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? v: o4 - . . THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: DECEMBER 9, 1917,
OF HM RENTALS
Omaha Real Estate Men Be
lieve Something Will Have
to Be Done in
As an indication of the effect of
the war on rentals in the British
Isles, Consul H. I). Van Sant, who
represents the United States govern
: ment f-.t Dunfermline, Scotland, says
in a recent report:
"It can be safely stated that the
housing problen has never been so
ccute in the history of Dunfermline
as. at the present time. Rents have
' risen rapidly durinf the last three
years in the older part of the city,
the advance over normal times being
anywhere from 50 to 100 per cent."
"An ordinary mbiddle-class dwell
ing, renting a "few years ago at $150
a year would, if obtainable now,
readily bring $250 to $300 and per
haps a premium as an inducement to
obtain first option. As indicating the
demand for houses in older Dunferm
line, there were seventy-four seekers
for one house advertised in one in
sertion of a local paper."
Plenty of Tenant!.
"It is said th taif 1,000 .houses were
to be built immediately in the town
pfoper they could be filled with ten
ants within a month. But there is no
building ot new houses in the older
part of Dunfermline and until the
high cost of building material is re
duced or a new and larger supply is
imported from abroad few dwellings
will be erected."
The quesrn follows whether this
will be the effect of the war on rent
als in America, and especially in the
center of the country as is Oma.ia.
Of eourse, in cities where munition
manufacturing is centered, or where
cantonments have been located, the
rents have gone out of sight There
is a general feeling that there will
have to be a re-adjustment of the
scale of rent values, wages, salaries
and general cost of living to a higher
figure, but where there will b; equal
ity and jjsticj so that there will
neither be on one 'hand a greit
money-making monopoly or on the
other hand ill-paid workmen, clerks,
and department heads.
The leading real estate men believe
that 1918 will ee this re-adjustment
in Omaha and this part of the coun
try so far as rentals and real estate
values and cost of homes are con
War Play Written by Miss
Greene Staged in Omaha
Drafted.' a new war play written by
Misa Mac Greene. 2616 California
street, is to be staged In Omaha
shortly before the holidays.- The
dramatic club of St. John's parish
will present it at ths Creighton audi
torium, the proceeds to be devoted to
The production is to be under the
direction ot Mrs. isaoeua mci-augn
lin. who as Isabella Gilbert was i
utiat favorite several vears ago. She
is now residing in Omaha, having
moved here from Denver recently,
Prominent Bluffs Woman
Probably Fatally Burned
, Mrs. A. D.r Annis, wife of a prom.
inent Council Bluffs real estate man
and broker, was probably fatally
burned this morning when her cloth
ing caught fire as she was standing
over a crate readinir a letter.
She was alone in her home," 226
Bluff street, with her two children
at the time of the accident. The chil
dren were in another room.
When the back of Mrs. Annis' skirt
caught fire she began to scream and
tear her clothing otft Two carpenters
who were at work in a nearby house
heard her screams. When they got
to the Annis residence they found
Mrs. Annis unconscious on the floor.
She had succeeded in tearing all the
burning garments from her body.
Dr. J. H. Cole rushed her to the
Edmonson hospital. Her burns are
superficial and cover most of her
body. Physicians say Mrs. Annis'
burns are , extremely dangerous.
Comes to Visit Her Son
At the Ball6on School
Mrs. Warren F. Drescher of Hanni
bal, Mo., prominent Missouri club
woman, is at the Fontenclle, while
visiting her son, Lieutenant John F.
. Drescher of the Third squadron at
the Fort Omaha balloon school.
Mrs. Drescher is on the, woman's
committee, State Council of Defense,
which maintains a Hoover shop in
St. Louis. Here war breads and other
war-time food is demonstrated and
Hoover meals are served at 35 cents.
The women's . committee spreads
Council of Defense work through the
state by sending out women speakers
on special trains. Red Cross, food
, conservation and all lines of war
time activity arc explained by the
Mrs. Drescher conferred with Mrs.
