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THE BftE: OMAHA; THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11. 1917.
Brie) City News
I'Utlnam Wedding Bints Edholm.
I.l(hting FUtoree Barceu-Grandsn Co.
Ht Bool Print -It New Beeccn Prese
Metal Diet, Preeswork Jubilee Jiff Co.
5o Luncheon at Empress Garden,
Wants Notice on Calls for Help
ers. Adjutant jjoaas, 418 soutn Thir
teenth street, asks ladies and others
who call upon the. Salvation Army for
men 10 woric to noury her in advance.
Through the shortage of men it is im
possible to secure men to work on
short notice. Telephone Red 3348.
Give Time to Appeal Judge Walter
I. Smith granted thirty days' additional
time to J. Sidney Smith and Clyde A
Smith to file their transcript in appeal
of the celebrated "wild horse case" to
the circuit court. Charles M. Thomp
son, Omaha banker, was granted sixty
nays' additional time to file his appeal.
Probation Officer for Women The
appointment of a probation officer for
women was endorsed at a meeting of
representatives of charitable and socl
ological organizations of Omaha. It
was proposed that the appointee shall
have had practical experience and
shall work under the direction of the
Hoard of Public Welfare.
New Fast Expreas In order to
handle the increased business the Bur
lington has put on a fast express train
mat will carry through cars from Lin
coin, through Omaha to New York.
The train will leave Lincoln at 4
o'clock in the afternoon daily, arriving
in umana at b:&5. it will handle the
cars of the Adams Express company.
To Jail for Failure to Pay Alimony
James H. Fullerton. 2515 Dodge street.
was arraigned before Judge Holmes
ior lauure 10 pay separai niamte
nance to his wife. He was remanded
to the county jail till a bond of $500
could be procured which would insure
the payment of future installments of
HO per month. His wife appeared
Magazines for Soldiers--Through
Ballard Dunn the Union Pacific people
are gathering magazines to be sent to
the soldiers at Camp Funston. The
heads of all departments here and out
along the lines have been requested to
notify employes to send their maga
zines to the company headquarters
here in Omaha. From "here the maga
zines will be sent to the camp.
Announcement The James Corr
Electric company, who have the larg
est fixture display in Omaha, are dis
continuing the fixture business because
ey find it impossible to secure new
poods on account of the scarcity of
material. They have been Installing
fixtures in the better class of homes.
Here is a chance for someone to get
real bargains in fixtures. Adv.
Loyal Social Tonight- The Loyal
Social club announces a musical and
literary entertainment to be held
tonight in Mecca hall, Twenty-fourth
and Grant streets, for the bene
fit of Loyal lodge No. 289, JJ. B. F. of
S..M. T. On the committees are: C.
Curthrlght, T. Bird, J. Peoples, L.
Peoples, W. Brown, C. E. Bell, W,
Johnson, H. Dickens and M. L. Wil
son. Hoe fireplace Goodi at Uunderland'a.
Uni of Nebraska Women ....
High in Conservation Work
ft $m$ i a
Two University of Nebraska womenOWOrk these women have undertaken
under the direction of the college of
agriculture. Conservation of food,
clothing, fuel, health and resources
will be urged.
Miss Hall will work through neigh
borhood groups or women s clubs and
will go into homes to give demonstra
tions where necessary. Both women
will take part in conferences of the
Nebraska Federation of Women's
Clubs which meets in Omaha this
will be responsible for Nebraska
women's response to the national call
for conservation. They are Miss Maud
Wilson, state leader or home eco
nomics, an& Miss Mattie E. Hall, a
York girl, who has been named
emergency home demonstration
agent" for this district, including
Douglas, Sarpy, Washington. Otoe
and Cass counties. A special agent for
umana will be named sooih
Educational in character is the
Bolo Posed as II. S.
