Newspaper Page Text
TITE OMAIIA DAILY TIKE: SUNDAY, NOVEMTtER P, 1903.
$3.90 rclhaird & Wilhelm arpet 6 $2.85 for this five dollar quartersawed gold en oak parlor table 24-inch top "with pretty under shelf November sale price for rocker like cut I highly piano pol Great November Special Sale continues with unabated interest Never before has isaea lens regular ly a t $6.50 our special November sale price such a large, magnificent stock of new, fresh, desirable rxurchan&s: bun offered buyers at prices such as we are quoting during this month, It's a stock reducing sale on a broad plan. Exceptional and unusual values are offered to reduce this enormous stock that we may have roam to place our holiday goods. Don't delay until it is too late and regret it afterward, j November is the month of bargains throughout our store in Furniture, Carpets, Rugs and Curtains. $3.90 $2.85 J H ..III. I a . 'Ill U Mill f i D1 inlncj Room Furniture Just the time to make your'' selec tions In dining room furniture. In preparing for the Thanksgiving (nit Pining- room fumltwre of nil kinds in this sale. Suits complete, and odd piece such as sideboards, buffets, china closets, tables, dining chairs, at special November sale prices. S140 Solid Mahogany Buffet, special tl0 Golden Oak Buffet special at . 1100 Golden Oak Buffet special at $!i0 Flemlah Oak Buffet special at 170 Golden Oak Buffet apeclal at $48 Golden Oak Buffet special at t'2& Golden Oak Buffet Fpeclal at Golden Ook Buffet special at I17.S0 Golden Oak B(uffet special at r:J "f" I t17-olden $ Golden $28 Golden rt Golden 190 Golden $100 Golden UB Golden 1150 Golden lira Golden Oak Oak Oak Oak Oak Oak Oak Oak Oak Sideboards Sideboard apeclal price Sideboard special prica Sideboard special price Sideboard apeclal price Sideboard special price.. Sideboard special price Sideboard special price Sideboard apeclal price Bldeboard apeclal prica . .S122.S . 148.25 . 88.80 . 10.00 . 61.50 . 44.75 . .25 .. 22.00 . 14.26 . 14.00 . ISM . 23.TS .. SI. 00 . 68.00 . 88.00 . 87.00 . 129.78 . 134.26 Dining Tables HO Golden Oak Dining Table apodal at ... 17 Golden Oak Dining- Table apeclal at ... M.K Oolden Oak Dining- Table special at a Oolden Oak Dining Table apeclal at ... $33 Flemish Oak Dining- Table apeclal at . $37 Oolden Oak Dining Table apeclal at ... $40 Golden Oak Dining Table special at ... $75 Golden Oak Dining Table special at ... $78 Oolden Oak pining- Table-special at ....$ 126 .... 17.26 .... 18.00 .... 23.50 .... 84.50 .... 80.00 61.00 tlt AA VfiVU Dressers $100 Solid Mahogany Dresner November sale price $M .00 $79 Golden Oak Presser November sale prloa 6. 00 L Golden Oak Dresser November sale price 48.00 h Ulrd's-Kye Maple Presser November sale price .... 51. 0 M IMrd's-Eye Maple Dresser November sale price .... 4H.0O $48 Blrd'e-Kye M iple Dresner November sale price .... 82.75 Ii2 Mnhognny Dresser November sale prloe 23 50 $116 Wrd'vEye Maple Chiffonier November sale price.. 87.00 ITS Bird's-Kye Maple Chiffonier November sale price .. 23.60 Odd Pieces $8,30 Arm Rocker.hlghly piano' polished. In mahogany flnlah November sale price 13.8 $4.bu Kocker, golden ok fine finish, lave sis Novem ber Wile price $4 Rocker, medium high back, richly embossed Novem ber sale price J?!?. 82.75 Kocker, large, full stse with arms Nov. sale price.. 1.8S .7 Roman seat, golden oak or mahogany finish, with ' arms November eaie price Great November Sale of Good Carpets, Rugs, etc Every piece and yard of carpet In this stock reduced in price. All the drop patterns, odd piece ' and remnants away IWnw coat, we offer Monday and as long as there are any left all odd and remnants cf carpets and borders cf and Axralnster, worth $L26 to 81.75, at 7c This la a genuine reduction tit all Smith Savon aerie Axmlnsters from $1.75 to 79c. EXTRA QUALITY AX-MINSTERS from 81.46 to 79c. SMITH, STINBON AND HIG GLN8 beet velvet a from 81.28 to 79c BIGELOW AXMIN8TERS, as fine carpets for parlors and librarys as are made. All last season's patterns, many as choice as are made today reduced from $2.00 to 8X26 per yard. BODY BRUSSELS, all reduced from 16c to 40c per yard, new pat terns. " TAPESTRT BRUSSELS, all reduced Every piece reduced. MM: t llMl 'fjSmSI mm Mm from 10c to 26c per yard. ALL INGRAIN CARPETS reduced. . 86o T7NION CARPETS fine line, reduced to 28 cents. 