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Joe Goes to Excelsior Springs
for Best Under Orders'
of Physician. '
Because his injured arm and shoul
der have refused to mend quickly
Joe Slecher will be unable to wrestle
for at least six weeks and he may
find il necessary to cancel his engage
ment to joust with Ad Santel, alias
Adolph Ernst, in San Francisco Feb
ruary 22.
Stecher, in company with his bride
of less than a month and his newly
wedded brother, Anton, left Omaha
Wrinpsrlav niffhr fnr . F.Trrplninr
Spiings, Mo. Anton went on his
honeymoon trip, but Joe went upon
order of his physician, it is said.
Stecher is said to have suffered an
injury to his arm and shoulder in the
match with Cutler in .Chicago on
Thanksgiving day.. The injury was
further aggravated, it is averred, in
subsequent - tilts with Cyclone Bums
and one John Olin, disciple of S.
Lewis. .
The, other day Stecher in a mild
workout strained the damaged lum
ber again and his physician ordered
him to Excelsior Springs for more
Stecher, it has been frequently re
ported among Omaha wrestling fane,
intended to wrestle Charley Peters,
the, Papillion carpenter, and Earl Cad
dock, the Anita, la., flash, in Omaha
this winter, .but Joe's-buro -wing my!
cause -a delay in these engagements.
Topeka Club May Be : t
; , .'. Transferred to Pueblo
Lincoln, Jan. 4. John Savage, own
er of the Topeka franchise in the
Western Base Ball league, was in Lin
coln tonight conferring with Presi
dent penning oi me league on inc ad
visability of transferring the club
from Topeka to Pueblo, Colo. Savage
said action will be taken by commer.
cial bodies in Pueblo within a week
looking to acquiring a franchise,-and
if favorable- he will probably make the
change. If topeka people wish -to
retain the club, he said, he was willing
to sell, but would not himself remain
there another year. - .,
While in Lincoln Savage signed for
next season Lyman Lamb, a .local
semi-professional third baseman. He
also announced the sale to the .Mil-,
waukee club of the American associa
tion of George Cochran, veteran third
baseman of the Topeka club, arid
"Nick" Allen, catcher.
. r V ,
Admiral Knight Assigned .';
To Command Asiatic Fleet
Washington, Jan. 4. Read Admiral
Knight, head of the naval war col
lege, was designated by President
Wilson today to command the Asiatic
fleet, with rank of admiral. He suc
ceeds Admiral Winterhaller, who has
completed his tour of duty and is as
signed to duty with the generaj board.
Captain W. W. Sims, recently in com
mand of the dreadnought Nevada, will
become president of the war college.
It is understod he is one of six cap
tains recommended for promotion to
real admiral by the new selection
Three Wives Get Liberty
And Three Petitions Filed
The . day's grist in the Douglas
county divorce mill is as follows:
Petition filed:
Ruth B. Burch against William C. Burch,
cruelty alleged. -
Thomas H. Dearlnf against Lottie M.
Dearlng, desertion alleged.
Stella Shropshire against Frank Shrop
shire, desertion alleged,
Decree granted:
Bozena droits "from Charlen Orotte.
Clarlaa K. Wttgworlh from Henry P. Weg
worth. i
Shoe Downer from Eara Downer.
Omaha Consumers' League
To Fight Higher Prices
"Eggs have gone up 2 and 3 cents
a dozen and the price of butter has
advanced 2 cents. There is some
thing wrong and we surely will work
to lower the cost.
. With this declaration, Mrs. Vernon
C. Bennett, president of the Omaha
Consumers' league, announced a call
for a meeting to be held Friday aft'
ernoon at ' 3 o'clock in the council
chamber of the city hall.
Colonel W. F. Cody
Is Slightly Improved
Glenwood Springs, Colo.. Jan. 4.
The condition ot colonel William f.
Codv ("Buffalo Bill"), who arrived
here today from Denver, was im
proved slightly today, according to
nis pnysicians. coionei vouy stooa
the trip well and his relatives were
hopeful of his recovery.
Constipation and Hick Headache.
Dr. Kinase New Life Fills will relieve you
ef both. elsaa oat the bowole and make
ft teel fine. ISc All dnisslsU. Ady.
