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THE OMAHA DAILY BEEi WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 1907.
COST- OF DISTRIBUTING OIL Belatire Expense of Wagoni and Freight Shipment!. STANDARD HAS CHEAPO METHOD Tratlasonr Takes Be far Railway Casaaslssloa ladlcatea This Grata Esraaaga Coaiplalat . AatUed. ' ' (From a Btafl Correspondent.) LINCOLN. Neb., Aug. 17. (Special Tela gram. It costs lesa to haul oil In tank wsgons between email towns of Nebraska than It doe to ahlp oil by freight. Thla waa tha evidence brought out before the Nebraska railway commissioners thla morning In tha hearing on the complaint of tba independent oil companies that the rates charged by Nebraska roads are ex tortlonata. The complaining companies In troduced all their testimony during the mornlne aeaslon and the roads are having their Inning this afternoon. Tha testimony brought out Indirectly opinions as to the best methods of trans porting oil from a standpoint of expense. Tha railroad men were of tha belief that tank wagons fot short hauls were better even than their own lines. . . . Frank B. Ftetter; secretary of the Na tional Refining company of Cleveland, tes tified that It oost the Standard Oil com pany to deliver oil In wagons of ten barrel capacity, counting coat of team, labor and all expense, between $2.50 to 13 for each twenty miles. The testimony showed the same oil could not be shipped by train for less than lew The Independent companies were thus at a disadvantage of between K and S3 as compared with the Standard company. EJ. S. Kenterer, a merchant of Kearney, testified that the Standard Oil company made deliveries of oil by wagon, for which he paid from 10 to 1&V4 cents a gallon, and for which he received from 15 to 30 cents a gallon. He was obliged to pay the Inde pendent companies from 18 to 20 cents a gallon for oil and retailed their product at 8 cents a gallon. The testimony brought out that the equipment of the Standard Oil company was devised with a view to savins; all pos sible expense, the representatives of tho railroads agreeing with the company and 'offering no redress for the Independent concerns. The railroad attorneys tried to show that the Independent oil companies were trying to arrange freight rates so they could compete with the Standard's tank lines. They showed by a witness. that-of the-ar-rels of oil shipped In Nebraska the Stand ard shipped SO per cent and the Independent only 20 per cent. They contended there fore that the lower rates would be of greater benefit to the Standard OH com pany, notwithstanding Its tank lines. H. M. Smbry freight agent of the Rock Island testified that If the rates in ft anna flxed by the legislature mamainiea in an the state his road would go Into the hands ofa receiver. lie had not tested this law In the courts he said, because of the in flamed condition of the minds of the people, but very shortly he thought a suit would be brought to test the rate law. ' MeVaaa Ansends Complaint. E. J. -McVann, secretary of. the Omaha Grain . exchange, amended his complaint lscrlmnatton of the Great Northern road t..... ."wn b I, In f,vnii nf InnnD rw 1 1 1 In MIWV VH'OI t" ,a.u. " - .......... , . ... grain shipments .to make tha complaint run a-alnat tha Wllmar eV Slpux Falls rpaUHe feared that, the Older prohibiting ' dlac'rbnthatlon.' which was" made ' against inn VJI irai kuiuidiu VJi, " v v. v " garded by the Great Northern on tho Ne brahska lines on the technical theory that the lines lrt Nebraska are a separate cor poration " i . ' ' Flgkt chaylcv Saloons. The alleged refusal of the mayor of Schuyler and the county attorney of Col fax 'ootfnty to enforce the state liquor law, prohibiting blind-, and screens In the win dows and doors of saloons, has beon called to ;tha attention of Attorney Oeneral Thompson py a Law Enforcement league. Cate attorney general will refer the mat ter to oGvernor Sheldon and If the gov ernor directs prosecution under tha new law for the removal of officers who failed to enforce tha Maws It will be ' the at torney general's dutyto Institute proceed ings. Dr. James Woods, ' chairman of a eltiiena' committee of Schuyler, alleges that the mayor waa requested to enforce section 29 of the liquor law relating to screens and blinds In saloons and declined positively. Complaint was also made that saloon keepers were selling to minors. The oltlsens' committee then Invited all saloon keepers In the town to meet them to dis cuss tha situation. This Invitation was Ignored. 