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THE OMAHA DAILY BEF.t SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1007.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA
COUNCIL
Offtea, IB et
MlilOR MKJtTIOS.
tavin, drugs.
Stockert sells carpets.
Pumps, J. Zoller Mt, Co.
Kd Rogers' Tony Faust beer.
Fine engravings at Lefferf.
Bee Schmidt elegant new photo.
BI T BORWICK B Pl'RK PAINTS.
FETLR8RN A 8CHOENINO SELL JIUG8
licwla Cutler, funeral director, 'phone 7.
Woodrln- Undertaking- company. Tel. .
Ftrture framing. C E. Aleaander, 331 Bwy.
Oarden hns from "c per foot to 22Hc foot.
Petersen A Behoenlna; Co.
DIAMONDS AS AN INVESTMENT.
TALK TO l-KFr'KRT ABOUT IT.
BIDWEISER BOTTLKD BEER 18
SERVF.n ONLY AT FlRSr-CLAPS BARS
AND CAFfc.8. L. ROSKNFELD CO.. AgtS.
Oarden hose from "c per foot to tSMfi foot
Petersen & echoenlns Co.
Bluff City Masonic io1re will meet In
special communication thtfc evening for
work In the first degree.
Vt. M. E. O'Keefe has resigned as In
terne at Merry hospital and has beeh suc
ceeded by Dr. L. T. Moore.
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. FUcklnger and aon ar
rived horns yesterday morning from an at
tended trip to Pacific coast points.
The rase against William Watton and
Moll Hind, charged with beating their
horses with shovels, waa dismissed for
want of evidence.
J. 8. Hughes of the Standard Manufac
turing company haa been railed to Oska
lnnaa by the denth of his father, which oc
curred Wednesday.
Tou get the lowest price, easiest terms
and bet guarantee on your piano when
you purrlinae of A. Hospe Co., 14 South
Main street, Council Bluffs.
The Podge Light guard, forming Com
pany L, Fifty-fifth regiment. Iowa National
guard, has received Us new equipment of
uniforms, guns and other supplies.
8. A. MoClure flled an Information In the
court of Justice Oreene yesterday charging
Elliott JelTers, a neighbor, with damming
up the Pettlbona dltcb In the vicinity of
Avenue H.
Judge Smith McPherson was In the city
yesterday for a short time to enter soma
orders In the McPherson bankruptcy case
relative to the new bond required of Wil
liam Arts of Carroll.
Owing to delay In preparing the base, the
dedication of the new fountain presented
by the National Humane alliance, to be
placed at Broadway and Fourth street, haa
been tiostponed until some day next week.
It had been proposed to have It tonight.
Before getting your upholstering, mat
tress making, repairing and reflnlshtng
done get the prices of the Morgan 1'p
holstarlng company, S31 Broadway, neat
to Alexander's art store. Telephone for
quick orders. Bell, 393; Independent, 270
red. Mrs. Thomas Maloney and two daugh
ters. Mr. and Mrn. Charles Hammel and
daughter, Mrs. Painter Knox, Miss Hattle
Groneweg and Herman Oroneweg formed
Jolly party which left yesterday for a
solaurn of several weeks at -Jefferson lake,
Minnesota.
Several adjusters are In the city engaged
In settling the loss on the Bluff City laun
dry, which was seriously damaged bv Are
Inst Saturday morning, following the blow
ing of the safe by burglars. It Is ex
pected that It will take two or three days
before the adjustment Is completed.
I. N. Fllcklnper. lured by the tales of
Mg catches of bass, gathered his piscatorial
Impedimenta together yesterday morning
and hied himself toward Shell Lake, Minn.,
to Join Judge Wheeler of the district court,
who, according to all accounts received
here, Is rapidly decimating the finny tribe
there.
A marriage license was Issued yesterday
to L. Q. Jones, aged 24. and Julia Stein,
aged 23. both of Denver, Colo. They were
married by Rev. Henry DeLong at his of
fice In thi court house and were very
anxious to keep the fart out of the news
papers. It was the bride's second mar
riage. I R. Bloedel. one of the ealoonmen at
Cut-Off lake, charged with lifting the lid
last Sunday, was fined $26 and coeta In
roltee court yesterday morning. Larson,
ha other saloon keeper charged with a
similar offense, failed to put In an appear
ance, but the police will see to It that
he Is on hand this morning.
At a Joint meeting yesterday afternoon of
the officers of the Street Fair and Carni
val comnany and the executive committee
of the Commercial club, all arrangements
for the good roads convention to be held
during carnival week were left with tlje
executive committee of the Commercial
eluh and Congressman W. I Smith and
Colonel W. F. Baker of the Board of Su
pervisors. Closing Oat All Hot Weather Goods.
Hammocks, lawn swings, croquet sets.
Ice cream freeaers, lawn mowers, gasoline
stoves, ovens, grass hooks, screen doors,
poultry netting, etc. J. Zoller Mer. Co.,
lob, 102. 104 and 10( Broadway. Three
'phones; call $20.
Petersen & Schoenlng sell matting.
Full line of refrigerators. Petersen &
Schoenlng.
PICNIC PROVES TO BE A PLEASURE
First Methodist Sunday School Has an
Ideal Gotta.
The annual picnic of the Sunday school
and congregation of Broadway Methodist
church In Falrmount park waa attended by
over 300 members, young and old and a
genuine old-fashioned outing was the result.
The races and other sports proved th big
feature of the outing, although the supper
spread under the trees at the close was
much enjoyed by all. The following ta the
summary or sports ana winners or tne vari
ous' events!
