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THE HKK: OMAHA, THURSDAY, .IANTAKY 20. I'M (I
V CABARET DANCER IS
ifhmn case figure
(younger Son Reported to Havs
Wedded Mellyne de Onsotn!
of Crown Point.
HOYNE WILL HANDLE MATTER
CHICAGO. Jan. 19. A writ of I
habeas corpus for the release of Irv- !
Inff I'THiL-O ajllli tla Vrr.tV.Ar I
Herbert, confessed to having plotted
to kill their father, Furman D. I'p
dike, was dismissed in the criminal
court today after Irving had said he
did not want to be released. Her
bert Updike, who revealed the plot,
remained today In the Oak Tark
I CHICAGO, Jan. 19. While Irv
"ing and Herbert Updike, who are
said by the police to have confessed
to plotting the murder of their
father, Furman D. Updike, were de
clining the assistance of lawyers to
day, investigators were at Crown
--Pplnt, Ind., looking Into the reported
marriage of Herbert, the younger of
the prisoners, to Mellyne De On-
) eonne, a cabaret dancer.
Iloyae t Take rkurgr.
Maclay Hoyne, state' attorney of
Cook county, which Includes Oak
Park, said tonight that the suburban
authorities were making too much
of a family affair out of the case,
and that he would take charge him
One of his assistants, be said,
would be In court In connection with
a writ of habeas corpus applied for
today for the brothers and return
Two lawyers' were active today
seeking bonds for the prisoners, and
one of them obtained the writ of
habeas corpus, but in spite of this
the prisoners declined to ace counsel
and signed statements to the effect
that they did not want any.
Jkmor Maker Offers
rt a -r i r TT
uui; naie ior o xears
WASHINGTON. Jan. 19.-8ubstantlal
reduction rn the price of armor plate waa
promised the senate naval committee to
day by L. O. Grace, president of the
Bethlehem Bteel company, if congress
would adopt the administration's pro
posed five-year naval building program.
Mr. Grace was testifying at a hearing on
Senator Tillman's bill to provide for a(
government armor factory.
"We are now celling armor to or pur
chaser, the government of the United
States, and that purchaser without a pol
icy," said he. "Adopt a policy and we
will meet this committee or authorUed
JDveienaneatt efHcla.1 and make a prtca
whlcfe. I va sure, you will admit la fair.
We are willing to take almost any price
to prevent the government from erecting
its own plant and making ua throw away
the $7,100,000 we have invested In this
highly specialized business."
Norris of Nebraska
Has Railway Measure
WASHINGTON. Jan. 19. Legislation
ftiaking It unlawful for any Interstate
common carrier to buy the stock or cor
porate property of any other corporation
without the consent of the Interstate
Commerce commission, la proposed In a
,rV H'l introduced today by Senator Nor
y""" rls, republican, Nebraska.
f kOfflcera of railroads would be made
rVjanclally responsible to stockholder for
losses Incurred through Illegal acta. Bena
. i tor Norris said the bill waa auggested
I J by testimony taken by the Interstate
I I Commerce commission In investigating
) the New York, New Haven & Hart
ford and the Friaco and Rocic Island
Railroads to Courts
To Settle Liability
Attorneys for the TJnlon Pacific rail
road yesterday afternoon filed In the
: federal court an action in equity, to
determine the liability with reference to
I damage caused by a collision between
Rock Island and Union Pacific loco
motives, in which accident John A. Moore
Mr. Moore brought action In federal
'court against the Union Pacifio for Jl jO.
etiO, recovered $68,750 and settlement was
made for $50,000, with an understanding
tietween the Union Pacific and other rail
road companies using the Union depot,
that a determination of liability should
, The action brought yesterday was
against the various companies using the
union depot. In the petition filed the
'Union Pacific asks Judgment for $00,000.
!r. Moore was riding In a Union Pa
;Wic train at the time of the accident
PLEASED WITH RESULTS
Stockholders of the Douglas Hotel com
pany, who held their annual meeting at
The Fontenelle yesterday, were pleased
at the showing made by the enterprise.
The hotel Is a success, and the directors
have ordered a 6 per cent dividend paid
to stockholders up to July, U'16.
M. T. Barlow wa elected director,
In place of the late V. B. Caldwell.
Other directors . were re-elected. The
board will meet soon to elect officers.
Culled from the Wire.
Business men of the United State were
tireed to prepare for a world-wide indus
trial war which will follow the conclusion
of the military struggle In Kurope. by
James A. Kmery of Washington, who
poke at the ourteenth annual conven
tion of Hardwood Manufacturers' asso
ciation at Cincinnati.
Cloaer eo-operatlon between the pro
ducer. Jobber, retailer and consumer In
perfecting the tyatem of distribution was
urged by G. II. Powell, general manager
of the California Fruit Grower' ex
change, before the Western Fruit Jobber
convention at Memphis.
