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THE BEE: OMAHA. SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1917
-IN SHOOTING AFFRAY
Charles Meyers Uses Onn On
Gilbert Baker, Eeal Es
MEYERS GIRL IS IKVOLVED
Charles S. Meyers, 4552 Franklin
street, walked into Harper Brothers'
real estate office on the tenth florfr
of the City National bank building
and shot Gilbert C. Baker, an em
ploye there, because Baker refused to
quit his courtship of Meyer's young
daughter, Dorothy. Baker is in the
Ford hospital with a bullet lodged in
each of his legs just above the knee.
Meyers walked down to the police
station and gave himself up.
According to Meyers, Baker has a
wife and child, but persistently paid
attention to Dorothv Meyers, despite
i warnings. Meyers says Baker lured
his daughter away from home two
months ago and induced her to take
an apartment downtown. At the
time his daughter left tiome, Meyers
says, he told his story to Chief of
Police Dunn, who summoned Baker
and made him promise that he would
stop calling oir Miss Meyers, but
Meyers says Baker ignored that
promise. . ,
Meyers is an employe of the Union
Pacific railroad passenger depart
ment. His daughter is 19 years old
and was a telephone operator. Baker
lives at 2224 Pratt street. Officials at
Ford hospital say his condition is not
Meyers was released on bail of
$5,000 furnished by George Forgan,
president of the Forgan Investment
Kinney Tries to Dissolve
Court Restraining Order
The efforts of John F. Kinney,
Minneapolis business man, who is
trying to regain possesssion of three
minor children, now in the custody
of the mother, Mary E. Kinney, em
ployed as a bookkeeper in an Omaha
grocery store, were advanced in dis
trict court on an entirely new angle
when his attorneys filed a motion to
dissolve the temporary restraining
order of his former wife.
Kinney originally brought a ha
beas corpus action requiring Mrs.
Kinney r6 appear before Judge Scars
with the three children. He alleged
that when they were divorced in the
Hennepin county (Minnesota) court,
he was granted custody of the chil
dren. Mrs. Kinney recently fjled a
petition for divorce here, setting forth
that her former husband obtained his
decreee by fraud. She then got the
In the father's latest action he as
serts that the restraining order is
contrary to law, contrary to the con
stitution of the state of Nebraska and
contrary to the constitution of the
United States, and that the court is
without jurisdiction to enjoin .and re
strain him from applying, on' behalf
of his children, for a writ of habeas
Omaha Art Gild Will
Exhibit for Two Weeks
Works of Omaha artists, members
of the Omaha Art Gild, will be ex
hibited for two weeks, beginning Sat
urday"; at the Milton Darling galler
ies, 2030 Farnam street. The exhibit
is under the patronage of the Omaha
Society of Fine Arts, members of
which will serve as hostesses through
out the exhibit.
The art collection, numbering forty
three canvases, is shown free to the
public. Sunday the galleries will be
open from 2-to 6 o'clock. Included in
the collection will be works of George
Barker, jr.; Olive Barker, H. A. Gus
tav Berk, Ruth 'Felt, Elizabeth Fer
guson, Charles M. Fuchs, R. F. Gil
der, Dorothy Hall, Rosa Harris, Au
gusta Knight, Cordelia Johnson, Jen
nie Lichnovsky, Doane Powell, Mrs.
Arthur Pinto, Lillian Rudersdorf,
Pamela Sylvester, Alice I.. Troxell,
J. Lawrie Wallace, Kdwin Truman
and Gertrude M. Young.
Seven Wives Start Suits
To Free Marriage Bonds
Seven petitions filed and two de
crees granted was the day's grist in
the Douglas county divorce mill. The
following wives started proceedings
to free themselves from alleged un
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cruMly ami misconduct alleged. Waage In
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Dot Un Margaret Wilmnt against HriKt
Kdwarrt Wtlinot ; nnnsupport alleged.
