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Alfred Henry Lewii Haa Made ft Hit with I , I uis wmt uviw I HARPERS PUBLISH A WORK ON SCIENCE A Snaaber at Interesting- Leva ttorlea I lien -now i jvrrp Well. 'A prominent English novelist to whom Draxel Blddl. the Philadelphia publisher, sent a copy of "Peggy O'Neal," by Alfred Henry Lewis, has styled "Peggy" "The pretty stumbling block of Jackson's admin istration." Ha has written a letter to Rud- yard Kipling, in which he says that "Peggy O'Neal" Is more worthy to be called the long-looked-for American novel than any other that haa thus far appeared. Peggy O'Neal waa known by Washlngton lans In Andrew Jackson's day as tha wife of Secretary, Eaton of the president's cabl. net. It Is tha war against her, carried on by tha women of Washington, who for the reason that Peggy O'Neal waa younger, handsomer and more vivacious than they, decided that their own social supremacy depended on combating the young woman. They based their warfare on the fact that her father had been a tavern keeper, and that the gay Peggy waa altogether too frivolous of character. The gret presi dent, "Old Hickory." took her part. The plot is masterly and the Incident exciting. "New Conceptions in Bclenee," by Carl Snyder, is one of the yaluable new. books published by Harpers. The great beauty and value of this work of Mr. Snyder's lies in the fact that it Is written in language end style so simple and comprehensive that it Is not necessary for one to even make pretensions of being a scientist to under stand It, A desire to keep abreast with the times Is the only requisite to reading and comprehending this scholarly and Interest ing work. Mr. Snyder Is an optimist and there are no gloomy parts or passages. The ' subjects chosen are Just those one desires to know about. The opening chapter is a very Interesting one on "Science and Progress." The rise and fall of the school of science at Alexandria is used as tha first object lesson. Speaking of Alexandria, the author says: "Here flourished for more than 600 years that long Una of astronomers and mathematicians, geographers and ge ometers, physicists and physicians, begin ning with Euclid, and not ended with Ptolemy, which made illustrious tha Alex andrian school which, made Alexandria, Indeed, a veritable city of science." The attention of the reader la called to the length of time the human race has stood at its present level and. to the "brlefnesi of the period, in which exact knowledge, based upon measures and experiment, has replaced guess work . and dreams." He says: "The last two or three centuries have acquired a wider knowledge of this world and of the larger universe, than all of tha sixty or a hundred centuries preced ing." The reason for all this he sums up In this brief way; "For tha upbuilding of the vast body of verified and unified ex perlence and experiment which we call science, there waa required the invention of tools of delicate instruments and me chanical constructions of every sort. It li the requirement and possession of these that alone differentiates us from the old days." Ho gives as another reason for the slow progress that science lacked numbers that ita adherenta and exponents were too few. . The. other chapters are equally enter taining and instructive. While one cannot resist the spell of the author's optimistic charm, yet, probably there are those hi will differ from him in some thoughts. He says; "The end and aim of all scientific endeavor Is to describe natural phenomena. including all visible and invisible things- matter, life and mind by simple mechan leal laws, expressible in mathematical equations." Then again, "We may now change tha tense of Tyndall's famous " phrase and say: ' "Science has claimed, and it has wrested from theology, the entire domain of cosmologies! theory." Speak ing of the "deformed, the defective and diseased" members of humanity, he says they "must be incessantly weeded out.' Then he has something to siy of the prei nt marriage relations, that while it may be scientific, will hardly be accepted with out "a grain of salt" by those who are not ao "up" In science. The price Is 13. "The Modern Obstacle," by Alice Duer Miller, is a love story thjtt differs ma terially from the' usual love stories in that it immediately cornea to tha point on tha "modern obstacle" question. 