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THE BEE; OMAHA, THUKSUAt, NOVEMBER 16, 1916. K
: DEMOS TO GET BUSY
Prohibition WflT Be National
f Issue in 1920, Says Signed
Statement in Commoner.
PARTY SHOULD TAKE LEAD
'(From & BUtf Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. IS. (Special
Telegrm.)-r-Dry democrats must be-
tin it once to secure.control of the
democratic party, state and national,
with the idea of makinc the party
entirely dry and nominating x a dry
candidate for the presidency in 1920,
according to a statement wnicn win
appear over Mr. Bryan's name in the
Commoner today. "Prohibition is here
! and the democratic party is the party
i i . i. ii u . . u
uj cU M4C llglll 111 MIC liailVll,
, cording to Mr. Bryan.
"... Must Choose Sides.
; Mr. Brvan does-not say in his state'
. ment that he is to be the Moses to
lead the democratic party in Via, al
- though it is presumed that he would
not toss the nomination over his
shoulder if it should come to him un
solicited-. According to his statement
democrats must today take a stand
either on, otte side or the other by
cnoosing ye ims aay wnom yc win
serve " His statement is as follows:
N- Th prohibition Issue li here, and liere
to' stay until the.ealoon la driven put of
I -.-tha United States. It Is the treat taoral
' Issue of 'this generation and the democrattc-
party u the party te lead the H(IU in the
The eleetlon Just held has unexpectedly
. released the party ol any obtliatlon It may
have been under to. the liquor Interests.
. They threw their Influence to the republican
' ticket and went down to defeat with It. And
the democratic bosses He In the same dls
. honored grave They muat confess either
' mat tney wera reauy against toe preaiaent
or that- they . cannot deliver the votos
, which they claim to control, which position
will they taker Did they betray the party
or are they Impotent to aid ?
Let the dry democrats begin, wort at
ones to secure control of the democratic
organization, state, and national. Nearly halt
the states are nowSiry, and the numberwlll
be swelledTS nearly. If not quite, thirty be
- ' fore 1128. To take the side of the saloon
la; to Invite disastrous defeat. To take the
i side of the home Is to draw la, the party
. the strong young men who are coming out
of the schools and colleges and who will,
within a few years, be the -dominant -force
- In politics. Again, In the natlon'a life the
' old duestion - demands an answer: ' 'Choose
: ye this day whom yo will' serve!",
- The Commoner la In this flht and calls
upon Its readers to organise for the struggle
' 'which is to determine' the party'a attitude
and "3 future strength, space win oe given
1 ' to lettera reporting the situation In different
part-i of the country. Let the worts' of OT
MnliaMfin hsa-ln. and begin now. '
, , . W. J. BRIAN.
.r ' Hold Ratification Feast
' 'Prom a Staff Correspondent.) '
fjncoln. Nov.' IS. (Special Tele
- gram.) Nebraska democrats held a
ratification banquet at the Lincoln
. hotel this evening and a large crowd
filled the banquet hall. Dr. P. L. Hall
-was toastmaster and Senator Gilbert
M. Hitchcock was llie principal
aneaker. v X
Neville. C M. Skiles. J. J. Thomas,
B. F. Good, W. B. Oldham and a few
; democratic lesser lights put in the
time in congratulating the democratic
parry mar. 11 naa won cvcrymuig ui
sight , - -' ' ' ,' ')
Man Who Shot Beau U-1
y.y Of Daughter Pays $500
Grand Island, Neb., Nov. 15. (Spe
rial.) Mr. Carter, who was made, de
fendant a few days ago in a $2,08,5
law suit for damages alleged to have
. been sustained by a young man whom
carter snot in tne neei, atter itne lat
; ter escorted Carter's daughter to' a
pleasure resort instead of a church,.
has settKd the matter by the nav
ment of $300, and the case has been
dismissed. , . ' - ;
What the Farm Returns.
Alliance. Neb.. Nov.,15. (Special.)
When the Farm Loan Commission
Vas recently in Nebraska investigat
ing matters that would lend light on
the new Farm Loan bill, they had
occasion p inquire into western Ne
braska loans and ' investments. A
- tabulation, given them shows that the
average Nebraska farmer, after de
ducting from his farm income the
amounts necessary to oare for taxes,
interests, payment for all work done,
depreciation, etc., has about $500 as
his wages, i aking the same com Dan
; son, applying the same principals,
the govehrnment ; figures show that
the Box Butte farmer has $625 for
his labor. I he commision seemed
impressed with that fact and accord
ed it great xredenct in reaching their
- conclusions o nthe location ot farm
banks and the advisability c;f loaning
. on western tana. - . . .
