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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, MAY 25, 1914.
BRIEF CITY NEWS
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fer It Omaha Gas company. 1500 Howard
street. Douglas GOG.
Walsh and Sathaway rile Ed Walsh,
democrat, for sheriff, and C. I. Hatha
wny, democrat, for state representative,
are candidates who havo raid filing fees
at the courthouse.
"Today's Complete Moris rrotrTsra"
may bt found on the first page of the
classified section today, and appears In
The Bee EXCLUSIVELY. Find out what
the various moving picture theaters offer.
To Vest on Dodge Street George
Crook post and relief corps will meet
this morning at Twentieth and Dodge
streets at 10:30 a. m. and proceed to the
First Methodist Episcopal church.
Postal Clerks' Social The monthly
social of the Omaha postofflce clerks'
association will bp held at Jacobs halt
Tuesday evening. May 16. Following a
short musical program, there will be
dancing and refreshments.
Miss Alderman Recovering Miss
Edith Alderman, one of tho typewriting
teachers at the High School of Com
merce, who was operated on for appen
dicitis Wednesday at a local hospital, Is
reported to be recovering.
Commissioner Withnell 111 City Com
missioner C. II. Withnell, who Is 111 at
his home, Is doing nicely, according to
his physician. His sickness Is not so
rlous. It Is raid, and contrary to a report
circulated yesterday ho is In no danger
of having smallpox.
Students Convalescing Anthony
Hughes and Clnreneo Wnnek, Crelghton
nrts students of fourth high and fresh
man college classes, respectively, are
convalescing from an attack of scarlet
fever, and expect to be back at school
for the final cxnms In June.
On State Press Program C C. Boss
water, chairman of the publicity bureau
of tho Commercial club, and E. V. Par
rlsh, manager of tho publicity bureau,
will represent the bureau on the program
of the Nebraska. State Press association
at the annual session at Lincoln, June
IS to 23.
Burns Bakery rined The Burns
bakery, was fined $10 and costs on four
separate counts In police court yester
day for selling bread under weight The
complaints were drawn up by Inspector
of Weights und Measures John Grant
Pegs. The Burns company appealed to
the district court.
Charwomen taoklntr For some un-
explalnable reason there Is difficulty In
securing a sufficient number of char
women for work In the foderal building,
There are two vacancies at the present
. time, each of which pays $25 a month.
The work requires about five hours each
day, with vacations on holidays.
1 N.w Scottish Rite Masons The
twenty-seventh degree in Scottish Rite
Masonry will be conferred on a class of
sixteen candidates at the Masonic temple.
Sixteenth street and Capitol avenue, Mon
day evening. The Class will be Initiated
by the St. Andrew's preceptory and an
unusually largo attendance of members
of the lodge Is expected for the work.
More Commercial Club Memberi
Seven more Omahans were elected to
membership In the Commercial club by
the membership committee Friday. They
include T. J. Bruner, wholesale Jeweler;
R. It., Otis, loans and Insurance; I. J.
Dunn, attorney; A. J. Slstek, tailor; E. E.
Stickler, Omaha Auto Top company:
Wolter R. Zlnk, real estate; John I.
Pelt Is Promoted In recognition of
the marked ability which he has demon
strated In the supervision of railway
mall service schemes and schedules In
Omaha, and particularly the direction of
terminals, V. S. Felt has been ordered to
the office of the general superintendent
of railway malls, to toko charge of ex
tensive work In connection with the pro
posed Increase in terminal facilities. The
order Is 'effective June L
Aged Woman Wanders from Borne
Mrs. Mary Shean, 82 years old, and living
at 1145 North Nineteenth street, was found
wandering around the railroad tracks at
Second and Pine Btreets late last night by
fishermen living In the nelghborhopd. She
was brought to police headquarters, where
relatives afterward called for her. Ac
cording to Mrs. Shean, she left home to
go to a neighboring grocery store and
Like Finding Money;
Queer Experience of
Pier son D. Smith
"How to make $4,800 without knowing
It," would be an appropriate title for a
little story that Is being told by Pieraon
D. Smith, who divides his time between
Omaha and St. Edward, where he has his
' "How did I do It? Well, I'll tell you.
