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THE BEE: OMAHA. SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER' 2. 1916.
Brief City News
"Towaaeada far N porting Good.
Ira Rook Print II New Bcason Praia.
Urktlu Ftituree BuraMS-Oranden Co.
Half Karat Walla Diamonds STS ltd holm.
"Tmiaa'a Mnvle ProflTaiH." clsuwl-
fled auction today. It appears In The
Bee exclusively. Find out what the
various moving picture tneaiers oner.
Xmvv Oram Falls Off The local
navy recruiting station dropped to a
low mark in August, securing umj
nv.e .uwidi tnf H naw rlurina the
Sioux Cltjan Is fined F. W.
Mans of Sioux City, charged with in
sulting women at Sixteenth and How
ard streets, was arraigned In police
court and fined $5 and costs.
Two Women Seek Divorces Charg
ing desertion, Lillian Plymplan has
filed a petition asking divorce from
Leroy. She asks the custody of tho
minor child, JSvallne. urace rora
alleges nonsupport in a divorce peti
tion against Wllmer Russell Ford.
Wants Maiden Name Back Alleg
ing nonsupDort, Mrs. Euletta Porter,
an employe of the Harney hotel, has
flled suit ror divorce against f rann
of Rock Island. They were married
in Omaha July 12. 1913. She asks
that her maiden name, Euletta snortt,
Asks Damagea for Remarks Suit
has been flled by H. A. Livingston
against W. E. Bailey, asking $5,000
damages Tor tno utterance or. auegea
false and defamatory statements. Liv
ingston asserts that Bailey made un
complimentary remarks regarding the
condition of his accounts.
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Season on Straw Lid
Friday was the first day of the open
season on straw hats at the Omaha
Grain exchange and during tile first
hour of the session there was enough
of this class of headgear- destroyed
to stock a hat store. Regardless of
the owners, or the quality of the hats,
they all looked alike. When a straw
hat appeared inside the trading-room
it was quickly grabbed, tossed about,
and when returned to the owner, was
minus a brim, or a crown, and in most
With the embargo going into ef
fect, and from- now on grain going
out shipped subject to delays and sub
ject to owners' risk, light business is
expected until the end of the railroad
strike. Shipments in and out, how
ever, were fairly heavy. There were
102 cars of wheat in and 249 out;
26 cars of corn in and 89 out; 29 cars
of oats in and 40 out. v
Wheat prices were strong to 2 cents
up, selling at $1.36 and $1.46. Corn
was a fourth off and sold at 7654 and
79yi cents; oats, '4 lower, selling
at 42 and 43 cents per bushel.
Two Degrees Hotter
The last week in August served to
pull down the average temperature for
the mouth so much that it figures up
only two degrees hotter than usual.
It was 76.4 degrees and the average
of all the Augusts for forty-four years
is 74.4 degrees.
The hottest day this August was
on August 4, when the maximum was
100 degrees. The minimum was
reached August 27, with 52 degrees.
Last year the average temperature
in August was 68. The hottest Au
gust was in 1913, with an average of
Two and seventy-four hundredths
inches of rain fell this August. The
average for August is 3.62 inches.
Omaha is 9.49 inches of rain "short"
since March 1 this year .having had
Only a little more than half as much
as usual. The dryest August was in
1913, when there was only .18 of an
inch of rain.
Killed as He Tries
To Board a Train
While attempting to loard a pass
ing freight train in the Missouri Pa
cific yards at Fourteenth and Wirt
streets late Thursday afternoon Wil
liam L. Baxter, 4411 North Twenty
fifth avenue, fell from the train and
was fatally injured.. The body was
found beside the tracks by B. Weber,
3109 North Fourteenth avenue, a
brakeman on an outgoing freight
Baxter, who was 39 years of age,
had been employed by F. C. Gardner
as a pipe fitter on some houses under
construction at Twentieth and Charles
streets. He stopped work about 2:30
o'clock and started for town, but it is
thought that he changed his mind and
decided to return home. He is sur
vived by a wife, three daughters, one
son, his mother, Mrs. Maria Baxter,
and a brother, Thomas Baxter, of De
troit. - His brother, Charles R., was
killed by a similar accident in the St.
