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HEWS IS NEWS, BUT
IT'S DIFFERENT NOW
Once Reader Shuddered When
Dozen Men Were Killed;
Now Ten Thousand Fails
to Move Him.
By A. R. GROH.
Do you remember what little
things used to interest us before the
great war began? And do you realize
what gigantic events take place daily
row and scarcely give us a passing
We are "fed up" on terrific battles,
wholesale ship sinkings, catastrophes,
calamities, holocausts. The edges of
our sensibilities are dulled. We have
tasted ( the biggest things, that can
happen. They have become our daily
diet and they no longer tickle our
, Think back three years and note
what petty thirfgs were engaging our
attention then. Teddy had just re
turned from the Brazilian wilds and
told us about his River of Doubt. The
Mexican delegates were meeting at
Niagara Falls to arrange peace in
, Mexico. The suffragettes were invad
ing Buckingham palace and exploding
bombs in Westminster abbey.
. Here's a column telling about the
thread trust being dissolved. (Oh, me,
oh, my! That wouldn't get two lines
of space nowadays). The senate was
discussing the Panama canal tolls. Di
rectors of the New York, New Haven
and Hartford railroad were testifying
before the Interstate Commerce com
mission. The twelfth convention of
the" Nebraska postmasters was being
held at Lincoln. (Ho hum).
Anti-Sufis Meet. .
There was a meeting of the anti
suffragettes in Nebraska. Mme. Schu-mann-Heink
was getting a divorce
in Chicago. Thirty-six master plumb
ers were indicted at Des Moines. The
Omaha boosters were touring Ne
braska. There was a convention of
the Gideons. Taft talked on socialism
at New Harmony, Ind. Teddy went
to Spain for Kermit's wedding. The
tomb of Osiris was found in Egypt.
"Getting Ready for Europe, is one
heading which I find in The Bee of
June, 1914. The article told "what
the tourist who intends to spend the
summer In Europe will need to take
along. That would sound funny now,
. England won-the cup in the inter
national polo tournament at West
bury, Long Island. The Columbia
crew won the intercollegiate boat
race on the Hudson at Poughkeepsie,
N. Y. That was on June 16.
And then nt then .
The Bee, on Monday morning, June
29, contained this big heading on the
"HEIR TO DUAL
... AUSTRIAN CROWN
SHOT TO DEATH."
That item meant little to most of
us. We are not respecters of 'so-called
royal blood and the death of the heir
to the Austrian crown was of no more
' importance to us than the death of
. any other man. We couldn't pene.
trate the veil of the future and see
the grim aftermath of hate and car
nage and death and destruction that
was to follow in the tram of this as
sassination of a man in a city we had
never heard of.
And now, having lived through the
three most thrilling years this world
has ever seen, I wonder whether we
will be content with the common
run of events when the war is over.
Having thrilled to the clash of arms
and the toppling of empires, to battles
of millions ot merron the earth, in tne
sky and beneath the sea,' will we be
satisfied with the common run of news
when nations are no longer falling,
when armies had ceased to fight and
when ships ride the seas in safety.
It may seem rather "tame,'' but me-
thinks the people will be content to
get. used to those quiet days again.
Don't you think so? :
Sioux Indian Land Bids 1
' To Be Opened August H
At Pine Ridge Indian agency, South
Dakota, at 2 o clock p'. m.', August 14,
the Indian agent there will receive
bids on something like 30,000 acres
of Indian' lands- in Bennett, Washa
baugh, Washington and Shannon
counties, South Dakota. The land
lies north- of Gordon and" Rushville,
this state, and is appraised all the way
from $i up to $20 an acre.
Proposed purchasers in submitting
bids are to be required to enclose
certified checks up to 10 per cent of
the amount of their bids. The land
is owned by the Sioux Indians and the
government is permitting them o sell.
There are two plans of sale, one for
all cash and the other 25 per cent of
the purchase price in cash at the time
of passing title and the balance in
three equal annual payments.
