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TIIE OMAITA DAILY BEE: FRIDAY. DECEMBER 11. 1003.
I I NEW BOOKS AND MAGAZINES "Th. Whip Han d" is a Dnm&tio and In teniting Tal of AdTtntnra. A STORY 0T IMP-RjK FRANCIS JOSEPH Utrrt of Broaln Will Bo Inter ested In Volosae Poollsae y Maemlllaae Other Work, of Fletloa. he Whip Hand," a tale of the pine country, by Samuel Merwln a .hlpwreck tory. The veteran crew at Chicago re fused to venture out In their big fengllsh lifeboat, but the Evanston crew, with our hero. Jack Halloran. "Number One," acting aa captain, b all the dash and recklessness ot college boy a, were there. and cheered by the ahouta and bonflres of their fellow student, and citizens gathered on the beach make their battle with the wavea .and bring In their loada ot human Uveai. But thla preliminary la only for the purpose of ahowlng the mettle of Jack Halloran. Where hla actual worth la ahown Is In the fight he puts up and the battle he wins aa manager of an Indo pendent lumber company against a lumber . combine. This stirring story of a business fight In the pine lands of Michigan; how and why Jack secured the aervlcea of Rob . ble McGregor and ran the blockade to Michigan City; how they outwitted the combine and bought 6,000,000 feet of pine, and how they carried It safely through "Are" to .selling time, makes a dramatic end Intereatlnar tale. Aa a battler With mavM. at outwitting combines and at fight Ing firee Jack was always on a front Itat, but ha had to make three trtpe. two of thorn to the far east, before he found him self with aufflclent courage to "settle things" with beautiful knrgaret. Jack ta ao courageous, so manly and Interesting, one finds themselves believing ha must at iMit be norne relation of the author wreck of the Sirdar and the adventurea of our hro and heroine make a highly dramatic story. Iris Deane, the uncon ventional but womanly English girl, seems more like one of our own resourceful western girls In her ability to adapt her self to her 'wild aurroundlnga. During the long hours when she and the man who has fought ao hard to save their Uvea, are besieged, we feet almost like congratula te gthe man who sharea her peril. Pub lished by E. J. Clode. "Calderon'a Prisoner," by Alice Duer Miller. The heroine, Alicia, an Immensely wealthy orphan and an American girl, de cided aha was tired of New York society and determined on making a visit to a friend who lived In the Republic of San tiago, Central America. Free born Alicia could not quite understand affairs In that country and freely spoke her mind. In her sightseeing she made a visit to trie barracks, and while there the garrison mutinied. Her thrilling adventures n mak ing her escape; how she waa made to suffer for the "free speech" she had been ao free with, and her thankfulness to once more be at home In America, makea aa exciting tale. Published by Bcribners. "On the Road to Arcady," by Mabel Nel son Thurston. Thla pretty little romance, written In the form of a diary, la the au thor's first book, though she haa made for herself an enviable place as a contributor of short stories to the best periodicals. The margins throughout this book are decorated with pen-and-ink aketches dona by Samuel M. Palmer. Fleming H. Revell Company, Publishers. ' "That Betty," by Harriet Prescott Bpof ford. A novelette with a peculiar qunlnt ness that haa endeared Mrs. Spoftord'a atorlea to her readers. The characters dis tinctly belong to what la called the fash ionable world, where hearta are supposed to be unduly hard But as we follow her through these charming pages Mrs. Spof ford shows us that this particular citadel of fashion waa stormed by sympathy for the unfortunate and conquered by genuine REPORT FROM CORTELYOU Fin' Ansual OjratEUoicatioi from Depart meDt af Commerce and Labr. CAPITAL AND LABOR ARE ON EQUALITY Reports Recarulnic Condition el Labor and I'nloas la Other Coun tries Arc Soea to Be " Ib llshed la Balletias. WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. The first annual report of the secretary of commerce and laoor gives a full account of tne progress made in the organization of the uepart ment. discusses at cuna.dernble langin the work of the various bureaus, complies with the several provisions ot Uw '1 elating to statemetua of moneys received and dis bursed and makes such comments and rec ommendations in regard to commercial and industrial affairs as appear to tw warranted by exlftlng conditions. The following are extracts from Secretary Cortelyou'a report: . On July 1, ltfod, the personnel of the de partment comp.Ued l,2o employes In Wa.ft iiigton anu o,o In ine country m large, making a total of lu,U6. 