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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 0, 1007,
A SPECIAL DEMONSTRATION and SALE
GAe "Auto" Sewing Machine
Zaun! to Anf M8.00 Haofclaa
on ths market.
The "Auto" is a
We invite every woman in Omaha to visit this interesting and
BRIEF CITY NEWS.
Christian Endtivor at Seattle Th"
twpnty-tlilrd Inlf rrmtli.nal Christian En
deavor convftitWm will lie held ut Stattlo,
Wash., July 10-16.
Hew Store New gooas. Clothlns; to'
nipn and women, hms, shots, furniture,
rsrpets, draperies, stoves. Cash or credit,
t'nlon Outfitting- Co.. 1315-17-19 Karnam.
Electrio Power Question Wedncxday
nlaht City Engineer Hoii.'water will ad
dress the Commercial club on the subject
of water power and electric power for
Look Oat. for More Kain The executive
Committee of tho He tall Grjccrs' assocla
tlon Is making arrant?' mrnts for til an
nual picnic. Boveral pluces have been sig
gesteU and a visit will he made to S'nvrat
ticfoiH the cjiiewllciti is determined.
LeaaJTot Upon Others, Rely upon your
own slrentrth; earn your own dolmrs; suve
and deposit as many of these dollars as
you can. Deposit them with the City Sav
ings tank at ititli and pouglus streets, the
oldiac, largest and strongest savings bank
Flcolo Dinner at Kiotut John Calkins
of tM Kroudway, New York Clly. will glvo
a picnic dinner Thursday evening to the
sales force of Hayden tiros.' women's suit
department.. Mr. Calkins is Hayden Bros.
New York resident cloak buyer and has
been In Omaha the last few days superin
tending their New York buyers' sale.
llonty Stolen from Trunk Anthony Sor
lo, 415 North Thirteenth street, reported
to the police Tuesday somo one broke Into
his room, forced open his trunk and ex
tracted his roll of JiO. C. II George, 4013
North Twenty-fifth street, also eomplalnod
of the loss of a woman's gold watch, which
tie said hud been stolen from his home
lii'woen 11 o'clock a. in. and 1 o'clock p. m.
ne said nua been stolen rroi
lii'woen 11 o'clock a. in. and 1
JRifora Divorce Cases Ida M.
mi lit fni fllv'firpA frnm'tVi
M. MoNab has
llllam J. Mc-
.N'ul) In district court. She asserts he uses
provide for her. Two divorce decrees were
siKned by Judge Kennedy Tuesday, Alice
M. Bell, second one of them, .charging
Charles II. Bell with abandonment. Grace
McNeil was given a dicree from John Mc
Neil on grounds of extreme cruelty.
Joseph Feller On Trial Joseph Feller,
charged with a statutory offense against
his stepdaughter, Katherlne Berllnger, was
placed on trial before a Jury In Judge
Troup's court Tuesday morning. The girl
in her testimony on the witness stand said
she had supposed until the present trouble
arose that Feller was her own father. He
married her mother when the girl was but
2 years old. The alleged offense was com
mitted April 1.
Party for XJttle reiki Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Marrow entertained at a children's
party Saturday afternoon in honor of the
birthdays of their two sons, Walter, aged
4, and Wallace, aged 2 years. The birth
days of both boys come in May, so a Joint
party was given for them. Those present
were Hutli Ralph and Truman Redficld;
Donna and Dewalne Chase, Mlldren Caroth
urs, Beside Shields, Emma Carothurs, Lyda
Weary and Buella Heberlng.
Memorial Day Polio Plana Orders were
Issued by fillet of Police Donahue Tuesday
for 12 Cents
S SIiFeddcd Wiisat I
Biscuit for a quarter you have
a delicious, breakfast for a
penny more real nutriment
than is to be found in any
other food in the world for the
same money. It contains all the
body-building elements of the
whole wheat made digestible
by steam-cookiiig, sheddding
For breakfast heat the Discuit in oven to
restore crupness, pour hot nvlk over it, &dd a
little cream and a little talt; or, sweeten to
taste. Shredded Wheat is also delicious and
wholesome for any meal in combination with
fresh or preserved fruits. At your grocers.
NEW HOUSE FURNISHING DEPT.