A. L. Fernald, Douglas county chair-
Camp Funston Q. M. Asks Bids
On Million Pounds of Beef
One million pounds of beef and 1,-
000.000 pounds of potatoes are wanted
at Camp Funston. These are only two
of the big items the quartermaster at
Camp Funston wants for his men.
The Commercial club has received a
request that the business firms of
Omaha bid on contacts to furnish
upplies to CamD Funston. . In the
list is an item of 75,000 pounds of
onions, another of 40,000 pounds of
cormneal, another is for 15,000 pounds
of oleomargarine, and another of 35,-
uiw pounds ot butter.
Small Kiddies Give
Benefit for School
A benefit party was given Saturday
morning by three small boys. Clark
Swanson, who is 8 years old; Charles
Giltner, who is 10, and Gilbert Swan-
son, who is II. at the home of Gil
bert Swanson at 421 North-Thirty-
ursi sireeu ine sum ot jim was
realized from the play and it will be
given to the Webster school fund.
Count Von Luxburg Has
Arrived in Germany
London, Dee. e. A dispatch to the
Exchange Telegraph company from
Copenhagen says Count von Luxburg,
formerly German ministes to Argen
tina, has arrived in Bergen and pro
ceeded to Germany.
Persistent Advertising Is the Road
South Side Engineer Is Now
On His Way to the French Front
Lieutenant John G. Schultz, son of
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Schultz, 3926
South Twenty-third street, is on his
way to France.
The young lieutenant was home
for a short visit with his parents be
fore he started fir the trenches. He
was graduated from the South Side
High school in 1909. He is also a
graduate from the course in electrical
engineering at the University of Ne
braska in Lincoln.
He was assistant engineer at the
power plant of the Omaha & Council
Bluffs Street Railway company for
The yong Sammy received his
training at Fort Snelling. Later he
was transferred to Fort Leavenworth,
where he was given his commission
as lieu.en.nt. He, was stationed at
Camp Funston for the last three
Lieutenant Schultz is keen-minded
and brave-hearted. He is glad to go
to the front and he hopes to get into
the first line trenches.
Omaha Realtcrs Watch
New York Experiments
New York is in the throes of an
attempt to introduce the judicial sys
tem of registering the ownership of
real estate, commonly known as the
Torrens system. The Real Estate
Bulletin of New York City says that
this system is no longer an experi
ment and that 19 states have recog
nized it to a greater or less extent.
However, like any overturning of a
system which is old as the coun
try, and the introduction of something
new, the New York realtors admit
thai it will take som; time to get the
new plan in a workable shape. They
admit also that the enactment of the
law is. retarded by loan companies,
attorneys and abstractors and others
interested in the old system, and also
by the expense which is necessary to
initiate the new plan.
Omaha real estate men are watch
ing these experiences of other states
and other boards and were inret
ested in the discussion of this plan
by the recent convention of county
officials which met in Omaha. There
appears to be no doubt that the next
legislature of Nebraska will promote
this change, which has already been
begun by legislation brought about
Tom Ingersoll Notes
Secretary Wallace of the Omaha
Real Estate board is in receipt of a
letter from Tom Ingersoll, the popu
lar secretary of the National Asso
ciation of Real Estate Boards, from
which he quotes the following para
"You will be glad to know that
there is an unusual interest in Real
Estate board activity all ovcr the
country, and I assure you it is mighty
encouraging. Just as soon as the
war is over, I predict the greatest
real estate activity we have ever had."
Mr. Ingersoll is traveling most of
his time and has visited during the
past year nearly every city in the
country: his conclusion is therefore
The fact that the National associa
tion is preparing to promote several
campaigns during 1918, looking to the
betterment of cities of the country
an dthe conditions of the people is
evidence mac mis leciing prevails
over the country at large.
Waterloo; Creamery Buys
Site for Addition to Plant
Leroy Corliss, president of the
Waterloo Creamery company, has
just closed, through the Armstrong
Walsh company, the purchase from
Andrew Kiewit of 7llA feet of vacant
ground fronting north on Leaven
worth street between Twenty-sixth
and Twenty-seventh streets. This
ground immediately adjoins on the(
west the creamery plant at Twenty
sixth and Leavenworth recently pur
chased by the Waterloo Creamery
President Corliss says that the
ground is bought at this time to pro
vide for future expansion and that
the company will probably be obliged
to build' on it within the next year
or two. The consideration was $iu,
900. A. T. Elmer of the Amstrong-
Walsh company negotiated the deal.
