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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1917.
REAL ESTATE IMPROVED
TH ORBATBST GAIN tl.?ll
la paid want-ad. .vsr mad bjr anr
Omaha paper, ia tba raoord of TBS
OMAHA BBB far
BEST RESULT S LOWEST RATI .
FIVE rooms, new, oak finish., fully deco
rated, all modern, etc., 2,7&a; $;o8v cash,
balance monthly. Golfs. 188s.' '
HOUSES In all parte ot the city.
CRKIOH. SON a Ofi.. ,08 Be Bids.
NEW bnnralowt also s-r.. and fardelling:
your terms aad price; inv. with 1490, rent.
3 hns Icoet 8.00), S2.500. P. 8107.
Pine location, east front, paved street.
6 rooms, hardwood floors and finish, close
to school and car. A bargain at 13,00..
Easy terms. Call owner, .tying. 1782.
' " ""'West
Best Lot West
On '6th At. nbout 200 (et north of
Dodge at., t Ikrga lot on a: terrae of -2
feet, 60xll ft., only 91,100. Th beat
tmrffain we know of, Act Quickly. .h
Harrison & Morten,
, Omaha Nat. BHk gHSgi
h THE GREAT K9T GAIN .TI
- Id paid want-ad over made by any
- Omaha paper, ta the record of THB
OMAHA BEG for It 18. -
BK8T RESULTS LOWEST BJLjTS)
AFTER looking at Ul.NNE LUHA. 308 dif
ferent buyers decided thai U wu the best
'.' propoaltfoi. , on the market and they
hacked their judgment by buying lota.
IF YOU Will come out today you will
undentasd why the other are buying.
CHARLES W. MARTIN & CO.,
742 Omaha Nat. Bank Bldg. Tyler 187.
One oi the choice lota in the addition.
size 42x128, aaat front, and on the ear
line. Price 7t0; terms no cash and
47.50 per month.
G. A. GRIMMEL,
849 Oma. Nat. Bank Bldg. Phone D. ISIS.
TWO dandy aoutb front lota. N. B. corner
S2d and Lafayette Ave. Montclaxa Addl
tlon. Phone Harney liti.
REAL ESI Alt B'ness Pr'pty
, SEE US
. 1 SOB
A. P. TUKEV & SON.
IIS first National Bank Bids.
I7I.0S, Income It per oent, one year old
vary ftne location; mortgage .16, 90S and
will accept 810,040 In trade; balanoe
cash or negotiable papers.
CAUC1MB ft CO.
Douglas U18, City Nat'l Bank Bldg.
Wat COI.KAX, ;"
70S KevMn- Bide Ooug ,178
perfect tot for building mercantile house
or garage or oil stallon. Main car line.
REAL ESTATE Investments
HOME UUILDUKS announce, that Non
partlclpating Uuaranteod 1 per cent pre
tarred aharea will be issued wuen all par
ticipating preferred shares now on band
are sxnauatea, mui particulars oy man.
AMERICAN BECUHl'X'T CUMPAMY.
Pia. Agents, Omaha.
REAL ESTATE To Exchange
i WANT I trade vo new. ainall houses In
Omaha for acreage, n r stoma good tows,
( In either Iowa or Nebraaka. N? -"wild
uortW' or rarifled air considered. H. H.
Randall, 48U Popple ton Ave., Umaha,
b'OH (fiX OH AN QIC Building and machinery
for cenwnt block factory and oiimii resi
dence adjoining, 142 feet of Uackage. Will
take good Nebraaka land. Adtiruae 132
North llth Street. 1. dcoIq, Nebraska.
. HAV1S two 160-acre farms and one 80-aore
farm, eastern Nebraaka, to trade for city
..property. v ; -.,,. . -
AKCHEFt REALTY CO.,
, ' , 580 Brandels Bldg,
HAVE good b-room bouae. east front, lot
ivxlil, snruiwry, rr it trees and " lawn,
also three vacant lota wbtcb 1 wish to
apply on Omaha residence. Benson jUJ-W.
' Jp'UK TKAJJtr Buameas lot In Council
Bluffs .t Kcid car. Aiau a Maxwell apo
dal for ford car. . Paul asydow, am
. Braudew Bldg Ooug 6 ill.
WE have some good homea and rental prop
ertles (or Neb. or lewa land. Edward F.
wllllama Co., Uraana Nat l Bank Bldg.
iUAlI.i9 4 yii,ia iiiAiJIlo. '
i-'arms, Caitie, kiu.uvUva, Wew ApartUMUta,
(flats, etc. ABBOTT, 4 Patteraoo Block.'
