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THE BEE: OMAHA, FKIDAY, APRIL 19, 1912.
iFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA Would-be Sleuth
Learns by Mail;
POOR WIRING CAUSES FIRE
president. Mia. V. II. .Anderson; saconU i
Council Does Not Meet Being Si
Tided on Building Inspector.
JOHH DEVISE MAY GET JOB
Slaalc city Mick MmI Drbatlaa
Tram Will .Mort erlasj Water
1'rUa; at High MkHl
On Trail of Job
Edward Stakty. ba rays Omaba la Ms
t norm-, u seeainc a position as a ww-
tive. Stakty called upon Sheriff Methane
yraterday moraine. He said he callrd
upon Important business and the sheriff
took him into his private office.
Stakey had to be reassured that they
vera alone before he would proceed, lie
then unarapped a handsome diploma from
ume correspondence school or other.
This proved that he had taken the course
and was a regular Snerlocko. What he
wanted was a job. He said he had been
to the police station, but there were no
ope nines there and the police had told
him to see either McSliane or Judtre
Julius 8. Cvoley. McShane was sorry, but
his force was complete, and he advised
Staker to set on Judge Cooley's trail and
stay there until be should catch the
Although a meeting of the city council
a as to have been held last night it waa
.mpOKfiblt- for the members to decide
w ho to put In as building inspector. Two
men arc trying hard for this position, Ed
Trapp and John lfevlru-, and it is rumored
that tnn latter will be chosen.
At the regular meeting neat Monday
night the appointment will be made.
What action shall be taken to curtail
the expense of the fire and police depart
ments will also be discussed. At present
the cxpeuse is much larger than the In
come and unless something la ovne be
fore long the fund will be far overdrawn
in a short lime. "
f'anrral of Mrs. Coarn.
The funeral of alary A. Couch, who
dk-d suddenly Tuesday evening aa the i
result of a shock caused by a brush be-' !
tween her son Joseph and James Culten. :
a boarder at the Couch home, who came :
home In a rage, will bo held Friday ;
morning at 8:31) o'clock frorc the real-1 sir- H. D. Cameron, president of the
deuce, ks North Twenty-sixth street, to J Omaha Woman's club, sent this message
St. Bridget s church. Uurial will be made o alias Julia Lathrop of Chicago
in Mary's cemetery.
link Mkaul Uriim. i Taf t to be the head of the new children's
The South Omaha High school debating ". 1 established by the govern
team will debate with the Weeping Vatr ,." "
Waldemar Michaehen Informs Vis
itors to That Effect
ELECTRICAL MEN HEAR TALKS
Puprn trr Wholly of a Trrhalrat
Galore, bat -rf of (ireat 1 a
trreet l Measbera of
High school team on the question. "Re
solved. That tho 'movement of organised
labor for the closed shop should receive
the support of public opinion, tomorrow
evening at tho local high school audi
torium. South Omaha will have the
atlirniltlve sldo of the question and will
be represented by John Orchard, Wln
throp Lane and Edgar KIddoo. Judge
button will preside.
TheStlnnlng team will be declared the
champion of the eastern district and will
take part In the finals at Lincoln on
May 1 for the state champ onshlp. Soutn
Omaha has won two debates, one from
Fremont and one from Blair. Weeping
Water, however. Is said to have a strong
Death of Jalurs Krceek,
James Krecek. 3s year old, died yes
terday evening of pneumonia after an
Illness of one day at his home near the
Harpy county line. Ho la survived by a
widow, two sons, mother, five sisters and
Tho funeral will be held 8unday after
'noon at 3 o'clock at the residence. Burial
will be in Laurel mil cemetery. Mr.
Krecek waa born on board s steamship
and has resided In South Omaha for
thirty years. He was member of the
local Fraternal Order of Eagles, the
Fraternal I'nlon of America, the Bohem
ian Turners anl the Cechle lodge.
A social and entertainment waa held by
l'ivfeion No. J. Ancient Order of Hlber.
tilaris Kt the hall Tuesday evening. The
ladles' auxiliary were guests. P. A. Woods
was chairman, and prumlsed that there
would be eevtral similar socials In the
The dancing of J. J. Cunningham and
Jiomlnlc Loftua would have become men
of jbunger years. and Peter Gaughaa
proved to be quite an entertainer. He
played a number of vioi:a selections ae
eompanled on the piano by Miss Cather
,ine McGulre. T. M. Dowd gave a reading
and Miss May Hallahan sang a number
uf vocal solos. She was accompanied
the plauo by Miss Victoria Van,
Magic iity brief a. ' ,
A. L. llergulst, republican candidate for
hev. h. ii. juiiiard of Albion, Neb, Is
In the city on business.
