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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1917.
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I'lallnum Wedding Rlngt Edholm.
Lighting Fixtures Burgeas-Ursnder Co
Hat. Root Print It New l;-.ccn Press
Metal Dies. I'reuwork Jubilee lfg Co
S5c Luncheon at Empress Garden
Isldor Zlejjler has r.oved his law of
fices to 629 First National Bank build
Judge Leslie Grants Divorce
Amanda Cecilia Walters was freed
from John Richard Walters by Judge
Leslie, sitting in divorce court.
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weather strips. The Iliggin Mfg. Co.,
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Harvest Dinner-Dance The Uni
versity club will hold a harvest dinner
dance Saturday evening, October 20.
The dinner will be served promptly at
Carey Sells His Farm Frank J.
Carey sold his farm at Wisner, Neb.,
for $28,000. These 160 acres were pur
chased in 1882 for $S00 by Mr. Carey's
father, the late P. H. Carey.
Patriotic Rally at Church A pa
triotic rally will be held at the Holy
Family church, Seventeenth and Izard
streets, Thursday evening. Arch
bishop Harty has expressed a-wish for
all the Catholic churches to help in the
campaign for the sale of Liberty bonds
and the parish will take this oppor
tunity to subscribe.
Henry Coi, Violinist, assumes duties
of Hetherlngton during war.
Goes to Virginia to Teach Miss
Ruth Gaines has accepted a fine offer
to teach expression in Virginia college
for women. Her sister, Miss Martha
Gaines, takes up her teaching here in
physical culture and gymnastic dancing.
Exams for Radio Service Robert
E. Earl, assistant United States radio
inspector will come heVe from Chicago
next Friday to hold a civil service ex
amination for the radio service. The
examination will be held in the fed
J. T. Eklund to Lecture This eve
ning, 8:16, a lecture entitled "A World
Message," will be given by John T.
Eklund in Theosophical hall, 701 Bee
building. Mr. Eklund will endeavor to
make clear the necessity for existing
world conditions of the present day.
LcWe Theater Doors Open Thieves
found mighty slim picking when they
walked Into the Palm theater some
time Saturday morning. Several
packages of salted peanuts and candy
comprised the booty. The proprietors
had failed to lock the doors when
business was completed Friday night.
Margaret Hershey Gets Divorce
Margaret A. Hershey was granted a
decree from James A. Hershey and
awarded the custody of a daughter,
Darlean Octavia Hershey, by Judge
Day, sitting In divorce court. Cruelty
and desertion were alleged.
Borrowed Cart Gone let A deaf
and dumb man ,of middle age walked
into the Peregoy & Moore wholesale
cigar company at 1304 Farnam street,)
yesterday and wrote a request to bor-.
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row ineir puancait lur uuuui iwcuiy
minutes, writing that he wanted to
deliver some goods with it. He failed
to return and the supposition is that
he deliberately intended to steal the
cart Th police have his description.
Announcement The James Corr
Electric company, who have the larg
est fixture display in Omaha, are dis
continuing the fixture business because
they find it impossible to secure new
goods 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.
Fine Flreplac Good at Sunderland'.
Frank A. Kennedy Tells of
Nerve -Racking Experiences
in Passing on Claims of
FRANK A. KENNEDY
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With thirty-three years' member
ship in a trade union and more than
twenty-two years conducting a labor
paper, a lot of experience is naturally
taken on by one individual, but the
last ten weeks on the district ex
emption board for the North Flatte
district of Nebraska makes the years
mentioned lade into a mist
Day and nigh; devoted to reading
affidavits of men who wished to be
exempted, with a. limited amount of
personal interviews with interested
parties, at first interested me; then
it became a nervous strain, finally I
The personal appeals were the
things that pullea the strings around
my heart. Every affidavit seemed to
be the truth. The rush of the work
for the first and second calls was
Gets Nerves on Edge.
