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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, MAT 12, 1913.
IND EXPLOSIVE IN THEATER
la Canister with Forty-Two Cart
ridges Left in Lavatory.
UFFRAGETTES ARE BLAMED
ottbn Cord, Bonked In Oil, Doming
Whn Dumb la Dlncovrmtl
CONDON, May ll. A tin canister con-
ua lounu ycsieruay in mo lavatory ui
cm nullum mi Rmunu Willi luiluii
oaJicd in oil, A cotton cord, also oil
oaked, was attached to the canister, and
he cord was burning when the bomb
raa found. 8uffracettes are blamed.
A fire in a largo unoccupied house at
terkenham, outsldo of London this even
ng was extinguished after three hours
vorx. xne i aze-waa auriDmra 10 sui-
ragettes. Firemen were alarmed at find.
nn: a ouiKT narcei in one 01 ine nurninx
UUIIIB Alley muuttlll 11 tuiiuuuru ff
omb. but examination revealed thnt It
QAM Dm DOE, England, May JJ.-The
mbrldge 'varsity foot ball pavilion nar-
f suffragettes' this afternoon. The mut
ant had placed a bomb surrounded by
(UitnUUfs1 of Inflammables In the build
ng. The bomb exploded with a loud re-
sttered by the force of the explosion
DUNDEE, Scotland, May 11. Farrlng-
i t a m i t.
destroyed by Are yesterday. IndU
rmni ha nt rn in mints ni riirriiirtf r
a tli nfilrinra rrt h rklltrn iSa TT1 ntTlAl
na being prepared for occupation dur-
(Continued from Page One.)
party which might Interfere with the
modern progressive spirit In the repub
Senator Cummins was asked If an at
tempt would bo nrailo nt the convention
to amalgamate the republican and the
"No such attempt will be made," an
swered tho senator. "Out It will be like
the Lord's supper all who believe may
"Certainly no representative of any
other party will participate In our con
ference here. This wn be a conference
of republicans only. Senator La Follettn
will not bo with us, but 1 think he is In
harmony with our movement. Let me
say, too, that we will have no secrecy
Questioned as to how delegate might
be chosen to the convention It one- were
called this year, especially In states
which provide for prlmury elections. Sen
ator Cummins said that was a problem
that would have to bo solved later.
Neither had It been discussed, ha said,
whre and whon the convention might be
"XO?IIINa DOING," SAYS MOOSE
Ohio Progressive Beef No Chance of
Amalgamation of Parties.
COLUMUU8, May 1L "Amalgamation
of the progressive and republican parties
In my judgment is impossible," declared
Walter F. Brown of Toledo, prog.'ts
nlvo state chairman and member of the
progressiva national executive commit
tee, in a statement Issued at progres
sive headquarters here yesterday regard
ing the attempt of Ohio legislators and
others to bring the two parties togthr
run DEADIE Dinr
uui xuuiuu nuuu
(Continued from Page One.)
Uons. lie therefore favored the resolu
tion Herring moved that further public hear
ings bo discontinued except on call of
three members, when any special sub
ject, could be discussed. With this mo
tion unanimously carried the committee
adjourned until the afternoon of May 20
at 4 o'clock.
Labor Sahmlts 5tnfrs;ptlon,
The labor organisations, through a
committee, submitted the following propo
sitions -which they desired be Included in
Public employment agencies,
Publle comfort stations.
"Whenever tho council or commission
ers deem it expedient they shall have
poiyer for the purpose of paying the cost
of construction, properly furnishing and
equipping public comfort stations in the
city to Issue bonds of the city to run
not more than twenty years and to bear
interest, payable semi-annually, at a rate
not to exceed 5 per cent per annum, with
coupons attached, to be called public com
fort station bonds,' and which shall not
be sold for less than par, and the pro
ceeds of which shall be used for no other
purpose. Tho aggregato amount of
such bonds issued in one year shall not
exceed the turn of 4,0ttJ, and which
ttonds shall be used for the construrtlrfi
of four (t) comort stations located at
the Intersection of Sixteenth and Doug
las streets, intersection of Eighteenth and
Fanun streets, Intersection of Twenty
fourth and Cuming streets and Twunty
fourth and Leavenworth streets.
