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BRIEF CITY NEWS
THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1912.
Hare Boot Print It.
Electrlo Fans Bnrgeat-Oraaden Co.
SUcx-ralconer Co, 24th uJ Harney,
undertakers, embalmers. Douglas 881.
Bishop ScaansU'a Cow Stolen Bishop
Scannell's Jersey cow was stolen from
the pasture lot at Fortieth and Burt
streets Thursday eight.
Held for Burglary John Murphy was
arrested Thursday night by the police for
burglary. He is said to have entered the
residence of M. G. Colpetser at 403 South
Thirty-eight street and taken 8.50.
Street Car Buns Over Hose Commis
sioner Hummel will ask the street car
company to pay for 100 feet of expensive
fire hose' which was damaged when a
street car ran over it during the progress
of a fire. '
Held for Forging Passu H. E.
Boruff has been landed in jail in Omaha
by the federal authorities charged with
forging railroad passes and using them
to travel about the country. His case is
to be heard this morning.
Argue Chang of Venue Arguments
on the motion for a change of venue in
the libel damage suit of Judge Lee S.
Estelle against the News have begun in
district court before Judges A. L. Sutton,
George A. Day and Charles Leslie.
Fractures Skull In Tail Falling into
an areaway on the south side of a building
at 124 North Fifteenth street Thursday
evening, Patrick Fitzsimmons, 1307 Doug
las street, sustained a fractured skull
and had to be taken to St Joseph's hos
pital. He was attended by Dr. R. B.
Harris. - The police say Fitzsimmons was
Intoxicated at the time he was injured.
Held for Stealing Lead Pip Peter
and John Targacewskl were arrested
Thursday night by the police on suspicion
of having stolen all the lead pipe fixtures
from a house at 1924 South Twenty-seventh.
They will be tried in police court
Max Bernstein identified the two men.
He said he bought a large quantity of
lead pipe from them. The pipe was
valued at $200.
Took Revolver from Government
Charged with taking a revolver from the
military stores of Fort Robinson military
reservation, Eugene Staples was picked
up by the federal authorities and lodged
In the county jail at Chadron. The re
volver is valued at $20. His case is to be
heard in the Omaha division of the fed
eral court. Heavy fines or imprison
ment are the penalties for taking stores
from the military reservation.
Baron Loses Boll Anion Barcu, an
Austrian, started out to celebrate the
Fourth of .July with $101 in
bills tucked In his sock. He fell a vic
tim to Bell Spady's smiling glance at
Twelfth and Cass streets and was in
duced to go up to Harry Hillman's rooms
in the same block. When Anton waked
up from a prolonged sleep his money was
gone. Hlllman was fined $25 and costs
in police court Bell was not arrested.
Hudson Logan, a close friend of Bell's,
was fined $10 and costs.
Dies Upon Train
BUTTE, July 6.-Mrs. Agnes FIU
patrick, wife of Thomas Fitzpatrick of
Dubuque, la., a member of the creden
tials committee of the Elks convention
at. Portland, died suddenly, last night
near Harlowton, Mont, on the special
Elk train. The body will be sent to
QUEEN OF PICKPOCKETS
In Ethel Kennedy, alias Martin, being
held by the local police upon - the sus
picion that she is queen of a band of In
ternational pick pockets and sneak
thieves, the detectives think they have
one of the most noted women criminals
of the age.
Miss Kennedy is only 22 years of age
and is a strikingly beautiful woman. Her
favorite occupation is that of "stall" for
a pickpocket gang. She generally works
on crowded street cars and stands dl
rectly in front of the victim. When the
car turns she steps on his foot, rolls
her eyes sweetly and then' It happens.
According to Detective Donahue, the
girl Is wanted in half a dozen states for
grand larceny, complicity In bold bur
glaries and attempted murder. In the
"Detective," a monthly police publication.
the girls' picture is published in connec
tion with a New Orleans shoplifting case
in which valuable furs totaling 'nearly
84,000 were stolen.
At headquarters she gave the name of
Martin, but when Detective Donahue
showed her the photograph in the "De
tective" and the description, she laughed
and promptly admitted that she was the
same girl. The specific case upon which
she Is being held is on the complaint of
a Wyoming farmer who says while on
a street car here a month ago, he was
robbed of $150. Ha described the girl
and her arrest followed shortly after.
