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TIIK OMAHA SIXDAV HKN: DFiCEMBKK 31, 1H11.
T" be a
ECHOES, OF THE ANTE-ROOM
,Knigbt of Pythiai Will Move This
( Week to Wolff Hall.
OFFICERS WILL BE INSTALLED
State Commander Tknmin Will Be
, Pvreeat at the Installation of
Maeeaheea Officers Fri
Triangle lode No. S4, Knlshts of Py
thias, will move from Modern Woodmen
hall to the old quarter! at Wolffs hnll,
Twenty-second and Cuming streets, on
January 4. Tho meeting nlsht will be
changed to every Thurmlay cvenlnsr.
Next Thursday evening- thf new offl-
cera ulll be Installed with knlr.htly honor.
After the. meeting the lodso will entertain
Members of other lodpes are specially
Invited to be prceent and pRrtake of the
The officers elected for the term of 1912
are: J. L,. Alvison, chancellor comman
der; Henry Huffman, vice chancellor; J.
J. Blake, prelate; II. Friedman, master
of excheqner.i Chris Boyer, master of
finance; J. 11. Ptlne,' keeper of records and
aeal; George Coulon, master of arms;
Theodore Pestner, master of war;
Charles 8ch.ua uber, Inner fruard; J. M.
Macfarland, outer guard; V. B., Balcombe,
trustee; Charles Schuauber, grand repre
sentative;' V. B. Balcombe, alternate.
Commander Mill Attend.
Omaha tent No. . 75, Knights of the
Maccabees, had a large attendance at the
review Friday evenliiR. Four applica
tions were acted on and the team Initiated
'twTk Preparations are being made for
ithe Installation of the newly elected of
ficers on Friday evening. State Com
mander Thomas of I,incoln will be present
.and Install the officers. All members and
their famlllos are Invited to be present.
Kntertnlnmeat la Planned.
Alpha camp No. 1, .Woodmen of the
World, will Install its officers for the
year 1918 Wednesday evening in Barlghfs
liall, Nlnetennth and Farnam atreeta.
Sovereign Commander J. C. Root having
consented to Install the offlcera. . The
camp entertainment committee has pre
pared an Interesting program for the
evening. They promise something new in
the entertainment lino never before at
tempted by a fraternal aoclety. This en
tertainment, while not exclusively for
members of the camp. Is limited to mem
bers of the order only.
1. O. O. P.
The Omaha lodges will install officers
I on the following dntes of this week
Omaha No. 2, January S; Beacon No. 20,
January 2; Wasa No. 183, January 3; Jona
than No. 225, January 5.
Omaha lodge No. 2 gave an entertain
ment last Friday evening, consisting of
speaking, music and dancing. Ovid Vlen
of Council Bluffs gave an Interesting talk
on the "Alms of Odd Fellowship," fol
?wing which refreshments were served in
the banquet room. Dancing was Indulged
in from 9 to 12 o'clock.
Omaha lodge No. 2 will have work in
the Initiatory degree next Friday night
v Uagmar Rebekah lodge No. 142 will
have four candidates for degree work on
i Wasa lodge No. 183 celebrated Its Christ
inu festival with a Christmas tree and
a dance at Odd Fellows hall last W'ednes
day evening. .
Dannebrog lodge No. 216 had a Christ
maa tree and a dance at its hall last
evening. . .
, for Commencement
. i The latter part of January will be a
fci.v time In local school circles. During
the last week of the month the mid
form commencement exercises will be
held. A speaker has not been secured
but several are being considered and it
not unlikely that a local man will bo
asked to speak. The second semester
na the first of February. This will
busy week for teachers and students.
In the latter part or February a meeting
of the' superintendents' department of
the National Educational association will
be held In St. Louis and Superintendent
E. U. Graff and many of his principals
,NEW HOME FOR SWANSON
ON CUMING STREET SOON
N. P. Swanson has had plans drafted
Nny ArcniieciB rdyyci ok iivr
Undertaking establishment at the
southeast corner of Seventeenth and
Cuming streets. It will have a unique
front tnads of brick of three colors,
atone and buff cement It will be two
stories high, with a chapel on - the
ground floor. The cost will be approx
imately $10,000. Plans are now in the
hands of contractors for bids.
