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nil ItKK: OMAHA. TIiritSDAY. lK(T.MHKIi 7. I'.Ml
BRIEF CITY NEWS
Hare Soot Frtnt Xt.
Omaha Oeneral Hospital, Don. 655,
Egyptian Caocolrtea 30c Myers-Dillon.
Dm, Xiao, Itstnres, Burzaas-Qrasaea.
Bller Plating, Om. Mating Co, D.!i3S.
Chop Suejr Proprietor rinad Pain
Joe. ptoprifior of the Unique chop suav
house and restaurant at Fourteenth and
, touglas streets which was raided 'by
the police Saturday night was fined 2S
and costa in police court. Al I1ion,
Hie head waiter, who waa also arrested
I In tho raid, wan discharged.
Sickens to Addreaa Teachers AK red
Tennyson llokens. son of the faaioue
English novelist, will ruldrrss the school
teachers of Omaha Monday afternoon
at 4:15 o'clock at the Young Women's
Christian association auditorium. It was
planned to have him speak to the teach
ers at the city hall, but the arrange
ments' committee has decided on the
ue for Damage by Water Thomp
on, Belden & Co., have started suit
against the Omaha Water company and
the city of Omaha for $6,Mu damages In
district court, alleging that by negligence
of the defendants a fire dytlrant at Six
teenth and Howard streets burst and
flooded the company's basement, dolus
! great damage to stored goods. The flood
occurred March 25, 1810.
i Saloon Ken Porfelt Bonds Bonds of
,$100 each were forfeited by William Mll
I ler and A. Wank, proprietors of a saloon
at Thirteenth and Harnojr streets for
I non-appearanceb In police court. The
, two men were arrested Sunday night for
the alleged Hale of liquor on Sunday.
) Blank and Miller were released on J100
' bonds to appear In court. Four Inmates
, who were arrested at the time of the
raid were fined $5 and costs each.
After Care Builders The police and
probation officers are again after a
, bunch of boys who are constructing a
cave at Twenty-first and Ppencer
afreets. This time. If they are caught,
they will be Jailed, or sent to the In
Woods Oats a Release J. A. Woods,
S222 North Eighteenth street, arrested and
charred with reckless driving, was dis
charged In police court yesterday. Mr.
Woods wan charged with having run
' dowrt Arthur and Henry Payton at Tenth
and Harney streets Sunday afternoon,
while they were going home from Sunday
school. Mr. Woods admitted in court
that he ran into the boys, but that It was
purely accidental and not on account of
CHURCH WOMENMAKE MONEY
Cfd-istmas Fair Being Held in The
Bee Rotunda a Great Success.
FOUR NEW CHURCHES SELLING
Rotanda of 1 he Bee la Filed nlta
I'rettr Thlnaa to Delight the
Feminine Heart on Sale
by the Churches.
Asked for Pension,
But-He Didn't Get It
- BALTIMORE, Dec. 6. Governor Wood
row Wilson, in a algned statement Issued
here tonight regarding a etory printed
today that he had' applied to the Carnegie
foundation for a pension, admitted that
he had made such application before his
election aa governor of New Jersey.
The governor justified his action on the
grounds of long service as a teacher;
that he had no private means to depend
upon, and that "a man who goes Into
politics, bound by the principles of honor
puts his family and all who may be de
pendent upon him for support at the
mercy of any Incalculable turn of the
wheel of fortune."
J Ib . said, .ha.- pould-' not understand, why
the matter should come up now, as the
foundation had not granted the allowance.
Suit for Disposition
of the Wood Estate
Involved financial affairs of Mrs.
iJaiVy B. Wood, widow of the late Ben
13. Wood, are made one of the chief
grounds of a suit for deposition of the
Brn B. Wood estate and the distribution
of the property among Mr. and Mrs.
Wood's children, started in district court
ty Mrs. Wood and the children yester
day. Frank T. Hamilton, trustee of the
estate, is the defendant Mr. Woods will
provided that his estate remain Intact
during the life of his widow, she to re
ceive the entire Income. Upon her
death It was to be distributed among
the children, I-.eB.oy and Robert Wood,
Hen B. Wood,. Jr., and Mrs. May Wood
The petition asserts that Mrs. Wood's
financial affairs have become so Involved
tliut creditors are about to force her to
surrender her entire life estate and that
phe has assigned her entire Income to
lier children in consideration of their
agreement to pay all her debts up to
the amount of 115,000. In view of this
situation, say the petitioners, there no
lunger exists any reason why the affairs
of the estate should not be wound up
and the property distributed.
