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VOL. XLV XO. 1)1.
OMAHA, 8ATUKDAY MOKN1XU, CKTroilKU
Maw Steads, to Be
- Treias, at Hotel
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
IIOTION PICTURE !
folding Corporation Which Controls
Patents is Declared Conspiracy
in Restraint of Trade.
OFFICIALS IN BIO O. A. R. ENCAMPMENT Colonel
D. R. Stoweta, quartermaster general of Buffalo, N. Y., and
George A. Hosley, chief-pf -staff, of Boston Mass., In charge
at the Washington national reunion.
EIQ VICTORY FOR GOVERNMENT
PHILADELPHIA Oct. 1. The
United States government von a
sweeping Ylcto'ry in one of Its impor
tant anti-trust cases today, when
udge Oliver B. Dickinson in the
i nited States district court here,
banded down, an opinion dissolving
tbe alleged moving picture trust on
the ground that It was violating the
Sherman ' law regulating interstate
.,ymi1 rThe decision was rendered against
the Motion Picture Patents company,
the General Film company and many
other concerns and individuals man
ufacturing motion picture films and
accessories, or controlling the rights
of their manufacture. Many mil
lions of dollars are involved.
The court made no auggeatlona aa to
Itow the -alleged comtii nation ia to be
dissolved, but requested that a decree
ie aubinltted for approval. It ia probable
that the caae will be tuken to the u
The defendanta in their arguments laid
stieaa upon the rights of thoae holding
patenta to-do with their property what
they thought beat, but the louit In Ita
opinion declared that the granting of a
patent dock not confer a license to do
that which the law condemns. The court
found that the defendant went far be
; yond what was necessary to rroteot
I patent rights and that their acta eon-
itituted a violation of the anti-trust laws.
4 Moropoly la Alef'jtht.
It waa charged by the government that
. the alleged monopoly waa formed In 1008
by virtually all the manufacturer of
movlnir picture films in the country. Un
der an agreement made by these con-c-irn8.
It. waa alleged, the Motion Picture
.enta company waa made the holding
oncern of nearly all the patenta that
have been Issued. A Hat of theater
. J and moving picture places waa prepared
jf, "nd no film exchange, it waa alleged.
waa allowed to distribute films to any
exhibitor except those named on the
list. . ... .
Uniform prices and rules were made, it
was further alleged,' and if the film ex
changes did not observe the orders of
the so-called trust, their supply was cut
The ault was fUcd Auguat 16, 1912, and
final argument waa heard In December,
1914. The ault was conducted for. the
government by Edwin H. Grosvenor,
special assistant to the attorney general.
The defendanta named In the original
petition of complaint besides the .motion
picture patents company are General Film
company,' Blograph company,' Thomas A.
Edison (Inc.), Eeaanay Film Manufactur
ing company, the Kalem company (Inc.),
George Klelne. Lubm Manufacturing
company, Melies Manufacturing com
pany, Pathes Freres. the Sells; Polyscope
company, the Vltagraph company, Frank
U Dyer, Henry 'N. Marvin, J. J. Ken
nedy, William Helzer, Samuel Tong, J.
A. Berst. Gaton Mclles, Albert E. Smith,
George K. Spoor and W. N. Sellg.
The court In Its decision states that
all contracts enumerated In the govern
ment's petition and the combination
therein described, were a conspiracy In
restraint of trade, and therefore illegal
and that' they constituted, with the ex
ception of the operations of the Mclles
Manufacturing company, a monopoly In
olatlon of the anti-trust laws.
Htrrrlm O'opot'e Power.
The court sketched the formation of
the alleged Illegal combination, ahowing
that it was created in 1908, and that the
total Investments amounted to millions
of dollars. The plan was, according to
the court, to corblno the manufacturers
end Importers of films Into one Interest.
PORK PRICES, GO UP AGAIN
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Different Cuts Advance from Two
and a Half to Three and a Half ' '
. : Cents a Pound. . .
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SUGAR COMES DOWN A UTTLE
. Sugar has taken another drop In price
Sugar la how re'tai lMg at nineteen pounds
for II. and. according to' Al King, man
ager of Hardens' rroeery 'denartmeet,
the market la weak nd everything
polnta to a furthar decreaae. .1 a . .