Kvelyn Zark against Kdgar O. Hack; non
Hannlne Paulsen against Morris Chria
l'aulsen; cruelty alleged.
Anna Edghlll against Hugh N. Edghlll;
Sufde Pago against John A. Fage ; non
Decrees were awarded two wives,
ftulda Bolton from Harry Biggs Bolton.
Marie Kray from Carl Kray.
and loss of hair
In every package of Resinol Ointment
and Resinol Soap there is given a sim
ple, inexpensive treatment tliat will
almost always stop dandruff and scalp
itching, and keep the hair thick, live
and lustrous. Ioctors have prescribed
Hesinol for over twenty ears.
ItMlnnl Ointment and Resinrtl Soap re sold byll!
rirugguu. Try llirm for skit trvttMei, tm.
Free Tickets for
Bringing Up Father
Will Be Furnished
One admission will he given to
each lady having a copy of The
Omaha Bee when the young lady
calls at her house.
"Bringing up Father in Politics."
which comes to the Boyd theater,
starting with the usual Sunday mat
inee, is all new. Jiggs Mahoney.
who made all his money in the con
tracting business, is elected to con
gress through no fault of his own.
but by the efforts of his ambitious
wife. At first he is opposed to en
tering politics, but finally he gives
his consent. In his speech of ac
ceptance, when everyone expects him
to praise his wife fot her untiring
efforts in his, behalf,' he speaks dis
paragingly on woman suit-age and
the gentie sex in general. He is
finally elected and goes to Washing
ton where he is a source of murh
embarrassment to his wife and many
The company is a large one, with
a large chorus of handsomely-gowned
girls. Danny Simmons will be seen
in the role of Jiggs Mahoney.
When the young lady calls at your
home and asks to see The Bee. show
it to her and the will present you
with one ticket which can be ex
changed at the box office at the Boyd
theater for Monday or Tuesday night
of the engagement of "Bringing up
Painters Run Uncle Sam's
Men Out of Their Offices
Painters and decorators swooped
down on the third floor of the federal
building and promptly upset all the
machinery of half the offices on the
United States Marshal Flynn and
his corps of deputy sleuths were
fired summarily from Iheir sanctum
and forced to use the corridor as an
office. Dave Dickinson, in the I'nilcd
States attorney's office, had to move
his desks into Commissioner Mc
Laughlin's room. Clerk of the Court
Hoyt was given hut a few moments
to cover up his precious records br
tore the decorators invaded his of
fice. A merry wag breezed into the build
ing to find the forlorn Flynn sitting
dejectedly on one of the corridor
benches. "At last," be cried, ''Tommy
Flynn is without an office."
How to Cnr. lta.
Avoid ipour. and draft., Kat mht.
Take Dr Klna N.w ni.rov.ry It kill!
and d..troy. lh. fold imi. All drunclal."
Abuses Wife, Hired
Girl, Nurse and the
Kiddies; Gets Jail
Found guilty in police court M hav
ing abused his wife, Claude Collier,
j I.L'l South Twenty-second Street, was
I sentenced to fifteen days in jail. Col
i lier was arrested by Policeman Bitter,
who charges that Collier returned
j home drunk, chased the hired girl,
j nurse and children from the house
'and then abused his wife, who had
'just recovered from a serious illness.
Claude Perkins Bound
Over on Gambling Charge
Claude Perkins, Arcade hotel, failed
lo "help" a four-card flush in police
court when he appeared in answer to
a charge that he is a "common gam
bler" and as a result he was bound
over to the district court under bonds
in the sum of $1,000.
M. J. MeCarty, proprietor of a sa
loon at Sixth and Pierce streets, who
alleges Perkins "miked" him out of
$.'5(1 in a draw poker contest with the
aid of a confederate, appeared against
him. MeCarty was out of luck in the
first .contest, but in police court he
held a foil house.
