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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 21, 1911)
THf WKFr. OMAHA, THURSDAY, DKCKMMKR 'Jl. 1011.
BRIEF CITY NEWS
tve Soot Frint It.
Omaha Oenerat Koapltal, Donf. as.
s Egyptian ChocoUtee 3o. Myers Dillon
Oas, Xlta. klstnr. Barreee-Qraadea
Caia raaarnl Bund? The funeral of
Vli1lam C. fain was held Sunday after
noon for trhm the home, Ifwl Camden
avi'iiiic, with Interment at I'rosprct Hill
' Fifteen Bajs for Stealing Bicycle
Henry Iotlds, who was arrested Wjout a
week ago for the alleged theft of two
bicycles from In front of the Brandela
More, wu sentenced to fifteen days In
jail by Police Judge Crawford.
Tobacco Dealer rined H. BIchorn,
1715 Lake street, was fined to and conta
hy Police Judge Crawford for selling"
tobacco to a minor. City authorities hare
decided to begin a crusade egainet all
tobacconists who sell their goods to
"TSereral Divorce Baits Btarte&l-8ults
for divorce as follows 'have Wn started
In district court: Rhea Nordick against
Joseph L Nordick; Margaret Cook
against Charles M. Cook; Nana It. Gold
anulnst Alfred U Gold; Rllla Lemon
axalnrt Albert Lemon; Bert Clair against
Catherine Clair; Marie Weasel against
Will took Up Hatting Law The Real
ICHtAte exchange has appointed a com
mittee to make an Investigation and re
port on the legal requirements to be ob
Ferved In platting a piece of . ground.
Some of the realty men say there Is an
ordinance providing that all delinquent
and due taxes on property must be paid
before it Is platted Into lots, and they
object to thin.
Omaha Xlgh Ola Club to Sing The
Omaha High School Glee club, thirty
voices strong, will sing for the Knights
Templar lodge Christmas morning at
their annual holiday services held in
Masonic temple. Walter B. Graham,
local vocal Instructor, has been rehears
ing the lads at his studio in the Boyd
theater building for the last three weeks
for this occasion.
Beturaa for XTatal CeUbratioa T. W.
Hill, born in Omaha forty years ago on
Christmas eve, will spend his birthday
tn the town of his birth this yesr. Mr.
11 ill Is now owner of a string of cigar
Btorea In Peoria and Is well known there,
but he baa not been in Omaha since 1874,
when his parents removed to Indian
apolis. Mr. . Hill has been In Omaha
for several days, coming here from San
Francisco, where he contemplates open
tog several stores.
Lieut. Haskell Bids
the Cadets Farewell
Lieutenant William N. Haskell of Fort
Ctnwha gave an Illustrated lecture on
"Matters of Importance to High School
Cadets" in the assembly room at the high
ichool yesterday 'morning the occasion
bring 'his farewell appearance beiore the
cadet regiment as its commandant. He
leaves for San Francisco on Christmas
tve. from where he will sail. on January
i for the Philippines to take up a first
lieutenancy In the Fourteenth cavalry
stationed at Manila.
Captain Arthur S. Cowan, also of Fort
Omaha, succeeds Lieutenant Haskell as
commandant of the cadets and will take
up his work after the holidays.
PROTESTS FILED AGAINST
APPLICANTS FOR LICENSE
Contrary to expectations, the Board of
I'lie and Police Commissioners did ifbt
take, up the matter of saloon licenses
last night at Its regular weekly meeting,
owing to protests which have been filed
with the, board against the renewal of
licenses to four saloon keepers. The pro
tests have been filed against Joseph L.
Hoffman. 902 Douglas street; Henry Pol
lack, 124 North Fifteenth street; Louis
Goldsmith, 901 Capitol avenue, and L. C.
Wroth, 1415 Famam street. Friday aft
ternoon at 2 o'clock is the time set for
the hearing of the protests.
Jacob Sass of Papllllon, Neb., has asked
the city through the Fire and. Police
Hoard for $250 for Injuries sustained when
he was struck by the police auto In front
of the Burlington depot on the night of
December 8. The claim was referred to
the city attorney. ,
It was asserted by one of the members
of the board, that certain physicians In
Omaha have been furnishing doctors' cer
tificates of sickness to the firemen at the
rate of GO cents each. According to the
rules, whenever a fireman is off duty
on account of sickness he Is to bring a
certificate from a doctor certifying that
the fireman was sick.