"We also endorse the Metcalf Initia
tive and referendum and recall, no off.
cial to hold office longer than three
years after being recalled."
"Pope" Gregory Dead
in Kansas Town
Many of the older resident will recall
Wesley C. (Pope) Gregory, who was a re
porter for The Dee from ISSf to ISM, and
who then went to Chicago, where he was
on the staff of the Tribune for several
yearn. News of his 'death, recently at
Lyndon, Kan., baa Just reached the city,
Mr. Gregory waa born In ISM, In Indiana,
and went to Kansas with hU parents In
1S70. Earlr in the 70s he went to Topeka,
Where he was employed on the Blade, and
tiwn by the Commonwealth as a reporter.
Coming from Topeka to Omaha, he Joined
the staff of The Bee, and did courts and
i&llroada and general assignment for sev
eral years. Since leaving the Chicago
Tribune he has been enxaged in maga
xliw work, The eausp of his death is not
City of Mexico
Y. M, 0. A. Building
G. I. Dabcook, general soceretary of
the Young Men's Christian association In
the city of Mexico, relates In tho Associa
tion magazine some Interesting Incidents
of the bombardment of the Mexican capl
ttal between tho forces of tho tat I'rcol
den Madera and tho revolutionists, under
General Felix Dlax. Secretary Habcoek
writes. In parti
The Association building, five stories
high, situated near tho cludadcta (the
arsenal captured by the Diaz revolution
ists), was promptly occupied by the revo
lutionary troops before the seven days
battle began, equipped with machlno guns
on the roof and on nit the floors and bo
came n very real fortress. Indeed, tho
battle was started by tho "Toung Men's
Christian association guns." When tho
war was over and tho building was given
back to Its peaceful purposes well nigh
a wreck, the. total damage reached
The battle centering around the build
ing has given the association greater pres
tige, even, than it enjoyed before. Hun
dreds of people have called to see tho
damago And to tender sympathy, somo of
whom we have never known before.
Others hava expressed their regret for
tho occurrences by making substantial
contributions. A well known Mexican
physician called In to rco us before the
soldiers hod left the building and said
that "It was tho 'grandest' Institution
In the city and that in this time of
crisis he wanted to help, pledging him
self to every service nnd leaving a $50
subscription as ho did as pay for tho
losses of such an Institution as this!"
And we aro at least certain of the
well wishes of tho new government A
President Mcdcro's government was well
represented In the association, three of
his cabinet having been members, so
Is the new government. General Dlax, the
leader of the revolution and the next
president of Mexico, has for eight years
been a member of tho association nnd
for six years was a mcmbor of tho ad
visory 'board (his undo, President Por
flrlo Dlax, having dedicated the building
In the last year of his term). Lie,
iRodolfo Reyes, minister of justice, in tho
new cabinet, has for years been a mem
ber and Is greatly Interested In the
work. General Mondragon, the chief
revolutionist next to General Diaz, has
expressed himself as interested in tho as
sociation and has promised his active
help. Two of his nephews are members
of the association. Not a few of the
officers of the army are members of
the soldier's uniform Is a common sight
at all hours of the day.
Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
IIDATIUCE, Neb., May ll.-(Bpeclal.)
At a meeting of tho local -iti of Eagles
Thursday night committees wero appoint
ed to arrange for the entertainment of
the delegates to the state convention of
Eagles, which will bo held in this city
June 10, 11 and 12. Ono of the features.
of tho meeting will be three basoball
games between South Omaha, Hastings,
Nebraska City and Beatrice. It is ex
pected that about 000 delegates will be
Mrs. A. K. Smith of Wymoro who some
time ago suffered a stroke it paralysis,
had her right shoulder dislocated yester
day while sho was being lifted from a
Iloland Burroughs, who Jolnwl the navy
at San Francisco lost summer, Is visit
ing In the city with his parents.
Charles E. Claus of Brooklyn, N. T
and Miss Mabol V. Kurtz of this city,
were married at the court houst last
evening by Judge Wttldcn.
