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Volume of Irish Folklore that Sparkle with
Wit and Humor.
Bread aad 'Lasses," by Emllle Black,
more gtapp, a Well Known Iowa
Clab Woman, Will I
tereat Children.
"Darby O'OllI and the Good People," by
Hermlnle Templeton, seta forth the only
true account of the adventures of a daring
Tlpperary man named Darby O Gill among
the falrlea of 81eive-na-mon. They we-e
related by Jerry Murtaugh, a first cousia
of Darby's own mother and a reliable car
driver between Kilcuny and Balllnderg.
The fairies were known as "The Good Peo
ple," and for many generations they never
bothered any of Darby's kith or kin, but
finally for some "mysterious rayson th-y
soured on Darby and took the eldest of
his three foine pigs" whom he "admired
and rayspected." Nor were they satisfied
until they robbed poor Darby of all his
possessions. It was only by the most cun
ning strategy that Darby was able to re
cover his property, but he Anally did so.
To sdd to the trouble "his rlvlrence,"
Father Casstdy, did not believe In fairies,
even though they played all kinds of
pranks on him. But one night, in Darby's
cabin. Father Casstdy met Brian Con
nors, the king of the fairies, and the meet
ing resulted In the "conversion" of Fathur
Caesldy, "his rlvlrence" taking a bowl of
punch for "daycency's sake," while he
wondered what his flock would say to
sea him drinking punch "wld a little ould
pagan." The tales sparkle with wit nnd
humor and are the brightest and best col
lection of Irish folklore produced In a long
time. Published by McClure, Phillips & C.
'The Better Way," by Charles Wagner,
and translated from the French (which
bears the title "IAml") by Mary Louise
Handeo, Is a volume of essays In the form
of Imaginary conversations. The book '.
one that will smooth over the dark places
and help meet with courage and resign
tlon the dally trials and struggles that
coma to all in the discharge of their
duties In this life. "The main thing," aayi
the author, "la to have a firm faith In
God." It Is published by McClure, Phil
Hps Co.
"Civil War Stories," compiled from Offi
cial records, union and confederate. Is tho
title of a new book, published by tha Whit
taker St Ray company. Ban Francisco. John
T. Bel), formerly of the Second Iowa In
rantry, la the author. The book is com
piled from the war records not long since
completed, anl gives tha publlo an oppor
tunity of becoming acquainted with many
details of that Interesting period. It opens
with a telegram sent by President James
Buchanan to tha secretary of war on
Christmas day, i860, and takes up many
Interesting and hitherto unpublished facta
that transpired from that time to the close
of the great struggle between the north and
the south.
"Poems and Verses," by Carl Norton, is
a book of poems, very earnest and thought'
ful In their nature and distinguished for
their spiritual quality. Published by
Dana Eetes ft Co.
Rer. Stewart Sheldon In his book, The
Boot of AH Kinds of Evil," says that he
wl try o- show that 'money Is a false
.circulating medium.'" The pamphlet la a
plea for socialism, and the author Is evl
dently very much In earnest In his ideas,
Charles H. Kerr & Co., Chicago, are the
"Blue .Arland, or The Wanderer's Re
Vuro," is a tale of the rebellion In verse
"a memorable song to the loved ones so
dear. It breathes the. spirit of pure
patriotism and la a beautiful testimonial
to the "boys In blue," the soldier's prayer
being especially tender and pathetic
4iuv v dvuu oiiu ui vitiaim l i io au
thor and it la published by the Franklin
Press, Franklin, O.
A very neat little book verse published
b Doubleday Page ft Co., la "Verses by
a Mother and Daughter" under the title
"Hand in Hand."
The Certainty of a Future Life In
Mars." edited by L. P. Gratacap and pub
lished by Brentanos. are the posthumous
papers of Bradford Torre y Dodd. The au
thor and his father worked In an astron
omlcal station near Christ church. New
. Zealand. Ills father died and then the au
thor himself died as the result of ex
.. posure and shock received during tha re-
. ceiving of a terrestrial message from his
father. The book also contains a chapter
In the . planet Mara by Giovanni Schla
.'The Ministry of Love," by Irene Abbott,
is a book of verse, in which the author
writes feelingly to the great "middle elans,
In her preface she gives expression to the
very laudable hope that some "heart would
be softer and cleaner and better after my
aong." Published by Crane ft Co., Topeka.