EXCHANGE TO WAGE WAR
ON THE PLUMBING THIEVES
Chief .of police Donahue will be asked
by the Real Estate exchange what civic
legislation he thinks necessary to put a
stop to the stealing of plumbing fix
tures from vacant houses. B. P. Bost
wtck and F. D. Wead have been appointed
to confer with Chief Donahue in the mat
ter. The Idea, was broached at the exchange
meeting that perhaps It would be well to
liave an ordinance placing the burden of
vi oof on the junk dealer who buys plumb
ing fixtures to show whether or not tlvrl
man who sold htm the fixtures carnally
F. D. Wead reported that the theft of
plumbing, fur the brass and lead con
tained In II, la more prevalent tn Omaha
than for twenty years. This Is In spite
cf I ho fact that the exchange has a stand.
Ir.jj . offer of ISO reward for information
l.adln to the conviction of a plumbing
KLIunrd from Head to Heel
vai Hen Pool, Threet, Ala., when dragged
nver a rough road; but Bucklen's Arnica
Salve healed all his Injuries. 25c. For
tale by Beaton Drug Co.
AD CLUB SELECTS NOMINEES
A. L. Gale Proposed to Lead Organ.
cation During 1912.
ADDRESS BY EDWARD F. TREFZ
He Pleads for ln Asalnar Fraada.
let Idtertlnl-K and Clak Com
mits Iteelf to Work for a
Orflcers for the Omaha Ad club were
nominated preceding the luncheon held at
the Henshaw hotel yesterday. The nomi
nees will he voted on the second week
In January. Any nominee may decline
If his withdrawal Is submitted to the
recorder before noon of December .
No withdrawals were permitted, at the
meeting. Following are the nominees:
President A. L. Gale.
Vice President-Edwin T. Swobe.
Secretary-n. B. Wallace. Samuel C.
Rees, Pe.in P. Fodrea.
Recorder-A. I. Creigh.
Treasurer-Dr. D. Z. Clark. Charles
Schwager, O. T. Kastman. D. J. O'Brien.
Twenty-five directors will be elected!
Seventy-five nominations were made.
Edward F. Trefs addressed the ad men
on the value of the advertising man as
an Individual. He pleaded for a law
against fradulent advertising.
President Henry 3erlng of the club
spoke In behalf of the organisation, when
he declared that the nnuh. ..ii.k v
already gone on record as against fraud
ulent advertising and said the 400 mem
bers would work for the passsge of such
a law through te next Nebraska legisla
To Have Sponsors
or Not is Question
Whether or not to have sponsor this
year, is the question that Is bothering
the commissioned cadet officers at the
Omaha High school Just at present and
this all Important subject will be srttlej
by the Cadet Officers' club this after
noon. Lieutenant William X. Haskell, the re
tiring commandant, and Principal Mo
Hugh are both opposed to the Idea as are
several of the officers themselves on
account of the expense connected with
having sponsors and the frivolous aspect
of the custom.
THE MARBLE WILL COME
County Commissioners Peter E. Flsasser
and Oscar J. Plckard returned to day
from Denver and Yule, Colo., where they
went to get after the Colorado Yule
Marble company for Its failure promptly
to ship marble for work on , the new
county building. They succeeded, ac
cording to Commissioner Klsasser, who
said the company promised to send three
carloads a week, beginning with the first
of next year. In addition to the car that
already has been received one car Is on
the way to Omaha now.
Under the Colprado Y'ule Marble com
pany's sub-contract with Caldwell A
Drake, general contractors on the new
county building, all the marble should
have been on hand by January 1, 1912.
MOHLER BANQUET TO BE BIG
Hundred and Seventy-Five Accept
ances Have Been Received.
BURGESS .TO BE T0ASTMASTER
David Cole to Apeak for the t ltih on
"Oar finest" and President Moh
ler Will Respond Several
One hundred and seventy-five accept
ances have been received by the Commer
cial club for the banqiift to President A.
L. Mohler of the I'nlon Pacific and his
associates this evening.
The banquet will be held In the club
rooms at 7, following a reception at 6:30.
Ward M. Burgess will be toastmaster.
