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Rotroaclniiflnt Ideas Get a Backset in the
Board of Education ,
J.tmt HPIIVCH n Slcli Over ( lie Almiiiliiii-
jupnt of Hctrciiuliliivni Iilciix
tlctllnw llncU to the ( Mil
"I don't tee wlmt Is becoming of nil our
retrenchment Ideas , " nlghcd Member Lunt
ot the Hoard of Rdncatlnn toward the end
of last night R meeting of thr board. As he
KOVO vent to the expression he wore a
\\carled look , for the tlda wna against him.
The first cause of Lunt'fi sorrow wns found
In thu election of Miss Fumilo Arnold as
supervisor ot music , tor the was nt last
elected. The motion that "wo proceed to
elect n supervisor of music" uns been up'be-
fore every board meeting since last June.
It has always been voted down. Last night
It carried. The jcas were : Akin , Anderson ,
Ilandlmucr , Davidson , Glllcspic , Lowe , Tu-
Itcy , Itlinndc.v S. The nays were : Kdwards ,
Oration , Johnson and Lunt I.
Limt's was the only voice raised against
the motion. Ho said that he was opposed
to nny fads , In vlow of the present condi
tion of the fchool fund , and furthermore that
he did not believe In reinstating any of the
departments that had brcn ruled out In a
previous scheme of retrenchment adopted
by the board.
At once after the election of Miss Arnold
her salary was fixed at $ t,100 a year , $100
less than she has been receiving heretofore.
The difference was neutralized , however , by
the addition of the amount to thu salary of
the Biipcrvlsor ot drawing , Miss llltt , which
was also placed at $1,100.
Lunt groaned again when Davidson arose
with a motion to reopen a room In the
Davenport school near Thirty-eighth and
Davenport streets , which the board had al
ready decided to close during the coming
year. Davidson stated that the westerners
wanted as much school as the people In the
vicinity of the Ambler and Druid Hill schools ,
which the board had also decided to close ,
but one or two rooms of which they deter
mined at the last meeting to open. David
son's motion stated that there was a "crying
need" for the school.
Then Lowtr wanted n room opened also at
the Fort Omaha school , the fourth and lost
school the board decided to close. He de
termined , however , to make no motion to
that cited , but In place did move that a
committee bo Instructed to consider the ad
visability of opening the school or provid
ing means for transporting the school chil
dren to the nearest school In the vicinity
of the fort. In explanation ho stated that
jioople In the neighborhood of the fort were
Iclcklng because their children had to walk
too far to school.
Upon a vote it was decided to open a
room In the Davenport school. As It wns
discovered that the lease of the ground on
which the building stood had been cancelled
l > y the board a committee was Instructed to
re-lease the ground or to lease some other
grounds In the Immediate vicinity. Miss
Jlyra Laltuo was elected principal of the
school and Mrs , Zelgler the janltress. Mrs.
Mary Uarth and Miss Muttle Arnold were
elected Janltrcsses respectively of the Am
bler and Druid Hill schools , both ot which
were reopened at the last meeting ot the
Lunt's visage bore another pained expres
sion when the board authorized the purchase
of any number , up to 2,500 copies , of "Se
lections from the Bible. " n compilation of
biblical selections by W. II. Onahan , J. II.
Harrows and C. C. Bouncy , at a cost of 25
cents each. The resolution authorizing the
purchase was Introduced by Colonel Akin as
chairman of a committee. It further pro
vided that the "same be read In the schools
of Omaha , subject to rules hereafter to be
adopted. "
Various expressions were given vent to
after the Introduction ot the resolution ,
Lowe did not believe the children needed the
book. Edwards wanted the whole bible In
troduced Into the schools if any biblical
Instruction was to bo given. Colonel Akin
thought the Idea a good one because It en
abled tha pupils to become acquainted with
biblical quotations. Glllcsplo thought the
book would do great good and saw no objec
tion from a sectarian point ot view , because
It was compiled by an orthodox Catholic , nn
orthodox Presbyterian and an orthodox He
The resolution was adopted and the books
authorized to bo purchased by a vote of 7
to 5. Akin , Anderson , Davidson , Glllcsple ,
Johnson , Lunt and Tukey voted In the
affirmative and Edwards , Gratton , Jordan ,
Lowe and Rhoadcs In the negative.
It IB proposed that the books shall be usctl
In the grammar grades. It Is calculate * !
that 2M)0 ) will furnish every two children
with a book , a sufficient number In the opin
ion of the board. The cost will bo $625.
Shortly afterward Gratton Introduced a
resolution by which an "anti-tobacco pledge'
was to bo put In force lu the schools. The
pledge reads as follows :
I hereby promise not to nso cigarettes or
tobacco In any form during my school life
If I wish to bo released from this pledge
I will consult the principal of this school
"What arc wo trying to do ? Run a
Sunday school ? " growled Lowe.
When the resolution came up a viva
voce vote failed to pass It. On a roll call
however , It was adopted by a vote ot 9 to 3
only Lowe , Lunt and Rhoadcs casting votes
against it. The pledge was ordered prlntci
and a sufficient number la to bo obtalnci
for distribution In all the schools.
Treasurer Edwards reported that out
standing school warrants , nn which Inter
est has ceased , amount to $19,250.37 , whllo
$33,078.21 worth of outstanding warrants
ore drawing 7 per cent Intercut. The Iml
once in thu treasury Is $25C5S.GO.
In a report Superintendent of Buildings
II , J. Banker informed the board that between
tween 350 and 400 window lights were
broken in the Central , Park , Saratoga
Lothrop , Lulio , Kellom , Long annex , Cuss
Dodge and High schools by last Saturday's
Btorm. The damage Is being repaired.
The superintendent of Instruction am
the superintendent of buildings were author
ized to arrange for an exhibit at the state
fair at n cost of not more than $40.
