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THE OMAIIA DAILY BEE: FKIDAY, A PHIL 17, 190S.
51 I national convention muh hn ben ld sr.d printed Teeardlnfc tn alleged opposi tion of negro voter to, tho csndldacy of Mr. Taft. Effort ha teen made to how that rMr4 mob tn yrnt ntimb-r are in tagonlstiu to Mtv, fan, that they are seek ing to prevent the choke of 1elegtei to tb convanttoa favavaMa to him, that llwy will refuse to support, him in tha conven tlnn and flaM .bit tlccOoa at tha ofl Ih tha erent of h's aofnlnatloiic ', ; While It mar N true that certain tatora hevo "inalr an "attempt to align rirgro vatcra., against' ertary taft th effort haa not met with auccesa, as certain facta end tha nroiroinced attitude of tha leadera of the rae ahow. At evidence of thl tt may e cited tbat th-'irst dletrlct of nnnota, -which embrace tha Dull of the negro vote at Chlcagoy went on- record recently as. Vet bally instructing It dot gstee io the national eonyeotlon . to vote for Secretary . Taft'. t Te- iood -dietrlct, wherein resld a majority ot,'the remainder of .Chicago V 1ngro population,- refusort- t Instruct Its delegates for th state's favorlrj aon and left them freo to votVfor Secretary Taft should they see. f to da no ... In addition tij.-ililaHhere' ar .numerous 1 Indication ia va-rtnwa pari ot tha eountry that Mr. Taff will iaoaj, enthusiastic support ot colored republican Intelligent rwgro voter are rapidly coming to rmlrae that designing politician are seeXlng to ' mislead themv and thay art therefore mors '- ! determined to sacrt thr.tr Indcpendtaca by atandlng by the candidate agalnat whom : ' tha effort haa been made unfairly to pre i judlc them. , , j The New York Ago, one of the leading ! . negro Journala In the north. In a raceM editorial under tha caption "The Negroc and Secretary Taft," said: I It la pleading to not that there la a I vnry strong aentiment growing up among ; colored pwoplo In aU parts of the country ! In bohalf of the. candidacy of Secretary ! Taft for h nomination at Chicago. In j June. Thoughtful men have begun to atudy tha man and- hie- milendld career 4 ax thev touch tb life and place In the J bortv politic of the dark racea recently j brought under tha protecting wing of thu V'nlted Stati'g government. What ha haa , . done for the Filipino and the Cuban h I Will do for the negro AmerKntv whan th j opportunity come to him. William H. ! i Taft la the aon of AUinse TaXt. julfisrnui ' 1 and abolitionist. He l the aclon of the j ! Mock that ha arrays stood for euua.1 t ' right for all men and he' la the only oul J . net officer the country has had who Una i ever held up th rdrr f a prwahlcnt for ( ' any period, however brief, for any eauaO' j , whatt.-vei'. Colorvd, wa jw .beginning to appreciate the full atgnifioance of the act of the aecretary of war when h held : , bark tha preeldenVa ordr relative to the ' dlnmlseal of the black hattullon for twenty-four hour In order to" atay the execu i ; tion of it finally If possible. 1 Vpoa returning "homer front a visit to I ' Waahlngton, tha editor of tha Topeka. ,i Flaln Degler (colored) wrote: "Our meat" i ing with the witr aecretary . and liJa ex- I I presalona on. Uia . rate- haa convinced, ua 3 1 that he will be- a, friend -ot, tha negro and ' the laboring man of thla country when ha 'taket the path of of flee March 4, 1909." I Tlia Knterprlac.tOmaha. 9, colored newa ', I paper, of the woat,. speaking of Secretary t'TafCa vlalt to that city aald: "The col li ored people have never chorlahed agalnat (-! him the spirit Df,lllTcU voiced by soma S of the members of the race. And" they fully endorse his program of reform. They have confidence IrV his ablMty and hN genius of government and rocognlze in- him a man of capacity who. wHl hold th reins cf power with tha graKp of a. atates- j man. ; OUTPUT OF PACKINS HOUSES, i t Hocla ti atos t mY4wh- Dec B ' lowr Sm Wk Laa j: - - Yay'--":' ;j CINCINNATI, April. Ui-lgpeolal Tele- IBjT r in. ) Prluo Current may a: Compared witli the corresponding week Just, year the.mave- nicnt of hogs shows a: decrease. Total western packing was ate.tito,' campe'reA wltft Jfle.OOO' rlie precexHnB; weo4s..and. 478,000 laaft year.' oca MmIi k the touu 1. S,lto,O0, aa agalnat. 