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THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIPAT, JUNE 1, 1917.
I BrieJ City News
Ban Bool Frinl 1. N.w Bwooa Tnm.
Metal dies, pressw'k. Jubilee Mfg. Co.
Platinum Wedding Rings Edholm.
Eight-Inch Electric Fan, $7.50
Burgeas-Qranden Co. v
Try the noonday 85-cent luncheon
it the Empress Garden, amidst pleas
ant surroundings, muslo and entertain
mentAdvertisement. To Epworth League Convention
August Johnson of the Fritz Saudwall
Jewelry company has gone to Looking
Glass, Neb., to attend the Epworth
league convention at that place.
To Return Front Convention Mon
day Misa Charlotte Townsend, super
intendent of public school nurses, will
return Monuay rrom Cleveland, wnere
she has been attending a convention.
New Jewelry Store Opens S. Low
enfeld, formerly in the Jewelry busi
ness In Honolulu, has opened a jew
elry store in the new First National
Bank building, 304 South Sixteenth
Judge Leslie Severs Marriage Bonds
Etta Pernlne was freed from Thad
deus D. Pernlne ad Gladys Hartman
was granted a decree from Lawrence
Hartman by Judge Leslie, sitting in
divoice court ,,
Hanley on Trial James Hanlay, 24
years old, indicted by the grand jury
on a statutory charge, la on trial be
fore Judge Estelle, sitting in criminal
court. Thirty veniremen were exam
ined before a jury was Impaneled.
To Serve Cafeteria Dinner The
Ladies' Aid society of Hanscom Park
Methodist church will serve a cafe
teria dinner Friday evening from to
S o'clock at the church. , The pro
ceeds will be used to further Sunday
Three Women Granted Divorces
Judge Day, sitting in divorce court,
freed the following wives: Cottle
Margaret Wiimot from Ernest Ed
ward Wilmot, Grace Betts from
Charles M. Betts and Saddle Miller
from James Miller.
- Funeral for Miss Downing Funeral
services for Louise Downing, former
telephone operator, who died suddenly
at Des Moines Monday following an
illness of a day, were held yesterday
afternoon from the home of her sister
at 409 North Twenty-seventh street
Union Company Increases Stock
The Union company of Omaha, invest
ment brokers, has increased its capi
tal stock to tl, 000,000, according to
amended articles of incorporation filed
with the county clerk by Frederick H.
Davis, president, and Walter N. Rob
erts, secretary. ( '
Help Employes to Buy Bonds
President Joyce of the National Sure
ty company has notified Wheeler &
Welpton, as their agents here, that
the company has made a subscription
for $1,000,000 of Liberty Loan bonds,
which its employes may share in on
the installment plan.
First Visit to the West J. L. Burg
er, traveling agent for the Northwest
ern, with headquarters in Indianapolis,
Ind., accompanied by his wife, has
.arrived to spend his annual vacation
in Nebraska. He has never before
been this far west He- is delighted
with the country and has expressed a
desire to live here.
To Inspect Wlnspear Triangle The
city commissioners are expecting to
angle Friday morning after council
meeting. Squatters, who are said to
live In an unsanitary condition and
in a way offensive to some citizens who
have made complaint, live in the dis
trict, says the city clerk.
Miller Park Mothers'
Circle Raises Old Glory
"Ever since the flag, was designed
it has signified beneficence, heroism
and liberty," Judge S. I. Gordon told
a well attended gathering at the
Miller Park Mothers'.circle flag rais
ing Wednesday afternoW He re
viewed the causes of the civil war
and praised the soldiers who had so
gallantly defended- the Stars and
"AH over the South repose .un
known dead who gave their lives to
eave the nation. To them and the
flag we owe the highest honors."
"The flag, 18x25 feet, was, donated
by a citizen who requested that his
name be withheld from the papers.
The Miller flag pole, on which "Old
Glory" was flung to the breezes, is
the highest in the city. ,
Children of Miller Park, school
Sung patriotic songs and were joined
by other persons in the audience.
Rev. John Calvert of Benson Meth
odist church opened the ceremonies
with prayer. Miss Jennie Olive,
teacher in Monmouth Park school,
led the singing of patriotic songs and
Mrs. John VV. Evans recited Riley's
"Old Glory." Howard Thornton,
bugler from Fort Omaha, sounded
Mrs. T. P. Davis, president, and
Mrs. B. B. Anderson, secretary of
Miller Park Mothers' circle, had
charge of the memorial services.