0. . Concannon has returned from t
visit with his lather at Chicago.
Floyd Scyholl. democratic candidate
fur state treasurer, Geneva, Neb.
.Mrs. Nichois. Twen.y-unrd and TO
streets, Is 111 with an attack of throat
Contracts for the new theater at Twenty-fourth
and M streets were awarded
Arthur C. Puncoast. onlv Republican
candidate lor Mute senator residing in
Voiilli tltnaha, rriniarlia April Isth.
Kdwurd folium, formerly of South
Omaha, now ciiKaK' d In business at Kear
ney. Neb., is visiting frh.-nds In tin city.
Fine building lots In To i s addition,
three blocks li-om car line: commanding
a Krand view of the river: ideal home
building sites, vn easy payments. J. H.
Koiiiets, Ml, N. 54th St.
Bernard iiclntlre. is years oid. died
yesterday .morning at the South Omaha
hospital after a short illness. The funeral
will be held tomorrow morning at
e clock from the residence, 1630 Jefferson
streets, to St Agnes' church. Interment
will be In the ticrman Catholic cemetery,
lie Is survived by one son, u years old.
Fine building lots In Towl's addition,
three blocks from car line: commanding
a grand view of tile river; Ideal borne
building sites; on eaaay payments. J. H.
Koplets, sHl X. th 81.
Oi-play lighting, etertrlc mmts. Illumina
tion ami out-door Mib-stutions were dis
cussed today at tlio convention of the
Nebraska Klert rival a-sot'iutl'M! .it tit
Loyal hotel. The papers read wera al
most entirely technical.
S. O. Ilayc o in' U i vtJ.thouse Kkc
tric and Manufaclui tr.K company of
Pituburgh could not come here to the
convention und Instead st-nt an liiti-reM
ing paper on outdoor sub-stations. The
paper was read by F. ltibel, jr.. and
numerous lantern slides were used to
B. A. Bullock was delayed In getting
from Norfolk. His iapcr on "Tmnaniui
sion Linos in Nebraska." was postponed
to the afternoon meeting.
Waldemar Michaelsen. city electrician
told the visiting electricians how to wlrt
safely. He related some of his expert
ecces in Omaha and placed the blame fo.
a large number of the fires and accident
to poor electric wiring. i
Technical questions, such as outline
ltahting. disulay sign lighting and
hearing of her api-olntment by President Illumination were topics for the afternoon
meeting. J. K. Schuff of Lincoln read
a paper on "Display Lighting-Outline
Lighting." V. S. Byrne talked on 'Die
play Lighting Signs."
Mrs. T. L. Travis;
1P0LLS CLOSE AT NINE O'CLOCK
Miss Julia Lathrop
and President Taf t
to Be Paid in July
Inheritances of the city of Omaha and
the Old People's Home, the Child Saving
nlituic uud other charitable Institu
tions under the will of the late Anna
Wilson will be aid in pait early In July.
The last claim tlav for the Wilson es
tate !ll be June ts. AH claimants so
j fur huvc been paid ajid there are no
i obligations outstanding, but the matter
by law ruuht be held open until June t&
Immediately thvteafter all claims having
been satisfied the distribution can be
The cash wii be apportioned among the
several beneficiaries. For the balance of
thrlr Inheritances they will have to wait
until the real property has been con
verted Into cash. This may be no speedy
process, as the will provided that flvu
years may be taken for this work in
older that no values be sacrificed.
County and State Primaries Are
Be Held Today.
NEW VOTEBS MUST BE SW0R5 IN
Resjlairattowa Made tor the City Prl
saarlew A sir II Will Net En
title Voter te Kaerrlae
His Bight Today.
NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO
PREPARE FOR CONTESTS
Miss Julia Lathrop, Hull llouae. Chi
cago. III.: The writer, In behalf of the
Omaha Woman's club of SSD members.
desires to exttnd hearty congratulations
to the chief of the newly created federal
children's bureau. We believe President
Taft has not only thereby honored the
womanhood of America but In so doing
has made a wise choice. Indeed.
"MltS. M. D. CAMERON.
, Plan May Meeting
Athenian Debating society of the Omaha
High school completed Its 1M1 member
ship roll yesterday afternoon, with th
organisation totaling thirty active mem
bers, the largest of any of the three
debating clubs at the school. Charles
Shook; ' is president of the society.
Following is the list ot active members:
Charles Shook, Warren Johnson. Glenn
Mulr. Earl Starboard. Arthur Knudsen.
TV'liiard Cooper. Homer Phillip?. Maurice
Clark, Max Block, Junior Wooiey, Earnest
Hammond, Benjamin Ulotcx, Ju.Un
Williams, llobert Mulr, Wilfred Mulr.