Louis yards last May. .
The body was turned over to Cor
oner Crosby, who will probably hold
an inquest Monday.
Mexican Annoys Farmers'
- Wives North of Florence
Hurry-up calls from farmers' wives
residing a mile north of Florence
asking the co-operation of the sher
iff's, office in ridding them of a
strange Mexican who has been
prowling about the vicinity for
weeks sent Deputy Sheriff Musgrave
to the scene rrirlay afternoon. Ac
.urding to telephonic complaints re
ceived by Chief Deputy foster this
unknown brown man has been sleep
ing in the. weeds and begging hand
uuts from backdoors on the plea that
he is suffering from a fractured right
arm. He will be brought to the
county jail and given the attention of
tie county physician. . -
Seventy-Nine New Men
For Army Signed in Omaha
Seventy-nine new men for the army
were signed at the local recruiting
station during August from 195 who
applied for enlistment. This Includes
men who enlisted through the sub
stations at Des Moines, Lincoln and
Eleven of these went into the in
fantry, twenty-eight to the coast ar
tillery, thirty-four to the cavalry,
four to the field artillery and two
to the medical department.
- JJveaj tp Your Torpid Liver.
To keep your liver active use Dr. Klns'a
New Lite Pills. They, lnnure Rood diges
tion and relieve eonBtipatlon. At druggists,
zee Advertisement. . '
MILK DEALERS ARE .
HOT I1TA COMBINE
County Attorney Magney Gives
the Results of His Investiga-
tiona on Prices
Milk dealers of Greater Omaha
have not combined in restrain of
trade in increasing the price of milk
to its present price of 2-3 cents per
quart, according to an exhaustive ex
amination just concluded by County
Attorney Magney. On request of the
Riverview Improvement club and
other civic organizations, operations
of milk dealers were investigated. The
following letter from the county at
torney, addressed to Secretary J. A.
Van Haven of the Riverview club,
outlines the situation in detail:
In order to violate th law thane Minpd
In th rotlk busttiPM muit entr Into a com
bination for th purpoi of fixing tho prlct
of milk, and preventing Ita aalo at a frloa
1m than that fixed by tho combination.
Thla ran only be done when practically all
of thoao engaged In the business in thla
city enter Into the combination.
I have made a careful Investigation of
the situation In Omaha, and find that no
Hucft combination exist and that there la
now and haa been at all tlmea Competition
among the milk dealer. The Alamlto.
which la probe My the largest distributor of
milk In the nlty, charges an average price
of R 1-1 cents per quart. Theae prices have
been fixed by the company without regard
to the prices demanded by othor dealers.
The Arwood dairy haa been charging from
to 12Uj cents per quart. Thla company
has not consulted other dealers with refer
ence to these prices and announces that It
la contemplating raising them somewhat Id
tho future. I find that the small dealers
are not all selling milk at the same price.
Rome of them have recently raised the
price to i cents per quart, others expect to
do so- In the near future. A large propor
tion of them have been selling twelve-quart
tickets for a dollar, and many Insist that
they will continue to do so. I find also
that the Milk Dealers' association has taken
no action relative to the price of milk. Not
more than half of the milkmen of the city
belong to the association, and the associa
tion haa had no meeting within the last
three months. One or two meetings have
been called within that time, but not more
than half a doien attended, and no business
Was transacted. , t
Each. Individual cau legally fix the price
of his milk as he seJ fit. His customers
can buy, or not, as they please. The wrong
Is in a combination which arbitrarily fixes
the price of milk and prevents its sale for
Those familiar with the situation allege
that there are many areaaons why the price
of milk has gone up. It is contended that
a good cow now wlln for $nfi, while for
merly the price was f4t or $60; that the
price of feed' and bodies Is much higher
than formerly, and that because of rigid
Inspection, the expense of getting the milk
to the consumer, as required by law. Is
greatly lnureased. I am not prepared to
say, whether or not, these conditions Justify
the recent raise in prices by seme of the
milk dealers. That Is a quest ion about
which there may be in honestdifforence of
I am convinced, however, that there Is
no combination which has arbitrarily fixed
prices, consequently there Is no combination
in restraint of trade, within the meaning of
our statute. ,.
