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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 1914.
BEIEF CITY NEWS
SUctrio rani Durgess-Granden Co.
John Bath, florist, moved to ISOt Far.
Fidelity Storaff Tan Co. Douc. 151.
Bar Boot Frlnt It Now Beacon Press.
Monthly Income for Uf Gould. Bee
When yon know ffae llghtlnc you pre
fer It Omaha Gaa company, 1509 Howard
street. Douglas WX.
Bemon Some Onrni Fire partly de
stroyed tho a. Fred Els&sser home at
Benson Sunday night.
Bmho rtned 816 John Sambo, saloon
keeper at 1912 Vinton street, arrested lor
violating tho Sunday closing lawNycster
day was fined $15 In police court.
Carter Back on Jon W.. IL Carter, In
formation clerk at the Union station, has
returned to his desk after an absence of
seven weeks on account of Illness.
ronlon In Omaha J. S. Foulon of
Fairmont, state representative from Flll
mora county. Is In' Omaha on business.
He says he has not yet decided whether
to file for the nomination as representa
tive from his county.
Carr's Case Continued Michael Carr,
charged with operating a "disorderly
house" by policemen, who raided his pool
hall at 104 North Thirteenth street and
found several cases of beer, has obtained
a continuance of his case.
Xielrd's iMtg rractured C. M. Lelrd. an
employe of the Omaha ice and Cold
Storage company, at Eighth and Farnam
streets, Is In the St. Catherine's hospital
suffering from a fractured leg, tho result
of stopping a falling case o oranges from
Writes Story on Tornado Miss Mabel
Earle, 3330 Charles street, a contributor
to religious periodicals, has written a
story based on the Easter tornado of .a
year ago. It Is entitled "The Whirl
wlnd'iKAnswer," and Is now appearing In
serial form In the Christian Endeavor
licensed to Wed William V. Morris.
2311 Dewey avenue, has secured a license
In Chicago to marry Miss Mabel Jenks of
that city. When he loft Omaha Satur
day night Morris did not announco his
intentions of bringing back a wlfo with
him, but said that he was merely going
on a vacation and would return within a
couple of weeks.
Name Against Stole Ed Stole, charged
with petit larceny by Special Officer
Finn, who accused him of. having stolon
a pair of shoes from a local department
store, was sentenced to twenty-five days
in police court. "I guess you stole "em
all right, Mr. Stole. Anyway, your name
Is against you," Judge Foster said In ad
New Closing- Time at Library New
closing rules at tho public library were
put Into effect Sunday. The institution
was closed all day and will be so every
Sunday all summer. Shorter hours wm
also be observed on week days until fall.
All adult departments will close hereafter
at 8 p. m. and tho children's department
at 6 p. m. Tho library opens In the
morning at 9 o'clock.
Has Tall Prom Ladder John Galla
gher, Twenty-seventh ai.u Muouii streets,
employed by the construction company
erecting a building at Twenty-second and
Farnam streets, fell twenty feet and
landed on his shoulders, unhurt. He was
climbing a ladder, and just as ho reached
tho top, It slipped at the base and he
came crashing to tho ground By tho
time the patrol with police surgeons ar
rived be,hadhls clothoa brushed, Up and,
was ready lo go back to work'.
Dr. H. A. Porter to Pile Dr. Horry A.
Foster, twice representative In the Ne
braska legislature, expects to file again
for the republican nomination from Doug
las county. Dr. Foster was in the house
during the term of 1903 and the term cf
1913. Ho Is the father of the nine-hour
working law for female labor, the father
of the honest advertising law, the dental
law, and Is the-man who Introduced the
resolution calling for an Investigation c-t
tho high cast of living In Nebraska a
year ago last winter.
BUTLER ANDRYDER IN ROW
Rumpus in Council Meeting Over In
terest on City Deposits.
