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TrtE BEE: CM AHA, THURSDAY, UIOHRUAUT 20, 1913.
15 Special Offerings Today By Omaha's "Easy Payment" H0HI6 BuildcrS "Own Your Home" Bargain In New Home On Boulevard r 3 3811 N'n. SOth TllvH . A i-m hath ntlrt sleeping1 porch, fine arrangement, plumb Ins and heating plant guaranteed, no paving tax, cement walks are. In, fine larpe trees, yard sodded; first floor dec orated. Price, Very good terms- line of the very best bargains on our list. Open for Inspection today. PAYNU & SLATER COMPANY1, 616 Omaha Nat. Dank. $3,000 The best house offered for this money, price has been reduced for aulck sale. A 6-room, full two story, practically now house, on beautiful east front lot, 53x127 feet. This lot Is worth 0 and the house would cost $2,800 to build. Owing to death In the family. It Is being sacri ficed. It Is on 23d street, second house soum or urowne, racing east. Come out today and look It over. Im mediate possession can be given. It will lie quickly sold. OHARLES W. MARTIN & CO. 1018 Omaha Nat'l Bonk Building. Bungalow Bargain Owner Leaving City, $3,800 E-room completely modern on one floor, nicely decorated, almost new, built by owner for a homo; S good sized rooms can be finished In attic. The arrange ment Is very unique and original, differ ent frorr- any 8-room house you wcro over In. Tou can't afford to miss this oppor tunity of getting a good home, In a good location for this money. This Includes a good sized lot and paving all paid. In vestigate at once. Glover & Spain J21D-23 City Nat. Bk. Bldg. Doug. 8363. COTTAGE BARGAIN, $1,950 6 rooms, nil mod. ex. heat, nice lot, igood location near Kountze park and lioulevard, J20 cash, balance easy terms. i"ut your savings In this property. Much vafer than in a bank. P. J. Tebbens J50, Omaha Nat. Bank Bldg. Some Cheap Lots Jusl listed S lots across the street from Kountze Place, Sherman Ave. and Pratt Kt., from WM to $600; $C0 cash, balance payments to suit yourself. See Tebbens 750 Omaha Nat. Bank Bldg. Investment Close In 10-rodm modern brick house, 5 blocks from postofflce; price $6,000; mortgage $3,000 at 6,t per cent; terms, $1,500 cash, balance monthly payments; occupied by owner; would rent for $65 per month; this houso has never been rented and Is In first class condition; Is a downtown snap such ns we seldom have a chance to offer. J. H. Dumont&Son Tel Douglas 630. 1603 Farnam St. JIM DOWN, UAL. J25 MO. Buys riew bungalow of 5 rms.; finished In oak; nicely located near Miller park; all modern. Price reduced to $2,800. SHOPEN & CO. ' D. 421IS. TO BUY, BELIj OH BENT, FIRST SEE JOHN W. BOBBINS, 1802 FARNAM ST. REAL ESTATE fa nut iiAxnii uaxu fuh salo California. California land excursions 1st and M Tuea. W. T. Smith Co.. 815 City Nat. Bk. Canada. EASTERN Saskatchewan grain and btock farms, Improved or raw, right prices and easy terms. If interested write D. T. Deselm, 2318 Sprague. Omaha. Itmn. ORraAEoTHEIGHTS 80S acres subdivided, excellent for fruit, dairy, chickens, stock and truck garden ing. Located 5 miles north of Council Bluffs postofflce and 7 miles northeast of Omaha postofflce. Let us show you somo bargains. BAY & HESS CO., Council Bluffs, la. Knima. KANSAS FARMS and ranches for sale; 80 to 25,000 acres; write for free list. V. E. NIQUETTE. Sallna. Kan. Mlnneaotn. FOR SALE COO Improved farms South ern Minnesota; for terms, prices, write Morchart-Atchlson Land Co., Mankato, Minnesota. Get a home in Southern Minnesota, whero you have choice of Duluth, St. Paul, Chicago or Omaha for market. Choice land In tho corn belt. Farms to suit all In price and size. All .grades of Improvements. Choice land cheap In Missouri. Choice orchard land In' Colo rado.' Coal land, Tennessee. Many Ne braska farms. Call or write for what you want We can supply you. Frank lin Brokerage Co.. 1623 Douglas St., Omaha, Neb. MUaUnlppI, IMPROVED farms, $10 to $60 acre, 1 located In eastern Nebraska worth $100; gently rolling black limestone prairie, Alfalfa, six ions; corn, iw uusneis acre. Communities Illinlols farmers. O. P. Steb- blns. 1610 Chicago St ' Missouri. WHATl Improved farm close to 11 R; $10 acre. Henry Moore, Mountain View, Howell county, Missouri. Mlssiiiirl. ISO ACRES. Cass county, Missouri, ono mile county seat; small Improvements; 40 miles of Kansas City; a bargain; $65; terms. Howaid & Son, Harrlsonvllle. Mo. "rbil SALE 118-acre farm In Wan en Co.. Mo., high and healthy, plenty im pn ements, fruit of all kinds; 70 acres In cultivation. 