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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, MAY 12, 1914.
BRIEF CITY NEWS
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ter It Omaha Oaa company. 1KB How
ard itrceL Douclai 606.
Oobdrlcb Onarantod Qardas Kom
half-Inch Whirlpool, five ply. llUo foot
at Jas. Morton & Son Co. Buy now.
Audtnon Fays riling' Too Fred An
derson, camito for state representa
tive on the republican ticket, haa paid
his filing' fee in the office of the county
McAvoy Ooti Bay In Jail David Mc
Avoy, 2S5S Chicago street, charged with
being drunk and abusing his family was
arraigned in Jail -without costs. It de
veloped in court that McAvoy had con
fined his abuse to loud talking.
O'Brien Baying' Stook T. J. O'Brien
of the lienshaw is back in Omaha after
a visit to his ranch north of Sutherland,
Neb. He is buying horses and cattle for
the ranch, and spent tho day at South
Omaha looking over the offerings on the
Traffic Men to licet Members of the
Interstate Commerce club will meet Frl
vday evening at .the Young Men's Chris
tian association to discuss questions now
before that body. This will be the sec
ond meeting of the club, which is made
up of men Interested In freight traffic
Ryder a Grandpapa City Commis
sioner J. J. Ryder is a grandfather. A
girl was born Saturday night to Mrs, A.
R. Erhard, his daughter, at the Erhar-1
apartments. Tenth and Forest avenue.
Mr. Erhard Is employed with Paxton &
Gallagher, where he has been for several
Iismbrt 3aok from East Assistant
City Attorney W. C. Lambert, back from
a trip to Minneapolis and Philadelphia,
at which latter placo he took depositions
for use in the dollar gas Injunction suit,
will appear for the city in the gas hear
ing set for Thursday morning, before
Judge Munger of the federal court .
Johnson Advised to ave - Tows
George Johnson, colored, living at 1333
Howard( street, was arrested at Twelfth
and Jackson streets Sunday afternoon
where he was threatening a teamster
with a revolver. Johnson was given
ninety days In Jail, the sentence, being
suspended, provided he left the city be
Belay Change in llffhts The plan to
redistribute city lights, ns proposed by
the city electrician and the park com
missioner, haB been laid over for thirty
days by the city commissioners. The
postponement was made on motion of
Mayor Dahlman and Its adoption is prob
ably contingent on tho adoption of the
new light contract proposed by the elec
tric lighting company.
Smith Bemalna In Omaha Marked im
provement in the condition of E. Fred
f-mlth has resulted iita change of plans
for him. Following a severe attack of
pneumonia, he was advised by physicians
to- go to Colorado In order to secure a
speedy recovery In that climate. He
therefore resigned' his position as clerk
at the Uenshaw hotel and made arrange
ments to go to Colorado Springs June 1.
Now however, the docors say that the,'
change of the climate will not be neces
sary, so Smith will remain In Omaha.
M'VANN RETURNS. FROM,
E. J. -McVann has returned from Kan
sas City, where he represented the Omaha;
brick Jobbers and the Kansas Brick Pro
ducers' association In a hearing before
the Interstate Commerce commission on
the proposed increase of freight rates of
brick. The hearing was held on May i.
The brick shippers of Omaha and Kan
sas territory contended that the proposed
12-cent rate would prevent the ship
ment of Kansas brick Into Iowa and
are asking the commission for a rate Lot
to exceed 10 cents per 100 pounds.
MODERN WOODMEN TO HAVE
. SPECIAL TRAIN TO TOLEDO
Nebraska Modern AVoodmen of Amer
ica have designated the Northwestern as
the official route over which they will
travel when they go to tha head camp
meeting to be held at Toledo, O., June 16.
As .the rate question 'Is 'expected to be
brought up 'at the head camp meeting of
the' Woodmen, Nebraska will send a large
delegation. Jfrom Chicago the delegates
will, go over the Lake Shore. There will
be.ienpugh of them so that they will have
a special train.
HARNEY STREET BEING
REPAIRED BY RYDER
Street Commissioner J. J. Ryder has
"detailed a force of men to clean up Har
ney street, filling in and repairing cuts
left by publlo service corporations. Thnia
cute have been left open for about a year,
said the street commissioner, under the
pretense that work was being done.
