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Man Gets Thirty-Day Sentence
for Alleged Attempt to
Break Seals on
' Joe Thompson, 3504 C street, was
sentenced to thirty days in jail by
Magistrate Fitzgerald yesterday. Spe
cial Officer 0. P. Peterson of the Bur
lington arrested Thompson in the rail
road yards near the stock yards. He
i tayi he was in the act of breaking a
seal on a freight car.
Police Destroy Booze.
Four hundred and forty-one half
'. pint bottles of whisky, a case of beer
and a gallon jug of liquor, the accum
ulation of booze round-ups made by
the police since the first of the month,
were dumped into the sewer by the
police yesterday. Sergeant Mike Mc
Carthy acted as "master of cere
' Janitor SuSert Injuries.
Robert Severe, colored, 4421 South
Twenty-sixth street, janitor in the
Packers National bank, suffered pain
ful injuries yesterday when he lost his
footing- and fell from street car at
Twenty-fourth and Q streets.
Folic Raid House. .
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kuta, 4628 South
Twenty-seventh street, were arrested
yesterday, charged with the illegal
possession of liquor. They were re
leased on"?500 bonds. The officers say
they found thirty bottles ol whisky
and a barrel and a basket of bottled
- ' Albert Mullina Die
I Albert Mullms, 36 years old, died at
I ' L : - i intt c . t- t" i- . . -..!.
street, Wednesday evening. Funeral
lervices will be .from the home Fri
day afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. C. F.
Hller officiating. Interment will be
in Graceland Park cemetery. He is
survived by a widow and three chil
dren. " ' ' I
Morrill Shipper Pleased.
Another pleased sheep feeder, J. VV.
, Plummer of Morrill, Neb., was on the
market Wednesday with a load of
, half-blood Mexican lambs that sold at
the extreme top of, $17.15. He had a
load of lambs Thursday which sold
for $17.20. They averaged eighty-one
and one-half pound's. Mr. Plummer
has fed about J,000 lambs and is well
pleased with results, but is afraid he
will not be able to get feeding lambs
next year. ,
Trinity Baptist church, on the
' South Side, is being rebuilt. House
mover are now at work raising the
1 .. church off the old foundation so that
they may excavate for the new base
' 1 ment, which will contain a new steam
heating plant, a modern kitchen and
a large room to be used for Sunday
, school and gymnasium purposes. The
interior of the church proper will be
. remodeled, refinished and redeco
, rated. On the outside the whole
-.. building will be veneered with a
, beautiful shade of matt-faced brick,
with tone trimming's. The lawn
will be Ailed and graded, and wide
stone steps will lead to the main
, entrance. These improvements have
til been planned since the coming of
their new pastor, Rev. Charles F.
Holler, one year ago. . , .
Beats Billy Tough.
. What do you think of it? A boy's
pants, guaranteed for six months, wa
terproof, tearproof, holeproof, spark
proof and a good looking pants, all
for $1.25 at Flynn's. Of course we
have a world of other good things for
, fne boys and the girls. For instance,
Woolly Boy clothing, Munsing Under
wear, Keith hats and caps, Sclz shoes
for boys, Red Seal shirts and overalls,
Ozark rompers.. These are the Hart
Shift ner Marx of their lines and we
. have the real Hart Shaffner & Marx
-' men's clothing in a fine variety of new
styles and colorings to suit the most
exacting. Asserting that we are your
1 most economical price-maker, it's up
to you, dear huver, to make us prove
it JOHN FLYNN & CO.
'.' Threatened to Kill Himself.
A 1ady,; who runs a rooming house
' t 4725 South Twenty-fourth street,
walked into the police station last
; night and reported to Captain Briggs
that a man rooming at her place
threatened to kill himself. The cap-
tain went over and had a talk with the
i man, whose name is George Flokus,
if and satisfied himself that the roomer
would be all right if his tools of de
struction were taken away from him.
He was therefore relieved of a re
.volver and razor, which were taken to
. the station to be held in trust until
the owner gets another location.
Two Lids Missing.
Franklin Kinsley, 3716 South Twenty-sixth,
and Malcom Lenville, Twen
ty-seventh . and B streets, aged 13
N years, disappeared from their homes
Thursday afternoon and their parents
art anxious to learn of their where
abouts. The boys are sons of neigh
bors and for several days had been
talking of going to the country to
' work, on farms. They were at home
Thursday noon, but that was the last
; aeen ot them.
