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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1917.
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NO PENALTY IF MEN
Local Exemption Boards Say
They Will Look After the
Drafted Men if They
Come in Now.
The following list of men who have
beeen called for examination? by the
local exemption board of the First
district of Omaha and failed to appear
have been handed to the district
Nick Kale, 2635 Corby avenue; John
J. Duffy. 5114 North Twenty-fourth
street; Ray Floyd Rowley, 1720
Charles street; William Prill. 1154
North Sixteenth street; Phylo John
son, 2512 North Twenty-seventh
"It is possible these men do not
know they are wanted," said Henry
F. Myers of the First district board.
"I would like them to know, if they
can be located, that this board will be
lenient and will merely send them on
to camp, as was the original program.
It may be they are afraid to appear
now. but we will overlook their failure
to appear if they come at once of their
own accord. Of course, if an officer
has to bring; them it will go harder
The following men in the First dis
trict of Douglas county have been ex
, empted by the local board: Harry An
derson. Frank M. Kennison, Frank C.
Coll, Dennis O'Keefe, James F. An
derson. Tntf wtiv a vminir man of their
district who had failed to appear for
- - L ..1 l t, .tt.M , Sail
CASTOIUSUUH aiiuuiu u. taken iu
and kept there days without telling
him the cause of his arrest and with
out notifying the local board is puz
zling the board of the First district.
A few days ago the board started in
to find Joe Holav, an Austrian in the
First district, who had failed to report
after registering In Wyoming. He
failed to get notice to appear for ex
amination or misunderstood it and
was brought to Omaha under arrest.
The board was not notified and only
when they came to trace the matter
tip did they learn he was back. They
went to the jail, where the man re
ceived them as rescuing angels and
v fell on their necks with joy.
He seemed not to understand why
he was in jail. Informed that he was
wanted for the army, he beamed with
happiness. ; , ,
'Am I grafted now?" he asked
eagerly. Mr. lire and Henry Myers
assured him he was "grafted." Yes
terday he left for Fort Funston. glad
to be on the way, with jail far in the
. past. , .
Mothers to Hear
First Hand From
Boys at Funston
The five Omaha soldiers from
Camp Funston who are to talk Lib-
erty loan in Omaha will arrive here
Monday. Transportation money has
been forwarded to their by the local
committee. The men are J. F.Keel,
Robert Loomis, Clarence Darlow, A.
L. Laurance Ind Paul Selby. h
A patriotic entertainment for these
boys aid' their parents while, in
.Omaha is planned to take place some
evening next week at the Commei
cial club rooms. - The furlough ot
these boys, will be taken as an oc
casion for holding a general celebra
tion for the mothers and fathers of
any and all Om?ha boys .now in
training at Funston. ... t
Cost of Insurance for
Sailors Greatly Reduced
Washington, Oct 12. Reduction of
approximately 25 per cent recently by
the government In war risk Insurance
rates on vessels traversing the war
zone was followed today by a reduc
tion of one-third in premiums on the
insurances of officers and crews on
As in the case of the previous re
duction, "decrease of risk" wss as
signed by the government as the im-
jelling cause. The new rate, which
s effective immediately, is 50 cents
. per $100; the old rate was 75 cents.
The reduction applies to crews of all
..American vessels sailing between
American ports and alt European
ports and: African ports : on the
"Announcement also is made,"
reads a statement issued by the Treas
ury department, "of a ruling now
making mandatory seamen i insur
surance on all vessels trading to the
Azores, the Canary islands and the
ports of Morocco. , .... ,.
. New York Students '
: Oppose Military Training
? New York, Oct. 12. An increase
this year of from forty to eiahty
minutes in the school day here for
military training was given as the
cause of a strike today of a number of
nigh schou stuuents. Miss Anna
Lederer, as hea of a students' com
mittee, told an aldermanic committee
, on public welfare that 600 students
Had struck and that 4.000 would fol
low unless military training were dis
continued. . .
Herbert Young, Well Knr.vn
" Journalist, Dies In Chicago
Chicago, Oct. 12. Herbert M.
Young, a newspaper man known in
many cities, died here today of heart
disease at the age of 49 He was a
. director of the Scrippa-McRae league
of newspapers from 1883 to 1900, also
serving with the St Louis Chronicle
and Cleveland Press during 1 those
years. In 1900 be engaged in business
in New York. He will be buried Sat
urday at Keokuk. Ia.
