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THE BEE: OMAHA. MONDAY, KEBRUAK V 12. 1917
Brief Cihj News
Wedding Rlnaa Rdtiolm. Jewslsr.
Hare Koot Print It Now Beacon Press.
Klcser, Books, moved to Loyal Hotel Bldg.
Taken to Mlhrankw Edward Er
nisse. alias A. K. irwinp, waa taken
to Milwaukee by Deteetive Harry
Ridenour, where he ia wanted for
Valentine Party The Sunday school
of All Saints' church will grive a Val
entine parly at Wattles parish house
Wednesday afternoon and evening.
Dinner will be served at 6 o'clock.
Sprains Ankle at Wrestle George
Armstrong, police chauffeur, sprained
his ankle when he slipped on the
steps as he was leaving the Stecher
Peters wrestling match Friday eve
ning. Loyal Club Dance Postponed The
dance of the Loyal club, which was to
have been held last night, has been
postponed until March 24 when It will
be held at Miller's hall, Eighteenth and
Catches Escaped Convict A de
scription in a detective magazine
which Special Officer Palmtag had
read nearly two months ago caused
the arrest of Clyde Davis, escaped
convict from the B'ort Madison peni
tentiary. A reward of 50 was offered
for the arrest of Davis.
Does Not Like the Name Alleging
mat tne name of her former husband
is "offensive to herself and daughter."
Mrs. Sylvia Snyder Stough, who was
divorced from Carl F. Stough, has
petitioned the district court to change
ner name to "Sarto." She has a 10
year-old daughter, Marjoric.
To Disco. Kye Ailments The re
cent order of the Board of Health of.
Omaha requiring the examination of
school children's eyes has brought
many Inquiries concerning eye ail
ments. To meet this emergency an
arrangement has been made to publish
every Sunday, on the society page a
series of eye' editorials. Questions
and answers to the eye editor will also
be included in this column.
Plans New Homo A. I. Root is
planning to build a $40,000 home at
the corner of Thirty-ninth and Dodge
streets. George Prinz is the architect
who is to draw the plans. Mr. Root
has gone to California for the winter
but has left orders with the architect
for the drawing of plans. At the of
fice of Architect Prinz it Is said the
sketches have not yet been accepted,
and that therefore nothing definite
can be said as to the pl:tn of construc
Fine Fireplace Goods Sunderland
Barr to Represent
Creighton at State
The Nebraska Collegiate Oratorical
association which includes eight Ne
braska colleges meets February 16 at
Cotner university, at Bethany, Neb.
Cotner university, Hastings college,
Grand Island college, York college,
Wesleyan university, Doane college
and Creighton university will hold
their annual convention and contest to
decide the oratorical honors of the
The winner of this contest will
represent his state in the western divi
sion. This division is composed of
colleges from Kansas, Nebraska,
South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa
and Minnesota. I he divisional con
test will be held at York college, and
at Butler college, Indianapolis, on
April 6. The national contest will be
held at Carleton college, JMortnneia,
Glenn T. Kennedy announces the
speakers in the contest to be the
cream of Nebraska's orators.
Elmer Barr, resident of Omaha and
trained by Kev. 1 nomas Wallace, b.
J, moderator ot the Creighton Ura
torial societv. will represent Creigh
ton. Interest hangs high among the
Creiehton students and a good aggre
gation are going to accompany the
local representative to Bethany. Barr
has a natural talent as an orator and
last year by his forceful delivery car
ried off first prize in the state contest
and third place in the intei state con
In the event that Barr wins again
he will have the choice of a $50 prize
or a cold medal of eaual value. The
winner of second prize goes as dele
gate to Carleton college and has all
his expenses paid.
In order of program the colleges,
orations and orators follows:
Cotner college, "America's Oppor
tunity as the Prophet of Peace," J,
'Errett Wilkinson; Hastings college,
"The Dawn of Russia," Miss Welta
Bowen; Grand Island college, 'The
Fountain of Civilization, J. O. Uekas
York colleee. "The Criminality of Na
tions," L. R. Gregory; Wesleyan col
lege, "A Garden of the Gods, Victor
H. Reiser; Doane college, "The Other
Patriotism, Claude Hobson; Creigh
ton college, "Democratic Discipline,'
Elmer L. Barr.
