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TIIE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY. DECEMBER 7, 1913.
Great Activity Shown in All tinei
Collectioni Are Also Much
ALL INDICATIONS BRIGHTEB
November business In . practically
11 retatl lines In Omaha was better
than November business last year.
Collections In the last sixty days
have been coming In with much less
effort than they did a year ago at
Early Christmas shopping has been
much more in evidence during the
week Just closed than during the
opening week of Christmas shopping
About 25 per cent more people
opened accounts In the stores. In
Omaha In November . than last
These are some of the facts observed
from the offlcs ct the Associated Retail
ers of Omaha. Thi increase in the num
ber of accounts opened Is taken as a food
Indication, for. as the secretary of the
Associated Retailers says: "We investi
gate the cases before ve open accounts
and know that these people are all good.
It Is not a matter of people opening ac
counts because they do not have ready
money, but It Is a matter of new people
establishing their credit In the city."
Jewelry Bnilnrm Better.
The Jewelry business has shown a nice
increase in November. The Jewelry busi
ness has been picking up steadily ever
etnee July, and Jewelers In general In
the city are now doing a - wholesome
The condition of the retail business In
Omaha, the marked Increase especially In
the Jewelry trade, the early Chrlstmaa
chopping, and other Indications, together
with the especial facility of collections
for the last sixty days, is looked upon by
all business men as a fine tribute to the
prosperous condition of Omaha and Ne
braska at this time.
To this condition In the retail trade
may be added the fuct that wholesale
implement dealers of Omaha have also
Just announced a greater percentage of
cash collections than In previous years.
This, too. Is taken as a pulse of the busi
ness condition In the rural communities
of Omaha's trade territory.
The building trades, too, are sttrl espe
cially active In Omaha. Added to the
fact that Omaha is doing a particularly
large amount of building at present. Is
the fact that Ideal weather conditions
have continued through an unusually
long period of fall and winter for build
ing operations. This has kept the build
ing trades people busy and has kept
money in circulation among them and
the labor element In general.
Real Estate Business Healthy.
Real estate, though not actually boom
ing, has kept up a good healthy tone
of activity, and the confidence In prop
erty values is repeatedly shown by the
readiness with which investors snap up
pieces of ground In almost any part of
the city at an executor's sale, or any
other occasion on which numerous tracts
are thrown on the market suddenly to
be closed out hit or miss at onoe. Upon
such occasions, men with money will be
found on the ground ready to bid, and
bid high on anything that has pros
pects. This waa strikingly demonstrate
again last 8aturday a an executor's
ale at the court house, where competi
tion was keen for a lot of miscellaneous
tracts offered In the settlement of the
iffalrs of an estate.
Arthur Hauser to
Be Arraigned for
Killing of Smith
Arthur Hauser. accused of killing W.
H. Smith, Woodmen of the World cashier,
will be arraigned on a charge of first
Jegree murder today, according to
County Attorney Magney.
Edward Rooney of the firm of Curtis,
Mole, Rooney & Crosaley of Topeka, of
wh'.ch United Btatcs Senator Curtis is the
senior member, has arrived In Omaha to
take care of Mauser's interests when he
Is arraigned. He was retained by
Mauser's relatives, he said.
Postofficc Timepiece Again
Has Fallen Off the Water Wagon
ROADS OF COUNTY
The poor old postofflce dock fell off
the water wagon again Sunday evening.
At 7:40 It solemnly struck eight, caus
ing several swains to arrive at the home
of their best girls before the b. g.'e had
donned their fur-topped shoes and their
peudre de la nose.
At 8 40 or thereabouts It struck the hour
of and preachers within hearing hurried
their sermons to a premature close.
Between 10 and 11 p. m. the clock struok
twice and then was silent till after mid
night to make up for It.
Shortly after dawn mechanics pried and
hammered It Into Some semblance of
sobriety so that It ran correctly all morn
ing. Several months ago the cure was ad
ministered to the so-called timepiece
with the result that It could always be
depended on to be within five or ten min
utes of the right time.
