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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 27, 1914)
THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 1914.
MTS HEREJN ABUNDANCE
Watermelons Are Alto on Market
and Are Said to Be Cheap.
3?BICE OF SUGAR IS GOING UP
Hume GeoTrn as Wctl Cllfomln
FroUs Cheap Lemon Aitrmice
-rbtntoea TnUe n Jnnip
Jfot Be Cheap.
Vtrst shipment of watermelons lrom
06rgtA hav arrived In Omaha and arc
6w, extensively en the Omaha market.
Th .Georgia melons are selling at 2 cent
. pound and pilcei range according tn the
also or the melon, from 'SS cents to W
cents. A twenty-five-pound melon I
ood avtrace site, so that for this ealb
reason the price I comtderod reasonable
or thli pari of the country. Water
melon will be on the market from now
on with the price steadily declining oa the
pea ton advances
Frulu are here In abundance. Home
crown fruit and California fruit alike
aj telling at extremely low price llome
grown cherries are telling at H cents a
box, while homtt grown blackberries aie
bringing 10 cents a pint box. Home grown
currants bring 7l4 cents and home grown
riuma of all kinds are now on the mar
ker. Both blue rlurns and red plums are
relllng at 4J nnd CO cems a basket
Peaches are 11.10 a box and 3) cents a
Lemons hate advanced a. bit. Twentv
flve cents a doen is the lowest lemon
trie now, while the better grades cost J
Standard canteloupes have taken a drop.
Vhey r now selling for 6 cents apiece,
-hIle lkt week I he price was ',4 cents.
Sugar Is still advancing. Cane sugar la
How valued at W.S, -while btet sugr Is
valued at H.iS. Some retailers are selling
twenty-one pounds for a dollar, but this
Trie will have to be advanced In the
next week. According to Al King, man
tiger of Hayden's grocery department,
ntlrit higher prices may be expected on
wugar. "A few weeks ago," snld Klnu,
'we sold twenty-three pounds for a dollar,
thle week It Is trenty-one, and next week
It will be twenty. After that it will be
Potatoes have, taken a Jump. The price
to the retailer has been advanced to a
dollar a bushel, and from tho present outlook-
tho price on that staple article will
undoubtedly be high this summer.
Water Sport for
Carter Lake Club
I for the Fourth
A. program" of tfjo yrUr, events at the
Carter Lake club July 4 has bean hn
nouhced by4OI!roy Wendell, swimming
Instructor at itiajclun.' There will be ten
oVents, including races, diving contests
An exhibition of life saving and a
game Of water pola will be 'the features.
Wendell and some of tho expert awlm
mors at the club will demonstrate the
proper methods of rescuing and then
resuscitating persons who start to drown.
Tle water polo game will be played be
tween two teams which have been chosen
and are now practicing regularly.
The events are as follows:
Ode hundred-yard swim.
Fifty-yard swim for boys, under , IS
Fifty-yard swim on back. ,
Fancy diving coiitest.
Wendell' trained porpoises
Life saving1 exhibition.
Exhibition-of fancy diving i
Walr polo game, t
Stray Bullet is ,
Cause of a Suit
If Charles Jacobion had not bought a
revolver at tho police auction one year
ago an3 Vilas .e Vale's grandfather had
not carried a gun In his hip pocket, the
3 Page boy Would not have beep shot
through th cheek and woutd not now
be' suing Jacobson for 12,100 In Judge
'lcllVa district court.
But, according to the evidence, Jacob
atari was exhibiting his now revolver to
friend at a pool hall at 4S North
'Twenty-fourth street and It accidentally
cxpfcMeJ. The bullet struck a revolver
jBj, tfeV pooket of the lad's grandfather
,ia wa turned In the direction of the
RETAIL CREDIT MEN HAVE
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
The annual meeting of the Retail
nredH Men's association was held Thurs
day sifht at Loyal hotel and election
Jield to rill vacancies of retiring directors,
which' resulted tn the following selec
tions; F. K. Thomas, Brandels Stores; E, K.
"Wise, Wilkle & Mitchell Co.; J. Q. Lh
einl Kimball Laundry, company; A. U
Savnr, Havens' coal company; F. B.
3lng, King-Peck company, and F. I.,
Sttrnaa, ' Alamtto Sarlttary Dairy com
pan)'. These, with the long term di
rectors, C. E. Corey, Corty-McKfntlo
Printing, company; A- V. Dfesher
Brasher Brdthera, and I. A. Benedict.
