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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, JULY 18. 1917
Brie City News
Hate Boot Print It Naw Beacon Pre,
Metal dies, press w'k. Jubilee Mtg. Co.
tJec Fans. '..50 Bursess-Granden.
- Platinum Wedding Rinjs Edholm.
Try the noonday 35-cent luncheon
at the Empress Garden, amidst pleas
ant surroundings, musto and entertain
Kugcl Offers Ordinance Superin
tendent Kugel of the police depart
' ment introduced an ordinance to pro
hibit clairvoyants and fortune tellers
operating in Omaha. (
Brother Dies Mrs. J. II. Schmitz,
1020 North Thirty-second street, has
been informed of the death of her
brother, John Bauer, formerly of this
city, but lately of Chicago.
Asks Damages froip City Julius
llolner asks the city to reimburse him
$47.50 for damages to his garden at
4519 North Seventeenth street cn ac
count of the breaking of a sewor
Alleges Desertion Isaac H. Emer
son, suing Bertha S. Emerson for
divorce in district court, alleged de
sertion. They were married at
Youngstown, O., September 2, 1&98.
Divorces Granted Judge Day. sitting
in divorce court, freed Esther John
stone from George A. Johnstone and
granted n decree to Stella Auerbaugh
from George Auerbaugh. Alleged
cruelty was the basis of both suits.
Caul. lu vutn o . . ;
tendent Beveridge of the public schools
ha3 appointed Susan Paxson as head
of the department of ancient lan
guages at Central High school to suc
ceed Bessie J.1 Snyder, who has been
granted a year's leave of absence.
Watch Is stolen A silver watch
which he purchased in Mexico was
stolen from G. T. Breckenridge. 1511
North Thirty-eighth street. Monday.
Mr. Breckenridge hung his coat on
a peg in the Missouri Pacific office and
the watch was stolen from it.
Slackers Arrested Three alleged
slacken have been rounded up by
federal authorities in this state. They
are Milton Rothleitner, Albert Swen
towski and Marshall Swope. Rothleit
ner was apprehended at Columbus,
Swentowgki at Grand Island and
Swope at Central City. ,
Coffee Js Stolen Burglars gained
entrance to the Jewel Tea company,
1911 Cuming street, Monday night
through a back door and made oft with
100 pounds of roasted coffee. The
store of D. Stein, 213 South Twenty
fourth street, was also burglarized and
$10 in cash and a quantity of candy
Looks for Farm in Omaha Vito
Doznio traveled all the way from Chi
cago to see a farm in Omaha. He
looked several days, he told Police
Judge Fitzgerald, and when ho con
tinued, his search was arrested as a
vagrant. He was released upon his
promise to return to the Windy City
and look for a job.
C'nrdinr DrflP 5. Vlrn
Pleased With Kissel Agency
Along 'with the ' announcement 6f
taking on the Kissel Kar contract W.
E. Foshicr of Foshicr Bros. & Dut
ton tells an interesting story regard
ing the pioneer work of the Kissel
Mr. Foshier asserts that "aside from
being the original designers of the
convertible top, or all-year car. the
Kissel people also introduced a num
ber of other motor car advancements.
, such as the three-quarter elliptic;
springs, salon body vjith corridor be-
tween the front scats, double , exter
nal brake's" and '.concealed ligntsiios
the purpose of illuminating the in-'
strument board. , -.''.
"The Kissel people also claim credit
for bringing the one-man top idea to
America from Europe, for introducing
the arched frame over the front axle,
which permits a low-hanging body
with ample clearance, for the gener
ally adopted system of foot and
emergency brakes on rear wheel, and
the central control board for elec
"All in alt," says Mr. Foshier, "we
feel quite happy with our new con
nection, because they are progres
sive to the last degree." .
Judson Takes Pledge to
Aid Police Department
Frank Judson, president of Ne
braska Red Cross association, ar
rested' for obstructing a fire plug in
front of the court house with his au
tomobile, was released yesterday
morning by Police Judge Fitzgerald
upon his promise to "wage a cam
paign to have signs put before all fire
plugs" so that persons would not park
their machines in front of them.
