Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 7, 1918)
Pay Tribute Men Who Made
Creighton University Possi
x ble; No Banquet Account .
Founders' day. was obseryed at
Creighton university yesterday in-
iftead of Thursday, February 7, which
is the eleventh anniversary of the
death of Count Johh A. Creighton.
A solemn high mass was celebrated
at St rfohn's church by Rev. F. X.
McNenamy, S. J.,' president of the
university, as celebrant, with Rev. J
F. McCarthy as deacon of the mass
nd Rev. William F. Rigge sub
deacon. Right Rev. A. M. Colanen
presided m the sanctuary, and Very
Rev. J. Ruesing of West Point was
assistant priest. The deacons of honor
were Very Kev. J. Jennette and Rev.
,W . ' T. Kinsella, S. J. Rev. J. W.
Stimson was master of ceremonies.
Tribute to Creightons.
In his sermon Rev. Michael A.
Shine of Plattsmouth paid an elo
quent tribute to the courage and
steadfastness of the Creightons dur-
a!.- 1 J r it . .
s mc ctn oays or weDrasKa in
keeping their objective clearly before
their minds and allowing nothing to
interfere with the furthering of Ne
i 1 i i . . t . , .
iKas Desi interests, ootu physical
"They instituted the ranch system
in this territory and founded some of
the principal jpdustnes which have
suite pidicu u prominently ueiore tn
i world. But they did something bet
ter than leave their names nernetna
ted in the, foundation of the physical
goods of ijhis life. They gave of their
weaitn a House of learning and knowl
edge, which has done and will do
much for the betterment of mankind.
"Creighton university stands' as a
memorial to its founders, and all the
giory tnat is merited by it is also re
flected on its illustrious ancestors in a
lar greater degree."
It has been" the custom nf tin.
culty of Creighton university to hold
a banquet every year on February 7.
Owing to war conditions and the need
ior economy, there will be nnn ti,u
THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7. 191S.
George H. Cogan Says
If 8 a Fair Deal at That
George H. Cogan represented to
Jude Leslie in district court that
e was willing to raise his donation
to his wife, Nellie Cogan, to a total
of $1,300 if he were granted a di
vorce. The deal was closed on he
spot, Mrs. Cogar being perfectly
satisfied with the arrangement. Co
gan said he gave her $700 when
they separated after domestic diffi
culties two months ago and was
willing to pay the additional tariff
for his freedom even if it broke
MEN HELP OUT IN
RED CROSS WORK
Women Enlist Services of Hus
bands to Relieve Conges
tion at the Work-
mm to sue
BUTLER, WHO MADE
Superintendent of the Fire De
partment Says He Has Placed
the Matter in Hands of
I J'l intend to start
Valley Man on Carpet
, - For Way He Sold Flour
wnen jonn Lintell of Valley, Net
was before Countv Foori AHminictJ
tor Allen Tuesdav affe
charge of selling white flour without
substitutes it develonerl that ,
a local grocer at Valley had bought
uiiuju oi nour in partnership and
- were selling it out. Lintell is a mem
ber or tne valley Farmers' Elevator
company, and said that in this ca
pacity he took a half interest in the
car of flour, which he sold out to the
farmers. He admitted that he did not
always insist that farmers buy corn-
C. a r otner SUBStutes along with
the flour. He took the farmersWord
as to whether they had cornmeal at
home or not to equal the amount of
wnue nour they sought to buy from
him, and he admitted that when the
customer said he had no cornmeal at
home he-sold hira the flour anyway.
County Food Administrator Allen
let hirn go on the promise that he
would sell no more flour that way and
tht he would turn the remainder of
the flour of that car over to th Wat
merchant at Valley to be sold out in
inc regular way withsubsli
Central High School Girls
. Knit Sweaters forSoIdiers
Girl's knittin societies of tli r..
tral High school continue to turn outT
many pieces or warm clothing for the
boys at the front. Thirty-one sweaters,
five pairs of wristlets and two hel
mets were completed by the girls of
the Pleiades society during the last
MAW......-. C f r
ctmcaici. oeverai pieces or work
which are not quite completed will
soon De turned in. Most of the yarn
4 has been furnished -by the National
Woman's League- for Service. The
girls are ready to start again this
week with yarn furnished by the wo
men of the service league..