Ple-eatlng- contest: Silver medal won by
Robert Daniels, donated by Rev. O'May.
Fifty-yard dash for girls under 15: Won
by Grace Saunders; hatpin donated by John
Bene company.
Hundred-yard dash for boys: Silk necktie,
donated by Joe Smith A Co., won by Early
Ilsker.
Fifty-yard dash for girls over I! Rug do
nated by F. H. Orcutt A Son, won by Mrs.
H. D. Howard.
Potato race: Gold cuff buttons, donated by
jacquemin o.. won ny Kdwln Perry.
Kjte race for girls: Won by Addle Howe;
bonbons, donated by M. L Alllshouse com
pany. Sack rare for men and boys: Cutlery, do
nated by Charles Swalne, won by Robert
Dnnlels,
Thre -legged rare for bovn' Soda checks,
donated by Clark Drug company, won by
brubert and Boyne.
Orange hob for boys and girls: The or
anges donated by the Sunday school. Won
by several.
Hundred-yard dash for church officials:
Potted fem. donated by J. F. Wilcox, won
by Dr. J. H. Gasaon.
Fox and hounds, open to all: Two pounds
of bonbons, donated by John O. Woodward,
won by Cloy Countryman and Bertha Kis
sel Children's race, ages 1 to (: Bead chain,
donated by A. E. Hunter, and soda checks,
donated by Brunson Drug company; won
by Benjamin Johnson and Lueile Wortman.
Measuring race for boys: Won by Robert
Daniels; Jackknlfe, donated by Charles
Swalne.
Washlac Machlaa Specials.
From $3.50 to $17.60. Ask to see the
On Minute. Price, $10.00, delivered to
your beuse or trial. J. 'Zoller Mar. Co.,
100, 103. 104 and 106 Broadway. 'Phone
$30.
Lt oa make your glasses and take care
of your eyes for on year without extra
chars.. Dr. W. W. Magarrell, Optometrist,
10 Pearl street
MIS8 MARGARETS) MORKHOUBB.
teauhsr of piano and accompaniment M0
Frank street. Ind., 10M; Ball, K
Clrv Scavengers.
I doraM and cattle hau'ad trea of ahavg.
IVJBrifS. mmitwm, mwwmi-w wm mn tWW
but.; clean vaults and ceaspoola. AU
work don Is guaranteed,
f'.lla voniDtlf attaa4a4 aa.
ltd. Phone IMS T Bell Red 1111
BUtLHLOCK. A (ilfiSO.
! ssSBMBMsawtw nam n i mi mui u smjiM.it 1 1 siwbt
BLUFFS
8t. Tal. 4.
BODY FOUND UNDER TREES
Boyi Discover Dead Man and Report
it to the Police.
EVIDENTLY CASE OF SUICIDE
Nothing; on His Person Which t.ivcs
a Cine to His Identity evidently
IIa4 Been Where Found (or
Several Days.
The body of an unidentified man waa dis
covered yesterday afternoon under a tree
near the bank Of the. Missouri river about
fifty yards north of the street railway com
pany's bridge in Council Bluffs. Everythlns
Indicates the man committed suicide by
drinking carbolic acid. One flask which
still contained a small quantity of the acid
was found on the ground beside the body
and another bottle such as used by drug
gists half full of the deadly poison was In
a pocket of the coat. The man la believed
to have been dead four or five days.
The body was first noticed by Walter
Short, 121 Palmer avenue, and Max Wheeler,
1701 Second avenue, two boys who were
playing near the river bank. They were
afraid to approach close to the body to
ascertain whether the man was asleep or
dead, but hastened back to town and re
ported the matter to the police.
Detectives Callaghan and Wilson were
sent to Investigate and they discovered
the body at the place drsrrlbed by the hoys.
The man was lying on his left side under a
tree, with copies of an Omaha evening
paper of last Friday and Saturday spread
under him. Near the body were two pint
flasks, one of which had contained whisky
and was empty, while the other which had
contained carbolic acid had a few drops
left In It. That the body had been there
several days, probably since Saturday
flight, the date of the latest of the two
papers on which he was lying, waa evi
denced by the condition of the body.
The body was taken to Cutler's under
taking rooms by order of Coroner Trey
nor. The dead man evidently waa a la
borer, but there was nothing by which he
could be Identified. There were no papers
or marks of any kind on the clothing. In
the pockets wera found $1.(6 In money, some
tobacco, a Jack knife and two email
packets which apparently contained medi
cine of some kind.
The man appears to have been about 46
years of age, snd Is about 5 foot 10 In
helghth, haa reddish hair with eyebrows
and heavy moustache of the same color.
The clothing: was that of a working man.
Including a black satteen shirt, and was
much bedraggled from having been out in
the heavy 'rains of the last few days.
IIS 1-3 Per Cent Having; on Hammocks.
A late shipment received. At our
marked prices you will save 33 V per
cent from regular values. J. Zoller Mer.
Co., 100, 102, 104 and 106 Broadway.
'Phone 320. i
C. Hafer of Council Bluffs. Ia., sells direct
to the farmer and stockman.
Ice cream flavored with pure vanilla;
something1 that will please you. Purity
Candy Kitchen, W Broadway.
Three Railroads Sard.
The Great Northern, the Illinois Central,
the Union Pacific and the Chicago & North
western Railway companies are made de
fendants In suits brought yesterday in the
federal court In this city In the name of the
United 8tates of America, claiming of each
of the four railroads $500 as penalty for
holding live stock In ahlpment over their
lines on cars more than twenty-eight hours
without being unloaded for rest and feed,
contrary to the statute governing the ship
ment and transportation of live stock.
