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VOL. XLVII. NO. 101.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 13, 1917.
0 Train, it Hot.ll. AMP IMT
M.w Standi, tit., te. W"u vJi
SAY 3 MILLION
IS ONLY STARTER
Say Banks Have Only Sub
scribed What They Want
to Carry for Themselves.
"This $3,000,000 subscription is only
a starter for us," said A. D. Weston,
president-elect of the Nebraska
Bankers' association which closed its
meetings here Thursday. "The banks
have subscribed only what thy want
to carry for themselves. We will
raise ten times that amount out in our
several districts before the campaign
John L. Kennedy, in his stirring
appeal tothe convention in the in
terests of the loan, pledged Omaha
to contribute one-third of any amount
raised by the rest of the state. "We
intend to make Omaha go some be
fore this campaign is over," a promi-
ennt out-state banker said..
The evening session Thursday at
the convention hall took the form of
an educational and musical entertain
ment. . )' '
Dr. George E. Condra. of the Uni
versity of Nebraska, delivered an il
lustrated lecture on the "Resources
and Industries of Nebraska," which
was highly appreciated by the repre
sentative . bankers of the state Dr.
Condra's lecture accompanied by
lantern projections showing sectional
maps and , typical . scenes illustrating
the crops and industries, the soils and
possibilities in the different sections
of the state, gave. his audience a new
insight into Nebraska's resources.
"You get an idea of the hundreds
of different branches of activity that
are going on i . this state of ours,"
one member put it.
The four West - sisters, Madge,
Vivjan, Eloise and Bell, wen encored
repeatedly, in their instrumental quar
tet selections which followed in the
"musical .; hour." A basso cantate
rendered by W. A. Haberstroth and
a soprano solo by -Mrs. C. F. Brink
nian were excellently rendered and
highly "appreciated by the visitors.
; The privileges of all the -Omaha
clubs "we're extended to the visitors
and many' took advantage of the en
tentainment committee's invitation
for a round or two at golf at the links
of the; country clubs of the city dur
ing the afternoon.
Refreshments and dancing at the
Fontenclle closed the convention pro-
Coastwise Steamer Runs
Ashore; No Serious Damage
An Atlantic Port, ' Get, 12. Ati
American ; steamer, in the coastwise
passenger service, ran ashore off the
New England coast last night and was
floated today, apparently undamaged.
The ship pulled itself free from the
sand without assistance and proceeded
oh its voyage.
Three Alleged I. W.
: At Chicago for Trial
Chicago, Oct. 12. Seven alleged
members of the Industrial Workers
of the World rectntly indicted were
brought, here from Minneapolis to
day, for trial. " They are R. G; Sin
clair, Peter Dailey, Carl Ahlsteen,
Regnar Johnson, Sigfried Steuberg,
Charles Lambert and G. J. Bourg.
LORD READING treat Britain' financial representative
to the United States, and Colonel E. D. Swinton, secretary
of the British war cabinet, leaving the British embassy in
Washington after a conference with Ambassador Spring
Rice. " '
I : ' ; J "
- READING AKD ' B-A SWJNTOW.
GUILTY OH CHARGE OF
Father Convicted, Wife Acquit
ted, in Strange Case of Sup
posed Unintentional Mur
. der of Child.
Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 11. Joseph
Wakelein, of - Melrose, ,was tonight
found guilty of manslaughter on ac
count of 'the death of his daughter
Loretta, ? years of age. ""
His wife, Sarah, who had been on
trial with him on the same charge,
was acquitted. The jury deliberated
nearly eight hours. Sentence will be
pronounced Tuesday, jaorning. The
maximum "penalty " for t manslaughter
in .this, state'' is' twenty years' 'im-
AVakeleitt and his wife were origi
nally indicted ior murder, but charge
was changed to manslaughter. The
state contended that when. Loretta,
or "Tootsie" as she was caMjd, was
sent home from .school on tm morn
ing of June 1,. 1916, for, a book she
had forgotten, - she objected to re
turning to school, and that in a fit of
anger Wakelein seized her more for
cibly than he intended and choked
her to death. Then, in order to di
vert suspicion, according to the state's
allegation, he mutilated the child's
body and concealed it in the woods
near the home in Melrose-, so as to
make it appear that his daughter had
been the victim of a degenerate.