An Inter-class party was held at the
high school last evening between the
sophmores and freshmen. About 350
students and members- of tho faculty
were In atendance. The program con
sisted of basketball games nnd social
diversions of various kinds.
WA8HINQTON, May ll.-Presdent Wil
son yesterday discussed with Chairman
Underwood of the ways and means com
mittee and majority leader of the house,
the general situation In congress and
the prospect for currency legislation,
which the president la anxious to have
considered and passed at tho present sea.
ston If possible.
The president was particularly Inter
ested In the organization of the commit
tees of the house. He was anxious to
learn the complexion of the democratic
side of the banking and currency com
mittee, which the ways and means com
mittee, acting as a committee on com
mittees, for the democratic caucus. Is
new preparing to select.
Buys Touring Oar
For California Trip
ANBUItN Neb., May ll.-(8peclal.)-
iWeldon Shlveley of Nemaha baa purch
ased a Bulck touring car and he and his
family will start In a few days for a
motor trip to the Pacific coast. They
will take a tent and cooking utensils,
and When the weather Is nice will "rough
It" in "prairie schooner" stylo.
Culls from the Wire
No material chungu was noted yester
day In the condition of Henry M. Flag
ler, who Is seriously 111 at his home at
West Palm Beach, Fla.
Barney O'Nell, who recently was found
guilty of huvlng rendered a false repoit
of the condition of the Stuto bank at
Wallace. Idaho, was denied a new trial
Presiaent Wilson ha neen authorized
to send dclitsatrs to the International
conference on education ut The Hague
ins year oy a joint resolution (Hissed
today by the house.
Peter Lynch, 7S year old, for thlrt
two years head of a department In the
Omalm railroad shops at tit. Puul, died
yesterday at his home. Mr. Lynch was
born In Pennsylvania.
With Police Judca II. II. Tlnn KM vnlo.
ahead of Job Harrlman, the socialist
party in Los Angeles will decide Monday
whether to contest for a place on tho
mayoralty ticket In the regular election
Thu perils of the present Inferiority of
the army to that or Germany are to be
called to the attention of the country by
placards posted in every village In
France by the republican-democratic
Governor Tener of Pennsylvania yes
terday signed a bill prohibiting the sale
or gift of cigarettes or cigarette papers
to any person undw 71 years old. The
sale or gift is made punishable by a tine
of from 1W to PM.
AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
E. L. Gustavason Slated to Be
Deputy City Treasurer.
MAY MOVE SLOT MACHINES
City Attorney Hnys He Will File
Complaints thnt Will Cnmr These
C'ontrl vnneen to lie Taken
K. L. Gustavason, at present engaged
In County Treasurer Urc's office, will be
come deputy to City u rcasurer-elect Mar
tin, as soon as the latter takes office, It
is undestood. James Crljlcek, clerk In
Treasurer Glllln's office may be retained
It the Bohemian citizens endorse him.
Treasurer Martin has nnnoun.d that he
will appoint a Bohemian In his office
nnd ho will leave the cholco of tho man
to the Bohemian organizations. It la
I understood that Crljlcek may obtain their
; endorsement, in which case he will be
! retained It is thought.
Other selections Mr. Martin has not yet
made. The choice of Gustavason for sec
ond place is approved on nil sides. Gus
tavason Is one of tho most competent
men In tho office of the county treas
urer and his transfer to the treasury
of South Omaha will mean the Intro
duction of modern methods of book
City Clerk Wheeler will make no
changes in his office. John Mercell wilt
remain deputy nnd Louis Clnek, journal
clerk. City Attorney H. C. Murphy will
also reappoint his present force, Includ
ing Assistant City Attorney S. L. Winters,
City Prosecutor E. It. Leigh and Steno
grapher Miss Isabelle Flaherty.
After II ii 1 1 I it sr Inspector,
There Is some competition between sev
eral, who want to becomo building In
spector of the city. A number of appli
cants for positions on the fire and police
departments of the city are making ef
forts to keep the members of the Fire
and Police board agitated In the hope
of making room for themselves. Agita
tion to displace Chief of Police John
Brlggs Is confined to a small circle and
apepars to have smalt chance of success.