Will Can Supplies for
The Families of Soldiers
The commissariat department of
the National Leaglie for Woman
Service, of which Mrs. E. W. Sifert
is acting superintendent, says, "We
hope that any who have vegetables or
glass jars to donate will communicate
with us. We want food conserved to
be soldor given by office to
needy families of soldiers."
"We are the cooking and purchas
ing end of the national league and
had planned to provide demonstrators
to show the people of Omaha the
best methods of preserving food be
fore we learned that the extension
department of the University of Ne
braska was going to conduct a can
ning school here," says Mrs. Sifert,
"and now we are glad to co-operate
with this school. I expect to send
fifteen or twenty delegates, who are
members of the commissariat divi
sion, to be trained in the first can
ning school. Our delegates will be
pledged to teach the certain groups
of women in Omaha the new arts."
Canning School Graduates
Will Give Services Free
A fruit and vegetable canning
school is being conducted at the Ne
braska Wesleyan university at Uni
versity Place. Eighty-five students
are in attendance. Today will be the
last of the three-day course. Nearly
all the girls taking the course are
pledging their services free during the
summer to any one in their reach who
may want to learn the processes of
Many Girls Learn How
To Can at the State Uni
Two hundred and sixty girls attend
ed the State university canning
school, the exhibition of whose work
is on display in the Agricultural hal
in Lincoln. Miss Maud Wilson of
the college extension department is
credited with the success of tie
school, says Mrs. A. E. Davisson.who
was also active in its organization.
ARE TOJPEN HERE
University Extension Experts
to Instruct in Art of Put
ting Up Fruits and
"Canning schools will be conducted
in Omaha beginning June 11- to con
tinue as long as there is demand lor
them," says Miss Maud Wilson of the
University Extension Service in Ne
braska. "These schools will not be
limited to women, but men are also
invited. Mrs. Paul S. Rivett of Flor
ence, formerly a member of the Ex
tension Service Department of the
university, is re-employed, and will
with Miss Margaret Long teach the
first school in this city.
"Fifty persons can be taught in the
first school; and it is the intention
of the manager! to limit the attend
ants to those who pledge their serv
ices at any time during the summer
when their neighbors may want in
struction regarding the processes
learned. Thus' at first the training is
intended as a normal course for vol
unteers who want to aid in the
spreading of the improved arts of pre
serving vegetables and fruit.
To Dry Vegetables.
"Besides, canning, which is to re
ceive the major portion of the atten
tionTthe new process of drying will be
taught. The way to make a drying
machine will be shown, as well as the
art of cutting and preparing vege
tables and of storing the dried prod
uct. Laboratory work will be in the
mornings and lectures in the after
noons. A hand grist mill will be
used at the schools to grind corn and
"Interpreters may be provided from
the state university in order that sep
aratt schools may be conducted for
people .in Omaha speaking Swedish,
German and Bohemian.
"The cost of attending the schools
will be determined by the prices of
vegetables and other material used.
Each student will be charged an en
rollment fee sufficient to cover the.
expense of fuel and of vegetables. It
was 75 cents in Lincoln, but is ex
pected to be less in Omaha."
Twenty-One to Graduate
From Benson High Tonight
The fifth annual commencement ex
ercises of the senior class of the
Benson High school will be held this
evening at the Methodist Episcopal
church at 8 o'clock.
This is the last class which will
graduate from the Benson High
school and is the second largest in
the history of the school. The mem
bers of thei class are Helen B. An
derson, Helen E. Anderson, Gertrude
Calvert, Fred Davey, Agnes Davis,
Mary Dierks, Irene Grau, Walter
Hitch, Olene Johnson, Evelyn Kel
land, Josephine Kistler, Catharine
Lienemann, Alice McCreary, Irene
Pence, Gertrude Penny, Emma Pi
laht, Irene Rose, Elizabeth Shields,
Wilda Suter, Bernice Wheeler and
Anna Witzke. .
0e Reszke, Famous Basso,
Dies at Polish Estate
Copenhagen, Via London, May 31.
A dispatch to the Berlin Lokal An
zeiger from Posen says Edourad De
Reszke, famous as a grand opera sing
er and well known in the United
States, is dead at his estate in Erie
Edourad De Reszke, a basso, for
many years was a member k the Met
ropolitan Opera company in New
York. He was born in Warsaw in
1855 and made his operatic debut in
Paris in 1876.
