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THE.' BEE; :-b AHA. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 1917.
NEW SCIENCE TO
GET WINTER EGGS
Careful Breeding of Thorough
bred Winter Layers Secret
of Success, Says Presi
Eggs may be as plentiful in the win
ter as in the summer when a newly-
discovered principle of scientific
breeding, u shown in the educational
exhibit of the Omaha poultry show,
is applied by poultry raisers gener
"This principle is simply to select
eggs for hatching from the best jtvin
ter layers and to continue to,'do thU"
said President Munsen of the show,
"I have 26 hens at my place which
laid 45 dozen eggs last, February. In
other, words each hen' produced near
ly $1 worth of eggs in that; single
month. I, developed those hens from
' five generations of my best winter
layers. Every generation went the
preceding . generation ' one better. I
am still continuing the process. with
no end of: winter egg-laying capacity
jii sight" . . ; V
Generations Carefully Raised. "
A pen of White Orpington birds il
lustratinjf ' this principle is shown at
the poultry show. , There are three
', . generations in it One hen. in the
third generation, laid 23 'eggs last
. February,; the coldest month of the
year. Mie averaged neany an egg
It is valuable information of this
kind that this year's Omaha Poultry
show, "the first educational poultry
show in the world," is disseminating,
Mittendorfs Ken Not Hare.
The ctlebrattd Mittendorfs fcen
which, though 6 ytars of age,-' laid
327 eggs last vear, is still delayed by
a legal attachment and will not be
' here. To take her place, the man?
aKement has added two pens of rare
poultry, one pen of Sicilian Butter
cups, a speckled bhd and good layer;
also a pen of White Langrshans.' a
very large species of bird. There is
also a pen ot bngush pheasants, birds
of wonderfully beautiful plumage.
Attendance Makes Record.
The attendance on Thanksgiving
day was the largest in the history of
- the show, a little over l.CKJU paid
admissions being registered. It is ex
pected that Saturday will be a bice
day. Professors Ufford and Peters
will lecture Saturday, specially to
poultry breeders. " . V
The health off the birds is good.
' Only' two of them have been taken
out. They were suffering from slight
, colds. i I . '
Awards will be announced Satur
A. G. Peters of the burean of
husbandry, United States Department
1 ot Agriculture, will explain to poultry
breeders Saturday afternoon along
what lines they can assist in the gov
ernment food conservation program.
Nurse Sues for Biq Estate
That Is Left by Aged Couple
Alleging that Henry "Ehrenpfort
and his wife,. Mary, an aged couple
who lived 40 years in Omaha, prom,
ised htr their entire estate if she
, would act as a nurse and daughter
to them until they died, Alyce G.
Sharp has. filed suit against Fer
dinand Haarman, administrator, . de
manding that the Ehrenpfort prop
crty be turned over to her.
I Miss Sharp says that the old couple'
persuaded ,her to come and live with
them in July, 1911, , Besides promis
ing her their property when: they
died, they, gave her $4 a week for
spending money, she savs. Mrs.
Ehrenpfort fell ill soon after the ar
rangement was. made and had to be
fed like a child. Miss Sharp says she
also did the washing, the ironing and
' cooking, and kept house1 for the bid
people. Mrs. Ehrenpfort died De-
Three Sets of Twin Brothers
Enlist in Uncle Sam's Navy
.ccmber 19,1915, and Mr. Ehrenpfort
; March 191915. She cared for the
tuner iron uic ihuc ui ma wuc a
death ttatil hi own. f . V
. The old people made joint wills in
1908, each leaving all property to the
other. The wills were never altered
in favor of Miss Sharp, as she alleged
they promised, t - t V ? iv
ReY. Lyn Kelly Arrives fn
0mah4 to Spend. Few Weeks
Rev. Lyn ,G.. J. Kellj; came from
. Red Oak yesterday to "visit Attorney
A. L. Sutton and spend a few weeks
in Omaha, -i v - . w
"I intend to, have a complete rest
before I begin a lecture tour," said
the little minister, who recently went
through two, trials and was -acquitted
of the Villisca jnurder charge. .
C.I. Millch.aecretary of the Kelly
Defense league, accompanied Rev.
Mr. Kelly and will-remain with him
"until he gets on his feet physically
and financially," as Mr. Miller ex
pressed it 7 .' '' .
The minister, who put' Red Oak on
the map, stztes he is writing a book
:,. on his experiences during iacarcera
, tion and trial. He will feature the
Logan midnight scene which was re
ferred to in,; detail at the &ed Oak
trials. ', .
