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THE OMAIU SUNDAY BEE: JULY 8, 1906.
) -f I I J i K4 1 T TIMELY REAL ESTATE TALK fpieibercer & Bon Company to IIa? JIsw luiid'.nj oa Tansam. WISTERN GROWTH GETS NEW IMPETUS Ilallillnar at Twentieth and Farnaat Will Pnt Kite More Firm Into District and Make Prna pect Fitter. One of the Interesting fadres of the Tmn was the ennouncomf nt thst negotiations had been - cfimplftiHl for . the erection of a building for th M. Fplcs berger & Son comrmy, on the lot wont of the Burlington heailriiinrtrrs. by th eastern owners of the property. It made mire another BfHItlon to the new. jobbing district which has grown up In the vlcin lty of the railroad hemlfjunrters building. Lower Farnam street Is perhaps the best location In the rlty for a wholesale millin ery business, vhlrh la Tarried on almost entirely through the medium of house trade, for the retison that It la eay of ac Cfii from every car line leading from the depota. Another consideration which Influenced the Splesbergera In the selection of a site was the fact that Tenth and Farnam Is near the new M. E. Smith and the Byrne Sk Hammer buildings, and country mer chants usually buy their millinery when j iney come to me city lor ary gooas. rur this reason It Is best to have the millinery house close to the dry goods district. Tt Is understood the Commercial club will look about for another wholesale millinery house to locate In Omaha, the Idea being that the greater the number of firms doing business In any one line, the better the market. There Is now but the one mil linery Jobbing house In the city. Another house would more than double the millin ery business of the city, say the Commer cial club men. Once more the Union Pacific headquarters building has been located, this time by a local newspaper, and this time at the northwest corner of Thirteenth and Farnam streets. The price said to have been offered for the property Is considered exorbitant by the majority of realty men. General Manager Mohler says the company Is about as likely to build at Thirteenth and Farnam i as It Is to put up a skyscraper on the grounds of the Oun club, which are Across the river, Just north of the end of the Douglas street bridge. Two months ago the question among the real estate men was "What do you know about the Union Pa ciflc headquarters?'' but such a length of time has elapsed since any real develop ments In the situation that It has ceased to be a topic of live Interest. j Last Thursday another advance was made in the march westward of the Farnam street retail business district. On that day ground was broken for the store building to be erected by F. D. Wead and Howard Baldrlge at the northeast corner of Twen tieth and Farnam streets. It will add Ave more retail business firms to the Twentieth and Farnam district, three of which have already slgped leases for five years. As the first scraper full of dirt was be ing turned on the excavation for the Wead building, a man passed who had been out of the city for two years. "West Farnam looks considerably differ ent from what It did when I left," he said. "Here Is someone Just starting a new build ing and there Is one with two stores across the street. Just west of the Bachelor's, Mr. Burgess has built a store structure. Look east and you see the Rohrbough building, Ed. Riley's building and a big hole where Mr. Dufrene Is preparing to erect a building. On both sides of the street stores have been made by putting brick basements under frame buildings, which were built high up. Tou people who live here all the time may not notice It, but I tell you it looks different to one who has been away and .Just come back." Preliminary plans for a five-story building for the Real Estate Exchange Building company have been completed and will be brought before the board of directors of the Real Estate exchange. A number of firms outsldo of the real estate business have applied for space In the building, and they will be taken Into consideration as tenants fur the ground floor, or a part of It, In the llscuslcn of the preliminary plans. The rvmovul of frame buildings on the site, the Fou.thwett corner of Eighteenth and Far num streets has already begun, and It Is planned to begin grading operations in about two weeks. Edward Rosewater will address the Real Ertnto exchange