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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 1916.
Burlington Working in .Con.
, junction With Local Fas
, , tory Managers.
PBESEBVE LIFE AND LIMB
Live and limb of indespensable
.Omaha factory workers will no longer
be exposed to ever-present dangers
on railway tracks and crossings if a
campaign, inaugurated by the Burling
ton railwav in conjunction with heads
of local industries wins its point,-1
Local Freight Agent Harrington,
co-operating with captains of industry
of Greater Omaha, has postedwarn.
big notices in large factories, calling
attention to dangers of trespassing on
the tracks. The fact that out of every
six persons killed on railway tracks,
four are trespassing non-employes,
' is emphasised. The practice of
. walking to and from work on the
' tracks is condemned. . " .
Apparently deliberate attempts at
self destruction on the tracks are few,
according to the railway bulletin, the
majority of deaths caused being' the
fault of thoughtless trespassers who
insist on using railway property as
"We have men working for us who
have devoted years to the perfecting
t,f their professions and they are in
despensable to our factory, said I
win isvivi J nn. . . , .. . v
educated these men to perform cer-
tain duties and they are -cogs in the
' big wheel. Yet these same men' en
danger their lives, limbs and the wel
fare of their employers daily by walk
ing to and from their daily "duties
on 'the railway tracks. ' Some poor
.chap is killed daily simply for the
sake of taking a short cut. We can
not afford to lose these trained work-
Jewelers to Take a , J
Special Coach to
A special ear of jewelers may run
from Omaha to Minneapolis for the
. National Retail Jewelers convention,
to be held there August 29 to Sep
Neb., secretary of the Nebraska Jew
elers organization, is trying to ar
range for a special car out of Omaha.
A lot of Omaha jewelers will at
tend the convention, and Secretary
Franske is writing1 to all the jewelers
in the state, asking them, to let him
know how many will go, so. that he
can arrange for the special. . ;;
' He points out 'that the fare, round
trip, from Omaha, will be but $16.25.
And these tickets are to be good until
Oct. 31. Immediately after -the con
vention there is to be a special tour
of the Yellowstone park by the dele
T. L. Combs of Omaha, one of the
directors of the national body and
former president,, has gone to Chi
cago,- where he is to meet the sec
retary of the national association to
go over arrangements for the con
', vention with especial reference to 'the
selling of boothspace for. the big
jewelry exhibit that is to be held in
connection with the convention.
Goes to Sioux Falls to i
, - . Give Typhoid Prophylaxis
P. I!. Osiek, the first-class hospital
' apprentice attached to the staff of
the navy recruiting office, has just re
' turned from Sioux Falls, S. D., where
he administered the typhoid prophy
laxis to Navy Recruiting Officer
The treatment has to be given three
times at intervals of ten days and
Mr. Osiek will make three trips up
to the northern city to make Mr.
' Schaeffer immune to typhoid. Mr.
Osiek has taken the full rigorous
government training in all kinds of
treatment of contagious diseases and
is considered one of the "top-notch-ers"
in the service.
Centurion Club Will
; . Picnic at Valley Sunday
'.One hundred and ninety-two reser
vation nave been made to date, for
passage on the special train to the
Centurian picnic, at Valley Sunday.
This train will leave over the Union
Pacific from the South Side station
at 11 a. ra. and will carry only those
who have made arrangements through
members of the club for transporta-
. tlOn.' ;
The South Side champions, 'under
the leadership of Frank Barrett, will
slay an exhibition game with the cele
brated , Centurian ball team. Swim
ming will be the principal sport in
.i. r ...u;f. M .l.
ills ftimuwuiii win, v lit iiiv welling
one of the club members will address
the picnickers. - .,.? t
Hotels Will Distribute
Omaha Publicity Booklets
, Hotels all over the country are to
give Omaha publicity by keeping on
hand a lot of booklets and literature
on Omaha for free distribution in
their places of business. Manager
. Parrish of the bureau of publicity has
. written a number of hotel men with
, whom he became acquainted during
their convention in Omaha recently
; and has asked them what they could
do toward distributing booklets he
' might furnish them. Many of
proprietors of the hotels have already
replied favorably and are . greatly
pleased to get these booklets. The
rtplies come from several states.
Rosicrucian Colony Seeks '
Land in. the Middle West
William H. Hiles of Philadelphia
passed through Omaha Thursday en
route to the western part of the state
and Wyoming in search of a suitable
locality for placing a colony of 200
. I families of the Rosicrucian faith who
want to move from Pennsylvania to
' ; the newer country of ihe middle west.
