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INK HI-.Ki OMAHA. TlhSllAY. AI'HII. 1:1, UUO.
BRIEF CITY NEWS
Sava Boot Friat It Now Beacon Press
argaaa-Orandan Co. LlsMlng fixtures.
Wsmaa Socialists to Mt Women's
socialist lotai milt hold a mooting Thurs
day cvrnlng at 8 o'clock at (ot-laltnt
Alto la ttolaa Dr. IlenKke of the
llarloy hotel report the theft cf his
auto from Twenty-fourth and St. Mary's
avrmia Sunday afternoon.
"Today's Oomplata Xorl rrorram'
classified aectlon today, and appears in
Ta Pe EXCMTStVELT. Find out want
the varloua moving picture theaters offer,
acanthly Dinner of Hlcalgaa Alumni
The Omaha Alumni of the t'nlverslty
of Mithican will hold it monthly meet
ing at the Ioyal hotel Tuesday noon at
12 o'clock aharp.
A VarUf f Tim for Loth customer
and yourself when your office la con
veniently located. The Be Building
"tba building that la always new"
makea this saving aure.
Waata Her Maldaa aTama Albert
T'roach, who has brought suit for divorce
against Mrs. Nannie Frosch. alleging mis
conduct, asks the district court to restore
to her her maiden name.
teals Fair of Shoes Prank Miller
of Chicago, who stole a pair of shoes
from the Brandels Stores, was arrested
by Officer L. T. Finn and sentenced to
thirty days In the county jail.
Ces Kea Oat Boll L. J. I lodge of
Madison, 'Wis., met two congenial Indi
viduals at the Union station Sunday nlnlit
nad found upon parting company with
tha pair that he waa minus IfiO.
a State Baak of Omaha pays 4
VT cent on time deposits, 8 per cent on
savings accounts. All deposits In this
bank are protected by the depositors'
guarantee fund of the state of Nebraska.
Busy Corner Cleared The streets aru
clear again In the vicinity of Sixteenth
ml Farnam streets, since the long tem
porary shed covering the sidewalk along
tha Board of Trade building has been
Jitney Without tig-ats William John
son, 3006 North Twenty-ninth street,
charged with operating a jitney bus
without lig-hts, was given a fine of SiO
- and costs with suspended sentt-nce In
Dr. Sfackay Much ImproTed Uev. T.
J. Mackay, rector of All Saints' church,
Is improving each day now, his phy
sician says, and Is able to sit up and be
around the house part or the time. His
complete recovery la hoped for eoon.
Want Xawer Sates on Cement Gen
eral Freight Agent Holcomb of the Bur
lington Is In Lincoln, where the Nebraska
cement case is being heard before the
State Railway commission. Cement pro
ducers are asking a lower freight rate
ea their products from the mllis to east
ern and northern Nebraska points.
Bavia la Apprehended John J. De
fine. Indicted by the federal grand Jury
last week on a charge of stealing mall,
has been arrested. Morris Lonengan,
charged with larceny of an interstate
shipment, and John Butkug, charged
with stealing an Interstate shipment of
freight, gave bond for their appearance
In federal court.
Buxli>oa Beads Out Steel a sag
The Burlington has sent fifty men to
"VVarerly, where they will go onto a steel
gang that is doing some repair work on
the main line tracks. The men were furn
ished by a labor agency. It had advertised
for -fifty men and there were about 100
on hand a apply for tha jobs, tha, ratio
telng about the same as in past years.
TO BE HELDTUESDAY
Service! at Trinity Cathedral and
Body to Be Taken Eatt in
MANY FLAGS ARE AT HALF MAST
Funeral services for William R.
Burbank, proprietor of the Fonte-
nelle hotel, who dlicl suddenly nf
heart failure Saturday night, will bel
mciu m .u p, ni. luejnay auernoon
at Trinity cathedral. The Hervlces
w'll be public. The body will be
placed temporarily In the receiving
vault of Forest Lawn cemetery,
where it will remain for about three
weeks, when it will be taken to Syra
cuse, N. Y., the former home of Mr.
and Mrs. Burbank. Mrs. Burbank
expects to return with the body and
resume her home in Syracuse.
A brother and deter of Mr. Hui bank
are unable to arrive from Seattle in time
for the funeral. Another slxtcr. of Spring
field, Mim., ennnot make the trip.
Tel ps: rams of C ondolence.
Many telegrams oC condolences are
being received at the Fontenrlle. Kdxar
A. Wall of New York, who selected Mr
Burbank for Q. W. Wattles, wired that
he will be here this week. O. W. Wattles
sent a message from California. Many
telegrams were received from Syracuse,
N. Y., where Mr. Burbank had been
identified with the opening anil manage
ment of the Onondaga hotel.