FINE, 160, Dorthorr Florida, snap, for
autoa, tots or whtr owner, oouaa 4iW.
Raacb specialist, sell or trade ranches for
city property, rrania, ft.e uranaeis mat,
.REAL llAilir bubiarban
AUilJvAUU. AHL ttittALL. 'UdUi.
A lino tial wiuua leu nine radiua oi
llth Mtid raruam. buiua spsmjUm bargains
OEOKti-Bi J. WALUttj, 114 h.eellu BlUg
20 ACRES IMPROVED
17 ACRES NOW IN CROPS.
No crops to put In.
8 acres In grapes.
9 acres In asparagus.
1 acre under poultry fencing.
M-room House, furnace,
ii-room bunk house.
Barn and garage
.Price only $500 per acre. Call Tyler 60
and ask for Mr. Alan vl lie.
HASTINGS & HEYDEN,
1614 HARNEY STREET,
DlAiVi lOUH tHJMH. U iSOaXlOOAi
BUY THIS LOT.
616.00 down and 61S.UU per aiusthi Pno
1200.00; size, 6m us; located on Locust
St., between Clark and Burnoam, sot car
from school ano cat Una Uau 1. v right.
He . e, umaoa.
oiiViiKAL iota, puuamg restriction. 88,
600.0(1 Adjomiisfe Happy Hollow Circia
14UU.00 to $1,000.00.
W L 8ELBY t aUNH, Uopg 1616
A DUNaJt-sU io( baiiialii, iia scbuul aud car
line. Write Box Sain, Bee.
' IHul) ACRE,, acreage sold, 8 tracts left: at
$800, Last chance Call Ne tba way. Pm.
We have a large nuutoer ot awti aouaa
with 2 to 4 rooms, ranging la rlos from
tiiOo to 61,200. ob full sisod ois, wbioh
usn sell at your own torn s.
SOUTH OMAHA IN VWTM M'L OOl.
'iii M. 24th St. Pbon South U4
Well improved. Will tal-' good bunga
low aa part payment
8. P. BUST WICK . SON,
Ul'yler 1604. - . IW9 Bss Bldg.
REAL ESTATE- -Other Cities
I HAVE for sale a n absr of good dweiU
lugs, also some bt mess property. We
htive a good farp tig country od our
tuwn Is growing; ome and look it over
.1 iid help us boo James Walton, Fort
i- W A k k
WANTED 4, and 8-roomed bouses that
can be sold a $100 cash, baiauus 816 per
month; t " 4 complete description first
W. F KNAM SMITH & CO.,
13 UO F ism. Tel. Doug. 1064,
LIST y- t 6 and 8-room houses with us
WO dLL THEM. OSBORNE REALTY
CO. JOUg. 1474,
C09 to us with your reai 'argains.
El KRU F WILLIAMS CO. Duug. 420.
ti - v'E customers for several 6 or 7 -room
: 'oujea',, , .ar.y " G- F Stebblna
OR SALE See F. D. Wead. 310 S. lath St.
Real Estate. Loans.- Mortgages.
CITY and farm loan promptly made, liateti
6. b and par ceuL ueaaonabM oom
UNITED STATES TRUST CO..
VUS Sooth 17th. Omaha. Neb.
THE GKEATB8T GAIN M.TSI
Id paid want-ads evar made by any
' Omaha paper la - the word of THE
OMAHA BEE for 1111
-: BUST RfaitSULTl LOWEST RATS.
i PER CENT to 6 per cent on best class city
residences In amount ta,v0o up; also
farm loans- Reasonable commission.
PETERS TRUST CO., IHtt Farnam St
$4,000 MORTGAGE bearing t per cent seml-
ann. t secured by properly values at 11,
0U. Taimage-Loomls Inv. Co., W. O. W.
6HOPEN & CO.. PRIVATE MONET.
OMAHA homes, East Nebraaka farms.
O'KEEFIS REAL ESTATE CO..
101C Omaba Nat'l. Phone Doug. S71&.
atQNKY ti loan on Improved farms and
ranches. We also buy good farm msrt
gages. Eloka Inv. Co.. Omaha.
RELIABLE Insurance. Bee O1 Nell's Real
Sstate and Insurance Agency, Zit Bran
dels Theater. TeL Tyler 1924.
. MONEY on hand for city and
farm loans. ' H. W. Binder, City
'? National Bank Bldg.
9 MONEY HARRISON & MORTON,
0 1 Omaha Nat'l. Bank Bldg.
FARM and city loans, (V-fitt ar t 6 per cent.