Mayor Asks Parade '
Line Be Not Broken
Here on Labor Day
Mayor Dahlmah has issued the fol
lowing proclamation, warning all
from breaking through . the parade
Labor day: "
Monday, September 4, Omaha will wit
ness one of the largest Labor day parades
over held In its history.
Ordinance No. 7WiO prohibits the break
ing of the line of march of any parade, and
provides a penalty therefor. Heretofore
the police have experienced some difficulty
In enforcing this ordinance; therefore,
I, James C. Dahlman, mayor of the city
of Omaha, earnestly' urge and request the
people to assist the police In enforcing this
ordinance by refraining from breaking
through or attempting to break, through,
the line of march. v
Omaha Real Estate
; Showing Activity
Increased activity in the real estate
market of Greater Omaha is shown
in -figures compiled by Register of
Deeds Harry Pearce at the conclu
sion of business August 31, this data
.showing that the first eight months
of 1916 marks a total valuation of
transfers of $11,776,38179, as against
$10,994,965.37 for the corresponding
month of 1915. The 1916 gain is $771,
During the eight months ending Au
gust 31 there were 4,377 deeds filed,
as against 4.277 for the first eight
months in 1915.
One of the striking features of the
1916 gain is the increase of small
transactions. March has been the
largest month for realty transactions.
In March, ,1915. the largest deed filed
was the $600,000 deal for the First
National bank property at Sixteenth
and Farnam. During 1916 thus far
there have been no transactions of
such magnitude, the deeds being con
fined to the transfer of residential
property and smaller commercial
tracts and structures.-
Motorists Fined for
A. C. Kennedy, 236 Omaha National
Bank building, and C. G. Blackenburg,
2836 Parker street, were fined $1 and
costs each, with suspended sentences,
for violations of the parking ordin
Other i alleged offenders were P.
Hahenbery, 2018 Pierce street;
Charles Valz, Fortieth and Q streets;
W. Kiewit, 2609 Marcy street.. - They
were discharged when no one ap
peared against them in court.
Many Marriage Licenses
Issued During August
August was not a month of brides
and roses, yet figures compiled by
Marriage License Clerk H. H. Stub
bendorf show that more licenses were
issued during the month than in any
corresponding month in five years.
Here are the comparative figures for
August,Jeginning with 1912:
1,12 191. 1914 HIS . t
Ml 211 16a 21 219
Thus far in 1916 there have been
1,723 marriage licenses issued.' At $2
rach, these documents have poured
$3,446 into Douglas county coffers.
June, 1916, was the record month dur-;
'mg the five years, 331 licenses being
Many More Births Than
. Deaths During August
The health department reports 273
births and 195 deaths during August.
Owing to the Greater Omaha merger
last year, there are no comparative
figures for the consolidated city.
-'TON? HARD ff fri
Jul! si wsjr
attic ' ' I to use re mru.
V- 4 Wf CM TtIS WAY J
First Eight Months of the Year
as Large as Twelve
Months, in 1914,
AUGUST DOUBLES AMOUNT
Omaha's building operations for the
first eight months of this year were
35 per cefit more than the corre
sponding period of last . year, last
month was nearly twice of much as
August, 1915, and there are indications
that the total for the year will far
exceed the total of last year.
The figures: August, 1916, $652,835;
August, 1915, $350,610; first eight'
months this year, $4,550,357; eight
months of last year, $3,365,820.