Four has gone, up. The retail price la
now 11.40 a aack, an advance of t "cents'.
Hutter took an advance of Pctnt' thla
week. F.ggs and 'cheese have remained'
the same. ' ' 1 '
Pork has gone up again. Pork chops
are, selling, this week at 13 cents a pound,
an advance of cents over I not week.
Spare ribs are- bringing 134 Cents. Kist
week 10 cents was' the price. 'Shoulders
that were IS cents last ' week ' are now
15 cents. . ... ' - ,
With the advance m pork, beef fell a
little. Tot roast is bringing ! cents a
pound, H cent down. Bolting bi'cf dropied
a full cent to cents and round steak
1 cent to lb cents. Klb roast 'and the
more exponalve cuta remain about the
same. ' ' 1
Iambs and chickens chow no change.
Ham and bacon both advanced. Ham
advanced 1 cents a pound on the retail
price, from IS to 1 cents, and bacon went
up from 18 to DO cents a pound.
Peachea are about off the market.
Pome Colorado and I'tah peachea are
sttll selling, but are about thrwonli.
Wellington applei are on the market.
They are of lery good quality, but are
rather high. They sell for It !1 a box
Home-grown aweet potatoea" arrived
thla week. They sell at 3b cents a basket,
about fifteen poumls to the basket.
Today's the Bay
for Boys and Girls
: onKing's Highway
'.! ' , ' '
The youngsters' wrtl relpm supreme on
the .carnival grounds Saturday, which
will be children's day.. 'Admtstdon.to the
grounds mill .be cut to 6 cents for chil
dren, and they also will, be admitted to
afi the .shows at half price t.ntil after
p. m., when the regular prices will again
b charged. ' .,.:..!.
INTERNAL REVENUE GROWS
Increase of Two Hundred Per Cent
Over September of Last
BIO GAIN FOR QUARTER, TOO
FOR SEPTEMBER GREATER
p.ulldlng operations .during September
In Omaha showed a decided Increase.
The city building department reports ISO
permits Issued, representing' a total In.
vestment of ITCR.OW. ' Beptomber IrM year
yielded aeventy-four permits and . a
total of U1I.3-V0. .
The' total for 'this year to date Is
13,724. ST.' Total for the corresponding
period of laat year was I4.1C2.TZ3.
It Is believed this year will enual It
not exceed the showing made laat year.
With several nearby states going dry,
Nebraska la atlll paying an Increased In
ternal revenue to I'ncle Sam, according
to the monthly and quarterly reporta by
Collector of Internal Itevenue George It.
An Increase of more than WO per cent
la shown In the total Internal revenue
collections during September, over the
corresponding month of 1S14. Ijist month
the collections amounted to l.M0.i7, a
oompared to only ts,40S.S4 In September
a year ago, a gain of about i.'.0ft.
While the September rei-ord of treb
ling last year's collections for the monlh
docs not hold good for the quarter alnce
July 1, the latter period also shows a re
markable gain, collections having almost
doubled, from about IC0.M0 to about
I7K5.0O0. , .
Chief Ieputy K. V. North of the col
lector's staff refused to comment on the
big gains, saying that such comment had
been forbidden by the commissioner , at
Washington. It Is known, however, that
the local distillery has been shipping
large quantities of whiskey to fill orders
all over the country, and that Is sup
posed to account In part for the Increase
Interm.l revenue comes not only from
liquor and tobacco t-ixes, but also from
Income taxra, war stamp taxea and many
Mother and Son Are
Nearly Overcome by
Mra. Fred Osborne and 1-year-old son,
residing st 4X3 Rrsklna street, were par
tially overcome by smoke at I a. m. Two
furnace pipes became unjolnted. Mrs.
Osborne took her Infant to a neighbor
ing house where, medical attention was
givn. The fire department responded.
t'oaahs and folds Are Derlova.
Xon't disregard your cold. Tou anee-w
cough, are feverish. Nature's warning.
Ir. King's New Discovery will cure you.'
fUc. All drugs luts. Advertisement.
