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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (April 1, 1917)
make the theater party a success
were Dr. E. C. Henry, president of
the Rotary dub; Dan Johnson, sec
retary; Miss Elma Pearson, assistant
secretary; Mrs. Park Billings, Mrs.
Bert W. Christie and Mrs. C. L.
Superintendent is Cook
At Smallpox Hospital
Superintendent Straus of the city
smallpox hospital on Center street
road has been doing the cooking at
this institution for six weeks. Hold-
ing a cook at this hospital is one of
the irritations of Health Commis-,
sioner Connetl's life.
Lieutenant Colonfll Jultui A. Pnn has
been promoted to be colonel. Colonel Ptmn
li well known here, Raving tieeo autloned
At Fort Omaha aoma yeare ago.
Guy Smith Plans to Thus Bet
ter Accommodate His
CHILDREN'S DAY SHOW PRESENTED BY KIDDIES Little tots dance and pose to the
delight of thousands of playmates. They are: Front row, left to right: Stephen Brady, Jose
phine Thomas, Catherine Gallagher, George Perlman. Back row, left to right: Lawrence
Hinterlong, Frances Harrison, Jack Gibson, Adele Brady, Ben Gibson, Doris Secord, Tommy
Bonny. Some of the dancers were drilled by Mrs. E. John Brandeis.
WOULD GET EARLY ORDERS
THE OMAHA SUNDAY BKE: APK1L 1, 15M7.
That the automobile business is
good on the Auto row past Twenty
fourth street is indicated by a recent
announcement made by Guy L. Smith
to the effect that the show room will
be kept open until 9 o'clock each
"Last year," asserts Mr. Smith, "the
demand for Hudson Super Sixes far
exceeded the supply, and this year,
although the factory production was
greatly increased, we are confronted
with the same situation, and there is
only one solution. The earlier the
dealer's orders are sent in to the fac
tory the greater is his chance to se
cure cars. It's a case to a certain ex
tent of 'first up first served.'
"It was necessary last year for us
to keep buyers waiting from three to
nine weeks for cars, and our keeping
open until 9 o'clock was decided upon
in the hope of speeding orders and
getting them to the factory. By this
method we hope to secure earlier and ,
more deliveries. We are working
three demonstrators continually and
will also include them in the evening
Maxwell Price to
Mount; Increase I
- Lightest So Far
Unable longer to offset the con
stantly soaring price levels for raw
materials without either taking some
thing out of the car or adding to its
selling price in order to make ends
meet, the Maxwell Motor Sales cor
poration, it is made known, has
found it necessary to increase the re
tail price of the Maxwell touring car
and roadster models. The advance
takes place May 1. It amounts to
Comes to Handle Miller
Tire Branch in Omaha
G. S. Hagerman has recently come
to Omaha to manage the new Omaha
branch of the Miller Tire company
of Akron, O.
"Competition in the tire field is very
brisk here," asserts Hagerman, "but
every indication so far points toward
out enjoying a very fair share of the
business. Our line of tires has an
excellent reputation behind it and we
find that many Nebraskans are al
ready familiar with our products."
Allen Now Shown in
Four Distinct Colors
-Carl Changstrom is showing four
different Allen Classic cars on his sam
ple floor at 2020 Farnam street, and
he states that the Allen people are
now furnishing these different colors
regularly at the same price, there, be
ing no additional charge for the fancy
colors, such as London smoke brown,
maroon, dark blue and Brewster
green. They make an attractive display.
Children's day show at the Bran
deis stores yesterday was witnessed
by many visitors, who admired the
groups of little folks as they pre
sented their living tableaux in new
and appropriate togs. The scene was
staged on the second floor in the
children's department. A large Eas
ter lily opened and revealed groups
of four children, who stepped out and
went through their parts.
. Dawn was represented by Frances
Harrison, a 10-year-old miss, who ap
peared in a bright red dancing cos
tume,. Mrs. E. John Brandeis origin
ated the dance and taught Miss Har
rison in five days. More than a score
of little girls, wearing Cinderella
hats, represented Morn. Miss Selda
Jenkins made a hit when she appeared
seated inside of a hoop garlanded with
A scene suggesting Noon showed
tots going out for an airing with suits
and coats. In the scene "Afternoon,"
a boy and girl wore riding habits
which were stunning and brought
forth a round of applause. Little boys
in wash suits were pleasing to be
hold. The night scene revealed the party
spirit, boys and girls walking across
the stage in pretty frocks and suits.
As an interlude, confirmation and
graduation dresses for girls and Palm
Beach suits for boys filled out the
tableau. The finale comprised little
boys and girls, marching by pairs
across the stage, waving tiny flags,
while patriotic music was played. It
was one of the most successful events
ever staged by the Brandeis stores.
Sunshine Party for the Shut-In
Kiddies is Given at the Orpheum
Packed to the doors with a cheer
ing, flag-waving crowd of more than
2,000 children, the majority of them
kiddies from Omaha's charitable insti
tutions; the Orpheum theater Satur
day morning was the scene of one
of the biggest "sunshine parties" in
the history of the city.
The juvenile unfortunates were the
guests of the Rotary club, the
Orpheum and Will M. Cressy, who
appeared at the theater during the
week. He entertained them with a
stereopticori exhibition and talk on
how the kiddies of other lands amuse
themselves. Starting at San, Fran
cisco, the children jvere "taken round
the world." The entertainment lasted
an hour and a half.
