Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, July 04, 1917, Page 10, Image 10

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War Has Added Heavily to the
Expense of Operation of
the Lines of the
Union Pacific.
Embryo Hospital Men Are Puf
Through Paces for Two
Honrs by Sergeant
to donate five thoroughbred airdale
militaristic dogs to the company.
Byrne & Hammer, M. E. Smith &
Co. and the United States National
bank will be handicapped by the loss
of men when the ambulance company
members are ready to leave for the
front Seven men will go from Byrne
& Hammer, five from M. E. Smith
and seven from the United States
National bank.
In Speaking of the depletion of
forces at the bank, President M. T.
Barlow said: "We may have to fall
back on the women to fill the men's
Thomas E. Carlson and Elmer W.
Bronan have enlisted as cooks.
"I expect to tegin drilling the men
on the streets in several weeks and
may take them out for a long hike
some Sunday morning," said Ser
geant Burnside.
Splendid Exhibit of the Friends
of ' Arfl Now Shown at
.the Omaha Public
A rare and beautiful collection of
new paintings valued approximately
at $65,500 is now on exhibition at
the Omaha public library in connec
tion with the Society of Fine Arts
and the Friends of Art gallery. '
Five of these pictures, - which are
worth $5,500, represent the paintings
purchased during the last year by the
Friends of Art association, of which
Mr. John Lee Webster is president
Th? rrst nf th rnllrtinn ha hrm
loaned to the Friends of Art asso
ciation for the summer by R. C. and
N. M. Vose of Boston.
"Omaha hac nnw mrheA th noint
in its artistic progress when it can
have loan exhibitions as the large art
centers do," said Mr. Webster Tues
day atternoon oetore a joint meeting
of the boards of directors of the
Friends of Art and the Fine Arts so
ciety, succeeding a luncheon at the
Fontenelle given by the former in
honor of the women on the executive
board of the Society of Fine Arts
Twelve Are Presented.
tures which have been given to the
gallery by the Friends of Art in the
last two years, as seven were given
last year. The new pictures just pur-
cnasea oy me association are as ioi-lows:-
"Un. regard dans lcpasse," an
excellent example-of the celebrated
Belgian artist, Herman Richir, which
was m the Franco-Belgian art exhi
bit at the Auditorium. '
"We paid $1,000 for it, but would
not take $3,000 for it now, aid Mr,
"Sunlight and Shadow," by William
Chase, one of the best known Amen
can artists, was obtained at an auc
tin in New York for $1500: "Knit
ting," a Holland interior by Evart
Pieters, which received almost a
unanimous vote at the recent exhl
bition. i valued at $900; "The Cres
cent Moon, by George H. Bogart,
at $0UU, and the "Hilltop," a Nebraska
scene by our fellow townsman, Dun
bier, at $500. ...
' In Loan Exhibition.
In the loan exhibition are the fol
lowing: "The Conway River," by
Benjamin Leader; "By the Fireside,"
by Bernard De lloog; "Alert," by F.
P. Ter Meulen; "Hauling Timber' by
T. K. Leurs; "New Born Lamb," by
It. J. Van der Weele;. 'Pussy's Break
fast," by B. Pothast; "Sunlight and
Shadow," by, Jan Van Essen, and
"October Sunshine." . by Blakelock,
which is worth $2,500 . .
"Juniata River," by George Innes,
which is valued alone at $7,500, was
loaned by George H. Ainslie of New
York City.
4 ne gauery win e open an summer
every day excepting Sunday from 9
in the morning until 5 o'clock and Is
free to the public. ,
"We feel that it is a creditable art
gallery and worthy of frequent visits
by all our people who have a love
for the beautiful," said Mr. Webster.
The luncheon party included the
Wrd Buru,
O. T. Kountse,
Jehn H. flummaraj.
Palmar rindlay, '
Ooorr Print; '
John I Wabatar,
Ward BarctBi,
C. T. Kauntia,
Obcht Williams.
n. tit. Vlneonhalcr.
Charlet O'Neill Rich, .
' W. 3. Hynea,
Slir, .
Thotnaa Burna.
Mlna Llda Wilson.
