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THE OMAJIA SUNDAY BEE: KETTEMBER 20, im.
POP-POP TRIALS THIS WEEK
Crack Motorcycle Racers to Try the
Omaha Stadium Tuesday.
TO STAGE AN AUTO-AERO RACE
Jack Friar Arranging for Hovel
Competition Bftwfm Burner
Oldfield' In Peaot, and I.ln
eoln Beachey In Airship.
Where Speed Demons Will Strive
Keenly interested In the Stadium speed
way down In Kat Omaha is LawTence
IHeckensteln of Denver, holder of a string
of motorcycle racing records that Is aa
long aa a rope.
"Speedways may come and speedways
may go. but tho hoard speedway will go
This Is the way Fleekjristeln writes to
Jack S. Prince, builder of all the principal
racing; stadiums In the United 8tates, and
the man who. Is erecting the track In
Omaha that Is calculated to make this
city the center of motorcycle racing for
"When the first really plank speedway
ras built out at Flays! Del Rey. near
Ixis Angeles." Fleckensteln continues,
the wise ones gave It 'up and down' and
promptly declared it out of the running.
The first meet that was held at the Del
Key motordrome, however, caused the
whole world to sit up and take notice.
Jlay Harroun, the winner of the lKV-mile
vent, averaged eighty-five miles an hour
for the entire oentury."
And this Is Just the sort of a track
Prince Is erecting here in Omaha. It is
located on a large tract of ground Just
north of Locust street car line, at the
point where It branches toward the Car
tel" Iake and Toung Men's Christian As
sociation clubs. It Is, to be exact, at the
Intersection of Thirteenth street and
A venue K.
When Prince started his big track he
promised to have It completed within
twelve days. He expects to have the pre
liminary speed trials staged Tuesday
afternoon, and they will be open to any
one who cares, to witness them.
The riding surface of the track meas
ures exactly a third of a mile from start
to finish. Thus It will require three trips
around the track to complete a mile. A
competent surveyor has measured the
surface and haa given a certificate to the
effect that it Is exact In all its measure
Officials of the street railway company
have promised no less than a tnree-minuie
service to the doors of the stadium on any
day that an event Is to be held there
This in Itself means that you can leave
fiucteenth and Farnam and reach the
track within fifteen minutes.
John I Donovan of Chicago, chairman
of the American Feedratlon officials, will
lie on hand to start the first day's events
September 2S. Mayor "Cahlman of Omaha
end Mayor Snyderof Council Bluffs and
Mayor Hoctor of South Omaha, v.ll be
asked to start the various sweepstake
Old Field to Race.
One of the biggest sporting events of
the season is being arranged between
Prince, Barney Oldfield and Lincoln
Beachy, the daring air pilot who Is to fly
In Omaha during Ak-Sar-Ben. It is pro
posed to have Oldfield, in a diminutive
Peugot, race against Beachy, In his
aeroplane, on the stadium. Oldfield has
agreed to the proposition. This event will
be staged some time after the Ak-Sar-Ben
Principal among the motoreyplists who
Trill be here this week, and who will stay
for the season of racing, will be Morton
Graves of Los Angeles, considered the
world' greatest motorcyclist: Flecken
ateln of Denver; Joe Walters of Chicago,
who won the 250-mile race at Sioux City
recently, and who Is the world's champion
five-mile rider, and Tex Richard of Dal
las, champion of Texas.
Committee Has List
of Candidates for
the School Board
The cltlrsens' committee organised to
select randldstrs for tho Hoard of FMuca
tlon hs asked Dr. P. K. Jenkins of the
I'nlverslty of Omaha t.i be a candidate
in the Fifth ward against A. J. Hurdni,
and Robert Dempster In the Ninth ward.
Union Will Hold a
Rally Tuesday Eve
The annus! rally of the Omaha Chris
tian Kndeavor union will he held Tues
ilny evening st the First ConsrcRatlonal
church, KiKlitoentli and lnennort streets,
at which time the following officers will
le installed: Rev. Frederick W. Iavltt,
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LAYING THE TRACK SURFACE AT THE OMAHA MOTORDROM.-PHOTO-OKAPH
MADE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
ECHOES OF M ANTE ROOM
Knights of Pythiaa Rally Promisei
to Be Big Event.
