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BRIEF CITY NEWS
Boot Frist n Now Beacon Press
Borrsas-Qrmndsa Co. Urhttnc fixture.
T Buy Two TlT IotlH-Th city
fur-chasing agent ha been authorised to
buy two horiea for the fire department.
To47a Complete Moris rrotrW
rlssslfled section today, and appear In
The Bee KXCLUSIVELT. Find out what
ln various moving picture theater offer.
Oaa Beoralt Oat By Ray A. Gard
ner of Crelghton, Neb.. was the flrt re
cruit In two weeks to psss the examina
tion here for the navy and was enlisted
a coal passer.
A BaTlna of Tlm for both customer
and yourself when your office. I con
veniently located. The Bee. Building
"tha building that la always new"
make this saving sure.
Mtb BUff Tlnss Al Bo hi and Min
nie Bosen, Seventh and Webster streets,
charged with robbing Andrew Newman
of Sioux City of pa, were each fined fi
and costs In police court.
Tha BJtat Bank of Omaha, pay 4
per cent on time deposits, I per cent on
savings accounta. 'AH deposit In this
bank are protected by the depositors'
guarantee fund of tha atate of Nebraska.
Beaolutloa for Tom Blng The city
council adopted a resolution referring to
the death of Detective Tom Ring. Com
missioners Kugel. Kyder and McClovern
served as a special 'committee on this
Orotte Asks 918,000 Bamagea Leo
Oroette has brought suit for $15,000 dam
age against the city, alleging that he
wasi Injured when he stepped Into a
storm sewer basin at Sixteenth and Chi
Beeelpts from Emergency Hospital
Superintendent Kugel of the department
of police and sanitation reported to the
city council that the receipts of the City
Emergency hospital for the first three
month of thl year were $763.10.
To Advertise for Cage City Clark
Flynn has been directed by the city
council to advertise for bids for an elec
tric cage for the electrocution of dogs
at the city pound, as urged by the
Humane society. The apparatus will
cost about 260.
Boston Show Improvement Thomas
R. Huston of the Hlatt-Falrfield real es
tate firm, who was operated on at the
Nicholas Serin hospital for appendicitis
Monday morning after being taken from
the company's office but one hour before,
is improving nicely. Trouble made its
first appearance Sunday morning.
lCrs. Xseblsr Asks Divorce Mrs.
Grace B. Keebler, SOEl Gold street, has
brought suit for divorce against Godfrey
J. Keebler, department superintendent of
the electric light company. Cruelty Is
alleged as grounds. She aska custody of
four minor children. Mr. and . Mrs.
Keebler were married in Omaha July 4,
IS LAIDAT REST
Funeral Serried for Late Managing
Director of Fontenelle Hotel
Held at Trinity Cathdral.
MANY ATTEND THE CEREMONY
Boys Whq Captured
Bandits Are Now Up
for Robbing Boxcars
John and Frank Kudma,' brothers, were
brought before the United states 'com
missioner on a charge ot robbing a car
in the Union Pacific railroad yards her,
Their ' case was . continued until . today.
TKey were opening a ;box .of. candy, when
apprehended and were armed with' a
slingshot and a long caseknlfe. i '
John Kudrn while In Jail, st Fremont
last summer on a similar charge climbed
out through the roof one night, leaving
a note that he had merely gone home to
spend the Fourth of July and' would re
turn. He kept his word. ' '
Tha two Kudrnas are the boys who se
cured the first clue to the- men who
Tcbbed the Union Paclflo trsln at the
Lane cutoff several years ago. They were
going to '-school then and after ali the
detectives had failed to get a clue these
two boys saw the end of a new atrap
sticking ' out of the ground. This was
the clue that led to the capture ot the
robbers, and the boys received pert of
the reward offered at the time by the
Union Pacific. "
Escorted by the heads of depart
ments, with whom William R. P.ur
bank had been a friend and clone
business associate for years, the
body of the president and managing
director of Hotel Fontenelle, whose
sudden death occurred Saturday, was
borne early yesterday to Trinity
cathedral. The funeral services
were held there at 2:30 o'clock, In
the presence of a large gathering of
prominent and representative
Many at Fan era I.
Many directors and stockholders of the
ltoiigla Hotel company, which owns the
Fontenelle building, and of the Intel -State
Hotel company, the lessee, attended
the Impressive Rplscopal funeral cere
mony, which was conducted by Rev.
