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THE Bli: OMAHA, TUESDAY, MAY 22, 1917.
TO RACEAT BENSON
Council Places on File Protest
Made Against Maintaining:
, Plant Near Coun
try Club. '7.
The Omaha Driving club won a
contest before the city council com
mittee of the whole, involving sup
prcssion of the race track feature of
ythe fair grounds controlled by the
Douglas County Agricultural associa
tion at Benson. -
An ordinance to prohibit racing or
training of horses, coursing roeets and
wild west shows in residence districts
of the city was. recommended to be
Disced on file. v
Odor, dust, -noise, flies and lack of
proper drainage were onjcctionabie
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icaiuic. ciaunca dt l r. irimpc, Air.
and Mrs. E. L. Underwood. Mrs. A.
H. Marvin and Mrs. F. H. Sawyer,
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wiiu icsuucu uciurc uic CUUI1C11.
, ...... Advertising Asset,
James Walsh, president ot the Agri
cultural tociety. stated: - ''
"This track is known from coast to
, coast as the fastest in the country; It
ts a- great advertising asset for Omaha.
The men who are backing it have
$9,000 tied up in the enterprise. The
real trouble is that property owners
in an addition east of the fair grounds
bought lota with the understanding
that a twenty-five-foot street had been
established and would be opened,
whereas no such street Has been
ODened. , , -
O. M. Smith. secretary of the
Omaha Driving club, appeared in de
fense of the track. I. J. Dunn ap
peared as attorney lor the protcstanta,
Gospel Munitions Are '
Sent to Soldiers at Front
The American Tract society has
undertaken to furnish sospel muni'
tions in large quantities for the United
States soldiers and sailors. The value
and drgency of gospel munitions is
set forth in the .following testimor
Captain J. Madison Hare, the chap'
lain of the Fourth New Jersey infan-
try, while on the Mexican border,
said: "I desire to thank the American
Tract society for the Soldier' Text
Books sent to our men. They were
greatly appreciated." Another chap
lain on the border telegraphed: "Send
me by express 10,500 copies of the
Soldier's Text Book, also leaflets-
all urgently needed.
Of the Soldier's Text Book 500,000
were distributed in the Spanish-American
war, 5,000 were sent to the Eng
lish soldiers in the war, zone, 5,000
in the Dutch language, and 50,000
tracts in the Russian language were
' sent to the Russian prisoner in Ger
many, , . I ' ,.-., ..:(
The Tract society appeal .for not
less than $60,000 to supply more than
2,000,000 copies of the Soldier's Text
Book add Cromwell's Soldier' Pocket
Bible, also hundreds of thousands of
leaflets, among them "The Converted
Soldier," "Pivot Battles in Life" and
Sunny Jim'a Frist Aid Package,"
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adapted to meet the needs of the men
in both the army and riavy. The sup
ply of gospel munitions in the quan
tities needed i dependent upon spe
cial donation and a most earnest ap
peal is made for this vital and im
portant work, ' ; i - i
Donations may be lent to Rev. A.
r T, . ( t r . . .
ncinnaru, neio secretary Ameri
can Tract society, 721 South Thirty
leventh ttreet, Omaha, Neb. For in-'
formation telephone;, Harney 218yv
Missing Omaha Woman is ,
Located at Albany, N. Y.
Hulda Carlson, the young woman
who disappeared from the Scandina
vian Young Women' Christian asso
ciation three weeks ago,-has been lo
cated, She was found wandering
about the streets of Albany, N. Y,
last Friday suffering from a derange
ment o( the mind. ...
Mis Carlson was formerly in the
employ of T. M. Orr of the Union
Pacific and it wa through bis efforts
that site was located. Recently she
i was placed ins, the " Scandinavian
Young Women's 'Christian ! associa-
make her escape,, .Before leaving she
jmuiuicw ncr Dan account ot KMU.
She got off at-Albany, thinking it was
ew York. ,. !', . '
Arrangementa, r being made for
her return here. . , i .
Marines to Conduct a.2 1
. Week's Drive for Recruits
In the greatest ; recruiting drive
they ever attempted, the United
States marine will, conduct a na
tional recruiting week from June 10
to 16 m an attempt to make their lo-
an, "Four Thousand Enlistment by
aturday Night.fa-reality. . i
Governors, mayors, business and
professional men, patriotic organiza
tions, women' clubs, schools, thea
ter and newspapers will be' asked to
co-operate in., this work. An effort
will be made to, recruit the marine
corps to full war strength at the ear
liest practicable moment, as it ia very
likely that the "soldiers of the sea
will be among the "first to fight"
overseas. : '. " ' , ...