'The next day the committee went to tha mayor ' and presented a petition calling his attention to alleged violations vi i it w aiaiui. wuu mo iuuiii.imi vuuq uu asked him to see that violations ceased. ' The mayor Is said to have replied that 6e would , try to stop the selling of liquor t'o minors, but positively refused to en forca tha statute relating to screens. The committee then presented a petition to the county attorney asking him to enforce the' law and he refused on the ground that city affairs were, not of his business. The committee has now presented the matter to the attorney general and asked that proceedings be Instituted against - the of ficials! ' ' ' rra-ea Aettoa. I.amber Trast. v Attorney, General Thompson , is prepar ing ta fo to St. Louis the latter part of September to meet with the attorueys general of tht several states of tha Missis sippi valley to discuss the enforcement of legislation enacted by tha various . atates relating to the control of corpora tions. . Mr. Thompson has received nu merous requests for Information legard tng his prosecution of the alleged Lum ber trust, which Is now pending In tha supreme court. Because of thae re quests and his Interest In this suit the attorney general will urge the officials at tha conference to bring a united action against . the alleged National Lumber trust.. Mr. Thompson contends that tho lumber prices charged In every state In SHIRTS eT ragaiea. agargcT JIT ION4 (. WM1TC AN6 rNCT PaTTKNNS. iwxMUMnuiu! CLUSTT. KilaDV a rn tsWlfc- fete I a lw) 4 KA44iV : FDR N VTARH . i H; OF THE 'ixv.,i,,sa2.vpiV;' ma- S'PAU. OTHER ilfflfJAI ftPfiA0 Kntnrno is made under the origi nal formula of IVruna. Dr. Hurt man lias sold the orlglnnl proscrip tion nnder which Poruna was man ufarturrd, to the Katamo Com pany. Millions of fftmllies have boon usrrs of the original Trruna for many years. They have hecome convinced of its great value as a household remedy. They can con tinue to secure the original Peruna by Inquiring for Katamo, manu factured by the Katnrno Company, 80 Vesey St., New York City. FOIt SALE BY SCHAEFER'S DRUG STORES 15th and Douglas Sts., 16th and Chicago Sts. OMAHA. - - NEBRASKA N. W. Cor. 24th and- N. Sts. SOUTH OMAHA, - NEBRASKA 5th Ave. and Main Sts. COUNCIL BLUFFS, - IOWA the union Is controlled by a glgantlo trust. Which marks the trees In the forest, and no man can dut s, tree for lumber without first obtaining the permission of this trust Itea-ents to File Vouchers. At a conference . of . Regent Allen, Treasurer Brian, Secretary of State Jun kin and Deputy Auditor Cook, held this afternoon, Mr. Allen agree, upon behalf of the regents, to file vouchers for claims sgalnst the university with , the state auditor. The vouchers will contain the itemlxed statement of the claim, the signature- of the' claimant, the signature of the president of the Board of Regents and the signature of the secretary to the regents. No warrants will be issus.l un til the vouchers are signed. In addition to this the regents will also keep vouch ers on file at the state university. This will be a hardship on the regents only In that It will prevent them from paying claims In advance of the filing of the vouchers or certificates, which has been a custom In the past. .Deputy Auditor Cook has been objecting to issuing war rants on the certificates Issued by the regents because these certificates did not contain an Itemlxed statement of the claim or the signature of the claimant. For years the regenta have refused to file vouchers in the office of the auditor because they held the law compelled the auditor to issue warrants on certificates. However, when Secretary of State Junkln refused to sign the certificates until tho vouchers were filed and Treasurer Brian refused to sign warrants until Junkln signed the certificates, the regents found themeslves up against It and In view of the supreme court decisions along these lines they crawled from under. . Labor Day Proclamation. Governor Sheldon has Issued the follow ing Labor day proclamation: The statutes of this state provide that the first Monday in September of each year shall be known as Labor day, and that It shall be a public holiday. Labor is the most dignified of all occupa tions. It ia the source of all wealth. The laborers are the keystone of society and represent the most dignified pillars of gov ernment. It is, therefore, fitting and proper that one day of the year should be set aside for rest, recreation and proper cele bration. Now. therefore, I, George Lawson Shel don, governor of the state of Nebraska In accordance with custom, do hereby issue a proclamation in commemoration of this day and do earnestly recommend cessa tion from unnecessary toll and buatnesa It Is sincerely hoped that everybody may enjoy a day of wholesome recreation and that all our people may observe the day In a manner fitting the occasion. Let