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1?he . Omaha Daily Bee
PAGES 11 TO 18
VOL. XLVI. NO. 293.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 26, 1917.
ZSi&Jt&i. SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
Wearing of Feminalls is Becoming Very
Popular With Women Doing Men 's Work
. , ' MARIE SNYDER.
J That women taking the positions of
men u nuny or our large business
firms will be expected to don mannish
costumes to facilitate their efforts is
illustrated by the accompanying pic
ture. The Misses Lola Moehrle and
Marie Snyder, two young women
. employed at the local office of the
Greater Vitagraph Film company, lo
cated at 1111J4 Farnam street, in
spect the motion picture films and
are daily attired in overalls.
M. E. Smith & Co. have sold out
their supply of feminalls, having had
demand for them as far west as the
."There is no question but what we
will use the wjmen in positions of
men such as on the elevators, in the
shipping departments and even as
chauffeurs of delivery- machines, as
soon as the men leave to fulfill the
demands of the draft and then they
will have to wear feminalls," said
Mr. Green of Burgess-Mash company.
They are considered . especially
adapted for gardening and house
cleaning and are madejn three styles
the first is made in one piece, an
other style consists of bloomers and
middy blouse and the third includes
a skirt worn over the bloomers, giv
ing the appearance of a house dress.
Miss Alice Loomis, instructor in
the home economics department of
the State College of Agriculture in
Lincoln and a prominent speaker at
:he Food Conservation congress this
week, favors the use of khaki femin
all suits for gardening and dairying
purposes, since the women are not
hampered by skirts which wind
around and trip them. '
The motor driving section and the
physical drill sections of the National
League for Woman Service are
others who anticipate donning the
femina'lli a has been done in the
eastern cities in these branches of
Feminalls for housework were ad
vocated by Mis3 Verda Williams,
head of the household arts depart
ment of Central High school at this
morning's session of the woman's
Baxter Says Hoarding ' , ; '
' ' Speculator. Must Go
"The hoarding speculator must go,
but that need not destroy present
, markets and methods of handling ag
ricultural products," William F. Bax
ter of the Thomas Kilpatrick com
pany, at the Rome hotel at the last
session of' the conservation congress.
"I do not believe that the best in
terests of all will be attained by fix
ing prices, but rather that the power
of the government should be exer
cised in gathering and distributing
accurate information . regarding in
dustrial and agricultural conditions.
That information should -be knawn
by the public and be accurate and
of unquestioned character. My theory
is that ifi every person interested has
reliable information he is just is good
a judge of how to use it as would
be a government official.
"I would favor the government
controlling every storage warehouse !
attp elevator and issuing warehouse
receipts for deposits, giving the pub
lic constantly information as to the
actual supply, so that the farmers and
others might have a reliable basis on '
i which to dispose of their products.
"Markets should ' be maintained
' free from monopolistic hoarding and
. free from' watte and excess profit.
This policy facilitating unrcstricted t
commerce is in my judgment pref-,
erable to the other option that of :
arbitrary taking over of goods and ;
the fixing of prices." , j
Clothing Manufacturers 1
Want More Sheep Raised
Wool, wool, and more wool, 4s j
what the clothing manufacturers of j
the world must have, according to F. !
H. Barclay of Pawnee City, president j
ot the Nebraska Ketatl uothiers as
sociation, who is in Omaha.
Mr. Barclay broke away from other
business long enough to call on Union
i I'acitic officials to urge them to take
up the wool situation in connection
' with their next special educational
excursion throughout the state.
"We must make a definite cam
paign throughout the state and
throughout America for the growing
of more sheep," said Mr. Barclay.
"The big ranges are gone, and we
, would like every farmer, to raise a
few sheep. ,
Mr.. Barclay, expressed the belief,
that clothing would soon be very
much higher than it is now. "With
50-cnvt. wool,- what can, one expect?"
he said. .. : . j
17TH AND HOWARD
Consolidated with Raymond's.
. . ' Meet the coming summer days- ,
THE THERMO-CELL Conserves Your Ice
Expense and Preserves Your Foods. ' ' ; ,
The Reason Is She Has a .
35-lb. ice capacity. ...... $7.25
Very large provision chamber,
60-lb. ice capacity, large food
chamber, wire shelving. .$11.50
75-lb. ice capacity, white enamel
ed ;. $18.00
100-lb. capacity, family size, Ther-mo-cell,
white enameled, $21.00
We Will Exchange For Your
Old Refrigerator At Its Value.
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Steamer Uialr, mftplt I
frame, heavy atrmed I
duekinir Beat CkC. I
and back VJCI
We urge you to select yourp
Porch Furniture NOW Later
shipments from the factory will
cost you more.
