Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, July 02, 1916, NEWS SECTION, Page 5, Image 5

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Kedmen Have Commenced to
Make Plans for a Turkey
Dinner Thanksgiving.
On the sleep of the twenty-ninth
un of the hot moon Fontenelle tribe
No. 78 and Red Wing council No. 3,
Order of Rcdmen, gave a card party
in their wigwam in Labor temple.
On the sixth sleep, buck moon, July
6, the Fontenelle tribe will meet in
their wigwam and will put on the
first degree according to the ritual.
About Thanksgiving time the Fon
tenelle tribe will give a turkey dinner
for members and friends.
Scottish Clans.
The ladies' auxiliary to Clan Gordon
No. 63, Scottish Clans, will hold the
regular meeting at the home of Mrs.
George T. Anderson, 2564 Spaulding
street, next Wednesday afternoon at
2 o'clock.
Fraternal Aid Union.
Mondamin lodge No. Ill, Fraternal
Aid union, met Friday evening, after
which refreshments were served. The
next meeting will be Friday evening
at Labor temple.
Woodmen of the World.
The annual picnic of Commercial
camp No. 478, Woodmen of the World,
will be held the afternoon and eve
ning of July 27 at Manawa.
Ziskuv Dab camp No. 115 will meet
today at 10 a. m. at Turner hall. Twenty-first
and U streets.
Schiller camp No. 304 will meet
Thursday evening, July 6, at the Ger
man home on South Thirteenth street.
The deputy for the camp, F. A.
Klenke, who has been on the sick list
for some weeks, is reported to be im
proving. An interesting program was ren
dered by the members of Comenius
camp No. 76 at its special meeting
last Saturday evening.
The regular meeting of Omaha-Seymour
camp No. 16 scheduled for Tues
day evening, July 4, has been post
poned until Tuesday evening, July 11.
Omaha-Seymour camp No. 16 last
Tuesday evening conferred the pro
tection degree on sixteen candidates.
Sovereign T. E. Patterson of the
board of auditors was present.
Columbus camp No. 69 will meet at
noon today in Prague hall, Thirteenth
and William streets.
Robin Hood camp No. 30 will meet
Monday evening in Woodmen of the
World hall, Florence. The large in
crease in membership, occasioned by
the consolidation of Florence camp
No. 505, ought to materially increase
the attendance and create a greater
interest in camp affairs.
Kosciuszko camp No. 352 is mak
ing wonderful advancement in build
ing up its membership. Its meeting
Sunday at 2 p. m. will be in the nature
of a jollification meeting. Stanley
Ulanecki, deputy, will address the
German-American camp No. 104
will meet the evening of July 4 at New
Bohemian Turner hall, Thirteenth and
Dorcas streets, for special work.
Tribe of Ben Hur.
Mecca court No. 13 will hold a regu
lar meeting next Thursday. Friday
evening the tribe will give a lawn
party at L. J. Quinby's residence, 4916
Dodge street, Dundee.
Brotherhood of American Yeomen.
Last Wednesday evening Omaha
homestead No. 1404 gave a dance in
its hall in Labor temple for the bene
fit of the members and friends.
District Manager Bostick announces
that there will be a large class initiated
next Wednesday evening and urges a
good turnout of the membership to
give the newcomers the proper fra
ternal reception.
Wednesday evening, July 12, there
will be a box social and Wednesday
evening, July 26, a prize card party
will be given. Prizes will consist of
pieces of hand-painted china.
Woodmen Circle.
Emma B. Manchester grove No. 156,
Woodmen Circle, held memorial serv
ices in Crounse hall Sunday afternoon
in memory of Mrs. Mary E. Henry,
supreme outer sentinel, of Tampa,
Fla.; Mrs. Margaret E. McKenna and
Mrs. Cora E. Church, members of the
grove. Mrs. Emma B. Manchester,
supreme guardian, was present and
made a short address. Mrs. Catherine
M. Kelly of St. Louis delivered a me
morial address. Music was furnished
by a quartet composed of Miss Ful
ton, Miss Roberts, Mr. Travis and Mr.
