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TIIE OMAITA DAILY BEE: TUESDAY. JANUARY 10, 1004.
i rn i m.i m r i n 1 nil i tt i AnAliO Al dUUln UIAUA Wir in Tar East Eels Local Packing Eon ics Paring Ball Stasia. la SHIP JHEAT WEST ON SPECIAL TRAIN Arailea of Ibr Csar la Maarharla ! Be Fad aa Beef laoahterra' aa ' racked la oatb Omaha. Monday afternoon the Cudahy Par sirs; Company sent out two special refrla-erator train1 with meat ordered by the Russin government M. li. Murphy, general man ager pf the Cudahy Packing company, aald the shipment cinslsted of extra mesa beef, mutton and dry .salt meats. The two traJna leaving her a, yesterday must reach Ban Francisco by January 22, as the Run elan ships now In the harbor there will all on January 26. Packers at Kansas Clty'.and Chicago are also sending meats (or these ships. The Armour company la putting up a large order for the t"hHed States govern ment to be sent to Manila. This order consists of hams and bacon and Is cured to stand any climate. . - With the prospects of further orders from foreign governments, the packing houses here are making preparations to hip meats of all klndj to any port on abort notice. While Just now there Is no perceotiMe Increase In the number of men employed at the packing houses, as this Is the dull season, the men needed are being held In hand and should a rush order come It can be turned oat oh short notice. Cudahy's two trains which left yesterday will go through on passenger time, the only stops to be made will be for a change of engines, crews and for Icing the cars. ' The liritlsh government Is ordering meats for ships stationed In the far east and tbe South Omaha packers are looking for some of this trade, but so far no contracts have been entered into ytlh the packers here. Jadsre Klnsr Seatearea Prlaoaera. Yesterday afternoon .Police Judge King had a number of offenders brought before him and six were given county jail sen tences. Charles Bralth drew thirty days for stealing some clothing from Charles Booker. Frank Gurness was accused of assaulting Peter Trick and was given a month with Sheriff Power. For a petit rceny caBe William Ford was sent up for twenty days. Ray Piper ifas charged with petit larceny, and the-Judge put him away for twenty days. Roy Fox, charged with assisting Qurness In the assault on Urlck, was sentenced to thirty days. All of these prisoners were taken to the county Jail last evening by Chief Brlggs. v Aaaaal Charity Ball. The annual ball given by the South Omaha Hospital association was held last night at the Exchange building. There waa the usual large attendance and the danofers made merry until quite late. An extra effort was made to decorate the dancing hall for this occasion and the com mittee In charge Of this work waa com plimented. Members of the association did everything possible to entertain those pres ent. It Is expected that when the tickets are all accounted for that the association will have several hundred dollars to Its credit , sv. ;. ... Nice Beaad Over. x James Nice waa arraigned In police court yesterday afternoon on the charge of shoot ing James Kirk. Nice waived a preliminary examination and was held to the district court In tha sum' rX 'SSor.' Bond waa fur nished at once. About two months ago Nice took a shot at Kirk and wounded hint allghtly. Nice runs a night lunch wagon and had been bothered a great deal with people who .would order sandwiches and then not pay for them. Kirk came along and made some remarks which Nice look to be of an Insulting nature and he fired a shot from a small calibre revolver. The hot took effect and Kirk was laid up In the hospital for about a week. It la thought that the binding over of Nice will end the case, as Kirk does not seem to be anxious to prosecute.' White Will Itesnala. Richard O'Keeffe, chairman of the board of county commissioners, said last evening that there waa no prospect of any change being made In assistant county physicians. Dr. W. 8. White Is the physician In charge of the county's work In South Omaha and as he appears to suit Mr. O'Keeffe there la no prospect of a change. Several doc tors are applicants for the position, but aa Mr. O'Keeffa has given It