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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: WEDNESDAY.
FEBRUARY 3. 1900. 9 NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA COUNCIL . Office 15 Scott Street. MINOR MKMTIOPT. Stotkert Mil carpets. Ed Rogers, Tony Faust beer. Lewis Cutler, funeral director. 'Phona IT. Woodrlng Undertaking company. Tel. J31 Ma.le.tlo range, r. C. Da Vol Hdw. Co. Cut flnwera. Herman Broa., florists, 10 resrl street. Two, three or fiva roorai for rent 631 West Broadway, upstairs. There will be holy communion at 7 and 10 a. m. today at 8t. Paul a Episcopal church. 8iar chapter. Royal Arch Muoni, will meet In regular convocation at Masonic temple thla evening. Lady Mary hive, Indies of the Modern Msccabees, will meat In regular aeialon Wednesdsy evening. Michael B. Cutler and Margaret A. Mankel, both af thla city, were married yes terday by Rev. Henry DeLong. The regular monthly meeting of tha Board of. Park Commlaalonera will be held thla evening at tha park cottage In Falrmoun park. The women of the Second Preabyterlan church will give a kenalngtnn Friday after noon at the home of Mra. Kinney, 702 East Fierce atreet. A meeting of the newly organised Junior Loyal Temperance league will be held Sat urday afternoon at the home of Mra. Cora. Hopkins, 804. Avenue A. The Helping Hand society of St. John's English Lutheran church will meet Wednea day afternoon at- the home of Mra. Fred Rlckee, 3i2H Seventh avenue. The Ladlea' Aid and the .Woman's Foreign Missionary socletiea of Broadway Methodist church will meet thla afternoon at the home of Mra. Charles H. Parks, 107 Fourth atreet, at which time a, prealdent will be elected. During January of thla year 16ft transfers of real estate were filed In the office of the county recorder, with an aggregate con sideration of tW.iSS. as against 301 transfers filed during the same month of last year, with a total consideration of $298,619.34. Miss Florence Wlleoxen, teacher at the Iowa Schpol for the Deaf, who underwent an operation a few days ago at the Ed mundson Memorial hospital, waa reported yesterday to be much Improved, with every prospect for her speedy and complete re covery. The case against Jennie' and Jessie Rude and Charles Deeds, charged with assault and battery on Mra. 'Annie Ward, was con tinued Indefinitely yesterday In Justice Gardiner's court, owing to the Illness of Mrs. Ward a daughter, who la an Important witness. , , j .,- . 31aa' satisfactorily, fitted make friends. We have made lots of frienda because people come in and say , "one of your cus tomer told me to have my glasses fitted by O. Mauthe, 228 W. Broadway; he'a good and knowa how to fit glasses right." Come In and let us fit yours. There will be a general meeting of all tho committees and othera Intereated In the Indoor circus at the auditorium Thursday afternoon, There will be a general meeting Thursday evening In the lecture room of the First Congregational church, when all who Intend taking part In tho affair are requested to be present. Karl D. Patterson left last Sunday for Faribault, Minn., where he will enter Shat luck school. The young man has been proctor or the choir of St. Paul'a Episcopal church for the last year and has been prom inent In the work of the Brotherhood of 8t. Andrew. Before leaving he was pre sented by the rector, Rev. J. W. Jones, with a puree made up by the members of the pariah aa a token of appreciation. LINCOLN DAY OBSERVANCE PLANS w F,xerrlse Be Meld in Evening at . Opera Hons. The 'public celebration of Lincoln's birthday anniversary on the evening of Friday. February 12, will be held In the 'opera houae. Thla was decided upon at the general meeting last night of. the varlou committees, having the celebra tion In charge. There will be no admis sion fee. With the exception of a few for specially Invited guests, no seats will be reserved and the entertainment will be open to the public. v. There will be music by an orchestra, and Colonel Tulleya. chairman of the commlttea on music, reported his commit tee was preparing an Interesting program ' of ecal and Instrumental numbers ap propriate to the occasion. ' . The committee on program, of which