Spoerri; Miss Kerschner, Miss Killian
and Miss Reese, at the piano; Mrs.
Goettsche and Mr. Herman, violin.
Lodge Notes.
The Benson Fraternal Order of
Eagles initiated ten new candidates at
their hall Friday evening, when South
Omaha lodge attended in a body with
the drill team to assist in the initia
tion. Refreshments were served.
President Says He Will Not
Countenance War With Mex
ico Save as Last Resort.
New York, July 1. President
Wilson made it plain in his speech
at the New York Press club ban
quet tonight that he will not coun
tenance a war with Mexico until
there is no other alternative for set
tling the border troubles. .
Again he declared that he was
ready to sacrifice his own political
fortunes in order to carry out his
convictions as to what would be the
just course to pursue in the situation.
The president's audience, composed
of newspaper men, state and munici
pal political leaders and others
prominent in public lite, signmea
their endorsement of his position by
repeated outbursts of applause.
They Cry "No, No."
When he asked if the glory of
America would be enhanced by a war
of conquest in Mexico, shouis ot no
came from all parts of the banquet
hall. A similar response was made
to his query whether it is America's
duty to carry selt-detense to the
point of dictation into the affairs of
another people.
The president dwelt also on his ef
forts to serve the whole people,
thousands of whom, he said, are ap
pealing to him to maintain peace as
long as possible.
"I have constantly to remind my
self," he said, "that I am not the
servant of those who wish to en
hance the value of their Mexican in
vestments, but that I am the servant
of the rank and file of the people of
the United States."
Colby Laudi Wilson.
Bainbridge Colby, who placed
Theodore Roosevelt in nomination
for the presidency at the progressive
convention at Chicago, paid President
Wilson high trbute, but did not de
clare unqualifiedly that he would sup
port him in the coming campaign,
as it was reported he would do.
President Wilson sail he had re
ceived many letters from property
owners in Mexico, but that the had
been many others from persons
whose names never would be known,
saying to him:
"For God's sake don't start war
with Mexico unless it is absolutely
Whit Engineer Said.
"I get a great many letters, my
fellow citizens," the president said,
"from important and influential men
in this country, but I get a great
many other letters. I get letters
from unknown men, from humble
men, from people whose names have
never been heard and never will be
recorded, and there is but on: prayer
in all of these letters: 'Mr. Presi
dent, do not allow anybody to per
suade you that the people ot this
country want war with anybody.'
"I got off a train yesterday, and
as I was bidding good-bye to the en
gineer, he said in an undertone, Mr.
President, keep out of Mexico.' And
if one man has said that to me, a
thousand have said it to me as I
have moved about the country."
Confer Over Proposed
Advance in Rates
Railroad men and Omaha shippers
held a conference at the Commercial
club rooms with regard to the pro-
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yuscu auvamc ill iicigm Idles liuin
Omaha to points in Kansas west of
Manhattan. The traffic bureau of the
club represents the shippers in the
The increase proposed averages 16
per cent on the Union Pacific road.
The traffic bureau has succeeded in
getting the Interstate Commerce
commission to suspend the rates,
which would normally have gone into
effect April 1. Deposition in the
case is to be taken in the federal
court room in Omaha July 10 by a
special examiner of the Interstate
Commerce commission.
Fleming Brothers Retire
From Insurance Business
The Fleming brothers, Stanhope of
Omaha and J. A. and R. J. of Des
Moines, pioneers of the life insurance
industry in Iowa and Nebraska, have
retired from active participation in
proprietary medicines as they do other goods on
the basis of merit. If medicine does what is
claimed for it, soon its position will be established.
PERUNA for 44 years has been the safeguard
of thousands of homes. In that time it has been
firmly established as a reliable family medicine,
dependable and effective. The thousands who
have willingly offered their testimonials of ex
perience are backed by many thousands more
who have never told of it
Results Teach a Lesson
The results of their use of Peruna have a lesson
for any sufferer from catarrhal troubles. Whether
the congested mucous membrane is in the breath
ing apparatus or the digestive tract, Peruna relieves it, dispels
the inflammation, tones up the entire system and restores health
in nearly every case.
