Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, May 17, 1917, Page 9, Image 9

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Brie J City News
Mud Uupi Burren-C. Bd.a Co.
Hot. Boot Print It Niw Bomoon Praia.
Platinum Wedding Rings Edohlm.
Goodrich Garden Bom at Jas. Mor
ton A Son Co.
Dandelion Rakes and Garden Tools.
Jamea, Morton & Son Co.
To Hospital for Operalion Martin
Sugarman has gone to a hospital for
un operation which he expects to
undergo on Thursday.
Spring Their Kew Uniform Ser
geant 8lgwart and eleven traffic offi
cers are out in their new summer uni
forms of olive drab serge suits and
white caps.
Carmen Sues Wife for Divorce
Charles F. Carmen, suing Stella Car
men for divorce in district court, al
leges cruelty. They were married Jan
uary 8. 1915.
Eight Catalpa Bungell. Nino Feet
Worth $5.00 each. To closo them out
$2.00 each. Nicest trees ever shown
here. Also hard maple. A general
line. Smith Nursery, 15 N. Stain,
Council Bluffs. Phone 214.
To Talk of Early Days Thursday
noon Robert F. Gilder of the editorial
staff of the World-Herald will address
the Noonday club of Omaha In the
south dining room of the Commercial
club on "Early Days in Nebraska."
Judge Day Parts Four Couples
Judge Day granted the following de
crees: Beatrice Sunders from Ruley
.Sunders, Mary Spann from Sumpter
Spann, Alfred E. Hogan from Anna
Hogan and Orla Thompson from Clar
ence P. Thompson.
Pleads Guilty to Assault Frank An
zalone, pleading guilty to stabbing
C.eorge Hladik, was sentenced to one
year in the penitentiary by Judge
Sears, sitting in criminal court. He
gave as provocation for the cutting
affray that "Hladik ran over his dog."
Wants $25,000 Damages Nancy B.
Hopkins asks $25,000 damages from
Kirschbaun & Sons in a suit brought
in district court, in which she alleges
permanent Injuries suffered Febru
ary 23 when a truck crashed into a
street car at Capitol avenue and Four
teenth street.
To Speak at Grace Church Rev.
' Charles W. Savidge will speak to the
Loyal Workers' Bible class on Thurs
day evening at the Grace Evangelical
church, Twenty-seventh street and
Camden avenue. His subject will be
"The Bible as It is Related to the
World War."
To Buy Liberty Bonds Two thou
sand dollars has been subscribed to
the government war loan by the Com
mercial club of Omaha. The execu
tive committee decided at the last
meeting to take $2,000 out of available
funds In its treasury and buy war
bonds with it. Treasurer Thomas Fry
of the club will take care of the de
tails of this transaction.
Little Child on Witness Stand
Nine-year-old Lillian Swift struggled
against taking the 'witness stand In
federal court Wednesday, 'but finally
went up when accompanied by her
"gran'ma." She Is the child of May
Swift, who was one of five persons
drowned In the Missouri when an au
tomobile in which they were riding
ran off the bank into the river. Her
administrator is suing Sarpy county
Central High Cadets Will
Pitch Camp at Gilmore
Gilmore, Neb., has been selected by
the Central High school authorities
for the annual encampment of the
cadet regiment, June 4 to 9, inclusive.
The first target practice for the
cadets was held on the range in East
Omaha Monday, sixteen officers tak
ing part.
Cudahy Foreman, Charged
With Assault, Surrenders
to South Side
Joseph Vandivcr, 2311 N street,
foreman of the electrical department
of the Cudahy Packing company,
charged with hitting Charles Hrbek
with a brick last Sunday, surrendered
to the police yesterday. He was re
leased on $500 bond.
Hrbek has been removed from the
South Side hospital to his home. If
he is able to appear in court Thurs
day morning, Vandiver will have his
preliminary hearing.
Delegates to Convention.
The South Omaha delegation to the
twenty-ninth annual meeting of the
National Live stock exchange at
Louisville, Ky., left last night over
the Burlington. They will arrive at
their destination this evening.
The delegation includes: C. J.Koaram
Ingwersen, vice president ot the Na
tional Live Stock exchange; VV, B.
Tagg. president of the South Omaha
Live Stock exchange; V. B. Cox, vice
president of the South Omaha Live
Stock exchange; J. H. Bulla, presi
dent of the Traders' Live Stock ex
change; Frank Anderson, Will H.
Wood, C. H. Peterson, A. E. Rogers,
A. F. Stryker, traffic manager of the
exchange, and A. Cs Davenport, editor
of the Journal-Stockman. Mrs. W. B.
