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THE BEE: OMAHA. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1917.
NEARLY HALF OF
DRAFT MEN GO
Forty-five Per Cent of Ne
braska s Share in National
; Army Depart for Camp
NO MORE PEDDLING
FROM BOX CARS
Fruit Men Lose Right to Dis
pose of Produce in This
Manner on Appeal of
(From a Staff CorranDondh(
Lincoln. Neb.. Sent 24. (SoeciaD
Peddling "will not be permitted from
cars, according to official notice re-
(From a Staff Correspondent.) Ceived todav bv the State Railway
Lincoln, Sept. 24. (Special.) For- commission from two Nebraska roads,
ty-five per cent of Nebraska's new the Burlington and Union Pacific.
national army is now in camo. The A controversy has existed two
last train load left Lincoln last night years over the right of parties who
late, after the soldiers had been given shipped apples and other fruit in cars
a receptjpn tney long will remember, to a town to retail the same from the
The boys came in onrfhree sections, car. -
the first arriving about 7 o'clock, the Two vears aero narties who had
second a half hour later, and the third heen in the habit'of using freight cafcs
soon aner. $ jor retailing purposes desired to
1 he Commercial club had the situa- extend their activities into other
tion well S' hand, butvthe handlirg of states, and against the advice of the
the J,500 hungry men at the Lindell State Railway commission, carried the
noiei, wnicn tec tnem without a single matter up to the Interstate Commerce
nitcn in tne whole evening, brought commission.
out admiration on everv hand. The railroads in this state had hen
As each detachment marched out ohiertinir to the rusrnm allecrinir ttiat
of the hotel it was taken to the Audi- holding cars was delaying shipments
tonum across the street, and the com- for want of cars and that the constant
mittee gave them an up-to-date wel- passage of Deoole over the tracks
come with music and speeches. The was a menace to public safety. The
entire lower floor of the Auditorium state commission held, however, that
was reserved fo the drifted men and as the practice had been carried on for
when the entertainment was over they many years it would not be best to
uidjrcneu u ana gave room tor the discontinue it.
next section. Mot satisfied willi the holding nf the
The Second Section was composed rnmmissinn that it- nrniilH he
largeiy of South Dakota men. among tn taWe the matter tn the Interstate
them being a large number of Indians, Commerce commission, the retailers
while two negroes and two laoanese did sr and the result ha heen thev
marthea with them. Two men after have been ruled against not only in
n u , e naeu retusea 10 the shipping of interstate freight
""7 u,c iris io Pm nowers on tnem w,th peddling ,pnvileges. but also in
yi accept gins, vvnen marched the intrastate business.
into; tne dining room they refused to The result has been that in an effort
eai ana were allowed to go back to to extend their privileges into other
the .station. They came on the firs,t states, the apple men have lost the
section, but in conversation with them privilege of selling from cars in their
it a a Kauajtu uidL uitv were irom i sim ctiu
r n" . J . I vVTII OIOIV.
a iuennonite colony in iouth Dakota.
l hey said they were sick, but when
tne gins attempted to pin flowers on
therd they rudelv brushed them one
side -and hurried out of the hotel.
In the third section were a num
ber of miners from the Homestake
mine at Deadwood. "There are about
twenty cf us here from our mine,"
said one of them to The Bee represen
tative, ana tnere will be a large
numoer r. trcm the next draft."
STATE SELECTED MEU
LEAVE FOR FT. RILEY
Men from Nebraska and Near
by States Assemble at Lin
coln and Start on Their
Way to Cantonment.
Add Torture With
, Flaming Bullets
(By Associated Frew.)
British Front in France and Bel
gium, sept, ii. uritisn oattanons
that captured Shrewsbury forest and
Bulgar wood, to the east of the for
mer place, in Thursday's drive, ex
Large Crowd Bids Farewell
TO Cuming COUnty Draft Men perienced 'a new kind of German
West Point. Neb., Sept. 24. (Spe
cial.) The second Cuming county
contingent, consisting of fifty-six ',,,
inis aiternoon. l tits body of sol
uiers represents w per cent ot this
county s quota of 140 men. An im
The advancing troops are said to
have been fired on with "flaming bul-
These bullets set the mens
clothing afire. In several instances,
according to the account received!
here, wounded men had to be rolled
mense crowd gathered at the depot in th? ,mu,d h?, their comrades to ex-
10 Dia tne Doys tarewell and manv "' i , """ . . . ,
pathetic scenes were witnessed at the .1.he. D,atte of Menin road has fur
final parting. The selected men made nished further evidence of that de
a fine showing, being the flower of tenoration m the fighting qualities
the young manhood of the county which has been going on in the Ger
The procession to the depot was man 'mes fr some time. It must not
headed by veterans of 1865, mem- be assumed from this statement that
bers of the Grand Army corps of the tne Germans are in a demoralized
city and county and was accompaniied state. During the last few days they
bv the famous cadet band. The oc have fought with great determina-
casion was one long to be remem- tion, and skillfully, but they are not
so good as they were.