Harry Weinberg. Howard WUson. Alfred
Rrttenhouse, Kenneth Craig. Francis Per
kins, Ben Tate!. Joseph Soreason. Ward
Smith, Harvey Nelson, Douglas Cures.
Glenn Musgrave, "Arthur Westergaard,
John Miles, Deaa Mallory and Edwin
The dub plans to bold s banquet at
the "Y" association cafe Friday evening.
May 17. at which time a round of student
toasts will be given. Home prominent
Omaha business man ail) bat secured to
deliver the principal address for the
Wife of Rich Man
Mrs. Katheryn M. Fhary, wife of John
H. nary, a real estate dtuler who lives
at the Loyal hotel, has started suit for
divorce and alimony. Mrs. Shury says
that her husband is worth ISOO.M, having
extensive real estate Interests. For a
number ot years, she says, 8htry was
a liquor salesman, earning a salary of
17,000 to a year.
WITH PRICES ADVANCED
MODERATE SUPPLY OF HOGS
CINCINNATI. Ot. April 17.-8pcla!
Telegram. V Pries Current says a con
tinued moderate number of hogs Is being
msrketed. Totsl western slaughtering
number t3S.000 hogs, compared with 4K.0M
the preceding week and 4B.O0O two weeks
ago. For a corresponding time last year
the number was SMI.OOt and two years
ago. 4ie.(M. From March 1. the total Is
S, 210.000 against 1.496.0(0 a year ago. a de
crease of SS.OOO hogs. Prices for hogs have
been maintained and moderately ad
vanced, the general average for promi
nent markets at the close Indicating
about 17.7 per K pounds compared with
fi.e a week ago. Total packing since
March at places mentioned:
. ' Hit
Kansas City XW.tuO
South Omaha aSo.oOD
Si. Louis IK&.tno
St. Joseph JKl.uOv
Cedar Kaplda 47.000
Sioux City , 146.000
at. Paul lOs.Ouo
LOSE NEW STEINS
Five hundred students of Crelghton uni
versity are In gloom because their "C.
IV steins ordered some months sgo
from Germany went down In the Ti
tanic disaster. The steins, very handsome
In design, formed part of the Ill-fated
hips freight. They were due to arrive
in Omaha next week. ,
CLIO CLUB RE-ELECTS
CORPS OF OFFICERS
Clio club re-elected its entire corps ot
offievrs at the buidtiess meeting at the
home ot Mrs. Albert X. Eaton Wednesday
afternoon. They are:
President, Miss Mae Evans; first vice
As acting chairman of the republican
national committee. Victor Rosewater la
notifying the' members to prepare for a
meeting eurly In June to take up the
question of contest. Ills letter reads
"In view of the certainty of a large
number ot contests, I write now to ad
vise you that I will call the national
committee to meet In Chicago, some time
during the first week in June la take up
the work of making the temporary roll
for the convention. This la not the formal
call convening tbe committee, but merely
a personal lattice that members may
have ample time to arrange to be present.
The Importance ot having a full attend
ame will, of course, be appreciated by
Polis will open .this morning at S
o'clock and ck'se at $ o'clock In the even
ing. Voters w ho have not registered will
be required to make application at the
office of the city clerk, if two freehold
era of the precinct in which a voter re
sides take oath to his right to the ballot
a certificate which will entitle him ts
vote will be given htm.
Those who were sworn iu at the pri
maries April 9 must be again aworn In.
as that registration docs not hold good
Women may voto for members ot the
Boaid of Education. They will apply at
the polling place and ask for either
, democratic or republican ticket. There
arc three democratic and two republican
Candldatea for city commissioner. nom
inated and defeated, are slowly coming
In with their expense accounts. The fol
lowing expense accounts were filed today
Thomas McOovern. Kl: Pan B. Butler,
tss; George Dyball. S35.C0; W. a Pheldon,
I7; Fred Scheme), Hi; J. P. Phltltppl.
R5.40; Goodley F. Brucker, 1100. S3; Nathan
Water Works Case
Rests With Master
Testimony on the appraisal of fit
Omaha Water company precedent to the
city taking over tile works wks concluded
before Master in Chancery George II
Thummel yesterday. The counsel for both
the city and the company closed, sayinc
that If they did not return in the after,
noon the master could consider the caw
lasted In his h;md. The proceedings wir
be submitted to Judge Muiiger of the
I'nltcd States district court some time
by croup, coughs or colds are soon
llevcd by the uae ot lr. King's New Dis
covery. C0c and 11.00. For sale by Beaton
The key to success iu mismeas Is tbs
persistent and Judicious us ot newspaper
Bee Went Ada are Business Boostira.