Victor Bender in chairman, waa not ready to make a report last night beyond that It had an assurance from Gen. Grenville M.. Dodge that lie would deliver an ad dress." ..The other speaker has not yet been' secured, but tho committee Is In Lorrexpondcnce with two or three and expoct.i to be able to make a definite announcement In the course of a day or so. It was stated that one of the num bers of the program would be a reading by Miss Fanny Dietrich, the talented and well-known elocutionist of this city. Mrs. Drayton W. Buehnell, being unable to act as chairman of the decoration com mittee, Joe W. Smith waa named to act lit her Bleed. it was decided to have Invitations printed and these will be sent to the min ister of all tho churchee. the secretaries of the various fraternal and civic organ isations, the Judges of the district court and -other prominent persona In this vicinity. , Mra. Thomas Metcalf. prealdent of the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presided over the x meeting which adjourned subject to the vail of President John M. Calvin. : , , Real Kalat Transfers. These transfers were reported to The Bte February 1 by the Pottawattamie County Abstract company of Council Bluffs: J P. . Greerehltlds and wlfo to Anton Vend, lot 2. block 2f. in Railroad add to Council Bluffs, w tl t S P. E. floss and wife to Harriet Stev enson, lot S In Auditor's sub of lot 4 in Greenwood add to Council Bluffs, ' w d t Amanda C. Armstrong and' husband to P. M. Hoffnion, wSO feet of lot 4. block B. In Curtis ft Ramsey's add to Council Bluffs, w il 2,0u0 Fremont Barnes and wife to Charley Whitney. nW acres of swV. sw of 29 and wVi nwv ot :---, w d 3,i)0 George Cartland, executor, to Wil liam Gray and John M. Bowers, un divided 1-12 of lota 4 and . block 13; lot 7. blo-k U. In Hjghes Dunl- E nan's add to Council Bluffs; lot . luck 11, and lot t. block 11, same add. d - 71 Jorgon- K.. Nelaon and wife to R. I.. Kloedel, lota IS and 14. block t. In Steele . aV Woods' aub In Council Bluffs, w d 2.S00 D. j;ollschlld Grain company to Mary Lariger, all) feet of w2 feet of lot 7, block 1, In town of Carson, w d 1 Seven tranafers, aggregating .13.0U9 Lcflert's'.S? Lenses Criatsrt Cearfart Kaeweie Wearm at Chase! si to i m yCT" ImU m H mt Ml i ' . , al a IUT UN ijf a T nrXT IYTC aaa a ana irmm a I ratal, Baa. met tsrt. eewaeav auarra, te A. A. CLARK Cl CO. I nflf. MIViFV ftfl LUUIJ UU..CI U.J iO AJfT CHATTEL 8K4ARITI i Twenty roars mi Bibbs fm ITsfnr . CRKXEB MALX AM) BKOADWAT, OYER AMEBlGAff JEXTRESS. rA eorMUi witn IB rum 1 ting both ruosm sit. BLUFFS. Both 'Phones 43. HYDRANTS CUT FROM BILL City Serrei Notice on Company it Will Not Pty for Thirty-Nine. ALLEGED TO BE NON-EFFECTIVE City Officials ta Dee Mela to Boost far the Passage ( the Railroad Teraalnal Taxa tion Bill. The committee on fire and light, of which ' Councilman Younkerman Is chair man, submitted at the meeting of the city council last night a list of thirty-nine fire hydrants which, it waa stated, did not come up to the test required by ordinance and did not furnish the required fir pro tection. Accompanying the. list was a rec ommendation from the committee that no further rental ib paid. for the, hydrants by th city until they are put In condition to furnish the fire protection, required by th city ordinance. The city council -concarred in th recom mendation and Ipatructed . the. city clerk to notify th viltr work company that no further rental would b , paid on these hydrants. Befor voting to concur in th recommendation of the. committee. Coun cilman Bellinger .inquired If th hydrants Included In the Hat had been properly tested. On assurance from Councilman Jensen that they had, Mr.. Bellinger voted with the rest of the councllmen. The report of th fire and light commit tee was in pursuance of the following reso lution adopted by the city council on Janu ary 11: Whereas, Rome of the hydranta of the Council Bluffs Water Works company are by reason of their location utterly uaeleas to the city of Council Bluffs and that other hvdranta.are situated so low aa to require digging about them when making connec tions; that aome of aald hydranta are fur nished with auch insufficient