As the title indicates, "Bread and
'Lasses," by Emilia Blackmore Stapp, is a
little book that will especially Interest chll
dren, though those who are beyond the age
of childhood will appreciate and enjoy the
bright anecdotes and sketches contained in
It. There is something suitable for all oc
. eajriona. haDDv or aad. humorous or
thetlr. The little folk are so natural and
do such Interesting things, one regrets the
author dope not tell more of them. The
book is beautifully Illustrated by P. J.
Monahan of Dps Moines. The home of the
author is In Des Moines, and she is well
known to Iowa club women as the editor
of the Woman's club department of the Des
Moines Mall and Times, the official organ
of the State Federation of Woman's Clubs.
George A. Miller Printing company, publishers.
'The Spoils of EnJplre" Is a romance of
Interest, by Francis Newton Thorpe, In
which the hero is Juan Fonseca Esteval,
Cortex's youthful, lieutenant and trusted
companion In adventure, who la saved from
the knives of the Attec priests when about
to be offered up on an altar as a sacrifice.
He follows the cross through seas of blood
to the attainment of wealth Incalculable,
and honors at the hand of his king, and
wins for his bride Princess Dorothea,
daughter of Montexuma himself, only to
fall a victim to the inquisition, which
breaks his body on the rack. He escapes
the auto da fe only because he ts supposed
to be dead, but Is permanently crippled.
and in this condition, through the devotion
of Dorothea and a few faithful friends,
among them a Dutchman, is spirited out of
Spsln and into Holland. Physically inca
pacitated from the further pursuit of arms,
he cultivates his wonderful tslent for
languages. He becomes famous as the
Scholar of Rotterdam," and his Spanish
name la transformed Into Jan van Estervelt
a name made glorious in ths annals of
the Dutch republic by his grandson of the
same name, who fought by the side of
William tha Silent Published by Little,
Brown & Co.
Why Board of Review Wai Not Famed
Monday Night
Democrats Demand that Three Sus
pended City Offices Be Filled by
Appointment Before They Will
ton Arm Anything".
Washington, Its Bights and Insights," by
Harriet Earhart Monroe, ts a book of 183
pages, about the national capital, written
by a public lecturer who understsnds the
art of imparting Information In an enter
taining manner. Tha author not only tells
the history, but the meaning of every
monument and Institution with patriotism
and connects the spirit of all with that of
our country. She also describes the archl
tecture of the government buildings and
explains the work carried on within and
the system of administration in each de
partment. Published by Funk ft Wagnall
"Wood Folk at School," by William J.
Long, Is the fourth volume in the "Wood
Folk Series." The title of the book sug
(eats tha central thought about which tha
author has grouped some of his fascinating
animal studies. Mr. Long lets us see the
little wilderness learners at work and at
play. Ha shows us vividly tha deer teach
ing her dainty fawns, tha moose directing
her ungainly calf, the old bear leading her
fat and whimsical cubs, the shy mother-
heron followed by her stilt-legged young'
stars on their first frog hunt these and a
score of other fascinating glimpses of anl
mat life never before recorded. All these
studies were made by the author from his
tent door in the heart of tha woods. Pub,
llshed by Glnn ft Co.
"Trenfa Trust and Other Stories," by
Bret Harte, Is one of tha new books pub
lished by Houghton, Mifflin ft' Co. There Is
in all aeven stories, and they deal with the
pioneer life of California. Mr. Harte's
talent for short stories was very hard to
equal, and this, his final volume, la ona of
his best
'Bridge Rules In Ryhme," by H. C,
Duval, and published by Pafraet'a Book
company, is a collection of rules for playing
bridge, gotten up In rhyme. Possibly these
words of the author best tell of the book:
"Oh, muse, forgive me, critics all desist,
my rhymes, tho' bad, perchance may teach
you whist"
Tha Republic of Plato," translated by
Alexander Kerr, professor of Greek In tha
University of Wisconsin, Is published by
Charles H. Kerr ft Co., Chicago. The price
ts 16 cents. .