"I'll .do it at once," the prominent
club man replied. 1
Mr. Judson was represented by
Howard Baldrige, former candidate
for United States -senator from Ne
"He's a busy man and didn't know
the law," Attorney Baldrige said.
"I knew the law, judge," Mr. Jud
son declared in opposition to Attor
ney Baldrige's statement.
"I just forgot that my car was in
front of a fire plug." '
"You ought to let him go, because
lie's done so much good work for the
public," Attorney Baldrige added.
"He's been punished enough by ap
pearing in court." ...
"We all do good public service,"
the judge replied with a smile.
Three Petty Thefts Are
Reported to the Police
Several petty robberies were re
ported at central station Monday
, night. The Omaha Merchants Ex
press company is the loser of a box
of drugs consigned to the Richard
son Drug company that disappeared
from its wa;;on.
Ed Larson, employed by the Mas-
terman Coffee company, hung up his
coat and went to work. When he
returned he was minus a $10 bill that
he had left in one of the pockets.
J. N. Compton and wife Ifft thejr
car standing on Douglas street and
went, to the show. A handbag was
taken out of the car during their ab
sence which contained considerable
. Persistent Advertising it the Road
'to Success. . '
To Keep Your Skin
Free From Hairs
If you are willing to spend a few
minutes' time in your room using a
.delatone paste, you can easily ban
. ish any ugly, hairy growth without
discomfort or injury, me paste is
made by mixing some water with a
little powdered delatone. This is then
spread over the hairy surface and
after about 2 minutes rubbed off and
the skin washed. You will not be dis
appointed with this treatment, pro
viding you get real delatone. Adv.
HUGHES WILL HEAD
Manager of Omaha Clearing
House Association to Become
Manager of Federal Re
Although William B. Hughes, man
ager of the Omaha Clearing House
association and secretary of the Ne
braska Bankers' association, insisfs
he knows nothing of his possible ap
pointment as manager of the Omaha
branch of the Federal Reserve bank
W. B. HUGHES.
of the Tenth district, the rumor per
sists that he is to receive the office.
"I do not know what is the source
of that rumor," said Mr. Hughes. "I
have received no word here. My
judgment would be that nothing
should be saidabout !t unless we get
some official word in Omaha."
T. C. Byrne, Omaha director of the
Federal Reserve bank of this district,
is out of the city today.
The advance report of possible ap
pointment for the Omaha branch
came from Lincoln and indicated that
Hughes was to be manager of the
bank and that the directors would
include Dr. P. L. Hall, president of
the Central National bank of Lincoln;
Robert Marnell, cashier of the Mer
chants' National bank of Nebraska
City; Luther Drake, president of the
'MercKants' National bank of Omaha
and president .of .the Omaha Clear
ing House ' association, and Jesse C.
McNish, investment . broker of
Omaha and former banker of Wis
ner, Neb. .
Find Soldiers Are Given
Only One Suit of Underwear
Mrs. J. ,T. Stewart, 2d, and her
committee on, supplies for fighting
men furnished 500 suits of under
wear for the men in the Fourth regi
men at Fort Crook. This allotment
will supply' each man with one new
suit. ' 1 , 1 .'V' i
"The soldiers have been Riven only
one suit of underwear since they have
been in the service, consequently they
they are in tatters. Although the re
quisition has been made to the United
States trovernment and the governor
of Nebraska many times, . nothing-was
accomplished until the Red Cross in
vestigated., it tins is their condition
now, what will it be later on?" said
Secretary W. G. Ure.
Mrs. Stewart visited the fort to in
vestigate conditions and reported that
the work done last week by Dr. Jen
nie Callfas and Mrs. Flora Hoffman
in behalf of the Women s Christian
Temperance union was filling a great
need. As the men in the hpspitals
are living on regular army rations,
the physicians urged the women to
supply the hospital with a tew deli
cacies. Mrs. Stewart win receive an
donations for the boys at the Red
De Bruley Feels Justified
Speeding With Women Bathers
A man is justified in speeding home
when he has several wohien in the
back seat with bathing suits on who
have just been swimming, Folice
Judge Fitzerald ruled.