'Identical bills which would impose an
FtiKlit.il reading and writing test for vot-
tnu and recommended action nlaclnc
J-lxnb-h and Portuguese on a parity with
Frcii h ami Germtn as st idles in the pub-
lie fC'-noiH will be ui.nuitcil to Hie varl
'oui state lepUl jtures, iiccordlne to an a;i
lictu Kiiictit made at tbe Niiu..al nice ilk
At New Vo! k of the 4.nirrl un M HicI; .
Night Riders Plan to Burn Whole
Towns and Put People to Death
NEW MAprtlP. Mo , Jan. 1!-Howth
plans of night riders of southeast Mis
sourl to burn several towns and to kill
the leading merchants, manufacturers
and land owners In those towns were
frustrated hy the arrest of stxty-aeren
members of the secret band, several
months ag-o, was told on the witness
stand in court hre lodty by confessed
nlplit rlrrs, vhr are being- tried on
charccs of 'njaiilt with Intent to kill"
end "conspiring with Intent to kill."
' Jerusalem" was the rM word of the
ATTKACTIOS 1 OMAHA.
Boy is: Vhotoplay.
Braadalu "Kick la."
Bnprtn; Tandavill aad Photoplay.
Oayetyi "The Tweaueth Century
Hipp i Photoplay.
rromlae of the FrtM AtrsU.
A little novelty of the right sort at
tracts unusual attention. This Is evi
denced over at the Orpheum this week,
where two youthful players from China,
SUiss Lon Kung Gue and Harry Haw. are
not only proving Interesting but fascinat
ing as well. Miss Uue, who is still In
her 'teens, has one little song about the
Chinese maidens not being able to get
beaus over here, that enlists everybody a
sympathy. She wears several Chinese
costumes that In fine workmanship could
be the envy of girls.
As Is Indicated by the tlUe, "Kick In."
now playing at the Branrieis theater, is
a play with a punch. "Kick In" will be
given for the Inst two times today, mati
nee and evening.
You've read, of course, cf a person be
coming famous over nig-ht because of
Koine notable achievement. Incidentally
the same thing happened at the popular
liayety. The favored one is Comedlnit
Jim liarton, who made his first appen
ance before a Guyety audience last Sat
urday night. Vie waa an absolute
stranger and the matter of his making
good was entirely up to hltn. In a word
he came; he Raw that big audience be
fore him; he conquered, and from now
on no omedlan will be more welcome In
Omaha than the (.aid Jim Parton. Tho
is with the "Twentieth Century Maids"
and it s a mighty good show aside from
the nimble-footed Janes. Ladles' matinee
Without question the strongest bill yet
offered by the Strand la the present one,
including Syd Chaplin in "The Sub
marine rirate" and Mary Holand in "At
the EdKe of the Abyss." Both represent
absolutely the acme of perfect picture
construction In their respective lines,
"The Submarine Pirate" being a most
unique ml unusual comedy, at the same
tlmo hlirhly educational, while the dra
matic feature, "At the Edge of the
Abyss," featuring Mary Roland, Is one
of the greatest plays or features turned
out by that wizard of stagecraft. Thomas
H. Ince, which is saying a whole lot.
Pearl White, tho favorite movie acresa.
plays the leading role In "The King's
Game," which is at the Boyd for four
days, beginning today. This Broadway
success has been Pathegraphed with an
excellent enst in support of Miss White,
chief of whom are George Probert and
Sheldon Lewis. Arnold Dnly I respon
sible for the excellence of the acting seen
In this picture. Continuoua from 1 to
11 p. in. .
"Mice and Mten" Is the story of a
philosopher who decides that women are
not all that thev ought to be. will be
at the Hipp for the last times today, the
stellar role being taken by Marguerite
The "Night Clerk" Is the name of a
fascinating, fun-abounding sketch that
will please Rmpress patrons during the
last tnree days or mis weex. it is a
veritable laugh-provoking musical com
edy, fresh from the shops of fun.
Py special arrangement the Famatn I
able to announce as a feature for next
Sunday Violet Mersereau. one of the
daintiest maids In filmland, In "The Path
of Happiness." Aa a mountain maid sho
plays in a stream, a la Kellermann. In a
way that adda greatly to the beauty of
Three Boys Arrested
For Robbing Store
Three boys, all uncrsr 17, were arrested
last night by Policemen John Coffey,
Tom Baughman and George Armstrong,
after they had broken Into the King gro
cery at Twenty-first and Howard and
stolen about $0 worth of candy and to
bacco. The boys are: Fred Haas, 2037 Howard;
Clifford Gustason, 308 North Eighteenth,
and Isaac McFarland. 1617 Dodge.
