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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY. .JANUARY 2J, 191G.
BRIEF CITY NEWS
Tows.ead's for porting Ooodt."
Llftatimr riitwi - Bursess-Orsnden.
Bar Root Prist It Now Beacon Free.
To toll Beat EiUte, Hat It with J. H.
t'mmtit & Co., Keellne Bldf. .
Wetea ts Stolea Mrs. Mlka Bourson,
Ml Shermsn avenue, reports to the police
.he theft of a valuable fold watch.
"Today's Korla vroa-ramM elesstflel
action today. It appears In The Bes
EXCLUSIVELY. Find out what tha va
rious moving plcturs theaters offer.
Lewli Clara Beakrapt Louis Merer
Clark. (K3 Florence boulevard, filed a
petition In bankruptcy. H has a store
at (KM Florence voulevard. He sixes his
liabilities as $5,790 and his assets as 15.488.
Deed for Bank Tiled Albert E. Cook
f Chicago, who purchased the old build-In-
of the First National bank at Thir
teenth and Farnam streets, hss filed the
teed In the office of Harry Pearce, regis
ter of deeds. A consideration of $3UO,0no
Mother of SC. B. Btubbs Dies M. B
Stubbs, an ovserver at the local weather
bureau office, left for Merlon, a suburb
of Philadelphia, Pa., on receipt of word
that kls mother had died. He visited
hr during the Christmas holidays when
'she wss quite sick, but she had Improved
and her death was sudden.
Jesse Bear Pinched Jesse Bear was
brought down from Thurston, Neb,, by
Deputy United States Marshal Morgan
of South Sioux City and lodged in the
county Jail to await a hearing on the
charge of selling liquor to her id men
brothers on the reservation contrary to
the laws in such case made and provided.
Five Witnesses in
Moore Case Indicted
on Perjury Charge
Five witnesses for the Union Paclfio
railroad In the damage suit of John A.
Moore, an Omaha attorney, against the
Union Pacific, have been indicted on
charges of perjury. They are the fol
Dr. Fletcher A. Butler, Harvard, Neb.;
Thomas W. Brewer, MHiskogee, Okl.;
Frederick C. Lawrence, Lawton, Okl.;
Henry J. SIgmon, Lawton, Okl.. and C.
U. Wolford. Harper, Mo.
Moore won a judgment for M8.750 In
trial of the suit In the federsl court here
last summer. A compromise was ef
fected snd the railroad paid him $o0,000
cash. He was Injured In a collision in
the local yards between a Union Paclfio
and a Rock Island train.
Several other suits, including one of
the Union Pacific against the other rail
roads using the Union station, are pend
ing as an aftermath of the personal in
jury suit of Moore.
Special Agent Gabartno conducted the
Investigations preceding indictment of
the flvo men for perjury.
Motor Hearse Will
be on Exhibition at
Omaha Auto Show
An automobile hearse will he among
the' exhibits at the Omaha Automobile
show at the Auditorium February 21 to
2, according to announcement of Man
ager Clarke Powell. This will be the
first time in the history of automobile
shows that an automobile hearse has
been on display. Not even the great na
tional shows of New York and Chicago
have ever had such an unusual exhibit,
and Clarke Powell and his associates are
doing a little boasting regarding the pro
gresstreness of Omaha.
W. E. Weekley la the man who will
make the exhibit Mr. Weekley is the
Omaha agent for the motor hearse and
the display is his Idea. He inquired if
he could have space and Powell promptly
replied in the affirmative. The motor
hearse Is being specially constructed for
the Omaha show and will be one of the
very latest things In this line.
Thirty-two Cars of
..Mules Go to War
from Grand Island
One of the lsrgest shipments of mules
ever made from Nebraska passed
through Omaha over the Union Pacific
to the Atlantic seaboard for shipment
to. Europe. Thirty-two care were required
to accommodate the 800 animals.
The shippers. Hllllker. Simpson &
Smith Co. of Grand Island, have de
veloped In less than a year one of the
largest horse and mule concerns In the
country. Extensive Improvements in
feed lots and a general reconstruction
of their quarters is helping to put Grand
island on the map aa a horse and muls
market of the first magnitude.