Sport Calendar Today
Antobmobile. Opening show f Milwaukee
Automobile Dealers' Amoc tattoo. t
Bowling: Annual toaituunent of Wiscon
sin Httate Pony Bowling Association opens
nt Milwaukee.
Boxing: Al Nelson against lo Demsrtee,
twelve rounds, mt Manchester, Pi. H. Dave
Deshler against Walter Butler, twelve
rounds, at Boetoni Tommy Robson against
Chick West, twelve ronntl, at Augusta, Me.t
Pal Moore attains t Young Holsberg, tea
rounds, nt Brooklyn.
Heavy Traveler on Capitol Hill
Hits Mail Wagon at Sev
enteenth Street.
Five persons we're seriously hurt
last night when a big traveler-sled on
which they coasted down Capitol ave
nue, from Twentieth street, crashed
into a United States mail wagon at
Seventeenth. - -
The victims:
Samuel Nadel. and 14. ot ISIS Capitol
avenue; at Ht Joseph'! hospital, suffering
from fractured skull and lacerations.
Laura Townsend. 8. ot 1813 Capitol ave
nue: at St. Joseph', hospital, sufferins
from fractured skull and Internal injuries.
Mrs. Uassl Petersen, 20, of 1818 Capitol
avenue; at St. Joseph's hospital; Internal
Ray Rltter. 1. ot ill North Eighteenth
street: slight bruises and cuts; taken home.
Oiier Kuhlman. if. - or zsa nortn nine
teenth street; cuts and bruises; taken home.
Kuhlman owned the sled and was
the steersman," On it were about
fourteen others, all of whom left the
scene after the accident except those
who were hurt
Accordine to L. H. Casev of Ben
son, who saw the accident, the sled
was the only one on the hill. When
it crossed Seventeenth street it was
traveling at the rate of at least forty
miles an hour, he said, me street
was dark and except tor the cheers
of the exhilarated coasters their pres
ence on the street was not known
until the accident occurred.
The driver of the mail wagon drove
off after the accident and despite po
lice efforts to locate him his identity
could not be learned. Police say that
coasters had been warned to stay off
Capitol avenue several times. Officer
Bob Heller warned the Kuhlman boy
only the night before, when his sled
narrowly missed crashing into an au
tomobile at nearly the exact spot
where the mail wagon crossed the
Little chanee was reported in the
conditions of the accident victims
when inquiry was made at St. Joseph's
hospital Thursday. Mrs. Peterson. was
reported somewhat' improved, while
Samuel Nadel and Laura Townsend
were said to be about the same.
Austin Collett Confers
With Government Heads
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Washington. Jan. 4. (Special Tele
gram.) Austin Collett, son-in-law of
Mavor Dahlman ot umaha, superin
tendent of public works in Santo Do
mingo, had a conterence with the
State department officials today rela
tive to conditions on the island. He
leaves shortly for his port, having
been on leave for soajie time.
Dies After Operation.
Geneva, Neb., Jan. 4. (Special.)
The news of the death of Jacob Bel
ter in a hospital in Lincoln yesterday,
was received here today. He had
lately undergone an operation for ap
pendicitis. He had been studying
medicine in Lincoln. He was 21 years
old. His home was in Hamilton pre
cinct. Warms Rattler Pets;
Are Cooked to' Death
He was only 18. It was senti
ment and a desire for a little ad
venture, he said, that caused him
to join Company A of the Fourth
Nebraska Guards. He never made
many friends among the boys on
the border, and so when he had
a little time to spare he usually
sat on the banks of the Rio
Grande, which flowed near the
camp at Llano Grande.
That's where Private O. P.
Farnsworth caught them, two
deadly, poisonous, diamond-backed
rattlesnakes, which were seeking
solitude, like himself. He had a
hard time, he admitted, to keep
them in a box and soothe their
vicious temper. But overtures in
the way of live frogs and bugs
finally won them over.
He brought them to Fort Crook.
Bessie and Mary he called them.
They suffered from the cold
weather. Yesterday he placed
them on a radiator to thaw out He
was called to help in the kitchen.
He came back in an hour and Bes
sie and Mary were dead. They
had been cooked to death.
Thirty Associates of Norfolk
Editor Bid Him Farewell
as Goes East.