Oliver Henry Clcavland. assistant dean
at Trinity, In ' the alienee of Bishop
Arthur T Williams and Dean James A.
Tnncork, who had been called out of tho
Others attending the services included
a number of Omaha hotel men and
buslnisx ar.d professional men and a
number of women, all of whom gathered
to pay their respects to the memory of
the able hotel man, whose strenuous and
untiring efforts resulted In the successful
opening of the new hotel, but brought on
the Illness wMch caused his untimely
Mra. Barhank la Vresent.
Mrs. Burbank and her 5-year-old son,
Rolland, were present and here up
bravely under the strain. Abraham Bur
bank, brother of the deceased, now man
ager of the Fontenelle, and A. N. Cole.
a brother-ia-law and the secretary of
the company, were the other relatives
attending. Relatives at Seattle, Wah.,
and Springfield, Mass.. were unable to
come to Omaha for the funeral.
, Active pallbearers were chosen from the
various departments of the hotel, and
had been associated with Mr. Burbank
In eastern hotels, before the Fontenelle
was opened. They wer
Peter J. CostelU. Chsrles II. Mayard,
E; H. Curtis, frank Fuller.
A. E. Sutcliffe, . P. H. Croghan,
H. K. Gregory, H. V. Clark.
Honorary 1'slbrerers. '
Representatives of the owning and leas
ing companies of thu hotel, of the Omaha
Hotel Men's association and of other pub
lic interests acted as honorary pallbear
ers. They were:
Norrls Brown, John L. Kennedy,
A. U Reed. C. T. Kountie.
Arthur C. Smith, fk E. Haverotick.
Ward M. Burgess, Thomas R. KlmbalL
P. H. Phllbln, F. J. Taggart.
The body will be placed temporarily In
the-receiving vault at Forest Lawn cem
etery and will be taken to Syracuse, N.
V., for final Interment. .
Mrs.. Burbank and the : little aon will
accompany the-body east within' a few
week and will remain there to--live.
The Best Medicine for' t'owahs.
Ths first 4P ojf r. .King's New Dis
covery helps your 'cough, soothes throat.
Get a bottle to. day. 50c, All druggists.
Advertisement, .. r '.
Shines in Picture
Omaha's "Welcome" arch lettered for
the Leslie-Jiirtse men stares out of the
current issue of I-exlle'e Weekly In pho
tographic reproduction. The explana
tion Selow the picture reads as follows:
" 'Stop oft In Omaha' Is the nlogan of
The Omaha Bee, and this plture repre
sents the welcome Omaha extended to
the conference of the western managers
of the leslle-Jud(re company recently.
The same courtesy Is extended by Mayor
Dahlman to all the leading business or
ganisations whenever they convene tn
the hospitable wide-awake city of
SMALL PR0FIT ON LOAVES
Minneapolii Baker Testifies for the
Locals in Bread Case Before
CASE PUT OVER UNTIL FRIDAY
William M. Regan of Regan Bro.. Min
neapolis, who have one of the largest
baking plants In the United States, pro
ducing millions of loaves of bread an
nually, testified for the defense In the
suit In Judge Redlck's district court. In
which tho Jay Bums Baking company is
charged with selling shortwelght bread.
Mr. Regan's evidence tended to support
tho contention of the defense that the or
dinance Is unreasonable. He asserted that
his profit per loaf last year was one
fifth of a cent and that his plant paid
less than S per cent on the amount in
ested. Bread could not be sold at more
than 6 cents, he declared, but admitted
he had had success in "pushing" a 10-ccnt
"Ever)' housewife thinks the bread sue
bakes is better than any other," he tes
tified, "and It Is difficult for bakers to
gain her patronage unless they give her
lust what she wants."
P. E. Peterson, head of the U. F. Steam
Baking compsny of Omaha, -testified for
the defense, presenting similar views.
The hearing was continued until next
AD CLUB NOMINATIONS ALL IN
Tw enty Are Named, from Which List
Fire Directors Are to Be
PIERCE TALKS ON ADVERTISING
Twenty members of the Ad club have
been nominated for five places to be
filled on the board of directors. The
nominations were mado by ballots han
dled through the mall. The votes were
tallied at noon and the result o? tho
nomination announced at the regular
noon luncheon hour at the Hotel Rome.
The nominations are:
11 D. Peters.
.11. M. Browning,
T. O. Devaney.
Charles K. Duffle,
K. H. Klltton.
o. V. Holmes.
