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BRIEF CITY NEWS
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Omaha General Hospital.
Oas. Sleo. natures, Bnrr-ess-Oranrten.
Xfrptlan Chocolate 300. M er-lH Ion.
Myrtle Afiau Property Sold r. i
Hern, thnxmh 1Mb (llovrr Iti'nlty Sytull
rate, lias Mild t. KrnrFt Ulovrr llm pmi-
rty.at 3 Myrtle avenue for 3.-. Mon
day afternoon Ilia Ultiver Sjniilrate
sold f.irty-four tcrt of trackaco properly
on Hodge stri-et to the NVy Manuf act ur
ine company, whii li vlll sunn locate here.
Curry Ooes to Convention Hpv. li. n.
Curry leaves tj.lay f .r New Torlc to
attend tlio flint nipetlnu of tho Hoard of
Kducatlon of tlxi Northern Kaptlst con
vention. Thin nioetliiR takes In all tho
churches north of the Mason and llxon
line and west to tho ceant. He bops a
a delegate for Nebraska and several other
Haverly Delivers the Bond a Frank A.
l''uray, city and county treasurer, re
ceived a telparam yesterday from t.
M. llaverty, county clerk, Maying that he
had succeeded In hlB mission to deliver
J200,ono court house bonds in St. Louis.
The bonds, with accrued Interest, amount
ing to $20:1,310, were placed In a St. Louis
bank this morning.
Plan for Initiation
Puzzles Gus Renze
The brain of Qua Rente, master artisan
of Ak-Sar-Ben, worka at its best only
amid the familiar scenes of tho Den, so
Gus is trying to heat hia office with an
clectt-io hoater. and do hla thinking there,
walking occasionally through tho build
ing to quicken Mb circulation. Any day
now Gus can be found In his office chair,
enveloped In cigar smoke and rumination.
His present problem is to work out In
the rough a scheme for this year's ini
tiation and show at tho Den.
II. J. Penfold, secretary of Ak-Sar-Ben,
Is expected here from his California win
ter home within a few days. When he
arrive & date for the 'annual meeting of
knights at the Den will be set.
Former Omaha Man
Returns to Marry
L. Jay Camp, a prominent Creston, la.,
attorney and former county attorney o
Union county, Iowa, once a practicing
lawyer In Omaha, wua licensed to wed
Miss Jessie V. Shearer of Creston by
"Cupid" Furay, marriage license clerk in
the county Judge's office yesterday. They
were married at 6 o'clock yesterday after
noon. They returned at once to Creston
and later will go to Denver on. a honey
Mr. Camp and Miss Shearer have been
sweethearts for nearly ten years. He li
47 years old and she is 35 years old. Mr.
Camp and his first wife were divorced
eleven years ago.
Gov. Brady Back
from Governors' Trip
Former Governor Brady of Idaho, Who
Witn the western governors made a awing
around the circle, visiting most of the
eastern and southern states, Journeying
on a special train, was In the city yester
day on hia way home.
Mr. Brady la of the opinion that the
trip of the governors will be of great
benefit to the west. The train was out
some sixteen days and during that time
dozens of speeches, all booming the west,
were delivered to largo crowds. The Idaho
man, single handed and alone, delivered
nineteen speeches from the rear end of
the train, In halls and at banquets.
TALKS WITH SON WHO IS
AfiOUT 2,000 MILES AWAY
City Passenger Agent Thomas Godfrey
of the Missouri Faclflo was the recipient
of a most enjoyable Christmas surprise,
a long-distance telephone talk with his
eon, Dr. Godfrey, who la engaged in prac
tice In Philadelphia.
Christmas afternoon Mr. Godfrey was
Sitting In the Missouri Pacifio city of
fice, when he was notified of a long dis
tance telephone call. A moment later he
had the receiver at his ear and was talk
ing with his son, almost 2,000 miles away.
Ill Id Cod liver 01
No Other Emulsion Has Tbe Quality
There Are Two Sizes 1 6 oz. and
8 oz. Each Brown Bottles Only.