Election Commissioner Asks
Draft Registrars; to Report
Election - Commissioner Moorhead
has requested all volunteer registrars
for conscription to report to hi, of
fice not later than Wednesday-afternoon.
Nearly 300 registrars 'will
serve in Douglas county.- . About
thirty still 4re, needed. The election
commissioner has order from Gov'er-1
- nor Neville to report names of reg
istrars and have - them sworn not
, ater than Miy-24., .
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McAdoo tor Arrive in Omaha' ,
Before 7 O'clock Thursday
Secretary McAdoo and-his party of
twenty, according to advices received
, at Burlington headquarters, will ar
rive in Omaha"f 6:40 o'clock Thur.
day mofnul& 'The party comes from
St Joseph and will remain In Omaha
until 4:30 in the afternoonj when they
leave for Kansas City. , - v is,
New Light Looked For in -
Rapp-Schroeder Murder Case
The detective mixup at Chadron,
Neb.i is said to be more or less mys
teriously connected with an investiga
tion being made by an Omaha detec
tive agency into tne scnroeaer-itapp
murder case which shocked this city
in 1914. -
The identities of Omahans at Chad
ron led careful observer to look for
interesting , developments, and they
aver that internal affairs of the
Omaha police department are in
volved. Mrs. Fred Schroeder, widow of the
late Councilman Fred Schroeder, who
was one of the three victims of the
tragedy in 1914, has retained detec
tives who are on the case and prom
ise "important disclosures" within a
' Detective Dolan of the Omaha De
tective association made this state
ment: "During the hilarities which imme
diately preceded the closing of sa
loons on April 30, tongues were loos
ened and it is thought that certain in
formation was let slip which will be
of much importance in the apprehen
sion of the murderers. We are being
assisted by one of the witnesses who
testified before the coroner' jury,"
Passenger Men Puzzled -Over
Tax on Return Tickets
Railroad passenger men are puzzled
over the provisions of a passenger
traffic law that is before congress.
This law has to do with the, taxing of
tickets for rides in regular coaches,
sleepers and parlor cars and proposes
to add a government tax of 10 per
cent to all transportation purchased
or in the possession of passengers
after June 1. . . , -
It is easy for sgents to provide for
transportation purchased after. June
1, for all there is to do is to add 10
per cent for the tax. That purchased
prior to that date, however, is the
problem. The return ends of thou
sands of round trip tickets are in the
hands of purchasers. The proposed
law does not specify whether conduc
tors' to whom such tickets are pre
sented are to collect the 10 per cent
on the returning end, or on the en
tire ticket. It simply provides that
Kthe conductor shall collect 10 per cent
on tne value ot the tickets ana make
returns to the authorities to be
Urges Council to Pave '
; Ames Avenue With Brick
T. H. Butler. 4318 Ames Avenue.
urged the city council to select brick
block upon a substantial concrete base
when approving material for paving
Ame avenue, Thirty-sixth to, Forty
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si) uvns ssi a v iiiv biivapvoi i
(he end. Bear in mind that Ames
avenue will be the great artery of
travel tor the northwestern part ot
Douglas county and - southwestern
Sart of Washington county into Oma
a. Other cities are learning brick
block i the best and cheapest in
the long run." laid Mr. Butler,
1 he council decided that brick block
should be used in this paving district.
New Factory to Be Moved
Here from Grand Rapids
A factory to manufacture lacing
cord and lacing cord machinery is to
be moved here from Grand Rapids,
Mich. u. ,4 A. - Albracht, proprie
tor of the plant, a former Omaha
man, ha decided to mpve the plant
to Omaha. The industrial commit
tee of the Commercial club is now
seeking a favorable location for - his
plant. Shoe lace and other iacliig
cordvis made from the oroduct turned
out by Mr. Albracht' factory. About
twenty-hve people will be employed
in the factory here. If a suitable
building is found right away the ma-
chinery-.will be.ahipped.here o that
operation may begin in sixty day.
Stuben Funeral Will Be
; : Held at St.: Paul's Church;
Fnnrral airvir.f Inr William. .H
Stuben, who died Friday - night at
Woodman. Cokju will be -told at St.
Paul's German Lutheran church,
Twenty-fifth and. Evans streets, at
2:30 ;Tuesday afternoon. Rev. Mr.
Otto will flreach the sermon. Mr.
