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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 23, 1916)
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RUNAWAY KIDS GET
AWAY (MV MARE
XI II XI 1 VUUIJ 1IAV11U
Break and Run After Being Brought
Back from Nebraska City by
GIVE THOMPSON THE SLIP
ThSaSscar Mary Page
Dy Frederick Lewis, Author of
"What Happened to Mary"
Superintendent Thompson of River
view Detention home appeared in the
office of the Juvenile authorities yes
terday morning with a look of un
usual humility on his face.
"What's the matter, 'did a flivver
bit you?" asked MIbs Virtue.
"No," shortly answered Thompson.
"Nothing that bad."
Afterwards It came out. He had
returned from Nebraska City with
Elmer Hendershot and Billie llolic,
two young runaways, and all the way
to Omaha the youngsters appeared
viw submissive. Arrived here,
Thompson, as a reward, treated them
to a very fine supper. While ha
was paying the check the two kids
MOURNING DOVE INSISTS
ON HAVINGJPLENTY ROOM
One of the bird houses at the city hall
exhibit suggests a miniature garage, but
It In nothing of the sort. '
It was made by Roy Norsrren of the
Farnam school sixth A clnis for a mourn
ing; dove, and the bo requests that the
tiouse be placed In Curtis Turner park.
The mourning dove insist upon having
a large opening In its home, and it pre
fers plenty of room In which to "mourn."
Copyright. IMS. hy MrClure Publications.
Mary Pare. sctreM. Is arc.ised of th
vtil fnllitnk anil In dot fnll
by her lover. Philip I.n.lon. Pollock
was Intoxlrntid At Marv'a trial she ad
mits she bad the revolver. Her maid
testifies thst Mary threstened PollovK
with it previously, and Miry's lesdlnn
man Implicates I .amnion. How Mary dls
sppeared from the soene of the cilme Is a
mystery. Hrandon tells ot a strange hand
print he saw on M iry's shoulder. KurtniT
evidence shna that horror of drink pro
duces temporary Insanity In Mary. Jh
defense Is "repressed psvcbosls. y i It
nensea dpscrlbed MsrVs fllKht from her
Intoxicated father and her father', sui
cide. Nurse Walton descrir.es ine Kiannir
Ing of Marv bv Pollock and Amy Harton
tells of Mary's atrugules to become an
actress, of Pollock's pursuit of her and
of another occasion when-tbe sniell of
lltior drove Mary Insane. There la evi
dence that lanlels, Mary's mananer,
threatened Pollock. Mary faints on the
stand and aaln goes Insane when a
policeman offers her whisky.
(Continued from Yesterday
"Yes. It's true. Pave was mad because
you had been called In by Miss Page to
look over the contract. He said you were
butting In where Miss Page was con
cerned, and ho wanted me to keep you
away from the theater."
Langdon flushed and frowned.
"Please remember. Mr. Daniels," he
said harshly, "that you are addressing
the court and not me personally. I re
quest, your honor, that the name 'Mr.
Iangdon' be substituted for the word
'you.' as used by the witness."
"Your request Is granted." said the
Judge, who was atlll narrowly studying
Daniels. The witness' nervousness was
growing worse, and he waa choosing hla
words with obvious care.
"Waa that first day the only time you
and Mr. Pollock quarreled about finan
cial support for the play In case Miss
Page left the company T" The question
waa quietly asked, but pregnant with a
meaning that brought tho blood Into
"No, It wasn't." he snapped. "When I
found how dead set Miss Ps-ga waa
against him, I knew he wasn't going to
win out in thst game. I tried to makj
and Panle1-huddered, gripping the sldei
of his chair to bide the trembling of his
hands s Ijngdon turned to the stenog
rapher and said quietly:
"Mr. 'Wilson, will you be kind eno igh to
turn to tho testimony of the bellboy. Mo,'
as given yesterday and read It. beglnnlnu
with the words, 'was there anyone In the
hallway when you looked back? "
There waa a slight rustling of papers,
whm the clear voice of the stenographer
rang out :
"Question: Was there anyone in the
hallway when you looked back? Atswer
Yes. The fat man who had been at the
banquet, the one they called Mr. Ianlls.
question: What waa he doing? Answer:
Ho was standing close to the door of the
gray suite with his ear against it. a If
he waa listening."
my position safe, but he wouldn't prom
ise anything, unless I promised to ar- j "That will do, Mr. Wilson. Now will
range thing so that yoti-t mean Mr.
