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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10,v 1917.
BY MURDER OF
Dr. Harry Lorenzo Chapin Is
Killed by Unknown Assail- .
ant in Room of Cleve
Cleveland, O., Nov. 9. The mys
tery surrounding the murder of Dr.
Harry Lorenzo Chapin, physician,
author and traveler, by an unidenti
fied assailant in a room at a down
town hfitel last night, remained un
solved today, although order! were
issued 'from police headquarters for
the arrest of a man who was known
to have been in Cleveland yesterday.
The skull was fractured by a blow
on the back of the head, and. ac
cording to Coroner Byrne, the fact
that the skin was not cut suggest
that the doctor was struck from be
hind with a heavy weapon, probably
a section .of lead pipe or a paper
weight wrapped in, a handkerchief.
Mrs. Chapitu the widow, told po
lice that her husband went to the
hotel yesterday afternoon to meet a
man who recently cime from Chi
cago, with whom he had had busi
ness dealings in the past .
Shreds of paper found on the floor
of the room gave the'police clues be
lieved to suggest a possible motive
for the crime. . .
Some of the scraps, pieced to
gether, were found to relate to an
express package shipped to Cleve
land, by a man in Chicago and which,
the police believe, was to be deliv
ered to Dr. Ckapin on payment of
$100. Police investigation developed
that Dr. Chapin within the wetk had
withdrawn $100 from a bank. On
the pieced-togtthtr scraps of paper
the police discovered the name of a
man for whom search immediately
was1 instituted. ' ,
Dr. Chapin, known to a wide circle
oMrienda as the "blind doctor," was
47 years old and had , spent the
greater part of his manhood in travel.
It All Depends on
How You Read It
Martha Powell and Bell Ryan,
president and secretary, respective
ly, of the Nebraska State Teachers'
association, believe an indignation
meeting should be held.
At the Union depot is a sign
which reads: "Welcome, state
teachers. BEWARE OP PICK
POCKETS AND THIEVES."
Misses Powell and Ryan, after
conferring with several authorities,
agreed that the underlined warning
wai ambiguous as to whether it was
directed to those who might read
the sign, or to the teachers themselves.
He had been blinded by the glare of
the desert sands when, shortly after
leaving college, he visited the ruins
of Babylon, in Mesopotamia, and
neglected to wear a turban or dark
Later an operation restored his
sight and he was able to find his way
about without assistance. He had
written several books and was the
author of a number of photoplay
Strangely, "Twilight and Death" is
the theme of one of the ooems fea
tured in his last published work. This
poem, entitled "The Soul of the Sun,"
contains such seemingly prophetic
stanza as these;
thi Anrelus ringing reminds me
That th evening or life in at hand;
D'nth takes ma awar ai ha finds ma.
TIma loaned I am to par on demand;
Oh, death's like tha aun In Its sinking;
W live, hut to duet we have a-one.
Of tha cup of life we're through drinking,
Than the sun-setting aoul must pasa on.
When Dr. Chapin left his hotel yes
terday he told his wife, she stated to
the police, that he was going to an
other hotel to keep an appointment.
Attendants at the latter hotel heard
two men excitedly discussing business
affairs in ft room on the third floor.
Late in the afternoon an inspector
at the hotel discovered a. man lying
midway between two windows in the
room, with blood streaming from his
The room clerk at the hotel told
the police that he resigtered a stranger
at 8 o'clock yesterday morning and as
signed him to the room in which Dr.
Chapin was killed. The visitor carried
a small black grin and signed his name
and city in an almost illegible scrawl.
Police believe both name and city to
the House ot Menagk
1613 FARNAM STREET
"The Store for Gentlewomen"
Don't Miss This
DNGLE SAM'S BOYS
MUST LEARN MUCH
Manual of Arms and Trench
Digging Varied by the
Three Its and the
of Their Regular
All are of the yery smartest models and include some
wonderful bustle suits Broadcloth, chiffon velvet,
burella cloth, pom pom and imported fabrics.
Every Suit in Our Stock Included
; Sale Begin Promptly at 8:30
An Early Attendance Is Advised. '
The HOUSE of MENAGH
302 So. A M hJ E' V Fir.1 Nafl.v
16th St. i IV IV El Bank Bldg.
- Your 1U Suit Need Not Cost You More Than
$12.50 i'to $17.50
If You Take Advantage of Our Monster Sale
100 Beautiful Stylish
In a Riot of Shades and
a Multitude of Styles.
