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IIIK BfcE: OMAHA. WJill.NJiNllAY, lliDlUAKl II, l'JX-i.
EYE GLASSES MUST GO
Says a Now York Physician
tore Is His Froa Proscription:
SCHEME OF CROOK IS FOILED
Barry Hammond, Well Known Crim
inal Arrested in Omaha.
"Many who wear glasses could dls
ponso with them. Only ordinary
care Is necessary. The eyes of old
and young should bo properly bathed
night and morning. ThUj Is moro
important than cleansing teelh,"
says he and then he goes on to say:
"Tho following treatment is worthy
of fullest confidence, it is scientific,
Immediately effective and positively
harmless to the weakest of eyes. Go
to any drug store, get a tubo of Op
tona tablets, dissolve ono in a two
ounce bottle of pure water and batho
the eyes two to four times daily.
"What is generally known as eyo
strain will soon bo banished while
the muscles and nerves aro permlUej
to perform their normal functions.
It helps diseased oyes and it keeps
good oyes healthy; it Is absolutely
harmless In every way: does not
smart or burn, has a wonderful-of-feet
on granulated' lids and is cb-.
pcclally recommended, for dull,
bleary or glassy eyes. It helps all
eyes and should bo in every homo
for uso In emergency.
The following extracts aro from let
ters received from users 0f this: pro
scription; "I used Optona, ono week for a, coltf In
my eyes; It diil me a great deal or good.1,
"My eyes have been -falling for years.
I am suro Optona Is doing them good
and shall continue Ub uic."
"Have only been using Optona a short
time. My eyes are improving wonder
fully." "1 And Optona very satisfactory and
recommend It .wherever 1 find nn' op
portunity, i find It very soothing."
"I've been benefited by Optona nnd In
tend to follow tho - treatment."
"Uavo been ualmr Ontona for about
three months and It has greatly Improved
"My eyea have been oore for several
years; were red and Inflamed. Used
everything recommended and gained no
relief. I had my eyes examined nnd wpro
classes for six 'months. I read of Optona
and thought I would glvo It u trial. Am
glad to bn able to state I got satisfac
tory roller. Have only used about half
a box of Optona and have not worn my
Kinases since. I feel my eyes do not re
Many others havo made similar re
ports. If your eyes bother you, have
the above prescription filled; it may
do wonders for you. Do not bocorao
a victim of neglect. You perhaps
valuo your eyes moro than any other
organ, theroforo its your duty to pro.
tect them. This free proscription has
given relief to thousands. Adver
RESPECTABLE PEOPLE DUPES
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it a strong nerve tonic No alcohol.
Bela for SO years.
A Yr Doctor. kSiftflui:
Posing as a United States secret serv
ice agent engaged In running to earth
Japanese spies thought to havo In their
possession plans of Pacific coast fortifi
cations, Harry Hammond, said to bo the
ex-convlct whoso criminal genius has
made him known to the police In many
Mutes, would havo enmeshed an Inno
cent girl and an entire respectable fam
ily from Seattle, Wash., ln another of
his schemes only for timely work here
upon ' the part of local police and the
detectlvo bureau of tho Union Pacific
He was arrested with his victims while
on a Union Paclfla train, as It pulled
Into Omaha on a warrant Issued against
him by the United States government,
charging Impersonation of a federal of
ficer. Hammond will be given a hearing be-
iforo II. B. Daniel, United States commls-
floncr, this afternoon. Authorities In
"hargo of the enso believe that ho will
'ter a plca'of guilty and be bound over
hold on bond.
'immond, while In Seattle, had passed
umber of worthless checks, tho ortl-
in said, and one of theso cost an Ore
on Short Lino conductor 115. This was
reported to tho railroad headquarters
and when railroad detectives here and
Pollco' Officer Jenson took him from tho
train, they found Clara I.antz, 22 years
old', t)t Seattle, and Mr. and Mrs. C. A.
Lorlng of tho same city, with their four
small children, traveling with him.
l'nssrit Mnni Checks.
All wero brought to headquarters and
Questioned, 'and thcro Hammond not only
confessed to having passed the $13 worth
less check, but said ho had passed one
for $357 In Scattlo also, and had bought
all tho railroad tickets with tho money.
