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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 29, 1913)
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J. JJAUXrl IS MADE PRESIDENT
U Ilrnil or the .w Hnlnc, Which
l he Third LnrRrRl of Ita
Kind In the Kntlre
A consolidation of the Baum Iron com
pany. Thirteenth and Harney rtreets,
'..Itlt I, nuju . j - .
diuiiic iiarawBro company ana
the Kupplo Hardware company of Phil
adelphia has Just been consummated, gtv
Ins birth to the third largest wholesale
shelf hardware concern In the United
States. The new organlxatlon Is capital.
Ised at Jl.000,000 and Is known as the
feupplo-Blddle Hardware company. James
E. Baum, president of the local concern.
las been made president of the new In
corporation. The rest of tho officers In
clude the former officials oL the three
companies going Into the combine and an
Charles M.. Blddle, chairman of the
Vice presidents, Charles sr. Blddle,- Jr.;
Alfred Klein and J. 8. BonbrlchU
General manager, Robert Blddle, Jr.
Treasurer, R 8. Fork.
Secretary. Edward KnlRht.
Auditor, Richard Baum.
Assistant secretory and treasurer,
George 8. 8 pence,
Dnya Diddle Company.
During the month of March this year.
James E. Baum purchased a controlling
Interest of the Supple Hardware com
pany, one of the oldest In Philadelphia.
and since than has been furthering tho
amalgamation of that concern with the
Blddle company of Philadelphia, and the
Baum company of Omaha. Negotiations
were finally completed last week and
announcements to that effect were mado
Tuesday evening at a dinner given In
Co-oporatlon of employes and employers
Is to be the keynote of advancement of
the new Incorporation and Instead of
traklng employes plain time-servers they
will be given an opportunity to purchase
tock in the new company.
The two Philadelphia concerns were
the oldest of their kind In that city and
employed about 2G0 men.
Extension of the Omaha branch will be
made along with those of the eastern
borne of the Supple-Blddlo company.
Ryder Has Unusual
Trip of Inspection
John J. Ryder's habit of nocturnal
prowlng about the streets, and the failure
of a "capper" for a Douglas street re
port to recognize him are two reasons
why things slr.zled In the Third ward early
Ryder was walking uptown from police
headquarters when he passed tho "Rose
hotel" at 1202 Douglas street. On the out
side, tho "capper" stood, Inviting every
male passerby to como Inside "and meet
the girls." Ryder was not recognized, so
he, too, received an Invitation.
"Your generous hospitality Is only 'ex
ceeded by your colossal nerve, answered
Ryder. "Yes, I'll como up." 'And he did,
but It was a few minutes later and he
had Potlccman M. 13. .Anderson, with .him.
Maggie Miller, or Maggie Llpps, as 'she
Is also known, was taken to Jail as thu
proprietress. No one else was molested.
The woman afterward obtained her re
lease when a friend put up a $100 bond
for her appearance In police court today.
Before Ryder went home ho dressed
down several police officials, It Is under
stood, for allowing a resort llko the "Rose
hotel" to become established.
No complaint was filed In police court
Friday morning and It Is generally un
derstood the matter Is to be dropped.
Motor Trucks Used
at the Local Depot
The Burlington Is Installing motor
trucks In Its Omaha freight depot and
next Monday five of tho vehicles will be
In operation. This is the first time that
motor trucks have been Introduced In any
freight house outside of the extromo
Tho motor trucks to be used by the
Burlington are small high-power ma
chines, capable of pulling at least eight
of the big freight trucks In use at the
freight house. They are operated by
drivers in a manner similar to automo
biles and It is figured that they will
greatly facilitate the handling of freight
In and out of the cars and about the.
big freight house at the foot of Farnam
Take Salts to
Eat leBB meat if you feel Back
aohy or have Bladder
Meat forms urlo acid which excites and
overworks the kidneys in their efforts to
liter it from to system. Regular eaters
of meat must flush the kidneys oocay
slonally. Ton must retUve thtro llko you
relieve your bowels; removing all the
adds, wast and poison, else you feel a
dull misery In the kidney region, sharp
pains in the back: or slek headache, dizzi
ness, your stomach sours, tongue is
coated and when the weather is bad you
have rheumatlo twinge. The urine Is
cloudy, full of sedlroentt the channels
often get Irritated, obliging you to get
nil two or three times during the night.
