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ItfE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 1918.
FAIL TO APPEAR;
Only 14 Prospective Venire
men Answer Summons; Ru
mored Probe of Ouster
Only 14 prospective grand jurymen
of 23 summoned appeared in Judge
' Redick's court Monday morning. As
this number was not sufficient to
make up the legal quota, they were
dismissed with instructions to report
again at 2 o'clock.
Election Commissioner Moorhead
started an investigation before turn
ing the names of the jurors over to
Several have left the city and their
registered letters have been returned
"not found." Eighteen have been lo
cated and will report at 2 o'clock.
Names of the jurors called arc:
John Bekins, manager of a van and
storage company, Twenty-second and
G. D. Benson, porter, 2308 North
James Bulla, live stock man, 481S
South Twenty-second street.
Charles E. Butler, telegraph opera
tor, 517 North Seventeenth street.
Anton B. Chapek, real estate. 1120
Franklin A. Hall, 2519 Blondo
Henry Hein, fanner, Bennington.
U W. Howard, farmer, Valley.
Bernhart II. Johnson, teamster,
2317 South Twenty-third street.
Joseph F. Morgan
George F. Munro, 2963 Harris
Marinus Paulson, street car conduc
tor. 1102 Park avenue.
VV. 11. Pike, Florence.
James F. Pettegrew, office manager
of a furniture and carpet company,
4514 North Thirty-fourth avenue.
John B. Platner, lumberman, 2819
H. F. Reed, secretary, L. G. Doup
Jacob Robinson, broker. 2211 Clark
Adrain L. Smith, paper hanger, 2207
V. B. Smith, ticket agent Union sta
tion. 1702 North Thirty-second street.
William J. Smith, laborer, 4408
South Twenty-third street.
Sam Waterman, 1118 North Six
Ralph B. Wellcr, wholesale lumber
man, 1906 Binney street.
J. Frank Young. F. A. Disbrow
company employe, 3007 Pacific street.
Law Requires Sixteen.
With but 18 men reporting for duty
it may be necessary to send the sher
iff into the "highways and byways"
on a hunt for men to complete the
panel. The law requires that 16
serve, and it is probable that several
will be excused for cause. When the
required quota has been accepted
Judge Redick will issue ins'tructions
on the scope of investigation and the
general conduct of the grand jury ses
sion, following which the jurymen will
be closeted, and the necessary wit
nesses summoned. It is rumored a
probe into conditions revealed at the
recent Lynch ouster hearing will be
Spring Wheat Acreage Will
Be Large, Says Railroad Man
"Through western and central Ne
braska the acreage in spring wheat
will be 10 to 25 per cent greater than
last year," said S. B. Howard of the
Burlington land department upon his
return from a tour of the state.
In Nebraska last year there were'
304,000 acres sown in spring wheat.
The average yield was slightly less
than 20 bushels to the acre. It was
raised mostly in the western and cen
tral portions of the state.
According to Howard, all through
Nebraska farmers are busy in the
fields, sowing not only a large acre
age of spring wheat, but much more
than the normal acreage of barley and
oats. In many localities plowing for
corn has started.
First of Alleged Slayers
Of Detective Will Be Tried
Trial of the first of the five aUtyed
jewelry- bandits, charged with the
murder of Detective Frank Rooney
the night of January 31, has been set
for Monday, March 25, in Judge
Redick's court Harry Williams will
be the first of the "gang" to be tried.
VICTOR WHITE COAL CO.,
1214 Farnam. Tel. Douglas 9.
Municipal Auditorium -:- -:-
EE16T. EB17ARB EDWDS
Princess Pat Survivor N
Sergeant Edwards is one of the thirteen survivors of the famous Prin
cess Pat regiment. He was captured by the Huns in 1915, spent fifteen
months in German prisons and escaped. He was recaptured and put
in solitary confinement. He escaped a second time and has one of the
most thrilling stories of the war to tell. . y
FAMOUS HERO TO
SPEAK IN OMAHA I
Sergeant Edwards, One of
"Princes3 Pat" Survivors,
Will Talk at Liberty Loan
Sergeant Edward F.dwards.oiie of
the survivors of the famous Canadian
"Princess Pat" regiment, wilt s; ak
at the Auditorium Thursday niht at
the big Liberty loan mass meeti;.