. High Commandant Explains
Refusal to Credit Brady
Frank H. Culgard, jr., commandant
of Central High school cadets, has
filed a reply in district court as to
why he did not issue a certificate of
drill with the rank of second lieu
tenant to Richard Brady, son of
Thomas E. Brady, upon his gradua
tion from Central Hjgh school
Gulgard declares , that Richard
Brady left the high school regiment
upon the written demand of his
father. As a result, the petition adds,
Brady did not attain proficiency in
drill and was not entitled to the com
mission he seeks.
Thomas E. Brady, attorney, recent
ly brought suit against Principal Mas
ters and Commandant ' Gulgard to
compel them to issue a military di
ploma to his son.
Dandy Sixth Has Recruited
Fourteen Hundred Men
The Sixth regiment now has re
cruited 1,400 iien, according to infor
mation from General Phil Hall. Of
this number 400 have been supplied
by Omaha and are therefore members
of the Omaha battalion. Forty-one
recruits were enlisted here Monday.
Among these were Tom Norris, as
, sistant manager of the Murphy.
O'Brien company, Ed Smyth, son of
C J.. Smyth; Joe O'Connor of the
Standard Manufacturing company and
Vinton I. Rhode, former base ball
The "Dandy Sixth" will be mus
tered into service with the Fifth regi
ment about July 15. The Fourth,
Fifth and Sixth regiments will be mo
bilized at Fort Crook and sent south
together to a concentration camp.
City to Advertise for .
The Sale of Muny Bonds
The city council directed the city
clerk to advertise for the sale of muni
cipal bonds as follows: Sewer, $200,
000; park, $50,000; public comfort sta
tion, $50,000; city planning, $50,000;
police station, $100,000. "
This action was- taken notwith
standing the recommendation of the
superintendent of accounts and fin
ance, who explained that the muni
cipal bond market is not favorable at
this time.
The city dadg,' however, will deter
mine Just whft the situation is? and if
the bids are not attractive they will
be rejected. ,
Joe Uvick Proves He is Over
Draft Age; Records Wrong
"Joe Uvick was addressing a pa
triotic meeting with great fervor a
week ago, mgxag young men to flock
to the Colors, -when a voice in the
audience asked: "Why don't you flock
yourself?" '
"I'm over the ag j limit Tor regis
tration said "Jo'J
But investigation showed that the
records were wrong and that accord
ing to the assessor's records he was
twenty daya tinder 31 years old. This
was an error and "Joe" has finally had
it adjusted authentically to the full
uiisfaction of the federal authorities
William Stipes, now seaman on the
U. S. S. Montana, one of Uncle Sam's
most powerful battleships, is another
Bee man doing his bit for the nation
in the war.
C . 4 a
otiDes lormenv was emoiovea in
the press room of The Bee. When
the international crisis became acute
Stipes was one of the first to Moin
the navy and now he has been as
signed tq, the Montana and hopes to
see some active service soon.
The photograph shows him in his
jackie uniform.
School Board Selects
Janitors for the Year
The Board of Education last night
elected the following janitors for the
ensuing school year: High, Andrew
Johnson, Joseph Carnaby, -James
Henderson, John Coleman, August
Buehler; High School of Commerce,
Thomas Hamlin, Danilc Humphrey,
Mike Feeney; South High, Oscar
ilummcll, A. JL. Barber, William Fir
man, Joseph Cink; Bancroft, Otfo
Dickmati; Beals, Frank Hammond;
Brown Park, James Hazuka; Cass,
Henry Oertslauer; tastelar, Hugh
McGrath; Central Park. Albert Fal
coner; Clifton Hill, Charles Ring;
Comenius, William Gieselman; Cor
rigan, James Melia: Druid Hill. E. W.
Johnson; Dundee, W. M; Burke; Du
potit, George W. Stone; Edward
Rosewarier, Charles H. Staccy; Far
namf Frank McGuckin; Franklin,
Louis Sanderson; Garfield, S. S. Kev
ins; Hawthorrie, D. D. Sullivan;
Highland, George II. Bowley: How
ard Kennedy, O. E. Sandberg; Jung
mann, Anton Machal; Kellom, Otis
Metcalf; Lake, Victor Danielson;
Lincoln, J. J. Kalina; Long, C. G.
Henderson. Frank Short: Lnthrnn.
