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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, JULY 17, 1917
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Platinum WfMliliiin Hints Edholm.
It) l lie iKMiiidat S.Veenl luncheon
at the Kmjjrewi Uardto. amidst pleas
ant tsurroundluga, music and ntTtaiu
tneui. Advert limment.
Krt-oiiinwnds Slrm Cliwmes The
city council committee of the whole
rtcoinmendod for passage ordinances
providing for changes of street names
in BeiBnn and Florence in cases where
such names are duplications of other
titreets in Omaha.
Berg Kn tor tn ins r.niloyi-t -O. E.
Ucrpr, head of the Herg Clothing com
pany, Sunday entertained his employes
with an automobile outing to his
shooting and fishing lodge at Tcka
mah. A feast, superintended by AI
Colnell, was provided at the louse.
Sues for Fall Hattie A. Wilson Is
suing West Myers for 115.000 in dis
trict court, alleging permanent in
juries suffered when she fell trom a
porch at 1314 Park avenue June 6.
Myers, she says is the owner of the
property. She alleges the porch waa
Enlists in Xavy O. A. Weedo.
Grand Island, assistant general claim
agent for the Union Pacific, has re
signed, enlisted in the navy and has
come to Omaha to await assignment.
His application went In for service at
the Great Lakes station, but indica
tions are that he will be sent to Nor
folk, Va., where he will be assigned
to the marine corps.
Grain Men Want Roads to
Stand Shrinkage Charges
The hearing in. the federal building
before Examiner Wilson of the Inter
state Commerce commission is at
tracting the attention of a large num
ber of grain and railroad men.
Grain men contend that the position
of the railroads in charging up a
shrinkage of one-eighth of 1 per cent
on grain in transit is unfair and should
be discontinued. They maintain that
if at any 'station the railroad com
pany, for instance, permits 1,000 bush
els of grain to be loaded into a car
and collects freight charges on the
shipment, the same number of bush
els should be delivered at destination
and that they should not be com
pelled to stand the loss provided for
by reason of the shrinkage rule.
The shrinkage rule that is being ap
plied by the railroads has been in ef
fect about one and one-half years.
-When it was put in operation wheat
was selling around $1 and corn around
60 cents a bushel. Then the one
eighth of 1 per cent charge did not
amount to much. Now, however, with
wheat at $2.25 to $2.40 and corn at
$1.88 to $1.95, they contend that it
has become an important item in their
The grain men ask the commission
to rule that if there is to be a shrink
age charge, that it be absorbed by
Sheriff's Fishing Party
Reports Poor Luck in North
Sheriff Clark and party returned
Sunday from a several days' fishing
trip to Lake Jefferson, Minnesota, and
other Gopher state points. In the
party were Harold Clark, the sheriff's
son; County Jailer Clayton, Charles
Johnson and Will-Dickinson.
The Omahans reported "poor bit
ing," though several fair catches were
made. Sheriff Clark said be threw
back lots of game fish because they
were under the bize prescribed by
"We caught plenty of dogfish and
the like, but the pike and bass didn't
seem to be biting," said the sheriff.
Many Give Up Jobs to Enlist ir
the Sixth Nebraska Regi
ment, Says Captain
With or Without
25th ft O Sts., So. Side, Omaha.
Dr. John A. Niemann,
Physician in Charge.
Phone South 874.
"I believe that every man who en
listed in our company gave up a job
in order to do so," said Captain Phil
lip Risch of Company D of the
Dandy Sixth, Nebraska. "There never
was a time when people were so
"The majority of the members of
our company are foreign born. Many
of our boys are Bohemians."
About 175 men have enlisted in the
South Side office. Company D is di
vided with Omaha and now has about
110 men. Orders to report for duty
are expected soon.
"I know what fighting in a foreign
land means," said Second Lieutenant
J. A. McDonough.
"I know 'what it is to be in a
strange land, where the people are
strange and, the language is strange.
The average rookie has no idea of
w hat a soldier is up against in a for
eign country, but, though it is
hard life, it is interesting and -worth
Mr. McDonough served over six
years in the regular army. Much of
that time was spent in China and the
Philippines. He was in China seven
teen months at the time of the Boxer
uprising, during 1912 and 1913. He
was in the section that was swept by
the typhus plague. Speaking of it, he
said, that on every hand there were
graves of the victims. He was in
Peking at the time of the looting and
burning of that city.
