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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 27, 1911)
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BRIEF CITY NEWS
Hsts Soot Frimt It.
Oas. Else ruturss, nrrsss-Orsnrtsa.
Eryptian CDocolatss 30o. Myern-Dllion.
QUs Clno 8inl-Tl1 Omaha HIRh
B( hnol f ilin c'lnb, tenty-flvp voire
strongrendered several sacred nHrrtlon
as part of the annual Christmas services
of the Knights Templar Indue, held yes
terday morning at the Mawnio temple.
Cuttiaff Almoat Srlons William Vrt
ronskl, the man who Htabbed FmnK
Levendowskl In a Christmas night brawl.
tiss sentenced to the rock lle for f;f
teen days in polire court. I,evendowkl'
face was ao badly cut that when lio was
brought In It wag thought his hurts would
Merry Yule Party
for Tresher Babes
A score of scampering squirrels were
Joyoua guests Ht a Christmas party given
yesterday on the snow-clad lawn of the
George Tresher home, mo Lincoln boule
vard. Evfry member of the little busy
tailed arboreal colony waa out early In
the day to feast upon the cholre nuts
provided by the host and liosteises. Every
one remained until he was Just aj
full as could be, and with appetites ap
peased all fell to the pastime of storing
the choice delicacies.
"They are the dearwt littlo things,"
declares Mrs. Tresher. "We call them our
little babies, and whenevr we address
them as such they will scamper across
the lawn to the porch and right Into the
open door to accept the choice morsels
held out for them."
The little squirrels spend their winters
In cosy homes built in about a dozen of
the many big oak trees on the Tresher
lawn, and during coins seasons their
stores would not be so bounteous were It
not for Mr. and Mrs. Tresher. Last fall
they gathered nine bushels of acorns to
be fed to the little fellows when the
snow Is on the ground, and these are
portioned out hs they are needed. Christ
mas was a Joyous day for the little
"babies'" on the Trefher lawn.
Costs County $202
Because the Omaha & Council Bluffs
Ptrect Railway company and Ida Wroth
well Insisted upon going to trial with a
personal Injury damage suit last Friday,
and today changed their minds and com
promised, Douglas county In out Just S20i.
Friday afternoon Presiding Judge Lee
8. Eetelle was about to discharge the
petit Jury venire. Tho parties in the dam
age suit asked that the venire be brought
back Saturday morning so that they
might impanel a Jury to try the case to
day. Forty-five Jurors were brought back
Saturday morning, the other twelve Jurors
of the venire being engaged in the trial of
another case. Each of the forty-five re
ceived $3 per diem, making a total of
1207. A Jury was impanelled and In
structed to report this morning. The
Jurors reported as per Instruction, but
the case was settled and dismissed. Each
of the twelve Jurors was paid $6 for Mon
day and Tuesday, making a grand total
of 1207. As against this the county re
ceives a singlo 15 fee for Impanelling the
Jury. The county' net loss, therefore,
Mrs. J. F. McSween
T Dies in Louisville
Mrs. John F. McSween, formerly promi
nent In the activities of a wide circle of
Omaha friends, died at 11 O'clock Christ
mas morning at Louisville, Ky. Mr. and
Mrs. McSween lived hero a number of
years, moving to Louisville about two
years ago. He was engaged In the in
surance business and traveled in the Iowa
and Nebraska fields. Joe Baker learned
the Insurance business under Mr., Mc
Sween, and he has departed for Louis
ville to attend the funeral, which Is to
be conducted Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs.
McSween were prominently connected with
Bt. Mary's Avenue Congregational church
while they lived in Omaha.
.Wattles Has Watch
He Would Give Away
G. W. Wattles Is looking for some one
lo whom ho may give his old watch.
Banta Claus brought him a bright shining
watch with a platinum chain. lie started
to give his old watch to his chauffeur,
but was stopped by Mrs. Wattles, who
made the observation that she had al
ready thought of that and had found
that the chauffeur already had a better
watch than the old one.
For a sprain you will find Chamber
lain's Liniment excellent. It allays the
pain, removes the soreness, and soon
restores the parts to a healthy condition.
26 and D0-cent bottles for sale by all drug
gists. Key to the Situation Bee Advertising.
comes In every
label. Just re
and order Blatz.
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Phoiui Douglas 68&J
Sunderland Born Too Late
to Be a Christmas Present
Ralph E. Sunderland. 4) years
old Tuesday ho attained success In
spite of the fact that he was born
In 8ious City. Hut he left Sioux
City when he was IS years old.
entered the Sunderland Bros, com
pany, which was' Just then start
ing business In Omaha, and has
been here ever since. He'd rathei
live In Omaha than any city In the
world, he says, and he believes
Omaha has a better business pros
pect than any city In the west.
