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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (May 16, 1915)
SAME GAS USED TO
Two New Junior. Fire
rsnk of Junior eai'talas of the fire dt
partnmnt. . Fred Vaverka, Junior naptaln
f hose company No. . and George Cu
sick. Junior captain of hook and ladder
company No. 1, hsra been promoted to
the rank of senior captain, succeeding
John Coyla and George U. Crager, who
will be second assistant chiefs June 1.
These changes are to conform with a
new law which plaoea the assistant shiefs
within the operation of the double pla
toon system. ' '
AS USED FOR WAR
Michael Quinlan of hook and ladder No.
1 and Jonas Tt. Francis of hook and lad
der No. 1 have been promoted to the
. Apartment a flats, houses and eottairet
ran be rented quickly and cheaply by a
Bee 'For Rent" Ad.
Till; OMAHA SUNDAY BKK: MAY lfi, 1915.
R. B. Howell Fats Same Gaa in Bei
erroin as Germans Use
KILLS SOLDIERS IN TRENCHES
Chlorine gaa similar to that used
by the Germane on the Belgian fron
tier la being used In the city water
here, according to Manager Howell
of the city water plant. Mr. Howell
has returned from Cincinnati, where
he attended a meeting of the Amer
ican Water Works association.
While cast he learned that the
chlorine being used at Florence
could be confined in capsules and
used in warfare.
This mnt-rlal la used In the water in
the proportion of six ;Runds to 8,000,000
pounds of water and works as a germ
destroyer. He learned that In war this
Kan Is carried In capsuiei. which are held
a few feet above the s round and re
leased when there is a wind. Having;
much greater specific gravity than air,
the (as remains near the ground and
kills the soldiers in the trenches, for
' Intsance, Mr. Howell was told at Cin
cinnati by an expert who claims to have
Information on the subject
Mr. Howell visited Terra Haute and
Columbus, O., and says he gathered in
formation which will oe useful here In
the clarification and settling of water.
Little Lad Breaks
Leg; Run Over by
a Lumber Wagon
Joe Sculla, 12 years old, living at 1112
South Thirteenth street, was run over
by a wngon loaded with building ma
terial and driven by George Cooley at
' Sixteenth nr.d Tierce ctreets about 8
o'clock yesterday. The boy sustained
a comrtunti fracture of the left leg, se
vere bnil.'ies mid possible Internal In
juries. He was removed to St. Joseph
The wagon belonged to McCaffrey
Bros. The boy was coasting down the
hill on n llttl.-i wagon and In this man
ner enme" under the wheels of the heavy
Shoots Self With
While carrying a .22-ca.llber rifle, which
he thought was unloaded, Willie Nemeeek,
-1-year-old son of Mrs. Charles Nemeeek,
1518 William street, accidentally - shot
himself In the right foot and suffered
painful Injuries - which necessitated the
calling of Police Surgeon Folti. Willie,
in company with' Mllian Aedlvle,- laoe
William street, was bringing the rifle
from a neighbor to the latter lad'a father
and WUle was pulling the trigger of the
gun he thought unloaded, when the bul
let was discharged.
Wheat Prices Drop
Two and Half Cents
Even with the Hessian fly scare con
tinuing, wheat prices declined 1 cent io
2H cents, prices ranging; from $1.44 to
11.49. There were nineteen carloads on
the Omaha market. tract!cally all 't
which was taken over by millers and buy
ers for them.
Corn followed whoat, the ugh the low
wan not so great. The prices slumped
cent to lai enntf, the selling prices be
ing IIP cents to 71 ' rents per bushel There
were forty carloads on sale.
Oats were steady and tinchangjj from
'Friday, prices remaining amuhd 4 rents
to 49 cents. Thero were Out four loads
on the market. -
HEARING OF THE NATIONAL
A petition or intervention In which
minority stockholders seek to oust Presi
dent David W. Armstrong. Jr., and those
associated with him in the management
of the National Fidelity and Casualty
company has been filed In the suit
brought by. the Insurance board. The fol
lowing minority stockholders signed this
petition: T. J. Mahoney, David Cole,
D. C. Bradford, Colonel Thomas Swobe,
O. B. Williams and Edwin T. Swobe.
Mismanagement of the affairs of the
company Is alleged In the petition. A
hearing has been set for Tuesday morn
ing. CURED BY ONE ENLISTMENT,
BUT CAME BACK FOR MORE
George W. Bostwlck declared when he
was discharged honorably at the end of
his first enlistment in the navy that he
"was cured." That was August 19, 1914,
in New York City. Saturday he appeared
at the local recruiting station and en
listed again as a coal passer. By fail
ing to re-enlist within four months of
his discharge he forfeited full pay for
those four months which he would have
received. He also loses about S1.S0 a
month from the pay he will receive dur
ing this enlistment. Nevertheless, "this
la the life," said George.