17 In wheat, 40 In clover and timothy; good hog pasture; 40 acres In oalc and hickory timber; farm Is 60 miles from Kt Louis, 4V4 miles of county seat. VP1"? of school and church, on public road and mall route; German settlement; I can't bpeak German reason for selling. Prlco $ij an acre for oulck sale. Write owner. R. B. Denman, Wairentun. Mo. Route 8. Montana. SINTV THOUSAND ACHES CAREY LAND open to entry at Valler. Mont. Hf teen annual payments. Section famous for grain, grasses, vegetables; well adapted dlversllod farming. For particu lars write, Valler Farm Sales Co.. Box t Valler. Mont .Vrbmakn, IMPROVED FARM-320 acres. $5 an ere: 12 miles from town; rich black toll: H I acres broke; all fenced: house 8x24; rear sehool and In sight of twenty-five Jit her farm houses. Must have your 1 ing rich t. J. A. Tracy. Klmcall. Neb. SJIAl'N ....... - West of Flotence 26 acres, good Im lunvi l.tfi ts U acres grapes, 3 acres uer Jis ui narl, j,a d"n etc the best p.ei-e nf the kind on the i larict t an take tn . ITir $! r til t-r-jrs. v V. T. U RAH AM, M Uo Bid. EASTEIt BARGAINS Every property described below ,s priced below Its actual cash value, and If you are In the market we would ad vise you to at least Investigate promptly TO SETTLE AN ESTATE wo offer the property at 3010 Mason tit.. which consists of a strictly modern II room house and large barn at one-half what It cost. The house could not bo built for less than 18,000 and the ground Is appraised by the assessor at 2,M. I'liu first offer of J,500 takes It. There Is no encumbrance. BEMIS PARK DISTRICT Ktrlollv modern 6-room house, on a pood south front lot. one block from the Harney car, for 3,W0 $300 cash, balance (27.(0 monthly. I NORTH SIDE BUNGALOW rur h ittw un hd wni- unci ....... with good references a nifty 5-room oak finished bungalow, entirely modern nnd up-to-date, close to car, school and stores, on a payment of $150 cash, balance $30 per month; or WOO cash and $27.50 monthly. We will guarantee the price to be Wo0 less than the value. STRICTLY MODERN-$2,300 Where else can you buy an entirely modern 6-room cottage, bcautirully lo cated on a swell south and cast corner, ... . ...wi Mi.. iiAiirhhorliood first- class? 2ook It over at 22 Fort tnj come to our office and clcso up the deal. VACANT 45lh and Saratoga. 2 lots, $100 each. 42d and PlrJtney. 2 lots. 5125 each. Dundee, 8 loU, $375 each. 25th Ave. and Jaynes 1 lot, $ji5. iWth and Ixitlmore, 2 lots, IfflO each. PAYNE INVESTrENT CO. nnutr. 17S1. "Whre Block. NEAR ' CREIGIITON UNIVERSITY Reception hall, parlor, living room, din ing room, den and kitchen on first floor three large bedrooms and bath on second floor; finished In natural wood; all good sized rooms; modern; nice basement, lovely lawn; 60il60i south iront, on paved street; In first-class neighborhood, lo cated near California St. and Central boulevard, within walking distance. BEMIS-CARLBERG CO. 310-312 Brandels Theater Bldg. Terms on Cottage On hill near 41st and Cass; 5 rooms and bath, on first floor; upstairs has one room finished; south front 50-foot lot. Not new house, needs somo papering, but very well built; half block to Saund ors school, two blocks to Farnam-Cumlng line. Close to cathedral and school. $300 cash, balance monthly. O'Keefe Real Estate Co., 1016 Omaha Natl. Bank. Douglas 2715. Evenings Harney 338 or Ilarnqy 5134. Dundee Lots Only One-Tenth Cash Balance only 2 per cent of purchase price payable monthly. Iots are oil located on asphalt paved streets, being 50 feet wide by 12S feet and 135 feet deep, with cement sidewalks, city water, sewer and gas In stroet and so located that they will not only make good locations for homes, but also a splendid Investment. Prices $1,000 and up according to loca tion. Plats and full lnfonnatton at our office. A George & Company SKK-13 City National Bank Bldg. Phone Douglas 7E6. DOUBLE brick house In the iTanscoin Park district, one block from car ilne; strictly modern; gas and electricity; flrjt