'The modern obstacle" la money, and no tlrv is wasted In "love in a flat" or "willing; to sacrifice ' theories. This modern hero ine must have money and don't care who knows It In this clever story Mrs. Miller ahowa that for some, money Is the symbol of happiness, and she paints a true picture of how' enslaving It becomes to those who ao absolutely depend upon It Charles Scrlbner's Sons, New York, are the pub- Ushers. The Sins of a Saint." by J. R. Altken, author of "Lov in Its Tenderness," is historical romance of the tenth century, The principal characters are King Ead wln. Queen Elglva and other historical characters of that period. Mllner in his "History of England," says: "The events of this reign are among the most painful In English history, and though not free from obscurity, they are sufficiently clear to win for the king our sympathies as the victim of unmerited Injuries, and rouse Indignant feeling at the lust of power and pride of place, which Involved an eccle- tastiest) party adverse to him in the guilt of atrocious .crimes." Published by D. Appleton Co., New York. "For the Pleasure of His Company,' an affair of the Misty City, thrice told, by Charles Warren Stoddard. Is a story in . which the. principal character, Paul Cllth ro. who is really a very nice fellow, educated and Intelligent has a much more serious time "keeping his head above water" than usually come to the prin cipal characters In stories. It Is Interest ing reading, but so dreadfully real one al most suffers from the "blues" after read ing it and wishes the ending might have been a little leas real and a little more Aids Digestion E.orsford's Acid Phosphate Half a teaspoon In half a rIsm ol wat alter meal remove tha distmta, opprmaion and "all roue" fe4iu. liirea good appe tite, perfect dijretiou and rwttful aWep. . A Toalc aae Narva Food. conventional. Published by A. M. Robert son, San Francisco, Th prlc la $1.10. Th Veil of Solan. by Emma Mer- Newton, author of "Bcacone!." "A Breath of Heaven." ate.. ! a tale In which tha I. l.i l. r.llfornla. whera tha herolna haa gon on a mysterious que,V The .bu"" 5 hat, "J Iwunvj are i&itnxuiiy anpicteu, im uo character delineation and progress of tha plot enlist the reader' Interest to tha end Published by Frank F. Lovell Book com- nenv. tin Tnrk "His Daughter First." by Arthur Sher burne Hardy, la one of the new books pub lished by Houghton. Mifflin A Co. It is a romance of present day American life; Its plot turns upon complications In tha money market in New York, and love entangle menta in a New Hampshire house party. The position which Mr. Hardy now occu pies as minister of Spsln, and his life as a diplomat have given him great opportuni ties for studying society on both sides of the water. The price Is II. M. Doubleday, Page & Co. publish a book by Dr. Floyd M. Crandall. a distinguished New York physician, who writes in practical and common sense wsy about "How to Keep Well." His aim is to give a plain statement of Just what any good physician has said and what the patient has forgotten, or what the physician would say If one took the time to consult him To read and regard such a book as this would natnrally do away with -much un necessary sickness. 'Notes from Nature's Lyre," by Howard Beck Reed, la a very handsome book of poems, singing of nature In its different moods and phases. The muses have cer tainly Inspired Mr. Reed, and this study of nature In verse will be appreciated by those who love to live near nature and nature's God. Published by O. P. Putnam a Sons, New York and London. "Shakespeare and the Rival Poet," with portraits of Shakespeare and George Chap man, by Arthur Acheson Shakespearean scholars have long investigated the per sonallty whom the great bard In some of his plays honored with no toy emulation. Both In "Troilus and Cresslda" and In 'Love's I,abor Lost" there aro "passaees of arms" with this rival poet. Mr. Acheson seeks to prove, in his able and entertaining monograph, that George Chapman, poet and playwright was tha contemporary with whom Shakespeare deigned to touch lances. It Is a work that will be of great Interest and Importance to the scholar of literature. Published by John Lane. The price Is $1.26 net. "Remembrances of Emerson," by John Albee, Is one of the new books published by Robert Grler Coolce. Its contents are divided Into three parts, "A Day with Emerson," "Emerson's Influence on the Young Men of His Time" and "Emerson as Essayist." A perusal of this work, written by one who had the most profound admira tion for and an intimate acquaintance with the great philosopher, gives one an Insight Into his moods and thoughts that . could not possibly be written by those who had not had this personal and close acquaint ance. It will be especially appreciated at this centennial time. The frontispiece Is a portrait of Emerson, of which he himself said, "Looks most as I see myself." The above books are for sale by the Megeath Stationery Co., 1308 Farnam St CATHEDRAL CHOIR MINSTRELS Boys Give a Well Patronised Enter tainment to Swell Camp . ' lug Fand. The Trinity cathedral choir minstrels a-eva an entertainment at the Crelghton-Orpheum last nignt, under the direction of Prof. F. H. Wright and W. H. Bmfth. for tha hana- flt of the camp fund of the members of tha choir, who have planned to spend some of tne not aaye or tne aummer at Lake Oko bojl. The audience waa not aa large as the number of ticketa eold would hava war. ranted, but the house was fairly well filled for the aeaaon and the hearers made up in applause what they lacked in numWa rrne entertainment waa a typical nes-ro minstrel ahow, with end men and tha Kn choir filling the chalra. Several waii.ti.nt local hlta were made during the evening by me memDera or tne cast, who were Will H 8ml th, Emeat Conaway, Harry F. Dodda George O. Hadfleld. Lewis K. Balllnger, Walter Pierce, Roy Ochenbien, Billy Pavn- ter and Miss Spencer. During the first pan or me entertainment the musical pro gram Included the following: wmDrBojt" (Reetua) Welter Pierce "Please Go Away and Let Me Sleep"... , fi" JJ"r- onnsonj Marry F. Dodds "Even-body Has a Whlatia tjv. 