Elizabeth Shirley was elected to the prln-
clpalshtp of Ambler school , which has been
vacant , owing to the declination of Clara
n. Mason , who bad been elected , trat pre
ferred a position as teacher.
Mrs. Mary L. Kldrtcr was elected prin
cipal of Druid Mill school.
Secretary John Laughland asked permis
sion to use 20 chairs belonging to the hoard
n the Associated Charities dining hall at
ho state fair. The board was reminded
hat by grunting the request It would help
n caring for the poor during the winter.
Supplies of the value of $100 were ordered
or the manual training department ,
The High school committee , superintend
ent of instructions and principal ot High
ichool were Instructed to wait upon Gen-
er.il Copplngcr and Colonel Casey , com-
naiidanl nt Fort Crook , with regard to se
curing the services ot a military otnccr
to Instruct the High school cadets.
E. U. Page , Dr. W , F. Mllroy and TUIss
Anna Fooa were elected as the examining
committee for the ensuing year.
Owing to the fact that the next regular
ncetlng of the board , three weeks from
list night , wilt fall on the evening Imme
diately preceding the day on which the
schools open , adjournment was taken for
only two weeks.
CITY oFi'MciAi.s"mmmx IIOMK.
Hi-port HiivliiK 11 ml Mo t l
i\our * I on.
The party composed of members of the
city council , several city hall employes and
an advertising committee of the Transmls-
HlppI Exposition , returned homo last even
ing from the west , after nn absence ot two
weeks. Of the city council there were
Messrs. Allan , Burmclster , Prince. Taylor
and Thomas. Among the other city hall men
there were John Westberg , U. 11. Howell.
Dr. J. W. Blythln , G. ! ' . Munro and F. S.
Drownleo. The committee reptesentlng the
exposition was C. II. Klopp , A. Howell , W.
II. Taylor and S , L. Wiley. Several mem
bers of the original party did not make the
entire trip , but came home In advance.
The entire party reports n most enjoyable
time during the run among the mountains
of the far western states , and , although the
Jaunt was taken principally for pleasure ,
states that Omaha's Interests In connec
tion with the great show In 1898 were not
lost sight of. Among the principal points
visited were Butte , Mont. ; Pocatcllo , Idaho ,
and Haley , Hot Springs , Shoshone Falls.
Salt Lake City , Ogdcn , Denver and Manltou.
Whllo In Idaho a number of fishing trips
wore Indulged In and many of the finny deni
zens yanked from their native elements. At
Salt Lake , Ogden and one or two other
places S. L. Wiley , W. B. Taylor and Beech
Higby extolled the many benefits to bo de
rived from the exposition located In Omaha
and wore greeted on each occasion by largo
audiences. A quantity of Transmlsslsslppl
literature was distributed along the route
and will undoubtedly be productive of good
results. The entire party was photographed
on the arrival of the train In this city.
Mayor llroaU'li TiirnM In tinIlt to
the Kin1 neil I'ollop llonril.
At the meeting ot the Fire and Police
board last evening Mayor Broatch reported
that he had appointed John C. Roach , II. D.
Flsk. J. J. Cody , W. A. King , John Stiles ,
George Week , J. H. Carpenter , J , L. Wells ,
W. M. Cuslclc , C. B. Boyce , W. Y. Price ,
James Stockdalc , A. D. White , Bailey Davis ,
J. A. Norton , J. M. Talbot. Dave Rowden
and Louis McCoy special police to serve
during the State fair.
Chief of Police Segwart reported meals for
city prisoners amounting to $173 for the
month of July , also the number of days mem
bers of the force were absent as 135.
W. W. Cox , patrolman , was granted five
days' leave ot absence.
John Gorman of hook and ladder No. 1
pleaded guilty to a violation of the rules
and was discharged. Jack Mangel of spe
cial company No. 11 was also reported for
noncompllance with the rules and his case
was postponed till next Monday night.
AVntorat Uu to tlic Stnnilitril.
No business wns transacted at yesterday
afternoon's meeting of the Real Estate ox-
chnnpe. The subject of the valuation ot city
properties received considerable attention
and was followed by a discussion on the
quality of the city water. Many members
argued tlmt the water was Inferior to thai
the city has received In the past and that
some stejw should be taken to Improve It.
F. D. Johnston , Rockford , 111. , Is a Barker
J. H. Ager of Lincoln was In the city yes
J. II. Brown , Norfolk , is stopping at the
L. Oswald , Philadelphia , Pa. , Is registered
at the Barker.
Ora Haley of Laramlo was an Omaha vis
itor yesterday.
O. B. Manvllle , a Tllden stockman , was In
the city yesterday.
James H. Ford of Logan , la. , was among
the yesterday's arrivals.
John C. Watson of Nebraska City was
among the Omaha arrivals yesterday.
Henry G. Hay and C. W. Burdlck of Chey
enne were Omaha visitors yesterday.
19. O. Brandt , assistant auditor of the
Burlington , left yesterday for Denver.
Sam Blagdon and H. A. Hauptman of
Julian , Neb. , are registered at the Barker.
Bishop Worthlngton has gone east am ]
will visit relatives In Detroit , Mich. , for
a short period.
Mrs. Lee , wife of Dr. E. W. Lee , left for
Chicago last night , where she will visit
friends for a short period.
F. L. Weaver has gone to Washington , D.
C. , on a business trip and will visit several
seaside cities before returning.
J. B. Smith , assistant general freight
agent for the Burlington , left last night
with his family for a short western trip ,
L. J. Drake , who has been visiting his
son , Mr. Seth Drake of this city for a few
days , left last night for his home In
Miss Alice Drome , who haa been taking
an extended Pacific coast trip , Including
San Francisco and Portland , returned home
last evcntne ; .
Senator John M. Thurston left last even
ing for the east where ho will deliver a
number ot campaign speeches in Vermont
New Hampshire and New York.