80o BEST TWO-PLY CARPETS made at any price, full line, reduced to 66 cents. The Last Matting Sale of the Season. v ' To close out the remnants of 1908 matting we offor all rote of one piece or less at exactly one-half price: 60c matting at 30c 50c mattlnx at 23c 45c matting at '22 l-2c 35c matting at 17 l-2c 25c matting at 12 l-2o 20c matting at 10c 15c matting at 7c Rugs at Down Prices. Rugs that you know all about at prices you cannot hope to buy thera at again this year.. Reed's Ardeban Rugs, 8 feet I Inches by 10 feet Inches, excellent patterns, that we have been selling very low at $26.60, now your choice at $20.00. All the paet season's 8 feet 3 Inches by 10 feet 6 Inches LoweU Wilton Rugs, reduced from $36.90 to a.60. The Greatest Bargain of All. About 100 of the Blgelow small rugs, 2 feet S Inches by 6 feet, there are only 10 patterns, but they are fine. Persian and Turkish effects and floral designs In red, greens and tans. Sell regularly at $2.76 In this ale at $1.76. You save $100 per rug and get these fine goods. Great November Lace Curtain Sale We bought from a New York Importer, 12QO paira Brussels curtains consisting of curtains worth at wholesale from $B to $17 per pair only a few pair of each style from 3 to 7 pair, these goods were bought at BO pereant less than their regular value and will be sold on that basis. We have sorted them out Into five lots, as follows: LOT 1 Consisting of over 200 pair Brussels and Irish roint curtains of which there Is not a single pair worth lose than $6, 80 styles all tSfk selling at special, per pair JtJJ LOT 2 All extra heavy Brussels and Irish Point curtains, new A QQ nobby styles, every pair worth 88, special, per pair LOT 8 Here you will find curtains worth up to $12.00 per pair, stvlnei new. all Brussels, Irish Point and Arabians, selling ft 7R special, per pair ,, J. 4 fc LOT 4 Point Brussels with extra heavy open work In borders, extra value, selling price would be $16.00 this lot will be sold at, O 7R per pair ; C LOT 6 Consists principally of very fine Arabian curtains, Irish Point, and four numbers of Brussels, every pair worth $20. special for this Q sie Bale (because we bought them cheap), per pair . - CURTAIN SWISS We are going to offer you our regular 16c and Qtn 17o curtain Swiss, special for Monday only, per yard "W CRETONNE Over 60 styles all up-to-date, worth up to $0o per yd."7ir will be sold special during our November sale, at, per yard " ! SCREENS Japanese black and gold screens, 4 panel, special, 50 8A8II NET We have over 60 styles of sash net. In widths from 27 Inches up to 60 Inches wide, all selling at HALF -PRICE. WINDOW SHADES Made from the best hand made goods, In '7lr lots of two to four shades, worth up to $1.26 each, special, each "I Jl. 2 Est or tiiia pretty, Ro- v-l man seat, finely fin ished sells regularly at f3.7L our special Novem Z p ber sale price, each mjKJ Special Notice This ia a stock reducing sale on a broad plan. Every carp in the house mark ed down especially for this great November sale. Draperies, laoe curtains, and window shadss, couch covsrs ani portieres In a great variety of patterns and qualities all go at special November sale price Furniture of every description for the furnishing of any particular part of the house marked down with the one thought or reducing stscx ani preparing to recslvs our new Holiday goods No matter what your wants may be in carp3t9. rugs, furniture or draperies you cannot aT- ford to miss the special values we are offering you throughout this big stock during this great November Special Sale e ouches and cvarlor Pieces 122 Folding Da venport Bed Nov. sale.. 20. '.5 $30.00 rantasote J eat her Couch, Nov. lilt.. 22.00 114.60 TaDeatnr Couch November sale trlce lrt.'.io f Mahogany Sofa, line silk upholstering Nov. sale.... 49 00 $;5 Mahogany Sofa, hne covering November sale price M.OO $44 Mahoaanv Sofa November sale nrtce 84.00 fc6 Mahogany Arm Chair November sale rrioe 84.76 jnnnogany rm inair rnovemoer sale price is. 76 18 Mahogany Parlor Chair November sale price ........ 14.76 16.60 Mahogany Parlor Chair November eaie price .... 