" Serges, Gabardines Wool Velouiy
, Tweeds, Broadcloths and some wonderful
novelty fabrics. They are made up in the
season's most successful models, with
large collars and beautiful cutfs. The lin
ings are of best quality materials, and
workmanship the best Colors are navy, black,
Havana brown and green. Checks and stapes are
also shown and include values up to $35
$12.50 and $1 7.50
Values up to $40 5
Camp Funston, Kan., Nov. 9. Many
of the national army men in training
here arc obtaining an education in
other than military subjects and prov
ing that posters hung in' postoffices
which urge young men to "join the
army and receive a liberal education"
were making promises which are to
be realized. Night classes are being
conducted here for the benefit of any
men desiring to improve their educa
tion, and, as nearly' every man aspires
to be an officer, the classes are popu
Elementary subjects, such as read
ing, writing, arithmetic and spelling,
have attracted the most students, but
small groups of students all through
the camp are studying such topics as
telegraphy, wireless telegraphy and
salesmanship, while prospective can
didates for artillery commissions are
plugging on' mathematics all the way
up into Calculus. Aside from the
elementary classes, the French classes
are the largest with an estimated total
of 900 enlisted officers and men
studying to greet their brothers in
arms in their own tongue.
G. C. Dot ur, former principal of
the Lyons (Kan.) High school, and
prior to that connected with the
University of .Kansas, is divisional
educational secretary, working under
the auspices of the Yung Men'a
Christian association. Many of the
classes are taught by men who were
teachers in civil life.
A class for "seamstresses" has been
opened by Captain Ingram D. Hook,
a former Kansas City lawyer, who
pities the men in his company be
cause of the difficulties they encoun
tered irt simple jobs of sewing and
patching. He undertook to teath
them how to sew on buttons and
patches and the class made fine
progress, but some of the men finally
asked for instruction in knitting. Cap
tain Hook's "degree" did not cover
that subject and no knitting class has
so far been formed.
Step Taken to Lessen
Congestion on Railways
Washington, Nov. 9. A new step
to lessen the congestion on the rail
roads was announced today by the
Council of Rational Defense. Ap
pointment of a highways transport
rnmmittr. headed hv Kov D. Chaoin
Of Detroit,' Mich., as chairman, was
made to organize co-operation
among transportation agencies, so
highways and inland waterways will
he used more generally, especially for
short hauls. Other member include
Logan Waller Page federal director
of public roads: Henry G. Shirley,
chief engineer Maryland State Roads
commission, and oeorge a. rnaa oi
Vim 'SEETO 4jlfiD
1M I.I prqwasfea of nerll
elptto eradloate daadmO,
aatortat Ccriar and
treaty loQrajr or Fated Hair,
To Attend the
15th and Howard Sis.
Saturday Evening Kov. 10
1 Patriotic Airs by
The Perfect Day
Admission, $1.00 a Couple
of Christmas Cards
For the many who may not
have another opportunity be
fore the holidays to select
greeting cards from a large,
well chosen assortment, we
announce this early display
of distinctive new cards
both printed and engraved,
illustrated in many unique
ways and carrying senti
ments of the reason.
Art Dept. Third Floor
A Sale Saturday of .
Cashmere Boquet Soap, 10c
Extra Fine Combs, 25c.
Orange Flower Cold Cream,
25c a jar.
Nail Files, with "ivory"
handles, 20c, 25c
Powder de Riz, 18c box.
Mme. Isabell's Hand Whit-
ener, 21c a bottle.
Cut-work ribbons in a
beautiful selection of de
signs. Voguish for knitting
and shopping bags.
50N.BELDEN - CO.
(-Fashion Center Jbr ZVomen1
Activity THnraTuiglhdDuat Tin Stm Tte Fim Days
A delightful 4art of a suc
cessful luncheon. Mosaic de
signs are accomplished by
drawing the linen threads
by hand. They are very at
tractive and beautifully
made. H. S. Mosaic luncheon
napkins are $12 a dozen.
New Red Cross
Patterns on Sale
Several new styles have been
recently added, so that we
now have the complete line,
which are approved as the
Official Red Cross patterns.
These supersede all other de
signs previously accepted.
These may be ordered
at the McCall Pattern
Counter in basement.
l(i Complete Variety
This department now has on
display every conceivable
style and quality in the very
best makes. Ydu'll find
choosing unlimited in scope.
THE FUR SHOP
Furs of every sort, from the
least expensive to the most
luxurious. Back of every pur
chase is the 31 -year-old pol
icy of honesty that has ever
characterized the Thompson
Belden store. Wonderfully
attractive showings of scarfs,
muffs, capes, coatees and
coats in the most recent fash
ions. A visit to the fur shop
A selection of fashionable models
and favored fabrics, correctly tail
ored and beautifully finished. Coats
that will be warm and serviceable.
Very moderately priced at $25.
This is a special low price
and is important because
of the quality petticoats
offered. Your choice of
every wanted shade and
color. Saturday, $3.95.
Fine Woolens for
Suits and Coats
New Suitinffs in every choice
weave and color; velours,
gunnyburl, broadcloth, jer
sey, etc,, $2.50 to $4.50 yard
Wool Plaids Suitable for
general wear and particular
ly good for school dresses;
excellent patterns. (40-inch)
$1 a yard.
Women's High Shoes
. $3.95 a Pair
Desirable leathers in
, new, up-to-date models,
selling at this absurdly
low price, because they
are short lines we wish
to close out
Sold Up to $7 a Pair
We have taken All suits in stock'
priced from $25 to $45 and reduced
the prices. These are regular
Thompson-Belden suits, stylish, well
made of good fabrics, properly fin
ished, $16.50, $23.50, $29.50.