3,06t,y0, a year ago. Promlnont place compare aa follows: UWft. 1907. Chbmgo o,0a. 1 Kansas City. 4M.W0 4tM,0 I fiutli Omaita 70,uh 2),t, I St. l.ouia ins,- 2to,u l Kt. Joseph. zift.om moot 1 Indlanapolla- ... . lilt.WO 14t,iK. Mllwauko ljW,0W' im'.eua' t'inolnnatl ,.t i.m n,U- . Ottumwa f Kl.Uflo 6l.0"O Cedar Raylils..,.. X... li.om 64.Q)0 ; Bloux City la. UL.tt0 I Bt. Paul...., llO.Otn llg,(ina Cleveland ,K,0Oi) 11.QK0, Aa laaMto)- ang;. On ot t)i wofAt teatusaa. of VldJssy trouble I that it i an, ImUdlon ii and befma tha- visum-- roaJtso his drng.-r h -nay hv a fatal malady. Takii FjMey Kidney Cur, at .ha first sign of leeh, aa I corroeia tcregulm-ifa an prvnt Bright' diaeasa and dlabetaai I fa sej( fcy all drugglata.' PRODUCE EXCHANGE .ELECTION taw f Oataer At Chew for.'atn4g Year law? Baaur mt Cena rol Sriaa t. At the. annual meaia of tho Omaha Produo exchange lu J Wednesday ter noon In tho otfloa mm - th axchanga tha following offlaer yar elected for tha en uing year; Leuui Ktrsehbraun. president: A. J, Marsh, vice '.resident; C. C. Copeland. treaaurer; Tha to lowing were elected mem here ot tha boa m of control -. K. V. How. J P. Jerpe. LongweJl, J. R. Snyder nd David Co'K sle ws , i ftie "Arnold" Vceli ""S The Arnold Fine and Soft Knit Goods for Infants and Children. These good hvo national re-BuUtlon and ar ndortd for their anperior hygienic qualities. Cfclldren'a need demand tr taenti that will wear Ilka Iron, strctcfe Uk rubber, reqalr lit tla laundering' and above all, t comfortabla. . tV. Tta .Arnold Knickerbocker Drawers tor children according to alio. 55, to 75 z. Try tbeao lnatcad of muslin or cambric. vlmprore the opportunity u&& cajj wlJle the .lady Tep efleatatire 'la here. kk for. iUmtrated booklet tenint lioir te, dreea baby." t Writ of -oaf general catalog. BRWSOW ?. 7 V 1313 13XT D OUCLrVJl WllMCLUBWOMEN ARE DOING Iadicttiont That Ninth Biennial Will B Larpeit Erer Held. B0ST0N IS PROMISED A CEOWD lapree4eaeal Reservation of Matat Aerommaelattoaa Betac Male y Stale rvleratla From All Ovu- Coaatry. .Judging from tb .rata at which hotel aad boarding house acctommodatlona are being reserved even at this date, the Bos ton biennial promt to be tha largest tn the history of tha General Fderatln of Women clubs. The locaj committee, re ports that tha choice of accomrbodatlona la about gone now, and that all women ex pecting to attend the convention th June will do well to engage accommodation ftrt medlatety. Aa the biennial falls on com mencement week in Boston, the city will t ba ted with a double deand.' To dale, the rAoeevatlOfte are. far In axraa ;bf any prv Ebua biennial, -and with maay Mat dlrga ttona atlll -nnt hMrd from the atndnc will uuiiteatlonably rpve larger thaa ever bvforat Tvm If any of the Nebraska. clubs have engaged accommodation aa yet. r .Holding the convention In the eaet will undoubtedly - Incream the .attendance greatly. The close proximity ot such club atatea as New York. Pennsylvania and th other .eastern atatea. Including Massachu setts, states that count their club women by the thousands. Insures rap-eentatlon that could hardly e epected any place else, Illinois will ot course send a btg dele gation and wtth woman suffrage promised as an Issue. Colorado. Towa, California, and tha other western statea have or are am bitious for suffrage, will, of course, aene) ovary avallabt wonan The- south, too, with Its problems of child labor, tubercu losis and tba aee4 of Juvenile court and compulsory education lawt, will send large delegation for every bit of inspiration and Information to be had. Club papers and "official organs" from avery part of tha country tell Of large delegations. Boston papers report th local committees as fear ful tbat Symphony hall, where the eeaalon are to be held, will be Inadequate to the demands and that duplicate programs may bave to be given to prevent disappointment. The Omaha Woman's club will elect It delegates to the Boston biennial at the an nual meeting April 2T The newly elected, president of th club, Mrs. Edward John son, will represent tho club by virtue of he office and- there- will also be several other delegates. . Omaha WoBnen la