12 76 16 Mahogany Parlor t'halr November sale prloe 18.00 14 Mahnaanv Parlor Chiilr Novemher aula nrloo 11 no $16 Reversible Cushion. Morris chair annr'nl 11.00 $.2.76 larae Arm Chair, pantesote, seat and back No vember sale price 19.76 $32 Weathered Oak Leather Morris Chair November eaie price 22.60 $9.60 Reception Chair, flag seat Nov. sale price 6.W Prlor Tables and Pedestal All Parlor Tables and Pedestals Included in this Great November Stock Reducing Sale. 116 Mahogany Parlor Table November sale price $12.M $12.60 Golden Oak Parlor Table November sale price.... $10. TO $7 Oolden Oak Parlor Table November sale price $ 6.60 $6 Oolden Oak Parlor Table November sale price I 4.TO $9.50 Mahogany Par J or Table November sale price $ 7.00 $8 Oolden Oak Parlor Table November sale price $ 8.40 E60 Oolden Oak Parlor Table November eaie prloe.... $ 6.20 Mahogany Parlor Table November sale price $ 4.tM 60 Oolden Oak Parlor Table November sale price. ......9ij (.50 Oolden Oak Pedestal November sale price tVi.M $12 Oolden Oak Pedestal November sale price $ $.60 $11 Oolden Oak Pedestal November sale price..., $8.80 Library Tables There has never been a better time to purohase a Library Table of the highest grade and workmanship and Anion In the new designs at prices ai low as our special November ale prices. We quote but a few of the tables and prices taken from our lurge stock. We have a great varletv to select from In Solid Mahogany, Oolden Oak and Weathered Oak. $12 Oolden Oak Library Table November .sole price.... t 8.60 $17.50- Oolden Oak Library Table November sale price. ..(14.00 82S Oolden Oak Library Table November sale price. ... $18.40 . uuiuon u uiurary i aoie evovemuer sale $:t7 Oolden Oak Library Table November sale M Oolden Oak Library Table November sale $0 Ooldnn Oak Llbrarv Tahln Nnvnmhoe Ia $24.50 Mahoaanv Llbrarv Table Nnvemh.r ul nrlxa $a Mahogany Library TableNovember sale price.. M) MahoKany Library Table November sale price.. $43 Mahogany Library Table November sale price.. J; Mahogany IJbrary Table November sale price.. $70 Mahogany Library Table November sale price.. m.iiuRany x.iorary Tame iNovemoer sale price price.. ,.$;-8.00 price.. ..f2.60 price. price. 40.00 .$48.00 . 19.C0 .'3.20 .$L'4.03 .14.40 .$4400 .$:". 00 $68. no $100 Mahogany Library Table November sale p-lce 80.00 128 Weathered Oak l ibrary Table Nov. sule pric 82 40 $24 Weathered Oak IJbrary Table Nov. eaie price $19 6" $17 Weathered Oak Library Table Nov. salo price. $13.60 Beds 8S.60 Iron Brass special November sale price $ 5.76 $12.50 Iron Brass special November sale price i. ri . . .... k . i 'tun urB ncciu.! .xovemDer eaie price ,. $23 Iron Brass special November sale price $45 Iron Brass special November sale price $.13 Solid Brass Bed special November sale price $40 Solid Brass lied special November sale price.... $48 Solid Brass Bed apeclal November sale price .$10.26 .$ 9.86 .$19.00 .$-.75 .$-.!9.75 ..$;. 50 ..$41.00 IS p p BECISSISCS OF NEBRASKA eswaaasw--a Somi'Bemlni8cenoeg of lift J Tears Age ia ths Antelope State. COMING OF GOVERNOR FRANCIS BURT Arties; Governor Coming's First rroe lantatlom and Borne Events that Followed la the Keav Fatmr. k Within a few months fifty years will liave passed since Nebraska was organised tinder the laws of the United States as a territory. And while there are those liv ing here now who were men then and who have watched the transformation of a wilderness of prairie Into one of the Im portant states of the union, and have seen its oitlsens great In the affairs of the na- sbn, some notes from the records of the ta.. at that- time will be of Interest and will show to the younger generation tiow Nebraska's government got Us first start. Already a movement Is on foot to ob serve this birthday of the state and It has beirun in Omaha, a most 'fitting place for such a movement to start. Inasmuch as Omaha City was the , first seat of govern ment this state ever had. After overcoming difficulties seldom en countered by other states, Nebraska was recognised a a territory of the United States May 30. 1S64, and under the most promising auspices It started on Its up ward march, only to. meet with a sorrow that cast a gloom over the entire ter ritory and dampened for a while the en thusiasm over the winning of the long struggle for recognition. This was the death of Nebraska's first governor, Fran cis Burt, October 18, 1854. two days after he had qualified for the office and after having been In the territory only eleven days. Ceveraer Bart's Death. Oovernor Burt was made such by Presi dent Pierce and he was appointed from J Pendleton, 8. C. He artrved in Nebraska I October 7, took the oath of office on the ' Kih .nil ,n .V.