New Chinese Republic
: 1 Celebrates Anniversary
Peking, Oct 12. President Feng
K.wo Chang yesterday reviewed
22,000 troops in connection with the
celebration of the anniversary of the
Chinese republic. A feature of the
review was a night by a Chinese avia
far mhn hA rnnatrnrtd hia own ma.
chine. The airplane was of .the
"pusher type, witn the propeller be
hind and a machine gun in front -
Mining Engineers Visit i f ;s ;
Lead and Zinc District
Miami, OkL. Oct 12. Members of
the American Institute t Mining En
gineers, who held their annual, con
vention in St. Lwnis this week, ' ar
rived today for an inspection of the
- lead and sine mining district; . -
Motorcycle Recovered ,
After Notices Are Printed
At eight bells Thursday night a
high-powered motorcycle owned by
Edwin Greevy, 2914 Hickory street,
wai stolen, and at eight o'clock this
morning the vehicle was recovered
near Hanscom park. M. J. Greevy,
father of the victim, had just finished
running off 100 postal card notices on
a multigraph machine in Chief Dunn's
office when recovery of the machine
was announced over the telephone.
"Guess I"! save these cards for next
time," commented Mr. Greevy. pere.
$10,000 LIBERTY TO
OLD PEOPLE'S HOME
Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Dietz Give
it to the Endowment Fund;
Many Other Gifts Are
The board of trustees of the new
Old People's home, on Fontenelle
boulevard, is gratified that the friends
of the home are so well pleased with
the new building, as has been evi
denced by the numerous words and
messages of approval heard since the
formal reception and opening. The
board says that the desire has been
to provide a comfortable, homelike
home and the comments show that
the desired result has been obtained.
The board was most gratified Tues
day evening by a denotation of a $10.
000 Liberty 'bond by Mr. and Mrs. C.
N. Dietz, who have been patrons ot
the home for many years. This bond
goes to the endowment fund of the
home A copy of Sadler's picture,
"Sweethearts Still," was received from
Mrs. Dietz and is hung in th. re
ception hall over the mahogany do
nation stand, donated ana enaowea
by Mrs. Dietz.
Several checks and cash donations
were received during the reception.
showing ahe approval of the public,
and these will be used to meet the re
maining expenses incurred in the
erection of the building.
Rev. W. O. Anderson of the Cal
vary Baptist church will conduct
services at the home Sunday after
noon at 3:30, when Mrs. Anderspn
will sing. ,
Issue Official Resume
Of Congressional Work
Washington. Oct. 12. An official
resume of the activities of congress
during the last session was issued at
the capitol today. Compiled by W.
Ray Loomis, assistant superintendent
of the house document room, it gives
not only the status of all war legis
lation, but deals also with miscella
neous enactments, lists all laws of
this congress bearing on the interna
tional situation and provides for the
first time a ready government guide
to the legislative situation up to the
beginning of the December session
Under the head ot notable dates,
the resume begins with President
Wilsons proclamation ot March zi,
calling congress into extraordinary
session, and concludes witn tne nouse
rceotion to the Japanese war com
mission, September 5. Recording the
bilhsigned by the president on June
IS abDrooriating $3,281,094,141 for the
military and naval establishments as
the "largest appropriation known to
this or any other country up to tnai
time. Including $105,000,000 for an
emergency shipping fund with which
to begm construction ot tne greatest
merchant fleet the world has ever
seen, it says that the deficiency bill
signed October 6 by the president, ap
propriating . $5,336,666,016, and more
than $2,000,000,000 more authorized,
is the largest appropriation act passed
by Jhis or any other country.
Columbia Students Meet
To Discuss "Free Speech"
Mw. York. Oct 12. A sreneral
meeting of the student body of
Columbia university is set for today
in the gymnasium to consider the con
troversy over academic "free speech,
which has arisen as a result of the
resignation of Profs. J. McK Cattell
and Henry W. L. Dana. The meeting
has been janctloned by the secretary
6f the mive'sity. i
While 'the students are preparing
for their mass meeting a "committee
of nine" of the faculty Is preparing
a memorandum for submission to the
trustees, in which reforms will , be
recommended. It was said that one of
the most important recommendations
would be that members of the factulty
who are charged with acts tending
to bring discredit upon the university
be not dismissed Until they have been
given a trial before a jury of their
fellow pr fessors.
Workmen and Soldiers
Ask Nikitin to Resign
Petrograd, Oct 12. The central
mmmitlM tf the Ptrncrrad council
of workmen's and soldiers' delegates
nai invucu w. aiimuu iu icaiu 1111
membership in the new government
nn thf orntind that it fails to reflect
the ideals of the workmen's and sol
diers' organization. M. Nitikin was a
member of the council of five and in
the nresent cabinet is minister of the
Discharged for Murder .