Negro Lynched for
Attacking a Girl
VALLIANT. Okl.. Iec. 6. A mob forced
an entrance to the jail here today, se
cured a negro, who refused to give his
name, and hanged him to a tree at the
fair grounds near the town. The negro
was arrested on the charge of attacking
the U-year-oId daughter of Leo Saunders
of this place. The mob dispersed, leaving
the body of tho negro swaying in the
U. S.GRANT POST PUTS
NEW OFFICERS IN PLACE
V. S. Grant Post No. 110, at Its
annual 1 election In Uariglit hall lost
night Installed the following officers for
the ensuing year: I'ost commander, W.
II. Russell; senior vice commander,' Jo
seph Malllson; junior vice commander,
W. C. Templeton; chaplain, N. K. Van
IluKen; quartermaster, 13. A. Fannalee;
officer of the' day, Li. D. Hulett; officer
of the guard, Joseph Doherty; surgeon,
1-'. B. Bount.
Kdwaid Updike and W. O. Templeton
were made delegates to the annual state
encampment to be held at Beatrice in
May, with Joseph I'ohtriy and L. Jj.
Hulett as alternates.
BRESSLER'S VISIT HERE
PROVES A COSTLY ONE
Isaac Bressler, enroute from Kearney
to Corpus Christ I, Te.. stopped In Omaha
last night long enough to get robbed of
JK and a draft for 1175. Bressler was
walkllig between Tenth and Eleventh on
) eruam streets about 7:20 o'clock when
a negro ran up and struck him In the
mouth, daslng him sufficiently to gel
the money and make his escape. Brass
ier told the police of the us.ault and rob
I'ernlstent Advertising It the Road to
Big Returns. r---
There was a grand shllt yesterday
In the big Christmas fair being held In
the rotunda of The Bee Jjulldlng. The
churches which displayed their wares
Monday and Tuesday vanished and four
different churches took possession of the
In the square around the gold fish pond
the women of the First Christian church
re selling all sorts of dainty and
delectable sewed and cooked concoctions.
Mrs. J. W. Gill and Mrs. C. K. Smith,
famous as candy makers, are dispensing
nut creams, peanut paste, stuffed figs
and dates, divinity and an array of other
sweets. Mrs. J. H. Montgomery, Mrs. N.
Burns, Mrs. Robert Reed, Mrs. M. J. Wil
bur, Mrs. N. Johnson and Mrs. Marsh
Parker are saleswomen at the bakery
.section, where they have brown and
white bread, and all kinds of pies.
Mr. T. W. Rock, chairman of the bazar;
Mis. J. II. Chapman and Mrs. C. M.
Syfert are showing a large assortment of
aprons ranging from the most practical
large calico and gingham kitchen aprons
and black sateen office aprons to the most
frivolous and . flirtatious little round,
heart-shaped and diamond-shaped affairs
covered with lace, ribbons and hand-embroidery.
Miss Hasel LWarnetta has a
large display of her own handiwork In
llaby Uootla lHsplajed.
The women ot Uie Cherry Hill Congre
gational chureh, with Mrs. G. 8. Bruw
ster aa chief saleswoman, have a big
showing of baby goods. Bibs, bootees,
rompers, Buster Brown suits, little girls'
dresses, both plain and elaborated with
hand embroidery, are to be had here.
Dolls and doll fixings are also in this
section, where are Mrs. A. C. Blngel, K. D.
Kettels, Mrs. F. S. Carmlchael and Mrs.
Edward West. Plain aprons and fluffy
tea and kenslngton aprons embroidered
In pink, blue and white flowers are sold
by Mrs. Herbert Cox, Mrs. V. Harrow,
Mrs. A. J. Latey and Mrs. M. Thompson.
JelHes and cakes are In charge of Mrs.
John Syme and Mrs. A. F. Falkner, Mrs.
May Burchard displays china.
Broom bags, button bags, laundry bags,
darning bags, kensington bags, shoe bags,
In short, every kind of bags, made in
flowered chintz and denim, are being, sold
by the women of the Farkvale Congrega
tional church under the leadership ot Mrs.
George Emery at the east side of the lies
lobby. Assisting her are Mrs. O. W. Far
ley, Mrs. H. N. Adamson, Mrs. E. C.
Wilbur, Mrs. Charles A. Burdlrk. Mrs. Si.
Lb Jenkins and Mrs. M. L. Horner. i
Attractive and substantial croclwrted
articles baby shoes, jackets, bags and
hug-me-tlghts are arrayed In sightly pro
fusion at the southeast corner of the ro
tunda at the tables of the German Evan
gelical church. Aprons, candles and
knick-knacks of all kinds are also shown
here by Mrs. George Marks, Mrs. J
Schlelp, Mrs. H. Swartz, Mrs. S. J. Va
gell and Mrs. F. Ostertag.