Checks for the Dry
Campaign Come in
Two checks for 11,000 each came to the
finance committee of the Antl-saloon
lesgue In Omaha for the Douglas county
dry campaign for this fall, before the
committee had organised to go out and
Although the first meeting of the com
mittee, with some fifty dry enthusiasts
for organisation purposes looking to
ward making a campaign to raise 120.000
wss held Thursday the committee already
has some $3,000.
Elmer E. Thomas Is chairman of the
finance committee. The other members
are C. F. Harrison, Nsthan Merrlam, T.
J. Mahoney, W. E. Reed. Vrs. George A.
Joslyn and Mra. Z. T. Llndsey.
Ili'lcsr-Uld lied Iimb.
"I have a little girl years old who
haa a great deal of trouble with croup."
writes W. E. Curry of Evansvllle, Ind.
"I have used Foley s Honey and Tar. ob
taining Instant relief for her. My wife
and I also used It and will say It Is
tba (at cuie for a bad cold, cough,
throat trouble and croup that I ever
saw " Those terrible coughs thst seem
to tear one to pieces yield to Foley's
Honey and Tar. Bold everywnere.-Adver-tteemeot.
POLICE COURT FINE
Night Clerk Losei Oat on Hi Ap
pl from Fine Given by the
FEW CASES ARE CARRIED UP
"How much was tha defendant
fined In police court?" asked District
Judge Sears, who had Just found T.
G. Riley guilty of assault and bat
tery in an appeal case.
"Twenty-five dollars and costs,"
responded City Prosecutor McOulre.
Well, t think he should have considered
himself lucky to get away with a $3
fine." said the Judge. "I will Just make
It tT5 and costs."
"But. your honor, the defendant hat
had to advance costs for an appeal, " said
an attorney. Jumping to Ma feet In hor
ror. "That Is a chance they all . have to
take," remarked McOulre. "Bring on the
Riley la night clerk In a low price
rooming house at 1S21 Douglas, patronised
by working men. The evidence showed
that he had hit William T. Devlne over
the head with a "sap" and had otherwise
disarranged his physical geography.
Riley said he acted In self defense, but
the court held the evidence indicated
Devlne had been willing to leave the
rooming house when ordered to do so.
There were less that a dosen appeal
cases to be disposed of during this term
New Yorker Writes
of Friends of Thirty
Five Years Ago Here
Elliott B. Clark of New Tork City nas
written a letter to the Omaha postmaster
Inquiring wether friends whom he knew
here thirty-five years ago are still living.
If they are he wants them to meet
his two daughters. Miss Helen and Miss
f'atrlce Clark, who are comtng to Omaha,
he says, with the "Nobody Home" com
pany some time this winter.
"I was In the B. A M. railroad office
under Mr. Irving and Mr. Lowell In 1880
and 1FS1," he writes. S'I remember these
friends in Omaha and I wonder whether
at least some of them are not still living
This s the list of people whom he ssks
Judge J. W. Savage, Mrs. -IJams. Mrj.
Ben Wood. Mrs. furay, Mrs. Clowery,
Miss Belle Jewett, Miss Daisy Jewett,
Will" Morris, "Mose" and "Newt"
Barkalow and "Will" Remington.
Judge Savage. "Mill" Morris and "Will"
Remington are dea, Assistant Post
master Woodard remenlbers. Mrs. IJams
waa the wife of a former clerk of tl. i
district court The Misses Jewett were
daughters of a former city clerk.
With the exception of the three men
tioned most of the people named are
living- though two or three have removed
from the city.
Man Drops Dead at
Smelter While He
is Looking for Work
An unidentified man about 40 years of
age dropped dead yesterday morning out
side of the office of ti e American Smelt
ing and Refining company.