No fg To Eat Up Quantity
All Druggists are Glad to Sell It
Children Love It Tastes Good
' Sample Bottle Free by Mail
That those who are seeking health anil
strength for ;'iemelves, children, rela
tives or friends may experlenco the life
giving properties of this exclusive Nor
way gold medal ozonised cod liver oil
medicinal food emulhlon as well aa to
know Ozomulslon superiority In being
most palatable and easy to take a gen
erous J-oz. bottle will he sent by mall to
those who send addresses by postcard or
letter to Osomulsion, MS Pearl Ht.. N. Y.
Get the Original and Genulna
30 BUG ECS
Thi Food-drink for All Ages.
For In! anU, In v alidi, and Grr, win g children.
PureNurrition, up building the whole body.
Invigorates the nursing mother and the aged.
Rjch rnillt, malted grainf hi powder form.
A quick lunch prepared fa a minnte.
Tiki bo substitute. Ask (or HORLlCK'S.
Clot In Any Milk Trust
DECORATION BIDS HELD UP
Commissioners Kestrained from
Awarding Court House Contract.
RESTRAINING ORDER IS ISSUED
Urrhnril A Wlthrlm'a Application
Srls Forth that Time to Pre
pare Proposals Is Net
Alleging that the Hoard of County
Commissioners was about to let a con
tract for Interior decoration of tho new
county building In an llleaal manner and
to the disadvantage of the county, the
Orchard & Wllhelm Carpet company
started an injunction suit against ths
At 10 o'clock, two hours before the
time set for tho opening of the bids.
Peputy Sheriff Flanagan served upon the
commissioners a temporary restraining
Older, Issued by Oorgrt A. 1'ay of tho
equity division of the district court. Tho
order restrains tho board from opening
or accepting bids on this work and from
warding a contract during the pendency
of tho suit. Hearing on tetnivirary In
junction was set for December 30.
More Tim Wanted.
The Orchard & Wllhelm company's
petition alleges that after tho commis
sioners rejected t!io first set of decora
tion bids they readvertlsed, but only far
two weeks. They say they wish to bid
and can offer a bid that may be bcttr
than any submitted to the board; but
they have not had tlmo to prepare their
proposals. Sketches of mural paintings,
w hich must accompany bids, require sev
eral days for preparation. Unless re
strained, says the petition, the board will
award tho contract to a bidder who Is
not lowest and best. It adds that the
building Is not yet fit to be decorated.
The commissioners said they will have
the county attorney appear In Judge
Day's court and defend at the proper
time. No bids will be opened nor con
sidered until disposition of the case Is
Webster to Banquet
Michigan "M" Men
Arrangements are complete . for the
banquet to be given to Michigan "M"
men by John II. Webster at the Uni
versity club on the evening of January 5.
Casper K. Yost, '61, lias been chosen
toastmaster, and the former University
of Michigan athletes who have been
decorated with the coveted "Ms" are an
nounced for speeches as follows:
Lyslo I. Abbott, '91, "My Batting
Charles L. Thomas, '93, "The Editorial
Frank Crawford, '93, "Michigan's
John -Totter Webster, '11, ' Kalsing the
Albert W. Jefferls, '93, "A Three
Bagger." J. DeForest Klchards, 'M. "Foot Ball
Charles G. McDonald, '00, "Touch
downs on Penn."
Henry T. Clarke, Jr., '99, "Then and
Mr. Webster la himself a Michigan
man and In June was honored by the
faculty with an honorary degree.
Publicity System .
for Short Weights
Mayor Dahlman has Instructed John
Grant Pegg, Inspector of weights and
measures, to start a card-scoring sys
tem with the beginning of theyear. Mer.
chants In all lines who sell by weight
and measure will be rated and the report
of their standing published each month.
The mayor Intends to have the system
gradually extended until all merchandise
sold by weight or measure will be
scored and the dealer In such merchan
dise will be compelled to see his standing
published each month. "Let them give
short weight a time or two," said' the
mayor, "have the fact published and
watch them reform."