Other forms of war work are being
siMuujr mainiainea at tne school.
Miss Williams of the domestic art
oepartment will give the boys lessons
in pressing and cleaning pants and
ties today. This was part of the recent
clothes conservation campaign. The
food conservation campaign will also
De renewed shortly.
Omaha Rail Officials Take
i Exception to Lee's Charges
umana railroad officials deny the
assertion of President Lee of the
Kailway Trainmen s union that ores
idents and other high officials of the
lines nave conducted the rffiairs of
the railroads in a manner to handicap
the government in its operation of
They assert they have been wort
mg in perfect accord with Dictator
McAdoo and that there has been
nothing connected with the instruc
tions of their superior offices to in
dicate that they have desire to throw
i straw in the way of government
operation ot the lines.
Merchants Endorse Early
Closing and Late Opening
Observance of the late opening and
:arly closing rules of State Fuel Ad
ministrator Kennedy is heartily en
dorsed by the good fellowship com
mittee of the Omaha Chamber of
Commerce. The committee in the
Resolution says that while most of the
nrms are observing the rule, quite a
few are still disregarding it. The
committee consisting of ISO men then
.j.e-ted to ask the executive committee
"ind other organizations in the city
.o go on record as favoring the rule.
'Dahlman to Visit Camp '
Funston Next Saturday
Mayor Dahlman has received an in
vitation t' attend the formal opening
of a Nebraska building at Camp Fun
ston next Saturday.- Governor Ne
ville expects to be present The
mayor has., never visited the camp,
and expects to take advantage of this
Central basket Ball
Gussts at Dinner Party
Members of the Central Furniture
rompany basket ball team and their
wives were guests at a dinner at the ;
Hotel FoiteneJle Tuesday night. The f &
dinner was followed' bv a thcatei fel
'arty at the Orp'ieum.. w
Men, as well as women, responded
to the appeal for help in the Red
Cross state inspection warehouse,
printed in Tuesday's Bee. The Rev.
Hugh Speer of Hanscom Park Meth
odist church; J. D. Deardorff, not
German, but a Pennsylvania Dutch
man by his own statement; Charles S.
Burdsa! and A. C. Keever, packer
ior urcnara-wiineim, are among the
volunteer workers in the warehouse.
The men not onlv nack and nail
boxes and truck them from room to
room, but they also don white aprons
and lielp sort, count and tic surgical
Married Men TJelp.
Mrs. Alvin Johnson has enlisted the
services of a number of married men
to accompany their wives to the
warehouse each Tuesday night and
help them work. Mrs. Johnson got
her husband to agree to the plan first,
then secured the promise of W. R.
Wood, FraTiR - Wilson, Ed Boyer,
Harvey Milliken and Alans.m I. Root.
four postal clerks have also vol
unteered to help pack.
Mrs. Howard Baldrige, state celi
sor, is delighted with thSK-Ponse to
the appeal, having received many
telephone pledge for future service,
but emphasizes the fact that there is
plenty more work and the need for
more helpers is still great.
Boxes Still Pour In.
Out of 75 boxes received Tues
day 68 were unpacked. Censored, re
packed and shipped, which is an im
provement over the previous day's
record of turning out 40 out of 60
As a result of the congestion in the
fwarehouse. Mrs. E. A, Pegau, ishio-
ping clerk, js checking boxes in the
old Maurer building at Thirteenth and
Farnam, until the tie-up is relieved.
Milder Weather Reduces
Demand for Coal in Omaha
While the milder weather of the
last few days had not added to the
supply of coal in the bins 'of. local
dealers, it has greatly reduced the
demand and stopped the rush of con
sumers who were fearing a fuel fam
Among the dealers there are a num
ber who have cleaned their bins, but
all such have plenty of coal enroute,
and they are of the opinion that with
a few more days of warm weather the
railroads will be able to get their
freight trains through, after which the
coal supply will be back close to the
An'' investigation reveals the fact
that while the Illinois, Indiana and
Ohio coal is off themarket until
more can be brought in there is
fairly good supply of Iowa, Colorado
and Wyoming coal on hand, with con
siderable of the Kansas steam coal.