Coroner Crosby took charge cf the
body and was unable to find any per
sonal effect which would disclose its
Michael Quintan, watchman at the smel
ter, stated the stranger waa waiting to
apply for work and expired before the
office of the company was opened for
The dead man wore a sweater Jacket,
cap with black fur trimming, light brown
suit, had a moustache and appeared to
have been a laborer. His weight Is about
j x Caiahaa, who for a long time ha
been traveling it out of Chicago for
the Nickel Plate road and la well known
In Omaha, February 1 becomes general
passenger agent, with headquarters In
(ieveluid, O. This information comes to
Omaha railroad men In letters written by
Miss Alice McCormick. daughter of
Major and Mrs. M'ormlck of the Volun
ixr of America. ! gone to lit. LouU
t meet hr iat-ter and visit her grand
fnthrr. Majnr le"ormlck has been In
( York Hy Iting his axed mother,
snd Is returning him, atoi ping in Hi.
I oi l to visit nl wife's father, Thuma
V. Klik. The major and -his daughter
will iciuin to Onmlia Monday.
and Castor Oil
Give Fruit Laxative when
cross, bilious, feverish
"California Syrup of Figs"
can t harm tender stom
ach, liver, bowels.
Look back at your childhood days.
Remember the "dose" mother insisted
on castor OIL calomel, cathartics. Ho
you haled them, how you' fought against
With our children Its different
Mothers who cling to the old form of
physic simply don't realise what they
do. The chUdrens revolt Is well-
foumled. Their tender, little 'insides"
sre Injured by them.
If your child's stomach, liver and
bowels need cleansing, give only delicious
"California Syrup of Figs." Its action
is positive, but gentle. Millions of
mothers keep this harmless "fruit laxa
tive" handy; they know children love to
take It; that It ntver fails to clean the
liver and bowels and sweeten the stom
ach, and that a teaspoon ful given today
saves a sick child tomorrow.
Ask your druggist for a to-cent bottle
of "Calfornla fyrup of Figs," which has
full directions for babies, children of all
ages and for grown-ups plainly on each
bottle. Beware of eounUrfelts sold here.
See that It is made by "California Fig
Hyrup Company." Refuse any other kind
with contempt. Advertisement
Friday, January 28, 1918-
, CURE-DRINK TEA!
Oet a mail package of Hambarg Breast
Tea, or as the German folks call It.
"Hamburger Brust Thee." at amy phar
macy. 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 la 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 vesetabla,
I therefore barmliste AdvcrtUerouaL
-BURQESS-NASII STORE NEWS FOR SATURDAY
-Phone Douglas 137
Pithy News of Doings at Burgesg-Nash
The Remnant Sale
The Bargain Event of the. Year
Comes Monday, January 31,
All Omaha awaits it.
" Wirthmor" Waists, Which are Sold
Here Exclusively, Saturday at $1.00
"WIRTHMOIV waists sre always 1.00. and Judged by the usual
waist standards are worth much more. Those waists through
their excellence of style and real service have established for them
selves the position of the very boat among; the inexpensive waists.
Four new models on sale Saturday. In style. In workmanship, fit and
finish In fact. In all that goes to make a blouse, these excel. Wirthmor
waists are decidedly superior to the waists usually bought at the price.
Sold here only. As always 11.00. Aa always worth more.
nrgees-yaih Oo, Main Floor.
Women's 50c Cashmere Hose, in
size 9 only, SATURDAY, 19c pair
IF you wear sire 9, thta Is a roost unusual value, and It would be
practicing thrift to buy a generous supply. Plain black cashmere,
the usual 60c quality, at 10c a pair Saturday.
. Women's 50c Silk Lisle Hose, 3 Pairs, $1.00
Black silk lisle hose, full regular made, fashioned foot, 50c quality,
Saturday, 85c single pair, or S pairs for Hl.OO.
Bnrgess-WssH Pp. Main 11 Opr.
Clearaway of Women's SHOES that
Were $5 to $6, at $2.65 a PAIR
STRICTLY up-to-the-minute styles,
embracing six new winter
Two styles of matte kid ) Pair
One style of vici kid , . . fc O 2 C
Three styles of patent colt.) je&elJO
Sizes from 3 to 7. widths n, C and D.
Women's $5.00 Shoes, $3.35
The short lines and odd pairs from our
best selling numbers In the $5.00 line.