f Herewith is a Partial List of Drugs
' at Greatly Reduced Prices
65e and 75c Manicure
$1.25 Manicure Scissors 75c
75c Household Eubber Gloves..50c
Castyl's (a mild laxative) ... .25c,
Pure Epsom Salts, per lb 7c
35c box Linen Stationery. . ... 19c
$1.50 Goutorbe Face Powder,
air shades 98c
50c Ice Mint, for corns 29e
Listerine . . .10c, 18c, 36c and 72c
V -lb Peroxide Hydrogen 6c
1-lbf Peroxide Hydrogen .....21e
$1.0aS. S. S. 68e
50c SyTup of Figs and Senna
50c Nadine Powder 29c
$1.00 Antiseptic Razors 19c
25c Mentholatum ....16c
25c Nature's Remedy 16c
50d Hays' Hair Health 26c
50c Orazin Tooth Paste . . . . .34c
35c Castoria 21c
A CLEAR, SMOOTH SKIN is ,
assured if you use
Pronounced Seinmv . Jo to mw,)
Used and en
dorsed by the
w o r 1 d 's most
Its daily use
keeps the - skin
soft and smooth
and the com
today. - Price Satur-
80c Melba Chocolates, per lb.. 49c
We are agents for:
Original Allegretti Chocolates,
Huyler's Chocolates and Bon
Bons, Crane's Mary Garden
Chocolates, Lowney's, Johnson's
and O'Brien's Chocolates and
Bon-Bons. In boxes from -lb.
to 5 lbs. '
Don't Buff Your Nails
gives a high, lasting polish and a
beautiful lustre without any
buffing. 1 ' Perfumes the nails, too.
A long-lasting bottle for. . . . .35c
EDISON'S MAZDA LAMPS
25e, 40 and 50-Watt . . . . . . . .27c
60-Watt Lamps 36c
We deliver and install, free of
charge. , .
Bayer's ,5-Grain Aspirin Tablets.
... ' (Sealed Boxes) "
Box of 1 doz., 20c; 2 doz. for. 35c
A large assortment of Pocket and
Pen Knives, regularly at $1.00
and $1.25, for 65c
$2.25 Houbigant's Ideal Ex
tract . ...$1.69
$1.00 Azurea Extract 69c
75c Locust Blossom Extract... 50c
$2.25 LeGrande's Combination
Water Bottle and Fountain
85c Hot Water Bottle ....... .49c
$1.00 2-qnart Fountain
$3.50 DeMar's Whirling Spray
. Syringe .....,,..... ..;$1.98
MAIL ORDERS REQEIVJE OUR PROMPT ATTENTION.
BEATON DRUG GO.
15 th and Farnam.
Defense in Draft Law
Conspiracy Case Opens
; Grand Rapids, 'Mich., Oct. 12. At
torneys for Adolph .Germer, socialist
leader of Chicago,, and-eleven other
persons .charged with conspiracy
against the selective draft law today
Tpened the deferrse" at the trial in
United States, district court here
The defense hopes r to submit evi
dence "to ' sustain its contention that
the defendants did not effect a con
spiracy to oppose the draft and that no
treasonable pr-disloyal literature was
circulated by them. '
James Cully Found Guilty
Of Inciting Draft Fight
Chicago, . Oct. 12. The United
States district attorney received a
telegram today from Freeport, 111.,
that James Cully was found guilty to
day of inciting 115 men to resist con
scription. The cases of the men in
cited by Cully were dealt with some
time ago by Judge Landis, who sen
tenced them to terms in the house of
OF THE TOWN
And Do It Well s
Boys on Our
This boys' etore is a place
for economy in buying.