The annihilation of the "Princess
Pats" was an outstanding featur of
the early part of the war. It occurred
May 8, 1915, when the Germans
swarmed over the breastworks o the
crack Canadian regiment, and at the
same time swarmed in at both tnds
of the trench, when the other Cana
dian supports had fallen back .roin
both ' wings. It is already locked
upo.i as a mile post of heroism that
will attract attention in futurj his
torical accounts as the massacre ot the
300 at Thermopylae.
Edwards,, who is now touring Amer
ica in the imorest of the third Liberty
loan, is one of the seven survivors of
the regiment He is one of the seven
who were spared after the Germans
had butchered the rest. He was con
fined in a German prison camp,
starved, tortured, kicked, and spat
upon for months. He is one of two
who escaped and tramped back to
Holland, sleeping in drainage ditches
in daylight, and running over the
fields at night, subsisting on green
turnips and growing oats.
With Sergeant Edwards on this
speaking tour is Miss Dorothy
Brook, one of the forceful women
speakers of the Liberty loan cam
paign. The meeting Thursday night
is the first mass meetine of the cam
paign for the third Liberty loan issue.
Admission will be free.
State Uni Graduate is
Youngest Major "Over There"
Harvey E. Lonabaugh, graduate of
the law department of the University
of Nebraska, is the youngest major
of the American expeditionary force
now in France.
His father,, E. ET Lonabaugh of
Sheridan, Wyb., is visiting Health
Commissioner Connell for a few days.
The major was 25 years old when
he received his commission a year
ago. He organized Company D of the
Wyoming State Guards at Sheridan
and was commissioned captain by
Governor Carey. He is now with
116th ammunition train. His brother,
Lieutenant Alger W. Lonabaugh, is
with 148th field artillery in France.
Ak-Sar-Ben Already Has
325 Members Enrolled
Ak-Sar-Ben already has 325 mem
bers for 1918. Memberships are com
ing in regularly, though the hustling
committee has not yet started activi
ties for the year. The hustling com
mittee and the initiation crew of last
year will be enteftained jointly at a
big dinner at Ak-Sar-Ben, April 1.
The Car ivitfi Half Million Dollar Motor
Briscoe cars are on the
job e v e r y h o u r of the
twenty-four. They give better-service
at lowest cost.
FOSHIER BROS, DUTTON
NEBRASKA LB BERT Y
16 KILLED, 1,000
Whole Buildings Collapse, Four
Girls Die From Fright After
Accident in French Muni
(By Aoclated Press.)
raris, tnuay, March 15. Iwo very
violent explosions today in a factory
at LaCourneuve, north of Paris,
caused the deaths of 16 persons and
the injury of a large number.
All roofs and windows within a
circumference oi miles of the build
ing were demolished, while buildings
coiiarsed from the violence of the ex
plosion. In, every quarter of Paris
wir.dows v.eie shattered and furni
tirt over. iT.ed.
In a public ;crool at Aubervillers
there was a pa'ic and four girls died
Nearly 1,000 persons are shelter
less as the result of damage to their
homes. The American Red Cross, co-'
operating with the prefecture of the
Seine and the local authorities, is pro
viding for them.
x ..v wuacj u me uaiun nave
not yet been determined. LaCour
neuve is seven kilometers from the
cathedral of Notre Dame, in the di
rection of St. Denis.
American Red Cross and army am
bulances were among the first at the
scene of the explosion. A large fleet
of ambulances, kept at the American
hospital at Neuilly for emergency pur
poses, started for the scene, within
a few minutes after the explosion with
two men on each car. Officers of the
hospital staff supervised the removal'
of the 'injured.
A number of wounded were carried
to hospitals in motor trucks of the
An American army officer dressed
the wounds of a child cut by flying
glass nearly a mile from the scene
of the disaster.