President David Cole of the Commercial
club will answer t the toast. "Our
Guests" and Mr. Mohler will respond.
W. S. Wright for the club will answer
to the toast, "The Overland." and N. II.
Loomls, general solicitor of the I'nlon
Pacific, will respond.
SOME SCHOOLS DISMISS
FOR THE AFTERNOON
Several children In the city schools
protested against dismissal at noon yes
terday on account of the depth of the
anow. The boys declared they could "wade
through It easy" and the girls upheld this
declaration by doing so. However, In
tha Vinton, Edward Rosewater, Train
and Park schools but half a session wa
held and the pupils then sent home.
Kallroad utea and Personal.
At North Platte the Union Pacific has
commenced Us annual lc harvest. Olte
1 uinlri'U and fiftv men started work on
tlio river yesterday, cutting out and
Bturliis ice ten inches in thickness.
The rush of people going away for the
. holidays has wt In. All trains going out
today have been heavily loaded, incoming
tiuins are crowded with people coming to
tisit frleiida In the city and with the
liuys and (Iris who have been away at
The Union Pacific's bridge work on the
Nebraska divisions has been about coni
lleled, so far as this season Is concerned.
As a result the working force has been
Kduced by laying off about fifty men.
Tom Godfrey, passenger snd ticket
agent, and Tom Hughes, traveling paa
enger agent, both of the Mi-souri Pa
cific, under the designation ot the "Two
Tows." have joined forces and are send
Lug out Illustrated Christmas cards.
8 O. Lund of this cUy. one of the oldest
and best known of the Milwaukee con
ductura, left Tuesday evening for 8an
lXeo, Cal., accompanied by Mrs. Lund
It is a pleasure trip and may be extended
milU siring. ,
Great Half Price Sale
Of all toys, dolls, games, etc., that we desire to close .out.
IRON TOYS All kinds. Regular prices TEA SETS
range lrom 45c to 75c. lour choice . .10c
10c Fighting the Flames 5c
25c Brownie Stamping Outfit 10c
10c Santa Claus .,...5c
45c Soldiers and Sailors 20t
50c Soldier Game (At the Front) . ...25c
$1.00 Sharp Shooting 50c
$5.00 28-inch Kestner Dolls $2.50
$1.75 17-inch Kestner Dolls 90c
$2.75 20-inch Kestner Dolls ...$1.25
$2.25 15-inch Kestner Dolls $1.10
$2.00 18-inch Doll, sleeping $1.00
$1.50 13-inch Doll, natural eyelashes 67c
45c Boy Dolls 20c
$2.10 Mama Dolls, unbreakable bodies,-19
inches long '. i $1.25
$1.65 16-inch Mama Dolls .' . . .85c
$3.00 Dressed Doll $1.50
75c Tea Sets, 22 pieces 40c
35c Tea Sets, 15 pieces 15c
HORSES and WAGONS
$5.00 Hair Horse, Country Club Wagon,
Rubber tires $2.50
2.50 Arabian Pony Cart .$1.25
$4.50 Arabian Pony Cart $2.25
$3.50 Horse and Basket Cart $1.75
$6.00 Pony and Cart with lamps and whip,
$3.00 Pony and Cart with lamps and whip,
$1.90 Goat and Cart 95c
$2.50 Arabian Horse and Saddle.. $1.25
$1.85 Pony and Hay Rack 95c?
$2.25 Pony and Cart $1.10
$2.00 Pony and Truck $1.00
$4.50 Ponv and Station Wagon $2.25
$4.00 Horse and Truck $2.00
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At Special Prices We are showing on one
table an assortment of high, class Floren
tine ware, trimmed with brimze
Prices, each $1.50 to $8.75
Beautiful gifts for every
member of the family.
Smoker's articles, desk sets
and desk supplies for
men. Cut glass, English china,
sewing baskets, fern dishes and
picture frames for ladies. Tho
most wonderful collection ever
shown. Come and see for yourself.
At 95c each We have a table full of jardi
nieres, Japanese vases, candle shades, fern
dishes, white and gold water pitchers.
Your choice 95c
Items of Interest for the Happy Gift Giving Time.
MAGAZINE RACKS Mission design -at
$1.50 to $12.00
SMOKING STANDS ..$2.50 to $11.00
MIRRORS Mahogany, Colonial frames,
at $7.50 to $55.00
CHIFFOROBES Gentleman's Ideal Gift.