The suits, the allegations In each being
the same, are based upon the complaint of
Fred Boterman, a shipper of live stock. He
charges that stock loaded at Davis, S. D.,
for shipment to Chicago was kept on the
cars for thirty and one-half hours before
being unloaded for rest and feed.
Attorney Oeneral Charles J. Bonaparte
and Marcellus L. Temple, United States at
torney for the southern district of Iowa,
appear for the United States In the four
cases.
Upholstering-.
George W. Klein. 19 South Main street
'Phones: Ind., 710 Black; Bell, 648.
CARRIAGES ALWAYS READY. CALL
$71. BOTH 'PHONES, GRAND LIVERY,
J. W. AND ELJKEB E. MINNICK, PRO
PRIETORS. Real Batata Transfers.
These transfers were reported to The Bee
July II by the Pottawattamie County Ab
stract company of Council Bluffs:
Henry Sperling and wife to N. C.
I Thompson, sVs lot , block 4, Myn-
ster s ana., w. a xi.ow
Mary Schmidt and husband to Trevnor
Savings bank, lots 25. 26, 27. 28 and
2. block 1. Trevnor. w. d 916
Henry Holtzfastar et al to John D.
; Harmon, lot 8, Judson's Grand View
add., Neola, W. d 850
F. T. True and wife to Harry M.
Miller, lot 3 In subdlv. of oullot C,
John Johnson's add., w. d 450
Psul I. Van Order to Otto Jt. Voll-
; stedt, lots K and . block (, Higli-
1 land Place, w. d 126
, Elisa L. Neas to Otto E. Vollstedt, lot
12. block 33. Ferry add., w. d 110
J. M. Matthews and wife to William
Arna, 101 zz ana a, diock zs. umana
add., . w. d 40
Je"-lca J. Sledentopf and husband and
Ellen M. 8. Haas and husband to
Carlyon E. Alexander, lot S in old
filat lot 171 and lot 1 In old plat lot
It, q. e. d 1
Eight transfers, total $3,491
Office ?ar tor Rent.
Eight feet wide, eighteen feet long, en
ground floor, opposite Nebraska Telephone
building, 1( Soott street; central location;
only one-half block from Broadway. Ev
erything new, electric light; for $8 a month.
Omaha Bee., 16 Scott street.
Nela-hhara Object to Saloon.
Martin Mortensen, who was granted by
the city council at its last session a permit
to conduct a saloon at Sixteenth avenue and
Eighth street, already has trouble on his
shoulder. A few days ago It was an
nounced that certain property owners In
that "neighborhood objected to the opening
of a saloon there and yesterdsy suit was
brought In the district court to enjoin Mor
tensen and Ms wife, Marie Mortanaen, from
selling liquor at the place named. Matilda
Hansen appears as plaintiff.
Job lot gasoline stoves slightly shop
worn; must b ' cleaned out; your own
price. Petersen A Schoenlng.
N. Y. Plumbing Co.. Tel. SO- Night. L 60S.
Seortaa; for Wlf Beater.
When M. L Nixon waa "brought before
Judge Snyder In pollc court yesterday
morning charged with beating his wife the
recital of th woman's woes caused the
court to remark to th defendant, "There
ought to be a whipping pot for fellows
like you. Th only thing that would deter
maa like you from beating his wtfii
would be th disgrace of a public whip
ping." Th evidence showed that Wednes-
day night Nixon on returning home some
what the worse for liquor proceeded to
break up the furniture and after klrklng
his mother-in-law out of the house vented
his rage upon his unfortunate wife.
OTHER PEOPLE IDKXTIFV STEVENS
Feeltna A an Inst II I in Strong, tint No
Violence la Feared.
R. W. Stevens, the linotype mschlnlst
charged with attempted assault on Alma
Dohse, the 11-year-old daughter of Henry
Dohse, Wednesday evening In Falrmount
park, where he had forced the child to
accompany him, was arraigned before
Judge Snyder in police court yesterday
and lils preliminary hearing set for thla
morning. His bond was fixed at $1,600.
hut no attempt was made by Stevens to
furnish It.
Stevejis took his arrest very coolly
Wednesday night and declined to say any
thing except to deny the charge. When
taken Into custody at his room by De
tective Weir, Stevens merely remarked,
"In the tolls again."
Not only waa Stevens fully Identified
by the little girl, but also by several
who saw him leading the child from the
alley back of the Kiel hotel. The child's
story, as told yesterday morning to Judge
Snyder, left no doubt of the man's in
tentions, and but for the child's frantic
screams, which frightened him oft, h
probably would have accomplished his
purpose. The child stated that '25 cents
which her fsther had given her and which
she was carrying In her hand waa taken
by Stevens. She also stated that when
she first commenced to scream Stevens
slapped her In the face.
Feeling against Stevens was strong yes
terday morning and a large number of
men gathered at police headquarters prior
to his arraignment, but It Is not thought
ony attempt will be made to Interfere
with the low taking Its course. It was
on June IT that Stevens was arrested
charged with the assault on little Chris
tine Chrlstensen and a month later to tho
day he Is again arrested on a similar
charge, his Intended victim, as It la al
leged, being also but 11 years of age.
Counsel for Stevens stated yesterday
that It would' be shown that Stevens
was not In the vicinity of Willow avenue
and Main street at the time alleged. The
police, however, say they have evidence
to the effect that Stevens waa seen there
Just prior to the yime Dohse hitched his
team, leaving his little daughter In the
wagon while he and a friend went Into
a nearby saloon to take a drink. Stevens
was arrested on the description given of
her assailant by the child.