J. Francis Lee , general agent of the
passenger department of the Canadian Pa
cific , returned to his home In Chicago
yesterday after a stay of several days In
Nebraskans at the hotels : C , D. Finch
and wife , Kearney : W. Wllcox ; and wife
North Platte ; B. J. McDonald , Emernon
John Drlscoll , Craig ; J. E. Jenkins , Schuy-
ler ; George Berry , Battle Creek ; J. C
Snodgrass , wife and Miss Snodgrass , Spring
South Omaha News
There will be ft meeting of the city council
this evening and considerable business ot
Importance will come up. Ex-City Clerk
ilaly will be called upon to attend and tell
what ho knows about the missing water
works contract , and ex-Mayor Ed-Johnston
has promised to be present and make a
talk In support ot his statement that there
never was a contract , H was learned yester
day that the finance committee would report
favorably on the payment ot the Drls-
cell claim. Mrs. Drlscoll died several
weeks ago and the administrator of her
estate has not yet made any demand for
the amount of the judgment she obtained.
It was reported In municipal circles yes
terday afternoon that live of the councilmen -
men would vote for the payment of the
claim. The Jetter fence matter Is also
expected to come up as a report from the
special committee Is looked for. Jetter
wants the city to pay him $857 before he
removes the fence which he has built across
Thirtieth street. Some of the members of
the council are In favor of settling the
claim In order that the street may be opened
without delay , while others fall back on
the statutes governing the refunding of taxes
and say they do not see how the city can
refund the money without violating the
law. The annual report of the city treas
urer , which shows the condition of the
city's nuances , will be read and discussed.
Coinllllo f I'VciTT-r MiirlCft.
The demand for feeder cattle still exceeds
the supply at this market. Receipts ot
range cattle have been light nearly all ot
this month , but this Is accounted for from
the fact that sonic time ago prices dropped
way down and a great number of ranchmen
let their herds return to the range. In
Wyoming along the Burlington road water
was scarce during the summer and the grass
dried out , leaving the stock thin. Rains
have since fallen up there and the grass has
freshened up considerable. As soon as the
cattle put on a little additional flesh ship
ments will begin to come In at a lively rate.
In spite of the small receipts South Omaha
has held Its own In the feeder market. Dur
ing the first fifteen days of this month
there were shipped from the yards here
G.6-16 cars of feeders divided among the
states ns follows : Nebraska , 1,921 cars ;
Illinois , 517 cars ; Iowa , 2,834 cars ; Kansas ,
394 cars , and Missouri , 90 cars. This makes
a total of 168,150 head ot feeders sold at
this market In half a month , and still the
demand is greater than the supply , The
majority of the feeders sold nt this point
will bo returned to this market. All of
those fattened in Nebraska will be mar
keted here , n largo portion of those sent
to Iowa will come back here and quite a
number from Kansas and Missouri. Last
week 102 cars of feeders , 2,801 head were
shipped out , mostly to Nebraska points.
Money Is a little easier and farmers de
siring to purchase feeders to fatten are
not having any difficulty at the present time
In obtaining the money necessary.
' 1'roiililr Over Onrlm o.
For some tlmo trouble has been brewing
betwen th occupants of the block at the
northwest corner ot Twenty-fourth and N
streets and the saloon keepers on Twenty-
fourth street whoso places of business are
nearby. The occupants of the block ob
jected to the men who congregated In the
rear ot these saloons and drank beer out of
cans. In order to put a stop to this the
owners of the property built a hlg board
fence around the rear of the block , thus
shutting oft access to the rear of
the saloons. This plan worked all
right until yesterday , when the saloon
keepers commenced to burn n quantity
of garbage which had accumulated on ac
count of it being Impossible for the garbage
wagon to get to the rear of the liquor
bouses. The odor of the burning garbage
was more than the nostrils of those In the
block could stand and the matter was re
ported to the mayor. In company with the
agent of the property where the saloons arc
located the mayor looked over the surrouud-
Ings and at once ordered the fence torn
down , or at least a portion of It , so as to
allow the passage of a wagon , The garbage
master then hauled all of the refuse away
and the saloonkeepers were ordered not to
allow garbage ot any kind to accumulate ,
but to have It moved every day or twice a
day If necessary. It is thought that the
trouble , which has been on for some 5fme , Is
now ended.
ClllllIinlfTIl IlllttOIl HllMllK'HH.
A representative of nn eastern campaign
button factory was In the city for a few
hours yesterday. He said that his flrm wns
doing an Immense business In ev ry state In
the union. When asked which he sold the
most of , gold or silver buttons , he said tn.it
up to the present tlmo orders had been
coming in for four dozen McKinley buttons
to two dozen Bryan buttons. In Ihls
state he said that ho sold two McKinley
buttons to one Bryan button. While this
genial representative ot the campaign but
ton factory said that ho was not a politician
ho thought It would be safe toplck the win
ner from the way the buttons were selling.
He exhibited an order just received through
the mall from a Colorado city for 100 dozen
goldbug buttons and forty dozen Bryan
buttons. This goes to show that all of the
voters In Colorado are not advocates of
free silver.
Mnxlr City GiiNxlii.
E. P. Meyers of Ogalalla Is registered at
one of the hotels.
The city council will sit this morning ns
a board of equalization.
John Ralston of Cozad is In the city at
tending to snmo business.
Born , to Joseph Charvat and wife. Twenty-
third and Brown streets , a son.
Miss Sopliio Sorensen , 274 South Twen
tieth street , IP down with typhojd fever.
A daughter has been born to Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Beranek , Nineteenth and P streets ,
George Mitchel of Uva , Wyo , , came down
yesterday and marketed four cars of cattle.
