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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 16, 1917)
BODY BLOWS ARE MIXED WITH HUMOR IN POLICE INQUIR Y
OF CLEANUP DEALS
Also Says that He Paid Money
r , to Sutton to Keep Him
Quiet About Suitcase,
(Coontinurtl on Ir ftix, Column One.)
"What knowledge have you to im
pucaie any city commissioner in any
wrongdoing? If you have any, say it
"I know there was bootlegging and
"Do you know of any wrongful act
tf any city commissioner f
."I do not."
Baker Takts Witnesi.
Baker took witness.
"Your knowledge preferred tothe
entire condition ot the city and that
such condition was chargeable to the
whole city administration.
"And that is why yot joined Paul
"Not exactly. . It was more because
I feared pressure of Paul Sutton and
influence he could bring and my ex
periences with Mrs. Theodora Honey,
well with suit case matter."
o be here
"How did you happen
s a witness?
"Saw inv name in oaner vesterdav.
Called Steve on phone and told him
I would tell the truth and let the
devil go to h . I told my bosa I
would tell all that was worth tell
"How did you know how to call
" asked my boarding boss."
' "Who is your Loarding boss?"
' ' Want) Room Cleared.
"I will not bring him into this cor
rupt deal nnless you will clear the
room and ask him in private.
Kine questioned witness again:
"Did y-a think Dennison and Sut
ton were working together?
"I did not say so."
"You intended to stir up the com
munity against the city officials?"
"Inflame the community."
"And yet you started to inflame the
eommunit; against corrupt govern
ment, and yet you took up with the
man you bribed, didn't you?"
"We worked together."
"What do you think of the morality
of such conduct?" N
"You excluded the mayor and yet
you would drag in the others, would
"Well, Kugel knew of the conditions
of the city and the others were re
"And you excludeu the mayor?"
"Well, I gave him some praise."
Elmer Thomas quizzed Honeywell:
"Married how many times?"
"How long did you live at Hanson,
"Since you became of ace where
have you lived?" '
.Have been a floating brick aver
most of my life. All over the country
and foreign countries."
r.ver m Turkey?
"How long did vou know to
"Four or five weeks."
"Why did you and he leave Chi
Because of a strike there."
uo you Know the suitcases vou
received at Union depot were your
"One was mine
"Were there any bonds in suitcase?"
"Not that I know of."
"Isn't it a fact that vou and Ed-
warns iiu.posca ot Donas in Louncil
"And you kept suitcast inform
tion a secret for seven years?"
Malonev Lett Him Ga.
"Upon your denial of suitcase mat
ter Maloney let you go, didn't he?"
Because Maloney said the Web
ster street station instead of Union
station you denied the whole affair,
"When did vou work for Hii.t J
"Last vear. '
"How fonff have vou wnrkert ffnrint
Don t know.
"Where do you live?"
"In city of Omaha." .
Won't Tell Where He Lives.
"What is your address?"
"That's my business."
"Your address is a very secret mat.
"In one sense, yes."
"When did vou nive Tom r,,n;.
"Day before big. doings at Chad-
"Who took the manuscript?"
"I won't tell you."
(The mayor told witness tn m.
Who was he? '
'"Who is Harry Bollock?"
"One of. the men firh.t f.iW. ,
"How did vnn tnet tt,m pi.
took care of a counter for
friehd in Pollock's place, and Pol
lock got a sandwich of me."
Williams the Go-between.
"Who is Red Williams?"
"Go-between for 1'aul Sutton and
How did you get in touch with
'He generally got in touch with
"Where does Williams live?"
When Attorney Thomas prompted
tioneywell to answer, the witness
snarply replied, 1 wasn t jjaying any
attention to you."
Says He Was Double-Crossed.
The afternoon '.session of the Ma
loney hearing before the city council
was opened with W. R. Honeywell,
bricklayer, resuming his testimony to
show that his release by Maloney was
justifiable, rather than a miscarriage
of justice, as contended by Detective
Attorney Thomas took the witness:
"You chose a public place to bribe
an official, did you?"
"I did not bribe him:"
"Did he ask for the money or did
you merely olfer it to him?"
"Sutton said the boys were talking
about the suit case affairand that it
woum nurt me. x
"You have said you gave themonev
to protect your job, didn't you?"
"The lower part of my face is gel
ting tired answering tluse questions."
"Did you sav vou saw a man nr
diagram of a bomb?"
it was a cross-section.
, Draws Bomb.
"Can VOU outline on Wtirre nf nin,r
a diagram of a bomb?"
1 can, correctly.
"Go ahead and do it."
Honevwell then drew a n!rl.ir nf -
uuimi wiine tne audience smileu.
"That's what you call a map of a
bomb, do you?"
1 can explain it.
"How long have vou been married
to your present wife?"
J hree years.