Omaha Contractor Has Chance
To Build New Athletic Club
There now appears to be a chance
that an Omaha contractor may build
the proposed new Athletic club build
ing, to cost between $450,000 and
$3UU,UW. I nis was aammea Dy rrcs
;.in. !?,., n( h rltih foturilav aft
ernoon following a conference in his
office between directors of the club
Kri.AK ,1.a UiAc were first nneneri
two weeks ago, it appeared that
James Black and James Stewart, oi.
Louis contractors, were lower than
any Omaha bidders. Closer scrutiny
th Kile Raturitav revealed that at
least two Omaha bidder are as low
as the St. Louis contractors.
Another conference by directors is
to be held Tuesday afternoon in Mr.
P.,,.,'. nffir At that time two
members of the club's building com
mittee, Oeorge Branacis ana w. d. i
umII lie hnmp
A prospectus of the club's new
l,..:l;n - n,4. tmm Hrawinffs hv
Architect Latenser, is soon to be pub
Holland Consul in Omaha
Is a Possibility Now
Tlie location of a Holland, consul
ar vice consul in Omaha is desired
y the Commercial club of Omaha
Local delegates who attended the
convention of the National Chamber
bf Commerce at Washington called
at the Netherlands legation to urge
upon the minister from Holland that
he use his influence to this end. The
Omaha delegation believes the chance
for getting such a consul here is
Lumbago and Paina In the Baca.
At the Arst twir.ee of pain U the .back
apply Bloan'a Liniment relief comes
once. Only Mr. All drufitlslp. A'lv. -
C. R. Waters Made Head of
the South Side Hospital
STOCK RECORDS BROKEN
C. R. Waters will head the South
Omaha Hospital association for an
other year. The board of directors of
the association in session Friday eve
ning re-elected him as their head. The
retained president immediately an
nounced his committees to assist in
the work of the hospital. Other offi
cers elected were: W. B. Cheek, vice
president; A. F. Stryker, second vice
president; Mrs. Emma L. Talbot, sec
retary, and J. H. Kopictz, treasurer.
Prominent men in business and pro
fessions were appointed on the com
mittees by President Waters. The
annual report of the board of direc
tors wil be published shortly. There
will be little change in the affairs of
the hospital during the year. The
committees announced yesterday are:
House Rtta Brewor. Mr. C. L, Talbot, A.
Finance W. 3. Cheek, W. A Rathaack, J.
Building and Orounda-J. H. Koplets, W.
B. Tare-, Mrs. Ktts Brewer.
Judiciary W. B. Ta, Mrs. A. W.
Jones. W B, Cheek.
Medical Stall A. F. Stryker. W. A. Rath
sack. W. B. Tass.
Training School Mrs. C. I-. Talbot, Mrs
Etta Brewer. Mrs. A. W. Jonefl.
Publicity C. R. Waters. W. B. Cheek. A.
Students Here Tuesday.
Three hundred and fifty students of
the State farm at Lincoln will be
coming Omaha way early Tuesday
morning. Everett Buckingham and
officials of the Union Stock Yards
company will be hosts. The occa
sion is the annual' visit of students
of the Nebraska Agricultural college
in excursion to study the workings
of the local yards and the new equip
ment. Traffic Manager William Shcllherg
has charge of the arrangements, hut
has announced that a definite program
will not be ready until Monday morn
ing. There will be a formal recep
tion of the students at the L street
Burlington station, from where the
delegation will be escorted on special
street cars to the F-xchange building.