, Pay for County ' Agent 1
Alliance, Neb.,' Nov. 15. (Special.)
. . The county agricultural agent of
- . Rn1r Rntt rnimtv. in ririulatino- a
-petition among the farm owners to
cover the "county expense for the
office by an appropriation from the
general fund pf the county. Here-
' totore the expenses ot that onice has
been cared for by private subscrip
tions. The circulation of this peti-
. tion is meeting with approval, for it
has been demonstrated beyond a
shadow of a doubt that the work
, carried on by the agricultural agent
has materially increased the revenue
.; from farms, in western -Nebraska.
Sutherland Short of Coal.
Sutherland, Neb., Nov. .(Spe
cialsWith the mercury hovering
about the zero mark the firsfof trie
week, this village has been up against
a coal shortage. Aside from the
Farmers' Union organization, there
.-. are two companies or lumber yards
here which handle coal. - Efforts have
been made to keep the schools sup
plied with fuel, and while it lasted a
. few pounds per customer was doled
out It, is Expected that there will be
some relief within a week or two.
Should there be continued cold 'and
the receipts remain behind the de
mand some suffering will naturally
. ensue.- f f - -'.
. v t-attle Du of Cornstalk Disease.
Rosalie, Neb., Nov. 15. (Special.)
f n ...... . r ..'
, vrcorge jDuauaert, living two miles
northwest of Rosalie, lost eleven head
f of cattle, within the last few days
. from a crnstalk disease. The veter
.,. inary called -seemed unable to state
.the nature of the disease. "v
- r Kheumatline and Monralgi. '
No better remedy for rheumatism and
aeuralgla than Sloan's Liniment, The first
application gives relief. Only SSo All drug
gists. Advertisement - I
Sutton and Neville
Tell What They Paid
v- To Run for Office
. V ' i ,
- (From t Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, , Nov. 15. (Special.) It
cost Edgar Howard, -of Columbus,
nothing to be elected lieutenant gov
ernor of Nebraska, although he ad
mits donating something to a news
paper fund for the promotion of dem
ocra'ic principles and something more
to the North Platte Young Men's
Democratic; club for the purpose of
imbibing democratic sentiments in
the minds of the young men of that
club, although the town went dry last
I cost Fred Beckmajin, republican
candidate for land contfnissioner,
$424.12; A. L. Sutton, republican can
didate for governor, $973; Dan Ste
phens, democratic candidate for con
gress, $362.38; Moses Kinkaid, repub
lican candidate for congress, $411.66;
Keith Neville, democratic candidate
for ogvernor, $1,134.50; Willis Reed,
democratic candidate, for attorney
general, $581. t ; . ,
' Board in Capital
(Prom -a Buff Correspondent.)
Washington, Nov. IS. (Special
Telegram.) With the . arrival today
of H. T. Clarke,, chairman, the entire
board of railway commissioner of
Nebraska is in. attendance upon the
annual meeting of railway commis
sioners now in session nnder the au
spices or ine interstate Commerce
commission. - va" , -.;
With Mr. Clarke, came Victor E.
WHson, the comissipner-eieet. '
i The other members of the com
mission from Nebraska in Washington
Tr v u f13" ana Taylor,
U. G. Powell, the rate expert of the
Commission, is also here.
ie .National Association of Rail
way Commissioners is called in ns.
sidef all matters of railway' legisla
tion, the iederal control of railway
'lva Bui3t oittic control, Deing one
pf the very 'vital things scheduled
for discussion. Nebraska is intensely
interested in this latter proposition,
because the schedule of railway rates
I'lymuiisaica oy ui rMeoraska com
mission has "been struck down by the
Interstate Commerce commission.
r viarke, tne chairman of the Ne-
i-ommission unti January 1
is a member of the rauL?.,"LJ'
m.ttee to present certain rcZr
"tions to the meeting tomorrow.