1-angdon waa denied admission to the
When did you have the last quarrel
on that subject with Mr. Pollock? "
'On the day that '.The Seeker'
With an abrupt gesture Iangdon caught
up the sheet of paper on whloh were,
pasted the torn scraps of the note to
Pollock and held It up before the wit
ness. "Mr. Danlela, did you write that letter
to Mr. rollock?"
"My Ood! Where did you get that?"
The cry waa a confession, but t-angdon
repeated his qliestlon. and this time
Daniels said with sudden sullenness:
"Yes. I wrote It."
The day 'The Seekera' opened. There
had been a scene In Mlsa Page'a dress
ing room, and and I waa afraid the
show -would be queered .If Pollock didn't
let the girl alone."
"WTiy didn't you finish It?"
"Recauso" Daniels hesitated and moist
ened his dry lips with a nervous tongue,
"because I I thought It sounded pretty
raw, and I'd better let things go tl'l I
saw Dave that night."
Again the ominous little murmur that
meant suspicion crept through the room.
HILL LINE IS TO
Appropriation of $100,000 to Be
Expended in Omaha Thit Spring
you pleree turn to the testimony Of Itn
dall Williams and read the testimony be
ginning with the words, 'Where were you
when you heard the ahol?' "
'Question: Where were you when you
heard the shot? Answer: Just outside
the door of the banquet room, truest Ion:
What did you do. Answer: I ran down
the hall In the direction from which the
sound came. Question: Did you meet
anyone? Answer: Yes. 1 ran hn Into
DanleUt at the corner where the corridor
turned. I nearly upset him, I g'less, for
he caught at my arm and held on as If
to stesdy himself. Queatlon:"
"That will do, thank you," cried I.ang
don sharply. "And now, Mr. Daniels,
will you tell us whst you did when you
overheard the voices of Miss Pago and
Mr. Pollock talking In the gray suite and
why you were so agitated when you met
"Pecause," the voice of the manager
rose to a sudden scream, "because I
thought he bad killed thorn both as he
had threatened to do!"
To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
Take Dr. Bella Pine-Tar-Honey for
that hacking night cough; It stops the
cough and you sleep. 2Tc. All druggists.
OFFICIAL OUTLINES PROGRAM
DeRlnnlng work within the next
month and finishing before winter,
the Burlington will spend ItOO.OOO
or more in Omaha. The money was
appropriated last year and the item
of expense went Into the last annual
The manner 'n which the $100,000
will be expended was outlined by II.
n. ttyram, vice president of opera
tion, who arrived from Chicago Tues-
dsy night. Accompanied by C.eneral
Manager Holdrege, he left for the
west yesterday on an Inspection
of the Nebraska and Wyoming lines
of the road, expecting to be out ten
days or two weeks.
' Hams) Will Go.
During tho spring and summer the
Burlington will cut down the hump south
of Its tracks between Tenth and Tw-elftli
streets. This hump will be cut back
something like 100 feet and the line be
tween Tenth and Sixteenth streets will
be straightened by taking out the curve.
A the same time the grade from Six
teenth street Into the passenger station
will reduced. This land waa aecured
nma t'tne itfl.
The cutting of the hump will necessi
tate the mnvini back the south end of
the Eleventh, atreet viaduct and DUttlnM
more trackage over the railroad viaduct
abova Thirteenth street. This' done.
second track will be Uld !etwcen the
Burlington- passenger station and South
Omaha, thua glvlug Iwo tracka for the
paaaengcj' tmf.. whereas now there Is
Mwch Work luToUed.