While "Billy" Sunday was here It
seemed to keep straight.
Custodian McCune says he thlnks"an
egg ought to be broken Into the works."
This Is about the only thing that ha
never been tried.
The general opinion Is that whoever
made the clock may have known how to
make wheelbarrows or other machinery,
but not clocks.
Even the dial is a Joke, with the quarter
hour marVed clear across the face so that
they look like hands, giving the clock
the blsarre appearance of having six
hands. At night the Illumination behind
the glass dials Is so faint that It is im
possible to tell the time from a distance
of a block.
But as the clock seldom register the
right time the fact that the dial can't be
seen Is no great hardship.
If people want to know the time, let
'em carry watches. The Jewelers say
business is booming anyway.
Held Up and Robbed
on North Sixteenth
Two armed men held up Clarence Oant,
2K24 Ersklne street, near Sixteenth and
Davenport . streets, about midnight Sun
day. They removed $12 In cash . and a
watch from their victim.
COL CODY SPENDS A FEW
HOURS HERE ON SUNDAY
Mrs. Anne E. Burnett entertained at
dinner Sunday for Mrs. Harrison and
daughter, Winifred, of Omaha; Mr. and
Mrs. Brooks f Kansas City and Colonel
William F. Cody and Major William Mc
Cune. Colonel Cody was In Omaha but
a few hours, being enroute from Denver
to Chicago, where he goes to make ar
rangement for hlii show for next year. He
visited for a few, minutes with old friends
BURLINGTON LOSS AND
DAMAGE BUREAU MEETS
Officials of the Burlington railroad aro
in Omaha for a meeting of the loss and
damage bureau of the road. Attending
the conference are I B. Allen, assistant
general manager. - Chicago; W. V.
Tbeihoff, superintendent at Lincoln; E.
E. toung, superintendent at Alliance; J,
9V. Newell, auditor of freight and ticket
iccounts, Chicago, who la In charge of
the loss and damage bureau.
ROWS AND DAUGHTERS TRY
TO BREAK WILL IN COURT
Sons and daughters of Mrs. Bridget
Gahagan, who were cut off by her will
from Inheriting any nart of her estate.
are attempting to break the wilt in a salt
In District Judge Estelle's court.
The will left the entire estate, valued
at about 15,000 to Mrs. Gahagan's daugh
ter. Mrs. Cecelia Carter. Nine other
grown children are interested in the suit
RESIDENTS OBJECT TO
SALOON ON WEST CENTER
Hearing of protests against the grant
ing of a saloon license of P. W. Robbing,
IK1T Center street, was set by the county
board for Monday morning.
Petitions opposing the saloon were
signed by 114 residents of the neighbor
hood. Their request that no license be
tfsued, probably will be granted, it was
UNLT ONE SMALTPOX
CASE DURING NOVEMBER
The health department furnished the
following comparative figures of conta
gious diseases reported:
, rcariei lever . 7 eh
Dtptherla 31 Ui
Measles ( 9
Typhoid fever ....... 1
Small pox 1 ' j
Chicken pox 13
The Hct Mrdlriae tor each.
The first dose of Dr. Kina's K th
covery helps your cough, soothes throat
'Jet a bottle today. 60c All druggists
at the Merchants hotel, where he stopped
for the last twenty-five years.
ELEVEN HUNDRED AUTO
PILOT PERMITS ISSUED
Superintendent Kngel of the police
department has issued 1.100 chauffeur
permits this year.
Timely Illata on Over Kattna.
Christmas, New Year's and other feast
days cause many disturbed digestions.
