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TIIK BEE: OMATTA, TTTKfiDAV, DECEMBER 7. 1913.
AFFAIRS ATJOUTH OMAHA
Three Hundred Persons Attend
Funeral of Packing House
SIX ARE INDICTED
i HERE FOR PERJURY
'Witnesses for Union Pacific in the
; Moore Damage Suit Held by
Federal Grand Jury.
iCASE SETTLED FOR $5.0,000
SIx'n.en hare been Indicted by the
federal Brand jury In Omaha on a
, charge of perjury while they were
Witnesses for the defense in the re-1 numbers of frianrls made their appear
r-int trial or the suit or John A. I anr at in cuanei.
: Moore. Omaha attorney. aa!nt the , dnlrh "ult- P"or f th!
. ' ... ., Ish Lutheran church of Omaha, officiated
t nion raclflc Railway company. M th. nmnny A rholr or male
Moore sued for $150,000 damages consisting of twrhber of the church con-
'for Injuries received When a train on gresntlon sang farewell selection.. Rt-
whlch he was entering Omaha had a rl ymn wtn "un htM
.. . ... , ,, . . . . and the servie win over, interment waa
slight collision. He alleged that as a ,n th, FofMt ,wn ccm(.try. B)xtn
result of the Injury he was rendered automobiles made up tha funeral proos--subject
to epileptic fits. The defense sion.
sought to show that he had been sub-) P'dt wa a well-known Swedish cltUen
. . .t. .1 t. . . . of Omaha. .During the aervlcei the rrowd
Ject to this affliction before the accl-a , rE- that over ha,f werJ
dent. i In on tha sidewalk and In tha street.
Witnesses were brought from all over A widow and four .children survive In
CROWD OVERFLOWS CHURCH
Three hundred men. women and chil
dren attended the funeral of Eric BeWt,
victim of the ammonia explosion at the
Swift A Co. picking plant Friday after
noon, held yesterday afternoon at the
Larkln cliapel at Twenty-fourth and M
street. Lmg before the appointed hour
the VnUed 5itn by both alilea and
Moore's paat life was arrutnlied with the
greatest care and regardless of eipenws
When the cane came up for trial the j
railroad secured the beat ccunael to as
sist Ita own attorneys ami the trial ran
for a long time In the I'nlted State court
The 'Jury finally awarded tha' plaintiff
damnftvn of $ Jt.5. Moore recently settled ;
the silt for "0,noi, which waa p.ild in
The aix men Indicted have not yet been
apprehended and placed under bond.
the family. A year ago an Insurance
policy for ll.ino waa ' dropped, and the
family today la without, flnanclnl aid
Hon R-ndy for llnslnes.
Cudahy'a monster new Ice house In
Ralston wilt anon be ready for bualneaa.
A company of ?f0 carpenters hna benn
working all the last week nallimr riding
on tha areat atrjeture. Tha work will
continue unchecked until It la competed.
The work la expected to be finished by
January 1 when the big storage plant
will be ready for the winter harvest of
Ice on 8ymour take.
Th Ice house will ba th largest In tha
tate. It will be capable of housing 100.000
tons of Ice, will he ISO feet tons, ISO feet
wide and alxty feet blah. The old Ice
house, erected only In 1914, waa destroyed
by fire In the early part of September.
delay of two wka awaiting
ordera from tha main offlo In
I Chicago, the-work of erecting a new
(From a Staff Correspondent.) P'n w bun. Tha lc harvest this
WASHINGTON. D. C. Dec. .Sp yar will b on of th Important Mature
cil. Estimates for, the fiscal year end
r!;fr ii'id'-r. rtalnh liildl.fi sr. A contest
was I re I e but most of the rlla e imposed
by the students were not neccptaMe.
The mid-year graduating cla. accord
ing to the present outlook, Is to be a
very small one. It will he comrxid of
not more than twelve or thirteen mem
bers, according to recent, announcements.
Heversl games have been scheduled for
the girls' basket bull tonm this season.
Last vear the sir's stood high tn the
state ebampionship race, bavin ben de
feated but once, diirlnv the entire season.
The sophomores' participated In a "bard
times" party In the acnool gymnasium
Friday evening, lit hind locked doors the
stuck-up unoen lif snien played old
fashioned games of nil kinds. Hefreh
menta were served. A general good time
An alumni debating team composed of
Oarwood Rlchnrdron, captain of the 1!H
trio; Frank Faux, captain of the litis
team, and Frank Ttroadwcll will debate
he hlh school dchnilng team on, the
state) (iiestlon for debate Thursday eve
ning. iH-cf-mhcr 1H.