'inn apuropua lions to be expended under the u.reviion of the department amounted to $9,itti,Mi. The smaiiiieBS of the initial appropriations renuereu H Impracticable in tne time be tween the creation ol the uepanment and the next session of congress to ao more than secure the systematic arrangement and co-ordination ot tne bureaus and branches brought together. It precluded, except in the most general way, tne prose cution of new lines ol investigation or the deveiopmeut ot new plans oi administra tion. Civil Service Law Enforced. The civil service regulations have been observed in every detail from the establish ment of. the department. Appointments have been made and will be made strictly upon meilt, whether under the civil service requirements or in cases exempt from such requirements. As tar as practicable, I de sire to do away with confidential riles, 'they are often the result of the blackguard and btacKmall. only such niew snould be held conndential as the law requires or least oe some rem nun love. The romance of the storv rulmint. public considerations demand. Every oln- Hunoh Badeau. Publlahed by Doubleday. ,h 7. h..V,!,f.,? 'A . , , al document in the department, whether Pare & Company. I" ? .X that ta beut,ful an aatlsfac- lt relates to appointments, contracts or Page tt Company, "A Keystone of Empire," by the author whether tory to the reader. Published by Fleming I other subjects, snould be accebisible to lu ll. Revell Co. I thorlsed Inspection and should afford a tull and aatlsiavtory answer to every proper of "The Martyrdom of an Empress," A inquiry. r. ml, . ! - nin.ir. tA tram nrl- "Judith of the Plains." by Marie Man- une of the moBt Important branches of Doffed Coronet and illustrated from pn romanc- of ih. ii. VuJ a the department's work is that of stall-tics. ..... ,n. la the story of I rung, a romance of the plains at the end u i-hX nr.M.,in ... .hi. ..,., r,i. .Tn.onh nt Austria, told ' b,a" cattle daya In JVyomlng. Judith 1 tabliahment is mado the statistical depart- 'by the biographer of bis consorU th. .at. S"' J andLCif "The SWaVnT.K furnish the bus. Empress Elixabeth, in "The Martyrdom of "eaiing cattle stamped ng and lynching. neBa world wlth more Drom, more com. art Empress " It constitutes a companion noois ngura or a gin, throbbing with pas- plete and more reliable statistical reports volume to the latter, completing it. In fact. '? . and carrying the tale to a "Po h rflin .."raSif0" commerula, nr..n this Old World monarch In a I " v...... Dt.o,iB ana virue as are - , . . iiv 4..ilMn hla m.nv tilt-1 ... . ....... biui j uuunufl wilfl f tw-uurrni. niia rararnii ... .... i.v. hi. I run- and among the characters la Mrs. Tel- I tn ni.nni,,. it,. j..innm.nl ..n ,,.!. .,. imnrlnus mother with his I leM' who"8 original humor will be talked of American commeroe It la the purpose of fully clever and imperious mother, wiin nis p,,k,ik.h w the denartment to devote Itself Imoaritallv kindly old father, aa well aa with the otner , to the various Interests concerned In that members of his family. The historical pof- I I development. All possible means will be i . . anri of I "The Trlfler." bv ArchlhnlA Iffvre. la nn I employed for the extension of our export lion Ol iUB l I t, - ; - -" ; - " trarie in nrnili.nt. nt Ih. farm aa w. I aa a frameworK tor me ponrayai o n. - i n manufactured articles. Wherever pos NOTES ON OMAHA SOCIETY. slble the co-operation of the Department ot Agriculture will be sought, In order that these two branches of the government serv ice may work together for the benefit of the American farmer. An effort ia being made to secure a firompter issue of .the department's pub Iratlons without Impairing their accuracy. The value of government documents ae ... nr. or thn emneror. with interesting living characters, natural acenes and brll detalla. never before printed. Published by Want dialogue. A little war of politics Is TTnfn.rfj I WTUTC,i " witn mcj love element, i ne luua- u.uuua uj Arcma uunn. ine omart . -Th. Kim. In rtrnwnlns." with partlcu- De TiDiianing company. lar referenee to "The Ring and the Ttruttr h -uir.nl. ntlum 'Machen. The "Stella Fregeltua." a tala of three d.a Bible ha. been a fertile field for our poeta tlnlea, by H. Rider Haggard. Probably this ?nnte'e"i!f'::. " JS ITrrfl to draw from, and "w. hear the echoea book Is not a romance of the kind one .wtion f f ni no-r with which an of It. speech everywhere and the music might expect from this author. There are energetlo country la already acquainted, of its familiar phrases haunta all the fields few exciting eventa and the ending la not From p.r"I'Jnlnar?:i.Btud3L lt.,bec?m,JJp. and gro. oour fin. literature." No conventional, yet all reader, who are ad- Snde?etoart.e,hethePUreport7?fr .pe?fal"com- modern poet haa manifested nior. Intl- mlrer. of Rider Haggard will doubtless mlttees appointed uner state or federal at acquaintance with the Bible than Rob- enjoy the book. Published by Longmans. 