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BRIEF CITY NEWS
Vitality atorftO Co- XXv-
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BirpH-Onitn Co. UeMHif fu
tures. Bsaatlfal AH Korm Horn lor W
on tha cur payment plan. Bankers
Raltr Investment Co. Fhona Pout.
tinr4 of bettsr ousltteim for 1IU
by locating your off loo In Tho Be build
' In, -tho bulldtng that la always naw."
Offlca room 101
Tor"a Oonpteta Morto cram
elaaalflod section today, and appeara In
Tha Be EXCL.CSIVTEL. rind out what
tba rarlcaa mortal picture tb.ea.tera offer.
JT.w Commercial Glnb Member tr.
C. H. Newell, J. M. Coan and R. H.
Shields were last week elected to mem
bership In the Commercial club.
XOiaa of tba Xaoeabeei Gate City
blva No. t, Idlea of tho Maccabees, will
hold a retriilar meeting on Wednesday
afternoon at their hall at Fifteenth and
Travalorna Called Off The travelogue
to have been Riven Wednesday evening
by C. J. Roberta at the Jennings Mem
orial church haa been called off because
of the defective heating plant.
To Bsasw Membership The Com-'
nierclal club haa been Invited to renew
Ita membership in the American High
way association. The matter will be
given attention by the club s good roada
Steals a Bible William Waves, ad.
dreas lodging housea, was arrested by
Special Officer Finn for the theft of a
Bible, scales and a mouth harp from the
Brandeis stores. He was sentenced to
fifteen days In the county Jail.
Choir Oives Sacred Conoert -The Har.
ford Memorial United Brethren choir .of
twenty-five voices gave Its annuat Christ
mas sacred conoert Sunday night. The
church waa well filled and every num
ber on the program was rendered very
Tiolatea Elt rarole William Roberts,
paroled from the state penitentiary, was
returned to that Institution Monday
morning by reason of the fact that his
daughter. Mrs. George Delph, 1712 Web
ster street, complained to the police that
her father had broken his pledge by
Girl Worried Over
Loss of Relatives
in the War Arena
Worry of Mary Malacha, a ball girl at
Hotel Rome, over tho fate of her five
cousins In tho Austrian army now fight
ing against the Russians, has been In
creased by a necessary delay In dispatch
ing a quantity of surgical cotton, which
she mailed through tho Omaha postof
flce and was held up by the postal And
She constantly feared that she would
receive bad news of her relatives at the
front, but no word came. Healing of
the dirth of absorbent cotton and ban
dages in tho European hospitals, she
wrapped up two big bundles and sent
them by parcel post In the care of the
Red Cross society at Caslav, Bohemia,
and Olamouo, Moravia.
As Superintendent of Malls Metland
and Collector of Customs Cadet Taylor
did not know the contents of the parcels,
they held them until Miss Malaoha could
explain. Now she is more worried than
ever, the postal and customs formalities
required by law having added to her
nervousness concerning her soldier rela
tlVes. She has been In' America only- a
The absorbent cotton Is now on Its way,
however, and the girl's associates at the
hotel are trying to console her aa best
they can. The whereabouts of her
cousins is not known, and all may have
been killed or wounded In the fierce
Pioneers to Watch
the Old Year Out
and New One In
Members of the Douglas County Asso
ciation of Nebraska Pioneers have laid
their plans for seeing the old year out
and the new one in. With this end in
view they will gather Thursday evonlng
at their 'rooms in the court house and
remain there until after midnight.
The watch meeting of the pioneers of
Bouglaa county and Nebraska will be
conducted along the lines of those of
years ago, when the members of the as
sociation were young men and women,
and when Nebraska, too, was young. It
will be something of a smoker. Besides,
there will be a good-sired keg of hard
cider, several bushels of doughnuts, any
quantity of mince pies and a great
boiler of coffee. During the evening there
will be a literary and musical program.
On the side there will be some fiddling
and a chance for those who feel like It
to do a little dancing.