Lowest prices, considering
quality. It's worth a lot to us
to begin with the boys. , We
count on holding their trade as
Boys' Suits and
Overcoats, $6.50 Up
$4.50 to $12.50
- Our Boys' Corduroy Suits
with 2 pairs of Knicker ar
winners, $8.50 and $10.
Globe and Duo Fold
Underwear for Boys
$1.00 to $2.75
K. & E. Shirts and Blouses',
, ttpecially selected lines, at
V 65. $1.25 and $1.50.
: Boys' Hats and Caps
- Misses' Sweaters
Complete line of the famous
Paul Jones Middy Blouses.
c'" ' Floor
GIVEN DOPE AND
FUSHT THE KAISER
Conscientious Objector Twice
Arrested f6r Avoiding the
Draft is a Changed
Gustav Eric Gustavsen, con
scientious objector, whose religion
forbade him to fight, and who was ar
rested twice in an attempt to avoid
the draft, is at last on his way to
Camp Funston, breathing forth fire
and brimstone and anxious for a
speedy meeting with the kaiser's min
ions. The credit for Gustav's conversion
lies with a certain wise physician at
Fort Omaha, where Gustav was com
mitted after being arrested. On his
secohd visit there he feigned sickness
and was taken to the hospital. Lieu
tenant Scott, the. physician who, re
ceived him, has a method of hi own
invention for such cases. He mixed a
large and nauseous dose, of cod liver
oil and similar ingredients, gave it to
the young objector and put him to
bed. In the morning the young man
clamored for a gun and a ticket tc
Thursday he, in company with two
others, was put on the train by his
board-and shipped to the training
canip As they passed through the
gates Gustav looked up at V. G. Ure
."Say, Mr. Ure, do you know when
I was at Fort Omaha they gave me
some medicine that made a regular
fighting man of me I" The conversion
bids fair to be lastiug, it is said. After
this and after a kindly talk from Col
onel Hersey at the fort, the young
man changed his views and thinks he
will like the army now.
Indict Six in Kansas
For . Anti-Draft Plot
Leavenworth, Kan., oct. 12. Indict
ments charging conspiracy to violate
the selective draft law against Ray
mond I. Moore, his wife, Lenora
Ship Sinks Off Lewes
Philadelphia, Oct. 12. A report
to the maritime exchange from
Lewes. Del., states that an un
identified steamer sank late yes
terday afternoon off the Delaware
coast. The crew is supposed to
have been picked up by a passing
, vessel. . No details of the sinking
are known at Lewes.
Warncson Moore, of Kansas City; Dr.
Kva Harding, Ike Gilberg ana Ernest
Newman of Topcka, and George
K'lfighe of Fort Scott, Kan., were re
turned today by a federal grand jury.
The indictments returned were the re
sult of. an anti-conscription meeting
held, on May -7. 1917. in Topeka. Dr.
Harding was a candidate for congress.
Mrs. Modre formerly was a public
Coal Shortage Ties Up
Columbus Street Cars
Columbus, O., Oct. 12 Because of
a shortage of coal the Columbus
street car system was tied up again
this morning for nearly an hour and
thousands of people were forced to
walk to work.
"DEAD MAN" TO BE
PLACED ON TRIAL8
Frederick Searing to Face Jury
on Charge of Attempting to
Defraud Insurance Company
New Orleans, La., Oct. 12. Fred
erick Roe Searing, former wealthy
Philadelphia contractor, and Eliza
beth Rendell, his former stenog
rapher, left here today for Philadel
phia in custody of a detective, to an
swer charges oi conspiracy to defraud
life insurance companies. '
Searing was supposed to have been
drowned at Atlantic City in August,
1915. Searing's wife in Philadelphia
had twice obtained judgments against
insurance companies for his policies
totaling $18,000. , ,
Persistent Advertising Is the Road
This greater store is to
day far more than a clothing
Here's a mighty exposi
tion of the finest eastern
clothes makers' productions,
and everything else men
wear, from hats to footwear.
ing a service in
stitution for dis
ple, an apparel es
ond to nory; in
The styles of
the hour and
tore service plus.
