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THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1917,
Brief City Mews
, Platlnam Wedding Rlng-i Edholm.
lighting Fixtures Burtess-Qranden Co.
Hare Boot Print It New Beaccn Press.
Metal Diet, PreeaworkJubllee Ufa: Co.
5c Lnncheon at Empress Garden.
Vacation on His Farm City Com
missioner Jardine haa gone on a week's
vacation on his farm at Mondamln.
Given Her v Freedom Gertrude
Brown was freed from William Brown
by Judge Leslie, sitting la divorce
Fine Fireplace. Goods t Sunderland's,
You are invited to visit the furnished
house at 2939 Lincoln ' boulevard.
House built by Benson & Carmich&el
and furnished by Orchard & Wilhetm.
Nothing to sell. Just an exhibit of
good building and harmonious furnish
ing. Open 4 to 9 p. m. daily.
Sweden in Pictures At the Audi
torium Monday, Tuesday and Wednes
day, afternoon and nights, October 1,
2 and 3. Axel Palmgren, will lecture
on Sweden and illustrate hla talks
with 60,000 feet of film, showing
Kennedy Is Released Dick Ken
nedy, colored, arrested by Special Offi
cer Lighthall back of the Keystone
hotel Wednesday night, was released
by Judge Fitzgerald Thursday after
noon. Kennedy says he was making
a delivery for the Merchants' Express
company, employing him.
Withnell sBack From Hunt City
Commissioner Withnell has returned
,from a shooting excursion to McPljer
son .county. Twenty-eight birds in
three days was the toll for the party of
seven. Whether the marksmanship
or the number of birds flying was re
sponsible, the commissioner refuses to
Mohler .Visits Old Friends A. L.
Momer, lormer president oi tna union
Pacific is in town after a summer
speift along the Atlantic coast He
will -remain here several days prior
greens "some place in the United
States," as he puts it Mrs. Mohler is
still in the east and expects to remain
there some time. i
Mnety Days for Beating Wife Alflo
Cergllo was given ninety days in po
lice court for beating his wife. Wit
nesses testified that Caglio's wife was
sick in bed with consumption and that
he was in the habit of giving her 315
or less occasionally and then taking
it back again a couple of dollars at a
Lang Is on the Job J. A! Long has
arrived from Peoria, 111., to become
city passenger agent of the Illinois
cSitral, succeeding F. H. Splnharner,
who has gone to the army cantonment
at Fort Riley. Splnharner is a mem
ber of the national army and went
with the first contingent Since then
he haa been ordered to report at the
training school for noncommissioned
Two Up for Gambling Lee L. Barr,
from "out in the sand hills," and Wil
liam R. Kirsoher, proprietor of the
Gayety cigar store, appeared in po
lice court on a gambling charge. Barr
said he lost $27.50 of his own and
$12 borrowed money playing a "drop-the-marble"
device in Kirscher's place
in the hppes of winning a cigar. He
won once. Klrscher said the percen
tage of possible wins on the machine
eeemed rather small. - After his arrest
he ordered the machine, which was
installed last Saturday, taken, out
Barr was discharged. Kirscher's case
was taken under advisement
FIRST JIGHT FEED
Present Dr. E. 0. Henry With
Testimonial; Delegates De
scribe International Con
vention at Atlanta. 1
Rotary club held its first night din
ner at Happy Hollow Wednesday
with the wives of the members as
Receiving the reports of the dele
gates to the international convention
of Rotary clubs, held at Atlanta last
summer, constituted the chief business
of the meeting. Harry Weller, Dan
Johnson, Tom Kelly and Dan Baum
gave graphic accounts of the stirring
times in the southern city.
