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j Brie) City News
Hue Bool Print It Nw Beacon luc
For Xmas Everything electrical
Church Bazar The Plymouth Con--relational
church will sell honi
"Akinp and fancy work at th church
"azar in the court house Wednesday
ls Vow Trial A motion wa
t ied in federal court asking a now
trial for Henry J. Sigmon of Lawtuii.
'kl., who was found guilty of perjury
y a jury a week ago.
Drug Store Robbed Burglars rob
'" d the Walnut Hill pharmacy, For
tieth and Cuming streets, Sunday
' :sht. Ten dollars and a quantity of
tears and tobacco were stolen.
Komi me Building Operations
Work on the 15 or 20 residence being
rccted in Minn Lusa was resumed
Monday. During thi- cold weather of
I flu week workmen employed on
tli-'Se buildings were laid off.
John Thompson Fined John
Thompson, 323 North Seventeenth
street, arrested last Saturday at
Kleventh and Douglas streets and
charged with insulting women, was
lined $o0 and costs in police court
Slate Bank of Omaha, corner Six
teenth and Harney street", pays 4 per
cent on time deposits. Three per cent
n .avings accounts. All deposits in
this bank are protected by the de
positors' guarantee fund of the state
jt Nebraska. Adv.
Myers Visits Old Friends Chief
Rate Clerk Myers of the Oregon Kail
way company, with headquarters in
Portland, is in Omaha attending a
meeting of passenger men at Union
Pacific headquarters. Mr. Myers was
connected with the Omaha head
quarters of the Union Tacitlc system
for more than 30 years. He was trans
ferred to Portland last fall.
t'ine fireplace (mod nt Sunderland V
POLICE WOULD USE
Officers Argue 0er Right to
Use Confiscated Firewater
as an Anti-Freeze
Detectives Murphy and Dolan ar
rested Soren Nelson, 582.1 McKinley
-treet, last night on warrant sworn
out by Charles V. Kavanagh, presi
dent of tlic Omaha Adjustment com
pany, of which tirni Nelson was a
former employe, lie is charged with
;!ie eniliclcment of $12.
Nelson told the. police that he was
arrested last week on the same
charge and the case was dismissed
from Judge 'loran's court. John O.
Yeiser was Nelson's attorney at the
time. Following the dismissal of the
case from coi.rt. Nelson filed suit
against the 'Omaha Adjustment com
pany on account of his alleged false
arrest. Nelson recently has been employed
as a clerk in the Hipp pool hall.
Shall the police pour confiscated
liquor into the radiator of the police
patrol to keep it from freezing?
The question started a lively dis
cussion at the South Side police sta
"There is nothing in the law that
gives us that right," insisted Captain
"Well, there is nothing in the law
hook that say you can't." modified l'o
' lice Judge Fitgerald slowly as he hit
the end oil of .1 long cigar,
j Desk bct'gcatnt "Hilly" Smith.
I looked up from his paper. "Well if
i there is alcohol in the radiator, the
j chances are good for a big hot toddy 1
every mile or two.
"But," insisted Judge Fitzgerald.
"If gasoline mixes with the liquor, it
wouldn't be a beverage."
"It would be just as much a bev
erage as tile carbolic acid mixtures
persons have been getting drunk on,"
declared Captain Vanous.
Someone ventured the idea that the
practice would lead to special pockets
on the radiators of automobiles for
And so the argument grew, opin
ions were expressed freely, but no
agreement was reached. The police
patrol may freeze up any hour, while
upstairs over the police station are
barrels of confiscated "hot stuff," un
used and wasted and the fiery spirits
within are locked up so that they
can not set the soul aflame, nor even
keep the water in the police patrol
ii;:crcd his store and while he j
:illing their orders one of them drew
pistol and ordered him to get into
the ice box, which he did. They then
locked the door of the ice box and
robbed the cash register of $k9.
He stated that he managed to re
lease himself some time after and on
attempting to call up the police, found
the telephone out of order. He was
obliged to call from another tele
phone. Sergeant Allen, with Officers Jack
man and Scott, went to the store to
investigate and stated that they were
not entirely satisfied with the grocer's
story. Some months ago Andrews re
ported that somebody had entered his
store and stolen a large amount of
goods, which they appeared to have
carried away in a wagon, but that no
trace of the thieves could be found.