The complainant will be ( brought here
to testify against her.
WILLIAM H. VAN BRUNT
IS DEAD OF OLD AGE
After an acute illness of only a few
days William H. Van Brunt died yes
terday at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. Hancock, wife of Dr. 3. C. Han
cock, 4232 Farnam street, Omaha, of old
age. " Mr. Van Brunt was 87 years old,
and more than forty-five years of his
life was spent in Council Bluffs. He
was one of the pioneers in the Implement
business In this section of the country,
founder of the great Van Brunt business
here and always forceful and active in
the commercial affairs of Council Bluffs.
For the last ten ytars of his life, how
ever, he had retired.
Mr. Van Brunt maintained his mental
and physical energy far beyond the
period allotted to most men and really
never ceased to take an active Interest
in affairs transpiring around him, giv
ing wise counsel to the sons. He felt
deeply the shock of the death , of his
son, H. H. Van Brunt, two years ago.
and alio the death of his daughter, Mrs.
B. L. Banford, three years .ago. Since
the death of Mrs. Vanv Brunt about ten
years ago, he has made his home with
BURGLAR COMPELS QUIET
AT THE POINT OF WEAPON
A burglar gained entrance to the H.
P." Ryner home at 1911 South Twenty
eighth street Wednesday night and ob
tained 60 cents for his trouble.
Mrs. Ryner, an elderly woman, was
awakened by the prowler. She was alone
In the house. Becoming hysterical she
screamed for help, but was forced to lie
quiet at the point of a revolver, while
the Intruder ransacked the house without
mult .. ...
Men's Low Shoes at Reduced Prices
$3.50 and $3.00
We've 180 pairs of men's low
shoes that will go
on sale Saturday
at decided reduc
tions. All this
styles and most
ers gun metal
tan calf vici kid
patent leather every shoe was a
winner at its original price.
Here's the one big men's
suit sale of the season
We've reduced the prices on men's summer suits for
our July reduction sale. You understand that our re
gular prices are much lower than any store in town
and our lowered prices permit you to own your sum
mer suit for very little money. You can well afford
to buy two suits in place of one during our July re
duction sale you are no doubt familiar with the high
class merchandise we carry let us lay special emphasis upon the fact that each
suit in this sale is this season's most fashionable and desirable garment.
Our July Redaction Sale Men's Summer Furnishing Goods and Straw Hats-Saturday
Men's $1.50 and $2
Shirts reduced to
Beautiful summer materials
All'sizes 14 to 18.
Men's $2.50', $3.00 and $3.50
Shirts, made of pure silk and
linen, reduced AC
Mens $1 and 75c Shirts, CA.
choice Saturday ...... V vL
MEN'S UNION SUITS-Lisle and silk t'i OO
mixtures. Regular $2.50 and $3 grades .V
MEN'S UNION SUITS-$1.50 and $2 v QOp
grades, all sizes, reduced to OOt
MEN'S UNION SUITS-$1 and $1.25 grades,
porosknit, nainsook and ribbed A ftp
Men's B. V. D. Shirts or Drawers. $1.00 and $1.25
grades; these are salesmen's samples, 071 a
broken sizes ..OS 2 v
All $3, $4, $5 Straws,
. reduced to
All $2.50 Straws, Sen- dj-85
nits and split braids . .
All $2 and $1.50 Straws, soft
Milans, Split Straws, Sennit
straws, reduced Q$5c
Men's $5, $6 and $7 Panama
Hats reduced if
MEN'S WASH TIES 15c
and 20c grades,
Men's 15c Soft Sotsette
Summer Collars, flyQ
Crown Suspenders, 50c
I Man'a Pure Linen Hem
Paradise Pad Garters "no
metal touches you '
25o grade -
Boys' B.V. D. Combination
sizes, $1.00 grades T'
Hen's Silk Hosiery
50c and 75c grades reduced 1Qr7Qr
Saturday to .-17tt4r7L
Silk Tubular Neckwear
All pretty cross bar stripes. OR.
50c grades reduced to ............ vQC
COMMUNITY FOURTH IS SANE
Harney Street Families Spend a
Joyous Independence Day.