MOOSE GIVE BIG PROGRAM
Other Fraternal Organisations Re
aomlna" Their Rea-alar Schedules
for the. Coming- Winter
Men's Fashions to
Be More Natural
For the Fall Wear
The outlook for the coming rally
Wednesday evening of Pythlanlsm Is that
It will be one of the big events of the
order in Omaha. All Pythians in the city
not affiliated with any other lodge,
whether in good standing or not, have
been requested to attend. Quite an ex
tensive program has ben arranged, con
sisting of vocal and Instrumental music;
speeches and vaudeville sketches.
The event will be at the Board of Trade
building. Eleventh and Farnam streets,
Wednesday evening at 7:30 p. m.
Loyal Order of Moose.
Omaha lodge. No. 90, Loyal Order of
Moose, gave the first of & series of en
tertainments last Wednesday evening at
the club house, 416 South Seventeeth
street, and Inaugurated what will in the
future be one of the chief events of local
interest. The entertainment was well at
tended .by the members of Omaha lodge
and large delegations from Benson, South
Omaha and Council Bluffs were present
and assisted in making the entertainment
the greatest of its kind ever given in
Omaha. Good music was supplied by the
Moose band of South Omaha.
"Any changes lri tho style's of men's
clothes from one season to another are
always somewhat difficult to clearly de
fine," says Ludwig Stein of the House
of Kuppenhelmer in reply to a query
as to what the vogue for men will be
"Nevertheless," he continued, "there
are always some distinct changes, and
rwhlle they might not be sufficiently radl
Ical to be noticeable to the public, they
are most apparent to the trained eye of
the clothing manufacturer and his de
signing staff and of necessity are closely
"fPtyle may be aptly defined aa a com
bination of something new and something
correct, and before I attempt to give
any resume If what the change In styles
for men will be -this fall it might be In
teresting to note the origin of these new
styles; In fact, of all styles for men, for
to be new and yet correct, styles for
men must have an authoritative source as
those for women.
"One finds the subject of dress among
the men of England, who make sport
their life's work, or among the armty'
and navy officers, an important and time
engrossing subject. It is among these
men such men as we recently watched
lift the polo cup that styles originate.
They give expression to their own Indi
viduality of taste and training in their
clothes. We American clothing manufac-
. . a a bun plnu.lv In tniu'h with th
men, siuay meir inaiviauniuiea, uro wna.i
as the case may be to fit American taste
and climatic conditions. e
'.'The changes in men's stylea for the
coming fall are along lines that I per
sonally will be most gratified to see, In
asmuch as there is a tendency to give
the figures a more natural appearance of
greater strength. The smartly correct
coat has a somewhat higher waist Une
fitting enugly about the upper part of
the back, and draping away gracefully
from the circumference line of the body
Just beneath the lower rib.
"The waist of the coat Is not so tightly
fitting as last season, and as I have said
draped more fully over the hips. It is still
mart to wear the lapels rolled to the sec
ond button, but both lapel and chest lie
flat against body without the notice
able chest bulge."
NEBRASKA APPLES ARE
BEING SHIPPED EAST
While there ia a possibility of New
Tork apples coming to Nebraska to be
old, Nebraska apples are actually going
to New York, where they are said to
command the highest market price, owing
to their superior flavor, color and keep
MIGHT FORGE ENLISTMENT
where Pr. J. J. Foster Is a candidate.
Dr. Jenkins has told the committee that
he would give an snne:- within the next
two, or three dnys. He is Inclined to en
ter the race, many friends having Joined
with the committee to urge him to run.
E. L. Ilodder has been siingested ft"
the Eighth wsrd. The candldntes so far
lined up or suggested are being urged to
enter the race are:
Fifth ward: Pr. V. E. Jenkins, A. J.
Jenkins, A. J. Burdln. rr T. R. Mullen
Sixth ward: W. E. Davis, C. V. War
field. Seventh ward: A. C. Kennedy.
Eighth ward: E. U Dodder.