Bullet is Removed
from Frohm's Body
William Frohm, the chauffeur who ac
cidentally shot himself In the breast Tues
day morning and who was thought to
be In a critical condition, was success
fully operated upon Tuesday afternoon at
Wise Memorial hospital by Dr. B. A. Mc
Dermott. I . J 11
The bullet, which was of large" caliber,
entered Frohm's left breast and took an
upward course, and for this reason tho
attending Burgeon had a difficult task
extracting it. Yesterday Frohm was
resflng easily and his chances for recov.
ery are now thought to be excellent.
Explosion in Peoria
May Be Fatal to Four
l'EORIA, 111., Dec. J7.-As a result of
an explosion of a gasoline tank at a dyeing
an 1 cle'inlng establishment on Main
street here today one man was killed
and, three others were probably fatally
Injured. All the victims were employes.
JOHN II ANNA, 1 years old.
K. shanemakcr, manager.
Unidentified woman; badly burned.
PROTEST AGAINST SCHEME
OF SOLICITING FUNDS
According to the Commercial club, the
Armenian people of Omaha regard as an
illegitimate scheme the ' solicitations of
funds In a large number of towns and
cities of Nebraska by Armenians, who say
that the money Is for relief of their
people, who have lost all their property
through Turkish depredations.
The charities endorsement committee of
the Commercial club and the Associated
Charities warn the business men of
Omaha agalruit these solitltors and ask
Jiem to refer all Solicitors to the charltlea
endorsement committee for proper creden
tials. If not already provided with them,
OMAHA CHINESE TO HAVE
TIME ON THEIR NEW YEAR'
Local celestials will hold their annual
New Year'a festivities during the second
week In February, according to Joe Lee,
proprietor of the Golden Kagle restaurant
at 1304 Douglas street, one of Omaha's
prominent Chinese cltlsens.
The celebration will probably last but
four days, but during that lima it will
be observed with all due ei lat. in addi
tion to the celebration In Omaha, many
of the local Chinese will remember their
relatives and friends in the orient with
the usual New Year's greetings.
Realty Men Plan ,
to Become Gardeners
Tno Ileal Kstate exchange has de
cided that all vacant lots In the city
should be planted to vegetables or flow
ors this year and to that end authorised
the appointment of a committee of five
ti out lint' n plan of campaign.
It was also decided to hold a bmiciuct
some time In January and K. P. Ilostwick,
W. II. tlates, II. M. Christie. W. 11.
Green and P. J Tebhlns were appointed a
John It. Urn ml t reported that the case
wherein the city socks to compel the
Union Pacific to build a new viaduct
over the tin ks wi Eleventh street had
been i"t for hearing before the state
supreme court on January in. Ho also
said the city council had promised the
improvement clubs not to repeal the new
viaduct ordinance, which gives the city a
standing In court, until the Union Pa
cific had submitted plans for the ade
quate and acceptable repair of tho via
duct. Tho road had told the council, he
said, that 11 would make the viaduct
strong enough for an eighteen-ton load.
In case II should be allowed to repair the
William Tigh Asks
CJourt for Retrial
William Tigh may get a new trial of
his $28,000 damage suit against J. I. Kemp
for alienation of hit wife's affections,
and ono of Judge William A. Rodlck's
last official acts luforo he leaves the
district bench on January 4 may be a
reversal of himself, for this is what the
granting of a new trial In the Tlgh-Kemp
case would be.
The Jury gave a verdict for the defend
ant Kemp, Arguments on Tlgh's new trial
motion, which were made to Judge Red
lek yesterday by W. J. Connell for
Kemp and John O. Yelser for Tigh, de
veloped tho fact that one of the court's
instructions to the Jury may have been
erroneous. The Instruction was to the
effect that (he plaintiff should not recover
unless the acts of the defendant were the
controling cause of the alienation. The
contention of the plaintiff was that he
should recover If the defendant's acts
were either the controlling or a con
tributing cause. If Judge Redlok comes
to this view he will order a new trial.
He took the matter under advisement for
a few days.