The entire force of commission, ex
change and yards men will be here
awaiting to tender an informal recep
tion. During the remainder of the
morning and the afternoon the visit
ors will be divided and escorted
through the' yards and the packing
Dean Burnett of the Farm college
will accompany the students and will
have Prof. Gramlich, an alumnus of
the local South High school, who is
one of the leading teachers at the
farm, with him. In the evening at
6:30 o'clock the yards company will
be hosts at a banquet in the Exchange
dining hall. The dean and professors
from the university, as Well as Mr.
Buckingham and others prominent in
the yards, will speak.
Runaway on O Street.
A runaway farm team terrorized a
street crowded with early Saturday
afternoon traffic several minutes yes
terday, sam Oramlich. driver, nar
rowly escaped what at first seemed a
collision with a team driving east on
the narrow street viaduct. By a mir
acle he emerged from the overturned
heavy farm wagon when one of the
horses tell halt way across the bridge.
The team broke away from Gram
lich, the owner, at Twenty-fourth and
O streets, a half block from the police
station. Policemen witnessed the
spectacle of a big, farm wagon dash
ine bv the station house at break
neck speed with the driver clinging
to one rein and holding on to the
doubletrees for life. The horse that
fell was considerably cut on one side
and broke an ankle. There were no
Sergeant James Sheahan came uo
just as Gramlich was extricating him
self from the debris. The wagon was
Again Break Record.
By a margin of more than 20,000
head the week's record for hog re
ceipts was broken in the week past.
The day record was broken twice.
The new pens were taxed to capacity,
taking care of the biggest rush in any
department of that stock market that
has occurred since its establishment a
nuarter centurv affo.
The official figure for the week as"
given out in the othce ot A. c. uaven
oort Saturday is 132,938 head for the
number of hogs received in six days
starting Monday. This record is con
sidered remarkable as the week start
ed out with a light run of 4,000 head.
The previous record was established
in 1916, the week ending January
22 tot aline 109.234 head. .
Since the construction of the new
hog pens started three years ago
S350.0UO has been put into the work.
Three of the four big divisions " are
completed and all that remains to be
done is to finish the upper deck of the
fourth division. The steel work was
completed last fall, but it is impos
sible to place the concrete super
structure until warm weather sets in
Youths in Holdup Came,
A rusty revolver of light caliber
pattern that once sold as nickel
plated" may lead to the arrest of a
couple of marauders that have been
roving about the residence district
north of L street and east of Twenty
fourth street for several weeks past.
The police have a "hunch" that the
two young men who held up George
cruder, itui South .1 wenty-third
street, Thursday night at Twenty
fourth and I streets are persons of
The dope is that ttie kids have been
taking in the movies too often and
are about to be rescued before some
real citizen pumps them full of lead
in their next attempt Both men ap
peared to be less than 24 years of age
and wore similar clothing.
Entertainment at St. Mary's.
The fast entertainment before Lent
will take place on Thursday evening at
St. Mary s school building at Thirty
sixth and Q streets. The Three X
club with Jay Trapp at the head of
the entertaining committee have pre
pared something exclusive that is
guaranteed to satisfy all Catholics of
A small wrestling match with local
talent in the mix-up it one of the ban
ner cards on the program. There will
also be dancing and entertaining of in
dividual character. Tlir evening will
wind up with informal refreshments
Mrs. Stephan Vail entertained at a
Valentine party Saturday afternoon
for her daughters, Jeantiette and
Claire. Those present were;
Vlrlilnla Randall Cleor-haa Kelhey
!rmd Ramlnll Carlotta Kelley
tnei Vermillion Kthel Beal
Margaret Crocket Dorothy Heotl
Rose Mayerwlch Mary Htckey
Kllen Lynch Claire Vail
Patrlea Lynch Jeannette Veil
Lureo Combe ttldress Comba
Marls City Gossip.
For Rent Stores, hoaxes, corteges and
flats. SOUTH OMAHA INVESTMENT CO.
FIRK INSURANCE, choice of 13 leading
companies; prompt service, lowest rates.
SOUTH OMAHA INVESTMENT CO.
Officer Oeorge Stephens has been acting
desk 8ergoanl at the police station In the
absence of Hergeant Bill Smith, who is 111 at
Jamea Shatnholtx, star freshman, athlete
at the Bellevue college. Is laid up at his
home, 4710 South Nineteenth street, with
an attack of rheumatism.