READY FOR DISTRIBUTION
Blanks for candidates for commissioner
at the spring election will be ready for
distribution from the city clerk's office
Tuesday, January t. City Clerk Dan
Butler will not honor petitions that have
been circulated heretofore, accepting only
those on the regulation blank. These
blanks may be obtained by calling at the
0. H. S. CLASS 1910 REUNION
Members Meet fur Their Secoud An-
tV anal Kuuetlou at the Home
'7 of MUi Ilaarmaan .
The class of 1910 of the Omaha High
school held lis second annual reunion Fri
day at the home of Miss Elsa Haarmann,
1334 South Thirty-fifth avenue. A large
number of the members were present and
enjoyed a pleasant evening In talking
over old times and relating past remln
licences. A business meeting was held
and the following officers were elected;
'President. Mr. Will Wentworth; vice
president. Miss EUa Haarmann; treasurer,
Mr. Leon Nelson; secretary, Mln Erma
Gross; sergeants-at-arms, Miss Nellie
Pritchard and Mr. Strehlow. The bronxe
tablet, which Is the gift of this class to
the Omaha High achool, was exhibited to
1 thove present. The bronse tablet U
twenty-four by thirty Inches. Or It Is a
i brief history of the Omaha High school
from Its beginning to the present day,
The tablet la to be placed In the hallway
f the new west wing. After the buFlness
meeting a piano solo was rendered by
Miss Helen Tcylor. Prof. Bernstein and
MIxa Eugenie Mackln, the class teacher,
gave short, appropriate talks. Mlrs
ackln, on behalf of the Omaha Higl
School, especially commended the class
tin its unique gift. Refreshments were
Served the latter part of the evening.
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ROUTE AT KEARNEY, NED.
INVADE U. P1HEADQHARTERS
Throngs of Visitors Received by Of
ficials in New Building.
RECEPTION LASTS ALL DAY
Little Work Was Dome Everyone
Having- Been Kept Bnsy En
tertaining the Many
Regardless of tha fact that the mer
cury followed the tube to a point con
siderably below zero and the brisk north
west wind blew the snow into drifts along
the streets, several thousand people vis
ited the new Union Pacific headquarters
building between the hours of 10 and 4
yesterday. The affair was In the nature of
a reception, but was entirely Informal.
Practically complete In every detail,
the $1,260,000 office building, twelve
stories high, at : Fifteenth and Dodge
streets, , was thrown open to tho public at
10 o'clock and from that hour until clos
ing time In the afternoon the crowds
surged through the corridors, the publlo
and the private rooms. There was no
place that the "keep out" sign was vis
ible and the people of Omaha were just
as much at homo in the private office of
President Mohler as In the space outside
of the rati of the public ticket office.
All ' day iong the visitors ' troiiped
through the offices and departments.
From Cellar to Garret.
They secured information concerning
the sending of wireless telephone and
telegraph messages; they witnessed, the
feeding of the furnaces and then went
up Into the offices of the treasurer,
where thousands of dollars were being
paid to the employes, the occasion being
the regular monthly pay day for the
1,000 or more persons who work in the
Everybody connected with the Union
Faciflo Railroad company, from Presi
dent Mohler down to the humblest em
ploye, came In for congratulations. There
was a profusion of flowers everywhere.
huge bouquets of roses and other cut
flowers reposing on the desks, having
been sent in by friends.
Although there was a semblauve of
routine work during the morning hours,
the work that was performed did not
amount to much, as visitors did not hes
itate to bolt into an office, no matter if
an official was dictating a private or
personal communication to a higher of
ficial, or a friend.
Everybody Leads a Hand
No one in particular did the honors.
The heads of the various departments
were all in thler rooms to receive. As the
crowds came these heads snowed tne
visitors through their respective depart
ments and passed them on, the clerks
helping to answer the many questions
and explain the Intricacies of scientific
The elevator men, for the first time,
were clad In their spile and span dark
blue new suits and caps of the same
color, ornamented with gold buttons and
gold braid. In the corridors there was
an army of Janitors and assistants, each
man clad in. a spotless uniform ol wnite.
While these men were not at work dur
ing the day they gave practical Illustra
tions of how to chase dirt.
A Vlner In the Stomach
Is dyspepsia, complicated with liver and
kidney troubles. Electric Bitters help all
such cases or no pay. Try them. 50c. For
sale by Ueuton Drug Co.
The key to success In business Is the
judicious and persistent use of newspaper
Da-Benj F Bailey.