Its tablet form is a real insurance against illness, for it can
be carried with you and taken at the first symptoms.
You owe it to those around you
and yourself to keep well Peruna
will aid you, as it does many thous
ands today. It has met the ap-
(sr A American
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The Finu
British Commander-in-Chief is
France Fighting Han on Job
Both Day and Night.
(Oorreiipond.tlc. of The Associated Print. )
British Headquarters, France, June
20. No military leader is more averse
to publicity or works more silently
than Sir Douglas Haig, the British
commander-in-chief in France. To
those who are importunate for the
offensive his answer is patience and
yet again patience while the new mu
nition factories begin to produce, and
he continues his building. His gen
erals say that he never tells them
his plans; only what they are to do.
Probably not one man out of ten
of the 1,000,000 or more under his
command would recognize him if they
saw him. Not given to reviews or
any kind of display, this quiet and
studious Scotsman was the choice of
the progressive, practical, driving ele
ment of the. army as the one Fit by
equipment, training and experience
to succeed Sir John French. At 55
he is nine years younger than Sir
John and ten years younger than
Joffre or von Hindenburg. There
is a story that he entered the army
as the result of a boyish wager. He
went through Oxford with distinction
before he went to the military school
at Sandhurst. His choice of arm was
the cavalry, which has had so little
to do so far in this war. But no
sooner had he received his commis
sion, later in life than most officers
because of the time that he had spent
at Oxford, than he set out with the
thoroughness of the student to master
every branch of his profession.
Struck by His Industry.
"It was in Berlin in the 90s that
I met a Captain Haig who was study
ing German and the German army,"
said an Englishman. "I was struck
by his industry not a brilliant man,
perhaps, but a sound and well-balanced
one. A little hesitant of speech,
what he did say went to the heart
of things."
He studied the French army, too,
and the history of all campaigns with
the systematic thoroughness that he
applied to everything. It was the
same with his pastimes as his profes
sion. Whether he had talent for it
or not he made himself a first-class
golf player, though the form which
he developed did not excite the envy
of professionals.
At the British Army Staff college,
where officers learn organization,
Captain Haig was a marked man be
fore he acted as chief of staff to
General French in South Africa in
the operations that made French's
reputation. He was a soldier's sol
dier who had won solid professional
esteem, though the public had hardly
heard of this reserved, undemonstra
tive worker.
Of the men of command rank in
the British army in August, 1914, the
general and Sir William Robertson,
another studious man who had risen
from the ranks and is now chief of
staff in London, were the two who
were appraised by the generation of
officers who had developed since
South Africa as having prepared
themselves for the direction oft large
bodies of troops on the scale of con
tinental warfare. They were not the
magnetic, dashing type, but organ
izers. Going out in the command of the
first army of the British expedition
ary force, Sir Douglas had seventeen
months' experience, Mons, Ypres and
Loos, of the warfare of the western
front which all agree is the toughest
school any soldier has ever known.
There was no doubt who command
ed the first army. It was Haig. He
was no figurehead for the work of
an able chief of staff. London gos
sip did not bandy his name about;
he was not a personality to the pub
lic, though he was to the army. When
anyone asked at the front who was
the best man to take Sir John's place
the answer was almost invariably:
"Haig." He had not captured the
army s imagination, but its reason.
The tribute was one to brains.
Much Is Expected.
The new army was arriving in
great numbers from its English drill
grounds when Haig took over com
mand. His country expects him to
make it an instrument which will ex
ecute a successful offensive on the
western front, where the four
months' effort of the Germans at Ver
dun, the French effort in Champagne
and the British effort at Neuve Cha
pelle and Loos convince many mili
tary circles that the feat is impos
sible. His first operation, carried out
without a hitch and unknown to the
Germans, was the taking over of the
trenches occupied in the Arras sec
tor by General Petain's army, which
was released for Verdun. This gave
the British an intact front of about
100 miles, and was decided upon by
the allied commanders as wiser
than a premature British offensive in
the mire and bog of the flat country
of Flanders and northern France.