Without High Office
Prom a Stclt Correspondent.) " ,jr
Lincolnl Nov. IS.J-ts
Henry Clav Richmond will nrf K
c?".ilda,te 'or sP'er at this session
of Mie legislature, neither has he fig
ured on being private secretary and
confidential adviser to the new irov
ernor, Keithe Neyiile. . : , -;
Mr. Richmond IS fnr arm ,1.
good man, leaving himself to fight
for or against measures which may
come up, without the handicap of any
..'tangling alliances.-'. ' ' -- 13 '
Tekamah Methodists - . f
r. 4 Lay Cornerstone
Tekamah. Neh N, i r, e:.i
The Methodist people of Tekamah
yesterday laid the cornerstone of the
new cnurcn Building they are erect
ing. The Services of laying the stone
were in charge of the Masonic fra
ternity. ' Grand Master VJi nt
folk and Grand Marshal iTonner of
Pierce took part in the services. The
cornerstone was prepared by H. I.
VanNostrand of Tekamah and the
services were participated in by the
entire lodge oL-Masons in Tekamah,
the Tekamah-band and srhnnl chil
dren. During the services the stores
were closed and despite the-' cold
weather -a good crowd ' was present.
The Rev: John F. Poucher of Trin
ity Methodist church, Omaha, deliv
ered the address. It is expected that
tne new Building will cost complete
in the neiehborhood of $20,000. The
Rev. D.. W. MacGregor is pastor pf
i - in mi .
Legislature Will' Be Asked to
Pass Consolidation Law
This Winter, f
OPPOSITION TO THE FLAN
ELEPHONE 2020 DOUGLAS5
, (Prom a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Nov. 15. (Special.) The
coming legislative session of Nebraska
"is uu( oor wuiiour. its couaouuation
fight, notwithstanding it anoeared at
the last session that there was no
chance for more with the filial disposi
tion of the Omaha consolidation with
a victory for "Greater Omaha."
. Now it appears that Lincoln will
get into, the limelight with a proposi
tion to consolidate University Place,
College View. Bethany ,and Normal,
and perhaps Havelock, Lakeview arid
Burnham. All of 1hese towns, with
the exception of Burnham, are closely
associated by reason of street car
It is understood that there will be
no scheme for voting on the marter
by the inhabitants of the communities
interested, but that an -action of the
legislature will be all that is necessary.
If the Qreafer Lincoln proposition
carries, it will give the town popula
tion of probably 75,000. Opposition to
'ne plan is developing Here.
Mill and Hospital . :
For City of Hastings
Hastings. Neb.. Nov. 15. (Soecial
Telegram.) C. E. and P. E. Jackson,
of Downs, Kan., and Claude Curran,
ot Concordia, Kan, today completed
arrangements to erect a 750-barrel
flour mill here.
The machinery contract will be
awarded November' 5. It was also
announced today that a Catholic sis
terhood will erect a large hospital
ihere nex spring. ,It will be Hast-
ings third institution of the kind.
Buys Winning Ninety-
Dollar Bet for a Dollar!
Tnii.a Tit.. To ' XT.. 1C VC:.ll
Winnimr $90 on Wilson and- then
losing it on the early election returns
was uuc oi interesting pose aeveiop-j
melts of election davs in this ritv I
A well known vountr man had bet
$90 On general results. About mid
night of election day things looked
pretty blue for the head of the demo
cratic ticket and the young man re-1
maiKcu lie wuuiu sen out lor $i, j
prominent business man thought the
proposition looked like a arood one
ana took over tne apparently torteited
wage. ine - next- morning the
scenes were shifted and the odds of
nmety-to-one played the night be
fore looked good to the man who
had invested his dollar in a seemingly
Adopt This Habit
As Well As Men
Class of hot water aaeh morn
ing help us look ani feel
,t . . clean, Iwaet, frtih.
Neville Thanks Sutton
For His Good Wishes
North Platte. Neb.. Nov.' 15. fSne-
cial.) Keith Neville, democratic gov-erner-elect
of Nebraska, yesterday
sent the following letter to his late
opponent, Judge A. L. Sutton of Oma
na,- repuDiican candidate tor gover
nor, in reply to 'Judge Sutton s let
ter of congratulation and , good
wishes: : . s
North Platte, Neb., Nov. 14. 11. Hon.
A. U Sutton, Qmaha, Neb. My Dear Judge:
I beg to express my appreciation of your
letter of congratulations and good wishes
for a successful executive admtfiietratton. I
hope to enjoy the co-operation of yourself
and other good republicans throughout the
state, to- the end that my- administration
may be of the greatest benefit to etb peo
ple of Nebraska. With klndest personal
regards, I am, yours truly, -
IBlgneo.) HEIT1I NEVILLE.
Grand Island Y. M.C. A.