Hurls Lighted Lamp at
The Head of Another
Lonny Hall, colored, was fined $10
and costs in South Side police court
Monday morning for hurling a lighted
Iamj at the head of Henry Rober
son, colored, 2928 V street. The men
had been "shelebrating" and Lonny
savs it had been a large afternoon.
"I sees Koberson easing up to mc.
and 1 sees him slip his hand in hi-
pockets, an' so 1 just picked up the
.... , i . , . , . ,
lamp ana uove u at mm. sain l.iiiwi,
"but," he added sadlv, "I missed my
James Reasoner Loses
His Money While He Sleeps
When James Reasoner, 5231 South
Twenty-fourth street, went to bed
Saturday night he had $41. SO in his
trousers pocket. When he got up
Sunday morning it was gone.
FINDS 3 NEW STARS
Shine Brightly for Few Months,
Then Gradually Fade and
Pass Beyond Teles-opie
South Omaha Brevities
The Omaha Symphony Society was
organized at tiic Hotel 1-oiiteilcllc
Sunday afternoon by a number of rep
resentative musicians and music lov
ers. 'J he title, Omaha Symphony -society,
itnplic.i the active co-operation
of not "lily the ilillcrcnt musical
forces of the city, but the social and
commercial, as well. This based
on the theory that a synih,.ny or
chestra is an institution which must
be controlled and supported by the
The musicai direction will be under
Robert Cuscadeti. who. it is well
known, has had much experience in
orchestral work, both in the east and
abroad. The movement is endorsed
by the Omaha Musicians' association.
Rehearsals will begin early in January
and continue throughout the season.
The personnel of the orchestra will
comprise players from the ranks of
the professional musicians of the city
and not the amateurs. No public con
certs are planned until next fall, when
a series of 12 weekly concerts will be
given, beginning about December 1.
Only local soloists will appear on the
program during the first season so
that this will be an incentive and in
spiration for those who wish to ap
pear with an orchestra. Temporary
August M. Horglum, chairman:
Miss Corinne Paulson, secretary.
Membership committee: Mrs. C. W.
Axtell, Miss Corinne Paulson, Wal
lace Lyman, Ben Stanley, F. O. New
lean, Robert Cuscadeti and August
M. Borglum. H. M. R.
Basket Ball Five Gives
Out the Winter Schedule!
The South High school has an-!
nouiiced its basket ball schedule as
Commerce High at South Side, De
cember 18. Lincoln High at South
Side. January 11, Central High at
South Side, January 18. University
Place at South Side, January 25.
Open date, February 1. Fremont at
South Side. February 8. I'lattsniouth
High at Plattsmouth, February 9.
Beatrice High at South Side, February-
15. Central High at Omaha, Feb
ruary 2.1 West Point High at West i
Foint, March I.
The lineup is:
Vol, right forward: F.tter. center:
Oswald, left guard; Finigh, right!
guard: Wilson, left forward; Agdgran i
and Hodden, substitutes. Ray Yil-!
son, left forward, is caplaiif.
Coach Patton says that prospects
for the season are bright.
Shut Grocer in Ice Box,
Then Rifle Cash Register
. W. F. Andrews, a grocer of 2,301
Madison street, reported to the po
lice of the South Side station that
about midnight, Saturday, two men
Stpam-hente.il apt. In Seargo Rlk. , 4 rmi,
I25.no. i;. 11. Bcnner Co. l. M.'S.
Ir. R. L. Wheeler of the Whaler Memo
rial church. pok on "The Kulflllment
the rrophecy." Sunday morntnu. Th choir
Ed Merger. 4t;n L Jtreot, tin nrreMr d
lat Saturday night by T)ptc'ttv I.rnlimk!
and Officer Jtlsk. charged with Illegal pos
session of ll(juor.
Tciuphuno South fnn and ord-r a ruse of
Onia or I.aetonade, the healthful, n f r-.shl in.
Home Heverapres. delivered to your refi
denee. Omaha Beverage i'o.
The choir at the Ctraeo, Methodist rhureli
(t.'-ve. a speelal musical program at the.
church Sunday mnrnlnc to celehralo tin
capture of Jeruaalem by the Hrlllsh. Prof.
Ud. P. Haker directed the ainisiug.
Telephone South 9"0 and order a rise ,.f
Oma or l.actonadc, the healthful, refushmu
llnmo Heverage. delivered to your rcsl
dencc. Omaha Bevorago Co.