out that there will be no change the applications now1 on file will most likely be withdrawn. Captala, Etta Katertelas. . La it night twelve of. the clerks employed at the nostnffice called UDon Postmaster Etter at his home, 131 North Twenty-fifth street, and' were nicely entertained. " The postmaster was not aware that the clerks were coming and he waa taken by surprise. There was music, a delicious lunch and a lot of amall talk. In entertaining tbe guests Captain Etter waa assisted by ills son, I F. Etter, the deputy postmaster. Wyemlaa- Cattle Ceadltloas. II. C. liostwlck. vice president and di rector of the South Omaha National bank, waa In tils office yesterday after a trip to Sheridan, Wyo. Mr. . Boatwlck is one of the directors of the Sheridan bank. He reported that tbe officers and directors who served last year were re-elected and that the batik' was In a flourishing condition. As for cattle conditions Mr. Bostwick gaUd that the ranges were In fine shape. "In fact," he 'said, "there has been very little winter so far in Wyoming and tbe cattle are graslng on, the ranges. Condi tions were never better there than now as far A -cattle are concerned. 'AH of the rattle on the .ranges are getting fat and the herds will come out of the winter In first chus condition." , Magle City Casslp. Henry Ml, formerly of South South, la now located at Outhrle. O. T. Revival mwtings will be held every even ing this wee kal the First Baptist church. F.Ik district court No. 747. court of honor, will give a tmll on Friday evening. January 13. at Eugloa' ball. Twenty-sixth and N streets. The Isdles, auxiliary of St. Martin's church will meet Wednesday afternoon UfcBIG COMPANY EXTRACT OF BEEF. J ar a ana eaori VtrmtuM with Mrs. A. U Lott, Twenty-second and H streets. O. F. Olbhs returned yterflsy from a bustnis trip to Chicago sntl Orsnd Rapids. C. W. Miller, superintendent at the stock yards postal station. Is taking a fifteen days' vacation. Mrs. Maaaie Buckley, mother of Captain I. J. Burkit-y of the fire department, died st her home In Omaha yesterdav. The re mains will be forwarded todsy to Carleton, la., for Interment. CENTRAL IMPROVEMENT CLUB Steps Takea te Form t'lvte Federatloa ' Which All.Cltlseaa Are Eligible. The Central Federation of Improvement Clubs met last evening at the city hall In special session to consider the proposition of an amendment to the constitution of the club, permitting all members of the kcal Improvement clubs or . persons recom mended by them to become members of the central federation upon the payment of U. The proposition met with considerable ob-, J action, and after considerable descusslon for and agsinst the resolution' was with drawn. It was decided that the Central Federation In Ita inception was created as a clearing house of the various Improve ment clubs of the city, and that' its orig inal purpose would be destroyed by open ing It up to miscellaneous membership. There Is a field for the Central Federation aa at present created, and It had a special and Important work to perform. A resolution waa Introduced by A. A. Buchanan, providing for the election of honorary members of the Central Federa tion who are disposed to pay $2S for the distinction and adopted. The members remained after adjourn ment to discuss the expediency of the or ganisation of a central Improvement club, for which all taxpayers of Omaha arid all others who are Interested In the beautlfl catlon of the city shall be eligible. Judge Slabaugh was chosen as temporary chair man of the meeting. A motion then pre vailed that a committee of five be ap pointed' to prepare a constitution for the new organisation and to present the same at a meeting to be held for the purpose of taking the Initiatory steps toward such an organisation, to be held at the city hall Monday evening. January 15. Chairman Slabaugh. announced as such committee Messrs. Q. A. Pope, A. A. Bu chanan, L. J. Blake and Charles Johnson. Judge Slabaugh waa also made a member of the committee. The purpose of the new organization will be to create a strong central club, along the line of the Civic Federation of St Iuls, and Minneapolis, and to Interest all citizens of Omaha In the question of civic