class property; want a 6-room modern houso an part payment. Address D 683, caro Omaha Bee. v REAIj EST ATI? FAHJf & RANCH LANDS FOR SALE. Nebraska. Price Goes Up March 1 SO ACRES UPLAND, well Improved. Sarpy Co. farm; gently rolling, best of soil, choice location, extra good goods for the money. Price $123 per acre for Immediate pale; extra terms, $3,000 cash, balance 5 years at enly 5 per cent. Owner says PRICE GOES LT TO $140 PER ACRE IF NOT SOLD Bv MARCH 1, when renter gets on, although extra price, terms and possession If sold now. This will make you money. Remember, pos session given If desired. ORIN S. MERRILL. COMPANY, 1218-1214 City Nat. Bank Bldg. 160 ACRES UNDER DITCH Five miles from Morrill, being the northeast of c. 22, township 22, range 67. Scottsbluff county, Nebraska. ThlB Is a fine, level piece of land; on account of sickness must sell Price $10 per acre. Terms. , Gunnell Realty Co. 6G0 Omaha Nutional J3ank, Omaha, Neb. A BARGAIN. Well Improved SO; ZVi miles out; easy terms; possession given. Price, $5,609. J. T. Campbell, Litchfield, Neb. TWO Improved farms for sale In this fa mous Box Butte potato country. These farms contain 4S0 acres each. 85 acres In winter wheat on these two farms. There will bo broken about 300 acres of prairie this spring for flax; 500 acres under plow. Price $30.00 per acre. If interested come and see at once or Inclose stamp for reply. Postoffico box hi. Hem lngford. Neb. Wlsconaln, HOMESEEKERS can afford to rely only on government figures of crop yields. We use them and you can verify them. They show that the cheap Wlscon sin lands lead handsomely. Write Wis consin Adv. Ass'n, S24 Caswell Bldg., Mil waukee. Wis. NO dry land failures, no Irrigation troubles, no fertilizer to buy, no floods, no hot winds just sure crops and best of markets. Government facts, not bun combe. Write for facts. Wisconsin Ad vancement Ass'n, 324 Caswell Bldg., Mil waukee, Wis. Texas. 5 Cents Acre Cash Texas school land for sale by the state. You can buy good land at $2 per acre; pay 5c per acre cash and no more for 40 years, but 3 per cent Interest; send 6c postage for further Information. Investor Pub. Co., Desk 33, San Antonio, Tex. Utah. FOR SALE OR-EXCHANGE-Sectlon of Utah valley land. Deep rich soli, am ple rainfall, fine alfalfa, wheat, corn and potato land. Four miles from railroad and town. Cheap. Easy terms. Owner, 15 City National bank. Miscellaneous. $10 DOWN, $3 monthly buys 40 acres oak farming land. Other farms for sale and for rent. W. M. Durham, Monteer. Mo. The Persistent and Judicious I'se of Newspaper Advertising Is tho Road to j Business Success, Chas. E. Williamson Co. Kent TiUk 02. The Picture Talks It's HoiH'Vl! FOR SALB AND RENT TO CLOSE AN EASTERN ESTATE S-r all modern, brand new modern Plumbing and lighting fixtures Including low down oak flush In and enamelled sink and drain In kitchen; on nice corner, choice neighborhood not u rental dis trict, walking distance, $30.00. Farnam and Leavenworth enr lines. THE ABOVE IS AI.SO FOR SALE ON TERMS OF ONLY 1 DOWN AND 1 PER MONTH. INCLUDING INTEREST. DOUGLAS COUNTY FARM. $20,000 farm for $19,200, near Irvlngton; small lion pp. cribs, etc, somo alfalfa nnd fruit; nearly all level with running water through; good fences; owner must go to California. Also a Dixon Co. 320. $26,000, must be sold. Charles It. Williamson Co. Two Houses in Walking Distance $2,500 Nice cottago home of 5 rooms and bath, modern except heat. In a good neighborhood. Tliln cottago has Just recently been decorated throughout, new lighting fixture installed and Is a good buy. Lo cated near 20th and Ohlo'Sts. $1,000 Six-room and reception hall, brnna new, oaX finish In reception hall, parlor and dining room, oak floors throughout; entire houso nicely decorated; good basement with first-class furnace, laundry sink, coal bins; bedrooms upstairs nro nice and largo and one has clothes chest; corner lot, 16th and Hull Ave., both street paved, paving paid; nlco neighborhood. . We would consider n good vacant lot, Ford auto or small cottage as part pay. ment or would sell on eusy terms. SCOTT & II ILL, Douglas 1000. 