Newspaper clippings found In his pock-
tbook told .of. his being wanted In Sac
ramento, Cat., for absconding with V00
from an Odd Fellows lodge there, and
thcr clippings told of other crimes and
of a past criminal record.
To; Captain Heltfcld lit said that ho
met Lorlng ln a print shop In 8cattlo
and triat he represented himself to him
an a secret service man, and, offered to
Ive hint a good Job In Chicago. When
Lorlng 6bjccted on account of his family.
he asked him to bring the family along'
nnd hlroa maid to take care of the chll-
ren. This was done, and Miss Lantz
was engaged to net as the caretaker of
the children. Arrived In Chicago, it was
his plan, he said, to advertise In nows
papers for applicants for secret sen-Ice
portions, nnd when ho collected suffi
cient application fees to skin and let tho
consequences fall upon Mr. and Mrs.
Lorlng and tho LanU girl.
rosea nn Prisoners.
Tho confldenco tho clrl and the mar
led couple placed In Hammond was re
markable. Ho showed them telegrams
addressed to himself, ln cipher, and
which he said wero Instructions to kill
certain Japaneso who knew too much
about this country's military affairs.
This tain was believed, and when the
train pulled Into Omaha and Hammond
was preparing to pass another worthless
check, slgnod by himself. h)' t'eld the
family to pose as counterfeiters, under
arrest. Then he told other passengers
thot Mr. .and Mrs. Lorlng and the' girl'
were counterfeiters nnd that he. as a
federal, officer, had coptured them and
was taking them to prison. This much
established, -he would have had ' no dif
ficulty In passing another check on the
passengers to whom he told the story.
His arrjest .Interrupted this. gamcaa, well,
us me pians no naa maue ror the Chi
cago scheme, he told Heltfcld.
The stories told by Lorlnsr, his wife
and the I.ants girl agreed lit ivcry de
tail and the police Here,-have no doubt
but they are only victims of Hammond's
While the girl and Mr. and Mrs. Lorlng
wero being questioned their children, two
boys, aged 5 and 6, and two girls, aged
3 and 7 years, played about In the cor
ridors at headquarters and the old Jail
resounded with their laughter and
Drelde on Punishment.
The? wero taken upstairs to the
matron's department to be cared for dur
In the night and today it will be do.
ciaca wnower Hammond will bo sent
back to California and Washington for
his fraudulent financial transactions or
turned over to local federal authorities
for Impersonating a federal officer.
C. L. Patterson, chief special agent of
tho Union Pacific, and C. A. Lowell.
wun uiucer jenson, maue the arrests.
According to one clipping found ln
Hammond a possession, his criminal
record dates back to when he was 11
years old.. He Is now about 33. The
clipping says that Hammond first served
a, term In a Michigan reformatory and
later has been In tnltentlartes In Illi
nois, Kansas, Colorado and California.
Ha served ono term In Leavenworth,
Kan., for impersonating a federal officer
several years ago.
When the realisation that his game
was up dawned upon Hammond, he
laughed and said to Captain Heltfeld:
,"Lorltg and his wife were easy. It's
tunny, ain't It, how easy a smooth talker
can fol peoplo who are really Intelligent
with the most foolish kind of storlesT"
iieiueta answered that It certainly Is
ATTIIACTIO.NS XW OMAHA.
Auditorium l Kodak 'exhibit. -Brandelst
-Teg o My mart."
Mme. Ottlllo Mctzger gave a song re
cital at the Prandels theater yesterday
afternoon, which not only rewarded
every one who attended lor their Interest,
but moro than delighted them by giving
them tho opportunity to hear such splen
did singing. Miss Thurston, tua harpist,
dlfnppolntcd Miss Hopper at tho last mo
ment, but Mine. Mctzger was generous,
which amply made up for tho absenco of
Mme. Mctzger has a great, deep, glori
ous contralto voice, which Is remarkable
for Its beauty of quality and width of
range. It is full of certain rich, dark
shades 'which give It an Irreslstable ap
Ieal, and which add a pathos to tho tone
In tho songs of serious vein, which Is
wonderfully effective a sort of back
ground of deep foliage, against which tho
tonal picture stands forth all tho moro
clearly In Its harmonious setting. Sho
has wonderful hrcath control, and sings
with tho utmost cf.se and assurance. Her
voice Is evenly developed throughout Ha
wldo range, and Is capablo of the many
nuances the artist may desire. She Is
Intensely dramutlc, and her singing - Is j
masterful and artistic In every way. Her
work throughout showed seriousness,
sincerity and faith In tho highest Ideals.