Nevertheless he fined E. E. De
Bruley $2.50 and costs. De Bruley
testified he had been at Carter lake
and it was rather chilly after he got
out of the water and that as a result
he was anxious to get the women
Sewer Bids Found inline
With High Cost of Living
The city council sustained a. rec
ommendation of Commissioner Jar
dine asking that sewer bids recently
opened should be rejected on ac
count of unreasonable figures. . ,
"I had the' city engineer analyze
the bids and we found that on the
average they are 12 per cent in ex
cess of what we regard reasonable
figures," said Mr. Jardine.1
The council will advertise for new
The Home of the North Wind
, Minnesota's climate - averages ten
degrees cooler than Nebraska in mid
summer. 10,000 lakes, great forests,
good hotels and boarding houses, and
the finest fishing in America. Easily
and economically reached and most
enjoyed. Ask P. F. Bonordern. C. P.
& T. A., 1522 Farnam Street, Omaha,
for free folders and full information.
Natural Color Brought Back by
Q-Ban A Simple, Health
ful, Guaranteed Preparation.
The right way to restore hair to a natural
color and make your hair really beautiful,
oft, luxuriant and healthy, is by the use
ot Q-Ban Hair Color Restorer and not dyes.
Get a large bottle tor SOe at Sherman k
MeConnell Drug Co. or at any good drug
store, or write Hessig-EIlia Drug Co., Mem
phis, Tcnn., mentioning the druggist's name.
Illustrated, interesting book, "Hair Culture,"
sent tree. Try Q-Ban Hair Tonic, Q-Ban
Liquid Shampoo, Q-Ban Toilet Soap also
Q-Ban Depilatory, -Advertisement.
Red Cross Activities
Makes Comfort Kits "Winning the
women's state golf championship has
not prevented Mrs. J. T. Stewart, 2d.,
from her duties
at the comfort
kit shop. She
sent 150 kits to
the Daughters of
R e v o 1 u tion in
G 1 e n w o o d, la.,
who in turn gave
them to the sol
diers there. She
delivered J 60 to
the soldiers at
Fort Crook, who
are in need of as
many as can be supplied. Lieutenant
Van Buren of Fort Riley, Kan., vis
ited the local headquarters, obtained
a kit for himself and urged the women
to send some to the men at Fort
Judson Attends ConferenceState
Director Frank Judson will attend a
Red Cross convention in Chicago
Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this
week at the University club. All Wash
ington officials and state directors will
attend, this being the first larsse con
ference held outside of W'ash'ngton
since the war began.
Oakum Need Acute Word is re
ceived by Miss Carrie Millard at the
war relief rooms that the need for
oakum has become so great that physi
cians are using the raw material for
soldiers who are wounded on the bat
tlefield. The plant is so powerful that
when placed upon the wounds ft pre
vents gangrene and lockjaw.
"For this reason we are speeding up
on our supply of oakum pads, which is
the slowest kind of work to do," said
Four-Year-Old Helps Little Peggy
Doorley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Doorley, is the latest recruit
at the hospital supply department. Al
though only. 4 years old, she rolls
bandages for the soldiers as efficiently
as any of the grown-up workers.
Keil Croi Not.
Thr group of high school girls who volun
teered to make a card catalogue for the
Red Cross membership blanks have com
pleted 15,000 out of the 30,000 cards.
. The Union Pacific Pensioners' Red Cross
auxiliary will meet Thursday for the first
time at Union Paclflo headquarters. Mrs.
J. W. Maynard Is chairman of the group and
Mrs. Andrew Traynor treasurer.
. Chairman A. E. Mead of the York county
chapter, which Is one of the best In the
state and has a membership of 3,600 mem
bers, conferred with Director Frank Jud
son this morning.
Omaha Strike Case is.