Tha above books are for sale by the
Megeath Stationery Co., 1308 Farnam St
After Grip taRc
. It fives to tha debilitated sya.
tem the tonic and nerve food
noedi-d to quiet and strengthen
tha nerves, create appetite, aud
promote reatful sleep.
A Tonic and Nerve Food.
Omaha Delegates Retnrn from Bi
ennial Convention with Good
Dr. M. J. Ford and H. G. Stalder, who
were delegates to the biennial convention
of the Switchmen's union of North America
at Indianapolis, have returned to Omaha,
and say that tha gathering was one of the
beat in tha history of the organisation,
the rolls showing the largest membership
ever enjoyed. The next convention will be
held in the Hoosler metropolis, 15,000 be
ing offered by tha citlsens for the prlvl
lege. A former Omaha man, M. R. Welsh,
was honored by re-election as grand sec
retary-treaaurer, It being done by accla
matton upon motion of Dr. Ford. Mr,
Welsh has served a little more than ona
term and makea his headquarters at Buf
falo. Concerning the action of the union
In declaring against sympathetic strikes,
one of the returned delegstes said: "Thl
was simply putting on record a prlnclpl
that the organisation haa long held. In
1888 we went on a sympathetlo strike and
were nearly wiped out of existence as
result. We learned that our interests are
not Identical with the Interests of every
other union and since then have been will
Ing to extend moral support and financial
assistance to striking brothers of other
trades, but decline firmly to walk out I
sympatny in oraer to help them win. W,
seek to make the union strong within itself
and by following that course have gained
the respect of tha employers all over the
United States."
Ilave you heard of tba
Trip arranged for 700T Roe MAT
Read "Croaalng tha Rockies la the Par
horth," a tata of daring- aad hardship.
Other stories of human nature and ad
venture: caotoraDbs full ef rstreaa
lac osldoor tarl).
Orae? at aaoa, April sold eut within it sours
Meteorological gnmmary for May.
ine meteoroiosicai umm,r -, u...
Issued by the local weather bureau shows
the following:
Temperature The mean temperature for
1110 iiiuiiiii was argrces: ine niahest fu
on the Wn; the lowest. iZ. on th i-
greatest dally range, 26, on the Jd; the mean
" "r Miuiy-iuree years Is 62 de
a -.
winn ine prevailing direction of th
winu wn. inuin mm ine total movemen
T.'.1H miles. The maximum viniv
miles per hour, from the southwest on the
ITeclpltatlon The total precipitation for
the month was 8 32 Inches, the sverage for
May for thirty-three years being 4 lo; the
accumulated excess since January 1 la X 1(
mere rn rirui ciear aaye. nrteen psrtl
cloudy and elfcht dourly. There waa
heavy frost on the 3d and a killing frost on
ine ui.
Trade Eicortlon Into Iowa.
ine rw-uniuii vi wmsna Dunnm mn
Into southwestern Iowa on June 18 will be
made ss outlined in The Bee, assurances
Having rciiea wirrury i u or the Com
merclal club that at least 1(0 mrrrhmn
will participate. The trip will coat not to
exceed for each Individual. All Omaha
business men are Invited, hut those who
go should notify Secretary I'tt ss early as
posalTjle in order that ths proper arrange
ments can am maue
Marriage Licenses.
The following marriage licenses have
been grantea:
Name and Residence. As
John K. rrssier. Kansas nty. Mo 28
Myrtle Renlck, Rensaa city. Mo 26
Arthur L. Roberts. Omaha ft)
Annie A. Taylor. Omaha U
James Darnell, Omaha
Haute Brown, Omaha ts
Frank P. fimlth Omaha 24
Ines L Edwsrds. Omaha 23
Wordsworth Moagrove Elliott. Concord..