W. H. Thomas, Keellne Bldg. Doug. 1648.
"WORLD REALTY CQ.. 'Su;gw"
REAL ESTATE loans, 6 per cent
D. a BUCK & CO.. 912 Omaha Nat Bnk
CITY andfa"mi" loans, lowest rates.
E. H- LOUGEB. Inc. US Kaolins Bldg.
CITY and farm loans, 6. Ett and 8 per cent
J H Dutnonl A Co.. 41ti Keeline Bldg
$100 to $.0,000 made promptly, F D. Wead,
Wead Bldg., 18tb and Farnam Sts.
Abstracts of Title.
T Tltla. Guarantee and Abstract Co.
JVCIA sot. S. 11th St., ground door.
Bonded by Mass. Bonding and Ins. Co
REED ABSTRACT CO., oldest aba tract of-
nce in tseorasaa. ze orannev t cBitir
GALLAGHER & NELSON,
Represent prompt pay insurance com
panies S44 Braodels Bids., Omaba. Neb
i rttiVl AiMU Ai-ri LA1XD6
PALM BEACH COUNTY We have the
record crop truck, garden and citrus fruit
land in the United States. Buy land on
easy terms from A. Parsons A Son. 662
Brandels Bldg Phone Douglas 7846.
Note A personally conducted excursion
to the Sunny South leaves Omaha Jaoo
arv 16: already some of Omaha's leading
business men have Joined us. Make your
RAISE ALFALFA IN FLORIDA (Natal
Ha; ) this winter. ' First catting, SO days;
$60 to $80 annually on $66 land. 626
Pai m Blk Walnut t&87 (evenings,
20 A. ORANGE and grapefruit land, near
Fort Myers, Lee county, Florida. Address
owner, 803 No. 36th St.
SMALL MISSOURI FARM 610 cash and $6
monthly: no Interest or taxes; highly pro
ductive lard; close to t big marke ta.
Writs tor photographs and full Informa
tion. Munger. A-116. N. Y Ufa Bids
Kanaaa City. Mo.
GREAT BARGAINS IS down. $6 monthly,
buys 40 acrea, good fruit and poultry land,
near town, southern Missouri. - Price,
only $200. Address Box 808, Excelsior
Springs, Mo. - '
"Why do you sell your land if
two-fifths of the crop will pay for
the land in two years ?" This
is a question that is constantly
The answer is: "We have' more land
' than we can possibly raise money with
which to buy machinery and pay hired
: help to Work and put into producing order.
We find that we will make more money
to sell this land off to you in small tracts
and get you to paying In your payment
with which money we buy up-to-date ma
chinery and seed and pay hired help to
put large acreage under cultivation, de
riving our benefits and profits from our
three-fifths share of a large harvest each
year, than we could possibly make in hold
ing the land and just farming small tracts
of it. which we are able to farm with
our limited capital." Instead of organising
a company and selling blocks, of stock to
men who have large capital, we detdd
' to make It "The People's" association.
An association of "The People," by "The
People," for "The People."
It la an opportunity for the wage
earner. It Is an opportunity for the man
. who hasn't enough money to buy a farm
and move upon if, buy homes, machin
ery, build a home,1 etc. Many a man who
today owns a farm of his own and rents
it, would be mighty glad to have this
association farm his farm for him. We
do not do this, but we do farm the farm
we sell you and farm it under the best
plan and the best system to bring forth
the best crops.
Come in and get one of our books and
then get a contract on one or more tracts
right away so as to get in on Uie 1017
crop4 Only a limited number will be
contracted for work this year.
The Hungerford Potato Growers'
Opposite the Auditorium.
16th and Howard Sts. Phone Douglas 6271.
FOR SALE OR RENT 320-acre farm In
Nance county. Nebr.; about 40 A. alfalfa.
60 A. in wh""t. 120 A. pasture, bal. t.i
niit in cron. This farm is all good soil,
partly rolling, good improvements and
well located: 6 miles from town. Mi mile
from school and church. Vice, 690.00
tier acre, in easy terms. If not sold soon
it Is for rent. T. M lvstf Fuller. on.
640 seres choice wheat land, in fine lo
cation; good 6-room bouse, barn 82x46,
good water supply; 880 acres plowed. 200
acres fall wheat, which goes with place:
39 acres alfalfa, fenced hog-tight; land
well fenced and oreas-fenced; near school.
Prices 626 per acre, cash, balance at
6 per cent.
J. H, CAMPBELL & SON,
' V Kimball. Neb.
WE FARM the farm we sell you. The Hun
gerford Potato uro""era abbu., a.o-uywr-tlvs
Potato Farming. 16tb and Howard
Sts.. opporne Auauornun.