1 .Tn'Su , rt .. .i. i- .n-i th. author i ureen mz c:o. I - , . . . . ert Drowning- " I , I trial publications contained a runo oi vat hw. ii. hnw thormiKhlv his writings are I ' I uable Information on the sublects to be in. Interpenerated by Its spirit. A. said abov., "The Duke Decide.," by Headon Kill. In v"t,Ka.ted Thl" ,nfo,rJ?tlorH . thl. 1. especially true of "The Ring and the thl. exciting tala wa enjoy a sea voyage; ,nexed. inoVder that the fact. PUreadJ Book." The author haa arranged the work the mystery and adventure of a "Cut known may be utilised In planning more varn ntooly and, It will .doubtless be wel- Panel" and many other thrilling estapades. apeclflo Inquiries -.',..",.... corned by all lover, of Browning. Pub- I Published by A. Weasels Company. , t$to InfoVmatTon "h been gTven In the ltstved by Macmlllan Company. I . I past than Is generally supposed. Two Side, of the Face," midwinter tale. I Labor and raoltal on Eanalltr "Llttl. Lady Marione, oy tnnt oy a. i. uuiuer-uoucn. There are elaht I . !.. . h. fraret Fox, and Illustrated by Etheldred B. I tales In thl. series, written In the best I treated on an equality, for in thesa mot- Barry. A tal. of the happy lite lea oy I style of thl. celebrated author. Each tale ter relating to labor and capital ana to About sixty members and friends of Metropolitan club enjoyed a whist party last evening, the third of the series of af faire announced by the club for the winter. Ten taLles wre arranged upstairs In the ball room, and after the game, which re sulted in favor of Miss Hattle Drelfus, Mrs. Isaac Meyer, Miss Hattle Rehfcld and Mrs. Laev, the floor was "cleared and the time given over to dancing until midnight, when .upper waa served. Mrs. A. Wv Bowman entertained at luncheon yesterday, at her, home, 1000 Park avenue. Mrs. Charles K. Urquhart will give a luncheon Wednesday In honor of her guest, Miss Blanche Davla of Milwaukee and Mrs. Snyder of Louisville, Ky., who Is visiting Mrs. W. P. Mlkesell. The members Of the N. I. T. Whist club will bo the gueata of Mrs. Louis Relchen berg, Tuesday Miss Jennie Kline will entertain Friday1, meeting of the A. O. T. Bowling club. Among the hostesses of today are: Mrs, O. W. Fisher, who la entertaining at cards this afternoon; Miss Potter, who enter taina the Luncheon club; Miss Cecil Ef lett, who receives for Miss Elsie Selfken; Miss Margaret Preston, "who Is entertaining at carda thla afternoon, and Mra. Oscar Williams, who Is entertaining this after noon. The Pinto-Spalding wedding at the Second United Preabyterlan church this evening will be the largest affair of the day and the dancing party given by the St. Croix club at Metropolitan club will be among the pleasant affalra. Miss Tukey waa guest of honor at an afternoon card party Tuesday, of which Miss Gertrude Moorehead was hostess. The rooms, were prettily trimmed with bride's roses and the prltea of the after noon wer. won by Miss May Her and Miss Margaret Preston. Mrs. Louis Klrschbaum waa hostess of a very pretty whist party Wednesday after noon at, which about thirty women were present. The house was trimmed wun pin carnations and roses. Mrs. Sam Wertheimer, Mrs. Lee Rothschild and Mrs. Louis Rothschild were awarded the prizee. Mrs. Louis Relchenberg was at home In formally Tueaday .afternoon complimentary to her sister, Mrs. Baer of Chicago. Miss Minnie Meyer gave a box party at the Kruar Wednesday afternoon for Miss Levenger, Mis Rchfeld'a guest. A luncheon at Balduff'. followed. Invitations for the luncheon announced by Mra. Allen B. Smith for Friday, for Mlsa Cady. Miss Coffman and Mrs. Clar ence Richmond Day. have been recalled, owing to a death In the family of .Mrs. Smith's sister. Mr. and Mra. W. H. Oates -will give a large dinner, followed ty carda, Monday evening, In celebration ot their