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THE SUNDAY BEE: OMAHA, AUGUST 6, 1922.
Got to Free Man
from Pen as Dead
nfi M- n n
juamuuc ixeauics runs
: Suspected inLA.
Coolwioe A f k Foeitive
jtdentifiettlon of Body Tk
fa from Tfxai Prison si
That of Swindler.
Fort Worth. Tex., Aug. 5, Joe
Furey, whose body it being ihipprd
to Oakland. Cal, from here, following
hit death at lh date penitentiary,
wti one ot two ethers Implicated In
swindling J. Frank Nortliflecl out of
$45,000 by a fake oil stock dral three
yean ago at Dallas. Tht trio was
trailed for more than a year by
Northfleet, who it a farmer. North
fleet ipent thousamli of dollars in
hit tearrh and finally was mccfsjful
in landing the entire band behind
njipatchrt from Los Angeles last
right said that District Attorney l.ee
voolwine of Los Angeles county,
had telegraphed the authorities here
asking a positive identification of the
body be made.
Authorities here scout the theory
'that Furey may have "put one over"
on the Texas officers and is not dead.
' Furey made several desperate at
tempts to escape while on the train
feeing brought to Fort Worth for
trial. Handcuffed, he leaped from the
window and broke his leg. During
. his trial he was so weak, he had to be
assisted in court by attendants.
Wasted to Shadow of Self.
Chicago, Aug. 4. A postmortem
at the Rusk (Tex.) prison revealed
.that "Dig Joe" Furey died of cancer
.of the stomach, according to informa
' ,tion sent to officials here of a nation
ally known detective agency. A
month before Furey started what was
believed to have been a hunger
Normally weighing 3fl0 pounds,
,Fury is stated to have started his
make believe hunger strike weighing
115 pounds and to have wasted away
to a veritable shadow of the one-time
pompous "bank president," "Wall
treet broker," or "market king,"
when he died.
4,500 Youngsters Get
Joy at Elks Outmg
(rontlnuxl J'rmu Tmg Out )
prizes for having the most freckles.
Frizes for tht neatest negro boys
, were awarded to Ernest Carpenter,
Harry Duncan, Carl B. Goodlett,
Frank O'Neill and Silas Johnson.
Tables Are Stormed.
When the boys demobilized after
tht flag salute someone 'spread a
premature report that the "eats!"
were ready, whereupon the lads made
ft run for the tables.
The program of competitive sports
was held under the direction of Ira
A. Jones of the public recreation de-
Jartment, assisted by R. R. Grotte,
. Dean Ringer, Al Shaw, E. B.
Smith, Dick Schneider, Robert Gray
' ton and George Bugbee.
' The boys engaged in a balloon
' scramble after the games. The Elks
The winners m the events fol
low: 50-Yard Dash Boys under 48
Inches, Joseph Mam do, Dallas Peo-
Sles, Haskell Lee; 48 to 52 inches,
'ony Lotta, Daniel Greenhouse,
George Hill; 52 to 56 inches, Wally
Merrill, Francis Donovan, Ned Finn;
more than 56 inches, Joe Comine,
Francis Donovan, John Sims.
100-Yard aDsh Boys under 48
inches, Walter Penn, Vaseo Dod
son, Dallas ePoples; 48 to 52 inches,
Daniel Greenhouse, Leon Forman,
Edward Jelen; 52 to 56 inches, Harry
Brande, Tony Perry, Ben Jacobson;
more than 56 inches, Ernie - ,
Jacob Kosowsky, Emmett Vaughan.
HHurst Gets First.
Tire race, four boys to the team:
. First prize, Morris Hurst, Orville
Arthurton, Leo Blackner and Ernest
campbell; second prize, Francis Pol
lard, Joe Lichter, Louis Fogel and
Fred Smith; third prize, Richard
Spiegel, Glenn Helme, Jack Lane and
Theodore Schwarz. sjJ
Four-boy-team foot race: First
prize, Lester Oswald, Gilbert Ed
wards, John T. Swift and Harold
Yoder; second prize, John Barmish,
Harry Barude, Dan Greenhouse and
Morris Hurst; third prize, Ernest
Alexander, Raymond Miller, Delroy
Moore and Vasco Dodson. '
In the tire and team races each boy
of the winning teams was given a
prize. J. M. Gillan had charge of the
prizes. A. H. (Doc) Frye prepared
the barbecued meat which was served
at 4:30 with buns, peaches, milk and
Bedford Youth Injured
When Four, Cars Collide
Bedford, la., Aug. 5. (Special.)