Investment Office Closed.
J.- Tne police have been asked to ar
rest Henry Ehrman. organizer of the
South Omaha Investment company.
4 aoutn iwenty-tourth street. The
comoany't office has been closed since
, the unceremonious leave of Mr. Ehr-
, man on Wednesday. Lee Bailey filed
a complaint, charging Ehrman with
Magle City tleMiA. .
For Rent Stores, house, cottages and
aat south Omaha invertmknt co.
Omi in and see our "fttfety Plrst" demon
stration, setuMay, May 16. JtouUky
Mrs, Frank Barrett. 1707 Monro street.
fjaa received word of lha death of hr
. youngest ebretbtr, Peter Campbell of Qas
; gow, Scotland, on the battla front in Franc.
Another brother. John Campball, la on to
Hrina nam. ,
Clara. Kimball Young In "Trilby and Bueb
Bian and Bajrna In "The Great Secret," to
night, aura. Tour children should attend
y . our jnatlnee tomorrow. Beat theater.
The M. K, club wn en tar tamed at tb
home of Mra. Andrew Streamm. til l
street. Wednesday after noon. Tw new I
fneinatre vera taken Into the club, lira.
Albert uarieaon ot la Angetea, Cel., a sls
Ur-tm-law ot the hostess, waa a meet
- KIBE INSUBANCB. choice of IS lsadlng
nnpniini prompt aarvica, lowest ratea.
MOUTH OMAHA INVESTMENT CO.
"' ' The United 8 1 a tee of flea of markets, De
nartment of Aaricultura. announce! m.
i eifasa of 16.1 per cent In the number if
ettum or egg in storage ai reported by 802
; atoraarea, its compare 4 with May I, 111'!.
Ierin the period from Mar 1 to May 1ft
there waa an Increase In the holding owr
v ue same penoa last year.
Militia Official Says Delicacies
Are Bad for Soldiers Stomachs
Mothers, sisters and sweethearts
who anticipate making brighter their
loved ones' fighting hours 'some
where in Nebraska" at some training
..W.vr thev hannen to be.
by sending them boxes of toothsome
delicacies, lane nonce i
Walter E. Steele, assistant to the
adjutant general of the state militia,
jays it's all wrong.
Mother's homemade jam, dainty
t ..-,.. nA ann,i,inff frtllt"
1,1.3 U I'M" .. o. ...0 . 7
cakes and sweethearts' delicious fudge
imd Turkish paste may be all right for
Will ana jacK wnen incyrc huiuc.
But the militiaman says much such
"....a" r;il raicj. V.J with Tarb'l
and John's and Will's stomachs when
they start "licking the kaiser" and
shooting holes in the boches.
Jt is well enougn 10 write ine
guards when they ae in camp," he
says. "Probably such remembrance
will be appreciated by them, and they
undoubtedly would eat all the cakes
and preserves sent them. But they
Entertainment Given ' at Court
House Under Auspice of
Elks for Benefit of
More than 500 people attended the
patriotic ihcett in the courthouse rj
tunda last night given under the au
spices of Omaha Elks. Proceeds of
the concert will go to the Red Cross.
Songs by twenty girl dressed in
Red Cross costumes was a' feature.
A. W. Jefferis spoke. '"The Spirit of
1776 lives, yet in the people of this re-
Cublic," he said. "That spirit was
acked by a search for freedom from
autocracy. We will see that spirit
triumph in this war. We will see the
German people enter into their right
to republican government. We are not
seeking in this conflict the subjuga
tion of any peoples or territories, but
we are trying to give to the German
peoples and to preserve for the world
our birthright to liberty and self gov
ernment as against the so-called di
vine right of kings."
The musical program follows:
"Tha Stiri and Stripe Forever" Iflonea),
Omh Miulclana1 naocl.tlcro under direction
ot Oeorfe Green.
"Spirit of 1!7" nd "Bplrltfot nW O.
B. Mapee and aeelatanta, Company BugUra,
fourth Nebraaka Infantry.
Armour olee club, courtesy of Armour A
Co., Houth Side.
Popular plncei of our allies, (a 'Trench
Overture" C.mbrolae Thnmaal. b "Italian
Minuet," atrlni choir, (Bolaonl), (c) "Brit,
lah llarchlni Tun" (Unknown!, (d) "Rua
alan Walta' (Tachalkowaky), Members
Omaha Symphony Study orchaatra, under the
peraonal direction of doors. Col.