James Rouah, Thirty-ninth and t, Kireels;
Tunny Soco, Twenty-eighth and (I treet;
Walter Harrow and Mtkn Cunningham, hotli
living at 5231 South Twenty fourth Hlreet.
were alt tried for drunkenness In the South
Side police court Monday morning. .Most of
them drew a flno of f 100 and costs.
20ft men to cut ice at Seymour Lake on
Monday. Dee. 17, 1917. W'agea, 274 P' r
hour; good meals at very reasonable prices;
lod.lng free. Take Halston car at ;i(h anil
N Sts., or I'aplllton oar In Omaha.
South Side Hoy Scouts will collect money
for the Ited ( rons at the Omaha theaters
this week. Troop 24 and 13 will take the
collections In the Hrandols theater Tuesday
evening afl t the four-minute men have
Mwkeii. They will work under the leader
ship of Scoutmaster Howard Vore. Thursday
evening the other troops will work at the
Hoyd theater under the direction of K.
K. llermon, assistant secretary of the Young
Men s Christian association.
Appears at the Bcase tonight In ''Double
Tomorrow comes Harold I.ockwood In
"Paradise Garden." Two great plctun s.
WK ARK OTEN
Every evening till Xmas.
Wlig liros , 24th and N' utreot.
Berkeley, i ,il . Dec 17 Three new
stars, which bla.-cd up as a result of
collisions or other disasters in two
far-distant spiral nebulae and then
within a few mouths dimmed their
tires until they ould no longer be de
tected by the most powertr.l tele
scopes, is a discovery iust arm. huh cd
by Astronomer llehcr L). Turns of
the I.ick observatory of the l"imcr
sity of California.
The special importance of the dis
covery of these stars in spiral
nebulae is the evidence they give in
support of the belief that each of the
ipir.il nebulae oiit-tde the Milky W.iv
is in itself an cnot moil uuivew -'l
it, us, comparable m v.iMnes- t.i the
Mil's v W'.iv. ill which we dwell.
Astronomer Curtis' discovery
doubles the number of new star, dis
covered in spiral nebulae, since only
three had previously been recorded.
No human eye has seen these three
new stars they were found by Mr.
Curtis by the examination of stellar
photographs taken Match Jl. 115.
with the great Crosslev reflecting
telescope at the Lick observatory.
There appeared the image of a star
which did not shnw on a photograph
of the same region taken two months I
earlier, i-.xannnatioii m a pnoto
graph taken a month later showed
that this new star had grown fainter;
on a photograph taken six weeks
later it was barely perceptible, and
then it faded lrom the telescope's
Both the other new stars discov
ered by Mr. Curtis were found in the
same way by his examination of
photographs of a spiral nebula.
These new stars arc supposed to
have become visible because of in
crease of their light through some
collision of !;?p.vr::ly bodies, and then
within a few months to have so de
creased in radiance as no longer to
send forth enough light to affect even
the delicate photographic plates,
used with the most powerful tile
scopes. This is evidence that the spiral
nebulae are far outside our own
stellar system, each constituting of
itself a whole universe of suns, com
parable in vastness with our own
Bee Want-Ads Produce Result 5
State University to Teach
Butter and Ice Cream Making
rt, v.,.. ..-. ;i.. ,- i,-.
i in ,siuii.sia linn 1.1 -hj id i'., j
augurate a 10 weeks course for the
purpose of teaching boys and girls
the art of butter, cheese and ice cream
making. It will begin January 21,
next, and close March Ml This course
is open to all N'ebraskans and to de
rive the benefits, it is not necessary
that the entrants should be students
of the university, proper.
The university butter, cheese and
ice cream course wifl be taught al the
state farm and all of the work will
be along practical lines. The entrance
fee is $5, barely enough to cover the
Larai Fraternity of Central
High to Have Service Flag
The Larai fraternity of the Centra
High school is to have a service flag.
The flag will first be shown with 15
stars. That is the number of boys of
the fraternity now in the active serv
ice of the United States.
The boys are represented in the bal
loon corps, artillery, quartermaster's,
navy, hospital corps of the navy,
ordnance department. Young Men's
Christian association, infantr--, food
conservation, motor train and aviation.
Lieutenants Harold T. Landeryou,
Frank L. Hix.nbaugh and Irving W.
Benolken are at Camp Dodge. Arno
A. Triielsen is in the quartermaster's
corps; Glen V. Paxton, navy; Byron L.
Snyder, hospital corps; Walter A.