Her program was well selected, and un
usually well suited to tho voice. An Im
passioned Interpretation of tho recitative
nnd aria "Ah, Mon Flls" from "Le
Profct," by Meyerbeer, opened 'tho pro
gram and was followed by tho "Happlscho
Ode," by Brahms. She sung thin with a
nobility and reposo which Is seldom
The two Schubert songs wero pro
foundly Impressive, nnd tho charming
"Volkslled" by Weber, which closed the
first group, brought for an encore, tliu
morry "Untcr die Mechandcrbaum," by
Hollaender, which was sung with a
whole-hearted Joyousncss delightful to
The second group opened with three
songs In Kngtlsh, "The Cross," by Harriot
Ware, tho wondc.rfulty dramatlo "Cry of
Ilachel," by Salter, In' which tho heart
breaking anqtilsh of the mother was
thrilllngly expressed ami "Mother
O'Mlne," by Tours. Mme. Metsger'a
English, whllo tinged a little with Oer
man flavor, was distinct and understand
able, and for tho first tlmo that tho
contralto over attempted songs In English
upon .a program It was very successful.
Her enunciation In French nnd especially
In her own German was a raro treat, and
a valuable lesson In clarity. "L'Houro du
Pourpre," by Augusta Hblmcs, with IU
peaceful atmosphere, mudo an appro
prlatc close to the group. In tho last part
of tho program Mine. Metzgor not only
lived up to tho reputatjon which sho Jiad
established, 'but 'oven surpassed herself
In It. "Tho Threo Gypsies," by Liszt was
given brilliantly, and tho beautiful "Ich
Trago Melne Mlnno," by Strauss, which
followed, was so full of tender sentiment,
and was sung with such a beautiful
legato, and wealth of feeling, that It was
graciously repeated. "Traum Durch dlo
Dammerung" was likewise most artist!
colly and musically glvpn. An attractive
now song "Der Arbeltsrnann," Brcchcr
closed the program. Extra numbers wero
"You'd Better A sit Mo;" by Lowo, nnd
tho "arta "Sluedillo" from "Carmen"' bj
Bizet. At the close of the program Mmo.
Metzger was 'recalled ngaln and" again.
The last time she appeared sho brought
with her the reluctant Mr. Smith, who
His been In'oUr 'city ub 'an "accompanist
many times before, nnd whose accompani
ments aided considerably ln the after
noon's enjoyment It. M. 11.
Nothing with a moro winsome and ap
pealing daintiness has been seen at the
Orpheum. Dazlo Is tho headline feature
of an cxcolUnt bill.
Harry Lauder and his company of In
ternational artists engaged for his first
round-the-world tour comes to the Bran
dfls for one day only, Thursday matinee
and night, February 12.
"Bought and Paid For" will open an
engagement of two nights and Saturday
matinee at tho Brandeis on next Friday
Ilobert Hlchens- powerful stago storj
of tho monk who went out In tho desert
Ir. search of happiness, Is moro absorb
ing than tho novel which has tho dis
tinction of oelng the best seller In the
book trade In both England and America.
This story won dramatized by Itobcri
Hichcns and Mary Anderson, who made t
It Into onef the most powerful drnmus
that has Men Been in recent years, una
a capable jumpany will present It during
tho whole of tho week, beginning Sun
day evening, February 15, at the Bran
ded theate.-. The advance sole indicates
un unusually proritamo engagement. '
It would difficult to Imagine a I
harder worker' or moro energetic fun-r-.aker
thuir is Pnntomlmlst Blllio Illchle.
who Is responsibly for tha continual flow
of Iuilghbr- during tho performance of.
"Vanity Fair" burlcsquers nt the popular
Claycty this week. Thursday afternoon
tho managjmcnt will present a timely
stuvenir to cveryono attending the grand
patriotic matinee In honor of Lincoln's
birthday. Ladles' matinee dally all week.