1"o neutralize these Irritating aotda and
flush off the body's urinous waste get
about four ounces of Jad Salts from
any pharmacy: take a tablecpoonful in a
glass of water before breakfast for a
few days and your kidneys will then act
fine and bladder disorders disappear. This
famous salts is made from the acid of
grapes and lemon Juice, combined with
Uthla, and has been used for generations
to clean and stimulate sluggish kidneys
and stop bladder Irritation. Jad Baits Is
Inexpensive; harmless and makes a de
lightful effervescent ttthla-water drink
which millions of men and women take
iow and then, thus avoiding serious kid
ney and bladder diseases. Advertisement.
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only one pill at bedtime. For consti
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Alters nils. Sold for 60 year.
Ask Your Doctor.
Omaha's Public Schools
Condition of School Buildings.
Schools .Most Crowded lnrk, Central, Fnruniii, Clifton Hill.
Schools Icn.st Filled Kdwnrtl nosewJer, Crtinonlus.
New nullrilngs Needed Clifton Hill, SorntoRa, Shcrmnn, Trnln,
Turk, Old Bancroft.
In the last preceding article in this series
we discussed the construction of the
bulldlncx with nnrtlculnj- rofnrencA In
the advantages of the new uniform plan
of construction. Now we proceed to
phases of the attendance and uses of the
various parts of the buildings.
what schools are most crowded, what
Nearly all the schools are crowded and
only two or three havo vacant space.
Park. Central. Clifton Hill and Farnam
are as congested as any. They are, In
fact, overrun. Comenlus and Edward
Rosewater havo tho most available space
at present unfilled. Comenlus, a sixteen-
room building, has four rooms unused,
and Edward Rosewater, a elxteen-room
building, has two rooms unused.
As to the overcrowded schools, the sit
uation at Park calls for critical consid
eration. It Is an old thrce-story brick
structure,, originally unmodern, unfl re
proof and, In some respects, except for
the vigilance of the Board of Education,
unsanitary This building, as well as
some of the older onos, Is so badly
crowded that kindergarten classes have
to be held out In the hallways. But
even that Is not the Worst feature at
Park. Located In tho midst of a densely
populated and rapidly growing section of
the city. Its accommodations are so far
from adequate to the demands that It has
become necessary to hold two dally ses
sions of a half day each In order to
come anywhere near affording tho chil
dren dependent upon it the advantages
they are entitled to. This not only works
hardship upon pupils, but also upon
teachors. This old structure of fourteen
rooms houses about 6S3 boys and girla.
A good deal of reconstructing within has
been necessary and it has not been no..
alble to do it with entire Justice to tho
Central and Farnam schools for a
long time also have beon overcrowded,
particularly Central. The situation there
is perplexing to the board. Just what
can be done without a new building it
does not see. Clifton Hill calls for Im
mediate action. The board has bought a
H,000 slto for this school and is only
waiting for the bonds to provide the
money for tho new building.
According to board members new build
ings are needed to supplant the old ones
for Clifton Hll, Saratoga, Sherman, Park,
Train, old Bancroft, and before long will
be needed for Mason and Lake. In addi
tion to these they are anxious for a new
structure to houso a technical high school
at an estimated cost with equipment of
Saratoga school presents a bod prob
lem. The old main building of brick has
been so overrun as to cult for thr
frame annexes, built like outhouses on.
mo inmpus. mo locauon or Saratoga Is
also bad, at tho corner of Twenty-fourth
street and Ames avenue, opposite the
Ames avenue street car barns, one of the
most congested and dangerous track in
tersections In tho city.