Of the steam coal long train loads of
it are arriving daily and all fears of
a serious shortage ot this particular
kind have' disappeared. '
District Exemption Board
Classifies Appeal Claims
First district exemption board has
classified 13 per cent of the claims
for deferred classification in class one.
It has examined more than 9,000
claims. This includes industrial and
agricultural claims a& well as appeals.
More than 7,000 claims now in the
hands of the board have not been ex
amined. An estimate from the claims
received indicates that the board will
have to-TJass on about 35,000 claims.
Based on an-estimate nf 35,000 claims
the board expects to, complete its
work by March 15.
slander in connection with his
charges of graft,'' stated Commis
sioner Withnell, superintendent of the
Mr. Withnell added that he has
placed the matter' in the hands of
Rait & Sullivan, his attorneys'..
"I have been in public office 15
years and none can say a word against j
my puDiic record, added Air. With
nell. At city council meeting Tuesday
morning Commissioner Butler stated
there had . been graft in connection
with the purchase of fire apparatus in
1917 and 1916. He did not mention
names and qualified his charges by
stating that those who sold the anna-
ratus might have been grafters in the
sense of putting over a eood bartrain
on the city. ,
Butler has been ficrhtinc this vear's
fire apparatus purchase on cither of
two bids recently onened and re
jected. The differences between those
bids was ?JoO on a total proposal of
more than $65,000. lie asked the
city council to start an investigation
into the fire apparatus contracts of
the last two years.
At Tuesday morning's meeting
Commissioners Parks and Withnell
publicly asked Mr. Butler to point out
specifically the alleged graft.
Ciacoppo lleld for
Death of Feminelli
Sam Ciacoppo. who. toeether with
Santo Vaccaro, is charged with kill
ing Sam Feminelli on the Jiight of
XT l i.r tiMi - .
rvuvciuuer u, iyiv, was arraigned in
police court Tuesdav chareed with
manslaughter. Vaccaro is still at
large. The shooting was the resu t
of a quarrel in a dance hall at Thir
teenth, and William 'streets.
Ciacoppo is alleged to have spit in
the face of Alice Wilson, 3310 North
1 lnrty-fourth street, when she re
fused to dance with him. Feminelli
resented the insult, and the three men
withdrew from the hall. The shooting
Feminelli was mortally wounded
and died later in the hospital. Offi
cer Damato testified that before his
death, Feminelli stated that both
Ciacoppo and Vaccaro had shot him.
Ciacoppo admitted that he has never
taken out citizenship papers. Deputy
County Attorney Ramsey declared he
should be deported. He was bound
over to district court under $1,000
Officials and Men Say
Nothing to Strike Talk
Officials and trainmen of the street
railway company deny there is anv
truth of a rumor that a strike of con
ductors and motormen is being con
templated.! Conductors" and motor
men assert that they are satisfied with
existing condition and that their is
no talk of any labor troubles along
the company lines.
Street railway employes assert that
conductors and motormen are earn
ing as good wages as many of the
men of the skilled trades and more
than any Who are doing common la
bor. They say that at the recent in
vestigation of the cause of the wreck
at the Ames avenue crossing of the
Belt line railroad it came out in the
testimony that conductors and motor-
men working full time arc receiving
$100 or better a month.
Welfare Board Refuses
Licenses for Dance Halls
v Omaha Welfare board has refused
dance hall licenses for the following
places: Roumanian hall. Twenty-sixth
and N streets; New Settlers' hall, 5525
South Thirty-sixth street; Polaska
hall, Thirty-third and L streets, and
Piersons hall,, 4921 South Twenty-
It is alleged that dances at these
places have been improperly con
Rev. Father George Jonaitis, Lith
uanian priest of the South Side, has
been ardent in working for proper
management of the dance halls and
has denounced the practice of admit
ting young girls of 14 and 15 years,
However, he favors the properly con
ducted oance hall.
a m .. if I
III Wr? ZiiT"3EJ 3
13 WisSMiik, 1
: For IQIQ
will be shown on
Tuesday and Wed.,
Feb. 10, 11, 12 and 13
This show is under the
personal direction of
, Ivan D. Martin
of New York Cky.