WET iand made dry enough for crops or
trsct too large or too wet. Guarantee
Dra Inage Co.. uakianu, weo.
"777771 ti i i L. lUal tarn hnrlv hls-h BTmAn
medium pneeu tana iu n-wi vwj
little t money rpuHireu. jji uicf , i-
bach. Neb "
CAN sell or exchange any land you have to
otter C. J. Cansn, McCague Bldg.
j 000-A FARM tor sale or trade. D. 6767.
A. W Tolaod Co.. 448 flee Bldg.
TV. S. FRANKS Real estate, east Texas
lands. 2"! Neville ma. uougiaa avv.
40 ACRES fairly level, 6 cultivated, balance
oak Umber; house, barn; borders take.
Price, $C00; $200 cash. Tom O' Mason,
1-ARM LArtU WANTED
RANCHES and Farm Lands bought, sold
and excoangeu. d. a. nu n. u. wrai
gomery ... - ,
fCULTRY AND PET STOCK
STOCK wanted from thoroughbred Belgian
hares; must be thoroughbred. Answer H.
W. Goll, yon lamoun, iMeo.
DAMAGED screenings, 81.60 a hundred. A
W Wagner, soi w- isin.
FINE Boston bull pups for sale, $16.06, Call
Horses Live Stock Vehicles
wagon and harnesn for sate.
quire Vomweg Grocery, lid and Leaven-
LI SINGER IMPLEMENT 'CO., Omaha,
htava 4iut renaivad a sunn I v nt Oiu11 )u iinar
" G U A RAN T E E D T I R ES.
We make one new tire from the old
GUARANTEED 3,000 MILES.
We Buy and Sell
USED CARS TIRES AUTO PARTS.
Live agent, wanted. U you are a (Ma
tter writ, for our agency proposition.
2 IN 1 VULCANIZING CO..
ill Davenport St.. Omaha.
AUTO CLEARING HOUSE
110, farnam St Dowgtas SSI.
181. Cbvrolet touring lies
1811 UupmobU. "88," sacrifice.
1814 Tord 17i
11. Saaon 3u
THB GREATEST OAUJ M.I8I
In paid want-ada avwr mad. by en
Omaha paper, la th. record of TUE
OMAHA 3KH for 118.
BEST RE8ULT8 UJWEST RATE,
Cash rebate on your auto loan ran os pol
ley If yon car is equipped with
Phone Douglas 317 864 Brandels Bldg.
s.o.s. motor co. H8rs
2406 Leavenworth. and
Fireproof storage. 66 per month. Day and
night aeiv.ee. Phone Tyler TH.
1 Hupp 62 roadster. 6826.
1 t-paasenger Franklin, 61H.
' 1 single cylinder motorcycle, $26.
TELL 4 BINKLET.
2318 Harney Bt Douglas 1646.
FOR SALE Electric coups, in good snaps,
at a bargain: lust the winter car for
town use. National Electric Supply Co..
CouncU Bluffs, la.
CROSSTOWN Garage, 616 S 24th. D, 44.
Ne'w Ford wheela, rear $160, front 61.60
ea.. Stewart vacuum system, $6; other
bargains. Motorcycle presto taup, full. $4.
FOR SALE Owing to my leaving city., my
1116 Overland coupe Is for sale, cheap,
cash or payments. Address Apt. 807, New
WE will trade you a new Ford tot four
INDUSTRIAL OARAGF CO.,
20th and Harney. . Douglas 6251.
USED CARS AT REAL PRICES.
C W. FRANCIS AUTO 'CO
Douglas 866. 2216-16 Farnam St,
FIRST reasonable cash offer takee my 1616
Maxwell touring oar, Just like new. Call
Tyler 1I6 arter s p. m.
ONE Whits Thirty touring car. One one
ton Federal truck. .Nebraska Y'hlU) Co.,
2417 Farnam Bt,
F"h SALE My ,1916 Overland touring, Just
overhauled and roOnlshed. Must sacrifice,
as leaving city. Call P. 6661 after 4 p. m.
RlvBUlLT high and low tension magnetoes.
magneto pa ta or magneto repairs. Mat
tox, 1426 South 16th. Tyler 1116-J.
BALL and roller bearings, all makes of cars,
good as new at half the price. Mattoi.
1426 South !6th. Tyler 1116-J. .
BEKT8CHY "Kan-Flx-It." Soutneast cor
ner 30th and Harney Sts - Douglas ttti.
Auto Liver- ant1 Garages.