In the neighborhood of $300 was cleared
by the women of the four churches which
had their goods on sale Monday and
Tuesday the Westminster Presbyterian,
United Brethren, Hanscom Park Metho
dist Episcopal and Grace United Evan
BRAG00 FALLS AND DIES
ON WAY TO THE HOSPITAL
Complaining that he had a terrible
headache, Charles Bragoo, aged 41 years,
entered tha Stllllngs cigar store at 318
South Tenth street, shortly after 12
o'clock, and after making a few nemarks
to one of the clerks, fell headlong" to the
floor. He was picked up and taken to
St. Joseph's hospital, hut he died while
on the way. Policesurgeons say that
death resulted from a cerebral hem
It is not known where the dead man
lives or whether he has any relatives. He
Ing company for the last year, but little
can be learned of him there. The police
are seeking Information about him.
rr. C. 8. Bhcpard, who recently under
went an operation for a tumor on his
neck, is rapidly recovering ana Is able
to be out.
i Lvle Griffin, agent of the Star Union
line: Ed. Merchant, traveling passenger
agent of the Central Pacific and F. A.
Archer, traveling ireigni agent or the
Northern Pacific are among the Kansas
City railroad men who are spending tlffe
day In the city.
New Commandant of the
High School Cadets Popular
Captain Arthur P. Cowan of
Fort tmisha, the newly appointed
rptrniandant of the Omaha High
Sihcol cadets, is well versed In
tv'lltary affairs, especially In mili
tary training, and It Ij expected
) e will turn out a successful regi
ment of cadets this school yeni.
lie Is at present the omnia:. ditnt
of the training school of the signal
corps t Fort Omnha and Is meet
ing with much s.;'-ceps in work,
both as a disciplinarian and as an
Captain Cowsn graduated from
Wnt Point In l!ft, and went from
there to Cuba ns a second lieu
tenant In the Fifteenth Infantry In
the mmo year. Ho remained there
tor on year and then returned to
the United States and served as
second lieutenant In tho same regi
ment the next six months. He was
transferred to China late in l'.M.
He was appointed to u first lieu,
tenancy in the Fourteenth infantry
In February, 1901, and then trans
ferred to the Philippines. In March.
IIHi", lie whs raised to the rank of
captain and assigned 1o the Twen
tieth Infantry nt Fort Leavenworth
Washington. 1. C, where he rental
the War department summoned lilm
He succeeds Lieutenant William N
corps, who haves for his new pot I
CAPTAIN ARTHUR C. COWAN.
Kan. Two years later lie was sent to
tied until August 1 of this year, when
to Fort Omaha.
Haskell, also of the Foil Omaha slannl
n the Phllfpplncs u,fter the Christmas
TAFT CLUB MEETS SATURDAY, Will of Miss Curtis is
T'1 J rt i Tii rr
Organization to Be Perfected at J- 1IUU 111 UUUU011 BlUIIS
Meeting at the Rome.
Boys' Clothes Make Good
Kven It your boy can't have the best of everything for his Xmiw he) fa bT
beet of clothes. Wearing the beat of clothes as a boy will help m lot to m&k
him the best kind of a man. Your boy Is entitled to and ought to have the up
lifting Influence of the best clothes, especially when they cost you less money
than the "go-to-plecea-quick" kind. Come here tomorrow bring the boy along
boys know a lot about right dressing. You'll teach them a lot more by having
thera help select their owu clothes. We want the boys to see the style ami snap
thHt go Into our suits and overcoats the new colors the smart tailoring. Let
him feel and learn to judge pure woolens let him see that he's not only getting
the best clothes made but that you his father or mother are saving $2 to (4
on his suit or overcoat by buying her and now.
Suits and Overcoats S1.95-S2.95-S3.95-S4.95 Upwards
Omaha's Largest and Dost Equipped Clothing Store
DELEGATES FOR STATE MEET
Alen to Represent the Local Ilepali
Henna at (he Mass Convention
at Llneoln Will Re Re
leetecf a That Time.
The Taft Republican club will meet
Saturday evening; at 8 o'clock In the ban
quet room of the Rome hotel to perfect
the organisation. At this meeting of
ficers will be elected and 100 deletrates
selected to attend the mass convention to
be held at Lincoln on December 19.
All republicans who have signed as
members of the club and other republi
cans who wish to Join are Invited to at
tend the meeting.
Addresses will be made by John I-ee
Webster, William F. Gurly, A. W. Jef-
feris nnd others.
Members who have signed today the lift
for a call for the meeting are: -Anderson,
Hans. Koslol, T. W.
Uorghoff, John. Jjimp. Carl U.
Huleron, John O. ' Ieslie, l,elgh.
Chae. Clement. Italia. T. it
Clark, Smith. Iiomla. M. tr
Cott, Charles R. Mathlesnn. John.
Cott, M. J. Moore, W. W.
Cott, George. Norbery. John.
Dull, Augustus. Olson, J. A.