ELSASSER HELPS WOMAN
TO RECOVER HER BABY
County Commissioner Peter E. Elsasser
Is busying himself ai a baby retriever,
Mrs. Daisy Carman, a woman who has
lived at the county hospital for the last
year, being the beneficiary of the com
Mrs. Carman has appealed to Mr. El
sasser for aid. She has had a woman
taking care of her baby for several
months. Now her mother In Minneapolis
has sent word that she will give her and
her child a home there. Mrs. Carman
says that when she went to get her baby
the woman refused to give It up and an
nounced her Intention to adopt It.
Mr. Elsasser agreed to help Mrs. Car
man recover the child.
Illrths amd Deaths.
Births Joseph and Mary Rkaiak, Ben
sen, boy! Mr. and Mrs. Frits Lubhe, 1W3
Van Camp avenue, boy; K. W. and
Katrina llarman, boy; Frank and Electa
Nelson, 502 Ohio street, boy; J. W. and
Zella Miller, M3 North Thirty-sixth
street, boy; James and Mary Konvalin,
"10 Center street, boy; L. A. and Floe
Jensen, 2(102 North Twenty-seventh street,
girl; Hobs and Daisy Doud, IMS Marcy
street, boy. .
Deaths Mm. knnnle E. Gibson. 75 years,
Uinta, apartments; Lawrence Arnold
Walters, H years, S34K Meredith avenue;
William Hay lee, 68 years, Ht. Joseph's
hnnpltal: Mrs. Lucy A. Gafford, 71 years,
1412 North Thirty-third street.
Persistent Advertising Is the Road to
An unusual sale of furniture
The green seal of quality event
Tuesday morning, January 2; we
begin an unusual sale of furniture
that will continue all the month. It
is unusual because the depth of the
cut in prices is greater than we ever
made before. In every case the
price-reductions are genuine. The
array of furniture includes the fin
est wood6 in the store with articles
for every part of the home.
JThe reductions range from 10 to
60 per cent.
in Sunday Bee
Miller, Stewart & Beaton Co.
The Tag-Policy House
Established 1884 413-1W7 South 16th Street
BERNSTEIN MAY LOSE HIS JOB
Some Judges Oppose His Reappoint
ment s Jnrenile Officer,
OUTSIDE BUSINESS AS REASON
Ton Marh of the Time nf tee Head
Prehatlnn Officer in Taken lp
nltk Ills Oalolde tH
nrctlAu. Mngy Itrmstrln, chief Juvenile officer,
may not be reappointed by tho sex en
Judges f the district cmirt when they
hold their annual meeting New Year's
day. All tho Judges refuse to nay whether
or not Bernstein will bo reappointed, hut
It Is a well known fact that hn will have
the hearty opposition bt some members
of the Judicial colteae. The opposition is
based largely on the belief that Hem
steln's private business affairs and his
work In a salary position ha holds out
side of the Juvenile work conflict with his
labor as a public servant.
At the New Year's day annual meeting
the Judges will assign dockets, elect a
presiding Judge, appoint ta;ilffs, fix dates
for terms of court In the counties of the
district and transact any other business
that may come up.
Saloon Men War
Over Good Stand
Discovering that at the end of the fls.
cl year there will be a surplus of about
$7,000 in the fire fund, the Hoard of the
Fire and Police Commissioners yesterday
afternoon adopted a resolution requesting
authority from the city council to buy
two automobile runabouts, costing not to
exceed 11,250 each, one for the use of each
of the assistant fire chiefs. The same reso
lution carried a request for authority to
purchase 8,000 feet of fire hose.
As a license board the commissioners
heard protests filed by the Anti-Saloon
league against the issuance of aaloon
licensee to Emll Hanson, 1S3 Chicago
street; Frank Streypa, 201 South Ninth
street; and Henry C. Rahn, 130" Farnam
street. Hanson andxStreypa were charged
with selling liquor after hours, and Rahn
with conducting a disorderly place. The
presentation of objections was conducted
by Thomas Darnell of Lincoln, attorney
for the league. O. A. Wardell and Leroy
Henry, detectives for the league, fur
nished the testimony.