Stuben is survived by his widow, Le
lia, and one daughter, Ramona Jane;
bis, mother, Mrs. John S. Stuben;
brothers, Otto. Henry, John, Theo
dore and Adolph, and three sisters.
Mrs. V. L. WiRht. Mrs. td WittiB
and Mrs. . Jerome Botter, all of
Omaha. ' '-.
A :R0TEL PURITAN
LUMBER MEN KEEP
TEAMS IN STABLES
Say They Fear Striken, While
Latter Say that it is a
Lockout of Union
Lumber dealers and buildng ma
terial men generally made few, if any,
deliveries by team today. Fear of
violence by the striking teamsters is
given as their reason.
In denial the striking teamsters say
it Is part of a general lockout of team
ster the material men are endeavor
ing to perpetuate.. .
The strike began with the team
ster of the C. W. Hull company last
tucsday and since then has spread
throughout the city. Many teams.
However, are working on moving vans,
grocery delivery wagons and many
M. G. Colpetzer of the Chicago
Lumber company said this morning:
"We are keeping our teamsters and
teams in today. The teamsters are
helping to unload car and doing oth
er work about the yard, there has
been so much violence in the ) last
week that we are afraid to send men
out -on the streets with the teams.
We are araid of getting the teams
cut up and the men assaulted. We
are an open shop here, and the men
at working, and have been working
an tne time, t
Wait for Quiet. Y ,
At the Hoagland Lumber com
pany a office it was stated, "We
thought it best to keep the teams in
the barn until this thing quiets down."
At 513 North Sixteenth street,
headquarters ot tne 1 canisters union,
scores of teamsters were gathered
checking over lists of the men out on
strike. Their . business agent said,
"The building material concerns gen
erally have begun a lockout. They
icrnnrfrl , mil ine AmmAm .Ht!..!..
Police Chief Protests Issuing
Liquor License to Druggist
Chief of Police Dunn has filed with
County Judge Crawford the first pro
test against issuing a liquor license to
a druggist since prohibition went into
ettect. the police chief protests
against issuing a license to Paul B.
Fitch, druggist, 624 North Sixteenth
street, who was arrested for having
uquor in nis possession, xle was
fined $100 and costs in police court
His attorneys appealed. District
court sustained the lower court's de
cision. Fitch's attorneys say they
will carry the case to the state su
preme court. ,
Arrest Follows Opening .
Of Bottle of Near Beer
Opening a bottle of near-beer came
near causing the downfall of Mrs.
Mattie Holmes, 2327 South Sixteenth
street. . According to her version, to
gether with Miss Lulu Cornish, she
was asked by R. T. Richie to come
into his room in a neighboring apart
ment and open a bottle of near-beer.
Mr. Richie says that while they
were drinking, Mrs, Holmes reached
into his trbusers pocket lying on a
chair and extracted $9. All three
were discharged. ;
Uncle Sam to Hold Monthly
!?t Exams for Stenographers
Civil service examinations for steno
graphic -and typewriting positions in
the federal service' will be heldl the
fourth Thursday of every month in
Nebraska and Iowa until further no
tice.- In , the present emergency he
gbvernment 'has Breat need 'for ste
nographers. Applicant ahould write
ior imormauon to tne secretary ot
tne bigntn civil service district, bt
Paul, Minn. '
Two Reported Thefts of -"
Autos Sunday Night
Two more auto owners became the
victims of auto thieves Sunday night
The car belonging to L. M. Metzger
wa taken from in front of his 'resi
dence. 420 North Nineteenth- street.
between th: hours of 9 and 10 o'clock.
About the same time the carof F: J.
Kunce, 2304 J street, Southi Omaha,
was stolen from in front of the Strand
theater, while he was- taking in the
movie show. Both cars were Fords,
Omaha Ad Club to Aid
. Sale of Liberty Loan Bonds
The Omaha Ad club will get into
action to help sell Liberty loan bonds.
President Robert B. Wallace made
this announcement upon receipt of
a letter from President Herbert S.
Houston of the Associated Ad Clubs
of the World, in which the interna
tional president point out the work
the ad clubs of the country can and
must do to aid this movement
President Houston has appointed
twelve committee chairmen, one
from each regional reserve bank dis
trict, these chairmen to fill out their
own committees from among Ad dub
members in their district and work
ou the details of marketing the bonds
quickly. William H. Besack of Kan
sas City i appointed chairman of the
committee for this district President
Wallace of the Omaha Ad club wrote
Chairman Besack saying that the
Omaha Ad club members are at his
disposal and that they stand ready to
co-operate at once in the movement
Omaha Ministerial Union
. Offers to Aid Uncle Sam
The Omaha Ministerial union, at
its regular meeting Monday, passed
resolutions of confidence and endorse
ment of the government in the war
and offered to assist in any way it
Rev. Dr. E. H. Jenks, pastor of the
First Presbyterian church, read a
paper on "The Bible in Literature."