John Crow, 18, son of M. W. Crow
of this place, sustained internal in
juries when four cars collided near'
New Market. Crow is being cared
for at a Clarinda hospital. '
The accident happened when two
ears were racing. These two cars,
ia attempting to pass a third, col
lided with tht fourth car, thus caus
ing the four ears to become entan-
gled. The car in which Crow was
riding turned over, twice, pinning
him underneath. ,
Iowa Cadet Commander
Dies at Home in Ames Aged 77
- Ames, la., Aug. 5. Maj. James
Rush Lincoln, 77, for 38 years com
mandant at Iowa State college, died
at his home here today.
Ma. Lincoln served in the Confed
erated army during the civil war. He
served with tht Iowa National Guard
twits during tht Spanish-American
war and was ia charge of tht S. A.
X C here during tht world war.
- Maj. Lincoln's wife' died a month
ago. Two sons, who hold high com-
missions in the regular army, sur
Strikebreaker Beaten and '
V Robbed at Valley Junction
Des Moines, Aug. 5. E. E. Hamil
ton, 17, of Kansas Gty, a nonunion
n'oye at the Chicago, Rock Island
acrfie shops at Valley Junction,
-was kidnaped yesterday by six
. Strike sympathizers, taken 10 miles
' ty nlltry bealea and robbed of
1 h fciqt received.
Miss McCormick Smiles at Reporters but Says
Whereabouts of Max Oser Is Her Secret
Met by Her Father.
Paris, Aug. 5.-(By A. r.)-Miss
Maihitde McCormick, whose engage
ment to lias Our, Swiss riding
matter, has created considerable
comment in European and American
social circles, arrived in l'aris yester.
day afternoon, after having landed at
Cherbourg early today from the
steamship Majestic. She was accom
panied by her unrte, Cyrus McCor
mick, her father, Harold F. McCor
mick and a small group of friends.
She alighted from the train smiling
and shaking her head at a group or
newspaper correspondents who had
gathered to meet her. Mr. McCor
mick, smiling more broadly, took her
by the arm and pushed her through
the crowd, saying to the correspond
ents: "You see, my daughter is act
ing like a good sport. 1 have taught
her, as a matter of fact, to be jovial
with newspaper men. We know it
is their business to ask questions,
but ws are not answering any.
"Where's Mr. Oser," be was askei
"I won I tell your he laughed.
When Mathilda was asked tht
same Question sht said laughingly:
"That's my secret. Besides, my
lather has not introduced you.
The McCormick party then took a
bus to the tiaridgt hotel,
Mr. McCormick went to Cher
pourg IQ meet his daughter ana they
returned to Paris. Mr. McCormick
resolutely declined to divulge his
Zurich, Switzerland, Aug. 5. Max
Oser is still in Switzerland, it was
learned. His closest friends said he
was expecting Miss Mathilde Mc
Cormick, his fiancee, to reach Switi-
ertand with a woman companion
within a few days. ' It was under
stood that Lucerne was the place
for their wedding.
Eaves Catch "Hootch"
Wanted for Evidence
Bedford, Ia., Aug. 5. (Special.) -Sheriff
Fairish made a raid on the
George Beard home near here and
seized a quantity of liquor. He re
ports that when he arrived at the
Beard home Mrs. Beard, who saw
him approaching, ran upstairs, seized
a gallon jug and poured its contents
out on the roof.
Sheriff Parrish picked up a con
tainer and recaptured a part of the
gallon of ."moonshine" as it ran from
the eaves. A further search disclosed
a full gallon of "hootch" and ceveral
empty jugs ntaaen in a cornueia.
Two Contests Undecided
in Kansas Primary Race
Topeka, Kan., Aug. 5.Two unde
cided contests remain in the Kansas
n.imirn with niccihilit v that the
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official count might be necessary to
!..;, Inilmn S Wrtt and W. E.