. There are eighty-hve tracts to be
disposed of and at this time they are
owned by such distinguished person
ages as Emma Young Bull Bear, Wil
liam Salving Soldier, Prairie Chicken,
Mary Foolhead, Agnes Brown Eves,
Brings Plenty Horses, Wilson High
Cat and many others.
Another Omana Man Enters
Y. M. C. A. Work at Deming
Rev. C N. Swihart, pastor of Grace
Lutheran church, was granted three
months' leave of absence by his con
gregation in order that be may go
with Secretary E. F. Dcnnison'jftf the
Young Men's Christian association to
Deming, N. M., to work among the
'soldiers during the months of August,
oepiemper ana uctooer.
This was done at a meeting of the
council of the church Tuesday even
ing. Besides the council members,
Rev. Luther M. Kuhns and Gilbert
W. Uhler were present by special in
vitation. Rev. Mr. Kuhns addressed
the council and it was unanimously
. decided to give the pastor leave of
absence and pay him his full salary
during his absence. t:
Rev. Mr. Kuhns was designated to
act as pastor of the church during
the absence of Rev. Mr. Swihart.
Students will be spcurcd aUn iA tun.
)iy tne pulpit on certain Sundays
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Omaha Boy Scouts Arrive
At Decatur for Outing
Word from Scout Executive' English
says that the Omaha Boy Scouts ar
rived in Decatur Tuesdav evening and
were met at the train by the citizens
or mat place with automobiles. All
of. the scouts as well as the baggage
was transferred to the camDine site
and the boys went into camp imme-
Heitfeld Challenges Moloney to
Make Good on "Lamp" Charges
Captain Henry Heitfeld of the po
lice department declares he does not
intend to allow former Captain
Stephen Maloney to "get away" with
his cut glast lamp charges.
"Are ycu going to start a libel
suit?" was asked of Captain Heitfeld.
"Well, before I get through with
Maloney I am going to make him
show it glass lamp," .ep' ed t!ie
Mr. Maloney was quoted by an
Omaha pap'. last week as having
stated thi.t a valuable cut glass lamp
had been sent to the Heitfell home
for reasons other than those within
the legitimate lines of police work
The Bee's Free Milk
and Ice Fund
Your contribution to The Bee's
fund may save the life of some baby
a baby who otherwise may not be
alive and well in September.
Many famish every summer for
want of cooling ice and fresh, pure
Scores of helpless little ones are
being nurtured by the nurses through
I tie Bee s tuna. Still more will be
helped through the hot weather if
YOU contribute. EVERY CENT you
five goes to buy milk or ice.
Bring or send your contribution to
The Bee office. It will be acknowl
edged in this column.
Previous acknowledged.... ...$ 93.25
Mrs. J. aonnenberg,... 5.00
M. J. B.. 1.00
R. E. Winklcman....... 5.00
Bigamy Charge is Filed
Against Alleged Slacker
County Attorney. Magney filed
charges of bigamy against E. B.
Sullivan, arrested last Thursday by
United States officials, charged with
being a slacker.
At the hearing before United States
Commissioner McLaughlin recently it
is said evidence was disclosed to show
that Sullivan married-July 6, 1917,
though he had not been divorced from
his first wife, Maggie Hoffman, whom
he married at New Orleans October
The case was turn.l over to the
civil authorities and , Sullivan was
charged with the findings brought out
at his hearing before the United
States commissioner. Sullivan is
deaf and dumb.
Boys Who Rob and Junkmen
Who Buy Are Bound Over
Paul Romano and Elmer Hansen,
two boys caught ransacking the house
at Twentieth and Wirt streets Mon
day, were bound over to the district
court yesterday. Frank and Mor
ris Caplan, junk dealers, who pur
chased the metatware the boys took
from the house, were also bound over
and their bonds fixed at $500 each.
The total amount of damage done
to the house was estimated at $250 by
detectives and the boys received for
their labor $4.20. . Door knobs, pip
ing, gas fixtures and like trappings
for a home constitute the loot. Tne
boys confessed to rifling other places
in the same manner. .