Last year's total was $5,385,009 and
the total for 1914 was $4,610,456. The
first eight months of this year nearly
equal the total of 1914 and within
$835,000 of the' total of last year. ; '
New Work in Sight.
Chief Clerk Isitt of the city build
ing department states there is approx
imately $600,000 in sight, for which
permits have not been issued. The
Board of Education sent in applica
tions for new work aggregating $200,
000, permits for which will be issued
.The closing day of August brought
in two large permits. v One was is
sued to the Metropolitan Realty com
pany in the sum of $200,000 for a
lour-story brick apartment house at
619 South Thirty-seventh street. This
will be a modern apartment building
in every particular and will introduce
some new ideas in the way of living
conveniences. It will be fireproof, 168
by 105 feet, with a court yard open
ing into the street at one side..
The Graham Ice Cream company
took out a permit for a factory at
1412 Jones street, to cost $50,000 and
to be 44 by 132 feet. This will be
G. W. Loomis Returns from
Vacation on the St. Lawrence
Georee V. Loomis of the Burling
ton has returned from his summer
home in the Thousand Islands in the
St. Lawrence nver.s Mrs. Loomis
and the children will arrive home
Mr. Loomis reported that the fish
ing in the St. Lawrence river this
year was the best ever known. He
caught many large pike, bass,and
pickerel. Mr, Loomis succeeded in
landing one -pickerel that weighed
close to twenty pounds.
Beautify the Complexion
Tht Unequalcd Beaut lifer
USED AND ENDORSED
Guaranteed to remove
tan, freckles, pimples,
liver spots, etc. Extreme
cases about twenty days.
Kids pores and tissues of impurities.
Leaves the skia clear, soft, healthy.
Two sizes, 50c. and $1.00. By toilet
counters or mail,
KAT10NA.L TOILET COMPANY, fmrli. Tmm
Bold by laaamv tolltt uaajtars In Omaha
Don't worry about kin troubles. You
can hav s dear, cImti complexion by uifnt
a little Mirto, obtained at any drug itora for
26, or extra lame bottle at $1.00.
Zemo eaaily removea all trace of pimples,
black heads, ecsema and ringworm and
take the skin clear and healthy. Zemo is
neither watery, sticky nor creasy and stains
nothing. It is easily applied and costs a
mere trifle for each application. It is al
ways dependable. "
HOTELS AND RESORTS.
s Atlantic Iowa.
New addition tn Atlantic Hotel will be
opened by September 1. European plan.
Rooms modenily eqnlppMl. Csfe and bar
ber shop in con off t ion. Pioneer hotel
kfarrrer of Atlantic, Iowa,
GEORGE F, LANG, Proprietor.
For Dr. Dorward
For This Afternoon
Funeral services for Dr. V. N.
Dorward, who died at Worthington,
Minn., while enroute from Rochester,
Minn., to Omaha, will be held from
the family residence, 1804 Binney
street this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Services will be conducted; by the
Elks. Burial will be in Forest Lawn
' The honorary pall bearers will be:
V. O. Shrlvar, i M. H. O'Tool.
William Macksy. Dr. Alfred Hunt.
A. H. Burnalt. Dr. O. D. Shlphard, N
pr. H. P. Churclt, jamas cook,
A. T. Hart, Pr. W. H. !lar,
Dr. Roy Dodfs, Edward Knapp:
The active pall bearers will be:
C. T: Hsydsn, R. M. Thompson,
Jamas Froeland, J. W. Bllitnod,
Auiruat Plat. N. H. Nelson.