water pres sure as to be uaeless In case of fire, and Whereaa, The city of Council Bluffs has been paying hydrant rental upon the same, therefore be It . . . Resolved, That the committee on fire and llghta be inatructed to report the number and location of hydrants which are of little or no use to the city, and be instructed to report the number of and location of all hydranta which do not come up to the ne cessities for furnishing fire protection within the localities where situated, and to report the location of such hydrants and to report the condition of hydrants gener ally over the city, with a view to their use by the fire department, and to report the condition of the sam as to being burled or out of repair or unsuitable for use for fire purposes, therefore be it - Resolved, That the city solictor be in structed to collect from the Council BluffB City Water Works company by suit or otherwise any and all sums which may havs been overpaid to the said company for hydrant rentals due to clalma made by the said company under any former ordl nancea or by reason of mistake, error or defective and Inefficient hydrants or which said sums msy have been wrongfully ex acted from the city from any cause what ever. Location of Hydrants. The thirty-nine fire hydrants as reported by the committee are located as, follows: In front rf 876 Lincoln avenue. Correr of Frank and Elm streets. Corner Benton street and Hyde avenue. Corner Vine and First streets. Corner Vine and Second streets. Corner Second street and Lswton Terrace. Corner Second street and Sherman ave nue. - ..... Corner Oakland and Lafayette avenues. Corner Oakland avenue and Law ton Terrace. Corner Park avenue and Reaervolr. Park avenue, about 200 feet south of Pomona street. High School avenue, between Glen avenue and Third atreet. Corner Madison and Stall avenues. Corner Madison and Kappel avenues. Corner Graham and Falrmount avenues. Graham avenue, northeast of Tostevln street. ' In front of Children's factory on South avenue. Comer of Nineteenth avenue and TosUvln street. Corner Twelfth avenue and Twelfth street. Corner Eleventh atreet and Avenue J. Corner Frank atreet and Mornlngalde avenue. Graham avenue, aouth of Flrat atreet. Franklin avenue, south of Beach atreet. . Corner Franklin and Perln avenues. Corner Franklin avenue and Beach street. Corner Clinton and Damon streets. Vine street, between Bryant and Second streets. Corner Tenth avenue and High street. Corner Thirteenth avenue and High street, Corner Seventeenth avenue . and High street. Milwaukee yards, near Twenty-first avenue. Park avenue, near Keellne's. ' Perln avenue, east of Nicholas street. Benton street, between Hyde avenue and Prospect atreet. Corner Harrison atreet and Fuller avenu. Wabash roundhouse. Corner Frank street 'and Washington avenue. Driving park. There are 28 fire hydrants . In ' th city, so the elimination of these thirty, nine would leave 260, which are conceded to be In good working order and up to th requirements of the city ordinance City Officials aa Lobbyists. Tli mayor, th eight members of the city council, snd City Treasurer Tru ar to go. to Des Moines and mak a demojv atratlot. in favor of the passage of th' railroad terminal taxation bill which Sen ator Eaundera expects to introduce Wed nesday. It waa flrat auggeated by Coun cilman Younkerman that the mayor and city treasurer go, but Councilman Morgan thoughc that the matter was of such Im portance to th city of Council Bluffs that th entire council should go and do what It could to secure the passage of th bill. City Solicitor Kimball will be unsbln to accompany th delegation, as he Is In Minneapolis on legal business. At the inquest of the Trades and Labor Assembly, conveyed In a communication to th city council, a motion to employ union labor on municipal work so far aa practi cable, waa passed. The request was that the city favor union labor on all city work or work controlled by the city council. It waa also decided to accept an Invitation for the council to meet, some evening with the Trades and Labor assembly at the latter hall. The advisability of constructing crossings st Broadway and Flrat atreet,' la th mid dle of the block