J. 1C. Baker , a ranchman located nt
American Falls , Idaho , was in the city yes
terday ,
Policeman Mulcahy shot a dog belonging
to A. L. Bergqulst yesterday which was sup
posed to be mad.
T. E. Hall of Lyons , a well known shipper
to this market , was here yesterday looking
far some feeders ,
II , C. Bostwlck , cashier of the South
Omaha National bank , has returned from a
trip to New York ,
W. S. Pugsley , a ranchman from Fetter-
man , Wyo. , was at the yards yesterday
with seventeen cars of cattle ,
The Ladles' Aid society of the First Pres
byterian church will glvo a social nt the
tennis court. Twenty-third and H streets.
this evening. An IntbhWlng program has
been prepared for therfit/enslon.
There w s a mcetlnfi.oSouth ( Omaha ic-
publlCAns at Plvonka na\l \ , Twcntyfour'.h and
L streets last night. ' " H. J. Cornish ot
Omaha delivered an addfrts.
Holders of warrants on the general fund
with registered numbers.up * o and Including
1C33 can obtain the TTish by applying nt
the office of the city treasurer.
F. A. Agnew leaves Mliftay for Newton ,
Kan. , where hewill YlsUM'I ' * family for a
reck , after which ho Y'"AR ° on to Quthrle
and Oklahoma to attend Ib some business.
This evening the FlrBI fMptlst church will
give a trolley party for ; the benefit ot the
ihurch. Fuur cars havq been engaged and
U Is expected that a large \inmber will take
the ride. ' ' f ! |
The horse buying season has opened ear
lier than usual and there Is now quite a de
mand for horses , especially good smooth
western horses. Just now the local buyers
are after young animals of this class to fit
up tor the fall trade. Within a few weeks
the eastern and southern markets will open
and then there will be a strong demand for
all classes of horses.
A simple , everyday succession of events
and a scries ot pictures ot New York life
make up the Ingredients employed by Ada
Leo Dascom In her play , "A Uowery Girl. "
Yet there is so much that Is realistic and
genuine , so much that takes hold of the rc-
nlltles of lite In a great city , that it appeals
to every one. What country boy has not
heard of New York , the metropolis ot Amer
ica , and who has not pictured In his mind
the famous Uowery ot that city , probably
the best known street In any city of the
world , where all classes and characters con
gregate ? The play alms at once to be re
alistic and mclo-dramatlc , with a mixture
of comedy. It Is built around characters
who represent the old region of what Is
Identified with the history ot New York City.
Last season "A tlovvery Girl" was a great
success In New York , Boston" , Chicago , Phil
adelphia and * U the largo cities , and will
undoubtedly continue to prove one of the
best attractions as a nielo-drama for many
years to come. "A Uowery Girl , " with all Its
scenic and mechanical effects and the en
tire metropolitan company , headed by the
clever comedienne , Florrle West , will be
produced at Hoyd's theater on Sunday , Mon
day aud Tuesday evenings next.
VolormiH if tinI.nlo Willllt'iiit'in -
l i rt'il li.v tlif Ci'iH-rnl Citivvriititrnl.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 17. ( Speclnl.-
Penstons granted , Issue of July 31 , were :
Nebraska : Original Almeron Reed , Danbury -
bury , lied Willow : John Harton , Wllber ,
Saline ; Peter Keating , Fort Oinahu , Doug
las ; Samuel Darnell , Uralnerd , Uutlcr ; Tre-
mont AV. lllckel , Omiiha' , Douglas ; William
Beach , Omaha , Douglas. Increase William
II. Allen , Fort Omaha. Douglas ; ( Special
August 5) ) , William J. Dryilen , Urownvllle ,
Nemaha. Original widow : Kelssuo ( Spe
cial , August B ) , Li. Annette AVllson , Atkin
son , Holt.
Iowa : Restoration and ; Increase John II.
Cole , Marshalltown , Marshall. Increase
Archibald Plesson , Carllslf , Warren ; Abel
Savage , Clmrlton , Lucas , Reissue John W.
Cease , DCS Molnrs , Pllk.
Colorado : Original NelKhn Cantrll , Ellza-
beth , Elbert. Uelssue William C. Clark ,
Cripple Creek , El Paso. '
Issue of August 1 v Hreij
Nebraska : Original William Colling , In-
dlnnola , Red Willow : William Mntilll ,
Omaha , Douglas : Hurry Hrinkman , Alma ,
Uuffalo : Deles Kearns , Silver Crook , Jler-
rlck. Renewal Frederick Veto , Fairbiiry ,
Jefferson. Reissue Fayuttp.Klngslcy , He
bron , Thnyor. Otlglnar'v'ldows , etc. Nancy
S. Drake , Falls City , ' 'Richardson. ' Reissue
Selah Abbott ( futhcM , Ohadron , Dawes.
lowsx : Original WlllJmn G. IJusler. Tip-
ton , Cedar. Incrcase-j'Yyilllani C. Qulgley ,
Florls , Davis. Original widows , etc. Nancy
A. Ycman ( mother ) , Al'cona , Kussuth ;
Sarah J. Pepper , Marshalltown , Marshall ;
Huldnh C. Harris , Des'JIoihes , Polk , llels-
mie Phyliuicy Robert * , Garwln , Tama.
South Dakota : Aclfiijlojual JLJeorge MH-
lard , Altnmprttpuuql. , , „ , , , „ . , . , , , .
Montana : Orfgliiatijc5cinlali ; Caum. Plo-
gan. Tcton. * ' " ' "
Coloraclor OrlglnalGeorge V. Avery.
Denver , ArnpaJioe , Original widow Caroline
line M. Crawford. Denver , Arapahoe.
North Dakota ; Increase William 11. Tay
lor , Niagara , Grand Forks.
Issue of August 3 were :
Nebraska Original : Wells I , . Hunter ,
Heatricc , Gigo ; James Hates , De Holt ,
Douglas. Increase : Jiunes F. Pierce , Have-
lock. Lancaster.