ALL THE BIDS ARE REJECTED
Dnnka JVott Pay the City Two Per
Cent nnd Ilntler la Fltchtlng to
Get Another Unit Cent
City Commissioner Dan B. Butter's at
tempt to force the local banks to pay as
much Interest on city money as they do
on state funds deposited In them created
a rumpus at tho council meeting In the
committee of the whole, resulting In Com
missioner J. J. Ilyder declaring he would
make Butler look like a "ninny" Tuesday.
Butler was urging that bids for city
money bo again advertised- for, when
Ityder moved that all bids received1 bo
placed on file and that no action be taken
In regard to the bank that offered a
fourth of 1 per cent Increase. Butler pro
tested: "Seo here," said Ryder, "we've got a
right to our votes."
"Sure." Butler said, "but look"
"Oh, you'ro a great financier, 1 know."
"I know what I'm talking about"
"Yes, and I'll make, you look like a
ninny tomorrow morning."
"At that I would only look like a ninny
ono day In the year."
Ilyder in Mnke Stntentent.
Byder's statement will go into the de
tails of his expenditures as street com
missioner. A statement from the comp
troller's office showed, without explana
tion, that Ilyder had spent, something
like S1.600 more In the same length of
tlmo than his predecessor. Ityder
blamed Butler for tho statement
When Butler Insisted that the city
ought to have more Interest on its
money and that now was the time to
force the banks to pay it Ityder said:
"People we make clerks are not going
to come around four-flushing to us what
to do. I move that this report be
placed on file."
"You'ro trying to build political
fences," said Butler.
"And If I am I Intend to build them
by myself and In my own way."
Mayor Dahlman scolded Butler and
Byder and the tension was relieved.
"At that it didn't raise the fuss I
thought it would," Butler said, closing
The council voted to place tho report
on file and reject all bids.
Banks now pay the city 2 per cent
Interest. Butler argued that at least
2'4 per cent should bo paid.
DEPOSITS OF STATE BANK
PASS THEMILLI0N MARK
Deposits In tho State bank of Omaha
have passed tho Jl.000,000 mark and are
.still Increasing rapidly. The State bank
is Omaha's newest banking institution,
but it has been popular ever since Its
opening. Competing with other banks,
all of which aro national and of more or
less long life, the officers of the State
bank were confronted with a rather dif
ficult task. But they buckled down to
work and In a remarkably short time
were enjoying large deposits. Now they
have over Jl.OCO.OOO on tho deposit books,
and the amount Is constantly growing.
A balcony has been Installed to give
needed space for conducting the Increas
ing business of the concern. Tho addi
tion gives the Institution more room for
the bookkeeping and auditing depart
men'ts and has been placed in the rear of
the room occupied.
Tho officers lay considerable stress upon
the bank's success because It Is organized
under the "guaranty of deposit" law.
Albert U Schantz, president! J. R, Cadn,
Jr., vice president, and Cashier F. N. High
are all enthusiastic about the outlook
ami anticipate that the crops of the state
are going to do much this fall toward in
creasing the Omaha clearances.
CITY WATER SERVICES
SHOW A BIG INCREASE
Water services havo Increased 22 per
cent In the last four years, according to
a statement prepared by General Man
ager.R. B. Howell of the Metropolitan
"These figures represent about that
much increase in population." said Mr.
During the months of April and May,
1914, 365 new consumers ordered and re-
reived services, which was an Increase of
ilxty-flve over tho number of new serv
ice jot me same penou in xvio.
COMPLAINTS ARE FILED
AGAINST HOTEL OWNERS
City Prosecutor Fred w. Anheuser, at
the Instance of detectives employed by
Police Commissioner Kugel, has filed
complaints against Harry Schwartz,
owner of the Keystone hotel, 1318 Doug'
las street, and A. White, owner of the
Palm and Oxford hotels. The charge Is
owning and renting rooms used for tm
White Is a pawnbroker at 1103 Douglas
street and Schwartz Is the owner of the
Grand hotel at Thirteenth and Jackson
streets, In addition to owning the Keystone.
