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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 18, 1916)
niF. IinK: OMAHA, TUESDAY, JANUARY IS, 1!I(".
BRIEF CITY NEWS
wnnj'i for BporttBf (roots."
eve oot Prist IV Now Beacon Free.
To Borrow VoMf on Heel Ratals,
J. H. Dumnnt, Keellne bulldlnf.
"Todays Mono rrorrom eleifle4
erion today, it appear In Tbo Boo
EXCLUSIVELY", rind out what tho vs.
rtoua moving picture theater offor.
Start paaisn Class A beirlnner'
'lss in Spanish will be organised at the
Totin; Men' Christian association Tues
day evmlnu. A thorough working knowl
ertir of tho language will be taught the
Hillg of this class.
Press Clu eaqt The Omaha rress
club Is to hold a dollar banquet at the
Rom hotel at 6 o'clock this evening,
January 11 Attorney J. W. Woodmugh
1 to be tho guest of the evening and Is
to address the rlub on "Some Thames of
Honey that Counts The Visiting
Nurses' association has expressed It
to the people of All Faints church
their donation of I6B to be tised tn the
the Visiting Nurses. This asso
ciation Is very busy at this time, when
the demand for nurses Is so great.
Xleotrtctaaa to Xtri 'Permits T. P.
Crawford, .1. P. Brown and 8. Oatewood.
representing' local No. 22. International
rotherhood of Electrical Workers, have
addressed a communication to the city
council, requesting an Investigation of
the enforcement of an ordinance whlchj
provides that all members of their craft
r or king here shall have olty permits.
alt Over Patent Bights Harry O.
t'slmer, a special master In chancery,
heard tne arguments of sttorneys for
the New York Scaffolding company
s gainst Egberth Whitney of Omaha In
the federal building. The plaintiff Is
seeking to recover rents and profits from
v type of scaffolding which Whitney
i lslins to have Invented and which the
New York concern claims Is an Infringe
ment on scaffolding on which It owns the
f thanks t
I ''work of
of Nebraska Here
Plans are nearlng completion for the
annual convention of the Nebraska Re
tail Clothiers' association, to be held at
Hotel Fonlenelle February 13 and It. Be
side the noonday luncheon at the Com-
rolal club In Omaha the convention
nil! close with a banquet at Hotel Fonte-
ne.lle Wednesday evening February 14.
The committee having In charge the
trrangements, promise to have men with
national reputations and experts In their
particular work present at the convention
to discuss with the retailer matter of
nterest to them. The manufacturers and
wholesalers of Omaha are giving the
C. C. Wescott. Plattsmouth, ecretary
nf the association, together with F. H.
Barcley. Pawnee City, president, are
handling the work of arranging the neces
sary details. They are being assisted by
the publicity committee of the Commer
:lal club, as well a the by local
Major McCormick Find Job for
Destitute Man, Who Makei
Good with a Vengtance.
RETURNS TO HOME IN SOUTH
An astonishing case of a "down-and-outer"
restored to decency, posi
tion and home Is brought out In the
work of the Volunteers of America.
Into the headquarters, 114 Fif
teenth street, came a shivering man,
the most wretchedly and abjectly
destitute that Major and Mrs. Mc
Cormick bad ever seen. On his
face was a month's growth of coal
black beard. He had no box and his
half-frozen feet were through his
miserable shoes. Ills coat was but
tonlcss and held together by safetf
pins and his ragged trousers were
pinned to the cost In lien of suspen
ders. Major McCofmlck gave him a bed m
the lodging house. The next morning
the "walking scarecrow" came Into th
office and said:
Wtili Work tur lodging;.
"I am very grateful to you for that
night's lodgln- and breakfast and I
would like to repay you. Have you some
work that I can do around here?"
His speech was correct and his vnlce
softly modulated. The major was aston
ished. "What can you do?'' he Inquired.
1 am a good stenographer and type
writer," said the unknown.
The major wondered what sort of man
was conceled under that black beard srvl
those rags. He determined to find out.
He took the man to the Volunteers' store
room and fitted him out with clothing.
Then he gave him money and told him
to get a shave and haircut. When the
man returned h was transformed. A
good looking young fellow he was with
perfect manners and he Immediately
pitched Into the work. Major McCormick
dictated seversl letters and he took the
dictation and transcribed It on the type
writer with speed and neatness.
Gives a I'oeltlon.
For several days he worked there,
quiet, willing, efficient. In this time
the major had seen the Union radfie
railroad about blm and he was offered
a position, which be accepted, at a good
Wotd has come from hi family in
Richmond, Vs. It was one of the lead
ing families in that city, and the young
man expects to return there soon when
he ha regenerated himself.
lie stated that an unhappy love affair
first started him on th downward path.
