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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 23. 1917.
Bnej City News
Hat Bool Prlollt N.w fJcon Prm
Platinum Wedding Ring Edohlm,
Eight-Inch Electric fan, $7.60
United Improvers Meet The United
Improvement Clubs will meet at 8
o'clock Wednesday evening in the of
flo of Commissioner Hummel at the
Membership Committee Meets
Ak-Sar-Ben hustlers' committee' will
meet at the Rome hotel Thurs
day at 12:16 for. lunch. June 4 the
big show at the "den" start.
Entertain Children Harmony
Council, Knights and ladles of Se
curity, will give an entertainment for
the children Saturday evening at the
Ancient Order of United Workmen
hall. - -
Alleges Nonsnpport Hllma Danlel
son Johnson, suing Lee Hoy Johnson
for .divorce in district court, alleges
that he falls to support her. - They
were married In Lincoln, Neb.. April 14
of this year..
Pass Paving Ordinances The city
council passed ordinances for repay
ing streets as follows: Eleventh, Nich
olas to Avenue H; ;Fifteenth, Howard
to Leavenworth; Twelfth, Jackson to
To Do Red Cross Work Garfield
circle. Ladles of the Orand Army of
the. Republic, will meet with the pres
ident, Mrs. Frank L. Carmony, 2719
Decatur street, Wednesday at 2 o'clock
to do Red Cross work.
Harry Collins Bound Over Harry
Collins, colored, was bound over to the
federal grand Jury after a hearing
before United States Commissioner
McLaughlin on a charge of having
opium In his possession.
Bakers Attend Convention Over
the Missouri Pacific last night twenty
of the master bakers of Omana, went
to Kansas City, where today they take
part In the national convention of the
Master Bakers' association.
gays Fireman Deserted Her Ruth
Greene is suing Harry Greene, a mem
ber of the city Are department, for
divorce in district oourt on grounds
of alleged desertion. She says he left
her April 12. They wpere married in
Omaha February 14, 1915.
School Children Kxhlult 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 teachers at Lincoln. Su
pervisor Hitte Is in charge.
Patriotic Name "Joffr George" Is
the name of a baby boy born to Mr.
and iMrs. Lloyd Longnecker, 4428
South Twelfth stret. Mr. Longneck
er, who is a private detective, had in
mind Lloyd George of England and
loffre, the famous French general.
Had Four Half Pints Leo Haney,
who gives his address as 1317 South
Eighth street, was arrested at Thir
teenth and Douglas streets last night,
and four half-pint bottles of whisky
were found on his person when
searched. He was charged with hav.
Ing liquor illegally In his possession.
Appoint Delegates Letter Carriers'
auxiliary No. 78 appointed the follow
ing delegates to attend the state food
conference at the Auditorium: Mes
dames F. Oolden. M. C. Bartley, James
Clark, Fred MoCormlck, Chris Rose,
R. U. Powers, Frank flones, Glen
Musgrave, Charles Gowe and Clay
Bank. . . ...
Den Rehearsals Rehearsal for all
the singers of Ak-8ar-Ben's big show
this year are to hold a rehearsal
Wednesday evening at the den. The
general crew held a rehearsal Afon
day night. Singers are still in demand,
but those who have thus far filled up
the ranks are to get together to work
out their voices, ' . '
Returns to Omaha Howard C. Gib
son for the last year in the advertis
ing business in Kansas City, has re
turned to Omaha to Join his father in
the tea and coffee business. H. C.
Gibson Is very optimistic and plans
in aggressive campaign to further In
crease the patronage' o( the Frank H.
Gibson company. I
High School Girls to Sell Central
High school girls will sell Red Cross
buttons Saturday on the downtown.
corners. The proceeds will be used
to purchase material to make com
fort kits for the soldiers. The kits will
oe made by the girls during the week
the cadets are at camp, beginning
Monday, June 4. Mrs. Stewart spoke
to the high school girls yesterday, tell
ing them the best way to aid the
Rock Island Crop Report
Carries Optimistic Tone
Freight department officials o the
Rock Island have compiled a crop re
' port showing conditions in 'the terri
tory through which the lines operate.
The data was obtained through agents
who made personal observations and
gathered opinions of farmers, millers
and elevator men along the lines.
The Nebraska winter wheat crop is
reported at 35- to 45 per cent of the
normal and making good growth.
Spring wheat is reported in excellent
condition with an unusually large
acreage. There is a big increase in
the acreage sown to oats and every
thing points to a large yield.
Is Freed by Jury's Verdict
"Not guilty" was the verdict of a
jury in criminal court in the case of
Verne Oescher, so-called "millionless
millionaire," on trial on a charge of
forgery. He was charged with hav
ing passed a worthless check on the
Omaha National bank. The jury de
liberated all night and returned a ver
dict Tuesday mlrningy j .