The constant, never-ending inter
ruptions, the slamming doors, "the
calls for members of the board to an
swer the telephone the flood of ap
peals coming in by registered mail,
the aged and infirm parents, the mag
nificent array of dutiful sons who con
tributed so generously of their wages
to support those parents, the fear and
dread of putting a man into the army
who should not be sent, the thought
of being a member of a board that
passed into the army so many men
who might nevei come . back, the
agony on the faces of those who were
held and the light that came into the
faces of wives whose husbands were
spared to them, the exasperation that
overwhelmed me when faced by a
man with five married brothers, who
insisted that he be exempted to take
care of his father and mother, the dif
ference in the work of local boards,
some of them doing their work fear
lessly and justly, others "passing the
buck" to the district board so that
they themselves might escape cnti-1
cism, the discovery of the small town
"public sentiment" that believed the
army should be made up of bank
cashiers and how vox populi raved
and caved when one of these varmints
with one wife and a couple of kids
escaped, the stream of young people
who married after the draft, who in
sisted they did not marry to escape
service, but begged for exemption be
cause they were rrarried, the aliens
who frankly declared they wanted to
stay home to make money while the
war was on the stream of other for
eign geeks who became citizens last
year to vote against prohibition and
this year begged for exemption be
cause they had families in Europe to
support, the pro-German guys who
said tough things about Uncle Sam
and the government, humbly passing"
the loyalty stuff to the board all
these things over and over.
I am sure we made mistakes the
Lord himself would be tripped by
that ocean of so help me Gods but I
never knew five men who made so
sincere an effort to do the right thing
for all concerned. I am also sure
Uncle Sam has been cheated. I pre
dict that those young men who cheat
ed will enlist inside of a year. They
cannot stand the gaff of friends who
give them the once over with a par
ticularly peculiar look, or the .hissing
sting of a less generous friend who
cuts them to the quick by calling
Generally, the married men were
left on the farms, and no men with
wives and children were held for
service, either rich or poor.
I woulu be disappointed if the
board's work was not criticised. It
was all new work. There was no
trouble like happened during the civil
war. The whole country has passed
through a feverish critical period and
the government at Washington still
This week I am up on the Katv
ranch, thirty-three miles from a rail
road, trying to get my nerves back
to normal. I know I need the change
and the Rosebud, the pigs, cows,
horses, chickens, hay and corn will
fit me for the second round.
Bond Committees Do Not
Want Cash Subscriptions
"We want fft make it plain," said
Mrs. E. M. Fairfield, chairman of the
woman's Liberty bond committee,
"that subscriptions to Liberty bonds
are not to be accompanied by any
money payments. The subscription
card is to be made out and sent in.
That is all.
"Then, as soon as possible, within
a reasonable time, the subscriber is
to go to his or her bank and pay for
the bonds or make the initial pay
ment if it is desired to buy them on
"A number of people have sent in
their cards with a payment of 2 or
more per cent. Where this has oc
curred we had had to send back the
cards atd the money because wi ac
cept absolutely no cash."
A large proportion of the bonds
sold by the woman's committee have
been sold to parents for their chil
dren. Some have bought them for
their soldier sons.
The woman's committee has ar
ranged for speakers to address the
picnic of the Omaha mail carriers and
the ladies' auxiliary at Elmwood park
Sunday and a meeting at the Young
Woman's Christian association at 4:30
MISHAP IN RIDE
IN STOLEN AUTO
Automobile Stolen From H. 0.
Clark Turns Over Twice at
Thirty-Fifth and Dodge;
Two Men Caught. ,
Danbaum Wounded in Leg
By Discharge of Revolver
Detective Benjamin Danbaum, 2711
Dewey avenue, received a severe
flesh wound in the leg from a bullet
accidentally discharged when his re
volver fell to the pavement as he was
chasing a prisoner who attempted
Danbaum was taken to the Lord
Lister hospital, where his injury was
attended by. Drs. Romonek and
The prisoner ,was Jesse Fowler,
colored, who had beef arrested bv
Detectives Danbaum and Van Dusen
on a vagrancy charge. A second
charge of attempt at escape was
placed against him.