Harvey, candidates for supreme court
position No. 2 on the republican ticket
swung back and forth throughout the
rfav. and Harvev was leading tonight
by only 51 votes. One-sixth of the
vote on this contest was sun to oe
Radio Receiving Sot FREE
with Evory Piano,
Player Piano and
The popularity of the' Radio
Set wt give FREE with the pur
chase of tht above instrument
is such that we will continue
the policy the rest of this
month. Scores of Omahans are
now using them and finding
thereof trreat interest and en
joyment. Regardless of what
Instrument you choose, the efficient Radio Receiving Set will be
sent at once to your home. Listen in on the installation we have
in our building.
A call at our store will convince you that we aw offering
greater Piano values on easier terms than any other music house
in the middle west.
Buyi this Angelus Flayer Piano.
Complete with FREE Radio Set,
Scarf, Bench, 60 rolls of music.
Term? 82.00 per week.
1L H i
Buys a splendid Price 4 Teeple;
. Upright complete with Scarf and
6too. A real bargain.
Terms 91.25 per week.
A Money-Saving Used Bargain for
7 You Is Listed Here:
Mansfield ....... $198.00
. UPRIGHT PIANOS
Schubert . $98.00
Price & Te.ple. . . . . $145.00
Voight ,. .. $165.00
Cable Nelson ..... .$215.00
Schsnollef A Mueller $225.00
Steger ft Sana $245.00
Ivers & Pond...... $270.00
Emerson .... $275.00
Schmidt & Schultr. .$365.00
Solo Concerto .. $395.00
Symphony ........ $68.00
Manophone ........ $98.00
Terms $1.00 to $2.00 Per week.
Twelve Lessons Free With Every Saxophone
Our J. W. York ft Sons Saxophones, tht kind used by profes
sionals, sell for
$70.00 and Up
TOOT YOUR OWN HORN! Come in and choose a Saxophone
from our immense stock. We have a special band and orchestra
instrument repair shop. Work done for you at cost. It is part of
our service to you.
Road and Remember
We stock everything in music from a Steinway Concert
Grand to a Mouth Harp. 1
Latest Hits Player Rolls, 49
Latest Phonograph Records, 752
Latest Hits in Sheet Music, 30
We tune Pianos, store them, repair them, move them, re
varnish them and accept them in trade on any new instrument
in our new building.
We Are Doing an Immense Mail Order
Business, Write Us of Your Needs.
Name' .......... .K. ...... . . , ... ..y. .-. . . ...... .t-v. ,
Address . . . . . ,tv.-. ...... v.v. . .v.-. . - .......... c
I have marked tht BARGAIN I am interested in. Pleats
send me detailed information and tht lowest possible terms you
can make. Should I purchase an instrument, I am to receive
FREE tht Radio Receiving Set. i
. - SIXTEENTH AND HOWARD STREETS
0 . pfj jt No lagging or let-up in this BALE. In fact, th'ere fs an
JC 0 .f tf C'r vS TV 1 1& added interest and patronage from day to day as the
tfiV WrJg y0 V Ka-V V O V SALE progresses. This is a different salc-a bigger
nnd better sale bigger selection better values.
itore from top to bottom is brimful of special values. Inspection and comparison invited.
An Elegant New Louis XVI Bedroom
Suite in Old Ivory-
August Bale Price 1 QQ
Four Pieces Complete tpXyO
Just 4 few of these splendid suites exactly as pictured to sell while they last at the low price quoted, which' represents about half their former value.
Splendidly constructed with full dust-proof interiors and finished with six coats of enamel antiqued. Drawer, ii inches, 28x34 plate mirror Cbifforoba, 86
inches wide, 4 lift out trays; Pressing Table, 38 inches wide, center mirror 16x24, side mirrors, 8x22,
$ 65.00 Queen Anne Dresser in walnut or mahogany, full dust-
proof, special at p 4D.UU
i 58.00 Oueen Anne Chifforobe in walnut or mahogany, full
dust proof, special at S 39.50
$ 58.00 Queen Anne full-size Bow Foot Bed to match $ 39.50
$235.00 Solid Mahogany 54-inch Adam Dresser with 32x42
plate mirror, special at , ,., $135.00
$125.00 Solid Mahogany full-size Bed to match 55 69.50
$185.00 Solid Mahogany Chifforobe to match ii 98.00
$ 58.00 Bird's-eye Maple Dresser , ..$ 39.50
Luxurious Overstuffed Spring
Upholstered in rich verdure tapes
try. August Sale price
Built to order in our own factory with full wobb bottom, filled with depend
able springs, in turn supporting carefully built loose cushions.