RICHMAN GETS THIRTY
DAYS FOR ABUSING WIFE
"If the mayor thinks you can makr a
man out of yourself, he can pardon you,"
said Judge Brltt in police court t". Kmer
mm Rlchraan. a youth who rooms at the
State hotel. "I think you ought to go to
1a II for thirty days for assault anil bat
tery aga.inst . your wife."
Whereupon Rlehman was committed to
Jail, after he had set the wires working
with the mayor's office, A second com
plaint against hirr, charging wife abuse,
was continued a month. The young wife
now Uvea with her mother at 630 William
street, the police rsy.
CLARK FILES APPEAL BOND
IN FAMOUS KISS CASE
Albert A. Hark of Council Bluffs. -ftminnt
In the ki.it in which Mri. Edith
111 wus awarded tl.i'to damnse for
a furcltile kits and embrace, has filed
su nigral bond for U. in dtstrl t
court, i'1-eparatory to referring the raie
to the supreme court.
World Famous Musicians on Retailers' Course
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Tomorrow begins the sale of . tickets
tor the six concerts to be riven unrfnr
the direction of the' Associated Retailer
of Omaha during - the coming fall and
winter, under the title of "The Charitv
These tlckeU m ill admit 'the holder tn
the following attractions at the Omaha
Boston Symphony orchestra, October 7.
Mme. Geraldlne Farrar,, November 23. .
Mm. Nellie Molba, December $.'
Frits Krelsler, February 16.
Ignace PaderewKkl, some time in March.
Here are the prices of the uunn i..ir.
ets to this amasing series:
Rows one to fifteen, t.
Rows sixteen In thlrtv tr.
Rows thirty-ono to forty-five,
Rows one to two, $6. (
Rows three to five, $5.
Rows six to eight, 4.
Rows nine and ten, $3.
Divide these figures by five, that nnm.
ber of attractions, and you get the price
at which each will be seen."
Thus divided, the hlo-heat nrtnut
oost J1.20 for each performance, and the
lowest priced seats are 60 oenU for each
attraction, . .
The Associated KatnJlan - ! uinui
of most of the busy stores of the retail
district, who took this matter In hand
several months aro. whan
with a proposition to present these five
world-famous musical attractions on a
popular-priced "course." Tha nrnWi i.
not undertaken as a profit-making ven
ture, for all the surplus receipts are to
be given over to charity. I
Tho-Boston Symphony orchestra whlrh
Is coming to Omaha Is the full and com
plete orchestra with 101 . playing- artists.
With the full eaulDmenr nt 111
posing the entire organization, and with
lis ceieoratea conductor. Dr. Karl Muck.
It stands alone amonsr the orchMtrlu
of the world. In the artistic quality of
Its personnel, the supreme mastership of
Its conductor and the perfection of Its
performances. When It was engaged for
a series of concerts In May at the Panama-Pacific
International exposition in
Ban Francisco, the' reason given for its
engagement was Its absolute supremacy
In music, and even among musicians In
clined to be critical there waa no criti
cism. . . .
In the realm el pur song. In absolute
beauty of voice. In mastery of daxzllng
coloratura, Melba. for twenty years has
had no rival.
Voices such as hers appear only at long
Intervals and -even then they are rarely
combined with the musicianship and
skill which have ' always characterized
the singing of the incomparable Aus
tralian prima donna.
WITHDRAWS ANSWER IN
MIDST OF DIVORCE SUIT
Sirs. Valberg Rowell - waa awarded a
decree of divorce and temporary custody
of her S-y ear-old daughter. Dolores, when
Charles Arthur - Rowell, her husband,
withdrew his answer in the midst of a
TO WIVES AND MOTHERS
I owe my
Mrs. Anna Under, R. P. D. t, Deasel,
Meeker Co., Minn., writes: "For two
years I suffered with that terrible dis
ease, chronic catarrh.
"Fortunately, I saw ' your advertise
ment in my paper. I 'got ft'our advice,
and I took Peruna Now: I am weil
and the mother of two children. ,1 ow
It all. to Peruna.