"The defense" association at Rej
. Oak will nofgive up its work to fas
ten the ax murders upon the guilty
parties, added Mr.'Miller. ., , .
Phi Beta Pi Fraternity '
. " Entertains for Pledge's
Joy reigned supreme among the, 90
stone hotel Thursday night Amid
the twinkling-Jights and gay decora
tions of the ballroom- the pleasure
seeking dancers shuffled feet to saxa
phone and banjo tajelodtes. ' Smiles
met smiles and good cheer was every
where evident. , . ? - -.
The affair was given In honor sf the
pledges of the Phi Beta Pi medical
fraternity of Crcighton college who
will soon "ride' the goat"" All 'the
members of the Crcighton. foot ball
team were present and received a
worthy welcome after having fought
bard for their victory over the Colo
rado eleven. . .. . . i .
Cripple Will Have to Explain
How He Got Soldier's Outfit
Floyd Wathin. arrested Thursday
at Grand Island by Detectives Dan
baum and Van Deuseo for the alleged
theft of an automobile, was turned
wcr to the Icderal authorities Friday
I W 1
. WILLIAM P, AND MICHAEL FLINN. '
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''-I - ,w V 'tf.'A W f - wir
k J C'"Vi';,'f
ALFRED N. ANp J.. VERNON (CO CHRAN. .
Six men from Carrol, NebH enlisted
lUncle , Sam's navy.. Every one
passed, the physical .examination; and
they were all sworn into the service.
An average of one in three can pass
the physical requirements.
Among the new recruits, fnere were
three sets of brothers': Alfred N. and
IV -Vernoa Cohran, Riverton,. la, en
isled in .the radio service;, Michael
and William P. Finn, Carrolf, Neb, en-
piea as apprentice seamen; win ana
Frank Bryson, Hawarden. Ia., enlisted
one as apprentice seaman and the
other as fireman. , The boys said:
"We, feel as though we were going
to get the kaiser's, goatl"; There were
no regret no serious faces, and no
dly drooping eyes. "Smiles, instead
7-real, true Yankee smiles I . , .
mot'nmg.li: Federal officials 'will inves
tigate how he came into possession of
a soldier outfit Wathin savs he is an
enlistedj man. .He is a cripple.
Retired Army Officer Dies
; ; , $uqaeniy While Traveling
New . York. Nov. 30.--Ma tor . Alex
ander (C.;.M. Pennington, U. S. A
retired, died on a train shortly after
its -departure from the Pennsylvania
terminal station today. The ; body
was taken to Newark, N. J, where
ucncrai renningion uvea, i , ,
Germans Attack Braye, -Storming
Berlin, Nov 30.-Storming troop
of the German cro'wo prince jjester
day made a successful attack against
the French positions horth of Braye
and captured a number' of prisoners,
Jhc war office announced today.
"In aerial engagements and' by fire
from the ground our opponents have
lost 30 airplanes and two captive bal
loons," the statement adds. - .
couples wno attended the rlii Beta
Pi fraternity dance held at the Black-
X Piano That Reproduces
the artist's own hand playing. Not a player,'
hut a human performer. Apollo are sold at
$650, $700, $750 up to $2,400, cash or terms.
A. HQSIE CO.
' 1513-15 DOUGLAS STREET
llf m ., tii kh, hi .- -m'm $JHj LiTLVyfV
HEW GERMAN CREDIT
Socialists Seize Occasion to
Talk Peace on Lines
.. . of Bnssian Pro
' " " pbsal. '
' Amsterdam, Nov; 30. The war
Credit of ISiOOO.OuO marks asked W
by Giancellor , von Hertling passed
its first and second readings in , the
Reichstag yesterday. The third read.
ing has been set for Saturday.'
tin the debate following the chan
cellor's speech Herr;Trimborn, on be
half of the Centrum, condemned both
a peace of aggression and' a peace of
renunciation.. He demanded a peace
bv ' conciliation, guaranteeing Oer
many's integrity, the security of its.
frontiers and its complete independ
ence, especially , econpmic. He said
the chancellor has the Centrum's full
confidence. ' f
Herr Scheidemann, for. the social
ists, said his party considered the new
government an advance, owing to the
manner .of its' formation. ' The social-
r's would support a parliamentarian
government, ': but, would -oppose 1
where there were differences of jOpin
ion that could not be bridged..