Rocker to match, August Sale price 848.00
Chair to match, August Sale price
$ 34.00 Golden Oak Dresser 8 22.50
$ 22.00 Golden Oak Chiffonier $ 16.50
$25.00 Golden Oak Bed, full size S 16.75
$ 33.00 Fumed Oak Dresser ..... S 23.50
$110.00 Brown Mahogany Chifforobe $ 55.00
$ 59.50 Oak Chifforobe in dusty walnut S 39.50
$ 43.00 Gray Oak Dresser $ 33.00
$ 75.00 Mahogany Chiffonier with mirror , S 39.50
$ 85.00 Mahogany Dresser, large size ...S 45.00
$ 58.00 Walnut Dresser 39.00
With extra high spring back and extra
deep and soft spring seat. A man's chair
that Is attractive and good looking as well
as comfortable in every sense of the word.
Frame of mahogany, upholstered in tap
estry or velour.
Other Living Room Furniture in Wide Varieties Greatly
Reduced m Price During August Sale
$ 58.00 Mahogany Settee, auto spring seat in tapestry ...,S 35.00
$ 38.00 Mahogany Cane Wing Chair $ 25.00-
$ 45.00 Mahogany Library Table with drawer, 48-inch 29.50
$ 69.00 Walnut Arm Chair, tapestry upholstery $ 48.00
$135.00 Large tapestry overstuffed Arm Chair $ 87.00
Overstuffed Arm Chairs in velour and tapestry a 33.00
$145.00 Tapestry Overstuffed Arm Chair $ 72.50
.... . iKTrri ,TT
$ 65.00 Mulberry Velour Arm Chair
Kocker to match
$105.00 High Back Cane Arm Chair, damask upholstery ....
$298.00 Cane Davenport, mohair upholstery
$135.00 Tapestry Overstuffed Spring Arm Davenport
$105.00 Short Length Tapestry Davenport
$ 58.00 Arm Chair to match
Rich Breakfast Suites Sharply Reduced During August Sale
$ 97.50 Windsor Breakfast Suite, drop-leaf table and 4 Windsor chairs
in olive green enamel, complete , $ 57.50
1126.00 Windsor Breakfast Suite, drop-leaf table and 4 Windsor chairs
in black enamel, gold trimmed, complete $ 69.00
$185.00 Breakfast Suite in blue enamel, trimmed in Ivory; -buffet, drop
leaf table and 4 chairs; sale price 8125.00
f 45.00 Gray and Ivory Breakfast Table, drop-leaf $ 22.50
io.uu yray ana jvory Chairs to match
1168.00 Decorated Bnamel Breakfast Suite, olive green andorange
. '""'ry'dme table and 4 chairs, complete 1
' ..uvu; mm A ui y 4rrup-ieif I SP19
v .la.ov a caairs oniv. to matnh. uph
i ?1 S!5 lvory 2?rlHrt Windsor Breakfast Table
13.50 Old Ivory Windsor Chairs to match
All Summer and Porch Furniture at Greatly Reduced Prices
Special Bargains in Rugs
Many new purchases made for this sale. We have added many special items from our regular stock. Now
Is the time to select your floor coverings. We list a few of the many exceptional values this AUGUST SALE
has to offer. i
$180.00 Two-tone Seamless Chenille, 9x12,
shaded patterns, at S 95.00
115.00 Karadi Band Border, 9x15, dropped. $ 87.50
I 85.00 Figured Blue Roxbury Velvet, 9x12, .