Make Run For Crap Game.
Captain Briggs and Officer Baugh
man made a run to Eighteenth and
Q streets Saturday night to catch a
crap game, which was going on in
the street, but all of the boys except
Joe Nemick. 5206 South Eighteenth
street, made their get-away. He was
taken to the station, where he gave
the names of his companion, Joe and
Jim Rouse, 5104 South Eighteenth
street; John Shramek, 5640 South
Twenty-third street; Sam Ourada,
5120 South Eighteenth street, and a
boy by the name of Shimek. He
promised to report Monday morning
and was allowed to go home.
,- Sidel Says Its His Business.
John Sidel, Twentieth and M
streets, was drunk Saturday night.
Officer Knudtson brought him into
the police station. When asked where
he got the liqour, he replied:
"Gentlemen, that is my business."
Sunday morning Sidel offered in
formation freely. His favorite yarn
was about a hobo from Kansas City,
who had had a pint of whiskey.
Magic City Gossip.
A steel rubbish tank at the rear barns
of Swift's packing plant took fire at 1:30
Saturday evening by spontaneous combus
tion. No damage was done.
Telephone South 900 and order a case of
Oma or Lactonade, the healthful, refreshing
Home Beverages delivered to your residence.
Omaha Beverage Co.
We give our hearty thanks to the Armour
office girls tor their kindness and useful
gifts. Mr. Adolph Boukal, Mr. August Ben
kal. Mr. jack Thill, Mr. Art Mayes. Com
pany D, Sixth Nebraska Volunteers.
The body of Mrs. William Karmes, aged
oS-years, who died Friday at her home.
1242 South Fifteenth street, will be removed
from Larkln s chapel today and -at t o'clock
thla afternoon, sent to Nebraska City, for
The first of the vesper services by Pro
testant ohurches during the remainder of
Omaha Navy Station Marks Up
Record Recruiting "Men-o- War"
While National Guard and army of
ficers are wrought almost to distrac
tion trying to get men enough to till
their companies and regiments, Lieu
terant W. W. Waddell, naval recruit
ing officer for the Omaha district,
comprising Nebraska, South Dakota
and part of Iowa, has been getting
so many men that the Navy depart
ment has curtailed the number of
applicants he now can enlist.
Lieutenant Waddell has received
orders that until further notice he
must not enlist more than sixteen
men a week, as the Omaha district
was furnishing more than its quota
of men. Previous to this time it was
an ordinary day's work to sign up
from thirty to fifty men.
Lieutenant Waadell's campaign for
"men-'o-war men" has been one of
the most effective in the country.
Since the call to recruit the navy to
full strength came, 1,950 have been
accepted at the Omaha station. In
proportion to the population of the
Omaha district, the showing is said
to be one of the best in the United
Lieutenant Waddell was appointed
to Annapolis in 1905 and graduated in
1909. He made an enviable record as
a crack torpedo shot while serving on
the battleships California and Colorado.
the summer, was held at Springlike park
Sunday evening. Rev. Charles T. Holler de
livered the sermon. Other pastors will of
ficiate at other meetings.
Fire of unknown origin started in a
vacant house at 4300 South Twelfth street
Sunday morning, owned by August Dick
man. This is the second fire In this house
within a short time. Both fires were of
unknown origin. The damage was about
Mrs. Kate Lannlng, who formerly lived
her, died Saturday in Kansas City. She
was 64 rears of age, and la survived by a
daughter, Mrs. William Foley, Kansas City,
and three slaters, all residing in South
Omaha. They are: Mrs. J. J. McAvoy, Mrs.
J. H. Green and Mrs. Ben Porter. The body
will be brought here and Tuesday morning
at ( o'clock the funeral will be held at
St. Mary's church, with burial In St. Mary's
Thirteen Alleged Slackers
In Nebraska to Be Arrested
Warrants were issued by United
States Marshal Flynn for thirteen
"slackers" in one Nebraska county
Monday. The arrests will be made in
a few days.
'"'Investigation of the cases has been
going on for some time," said the mar
shall, "and enough evidence is in hand
now to warrant the arrests. It would
be well for men who think they can
evade the draft to report to the near
est officer of the law before they are
reported and arrested. The govern
ment arm is long and its eye is sharp."
