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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1914.
BRIEF CITY NEWS
Bath, florist, mo-ed to 1804 Farnam.
Har. Root Print Xt Now Beacon Press.
Ufa Monthly Xnoom Gould. Bee Bldg.
rid.lltx Btoraff. fc Van Co. Doaff. 1S16.
Elfht-Xnoh Elsctrio rana for homo use,
17.60. Burses-Granden Co.
When yon know ffaa lighting: you pre
fer It Omaha das Co.. 1509 Howard St.
"Today'B Complete Movie Program"
may be 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.
Wellman to Speak Elmer M. Wellman
will speak Sunday evening1 at 8 o'clock
at the Dletz Memorial church.
XTew Boy In the Klg-glni Home A baby
boy of husky proportions was born to Mr.
and Mrs. U Earl Higgtns yesterday. Mr.
Hlgglns Is the retail manager of the N.
Mantel Cigar company.
Combs to Wind Clock T. li. Combs
& Co. have been awarded the government
contract for winding and repairing the
clock In the federal building here. The
bid accepted was at the rate of $60 per
year, the contract going to the low
To Submit Court Bouse Plans Wil
liam W. Rose, former mayor of Kansas
City, Kan., and J. P. Miller of Lincoln,
ntchttects, stopped In Omaha on their
way to Tekamali, where they will submit
plnns for Burt county's new court house.
Mr. Rose Is the man whp ran for mayor
four times In two years and each time
won. The supreme court several times
Bobertson Piles for' Legislator More
new timber Is getting Into the race for
the, legislature from Douglas county.
Hugh C. Robertson, who has been prac
ticing with his father, B. N. Robertson
in Omaha for the last three years, has
Just filed for the democratic nomination
for the house. Robertson was graduated
from the University of Nebraska in the
class of 1909, and finished his law course
In Crelghton Law college In Omaha two
Rummer 86U00I Attracts the Boys A
school has actually been discovered which
email boys are willing and even anxious
to attend, 'the summer vacation school
conducted by the Young Men's Christian
osoclatlon. The youngsters spend hslf an
hour in the gymnasium every day play
ing and having a good time. Twice a
week, on Tuesday and Thursday morn
ings, they all go swimming in the cool
plunge, and ore also allowed to take spe
cial swimming lessons at other times.
MANY VISITORS EXPECTED
Lots of Out-of-Town Quests Looked
For at McHugh Dinner.
RESERVATIONS ARE GOING FAST
FIVE PETITIONS FOR
DIVORCE ARE FILED
The following divorce petitions have
been filed in district court:
Sarah Duke-Lochmlller against Wll
llnm TiMhmfllAi.' r.vi i l 1 1 1
Eva Miller against James Miller;
Annie E. Hill against George S. HIM
Margaret Brown against John IL
Brown: desertion dIIktM
Mamie H. Stanley against Jameff
jiujiicj, crueny alleged.
MRS. WEAVER. OVERnnMF ry
HEAT DOING HOUSEWORK
Mrs. Pearl "Weaver, 62 North Nine
teenth street, was overcome by heat
while doing housework. Police Surgeon
Folte was called, and after giving-' the
stricken woman treatment she rested
Oxer Ttto Hit ml ml Alrcndr Spoken
For anil Tickets Mnt He Secured
Not I.retrr Thnn Thnr
in addition to over 200 Omaha alumni
of the high school who have made reser
vations for the big complimentary dinner
to be given for Miss Kate A. McHugh at
Happy Hollow Friday evening, a number
of out-of-town people will also come hero
especially for the affair. Several of
them arc coming all the way fromvIlllnols.
Five women who were former students
of Mien McHugh -when sho was at Qalenn,
111., before' coming to Omaha, have writ
ten that they will be here to Join In the
tribute to the retiring educator. Mrs.
Frank Whitman, nee Miss Halite Patter
son of this city, haa already arrived
from Belvedlre, 111., and will attend the
dinner. Others from out-of-town who
have already made reservations are Dr.
and Mrs. H. S. Gillespie of Mapleton, la,,
and Edmund McCarthy.