I cannot express my thanks for the
good your medicine has done me and
my family. Tills, spring I took cold
and It settled In my kidneys. I took
Peruna and in a few days I was all
f ,' K -V''- 1
Pino men and wompn all 'over lliis country arcglarl to tostifv
to the merits ot'.fVrunii as ;i IkhikcIioM remedy. I'eruna is tlie
leader us a cfitarrh iiu'dieine, l-'or ermulir. ntid iAU IVrunu
has no buperior. ft'iffjl.-oxlw.:;ivfy uved as a ri jviuody.
u. tis- r& ill s -iL
The name of Geraldlne Farrar brings
to mind the beautiful face of the-most
fascinating personality America hss yet
given to ' the art of miurio. Here is a
girl, born and bred in New England, who
tn her early twenties could honestly
claim that the world was at her feet
Berlin, Paris. Vienna, Petrograd, the
great musical capitals of , Europe and
the whole of her native land vied in
rendering homage to this daughter of the
old Bay state. From her very debut
In Berlin at the age of 19, ' a foremost
prima donna, she has gone from triumph
to triumph In opera. New Tork la happy
in the knowledge that she will sing
there next winter, but the country at
large Is equally so. knowing that first
she will make a long conoert tour. -
Paderswskl Is no stranger to Omaha.
The supreme pianist of this time has
played here often and Omaha well knows
the spell he casts on his audience. The
secret of his hold upon all the people
of the world Is found ' not only In his
music, but In the. personality of the. man
himself. , , j ,
Frits Krelslnr, the great violinist, has
won and holds only the affectionate ad
miration of musicians, but of the great
public which Is always quick to realise
and appreciate good qualities. - No violin
ist in the history of musio has) attracted
such audiences in quality . and size as
Krelsler has In the last few years and
the same people come to hear his ex
quisite playing time after time, 'unable
to get enough.
Anticipating the rush which la certain
to mark the first placing or the tickets
on sale, they have been distributed among
the downtown stores which have music
departments as follows: ' K
Burkess-Nash store, music department
and information bureau.
hearing before District Judge Redlck and
discontinued hla contest of her suit.
Mrs. Rowell declared the little girl's
grandmothers, Mrs. Charles H. Rowell
and Mrs. Minnie Hansen, who wore both
anxious to have her custody., should .oon
tlnuo to have the care of her at frequont
Bee Want Ads Produce Results,
Mi. Maggie Durbln, J8 Victory
St., Lsttle Rock. Ark., writes: "I was
troubled for fire years with a chronic
dlseaaa I tried everything I , heard
of, but nothing did me any ' good.
Some doctors said my trouble waa
catarrh of the bowels, and some said
consumption of the bowels. One doc
tor aald he could cur me; I took his
medicine two . months, but It did me
no good. -A friend of mine advtsed ms
to try Pemna and I did so. 'After. I
had taken two bottles I 'found It was
helping ine, ao I continued ' Its u
until I am sound and abIL"
Brandels stores, picture department,
second" floor. "t " "
Harden ' Bros., music department.
Bchmoller tc. Mueller Piano company.
A. Hoape ' company. -
Also at the Nebraska Cycle company,
Sherman ie McConnell Drug company,
Beaton Drug company, and the box of
fices of the Brandols .and the Boyd
theaters. Other firms, organizations or
persona wishing tickets to sell may apply
to Local Manager Lucius Pryor, third,
floor, Brandels stores.
lldll , Urn
price. . .
A splendid solid
oak Rorker, gen
uine leather seat.
upeclai for f 7
acmt", big 4.(9
By far the beet value In
Omaha. "Bturgla" and "Tou
rist" Carta, improved carta,
newest Improvements, Prices
$:to down to $3.78. ft. 8
Bee our special on ."V
Ann o unc
For i Miit
of Bee Readers
The constantly increasing demand ;f or Bee
want ads has made it necessary, that we re
produce a want ad blank in our. classified page
stating as explicitly as possible our ' lowest
cash rate for one, three and sevqn time inser
tions. We believe this will be an advantage
to our readers and eliminate any unneces
sary correspondence when desiring to insert
small want ads.
This is the store that gives a
Brass Bed Free with every
Home Outfit of $100 or over.
This store makes the
You will be surprised how much less you will be
charged for good furniture here. You will save a
considerable amount and get a BRASS BED
TBEE if you buy at Rubel's.
We ask a smaller down-payment
and a, much smaller monthly pay
ment than any other Furniture
house in Omaha.
YOU GET THE EASIEST TERMS
IF YOU TRADE AT RUBEL'S.
V SMl HIT J ' " " '
1513-15 HOWARD STREET
Between 15th 16th Streets
Solid oak. 6 feet
high, fine A.St
keeper!. . .
Three-door alae, front leer,
removable metal ahelrea,
patent lever lock! and other
features. Very on- of BJ.75
usual Tttiuw at .
only. . . . . ......
Made of solid oak.
French bevel ft4
mirror, aaie J
1 price w
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