George Elliott; Madison, John Vavra;
Mason, Louis Peterson; Miller Park,
Joseph Archibald; Monmouth Park,
Carl J. Carlson;, Pacific, William
Cathroe; Park, Gas Falk; Saratoga,
Robert M. Monroe; Saunders. Louis
Burke: Sherman, Charles Claussen.
sr.; South Central, Gust Lind; South
franklin, Walter i'okorskt; .South
Lincoln, Herman Trenkle; Train,
George Ruebsamen; Vinton. T. P.
Shirley; Walnut Hill, Carl Johnson;
Webster, Charles E. Falk; West Side,
Charles A. Allen; Windsor, William
U Hackett. .
Omaha Bar Urges Speedy
Confirmation of C. J. Smyth
Resolutions urging the speedy con
firmation of C. J. Smyth as chief jus
tice of the court of appeals of the
District of Columbia were adopted at
a special meeting of the Douglas
Clunty Bar association at the court
house Monday night. Mr. Smyth was
the guest of honor and was showered
with congratulations.
The secretary of the association
was ordered to send a copy of the
resolutions to the judiciary committee
of the United States senate.
Another resolution adopted called
upon members to look after business
of brother lawyers called to the col
ors. Fees collected in such cases will
he turned over to the attorney who
first handled the case. It was de
cided to flnnoint a comminp tn an.
portion such cases among members
remaining at home.
Mrs. Edith Beecher Given
Custody of Her Daughter
Mrs. Edith Beecher was grantedv
the custody of her daughter by Judge
Sears, providing the girl is kept un
der tne jurisdiction oi the court. It
was also decided that during "vaca
tion months" the mother has romnlet
charge over the girl, but during the
school year. she must attend school
ana must live in jjougias county. J. he
daughter is free to visit both father
and mother.
Mrs. Beecher obtained a Aivnrr
three years ago from Ray Stevenson,
father of the girl. Then she went to
ChicaSTO. The ffirl. who wa nlarrri
under the care of her grandmother by
ner iatner, Decame a bit unmanage
able and went to Chicago to s. hr
mother. This brought aboiif the suit
City Approves New Lights
For the Florence Boulevard
The city council approved installa
tion of an ornamental lighting sys
tem on Florence boulevard, from
Twentieth street and Ames avenue to
entrance of Miller park at Reed
The clan contemrilates ninetv Ma.
da lamps of 100 candle power. The
Nebraska Ppwer company will install
conduits. The additional expense to
the city will be $1,100 a year. There
are now twenty lights in this district
A delegation of members of the
rettiest Mile club urned the council
to act favorably on the proposition.
The new lights will be placed 150
feet apart and will be located alter
nately on each side df the boulevard.
Officers Go to New York
After Raymond B. Morse
Detective, T. T. ParannnurstM lff
Tuesdav for New Ynrlr. whero Rav.
mond B. Morse is being held for him
on a cnarge ot embezzlement it is
alleged that Morse left Omaha with
$1,000 in money belonging to his part
ner. He' was traced to New York by
means of baggage checks from one
city to another,
To show that the business of the
company has been hard hit by rea
son of the war, Union Pacific officials
have caused to be compiled figures
for the first five months of 1917, show
ing the increased expenses as com
pared with the corresponding period
of 1916. ' i
In order to keep locomotives mov
ing during the first five months of
this year the Union Pacific burned
811,964 tons of coal in the handling of
its freight and 308,901 tons in the
handling of its passenger trains. This
coal cost on an average of $2.09 a
ton this year, as against $1.74 during
the same months of last year.
In the matter of coal alone it is
figured that the war has added to
the cost of operation $722,799.38 up
to June 1 this year.
laking the cost of coal, repairs on
locomotives, lubricating oil and loco
motive supplies and the pay of engine
and trainmen, it is figured that the
war forced the Union Pacific to a
war increase of approximately 9
cents a mile in freight and 1XA cents
a mile increase in. the passenger serv
ice. During the period referred to
the freight locomotives registered
5,833,407 and the passenger, 4,639,-
816 miles.
To take care of the expenses out
lined the total' cost during the first
five months of this year aggregated
$4,239,136.86, as against $3,190,378.94
during the corresponding period of
last year.
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Kansas City Grocers to
Stop Here This Month
Retail grocers of Kansas City to
the number o'f probably 200 or more
will be in Omaha July 29 for a day's
outing. The event comes in the re
turn invitation of the Omaha Retail
Grocers' association, since this or
ganization was entertained at Kansas
City some weeks ago.