Thirty men, newspaper men and
business men, associates or friends
of Norris A. Huse of the Norfolk
Daily News, gathered at the Hotel
Fontenelle last evening, where they
tendered Mr. Huse a farewell banquet
on the eve of his departure for New
York City, where he is to take up
his work as vice president of the
American Press Association and ad
vertising manager for that concern,
Mr. Huse has only recently accept
ed this new position in the east; has
severed his connections as editor .of
the Norfolk Daily News, and expects
to leave Saturday of this week for
New York.
Ross Hammond, editor of the Fre
mont Tribune, was toastmaster. With
his characteristic drollery he carried
the honors off well. C. D. Traphagen
of the Lincoln Journtl paid a tribute
to the guest of the evening and re
cited an optimistic poem, entitled,
"Say, Ain't It Fine Today?"
Gene Huse Speaks,
i Gene Huse, brother of Norris,
when called upon for an expression,
reviewed briefly the record of his fa
ther, who put in twenty-five years of
his life building up the business which
he left to. the two brothers. "When
I lost my father I lost my best and
greatest adviser," he said. "Now it
seems I am to lose the man who has
been my associate and adviser since
that time. I am proud of Norris,
proud of his ability, and am sure he
will make good in his new position
in New York. If in conducting the
paper alone in Norfolk I can win the
friendship and esteem of my asso
ciates as he has done, I shall feel that
I, too, have succeeded."
Al Galusha of McCook said he re
garded Mr. Huse as a sort of finished
product of the newspaper fraternity.
He declined to give him all credit
personally, for, he said, "his father
was one of the purest men that ever
lived." ' r
.;''' Huses Are Square.
Victor Rosewater said he felt sure
Mr. Huse would get a good grip on
things in New York and would make
good from the start "I have done
business with his father in the past
and I want to say that from his fa
ther to his brother, and uncles I
never did business with a squarer set
of men than the Huses."
Mr. Huse in responding declared it
is with reluctance that he leaves the
role of country publisher. "It was
only yesterday ' that Rainbolt over
there and myself planned to go to
the circus together,' when we arranged
that he should tie a strinst to his toe
and hartg the string out of the win
dow so that I might pull it to wake
him in the morning.
You did it, too, chimed in W. M.
Mr. Huse reviewed his earrv news-
Daoer exoeriences. especially as uni
versity correspondent for The Omaha
Bee, and then told his tnends tnat
he confidently expects to be homesick
in New York tor old Nebraska and
the associates he leaves behind.
The Guests.
Those present
H. C. -Losch. 1
J. R. Jamison.
L H. R. Roach.
N. A. Huse.
Eugene Huse.
II. B. Mllllken.
T. P. Bturgess.
A. W. Jefferla.
H. 1.. Swan.
Robert M. Mauler.
R. E. Harris.
H. V. Burkley.
C. H. Harding.
T. R. Porter. ,
Prank Anderson.
Nicholas Ress.
Joseph Onerfelder.
A. Galusha. .
R. R. Horth.
Ballard Dunn.
A. M. Walling.
P. L. Evans.
J. O. Goodwin.
J. B. Jones.
Oeorge Johnston.
Joe B. Redneld.
C. D. Traphagen. c
J. C. Seaerest.
Ross L. Hammond.
Val J. Peter,
E. V. Parrish.
C. C Rosewater.
Victor Rosewater.
T. W. McCullough.
W. M. Rainbolt.
C. P. Murphy.
Herbert Oooch.
Charles Towle.
A. V. Allen.
B. W. Huse.
W. 8. Bsslnaer.
Club Sends Condolence
To Northwall Family
Resolutions' of respeef and friend
shin for the late Theodore Gustav
orthwall, aiid expressions of sym-
gjawiy aim t.uiiuuibiii.K iui i lisutl,
who survive him were adopted by the
Noonday club at a meeting at the
Commercial club , today. Mr. North
wall was formerly president of the
Noonday club.
M. Enderstedt, lecturer and former
member of the Swedish parliament
who is hrOmaha to give an illustrated
lecture on "Sweden Just Now" at the
Swedish auditorium Friday night, ap
peared for a brief talk before the club.
An Aid to Digestion.
When you have a fullness and
weight in the stomach after eating
yon may know that you have eaten
too much, and should take one" of
Chamberlain's Tablets to aid your
digestion Advertisement
' I
Municipal Judges Installed to
Carry On Work of Muny Court
Want tA To Ira fSaoAa With A tit I
WU W V V V wwsa smv m
Fees to Make it a Poor
Man's Court.