Jy Fined for Selling Liquor
On the Streets of Omaha
William E. Smith accosted L. J.
Franklin on the street and proposed
the sale of a half pint of whisky at
the regulation $1.50 per pint. When
Franklin was picked up by the police
for being drunk he picked out Smith
as the man from whom the purchase
was made. Smith was fined $100 and
ANTON ROKHRIG, 58 years old, a
resident of Omaha for thirtyMHe
years, died yesterday afternoon at his
home, 807 Soflth Thtrty-ftfth avenue.
Mr. Roehrtg" was encaged In the shoe
business and opened one of the first
retail shoe stores in Omaha. He was
a member of the Woodmen of the
World and active In church work. He
is survived by his wife, Mrs. Fran
cisco Roehrig and four children
Leonard, Francis, Clara and Mrs. An
tonetta Mooney. Funeral services will
be held Wednesday mornift at 8:30
from the family homo to St Mary
Magdalene church at 9 o clock.
Burial will be in the German Catholic
cemetery. JOSEPH SENERAD, 22, died Mon
day night at the home of hls'mother,
Mrs. Marie Sejiwad, 1404 Elm street.
He is survived by his mother, two
brothers and four sisters. The funeral
will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday
afternoon from the residence, with
interment in Bohemian ceretery. -
M S.WWW A W
They just toddled on and on.
Yet little did the 3-year-old, blue
eyed twins of Mr. and Mrs. Morris
Kaiman, 2520 South Eleventh street,
dream that because of their toddling
away from home a public school in
the vicinity had all but been dismissed
so that the children could turn out
and take up the hunt, that the whole
neighborhood had been aroused and
that the police department of greater
Omaha was on the lookout for them.
The children were playing in the
front yard Monday until an hour be
fore noon and when the mother went
to call them for dinner they were
missing. Mrs. --Kaiman immediately
went to the Lincoln school, where the
told the principal, Miss Pearl Mc
Cumber, that her twins were missing.
Miss McCumber immediately dis
patched a large number of her older
pupils to search for them.
Three of the pupils found Martin,
one of the lost twins, near Twenty
fourth and Vinton, more than a mile
away from his home. The little twin
was all tired out and had cried him
self to sleep by a curbing.
Not so with Percy, Percy toddled
on and on. He was picked up by a
woman just this side of Albright
after 9 o clock, apparently not a bit
tired. The woman took him to the
South Side police station, from where
his mother was advised.
This morning when the two twins
posed for a picture they were so tired
and sleepy that they could hardly
Mrs. Kaiman has five children, all
under 9 years of age.
Enjoined by Court
Omaha electrical contractors won
their suit against Electical Workers'
union No: 22. 'judge Leslie, sitting in
district court, granted a temporary
restraining order enjoining union elec
tricians from alleged intimidation,
property damage, acts of violence and
other unlawful proceedings.
At the hearing for injunction May
15 wrecking of lobs and intimidation
of workmen was charged by contrac
tors in affidavits presented as evi
dence. The court waited until this
morning before handing down a de
The American Electric company
and eleven other contractors brought
the suit against the officers and mem
bers of the union a month ago. At
that time Judge Leslie issued a tem-
orary order restraining the union
rom molesting men on jobs.
nm mnlestinor men on tons.
According to Judge Leslie's decis-
ion, union men nave no right to go
upon the premises of any "job" where
men are employed and attempt to
talk to them or influence them in any
"The evidence in this cast ist in
some respects, quite meager," said
Judge Leslie, "and if the purpose of
this proceeding were to determine
rights of property between the par
ties, or if iy were sought to tempo
rarily enjoin the defendants from per
forming some act that they had a
legal right to perform, the evidence
might not be considered sufficient."
Classes Hold Reunion
Confirmation classes from the class
of 1874 to the current year were rep
resented at a reunion at the Im
manuel Lutheran church Monday
Mrs. Jonas Holmgren was the one
representative of the class of 1874.
Rev. E. G. Chinlund, speaking on
"Confirmation and the Church," told
of the conditions that would exist if
there was no religion or churches, and
the influence the church has on the
A letter from Prof. Adolph Hult,
farmer pastor, was read,' and GeVrge
J. S. Collins and Mrs. Edith Soder
berg provided the music.
Another reunion of the confirma
tion classes will be held next year,
when the church holds its fiftieth an
niversary. High School Alumni
Plans Annual Reunion
The Omaha High School Alumni
association board of directors will
hold a meeting Wednesday afternoon
at 4:30 at room 417 Omaha National
Bank building to plan the annual
One of the summer clubs will be
chosen and the date set and further
arrangements made. The members
of the board of directors for this year
are Marion Carpenter, William Ran
dall, Tom Whitlock, Alfred C. Ken
nedy, Porter Allen, Frank Hixen
baugh, Fannie Pratt, Beulah Byrd,
Otto Bauman, Stuart Gould, Helen
Sorenson, Henrietta McCague, Ada
Klopp and Will Noble.