Persistent Advertising Is the Road
to Success. '
When you change that straw
for a new Fall Hat we sug
gest you change It here, be
cause if you are looking for
style and fine quality there Is
none better in the world than
these we have
3. B. STETSONS
S3.50. $4. $5. to 815
93.00 and 84.00
NEW CAPS, 11.00. SS5 J
PICK JHE AD WHICH
SUITS YOUTHE BEST
And Tell Why in Short Story
and Take Chance on Win
ning Some Coin. ,
1 R. H. MANLEY TO BE JUDGE
Sharpen your pencil grind your
shears nut on your snectacles and
prepare for The Bee's "Best Adver
tisement" contest Sunday. There's
money in it if you know a good ad
vertisement and can tell why it is
Evervbody knows when an adver
tisement appeals to them. You know
when an advertisement has "news"
for you in it just as you know when
any other item in the paper is news
lo you. You also know when an ad
vertisement has an appeal in it when
it attracts your eye and your sense of
value and causes you to Stop! Look!
and Listen! You rarely ask yourself
why? Now The Bee wants you to
do this very thins; and to make the
trouble worth while is offering sev
eral cash priies.
Ad of Omaha Concern.
Take your ropy of Sunday's Bee,
look the advertisements over care--fully
and select the one that appeals
most to yon. Cut it out and send it
to the Contest Editor of The Bee with
300 words or less, telling as clearly
as you can why it is the best for its
purpose of any advertisement in that
issue. Of course it must be the ad
vertisement of some Omaha business
All these statements will be turned
over to Robert H. Manley, commis
sioner of the Commercial club, and he
will be the judge and tell The Bee
to whom to pay the first priie of $5.00
cash and five prizes of $1.00 each for
the five next best selections. The
contest is a free-for-all, without con
ditions, except that you get vour an
swer in by September 5 and use no
more than 300 words.
Creamery Fails to
Fall for Old Trick
When a party giving his name as
Dr. Allison telephoned the Fairmont
creamery and requested that a freezer
of ice cream, together with change for
$20, be sent to the Union station, the
creamery manager became suspicious
and notified police headquarters.
Harry Buford, driver of the police
patrol, was fitted out with a phony
ice cream truck and sent to meet "Dr.
Allison." When Buford arrived at
the depot a man rushed forward to
get the tee cream and the change.
But all get got was a free ride back
to the station.
The man gave his name as A. J.
Sullivan of Guernsey, Wyo. He had a
bad check in, his possession, with
which he intended to pay for the ice
W offer this last
special value at
Other QuMlltle mnd Style From $2.S0 to $10.00
New Blouses, Waists
45c and $1.00
Hose 15c and 25c
"Everything for the
OMAHA ROAD GIVES
P. Tft MBN
Say They Will Lose Their Jobs
If They Strike Will Oper
ate the Trains,
ONE TRAIN A DAY AT START
, In case the strike of men in train
service become effective Monday
morning, the plan of the Chicago, St.
Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha will be:
To operate one passenger train each
way bv daylight between alHerminals
on its line. To handle mail, milk and
express traffic on such passenger
trains. To move by freight service
food stuff for human and animal use
and fuel. As rapidlv as conditions
permit this service will be extended in
both passenger and freight branches
with the intention of restoring full
service as now effective on their rail
way. The following statement has been
issued by A. W. Trenholm, vice pres
ident and general manager of the
T Kmployea: We sra advised thst in
uompllance with terms of the brotherhoods
representor train and engine service, ena-t-neers.
Bremen, hnallere. conductors, tratn
men and yardmen propose to leave the em
ploy of this company at S a. m, Monday,
September 4. If thla plan Is carried out It
will throw out of employment temporarily
many pereons employed by tha company
In other departments and II Is therefore
Important that a proper understanding- of
the conditions be aat forth. Tou are there
fore advised that all pereons employed by
the company in train service, enslne aerv
Ica and yard service fslllnf to report for
duty or to respond 10 .mil win oe con.
sldered as hsvlnv left the service of this
company, thereby forfelllnf all seniority
and other rlahta and privileges. Msn In
the above positions who report for duty
and are ready for aervlna, but on account
of existing temporary conditions cannot be
used, will retain all rights snd privileges
now held and the gusrsntsss provided for
by their schedules. Other things being
equal, men remaining In the employ will
be given preference of positions, accord
ing to sentorlty. New men emplnyed te
nil vacancies so caused will be retained as
long aa their services are aatlsfsotory. Em
ployaa In other departments of the com
pany who may be temporarily thrown out
of employment on account of this strike
will be considered la service without pay,
but will reteln all seniority, yension rights
snd other privileges.
