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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, MAY 22, 1917.
Briej City News
Km Boot Print It Ntw Baaoo. Prass.
Platinum Wedding lUngs Edohlm,
Right-Inch Electrio Pan, $7.50
lowan Loses Money While visiting
wiin a new-iouna iriena, J. w. Read
oi liOfan, la., lost szo.
Cany Arrested Carer, the cleaner.
Is again arresting the attention of all
Omaha by pressing mens suits for 60
Files Bankruptcy Plea Joseph J.
Siepman, a butcher. Died a petition
in federal court asking to be ad
Judged a bankrupt. His liabilities are
ii,76 and m assets (174, he says.
- Will Enforce Ordinance Members
of the police department again have
been instructed to enforce a city or
dlnance which prohibits driving
through funeral processions. Several
complaints were received last week
, Wife Seeks Freedom Reba Worth.
suing Malvern Worth for divorce In
district court, alleges cruelty and non
support They were married at Pen
der, Neb., July 6, 1916. She asks the
court to restore her maiden name of
Alleges He "Beat Her" Mary
Dougherty, suing Andrew Dougherty
for divorce In district court, alleges
that he had a habit of "beating her."
She also says he was a failure as a
nome provider. They were married In
umana m in 13.
Clean Up Federal Building This Is
house cleaning time In the federal
building. Most of the office floors are
Dare, the carpets and rugs .having been
taken up and sent to the cleaners.
Altogether 1,800 yards of carpets and
rugs were taken up.
School Children Exhibit The public
Is invited all of this week to the city
hall to view an exhibit of art work of
the school children. This collection
recently won honors at a meeting of
western art teacners at Lincoln. su
pervlsor Hltte Is in charge.
Hold for Urug Violations Harry
Collins, colored, was arrested this
morning on the advice of Internal
Revenue Collector McCabe. It is
alleged that he was disposing drugs
contrary to tne Harrison drug law. He
has bees living at 819 North Twen
Rleur to Attend Conference-
Jacques Kleur, secretary of the Asso
elated Jewish Charities, has been ap
pointed by Governor Neville as one of
the Nebraska delegates to attend the
national conference of charities and
corrections, to be held at Pittsburgh
Thieves Plunder Auto An automo
bile belonging to L H. MeUger, 611
Fifth avenue, Council Bluffs, stolen
from 420 North Nineteenth street, was
found at Thirty-third and Hamilton
streets. Before abandoning the car
the thieves took all the extra tabes,
pump, etc., from the car.
Repair County Road Repairing
and treating With tar the surface of
West Dodge street will be done by the
W. E. Callahan company of Omaha.
Contract for the Job was awarded by
the county board Monday on a basis
of 68 cents per surface square yard.
A mile of road outside the city limits
will be repaired.
Fined on Dry Law Ferro-China
Bitters, containing 26 per cent alcohol,
caused the arrest of A. G. Wright and
Edward Hersog. They told the court
liquor could be bought at Thirteenth
and Webster streets. Wright was fined
$10 and costs for drunkenness and
Herzog 1100 and costs for Illegally
having liquor in his possession.
Fined for Defraud Saul Eltenbaum
was fined $150 by Judge Woodrough
In federal court on a. charge of using
the mails to defraud. Elfenbaum was
a traveling salesrrfkn for the Nu-Gold
Ring company of Omaha. It was
alleged he sent in a large number of
fictitious orders and collected commis
sions on them. He pleaded guilty.
Seeking Richard T. Owens Omaha
police have been asked to aid in the
nation-wide hunt for Richard T.
Owens, known as Billy Broadley, who
disappeared from his home In In
dianapolis, Ind., twenty-seven years
ago. Appeals have been sent broad
cast by his sister, Mrs. Georgia Owens
Bags, 2207 Illinois street, Indianapolis.
His mother, Mrs. Myron Ransom, lives
at Conneautville, Conn.