Thcwipson, Beldtn & Co., will guide the
rfairs of the astoclatlon during the en
sluing year. Tne outlook 1 most favor
able for increased membership.
Members of Omaha
Give Hislop Sendoff
Fifteen representative members of the
Omaha Methodlxt union met Friday noon
at the Commercial club and adopted Jthe
following resolution of appreciation of
lie v. Kdward IIIslop, D. I)., who leaves
Oirsha soon to become chancellor of
Oklnhoma Wesleyan university at Guth
Whereas, our honorable and beloved
district superintendent, tlcv. Kdward Ills
lop. D. D.. has been elevated to the re
fpornlble position of chancellor of the
Oklahoma university and will within a
few dsys remove his family to Guthrie,
Okl., to enter upon the dut es of his new
pojlt'on, the Omaha Methodist union de
sires o plnco on record the high esteem
and tcgnrd in which Or. Hislop Is held
hy the .Methodists of this city, he having
lived A.-.iong un for nearly four years,
and 'ty his fine executive ability, earnest
labors and untiring energy has left his
Impress upon the church life of this city
and will be lovingly rcmcmb red for
Being possessed of a f'ne personal pres-rnt-e.
splendid pulpit and platform abl lly,
he Is weM fitted to be the representative
of tho church In all the varied require,
incnts of the position to which he has
Being a gradunto of the Huston School
of Theology and nn ardent adtocatc of
nn educated mln'stry. he will put forth
his best efforts to oulld tip the yount
and: Important university he Is so soon
to take charge of. and thereby be enabled'
to send forth an ever Increasing number
of educated and trained young m-sn to
fill the pulpits of our beloved church.
And In parting with him and his be
loved wife (who has endeared herself to
everyone who knows iter) wo wish for
them both the best things that Ood haa
In store for his children and we shall
ho!l with del'ght every "advancement and
Messing that may come to' cither or both
On behalf of the Method'sts of Omaha.
JOHN OA I.E.
II. J. GHOVU.
J AMI? fl W. N'lCHOr.SON.
Tte. Dr. Ulslop has been superintendent
of the Omaha district of the Nebraska
Methodist conference for several years.
' Itnrklrii'a Arnica Salvf
cured fieri Pool of Threet, Ala , after be
ing dragged over r gravel roadbed,
fioothing, healing, antiseptic. 25c. All
Will Address Arts
Society, Next Winter
Distinguished lecturer from England
and this country will be brought to
Omaha next winter by the Omaha So
ciety of Fine Arts and some of Its In
dividual members. In the opening num
ber in the serlel, Miss Mary Wlllard of
New Tork City, who will speak on "The
Modern Spirit In Art" about the middle
of October, will bo presented to tho e5
clety through the courtesy of Mrs. Kdgar
Morsman, Jr., and -Mrs. Leonard Kvcrett.
Among the other speakers will be J.
B. Stonghton Holborn, M. A., of Oxford,
England, who will have as his subject,
"Clrcefc Sculpture nnd Hcauty 0f Form";
James Henry Breasted, Ph.D., professor
of ISgyptology, University of Chicago,
who will speal: on "The Art of Egypt,"
and Edward Howard Griggs, lecturer on
art subjects of New York City.
An additional feature of next year's
program, which has been arranged by a
committee of which Mrs. A. W. Jdfferis
Is chairman, la a number of lectures by
Omaha men and women. "Architecture
and Allied Arts" Is tho subject for the
CANAN ARRESTED FOR
DRIVING THROUGH FUNERAL
O. 4. Canan, real estate man, was ar
rested by Traffic. Officer Phil Wenti for
drUIng an nutomobllo through' a funeral
procession at Sixteenth , and , Douglas
Wenti saya he held up his hand as a
sign for Canan to halt, but no attention
was paid to him. Canan was allowed to
go until the next police court session upon
his own recognizance.
Sister Asks that
Brother Be Listed
as Legally Dead
That It. C. Kracht, from whom noiword
has been heard for thirty years, be de
clared legally dead by the district court
here, In order that his nged sister, Mrs.
Margaret Schoettlger, may collect 11,000
Insurance on tho life of tho late tUns
N. Kracht, her brother, Is asked by the
sister In a petition Just filed.
A suit was brought by an administrator
of the estate of Hans Kracht, who riled
leaving only one natural heir, against iho
Brotherhood of locomotive Firemen and
Trainmen. Mrs. Schoettlger, hearing of
the case In faraway Prussia, has coma
forward to protect her rights, according
to her potltlon.