4 Ft., $3.25
6 Ft., $4.50
8 Ft., $5.75
Greens ft Browns
This Rocker in brown fier, full roll
construction, high back, shaped seat,
$11.50 to $16
Porch and Lawn Bench. ,. .85r
Fumed Oak. t . . .$1.85, $2.95 I Fiber Swings.
5-foot aizes $3.85 and up,
., , , WE SAVE YOU MONEY-. THSRC ARE REASONS
OF CHINA TRIP
Hole Dug Straight Through
the Ground Would Not
Come Out Near
By A. R. GROH.
Alas, good people, another of the
happy illusions of my childhood lias
been dissipated by the wisdom of
my later years.
When I was about 6 years old 1 was
reliably informed that if 1 were to
dig a hole straight down through the
center of the earth 1 would come out
Many a time I dug that hole in
imagination and lanxhcd as I pictured
the "pig-tailed" yellow men running
away in affright as I broke throng1'
the ground in China. '
It is all false. Not a word of
truth in. it. I have consulted the
If you are thinking of digging such
a hole, don t do u. i ou woman t
come out in China at all. You will
come out in the Indian ocean, at least
3,000 miles from China. That's where
you'd come out.
Omaha is in approximately 41 de
grees north latitude and 96 degrees
west longitude. Therefore the point
on the globe, directly opposite Oma
ha is in 41 degrees south latitude and
84 degrees east longitude.
In Indian Ocean.
This honothetical hole wliich we
are talking about would come out
in the Indian ocean, 2,000 miles south
west of Australia and 4.000 miles east
of the southern extremity of Africa.
Upon emerging from the hole after
your 8,000-mile dig through the earth
you would tind that the nearest laud
to your place of exit is St. Paul's isl
and, a tiny spot of land owned by
Krance. Steamers running between
Cape Town, South Africa, and Mel
bourne, Australia, sometimes touch
The next nearest land lies 1,300
miles southwest of the place where
the hole would conic out. It is Ker
guelson Land, or Island of Desola
tion. It is 100 miles long and fifty miles
wide and it is well named, indeed.
It is a picture of desolation. Not a
human being inhabits it. Only the
waves of the ocean beat upon ils
strand and the sound of their beating
is unheard by human ear.
You would be a second Robinson
Crusoe if you made vour way to this
island. You might wolider among its
inlets and reefs and mourn your sad
fate until ou died or grew old. No
one would ever know, for the Island
of Desolation is several hundred miles
from the track of ships.
You might turn your despairing
steps inland and climb the two gla
cial peaks which rise to heights of
4.000 and 6.000 feet, respectively. But
even there would would sec only the
desolate, lonely sea.
don't know even what sort of
shelter you would have, for there isn't
a tree on the whole island. You might
find a cave. I don't know.
You might be able to live on the
Kerguelan cabbage, an edible- plant
that grows wild. And there are some
aquatic animals and sea fowl if you
could , catch them. But how would
you cook them without any wood?
Let us abandon all thought of dig
ging that hole through the earth.
"Better dwell in the midst of alarms
Than rule in that horrible place."
Rain Falls Over Central .
And West Part of the State
Good rains fell over the central and
western part of Nebraska Thursday.
Even North Tlattc, in the dry area,
had .94 of an inch. Broken Bow re
ported 1.14 inches.
READY TO ANSWER
Chief of Detectives Sees No
Reason tc Waive Prelim
inary Hearing; Others
Will Wait. '
Although members of the Omaha
Detective association have declared
they will aive preliminary hearing
of the charges of alleged blackmail
made against (Item at Chadron, Steve
Maloncy, Omaha chief of detectives
who was named in company with the
detective agencv operators, expresses
his willingness tu answer to the ac
cusations at the first hearing,
"Why should I waive the prelim
inary hearing?" Maloncy demanded.
"I am convinced that the charge
against ni.i will be dismissed live
minutes after I appear in court. It's
simply ridiculous to have me go up
there, for 1 am connected in no way
with the case." i
W. S. Dolan, manager of the
Omaha Dctcciive association, is one
who will waive tin nreliniinary hear
ing. Nothing to Gain.
"We have nothiiiK to gain by show
ing up for the preliminary hearing,"
he said. "We know they will hold us
over for the next term ot court. If
we appearid and introduced our wit
nesses and testimony the other aide
would learn some of our defense, and
if they found out who our witnesses
are they might try to get to them
some way and, perhaps, influence
them.". , , j
HarveyWolfe, president of the de
tective agency, said all the defendants
had made arrangements for their
bonds. "We could get bond even 11
it was as high as $100,000," he said.
The preliminary hearing at Chad
ron has been set for May 31.