the great and vital question of labor be dis cussed and considered Intelligently and conscientiously, so that each Individual r?irb! "1VS. trenth " courage to do and hlJV. T M" "m,"h" n,ltto" Kaport aa Mtlk aaa lea Cvmm. Tha Investigation of cream and milk and lea cream sold In Omaha mado by Deputy Food Commissioner Johnson gives Omaha a good bill on Its Ice cream, whlla cream and milk are not so atood. Hastings' Ice cream la rank and Lincoln's not much bet ter. JTollowlng is tha report filed with the governor: tTnder the pure food taw mnv k. tain at least I per cent. Ice cream at les.r 14 per cent and sweet can7 at least ? per cent butterfat. WT " 18 rrTM.7 "V l0,t'J,1 V,tr "t" "mples come up to the legal requirement, while fnrty-twS fall below. Thirteen of these s5n plea show V.V," ot on,y. 1 "t of butter! or.U?ednk. ,V,d'n,ly b"" '"mm The pure food law. aa construed bv this Jleoartm-M. Intends that the eonmimer who buv. roMk hv the gl... .hall r served w ' . '"'mined or wsured mil hut r." C.';n,,n,n least I ner cent butter fat. Tl r-pltv fe vol'inn of this law fine of from llo to fin for each of fense. Kurv-sven Mmr-lw f cre.m tsVPn fnm tho Omaha hotels and rettaurants show an average In butterfat of only IS Gl per cent, the legal requirement being 18 per cent. The highest cream samples show an average or S3 per cent, while the lowest show only 4 per cent of butterfat. tf thee forty-seven cream samples, only twenty were up to the legal standard, ten averaging only 75 per cent. The analysis of Omaha Ice cream shows an average of IS 12 per cent butterfat, the legal requirement being 14 per cent. This shows that tho people of Omaha are being served with a high-grade of ice cream. Contrast this 18 11 ner cent average at Omaha with Hastings' ice cream, which shows an rverage of only 10S per cent. The Hastings samples were taken from the factories there, which mean that this very low grade Is being sold throughout the city, presuming that the dealers gen erally ore handling tha Hastings product. One sample of Hastings Ice cream showed only 8.S per cent butterfat. This Hastings manufacturer Is using only one-third as much cream In his produrt as Is being used In Omaha. I have notified the county attorney of Adams county of these facts and asked him to serve notice on these Ice cream makers that they must come up to the legal requirements with their prod uct. As an example of the disciplining effect of the law, when attention Is called to It. I may cite that the first analysis of Lincoln Ire cream mado by this department In July showed an average of 11.5 per cent, the second analysts. . ten days later, show ing 12.98 per cent, and the third analysis, recently made, showing 15.75 per cent of butterfat. In fifteen Nebraska cities Ice cream Is being manufactured and distributed throughout the state. Inasmuch aa re tailers are also responsible nnder the law for the grade In butterfat of the commodity they handle, these large wholesale concerns will be Inspected by this department as rapidly as possible and the result of this Inspection made public, not only for the benefit of the public, but that the retail dealers may be advised and may protect themselves by refusing to handle a low grade product. Sweet crvam Is a Mgh-rriced commodity and the manufacturer of Ice cream Is tempted to Use as little sweet cream as possible. The pure food law Intends to com pel manufacturers and dealers to be hon est as to the character of their product and that the conaumer may get when he buvs what h - entlt ed to under the law, In these analyses above referred to It should be stated that no deleterious sub stance was found. Policeman Kept from shooting-. , GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Aug. 27. (Spt rlal WNn little excitement was occasioned by the scrimmage Police Officer Rehdtr became Involved In while In the Palmer house barroom, and on duty. The officer. it Is reported, had been drinking during the last few hours of his beat, whlcn ended at 7 a. m. The saloons open at 6 o'clock In the morning, and it Is stated that for some time he had been violating the rule toward the close of his beat. At b: yes tenlav the norter of the Palmer was clean ing up the room and rubbing the footrail with a mop. He happened to come in contact with the patrolman's foot, where upon Rehder cursed him and reflected upon the porter's, George Buxton's, color. The latter remonstrated with him and the un pleasantness seemed to have been settled, when Rehder, according to Buston's story, corroborated by the owner and bartender, reopened the argument by asking Buxton If he did not like It. Buxton repeated that he did not Hire It, when the patrolman at tempted to assault