Tagg, Mrs. W. T. Cox, Mrs. C. L.
Peterson and Mrs. A. E. Rogers, ac
companied their husbands.
The convention will last three days,
beginning May 17.
Exchange Adopts Slogan.
The South Omaha Live Stock ex
change is arranging to send broad
cast instructions to farmers, stock
men and breeders as to the best and
simplest methods of increasing live
stock production. The plan will be to
send mailing cards telling them in a
few brief words the resolutions adopt
ed at Lincoln two weeks ago at
the conference of live stock men,
business men and professors of the
college of agriculture of the Univer
sity of Nebraska.
The instructions take the form of
an imperative command, at the same
time appealing to the producer's pa
triotism. It follows:
Breed sows for fall litters.
Increase breeding of ewes on
Save from slaughter desirable
breeding stock.
This slogan has been adopted by
the Nebraska and Iowa Agricultural
colleges, many practical stockmen and
the South Omaha Live Stock ex
change. REMEMBER.
All men cannot join the army
and fight in the trenches, but
every man can do his bit by in
creasing the food supply to feed
the men who must fight.
Chickens Are Chickens.
Magistrate Fitzgerald of the South
Side police court yesterday decreed,
"that ducks are chickens and chickens
are ducks, and things that wear feath
ers are fowls, women excepted.
The decision was handded down
in the case of the city against Mrs.
Lena Kadowski, charged with permit
ting her chickens to run at large.
It was brought out at the hearing
that the woman was in court last
week charged with permitting her
chickens to run at large, and was re
leased upon her promise to keep them
within an enclosure. When asked why
she did not keep her promise, she
told the court, through her interpre
ter, that she did. "I kept my chickens
locked up, but you didn't say anything
about ducks, so I let them run loose."
The judge scratched his semi-bald
dome, did a perfect movie registra
tion of "business of thinking" and
made this decision: "Ducks are
fowls," and assessed a fine of $-5 and
costs, which he remitted, the woman's
tearful promise that she would keep
the ducks home if she had to nail
them to the ground.
Sooth S!d Gossip.
Ill flv. a danc. this
The Tulip club
Kor Rpnt Store, hmias. cottasss and
A r-nsft ball team It belnir organised at
tho Morris packing plant. William Dtttman
la captain and manager.
Adah Chapter No. 62, Order of Eastern
star, will meet at the homa of Mra. I. L.
Van Rant, Twenty-fifth and G streets,
Pupils of 8t. Agnes' school will alv. an
entertainment at Workman hall. Twenty-
fifth and M streets, Thursday evening. Tha
will Include dancing, alnglng.
muslo and m playlet.
FIRB INSURANCE, choice of 1J leading
companies: prompt service, lowest rates.
Miss Anita King and Wallaca Raid In
the "Oolden fetter" at the Brass tonight.
the new Black Diamond comedies for
the Bess, tonight. ,
A musicals under the direction of Prof.
Mach will ba given by the music depart
ment or the south Omaha Woman a club
at the homa of Mrs. F. A. Cressey Saturday
afternoon at I o'clock.
Cyril J2. Sheehy and Paul McBrlde. South
Side men, have Joined the hospital naval
corps. Young Sheehy Is an employe of the
OlKlahy Packing company, where his father
Is general superintendent. McBrltle worked
the Morris plant, whore his lather Is
Parents' day will be observed at the
Brown Park school Friday. A program will
be given at I o'clock In the afternoon, after
which the work of the children will be In
spected Ity the parents. A Vlctrola, re
cently purrhaaed by the pupils, will ba pre
sented to the school.
Phil Kearney Post No. 2, Grand Army of
the Republic; the Woman'a Relief Corps and
old aoldlera and their fRmlllcs will attend
services at the First Baptist church Sunday
morning. May 27. Rev. u. F. Holler will
preach the Memorial day sermon.
Arrangement for the observance of Me
morial day have been completed by the
local poet of the Grand Army of the Re
public and affiliated organlaatlona. It la
Pray for Good Crops on
Millionaires' Estates
Poughkeepsie, N. Y., May 15.
Spring time prayers for success
crops are being offered this week
on estates in the Hudson river
millionaire's colony around Hyde
More than 150 employes of
Colonel Archibald Rogers, Mrs.
James Roosevelt and Frederick
W. Vanderbilt, led by Rev. E. P.
Newton, knelt in the rye fields
and vegetable gardens and offered
prayers for fruitful crops.