between First and Second atresia and at the foot of Glen avenu waa referred to the committee on atreeta and alleys with power to act. These crossings were asked for by buainess men on that part of Broadway. C. J. Smith waa granted a permit to con duct saloon .it 418 West Broadway. Th , Pottawattamie Abstract company aubmltted a proposition to furnish names tor special assessmenta at t cents a name. SB horses, cattle and HOUSEHOLD rUlUflTUltZ AT OKB-HAJLF TQB TTBTtai, BATES. triers IT Tb Clark Morta-ar ra. jo. p. tTlX" jwst- The city has been paying at the rate of 10 cents a name. The proposal was re ferred to the committee of th whole. The Bosrd of Fir and Police commls aloners reported that the fre department waa In urgent need of new hoae and the matter was referred to th committee on fir and light. The council adjourned to this afternoon when It will meet to esses up some more pr.rlng. MATTERS lit TUB DISTRICT COURT brand Jarr Charged to Investigate tho Coanty Jail. . In hla charge to the district court grand Jury which was Impaneled yesterday after noon' Judge Thornell Inatructed It to In quire into the conditions of the Jails, and to report Its findings to the court, that h might make suitable recommendatlona to the board of supervisors or other respon sible body. 'The former grand Jury reported that it had . found the county Jail In this cty In an unaatlafactory and unaanitary condition and that the conditions aa found by It wer a menace to the health of tha prisoner. Th attention of th supervisors was called to the need of radical Improvement In the county jail by Ed Canning before he re tired from' the office of sheriff, but up to date the board has don nothing In th matter. Delay In train servlc prevented some of th grand jurors from reaching tha city be for noon , and It was not until after the noon recess that th grand Jury was Im paneled. A. K. Chambers of Hardin town ship was appointed foreman and the other members are B. F. Koch of Mlnden, H. C. Jenkins of Lewis township, O. B. Mc Bride of Boomer township, H. J. Bchier brock of Neola, P. H. Moran of Council Bluffs, and George W. Jensen of Norwalk townahlps. Prospects are that there will be sufficient work to keep the grand Jury busy for the remainder of the week at least. Since tha last session of the grand Jury Borne ten defendanta have been bound over. Among those bound over to ' await the action of the grand Jury are Walter Good win, the "boy burglar" who confessed to a number of robberies, and Jim Qulnlce, the Greek cook boss of a railroad section gang, who Is charged with having acted as fence for Goodwin. Mike Rappe was bound over on the charge of forging tha Indorsement on an expreas money order belonging to another foreigner. George Prultt was bound over on tha charge of aaaault with Intent to kill. It being alleged that he slaahed hla brother-in-law, Nell Walters, , with a rasor. Pruitt lives at Honey Creek. It now looks as If it will be the middle. or perhsps the latter part of the week. Derore the trial of C. A. Wilding, charged with trying to extort money from Charles McKeown, a wealthy farmer of Creacent township, by threatening letters, can he taken up. Mrs. Ivy Ooldsberry haa filed an amnriri and substituted petition in her suit against Hansen A Nielsen. saloonmen. Hh. H.im. damages sctual and exemplary. In the aum oi o,uuo ror alleged sales of liquor to her minor son, Bert Suit, now said to be 16 years of age. The sales are all. o ,.. taken place in 1907 and 190. DAY OF GRACE FOR FRATERNITIES Breakdown of High School Heating riant the Cause. Tha students at tha hih ..hni given a houlday yeaterday owing to a m tn neating plant. When It was found that It would take th greater part of the day to repair the break Superlnten dent Beverldge Issued Instructions that the pupils be dismissed. Yesterday waa thn riav kr W k. b.j - - area, MJ J IIIQ OUifclU of Education on which atudents of the Council Bluffs Dublin irh nnl at hrtMuM Jk continue membership In any secret socie ties or fraternities tn wMh k. iw. ... long. Owing to the fact that there waa no aeasion of the high school classea. noth ing waa done in the mm., it k. Ji iimu urrn intended to have had a meeting In tha afternoon at which Superintendent Bever ldge was to have Inform. th. ....j .