Mr. Hilei made the trip by automo
;. bile and says that with the excep
i , tion of mud, which he encountered in
.. Iowa and Illinois, the roads of the
. east and middle west were a joy to
the automoDiiist. :
No tfltur remedy for rheumatlim and
ntira!rU tha Sloan', Liniment Th. tint
apvUc&Uoa aires nltof. Oaljr Sib ....
drusslata. A4v.rlla.menV i
No Sort of Weather Makes Any
Impression On One J, A. C. Kennedy
In these warm beg pardon, we
mean hot days, it is refreshing to
contemplate one of our distinguished
tellow citizens upon whom the neat
seems to have no effect
There am t no such animal you
say, and we come . right back by
pointing to the eminent attorney, J.
A. C. Kennedy.
Others may puff anc pant and com
plain and fidget and mop their brows
and pull off their coats and fan them
selves and roll up their sleeves and
even take off their collars.
But J. A. C. Kennedy goes . his
calm, - cool, cucumberous way ahd
seems Unaware of the heat. '
Observe him in the federal court
these days.' Ten good men and true
sit around a big table there, thresh
ing out the Missouri Pacific's rate
case before ReYeree Frank H. Gaines.
Eight of these g. m. and t have their
coats off. But focus your lamps on
Mr. Kennedy. He looks as cool as
a polar bear on an ice floe. He not
only has his coat on. but he wears
a high starched collar with one of
those new style bunchy bow ties
and starched cuffs.
Frank Gaines is in his shirt sleeves
and wears a soft collar. Railway
Commissioners Clarke and Hall have
their coats off, end Mr. Clarke wears
a soft collar.
E. C. Hurd, rate expert, has his
coat off, exhibiting his suspenders
unblushingly to the world. Rate ex
pert U. G. Powell has his coat off.
C. D. Perdun, chief engineer of the
"M. P.," has his coat off and his
sleeves rolled up. Stenographer C.
W. Pearsall has his coat off and his
sleeves rolled up.
These coatless men mop their
brows, they fan, they go to the win
dow hoping for a breath of fresh
air, they consume ice water.
But J. A. C. K., in his coat and
high collar and starched cuffs, seems
cool as a cucumber.
His imoerviousness to the equator
ial torridity of August is no more
astonishing than his impervioueness
to the hyperborean frigidity of Feb
ruary. (Six good, round, ringing
words in that sentence, g. reader,
For in February 'At. Kennedy may
be seen swinging along the street
without an overcoat and wearing low
shoes. ... '...,'
Talk about Ajax defying the light
ning I J. A. C Kennedy has him
lashed to the mast and shouting for
JOHN GRANT PEGG IS.
VICTIM OFTHE HEAT
Died Two- Weeks 'After B is
, Overcome by Heat--Imae- '
diate Cause Paralysis.
CITY WEIGHT INSPECTOR
John Grant Pegg, city inspector of
weight and measures and 6ns of the
familiar figures about town for many
years, died at his home, 4308 Patrick
avenue, Thursday afternoon follow
ing stroke of paralysis, He was 48
year old.- ' ,. '.
Mr. Pegg's death 'was indirectly
caused by a heat prostration, which
he suffered two weeks ago last Tues
day, collapsing in front of the city
hall. His condition was serious at
the time, but he recovered somewhat
and was believed to have been out
The inspector of weights and meas
ures, though a negro, was one of the
best liked men on the city payroll, .
He came from Chicago seventeen
year ago and had been inspector of
weights and measures for ten year.
He was born in Richmond, Ve.-
He is survived by his widow, five
children, four brothers, James of Nw
York City, Henry of Chicago, Charles
of Oakland, Cal., and Bayliss of
Omaha, and a sister, Ida Prayther
of Oklahoma City.. ;
Tie Rope Around X
Neck of Horse to v.
- Help to Pull Load
Fred - Peuler. i Eighteenth and
Miami streets, was attempting to
force his horse to pull a load that was
too heavy for the animal, and after
using the whip liberally he persuaded
John achwartz,' bleventh and Howard
streets, to help him.
A rope was tied around the Feuler
eqinine s neck with . the other ' end
fixed to the rear, axle of Schwartz's
wagon.. ''.'.; ,
It was up to the horse to move' or
choke to death, but at this juncture a
number of market employes who had
noticed the peddler s action leaped
upon the men and. gave them ft con
vincing impression as to the error of
their ways. !
. feuler was fined fi.su and costs
when arraigned in police court and
Schwartz was given a like amount.
with suspended sentence.