the porter. The latter took his mopstlck and gave the officer sev eral severe welts over the head. The of ficer thin took out his revolver. Buxton clutched It ' and the trigger struck hl thumb twice, preventing a discharge of the weapon. The officer was disarmed and later taken to a doctor's office. He was by this time uncontrollable, either from liquor or rage, or both, and Chief Hoag land and Officer Searles had all they could do to hold him, though- either Is physically Rehder's equal. Buxton was placed under rrt hut later waa released. He has lived . .ftv.nteen vears and was never In trouble before, being generally regarded as an Inoffensive, decent cnap, quite ad vanced In years. He was offered cash ball by citizens. Mayor Schuff has removed the offending officer from the force and Insists that Buxton prosecute. r Otoe County Criminal Cases. ' KWRRARKA CITY. Neb., Aug. 27.-(Spe- M.iuit nresent there are three cases pending In the district court, all of which are liable to send the defendants to tne penitentiary. The first Is against John Tt-Mirea who was convicted of assault upon his daughter and ' was sentenced to ten years In the penitentiary. A stay of exe cution of sentenoe was taken and the case will be heard September 18th. A young man named Fox, from Dunbar, Is also In Jail, charged with forgery. James Faughn makes the third, and he Is also under ar rest for forgery. Faurhn. formerly an employe at the nankin house, and who has been a resident of this city for some time, was arrested at Lincoln on a warrant charging him with forgery and was brought to this eitv. According to his story, he had been working at the packing house, and having had some trouble with his Drotner-ln-law, whn works at the same place, he was afraid to go and draw his check, so he sent a boy for It. By mistake he was given a check belonging to James Tanner for $20.63, while he was only entitled to $9.40. Faughn signed Tanner's name, got the money and left for ' Lincoln, where he has since been working. Faughn was going under the alias of E. O. Parsons when arrested. He was bound over to the district court In the sum of $500, and Is now In Jail. ' Tosag Man lianas Himself. PLATTSMOUTH. Neb., Aug. 27. (Spe cial.) John Becker, aged 17 years, was found hanging from a tree dead Monday sftamoon. Hia oarents reside near Ne braska City and he had "been working for Charley Creamer on the Lev! Churchill r.rm south west of Plattsmouth. for four weeks. He hitched up the team to the rake and went Into the field to rake mil let, but when he did not return for dinner Mvs. Creamer went to the field at 1:30 and found the team hitched to the rake, wan dering around In the field of corn, and no ticed that one line was missing from the harness. The body of Becker was found hanging from a tree with one end of the line of the harness around his neck and the other end of the line fastened to the tree. eager band ta Meet Yearly. GRAND ISLAND. Neb., Aug. 27.-(8peclal) The business session of the Nebraska Saengerbund has decided upon a meeting every year, henceforth, ' Instead of every two years. The meeting of next year will only be an "Ausflug" picnic for one day. and will be held at Columbus. The. next Saengerfest proper will be held at Hastings In 190e. Ths feet here this year waa con sidered by all one of the very best ever held. Theevent closed with an sbla ad dress by Hon. Hauck of Omaha on German song and music, German traditions and the preservation of tho German tongue. Clatfclnar and Buggy aa Fire. GRAND ISLAND, Aug. 27.-(Speclal.) Tha queer spectacle of a man riding With nerreg la POISE YOURS Tha world ia POSTUM rooD corrcE makes steady nerves. "There, a Re...!." through tha streets, part ' Of his Vehicle and even part of his clothing afire, and he entirely unconscious of It, waa pre sented here yesterday. William Scheffel wondered what men were yelling at him for and upon turning about found part of tha buggy seat and his coat burning. He Is a fireman himself and bad the flames extinguished without Injury to himself. The wind was blowing all smoke and odor away from him. Balk Bales Law Be Tested. NEBRASKA CITT. Neb.; Aug. 7.