Held Up by Injunction
The hearing by the State Board of
Mediation and Investigation of the
strike case in Omaha will not be re
sumed in the city hall Wednesday if
the injunction suit against the labor
ers and employers is made permanent
by Federal Judge Joseph Woodrough,
before whom the injunction suit is
If the temporary injunction is dis
solved, however, the mediation board
will in all probability subpoena the
members of the Business Men's asso
ciation and compel them to come be
fore the board and testify. The re
sumption of the mediation hearing
was set for Wednesday, but Chair
man Cowcll said the hearing would
not be resumed until a decision was
forthcoming from Judge Woodrough
on the injunction.
Lad's Desire to Roam Ends
When He Hits Omaha Broke
The desire of Elmer Mace, 14 years
old, Lincoln, to see the world was
terminated Mouday "when he hit
Omaha "dead" broke, sleepy and tired.
The lad had been working on a farm
near Lincoln and became tired he said
of "carrying swill" and feeding the
horses. He was picked up by the
police and turned over to juvenile
authorities. His father, who is a mem
ber of the Lincoln police department,
called at central station for him to
day. 1 i
Offer $4,000 for Garbage
In Fourteen Districts
James Whelan offered the city
$4,000 a year for all garbage hauled
from fourteen outlying districts. The
city already has granted Carl Soren
son an exclusive privilege for the cen
tral part of the city, netting a total of
$11,000 a year, as against $1,000 a
year under the former arrangement.
Action on the Whelan proposition
will be taken next week.
Because wo over-bought means your gain and
Nothing but good Shoes at following cut prices:
French Shriner & Urner -Bench-Made
$9- Now $522
$7.00 Men's Oxfords, now $4.95
$5.50 Men's Oxfords, now $3.95
$5.00 Men's Oxfords, now $3.45
$4.50 Men's Oxfords, now $3.15
$3.50 Men's Oxfords, now $2.25
$3.00 Men's Oxfords, now $1.95
The Home of
.w Located at 1606 Faraam Mt.
BEE'S MILK AND ICE
FUND HELPS MANY
Another Family Found in Dis
tressing Circumstances is
Given Much Needed
By A. R CROH.
, Mrs. A lives somewhere in j
Omaha, in a basement under a tailor !
shop. 1 opened a gate and stepped j
from the sidewalk down steep steps i
and came to the kitchen door. No one
responded to my knock, though the
door stood open.
Inside I could see a wash boiler
standing on the stove. A coffee pot
was on the floor, a wash basin on a j
chair. On the table were some un
washed dishes and an empty milk bot-'
tie. One other chair and a wash stand
completed the furniture of the room. ;
On a line extending across the room
was a child's garment, drying. The
plaster was knocked off the wall in
I walked around to the front ot j
the housev The trout door opens on
a narrow passage lighted only by an
iron grating in the sidewalk. 1 looked
into the front room. There was no
carpet. The only furniture consisted
of two beds. And there, lying on the
bare matress of one of the beds, was
a tiny baby, asleep. Now and then it
would raise its little hands, uncon
sciously, to chase away the flies that
walked across its face and body.
Is One Case of Many.
This, dear reader, is one of the
cases being helped by The Bee's Free
Milk and Ice fund. I had secured a
number of names from the visiting
nurses and was investigating.
That little baby is dependent for its
very life upon this fund. And the
fund is in urgent need of money to
help this and dozens of other babies
whose only fault is that they have
been born in poviity.
I investigated the case further. Go
ing up the steep steps again and out
of the gate, I breathed the fresher air
of the sidewalk. I asked the tailor in
the shop upstairs where Mrs. A
was. He said she was scrubbing out
the neiehborine moving picture house.
There I found this brave mother of
five, down on her knees, scrubbing
the floor. Once a week she makes
$1.00 at this work. She is of foreign
birth, but sneaks English fairly. She
made no voluble complaint of her pov
erty, but just answered questions, bne
expressed heartfelt thanks for the
quart of milk and piece of ice that
The Bee's fund is providing her daily.
"I like to have two quarts," she
said. "Mv little baby, three months,
drinks half a quart a day and Joe, two
years, he want to drink much. 1 buy
from milkman sometimes skim milk,
ten cents a gallon, but that not so
good. All my children sick at stom
Kind of Food.