twentieth wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Von Trott have Is sued Invltatlona for the wedding of their daughter, Mlsa Nettle von Trott, and Mr. Charles A. Muler, which will be solemnized at 8 o'clock Wednesday evening, Decem ber 23, at their residence, 4303 Erpklne street. The senior class" of the High school is making elaborate preparations for the "Senior Prom" to be given at Metropolitan club Saturday evening. The committee In charge of arrangements Includes Messrs. Fred Thomas, Ben Cherrlngton and Junius Brown. The engagement la announced of Mr. D. . Mann and Misft' Wllhelmtna A. Berllng-I nremen by the dance given at the Exchange hoff. ' ' 'L ' ' '" ' ! -. .1 building on the evening of December 4. juage ana Mrs. iienjamin v. uaker have returned to their" aOrrje In lbuquerque, XT U . ., ..I 1 .i.i. . . . hi., r.iici t. vim. vi pevcim ncrns witll their reeDective retiresentatlves the depart ment must stand In the position of an educational office, collecting and publishing such information as will enable each party to understand mora fully the prevailing conditiona. The deDartment has no executive func tions relative to the settlement ot labor disputes. It cannot Interfere on behalf Elaine, daughter of the weather observer la complete in Itself and Just long enough at Old Mackinaw. . Ala how little Peter I to be Intereatlng. Published by Charles found a baby on the beach; how she wa. I Bcrlbner'. Son.. tenderly cared for by Peter and hie father, and how Peter promised Eia ma mat u n ..0ur Lajy'. Inn Dy j store- Clouaton found two bablea .he .nouia nave one. . ,tory ..iiin of th. nrti.no. of oi,- . .... I.. anil I . . : . i disputes. x-eier nam . " ' , IT,, DarDar neyne, wno la left penniless and of either employer or employe in contro- nis lamer were i ten v" " aepenaem qn ner unsympathetic relatives. 4 verales between them, to know what to do with the little lady, Finally, goaded to desperation, she runs A" the re"ul,t ! investlgationa In prog ' . . ... . . .... t h. own I . . I ress or completed, forthcoming bulletlni who iiau -wni u...t,. ... 1 .war, ner experiences in London, where How triey managed, and how faithful they she passes for a man, for a time, are enter- were, makea a very pretty .tory. weiors talnlng. Published by Harpers. the close wa hear about a visit eama Clau. make, to the lighthouse. Published by L. C. Pag. 4k Co. ress or com Dieted, forthcoming bulletins will contain the following special articles "Labor Unions and BritiHh industry; Labor Conditions In Australia:" "Labor Conditions In the Philippine Islands;" "The Revival of Handicrafts In the United "Mlladl," by Clara E. Laughlln. written States;" "Trade Ufilon Movement Among . huii.ji t . . I tne toai Aline workers oi m ciiiiibu ---j ....... . mi.. uniR iu i states. x uur muumiua. vuur Hinnanni in in. in- i - . . . . . "Japanes. ArC by Badaklckl Hartmarn. AuatriAl worl(1 ' . L immi.ratio. an ' Thla work Is not ao much a book for I of th ctam, cf i,om ud comln down tn Immigration la one of the department s ' -n..11P. . is for those . V " coming down to moBt imp0rlaj,t administrative problems, pert, and connoisseurs a. it is ror inc. tne development ot your love: the bulldlns- or th. n,lm.m,i. aii.n. oomin annually wha would like to become mora Intimately & your House o Dreams and your Mother- I to our shores many possess the elements acquainted with Japanese art, and ara nood Publlahed br Flemlna- H v.-i ot Booi cltlxenship, but others, by reason looking lor a oooa Dy wnicn tney couia i Company. accompuan inia witnout oecoming apeciai- ist There ara thirty-two illustration., Tha above books ara for ala by th. Ma- aix or wnicn ara in coior, irom ceieoratea i reath BUtlonery Co., U0B Farnam .treat. works or tne leading artist., rubiianca br L. C. Pag Co. "Tha Wing, of tha Morning," by Louts Tracy, if Borneo aeema no mora than a place on the map to you and Malay war Hor. and their deadly poisoned arrows ara equally atranga, road "Th Wing, of tha Morning." You will feel that you have com horn from a long voyage, and BIRTHPLACE OF JESUITISM Rev. U. 4. U'Coaser, . J Leetnrea mt , Crelgkton t'nlvorslty Ball n th Order. "The Crafll. ot Jesuitism" wa. th. sub- of physical or moral defects, are strongly objectionable, and out of regard for our national .wellbeimr should be refused ad mission. Progress haa already been made In the enactment of lawa on this subject and in their enforcement, but much by way of detail remains to be accomplished. The subject is so broad and concerns so closely the people of the entire country that it should be aDDroached in a reason able and conservative spirit. Care should ba taken not to draw hasty conclusions from unusual' conditions or to advocate mora radical legislation without full knowl edge of the facts. Tha report of the commissioner general regarding the fraudulent use oi natural ization papera demands serious attention Tha extent to wnicn sucn irauas are sue .