Sue W. L Huffman for
Forty-Three Motor Cars
The Agricultural Credit company
of Richmond, Va., filed suit in federal
court against the W. L. Huffman Au
tomobile company to secure posses
sion of forty-three Chalmers auto
mobiles valued at $32,250.
. The petition states that the defen
dant's notes were endorsed and as
signed to the plaintiff 'by the Chalm
ers Motor company of Detroit, Mich.,
and have not been paid. Return of
the cars or payment ot the notes is
asked, together with $3,500 damages.
Dry Campaigners Set Out
On Their Second Day's Trip
' W. R. Patrick, Dr. J. R. Beard. D.
E. Cleveland, Frank A. Harrison and
W. H. Borcherding set out Friday
for the second day of active cam
paigning on the part of the dry fed
eration. . ;
Two auto loads" made a seventy-five-mile
trip Thursday, visiting and
holding meetings at Elkhorn, Water
loo, Valley, Arlington, Washington,
Irvington, Binson and In Omaha.
Cays Hubby Wanted to
, Move Around too Much
Grace S. Wightman filed suit for
divorce from Dr. Hugo W. Wight
man. She says he made her move
fifteen times in eleven years and that
h wouldn't let her go home to visit
her parents, and that he failed to
support her and their daughter, Ro
berta. She asks alimony and custody
of the child. - - ' .
W. R. Miles is Not Held for'
Shooting of James Wilson
An article in Thursday' Bee stated
that W. R. Miles. 1147 North Twen
tieth street, was held on a charge of
shooting James Wilson,' The report
waa an error, Ernest Ellis, 959 North
Twenty-seventh avenue.' being the
man 'who is held. Mr. Miles was not
connected with the case.-" - - .
Placed Under Bond to -'
: Fulfill Support of Wife
George M, Nelson, Twenty-fourth
ind ' Emmet streets, .self-declared
owner of 640 acre of land, city prop
erty and other, lucre producing insti
tutions, was arraigned in police court
charged witn nonsupport. Me agreed
to provide comfortably for his wife
and was released on $J0Q bond pend
ing the fulfillment of hi promise.
' - ' i i
In Force for.Swine
. Show in October
"-V ' '.
All the way. from Imperial. Valley,
Cal., a special car of swmc breeders
is to run to Omaha for ihe big' Na
tional Swine show to be held Viere
October 2 to f. -, '
J. E. Peck of Brawley, in the Im
perial valley, who has been in Omaha
tor the last two weeks, says that
enough breeders from that famous
valley have already agreed to make
up the special car. Mr. Peck has been
looking over the field tor fancy swine,
and h&s just purchased an entire car
load of blooded Duroc Jersey ' sows
which he is shipping back to his
Mr. Peck says the Imperial valley
is new .in the swine business, but
that there are many breeders there
who are now going into 'the business
heavily. These, he says, will come to
Omaha, not as exhibitors, for, as he
says, the swine business is but new
there, but rather coining to study the
swine situation and make some pur
chases to stock up . their - swine
ranches, v . ' i
: "The boys in the Imperial valley
are determined to get nothing but the
best," he said. . ,
British Freighter .
During Gun Fight
Baltimore, Md., Aug.. 4. Captain
David Thomson, manager of the Brit
ish steamship' Strathness, which ar
rived here today from Mediterranean
ports, told of an engagement which
he declared his vessel had with a
German submarine on July 15, in
which the submersible was sunk.
Two gunners from the British" navy,
who were in charge of a six-pound
gun mounted on the after-deck of
the Strathness for defense purposes,
sank the submarine,; according to
Captain Thomson", when a ball struck
it amidships, causing an explosion.
He said the underwater boat dived
suddenly and was not seen again.
While the Strathness was struck
several times, once, according to Cap
tain Thomson, by a torpedo, no great
damage was done, and the freighter
escaped with several . dented plates
and portions of its superstructure de
molished., ' ' '
Six Couples Are Freed '
Via the Divorce Route
Divorces were granted as' follows:
Mabel Aldrich from Qrin; Hattie f.
Glenny from Robert, Nellie Mickey
from Clarence, Henry A. Lee from
Esther, Carrie Guras from Gust and
Frank Chilman from Lucy.
Ittv. mdrlk W. Lavltt bu pant hlu
raeatloa In Dnr, Boulder and jttarby
mountain raaorti. Ha will take) up hlu
work In Plymouth Congregational church
August I , " .