Bourlclus carries the best asaortment of
strings for sll musical Instruments, vio
lins, etc., 335 Broadway.
Garden hose from 7c per foot to 22He foot
Petersen & Schoenlng Co.
Trains Block Crossing-.
The crossing at Main street and Six
teenth avenue, according to a report by
police officers, was blocked last night at
about 8 o'clock for twenty-seven minutes
by a Rock Island freight train. The Sixth
street crossing was similarly blocked at
the same time. Cars to and from Manawa
were block, seriously Interfering with the
running schedule and vehicles, and several
automobiles were stalled In consequence.
Detective Weir Was dispatched to the scene
and he succeeded In having the train cut
and the two crossings opened, after somw
parleying. The name cf the engineer, 11
Is said, was secured by the officer, and a
member of the city council stated last night
that at the meeting of the city council
next Monday he would move for the prose
cution Of the persons responsible for tho
blockade. Under the city ordinance rail
roads are not permitted to block the cross
ing for over five minutes at a time.
Prisoner Taken to See the Town.
SIOUX CITY, la., July 18.-Matt Klein,
held for robbery of the Winnebago, Neb.,
bank, and denied ball by the Iowa su
preme court, was taken by his Jailer, Hugh
McDougall, for a tour of the red light
district during the early hours thla morn
ing. After calling on the colored woman
who was with him when arrested for
burglary, Klein went elsewhere, stirring
the Jealousy of the first woman, who went
Into the street and wept loudly over his
perfidy. This gave the snap away and
Klein was hustled back to Jail. The affair
has created a sensation about the court
house.
Iowa New Note.
FORT DODGE Because the Fort Dodge
Light and Power company Insisted on
charging the maximum rates for gas and
lectrlcity the city council at a meeting
Wednesday instructed the city attorney to
begin ouster proceedings against the com
pany for the violation of Its franchise.
LOGAN Rev. E. Bodenham, who for
several years has been pastor of the Logan
Baptist church has resigned, his resigna
tion taking effect about .the first of Oc
tober. Bodenham came to .Logan from
Fremont and has given the best satisfac
tion. He Is undecided where he will next
locate.
ATLANTIC The body of Willis Wske
fleld, a former resident of this county, will
arrive In this city from Denver, where he
died of pneumonia, and Interment will take
place in the Atlantic cemetery at once.
Mr. Wakefield was formerly u prominent
farmer of thla county, but seventeen years
ago moved west,
ATLANTIC In line with their policy of
Improvement, that has been In vogue here
for the last year, the Rock Island road
haa commenced the erection of a new coal
chute here on the aite of the old, one. It
will be an automatic device, run bv a
gasoline engine, and will have a capacity
of 170 tons of coal. It will require but
three men to operate It.
LOGAN Charles H. Coleman, owner of
one of the principal restaurants, and the
only bakery in Logan, has sold th estab
lishment to Henry A. Helm, who will take
Immediate charge and consolidate with his
own restaurant. Lynn J. Irwin of Logan,
win open a new arug atore in woodbine.
O. A. Belknap will have his new china and
crockery atore open In Logan In a few
days. It will occupy the lower story of the
Oil Fellows' hall. William Brown has sold
his ligun livery stable to James O'Neill.
IOWA CITY Two well known boot ball
stars mourn the loss of a mother today.
Mis. David Griffith, whose son has been
prominent In 1'nlverslty of Iowa athletics
for several years, died Iset nlt'ht after a
short Illness. A few hours later Mrs. M.
W. Raiuiey, widow of Dr. Ranni-y, the
ptoneei superintendent of the aavlum for
the Insane at Mt. Pleasant, died her dnmlse
occurring 'ihursday morning. Young Han
ney is on the foot bsll eleven, and. like
Griffith, ia prominent in the college.
ATLANTIC A prominent business man
went to Avoca yesterday, where he n
I niarrl.il to one of the popular young women
; of Atlantic by Rev. Mr. Btlllngsley of this
I place. The marriage waa strictly private
and was performed at tne hotel in Avoca.
ii came as a great surprise to their many
friends In this plate. The brldo and gro:u
were lxu Neff, a popular cloth I m man
of this place, and Miss Allc Llndemsn.
Jhe same day Dr. C. U. Clark, a prominent
youns physician of thla place, was married
to Mis Anna Thompson at Wlota. Both
ar prominent In Atlantic society and
business circles and will make their future
homes her.
ATLANTIC Several suits have been set
tled out of court and stricken from the
docket. Among the more important rases
settled were two against the Burlington
railroad for delay In shipment of stock
from Missouri points to I.wls. started by
B. J. twserr and W. E. Whipple, and an
other for loss In the delsy of a shipment
of peaches shipped to D. C. Msrlottl of
this plac. The case of A. C. Day and his
wife agulnst the city of Atlantic for $7.mi
for injuries sustained by Mrs. lay In fall
ing from a defective sidewalk waa acttled
for $luu.
If yon. hav anything to trade advertise
It In th For Rxchang columns of Th
Be Want Ad (age
.'EARS SPENT IN COURTSHIP
When Man Marries Another the Fir$t j
Lover Sue for Damages. I
. !
StJNDAY SCHOOLS ON PARADE j
Ten Thonaand 1 embers March
Throna-h Streets of T)ra Moines
and Then Participate In,
a Picnic.
(From a Starr Correspondent.)