Improvement Hnd all ao Interested are cordially Invited to become members of the new organisation and attend the meeting called for next Monday evening. WILLIS-LEAVES THE Y. M. C. A. Omaha General Secretary' Resigns to Accept Like Position la Mass achaaetts. F. la. Willis, general secretary of the Toung Men's Christian association, has re signed. He goes to assume similar duties In Worcester, Mass., remaining here until May 1 If necessary. The resignation waa handed In last night at the regular monthly meeting of the board of directors and was a complete surprise to most of them. The executive committee had notice before,, but nothing had been said until Mr.' Willis had made up his mind to' accept the call of tbe eastern association.' A committee of five was appointed to search for a successor to Mr. Willis. The five are Isaac Carpen ter J. ft.' Pumorjt. Oeorgft Gtlmore, T, T. Bturgess and A. -P.. Tk7. ' . ' Mr. Willis, while In Portland. Ore., a month ago, was first approached In regard to the Worcester association. lie went east last week and stayed three daya and aa a result was unanimously called. The association there Is not up to date and Mr. Willis mapped out an active campaign with which, the directors were pleased. His principal reason for going to Worcester Is the excellent - educational advantages which It promises for his son and daughter, who have finished the high school course. The work is also an inducement and there la an additional $500 In emoluments. "Mr. Willis has been general secretary of the Omaha association for six years," said one of the directors, "and during that time we have had a steady and rapid advance ment along all lines. He was recognized aa the foremost Toung Men's Christian as sociation man in the state In fact, one, of the most prominent In the. west. . We are very sorry to receive his resignation and do not know where we shall be able to find a successor who will In any wsy take his place; but still we felt that we should re lease him, and we did. He wishes to go as soon aa a new secretary has been secured." AT PEACE WITH THE SENIORS High Jaalers Pretest Asralast Reports That War Exists Betweea the Classes. The seniors and Juniors of the high sch jol re Jointly prepared to do things to that person or persons who shall aay aught against the amicable relatione existing be tween them. . p "We are on the friendliest terms and never have been at' outs and we did not think that It was the seniors who dis turbed us at our annual dance last week," quoth three Juniors, Richard Patterson, H. C. Webb and C. Potter, all at ones, "We think the seniors had nothing whatever to do with thla affair, but are satisfied tt was outsiders." continued the trio of Juniors, who, incidentally, are very anxious that none of their subsequent social func tions be interfered with by authorities who .might be led astray by reports of a clash with the seniors last week. VOIR BAT May Be m Stylish Oae, hat It Makes Traabla. A man usually buys a hat that'a "la style." but the modern hat for men has lota to answer for. Baldheads are growing more numerous very day. Hats make excellent breeding places for the parasitic germa which sap the life from the roots of the hair. When your hair begins to fall out and your scalp Is full of dandruff It Is a sure sign that these countless germs are busily at work. There la but one way to overcome the trouble and kill the germs that way ta to spply Newbro's Herpiclde to the scalp It will kill the germa and healthy hair la aura to esult. Sold by leading druggists. Send 10c In stamps- fur sample to The Herpiclde Co.. Detroit. Mich. Sherman McCunnell Drug Co.. apodal agents. Otvll Servtea Kxasslaatloas, ''The United States Civil BArrtc oommfs ton announces that an examination will be held February IT and la. lA. to secure aUgtUes to Oil eighteen vacancies In the uuiUua of copyist (male) at tout per annum in the bureau of psnjoona. and other vacan cies aa they may occur. Age limit, tb te m years. Only graduates of regular medi cal school will be eligible to this exam ination. The poaltlmui wQ be thuae of xuedlaml clerk- t Ttasas Fwal Away, Coughs, eolda and Tung troubles demand prompt treafmexii with Dr. King's NewDis