Iowa Original : Samuel Frost. DCS
Molnes. Polk. Increase : Charles M. Jen
nings , Newton , Jasper ; Elisim Moore. Lan
sing , Allamakee ; Hpps Patterson , liloom-
fleld , Davis. Rolssuo : Jerry Richardson ,
Williams , Hamilton. Original widow : Eliza
A. Holmes , Montrose , Lee.
Issue of Aust 3 were :
Colorado Original ! Edward Dugnn , Sa-
lldu , Chnffco ; Robert S. Morrison , S.agau-
che , Saguache ; Juan Hantlstu Martinez
Gulnare , Las Animus ; ( special August 7)
William A. Wnsson , Del Norte , Rio Grande.
South Dakota Original : Joseph Royle ,
Ipswich. Edmunds. Restoration and reIssue -
Issue : Charles C. McCreary ( deceased ) ,
Montrose , McCook. Increase : Charles J.
Weiss , Hot Sorlnes , Fall River ; Alfroil P.
Hull , Wcntworth , Lake. Original widows ,
etc. : Ida C. Wornhoff , Rapid City , IVnnlng-
ton ; Annie L. McCvcnry , Montrose , JIc-
'Wyoming Original : Arnold L. Dlssell ,
Rook Springs. Swectwnter.
Montana John Jacob Graff , Shelly , Te-
Xt'i'tiir from ilip SlyKhlli "I'uiieli" lOv-
triicli'il liy Hnriier'H Ilir/.ar ,
Columbus had just returned from a little
haunting tour of Italy.
"Havo a good time ? " asked Johnson.
"Yes ; I was very much Interested In visit
ing the house In which I was born at
Genoa. "
"Really ? " And has U changed much ? "
asked Johnson ,
"I don't know , " said Columbus. "I never
was In It before. "
"It doesn't pay to go back on your fixed
habits , " observed Socrates. "Look at old
Diogenes , for Instance. Never went any
where without his lantern , and now he's
been arrested , "
"What for ? " queried Caesar.
"Riding a wheel without a lamp , " snick
ered Socrates.
"Diogenes was very rich , wasn't he ? "
asked the shad of an American politician
of Alclblades.
"On the contrary. Ho was very poor , "
said Alclblades ,
"Strange. " said the politician. "I heard
he had a barrel , " *
"No , " eald Alclblades. ' "It wns only a
tub. " . i : .
\tirthnli1ern 1/rRC It for the l > xjimUlt > ii
SIU- .
At the meeting of the Northsldc Im
provement club at Erlllnger'a hall last night
but little business was transacted. Louis
LUtlcfleld , chairman of the committee de
tailed to confer with the Council Bluffs
people In reference to supporting the Miller
riark location for the Trausrals&lsslppl K.tpo-
sltlon , reported progress. He said several
of the committee had talked with parties In
that city In connection with in'ttlng ! '
mats mealing In order to discuss the subject.
They were to make a report In a few days
and the future action ot the club would be
guided accordingly.
In cnso n meeting In the Bluffs should
bo called the Omaha delegation who were
down for speeches would go over there In a
special motor train and explain at length
the advantages of the Milter park location.
The date of the meeting will be announced
In the papers on both sides of the river.
John Wlgman , chairman ot the committee
having In charge the subscriptions to the ex
position stock , stated that he had taken a
trip to Florence and had met with fair suc
cess among the townspeople. Ho suggested
that It would be a good plan for the members
ot the committee to niako a canvass from
house to house In the northern portion of the
city for the purpose of raising funds , and
this was discussed at length by those pres
ent. The subject wns referred to the exec
utive committee ot the club , which meets at
the Commercial club rooms Friday evening.
J. Y. Craig , having In charge the drafting
ot maps which will show the advantages of
the Miller park location ns regards railroad
facilities and Its proximity to the central
portion of the city , submitted several
sketches , which were approved by the club.
Blue prints will bo made ot one ot the
sketches for general distribution. The club
adjourned to meet nt Urlllngcr R hall next
Monday evening , _
Sum Alblit rroiititpit to Prntcot It In
tin * Kiituro.
Sam Albln. living at S2C North Twenty-
fourth street , has had rather a peculiar ex
perience In the matrimonial line It his state
ments to the police arc correct. Last even
ing he called at police headquarters and
stated to the captain In charge that ho had
taken to himself a wife on July 2S last. The
honeymoon was of short duration , for Mrs.
Albin showed marked favors to a former
admirer of hers named Sam Bell , who rooms
at 319 North Fifteenth street. In about n
week she left Albln and went to preside
over Bell's home. This arrangement con
tinued until last night , when a truce was
declared between man and wife and she
agreed to resume her wifely duties and live
with htm again. Albln merely dropped In
nt the station to say that he had purchased
a largo revolver and her would like to have
the police notify Bell of that fact. Ho said
Bell was a watchman for the Omaha Coflln
Manufacturing company and the prospects
were that If he was seen around his home
he might have a chance to occupy one of
the firm's products. Albln lett under the
assurance that Bell would be duly notified ,
MrM. Wilson Is UrMtltuto.
It was reported at police headquarter ?
yesterday that Mrs. Cora Wilson , who waf
accidentally shot by Thomas Eaklns .1
short tlmo ago. Is In destitute circum
stances. ThP woman lives with her two
children at 1321 Leavenworth street. She
Is still confined to her bed ns the resul
of the wound received by the pistol bal
and has been unable to gain her usual Hy
ing by means ot the needle and taking It :
washing. The matter was referred to .Mat ;
ron Bennett and last evening she obtalnei :
a supply of provisions from Uic countj
supply depot. _
SivrillNli Unptlxt ConlVrt'Uco.