Applications Pour In for
Omaha Ambulance Company
Applications for membership in the
new ambulance company which is to
be sponsored by the Omaha chapter
continue to pour in. Additional appli
cations are as follows: E. M. Owen,
Frank R. Wolf, Roy Miller, Ed Zarp,
Harold Miller, George Inkstcr, G. E.
Newcomer, Guy S. Fitch, Hubert K.
Owen, CyP. Hayes and Frank Hurd.
Pave Ames Avenue, 36th to
48th St., With Brick Blocks
Brick block paving for Ames ave
nue, Thirty-sixth to Forty-eighth
streets, has been definitely selected
by the city council. The work will
be done this season.
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Nebraska Boy Makes Place
On .West Point Sword Team
( Alfred M. Bergman, a, Lincoln boy
at West Point, has made the fencing
team, for which only four members
are selected from each class. He is
a brother of Mrs. Arthur Rosenblum,
27 Roland apartments, Omaha.
Tuesday, May 22, 1917.
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Announcing for Wednesday ' '
A Most Important Sale of
At $1.50, $2.00, $2.95, $3.50, $4.00, $4.50, $5.00 and $6.00
Plans were laid months ago, which enables us to offer you this sale of
"Smocks" at prices remarkably low for garments of such high character.
Several large tables
given over to the dis
play and sale.
O' this season, just
models as practical as
rHE materials are the most desirable, including "Jeans," "Trou- HTIOO much stress cannot be brought
ville." Oreandie and "Wonder-lin." a non-crfiasinir rottnn I valnp imnnrtnnpp of fViia
X ville," Organdie and "Wonder-lin," a non-creasing cotton
fabric with the weave and appearance of Ramie linen,' an ex
clusive fabric which can be obtained only in the make of Smocks
sold by Burgess-Nash. Hand smocked in varigated spring shades.
You may choose from white with assorted floral patterns and col
ored smocking; also rose, Copenhagen, green and gold with as
sorted trimmings. . '
South Siders Complain
Of Squatter Settlement
South Side citizens complained to
city council of a squatter settlement
west of railroad tracks, H to J
streets. On Saturday morning the city
commissioners will make a survey of
all squatter districts of Omaha.
smart and becoming one of the cleverest entries in the fields of "sports", for the garden, street and home wear
the sort of garment that will appeal to discriminating women, simple stylish useful inexpensive presented in
they are charming.
Illustrate But Six of the Many Charming Models Represented
In This Uncommon Of ferine Wednesdav
I GOVERNMENT TAKES
UF MORGAN'S WORK
Federal Commission Will Su
pervise Purchasing Tormerlj
Done by Morgan Bank
for the Allies.
Washington. May 22 The long
standing business agreement between
J. P. Morgan & Co. and the govern
ments of Great Britain and France,
under which (he Morgan firm handled
the bulk of the hundreds of millions
of dollars of purchases made for the
allies in this country, soon is to he
rcplaceHn part, if not wholly, by the
new international agreement, now in
process of formulation, under which
all purchases for the allies will be
made through a commission under
The machinery through which the
Morgan firm transacted its huge vol
ume of American purchases, will
stand, in part, however, and probably
will be utilized by the American gov
ernment. Valuable information ob
tained by the Morgan firm as purchas
ing agents for Great Britain and
France already has been placed at
the disposal of the government and
will he used by the new commission.
J. P. Morgan spent several hours to
day discussing the situation with For
eign Minister Balfour of the British
delegation and afterwards with As
sistant Secretary of the Treasury
Made Heavy Purchases.'
As the result of these discussions
It developed that the Morgan firm
hat not only purchased supplies run
ning to many hundreds of millions for
Great Britain and France, but has
also purchased many millions worth
for the governments of Italy and
The amount of these purchases, the
commissions and other details of the
agreement have never been disclosed.
Whatever commissions have been paid
by the allies in the past will be saved
to them in the future as the govern
ment's plan it to charge no commis
sion for the services of the purchas
ing agency, but to place the commis
sion at the allies disposal without
further cost than its operating ex
penses. Bill for Dry Referendum
In Wisconsin is Vetoed
Madison, Wis., May 22. Governor
Philipp vetoed the Evjue bill for a
statewide referendum for the liquor
question for next April, today.
Will You Recognize the
"Bride o' Mystery," When
You See Her at ?