I had the sad misfortune last winter to
lose one of my sons, who expressed a
desire to be buried at St. Edward, where
he had grown up, and where all his
friends were. I was Just about to order
a monument, when I recalled that we
had a family plot in a cemetery In
Chicago and that there was a family
monument there also, and having busi
ness In Chicago last week, I decided to
look It up. I found that I owned a lot
In Roe Hill about 1,200 square feet
which we had bought forty odd years
ago for about 60 cents a foot, and that i
could sell it easily at $( a foot or $4,S00,
which I have done. I am also having, the
monument, which Is of beautiful imparted
Scotch granite, set up again In our little
ctmetery at St. Edward. Perhaps I
didn't make $4,S00, because I had It alt
tho time, but its just the same for 1
didn't know It."
SCHOOL ANDCOLLEGE WORK
Stirring Round of Events in Nearby
SPUR OF THE CLOSING YEAR
Mnalcnl, Drnmntlr, Oratorical ttnd
Soclnl ActlTltlrn Uncommonly
There was a continuous round of
events at the Kearney State normal
school during the week.
Tho German club plcknlcked at the lake
The bust of Schiller, purchased by the
German club, has been Installed In the
recitation room of the German depart
Mrs. Truax, formerly Miss Grace
Oreeves. and for five years primary critic
at Kearney normal, is visiting Miss Gard
ner during the commencement season.
Monday was Recognition day, when the
seniors, In cap and gown, entered chapel
as a body. Prof. Neale made the address
to the class.
The domestic science department enter
tained the faculty at a tea Tuesday, the
hostesses being the class In serving. On
Thursday afternoon the sewing classes
held an exhibition of articles made during
On Thursday afternoon occurred the
May day exercises of the kindergarten,
One May pole was wound by the children,
another by the juniors and a third by the
seniors. Little Phlllls Johnson was the
queen of the Ma who,' with her lords
and ladles, made a progress over the
lown to her throne. Many cameras were
to be seen In the throng of spectators.
Interesting: Sniiininrj- of the Wpek'n
Last Monday the Young Men's Christian
association staged the annual college
night stunts. The sophomores carried otf
the prize, according to two Judges.
Chancellor Oeschger spent tho last week
In Kansas delivering baccalaureate ser
monsvand commencement addresses for
high schools. '
Lawrence Dey, a junior, preached he
baccalaureate sermon before the gradu
ating class of the Virginia High school.
H. J. Hill, a senior, will locate with
the Christian church at Humboldt after
the graduation In June. He preached the
baccalaureate sermon at Humboldt Sun
day. Mrs. G. 'C. Aydelott, who graduates this
spring from the voice department, jv
her recital In the church Wednesday.
Last week the Young Women's Chris
tian association held a special conference
with a view to Interesting girls In the
EsteB Park summer conference. Thre
girls have signified their Intention to go.
Prof. Bush addressed the Ministerial
association Thursday on the subject of
Roman Catholicism. ,
. The chapel service was divided Friday.
The girls met in the chapel and Prof.
Wampler gave a practical talk on the
position of the body. Tho boys met in
the gymnasium and .Rev. C. R. Neat, pas
tor or tne university church, spoke nn
the relationship of mind, heart and life
to education and religion.
Miss Mabel Cutter, a senior, has been
elected to the assistant prlncipalshlp In
the Rlverton (la.) High school for lext
Miss Annadora Gregory Thursday In
honor of MUs Besse Potter, who Is soon
to leave for Woods Hole, Mass., to take
special course In biology at the, Marine
Tho annual Junior-senior party Satur
day evening In the Congregational church
parlors was unique, taking the form of
a May festival. The Kyest were re
ceived in the outer room where streamers
of gray and pink hung from the festival
pole. The walls were covered with cling
ing vines and trta and flowers were
everywhere, tn the large room a tennis
court among the trees presented an invit
lllsrh School Seniors Entertained by
Co lie ore Stndents.
Among the leaders at the chapel last
week were Trofessor Kent, Mrs. Jones,
Rev. Wilson of India, and Rev. Clark.
tho new minister of the Congregations!
church of this city; Rev. Wilson Is a
cousin of Rev. J. W. Bean of the local
Presbyterian church. The new pulpit In
the chapel now completes the furnishing
Last Friday the seniors and faculty of
tha high school were entertained by the
students and faculty of the college. There
ars eighty-three In this year's senior
class. After being shown through all the
college buildings they went to the college
chapel where a short musical program
was rendered with readings by Mrs. Fer
President Crone spent Monday at Edgar
visiting the schools and the same even
Ing he left for Chicago to attend the gen
Among the happy events of the last
Week was the marriage of Miss Florence
Flrmo of Hastings to Mr. Harry Gueck of
Scnttabluff, both former students of the
Next Sunday evening at the Methodist
church Professor Fuhr will present the
oratorio,' "The Prodigal Son," by Arthur
Sullivan, tn which a large number of the
college students will take part.