Wednesday at Its regular luncheon session. He will talk on his re cent trp to Rome, where he went ss 6le- gure irnra me i.nuea males 10 mt inter national postal congress. One landmark probably will he allowed to stand In the four blocks which the North western has bought for terminal purposes It Is the Bchllts hotel, otherwise known as the Ooos hotel. The Bchllts people have been given permission to remain In the hotel until the. first of the year, and now It la understood that the building will not be torn down at all, but will be used as a storage house by the railroad. The Bchllts Brewing company has de cided to erect another building in lieu of the one sold to the Northwestern, the major part of which the Bchllts' company leased as a hotel, but a part of which wn retained as a bar room. It Is umV-'i psssBsnsssssssssssssssnF""' . r BSBSBSSSSBBBBBBBBSBBBSnSSSSSSBSSnSSBBSSSSSK; . HUTESON Your PlU r TIT Eyesight MM Should NOT be entrusted to "Tom, Dick or Harry." Our examinations are made under our own personal supervision, and we absolutely guarantee satisfaction. "We are exclusive makers of "SHO-NOT"' 'invisible bifoeles and RETFO-T0RI0 deep curve lenses. Glasses only if needed often as low as ONE DOLLAR Always at Moderate Prices. Gulcson 213 South L0TOO.1 Agent for Eastman Kodak Co. Homes That V':' -'I! A 1- BEN COTTON'S NEW HOME AT THIRTY-EIGHTH AND DEWET the company has selected a location, which, for obvious reasons, will not be made pub lic until the company is ready to build. i "It Is surprising the number of women customers we have," said a realty man. "I believe we have to deal with almost as many women as men In selling cottages for homes, though, of course, It Is different when tt comes to mere Investments. The woman of the family almost Invariably goes out to look for a place when m new home Is needed, for she Is the one to take care of the home, and of course Is the one who selects It. Her husband might hunt for days about the real estate offices, and when he has found something he thinks desirable, he finds It does not suit her at all. So he lets her do the home hunting In the first place. She is the one we deal with right up to the transfer of the money, and In fact It frequently happens that we never see the husband at all. We have women also who Invest their money In houses and lots for rent, and some of them are so experienced In the value of property that they do not need to ask the advice of anyone when buying." Jesse C. Davidson will erect an apart ment house of two stories and basement at 116 North Eighteenth street. Just oppo site the Trinity parish house. Plans have been completed and bids asked. The struc ture will be 44x60 feet. CASTLE OF PEACE DEDICATED Fine) Suburban Home of Mr. anal Mrs. Brodegraard Thrown Open Uo Friends. A notable Fourth of July celebration was one given Tuesday at the new farm home of Fred Brodegaard, east of Krug park. The affair was In the nature of a house warming which Mr. Brodegaard had prom ised) his friends when the fine new home was finished. Nearly 800 people attended. All the guests were met at the street rail way Junction by carriages (hayracks) and coachmen in the royal Danish colors of red and were conveyed to Fredensborg (Castle of Peace). Mr. and Mrs. Brode gaard received the guests and after all had arrived and were assembled at the castle grounds Mr. Brodegaard delivered en address of weloome, saying: "Ladles and -Gentlemen: It affords my wife and me great pleasure to welcome you to our peaceful home. Of course we under stand that you bring the gaiety with you, but it shall be our pleasure and endeavor to see that you do not lose tt hereabouts, but carry tt back with you, if possible somewhat strengthened. I am but keeping an old promise to you, my friends, which I made many months ago, when Just start. Ing to build this palace that its finish should be the signal for an old-fashioned. Jolly house-warming for all my friends wishing to come. I wish to acknowledge my thanks to the very efficient builder, Mr. Frety Nygaard, and to our popular artist and decorator, Mr. Oa:l Nlelson, for enabling me to keep my promise in time. Friends, we thank you all heartily for coming and tender you the freedom of our hearth and home, at the Sign of the Crown of Happiness." Responses to the address of weloome were made by several of