-lends in Omaha,' '( MIssa Lizzie Levenger of Sioux Falla, 8. D., Is the guest of Miss Lena Rothschild Mre.4Iarry HIrsch of Des Moines la visit ing her mother, Mrs. Louis Rothschild. Mr. and Mra. r. p. Kirkendall are ex pected home Friday from a visit with Mlsa Kirkendall In New York. Mlsa Kirk endall expects to spend the holidays with friends In Savannah, Oa. Mr. 8. E. Oleaon of Minneapolis la the guest .of Rev. and Mra. Brlnatad. Mlsa Ella Clarke haa gone to Chicago, where she will enter the Chicago Conserva tory of Music. Mrs. C. E. Ford of Chicago Is tha guest hla week of Mrs. J.. J. McMullen. Mis. Nellie Qlvena of Seward wMl coma' the latter part of the week to be the guest of Mrs. Ed P. Smith. Mrs. Joseph Mandelberg and daughter have returned from Sioux City. Rev. and Mrs. C. W. Brinstad enter tained at dinner last evening In honor of General S. C. Oleson of Minneapolis. ' that Ufa amidst comfortable surroundings J0 of lecture given laat night at Crelgh- cessfully practiced In order to evade the tt worth while. Th description of th. - - iV--- :v "mil i 1-rr'--- ; -v?rr t- Antique Book Concern Second tland tiooks ton university hall by Kv. M. J. O'Connor, I Immigration lawa shows clearly th need S. J., vie pre.ld.nt .f th. unlrarty. to a SX&TotolVS larga and attenUv audience. urevent the fraudulent use of certificates u ne lecture waa a recital of the Inception, ol naturalization. history and transactions of the Order Vf I Fatura of the Department. .e.us. xne oroer reoeivaa lis mrth In the t cocludlna hla reoort. the secretary holy grotto of Mareaa, near tha Pyrenees I savs: In Spain, lta author being Ignatius Loyolla. Tho department deala w th the great Ar... u..in. h. iT!,.. ki w . 1 concerns of commercial and Industrial life. After reviewing th Incidents which lead To ba of service to these Interests It must up to Loyolla'a self-imposed confinement In have their hearty co-operation and sup- th. f.mmii amtto aom. of h. .....i. I Port, lt must be a department of Duslness. .. hit. . It must be progressive, but at the same be underwent whll so confined waa men- time conservative, lt must not deviate In tionso, following wnicn h. wa. blessed I Us course from the pathway of Justice, it with unsDeakabla acstacies. Having h... I strict and Impartial. v. '..j. ,. . " " . tlaaa In the hi, must be nonpar- , ... . m ... 1 iw.H all Vila 1 1 1 . 1 lfa u um uiunucai riinn, inma sr.nt.u . mnnmm oi ins nsaveniy it :nUst recognise no distinction, aa be- portals ba was able to give to tha world tween large and email Interests, aa between aa order which, it 1. claimed, had th. affluent or powerful and the humblest , . ' . " . " citizen. If lt attempu to occupy a field dlvln sanction, and waa blessed with that properly belongs to private endeavor divine favor and atrength, aa proven by it will Inevitably fail to realise the high tha vicissitude It haa met and coma off ""P"" ol preei weu-wisners. h Aivsrs om.iiimc u.w te shew yon. LATEST CRAZKIN CARD GAMES PIT Other M Outaa PANIC DESPERATION FLINCH adhere rigidly to tha lines marked out since the foundation of the governmen for federal agencies in executing the will of 'he people. It these general principles are maae enective. ir conservatism ana lm nartiality. coupled with ever-Increasing ef nclency, mart its administration, 1 cannot but believe that this new department will become a mighty influence for good In our commercial ana industrial analrs RECTOH Or ST. HUB'S, Estimate mm Light Plant. TANKTON. S. D., Deo. 10 (Speelal )-Th 1 Asfcbarnliasa, Ontario, Testlaea tm th victor. Th fact waa also mentioned that tha order ba. been severely criticised, that men have loat their Uvea because ot their dafans of It, but that through It all the order bad gone ahead doing good and meeting tha mission which waa In th mind of Its author at th. time h first gave It to tb world. Good 4aalltUs of Chamber. - Iain's Caa- Remedy. ASHBURNHAM, Ont., April 18. 1903.