I asked her what kind of food they
"Sometimes potato, sometimes
rice." she said.
She has, besides the two small chil
dren, three girls aged, 4, S and 9
years. The Bee fund is providing milk
onlv for the two smaller children. Her
husband has been sick for three weeks
with stomach trouble but, she said,
How To Overcome
If you have tired, burning, aching
Teet, corns or painiui cbhouocb, juu
know only too well the misery and
torture that they bring. It is unneces.
sary, however, to suffer longer with
any of these foot troubles.
Go to your druggist and get a small
jar of Ice-Mint. Rub a little of this
cooling, healing discovery on your
tired, aching, corn-pesterea, swollen
feet. Instantly the pain of corns and
callouses vanishes. And shortly the
most stubborn and painful hard corns,
soft corns, corns between the toes,
or aching callouses, will shrivel up
and lift out easily with the fingers,
root and all.
Ice-Mint costs little, is easy and
delightful to apply, and aside from
removine every painful corn or cal
lous will keen your feet cool, easy
and comfortable even on the hottest
days. Try it. There is nothing better.
Sale of Men's
The Home of
has a job and is going; tC work tomor
row. Five of the family sleep on
those two poor beds in that front
room under the sidewalk. Two sleep
in the middle room.
I couldn't help admiring this lrave
little woman, battling against circum
stances that would discourage the
bravest. She is only one of many. It"
you could see them, reader, if you
could compare their wretchedness
with your own comfort, how quickly
you would send in a contribution to
this fund. There is no other means
of providing the life-giving milk tr
these poor babies except The Bee's
It is administeied by the visiting
nurses, so that every cent you give
actually buys pute milk, and ice to
keep it cool, for the babies of Mrs.
A and others, just as poor ami
deserving. Everv case is thoroughly
investigated by the nurses.
Will you help? Bring or 'send any
sum from 10 cents to $5.00 to The
Bee office. . It will be a blessing to
you as well as to the poor, suffering
Reported that President
A. J. Earling Will Resign
A rumor filters into local railroad
circles that at the meeting of the
board of directors of the Milwaukee
road, to be held in New York next
Thursday, A. J. Earling. president,
will resign and that immediately
thereafter he will be elected chairman
of the executive committee of the
President Earling is (8 years of age
and has been with the Milwaukee road
for more than fifty years, having
started his career with the company
as a telegraph operator.
It is said that Chicago has made
an effort to verify the report, but has
been unable to do so. owing to the
fact that at this time President Earl
ing is in the wilds of Wisconsin, on
a fishing tour and will not return to
his office until the last of this week.
Tuesday, July 17, 1917-
Remarkable Clearaway of WomeiVs
Summer Low Shoes, Pumps and Slippers
THE values in every instance are most extreme.. We are setting our stocks in or
der for the fall campaign. Every pair of women's summer low shoes, pumps
and slippers have been specially reduced to clear our stocks in the shortest time.
BATHING caps are quite nec
essary for women bathers
and men like them, too, for that
matter. Our assortment of bath
ing caps is very large and range
of style and color selection is
Group of bath-
Iff "'f "l"! '
tJ Bathing caps,
S variety of styles,
8 good quality, 15c
Bathing caps; splendid selec
tion, at 59c
Stars and stripes bathing
caps, at 79c, 98c and $1.19.
Group of diving caps, heavy
rubber, at 69c.
Bathing suit bags, good size
for suit, towel, cap, etc., spe
cial, at 39c.
Burgt-Nih Co. Main Floor
Just to remind you
I w w
Formalities Left Behind
At Realty Convention
Dress suits are to be left behind
when the Omaha delegation of real
tors go to Milwaukee to attend the
convention of the National Associa
tion of Real Estate Boards. G. G.
Wallace, secretary of the Omaha Real
Estate board, received a telegram
this morning from National Secre
tary Tom Ingersoll announcing that
dress suits and other formalities may
well be left behind. He says Presi
dent Haas announces the plans all
complete for the big convention.