-(8pe- clal.) A local business man will test the constitutionality of tha bulk sales law, passed by the legislature. J. C. Kauts, of this city, some time ago bought the photo graph gallery of Peasley A White. After several weeks he took possession and now come several attorneys and present bills owed by Feasley A White, and want him to settle them, which he declines to do. He will fight the esse In court. Kauts did not know there was such a law -on the statutes. Gang; of Pickpockets Caught. GRAND ISLAND, Neb.. Aug. $7. (Special) The police department has arrested a gang of eight pickpockets who, presum ably, have been working reunions snd old settlers picnics In this section of tho state. One man, a passenger on a Union Pacific train, waa robbed of $5 and a $20 certi ficate of deposit, caught ths man in the act, but was unable to hold him. He has posi tively Identified one of the gang. The de partment also has sufficient evidence against another, It Is believed, to convict Nebraska, News Note. PLATTSMOUTH The annual report of the county superintendent, George L. Far ley, to the state superintendent of publlo Instruction for tha year ending July I, 1907, shows that there are In Cass county 110 school buildings, 100 school districts, 100 teacnera, number or school children 7,007, number enrolled 6,000, wages from $40 to $HA per month for teachers, total value of school property $117,030, total amount re ceived from all sources $119,640.68, expendi tures $106,844 M, balance - in district treas uries $23,696.74. There are four schools not included, which are, Weeping Water acad emy, St. JohnBa Catholic in this city, the German Lutheran near Murdock and the Evangelist Lutheran Immanuel near Louis ville. County Superintendent George L. Farley and Superintendent J. W. Gamble of the Plattsmouth schools each receive the sum of $1,600 per annum. NEBRASKA CITT The fire department was called out this moralngto put out a fire In the rear of the Nebhaaka City steam laundry. Thla building was partially de stroyed by fire some three weeks ago. and yesterday men were at work removing the denns. The nre this morning damaged the walls. ' NEBRASKA CITT The thirty-second an nual convention of the Sunday schools of Otoe county began here thla morning with a large attendance. Nearly every Sunday school In the county Is represented. The session will end Wednesday evening. A number of the state officers will be In at tendance. NEBRASKA CITY-John Beckner. a 17-year-old boy, whose parents live four miles northwest of this city, committed suicide yesterday. He was working for a farmer near Murray, Cass county, and In the morning went Into the field with a team and hayrack, and not returning at noon, search was made for him. The team was found tied to a post and near there the boy was found hanging to a tree, one of the straps from the harness having been used to end his life. He attended the high school in this city last winter. No reason Js given for his act, as he seemed happy and contented. BEATRICE At the closing session of the Blue River association of Baptists It was decided to hold the next meeting at Alexandria, Neb. BEATRICE Judge E. E. Ellis officiated yesterday at his first marriage ceremony, when he Joined In wedlock Mr. Harry H. Hill of Wymore and Miss Nettle Smith of Beatrice. BEATRICE Thld city now has a good chance of securing a city park through the win or me late James cnaties, who be queathed hla estate several -years ago to Beatrice for the purchase of a park. The estate amounted to about $15,000. and soon sfter the will was tnsfle' relatives gave no tice that they wmttd contest It on the ground that Mr. Charles was of unsound mind when he made It. ,At the last sitting of the district court the contestants gave notice that they had decided not to go further with ths contest, agreeing to drop il lii uv luiMK me cam aireaav nr irrn AnnM be paid out of the estate. Thla appeared to be a happy solution of the case. ttiA Judge Kelllgar permitted It. Senator Sackett. as administrator, took exception to this, and It Is up to the city council to say whether thla point shall be contested fur- iner or not. Mr. Bacaett figures that after paying all expenses there will ha avu. able about $12,000. This the city can get possession of as soon as it makes a move and contracts for a park. BEATRICE Word Was received hera yesterday stating that Miss Nelle Fisher, a former resident of Beatrice, was killed a few days ago at Kansas City by being struck by a street car while stepping from one car to another. The young woman was eighteen years of age, and resided In West Beatrice for years before locating at Kansas City. BEATRICE Fred Colton departed yes terday for Weatherford, Okla., to become violin Instructed at the state normal there. BEATRICE-Wllllam eJnnlngs Bryan has accepted the Invitation of the anni versary committee to deliver an address In this city during the fiftieth anniversary celebration. Mr. Bryan will speak on Sep tember 24. the first day of the celebration, at 1 o'clock. BEATRICE The old settlers of Earne st on will hold their annual plcnlo next Wednesday. Beatrice will contrlbate a large number to the gathering. BEATRICE Postmaster Holllngworth, who recently applied for more help at the government