George Holmes, C. W. Britt and
t E. Baldwin, new .... court
judges, were duly installed in the
presence of a large gathering of law
yers, city officials and friends. The
exercises .ere held in the ci'7 coun
cil chamber, Judge Sears of the dis
trict court serving as install)-" offi
cer and chairman of the occasion.
R. A. Van Orsdel, George Thum
mel and Guy Kiddoo of the Barrl.
ters' club arranged the function,
which was held with considerable
After Judge Sears administered the
City Hall Denizens Want More
Than They Can Spend
in Year. '
The city commissioners will begin
at the stroke of 10 this morning to
fix the budget for 1917. An analysis
of the 1 estimates prepared by the
various departments indicate that the
city hall folks wants $150,000 more
than they can spend during the year.
The task before the commissioners
will be to lop off $150,000. Each de
partment head is of the opinion that
the other fellow's estimate should be
lopped off first -
Many proposed increases of sal
aries are included in the increased es
timates. The mayor wants an increase
from $1,5.00 to $1,800 a year for his
secretary. The inspector of weights
and measures believes the H. C. of L.
warrants increase of his pay from
$1,200 to $1,800 a year, and his as
sistants from $1,000 and $900 to $1,200
each a year.
Planners Hodest.
The City Planning commission
comes in with a modest request for
$25,000. It is proposed to increase
the secretary of the commission from
$2,500 to $3,000 a year, add a stenog
rapher at $900 and engineer at $1,500
to the office force, employ three new
draughtsmen at $1,320, $1,080 and $960,
engage a special clerk for investiga
tion work at $1,200, set aside $8,000 for
special services of expert planners and
$2,500 for transportation and hotel ex
penses for the expert planners.
The estimate of the city engineering
department includes twenty-three
salary raises, beginning with En
gineer Bruce, $3,000 to $3,600, and
Assistant Engineer Beal, $2,100 to
$2,400. This department wants $7,000
more for increased salaries. Two
boilr inspectors want increases from
$1,200 to $1,500 and several members
of the building department are slated
for raises if the increased estimate of
that" department goes through. The
city electrician feels that an increase
from $2,000 to 02,250 would enable
him to successfully keep the wolf
from the door.
Hummel's Request
Commissioner Hummel will ask for
$100,000 for the park fund and $40,000
for recreation fund, increases of $10,
000 and $20,000, respectively, over
Commissioners Kugel and Withnell
are asking for the maximum amounts
fnr notice and fire denartments.
The following are a few compari
sons of amounts allowed tor ivio ana
asked for this year:
1SI7. 11
City hall maintaining I I3.4SS I2S.I1S
Public library 60.0M 0,0i
Municipal court 1S.6SO I.72S
Welfare board lR.noft 7, so
City Planning 16.000 7. sot
Building Inspector 10.S76 14. Sift
City electrician S.1I0 7,4H
Street cleaning S2.000 70.000
Street repair and grading... 42.000 31,000
Curb and gutter 10.000 40.000
Park 100.000 00.000
Reoreatlon , 40,000 20.000
Sewer maintaining ......... 14,030 IS. 000
Prison labor 11,000 11.000
Emergency hospital lo.m 7.
The city commissioners will have a
total ot 1,SW,0W to work with in
preparing the budget tor the year.
Not Quite Down and Out
Many a man feels that he is down
and out when as a matter of fact he
still has in him many years of good
service that can be brought out by
DroDcr treatment. Stomach trouble
often makes one despondent. It hits
him where he lives, saos his strength
and energy and makes him feel like
giving up. Give him a few doses of
Chamberlain's Tablets to improve his
digestion and invigorate his liver and
bowels, and in most cases recovery is
prompt and effectual, Advertisement.
5. 1917.
Drawn for
I'fcJ a a a.. . .
formal oath of office Acting Mavor
Butler spoke few words of felicita
tion, followed by Judge Wakeley,
Raymond Crossman and Judge Britt
"We will adhere to the motto of
our state, 'Equality before the law,'"
said Judge Britt, speaking for the
municipal court. He asked the moral
support of the community in making
the court all that was intended by its
founders. The judge referred to
needed legislation to make the muny
court more effective. A bill will be
introduced in the legislature provid
ing that litigants who are unable to
pay the fees shall be allowed to file
their cases without charge, making
the court in this case a poor man's
Judges Britt Holmes and Baldwin
will enter upon their work at once.