An automobile, which was later dis
covered as the car which belongs to
H. C. Clark, 5724 North Twentv-
eighth street, and which was stolen
during the evening from Eighteenth
and Douglas, turned over twice at
Thirty-fifth avenue and Dodge late
last night and two of its occupants
were slightly cut about the arms. A
third occupant of the stolen automo
bile, whose name was not divulged,
escaped, and it is not known whether
he was injured.
Albert Herman, 2226 Foppleton
avenue, and Elmer Small, 1117 South
Eighteenth street, who were in the
car, were thrown out when it turned
over, and received slight cuts and
bruises ot. th,e body. They attempted
to escape, but were held until the po
lice arrived. They were attended by
Police Surgeon Nigro and are being
held at the police station for investi
gation. They will be charged with
Witnesses of the accident said that
the car, containing three persons, was
traveling at a rapid rate of speed east
on Dodge street when it swayed
across the street and suddenly upset
twice as it neared Thirty-fifth avenue,
and struck a water hydrant, demolish
ing the car.
It was learned that Herman and the
boy who escaped were sitting in the
front seat and both had their hands
on the steering wheel, swaying the
car across the street
The car was taken to the Capitol
Dozier of Missouri Pacific
Promoted; Goes to Home City
Two years ago R. M. Dozier was
general agen,t tor the Missouri Pa
cific in Memphis, Tenn. He came here
as assistant geneial freight agent, a
promotion, and now he returns to
Memphis with the title of assistant
general freight agent for the Missouri
Little Tots Give
Hundreds of bright-eyed little ones,
accompanied by their mothers and big
sisters, attended the three perform
ances of the little troupe of dancers
who celebnted "Cinderella's Holiday"
Saturday at the Brandeis stores. The
tiny Russian ballet, made up of eleven
little dancers, every one of them ac
complished in her art, performed with
all the winsome gracefulness to be
found between the ages of 6 and 11
Cinderella was never more fairy-like
outside the pages of a fairy book
than she was here portrayed by Miss
Gwendolyn Mayes and Carmen was
never so bewitching as was Frances
Harrison in the part. The dance of
the rose fairies by Helen Thompson,
Agnes Burns, Hazel Lewis and Mar
guerite Rhine, and of the fairy queen
by Frances Harrison, were charming
ly interpreted by the little girls.
A wistful, flitting little dance of
"Moonshine" by Doris Sccord and
"Cupid, the Page," by Ann Ainsdcn,
were daintily rendered, and Josephine
Thomas gave an elfish interpretation
of the humoresque.
George IVrlman and Steven Brady,
aside from their dancing numbers, ap
peared in the grand finale in the white
duck of stout naval lieutenants
guarding the little Goddess of Lib
erty, who stood in the middle of the
group holding out a cape lined with
the American flag.
The miniature ballet has been in
training fcr several weeks under the
direction of Mrs. E. John Brandeis,
herself a talented dancer, and her sis
ter, Miss Ailcen Frank of San Fran
cisco. Omaha Firm Excluded
From Government Contracts
The Haarmann Vinegar and Pickle
company of this city, one of the fore- i
most institutions of its kind in the
west, is unable to bid on the govern
ment's proposals for vinegar for the
A representative of the company
explained that the government BpeCI-
Pacific, with jurisdiction over fications are that the vinegar must be
southern lines, another promotion
The 4 order of promotion reached
Mr. Dozier Friday night and Satur
day morning, packing his grip, he left
for his new post of duty. His suc
cessor has not been announced.
The change from Omaha Jo Mem
phis pleases Mr. Dozier immensely.
