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THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY, AFR1L 2, 1015.
Make Strenuous Effort to Get Ahead
of the New City Consolida
WANT TO SELL CITY BONDS
Determined to have the desires of
the village fulfilled as far aa possi
ble, the board of trustees met In a
midnight session Wednesday night,
following the announcement that
Governor Morehead had signed the
Greater Omaha bill. Due to the fact
that Harry S. Reed was In Norfolk,
the meeting was not called until
10:30, so that Reed, who made the
quorum, could be given time to ar
Paving- and grading- and lightlnK were
the problems considered. Eight new pav
ing districts were createcd, mwt of them
south of Dodge street and east of Fifty
second. Bids will be received next week
and contracts Issued April 14.
Phela Shirley company were
awarded a ce.ntracv. to grade Hamilton
street between Fifty-first and Forty
eighth and several side streets. On April
17 the village will vete on the issuing of
1:15,000 bonds to provide) a boulevard pillar
lighting system, four pillars to the block.
NeVt Tuesday four of the trustees are
to be elected. Mayor Slabaugh alone hold
ing over. It is understood Reed, Crowell,
Westerflcld and Gillespie will have no
Cupid's Agent Has
, His Nose Pulled ;
by an Applicant
Fred O. Williams, a blacksmith of
Osage, la., aa the result of a previous
interview with an April fool joker, se
verely pulled Herbert It. Stubenc'orf's
nose as the marriage license clnrk was
attempting; to secure Information to be
recorded in his books aa required by law.
It all proved afterward to have been a
mistake and the result of advice given
Williams that the license clerk might try
to be funny on April fool's day and that
he should stand for no nonsense. . Wil
liams ultimately left, declaring he would
get a license in Council Bluffs.
Williams showed a little Impatience as
ho answered detailed questions concerning
himself. ' Then Stubendorf asked:
"Who were the younsr woman's par
Williams gave the Information. ..
"How old is sheT
"Twenty-three," he said, looking at
Stubendorf unpleasantly. -
"Has she ever been married before?"
"I heard that you - might try to Ret
fresh, young man," said Williams sternly,
"snd I'll just teach you a lesson."
He reached over the counter, grasped
Stubendorf 'a nose firmly, between his
powerful thumb and forefinger and gave
it a severe wrench.
This was the end of Williams' attempt
to' get married in Omaha.
Not single license was Issued April
feol'a day. - . '
MANY YEARSJF SERVICE
J. C. Thomas 0bf rves Twenty-Tint
Anniversary M Deputy Collector
of Custom in Omaha.
HONOR GUEST AT A LUNCHEON
Deputy Collector of Customs J. C.
Thomas was honor guest at a luncheon
given at the Commercial club at noon by
Collector Cadet Taylor and the office
force. In observance of Mr. Thomas'
twenty-first anniversary of serx'lce in the
government customs office at Omaha. .
He was appointed deputy collector, !
appraiser and clork on April 1. under
Dr. George I MlUer, who took office as
collector at that time. Since then Mr.
Thorns has seen continuous service In
the office, and is rated as one of the
best appraisers of Imported roods In the
customs service. He served four years
under Pr. Miller, a short time under
Colonel Champion 8. Chase, who died
soon after taking office; eight years
under B. H. Barrows, and two terms of
four years each at different times under
Cadet Taylor, the present collector.
Mr. Thomas was born near the Mohawk
valley in New York and went to New
York Clly at the age of 17 years and
became a wholesale dry goods buyer.
He has lived In Omaha most of the time
for forty years, and was 'cashier of the
old Omaha Herald at the time of Its
sale by Miller and Richardson.
At the luncheon in his honor those pres
ent included Mr. Thomas, Collector Tay
lor, James Durness. O. K. Porter, W. IL
Bridges and Boone Kelley. all of the
Omaha custofns office.
Undo Joo Redman
Sees Realization of
- His Great Ambition
"TJncle Joe" Redman announces he will
call a special meeting of the Pouglae
County Association of Nebraska Pioneers
for the purpose of celebrating the passage
and signature of the Greater Omaha Mil.
Mr. Redman ts one of the happiest
men In Omaha today. He says ho came
here on May 13. ISM, when there were 3U0
people In the village, then known as
Omaha City. He was SS yesrs of are last
December and bis smblllon Is to live
to see Greater Omnha with a bona fide j
population of jon.nfln. t
"When 1 came here nearly sixty years
sgo there were Indians and coyotes every
ahere. The Mormons reached Florence
the year before I came. A few months
sfter I arrived Tom Davis opened his
sum mill at the foot of Jackson street.