the guests and then came a season of gaiety, enjoyment, muslo and refreshments. The pretty farm was then Inspected under the guidance of Mr. Brodegaard by such as so desired. In the evening another banquet was served at the house, at which speeches, songs and cigars predominated. A Hh Train for Fort Dodge, The Chicago Great Western railway t now running a train leaving Omaha Union station at 1:90 p. m.. Council Bluffs at 1:00 p. m., arriving at Fort Dodge at 7:66 p. m. An excellent train for Mlnden, Harlan, Manning, Carroll, Lohrvllle, Bomers, Fort Dodge and intermediate stations. For full information apply to H. H. Churchill, Qen- ! eral Agent, 1612 Farnam Bt, Omaha. OpHcal Co. Sixteenth Street 0MAIA SEATTLE Agent for Eastman Kodak Co. Are Making 'route of northwest The heavy black lines on the above cut show the routes of the new North Central and Northwest boulevards derided upon by the Park board. The drives will bo VA feet wide and will follow the lines of natural crests and depressions. Much of the prop Building in the Cities During June Building In twenty-three cities for June shows In the aggregate only a moderate Increase, but In many of the cities taken separately there were heavy gains com pared with the corresponding month a year ago. Permits were taken out In twenty-three of the principal cities of the country during the month Just closed, ac CITY. New York, Including Manhattan and the Bronx 88 W..S:) 61 tl5 612.8T5 Chicago 1 (W 6.4!,5a 7:U 7,(xia.3'0 Brooklyn 1.401 7.771.668 1.118 (j.773.7l Philadelphia 1.7(H) 8.4S4.W) 1.7'iS 4.5ii7,5: St. Louis '. S30 8,i..lu,u8 i' 2.13.14s Los Angeles 768 2.871, WO 74 1.&X.879 Kansas City 1,463.140 3S I.0JI.440 Milwaukee JdO 1,445 3.5 4Jt) l.ltm.6 Ienver 2&7 l,24-i.S7 23S 7tTl,4i Washington 44 1,13 647 41 l.S'l.fc Buffalo M 1,U!.C15 814 M.S'A Detroit 461 968. I) 4L'8 StJ2.4'"V St. Paul Si t.tMl 334 1.31b.ul9 Minneapolis (47 bt.915 442 677. mo Atlanta Si 7o,o7i 22 IM.7W New Orleans 6ii li b- l.6 Duluth 7t 40U,yu& 83 1J7.4- Portland 2:9 4-i I!7.y6 Omaha 1.1 J.;a,b;'5 91 277.&.J Louisville 2) 3no.oMo 21 1) 1,,4M Grand Kaplds 130 244.(n3 14a Ym,hj Des Molnas 71 U.'.OMi 7ii 114. ) Davenport , M.ott 7.ao7 Total 10,60) SSo.l'i3,364 8.44 148.324,314 The smaller cities are responsible for soma notable Increases which Is quite natural when the general prosperity of the country is taken Into consideration. For example, there are three cities In which the increases are phenomenal. Du lutb, 1 per cnt, Atlanta 137. and port- Omaha the Handsomest City i-. -.. .V, AVENUE erty necessary will be donated and the re mainder will be condemned and puid for by direct taxation upon abutting and ad Jucent property owners. The new HnUs in the system will add about nine miles of boulevards and will cover a part of the city cording to official reports to Construction News, for lO.tou buildings, at an estimated cost of J,K:l,3.;i, against 8,448 buildings at a cost of $4S,34.314 fur the same month a year ago, an increase of 2,112 buildings and ll.K39,4 or i per cent. The figures ire detail are as follows, according to the Construction News: -lisA- -19u5.- Per Cent. Gain Loss No. Cr.1 No. rv.i 4 14 10 '88 55 42 20 64 13 4 'is 137 21 118 106 33 86 61 land. Ore., with 108 per cent. Other In creases were scored as follows: Louisville 875, Denver 64, UiaiiJ Rapids SI, Los An geles 55. St. I-ouis 38, Omaha S3, New Or leans Jl, Milwaukee 20, Minneapolis 19, Buf falo 13, Brooklyn lu, Davenport 5, end De troit 1 plpr j :'.lll3B : : i' RESIDENCE OF MRS. JOHN A- HOKBACH, ON 7 - IRTT CAPITOL AVENUE. boulevards heretofore without such Improvements. The board Intends to condemn and acquire the property as soon as possible, to lay out the roads as rapidly as funds will permit and equip the routes with trees and parking. EIGHTH TRIAL NOT ALLOWED Judge gears Thinks Seven Hearings Enough for One Damage Case, The motion for a new trial In the case of Emma Hoskovec against the Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Hallway Co. was overruled Saturday afternoon by Judge Fears. The street car company won the suit at the last trial, which was the sev enth time the case had been submitted to a Jury. The plaintiff's attorneys asked for a new hearing, alleging one of their wit nesses had been induoed n a to testify In behalf of their client, iilss Hoskovec claimed $-2,000 for