Date is Set for the
One-Day Trade Trip
Friday of this week, July 7, has
been selected as the day for conduct
ing the one-day automobile trade trip
from Omaha to David City and in
tervening points. This is the trip
which was postponed some days ago
on account of a heavy rain, which put
the roads in bad condition. About
fifteen or twenty automobiles are to
take part in this trip. The crowd is
to start from the Commercial club
corner at Fourteenth and Farnam
streets at 7 o'clock in the morning.
Former President and Repub
, lican Nominee Discuss
Campaign, Plans,
Military Officials Redouble
Precautions to Guard the
Bridgehampton. N. Y., July I.
Charles E. Hughes discussed the com
ing political campaign for two hours
today with William H. Taft. Over a
luncheon at the republican presiden
tial nominee's temporary summer
home here, the former president and
Mr. Hughes took up the chief issues
of the day and went over the tenta
tive campaign plans. Mrs. Hughes
presided at the luncheon and partici
pated in the discussion.
Apparently the time was too short
for a full exchange of opinions, for
after the conference was over and
Mr. Taft stood waiting at the rail
road station for his train, Mr. Hughes
drew him aside for a final word. They
walked out of earshot of the little
group that had surrounded them and
continued in confidential conversation
emphasized by earnest gestures until
the train pulled in.
Taft In Good Humor.
Mr. Taft appeared to be in excel
lent humor as he alighted from the
automobile in which the nominee had
accompanied him to the station.
"I am for Judge Hughes." he said.
"I want to see him elected, and shall
do all I can to assist him."
"Will you take the stump for him?"
some one asked.
"I shall obey orders," he replied.
"Monday I shall go to Murray Bay,
Canada, for three months. When I
return I shall help all I can."
"After Mr. Tail's train had left,
Mr. Hughes dictated this statement:
' "I have wanted for some time to
meet Judge Taft and have an oppor
tunity of going over matters with
him. He was kind enough to come
down here and we have had a very
full talk and I enjoyed it very much.
George Goldsmith Named
To Supreme Court Position
(From a Staff Corrvipotldent.)
Lincoln, July 1. (Special.) Miss
Mary Greer, who for the last ten
years has been record clerk in the
office of the clerk of the supreme
court, has resigned her position, on
account of ill health, and George
Goldsmith of Lincoln, formerly with
the Dodge Real Estate and Invest
ment company of Omaha, hat been
appointed to the place.
El Paso, Tex., July 1. General
Carranza's nienioradum, issued at
Mexico City today, inflated again to
night the horder war scare bubble
which in the last twenty-four hours
had shown signs of bursting.
Military officials everywhere re
doubled their vigilance and the fear
grew that when the text of the mem
orandum reached the south side of
the border more clashes might result,
in which the civilian population would
The arrival of detachments of the
National Guard, expected here by to
morrow, was expected to bring a feel
ing of security.
The Guard will be spread out as
soon as possible, in points where the
border is not now well protected.
The relase of the cavalry troopers
taken by Carranza soldiers in the,
Carrizal encounter, will not interrupt
the movement of National Guard
troops to the border, Major General
Leonard Wood, commanding the de-'
partment of the east, was informed
today by the War department
; Secrecy Is Ordered.
Washington, July 1. Advices
from San Antonio told of the arrival
of the first train bearing troops of
the Illinois National Guard. Informa
tion was also received that the first
section of the Missouri guardsmen
had left their camp for the border.
Secretary Baker announced that
all department army commanders had
been ordered to keep troop move
ments secret.
"Yes, It's a Steinway"
Isn't there supreme satisfac
tion in being able to say that
of the piano in your home?