Permanent rooms will be assigned on
the second floor of the city hall
within a few weeks.
Ezra W. Palmer Says Jems
Was the Great Christian Sci
entist and Demonstrator.
Jesus Christ was the great Christian
Scientist because he was the great ex
ponent of the omnipotence of God
and of the' might of mind, Ezra W.
Palmer, C. S. B., of Denver, Colo.,
told his audience last night at the
First Church of Christ, Scientist,
Twenty-fourth and St. Mary's avenue,
where he lectured on "Christian Sci
ence; the Science of Omnipotent
"By reason of the sinless birth of
Christ Jesus and His sonshio with
the Father," said Mr. Palmer, "He
knew and expressed the will of God.
The religious systems of His day
claimed to teach the true worship of
God. But these systems produced no
results to prove their unity with the
Father. Jesus not only knew the
power of God He proved it by re
sults. He proved that what claimed to
be the real on the evidence of the cor
poreal senses was not real but illu
sion. He reversed the false claim that
matter has life, intelligence or power,
either to injure or bless mankind. The
false, carnal mentality which St. Paul
declared was "tnmity against God,"
Jesus stripped of all pretense and
characterized it as a liar and the
father of it." He never taught that
God created matter, or that God was
in any way responsible for sin, sick
ness or death. On the contrary, He
exposed the unreal basis of these
errors and destroyed them through
the might ot mind.
The Science of Mind.
'The Science of Mind, which Mrs.
Eddy taught is the science of know
ing truth. It is the science Jesus
meant when He said: 'Ye shall know
the truth, and the truth shall make
you free.' How can we know -the
truth except through thought? If we
can know truth only through thought,
then truth itself must have its source
in mind. The Scriptures teach us to
know God, to love Him, and to obey
Him. How can we follow these com
mands except through consciousness?
The Scriptures teach that man was
born of God, that all the marvels of
the universe were created by Him.
How are these marvels possible ex
cept we grant that God is supreme
fja j .L. . i. .
minur minu is inc source, inc origin
of all intelligence, all taw. all order.
Mind is life, the cerator of all the
manifestations of lite, and these mam
testations are the ideas of God.
Therefore, God and His creation
dwell in the heaven of mind."
Wickersham Speaker
At Omaha Club Dinner
George W. Wickersham, former
attorney general under President
Taft from 1909 to 1913, is to be the
Washington birthday banquet speaker
at the Omaha club the evening of
February 22. President E. M. Fair
field of the Omaha club received Mr,
Wickersham's acceptance of the in
vitation some time ago. Just what the
subject of his talk will be Mr. Fair
field does not et know. Mr. Wick
ersham told him before the election
in the fall that his subject might de
pend somewhat upon how the elec
tion went.
"Take it hot take
The Bee by George McManus1
Robert Burns Answers a Leap
Tear Proposal by Saying
He is Too Young.
By A. R. GROH.
It was a great responsibility that
we assumed when, last Thursday, we
advertised to tht. world tlie ,ia-ec of
a number of Omaha bachelors and
warned the ladies that only threetl
days morj were left in leap year.
Nor shall we shrink from our re
sponsibilities :. w that the answers
are coming in. We shall speak from
the plenitude i ' our wisdom and ad
vise these young hearts in their "af
faires du coeur."
Upon the wings of the mo . :.ig
and via the United States mails came
a letter to me from "Bob" Burns,
Omaha society man, social worker,
business man.
Mr. was one of the Vis
ion mentio d and be has received
a proposal. Naturally, most natu
rally, he r .shed to me for advice, his
young bachelor heart palpitating
with the .,eet emotion, of the gentle
His sister, Mrs. C T. Kountre, and
his brother, "Sam" Burns, are both
very hap' married, but he chose
me for his confidant Ah, beautiful
tribute! He enclosed the letter from
the lady in ir' - that I might give
the affair my full attention and bring
to bear upon it the gre. t 'fhf jf
Burns Too Young. ."
"Dear G .V the blushing i.r,
Burns palpitates ; in his letter, "Dear
Groh", (here '.oug and . emulous
on-laden dash, and then my
c. . ....uiiuci.t opens with a burst of
sentimental poetry), 'The course of
true love never run smooth, 1
am 34 and the lady who writes to me,
you will note, is' 41. Maybe I had
better take her, anyway.