It is understood that a majority of the
Board of Fire and Police commissioners
is anxious to escape the nagging of cer
tain politicians bent upon having some
of the firemen and policemen discharged,
because of any part taken by them in
the recent election.
Aim at Slot Machine".
City Attorney Henry C. Murphy says
the slot machines must go. There are
somo forty machines in different saloons
of the city. Several times a number of
them have been removed and then re-:
Installed. The city attorney some time
ago drew an ordinance levelled against
the slot machines. The ordinance waa
vetoed by the mayor. The city attorney
has the power to file county complaints
in tho county or district courts, and fall
ing other means he will resort to these
tribunals in order to stamp out tho slot
machlno evil In South Omaha. Mr,
Murphy will also file county complaints
against dive keepers, who permit boys
under age to gamble in their places.
Jim Kuilrnn Injured.
Jim Kudrna, Eighteenth and O streets,
had his right hip broken and his body
badly bruised yesterday noon, when his
team became unmanageable- yesterday
noon at the Union Stock Yards. Kudrna
s nn employe of the yards. In some way
his horses became unmanageable and
threw him under his wagon wheels. The
wheels passed over his right leg break
ing tho bone near tho hip. He was at
tended by Dr. F. O. Beck and sent to
the South Omaha hospital.
Jerry Honrnrd Ilnvlvra.
Jerry Howard, who first lambasted
Mayor Hoctor and then got out and sup
ported him for election Is going to hold
a meeting of laboring men Monday night
previous to the organization of tho nuw
council. Howard has not said what he Is
going to do at the meeting, but the fol
lowing cryptlo statement will no doutit
have a meaning for laboring men and
politicians. Ho says:
I wish in nnnounen tn mv fllntv lahnr.
Ing men that I would be pleased to meet
with them at tho city hftll Monday even
lug previous to tho Inauguration of the
city oinciais. it is possible that I may
mako some revelation heiinflrlnl In lh
uplift of labor. Don't fall to attend.
Turns on Tormentor.
Because he teased 8. McAullffe, em
ployed In the boef-kllllng department of
Armour and company, Adotph Boukal,
an employe tn the same department, sus
tained a painful wound In the left arm
from a butcher's steel, thrown by Mc
Aullffe. According to the story gleaned
by tho police, Boukal had been tcaslnc
McAullffo by throwing offal at him. The
latter finally became angered and threw
the sharp ateel at his tormentor, The
Instrument pierced Boukal's right arm
near the wrist. His wound was dressed
by Dr. Shanahan, after which he was
sent to Ills homo at Twenty-fifth and W
streets. McAullffe was arrested.
Joe Prwk Fired.
Joe Peeek, a cripple, who for & number
of years has been attached to the stroet
department and detailed to the poMcu
station for Janitor work, was curtly rttj.
missed yesterday morning by Street Com
missioner John Fennell. Fennell Is saM
to have told Pesek that there was not
sufficient money In the street fund to
pay him. It Is charged that his dismis
sal Is a matter of politics. The fact that
ho la a cripple has also caused comment.
It Is said that other dismissals will talio
place In the police department.
IllsU School Notrn.
The Vallum society of the high school
has postponed its open meeting to a
week from noxt Monday. Refreshment
will be served nnd a program has been
The Gavel club rave n party for 1U
members last Friday rvtnlng at the home
of Walter Taylor, one of Its members.
The party was lnrgely attended and
proved a sucress.
The physical geography class has not
been abla to go on It recursion to the
river yet because of tho bad weather.
The excursion will be made some ttm
during the coming week.
The, girls of thu gymnasium class, train
ing In the high school gymnasium every
afternoon, -j becoming experienced
gvmrasts. It is rumored that this class
will figure in the commencement extr
emes. Tho seventeenth issue of the Tooter
went to press last Saturday and will be
issued to the students some day next
week. This will bs the last regular lsu
of till semester, the commencement is
sue being the next edition.
The high school orchestra, which
meets twice n wiek foi practice, is at
tempting some classical muslo which Is
expected to featurr In some of the com
mencement exercises. Prof. R. F. John
ston Is leader of the orchestra.