Madame Reeves, one of America's most expert operators
will demonstrate to visitors the wonderful possibilities and
advantages of the "Auto" Sewing Machines.
We declare the "Auto" to be the best automatic sewing machine In the
world. Come to our houaefurnlshlng department and learn what splen
did work can be done by this machine. As fast as Madam Reeves can
work the machine the makes the most delicate Mexican
drawn work, Roman lace and embroidery as easily
as running up a seam. She even shows how to darn
stockings on the machine
Other high grade machines at $19.50, $22.50, $25.75 and $26.75.
good, reliable machine that sells
for the conduct of tho police department on
Memorial day and directions given for the
choice of a detail to form a plutoon for the
liend of the p.'irade and to remain on the
ppcclnl duly until nil exercises srinll be
completed. SerpeHnt Hayes was selected
to command the platoon and he chose r'a
trollnen Good. Ilyle, Dibble, llrown, Nellst-n,
Blckord, Dclehanty and Brugmnn.
Cottage Burned While Repaired Fire
from an unknown source destroyed most
of the one and a hnlf-story frnme cottage
undergoing repairs at 2K13 North Fifteenth
avenue, owned by Louis E. Welly, at 3
o'clock Tuesday morning. The flames com
niunlcated to th roof of the house at IMS,
occupied by Samuel Mancaso, doing a
small amount of damage to the roof, and
then to Devlin Bros.' warehouse at US19,
where $100 worth of damage was done.
Add: ci on Inheritance Tax D. I.. John
son, an attorney, will deliver an address to
the members of the Heal Instate exchange
at tho regular weekly meeting of the ex
change Wednesday noon ut the Commercial
club. The theme of Mr. Johnson's uddress
will be relative to the provisions of the new
inheritance law recently passed by the leg
islature, which was framed by Mr. Johnson
and provides for many changes In the
descent of property of the estate of an In
testate. Purse Gone, bnt Bahjr Safe A baby car
riage did not prove a safe hiding place In
which to put her money for Mrs. Parks,
visiting relatives at 1409 Harney street. She
went shopping Monday, taking her baby
with her In a carriage, and upon entering
s. store wheeled the carriage to one side
while she could look about And placed Jier
nnrVfthnnk enntnlninr 13 Smonff the babV'S
I coverings. When she returned later and
I looked for her money It was gone, but the
baby was safe, j
Officer Bad His Byes Bnty Ftffle Burke,
a notorious character of the lower world,
was sentenced to serve ninety days In the
j county Jail by Judge Crawford Tuesday
I In police court on a charge of larceny
j from the person. She was accused of hav-J
. . . . . .. . i
mg laxen o rrcm a mate victim anu con
tended he dropped the money on the floor
but the emergency officer testified he saw
her produce the money from her person
when he approached her house and peered
through the window.
Old Woman Back in Jail Mrs. Mary
Echacfer, Fifth and Jones streets, was ar
rested by special officers of the Union Pa
cific railroad on a charge of petit larceny
Tuesday. Old, tottering and ragged, this
poor woman ekes out an existence as best
she ran at her shack and occasionally she I
Is hauled to Jail by the road's officers for
picking up coal or scrap Iron. During her
last visit, a month ago, she fell from the
top of tho men's tier of cells at the Jail to
the cement floor below In a fit and It was
feared for a time she had been dangerously
Injured. However, she recovered at the
hospital and next day was released by
Judge Crawford, as no one appeared to
testify against her.
Railroad Win the Case The jury In
Judge Bears' court returned a verdict In
favor of the Missouri Pacific railroad In the
suit brought against It by M. O. Cunning
ham as administrator of the estate of
Adolph Larson. Larson was a laborer and
was helping push a car along a sidetrack
In the alley near Eighteenth street In No-
r0cBy puy lvvo
See the Em
Done on This
at a popular price.
vnmber, IPO"!, when It was asserted a Mis
souri Pacific switch engine bumped Into the
cars and rushed them back over I.nrson,
who w.ih Instantly killed. Suit was brougld.
Mandate in Hngnei Case The formal
mandate from the United States circuit
couit of appeals reversing the Judgment of
.t0 awarded to Henry J. Hughes against
the Western Real Estate, trustees for dam
ages sustained by the plaintiff through the
collapse' of a building on Douglas street
npar Fourteenth street In the summer of
1H03 has been received at the circuit clerk's
ollice In pmaha. The decree not only re
verses the Judgment of-the lower court, but
directs thut a new trial be had In the case.