The Dramatic club met Wednesday aft
ernoon. The conntltutlon waa organised
In full. I'lans to produce a short play
In February were announced. This pro-'
Auction will be under the tutelage of an
Omaha director. The p:nv will take tha
place of the usunl mltf- year aenlor play.
The ratch-Me-Pal club will Rive a
vaudeville or minstrel show within the
next month or later to raise funds. The
financial department of the ciiih hna
never been what It should bo and the
memliers are planning to give a distinctly
"stag" entertainment In an endeavor to
raise the fund.
An Inspection tour of the Omaha
Council Hluifa Street ltailway company
plant, tha Omnha Ice company plant and
the Omaha Klectiic I.lKht and Power
company plant waa p-irtlcpaied In by
members of I'rof. Pike's ' physics class
Wednesday morriinir and af lirikiritv This
Is the second trip of its kind t be held
SETOH QUITS SCOUTS
AS TOO MILITARISTIC
Famous Naturalist Asserts Wood
craft lfow Comes Second
Instead of First.
HE ORGANIZES NEW LEAGUE
NEW YORK, Dee. 6. Ernest
Thompson Seton, naturalist and
writer of books on nature, today an
nounced his resignation as chief
scout of the Boy Scouts of America
In a statement explaining his action,
Mr. Seton said he resigned because
of a gradual change to policies to
which he is opposed and for which he
blames James E. West' of this city,
the present chief scout executive.
Militarism now comes first and wood
craft, the original purpose of the- move
ment, second, according to Mr. Seton,
who announced the formation of the
"Woodcrafts league," Inviting membera
of the Boy Fronts to Join It.
Their Orlar'nal Parpoa.
"When Baden-Powell and I oran!ied
the Hoy Scouts of England In IMS and
since the openlnKcf school, xhn first he- j this Boy Scout of America In 1910," Mr.
Ing through the bwift & Company plant. ; Scton'a statement aaJd. "our purpose was
to make all young people of America
Ing June Jo, ' 1S17. as prepared by tha
treasury department and today submitted
to congress' (pclude the following: Post
office In Nebtaska Alliance, for con
tinuation building, sxt.000. Aurora, for
continuation, 439,000," Chadron, for con
tinuation, fiP.OOO. Fall City, for con
tinuation, no.ftoo. ' Lincoln for comple
tion, txtension, remodeling, etc., I7S,0H0;
for mall . conveying machinery. Sfl.000.
Lincoln, rent of building, $2,000. Omaha,
court house, custom house and post
office, for lookout!, 5,700. V.'aboo, fdw
commencement bullulng, S1S.0O0. .
Missouri river Continuing Improvement
and for maintenance with a view to
securing a permanent alx foot channel
between Kansas City and th mouth of
-""the river, 2,100,OtiO; for snagging and
maintenance of Improvement between
; Kansas City and Sioux City, 25,0X; eon
ri tlnulng Improvement and for malrtten
2nc between Sloug City and Vt Ben
tz ton, $150,000. Total amount iJ o appro
priated. S2.CT.oaa Amount appropriated
7? tor fiscal year ending June SO, 191S, 1,
"rj 100,000. I
it I'sual estimate for th upport of
'i Indian chools In Nebraska and South
"A Dakota ' ar mad without material
I Checking Up Autoists ci
'i t From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOIN, Deo, 6. (Special.) In an f-
- fort to check up automobile reglstratlona
Lin Douglaa county. County Treasurer
ijl'r f that county has sent Miss Hattle
;JHeck and Miss Myra Noura of his of--flc
to Uncoln, wher they ar engaged
ir checking up th state lists In en f-
- fort to compar the two.
The registration for 191S In Douglaa
county showed S.SSJ automobile, and th
' young women will ascertain If th num
ij hers compar wltU those In th offlo of
;j th secretary of state.
jj Old Padlock Game
; Played Once More
ii . When tioyd Cogging. Perth, N. D aaw
:: a stranger near th Union atatlon atrug
j gtlng with a padlock, ha became curious
j and looked on. Pretty toon h got Into
a. conversation. Later ! bet that h
;i rouid ein th pwd'.ock without th aid
I of a key. II lost, because th padlock
waa soldered together.