And Arrested as a Drunk
Viola Smith, recently acquitted of
the murder of Louis McCarthy, was
arrested yesterday by Officer Boegh
and booked r; the police station on a
charge ot being drunk. She was dis
charged in court this morning.
: Ladies' Clothing
Furnishings and Shoes,
At Less Than Elsewhere
Come and see
for yourself V'-'
We guarantee you great
savings on titrj
Look for the sign.
J. Helphand Co thing Co.
314-16 North 16th St
Bag Sale Saturday, $1.00
About 1,200 Exceptionally
HERE COMES ANOTHER of our
famous Bag Sales this time we have
made a special purchase of Bags that
are worth from 2.00 to $5.00 and put
the one price upon them.
They include Real Seal, Real Walrus,
Fancy Colored Paisley leathers, fine
chiffon velvets, Real Moroccos, in all
All the Newest Shapes and Styles
With leather up, to the high point in
price it is at present, these are simply
wonderful offerings. .,
Com Early. and Cat First Selection.
Tailored Suits of Broadcloth, Poplin,
Velours and Oxford Cloth in belted and
straight line models; trimmed with braid
ing, buttons and velvet
. At $35.00
Dressy and Tailored Suits of Oxford,
Broadcloth, Mannish Stripes and Velours
in attractively fur trimmed and plain
Fashionable Fall Suits
$25, $35, $45
For Women, Small Women
Not only the Women's Apparel Depart
ment, but the Specialty Shop for Misses and
Small Women join in this announcement of
the most fashionable Suits for Fall. Al
though'there are but three prices, the stock
is so broad and comprehensive that you
cannot fail to find just what you seek in the
very best of styles and excellent materials.
We have never made a better show
ing of Suits from the simple, but ex
tremely smart plain tailored effects,
to the most elaborately trimmed and
braided affairs, we have them all
and in every style you desire, includ
ing those fascinating "youthful" mod
els which have made this Specialty
Shop for Misses and Small Women
Dressy Suits of Rayonner Cloth, Ve
lour and Silver-tone. Fashionable
models with collars and cuffs and sides
trimmed with Brook Mink and Hudson
Every suit presented in this sale is a
copy of an exclusive model developed
to meet the requirements of American
women. They are made of fine fabrics
and will fill the most exacting require
ments. Colors are black, navy, plum, green,
taupey beet root, reindeer and Oxford.
Sizes from Misses' 16s to Stylish
Stout 62s. ' 1
Style. Health, Comfort. Economy
In These Corsets
The four great Corset needs of women
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IS iLv (JJ "aay are muy met Dy
. " "
iZO Style is shown in every modish line. Through
their hygienic features they produce better style ef
fects than many other corsets.,
fcjj? Health is promoted by their remarkable hygienic
iii. service. "
irt4"" Comfort la assured by the perfect fit and correct
'---or1 V support of Nemo Corsets.
ii' you need any particular form of support, consult our
Corsetieres we have in our department a Nemo Institute
graduate, who is always glad to explain the merits of the
various Nemo features and why a corset is designed for
levery type of figure.
We are Headquarters for NEMO CORSETS and have
at all times a complete line of sizes. t
Model 811 is very low top with long hipthii model is
especially adapted for figures large below the waist line,
with absolute freedom above waist qq
Nemo Style 312 for medium stout figure, low top, long
over hip with Nemo self-reducing strap to support and
mold the figure back into more slender aa
Nemo Wonderlift Corsets for slender, stout and extra
atout figures. This is a truly "Healthful dE AA
All Corsets Fitted Free of Charge.
Special Saturday Night
Served from 5 to
8:30 P. M.
Cream of Tomato with
Queen Olives. Celery Hearts.
Roast Young Chicken with
Celery Dressing. !
New Buttered Beets.
Cream Mashed Potatoes.
Lettuce and Tomato with Thou
sand Island Dressing.
Hot Rolls and Hot Corn Bread.
Green Apple Pie or Blackberry
Pie a la Mode.
Ice Cream and Marble Cake.
English Plum Pudding Hard
and Fruit Sauce.
Tea, Coffee or Milk.
Special Musical Entertainment.
Green Room. .
Another Sale of Munsin? Underwear
And Other Makes Some Seconds in Lot
With the Added space and facilities for displaying
greater quantities and wider, assortments of Underwear,
in this Third Floor Department,.we also announce' lower
prices than could otherwise prevail were it not for the
fact of our tremendous buying facilities and prestige.