Whether or not work Is being done the
street commissioner ordered his men to
nriake repairs' and to haVe anyone -who
MRS. G. TOWLE AWAITS
y HUSBAND AT VERA CRUZ
A cablegram from Mrs. Germalne Towle
was received in Omaha Sunday saying
that she had arrived at Vera Cruz from
Mexico City and would stay at that port
until hex husband Joined her. . Ha is still
at the Capital city of the republic ar
ranging his affairs to get away. The
message, which was sent to E. B. Towle,
stated that Mexico City was far from
being in a normal stato of composure.
BELLBOY CANNOT APPEAR IN
COURT TILL HE GETS CLOTHES
John Miller, bellboy, living at 6U
South Sixteenth street, was arrested Sun
day afternoon for Stealing a suit of
clothes from his roommate. At police
headquarters the suit was taken from
Miller's person and returned to the
owner. The offender's trial will be pro
longed until 1 can knlt himself a shawl
to appear In police court in.
BUILD FREIGHTMUSE SOON
Northwestern is Asking for Bids for
the New Structure.
IS TO BE '700 FEET' IN LENGTH
General Mnnnsrrr Wnltera nrpnrta
All Cropn In the Ilrat Condition
They llnrr Hern In
General Manager Walters of the North
western is Just In from a tour of Inspec
tion over the company lines west of the
Mlssurl river and coincident with his
return comes the official report that Im
mediate construction of the In-bound
freight house will be commenced. Bids
for the new building are being asked and
It Is proposed to have it finished nnd
ready for occupancy about the time fall
business starts, not later than Septem
ber 1. .
The new ln-bound freight house of the
Northwestern will start at Fourteenth
and Webster streets and extend north,
taking In that portion of tho old build
ing now there. It will bo one story In
height, forty-five feet wide and 700 feet
long. Its cost is estimated at $35,000. It
will be of pressed brick, with metal roof
and will be equipped with all the mod
ern appliances for handling freight
cheaply and expeditiously. The new
building will have a floor area of 31,600
In addition to tho construction of the
freight house, 120,000 will bo expended In
grading and laying team tracks In the
vicinity of the building.
Relative to his trip over the western
lines, Mr. Walters asserts that ho has
never known of a time when crops of all
kinds have been looking as well as now
at this season of the year. All through
tho northern and northwestern portions
of the state there has been an abundance
of moisture and winter wheat Is far ad
vanced. Farmers have commenced plant
ing corn and the acreage promises to be
larger than usual.
FOUR HUNDRED OMAHA ROAD
MEN SPEND SUNDAY HERE
Four hundred of the train and station
men on the Nebraska division of the
Omaha road spent Sunday In Omaha and
left for their homes Sunday night and
Monday morning. They were here to at
tend the annual family meeting at Myrtle
hall Sunday afternoon and were ad
dressed by D. V. Sholes, general agent.
At the hall during the afternoon the
Omaha railroad men were the guests ot
the company, cigars and light refresh
ments being served. Aside from the ad
dress by Mr. Sholes, tho meeting was
given over to a general discussion of
business matters and getting acquainted.
Workers to Meet in
June at the Capital
A Rural Betterment Institute, Intended
to meet a want long felt by country min
isters nnd other men nnd women workers
Interested in rural problems, will be hold
on the state university farm campus at
Lincoln, Juno 11 to 17. Arrangements have
been mnde for It by a committee of tho
university faculty. In co-operation with
the university pastors nnd the Young
Men's and Young Women'. Chrlstln.i
association secretaries of the school.
The program, which will soon io c ffl
cially announced In the University Jour
nal, contains many addresses and con
ferences' calculated to be helpful to
preachers throughout the state, nnd n
larRo number ot such workers are ex
pected to lako advantage of tho oppor
tunity offered hy the Institute.
Among the speakers secured for tho
sessions are: Rev. Matthew B. McNutt,
field secretary of the department of
country life of the Presbyterian "hurcli
In tho United States; Chancellor Samuel
Avery, Head Dean Charles E. Hessoy nnd
Denn Burnett of the University: Prof.
William A. McKeever of the University
of Kansas, Prof. Alice Loomls of tho
home economics department of the i.nl
verslty. Miss Jessie Field of New York
City, national secretary of tho Young
Women's Christian association for 'own
and country work ; many of the professors
of the unlvcrolty's agricultural colleuc.
and these Nebraska ministers: Rev. N.