Mr. Sunderland came into the
publlo eye as president of the
Omaha Ad club for two years, and
Immediately on dropping back Into
the ranks became a loader In the
Ad club movement that ended i.
tlio adoption of the commkislor
form of government for Omaha. TU
put Omaha In the limelight at the
convention at Ixnilaville, Ky., of
the Associated Ad Clubs oi
America, by coming clear from
Alaska, where he was then travel
ing, to attend the meeting and he'p
Omaha capture the next conven
tion. And Omaha did capture It.
He is still an active member of
the Ad club and Is chairman of the
publicity committee of the new
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RALPH E. SUNPKRLAND.
PI! in ' lint An
r. tjunoeriana, wno haa charge of all his firm's advertising, prides him
self on his unique and effective advertising Ideas. Besides directing the ad
vertising, he Is in charge of the company's retail business and Its face
brick, marble and tile departments.
GOOD SNOWJJITE GENERAL
Heavy Blanket Extends from Moun
tains to Mississippi Biver.
FABMEBS ABE AGAIN REJOICING
Late Saow Follows Close on Snow of
Last Week and Is of Immense
Value to the Western
The storm that prevailed In Omaha
all day Tuesday was general over the en
tire west It extends frem the Rocky
mountains to Mississippi river and from
well up In South Dakota, at least as far
south as the central portion of Kansas.
In all of this territory, according to the
reports received by tho railroads, snow
has been general. The temperature has
ranged from 8 to 80 degrees above ero.
Very little wind has accompanied the
storm permitting the enow to stay where
It falls and thus greatly benefiting tho
The Burlington reports snow ranging
from one to six inches in depth over all
of the lines west of the Missouri river.
From Omaha to Hastings at noon a fall
of three inches of snow had been re
corded. At this hour the fall from Lin
coln to Crawford was around six inches,
with a little less up through the Black
Hills and on the Billings line.
On the Northwestern snow fell a greater
portion of Monday night and all of Tues
day all the way from Omaha to Lander,
Wyo., and from Fremont to Superior,
Neb. Down through the South Platte
country tho fall ranged around five to
The Rock Island reports enow
from Omaha to the central portion of
Kansas. From Falrbury, southwest, in
many places at noon It had reached a
depth of ten Inches and this comes right
on top" of a fall of from twelve to sixteen
Inches last week.
Along the Union Pacific snow fell dur
ing a greater portion of Monday night
and all of Tuesday, all the way from
Omaha to Cheyenne, the heaviest being
west of North Platte, where It reached
a depth of from six to eight Inches.
On the Union Pacific's Kansas division
there Is a heavy fall of snow from the
Colorado line east to Kansas City, being
very heavy along the line of the St. Joe
& Grand Island through the - country
around MarysvIIle, where it attained a
depth of eight Inches.
Passengers coming In from the east
state that when they passed through
Iowa, the storm that appeared to be
coming from the west was then well over
the central portion of the state.
Club Men to Visit
New Electric Plant
The Omaha Electrio Light and Power
company has invited the Commercial club
to visit the new power plant on the river
bank. The club has accepted and a date
wilt be set later.
The club's trip of inspection to the new
Burlington freight depot will not be made
until sometime In January, The excursion
over the Belt line Is set for January 8,
when the following Missouri Pacific offi
cials will be the hosts: General Freight
Agent A. M. Wharry. St. Louie; D. K.
King, industrial agent, St. Louis; General
Superintendent A. De Bernardl, Kansas
City; J. F. Rusj, superintendent of the
SISTERS AND PATIENTS
VISITED BY OLD SANTA
Sisters and patients at St. Catherine's
hospital were made happy on Christmas
day by liberal gtfta from their friends.
Mrs. Catherine B. Nash sent her remem
brance In the form of a 81,000 check.
Checks for smaller amounts were pre
sented to the hospital by a number of the
physicians and surgeons attached to the
Turkeys, geese. Chickens, nuts, candies,
fruits and flowers came in abundance.
St. Nicholas appeared In person and
visited all the patients, remembering them
with gifts. Leo Hoffman provided an ex
cellent orchestra to add to the good cheer.
CRAWFORD GIVES NORTON
A CHANCE TO MAKE GOOD
James Norton, a telegraph operator who
was arrested Christmas charged with
wife abandenment, was given a chance to
mend his ways In the police court when
Judge Crawford allowed him one month'
time to take care of his wife In a proper
manner. Mrs. Norton says she was mar
ried September 11 and on the SSth she
was deserted. She potMsaed a forgiving
nature, however, and it was upon her
suggestion that leniency was shown.
CREIGHT0N GLEE CLUB
TO SING IN ST- JOSEPH
The Crelghton Ulee club will go to St.
