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Willis j to P7 Tiirtj Dalian Per Moitk
to Apply vs Salary.
Freweeltlea te Make Aveaae late a
Bealevard 1 Be FtnuUr
Plaeed Before the Body
Tbe city council will haver a cumber of
Important natters before H tonight- The
Grocers futJsA Butcher' association will
ask that A, Gilmer b appointed inspector
of mm lb' and vegetaWee, Tbe assocla
Uoo will 'offer to par CO a month Of the
lt.spector salary If tbe city will pay a Ilk
The council la expected to take acme ac
tion on the recommendation of C A. Atkins,
tbe new city electrician, that new alarm
boxes be 'established at Broadway and
Eleventh street, Broadway and Olen ave
Lue and Fifth avenue and Eighth atreet.
A. M. HoUhinsoa la expected to Intro
duce an ' ordinance setting Fourth avenue
apart aa a boulevard. The matter was be
fore the council at I La last meeting and Mr.
Hutchinson " was requested to prepare an
It being the first regular meeting of the
month thore will be tbe uwual (Tim of bills
and other routine . (natter to come before
the aldermen. ' '
Mareas De Oraat Hat Killed.
Express Messenger Marcus te Groat,
reported aa one of the killed in the wreck
at Kiromswick. Ma.. Saturday, is a resi
dent or this dtr. lie Is the son of Mrs.
Fannie Hr, De Groat of 6 South Main
street, w'tk whom he and his brother, Fred
De Groat, a mall carrier, made their home,
tbe first reports of tbe accident placed
young De Groat as among those danger
ously Injured, but later dispatches placed
aim among t he dead,
A dispatch li .Saturday- night from the
upertntaadent of the express company at
EL. Louis stated that De Groat was only
Injured and from his telegram It was Im
plied that De . Groat's Injuries were not
likely to pro re fjtal or even very serious.
De Groat la i years or age. and until
a year ago when he commenced as a
messenger en the Wabash, was employed
In tbe local offlos of - the Pacific Express
company. i
, Last evening . Fred De Groat recelred
a telegram from the chief surgeon of the
Wabash hospital In St. Louis staUng that
Marcus De Groat was not serloualy hurt
and was In no danger. Mrs. De Groat left
en receipt of the telegram, for St. Loula
Plumbing aad heaxtaa., Blxby Son.
All Ready fer Foresters.
Ths loosl lodges of ths Independent Or
der of Foresters have completed arrange
ments for tba entertainment of the Iowa
high court of the order which will meet
In this city Tuesday and Wednesday or
this week. Tbe principal social feature
will be a banquet to be tendered the vis
iting delegates at ths Grand hotel Wednes
day evening. , ; lovttatjons have .been ex-
tendea to Mayor Macrae, President van
Brunt or the Commercial club and the five
chief . rangers of the Omaha courts, and
other tiromlasnt members of the order and
companion courts.
There at ftfl y . onurts of Foresters In
Iowa and as each court Is entitled to two
or more delegates to the stats high court
a large attendance Is expected. The local
committee is having elaborate programs
printed, which will serve as souvenirs of
the biennial session t of ths Iowa high
court. !
M. T. Plumbing Co. Tai. W; night. F-sR
Passing- a Pteaeer.
Ths funeral of ths lets John Currle, a
well-known pioneer St . Pottawattamie
county who died Friday at his hecaa In
Underwood, was held yesterday noon from
the Latter Day Saints' church In Crescent
City, Interment being In tbe Crescent ceme
tery. Mr. Currle came to Council Bluffs In
1W0, when ' the frontier village was then
known as Kanesvllle. He emigrated to
Salt Lake City with the Mormon colony
three years later, but returned to Council
Bluffs In 1K5 and from then until his death
mads his residence In this county. Mr.
Currle was a member or the Board or
County Supervisors for six years, and al
ways took a prominent part In ths public
affairs fef the county. He was bora In
Scotland, February 14, 1&35, and was con
sequently years of age.
Child Severely Baraed.
Helen, the 1-year-old daughter of Deputy
Sheriff Clarence Woolroan. waa quite seri
ously burned yesterday morning. The
child, who waa in her night clothes, had
followed her father to ths door after
breakfast to bid him goodby. He was
leaving the bouse for Lake Manawa.
The child, it Is thought picked up a
match and struck It on tbe screes door.
Igniting It and setting Are to her night
dress. Mr. Wool man heard the child
cream and ran back, finding her envel-
oped In flames. He quickly tore the night-
dress off tbe child, but before this was
accomplished tbe littis one was badly
burned oo the right side from the knee to
the ahoulder.
Real Estate Sales Fall OsT.