A Simple Way to
tt.m.mhcF that wrinkle and bagirlnesi of
cheek or chin ar due to the muscular tissue
losing iU strength ana snrinmng. ine sum
la then too Urge In area to fit such tissue
smoothly. It wrinkles or sags. 1
To remedy this condition, tnerei noimng
o effective, eo quick-acting. aa a simple
wash lotion easily made at borne. Jut get
an ounce of pure powdered saxolite at your
druggist a, and a naif pint ot wttcn nam,
mix the two and bathe your face in the
liquid. This at once tightena tha skin and
solidifies the underlying tissues which, of
course, smooths out the lines and draws in
the sagging skin. It also stimulates capil
lary circulation, bringing natural color to
faded cheeks. Advertisement
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KIOflEY TROUBLE HOT
Applicant for Insurance Often Re
jected. An examining physician for one
of the prominent Life Insurance
Companies, in an interview of the
subject, made the astonishing state
ment that one reason why so many
applicants for insurance are rejected
is because kidney trouble is so com
mon to the American people, and the
lare majority of those whose appli
cations are declined do not even sus
pect that they have the disease.
Judging from reports from drug
gists who are constantly in direct
touch with the public, there is one
preparation that has been very suc
cessful in overcoming these condi
tions. The mild and healing influence
of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root is soon
realized. It stands the highest for its
remarkable record of success.
We find that Swamp-Root is strict
ly an herbal compound and we would
advise our readers who feel in need
of such a remedy to give it a trial
It is on sale at all drug stores in
bottles of two sizes, medium and
large. - ,
t However, If you wish first to test
this great preparation and tpn
to Dr. Kilmer & Co., Binghampton,
N. Y., for a sample bottle. When
writing be sure and mention The j
Omaha Sunday Bee. Advertisement: j
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Modern Shoe Company Opens
In the Paxton Block
Omaha's newest boot and shoe shop
has been opened by A. Tornskar, for
merly with the Drexel Shoe company,
on the second floor of the Paxton
block, and is known as the Modern
Shoe company. Owing to the reason
able rent, Mr. Tornskar says he will
be able to offer up-to-the-minute
shoes for men and women at most
reasonable prices. The large amount
of window space makes this a day
Man Held Up at Point
Of Gun and is Robbed
C. R. Crozier, 2117 Webster street,
reported to the police that while on
his way home late last night he was
held up at the point of a gun at Twenty-second,
and California streets by
two masked men.
The highwaymen obtained a watch,
a silk scarf and some small change
from Crozier. Police have a good de
scription of the men.
Your Christmas Piano
Should Be Chosen Now
Surprise Delivery Made Any Day You Request
that is to last a life-time
should be chosen deliber
ately and these are the very
jastjof the Shop-at-Leisure
In addition to our regi -
lar stock we are making an
advance showing of all the'
new 1918 models, this
means superior shopping ,
advantages to those makinir '
their selection here.
Grand Pianos, $450 arid Upwards.
Player Pianos, $350 and Upwards.
Beautiful Uprights, $200 and Upwards.
We are the home of the celebrated STEINWAY,
HARDMAN, STEGER & SONS, EMERSON, McPHAIL
and Our Own Sweet-toned SCHMOLLER & MUELLER
Piano, sold at Factory-to-Home Prices, saving you from
$75 to $150, and will make terms to suit your convenience.
Slct your Piano or Pl.y.r Piano now for Christmas delivery.
Start paying in January if you like.
WE ACCEPT LIBERTY BONDS SAME AS CASH
Schmollr & EViuelier
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y We have hundreds of useful and suitable holiday gifts in stock
too numerous to mention. Let us know your wants and we will save
you money. Come early. ,
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CHICAGO MAN TALKS
Robert E. L. Brooks, Past
President of Cook County
Board, Explains Torrens
An interesting feature of the week
ly meeting of the Omaha Real Estate
board, Wednesday, was the presence
as a guest, Robert E. L. Brooks of
Chicago,-past president of the Cook
County Real Estate board. Mr.