Evidence. " The New York Tiwiea of Aprlt IS rlres 4 remarkable plcturo of the dinnerparty given recently at the WaldorfS-Astr'arla In honor ot Mrs. Humphrey Ward. It should be- gratifying to Omaha ns that anting this great assemblage ot distinguished men and woman there were three Omar & women, Mrs. Draper flTrilth, Mra. Arth jr D. Bran dels an Mt.i. Edgar Scott, all active partici pants In local sociological 'rork. These three wpmcn aro easily dlnttr Mulshed In the unusually clear print, wb'th shows the guests scared at the- tabler Wmra Mli uiarlra. Seven, former arudentoof the Chicago Training, school are amo ng the missionaries appointed by the Bengtj Methodist confer ence for 1908 to do wcnan'a work. One is arf evangallstie work r. two are In Charge of the Glrle' achqotgemd Wldowa' home at PaXur. another t) cbarre ot tha Anglo Indian orphonag m Calcutta, and threa are c.onc5ted w jth the Lee Memorial. A.raoeanat. Thedlrcctoiriot tha Social Bettjement will hold a'mcetl'ig at 2:30 Saturday afternoon at. th pabl' library, when aocne definite :docllpn wl'j be made regarding tha settle niana, houe-. , Tha louy monthly meeting of the Woman Mxliiaj-yot the Episcopal church of Omaha and Sqib Omaha will be hcM Friday. April 24; at fit. Andrew' church, at 2:30 o'clock. BOCTLEGGINU AT FOHT RILBY t aaatly at Llaaor Caatared Walck -" tonaine Kailsted Mea. .'FORT RILE 7, Kan.. April 1. (Spe- Vlai.) On last Thursday the officer of th day at thia post Inspected aoni ot th packages received at th depot by xpreee and freight for the enlisted men and found that there wer aeveral ship- ments ot liquor. Ona barrel labeled "A, V. B." waa found to contain bottled whisky and the thing was traced to one of the men ot Battery C, Sixth field artillery. It ia unusual for one man to purchase a barrel of whisky for his own use at aas time, and it wa ''decided by the offlciala that It was intended for bootlegging. Andrew V. Burrow, th man to whom It wV 'consigned, wa imme diately placed under arrest and confined In the guard house and an Investigation bt the case 1 being mafe. A great many mailer nhlprnewt of whisky and both bottled and keg beer war found In th depot and the name of th men i whom they wer billed taken. A guard I kept at th depot to Inspect all u1Ioub ex press ard freight that comes to the post with the view to ascertaining Just who ara receiving liauor for th purpose of selling It Bootlegging haa been going on In th peat and Junction City, a narby fety Mere Boys' Easter Suits The Btory of our boys' suits is long;, but very new and varied. Mixture ot tha naw ahadaa. t ....... ..f5 to 513.50 Bercea both fancy and plain eutti specially season able tor EaaUr ...... 37.50 to 915 Case toll Suits We've a lot ot baseball saita. a whole lot ot em, with belts and caps; they will be free till Eastsr one wtth ovary boys' salt sold for two days. THORWE GO. U IV u town, for about year and the civil and military authorltlea both are trying thetr utmost to cause tha practice to ' be dis continued If it I poilble to o aa. PRAIRIf FIRES DESTRUCTIVE l-arge ninker of Parasera Laae Hear Hr aa4 Rlev4ora Aro Destroyed. HfKON. B. 13., April 1. -(Special Tele gram.) Tha Hit of sufferer frOm Tues- j day's fire continues to grow. Report show it the most destructive In property losses ever experienced In this portion of the state. ' Thousands of acres were burned over, groves destroyed' and; scores of cat tle, horses, sheep and hogs were consumed. Many farmer lost their homes, barns, ma chinery and grain, but the aggregate lots csnnot b estimated. Besides fires In this, (Beadle) county, reports from losses In Jer auld, Sanborn, Sully, 'Hand, SpLnk and Kingsbury counties are received. Great number Of farmer sustain srroill loss, but -those whose losses run-fro.n 11,00) to ,000 are: Henry Miner, M. J. I-yon, Wil liam Morrill, J. J. Wilson, Brown brothers, Peter Janisch, Fred Johnson, George Voung, Lew Lapler, Harry 8teele, , Lo Papln, W. I Merrlman. Rom Htll Presby terian association. Central. Dakota Tele phone company. 