Women's $3.50 to $4 Shoes, $2.85
Mostly kid skin with low heels, com
fortable for house or street wear. Ex
Bnrresa-sTaah Co. Beoona Floor.
Women's Leather Gloves That
Can Be Washed in Soap and Water
THE remarkable tannage of this leather makes the glove practically
perfect in washing qualities. Washed In water of any temper
ature, using any pure soap, tbey will, when dried, resume their orig
inal softness with merely a little rubbing.
Can be had in French gray and taupe, canary, ivory, pearl white,
Newport and oak shades. Price range, $L23, $ 1.75, $2.0o and $2.25
arfss-sTaah Oo -sTain Floor.
Women's Union Suits at 49c
In the Clearing Sale Saturday
THEY'RE the usual 89c quality, made with .Dutch neck, elbow
sleeves, white cotton, medium weight, knee or ankle length.
Women's Union Suits at 75c
White cotton, fleece lined, made with high neck, long sleeves,
ankle length; the regular price f 1.00. ' ,
Bargees. Hash Co, Main Floor.
The Famous "Mastrola" Talking
Machine, Like Illustration, $5.00
THERE are but about B0 of these
splendid talking machines of
fered for Saturday and at this ridic
ulously low figure, which, by the
way, is but halt the price at which
they were made to sell; we do nob
expect them to last throughout the
day. The cabinet Is full size, 16x
18 tt laches by Inches high, oak
finish, fitted with good, smooth run
ning spring motor, and they
Will Play Any Due Record as Well
as the More Expensive Instruments
In no other instrument and In no other way can you get so much
and so good music tor such little money.
New Victor Records for February Ready Today
Barfess-Xash Co. fourth noor.
Here Is Really a Sensational Sale of
MEN'S SHIRTS AT 50c
Including values of $1.50 to $2.00
IN fact, we believe it affords the best values we've
offered this senpon. The flirts are the broken
lines, odd lots and the soiled and mussed shirts from
our regular stock, tor ier with a big quantity
. A I . .. 1 .
samples lroiu one 01 iik inggest snin mciones in
country. The materials include:
FIBRE SILKS, PERCALE, Etc
with French or stiff cuffs attached,
made coat style, in a remarkable wide
range of patterns. There are all
sizes, 14 to 17, and we believe the val
ues are the best offered anywhere.
Come Saturday and buy a season's
Bnrreee-BTash Co. Mala Floor.
Drugs and Toilets
Can throx, 60c
Jap rose, cake
Jap rose talcum
powder . . . 12c
Imported J a va
rice powder, 60o
powder, 2 6o
paste, 10c, 20c
Almo cream for
monia, 1 qt!3c
Dr. O r a t e ' s
tooth p o wder,
60c slie . .20c
soap, 10 cakes
Dr. Char le's
flesh food, 60o
Beef, wine and
Iron, 1-o.t., 7tc
Sanl Flush, Sftc
can for .. . . 17c
Irory soap, spe
cial, 10 cakes
Co. Main Floor.
Men's $5 Fur
MEN'B fur caps. Detroit auto
style, including raps that
were priced to 15, Saturday, $1.45.
Fur Caps, $3.95
Men's seal caps, Detroit style,
that were priced to $10.00, sole
price, Saturday, $.1.0.1.
Men's $1.00 Caps, 39c
Heavy corduroy, leather or
cloth winter caps, with tnbands of
plush or fur, all sizes; were to
$1.00, for 80c.
nrress-sTaeti Co. Fonrth Floor.
Boys' Suits to
$7,95 at $4.65
KNICKERBOCKER style, some
with two pair of pants, lined
throughout, all this season's styles
for aces 1 to 16 years. .
Boys' $2.00 Pants, 03c
Heavy kntckerhocker panta, all
colors, for ages 7 to 16 years; were
to $1.00, at 8c.
Boys' Caps, 39c
Winter caps with Inband of
plush or fur, all new shapes and
colors: also bats; were to $1.16,
nrsess-Wash Co Fonrt Flee.