Joseph to sing tonight. Forty will go,
Including tho alumni double quartette,
composed of If. V. Burkley, F, C. Free
mantel? J. Q. Jamleson, Thomas Swift.
Thomas MrShane. Charles McQrath, Ker
sey and Barmettler, - -
Gathers in Secret
In a three-hour session held In secret
behind closed doors, tho Omaha Bar as
sociation's committee In charge of the
ouster movement against the street rail
way company for alleged Illegal actions
In connection with personal Injury dam
age lawsuits went over a mass of new
matter that had been called to Its at
tention, arranged a large part of the
material It will lay before Attorney Gen
eral Grant Martin and partially com
pleted plans for visiting Martin for a
conference. Members of the committee
refuse to go Into further details regarding
"I am not at liberty to give you any
account of tho meeting," said Judge J. J.
"It would not be well to give out the
proceedings," said C. J. Smyth, chair
man of the committee.
"Nothing can be said at this time re
garding tho committee meeting," said
Frank L. Weaver, president of tho bar
association, who acts with the committee.
"While It would not be disastrous to the
movement It would make the work more
difficult. We don't want the street car
company to know what wj are doing."
NEW CONCRETE STRUCTURE
IN THE JOBBING DISTRICT
A reinforced concrete structvire from
four to eight stories high is to be erected
at the southeast corner of Ninth and
Douglus streets by the Baker Manufac
turing company. The building will be
M by 133 and will be 21 feet from the
corner, which Is owned by the Schlits
The local house Is a branch of a large
manufacturing company of Gvansville,
Wis. II. J. Bailey, the local manager,
oame to Omaha six years ago to Introduce
the line In this territory, and has suc
ceeded In building up a large business at
In addition to the goods manufactured
by the company at EvansvlIIe, consisting
of gasoline engines, windmills, pumps,
grinders, etc., they Job at Omaha pipe
and other water and steam supplies. The
building will be erected as an Investment
for reserve funds of the company, and
will be larger than is required for Its
owners. It Is the company's desire to
have it occupied by a number of Imple
Births and Deaths.
Births Santo und Provldenzia Bonarc-
eorso, W Pierce street, girl; Oiuseppe and
norai lo Paierna, 723 fierce street, girl,
W. A. and Ktnero WarUlow, 4fiM Taylor.
boy; A U. and Florence Hugh, 2MW Leav
enworth, boy; Samuel and Kllsabeth Mo
Cleneghen, 1M4 North Twenty-fourth, boy;
Rdward and Carrie Moran, 4t3! North
Thirty-ninth, girl; A. T. and Nettle Hay
den, 1044 South Twenty-eighth, girl; C. It.
and Vola K. Poods, 6111 Underwood ave
nue, girl; Tony and Caroline liarone, ?Mf
Central boulevard, boy; John and Agda
Anderson. 2MM Leavenworth, boy; Orca
and Anna C. Smith, 8721 North Thirty-
Deaths Pat rick Jay, fi6 years. Twenty-
second and Howard; Mrs. Jennie Bayard,
M years, 213 South Sixteenth; Alfred T.
Williams, 56 years, 244 Wirt; Baby
Iiodda, 3 hours, 6111 Underwood avenue;
Wis Willielmlna C. Ooos. 42 years. 2630
Cuming; Joseph Bentltc, 35 years, Clark
son hoHpttal; Mrs. Fannie L. Anderson,
a years. North xwenty-sixtn street:
Jabn V. While, 57 years, Presbyturlan
hospital: John Kutz. t years. 4014 M
street, South Omaha; Fred C. Graham,
t7 years, 3338 Manderson.
Permits to wed have been granted to
the following couples:
Name and Address. Ag.
William Wtldman, Chicago 40
Martha Beat, Chicago Zi
Kdward V. Van Fleet. Omaha 42
Ollva M. Kuelm, Omaha id
Alfred WoHtergard, Omaha 20
Mabet M. lleitxhauxen, Omaha 21
Max 13. Bchwertfeger, Norfolk. Neb 2.1
Gladys Frlcke, Norfolk, Neb 20
Denver C. Crowe, Kuhn Crossing, Colo, 2S
Anna Bulinan, Boston
Nels P. Svendscn, Omaha So
timna. 11. F. I'aulken, Omaha 36
Carl MmiHtrom. Slayton, Jllnn 2.1
Nellie Heal, Omaha u
James Clark, Council Bluffs 40
Maude ThlMlewaite, Council Bluffs 3y
John W. Wood, Omaha j.-,
Kleanor Sclby, Omaha
Glen Case. Creton. Ia 22
Etta Gardner, Villlsca, la ij
Harry K. Angus. South Omaha 24
Bertha Bhelany, H0j.1t h Omaha 2J
IS 1 "
WATER WAGONSTARTS SOON
Big" Force at WorTi Rf pairing: it Pre
parttory to Annual Cruise.