- ISth li. AA At ftall- vue. He was beloved of the people of the new territory because President Pierce was. Ills death was mourned sincerely and Ma, remains were taken to his eld home In South Carolina by an escort named by acting Oovernor Thomas Cuming, who, as secretary of state, Immediately assumed the executive's place. The es corts were: Barton Green. Colonel Ward B. Howard. James Doyle and W. R. James. The men were paid 82 a day and their ex penses out of the contingent fund. The first act of acting Governor Cum ing was performed the day of his death of Governor Burt and was the Issuance of this proclamation: "It has seemed good to an allwlse Provi dence to remove from this territory by the hand of death .its chief magistrate. Governor Francis Burt. . He departed this life this morning at the mission house at Bellevue, after an lllnes protracted since his arrival, during which he received the moat faithful medical aid and assiduous at tention. His remains will be conveyed on Friday next to his home In Pendleton, B. C, attetided by a suitable escort In this afflicted dispensation, as a marg of respect and appreciation for the la mented and distinguished executive, and as a sign of the public sorrow, the national colors within the territory will be draped in mourning and territorial offloera will wear crape upon the left arm for thirty days from this date." In the resolutions of respect passed by Bellevue and Omaha City, Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton of Otoe and Omaha mission, Dr. Malcom and Colonel P. A. Barpy are thanked for their kindness and attention to the executive during his Illness. The resolutions were published In the Nebraska Palladium, Omaha Arrow and the Charles ton Mercury. ' The First Official Roster. The officers ' appointed by President Pierce with Governor Burt were: Thomas B. Cuming of Iowa, secretary of state; Fenner Ferguson of Michigan, chief Jus tice of supreme court; Edward B. Harden of Georgia, associate justice of supreme court; James Bradley of Indiana, associate Justice of supreme court; Experience Esta brook of Wisconsin, United States district attorney; Mark W. Isard of Arkansas, United States marshal. Immediately upon the death of the gov ernor Secretary Cuming assumed that office. Three days later he Issued his proc tarnation for the taking of the census of the territory and appointed these men to do the 'work: Joseph L. Sharp, for the First district; Charles B. Smith, Second district; Michael Murphy, Third district; B, R. Doyle and F. W. Symms, Fourth district; Munsoa H. Clark, Fifth district. and Charles W. Pierce, Sixth district In the proclamation he stated that he ex pected to have the work done within four weeks, after which notes would be dis tributed for the election of a delegate to congress and a territorial legislature to convene that winter. ' The governor stated that he Issued his proclamation ahead of nRsnfiMin mum& a motoer abould be a source Every mother feele great dread of the pain and danger attendant upon the most critical period of her life. Becoming all, but the suffering and of joy to danc-er incident to the ordeal make its anticipation one of misery . r . Mother' Friend is tbo only remedy which relieve women of the great pajn and danger of maternity ; this hour which ia dreaded as woman's severest trial is not only made painless, but all the danger is avoided by its ue. Those who use this remedy are no longer despondent or gloomy; nervousness, nausea and other distressing conditions are overcome, the system is made ready for the coming event, and the serious accidents o common to the critical hour are obviate a by the use of Mother's niAfl ArvAn Friend. "It is worth its weight in gold," I !" f tays many who have used it. fi.oo per ItUVUEiiai J bottle at drug stores. Book containing valuable information of interest to all women, will rT 3 J be sent to any address free upon application to fli j ' i CUr7XX nrCl'LATC.t CO., Atlanta Ga. time In order that those who had moved away would have ample time to get back before the census taker came around, though be warned his appointees that none but bona fide citizens would be counted. The census showed Nebraska at that time to contain 2,741 clUsens, of whom 829 were white males 21 or over, 108 white males over IS and 660 under IS. Of the females there were 633 over 16 and 694 under 16. There were thirteen slaves In the territory. nine of whom were In the