CLASS DAY ATPARK SCHOOL
Event Will Be Celebrated with Real
TO BE HELD IN HANSC0M PARK
PnplU of thr KlRhth II Class will
Appenr In Nnrel Entertainment
to lie Held on Friday"
Bullet Through Body
Likely to Prove Fatal
Henry Evans, alias "Hanka" Evans,
colored. a in Jail charged with fatally
shooting John Saunders, alias John Johns,
alias "John the Hog," also colored. The
bhootlng took place near the old Arcade
on Ninth street and was caused by an
argument over a woman. Saunders Is tn
St. Joseph's hospital with a bullet hole
clear through his body and he will prob
Not hint? Sr. fiood for a nnRli or Cold
When you have a cold you want the
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vere cold and cough by Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy two years ago I have
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Vnrlnns Activities of the Week
Prof.- Clemmons delivered graduation
addresses at the following places last
week, beginning Tuesday: Spalding,
Malmo, Stuart, Hordvllle and Kennird;
Prof. Softley at Crab Orchard, Imperial
and Madrid; Mrs. Gilbert at Buda, and
Prof. Gaines at Rosalie, Upland and
The classic class gave a rare demon
stratlon Tuesday Impersonating my
thologlcal characters. Charles Severyn
presided with dignity over the lesser gods
and goddesses, all of whom recognized
his power and strength of personality.
A good-sized and appreciative audience
attended the violin recital of the Union
Literary society. Master Stanly Capps
of Blair, the youthful soloist of the even
ing, won his way Into the good gracs
of the audience with his opening numbers
and received numerous encores, th
"Bee," by Schubert and "Congonctta,
oy iTAmbroslo, being among the extras
given. The vocal numbers sung by MUs
Marie Juhl, alto of Blair, were llkewUo
well received. Mr, Reeker gave two n
Joyable readings, while the college string
club, consisting of Misses Cerny and Kap
pieman, Mrs. Clarence Day, Charles ihr
and J. W. Swlh'art, added two excellent
numbers and one string accompaniment
The scientlflcs did some rare Imper
sonating In chapel Thursday morning
Otmar Zack assuming the role of provi
dent and each of the others In brief
characteristic aneech nr .nnntin.m.Rt.
were typical representatives of the fac
Stndente Paper Edited for Weelr by
The student paper. The "Wesleyan, Was
edited and managed by the Women's
Forensic league this week.
The Coyote staff announce that the
year book wilt be ready for distribution
next Wednesday. The book is said to eur
pass all previous efforts In illustration
Chancellor Fulmer, Vice Chancellor
Schrcckengast and Profs. Venner and
eJnscn have delivered commencement ad
dresses during the last week.
Prof. Knox will give an entertainment
during the district Epworth league con
ventlon at Holdrege next week.
June 1 will bo baccalaureate Sunday,
Chancellor Fulmer will deliver the ad
aress in tne morning and Dr. . Rail of
Denver will preach the university ser
mon In the evening.
Rudolf Eucken. who during 1311-1913
lectured before seven educational Instltu
tlons In this country, has been commls
eloned to lecture before the Universities
of Tokvo and Kyoto. Dr. Eucken will
sojourn for soma months In the land of
the MlKaao. in isw rroiessor juuenen
was awarded the Nobel prize for lit
It Is Announced that the Andrew Car
ncgie foundation for the advancement of
teaching last year paid out ai$.u in re
tiring allowances to professors In colleges
of the United States and Canada, while
In addition pensions amounting to v,vw
were paid to widows or professors, xne
whole number of beneficiaries Is now 403,
and the average annual payment $l,i(H.
The now constitution of the Alumni
association of Adelbert college of Western
Reserve un vers tv. Cleveland, unanimous
ly adopted on the eighth Inst, provides
for a graduate council of fifty members
thlrtv-flve to be chosen from tne tmriy
live classes last graduated ana iiueen v
large. The graduate council will ad
minister the business or tne association
and elect the officer from Its members.
Commencement exercises tnis year at
Rlpon college, Rlpon, Wis., will Include a
class play, "8hertdan s Rivals," to be
given on Friday evening. June 5: and a
pageant play, "The History of Wiscon
sin," on Tuesday afternoon, June 9. The
latter will Illustrate some of the salient
features of Wisconsin history. Prominent
personages will be represented oy me
graduating class and tableaux will be pre
sented. Professor W. E. JUlson has
charge of both events.