A. Maloney Family Made
Homeless by Night Fire
Fire destroyed the home of A. Ma
loney, Third and Haskell street, while
he was at work Thursday night. His
family, consisting of (lis wife and
three children, are staying with
friends. The fire started in the rear of
the house and the members of the
family escaped from the burning
structure without injury.
New Brigadier Commands ,
Salvation Army in Omaha
Adjutant Elwell of the Salvation
Army has received notification of the
appointment of Brigadier Prebble as
commander of the Iowa-Nebraska di
vision of the organization. He suc-1
eeeds Robert Dubbin, who has gone
Opening of Autumn Style Models
and only chance to buy a fine
Plenty heavy enough for office and indoor wear all winter. Every
garment must go and, owing to the rapid increase of price in.
ready-to-wear garmenti, you should surely take advantage of this
Styles for men and young men, handsome patterns, belt'
v ed and loose back models:
$15, $1&V $20, $22.50, $25, $30, $35 Suits Now
All broken lines of "Kuppenhelmer" and "Society Brand"
Suits that sold from $20.00 to $40.00 Now, $10 to $20
NQW Autumn Styles-or men and young men
Here t this popular store you will find clothes that rflct the Tim and vigor of youth
out of the best tailoring shops In the world today; "KUPPENHBIMKR," "SOCIETY
BRAND," "L. SYSTEM" and COLLEGIAN," In correct models and alr.es for regular,
"short,"' young, stout snd long figures j, 4 fl AA.t iA ri.
Fancy nubbed weaves, basket, subduedHfc I X III I TQ 'SAI I I II 1
stripes, unfinished worsteds snd serges... .P '"vu IWIViVU
, - A Few of Our Great Assortment Displayad en Douglas Streets
Extra Pants Suits
Nothing to compare with this great collection of
Boys' Bturdy .School Suits with two pairs of full
lined pants Fine heavy worsted and fancy - ,
mixtures In the new Norfolk models. A very 1,
50c, 75c and $1.00
Boy's School Wear."
Keeps Going After
Car Hits Woman
Mrs. Vinardi, 605 Marcy street, was
struck by an automobile at Tenth and
Jackson streets Thursday evening.
The driver of the vehicle did not stop
after knocking the woman down. Tony
Salerno, who saw the accident, said
that the car's number was one which
the police ascertained belonged to
Frank Morris of Villisca, la. , v-
Mrs. Vinardi was painfully bruised
and suffered severe lacerations.
, Subeen Fast ta Hud.
Ixing Beach, Cat., Sept. 1. The United
Htates submarine I,S still was fast tonight
In a mud bank In which It stuck sfter being
launched early today at the plant of the
California Shipbuilding company. The sub
marine haa not been damaged.
Hat Sansatiom of tha Soaaoa.
Our numerous hat styles will
suit the most particular, and w
sre moat particular to suit you.1
163 Stylos to Chsoso From ' ,
All H.t.$2n Hits
1421 Deuglaa St. '
Indigestion. One package)
proves it 25c at all drafts.
1013 South 41st St
Bargain, Must SelL
Naw f Ire-room cottage. Full lot. 1106
down, 120 par month, htquira ,
Independent Lumber Co.
medium weight suit at
I TThimiT P
Something Different A light
weight, soft, flexible garment
In navy blue, tan, oxford and
fancy gray mixtures, suitable
for rain snd dress wear. A
f 10.00 value for
tegular Rain Costs
$2.50, $3.50 and $5
Black and yellow, red and
green, purple and yellow
fl.50. S3 and $3.50
Medium and heavy weight,
brown, blue, tan, oxford
Light weight, wool and cot-
ton for earlv fall wmp .
81. 00, $1.50 and $3
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