FUNERAL OF JUSTICE
The funeral of the late Justice of the
Peace William Altstadt will De nem
Thursday afternoon at 2 o clock at his
late residence, 1913 South Sixteenth street
Tho pallbenrcrs will bo selected from
the Veteran Firemen, justices or tne
poaco and Douglas County Pioneers. Tho
body will Ho In stato at Iiuise s ticipen a
undertaking parlors Wednesday, where
friends may call to pay their respects.
Following will be pallbearers:
Leo Jankowsky, C. O. Hunt.
Peter Uescr, namuei u uura,
Louis Barker, Ed Leeder.
ChlcnRO to Mineral "Wells.
Officials and members of the Chicago
i.am with rooter menus win
leave Chicago by spcclol train on Feb
ruary 28 tor juinerai weuo, .., j"
training camp of the Chicago club of tho
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"lien llur" Comes Again.
Two Important bookings are announced
by Mr. Zehrung, manager of the Bran-
HIh rtw . .1 A ImI iviulr In Xt,.h T1aI1
Ilur will come on March 2. 3 and 4, for
tour performances and on .March b "ite
hecca of gunnybrook Farm" comes for
an engagement of ono day only, matinee
Promise by ht t'rrm AK-n(.
"Pec o My Heart." the most success
ful comedy over seen ln Omaha, Is at the
uranaeis tor tnrce moro performances,
tonight and matinee and night Wedncs.
Rarely Is thcro an ai presented In
vaudcvlllo that peoplo care to see twice
in the same weSk: but there Is ono now
at the Orpheum f so distinctive n qual
ity that It remains fresh in its fanclful
ness, even though you may sec It more
than twice. It Is tho whimsical panto
mime, "Pantaloon," by J. M. Barrle, In
which the -lotabie American dancer. Mile.
Dane, is seen to admirable advantage,
Nothing is bo annoying: to
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MOTHER FAILS IN RACE
TO SECURE HER CHILD
SEDALIA. Mo., Feb. 10.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) Residents of this county wit
nessed a thrlllfng automobile race this
afternoon between Lamonte and the
Saline county line.
In the first car was Mrs. Bessie Brown
of Orand Ijland, Neb., and her 3-year-old
dauahter. whom the mother hail 1M.
Try bail-Toae. Boo naped from the home of Its grandmother,
..TMnbu. t ' Pcrcllla Hlggenbottom. at Lamonte.
Tree. Address aallatona Kerned
Co. tt 7, au t,iHAm , oatcaca
M troc as
ll i a few 4r
Mttbuut a surgical
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In the second car were Deputy Sheriff
Love and Constable Metz with a hand
icap of thirty minutes. Both cars trav
eled at top speed, but the. officers In .a
high-powered car overhauled Mrs. Brown
and child before they reached the Saline
Mrs. Brown and child were brought to
Sedalla on a writ of habeas corpus to
night By agreement the child became
a 'ward of the probate court pending re
sult of divorce proceedings by Mrs.
Brown and was restored to the grandmother.
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Two of the Largest Manufacturers of Piano
Compelled to Sacrifice Their Stocks. High Grade
Pianos and Player Pianos Are Now Offered at Half Price
The condition of the money market forced several manufacturers to sacrifice their
SUrPOur Mr? Schmoller, who was ln tho east, took advantage of this opportunity and purchased for Bpot cash
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piano-buying public Uio benefit of our wonderful buying power, and offer reliable Instruments at prices mai
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NEW AND USED BARGAINS
Former Price. Sate Price.
Voight Upright Piano $300 $150
Wagner Upright Piano $350 $175
Stanley & Son Upright Piano. .$350 $175
Weikert Upright Piano $225 $ 65
Pease Upright Piano $300 $100
Emerson Upright Piano $450 $245
Harvard Upright Piano $325 $165
Peek & Son Upright Piano... $250 $110
Arion Upright Piano.. $325 $165
Rudolf Upright Piano $300 $145
Schmoller & Mueller Upright
Piano $450 $225
Former Price, Sale Price
Rnddisnn Unrifht Piano. ... v .$350
Steger & Sons Upright Piano.. $425
Majestic Upright Piano $350
Steger & Sons Upright Piano.. $400
Richter Upright Piano $350
Steck Grand Piano $800
88-Note Player Piano $600
Technola Player Piano $525
Pianola Cabinet Player $25o
$400, $5oo and $000 Square
Pianos go at . .$20, $25 and $40
$40, $50 and $70 Organs go
at $7, $12 and $15
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