Steamboit travel was quite popular In
those days." ssM the pioneer.
APRIL FOOL JOKERS CALL
DtAN N0YES OUT OF BED
City employes were not fooled yesterday
when they called at the comptroller's
offlco for March warrants.
The spirit of the day. however, did pre
vail throughout tho building. Campaign
elgars were smoked with unusual care ami
the women clerks were suspicious of bon
lions offered them. Peverst were caught
on candles losdcd with onions or garlic.
Dean Noyea of the street. -pnrtment
was arouiied at 1:45 a. m., by a telephone
call from a person who wanted him to
go to Tesnty-fnurth and N streets, South
Omsha, and repair the street. At 4 a. m
he received a telephone csll to flush th
streets of Florence.
Old Friends Tender
Luncheon to Thurston
A "welcome home" luncheon for John
M. Thurston will be given at the Com
nercial club thla noon by a number
f his old friends and former associates.
Mr. Thurston was at one time general
solicitor for the Union Pacific railroad,
and among those attending the luncheon
' will be President Mohler and General
Solicitor Loomts of that road. ' Off Ictals
of other railroads, judges of the district
court, representatives -of the - Bar - a
soclation and some public officials . of
the city, state and government are x
pected to be present. .
Stork Loafs on Job ,
. a Bit During March
Statistics of the health department for
tho first three months of this year show
that only' four case, of typhoid fever
have been reported, which Is an unusual
condition. ' ... v ' ' - " . -
Since January 1 there have been M3
:ases of messlea" reported,' the prevalence
of this disease being unusually marked.
Totals v for March: Dtphcheria, eigh
teen; scarlet fever As!; measles, 859;
typhoid "fever, three; mallpox, twenty
five; chlckenpox, sixteen. - , j
A ' total of .248 births were reported In
March, deaths. 152 Births for Msrch,
1914,; 2C; deaths, 170. . . ' )
MISS IDA GORDON TALKS
TO THE MENORAH SOCIETY
Miss Ida Gordon of the University of
Chicago addressed the Menorah society
Wednesday evening at the regular meet
ing. A trio musical number was given
by Jack Malashok, tornetlst; Oscar Weln-
steln. cellolst, and Sophie Weinsteln.
pianist. Miss Essie Brodkey renedered
a vocal solo, accompanied by Miss Rose
Brodkey. Miss Mlrrlam Davis recited
"The Last Word," a poem by Sialic
Morris Sherman spoke on the history of
FIFTEEN RESERYISTS GO
TO JOIN THE FRENCH ARMY
A party of fifteen French reservists
who have been residents of California,
for the last five to ten years, went east
through Omaha, en route to New York,
from whence they will sail for France.
ST0RZ GENUINE BOCK BEER
On draught . and in bottlea 'on' and after
April 1. A real , old-fashioned genuine
bock of exceptionally fine quality and
flavor. Be sure and try it Order a case
for your home now the supply U limited.
Phone Chs Store (Web. 10). Advertisement
A Passing Glanca at Mr.
It is Interesting to peruse the public
record relating to Mr. Zlmman'a activ
ities on tax matters. He has consist
ently and Insistently stood for an equit
able tax that the small home owner may
not be unjustly burdened and that the
big Interests should stand their Just
share. This ha meant a bold stand at
times, but Mr. Zlmroan feel that the end
justified the means and that be can
stand upon his tax record with a feeling
of just pride. -
It will be remembered' that he took the
lead in the famous Board of Equalisation
meeting when the Real Estate exchange
sought to equalize the taxes by requir
ing the franchise corporations to pay
their share of the taxes and thus re
lieve the smaller taxpayers of an unjust
went to the front when the ter
minal tax fight was brought up. One of
his accomplishments in this connection
was the adoption by the republican state
convention of a terminal tax plank which
eventually : resulted in a law which is
now in operation.
Mr. Zlmman got on the firing line again
in his advocacy of ' an occupation tax
to be assessed against the public serv
ice corporations. He put his best effort
and thought into this fight and brought
thousands , to his way of thinking. The
result ha been that $760,000 of occupation
taxes have been paid into the city treas
ury, the present annual payment amount
ing to about (160,000. The corporations
fought Mr. Zlmman and his occupation
tax idea to the last ditch, ,but he did
not quit until the fight was won. '.