A Valentine social will be riven as a bene
fit for the West Side Congregational church
Wednesday evening. February 14. at the
church at Thirty-eighth and Q atreeta.
The ladles' Aid ot the Wheeler Memorial
church will be entertained Wednesday, Feb
ruary 14, at the home of Mrs. William
Orolher, 3814 South Twenty-second street
Mrs. Fred ldghlfoot will assist the hostess.
OAS COMPANY DEMONSTRATES.
AT OUR SOUTH SIDE OFFICE
MONDAY, FEBRUARY It.
Mrs. Ssm Whltten will entertain the
Ladles' Aid society of the West Side First
Congregational church Thursday evening at
her home. Thirty-eighth and P Btreeta.
Principal ltuwsldt will entertain his
father. August F. Huwaldt, and three broth
era, Fernv Arthur and August. Jr.. at his
home In the Hanscom park district Tuesday.
The home of his parent is In Randolph.
The Woman's Home Mlsslonsry society of
the Grace Methodist church will meet with
Mrs. T. (1. lnghram, 2312 South Twenty
fourth street. Friday evening, February 1.
Mrs. Charles Martin will be assistant hostess.
The X L club will entertatn publicly Fri
day evening, February 18, at the Rustlings'
hAll. Nora Donoghin, Clifford Long, the
Misses Ray. Emmett McMahon and Miss
Rhea Hanntng are on the program.
Come In and sample our crisp, fluffy
waffles and let ns ahow you how to reduce
Ute "High Cost of Living,' In a practical
way by teaching you how to make home
made brend ecunomtcally 'The Oaa Way."
Our experienced demonstrators will be glad
to give you any Information you desire, and
a phone call will bring them to your home.
OMAHA OAS COMPANY.
Phone South 247. South Omaha.
Some Show Is
"Maids of America,"
Now at the Gayety
When the audience stays after the
final curtain drops and continues to
applaud, the natural conclusion is that
what the audience has just seen is
well worth seeing. Well, that's what
happened last night at the Gayety
theater, where Al K. Hall and his
"Maids of America" staged the best,
cleanest and the longest burlesque
show that ever came to town before
one of the largest audiences that the
Gayety ever held.
There are a good many superlatives
in the foregoing paragraph. Well,
there are a good many superlatives in
the show. Al Hall and Bobby Barry
are two of them. They are comedians
who know how to satisfy laugh-lovers.
Both of them are wholesome
fun-makers whose every antic gen
erates at least a giggle. When they
invade the orchestra pit, their triumph
is complete. Several men and women
laughed so heartily at the "opera"
that they seemed to go hysterical for
a while. Al Hall's big individual hits
are his ' song, "When Uncle Sam
Leads the Band," his specialty as a
ventriloquist, his box number and his
Hawaiian dance. If the blues bedevil
you, these numbers will surely chase
If Mr. Hall picked out the girls who
are with the show, he thereby wins
another bunch of laurels and qualifies
as a connoiseur of choice femininity.
There is beauty and youth and pep
in every member of the chorus. And
to prove that they can sing, each one
of them steps forth and croons a lit
tle dittie and wins a round of -applause.
Many of them have trained
voices and all of them have educated
feet whose dancing is good to see.
If you have an eye for beautiful
and scant costumes, you may use
them to advantage by looking at
Norma Bell, Mary Mack and Alfar
etta Symonds, who do not believe in
concealing their charms. If you like
specialty numbers, then you will join
with the rest of the applauders in the
enjoyment of Miss Symonds' and Joe
Weston's act. In short, if you like
good burlesque, you will see the
Best Medicine or Constipation.
Mrs. Charles Crim, Charleston, 111.,
states that Chamberlain's Tablets are
the best medicine for constipation that
she has ever used. There are hun
dreds of others who are of the same
opinion. These tablets are easy to
take and most agreeable in effect.