"Robert T. Burns.
"P. S. I wrote her today and' told
her I was too young."
This is the lady's letter, which he
"Mr. Robert Burns, Omaha, Neb.
Dear Sir: I chanced to see a
writeun by A. R. Groh in The Omaha
Bee December 29. It may be you
would like to make my acquaintance.
I am a widow-by-law, 41 years old.
I should like to hear from you at an
early date. Sincerely." etc.
I have her full name before me, but
I shall not publish it. No, no! She
has trusted us with it and we shall
be worthy of that trust. She lives
in a Nebraska town which begins
with "C." That is all you shall
. Johnson Was Happy..
Mr, Bums has already given 4iis
answer, a reluctant and hesitating
"no," and so I don't see what more I
can do, I don't believe, however.
that a mere difference of seven years
in ages is an adequate objection, per
se. Samuel Johnson, the famous
Englishman of whom Boswell was the
biographer, married a widow twenty
years his senior and this marriage
was ideally happy.
You might go farther and fare
You can be converted
to admit
Advertising Facts
YOU will almost admit that nearly all success
ful merchants use -newspaper advertising:,
but you may be rather doubtful if advertising
will pay YOU.
IN other words, you admit the other fellow has
no more advantage than you have, inasmuch
as you can buy the same advertising space he can.
THEN why not follow the other fellow. What
pays him will pay you, providing, of course,
you have something worth while to offer.
The Omaha Daily Bee . .
" OmaAa's gnmtt mmrktt place " .
it cold take it from the bottle,
o 0
1 Ji.'
worse, Bob. I advise that you see the
widow and learn more of her person-
ality, her tastes, her appearance. SonK
women at 41, you know, are as young v
as soma, others at 30. "A woman ia r
as young as she looks, a man is as"
young as he feels."
Give this proposal careful thought'1'
Robert Proposals from the fair ones "'
don't come every day, you know, and'
it's three long years before another
leap. year, 1 .
Other Proposals. .
Many other proposals have come to
our blushing bachelors, all bearing
dates not later than December 31, so
as to come within the law in sncli -case
made and provided. One comes,
anonymously, from 405 West Wash-
ington avenue. Red Oak, la., and asks
for "a widower over 67 that has means"'
enough to support one in a nice sijr'""
roomed house." j
1 am told that some of our Omaha;
bachelors are kept busy several hours
a day penning letters which, for some' .
reason, they don't want to dictate to
their stenographers.
I shall continue to be their Bestride"'
Fairfax. Bring your problems to mt.'w
gentle bachelors.' All I ask in return'''
is a welcome at your happy fireside's' m
when I am old and lonely.
U. S. Rubber Co. Goes Out
1 Of the Retail BusinesCv
The name of the Omaha Rubber; -company
has just become a thing of' '
the past and this company at 1608- '
Harney street now operates) under the
name of the United States Rubbej
company Omaha branch. ,
William McAdam, president of tluv ,
local company, has just returned from
the annual meeting of all the managV.'y'
ers Of the branch houses of the United;,
States Rubber company, held in New
York Gty. The matter of the change '
in name of the Omaha company and -j,
certain changes in policy were threes
decided upon. r
The Omaha Rubber company has
for four years been a branch of the -United
States Rubber compan.
Along with the decision to chantre
the name and thus indicate definitely r
the relation between the local concern"!
and the United States Rubber com-"
pany, goes also a decision to abandon '
the retail department of the locar
plant . ,
This, together with the change ill,,
the name, became effective January 1
At the same time the sales force was'
enlarged by four men, making now.
thirty salesmen in all on the road for
th is branch. "V
"By abandoning our retail depart-
ment we have enlarged the scope far
taking care of the dealers," said Presi
dent McAdam. -
The changes were not accompanied- '
by any transfer of stock in the cam- "
pany. There will be no change in the ""
management of the local plant.
Buick Car Stolen
New five-passenger Buick, 1917
model, automobile stolen from
Sioux Falls. Frame number,
292192; motor number, 290567.
New tires in front, old tires and
chains behind. Dealer's number,
277: So. Dak. 1916 behind. Twenty-five
dollars reward for recov
ery of car and same for arrest
of thief. Phone or wire,
nina years old."