11, C. Kracht was beneficiary under
tho policy and If ho be declared legally
dead the sister will receivo tho Jl.oOO. No
proof of death exists, lie was last seen
by relatives at Clinton, la. In 1SS3 he
wrote a letter from New Orleans laying
he was slok and asking for money.
CARPENTER ARRESTED IN
THE WILD HORSE CASES
HARVEST HANDS BEING
Men willing to work as harvest hands
nre being directed to the wheat fields In
the vicinity of Beatrice by tho employ
ment service of tho Young Men's Chris
tian association. A number of men have
already applied to Employment Secretary
A. A. Itemlngton tor help tn locating
A. N Htapleton, a carpenter living at
.113 South Twentieth street, has been
arrested by Deputy United States
Marshals II. P. Haze and George Mc
Calluin, charged with complicity In the
Arizona wild horse case, whereby hun
dreds of farmers' of Nebraska, Iowa
and Kansas are said to have been de
frauded out of more than Jl,000,0CO. In
default of $3,000, Stapleton was sent to
the Douglas county Jolt.
SWAMP LAND NOW BEING
FILLED IN FOR BUILDING
The last of the swamp land between
Grace and Nicholas streets and west of
Eleventh street Is being filled in and
cluvorlcd Into warehouse property.
For years there has been a large,
awampy lake lying north and west of the
.Intersection of Eleventh and Nicholas
'streets. Now earth Is being dumped In
and tho surface of the ground is being
brought up to grde.
From 8 a. m. to 2 p, m.
of Misses' and
Because some of our friends
could not take advantage of
our sale last week, we will
repeat our sale of Misses'
and Children's and Young
Women's Oxfprds In kid,
patent and tan and a few
tan and patent strap slippers
in turned soles. Such makes
as Cramer & Son & Dugan,
Hudson best In the world.
Some of these oxfords sola
as high as $3.50, not one In
tho lot that sold for less
than $2.50. No exchanges
or deliveries. Your choice
Remember, from 8 A. M. to
2 P. M O Hours Only.
CLOTHING at '
$7.50 Suits $3.75 $18 00 Suits S9.00
$10.00 Suits S5.00 I $22.00 Suite $11.00
$15.00 Suits $7.50 $25.00 Suits $13.50
$2.50 Straw Hats
75c Union Suits 39c
35c and 50c Silk and Lisle
$1.50 Shirts 69c and 98c
25c Wash Ties 12c
$1.00 Silk Hats 45c
$5.00 Rain Coats.
S6.00 and $750 Panama Hats.
Everything in the Store Is a Bargain.
THE CUT PRICE STORE
113 South 16th St.
Clonic sad tmnUflw th. h!s
Pramot.1 . luxuriant mtwth.
XJarer Tails ts lien tor. OTyj
Prrrrnta hair ralllnfr.
flaw. ni $X 00 at runout..
1814 MILK FEI SPRING CHICKENS. Each 29c
1913 Fresh Dressed Chickens, lb. 1 1 3-4 c
Pig Pork Roast 10 c
Pig Pork Butts 12?ic
Choice steer pot roast, 12-llc
Veal Roast H?4C
Lamb Legs 1294 o
Mutton Chops ...19Kc
Mutton Roast 7$c
Mutton Stew, 6 lbs for "nc
Extra lean hams 1594
Small Hams 12 Sic
Extra lean bacon 1094 c
Swift's Winchester Bacon Bk 14 94 c
From 8 P. M. Tin O P. M. 8-lb. Pail Compound Lard 30i
Prom O P. M. Till 10 P. AI. Pork Chops - 12 H
SO lbs. best augtu- 41.00
With 1 lb. Tea or Cocoa ...O9o
Quart Mason Jars, dot . . 45o
Best Jar Rings, dosen .7V4o
Jar Lids, dozen 18c
S lb. can Pork and Beans, 2 cans 25c
Carnation Milk, dozen 91.00
Cottajre Mltlc. tall cans 7,c
Best Creamery Butter, lb 30o
Full Cream Cheese, lb 30o
Beginning Monday, June SS, we -will have the largest sale of fireworks ovtr
hold In Omaha, we have made a number of fortunate purchasos and have
never before been able to offer such grand Inducements.