Reports relating to thn results of the
last six weeks' exams taken last wk
are favorable. Thirty-one ntudents ar
rtporiei 10 navo nn average or over 90
per cent and the number of failures are
said to havo decreased noticeably. The
general averages of thu students as a
whole are said tc be better-
The agricultural class has been mak
ing rapid progress at Its experimental
lots on Twentieth and Missouri avenue
Tlu wheat nnd oath have Men planted
and i prouts of thesv hLe already come
wn. The present kits .proved to be too
small so two lots a block away were s
eurod for corn. This ground has already
been plowed up and the fertilisation laid.
The new amateur tennis players have
progressed markedly since the tennis
courts have been Installed nnd n tenn's
tournament Is being planned. The tour
nament Im to be started within the next
two weeks nnd tho teams will be picked
from the best players In the school. The
number nf t-nms to be picked Is not
known yet. but there will probably be
about five or six teams of each sex.
The bote twill recruits have been prac
ticing every afternoon nt the Krug
grounds at Twenty-fourth nnd Vinton
streets and two' teams have been formed.
The first team' wan to have played with
Ashland at Ashland last Saturday after
noon, but tho weather Interfered. A
game with Bcl'cvuo had to be called off
for tho same reason. Two practice games
have been played at the Vinton street
grounds, one with a street car motormon
team and one with a Vinton street team.
The locals were vlrtorlou In both garnet.
A gamo In schedule! with Ashland nt
Athlnnd next Saturday. A definite
schedule has not been made yet.
MukIc City Gossip.
Leo Pryor has gone to Norfolk,
Neb., on a short visit.
Work on the entrance to Mandcn park
In Albright has been started.
Mrs. Trowbridge, sr., has Just returned
from tho South Omaha hospital.
Four carloads of Greeks are working on
the Union Pacific tracks In Albright.
Mrs. J. W. Greenly of Topeka, Kan.,
is visiting Mrs. J. J. Rhodes, 2010 I street.
LOST In Omaha or South Omaha last
week, gold brooch with cameo center.
Reward. Phone Bouth 12T3.
The Southeast Improvement club meets
next Monday evening at 7:30 In the Modi
son street school.
Office space for rent in Bee office, 231S
N St. Terms reasonable. WeU known
location. A bargain. Tel. S. 27,
Superior lodge No. Its, Degree of
Honor will give a card party at
the Workmen temple next Wednesday
evening, May 14.
Tho Ladles' Aid society of the First
Presbyterian church will meet with Mrs.
William Growther, Twenty-second and D
streets, next Wednesday afternoon.
Miss Maurlne Murdock entertained a
largo party of friends last Saturday even
ing complimentary to Miss Frances Tan
ner, whose wedding will take place soon.
Excavation on tho basement of the new
Methodist church has been completed,
but the building will not be started for
a fow days, as the enntrnrf h nni
The Phllathea class of the First Baptist
church will hold a pastry sale at Clssna
- .w iiiomei ui xweniy-
fourtli and E streets next Saturday
Wo announce the arrival of a complete
Una of lh PAIII. iM.nrr-nn- -..'!.
- , , , , - - - " " . ....... imucru ill
sterling sliver. Tho finest of them nil.
..lix. '1K lor 1,10 money, jacou-
SON & FUR.EN CO., Jewelers.
Mrs. P. Walsh and Mrs. F. G. Wall
webber will entertain the Ladles' Auxil
iary of the Ancient Order of Hibernians
nflVt Tl1alfiv av.nli.ff n , , V. n I.
Mrs. Wallwebbor. 622 North Twentieth
Prof. Eugene JCnon will give n ro-
Memorial church of Albright. Mr. Knon,
us uppearca ncioro in tnis church and
was well received. Admission will be
Frank Scott, formerly a resident of
this city, and now ruling elder of tho
Presbyterian church of Mornlngslde in
Sioux City, came to South Omaha lost
week on the occasion of the death of
his brothor L. A. Scott.