building has been turned down by the department owing to the shortage of appropriations. Beatrice has the poor est delivery service of any town of Its size in the state for tha reason that there is not enough help to do the business as It should be done. BEATRICE Forty-nine members of the Schock family held a plcnlo In Divine's grove two miles east of Hnrmesvllle. There were four generations represented at the gathering. BEATRICE A number of men with sur plus capital have signified their willing ness to assist In erecting an opera house on the foundation of the Blakely hotel site. The commercial club has ths matter In charge. BEATRICE Rev. T. L. Swan preached his farewell sermon at the United Brethren church Sunday morning. He will retire from the ministry at present because of poor health. BEATRICE T. E. Hutching of this city has secured a patent on a boilor flue blower, which will be Inalaled at the Dempster mill next Monday. The device cleans the flue thoroughly, and makes It possible to use a cheaper grade of coal at a big saving. OAKLAND The highest pries for farm land In Burt county waa paid here Monday when John C. Ostrand sold his eighty-acre farm, two miles east of town, to A. P. Anderson of Ord, Nebraska, for $112.50 per acre. Mr. Ostrand bought this farm ten years ago for $b0 an acre, being ths first man In this vicinity to pay that price and at that time people thought the pries he paid exorbitant. OAKLAND The Oakland publlo schools will begin Mondsy Sept. X and the teachers are busy getting, things In readi ness. GRAND ISLAND A new automobile, purchased by Mr, J. Martin, and brought from Omaha to Grand Island by Mr. Hart, the local dealer, made the trip between the two points In seven hours and fifteen minutes. It Is said to be the fastest record ever made between the two points. ORAND I SLA ND The Hall countv Teachers' Institute for 1907 opened here yesieroay unaer me management of Miss Margaret Brown, county superintendent. Today a pleasure trip wss taken to the Soldiers Home. Elghtr-nlna teaj-hara r. enrolled. A fine course of Instruction has oeen proviaea tor wnn additional social snd entertainment features. YORK There is a large number of can didates for republican nominations In York county and this is really the first primary election in which there Is a hard rnntui The oldest politicians who for years found it sn easy matter to manipulate ths pre cinct or ward caucus find that their In fluence la not so great and those who r. reive the nomination do not have to place wiemaeivva unavr uuiigauon to every ward and precinct politician as they did under the old caucus system. There are on the republican ticket from three to Ave can didates for each office except that of cuumjr county treasurer William Miller, present county clerk and ft. ft. Ctcv viTl-Pt ee;yity uaasur Drop Pattern Furniture Sale The sale that has created the liveliest kind of interest with those who would pave about half on their furniture purchases. Thousands of dollars' worth of drop patterns, in suites and odd pieces, going at about half, price. This a special bargain opportunity. Come, look, be convinced of the rare values this sale offers. The goods in this sale ' are not shop worn and old pieces, but represent very desirable patterns in perfect condition. All sale pieces shown on main floor. Note the values. Regular Drop Pattern Price. ' Price. $32.00 Golden Oak Dressing Tuble, $1G.00 f 60.00 French Rococo Parlor Mahogany Arm Chair, handsomely hand carved $30.00 (12.50 Antique Copper Pedestal $ 3.50 162.00 Gold Leaf Louis XVI Tartar Top Table $20.00 $60.00 Louis XVI VerntB Martin finished Music Cabinet $30.00 $200 three-piece Parlor Suite, English make. 100 OO $12.00 Golden Oak Pedestal, handsomely fin ished $ 7.00 $95.00 8olid Mahogany Antique Reproduc tion Davenport Sofa $47.50 $50.00 Solid Mahogany Parlor Sofa $25.00 $48.00 Solid Mahogany Side and Arm Chair. $24. OO $25.00 Pedestal Solid Oak Hand Carved. . . $12.50 $22.00 Serving Table, in fumed oak $11.00 $80.00 three-piece Genuine Mahogany Parlor Suite $40.00 $98.00 large, comfortable, genuine leather, all upholstered Gladstone Chair $50.00 $42.00 Mahogany Dase Spring Seat Uphol stered Sofa Chair $25.00 $40.00 Early English Wood Seat Settee, rich ly ornamented with hand carving $25.00 $155.00 three-piece Genuine Mahogany Par lor Suite, very handsome design $77.00 $21.00 Mahogany Finish Antique Design Arm Parlor Chair $10.50 $42.50 Solid Mahogany Parlor Arm Chair, English make $21.25 $69.00 Genuine Mahogany two-piece Parlor Suite, upholstered in excellent quality of cream silk velour $40.00 $24.00 Genuine Mahogany Wood Seat and Back Settee $14.00 ORCHARD & WILHELM qiqqieqi8 SOUTH SIXTEENTH STREET