Doll, C. l' Orchard, 8. A.
Duke, Jr., R. B. Palm, C. F.
Forsyth, Jas. Porter, R. B.
Foster, Charles E. Pchopp, J. W.
Oantz. J. H. Shakelfnrd, Harry Vf
Oarrotte, Alfio., , Kiduer, Fred.
Godfrey, H. F. Sugarman, Martin.
Griffin, W. D. Taylor. D. a ,
Harris, Ixuls. Wnajre, Paul.
Helmer. O. H. Warren, W. J.
Keller. William S. Wood, Dr. O. S.
Klnsler, A, V. Yost, A. N.
Klnsler, J. C.
A copy of the will of Miss Clara R.
Curtis, who died at llerkeley. Cel., re
cently, was probated In the district court
at Council Bluffs yesterday. The will
disposes of property, tho bulk of which
goes to a brother, Samuel S. Curtis of
Omaha, to be held In trust during lils
life for tho use of his two daughters,
Kate and Carlta Curtis. The property
consists largely of real estate, part of
which Is located In Pottawattamie county
Iowa. Mr. Curtis Is also made executor
of the will without bond.
Miss Curtis, who had never married,
left J1.000 to her sister, Julia C. Halrd, of
Berkeley, to be used In promoting her
work In the field ot Christian Science and
to help the Berkeley society. In addition
to this she gives-$s.ono to Mrs. Rulrd for
her own use. To her two Omaha nieces,
LOCAL IRON WORKERS TAKE
. DOWN M'NAMARA'S PICTURE
A lengthy session of local union No.
21 of the International Union of Bridge
and Structural Iron workers was held
Tuesday evening at Labor temple, but no
action woh taken with reference to the
pleas of Kullty of tho McNamara brothers.
though the room In which the meeting
was hold was crowded for the closed ses
sion which lasted nearly three hours.
Secretary Painter stated that some action
night be taken later.
An action of Mr. Painter shows what he
at least thinks of the two brothers. A
framed photograph of J. McNamara,
which has been hanging on the "wall Is
now laying face downward on Mr. Paint
like in Candy I
just a dash of
with an exqui
site flavor that
lasts and lineers.
The Mints ForMe
is the latest wrinkle In canrty. Don't miss
it. Delicious, temptinR. Spurs digestion,
too. 10 cents a box. Never sold in bulk
ff (t I 1 'l a . I warn. V V.
Ask Your Doctor
Stop coughing! Coughing rasps and tears. Stop it I Coughing
prepares the throat and lungs for more trouble. Stop itl There is
nothing so bad for a cough as coughing. Stop it ! Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral is a medicine for coughs and colds, a regular doctor's medf
Cine. Use itl Ask your doctor if this is not good advice, f .'
I.tti Lr a U 1 f, i U
The Christmas shopping rush will soon
be on arid then travel on the street cars
will be attended with more or less crowd
ing and discomfort, in spite of all the
provisions we can make. We therefore
earnestly urge the public to Shop Early.
Stocks of merchandise in the stores are
now at their best and sales-people can
wait on you more satisfactorily now than
they can later,
Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway Go.
Comes the delicate flour.
There's only a little.
And around it lies gluten that's
hard and tough bothersome in
To pick this cream of the flour
from the ordinary, we sift it ten
Ten times through fine silk.
And only the daintiest particles,
sifting through, go- out as Gold
The rest we deem unfit.
Do you want all of the flour, or just the best of
Will you have milk and cream, or just the cream,
when both cost an equal price ?
There can't be any question. '
Then in ordering, Madam, don't merely say
4flour.' That means any flour.
Say the flour you want say
V10 Mrnii FLCU
TiD ez Bread the People Like
urcUCl ... 5c at all grocers
fl- v. ....
.7 " , "read ui. peapl. Ilka
J"- th. lra that bak. thj, braid u".'
PfP' '' U th. bakar that am!
ploya tha bakers that bak. th. breaJt tV.
peup . Ilka Th. p.pl. of On.tht "Jr. th.
.-w.s -av .ay A V if UfVlsVa.
v. itxajc BArara coxrAirr
BoED IN OMAHA
Many In Omaha are now using th.
simple buckthorn bark and glycerlu.
mixture known as Adler-1-ka. tha new
German Appendicitis remedy. A blN
UL1S IX)tiLJ relieves constipation, sour
stomach or gas on the stomach almost
INSTANTLY. This simple mixture
antlseptlclzea the digestive orgaua and
draws off the impurities and people ar.
surprised how QUICKLY it helpa ,
The Sherman & McConnell Prug Co,,
Cor. 16 th and Dodge. Cor. 16Ui and Har
ney. Cor. 21th and Farnam, 207-S Norta ,
lCth Bt. I
THE OMAHA BEE ;
Omaha's Great Home Ppct
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