Is After New Members
Grand Island Mot, Hn. H CCn.
cial.) The Young ken's Christian
association of this city has initiated
a campaign for 500 new members,
and the same is now in full swing.
it was opened with a 'banquet, at
which Thomas McGowan nresided.
and District Judge-elect Paine and
Mayor Ryan were the ; principal
speakers. Sub-committees have-been
appointed and will report at a lunch
eon each day. The campaign is to
Happy, bright, .alert vigorous and
vivacious a good. clear skin; a nat
ural, rosy complexion and freedom
from illness are assured only by
clean, healthy blood. If only every
woman and likewise every man could
realize the wonders of the morning
inside bath, what a gratifying change
would take place. - ' ,
Instead of the thousands of sickly.
anaemic-looking men, women and
girls with pasty or muddy complex
ions; instead or tne multitudes ot
"nerve wrecks," "rundowns," "brain
fags" and pessimists we should see a
virile, optimistic throng of rosy-
cheeked people everywhere.
. An inside bath is had by drinking,
each morning betore breakfast, a
glass of real hot water with a tea-
spoonful of limestone phosphate in it
to wash from the stomach, liver, kid
neys and ten yards of bowels the pre
vious day s indigestible waste, sour
fermentations and poisons, thus
cleansing, sweetening and freshening
the entire alimentary canaj befyre
putting more food into the stomach.
1 hose subject to sick headache, bil
iousness; nasty breath, rheumatism,
colds; and particularly those who have
a pallid, sallow complexion and who
are , constipated very often are
urged to obtain a quarter pound of
limestone phosphate at the drug store.
which will cost- but a trifle but is
sufficient to demonstrate 'the quick
and remarkable change in both health
and appearance awaiting those who
practice internal sanitation. We must
remember that inside cleanliness is
more important - than outside, be
cause the skin does not absorb impur
ities to contaminate the blood, while
the pores of the thirty feet of bowels
contmue for ten days, ending Novcm-j prpyesit 25cat all druggists.
Piles and Fistula Cured
.Without Surgical Operation or Pain.
. No Chloroform or Ether given. Writ
- ten Guarantee Given in All Cases.
Pay When Cured. Car Fare Paid One
Way to Point Within 50 Mile of
Omaha. Patient must come, to the
office. Hundred of the Most Prominent People in Omaha
have been cured by- ; - -
DR. WILLIAM CREIGIITON MAXWELL
508-9-10 Omaha National Bank," 17th and Farnam St.
Phone Red 439Q. v '" , Hour: 9 to 12 and 2 to 5.
Will tell Japanasa
Fairy Tales in cos
tume on Thursday. .
Brine the children
land come yourself.
, ( Second Floor.
"L "Ml 'Ik - U,:lll,:Nl Jll1 lllllllll
SETS THE PACE .&&rgA(
; Story Telling
' For Children anJ
" Grown-Ups. ;
Each day - 2:15 to
3:15, and 4 to 6.
i ' Second Floor.
FOR CROWING OMAHA
Warm Winter "Wearables -Complete stocks
THIS is i comforting announcement. This storehas gone ahead with silent preparation,
while you have not even given thought to the weather. Now when the thermometer drops
away below freezing, the result of our foresight and preparation is manifest in complete
stocks of all wearables and comforts for cold days. .
Warmth) Comfort and Style
In These Fashionable Winter Coats
FOUR groups of Beautiful Coats for Thursday's selling. Made of warrrith-without-weight '
materials for the most part and such beautiful fabrics as Wool Velours, Bolivia Cloth, Novelties, etc.
These are coats that will serve you keep you warm and comfortable, in addition to presenting
X I ?jr vmou appecuatiivv. i nc prices are e.u einsiy muuerate. v
" , , tatf . -l - ' .
Big Full Boxy- Coats, with the srappy big- col
lars. Made of good heavy mixtures and chev
iots. All the good colorings. ,
. 1 "ai $19.00 ,
Smart Looking oats, with wide flared bot
toms. Cape collars, big cuffs', etc. Heavy Wool
Velours, Plushes, Mixtures, Etc. AH colors, in
women's and misses' sizes. , . - y, .
Beautiful New Models in Winter Coats, made
of lustrous Silk Plushes, Soft Wool Velours, Bo
livia Cheviots, Novelties, etc. Full and half
, belted ; wide flared and boxy types. Pretty col
ors. All sizes.