Practically all the way to foi-'h Omaha
there will be cither a cut or a fill. There
are several Mils t';nt will have to be ex
cavated In order to permit of laying the
second track, and where there ate no
cuts to bo made, there will have to be
As soon as the grado for the second
track Is completed, heavy steel rails will
lo laid and the entire distance between
tlv Iwo terminals ballasted with rock.
Mr. Hyr.Mii docs not look for much new
work to be done In the west this year,
but a good deal of money will be spent
on maintenance and putting the new line
In Wyoming, from Wendover to Powder
river, In first class condition. Work Is
expected to begin on the Chnlco-Yutan
tut-off aa soon as the ground settles and
grades can begin oiieratlons.
TO WORKHOUSE FOR HAVING
SOME STOLEN CLOTHING
Frank ftoblnson, rtlored. 1117 South
Fifteenth street, was arrested and sen
tenced to thirty days In th workhouse
for having a quantity of clothing In his
possession which had been stolen from
Oeorge Troksel. I'.'IT South Fifteenth
f CAN'T FIND DANDRUFF
F.very bit of dandruff disappears after
one or two applications of Ienderitte
rubbed well ItVo the ncalp with the fin
ger tips. Oct a S.-cnt bottle of Dander
tne at any drug store and save yo. r hair
After a few applications you can't find
a particle of dandruff or any falling hair,
and the scalp will never Itch. Advertlae-ment.
Make Your Body1
Tlnglo with life and en-1
ergy for the day's work by!
eating foods th at contain real !
nutriment that do not use.
up all the vitality of the body:
in an effort to digest them.
Shredded Wheat Biscuit,
supplies the greatest amount
of body -building, energy-;
creating material with the!
least tax upon the digestive;
organs. It is a real whole;
wheat food, ready -cooked
and ready-to-serve, contain-,
ing the life of the wheat,
grain, nothing added,;
nothing taken away. Start
the day right by eating
.Shredded Wheat with hot,
ior cold milk. Serve it for
luncheon with sliced bana
nas or other fruits. Madoi
at Niagara FaUs, lSLY;
lon't neglect a pain anywhere, but find
cut what causes It and conquer the cause.
A psln In the kidney region may put
yoti on your back tomorrow. Don't blame
the weather for swollen feet. It may be
an advance warning of Hrlght's disease.
A pain In the stomach may be the first
avmptom of appendicitis. A creak In a
Joint tony be the forerunner of rheuma
tism. I'hronlo headache more than likely
warn ot of serious stomach trouble. The
best wav Is to keep In good condition
day In and day out by regularly taking
tlol.D Ml'.DAl, HA A HI. KM Oil. Ch
siiles. Sold by reliable druggists. Money
refunded If they do not help you. Be
ware of substitutes. The only pure im
ported Haarlem Oil rapsules are the
(OLD MliDAU Advertisement.
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F7fKTtv ffoTlTl TiV !fl TIAT
.W M Messes im womei
egntifml Quality at RemarMlbly
""""V: . wwr- ww a w rn t-t a t wa wv warf'VT-x rtTn r J t
Georgette Crepe Blouses
Beautiful Spring Styles
At $3.98 to $8.98
Paris has signified that the most notable points
in the blouses of this season are the originality of
collars, the details of cuffs, and the popularity of
colors and combinations of colors, as well as the all
' The Victorian-looking collar of lace cups up about the
neck in a graceful line. Georgette crepe fashions the" rest of
the blouse, except the cuffs of lace, to match the collar. These
blouses in white or flesh color.
The bib-frill with a narrow pleating'edging it is the dis
tinctive feature of another lovely Georgette crepe blouse.
White, flesh or bisque.
The exploitation of the color note by means of wide satin
stripes alternating with Georgette crepe fashions a most ex
clusive blouse. The collar has three Bquare points at the back.