BRITONS DON'T ENLIST
FAST ENOUGH FOR HIM
' IONLOM. Deo. 1 Th rcrultlng
. schema of th Earl of Derby, director
' of recruiting, has not been as successful
. a had been hoped for, according to
. Jamea Henry Thomas. labor member of
. Parluuuent, addressing a meeting cf rall
, way workera at Long Eaton last night.
Mr. Thomas said h had dtacuaaed th
: matter with th Earl of Derby Saturday
and that th earl had expressed th
opinion that his plan had not been aa suc
cessful ha had anticipated or had a
right to expect. Therefor th earl de
clared that the supremo effort must be
maa tn the next few day by those who
: valued their freedom and were opposed
' to conscription.
of packing houaa endeavor
Vellam C'lab Meet.
, Tha Vellum, club met last Krtdsy tn
tha faculty rest room of th high school.
Lillian Henderson , gav a piano solo.
Other who were on th program giving
Individual stories on different educational
topic were Magna Horn, Lucille Nounaa,
Mildred Conway, Agne Bosce, Margaret
Price, Avonell Btlckley and Eva Terlan.
Th high school quartet sang, "Hark!
Hark I Th Lark 1" A piano solo by Mis
Helen Dennis closed tha meeting,
Mr. Rlsjsjrer F.jtertls.
Mrs. Dean Itlnger entertained members
of the mualo department of th Woman's
club wt her horn gt Twenty-second and
V. streets- Saturday afternoon. An ex
cellent musical program In which ser
eral prominent pianists and vocalists
took part, waa presented. Miss Oeorglna
Davis, who attained sucoeaa tn eastern
opera, aang a solo; Miss Sterba. physical
Instructor of th Omaha publlo schools,
executed a gypsy dance; Misses Jean Iee,
Kulbom and Louis Bratton, two wall
known local vocalist, also sang duets.
Th opera. "Th Bohemian Girt," waa
prettily presented after a abort explana
tion aa to its history had been given L
Miss Lee. A large number of women of
tha South Sid attended.
' gophioaaor C laaa Party.
Th aophomor class gave
party at the high achoot gymnasium Fri
day night. About sixty members Of th
ass wr present, with Miss Bookmeyar
and Miss Lowry, clsss sponsors. Such
"rubes" as were present would be hard
to equal In all of th city. Black eye
and red nose were tn vogu among th
Th entertainment of tha evening was
In th form of a villas school. School
opened with "My Country, "Tls of Thee,"
and "Mary Had a Little Lamb," which
Is the school song. . .
Mason Kerb and Clifford Anderson
debated on th question, "Ilesolved. That
a dlshrag I mors useful than a mop."
Judgment was In favor of Mr. Zerbe, aa
h proved you don't hav to work so
hard with a dlshrag.
Selections war randeitd by Rusoell
laate City f.uaalo.
"THR nODHKRH-' tnM rtr at tha
j Ileasu theater. e chapter I todry si'ro.
: Office space for rent In Tiee .f fl -c. -.'318
i N afreet. Terms reasonable. Will known
location. Tel. Kouth X7.
I At (he (Viiturliti club card party to
d given st tiie club rooms at Tw nly
slxth and V street next Tluirsdtiv even
ing five turkeys w:l be given away.
Hobert L. itlce. son of Mr. and Mrs.
Burton It'ce, Is at home attain with bis
fterenta, after an absence of ten vcurs
n th northwest.
A hlld appreciates having money In the
bank. ncourae that Idea by starting i
savins account in Its nam In the I.ivo
Ho k National Hank for Xmas.
Miss Anita Stewart and Karln Wllllnms
appear at tha tiesse tonlKht In the photo
play beautiful, 'The Ooddeaa." This Is
positively hte highest class serial story
South Omaha lodue No. 173. ' Mystic
Workers of the World, w.ll hold Its an
nual election of officers Tuesday evenlnR,
December 7 at tha lnrir.netiHnt rtr.l.. ,.f
'pdd Fellow" hall at Twenty-fourth and
W'ant ads for The Bee may be left at
The Bee s branch office, 7m N St. Rale, i . ' . i. . .
So a word for one time, la a word each "Several yeara ago I took out my firat
outdoor children by teaching them the
Joys of outdoor life. As originally formed
tha scouts of America were to form a
"The study of trees, flowers and na
ture," be continued, "Is giving way to
wlx-wagglng, drills and other activities
of a military nature, thus destroying
the original alms of the orgsnizatlon.
As It stands now, militarism come first
and woodcraft second."
Mr.' Seton explained that he severed
his connection with the movement last
spring, but deferred announcement of It
until It had been accepted by tha execu
tive board, a step which ha said had not
Election Held l'r.