Bucklen'a Arnica Salve
Prevented blod poison on Mr. G. w.
Cloyd f Plunk, Mo.; this soothing salve
healed a dangerous wound. 26c, All drug-Elsts.-Advertiement.
Hoyt Offers Homes
to Many on His Big
Ranch at McCook
Lynn B. Hoyt of McCook. Neb., ranch
man, in a letter to City Commissioner J.
J. Ryder undertakes to help solve the
problem of the umemployed by giving
idle single and married men homes on
bis ranch the year around.
"We have a big ranch," says Hoyt,
"and employe a large number of farm
hands. We can give men work here and
provide them with a home all the year.
We " can care f r married men with
Hoyt, in. his letter to Commissioner
Ryder, says he saw In The Bee a atory
of how strong men wept when Dean
Noyes, foreman for Commissioner Ryder,
discharged them after the snow had been
cleared from the streets.
Commissioner Ryder aaya be has vis
ited the Hoyt ranch and that it Is "big
enough" to provide homes for several
Ckeeke Cram saatmatlr. .
Tou know croup la dangerous, And yon
should also know tba sense of security
that comes from always having Foley's
Honey and Tar Compound In the house.
It cuts the thick mucus and clears away
the phlegm, stops tho strangling cough
and gives easy breathing and quiet sleep
Take It for cough, colds, tickling throat
bourscnefs and for bronchial and h
srlppe couughs. Contains no opiates.
Every Uiter la a friend. For sale by all
dealers. Advertise msu
ARE TOBE PROBED
District Judge to Name a Commit
tee Which Will Hare Author
ity to Investigate.
NOT MERELY RECEPTIVE BODY
Will .Not Into Any Previous
Wrong;, a It U Takes for
Granted (hat the Last
Grand Jnry Did That.
the personnel of the new committee to
Appointment of a standing committee
to be selected annually to Investigate
charges of unT(feslonal conduct on the
part of lawyers arising In lawsuits or
elsewhere Is to . be made by Judges of
the district court at their annual meet
ing at the close of the old year, accord
ing to authentic information secured at
the court house.
This committee will differ from previ
ous similar bodies named by the Judges
from time to time in that, it Is said, it
will be expected to assume an attitude
of Investigation rather than to remain
merely in a receptive position. The com
mittee will deal only In future events,
the last grand Jury being assumed to
have wiped the slate clean so far as
past history Is concerned.
Answer to Grand Jnry.
Although this action, it Is said. Is not
In the nature of an answer to the request
of the Omaha Bar association that an
Investigation be made of the last grand
Jury, which indicted several lawyers, it
is likely thnt no other reply will be
made to the request. It is practically
certain, it Is asserted, that the lawyers'
request will not be granted.
Previous committees named by the
Judges for the purpose of dealing ith
charges of unprofessional conduct against
lawyers have been without result, ex
cept that the results of their investiga
tions were used by the last grand Jury.
The committee now in existence was
named two years ago. Doubt haa existed,
ii is declared, in the minds of some of
its members whether they should take
the initiative in beginning investigations
and no secret has been made of the fact
that they are anxious to be relieved of
No announcement has been made of
is Divided on the
For so many years has the Jnrktonlan
club of Omaha been annually tvlebratlng
the anntverKary of the victory of Andrew
Jackson over the British at New Orleans,
that this annunl banquet has been taken
as a matter of course. Now on the eve
of the anniversary of this bnttle the an
niversary that has the greatest meaning
of all. since It Is tho centennUI anniver
sary January S. this long established
Jacksonian club Is somewhat divided as
to whether or not to glvo the annual
It Is entirely possible and even probable
that the club will yet get together on the
proposition and give this banquet, but at
the last meeting Saturday night, they
could not are on It. Pome wanted to
celebrate. Others wanted the occasion to
go by default this year. The meeting
adjourned without any definite decision
on the matter having been reached.
There is one more chance, however.
