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THE BEE: OMAHA.' FRIDAY.-SEPTEMBER 7, 19i7. .
HEADQUARTERS OF He Tastes Al the Good Things
i I. W. W. RAIDED - Uncle Sant Bys for th Soldiers
- Typewriter and Adding Ma
chine Taken, but No Arrests
Made; Forced to Read Dic
tionary and Shakespeare.
t-eisureiy picking tiis -teeth after
lunch, Arthur Boze, local secre
tarx of the Industrial Workers
of the World, f trolled into his office
on an upper floor of 1301 Douglas
street. Tuesday afternoon, and
- found several men breaking into his
desk and helping themselves to every
scrap of paper and record there.
, "What the h 1 ae you doing?" the
secretary demanded. ,
One of the men turned just long
.enougn to show him a search war
- -rant and credentials to prove that the
men were federal authorities. Then
the search continued while Booze
oiyvi uav.lt. JUS ICCUl SOII1C
more, and realized that he was in the
, . midst oil one section of the nation
Mvide raiJvpf Industrial Workers of the
World headquarters being stripped
of their records by the federal au
The typewriter, adding machine,
and other ' equipment were carried
away,- along with the recofds and
'letters, by the federal men. The
secretary was not arrested, however.
Talk About the, Raid.
A few of the Industrial Workers
of the World hung around the head
quarters last night, with nothing to
do but talk about the raid which had
occurred early in the afternoon. No
reading matter was left to them, ex
cept a. dictionary and other harmless
literature of that nature.
'Yet Brutus was an honorable
man," orated one of the Industrial
Workers of the World as he thumbed
a small copy of Shakespeare's Julius
Caesar. - .
In the wholesale search for In
dustrial Workers of the World head
quarters, the authorities raidedv the
nome ot Michael iiarry, 608 South
Thirtieth street, who says he has-been
a persistent enemy of the .Industrial
v Workers of the World, and that he
- cannot understand the raiding of his
Barry is business agent cf the Coni
mon Laborers' onion, but he insists
he has always-opposed the. Industrial
Workers, of the World, and that he
nau iiu seditious iirpratiir in lite
Government Has TWmn!
Vashington, Sept. 6. Thegovern
' ment as the result of country-wide
raids yesterday on headquarters of
Industrial Workers of the World, so-
..ciaiisis ana otner organizations, was
today in possession of documents to
be used as evidence in an effort to
cqjjyi tea aucgcu activities oi a seal
tious nature. The seizures, the De.
partment of Justice announced, were
in connection with federal grand jury
luvcaiigauuns in cnicazo.
In some cities Industrial Workers
of the World officials were taken
into custody for examination in court.
Federal agents took charge of the na-
ii 1 I J . r T. T .. .
t uunai jieaaquaners oi tne socialist
party in Chicago and served on its
"counsel a warrant cajjing for sur
render of its documents. Thewhole
sale raids were carried out in accord-
ance with orders of William C. Fitts.
assistant, to Attorney General Greg-
; Chief justice Covington of the Dis
trict of Columbia supreme court,Vas
preparing today to make a report to
President Wilson on his investigation
of the Industrial Workers of the
World situation in the west.' He made
a close personal study of the recent
outbreaks which have been character
ized -Jy federal agents as an effort
to embarrass the government in its
conductjaf the war.
Nation-wide seizure by the govern
ment of documents of the Industrial
Workers of the World was said . to-
' day to ! be' but one step in the vig
orous campaign which the Department
of Justice is prepared to conduct
against disloyalty and sedition wher
ever they may show themselves.
-While the .-Industrial Workers of
the World is perhaps the largest sin
, gle organization which will engage
Jhe department's attention in the
campaign, from now on other or
ganizations and individualswhoseut-
. terancer'and activities" have given
eround for susoiclon of dislovaltv will
be under stricter surveillance than
ever and more drastic treasures will
be pursued in dealing with them.