307 McCugUe Uldg. CATHOLIC COLONY Every Catholic farmer's family should know about the prosperous Catholic col ony In North Texas. Indorsed nnd recom mended by tho Catholic Organization so cloty of the United States and by Bishop Lynch of Dallas. Tex. Thoy should know about the low priced rich land $20 to $35 per acre, and tho easy terms to actual settlers. They should know about the now Catholic church, the now parson age, the new school and about the 30 well satisfied Catholic families already settled there. Write for booklet with map either English or German, nnd let ters of endorsement, and tell why you want tho Information. (Reliable agents wanted.) THE NELSON COMPANY Phone Douglas 40W. 571 Brandels Bldg. :-: Omaha, Nob. FOR SALE By owner, handsome new 6 room modern cottage at 2313 Ogden; fine location; must be sold at once; easy pay ments. Call 'Webster 200 before 7 p. m. SOUTH PART OF ClTTt 5-room house. 1707 S. 11th St. For sale by owner. MAP OF OMAHA STREETS, Indexed, free at office, 2 stamps by mall. CHAS. E. WILLIAMSON CO., Real Estate, In suranco, Caro of Pioperty, Omaha. Also Omaha Red Book, vest pocket sire. IX-ROOM house, Kountze Place, Omaha, $7,000, clcur, also other clear Omaha property. Want California. 1131 W. 124 St.. Los Angeles, Cat. UVE STOCK MAKKKT OP WEST Ship live stock to South Omaha. Bave mileage and shrinkage. Your consign ments receive prompt and careful atten tion. Live Stock CommU'lon Merchants, BYERS BROS. & CO. Strong, reliable. CLIFTON Com. Co., 222 Exchange Bldg. MARTIN BROS. & Co,. Exchange Bide, LUCAIi ,( TICKS. STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING. The annual meeting of the stockholders of The Bee Publishing company wil be held at The Bee office, Omaha, at 4 o'clock p. m. on Monday, March i, 1913, for the election of a board of directors for the ensuing year and for the trans action of nuch other business as may properly come before the meeting. liy oruer ui me prcaiueuu F9-M2 N. P. FEIL, Secretary. WE LOAN WE SHI, I, ft BUY MOHXT BONDS, ON fASM STOCKS MORT GAGES. AlfD CITY FBOFBBTT AT LOWEST POBBEDLE SATES HAKE IN VESTMENTS. ACT AS TRUSTEE, GUARDIAN, ETC. UNITED STATES TRUST CO. aia Bo. 17th Strtet, Omaha, Zfsb. Rooms the best variety The Bee classified pages carry adver tisements of the best rooms and apart ments for rent in tho city. Phone your ad to Tyler 1000 SNOW FALLS IN WESTERN SECTION OF NEBRASKA Last night there was a snowfall of from two to eight Inches over most of eastern Colorado and over Into Nebraska, a distance of 100 or more miles. Along the Burlington, over the Brush-Alliance branch and from Seneca In Thomas county, all the way through to Kdgmont, S. D., the snow ranged from one to six inches. There was consldernblo snow along the Vnlon Par-lfic from a short distance west of North Platte, nearly through to Cheyenne. w V A. P. Tukey & Son Buy on Parker St. Wo offer for sale four houses, Just purchased by us," on Parker street, between 26th and 27th Sts. Theso houses have five, six and seven rooms, and nro all in first-class con dition in ovory respoct. Thoro aro no repairs necessary on thorn. Thoy havo been owned by nn Omahn In vestor who keeps his property in flno shape. Theso houses nro all mod ern excopt heat. It would roqulro about $600 to handlo nuy'ono of theso houses. Wo offer them for salo today soparatoly, as por list below: 2G33 Parkor St J1.700 2535 Parkor St 2,000 2637 Parker St 2.100 2G39 Parkor St. 2,300 A. P. Tukey & Son 441-442 Board o Trade Bids. Telophono Douglas 2181. HALF block from sldo track, olther way, 66x132, In block 93, original city, also corner lot with both street nnd alloy trackago in block 192. Doth of these extra cholco plncos of wholesale or warehouse property for salo at a bar gain by owner. D. 4342. YOUR worry ended you won't need to build that houso here's 6no nil ready for you beautifully located, strictly modern 8-room houso In Dttndco $5,500. A monoy saver and what you'll want. Call Ilar noy 5062. MUST sell modern 8-room house 1 block n. of high school. Price $3,500. D. SCOT. AUUHAGI2 FOIl SAMS. 46 Acres North of Florence This a well Improved farm, having largo S-rooni Iioiibo, large barn. Ice house, wood shed, chlqkon house, caw shed, corn crib, good well and windmill; nbout 1,500 bearing apple ttces, fine grovo and pas ture; 4 acres In alfalfa, Dalanco in culti vation. All fenced nnd cross fenced. Running water In pasture. Prlco $300 per acre. This farm Is In first class con dition, easily approached by a nlco level drive, only 10 miles from Omaha post office, near good school and ono of the best propositions offered on the market today. Reasonable terms. Immediate losscsslon. Investigate. No trade. George & Company Phone D 766. 