Twenty per rent discount on our Ice
book coupons if books are paid for at our
office on or before the tenth of the
month following date of purchase. No
discount will bo allowed unless coupon
books nro paid for within tlmo limit na
stated above. South Omaha Ice Co., 601
N. 24th St.
Will Scatter Ashes
of Spouse on the Sea
NEW YORK. Mav 11 A rnlrt.n
containing, her husband's ashes, which nro
n 1 ... ..... ' ' .(!
m aismu uii mo waves .a tnousbna
mllei off Sandy Hook, was tnbnn win,
Mrs. Harriet M. Hpwland of Norwich,
Conn., when she sailed as a passenger
on the steamer Berlin for Europe todiy.
With her daughter. Miss Elizabeth Itnw.
land, the widow began the ocean voy.
age, during which she purposes to carry
out a Clause Of the Will of the husbnnA.
Dr. George T. Howland, Who died Seu.
tember S4, 1911,
Persistent Advertising u tne Road to
Big Ro turns.
Quick Thinking Wins
At a dinner not long ago Thomas W. Lawson
was talking on tho subject of success.
"Success In finance," said Mr. Lawson, "Is
due In a great mensiiro to prompt action. The
doubting, hesitating, Hamlet type of man had
best keep out of finance. lib is quite sure to
Pago 429 "Everybody's" March, '13.
It doesn't matter much whether it's finance, a
huso ball game, or winning promotion;
Keen Brains Count
Keep on with your "bacon and soggy pancake
breakfast" if you choose, and stay in the Hamlet
class, but if you really want to get ahead, just begin
to live right.
A good start is to cut out tho heavy, indigestible
breakfast and havo a dish of
Analysis shows that Albumen, Water and Phos
phate of Potash aro tho three principal essentials for
building up ono's thinking outfit tho Brain. You
get the first two in overyday food, but the third, the
vital organic Phosphate of Potash, is often lacking.
Qrape-ljuts Food made of whole wheat and malted
barley is rich in. this vital, brain-building element.
A good, healthy working brain can bo built up on
right food. That's why Tens of Thousands of get
ahead Americans eat their regular morning dish of
this distinctively American food.
"There's a Reason' for Grape-Nuts
Sold by grocers everywhere.
ECHOES OF THE ANTE-ROOM
Scottish Bite Masons to Put on
LODGES CONVENE THIS WEEK
Ilnth thn Knight nf Colnmbns and
the Knights of Pythias Will
Have State Conventions
A three-day session or Scottish Rite
Masons will bo held May 2D, 30 and 31.
A degree will then be given and the
class will be known as Grand Com
mander class, it being In charge of
James D. Richardson, thirty-third de
gree. Members from all over the state
havo been Invited and a large attend
ance will assemble.
Knights of Columbus.
The state convention of the Knights of
Columbus will be held at the local home,
2025 Dodge street, Tuesday. At noon of
that day the visitors will be dined at the
Woodmen of the World.
German-American camp No. 101 meets
the first and third Tuesday evenings each
month. Frank Spankenberg Is consul
Schiller camp No. 301 will hold an im
portant meeting at the German homo on
South Thirteenth street Thursday even
ing, May 15.
Sobteska camp No. 73 meets this after
noon at 2 o'clock at Twenty-sixth and
Martha streets to organise a degree
John Kennedy's cinnamon and polar
bears made a hit at the big affair at
Druid camp No. 34 Thursday evening.
Marconi camp No. 421 Introduced a
class of candidates into perfected Wood
craft Wednesday evening, May 6, at
Twenty-second and Plerco streets. Con
sul Commander SamudI Mancuso and
Clerk Steve Zaghlnl entertained, assisted
by Marconi camp orchestra and Joseph
Flsltaro, tenor singer.
John Mullins, chairman of the Druid
camp entertainment committee, Is the
popular chopper in tho north part of the
city. A large crowd enjoyed the hos
pltnlity of C. C. Thompson and Clerk
Foster at Druid camp Thursday evening.
Captain C. (M. Richards and his Omaha
Seymour camp No. 16 degree team are
working diligently for the national en
campment of the Woodmen of the World
uniform rank at Put-In-Bay, O., July 2S.
South Omaha grove and camp danced
at Bouth Omahn Friday evening. The
gross receipts were for the Ralston cy
Order of Scottish Clans.
Clan Gordon No. (3, Order of Scottish
Clans, met Tuesday evening, when W. J.