By BEATRICE FURMAlO
Every small boy jn Omaha would
decide at once to join the army if he
could have the position Captain Phil
lip E. Cantlon holds down, in the
quartermaster's department itj the
army building. -
Captain Cantlon is the official
"taster", for the ' Omaha supply de
pot which furnishes thousands of
troops' with good things to eaU 'Dis
covered iu the sample room of the
army building Captain 'Cantlon was in'
the act of popping a big, fat chocolate
into his-mouth. v ' '
Piled around him wereioxes and
boxes of chocolates, jars of jam and
jelly, cans of cherries and peaches.
For the boys in the army like good
things to eat and Uncle Sam is spend
ing plenty of money, to make them
happy. , -
Captain Cantlon, who has just come
to Omaha from San Francisco tv. help
his old friend Colonel Grant buy
things for '.e soldiers in tliis district,
personally tests and selects all the
commissary supplies that go to army
turps fiim posts in jeoraska, lowa,
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I Iv -V I 1
WIFE SEEKS TO QUIT
HUSBAND IN OLD AGE
Carl Johnson's Attorney Says
Old Man Tears Wife Will
Grab His Luxurious
Minnesota and the Dakotas.
Besides this, Fort Riley and Dem
ing are Jikely to send in a hurry-up
order for a few thousand tnttles of
olives or a ten or so of flour'ny time,
t One Grocery Order. '
Fort Dodge yesterday sent in a
little grocery order to "the Omaha
"Bring them around to our back
door September IS," Fort Dodge told
the grocerman, Colonel Grant. Here
are just a few-items of this order that
Captain Cantlon must select, and
order in ja few -days:
. 275,000 pounds of suear. '
1,546,532 pound! ot (lour.
100,000 pounds ot beans.
18,000 packages of macaroni.
89,000 cans of tomatoes. - ,
18,000 cans of pepper. ,
- 65,000 pounds of salt,
44,876 cans of fish.
36,000 pounds ot; prunes.
V 18,000 packages of oatmeal.
COO boxes of chocolates. '
And dozens'-ef other eatables, in
boxes, and bags, in cans , and in buUc,
ordered in enormous Quantities, a
three months' supply of everything.
fron all over the United States
firms send in sealed ibids -for these
things. Not onlvfood but manv
other articles of necessity are bought
Dy tne armycommissary and sold to
the soldiers at cost. Uncle Sam is a
good bargain hunter and the motto".
"The b5st for, the least mone ," holds
good at the quartermaster's depot.
For twenty vears Caotain Cantlon
has been buying supplies for the army.
He is an expert in all lines. In the
course of a day's work he p sses upon
borax and brushes, chocolate and
cigarsTT handkerchiefs and hominy.
Each day he arises early, for thou
sands of soldiers are-clamoring for"
raisins and razors, syrup and, shoe
strings, while countless multitudes
loojc to him -o select their slaving
mugs and mushrooms, their lobster
Sunday. Captain. Cantlon nassed all
day selecting floor for the Fort Dodge
camp. The housewives of Omaha
would do well to take a few lessons
from Captain Cantlon in the art of
testing flour. Monday morning he had
a neat package of chemically treated
samples which looked to the unimi
tiated like gobs of very dirty paste
Q CAPTAIN PHILIP E. CANTLON.
showing the degree of nutrition in
By each lump of paste was noted
the amount of gluten in the sample,
the amount of water each would ab
sorb and like items of value. Captain
Cantlon isn't going to rashly make
that little purchase of one and a half
million tons of flour that Fort Dodge
wants. Not yet I
Pork an' Beans.
After tasting the chocolate candy,
in which delightful task The Bee
photographer snapped him, the cap
tain turned to some substantial-looking
cans of baked beans.
"Let's see po'k and beans, seven
thousand cans," he mused, in his vel
vety southern voice. The captain
happens to be a New Yorker and has
lived in every part of the union but
the south. How he acquired that ac
cent is a mystery to all.
"Here's a nice, big can comes
cheap," suggested his assistant, E. E.
Willard. The captain opened it deft
ly, gave one glance and pushed it
Laside. - ', , " " .
.No tomato sauce, he commented
briefly. After twenty years of cater-,
ing to khaki-covered stomachs he
knows the boys dp like tomato sauce
on their beans. . ' i
Another can was opened. This was
full of fine, fat beans, swimming in
rich red tomato saucei Acasual ob
server would have marked it "passed"
at once. But not Captain Cantlon,
versed as he is in the wiles of bean
canners. Picking up a big spoon he
stirred the contents thoroughly and
pushed this can, too, aside.