This will He in addition to
the regular program on the
See Sunday pajms
TheNgw "Directorie" Poke
Lisere Straw with Foulard Polka Dot facings
and Alsatian bow in back, also plain facings
with larpe swashing bow across front
Some with Georgette Crepe brims in light
colorings to harmonize with vari-colored
wreaths of flowers, also finish of ribbon
included in this showing.
These Hats are brand new, shown exclusive
ly here and extremely smart and becoming.
1 1 Taffeta
if aTO0 MMF
10,0t)0 Yards Here, in 54 Newest Colorings
mAFFETA Silks have always been favorites, but this season they will be more popular than
-1- ever before. We knew that this preference would be shown, and anticipating the demand,
bought great quantities of these Supertf Silks as far back as six months ago, obtaining liberal
concessions on our big purchases, so that we are jfble to quote remarkably low prices today.
Every one of these Silks is PURE DYE, no filling whatsoever, and will wear very much longer than
the 'loaded" Taffeta, in addition'to presetting a very much better appearance. '. j
If wejvere to go into the market today to purchase these Silks, we could noi retail them
at less than $2.00 a yard our iorcsight enables you to savt the difference. '
We-are showing the most complete display of the best colorings anywhere in this Western
54x)f the Newest Shades
Mouse Ivory H Khaki
Straw . Citron Black
Butter Nickel Plum
i y ...
Pink (3 shades) I Tan(2 shades) I Beige (3 shades) Custor shades) I Brown $ shades)
Green (5 shades) Navy (4 shades) I Gray (3 shades) 1 Rose U shades) Taupe (8 shades)
$1.50 and $1.69 a Yard
Light On Hidden
DR. O. D. SHIPH1CRD.
' This is just another way of call
ing your attention to the X-ray
feature of Bailey examinations.
And in the X-ray photograph
you have before you a true pio
ture of the hidden sections of
your teeth and you can see for
yourself just what condition
they are in. ,
The X-ray is merely the beginning in Bailey's thor
ough system of dentistry. Each stage of the work is
entrusted to a specialist in that particular branch.
The completed case is as nearly perfect as the most
modern dental methods can make it. And the work
is guaranteed, absolutely. ,
Isn't this the quality of dentistry you prefer! It's
the kind your teeth deserve.
Dr. It. W. Bailey, President.
Dr. Q. D. ShipherdvVice President and Manager.
706 City National Bank Bldg.
- I'bone Douglas 3420. Omaha, Xeb.
Stylish Dresses for Spring
The newest arrivals are being
shown here now in Serges, Jer
seys and Silk.
Smart Street Frocks, after
noon modes and practical
business dresses7 displaying
straight line effects. Coatee
styles embellished with sou
tache braids' and bits of yarn
embroidery and buttons that
give individuality. Navy is
the popular shade, varied
with beige and sand.
Smart combinations of
georgette sleeves, satin
collars and the use of
beading for trimming.
Lovely shades of Copen
hagen, ' Beige, Silver,
Brown and Navy.
- Second Floor
Charming Spring Blouses
In Suit Shades, Also White and Flesh
At $2.95 Each
Beautiful little priced models, ready
your selection shown in
at 9 A. M.
5 P. J.-
Georgette Crepe, Crepe de Chine, Striped
Tub Silks and the Beautiful Taffetas
Lace trimmed models with tub silk fichu; - -semi-tailored
styles, also- Frilled Blouses ,
with new collars. At $2.95 they are re
markably low priced.
Second Floor 1
at 9 A. M.
5 P. M.
5 mm o
FOR CROWING OMAHA
Powered by Open ONI