He has stood and still stands for a
low tax levy consistent with good mu
nicipal government. . He believes that by.
placing the taxation where it , belongs
the levy may be reduced to a Just basis.
The occupation tax is a striking in-,
stance of thla idea..
, Through the operation of the terminal
tax law the occupation tax and . other
tax reforms advocated and put through.
Mr. Zlmman has been instrumental in
enabling the city government to obtain
more money without taxing to the limit
the small bom owner, the storekeeper
and others of moderate mean.
He 'has appeared on various occasion
.before the Board of Equalisation and
urged Increase in the taxation 'of prop
erty of the street railway company, tele
phone company and the electriti light
VOTE FOR m HARRY B. ZIMMAN.
ft I n Read on
We will present
chase of a quart
A Bottle of
Also this pressed Cat Glass Wine Decanter and six
glasses to match, Free with a gallon of our best pure-
food Wines at $2.50 per gallon, or a gallon or more of
Hiller' Whiskies at $3.00 per gallon and up. y
For Friday and Saturday Only
HILLER LIQUOR CO.
1309 Farnam St. Second Door East Of W. O. W. Bldg.
Tt l. D. 1241. We Deliver Quickly.
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In Bargain Basement Friday the Great Power of These Anniversary Sales Is Demon
strated in the Scores Upon Scores of Unprecedented Values Ihat We Shall Offer
Corsets for atont figure
and for women who I
need extra nupport. This
corset la reinforced with
extra eteela over Jalps,
with protector under
front steel. Guaranteed ,
rnat proof; else 20 to
88; very special Friday
In basement at
15c Tissues, 10c
ST-Iark Wevea Tlsrae Ptak Mae,
tan, lareader aa blaek aa4 wafte
atrlneo. Bxeelleat far kaaae acaaes
aad rhOdrva'a weari laanera aeaa
orallr. Heaular artee loe. n
Aaalveraary Sale Price, ltfC
a yard w "
20c Voiles, 10c
Finest Quality Voile
Plain evenlnar shades:
also white. For danclnc
frocks, blouses, etc. 40
Inches wide. Res;. r
2c. Anniversary I
Novelty White Ooodn
Tnnludlnar Lace Cloths.
Crepe Voile, Qponre,
Btamlne, Corded Voile
and Ratine 27 to 40
inches wide. WerUt to
Price, yd '
Mea'a Plata Wnrte Fla Oattaa
Haadkerebiefa .Wltk mmrww keat
aMteklaa;. iJtrgr slae. Wmmb'i a ad
Cktldren's Flae Taac Berderea' Han
kerrkleta Wltk faaey a-
Ittala. Aaalveraary Sale ZriC
Prtee, ekalr far as
"Pointer Brand" Cha
mola finish: eontalna no
flllln;; soft and snow
white. For fine under-
muslins, it Inches
wide. Bale Price,
lB-yd. fcolta for. .
Wash Goods, 5c
White and Colored Wash
Goods Odds and ends,
from on to five-yard
sary Bale price, rjf
Mereerlaed Jf a p k t a a
Iltaanl rea4y aa.
Rwalar arlee 10a. f
AaiinnaiT Mala Tr
Men's and Women's Full
Heamlees Hosier y -i
Policed heels - and tees:
1 double soles. Black, navy
ana un, audi-
Price, a pair. . .
Boya. Misses' and Chil
dren's Stocking Black
only. Medium and he. w
ribbed; double heel and
sary naie .
Price, a pair.
Oar ftaa af Blrket Twflle Tewel.
lawMade with faaay kaa m f
ara R-intlar a Haa B , , Q-fQ
Mercerized Table Dam
ask 60 plecne: nay
fine -finish. M Aft
Inches wide; yd...',v
7c Towels, 4c
Pleached Huck Towels
hemmed ends. Rcu- AC
lar price Jttc; each.
10 Pieces of Heavy Qual
ity Table Paddlnr tl
In. wide. Raa. prices) a
sc. Anniversary A. jr
inlaa Fall Maaaas S4xf4
11 at aa4 luk siai . Beat
4at aa4 ama. Aaaavaraary
aate Prasa, a yara
Suiting In all
the neat stripes
and figures. For
rompers, etc; also
lie and lc ni
Wonderful Basement Sales Friday
of Women's Apparel for Easter
Suits for $8.95
Worth $12.50 and $15
BEAUTIFUL creations in the very
smartest styles of the spring, in
the materials that are most in vojru and in
complete assortment of spring's best shades.