DES MOINES. July 19.-(Special.) Miss
Winifred McKcnxle. a prominent young
school teacher of Hampton, la., filed In
the district court here today a suit for
:B.fii0 against J. B. Gray of this city for
breach of promise of marriage. The filing
of the suit discloses the fact that Gray
has been married for over a year to Miss
Marie Levtke of 1J06 East Walker street.
In this city, without his friends knowing
anything of It.
Miss McKehzle charges In her suit that
she and Gray began going together In IRK),
seventeen years ago. He Is now 00 years
old and she JO. She charges that with
promises and protestations of marriage he
put off the day and she was waiting
patiently till she learned of his elopement
to Chicago last summer and marriage there
to Miss Leveke, a school teacher of this
city. Then she started action to recover
$26,000 for her wounded feelings.
The suit la enhanced m Interest because
of the fact that Gray Is but lately fallen
heir to a considerable fortune left by his
father, who died recently worth about
$300,000. Gray la estimated to be worth at
least $100,000. Further Interest attaches to
the suit because Gray la an unele of
Harry Gray of this city, who recently set
tled a breach of promise suit by paying
Dr. Georgia Stewart of this city $1,800.
Miss McKenxle has taught for some years
In the schools of Hampton, la., and for the
last three years taught at Charter Oak, la.
Sanday School Parade.
Ten thousand Polk county Sunday school
children formed In a gigantic parade here
today and marched through the streets led
by a number of bands. The parade was
forty-five minutes In passing. It marched
from the church district at Eighth and
High to east Sixth and Walnut through
both the west and eastslde business dis
tricts and then took street cars to the
State fair grounds for a big county picnic.
Men, women and children of all ages par
ticipated. Aa they marched they sang reli
gious songs. Old people, strong In faith
but weak with the Infirmities of age, and
little children of tender years rode in car
riages and automobiles. Appropriate ban
ners proclaimed the object of the parade
and the organizations composing It.
Where ta ri,OOOt
Jesse Burrlght, an employe In the office
of the Iowa Homestead, was burled today
In Woodland cemetery, having died at one
of the city hospitals. To friends recently
he confided to having saved $5,000. Neither
the money nor any of his relatives can b
located.
Wants Swedes to Retnrn.
It develops that the visit of Mr. Lager
erantz, the Swedish minister to the United
States, to Des Moines, which he will make
In a few days Is for the purpose of Induc
ing the Swedes of America to return to the
fatherland. He Is endeavoring to learn' the
first cause of their having moved to Amer
ica In the hope of the home government
remedying the matter. Circulars from King
Oscar have been received by prominent
Swedes of this city and they are asked to
aid Mr. Lagercrantz all they possible can.
They have thus far taken no action.
Dubuque Tree Dylngr.
The oak trees In the parks of Dubuque
are dying. Leaves from the trees In var
ious stages of decay and death have been
sent to Wesley Greene, state horticultur
ist, for microscopic examination to learn.
If possible, the cause. Bacteria has been
found In them of a fungus nature, but this
Is thought to follow the death of the
leaves rather than to be the result of their
dying. The real cause cannot be learned
from the leaves, and Mr. Greene will ask
that branchs of the trees be sent to hjm.
Cattle Take Their Crops.
' Miss Edith Wragg and Miss Alta Owen,
two Des Moines girls, who took up claims
In Wyoming and are there proving up on
them, have written their friends that In
one day In the apace of a few minutes a
herd of thousands of head of cattle swooped
down on their claims and at up their
entire crop of flax.
Minister Called Hera.
Rev. J. F. Norbom, president of the
Swedish Lutheran conference of Iowa and
pastor of th church at Sioux City, was
today tendered a call to th Swedish Luth
eran church of thla city.
Sheriffs Elect Officials.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia., July 18.-Th Iowa
Stat Sheriff's association at Its annual ses
sion today elected officers aa follows:
President A. C. Coqulllette, Unn county.
Vic President Henry Kruse, Jackson
county-.
Secretary-Treasurer George Corliss, Bu
chanan county.
A resolution was unanlmoualy adopted
favoring 'he Installation of the Bertlllon
System of measurement for criminals In
every county In Iowa.
Th meetings are largely attended and
some splendid papers have been read.
Shoots Husband Irons Jealousy.
WEB6TEJI CITY. Ia., July 18.-Spclal
Telegram.) Jealouo because her husband
puld attention to another dusky bell in a
coontown show at the carnival here, Mrs.
Dick Wllllaios shot and probably fatally
woundad her husband, manager of the show
last night. The bullet entered his abdomau.
FOUR
ITALIANS CONVICTED
Kldnancra Who Killed New Orleans
Boy Escapa Capital
Sentence.
HAHNEVILLE, La.. July lfc-Two com.
panlea of militia were tonight ordered here
to protect from threatened lynching the
four Italians convicted "without capital
punishment'' of complicity In the murder
of the little Lamana boy of New Orleans,
who was kidnaped and strangled about a
month aso.
Those convicted were Mr. and Mrs. Cam
I plnsciano, Collagero Gendusa and Tony
Costa.
The verdict waa reached after the Jury
had been out forty-five mlnutea and at the
close of a four days' trial. An hour after
wards It waa reported that preparations
for a lynching tonight were under wsy, as
the failure to Inflict capital punishment
on the men was regarded as undue leni
ency. A physician of local prominence gave out
a statement declaring "that the good people
of St. Charles repudiate th verdict," and
call It a "prostitution of Justice."
Th verdict, however, was generally ac
cepted In th woman's cas.
NEW ORLEANS. July ll.-A poas I
forming at Oretna, across th liver from
New Orleana. with the avowed purpose of
making an attempt to reach Hahnevllle.