Clifton Hill Is a makeshift, so Is Sher
man, and the latter's location is bad.
Train, is another school with three frame
annexes. Mason and Lake, twins of the
older type of buildings, are answering
the purpose now, and will untl the greater
pressure from other quarters lets up, but,
before many years wll call for dsplace
ment. The general Impression seems to pre
vail that Cass sohool is almo'st empty.
Quite the contrary Is true. It is well
filled with between EOO and 600 pupils,
whereas 630 Is its maximum capacity
under anything like normni nnndlflnna
The criticism Is often heard that it was
a monumental blunder to build Cass
school so far down tnwaM th. i,n,
the business districts, and for proof of
mis sapient remark- It is pointed out that
"Just see now, that big, fine structure Is
empty; residents have left the Third
ward and soon wo shall have to sell this
building for some other purpose." But
the facts do not bear out tho statement.
In the first place, It was fourteen years
ago Cass school was erected and It has
rendered valuable service In that time.
In the next place, while that section of
the city Is not building up as a place
of residence, It Is not vanishing as rap
idly as some might think and Cass Is
still able to muster almost Its full quota
of the young America eaoh day of tho
Comenlus school presents an interesting
situation. Onco Jammed to the doors,
the massive structure of sixteen rooms',
as we have said, has only twelve rooms
filled. The answer Is plain. On three
sides of it nro parochial schools, attended
by children out of German, Irish and
Bohemian families. Many more chil
dren of Catholic parents are In Catholto
schools than formerly! at least the per
centage Is greater. This does not mean,
of course, that there are not many Cath
olic children In the public schools, but
that they are responding more than for
merly to the church's call for attendance
.upon the parochial schools.
In most of the schools the hallways
are wide and entirely free of obstruc
tion, affording facility for passage In
emergency, as we.'l as at other times.
This Is absolutely true of all the newer
buildings, where wide, light, spacious
halls form a notlcc&ble feature. But
In eomo Instances, where old buildings
are crowded, halls havo to .b UBed for
kindergarten purposes. The halls are
almost Invariably artistically decorated
In soma way or other. Pictures and
statuary casts are much in evidence
giving a classical air that surely cannot
but be wholesome In its effect upon
Emphasis Is laid on art and symmetry
as this little narrative will Illustrate: Dr.
Holovtchlner, president of tho, Board of
Education, who Insists on having Lin
coln's and Washington's pictures In the
buildings, was passing through one of the
schools when the principal hailed him
with tho roquest that he provide a "Lin
coln" to match her "Washington." The
two she had did not match at all. The
doctor thought they would answer, but
the iencher, with somo show of Injured
artistic temperament, Insisted that "It
would never do In the world." Think of
the effect of the lack of harmony on the
As to the annexes touched on In the de
scrlpUons of schools subject to displace
ment, Druid Hill school might be added
to this list. It Is all annexes. Base
ments havo beon built to most of tho
latter-day Bchools, even the models,
such as Castellar, Miller Park, Howard
Kennedy and Edward Rosewater. Their
use for school purposes Is now condemned
by Architect John Latenser, with whom
tho board as well as Superintendent
Qraff, are In accord.
"Basements are unsanitary," says Mr.
Latenser, even tho best they can be
made. The air" Is unnatural, ventilation
and lighting facilities imperfect. Some of
the spacious, clean modern basements are
being used for school rooms, where
needed. In some' lavatories and closets
and drinlkng fountains are stationed,
though the model Idea calls for these on
each floor. Some basement rooms, as, for
example, at Monmouth Park and How
ard Kennedy out where the voice and
wll of the peopte Insist on direct expres
sionare used in part as popular meet
ing places. Castellar, Miller Park am'
Central Tark, the schools built on tho
latest model plan, havo excellent audi
torlums in their semi-basements and this
seems to bo the "best disposition to make
of the basement question. Also in the Cas
tellar the basement Is maintained for the
benefit of the community the highly use
ful Institution of a branch public li
brary, with, trained librarians In charge.