He achieved fame in singing such
parts as Mephistophles in "Faust"
and Charles V, in "Don Giovanni."
He was a brother of tlie famous tenor
Jean De Reszke.,
c: .1 -1..LL u -e ... .
-jmic me umurcan oi inc war re
ports have reached the United States
that Edourad De Reszke was living in
a state of destitution in Poland.
Soldier Is Drowned in
Saving Three Comrades
San Diego, Cal., May 31. Private
Ray Armstrong of a United States
cavalry troop, stationed near here,
was drowned today in making a brave
and successful effort to save Privates
Park and Brady of his troop and Pri
vate McKinney of the hospital corps
who were in bathing and became ex
hausted. Armstrong saw their pre
dicament in the breakers and swam to
them with a life preserver. They were
assisted ashore but he became ex
hausted and sank. ,
Ural Cossacks Vote
To Stand by Allies
Petrograd, May 31. The Cossacks
in the Ural district held a convention
recently and passed a resolution to
give their unqualified support to the
temporary government. They also is
sued an appeal to all citizens of free
Russia to follow their example.
Among the declarations contained in
the appeal were the following:
"You must remember thaLthe ene
my threatens us with interior disor
ganization. Away with fraternization
"We have only one front our own
and that of our allies. The army must
not remain quiet, but must help the
allies by advancing."
Convicts' Savings Go
To Buy Liberty Bonds
Washington, May 31. Prisoners
at the Maryland penitentiary have
bought $2,150 worth of Liberty
loan bonds with savings from their
small wage allowance. One man
serving a long term spent $250 of
the $278 to his credit A former
West Virginia train robber put all
but a few dollars of his savings into
Mt Coffee Drinker
There's a Reason"
Bakery Company to Triple Capacity
Of Its Present Factory in This City
company, at Twelfth
and Davenport streets,
will triple the size and
capacity of its present
plant, according to an
nouncement made by
Manager R. L. Wilder.
George & Co. have
just completed for the
Loose-Wiles people the
purchase of two lots
adjoining the plant on
either side, each 66x132
feet. The lot west of
the bakery was pur
chased of the James
Creighton estate and
(he one north from Mi
chael Gleason. Mr.
- The present plant,
five stories high, will be
duplicated on each of
the two lots. Thi9 will give the com
pleted structure a frontage of 264 feet
on Twelfth street and 132 feet on
Davenport. The plant faces east on
Twelfth and south on Davenport.
The company at present employs
about 200 persons. The force will be
increased to 500 or 600.
The company built the first plant
in Omaha in 1909: The business has
grown steadily, until at present much
of its material andproduct has to be
kept in storage houses on the out
side. "We believe iiV Omaha." said Man
ager Wilder, "and that is why we
are expanding. We believe in buying
in Omaha what we need as far as
Several residences occupy the two
lots purchased. These will be ' re
moved preparatory to building. A
Given Suspended Term On
Promise to Leave the City
Jim Taylor, C. A. Rounsavall and
Charles Cole, who, police say, were
conducting confidence games about
the city, were given sixty-day sus
pended sentences Thursds.- on con
dition that they left town immediately.
It was impossible to get the victims
to identify them.
Bound Over to District
Court on Forgery Charge
Grant C. Perry, alias Arnold Hol
land, alias T. H. Abbott, waived his
preliminary examination on a charge
of forgery and was bound over to
the district court on $1,500 bonds.
Frank Boyd was the complaining witness.
private switch will be run in on
Twelfth street the entire length of
the plant, affording trackage lor six
cars at one time.
Denver Drum Corps to
Play in Omaha Streets
Cook's Drum Corps of Denver will
play on the street of Omaha, Thurs
day, Tunc 7, from 7:30 in the morn
ing until 4 in the afternoon. This will
be on their return trip from St. Louis,
where they will accompany the Den
ver delegation of advertising men
who will attend the convention of the
Associated Advertising Clubs of the
World. The Denver delegation an,J
the drum corps will go through
Omaha on their way to St. Louis Sat
urday of this week. Thirty or more
Omaha advertising men will also go
to St. LojXis Saturday night.
Place for Churchill.
London, May 31. Th THUj Chronic,
nays that "Winston Bp-ncr Churchill, former
flnit lord of tha admlrallty, recently haa
been offered an Important position In th
Dutch Stcsmor Arrives.