EXPERT auto repairing, "service car al
ways ready," . Omaha Garage. 6016 Har-
n-v 8t Tyler ss
Auto Repairing and Painting.
$100 reward for magneto we can't repair
Coils repaired Baysdorrer, zis N. mn
NEB. Auto Radiator Repair Service. Sod
prices right. 216 s. mth. u. 78u.
Motorcycles and Bicycles
HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLES Bsr-
galna In used machines, victor ftoos. "roe
Motorcycle atari.'' ?708 Leavenworth.
PILES, FItJTULA ; . .,
. . .Dr. O. R. Tarry cures piles, fistula aad
other rectal dlaeases without Hirglca!
operation. Cnr. guaranteed and mi money
oald until oared,. 'Write for boon- , on ree
tal disease, with testimonials. Dlt E. R.
TABRY. 24. Bee Bldg Omaha. Neh ) '
' 7 'M.?4
THE Salvation Army Industrial home so
licits your old clothing, furniture, maga
zines. We collect. We distribute, Plum
Doug. 4126 and our wagon will call. Call
and Inspect our new home, .1119-1112-1114
TUB OR LATEST GAIN 68,718
Omaha paper, Is the record of TUG
OMAHA BEE tor 1616.
BEST BEtoULTS -LOWEST RATE
iUSS LARSON Baths, (fnassage and manl-
instltute, 1606 Harney St. U. 70S7. . Open
venings sd .Sundays- . -, ... ,
Sulphur, tam and euvayyptus baths for
cnronic aistasea; exp. attenount lor laates
and gentlemen 4Uat-l Hose Bldg. Ty. Hit.
RUPiUKE buccesafuily treated without a
surgical operation. Call or writs ur
Frank H. Vray, 6U6 Boe Bldg.
OMAHA'S MKN'S SPECIALIST.
21b CRoUNSE .BLK. uPPOiilTB P. O. sust.
HlL'S Kb LILLY AND GOULU Bath, mas
sage Uaz Karnain St. Phdne Doug:S41
MISS NASH. BRUGMAN. scientific musaeus-
and tialhs. 203 . Korbach ,Blk. Red 2727.
LVeVCaT wIliBSTKRr iimssage and maul
curing. 618 Paxton Blk. Red 2400. '
SCIENTIFIC ntatia.gw. tu'O Be HKlg. PQoo
MIS8GILK, mass., chlrop'ody. 1222 Farnam
Manicuring and mass. 1632 Farnam. Rm. 19.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS
Fred Armbruet and wife to Charlotte
1.. P. Selver. Twflnty-second street,
165 feet north of Clark atrfrst, west
Bide, 33x140 12,200
Edith Bacon and husband to Charles
W. atartln, Sisteoenlh . street, 144
feet north of Central boulevard,
west side, 9.X127 1
Roy U Alley and wife to Floyd N.
Osborne. Tweniy-eignin avenue,
feet south of Fort Omaha avenue,
Home Real Estate company to Charles
D. Birkett, northwest earner Deca
tur and Military avenue, Irregular
piece - 2
George C. Flaok to Floyd V. Stafford.
Saratoga street, 1BU Teet west of
Twenty-eighth avenue, north side, 40 ,
Oeorge C. Flaok to Herbert B. Rich-.
ter, Saratoga street, ib reel west
of Twenty-soventh street,1 north side,
Stewarts Resume Fight
Over Payment of Alimony
The alimony fight of the Stewarts
has been resumed in Judge Sears'
court, Louis L. E.' Sttwart, presi
dent of the Stewart Investment com
pany and wealthy realty man, claim
ing that he has already settled a large
income upon his wife. Nettie B. Stew
art,; who is suing him for divorce.
Mrs. Stewart asks for $30,000 alimony.
In the original divorce suit Mrs.
Stewart alleged that her husband left
her, and he claimed she left him. .
City Settles Damage '
Suit of Elmer Kaplan
The city council authorized City
Solicitor Fleharty to settle with El
mer Kaplin for $800, in connection
with a suit tor JIU.UOU personal dam
ages brought against the city.
Scientists Find Substitutes for
Saltpeter, Alumnitram and
BMW TEA FROM B SERIES
(OorrvapoBdsnos of Th. Associated Pres..)
Berlin, Jan. J. The extent to
which substittitea and imitations arc
rampnt in Germany today form one
of the most interesting subjects of
the now seasonable reviews. The
"crsati" the Germain word for sub
stitute is now common not oqly in
the line of foodstuff, but in the chem
ical industry, textiles and metals.