During the month of April Its convey
ances of real estate were filed la the
county recorder's office with a total con
sideratlon of f 1. . This Is a railing
off as compared with the previous two
years. In April. !. tl conveyances were
flled with aa-aggregate consideration of
Otl.K TS. and. la la. S conveyances were
filed with an aggregate consideration of
Jessie Oweaa la Oreehe.
Jessie Owens, tbe little l-yar-old girl
over when possessloa there Is a contra-
BiiMKft aitn orii. rou
Students msy eater any time. Excellent
places to work for board: Tultloa very
reasonable. Write far sample copy ef eur
t out. as Jourbai. Write or cail tor lnforma
tiua. F. Mll.La.st, Pres.
Masonic Temple. "Phone BOi.
versy between her mother and grand
parents, has been placed In the care of
the matron of the Associated Charities
until Judge Boott decides the habeas cor
pus case, the hearing of which Is set for
Wednesday In the superior court. The of
ficers secured possession of the child short
ly after midnight Saturday. Mrs Rose
Ellsworth, the mother of tbe child, had
taken her after the episode on Broadway
to her home on Upper Harrison street.
Davis sella drugs.
Leffert's glasses fit.
Ptockert set's carpets.
The Faust cigar, t cents
Peterson, gun and locksmith. CO By.
For rent modern bouse. 711 Sixth ave.
Paints, oil and glass. Morgan A Dickey.
Special sals on floor easels snd screens
Alexander's. S Brosdway.
B. I Bellinger of Carroll, la., was In
ths city yesterday visiting friends.
Mrs. C. Deetken left Saturday evening
fnr Denver and other Colorado points.
For wall papering, painting, nrture fram
ing, see Berwick. ZU Main st 'Phone A-S20.
The regular meeting of Fidelity council.
Royal Arcanum, will be held this even
ing. The Board or Education will meet this
evening to approve the plans for the ad
dition to the Avenue B school.
Have your carpets taken up, cleaned and
relald by modern methoda' Olu carpets
made Into handsome ruga Council Bluffs
Carpet Cleaning Co., ti North Main street.
'Phone Sit.
Murt Lrho of 1 Glenn street, while on
his way home from Big Lake last evening,
was taken suddenly ill with dropsy of the
heart and had to be taken home in the
police ambulance.
The Danish Brotherhood and Danebo so
cieties have changed their meeting place
from Grand Army hall to the hall on the
third floor of the 6-ton building, corner
of Broadway and Scott street.
Devoe'a mixed paints. Morgan at Dickey.
The library board will meet Tuesday
evening, by which time It Is exiected that
Pal ton sc Miller, the Chicago architects,
will make their report on tne tabulation
of the bids for the Carnegie library build
ing. Word has been received here of the birth
of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Roland Crock
well, formerly of this city, at Columbus,
O. Mr. Crockweil Is a son of Mr. and Mrs.
J. D. Crockweil and Mrs. Crockweil Is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Spencer
Prof. Charles Bcsnkm of Minneapolis
will deliver a series of temperance lectures
Tuesday, Wednewlsy and Thursday even
ings of this week at the First Christian
church under the auspices of the local
branch of the Woman a Christian Temper
ance union.
W. H. Towns, manager of the division
headquarters of the International Har
vester company In this city, has gone to
St. Louis to take charge of the company's
exhibit st tbe exposition. During Mr.
Towne's absence the office here will be In
charge of W, K Lumry, assistant man
ager. The remains of Patrick Lane, v ho died
Saturday at the Woman's Christian asso
ciation hospital, will be taken today to
Avoca for burial, tbe funeral taking place
from the Catholic church there. Mr. Lane
waa KI years of age and is survived by
two sons, James of this city snd Patrick
H. of Easton, Mo.
The Indies' Aid society of St. Paul's
Episcopal church will meet this afternoon
at t:t6 o'clock st the residence of Mrs.
Emmet Tlnley on South Seventh street.
The Women's auxiliary will meet Friday
afternoon at 1M o'clock In tbe choir room
of tbe church. At this meeting offlocrs
for the ensuing year will be elected.
William Knapp, a farmer of Lewis town
ship, has complained to the county au
thorities that be had a horse killed while
driving to town Saturday, Ths - recent
rains had washed a ditch in ths road and
the horse fell Into It snd broke its back.
Knapp blames the county roed supervisor
for not having the washout repaired.
Mrs. Lixsle McOoofcin. wife of J. P. Mc
Cookln, died st her home, four miles
north of Crescent yesterday from pneu
monia, aged t years. Her husband and
four children survive her. The funeral
will be held this morning at 11 o'clock from
the residence and Interment will be in
Crook'e cemetery, near Honey Creek.
Mar)orte, the 4-year-old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. R. H. Harris. it South First
street, died yesterday morning from heart
failure after an illness of four days. The
funeral will be held Tuesday morning at
M o'clock from the residence and Interment
will be in Felrvlew cemetery. Rev. T. J.