Sites for Comfort Stations
City Commissioners Withnell, Ku
gel and Butler, constituting a special
locations for comfort stations in the
do.ntown district. -
The legislature authorised the city
council to sell $50,000 bonds for this
One of the locations favorably con
sidered is at the southwest corner of
Seventeenth aid Farnam streets, in
KtAf! nf the riiurf finuse Grounds. An.
other proposed location is at Jeffer
son square ana anotner is at r meentn
and Poinlas sheets.
New Law Requires Deeds
To Be Made Out in Full
County Registrar of Deeds Pearce
calls the public's attention to the fact
that after July 25 all deeds, mortgages
and conveyances of real estate, shall
correctly state in the body of the in
strument the actual consideration paid
for the transfer.
The law, passed by the legislature
March 2. provides for a fine of from
$10 to $500 if any misrepresentation
Under the present law', which ex
pires July 24. $1 and other valuable
considerations could be written in in
place of the actual amount involved.
Judge Woodrough Remands
Omaha Labor Union Suit
Federal Judge Woodrough remand
ed the hearing of the injunction suit
of the Oriiaha employers and labor
unions to the district Court after a
hearing of arguments which lasted all
day Tuesday. The suit was started in
district court and transferred to the
federal court by action of the unions
on the ground that the federal consti
tution was involved. Judsre Wood
rough held that the state Junkin act
alone was involved in the action and
therefore ordered it remanded.
A TRUE STORY
.About Victoria CUansar.
Eight yrr as Mr. and Mr. Ander
en etarted in to manufacture Victoria
Cleaiuer In a tmall cellar and Hint; it
to th public. In year or ao thi cellar
became too email and they moved to a
barn, and from this barn to a blg-fer bam.
Thii hirtir barn mi too amall in a few
J 'ears, and now the Victoria Manufacture
nf Company occupy an entire building
44il0 leet at iSd and Nicbolaa streets,
Mm. Anderson lias dona wfttt of th
aollcitinc and eollectinr for the company
ever ance it started. Darin her travel
the had become acquainted wlU thousands
of people and merchant in lows and Ne
braska. Saturday evening. July 7th, when Mr.
Anderson and hia daughter came home
from work they found Mrs. Anderson
dead on the floor of their dining room.
So thia brave little lady, known by ao
many people, has passed to the Great
Beyond, where there ia no strife or worry.
Let ber rest in peace. ,
Her place will probably be filled by
her daughter. Victoria, after whom th
Cleanser waa named.
The Victoria Manufacturing Company
wtih to extend their thanks to the pah.
lie fop the many courtesies, favors and
encouragements they have given to Mrs.
Anderson, and hope they may be bestowed
upon Miss Victoria when she takes her
Mr. Anderson wilt stilt supervise the
process of manufacture of the cleanser,
which will Insure its high eualitie of th
past. , . . - ,
Captain Heitfeld denies that such an
incident ever occurred and adds that
the Charge was made out of the whole
cloth and he does not intend to allow
this suspicion to hang over him un
challenged. Confers With Chief.
The captain held a conference with
Chief Dunn this morning.
"The statements made by Maloney
ar libelous," remark ! Chief Dunn.
The Maloney charges against Su
perintendent Kugel, Chief Du.m and
Captain Heitfeld have not apptared
at the city hall in written form.
The cit council will meet Thurs
day morning to begin the general po
Railroad Units Due for
Oversea Service Shortly
According to advices to Omaha rail
road headquarters, railroad units en
listed to go to France to put the
transportation lines there in better
condition are due for oversea serv
ice within a few days. The men have
been mobilized in Chicago.