Flags at the Kontenelle and other
places of the city are at half staff.
Directors of the Interstate Hotel com
pany of Nebraska will meet this week to
select a president to succeed Mr. Bur
hank. There was an atmosphere of sadness
about the brilliant structure yesterday
that showed unmistakably the esteem in
which the head of the big organisation
Several dinner parties were postponed
because of the death of Mr. Burbank, and
music was dispensed with.
The management of the hotel will be
carried on under the direction of Abra
ham Burbank and Arthur N. Cole, secre
tary. Ianrrlh lan Tribute.
Victor Panisli, manager of the Com
mercial club bureau of publicity, who was
closely acquainted with Mr. Burbank, In
speaking of his friend, said:
"lie worked himself to death Jimt to
make the Fonlenelle a place of which
Omaha could feel Justly proud. lie often
told me that though the Fontenelle was
Omaha's first truly blir hotel and that
others would undoubtedly follow later,
it waa his greatest ambition to make his
hotel a standard that those to come would
follow but not improve.
"lie had Just achieved his ambition and
success was already in his grasp when
death called him away before he could
enjoy the fruits of his labor."
Mrs. Burbank is seriously 111 as the re
sult of Mr. Burbank'a sudden death.
The active pallbearers have been se
lected from the various departments of
the Fontenelle as follows: Charles II.
Mayard, director of restaurants; K. C.
Grande, steward; Frank Fuller, wine
steward; A. I-.. Schaffer, chief engineer;
A. E. Sutllffe, superintendent of building;
P. J. Croghan, head houseman; H. V.
Clark, manager of laundry; K. K. Murray,
manager of barber shop. i
THE "BEST DRESSED
WOMAN IN WASHING
TON" Mrs. Marguerite
Upton Hopkins, wife of
Sherbourne Hopkins, jr.,
who is in New York pre
paring to go into vaude
ville and also to get a divorce.
f i S
WHEAT CROP ABOYE NORMAL iNeedlccraft Shop
Firtt of the Weekly Crop Report of
Burlington Road Shows Farm
WET SOIL DELAYS PLOWING
The Burlington s first crop ami poll re
lout of the season is out and indicates a
flutterlm; condition through Nebraska.
Colorado and Wyoming, the thiee Malts
west of the .Mixunurl river tributary to
The i rop report of the current dale
slums that over the entire district there
has been mi abundance of moisture dur
ing the last winter ami that at thin
time the soil Is thoroughly soaked from
recent rslns and melting snow, (ienerally
the ground is so wet that spring work
on the furnis has been retarded.
1 'ruling with winter wheal, tl -o aircunc
of which Is greater than normal, the
tepoil places It In perfect condition. Fig
uring on the basis of !' per cent being
what the condition should he at this time
normally on the Omaha. Lincoln and Wy
more divisions it Is placed at 101 and
on tl'.e MeCook division at KM per cent
Meadows and pastures have nut com
menced to show much green, but it is
istimated that they could not be In bet
ter shape, having been covored lth a
thick blanket of snow for several months.
Prospects for all kinds of spring grain
snd fruit are asserted to he good. ,ln
some localities potatoes have been
planted, but the acreage out at this time
Opcu in Bee Lobby
Toe Needlecraft shop, successor to the
Woman's exchange opened yesterday
In the lobby of The I'.ee building Mrs
(' S. Mailmll Is In (Iihikc of the little
shop, which fills a undine need for women.
Here all sorts of women's liaiuhwork
me on exhibition and may be houirht. and
sold Orders are taken for embroli'ering,
hi instili hlng. irochrllng and tattlnir for
women who are themselves noi Hdepts of
Home rookltiK and home haklnn ma '
b i nunc! through the medium of this
Wheat and Corn Up,
Oats Half Cent Off
on tha Omsha Grain exchange the mar
ket wax strong on wheat and corn and
there was a good demand for both of the
cereals. Whrat was up 1 to I rents, sell
lug at II. ;Vt I .'I't- Hecelpts were thir
t'oin followed along with wheat, though
the advance was not so great, being ' in
. selling at MirTlH. with nlnet v-thrcc
)al ilerliued 'a cent, selling at KJfh '..
tents The receipts were thirteen carloads.
S. P., a fall of four and a half feet Is
reported In the last twenty-four hour.
Freezing temperatures Sunday night all
over the north will, the eooinel thinks, re
sult in still further falling in the wster
of the Missouri.