'Delegate in Paris
Congress Before War
New York, Oct 10. The assertion
that Bolo Pasha, under arrest in Paris
as an alleged spy and peace propa
gandist on behalf of Germany, posed
as an American representative at a
congress in Paris a month before the
war started, was made in a statement
issued here tonight by Daniel Blum
enthal, president' of the' World League
for the Restitution of Alsace-Lorraine,
Alien Enemies Escape by
Swimming Swollen Rio Grande
Laredo, Tex., Oct. 10. Of five alien
enemies interned at Fort Mcintosh,
Tex., near here, who escaped last
night, two are dead and three are now
in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, opposite.
The two dead lost their lives in try
ing to swim the swollen Rio Grande.
Officials tonight were silent regarding
the matter and further than that the
men used a duplicate key to the in
ternment quarters nothing was
known. A rigid investigation has
been started by military authorities,
it was stated. .
The dead are Hans- Freilich and
Their bodies were recovered today.
The 'three who successfully nego
tiated the swollen stream are Eck
hardt Kletzel, Herman Ehrwisch and
Liberty Bond Sales Fall
Short of Minimum Set
Washington, Oct. 10. Liberty bond
fapts in the chief financial sections of
ttfe country have fallen below the
daily average which should be main
tained to reach the $3,000,000,000
minimum set by Secretary McAdoo.
The Treasury department has set
in motion virtually every agency in
the country through which Liberty
bonds can be sold and now, it is
pointed out, the result is up to the
people themselves. To show the
country just what must be done with
out putting it off even one day, treas
'ury officials are seriously considering
the advisability of publishing a daily
compilation of returns from every
federal reserve district.
Germans Boost Leather Price;
Say War Will End :n January
Buenos Aires, Oct. 10. Coincident
with the American demand for Argen
tine dry hides to meet military orders,
and renewed British buying as a re
sult of the lifting of the leather em
bargo, the Germans here are buying
heavily and their competition in the
market is helping to increase prices.
German brokers say they are buy
ing on German government orders.
They'express confidence that the war
wKl end in January or February.
Prices of hides have risen 12 per cent
in the last ten days.
British Casualties During
Week Reached Total of 17,503
London, Oct. 10. British casualties
reported during the week ending to
day totalled 17,505. The losses were
divided as follows:
Officers killed or died of wounds,
311: men, 2,965.
Officers wounded or missing, 862;
Many Americans in Medical
Service Receive Decoration
Paris, Oct. 10. The army medical
service has awarded eleven silver-gilt,
fifty silver and seventy-five bronze
medals to workers in the American
hospital in Neuilly. The recipients of
the medals are thirty-seven men and
ninety-nine women, most of them
Close Tab Kept on World's
Series Games by Men in
Camp at Deming; Will
Buy Liberty Bonds.
Camp Cody, Deming, N. M., Oct. 10.
(Special) Lieut. I. V. Todd, One
Hundred and Twenty-seventh Field
artillery (Fourth Nebraska), has been
appointed by Brigadier General Frank
H. Mauldin, commander, as athletic
officer of the Thirty-fourth division
here. This means that the athletic ac
tivities of the men in camp will be
more systematic and co-ordinated.
The athletic directors of organiza
tions like the Young Men's Christian
association will be assisted and co
Teaching athletics to the men is the
general plan. Mr. Ashmore of the
Fosdick commissions ha announced
that a professional instructor in
wrestling and another in boxing are
expected soon. A regular schedule of
base ball and foot ball is being laid
The men at Cody are watching the
world's series base ball games on a
large ehctric score board, at the new
athletic field in the bed of an old
reservoir, which is being converted
into a stadium.
A- library of 15,000 volumes will be
opened in a new building near the
camp postoffice under the direction of
men from the American Library as-
OMAHAN LIKES LIFE
IN FLYING SERVICE
TAtn ff TT-1-VI 1
v. avuues, xujrwenv
With Kilpatrick's, Tells of
Activities in Camp at
sociation. There , are about 1,000
volumes here now, scattered in the
Young Men's Christian association
halls and base hospital. .