Trinity college, Washington, an Institu
tion devoted to the higher education of
Catholic women ana managea ny me Bis
ters of Notre Dame, has two representa
tives from Nebraska on Its auxiliary and
associate boards of regents Mrs. Hugh J.
Gallagher and Mrs. Andrew Amundson of
Hartlngton. The college nas never Deen
without students from Nebraska and
uaiinllv from Omaha, though the state Is
not represented in this year's graduating
Preparations for Christian Worker'
Conference in Jnnr.
Miss Luclle Reed will give a voice re
cital at the college chapel Wednesday
oeiore the congregational club of Crete.
L. D. Jones, '11, of the Lincoln Young
Men s Christian association, has been
engaged to supervise the recreation hours
at the Christian Workers' conference tn
The Misses Pansy Hostetter, Beulah
Wledman, Elizabeth Rough and Lela
Sarnes gave readings at an expression
recital In the chapel Friday evening.
Musical numbers were furnished by the'
Ladles' quartet, MUs Buda Orth, violin
1st, and Jilts Mamie Lenhart, pianist
The Junior class were entertained by
I frightened were they at her appearance.
Over a score of policemen were In the
neighborhood In a few minutes and with
the assistance of men In the vicinity
th entire southeast part of town was
thoroughly combed, hut with no success.
The Utile girl was taken home and
medical aid called. Her condition Is not
believed serious, though the shock may
have permanent results.
The eighth B class of Tark school wilt
have an out-of-door program this year
nstead of holding the exercises In tlje
small hall of the building, as has been
the usual custom.
Hanscom Park has been selected for
this farewell program and all the num
bers have been prepared for outdoor pre
sentation. The band stand will b deco
rated with flag and bunting !by the eighth
A class or tne scnooi.
Another feature of the event Is that It
will be distinctly a class program, the,
members sharing equally and no outside
Another Innovation will be th holding
of the exercises In the forenoon, when
the guests of the class will be the families
and near friends of the pupils and tho
No printed Invitations nor program will
be used and the class will follow closely
the suggestion of the superintendent of
schools to make the exercises simple and
free from needless display and expense.
The principal of the school, Miss Clara
Mason, says that this has been a remark
ably Industrious class. The teacher, Miss
Julia Newcoinb, Is In her room each
morning, half an hour before the required
time, that she may give individual help
to those desiring It.
The program, as arranged for the morn
ing of May 29. apd the names of the
members of tho class of 1914, follows;
Plppa's Song Oratorio: "O Rest In the
Lord." Elijah; "The Heavens Are Tell
ing." Creation; "Lift Thine Eyes." Elijah,
Class Recitation iwlth bird calls)-"Tne
Barcarolle "Silent Now the Drowsy
The Eighth B Boys.
Rounds "The Hunt;" "8prlng Re
turns;" "Greenwood Tree,"
Cantata "Wild Flowers."
The Eighth B Girls.
Art Song "Stara of the Summer
Dramatisation "Nathan Hale."
The Eighth B Boys.
Folk Songs-"NHy Was a Lady;" '.'Old
Black Joe;" "Massa's In de Cold Ground;"
Hymns "Fair Are the Meadows;"
High School Alumni
Preparations have begun for tho annual
reunion of alumni of the Omaha High
school. Tho affair will bv held as usual
at one of the outdoor clubs during the
week following the high schoot gradua
tion. Although not definitely decided, the
date tentatively set Is Monday evening,
President Stanley Rosewater of the
alumni association will call a meeting
of his executive board this week to de
cide the day and'jMace for the reunion.
The program for the affair wilt consist
of a short business meeting and an In
formal dance. The event In recent years
has been largely attended, and It Is ex
pected that thla year's reunion will be. a
The nest Pnln Klllrr.
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to a cut, bruise, burn, scald, etc., re
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ARTESIAN PARK GIVEN TO
DRY NATIONAL COMMITTEE
CLINTON. Mo., May 24.-A. W. Chafln,
the prohibition leader, announced today
that the prohibition national cqmmlttee
had received a gift from H. P. Fnrls
of this city, tha artesian park- of sixty
acres In this city. It was named Uni
versity park and will be devoted to edu
cational purposes for the prohibition
party, annual chautauquas and other re
form work. The park Is valued at $A00U-
Key to the Situation Be Advertising,
OLD FOLKS FIND NEW REMEDY RELIEVES
ALL KIDNEY AND RLADDER MISERIES
Drives Rheumatic Pains Away, i tne kidney niter and sin out mi th.
n yt nit .-j ti j poisonous waste matter from the blood
ivuiiuvuB fmurkuuuu unu aiuu
der Disorders After A
Fow Doses Aro
Sleep disturbing bladder weaknesses,
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other kindred ailments which so com
monly come with declining years, need
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misery to those ho are past the mid
dle age of life.