He left a good home and fine position
and lust wandered about for several
months, and was on the point of self
destruction when he wandered Into the
Volunteers' hall that cold day.
' f Farm Tractors
r One Feature at the
. Implement Show
The new concrete floor in the base
ment of the Auditorium baa been fin
ished, sprinkled with sawdust and sand
and left to dry.
The farm tractors pull tn Wednesday
for the tractor feature of the Mid-West
Implement show. Dozen of big tractor
are to be exhibited.
The Implement show and convention I
to open Wednesday. This will be th
first year that farm tractor have been
exhibited, althoagh the Implement show
has been held here for a number of
ears. A strsy tractor was exhibited here
d there in the last two years, but
never has a definite section of the Audi
torium heretofore been set apart for the
exhibit. So popular have the farm trac
tors become In the last eighteen month
or two year that It Is asserted an Im
plement show can no longer be a repre
sentative implement show without It big,
full sired section for farm tractor.
Oar Jitney Offer Tail ad Be.
Don't miss this. Cut out this slip, en
close with 60 and mall It to Foley Co.
Chicago, 111., w riting your name and ad
dress clearly. Yon will receive In return
a trial package containing Foley Honey
and Tar compounds, for coughs, colds
snd croup; Foley Kidney Pills, for pain
In sides and back, rheumatism, backache,
kidney and bladder ailments, and Foley
Cuthartlc Tablets, a wholesome and
thoroughly cleansing cathartic, for con
stipation, biliousness, headache and slug
gish bowels. Sold everywhere. Advertise
Kiddies Are Warned
Over Carter Lake
Toe Hummel, head of the perk depart.
ment, advises parent to warn their small
kiddie against skating at Carter lake
while the ice cutting Is In progress.
'There are various other skating places
throughout the city for the youngsters
Safety first," said Mr. Hummel.
In connection with th skating at Hau
com park It Is stated at park headquar
ters that Officer Sudds ha asked the
city prosecutor for complaint against a
group of "roughneck" youth who have
been making life miserable for small
boy at the Uanscom park skating pond.
Recent Storms Do
Not Cause Any Loss
of Stock on Ranges
The recent storm worked little hard
ship upon the ranchers, farmers and
stockmen of Nebraska and eastern
Wyoming," asserted George W. Holdrege,
general manager of tho Burlington, who
Is In from ten days spent in the range
"I was up through western Nebraska
and Wyoming last week," said Mr. Hold
rege, "and while the avorm wa severe
and the weather Intensely cold, it was
nothing to what It would have been If
there had been a heavy fall of snow.
There ware no stock losses sustained by
the farmers and stockmen. There was
not enough snow to prevent the rattle
getting out onto the range, though dur
ing the worst of the storm all the ani
mals were close fed.
Condition in the rsnge country are
different from what they were a few
years ago. In the otd day cattle had
to shift for themselves during storms
the same a when the weather wa pleas
ant Now when a storm come on the
eattle are housed and fed Just the same
aa down In this locality. The result is that
losses are Insignificant.
'AH through the range country lire
stock of all kinds looks fine. The ani
mals are In good flesh and are wintering
May Irwin to Play
Boyd's Next Month
Msnarer Purr us of the rtnyd ha Just
received from the "thubert office in New
York word that Mis Msy Irwin will play
her on February 11 and 13, presenting
her latest success, "No, SO, Washington
Square." Miss Irwin's ensssement this
time will have something of uncommon
Interest locally, because her leading
Juvenile Is (Jeorae Clark, an Omaha boy,
who has msile good as an actor.
Omaha Department Store Purchases
$138,000 Stock and Fixture of
WILL .HOLD A BIO SALE SOON
The stocks and fixtures of the
King-Peck company, clothing mer
chants, have been Bold to J. L. Bran
dels 4V 80ns.
The sale was made by Amos
Thomas, trustee, after the Bale was
ordered by the federal court, where
bankruptcy proceedings were started
against the King-Peck firm. Last
week announcement of the sale to
B. W. Willett of New York City was
made, but Mr. Willett dropped out
and the Omaha firm obtained the
stock and fixtures.
Tho stocks and fixtures carry an in
voice value of I1.-W.207.W. This Is one of
the largest sales of a complete stock ever
made In Omaha.
The Ursndel stores now have their em
ployes engaged In moving the stock from
the King-Peck location at Sixteenth and
Howsrd streets, to the purchasing firm'
establishment. The transfer will take two
or three days. Boon after all of the
stock have been moved a special sale
of the articles, which Include suits,
overcoats, hats, shoe and all other men'
furnishings, will be held. The Inaugural
date of the sale will be announced later.
All of the employes of the King-Peck
company have been employed by the
Orandel store to augmeat their own
force In conducting the sale. Mr. Peck
will also assist the Brandels management
In the sals.