W. p. HnpKon.
F. I.. Herman,
15. H. Msnley,
TO GROW YELLOW FOWERS
IN CITY BEAUTIFUL CAMPAIGN
Suffrsglsts will Join m the "city beau
tiful" and garden clubs' plans by ob
serving May 1, national suffrage dsy. as
Garden Planting today. Plans for carr.-lng
on the work wll be discussed at a. meet
ing of Douglas county suffragists, which
will be held Thursday morning at 11
o'clock. In the commltta rooms at the
Young Women's Christian association.
The only stipulation that the suffrsglsts
make I that Just sucti seeds which blos
som In yellow, the suffrage color, shall
The meeting Is called by Mrs. James
Richardson, district chairman, in the
absence of Mrs. Z. T. Undsey, county
chairman. A new county chairman will
BIG ARTESIAN WELL AT
SOUTH OMAHA COMPLETED
-What Is said to be the largest artesian
well In Omaha has just been completed
by 8. B. Gelger of Chicago at the Cudahy
packing plant in South Omaha. Tho well
flows 1,500 gallon of water per minute,
I 1,080 feet deep and twenty Inches In
City Dads Pass New
The city council passed a compromise
ordinance relating to the licensing ot
clairvoyants, palmist, fortune tellers,
trance reader and other of similar ac
tivities. The feature of this new measure is that
spiritualist mediums, ' clairvoyants, mis
sionaries, minister or healer who are
members In good standing and who hold
certificates in a spiritualist organisation,
authorised under the laws of this ur any
other state or the District of Columbis,
need not pay any annual license fee In
Other will be required to pay S30 a
year or SIS for six months.
The passage of this ordinance was the
result of bringing together two contend
ing factions of spiritualist In this city,
and it Is said that all is peace at present.
Those behind this ordinance say It will
protect their members and the 'jubllo !
against impostor who claim to tell for
tune In devious and questionable ways.
STILL NEED MATERIALS
FOR HOME OF MRS. PETERS
Mrs. Rose ePters, whose husband. Henry
Peters, was drowned early last fall In
Carter lake. Is still In need of twenty
eight sacks of cement and 8,000 pounds of
sand. The public has readily responded to
tha call to help the woman, but despite
this fact the material mentioned above
will be needed to complete the little home
at 4211 Larlmore avenue. Mrs. Peters has
six small children and receives a mothers'
pension of $25 a month..
PINCHED FOR VIOLATING
Tha following violators of traffic regu
lations arrested by Officer George Emery
were arraigned In police court and given
IX and costs, with suspended sentence:
C. L. Hawea, SB 37 California street; D.
Lang, 207 South Twenty-fourth; Frank
Shirley, 370 West Broadway, Council
Bluffs; F. !udw(g, SIT V street. South
Omaha; James Perry, HI South Twenty
seventh street, and B. Rlefel, Jr., of
Junde. ' .
AUTO STOLEN IN OMAHA
IS FOUNDjN DES MOINES
The automobile belonging to Dr. J. A.
Herfhke of this city, which was stolen
Huaday, has been locate.! In Ies Moines
by the authorities t that place. The
Initial J. A. H. were partially scratched
from tho aid of the ear. otherwise tt
u ia seemingly good condition.
Our Complete Spring Display
Of beautiful over stuffed and solid mahogany furniture. The choicest
that la produced in this country Is now being: shown by us In a grand
variety of styles and patterns, and the prices, they are so much lower,
made so on account of our inexpensive building and inexpensive lo
cation, combined with a very small operating expense, enable us to
makes prices that would be impossible under any other condition.
Welnvite Inspection and Comparison 9
See our extensive line of beautiful
electric lamps; many new designs
In wood, brass and wicker are be
ing shown. They are priced from
$3.50 to $22.50
See our complete spring showing
of beautiful French Wilton Hugs
in an excellent variety of patterns
in the medallion and all over effects.
A massive and thoroughly comfortable
m..d Art Craft CWr with a loos,
cushion, which is npholstsrsd with a
b.aatlfal tapestry. The back 1 also
upholstered with the same material, an
eaoeUeat value at our J 2 50
An elegant genuine ' mahogany
Library Table in a massive colon
ial design, nicely finished and
made aa all good mahogany fur
niture should be. QOO CA
Our price 3aWa.OU
A massive 1m Art Craft Mocker to
natch th. above chair, comfortable.
w.ii oraoeo. slc.ly linlshsa ana thor
oughly well mads) our
Out of the High Rent District
!f mm .s' tsv Vfii. '-
i""" 1111 " - ""
A. D. Samuelson,
J. O. 8lford.
Charles 1 Vance,
R. B. Wallace.
W. n. Williams.
F. EX Zleler.
The board of directors Is made up of
fifteen men. Five are elected each year.