Horn Builders, Idc, wish to an
nounce that its nonparticipating
$1.00 shares are now available.
Its Participating ($1.21) shares
are exhausted. The new shares
are guaranteed 7 straight in
terest, payable January 1 and
Office 17th and Donfla Sts.
B-Line Highway Boosters
Plan to Mark the Road
Fremont, Neb., Feb. 11. (Special.)
At a meeting at Blair attended hy
representatives from the towns be
tween Missouri Valley and Formont.
the B-Linc Highway associatiou was
formed. Mayor George A. Murrell of
Fremont was named president: Fred
Claridgc of Blair, vice president, and
Buy From These Omaha Firms
For Toilet and
SWIFT & COMPANY
D. 4500 D. 4500
, Merchants Taxi
JACK HURLEY, Proprietor
Moving, Packln- Sorin. Shipping
Phon uougla 394.
Entire Blocs, 10h te llth. Pavsnport St.
Vaults, Cesspools and Grease
At Ordinance Rates or by contract
TeL Douglas 1387
The City Garbage Co.
Manure and Ashes Removed
Office, 12th and Paul Su.,
& ADVERTISING CO.
Use Our Phone
614 Bee Bldg. Omaha.
PEOPLE'S ICE &
Manufacturers of Distilled
350 Tons Daily Capacity
Telephone Douglas SO
Telephone Douglas 6967
Western Heating and
Joe Johnston, Proprietor
HEATING and PLUMBING
1810 St. Mary's Are.,
SAVE 25 PER CENT
Of Fuel Cost
Let Us Solve Your Heating
Economy Vapor Heating
Bemis Omaha Bag Co.
Fred Bader of Fremont, secretary and
treasurer. An advisory committee
composed of Koheri Peterson. Fre
mont: 1. D. Eakin, Arlington; O. Mar
shall, kennard: W. A. Smith, Cali
fornia Junction; Don C Van Onsen,
Hlair. and J. I). Sucll, Missouri Valley,
was appointed. Tliis committee will
log and map the route al once. The
highway connects Fremont antl Mis
souri Valley and passes through
Arlington, Kennard, Blair and t :tli-
Potato Meal Factory Might Be Real
Help to Housewife in Cutting H.C.L.
So one this as yet come forward
with a potato meal factory, although
it is said potato meal has long heen
successfully made ill Germany and
other parts of Europe. While the in
dustrial committee of the Commercial
club and the new industries commit
tee are busy looking for new indus
tries and offering prizes for the best
suggestions as to what kind of factor'
ies should succeed, there arc those who
feel that a potato meal factory should
have consideration. Omaha lies in the
very center of a great agricultural
belt, where potatoes are raised in vast
qualities. They are cheap in the fall
about the time for harvesting pota
toes. Then hucksters cry thrmsrlves
hoarse to sell them to the housewives
at 20 cents a peck.
The ordinary home in the city with
a furnace in the basement cannot lay
in a big supply of potatoes for the
winter, because they decay rapidly
when kept too warm in a basement
with a furnace. The result is that
families cannot take advantage of the
cheap potatoes. Meantime potatoes
rot in large quantities, or are stored
here and there until the storage
charges and hauling and handling
charges, and other manipulations
raise the price in midwinter to three
times the fall price.
In the meantime the potatoes which
should have been made into meal in
the fall have decayed and are lost
More and more the world is seek
ing means of conserving the vital ele
ments in perishable produce, reduc
in them down to dry solids, canning
or barreling them, so that they may
be kept for an indefinite timel
Peaches, pears, apples and other fruits
ALL GROCERS "
Motor ooRLira, imioi, omm,
318 Rose Building
16th and Farnam Sts.
Why Not Install a
1509 Howard St.
Made in Omaha by
Hydraulic Press Brick
W. O. W. BLDG.
IT Sweep and Clean at the
1 same time.
U Strong vacuum, positive
M gear-driven brush.