13.000: At! Elevator and Lumber company, tjn.OW;' Vandusen Ele vator company; $8.000; . Chicago & North western railway, $3.t0. Great Northern railway, M.O00; Beadle wunty bridge, J,ooo; and half dp sen school houses. Many per' aons wer mote or lea burned or other swlsa Injured, but r death are reported. In thla city thl nfternoon, fire destroyed Whakn' livery vara, damaged the Wind sor betel sevePai hundred dollars and ruined tho W. 1. Miner building occupied by William If. Holliater A Co.. proprie tor of the Meaning Herald printing estab lishment. Nearly all the paper stock an furniture was saved and the type and fix ture are demoralised, but the presses are uninjured. "Printera of th eity Joined office force andthe paper Will not miss an Issue. PIERRE, S. D., April 18. (Special Tele gramsFire In Bully county yesterday were rytnote from telephones and It is not asy Vo get reports. 8o far as can be learned that In western Sully destroyed the aheda on the Hayes ranch near old Clifton and burned a large amount ot hay for different farmer. The fire In eastern 8'jlly destroyed the barns and sheds on t,he farm of Albert Toungbcrg. No other rartlcular damage has been learned of up to thla evening. O'NEILL, Neb.. April 1. (Bpectal Tele gram.) The most destructive prairie fire that has 'visited this country for years swept over a large strip of territory north east and east of thl city yesterday after noon and last night. The fire wa carried along by a fifty-mile gale and swept every thing In it path, destroying several houses, barna, granaries and thousands of tons of hay and mile of fence post. $ A man named Davenport, living about seven miles northeast of the city, was plowing fire guarda when the fire caught him. The team ran away, throwing him down and the flames passed over him. burning his face, head and hands terribly. It Is thought he cannot live. He wa about tt year old. Many farmer lost horses and cattle and very few In the territory awept by the fire but what lost nogs. The amount Of damage dohe cannot be ascertained for a few day, as all telephone lines in the eountry through which the fire passed are but of commission, the poles being burned for miles. Among those who lost every thing they had except their live stock are: Con Shea, Jsmee Comecan and C. B. Rock ford. These lost all their household goods and clothing, aaving but the clothes they wore at th time. It la estimated that the fir, covered a territory ot thirty square mllea. , ' u - - HOT FIRE DESTROYS BARNS Blase Starting From In known Caase Threat an a North Side elcaaoraa4. Fire atartlng from an unknown cause in a barn at 1S41 North Nineteenth street yes terday afternoon consumed two barns, scorched three others and for a time, fanned by a high wind, .threatened to produce a general conflagration In the neighborhood. When the fire department arrived the flamea were ao hot It waa Impossible to get within 100 feat of the barn. The dwelling, which la occupied by P. J. Mfebar was alao burning on tha aide nearest the fire. Tha wind had hurled aparka to the roofs of aeveral other dweliinga and they were atartlng to burn and the occupanta were cariying out their furniture. The two barna and aeveral outhouse which wer entirely consumed were not 'f great value and wer Insured. Th on north of th place where th fir started belonged to VT. V. Edwards. It la due to the coolness of Mra. Edwards that a horse In thia barn wa saved. 8h led th animal out to aaety when the flame were already eating away at th etructur. Mr. Meehan waa slightly burned about th fae ana neck. The origin ot th fir i attributed to parks, possibly from omeola srpoklng In th loft of th barn, wher a quantity of hay waa ctored. ' WORK BEGUN ON NEW CHURCH Brick Strwctar for laaaaaaael Bap tist Ooagreerattoa . Will Be Complete Thla Fall. Work haa begun on tha erection of th new Immanuel Baptist church at tha comei of Twenty-fourth and Plnkney atreet. Th structur la to be of brick and to coat be tween IH.W0 and fll.OOO, eacluaiv of fin tshlng. W. R. Flalay to th architect and Pater Wind Boa hava tha contract for th building of th new church, th contract calling for tha completion of th baaement for th Sunday School room by August 1, and th completion of th entlr building early In th fall. Th etcavation waa made last falL The building will have a frontage of 100 feet on Twenty-fourth street and lit