The police trailed them to the Haas
boy's home and found young; Haas hidden
under a pile of old clothes. Tom Baugh
man yanked him out and as ha did so
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Hon't neglect a pain anywher. but
find out wiiat cauae U and conquer ths
cuuse. A pain In the kidney region way
put you on your back tomorrow. Don't
blame the weather for swollen feeL it
muy be an advanced warning of Bright'
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the first symptom of appeudlcliu. A
creak In a toint may be the forerunner
of rtieumatlsm. Chronic headaciies more
than likelv warn you of serious stomach
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I ,. iitlc -ure imponea uanncm u
I r, ,.nl. s' mc tiie titiLI Mi:i'AU Ad-
I . I I II:-' Ill-Ill
night riders. "To do the bidding of the
majority" ti their vow and "death"
wsls the penalty for failure to obey, ao
cordlng to the testimony of Ilobart Ship
man. Walter Wiilob and George Perry.
This trio, with more than three score. I
there, were arrested several months ago ;
after the night rider besieged al de
tectives who hod spent two weeks In the
woods and swamp of Now Madrid and
aurrounding counties, working as lumber
Jucks with tho night rldera by day and
spying on their meetings by night.
the other boys, who were nearby, broke i
and ran. Armstrong and Coffey gave I
chase and caught them a dosen blocks
away. All of the atolen stuff waa re
covered. The Haas boy's father Is a traveling
man, and his mother Is convalescing from
a long illness.
Police mt they secured confessions
from all three of the lads, and then
turned them over to the Juvenile authori
ties, who placed them In Riverside home.
Refugees Arrive at
New York Port
NEW YORK. Jan. 19.-The Greek I1er
Vasllefs Constantino arrived here today,
from Athens with 300 Serbian soldier
refugees and their families on board. As
soon as the liner reached Quarantine,
twenty of the Serbians were taken off
and sent to the Quarantine hospital. The
Quarantine physlcjana declined to make
known the nature of their illness pending
Most of the refugees wer said to be
reservists who were living in this country
at the outbreak of the war aad were
summoned back to the colors. There
were also on board seven members of
the University of Columbia's red cross
service who were returning from Serbia.
The physicians later announced that
the twenty person removed wer af
flicted with vermin of the type that
carries typhus and would be kept under
Says We Become
Cranks on Hot
Hopes every man and woman
adopts this splendid
Why Is man and woman, half the time,
feeling nervous, despondent, worried;
some days headachy, dull and unstrung;
some days reallly Incapacitated by Illness.
If we all would practice lnalde-bath-lng,
what a gratifying change would tak
place. Instead of thousands of half-sick.
anaemic-looking souls with pasty, muddy
complexions we should see crowds of
happy, healthy, rosy-cheeked pcoplo
everywhere. The reason la that the hu
man system does not rid Itself each day
of all the waste which It accumulates
under our present mode of living. For
every ounce of food and drink taJken Into
the system nearly an ounce of wast)
material must be carried out. else It fer
ment and forma ptomaine-like polaOna
which are absorbed Into the blood.
Just aa necessary aa it Is to clean
the ashes from the furnace each day,
before the fire will burn bright and hot,
so we must each morning clear the 1a
uido organs of the previous day's acoue
mulatlon of Indigestible waste and body
toxins. Men and women, whether ales; or
well, are advised to driuk each morning.
before breakfast, a glasa of real hot
water with a teaspoonful of limestone
phosphate in It, aa a harmless meana of
washing out of the stomach, liver, kld-
neya and bowels the Indigestible mater
ial, waste, sour bile and toxins; thus
cleansing, sweetening and purifying the
entire alimentary canal before putting
more food into the stomach.
Millions of people who had thetr turn
at constipation, bilious attacks, acid
stomach, nervous days and sleepless
nights have become real cranks about
the morning inside-bath. A quarter
pound o'. limest..ne phosphate will not
cost much at wie drug store, but Is suf
ficient Vt demenstrate to anyone. Its
cleansing, sweetening and freshening ef
fect upon the system. Advertisement.
Ir, F.d wards' Obve Tablets Get at
the Cause and Remove- it.
Dr. Edwards" Olive Tablets, the substl
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People afflicted with bad breath find
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Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets act gently
out rirroiy on tne bowels and liver, .ti
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They do that which dangerous calomel
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All the benefits of nasty, sickening,
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Dr. F. M. Edwarda discovered the for.
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araonrf patients afflicted with bowel and
liver complaint with the attendant bad
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tableta are purely
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Take on or two avarr nhrht tar
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The Ollv Tablet Company, Columbus,
METAL DELIVERY B0C1ES
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COLIKStAN STEEL TiKK COMPART.
1M went litk Street, Santas CWy. IS.
STAGE HANDS QUIT
Scene Shifters and Engineer Walk
Out After Dispute Over Num
ber of Employes.