Now for the Best Men's Day
In An Entire Year
Here Are Savings that Are
Now We Offer the Entire High-Grade Clothing Stock
of the PEASE BROTHERS COMPANY fg
at Prices that Will Compel Interest
Messrs J.L. Brands-is t Sons,
Your offer for the entire Clothing Stook
of the Posse Brothers Co, Is accepted. We have
decided to devote our entire tine In the future
to the selling of Hats and Furnishings.
Yery truly yours.
Pease Brothers Company,"
When "Charley Black" closed up his store on
16th street, where he had been for 16 years (pe
culiar co-inejdence), and announced that he had
taken over the business of the Pease Brothers Com
pany, he stated that he would devote his entire
time and energy in the future to the selling of high
grade Men's Furnishings and Hats and conse
quently we made him an offer for his entire stock
of high grade Men's Clothing, 90 of which was
of the sterling
The letter to the left tells the balance of the
story but we have this to add "Charley Black"
has been a credit to this business community and
we feel that he is entitled to a boost, not only from
us, but from every man who has ever had occasion to trade with
him. So heres for success in your new venture, "Charley Black,"
and a sincere wish that your good friends will "make a beaten
path to your door."
Now For This Great Sale on Saturday
Pease Bros.' $50 Suits . . . $25.00
Pease Bros.' $45 Suits.. . . $22.50
Pease Bros.' $40 'Suits ... . $20.00
Pease Bros.' $35 Suits ... $17.50
Pease Bros.' $30 Suits . . . $15.00
Pease Bros.' $25 Suits ... $12.50
Pease Bros.' $20 Suits ; .. . . $10.00
Full Dress and Tuxedo Suits
Pease Bros.' $40 Suits . . . $20.00
Pease Bros.' $35 Suits . . . $17.50
Pease Bros.' $30 Suits . . . $15.00
Hirsch-Wickwire Clothing is known
everywhere for its sterling goodness, and
when we obtained this stock we knew we
wouldn't have to talk quality, but simply
variety and price.
We will start the sale with Short Box Coats,
Form Fitting Coats for men and young men.
Conservative Chesterfield models, Ulsters and
Great Coats; Shawl Collar, Chinchilla and As
trachan Collar Coats; Convertible Collar and
Cravanetted Coats; Fancy Black Coats; Finest
Cheviots and Scotch Mixtures from Hawick,
Scotland. Coats for dress wear of Meltons.
In the Suits there are the much to be desired
Pinch Backs and all other good styles in a wonderful
variety of the best materials, weaves and colorings.
Pease Bros.' $50 Overcoats . $25.00
Pease Bros.' $45 Overcoats . $22.50
Pease Bros.' $40 Overcoats . $20.00
Pease Bros.' $35 Overcoats .'$17.50
Pease Bros.' $30 Overcoats .'. $15.00
Pease Bros.' $25 Overcoats . $12.50
Pease Bros.' $20 Overcoats . $10.00
Silk Mixed Worsteds, Cassimeres and Tweeds, also a
group of Golf Pants in the lot.
Pease Brothers $5.00, $6.00 and $7.50 Trousers,
at $3.50, $4.00 and $5.00
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Hats and Caps
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Your unrestricted choice of any Man's Hat in our en
tire stock (except Stetsons), but including:
All our famous $3.00 Mayo Hats gEJ
All our $2.00 and $2.50 Hats. 25
All our Austrian Velour Hats, silk lined. OC
$3.50 and $5.00 values ' P1.40
All our fine $2.50 and $3.00 Cloth Hats. . j 5
All the $6.00 Silk and Opera Hats j 5
Men's Winter Caps. OQ
Values up to 65c, at. . OIC
Men's Winter Caps, in corduroy, fancy mixtures, etc.,
with inside bands. Values up to 65c, all in one big
lot, at 39c.
All the Boys' . on N
Winter Head wear ewJC
Your unrestricted choice of all the Boys'- and Chil
dren's Winter Headwear, Saturday, in ne big lot.
Conditions favor good
skating for some time.