J. W. Welch, vice president, pre
sided in the absence of President
A gold razor set was presented to
Dr. E. C. Henry, the retiring, presi
dent, by his former associate officers,
to which courtesy Dr. Henry, re
sponded with a short talk. ;
Creighton Men Assembler
1 Their First Military Drill
Students of the high school and col
lege department of Creighton univer
sity assembled Wednesday afternoon
on the college campus for military
drill, working under the command of
the newly chosen officers, Command
ant Waldo Shillington, late of Fort
SnelNng, and Acting Adjutant Ben
jamin Stearn. Both men were pleased
with the showing made by the Creigh
ton cadets. ' , .
The new uniforms have arrived and
great rivalry exists as to who shall
be the first to appear in public with
the soldier-like clothes.
Two afternoons a week will be de
voted to drill. The acting voflfccers
uommanaani, vvawu anuungionj as
sistant, Benjamin S. Stearn, Captain
of companys: A, H. Robinson; B, R.
Wilson; QP. MnGk; D, H. Burkley;
R. Kastner; F. J6hn Kennebeck,
and G, L. Doran. Lieutenants: L.
Riely, James, McGan, B., Walter, E.
Campbell, E. Randolph, J. Connell
and D. Leary. ''
William Soarks Sues Grocer,
Horbund for Damages
Yesterday William Sparks filed suit
in djstrict court fcr $25,000 damages
against; Henry Horbund, grocer, 2202
North Thirtieth street. He 'alleges
false arrest . .
Sparks says he went into Horbund's
store tq make a purchase and alleges
that the grocer refused to sell him
anything. , When he left the store
Horbund called the police, Sparks al
leges. He says Horbund told the po
lice he was the man who had recently
held him UD. '
The police, according to Sparks,
subjected him to a cross-examination
. and then turned him loose. He say$
Horbund afterward admitted it was
mistaken identity. .
At Family Theaters
Lillian Walker in "Kittie McCay"
and a Vifagraph comedy will be
shown at the Lothrop theater Friday
evening lor i"c laumjr lyuyic jtv
gram arranged by the educational
committee of . the Omaha Woman's
club. Mary Miles Minter in "Melissa
of the Hills" and a comedy will be
shown at the Suburban and Peggy
Hvlanil and little Bobbie Connollv in
"Intrigue" and a Black Diamond com
edy at the Apollo, ',, ;
OMAHA WITH WILSON
Presbytery Endorses President
of the United States and
Prohibition in Nebraska.
By the presbytery of Omaha, in ses-1
sion at Valley, Tuesday, Rev. James
D. Butter was released from the pas
torate of the Presbyterian church at
Florence and dismissed to' the pres
bytery of Nebraska City, to accept a
call to the church at Alexandria. Rev,
Robert B. Taup, Bellevue, was elected
Stated Clerk and treasurer of the
Omaha presbytery, succeeding Rev.
C C. Meek, who resigned.
The presbytery adopted the follow
ing war and dry resolutions:
"Whereas, In this time of interna
tional strife when the welfare of hu
manity depends so much upon the
policy adopted and executed, by the
United States, we realize the value
of courageous, conscientious and
Christian national leadership; and,
"Whereas, The enforcement of the
dry law in Nebraska is being accom
plished with commendable and bene
ficial success, and realizing that this
is due in large measure to the firm
and determined stand and demands
of Governor Neville, therefore, be it
"Resolved, That the presbytery of
Omaha hereby express its gratifi
cation at the official support of our
state executive and pledge him our
good will and aid.
"Resolved, That the presbytery of
Omaha express its appreciation of
President Woodrow Wilson, an elder
in our church, as a leader who pos
sesses those qualities peculiarly nec
essary to guide us safely.