Hixenbaugh, ordnance department;
F. Horace Blake, in training for the
aviation at Columbus, O.; Carlisle V.
Allan, in training at West Point Mili
tary academy; E. Milton Petersen, in
the infantry, but at home on sick
leave; Lieutenant Robert J. Marshall,
balloon corps; Lieutenant Deyo C.
Crane, quartermaster's corps in the
It is the intention of the active
members of the club to ask Mr.
Masters of the high school to permit
them to hang the flag beside the serv
ice flag of the school.
lowans and Nebraskans
Get Patents on Inventions
Various Iowa and Nebraska people
lave bcen granted patents at Wash
ngton as follows:
J Caver. Humphreys, table; Elizabeth I
flashbe-";r. fsch'iyler. canopy and support;
I". P. llormel. Surprise, nhoe closure; J. M.
Kozfnl, Herman. husking hook; Alice
Rector, Mullen, washing machine; J. Bak
er. Ottunnva, internal combustion engin"; !
w O. Dunn, Clarinda, engine shaft count-r- ,
balance: K. Emer--. Briehton. lairh fur'
gatea and barn door?; P. 11, Johnston. Dav
"rport, spectacle and e glass, mounting;
P. K. Jones, ir , afsig .!! to Jones Bros.'
Overa:i comfii.v. Dub'icoj". cb:Wi und r
zarmen.t; J. K. Jones. Al,,i,ei;,, hrt.f io Kloe'e,
Lumber company. Speurer. aek laler; Al
1. Ku.-ian. Mcviiie. air and du?' g'nrd f-r
If. Miller. Lib nyvii; .
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MFL GEORGE BURKMAN I ptfeS
Opening Day, - Q lltlP
Tuesday, Dec. 15 Wffe
NEW LOCATION 1 Wfy
207 So. 15th St. LL ,
Bet Douglas and Farnam jrJT J
S All Leather Shoes ICTf
II Men and Boys mk i&m,
j An All Leather Quality j: MMMMS
Shoe has built for us an ever Jjpj '' Ve Ik
larger and larger trade, un- ' CXWtf 4 f$
til now we occupy a store ten V j , 'lj fJI uJJ&fi " i
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I I YOUR INSPECTION INVITED. MM&X, V I I IXfl
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BURKMAN SHOE CO.
207 So. 15th St.
Monday. Dec. 17, 1917.
Ufie Ciristmas Store for Gveryfiocfy
STORE NEWS FOR TUESDAY.
Phone Doug. 137.
Store Open Evenings Till Xmas
As the holiday shopping season prows shorter and jrift selections become more per
plexing for the hurried shopper, the Huvpess-Nash Service grows more helpful.
We've taken thrfe groups
of our Men's House. Coats
ami cut t hi prior nearly in
half for Tui'-niay's soiling.
Of course oaily selection is
Bur(esa-Nfth Co. Main Floor
Special V2 Price Sale of Holiday
Novelties Tuesday Morning From 9 to 11
OUR entire south aisle hack as far as the elevator has been given
over to the display ami sale of the Holiday Novelties for
Tuesday morning: from S to 11 a. m.
The offer includes:
Cigur Jr, Ah Tmy, '
Brut Vatet, Bra Jrdi-
nrrfi, Bra Tea Kettle, 1
Bras I' em DUhe, Door
Slop. Serving Trayt,
Necktie Holder, Etc.. . .
m Hm ge-Nati Co.'
Humidor, Nut Bowl,
Smoking Stand, Book
End. Cake Boxea, Candy
Boxe, Work Boxei, Pa
per Weight, Handker
chief Boxe, etc.
-Main Floor. South Aisle.
Choose Your Christmas Gifts From Our
Large Stock of Trunks and Bags
Automobile Restaurants, at $7.50 to $25
Several styles and kinds for selection com
plete outfits for '' to 7 people. Very convenient
for automobile picnics and tourings.
Fitted Bags, at $14.85
Genuine cowhide, smooth or grain leather, black
only, riveted frame, brass trimming, fitted with
eleven pieces, for $14.85.
Women's Fitted Bags, $14.85 to $75.00
Fitted bags, overnight eases and suit rases, all the standard leathers,
silk linings, $14.85 to $75.00.
Hartmann Wardrobe Trunks, $20.00 to $150.00
Come in and let our expert show you how the llartmuon Wardrobe
trunk has a convenient place for everything and everything in its place.