oovery. No ours, ns fa. Ifau, Ls. For 03 -WORK OF EQUILIZATION OitT Council Will Bt ',in IU' littint U Board This Vexing. amaaaasaaa POSTPONES STREET SIGH ADVERTISING Bill ta Allew for Ereetlla af lga posts Is Rerommeaded for ladeaV alte Post poaemeat by Xarraw Vete After Debate. The city council begins Its sittings aa the Board of Equalisation this morning at 10 o'clock and will continue In session for five daya At the generalcommittee meet ing Monday .afternoon preparations were made for the work and C. C. Valentine hired aa stenographer. The council, in committee with City Engi neer Rosewater, discussed the proposition) of garbage disposition, with a view to tak ing the matter up for action at the meeting this evening. Mr. Rosewater said the money expended for garbage disposition was equal to the. sum of the hydrant and the lighting funds and was of the greatest Importance. He recommended Incinerating plants, but sketched plsns for a temporary dumping system. He said that bids should be called for the collection and destruction ot garbage under -two conditions by the river and by Incineration and for tesans of ten or fifteen years. ' A deputation from the Omaha View Im provement club waited on the council with a ' petition that five feet of earth be re moved from Nicholas street west of Thirty fourth and a bridge built to give them an outlet to Thirty-sixth street The council was favorable to the removal of tbe earth, which greatly damaged property. Jay Burns appeared with a proposition for street lighting In competition with others for the gasoline contract He offered the boulevard lamp, with from-sixty to seventy candle-power, ' at 129 60 per lamp, he to maintain these. Mr. Burns waa asked to submit a written proposition at the meeting tonight Councilman Schroeder re ported In favor of the city taking out $1,000 policies on the firemen, the cost for the force being SS8S.50. Fred Hoye moved to lay the matter oft the table for one week. Tbe councllmen were entertained for an hour and a half by a dialogue between John W. Parish of the one part and members of a large deputation from the Real Estate exchange and the Prospect Hill Improvement club of the other on the advantages and bad points of the proposed corner advertising posts. L F. Carpenter, C. C. Belden, C. A. Goes, J. W. Bobbins, President G. C. Wallace, W. T. Oraham and others protested against the granting of the franchise and Mr. Parrlsh presented a list of signers to a petition in Its favor and protested that the contract, did not mean a franchise. A motion by President 7.immon . nut nn ffl InoflnltAl v m m carried. Back, Evans, Schroeder and O'Brien voting in the negative and Dybair, Hoye, Zlmman, Nicholson and Huntington In the affirmative. CITY MAY C0NSJRUCT PLANT Jadge Carlaad Modl0.es lajaactloa. la Case Iavolvla Water Works at Sloas Falls. SIOUX FALLS, a D., Jan. 18.-8pecUl) Judge Carland of the United States court In this city. In the case Instituted by the private water company which furnishes Sioux Fslls with ' water to prevent the construction of a municipal., system, of waterworks, has modified the terms of the temporary Injunction which he granted last Thursday afternoon on application of the water company. instead of stopping all work on the mu nicipal system Judge Carland will permit several blocks of mains, now arranged for, to be put In, together with fire hydrants. By the terms of the modified temporary In junction tbe pumping engine, which al ready has been shipped by the manufac turers, may be Installed In the new' build ing prepared for It and the building com pleted. Judge "Carland further permits the city to pay the contractors . for work already done and allowed to be done, according to the terms, of the contracts, but before pay ment is made the estimates shall be pre sented to him and allowed by him and an order made directing that payment be made. . - Judge Carland's modified order ' grants practically all that tbe city desired and will enable It to complete the municipal plant The contract with the private water company terminates April t next, but the question of whether or not the city can then operate the municipal plant and force the water company to