Thta institution Is tb only one
In the central west with aeparate
buildings situated in their own
.ample grounds, ' yet entirely
distinct and rendering it poBulble
to classify cases. The one building
being fitted for and devoted to the
treatment of noncontagious and
noninental diseases, no others be
ing admitted. The o(her Rest
Cottage beliig designed for and
devoted to the exclusive treatment
of select mental cases, requiring
lor a time watchful care and spe
WHO DEL1VKH3 T11K BEK ON A
for Nebraska Wheat
Over Northern Grain
The following clipping of lmense Inter
est to Nebraska farmers is from the
"Recent quotations from Minneapolis
show that for the first time In the his
tory of that market Nebraska and Kansas
hard winter wheat la selling at a pre
mium over No. 1 northern spring wheat,"
says W. K. IlotchklrK. the Hastings
N'eb.) manager for the Hall-Raker Grain
company of KaiiFas City.
"It l.i only, a few months ago When
hard winter wheat was selling at 6 to (
cents under nprlng, and several years ago
It was bringing a dlncount of 8 to i cents
under. Every winter wheat raiser will
no doubt be glad to hear that their wheat
Is now worth more money than any other
other wheat raised in the world and
should be crowned king of wheat. 11
would seem that the quality of spring
wheat Is deteriorating and winter wheat
Is needed for blending to give It strength.
Should the above conditions continue to
prevail, It is a potability that the milling
center of the world would shift from the
northwest to the southwest.
"The consumer will probably ask the
question why It Is that he has to pay 15
to 20 cents more for spring wheat flour
over winter wheat flour when winter
wheat is bringing t cents more per bushel
than eprlng wheat In the northwestern
Key to the Situation Bee Advertising.
Our Entire stock
We have a
during this sale.
and never in the history of ' Omaha merchandising have such values been offered in new up-to-date
A point to your advantage, our garments are marked in plain figures the year
around. You can quickly prove that these are bona-fide reductions.
Children's $5.00 Coats
ALL WOOL MATERIALS
MOSTLY SIZE 14-
Misses' $10.00 Coats Reduced to . .
Misses' $15.00 Coats Reduced to . .
Misses' $18.75 Coats R-duced to,,
Misses' $22.50 Plushes Reduced to .
Women's $15.00 Coats Reduced to .
Women's $18.75 Coats Reduced to .
'JUDGES ARRANGE DOCKETS
Judg-e Sutton Will Preside Over the
KENNEDY KEETS JUVENILE
All th OI4 Jndur Hcnnnolnt Their
Old Bailiff M. I,. enr to
n rtattitt la juda
Jttdg Ie S. EstfU. tor the last two
rr presiding judgs of the Douglas
oottnty district court and Judge of the
criminal dlH.t:on of the district court.
will retire from tlisne pos:s with th be
Rhinlr.tr of the nsw yetir, lrJ, and will be
siiroeeded by Judge Abraham 1 Button
of the law division, according to the
program mapped out by the tsven judges
of the district court today.
The Judicial college's annual mrsting
nn January 1 will be a mrrt formality.
Disposition of all matters in congestion
with ih boalnnlnif of ths nw court year
was ir ado yesterday aud Monday's moat
ing will be merely for iha purpose of rati
fylng tlx action find making- it a matter
of record. The law requires that the riru
lar annual mectlns be held on tlio first
wor!:lng day of the year.'-
Judgo Kstelle will talte Docliot No. 4 In
the law division, now lield by JuCgo Wil
liam A. Rcdick, who was dafeatod when
he sought renominatlon and wlip retired
from the district bench January 4.
Judna Qcor&a A. Day will suceoed Judge
"utton with Deckst No t In tho law dlvl
slsii. District Judio-Klrct Charles Lcj
Ilo will luccted Judge Pay with Docket
No. T in tho law Jlvielon. Judge William
Q. Scars will continue with Docket No, 3
In the latr division, Judges A. C. Troup,
Docket No. 0, and Howard Kennedy,
Pocket No. 6, equity division, will retain
their dockets another year, and Judge
Kennedy will continue In charge of the
Juvenile division. Jud;o Troup will be
Judne of Burt county district court and
Judge Leslie of the Washington county
Keep Old Bailiffs.