"No other book," he said, "has left
its imprint upon literature in anything
like the volume the Bible has. Our
greatest writers have drawn from it
continually. Milton used to read a
cheapter in the Hebrew every morn
ing and meditate upon it tor an hour.
Shakespeare, though he died five years
after the King James' version was
published, drew copiously from it.
The beautiful "Idylls of the King" are
directly inspired by it.
"It is the greatest book ever given
to man, and remains today, in the
commercial phrase, 'the best seller.'
It is a book of poetry, drama, short
stories, a book that in loftiness of dic
tion, beauty of expression, interest of
narrative and perfection of detail is
unequalled by any other,
"Our greatest men have been most
familiar with it Abraham Lincoln in
his declaration about the union, used
Christ's' own words, 'a house divided
against itself cannot stand.' On many
other occasions he showed his fa
miliarity with the greatest book."
City Dads Want More Facts
: On Connell Food Ordinance
City commissioner wish further in
formation on Health Commissioner
Council's ordinance for protection of
foodstuffs against flies, dust and hu
man handlincr. before they recommend
passage of the measure.
iii ncaun commissioner saia ine
ordinance was approved by grocers,
truit dealers and the health commit-,
tee of the Commercial club. The
commissioners believe such approval
should have been made in regular
open council meeting..
.The purpose of the ordinance is to
protect foods from contamination.
City Solicitor Fleharty will examine
the merits of the case and report
back to the city council. .
It? Alfred Scfattek taft for Ctncliinfttlo..
to attend tho nnnal mMtlnv of tho Ameri
can Per raft toloftcal aMocUtlort In that city
May 24, -
OMAHA "Y" STARTS
Twenty Thousand Dollars is
Sum Omaha Worker Hope ,
to Baise in National . .
. : War Week Campaign. .
- Omaha, has started its drive to raise
$20,000 as its share of a $60,000 state
fund in -the National War Week
Young Wen's Christian association
campaign for $3,000,000. Money raised
will be used for the welfare of Ameri
Although no - subscriptions were
taken Sunday more than $5,000 was
voluntarily subscribed, v .;"
. The work in Omaha and in the
state will be under the direction of C.
A. Musselman, state secretary of Ne
braska's Young Men' Christian asso
ciations. , . , -
"We intend to canvass Omaha and
the tate thoroughly and ask for pri
vate subscriptions," Mr. ' Musselman
said. "We have forty teams now
working in Omaha and expect to aug
ment this number by several addi
tions before the week is over."
The interest with which the'earh
paign i meeting is shown by a report
from Nebraska City, where $1,400 was
subscribed Sunday at a patriotic-meeting
in half an hour.
Rallies All Over State.,
Rallies all over the state will be
held thia week. Monday noon sixty
workers and the executive committee
met at the Young Men's Christian as
sociation to discuss plans. Tuesday
noon George D. McDill of the Inter
national committee from New York
will address the workers at a luncheon
at the Commercial club.
The war executive committee, which
has charge of the campaign, consists
of Charles A. Goss, chairman; C. C.
Belden, state treasurer: M. A. Hall,
F. D. Wead, Edgar H. Scott, John W.
Towle, W. U Hosford, George G.
Gilmore, T. C. Byrne, M. I. Camer
on, Dr. E. C. Henry, E. H. Hoel and
F. H. Garvin.
Twelve subscriptions, ranging from
$100 to $500 and totaling $2,450, were
announced at today" executive com
mittee as follows: ".,'
Carpenter Paper company fi $500;
Iten Biscuit company, $500; Anony
mous, $300; Byrne & Hammer, $250;
Dr. A. F. Jonas, $200; Oscar Allen,
$100; J. H. Rushton, $100; H. H.
Baldrige, $100; David Cole, $100; A.
N. Eaton, $100; C. C George, $100;
Frank Johnson, $100.