The detectives testified that In both the
saloons named they purchased and drank
liquor after S o'clock In the evening. The
proprietors denied that they have violated
the law and said If liquor has been sold
after 8 p. m. it has been without their
knowledge and consent.
In the Rahn case Sergeants Vanous and
SamuolHon testified they were sent to the
aaloon November 14 and arrested eleven
women who were sitting around tablea in
the rear drinking beer and other liquor.
Decision was reserved In ail cases.
The protests against granting licenses
to Louis Peterson, Hans Netlsen and F.
M. Walker, all of whom desire to con
duct saloons at Twenty-first and Cum
ing streets, were called, but on motion
of the attorneys for the applicants the
hearings were continued until Thursday
afternoon. This Is a ease In which each
saloonkeeper for business reasons Is
trying to keep the others out.
RUSSIANS URGE BOYCOTT OF
AMERICAN MADE MACHINERY
LONDON, Dee. ZT. A St. Petersburg
dispatch to the Dally Telegraph says that
through the medium of Count Stenboclc,
former marshal of nobility of Kherson,
many Kemstvo members In that province
are urging a boycott of American ma
chinery and goods as a protest against
"American Interference" In Russian in
UOTEKIXTS Of OCBASf TBAUZSM.
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Amato now sings
only for the Victor
The great baritone of the Metropolitan Opera has
decided, like other noted artists, that only the Victor
can do justice to his voice and will therefore make
records only for the Victor.
The first Amato records arc selections from the
operas in which he has made his greatest successes,
and they reproduce the voicc.of the famous baritone
with all its wonderful purity and stirring resonance.
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88327 Carmen Canton del Toreador (Toreador Song) . . . .Blast
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Victor Necd1t S esntt per 100, 60 ctnts per 1000
GEO. E. MICKEL, Manager
15th and Harney Sis., Omaha
334 Broadway, Counoll Bluff a
We Wish You a Happy
and a Prosperous New Year
That is our Holiday Greeting to our subscribers
At this time, in tho midst of tho extra work at
the year's end, we like to pause a moment to extend
to our patrons the compliments of the season.
Happiness, you know, is tho only thing that in
creases the more you give away, po wo want to pass
along a wonl of good cheer.
This we give you ns our New Year's pledge: "Wo
intend to keep and merit our reputation for effi
cient service and fair courteous treatment.
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New Year for You.
With Happy Hooligan, Little
Nemo, the Katzenjammer Kids
and the whole interesting family
On Sale at
1513-15 Douglas St,
OMAHA, NEB. '
There are plenty of hard
things you haw to do. Why
do any that are needless ?
Why sweep with a heavy
broom when you can get a
Littl Polly, that weighs six
ounces less, gets the dirt
every bit as well or better,
lasts twice as long and
costs not much, if
any," more r
because the broom cornf
is selected from the sea
son's finest, for strength.
flexibility and uniformity. The
handles are of hard maple, cov
ered with a finish that wears like
boiler plate and can't stick.
Look for the name " The Little
Polly" printed lengthwise on each
handle. The only guarantied
Your rrocer carries the Little
Polly, It he Is up-to-date. 1. ha
doesn't, we'll tell you who does.
HuT&h & Stewart Mff. Co.
Dee Moines, Iowa
If your ror doss not supply Lit
tle Folly lirooms, send a post card to
the tJiuana asent, John Heck, SIS Ave
b, (outi.-tl Bluffs, Iowa, who will
supply one 'hroush your grocer. Llt
tls 1'olly bruuuw "last t wk- as lung."
For soma of your tirlrhbors to tell
you of their loss of frivate Papers.
Jewelry, etc., by Fire or Burglars,
before rentlnsT a fcafe Deposit Box
In our modern 8teel Vaults (or
keeping? aafely your valuables.
Come here today and select the
else Safety Flox you require pay
IS O Xur a year's rent, and t eel se
cure. Omaha Safe Deposit
Street Level .Entrance to Vaults.
lt raraaan Street.
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