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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 1917.
fine City News
Mazda Latnpf Bur-eei-G. anden Co.
Hoyo Root Print It New Beacon Freis.
Platinum Wedding Rings Edohlm,
Goodrich Garden Hose at Jos. Mor
ton & Son Co.
Dandelion Rakes and Garden Tools
James Morton & Son Co.
If Xour Toilet is clogged, we will
remove tne cause tree or cost to you.
-aona itea 0212.
Improvers to Meet A meeting of
ins aoumwesr, improvement cluD will
be held Wednesday evening at 832
Going to Eicelgtor Springs Meyer
and Jacob Klein and Sol Goldstrom
will leave Wednesday for Kxcelsior
(springs, wnere tncy will visit for
False Pretense Ac Members of
the Omaha Credit Men's association
are exultant over the passage of the
"false statement act" in the last ses
sion of legislature. By this measure
it becomes a penitentiary offense to
ODtain credit through false pretense.
Two Charge Cruelty Cruelty Is tht
basis of two divorce suits brought in
district court. Manuel J. Caldwell
would be freed from Caroline, to
whom he was married at Wichita,
Kan., in 1913. Frank L. Callahan
seeks a divorce from Rose Callahan.
Thv wnra mnriIiH in Dmaha TW.Bn.
ber 17, 1908.
Ktltrtontu Vlcl, lion Plant Tk. f r. ,1
chemistry class -of the University of
umana inspected the Iten Biscuit
company as part of its regular work.
The students took a long practical
lesson under the guidance of Prof.
Lewis and one of the company's men.
They were shown how to mix the In
gredients, cook the pastries and Anally
pack the finished product.
Alcohol Bears Brunt of
New Tax Levies in Mexico
'Correspondence of The Associated Praia.)
Mexico City, April 18. The tax on
alcohol and beverages containing it
has been materially increased by a re
cent decree which announces that as
it is absolutely necessary to augment
certain taxes because of the necessi
ties of the country, beginning May 1,
first sales of alcohol brandies, tequilas,
mezcals and other alcoholic drinks ob
tained by distillation manufactured
within the country are taxed 40 per
cent on the sales price. Beers and
other alcoholic drinks not included in
the class mentioned above will be
taxed similarly 16 per cent. Similar
foreign products will be compelled to
pay a tax of 40 per cent above the im
Greek Soldiers Are
On Side of Allies
By Aaaoolatod' Preaa.)
Greek troops, followers of
former Premier Venizelos, with
the French forces, have occupied
Bulgarian positions on a front of
more than three miles in the Ser
bian theater and repulsed Bul
garian counter attacks delivered
in an endeavor to annual the ad
vantage. . . '
This announcement from Paris
shows for the first time that the
followers of Venizelos actually
are under arms with entente
forces fighting in Macedonia.
NO ACTION TAKEN
IN Em CASE
Kountze Memorial Council
Gives This Word After the
Minister Comes Before It.
THINK MATTER DROPPED
WILL CENSOR CABLES AND
Rev. Dr. O. D. Baltzlv. castor of
the Kountie Memorial Lutheran
church, will not be. asked to resign1
his pastorate here because of his re
cent utterance that "this is Mr. Wil
son's war." i
The council of the church, which
is the largest English speaking
Lutheran Vongregation in the world,
met last night and deliberated for
four hours and twenty minutes.
"No action" was the only comment
which George H. Gillespie, 5105 Burt
street, the appointed spokesman of
the council, would make.
"Can the council's failure to act be
construed as silent sanction of the
pastor's statement in regard to Amer
ica's entrance into the world war?"
he was asked.
Members Lips Sealed.
"I can only say the council took no
action, he answered.
The lips of the other members of
tne council were locked.
Mr. Gillespie said that there was no
prospect ot the pastor s resignation
being asked at any meeting in the
"The only meeting in prospect is
the regular monthly meeting in June,"
The meeting was held behind
locked doors. A janitor, who be
trayed no knowledge of the English
language, stood guard at the door and
shooed away, all who dared to draw
Minister Also Mum.