Three alleged "slackers" were ar
rested: Wtdaystav Sbtak, Wahoo;
Fred Taylor, Harrison, and James
Six-Year-Old Tot Badly Hurt
When Run Down by Motor Car
Walter Blohn. 6, suffered a bruised
spine and possibly internal injuries
Sunday morning when he was run
down by an automobile being driven
by A. W. Sanstrom, 834 South Twenty-fourth
street. The accident oc
curred at Fourteenth and Howard
streets, when the boy was todd)ing
across the street He was cared for
by Dr. Svoboda and was taken home
in Sanstrom's machine. He lives at
508 South Thirteenth street.
zjjsrcT. w.iy tvaddell
Pilgrimage of Prayer at
All Saints' Episcopal Church
The pilgrimage of prayer at All
Saints' Episcopal church began Sun
day morning at 9:30 o'clock with holy
communion at 7:30.
The pilgrimage and prayer will be
continued Wednesday, beginning at
10 o'clock, when special services will
be held for the pilgrimage. All
Wednesday the church will be open
for mediation and prayer. Patriotic
prayers will take precedent. Women
are invited to attend and offer prayer
for their country and prayer for the
church and the people.
Quarrels With Husband;
Attempts to End Life
After a quarrel with her husband,
Mrs. Corrine Buckman, colored, liv
ing at 1217J3 South Sixteenth street,
attempted to commit suicide by tak
ing poison Sunday nigtit.
Jay Logan called at their home and
found Mrs. Buckman lying on the bed
and called the police. Police surgeon
Mullen attended her and overcame the
effects of the poison.
NO POLITICS IN
Rev. Luther Kuhns Asserts
Have Boosted the Liberty
Bonds, But Ignored
None of the Lutheran pastors of
Omaha in their sermons Sunday
made reference to the statement of
the Nebraska State Council of De
fense that some "conspicuous leaders"
of the church had been guilty of "dis
loyal activity and passivity."
Official action has been taken by
the Lutheran ministers of the city to
show that Lutherans are, and always
have been numbered among the most
loyal American citizens, regardless or
whether they are of German, or other
descent. It is contended that they
have furnished soldiers and illustrious
officers in the country's great wars.
Official action taken by the min
isters Saturday charged that it was as
unfair to single out Lutherans for
censure, as it would be to single out
any other great church, simply be
cause certain members of the church
have made disloyal statements.
"Lutheran ministers do not talk
Eolitics from the pulpit," said Rev.
uther M. Kuhns in an interview. He
preached at St. Mark's English
Lutheran and said among other
"It is the practice of Lutheran
churches to use their pulpits for the
preaching of the Gospel and for noth
mg else. Political and seclar ques
tions have no place there. While we
have not 'boosted' the Liberty bonds
from the pulpit, our people have
been among the most liberal sub
scribers to them. They have helped
and are helping mightily in the Red
Cross campaign and in all other ways
the vast majority of Lutherans are
responding to every call of this gov
ernment, as loyal and patriotic citi
"There are other great churches
which do not discuss political ques
tions from their pulpits. The fact
that they do not, has not been made
the cause for questioning their loy
alty." Persistent Advertising is the Road
May Irwin is a patient at the City Emer
gency hospital. She is T years of age and
resides at 133 North Fortieth street. She
has scarlet fever.
All the Rage
The Absolute and Ctter Hartnlessnesa of
Brownatone" Has Made Hair Tint
ing Pafe and Easy.
Tou need not tolerate gray, streaked or
faded hair another day. It takes but a few
moments to apply "Brownatone" with your
1WIF1 comb or brush,
J1U 1. wiiiini
your hair the
you most de
sire. Will not rub
or wash off and
guaranteed t o
contain none of
often found tn
"dyes' 'or so
ers." Any ahads
, w ... m
on receipt of 10c. Brownatone" la told bl
leading drug stores, tn two alses (o an
11.00. Order direct from The Kenton Phar
niaacal Co., 1 Coppln Bldg., Covington,
Ky., It your druggist will not supply you.
Tou will save yourself much annoyance by
refusing to accept a substitute. No samples
Insist on "Brownatone" at your hair
dresser's. Mention shads dealred.
Bold and guaranteed In Omaha by Sher
man tc McConnell Drug Co. Stores and
other leading dealers. Advertisement
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Through Observation Library
Lounging Sleeper and Standard
Sleepers to New York. Write
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"Your Electric Service Company"
Just as fully as we are entitled to a fair compensation for
our services are the people of this city entitled to know all about
our business, and it is with this realization that we are preparing
to publish, from time to time, in the daily press, articles concern
ing our affairs and our relations with the users of electric cur
rent, in the belief that such heart-to-heart talks will be of mutual
The Nebraska Power Company is Your Electric Service
Company, and this point we hope to drive home.