"Resolved, That this presbytery
hereby plaee itself on record as en
dorsing the action of our national
leaders during the present war and
that we hereby pledge them our
hearty and earnest support in con
tinuing its prosecution until victory
shall crown our efforts, and, be it
"Resolved, That we consecrate our
selves for the struggle and pledge our
whole-hearted support to the military
and naval effort of our nation in de
fense of democracy, and to all those
agencies whereby the horrors of the
contest may be ameliorated, and to
the Young Men's Christian associa
tion and the magnificent work that it
is embarking upon in the home can
tonments ahd on the battle front;
to the food conservation movement,
that by our thrift, foresight and sac
rifice at home the strength of our
selves and our allies may be ade
quately maintained, and last, but not
least, to the American Red Cross, in
its, greats Christian mission of mercy
to alleviate the sufferings of a cruci
fied world." . -
Room Assigned for All
State Teachers' Meetings
E. V. Parrish of the Omaha pub
licity bureau and Miss Martha Powell,
president of the Nebraska State
Teachers' association, have assigned
the rooms for the twenty-nine sec
tional meetings of the association at
their meeting in Omaha November 7,
8 and 9. ;"-.,
The 'high schoot commercial high
school, Rome, Eontenelle, Castle and
Blackstone hotels, Young Men's
Christian association and Young
Women'! Christian association and
one theater will be required to ac
commodate the teachers. -
Superintendent Beveridge of the
Omaha High school has been named
as chairman of the local committee.
A meeting of the committee wilj be
held In the office of the superintend
ent at 3:30, this afternoon, when E. V.
Parrish will be present and plans out
lined for the entertainment of the
teachers while in convention.
Cubbyhole in Closet
Hiding Place for Booze
A small cubbyhole cut irt the wall
in a clothes closet in the room of
Stella Marquette, 420 South Thir
teenth street, revealed the hiding place
of a large quantity of liquor. Sergeant
Russell of the moral squad while
searching the place, last night, dis
covered a suitcase containing twenty
one quarts of beer and three quarts of
whisky hidden snugly away in the
A large tinbox filled with empty
beer bottles was found next to the
suitcas. The woman was arrested
and later released on bonds. f '
To Look After Food Eaten
In All Public Places
In a telegram received ,by E. V.
Parrish from Nebraska Food Admin
istrator G. W. Wattles it was an
nounced that the appointment of J. F.
Letton, president of the Omaha Ho
tel Men's association, as chairman of
the Nebraska hotel and restaurant
men's conservation committee had
been affirmed. Mr. Letton will have
charge of conservation of food in the
public eating places over Nebraska.
Two Autos Stolen From -
In Front of Theater
Two automobiles were stolen from
in front of the Brandeis theater while
the owners were attending a perform
ance of "Bunker Bean." Dan Whit
ney, ,4329 Franklin, reported to the
police that when he returned to his
automobile, which he left standing
jn front of the Brandeis, it was gone.
A. L. Schuster, 4519 South Twenty
third, also reported that, his automo
bile was stolen from the same place
Omaha Stags Are to Boost
- For the Seventh Nebraska
At the Swedish auditorium Friday
night the Omaha Stags will hold a
meeting to boost for the Seventh Ne
braska regiment. There will be a
banquet for the members of the Stags'
base ball team, after which Captain
McGlone of the Seventh .Nebraska
will urge the boys to enlist'
' Leading members of the order have
taken it upon themselves to organize
a company and include only Stags tn
the membership. They believe that it
can be done. , . i ,
Persistent Advertising Is the Road
"WHY suffer From
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KNITTING CLASS IS '
Yarn Has Been Furnished and
Women Will Begin Knitting
for the Soldiers.
The knitting class of the South Side
Red Cross will begin work this morn
ing at 9 o'clock. An instructor will be
present and yarn ' will be furnished,
The Catholic women of the South
Side have organized a Red Cross unit
and will hold meetings every Monday
afternoon at the South Side library
hall at 2 o'clock. They will make bed
shirts and hot water bottle covers and
bed adx. Later they intend to take up
other branches of the work.
All Catholic women on the South
Side are asked to join this-work.
Rev. Mr. Sisson Was Former
Pastor of South Methodist
Rev. Fletcher M. Sisson, pastor of
the First Methodist church at Fre
mont, who was married Tuesday to
Mrs. John C. Watson, Nebraska City,
was pastor of the First Methodist
church, South ''Side, ten years ago.