He was born and reared in Memphis
and this takes him back to his old
Crack Amateur Skater Visits
Many Odd Fellow Lodges
F. Nelson Smith, who holds an ama
teur skating record of a half mile in
1:22, stopped off in Omaha yesterday
on a tour of th.- United States and
Canada, during which he will visit all
the grand lodges of Odd Fellows, of
which he is a member. Smith made
his mark at Spokane, Wash. While
on his tour he has visited 800 lodges
located" in eleven jurisdictions in the
United States and Canada. Smith's
home is 'nAVinninesc.
in redwood barrels, which cost $2
more apiece than the containers used
by this company, and which have up
to date satisfactorily met all demands
of the trade. It is further stated that
it is practically impossible to. get the
required redwood barrels in this terri
Omaha Capitalists Buy
Oil Leases in Kansas
A group of Omaha capitalists, who
have extensive holdings in Kansas,
Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming and
Kentucky oil fields, recently purchased
$90,000 worth of leases in the new
Butler county field in Kansas. The
Butler county, field promises to be
come one of the richest oil fields in
The purchase was made by Morris
Milder, while he was in El Dorado.
Kan., recently, to attend a meeting of
the directors of E! Dorado Refining
Payne Reports Activity
In Real Estate Sales
The Payne Investment company re
ports the folowing sales for the last
Hukla Peterson sold her property at Forty,
tint and Krsklne for $2.I1.
Peter Clarkan "old seven Iota In Summit
addition to Mrs. Uher for 11.300.
A. 13. Cramer aold JSiK Fontenelle boule
vard to Mr. Kelly for 13,100.
Conservative Savings and Loan sold tha
property at 4710 North Forty-second street
to Mrs. Andrews for 11.700.
Jamra Hill sold his property at 4334
Patrick avenue to Leopold liartl for $2,000.
E. L. Cosollver sold his property on North
Twenty-fourth, Miller Park addition, to W.
D. Perclval for 13,760
John H. I.utmnn sold his property at
Twenty-seventh and B streets to Nona
Brorkesby for 13.100.
Mr. Olbson of the city real estate depart
ment reports -nore buyers than he has list
ings to take care of.
Food Conservation Ordered
On Burlington Dining Cars
The Burlington has entered the
food conservation campaign and has
applied this conservation to its din
ing car service. Notice is being
served on dining car chefs and con
ductors to be saving of food. In cir
culars that are out the traveling pub
lic is advised .of this conservation.
On the diners on the Burlington
people are urged to cut out a portion
of the wheat and to cat more corn
bread. They are told to order corn
rakes, buckwheat cakes and hominy.
They are urged to eat less butter on
their breau. less beef, pork and mut
ton and to turn their attention to or
dering and eating fish and fowl. There
is to be economy m the use of milk
and in the future that which has been
skimmed is to be used for cooking.
Woman Severely Burned
Carrying Flaming Stove
Siciliana Sebastiana, 411 Foppleton
avenue, suffered severe burns on the
hands last night while she was carry
ing a gasoline stove, which had be
come enveloped in flames, out of her
home to prevent the house from
Her injuries were attended by Po
lice Surgeon Nigro.
She is the mother of two children.
ages 4 and 11 respectively. Her hus
band, Sacca Salvatore, is serving in
the Italian army.
Railroads Increase Business
'Without Increasing Equipment
During July of this year, according
to the figures of the war board,
which haveeeii recently compiled,
railroads of th -country hauled a
quantity of freight that was equiva
lent to 33,434,368.526 tons one mile,
or an increase of 20.2 per cent over
the same month of 1916.
, The incVease in business on the
railroads was handled with an almost
negligible increase in the amount of
equipment used. During July of last
year there were 29,888 locomotives
used in hauling freight trains, while
during the corresponding month this
year there were 30,277, an increase of
only 1.3 per cent.
During July, 1916, locomotives haul
ing freight ran an average of 64.4
miles daily nd during July of this
year the mileage increased to 68.8
The average run of freight 1 cars
during July, 1916, was 26.4 miles and
during July of this year it speeded up
to 68.8 miles daily.