Brooks, rector of Grace Episcopal church,
will conduct the services.
The funeral of the late Francis Grass,
held yesterday afternoon from tbe family
residence on Washington avenue, was at
tended by a large gathering of friends
of the deceased and bereaved family. The
services were conducted by Rev. James
Thomson of the First Congregational
church, assisted by Rer. John Askin of
Tabor, a former pastor of the church. The
cortege to tbe cemetery waa an Imposing
one, a large number of the members of
the Grand Army of the Republic, Inde
pendent Order of Odd Fellows and other
organisations of which Mr. Grass was a
member being In line.
CasBee te relastsss Easter Bandar
aad Xat Seea Slaee.
COLUMBUS. Neb.. May L (Special.) A
case of mysterious disappearance was re
ported to the police yesterday. It Is that
of a young man 17 years old. named Con
rad Raric son of Julius Raric, a well-to-do
farmer living a few miles south of town
In Butler county. The young man came
to this city on a bicycle Easter Sunday
and has not been seen since. It was
thought for a time that he would write
home, but as nearly a month has passed
and not a word from him his folks are
much alarmed. It has been found that he
left bis wheel at ths Union Pacific depot,
though which direction he took cannot be
He Is described as i feet 7 Inches high,
weighs IS to 140 pounds, sandy complex
Icot, hair Quite light, eyes gray-blue. Was
dressed In dark suit of clothes with light
1 colored soft hat. wore tan colored gloves.
had a large abrasion on back of right hand,
which is probably not healed yet. The lad
was never Inclined toward the cities and
his father believes he will bs found en
gaged at farm work or In some of tbe beet
fields," though he can assign no reason
whatever for his leaving home. Any In
formation of Ids whereabouts will be lib
erally rewarded by his father. Julius
Raric. Bellwood. Neb. .
Hew High sekaal at Blaasarl4.
BLOOM Fl ELD, Neb., May 1 (Special r-
i A' 1 ,prctaJ noting of tbe School board
e contract ror the building or the new
high school was awarded to Kellner
Woerth of Scrlbner. Their bid was lit. lit.
which Included pressed brick fsclng. There
were nine bids In all. and were opened
by Mr. J. C. Stltt of Norfolk, the archl
tect of tbe new structure. Ground will
be broken st once for the erection of the
new building
Arrested far Ralalaa- BIIL
SIOUX FALLS. 8. D.. May 1 Special)
A young man aged about 17 years, who
gives his asms as T. H. Lawrence snd
states that during tbe last two years he
has resided at Sioux City, Tsnkton and
Canton. Is in the clutches of the United
States authorities in this city. He was ar
rested oa the charge of altering and hav
ing In his possession a tl bill which he
had raised to represent fit bill. Tbe
work waa dons In a very bungling mea
tier, but careless people might easily bars
bees victimised by ths bill. He was held
for appearance before tbe next United
Biases grand Jury.
Whars rheumatism pains, rub Buckles'
Araica Salve, the great healer. Twill
I work wanders. Stops pata sr svs agjr. So.
Frsla KfchsVjVflB .
Gout Trtttortn uVroeirt Ptjnrat tf
Teitt Bj'ot. Tbtj ats Xv
Eatries fer stake Usees at the state
FsUr Jsdleate a Ft a Field ef
Herses far- the Fall
K vests.
(From a Staff Correspondent)
DEB MOINES, May 1. ( Special. V
County treasurers In a majority of the
counties of the state are making collections
of ths road taxes In a manner not con
templated by lew. The discovery of this
fact was made in tbe office of the state
auditor this week when returns were re
ceived showing that in most of ths coun
ties of the stste the entire cash road tax
was being collected at tbe first payment
of taxes In March. Under an old law re
lating to the payment of a portion of
tbe road taxes and all delinquent road
taxes, s)1 was due In the spring and pay
able then. Tbe Impression prevails that
this system continued under tbe new Iowa
law. But a good many complaints ware
made and the attorney general was asked
ror so opinion. Attorney General Mullana
rendered to State Auditor Carroll a writ
ten opinion that under the new law there
waa In effect a repeal of tbe old law and
that the road taxes are collectable like
other taxes, in Installments. Only one
half of tbe tax was payable before April
L but in a great many of the counties
of ths state the entire road tax has been
collected and Is in the hands of the county
treasurer. The railroad companies. In many
instances, refused to pay more than half
the tax due, but few of the general tax
payers raised objections.
In counties where the tax has all been
paid, road work can be done early In the
year. This will be the first year In which
tbe law can be given a fair test, because
this is the first year tbe taxes have been
collected fairly. Tbe effort made to repeal
the law was before It had been tried.
Arrlealtaral Year Book.