GREAT WESTERN TO RUN
SPECIAL CN PARADE DAY
Acceding to the demands of people;
living along Its line, for the first time
In the history of the road the Great
Western will run a special train Into
Omaha for the Ak-Sar-Ken festivities.
This train will come from, aa far . east
aa- Carroll. Ia., elahty-elsht miles. It
will leave Carroll next Wedneadsy morn
ing and .reach Omaha at noon. Return
ing, it will stall back at 10:30 o'clock,
after the electrical parado. It will start
out with five cars.
p. At. srotvtrz.. -
ents or the monopoly which went with
them. It cannot be that the grant of pat
ent right confers a license to , do that
Khlch the law condemns."-' '
Opens at U. of N.
in Omaha Receive
Order to Mobilize
George Cosmos, secretary at the Omaha
Greek consulate, lias received a telegram
from Ambassador Voures St Washington, -
vlerderliyg- the mobilization of Greek re-
-" " ' ' ' seeista Mn Omaha. ; All reservlstr who
A School of embalming ahci sanitary 'gprVed ijometim between the years lfc2
science la to be conducted for six week to 1311 are called.
commencing Monday. October 4, et thH - Tne first call Is for all reservists who
College of Medicine of the University of nve accomplished three months of ser
Nebraska at Omaha. The faculty hna vice during those years. The second Call
decided that since It hss all facilities for , fOP all reitervists belonging to the
offering such a course in Nebraska, the classes 1912, 1913, 1914, although not under
medical school is the proper place to con- 'colors. The third call la for all auxll
duct such a course. . I iarlos belonging to classes US92 to 1911,
Hitherto there has been no place In the whether or not they have served under
state where persona couia learn the em- the colorsr The fourth call is for all
balmlng science except by serving an ap- officers without distinction of classes,
prentlceshlp In an undertaking establish- j Those who served as volunteers or w'ho j
ment. Chicago, New York, and a few were naturalised as citizens of the United
eastern cities have schools In which theso States after the age of 21 years, are ex
sciences ate taught. ,einpt whether they are in any of the
Instructors in anatomy, pathology, , above classes or not.
chemistry and other branches of the col
lege will give courses In their branches,
while a number of practical embalmera
from vsrious parts of the state will give
special lectures during the six weeks.
COMES TO SEE CARNIVAL
BUT MISSES ALL THE SIGHTS
Buck I looser or Aurora. 111., whom the
Those out-of-town men who will give
the special lectures are Jack Mathews-of Police ansert is a well known character
Mncoln, M. P. Swanson of Omaha, Wal- waa arrested Thuraday night and In the
ton Roberts of Lincoln, 13. H. Dorrance police court was sentenced to thirty days
Lists of exchanges and of theatera were of raah- Oeorge H. Brewer of South In the county Jail. Hooser la believed to
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prepared, and no exchange waa permitted
to have films and no theater allowed to
exhibit them without , the consent of all
The nsmes of none appeared upon these
lists rxcept such as bought all supplies
from the defendants, and any who dealt
otherwise were dropped. Every theater
was required to pay a royalty for the
use of a projecting machine, even when
the machine had been owned by the ex
l.lbltor before the combination was
The court showed how the alleged com
bination exercised its power, and came
to the conclusion that tbe defendant
ere beyond the limit bf the law.
Tbe court in its decision failed to find
"that the Edison patent on the picture
film was limited to its negative and did
not cover the positive motion picture
films, which were dealt In commercially."
This point had been ralsCd by the gov-
I Reference to the bath tub case was
made In the finding, which said In part:
'We would feel constrained on the au
thority of this case alone to find that the
agreements and acts of the defendants
In the present case went fa,' beyond what
waa necessary to protect the use of pat-
Side and W. M. Hill of Hebron.
Death Rat? Fp
According to figures given out by the
city health department. Greater Omaha
consolidation seems to have cut down
the death rate.
Total deaths for Greater Omaha last
month was 13S. During September last
year In Omaha proper the total was 132.
There were 136 male and 139 female
babies born last month.
have come to Omaha to
"see ' the car-
Wonderfully Smart-Looking Suits for Women
We think the handsomest we have ever shown
And the Prices are so Yery Very Moderate
We never had a suit stock to compare with our as
sortment this season, in size, variety or attractiveness.
