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TIIK HKK: OMAHA, SATURDAY, FKUKUAUY o, l'Uti.
BRIEF CITY NEWS
"TowimiJ'i tat Ipertiaf soe4s."
fclghtlag MJrtarea Bxirgess-Qranaen.
ass Koot M I Now Beacon Pra
Dr. Stokes removed to T Brand. The.
Ire, tornado, automobile, burglary In
eursnce. J. H. Dumont. Keellne BMg.
Fumigate Temple brl There wtll
be no services at Temple Israel this even
In or Saturday morning, aa the church
building la being fumigated.
Goal Thief rins4 M. J ones, 1110
North ESghth street, was fined 11R and
eoata In police court for the theft of coal
from the Missouri Paclflo railroad.
Balaton Ttrm Bankrupt The Bannir
Varnish company of Halston filed a vol
untary petition In bankruptcy, stating
liabilities aa I3.S1S and assets as lMA.
"Today's Mart VTOgram' clasalfltl
Beet Ion today. It appeara In The Bee
EXCLTJBIVEL.T. Find out what the tt
rlous moving picture theaters offer.
Bryans Back from Braylna; Trip J. A.
Bryana of the rry Shoe company re
turned last night from a three weeks'
buying trip in New York and Boston.
Tailor la Bankrupt William M. Phil
lips, Omaha merchant tailor, filed a
voluntary petition In bankruptcy. His
MAN DIES WHILE
City and County Medical Authori
ties Unable to Care for Ery
ICE WORKER HAS PITIFUL END
Gets Up at Four in M orning to
Earn Money to Pay for Schooling
While city and county physicians
quarreled over the question of Juris
diction and responsibility, and while
hospital authorities refused to ac
cept the case and private physicians
were vainly Importuned to attend,
William Cotter. 55 years old, died
of erysipelas last night at the Bruns
wick hotel, 1210 Douglas street, for
lack of medical attention and
J. P. Savage, employment agent living
at 2109 Sherman avenue. Cotter's only
friend In Omaha, declnred late last night
that he believed Cotter would have easily
recovered. If he had been given the nec
essary medical attention.
Pavaga also said that Vr. R. W. Con-
liabilities are A4M and hla asseta iz.wa. ; neii, c)ty health commissioner, bad
Divorce la ranted- Mrs. Ethel T. J threatened to bring proceedings against
Barry has been granted a dlvoroe from
R. Ralph Barry on grounds of cruelty.
Mrs. Iiuella M. Harmer has sued Harvey
D., charging cruelty.
Auto la Stolsa A. D. Smith, 1133
South Thirty-fourth atreet, la minus one
automobile, which, be asserts, was taken
from the parking district near Seven
teenth and Douglas streets.
Watob aad Cash' Btolea Mas Kuhne.
address the Oxford hotel, reports to the
police that fomo time during the night
thieves gained entrance to his room and
stole a watch and 50 in cash.
Ooea to Oakland Vern H. Johnson,
for two years associated with the Hulse
& Rlcpcn undertaking establishment and
tr. Lee Van Camp, county physician, be
cause the latter had refused to extend
county aid to Cotter.
Case Mil at Star.
According to Savage, Cotter was taken
111 with a mild case of erysipelas last
Monday, after catching cold while work
ing at Ice cutting. He was first sent to
the Crelghton medical college Infirmary
by lavage, and later given an order ad
mitting him to a charity bed at St Jo
The hospital refused to take him In.
because of the contagious nature of the
disease. Savage aald. so Cotter was ad
vised to try the city dispensary at the
Police station. A doctor there sent him
to Dr. Van Camp, county physlotan, who
for three years deputy coroner, leaves i ln u referred Cotter to Dr. Connell.
Omaha next week to engage in business
at Oakland, Neb.
Ctets Suspended Beateaos Frank Rod
rlgnos. 611 North Sixteenth street.
charged with resisting an officer, was
Kiven 25 and costs, with suspended sen
tence, by Judge Foster for Interfering
with an arrest of an acquaintance. j
feasor Keeper Tlaea Sam Pavllcka,
13 North Tenth street, charged with
keeping a disorderly house, waa fined $39
and costs by Judgo Foster. T. R. Ander
son, 254 North Sixteenth street, arrested
on a similar charge, was fined f 15 and
romter Crelfhtoa Official Dies Rev.
John Hemaus. S. J., formerly vice presi
dent of the Crelghton university, and
for a number of years teacher in the
Institution, died recently In Milwaukee.