Suits of wool poplin, serges, gabardine,
shepherd checks, covert cloth and other fabrics
that are most popular for spring and early
Sixes for women and for misses, 14 to 18 and
34 to 36 1 included in this great lot also are
serge suits in sues 39 up to 53 for the stout
figure. Friday's fascinating price will be,
choice for only $8.95.
Dresses for $8.95
Worth $12.50 and $15
ELEGANTLY styled dresses correctly
fashioned in every detail of the
spring's leading materials crepe de
chine, chiffon taffeta and fancy foulards
in all of the newest spring colors and in
A wide range of styles U offered nOitaxy ef
fects, suspender styles hip bodice styles, coatee
effects, etc. jut those that are . Q Qti
most in favor now; choice at. O.ia)
Beautiful dresses of crepe de chine
In the delightful colors of spring;
allk popUn dresses, dresses of chiffon-taffeta,
memallne, chiffon and
like materials; styles are just what,
they should be. Good values at as
high aa f 10 for $4.85.
Suits for $15.00
Ordinarily suits Ilk these would
sell for as much aa $25. They are
absolutely correct aa to tailoring,
.hey are of the very beat spring ma
terials. In the ahadea that spring r in
quires and are copies of the much
higher priced models. Special $15.
Coats at but $8.95
Worth $10 and $12.50
CMABTEST spring styles in these gar
& ments that will be so much worn this
spring military styles, flare back styles,
Tipperary and Balmacaan modes all are
included in this low priced group.
They are of check materials, of covert cloths, of
ilk and of satin all the materials that predomi
nate the season's fashions. a Q rt d
Very special Friday. SO.yD
Coats for $3.95x
A special purchase of sample coals
makes this price possible. Included aro
white serge coats, fancy check coats,
coats of novelty clotha and like ma
terials. Hundreds of coats and dozens
of styles. Usually sold up to (10; Fri
Smart Skirts at $3.98 and $4.98 Frid ay
Handsomely styled skirts of fine all-wool poplin and gabardine,
as weir as serges and covert cloths, chiffon, taffeta, etc., in all
of the new styles military, high betted effects, etc., with pockets
m front and on sides. They zrt in shades of sand, putty,
Belgian blue, Battleship gray, etc, $3.98 and $4.98.
11.25. fl.49 and $.8& tbe very low
- prices on these new spring coats for
age 2 to 6 and to 14 years. Doz
ens of iityles, all new materials.
''.'' -.j ,y. .')i;S Handsome large hemp sailors as illus-
bands with smart tip in the front. These Jj
hats are in the fashionable spring colors
and combinations and wouW usually sell
for $3.50; very special, in the Basemeut,
Friday, choice of many for only.
Great Selling of Good Shoes
Women's Fine Dreaa Pumps, Oxfords snd Shoes Patent and dull leather.
with cloth or kid tops. Plain pumps, Colonial ties, Mary Jane a aa
with ankle strspa and low heels, four or flvs strsps snd La Jp jQ
vaiiiere styiea. am new lasts a no pattern an spienamiy
made. Style and qualltl aeid usually for $3. All sizes, pan
Misses' and Children' Ankle Strap
Slippers Dull or patent leather;
nature shaped laats. White kid
lined. Sizes 11V4 to 2. CQ
Bale price, a pair pl)l
Sizes leaa than 11V4. a pair $1.49".
Small Lot of Boys' and Girls' Shoes
Odds and ends from our regular
lines, worth to $1.60. Annl- QC
vereary Bale Price, a pair. . . . ODC
White Canvaa Pumps and Oiforda
for Women and Children Worth to
$2.00. AnnlTersary Bale "7 r"
lrice. a pair I DC
Silks and Dress
1,500 Yards of Plain and Fancy
Silks, Meeaalines. Peau de Crone,
Fancy Stripes, Jacquards, printed
silks, and fancy and plain poplins
Worth 69c. Anniversary
Sale Price, a yard
Comfortable House Slippers for
Women Strap or Juliet styles.
Flexible soles and rubber heeds.
Anniversary Bale Price, fin
a pair VQC
Men'a Dress Oxfords Tan calf or
gun metal calf. All good style;
practically all aizes. Worth to $3.50.