His son, Horacet now in the officers'
training school in Indianapolis, was
graduated from the South Side High
New Top Price Is Paid
For Cattle for the Feed Lots
A new record price was paid for
feeder cattle at , the . stock yards
Wednesday. Forty-seven head of
grassers from Wyoming brought
$14.50. The steers averaged 1,201
pounds. They were purchased by a
feeder who shipped them to Missouri,
The former record price for feeder
cattle, was $14.
Marie City Gossip.
Mrs. George W. Raworth of Atlantic, I.,
Is visiting with frlonds on ,th Soutri S!le.
MIei Nellie Nichols has son to the west
ern part of tba ataU, writer lha will teach
r Mrs. Harry Hockmuth and her three chil
dren, of Albuquerque, N. M., are visions? her
father, Charles Skokan.
Mrs. B. It. Knight, 4208 South Twentieth
street, writ entertain the Dorcas club at her
home FrH&y afternoon at I o'clock.
Telephone. South (00 and order a case ot
Oma or Laotonade, the healthful, refreshing
Home Beverages, delivered to your residence.
Omaha Beverage Co. .
Don't fait to see our Saluca aluminum
cooking demonstration Friday and Saturday.
Meat doe not affect Balnea aluminum. See
for yourself, i KouUky-PavlIk Co.
Mrs. D, O. Robb will entertain the Home
Missionai society of the Qraee Methodttt
church on Friday afte-noon, September 1.
The hostekc will be a wis ted by Mrs. F. A.
Broadweu and Mcs. M. M alter y. An tar:
tstlpn Is extended to all of the women ot
We wish to thank the 'many kind friends
and neighbors' for their assistance during
the death of our beloved wife and mother;
also for the many beautiful floral offerings.
MR. EDWARD MIX AND FAMILY.
MR. AND MRS., J. h. AdNEW.
CLARA KIMBALL YOUNG
With Earle Williams will appear at the
Besse tonight tn "HER HUSBAND." See
also tonight Wallace Reld and Myrtle Sted
man In "The World Apart." This is a super
fine bill tonight, a double show for the
single admission prtoe.
Jazz Band for Columbus
Park for Sunday Night
Shady Lake, the amusement park,
near Columbus, Neb., has proven very
popular this season, and considerable
interest has been manifested by the
announcement that the original Dix
ieland Jazz band has been booked for
Sunday night, Sept. 23, The boys have
an enviable reputation, and are said to
be masters of syncopated and Jazz
tunes. The rnanagement of this pleas
ure resort feels especially proud of
this engagement, owing to the fact
inat tms is ineir nrsi stop iroin me
eastern 'cities and merely goes to
show again the progressive manage
ment of this resort.
Public .Library Obtains
' New Books for Teachers
A special exhibit of , educational
books for. teachers is' announced by
the public library. ' The books deal
with motivation, educational measure
ments and medical inspection in the
schools as well, as other subjects
suitable for the professional reading
required of teachers each year. -
The books arei the newest ones
published. John Pewey and other
well-known writers on educational
subjects are the authors.
Another exhibit consists of chilr
.dren's books to supplement their
courses of study. For American his
tory, for instance, there are stories of
periods in .Amerjcan history.
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Thursday, Sept. 20, 1917.
STORE NEWS FOR FRIDAY.
Phonti D. 137.
Items of special interest. to the housewife who does her shopping
FRIDAY intheDOWN STAIRS ST0R
Special groups of merchandise, which you need and want now. In every instance
the prices are greatly reduced. '
Spool silk, all colors, spool, 3c.
Machine cotton, spool, 2 He.
Bone hair pins, box, Sc.
Hair barrettes, each, 5c
Linen tape, 6 bolts for 10c.
Shopping bags, each, He
Darning cotton, 3 spools for Sc.
Hair brushes, each,. 10c.
Snap fasteners, dozen, 5c
Beeswax, cone, 2c
'60-inch tape measures, each, lc.
