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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE- JUNE 7, 1914.
braska Funeral Directors
Annual Convention Omaha, June 9 to 11, 1914
UNDERTAKERS TO MEET HERE
Nebraska Funeral Directors Begin
Three Days' Convention Tuesday.
TO GIVE SOME, DEMONSTRATIONS
apprentice Kmlmlmern fit Sleetlntr
'Will lie Instructed In Some of
the Xevrcr Methods of
Tho twenty-ninth annual convention of
the Nebraska Funeral Directors' associa
tion will open at the Independent Phono
building, Twentieth and Harney streets,
Tuesday morning for a three days' aes
Bioa Altogether about 200 undertakers,
enibalmcrs and salesmen of caskets and
supplies will attend.
They will get together for their mutual
benefit to advanco their profession and
promulgate the latest methods In their
work. The annual business of tho asso
ciation Itself will bo decidedly Incidental
to tho great opportunities afforded, es
pecially to the delegates from the smaller
towns out In the state to perfect them
selves In the art of funeral directing and
the science of embalming.
To UIkcuin Km lilt I mi ii If.
Their deliberation!) and activities will
also havo an Indirect etfect an tho gen
eral public, who will learn from the con
vention that thero Is a proper method of
embalming and burial, as well as a proper
way of tvlng. Tho latest scientific sys
tem of embalming will bo discussed and
actually demonstrated before ., dole
gales to the convention by I'rof. W. p.
Hohenschuh of Iowa City, who makes a
specialty of Instructing apprentice em
banners and showing the newer develop
ments In the science to regular prac
titioners. He will give a tectum and practical
demonstration each afternoon of the
three days of tho convention, using t
cadaver at tho convention hall to Illus
trate His methods and show tho student
embalmers Just how to do their work.
On Friday after tho demonstrations
have been completed and tho funeral
directors havo-adjourned, an examination
of the young men seeking admission to
the profession will bo held at the plant of
the Omaha Casket company. This will bo
given by the Stat) Bourd of Examiners
of Embalmers, who will Issue licenses to
those showing themselves competent. A
considerable number of applicants for
licenses arc expected.
Dinplur of l'urniihernnlln.
At tho convention hall a large and In
teresting assembly of funeral para
phernalia, will be exhibited during tho
sessions. All the prominent manufactur
ers and distributers of caskets, embalm
ing fluids and supplies will be repre
sented with displays of their products.
That there Is stylo even In funerals will
be demonstrated by tho varied exhibits.
A constant tendency to chango and im
prove tho designs and trimmings of cas
kets, to advanco the mechanical equip
ment of undertaking establishments and
to better tho appointments of funerals,
without materially Increasing the cost,
will be strongly emphasized by the big
nrroy of operating and directing facilities
that will be presented for tho exnmlna- i
tlon and study of the undertakers.
"Tho 'high cost of dying Is entirely
mythical," declares a local undertaker,
who has been actlvo In promoting tho
convention. "Embalming, funeral and
burial nowadays arc no more expensive
than they used to be, considering tho
facilities, equipment and service fur-'
nlshed by the modern funeral director.
In fact, wo offer correct, scientific ser
vice now at a lower cost than ever be
fore." Wilt lie niR MrotliiK.
This year's meeting of tho convention
will be the best ever held, and win bo of
great practical benefit to all who attend.
It has been mado possible by the Omaha
funeral directors, who havo co-operated
In arranging the program, exhibits and
demonstrations, and have assumed the
financial responsibility. They Include N.
P. H wan son, Bralley & Dorrance, II.
K. Burket, George H. Brewer, Heafoy
& Ileafey, Louis Crosby and J. A. Tag
gart & Son.
Officers of the association are: II. O,
Castle of Lincoln, president; C. A. Baker
of Holdrege, vlco president; R. B. Skin
ner of Nellgh. secretary; Peter, Morten,
sr., o( Blue Hill, treasurer.