The five to be elected out of this list are
lo be chosen at the regular meeting April
?7 The fifteen then get together and
elect the officers of the club for the en
Guy C. Pierce of Chicago, one of the
nctlonal advertising men of America, ad
dressed the club at the noon meeting.
Me touched advertising from a national
standpoint, telling ahout what the big
nstlonal magaslnes are doing to build up
their advertising. He went over the meth
ods used in getting results for the ad
vertisers, and how they assist the ad
vertisers In taking care of their cus
tomers after they get them.
Mr. Tierce is president of the Agate
club of Chicago, a club of topnotchers In
the western advertising field. He is chair
man of the entertainment committee of
the Atlas club, another m-ell known ad
vertising club. He la also western man
ager of the Associate Sunday Magasinea
and Every Week.
New Lighting for
South Omaha Now
About All in Place
Within thirty days the Omaha Flec
trlo Ught A rower company will have
completed the new lighting system In the
business portion of South Omaha. Work
la progressing rspldly and the setting of
the posts for the street lights have
started. The conduits are finished and
wires are being drawn through them.
When the new lighting system Is In
operation It Is contended that the busi
ness portion of South Omaha wilt be th
best lighted of that of any city In the
west. The street to be Illuminated by
the new system Include Twenty-fourth
from J to O. N from Twenty-third to the
Union depot, and O from Twenty-fourth
to Twenty-stxth street- The wires sup
plying the new lights will all be under
ground. There will be eighty-two orna
mental iron posts, set at the curb lines,
with the Ismp bottoms fifteen feet above.
Each post will carry two 400 candle
power lamps. On each post cne lamp will
shine over the sidewalk and the other
over the street. The posts are being set
ninety feet apart and algsagged, o that
no one lamp will be opposite another.
METHODISTS TO HOLD BIG
SUNDAY SCHOOL INSTITUTE
Methodists will hold a Sunday school In
stitute at the First Methodist church Of
Pouth Omaha May S, 4 and 6. Methodists
in Greater Omaha will take part.
WORK TO PREVENT DROP
IN WATER AT LAKE MANAWA
For fear that fish which were put In
the lake last fall may go out a the lake
falls, some fifty men were put to work
st Ijake Manama to prevent the lake from
flowing out Into the Missouri river, which
with the present high water touches the
lake at four points. The connection with
the river has raised Iake Manawa some
four feet and It Is hoped that the four
foot rise can be maintained.
CONDITIONS IN NORTHERN
NEBRASKA ARE GOOD
H. M. Pearce. rrelght traffic manager
of the Omaha road, with headquai tera In
St. Paul. Minn., la In town. He asserts
that business Is fairly good and that
though the spring has been somewhat
backward, farming operations are pro
gressing rapidly along the line In Ne
braska, Iowa and Minnesota and that the
acreage that will be cropped will be fully
up to that of any former year.
OMAHANS KNEWW.R, NELSON
F. J. Taggart Talks of Esteem with
Which Famous Editor Was Re
garded in Kansas City.
MRS. LORINa IS A COUSIN
F. J. Tsggart. manager of tha Loyal
hotel, yesterday telegraphed his sym
pathy and condolences on the death of
tlone Nelson to August F. Seested,
business msnsger of the Kans.ts City
Star. Mr. Tsggart knew Colonel Nel
son Intimately fnr years, having come to
know him through business relations
while In the clothing business In Kansss
"He was one of the greatest men this
country has ever known," said Mr. Tag
gart. "I don't confine that distinction
to the city where he lived, but make tt
'There are few cities which have one
cttlsen who stands as characteristically
and acts aa aquarely for the city ss Col
onel Nelson did for Kansas City.
"HI home was one of the show places
of Kansas City and I know from fre
quent experience the air of hospitality
that hung about It. There was an at
mosphere of welcome there such as I
have never experienced elsewhere. One
of the colonel greatest pleasures was to
tell Seested to get together 'his boys
and bring them out for an evening at the
Nelson home. These boys were thirty
or forty of the leading business men of
Kansas City. He could make you feel
at home more than any other human
being I ever kt.ew."
