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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (May 23, 1918)
ARMY BUDGET IS
Secretary Baker Asks Besides,
; $1,500,000,000 for Ordnance;
' Fortification Bill Carries T
.' Washington, May 22. The $11,000,!
;. P00.000 army appropriation bill for
;the sext fiscal year was agreed to
' unanimously today by the house mili
tary committee and will be reported
: to the house this week by Chairman
'Dent Early consideration will be
'urged. . t ' ,
- la addition to the regular army
hill,' a fortification bill carrying $3,
300,000,000 is under consideration by
the house appropriations committee
and today Secretary Baker asked for
$1,500,000,000 additional for ordnance
ttnd ordnance supplies with authoria-
tion for the war department to spend
17,118,562,466 additional for ordnance
during the coming fiscal year.
( REDCROSS GOAL
, , rBtinoi Tnm P On-) . ,
" "Couldn't make it . $10,000, could
youT he asked. , '
- Mr. Page laughed and said they con.
tidered $7,500 very liberal. .
"Well, so do we' said Bucking
ham andafter a li We more of this
entente cordiale, he hung up the
phone with beaming face.
Yes. That "Will Do, Thank You.
Buckingham pulled in a number of
etheVbig fish" in ,the ame informal
telephonic manner in the course of
half an hour. '
' The following is an incomplete list
Start to&y to fcuy
Vtr Saving Sumpi
Osk" . '
of contributions .In Omaha of $100
and upward from individuals and
firms checked Wednesday night. The
list will be revised daily and addi
tional names added as they are
Standard Oil Co. of Xebraka $7,500
Kmployera Standard Oil Co 1.42
American Smaller Raflnlnc Co... T.600
Swift Co ,
Brand! Stow -
CaUahy Packing Co M00
Colon mock Yarda Co. ,
C. B. Naah lntercsta M00
flw. H. Hoafland M'J
Hoagiand Lumber Co. MM
Harden Broa. J.JJJ
Filament Creamery Co. MOO
lton Blacul Co MM
Nebraaka Power Co
Wratern Newnpaper Union
Wright Wllh'lmy Co
Byrne-Hammer Dry Oooda Co.
Thoa. Kllpatrlck Co
K. K. Calvin
F. B. Johnaon
W. H- Oatanburj.
Mra. Oeo. Brandel MM
Pittsburgh Plat Oiajia Co.
Victor I. ' Jeep
Mra. Harold Olfford
John Deer Plow Co ,
Frank U Haller.
Hay ward Broa. She Co...
i.t.m u Mnna I Harveater Co
A. H. Rlcbardaon JM
Thompaon, Bflden Co , M
Orchard Wllbelm Co 600
A. L. Ked 'M
Robert Moraeman 400
C. E. Toat n
Mldweat Electric Co.. 00
Cbaa. W. Martin., 300
O. C. Rodlclc 250
F. W. Judaon 250
Mra. D Foreat Richard i0
V. W. Kayaer 260
Robert Cowell 260
Trxel Bho Co 260
P. 8 Moraeman 200
Scotf Omaha Tent Awnlnf Co 200
Employ Scott Omaha Tent .
Guarantee Kund Life Aaan
Nebraaka Brldfe'fc Supply Co
Conaumera Reflnln Co
Andrew Wurphy Bon...
Hlout, Roaa & Wella
Mra.' l Koenlg.
McCasn Invnt Co,,,
Ueo. M. Hmltb .
Bnrir Clothing Co
N. P. Doric Co.,,,
The followlns all 1100 tacn:
'L. Neble, F. A. Brogan, H. R. 0rln,
A. A. Laraoreaui, K. H. Plckard. World
Realty Co., Relm Co., K. S Redlck, Dr.
B. B. Davl. Dr. C W. Pollard, Ree Print
ing Co., Nabraaka Cycl Co., Union Out
fitting Co., William Smith. F. W.
Koenlg, Calumet Reataurant, Fry Bho Co.,
Mra. M. W. Barton, B. F. Marshall, Farrell
Co., I) K. Farrell, . Omaha Hardwood
Lumber Co., C. B. I.lvr, Wtern Buyer
Aan , H. R. Bow en, C. B. Brown. Beddeo
Clothing Co., Orkln Bro., C. B. Black,
Bnon-Thorne, Jullua Orkln, Walkover
Shoe Shop, Fruit Deipatch.
Be Want-Ada Produe Reaulta.
The complete line of
. . v piaccs me music
c tomcr enables each individual purchaser to
That the public may comprehend the great variety of
styles, we illustrate the complete line in miniature. But
to propcriy appreciate the great possibilities of the many
' Victrolas, it is necessary for .you to actually
them. ' ''
Go to any Victor dealer's and he will gladly demon
strate them and play any music you wish to hear.