Wis. Since leaving Crelghton Father
Hemaus had charge of the musical de
oartment at Marajulette university at
"Kentucky Belle" Tonlfht "The Ken
tucky Belle." a three-act comedy, will be
presented by the New Era Dramatlo
club at the Toung 'Women's Christian
Association auditorium at S:K o'clock
this evening. The club Is one of the or
ganisations of the high school that haa
seen successfully paying attention of
ate to work of this character.
Ooo fellowship . Dialler Arrange
ments are being perfected for the an
nus) good fellowship dinner given by
the students of Crelghton College of
i.aw. While the exact date for the af
fair has not yet been set, it will prob
tbly be March . As usual, each of the
Masses will be represented by a speaker
ind the principal address will be deilv
red by some lawyer of note., test year
-.he chief speaker waa Mathew Oerlng
f Plattsmouth, and the year before Wll-
laVn F. Gurley of Omaha filled this role.
Dr. Connell not being In when Cotter
called, Savajre gave the man 25 cents and
he got a bed at the Brunswick hotel, the
hotel manager being Ignorant of the na
ture or Cotter's illness. In the meantime
Savage communicated personally with
Doctors Connell and Van Camp, and
each physician declared that the case
was within the jurisdiction of the other.
Referred to the City.
Dr. Van Camp asserted that contagious
cases should be handled by the city
emergency staff, whilo Dr. Connell con
tended that there waa no room in the
emergency hospitals, and that the county
authorities should take care of the slok
man. As Cotter waa seriously sick at
the time. Rev. Father Flanagan waa
(ailed, and he administered the last rites
of the Catholic, church. When the priest
and Savage sought Dr. Connell again. -the
latter said he could do nothing, and Dr.
Van Camp was again sought in vain.
While County Commissioner Frank
Best was being appealed to and a search
for a trained nurse brought no results, an
acquaintance, of Ravage, named Bob
Clark, offered to watch by the bed of the
dying man and try to ease his last hours.
Thus Cotter died at midnight while Sav
age waa trying to secure a private phy
slcialt, but could find none to attend the
Formerly Uvea la lew. .
Savage .said that Cotter had no know
relatives except a cousin. Julia Miller of
Elkader, la. The man Is said to have
once been town marshal and street com
missioner cf Imogene,' la., where he had
many friends and bore a good reputation
and was highly respected.
Coroner Crosby took charge of the body.
but will probably not hold an Inquest
Willie got Into Central High school all
right, all right, and he Is one of the
happiest hoys In town. His complete
name Willie Wlntroub and his address
la 2JOJ North Nineteenth street. He was
sdmltted to Central High on Monday.
Blx years ago Willie ar-ved here from
Russln. He was 11 years of age when he
alighted from a train at the Union sta
tion, with a little bundle under his arm.
HI father, who had been here four
years, met the youngster at the depot.
During the last four years Willie haa
been a newsboy on Fnmam street cars.
where he has a large morning clientele.
Everybody calls him "Willie." and every
body noted he la wearing an unusual
smile this week because of his admls-1
slon to the high school.
On the second Sunday after his arri
val In Omaha thta Russian lad went
down to Sixteenth and Farnam streets
and started selling papers. He was rather
bashed at first, because he could not
pronounce the names of the papers with
certainty and It was hard for him to
pronounce Extra!" the first time he had
occasion to use that emphatic selling
point. But he stuck at It from the first.
He has paid his parents board from the
first week he has been In Omaha, bought
his 'own clothes, has-money In tke bank,
plays a cornet and will Join the Central
High band this week. He Intends to
complete the four-year high school course
and then go to an Institution where he
will take a professional course.
Willie Is the boy who invented work.
He Is up at 4 o'clock every morning,
rides on the first southbound Twenty
fourth street car to. the newspaper of
floes, arrives at Thirtieth and Farnam
streets about 1:45 and remains at that
post until time to go to school. Last
Christmas time his patrons gave him $45
In remembrances, which money he placed
In a bank.
Last summer he attended the Toung
Men's Christian association summer
school and carried a' regular paper route.