"Then it was four vears after the
suit case affair happened before you
told your wife?" '
"Yes, before I told my frau."
"Are you working now?"
"I am. but am tied un. Haven't
worked for more than six weeks."
You thought vour standing a a
tradesman might be affected by tak
ing sides in this controversy?"
Sutton Double-Crossed Him.
"I would not have talrn mljlm It
Sutton hadn't double-crossed me."
"Did Red Williams know where you
"Knew where I loafed." ,
"Where did you loaf?"
"Sixteenth ad Dodge streets."
u r ' .i , , ,
via anyooay know about your
manuscript being turned over to Den
nison before' you asked Pollock to
T did it by my own free will when
I saw how things were going.
"Who did you send to Pollock to
ask him to take manuscript to Den
nison?" "Mr. Adlcr."
Saves Money When Wife Leaves.
"How did you get the $25 vou said
you gave to Sutton?"
Lan t a inan save a do ar. I saved
money after my wife left."
"Are you still of the opinion that
the city needs a cleaning up?"
1 don t want to take any sides
"But you took sides before, didn't
V es, under pressure.?
"Where is your manuscript now?"
"Mr. Dennison has it."
"How do you know?"
"He wouldn't throw it away."
"Did you say that the Drorcclinn
your wife got at the Edward hotel
from Walter Jardine, nephew of the
commissioner, had prejudiced you
against the city commission?"
"I did not.
"You wxote the manuscript to in
flame the Ministerial union did youi"
"Why didn't you sign your own
Because if it wai !n.-f and
nobody would know who wrote it."
"You said only one commissioner
namea as a wrongdoer in your manu
script, did von?"
"Yes, KtiKel was named. n u-
could get the support of ihe Sara
toga hunch. They had petitions for
a fecaii against .Mr. Krugel. '
VVIien you referred to Dahlman's
nrocilivities for h avinir o-nnrl lim.E
what were they?"
"Hearsay. Never went rt,,t u-iti,
You to d Steve vou would 111 th
Five More Norwegian
Vessels -Are Submarined
London. June IS. The
several more Norwegian vessels by
German stibrm ines, with consider
able loss of life, is reported by the
Norwegian foreign office as quoted in
a Central News dispatch irom Copen
hagen as follows:
Slgrun, sU-amer, 2,531 'tons gross; crew
lavmet. Mil In veiispt. driven anhora und
(tprlously damaged by gunfire; craw mla
inr with the exception ol one man, -vboafe
body was found.
Vlnaes, m earner, 1,107 tons, only four men1
Sylvia, aaillnr vessel, 19 tons; crew res-
,""d.y:fln? ""tsd, 7.Mc. I Dry od. Murk!.
Vl"V,mic lv.p- rie t Boon were ! New York, June U.-TUe rtrv .nn,l ,.r.
k-i wik MUiei ana iron un,r ih rnnnt
to 4 points net lower.
; c"'""u -." points lower; at!-. rlp. Th-re wag It-is siie.-uL-.Mon In ,
i.h. Via. y, "c: faePt"nber. .llc; wool. I.ut prfcw still Inn., upward. The
iJereitiber, fBSir; January. 4,74c.
t no mutant Is hoylni- mor roiion goods.
New York, J una 15. Sugar Raw, quiet-
I'll1 gal. S.stc; molwsseaJ. file; refined
SATURDAY SPECIALS AT THE BIG
LOW PRICED SHOE STORE
Each week we are making extraordinary effort, to give you bigger and
greater values. If you Talue your money, come here, where you will
get more real shoe value than any place in Omaha.
Boots, a 1 I
$3 to $8
$2.98 to $3.98
Made in all leathers,
patent colt, gunmet
al, vici kid or Russia
calf. Latest styles,
$4 to $6 values.
$1.98 to $2.69
Tan or black, heavy
blucher cut, at
81.98 t S2.48
All sizes, new
sty les, patents,
kid and gunmet-
al, white canvas,
white buck, both
dress and play,
G. R. KINNEY CO. Inc.,
207-209 North 16th Street, Hotel Loyal Building. Before
m..i n-j cmi.j
a..... v , uieu, R ;.
Silk Fibre Hose
Famous Onyx Qua!
lty, (11 colo
lty, sll tolors. PA.
200 Petticoats that sold 1
up to $4, on
sale Sat. .
up to $4, on QC
Saturday the Second,! Day of Our Great
A Very Important
Special Reductions on Women's Apparel
We Offer You Unrestricted Choice of
ALL SILK SUITS
ALL WOOL SUITS
ALL SILK COATS ,
. ALL WOOL COATS
At HALF Price
These Garments Range in Price From $20 to $60
And They AH Go at Just Half Their Regular Price.