Official Count on
RAILROAD MEN'S SPECIAL
PICKS UP SIXTEEN HERE
The Northwestern-lnion I'scirlc spe
cial train, carrying the passenger men to
the coast, where they will hld their
annual convention, arrived from the east
yesterday. naming eeventy-al pas
sengers and running as a section of No.
I. Here sixteen persons Joined the party
and on the train something like thirty
five railroads are represented.
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JOHN A. SWANS0N RETURNS
FROM PACIFIC COAST TRIP
''Some people mut make lompurlsons !
In oi ler to get a true line on this world, i
and I'm one of them." said John A.
SwHiison. president of the Nebraska
I 'bulling company, who has returned fiom I
a trip to the expositions at San Kiandaco I
. p ' San ll"o
' I". r a substantial, well balanced coun- I
irv Uvr me Nebraska or any of the ad
jacent stuten here In the middle west "
Mr. Swnnson wm accompanied ,by his
wife, daughter and nephew. Many side
tilps wre taken by ibe party. They have
been absent from Omaha five weeks
Be Full of Joy!
Feel fine! Remove the winter 'n
liver and bowel poison
while you sleep.
Spend 10 cents! Don't stay sick
bilious, headachy and
iMstlia(lwn Ian He tared.
Htart a two week's treatment of lr.
Kings New l.lfe fills today. Hood for
sloma.ii and llxer rc. All druggists.
The Flee Want Ads Are Meat Tttisinrss
Maklnst ol v.'tirx Possible.
As long as one is on his leet, lie can
work after a fashion, no matter how
badly he feels. Rut you cannot do Komi
work have ambition and energy, fell that i
Ufa Is worth living w ith sluggish bowe s j
or torpid liver. Foley Cathartic Tablets
do away with thnt drowsy, dull, tired
feeling. They never gripe or causo i
nausea. They're wholesome, rleanslnc j
and healthful. Most satisfactory for
stout persona. Hold everywhere. Advertisement.
' WELSH SAYS NO DANGER
FROM MISSOURI RIVER
"Hair Hie lies told shout I he Missouri
jrler rising aren't true." declares t'oloiiel
I W elsh. The tawny stream, he declared,
i has behaved itself very seemly so far.
It lias not yet approached closer than
within two and a half feet of flood stage.
Hlnce Saturday morning It has fallen
nearly half a foot here. 1 p at flerre.
Tonight aure! Take Fasrarets aaa en
Joy the nicest, gentlest liver and bowel
cleansing you ever experienced. CascaJ
rets will liven your liver and clean you'
thirty feet of bowels without griping. T'yii
will wake up feeling grand. Tour hoad
will be clear, breath right, tongue clean,
stomach sweet tiet a 10-cent box now at
any drug store. Hest cathartic for chil
II -l UUI'll -4 '
FOREIGN MONEY ORDER
! BUSINESS FALLING OFF
A marked falling orf of foreign money
orders is still shown In the local post
office. In March of this year 1,010 foreign
orders were sold totaling t.iru.Sl. In
March of last year, while peace was
reigning, 1,725 orders were suld for foreign
countries, totaling $33,9.15. 44.
SLIDES IN PARK DRAW i
BIG CROWDS OF KIDDIES1
The new slides recently Installed In
Miller and Kountie parks attracted many I
boys and girls Hunday. Kupeiintendanl j
Hummel slater, that before next Sunday
he will have a similar slide in all of the !
other parks. ' i
CAN'T FIND DANDRUFF
Every bit of dandruff disappears after
one or two applications of Danderlne rub
bed well Into the scalp with the. finger
tips. Get a 5-cent bottle of banderlno
at any drug store and save your hair.
After a few applications you can't And
a particle of dandruff or any falling hair,
and the acalp will never Itch. Advertlfe-
ment, ' ...
nger Six Triumph off
III l ' a n v t a I i -sivw, . II as- t
I t till V lUlllDOPU f ' IJfW. nflVvi,5w IX U
CAejrro hWTAi Elf m V contrAL
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vrpow M4Ar aao f Q rfj ri i H)
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at the chassis of the Enger
Light Six 50.
f The man of moderate
means is fortunate in hav
ing unusual engineering
brains and a splendid
organization of the same
rating in Dun's and Brad
street's as the Standard Oil
Co. back of the development
of the Enger Six.
By no other means would
it be possible to construct
a car of the wonderful value
in the Enger Six for $1495.
In point of modern me
chanical excellence, distinc
tive quality, economy and
style, the Enger Six is an
Some valuable territory and lib
eral sales contracts ready for
good, live men.