Brooks was here at the invitation of
the Nebraska Association of County
Commissioners and County Clerks,
which body he addressed on the Tor
This, real estate men feel is a very
important and practical question, be
cause of the high cost of abstracts of
title and the increasing cost year by
year. Mr. Brooks, in a brief, but in
teresting address before the Real
Estate board called attention to the
fact that there were two organizations
of real estate men in Chicago, the one
with which he is affiliated being the
largest organization of that sort in the
This large and influential body has
been doing some active and practical
work in behalf of real estate interests
in Chicago in several ways. He stated
a fact which has been repeated fre
quently, that the real estate of Chi
cago bears 70 per cent of the burden
of the taxes, which real estate men
During the past year Mr. Brooks'
organization has secured additional
real estate adjustment to the amount
of $20,000,000 assessed on great cor
porations, many of which have been
paying only, nominal taxes. This
board is also very active in other mu
nicipal affairs, the bettering of condi
tions, and the promotion of other
modern ideas . regarding the city's
Fair and Cold Weather j
Predicted for Coming Week
Vashington, Dec. 8. Weather pre
dictions for the week beginning Sun
day, issued today by the weather
Upper Mississippi and lower Mis
souri valleys) fair and cold.
You' can secure a maid, stenogra
pher or bookkeeper by using a Bee
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PIANO CO. 2!i2
'Safety First; Says Guild;
He Joins the Balloon Corps
Jack Guild, chief of the Union Pa
cific's safety first department, haa
received notice that he has passed
all the required examinations for
entrance to the Fort Omaha balloon
school. The notification indicates
that he is likely to be called for
service early in February.
Robert Loomis, son of N. H.
Loomis, general attorney, and now
a sergeant in the national army at
Camp Funston, is likely to be trans
ferred to the aviation corps. Word
comes tha. he has passed the exami-
nations and that in the near future
he may expect to be called to the
War Tax Receipts From
Theaters to Net Large Sum
Omaha and Nebraska theaters, mov
ing picture shows, etc., have not yet
made their returns of war tax receipts
to Internal Revenue Collector Loomis
Best results at lc per word.
More and more people each
day are discovering that they
can save .money and get the
Best Results by phoning
Between 8 A. M. and 10 P. M.
You are as close to
THE BEE WANT AD DEPT.
as your phone is to you
A Certificate of Happiness
for the music-lover's Christmas
T)V means of the Victor Gift Certificate reproduced above, you can give
Victor Records to your relatives or friends, and they can choose the
tnd they can choose
Properly filled out and signed, a Victor Gift Certificate is pood for
ny amount you specify. ,
You can easily arrange by 'phone, mail, or in person, to hv u send thun where.
ever you wish. Get in touch with us and arrange the details.
Victors sad Victrolas, 110 to M00 Esiy ttms.
A. HOSPE CO.
'The Victor Store"
1513-15 Douglas Street
for the month of November because
the blanks for this purpose have not
been received here. The payment of
the war tax is to be made on the first
of each month.
"While we haven't taken any money
yet, we known that the receipts from
this source will be much larger than
we anticipated," said Deputy Collector
North. "One amusement syndicate of
the state collected $2,600 war tax in"
the month of November."
Eugene Ysaye, Violinist,
To Give Concert in Omaha
The next event of jmportance for
Omaha music lovers is the concert
which will be given at .the Omaha
Auditorium January 4 to Eugene
Ysaye comes to Omaha as one of
the municipal concert events. Man
ager Charles Franke prevailed upon
the violinist to present his concert at
Ysaye is regarded as one of the
most talented of modern musicians
and he is well liked by lovers of the
Or you can in the same way give
the instrument themselves.
of the United
Someone would like to rent just th--kind
of room you have vacant. Teil
them about it" in the next issue of
(Article No. 4.)