TWO BIG SALE GROUPS OF SILK DRESSES
Styles for Either Sport or Dressy Wear
For Dresses Worth
For Dresses Worth
SATURDAY SPECIAL ON BLOUSES
Georgette, Crepe de Chine, Taffeta; any
Waist in stock priced up to $6.75, for. . .
All Fancy Wool Skirts
All Silk Skirts
Silk Jersey Taffeta
for WI)MFH'S SHOPZ
Of Many Hundreds of Beautiful Styled
V Together With Several Thousand '
New Tub Silk and Cotton Blouses
Market conditions this Spring compelled excessively heavy
buying in order to insure normal, deliveries. Our own buyers,
as well as our New York representative, followed the policy
of heavy buying. Deliveries were better than we anticipated
- and today we find stocks decidedly heavier than they should be.
This condition must "be met stocks must be reduced to
normal. That's why this sweeping clearance is inaugurated
now instead of after July 4th. It's the opportunity of the
season for you an event you should not miss.
About 150 Tailored Suits re
main in stock, that we are de
termined to clear out within
the. next fiw days. Jerseys,
Silks and all popular woolen
fabrics: , .
$19.50 and $22.50
Suits, in June Clear
. away Sale, at...... .
$25.00 and $29.50
Suits, in Juna Clear-
away Sale, at.
. $35.00 and $39.50
Suits, in June Clear
away Sale, at
$45.00 and $49.60'
Suits, in June Clear
away Sale, at
Coat Dept. l
Ve hive assembled hosts of . I
smart styled coats into tho
four great lots below; they
i afford values that will cause
$15.09 and $17.50 Mm mm
Coats, reduced during Si I S
June Clearaway, to f e
$19.50 and $22.50 AiA mm
.- Coats, reduced during I 1 1 S
Juna Clearaway, toTY "e I J
$25.00 Coats, reduced h r mm .
$29.60 Coats, reduced mm
s From Our
Beautiful'Dresses of Voile,
Ginghams, Taffetas, Crepa
de Chines and Georgette.
Have been regrouped info
these four attractive lots:
$10.00 and $12.50
Summer Dresses, in
June Clearaway, at.
-$15.00 and $17.60
June Clearaway, at. .
$25.00 Silk Dresses, ft M nn
fa June Clearaway, l.j
$29.50 Silk Dresses,
in June Clearaway,
4 Great Groups in June Blouse Clearaway
With Blouse stocks twice as large, as ever before, and with I ho lo.r.nno .rr...:.f. c...j..'.
shall not be disappointed fa our prediction that our Blouse Section shall be called on to serve the greatest
crowds in its history. .. -
Reduced from $1.50
Voiles, Organdies and Dimi
ties, whits and colored, neat
ly trimmed with frills, lacs
and embroidered; many are
sport styles. ; , 1
Reduced from $2.00
Attractive Blouses of Voiles
and Batiste, daintily trimmed
in lacs and embroidery
very -extensive, showing. All
sizes to 48 bust
Reduced from $2.50
The immense assortment in
this lot make description a
hopeless task. It will suffice
to say: "Come if you want
extreme Blouse values.
Blouses P JO
Reduced from $3.50
Tub Sitk; Sheer Voiles, Or
gandies, Batiste and Madras;
dozens of sport styles, dainti
ly trimmed; all colors and all
CLEARAWAY W -
In Our Porch Swings
Si T A ift
This Porch Stf ing is made of sound oak, fumed finish, it Is
four feet in length, seats three persons flj O Qff
comfortably. Price P e J O
A Swing same length, a shade lighter material, $1.85.
Swings, madeen the style of illustration, run in sizes
from" 4 feet to 6 fet, prices $1.85,2.95, $3.50, $5.50 and up.
Brown Fibre Reed Swings 4 feet, $11.50; 5 feet, $13.25;
6 feet, $16.75. ' .
Fancy Colored, Ducking Covered leather Porcn
Substantial Porch Eoeker or Chair, fumed oak, $2.5(
WSave Yon Money "There 'Are Reasons
17TH A HOWARD
Clearaway Prices From Our
Saturday will be a day of unusual activity
in our Skirt Department. These remarkable
values will prove crowd-pullers without fail:
$7.50 and J8.75 Skirts, in June & A Qf
Clearaway, at. VfO
$10.00 and (12.50 Skirts, in June Qg
Clearaway, at 0e70
$15.00 and $17.50 Skirts, in June Q Qr
Clearaway, at 070
Our values In Tub Skirts will prove a lead
ing feature in this great June Clearaway.
White Footwear the Vogue
White footwear is more
popular this season than
With this season's de
mands for harmonizing
colors for Milady's cos
tume, the shoes play an
IN THE SUMMER IT'S WHITE DRESSES
AND WHITE SHOES OB PUMPS, n
Let us show you our styles!
Prices are as varied as the sizes. l.Cj
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