All the re-elected judges will retain
their present bailiffs. Joseph W. Mor
row, bailiff for Judge Redlck, will suc
ceed the late Frank W, Bandhauer as
bailiff for Judge Troup. M. L. Sears will
be Judge Leslies bailiff and Ixu Grebe
will continue as bailiff In the criminal
Mogy Rnrnsteln will continue as chief
Juvenile officer and no changes will be
made In his corps. One of the Judges in
mentioning this made the possibly signifi
cant statement that "there will be no
changes so far as the judges are con
cerned." This means that there may be
"' rvrrbeth "Msrtney and A. H.
Vosburg will be substitute juvenile offi
cer in serve In case vacancies occur.
Will (all brass Jnry.
The judges agreed that a grand Jury
shall be called at the beginning of the
February term of court. Tho law pro
vides that there shall be a grand Jury at
the first term of every year unless the
Judges order that there shall be none.
The Judges said the grand Jury will be
called for no special purpose, but merely
to Inquire Into such matters as may be
brought to Its attention;
Dr. Oeorge Tllden was reappointed as
physician member of the Board of insajv
Ity commissioners, and Alvln Johnson was
appointed attorney member.
Terms of court and the times for their
beginnings were fixed as follows:
Douglas county. February 6, May 4 and
October 7. Washington county: March
of Women's Coats, Suits, Dresses, Skirts, Furs, Waists, Petticoats and
Children's Coats, must be sold, regardless of cpst.
tremendous s.toclc of
We are preparing
"Tho House of
hl$h Merit? ,
11 and November I. Hurt county; March
It and November 11.
The presiding Judge and the judges of
the law division were name4 a committee
to revise the rules of procedure so that
cases may be handled more expeditiously
and lei's time wasted.
a Begging Fakir
Hereafter Henry Isaac will not attempt
to sponge upon the good nature of a
olty councilman, lsaao was sitting on
the pavement at Fifteenth and Douglas
streets with his legs doubled under him.
He was begging. Suddenly a well dossed
man appear!, coming towards lsaao.
"Here is where I get a little spare coin."
remarked the alleged cripple. Accord
ingly he put up his must pathetlo story
to the well dressed and pompous look
ing Individual. For n few minutes the
pedctrn listened to the story and then
turned to an officer and said, "Take this
fakir; to jail, and say that Councilman
McUtvern will appear against him In the
monllng." lssac had no trouble In getting
to lis feet and walking to the patrol
boa He was sentenced to fifteen days
on, I he rock pile.
Ealls Under Train;
Leg is Amputated
Michael Ournt, a plumber In the em
ploy of I-ee Haroch, had his left leg so
badly mangled undxrneuth a Union Ta
I'lflu freight train that It was neeesnary
to amputate the member. Ournt ' is 21
years otl and lives at Twenty-eighth and
Oastcllar (pti-eets. It has been Ournt's
cuNtom to rl'le home In the evenings on
westbound freight No. 61, alighting at the
Twenty-fourth street viaduct, a few
blocks from lils home. In alighting at 7
o'clock Friday evening 0ie slipped on the
Icy roadbeu and his leg was thrown across
the rail. Ho was taken to Pt. Joseph's
hospital, where the injured member was
amputated by Dr. Seymour. .
ARMSTRONG WILL STAY
AWAY FROM HAPPY LAND
Jimmy Armstrong Is not contemplating
taking his flight to happyland for some
time to come and he Is perfectly willing
to face the new year. James poured a
quantity of carbolic acid In a glass of
beer and attempted to leave the world,
because he said he was broke. He spent
his last nickel for the beer. He was
rushed to a hospital and was yester
day discharged. About 8:30 o'clock he
walked Into the samo saloon where he
attempted to commit suicide. Between
his Hps he carried a largo perfecto and
pulling from his pocket a huge roll of
bills he ordered a glass of amber fluid.
The bartender almost hail a stroke of
heart disease when Armstrong peeled a
twenty from the roll and said, "My ship
came In; no more trips for me."
BIDS FOR FEEDING COUNTY
PRISONERS ARE RECEIVED
Bids for feeding county prisoners and
Insane petsons during next year and bids
for many county supplies have been re
ceived by the Hoard of County Commis
sioners. They were referred to the clerk
for tabulation and will be acted upon
Tuesday morning. Salary sheets were
passed. No other Important business was
Persistent Advertising Is the Road to
coats and suits on hand, and every garment must be sold
to take a loss of several thousand dollars to gain this point,
Women's S5.00 Skirts
WOOL MATERIAL, ALL
COLORS; selling less than
what the materials cost.