Rev. Dr. Baltzly refused to make
"The council met and took no ac
tion," is all he would say,
The resignations of Kathleen' and
Eileen McCune, daughters of Colonel
C W. McCune, 2920 North Twenty
fourth street, were accepted by the
council. The resignations were re
quested in a letter written by Colonel
McCune and censuring Rev. Dr.
Baltzly's utterance, "this is Mr. Wil
son's war" as a statement unworthy
of an American citizen.
Khan of Khalat Gives
"Temperate" Camels Away
(Correspondence of Tha Aaaoolated Press.)
Calcutta. India. April 8. The eift
of a hundred camels from the Khan
of Khalat, Baluchistan, to the viceroy
of India is a very valuable war dona
tion. The Khalat camels are consid
ered in many respects the finest in the
World, but purchase of good animals
of this type has been almost impos
sible owing to the high value which
their owners set upon them.
The Khalat camels are said to be
exceptionally swift and so temperate
in their drinking as to be almost total
f I io if 3 M
With a corps of aides, Commander
A. B. Hoff, U. S. N., has taken charge
of all telegraph and cable offices in
New York City as the official mili
tary censor. Commander Hoff has
authority to suppress or edit all dis
patches, business, personal or press,
to prevent facts of military value to
the enemy or prejudicial to the inter
ests of the United States from getting
into the hands of the Germans.
Dispatch Says U. S. War
Ships Near Irish Coast
Activity of the United States navy
in the war with Germany is indicated
by a cable dispatch from an officer of
the Wainwright, stating that he is
"off the coast of Ireland with a fleet
of six destroyers."
The naval officer sent the message
to his father twho showed it a personal
Iriend living in Umaha.
"I had a cable from my son a short
time ago stating that the Wainwright
was speeding southward off the coast
of Mexico, said the recipient of the
dispatch. For censorship reasons the
names are not given.
Extra Special! v
A Sale of Women's and Misses'
Tailored Silk Suits
Involving by long odds the biggest
and best values of the season at
$29.75 and $39.75
-wis, - "-' ,
OPPORTUNITY favora him who gets while the "gettin" is good. Opportunity fa
vored our representative while in the east by his being on the ground when the
decision was made to close these suits at a big sacrifice from the regular and he
picked them up while the "gettin' " was good. The way we bought them is the way
weipass them over to you.
, The suits of which v
We Illustrate Three of the Models
are made in the "very latest fashion, of such splendid materials as silk taffetas and
silk poplins of the best quality. The coats are lined with the finest fancy flowered
cheney silks, and you may have choice of such colorings as navy, gray, dark and light
tans, copens, resedas, taupe, rookie, purple and black. All sizes for women and misses.
Beyond a doubt they are the season's best values at $29.75 and $39.75. See
them in the big corner window.
Burtasa-Naah Co. Socon4 Flow
SCHOOL BOARD DROPS
Terminates Services of Super
visor Stedinger, Head of
MAY QUIT TEACHING IT
The Board of Education last night
abolished the position of supervisor
of German, held by Ferdinand Sted
inger, whose services will terminate
Whether German will be taught in
the schools next year is an issue to.
be determined later. The law re
quires that petitions for each school
ahall Km .,r ....... Ma.. I,-.
yet been filed for the next school
German is being taught in twenty
two grades and two high schools as
Bancroft, Castclar, Central, Colum
bia, Dundee, Edward Rosewater,
Franklin. Howard Kennedy, Lake,
Lincoln, Long, Lothrop, Mason, Mill
er Park, Monmouth Park, Park, Sara
toga, Saunders, Train, Vinton, Walnut
Hill, Windsor, Central High and
List of German Teachers,
On the "staff of German-language
Ferdinand Stedinger, supervisor;
May Somers, Fred Spinning, jr.;
Pearl Rockefeller, Barbara Chatelain,
T. E. Boswell, Amalia Anheuser,
Anna Mueller, Ida Heise, Helen Som
mer, Johanna Anderson, Katherine
Mattheis, Sadie Mayer, Emma Ells
worth, Helen Anderson, Lucy Mack,
cisie aiemssen, rauiine Keckinger,
Viola Gehlen, Ruth Rinehart, Ruby J.