President Castle will call the conven
tion to order Tuesday morning at 9:00
o'clock. Rev. Adolph llult, pastor of the
Swedish Immanuel Lutheran church, will
offer tho invocation, and Mayor James C.
Dahlman will deliver an address of wel
come to the visiting undertakers. William
IIIU of Hebron will respond to the
mayor's speech. The remainder of the
opening session will be taken up with
the appointment of committees, 'the
president's annual message, the reports
of tho other officers, and a demonstra
tion by C. E. Hopping of Beaver City.
Prof. Hohenschuh's first lecture and
demonstration will be the principal num
ber on the afternoon program Tuesday.
National convention delegates and tho
membership committee will make reports,
and new members of the association will
be. Introduced by P. F. Bell of Norfolk.
Reception nt Commercial Club,
Tho Commercial club will glvo a recep
tion for tho members, traveling repre
sentatives, and their wives, at tho club
rooms in the Woodmen building, Tues
day evening. E. V. Parrlsh of tho pub
licity bureau wilt present the famous mo
tion pictures of the tornado district be
fore and after reconstruction. The Elks'
quartet will sing, and a dance will con
clude the evening's entertainment.
Dr. C. W. M. Poynter of Lincoln, sec
retary of tho state anatomical board, la
scheduled for an address Wednesday
morning. Afterward the delegates will
Inspect Fort Lawn cemetery and tho new
crematory there, witnessing a cremation
In the latter.
Addresses will be given In the after-
E. F. BRAILEY
Tol. Douglas 3129
W. H. DOItRANCE
Tel. Harney 3151.
OPEN DAY ANT) NIGHT
BRAILEY & DORRANCE
AND LICENSED EMBALMERS
Telcpliono Douglas ."20. 10T1I and CUMING SXS.
2904 Leaveworth St. Phone Harney 90
Phone Douglas 1060
N. P. SWANSON
Funeral Director and Embalmer
17th and Cuming Street
Established 1888 Omaha, Neb.
Phone Doug. 714
2212 Cuming Street
HULSE & RIEPEN
G. H. BREWER
Funeral Director and Embalmer
. 505 North 24th St., South Omaha.
Phone South 30.
JOHN E. JOHNSTON
DUFFY & JOHNSTON
Fine Funeral Furnishings
at Moderate Prices : : :
Tel. Tyler 1676
717 South 16th Street.
Talk the Sarcophagus Tomb.
It makes satisfied customers.
They make your business. We
are Sarcophagus dealers only.
American Sarcophagus Co., Omaha, Neb.
Lady Licensed Embalmer. Phone Douglas 2984
Undertaker and Embalmer
1235 South 13th Street
JOHN A. GENTLEMAN
AND.... " "
Phone Doug. 1659.
1614 Chicago Street
HE AFEY HE AFEY
Phone Harney 265
2611 Farnam St.
Willis C. Crosby
Funeral Director and Embalmer
Phone Web. 47. 1 524 "North 24th St.
Johnson '& Swansbn
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
2423 Cuming St. Phone Doug. 2342.
Edward L. Dodder
UNDERTAKER and EMBALMER
2224 Cuming St. Phone Doug. 677.
WELCOME NEBRASKA FUNERAL DIRECTORS
1. 13th St. Phone Douglas 1872. Omaha, Neb.
Largest Display in the United States 1215-25 S.
ELKS TO OBSERVE FLAG DAY
Annual Event to Be Staged Next
Sunday is Becoming Institution.
TO GIVE OPEN AIR . PROGRAM
llanscom Park 'Will He 9cen of tho
Celebration Thla Year and an
Klabornte Schedule IUi
' ' Hern Prepared.
Flag day of the Elk U becoming a
national Institution and on June -It of
each year th Bills practice and Preach
patriotism and l.bve of country In 1.400
cities ol the United .State and: to many
thousand of people.
Flag day this year fall on next Bun
day. The local lodge ha heretofore
held these' exercise Indoor, cither In
noon by J. P. Walsh of Huron. 6. D.. and one of the theaters or In It lodge room
James McKay of Sioux City. la. Prof.
