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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 2, 1916)
THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY,
Opportunity Given the Omaha
Public to Make Profitable
Investment at Home.
AND IT GIVES SATISFACTION
By A. R. GROH.
Here is another opportunity (or
you to make a profitable investment
in an Omaha enterprise. It ts an
investment that pays big dividends
and an investment that you cannot
lose. It is as safe as government
bAbouf$U,250 of the $20,000 offered
for subscription has already been
taken up by shrewd investors. 5o,
don't delay too long. .
The attractive investment which I
have recommended is the budget of
the Young Women's Christian asso
ciation. The sum of $20,000 is now
being raised for it. The "Y. W., of
course, is very largely self-supporting
But its activities are so wide
and it charges are so small that a
few thousands must be raised each
year to make both ends meet.
Dollar a Year.
You can readily see why there is
need to solicit some funds when you
remember that a membership in the
"Y. W." costs only $1 year. It is
made so low in order that no girl or
woman will be kept out because of a
prohibitive fee. This $1 entitles the
member to all privileges, such as id
mission to entertainments, discount
in cafe and cafeteria, use of library,
entrance to all educational classes on
payment of smaW fees, use of bathing
pool for small fee, registration in
employment and boarding house di
rectory, membership in clubs, admis
sion to summer home in the country
at low rates, use of the reception,
rest, reading and writing rooms of
The public baths are open to non
members at IS cents. Members are
charged only 10 cents for fifteen ad
missions for the small sum of $1.
Runt Summer Horn.
The association's employment and
boarding house directory gets posi
tions for young women and refers
them to respectable boarding houses.
The association keeps a secretary at
the Union station all the time to
help girls who come to the city. All
summer the association's summer
home at Bennington is open, where
members can have an inexpensive
' The educational department has a
staff of eleven teachers, all experts.
Here, too, the fees are much below
cost. For example, an English gram
mar course for foreign girls is given
at 50 cents for fifteen lessons. The
beginning and advanced English
courses tor foreign girls are given
with no fee at all. In French and
German a course of fifteen lessons is
given at $J. A home nursing course
of fifteen lessons costs but $3.
Domestic science, domestic art, mil
linery, physical education classes are
all taught by expert! at very small
cost to members. , !
Various clubs are conducted. There
arc six "campfire" groups off high
school girls. The Central Friendship
club, the Clover club, several grade
school clubs, Business Women's club,
clubs (or the girls in some of the
stores and factories all these are
manifestations of the far-reading
work of the association which surely
have a wonderful power for good
among the girls and young women
of the city. ,
. Mrs. J. P. Lord is chairman of th
campaign for $20,000. Mrs. Palmer
Findley, Mrs. W. A. Willard, Mrs.
W. E. Rhoadea and Miss Grace Od
die arc captains of teams
It is an absolutely safe investment,
as stated before, and the dividends in
satisfaction and good feeling are re
ceived by investors, not just yearly or
quarterly, out aatiy. ,
Omaha Man to Head the
. Kansas Division, of U. P.
J. P. Carey is appointed superm-
tcuuciih ui uiv vmun ratine, wiin
headquarters at Kansas Uty, suc
ceeding R. L. Davia. resiined. Mr.
Carey for aeveral years was assistant
superintendent ot the Nebraska divi
sion, with headauartera here. Some
months ago he was transferred to the
St Joe & Grand Island road as su
perintendent, in which position he
was serving at the time of being
transferred back to the Union Pa
cific, in charge of the Kansas divi-
- sion. .
Carey is an Omaha boy, bora and
reared here. and. thoaeh but about 35
years of age, he haa been with theJ
Union racihe practically all his life.
Omaha Boy Director of
Cudahy Packing Company
Another Omaha boy has come to
the fore in the business world. Harry
F. Wilkins, who is one of two new
directora named to serve on the di
rectorate of the Cudahy Packing com'
pany, is an old resident of this city.
He has been with the Cudahv con
cern since before he donned long
trousers and has held many responsi
ble positions, including Chicago man
ager and them superintendent of the
branch houses, -Mr.
Wilkins and wife are in Omaha
for the Thanksgiving holidays. They
are visiting Mrs. wilkins mother.
. Mrs. frank Lolpetzer.
OMAHA BOYS MAKE
NEW DEATH ENGINE
John Brotherton and William
Campen, College Students,
Invent a Shell Hurler.
RUNS ON STEAM POWER
Oakland Livery Barn
' Is Destroyed by Fire
Oakland. Neb., Dei. 1. (Special.)