'Shade of the Palms" f roTKunr) will u ai.i. "Wy LadvLu". ......Robert McCormlek stay in rour own Backyard" .wi.-- .7.k. rV :r' " -napman . . tu '(. V'Hirn IU 1 Uwn . . . IVrt IP t-T TXr.l.-U a V T s-m . "Day In th Cnfle , ' O-ll VUL a'.Mi'!m "Hsllo, My Baby" Mnrin. nn.,iA . ,y. V ' .'. O1 Ochenbeln ..t ui ouaimon wiiDer Nelson na muifl .....,. Charles Voshurs-h Rov Gould ....Roy Ochenbeln The Oambllng Man".'.'.'.'.".'.' Teonnra" . 'The Nlfrger and the Bee" yir. rsnerwnnd .Billy Pavnter uoonnignt, neioveo ' Messrs. W. H. Smith. H. "p." find da uuartet L. K. Balllnger and E. Conaway. The secnd act consisted of a chorus Six Old Maids of Lee." in which a Jan... faced transformation scene took place, the participants being Misses Swltser, Nelson Rosa, Carman, Musselman and Pina an . drill of the same nature. In which sixteen women or the choir took part The last act was farce. In which Messrs. Smith, Had Held, Conaway and Dodds took part FUNERAL AT HAPPY HOLLOW Richard S. Berlin Laid at Rest with Friends and Relatives Paying; Trlbnta. The funeral of Richard 8. Berlin oc curred privately yesterday afternoon at o clock at the home of J. N. H. Patrick Happy llolow. and interment waa In Berlin lot in Prospect Hill cemetery, where the rather and mother are burled. Mrs Mitchell, a sister of the deceased llvtna Chicago, arrived during the dav to ha ent at the service, but another alatar Mr. oeorge Knight Whlta of San Francisco waa unable to reach the city in time The others of the near relatives of tha lata Mr. Berlin helped to pay the last tribute Happy Hollow and at the cemeterv. at The services at the Patrick residence were private and only friends attended. These aaa eent many beautiful floral tribut which testified to the great popularity the dead man. The elaborate offaHn were placed about the coffin. v.r n. A. L. Williams, bishop of the diocese, paid me last tribute to the deceased. The pall oearera were Charles J. Greene, Arth Wakeley, Sherman Cknfleld, J. W. Hellwl J. L. paxton. Edward George, Charles Saunders and O. W. Dunn. Wife Hartrtf Haaed. SAN QVENTIN. CaL, July li.-Frederick C. Ftsher waa hanged here today for the murder of his wife, whom he chloroformed to death April ti. !, in Riverside.' While she was unconscious he poured oil on her body and attempted to destroy it by setting Are to tha building. He hid her Insured for 11,000. TTTE OMATTA DAILY BEEt WEDNISDAY, iTY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS Evolution to Eepair Ncrth Sixteenth Street Vetoed hj Mayor. CONTRACT BEYOND LIMIT OF CHARTER Wark Is Partly Don Befaate Con tractor Did Nat Walt for Con enrrenee by Mayor la Council's Action. By a unanimous voto, Dyball alone ab sent the city council last night sustained the veto of the resolution authorising and ordering Contractor E. D. Van Court to repair Sixteenth street from Douglas to Cuming. It waa on the ground that the resolution was In direct conflict with the charter provisions defining the powers, du ties and authority of the city engineer and the Board of Public Worka. It also called attention to the fact that Con- ractor Van Court began work on the street Immediately after the council passed the resolution and completed the work that he had no authority whatever to do so, the resolution not having been con curred In by the mnyor. The Omaha Waterf company must sue the city for Its water rent bill for the first six months of 1903. The last legisla ture wiped out the provision for a levy for water rent and there Is no money In the water fund. - The council, on the rec ommendation of City Attorney Wright, re jected the bill, thereby allowing the com pany to sue and get Judgment. The bill for the regular contract rate and was not rejected on Us merits. The protest of the Omaha Real Estate exchange egnlnst the city employing an assistant building Inspector, and other minor officials, and he creation of other offices, was placed on. file without discus sion. License Inspector Scott reported ll.4S3.60 and Weight and Measure Inspector Ma- hammit reported $118.80 collected during June. Two attempts were made, and fnlled by tie votes, to settle the matter of employing special counsel to represent the city In the railroad tax litigation. Back intro duced a resolution authorizing the mayor to appoint, subject to the confirmation of the council, two attorneys to represent tho city and have full charge of the case. their compensation to be fixed later. Lost. Ayes