Ninth ward: Robert Dempster, Dr. J.
J. Foster. Dr. W. H. Mirk.
Tenth ward: F. J. Swohoda.
Eleeventh ward: Robert Cowell.
Twelfth ward: Otis Miller.
Of these four Burdln, Warfleld. Ken
nedy and Foster are now members of
the Board r.f Education. E. F. teaven
worth, Eighth ward member, will not
run. and President C. T. Walker from
the Twelfth ward has announced that he
will not be a candidate.
president: Miss Selma Anderson, vice
president; Miss Ethel Kllmker, recording
secretary; Roy tlreeling, treasurer; Miss
Mable Klewlt. Jiuilor superintendent.
Arthur Chase, former state president,
will conduct the installation services.
The Omaha Christian Endeavor union
choir of over Wvolcta will make its first
public appearance at this rally, with John
O. Ounn as choir director and Miss Elsie
Howell as organist.
Flans are well under wsy for a special
train to carry this choir and many other
endeavorers to the Nebraska Christian
Endeavor state convention, to be held In
Lincoln, November 12 to 15. Inrlustve.
The banner will be awarded to the so
ciety having the greatest number of Its
members present and the largest number
of visitors. The society holding the ban
ner at present is the Third Presbyterian,
a society of about forty members.
English Parliamentary Committee
So Informs Trade Unionists.
WOULD MEAN MILITARISM
Tribe of Ben II nr.
Wednesday evening, Omaha court. No.
110, Tribe of Ben Hur, will entertain two
of the supreme officers from Crawfords-
vllle, and State Manager J. J. Cassldy of
Lincoln. Short addresses by supreme
officers will be made,"- followed by re
freshments. For 'the reBt of the evening
will be dancing and card playing.
Mecca court. Tribe of Ben Hur, will
give a high-five party to the members
and their friends for the opening night,
Thursday, at their new hall, 221 South
Nineteenth street. Dancing and refreshments.
Ancient Order I'nlted Workmen.
Ancient Order of United Workmen
central committee will hold a Joint meet
ing of all the lodges, with Union Pa
cific lodge, No. 17, at the Ancient Order
of United Workmen temple Friday even
ing. Rev. F. P. Ram aey wljl be the
speaker of the occasion. Refreshments
will be served. These meetings are open
to the public, ant start at 8:30 sharp.
Brotherhood of American Ywmes,
Brotherhood of American Yeomen, Sar
atoga Homestead No. 1149, will give a
dance and card party at the Modern
Woodmen of America hall, Twenty-fourth
and Ames avenue, Monday evening. It
will be "Yeomen night' 'at the Lothrop
theater Friday "evening.
Order of Scottish Clans.
Clan Gordon, No. 63, Order of Scottish
Clans, held a regular meeting Tuesday.
There was a good attendance and consid
erable business wis transacted. The
regular monthly program will be given
Tuesday, October 6.
Fraternal l ulon of America.
In celebration of its seventeenth anni
versary, Mondamin lodge No. Ill will en
tertain members of the order at cards
immediately follcwing the regular meet
ing. Brotherhood American Voeinen.
A dance will be given Wednesday even
ing at the Labor temple hall. Nineteenth
and Farnam -streets, by the Brotherhood
of American Yeomen.
In Event Men Do Not Voluntarily
Rise to Army Needs Government
May Have to Resort to
LONDON, Rep. 19. The parliamentary
committee of the Trades Union congress,
after a two days' conference, today Issued
a manifesto to trade unionists of the
country on the war. The committee was
especially gratified at the manner In
which the labor party in the House of
Commons responded to the appeal made
to all parties to help in the defense of
The manifesto proceeds, "The commit
tee is convinced that one important factor
In the present struggle is, that in event
of the voluntary system of military serv
ice falling, the demand for a national
system of compulsory military service will
not only be made with redoubted vigor,
but may prove to be ao persistent and
strong as to become irrestlble. The "pros
pect of having to face conscription, with
its permanent and heavy burden upon the
financial resources of the country, and
Its equally burdensome effect upon nearly
the whole of its Industries, should in it
self stimulate the manhood of the nation
to come forward in itu defense, and
thereby demonstrate to the world that
a free people can rise to the supreme
heights of a great sacrifice without the
whip of conscription.