Officers and men here will be
solicited to buy Liberty bonds by a
committee headed by Colonel P. H.
Hall, One Hundred and Twenty-fifth
Field artillery (Third Minnesota in?
fantry). October 24 is the day set for
final reports and announcement for
the total, but daily and weekly reports
Will be made to headquarters.
Plan Community Houses, at
War Industrial Centers
Washington. Oct. 10. The Council
of National Defense; today took the
first definite step toward government
participation in community house
building in war industrial centers by
creation of a -board' to ascertain to
what extent local capital will co-operate
in a government scheme.
The board will include representa
tives of the War and Navy depart
ments, the shipping board and other
government departments interested
directly in war contracts. Members
will bq determined late today and the
board probably will report its find
ings within two weeks.
"Im Vaterland," German
Textbook, Out of Schools
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 10. "Im
Vaterland," a German textbook
containing laudatory articles con
cerning the emperor and praising
the patriotism and: love of father,
land shown by Germans in foreign
countries, has been ordered taken
out of the public schools of Seat
tle by the school board.
Peter C. Holmes, formerly man
ager of the drapery department at
the Thomas Kilpatrick store, n
training for the flying service'' at San
Antonio, Tex., writes an interesting
letter to Wa'.ter Oehrle, former mem
ber of The Bee family. The letter
"Army life is great, at least in this
branch of the service. I was for
tunate enough to be transferred from
the 105th squadron to the Fifth. "The
105th was a construction squadron
and the ritth is a flying squadron.
tney took sixteen noncommis
sioncd officers from the 105th com
pany, and, as I was a corporal, I got
my chance. The Fifth squadron is
the oldest lr the field. I am at pres
ent detailed to the-aeroplane supply
room, but not as corporal, for we
have to forfeit Our-titles when we
transfer, but I think I will benefit by
Schedule for Day.
"Here is the schedule for the day,
first' call ot reveille at 5:45 a. ni
Assembly and roll call at 6. Fifteen
minute exercise. We then make uo
our bunks and wash up. Breakfast
call at 6:30. School, study and work
trom 7 until 11 o clock. Dinner mess
at 12. School, study and work again
from 1 p. m. until 4. - We then have
supper mess at 6. If we put in apoli
cation for a pass we can go to. town
until 6 a. m. the next morning. We
are through at llk,o'clock on Satur
days, but most of us stay in the bar
racks and study. ; We .have thirty-six
aeroplanes, twenty-five quad trucks
six sidecar-motorcycles, oneseven
passenger Cadillac car. The men are
divided into crew or squads of eight
men to aiquad with an instructor.
Each crew has -its certain line of
work. There are'irtlhy of us going
up for flying commissions before very
long. They told itte, Saturday I would
get my turn to go up'with the major
some time next ..wfcek. We get to
take turns in flying-as passenger-observer
with some of the birdmen, as
they are called dovfffl here. They fly
trom ninety to ninety-hve miles an
hour and in a strong air current they
will go 125 miles 1 per hour. Talk
about fancy stunts" Beachv wasn't in
it to what they do'out here. Loop-
the-loop' seems to 'be very ordinary
and a good many times at that.
"Here are some of the stunts they
pun ott. At a height general v from
10,000 to 15,000 feet in the air they
very otten go up out of sight, and
that is going some down here, for the
atmosphere is very clear most of the
time. They do the tail spin, fluttering
leaf, tail-and-nose dive, side turns and
loops. It is the pint's delight to get
one ot us new boys and do the'stunts
It affords them great- amusement to
watch the expressions of our: faces
Your actions go a Jong way' in your
examinations, so I am getting, ready
tor the tunny work. Jul of these
aeroplanes are two-seated. The pilot
sits in the back Seat, while the ob
server sits in the front seat. It cer-
tainly is wonderful.
Only One Accident.