are serving; their first terms and owJnfu to their efficient service It is conceded that they are entitled to the office and there are no candidates to oppose them. NEBA8KA CITT-Allen R. Compton and Miss Helva Shankln, two young people from Weeping- Water, avoided a lara;e wedding- by coming- to this city and being quietly married by Judgo Wilson. NEBRASKA CITY The first Salvation Army wedding In the history of the bar racks In this city took place Sunday even Ins: at Salvation headquarters Monday evening when Capt. H. O. Walters, of Hutchison. Kansas, and Miss Lisle T. Thons were united In marriage. They came here to take charge of the quarters In this city. After the services they were given a reception at their hall. NEBRASKA CITY-llenry W. P. Haasd and Miss Clara Goos. representatives of two of the best known German families In southern Otoe county, were united In marriage today at the home of the bride a parents. Mr. and Mrs. Hana Goos, near Dunbar. NEBRASKA FROM DAY TO DAY Qaalat and Carloaa Featarea I Lilt la a Rapidly GremteC State. No. IS is no longer a hoodoo. We have been informed that on last Sunday on of our city sports with 13 chickens In his buggy escaped the vigilance of the game warden, while another one with but eight measly little birds was cinched to the tune of V per. Gordon Journal. A Big Perch Last Friday Ernie Alex ander caught what la said to be the largest perch ever landed In this section. It weighed eleven pounds. They are seldom caught here weighing more than five or six pounds occasionally an elght-pounder will be caught. Mr. Alexander was fishing with line and pole in the Nemaha river when he got this one. Nebraska 'Advertiser. vAtnro Fv.t.rv There la a bookkeeper emnloved In bavldson'a who has the lovely and peculiar name of Peach McKlnley. Now, If that Isn't a peacn or a name we don't know.' McKlnley ia enough to make her rlKht. but "Peach." me, oh my, that sounds good to us. If we had her photo we would print It In the News. A gin wun a name like that must certainly be a peach. Allen News. The Deadbeat Last week a man stepped up to us and said ha would pay every cent he owed us If he lived till Saturday night. The man Is dead. Another man said he would pay us in a day or two as sure as we were born. Wa were not born. We "Just grew," like Topsy. Another man said ha would settle as sure as shooting. The powder Is wet this spring. Another man said ha hoped to go to tha devil if he did not ay us within three days. There's a new face In Inferno. Quits a number said they would sea us tomorrow. They Investment Paying 10 Net, Yearly Rental $1,920 This beautiful building must be sold at once, wag built for a life long Investment two yr.ZT tgo. Earn apartment has nine rooms, first floor finished in oak, man tel in each parlor, every room nicely decorated, vestibules and bath rooms tiled, full basements with best furnaces, roof and porches tiled, paving all paid for, ground 75x1 IU, giving plenty of yard room. Leased to first class tenants on yearly leases. Best neighborhood in Omaha. See us at once. ' 1704 FATlXAit 8TREEX Regular Drop Pattern Price. Sale Price. $233.00 Solid Mahogany Dining Room Piece, consisting of 50-lnch round top table, serr . ing Table, six leather seat side chairs, one arm chair, Poor Sharaton design 130.00 $78.00 Mahogany Sofa and Arm Chair, up holstered in high quality of damask $55.00 $22.60 Satin Walnut Full Size Wood Bed... $13. 75 $130.00 Fraternity Cooler, fitted complete with silverware SOo.uO $200.00 Solid Mahogany" Library Table, very large and massive 125.00 $116.00 Set of Six Side and One Arm Ma- hbgany Dining Chairs $77.50 $717.00 Eight-piece Teak Bed Room Suite, consisting of twin beds, dresser, chiffonier, dressing table, table and two chairs 395k00 $100.00 pair of Mahogany Twin Beds $50.00 $33.00 Brass Child's Crib 10.00 $17.60 4 Iron Brass Trimmed. Bed $ 8.75 $70.00 Genuine Mahogany Highboy, antlqe design $45.00 $C5.00 Solid Mahogany China Cablnot, mod ern English design $30.00 $38.00 Fumed Oak China Cabinet $25.00 $36.00 Arts and Crafts Standing Hall Lamp, top fitted with art glass, has cupboard base $17.50 $270.00 Solid Mahogany Antique Design Sideboard and Serving Table 170.00 $42.00 Bird's-eye Maple Princess Dresser .. .$21.00 $47.00 Golden Oak Hall Chair, hand carved with art leather back $23.50 $12.00 Bird's-eye Maple Desk or Reception Chair $ 6.00 $36.00 Round Top Dull Oak Dining Table. . .