NI0BE BELTS TO SET STAGE
Six stage employes and an en
gineer walked out lant evening at 8
o'clock from the Krug theater, leav
ing the North Bros.' Slock company
and Manager Cole In the pllRht of
presenting "NMobc" without a stage
crew other than volunteers from the
actors and others connected with
The curtain went up a few minutes late,
but the performance went on about as
usual and the audience did not know of
the situation beyond the footlights. Tho
announcement of tho strike caused some
little flutter on the stage, with Nlobe In
her white habiliments assisting In setting
the stage, and Sport North, Robert
It's a forty-acre farm in Ohio. The owner is forty, married
and has four children. He's in debt.
His wife is city bred and wants to go back. His children
want high-school educations. He has a chance to sell.
He has asked Herbert Quick for advice.
A good many farmers, at one time or another, are up
against this same problem. It's a man's size problem.
The wrong decision means disaster.
So Herbert Quick publishes the letter (without the name)
and answers it shrewdly, bluntly and kindly this week in
Also m tklc Iggiig:
Distrust Busting in Canby
"farmers' club" sounded to the merchants
like mail-order buying and co-operative selling.
So Banker Olson attended, and learned what
farmer co-operation really is. Read what he did
to bust distrust.
Meat Makers' Money
the banker knows a lot about the cattle man's
business ; why shouldn't the cattle man know
something about the banker's business ? A man
who knows both wrote this article.
Was There Ever a Woman
a fine, spirited story of dreams come truehow
the little farm struggled through defeats and
disappointments, all through the pluck and
perseverance of a woman who was bound to
make it win.
And still more, including:
Everbearing Strawberries; How a Man of 60
Found Success in Poultry ; the Mechanical Milker,
and how it brought efficiency to the dairy ; Early
Rhubarb Brings the Best Price ; Pruning in the
Home Garden ; the Dark Cornish, by Judge VV.
II. Card ; Cooking In the Country Schoolhouse
the Fireless Cooker; and the twelve regular
departments which bring valuable, seasonable
Orndl and others learning the switch
board on short notice.
1)1 Here sir. Over Crew,
The situation arose over differences
between the local union ef stag hands
; ard Manager Cole, the latter refusing to
pay a stage hand put on a week ago by
the union over his protest. The trouble
has been brewing several weeks. The last
of a series of . meetings between the
stage hands and the manager was held
yesterday morning, but Mr. Celo main
tain the walkout half an hour before an
advertised performance, was w holly with
out notice to him.
Tho stage employes- union ruled that a
f ill crew at the Krus theater s'tould be
sewn men. I'p to a week apo Mr. Colo
hd five employes en the stace, and says
he agreed to employ seven as demsnded
as soon as the business would warrant It.
When the slth nvin was put on a week
no Mr. Colo entered protest.
Fire Warden Mortis wa on the scene
and ordered the engineer to leave the
hollers In proper condition before he quit.
The fire were banked, and alnut closing
time the theater began to be cool.
Moventeat of Oreaa Menmera.
th m JxHrn mSMm
says HERBERT QUICK
German Calls U. S.
One of Worst Foes
r.nnUV. Jan. IT. (Via Iondon. Jan.
1-In the Prusslsn Chamber of Iepu
tlea today Herr von lleydebrsnd, the
conservative leader, referred Incidentally
to America as among Germany' "worst
Germany, he said, enjoyed the splendid
feeling ef being Innocent of all the hor
rors of this war.
"I should not wish to bear the re
sponsibility of our worst enemies, anionic
which America must now be reckoned,
because It prolonged the wsr for at least
one esr," ho declared.
GREGORY IS AFRAID OF
OIL LAND LEASE BILL
WASHINGTON". Jan. 19. Attorney
General Orrgory today advised Chalr
tiwn KVrrls of the public land com
mittee ho feared the bill tho house
has Just passed, providing lenses to oil
land operators who were dispossessed by
tho withdrawal of public lands In Cali
fornia and Wyoming will complicate the
creation of fuel reserves for the navy,
and possibly prevent any safe reserve
supply on the public domain.
French Carry Saints
From Greek Churches
BERLIN, Jan. 19 .-(By Wlreles to 8y-vllle.)-The
Overseas News Agency
quotes the Athens newspsper Nea Hlmera
as describing that on December 25 last
French officers entered a Salnnlkl church
and carried away valuable painting of
saints from the edifice.
Itching Torture Stops
It Is unnecessary for you to suffer
with eciema, ringworm, rashes and slm
llnr skin troubles. A little semo, gotten
at any drug store for Re, or fl.00 for
extra large bottle, and promptly applied
will usually give Instant relief from itch
ing torture. It cleanses and soothes the
skin and heals quickly and effectively
most skin diseases.
X.eino Is a wonderful disappearing liquid
and does not smart the most delicate
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and costs little. Get it today and save
all further distress.
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