There were white kiddies and black'
kiddies, large and small. One of the
most delighted girls was a little Chi
nese miss, who applauded frantically
when scenes showing children play
ing about the streets of Peking were
thrown on the screen. Some of the
children were cripples. The Rotarians
found places of vantage for all of
A delegation of Rotarians present
ed the kiddies with flags, and these
were waved so as to make the interior
of the theater look like a sea of the
national colors. The only disap
pointment was that the boxes of
candy which were to have been pre
sented to the children by the O'Brien
Candy company were taken by mis
take to the Auditorium instead of the
Orpheum. The Rotary club will
send the candy to the various charita
ble institutions of the city.
Seventy-five automobiles owned by
Kotarians were used to convey the
children to and from the theater.
Loads of kiddies were "picked up" at
the Creche, Riverview Detention
home, Immanuel orphanage, St.
Wencelaus school, St. Patrick's
school, St. Cecelia's school, Edward
Rosewater school, Long school,
Franklin school, Howard Kennedy
school, Kellom school, Jewish Chari
ties, Associated Charities and the
City mission. Hundreds of other
children made the trip to and from
the theater by foot and on street
Boy Scouts assisted the Rotarians
and policemen in getting the children
seated and maintaining order. At the
close of the entertainment cheers
after cheers were given for the Ro
tary club, the Orpheum and Mr.
Those who worked the hardest to
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Today the Experienced Motorist
Is Taking as Much Interest in
Weight Quotations as He is in
A ND he has good reason to investigate all the facts.
- The purchase price is printed in black and white.
But what about weight, which has so much to do
with what the owner gets out of a car?
Experience has taught the man who has owned the aver
age fine car that considerable of its weight is surplus.
This surplus doesn't mean strength or endurance.
It doesn't mean an easier-running car.
It doesn't mean surer, safer and faster travel over roads
as they come.
But it does swell expense.
When a motorist realizes the useleraness of heavy weight,
he's headed straight toward the Franklin Car.
Have you noticed how eager
heavy -car salesmen are. to tell you
about the lighter weight of their
new model, yet they say nothing
when it happens to be lumitrt
We have always quoted Frank
lin weight ever since the days
of the first Franklin in 1902 be
cause we have always realized
how vital it is.
Today not one of the Franklin
open cars weighs over 2280
pounds; not one of the enclosed
cars over 2620 pounds.
Any Franklin owner will tell
you what this Scientific Light
Weight means. Just this:
Ease of Handling
starting and stopping '
And the most economical fine
We'll finish this talk personally
with you if you're interested.
And if facts, figures and a demon
stration mean to you what they
have meant to others you'll be
FRANKLIN MOTOR CAR CO.
2205 Farnam Street Phone Douglas 1712.
' The Home of Satisfaction ' '
Satisfaction Guranteed on
We, the Murphy-O'Brien Auto Company, have adopted a new pol
icy of selling used cars. We will guarantee every Dodge Brothers and
Paige car we sell. We will assume responsibility for defective parts and
give the purchaser every assurance of satisfaction. This is something
new in the automobile industry a most radical change from the policy
employed by all dealers in used cars.
Heretofore the purchaser has assumed all the risk. He has had to
depend on his own judgment, or "luck." He could never be sure he
would not have a big repair bill tacked onto the original purchase price.
We are going to change this. We are going to insure you to guaran
tee you will be satisfied. We believe this is only fair that the man
who spends his money for a used car is entitled to the same attention
and consideration that is given to the purchaser of a new car.
SEVEN DAYS' TRIAL
Come down and pick out your car. We'll tell you everything we
know about it Then try it for seven days. If, at the end of that time,
you are in any way dissatisfied, bring the car back and every cent of
your money will be cheerfully refunded.
That's all there is to it There is no red tape.
In a week's time you will know whether the car is as represented
and that is what the trial is for to determine if you are satisfied.
Then, as a further insurance of satisfaction, we will give a
30-DAY MECHANICAL GUARANTEE
We give, for a period of 30 days, the same guarantee as to the me
chanical soundness of the used car that we give with new cars. Thus
we assume all risk.
We believe the prospective purchaser of used cars will appreciate
this new policy. We know we will derive a vast amount of satisfaction
if we can say on December 31st, 1917, "We know that everyone who has
purchased a car, of any description, from the Murphy-O'Brien Auto
Company is satisfied."
USED CAR DEPARTMENT
Murphy-O'Brien Auto Co.
1814-16-18 Farnam Street Telephone Tyler 123.
Yes It's a Touring Car
but it's also a Sedan
Four $1250 $1450
Prices Effective April
Country Club 1796
Coupe SI 250
Touring- . .89R6
Four Touring 81895
Knur Coupe 81660
Pour Sedan 11960
Four Limousine. . .81960
Eight Touring 81060
Advance in price. Big Four
and Light Six models. May
1st next deferred until
that date account too late
to correct advertlaements
appearing in magasines cir
culating throughout the
month of April.
All prices t. o. b. Toledo.
Subject to change without
"Made in U. S. A."
Equally serviceable summer or
winter, this car combines luxury
with convenience as no other
single type of car can.
Side windows entirely disappear
but are ready for instant reap
pearance whenever wind, moist
ure or cold make them desirable.
You may have either the three
passenger car, which makes a
perfect coupe, or the five pas
senger car which makes as per
fect a Bedan when the windows
And you may have either body on
either the Big Four or the Light
They are beautifully finished, lux
urious cars, increasingly popular
models in the most comprehen
sive line of cars ever built by
any one producer. ,
Come in and let us show you the
entire line remarkable values
made possible by the economies
of our huge production. y
With virtually every type and
class of car to offer, we are in a
peculiar position to advise you
frankly from our wide experience
which car is best suited to your
needs and means and will give
you the best satisfaction in the
There is every reason for prompt
action on your part if you are
buying a car this spring.
WILLYS-OVERLAND, INC., OMAHA BRANCH
2047-49 Farnam Street. DoU 3292.
20th and Harney Streets. Doaflu 3290.
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