Samson to Entertain
on Saturday, June 20
Saturday. Juno 20, is traveling men's
night at Ak-SarBen den. It Is so de
creed by King Ak-Sar-Ben, and the king
Is sending out Invitations to all the
traveling men whose names ho 'could bet
hold of In Omaha. Tho Commercial club
furnished the. names of the men from
lists carried by the various manufactur
ing and Jobbing houses of the city. There
aro some- 1,390 In the list that Is being
invited. The Commercial club is also
sending out "a personal Invitation to the
men to be the. guests of Samson on that
It Is something of a new departure to
set aside a special night for a given body
of men, as the regular show and initia
tion night at the den is Monday night.
Saturday nights, however, arc- tho only
nights that most of the tru Ing men
can bo caught In town, and for that
reason Samson decided to break the rules
and give the boys a good time on a Satur
Five Young Boys
Found at Richland
Five young boys, all between the ages
of 11 and 14 years, who ret out Sunday
afternoon to go swimming In the Papplo
creek were missing from home and were
objects of a county-wide hunt by offi
cials. The missing boys were Joseph Am
bler, 13 years old, 2615 Recs street; Gail
Taylor, 13, Twenty-fourth and Mason;
Gilbert Gagnon, 1013 South Twenty-fifth
avenue; William Melcholr, II, 1015 South
Twenty-fifth, and Archie Gorman, 11,
Twenty-third nnd Mason.
The lads were found Monday afternoon
CADETS .GO TOANNUAL CAMP
Take Early Train for Missouri Val
ley for a Week.
LIEUTENANT TEST IS IN CHARGE
Members of the Fncnlty Accompany
. the Cadets, While Athletic
Snperrlnor I'tirm In Ie
tntled for the Week.
Four hundred Omaha Itlgh school ca
dets entrained this morning for Missouri
Valley, where they will spend a week In
camp. Tho cadots formed on the high
school grounds and marched to tho Union
depot, where many mothers, sisters and
well-wishing friends gathered to see that
all went well.
C. E. Reed, nowly elected principal of
the Omaha High school; Vice Principal
J. F. Woolery and Coach Thomas E. Mills
accompanied the cadets. Athletic Super
visor R. L. Cams was detailed to spend
the week with the young cadets.
Superintendent E. U. Graff and Captain
Strltzlnger, commandant of cadets, will
visit tho camp Tuesday, by which time
tents will be pitched and the oncamped
cadets will be organized for tho week's
play and work.
Tho cadets will break camp Saturday
anl return home.
Lieutenant Test has been appointed to
havo chargo of the camp for the week.
He directed the entraining and accom
panied tho cadets to Missouri Valley,
where ho will oversee the work of pitch
Chambers to Show ,
His New Dances to
W. E. Chambers of this city will demon
strate at the convention of the national
association of dancing masters. In Clevo-
land, June 8 to 20, two new dances, which
he asserts are bound to be among thoao
clamoring for popular favor. The new
dances are tho "Kiss Waltz" and the
"Kiss of Spring."
According to Mr. Chambers, these two
dances will bo accepted without the crit
icism leveled Ht the tango and other fad
aanccs, Decause iney are Doth clean una
dignified and held to elevate the art
rather than drag It down. Mr. Chambers
is now in Cleveland and firmly believes
that his new steps will meet with the
universal approval of his fellow dancing
masters, as they are unanimous In tholr
opinion that the modern freakish dances
Y. M. C. A. SECRETARY COTTON
TO VISIT CADET ENCAMPMENT
Arthur Cotton, International secretary
of the Young Men's Christian asBoda-
tlon for work among high school boys,
will be a visitor nt the Omaha High
school cadets' encampment at Missouri
Valley Tuesday. He was In Omaha thla
spring and is popular with the high
school lads. A special meeting of the
cadets with Cotton as the principal
speaker will be held at the camp. State
Secretary J. P. Bailey and General Secre
tary E. F. Denlson of the Omaha asso.