Would you have the same
feeling about any other
"It's a Steinway." Noth
ing more need be said. Ev
erybody knows you have
chosen wisely. You have
given to your home the very
best that money can buy.
You will never even think of changing this piano for any
As years go by, the words, "It's a Steinway," will mean
more and more to you and thousands of times, as you
continue to enjoy through life the companionship of this
noble instrument, absolutely without a fear, you will say
to yourself: "How glad I am that I paid a few extra dol
lars and purchased a Steinway."
Steinway Uprights . . . .$500 and up.
Steinway Grands $750 and up.
Moderate monthly payments if desired.
Instruments of other makes accepted as part payment.
Schmoller & Mueller Piano Co.
Exclusive Steinway Representatives for Nebraska and
Western Iowa. 1311-13 Farnam St., Omaha, Neb.
5iore Closed July 4th
July Sales
of Furniture, Rugs, Drap
eries That include hundreds of items
that cannot be mentioned here.
Store open 8:30 to 5 o'clock
Saturday until 9:00 o'clock
Orchard & Wilhelm Co.
414, 416, 418 South 16th Street
Store Closed
Independence Day
July 4th.
For Entire Day.
Annual July Sale of
PRICE INDUCEMENTS that's it exactly, because this is furniture
from our regular stock that we are marking down to stimulate our hot
weather business. Right in the face of these reductions we are receiving
notices of advances from the
factories where these very
pieces were made. It surely is
an opportune time to buy.
This Buffet $37
(Ilk. cut)
Regular selling price $46.00
,' 60 inches long, large mirror back.
One of our latest patterns, select
quartered oak, golden or fumed fin
ish, large double cabinet, linen draw
er, 2 small drawers, one lined for sil
verware. Regular price $46. CQ7
July Sale , 901
To match buffet double door, reg
ular selling price $38. C9C
July Sale
Note these examples of
genuine savings. Many others.
$44 Walnut Chiffonier, tOO fiA
July sale price PO.Uv
$50 Solid Mahogany Colonial dQT PA
Post Beds, 3-6 vJ ,OU
$35 Solid Mahogany Colonial Post Beds,
single or full size, July COO AA
sale price PO.UU
$37 Mahogany Chiffonier, co- tOQ ff
lonial scroll design PmUUU
$25 Dressing Table to match, (in "7tL
July sale price p 1 0. f O
$40 Dresser to match, Aon nn
July sale price PJV.UU
$48 Fumed Oak Buffet, 62 inches in width,
wide mirror, large cupboard d0 7 A A
space, sale price P5 UU
$39 China Cabinet, tQA AA
sale price )vvl.UU
$39 Fumed Oak Dining Table, 64-inch top,
8-foot extension, 41 A A A
sale price POl.U
$45 Fumed Oak Bed Davenport, good grade
genuine Spanish leather, C5C A A
sale price J)j3 .UU
$UU Golden Oak Bed Davenport,
ana gooa looking frame,
genuine Spanish leather....
Others equally attractive in price, show
ing reductions of 25 to 33 1-3 per cent.
$30 Golden Oak Buffet, 44
iches wide, July sale.... wttAJf
$33 Golden Oak China Cabinet to match:
Sale $25.00
$18.50 Side Table to match, tl A fr
July sale $ll.Ull
$14.50 Golden Oak Chiffon- tfjl 1 7C
ier, beveled plate mirror. ... V 1 X I O
$16 Golden Oak Chiffonier, flJIQ 7C
beveled plate mirror J) 1 . t)
$21 Golden Oak Dressing AM C AA
Table, July sale J)10.UU
$21 Golden Oak Dresser, 42-inch top, 24x30
inch bevel plate mirror, i f rr
July sale 3lO.UU
$30 Golden Oak Princess tOO CA
Dresser pa.DU
$31 Golden Oak Bed, full f00 Cft
width PeOU
$18.60 Fumed Oak Dresser, 1 I 7C
large mirror J
$29.50 Walnut Dresser, colon- dnn C(
ial post design VueiiuU
$24.60 Dressing table to t 1 O C A
match plO.OU
$28 Walnut Bed, t 1 O AA
July sale plO.UU
$32 Ladies' Walnut Desk, Ann nn.