Chiropractic and the Nervou System
The Chiropractor ha! demonstrated
by deep research, earnest study and
careful investigation that Innate In
telligence, the life force within ys,
controls every function of the differ
ent organs in the body, the brnin and
the nerves. The brain creates within
its cells the energy and the spinal
cord is the conductor that carries it
to the nerves and they distribute it
throughout the body, even to the re
motest parts, thus supplying: the or
gans and tissues with the nerve en
ergy which enables them to perform
harmoniously their many functions.
A normal supply of nerve energy
properly distributed to all ti?sues and
organs of the body is what the Chiro
practor terms a state of health. And
to do this the brain must secrete and
the siinal cord deliver it to the nerves
and the nerves must be free from im
pingement so as to deliver it to the
rest of the body. A sound mind and a
sound body cannot exist unless the
conduction and distribution of vital
e'nergy is perfect and free from ob
struction as the engine is dependent
upon water, coal and fire for its ve
locity, so the human body in health
is dependent upon the production and
transmission to every part of the full
amount of vital energy, and interfer
ence with or deficiency in thi& is dis
ease. Chiropractors recognize health
as the normal and harmonious expres
sion by the body and its organs of.
nerve impulse created in the brain
and through the spinal cord trans
ferred by the nerves to the different
parts of the body; it holds that dis
ease is the result of any interference
of the free flow of nerve impulse.
The Chiropractor locates the inter
ference and removes it (the cause of
disease), and Niture then restores
you to health. From the foregoing
you can readily see what an im
portant part the spine and the nerv
ous system play in life, and, in fact,
it is the groundwork upon which he
whole body is first constructed, and
is the keystone that must remain
with us throughout life : therefore, to
have perfect health and strength we
must have a healthy brain, a healthy
spinal column and cord and healthy
nerves to carry the life-giving and
life-sustaining nerve force. Too lit
tle nerve force given to the liver
renders that organ torpid, too much
causes nervous congestion and in
flammation, and the same will apply
to the stomach, kidneys, bowels and
other organs of the body. A proper
quantity must be distributed or .dis
ease is the result.
The central nervous system h composed
of the brain, spinal cord and spinal nerves.
The adult spinal column is composed cf 26
bones, called vertebrae. 24 of which are
normally freely movable. Throuch the spinal
column is a canal which rests the spinal
cord. Between every two bones (the verte
brae) a pair of nerves pass out: one ex
tends to the right, one to the left, branch,
log out into branches throughout the body.
Pressure on a nerve causes pain' in that
part of the body in wh'ch the interrupted
nerve ends. This being the case, when pres
sure is taken off the primary cause of dis
ease is removed, ihig pressure is caused
by the subluxation of the vertebrae that
form the vertebral column. All parts of the
body are reached by the spinal nerves,
ither direct or by connection of the other
n.JLIS JUBLTJXATED VERTEBRAE
inni OlSflUS aWJSEN YOU AND
HEALTH HAVE IT ADJUSTED BY A
compete?;t chiropractor and en
joy health, which is the birth
right of all mankind.
Next Sunday, Talk No. 5, "Chiropractic
Soldiers may secure adjustments free of
charge from any Chiropractor.
Names of the prominent Chiropractors in
the following listed eit'es:
Billtngham. S. & L., D. C. Creighton Bid.
Burhorn. Franfc F., D. C, 414 Securities Bldg.
Carpenter, L. N-, D..C, 494 Brandeis Theater
Edwards, Lee W., D. C, 24th and Farnam.
Johnston, Drs. J. P. and Minnie F., 1325
W. O. W. Bldg. Doug. 6629
Lawrence, J. C.. D. C, Baird Bid?.
Purviance. W. E., D. C, Paxton Block.
ASteen, D. C, 841 W W. Broadway.
Willis, J. J., D. C, 15 North Main St
a COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA.
Aerni. Clara, D. C, Telegram Bldg.
Berhenke. F. H., D. C. 606 North "Main St.
Embree, J. S D. C 6th and Main Sts.
Ashworth, S. L.. D. C, 608 Fraternity Bldg.
Dterks & Dierks, D. C, Old Post Office Bldg.
them a Victrola,
violin from one end
States to the other.
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