"We have only had one accident' as
yet One officer was killed in one of
those sidecar motorcycles. The driver
ran into a truck. W had an aero
plane funeral, the most spectacular
A new price advance mil
be effective November 1st
without further notice.
Price f. o. b. Toledo
Subject to change
The greater size'and comfort Zof Jhe
seats are instantly appreciated.1
Its big, four-inch tires and long canti
lever springs let you use its speed with
These are unusual advantages in a jcar
in this price class.'
And they tell the story "of 'satisfaction
for the owner .
Motor 32 h. p. at 2000 r. p. in.
Wheelbate 106 inches.
Rear Springs Cantilever
Tiret 31 z 4 inches',.
Fuel Feed Vacuum System
WILLYS-OVERLAND, Inc., Omaha Branch
2047-49 Farnam St., Phon- Douglas 3292.
20th and Harney Sti., Phone Douglas 3290.
OMAHA BOY'S THRILLING
STORY QF ARMY LIFE.-
for the nonflyiug. He was in to see
me again today, so if 1 don't pass the
flying examinations I suppose I will
be over with him but here's hoping
I can pass and I think I will. I can
tell better after my flight with the
"P. C. HOLMES.
"Aero Squadron, Kelley Field, South
San Antonio. Tex."
scene I have ever witnessed. The
casket, all drapec1 with the flag, was
placed on a flat truck, with a big pro
cession in the street behind, and
twenty aeroplanes flew above, throw
ing flowers down upon the casket. It
sure was grand.
"I forgot to tell you Bob Masscy
is down here also. He is in the non
flying cadet school and came in to
see me ,the other day. I was sure
glad to see him, as he is the first
friend I have met from Omaha since
I left. He said he couldn't pass the
physical examinations. He didn't
nave the sixth sense, so he is trying
Washington, Oct. 10. Redistribution
of the forces in national army canton
ments in the south, middle west and
east was ordered today by the War
department in order to fill up three
National Guard divisions in southern
states to war strength and to pro
vide for the organization of an addi
tional ttational army division com
posed of negro troop.
The National Guard divisions to
be filled up are the Thirtieth, Thirty
first and Thirty-ninth, all composed
of troops from the far southern states.
Drafted men from ti e nationji army
cantonments at Camp Jackson. Co
lunbia. S. C; Camp Gordon. Atlanta,
Ga., and Camp Pike, Little Rock,
Ark., will be transfered to fill the gaps.
The remaining men at the three camps
wil be consolidated at Camp Jackson
to compose one national army divi
sion. More Indictments Come in
New York Election Case
New York, Oct. 10. Sixteen more
indictments against election inspect
ors in connection with the recent al
leged republican piimary frauds, were
returned by the grand jury here to
day. This brings ffie total to forty-two.
Trading With Enejj.y Working;
License Foreign Papers
Washington, Oct. 10. Commerce
and ' communication restrictions au
thorized by the trading with the en
emy act will be put into effect within
a few days.
Postmaster General Burleson an
nounced after the cabinet meeting that
the provision authorizing the Post
office department to license foreign
language newsptipers already was in
operation and that within ten days
the department would begin to issue
Newark Adopts Commission
Form of City Government
Newark. N. J., Oct. 10,-The voters
of Newark at a special . referendum
election today decided by a vote of
nearly four to one to adopt a commis
sion "form of municipad government.
Never fcrou Old
Nothing concerning the profession ems
more putillnc to the ftr old public than
th perpetual youth of our feminine mem
ben. How often we hoar remarkt like, "Why.
I taw her k Juliet forty year ago and ahe
doein't look a year older now!" Of course,
allowance is made for makeup, but whan
they see us off the stnite at close range,
they need 'another explanation.
How atranire women generally haven't
learned the secret K keeping the face young I
How lmp;s a matter to get an ounce ot
mercoliset) wax at the Crug store, apply it
like cold cream, and in the momlna- wash
It off I We know how this gradually, im
perceptibly, absorbs old cuticle, keeping the
complexion new and fresh, free from fine
lines, sallowness or over-redness. We know,
too. that this mereolited wax ii the reason
actresses don't wear moth patches, liver
spots, pimples and the like. Why don't our
sisters on the other side of the footlights
learn the reason and profit by it T Theat
rical World. Advertisement.