The annual Tear Book of the State De
partment of Agriculture Is now being
printed and will soon be issued for free
circulation. The Tear Book has been de
layed because of the rush of work for ths
stste printer Incidental to tbe legislative
printing, but It Is now being finished. The
book will contain the report of the state
farmers' institute held In December last,
with reports of tbe state agricultural
board, report of the state dairy convention,
of the live stock breeders and of various
other allied bodies, together with valuable
papers and special articles on farm topics.
It has been edited under the direction
of J. C. Simpson, secretary of the Agri
cultural department. There will be in the
book pictures of some typical Iowa farms
and farm buildings on the best farms or
the state, especially some In northern Iowa.
May Terse af Ceart.
The Mar term of the supreme court of
Iowa will open on Tuesday, and for two
weeks tbe appeal cases from tbe districts
of the state numbered us to and Includ
ing the Ninth district, will be submitted
to the court. Tbe examination for admis
sion to tbe bar will not be held until the
last day of the month. In the past tbe ex
aminations have commenced oo the first
day of the term, but under the new rules
they will be held commencing the Tuesday
before the first Tuesday In July. Appli
cants have until ten days before May n to
file their papers for admission to the ex
aminations, but are already making their
filings. It is expected there will be a
large class at this time. The Judges of
the supreme court have been in their of
fices at work the past week, aad In fact
they have taken practically no rest this
year. After the close of the May term
about tbe middle of June tbey will get a
respite until fall.
State aad District Races.
Entries for tbe stake races for tbe state
fair races in August close tomorrow at
the office of tbe secretary of the associa
tion in Des Holnea. A good many entries
have been received and there are Indical
tions that race meetings In tbe slate this
year will be better than ever before. Dates
for ths race meetings that have been an
nounced are as follows, with names of
Nashua, May M. B and K L K Eck.
New Hampton. June 1. 1 and a, P. Mal-
West Union. June 7. t and t, 1L C. Mus-
Decorah, June 14. U and 14, F. W. Boyd.
Waver) v. la.. June ZL 22 and 2L Ed. Cur
Cedar Rapids. June K. 2t and ). J. W.
Minion. July 4, 5 and t, E. E. P arsons.
Waterloo, July 12, 11 and 14. C. Junge.
Marshalltown. July It. M and ZL L 8.
Oskaloosa, July St 0 and 2S. Edw. Prick
et t-
Mason City. August X. 1 and 4. P. C
Fort Dodge. August I. 10 and 1L H. I.
Boone, August IS, 17 and U. R. L. Fine-
ottumwa. August I. 10 and 11. C. C. Fow.
Mt. Pleasant. August 14. 17. It and II. C.
M Clark.
Malcolm. Aurust It. 17 and It. James
Columbus Junction. August sol 11 and Sep-
temper 1 and S, O. L Jamieson.
Alia, August 14. 17. Is and la, C. E. Cam
Large Class far Casssslsslea.
A Urge class or military men, candidates
for commissions in ths Iowa National
Guard, were examined tbe past week by
two military examining boards. The classes
consisted of five who will get commis
sions of high rank and twenty-one for
minor positions In the guard.
Governor Cummins has made a thorough
Inspection or ths ground offered ror use
or the state as permanent camp ground
snd has refused thus far to close any
contract. He will ask other cities of the
state to make offers of ground before de
ciding and the permanent company may
not be located In this city.
Drassssead Mensarlal Tablet.
On Msy X next Governor Cummins will
assist In ceremonies attending the unveil
ing of a memorial tablet In honor of the
late Captain Thomas Drummond at tba
College for the Blind In Vinton. lit was
ths real founder of ths college, and his
friends aavs prepared a b rouse tablet te
eommemcrst his services.
Elklas Is la C allege.
Wesley Elkina who waa paroled from
the penitentiary by the legislature two
years ago. writes the governor that be Is
back In college at Cornell aad at work
on hie books; that he expects to finish
the year there and is working his way
through, but he does not know whether
he can attend another term. Hs
turned out to be a moot excellent paroled
young man.
Hsutl Meateaaats Aetlve.
Tbe advance guard of tbe democratic
stats convention arrived tonight. Charles
E. Russell, one of the editors ef Hearst's
papers, arrived In tbe city, and other em
ployes will be here tomorrow and they
will epea headquarters for their rand! 1st a
Mr. Russell states that his lieutenants
an Iowa revert to blm that Shaw will nava
s Hear majority of the convention snd
win be able to select a complete Hearst
delegation. They will also be Instructed,
we Russell also clslms tor Hearst every
western state and that practically all of
them will be Instructed lor him. J ne
uest men are Jubilant and are prepar
ing to make the lowa convention a pointer
for the other states.
Regent Helaraalt Saye I alverslty
Matters Are Harsaealeas.
IOWA CITY. Ia, May L (Special.) Hon.
Parker K. Holbrook of Onawa, chairman
af tba executive committee of the Board of
Regents or the State University or Iowa,
denies) that the regents ars considering
requesting ths resignation of President
C K. Mac Lean.