Back. Evans, Hoye, Schroeder 4. Nays Huntington, Nicholson, O'Brien, Zim merman 4. By another tie voto Nichol son, O Urlen, senropaer ana iimmi-raun voting aye, and Back, Evans, Hoye and Huntington voting no Nicholson's resolu tion leaving' to the city attorney the se lection of special counsel was defeated. The request of the water board for the services of the city engineer In furnishing data In the acquirement of tne wnur works plant proceedings, was referred to the fire and water committee. After several delays the new city char ter Is to be printed. Klopp & Bartlett com pany will furnish 200 copies, thirty of them to be bound In morocco and the others in paper. They will cost $196. The Knights of Aa-Sar-Ben were granted the use of Douglas and other streets for the regular fall street fair, otherwise and officially known as Ak-Sar-Ben'a Oriental Carnival and Industrial exposition. An ordinance was Introduced licensing and regulating peddlers and repealing the present peddler ordinance. The ordinance repealing the ordinance creating the office of gas Inspector waa placed on file. . .,. ,;'. .,.. Ordinances were passed regulating tne sale of cocoalne: creating tha office of city abstracter and title examiner; creating the office of cjlty claim agent GASOLINE FAILS TO PERFORM Stov Tank and Galloa Caa Miss Opportaalty of Llf Time. Th O'Netl family, consisting of David W. O'Netl, Mrs. O'Netl and 6-year-old Ruby O'Nell, Just missed being sent toward the clouds through the roof of a North Six teenth street tenement house yesterday. As it was the wallpaper of their room was burned and scorched and their dinner was polled where It reposed on a gasoline stove which had a full tank. Anothei gallon of gasoline stood in th corner where the flames were hottest but for soma strange reason declined to en thuse. Because of this disdain the O'Nell family and a few other families, likewise In one-room homes, lived to discuss th matter with Chief Salter. It all happened In the Phoenix rooming house at 709 North Sixteenth street In this habitation there are many rooms, most of them small and moat of them serving aa a sort of tabloid edition of a horn with parlors, bed chambers, dining rooms and kitchens conveniently merged. Mrs. O'Nell had th dinner well under way on the small stove, which Is Just opposite the dresser, and left for a few minutes. Meanwhile the 'little girl played on th floor and amused herself by demonstrating that small bits of paper would burn. She found out that large bits also would burn, and th loose wallpaper on the dry partition was soon ablaae. Mrs. O'Nell rushed in and began to hurl all liquids In jilght on ths fir. Apparently she didn't mind th two cans of gasoline that were conspicuous by their silence In the blaxa With the aid of other women and men who cam In a hirry th fir was put out with small damage to ths room and soma .Usflgurement of the O'Nell wardrobe not forgetting ths mixing of ths dinner with fragments of charred paper and wood. NOW IT IS AJMURDER CASE Hiram lappa, Stabbed gatarday Sight, Dies at Sonth Omaha Hospital. Hiram Sappo, who waa stabbed In a saloon brawl Saturday night died at th South Omaha hospital at 10 25 o'clock Mon day night. Th remains were taken in charge by Undertaker O. H. Brewer. Re latives at Argentine, Kan., have been noti fied by telegraph. Coroner Brally will hold an Inquest at Brewer's at I o'clock Wednesday morning. No autopsy will b mads. Th body has been embalmed and will be at th disposal of relatives Immediately after the Inquest. Bine th death of Sappo th police are showing soma activity in th hunt for Sam Tucker. Acting under Instructions from th police board the chief put out his dragnet and landed about a dozen negroa In Jail Th prisoners will b subjected to a aeaaon In th aweat box for the purpose of aacer talnlng II possible the whereabouts of Tucker. All of those In Jail now assert that they know nothing of Tucker. From description sent out Tucker ia a light negro, welgha about 17S pounds and stands five feet four and one-half inches In his stocklnga H has freckles an his face and a flat nose. Hla tips ars large. Chief Brlggs proposes to go to th county commissioners with the request thai a reward for Tucker's arrest be offered. Tucker served a short term in th peni tentiary for shooting and badly wounding Charles sninn. Robert Browalaa; is Wanted. Robert Browning, suppnaed to be living in Pnos'as county, Kebraaka, la wanted In Illinois to lake charse of soot moner. so Attorney Jones of that ptr writes Chief Donahue. He says: "Tou are requented to locate Robert BrowTilng. Hla aunt has lust died and left him an estate of t&.ono and his folks can't locate him. He was In Douglas county near Omaha In May and hsan't been heard from since." No such classic name as Robert Browning is to be found In the Omaha directory. TO BUILD ELECTRIC RAILROAD Kloax City, Homer 4t Soataera Coma aay Is laenraomted with Omaha Men. The local promoters of the Sioux City, Homer ft