Herbert LCushing to Be
Chief Clerk for Food Deputy
(f rom a stair correspondent.)
Camps and Cantonments :
Will Have Big Libraries
"Wafthinfftnn Sent ?4 The hior
Lincoln, Sept. 24. (Special.) Her- drive of the TJhrarv War rnnnr il
bert L. , Cashing, county superintend- to raise $1,000,000 to provide libraries
ent of Va ley county, will be the new for American soldiers and sailors be-
chief clerk in the office of the food, gan today. Every city and town in
drug and oil commission, taking the the United States has been organized
place of T. V. Thomas, who has re- to raise the money with the minimum
signed to accept a position in New contribution asked from each com-
Jtork Uty with a commercial agency, munty based on 5 per cent of its
Mr. Thomas has not been in good nnnnlation.
health" and when the offer of the New President Wilson made a substan-
York position came to him he ac- tial cash donation last Friday and at
cepted with the idea that the climate the same time autographed a number
on the eastern coast would benefit of book plates to be placed in the
him. books nurchased with his rnntrihii-
Far Hand is Arrested ' tl0Aher the $1,000,000 has been sub-
On Charge of Auto Theft ?cribel y?-Tk wm 5tart .on thc-u:
wii viiui av vi nuiv. iiivii urarv bmlAma no ennn a ta nrartii-al
West Point. Neb.. Sent. 24. CSoe-J F.vprv ramn anrl rnntnnment wilt he
cial.) Sheriff Sexton arrested Ivan provided with a library 40 bjr 120
Olson, a farm hand, working for Al-
vin Johnson, southeast of town, on a
charge of stealing an automobile. HatfiflfK MPIThant
the machine was tolen from a n- D t '
farmer near Hoooer several weeks UieS 01 raraiYSIS
ago and was found in the posession Hastings, Neb., Sept. 24. (Special
ot Ulson. He is about ii years of Telegram.) Alexander -Pickens, for
age. fctteritt condit ot fremont took many years a leading merchant- at
the prisoner to Dodge county for Hastings, died there at 6:20 this morn-
tnaI. , He had been ill since stricken
-.. n 7 7 7n. with paralysis in California early this
Pioneer Resident Of Gage . year. The funeral will be Wednesday
County Dies at Age of 70 "Z. was hn rn rtnn
Beatrice. Neb., Sept. 24. (Special.) Scotland. Mav 12. 1838. and married
Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Bush, an old Margaret Stevenson July IS, 1862.
resiaeni oi Beatrice, aiea at tne nome They came to Boston in 1864 and to
of her daughter, Mrs. Gladys Temple. Hastings in 1883. They celebrated
at Denver yesterday. The deceased their golden wedding here July 15,
was the widow of the late Judge J. 1912.
E. Bush of, this city. She was 70 The children are John Pickens of
years of age and leaves a family of Kearney. William Pickens of Doni-
five daughters and one son. The re- Phan. Neb.: Mrs. W. T. Hvnes of
(From Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Neb., Sept 23. (Special.)
For the fourth time the city has
been the scene where soldiers off for
duty have assembled and. escorted by
bands and citizens, have marched to
the railway stations, where they have
received the good-byes of their
friends and the "God bless you" of
Detachments which have passed
through Lincoln before have been as
a general thing Nebraska men, but
today among the visitors who were
given the hospitality of the city were
more than 500 men from North Da
kota. These were given the same hos
pitable treatment as the Nebraska
boys and were sent on their way
loaded with gifts of fruit
In all 1,300 men left in three sec
tions from the Burlington station
over the Union Pacific road about 9
o'clock this evening after they had
been given supper at the Lindell ho
tel and attended a program given in
their honor at the city auditorium.
j he University Cadet band, the
Lincoln Colonial Drum corps, choirs
from several of the churches and the
combined orchestras of the Orpheum
Oliver and Lyric theaters furnished
music for the occasion. H. H. VVtl
son deliverer the principal address,
which was one of welcome to the city
and good luck in the future.