.JOHN A. "SWANSON, Pres
WM. L. HOLZMAN, Treas..
Men's Superb Quality Clothes
In spite of soaring prices'-wonder values
in American Best Suits and Overcoats
THE accomplishment of the seemingly impossible
has given this greater store its dominating, position
in men's wear selling. In the face of rising prices, the
tremendous buying power and evident foresightedhess
of this organization are again most convincingly dem
onstrated. America's finest tailored productions , are
'here and prices, as heretofore, based on our supreme
value-giving policy. We prepared months afeo. Our
patrons get the benefit. : : ' :
Distinctive Styles For
"Young Men and Men Who Stay Young"
College men, young business men, professional men, high
school students all men who want "Pep" and dash in clothes :
come here tor it. We feature the most famous lines of these '
fine creations. We combine all the best style ideas for your
selection. Military effects 'ultra fashions, double brent ",ed, ,
English sacks. Unusual fabrics and colorings. You'll not find ,
such a vast selection elsewhere, at M
$15; $20; $25, $30, $35, $40 '
Distinguished Fall Styles For
Men Who Are "Hard-to-Fir .
DON'T let the thought grow that you're "hard-to-fit" this is a new
age in clothes service, ready-for-service.' Big men, tall men, short
men or stout, all the many proportions are easily fitted here. Thous-.
ands of suits and overcoats. sDeciallv designed models, and specially
woven fabrics. Tailoring, fit and finish guaranteed. , Values absolutely '
beyond duplication. See them $15, szofzs, $30, $35, ?40..
Finest Overcoat Display for Men
Ever Made m Omaha
Variety and values in overcoats that set Greater Ne-( .
braska apart in a class by itself as supreme headquarters . .
for men's outergarments. Trench coats, motor coats, street . . .
' coats, dress coats, general utility coats; single or double .
,' breasted; rich, distinctive looking imported fabrics, Eng- .
lish, Scotch,' Irish weaves and finest American overcoat-'
ings $15, $20, $2?, $30, $35, $40, $45, $50
Visit Our Greater Shirt Store,
SEE the half block long display of thousands of shirts in their new
crystal cases. The brightest spot in. town for shirt buying the best
values, largest selection of ,
Manhattan Shirt, Bate Street & 1 x 7 AA
Shirt and Yorke Shirt. ...... S 1 .Oil lO p .UU
Including autumn silk shirts Splendid showing of patterns and colors.
Union Suit Store
- of the West
You'll find here every desirable
weight, weave and proportion in
men's union suits, Vassar, Supe
rior and a host of other fine lines,
$1.50 to $7.50
Buy Sweater Coats
Never so many practical sweater
coat styles, weaves and weights,
for every purpose. Wide color
range, all sizes, '
$2.00 to $8.50
Fall Hat Leaders for Men
Our leadership is of interest to you because we show more lead-V
ing styles from more fine hat makers than you'll seein any threes ;
stores in the state. ' ' - ? : 1 ;
Nebraska 'Superior John B. Stetson CA l fl 'Nebraska' De Luxe
Hata, 83.50 Quality Leaders, ?Tf 10 tflU ; Hats! $3)0 -
Oofufc & Knapp 'Hate,' $4 and $5,1 Bo'rsalino Italian Hats, $5 and $6 ' ." '
Clever Cloth Hats and Caps, 81, $1.50, $2 ; : : :.., ' ,
Men's celebrated Hurley Shoes, made of
genuine brown - and? Wack : Russia calf
unquestionably America's finest shoes for
men and, young, ,men. Exclusive here
see our : '
Fall Neckwear ; -
Here's the Neckwear Shop supreme,
thousands 'of luxurious heavy' new silks,
wide end four-iri-hands, full cut, extra qual
ity, finest neckwear made, at 1 '
50V 65, $1. $1.50 and $2
.CORRECT APPAREL" FOR' MEN AND WOMEN,