Though from time to time indications
of this change in German life have
become known abroad, there have
lately appeared interesting summaries
which afford a sharper focus on the
situation. Some of the items in this
development, under their respective
heads, are as follows:
Saltpeter: Before the war Ger
many imported annually $40,000,000
worth of saltpeter." for agricnltural
and ammtmition) purposes, "mainly
from Chile, and all of' this regular
supply was lost at the outset, of the
war. Today countless factories in
Germany are manufacturing saltpeter,
whereas befo-e the war there were
only a few such experimental estab
lishments, and Germany is now able
not only to supply the increased
amount of saltpeter necessary for am
munition, but also has been able to
furnish all that is necessary for fer
' Aluminum: Before the war the sup
ply of bauxite for the manufacture of
aluminum had been imported from
France, and the ratting off of this
supply led German scientists to dis
cover a process of aluminum manu
facture by electricity from ordinary
Mineral oils: Chemical experts in
the German coal fields have discov
ered new wiys of extracting oils from
their coal, partly relieving the serious
condition resulting from the cutting
off of mineral oil imports which, in
1913. amount to no less than $277,-
000.000. , .
- Rubber:, Germany lost practically
all of its imports of rubber, and to
offset this shortage it has substituted
steel for rubber in innumerable cases
where rubber had been used purely
tor its elasticity, further, the per
fection of the submarine merchant
ship made it possible to bring in
enough new rubber to mix with the
old in the creation of a regenerated
or synthetic rubber. The supply of
this has been developed until now it
is said to be sufficient to last for an
other eight months.
Graphite: Ceylon was the exclu
sive source of supply of graphite used
in , Germany before the war. because
the Ceylon graphite was 99 per cent
pure. Since the beginning of the war
Germany has been "dependent entirely
upon the inferior Bavarian graphite,
but German chemists have been able
to find a process by which the Bavar
ian article can be purified to a 97 per
Rosin: Supplies of this had come
exclusively trom America and France,
but Greman chemists have now be
come able to produce all that is
needed from the German forests, or
are able.to use as a substitute for
rosin the byproducts of wood ami
Paper as Cloth.
- Textiles: Paper has been adapted
in innumerable instances to serve foV
cloth. By using protoxide or sodium,
sulphite cellulose1 and paper, a very
durable and satisfactory thread has
been evolved, which, in turn, lends it
self to the creation of sacks and bags,
girdles, doilies, apron S working gar
ments, wrapping cloth and thread and
string. The inventors have discovered
a way to give the "paper-cloth" great
resistance to dampness. Cellulose has
been found to lend itself to the pro
duction of gun .cotton when combined
with other chemicals, and nettles have
proved themselves to be the source
of cotton batting, thread, yarn, ccjlor
inf? and even feed stuffs. Dresses and
other clothes are being manufactured
out of artificial cotton and wool, a:
they sometimes were in peace times
liven tile reeds that grow on tht
banks of lakes and ponds are bcin
used to make artificial cloths.
Copper; Almost the only "tinsiib-
stitutablc" substance has been copper,
but there lias been found to lie plenty
of that on hand in German industrial
plants and elsewhere. In place of the
copper thus taken by the government
there have been installed aluminum
and zinc, out of which wires and nlcn-
sils of various, sorts have been
fashioned, with perfect success In
addition zinc has been found to do
just as well as copper in the manu
facture of a score of articles in every
day use, and is a good substitute
also for brass and bronze. Iron and
steel also substitute satisfactorily in
dozens of other cases, and are now
largely used in installing apparatus of
all kinds, in place of rubber, copper
and brass. Zinc and aluminum and
zinced iron find their use now in
switchboards and the like in place of
marble or slate.
Foodstuffs: Imitations have played
almost if not quite as large a part
as substitutes for foodstuffs of which
a shortage has been created by the
war. Many of the limitations are of
doubtful nutritious value, some of
them have proved dangerous, but the
authorities have kept a watchful eye
on the situation and have promptly
put the ban on the bad imitations and
required the proper labelling of the
good ones. The grain supply of the
empire, originally not near enough
for the consumptiomof 70,000,000 .peo
ple, has been "stretched" by potato
flour. And now that the potato crop
is almost a failure potato flour will it
self be substituted by barley during
the first half of 1917.
When the coffee began to run
short its consumption was reduced
and Germany took recourse to ad
mixtures of chicory, roasted grain,
so-called "fig coffffee and coffee ex
tracts. Tea, which also is short and
expensive, has been gradually replaced
by extracts from home-grown berries
and herbs. Germany has learned to
alter its tastes somewhat and to be
content with brews that arc probably
just as wholesome as tea but not
quite the same in appearance and
Bee Want Ads Produce Results.