902-12 City Nat. Bank Bldg. 40 Acre Farm ABOUT 2V& MILES NORTH OF BENSON Improved with good -room house, Hx 40 feet, 1 year old, large barn ,24x41 ft., poultry house, hog house, good well and cistern; ull fenced; 15 acres In alfalfa, small orchard with 180 apple, 30 cherry and 50 plum trees. A very .nice laying 40. Prlco $12,000. Reasonable terms. George & Company Phone D. 750. D02-W City Nat'l.- Bank Bldg. AUSTHACT8 Olf TITLE. REED Abstract Co.. oldest abstract of fice In Nebraska, 200 Brandels Theater. Nicaragua Warned Against Americans WASHINGTON. Feb. 19.-8enator Will. lam Alden Smith of Michigan, head of the special committee Investigating Mexican nna Wlcarnguan affairs, mnrtn nnhlln in day a copy of a letter formlnir nnrf nf tin correspondence secured by tho committee in connection with Its Nlearaguan Inquiry Tho letter was written In 19in hv rrn.. anto Medina, Nlearaguan minister to spam, to Madrlz, then president of Nica ragua, and warned the latfnr nf .,it,r,,i efforts by President Taft and Secretary i-wnox 10 ovortnrow the Madrlz govern ment. Tho Nlearaguan dinlomat lnln,,l to havo knowledge of negotiations then go ing on by tho American offlclalH and 8 G. Hopkins, a Washington attorney, whe represented Central American Interests, oy wnicti tno United Stutes proposed ultl maieiy to intcroveno In Nicaragua bring about a. now elnction theio. to Senator Slnith would mako no comment in connection with tho letter. The entry of American marines into Niear which brought about the present tense feeling between that country and the united mates, occurred In 1912. NEW COURT HOUSE ORDERED BY FOUR VOTES IN BOX BUTTE ALLIANCE, Neb., Feb. 19.-(SpecIal Telegram.) The result or an election held today for the lheuance of bonds for building a new court houso for Box Butto county was 558 for and 554 against, giving a majority of four for the. propo sition. Tho Issue was bitterly fought at Hem lngford and In the northern part of the county, whero the voto stood almost unanimous against the Issue of bonds. Alliance voted almost unanimously to Isbuo bonds for tho rebuilding of the central chool building, which burned latt December. ST0REKEEEPER TO PAY $1,000 FOR SINGLE STOLEN KISS EDMONTON. Alberta, Feb. 19.-Ono thousand dollars and costs Is the price Patrick Alary, aged 63, postmaster and storekeeper at HIJleneuvo, noar here, will pay to Mrs. Jean Boulanger, aged 40, wife of a farmer In tho neighborhood, for a single kiss. Mrs. Boulanger sued Alary for 11,000 damages and the supreme court awarded the full amount today. Mrs. Boulanger alleged Alary stole a kiss while slio was examining goods In his store, NEW HEAD FOR BEATRICE INSTITUTE ON HIS WAY BKATBICK, Neb,. Feb. 19.-(Speclal Telegram.)-Dr. Wl 8. Fast and wife of St. Joseph arrived la tho city today ani spent some time at the Feeblo-Mlnded Institute. It Is said that Dr. Fast will be apjK!nted superintendent of the Institute tomorrow. He will go to Lincoln in the mornlug. RELIEF TO AMERICANS NEXT Immediato Demands to Be Made on New Mexican Government. RECOGNITION WILL COME LATER of Pntltlfiil t'lihrnvnt In I Southern llppnlillo ltrllevr Wnh Innton orrldnU, 1u Thrr Iliivc nn Comment. "WASIUNOTON. Feb. 19-The govern ment of Francisco I Mndoro having fallen and General Vlctorlnno Huerta having been proclaimed president of Mexico, It devolves upon United Stntes Ambassador Henry lnno Wilson to move at once with the do facto Moxlro government for the protection of Americans throughout the republic. It.wlll bo Mr. Wilson's duty to deal with tho now president for the amelioration of conditions Imposed on Americans nnd other foreigners as a result of the fight ing in the streets of Mexico City In which Home foreigners , wcro killed, others wounded nnd thousands rendered home-les-". Political recognition of tho government which emerged tonight out of tho travail thrnugl) which Mexico 1ms passed In