CONTINUOUS PK0GRAM IS GIVEN
From the Time Salote Is Fired Early
S In Morning- Until Pyrotechnics,
Are Touched Off at Night
. Not a. Dull Moment.
Forty families participated Thursday in
the celebration for West Harney street
residents. All day the street was a scene
of merry-making, the lighter amuse
ments being interspersed with serious
observances of the day.
The celebratton opened, early in the
morning, when a throng of parents and
children and grown-up brothers and sis-,
ters gathered at Thirty-fifth and Harney
streets and cheered while a huge Amer
ican flag was hoisted. Talking machines
piayed "The Star-Spangled Banner," and
the celebrants Joined, .in with the words
as the great banner went skyward and
the wind shook out lts,trl-colored folds.
A dress parade of children was the only
other event of the morning. Children of
all ages, each dressed in his or her own
conception of proper garb for celebration
of Independence day, marched up and
down the two blocks of Harney street be.
tween Thirty-fifth and Thirty-third. Some
wore colonial costumes; others military
uniforms patterned after those of '76; oth
ers dresses of modern design with the na
tional colors dominating, and still others
appeared in representations of the famil
iar caricature of "Uncle Sam."
Eleanor Schwart Lend Parade.
Eleanor Schwartz, two years old, headed
the procession. She rode in her carriage,
which was covered with red, white and
blue bunting and from which floated
myrald streamers of the same colors.
The rear was brought up by a troop of
little girls In male attire, boldly trudging
forward beneath a banner, "Votes for
In the cool arbor of the I. A. Medlar
home ice cream, 'cake and lemonade were
served after the parade and again in the
afternoon before the program on the lawn
of the George E., Mickel home.
There was no oratory. Miss M. Van
Wagenen, of the Miller school of Vir
ginia, read the famous poem "Old Glory,"
the question asked of the flag "Who gave
you the name of Old Glory T'. and the
banner's answer. Miss Blanche Sorensen
sang and was forced to respond to an
encorse. Henry G. Cox gave violin selec
tions and was called back for more. Reci
tations and , musical numbers by the
children compjeted the program.
After a short program of sports In
which boys and girls, fat men and mar
ried women tested their ability at car
rying eggs In spoons, running with
glasses of water andjother difficult feats,
and a final salute to the flag.'
Display of Fireworks..
At dusk there was a well executed
lantern drill by young women and chil
dren followed by a display of fireworks
and a final salute of the flag.
Those in charge of the celebration were:
Program for the Day Mrs. George K.
Mickel, chairman; I. A. Medlar.
Refreshments Frank A. Clark, chair
man; Mrs. Edward W. Getten.
Games and Sports Kenneth Norton,
chairman; H. Waltman Walters.
Parade-Miss Etta Medlar, chairman;
Miss Margaret Getten.
Decoration P. H. Diehl, chairman.
Police Protection Moritz Meyer, chair
man. Finance C. C. Belden, chairman; George
E. Mickel, George W. Platner, Frank A.
Clark, P. Schwartz, George A. Johnson.
Random Shot Kills
Baby in Its Mother's
Lap on the Fourth
While sitting on the back porch of her
home at 1150 South Fifteenth street with
her U-months-old baby in her arms Mrs.
Frank Hasek heard a dull thud and felt
the little tot crumple up in her arms
last night at 8 o'clock. Glancing down at
the . baby she saw a stream of blood
pouring from a large hole in the right
side of the head made by a bullet
Tbi baby was rushed to St Joseph's
hospital, where it died this afternoon at
Sergeant Madsen arrested Erhll Svatos,
15 years old, who lives tn the rear of the
Hasek home, on suspicion of having
fired the probably fatal shot. Toung
Svatos had been seen shooting off a .38
caliber revolver shortly before the bullet
hit the little baby.
He denied all connection with the af
fair when arrested and said he did not
have a gun. He later admitted that he
did have a revolver and had hid it in
the basement of his home.
The Svatos family live right directly
back of the Hasek residence, and the
little child was within revolver range of
where Svatos had been seen shooting
shortly before the time of the accident.