Ben Wilson, Omaha Boy, With
Uncle Sam, in Canal Zone
Ben Wilson, formerly employed by
the telephone company and who re
cently enlisted in the signal corps, has
reached the Canal zone, where he is
In writing home Wilson states that
when he left Omaha he was sent to
Denver and from there to Fort Leav
enworth, where he became a member
of a radio company. From there he
was sent to New York and on a trans
port, with some 1,000 other soldiers,
started for the Canal zone early this
Wilson describes the voyage from
New York as most delightful most of
the time. The weather generally was
fine and the ocean smooth. On the
trip there was considerable gun prac
tice' and a sharp lookout kept for sub
marines. He marvels at the magni
tude of the canal and has been having
some fine sport catching fish that
weigh from fifteen to twenty-five
Petty Thieves Put in
- Time Saturday Night
Thieves put in a busy night Satur
day. D. 5. Finkelstine, 1135 South
Twenty-ninth street, had a hen and
imall chickens stolen, but the thief
tscaped in the dark without being
Several auto tires were stolen from
the Minne Lusa garage, 6612 North
The M. C Colpetzer garage at 402
South Thirty-eighth street had tires
tnd a spotlight taken.
Nathan Shipora, 2601 Hamilton
Itreet, reports the theft of $20 worth
of groceries from his store.
Two Boys on Bicycle
Collide With Motor Car
Gilbert Gorman, 947 North Twenty,
fifth avenue, and Joe Convill, 930
North Twenty-fifth avenue, riding a
bicycle, collided with an automobile
driven by Dr, J. G. Kelly, dentist, liv
ing at 4811 South Twenty-fourth
street, Sunday evening, and escaped
with slight bruises about the body.
The accident occurred at Twenty
fourth and Cuming streets. Dr. Kelly
immediately (topped his machine and
went to the aid of the boys. When
he found that they were not seriously
injured, he took them to their homes.
Two Guardsmen Mix;
Police Surgeon Called
Floyd Lankton, National Guards
man, 2416 Pierce street, alleges that
he was kicked in the face by Percy
Smith, also a Guardsman, and as evi
dence brought a badly lacerated
wound under the right eye to Dr. D.
M. Nigro, police surgeon, to have
THE SOUTH SIDE
R. L. Wheeler Memorial Church
Celebrates Its Thirtieth An
niversary With Special
The thirtieth anniversary' of the R.
L. Wheeler Memorial church was ob
served Sunday with special services,
both morning and evening.
John C. Wharton speaking on "The
Place and Power of the Church," told
of the conditions existing in South
Omaha thirty vears aso and comoared
them with the conditions of today. At
that time, he said, South Omaha was
a wide open town with saloons, cam.
bline and vice of all kinds on every
"emu. ic iuiu 01 me coming 01 me
church and the influence it has had
on the people, saying now the condi
tion is exactly opposite, instead of
there being all saloons and no
churches there are now no saloons
and plenty of churches. This, he de
clared, was because the churches had
taught the people how they should
live, built schools and libraries and
in every way exercised their influence
to build a better town.
Elder Mason G. Zerbe in his talk.
"The Early Church as I Found It."
grew reminescent and contrasted the
present size of the church with the
number at the first service he attended
here. He said there were six women
and three men at the service, today the
congregation numbers about 700.
At the evening service E. H. jb-
erts spoke of "Some Early Recol
lections, lonn A. Bradley took tor his
subject, "The Growt'i . ' This Church,"
and read congratulatory letters from
absent members. W. B. Cheek, "The
Church of loday, and Henry F.
Reiser spoke of "The Church of the
Special music was arranged for the
occasion, which was very well at
Funeral of Mrs. O'Donovan.
Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie
O'Donovan will be held this morning
at 9 o'clock from St. Bridget's church.
The funeral cortege will form at the
residence of her daughter, )'rs. Peter
Hughes. 44U7 south Iwentv-sixth
street. Interment will be in St. Mary's
Besides Mrs. Hughes, she is sur
vived by one son. Con O'Donovan, a
local automobile man.
. Swimming Pool.
The swimming pool at Morton park
will be opened to the public with ap
propriate exercises Sunday. June 3.
The program has been arranged by
the west Side boosters club, and will
consist of athletic stunts of various
kinds, music and speeches. It is ex
pected there will be several members
of the city commission present at the
opening of the park. Several promi
nent speakers will address the gathering.
Mafic vnj uMiip.
Bflrntce. dauthtvr of Dsteotlv. a. W Al
len, la HI with measlfll.
For Rant Stores, homes, cottages and
Date. SOUTH OMAHA INVESTMENT CO.
Mrs. O. F. Beavers will entertain the
Ladles' Aid society of the Wheeler Memorial
church at her home Wednesday.
What's It All About?