Elastic, yard, 5c
Dress shields, pair, 10c .
Fancy buttons, all kinds, doz. 2c.
Skirt belting, yard, 10c.
BurfMS-Nuh Co. Down Stairs Store
Best quality 27-inch ging
hams, in stripes, checks and
plain colors, Friday, IE-
eimAAinl A s s
36-In. Percales. 16c
Light and, dark ground
percale, 36 inches 1g4r
wide, for Friday, yd 1 u 2
Fleisher Yarns, 19c
4-fold Fleisher Germantown
zephyr yarn,' are great, long
lot of odd colors, slightly
soiled, for Friday, 1
AV tAA Iftf nf fliilrlrori'a
winter underwear, cotton,
fleece lined and part 9hc
wool, each . . . . . ". . .
. Union Suits, 39c
Women's union suits, low
neck and sleeveless, shell
bottoms, fine white 3Q
cotton, Friday, each
School Hosiery, 15c
Children's fine school hos
iery, wide rib, black cotton,
special for Friday, g
Corsets, Special, 79c
Low and medium top, also
elastic top in pink and white
coutil double boned; strong
and serviceable, Fri- p7Qn
Doily Rolls, 29c
28-inch doily rolls, made
of bright colored cretonne,
trimmed with ribbon 90c'
bows, .special, each. u,y
Pillow Tops, 25c
Stamped pillow tops in
crash, linen and needle
weave, many designs for se
lection, choice, 25 c
Linen Covers, 25c
Stamped linen pin cush
ion covers, French knot and
solid . embroidery, -' 25c
three sizes, choice. .
Stamped centerpieces on
brown and white linen, with
scarf to match, 50 C
each . .
Crochet Cotton, 6 z
Odd balls crochet cotton,
white and colors, CJLr
Friday, each U2v'
Instruction Books, 10c
Crochet, knitting and em
broidery books, new 1QC
editions, each ...... , Ul
Fancy Corsets, 59c
A splendid model at a low
price, low bust, long skirt,
free hip, well boned, em
broidery trimmed, 59 C
special ...... . J'1
Men's and boys' colored
choice, Friday, C,,
chiefs, 6 forN 39c '
''Plain white and colored,
initial of fine material, six
handkerchiefs in Qr
pack, Friday, pack . . 7C,
Burf ess-Nash Co. Down Stairs Store
A Big Special Purchase of
WOMEN'S HIGH SHOES
New Fall Styles, Bought at Less Than the Cost of Making
One of the largest women's shoe purchases
made by this store for some time. All shoes have ,
been put into our Down btairs btore bnoe section
and priced at $4.65. A price extremely low, consid
ering present market values.
1 Black calf skin vamps, kid top lace, good year)
welt soles, leather Louis heels
2-J31ack kid lace and hand turn, leather Louis heels
3L:Brt)wn kid vamp, tan buck tops, medium weight
soles," Louis heels.......
4 Gray kid vamD. white calf top, lace
5 All srray kid. lace, with leather Louis Cuban I
6 Growing cirl's shoes, brown kid vamp, brown
cloth ton to match, low heels, lace
7-Silver irrav kid vamp, gray cloth top, leather
Burgess-Nash Co. Down Stairs Store)
All new and
less than the
cost of making,
Friday Doivn Stairs Store
Unjrimmed Velvet Hats
98c to $1.98
. a' SPECIAL assortment of
J untrlmmed velvet hats
arranged for your selection,
including all the new'est fall
models. Prices from 88c to
New Hat Trimmings,
25c, 39c, 69c
Beautiful selection of the
new trimmings for your fall
hat. There, are feathers,
wings, birds, etc., in great
variety for Friday, specially
priced, at 25c, 39c and 69c
Burgess-Nash Trimming Service Free
Burfese-Nash Co. Dewn Stairs Store ''
Friday Your Choice of Fine
Wash Goods, a Yard
AN excellent assortment of wash goods, in
cluding voiles, 'batistes, lawns, modettes,
dimities, etc. As a Friday special, your choice,
a yard J
Burgess-Nash Co. Down Stairs Store
Special Sale of
MEN'S FLANNEL SHIRTS
MANY men are changing to the flannel shirt that can
be washed and ironed at home, and Friday we will
sell flannel shirts, khaki color, pocket, flat collar, soft
cuffs with buttons, splendid quality, well made, perfect
fitting shirts, priced Friday, at $1.00.