Bisque with blaekj white with color and white with Copenhagen.
A Dainty Dress Style for Spring
In Red Cross Shoes for Women
Along comes Spring and the
fine weather that makes walking
a pleasure. One of the most im
portant parts of your wardrobe
are your Shoes.
RED CROSS SHOES are made
to erive perfect satisfaction. We
recommend thera unreservedly to women who
desire the best of style with the greatest
comfort THEY ARE ANATOMICALLY
The model we picture has plain toe, patent
leather vamp t cloth tops, button style,
high Louis heels (made from leather) j
high arch last, curved instep, and fit
ted with the famous flexible Red Cross
soles; all sizes and widths; $4.95 pair.
PLANNED FOR THIS event for weeks
now, just wnen tne season opens
i i i
ana weeKs, ana now, just wnen tne season opens comes
this announcement that women's and misses' dresses of
unusually fine quality Silk may be purchased here at the
lowest prices ever paid hereabouts for like value.
Silk Party Dresses
Silk Afternoon Dresses'
Silk Bridge Frocks
Misses' Sizes, 14 to 20 .
Women's Sizes, 34 to 44
Extra and Out-Sizes, 46 to 60
Silk Afternoon Frocks
Silk Street Dresses
Silk Sport Dresses
We have picked just a few of the dresses at random don't expect to find
any duplicates. A brief description reads this way:
Navy Blue Taffeta Dress with Georgette
sleeves, silk covered buttons, draped flare tunic
and insertion around neck of dainty lace. A
Other styles of
Navy Blue Taffeta with
I ' ( '- "
Combination Fancy Foulard and Georgette
Crepes, Dotted Foulard Waist and Half Skirt
with Georgette Crepe.
Sport styles show prominently, and these
are some of the most popular types of this
Spring season 1916.
Silver Gray Georgette Crepo with Terra
Cotta and blue and silver cording decorations.
Old Rose Georgette Crepe Gown, bead edge
and rows and rows of bead decorations at bot
tom of skirt and a single row running up the
middle of sleeve and around cuff. Sailor col
lar. Lace shadowed with Georgette.
Printed Georgette, as dainty and fine as a
summer sunset. Combination of gold lace over
China silk drops.
Crepe de Chine Sport Dress, with box
pleated sport coat effect, long sash, sailor col
lar and short flared skirt.
You Should Be
If you would have comfort and be in good style
Wo can assure you that to be fitted with
An R & G Corset
In on of th most sttractlve spring models, is for you to enjoy the
atlnfactlon of knowing that you have one of the bent cornets to be
obtained at this price. Our trained corsetlere are always at your
service, not only to fit after you have selected the corset, but to make
suggestions in regard to the model you should purchase.
A Model for Medium Figure, In low top and long nip, made of beau
tiful imported coutil; Hteela are flossed at the bottom. Elastic gore
et In at bottom of back, giving comfort and ease to the wearer $3.50
Front Laced Corset, in flesh colored fancy material, ventilated back
with elastic band at bottom; shield under lacing $2.00
A Comfortable Corset for Girls, very low top with elastic band at sides;
long skirt wlthfree hip section $1.00
Corset for Stout Figures, medium top, long hip. This corset has extra
wide front steel with extra boning over abdomen. This is a wonder
. ful value at Sl.OO
This is only a hint of the showing, there are dozens and dozens of styles
each one fascinating every color.
We have divided them into groups for easy selection:
$11.75, $14.75, $18.75
Sell Us Your Old Sewing Machine
To introduce the wonderful new model
FREE sewing machine, we are making these
two big offers i
We will buy your old sewing machine at a
We will allow you to pay the small remaining
difference on terms as low as $1.00 A WEEK.
K. IIOs U mi m ma.
sin cabinet. II Is
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(InvtnUd and Patented by W. C. Fr.)
Very Special for Thursday.
Brandeis "B" ' ..$19.95
. The Omaha i $18.50
Our Special $11.98
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