Southern, an electric lnterurban Una. for which articles of Incorporation were filed Monday with the secretary of state, refused today to enter Into the de tails of th company's plana R. 8. Hall said th time had not yet come when they felt at liberty to talk. The Omaha Incor porators are Senator Joseph H. Millard, Postmaster Crow, J. B. Haynes and R. 8. Hall. The articles of incorporation allow for the construction of a road south from Sioux City, . through Dakota county to Homer, and further south If the company desires to extend. It Is understood that R. A. Talbot of South Sioux City la the principal promoter of th Una. He has en tered already Into a traffic arrangement for the bridge between Sioux City and Bouth Sioux City, over which at present run rail way and electric oars, and has obtained the franchises necessary to carry the line south to ths northern boundary of the Winnebago Indian- reservation, which is the right to lay rails through the three towns. South Sioux City, Dskota City and four miles south of -Homer, this Including Homer. The line haa been surveyed to the latter place and staked out a far as Da kota City. The articles of incorporation call for a beginning of building by September. There probably will be no attempt to come sjuth of Homer thla year and the extension will somewhat depend on the people of Decatur. The line may come to Omaha at some fu ture day, but the probability Is remote. Tho line south to Homer, It Is said, will be unusually easy of construction, as It is slmost level, with only one small bridge to build. There 1 a thickly populated plateau running for twenty-five miles down the river, all the reads of which lead to Sioux City, because of the heavy bluffs to the west, making communication with upland towns difficult. The Incorporators are said to have received guarantees of heavy travel and the 'people of the district touched, which has now no railway con nection, to be much elated. During heavy rains the roada of the tection are very muddy and the electric read will be a great benefit DEATH RECORD. Mrs. Caroline Barbaak. SPRINGFIELD, Neb., July 14. (Special.) Mrs. Caroline Burbank died very sud denly at her home in this village last night at 10 o'clock from heart failure. She was born in Kent county, England, May IS, 1S36, came to America In 1846, was united in marriage with Benjamin F. Burbank Feb ruary S, 1869. She was the youngest child In a family, of fourteen, seven boys and seven girls. Her husband, four sons and two daughters survive her, Charles and John of Fllley, Neb.; A. a. Burbank of Gretna, Neb., and W. H. Burbank of thla place; Mra. O. F. Harlan of Auburn and Mrs. C. W. . Owen of Sprlngfleld. The funeral will be from her late horn Thjra day, July 16, at Z:S0 p. m. nts William Gaerla. SAN FRANCISCO,, July 11-Th death Is announced In. this ielty of Fits William Guerln, a veteran oMh. civil war and on of the best known photographers In this country. Ouerln won' fifteen' gold and four stiver' medals" In nineteen exhibitions and In 1900 ha 'was president 'of tha National Photographers' association.' Deceased was born In Ireland.' but came to the United States when I years old. Hla remains will be sent to St. Louis, where th funeral will b held under th auspices of the Knights Templar. A widow and three sons survive him. V Willi. aa Daaa. . William Dunn, aged (7 yearsdied at Us home, 1613 Corby street, yesterday after noon. Dunn has bean a resident of Omaha for twenty years. II haa six children liv ing In th city, John Dunn, an officer on the police fore; Harry Dunn, Mrs. Ed ward Le Page, Charles and Willis Dunn and Clyde Dunn, who Is in th employ of th Burlington railway. Mr. Dunn came to Omaha from Malvern,. Ia. He had been sick for some time with a complication of diseases. The funeral will be held today. William Maeholaaekl. FLATTSMOUTH. Neb., July U.Speclal.) William Maeholaaekl, 75 years of age, died at the horn of his son-in-law. Matt Leuck, In thla city yesterday, hla death lelng at tributed to th excessive heat of th last week. Deceased has resided in Plattamouth for about fifteen years. He leaves four children, on residing In this city, on in California, on in Berlin, Germany, and one In Crestcn, I a. C. C. Cam. RED CLOUD. Nsb.. July 14.-(Speclal.- C. C. Cox died at his Bom near Lester this morning after an illness of many months, being a sufferer of consumption. Mr. Cox has been a resident of this county for many years and had a nne country horn. Five sons and two daughters and a wife remain. Funeral services will b held Wednesday. He was a member or in Ancient Order of United Workman and the Grand Army of the Republic. Faavral of Mrs. Newman. COLUMBUS, Neb., July H. (Special. 