-) "Fatrlotlo Medley." double quartette;
(b) "We Will Rever Ul th. Old Flag Fall,"
twenty slrli In Red Crois coatumea, courteay
Simla Ryan atudlo.
Bone ot tha old folks, "Medlay,'1 Omaha
() '"Comradea In Arms," (h) "801416
Chorus" from Kauet; c "Amerlea," Me.
num. chorue, uuilsr dlreotlon of James Ed
"Htar Spanrled Banner,? eudlenea.
Grand American fantaela "National Fa
trlotlo Sonsa" (Lampe), Omaha Mualclana
Family Programs Popular
At Omaha Movie Houses
"Borrowed Sunshinst a comedy and
a nirtosraoh will be shown at the
children s movies at the Mtfse Sat
Four suburban theaters have intro
duced the family program for Friday
evenings. Tonight the Lothrop thea
ter will show "River of Romance"
and "Wild Animals at Large;" Subur
ban, Marguerite fisher in Jacme ot
the Navy and a comedy; Apollo, E.
H. Sothern in "Man of Mystery" and
a comedy; Boulevard, Constance Tal-
m.,U. I,, n.v'a ntirtylar" mil a
Mrs. W. S. Knight of the Omaha
Woman's club committee, which spon-
sors the movies, says: .these are not
'high brow' films. Wf only want to,
show Dictures free from objectionable
features, serials and problem plays."
False Table Bottom Bad
Hiding Place for Booze
A false bottom as a hiding place for
whisky must be in a piece of furniture
more complicated than a table if the
violator against prohibition would
elude the vigilance of the Omaha po
Frank Clark. 619 South Sixteenth
street, tried this method at his con
fectionery store at the above address.
He had apparently .converted his
store into a thirst station. But the
police got on his trail and knocked
the bottom out 6f his plan. When the
contents within the table, were count
ed, there were twenty-nine pints and
thirteen half rants of whisky, which
nnli aJ lU.L ......
bpoked under the prohibition statute.
Million Dollar Blaze
Destroys Town of Bowie
Thibodaux, La., May' 25. Bowie, a
limber town near here, was practi
cally wiped out late today by fire
which originated in the Bowie Lum
ber company's plant, and fanned by
a brisk wind, spread rapidly into the
residence section, Property damage
is estimated at $1,000,000. An employe
of the lumber company died from
Russ Garrison Demands
I ; That It Go to Front
Sebastopol, May 25. The officers
and men of the local garrison have
unanimously requested that they be
sent to the Riga front to fight the
Germans. Their action is in response
to the speech of Minister, of War Ker
ensky and the appeal of the Council
of Soldiers' and Workmen's delegates.
it an added
now In favor
' of the delightfully
do not need fine things to eat. They
will get good, substantial food and
it would be doing them an injury to
feed them delicacies. Fancy foods give
them dysentery. We strongly advise
against them. "
"Neither will the guards in camp
or at the front need clothes. Clothes
is the first essential we provide we
issue just the sort of clothes they
"In case camp, fare should be too
"coarse" for the boys when they as
semble in the mobilization camp for
the preliminary intensive training,
the officers will permit them a few-a
very few pastries, and they may
have also a, few nicknacks, if in their
haversacks they can find place for
"When the troops begin to move to
the front it will be almost impossible
to reach them and it would be worse
than useless to attempt to forward
them pies and cakes or any table deli
cacies." SCOOTS HEAR TALK
BY CABINET MEMBER
Secretary McAdoo Telli Lads
They Show Sight Spirit
In Nation'! War for
-Secretary McAdoo spoke to the Boy
Scouts for five minutes on the stage
of the Auditorium right after his
principal address there. He was in
troduced by Scout Executive English
and was heartily applauded by the
"You young patriots are manifest
ing the spirit which is going to keep
the torch of liberty burning in the
world," said Mr. McAdoo. "We are
the champions of liberty because we
are a republic The spirit of liberty
isnow being challenged by an auto
crat, the kaiser, who has built up the
freatest military machine the world
as ever seen. ,
"We have never gone into a war
except for human liberty. That is
what we are going into this for. We
have to create a military organization.
You boys, though you cannot go to
the battlefield, can da your part
"No matter what task is assigned to
yotf, you are going to do your part in
this war for liberty. Not the smallest
part of this will be selling the Liberty
bonds. I am told you are going to
be given an opportunity to help self
them and that is a most important
part, and I know you will do it-well."