Newspaper reports which have appeared
under Sioux City and Des Moines head
lines to the effect that President Mac-
Lean's resignation was to be asked, have
been much discussed st the university to
day and have everywhere occasioned sur
prise. Governor Cummins, the chairman
of the Board or Regents or the univer
sity, could not be reached ror a verifica
tion or the rumor, and Mr. Holbrook. the
chairman of the board In the governor's
absence, was reached.
"I know nothing whatever ef any such
project or discussion." said Mr. Holbrook
today. "The regents are not considering
nor will they consider any such action,
so far as I know. It Is customary ror
the board to talk ever ror eoms time, I
should think, such an action, snd no in
timation or such a thing has reached my
ears The relations or the regents with
President Mac Lean are and always have
been most harmonious.
"There was a great deal or work to be
done when President MacLean came to
Iowa, and I think that the regents are
agreed that he has done the work well:
that he has been heartily assisted by the
faculties of the university and that he has
tbe support of faculties and alumni In
his rurther work.
"The university, so I had thought, came
out of tbe recent session of the legisla
ture better fitted for Its work than ever
before. The appropriations for engineering
settled the policy of a great university,
complete In all departments In this work.
President MscLean has been heartily as
sisted by all the friends of the university.
'The talk that President MacLean was
secured for five years, which will be up in.
June, and that a further election will be
refused, has no basis of fact whatever.
President MacLean was not secured on
any such basis. All our professors and as
sistant professors hold their positions until
resignation or request for resignation for
cause, A professorship at any state uni
versity Is practically regarded as a life
position at the desire 1 1 the professor.
There is no cause for any jch thing as a
request for the president's resignation
now known to the regents, so far as I
know, and I think that every regent will
regret that any mention has been made of
such a matter. I do not know who Is the
author of such a story, nor where he Is.
nor have I seen sny such story; but as a
regent I know nothing of Its possibility,
and I can see no reason for Its drculatlon.
"The board of regents will meet at Iowa
City next week. All correspondence and
conference I have had with members of
the board Indicate that everything about
the university Is In the best possible con
dition, fully meeting our rcpes. We ex
pect to decide many questions as to new
bs II d trigs, which the Mbersllt of tbe state
has msde possible of err-tlnn the coming
"I should characterize the report as pre
posterous." President MacLean, when shown the
Sioux City and Des Moines reports re
ferred to, expressed surprise st them.
"I know nothing of any such matter."
he said. "I do not care to discuss such
a matter further."
Members of the faculties of the uni
versity, when seen, expressed sstonlshment
at the stories, and Ignorance of any such
state of facts.
The Bee Want Ads are the best Business
Old Menltore af the Asserteaa Wavy
laed as Targets for Modern
Salss af War.
Following closely In the lesd set by
Great Britain, the United States govern
ment has decided to use some of Its oldest
vessels ror target practice, for the drilling
and experience of the gunners and officers
on our modern war vessels. The first vessel
to be put to this use is the old civil war
monitor, the Montauk. Its keel waa laid
In 1863 by John Ericsson of Brooklyn. It
Is or l.tTS tons displacement, 300 feet long
and forty-six feet in beam. At present
it Is out of commission. In the League
Island navy yard. It Is proposed to tow It
to the Brooklyn navy yard and put It
through such repairs and changes aa will
better prepare It for the battering It is to
undergo. It Is the sams thing as the
British government hss been doing for
some years, and which has occasioned no
little comment. It will give the men-of-war
men practice In firing at shooting tar
gets, snd. rurther. and primarily, it will
allow or observations to be made regarding
ths effect or modern ordnance.
Upon reaching the Brooklyn navy yard
It will be made to look as much like a
cruiser aa possible. Armor will be placed
on it as heavy ss it will carry and then
It will be taken probably up In tbe sound
and filled full of holes, both above and
below. Ths light and rapid-fire guns will
be ased from above; the torpedo tubes will
send their sneaking projectiles Into Its
hull and the whole operation will be
watched and recorded, for the betterment
of the navy's guns snd gunnery. The
shooting will be done In as shallow water
as possible, and when It sinks the holes
will be patched up snd It will bs put
through the same operation over and over
again until It falls to pieces.