Mr. Seton said that last February his
election as chief scout was held up be
cause ho was not an American cltlaen.
! "There are several member of the
board today who ar Britisher," he said.
day for three days and to a word each
day for a Week. Prompt and courteous
Says Germans Were
"repared to Flee
LONDON, Dec. 6. The Laueanr.e cor
respondent of the Times claims to have
cjuiato Information front Berlin that
th Germans got a tremendoua fright dur
ing t!ia Anglo-French offensive the end
of September, and at Brussels all tha be
longings of the headquarters staff stood
tor tnro aaj a pacsea on motor cars :
ready for Instant flight because the I
staff feared th offensive would suc
ceed. As the Germans are atlll In a state of
alarm, th correspondent continue, they
propose In January to make a desperate
attack of their own on th western frent '
and to thta end ha Kruppa are working ;
feverishly to prepare th necessary big
gun and materlale. ' - 1 ')
ASK WILSONS TO STOP ?
: ON THEIR HONEYMOON
WASHINGTON, Do. (.-President Wil
son and Mra. Norman Oalt, who will
be married December 18, began receiving
Invitation today to visit different local
ities on their honeymoon.
Most of them came from tha aouth.
While th plana of th wedding trip !
ar being . kept a strict secret. It he-'
cam definitely known tonight that tha '
couple expect to b away from Wash-!
Ington Christmas day.
papors, but when th war cam up
could not very well take out my final
papers. So I am waiting until after .the
war before becoming a full fledged tlti
s In th meaning of the law,"
ST. JOHV. N., B.. Dec. .-Ti team
ship Scandinavian, which arrived todtiy
from Kagland, brought 117 Canadian sol
diers. Including men wounded In battle
and aome who were sent home on ac
oount of li ners. They were forwarded
Uy special train to Quebec,
I L sTMIioT sr:
3 m n
Ju Mi I .1 ( V " a
If i '3. f'l 1 VI
Xlsb-gofia Hoad Opra. 1
SOFIA (Via London). Dee. S. Official
announcement waa made here torinv r
itha re-establlshment of railway com.
which were greatly enjoyed, 'munlcatton between Nlsh and Sofia. .
9 A: 1
COLLEGE MEN ARRESTED
BERLIN. Dee. l-By Wireless to Bay
llle.) An item given out for publication
by the overseas New agency says:
"The Moscow police hav arrestad part
of the electoral college delegated by Kus
viuil workmen fur choosing representa
tives to the war Industry board.
"At night military patrol maintain or
der In the parts of Moscow Inhabited by
CLARENCE MITCHELL IS
BOUGHT BY CINCINNATI REDS
KCNVKlt. Colo.. Dec. 1 Th Clncln
uutl Nationals hav purchased th erv.
let of Clarence Mitchell, on of th
leading Western league pitchers, last year
iih lN-nver, according to dvlca from
the east tonuh t
I'se The Bee's "Swapper ' col u ma.
fabss titsersl Iea4,
it a van a, ic. I tie aeatn la an-
m-unied or itrneral Jeous nabl, tha laul
of Ilia proiiuaent mlnlaiy il.ufs ta tha
;. i.mi tr of lii'itipcndructt. CKneraJ
It n died at bayaiiiu.
Newaaaa tirwv Laea.
VKWMAN "ROVtt Neb. lee. f
(H, lal ) 'J'h Uk1 Itam lust to th ;o
li.ti,tk tem In i at-k-t ba'l friday eva
'!it by a acoie of Hi to li.
The "cabbage quartet" acquitted Itself
nobly, Insomuch aav It failed to reoelv
an encor to It genial dlacorda.
Bohool waa than dismissed by th
teacher, Mildred Conaway, and tha rest
of th evening waa apeut tn games and
An election of officer waa held Thurs
day evening at th meeting of member
of the Ancient Order of I'nlted Workmen
lodge at the McCrann hall. Twenty-fourth
and O streets. Refreshments were served
after tha formal selection of officers.
Those elected were:
George llauptman, master workman:
Bernard A. Klnerty, foreman; William
Firman, overseer; Andrew J. Peterson,
recorder; William McAulcy, financier;
Joseph K. Hterba. treasurer; Harry Bach
nian, guide; J. Paul Lang, Inside watch
man: Kdward Baker, outside watchman:
Charles P. O'llara, trustee for eighteen ,
Grids Stsdest llord.