abandon the local field has not yet been determined and may not be for some little time. It the water company ' aa the result of the present litigation should defeat the city, It will be required to purchase the municipal waterworks plant at cost. Thus, through the wlbdorn of Judge Carland. the city cannot possibly lose a single dollar If It Is defeated in the courts. granted Mrs. Whitman a divorce on the ground of desertion. Whitman waa also re quired' to pay the plaintiff alimony In the sum of I10.r&.t. The custody of their little son was awarded to the father during the school term, but during vacation the mother la to have him In charge. 1 Redaeea latereat aa Warraats. PIERRE, S. D., Jan. 1 (Special.) State Treasurer Collins has called $100,000 of reg istered warrants, which will be taken up with the proceeds of an Issue of $100,000 of revenue warrants which have been Is sued at 8 per'cent to take up the T per cent registered warrants. Within a few daya It Is expected to call another $100,000 of reg istered wsrrants to be paid by a further Issue of the revenue warrants to the same amount The reduction In Interest Is only 1 per cent, but that will sivfe the state $2,000 per year. The whole Issue Is being taken by the American National bank of Deadwood, It not being necessary to go outside of the state to float the warrants. Will Fix Booth Dakota Arbor Day. PIERRE, S. D Jan. 1. Special.) Gov ernor Herrpld has submitted to the State Horticultural society the question aa to the proper date for Arbor day In this state, as they are better able to set the best date for tree planting than any other body of men In that slate. Ever since Governor Herreld has been In the chair he has made extra effort to encourage the planting of trees In South Dakota, both through the schools and Individuals, and In past years has enlisted the work of school superin tendents of the different counties In the work, and thla year has secured the co operation of the state Industrial depart ment, which will assist In the work. Date tor Dakota Laad Sa PIERRE, a D., Jan. Speclal.) The state land department haa set aa the date for sales of state lands this year: Kingsbury county, March 15; Beadle, March 16; Spink, March 17; Brown, March 18. Leases will be made In Brookings, Deuel, Hamlin, Codington, Grant. Day. Roberta and Marshall counties on March 1; In Hughes, Sully, Hand. Hyde. Kaulk, Potter, Edmunds, Walworth McPherson and Campbell counties on the 17th of March, and ln all other counties of the state the lease offerings will be on the 15th. Sewth Dakota Hortlealtnrlsts Meet. SIOUX FALLS, S. D., Jan. 18. (Special.) The fifteenth annual convention of the South Dakota Horticultural society will convene at Madison ' tomorrow for a ses sion lasting until Thursday. The program, whloh was carefully arranged by Secre tary Hansen, professor of horticulture In the South Dakota State Horticultural col lege at Brookings, embraaes a wide range of subjects and Includes some of the best horticultural talent in the Northwest Flantah Girl Kills Herself. XEMMERER, Wyo., Jan. 18. (Speclal.) Marie KunutHa, a young Finnish girl, committed suicide Wednesday night In her roorh In the rear of the steam laundry, but the manner of her death has not yet been determined. She fastened a piece of rope to the bed post, but when found her body was In a sitting position, the ropo hung loose and there was no evidence of strangulation. No cause 'Is known for the act She had been despondent for some time. Soath Dakota Masons. ABERDEEN. 8. D. Jan. 18.-Speclal.)-The Scottish Rite Masons hold their an nual Reunion In this city beginning, Mon day. January 18.' A,, large class Wlli be Initiated at thla time, and the attendance from abroad will bo quite . heavy. The ladles of the Eastern Star will serve meals In the banquet hall -.of, the temple each day during the reunion.. The affair prom ises to bo a prominent one In Masonic cir cles. . ' Sella Valuable Copper Claims. WHEATLAND.' Wyo.. Jan. 18. (Special.) The Platte Canyon Mining1 company has sold to eastern parties seven valuable cop per claims 'In the Surprise district, two miles north of Guernsey, for $60,000. The present owners are E. D. Robinson,. An thony Wilde, Joseph Wyde, Thomas Hun ton, Carroll brothers. D. W. Brice, M. R. Johnston, J. B. Boyer and "8. E. Saum, alt of northern Laramie county. Oil Inspector Has Sarplns. PIERRE. 