Wednesday, October 10, 1917. STORE NEWS FOR THURSDAY.
Phone D. 17.
Delightful New Models in
Women's Suits and Coats
A MOST interesting collection of new
suits and coats are now ready for
your inspection and it is a collection, we
are sure, that you will very greatly enjoy.
We are certain you have nev
er viewed a more varied line of
suits and coats t such a reason
able price as $25.00.
There is ejvery style to suit every indi
vidual. Come and see which style is most
becoming to you.
' ' Burg ss-Nah Co Second Floor
Paris Millinery Cleverly Repro
duced , in This Showing Thursday
'CHAPE is everything this season," and truly here is
everything in shape some emphasized crowns,
some mostly all crown, some with narrow brims turned
down or up, some huge every way and "generally at
taining the effect of height
in the daring and alto
manner of the French.
Featuring hats from
such famous makers as:
"Moorehead and Jardine' '
What are the shades? What
are the materials? Their name
is legion, suffice to say that
your very own particular style
is sure to be here if you look
Burgess-Nash Co.-Second Floor
A Fine Form
a Fine Face
AFTE$ all, the acme of beauty
is the expression, the life, the
freedom, of a beautiful figure.
Ease and comfort of motion, un
consciousness of any restraint, per
mit this freedom, this joy and zest,
which gives true expression to
It is along these lines taking
health and joy in life as a basis
are designed and every wearer
stands as fine proof of its success.
Burf ess-Nash Co. Second Floor
WE take pleasure in announcing that we have added
a section where all sorts of hemstitching is done at
very reasonable prices. .
All work can be left at the Linen Department On the Main Floor.
HAVE you had any of this old
fashioned orange marma
lade? If you haven't, you have
missed a great treat and should
not let the opportunity pass to
secure some of our own make.
The 'Cricket" brand orange mar
malade, made in the Cricket
Pints, at 35c; Quarts, at 60c
-gallon jars, at. ...... .$1.00
' Bur(ss-Nash Co. Cricket Room -
The Third Anni versa y Sale in the
DOWN STAIRS STORE
Dependable Household Linens
Mercerized. Damask, 39c
64-inch heavy, snow white damask, beautiful
assorted patterns, highly finished, a big value for
Thursday only, at 39c a yard.
' Scalloped Bed Spreads, $1.98
Crocheted bed spreads, assorted marseilles
patterns, large double bed size, scalloped edge
with cut corners. Thursday, at $1.98 each.
Linen Finish Sheets, 98c
76x90 hemmed sheets, good, heavy weight,
linen finish, seamed center, for Thursday only,
Crochet Bed Spreads, $1.69
Hemmed crochet bed spreads, full double bed
size, snow white, assorted designs, for Thursday
only, each, $1.69.
Fc j ther Pillows, 49c
Fine sleeping pillows, new curled sanitary
feathers, good grade art ticking, 49c each.'
Burf tss-Nuh Co.-
Wool Flannel, Yard, 29c
Fine wool flannel, 27 inches wide, dark colors,
red, brown, green and blue; also cream ground
with fancy stripes. A wonderful value at 29c
Bath Robe Blankets, $3.98
72x90-inch, wool finish blanket, assorted flo
ral or conventional designs; girdles, 0"r and
frogs to match, a set, $3.98.
Bath Robing, 48c
Heavy wool finish robing for men's and. wo
men's robes, big assortment of handsome pat
terns, you will need one for mornings, 27 inches
wide, yard, 48c.
Jacquard Comfortables, $3.98
70x84-inch, heavy wool finish blanket com
fortable for top bed covering or lounge covers.
Just the thing for a den. Big assortment of pat
terns. Down Suirs Store -"