Second district and four In the First district. There were no free colored people here then. , First Legislative Appointment. Based on the census, the apportionment of councllmen and representatives was as follows: Burt county, one oouncllman and two representatives; ' Washington, one councilman and two representatives; Dodge, Richardson and Forney, the same; Doug las, four councllmen and eight representa tives; Cass, one councilman and three rep resentatives; Pierce, three councllmen and five representatives. The election of coun cllmen and representatives held December 12, 1854, resulted as follows: Councllmen Joseph L. Sharp, Richardson; Richard Brown, Forney; Herman P. Bennett, Henry Bradford and .Charles II. Cowles, Pierce; Lafayette NuJkolls, A. D. Jones, T. G. Goodwill, O. D. Richardson and B. E. Rogers, Douglas; James E. Mitchell, Washington; Benjamin R, Folsom, Burt; M. H. Clark, Dodge. The house of representatives was made np of: David M. Johnson and John M. Singleton of Richardson, William A. Finney and L M. Wood of Forney, Gideon Bennet. W. H. Maddox. Jame Decker, James Cowles, William B. Hall of Pierce, L. d. V. Thompeon. John M. Latham and William Kempton of Cass, A. D. Gayer, W. N. Byers, William Clancy, Thomas Davis, A. J. Poppleton, A. J. Hanscom, F. Davidson of Douglas, A. Arnold and A. J. Smith of Washington, J. B. Rob ertson and II. C. Purple of Burt, I. W. Richardson and El R. Doyle of Dodge. The legislature convened in Omaha City January 16, 1856, and In his address to the members acting Governor Cuming recom mended that a memorial be sent to congress asking that the Paclflo railroad come through the state. He also stated that the authorities at Washington had sent the laws of the country and other literature during the month of August and Septem ber, but that, they had not arrived. He hoped they would be here by spring. During the latter part of the session came the appointment of Mark W. Isard as governor. Tills was the session that adopted most of the Iowa laws which the late session of the legislature fussed so much about. A great portion of the time was devoted to memorializing- congress for protection from the Indians, the organ Izatlon of the state militia, settlement of county boundary lines and the laying out of roads. The session also did not fail to pass an antl-gambllng law. HUMMEL EVADES THE BLAME Street Coatatlssteaer Wishes Urn Re. epeaslhlllty for Disorder ( 8ahlle Thoreeghfares, i Street Commissioner Hummel wishes It understood that he Is not to blame for the dirty pavements and alleys downtown. No cleaning has been done for ten days be cause the money In the applicable fund has been exhausted. Friday the high winds disregarded this fact and raised consider ble muss to the soiling of linen and Vie Ailing of eyes with rubbish. "It's money that makes good streets and clean streets." says the commissioner. "Comparing- Omaha with Cleveland, O., and oonatdertng the fact that our population la about eae-aalx, our expenditure aeem la- adequate. Last year Cleveland spent $119,- 000 cleaning paved streets, while Omaha got along; with $16,000. With 890 miles of dirt streets against more than 600 InJMi city, Cleveland used $82,228 on repairs and cross walks, while Omaha spent but $17,000 for this purpose. Including bridges and cul verts. ' "One of the new things recommended by the commissioner of streets In Cleveland Is ownership of the wagons and teams, which he declares will affect a considerable saving." GREAT WESTERN SALARIES Dose a Officials at Elgrhteen Dollars Flas a liar and Other Employes. The Chicago Great Western has twelve general officers whose salaries , average $18.88 each a day and 1,037 employes, men and women. In the state of Minnesota alone whose wages average $2.42 a day. These facts are disclosed by the annual report of the road, which has recently been filed With the State Railroad and Ware house commission of the North Star state. The statement further shows the com pany's gross earnings from operation for the fiscal year ending June 80 to be $7,818, $18.16 a gain of $274,129.66 over the gross earnings of 1802. The operating expenses were $5,8G6.7G9.29, an Increase of $178,447.70. The net earnings of $1,601,834.48 show an In crease of $87,086.36. The gross passenger earnings for ' busi ness, local and Interstate, In Minnesota was $421,866.69, a gain of $321,037.46 over the business of a yearv ago.