As the Happy Hollow club cannot ac
commodate nt oi-o than 300 persons at the
dinner, and over 200 reservations have al
ready been made, the committee In charge
expects that some alumni may be disap
pointed In their desire to attend. It Is
announced that every person must sccuro
a ticket not later than Thursday after
noon from the committee or at the Ryan
Older graduates will bo on hand In
good .numberu. The classes of 1S9G to
1900,' which were the first six to have
Miss McHugh as class teacher, will be
represented at the dinner by seventy
graduates. Recent classes havo also
made many reservations, the class of 1WS
alone making twenty-nine.
Frank H. Woodland will be toastmaster.
The affair will be entirely Informal. The
committee says that any women who
coma alone will be furnished escorts
LOWER COURT REVERSED
IN EAST OMAHA ROAD SUIT
Club is Organized
The Colored Progressive Republican
club at a meeting In George Watson's
hall, 3116 North Twenty-fourth street,
Tuesday evening elected officers of a per
manent organltatton and appointed com
mittees whose duties will be to organize
the colored voters in each ward.
The purpose of the club, as stated In
the constitution adopted, Is "to secure
tho negro his share of political represen
tation, which he has been steadily losing
for the last fifteen years."
Two hundred attended the meeting.
Officers elected wcrei J. E. Jeltx, pres
ident: H. 11. Taylor, vice president; R. C.
PAINTER HADSAID GOODBYE
Was Preparing to Go to Serve Sen-
tenco When Pardon Came.
MANY SIGNED HIS PETITION
I.nynl Wife Snld She Knew the. Par
don Wonld tome, n Frank
Knew .Nothing of Dynn
111 He Plot".
Appeals Her Suit
A damage suit ngamst IoMlt. L. King,
prominent young Omaha business man,
brought by Mrs. levl A. Gardner of Chi
cago, his former mother-ln-lnw, Is the
sequel to his sensational Injunction suit
of a year ngo by which he compelled his
mother-in-law to leave his home here.
Mrs. Gardner lost the ilnmnRe suit In
county court and has appealed to district
The supreme court has reversed the
district court In tho lawsuit In which Re
ceiver C. T. Dickinson of the old Omaha
& Nebraska Central railway sought to
hold stockholders for the benefit of cred
itors the difference between what they
paid for their stock and Its par value.
Important points of corporation law
were Involved in tho suit. The tecelver
won in Judge Troup's district court and
the defendants appealed, alleging that the
creditors had knowledge in advanco that
the stockholders had not paid par value
TO GIVE AGENTS A PICNIC
The Omaha agency of tho Great West
ern Accident Insurance company will
give a picnic and open nlr meeting at
Miller park Friday morning and after
noon for the agents of the company in
Nebraska, Iowa, western Missouri and
eastern Kansas. After tho celebration In
the open air a banquet will be given at
the Loyal hotel In tho evening. H. O.
Wllhelm, manager for Nebraska, and N.
D. Herdllnger, assistant manager, will be
in chargo of the affair. Among the guests
will be President Hawley from .the homo
office of the oompany.
CONDEMN WHITE SLAVE FILMS
T. F. Sturgess of Social Service
Board Talks at Mission.
AFTER BOARD OF CENSORSHIP
RxnlKlnn Pnlillc Welfare I.rnnnr nnrt
Tells of the Work Which Will
He Undertaken by This
Unless local theater managers adhere
moro rigidly to a contract made with
the Social Servlco board some time ngo,
with regard to the ccnsorahlp of wild-cat,
white slave, and blood-and-thtlndcr
films, an ordinance will bo introduced
Into the council, providing for a license
for the showing of any movtng-plcturo
film. Thin ultimatum was delivered
Tuesday afternoon by Mrs. Berths.
Gctxschmann of tho Social Service board
who Is In chargo of this phase of the
work, according to T. F. Sturgewi, chair
man of the board, at the Summer School
of Missions yesterday.
Mr. Sturgess expressed himself as high
ly Indignant at the number of "wnlte
slave" films which have been approved
by the National Board of Censorship, mil
spoke of the charge that had been made
that this board was controlled by Ill:n
manufacturers. "Six months ago there
waa such an Influx of these plays that,
we wrote to tho National Board asking
them for what reasons these plays wero
permitted to be shown. We received
no reply. Three weeks ago, wo sent a
rocHKipreil letter to the same effect, but
havo still received no roply. so wo havo
Just taken the matter up with the in
ternational Board of Censorship.