Hislop, treasurer, was unanimously
elected delegate to tho Royal Clan con
vention, which will be held In August nt
Philadelphia, Pa. Tho evening's enter
tainment was furnished by James Hen
dorson and James C. Lindsay.
Gold Rod camp No. S36, Royal Neigh
bors of America, will give a dance and
card party Thursday evening. The en
tertainment will be in the Ancient Order
of United Workmen hall. Fourteenth and
Dodge -streets. There will also be refreshments-Ivy
camp No. 2, Royal Neighbors of
America, will give a curd party May 21
at Woodmen hall, Fifteenth and Douglas
P. K. O. Sisterhood.
Judge and Mrs. A. L. Sutton enter
tained chapter M. of thu P. E. O, sister
hood of South Omaha Friday evening at
their home tn the Hanscom park district.
Husbands of the members wero special
gueits of .the evening. The program con-
Is yur thinker fed right
for prompt action?
slsted of n stcrcoptlcon lecture on "Fa
mous Art Centers of Pat is" by Miss Alice
Virginia Davis, who eccntly returned1
from more than two years' study abroad.
Mrs. Lulu 11. Mathews is president of
chapter M, whllo Mrs. C. F. Oliver is
chairman of tho program committee. The
next meeting will be Saturday, May U,
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Cop
per In South Omaha, with Mrs. Frank S.
Richardson as assistant hostess.
Knights or Pythias.
Nebraska lodge No, 1. Knights of
Pythlns, expects to havo a number of
the grand lodge representatives remain
for the regular meeting Wednesday night.
The grand lodge session ends at S o'clock
that afternoon and the regular session
of No. 1 takes place In the evening.
Lndles of the Maccabees.
Ella L Mark' hive No. 40 will hold a
card party at Ancient Order of United
Workmen hall on Thursday. Prizes and
Women's Ilellef Corps.
The members of George Crook Wom
en's Relief corps planned a very delight
ful surpriso Thursday afternoon on Mrs.
E. J. Shields, one of their members,
whose home was destroyed In the tor
nado. As a token of their sympathy
they presented her with a beautiful ma
hogany rocker. Addle Hough made the
presentation speech and Mrs. Shields re
sponded In a very feeling manner. Re
freshments were served and a. very picas
ant time was enjoyed.
Knights ami Lndlcn nf Srcnrlty.
Omaska council No. 2295 will give a
May party dance Monday evening nt
Myrtlo hall. Fifteenth and Douglas.
Improved Order of Red Men.
Fontenolle tribe No. "8 will hold n
meeting Monday night at Jacobs hall,
1714 Dodge street. A large attendance Is
expected, as several matters of tnterest
will be up for discussion.
High School Players
Rehearsing for the
The principals In tho cast for the high
school senior class play, "She Stoops to
Conquer," are being shaped into actors
under the direction of Miss Towne and
Mr. Mills. Many of the characters have
theatrical ability to begin with. For In
stance, Miss Kdda Sullivan, tho leading
woman In tho part of Miss Hardcastle,
also took the leading part !n a Junior
play given last year at the Buffalo High
school. Mr. Burkcnroad and Mr. Hant
ghan have each secured places on the
commencement musical program. Carlisle
Allan, editor of the Register, fills tho
part of Mr. Hastings, who tn the play
Is a close friend of a fast young man
named Marlow. Kenneth Craig Is the
Ideal man for the part of Mallow.
Joe Sorenson, the friend of the cadets.
of deadly microbes occurs when throat
and lung diseases are treated with Dr.
King's New Discovery. E0c and $1.00. For
sale by Beaton Drug Co. Advertisement.
Excursions Fares East
Commencing June 1,1913, Return Limit 60 Days.
FROM OMAHA TO
New York City, standard routen , 846.50
New York City, other desirable routes 43.50
Atlantic City, N. J., standard routes 46.00
Atlantic City, N. J., other desirable routes 45.60
Asburv Park. N. J., standard
Ashury Pnrk, N. J., other desirable routes
Iloston, Mnss., (via Montreal)
Boston, Mass., direct ,
Montreal, direct rail routes
Quebec, P. Q
Portland, Maine, via Boston
Portland, Maine, through St.