In Omaha the grocers will te the
guests of the Omaha Retail Grocers'
associationand the Loose-Wiles Bisr
cuit company. They will be met at
the train in automobiles and taken up
town. The will be driven to some of
the interesting points in the city in
the morning and then to the Hotel
rontenelje tor luncheon. In the aft
ernoon tney win De taken to the
Country club, where they will enjoy
golf and other sports and have dinner
in me evening.
Two Divorces Granted
On Plea of Nonsupport
Lena Taylor was granted a divorce
from William D. Taylor for nonsup
port, and Ruth Greene from Harry
Ureene on the same grounds. -
ceedings against Walter McDaniel, al
leging nonsupport Minnie R. Van
dermuelen has sued William O. Van-
dermuelen on grounds of nonsupport
and extreme cruelty. Leta Alfreds
wants freedom from John Alfreds be
cause of alleged nonsupport and ex
treme cruelty, and Myrtle Wyerman
is suing Jraul Wyerman for a divorce
on the grounds of nonsupport
The Auditorium presented a mili
taristic scene Monday when 103 out
of the 124 members of the Omaha
ambulance company received their
first training under Sergeant Frank
Burnside. With coats off and a de
termined air the embryo company
worked for two hours. Twenty-five
spectators dropped in during the
evening to watch the drill, having
heard the commands and the regu
lar marching of the men.
i The next drill will be held Friday
night at 8 o'clock, the regular Wed
nesday night meeting being omitted
because of the Fourth.
Scoutmaster Morley Young offered
No Change in Police Rules
Regarding July 4 Fireworks
Police regulations in Omaha with
respect to the use of explosives on
Wednesday will be 'practically the
same as last year. Chief of Police
Dunn has instructed his men to re
strain those who use cannons, re
volvers or dynamite, and thAse who
place explosives on street car tracks
or otherwise exceed the limits of'rea
son in their ideas of being patriotic.
Be patriotic and peaceful is the
keynote of the proclamation of Mayor
"Safety first" is the advice of Chief
, , i
Postoffice to Be Closed
All Day Independence Day
The postoffice and federal offices
will be closed all day for the Fourth
of July. No deliveries will be made.
Persistent Advertising is the Road
to Success.
On ! at th Speedway and
For th Lut Time Today
In the Manly Art of Self-Defense
The Wop's Busy Day .
Merry Men From SongUnd
Singing, Dancing, Comedy
t AND v '
A Detective Story in Five Acts.
Dane and be nUHalnvd while you
njoy Omaha's Beat Cookinf.
TEA DANS ANT, Wadnaaoay and Sat
urday, 3:30 to 8i30 p. m.
JULY 2, 3. 4, 4
' Monday, July t, Ladtta Day.
Wadnaaday, July 4, Two Mornlnc
Cam tailed at 10:13. Afternoon liam
Called at S;15.
Box toete at Barkalow Brojb.
TODAY ' spcial "i"ir t-
vwri I traction Contin
uous 1 to 11 P. M.
An Appeal To Patriotism and
a Cell to Arms
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"The Magnificent
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Last Times Today.
"The Duchess
. of Doubt"
merica's Sweetheart
The Little Girlie Who Purchased $100,000.00 Worth
of Liberty Bonds to Show Her Patriotism,
Now Offers for Your Approval and Entertainment
a Thrilling Patriotic Story of Modern Times
The Little American
July 3d
After you see this picture, if you are a man and don't go out saying:
"I'm going to help lick that Kaiser," there' something the matter with
your red corpuscles. If you are a girl or woman and don't aayt "I'll do
my bit to ensure the survival of democracy, you are not as loyal as you
should be.
' Just For Fun "ORIENTAL LOVE" -A Keystone.
Matinee Prices Same as Night
ts. T- mwmm in i I i iwii minimi mi ia - i ,. . , i, .
The Beverage You Like
'Like a Cool
north breeze
on a hot
Luxus is purely a soft drink a non
intoxicating beverage which may be
sold without a U. S. government lic
ense. You can buy it everywhere
that soft drinks are sold. Luxus is
good for everyone from the wee
kiddies to grandma and grandpa.
The Beverage Yon Like
At the Races or at the Match
It will help you to make the day
more pleasant and you'll find it
fully up to the - (
Sold in brown bottles or on draught at fountains, clubs
. and rctamant,
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Phone Tyler 2889
Have a Case -Sent Home
321 South 14th St.
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