The Oakland livery barn burned to
the ground last night. It was an old
building and there was no chance to
save any horses, buggies or harness.
The building was owned bv Herman
Tonjes of Scribner and was insured
for $1,200. Pete McLain, the livery
man, lost all nis equipment, and Clar
ence Carlson, a farmer, lost a valuable
driving team, and John Mum, another
larmer, a horse and buggy.
And Wife Gets Divorce
On the grounds that her husband
threatened her Mrs. Bessie McKeegan
was granted a divorce trom Kay Me
. tveegan. - - c
rd atarrrt Irrtukur imautatMf
. Tour llv.r to th eatm. Clan out pour
' Wilw Kltk Dr. Klnr's New Lit Pills.
. You will (Ml fiu. tic All SpuiiI.U
Two Omaha boys, John Brother
ton and William Campen, have in
vented a machine for projecting shells
by means of steam instead of powder.
The boys began to work on the de
vice when takiig physics at the
Omaha Central High school in 1914.
Since that time Brotherton has been
working on the machine at the Uni
versity of Chicago, while Campen
worked at the University of Omaha.
Brotherton came home for Thanksgiv
ing and the young inventors compared
notes, finding that both reached the
same conclusion in different labora
This machine utilizes the 6team in
steam turbine and thus develops a
great amount of centrifical force. The
shell to be projected would be rotat
ed by means of the turbine. When the
desired speed is developed the shell
is automatically released and made to
pass through a special groove which
will transform the centrifical energy
into forward energy.
Experiment in Cellar.
The machine has been made in
miniature and is oDerated in Cam-
pen's cellar, the Omaha laboratory of
the students. The device will throw
the shells a distance of from two to
three miles when made in its normal
site. Ihe boys realize mat it couiu
not be used for long distance can
nonading, but they are confident that
for short range work it would oe less
expensive to operate. They point out
that it saltpeter should run oui war.
the machine could be used in its place.
The initial power need not be steam.
It could be electricity or gas.
The name of the machine is "The
Brotherton-Campen Turbine Gun."
The boys have taken the necessary
steps to patent tne device, i ney nave
written to the United States govern
men asking it to investigate their in
vention and to see if it could be used
Van Engle Sues
'For Fifty Thousand
Fiftv thousand dollars is the sum
asked from the Omaha & Council
Bluffs Street Railway company by
August Van Engle in a suit for dam
ages filed Friday. The complainant
alleges that a street car hit the horse
and wagon he was driving September
U, mo, it i nirty-eigntn ana turn
ing streets. As a result of the acci
dent Van Engle says he has suffered
- Were Hungry Lot
Thieves continued their raids on
E. P. O'Donald, 5306 North Six
teenth, reported the loss of six chick
ens, but two turkey at this place
were not molested.
J. B. Downing, 2010 Spring street,
lost tight chickens.
Five cases of whisky were stolen
from the saloon of Lewis Antonio,
1113 South Sixth street.
Mrs. J. Madden. 1923 Leavenworth
street, reported the loss of a complete
new outfit of Thanksgiving garments,
which were taken from her lodgings.
ihe spent $s tor tne new togs.
Omaha is Building
Bigger Houses Now
Omaha is building fewer but bigger
and better houses, according to fig
ures for the month of November, 1916,
compared with the corresponding
month of the last year, according to
the records ot tne city building de
Tht November record of the cur
rent year shows that ninety permits
wera issued to erect buildines whose
tout value is $726,105. In November
, i n ' . .. ,
last year ioo permits were 'issued jor
building whose value was $656,075.
In all ot 1913 there were 241 per
mits issued and in the eleven months
of tht present year the number totals
1,365. But the value of this year's
buildings are $6,304,428, while all of
last year s structures totaled in value
Uni of Omaha Professor
Finds Cheap Extracter
Prof. Leland Lewis, head of the
chemistry department of the Univer
sity of Omaha, has been' working on
a fat extracter for some time and
last Wednesday announced to his
classes in food chemistry that the de
vice was in working order. It is
simple and inexpensive. Those in use
now cost anywhere trom 13 to siu,
while the new ones costs about 40
cents. The principle is the same,
that of using ether, and the results are
very accurate. A number of the ap
parati may be seen working in the
university s chemistry laboratory.
Eluded Police for Six
Months, but is Caught
Six months ago Carmelo Bruce,
1522 South Fifth street, cut Lucia
Seoto at 1251 South Thirteenth
street. Yesterday, after eluding the
Eolice for months, he was discovered
y Officer A. C. Anderson and ar
rested. He is held for trial.