injuries she received while getting off a street car. TICKETS FOR AUBURN TRIP ale Is Hegna for Dig; Excursion of Commercial Club and ak-Sar-Hca. Commercial club and Ak-Sar-Ben hustlers began to sell tickets Saturday morning for th Ak-Sar-Ben excursion to Auburn next Wednesday, which baa been set apart as a snec.al day for Omaha people. A special train will be run over the Missouri Paclfio, leaving the Union station at 1:30. The oc casion Is being well advertised throughout this part of the stte and a large crowd Is already assured. Ons of ths features of the day st Auburn will be the circuit races. The round trip has been C4 tT in the West 4-H ! - lECOND. BETWEEN DODOE AND PASSING OF FORT NIOBRARA Army Foit of Prominence in Frontier His tory to Be Abandoned. TWZNTY-SIX YEARS OF USEFULNESS Scene of Much Activity tn Pence and War Times Is Now to Be Given Over by the Army. FORT NIOBRARA, Neb., July 7.-(Sne-cial.) With the abandonment of Fort Nio brara on July 31, one of the largest of our military reservations ceases to be of use to the government. Since Its establishment in 1880 by Major J. J. Upham, Fifth cav alry, who was In command of a battalion made up of the Ninth infantry and the Fifth cavalry, to the present time, it has been a pleasure to many officers to be stationed at this post. The first troops to reach the site of the present post marched W6 miles from Grand iBland, Neb., and pitched camp on the south and east banks of the Niobrara river, at the mouth of the MInnechadusa creek, in April, 1880. These troops were set at work immediately constructing buildings and by November of the same year the storehouses were completed and several other buildings, though not finished, were suitable for occupancy. John Marshall's Service. At this time the Indians roamed over this part of the state and frequently there were robberies, so it became necessary for the commanding officer to have a guide and an interpreter. Upon the request of Major Upham the War department sent John Marshall, a colored squaw man, who had been In the employ of the government for several years, to act as Indian scout and Interpreter. Since that time this man has been a character and landmark . at Fort Niobrara and Valentine. Everyone who has been In this part of the country knows John Marshall. In the early days he was a good servant of the government. He kept Informed of the movements of the Indians and conducted successfully many an expedition which had been sent out for outlaws. During the Bloux trouble in U9 ' he was conducting General Stanton with an escort, from one post to another to pay the troops, when they were set upon by band of robbers. At the first alarm Marshall hid the paymaster's money In a gunny sack and when the robbers nau reached the paymaster's coach Marshall in formed the leader of the band that they Were a hunting party and not the paymas ter as was expected. The robbers be lieved his story and left without searching the wagons. By this act John Marshall gained a grateful and staunch friend In General Stanton, and through his lniluencu was retained in the service a long time after he was of no further use to the gov ernment. He served as a scout for more than twenty years. Whence Comes Cherry Connty. During this period of the post's existence a great deal of government property was missed and some outlaws fell under sus picion. In May, 1881. Marshall reported that a number of these outlaws were en camped a few miles east of the post. The commanding officer Immediately sent a de tachment, under Lieutenants Cherry and McComb, In pursuit of . them. Lieutenant McComb returned the first night, but Cherry continued the chase for several days with out success. The party were about to re turn to the post, when an unforeseen trugely occurred. Lieutenant Cherry was shot by his "striker," I'rlvate Thomas Locke, Trooji "F," Fifth cavalry. The man was evidently crated by liquor and the heat. No othe: motive could be assigned for such an act. Locke was sent to prison for a term of Fine Farm and Ranch Lands UlllOSI PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY . Is closing out its lands in " tP'rtS ' Western Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming ' From $3 to $5 Per Aero Take advantage of the low prices and easy terms offered. The opportunity will soon be gone. Special Excursion