- ' - w .lUUCIHfl Just what th action of the board was In regara to such secret societies and Just what the meaning of the order waa. This meeting will be held today. nuperlntendent Bevei-tit. ..... j opinion last evening that the whole matter -nuouoieaiy would b settled amicably, and h did not believe from what he had learrd that there was any Intention on th part of any of the students, boys or girls, to oppose the re.nlii .v.. - - v. lug OUITQ of Education. "No drastic measures will do taxen, said Superintendent Beverldge, -...:.. i.. is snow of open defiance, Condition Which I feel r.rt.ln n. . occur. The boys and girls will .imply take the order in regard to this question as they would were It any other matter over which ie ooara or Education has control." iner are. It is said, about fifteen mem bers Of the boy fraternity V- .tiw.ii ms Omega Eta Tau, and about the same num ber of girls who belong to th sorority. Stolen Tools Identified. Th preliminary hearing nt rv.. th alleged tool thelf. was continued In police 'mT until this morning. Aa the -district court grand Jury Is now In session it Is likely the case will go dl- revi uo inai Dooy, Two Informations charalna brukin. . n entering wer filed yeateiday morning agalnat Mooney. One Information was sworn, to by Charles H. Robinson, who laenimea tools which wer In Mooney's possession, when arrested. These tools wer taken from the shed at the comer of Mynster and Scott streets, where the new First Christian church la being erected. Th second information waa worn to by Charles W. Lee, a son of W. ' Lee, proprietor of th old Graham planing mill at Second avenue anrt t,i-- teenlh atreet. Leo Identified some tools recovered by the nolle from Junk hop, where Mooney Is alleged to hava anM ih.n Th tools belonging to lies wore stolen m m planing mill on th night of January 18. Mooney's bond, waa fixed by Judge enyaer yesterday at 600 In each case. V. Bf. C. A. Fornaa. Th weekly sessions of the Young Men's Christian association forum, which were discontinued about three months ago, will b resumed this avonlng. As before these Informal gatherings will be held at the association headquarters, la South Main treet.' Toung Man's Christian association build ings will be th basis of th program for thla evening and Secretary Curtis has se cured Btereoptlcon picture of about forty association buildings, which will be used to' Illustrate thla feature of th evening's entertainment. Thar will be several musi cal numbers, both vocal amd Instrumental, and all young men ar corilally invited to attand. - f avrrlBsr Ltoosiaca. IxniMi to wad war Uiuid yesterday to th following: v Nam and Reatdne. Age EXbvr A. Oarula. Undrwoo4. Ia........... a Urac E. Cason, Naola, la 23 Harry H. Millar. Ddmrrln, In JO Annl Uaiakett. Bllvar City. Ta 13 Michael B. Cutaon. Council Bluffa XI Marart A. Maakck Council BUtU S) FOUR BILLS PASS SENATE All Are Important and Each Was Passed by Unanimous Vote. CUTTING OFT THE N PRIVILEGES House Member Not to Be rernaltted to Pot Their Feet on Their Desks While Dictating to Stenographers. i tFrom a Staff Correspondent.) DES MOINES, Feb. 2.-Speclal.)-The senate made a good start for the week by promptly paasing four bills on the calen dar, and among them two of very great Importance. Yet every one of the bills waa passed by a unanimous vote of the senate. The most Important was the bill to give specific duties to the county at torneys with regard t6 the enforcement of all lawa of the state. This Is a bill by Senator Cosson as a supplement to the bill he had paased laat week with regard to giving additional dutlea to sheriffs. It re quires the county attorneys to prosecute all offenders, and it open the way for the removal of such officers If they yield to local sentiment and refuse to prosecute, The Dowell bill to require th payment by banks In which county funds are depos lted of 1 per cent interest and forbidding the county treasurer from recelvelng any benefit therefrom, was passed. This Is a departure from the custom which haa given to the county treasurer th benefit of this fund. The senate also