W. W. Johnitoa, ganaral freight agent for
the Burlington, left Thursday for Roc fl
eeter, Minn., to iota hit wlfo, who la at the
Mayo hospital there.. Mra. Johnston will be
operated on by the pra. Mayo either today
Indisputable evidence of great resutta to
Bee Want Ad users: 11,741 more paid Want
Ads first alx months of 111 over aame
Krlod lilt. No other Omaha paper can
ast of anything near such figures.
Roach Makes Plans for
U. P. Safety First Train
F. J. Roach, in charge of the ad
vertising department of the Union
Pacific, returned Thursday from Den
ver, where he had been making pre
parations for the "Safety First train."
operated by the government and the
Union Pacific, which will be on ex
hibition in Omaha, August 26.
W. H. Basinger, who returned from
a trip through Kansas, says that at
Lawrence, Kas., a crowd of 5,000 per
sons went through the train ' and
viewed the moving pictures. This
train is handled by the Union Pacific
without expense to the government
as a part of the "Safety First" cam
paign which the road is conducting in
an effort to reduce the number of
Indtipuutl evidence of treat reiulti to
Bee Want Ad ueere: 26,741 more paid Want
Ada flrat lix monthi of lSlfi over aame
period ISIS. No other Omaha paper can
boast of. anything near auch flsurea.
Dan Whitney and Two
Others Lose Their Autos
Dan Whitney, 4329 Franklin stret;
L. V. Nichols, 210 Burt street, and
Asmus Thomsen of Walnut, la., in
form the police that their autos were
stolen from downtown parking districts.
SHIRTS Best values In
Omaha. 12.00 to $2.60, now
$1.60, now..., ...... $1.15
$1.00, now ............ 75
Pease Brothers Co,
w '1417 Faraam.
TELEPHONE 1614 DOUGLAS"
Store Closet at 6 P. M, on
Saturdays during the month
of August Please shop
PI . ' A ;
Store Closes at 6 P. M. on
Saturdays during the month
of August Please shop
at Clearance Prices
'j WE HAVE ASSEMBLED TWO BIG GROUPS
of charming Wash Dresses that up to this time were
selling in many instances for as much as $10.00-,
V Three i hundred in this lot, now
At $1.98 and $3.50
' There are pretty Voiles in plain and fancy stripes,
; Lawns in dainty patterns and sheer wool fabrics.
VERY SPECIAL For quick clearance, we will have these
displayed on racks on the Main Floor, center aisle, and will
sell them from this location. THIS IS AN INNOVATION
THEY WON'T LAST LONG CUMfc LAKLI.
as high as
Then on the Second Floor We Offer
Colored Wash Dresses; 89c Girls', White Dresses, $1.89 and $2.89
of garments in the lot; values running up OA.
$2.50 all at one Drice, Saturday 03C
Dainty models, embroidery and lace trimmed; values
up to $5.00 each.
Boys' Long Pants Suits
t In a Big Cleanup r
For the bovs of hizh school asre. All new,
i : stylish models in those smart new weaves and
.mixtures. . Summer suits that sola lor $ iu.uo,
lAIM-AA at AA
$iz.ou ana io.uu, at .uu
" , :'?
;. Blue Serges, Worsteds in plain col
! , ors ' and fancies, Tweeds, Cassi
I meres and Homespuns in splendid
v mixture effects. . ,
Some Have Two ': Pairs of Pants
' Shop early Saturday and get the '
pick of these .wonderful bargains. ,
Ages 14 to 19 years. v
Parasols, Unrestricted Choice $1 AC
Value $3.00 to $12.00, at... 1'J
: THREE HUNDRED AND FIF
TEEN of these dainty parasols, as
pretty and fine as they can be. Ex
perience with previous sales of par
asols in this store makes every
woman who has ever attended,
know that the values she will re
ceive, more than measure up to the
figures we quote.
Not more than two parasols will
be sold to a customer. All $1.00
and $1.50 parasols, at 69c. . (
'f '-'V Main Floor.
BLOUSES-Fine Styles-Clearance at $1.19 and $1.95
Slightly soiled Blouses In white; also some with I Slightlja wiled Blouses in voilesv and organdie;
blue and rose organdie collars; on sale, Satur- 'some hare sold for as much as f3.98; on sale,
day, at 81.19 I Saturday, at ......... . . . ...... 31.95
' And Toilet Article.
" We have now one of the finest
daylight drug departments in the
State of Nebraska, With the ad
dition of many hundred of square
feet of space and newer and bet
ter methods of display, we offer
the best service and sell the very
best drugs, . toilet ' preparations,
etc., at most modest prices. .