Hugh.s sued for $.0.0H originally, but ob
tained a Judgment of only J5.000.
Could Rot Wait to Prosecute Al Par
don, proprietor of a barber shop In the
basement at Fifteeenth and Farnam
streets, and Ed Plttnian, his barber,
charged with swindling O. A. and William
O'Brien, farmers, from Belgrade, Neb.,
were discharged In police court Tuesday,
the complainants falling to appear. Tho
O'lirlen brothers each asserted he had
been charged $2 for tonsorlal services, when
all he had authorized was a shave and
hair cut. Both men were obliged to re
turn home, however, and could not remain
In Omaha to prosecute.
Woman Sues to Stop Abase Edna E.
Hogg hds tiled a cross-petition In the di
vorce suit brought against her by her hus
band, Fred Hogs, In which she asks for
an Injunction to prevent him from abusing
her or assigning his salary In any way to
take It out of the Jurisdiction of the court
until the case is decided. She charges Fred
left her penniless on a number of occasions
and has been guilty of cruelty. She wants
a divorce and the custody of her . child
given to her mother. One of the peculiar
features of the case Is that the plaintiff
In the eyes of the law Is an "Infant," be
ing under 21 years of age and the suit la
brought for him by his father.
litigation Betwsan - Contractors Lam -orcaux
& Peterson have begun suit In dls.
trlct court against Phelan, Shirley & Cal
lahan for (11,172 damages alleged to have
been suffered by their failure to keep a
contract the plaintiff claims to have made
with them for the grading of a portion of
the right-of-way of the Pacific coast ex
tension of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Paul railroad. The petition states the de
fendant company claimed to have a con
tract for the construction of a part of the
road and sublet the grading to the -plaintiff
company. After the contract had been ac
cepted and the plaintiff had made prepara
tions for carrying out Its part of the wcrk
the defendant refused, according to the
peTTtlon, to make good the contract.
Brain Shaken bf Pall Asserting he was
forced off a moving street car, owing to
the overcrowding of the car, John J.
Schmltz, brick mason, has begun suit
against the Omaha A Council Bluffs Street
Railway company for $5,020 damages for
personal Injuries. September 23, he says In
his petition, he boarded a southbound Sher
man avenue car. He was forced to stand
on the back platform, he says, owing to
the crowd on the car. At Douglaa and
Farnam streets more people jot on until
he asserts the car was dangerously
crowded. He says the conductor while col
lecting fares In the crowd Jostled him so
he lost his grip on the hand rail and was
thrown onto the pavement. He says hla
brain was shaken up and) since then he has
suffered from dizziness and numbness of
the head and his eyesight has been badly
Kirk's Jap Rose toilet and bath soap
It Is transparent so clear you can read
through It. All grocers arid druggists sell It.
COLONEL PRATT NOT SERVED
Returns to Onialm to Fight Divorce
Case and Yet Esrapea
. Colonel James H. Pratt has returned to
Omaha for the purpose of fighting the suit
for divorce, which comes up before Judge
Kennedy on a preliminary motion Friday
morning. The matter to come up Is the
motion of Colontl Pratt and several of the
defendanta In the suit to quash the service
upon them. Colonel PratUcontends Douglas
county Is his residence and hence service
by publication upon him ta void. The plain
tiff has taken steps to secure personal
service upon him. but Colonel Pratt had
gone to his farm at Bennington Monday
and was still there Tuesday morning and
the summons had not been served at noon
Tuesday. Henry W. Magee. Colonel Pratt'a
Son-in-law. an attorney from Chicago, will
appear with General Cowln In the case.
Tho Grand frn Railway System
Will Sell Special Excursion
Atlantic City. N. J., May 30 to, June S,
Philadelphia. Pa , July 12 to 1.
Saratoga Springs, N. T., certain dates la
July and September.
Norfolk, Vs. (Jamestown exposition
daily to November SO.
Toronto, Ont., June 1 to September 10.
Montreal, Quebec, June 1 to September $0,
Halifax, N. 8., June 1 to- September M.