passed tha Francis bill to require the placing of lights on steam and sail boats in Iowa waters, and the bill to legalise the act of the town of Anamosa with regard to waterworks. Protect th Committee Clerks. In the house Mr. Allred Introduced a resolution to forbid members from having their feet on the desks while dictating to stenographers, and compelling them to re move their cigars. It also requires the members to go to the cloak rooms for smoking. The resolution went over. A resolution In th house by Stillman would provide a special committee of seven to draft amendments to the drainage laws to conform to the new amendment to the constitution. A resolution by Dewev would lesaen .the number of bills with a publication clause. For State-Wide Prohibition. Senator Whipple prcaented a petition from inmates of the State Institution for Inebriates at Knoxvllle, asking for the sub mission to the voters of a constitutional amendment for total prohibition of the liquor traffic. He also presented a num ber of other similar petitions from persona not In the Inebriate hospital. The house passed a bill giving $60 for the burial of a aoldler and a bill exempting dentists from Jury service. 1 Want Report of Elections. In the house White of Story Introduced a bill to require that judges of election shall telephone to the county official newspapers the results of the election. Other bills: Wilson, to establish an antitoxin labora tory at Ames. Smith of Wright, to punish for disturb ances in stations. White, to require advertising for bridge building. Qulgley. to permit counties to emulov de tectives. Smith of Mitchell, to describe and lecalize billa of lading. i. si- Jarrabce. to revise th law aa to motor vehicle numbers. Hunter, raising the age for commitment to the reform schools to 18. Receiver for Meek Brother. Meeks Brothers, manufacturers and mill men of Bonaparte, la., have been forced into involuntary bankruptcy in the federal court. They ar one of the blggeat and best known companlea in Iowa. The bankruptcy action was started In the eastern division of the federal court and became known here thla morning when C. L. Powell and J. J. Johnscn were appointed receivers. Meek Brothers mak woolen goods on a heavy scale and theli goods are known all over the United States. They came before the public when at tempta were made to remove th Bonaparte dam- Railroad Holds Election. IOWA FALLS. Feb. J.-(8peclal.) The new financial Interests that lecently came Into control of the St. Paul A. Dea Moines Railway company, manifested itself In the annual election of officers held In this city, and as a result there are several new faces on the board of directors and the new offi cial personnel of the company. F. W. Es tabrook of Boston Is the new president of the company, F. C. McMillan ot Des Moines Is secretary, William Welden, treasurer; FIRST BARE-PATED SOUL Being a Little IMaseH-Uon on the Pioneer Bald-Head. 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For sal at all drucclat. i ABRAHAM LINCOLN The Omaha Sunday Bee LINCOLN CENTENARY Will contain the following valuable contributions to hiatoryi Full page illustrations, made of half tone reproductions from Ida M. Tarbell's rich collection of Lincoln pic tures, caricatures of him made during the war, illustrations of his earlier life, his home, etc. Special articles as. follows: Senator Cullom on "Lincoln and Congress. " Booker T. "Washington on "An Ex-Slave's View of Lincoln." Alex del Mar on "The Inside His tory of War Time Finances." Clark Howell on "A Southerner's View of Jeff Davis." " Horace "White on "The Critical Period in the Republican Party." Alex del Mar on "Andrew John son Justified." Several other important articles, one by Admiral Dewey on "Lincoln and the Navy," and one by Elihu Root on "Lincoln as an Executive," are ex pected to be used in this number. - SUNDAY. FEBRUARY 7, 1909 Order it NOW from your Newsdealer or address: The Omaha Bee Omaha. Nebraska 3. H. Funk, counsel; W. J. Souder, super intendent. The new board of directors in cludes the names of Messrs Estabrook and McMillan and O. A. Fernald of Boston, W. A. Bradford and C. H. Starr of Chicago. FORTY STEERS PERISH IN STORM Animals Break from Faatare and . Frees Death la Creek Bottom. MARSH ALLTOWN, la.. Feb. 2. tSpeclal Telegram.) Forty fat steers of the valuu of $2,000, belonging to Jamea McManus. near Stanton, la., perished In Friday's billiard. The steers broke out of the pas ture and drifted with the storm. Twenty six were found dead In one place In a creek bed where the animals were drowned or froien. Deatk Dae t Morpklne. IOWA FALLS, la., Feb. 2.