That 1 little prospect that this pose can
get to Hahnevllle by trajn nnd attempt
have been nnde to secure a tuahoat, aa
Hihnevllle Is on the river.
Meanwhile a company of militia from
New Orleans nnd one from Gretna have
stnrtcd for Mahnevllle and will reach there
by special train ahead of anyone else.
McFngrs from the Jail where the Italians
arc confined say that a crowd headed by
lending men of the parish, who early In
tho evening gathered about the Jail and
discussed whether or not the prisoners
should bo lynched, have been dispersed, and
that It Is agreed among these men that
they would neither hang the Italians or
permit any one else in their parish to do so.
RAIPE MAKES CONFESSION
Man Implicated In Conspiracy to
Steal Coal Lands Gives Detail
of Plat.
DENVER, Colo., July lfl.-W. W. Ralpe,
a mining man of Milwaukee, who was ar
rested on a federal grand Jury Indictment,
charging him and five others In connec
tion with the Federal Coal Mining com
pany with alleged fraudulent acquisition
of Routt county, Colorado, coal lands, has
given a signed statement to United States
District Attorney Cranston, In which- he
goes Into the details of the whole con
spiracy to defraud the government. Ralpe
was today taken before United States
Commissioner Hinsdale and released on
his own recognizance after agreeing lo
appear at the trial as a witness for the
government.
The W. W. Ralpe of Milwaukee, who con
fessed to complicity In the conspiracy to de
fraud the government of a large tract of
coal lands In Routt county, Colorado, was
Indicted for this conspiracy through the
efforts of Assistant Attorney Oeneral S. R.
Rush of Omaha. Kalpe was Indicted with
five others connected with the Federal Coal
Mining company of Denver. Their names
are John McMillan, C. Xt. Jones, Ellas
Arnold, Daniel Stukey and I. J. Rosenberg.
The trial of these men will begin upon the
completion of the coal land trials now on at
Cheyenne, In which Mr. Rush Is engaged.
The Denver trials will be conducted by Mr.
Rush.
INTERSTATE RATE IN EFFECT
Reduced Schedule (or Kale of Passen
ger Tickets Operates In
Seven State.
CHICAGO. July 19. New Interstate pas
senger rates between all points In Illinois,
Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, Wisconsin and
North and South Dakota were made effec
tive at midnight last night. This reduces
Interstate passenger rates to the basis of 2
cents a mile except in -Wisconsin and the
Dakotas, where the rates are based on 2
cents a mile.
The law recently passed In Wisconsin,
making the rate 2 cents a mile will be
come effective August U and ratea to points
In that state then will be further reduced.
Friday waa the date agreed upon by tho
railroads for the establishment of the In
terstate ratea between the states In which
the legislatures had enacted the S-cent pas
senger laws. This agreement Included all
the points except Nebraska, although it
did Include the Missouri river points In
Nebraaka. The railroads Friday were
selling tickets from Omaha to all points
In Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota and Illinois
at 2 cents a mile and from points In those
states to Omaha at $ cents a mile, but
the tickets were not being sold from those
states to points within Nebraska at 2
cents a mile. Through tickets could be
bought at the Interstate rat to Omaha
plus the local to the desired station.
HOT WAVE ALONG ATLANTIC
Three Deaths and Fifty Prostrations
from Heat and Humidity in
Nvr York.
NEW YORK, July 19. The crest of the
hot wave that reached town yesterday
touched this summer's record mark of 89
at noon today. Then the temperature
dropped to 75 this evening, where It stood
at midnight. Three deaths were reported
to the police as having been due directly
or Indirectly to the heat and humidity,
while some fifty cases of prostrations were
treated at the hospitals.
WASHINGTON, July 19. Washington
sweltered today with the mercury In the
downtown thermometers reaching 98 de
grees at 1 p. m., and remaining at this
point for more than two hours. A number
of heat prostrations were reported. Tho
official record shows 79 at 8 p. m., after a
storm which ended In a heavy rain In tho
southeast section of the city.
BOSTON, July 18. Three deaths and a
dozen prostrations from heat was the
record In this city and suburbs today.
COAL MEN ARE ON TRIAL
Evidence that Wyoming Operator
Secured Title to Land by
Irrea-nlar Methods.
CHEYENNE. Wyo., July 19. A number
of witnesses were examined today In the
rasa of E. E. Longabaugh, E. M. Holbrook
and Robert McPhlllamy, on trial In the
United States district court on the charge
of conspiracy to defraud the government
of coal lands in Sheridan county, Wyo.
Th principal witness was Mrs. Anna
McGee of Sheridan, mother of Longabaugh.
She testified that she had filed on sixty
acres of coal land and had transferred the
land to the Wyoming Coal Mining company,
which la owned, by the defendants. She
RATES REDUCED
VIA
S
ILLM0I
EFFECTIVE JULY !9th
$10.00 -Will be the Rate o.... 'ChlCagO
No. 4 "Chicago Day Express' leaves 7:20 A. M.
No. 2 "Chicago Limited" leaves..., 6:00 P. M.
$7.00
..Will b th
Xo. 4 "Minneapolis Day Express" leaves 7:20 A. M.
Xo. 32 "Minneapolis Limited" leaves "8:30 P. M.
Tickets at City Ticket Office, 1402 Farnam St., of at
Union Station.
refused to ssy what ray she received for
filing on and transferring Ihe lend until
conipell.d to by the court, when she stated
that her compensation did not exceed &ori.