Mrs. Hasek heard the report of the
shot but did not know her infant baby
had been struck by the bullet until she
felt the little tot topple over in her arms
and saw the streaming blood staining
the white dress.
Negroes Slash Men
Who Resent Firing
Candles at Horses
When Jess Cashin and Ed. Stegerman
objected to three . negroes shooting at
their horses with Roman candles at
Twenty-fourth and Burdette streets last
night about S o'clock they were badly
slashed with a. razor by one of the men.
CasKIn had two arteries in his right wrist
severed and, a gash two Inches long and
a half Inch deep cut in his left cheek.
Stegerman had his face cut under the left
The two men were attended by Police
Surgeon Vanderhoof, , who sent Cashin
to the St. Joseph hospital. Cashin lost
a large quantity of blood and It will be
several days before he will be able to
leave the hospital.
The two men with Steve Glascer and
and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stegerdan and
their six-weeks-old baby were in the
wagon.' As they passed Bhrdette street
the three negroes etarted shooting at
the horses with roman candles. Stegerman
and Cashin then Jumped out of the wagon
and started after the miscreants.
The horses became frightened and
started up, throwing Mrs. Stegerman and
U 1I.!a K.kir Ua kn.1 . 1
lew iJiu.i u.u; inn 1.1,13 isaii ui
wagon. Neither of the two was seriously
Four Alarms Sent in, All Due to
FOUR HORSES BURN IN BARN
Loots Long;. Teamster, Victim of
Heavy Loss Became Biasing; Stick
Descends on Structure Where
Animals Are Kept.
A blazing stick from a spent skyrocket
decended upon the roof of the barn
owned by Louis Long, 422 Hickory street,
at 1 o'clock last night and set fire to
the structure, causing the death of four
valuable draft horses and damaging the
barn to the extent of about $1,000.
When the blaze was discovered by
neighbors it had such headway that it
was impossible to get the terrorized ani
mals out and when the fire department
arrived the horses were all dead. Long
is a teamster.
At midnight the department was called
to 508 Poppleton avenue where the barn
belonging to William Carey, an employe
of the Union Pacific, was on fire. Here
one horse, owned by Joe Plcolo, which
was tied in its stall, was so badly burned
that it had to be killed a few hours later
by a policeman. The barn was not badly
damaged. What caused the blaze could
not be learned, but It Is supposed that it
is another case of the "safe and sane"
Fourth taking its toll. The total loss is
estimated at about 1200.
At 9 o'clock a fire cracker touched off
by small boys exploded near a bale of
hay in a barn In the rear of the resi
dence of Mrs. Anna Green, 2420 Charles
street, setting fire to the barn and caus
ing a loss of about $100. Quick response
to an alarm saved the barn from being
entirely destroyed, as It was full of in
Another alarm was turned in from the
residence of Mrs. E. M. Lund, 3110 South
Eighteenth street, where a blazing sky
rocket stick set fire to the roof of the
house. The only damage done was a
small hole burned in the roof and a slight
at Riverview Park
Two thousand people spent the Fourth
of July at Riverview park, nearly 500
of whom heard the program given under
the auspices of the old settlers and the
remainder Joined in the search for the
vicious monkey which escaped from Its
cage three days ago and still, eludes Its
pursurers. After a while the searchers
wearied and spent the day drinking
Old settlers brought well-filled baskets
snd shortly after noon spread their tables
under the trees and enjoyed a bountiful
lunch. The program began at two o'clock.
R. S. Williams presided. The declaration
of independence was read by Mrs. R. E.
McKelvey. The German singers furnished
Mayor Dahlman delivered the address
of the day. He was Introduced by Chair
man Williams as the "best mayor Omaha
ever had." The 'mayor's speech was a
plea for making a bigger and better
Omaha, as one of the patriotic duties of
the citizens of the city. The women's
Concordia society closed the program at
the pavilion. .
Big Crop Looked
For in South Dakota,
"We look for record crops In our sec
tion of the country," said Don K. Foster
of Dallas, S. D., who Is associated with
the Jackson brothers In the upbuilding
of that new section of the state. "While
our section of South Dakota always has
ample moisture we have had an' extra
amount this year and the crops will
"Taft would have little trouble In being
elected If all sections of the country felt
toward him as the land owners In our
country. He is most popular there and
will receive a big majority."