Cashier of Lion Bonding
Company is Missing
C. F. Miller, cashier of the Lion
Bonding and Surety company, ha!
been missing for ten days. Securi
ties, cash and jewelry valued at$4,00t
has disappeared from the vaults of th
bonding company, C. W. Shaffer, sec
retary of the firm, said, since Miller I
w. I,n ,ni.licralinor the
case since April Hi," Charles Pipkin,
secretary of the Omaha Detective as
,n,;.iinni "W helieve that he
might have enlisted in the navy as
a yeoman, as lie was always laiKiim
about the matter."
Miller was 26 years old, and had
recently been married. His wife is
prostrate over his disappearance. "I
don't know where or what has be
come of him," she said.
Miller came well recommended
from a Lincoln firm, according to Mr.
Campaign for Y. M. C. A.
Fund Nets Seven Thousand
Omaha's campaign for the Young
Men's Christian association war fund
has netted $7,090. It is the aim to
raise $20,000 for the week. -
The largest subscription Friday
was $500, from Joseph Barker. The
Barker company gave $250. Other
donations were George H. Harries,
$100; VV. S. Wright, $100; Dr. B. B.
Davis, $50, and Mcrriam & Millard,
$50. v' ';
McAdoo and Harding ' ,
Speak at Kansas City
Kansas City, Mo May 15,--Vil-liain
G. McAdoo, secretary of the
treasury, and W. P. G. Harding, gov
ernor of the federal reserve board,
came to Kansas City today to aid
officers of the Kansas City reserve
bank to float the $125,000,000 worth of
Liberty loan bonds allotted to this
One Minute '
Quality is the only true econ
omy in clothes buying. Make
sure of quality. Buy clothes
that are backed by a guaran
tee of quality, from a house
with a reputation for quality.
Here's an organization that
has been selling quality clothes
in Omaha for many years. Its
notable succcsb is directly trace-,
able to an undeviating policy
service is at
your service jf
why be satis- 4aS"
fied with less?
-JOHN A. SWANSON, Pres.
WM. L. HOLZMAN, Tress. "
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Spring Clothes Valuei?
That Stand Above All At '
$15 -$20 -$25
Compare $20 to $35 Value Elsewhere
these wonderful clothing . values .offer.' Antici-
pating conditions, we used every resource at
our command to assemble spring clothing Values better
than ever before, with the result that we are enabled
to offer the most remarkable stocks of men's and young
men's smart suits in the west, at $15, $20,' $25. v j
Styles With the "Pep " ; ::
Young Men Demand
All the latest fashion in sport suits, brisk style,
full chested, athletic models, military styles,
belts all around, half belts, three-quarter belts,
box plait effects. Many silk piped seams, silk
sleeves; a great fashion show of beautiful, new
fabrics, cors and styles in spring suits for men
and young men, at $15, $20, $25. y ' ;
Think You're "Hard-to-Fit"?
Stout, tall, short, short stout, very large or fat men we've
the variety of sizes in the range of proportions that en
ables us to fit all men. Great assortments of fine, new pat
terns, highest quality values, in spring suits for men of
affairs, at $15, $20, $25, $30, $35, $40.
"Dress Up" for Memorial Day,
Wednesday, May 30th
The Straw Hat Store of Omaha
YOU'LL look far and wide to equal our showing. Here you'll see
stacks of straws in all the new shapes, braids and effects.
You'll find what you want quickly. Real hat men to serve you.
Panamat, $4, 15, SS, $10. Bankoks, $4, $5, $6. Leghorns, S3 to $5.
Porto Meant, $2 and $2.50.
Split Braidt, $2 to $4. Sennit Slraw$, $2 to $3.
Madagascar Hats, $1.50 and $2. Silk Hats arid Caps, 50c, $1, $1.50.
Fine Spring Shirts
CLEVER fashions from Manhattan, Bates-Street,
Yorke the best shirt makers. Specially woven
patterns from their own cloth mills insure lasting
satisfaction. Largest showing ti .
in the west, at. pl.OU lO p
Men's Union Suits
Hot days come quickly have comfort underwear at
hand. Every conceivable style, size and proportion in
Vassar, Superior and other best makes. A. it o '
wonderful stock of best value Union Suits'? tO JpJ
Superb Silk Four-in-Hands; com
pare (1 values elsewhere, special. .
MEN'S WHITE AND PALM
$3.50 to $4.50
Nebraska Special Soft Cuff
Woven Madras Shirts, at. . , .
SEE OUR SHOW WINDOWS TODAY
Li(?ht Wcifrht Pajamas; stripes, (J AA
colors and white, at. . . . ... . . . . V 1 ivv
MEN'S DRESSY OXFORDS,
TAN, $3.50 to $7.00
.CORRECT APPAREL FOR MEN AND WOMEN.
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