You, too, should avail yourself of the real bene-
tits of our clearaway of men's and young men's
SUITS and OVERCOATS
That Were Priced, $22.50 to $25.00
AND just mark this down clothing like this an
nouncement tells about, at this prico is beyond
mere selling talk it's tangible value men can see it
themselves, when they see the garments no matter
how little or how much you know about woolens or '
clothes in general, there's enough quality and real
goodness sticking out all over these isuits or over
coats to convince you.
But come and see yourself that's the best way.
The offering includes long ulsters, balraacaans
and form-fitting coats, sizes 34 to 42.
are mostly fancy materials, in stouts, Blims and reg
ulars. The prices were to $25.00.
Barress-VaaU Co. Fourth Fleer.
at Half Price
OUll entire stock of chil
dren's winter coats for
little tots from 2 to 6 years,
are offered in the clearaway
Saturday at exactly one
half the regular price. The
regular price ranges from
$3.50 to $18.00, Saturday,
at H Price
Burress-lTesB. Co. Beooad Floor.
We'll Make Quick Work of These Winter
Coats Saturday That Were Sold to $15, at
SMAllT, late styles in boucle, pebble cloth, diagonals and mixtures,
materials that are the most favored for coats this season. Not all
Bizes to be found in each style, but all mes are in the lot, and every
one is an exceptional value at $7.50.
Women's $30.00 Suits for $14.75
Special group of late winter suits, many of them fur trimmed, will
be offered Saturday at this very special price. Including broadcloth,
serges, velvets and mixtures with plenty of navy blues and black.
furs at yz Original Price
Raccoon muffs, werw f 15.00, at $7.50.
Krlmmer muffs, were $VMS.OO, at $18.50
Mink muffs, were f&U.OO, at $12.50.
Marten scarfs, were $25.00, at $I2..V.
Hudson Beal scarfs, were 920.00, at $10.00
Hudson Hoal muffs, were $35.0O, at $17.50.
Mole sets, were $10.00, at $2O.00.
Pointed Fos sets, were $30.00, at $23.00.
Marmot coate, were $100.00, at $30.00.
Hudsoa Seal coats, were $223.00, at $118.50.
Persian Lamb coaU, were $273.00. at $187.50.
avrfsas-sTash Co. eieoeaA Floor.
Wilbur Hathaway Will Give Punching Bag Exhibitions
Saturday in the Burgess-Nash Sporting Goods Dept.
WILBUll HATHAWAY, the well known punching bag
artist, will give free exhibitions in the art of scien
tific bag punching Saturday in our Sporting Goods de
partment on the fourth floor.
Exhibitions Saturday Afternoon and Evening.
SPECIAL! Just received a big line of skis from 4 to 7
feet lengths, with a price range of $1.25, $1.75, $2.25, $2.75,
$4.75, $5.95 and $6.75.
BBrresa-aTaab Co. Tearta Fleer.
Sewing Machine Needles lc Each
IN this offering we Include needles for all makes and atylss of ma
STANDARD SINGER DOMESTIC
WHITE WHEELER & WILSON DAVIS
NEW HOME HOWE ETC. ETC.
SPECIAL MACHINE BARGAINS SATURDAY AT
TERMS OP $1.00 A WEEK.
Wizard, Saturday at ,...$16.50
Arrow, Saturday at $12.75
Goodrich, Saturday at $9.75
Bnrreas.ireafc Oo. TMM Floor.
Clearaway of Women's Rubbers
and Alaskas in the BASEMENT
Two special groups that will bring forth a generous response. ...
Women's 75c Rubbers at Women's $1 Alaskas at
Extra quality storm rubbers,
all elzes, regular price 76c a
Storm style Alaskas, beat
quality, all sizes, regular price
$1.00 a pair.
arrees-aTaaa Ce asemeat.
Guaranteed Tungsten Lamps, Like Cut, 25c
WIRE drawn Tungsten lamps give better light, clearer
light and longer light at less cost than carbon
lamps. Guaranteed to give clear, bright light and out
lasts any two ordinary lamps. 25 and 40 Watt lamps,
Saturday only Sftc.
arseajrasa Co. M aeemeat.
The golf course
Phone for play
The famoug Chiok
ering pianos sold
exclusively at Burgess-Nash.
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