the last two years will bo a slower proceeding. Two I.cntlor to lie Denlt With. While this govurnment will take no con corn over n successor to President Ma- dero, such a successor will havo to demon strate his ability to maintain stable, gov ernment loforo political recognition will bo accorded him by tho United States. Mexico today Is honeycombed and torn asunder by many revolutionary moro- monts. Tho principal ot these are the Oroico movement In tho north nnd the Zapata uprising In the south. lawless ness has become rlfo and robber bands, masquerading as revolutionists, havo sent terror through tho states of Mexico from the Hlo Grando to Yucatan. In ordqr to lay claim to political recog nition from this government tho United States will demand that tho new presi dent, bo ho General Huertn, or somo other, must suppress theso disturbing ele ments, restore order nnd establish tho workings of Justice In the states. Tho formality of political recognition In all likelihood will fall to tho adminis tration of President-elect Wilson. "WiikIiIiihIoii Wrtronim ChnnKC The newH tonight found this arovorn. ment still firm In Its policy of non-Inter- ventlon and unwavering In Its prepara tion, upon a moment's notlco to strike nn aggressive blow for the defense of American citizens should occasion yet demand It. Although tho change, which it Is believed will bring relief from the In tolerable conditions following in the wnk.t of ten days of bloody fighting, was wel- como to those who carry tho html en of state, ofnclal Washington had no com ment to make on the outcome. It Is not expected that tho United Hint will be In hasto to withdraw it t,nin- ships and cruisers from Mexican wntnm Tho problems of reconstruction which Mexico now must face, will require no little time and tho presonco of United States warships will serve ns n reminder to all elements that .American life and property must bo protected. Little surprise was oxnressed nt th Mexluun embassy here, when Senor do In cuevn, and tho members of the stnff wero Informed of Madera's overthrow. Having received little official Ihforma tlon from Mexico City tho embassy had not been able. It was said, to forecast the result of tho revolution. The stuff tinw. ever, appeared to ho satisfied that a settlement had been renchod. oven If It THE NEXT ISSUE OF THE MONTHLY MAGAZINE SECTION will appear with the February 23d number of The Omaha Sunday Bee It will be an unusually interesting number, as the following table of contents will show. "TOLSTOY TO THE OZAR, THE KAISER AND THE KING OF ENGLAND." , Ily CountcHS NastnHln Tolstoy llluHtnitloiiH by Franklin Booth. When Count Leo Tolstoy died In 1910, tho world lost Ita frreatcBt writer. But Tolstoy was more than a writer, Ho was a moral force, tho logltlmato uuccesHor of tho nrophota of old. His lightest word was llko an edict to tho pooplo of RusBla, If not to Ita rulers, and woa hooded by tho thinkers of other nations. In our forthcoming Issue wo offer to tho readorB of Tho Seml-Monthly Magazine Section what la lltorully a word from the dead Tolstoy's last messago to humanity. It 1b In the form of a letter to the Czar of Rtusla, tho Gorman Kaiser, nnd the King of England, and was written at tho Invitation of theso throe monarcliB. It Is furnished to ub by tho CounteBs Naatasla Tolstoy a near relative of the dead author, who took the letter from his dictation and pereonaHy delivered It to the Czar. TojBtoy fortolla tho present war In tho Balkans, and warns tho world of a atlll greater J-Turopean conflagration that will tako nlaco durlnir 1913. This Is only one of his prophecies. Tho others aro equally Important. Tho article la Illustrated by Franklin Booth, who aUindB today In the rroilt,.ran . of American magazine artlata. Ho haB drawn a wonderful character study of Tolstoy and Illuminating portraits of tho throe rulers to whom ho addresses himself. "THE CONFIDENCES OF ARSENE LUPIN." Kdlth Swnn.Neclc ny Maurice Lo Blanc Illustrations by Atlrlen Mochefcrt. This is the last nnd, Incidentally, tho best of our great Berles of Arsone Lupin Btorles. There Ib a now note In tho incident of Edith Swan-Neck, because for tho first tlmo tho police Inspector Qani niaxd gota evon with hlB enemy Lupin. Unaided ho