PeuJamln D. Chase testified that MrPhll
lamy had supplied him with money for
making entry upon a homestead and that
he transferred the land lo the Wyoming
Coal Mining company for the sum of $fi60.
Th government probably will rest It
caso tomorrow.
WORK OF THE WOMEN'S CLUBS
Warm Weather Activity la
rl a Part of the
Country.
Undaunted by the southern heat, the Era
club of New Orleans has derided to con
tinue Its meetings during th summer, w ith
two object In view, to secure the appoint
ment of women on the New Orleans Ttoard
Of Education and to Increase the member
Ship of the club to 1.00ft. The club's civic
committee Is conducting campaign for
th screening of all public markets and
all cisterns. Another committee Klyea Its
constant attention to the Juvenile court.
At Its last meeting the club voted to give
ten minutes of each session to a discussion
of woman suffrage and authorized the use
of funds to organise suffrage clubs through
out the state. Miss Kate Gordon Is to
have charge of this organisation.
How. to present club reports in a more
attractive manner to the biennial conven
tion of the General Federation of Women's
Clubs has long been one of the perplexing
problems of th program committee and
that It promised solution at the Boston
biennial next June. In th past an after
noon or evening has been devoted to re
ports from the forty-seven tata federa
tions and this has been tedious. At Boston
three or four reports will be given each
day at the Opening of the program, and In
this way vary the monotony.
Mrs. Fred Patterson of Oinaha will go to
Beatrice today to speak before the Chau
tauqua Saturday, under the auspices of the
State Woman's Christian Temperance union,
which, 1 contributing to each day's pro
gram. Mra. Patterson, who Is recording
secretary of the state organisation, will
speak on "Heredity." Mrs. Frances Iteve
rldge Heald, president of the state organiza
tion, and other prominent state temperance
workers are also on the program.
Recent resolutions of the Kentucky Fed
eration of Women's Clubs advocating
school suffrage for women of that state
have had one Immediate result In the offer
of th republican city committee of Pa
ducah to permit the ' women's clubs and
High School Alumnae association to name
the ten candidates for school trustees to be
elected In the autumn, without regard to
th party affiliations of the candidates.
The City Federation of Women's Clubs of
Topeka, Kan., has decided to follow the
plan of several other large western clubs
and open a lace station. The plan origi
nated In Los Angeles, where a wealthy
Russian woman has had sent to her largo
quantities of laces made by Russian wo
men. These are aold by the various lace
stations established by the club women.
REAL ESTATE MEN'S PICNIC
Members nnd Friend of Real Estate
Exchange Spend Day at
Bellevae.
The Omaha real estate men, with their
wives and children and friends, forgot
about lota and houses Thursday and played
all day in the shade at Bellevue. It was
the annual picnic of the Omaha Real Gstate
exchange the thirteenth annual picnic, says
Secretary Harry Tukey, who, though h has
no record of so many picnics. Is determined
not to let Ak-Sar-Bon monopolise th mys
tic number "18."
The picnic was held on the Bellevue as
sembly grounds, which are grassy and well
shaded. At :0 the first detachment of
merrymakers left Omaha, and small parties
went at Intervals until the middle of the
afternoon. Two barrels of lemonade wet
the throat of the thirsty and at dinner and
supper big baskets poured their plenty on
the plcnlo tables. For those who neglected
to bring anything to eat there was the din
ing room of the college dormitory.
Dr. W. H. Betz welcomed the picnickers
In the name of the town of Bellevue, and
President 8. P. Bostwlck of the exchange
responded. It was too wet to play ball In
the morning, so the afternoon was given to
th sports.
There were two games of ball, the most
amusing being between W. O. Shrlver's
"Kids" and F. D. Weed's "Fast Boys." The
batteries were Stoltenberg and Wallace for
the "Kids" and G. Benson and Bostwlck
for th "Fast Boys." Th features of this
game were the barn running of "Shorty"
Frenzer and the batting of Captain Wead.
The Shiivers won by a score of 6 to $.
There was a program of race. In which
E. A. Benson ran a better race than he
did for the mayoralty, In which the spec
tators saw fifteen women toeing the scratch
and panting for the tape, and In which
two of Omaha's best sprinters, Hugh Wal
lace and Grant Benson, showed which was
best man.
The events, with firsts and seconds, wer
aa follows:
Boys' race: Arthur Patten, Paul Bostwlck.
Fat men's race: E. A. Benson, S. A.
Croseman.
Women's rsee: Miss Dorothy Hansen,
Miss Beulah Bhtmer.
Girls' race: Mary Spauldlng. Stella Evera.
Tan men's race: Hugh Wallace, Grant
Benaon.
Isles' tack race: Miss Madeline Hillls,
twenty-four tacks a minute: Miss Chapman,
twenty-thre tacks a minute.
CENT
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Ra,;" Minneapolis
SAMUEL NORTH,
District Passenger Agent,
Omaha, Neb.
Where fo Find
The Bee When
You Travel
Atlantic City, N. J.
Maaa k Taylor, 10 OooawUl At,
Boston, Mass.
Yendom Hotel.
Tourstns Hotel Hew Stand,
Touog- s Hotel Xews Btaaa.
Buffalo, N. Y.
Oan Hotel.
Hotel Iroquois Mews StaaA.
Hotel Iukfytt Itws Stand.
Samuel Conn, 136 mi loot St.
Jas. X O'Xasf, Mala ana Oourt.
Chicago, 111.
Anditorlnm Jrews Stand.
Aadltorlam aim Mwa Stand.
Jo. Heron, Mw Staao, Jaoaaoa
IMaxnorn.