Firemen were unable to approach
the burning factory nearer than 800
Survivors declare that the accent
was due to a man dropping a box
of percussion fuses which set off a
box of grenades. Most of the work
men, realizing the danger, escaped
with more or less severe injuries. '
'Regarding tlTe assistance given the
Red Cross by American soldiers, the
municipal councillor of Bourger t ear
where the explosion occurred, svd:
"We must pay homage to the man
ner in which the American Red Coss
organized assistance. Americar sol
diers showed devotion not to he for
gotten in finding the injured, gi!ng
first aid, moving the unfortunate to
safer localities and transporting l-ose
who had escaped to a hotel set aide
HAS BIG OPENING
Additonal Floor Space of
Omaha Clothing Concern is
10,000 Square Feet;
Statement by Swanson.
the Nebraska clothing -.1re,
which has increased its stock and
doubled its floor space, held thi for
mal opening Monday.
The largest millinery store in Cma
na nas been installed in tne iew
building on Farnam street, and other
new rooms give the store an adcli
tional floor space of about 10,000
square feet. Costly fixtures and new
mahogany furniture are in evidence
throughout the store.
ine woman s department has in
cluded special selections lor junior
misses and stout women in the new
stock and the present stock is more
than twice as large as formerly. The
men's furnishing department has also
The Nebraska Clothing store has
been one of Omaha's foremost stores
for more lhan a quarter of a century
and has increased its business 500 per
cent during the last five years.
John A. bwanson, president, of the
company, said: It is our ambition to
give real service to the people of
this community, both in worthwhile
merchandise and in affording every
convenience without any time-wast
ing delays. These are days of hustle
jna everyone is ousy witn tne new
business before the American people
and we are glad to be able to help
out patrons to shop quickly and con
veniently." Milling Interests Called
For Food Conference Here
Representatives of Nebraska mill
ing interests will be in Omaha to
meet with Food Administrator Wat
tles Wednesday to discuss pri-ec of
substitutes for white flour. Wattles
has telegraphed President Joseph
bpirk ot the Mate Millers assocation
to appoint five representative millers
to attend the meeting. The cost of
rye flour, oatmeal and cornmeal will
State hotel and restaurant chairmen
of the food administration, county and
district chairmen of this division and
hotel and restaurant men generally,
have been asked to be in Washington
March 29 for a conference with Ad
ministrator Hoover on. further con
servation of wheat. John F. Letton
of Omaha is state chairman fo.' Ne
braska and Richard Kitchen of Oma
ha is vice chairman. Both will re
port tojyVashington on that day.
MOVIE ACTRESSES AND
Did it ever occur to you that every
movie actress you have seen has
lovely hair, while the most popular
count their curls as their chief
beauty? In fact, many are leading
ladies just because of their attractive
locks. Inquiry among them discloses
the fact that they bring out all the
natural beauty of their hair by care
ful shampooing, not with any soap
or makeshift, but with a simple mix
ture by putting a teaspoonful of Can
throx (which they pet from the drug
gist) in a cup of hot water and ap
plying this instead of soap. This full
cup of shampoo liquid is enough so
it is easy to apply it to all the hair
instead of just the top of the head.
After its use, the hair dries rapidly
with uniform color. Daitdruff, excess
oil and dirt are dissolved and entirely
disappear. The hair is so fluffy that
it looks much heavier than it is. its
i luster and softness .are delightful.
He should have used
for his skin trouble
If you have been "turned down" as
this man was because of an ugly skin
eruption, or if you are suffering from
an itching, burning skin trouble which
keeps you scratching and digging, why
don't you try Resinol Ointment ?
I n most casesit stops itching instantly,
and healing begins promptly even
more promptly if aided by Resinol
Soap. Physicians know that it contains
no harsh drugs and they have pre
scribed it for many years.
All druggists sell Resinol Ointment and Resinol
Soap. For free sample, write Dept. 6-R, Resinol,
Miss Brooks holds a number of world's aviation records. She has de
veloped into one of the greatest women orators in America. In a re
cruiting trip through the East last summer she induced 10,000 men to
enlist in the service. She was awarded a gold medal by the American
Patriotic League for the work. 1
ENTER SLATE IN
Church Federation ancf Minis
terial Union Join Forces
to Support Selected
Omaha ministers will suppo.t a
slate in the campaign for city com
missioners. This was determined at a meeting
Monday morning at the Young Men's
Christian association. President
Pamp of the Ministerial union and
President Cobbey of the Churc'i fed
eration were appointed members of
a committee to meet with the . om
mittee of 500 Tuesday noon to de
cide on a slate. The latter commit
tee is composed of men who worked
It is proposed that, when the slate
is selected, printed copies will be sent
to all the pastors in the city, and that
they shall appoint committees in
their several churches to work for
the selected candidates.