Will City Dads Tax Baby Buggies
And Hot Tamale Carts for Revenue?
Would it be fair to apply a wheel
tax to baby buggies and hot tamale
That Question was raised at a con
ference of Citv Commissioner. Parks,
Jardine, Kugel and Hummel, special
committee, Having in nana inc pro
posed wheel tax ordinance.
The measure as drawn exempts ve
hicles propelled by human power, also
those operated on permanent tracks,
ambulances, bicycles and motor
cycles. The ordinance provides for the fol
lowing graduated scale of wheel tax:
Automobiles used (or carrying pas
sengers in private or public capacity:
$2 to $12 a year, according to rated
horse power. ,
Automobiles used for hauling dead
freight, such as delivery trucks and
heavy '.rucks: $4 to )Ai a year.
Horse-drawn vehicles used for
pleasure purposes: $1.50 to $3 a year.
For other than pleasure purposes: $2
to $6 a year, according to number
Of Auto Gophers
In Police Toils
C. W Pipkin, detective in charge of
automobile cases, believes he has
broken up a gang of automobile ac
cessory thieves responsible for the
loss of hundreds of dollars' worth of
accessories in the arrest of Ed Min
ardi, an office clerk at the Powell
Supply company, and William John
son, colored, 2426 Burdette street.
Minarid is said to have confessed
that while he was employed by the
Powell concern he made it possible
for Johnson to steal several hundreds
dollars' worth of accessories. Articles
valued at $450 were found at- John
son's home when arrested.
Minardi is said to be the brains of
the gang and police officers say that
the work of the thieves was not con
fined solely to the Powell company.
Several other negroes are believed to
have made systematic thefts of ac
cessories from garages and private
cars left in the streets.
Charges of grand larceny will be
filed against Minardi ant Johnson,
and other arrests will be made. ,,
Second Death from '
Ravenna, Neb., Jan, 22. (Special.)
Henry Unzicker, an employe of the
Burlington road, was the second vic
tim of the typhoid fever epidemic. Mr.
Unzicker left a wife and children. No
new cases have developed for several
days, and it is hoped by the authori
ties that they havi the situation well
in hand, even though there are several
cases now in town.
Seven lllioii Mres
Grass Covered, SM Raising Lands
The new 640 Homestead Act ia now a law. Application for lands should be made as early at
Sossible, owing to the great demand for these enlarged homesteads, They are located in Central and
fortheast Wyoming, generally north of the North Platte River and east of the Big Horn Mountains. ,
Some of these lands are reached via the Burlington's Omaha-Central Wyoming Main Line to
Donglas for Converse County, to Casper for Natrona County or Glendo for Platte County.
Another large area is reached by the Burlington's Northwest Main Line to Ardmore or Edge
mont, S. D., Newcastle, Upton, Moorcroft, Gillette and Cleannont, in Northeastern Wyoming.
All of these towns are points of divergence for homesteaders to these new lands ; there are f acili-ti-
in each of them for the assistance of homesteaders, who may either employ the services of
reliable locators or accept the direction of the Government Land Officers to the various interior '
settlements. , -
How to Obtain Title: .
This new 640 Acre Law is an amplification of the 320 acre Mondell law and is intended to pro
vide tracts of more appropriate size for the live stock industry. Residence required, three years,,
with five months' leave of absence allowed each year, or -twenty-one months' residence within
three years; permanent improvements to the value of $1.25 per acre required; final proof must
be made within five years. Residence must be taken up within six months of date of filing.; Gov
eminent Land Offices are located at Douglas, Sundance and Buffalo, Wyo. There are land
commissioners at the points of divergence. . ' ' ,
When to Co:
Many thousands of acres, largely additional filings to the 320 acre Mondell tracts, are now being';
filed on. This new area, however, is very extensive. It contains large bodies of excellent gracing
lands, and naturally those who come j first may obtain the better choice. The present season or
the early spring permits a satisfactory inspection and an accurate judgment as to soil and gen
eral characteristics of the land, BUT IT IS WELL TO QO AT AN EARLY DATE.
and assistance will be readily furnished to applicants either by 0. S. Land Office officials or by
the undersigned. Apply early for our circular of information and instructions regarding the
taking up of these homesteads. ' ''; -
S. B. Howard, Immigration
It is proposed that all of the reve
nue received through the application
of the wheel tax shall be used for re
pair and maintenance of streets, al
leys and boulevards, the street de
partment to receive 60 per cent and
the boulevard department 40 per cent.
Complete descriptions of each ve
hicle shall be filed with the city clerk
and registration tags must be dis
played on the vehicles, the ordinance
The schedule of rates quoted are
approximately the same as are in
force in Kansas City and are lower
than those in Chicago.