Qreat northern Hotel Hrwa Stand.
Vost Office Mews Stand. 17. Smi
Grand Faolflo Hotel Hews Stand.
Stratford Hotel Hw Stand.
Valvar Hons Sm Stand.
Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sinton Hotel Vwa Stand.
Hovlln Hotel Hw Stand
St. Mloholas Hotel Maw Stand.
Cleveland, Ohio.
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Antlef Hews Stauu.
A. O. Wris-h.
K. K. Hll Co.
Denver, Colo.
S. Hie.
Krndrtok Book and Stat. Co , 14 ITtt
Cltreet.
H. V. Hansen,
Itrown faiao Hot).
Des Moines, Iowa.
Mom Xonn, SIS H. Bad St.
Hotel Ohambeilain Kws StaS4
Kirk wood Hotel Hews Stand.
STry Hotel Haw Stand.
Mose Jaoobs, 30 eta St.
1 Paso, Texas.
a. ac rorbaa.
Excelsior Springs, Mo.
T, M. Applerat.
Slak and Clnjrr.
Tort Worth, Texaa
rt. Worth Haws Co.
Goldfield, Nev.
X.ouis Folia,
Hot Springs, Ark.
T. T. Marks, 830 Central At.
X. H. Wyatt, 680 Central AT
C H. Wearer Co.
Hot Springs, S. D.
29 mil Kaxfens.
Kansas City, Mo.
Union At. Mews Co OpposM Ualoaj
Station.
Toma Hw Oo 9th aad Main.
Hlcksecker Clrar Co, th and Walaa
Kicks ok r oi ar Oo , lata aad Wain at
Bald' Hew Arnoy, 818 Wall St.
Jenkins Cla" Co., ttth and Wain ok.
Baltimore Hotl Hw Stand.
Midland Hotel Mews Stand.
Hotel Hupyer.
Los Angeles, CaL
H. H. Amos.
Ana-lna Hotel Hews Stand.
Alsaandrla Hotel Haws Btan4
I, ankers him Hotel Hws Stand.
Westminster Hotel Hw swand
Memphis, Tenn.
World Haws Co.
Milwaukee, Wis.
Hotel mtr Hews Stand.
Vrank Mulkaro, Brand AT, and S BSa
St.
Minneapolis, Minn.
Oentnry Hew Oo, S S, Srd .
MlanaapoUa Stationary Oa, 839 rrt
pin At.
M. J. HaTanang-n, 48 S. Srd St
Wast Hotel Haw Stand.
Hotel Opera Hw Stand, 881 1st ATa-
South.
Mt. Clements, Mich,
b. h. laohtir Co.
New York City, N. Y.
Breadway Theater Hews Stand.
Imp rial Hotel Haw Stand.
Knickerbocker Hotel Sews StaU
Hoffman Kouso Haw Stand.
Orand Union XoUi Hews Stand,
ktouand House jnws Stand.
M array Hull Hw Stand.
Belmont Hotel Htr Stand.
Waldorf-Astoria Hw Stand.
Manhattan Hotel Hews Stand.
Aator Hons Mew Stand.
New Orleans, La,
St. OharlM Kol Hews Stand.
Norfolk, Va.
Votts ll Boeder.
J Sohaldr Ii C
Oakland, Cal.
Amos Haw Co.
Hal Haw Co, SM Tta St.
Ogden, Utah.
W. A. Taylor, 04SS Grant Eft,
X. X.. Boyle, 110 BOta St.
Gray Mews Oo, Depot Hew BtsaV
Goddard Bros , aea aatfc s.
Philadelphia, Pa.
Fnn Hws Co.
BellsTU Stratford Hotel Hwws sTtiad.
Walton Hotel Hew stand.
Pittsburg, Pa.
H. A. S chafer Haers Co.. SOT trd Ar
ft. ntt Hots Hew Stand.
Hotel Henry am Btaaa.
Portland, Ore.
Carl Jones, 875 WhL, oss
Howuaa w Co.
Oregon Hews Co 147 8th St.
St. Joseph, Mo.
J. Brfr, 818 Sdmand St.
St. Louis, Mo.
Southern Hotel Hww Stand.
Plantar Hotel Hews Stand.
Hotel Jllia Hew Staad.
B. T. Jett
O. T. Graham,
St. Paul, Minn.
H. St. Maria.
O. I.. Miller.
Byaa Hotel Hw Staad
Sacramento, CaL
Amos Hews Oa,
Salt Lake City, Utah.
Hosenell et Hansen.
Hotel B-aBUford Jlww Staad.
San Diego, CaL
B. H. Aanoa.
San Francisco, Cal.
H. Wheatley Kews Stand.
United w Auts, 11 V Bddy.
Aino Hw Co.
Hotel St. frauds Hews Stand.
Mew Faiaoe Hol Hews StaaA
lalrmout Hotel Hww Stead.
Seattle, Wash.
4ohn Jefferson.
International Hew Oa, 1388H Sad
At
Aotn Hw Co.
rrsna H. Wilson. 907 nil St.
Valuer Hotel Mw Stand.
Bauer Hotel Mews Stand.
Sioux City, Iowa.
Weart Hotel Hews Staad.
Moadonila Hotel Mew Staad.
Gerald ritsarlBBaa Mews Staad
Spokane, Wash.
Jeka W. Graham.
Wla Wrld Mew Os, ltTVi
Taooxna, Wash.
Ieople Mew Co
Washington, D. 0.
falrfaa Hotal Hews Btevnd.
K-ew Wlllard Hotel Mews StaaA.
Hew Balalra Hotet Hew tries
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