Two Found Loaded Up
With Empty Flasks
Another fracture of the "bone-dry"
law - was ! discovered when Officer
Vance found A. G. Wright, 812 North
Twenty-seventh afreet, and Edward
joying uncalled-fot -levity in front of
tne xvortnwestern oepoi i an cany
hour. A search of the men revealed
nap KnttU nn thi, hin. in which
remained -another wig or two of red
evidence. An inner pocket gave forth
i. i-- if Tl. - ... .nt,u
an empty iiau-umu aiiw iut.it wum
. -.,-.,11 .v.ffu wh-r thiv had mir.
chased the stuff of their undoing. The
desk sergeant booked them on - a
charge of drunkenness and unlawfully
having intoxicating uquor in ineir
possession. ' ' '
WHERE" ARE THEY
Serbians Appreciate- -Work
of th U. S, Red Cross
In looking over the list of Armour
employes who donated- to the Red
Cross during the Omaha campaign
last week Genera! Manager Howe
came across the, names of two Serb
ians, father and son, employed as as
sistant butchers at $2 a day. Each
had given $5 to the Red Cross.
JRealizitiK $5 is a large . donation-.
from a man earning but $2 a day, Mr.
iin.nA fall,! th rhians before him
and inquired' their reasons for their
"It was the American Red Cross
which saved Serbia before the Ger
mans invaded and devastated the
country," they told the general man
ager, "and there isn't a Serbian in
the world who wouldn't give his all
for the American Ked iross.
In Full Swing
THE crowds are coming to this Great
: er Store because we're organized to
:';serve all tastes, all preferences and
"all purses.'.:' '. ' ' : "
In single and double breasted sack
. suits we offer a variety of style and
economy in a bigger way than this or
I any other western store has ever be-
fore contemplated. i ,
You'll see new spring suits
.v . :. for men and young men, at
That are a veritable triumph in tailoring, the finest
productions ejf the largest group of famous American
, clothes makers to be found in one stock anywhere.
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- Spring Hats, Caps,. Shirts, Neckwear, Under
wear, Footwear, all up to Greater Nebratkl standird
of quality anil completeness of stocks.
.CORRECT APPAREL FOR MEN AND WOMEN.
GOLD SILVER LEAD
VEIN 30 TO SO FEET WIDE
SILVER IN GREAT DEMAND ON ACCOUNT OF WAR
We own our property, about 170 acres, with no indebtedness, in the
proven and well-known district of Montezuma, Summit County, Colo
rado. We have over 500 foot tunnel developed; we have a vein from.
SO to B0 feet wide extending across the property 6,000 feet. We are
developing tmYproperty and can show a splendid investment. Shares
$25, par value $100, fully paid and non-assessable.
, f Write for prospectus. ; -
fTHE MARLIN MINING, MILLING & POWER CO.,
- ' - - g2S E; & C. Building, Denver, Colo, s '
DO YOU EVER HESITATE
j- TO SMILE?
Don't have bad conscience about teeth.
' See your dentist first let him make your
teeth right and then use an efficient denti
trice that will keep them right -So-called
"germicidal" ' dentifrices won't
help you. The function of dentifrice is to
cleanse. The only way to prevent tooth .
decay is to clean away the food deposits
where decay starts.
8. S. Whit Tooth Put doe this better thaa aay
..other, dentifrice oa the ntrket, aad the cool, eleta
tan whleh H leave la (be mouth onkes It as plsasaat
- to ut as it is efioitat. .
Yaar dnujflst has h. Siiaeed anil tb eoupea bete
for a copy of our booklet "Good Teeth) How They
Crow Aad How To Keep Tbaoj." - -
THE SS.VVH1TI DENTAL MFC COMPANY
MOUTH AND TOUT PREPARATIONS
111 SOUTH ll-ST. HILADILNI
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we want More ivmik
;Ourthre -creamed and cality, we will truck it;
jtwer condensed milk factories from your premises. -5,
,;(with . a third;! qne , buflding) , , "
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Evaporated Mijk makes lit '
necessary for us to. open up ;
' new supply where conditions. . f
will permit. ' ' ':
' f:-mean peniahl; market .
:H i or Jyour milk at, ttik highest
i, Vr. market price. i":
If :ypu market your milk to
us - you: get 35 more for
" s yoipduct than to sell
cream. ' . ,
We want information re
garding milk supply.
You may ship direct, ork if 1
300 gallons or more per day
can be obtained tin one lo- Write today.
- We, .will pay a highT price
for it.' 'Z":. ,
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LEROY CORLISS, Pres.
OMAHA. NEB. . '.. r'a C'Z' : :,f ;.:
Manufacturers Elkhorn Evaporated' Milk
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