BRIEF CITY NEWS
are moot xt.
Omaha Oenera! Hospital.
Oas. Site, rixtarte, Bnrg ese-Oraaten.
Xgyptiaa Ohooolatee Ooo. Myer-tHUon.
Keep Tour Money and valuables In the
American Safe Deposit Vaults In the Bee
building. Boxes rent for til per year.
OoanoU to Meet Tuesday The city
council will meet Tuesday morning and
adjourn at 11 o'clock after having al
lowed Mile and the pay roll. Kmployes
of the city will receive their checks early
In the week.
House is BanaackeA M. tt. Christ-
man, tt2 North Twenty-second street, re
ported to tl. police that while hn was
out of town Tuesday his house was ran
sscked and robbed of about J73 worth of
jewelry and clothing.
M. X. Saston to Kansas City HaTry
tOe.iton has been advanced to the position
of assistant manager of the American
Rondltur company at.Kanaiui City, Mo.,
and goes there the first of the year. Mr.
Kaston was formerly at Thompson. Hel-
den A Co.'a where he worked himself up
from door, boy to manager of the main
floor during Ills seven years with them.
GETS LONG ROCK PILE
SENTENCE FOR HIMSELF
Ed Bci.tt. the aliened Kansas City
"con" man, who came ' to police head
quarters to testify In behalf of I,. O.
Turman, who was charged with assault,
and who was arrested himself on a
charge of vagrancy and being a sus
picious character, was sentenced to thirty
days on the rock pile . by Police Judge
A new boy arrived at the home
Henry Rosenthal Friday morning.
William Whlttaker. assistant general
attorney for the Union Pacific, Is at
home, sick In bed, threatened with pneumonia.
Our First Great Reduction Sale
of Piunos nnd Player Pianos will begin Wednesday
morning, Jan. 3. Full announcement of this salo will
appear in Tuesday's evening Omaha papers. It will
pay you to give this notice vour careful attention.
SCHOLLER & rtlUELLER PIAIIO CO.
Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Retailers
1311-1313 Farnam St. Omaha
Bargains! Bargains! Bargains!
Women of Omaha will be interested in tho attractive
bargains published in The Boo by various Omaha mer
chants Mouday morning. All lines will be represented
and every woman will find many cut prices on artielos
she wants. There' will be no issue of The Bee Monday
eveningbut all subscribers will be supplied with copies
of the morning edition.
.Yemen's $5 Silk Waists,
Fine quality silk- $98
Tuesday at ..... . s
Women's $29.75 Coats Reduced to . $15.00
Women's $32.50 Plushes Reduced to $19. 75
Women's $19.75 Suits Reduced to . . $10.00
Women's $30.00 Suits Reduced to . ; $15.00
Women's $15.00 Dresses Reduced to . $7.90
Children's $10.00 Coats Reduced to . $5.00
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Open on New Year'3
The office of the Associated Charttle
and tho county store will remain open
all day Monday, New Year's day. The
sudden Intense cold bss swamped the
charities with applicants for assistance
and this has led to the decision to keep
the office open New Tear's day. Miss
Ida V. Jnut. secretary, Assisted by tho
force have been working overtime for
two days to meet the calls for help
which are continually coming In.
DR. BURRELL TO MOVE TO
Dr. If, Ij, Uurrell. who for twenty-three
years has been associated with Dr. D. C.
Bryant as oculist and aurlst In Omaha,
has sold his partnership to Dr. C. M.
8chlndel of Omaha, the change to take
place the first of the year. Dr. Burreil
plans to take a half year's rest from
active practice. He and his family will
leave for California as soon as their resi
dence on South Thirty-sixth street it
sold. After a vacation at Long Reach,
they will settle permanently In Los
Angeles or some other city of southern
NEW FILE CLERK NAMED
FOR THE COUNTY JUDGE
As announced several weeks ago, a
new position, that of file clerk, will be
created In the office of the county Judgo
January 4, when County Judge Klect
Rryce Crawford will take office. The
place will be filled by William McEach
ron. Harry Kelly has been appointed re
corder to succeed Miss I- Dlesnedlcr.
Them will be no other changes n this
The employment of a file clerk ha
been necessitated by tho increase of bus
iness In the county judge's office.
Key to the Situation -lice ' Advertising.
$1.90 LONG KIMONOS,
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