Another School Article Soou.
WONDERS OF ELECTRIC HOTEL
A Marvel of Electro-Mechanics
Projected by Wizard tn
M. Georgia Knap, the Inventor of the
electric house, proposes to erect in Paris
a hotel which will bo a marvel of electro
mechanics. In this hotel, for which the name
"Electro-Feria" has been chosen, all of
the services are centralized in the base
ment. Here all of the apparatus re
quired for the service of the restaurant
and the bedrooms Is arranged so con
veniently that tho operator can promptly
supply the needs of any guest by pressing
a few electric buttons, Three or four
minutes are ocupted by a moid In carry
ing up breakfast or the morning mall
to a guest lodged on the third floor.
With the electric system the fame service
can be performed In ten seconds by an
almost motionless operator.
When a guest awakes in the morning
his first desire Is to know what time It
Is. Without rising, he touches a button
at his bedside and Immediately the time
appears on a large luminous dial pro
jected on the celling. If It Is time to be-
gin the new day, another button Is
pressed and a voice, Issuing from the
electric chandelier, asks what Is wanted.
The guest, still lying in bed, calls out to
the ambient air, without using a tele
phone; "Open the curtains and shutters.
Let In the air; It is too warm. Send up
a cup of coffee and my letters," etc.
These orders are promptly obeyed. The
curtains and shutters open and flood the
room with light The top of a chiffonier,
placed beside the bed, turns and extends
Itself over the bed to form a convenient
table. The breakfast and the letters ap
pear on the chiffonier, and in less than
a minute all of your desires are satisfied,
for your room Is connected directly with
the basement, where the operator has at
hand the means of furnishing everything
that you require with a minimum of de
lay and exertloru. '
The restaurant" of the hotel is served
In the same manner. Each small table,
for two or four persons, is provided with
a dictograph, which Is placed In the
lamp shade. You touch a button and a
voice from the lamp shade asks what
you wish. Tou give your order in a loud
voice, without putting your mouth to s
telephone. A slivered platter In the cen
ter of the table sinks and presently re
appears, laden with the food you have
ordered. As soon as you have helDed
yourself the platter again sinks and In
twenty seconds returns with the dishes
ordered by your neighbor. The plates,
I etc, are changed. In a very convenient
and practical manner, by means of a lit
tle dumb-waiter with shelves.
The promptness and rapidity of, the
service are due to the ingenious arrange
ment of the basement. The kitchens are
close beside the service elevators. The
serving tables and dish racks are placed
at Intervals of sixteen feet, arid each
supplies ten restaurant tables, or ten
guests, who can thus be served by a
single waiter. In addition, an "omnibus"
waiter is provided for every eighty
guests, for the work of changing plates,
Each guest receives, with his order, a
check which Is numbered to correspond
with his individual push-button. Pay-,
ment may be made to a cashier at the
door, or by means of the service eleva
tor, according to the system adopted.
Tables with twelve seats, for dinner
parties, will . be operated In the same
manner, except that each dish will move
along the table to the person who has
ordered It, guided by the unseen maltre'
d'hotel with the aid of a wide-angle
The visitor to the basement will see
dishes of food coming automatically from
the adjacent kitchens to the hundreds of
little elevators that communicate with
the restaurant and the apartments, and
soiled dishes going automatically from
the elevators to the electrio washing
The plan adopted fo the electric hotel
Is the result of long study and research
on the part of its projector, M. Georgia
Knap, In collaboration with M. Danger,
the well known Parisian architect. The
bedrooms are constructed and arranged
on an Ingenious system which allows the
little elevators to reach the rooms with
out wasting space or making themselves
conspicuous. The rooms are separated
by corridors two feet wide. In which the
electric wires and the hot and cold water
pipes are placed. There are no radla
tors in the rooms, which are heated by
a novel system Involving no complicated
apparatus. Danger of fire is eliminated
by placing all wires and pipes in con
dutts of fiber-cement. ScienUflo American.
to dyspepsia, liver complaints and kidney
troubles Is needless. Klectrio Bitters Is
the guaranteed remedy. Only 0c For
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Persistent Advertising the Road to
tlr the AVaytlde.