A special meeting of the Ministerial
union wHl. be called soon for con
certed action on the political cam
District Judge Howard Kennedy ad
dressed the ministers.
"The reason why a certain clique
can continue to hold office year after
year," he said, "is that they stick to
gether. The number of candidates is
large, and therefore the vote is often
scattered for all except those who are
in office and who have their workers
because these workers know that
their jobs depend on the re-election
of their candidates.
"You must elect to office honest
men; men with initiative and courage.
Too often in the routine work of
office officials take the easiest way.
It is the opinion of many public offi
increases strength of delicate, nervous,
run-down people in two weeks' time in
many instances. Used and highly en
dorsed by former United States Senators
and Members of Congress, well-known
physicians and former Public Health of
ficials. Ask your doctor or druggist
Promptly treat coughs, colds, hoarseness
bronchitis and similar Inflamed and irritated
conditions of the throat with a tested remedy
YOUR GRAY HAIR
You can Bring Back Color and
Lustre with Sage Tea
When you darken your hair with
Sage Tea and Sulphur, no one can
tell, because it's done so naturally,
so evenly. Preparing this mixture,
though, at home is mussy and trou
blesome. At little cost you can buy
at any drug store the ready-to-use
preparation, improved by the addi
tion of other ingredients, called
"Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Com
pound." You just dampen a sponge
or soft brush with it and draw this
through your hair, taking one small
strand at a time. By morning all gray
hair disappears, and, after another
application or two, your hair becomes
beautifully darkened, glossy and lux
uriant. Gray, faded hair, though no dis
grace, is a sign of old age, and as we
all desire a youthful and attractive
appearance, get busy at once with
Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Compound
and look years younger. This ready-to-use
preparation is a delightful toi
let requisite and not a medicine. It
is not intended for the cure, mitiga
tion or prevention of disease. Adv.
YOU'RE L00KW6 YOUNSEH EVERY OAYimiar
cials, and particularly here in Omaha
for years, that it is their prerogative
to enforce the laws or not -to enforce
them as they desire."
Rev. A. A. DeLarme, pastor of the
First Baptist church, declared that
"Most of the men seeking office are
not the kind of men we ought to have
in office. Most of us are blind when
we look at the big ballot of names,
and it is nothing less than our duty to
investigate each man and then to
make up a slate of the best men
among the candidates and support
them. Surely ther; are enough good
citizens to put good men into office if
they will only concentrate their
The Ministerial union decided to
hold noon evangelistic meetings in
the Boyd theater during holy week.
People Notice It, Drive Them Off
with Dr. Edwards
A pimply face will not embarrass you
much longer if you get a package of Dr.
Edwards' Olive Tablets. The skin should
begin to clear after you have taken the
tablets a few nights.
Cleanse the blood,the bowels and the liver
with Dr. Ldwards Ouve Tablets, the sue
cessful substitute for calomel; there's never
any sickness or pain after taking them.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets do that
which calomel does, and just as effectively.
but their action is gentle and safe instead
of severe and irritating.
No one who takes Olive Tablets fs
ver cursed with "a dark brown taste,"
a bad breath, a dull, listless, "no good"
feeling, constipation, torpid liver, bad
disposition or pimply face.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets are
a purely vegetable compound mixed
with olive oil; you will know them
by their olive color.
Dr. Edwarda scent vears among ta-
tients afflicted with fiver and bowel
complaints, and Olive Tablets are the
immensely eneenve result
Take one or two nightly for a week
See how much better you feel and look
10c and 25c per box. All druggists.
0 Boy! "Ulypto"
For Pains, Sprains!