unravels as amazing a mystery as a detective was ever confronted with. He does not altogether defeat his crafty foe, but that lends additional spice to tho story. It la the reader who watches tho duel of wits to its startling finish of a victory for both detectlvo and thief. Adrlon Machefert has done the Illustrations. "A DEEP PURPLE FETISH." By Arthur M. Hopkins Illustrations by It. O. Vosburgb. A Htory with a laugh in ovory paragraph. It tells of how an Italian barber became an Irish man, how he rose in tho world, how a get-rlch-qulck Bchemo had him Bide-tracked for awhile, and how In tho end he got evon with a customer from Wall Street. Tho knight of the chair will havo your sympathy throughout. You will wonder that you had never realized that there could be romance In tho life of the man who gives you your morning ehavo. R. G. Vosburgh's Illustrations are not less amusing than the story. , "WOMEN WHO MAKE POULTRY PAY." By Kdtrard I. Farrington Illustrations from Photographs. An article of practical value to all women. Mr. Farrlngton tells of fortunes that have boon made from eggs and chickens. Ho also Issues a word of warning to those who may think that suc cess Is easy. All those who long to return to tho simple llfo of tho country should read It. "FRESH FINDnfGS FROM MARK TWAIN." By Albert Blgelowr Paine Illustrations by Horace Taylor. Another Installment of Mark Twain anecdotes by the lato humorist's authorized biographer. Thoro aro epigrams, too, and homely words of wisdom that will remind you of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. "IT HAPPENED OVERNIGHT." By If. J. Peck. Our cover design for tho next Issue Is a winter picture that will touch a sympathetic chord in evory heart. If you can remember waking up In tho chilly morning hours and finding th'e room in vaded by a good old-fashioned drift of snow you will want to keep .this picture and grin over It for many days to como. This Interesting magazine will bo given free with THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE of February 23. had resulted in a change of government. Iliirrtn f.lkr Hldrr IMns. General Huerta was described by at taches of the embassy ns a stem man of the type of former President Por- flrlo Dlar, a mnn of great personal bravery nnd n friend of the elder Ulat. On account of his long scrvlco and bravery, It was said, ho was popular with tho army and well known through out the republic. Felix Diaz, leader of the revolution, and Genoral Huorta also bad been good friends before tho Madoro conflict arrayed thorn In opposing enmps. Since tho first of tho year, when Scnor Catero left horo, Mexico has been without nn ambassador In Washington nnd nf fairs of tho embassy have been handled by Setior do In CMcva, tho first secretary. When Senor Colcro returned to Mexico, whore only a few weeks ago ho made the. startling declaration In the setinto that while In Washlntton he hud lied nbout conditions In Mexico, thoro was much speculation as to who hltt suc cessor would be. Design Submitted For Relic of Maine WASHINGTON. Feb. ln.-Thn Na'y de partment haR hit on a now plan for dis tribution to patriotic societies of relics of the battleship Maine. Assistant Secretary Wlnthrop today laid before President Taft a plaster plucnue on which In baa-rellof Is tho flsuro of n woman with lxiwcd bond nnd arm up stretohed. btnrlng a shield with tho words "Patriotism and Dovotlon" Insrilbcd on It. On tho extended arm Is written the word "Memorlam." Boneath tho arm In bas-rellof Is pan of the hull of tho Maine as It looked after the explosion In Havana harbor. If this design In approved prolmbly 1.000 casts wilt bo mndo from all norls of metal recovered from tho wreck and will bo sent to societies which ask for Matno icllcs. TEACHER'S GUILD PLANS TO CORRECT CONDITIONS TECUMSBH, Neb., Feb. lO.