- thlnk It is only right that I should tell you wa irMittt (rna as nt ssat. 4U- report of Expert John J. Flatcber wa. pre sented to th. city council laat night. Mr Flatc her wa. called her. to examine tha electric lighting plant, which tha city may huv. fr. Vlatnher renorta that the value of th. ni.i it .tanri. 1. tu TM. Th. nrtca what a wonderful effect Chamberlain' . -w- ..... .vi. .... I of th. nrunt holder la IUL00O without ome.l Cough Remedy baa produced. The day be ftxturs. Mr. riatcher puu but a amaU value on tbeaa and racommenda th pur- nd couh tnl 1 dl1 no tnlnk to ble chase of th nlant without them. Repair. "7 ou"e " and change. In tha plant which are necee- volo wa almost choked by tha cough, eary would coat th city $4,500. but with th Th same day I received an order from plant In good order fifty are lights can be J"" i' " "ur -g "emeay. ooerated. Mr. Flatcher mad. an extended onc procured a aampi Dome, and reoort oa tha ost and poaalblllty of obtain. oo aooui uiree ooses oi in meoicina. Ing Missouri river water or water from a To my great relief the coug and cold had battery of wells south of th city. For fir. completely disappeared and I wa. able to protection Mr. riatcher recommends a atand preach three time on Easter Day. I know pip of ate!, sixty-five feet In height, with that tnia rapia ana artecuv cur was aue a capacity of 141,000 gallons. Th rlactrie to your cough emeay. x maae mis testi plant can be used for a pumping station and I monl.il without solicitation, being thankful tb total coat of Installing river water with I to have found such a Uoa-sent remedy. a Altering system. Including stand pips and I Respectfully youra, new mains to replace tha prevent ones. I E. A. LANQFELDT, M. A,. would b 77,00. I i. ftactor ol BL Luk.'a Church. BARKAL0W BROS. I.B22J4. l6l3Frngm St 1T it i CHRISTMAS METROPOLITAN 140 fare or Text 33 la Color 190 XUiuUaaaru-12 Snort Stories IX rrWt-ITA8S. FEICI It Ceat. IS D R ArFAlES AT SOUTH OUAUA Live Stock Exohange Meets Tomorrow to Nominate Now List of Officers, ELECTION WILL BE HELD IN JANUARY o Far There ia Llttl Talk of la ' dependent Ticket and Llttl In. terrst Attache, to Any Bt Lending: Po.ltlons. Tomorrow afternoon A meeting of Ih South Omaha Live Stock exchange will b held for the purpose of nominating officers and dlrectora for tha year 1804. Thla meet ing will ba held In the exchange hall at t p. m. A president, vie president, three members of the board ot dlrectora for the full term of three year, and committee, oh arbitration and appeala are to be chosen. Tha retiring officers and director, are: D. 8. Parkhurst, president; R. Qllchrlat, vice president; E. 8. Harrell, W. I. Stephen, Jay La,verty and P. A. Sanders, directors. These directors hold over: Al Powell, W. H. Dudley, V. E. Reed, Samuel Mort and Sol. Degan. Five membera of tha committee on ar bitration will be nominated and five mem ber, of tha committee on appeals. The exchange will nominate a regular ticket and post tha name, on th exchange bulletin board. The election will ba held at the first regular meeting In Januarys So far there haa been no talk of an In dependent ticket. An independent ticket, should there be one, would not ba con sidered until after the regular nomina tions of the exchange had been made. In caso there Is only the regular ticket In the field the election will be merely an endorsement of the nominations made by the exchange. Considerable Interest Is being manifested by members of the exchange In the aa lecHon of a president, vice president and the three long-term directors. Little at tention is being paid to the nomination of men for the board of arbitration and the committee of appeala. Want Better Tracks. The Improvement clubs In the east, south east and southwest portions of the city propose urging upon the officers of the street railway company the necessity for better tracks and better service. It Is stated that the car tracks on West Q street are in very bad condition and that the service on this extension ha. not coma up to expectations. .A rumor I. afloat that in the spring the street car company in tends laying a double track from Q street aouth to the present end of th Una In Albright and also on tha Missouri avenua line. Company Accepts Warrants. Repreaentativea of the Omaha Water company called at the office of City Treaa urer Howe yesterday and accepted tha warrant for 16,517 due from the city for hydrant rental, also the receipt of the treasurer for the company's 1902 taxes. Im mediately after accepting the warranta and the receipt the water company filed