feet on Plnkhty aucet. Th new Immanuel Baptlat church will be much similar, In architectural line, to th new First Baptlat church, aay th pas tor, nv. P. It. MctKjwell. It will have no teeple or tower and will be simple In con structlon. Th old frum church building on Twenty-fourth and Blnney atreet will be aold. Th raising of money for th conj structlon or tn caurcn waa begun last April, and autflclent funds have been aub scribed to allow th dedication ot th edi fice free of debt. VETERANS WRITE GOVERNOR Vlekrj Haetfaaaat Appeal to B II at : aa Talk el Athletlaa a Mentor!! Day. Vlcksburg regiment No. 1, Union Veter an union. mvBHoa ei ricoraaaa, ha peti tioned Governor Sheldon to prevent athletlo caret on Memorial day, submitting to him thl appeal, algned by W. H. Hatte- rom, adjutant: At a regular meeting ot Vliksburg regt . . ..... . r . , . m m. invat . luwu vnmiii 'union, I held plated desecration of Memorial day by public athletic contest at lsocoln betwe vin iy a ween tae Luiwrsiiv or iNeoraaaa and tha . vereUy ef fcUnnreote, to whica It la 9mrtA I n I . m.hlU. n... a ..... . . nl- - - - - - wwa.aw iiwHiuni of th Board of Regent have given their consent, wa gtacuaeea and heartily an4 unanimously condemned, and the under- bera the sentlnit-nts expresoed t thst meetln. in veterans im son of vttersn of this. regiment deplore the fart that It Is neces sary to remind any bodv of American clil tens lor Mudrnte that Memorlnl t'.y Is a snered day In tbe Amrrtcrtn calendar, sacred tn the meirlnrv i,l all'nur heroes dead, sacred to tho scarred and' maimed. sacred to the widow who gave their hm- tianrls and to the mothers who gave their sors for their country. We believe that such an exhibition would be a dtreet violation of the 1stuti of thl state relative, to the desecration of M.- hicrial ly, and are loath to believe that the Board or Kegcnts, or any member, has glvn concent thereto. - " We renpectfully and earnestly call upon you to see thst sny Mich desecration ff Memorial day be forbbldcn and that th law be tnforced. SANTA FE FILES ITS REPLY It Denies That It Mas Any t alavrfnl Agreement With Harrl- Ma,. SALT LAKE CITY, ttah, April It- Answer to the charge made by the United Statea government Ml. Us suit to dissolve the Harrlman system of railroads as a com bination in restraint ot tiado was filed In the I'nlted Stajea court yesterday by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa-' Fe railroad, one day before the expiration! of the time al lowed it to answer. .' The answer of th Santa Fe is similar to those already filed by th? other defendants In the case and makes a aweeplng denial of the various charges of conspiracy and Illegal combination It is asserted in th answer that the VrJon Pacific and Southern Paclflo companies have nothing to do with the polk.j of the Santa Fe, and that the latter road ;a a competl(or of the Union and Southern Paclflo. Denial Is made that E. H. Harrlman ever obtained the use of the Santa Fe tracks In southern California in connection wtth the Salt Lake, route, the road built by Senator W. A. Clark, and owned Jointly by him and the Harrlman system. The answer alao declares that the Harrl man Interests In the Santa Fe were not ot controlling nature and were merely an Investment on the part of Harrlman. ICE CREAM BY ELECTfllClTX Novel Frrearsto Be Amonsr Kahlblt at Big Klrrtrlcnl Show la Aadltorloui. "Ice cream made while you watch." This sign will be hung out at the elec trical show at the Auditorium next month. A leading manufacturer of the cast has realised the necessity of a housewife hav- ng some method for the quick freezing of Ice cream and has constructed an elec trically operated domestic freeier, the total weight of which Is hut thirty-four pounds. It may be attached to an ordinary electric light socket, for tt Is adjusted to any kind of:urrent. This Is but one of the many new and Interesting novelties . for which the manufacturers are asking space at the electrical show. PITTSBURG POLICE CLEARED Alleged Protection of Gang of Crimi nals Kxplained Away la Sat lafaetory Manner. PITTSBCRO, ApriH. Assistant Superin tendent of Police .John Glenn, formerly head of the Allegheny City police brfor the consolidation of .greater Pittsburg, ha made complete report to Mayor Guthrie regarding his alleged protection of a gang of criminals known aa"yvggs," who in fested the north side. Mayor Guthrie will not make the report public. Following a short hearing today Glenn was exonerated and the Investigation closed as far aa the police trial board Is concerned. HYMENEAL Barnhara-apeldlBK. , WYMORK, Neb., April 16.