The old monitor is one or the first or
this class or vessels. It has undergone
many engagements Torpedoes have been
fired at It and heavy ordnant has directed
its missiles at Its single turret, but It still
float. If tbe plan proves feasible ' the
other seven monitors now lying out of com
mission in tbe League island navy yard
will In all probability be used for tbe
same purpose Brooklyn Eagle,
The Bee Want Ads are the best Business
Pure, Healthful, Refreshing
"The Queen of
World! lair Gttst Closed u 111 Bigktrsen
Ortr Enadtj.
or nans and dignitaries inside
Keystewe Balldlag will B D4lealew
Twday Kxhlblters Read Every
Effort te Caeaplete Their
ST. LOUIS. May L-Tbe first Sunday of
the World s fair found the gates tightly
closed to the hundreds of people who
thronged Forest park today. Many went
te the vicinity or the World s fair grounds
expecting that by some chance tbey might
be admitted to tbe exposition, while others
went merely to gase at Forest park and
the buildings from without the high board
with standing the public was barred,
there were a few mors favored who were
permitted to enjoy the exposition grounds
today. They were Secrstary of War Taft,
Governor Herrick of Ohio, exposition offi
cials and tba members of the congres
sional delegation who attended the open
ing yesterday, and the members of the
Pennsylvania state commission, who to
morrow will dedicate the Keystone state
This little party filled a Una of oerriagea
which, conducted by Secretary W. B.
Stevens of tbe exposition, traversed the
main avenues of the grounds, visiting the
government building and the Philippine
reservation, after which luncheon was
served at ths Waysids Inn. Later a tour
of the Pike was made under the guidance
of N orris B. Gregg, director of concessions
and admissions.
While work was generally suspended
throughout the grounds. In the different
exhibit buildings Individual exhibitors were
busily employed today making every effort
to hasten the completion or exhibit effects.
Pennsylvania and Michigan have arranged
to dedicate their respective state buildings
at the Word's fair tomorrow.
Dlaner for secretary Taft.
A dinner In honor of Secretary of War
Taft was tendered today by the Commer
cial club of Cincinnati, which had escorted
Secretary Taft, who Is a member of the
erganixation, to the opening ceremonies of
the World's fair. Among tbe guests pres
ent were representatives of foreign govern
ments at the fair. Lieutenant General
Chaffee, General Bates, Governor Her
rick of Ohio, Mayor Fleischmaim of
Cincinnati. President Fraacis of tbe
exposition, and W. F. Burdell, chairman
of the Ohio state commission.
At the Ohio stste bulkUng on the fair
grounds tomorrow a reception will be
given to exposition officials and local army
and navy officers, after which Secretary
Taft and party will leave for the east.
Detectives R Dwwa Harry Wiley,
Charged with Kllllag a Chi.
easra Mas,
CHETENNE, Wyo., May L Detectives
John Norton and W. J. Eagan of the Chi
cago police have captured in this city Harry
Wiley, alias Charles Johnson, who Is
charged,, with the murder of Samuel
Matthews, whom he shot oa April IS.
Wiley will return to Chicago without
requisition papers.
Sprains aad Braises talekly Cmrea.
When you get a sprain or bruise valuable
time may be saved by promptly applying
Chamberlals's Pain Balm te tbe injured
pacta it will cure a sprain In one-third
the time required by tbe usual treatment.
Last winter Herb. W. Edwards or Des
Moines. Is., got a fall on an icy walk,
spraining his wrist and bruising his knees.
"The next day," be says, "they were so
sore and stiff I was afraid I would have
to stny In bed. but I rubbed the parts well
with Chamberlain's Pain Balm' and after
a few applications all soreness had disap
peared. I feel that this bottle of Pain
Balm saved me several days time, to say
nothing or the suffering."
hewers aad Caoler for Nebraska aad
Frosts for Several Western
WASHINGTON. May 1 Special Forecast:
Frost warnings have been issued for Wash
Ington, Oregon and Idaho.
Forecast for Monday and Tuesday:
For Nebraska, Kansas, South and North
Dakota Occasional showers Monday r.nd
Tuesdsy; cooler Tuesday.
For Iowa and Missouri Fair Monday, ex
cept showers in west portion; Tuesday,
showers nnd cooler.
For Colorado Showers and eroler Mon
day; Tuesday, fair an warmer.
For Wyoming Fair In orth. showers In
souther portion Monday; Tuesday, ralr and
Local Reeara.
OMAHA, May 1. Official record of tem
perature and precipitation compared with
tbe corresponding day of the past three
w , 1. wa. act. ioi.
Maximum temperature... 75 58 4 K5
Minimum temperature.... 49 SS M ti
Mean temperature 62 47 73 74
Precipitation 00 .00 .00 .00
Record of temperature and precipitation
st Omaha for this day since March L 1MM:
Normal temperature 64
Excess for the day
Total deficiency since March 1 71
Normal precipitation It Inch
Deficiency for tbe day II Inch
Total rainfall since March 1 t.&i Inches
Ienciency s'nee March 1 14 inch
Ieflclency for cor. period, l!0t... 1.17 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1U2... I ll Inches
Reports fresa Statleas at T P. M.
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Omaha, clear
Valentine, cloudy
North Platte, partly cloudy.