Now Tork, Mar SI. Th first liner from
Holland since January 23, has arrived--at an
Atlantic port via Halifax, where It wan de
rained two days Tor examination. Tnere
were 119 Americans among the 1,200 pan-
nen gem of whom seventy -two were sur
vivors af submarine sinkinga in the North
oea ana inc iMiyinn ..nuniiPi,
- tnereatet strength of
J delicate, nervous, mn-
''c lillYfl down people 100 per
till I lll'J cent in ten days (n
' I I I I EJmanv Instances, $100
I ll At 1 forfeit ff it fails as per
TTspVCfl article soon to appear
JtilMlHin this paper. Aak your
jjJ doctor or drutfgist about
Sherman ft McConnell Drug Stores always
carry it in stock. ,
When the Bride of Mystery
examined the line of toilet ar
ticle and drugs at Green's
pharmacy, Sixteenth and How
ard, she decided right away to
trade there. She can telephone
for anything she wants.
THE HOME OF THE CHICKERING PIANO
When you come in here you will find a different music
store. We carry only well known standard makes of
p.ianos at prices very much less than you are usually
asked to pay. Our object is to please you. We we in
terested in your future satisfaction. You cannot make
an unsatisfactory purchase here. That is why we are
known as "The Store of Satisfactory Dealings."
Among the celebrated makes we carry are to be found :
Ivers & Pond Smithtft Barnes ' Segeritrom
Haines Bros. Schaff Bros. Brewster
Sehning Armstrong King
Kohler & Campbell Autopiano
We don't ask for your business simply because our prices
are lower than elsewhere, but because of the better
quality of our instruments.
Upright Pianos, Player Pianos,
v , $65.00 and up. . $275 and up.
4 TERMS TO SUIT
'everybody!, store" ,
This Buffet is pictured in Black Walnut. It is 66
inches long, and very complete in every detail.
The same style in Jacobean Oak, 60-inch length,
at , ,847.50
Fumed Oak Buffet, 60-inch length, very heavy
germkie quartered oak $37.50
Buffets, Golden Oak, 48-inch length
?i3.75, $16.75, $19.75
Famed Oak Buffets, 45-inch to 50-inch lengths
$14.75, $17.50, $22.50, $24.75
Come Friday and Saturday..
a3 im zmr m tp votit-i
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Thunder, May 31. 1917. STORE NEWS FOR FRIDAY. Phone Douglas 137
The First Friday of the
brings saving possibilities of an uncommon nature
in merchandise of seasonable and wanted sort
Down Stairs Store
A Clearaway of a Group of "Odd"
NO, they are not right up-to-the-minute in point of style, but
every .one js very desirable and the price asked Friday
would barely pay for the buttons used in trimmingr. They're
odd suits, only a limited Quantity, ends of lines in such ma
terials as velours, bolivia cloth, serges, twills, voiles, shepherd
checks, pongees, etc., all silk lined, some belted, others loose
fitting styfts, the color range is good and the Value is simply
wonderful, at $2.95.
This Clearaway Friday of -
As Another Sensational Value Offering.
THEY, too, are odd coats, in velours, corduroy, serges, broad
cloths, covert cloths,, bolivia and twill ; loose and belted
styles, some have large collars and pockets; Friday, while a
limited quantity lasts, $3.95.
BurgMt-Naah Ce. Down Stairs Store
Wash Rags, le
"Nu Nit" wash raKSJimlted
quantity to each customer, no
'phone or mail orders, at, le each.
Crash Towels, 3c
Roman twill crash towels,
small size for individual use, 3c
. Table Linen, 49c .
Unbleached union linen table
damask, 54 inches wide, dice pat
tern, very special, 49c a yard
Center Pieces, 19c
Also scarfs', sizes 18x50 and
30x30, white with delft blue but
ton hole edge and embroidery, J9c
each. ! , .
Sport Middies, $1.00 ...
Fine material, smocked on
either side, full belt, large collar,
pockets trimmed with fancy ma
terial, $1.00. .
Muslin Petticoats, $1.00
Single or double flounce of em
broidery, regular and extra sizes,
Muslin Underwear, 45c .
Including gowns,1 petticoats,
combinations, envelopes, chemise,
drawers, corset covers, etc., spe
cial, at, 45c. '
Net Corsets, 69c
Summer net corsets, medium
low bust, long skirt, free hip, well
boned, special, 69c.
Brassieres, at 25c
Ail, -assortment of brassieres,
lace and embroidery trimmed, both
front and back, 25c.