Gives Wonderful, Instant Belief,
In all medical research, nothing
has been known so instantly sooth
ing' to all pain and inflammation as
the new scientific combination,
"Ulypto" Ointment. The blood cir
culation is quickened to the affected
parts, pain and congestion disap
pear, there is no intense irritation,
no objectionable "muatardy" odor
or blistering. Just apply, a little
"Ulypto" Ointment, It works ;it
once. It takes 1he place of all llni
1 ments and salves for rheumatl'
pains, any ache, Bwollen muscle,
stiff joint, chest pain, stiff neck,
earache, back pains, neuralgia, head
ache, colds in the heart and chest,
nose stoppage. "Ulypto" Ointment
contains an essence of the wonder
ful eucalyptus tree no injurious in
gredients of any kind. Sold at all
drug stores In 25c and K0c jars, or
nerit direct by the MacMillan Chem
ical Co., Falls City. Nebr.
Stops Cough, Hoarseness
The cough drops that ''get the
drop" on that cough, "Ulypto"
Cough Drops. One or two -will "stop
that tickling," clear the voice, stop
the cough and throat soreness. They
contain the magic properties of the
eucalyptus tree. Ro at all druggists,
candy, grocery and cigar stores.
"Ulypto" Ointment Is for sale and
recommended in Omaha by Sherman &
McConnell's Five Stores, Merritt Drug
Stores, Beaton Drug Co., Dundee Phar
macy. Green's Pharmacy.
URIC ACID ON MEAT
Says a little Salts In water may
save you from dread
Rheumatism is easier to avoid than
to cure, states a well known author
ity. We are advised to dress warmly;
keep the feet dry; avoid exposure;
eat less meat, but drink plenty of
Rheumatism is a direct result of
eating too much meat and other rich
foods that produce uric acid, which
is absorbed into the blood. It is the
function of the kidneys to filter this
acid from the blood and cast it out in
the urine; the pores of the skin are
also a means of freeing the blood of
this impurity. In damp and chilly
cold weather the skin pores are closed
thus forcing the kidneys to do double
work, they become weak and slugeish
and fail to eliminate the uric acid.
which keeps accumulating and circu
lating through the system, eventually
settling in the joints and muscles,
causing stiffness, soreness and pain
At the first twince of rheumatism
get from any pharmacy about four
ounces of Jad Salts; put a tablespoon
ful in a glass of water and drink be
fore breakfast each mornine- for a
week. This is said to eliminate uric
acid by stimulating the kidneys to
normal action, thus ridding the blood
of these impurities.
Jad halts is inexpensive, harmless
and is made from the acid of P-ranps
and lemon juice, combined with lithia
and is used with excellent results by
thousands of folks who are subiect to
rheumatism. Here you have a pleas
ant, effervescent lithia-water drink
wtdch helps overcome uric acid and
is beneficial to your kidneys as well.
Quickly Ended By a Pleasant, Germ-Killing
The little Hyomei inhaler is made of hard
rubber and can easily be carried in pocket
or purse. It will last a lifetime.
Into this inhaler you pour a few drops of
This is absorbed by the antiseptic gauze
within and now you are rtaey to breathe it
in over the germ infested membrane where
it will speedily begin its work of killing
catarrhal germs. Hyomei is made of Austral
ian eucalyptol combined with other antisep
tics and is very pleasant to bretthe.
It is guaranteed to banish' catarrh, bron
chitis, sore throat, croup, coughs and colds
or money back. It cleans out a stuffed up
head in two minutes.
Sold by Sherman ft McConnell Drug Co.
and druggists everywhere.
Complete outfit, including inhaler and one
bottle of Hyomei, costs but little, while extra
bottles, if afterward needed, may be obtain,
ed of any druggist. Advertisement.
DON 7 BE
35 LONG YEARS
Now Able to Run Sewing Ma
chine First Time in
"For thirty-five years I suffered
untold agony from rheumatism and
stomach trouble, without being able
to get anything to help me until I be
gan taking Tanlac," said Mrs. Fanny
Patterson, 1237 Beulah Avenue,
Pueblo, Colorado, recently.