Spanish Note Recalls
Previous Ones Unanswered
Madrid itVia Paris!. May 21. The
Spanish government's note to Ger
many concerning the attack by a Ger
man submarine on the Spanish
steamer Patricio recalls that a num
ber of notes of protest previously ad
dressed to the German government
still remain unanswered. It declares
that the transaction of all diplomatic
business with Germany will be sus
pended until replies are received to
these, according to the newspapers.
It also demands the fulfillment of
conditions agreed upon by the Ger
man government to prevent unwarned
attacks by submarines 011 Spanish
ships in safe zones and asks for an in
demnity for the Patricio.
French Warships Damaged
in Brush With Germans
Paris. May 21. French torpedo
boats had an encounter early this
morning with a German flotilla, in
which one of the French war ships
suffered some damage, though all re
turned to port.
Jewish Republic Idea
For Palestine Premature
of the English Zionist federation of
London today, the president, Dr. W.
E. Weizman, referred to the project
of the American Zionists for estab
lishing a Jewish republic m Palestine.
He considered the idea premature and
declared it was impossible to build a
Jewish state until a majority ot the
Jewish inhabitants had been secured.
While hopeful that the project
would be achieved at a comparatively
early date, Dr. Weizman said the idea
must be approached by intermediate
stages. He believed that the British
government in conjunction with Great
Britain's allies was ready to support
Quits Grocery to Become
Lawrence Johnston, 2667 Douglas
street, former carrier of The Omaha
Bee, gave up his position at McCord
Brady company and enlisted in the
navy Saturday evening as an appren
tice electrician. He was sent to the
Mare island training station.
IrSSl Fair Lif Price.. ZfS
Clinic 2TIRE Anatomy
STRIPPING back the thick, tough Black Safety Tread of this
Goodrich SilvertownCord Tire, we here lay its rubberized, cable
cord body. Note the size of the cable-cord, cross-wrapped into two
layers, and but two. Under the hide there are but three tires:
FABRIC, swathed m five lo seven plies;
THREAD WEB, a fire to mm ply MASS OP STRINGS,
CABLE-CORD, the unique two-ply, rubber saturated, patent-protected tiro
body, found ONLY in SUvertown, the original and tire.
Tires wear out inside, not outside. They are burned out by fever
rubbed up between the plies of the tire.
As every extra ply in a tire means extra tire fever, extra wearing:
out, Silvertowns with but two plies outlive many-ply tires with their
Though they cost more than ordinary tires, you can not afford to
deny yourself their smarter appearance, smoother riding comfort
and gasoline saving economy.
The B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio
CooaVkfc aba male Inarasaam taMctlraa-CaWric tlmck Smfly 7Vms
2034 FARNAM ST. PHONE DOUGLAS 4334.
OMAHA TIRE REPAIR CO.
2201 Farnam St.
HENRY NYGAARD, Prop.
Phone TyUr 1552.
LAD GOES FISHING
First Accidental Drowning Oc
curs When James Kocourk,
Aged 9 Tears, Slips in
James Kocourk, jr., 9 years old, 411
Hickory street, was drowned in the
Missouri river at the foot of Jones
street near the Jones street sewer
Sunday afternoon. The lad lad
sneaked away from home with his
brother, James, 4, and Gregor Musil,
408 Pine street, 9 years old, to go
James lost his footing on the bank
while trying to adjust his pole and
slipped into the river. The lad tried
to save himself, but was unable to do
so because of the wet bank made
slippery by the rain yesterday after
noon. Gregor Musil attempted to save the
lad by holding out his fish pole, but
it was not long enough to reach
James, who sank in the water almost
immediately. The body came up once
fifteen feet away from the bank near
a whirlpool, Gregor said. It was lost
to sight almoat at once.
Nearly half an hour later Frank and
Gregor rushed into the Kocourk home
and told excitedly what had taken
place. Mr. Kocourk immediately no
tified the police, who responded with
a lung motor and grappling irons.
Police spent a vain hour trying to lo
cate the body, which had been washed
Kierstead Buys Old House
of Hope at Auction Sale
Saturday at auction sale W. I. Kier
stead bought tht rid House of Hope,
958 North Twenty-seventh street,
paying $6,000. It will be remodeled
for residence purposes. The furniture
and other property brought a con
The proceeds of the sale goes into
the fund being raised to wipe out the
debt on the new House of Hope, Florence.
WHEN DOES THE
always attract attention, and wt ara at
tract Inir attention by cleaning palm btaeh
suits for $1.10.