Serge and Wool Roguish for Present and later wear,
practical, serviceable and alto-
Jersey UreSSeS gether attractive. Two groups pric
ed at $18.75 and $25.
Bclding's Silks Here Exclusively
The most favored Aveaves and colors are here in
a Comprehensive display. Belding's Quality Silks
are guaranteed to weaf, but they do not cost
more than ordinary silks.
Satin de Chine, in twenty- Charmeuse, in a complete
five colors and black (36- range of colors. This is a
inch) one of the best of all quality that does not wear
silks for wear, $2.25 yard, rough (36-inch) $2.75 yd,
The New Silks First
A High-Grade Shop
To Please the Best Men
We Have a Selection
of Shirts You'll Like
The assortment of ; beautiful pat
terns in Manhattans is larger than
ever Madras, Crepas, Cheviots,
Oxford Cloths, Silk Mixtures and
pure silks, in both soft and stiff cuff
styles. Equally good are the selec
tions of Eagle, Arrow, Earl and Wil
son Shirts. You'll find any number
that please you. Sizes 13 to 18;
any sleeve length, priced $1 to $10.
Men's Fancy Hose
Stripes, clocked effects and all
the new plain shades Onyx,
Wayne Knit, McCallum and In
terwoven. You can't go wrong in
the makes bought here. In silk,
fibre, cotton, lisle. Sizes 9 to 12.
Priced 15c to $3 a pair.
Mens Bath Robes -
Our holiday line. New in '
designs and patterns and
color. Prices are practically the
same as last season. You should
see these before reaching a de
cision, $5 to $18.50.
Pajamas and Night Shirts
'Muslin, madras or outing flannel,
whichever you prefer. Cut full
and long. Dependable materials;
fast colors; the best of workman
ship; all the essentials of service.
Faultless, Universal or Brighton
night shirts, $1 and more.
Pajamas, $).S0 to $5.
Mufflers and Reefers
Plain colored silks, striped
and figured silks, all with
fringed ends. Fancy knitted
weaves, also, $1.50 to $7.
To the left at you ntr
"Arms and the Girl"
And Mack Sennett Comedy.
Lat Timet Today
HARRY CAREY in
"THE LAST MAN"
FRANCES NELSON in
"THE BEAUTIFUL LIE"
TODAY B5SSIE BARRISCALE in
Today MARGUERITE CLARK, In
"THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER"
Com In f "THE HONOR SYSTEM"
One Week, Commencing Tomorrow ,
Matinee November 11.'
Tha Photoplay Vartlon ! Rabart Hiehan'a World-Famon Novel
"The Garden Of Allah"
With Helen War and 5,000 Other.
Continuaua 1 p. as. to S p. m. and 7 p. m. to 11 p. aa. All Saata, SSet, Bona, BOc
Horn of tha Big Double Show
ComoJy Musical Satlro on Collef Llfo
Comedy Novolty Mmleal Acta.
Mirth and Harmony
Tha BiggMt American Play Ever Written.
SZSSJSSSSk "F ne Feathen"
Aa Abyee of
Sin i Death.
Tonight, 85c. 380, Kt. 7S Mat- 150. ?S. 800.
MAT. TODAY, 2So
i let Tiur
The Most Daring and Sensational Sue
cess of the Season.
"AFTER OFFICE-HOURS" j
Matinee Saturday,1 28e.
Next Sunday the Photoplay
"GARDEN OF ALLAH"
THE BEST OF VAUDEVILLE
Last Two Times For
' And Current Bill
MATINEE TODAY, 2:15
cur& TONIGHT, 8:10
"OMAHA'S FUN CENTER" '
Daily Mats., 18-lS-SOc
Eveniaf . xa-90-T9f i
tftk Animal Ptwrara Trip at
AL REEVE Beauty Show JiVJL
FMmrlnl Pin ttWJS l& BMOtirol MATBK1A1
GIBSON, the modem Ulliu KuimM; Breddock A
Uiflibw. Woods Bitten. Ed. J. Gun!. Ksnoedf
Kramer. Geo. W. Soot I and tt Beorwoe Bnauttx.
LADIES' DIME MATINEE WEEK DATS
4 Day Cora.
Night. SOe to $2
Mat. 25c to $1.S0
WinchaU Smith e John L. Golden Present
Tha Saaaon'a Supreme Sentation
A play of Tears and Laughter,
Thrill and Heart Throb.
By Wtnchsll Smith (Ce-Author of The
Boomerang") and John E. Haziard.
. AND 9
Any Person Holding Ticket on CHEVROLET
CAR, Which Was to Be Given Away ai
7th Nebraska Infantry Dance
Can be refunded purchase price or receive Admission Ticket N
to Dance and Entertainment at
AUDITORIUM, NOVEMBER 25TH
Everybo y Invited. By CAPT. A C. McGLONE.
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Say You Read of Thetn in The.Bee
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