Temagami. Ont., June 1 to September M.
Muskoka Wharf, Ont., June 1 to Septem
Boston, Mass., and Portland, Me., certain
days in July, August and September.
Full particulars of tbe most interesting
routes In America, fares, limit of tickets,
stopover privileges and a supply of descrip
tive publications will be sent on applic&tloa
to Geo. W. Vaux, A. G. R. T. A., Ut
Adams St.. Chicago, m.
Douglas (644) printing Co.. H4-U g. lth.
Mangum at Co., LETTEK BPJiCIAlJ8TS.
SHELDON MAY NOT STAY OUT
Govricr Vill Ettrt, bnt Ttrhrpi Ctoio
Eeoca n to Last wi h i oosuri.
OTHER ENGAGEM.NTS PRECLUDE THIS
Detail of the Pinna for the Trade
Kiroraloa Complete and On
' lined to All TartU
Governor Sheldon has written a letter to
the Commercial club formally accepting the
invitation of the club to accompany the
I Omaha trade excursion to the Pacific coast
states, but Is unable at present to assure
the club that he will be able to be with the
excursion until Its return. He has had an
engagement of long standing to deliver an
address near the middle of June and be
fore the excursion will return and has not
been able to be released from this en
gagement, but will accompany the excur
sion, with his Secretary, for the greater
part of the trip.
Arrangements have been made for the
governor and several prominent represen
tatives of Omaha business Interests to de
liver brief addresses at the reception to
be tendered the Omaha Invaders at Spokane
and a program Is now In preparation.
Active preparations for the entertainment
of the Omaha trade expansionists at Butte
are being lade afid much space Is being
given In the Butte newspapers to the sub
ject. Committees of prominent business
men have conferred with Mayor Corby of
that city and a royal good time la as
sured the Omaha visitors.
Letter of Directions.
Many minor details essential to the suc
cess of the excursion, which will leave
Omaha from the Burlington depot Sunday
at 2 p. m., are being given consideration
by the trade extension committee of the
Commercial club and a letter was issued
Tuesday by J. H. Taylor, chairman of the
committee in charge of the excursion, to
the persons tfho will participate, gls Ing ex
plicit Instructions regarding the arrange
ments on the train.
The train will be made up of a baggage,
composite, dining, compartment car, two
standard sleeping cars and a fine observa
tion car. It Is announced that the train
will leave Omaha promptly at 2 p. m. Sun
day and arrangements have been made to
receive mill at nine cities along the route.
The Individual members of the trade ex
cursion committee have worked Indefatlg
ably for the success of the excursion and
Its success Is greatly due to this committee.
II. S. Weller, who Is chairman of the com
mittee, has been unavoidably absent from
the city on business and J. H. Taylor was
! selected as chairman pro tern. The other
! members of the committee, who have
' worked night and day for nearly a month,
I are: Joe Kelley. Dan B. Fuller, Q. H.
I Pratt, C. E- Johannes, D. J. O'Brien, E. H.
I Allen, E. A. Hlnrlchs. W. W. Johnston, Z.
T. Llndsey, W. E. Reed, C. S. Hayward,
C. J. Lane and J. C. Colt.
BIG REALTY DEAL WOUND UP
Deeds for Hundred and Sixty Lots In
Korth End Are Placed on
Deeds were placed on file Tuesday trans-
l ferrlng the title to 16) lots In Monmouth
Park and Collier Place, which are bounded
b Ames and Grand avenues from Thir
tieth to Thirty-sixth streets, to Hastings &
Heyden from the Byron' Reed company.
The deoda conveyed tltlo from Rev. Francis
J. Collier and wlfo of 'Woodstown, N. J.;
Rev. F. C. Collier and Mary C. Denlsc,
widow of Dr. J. C. Denlse, and Miss Hettle
E. Collier, who lived for many years at
Nineteenth and Dodge streets with her sis
ter, Mrs. Annie C. Meredith.
The large tract was formerly a cornfield
and was bought last Mar-h by Hastings
Heyden for over $33,000 cash and has been
platted and Imprived by the Installation of
all modern conveniences. The struts have
been paved, gas and water pipes laid and
shade trees planted.