CAREY CLEANING CO.,
Wshstar 382. :
' everybody! store"
Monday, May 21, 1917. STORE NEWS FOR TUESDAY Phone Douglas 137
Continuing for Tuesday
In the Down Stairs Store.
Women's Pumps and Oxfords
BY long; odds the best values of the season and, we solicit comparison of styles
and value at the price.
The offering includes
Patent colt, one-strap pumps.
Patent colt, two-strap pump.
Patent colt pumpi,
Patent colt oxfords,
Tan kid akin ox
fords, five button.
Black or .white tat-
Two-strap kid pumps
Fine black kid pumps. And several other desirable styles.
Patent colt pumps, cloth quarters.
White canvas strap
White canvas plain
Patent Mary Jane
All Sizes Represented, 2 1-2 to 8
BurgMa-Naah Co. Down Stalra Stora
The Sale of
In the Down Stair
AFFORDS rare saving
possibilities on ma
terials that are in the sort
Pique, 25c, Yard
Fine special pique, perfect
bleach, fine for skirts, suits,
rompers, etc., 36-inch, at 25c
White Goods, 10c
27 to 80-inch sheer, dainty
white goods for blouses, baby
dresses, aprons, etc., at 10c
White Goods, 15c
White Roods in a big: selec
tion of styles, all fresh and new,
very special value, at ISc yard.
White Goods, 25c
White goods, dainty sheer
quality, in plaids, - broken
checks, stripes, cords, etc., 36
inches wide, at 2Se yard.
Suiting, 15c Yard
White linen finish suiting,
good weight for skirts, middy
suits and outing wear, special,
at ISc yard.
Nainsook, $1.50 Bolt
36-inch fine sheer nainsook,
will give excellent wear, very
special value,, 10-yard bolts
Burtnss-Naali Co Dawn Stalra Stor.
Pretty New Embroideries, 2 and
5 Inches Wide, Tuesday, 5c Yd.
THINK of it ! Swiss and nainsook embroidery edges,
headings and insertions in widths of 2 to 5 inches,
very special Tuesday, at 5c yard.
Embroidery Flouncings, at 10c
Swiss and nainsook embroidery flouncings from 9 to 18 inches
wide, good selection of patterns, at 10c yard. (
Embroidery Dress Flouncings, at 25c
Swiss embroidered dress flouncings, 27 to 40 inches wide,
wide selection of new designs, at 25c yard.
Embroidery Dress Flouncings, at 39c
40-inch Swiss embroidered flouncings, pretty new patterns,
at 39c yard.
Embroideries and Laces, at 2 Vjc
Embroidery insertions, Venice bands and lace insertions, la
cream and white, special Tuesday, at 2I1c yard.
Burfasa-Nasn Co. Dawn Staira Stora
Here's a Big Trimmed Hat '
Special Tuesday at $1.50
REALLY extraordinary values,
the hats of which there is a
i generous selection to choose from,
one of the finest and most fashion
able straws in large and small
shapes the most favored of the
season. There is practically every
color you could wish for, and the
price is but $1.50.
Bur(ass-Nash Co. Down Stairs Star.
Breakfast Sets, Specially
Priced, Tuesday, at
JUST the sort of dress for wear around
the house these hot mornings, made
of good quality percale, in assorted
checked patterns, trimmed with black
and white pip
ing; skirt and
Aprons, 25c to
Aprons of percale,
in light and medium
colors; three groups,
st 26c, 3Sc and 50a.
Aprons, at 65c
Coverall or bun
galow aprons, in
regular or out sites,
- at esc to si.25.
Burffass.Nasb Co. Dawn Stairs Stor,
May White Sale of
EMBRACING a big assortment of odd
garments, some that are slightly
soiled and mussed. Every garment very
specially priced, at 19c.
Corset covers trimmed with
laces and embroidery. Drawers of
good quality muslin, cut full, hem
stitched hem. Petticoats, good
muslin, neatly finished, etc., etc.,
all at, choice, 19c.
Undermuslins, at 45c
Including gowns of crepe and
muslin, combination suits, en
velope chemise, muslin petticoats,
etc., big variety of styles, very spe
cial, at 45c.
Kimonos, Etc., at 45c
Odd garments kimonos, aprons,
dressing sacqnes, .etc., big range of
selection, at 48c.
Burrsss-Nasli Co. Down Stairs Stora
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