a protest with City Clerk Shrigley against the payment of the 1902 tax. This remon strance alleges that the tax Is Illegal, but no reasons for such a statement are given. The booka of the city now ahow that the company haa paid Its taxes for 1902 and that the cltjr haa paid lt. hydrant rental. Firemen'. Ket Froats. A little over $600 waa cleared by the city SEASONABLE FASHIONS This monay will be placed In the bank for a firemen's relief fund. Since the fund haa a good atart the firemen are In favor of raising the monthly assessment to $3. Tha city haa eleven paid firemen. Representations fl'roTe False. A warrant waa Issued yesterday by Po lice Judge King for the arrest cf Morris Degan, Thirty-third and Q Btreets. In the complaint filed by Herman A. Lempke It Is charged that Degan secured blanketa to the value of IS.50 by .repreeentlng that the goods were for one Jay Murphy. Lempke declarea under oath that the rep resentatlona of Degan were false and he not only wanta' his blanket back but wants Degan punished. I Maglo city Gossip. Low prices on useful holiday presenta. Horns Furniture Company. Next Monday evening the cavalry troop will give a dance at the armory. The Lotus club gave another dancing party at Masenio hull last evening. Special low prices on watchea and ringa for Christmas. Sandwlll, 2404 N street. Mis. May Carlin ha. resigned her posi tion as stenographer at the city offices. A business meeting of tho South Omaha calvary troop will be held at the armory tonight. y Mac Winn Is to bo arraigned In police court today for the alleged murder of Dan Cashin. Miss Hlggina haa taken the place of Miss Erion as head nurse at the South Omaha hospital. The Amphlon club will give a recital at Ancient Order of United Workmen temple on Friday evening. ' Mra. John Woodward, Seventeenth and Missouri avenue, has about recovered from her recent severe Illness. City officials are still after squatters. Every person occupying city streets or alleys will be compelled to move before spring. Member, of the Fire and Police board aay that the chances are that the board will not hold a meeting until the supreme court hands down a decision. A decision is expected on December. 17, Secretary Marsh of the local Young Men's Christian association received Word from W. C. T. baker, formerly assistant secretary here, but now located at Beat rice, that the canvass for l-O.ooO had Just been completed for a building. The erec tion of a fine building at Ilea trice was made possible by a gift of I7,0u0 from VV A. Wolfe. COUNCILMEN NOT PRESENT Fall to Attend Prospect Hill Improve. meat Clab Meeting; Which Deals with ravin. jr. --js a. LJ also waa discussed, but no definite proposi tion regarding thla matter was submitted or considered. GOSSIP ON COMMISSION ROW npanese Persimmons Get In and Cot Wide Swath at First. ' The drawn and folded look worn by cer tain aona ot Japan, making their feature- holders resemble th. opening of a closed laundry bag, la In no way attributable to tha Japanese persimmon. A consignment of these surprisingly beautiful persimmons haa been received In Omaha and any un biased person who looks at them will admit that there can ba no hint of a stringency tn their compositions. These persimmons have no Idea of opening up a regular trade In thla city, but merely cama her from Banta Ban, for the holidays to ahow tha natives- what a. persimmon with advan tagea and application can make of Itself. They are to wholesale at $1.50 per case of thlrty-tw;. pnlmmons. They are a pretty aa plaster f parts model, and are fully three inches thmugh. A few small .hip- menta visited this markot last winter, but there are not enough southerner, and Japanese here to create any inducements to wealthy persimmons to locate In Omaha. The green onlona are here now. looking Ilka they had Just come out of a hospital, 4U4 9ttl1 Oymaaslva I alt, toliysat. Girl's Oymnaslum Suit, 4534 In this day of physical exercises and devotion to health the gymnasium suit is aa much a necessity as tha costume for walking on the street. This very excellent one la ab solutely simple at the same lime that It fulfills all requtrementa and ia auited to th. various material, that ara used for th. purpose. Tha model, however, la made of dark blue flannel, with, the collar and shield of dark red banded with black. Tha Bult conrists of the blouse and the bloomers. The blouse la shaped by means of shoulder and under-arm seams, gathered and joined to the belt. The bloomers are generously full and mad. to droop below tho knees. Tb upper edge la finished with front and back belts, which can ba Lut- toned to that of th blouae. Th quantity of material required for the medium sis (12 years) la t yards 27 Inches wida or yards 44 inches wide, with H yard of either width for collar and shield. Tha pattern 4694 la cut in alaes for girls of 8, 10, 12, 14 and 1 years of age. For th accommodation of The Be readers these patterns, which usually retail at from 26 to 60 oenta. will be furnished at a nominal price. 