Johnson, Agnes Nielsen, Anna C.
Gurske, Marguerctte Burke and Lucy
Bohemian is taught at Comenius,
Lincoln and Train school by Anna
Svacina and Rosa Fiala. French is
taught at Dundee school by May Ma
honey. Board Opposes German.
Every member of the Board of Ed
ucation is opposed to teaching Ger
man in the public schools.
Two months ago the board unani
mously signed a lengthy statement,
which was sent to members of the
Douglas county legislative delegation
and the newspapers, urging repeal of
the Mockett law.
The board declared at that time
that the English language is the lan
guage of the country and should be
Will Use United States
Mails to Advertise Loan
Washington, May 8. Every letter
of the daily millions In the mails soon
is to bear a special concellatlon stamp
of striking design to notify every
body receiving mail that the nation is
calling for contributions to the liberty
Every letter box of the hundreds
of thousands in the country is to be
placarded with posters announcing
the loan and the need for contri
butions. Every postoffice is to dis
play posters prominently giving full
Every one of the 60,000 vehicles op
erated by the Postoffice department
from the one horse buggy of the rural
free delivery carrier to the powerful
mail trucks in the principal cities is to
proclaim in large type from posters
on its sides that the liberty loan is
open to subscriptions.
Every letter carrier in every city is
to have a card to put in his cap so
that wherever his whistle Is heard, the
call to subscribe will be carried.
One of Rommey's Portraits
To Be Sold for Large Price
Corraapondenca of Th Aaaootated Pres..)
London, April 30. Lord Bangor
has been authorized bv the Iirsh
court of chancery to sell Romney's
fine portrait of Lady Arabella Ward,
at Castle Ward, to an American
collector for $60,000. Lady Arbella
was the youngest daughter of the first
earl of Glandort. In 1783 she married
Edward Ward, second son of the
First Viscount Bangor. The present
peer is their descendant. .
Amazing Power of Bon-Opto
To Make Weak Eyes Strong
Doctor Says It Strengthens
Eyesight 50 per cent in One
Weeks Time in Many Instances
A Pre; riw rip (Urn 'ou Can Ht Filled
Md Im t Horn.
V it'll mi of " i train and othrr y
wnknana and thou who wear trlAis?,
will b glad to know that actforrtlnjr to
Tr. Low It tttor la raal hopa and help for
them. Many whoa ay war falling- ay
they hava had thlr ayes Mstonut by thia
ramarkable preaorlptton and many who
onca wort vUmvb aay thy have thrown
tham away. Ona man uya, after uiing
Iti "I waa almoat blind. Could not
to rad at a.11. Now I can rad avcry
thing without my tlaaaea, and my ayaa do
not hurt any mora. At night they would
pain dYaadfully, Now thay faal ffna all
tha tlma, It waa Ilka a ml rue la to ma"
X lady whs ad It aaya: "Tha atmoa
phara Beamed haiy with or without
glaaaaa, but aftar ulng thla preacrlptlon
for flftaan daya everything aeema clear,
I can read even flna print without glaaaaa."
Another who uaad It aayat "I waa bothered
with eye etraln cauaed by overworked, tired
ayea, which Induced florae headachea. I
Have worn glaaaaa for aevera! yaara, both
for dlatance and work, and without them I
could not read my own name on an envniope
or tha typewriting on tha machine before
me. I can do both now and have diacarded
my Ion dlatance glaaaaa altogether. I can
oount tha fluttering leavee on tha treea
acroae tha at rent now, which for eaveral
yaara hava looked Ilka a dim graan blur
to me. I cannot expraaa my joy at what
It haa done for me."