IMPROVEMENTS BEING PLANNED
feet Draaglna; Ielce Mar "r Ved
Rales and Hegnlatlnn Commit
tee Work Mr cord II rank
ing, Paasenaer List.
Repairing and general reconstruction
and renovation of the water wsgon. which
starts on Its annual cruise next Monday,
January I, was begun today. A large
force of carpenters, blacksmiths, wheel
wrights and other mechanics went tfl
work 011 the famous old craft. The sound
of the hammer and the saw was heard a'll
over the city. Work would have begun
sooner but for the scarcity of help. With
the passing of Christmas many workmen
employed In Santa Claus' Christmas
present factory were released and every
one of them was hired by the committee
In charge of preparations for the next
crulso of the water wagon.
Plans for the festivities and formal ex
ercises In connection with the sailing of
the wagon Monday are going forward.
An excellent program Is being arranged.
The passenger list Is growing rapidly
and bids fair to be the largest In the his
tory of the wagon.
The committee on rules and regulations
Is finishing its work and has announced
It will have everything done by Saturday
The foremen In charge of reconstruction
of the wagon are considering making sev
eral Improvements, one of which Is a de
vice by which passengers can let their
feet drag without actually falling oft ths
It will bo remembered that the wagon
was completely wrecked this year after
it had completed less than three months
of its cruise. The managers say the
tragedy will not be repeated and forecast
a successful voyage. If the wagon ia not
wrecked before the year is ended It wilt
be the first time.
HAVE BANQUET AT ROME
Members of the "Romance of the Un
derworld" company, playing tlhe week at
the Orpheum theater, were guests at a
Christmas party given Monday night at
the Rome hotel. The host was Paul Arm.
strong, the playwright, author of ths
piece now being presented at ths
Orpheum.. lie was not present, but pro
vided the entertainment by telegraphic
negotiations with the management of ths
Rome hotel. Mr, Armstrong sent ths
members of the company a cheerful tele
gram. In which he greeted the players
and told them how proud he was of
REFINING COMPANY MEN
RECEIVE FAT TURKEYS
The National Refining company gave
all Its employes a turkey as a Christmas
present. The employes got together and
passed a resolution thanking the firm for
Its remembrance, and all their friends for
their patronage during the last year.
The Glad Hand
is seen when liver Inaction and bowel
stoppage flies before Pr. King's New
Life Pills, the easy regulators. 25c. For
sale by Beaton Drug Co. -
v pt: 1 m vttm mM mm fMiWM
5 inch bore; 6 inch
4 -speed tranimifiiion
with quiet gears.
H elliptic rear-springs-Complete
39 by 5 inch Tires on
Ventilators in fore
doors an exclusive fea
finish on metal parts.
t our i nil equipment of
hiflheBt quality without
any extra charge.
More than you demand
THE makers of the Oldsmobile
arc even more critical than
their patrons. They forestall
competition by building a car which
surpasses the actual demand of
For example, you say "that is an easy
riding machine," if you are not unduly
shaken in the average car on the average
demonstration. The Oldsmobile, how
ever, with its admirable springs, complete
shock-absorber equipment, large wheels
and tires, and deep upholstery, compels
you to say:
"This ia luxury indeed two hundred
miles of this kind of motoring would not
Come to our place of business in as criti
cal a humor as you like; we want to
show you the surprising, but pleasant
truth contained in the foregoing claims I
Will you give us this opportunity?
D. E. FORD. District Manager
2410 Farnam St., Omaha, Nb.
M I B II m n -s - .sri . Bw I J
After Your Day's Work
j Be strong and keen after your day's
drink a cold bottle of Old Fashioned Lag
Beer with your evening dinner. Gives zeit
your meal, because it's rich and mellow with
that delicious tang of the genuine old fashioned
German lager beer.
Ask for "Old Fashioned Lager Beer" when.,
ever you want a good, wholesome drink. Pint
bottles only of clear glass, so you can see it's
clean and pure. The red or yellow wrapper
keeps out all light, preserving the snap and
! Order a case sent home it's a; splendid
drink for all the family.
Douglas 1148. Ind. A-2148.
Save the Caps
from bottles of Old Fashioned Lager Deer and
exchange them for valuable premiums. Aak us
for book of -over 2,400 premiums it's free.
Oackley Brothers, Distributors.
Win. If. IWxIeuuinu, On. Hales Agent,
121 North HUteenth Street.
MAIL ORDERS for ."Old FftshioHed Lager JJecr'.' filled the day received. Shipped eveiyfrEerc
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