elation will accompany Cotton from
Omaha. They will make the trip in Sec
retary Bailey's auto if the weather and
"Y" GETS SECRETARY TO
Employment of a regular secretary ex
clusively for work, among high school
boys Is a new departure Just arranged
in the state organization of the Young
Men s Christian association. A. B. Crum,
now a secretary of the association at
Wichita, Kan., has been retained for the
new position In Nebraska, and will take
up his duties with the opening of schools
in the fall.
Kidney Troujile nnd Weak Hack.
Signs, of breakdown in health. Elec
tric pitters gives sure relief and lasting
benefit from It's use. 50c and SL AH
Get Illd of the Torment of Itheu
uememoer now spry and active you
were before you had rheumatism, back
ache, swollen, aching joints and stiff,
painful musclesT Want to feel that way
again? You can Just take Foley Kidney
Pills. For they quickly clear the blood
of the poisons that cause your pain, mis
ery and tormenting rheumatism. For
sale by all dealers everywhere. Adver
ALMOST LETJOUT THE SECRET
Paving Contractors Fighting for Job
Nearly Tell Price Reason.
DIFFERENCE IN THE FREIGHT
Work Cotlnr Forty-Nine Cents Per
Ynril Store In Omnhn Thnn tt
Dura In Iotrn Towns ninmr.il
nn Ilnllronil Itnles.
Paving contractors, fighting for Jobs
beforo tho city council, almost gave away
trade secrets when city commissioners
wanted to know why paving laid In
Iowa towns for 31.21 cost H.S9 In Omaha.
One contractor said he could answer that
If his competitor would answer why he
charged 11.65 for povemrnt In Omaha nnd
laid tho samo thing In Sioux City for
$1.83 per yard.
"Freight rates," said ono contractor,
and thero the discussion came to an end.
A contractor, J. H Cathroe. whoso bid
for paving Decatur street from Twenty
ninth to Thirty-fourth was rejected, of
fered to pay tho expenses of tho city
commission If they would bo his guests
on a Jaunt to Sioux City to Inspect tho
paving matertnl for which he Is ngont.
"You don't know what kind of pave
ment granite concrete Is," said Cathroe.
"I'd like to show you what it Is so thnt
you can know what you're voting on It
other propositions come up. I Invite tho
council to go with mo to Sioux City at
my cxpenso at a very early date."
Mayor Dahlman said It might be well
to send tho commissioner of public Im
provements over, but tho contractor said
ho wanted the whole city commission to
Property Owne.rs Appear.
Property owners in three paving dis
trict oppeared to show the council whHt
had been done, what paving they wanted
and who wanted it
Tho Decatur street Improvement was
granted to the agents of asphaltlo con
crete. Burt street will be paved with
Egyptian vertical fiber brick from Lin
coln boulevard to Thirtioth street Kim
street from Vinton to Twentieth will bo
paved with Purlngton brick.
Busy paving contractors had secured
signatures to all kinds of petitions for
paving these streets, but as no petition , pair money goes to pay for repairing as
had a majority foot frontage, the duty I phalt pavement. I don't know why It Is,
of designating the material devolved upon
During tho discussion of tho several
paving materials Street Commissioner J.
J. Ryder said:
"Ninety per cent of tho pavement re
but that Is true."
Several women were among those who
appeared beforo the council to urge des
ignation of favorite paving materials.
Everybody reads Bee Want Ads,
MAYOR OF ROME TO PASS
THROUGH CITY TONIGHT
Ernesto Nathan, ex-mayor of Rome,
ltaty. will go through Omaha this cvo
nlng on tho Vnlon Pacific overland lim
ited. It Is said that the noted foreigner
carries with him a cortlfled check for
$400,000 for Incidental expenses,
In Boxcars to Haul
In anticipation of bumper crops along
tho Burlington In the mlddel western
states, all of the available box cars of
that railroad are being moved to the
western states, to be ready for the record-
making crops which will start to move
about the middle of the present month.