About a dozen Omaha realtors are
going to attend. Among: those who
have definitely decided upon going
from Omaha are C. F. Harrison,
Byron R. Hastings, EC. M. Slater,
Dean Glover and Bert Fowler.
Mr. Glover has already motored to
Chicago, where his family is spending
some weeks on a vacation. He will
go from there to Milwaukee.
Bert Fowler is chairman of the
local committee working on the
Stein and Hogate Named as
Candidates for Major's Job
Captain Harry Stein of the quar
termasters' corps in the Fifth regi
ment has been suggested as major of
the Dandy Sixth to take the place of
Paul Skinner, who failed to qualify.
Captain H. K. Hogate has also been
suggested. Hogate is captain of the
Blue Springs company of the Fifth.
Major Steele Succeeds
Phil Hall as Adjutant
Major W. E. Steele of Omaha has
been appointed to succeed Phil Hall,
who has accepted the colonelcy of
the "Dandy" Sixth, as adjutant gen
eral. The new adjutant general is
a Spanish war veteran, saw service
in the Philippines and has been very
anxious for a chance to go to France.
-STORE NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY-
Women's Pumps, $5,45
Women's fine black kid and patent pumps, re
duced to $5.45.
Women's Pumps, $4.45 j
Women's dull kid and patent kid pumps, reduced
Women's Pumps, $5.45 '
Women's white nile cloth pumps, best grade, re
duced to $5.45.
Women's Pumps, $3.15
Women's white canvas pumps, reduced to $3.15. .
Women's Pumps, $2.95
Women's-white canvas pumps and oxfords, rub
ber s61es, reduced to $2.95.
- Women's Pumps, $5.65 ,
Women's colored French kid pumps, in gray, Ivory
or combinations, reduced to $5.65.
Children's Shoes at $1.35 to $3.95
Dugan and Hudson and Kindercraft strap pumps
for big girls, misses and children, $1.35 to $3.95.
Burg Nash Ce. -Second Floor.
Smart New Wash Skirts
Specially Priced for Wednesday
$3.00 to $10.00
WASH skirts have never been so popular as they are
this season and our stock embraces a wide diver
sity of styles and kinds skirts that
possess that touch of individuality so
characteristic of Burgess-Nash ready-to-wear
and with all that the prices
are extremely low.
The materials include:
and Fancy Materials
There's a score or more of pretty
styles for selection finished with
large pockets, pearl buttons, etc. All
sizes for women and misses. Price
range, $3.00 to $10.00.
Bur(i-Nah Co. Scond Floor.
This Great Closing-Out
Affords the Very Best Possible
Opportunity to Save Money
TO save on the furniture fpr the home,
the porch or lawn. Furniture of a
standard quality, suitable for any use or
purpose, odd pieces or in suites, offered to
you in order to effect a quick, decisive and
absolute disposal, at
Jfo Jxnani King, Ntw ")
nythuni Mtdical Author 5A
To put strength into her turret
and color into her cheek.
b no beauti-
( u 1 , healthy.
out Iron. Th
trouble In th
past has bn
that when wo
men n e ed J
Iron they fen
t r a 1 1 y took
which of ton
did far mora
harm than rood.. Today doctor! ore.
tcrlbe orranlc Iron Nuxated Iron.
This particulur form of Iron la easily
aaalmllated, does not blacken, nor In
jure the teeth nor uoeet the itomach.
It will Increase the atrenfth and en
durance of weak, nervous. Irritable,
careworn, hate-aid looking- women 140
per cent in two weeks ume in many
Instanma. I have used It In my own
ractlce with most surprising result.
'ordlnand Kinff, M. v..
V e by Dr. Ferdinand King can
l X from any good druggist
I a e guarantee of eucceee er
Iretv ii is oiepentea in n
V ail good
Bee Want Ads Brin? Beit
-Phona Doug. 137
Sweeping Price Reductions
The stock is so varied and the val
ues so great that it is next to impos
sible to give adequate descriptions,
you must come and see for yourself.
Every piece in stock is included in
this great closing-out movement.'
Burf-Nth Ce. Third Floor