This summer course, together with
assiduous studying during the last pub
lic school semester, fitted him tor high
Having realised his ambition to en
ter high school, he Is now turning his
mind to the task of saving enough dur-
TWO NEW BRIDGES
INSTEAD OF ONE
Federated Improvement Clubs Make
This Request of Union
UNIVERSITY OF OMAHA
CO-EDS Y. W. C. A. GUESTS
The Toung Women's Christian asaocla.
tlon of the University of Omaha will en
tertain all the young women of the school
this afternoon from 4 to o'clock in cele
bration ot "Jubilee month," the fiftieth
anniversary of the founding of the ' na
At the regular meeting of the school
club Thursday afternoon Miss Brenselr
of the local Toung Women's Christian
association addressed the co-eds on the
"History ef the Association."
Twenty-five girls were selected to take
I art In the big pageant to be staged Feb
ruary 22 at the city Toung Women's
STRINGS WILL FURNISH
NOVELTY AT CONCERT
Henry Cox will be the conductor at the
municipal "pop" concert at the Audi
torium, Sunday afternoon. This arrange
ment was made yesterdsy by the board
of directors of the Cnjaha Musicians' as
sociation and Charles A. Franks, man
ager of the Auditorium.
The program, In addition to the flfty
plece brass hand, will be augmented by
twenty violinists, who will play two num
bers with the band accompaniment. Re
hearsals will be held twice dally until
Sunday to perfect thj work of the strings
with the brass. This program will very
likely be the most novel ever presented In
Ing the next four rears to enable him to
attend an advanced Institution of learn
ing. Within the next six months he will
decide the career he will follow.
The llfo of this boy during his six
years In Omaha Is a striking Illustra
tion of what a boy can do when he
makea up hla mind. In these six years
he haa maintained himself, fitted him
self for high school, saved money and
learned to play the cornet. He was
graduated from tho elKhth B class at
Kellom school last week.
Willie saya he haa not had time to at
tend many pucture shows, nor does he
chew or smoke. He believes every hour
of time Is worth something and should
not be wasted.
Some day, he hopes, he will not hsve to
get up at 4 o'clock every morning.
Lane Suggests Auto
Men Burn Kerosene
To Conserve Gasoline
WASHINGTON. Feb. 4. The greatly
increased - price of gasoline Secretary
Lane reported to the senate '.oday. In
response to a resolution, la caused by
shortage of supply snd Increase in con
sumption. He recommended that the
situation bs relieved by the use of heavier
distillates in Internal combustion engines.
Secretary Lane's report asserts that
authorities agree that the automobile
and other Internal combustion engines
are primarily responsible for ths Increased
consumption of gasoline" and adds that
kerosene carbureter "would at once
go a long way toward relieving the pres
The recent rapid Increase in the price
of gasoline, the report says, haa been
aceompained by a rapid rise in market
quotation of ell company shares. It
refers to a 60 per cent dividend declared
by the Standard OH company of Cali
fornia, January 22, 1916, and a 100 per
cent dividend by the Imperial OH com
pany, limited, of Canada.
"The consumer of gasoline," says the
report, "pays a price which, In case of
companies controlling the larger storks
of crude oil. Is not necessarily deter
mined by the price paid to the producer
for the oil from which the gasoline Is
obtained. The smaller refiners, on the
contrary, less favored with transporta
TEN MEN HELD AT AMES
MAINLY ON SUSPICION
AMES, la.. Feb. 4. (Special Telegram.)
A gang of ten alleged crook of high
order, was arrested here tonight In one
bunch In an empty pest house by Night
Patrolman Miller, on report that a bunch
of able crime experts was In town to
blow a safe.
A Chicago detective trailed the gang
here from Des Moines. The local police
officers were tipped off and made the
It la said one of the gang squealed the
plans. The ten are ln Jail awaiting com
RAILROAD MAGNATE IS
AFRAID OF COLD.
SUGGEST UNION DEPOT SITE
That two now liriJpes bo built
over the Missouri river Instead of
one, which Intention hss been an
nounced by the Vnlon Faclftc, Is a
request tbo Federated Improvement
Clubs of Omaha will make of the
A committee of five to meet with
officials of the road and urge such
a move was appointed at the i r-nthiy
mooting of the Federation at the
city hall last night.
It was the general opinion of the
delegates that one bridge would not
suffice to care for the hesvy traffic
Into Omaha and that a second bridge
Is badly needed.