The ordinance is ready for intro
duction to the city council. Com
missioner Jardine suggested a confer
ence between the commissioners and
vehicle men, in order that several
mooted points may be straightened
It is estimated that under the pro
posed schedule of rates the city would
receive between $60,000 and $75,000 a
year wheel taxes.
Demand for Coal, ,
Heavy, but Good
Supply is in Bins
The change in weather, bringing
on zero and below temperatures, has
caused an enormous demand for coat,
but. dealers assert that there is no
possibility of a fuel famine in Omaha,
unless the cold weather should
quickly be followed by another
storm, something that is not antici
pated. They assert that right now
the supply on hand is sufficient to
run the city at least two weeks in
the event that shipments should not
be received in the meantime.
The supply of coal on hand refers
to that for domestic purposes. The
poorer grades used in steam heat
ing plants continue low, as is always
the case in winter, it coming from the
mines daily. Of this there u the nor-
.T. . I 1.. Ull.
mai quantity cnruuic uuu umv uiuin
ades would prevent its receipt.
Cash Market for Beauty - :
At Auditorium Thursday
If vour mirrpr tricks you into the
belief that you are a handsome young
man and you have ambitions to cash
your beauty by letting less-favored
folk gaze upon you, hie to the Audi
torium and let Manager Franke look
you over. He wants twenty males
lot beauteous ilk to act as "supers" in
the presentation of the opera, .'"Aida"
Thursday night. They will not have
to sing. Applicants will please pres
ent their carcasses at the stage dool
on or about 6 p. m. . Thursday., Mr.
Franke further suggests that none but
real men need apply. : :
640 Acre Tracts
Burlington Passenger Service:
DIRECT TO DOUGLAS AND CASPER, WYO., Train 43, night train from;
Omaha and Eastern Nebraska; Burlington service for Northeast Wyoming,
Moorcroft, Gillette, Sheridan, etc., Train 41, afternoon, from Omaha, and East
ern Nebraska, or Train 43, night train, from Omaha Northwest equipment
ready at 10:00 p. m. , ' t . , '
Agant, C, B. & Q. R. R. Co.,
GASSY GHOST FLITS .
Phalanx of Muny Lawyers In-
vade Court to Fight Penna
' nent Injunction;
TRAIL OF, A LONESOME CAR
Everyone thought that the Dahlman
buzz wagon ease was dead, buried and .
tucked away in the dusty , archives.
But it has come to life again, or
rather has been resurrected, despite "
the fact that Mayor Jim has a shiny, I
gas-driven greyhound of his very own, ,
presented to him by admiring tnends.
and docs not have to depend upon
city-owned machines in his trips to. . .
and from the city halL '
When Judge Leslie decided the casci
brought against the mayor, city com
missioners and city comptroller by v
James D. Murphy, a taxpaying boiler-
maker of the South Side, in favor o'
the plaintiff and issued a temporary
injunction restraining his mayorship
from using a city-owned car for any
thing other than "strictly official busi
ness," most Omahans opined that was
the end of it. '' ,
A Chariot Cott. 5 '
But lo and behold, when attorneys , '
for Murphy asked that the tempor- "
ary order be made permanent, in
trooped the city's lawyers, and pre-
pared to give battle. The .expense of -maintaining
a car for the mayor, his
chauffeur and for upkeep was again
rehashed by counsel for the boiler- .'
maker. Commissioner Butler and
Comptroller McDonald were haled .
into court to tell what they knew
about the mayor's gas chariot pro
clivities. . ' ; ,'-1
; In handing down the temporary in.
junction Judge Leslie decided that
the mayor had no right to use citv-
owned cars for other than the per. .
formance of his duties as the city's
State Enters Evidence
' In Railroad Rate Case '
. The state is introducing fts evi- ,
dence in the case involving the right
of the Missouri Pacific and the Rock
Island roads to charge more than a.
2-cent fare in Nebraska. The hearing
is being held in. the office of Frank .
Gaines, special master, in, the City -National
Bank building. ?
The roads made their showing some
time ago, seeking to lay before the "
authorities the fact that they could -not
keen going on a 2-cent passenger
rate. The courts at the time granted
the roads an injunction enjoining the '
state commission from interfering
with their charging at a rate higher,
than '2 cents.. . ' . . . Vvf- "J
Missouri Pacific officials, rate attor
neys and the members of the State
Railway commission are here for the
'hearing.-', .-. . .'. ., ' '5'
1004 Firian St., Omaha. Nab.
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