Practical, efficient and
Guaranteed. Ask your Dealer, or
U. S. SALES CO., Factory Agantt
677 Brsjidsls Building. Omsbs.
Phonss Dauf. S2SI or Walnut 1206.
fornia Junction, connecting with the
Lincoln Highway at each end. The
letter "B" in blue on a white back
ground with blue borders w as selected
aa the insignia.
Ratabltshcs Torrens System.
t Fsils. t. P., Feb. 11. Tlic South
ImKma lealslalure haw piieeed a lw enljit).
llhmg the Torrens Hysleni of registering
bind lilies, fee pf In.- system will lx cp
tloiial. Bee Want Ads Produce Resulis.
may be canned and thus preserved
indefinitely, but in America little has
been done for the highly valuable
potato in the way of conserving the
nutritious starch of this perishable
.tiber. The Kuropcan war is teaching
the world many lessons along this
line. Milk flour, and buttermilk flour
have been manufactured for years and
with great success, yet potatoes,
which grow readily in this Nebraska
soil, are pcrsistentiy neglected by the
man who has money lo invest in a
The average crop of potatoes
throughout the United States is 106
bushels per acre, according to govern
ment statistics. It has been pointed
out that at the present price this
would mean $J02 per acre. Of course,
that is retail price, and everyone
knows the farmer does not get $2 a
bushel for his potatoes. Nevertheless,
a good crop of corn is about forty
bushels per acre, which at the present
price to the fanner would be some
thing less than $40 per acre.
The difference between the value of
a potato crop and a corn crop in Ne
braska is here evident, though the
price of potatoes in the fall, when
the farmer digs them, is usually so
low that he does not consider his
potato crop a very profitable one. A
potato meal factory, it has been ug
getsed, could create a demand for po
tatoes in the fall, when they are most
abundant, when they are also in the
finest condition; and might thus result
in increased production of potatoes
on high-priced Nebraska farm land,
to the advantage and profit of the
farmer as well as to the great com
fort of the consumer of the necessi
ties of life.
Bast 22k Cold Crowns $4-00
Bridge Work, per tooth .... $4.00
Best Plate., $6.00, $8.00, $10.00
1324 Farnam. Phone Douf. 2872.
Don't Burn It
We Buy It
Omaha Paper Stock Co.,
Office and Warehouse
18th and Marty Sts.
Phone Doug. 159. Omaha, Neb.
Ask Your Dealer
for Furnitur, Automobilea and
M. C. GOODWIN CO.,
41S So. 12th St. OMAHA.
Yards, 13th and California.
Omaha Central Iron
Doug. 490. 10th and Dodge Sts.
General Wood Advocates
Universal Military Service
Xew York, Feb. 11. Major General
Leonard Wood, in an address here
tonight, in which he urged that uni
,.rc4l miliiarv service "with a sense
of national obligation" be enforced,
declared it would not do "to hang
out flags and tell the people across the
sea that we can lick any five of them."
Ride a Harley-Davidaon
VICTOR H. R00S
The Motorcycle Man
2703 Leavenworth St.,
Omaha. Phone Harney 2406.
Printers of Everything
In Ail Languages.
12th and Harney Sts., Omaha.
Ironing day no longer a bug-bear
Gives the housewife comfort, ease
Buy It at the department; furni
ture or hardware stores.
Little Gant Mfg. Co.
A Self-Locking, Air-Tight,
Water and Vermin-Proof
Either Marble or Concrete
For illustrated educational book
let call or address American Sar
Home Office: Omaha, Neb.
Paxton Block, Phene Tyler 1S3.
Engraved Printing Plata
Phone Tyler 1000 '
Bee Publishing Co. Omaha
A WORLD POWER
Wherever commerce goes march
ing on you will find the Electric
Motor turning the wheels of in
dustry, constantly, quietly and ef
ficiently. Electric Power is Dependable
Omaha Electric Light &
Drake, Williams, Mount
23d and Hickory and U. P. R. R.
Phone Douglas 1043
Manufactured in Oma
ha by JENSEN JEN
SEN, 43d and Charles
SU. Walnut 1058.
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