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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 19, 1917)
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MARKET WEEK TO BE
FULL OF REAL FUN
cnty of Entertainment is
Planned for Visitors, Who
Will Come in Large
nee Mad reunion
taxation. parks and boulevards, clean
streets ana sufficient sewerage, safe
and sanitary school buildings , free
dom from typhoid, diphtheria and
other contagious diseases, proper
water supply and proper police and
fire protection, all cost much more
money than cities were accustomed to
spend under the old conditions.
When the city undertakes also to
look after the proper recreations of
its people and the oversight of chil
dren in vacation periods, supports
hoards and experts to see to proper
housing and proper laying out an
nlanniiiK in the city s growth, ex
penses are still further largely in T
creased, but to a good end. New Yor'4
City finds its taxes greatly increased
figuring that land owners alone will
find their taxes increased the coming
year about $75,000,000.
European Eulers Now at War 0:
I he greatest crowd of retail mer
chants ever seen at one time in
maha is expected for Merchants'
!"a!l Market week which opens tomor
row. Responses to invitations sent
out by manufacturers and jobbers
l.ave been exceptionally large. One
lig wholesale house has promises
trom no less than 150 customers to
attend the gathering; another firm
has more than 100 acceptances and it
is confidently expected that the total
attendance during the week will be
at least 2,000. Last spring's market
week holds the record thus far, when
.ihout 1,250 guests registered at the
No matter how large the crowd the
ieneVal committee in charge of the
festivities is ready to care for all
jqmers. And a great time is in store
Plenty of Entertainment.
Believing that "all work and no
play makes Jack a dull boy," the
committee lias arranged a series of
entertainments which will outclass any
other similar attempts made in the
For one thing, a big list of gifts has
been posted, among which is a Ford
touring car, $500 worth of Liberty
bonds, free railroad transportation
to California and return, and to the
Yellowstone park and return, and
about $500 worth of other gifts which
will be distributed during an "ath
letic contest" in which stunts are
more humorous than strenuous.
Tomorrow evening the men will be
taken to the Ak-Sar-Ben den for a
few hours of torture and entertain
ment; the women go to the Strand
Tuesday evening the guests will go
to the Field club for a buffet supper
- Athletic Contests.
Wednesday evening will be devoted
to the "athletic contest" and gift dis
tribution at Happy Hollow club. A
buffet supper and a dance will also be
Thursday evening is the big barbe
cue at Krug park, where a whole beef,
a couple of sheep and a pig or two will
be roasted in Doc Frye's most ap
proved style, and served to the hun
gry cjowd, together with plenty of
buns,' roastecksweet corn, watermel
ons, coffee ana other good things for
the inner man.
The principal gift distribution will
occur at this time, when the automo
bile, Liberty bonds and railroad tick
ets will be given away.
The manner of the awards is to be
left to a committee of the retailers
themselves, who shall say what plan
is to be followed. This is to insure
absolute fairness to all concerned.
After the gift distribution an open
air "movie" jwill be put on, and after
' that the guests may dance if they
Of course, the serious side of the
market week is the buying of fall
stocks for retail stores. The Omaha
market is in splendid shape to take
care of visitors, and notwithstanding
the shortage in merchandise, is well
prepared to make immediate delivery
of almost every imaginably article
sold in a retail store. ' " . .V -
If the weather man will only be
have for the next four days Omaha
will certainly be the fun center of
the United States.
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This photograph was taken on the
occasion of a gathering of royalty for
the celebration of Queen Victoria's
birthday more than twenty years ago.
Many of those in the picture are now
fighting in the great war.
Here is the key to the picture: No.
1, King George of England; No. 2,
Queen Mary of England; No. 3, King
Edward VII, father ot the present
king of England; No. 4, German
crown prince; No. 5, former Russian
czar; No. 6, former czarina of Russia;
No. 7, Emperor William of Germany;
No. 8, Queen Victoria, grandmother of
the kaiser and the present king of
England; No. 9, eldest daughter of
Queen Victoria, the mother of the
German court gossip says there was
never great affection between the kai
ser and his moth??. He is reported
to have blamed her for the iniury in
his infancy which rsulted in the loss
of the use of his left arm.
LODGE ROOM NEWS
OF GREATER OMAHA
American Yeomen Preparing to.
Inaugurate a Campaign' to
of the Order.
Last Wednesday " night ' Omaha
homestead No. 1404, Brotherhood of
American Yeomen, initiated a class
of candidates. The district manager
gave a talk on the campaign for mem
bership and informed the members
that he had secured the consent of
the grand foreman of the order to
send the home castle prize degree
team to Omaha to put on the work.
A large class adoption will take place
the latter part of September. Grand
Foreman George N. Frink will ac
company the degree team to Omaha.
It was pointed out that detailed in
formation with reference to soldiers'
insurance is contained in the August
Shield. Information with reference
to the conclave will be in the Sep
Under the rulings -of the conclaye
the election of homestead officers will
take place the first meeting in Sep
tember instead of in December.
Dmah'a homestead has received rec
ognition in that its correspondent,
Amos E. Henelyt was recently ap
pointed on the board of supreme audi
tors and at the meeting held in Des
Moines July 30 was elected chairman
of the board.
Beginning with September there
will be four meetings a month, the
first and third being for business.
Refreshments will be served the third
Wednesday after the' business meet
ing and the second and fourth
Wednesday the homestead will give
a dance to members and friends.