Cheyenne, raining
Salt Lake City, cloudy
Rapid City, cloudy
Huron, partly cloudy
t hioago. clear
8t Louis, clear
St. Paul, clear
Davenport, clear
Ka nans City, clear
Helena cloudy
Bismarck, partly cloudy
Galveston, partly cloudy
71! 761 M
to: es; .oo
44i G6 .04
4s Uj .14
U t-'i .v
72 74 .04
4v 17 .00
ffij 70i .00
741 7; .00
' 7?' .00
7 7 ,0U
W So T
OS! 74 T
74, 71 .Ou
T" Indicates trace of precipitation.
L. A WELSH. Local Forecaster.
Table Waters
Buy Quaker Oats )
) Now
It Every oter of Quaker Oats has an equal -
U oWe to scare pert of th J1C.000.00. '
8 TKero are do cotwiiboos, do restncborit.
Ltxiirtoa Hill Ooapuij it Prepariaf to
Rsiumt Optretioiii.
at Plaat te Be Ressoaelea la
Meaatlsae Aleag Liaes Saggested
hy Esperlaaeats with
DEAD WOOD, a,D.. May L (Special).
Preparations are being made for a resump
tion of work on the property of the Lex
ington Hill company in Spruce gulch, and a
number of the piiniclpal officers and stock
holders of tbe corporation have been In tbe
Hills looking over the situation. Some time
ago It s as deemed best to close down the
plant of tbe company In Spuce until some
treatment more satisfactory than the one
then employed could be Introduced for the
working of ths ore and It has teen idle
ever since. It is now the Intention to re
model the present plant along liaes sug
gested by experiments with the ore and
keep It In operation until such time as the
company Is prepared to build its new mill.
which will be of several hundred tons dally
capacity. In this district, besides the prop
erty of the Lexington Hill company are a
number or others which have been rr pre
sented ror years by Individual owners, and
from many of them lots of good ore hae
been shipped. With a big treatment plant
In operation Spruce gulch would he one of
the most productive districts in tbe Black
Oold bricks, the usual contributions of
Spearflsh. Dakota, Imperial Wasp t and
Penobscot have been deposited with the
United States sssay office In this city for
the last half of the month or March, while
a number or other properties will send in
their share or tbe yellow metal within a
few days: Nearly all or the plants In the
Blsck Hills are now working up to the
limit or their capacities and the indications
are that the country is entering upon an
era or gold production which will excel
any that has passed. ,
Ceatraets for Big MI1L
Cont'scti have been let by tbe Gilt Edge-
Maid company for lumber and the other
material which will enter Into the' con
struction or its big mill en Strawberry
gulch, while tbe work or grading tbe site
for the plant is already under way. It is
tbe intention of tbe management to have
the mill In operation In tbe shortest time
possible, and In tbs meantime work of
opening up tbe mines continues. Although
the property has been well developed by
past op. rations the company Intends to
have It in kuch shape by the time Its plant
Is ready to run that there will be a supply
of ore on hand sufficient to keep it going
Indefinitely. Ri c; nt work on different parts
of the properly jrovs that ths same ore
bodies which In past years had mads tbs
mine famous are still capable of producing
large amounts of good rock, and when
deeper work has been performed on them
that they will prove as rich as ever. Tbe
company is well fixed financially, and tbe
new work which has been undertaken will
rot be allowed to flag for an instant. Build
ings for the accommodation of tbe officers
and men employed by tbe company are
under course of erection and within a few
days even-thing will be ready for the con
duct or extensive operations on tbe ground.
Another mining company Is preparing to
Install an electric plant ror the purpose of
moving it machinery, the Pluma Is consid
ering plans for such a motive power. This
company expects to have Its present forty
stamp mill In operation at an early date
this summer, and after the stamps begin
to fall to start work upon tbe addition to
the mill aud oa tbe work of installing
cyanide tanks to retreat the tailings. Tbe
new drainage tunnel has been completed
In ths Eillcious ore measures and drifting
has been resumed. It has not as yet been
de term! ned how much ore there is in this
body, but It has proved to be of ex
cellent grade, but Superintendent Fllllon.
who Is giving the work his personal super
vision, says tbe conditions are highly
favorable, aVd he looks for a big reserve
there. Work m the deep shaft will be re
sumed In a short time and that hole sunk
another 109 feet.
Blddea Treasure Is Stakftan-.
Sinking on the property or the Hidden
Treasure company has been resumed and
Is going on much more rapidly than form
erly sinoe the Installation or the Hiring
works and compressor plant. Thi shaft
ail be sent down several hundred feet be
fore croescuttlng Is begun. In surface
workings a very good showing or high
grade ore has been made on tins property
assays from which' run exceeding high. In
one tunnel several good slxed verticals have
been cut. which from indications, come to
gether at depth, and It Is for the purpose
of cutting Ibis ore body at a low level that
work la the present shaft Is being prose
cuted. This property is located in a rich
district and Is considered a good proposi
tion.. As soon ss the work hss progressed
sufficiently a large force of men will be
KOCH FORD, 8. D., May L Speclal.