Sempra Covin., regular 60c size,
Lyon's Tooth Powder, 25c .site
for -. t 14
Packer's Tar Soap, '25c size cake,
Java Rice Powder, all shades, per
Cutieura Soap, 25c size cake 16
Sanitol Tooth Pewdor, 25c size
Freeman's Faeo Powd.r, 25c size
El Porfaeto Rougo, 50c size box
for . 29
Juvenile Soap, 10c cake 6
Kirk's Shandon Bolls Soap, three
cake for 16
Haskin's Cocoanut Oil Soap, 6
cake for .24
P.roxid. Soap, regular lOo cake
Lilae Rosa Glycerin Soap, 10c
cake for 6
M.loroi. Beauty Cream. 50c site
K big assortment of Bathing
Cap." : i.
For the fashionable new coiffures.
Regular ST.OO value. tA OS
These twitches are of first qual
ity human, hair and made in three
separate strands. 22 inches long.
AU shades. An extraordinary of
fer for Saturday, at $4.98.
IS Natural Wavy Switch., JO
1 saparat sterna, for...... vv
$3 Natural Wavy Switch, thr
separate stems, spacial J J JQ
lc pack massag and oil scalp
tr.atm.nt perform! by th High
Frequency Cnrtor. Manicuring
and Shampooing. Children's Hair
Bobbing. - . ' . .
j, h Svcond Floor. .
"Just any paper" will not
suffice fpr letters.home or to
those who are away on their
vacations to preserve the
dignity of friendship, even
the most trivial note should
be written on paper which
can successfully brave the
scrutiny of the most critical. ,
Berkeley Lawn is a pure
Dresden white, - lawn fin-,
ished writing paper, at a
nominal price, which results
from ; our purchasing very
large quantities and elimin
ating the expensive boxing
of small quantities.
Pound packages (96 sheets)
including 100 envelopes, 89c
Women's and Misses' Munsing Union Suits
. "Run of the Mill"
This well advertised brand "Run of the Mill" stock
now at remarkably low prices. '
Women's Munsing Union Suits Fine cotton, in cuff and
umbrella knee styles. Regular and extra sizes. Worth to
69c, for ..39c
Women's Munsing Union Suits Fine cottons and lisles;
cuff and umbrella knee styles ; lace trimmed and shell edge ;
regular and extra sizes. Worth to S1.25; sale price. .69c
Munsing Union Suits for Misses and Girl Low neck, no
sleeves, knee length. All sizes. Worth to 69c, suit. . . . .39c
., .... , Main Floor.
Women's Silk HosUry Pure
thread silk and pure dye. Black,
white and colors. Silk to the knee
with lisle tops. Full fashioned,
spliced Soles, . heels and toes.
Worth 11.00... 59
Woman's Fib.r Silk Hos In
black, gray and white. Seamless,
lisle hem, double heels, toe and
sole. Saturday, pair. 35
Woman's Fib.r Boot Hot Col
ors and black and white. Seamless,
double soles, heels and toes, 25
Unrestricted Choice of Any Wash Skirt in
Our Entire Stock, Regardless of Value
In sonte instances they
value up to $8.98. Many'
odd garments'; 5 ;
. Roman Stripes,
Repps, Etc. ,
Every skirt smart and up-to- i
date, showing new sport effect I
and plain, dressy garments.
', Values $3.98, $5.00
$6.98, $7.50 and $8.98
v v ".. Choic
Stands for Greatest
WE HAVE TOLD THIS
STORY BEFORE, but
good tales bear repeti
tion you try to get the
most modern and effi
cient help in your busi-
. ness anything that
goes to conserve time
. and energy and pro
duce more claims your
attention and wins your
ISN'T YOUR WIFE en
titled to the same considera
tion when it comes to the
business of running your
- home? Would you deny her
the greatest and most effi-
. cient help in the matter of
Brandei "C" ...
Wheeler & Wilson
Our "Special" . . .
- and Oxfords
About 650 pairs, hand
turned and welted soles.
Bronze, patent colt and dull
kid. All sizes and widths;
can fit any foot. Not a pair
worth less than $3.90 and
up to $5.00......... $2.85
300 Pairs Children's On.-Strap
and Mary Jan Pumps In patent
colt dull kid and . white canvas.
Made with ivory sole and heels.
Clean sweep of this lot Saturday.
Size 8Vi to 11..... $1.25
- Sires 11V4 to 2., ...$1.39
Main Floor. ,
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