10 cents, which covers all expanse. In order to get a. pattern enclose U cents, give number and nam of pattern. The Prospect Hill Improvement club held a largely attended meeting last night. Th. promised visitation of member, of th city council did not materialise and th club had tt. meeting all to itself. John Daly of the parka and boulevard. committee reported that he had conferred with the park commission and member. of tha city council relative to th. Improv ment of Lincoln boulevard, but there waa very little hope of anything being dona be fore spring. The proposed grading and paving of Thirty-third street from Cuming to Hamll ton street, waa dlscuaaed and lta necessity strongly urged. There waa soma llttl. op position to th proposition by on or two property owner, along that street, but lt Is thought that these objection, may ba over com In th near future. Th proposition of extending th paving of this .treat to Maple also waa broached, but it wa. stated that th. Byron Reed Interests, which own tha majority of tha feet frontagg from Parker to Maple streets, would decline to aign a petition for paving Thirty-third atreet north from Parker. Tha committee having th matter in charge waa continued' and requested to continue with tha agitation of tha propo sltlon, A strong argument for gradln, and paving Thirty-third atreet waa that thla atreet ia practically the solo Inlet now to Prospect Hill, and if thla atreet ia one paved It will lead to th paving of num erous streets In thla locality, and thu. ma terlally improve and beautify tha district Th mattf of grading Decatur atreet .Another club woman, Mrs. Hatile,.of Edgerton, Wis., tells how she was cured of irregularitiesYand ' uterine trouble, ter rible . painsand J. backache, by the ' use of iLydia E Piiikham's Vegetable Compound' "Deab fp-S. PnmiAM: A whilo ago my health began to fail because of female troubles. The doctor aid not help me. I remem bered that my mother had used Lydla 13. 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CyEflfifl'PORFKITlfwe cannot forthwith prodaee the eriirlnal letter, and algnaWrai aaULlUtl above taitfmoBlali, which will prove their .rnolute genulnenem. VVWWW , Lydia E. rinkJuua Modioli.. Co.. Lya. M. ' yslPBtrv ..ft w r Tha nice little onionattea have been flitting about the market now and then for ten days, never In great number. They ara from New Orleans. The lemona have, taking them aa a whole, dropped oft In price about B0 oenta par unit. Thla la- natural thins for them to do, In view of the fact that the earlier price waa that given to tha first of tha crop, and now that tha new lemona ara coming on ao rapidly it la not right that tha money should remain up. The orangaa, both Florida and California, have met tha decrease by a drop also along the Una of to cents. Thcy ara getting ao that they how hardly any evidence of recent green neaa, Tha cauliflower, ara not doing any too wall Just now and have been unabl. to raise their prloa. MOSELY IS FUND GUILTY Convleted of Daylight Breaking aad tealln Coat ajid Vest of Dr. Powell. Xha Jury In tha ca.a of 3. U. Mosely, who waa charged with breaking and en tering, returned a vardict of guilty laat night after being out but a short time, Mosely waa charged with entering Dr. Powell's office and purloining a ault of clothea. Tho Chief of Healers. Old Bores, Ulcer., Pile., Fistula and Ilka but that they are fine and atrong la ahown stubborn maladie. soon yield' to Bucklaa's by tha atatement that they are dealing Arnica Halve or no pay. 26o. For sale V among tha commission men for ii a barrel. Kuhn & Co. fcwi Cabbage Patch Friday, Dec II and Saturday, Dec. 12 we are g oinj to sell th2 Regular Edition for 90c New Illustrated Edition fr 1175. If, you have not read this delightful little story, you really ought to, It is a perfect gem of humor and natural pathos. Mrs. Wiggs' philosophy is tender and beautiful and withal wholesome. 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