STORE NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY
Burfoaa-Naah Co. Saeond Floor
Dr, firdlnina Kins, a Nw York Cllv PKytlclin mi M.dlt.l Author,
ka bIpahb. ilnraua. Irnn mm Mr hMUllful. hit thv. ratV-ehkS
Nuuttd Iran ukn Mum tlmti pr d.j,
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aUnctl. AvoUl th Ut form ( moUlllc iron, which may Inlura tho tooth an4 eorrocW
tho stomoch, and thoroby do moro harm than food. Tako only orsanie Iron-rNusatod
Iron." It It dlaponaod in this ity by Shannon McConnoll Dru Storoo and all ood
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 Vrr rrMwrlpttoB You C Ht mird
and Ute at llomt.
Vlcttma of y ttrtln and ether y
weakneM and thoia who wear glaaai,
will b glad to know that acuordlnf to
Dr. Lawla there la real hope and help for
them. Many whoie eyee were filling uy
they have bad their eyea reitored by this
remarkable preearlptlon and many who
otuie ware glaeaei lay they have throws
they away. One man aaya. after uilng
It: "I waa almnat blind. Could not aee
to read at all. Now I can read every
thing without my glaeeea, and my eyea do
not hurt any more. At night they would
pain dreadfully. Now thoy fuel fine all
the time. It waa like a miracle to me."
A lady who ud It aaya: "The atmoa
phere teemed hay with or without glaaeu,
but after uilng thla prescription for fifteen
dttya everything aeeme clear. I can read
even fine print without glaaitee." Another
who uaed It aaya: "I waa bothered with eye
atraln catiiM by overworked, tired eyea,
which Induced fleroe headeonea. I have
worn glaeuea for aeveral yaara, both for dis
tance and work, and without them I eouia
not mad my own name on an envelope or the
typo writing on the machine before me. 1
can do both now and have dlacarded my
long dletanoe glaeiea altogether. 1 oan
count the fluttering leavea on the treea
acroae the atreet now, wjilch for aeveral
vara have looked like a dim green blur te
me. I cannot expreaa my Joy at what It baa
dona for me."
it la believed that thoueanda who wear
glaaaea can now dlarard them In a reaaon
able time and multitude more will be able
to atrengthert their eyea ao aa to be apared
JL value importance of this announcement, because there ia
every evidence that "Smocks" are to be in unprecedented demand,
not alone for their practicability, but their simplicity, stylishness
and satisfying comfort. And then this offering affords you the op
portunity of making your selection while the range of styles is
greatly varied and most complete. Sale starts Wednesday,
at 8 :30 A.M. - . '
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raulllul, hullhy, roiy-ehMkaa womo without trail
alur himIi will ImmM lh trwiltk aa4 to
inn nar ran In l-n ! m In VJWJir ln-
the trouble and expenae of aver getting
glaaeee. Wye troublea of many dekorlptlone
may be wonderfully benefited by the uae of
thta preaurlption at home, Oo to any aotlve
drug Btor and get a battle of Bon-Opto
table ta. Drop one Bon-Opto tablet In ft
fourth of a glaaa of water and let It dle
aolve. With thla liquid bathe the eyea two
to four tlmoa dally. You ahoutd notice your
eyea clear up perceptibly right from the
aiart, and Inflammation and redneaa win
quickly tilHHppear. If your eyea bother you
even a little It la your duty to take atepa
to aavo them now before It la too late.
Many hopeiensly blind might hav gaved
thrtr eight If they had oared for their
eyia In time.
Note: Another prominent Phyetelan. to
whom the above article waa aubmltted,
aalrt : "Ya, the Bon-Opto preacrlptlon la
truly a wonderful aye remedy. Itg oonatlt
uant Ingredient are well known to eminent
eye apecialiata and widely preaorlbed by
them. 1 have need It very auooeaafully In
my own practice om patlenta wboae eyea
were attained through overwork or mtaftt
glaaaea. I oan highly reoommond It tn ca
of weak, watery, aohlng, atnarttng, Itching,
burning eyea. red Uda, blurred virion or
for eyea Inflamed from eapoaura to amok,
aun, duat or wind. It la one of the very
few preparation X feel ahould be kapt on
hand for regular uae In almoat every
family." Bon-Opto. referred to above, la
not a patent medicine or a aeoret remedy.
It la an ethical preparation, the formula be
ing printed on the paokage. The menu fee
turera guarantee It to atrengthen oyeelght 60
per cent In one week'a time In many In
atancea or refund the money. It oan bo
obtained from any good drugglat and la aold
In thla elty by Sherman A MoConnell, C. A
Matcher and otheri. Adv.
Phone Douglas 137.
Plenty of salesladies Id
help you with your se
lection if desired, 1
to bear on the real true
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