- Freight business accruing to Minnesota, which amounted to $906,816.16, showed a gain of $136,230.94 over the business done In 1902. The total passenger and freight business, on which a gross earnings tax Is paid In Minnesota, amounted to $1,339,846.87, against $1,096,010.1$ In 1902. The gross passenger receipts for business originating and terminating in Minnesota were $172,929.64, and for freight business originating and terminating In Minnesota, $322,637.07. The operating expenses in the state of Minnesota for the year Just closed amounted to 81.25 per cent of the receipts, which is a decrease of 6.49 per cent from the percentage of operating expenses to the earnings in Minnesota In 1902. Railway Notes and Personals. F. A. Nash, general western agent of , 1 . . i c ... , . . iiib jtiiiwHuatre, una reiuuicu lruni a irip to Chicago. Oerrit Fort, assistant general passenger agent of the Union Paciilc, has returned from a business trip to Chicago. John R. Barrett, traveling freight agent of the Missouri Paclflo, has returned from a short business trip over the road. J. O. Phtltlrrl. assixtant general fretaht agent of the Missouri Pacific, la In Denver, on a short business trip in the interests of ms company. Thomas Hushes, assistant general pas senger agent of the Missouri Pacific, has gone to New Orleans to be in attendance at the annual meeting of the association of traveling passenger agents. J. A. Kuhn, assistant general passenger and freight agent of the Nebraska and Wy oming division of the Northwestern, Is home from a trip to Chicago, where he at tended a meeting of the paasenger asso ciation. A. Phllbrlck, superintendent of the Ne braska division of the llllnnis Central, whose headquarters are at Fort Dodae. and TratnmsHter Kred James of the same place are in the city on business In con nee tion with their company. John F. Stevens, fourth vice president of the Hock Island, with his family, slopped In the city Friday night, occupying their trivaie car. i tie ramny is on its way to Ir. Stevens' home lit Chicago from an extended western vacation tour. The Chicago Great Western officials were foiled in their efforts to move their office Friday to the new Karnam street location by a large amount of (he plastering fulling. Ibis will necenaiuite conUerabls repair ing and the oitululs do nut exict to g-t Into their aew wasters now fur several ORIGIN OF SIODX CITY DAILY i Kayor Caldwell, O'.d-Tlma ITawipaper Man, Tells How it Was Started. RESULT OF THE MEREST ACCIDENT Charlie Collins, (Caldwell's Partner, Takes Wrong- Trala Ont ef Omaha, Going- North Instead f ta Ltaeola. Mayor E. W. Caldwell of Sioux City, who Is one of the pioneer newspaper men In the Transmkssisslppl country, was telling a story or two of the early days while In Omaha to attend the Missouri river Im provement convention this week. Previous to being elected mayor a year and a half ago Mr. Caldwell was city editor of the Sioux City Journal for twenty-five years and he has a lot of newspaper history an tecedent to that. "Did you ever hear how the first dally paper was started In Sioux CltyT" asked Mayor Caldwell. No? Well, I had a hand In that myself. Charlie Collins, J. D. Calhoun and myself had been running an evening newspaper called the Times in Omaha, but we found the Republican and the Herald left no room for us. This was In 1869, about two years before The Bee began Its career. There was nothing left for the three enter prising men that we were other than to get out of town and do business some place else. ' "We decided finally to Investigate the conditions at Lincoln, the new capital, and arranged to send Collins down there to see what the citizens would do to help us. It was necessary to go to Council Bluffs and cross the river at Nebraska City to get to Lincoln then, and Collins went to the Bluffs. Bat oa Wraagr Trala. , "How It happened, I don't know ex actly, but Collins got on the wrong train. Instead of taking the one for Lincoln ha boarded one for Sioux City, and that Is where he disembarked. The early news paper men these parts were resourceful and when conditions changed suddenly they were generally found ready to meet them, Collins .had a look at Sioux City and then he saw a number of the residents. The result was that they subscribed a bonus so tempting that we forgot all about 'Lin coin and went to Sioux City and started the Evening Times. I