Tha last payment en the Elsck Esg'e prop
erty, will be made Is a day "or so, snd
those who are aoauaunad with the ground
declare that the pure has prior, U0.UUB. was
small whas. La wob, t l& (TlWll con
sidered. Messrs. Frasher and Casperta. thai
principal owners of the property, who have
been In the Hills for a week or ar left for
their homes In Pennsylvania last Thurs
day, but before going put a large force of
men at work on the ground and made ar
rangements ror Its thorough development
and closed a contract with a local ttufader
ror the erection or a Huntington mill 00
the mine. This mill will be a small aoat to
begin with, and will be utilised for the pur
pose of sampling the ore testing, and
rhould the experiment -prove a tnewsi a
plant of several hundred tons capacity will
be erected. The new owners of the ground
are heavily Interested la Pennsylvania coal
lands, and they and their aaeoclates are
prepared to spend a great deal ct money la
order to put the property on a producing;
and paying basis The Black Eagle vein la
a very large one, carrying tree gold and a
little refractory values. Assays from the)
entire vein give returns of letter than
fft a ton freemllling, while gome parts of
it go very high. When tbe permanent
plant Is built It will provide for the re
treatment or the tailings by. the cyanlds
Bat feme Plaat ta at trerk,
Cl'STER CITY, Msy L (Special ) Oil
Monday last the stamps began dropping In
the mill of the Extreme oompany, located
three miles west of Custer City, and - It
now looks as though the plant Is booked!
ror a long run. During the shutdown the
plant has been remodeled and Improved, so
It Is now up to date and promises te give)
the best satisfaction. It Is the intention to
Increase the capacity of tbe plaat to alxtp
stamps should the present operations prove
successful, which will jslve it a daily ca
pacity of at least tons. Water for the
mill Is tskea from Ruby creek, a pumping
plant having been Installed on that Stream,
to lift it over the divide. Everything icdet
for deep mining In the way of machinery
has been Installed and the company Is now
almost on a producing basis, and with- the
prospect of becoming one of tbe beet pay
ing propositions In the southern HUla, Most
or the values carried In the ore are free
milling, but the company will re-treat Its
tailings by tbe cyanide process. A Very
large ore body hss been exposed In tha
workings of the property and tbe develop
ment work heretofore done upon It has left
It in such shape that the present mill la
guaranteed a constant supply.
The Clara Belle Mining company la In
stalling concentrators and will also add,
several cyanide vats to its Termalns stamp
mill. It has been found that a large amount
or the gold carried by tbe ore baa been
lost In the treatment heretofore given It.
and cannot be saved by amalgamation, so
tbe improvements mentioned are .being
made. At the depth or S feet the ore car
ries free gold specimens, while its average
Is very rich, and if the management suc
ceeds In saving the values contained there
Is no reason why the Clara' Belle should
not soon become one of the moat Important
producers in tbe Black Hills.
Kestrel Bleep.
Restful sleep follows use of Dr. King's
jvew Lnsoovery. ue nest lung cure m the
world. No cure, no pay. tOc, XI. 00. rer
sale by Kuhn & Co.
Bsslaeas Change at Colasnbaa.
COLUMBUS, Neb., May 1 (Speoial.V
Otto Men has purchased the entire busi
ness of Anton Nelson and will , take
charge of the store tomorrow. Mr. Nelson
came here from Colfax county some five
ears ago. He says he will probably en-;-t
in business In some of ths towns on
ths Epulding branch.
Fruit ef tbi Ptlrn. "
Drake's Palmetto Wine. tor in. "laxative, on
falling spool no from pure Juioe of the wonderful
Palmetto fruit Gives immediate relief aad ab
solute., permanent cure 10 aj ranes of Catarrh,
bioniacn Troubiea Flatulency. Const: pauon.
Coogesusd Kldnes and lAilaaimaviao of Blad
der. Serenty-Bvs cents at Drag Stores for a
lanrehrMLle u-i,-l V - - . i , . . - . . ,
1 v . . u. v IT1H U9UJS
will ue sent free snd prepaid to every reaoer of
this paper who wrues for 11 A letter or postal
card I eudrensed to Drake Formula Cominy.
Drake Build, tg. Chicago. LI.. 1 the ouiy ex
pess to secure trial of Drake s Palmeua
Wma One small dose a day cures to stay cured.
e -sr .
There s only one thing to be remem
bered If you want the best four-two-naught.
That's ths telephone number ef Oma
ha s model brewory the telephone to
call when you desire a case of
Quarts or pints order a trial case.
GfieKruf Brewing Co
Osasks's Model Brewer,, '

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