Clara Amelia
bhaw McKlee, Auretia,
The reason for the withholding of the
ppolntment of the Board of Review at
Monday night's council meeting leaked out
yesterday. Under the law the city trees-
rer Is directed to name one member and
the mayor the other. Both the treasurer
nd the mayor were ready, but, at the
solicitation of the democratic majority In
the council, the naming of the board was
cferred for one week. It appears that be
fore voting to confirm the appointees the
Jemocrattc majority wants soma conces-
ilons from the mayor. In the first place.
ihe democrats want Oeorge Dunscombe ap-
olnted street commissioner. Then they
want the mayor to employ a plumbing in
spector and a building inspector. For
early a year City Engineer Beal has at
tended to the duties of these three offices
besides looking after his own work, the
mayor making no appointments to these
acancles, for the reason that he la sav
ing the city money and the taxpayers are
getting Just as good if not better service
than under the old system.
In order to conform with the provisions
tt the law the board must be appointea
so as to be able to get down to work on
June 15, as only ten days Is allowed for
complaints to be heard and the equaliza
tion of the taxes.
Last year the valuation returned by City
Tax Commissioner J. J. Fltsgeraid was
114,091.206. It was firmly expected by the
majority of citiiens that the valuation this
year would reach 120,000.000. Neither the
mayor nor the councllmen will talk for
publication about the matter, but It Is ex
pected that a compromise will be effected
before Monday night
The Coal Situation.
As far as the packers are concerned the
coal situation Is practically unchanged. In
order to tlds over packers purchasing
agents are buying any 01a Kina 01 coai
that will burn to keep the plants in opera
tion. No coal was received here yester
day for the packers, but some shipments
are expected today or tomorrow. One of
the packers said that there Is coal in signt,
meaning that shipments are enroute, but
he did not know where the cars are being
held. Last night It was reported that
there was a big shipment being held at
Paclfio Junction and an effort was at once
made to f nd a way to get the cars to the
ards here. Railroad officials are doing all
they can to assist the packers In hurrying
forward coal and It looks now as if the
famine would be over by the end of the
week unless there Is a decided change for
the worse In the weather.
applying Southern Trade.
South Omaha packers are taking care of
the Kansas City trade and shipping pack
Ine- house products Into the territory
usually covered by the Kansas City pack
ers. This will continue until the packing
houses on the Kaw are In operation again.
No effort was made yesterday to send
dressed meats to Kansas City, as meats
are now being sent direct from Chicago to
the stricken city. On account of tba eloa-
Ina- down of the Kansas City and Bt
Louis packing houses the South Omaha
packers will be kept busy for some tlms
tn come surviving the southern traae.
Is expected that many packing house em
Dloves from Kansaa City will strike out
for South Omaha as soon as 'they can get
away and then the houses here will no
doubt be run to their fullest capacity in
order to supply ths demand for meats and
other products of the packing houses.
Seeking; Information.
A committee composed of P. A. Wells,
James H. Bulla and Charles A. uunnam
haa been appointed by the Commercial
club directors to procure information and
statistics In connection with tha proposed
bond Issue. This committee will explain
In Its report Just why South Omaha Is in
need of a new high school building, wny
a eltv hall la neeaea ana wny wiw nn
of the city should be extended. The Idea
of the director of the club In appointing
this committee is to place the matter be'
fore the voters In the right light Some
work was done yesterday by the committee
and It hopes tha by Friday night It will
have a complete report ready to submit.
The meeting Friday night will be held at
the parlors of the South Omaha club
and a general Invitation Is extended to all
interested in the voting of bonds for im
provements at this time.
Charles Akofer Dead.
Charles Akofer died at his home.
Twenty-fourth and K streets, at ( o'clock
Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was one
of the pioneer residents of the Magic City.
During the greater part of his residence
here Mr. Akofer was engaged in the retail
meat business. For over a year he had
been ailing, but death came unexpectedly.
The deceased was a member of the local
lodge of Eagles and the Modern Brother
hood of America. The funeral will be held
under the auspices of the Modern Brother
hood. A special meeting of the Eagles has
hn called for this evening at A. O. H.
hall. 23H N street, for the purpose of tak
in soms action. Arrangements for ths
funeral will be announced later.