The stomach and bowels should not be
permitted to remain clogged up. for In
digestion and constipation are often fol
lowed by serious diseases, resulting from
undigested poisonous wakte matter. Foley
Cathartic Tablets should be In every
home, ready for use. No griping; no un
pleasant after effect. Relieve distress
after eating, regulate bowels, sweeten
stomach and - tone up the liver. Sold
Macadam ii to Be Replaced by Brick
Two Million (or rating
COMMERCIAL' BODIES B00STINQ
The County board has passed reso
lution submitting to the voters at
the primary election of April 18 bond
Issues aggregating $2,000,000 for the
Improvement of public roads In
The vote for the resolution was
unanimous, all the commissioners
Lynch, Best, McDonald, Harte and
O'Connor ibelng present. The pro-,
posal was Initiated more than one
year ago, following conferences be
tween representatives of the Com
mercial club, and other Omaha or
ganisations, with county commis
sioners. According to the resolutions the pro
ceeds of 1.W0 bonds of a par value of
$1,000 each will be expended for paving
DRINK HOT TEA
FOR A BAD COLD
Uet a small package of Hamburg
Breast Tea. or as the German folks call
m xiamoura-er urust Tnee, at any
pharmacy. Take a tablespoonful of the
tea, put a cup of boiling water upon It
pour through a sieve and drink a teacup
full at any time, it Is the most effective
way to break a cold and cure grip, as
It opens the pores, relieving congestion.
Also loosens the bowels, thus breaking
a cold at once.
It Is Inexpensive and entirely vegetable.
therefore harmless. Advertisement.
A "For Eale" ad will turn second-hand
furniture Into caab.
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The Best Christmas
No Christmas gift could be more acceptable;
none more practical;' none more useful..
To the small boy or girl it will be a delight and an
education all in one. , t
Think of his having his own typewriter and
wrtttng his own letters , just like his elders.
Think of the educational value of the type- '
writer. The machine is the sworn enemy of bad
spelling, careless punctuation and faulty grammar.
Its plain print makes all mistakes so obvious that
the child learns to see them and correct them.
Accuracy and orderliness are the laws enforced
by the typewriter, and these qualities become
habitual with those who typewrite.
To the young man or woman, the value of the type
writer is obvious.
To many it means a livelihood.
To many more it means a good extra in
come. , Copying work pays well, and there is
plenty of it to be had.
To all it means a neat, convenient, rapid,
time-saving method of writing.
Of all typewriters, the new
makes the most acceptable Christmas gift
Because it is small, light and portableideal for the home.
T V M-i-j Because it is simple anyone can operate it. No lessons needed.
Because it is a Remington. Its name describes it exactly. It is only half the size
of the standard Remington, and sells for half the price but it carries the iron
clad Remington guarantee, and has all the famous Remington qualities. It is
swift, 6trong and durable. It writes with standard Remington type on paper
of standard size and no more perfect typewriting is possible on any writing
Write to us for illustrated descriptive booklet or else call at our office,
and let us show you this new fifty dollar Remington.
A demonstration will convince you that this is the ideal Christmas Gift.
Remington -Typewriter Company
201-3 So. 19th St., Omaha, Neb. Phono Douglas 1284.
and the proceed of Km bonds of the same
value w.ll be used for grading roads.
Dans already made, It wss said. In
clude the paving of miiny miles of counly
roads with brick, Including all the high
ways which now are surfare.l with
Ta t ie nrlek.
Prick paving Is now imea almost ex
Muslvely for the Improvement of county
roads. Chairman Harte of the roads
committee ef the board declare. It la the
most economical and durable material
for the purpose.
The "public paving t.omle" and the
"grading bonds," a they are named In
the board's resolutions, will be of a
uniform par value of (1,000 each, will
draw v, per cent Interest and will be
payable In thirty years. If the oters
approve them. The levying of tsxes to
provide a sinking fund Is authorised by
A special election for the vote on Iho
bonds will be called, which will be held
at the same time as the next primary
election, April IS.
The bond Issues, It Is understood, will
have the support of the Commercial club
and hianjr other local organisations.
ON P0ST0FFICE GAINS
J. Z. Miller. Jr.. federal reserve agent, lit
charge of the federal reserve bank at
Kansas City, haa written a letter to
John O. Wharton, Omaha p"master.
congratulating him on the splemlld show
ing of the Omaha postofflce receipts for
November. These receipts showed an in
crease of nearly 20 per cent over those
of November. 1914.