Imperfect, at $ 49.50
I 95.00 Bundhar Wilton Rugs, 9x12, these
are dropped patterns $ 84.50
f 61.50 Heaviest Axmlnster made, 9x12,
imperfect, at , $ 49.50
1215.00 Highland Seamless Wilton, 11-3x15,
dropped pattern 8192.50
?126.00 Whittall Anglo Persian, 9x12,
dropped' patterns 8 98.50
1135.00 Green Bundhar Office Rug, 9x15, 8105.00
1110.00 Hartford Saxony, 9x12, dropped ..$ 95.00
84.00 Best Quality Wool Wilton Rug,
9x12, dropped $ 72.50
$ 84.00 Brown Mahal Wilton Rug, 9x12,
soiled, at $ 59.00
S 77.50 Mahal Heavy Wilton, 8-3x10-6,
dropped patterns 8 69.00
S 67.50 Hartford Saxony Rugs, 6x9,
dropped patterns' 8 59.00 '
S 43.50 Highland Wilton Seamless, 4-6x7-6
dropped patterns 8 37.50
I 27.50 Roxbury Heavy Axminster, 6x9, '
imperfect, at 8 21.75
S 61.50 Whittall Peerless Body Brussels,
SPECIALS IN BATH RUGS
? S.95 Reversible Chenille Rugs, 24x4$,
soiled, at 8 2.35
I 8.7E Reversible Chenille Rugs, 36x72,
soiled," at 8 5.00
? 9.00 Reversible Angora Rugs, 30x60,
" i 8 7.00
Draperies and Curtain Materials
You will be interested in seeing the effective Curtains, Curtain Materials and Draperies that can be secured at' mat,
ly reduced prices during our ATJGUST SALE.
Marquisette and Voile Hemstitched Curtains, per pair ....81.00
Lace Edged Marquisette Curtains, per pair 81.25
Cluny Lace Edged Marquisette Curtains, per pair 150
Ruffled Marquisette Curtains, per pair 81.50
Ruffled Voile Curtains, per pair $2.00
Ruffled Dotted Marquisette Curtains, with tie-backs, beauti
ful and sheer, at, per pair 82.85
All styles of one and two-pair curtains represented in this .
sale marked at one-half price.
Remnants of all kinds of drapery and curtain materials from
1 to 5 yards In length reduced to one-half price, and in many
instances much less than one-half regular value.
We wish to call special attention to the 50-Inch Madras In blue,
mulberry, brown and rose, purchased especially for this sals and
marked to sell at the unusually low price of, per yrd 754
50-inch plain and figured Madras, Poplin, Fiber Silk, Repp, Amur
and Shaikl materials, in rose, blue, mulberry, brown and green,
marked to sell during our August sale at 754. 854. 81.00.
l.u oiiVtii e.M u per yara.
Colored Voiles and plain Marquisette, per yard 184
Curtain Nets, at per yard ; ...384
Curtain Swisses, at per yard !!.'.'!254
Approximately 250 patterns of curtain materials priced "for this
sale from 184 to 504 per yard.
$1.50 "Wagner cast aluminum skillet 95
Aluminum handle butcher lnife 69
122.50 10-quart pressure cooker, special . .$19.75
2-quart ice cream freezer, special S 1.50
Aluminum round roaster ..$ 1.39
Aluminum round roaster S 2.95
Large aluminum dish pan 2.95
Fruit press .. 554
Flour sifter 304
Flour sifter ....... . . ... . ... 50f
Edison electrie iron 5.00
Automobile Trunks for Bulcks,
Cadillac, Packard, Hudson,
Pierce-Arrow, and Universal for
all cars, at greatly reduced
Hartmann Steamer Wardrobe
Trunks at $30.00
An exceptional Wardrobe Trunk,
Bags, Cases, Boston and over
olght Bags at special reductions
for our AUGUST SALE.
Special wrought iron adjustable
Bridge Lamp with hand decorated
parchment shade, complete 810.00
Special tables of reading lamps at
very low prices. Discounts from 20
DOMESTIC DINNER SETS 50 pieces
at 816, 824 and 826- Very at
TABLES OF GIFTS We have ar
ranged various tables with gifts at
various prices. Big bargains. 254
tsbles. KIM tables. SI .OA tables.
and S2.Krt tables. L
TT nitron ft'
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