Another meeting Is to be held next Satur
day erenlng In the Patterson block. The
proposition of a banquet is to be brought
up again at that time. If It should be
decided upon them, there will yet remain
nearly a week in which to make the ar
rangements and engage some speakers.
OMAHA PRINTER INVENTS
A NEW STYLE "STICK"
A new printer's "stick," for use In Job
composing, has Just been patented and
prepared for manufacture by C. t Stu
art, 82 South Twenty-first street. He Is
employed by the Festner Printing com
pany. Fritilers assert that his invention
will prove a great help to improved work
in that trade.
Its advantage Is that it can be set ac
curately to a fraction of a point, whloh
Is only one-seventy-aecond of an inch,
whereas the old style printer's "stick"
can be set only to one-twelfth of an
Inch. Stuart secured a patent in his own
name and has made up a number of the
new appliances, but haa not decided
whether to manufacture them himself or
sell his rights to a company.
MORE THAN 2,000
MEN CUTTING ICE
Dealm Are Hurrying to Get In
Part of Crop Before Warm
Weather Spoils Ice.
MAY HAVE TO STOP HARVEST
l.arae Gangs re at Work at Carter
Lake and at All the Ire riaata
of the llallronria and the.
So far the warm weather that h.s re
turned has not interfered with the Ice
harvesting In this vicinity. However,
should temperatures continue to rise dur
ing the next two or three days work will
have to bo discontinued until another
The Ice harvest is going on all over
Carter lake, where sonio 700 men are at
work. There the Ice Is a little more
than twelve inches thick, and of the boat
quality that has been harvested from
this body of water In years.
On Carter lake the Omaha Ice and
Cold Storage company has some Jnn men
working; the I.akesldn Ice company av,
and John Ounderson 150. If the weatTier
turns cold these forces will be materially
At Meadow. Ashland. Memphis and
Seymour Park lake, the South Omaha
packing houses and the Rock Island road
have something over 1..KW men at work,
so that all told, right now tho loe harvest
Is giving employment to more than 2.00J
men, the wages ranging from X to 30
cents per hour, depending upon the char
acter of the work.
WANTS CERTIFICATES OF
BIRTHS OF HER CHILDREN
Mrs. Agnes M. Rankin. formerly
of Omaha, now at the Hotel Curson,
Curson street, Mayfalr, London, hns
written the city health office for the
birth certificates of two children, which
she says are "urgently needed."
One of the children of Mrs. Rankin
was born In Plattsmoiith and the other
In Omaha. The physl"lnns she nnmes as
attendanta are dead. The children were
born In 1892 and 18P6.
i Store Hours, 8:30 A. M. to 6 P. M. Saturday till 9 P. M. 1ZZT-ZZZZZ
.Monday, J)ec. a, 1914.
STOKK NKWB KOH TUESDAY.
Phone Douglas 18
Just As We Predicted, This Great
MteirliiiFigfcnnia8 Sal off Itoidly-to-Weaur
Suits, Coats, Dresses, Wraps, Etc.
Brought Forth a Wonderful Response
AT tbis writing (Monday 9 A. M.) the department is crowded with shoppers engci
to share in the wonderful values afforded. It's a sale you can not afford to over
look if. you have a ready-to-wear need of any sort. Below is an idea of what the sale
means to you.