Collar Buttons, lc
Collar button sets, 4 on a card,
gold plated 'with celluoid backs,
Silver Plated Set, $1.25
5-piece silver plated sets, con
sisting of berry spoon, cold meat
fork, sugar shell, butter knife and
gravy ladle, complete, $1.25.
- 12 Beauty Pins, 10c
Gold plated beauty pins, assort
ed styles, 12 for 10c.
Stamped Dresses, 48c
Children's ready made dresses
of fine quality nainsook, lace
trimmed, stamped for embroidery.
Sizes 6 months to 1 year, 48c.
' Linen Lace, 10c
Linen lace in white or ecru, for
edging center pieces, scarfs, pil
lows, etc., 10c a yard.
Stamped Towels, 10c
Turkish guest towels, pink and
blue borders, French knot and
solid designs, 10ct
Wash Goods, 5c
Splendid assortment of wash
materials, including lawns, voiles,
batistes, etc., 6c a yard.
Wash Suitings, 13y2c
27 inches wide, da'k or light
colors, plan and fancy, 13 He a
"' Galatea Cloth, 12V2c
27 inches wide, dark or light
desirable for rompers, 12 Me a
Ginghams, at 12 Vic
Dress ginghams, tolle du nord,
A. F. C. Yorke, etc., special, 12Hc
Embroideries, at 10c
Swiss and nainsook, edges and
flouncings, also corset cover em
broideries, to 18 inches wide,
10c a yard. "
Lace Samples, 5c
Sample pieces of . laces, em
broidery and braids, H to 1 yard
lengths, 5c each.
' Embroidery, at 5c
Edges, insertions and headings,
good selection, at. 5c a yard.
Women's Pumps and Oxfords
In the June Sales Friday,
THE remaining lot of our recent purchase and sale
of women's pumps and low shoes, included are:
Black kid oxfords.'
Tan kid oxfords...
Patent colt oxfords
Patent kid two
Patent kid one
strap pumps ....
Patent colt pumps,
cloth quarters. . ...
- Women's and big girls' white canvas pumps, $1.85.
Child's ankle ties, black kid, white kid, bronze kid, $1.19.
Several big bargain tables of men's, women's and children's
shoes. v ,
Bursoaa.Nuh Co, Down Stairs Store
Little Notions at Little Prices
Fancy trimming buttons, all
colors, dozen, 5c.
Baby bibs, each, Be
200-yard cotton machine
thread, spool, 2 Me. .
Hair brushes, each, 10c.
Clothes brushes, at 10c.
Dish rags, each, Be.
Inside skirt belting, yard, Be.
Bees wax, cone, 2c. -Skirt
markers, each. 12 Me.
Hand scrubs, each, Be and 10c.
Darning cotton, 3 spools, Be.
Thimbles, each, le.
Tape measures (60-inch),
Common pins, paper, 2e.
Dressing combs, each, Be and
Kid-curlers, dozen, 10c. :
Hair barettes, each, Be. '
Bone hair pins, box, Be.
Silk thread, spool, 3c.
Silk finish crochet cotton,
Burfoas-Naah Ca, Down Stolra Stora
, Pretty New Trimmed White
Hats, for Friday, Special
DO not let the lowness of the price influence you
into thinking there is no style, or value in the
hats because it is just the
opposite there is style
andunusual value in the
hats, at $1.98. '
Large and small Bhapes,
trimmed with wings, fancy
feathers and flowers, de
scription is almost impos
sible, but when you see the
display, we are certain
you'll agree the values are
quite extraordinary. Bur,...-N..h c Dow. stain star
- Garden and Lawn Needs
Philadelphia make lawn mower, fully guaran
teed, 8-inch wheel, 3 blades, 14-inch size, at $2.95.
guaranteed g a r d en
hose, 5-ply, complete
with coupling, special
Hose nozzles, solid
brass, can be regulat
ed to throw a stream
or SDrav : SDecial. 50c
Screen wire cloth, odds and ends and remnants,
at lc square foot. t
Screen door, painted black, heavy frame, cov
ered with best quality wire cloth; any stock size,
for $1.25. ' . .
Light house cleanser, 3 cans, 10c. ,
Sani-flush, per can, 22c.
White borax naphtha soap, 10 bars, 34c
Crystal white: laundry soap, 10 bars, 38c .
Kleen tone or softone, can, 8c
Burita.a-Na.h Ca. Down Stalra Stora
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