Our line is very complete, featuring all sizes anil styles, at prices, $20.00
Burf-Nh Co. Second Floor
In the Down Stairs Store
Cowhide Bag, for $5.50
Genuine cowhide or walrus grained leather, trass trimmings, sizes for
men or women, for $5.50.
Fiber Suit Cases, at $3.50 1 Women's Utility Bag, $6.50
Vulcanized fibre suit cases, extra deep wood i Nemo grained leather, black only, riveted
body with heavy metal corners, good lock and J frames, brass trimmings, seved-on corners, two
bolts, leather straps all around, $3.50. I shirred pockets, $6.50.
Burft-Nah Co. Down Stair Store
A House Coat Makes a Most
Acceptable Gift for Any Man
a jfift that is practical and useful and lends an
of comfort and relaxation. Our line of men's
coats is very extensive and affords a pleasing
of selection at $3.50 to $30.00.
Men's House Coats, at $3.50
Large variety for selection,
made of fancy flannels with col
lars, cuffs and edge of coat fin
ished with fancy cord. Neat, fancy
patterns, in light or dark shades,
Men's House Coats, at $4.95
Made of wool velours and ker
seys, in fancy and solid colors,
light or dark shades of blue, green,
maroon and gray, finished with
contrasting colored collar and
ruffs, $4.95 to $12.50.
Men s House Coats,
at $13.50 to $30.00
Silks, velvets and fancy bro-
imgff caded cloths, finished with corded
jdges and variously trimmed. An
extensive collection for choosing,
at $13.50 to $30.
Biirfes-Nah Co. Fourth Floor
For Men, Women,
Girls and Boys and
Wee ft Tots
NKV1CR to our knowl
edge have, we shown
so many beautiful styles,
comfortable, comfy slip
pers for the boudoir, felt,
fur and ribbon trimmed
house slippers; dainty,
pretty dancing and party
slippers, in a big range of
prices. From $1.00 for the
house slippers to $10.00
for the dancing and party
Burnn-Nh Co. Scond Flpor
In the Art Gift Section You Will Find
Christmas Gifts of the Unusual Sort
IN a section of the third floor is the Art Gift shop filled with rare,
and valuable art pieces as well as exquisite novelties from re
mote parts of the world.
Silver and glass
polishers in boxes,
50c and 75c.
Ash trays, 25c and
Blue Japanese and
Chinese vases, $1.00.
Men incense burn
Cork boxes, $1.50.
Candle sticks,' ma
hogany and Japanese
Chinese tea in
fancy boxes, 59c.
M e d i c i n e glass
75c to $2.50.
Nut bowls, $1.00.
ments of Arti
oval and round, $5.50
$1.25 to $10.50.
Doily rolls, 29c to
F a n c v pillows,
$2.69 to $10.00.
Waste paper bas
kets, 75c to $2.50.
Glove and hand
kerchief boxes, 25c.
Vanity bags, 25c
Sachet lr -s, 75c
Telephone Screens, $1."0.
Decorated coat hangers, $1.00.
Fancy Candles of all
kinds and sizes.
Painted wood hat
pin holders, $1.75.
Candy, cake and
cookie boxes, 75c to
Desk sets, $4.50 to
riook ends, $4.50.
BiirgM-Nnh Co. Third Floor.
Santa Invites You to See His Big Selection
of Toys and Dolls Fourth Floor
THERE in his cave surrounded by toys he awaits every
little boy and girl. He has hundreds of brand new toys
that will delight the eye of children and grown-ups alike.
Come and see Santa and his wonderful toys.
r v 1 1
liuild all sorts of wonder- ,
ful engineering models with j
Meccano "Tanks," Subma
rines, Airplanes, Machine
Guns, great Cranes and
Bridges, Giant Towers. You'
can build all the engineering
wonders you see and iead
about with Meccano, be
ca'ice Meccano parts are
true engineering parts, like
real engineers use, only
smaller. Priced from 50c to
Table croquet. 50c, 65c
Spelling boards. 50c, 75c
Painting outfits. 10c to
Simplex typewriters, 75c
Ring toss, 25c and 50c.
Combination games. $2.75
Automobiles; $5.50 to
$1.00 to $3.00.
from 25c to $10.00
Reed doll cabs, $2.75
Toy books, at 5c to 25c.
Ives' mechanical toys, $1.50
Coaster wagons, at $2.75 to
Tree decorations, at lc to 10c
Automatic pile drivers, 50c
Biirg-Nah Co. Fourth Floor
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