Man Confesses Burglaries,
But Can't Find Places
Ed Lewis of Kansas City, arrested
on a charge of vagrancy by the Oma
ha authorities, has confessed to ac
complishing aeveral recent breaking
and entering jobs. He is being held
for investigation, as so far he has been
unable to locate the places he robbed.
Man Gets Ninety Days
For Conduct Toward Girl
Floyd Buckner, 2667 Dodge street,
arrested for unbecoming conduct to
ward the daughter ot Mrs. Pauline
Douglas of the same address, was sen
tenced to ninety days when arraigned
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brandeis Stores I Children! Here &
Special Opening Sale
In all our years of specializing in Hand
kerchiefs, we do not believe that we have
shown so large, nor so well selected a
stock as we show this season.
Men's and Woman's Handkerchiefs,
in plain, embroidered comer and ini
tials. Fine quality, many worth to 10c,
Silk Handk.rchi.fi, in crepes; hem
stitched borders; fancy ailk embroidered
corners. Over 50 styles to select from. Regularly worth to 36c, spe
cial, each ' 15eJ
Men's and Women's All Pure Linen Handkerchiefs, some hand-embroidered
corners, others plain hemstitched. Worth to 20c, each, 12
Women's Fine Sheer Linen Handkerchiefs, with fancy hand-embroidery.
Plain white and colored borders; also initials.
Men's All Pure Linen Handkerchiefs, with Longfellow initials, in
white or colors. Very good quality
Choice for 25c
Children's Handkerchiefs, initials and colored figures. 3 4n fancy
box, for 154
Women's Fancy Embroidered Corner Handkerchiefs, 3 in fancy
box, for 254
Men's and Women's Initial Handkerchiefs, colored and white letters.
Very special, 3 in fancy box, for 504
Men's and Women's All-Linen Handkerchief s, ' extra good quality.
Some have 3, others 4 in fancy box, for $1.00
Man's and Women's Finest Imported Irish Linen Handkerchiefs, in
sheer and cambric linen. All initials. 6 in fancy box, at 91,50
Fancy boxes supplied with all Handkerchiefs.
Values that are ' many
times this. And, re
member, that this de
partment is famed for
its chic, smart Milli-
, nery. Absolutely with
out reserve, 6n Saturday we shall sell all the Trimmed
Hats at $5.00 each. '
In Our Second Floor
Gold and Silver Hatst
Flexible Flyer Sleds; self
steering, with chrome steel
grooved runners. The hand
somest and most durable
sled on the market. We are
the agents in Omaha for
Flexible Flyers. Prices from
$2.50 to $6.00.
Full line of
Wicker Doll Car
riages, ranging in
Every Child Who Cornea Here Saturday
WELL, Old Santa has made this his really, truly hei
brought his Toyland Castle, too the Castle tl
Basement Toyland. With wheels whirring, horns tool
be the busiest, biggest, jolliest and best Toyland in toi
, Despite the fact that conditions in Europe threi
ever, this great organization, with its many tributaries
assemblage of Toys never equaled in the history of
possible. Read and see.
Kid Body Imp't'd Dolls From Germany
The Famous Kestner make ana also
Don't forget that these will probably be
the last Imported Dolls to be sold here for
many months, and perhaps years and also
that hundreds vof little girls will be disap
pointed after this stock is sold. Do not let
your little girl be one of these.
We shall place on sale on Saturday hun
dreds of these Imported Dolls get your
Here Are Some of the Dolls
. Fine White Kid, Hip-Jointed Dolls that open and
shut their eyes. Beautiful mohair wigs, shoes and
stockings; 21 inches high. If sold in the regular way
it would bring $2.50. We say for Saturday. .$1.50
23- inch Kid Dolls, at $1.98,
24- inch Kid Dolls, at $2.50
26-inch Kid Dolls, at.' $2.98
We have a full line of the famous Shoenhut ALL
WOOL DOLLS, that you have seen advertised in the
Ladies' Home Journal and Saturday Evening Post.
The largest line of American made Character
Dolls, such as Baby Bumps, Campbell Kids, etc, at
25c, 49c, 98c and $1.25.
A Very Specii
This Rattan Furni
ture is made by hand
in China and is one of
the first shipments to
come to the United
States. This furni
ture is exceptionally
well made and finished.