-Bpeclal.)-, Earl M. Burnham and Miss Pearl Spalding wer married at St. Luke s Episcopal church In thla city at 8 o'clock last even ing. Rev. Benjamin Bean officiated. None but the wltnesaes and th contracting par ties were present. The bride Is the daugh ter of Mrs. M. Kness of this city; the groom the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Burnham. Both had lived In Wymore since childhood, graduating together from the high school In 1M6. Mr. Burnham has edited tha Wymore AVymorean for a num ber of years and will continue In that work. ShaferCameron. BEAVER CITY, Neb., April 15. (Special.) Mae E. Shafer and James Clyde Cameron were married Wednesday evening at th residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mra. W. H. Shafer, Rev. J. 8. Russel offi ciating. Only a few Intimate friends and relatives were present. After the ceremony a three course luncheon was aerved. The bride ia prominent In social clrclea her and the groom ia one of the proprietors ot tha Cameron Drug company of thia city. MIUee-BUxt. Miss Llllle Bllxt, daughter of the late Augustus Bllxt, and Gkorgo W. Miller wer married Wednesday at s p. m., at th home of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bllxt, cousin of the bride. Rev. Charles W. Bavldge perfegned the ceremony. Refreshment were served. Berktell-Jones. Miss Edith Jones, daughter of John A. Jones, and Kenneth Beektell were married by Rev. Charles W. Savldge at his resi dence, Wednesday at S p. m. . FIRE, RECORD. Mill at Gerlag. OERINO, Neb.. . April 16.-(8peclal Tele gram. -The North Platte Valley Roller mills at this place Were totally destroyed by fir st jan early hour this morning. These Bear in mind that trood beer is health sustaining. To be sure of good beer make t m point to ask io Jtlm9t Thm Jam Ol4 CeaaT Btmtm The hop bitten act at an appetizer and dicestant and the malt nourishes. Dnnk 'Blatz with vour meals. Have it on the family table i and enjoy its benefits. BLATS OOatPAJtr, 'Wbolasala Paalar, fjot-ie Xagla U Cor. sgla Cor. Sth. I Ikragla Seal. J maha, jrb. Omaha, TF J Remember the I ATHarKjukrr 1 IA Bear in mind that trood V MYERS-DILLON SODA FOUNTAIN gf i a - l mm mm s m it k.m Tomorrow Our 13th Annual Soda Fountain Opening will occur tomorrow afternoon and Evening and owing to the installation of our new Soda Fountain which is the larbest and most beau tiful in this western country," we have made more extcsive arragements than ever before in the history of our business. Music, Flowers, Souvenirs, Etc. All Are Invjieji. Special We have made arrangements with the National ("amlv Company of ChlrRgo for the sale of their celebrated Cha teau t'haeolates. With each hnx we give a handsome Gllison Girl pk-ture worth at least 25 rents. Chatau Chooolstea, 1-lb. box, 6Se; S-lb. box, $1.30. The National Candy Company have supplied n with 1.000 samples and we will present these to each lady cus tomer as long aa they last. Bishop's Candy Easter Eggs Crndy Ms-lb. box Original Allcgretti Chocolate Creams 30c 1- lb. box Original Allegretti Chocolate Creams. .60c 2- lb. box Original Allegretti Cliocolate Creams $1.20 We have long been agents for Hurler's candies ami carry their line of Special Mixtuiy, Fine Mixed and Mixed Chocolates ,ns well as the Specialties'. Fresh goods received for to morrow. ' ' Dris and Toilet Goods Bargiaivs for Tomor row at the New Drug Store 25c Mermen's Talcum Powder 15c 25c Colgate! Toilet Powd er, all odors 15c I-Ill f .! I To' Bl II Cut Rate Druggists. Big New r. fj. Our eclarred stor g-iv additional room In our Cigar Department and th to th publle la th pact will s continued and' wa especially Invite your attention ii Jt jimr7m:,j.,L, !,ilmimtmrmmmt.itm,ituM. twi. unujaiai n ji .JltlMtm?Mf were the oldest mill In weatern Nebraska and were owned by