Don't gamble, unless you can afford to
lose. If you can afford to lose, you don't
have to gamble.
Modern authorship Is furnishing text to
keep illustrations from colliding.
The most up-to-date Impressionist Is a
lady In a vUion skirt.
Life s Just one dollar after another.
It is now that the gardener will tell
you that the best fairy-tale book he
knows of Is the seed catalogue.
If Ignorance Is really bliss, this sure
should be one happy world. Judge.
See 1 00 Students Writing It
At Boyles College
18th and Harney Streets, Omaha, Neb.
Wc are teaching "The Machine Way
in Shorthand" to an intensely interested
class. And wc want you to sec these
students write on this machine. "The
Machine Way in Shorthand" is called
Stcnotypy, and is written on a machine
called the Stcnotype. The Stenotypc is
one of the Four Great Machines that arc
saving the most time today in business.'
You have seen its method advertised
in the great national magazines. Now
come and see, in an actual demonstration,
what "Machine Shorthand" is and what
it is doing. See what it enables the aver
.agc young man and woman to do in
Here is a system that enables you to
write "shorthand" with great speed, ac
curacy and ease.
For Stcnotypy is simply plain English
spelling with the silent letters dropped.
The Stenotypc writes it in plain alphabet
type the kind you learned when you
first went to school.
Not one of the usual shorthand char
acters is used. 1
So there is only a little to leam about
Stcnotypy that you don't already know.
Learning to write it is mostly a case of
learning to write on this simple machine,
which embodies only 22 plainly stamped
Come sec the Stenotypc before you
enroll anywhere else. We teach both
the,'MachlneWay"and the "Hand Way"
in Shorthand. Come decide which yoa
want to take.
There are today in business thousands
of successful Stcnotypists. They are
XSSjHjRHIaMPEB. i '
The Fastest Writing
Machine in the World
accurate writers and unusually fast, for
this machine permits accuracy and speed
with ease. And their services, therefore,
command higher salaries than are usu
ally paid for stenographic work.
Students of Stcnotypy upon gradua
tion are getting a premium price for thtvr
services. Because they enter business
widi a degree of efficiency that is not
attained by the ordinary beginner.
Business Men Now Know
The Stenotypc and Stenotypy are now
being advertised to minions of business
men every month. t
Soon every business man who hires
stenographers will know what Stcno
typists can do.
He will know of these 'legible Stcno
type notes which can b traa scribed by
'any Stenotyplst as accurately as by the
one who wrote them notes which are
read as easily a year after they wcro
written as the day they were taken down.
Are Teaching Stenotypy
Stenotypy is being taught today in 315
business colleges in every important city
in the United States.
' Thousands of students, having inves
tigated k, arc now learning to take dic
tation this way.
We are teaching Stenotypy because its
principle is fundamentally sotmd and
right because W. S. Ireland, the in
ventor, an expert Court Reporter, spent
nine years in perfecting it before he an
nounced k and because the Stcnotype
and Stcnotypists have gained a perma
nent place in business.
Come See It Today
Call at our offices today and we will
demonstrate Stenotypy and the Steno
typc. We will show you why so many stu
dents are studying this system. We will
show you how you can write on this
- You are not obligated in asking a demonstration-Bring
your mother or father with you
if you wish.
Yoa will see in this system of' taking
dictation some great possibilities for a,
good start in business and future rapid
So come see the Stcnotype. Learn for1
yourself why it means higher efficiency
and better wlriw,
Tho Stenotypo School
18th a.nd Harney Streets, Omaha, Nebr.
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