8. D.. Jan. 18. -(Special.) Oil Inspector Emll Brauch, tor the 'southern district of the state, has filed his report with the governor, showing the business transacted by him for the six months from July 1 last. In which his duties have been oaly In the southern district, and 'also covering the first six months of the year as inspector for the whole state.' For the first six months as state inspector he In spected 1,106.547 gallons of oil, for which he received fees amounting to $3,891.37. For thf second six months as Inspector for the southern district alone, he passed 682,:4 gallons of gasoline and ' 744.96J gallons of oil, receiving in fees $3,890.25. To thla he transferred $1,138. making a grand total of I7.S19 73 received. Out of this, expenses to. the amount of $1.3til.n and salaries of $1,670 and $578.25 apparatus fund were taken. leaving H.tuS.tt, which haa been turned Into tbe state treasury. . , Ead af Seasatleaal Divorce Caac. SIOUX FALLS. 8. p.. Jan. 18 (Special.) Judge Jones of tbe state circuit court In this city, after a trial extending over sev eral days, haa rendered a decision In the divorce case of Delia Whitman against Jo seph II. Whitman, a real estate dealer of this city who Is reputed to be worth about $100,000. After most of the testimony had been submitted the parties In Interest' af fected a settlement aad Judge Jonas Children Waader Through Saow. SHERIDAN. Wyo., Jan. 18. (Special.) Mattle and Caasle Valentine, aged 9 and 7 years respectively, ran away from their home In this city last Tuesday and were not found or several days. They tramped alone through tho snow arid cold across the bleak prairies to a ranch about eight miles from the city, where, they stopped with relatives. The girls aaid their mamma told them they could make the trip. DURFIELD GETS' DAMAGES Pol SapportlaW Brras Suui Re - so-easlkle for Death af His Saa , v la Hew Task City. NEW YORK, Jan. U.-Jacob J. Durfleld today received a verdict In the supreme court for $10,000 for the loss of his son, Charles W. Durfleld, who waa killed Sep tember 12, 1900, by the fail of a pole sup porting a Bryan and Stevenson banner erected by Tammany hall at tho corner of Broadway nd Duane street Durfleld, who resided at Birmingham, Ala., waa here spending his vacation and the pole fell during a gale. The city of New York and Charlea Bimberg, Meyer Blmberg and Howard Clarkson, who erected the banner, were the defendants. Reals as hy Male. If a pain, sore, wound, burn.scald, cut or piles distress you, . Bucklen's Arnica Salve will cure it. or no pay. 2&c For sale by Kuhn ft Co. ' Ta Debate Saraveager Law. The Prospect Hill Improvement club Is srranglng for a big meeting at Its quarters Thirty-fourth and Decatur streets, Wednes day evening, January . The "scavenger" tax law will be discussed by City Treasurer Hennlngs. and the Tbirly-lhird street pav ing matter will also be discussed. Another feature of the meeting will be the discus sion of the street car tare reduction propo sition, and members of all Improvement clubs of tbe cltjr are invited to be present Atae Tribe far Ex posit lea. ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18 Prof. Frederick Starr of the University of Chicago left here for the Faetnc coast, where he, will sail for Japan, in order to secure representatives of, the Alno people, the aborigines of the Japanese island, for the Louisiana Pur clitM exposition. Once THE OP . PESVFECT HEALTH IS E3V X FHEE KOYEMKBT OF THE BOWEI3. Every Day TUTS NATTJUAI, LAXATIYg "WATIi, can always be relied upon to rtlkve CONSTIPATION. hajuv a sum om Aaisxaa is rn V 4 V A (i W 1 1 SBH 1 O i QUR California excursions are popular for many reasons. One of them is the care and individual attention paid to our guests. Carefully selected men act as special J. '4. : r a.i ti i cuiiuutiors ui ujcsc . panics. Aiiey -iiave a , thorough knowledge of all points of interest enroute, and know how to do the best thing in the best i way. They make traveling easy. 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