-(Special.-Judge H. K. Martin, acting aa coroner, impaneled a Jury, Saturday, to Investigate the cauae of the death of Jamea Cogswell. At the Inqueat It waa developed that Thurs day afternoon Mr. Cogawell had taken a dose of sixty gralna of morphine with sui cidal Intent. Mr. Cogswell was a man about alxty years of age and It la auppoaed that he had become discouraged over do mestic and flnsncial troubles. He is sur vlvled by his wife, a son, snd a daughter. The funeral will be held thla afternoon and interment will take place In Union ceme tery. Bar's Trlbat to Healy. FORT DODGEX Feb. 2. (Special Tele gramsJudge R. M. Wright of the dis trict court has announced Saturday after, noon at 2 o'clock aa tha hour aet aside fcr commemoration services for Thames D. Healy, tha bar association and public being Invited to attend. Speechea will be made by prominent attorneys and resolution of condolence by th bar association read. Many out-of-town people ar expected. Aaareaa by Praf. B. A. Stlner. PITT8BURQ, Feb. t With denomina tional ralllea in a dosen different churches th Pittsburg meeting of th National Horn Missionary movement cloaed tonight. Among the speakers were Professor E. A. Stlner, Iowa college, "The Ministry and the Immigrant." Rev. Ward Piatt, sec retary ot th Methodist Episcopal mission work In th wet, "Th Frontier." Soma Issw la lawa. BOONE, la.. Feb. (Special.) East of Boone, near Story City, th billiard of Friday ao drifted the snow that It has burled th Unas of th Boon County Telephone company, also piling over twenty-five foot poles, covering the wires and cross-arma. Th hug drifts look like mountains. Tot Stores Damaged at Fart Dodge FT. DODGE, la., Feb. 2. (Special Tele gram.) Fire, probably from short-circuited wires, did S&.000 damage In th D. M. Wood en! candy factory and J. C. Waldburger'a drug store, located In th buildings of L Garmo and estate flundsy night. law News Hate. BEDFORD Bedford has decided to pave a number of lis principal atreeta the coming year. ESTHERVILLE Ttie farmers' institute closed a very successful session here laat week. A larg number wer la attandanc all three daya. W. P. Morrison of College Springs, Judge Quartos of AJgona. Stat ON FEBRUARY 12, 1909, will be olv served the One Hundredth Annivcr sary of the birth of the Great Emancipator and Civil War President All over the land the most elaborate preparations for properly commemorating this event are being made. While every publication of note is giving up much space to articles concerning Lincoln, The Omaha Bee, in conjunction with the Chicago Tribune, will print on Sunday, February 7th, the most complete and artistic Lincoln Section of any paper in the West Dairy Commissioner B. C. Ilif and Prof. G. R. Bliss of Ames were on the program. BOONE Robert Benson, a fireman, waa seriously hurt on the Northwestern railway Saturday morning, somewhere on the West Iowa division. While looking out of the cab window he waa atruck on the head and ahoulder by a mall crane. He waa rendered unconacloils snd wiien taken to the hospital in this city was in a daxed condition. FORT DODGE The Haskell Indians were defeated In Fort Dodge by the crack Com pany O team. In the beat game ever wlt neaaed In this city, the acore being ib to S2. At no time was there a difference of more than six points in the score and that num ber waa reached only for a few minutes In the first half, the difference being In favor of Company G. IOWA FALU3 Rev. H. A. Noyes. pastor of the Preabyterlen church at Dows, ten dered his resignation at the morning ser vice yesterdsy. This step is said to have been taken by Rev. Mr. Noyea on account of hla poor health. He owns a tract of land at Warren, Minn., and hopes to Im prove It this summer, snd at the same time better