Woodmen of the World.
Benson Camp No. 288 is making ar
rangements to have another enter
tainment and class adoption. The re
freshment committee consists of
Charles Voss, Joseph Papez and
Frank Gismil. Sovereigns Hollestelle,
Stilling and George Nelson are on the
committee of arrangements.
Thomas Camp No. 523 held a busi
ness meeting Thursday evening, at
which matters .of importance were
taken up concerning the camp and
the building of the new hall.
Roman Camp No. 535, organtzed by
Nick Canuso, held its first business
meeting Wednesday evening. A num
ber of the members belong to the
Italian band, which rendered music
for the occasion, after which refresh
ments were served by the committee.
W. A. Fraser Grove No. 1 will hold
its social meeting at the pavilion,
Hansom park, Friday evening.
Alpha Grove No. 2 held a picnic
Thursday evening at Elmwood park.
Supreme Clerk Dora Alexander, Su
preme Delegate Mrs. Remington,
guardian of Welcome Grove, Daisy
Blinn and Alice Trudeau, guardian
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and captain of W. A. Fraser Grove,
as well as other members of that
grove, were present.
The Willing Workers of the Wood
men circle, Miss Dora 'Alexander,
president, will meet Saturday aft
ernoon at Miller park at 2 o'clock.
The workers are expected to bring
needles, thread and thimbles and
lunch for a picnic supper.
Order of St. George.
Queen Mary lodge No. 219 will
hold a social evening for guests of
Shakespeare lodge, Order of St.
George, Wednesday evening in the
lpdge rooms in the Lyric building. '
Increased Taxes Source
Of Concern to Omaha Men
The rumble of coming increased
taxation and the protests that natur
ally will follow from property own
ers, which can now be heard in Oma
ha, starts the query, "Is Omaha any
worse off than other cities as to tax
The fact is that every city that is
seeking to keep to the front as an
up-to-date city with proper sanitary
and hygienic conditions, up-to-date
schools, etc., favors the increase of
(Mi iM&f "American First Cat" feggZ
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MANY light aixea have advanced in price.
Some cars, formerly in th $1200 class,
now cost as much as a high-powered Haynes.
"America's Creates Light Six," the Haynes,
may still be had at the old prices. Materials
contracted for in 1916 are not as yet fully con
sumed. Haynes foresight is your gain.
But do not delay. No one knows what prices
will be when new contracts are made. Only
best qualities of materials are used in Haynes
cars. And such grades are in greatest demand
to fill government orders.
So a Haynes now, at old prices is a wonder
ful investment Even at .30 more it would
be a splendid buy. But you are not asked to
pay an advance.
Order your Heynes nou Enjoy its speed
range of one to sixty miles per hour on high gear
-its GREATER PULLING POWER, on
hills, through deep sand, mud or snow, and
at moderate speeds, than is possessed by any other
six-cylinder engine of comparable bore and stroke!
Enjoy its marvelous getaway which gives you 30-
Enjoy its roominess, its easy-riding comfort
on rough country roads, and fi admiration
which its possession means.
M this is yours in a Haynes for 3c per
mile, including gas, tires, oil and repairs. 1200
Haynes owners have reported this unparalleled
economy. Most small cars cost more than a
Haynes to operate.
' Long life is also yours. Some Haynes cars
are still on the road after 150,000 and 200,000
miles of service. Many Haynes "Light Sixes,"
basically the same as the one you will get.
have exceeded 40,000 miles and continue in A-l
The Haynes is quality, through and through.
That has been its reputation for nearly a
So secure your Haynes without further delay.
Pay onty the old prices. No investment offers
you more dollar for dollar value, or greater en
jdyment at so little for upkeep, than does the pur
chase of a Haynes right now!
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2032 Farnam Straet
Phone Douglm 5333
THE HAYNES AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, Kokomo, Indiana, U.S.A.
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A BIG TOURING CAR FOR 5 PEOPLE
6-Cylinder Quality C
ar in America
And, of course, you want a
No car of less cylinders can
give such luxury, such flexibil
ity, such smoothness, such si
Not only is Saxon "Six" the
lowest-priced "six" in the mo
tor car market, but it is also the
greatest value among all cars
both "fours" and "sixes"
priced between $800 and
It is a big car, an able car, an
alert, active car.
It has a quick, smooth "pick
up." It is vigorously flexible.
It rides the road closely at all
speeds. You feel safe and se
cure and you are, even when
. the speedometer needle flashes
up to the 50-mile-an-hour
Big, strong, supple springs
muffle road shocks in their re
silience. You enjoy all the rid
ing comfort that only great size
and heavy weight are popular
ly supposed to give.
Yet Saxon "Si is light. So it
is sparing of oil and gas and
easy on tires.
A recent road test gives proof
of its exceptional fuel econ
omy. 234 dealers each driving 300
miles in one day, with stock
model cars, set a grand average
of 25.9 miles per gallon of gas
for the 70,000 mles of travel.
And the oil average was 175
miles per quart.
Furthermore, not a single in
stance of mechanical trouble
occurred throughout the run.
Now as never before is bargain
time in automobile buying.
Prices of all motor cars are to
day at the lowest point for a
long time to come.
Undoubtedly they will rise
soon. Place your order for Sax
on "Six" at the present price,
$935 f . o. b. Detroit
Do it at once and protect your
Noyes-Killy Motor Co.
2066-68 Farnam Street. -1 ' . - Omaha, Neb.
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