Government Puts Ban
On Gold Exports to Spain
Washington, Sept 24. Treasury of
ficials, carrying out the government's
policy governing the conservation of
gold, have virtually decided upon a
policy prohibiting the export of gold
to spam. No gold has been licensed
for export to Spain since the presi
dent s. proclamation became effective,
except several small shipments al
ready loaded aboard steamers.
importations of gold to Spain had
been growing steadily up to the time
of the presidents proclamation. Be
tween January 1 and September 1 of
this year the volume approximated
$88,000,000, the largest recorded in
any similar period of time. It was
adverse to the trade balance, which
was in favor of the United States
September 1 to the extent of $50,-000,000.
y Obituary Notice
MRS J. W. CUSTER, 44 years of
age, died at a local hospital Sunday
morning. The body wa sent Sunday
evening to Stromsburg.
MORRIS GROSS of Benson died at
8:30 Monday morning at a local hos
pital. Funeral services will be held
at the Stack & Falconer undertaking
parlors at 2 o'clock Tuesday, with
interment &t Pleasant Hill 'cemetery.
MRS. MAMIE CLARK, 4008 Maple
street, died of Bright s disease at
local hospital Sunday morning. ' She
is survived by her husband, P. M.
Clark; a son, Daniel; a daughter, 01
Ive, and her mother, Mrs. Mary Beal.
The funeral is to be held at 9 o'clock
Tuesday at Holy Angels church from
the residence of her sister, Mrs. Guy
Bailey, 6026 North Thirtieth street
Burial at Holy Sepulcher cemetery.
MRS. JOSEPHINE LILLIE, aged 80
years, died at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. George A. Davidson, 1808
Lothrop street Saturday. She was
born in Nante, France, May 21, 1837,
and came to this country when 1W
vears old. She was married in Nauvoo,
111., in 1857 and came to Omaha four
years later. . She came to Omaha from
Craig, where she has been living with
her daughter, to be in attendance al
the weddinff of her grandson, but was
stricKen witn paralysis a lew nouns De-
fore the ceremony. She is survived
by four children, sixteen grandchildren
and eleven' great grandchildren.
mains will be brought here Monday
for interment v
West Point Marriage
Licenses Granted Recently
West Point, Neb.,. Sept. 24. (Specials-Marriage
licenses were granted
during the week to the following par
tics: Carl Zipf and Miss Gertie
Schmidt and to Victor Novak and
Miss Mary, Kubik, all of this county.
The last named couple, popular young
people of the Bohemian colony, of
the west side, were married at the
court house by Judge Dewald.
Gage County Fair Tuesday.
Beatrice. Neb.. Sept. 24. (Special.)
The Gage county fair opens next
Tuesday for a run of four days. The
exhibits of grain and live stock are
the best in the history of the fair as
sociation. , . v
. Seven miles of paving, which in
cludes fifteen districts,' will be com
pleted in Beatrice this fall. A num
ber of districts are just being fin
ished. V .' ' ,
Tax Commissioner Named.
Pierre, S. D Sept 24. (Special
Telegram.) Governor Norbeck has
appointed H. L. Eveland, county au
ditor of Gregory county, to the po
sition of tax commissioner made va
cant by the resignation of C . M.
Henry. Mr. Eveland, who is Scotch,
has been one of the city's leading
business men almost since its begin
Fine Rain In Kansas.
Smith Center, Kan., Sept. 24. (Spe
cial Telegram. Northwest Kansas
came in for another thorough soak
ing today, , Most of ,. the immense
acreage of wheat that was drilled last
week is up and looking fine.
Omaha, Robert and Alexander and
Mrs. L. W. Schmitts of Hastings
TO HEAL YOUR
If too attend to Pimplei. Rubes and all
tkin trouble with Poslam. and do so prompt
ly, they will not develop and spread.
Unlesa yon have actually aeen Poilam'i
work and know how readily it takes hold,
stopping the itching at once, you will hardly
believe Its effects possible In so short
In Ecsema. Poslam's action appears all
the more remarkable when the trouble is per
sistently stubborn and nothing else seems
to brine; lasting 'relief. Poslam is harmless
Sold everywhere. For free sample write
to Emergency Laboratories, 243 West 47th
St. New York City.
North Carolina Governor
Orders Draft for State Guard
Raleigh, 'N. C, Sept 24. Governor
Bickett by proclamation today or-
AamA fits r1rlfrirn e-M. 4.1 1 ti..
service of the state 5.000 citizens be- AbSOlUtelV ReiTlOVeS
tween the ages of 31 and 45, to serve T- j. - ,
as home guards. The men will be se- lllCllgeStlOn. Onepackaffe
lectedby machinery now being provesft 25cat aD druggiA.'
That itching, burning skm-truuble which keeps
yon scratching; and digging, is a source of ,di-
gust to others, as veil ai of torment to you.