"Another factor to be remembered is
that upon the result of the struggle in
which this country is now engaged rests
the preservation and maintenance of free
and unfettered democratic government.
which In its international relationship '
has In the past been recognized and must
(unquestionably prove to be tho best
guarantee for preservation of the peace
of the world.
Hard on the People.
"The mere contemplation of the over
bearing and brutal methods to which peo
ple have to submit under a government
controlled by a military autocracy living,
as It were, continually under the threat
and shadow of war should be sufficient
to arouse the enthunlaem of the nation In
resisting to Impose similar conditions
upon countries at present free from mili
"But if men have a duty to perform
in the common Interest of the state,
equally the state owes a duty to those of
Its citizens who are prepared and readily
prepared to make sacrifices In Its de
fense and for the maintenance of Its
honor. Citizens called upon to voluntarily
leave their employment and their homes
for the purpose of undertaking military
duties have a right to receive at the
hands of the state a reasonable and as
sured recompense, not so much for them
selves as for those who are dependent
upon them, and no single member of the
community .would do otherwise than up
hold a government which In such an Im
portant and vital matter took a liberal
and even generous view of Its responsi
bilities towards those citlzena who come
forward to assist in the defense of their
country. We respectfully commend this
suggestion to the favorable consideration
of the government of the day.
"Long life to the free Institutions of
all democratically governed countries."
The committee considered the advisa
bility of holding the Trades Union con
gress this year, but announced that in
the present condition of affairs It was
impossible to fix a date.
England Does Not
Think it is Any
Where Near Famine
LONDON. Sept. 19. London papers are
unanimous In the opinion that England
will not soon suffer famine. Imports of
grain have been largely in excess of nor
mal because so many continental ports
have been closed. Up to the present time
forty-eight cargoes of grain destined for
continental ports have been landed In
The paths to Canada and the United
States are now open and a regular
steamer service between Archangel on the
White Sea and London haa been estab
lished, which will make It possible for
Russia to continue Its shipments of but
ter and eggs to England. ,
At present the stocks of meat !n Lon
don warehouses are said to be 60 per
cent above the average, while the wheat,
maize and barley stocks are 160 per cent,
200 per cent and 600 per cent, respectively,
above the average. Mora than ,000,000
gallons of petroleum not Intended for
England found their way here because
of the closing of continental ports. Ships
bearing print paper have resumed sail
ings from Norway and Sweden so It
seems likely newspapers will not be short
of white paper.
More Romantic and
Dramatic Than Novel
LONDON. Sept. 1. "The most roman
tic, dramatic and piquant episode that
modern war can show," says a naval lieu
tenant In describing an episode In the
Heligoland fight. His letter reads:
"The Defender, having, sunk an enemy,
lowered a whaler to pick up its swimming
survivors; before the whaler got back
an enemy's cruiser came up and chased
the Defender, and thus It abandoned its
whaler. Imagine their feelings; alone In
an open boat without food, twenty-five
miles from the nearest land, and that land
the enemy's fortress, with nothing but fog
and fees aroun them. Suddenly a swirl
alongside, and up, If you please, pops his
Brlttanlc majesty's submarine E-4, opens
his conning tower, takes them all on
board, shuts up again, dives and brings
them home, 250 miles! Is not that mag
nificent T No novel would dare face the
critics with an episode like that in it, ex
cept, perhaps, Jules Verne; and all true!
Magnificent, Indeed, and It la war."
LONDON POLICE ARE MORE
PARTICULAR WITH ALIENS
CENSORS STOP LETTER
OF LOQUACIOUS HUSBAND
PARIS, Sept. 19. An instance of the
censor's pitiless treatment of letters from
the soldiers at the front to their wives
and sweethearts in Paris Is the case of a
wife who received the following note
from the censor as a substitute for the
long letter her husband had written:
. "Madam," he said, "your husband Is
well, but is far too loquacious."