Kxpliilm New LrnKne,
Mr. Rtureees outlined the plans of the
t,wlv.nreanlred Public Welfare league.
Two committees have been appointed to
begin the active work of tne organiza
tion, one comnoscd of Miss Kate Mc
Hugh, retired principal of the Omaha
High School, Frank Kenneay, eauor 01
ih Western Laborer, and Mr. Sturgess
himself, who will constitute the program
committee and Miss Efflo Reed, princi
pal of the, Kellom school; Mr. nower 01
the Young Menu' Christian Association,
and E. D. Gcpson of the Fort
School for Boys, who will pre
pare a survey of the city and IU re
quirements along the lino of soclal'":en-
ters and playgrounds osiaonsnmeni.
Tickling; of the Throat
miirklv rollnved hv Dr. King's New Dls-
I covery, tho great cough and cold remedy.
A safe and sure medicine, we ana i. aii
Got anything you'd like to swapT Use
the "Swappers' Column."
While saying goodbye to friends, prefa
tory to going to Fort leavenworth federol
prison to begin serving a two-year term
Imposed following tho Indianapolis trial
of union Iron workers for alleged com
plicity In dynamiting plots, Frank K.
Painter received word from wasmngion
that his sentenco had been commuted by
"I felt It coming nil tho time," Pnlntor
said. "But as this, wos tho last day of
freedom for me. If tho president didn't
commute tho sentenco. I was ready to go
to prison voluntarily."
"It's happy news for me. yet 1 know It
was coming," his loyal wife said Joyously
n.t.n ) Innmpil Pnlnter's sentence had
been commuted. Sho led tho efforts here
to raise bond for him, and when tho sen
tences were confirmed by the higher
court In the spring sho worked almost
day'anrt night for three days getting sig
natures on tho petitions for her husband's
Mntiy Slirn Petition.
Over 5,000 signers were secured In that
short spaco of time. Among the leaders
In circulating tho petitions were Mayor
Dahlman, Charles K. Fanning", C. L.
Shamp, Sam K. Grcenleaf, Tom Flynn.
Charles Wlthnell and many other Influ
Painter had been employed on the struc
tural Iron work of tho now United States
National bank building. Sixteenth and
Farnam streets. He and IiIh wlfo live nt
25S2 Harney street. Ho had laid otf from
hi u-nrk nnii went HroAV tho city to
say good byo to all tho friends who had
helped him slnco tho case began almost
two years ago. Ho was going to pack his
things this afternoon and take a train
n ifonn ntv. tvhern more than a score
of other men convicted In tho cato planned
to meet and go to tho Lcavenworin
Painter had Just said goodbye to Sec
retary Greenleaf of tho local Odd Fel
lows' lodge. Then tho news came that
his sentence hud been commuted by the
president. Slnco then he hos been be
sieged by hundreds of friends, anxious to
congratulate him that he -has been
cleared by tho president's action.
Tho Odd Fellows have been very actlvo
In his behalf. Secretary "Greenleaf wrote
to Senator Norris, who Is a past grand
master of the order. He became convinced
of Painter's Innocence and urged his par
don. Many local men, Including Churlqs
Fanning, who went on his bond, have
worked constantly to secure his pnrdon.
Mayor Dahlman said at noon:
"We all believe Painter had nothing to
do with the dynamiting, and that he didn't
even know about It. All ho did was in
the line of his duties aa local secretary of
his union to report each Job of structural
Iron work here, whether union or non
union men wero doing It."
Now that his sentence has been com
muted Painter will continue working here
on the bank building.
court Sho nsks S10S to be paid out of the
injunction bond furnished by Mr. King.
When Mrs. Gardner lett the King
home sho was accompanied by her daugh
ter, Dorothy A. King, nnd togethor they
returned to their home In Chicago. Mrs.
King later returned and secured a divorce
from her husband. A legal battle since
has been waged over the attempted col
lection of alimony nllowed by the court.
Mr. King Is manager of tho Omaha
Wool and Storage company and Is tho son
of C. H. King, president of the company,
Kverybody reads Bee Want Ads.
Ryder Starts Weed
Street Commissioner J. J. nydcr, has
detailed a force of twelve men to cut
weeds In streets and fifty blocks of
weeds havo been mowed. Tho street
commissioner has a weedcuttlng fund of
11,500 and part of this will be used to
satisfy complainants who say the big
weeds are a nuisance.