Monmouth park contains sixty-three lots
and ninety-seven lots have been platted In
Collier Place, many of which were sold
last Saturday, when the new residence sub
divisions were placed on the market.
The ladles of Kountze Memorial church
will serve you with Ice cream In thi
"Streets of Paris" afternoon and evening.
Auditorium. Admission 10 cents.
LECTURES TO THE FARMERS
Addresses Delivered by Scientists
I'nder Direction of the Rock
Fulton S. White, commissioner of the
agricultural and horticultural department
of the Rock Island railroad, Is delivering a
course of lectures along the lines of the
Hock Island road In Kansas, Iowa and Ne
braska. The road has equipped and at
trucllvely furnished a special car with a
complete and varied display of tine grains,
fruits and farm products. The car Is open
for Inspection, lectures given and valuable
bulletins on grains, grasses and other farm
Protect Baby's Skin
C Here's the differ enca in ikickneu between
the outer skin of baby and you, mother.
CTho outer layer of
baby's skin is to tender that
tf u esulv burned, and also I ...', ) ?
oflert iittlo protection to w"2
tiny blood vest It and nerves.
CCosne, unnghtly skin is
often caused by not know
ina how to protect it in
feeds the skin, keep it sott, helpi its perfect devel
opment, preserve it (toe delicacy. The Pood'i
Extract tone the gland and tumuUtet circulation,
preserving health and rosy color. Its whltenttt
indicate k purity. Buy it always for Baby.
Ftom Your Druggist
Armour & Company
Solo licensee from Pond's Extract Company
D. A Sampson. Cien I Sales Agent Oman.
Th finest, purest &nd best flavon ar
ii niiii'!jj?iw .. '."::zm
products will he dlstrlbt'ted free. The lec-
ture applies largely to the resources of
The Intlnerary through Nebraska begins
at Belleville at 7 a. ni. Monday June 10,
takes In Thompson. Fairhury. Hebron, Nel
son, Beatrice, Taw nee. aJnnsen, Plymouth,
I-Witt, Lincoln, tlavelock. concluding at
Council Bluffs at 2 p. m. Saturday, June 22.
FIVE MILLIONS OF INCREASE
Burn. Advance In Vnlnntlon for
Cnnnty la Predicted by
A boost of valuatlrns In Douglas County
amounting to about $5.pii,ono is predicted
by County Assessor Harry Reed. Who Is
now at work on the schedules returned by
the deputies. If this prediction comes true
It will be $1.5"" 0,000 larger than the Increase
last year. Mr. Reed estimates J2.000.000 of
the Increase will be In real estate improve
ments and $.1,000,000 In personal property.
Real estate will not be reassessed until
next year, but the assessor Is allowed tinder
the law to add to Its valuation the value
of Improvements made since the last as
sessment. This Includes new buildings and
additions to buildings.
The principal part of the Increase will
come from the large business buildings
that have gone up In the last year. Among
these are the M. E. Smith building, the
Carpenter Paper company building, tho
P.yrne-Hammer structure, owned by Crelgh
ton university, the Webster-Sunderland
building and the Brandels building, which
Is only partially completed.
The tabulation of schedules will not be
completed for several dnys and the force
In the assessor's office are rushing their
work to get ready for the meeting of tho
County Board of Equalization, which will
be held June 11.
i Korfolk, Vs., April "O-t oreni her SO).
Low round trip rnx- via Chicago, Mil
I waukeo St. Paul Hallway. Season,
sixty day and fifteen day tickets on sale
daily at greatly reduced rates. Full Infor
mation regarding rates, routes, etc... free
on application. F. A. Nash, general wes
tern agent, 1524 Farnam street. Omaha,
enshore anil Jnmrilomi Kxnnsltlon
on low fare tickets to Norfolk, going or re
turning via New York, over Pennsylvania
lines. Sold daily with long return limit.
Oct posted through W. H. Rowland, T. P.
Agt., V. 8. Bank Bldg.. Omaha, Neb.
Visit the Japanese tea garden, Audi
torium, "StrentB of Paris." afternoon and
evening. Admission 10 cents.
Slave you got
Don't wait until the
'season is half over.