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription
Has Been Helping Women
For Forty Years :
Over 40 years old! - Why? Because it has been a
boon to suffering womankind It has survived forty
years of ignorance, prejudice and jealousy, and is
today more popular and doing more good than at any
time in its history. .
For woman's peculiar weaknesses and derange
ments causing headache, backache, dragging-down
pain or distress and kindred symptoms of weakness,
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription has proved a suc
cessful remedy. v ; . ,j
It tones the system in generaland the organs
distinctly feminine in particular. . Makes the weak
strong, and banishes mental worry. Makes life
Contains neither alcohol nor narcotics.
Ingredients printed on wrapper of every bottle
Every sick woman may consult ua by letter, absolutely without
charge. A regular graduated physician will carefully read and answer
your communications. All replies are mailed sealed in perfectly plain
envelopes, without any printing or advertising whatever, upon them.
Write without fear as without fee, to World's Dispensary Medical
Association, Dr. R. V. Pierce, President, 663 Main St, Buffalo, N.Y.
Many sufferers from rMmaaturra have
been surprised and delighted erttfe the
prompt relief afforded by applying Chaxaw
berialn's Liniment. Not one case of rtreo
maUsra in ten requires sny Internal treat
men whatever. This linisMat ts far sale
by ail dealers.
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The One Perfect Food
The whole wheat grain is the one perfect, complete food given to
man, This is affirmed by dietetic experience. It contains all the
chemical elements that are found in the human body and in about
the same proportion. As it is a complete, perfect food, why mix it
with other grains? Nothing could be purer, more wholesome or
more nutritious than
It is the whole wheat, nothing added, nothing taken away no
yeast, no baking powder, no grease and no chemicals of any kind
T-just pure whole wheat made digestible by steam-cooking, shred
ding and baking. .
ftp brcsmkfa hwt the Biscuit in
Ihm oven a fav naomgnU to restora
crispiMM; tbava poor Lot Baik war
it and ak or swaate to mk tlto
tastas ltia rliKfimi far My 1
with starwed proas, Ukad apptssa,
sliced piatssppie, barriaa or rthmr
fnsta. At yov grocer's.
Make Your Meat
HS SSSD0EB WHEAT CK23
BONDING EXPERT PRAISES
STATE TREASURER GEORGE
John M. Ollchrist aa public accountant.
acting for the different bonding companie
which have gone surety for tat Treas
urer George, has made a report of his
examination of that office from January
i. 1911. to January 31. 1912. attesting the
correct handling of the public funds, and
concluding with this statement:
"The present treasurer has had wide
experience as county treasurer and
banker. He Is thoroughly reliable and
competent his office force Is capable and
the records sre In excellent shape."
Bee Want Ada are Business Boosters.
FOR STATE SENATORS
VOTE FOR FIVE
John T. Dillon
II. P. Dodge
Arthur C. Pancoast
Charles L. Saunders
To Republican Voters
WE are Interested la our pub
VK believe our public schools
are a SAFEGUARD to our govern
ment. WE believe that politicians or
others seeking to advance their
on interests should have no
place on our school board.
Honest, capable, sympathetic
men must be placed in charge to
get the best results tor the child
AS SITH, e wish to recomv.
W. A. EHLERS,
Cashier The Eaum Iron Co.
F. W. KRELLE,
F. J. TAGGAET,
Manager Loyal Hotel.
WM. A. FOSTER,
And request for them your vote
st the primary, Friday, April 19th.
CHA3. C. BELDEN,
W. T. GRAHAM.
BYHON R. HASTINGS.
D. A. BAU.M,
C. M. W1I.HEUW.
1. W. CARPENTER.
VOTE IN ALL WARDS.
For Stats Representatives
VOTE FOR TWELVE
Nels J. Anderson
John A. Dempster
Joe J. Kaspar
Fred G. Mower
Geo. S. Powell
Edward A Smith
Martin L. Sugarman
Frank C Yates
t I aaeessisMasHssaassmaseaaaaBai
Charles W, Sears,
ItepubUraa Csndldatt tor
IVtwary Klwiiua April I0Ui
IV. C. HOWARD
Republican Candidate for
Auditor of Public Accounts
Primaries AprU 19,
. rrvgrcwelve CaaiUOaie tti
Delegate to Hat'one!
A Vote for Mr. Tortlu ta a Vt;U
lor Koosetelt and Lm Kullttte.
eapanr'si ss.laii.) sijetassr
CHARLES L, 'ftS3!3A9
Vote for E. F. BraHey for ilepuhibn
. Member of Water Board
Aa snct plfUlil Ha tnrn4 te r.r.is ef his oi'Jcv i
the Cocatr tTtry hjt ioais mt& v! H !s s ts:'lsB
baalt to var' t$ ittttml. fcs! i' E'sSiil B Its KiiiiS 9l
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