Wornon. Mun.iag Union Suits In seconds, medium weight, the $1.00
and $1.25 quality; all go on bargain square, at, per . '
suit.. ....,. OOC
Women's Fleecy-Lined Union Suit, in other makes, with long sleeves,
Dutch neck, elbow sleeves and sleeveless, worth $1.00, at, C
per suit OOC
Muniing Union Suits in seconds, the $1.50 and $1.75 quality, In reg
ular and extra sizes, all on bargain aquare, at, per 00
Women's i Fleecy-Lined uJ Fin Cotton Napped Union Suits, In me
dium, light and heavy weights, knee and ankle length, Dutch necks,
sleeveless and long and short sleeves, up to $1.50 quality, 0 1 A A
at,perauit ... , pleUJ
And Prices That Will
Make Quick Appeal .
Women's Thread Silk Hosiery,
in fancy , stripe iace effects:
plain black and white full
fashioned, high spliced heels
and toes with dou- C 1 Of
ble soles, per pair, V 1
Woman's Boot Silk Hoso, in
colors also black and white;
all sizes, lisle, tops, re- tJJZg
inforced feet, per pair O C
Women. Fiber Silk Hose, black
white and colors; seamless,
spliced heels and toes. CQ
Per pair 027C
Women'. Fiber and Lisle Hose,
in colors and also white and
black; all seamless; per Q C
pair ........ OOC
And With the Arrival of 1
y(ADE EXPRESSLY FOR DRANDEIS STORES O 1
The Brandeis Little
For Three Performa
The Hats Cinderella brings with her this season are the pretties
little face all the prettier the "dearest" li
riirht thine to say about them. Somffwcharat
and velvets. Also a lot of tailored Hats tw
$2.00 Always for Theie)
Princess Cinderella brings these Hats to Brandeis
Stores exclusively, and that is why she does not ap
pear anywhere else.
I All Otihw Weak
Many Special Of ferin
Gloves for Children
Very special offerings fqr this Children's
CHILDREN'S LINED KID GLOVES, GAUNT
LETS OR MITTENS; durable quality, good
fleece lined, excellent fitting and splendid
assortment of sizes for either Boys or Girls.
Should sell, according to today's market, at
75c per pair and more. Saturday, rq
CHILDREN'S UNLINED KID GLOVES for
Children from 1 to 10 years of age splendid
fitting; come in tan, white and black, only a
limited quantity. Worth up to nq
$1.50 per pair, Saturday '.
Ribbons for the Little Tots &
Dainty Rosettes, sash and hairbow ribbon
A very pretty line of checks, plaids, in light and OQ
dark colors, up from uvK
4 -inch Special Plain colored, fancy striped Ifj,
ribbon, the yard, at iUL
Comfy Underwear for Little Folk, when the
weather begins to chill.
Children. Munsing Union Suits, in Seconds of the f 1.00
quality; in all sizes; medium weight, at, per 1
BiT.J . J t , .If tM w . 1 n
medium ana n.ary vv eigne r ieecy-i.in vu union 4-1
Suits for boys and girls, worth up to $1.00, at. . . .UrJL
Boys' and Girl.' large sii.s in Fleecjr-Lin.d Union Suit.,
medium and heavy weight, up to 16 years old, QP
per suit OfJL
Children'. Vest, and Pant., all sizes, in medium and
heavy fleeced, very good quality, up to 12 years, QQ
per garment, each.
Here are broadest stocks of the best Hosiery
Children's Black and White Lisl. Hose, in all sites fine
ribbed, double heels and toes. Splendid qual- OKn
ity. Value 35c; per pair, at. OL
Misses Silk Lisle Hose, in colors pink, sky, also black
and white, tine ribbed, elastic, double heels
and toes; extra quality; at, per pair
3 Pairs for $1.00
Mis...' Thread Silk Ho.e, In black only; all sizes and
ribbed; exceptional value; worth 75c; per 50c
Infant.' Silk and Wool Hoi.,' in sky, pink and
tan; very fine quality; at
3 Pairs for $1.00
Boy.' Medium Ribbed Hoe, in fast black, spliced QP n
heels and toes, per pair CiuC
Very unusual offerings for this Children's
Children. Shoe Special, SaturdayMade with black
kid vamps, black cloth tops, button style, patent-tip toes,
good oak soles; special prices for Saturday
Sizes QQ AQ
Sizes o rQ
114 to 2 p.i70
"BILLIKEN" SHOES are the best that we
know of for little feet they will not pinch or
hurt and with their five-room apartments a
room for every toe will permit the tender
little digits to grow as they shduld.