Commencing Juno 1st. Nickel Plato
Road sells tickets Chicago to Now York
nnd return. 127.00. Boston and return.
12(5.00. Also varlablo routes. Liberal stop
Adams St.. Chicago.
tnniitm local agent, or addresrt
John Y. Calahan, A. O. P. A., 60 V.
Hot Stuff at Kilpatrick's Thursday!
If you were strolling on the board walk or wandering
around the Marlboro Blenheim you would be attracted by
the many silk poplin skirts worn by the leaders of fashion.
Just received the Very Latest, black poplin combined with
Roman striped satin, long over drape.
Special For Thursday $5.95 Each
HERE IS ONE MORE Crepe de Chine "Waists, in
white, maze, flesh, etc. The most popular the hardest
to procure waist of the season. Two weeks ago we
thought $5.00 a low price; and they went like hot cakes
on a frosty morning. A lucky buy enables us to spring
an attraction for Thursday, $2.95 each.
The best value in waists seen this year.
In the Junior Section
About 75 Dresses to soil Thursday no, SELL is
hardly the word. Almost like giving them away. They
come in.whito and dainty colors lingorio some challies,
tliin and attractive- summery garments for girls of every
age up to small women. With the lot 6 light suits, 5
white serge coats. In this lot garments which sold from
$10 up to $25
Promptly at 9 A. M., $5
Children's Middies and Waists; Thursday 69c"
instead of $1.50. $
WHITE FELT HATS just in, and" they will go
Whenever we publish an ad there will bo some one
item offered at a ridiculous price to awaken interest
and get YOU to read every word.
For Thursday at Dress Goods Section a lot of voiles
and other thin materials for you to pick from at
49 Cents Yard
Sold before at $1:00, $1.25 and $1.50.
At the Silk Section A lot of Printed Poplins beau
tiful goods. Will not be displayed Shown only and sold
only to those who will mention this ad. They are dou
ble width, new this season
Just Exactly One-Half Price
No more comfortable trading place in Omaha. Not
only a store of reputation, but a store of CHARACTER.
You never need apologize for being seen in Kilpatrick's.
proprletor"IUrvey's" Washington, D.C.
"Tuxedo is a good, wholesome
tobacco, with a mildness and fra
grance all Its own. It adds many
degrees to my plpcpleasure."
Tobacco That is Good
For Your Nerves
TUXEDO actually soothes the nerves. It
is just mild enough to keep your nervous
system in poise, your muscles in tone. Un
like other tobaccos, Tuxedo bunts cool and
slow. There cannot be a speck of irritation
in a pound of Tuxedo.
Great singers smoke Tuxedo just before
a performance. Public speakers testify as
to its soothing influence. Doctors recom
mend it to smokers whose throats are delicate.
L. 3. BROWN
General Asent of tha Southern Hallway
"Tuxedo has gained and main
talned a high reputation for superi
ority. Its coolness, mildness, and
genuine soothing qualities are un
Th Perfect Pipe Tobacco
The secret of its superiority is the unique
"Tuxedo Process" by which all the unpleas
ant features are eliminated from tobacco.
Another reason is" that Tuxedo is ihade
from the .best tobacco grown the choicest,
mildest, mellowest leaves of the highest
grade Burley tobacco.
Tuxedo is widely imitated but no other manu-j
facturcr has succeeded in
making a tobacco as good
Go to your dealer
today and get a tin of
Tuxedo. It will give you
the greatest pleasure and
satisfaction that money
PHILIP R. GOODWIN
"There's zest and encourage
ment In every pipeful of Tuxedo.
The sweetest, most soothing smoe
- YOU CAN BUY TUXEDO
Faaaoua groan tin with told let "I A
terins, curved to fit tha pocket AUC
Convenient pouch, innar-lintd C
writh moiiture-proof paper . 9C
In Class Humidor 50c and 80c
THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY j
Good Old Blatz
to discover better
You know quality,'
just as well as we do;
perhaps that accounts
for the constantly increas
ing demand for this fine
Blatz Beer is generally rec
ognized as the finest beer
brewed in this country; it
is true that quality counts.
802.810 Douglas Street Phone DoagUs 0662
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