Bar Harbor, Maine .
Halifax, Nova Scotia ,
St.' Johns, N. B
Fayban, N. H
Lake OcorRe, N. Y. . ,
Saratoga Springs, N. Y
Alexandria Bay, N. Y.
Kingston, Ontario . . . .
Mtiskoka, Ontario . . .
Buffnlo, N. Y., standard routes
Buffalo, N. Y., other desirable
Diverse route tour of the east, one-way through the Virginias,
Oltl Point Comfort, Norfolk, Ocean trip to New York,
other way direct routes
Same trip through Virginia, Old Point Comfort and Ocean
trip to uoston, other way direct
The Shortest Way to
St. Paul and Minneapolis
is via the Chicago Great Western. Two
convenient and comfortable trains daily
electric lighted Twin City limited leaves
Omaha 8:10 P. M. with standard sleepers,
chair cars and club car arriveB St. Paul
7:30 A. M.; Minneapolis 8:05 A. M. get
there when the new day begins.
Day train leaves Omaha 7:45 A. M.,
arrives St Paul 7: 20 P. M.; Minne
apolis 7:60 P. M. high back first
class Coaches and Cafe Parlor Car
fastest day service.
P. F. BONORDEN, O. P. & T. A,
15S2 Farnam St., Omaha. Phone Doug. 260.
SKINS OF FROGS USED
TO COVER MAN'S BACK
AMKS, la., May U. (Special.) W. A.
Speck, a farmer of near Ames, who was
operated upon In Des Moines hospital a
year ago for the removal of a five-pound
tumorous growth on his back between the
soulders, has recovered thoroughly from
the erects of the severe surgery In which
thu skins of frogs ptayed an important
part. Following the operation, Mr.
Speck was taken to his home in Story
county, where Dr. J. E. Adamson of
Ames grafted frog skins over the wound,
which was so largo that the human
cuticle could never have covered the
space. The amphibian epidermis Is carry
ing human blood and doing well.
Mrs. Mary Cahoon, daughter of David
Ucllamere. a wealthy New York manu
facturer, obtained a divorce yesterday
In New York City from her husband,
formerly n lieutenant In the United
States nrmy. His offenses, she says, be
gan on their wedding dav when he left
her to soend the night at a hotel and
afterward exnlalned thnt ho had been
Kidnapped by a party of brother officers.
Persistent Advertising Is the Road to
LECTURE OH MEXICO
Bishop J. McDonnell at First
Methodist Church Monday
Bishop Francis J. McConncll of the
Methodist Episcopal church will lectute
next Monday evening. May 12, at the
First .Methodist church. Twentieth and
Davenport streets, .on the subject of
"Mexico." Bishop McConnell Is known all
over the country as a" profound scholar
and brilliant preacher. After holding con
spicuous pulpits In New York City he
became president of De Pauw university,
where he achieved romarkablo success.
Thence he was elected to the episcopacy
& year ago. at Minneapolis, being the
youngest man ever elevated to that Im
His episcopal duties took htm to Mexico
City, when tho revolution was at Its
height, ile was shut up there for a time
and ran considerable danger. He will
bring first-hand Information concerning
conditions arrfong our neighbors to tho
south of us.
This Is the dosing lecture of the bish
ops' course. Admission W cents. Tickets
may be procured at tho door. Lecture
begins at S:15.
Kat, every day, 3:13. Every night. 8115.
Last Week of the Season
"The Etenwt Walts." Want Baker, Wolpert A
I'aulan, ltugta J. Emmctt, Mmc. Oravctta, La
vendre & Co., Miller A Lylerf, Thomai A. EJI
ion's Talking Motion Hctures. Price: Matl
nee Gallery 10c; but eati 23c. except Saturday
and Sunday. Nliht 10c, J5c, 50c, 78c.
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Lawrence River region 43.85
routes 53. TO
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limits, "low Kates East," leaflet on apppUcatlont CalL
write or telephone and let ns help you plan an attractive
J. B. REYNOLDS, City Passenger Agent,
1502 Farnam St., Omaha, Neb.
Fhons Douglas 1338.
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