$18.50 Odd Dining Chairs in golden oak and early Eng lish oak and genuine mahogany; also a number of porch, lawn and rattan pieces at about one-half price. are blind now. One man told us six months ago he would pay us as soon as he got some money. That's a long tlmo to be broke. Columbus Journal. The Norfolk Rake From Hot Springs comes the report of a woman who created excltmcnt at the plunge by dropping her false teeth In the' water. Everybody joined In the search. A small boy swam around under-the surface, grabbing pebbles In an effort to locate the teeth. Finally one bather brought up the lost valuables by using his toes as a rake. And more than that, Norfolk people were mixed up in the affair. Norfolk News. Fleas Block Real Estate Deal-Sam Mc Cord and Will Barbe. two of Boone's citizens, drove through town Friday, as we understand, going up north to buy a ranch. But about two o'clock they re turned. ..It seems they bad struck a flea farm and had to get Into the creek to re lieve themselves of the pests. When they reached hers they were superless and their clothing waa wet through and through and the only thing we could get them to say was, "Show us the way back home," which we did. Albion Argus. The Standard and a Hat Word was re ceived at this office this week of an Incident that no doubt often happens but Is not often put In print. Alex Dobpson, living down near Spencer, in Boyd county, was possessor of a very fine hat, costing him something like $8 or J10. During a wind storm his hat took flight and he was un able to keep in light of It. Several days afterward his hut was found by som parties and they noticed that It was no cheap John affair. In examining the head gear they noticed some pieces of paper under the sweatband on the Inside of the hat, and taking out the paper they found the heading of the Rushvllle Standard. Wondering at this they began to think who In that part of the country waa a subscriber of the Standard; they remem bered that Mr. Dobpson at one time lived up this way, so they hunted him up and delivered his lost hat Rushvllle Standard. The Cat Had Its Day A poor pussy cat without a doubt the pride and Joy of some household In Its youth, but In its old age contracting "Interioritls of the left follum bular" and being relegated to the alley to live or die passed peacefully away under the sidewalk In front of Anton Jensen's meat market. No friends knew and It lay there until the vermin of the earth at tacked It the poor pussy cat that at one time some sweet little girl stroked Its fur and called It "darling." Because the busy world had not missed any pussy cats and knew riot, they became skeptical and thought that some of Anton's meat had gone to seed. Anton and his wife also knew not and got busy. Every nook and :t : i. i VT 'U-X-; HASTINGS & HEYDEN. corner of the market was turned over and washed out. Then Anlnn lnv.4 . like the man who waa butted by a billy goal ana the poor cat waa found. It was removed to a better resting place and E. W. Tucker and Duncan Wakefield have been ' appointed a committee to sprinkle flowers upon its grave-the poor pussy cat that "never amounted to much" while living but was "noticed" after It was dead. Wlnslde Tribune. BUTLER LETS THE COURT SAY Proceeds with School Board Ballot ' Prlntlnar Iteaardlesa of Le-sxal Phase.' City Clerk Butler Tuesday morning made final arrangements for the printing of school district ballots for the coming pri mary September 3. despite the question which has been raised as to whether, Or not members of the school board should ' be nominated at this primary. The ballot lists have been sent: to Klopp Baitlett com pany and the ballots ordered printed. "In my opinion the school board nomina tions should be made at the' primary," said Mr. Butler. "I am going ahead on that theory, and If It Is Illegal It will be a matter for the courts to decide. Ths law Is not very definite, but It is ths evident Intention of It to do away with convention nominations. A clause in the law says It Is to be construed liberally to carry out the evident Intention of the law. For this reason I think ws ought- to make tha nomi nations by primary." TOM CALLAHAN GOES FREE Man Accused of Asaaaltlaaj Joka Meyers Is Released from Custody. Tom Callahan of 2402 South Fifteenth street, who was arrested August t for an alleged assault on John Meyers of 3806 West Q street, South Omaha, was released from custody Tuesday morning by Deputy County Attorney Elllck. The assault upon Meyers waa supposed to have taken place July 13, and at the tlmo of the arrest ha was partially paralysed and seemed neaj death. Callahan was arrested and undet the name of , Tom Gallagher waived pre liminary examination and was bound over to the district court to awslt tha outcoms of Meyers' Illness. Ho has since almost completely recovered and consequently aa no direct evidence of criminal Intent could be found against Callahan he was dis charged. 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