1- The funeral of Mrs. C. A. Newman was held this afternoon. ' Th servloes wsra held at th residence. Rev. Q. a. Munro ef the Methodist church presiding. Mrs Newman was born in this county, March 18, I860, and was married to Mr. Newman in 1878. Bhe leaves, besides her husband on son ana a aaugntar, also three brothers and one sister, living In this olty. . lister af Mercy Dead. Mary Laurent! a. a 8Utr of Marcv at St. Catherine's academy. Eighteenth and Cass streets. dld Monday after a two years' illness with tuberoulosla. She had been an Inmate of th academy for fifteen years Her family nam was MoXlehol and her relatives rasld at. O'Neill. Neb. Th funeral will be held Wednesday morning at I o'clock from th convent chapaL Aatoa (aebaata. PLATTSMOUTH. Neb., July H.-Spaclal.) Anton Shebasta. S years of age. died at th home of his friend, Jo Svehla, In Oils city today, after an Illness of less than ons week. Deoeased has no relatives in this country, but his father resides in th old country. Mrs, Fraak Hem, COLUMBUS. Neb., July U (Special.) Mra. Rorer, wife of Frank Rorer, died thla morning after an extended illness from typhoid fever. Arrangements .for th funeral hav not yet been mad. Ed breeder Arrested Agala. Ed Schroeder, of Washington county, was released from the penitentiary Mon. day, only to walk Into the arms of Sheriff T. W. Lusk. of Burt county, who wanted him on a charge of selling mortgaged property. Schroeder had been sent up for the theft of a team and will now be pros ecuted on th accusation that he sold a horse upon which he had plaee a lien. Sheriff Lusk and his prinoner ware In th city last evening en rout to Tekamah. Twe Die ef Laekjaw. DETROIT. July 1. Lockjaw, ss a result of wounds from toy pistols on the Fourth, claimed two more victims in thla dtv I tcxi. JULY 15. 1003. S500,000 lift PRIZES School Children's This sketch was mnrie by Dorothy B. Phlllips.oged 12, Central School, Omaha, Neb We give a each prlxe of $5.00 for any drawing of thl.i character which we accept nnd u All Ktho'il children can compete. Full Instruction" will be found on Inside of each package of F.gg-O-See, telling what to do to get the prise nnd how to make the drawings!. EcjfT-o-Set? ig a flaie f00j nmi is wheat which can be procured. It is pure and healthful because Notb The price of Efirsr-O-Sae cents. Th larjroHt food mill In iha world, flaked wheat food at thli lower price. ASK YOUR Hah m aaaaaaaaaa ' 1 aaiTrMr l i ir-it""""'-"- If roar grocer does not keep It, send as his name and lO eeats and we will Address all communications to Battle Crek Breakfast Food AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA Fire and Police Board Bai Conference with 0 ty Oou-ci!. QUESTION OF MAINTENANCE DISCUSSED Disagreement Over the Aaoiati to Be AlIoTted May Reanlt la a Salt Against Coancll by the Board. Tuesday th Fire and Police Board en deavored to hold a conference with tha city council, the main object being to receive some recognition from the mayor and city council. In the first place, the member of the council declined to meet with th board and individually gave it out that in no manner, shape or form would the Fir and Police board be ' recognised by the council. The board wanted to know where the salary of Its member was coming from, also, th salary of th secretary. Incidental expenses wr also mentioned. The finance committee of th council as serted that in compliance with th law a levy had been made for th mainte nance of the Are and polio departments and that was all that could b expected. Chairman Vansant stated that it was de sired to put firemen and policemen under bonds, and have ths city pay th premium on th bonds. This raquest waa met by th statement that aa none of th members of the board were under bonds, th council could not see Its way clear to levy a tax on th people for such purposes. It Is too late now to make any cnang In the levy ordinance, as th law specifies that the levy must be made btwn July and 15. Both th levy and ap- nronriatlon ordinances have been passed and are now being printed. Evn should the council hav any inclination to mak alteration it could not do o aa th time limit has now expired. It Is expected that th board will instltut proceedings against the council, and this la Just wnat is wanted as it has been asserted oy at torneys that the law permitting th gov ernor to appoint a board of commissions Is invalid. Laat nlaht th Fir and Police Doara held a meeting In th council chamber to hi- remonstrances against Peter Uvlck, Twenty-seventh and Y streets, and Jo seph Pfelffer. Thirty-second aad B streets. A lsrg number of witnesses were exam ined and th board remained in session until nearly midnight. A. S. Ritchie rep resented Pfelffer and H. C. Murphy looked after Uvlck's Interest. A dosen or mors witnesses wer examined in each caa a. Th board will gWa a decision In a few days. nrn Johnson, a ponce omcer, waa tried for falling to report a light out In a Twenty-fourth street hardware stor. H Is also charged wltn frequenting aiula. No action was taken in the caa. Only three members of the board, Vansant, No lan and Bergqulst wer present, and for hia reason action was dererrea. An ea- Journment subject to th call of th chair- man was taken. o Bids Received. At last night's meeting of th Board of o.tinn several bond Buyers were pres ent, but not a slngl bid was road for th $100,000 high school lasu. Thes bond buy- e. made statements mat as u iun. market was off they were not in a position to make bids of any kind, un in siae buyers said that the history of th bonds would not meet with favor In th cast. h. malorlty waa only 7 ana a , . had been permitted to vot in .