"No rj'ok." was the explanation,
When Uncle Sam is paying for pork
and beans, Captain Cantlon is going
to see that he and the boys get pork
and -beans, not just beans. 1
Finally a perfect can -was found,
with beans, sauce and pork to suit the
exacting taster. An Iowa firm was the
lucky cannery that at oncegot an order
for 7,000 cans of baked beans. Many
Qmaha firms are reaoinir a rich har
vest from the governmental shopping,
at well as firms from Maine to Call
fornia who send in bids to Omaha:
OYER ONE HUNDRED
Tifty-Four Alien Women Take
First Step Toward Casting
Ballot With Advent of
. - ' f
August was the busiest month at
naturalization desk in the court house
for more than a year. Figures com
piled in the office of the clerk of the
district court show that 109 aliens ap
plied for first citizenshiD oaoers.
twenty-seven citizens-to-be applied make a living, she wants to get rid of
tor second papers and 111 former sub
jects of foreign countries became full
fledged citizens of the United States.
Of the 109 aliens applying for first
papers fifty-four were women, the
greatest number in any one month
in the history of Douglas countyThe
rush pf women was attributed fo the
campaign waged by a woman's organ
ization for members of their sex to
enroll as United States citizens and
get ready to cast their ballots.
Two women were admitted to citi
zenship during the month. Most of
the men admitted were Austrians.
Many British subjects applied for
' No Germans will be admitted
citizenship until the war is over.
" " " sm a i
IVIIU I UIIIIVI WV1V W VIM '
i " Cash for 400-Acre Farm
Seventy thousand dollars in cold
. cash is" what Daniel Schaaf of Sidney,
la., got tor nis 4UU-acre farm near
C ! J , ' I 1 . ..IJ .
csianey wnen nc soia . iasr weeK.
Not papers not notes, but the real
stuff. . -; '." i
Mr. Schaaf, wlio is 60 years old,
came to this country in 1865 with $3
left over frp,m the money he bor
rowed to pay his, transportation. To
day he Is the owner pf several Iowa
farms.;-.. ,, .
r Last year he sold $24,000 worth of
farm products from the property he
"lias just sold. One of the corfditibns
stipulated in the; sale was that the
farm-should be rented to one of his
sons. Mr. Schaaf, together with his
fiwA "Crtttc sr irtmnor fhpir hit fnr th
. . . V V . . f , U V .v.a.n vv .v.
-nation in the form of 1,000 acres
planted in corn and says3 the- crop
will.be a record breaker.
E. C. Runyon, who negotiated the
sale, is one of the men who signed
Mr. Schaaf's naturalization papers
thirty-two years ago. . '
' Benson Officials Charge
Salaries to City of Omaha
fy The city comptroller in -his report
J" to the city council asserts that an
audit of the finances of Benson shows
that prror to annexation the town
council approved ordinances appro
priating tunas to pay salaries ot om-
. cers tor tne entire nscai year, lhese
sumsNwere charged up as a liability to
be assumed by the city of Omaha.
With reference td Florence, it was
found that a large number of claims
l l t t... .L - :i r
. i J h 1 1 iirrii ujuncu uv i nr rnnnni ni
that town and that they have come
as liabilities for Omaha to shoulder.
. The legal department of the city has
been asked to give an opinion relative .
the liability of .Omaha in these
instances. - ' ' , , -
Comes to Omaha to See
Hubby Start for Camp
Mrs. A. F. Parker of .Tekamak,
came with her husband, a member of
the first 5 per cent 'of. the selective
service army, to'(Jm,aha. she stuck
close to his side at the luncheon at
the Commercial club, stuck with him
during the hour of assembling at the
court house grounds, and went with
him to the railway station where he
boarded the train with the rest of the
heroes foF the training camp at Camp
"She's all for us, and for us all."
said Mr. Parker. The Parkers are
newly married, v "
"I thought r would come with him
this far," said Mrs. Parker. "This
may be the last dinner I can take .with
him for a good long while."
with mp." saift Parlor "I'll liav tn
ship her back home tonight."