The commit toe of five wss also author
ised by the federation to meet with the
railroad officials of Omaha to Inquire
Into a reported plan to unite the Union
and Burlington depot. The federation
wlithes to mske the suggestion, In case
the report la true, thst the Union depot
be built at either Flxteenth and Leav
enworth streets or Twenty-fourth and
Mo icy streets, with the former location
The federation also went on record Isst
night aa opposing the award of a five
year street lighting contract to the elec
tric light company, on the grounds that
the cly should own Is own system.
communication to the county com
missioners from President Fltoh advis
ing that the new county bridge over
Saddle creek over Sixtieth snd Center
streets, la too narrow, was read to the
federation, which authorised the president
to continue his efforts to have the bridge
widened. It is said ths brldgs will
barely permit the passage of two vehicles.
The president and secretary were or
dered to prepare a communication to be
sent to the city commissioners, ths build
ing Inspector and the city planning board
requesting that no building permits be
Issued for the construction of buildings
on Twenty-fourth street from Poppleton
to Cuming which will in any wsy sdd to
the expense ot the city In widening ths
street. It Is the view of the federstlon
that the city will shortly decide to widen
Twenty-fourth street and therefore the
shove protective move would be advis
A communication commending ths
street railway company for Installing
Iron poles along Military avenus from
Forty-seventh and Hamilton streets to
the city limits within a few days after
a recommendation to this sffoot was
made by the federation, was ordered.
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WILLIAM AVERILL HAHR1MAN.
Visits in Omaha for
a Couple of Days
William Averill Harriman of the board
of directors of the Union' ' Pacific ani
other Harriman lines arrived early Friday
morning from the enst and will remain
until Saturday afternoon, when he will
proceed west., going to the Faclflc coast
He la traveling ln the private tar. Ardnn
Soon after reaching the station. Mr.
Harriman visited Union Paclflo head
quarters, where he spent most or the oay.
Hi, first Called on President Mohler, and
from there went to the purchase snd sup
ply depsrtment, Ister calling on the chief
engineer. II. L. Huntley.
At all the departments where Mr.
Harriman called, It was aerted; that his
talks referred solely to detail matters.
snd that no Innovations were suggested.
Mr. Harriman arrtrt that his visit
here is simply sn Incident In connection
with his trip west, adding thst there was
nothing of special Importance to ba con
To Defend the Canal
WASHINGTON, ' Feb." 4.-Twenty-flve
thousand men, ofv more than one-fourth
the peesent tots) strength of the stand
ing srmy, are needed to Insure adequate
protection Of the Panama canst. Briga
dier Oeneral Clarence R. Kdwsrds, com
manding the ranal garrison, tcld the sen
ate military committee tod-iy in out
lining his opinions on national defense.
Fixed fortlflcatlona. no matter how
strong, cannot guard the sone, Oeneral
fCdwards said, and without a mobile army
to back them up the guns slready there
are a source ef weakness, not strength.
He declared ths Jungle on parts of the
sone would be more of a protecttm then
s hindrance to an approaching army.
M0SSBERG SINGS FOR
Joel Moeslierg. Swedish singer from
Chicago, entertained ths Noonday club
with songs at luncheon lit the Commer
cial club rooms, and waa repeatedly ap
plauded. He Is dlrector-ln-ohlef ef the
Swedish singer' Who are to give their big
song festival' Irt 'Omaha Juns 19 snd 34
next. Thursday ' hlght he sang at tlie
Swedish auditorium. .In ' connection wl'h
the concert given there by ths Norden
Parents Should Know
y this Splendid Remedy
Buy Land in Mexico
EL PASO. Tex.. Feb. 4. A temporary
decree prohibiting the purchase of Mex
ican lands by foreigners "until there Is
a solution ot the nation's financial diffi
culties," has been Issued by Oenersl Car
ransa at Queretaro. according to official
advices received st ths Mexlcsn Consulate
Simph Laxative Compound
Helpt to Correct Contti-
pation in Children.
With all children there sre Units when
the bowels fsll to set naturally and It
becomes necesssry for the parents to
administer a remedy, cathartics snd
purgatives should never be used sa these
agents afford only temporsrlly relief.
while' their violent action shocks ths
system unduly. Mrs. ttva F. Oafr. hVi
10th St.. Washington. D. C, says thst
hsr llttis girl. Mrie. had been subject
to constipation, and thst she found Dr.
Csldwell's Syrup Pepsin the best remedy
because of Its mildness, and now always
keeps a bottle- ef It' In the. house.- .
Dr. Csldwell's Syrup. Pepsin Is s com
pound of simple . laxative . herbs, free
from opiates or narcotic drugs of any
kind, snd Is an Ideal rsmady for children
because of Ita mild action snd positive
effect. Its use tends, to strengthen the
Impaired bowel action and restore nor
ms I regularity..