UNION PACIFIC BUYS BIG
ORDER OF RED CROSS SEALS
Charles Wsre. general manager of the
t nlon raelfle, haa purchased J. 600 Red
Cross Chrletmss seals and will place trte
tamps on all railroad correspondence as
long as the supply lasta. The sale to tue
t nlon reelfle Is the first big sale the
local committee has made to an Omaha
To Ward Off Winter
To keep the face smooth, white and
beautiful all winter, there'a nothing flulte
so good as ordinary mercollsed w.
Itniixh. chapped or discolored skin, In
evltnhle in thin weather. Is gently sl
mried by the wsx and replaced by th
newer, fresher skin henenth. The fsce
exhibits no trace of the wsx, the latter
brlns applied at bedtime and waahed off
mornings. Creams, powders and rouses,
on the other hand, are apt to appear con
spicuous at this season, because of al
ternating expansion and contraction ol
the skin, due to changing temperatures.
I advise yon try this simple treatment.
Oet an ounce or mercollsed wax at snv
drug More and use like cold cream. This
will help any akin at once, and In a week
or so the complexion will look remark
ahlv youthful and heathy.
Winds and flying dust often cause
squinting; and other contortions which
make wrinkles. You eon quickly get rid
ef every wrinkle however produced, by
Using a harmless fare bath made by dis
solving 1 os. powdered saxollte In H pt.
witch haxel. Advertisement.
READ THE BEE WANT ADS
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MffUlIlBlBV third farther than ordinary shortening.
Hill Bill0 rOT deep fat frying. It forma a crust almost Instantaneously.
H Ji This keep the fat from soaking in. And it weald be practically
Imnoaaible to make heavy cake or peetry with "Himoo Pure." W retain
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Chicago, r.lllwaukoo & St. Paul Railway
Reduced rate, round trip winter excursion tickets on sale dally to many points in the South . and
Nevr Orleans $tl.lfl I Augusta, Ga. fifi'.TS I Havana. Cuba $ST.18
Tamp. FU $02.28 Talm llCAch 69.18 Charleston. 8. C. ...... 30.68
niloxi, Miss .941.18 Mobile, Ala. ...$41.18 Gulfport, Miss ....$11.18
Jacksonville, FIan via, direct routes $00.68
Jacksonville, Kla., Tin New Orleana In one direction $01.08
Jacksonville, Kla-, vlu Washington In one direction. $01.00
Liberal stopovers allowed. Other attractive diverse route tickets on sale, hIbo delightful tours to the
West Indies, Panama Canal and South America. Four daily trains provide service of the well known high
standard of the "Milwaukee" Road and afford good connections at Chicago for all points South and East.
Let us help you plan your winter trip.
W. E. COCK, C. P. A.y C, M. & Qt. P. Ry.,1317 Farnam Gt.f Omaha Neb.
Arnti for All BUni..hlp Unas.
Is a very good way to save money, but you will never grow rich,
on what your money will earn for you at 3 or 4 per annum.
The same money invested in good residence lots in Omaha, would
in a very few years yield you several times the above rate.
Good lots can be purchased in almost any part of the city, with a
small cash payment down and tho balance in small monthly amounts.
In a short time, you will have your lot paid for, together with tho
increase in value, which is sure to come on all well located property
Omaha is today ono of the most prosperous cities in the country;
bank clearings are climbing higher each week ; wholesale and retail
business is growing faster than ever before in the history of the city.
The live stock and grain market is the envy of our competitors. New
skyscrapers are going up all around us.
Can you watch these developments going on each day and ques
tion what the profit will be in Omaha Keal Estate f Values are going
to increase, and today is the time to buy before the advance is made
in the price.
You can keep yourself fully informed by closely following tho
Real Estate columns of Tho Omaha Bee the best offers are always
made in The Bee.
Everybody reada Bee "Want Ads. .
The Omaha Bee
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