New Suraical Dressing Red
Cross Auxiliary is Formed
A new surgical dressings Red Cross
auxiliary composed of the women who
have taken the surgical dressings
training was organized in room 30$
Lyric building. Mrs. George Voss
was -chosen chairman, Mrs. W. C.
Shannon secretary; and Mrs Milton
Barlow treasurer. The room was do
nated by Miss Mary Cooper for the
month of September and the women
will meet every morning to work for
the Red Cross. r ; v v
Any. patriotic woman who wishes
to help may affiliate with the auxiliary,
although she may not have taken the
teachers' training course. The ob
ject of the new auxiliary is to stimu
late enthusiasm for the work in those
who have taken the course and to
give any one not yet working for the
Rea Cross ansopportunity to do so
under proper supervision.
Estelle Says West Has
Its Share of Patriotism
Judge Estell of the district court,
back from a summer's "vacation"
spent on a chautauqua circuit, declares
the middle west is, chuck full of. pa
triotism, prosperity and popular senti
ment for the war. He filled engage
ments in six states'. ' j
He saidjiis talk on "One Flag; One
Country and One Language" was en
thusiastically received everywhere.
One chautauqua speaker on the cir
cuit covered by Judge Estelle was
"fired" because of his pro-German
stock speech, the judge said. Judge
Estelle said he is in fine fettle and
ready to wade into his share of a
busy fall docket in district court.,
On 'Wheatuss Days'
, Eat ; '; i ; : -'"-Y
C F, Cros;. asalstatot general manaeer
.if tbe Haddock Piano company, has gone
apt. for a few days. -w !
A daucnter vas born -Wt'lnwiday o Mr
and ILrs. A. M.y-Wlgglns. tS02 Sixty-first
venue, Benson. Mr. Wiggins Is night
I foreman of The Bee composing room.
CHARGE SMITH WITH
Coufity Attorney Will File First
Degree Murder Charges
Against Negro Friday .
'" , Xf Morningl
'A complaint charging first degree
murder, drawn up yesterday by County
Attorney Magney, will be filed this
morning against Charles Smith,
negro, suspected of complicity in the
brutal slaying of itr"s. C. L. Netha
way, wife of a Florence real estate
man, a week ago last Sunday.
. A coroner's jury, after making a
three days' jrobe,' recommended that
Smith be held for further investiga
tion Ty.; the courtly attorney,! but re
turned a verdict at the conclusion of
the inquest thatthe woman met her
death at the hands of an "unknown
person." V " ' ,
County Attorney Magney an
nounced that the finding of the coroner's-jury
does not mean investiga
tion into the mystery surrounding
Mrs. Nethawky's murder wilf end. He
said both his office and Sheriff Clark's
force will continue In f heir search for
any clues that may throw light on one
of the blackest crimes in the history
The case against Smith consists of
purely circumstantial evidence and it
is understood the state is'not overly
confident it can convict him when he
is tried. The Nethaway murder trial
will not come up for at least sixty
days, as there ts a big grist of crim
inal cases on the fall docket in dis
Adult Probation Offiier Andreesen.
prison worker and murder expert, is
confident Smith is innocent. He says
the negro has a perfect alibi and de
clares the county attorney's office has
but alim chance to convict him.
.Persistent Advertising Is the Road
Printers to Inform U. S.
X Government About Coal
Th,e Typographical union committee
appointed to look into the local coal
situation at its meeting Wednesday
received reports from subcommittees
that radicated favorable Returns for
the consumer before many more
Plans are in process of incubation
that the committee thinks, will bring
the JocaL situation to the attention of
the government authorities in such
a manner as to .force the Jocal coal
dealers to play fair with the consumer.
A member of the committee report
ed that he found one coal dealer who
was willing 'to deliver coal orders
now and make the price at whatever
it might be on November 1. Others
reported that most coal dealers were
demanding the last winter prices, and
in some cases an added profit.
Want Dentist to Repair
, Molarlbf "Dandy Sixth"
There is a call for patriotic den
tists in Omaha. It is a loud call and
strong, for it comes from some aching
molars up at the Auditorium, where
400 boys of the Sixth regiment are
"If any patriotic dentist wants to do
a,real service to his country, here is
his chance," said Major Harries.