Every tillable inch of these vast
properties has ben planted, even
to the erstwhile green lawns.
planned to have all membere meet at tha
residence of J. W. Creseey. 4U7 South Twenty-third
atreet, at S:3u In the morning. Au
tomobiles will be In readlncaa to take them
to the different cemeteries, where the graves
of their comrades will be decorated and
services held. In the afternoon the members
and families will go to the Auditorium to
attend the exercises and hear the Memorial
day address.
Can't Mail Liquor Ads to
This State, Says Burleson
Washington, May 15. Postmaster
General Burleson announced today
that the territory to which it will be
unlawful to mail letters, postal cards
or publications containing liquor ad
vertisements, under the so-called
Reed amendment, embraces at least
twenty-four states in their entirety
and portions of two others, while data
is incomplete as to four more.
The ban is effective July 1, except
where otherwise stated.
The absolutely barred states are:
Alabama, Arliuna, Arkansas. Colorsdo.
Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Mlchl
gan. Mississippi. Montsna, Nebraaka, New
Hampshire, North Dakota, North Carolina,
Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina. South
Dakota, t'tah, Virginia. Washington and
West Virginia.
The ban is effective in Utah August
1, next, and Montana December 31,
Italian Bank Subscribes
To the U. S. Liberty Loan
New York, May l The New
York agency of the Banco di Napoli,
Italy, has subscribed $500,000 to the
liberty loan, it was announced today.
As far as is known, this is the first
subscription to the loan by a foreign
753 Residents of Nebraska
registered at Hotel Astor
during the past
1000 Rooms. 700 with Bath
A cuisine which has made
the Astor New York's leading
Banqueting place.
Single Rooms, without bath,
12.50 and 13.00
Double 3.50 and 4.00
Single Rooms, with bath, 3.50 to 6.00
Double 4.50 to 7.00
Parlor, Bedroom and bath,
$10.00 to $14.00
Time Square
At Broadway, 44th to 45th Streets the center of New York's social
and business activities. In close proximity to all railway terminal.
THIS telegram, from one of the greatest Speed Kings of the World,
places the Chalmers foremost in the American records of Stock Car
Performance as the fastest in its class. This type of Chalmers can he
seen any time on our salesroom floor.
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May 4, 1917.
Western Motor Car Co.,
Omaha, Neb.
Chalmers stock chassis fan removed makes highest mile record in the
230 cubic inch class. Mile made in 38.10 seconds on Atlantic Beach,
Jacksonville, Fla. Under the observation of Jos. Tracy, Technical
Representative of the American Automobile Association, and Fred Wagner,
timer. This is 2.2 seconds faster than record made by national 450 cubic
inch class, and within less than three seconds of record made by Hudson
Super-Six 300 cubic inch class with motor figuring nearly 25 larger.
Official speed attained nearly 95 miles per hour. Car certainly shows
wonderful class.
Joe Dawson, Driver.
Touring Car,
f, o. b. Detroit,
Western Distributor
Chas. R. Hannan, jr., Pres.; Walter S. Johnson, Secy and
Sales Mgr.; E. V. Abbott, Vice Pres. and Gen. Mgr.
2054 Farnam St. Omaha, Neb. Phone Doug. 4904
Branches: Lincoln, Hooper and Hastings.
Touring Car,
f. o. b. Detroit.
Shoots Himself
Because Broke
And Cannot Wed
Because he did not have enough
money to marry the girl he loved, B.
YV. Everist, 21 years old, a farmer of
Tarkio, Mo., sent a bullet above his
heart in an allempt to end his life
early this morning in his room at the
Merchants hotel, rle will probably
"For God's sake shoot me aeain and
finish me," lie pleaded with the clerk.
"1 can't marry her because I haven't
got the money." He likewise pleaded
with police officers to carry out the
joh he did not finish.
Kverist registered at the hotel yes
terday afternoon under the assumed
name of Bill Green. He was not seen
by hotel attaches after he was shown
his room.
Everist left a note to his sweet
heart. Miss Nina Ewing of Tarkio,
in which lie said: "I am gone, but
hope not forgotten. Don t worry
about me. May God forgive me for
what I have done."
A checkbook showed that he had
deposited a large sum of money in
an Omaha bank and nearly $100 cash
was found where directed.
Admits Theft of Quantity
Of Sugar From Freight Car
Roy Slock was arrested yesterday
afternoon charged with breaking into
and stealing a large quantity of sugar
from a Northwestern freight car at
Thirtenth and Mason streets.
A grocer caused Slock's arrest when
the later attempted to sell him some
of the sugar for $4 a sack.