RAIL MEN READY
FOR WARTAX WORK
Headquarters Kept Busy Pre
paring Schedules That Will
Include Additional Cost on
Tickets and Freight.
Railroad officials are lining up for
the application of the war tax that
November 1 is to be placed on tickets
and freight shipments. They figure
that this will of necessity cause a
large amount of work and that forces
in the accounting departments will
have to be materially increased.
Tickets that are sold at less than
35 cents are exempted. Others pay
8 per cent. The tax on tickets is col
lected at the place of sale and on cash
fares by the conductors of the trains.
The tax on sleeping car and parlor
car fares is 10 per cent of the cost of
On freight there is a tax of 3 per
cent of the total charge. There are
no shipments that are exempt those
handled by the government, for the
government and the transportation
of material for the use of the carrier,
itself, or its subsidaries over its own
Memorial Services Held
Today for Dr. Gallaudet
Memorial services for Dr. E. M.
Gallaudet, who died September 26,
1917, were conducted yesterday by
Midwest chapter of the Gallaudet Col
lege Alumni association. Services dur
ing the afternoon were held at the
Iowa School for the Deaf and at the
Nebraska School for the Deaf.
A sketch of Dr. Gallaudet's life end
of his work among the deaf was cited
by Dr. Olaf Hanson.
Bee Want Ads Produce Results.
TRY THIS JAPANESE
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Corn sufferers gather' round; set Tight
up close and listen. Here'a good news tor.
The real "Corn Killer" I here at last.
Ice-Mint, tha New Discovery , made (rem
a Japanese product, la said to aurely and
quickly end all foot misery.
Hard corns, or aof t corns, or corns between
the toes, also toughened callouses, Just
shrivel up and lift oft easily. It'a wonder
ful. There la no pain or sorenesa when ap
plying Ice-mint or afterwards and it doesn't
even Irritate the akin.
Think of It; just a touch or two of that
cooling, soothing Ice-mint and real foot Joy
. If your feat ar Inclined to swell or puff,
or If you have cracked or bleeding toes. It
will take th Inflammation right out and
quickly heal th sore and bleeding place.
Ice-mint prevents foot.odora and keep
them sweet and comfortable. It 1 th real.
Japanese secret for fin, healthy little feet.
Kvcry parson who has suffered with tub
born corns or tender feet can appreciate th
cooling, soothing comfort that It brlnna; ts
peclally to women whom fashion haa Uecread
should wear high heeled shoe and men
who have to atand all day on their f-et Try
It. Get a few cents' worth of Ice-mint from
your drugglat today and glva your poor,
tired, aufferlng, burnlnlg feet the treat et
their !tvs. There Is nothing better.
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"It is not an army that must be organized,
it is a nalion."---Woodrow Wilson.
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Buy Liberty Bond Jj
The bankers in each town In the state for obvious reasons should be the nucleus of the local organization. A repre
sentative from each bank should be on the committee and they should invite to join tThem the leading citizens,
merchants, professional men and farmers. '
The Bond Committee organized in this way can bring to their support capable and patriotic men and women
who will stand shoulder to shoulder for their country's good.
Buy Liberty Bonds and advise your friends to buy bonds of your country so that the mothers of our beloved
Nebraska cornhuskeri, who have gone to the front to defend our homes, will know that they are being clothed ,
As Governor Neville has requested in his proclamation that Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 18, 19 and
20, be named as Liberty Loan Days in the State of Nebraska, the State Committee for the sale of Liberty Bonds
earnestly requests bankers, merchants and their associates forming committees in each town, to devote their entire
time in their communities and surrounding country for the sale of Liberty Bonds on those days.
Let us put Nebraska in the front rank of states
for the purchase of bonds of this issue
Wtizn You Buy a $100 Bond, You Are Only Giving Your Country Change for a $100 Bill
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