No Quorum,
Only two members, Chairman Vanaant
and Secretary Bergquist of the Fire and
Police board, appeared at the council
chamber last night and after a moment's
conversation Chairman Vanaant announced
to those who had gathered to listen to the
proceedings that there would be no meet
ing. It is presumed that the at-sence of
Mr. Nolan from the city was the cause of
there being no meeting.
Still Conferring?.
Representatives of the packers and the
labor unlona are still conferring. Yester
day the conference devoted its attention
to skilled labor, especially in the pork
butcher and the easing departments. The
best of feeling still prevails between the
representatives and it is expected that all
differences will be settled this week. Nei
ther the packers nor the labor representa
tives will give out the scales submitted.
This will not be done until the difficulty
is settled, and then the scale to be paid
will be announced.
Fllllag Vacancies.
Members of the city council are preparing
to nil vacancies on the Board of Registra
tion, which meets on June 20 for a revision
of the registration books. Every one who
desires to vote on the bond proposition
must be registered. In addition to filling
the vacancies on the board the council
will select the places for holding the regis
tration. Next Monday night the council
will make a report on both of these mat
ters. Maglo City Gossip.
Ouy Collins of the Swift company here
left yesterday for St. Joseph. 0
Vegetables sre scarce In South Omaha
and prices sre rising every day.
The packing houses at St. Louis have
shut down on sccount of high water.
John C. Cairoll. formerly chief of police
her. has gone to the lllaok Hills country.
William and Oeorge Kahnk of Benning
ton are In the city for a few days, tha
guat of John F. 8c hulls.
The coutity assessors will complete thtlr
labors on June 8 and make a report to the
county commissioners on June I.
J. Klein left last night for Chicago to
meet his brother and slater, who are
enroute from Germany to Omaha.
Mrs. Florence L. Moore and Miss Sarah
Moore left last evening for a few weeks'
visit With J. B. Waits at Marseilles. 11).
There Is & big washout at the west end
of the Q street viaduct and the present
retaining wall may fall In If the rains
John W. Carlow, formerly a resident of
South Omaha, but now located at Lyons,
Neb., Is in the city visiting friends tor a
few days.
Spreading street car rails at Twenty
sixth and N streets yesterday caused some
little delay to traffic. The damage wii
repaired In a couple of hours.
These births were reported yesterdsy:
Chris Uuntaen and wife, bishteenth and S
streets, a son; Bam Oreenoerg and wife,
24il w street, a son; James Hargent ana
wife. Twenty-ninth and I streets, a son.
T. W. Taliaferro, general manager of
the Cudahy 1'acKlng company, and Oeorge
Parks, superintendent of construction, re
turned yesterday from St. Joseph, Mo.
The pair made art effort to get to Kansas
C'ltv, but tailed and were compelled to
President' Harris Gives Assurance that
Omaha's Interests Will Be
Cared For.
The following letter from President
George B. Harris of the Chicago, Burling
ton & Qulncy railway, which was read at
the Commercial club yesterday, gave con
siderable satisfaction:
I have received your favor of the 27th
Inst... with the netitlon of a larae number
of the responsible business men of Omaha,
who desire, In case we build a line to aioux
City, that the Interests of Omaha shall be
fully considered. I nave to say mat mis
will b done, and whatever may be done at
first we expect to linally furnish Omaha
with a practicable and convenient connec
tion for Sioux City and the country oe-
It is known that the H. interests pro
pose to build a line from Bloux City down
Into Nebraska to Ashland, with the idea
of getting a direct route for Nebraska grain
to the lake ports and the Hill water lines.
It the connecting link is built, as It prob
ably will be. It will only need the con
struction of a short cut off from Omaha to
a point near Fremont to give this city a
direct route to Sioux City and the country
beyond. Omaha Jobbers desire this very
much, as It will Increase their advantages
in the competition with St. Paul and
Minneapolis In the territory north of Sioux
City, especially In South Dakota.