We have never sold as many suits so early in the season
as we have this year.
There must ce a reason.
If you haven't already seen our line of suits, you
should make it a point to do so for your own sake.
New Tailored Suits
$15, $17.50, $22.50
Fur Trimmed Velvet Suit
$30, $35, $45
Fur Trimmed Boxy Suits
$25, $30, $35
$35, $40, $45
. White Chinchilla Coat.
Are Very Popular
We have Juat received a
new shipment in three differ
ent model. .They have wide
belts, large patch pocketa and
big ivory buttons. They are
priced at i
NEW FUR TRIMMED .
Plush coats are the height
of fashion for fall. Some are
three-quarter and others are
seven-eighths length. They
have fur collars and fur
cuffs, and some have fur
around the bottom.
We show some extremely
desirable models at
$20, $25, $37.50
. Ostrich Feather Boas
Never Have We Shown
Such Smart Looking '.'
Hats for Fall 1
NEVER WERE PRICES SO REASONABLE
We're very proud of our hat section
this season. The assortment is beautiful,
the styles are charming and the selectlou
We show beautiful hats of velvet or
panne velvet and smart looking shapes
in Hatters' pluah. Borne are fur trimmed,
and some flower.. Some have ostrich or
ornaments while others have smart vel
We feature the new small high crown
hats and also the stylish close-fitting
turbans. We show trlcorns and sailors
and large picture hats. . We never had
a more individual collection;' there are
not two alike in the entire stock. , .
Colors Include black and all the new
We Are Featuring for
. Saturday Three
$3, $5, $7.50
A very charming assort
ment of evening dresses e
cluslve in style but la a rea
' sonable price range. - '
They are shown in- nets,
chiffons, taffeta and soiree In
Nile, malie, orchid, prnk. blue
and black. - The prices rane
$25, $35, $40, $45
PRETTY NEW WAISTS
Silk or Lace
NEW FALL DRESSES
Silk or Combination of
. Silk and Serge
$12.50 '$15 $17.50
New Separate Skirt
' Plaids or Stripe
. Very Smart Looking
$6.50, $7.50, $10
Minister Gives Tratlm.ar.
The Rev. C. M. Knighton. Ilavanna.
Fla., wrttea: "For three months I suf-'
ft-red Intense pain In kidneys and back,
W'hlch at times laid me up entirely. I ,
read of Foley Kidney Pills and after'
trying various remedies without result;
I decided to try the Foley treatment. I j
was relieved almost with the first dose ;
and It Is a fact that I used Only IV
tiottles when all of the pains diap-
peered. I am 6i years of age and now i
(eel like a young man again. '
The Dansant Fontenelle
The first of the weekly Thea Oansants will
be held this Saturday from Four to Six.
Tea In the ball-room and dancloe if you
P, pastries, ices aud
in surroundings be
the people you like
Dollar the person admits
t -fJV swill. Your favorite cu
TUU'i7'&i k. cakes. Dainty service
.,u':-?w,w:ir mting. with just
Mirtm&fittf. bout you. One
ir.i-'sti t 'i'S to ball-room and
Usual Sunday night Dinner de Luxe
from Six tp Nine at One Fifty the person.
Music by ChrUtinan and his Fontenelle
Reservations may be made by phone
"BUILT FOR YOU TO EN-OY."
A. Brrbank, Managing Director.
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the automobile era. How smoothly they run! How
excellently they perform! Just as spirited, and fully
as responsive to the driver's touch as any thorough
bred. And even more reliable. The Enger Twin Six
The Enger Twin Six
consider how smoothly it runs, how readily it
picks up from a standing start and dashes away at
break-neck speed. Or how reliable it is under nil
conditions up hill, down hill, or on the level you
may drive it one mile or forty miles an hour without
changing gear! Try it yourself and see.
$1,095 Fully Equipped
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-a a..,.- . , -a j-
Take mj word for It, the Enger
Twin Six Is a Jiiarveloua machine,
the' moat wonderful car for the price
1 have ever seen in all my experience.
If you can't come, phone, wire or write