WIthtn four weeks it is believed that
all of the box cara not In use on the east
ern 'divisions of the Burlington will be
brought west to tho agricultural states,
where bumper crops are promised this
season. Every side track along the Bur
llngton routo In the agricultural states
will bo filled with box cars in anticipa
tion of the rush of grain which Is ex
pected to start about the middle of July.
N. H. fyoomls, counsel for tho Union
Pacific, returned Monday from a trio
over the Urlion Pacific lines in eastern
"During the years that I lived In Kan
sas I have never seen anytning that
would approximate the crops In Kansas
this year," said Mr. N. H. Loomls. "In
every field I saw, tho wheat was higher
and better developed than It has been In
Kansas for many years, and there Is no
chance for Kansas to make less than
a record-making yield this season. The
Kansas hard wheat Is famed the nation
over, and the quality nnd quantity aro
both liable to set a new standard for the
United States this year."
Crop reports from tho Burlington, as
well as the Northwestern railroad, indi
cate that every crop In Nebraska and the
contiguous territory is In better condi
tion than It has been for many years.
General heavy rains throughout Ne
braska and other mid-west states has
shown the small grain crop to be In bet
ter condition this year than ever before.
FREIGHT TRAIN WRECK
BLOCKS BURLINGTON TRACK
Burlington freight train No. 70 was de
railed a short distance east of Cambridge
Sunday night nnd three passenger trains
we're delayed from two to seven hours
each. Ten freight cars were ditched as
a result of tha accident, which occurred
from a burned Journal. No serious In-
JurlcsAvcre reported at Burlington head
quarters as a result of the wreck.
RETAILERS TO CONSIDER
STEVENS BILL THURSDAY
The Associated Retailers ofOmaha aro
to consider the Stevens bill, now In con
gress, when they meet Thursday evening
in the regular monthly meeting at tho
Paxton hotel, The Stevens bill seeks to
give the manufacturer the power to dic
tate to the retailer at what figure his
goods of given brands ehall be retailed.
HEN ALSO MOTHERS A
YOUNG JACK RABBIT
Little Waneta Coolry, 2123 Bristol street,
Is the heroine among all her young play
mates. She possesses a hen which moth
ers a young Jack rabbit in addition to a
brood of little chicks. The rabbit and
chicks get along In perfect accord and
furnish amusement for the entire neigh
borhood NAVAL RECRUITERS GET
WORD TO ENLIST YEOMAN
The Omaha naval recruiting station has
received orders to enlist yeoman at the
rating of landsmen for yeomen, at an en
trance salary of $17.60 per month. How
over, all who desire to enlist In this
branch of the naval service will receive
$33 at their first promotion, which is
likely to occur very socn after enlistment
UNION PACIFIC FINED FOR
VIOLATING SHIPPING LAW
Two fines of $25 and $100 have been
assessed against tho Union Pacific rail
road company In United States district
court for violations of the law requir
ing that cattle be fed and watered
every twenty-eight v hours while In transit
The smart style found in
it not there by accident Every model 1
dciigntd to mtct ih ttylt dtmandi of particular
drtitcri. From lh loft laundcrtd ntaliq with
French cufti to lh plaited boiom iiylc with laun
dered eulfi theft it a McDON ALD model for every
outdoor and indoor need. McDonald Shtrn art
(old at molt food daler from J 1.00 up
Designed and Tailotrd ttn
America' j Foremost Union
Shirt Shot by the K. L.
Company, at SI. Joseph. Mo,
Storo Honrs, 8:30 A. M. to 6 P. M. Saturday till 9 P. M.