"It would be impossible," she con
tinued, "to fully describe my suffers
ing and I reckon I have tried most
everything jn the way. of treatments
and medicines, but got only a little
temporary relief. I went to California
and took the baths there. I also went
to Wagon Wheel Gap, Colo., and took
baths at the boiling springs there
and spent hundreds of dollars, but
just kept cm suffering and getting
worse. The rneumauc pains wumu
strike me in my shoulders and arms
and go down into my back, hips and
knees. The trouble seemed to be
right in the nerves and muscles and
sometimes the pain was so great I
could hardly help screaming. Many
a nieht I could hardly rest at all and
would just move about from one side
of the bed to the other trying to find
an easy position. On getting up in
the mornings my fingers and hand
would be so swollen and stiff that I
couldn't move them. For a' while I al
most lost the use of my right arm and
couldn't even lift a coffee pot to pour
coffee. I would often dron the dishes
and break them and my fingers were
so numb that I would drop my thim
ble when I tried to sew, without notic
ing it, and for years I wasn't able to
run my sewing machine or sew a
stitch. I didn't give up and go to bed,
but I wasn't" really able to do a bit
"I also had a very bad case of
stomach trouble and many times I
suffered so I thought I was going 'to
die. Right after eating I would have
a tight feeling right in the pit 'of my
stomach and there seemed to be
something rising up into my throat,
cutting off my breath. My appetite
was very poor and everything I ate
hurt me. I was willing to try anything
to get some ease, and when I read
about how( TaY.lac was helping others
I bought a bottle and began taking it.
"Honestly, the two bottles of Tan
lac I have taken have done me more
good and brought me more relief and
comfort than my trips to California,
the boiling springs and medicine and
treatments I have taken, altogether.
Mv rheumatic pains have almost dis
appeared, the soreness and swelling
is out of my joints and muscles,
hands and fingers, and I do all kinds
of housework without any trouble at
all. I had to walk all bent over before
taking Tanlac, but I can walk as
erect and straight now as anybody.
I am running my sewing machine,
doing all my own sewing, something I
haven't been able to do in twenty
years, and my daughter will tell you
this is a fact. My fingers have lim
bered up until I can do all kinds of
fancy needlework, and 1 honestly be
lieve that by the time I use two or
three bottles more of Tanlac I wiIIJe
entirely free from every sign of Vf.
rheumatism, for it don't bother fine
now to speak of and I'm getting bet
ter every day. My stomach trouble
has improved very much, too. I don't
have the awful smothering spells like
I used to. I have a good appetite and
can eat just anything I want. Tanlac
has been almost like a miracle to me,
and I must praise it for the relief
it has given me."
Tanlac is sold m Omaha by Sher
man cc McDonnell urug company,
corner 16th and Dodgetreets; Owl
Drug Co., 16th and Harney streets;
Harvard Pharmacy, 24th and Farnam
streets; Northeast corner 19th and
Farnam streets, and West End Phar
macy, 49th and Dodge streets, under
the personal direction of a special
Tanlac representative. Adv.
Says wo can't help
better and fiel
after an insWe birth.
To look one's best and feel one's
best is to enjoy an inside bath each
morning to flush from the system the
previous day's waste, sour fermenta
tions and poisonous toxins before it
is absorbed into the blood. Just as
coal, when it burns, leaves behind a
certain amount of incombustible ma
terial in the form of ashes, so the
food and drink taken each day leav
in the alimentary organs a certain
amount of indigestible materia
which if not eliminated, form toxins
and poisons which are then sucked
into the blood through the very ducts
which are intended to suck in only
nourishment to sustain the body.
If you want to see the glow of
healthy bloom in your cheeks, to see
your skin get clearer and clearer,
you are told to drink every morning
upon arising, a glass of hot water
with a teaspoonful of Ijmestone phos
phate in it, which is a harmless
means of washing the waste material
and toxins from the stomach, liver,
kidneys and bowels, before putting
more food into the stomach.
Men and women with sallow skins,
liver spots, pimples or pallid com
plexions, are those vwho wake up with
a coated tongue, bad taste, nasty
breath, others who are bothered with
headaches, bilious spells, acid stom
ach or constipation should begin this
phosphated hot water drinking.
A quarter pound of limestone phos
phate costs very little at the drug
store, but is sufficient to demonstrate
that just as soap and hot water
cleanses, purifies and freshens ihe
skin on the outside, so hot water Aid
limestone phosphate act on the inside
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