The session of the Swedish Baptist Ken-
eral conference will be held In this city or
September IS and 19. The meetings will b (
hold In the Swedish Baptist church , Cl !
North Eighteenth street.
Ittilu AV111 Fall In I'urt of Xel
ami It Will Hi'ViirmiT. .
WASHINGTON. Aug. 17. The forecast fo ;
Tuesday Is :
For Nebraska Local rains , partly cloudj
weather ; slightly warmer ; southeasterli
South Dakota Partly cloudy weather
local showers ; easterly to southerly winds
slightly warmer.
For Oklahoma and Indian Territory-
Local thunderstorms in the eastern portion
southerly winds.
For Missouri and Iowa Partly cloud ;
weather , with local rains ; easterly winds.
For Colorado Partly cloudy weather
probably local showers In southern portion
cooler In southern portion ; variable winds
For Wyoming Occasional showers ; parti ;
cloudy weather ; wanner In eastern portion
variable winds.
For Montana Fair , except local showers
In northern portion ; cooler In southern per
tlon- northerly winds , becoming variable
For Kansas Local showers ; easterlj
winds ; warmer In northern portion ; sllghtlj
cooler in southwest portion.
I.ooul lloc-onl.
OMAHA. Aug. 17. Omaha record o tern
perature and rainfall compared with tin
corresponding day of the past years
Maximum temperature. . . 67 SO SB 7 !
Minimum temperature. . . . Bl ( .0 67 t >
Average temperature . Bt , d S2 ii
Precipitation . T .00 .00 .01
Condition of temperature and proclplta
tlon nt Omaha for the day and since Marcl
1 , 1S9 :
Normal temperature . ii
Deficiency for the day . !
Accumulated excess since March 1 . 14 :
Normal precipitation . 11 Incl
Deficiency for thu day . lllnct
Total precipitation since Men 1..21.CS Inchoi
Excess since March 1 . am Inches
Deficiency corresp'g period ISOH. . SC2 Inches
Deficiency corresp'g period IbDl. . 11.81 Inches
Ki-IMirlM from SlalloiiN nt N ] i. in.
? 3 |
Omnlm , cloudy
North J'latte , cloudy , . . ,
Suit Lake City , cluuily. ,
Cheyenne , part cloudy , . ,
Itaplil City , cloudy
Huron , cloudy
On I CHE . cleur
Ht. I'julrt , cloudy
St. Paul , purl cloudy
Davenport , cloudy
Kansas flty , cloudy. . , , . . , , . , , , . , , .
Helena , clear
Havre , clear ,
HNmarck , cloudy , . .
WJIIlHton. part cloudjr. . . , , . , .
Galventcn , part cloudy. . .
T Indicates trace of precipitation ,
L. A. WULS1I. Observer.
As to the Admirable System of Drs. Copelutid &
Sheparcl is Rapidly and Favorably Increasing ,
Everybody Knows Something of Wlmt They txro Doing for Chronic
Invalids. But to These Who Doslro to Investigate Fully n
Trinl Trontmont Will bo Given FVI nr rii : rin. .
W rc Olt a font Hint Wns Sot
UN Own.
Ed Sutton , mayor of Shcoley , Is having
considerable trouble In becoming disen
tangled from the meshes of the law. Lnst
Saturday ho was released , after serving a
sixty-day sentence In the county Jail for an
assault. With In a few hours he was re-
arrostcd on the charge of larceny and yester
day morning was sent back to the county
jail for twenty days.
It seems that when his time expired
Sutton believed that Ills uttlro was not In
keeping with his dignity. Ho therefore
picked out the best coat and vest that ho
could find belonging to other prisoners lu
the Jail. AVIth these ho walked out. It hap
pened that the clothing belonged to George
Oliver , who Is something of a dude. Oliver
very speedily discovered his loss and at once
made complaint.
Sutton had very little defense , as the coat
was discovered on his back. Ho said that
lie obtained It from a friend , but neverthe
less pleaded guilt } ' to the charge against
\Vorkliiw to HiMioli Homo.
Mrs. Anna Ewlng , 53 years of age , and a
little granddaughter will be sent to Okla
homa by Police Matron Uennctt If the
latter can Induce the Associated Charities
to become Interested In them. Mrs. Kwlng
has succeeded In raising $6 toward obtain
ing a railroad ticket.
Mrs. Ewlug came to this city a year and n
half ago to respond to a call from n dying
daughter. The daughter died and left a llt-
tlo child. Mrs. Ewlng succeeded In sup
porting herself and the baby until some
time ago , when she became 111. She de
sires to return to her husband In Oklahoma ,
who cannot come for her because ho Is hold
ing down a claim and cannot send for her
because he has not the means.
Arrest I'll tin Suspicion.
Last Saturday night detectives ar
rested W. Wilson and Frank Winslow -
low on suspicion of knowing something about
the murder of W. F. Eyster at Lincoln.
The arrest was made chiefly because Wilson
lives In the neighborhood In which Eyster's
body was found. Ho gives his address as
310 South Tenth street. Wlnslow alleges
that he simply passed through Lincoln en-
route from Salt Lake.
Yesterday morning the Lincoln authorities
were notified of the arrest. They stated that
they did not think that Wilson or the other
man was In any way connected with the
murder. They will , however. Investigate ,
and in the meantime the two men will be
held In this cHy.
Parson Ciinvln e l tlio .FullIT.
A preacher Is in custody at the city Jail.
He was arrested this morning on the charge
of being a vagrant and a suspicious char
acter. He was found In the burnt district ,
whcro he sayshe was seeking to obtain
"What is your occupation ? " asked the
"I am a cook and a reverend , answered
the prisoner.
The latter part of the statement was dis
believed , but the man convinced the jailer
by producing the following card :
"Kev. W. E. Mansfield , Inspirational Lec
turer , Platform Test and Business Me
dium. "
ArrcNOil for Stealing Timber * .