Drink Hot Water
in the Morning
Wash away all the atom a oh, liver,
and bowel poisons before
. GATHERING AT CRAWFORD
Volunteer firemen of the Nebraska
towns are gathering at Crawford, where
today the annual winter meeting will
be held An attendance of a couple of
hundred la, expected. The Northwestern
1 carrying large delegation of firemen
from Fremont. Humphrey and Norfolk,
beside smaller delegations from twenty-
five to fifty towns. The delegation from
Fremont. Humphrey and Norfolk each
have a special car.
DIETZ LUMBER COMPANY
MEN HOLD ANNUAL MEETING
Thlrtv-Mva traveling salesmen and
yard managers for the C. N. Diet Lum
ber company are now In session for two
or three day In what O. W. Ounn.
general manager, call a get-together
The first day is devoted to general u6
Ject. such as "Charging and Checking
Accounts," "Service and Quality,
"Community Development," "Co-Operation.
Ealeamanahip. Collection." The
sepond day will constat of symposium
of ten-minute talks, with discussions by
men especially selected by reason of
Jhelr experience In certain directions.
i'fy The entertainment feature of the gath
ering 1 not IOSX Sln l 01, in,
taken to th Boyd Mhnday and th
Orpbeum Tuesday night.
These are annual meetings, and have
leen found, while costing money, to be
ery benefit 1st to all concerned. It Is
For Eczemas, Rashes,
Itchings, irritations, pimples,
dandruff, sore hands add baby
humors, Cuticura Soap and
Ointment are supremely effec
tive. Relief is immediate and
healment, in most cases, is com
plete, speedy and permanent.
Sample Each Free by Mail
With a- Skin Booh oa request A
dress poeward "CatUar. Dept. IS, In -
bvii throughout Ui grid.
To feel your best day In and day out,
to feel clean Inside; no sour bile to coat
your tongue and sicken your breath or
dull your head; no constipation, bilious
attacks, sick headache, colds, rheuma
tism or gassy, arfd stomach, you must
bath on the Inside like you bathe out
side. This Is vastly more Important, be
cause the skin pore do not absorb Im
purities Into the blood, while the bowel
pore do, says a well-known physician.
To keep these poison and toxin well
flushed from the stomach, liver, kidneys
and bowels, drink before breakfaat each
day, a glass of hot water with a tea-
spoonful of limestone phosphate In It
This will cleanse,, purify and freshen the
entire alimentary tract, before putting
more food Into the stomach.
Oet a quarter pound of limestone phos
phate from your pharmacist. It Is inex
pensive and almost taateless, except a
sourish twinge which is not unpleasant.
Drink phosphated hot water every morn
ing to rid your system of these vile pois
ons and toxins; also to prevent their
To feel like young folks feel; like you
felt before your blood, nerve and mus
cles became saturated with an aocumula-
tlon of body poisons, begin this Vestment
and above all, keep it up I A Soap and
hot water act On the skin, cleansing.
sweetening and purifying, so limestone
Phosphate and hot water before break
fast, act on the stomach, liver, kidney
and bowel. Advertisement.
WAR SHOULD LEAYE
Bishop Bristol Arraigns So-Called
Christian Nations, Charging
Them with Hypocrisy.
WAR TO rURQE THE NATIONS
QUICK RELIEF FROM
Get Dr. Edwards
That 1 the joyful cry of thousand
since Dr. Edwards produced Olive Tab
lets, the substitute for calomel.
Dr. Edwards, a practicing physician
for 17 years and calomel' old-time
enemy, discovered the formula for Olive
Tablet while treating patient for
chronio constipation and torpid livers.
Dr. Edward' Olive Tablet do not con
tain calomel, but a healing, soothing
No griping la th "keynote" of these
little sugar-coated, olive-colored tablet.
They cause the bowel and liver to act
normally. They never force them to un
If you have a "dark brown mouth
now and then a bad breath a dull, tired
feeling sick headachetorpid liver and
are constipated, you'll find quick, sure
and only pleasant result from one or
two little Dr. Edward' Olive Tablet
Thousand take one or two every night
lust to keep right. Try them. 10c and
Sic per box. All druggist.
Th Olive Tablet Company, Columbus,
TODAY'S BEAUTY HELP
Ton can keep your hair at Its very best
by waahlng It with a teaapeonful of can.
throx dissolved in a cup of not water.
afterward rinsing thoroughly with elear
water. One find that the hair dries
quickly and evenly, is unstreaked, bright,
oft and very fluffy, so fluffy tn fast,
that It looks more abundant than It is.
and so soft that arranging It beeome a
pleasure. This simple. Inexpensive sham.
poo cleanses the hair and scalp thor
oughly of all dandruff and dirt, and leave
a clean, wholesome feeling-. A l scalp Ir
ritation will dioeppesr, and th hair will
be brighter and gioosirr than ever bfar.
nishop Frank, M. Drlstol, In sn ad
dress before the Omaha Ministerial
union, arraigned the so-culled
Christian nations of the world and
fiercely charted them with "pre
tense, hypocrisy, assumption of
moral superiority, egotistical super
latlvlty and drowsy self-complacency."