It la believed that thouaanda who wear
glaeaea oan now dlacard them In a reason-
able tlma and multltudaa mora will be able
to siren than their ayra ao aa to be apa.red
tha trouble and axpenaa of ever getting
glaaaaa. Rye trouhlea of many deecrlptlona
may p wonderfully benefited by tha uae of
thla preacrlptlon at home. Uo to any actlvo
drug store and get a bottle of Bon-Opto
tablet!. Drop ona Bon-Opto tablet In a,
fourth of a. glaee of water and let It dla
aolve. With thfa liquid hatha tha ayea two
to four timea dally. Tnu a hon Id notice your
even clear up perceptibly right from tha
atart, and Inflammation and redneaa will
quickly disappear. If your eye bother you
even a little It la your duty to take atapa
to aave tham now before it la too lata
Many honlenaly blind might have Raved
their aiKht It thay had oarad for their
ya in tlma.
Nota: Another prominent Thy i clan, to
whom tha above article waa aubmltted.
aald : "Tei, tha Bon-Opto preacrlptlon la
truly a wondriful eye remedy. Ita eonatt
tuent lngrdinta are wall known to emlnont
eye apclallaia and widely preecrlbad by
them, I have uaed It very auceeaafully In
my own practice on patlanta whoa ayea
war atralned through overwork or mlaftt
glaaae. I can highly raeommend It In eaee
of weak, watery, aching, amarttng, Itching,
burning ayea, red llda, blurred vtalon or
for ayea Inflamed from cxpoauro to emoke.
aun, duat or wind. It la ona of tha vary
few preparatlone I feel ahould be kept en
hand for rarulai uaa In almoat ovary
family," Bon-Opto, referred to above, la
not a patent medicine or eret remedy.
It (a an ethical preparation, tha formula
being printed on tha package. The man.
ufiicturara guarantaa It to atrongthen eye
alght (0 per cant In ona waak'a tlma In
many Inatancea or refund tha money1. It
can be obtained from any good drugglac
and la told In thla city by Sherman A Uo
Onnnell, C. A, Malcher and other. Adv.
Pythians Endorse the Stand
Taken by the President
Nebraska Lodge, No. 1, Knights of
Pythias, passed resolutions last night
endorsing the stand taken by Presi
dent Wilson and congress in the pres
ent crisis. One of the resolutions
read that "the Knights of Pythias is
an Arperican order founded on prin
ciples the same as that for which our
country is to wage war."
A copy was ordered sent to Presi
Burgess-Mash Got mm.
' everybody!: store"
Tu..d.y, May 8, 1917.
STORE NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY.
Phon Doug. 137.
A ? en eveiy section of this big store, given over to the sale of home needs, contributes its most
-n- .helpful service offering generous stocks in wide variety and at prices that represent splendid
saving possibilities. . . ,
Crpet and Rugs
. , Curtains and Draperies
Housefurnishings, Etc. ,
SALE OF HOUSECLE ANING NEEDS
For Homef liters' Week-Specially Underpriced for Wednesday
Parlor broom, made of best
quality broom corn, 4-sewed,
varnisbed handle; special, 50c.
Curtain stretchers, adjustable
frame, brass, nickel plated pins,
full 6x12 size; special, 79c.
Movable pin curtain stretch
er, basswood frame, adjustable,
full 6x12 size;. special, f 1.S0.
Wash boards, Protector brand,
extra wide, zinc covered; spe
cial, 49c. -
Waste paper baskets, made
of rattan, wood bottom; spe
Two-burs er gas slate; me
dal, $1.50. ;
Springer ironing board with
stand, made of basswood, stands
very solid and rigid; special,
Basswood Ironing board, with
Stand; special, 96c.
Hardwood step stools, heavily
varnished, folding) special, 85c.
Tsmpico scrub brush; spe
water pails, first
special, 35s. ,
Hand power vacu
um sweeper, special,
at i. vs.
Happy Day washing machine,
BurfMi-Nuh Co. Dti
Galvanized iron wash tubs'.
extra heavy stationary wood
handle,- with wringer attach
ments, extra large size, $1.60.
plete with 8-f t.
d e t a e h a ble
American clothes line reel
for outdoor use; special, 75c.
Cotton dish mops; each, 8c.