-o nreclncts in th BlXtn warn. ue " , . a v K.,rt tried to get a bid from th buyers, but no bids could be obtainea, ana so wm matter had to be dropped. When th bond buyeis left th board rooms they said that m h. a long tlm before thsy would bother with school dlstrlot securities under the present management. n.n f John Klewlt, Jr., for a room addition to th Highland school wer nr...nted and accepted. Th principal of th high school wlU b required hereafter to keep a record of aU tuwka used by puplla in th building, and he will b held reaponalbl to the super- ident for th loss or any noose, Next Monday night th board will meat iat tha contract for th lour room aa dltlon to Highland school to McDonald A Bock. That Boa Sal. While tha city council has powered to sell at private sal th 170.00 refunding bonds authorised at th special election held on June a. It may be that th sal will not be consummated aa soon as sxpected. Bond buyers aay that they do not Uk th low rat of Interest offered, neither do they Uk th optional clause. Letter front eastern buyers to representatives her eon' tain Instructions to keep hands oft of South Omaha bonds, both school and city, until there is a change in the money market. City officials ars, anxious to dlspos of the Competitive Advertising i ci j L7iawL.. .. ... manufactured from the choicest It Is made In the most perfectly appointed food mill in the world. no other food is made under such strict sanitary regulations. Is lO eent for a full slz packag-e, such as li .usually sold for 11 with tha mMt approved labor saying' GROCER FOR THE GREEN securities In order that the overlap may be paid. This overlap Includes back salaries for firemen, policemen and city officials as well as employes of th street depart ment Joseph Hares lnjared. Joseph, the 11-year-old son of Frank Hayes, Thirteenth and Monro streets. Is at th South Omaha hospital, suffering from tetanus. On July 4 young Hayes was playing with a toy pistol and tho wad from a blank cartridge struck the palm of his left hand when the cartridge exploded. At first the injury was considered trivial, but yesterday It becam necessary to remov the lad to th hospital, where he is being treated by Dr. E. U Delanney. It may be necesaary to amputate th arm In order to save the lad'a life. , , leanest Today. At o'clock today an Inquest will be held by Coroner Bralley over th remains of Hiram Sappo. So far the polio hav not been able to secure any definite testimony In th matter, but hop to have enough witnesses on hand to satisfy the Jury that Sam Tucker did th cutting which brought about Sappo's death. Tucker .till remains among the missing. Additional descrip tions hav been sent out by Chief Brlggs and If Tucker ia in these parts an effort will be mad to apprehend him. Drs. Sapp and Delanney held an autopsy on th re mains last night and will testify aa to th causa of death at th Inquest today. Strike Kasaer fafeandea. There waa a report on th streets yester day that th team flttera at Cudahy'a and th steam Otters' helpers had struck be cause . they bad been asked to worx on Sunday. T. W. Taliaferro, general man ager of th Cudahy company, said last night that th steam fitters objected to th dlsoharg of on of th man employed and that In order to prevent trouble of any kind ha had laid off th entire force, which consisted of fourteen men. Th cellar work, said Mr. Taliaferro, was practically completed and the men laid off would not be missed. . Closlaa; Xara Joints. Four of th members of th Fir and Police board held a conference with Chief Brlggs yesterday and it was decided that all low resorts frequented by negroes must hereafter be under strict nolle aurvsll lap.ee. From now on all negroes, mala or female, will be arrested for frequenting low resorts. Thla la to 'be don for th purpoa of putting a atop to euttfng scrapes and other crime which occur almost nightly In tha district frequented by colored people. ' Grading Casasneaeea Teaay. Dan Hanncn will today commence th griding ef Twenty-first street from 8 to W street. Thla work will necessitate th re- moval of about 11,000 cubic yarda of dirt. uity engineer seal act tn stakes ror this I grading yesterday. Hannon haa completed th grading on Sixteenth and Seventeenth atreeta and final aatlmatea will be sent to the city council next Monday night Magi City Gossip. Mrs. William Berry has gone east to spend ths summer at seaside reaorta. There will b a aneclal meeting of th Modern Brotherhood of America on Friday night. Heavy receipts of hoars continue and th decrease as compared with a year ago is now below the 