Why don't you get rid of it by using Resinol
Ointment? Physicians have prescribed it for
many years. In most cases, it stops itching in
stantly and heals eruptions promptly. It is very
easy and economical to use. Acts even more
promptly If aided by Resinol Soap. ,
Resmol Ointaient is to
nearly f cab-colored that
it can be oscd on exposed
surface withouf attracW
inr undue attention. Con.
tains nothing that could
irritate the tenderest akin.
It comes in two sites (501
and $ I), tuvtr in Mi.
All drugriatt se'l Re
nol Ointment and Resinol
Soap. You'd better try
Ride Up in the
aaaaaaala eaaaaaak .saai
FOR CROWING OMAHA
The Greater Third Floor Departments
To All Shoppers
IT i s exceedingly
see such quick re
sponse to our efforts.
y ERY recently, be
cause of the vastly
increased business which
this store enjoys,' it be
came necessary to move
,'to the Third Floor, the
Corsets ... "
Silk Lingerie :
T N order to familiarize
our patrons with
these new locations and
satisfy them that the
Third Floor held fully
as much of interest for
' them in the way of eco
nomy and complete 'dis
plays, we ended the
. week just past with re
markable offerings in
Corsets, Underwear and
Silk Lingerie and the
to our efforts was more
pO' further popularize
we announce, in the last
column of this adver
tisement, more extreme
ly unusual offerings.
THIS store is growing
growing not only
in size and volume of
business, but growing
better" each day in the
service it renders to its
OTHER very import
ant changes have
been completed, which
make this Third Floor
one of the most attrac
tive in the store
THE Drapery Depart
ment, which entirely
outgrew its old quarters
in the center of the floor
has now been located at
the north side, running
clear back to the end of
the building and the
additional space given
in this new arrangement
has enabled this depart;
ment to make a most
of everything pertain- .
ing to Draperies and al
rpHE Art Embroidery
has spread out to occu
py the entire central
portion of the floor, is
now showing the most
and useful things in the
most appropriate man
ner. "DUGS and Floor Cov
erings have also been
granted more space, so
that the selection of de
signs and colorings in
floor coverings is more
easily accomplished by
the purchaser. t
TN a word SERVICE
better service, was
the inspiration for this
change in location and
the spreading - out of
these various depart
ments prompted by
tke very generous pa
tronage which has en
abled this store to make
such phenomenal strides
in little more than a
quarter of a century.
rpHE additional service
of three new and
beautiful elevators on
the southeast side of the
building, make this
Third Floor extremely
easy of access.
Shoes Are Best
For Growing Little Feet
They are a real comfort
to little folk and every
mother who wants her
child to be happy will first
of all take care that the
little feet are not cramped
or pinched in tight or ill
Billiken Siocs are Bold
here exclusively In Omaha
-and the reason why we
have taken over this exclu
sive selling right is because we believe them to be the best
Shoes for Children anywhere.
That hundreds of mothers think the same way we do is
evidenced by the ever increasing sales for these truly excellent
A FiTe-Roomad Apartment, With Room for Eyery Toe.
All sizes and styles priced according to size.
Main Floor, Rear
The Right Ribbons
For Knitting Bags . y
And Fancy Work
Beautiful ribbons for knitting bags, in plain and
We also have a very beautiful showing of bags made
up with new shape tortoise handles.
We also show all sorts of decorative ribbons, fancy
ribbons, light and dark colors, for camisoles, ribbon flow
ers and ribbon ornaments, for dresses and lingerie, also
for baby wear.
The Dress Goods You Need
Shown Here in Complete Variety
The fabrics that Fashion has set her seal of approval
upon are here in complete display andvthe prices on all
are exceedingly moderate.