Fyi ID Lai '0' Afll 1R 1 EmiTT
1610 Harney St.
Phone Douglas 2793
Mons athletic and lislo union 1 1 1 ' " 11 . 11 ,., ., ,, ,,,u ,, Men's pure throad silk and silk -
suits, mostly samplos from one of MW &m M HKpQU ISffliK plaited hose in black, grey, nayy 4
the leading mills, Athletic styles fl illlllplPl Mil T M Tl lllllliWllllIf Wl ra'vl WVM WfK&mm and white. A smooth, fine, sor-
of nainsook, crope and soiosette;. Wm&Mw il I aHi !TffM A III klMllI 3H KHilirf ill IM fill! II TTtM II ZJMlifflH viceablo 'texture, extremely com-
Also ribbed knit suits. All worth mm fmm WkXW L13l Ef il MllmllMIBlllffilllll Mil 3ltFOiifcil.M WIB11 fortable. Regularly worth up to A
fVr BaUirday sellingCla"Mj rl00d f j BMBMBBMamMjM ililh BSaSmmji 350.: special" group " for Satur- JLF
on Sale mm A Mil PRICE aad LESS.
ll,0QO shirts is a huge stock, oven for tho largest shirt makers in Philadelphia and St. Louis. Consequently the makers, who had heen trying to dispose of them were eager
m me regular way, a lew nnnared at a time,
shirts are new, clean and fresh, just the kind of
to let us Imve them at half price and less, u we would take tho whole 11,000 at once, thus saving them the trouble of selling them in the regular way, a few hundred at a time
lliat is now we can oitor you such amazing values Saturday it's oust another triumph for Brandeis merchandising methods. These shi
shirts you want, so we need not urge you to be here Saturday prepared to stock up for months to come.
Actual ,$3, $3,50 and $4 Shirts at
Unquestionably tho finest lot pf shirts over brought to
Omaha, and it's only because wo can handle immense quantities
that we can offer you, such values. This lot Includes all the silk and silk and
linen shirts the fine, cool, luxurious kind that every man likes. Tho patterns
are beautiful the very newest of colorings. Neckband stylo with soft Fronch
roll cuffs and soft detached collars to match. All actual ?3, $3.50, $4 shirts..
Shirts Worth $1, $1.50 and $2 for
In this immense lot are all the fine mercerized soiesette, cord
ed madras and pongee shirts; shirts that will appeal to any man.
Plain or pleated fronts, many with mushroom pleats. Neckband
styles, or with collars attached. Soft French roll or laundered cuffs. All clean,
fresh, new goods; neat, attractive patterns, and pleasing colors. These are tho
shirts like are always sold at $1.00, $1.5 0 and $3.00. Thousands for Saturday at
TO BE RETIRED JULY FIRST
Peter Duffy, William Coolejr and Charles
-"Warner, three of the oldett engineer In
pulnt of service on the N'orthwettcrn
lines, and all reeldenu of Nebraska, have
tea retired to so on the pension roll
July 1. The threo engineers all run out
jot Chadron, Keb.. and ell lire there. 1
Mr, Duffy commenced ratlroadlnr In
jXvm ,W4 imp will Willi in? uru.iif II
. lace 1SSG. Mr. Cooley started railroad
Wiirk in UMand has ban with the Norths
fc western continuously since 1ST. Mr.
Wafntr entered the employ of the .North
western In IMd and has been with the
company ever since with the exception
of a short time that he was running eh
tfineon th Kanta Pe and 'Union ?acl(tc
Saa't hot Sleep Conshlctir at N'luhf
Take Foley's Honey and Tr Com- (
)nrr4' It glide - down your throat and j
spreads a heaHiitr, soothing ccuuinr over ;
the inflamed tickling surface. That's lm
mediate relief, it loosens up the Mxht
ness Ip your chest, stora Wheezy breath
inc, cases distressing,, racking, tearing
JoOgHs. Children lota' It. r rtef use any
liubstnutes. Contains no opiates. Kor
U tj thl 'dealers'- everywhere -Adver
Hirsh - Wickwire and Society Brand Suits
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Saturday al Greatly Reduced Prices
Everyman in Omaha who knows anything about good clothes is familiar with the extraordinary merits of the Hirsh
Wickwirp and Society brand suits. Hence, particular interest is attached to this announcement of greatly reduced
prices for Saturday's selling.
All thcae suits aro from this season's stockB, and are tho very latest styles; tailored from the newest fabrics in the
cleverest patterns and choicest colors.
There aro plenty of tho' throo-button sack styles with soft roll lapels: also close fitting English models with patch
pockets, as well as conservative styles for thosd who prefer them.
From the great number of suits we offer any man can select a style that suits him exactly. Sizes 33 to 44-inch chest
measuro, also extra sizes.
TUc two Jots for Saturday aro as follows:
$20' and $25
$27.50 to $35
SUITS for . . .
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