It Is Important that parents should
know of a dependable remedy with no
unpleasant ' sfter effects, ' fcriplng or
.ws ... y--jTN.
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fir - X
MAJLXX O.A.TT .
strain. .Dr, .Caldwell's gyrup Pepsin coals
only, fifty rents a bottle and . can be
procured at any drug store. To 'obtain
a trial bottle, free of chsrge. write to
Dr. W. B. Caldwell, 4M Washington St.,
Omaha Scanned by
The proposed contract for a new sys
tem of electric street lighting for Omaha
was considered at noon by the municipal
affairs committee of the Commercial club.
Blue prints of the proposed system sre
before the committee end It is expected
the committee will go into the matter
pretty thoroughly with a view to learn
ing the details and giving 1U opinion of
the plan to the executive committee.
The motorizing of the fire department
was also considered st this, ths first,
meeting of the newly-appointed commit
tee, snd It was decided to ask the city
council to take time before acting upon
this In order that people may familiarise
themselves with the plan.
A subcommittee wss appointed to make
some recommendation In regard to the
proposed 11.000.000 bond for good roads In
Douglas county. The committee wants
to satisfy itself as to the best way to use
this money before It is voted. It Is not
yet decided whether such money should
be spent under the direction of a state
highway commission; whether by the
county with no outside supervision, or
whether the fund should be spent In
building roads, the expense of which
would be partly borne by the owners of
abutting property. ,
MEMORIAL EXERCISES ON
CREIGHTON FOUNDERS' DAY
Memorial exercises In honor of the late
Count John A. Crelghton and Edward
Crelghton. will be held at St. John's
church, at S o'clock the morning of Feb- I
ruary 7. Crelghton University Founders'
day. Rev. Francis X. McMenamy will be
cele!rant; Rev. Peter C. Gannon, deacon;
Rev. Jeremiah C. Buckley, aubdeacon;
Rev. James W. ttenson, master ef cere
monies, and the sermon will be delivered
by Rev. Thebalda Kalamaja.
CORONER'S JURY ADVISES
THAT FARMER BE HELD
A coroner s Jury that Investigated the
death of 6. F. Victor, returned a verdict
yesterday that he came to his death
from peritonitis, resulting from stab
wounds Inflicted by Charles Farmer, col
ored. The Jury recommended . that
Farmer be held for further Investiga
tion by the county attorney. He is now
In jail, charged with manslaughter.
RAILROAD SPECIAL AGENTS
WILL HOLD BIG BANQUET
The semi-annual banquet of railroad
ipeclal agenta will be held Saturday
evening at 7 o'clock st the Henshaw
hotel. Fifty men are expected to be
gtresent. Including Mayor Dahlman, Chlel
Sunn and city and county represents-Jv-cs
of Lincoln and Council Bluffs.
HALF A MILLION IS LEFT
TO CHURCHAND CHARITY
CHICAGO, Feb. . Religious and char
Itable Institutions will receive about
3W).0Oi) under the will of Thomas Temple
ton of Kvsnston, entered for probate to
day. Tcmpleton died January 13 last,
leaving an estate valued at $1,150,000
Following are aome ot the bequests:
Presbyterian church extension board,
Presbyterian hospital. Chicago, SVO.OOO.
Young Men's Christian sssoclatlon,
Chicago Foundlings' home, home for
crippled children, orphan asylum and
nnlted charities, esch $10,000.
Mervvllle Uwi Urf.
MARTVILLE. Mo.. Feb. 4-Maryvllle
voted "dry" today In a local option elec
tion, the prohibition forces polling tt-i
votes to the opposition's 192, a majority
Pure Rich Blood
Bad blood Is responsibls for more ail
ments than anything else. It causes
catarrh, dyspepsia, rheumatism, weak,
tired. languid feelings and worse
Hood'a Saraaparllla has been wonder
fully ' successful in purifying and en
riching the blood, removing scrofula and
other humors, snd building up the whole 1
system. Take It give It to all the family
so as to avoid Illness. Get It today. I
H. 17. Corner Fifteenth snd Ihrcey Sts.
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With every Suit tailored to your order. Free means free. No prices
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Trousers absolutely free. Furthermpre, you get the same good servicenow and always.
; , REMEMBER, ONE WEEK ONLY
None given free after sale closes. Don't come after and expect to get these
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