One a little better quality, same color, made same way
except military collar, price, $1.25. s '
Men's Work Shirts
i . . . ; -
Soft collar and cuffs attached, blue, khaki, palm beach
with stripe, sizes to 16,, price, 50c. ,
Men's Shirts, 69c
Men's neckband shirts, re
duced in price, to 69c.
Men's bath robes, extra val
Men's Jersey sweaters, turtle
neck, khaki, blue and maroon
Sample belts, 25c. 1
Medium weight, 2-pieee un
derwear, 75c garment.
Men's suspenders, extra
good elastic, price, 25c.
A special 10c table of such .
articles that men wear, at ex
tra special prices ; see this table
before leaving the store. Any
i at 1 a a
aniCie displayed, lUC. Burgess-Nash Co. Dow. Stairs Star
Adjustable Curtain Stretchers, 98c
A DJUSTABLE curtain stretcher, Big Wonder cedar oil polish,
XX full 6x12 size, special, 98c
Crepe tissue toilet paper, 6 rolls,
Odds and ends of decorated
dinnerware, at 10c. Consisting
of soup plates, dinner plates,
supper plates, vegetable dishes,
platters, your choice, 10c
quart can, 35c,
Chemically treated furniture
duster, special, 2Se.
Chemically treated wall mop,
triangle shape, complete with
handle, special, 39c.
Blue and white enameled seam
less dish pans, 8-quart size, 50c.
Gray Enameled Ware, 5c
Consists of handled fry pans,
bread pans, cake pans, pot covers,
spoons, choice, Sc.
Colored bordered hand
kerchiefs for children, ' o "
choice ............. oc
" 7Jc v ;
Women's fine plain white
linen with colored in
itials, fancy embroid- Jin
ery corners, each. . . . c
,'An assortment of fancy
pins in various colors Cr
and siz es, choice, Friday oc
Leather Belts, 10c
Patent leather belts, crush ,
style, all widths and sizes to
choose from, Friday, 1A
Wool Dress Goods 98c
A big lot of wool dress
goods in remnants. Plain
colors, checks and stripes,
42 to 56 inches wide, QQ.
special Friday, yd . ,
Silk Remnants, 39c
Fancy poplins with neat
figures ; also plain taffeta
for lining, 24 inches wide.
On sale Friday," QQ
a yard OJJC
Velveteens at 75c
All the wanted shades, in
cluding blacks, on sale Fri
day in the Down Stairs
Store at a 71
Wool Remnants, 49c
Remnants of wool dress
goods and challies, in plain
color' stripe, mixture and
check. Lengths of V to
6 yards, a 40
Wool Remnants, 29c
' Wool dress goods in plain
colors, mixtures, plaids and
checks, lengths y to 5 yds.
Big range of color, OQ-,
a yard f
Fancy Linens, 48c
Fine embroidery scarf,
centers in colors or, white;
also lace trimmed, a big col
lection, priced low for AQr
Large size crochet bed
spreads, marsailles patterns,
scalloped with cut corners,
Bolster Sets, $4.69
Satin bedspreads, large
size, scalloped with out out
corners, bolster cover to
Sheets, Each, 79c
72x90-inch hemmed sheets,
center seam, Fri- 7Q-
day only , . .
Plaid Blankets, $4.19
Wool blankets with some
cotton carded into the warp
broken plaids in blue and
tan, size 66x80, . & A 1 Q
Friday only . .
Burtsss-Nash Cow Dewa Stair Star. T,