-(Speclal ) An organization among tho teachers, which has gained consldernblo headway In Nebraska and which It Is Intended shall assume hatlon-wldo proportions, has como to light. Tho Teachers' Guild has been organised In Nebraska, organization having been perfected In a secret meet ing hold In Lincoln nbout tho first of tho year. Prof. O. P. vStownrt. superintendent of tho Sterling schools, was olected president and ho nnd County Superintendent I C. Kuster of thin city, aro Interested work ers In the now society. Miss Lula Wol ford of Pawnee City wu olected secre tary. Tho board of directors Includes a dozen prominent school peuplo from dif ferent sections of the state, beon for sotner Jl A constitution and by-laws have been adopted which sot out ns tho plan of the society tho removal of all party politics nnd anything of whatever sort that savors of tho llloRltlmato from tho or ganization of teachers. Tho lnferonco In that tho present Stnto Teachers' association Is now and has been for somn time too full of politics to suit tho promoters of tho Teachers' Guild. Dr. O. A. Thomas of Kearney will rep resent tho guild at tho National Toachors' association, which Is to be held In Philadelphia late In February. County Superintendent Kitstor says bo hopes to havo ono hundred Johnson county teachers members of tho noW society be twoen this tlmo and the closo of tho next county association meeting, which will bo In Mnrch, BOY SCOUTSJMAKE ARREST Discover Bioyole Thief and Run Him Down. DISTRESS SIGNALS COUNT KiiRimo In Thrllllnir Itnre Thronfth Streets of Council Ulnffa snl Arrest Mnu nn 1fr ! SrllliiR Wheel. Paul Lmvrcy. n. 15-year-old boy e Coun cil Bluffs, Is tho owner of a bicycle of which ho thinks very much. Lato Mon day afternoon he rodo tho blko tip to th mirb In front 'of tho Bluffs postoffico building and left It there while ho wont Inside. A moment after Luke Parmolee, another boy of about Ills own age nud also equipped with n bike, saw a nonde script looking fellow approach tho wheel nnd examine It carefully, and after an In Mnnftt hosltnncy, mount It and r)lo off, going .down the alley on tho south sldo of the building. Giving tho Boy Sout slgnnl, young Parmaleo started after the thief. The call for help was caught and answered by Floyd Smith nnd Icm Copotand, fellow scouts of tho sc-no agp, each equipped with a wheel. It wbsti. speedy race with tho thief well In tho lend and with tho added advantago of being older nnd stronger thnn any of bis pursuers. They followed him closely, however, around several blocks, but there was only ono of the boys who could Keep In sight of him. Midway In tho chase thoy wcro Joined by Sam Welner, another quick witted and determined boy. Tho chaso finally led out to Broadway, whero the blko thief was swallowed up In. a crush of street cars, automobiles and other vehicles. The hall required by tho effort to locate the thief concontrnW tho force of Boy ScouIb, nnd young Welner assumed the place of chief strategist and Insisted In tho hurried council of wnr that was held that tho thief must havo dodged Into somo of tho stores on Broadway In that Immediate vicinity. They began tho Inspection of all of them and were re warded by soon finding tho thlof at 611 Broadway, a second-hand store kept by tho Welner boy's fathor. Tho follow was trying to sell the stolen bike. Nearly all of tho boys had been mem bers of Major Illchmond's famous "boy police," and thoy know what to do nnd all that was necessary of the law govern ing tho case. They realized that thoy had caught a thief In tho net of committing a crime nnd they thus had full authority to arrest him. They arrested him In ap proved stylo, with plenty of "roughness," nnd hustled him to the police station, losk Bergeont Nlooll heard the story and booked tho fellow on a charge of larceny. Ho gavo tho name of B. II. nob oris, 2.1 yearn old, and said he was a waiter from St. Louis, In tho Bluffs Mil Ice court yesterday ho was remanded for further Investigation, although tho boys wero ull on hand eager to complete their Job by giving testimony. CANNON BALL FOUND IN TREE NEAR ARLINGTON ARLINGTON, Nob., Fob. 19.-(Spedal.) John Harper, whllo chopping down a large oak troo southeast of tills place, found a cannonball weighing nearly six pound-). Tho ball was In tho treo nearly a foot showing that It was shot a good many years ago. Old settlers In this vicinity believe it was fired by tho Mormons against the Indians as thn Mormons were campart near whoro tho treo stood, overlooking tho 101 It horn river, during one winter In tho 408 en routo to Utah. Grnpo shot and Other relics havo bacti found also on theso grounds. 1