Hobenschuh will lecture and demonstrate
embalming again, after which a general
discussion will be held by the delegates.
Manufacturer and Jobbers of Omaha
have planned special entertainment for
tbe visitor on Wednesday evening.
Prof. Hohenschuh will conclude the
convention with a lecture and demon
titration Thursday afternoon.
Local firms which will assist In m&H-
and the, program ha been carried out In
tbe evening. The evening have been
usually hot and dose, and tho attendance
ha never been a large a the fine pro
gram arranged by the lodge deserved.
Bo for the coming Flag day It wa de
termined to hold the exercise In the
open air In llanscom park, and the pro
gram ha been accordingly arranged.
Arrangement are In progress to have
a moving picture film taken of the
ing the convention a uocess are: tne . parade and the exercise at the park.
Palace Horse and Auto Livery company, Ko lodge of Elk in the United States
which will Jurnish car for the use of na, heretofore mado o elaborate ar
the delegates, and Lou! Henderson, who rangement for the observance of Flag
will provide Uie Horai aecorauon at. mo day a8 Omaha lodge la doing this year.
X The exercUe at the park wUl be of
great Interest to the public generally.
The Fourth Regiment band, which will
glvo it usual Sunday concert at tho .park
that afternoon, will havo at least three
number on the Elk program, which will
also Include the full ritualistic serTce of
the Elks, two number by the Council
Bluffs Elks quartet and a Flag day med
ley of "Marching Through Georgia. '
"Dixie" and "Columbia, the Oem of the
Ocean." by, Mies Lyda Pallansch, of loux
Falls. S. D., with a full band accompani
ment Tho patriotic address will be de
livered by .General John C Co win.
J. A. C. Kennedy will' recite the Elks'
"History of tho Flag," and Charles It.
Docherty will give ' tho Elk' '"Tribute
to the Flag."
The band stand on which the exerclsaa
and sneaking will take place will bo
handsomely and elaborately decorated
with flag, bunting, palms and" flower.
Frank W. Judson, chairman of the
Flag day committee, 1 making a strong
personal effort to secure a large a num
ber of automobiles a may be had to
convey the Grand Army veteran and
tbelr wives and other from the Elk'
home to the park. Many Elk have al
ready -olunteered the use, of their ma
chines, which will be from t to 8 o'clock
only. The parade formation will be under
the direction of Major E. E. Sterrlcker,
and the detail will be annouueed during
the coming week.
Tbe Ict Pain Killer.
Bucklen' Arncla Salve w.hen applied
to a cut, bruise, burn, scald, etc, remove
the pain; get a box. c. All druggists.
Latin Students at
with Chart System
An exhibit which called forth much en
thusiastic comment from the eighth grade
pupils and their teachers who visited the
Omaha High school Thursday afternoon
was the Latin chart in room 230. On the
walls of this room, which Is headquarters
for tho Latin department. Is displayed a
series of illustrations which give In
graphic and concrete form an answer to
the school boy's query, "What' the use
The chart Idea originated with Miss
France E. Sabln of Oak Park (I1L) High
school, and the material for It wa col
lected by the pupils and arranged and
printed under the direction of the teach
ers. Tho relation of Latin to the dally life
of the pupil Is shown first, to emphaslxe
the help it affords In the study of Eng
lish. A large number of actual Latin words
such as are used now in English' and
which have not changed their form since
Roman times, arc given.
That Latln Is not a 'dead' language,
but has only changed Its name," la
graphically shown by a colored map of
the Roman empire. Where Latin was
once spoken by the Romans It Is still
tho language of the people under the
narno of French, Italian, Spanish. Portu
gese or Roumanian. For W per cent of
the vocabulary of these languages a
Latin scholar does not need to even con
sult a dictionary.