The Foshier-Enger Co.
General Western Distributors.
FRANCIS & CULLIS,
2024 Farnam St., Omaha, Neb.
i Store Hours: 8:30 A. M. to 6 F. M. Saturdays Till 9 P. M.
MoikIhv. April 12, 111 1 5.
HTOItK NKWH ktllt Tl KWMAV.
I'lione l. 1H7.
See the Complete Working Model of the Pan
ama Canal on Our Fourth Floor It's Free
Tl!K story of the digging of tho I'unama I'unnl is the world's greatest romance.
When our govern men t took charge of it construction the canal was a succession
of fever infected hwnmps.
Through the magnificent work of Col. (Jorgns and his corps of brave assistants it is
now comparatively a health resort.
These men risked and some gave their lives to prove that Yellow Fever was not con
tagious, but contracted from the bite of a certain mosquito.
uh h result of their work not a case of Yellow Fever has originated in the Canal Zone
ii. the past five years.
Come, to the Fourth Floor Tuesday or any day this week and see tho reproduction of
the Canal and Canal Zone, and hear the lecturer tell you how this wonderful work
was accomplished as he points out the places to you on the model.
13UR0 KSS-N ASH COMPAN Y.
It's the Exquisite Taste We Display in Laces That Is
Building This Section Up to Such an Enviable Position
OUH present display is one of unusual splendor embracing all the new effects that
have gained favor for this season.
New lace, chantilly, filet, embroidered nets and fine silk embroidered maline, flounc
ings and allovers, in demand for the gown and blouse.
NEW SILK AND COTTON NETS AT 25c
Pretiy colored silk and cotton nets and silk chiffon, 4"t inches wide, splendid assort
ment of colors. The yard, 25c.
THE NEW EFFECTS IN EMBROIDERIES, 75c TO $5
Fine French organdy, voiles and batistes with filet and Venice; also needle point lace
effects. Very exclusive patterns of different widths to match.
EMBROIDERED FLOUNCINGS, TO $2.00, FOR 59c AND 98c
4U-inch organdy, voile, crepe and hatiiste, also colored voiles and batistes with allovers
to mutch; 1, 27 and 4." inches wide.
FANCY EMBROIDERED NOVELTIES AT 15c YARD
1 ancy embroidered bands, batiste and crochet combination, fancy colored novelty-effects,
J to 4 inches wide, also hand crochet bands, one inch wide, l")c yard.
Bargr a.faaa Co. Mala Flaar.
Untrimmed Shapes in the Burgess-Nash
Basement Tuesday, Were to gl.98 for 50c
PKKTTY, new untrimmed shapes, including hemps, tagals,
Milan hemps, etc.. for women, misaea and children. Sail
oih, trkornB, pokes, lurbani and shepherdess styles. The
colors are brown, red. sand and blue; also black and white.
Were to f 1.98. Choice, 30c.
Another Big Selection of
Flowers for Trimming
to 75c at 15c
Almort every Imaginable flower rosea,
dalnies. poppies, sweet peas, June buds, etc.;
were to 76c, choice, l.V.
Mnlngs at 10c.
WE fRIM HATS FREE
nrr-Ifh Co. Haaament.
Non-Shrinkable( Cotton Chif
f onBasem'nt Tuesday 1 5c
SOMKTMINC new. advanced and better for mak
ing street downs, drenties lor miHPes and chil
dren's wear. Large range of beautiful designs and
colorings. . ThoHt) (hat appreciate newness and
beauty Hhbuld come to the Wash Goods -t fr
Department Tuosday. Yard IOC
Pretty Colored Flaxons, 12Vc
New and large style assortment of flaxons In col
ors, light, medium and dark ground; a - Q 1
choice selection at, yard AaCzjC
Ginghams, Percales, Etc., 5c
Odd lengths of various grade of ginghams and
percales; widths 27, 32 and 3ii-inch. A splen- f"
did selection on the Bargain Square at, yard. . OC
orrssa-Vasli Co. Bassiatnt.
Gray Enamel ware in Two
Big Groups Underpriced
SCOHF.S of first quality
pieces offered at a big
35c, 50c Enamelware, 19c
Including water palls, oblong
roasting pans and preserving
kettles, 35c and 00c - Q
values, special for. ... lJC
COc to 75c Enamelware, 39c
Including tea kettles, coffee pots, dish pans, Ber
liu kettles, sauce pans; (iuc to 70c values on
aargasa-Xaah Co. Baaamant.
Announcing for Wednesday a Most Important
SALE OF MILLINERY
See Tuesday Evening Papers and Windows for Particulars