LONDON, Sept. 16. London policemen
and detectives are becoming more partic
ular every day in their Investigations of
the movements of aliens. German and
Austrian women are now watched quite
as carefully aa the- men. The discovery
of maps of railway bridges In the bag
gage of a German governess employed by
a prominent London family and the de
tection of carrier pigeons in the posses
sion of alien women who had refused to
report them forced officials to stricter
Within the last weew more than C00
Germans and Austrlans In London have
been taken to compounds. Many of these
were destitute and others were sus
pected of being spies.
LAMBERT PREPARING TO
FIGHT FOR LOWER FARES
Asaiutant City Attorney W. C. Lambert
is getting ready to fight for the seven
street - car-fares-for-a-quarter initiated
ordinance, which will he taken to the
courts by the street railway company.
Mr. Lambert Is securing data from other
cities to show that such an ordinance is
Bee Want Ads Are the Best Business
ENROLLMENT IN PUBLIC
SCHOOLS REACHES 18,452
Enrollment In the public schools has
reached 16.462, or 736 more than were en
rolled at the same time last yesr. The
superintendent of schools exDecta an ln-
1 creass of about WO.
"Play Doctor" Pays Omaha a Visit
Of the 103 people busily engaged around
tho Gayety theater the last week, either
aa a member of the current attraction or
on the regular payroll of the theater In one
capacity or another, the busiest man
is one who was not mentioned on the
program; did not appear In the perform
ance given by "The Million Dollar Dolls"
company and who In all likelihood may
never see the performance again. But
while he was here associated with the
company, his word was the law, taking
precedence over what the manager of the
company might havt said or the desires
of the leading members of the big or
Such a pooltlon Is not only unique, but
to the uninitiated It probably seems Im
possible. Reference is made to Thomas
J. Grady, who in theatrical parlance Is a
"show doctor" engaged by the Columbia
Amusement company to "Jump" from
point to point where an ailing show may
be playing and doctor It up until the pub
lic Indicates that the performance Is
Mr. Grady Is a man of great resource
and In close touch with what audiences
appreciate In a musical burlesque en
tertainment. He Is In years hovering
around the fiftieth milestone; In spirit
and activity he is younger than many
of half his age. It is his duty to keep
up to the mark the sixty-eight musical
attractions controlled by the Columbia
Amusement company one company play
ing in the west may need his services for
but a single song number, while another
organization in Montreal or Providence
may need a general building-up process
and more laughs injected into the per
formance. It is a fact that the performance of
"The Million Dollar Dolls" as given in
Kansas City the week before coming to
Omaha was conspicuously draggy and
talky, notwithstanding that Its producers
had been lavish In their expenditures for
wardrobe, scenery and a rant of com
petent artists to Interpret the lines and
situations as prescribed by the author.
But the entire performance lacked the
punch necessary to make It "go ovtr"
so sure that it would be an asst t rather
than a liability to Its owners throughout
the season Just starting. Fo "Doctor"
Grady was sent pest-hsste from New
York to Kansas flty, where he labored
diligently for the Inst three days of the
week. He came to Oinatja with the com
pany lsst Sunday morning and for the
first half of the week put the company
through a series of strenuous rehearsals
MRS. E. P. PECK ELECTED
Mrs. E. P. Peck, who has been acting
chairman of the executive board of tha
Nebraska Antl-auffrago society, was
elected president of the organization at a
meeting held at her home Friday after
noon. Mr. C. C. George succeeds Mrs.
Peck as chairman of the board and the
following women were added to the board
members: Mrs. N. P. Dodge, Jr.; Mrs. F.
T. Hamilton, Mrs. C. F. MeGrew, Mrs. M.
C. Ptters. Mrs. John H. Butler and Miss
MUs Lucy Price of Cleveland, a noted
anti-suffrage speaker, will arrive In the
city Mcnday ar.d will speak in th coun
cil chamber of the city hall Tuesday even
ing at 6 o'clock. Miss Price, who Is a
Vassar graduate, Is en the Cleveland
Leader and will devote two weeks to
the campaign. She will speak In Lincoln
Wednesdsy and will then return to Omaha
to give more speeches.