P. Olney, Colon; Rev. Jesse Wilson. Ray
mond; Rev. C. H. Bancroft, Tekamali;
Rev. H. II. I.lndeman, AlnswortU; Rev.
Cecil Philips, Panama, and Rev. F. W.
The Persistent nnd Judicious Use of
Newspaper Advertising is the Road to
CROP REPORT OPTIMISTIC
Burlington Review of Week Sums
Up Conditions as Favorable.
CORN PLANTING 00INQ AHEAD
Xrnrly Unit of the XcciIIhk In Over
With In the .Southern Part of
N'clirnsUn Plnnt In I i
Inch, with Greeley Center reporting tlJ.
Clay Center, 1.12; Republican Cits. l.M,
Sargent, i. and Osmond, 2 Inches
.The weekly report of the Northwestern
Indicates 100 per cent conditions on wheat
all over Its territory nnd plenty of mois
ture. Tha ground, tho report says, Is
thoroughly soaked to a depth of two or
three tfrt. Corn planting Is being hur
ried along, and the alfalfa fields are
about ready to be cut for the first time.
In Its soli and crop report the Bur
lington Is even more optimistic than one
week ago. lUlatlvc to winter wheat, 'n
slfmmlng up. the veport says:
"Conditions In Nebraska during all of
last week were fa vol able. The low tem
perature and the abundance of moisture
kept tho wheat stoollng nnd thickening
on the ground. Tho ground Is now well
covered and the danger from winds blow
ing the dirt away from the roots of tho
growing grain hus pasced. Tho possible
lack of moisture later In the season Is all
that can prevent nn enormous crop."
The condition of tho winter wheal
growing In Burlington territory Is as fol
lows, the comparison being made w.th
Division! Per Cent. Division. Per Cent.
Omaha 101 Lincoln iOl
Wymore 103 McCook "js
Notwithstanding tho low temperature
of last week, corn planting progressed
ra;ldly, according to tho Burlington's re
port. It Is estimated that in the southern
nnd central portion of the stnto nenrly
50 per cent of tho acreage is planted,
while farther north It Is estimated at 10
In some fields In the southern counties
the corn is up and this week will be
given Its first cultivation.
The report indicates that while the
precipitation was not heavy generally
during the week, It was well dlstrlbutpd.
As a rule It ranged from one-half to an
BARRETT.AND JOHNS GET
! t A It CCMTCMPC CflR ClRUTIIMR
11. L. Barrett and V. John eneaced In
warfate at Sixteenth and Corby streets
Sunday nrternoon. rcarn participant was
stationed about thirty feet from the
other, and armed with brickbats were
making things hum. Just as Johns re
ceived a bat behind the left ear Officers
Dolan and Creel happened along and
brought the belligerents to the station.
In police court they weie each given ten
days' suspended sentence.
HOME-MADE CANDY FOR
THE Y. W C. A. CARNIVAL
More than 100 pounds of candy, the
product of the Business Girl's club at lh
Young Women's Christian association. Is
to be on sale at tho Auditorium Tues.
day evening, when gymnasium stunts w.ll
hold tho boards. The candy Is all "home
mado nnd the variety Is as great as tho
longo In taste of tho girls who made it
Store New for Tuesday.
Sixteenth nnd llnrney Streets.
A Sensational Sale of
In the Economy Basement
LOCAL ELKS WILL GO TO
THE STATE CONVENTION
Twenty-five of tho Omaha Klks will
leave for North Platte last night, oc
cupying a ear on the Union Pacific.
They go to, the state convention of the
THE GARD CASE HEARING
Hearing of tho plea of abatement of the
indictment for alleged perjury against
Wesley Gard, brought by the Douglas
county grand Jury, has been postponed by
Judge English until he can examine the
files of the case now in his possession.
The attack is a technical one and is
being brought by Card's attorneys,
Brome and Brome.
FIND COPPERHEAD SNAKE
IN BUNCH0F BANANAS
A fine specimen of copperhead snake
was discovered in a bunch of bananas
at the Norman Rothols establishment,
516 South Tenth street, when the fruit
was being handled. The snake had been
numbed by the effect of the cold In the
refrigerator cars and was easily captured
alive. The bananas had been shipped
BIG DEMAND FOR TICKETS
TO Y W. C. A. EXHIBITION
Tickets have been sold for all the re
served seats for Tuesday's gymnastic ex
hibition by girls of the Young Women's
Christian association at the Auditorium.