Will Prohibition Be Adopted
As a War-Measure? ,
-' . .., v- ' - : '
An Investigation of the Results in Nineteen "Dry" States
- Nation-widty prohibition as a war measure would affect everybody in the United States
The good results of such a policy have been praised continuously in the press of the belligerent
countries, and are cited in America by prohibition advocates to explain the great strides of the
"dry", movement in the United States during the past two years.
' To get a true conception of what citizens of the "dry" states have experienced under, pro
hibition Taw, THE LITERARY DIGEST made a strictly impartial iniquity in all the states that
have had prohibition laws of one kind or another in operation for not less than one year. Two
questions were asked of the representatives pi public opinion in these commonwealths the
editors of the press: First: Whether In Their State Prohibition Is'a Success? Second: Whether
They Would Recommend It to Other States? From nineteen states, 157 replies have been re
In THE'LITERARY DIGEST for May 26th, the results of this nation-wide canvass is
shown. This is the first non-partizan investigation of the kind eyer made. The result is most il
luminating, and will interest every one, from brewers to bishops.
Other articles of immediate interest in this number of THE DIGEST are: .
Food Gamblers-The Kaiser's Allies in America
The Postage Tax on the Press
A Ghastly, Charge Against Germany
Effect of Russian Chaos on the War
Let Us Have Real Coast Defenses
Forty-eight Cities Made to Order
Eat Corn and Save Money
One Compensation for Reims
V Mr. Well's New Broom
Wedded Priests After the War
24,000,000 horses consume the food pro
duced on 120 million acres of land land that
is capable of supporting 40,000,000 human be
ings. The great war will be won or lost by our
food supply, and Harry Wilkin Perry, in 'this
number of THE DIGEST shows how the use
of the motor truck will divert an enormous
food supply into channels where it will be most
effective. 1 .
-Th literary j
FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY (Publiaher. of
OMAHA, SATURDAY, MAI
CLOSES DOWN YARDS
Coal Company President Says
Reason Was Teamsters Had
Been Threatened by
The Central Coal & Coke Co. closed
down its yards yesterday because, L.
G, Parsons, president of the concern,
said .teamsters had been threatened
by strikers. He said that the yards
would not be opened nor deliveries
made until he was assured that his
drivers would not meet with violence.
Officials of the. union teamsters
would not deny or affirm the rumor
that a eity-wide strike was to be de
clared in a few days.
Building operations are almost at a
standstill as a result of building ma
terial concerns refusing to make de
liveries, it is said, because of the
trouble with the teamsters' union.
The union charges a "lockout."
Two-thirds of the contractors are
$50 REWARD TO THE PERSON
Who Can Give Information Regarding Whereabouts
of the Following:
Franklin Kinsley, age 13 looks as if 16, height about 5 feet,
weight 140, light features and chunky built. Dressed in blue serge
trousers, brown coat, green hat, soft whitk collar and sport stripe
shirt. Very neatly appearing. And Malcom Linville, age 13, very
delicate features, grey eyes, light brown hair, dressed in blue serge
trousers, grey coat, yellow checked cap. Weight about 100, slim
looking. , v
x Mr. Kinsley is a live stock dealer at South Omaha and
will gladly give aforesaid reward for the return of his son. ,
., Striking Illustrations Many of 1
Motor Truck Contributes to Patriotic
Number on Sale
said to have shut down on jobs. Oth
ers plan to do so as soon as their
material is exhausted.
Church Congregation Takes
' Up Hunt for George Davies
The entire con
gregation of the
I Flvmouth t-on-
I gregational church
has started , on a
I determined hunt
to locate George
A. Daviesr- man
ager of the Tracy
We cannot ac
count for his dis
J he had a mental
aberration , over
F. W. Leavitt, pastor of the church,
Mr. Davies made application to be
come a member of the officers' re
serve training camp and it is probable,
his friends say, that he may have gone
to a training camp, although not offi
cially advised as yet to do so.
Mr. Davies has a wife and two chil
How Dare Norway Protest to Germany
Volunteers for France
A Study of Plant Society
Save French Babies ?
A Cedar Log Thirteen Centuries Old
Songs of the Modern Warriors
France's Silent Enemy
Them, Humorous and Educational
THE LITERARY DIGEST appeals to, and
is carefully read by manufacturers, business
executives, progressive retailers everywhere
throughout the nation, and this number will be
of particular interest to them,' inasmuch as all
varieties of commercial vehicles are pictured
and described. Prospective "lauyers of motor
trucks are especially urged to buy THE DIGEST
this week and read these" interesting announce
To-day AH Newsdealers
the Famoui NEW Standard Dictionary), Ne'w Yrk.