Norway pine step
ladders, with psil
shelf, 6-ft. size, 79c
6-ft. step Udders,
every step reinforc
ed with steel rod:
imade of heavy stock,
With pail shelf, $1.60
iwa Stairs Strti
ket s, w e 1 1
made of heavy sine,
can be used In a ,
wash boiler, washes
the finest fabric
without injury, spe
cial, at 98c
' O'Cedar polish mop, triangle
shape, complete with handle,
O'Cedar chemically treated
mop for dusting, triangle shape,
complete with polished handle,
Big Wonder Cedar oil polish,
pint can, 16c.
Chemically treated dustless
broom cover, 10c.
Paints. Brushes Etc.
P a 1 1 o n ' s sunproof
paints, gallon, at $2.90.
Sapolin screen enamel,
Sapolin screen enamel,
for all wood work, can,
Sapolin floor varnish,
Sapolin ground color,
Waxit polish for furniture, autos, etc.,
Climax wall paper cleaner, can, 8c.
4-inch black bristle wall brush; spe
2-inch black bristle varnish brush, set in
rubber; special, 23c.
BurfeM-Naih Co, Down Sulrs Storo
Soaps and Powders
Cudahy's Diamond C soap, 36
bars, $1.00. ,
Cudahy's white borax naphtha soap,
10 bars, 34c.
Cudahy's pearl white soap, 10
Sunbrite cleanser, 8 cans, 10c.
Sof-tone or Kleen-ton, per can, 8c.
Tolleteer, per can, 18c.
P. & G. naphtha soap, 10 bars, 44c.
20-muIe team borax, soap chips,
large pkg., 21c.
DuBtbane sweeping compound
large can, 15.
20-mule team borax, lb. pkg., 10c.
Crystal laundry soap, 10 bars, 38c.
Buri..N.h Co Down St.lr. Store
Horse Shoe Brand Wringers
Every One Guaranteed
Household brand, wood
frame, enclosed cog
wheels; 19-inch rolls, war
ranted for 1 year; special
Keystone clothes wringer,
wood frame, enclosed cog
wheels, warranted for 8
years, U-inch rollers, spe
Ball : bearing clothes wringer, Keystone brand,
11-inch rollers, enclosed cog wheels, warranted
for 8 years; special, $4.28.
Bench wringer, bonsists of hardwood bench,
which holds two tubs and wringer, extra wide,
made of hardwood, warranted For 1 year; spe
Household folding bench, holds two tubs and
wringer; special. $1.95.
BurtOM-Noih Co Down Sulra Storo
A Most Extraordinary Sale oi
Pretty Trimmed Hats at
THE values are really sensational the reduc
tions extreme, and we have planned for a
great response to this announcement Wednes
day. Beautiful lisere braids, smartly trimmed
with flowers, feathers and ribbons, silk lined
and faced with georgette crepe, in light colors
as well as black.
Rolling Brim Saiiort - Straight Brims
Turbant and the Lilt
A great collection, embracing a wide range
of styles and there Is no doubt but that there
is a hat to suit your fancy and at the ridiculous
price oi $1.00.
BurfoM-Nooh Co. Down Stairs Storo
l-pint household ammonia, 9c. - -
1-quart ammonia, 12c.
1-gallon ammonia, 49c.
1 l-pint Witch Hazel, 29c.
1-quart Witch Hazel, 49c'
Peroxide, bottle, 10c
Hand scrub brushes, 6c
Hand scrub brushes, 10c and ISe.
Protect your clothing with a Wsyn.
No. 2 Wardrobe, T8c -No.
3 Wardrobe, 88c
No. 5 Wardrobe, $1.00.
. No. 17 Wardrobe, $1.80.
No. 18 Wardrobe, $2.00.
Shelf Paper 15c Roll
Large size whit, glazed shelf paper, 10
sheets to the roll, at 15c roll.
Shelf paper for drawers and shelves,
13 inches wide, 26 feet to roll, 10a roll.
Lece edge shelf paper, 8 yards to roll,
Lace edge doilies, all sizes, for the china
closets, 6c i
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