Women's Coats at ) Price and Less
Women's $35.00 to $45.00 Coats . . . .$17.50
Women's $15.00 new Cloth Coats $7.75
Women's $19.50 Curltex Coats $9.50
Women's $45 Plush or Cloth Coats $22.50
Women's $25.00 Ural Lamb Coats $12.50
Women's $29.50 Arab'n Lamb Coats $14.75
Women's Gen. Sealette Plush Coats $17.50
Misses' $20.00 to $35.00 Cloth Coats $12.50
Children's $7.50 to $10.00 Cloth Coats $4.50
Women's $35.00 Tailored Suits $14.75
Women's $55.00 Velvet Suits $19775
Women's $49.50 Broadcloth Suits. .$24.75
Women's $25.00 Evening Wraps. . . .$9.75
Women's $30 to $35 Evening Wraps $12750
Women's $40 to $45Evening Wraps $1175
Evening. Afternoon Gowns, Party and Street Dresses
$25.00 to $35.00 Aftrenoon Gowns $14.75 Beautiful $50.00 Spangled Robes for $24.75
$45.00 to $75.00 Afternoon Gowns $2500 Women's $29750Party Dresses for $14775
$95.00 Evening Gowns, sale price. . .$34.75 Women's $15700 to $25Tancy Dresses $9.95
Economy Basement Fur Coats Reduced
Women's $15.00 to $25 Winter Goats $4.98 $30.00 Caracul Fur Coats, this sale, $10.00
Women's Good Warm Winter Coats $1.98 $40 Russian Pony Fur Coats, choice, $19.50
Women's $15.00 Chinchilla Coats for $3.98 $90.00 Marmot Fur Coats, this sale, $39.50
Women's $15.00 to $25 Party Dresses $4.98 $98 Tiger Cat Auto Coats, this sale $49.50
'hildren'B $6.50 Coats, 0 to U years, $2.98 $KX) Hrook Mink Fair Coats, this sale $59750
Children's $1.9 Curly Pear Coats at 95c $115.00 Xearwal Coats, in this sale, $69.50
ml 'i nt m im
(Continued from yesterday)
Try, if you will, to express an emotion with your
hands. Joy and sorrow, hope and despair, the whole
gamut of human emotions can be expressed by the
hands. The eyes, the lips, the whole face cannot be
half so eloquent as the hands.
Watch the hands of the man or woman you arc
trying to impress, or who is trying to impress you
the rest of the body can be immobile,
but the hands give away the secret.
The devout woman
praying to the Al
mighty, the traitor
supplicating his cap
tors for life, the
stricken girl wringing
hands to her
ing hands at
even an approximation
of the intensity of
feeling felt by the man
or woman in such
No writer, no poet,
no orator has ever
been capable of ex
pressing the inner
most feelings of the
heart, the Innermost
thoughts of the mind,
in as true and unmis
takable a way as is ex-
pressed by merely a
turn of the hand. Im
agine a pair of hands
appearing to you out of
utter darkness. Imagine a pair of clutch,
ing hands! The light is on the hands the
rest is murky blackness.
These two hands can
speak to you. They
can tell you a tale that
will freeze the blood
in your veins. They
can relate to
in the dark.
horror that will turn
your hair grey in the
twinkling of an eye.
Yet, not a word, not
a syllable, not a sound
has been uttered.
Eloquent with all
and more than man or
woman can think or
feel are simple human
What does it all
mean ? Man since
Creation has stood at
the door of this Mys
tery of the Human
Hand. The door re
mains locked he can
(Further diselosures later)
The European Telephone
Only two European cities, Stockholm (Sweden), and Copen
hagen (Denmark), have as many telephones per population as th
average American city.
In no other city in Europe is there half as many telephones
per population as in United States cities.
Here are the 1913 statistics of several representative Ameri
can and European cities.
CHy Country Oprd By pr 100
Omaha U. 8. tall Caaftpaay 20J
tockfcalm Bwadan Private Campany ijj
Chlcaff U. t. BM Campany 14.4
Minneapolis.... U. a. Ball Campaay tlj
Daa Mainaa. ........ U. B. Bafl Cmpajr 11.4
Duluth U. B. BcN Company .$
Naw Yatit U. B. Ball Company 9.4
Copanhataa).. Damarfc Prhrata Campaay g.4
Clavoland... U. B. Ball Campany ' a.4
Buffala ... U. 8. Ball Company a.1
Glasgow 8coJad Qovaramsnt S.S
London.... England Qavarnmant 14
Llvarpool..... England Qovarnmsnt 3.2
Parla Franca Oavarftmant
St. Patarobwrg rtoaata OovammaM tjt
Vlanna Austria aovsrnmsnt 2.7
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