"He was the kindest-hearted man In
the world." aald Mrs. Edith Rumsey Lor
Ing, 3S1S Dodge street, Omaha, a cousin
of Colonel Nelson. "What he has done
for me and my family I could never re
pay. My mother, Mrs. Rumsey, wss 111
for seven year and during all that time
he Insisted on sending us every kind of
assistance and simply overwhemled us
with financial aid. At this time I am
proud to tell of It."
PROTEST FILED AGAINST
THE BURLINGTON TRACKS
A protest containing the signature of
128 residents who object to ths Burlington
extending a sidetrack from Ninth to Fif
teenth street has been filed In the city
hall. Another protest has been rc-dvml
from business men Interesld along the
route of tho propooed track. lmprot
ment clubs arc circulating other protests
The city council committee of the wholt
will take this matter up again on May 11
BICHEL CHARGED WITH
SELLING DISEASED CATTLL
T. A. P-lchel. who ITves nesr Renann (
charged with selling nine disessed cattle
to Swift ft Co. after he had knowledge
of their condition. In a complaint signed
ly U C. Klgln, a state inspector, snd
filed In county court.
25, $30, $35 and tip
MICOLL'S Spring fab.
rics represent the very
brightest and beat
thoughts of the Foreign
and Domestic cloth
makers for 1915.
There's no sifting out
here what you don't
like; its a question which
you will like best.
So with the Tailoring
Out fourteen great store
meant baying power un
known to the one etore
tailor. You ehare in the
saving from quantity par
ehate. NICOIX UteHiilor
.'WO Jen-ems Sons .
200-211 So. lth St.
Tuesday, April 13, 1915. Burgess-Naah Oo.STORE NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY Phone Douglas 137.
Here's What We Consider To Be the Most Important Sale Wednesday of
NEWLY f MIMED MULLfflMEMY
That Has Been Announced For a Long While
IT'S a general clearaway of millinery hats that for one reason or another have not sold at the regular
nrir as miirklv aa we thourht thev should.
l-slr . . 1 7 re- V "
We do not allow our millinery to
"drag" if it does not sell within a few
days at the original price, we put a
figure on it that will take it out in a
hurryrthat's the reason our millinery
section is always showing new and
fresh creations in millinery.
The offering Wednesday includes
a wide variety of styles and shapes,
practically no two alike, individual
find distinctive models in fact, there's
b hat to suit every fancy.
Trimmed hats, former
Jy priced to $7.50,
This is the way we offer them:
Trimmed hats, former
ly priced to $10.00,
Trimmed hats, former
ly priced to $15.00,
Trimmed hats, former
ly priced to $20.00,
Trimmed hats, former
ly priced to $45.00,
The UNTR1MMED HAT SECTION Offers You Values
That Are of Equal Importance for Wednesday's Buying
THE shapes of which there is an extreme variety includes hemps and Milan hemps, in all the most
favored shades, as well as black. Four groups:
Untrimmed hats, that were to
$3.98, choice, at
Untrimmed hats, that were to
$4.98, choice, at
Untrimmed hats, that were to
$6.50, choice, at
Untrimmed hats, that were .to
$10.00, choice, at
OSTRICH PLUMES On Sale Main Floor
All extra fine quality male stock. Every one fully fiaranteed; black, white and
Plumes, were to of I Plumes, were to 7f I Plumes, were to a ia
$3.98, for pleD' $4.98, for $1 J $6.98, for
At Special Prices
Fancy flowers for trimming;
were to $1.98: your on
choice, at OuC
aurareaa-Waski Oaswssl FImi.
The Basement Millinery Section Comes Forward With
UNTRIMMED HAT VALUES for Wednesday Like This
'"pHERE is a great vanety of styles and shapes
from which to choose, including
Milan hemps, black and colors.
Untrimmed hats that were $1.98 to
$2.98, in one great lot in the base
WE TRIM HATS FREE
Then There Are Five Groups of Flowers
Flowers of all kinds and colors, just what you
need for trimming your hats.
Flowers, formerly to C J Flowers, formerly to A I Flowers, formerly to 1 C.l Flowers, formerly to Oft
39c, choice, at 59c, choice, at lUC98o, choice, at C $1.49, choke, at....-"C
rsre -Wnt Os. Bum .
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