The new discovery, Croxone, over
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soaks right Into tho kidneys, through
tho walls and linings; cleans out the
little filtering glands and cells, and
gives the kidneys now strength to do
their work properly. It neutralizes and
dissolves the poisonous uric acid sub
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muscles, causing rheumatism, and makes
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It matters not how old you are or
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It starts to work Immediately and more
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It Is the most wonderful remedy ever
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Vou ran obtain an original package
of Croxone at trifling cost from any
first-class druggist. All druggists are
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chase price If Croxone should fall In a
nellevnc CoIIeir Nolea.
The Bellevuo against Doane game of
May 21 nt Bellevue, ended In a victory for
me ueuevue inainns, pcore, m iu i.
rriflpnt w. R. Nlcholl of Belelvue col
lege delivered the commencement address
at the Craig High school and the bac
calaureate sermon at Aucinson.
Dr. .ImtiM M Patton of Omaha, on
alumnus of Bellevue college, gave an ad.
dress to the Young Men's Christian as
sociation of Bellevue college In Fontenelle
At the annual election of the Purple
and Gold, the student publication of
Bellevue college. Paul Ohman of Omaha
was elected editor In chief and Paul Cum-
mlngs. Council Bluffs, business manager.
The Bellewe .college students, faculty
and friends enjoyed greatly a musical
recital given Tuesday evening In CUrKo
hall, Those contributing to the pleasure,
of the evening were Miss Jea'nnette Good
will. Tekamah; Miss Rlsle ?CInnler, Spald
ing. Neb.; miss nmrna ward, jtusnvnie.
Neb.; Yelman Rice, Pierce, Neb.; MUs
Helen Heydon, Ponca, Neb.; T. E. Dun
bar, Omaha: Miss Marguerite Jack,
Tekamah, Neb.; Miss Helen Serviss,
South Omaha, and Miss Taylor, Omaha.
The Haskell oratorical contest occurred
Friday evening with these contestants:
Velman T. Rice, Pierce, Neb.; Ralph Mar
tin. Bellevue; August Zuhlke. Bancroft.
Neb.: John BloomnulsU Spalding. Neb.:
Carleton Yoder. Wymore, Neb.; Mlss,Anna
M. Johnston, uouncu wurrs, ana tiowara
Wilson, Omaha. At the decision of
County Attorney Magney.'Judgo .Leslie
and Attorney Bednar of South Omaha,
the first prize of $15. was awarded to Miss
Anna M. Johnston, and the second prize
of f 10 was awarded to Velman Rice, This
contest Is held annually between the
freshman and sophomore classe. Dr.
Stephen Phelps presided.
Key to the Situation Bee Advertising.
Metcalfe to Talk
The rehabitatcd Jacksonlan club at a
meeting last night made plans for a "low
cost of living" banquet at the Paxton
next Friday. R. L. Metcalfe, former
governor of the canal sone, will be tha
principal speaker. .Others on the pro
gram will be I. J. Dunn, Ed' P. Smith, W.
F. Baxter, Horace M. Davis df Ord,
Frank Shields of Orleans and John Fits
Robert of South Omaha. .Frank Weaver
will be toastmaater.
BACK TO THE OLD SCENES
WANDERS JAMIE CHRIST
Ten-year-old James Christ of Schuyler
ran away from home yesterday and was
found at the Union depot by Officer
Charley Jenson. Little Jlmmle formerly
lived In Omaha' and h wanted to visit
his old playmates. He Is now at . the
Rlvervlew home, where he will be, held
till his parents can be communicated
SEARCH FOR ASSAILANT
OF LITTLE GIRL-FUTILE
Lured Into a heavy wooded spot tn
.Rlvervlew park by a roughly dressed
white man. little 6-year-old ' Elizabeth
Ehlers, daughter of W. A. Ehlers, 703
Bancroft street was brutally treated yes
terday afternoon. When she staggered
out after her assailant had fled, , little
children' with whom she had been play
Ing screamed and ran to their parents, so'
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