J. B. Boyer, who I chairman of the republican county central committee ' and a well known cltiten of thl section. HI lot la upwards of tlS.OOO, upon which ha hold Inaurance in the Phoenix of Brooklyn to the extent of $6,000. The fire originated In the engine houas and it and the main building were in ruin within an hour after the fire waa discovered. Alao a grain house adjoining containing about 10,000 bushel of grain. A warehouse containing 50,000 pound of flour wa saved only by a change ot the prevailing wind. SOUTHERN PACIFIC DIRECTORS Perfunctory Selection Made by Bflne Me Who Hold Proxlea of Ma Jorlty ot Stockholder. BAN FRANCISCO, April 10. -Tho Soulh ert. Pacific Railway company, which own Uie a.SOO mllea of line from Bt Francisco to El Paao, Including both the Soft Joaquin and the coast route to t Angele, and ha a capital alack of (160.000,000, hud It annual meeting of atockholder here, yes terday Of th total of 1.600,000 aharaa the nine men who attended the brief aeasion represented and perfunctorily voted 1,690, g00 shares for the following eleven dlrcctora, who wer unanimously elected: W. D. Cornlah, E. K. Calvin. C. II. Red Inston, William P. Merrln. I. W. Heltman, Homer a King. Jame K. Wilson, Dr. F. Ki Alnaworth. H. A. Jone, William Hood and 3. V. Wilieutt. Aaaoaacemrata of the Theater. Never tn the hlatory of the Orpheum ha there been uch a wide-spread lntereat In a single feature aa Is being manifested In tha Fadettea Woman'e orchestra of Boston, which cornea next week. Intejfat In "The Fadettea" la not confined to Omaha, but la shown by people In the ourroundlng towns fnr mllea out. The ordera received at th box office show that many visitors will come to hear "The Fadette." Theater par ttoa nromlae to be a feature next week. Order for boxes and large number of seat in block show thl. BATTLE FOR TUB REAL, BLOOD Vaaderllle Act era aad Kmployea ot Orakeam Flay Ball. All th performer on thl Week' bill at the Orpheum and all of the employee of the vaudeville theater, together with thoBO from tha other Omaha theater, will be on band at Twenty-fourth and California atreeta at 10 o'clock thla morning to watch a picked nine from th Orpheum houe em ploe do battle for eupremacy on the dia mond with a nine made up entirely of actor on thl wwk'i bill. Uoth ldee ea presa confidence In their proweaa and a deelr to apply a ooat of whitewash to their opponent. Th lineup will b a folic ws: ICmployes. Actor. . Austin . Austin Rockett Clayton Oorman I'ichlanl ,. Harry Jaikaon Hoopr Ashenbau.... Toy Kimball Walker....... Wt Us Holland Pitch ....Catch ... First , ....Sncond... ... Third ... I-eft ... Center.... ....Right. Wilson Kemp. . Short Russell Umpire, Mr. Rltter. Wyaaara ta Have Racea. WYMORK. Neb., April IH (Special.) At a meeting this morning twenty business men decided race should be held thl year on th atate circuit, aa haa been Intended. It will be neceaeary to have I wenty-wven men subscribe 160 each to make the meet ing go. Eighteen signatures were obtained tl ia morning. , Pramatlaa tor Sraak S. Morlay. MARSHA LX.TOWN-, Ia., April l.-(Bpe-claL Division Trainmaster Frank 8. Mor ley of Monmouth, who has been In charge of the Eastern and Illlnola dlvistona ot tKe Iowa Central, waa today made assistant trainmaster, with th entlr ibietaa bis territory. M aervea under Trainmaster J. JC. McCalhey of Oskaloosa. Mar Mea Laid O. CRE8TON. la , April 16. (Special.) De spite the order issued by the Burlington a short tlm ago tbat all old employe .would DRUG CO.'S ! . a v a ar mo. Afternoon and Evening 1 Saturday, April C&jvdy Prices for Easter Oranges 15c Per EOo Mm. XM'hell' raca Powder, 39c. 35o Mme. X'bU' race Fowder, 19o. (Jw lit.) Wo have iniKle aperlal arrangements with tlie Mni. iMe'tiell'H Cimpany to alve a prize with earh puri-lmae of their ko(k1b for the eornina; wec-k. With earh box of Fue Powder wo K've a numler wlih-h entitle the purchaser to either a beautlfu' linmi painted plte or a box of Mme. Ise'ltell'a HKln Food. U El 11 Hhl U Store at the Old Location, 16th AND FARNAM STREETS bo reinstated who were dropped during the montha of December and January fifteen extra brakemen at this place have been laid off Indefinitely In the lant few