Pcoples of . the Warring', countries
must conclude peace with each other,
the socialist leader added, lhe Ger
man people did not want the Polish
crown tor new duchies, t'oland
Lithuania and other territories migh
determine their future as they like1
He declared that German labor joy
fully welcomed and supported the
first peace step ofihe Russian revo
lution and ardently awaited the day
when the workmen of France and
Great Britain would meet them along
the same lines. The development
which had become irresistible in Rus
sia would also penetrate, he hoped,
to other countries. Russia was not
defeated in this war, only those were
defeated who desired to tight to the
Deputy rischbeck, a progressive,
said he rejoiced at the chancellor's
words regarding the Russian offer of
a peaceful rapprochement and 'de
Clared that ' the! chancellor's policy
was calculated to pave the way for
The Russian offer 'must te given
tun importance. Jtierr Haase mde
pendent socialist, declared, but a sep
arate peaJiOith;7Rfissia is not
enough. He added. We want a gen
eral peace without annexation east or
west."' ' i.. 4 U J4 f, :
Bee Want Ads Produce Results.
, 1 sX' Wfh,
- THE STORE -1
Of THE TOWN
When you iknovy, that
your clothes are right
you have received full
value for your money
-and when you know
that a dependable
house stands back of
of each and every gar
ment you buy, doesn't!
that spell :: ;
We think it does and
spare no effort to ren
der just this service to
every man and young
man . who ' buys his
15 to $45
Exclusive styleav in Hats
and Furniabingt for
Men, . Young , Men , and
No. J 'jffidE- CK
Beginning Saturday, December 1st
With the advent of Meatless and "Wheat
less Days, we are ready to do our part with a
Profitless Shoe Sale
Why we can afford to do it! We have
more than done our.usual year's business in
the eleven months -past, and while we feel we
have done our part in buying Liberty Bonds,
giving to the Red Cross, Y. M. C. A., Etc. (and
will do still more when necessary, like all
loyal Americans should do), we want to do
V pets. , ij
CEO. T. WILSON, Mtr.
t -tan c
otir bit for our community that has so generously supported us with their patron
age for the last seven years. " 3
;. , When Shoes were never higher and with the cost of living at its highest
poutf, we give you the greatest opportunity to take care of ycur present and
. future. Footwear needs from the ;.
World's Standard Shoes
at Profitless Prices
, V- j.Efveryhoe .j.pur Big Stock will be sold nothing reserved. ' -
Pick' them out one, two or three pairs4, or bring in your old Shoes and have
them duplioated at a Profitless Price.
V Owing 5 to the varying wholesale cost of leather, we cannot quote prices on
.these Shoes in our advertising, but
We Do Guarantee to Have Reduced the
Prices from 25 to 33 per cent
lower than. our. regular retail prices, which; have always been below all compe
tiijpn for pr c'nss of merchandise, r ;
That pair 6f Shoes you were expecting to
buy for your Yuletide and Winter wear can
now be purchased to an advantage at this
Profitless Shoe . Sale.
Each and every pair is sold on its merit
each pair was made to sell for much, more than
we are now asking. It will be real conserva
tion on your part to buy here.
This sale will bring out an army of shrewd
women buyers who know good boots when
they see them. Saturday is when you should
purchase that much needed Dress or Walking
Practically all styles all sizes.
; Your Street, Working and Dress Shoes will
! give you particular satisfaction. ii ,they are
selected from our large stock of ' Walk-Over
Quality Shoes. ,v. ... v; v .,
. Foot' trouble i$ practically unknown when
you.haye your feet properly fitted at this store.
It's a feat to fit feet, and with us it's a
I science. Attend this sale and . buy a pair dt
, our. Profitless. Prices. , 's . . ; - '
Over 10,000; Pairs bl Good; Stylish and
v Serviceable Foot weai for Men
h i and Women v
t in;, button m and lace, Patents, Colored Kids, Dull Calf and Tan Russia Calf.
Thi is a sale you'll remember for years we doubt 'if .you'll ever have the
. opportunity, to attend another lifte it. : . - '
. Extri. salespeople have been "engaged; and to avoid waiting and to receive
quicker service, we advise you to come early tomorrow morning.
This Profitless Shoe Sale besides its Big
Value Offerings Will Place: on Sale 1000
Pairs of Women's Shoes at $1.95
in litgh, and low heel both button and lace. These Shoes are from our. broken
lines, and while we do not have all sizes in all styles, you will find so many
sizes in such good styles you'll want, to buy several pairs at our
extraordinary low price of .7 . ..,....;. .. Xat v
Many of these sizes are suitable for children, and will be found to make an
ideal School Shoe.
Owing to our Profitless Prices, we ran make no dellrerleg, no charges nor exchanges.
Walk-Over Boot Shop
317 South 16ih Street
Fifth Door North ot Harney
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