40,000 mark. Dr. and Mra Frank W. Slabauah will leave today for Ohio, where they will spend a couple of weeks visiting relatives. D. V. Morlartv of Milwaukee Is In the city the e-ueet of his oousln. Frank J. Morlarty. cashier of th Packer National bank. Tha Armours and Vocaskes played a gam of ball at J.tter's park last evening. The Armour team won by a score of i to L a maetirur of buslnes men waa held last night and ft was agreed to close all stores Tbs best naterUU-Uia beat that money can buy. A brewery as clean aa your kitchen; tha utensila aa dean. The cooling- done in filtered air, in a plate glaas room. The beer aged for monthi, tintfl thoroughly fermented, ao it will not cause bUiooaneaa. The beer filtered, then sterilised In the bottle. You're eJwava welcome to the brewery for tho owners ars proud of it. Aad the aiae of It pnme that ftSXtfi&tj iTall. people know the worth of Tho Deer That Hide IWwaukee Famous of $5.00 each will be Riven to the School Children of Amcric Contest No. 1051. Made by the BaTTLt CREEK BREAKFAST FOOD CO machinery enables us to make me dom PACKAGE aen.l yon a Co., Qulncy, package prepaid. III. MEGEATH STAT. CO. 1308 FARNAfl STREET. Everybody Is reading this summer. We have everything In books, ret'tod Scals and newspapers, at luminer (rices. 'aaepessssaa.easa. on every Momlny evening at 0:30 o'clock during July and August. Mrs. Inifplbora- Peterson, ncreil 44 vwin died yesterduy morning at her home, 1:113 Elm street, Omaha. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon from the 11. T. Brans undertaking establinhment nt 1:30 o'clock to the First Melhoillat Kplncopal church, Twenty-third and N streets. Serv ices will be In char; "f the Danish Sister hood. The Danish Urotherhood nnil No. 261. Odd Fellows lodge, will attend In a body. Rev. Mlchelsen of Omaha will officiate. In terment at Laurel Hill cemetery. Threatens to Kill Himself. A report was received from m Califor nia street yesterduy evening to the effect that Fred I.ash, who lives at that number, had been contemplating suicide all day. Officer Baldwin was dispatched lo look Into the case. When he arrived it was learned from the occupants of the house, where Nash has leen bearding for about a week, that he nad threatened several times during the day to take his own life, and It waa also se.ld that he had threat ened the life of Orln Woods, who Is a fallow boarder, but for what reason could not be found out. When the officer ar rived Naah had left and could not be lo cated. Nash Is ' a boiler- maker In th Union Pacific shops. ' v . Overcome by Heat. David Bradshaw, who drives an express wsgon and usually stands near the corner of Sixteenth and Dodge streets, was over come by the heat yesterday afternoon. Ho had not been working and was sitting on his wagon when he became sick, but man aged to drive to 102 North Eleventh street, his home. When he reached there Police Surgeon Schleler was called and found him In a critical condition. After restoratives were administered he was removed to Clarkson hospital nnd was reported as get ting along nicely late in the evening. Mr. Bradshaw Is 64 years of age. He had a sunstroke about four years ago. Strangers Get Into Troable. Charles Daley, of Chicago, and Frank King, of Erie, Pa., were strangers in the city and they had tndulged too much in strong drink. Some boys showed them to a cave at Fifteenth and Pierce streets, where they might forget It In sleep. The cave is a curious rave and Daley fell into part of it and couldn't get out. King got stuck In the passageway and they were In this predicament wltt-n Detectives McCar thy and Madsen found them. The officers had to get a ladder to hoist Daley out of the pit. The men were locked up, charged with being drunk and suspicious charac ter. ' Dearer Wedding Aaaeaaeed. DENVER, July 14-Carrta will be issued today announcing the wedding of John Vance Cheney and Miss Sara Barker Cham berlain of Chicago, which took place quietly . r.....a 1 . C ..... r n w u n. .. .. 1 I known here until today. LOCAL BREVITIES. Mollis Stevens, who lives at Fourteenth and Lake streets, was' arrested by Ser geant Mike Whelan yesteriay afternoon. She Is charged with assault and battery. Th policemen's shooting contest, which was rcheduled to take place today, has been postponed on account of the death of officer Dunn's father, until tomorrow at the same hour. A small lire, caused by the explosion of a gasoline stove. In the residence of J. H, Williams at H73 South Thirty-eighth street, called the department out at 4:46 yester day afternoon. There was no damage. N. K. Hoerer, who resides at Twenty first and L streets, South Omaha, fell from a southbound South Omaha car nar Nine teenth and Vinton streets, about 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. He Is r.ot thought to bs In a serious condition, although h received a general shaking up ana was still lying down when the poilce surgeon arrived at the scene of th accident. He was removed to hi home.