Miss Bessie Zlglund. Eighth grade stu
dent of th West Bid school, la th first
student of th Bouth Bid to win a cer
tificate of honor In the penmanship con
test carried on among the student of tha
grade schools of Greater Omaha under
th direction of Superintendent Ravage
of th penmanship depaitment.
Th contest ha been c.rrted on among
th student of th grile school of
Omaha for several years. Bine annexa
tion the schools of the fouth Bide wer
admitted, and Mis Ztajtuiid wa th first
to b honored. Contest In deportment
and attendance ar waged at alt time
among th different school of th South
Telepkaae Qarstloa l's.
Th proposition of abolishing the k-cent
toll charge on telephone between Omaha
and South Omaha, that has been in
vogue for year, will b taken up with I
th city commission at Ita meeting this :
morning by a delegation of Bouth 8id
Utah Irswl Nate.
The honor roll is one of the biggest
ever attained among th student of th
Merle Curtl 1 being congratulated by
evrtel student on it election to th
off tea of official Bouth High achoot aeroll-
Tit Win-My-Chum club mot last Mon-
day afternoon at the hlh sc hool. I'lf-.
frrent reports on Interesting topic wer
rutue ty lurmutir.
Th senior class met Friday afternoon
after school. A masuuerada party I
planned to be given at the h ru of Leslie i
tunnrr iivxi rrasy eveiuiig.
I'rlnrltl 8 W. Moor has been mad
a director of the Nebraska Blate lebattiig
ixague I rem the Kaatern distrtcL Fre
inunt ha id thta position last year.
I'hotographers have been very busy dur
ing the lat week taking pictures of th
different societies and classes of th
biKh school for th comuteiuunt laau
of th "Tooter."
f .. i . ) , u r. . I , AK 1 1
to b alow tn rcoiuuiiidUic yclla to th ' V
: 8 Full Qusrfs
ja a. aa " aa
rrisatg Stack J ,
4 Full Quarts
Rierert bmgrui A
FREE iottie '"goiS
tipped glass and cork
n hav proven this
whiskey best ever dis
tilled. For smooth,
pens and mellowneM
of flavor it cannot be
equaled. Send remit- '
tunc with order.'
Money refunded if not
I. RlgOER gt CO, I
WAMaa CITV, wo.
This Week We Will Give Away
t f i - - -
- - " I' " ' " - " - - T- I I
Julia is a very beauti
ful doll. Her bright eyes
and rcsy cheeks tell you
that she is always
cheerful, contented and
happy, and makes ev
eryone around her feel
that way, too. You will
be very happy if you
Gretchen and Mary are
for second and third prires,
and are not dressed like
Julia, but they are very nice
dollies, and will please you.
Th doll wlU be givsa
fra DO th little girl
naoar 11 year of asa, who
oritur or mail a th larg.
number of dolle pto.
tur out oat of th
Dally and Banday B V.
for 4 p. au, Saturday. Be.
Julia' tieture will ba in
The Bee every day this week.
Cut them out and ask your
friends to save the pictures
in their paper for you, too.
See how niany picture of
Julia you can get. and be
aure to turn them in to The
Bee orflce before 4 p. ta.,
Saturday, December 11.
tha Col lias parkap yoa
caa rt one aaa waak.
Ouiy oa doll wiu b gtvaa
to aar oa parsoa.
You Can See Julia at The Bee Office
The man who buys Omaha real
estate at its present price will be
the one who will within a few years
be pointed to as a very shrewd busi
Business conditions in Omaha were never
better than they are today; Omaha is fast be
coming the great market place of the central
west, buyers and sellers of various kinds are
meeting in greater numbers every day on our
, i ' . ' i .
F Omaha manufacturers are increasing in
number each year and the products of
these various factories are; finding a ready
market in almost every town and city of
the country. '
Real estate purchased ten years ago has
I . shown advances in values, little dreamed of at -that
time, and Omaha is now only t coming into T
her rightful position as a city of the greatest
agricultural and stock raising district of the
going to in-
tjf Values in real estate are
crease faster in the future than they have
in the past, and if you want to be one of
the profitors,- now is the time to secure
your real estate interests.
Omaha offers numerous kinds of real estate
investments within the reach of any investor.
By buying a little, in advance of the develop
ments, the small investor can secure acreage
tracts or residence lots in various locations,
which will be sure to show handsome increases
in value; while the large investor can-secure
properties that will double in value within a
short time. : "
In today's BEE you will find a number
choice properties located in various
parts of the city, offered at prices which
will make them very profitable investments.
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