his health by outdoor exercise. IOWA FALLS To the Boards of Super visors of Hardin, Franklin and Wright countiea will be piesented petitions asking for the establishment of one of the biggest drainage ditch propositions ever contem plated In thla part of the state. It la proposed to drsln thirty-seven square miles or lano, inciuaing Tour sections In Wright county, five sections In Franklin nnd twenty-eight sections In this county. LAMONI A cablegram has Juat been received here of the death of Mra. Carrte Judd Brigga. in the Philippine Island last Sunday. She was the daughter of Newton .ludd, a wealthy rapltallnt of Garden Grove, and the wife of Prof. Ooorge N. Brlggs. a former principal of me wmoni aciiooia. Mrs. tirlgga sisp taught In the schools of Lamnnl and other southwestern Iowa towns before going to me isiannn. snout aix yeara ago, to teach In tho government schools. CHARITON By a ruling of Judge Eichelberger In the Lucas county district court, where Mrs. E. R. Crocker, wife of the lata caahier of the defunct Flrat Na tional Bank of Chariton, brought suit to hold aa her share of her husband's eatste the homeetead property, and a third of the remaining property. It wai decided that aha was only entitled to a third of the eetat and that such third must come LOTEEifS Kg6 LENSES The Greatest Comfort Known to Wearers of Glasses ? Vn by thous ands and pro nounced by all thBB5TLEN5 ExSed LEFFERT,SConsiTec,,Ion Br. J. W. TE1RY, Hfjr. Optical Dept. 409 Drcsdway Some local illustrations, made up of portraits of people who came in con tact with Lincoln during his lifetime and who can relate some interesting stories of their experience with him. These will be half tones from present day photographs. ' General Grenville M. Dodge, tells his story of Lincoln and the Union Pacific. H. H. Fields of Council Bluffs tells of the visit of Lincoln to that city in 1859. David Doran of Beatrice, who was in Ford's Theater when Lincoln was shot tells his story of the event. J. W. Nichols of Omaha, who was one of Lincoln's personal body guards, gives an interesting interview. How the city of Lincoln came to be so named is well told by Mr. Albert Watkins of Lincoln. Many other equally Interesting and im portant local stories of Lincoln will be pub lished. . : out of the homestead. If th value of the homestead should amount to mora than a third of the estate, the homestead will have tn be sold and the widow re ceive an amount equal to a third of the estate C. R Kluger, th Jeweler, 100 Virginia avenue, Indianapolis. Ind., writes: "I was ao weak from kidney trouble that I could hardly walk a hundred feet. Four bottles of Foley's Kidney Remedy cleared my complexion, cured my backache and th Irregularities disappeared, and I can now ' attend to business every day, and recom mend Foley's Kidney Remedy to all suf ferers, as it cured me after th doctors and other remedies had failed." Sold by all druggists. The Model's Secret A STORY FOR FAT FOLKS. The Cloak Models' Association haa raised their calling to th status of a fin art. Th development and retention of a per fect figure la made the study of their Uvea. As a result they receive high salaries and, of courae, live correapohdlngly well. But good living and a perfect figure ar seldom contemporaneous In the same lady. They are so only when that lady Is willing to pay for her good times by most stren uous and persistent physical effort to keep har fat down. Ho the premier models, aome of whom are middle aged, have had. to fight a good fight hitherto. Hitherto is used advisedly, for now th struggle is less keen. Instead of dieting and exercise be Ink their reliance, the fol lowing mixture Is asked to do th work of keeping these ladles professionally fit: One-half ounce Mannola, V ounce Fluid Extract Caacara Aromatic, and 1 ounces of Peppermint Water. j This Is taken a teaspooaful after meals and at bedtime, and reporta Indicate It does not violate th truat put In It. Those, with a tendency to fatten, up keep their figures stationary by Its means, whll many finding themselves overfat have loat aa much as a pound a day by its use. Pitted only by our thoroughly Reliable and Ex. pert Opticians Council DliilaS. lova