Represented in the railroad regi
ment that will go to France are com
panies recruited from employes of the
Great Western, Milwaukee, Illinois
Central, Rock Island and Northwest
ern. They are nearly all skilled me
chanics, track men or from the oper
Civil War Veteran Found
Unconscious at Early Hour
John Scranton, a veteran of the
rivil war u,i found in an unconscious
condition at Tenth' and Howard
streets early yesterday by Officer
Lickert. He was suffering from
leakage of the heart, according to
Dr. Mullin, who attended him. He
was taken to St. Joseph's hospital,
where his condition was pronounced
serious. He lives at the Military
National home near Leavenworth,
With Jiffy-Jell Desserts
Here is a one-week offer which costs us thousands
of dollars. It can never be made again.
We make it to induce all housewives to try Jiffy
Jell desserts and salads. You will never know, until
you try them, what delights they offer you. So we,
want you to try them this week.
OMAHA, THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1917.
OFFERS DRINK TO
Gets Too Liberal and Offers
Drinks to All His Friends;
Gets Ten Days in
Generosity, which in most cases is
a virtue, proved a curse to John Reed.
Tuesday night City Prosecutor Mc
Guire was motoring along Farnam
street with Police Sergeant Dillon.
He was stopped near Fifteenth and
Douglas streets by big-hearted John.
John apparently was about "three
sheets m the wind" and seemed lone
some in his condition. He realized
that McGuire and Dillon are "good
sports" so he stood stocially in the
middle of the thoroughfare and mo
tioned for the car to stop. He was
given friendly advice first, to the ef
fect that he had better "beat it in off
the street or the cops would get him,"
but he was willing to sacrifice even
freedom itself for the sake of two
friends who also looked like 'good
"Want a drink?" he asked McGuire
".Where did you get it?" asked the
city prosecutor, ignoring the invita
tion. "Never mind where I got it, do you
want a drink?" the bibulous one in
quired. Result: Ten days in the work house
for benevolent John.
Electrical Work at Deming
In Charge of Former Omahan
. Captain Marshall Sharp was in
Omaha Wednesday on his way to
Washington, from where he will go
to Deming, N. M to take charge of
the electrical work of the Nebraska,
South Dakota, North Dakota, Minne
sota and Iowa divisions.
Captain Sharp was the one man
from these five states to be selected
for this work. He is a former Omaha
man. Mrs. Sharp will accompany her
husband to the border.
Six Aluminum Dessert Molds
All One Style or Assorted, Usual Pric60c.
, The Supreme Dessert
Fruit Flavors in Vials
This is our offer: Buy six packages of Jiffy
Jell from your grocer, then mail us the
coupon below. Send with it 10 cents to
pay postage and packing, and we will
mail you six aluminum dessert molds,
worth 60c. You may have all one style
This offer ends Saturday night. It means
a clear saving of 50 cents. And it means intro
duction to quick, fruity desserts which you will
be glad to know.
Jiffy-Jell is vastly different from old-style
It is made from rare-grade gelatine Wau
kesha gelatine which costs twice as much as
Its flavors are made from the fresh, ripe
fruit. They are highly concentrated. Half a
pineapple is used to flavor
Flavor V Mint-for Mint Jell
O xiuvur Lime-for Salad Jells
; n Raspberry Cherry ")
Glass Vials SSSSS7
Sergeant Mike is Dead
And Soldier 8 Mourn
With hats off and sorrow in their
hearts, members of the machine gun
company of the Fourth Nebraska
regiment at Fort Crook offered a
silent prayer yesterday morning for
Sergeant "Mike" the company mas
cot, who died at 11:22 Tuesday
"Sergeant Mike" was only a black
eyed, yellowish brown, Boston bull
terrier, but he had won his way into
the hearts of the soldiers. He was
first called "Private Mike," but his
canine manners were so good that
he was promoted to "corporal" and
finally to "sergeant."
"I guess he just ate too much hard
tack and beans," First Sergeant Jess
Alexander, self-appointed guardian
of the mascot, sighed. . .
"But," he added, brightening up.
"The fellows won't forget their com
rade. You bet they won't. We're
going to stuff 'Sergeant Mike' and
take him to France with us."