To meet a continued demand for admls
slon to tho exhibition unreserved scats
and standing room tickets are now being
sold. About 350 girls and young women
will take part In the affair
'and all other
Common Dishes Made Uncommonly Good
A few rich spices will add to the goodness
ot almost any dish. Stewed tomatoes, for
instance, axe nothing new to the family, but
next time drop some Tone's Cloves into
ihem while cooking. They'll have a sur
prisingly good flavor and will be a new
treat to the whole table. Many . soups,
meats, vegetables, etc., can be thus im
proved. Of course, you must have the
richest spices to get the taste-tempting flavor
needed. .Ve tell you, and so does your
grocer, that you can depend upon
Always 10c a package
TONE BROTHERS, Des Moines
Blander of the Famout Old Golden Coffeg v
Relieve Bladder Distress and Weak
ness. Painful bladder weaknesses and Irregu
lar, sleep-disturbing action soon disap
pear when the kidneys are strong and
healthfully active. Take Foley's Kidney
'Pills for that burning, scalding sensation
Irregular, painful action heavy, sore feel
Ing and distress. You will soon be rid
of the irritating acids that inflame and
scald the bladder, and will like the prompt
tonic and restorative effect the quick re
lief from pain and distress and the de
cided good results. No others work so
well and so quickly. For sale by all
dealers everywhere, Advertisement.
may be found in this wholesome, nourishing combina
tion the choicest product of the Northern fields and
tle most luscious fruit of the American garden,
Shredded Wheat Biscuit
an ideal dish for the warm days when the body craves relief from
heavy foods. All the body-building elements in the whole wheat made
digestible by steam -cooking, shredding and baking. The only cereal
. breakfast food that combines naturally and deliciously with fruits, fresh
or preserved. Try this delicious dish tomorrow morning for breakfast
Heat one or more Biscuits in the oven to restore crispness; then cover
with berries or other fresh fruit ; serve with milk or cream and sweeten
to suit the taste. Better than soggy white flour "short-cake" ; contains
no yeast, no baking powder, no fats, no chemicals of any kindHut
the meat of the golden wheat, steam-cooked, shredded and baked.
The Shredded Wheat Company,
Niagara Falls, N. Y.
IT'S not often that wo resort to tho use ot superlatives
in our advertising, but here is a case where we feel
All the high sounding words of the English language
could not convey to you the true importance of this sale.
Tho waists nro all whlto nnd crispy now 1914 blouso and plain
fitting 8t'loB the surplus nnd broken assortment of n big manu
facturer who willingly let go at a big sacrlfico In order to clean
his stock of all tho tag ends of tho season.
More Than Fifty Charming Styles
From Which to Make Selection
Including such materials as lawns, batistes, voiles, laces, all
over embroidered white voiles, china silks, etc, with tho newest
collars; long, ai and short slcevos. All sires represented; a waist
biOing opportunity that comes but onco In a long time. Four groups:
Waists intended to retail
for $1.00, choico Tuesday
Blouses intended to retail
for S1.75 and $2, Tuesday
Burgess-Nash Oo. Everybody's Store 16th and Harney.
Blouses intended to retail
for $1.25-$1.50, Tuesday
Blouses intended to retail
for $2.50 to $4, Tuesday
Store News for Tuesday.
Sixteenth and Harney Streets.
That Were Priced $2.00 to $10
For Quick Disposal Tuesday
'THAT'S the way we offer -our
entire stock of untrimmed hats in the
Main Section, Second Floor. Not a single one reserved.
Every imported Milan, Milan-hemp, leghorn nnd
untrimmed lace hat, in black, white, burnt, new blue,
brown, navy, etc.
It's your opportunity to como and make tho best
of it; choice for $1.00.
Darffeii-Naih Co. 3cond Floor. .
Burgess-Nash Co. Everybody's Store 16th and Harney.
LOST ! !
Have you tried to get it back?
Grab a telephone quick and
call Tyler 1000. Most people
are honest and a little ad in
the "Lost and Found" column
of THE BEE will enable the
finder to locate you.