Take advantage of this
Men's and Boys' Screw Clamp,
Good, Serviceable Skates, per
pair, at 40t
Ladies' and Girls' Screw
Clamp Skates, with good lea
ther straps, pair 75
All the Men's and Ladies' $1.50,
$1.75 and $2.00 Skates, Satur
day, at 81.25
Men's Fine Worsted Jerseys,
in plain and fancy stripes
worth $3.00, Saturday, SI. 98
Main Floor Men'. Bldg.
And they are you bet they
are the best moderate priced
Shoes we know of we carry
full lines of them 15 different
styles and at the price we ask
you simply cannot match them
Main Floor, Men's Building.
Our Annual January Clearance Sale
of Men's Furnishings
Brings opportunities to save unsurpassed
at any time during the year.
Men's Shirts, at 85c
1 50 dozen of these, in fine Corded Madras, Satin Stripe
Soisettes, Percales, fancy Corded Repps, etoi, both laun
dered and soft cuffs, in dozens of neat and novel patterns;
every Shirt in this lot is a desirable one and there is enough
variety to suit every taste. Sizes 14 to 18.
Men's Webber Sweater Coats, $4.98
And these have been selling in regular stock
at $6.00, $7.50 and $8.50. Big, warm, comfort
able models, some with rough neck, some V-neck.
Plain colors and fancy combinations. Just the
thing for outdoor wear and sports. Heavy rope
stitch weaves: also some Angora wools and fine
Men's Sweater Coats, $2.49
3fp dozen wool and worsted Sweater Coats.
These have been selling right here at $3.98 and
Men's Union Suits, at 69c
Heavy ribbed cotton and fleeced Union Suits,
closed crotch, ribbed ankles and cuffs to fit
snugly; in the regular way they sell for $1,00.
All sizes, 34 to 46.
Dr. Jaeger's Imported Underwear, $2.49
The average price of these is $5.00 a gar
ment. Dr: Jaeger's Sanitary Health Underwear
is known everywhere, and physicians endorse it
unreservedly. It is the acme of comfort and
satisfaction. We cannot get any more, and so
the stock that we have we offer at this remark
ably low price.
Now for a Big Tie Sale, at 69c
We have taken every one of the Dollar Ties
and will sell them here on Saturday at 69c. All
styles and patterns, in stripes and neat figures,
many shown here exclusively; made up in large
open end four-in-hands with "slip-easy" bands
they are so good that you will surely buy half a
Main Floor, Men's Building.
Men's Flannel Shirts, 95c
Blue, gray and brown flannel Shirts, medium
and heavy weights; some have been selling here
for as much as $1.98. Not all sizes in each col
or, but every size in the lot. Exceptional values
for men who need heavy shirts for outdoor work.
$1.39, $1.50 and $2.00 Neckwear, at 95c
Including a generous lot of the imported Ties
that we offered here at Christmas time. These
are made of pure silks, in patterns that you do
not find outside of very exclusive specialty
shops. You cannot buy better ties at $1.50
and at 95c you never bought as good a tic.
Men's Four-in-Hand Ties, 19c
50 dozen Men's Silk Four-in-Hand Ties, 29c
and 39c values, at 19c. Variety of patterns and
Men's Silk Half Hose, 21c
There are some "seconds" in this lot, also some
very fine quality Fiber Silk; plain colors and
Men's Kid Gloves, at 55c,
Cape Suedes and Kids. Mostly small sizes,
which accounts for the little price. Sizes from
7 to 8 mostly. Grays, tans and blacks.
Men's Xuto Gloves, $1.98
20 dozen fine quality Automobile Gloves, lined
and unlined. Gauntlet style. These have been
selling in our regular stock at $2.98 and $4.98,
and rather than carry them over to next season,
we say $1.98. t
Men's Suspenders, 21c Pair '
Lisle web suspenders, cut full length and
made of good elastic material; double stitched;
good leather ends that will give long service.
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