days. - Intere-atlag find In Moonil. BOONK, la.. April 16. The Stuto His torical department today unearthed in a mound near Boone human bones, aulmul bonea and human teeth, historical docu ments from ancient urns and other curios. The relics are believed to have been tho work of the ancient mound builders. Yale's Wooden Spoon. For many years, lown to 1872, the wooden spoon wus tliH moat coveted honor of a Vale course. . It did not necessarily Indicate tlie highest scholarship, but it was voted by the Kraduutlnu clnoS to the most popu lar man. The "sKon man" of a clubs was its hero. The otllt r boys loved him anil ho was almost Invariably a person who Justi fied that affection. Tho list of "gpoon men" would Include some of the most emi nent of Yale graduates. There were nine members ot each class selected by their classmates, and these were known as "cocks," which Is short and Knglisli for "cochleauretttl." To one of these nine was awarded the spoon, and they all Joined In a public performance called the wooden spoon exhibition, at which the ceremony of presentation was gone through with all the wit that a college class could master. Tho last "spoon man" was Robert H. Lee of Nashville, Tenn., of tlie class of '71. He died some yeara ago in l'aris. Hartford Couranc Shucked by DurnlnH Fence. Violating a simple principle of physics, that water Is an electric conductor, Mrs. Curtis Gross and aeveral of her neigh bors In a bucket brigade at York. Pa., re ceived a disagreeables surprise when they attempted to extinguish a burning back fence.. ... Although they were unaware of the fact, the flr had been caused by a live (electric wire falling across tha fence. When they threw the water from gal vanised bucket upon the fence where the wire touched, the electric current waa con ducted through the unbroken stream of water to their bodies. Several linemen found them very nervous from the myster ious shocks and explained the trouble. Philadelphia Record. ( 1 LanpheA Hat "AlWAYS RIGHT" Pi Aa. Yaw Dealer. ft A OPENING a a a j t m -oh.', by t s o 18th ) KM.tllT SKT fHOt'DLATKS FiU 2Q '' Our 29c Sr.lurday Candy is woll 'Jtnown.'f orbits vnltto and Is tho only mil 60c Candy sold for 29 cents In the'cltyv ,1 .V..' K HAVK 1K)1 III.KII OI K SMII'MKXT rtH ' Tt).M )HIM ) V. " " "' or California Crate 1 - lb. box of Hurler's Fine Candy 40o. Mb. box of Huyier's Fine Candy. .80c 2- lb. box oNIuvler's Fine Candy $1.60 2.-C. 4711 Soap. ...;. 12c. 1- ll. Pntkliijj Cmilor ; at .25c 2- oz. fiood Insect Powder at , , . ..10r Wi H H U m ame Bargains that w bar offered' to that department. aWMiaijajLMj tiial U'jmrtlUjmWgWWBBSBa Ml 11 UU VVOM&d ai Hcaion s FIVE PHONES And Six .Mounted McHHcngerg Assure lroin!t S'driee. Bell Douglas 81, Drugs and Order Department. ' ' Bell Douglas 82, Prescription Depart ment. I LJli U 1 B OO, JUHJU 1UU1 aim Cashier. Bell Douglas 166, Florist ' Depart ment. -Independent-i-AlSSu. BEATON DRUG CO. 15th AM) FAItXAM. , DAIXTV SAXDWiniFJS AX OUt FOUNTAIX. HELP ADVERTISE OMAHA T"l 1 I T CO Ulntn T.'l An.l i 7:aaaa w ajf j vaa. ITUMSi AMU8BMB1VTS. BOYD'S THEATER. OliHD OFEBTXHO SATVSSAT VXOaTZ UTVXH OF TKB FATOKITS ' TBI r AVOBITSJ - THE WOODWARD STOCK CO. rntBT wtti'i omxmi . JOHW DltW'l 8UCCXSS HIS HOUSE IN ORDER " niOBI 10o aad asc at on Bala On Wk la Advance, AUDITORIUM 8ATUKDAY NIOH1 4 April 18th, 1008. GREAT WRESTLING MATCH. . EKTWEEX FRED BEELL AND - JACK CARKEEK HIGH CL.4SS P1UCLLM1XARIE3 , Itcher h1 Keats on Sale Tlmrs- day Morning, April 16th. PRICES 6th; 75c, 1, $1.50, ., ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE Matinees Daily. 2:15 Every Right, 'g:15 THIS AV E K K J oh n C. Rico and Bally Cohen, I'aullna Hall, N'elli Floreda and Her Blx Englluh Rockers, Bertie Horow, Eight Pliklaiiis, Iininan'a Novelties, Haily and Austin and the Kinodrome. I'RICS-lUc, Jic aud Cuo. KRUGT"EATER m K.o-t6o-Bto-7io, TOSndHT MAT1KEB I1TV1D1X ., r Z.ILI.XAIf MOSTIMEB ' , BUNCO IN ARIZONA TJSTDAT T X.ITTX.I.a 0CCT0a fhone: liell, Iug. W, Ind. A IMG, THIS I WEEK Jag Director Baeoa' 0i Fu toral Claaalo-v TMSi HITI.S or CAI.t70S.arlJ K.Klt wna Itaughtar aad Yaara Matiaeaai Tuu.. Thar.. Sat. aad liuu. mm NciV VUUaua.i4Uitt's B(t tHTlH, hi i i. , mm,, m umn