All-Wool French Serge, made of the best quality Cashmere
yarn, in Navy, Midnight Blue and a full range of ell the latest
colors for the new style dresses; 42 to 54 inches wide,
$1.39, $1.69, $1.89 and $2.50
50-inch Fine All-Wool Chiffon Broadcloth, rich, lustrous
silk finished cloth, in a medium weight for tailored suits and
dresses; thoroughly sponged and shrunk,
Special, a Yard, $2.69
54-inch Fine Coating Velour, in silvertone, and fine silk
finish Bolivia in all the fashionable shades,
A Yard, $3.95 and $4.95
Notions and Sewing Needs
"American Maid" Crochet Cotton, per ball 6c
Dust Cap, all fancy colors, at, each. 10c
O. N. T. Crochat Cotton, per ball. 8c
Shell Hair Pins, 6 in box, at, per box. .3)4 c
Sanitary Napkin, per box. v. . . . . r. . . , 19c
Fat Colored Darning Cotton, black only, at 4 spools for 5c
Saa Silk, all color?!, very special, at, per spool , 4C
Hair Pin Cabinet, assorted sizes, 10c value, at ..... ,4c
Rustproof Dress Clasp, black and white, at, per card 2 He
Rod Cros Knitting Cotton, at, per ball 4c
x Large Bolt of Imported Wah Edging, 35c value, at 15c
InId Skirt Belting, worth 15c a yard, at...: " 7C
Coat Hanger, at ,...24c
Extra Strong Wire Hair Pin, per package, at .l4c
Auto Face Veil, 10c values, at.. 5c
25e Side .and Back Comb, at ... ......... , ;...'.,' 10c
Lingerie Ribbon, all fast colors, at, per bolt 5c
English Twilled Tape; per bolt, at 5C
to 1-inch Elastic, at, per yard : 6c
Coat' and Merrick' Thread, at, per spool 4c
Main Floor '
Help Production and Be Stylish
The women of France have set the example of
making their own clothes. Smart simplicity is the
decree of fashion.
You can dress in the latest Parisian style and at
the same time patriotically help production by the
use of Standard Patterns.
Make your selection now at the STANDARD
12 numbers, of Designer , .59c
Subscription including Standard Quarterly .75c
Main Floor, Southeast aide.
These Third Floor
The fine response to our
efforts Saturday prompted
us to again offer some
very unusual values for
Corsets, at $2.00
Corsets, in excellent styles, ;
made in pink broches, and in
all sizes, at this very nominal
We will fit these Corsets
, free of charge.
Cretonnes for knitting bags, "
about 60 different styles
ranging in price from 49c
Scrims, thousands of yards,
extra special, a yard... 10c
Orinoka Sunfast Fabrics
are Very beautiful in color
ing and are freely guaran
teed. We know you will like
them and we are showing a
Corset Covers, every day 50e
values ........... ...29e
Black Sateen Petticoats with
figured accordion pleated
flounces, $1.69 value.. $1.00
Of percales, very fine qual
ity, all fast colors and guar
anteed; many different pat
A beautiful daylight store, ,
with excellent app6intments,
enabling, every mother to
shop in comfort Quiet, ef
ficient service and the most
comnlete ' stocks of ' every
thing for B-by.
Infants' Cashmere Hose, a
Infants' Soft Soled S':oes,
for on day only, at this
Children's Cars and Bonnets,
in silks, velvets and plushes,
from the I'ttle plain tailored
effects to the more elaborate
shirred and ribbon trirorn
silk bonnets. . . .50 i . .
Kay ser's Lisle Thread Vests,
with hand crocheted lace
yokes, in white and pink, 49c
Women's Union Suits, sec-'
onds and samples, 49c, 79c
Children's Munsing and M-
Knit Union Suits, medium
''and heavy weight, three big
lots 39c, 59c and 79c
R. M. C. Crochet Cotton, odd '
to close out. Colors only in
Nos. 5, 10, 30 arid 60. Spe
cial, per ball .......... .6c
Black and Nary Blue Silk
Poplin Hnd Bag with am
ber handles, stamped for
bead and Kensington work.
All made up. Priced, spe
cially, at, each.. $1.25
Cretonne Laundry Bag, ex
tra size, good assortment of
lie;ht and dark cobrs. Spe
cially priced, at 39c "
Specirl Showing of Stamped
Sofa Pillow with backs, on
white and tan needle weave ,
and fancy ' art cloth. , Spe
cially priced, at, each. .. 29c
Stamped Night Gown, made
up, sizes 16 and 17 and good -quality
of Nainsook, designs
for crochet edges, special,
All-Linen Dretter Scarf, 20
inchevbv 54 inches, stamped
for outline, and Kensington
work. Special, while they .
last, at, each. ........ .50c
Hand Stenciled Crochet Bag -
Light ecru, tan and green,
art canvas, made and lined.
Special, at ......... . ,49c
Children' Stamped Pique '
Coat, 2, 3 and 4 years old, ,
made up, stamped collars and "
scalloped collars and cuffs,
special, at ......... .$1.19
Children' 'Stamped Dree -on
Mercerized Poplin, 2 and
3-year sizes. Stamped collars,
yokes and sleeves, with belt.
Special, at, each. .. . ... .69c
Ladje' Dr? Apron, made
and finished with rickrack.
Plain designs stamped r for
cross stitch, at ...... ,79c
Children' Play Apron made "
up, stencil design. Same in- '
eludes bubble pipe, edges
bound, complete with belt.
Special . . , ..... j .... . ,29c "