"U Is the design of out department,"
Miss Snyder says, "to add to our col
lection Illustrations of various other ways
in which Latin Is related to everyday
life. Its connection with the sciences
taught In- the high school Is now being
worked out. How it Is related to success
In various occupations and professions
and its values as mental discipline are
other lines which will receive our atten
tion later. The material to be drawn
upon I practically inexhaustible. The
time and effort expanded by teachers
and pupils we feel Is amply repaid by
the Increased Interest and enthusiasm
which the pupils bring to their tasks."
BRUTALLY TREATED BECAUSE
HE ONLY HAD FIVE CENTS
Because Walter Coleman, Montreal,
Canada, only had 6 cents on his person
when they accosted him under the Tenth
street viaduct, several' strongarm men
brutally treated him and slashed his
throat with a knit. Thirteen stitches
were taken by Dr. H. C. Hubenbeckcr
to close the gaping wound.
Coleman arrived here Thursday on a
visit. He was taken to the police station
wher ehta wounds were dressed.
ALUMNAE OF TEACHER?'
TRAINING CLASS BANQUET
Alumnae of the teachers' training class
of the Omaha schools lunched at the
Hotel Loyal this afternoon. Miss Frances
Thompson, president of the alumnae. In
troduced Superintendent E. U. Graff,
who acted as toastm&ster. Miss Clara
Cooper, principal of the training class,
called the roll and President C. T. Walker
then delivered an address on "The Quali
fications of a Teacher." Robert Cowell
address the alumnae, taking for his sub
ject, "Remlnlscenses and Reflections."
Train Will Make
500 Miles an Hour
LONDON, June 6, While experts con
tinue to d'ocuss the practicability of M.
Bachelet's aerially suspended railway, J.
Esson, a Birmingham manufacturer, an
nounces that he has invented a train
which will travel 6C0 miles an hour, 209
miles an hour faster than tbe Bach'elet
This latest Invention Is of the mono
rail type, but has one of the Bochelet
features. Inasmuch as it will fly after
attaining a certain speed. It does not
rely tor levttatlon on magnetic repulsion,
but on the principles of aviation. It wilt
be a hybrid of a street car and an aero
plane with an overhead trolley and pro.
pellets. The model s driven by electricity.
The Inventor claims that It can attain a
speed of SCO mile an hour with eaie n.nrt
safety and he expects to give a demon
stration soon with a working model.
The train is connected with the cable
at either extremity by rods terminating
In flanged wheels, these rods serving to
convey current to motors fore and aft.
The Inventor declares that the train '
so designed thst when It has attained a
sufficient velocity It will lift Itself from
the velocity buffer spring andj fly. This,
he claims, will mean a huge saving In
Home Through Mud
and Slush of Roads
Automobile navigation through streams
of mud and water that were roads until
Friday night's heavy rains, is not a
pleasant or easy recreation, according
to Dr. R; E. Marble. He and Mrs. Marble
were In the Good Fellowship Boosters'
auto party, but had to desert the party
Friday night on account of an urgent
call for the physician's services In
Thoy went from Beatrice to Lincoln
through the mud anil water after tho
rain, and then came to Omaha by train.
Dr. Marble says he wouldn't undertake
thh trip again. It was so bad.
Another member of the party, O. T.
Eabjinan, alsq camo In by train.
This' makes the second recent auto trip
for Sam Burns, on which h. h.. k
held up by rains. E&rlv in h. i. v..
had to ship his car home by rail and
return on a train.
Franklin Democrats Qritnnlse.
UPLAND, Neb.. June 6. ffin.H.i a
mass convention of Franklin ntintv
democrats was held yesterday at Macon.
Louis Hlnes of Upland was elected county
chairman and II. W. Pool of Hlldreth sec
retary. The following delegate were
elected to the state convention: L. Jl.
Eastman. Louis Hlnes. H. W. Pool. Wal
ter Carpenter, Charles Frlesch. A. L. Heu
reux, Frank Dowd, George Hall, James
Bell, S. T. Hortt. Georse Pxather,