Russians Are Leaving for
Home to Join the Colors
A party of twenty-five Russians
went west Tuesday night over the
Northwestern-Union Pacific enroute
to Russia, where the younger men will
join the colors and enter the Euro
pean war to fight against the Ger
mans. These Russians who are returning
to their native land were sent to the
mines in Siberia after having been
convicted of alleged crimes against
the Russian government that was in
power at the time.
No Women for Elevators in
Union Pacific Building
While in the headquarters of the
Union Pacific a large number of
women are taking the places of men
who have gone to war, women will
not operate the elevators.
There was a report that whenever
an elevator conductor enlisted a
woman would be called to fill the
vacancy. The superintendent has set
the rumor at rest by asserting that
the position of elevator conductor is
one that a woman is not expected to
or use with
a single Jiff v-
Seven Decrees of Divorce
Are Granted by Judge Day
Seven decrees were granted by
Judge Day, sitting in divorce court,
as follows: George F. Jackson from
Catherine Jackson; Catherine V. Ol
son from Emil H. Olson; Delia D.
Gibson from Art C. Gibson; Eliza
beth Sturgeon from Lock W. Stur
geon; Grace E. Smith from George
W. Smith; TeSsa A. Linville from
Charles B. Linville, and Ada L. Day
from George W. Day.
Schoolma'am Wants Large
Sum for Alleged Injuries
Bertha Gempeler, private tutor, in
jured in a train wreck,on the Burling
ton near Creston, la., March 1, has
filed suit in district court against the
railroad for $75,000 damages.
She alleges she suffered permanent
injuries when she was thrown from a
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This Week Only
Our Final Offer
You'll Save 50c
By Sending This Coupon Before
Saturday Night, Enclosing Only
10c to Pay Postage and Packing
The flavors come sealed in glass vials, so
they keep their freshness until used. You
add the flavor when the jell has partly
cooled, so the flavor isn't scalded.
No other quick gelatine dessert! has ever
offered such delightful fresh-fruit taste. So
Jiffy-Jell is distinct and exclusive. We want
you to compare it with old-time quick desserts.
why we make this offer six
Try Jiffy-Jell and get them.
For Salads and Garnish
Flavors in Glass Vials
With mint flavor made from mint leaves
ou make a wondrous mint fell, or a mint sauce.
roast lamb or cold meats.
With lime flavor made from lime fruit
make a salad jell, tart, zestful and green.
the salad articles into the jell before cooling.
Buy six packages in assorted flavors.
Each package makes six to eight servings.
Buy tnem this week, then send us the
coupon with 10 cents for postage and
packing. We will then mail tne six molds,
wmcn will iasc you a mcumc. ,
Be sure you get Jiffy-Jell the only quick dessert with these
bottled fruit flavors. And mail the coupon before Saturday
Pure Food Company Waukesha, Wisconsin
Us This Coupon
I have today purchased six packages of
Jiffy-Jell as pictured here from
(Nasi of Grocer)
Now I nail this coupon, with 10c for post
age, etc., for the six aluminum jelly molds
Your Name ' ,
W salt four shape of molds. Say If you want all one shape of aaaortsd. Mail coupon to
Waukesha Pure Food Company, Waukesha, Wisconsin
berth. She was in an Omaha ho pital
three months, she says.
Negro Marriage Delayed;
Groom is Sent to Jail
A marriage was delayed when
Police Judge Madden sent M. Fisher,
a negro vagrant, to jail for ten days.
He insisted that he usually works, but
the court was unconvinced.
"But, judge, I'm just about to get
married," he pleaded.
"How can you get married when
you're broke?" questioned the judge.
O. Simmons, another negro vagrant,
was given thirty days in jail.
Rear Admiral Grant is
, Appointed Vice Admiral
Washington, July 18. Rear Admiral
Albert W. Grant today was appointed
a vice admiral by President Wilson.
The promotion is part of a partial re
organization of the Atlantic fleet
Beware of Substitutes
The sole makers of gen
trine Aspirin brand every ,
tablet and every package
with the Bayer Cross.
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