M. A. Hooney was arrested lust night at
the Instance of N. A. Kuhn , who charges
Rooney with larceny. A house belonging to
Kuhn , located neur Forty-second and
Davenport streets , was blown down during
the storm Saturday night and the owner
hired Charles Weir to remove the debris ,
llooney called at the place during the after-
neon and helped himself to a wagon Iniul
of brleks and pieces of timber. The value
, of the stuff taken was only a few dollars.
A Womim'M Ilrnvi > A 'i.
One of the most exciting Incidents of the
terrible wind , rain and hall Htorm of Satur
day occurred at Eighteenth and Dodge
streets. A largo delivery wagon of the W.
It. Dennett company hud Just turned the
corner , when It wan caught In llio whirl
wind and completely upset , the front wheels
breaking loose , and the team stimuli to
run , Driver Hartel became tangled in UK-
linen and was being- drugged along In peril
of his life. A woman , glancing Irom her
window , B.IW the man's danger. Shi-
snatched un n lii-uvy blanket , rushed
into the alreot and fearlessly caught the
lirldlo of ono of the frightened horses. Hho
then managed to Ret the blanket over Us
lioad and brought the team to n standstill.
The driver regained his feet , s\ crowd
quickly gathered , and before the driver
could offer Ills thanks the woman had reentered -
entered her home. It has since been learned
that the name of the bravo woman IB Sirs.
Samuel Burns of 1723 Dodge street ,
ROBERTS Melvln Do , In Denver , Cole , ,
Sunday , August in , of consumption. Fu
neral Tuesday at Red Oak , lu.
GHTTIXC8 > ' ' ( m 'ml !
Suoretury KnrntiN OpritN IllH ( Illloe !
( In- Mill n ril Hotel.
llobcrt W. Furnas , secretary of the Stata
Uoard of Agriculture , arrived In the city last
ovcnliiK and this morning will open up his
olllco In the Mlllard hotel. Mr. Furnas will
maintain this olllco until the fair opens ,
when It will bo removed to the fair grounds.
LIke the other members of the State Fair
board , Mr. Furnas is enthusiastic over the
prospects of the coming fair which hu pre
dicts will excel anything ever before seen
In the atato , both In the way of exhibits and
In attendance. From all parts of thu
state come encouraging reports. Never be
fore In its history has the state had : nero
to exhibit which was worth seeing and the
interest In the fair has boon universal.
From now until the jates ; close on the
last day Mr. Furnas will devote
his entire tlmo to the fair and all who have
business to transact will II ml him at his
office In the Mlllard hotel up to the opening
day when ho will move to the fair grounds.
Council Xot Hclul.v fur
The oily council met in special session
long enough last nlfiht lo Introduce the
general appropriation ordinance and glvo
the United Presbyterian people permission
to float n Htn-anier at Fifteenth mid llnr-
noy streets to designate the hrndquiirteru
of the eighth annual convention of the
Young People's union.
Charles Christina has been arrested for
committing nn assault upon Joseph Swoboda.
Both parties live at Sheoley station ,
A charge of larceny has been preferred by
Augusta Kamercr against Charles Vanncss ,
charging him with stealing a keg of beer.
Thomas II. Cecil has commenced suit
against J. Heywnrd for $600 , alleged to bo
duo as commission on a real estate deal.
Eleven suits for amounts aggregating
$4,270 were started yesterday morning In the
county court against the Individual stock
holders of the Santa Clara Manufacturing
For the national Eisteddfod at Denver ,
September 1 to ft , there will bo ono flrst-
class fare , plus$2 , for the round trip.
These reduced rates will apply from points
on the Missouri river and west thereof.
I'M ward Morley has been arrested on a
charge of larceny preferred against him by
Clark , a restaurant keeper. Clark alleges
that Morley stole a quantity of new silver
ware , and a number of waiters' aprons and
Superintendent Pearso of the public schools
Is still on the sick list. The attending
physician expects that Mr. Pcarse will bo
able to spend a half hour a day at his olllco
this week , but outside of that he will bo
compelled to remain at home.
The police have received Information from
Clinton , la , , that three tramps have been
arrested at that place with a number of
new knives and razors In their possession
which they were trying to dispose of. It li
believed that the cutlery was stolen.
A proposition of ono of the roads In the
Western Passenger association to authorize
an additional date of sale of tickets for the
national encampment of the Grand Army
of the Republic at St. Paul from lower
Missouri river points has bccu negatived.
The Omaha National bank has commenced
an attachment suit In the district court
against George Oberno & Co. to recover
$5,500 alleged to bo duo on several notes.
This proceeding Is an echo of thu proceed
ings In Chicago by which this same flrm
retired from business.
Pat Maloney , Thomas Glffcn and Ed
Phalen bought a keg of beer yesterday
afternoon , transferred It to Twentieth and
I'lcrco streets and did a rushing "growler"
trade among themselves and a few neigh
bors. They were arrested on u charge
of disturbing the peace by "rushing the
growler. "
L. F. Weeks , 221-1 Chicago street , believed
that ho was far-sighted last Saturday night
when ho secreted a $185 watch and chain
In a pantry of his residence. A sneak thief ,
however , ferreted out the valuables early on
the night of the name day and decamped
with them. The loss ban been reported to
the police.
Any one desiring to furnish rooms or
board or both to the visitors at the state
fair may register at once at the Informa
tion Ilurcau ( under the auspices of the
Knights of Ak-Sar-Bcn ) at the Y. M , C , A.
building , 10th and Douglas streets , without
charge. The same satisfactory service , In
force last year will bo In operation again.
The police have received a report that
some unknown person throw a brick through
the window of the residence of Mrs. Stag-
neus , Seventeenth and Center streets , last
night. The brick struck a llttla boy , severely
Injuring his head. There Is no clew to the
person who threw the brick , but ho Is bo-
jleved to bo a boy with whom the family
has had trouble.