"We are far from our1 regimental
dentist, who is out in the state with
other companies. Many of the boys
need dental attention now and they
would feel easier if they went to Dem
ing and France with their teeth all
fixed up by spme Omaha dentist.
"Perhaps some dentists couldl give
a little of their time to helping us
out They would earn our everlast
ing gratitude if they did o."
Any flentist wishing to help can
get jn touch with Major Harries, bat
talion commander, by calling Doug
las 2210. . .
American Sailors Rescue
French Crew from U-Boat
Ah Atlantic Port, Sept. 6. A series
of thrilling experiences with German
submarines and the reseue of twenty
one members of tha crew of the
French, bark Magdatpne, sunk by . a
submarine, were told by the crew of
an American ship which docked at ah
Atlantic port today.
Ten oi the Magdalene's crew were
killed and nine were wounded by
shell fire. . . s
The rescue took place -when the
ship was. about 120 miles southeast of
the Azores. ,
Carl II. Johnson, aged carpenter
and pioneer jebraskan answering
and cross-petitioning to the divorce
suit of his wife, Mary Johnson, in
district court, alleges that now, when
he. is old and infirm and unable to
Council Issues Warning
To New Police Officers
Police officers, recently appointed
appeared before the city council to
receive instructions outlining their
duties. In behalf of the city Com
missioner Butler informed them they
are expected to be vigilant in the
suppression" of crime and the enforce
ment of the city' ordinances, and also
warned them that any negligence
shall justify instanfT dismissal.
Will Open Saturday i
SEPTEMBER THE 8TH 's
The Boston Restaurant i
1510 DODGE ST.
Every thin r New, Neat and Clean t
"Th Best Popular Price Restaurant
MEALS ISc, 25c and up.
Very Effective Method '
' For Banishing Hairs
(Model 4f ToJay)
At very little cost any woman can
rid her face of hairy growths if she
will oh the delatone treatment. This
is made bj mixing some water with
a little powdered delatone. This paste
is spread upon the hairy surface for
2 or 3 minutes, then rubbed off and
the skin washed, when every trace of
hair will have vanished. No harm re
sults from this treatment, but care
should be used to buy real delatone.
WANTED MEN- I
For Trucking; Loading and Unloading
Cans. '; --' ": : v
LOOSE - WILES BISCUIT CO.,
. 12th and Davenport Sts.
Mrs. Johnson, 42 years oldj twenty
one years her husband's junior, re
cently filed suit for divorce on
grounds of alleged nonsupport.
The old man's only comfort in life
is a luxuriant growth of whiskers,
which hang nearly down to his waist,
and he is afraid she will grab hold of
them some day and pull' them out,
according to Mr. Johnson's attorney,
Arthur Palmer, . t ,
Mr. Johnsonadmits in his cross
petition he is not able to work and
earn money like he once did, but in
sists he has given all his time and
money tq his wife since their mar
riage "fourteen years ago. He says
his wife is strong and well- able to
support herself. - ;
Wife, a Common Scold.
He didn't mind continuing to live
with his wife "after she became 'in
different and lost what love she may
have had for him," but. when she "de
generated into a common scold, up
braiding and abusing him at every op
portunity, ne decided it was
"enough,", says John E. Weaver,
prominent contractor, suing Lizzie
Weaver for divorce in district court.
Mr. Weaver hVes it 5624 North
Twenty-eighth street with John, the
youngest of their five children. The
mother 4nd the rest of the children
are in Salinas, Cal., according to the
husband. The Weavers were married
at 'Fort Reno, Okl., June 18, 1899.
They separated in 1913. ' v
v Build Fine Home.
Mr. Weaver makes wholesale alle
gations of cruelty.' He says he pro
vided his wife and family with every
convenience and comfort and built a
larger and finer home several years
ago at his wife's request.
He alleges part, if not all, of their
domestic unhappiness was due to the
"influence upon his wife of. a sister,
who had succeeded in her own home,
not only in controlling the home, but
in forcing her husband to Ho her bid
, Mr. Weaver says his wife got the
same idea into her head and sought
to get control of everything he had.
He asks an absolute divorce and
custody of the youngest son. '
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