Wonderful Coat Values, in guaranteed' silk,
plushes, with large fur collars. Beaver Plush Col-'
lars and Borders. Guaranteed linings. Wide ,
flared bottoms, cape collars, deep cuffs, etc.
It Is Time Now
For the Warm, . Knit
i Underwear .
' WHEN Winter winds f
begin to blow, forcing,,
the thermometer down
b e 1 o w the freezing
point, undergarments "
with warmth as a spe- 1
cial recommend a t i o n
; make their own appeal.
Union Suits are best be
cause they' fit snugly
and feel comfortable
and we are offering the,
best ; of Union Suits. ;
priced, too. y
Women's Union Suits,
fine, medium and
fleeced cottons. All
lengths. $1.00 and '.
S1.25 values... ...85c
.Women's Mu n s i n g
' Union Suits, silk and
wool and part wool.
- Dutch, neck, elbow,
sleeves; high neck, long
sleeves; ankle lengths. .
5 and 6.. $1.98 .'
Women's Union Suits,!
medium and fleeced '
cottons'. All styles and i
sizes: Knee and ankle
styles and lengths. rrt
Reg. 75c values. . . ,50c
, Main Floor.
The" Newest Blouses
AN extra blouse or two means a verv effective ad
dition to every woman's wardrobe -it affords her a
great number of changes with the least outlay of
money. The blouses we offer for Thursday are very,
very modest in price and there is such wide variety that
every woman can find a style to please her fancy. ;
; New Crepe de Chine. and
Striped Taffeta Blouses
All good materials, in the latest models, :
$1.98 ., . -;Vy 1,
' Bargain Square Main Floor. , v
' y 2,500 New Blouses , "
Lace or embroidery trimmed models. Colors:
Black, Navy, Maize, White and Flesh. .". .... ,S1.98
Bargain Square, Main Floor.
, for, Winter ; .
; GOOD JUDGEMENT
to wear wool when Win
terv is in evidence all
; around. Good judg
ment also to ' come to
the store where com-
! plete stocks are dis-v
played Silk for those
.who cannot wear vfool.
Women's 1 Cashmere
Wool Hose, with high
spliced soles, heels and
toes. , Fine grade. '
Black and white.. 50c
Women's Fleeced and .
Wool Hose, 1 all sizes.
Black only. Double
heels , and toes. Extra
Nsizes.. - Spe-yy: ; -. .,
ciar Thursday . ... 25c
Woman's Fiber . Silk
Hose, black, white and
colors Also silk lisle, ,
Medium and heavy. 3
pairs for $1.00. hm -'
Each pair... , (V. ,35c
' Main Floor. 1
Mrs. Girard y
It Cirlnc Fraa Lassoas
in Knitting and Crocheting with
me r ieianer larns in Our Art
Needlework Stqre until Decern
ber 16. 1
KOK MEN -.
"Trustworthy" worthy of trust Shoes that
you can rely upon for comfort, for style, for long
wear and perfect satisfaction. And we' don'J have
to tell you that $4.00 is a low price to pay for
shoes such as these right now. ,
; vMade in all leathers: Black Kid, Tan, Russia
calf (light and dark shades),' Black Gun Metal
Calf. ' 15 different styles and 1ists to select from.
These shoes are made to suit every, man's ,
ideas. English flat lasts, medium round toes, as
well as more conservative styles for those who de
sire comfort. ; y ,
Lace, Button and Blucher Styles. ,
"s. . "
The Brandeis guarantee of satisfaction goes
with every pair. ..
Main Floor, Men's Store.. . .
The Comfort 'a Good Stove Radiates
Is Beyond Estimate These Days
MAKE your home cozy with prop
' er heat. , -j y.
Buy a stove that you can rely upon
Buy this "Laurel" because we know so
much about its merit that we recom
mend it unreservedly.
Of course(if you have a good heat
er and simplyfind that some places do
get, cold at times. when the north wind
blowsi try An Oil HeaterV-it can be
carried about from room to room and
make any place you desire warm and
'Laurel" Base Burners :
Although the price is lower than
the appearance of the stove would
indicate, true value was never more
emphasized than it is in this large
and beautiful specimen of stove
"Laurel" Base .Burners $50 & $55
Oak Heaters, up from.., .$4,95
. Oil Heaters
"Perfection" Oil Heaters, nickel
trimmed. Very special j. " .
Thursday, only. . .... .... ... $3.29
"Perfection" Oil Heaters, nicke!
trimmed. Very special, only 549
.': . Basement.
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