Rates to the Lands. For further information apply to union pacific laud agency 318 South Fifteenth Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water Heating General Contracting and Repair Work. Work Guaranteed the Best -GET OUR PRICE8- 1812 Harney Stree1 .JOHNSON Phone Dou8f" 6930 elKhl years and aftrrwnrds admitted to an Ips.in'' asylum. l.lenti nnnt Cherry hail N-rn such a frarless mnn and had ron trll'.it.'d to tli sin -re of rlrarliift this country of mitlsw to such an rxtrnt th.it the people of the sinto of Nrbrnk hav nanifd after liim the v.ni:ily In which lie did Ms work, Chi'rry county, the largest county In the state. Shortly after the establishment of tho post. Mr. J. M. Thatcher er-cted a post tm.lcr' stor.-. Ti ls supplied the Immediate wants of the othVer fur n.uny years until supplanted by the canteen or post ex change. Drtlablfnl Place for Prarttr larchee, l.lkc all posts, the garrison was changed frequently. Troop "K," Fifth cavalry, ar rived In lvs.1, marching miles from Fort Sidney, Nebraska. Two companies of the Fourth Infantry arrived from Fort Brldger, Wyoming, the same year and two com panies of the Ninth infantry went to Fort Hti.lis-er upon the arrival of the Fourth Infantry. This country became famous as early as lv-4 for the facility with which practice marches could be made. Supplies such as wood, water ami forage were in abundance everx w here along the streams. In May Of 1SN4 the Fifth caalry made a march of l.ri miles west and south and then north east to the post, and In June the Fourth Infantry made a l.V-mlle march east along the Niobrara, then north and west on the Keya Paha, then south to the Mlnnecha dnxii and along this stream to the post. Coulil a more delightful march be found than the latter? Open and beautiful coun try the entire distance. Hunting and fish ing of the best kind. These were the marches that trained our officers and men and kept up an Interest In their work. There were no dusty country roads to travel on. The men looked forward to these marches with pleasure and with re gret when they were finished. In 185 Major E. V. Sumner, with three troops of the Fifth cavalry, arrived from Arkansas City, Kan., marching the entire distance, and In August of the same year two troops of tho Ninth cavalry came from Fort Reno, Okl. Cheapest Ilnllt Post. Valentine had sprung Into existence be fore this time and was now made the term inus of the Fremont, Klkhorn Missouri Valley railroad, now the Chicago & North western road. During this year orders were received to enlarge the post, so the soldiers were again set at work making adobe bricks and cut ting lumber. It Is said that the post of Fort Niobrara cost th government for construction up to and Including 1888 only a little over 1100.000, the cheapest eight company post In the country. Another troop of the Ninth cavalry ar rived in 1885 and all the Infantry were re lieved by six companies of the Eighth in fantry under Colonel A. V. Kauts. This was the largest garrison the post had held, twenty-six officers and nine companies for duty. The first camp of Instruction for this part of the country was at Bordeaux, Neb., near Chadron, in 1888. All the troops (Continued on Seventh Page.) Tooth Talk No. 46 I maintain that dentistry Is a profession and not a bus iness, and that you want the Individual attention of your dentist, just aa you do of your doctor. I study each case by itself and give it the treatment It ought to have. I do my work well and charge only reason able fees, because I want con tinned patronage. I doNire not only to hold my present patients) but I want their children and their friends to come to me. That is my incentive to give YOU good dentistry at the price you should pay. I make a specialty of crown and bridge work. ' I make no charge for con sultation. DR. FICKES, nentist. 838 Bee Bldg. 'Phone Douglas 637. Shinier & Chase Go, Boilders of Modern Houses "Be it ever so humble There's no place like home." Your means must determine th size of your Investment Uuppl ness and contentment la quite aa often found in a cottage aa a palace. Draw a pencil sketch of the nous you would build. Wi develop ideas and relieve you of all the details of construction. SKIL1ER & CHASE CO. Building Sites, Suburban Acreage, Hones 1609 Farnam. Ground Floor Douglas 3867 mnitsyi Street, Omaha, Neb. 3