"But the great world war in which
Scotch Presbyterian are trying to
cut the throats of Uermsn Luther
ans and Russians of the Greek
church are trying to blow Austrian
of the Roman church Into eternity,
Is no proof that Christianity Is break
ing down," he declsred. "It is proof
that tho pretense of Christianity Is
breaking down and leaving the rrftl
Christianity to continue unhampered
when this awful war Is over."
lie urged the full practice) of the
preaching of Chrlrt. lie advocated
tho victory of non-resistance.
Militarism a 1 rime.
"If sr Is right, then the Rcnnxu on
the Mount Is a Joke," he declared, "and
If the Sermon on tho Mount Is right then
militarism Is a crime.
"Is the soldi'n tiile all fu.lgi and non
frnse or only nsnly fmlse ami nnnsenes?
There Is ton much weak-kneed rhrlstlsn
My like that .f the tnrrk brother who
told his ronnri-B.Vion "unless you repent
i.f your sins. In a measure, and helluve
In Jemis Christ. n It were, you will all
Ko to hell, so tn speak.'
"We haven't had the roiirSR to put I
Into practice tie ahole gospel of t'hrtt.
There Is n hypocrisy of the nation, s
of tho people. Tin dncfrlne of turnlnii
the other check when one hss been smit
ten Is presch"d in the pulpit, but In life
we smite back, ,'irus snld, 'All thst take
the sword shall pi rlh by the sword.'
Isrsel took the sword end perished by It.
so did llabylon, Ilsypt, (ireece, Home.
"The great war Is going to purs the
nations. Alretdv there Is every evidence
of a grest spirit i'sl awakening. Knglsnd
Is prsylng today ns she hss never prayed
before. The churches of Orrmanr,
Trsnre snd othr countries si war are
Illicit with the prnylmr people ss they
haven't been In a century.
"Our country, kept out of asr by a
gracious lro l.lcti- and a wise president,
will be In a position to give a new Im
pulne tn the mlxslnnary movement after
DR. CONNELL SALUTES
HIS TEMPORARY BOSS
ll-alth t'oinmlsi'loner f'onnell Is a
stickler for discipline.
I.Bt Saturday Commissioner Kugel,
whose department Includes the health
rnnimlaalnner end staff, went to Cali
fornia, li'iivlntf ('ommllonrr lluminel In
chui (i of Ills mirk.
Ksrly this morning Dr. CotinrM reported
tn his temporsry boss, with the obsequious
greetlnu, "What shall I do todayT"
"tint out ami S' t busy. Hero It Is 'J
and I don't suppose you have turned a
llrk this niornlnn." replied Mr. Hummel,
with mock seriousness.
"All rlM-ht. boss. I Just wanted lo know,"
meekly replied the health commissioner.
Lazy Livers Come from
Laxy Living sometimes
from food follies' that tax the
overworked digestive organs.
Get back to Nature by eating
Shredded Wheat. It puts
you on your feet when
everything else fails. It sup
plies the muscular energy
and mental alertness that put
you in fine fettle for the day's
work. Delicious for breakfast
with milk or cream, or for
luncheon with fruits. Made at
Niagara Falls, N. Y.
fltv Commissioner llntler hss gone tn
ntlsa. 111., to attend the funeral of an
Fifteen years ago a man of sixty, broken in
health, found himself out of a job and with less
than $500 in the bank.
Today he owns, near Topeka, Kansas, his own
poultry farm. It gives him a good living.
Was it easy? No, it was a struggle. But he has
won by applying to poultry raising the hard
headed common sense of a practical farmer
the same kind of sense you find every week in
What this man has done, an inspiration to every
main, young or old, prosperous or jobless, is told
in the January 22jid issue of The Country
It is just one incident in the poultry news and
the poultry knowledge which this great national
farm paper brings week by week.
THE POULTRY CALENDAR
is a weekly reminder and guide for everyone
who keeps chickens. It provides a timely
schedule for every detail and gives the best
methods for the fancier, the commercial egg and
meat producer, and the amateur.
And this is but one of twelve regular departments
that give you definite, valuable ideas and infor
mation about each 01 the departments of your
farm fruit, live-stock, dairying, market garden
ing, farm buildings, farm cooking, sewing, etc.
And every week there are from six to ten special
articles by special farm investigators.
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