Your Electric Service Company in fact as well as in name we
must be if we are to continue to merit the good will of our friends
in the future. It is a venerable "bromide" that a satisfied cus
tomer is the best advertisement, and in this trite old business
proverb we believe implicitly. We further believe that it is im
possible for all customers to be wholly satisfied unless they con
sider themselves part and parcel of the system, endowed with
power to criticise and assurance that such criticism will be con
sidered and acted upon.
Omaha men are in direct charge of Your Electric Service
Company, and as your fellow citizens they feel an existing bond
of sympathy -a sentiment that you will find equally active with
their recognition of business good will as an imperative stock in
Therefore, in the succeeding articles we will tell you
our whole story of service past and service planned, outlining
new features that we hope will prove advantageous to our
patrons, and showing how they may help us and themselves by
timely suggestions and by considering such suggestions as we
may have for them.
It is our earnest desire to be known, in the future, as Your
Electric Service Company, but this wish cannot be realized until
you, of your own initiative, meet us half way. Hat is why we
, are preparing this series of periodical articles as a basis for a
friendly and progressive discussion of a public utility now well
nigh indispensable in the conduct of domestic or business affairs
The Nebraska Power Company
"Your Electric Service Company"
Monday, July 16, 1917.-
-STORE NEWS FOR TUESDAY-
Talophono Douglas 137.
It's doubtful, indeed, if you ever bought Furniture
at such low prices as offered in this
Great Closing-Out Sale of
Now in Progress Here on Third Floor
AS fast as certain lines or pieces are sold the gaps are filled in from the reserve
stock in our warehouse, affording the very best opportunity for satisfactory e
lection and in every instance
At Sweeping Price Reductions
Our determination to close the stock out in the shortest possible time is as
surance that the prices are cut to tha lowest possible notch. Furniture of standard
quality, suitable for any room in the home, porch or lawn every piece sacrificed.
Burg..s-Naah Co. Third Floor
DOWN STAIRS STORE
Manufacturer's Surplus of Boys' Wash Suits
Greatly Underpriced Tuesday at
69c and 89c
MOTHERS with little fellows to clothe, ages 3 to
7 years, will welcome this announcement for
It's the result of a very special purchase, embracing
the surplus stock of a certain man
ufacturer who willingly accepted
a big sacrifice to clear his stocks.
The suits are made of such
splendid materials as madras,
pique and galatea, in plain white,
blue, fancy stripe and checked
patterns, Tommy Tucker, Oliver
Twist and middy styles, for ages
3 to 7 years.
We consider the values very ex
treme Tuesday, at 69c and 88c.
Burf.as-Nasb Co. Down Stairs Storo
Wash Day Suggestions From Down Stairs Store
Extra 'heavy charcoal tin
plate wash boilers, with heavy
copper bottom, stationery wood
handles, large size, $2.50.
Tampico scrub brush, spe
Basswood ironing board, with
stand, very firm and rigid, spe
Three-burner gas plates, pow
erful burners, special, $2.50.
Zinc covered wash boards,
large size, 49c.
Black bristle floor brush with
handle, 14-inch size, $1.25.
Ball bearing clothes wringer,
11-inch rollers, hardwood frame,
enclosed cog-wheels, special,
oil mop 8, oiled
ready for use,
cedar oil pol
ish, quart can,
dered ammonia, per package, 6c
Dutch cleanser, can, 8c.
Sani Flush, per can, 20c
White borax naphtha soap,
10 bars, 35c.
Hand power vacuum wash
ers, special, 69c.
Hardwood wash benches,
made extra wide, holds wringer
and two wash tubs, special, at,
Burgsss-Nash Co. Down Stairs '
h a r dwood
guaranteed for 1 year, $3.39.
Bench wringers, hardwood
frame, holds two tubs with sta
tionary wringer in canter.
Wringer has 11-inch rollers,
bench is very wide; special, $5.
Keystone clothes wringer,
hardwood frame, enclosed cog
wheel, 11-inch roller, guaran
teed for three years, special, at,
iron water pails,
large size, 50c.
slightly s h o p
worn, choice, at,
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