.Montlny, Juno 8Ch, 11)11. HTOKK NKWS 1X)U TUHSDAV.
Sixteenth nnd Ilnrncy Streets.
Here's a Remarkable June Sale of Dainty
Voile BLOUSES for Tuesday at $1.29
WE'VH announced from this section from tlmo to tlmo this season what wo considered very special
values in blousoB, hut at no tlmo wore tho valuos of such great lmportanco as those for Tues
day at $1.29. It's Indcod a blouso buying opportunity that soldom happens, so do not miss It.
Values Are Way Out of the Ordinary
There's a wldo ranco of tho season's cleverest styles from which to chooso. Fresh, crisp, & )A
now offocts In plain, striped or fancy voiles, trimmed In. ovor so many dainty and pleas- j j
lng ways with oinbroldory, laco, oto. Wlion you bco thorn you'll agroo thoy aro ox- ' JL
tretno values at '
Btuyss-Naih Co. Second rioor.
Everybody reads nee Want Ads.
FOR SALE BY
1519-21 Douglas St.
H. B. AXUTSTEXXT
Extra Special Value
Table Second FL
tablo of muslin
untion garments nnd petti
coats that were 59o to
Extra Special Vnluo Table,
South Aisle. Main Floor.
LINEN handkerchiefs for
men and women, hem
stitched or ombroldorcd, brok
en lino or initials;
wore 10c to 15c;
Tuesday special, oach
Extra Spcclnl Vnluo Tablo,
Near Elevator. Muln Alslo.
LACES Including Point Paris,
Normandy vals, shadow
vnls, etc., mostly edgos to 5
Inches wide, woro
10c. to lfcc, Tues
$22.50 Axminster Rugs, $16.73
in the June Sale for Tuesday
ROOM size 8-3x10-6 feet, in a beautiful selection
of now patterns in floral and oriental designs,
extreme values at salo price Tuesday.
In the ECONOMY Basement
$1 and $1.30 White Waists, 67c
TT'S a samplo lino from a big manufacturer. Including whlto
JL crepes, ombroldorcd voiles, Ungorlo cloths, otc,
Thn stvlo rango Is very wldo: nil tho now Idoas, In
cluding tho 'drop shoulders, silk cord around neck,
etc., $1.00 and si. no values, at
91.05 Wnsh Skirts, Tuesday 08c.
Mado of Ilcdford cords, pure Jlnon and poplins, In tunic QQ
stylos as well as plain; SI. 96 values for.
12 Ho natistc,
nt (I He
Dainty floral, spray
and figured doslgns;
hundreds of pat
terns await your se
lection ; 12V4cfi 1
cambric or muslin,
yard wide, for un
cases, etc., 17 1
Ity, I 2
gauzo, yard wide,
regular 5c quality,
yard . .
Bursrsii-Hftih Co. Economy Bftsament.
Mi lH 1 i M $3.50, on
t 99k WdB MP It will bo
m V?fr?yWF mW ay storo In
M sj JEm Heo windows
In Economy Basement
Sale of Women's Low
That Were $3.00 and
sale at 98c a Pair
biggest ovent of its kind announcod by
Omaha for a long tlmo.
Tuesday evening papers for particulars.
jBurgess-Nash Co. Everybody's Storo 16th and Harney.
The way to get the full joy of strawberry time without
any of its discomforts is to eat the luscious berry with
hredclecl Wheat Biscuit
a combination that means health and strength for the
warm days when the appetite is fickle and the digestive
powers are weak. All the meat of the golden wheat,
ready-to-serve, ready-to-eat a dish that puts you on
your feet. Get the Happy Health Habit today.
Heat one or more Biscuits in tho oven to restore crispness ; then cover
with berries or other fresh fruit ; terve 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 kind just
the meat of the golden wheat, steam-cooked, shredded and baked.
The Shredded Wheat Company,
Niagara Falls, N. Y.
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