Labbe Loses His
Pass Book and Passes
V. E. Labbe, traveling passenger agent
oi the Illinois Central, lost his pass book
while getting on a street car at Krug
park, about 8:30 last night It Is a black
leather pocketbook, containing .Mr.
Labbe's railroad - passes, Pullman and
telegraph franks, and no money. The
passes are of no service to anyone, but
the owner, who asks that they be re
turned to the Illinois Central office, City
National bank building, where a reward
will be paid.
Key to the Situation-Bee Advertising.
Hawaii Has Presented the World
With a New Drink that is Destined
to Become the Drink of the Age.
Try taking this wonderful new bev
erage for awhile and notice bow good
you feel. It will build up the entire
Pure pineapple juice has a taste that
makes an instant appeal. Its incom
parable goodness and health-giving
qualities have made it the foremoBt
It very decidedly aids digestion and
is especially, recommended for eases of
sore throat. Singers and public speak
ers should never be without it.
Dole's Pineapple Juice is the pure
juice of choice pineapples, and is bot
tled right where the fruit is grown.
Sold by grocers and druggists every
where. Order a bottle to-day.
j. "Cooling Drinks and Desserts," a
little book containing recipes lor many
pleasant, cooling drinks, sent free.
Hawaiian Pineapple Products Co., Ltd.
110 HffovlrAt fit Btvt TVanMeA
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Quality Goods Combined I'Jitli
Good Service and Low Prices is our Aim
An opportunity to supply your immediate needs at extremely low
prices. We realise to keep faith with the public our advertisen.ents must
be truthful and conducted honestly along progressive lines. If at any
time your purchases should not be entirely satisfactory, tell us or tell the
clerk from whom you bought them, and your money will be returned to
yeu. We want every customer to leave our store satisfied. We pay as
much attention to mall orders as we would to you if you were to vlBit our
Summer Comforts Patent Medicines
A. ' . 100 Gray's Glycerine Tonic 89o
Bath Sprays, shower and massaRe Eskay's Food SSo, 4So, 65o
M to $3.00 ti.oo wine of Cardul for ....89o
Sanltsry Drinking Cups (package Dr. Cooper's Medicine . .450, 89o
of 6) loo $100 Hostetter's Bitters . ...89o
A positive insurance against I1 Squibb's Sarsaparilla ....75o
germs. Ozomulslon ...45o, 89o
Paxto foot powder (perfect foot J68.!1 OrieB ..IOo, 85o, 60o
cohort) 350 ollwB 800
15c Chamois 9o h-v'. Hair HMlth 'itU. 2
Straw hat cleaners .10. and 5o g&J, gS . .V.V.'IS, III
Tour old hat can be made to Llsterine ....XSo, 850, 45o, 89o
look like new. Rexall Kidney Cure ....45o, 89o
Victor Safety razor sharpener 93 Borden's Malted 'Milk ..49o, 75o
$1 Lydia Ptnkham's Compound
at - .... 89o
Cigar SDecialS Glycotnymollne .....85e, 45o, 89o
vloal wpcviam Newbro's Herplcide 45c, 89o
..h.nM y, f s .... Rexall 93 Hair Tonic ..60o, $1.00
Cubanoid, box of 25 $1.80 Fenow-B gyrup for 89o. W4
Color Arvantes, box of 60 ..$3.00
Alvagar.box of 50 ....i.....$3.00 Toilet GOOdS
25c Sanitol Tooth Paste 18o
50c Mail Boxes Free III 8Jr-"::$:
50c Java Rice Powder for ..S4o
We will give free with every Harmony Rose or Violet '-ollet
25c purchase Saturday a neat Waters for SBo, 60o, 75o
black enameled . mall box that 25c Babcock's Corylopsis on sale
usually retails at 50c. . for '. . ...15o
The Rexall Stores
SHEBMAlf ft MoCOinrElX. BBTJG CO., 16th and Dodge Streets,
OWL SBUO COHPimr, 18th and Harney Streets.
Z.OTAL raAJtMACT, LoyU Hotel.
EABVABD rXABKAOT, Corner 84tb and rarnam Streets.
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