SANDY nuisvcoi.n
Is ft man consequently don't wear
those nice decidedly new ladles *
ox blood ? H.OO razor toe inco shoes
of ours that have black edged soles-
black laces and eyelets trimmed with
black stitching you can't get them any
where clsq for less than $ r > .00 wo only
nsk $ : UH > we're still giving twenty ort
on all our misses' Ian shoes better
nuiko your bcucctlon now while the
price Is down ,
Drexel Shoe Co.
1419 Faruam
And was sorry aftt-nvanls lie illdn't
KG ti > liahliilt's anil get n box of those
ili'lk'Ums chocolate bon bens oacli one
au original duslKii an attractive uoyelty
of graceful form of more tUau real
win-It-made of thu bent ami iwrest ma
terials under the personal supervision
of "HaUluff" Omaba's popular confec
tioner special candles iiitulu to barmou-
IXLvltli table decorations.
Balduff , Caterer ,
1520 Faruam
Or thought lie did Unit's because bis
eyes wcru'nt right butter liuvo tlmt little -
tlo child's eyes looked lifter before be
guts us old as Saudy we Imve tin eye
sight expert tlmt will examine bis eyes
free of charge maybe you don't know
it but if tbo eyes tire defective tbey
should bo treated nt once If not a
painful operation will surely bo neces
sary later wo know how to treat eyes
Aloe & Penfold Co.
EiSnWnt 1408 Fariiam
And he was disappointed you won't
be If you come to us for your drugs and
medicines we're selling llawley's Curl-
hie at J.le and 23e Thompson's wild
Cherry Phosphate at IfJc and 25c Men-
nen's Hoston Talcum Powder at Ifie
Carter's Wttlo Liver Tills nt It-'e
Palnp's Celery Compound at U7c that's
why our store Is always crowded wo
have plenty of help though you don't
have to wait and wo make it our busi
ness to satisfy you ,
Kuhn's Drug Store ,
nn Ti'.i.i.s A FHIIXI >
If he could just have heard one of
those sweet toned "Klmabll JV.anos"
the kind Hospe always handles hu
he would huvii been satisfied for
twenty-live years we've sold traded
and rented them and we know they
are Hit ) highest grade lowest priced
piano on earth endorsed by all the
leading musicians of the world and
carried off the highest awards at the
World's fair wo're selling lots of them
for cash or on easy terms.
'A. Hospe. Jr.
Music and Art 1513 Douglas
BrloC statement from nit Omaha law
yer. A home endorsement that tells
OMAHA. Neb. , August tlth. 1SIW.
ainco the 15th of Juno ult. , Or. Shcpard
has trpntcd mo for chronic catarrh , \\hlrh
hall mulcted my IIOSP , throat nnd coiicrnl
system the pant five years. I consider the
remits marvelous , ns I tun not now
troubled In the U-nst , and I believe a per
manent euro has been elToeted.
Attorney at I.uw ,
017 New York l.lfo Uulldlnir.
HAY i > -ivitt.
Kvery iiuc Mho In niilirct in HAA *
I'KVKH ilurliiK- Annual mill Soitoiil-
lu'lxliiitilil lo'Klu treutliu-nt IUMV. Tlio
iM'iMii-rrnco of HIM | nmii > .vliiK mill ill
( t- " > < liiC initially can tluiH be i > i'e-
II.VV FKVr.lt.
Au town lliiiiUcr nit tlic Ci > i > cluiHl
T ron t in in oC tlic Mnlaily.
Mr. Frederick tflun of UndflUTo , lown ,
and well known ns local manager ot the
Iowa , Savings nnd Loan association , IUIH
this to say of the Copcland treatment ot
hay fever :
"Kegm-dlng the celebrated Copelanil
now HI : AMI A HOY
Had all they could do to carry one of
those new twelve-foot wide linoleums
\ve have them in the new full patterns
from six to twelve feet wide Just what
you have been looking for yon won't
hareto carry them home wo will de
liver your purchase lay It too If yon
wish our new oil cloths cover more
styles I ban you have ever wen before
a feet 1 feet 0 Inches and 0 feet wide.
Omaha Carpet Co.
1515 Dodge
trt'ntineut for hay fever , I am nblo to
testify lo Us absolute cllloaoy from my
own piTsonsil oxpiM'loiuv. 1 hml bi'cu
sunVrliiK the nmial torments of the
malady ami found It Impossible to set
rollof. The slonnhiK l > of the , nose
and Its constant Uolilni ; and rnnnliiK ,
thn dull , heavy pnlns across the front
of the head , the wealc , watery and
Aiiniftlti ) ; eyes , the sore and aehhiK
tohils , the ruarltiR and lumlng In the
ears and the violent 'onjhliir } and
sneexlnj ? seemed an allllellon sent mo
for life , lint the Cupola ml treatment
acted like a eharm. I Kot well almost
before I could millm It. "
\V. II. COrni.AM ) . M. I ) . , lOonaultlnir
C. S. SHIM'.UU ) , Jl. 11. , f Physicians.
Ofllco Hours ; 9 to 11 n. m.2 ; to S p. in. Kvo-
nliiBS Wednesdays and Saturdays only
6 to S. Sunilny 10 to 12 in.
That's why ho telephoned 1559 for one
of our jjreut three.horxo ' 'VniiH'V-Uiu
kind tlmt will hold u wholu hoiiKufiill
of furniture ami not ruin It either-
we are on tliu niovo do It KO ( jnlfUly you
can Hcrvo your next meal In your now
homo experienced and careful help
everything kept dry and elean If you
are Kolut ; to move hotter telejihone lot
us have the work and troiiblo while you
tuUo the rest.
Omaha Van
1415 Farnaiu

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