left Omaha on the day the golden spike was driven In the Union Pacific at Promontory Point, Utah. "I don't know what might have happened to Sioux City If Collins had not boardtd the wrong train. Maybe Bloux City never would have needed a dally, because, you know, we old-time newspaper men are Just a little egotistical about what we think we did towards getting the west on a pay ing basis." The Sioux City mayor had a story, also. about the Imposing stone that was used In the old Herald office. The office was short of Imposing stones and had barely enough for the newspaper forma. It was In 1BC6 and Caldwell was setting type. The firm had a lot of official printing to do and he was handling It. For a while he used the bed of a hand press to lay the type upon, but this was unsatisfactory, Mesnerlal Stene. "I heard one day that there was a big marble slab engraved for the place of honor over a capltol that was not built," he says, "and I determined to utilise It for my purpose If possible. So I went up and oallea ee Charlie Oeer, now with the Linoola State Journal and whe was gactetary te Governor Butler. He told me I could use the slab If I could cart It away. It was engraved with names on one side and gold leaf had been used In ornamenting It, but I took It, and the slab was used as an Imposing stone In the Herald plant until the building was burned." Mayor Caldwell says It Is Immaterial to hlra whether he Is elected again next spring. He went Into the office on the republican ticket without much effort and has not yet grown Into a rebellious mood. "It's all the same either way," he says.- CAT WALKS JJKE KANGAROO Pass that Beloagrs to John Kelkeaaey Has Only Half Bsosck Legs. Rudyard Kipling might get Inspiration for poem from John Kelkenney'a new cat. "Maud." He once recorded some verses about a "bear that walks like a man," In a somewhat sinister vein surcharged with symbolism and supposed to knock pretty hard on Russia. "Maud" Is a cat that walks and looks like a kangaroo and does so because It Is necessary. The British poet might find nothing ap pealing In this, however, but that would not prevent the animal from earning a good living In a museum. Cats ordinarily are quadrupeds, but this one has but two practical legs, like a kangaroo. The front extremities resemble the flappers of a seal. They are utterly useless and so small as to escape ordinary attention. As a result the rear legs are overdeveloped and the cat trods about on them In the regular biped way. She Is a full-grown, healthy feline and apparently enjoys the novelty of the situa tion, although It la a Vase of being exhib ited all the time. At any rate "Maud" Is attracting lota of attention and would not object to a visit from Mr. Kipling at any time. Incidentally It should be re marked that "mine host" Kelkenney ob ject to the question, "Is that one of the real Kilkenney catsr" PRATTLE OF THE YOUNGSTER!. Grandma Now, Johnny, alt down and tell me why your father whipped you. Johnny I'd rather stand up and tell you. . TeacMer Johnny, why can't you lift your self bj your bootstraps? Johnny (promptly) 'Cause wear shoes. Aunt Mary I do wish the good Lord had made me a man! Little Flossie Perhaps he did, auntie, and you haven't been able to find him yet. A 4-year-old youngster while at supper the other evening requested hi brother to help him to something and was told that he should say "If you please." So he said: "Pass me some of that If I please." Mamma Tommy, didn't I tell you the other day never to let me hear of you play ing with those naughty boys again? Tommy Yes, mamma, but you needn't blame me If you heard It; I didn't tell you. "Say, mamma," queried little Harold, "ain I a barber?" "Certainly not, dear, " replied his mother. "What put that Idea Into your head?" "Why, Uncle Bob called me a little shaver this morning." explained Harold. The United States supplies Russia with cottonseed, grapevine cuttings, tobacco and I seed wheat In large amount. I? fhlflliTW nnrl Ploca mn. t 1 I i Quality and Gass count for more in A , m a biovo or range tnaa in any other article of domestic use. The Garland Trade-Mark is an absolute guarantee of both. But On Quality and that the Best. Sold bj Cxstlas dealers everywhere. Manufactured Only by The Michigan Stove Company, argai ataaera oi otovea ana Kafigas , to tba World, Detroit Chicago a.egt 'aesso -sg eaai f saeaen (tin 7 aaa f i