July sale v4J.J)
Annual July Sale of
$9.50 Ash Refrigerator, $5.75
. (exmetly lik. eutt
This is a beautifully finished, well-made refrigerator,
made of ash, lined with metal, wire shelves and 40-pound
ice capacity. We could not replace it today tC rTC
at the price we offer It to you 3
loinn front:,cin8 refrigerator, 140-pound ice capacity, $26.50,
$31.00 genuine porcelain
capacity, $24.75.
lined refrigerator, 116-pound ice
Fruit Jars
Ball Mason
Pints 43c
Quarts 48c
H Gallon . . . 60c
Pints 55c
Quarts 65c
M Gallon... 90c
$27.75 front-Icing refrigerator, 70-pound ice
capacity, $22.00.
$21.00 front-icing refrigerator, 70-pound ice
capacity, $15.75.
$32.60 front-icing stone lined refrigerator, 125
pound ice capacity, $25.00.
Annual July Sale of
CURTAINS, curtain materials, cretonnes, upholstery and drapery fabrics
are offered in this July Sale in attractive assortment and at prices that
spell definite savings to the fortunate purchaser. You will do well to look
this offering over without delay.
Lace, Scrim and Muslin
at exceedingly attractive prices.
Novelty Net Curtains.
$ 4.50 values $2.85 Pair
7.50 values 5.85 Pair
10.00 values 6.85 Pair
Scrim and Marquisette
$ 6.50 values $3.85 Pair
8.50 values 4.85 Pair
11.00 values 7.85 Pair
One and Two-Pair Lots
Regular Values.
Upholstery Fabrics.
In Verdure and Oriental Tapestries.
$2.00 and $2.75 values for 95c yard
$4.50 values for $1.50 and $2.25 yd.
$6.95 values for $3.85 yard
Many of these Sunfast
54c, 95c, $1.50 vals, 38c yd.
Other designs show reductions of
$1.35 values for 90c
1.25 values for. .78c
1.50 values for 85c
All draper; colors represented Bine,
Rose, Mulberry, Green and Brown.
Imported and Domestic
25c and 30c values for 15c Yard
35c values for 23c 50c values for 38c
65c values for 42c 75c values for 48c
Lace and Quaker Nets
at Big Savings.
80c values, 38c yd.
$1.50 values. $1.10
$1 values for 78c
$3 values.. $1.85
Annual July Sale of
$49 and $59 for Whittall Anglo-Indian and Anglo
Persian Rugs, 9x12 size, regularly $63.50 and $75.
$32.50 to $42.50 for Wilton Rugs, 9x12 size, regularly
$45 to $56.50.
$50 for Hartford Saxony Rugs, 9x12 size, regularly
worth $67.50.
$29.50 for Body Brussels Rugs, 9x12 size, regularly
worth $38.
$19.50 for Axminster Rugs, 9x12 size, regularly $30.
yHESE include all drop patterns, over stocks and soiled rugs in our rug
t section, that for one reason or another we are willing to sacrifice at this
time in order to increase our business during this hot-weather month. The
savings are genuine and the qualities unimpeachable. French Wiltons,
Bundhar Wiltons, Whittall Wiltons, Hartford Saxonys, Body Brussels, Ax
minsters and so on at savings of one-fourth to one-third.
A Urge aiiortmant of other (Uai at like reductions.
Oriental Rugs
10 off
All sizes, large and small, at 10 less than
prices that are already so low as present first
coats. Our prices remained stationary while
war conditions boosted Oriental Rugs sky
ward. Our simple advice is Buy Now.
Odd rolls and short lengths at big reduc
tions. Plain, printed and inlaid qualities
in varying quantity. Bring the size of the
space to De covered and we can find you
a bargain.
8-3x8-8 Velvet. .813.98
6-x9-8 Velvet.. 9.98
912 Velvet.. 16.98
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