Miss Marjory Dorm an of New Tork
will be In the state a month, assisting I -very morning until noon and every
Mrs. J. W. Crumpacksr. I evening after the performance until peo-
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Sun won t
How often have you
lunur your windows
with lmintl now .shades,
wily to soc thom quickly
streaked and faded from
Minh'uht and soon so un
sightly that you felt com
pelled to discard them?
Shade your window this
time with the UN
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lin Window Shades. Sun
catitwl Jade it. That ia
tne reason why it saves
vou money as well aa
improves the appearance
of j our windows.
A still greater reason ia
TKc Unfilled Grade of
wears twice as long as the ordinary shade. It ia made of a
different material a closely woven cloth without that filling
of chalk which in the ordinary shade bo soon cracks and falls
out in unsightly streaks and pinholes. Water won't spot it.
Made in many rich, lustreless tones and in Brenlin Duplex.
It is perforated with this mark BRENLIN along the
edge of every yard. Go sec it today. CHAS W. BRENEMAN
& Co., Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio.
There are two lower-priced grades of Brenlin Brenlin
Filled and Brenlin Machine Made, exceptional values.
These and leading dealers everywhere
OMAHA: Beaton & Laier Co.
aurora Chapman Furn. Co.
Oolumbns J. H. Oallev Dry Goods Co.
Grand Island Wolharh A Sons.
I.lnooln A. D. Fenway
Nebraska City Manrielnnn A Kennedy.
Norfolk A. K Kllllan 'o.
Tork Kademacher Furn. Co.
Crsstoa (Iowa) McGregor Furn Co.
and you'll send your Cleaning and Dyeing- to us,
Everybody agrees that tha Best is always tha cheapest, provid
ing one ran afford to pay for tha Best. It happens that our prices
are but little more than our less experienced' competitors.
Large volume brings overhead) coat down, so we ars enabled to'
spend more on the actual work of Cleaning and Pressing your clothes
than the concern whose overhead charge takes up fifty to sixty par
cent of gross receipts. Think this over when considering where to
send your clothes. Also consider these prices:
For Dry or Steam Cleaning and Pressing:
One-ptere dresses 91.SB to fl.78
Fancy dresses $3.00 to 93.00
F'lalli wilnts , 600
Fancy waists 7 So to $1.00
Skirts 760 to $1.00
Tailor suits $1.75 to $3.00
Men's 2-plece suits $1.35
Men's 3-plere suits $1.50
We guarantee satisfaction and perfect work. Let us call for
GOOD CLEANERS and DYERS
1515-17 Jones Street. 'Phone Douglas 963
GUY LIGGETT, President
Monday, September 21st
Fall Opening of Millinery
Dress Hats and Street Hats
Souvenirs to All
F. M. Schadell & Co., ,522s7"
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pl who retired at tha customsry hour
were about ready to take up the duties
)of another day. That the tonic Mr.
Orady Infused Into the performance went
rieht to the weakest spot was evidenced
by the fact that the Oayely's patrons,
esiieclnlly (luring the latter portion of
the week, pronounced the performance
as thoroughly pleasing In every wsy.
And the credit for such splendid In.
doisemrnt Is all due Thomas J. Grady,
who left lubt Thursday night for Chi
cago to put another company through
his never failing bolstering-up process
The employment of such a man aa Mr.
Orady well Illustrates the pains and ex
pense tho Columbia Amusement com
pany Is going to In their efforts to leave
no stone unturned to mske high-class
musical burlesque acceptable to every
theater-goer, to merit the vast patronage
which Is extended to Its attractions In the
seventy-six theaters, extending all over
this country from Boston to Omaha, and
to be worthy of the serious consideration
which the press is universally now ex
tending to burlesque as presented by the
Columbia Amusemvnt company way.
OCT. 1st to 1414-16 Harney. During the next two weeks
we offer for sale our entire stock of
Consisting of independent side-walls, grass cloth papers,
Tiffany blends, two-tone oatmeah, tapestries, floral and
fabric effects, at prices
Below Factory Cost
Yetter- Moore Co.
PHONE DOUG, 976.
1113-15-17 HOWARD ST.