A.-1de from the letter. President Harris
has given verbal assurance that when the
Ashland extension is put In the cut off will
be built. If Fremont is made the Junction
point that city will have another railroad
to Omaha and the east together with the
new communication to the northeast
John O. Yelser Seeks Writ of Habeas
Corpus for Walters of
John O. Telser returned from Lincoln last
night where he bad been to present to the
supreme -court tha matter of the applica
tion of the two members of the Walters'
union for writ of habeas corpus on ap
peal from the decision of Judge Estelle
sustaining the city Ordinance under which
they were prevented from passing cards,
having been convicted of the offense before
Police Judge Berka. The supreme court
advanced the hearing and the case will be
heard upon briefs and oral arguments one
week from today.' '
Dandruff Germ Thrives la It, as Well
as la All Grease.
A well known Chicago hair specialist In
vited the Inter Ocean reporter to come
to his office and see, under a microscope.
how the germ that causes dandruff
thrives In vaseline. The specialist said
that all hair preparations containing
grease simply furnish food for the germs
and help to propagate them. The only
way to cure land ruff Is to destroy the
germs, and the only hair preparation that
will do that Is Newbro's Herplclde. "De
stroy the cause, you remove the effect.'
Without dandruff no felling hair, no bald
ness. Ask for Herplclde. It is the only
destroyer of the dandruff germ.
ftflft IT! 01 55,00 oach 10 b0 Biven to
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School Children's Competitive Advertising Contest No. 230
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This sketch was made by Janet Boss, age
0, MoKinley School, Keokuk, Iowa.
We give a cash prize of $5.00 for any
drawing of this character which we accept
and use. All school children can compete. Full
Instruction will be found on Inside of eioh
package of Egg-0-See, telling what to do to get
the prize and how to make the drawing.
fl Eft
Battle Creek,
Made by ths
Mloh. Qulncy, If
Its the care in manufacture, the selected grain and filtered
water that' makes Egg-O-See so much better than ordinary
flaked wheat foods. Dainty, delicious and nourishing. Accept
able to children and adults, morning, boon and night.
Note The Price of Egg-O-See is 10 cents for a full size package, such as is
usually sold for 15 cents. The largest food mill in the world, with the most approved labor saving
machinery enables us to make the best flaked wheat food at this lower price.
If your rrocer does not keep It, gend us his name and 10 cents and wa will send you a package, prepaid.
. Address all communications to Battle Cieek Breakfast Food Co., Qulncy, III.
Broiled smoked salmon.
Creamed potatoes.
Entire wheat muffins. Coffee.
Thin slices cold fillet.
Horseradish sauce. Stewed corn.
Spiced fruit. Rasin bread.
Plain broth,
llacaronl and tomatoes.
Asparagus with eggs.
Fruit salad.
Cheese Wafers.
A Standard Recipe for Deviled Crabs
Tske a dosen heavy, hardshell orabs,
Boll thera five minutes then add a table
spoonful of salt and boll thirty minutes.
Drain, open and pick out all the meat,
wash and wipe the shells. Heat a cup
of cream In a small saucepan. Rub a
tablespoonful of flour, four of butter and
a teaspoonful of mustard together and
mix with the hot cream. SUr and cook
three minutes, then remove from the fire.
Add the crab meat, a tablespoonful of
chopped parsley, one tablespoonful of
lemon juice, quarter of a grated nutmeg,
salt and pepper to taste. Mix without
stirring much or tha meat will be stringy.
Fill the shells and sprinkle well with
crumbs. Put bits of butter over the
crumbs and place the shells In a baking
pan, bake in a hot oven until crumbs are
nicely browned. Use parsley and ths crab
claws to garnish the dish.
Buttered Crabs Remove the meat from
large hardshell crabs, cut it up small and
mis with bread crumbs In equal quantity
a little minced parsley and .season to tasts
with suit snd cayenne. Pack Into the shells
that have been well cleaned; squeese a
little lemon Juice over them, cover with
bread crumbs and bits of butter- and baks
In a moderate oven until nicely browned.
Crab Ravlgoto--Take twelve good sli'd
crabs to fill a hslf dosen shells. Boll, drain
and let them get cold. Then laying them
on a board with hard shell side down,
cut the breast sway, using a sharp pointed
knife. Remove the meat, picking out any
pieces of shell in it; season with a very
little salt and pePPr- Mix with enough
thick remoulade sauce to bind nicely. Fill
up the shells, rover wim mayonaiase snd
decorate with fillet of anchovy and sliced
gh?rkln. Serve on folded napkin with
decoration of parsley and quartered lemon.