Now is the time to get
has been our slogan for twenty
five years. We have been in the
laundry business, at this loca
tion, since 1KS2. Our experience
and knowledge is at your com
mand. "Washing" has been c:r
special study and we have con
cluded "The Good Old Way" Is
most satisfactory. All our
family washing Is done by the
vacuum process with E-Z hand
washing machines. This method
preserves the most delicate t
fabrics and is Just as effective
whether the article be a heavy
woolen blanket or a delicate
lace. The water is forced
through the cloth entirely re
moving every particle of dirt.
No rubbing, m pulling arart of
the weh. Received and del ver.'d
at your door.
The Model Laundry
'Phone Douglas 62S
"THE GOOD OLD WAY
IS ''lift BttlCMw E332lssi$
TXT TED JTXW
llth and KoOse,
KANSAS CITY, M0.
tn the Shopping District.
Ntsr all the Theatres.
BOO beautiful Booms.
100 private baths.
Hot and ccld water in all rooms.
Bpaelooa lobby, parlors.
Telephone in every .room.
Beautiful Cafe, Perfect Cuisine,
$1 to $2.50 Per Day
KUPPFR-BES(M HOTEL CO.
r. A. BEWBOM, Mgr.
Stratford Hotel A
Offsr you refined, quiet and elegant so
cooirooJutioQ. Located cornet orcity's
two hnctt boulevard, It I convenient to
entire uusfnet cemsr and close to heat
theatre and shopping riUlrict. "Hi
room. 150 pnvte bmhi; luxurious writ
ing aod. reception rooms; woodwork
aiuhncuur thruosiiauti bnu bus
mid ail modem rcnufurts; tek-pfaonein
every room, besunful dininsv rooms
tti best of everything at moderate price.
WlrhldHB and J Ark son ihl ChL-.aA
K2J V 1iT-r;i-f1
$10 Jumper Suits
$4,000 for what.?
For six cylinders and seven passengers.
For 50 miles an hour, actually, when wanted.
For safety, comfort and economy.
For passing everytrdng on hills.
For arriving first.
All that's worth having in a touring car
-Franklin Type H.
Shaft-drive Runabout. 91,800 4-ey Under Touring Car, $, Sea
4-cyllnd.r Light Tourlng-Csr, Si.ggo A-cyllnd.r Touring Car, (4,000
I. o. b. Syracuse
Powell Automobile Co.,
Iftil 2044 Farnam St.
The RIGHT teOtAJD
To ST. PAVLi ncl
Cl,y Ticket OlflM. j iVUT
say Shakatpeara, and we think tn
deserves this title
"Timely' it is at the Tery
doors of the Grand Central
Station with surface and
elevated lines right at hand
and a private passage to sub
way station for both express
and local trains.
And "timely" H is in
that it furnishes the wealth
of conveniences the com
pleteness of service the satis
fyins environment which mod
em notelcraft aims to attain.
CM m Hotel Blmoat, lit,..
t-our rr la Iswitiilutf.
High lyo of rirrproof MtUTOtlo,
Mora tnaa thiiUMQtl f ma.
at-atUMlaUva of aoio a aolld rack.
Tla latest addltioa to tbi gnat totals
Rsuau without bath, S2.50 and upward
Kooau with bath, $.50 sad upward
Parlor, bedroom asd batK, $ 10 and up srd
Ve would wnlcnsts ou bars sad try la auk
fen look npoa lht hf--l a youf New York heats
The Hotel Belmont
42nd Street and Park Avenue, New York City.
B. L M. BATES, Maainf DirncteT.
(Exaellx Like Cut)
Will be sold to mail
order customers only.
Here is a chance (or our
mail-order customers to get
one of the most popular gar
ment of the season for less
than the goods would cost.
This Suit it made of an
excellent wool material, in
beautiful new black and white,
brown and white, and gray
checks. Has 13 gore plaited
skirt finished with straps.
Would be cheap at $10.00.
- Rturt at ovr tuosns nf get
money baclt if not KxHifactory.
When you order ask f ti Of)
for Special Suit No. I CpO
'oasi,M, - ., ijm
H. Touring-Car, $4,000
1 11! I
Jirmrlf tm thoarttJ torn of twl
ftMem of v-a..ls.iita by ftJtT4 air.
AnloviBtte bal rrcutatort.
All rm fMiotpped with pHrat
of tbs world. Opentd Kay 8tb, 1806,
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