Joe Novich, a peddler, who police
say, had purchased some of the sugar,
was arrested also. Some of the sugar
was recovered. Slock admits the theft,
To Success.
.crtising Is the Road
Burgess-Hash Company:
Wednesday, May 16, 1917. STORE NEWS FOR THURSDAY Phone Douglas 137
It's doubtful indeed if you have
shared in better values in
Than These Offered in Our
Annual May Sale Thursday
"DEAUTIFULLY made, crisp undermuslins, representing the newest styles,
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xj ana specially pneeu iur una uig annual cvcu
at- I
Corset Covers, 19c
Nainsook or crepe trimmed
with fine embroidery edges, cut
full size and very special, at 18c
Corset Covers, 45c
Fine nainsook, with wide rib
bon drawn beading, fine em
broidery edges, 45c.
Corset Covers, 75c
Nainsook, ot fine quality, with
lace insertions, lace medallions
and edges, ribbon beading, 75c.
Camisoles, at 65c
Crepe de Chine with lace inser
tions, lace edge and lace shoul
der straps. 65c
Drawers, at 59c
Nainsook drawers, trimmed
with dainty laces and embroid
ery, open or closed, 89c.
Drawers, at $1.25
Fine nainsook, cut full, with
slashed sides, ribbon drawn lace
beading and lace edge, special,
at S1.25-
Modesty Drawers
A circular closed drawer,
elastic back of waist band, with
button effect of the envelope
chemise; regular or extra sizes,
59c to $1.25-Burfsi-Nah
Co, Sacond Floor
Gowns, at 45c
Good quality muslin, also some
crepe, neatly trimmed with em
broidery, at 45c-
Gowns, at 75c
Nainsook, slip-over style, trim
med with lace insertions, em
broidery medallions and lace
edge. 75c.
Gowns, at 98c
Fine nainsook, made with dain
ty embroidery and lace insertions
and embroidery and lace edges,
at 98c.
Gowns, $1.25 to $1.98
Nainsook of fine quality, elab
orately trimmed with ribbon
drawn headings, $1.28 to $1.98.
Beautiful Early Spring Hats
in a Special bale
""TCV offer for Thursday a specially
prepared group of too 4wrrning hats' .
each one an exceptibTial value in "
stravt? and fabric combinations, aturv
ing new styles, material j and trimmings.
Priced for the occasion at & 9
Remember about 'Ifa Early Bird. "
We Have Installed
For the Convenience of
the Patrons of Our Store
JlsK Mr. Foster
Travel Information
The "ABk Mr. Foster" service
is a thoroughly systematized or
ganization of trained specialists
for supplying, without charge,
advice and information concern
ing travel by all known methods
and about schools, camps and
educational and pleasure tours,
railway and steamship schedules
.nd descriptive par. 'hlets of re
sorts, hotels, schools and camps
are supplied.
No fees are asked or ever ac
cepted. Bursen.Nsih Ca. Mala riosr Saleaay
Sale Thursday of Colored
French Kid Pumps $6.95
Hand turned soles, covered
Louis heels; a marked saving
on every pair. The offering in
Ivory French kid skin
Champagne French kid skin
Pearl gray French kid skin
Steel gray French kid skin
White vamps with gray kid quarters.
White vamps with tan kid quarters. . .
The last of the imported French kid skin, the only
kid that retains its color.
BurftssNasb Co. Second Floor.
Very Special
House Drejses $1.13
Mina Taylor House Dresses, made(of the best
quality ginghams and percales, white and col
ors, light and dnrk, one and two-piece models;
some have organdie collars, separate belts, pock
ets and button trimmed. Very desirable for
porch or house wear, subject to slight imperfec
tions, but extreme values, at $1.13.
Infants' and Children's
Shoes Reduced to 89c
Also slippers and sandals, including black kid,
patent kid, white canvas, tan sandals J sizes 2
to 8; Thursday, pair, 89c.
Men's Night Shirts 50c
Big lot of men's night shirts, consisting of
samples and soiled gowns from our main stock;
also some that are slightly imperfect; very spe
cial, Thursday, at 50c.
Sample Hosiery at 25c
Women's and children's sample stockings,
black, plain or ribbed, all seamless, cotton or
silk lisle, specially priced, at 25c
Corsets at $1.00
A very special value in lace front corsets,
long skirt, low bust, free hip, double boned ; ven
tilated back with two elastic gores in skirt and
elastic band, fitted with 3 pairs of supporters,
fancy embroidery trimmed; sizes 19 to 30, $1.00.