Oak and mahogany . , . " $48 to $110.00
CANDLESTICKS-Solid mahogany. Beau
tiful designs $5.00 to $ J 9.00
DINNER CALLS Westminster Tabular
GRANDFATHER CLOCKS iVntiqe and
colonial designs ..$35.00 to $285.00
CLOCKS For Dressers or Desks. Beautiful
finished frames $3.00 to $12.75
TIlAYft Mahogany Serving Travs, Glass Top,
at $3.75 $4.50 to $20.00
BOOK BLOCKS Mahogany and Oak,
t . $5.00 to $10.00
ton design, 14
inches wide by
27 inches long.
' $30.00. Special
iA0a'A'u 75 t0 812.00
(olden Oak r jjq to $ 1 ()
MIJIMCINE CABINET New line, go'lden oakT whlte
enamel and mahogany with and without mirrors,
at $3.75 to $15.00
Traveling Bags and Suit Cases
Suit Case for Ladies (Silk Lined) $18.00
Suit Case for (leutlemeu (Leather Lined) $25.00
Combination Suit Case i. $17.50
Ladies' Suit Cases. 24 inch SI?: nn
Ladies' Equipped Suit Cases, seal $38.00
Whipcord leather lined $10 50
Pin Morroco Bag 1700
Calf Skin, Equipped St'lT Ko
Walrus Constitution Bag $32.00
English Kit Bag $2i!00
Cowhide Bag.. . . k $2!.00
Seal Bag, equipped $45.00
Imported leather Bag , $15.00
Orchard &Wilhelm Carpet Co.
Store Open Evenings
Payable in faultless merchandise, in any amount the. giver deckles upon, are
a safe and sane remembrance. Many large Omaha firms corporations
manufacturers and other employers avail themselves of this "Sentiment
with Sense" plan oveor Xmas. Try it, whether on a lame or small scale.
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Pajamas For Xmas Presents
$2.50 and $3 Grades $1.95
We made a spe
cial purchase of
high grade pa
jamas at a low
price pust in
the "nick of
time" for tho hol
idays ; , remember
most every man
are so practical
We will sell $2.50
and $3.00 grades
Boys Suits and Overcoats
25 per cent
on every garment
in our store,
wliether suit or
make no restric
tion. This is pos
itively the best
you can buy for a
b o y, combining
sense in your purchase.
worth $2 to $4
l -T-s. j-v. .r-. j-t rv. i - r -i
worth 17 t
18, en sal
Omaha's Larrcst and Btot Equipped Clothing Store now at 4.9a.
To those shoppers who have not already
finished their Christmas shopping for this year,
we want to say that shopping during the early
hours of the day has many advantages. There is
less crowding on both the street cars and in the
stores, and both you and the sales people are
not as tired as later in the day. And when
shopping in the afternoon, we urge you to
start for home before 5 o'clock, if possible,
making it possible for those compelled tore
main down town later to find room in the cars.
Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway Co.
A Pair of
To please a man make Mm
comfortable give him a pair
of our Xmas Slippers and be
will enjoy comfort each day of
the year that he never knew
existed. They will make home
more attractive to him.
Our slippers are of the same
high quality that you find iu
our shoes If they come from
Prexel's he will be doubly
pleased. , .
MEN'S AM WOMAN'S
81 TO $5
llOV'H MJKSKS CHILIJU;N!i
75 to si.25
Drexel Shoe Co.
1410 Famam St.
J6t J Famam St.
Taft's Dental Room
Round Trip Excursion .Tickets
Are Now on Sale Daily
via the C. C& N. W. Ry. to Florida, Cuba,
New Orleans, Mobile and the Gulf Coast
The Best of
C The splendid trains of the
between Omaha and Chicago
connect at the latter city with all
lines to the South and Southeast,
forming a passenger service that
cannot be surpassed.
Through railway an J $tamthip tickt
or aUo on tal to thm Maditmrranman,
thm HolyLand and to all European cif
Sleeping car reservations and reservations
of apace on steamships to points named
above given prompt and careful attention.
Trains leave Omaha for Chicago t
7:40 a... :00 s. a. 8:50 ..
1245 .. :35.ah 12:40 a. .
5:10 p.m. 7:55 p.m.
1401-1403 Farnam Strut
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