Anniversary Sale Price, g Qg
a pair spl.tO
Children's Dress Shoes Red kid or
black and other combinations.
Hand turned solea. All fQ
bImhi to 8. Pair VOC
-r - .5,000 beautiful
my Diossoms on
pHo; sale Friday at, a
4jwi) blossom, 16c.
A large assort
ment of other
- Easter plants at
Corsets of great value
for medium and slender
figures. Medium bust,
Pllk embroidery trim
med; Ion it hip. with
heavy carters at-ft
tarhrd. Upec'l Frl-hjf
day In Hasement. w
nrssslerrs. haf k-rloslna-,
made of rabl net: also
aood muslin hraeslerea,
trimmed: slses 14 to 4
ae-Tara Flae SSslltr I
rail ataaaara rlatfci rnaatly llara
a ad dark arreaaaa. Aaa
data sad Saaroa,
( Flower Kecllnn
Tbra Special Lota of Fin Dress
Oeeda Remnants and Mill Ends
From t to 6 yarda long; sold by the
plo only. Including Coverts,
8rga, Wool Creps, Fancy
Weave, Batiste, Victoria urtlngs,
Oabardlnes, Black and Whit
Checks, Fsncy 6trlps In black and
eelora. To be sold according to
length and quality each place
Men's Suits for $8.50
A lot of handsome sample suits in Eng
lish and semi-English models, as well as
the more conservative styles. In this
great lot are -some of the very popu
lar blue serge suits in both 2 and 3-button
models. Ordinarily suits like, these
would cost from $3 to $5 more
than Friday '8 price of only...
Men's and Young Men's Suits $5
Handsomely styled suits of pure worsted and
cassimere, in both 2 and 3-button Models. AH
shades and all sizes are included. Every suit in
the lot .Is a great bargain; hrijay in
the basement, your cnoice at only.
Man's Worsted Trouss
DO-Inrh Oentilne French
I ChaUta Beautiful va-
rletv of colors, mostly
lJVkc; a ysrd.,
Dress Glnerham Txma;
serviceable lnntha. to
15 yards; easily matched.
Neat checks, stripes and
I0 and UVo
valuea; a yard. ,
Tissues, 7Vm "
27 -Inch Fa nay Dreaa Ttnae aer.
erlaav waaa fa arte la all Ike a
eeeca aad etrtaest faet eel. a.
ant. Regular arfre 1 t
1B a yard "
Best Quality Apron
irraun. In tiiiit and whit i
checks snd broken
effects. Regular 60
value; a yard..,..
12-Inch Fine -Quality
t'onarae fthlrtinir In all
th dealrable strlpea snd
lie. and lc val
ues:, a yard.
ae.larh Merrertaad Black Saee.
Hiakly laateredi aennaaent f 1
Salaa abaalutely fast alack. MAI
Ilea-ular rrlce J5c a yard...."'
Remnant of all kind ef ,
Hcrlm, K lamina ana as
10-Inch Taraatry a
Drapery Goods r
Worth He and X"
6c; yard "
1 1 '
Full (s Lae Curtains-, j
Whlteand ecru, m n
Annlverry Sal f JfC
Boe Yarda ( Hewaaat a ad Iaartba
Fraal Stack I art ad la all Maala af
wash eaada. (lubaaa, aamlae,
alleaea. ekalllca, etc. Vat. ab I
ara lOe. AaalerarT Sake f
Sheets and Slips
ftheats Made from Bood I
trra.de bleached muslin;
3-Inch hems, nn
ready for use: aiC
4!xl6-Inrh Bleached Pil
low Slips From full
ready for use, each.
It-Inch Unbleached Mus
lin Extra weight, heavy
round thread qual-f
Itv. Off the bolt, rir
a y SM a
Mlahly Mereerlaad Frtnted ruliiti
hlr luortaral at aaar aa 1
atylea. maally dark aatortaca. lAC
Sale prio. a yard............"
Floor Mops Each.llVa
Oyochet Cottoo ReuUr
price lilc; for a ball.,Se
Rlok-Raok Braid All
sties; for a yard 1
Good Gold Eysd Needles
A paper. ,...-..,.. .1 '
I -Yard Bolts of Good
Tave A bolt I
rat Colored Wash Bas
ins A holt S
Msrcrlsjd Crochet Cot
ton All color. S
Cm m ) UK' rasswreefBBst a.u I wi m Wiwtj anay