Search for Wealthy
St Paul, May 25. Search began
here today for C. J. Ashton, alleged
deserter from the cosst artillery
service snd heir to $500,000 of the
estate left by bis father, R. W. Ash
ton, a banker of Pipestone, Minn.,
who was killed in an automobile ac
cident in California last October
while in that state to arrange for
his son's discharge from the army.
Young Ashton later became a de
serter. Half Holiday June 5 '
For Lincoln Schools
Lincoln, Neb.. May 25. (Special.)
To the hundreds of grownups who will
participate in the registration day pa
rade here June S will be added the
thousands of children attending the
Lincoln city schools.
The school authorities announced at
a meeting of the Commercial club
committee on national affairs today
that because of previous arrangements
made for patriotic programs on regis
tration day, the schools can not be
closed for the entire day. The pro
grams will be given in the morning,
however, and the schools will close at
'McAdoo said to Mayor Dahlmam-
! "Say, Jim, when I was here last,
I you remember, we ran away from
i the crowd and went to a movie? i
' Yes, and -there's the very picture 1
! house we went to. Wonder if we?
can't run away from these fellows
( this afternoon srJrae time and spend i
I an hour in that movie show. I see 1
i Douglas Fairbanks is going to be
there and I always admira Doug-. I
i Can you arrange it?" I
Ornaha Be, May 2tth. Z
1 HOUSE PETERS 1
3- "THE HIGHWAY OF i
I HOPE" -
I ROSCOE "FATTY"
: ARBUCKLE in
- "THE RECKLESS
LAST TIMES TODAY
HERBERT RAWLINSON and
NEVA GERBER, in
"LIKE WILDFIRE" '
Thi eat cool apot
DINE ' Omaha far
A LA CARTE th. tlrtd aaeppar
FINEST FOUNTAIN SERVICE
RADIUM MODELS '
FAIRMAN A PATRICK
RAWSON A CLAIRE
FISKE A FALLEN
"THE CANDY GIRL"
New Corn Reifiover In Big
Demand Says Druggists
Since tha virtue of lee-mint aa ft corn
remover became known in this country drug
gists have been having an extraordinary
demand for this product and it is predicted
that this summer women will wear smaller
and prettier ehoes thanever.
The fact that this new discovery whlen Is
made from a Japanese product, will actually
remove corns coots and all and without
the slightest pain or soreness. Is of eonrse.,
mainly responsible for its large and increas
Yon apply just a little on a tender, netting
corn and instantly the soreness la relieved,
and soon the com is so shriveled that It
may be lifted out with tha fingers root
Ice-mint Is a clean, creamy, snow-white
non-poisonous substance and will never in
flame or irritate the most tender skin.
Cutting or paring corns often produces
blood poison and people are warned to stop it.
Just ask in any drug store for a small jar
of ice-mint, which will cost little, yet la suf
ficient to rid one's feet of every com or
callous. You'll like it immensely .Adv.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Signed and sealed bids will be re
ceived by W. W, Wyckoff, Secretary
of- the Board of Education of the
School District of York, Nebraska,
up till Thursday noon, June 7th, 1917,
for the erection and construction of
3 new school buildings at York, Ne
braska, according to the plans and
specifications prepared by Berling
hof & Davis,, architects, and on file
with the Secretary of the Board.
Separate bids will be received for
heating, plumbing and electric work.
Plans and specifications may be
seen at the office of Berlinghof &
Davis, architects, 414 Security Mutual
Life Building, Lincoln, Nebraska.'-and
at office of Secretary. Contractors de
siring plans and specifications for
their individual nse miv nhtain nne
, set frojw the architects on making a
i deposit of twenty-five dollars ($25),
: which will be returned in case a
regular bid is filed, and plans and
specifications returned in good condi
tion on or before the date of receiv
Each bid to be considered must be
accompanied, as evidence of good
faith, by a certified check of five per
cent of the amount of the bid, made
payable .to W. W.- Wyckoff, Secre
tary. The Board reserves the right to re
ject any and all bids. ,
By ordet of the Board of Educa
tion! H. S. King, Pres.
W. W. Wyckoff, Secretary.
Berlinghof ft Davis, Arch.
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