Dimensions are-- Chairs, J
wide ; table, 6 inches ffisrii and
inches high and 9 inchowji
This Wonderful Coat
Women's White Jop8-in. Lace Shoes
. On Sale Here Saturday- $395 Pair
, Vamps of Havana Brown, Burnt Ivory, Tobacco Brown
and Dawn Gray Kid. Light soles and wood covered and
leather Louis heels. This is a special purchase, and so, in
stead of paying $7.00 and $9.00 for them, as you would if
we bought them in the regular way, we say, $3.95 a pair.
Yours to share and save. ' '
An Immense Purchase--,
Fancy Leather Goods F or Gifts
Two Entire Sample Line bought from Herman Scheuer &
Son, New York.
At About Half Price
Toilet Traveling Rolls
Manicure Sets Medicine Cases
Collar Bags Leather Jewel Cases, Etc.
The price on these good have increased greatly, but
we have an immense stock of them, which we can sell at
about half the regular price.
A Few Items to Give You an Idea.
$1.00 Leather Collar B.f. 50c aild 69 C
$4.00 Flasks, cut glass, entirely bound with seal leather, screw nickel
tap with a collapsible nickel drinking cup, which also fc QQ
screws on top pi.i70
Others at All Prices:
Men's Sots, solid leather case, tan leather lined;
all sewn edges. Containing 1 Pair Military Brushes,
1 Cloth Brush, 1 Hat Brush, 1 Casa for Shaving
Stick, 1 Badger Hair Lather Brush in Caso, 1
Tooth Powder Bottlo, 1 Tooth and Nail Brush In
Cut Class BottU, 1 Comb, 1 Mirror and span for
GilUtta Safety Raior. $11.00 seta for. . . .$5.50
Man's Sets, solid leather and tan leather lined
case, sewn edges. Containing 1 Pair Ebony Mili
tary Brushes, 1 Ebony Soap Box, t Badger Shaving
Brush in Case, 1 Casa for Sharing Stick, 1 Tooth
Powdar Bottlo, t Ebony Caso Containing Tooth
Brush, 1 Strap for Holding Safety Raaor, 1 Hand
Mirror. An $8.00 set for $4.50
Men's Sets, solid leather case, tan leather lined;
all sewn edges. Containing Ebony Military, Cloth
and Hat Brushes, Comb, Sharing Soap Case, Badger
Hair Lather Brush in Casa, and Mirror. A $7.00
eat for $3.98
Woman's Sets, genuine turtle ebony fittings,
real leather case with tan moire silk lining. Con
taining Manicure and Cuticle Scissors, Cuticle
Knife, Powder Box, Tooth Powder Holder, Nickel
Soap Box, Hat Brush, Button Hook, Nail File, Buf
for, Hair Brush all finest natural ebony. Comb and
Cut Glass Bottle, Bottle with Tooth Bruih. $16.00
t tat , $8.08
Women's Sets, black leatherette case, moire
lined. All sewn edges. Containing Hair Brush, Cloth
Brush, Hat Brush,' Soap Box, Nail File, Cuticle Scis
sors, Cuticle Knife, Glass Caso with Tooth Brush,
Mirror and a Nickel Casa for Hair Pins. Regular
$6.00 values, at $2.88
$6.00 Ebony Military Brushes, in leather cases.
Sale price $2.98
$8.00 Sets, at $3.98
Dozens of Wonderful Manicure Sets, at Half Price
- These are wonderful bargains and make very desirable Christmas gifts.
Jewelry Department. Main Floor.
A RECENT purchase from a New York manufacturer
for style, at prices that are truly astonishing.
The actual sketches of the garments which we sb
but their charm and fascination you will only fully realiz
The prices the lowest we have quoted this season o e
And every coat in the lot worth double and more than da
consequently there will be no duplicates of these. Every gari
and the large cape collars. The fabrics are the most desirabli
iots, Kerseys, Novelties, etc. '
. Every Good Color in Ht
A Monster Purchase of Gji
From a New York Mam
300 Coats for girls from 6 to 14 years, worth up to $12.50 at '
$5.00 and $6.50 Ef
Every good fabric and style. Heavy chinchillas, Velours, Ch
vets, Plushes, etc. Made with the wide, full cut; with and witho
Pretty trimming combinations and every good color.
Girls' Wool Serge
Value to $16.50
We have a small assortment of
navy serge Peter Thompson dresses
for girls 8 to 15 years of age. Choice
Saturday for $8.98.
Junior and Girls' Ta'i
Just 15 smart, pretty tail
" years of age, in several smart
ials. To be closed out at Hajf
$15.00 Suits for
$19.00 Suits for.....,
$22.50 Suits for d
$25.00 Suits for.
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