Crabs to thi Queen's Taste Boll twelve
Urge, hardshell crabs and taks tha meat
out In ss large pieces as possible; plnce
in a salad bowl with half a cup of sliced
celery or shredded lettuce: toss over It .1
dressing of a tablespoonful of olive II,
one and one-half tablespoon fuls of vlneg.ir,
a pinch of pepper and a quarter of a tea
spoonful of aalt. Put this mixture In
half a dosen or the cleaned shells; cover
each with a tablespoonful of mayonnaise
drvalng and sprinkle with hsrd boiled etcr.
he white chopped snd the yolk put
through a sieve, some lobster coral and
minced parsley, using each one separately
either In rings of color or In triangular
sections. -
Joreph Tolbert, Colored Mlfsouri Paoifio
Employe, Meets Violent Death.
One of the Oldest Porters In Omaha,
Havlasr Pwt la Many Years on
the Harrlmaa and Gould
Joseph Tolbert, the colored porter of a
Missouri Pacific Pullman sleeper, waa run
down and Instantly killed last night shortly
after o'clock by a Union Pacific diner
that was being switched into the Union
The accident occurred Just west of the
Tenth street viaduct. Tolbert had Just
finished his run, coming in on the belated
Missouri Pacific train from Kansas City.
He had left the car and was starting home.
A. J. Donahue, the pilot of the Union Pa
cific train crew, saw him disappear In front
of the Union Paclfio dining car, No. ' 317.
that was being backed Into the station, and
not observing htm pass on to the other
Side, at once surmised-the result. The
dining car was stopped immediately and
Tolbert was found lying Just under the
front trucks, lengthwise across the track
He had evidently been knocked down and
rolled along the track by the trucks, which
had also passed over him.
Police Physician Trostler was at once
notified, and went down to the scene of the
accident, finding Tolbert lying In the post
tlon described. With the aid of Captain
Hate and one or two other officers the body
was dragged from the track, the onlv
visible Injury being about the head. Coroner
Bralley was summoned and took charge of
the body. '
Tolbert was carrying a bunch of flowers
and a bowl when struck by the car. He
was one of the oldest Pullman porters In
Omaha, having been for msny years a
porter on the Union Pacific. For the last
fifteen or twenty years he was a porter
on the Missouri Pacific. He haa a son
living In Sioux City, but has been separated
from his wife for many years. He is about
65 years old, and his home was on Thir
teenth street, opposite the Millard hotel.
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Ak-Sar-Ben Board and the Bnslaess
Committee Lay Plans for
For the first time this season the board
of governors of the Ak-Sar-Ben and the
hustling committee met together In full
strength of the company at the Omaha club
last night and made medicine and con
trived organisation in a manner to pump
up the anticipatory enthusiasm of those
subjects of Qulvcra who were in a position
to be aware of the "doings which were
being done."
The honorable governors did not by them
selves do many noteworthy things, but the
hustling committee went through a little
preliminary signal practice and named
Thursday next and the noon hour thereof
as the time of meeting at the Millard
hostlery for the purpose of appointing each
other to districts of the city and thinking
out the minor details of the plan for the
active canvass which will begin at 1 o'clock
of the afternoon following the meeting.
The chairman and secretary of the hustlers
will appoint committees and district the
city before the next meeting.
J. D. Weaver waa last night made chair
man and H. F. Roberson secretary. The
membership was the same as for last year
and Includes Frank Wilcox, O. E. McCune,
Julius Rosenswelg, O. C. Kltterlng, R C.
Hayes, Msx Goldsmith, N. 8. Mann, Ed
Wilcox. Frank Simpson. E. C. Hudder.
F. M. Russell, Robert Haaker and J. C.
'The indications point to better work than
ever," said a committeeman. 'The den is
in splendid shape for this time of year and
we will begin the active work there on
Monday, June tt. We have had a prelimi
nary trial or two, the first last Tuesday,
and when we get started fairly the show
will go splendidly."
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