All Victor Black Ubel Double-faced Records, 10-inch 85 cts; 12-inch $1.35.'
All Victor Blue Label Double-faced Records, 10-inch $1; 12-inch $1.50.
AO Victor Purple Label Single-faced Records, 10-inch 75 cts; l2-iorh.i1 .25.
- Victor Red Seal Records, $1 to $7, -
)j ' ., Victor T&Hdng Machine Co., Camden, N. J. J I
I Irrrpciant Notice. Victor Records and Victor Machine ara sttsBttfltV . "M
call coordinated and aoraehronistd is tba proceasss of tMnufacrarc, md .
, 1 tbtdr aa,cm with th other, is kbsolutely etmtlal to a perfect roptoductkL. g.. t .
ItW Vhtar ltd iianaiiatatJl inif m Ito I t wtm '
I Victfwk lthVKiglat4rTamat,li Vtetoe taftteg Itocfcta) Cownaf ;:
. U ' J ogaatkic th prodncta of tola Compaay oahs ' , S --IH
rfatraUX.il. ttt ' j , ; 'v II
. ' MaJkogaoy or oak mmmhm . " """
aabocaayerort Mahotsag r oak tMMtstqrwaak W&&W&
RUN AB0VE 20
Nineteen Deaths Beported
Definitely and Number of
Injured Expected to
Des Moiiies, May 22. With the
death list gradually increasing as be
lated reports came in tonight from the
sections of central Iowa swept by yes
terday's tornadoes, indications were
that the fatalities would exceed 20.
Nineteen deaths had been reported
definitely tonight, scattered oyer the
entire storm area from Denison, in
Crawford county, eastward for more
than 150 miles. The injured were be
WrvrA tn ricrrA ISO. The orooertv
damage, latest accounts show, prob
ably is more than $1,500,000.
It was reported tonight that a num
ber of the injured probably would die
anJ this anA the nossihilititv of more
victims in storm-wrecked residences or
beneath other debris might raise the
death list, it was feared.
Boone's death list of six remained
unchanged, with the other fatalities
reported as follows:
Newton, 1; Denison, 1; Carroll. 2;
Churdan, near Jefferson, 3; near
Eldora, 2; Chelsea, 1; near Harcourt,
1 ; Walker, 1 ; Dubuque, 1.
July 4 to Be Launching
Day in Shipyards of U. S.
Washington, May 22. Every ship
vard in the United States was asked
Dy telegraph tonight to speed up pro
duction and make July 4 the greatest
ship launching day in the history of
the world. Commissioner Colby and
Charles M.' Schwab, director general
of the Emergency Fleet corporation,
will be in San Francisco for the
launching of nine ships in vards there.
01 au tnc worm witnm reacn
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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY. MAY 23, 1918.- - - : - - . .1 ...
Allied Subjects Flee From
Moscow, May 22. There is under
way a marked exodus of entente al
lied subjects from Russia.
The distribution of bread in Pe
trograd haa ceased. It is replaced by
half a Russian pound of potatoes.
Flour is unobtainable. Sugar costs
50 rubles a pound.
For Nebraska Fair Thursday and
Friday;- warmer Thursday and east
a. m. , . , 66
T a. m 'I
a. m 66
a. m.. ...6
1 a. m 6
11 a. m SI
1 p. m S3
1 p. m 66
3 p. m 66
4 p. m ?
I p. m 66
1 p. m..
I p, in..
8 p. m..
Comparative Local Record.
IMS. 117. ISIS. 116.
Hfgheet ytrdl 1
Loweat today S J 5
Mean temperature 62 '
Precipitation 22 .OS .07 .00
Temperatur and precipitation departure
from the normal:
Normal temperature ! S
Deficiency for the day 2
Total excea ilnco March 1. 118 192
Normal precipitation 12 Inch
Kxceae for the day.. 0 Inch
Total precipitation inc March 1 I d lnche
Deficiency alnc Mirch 1. 1 011.... 4.60 inchea
Exceaa for cor. period. 1917 48 Inch
Deficiency far cor. period, 191.. 2.79 lnche
Report From Station at 7. P. M.
Station. Htat of Temp. High- Rain
Weather. 7 p. m. t. fall.
Cheyenne, cloudy 2 44 .07
Davenport, clear 48 t ,3Z
Denver, part cloudy 72 74 .00
D Molnea, clear ...66 .06
Dodge City, cloudy (2 .00
Lander, clear 6) 70 .oo
North Piatt, part cloudy SI 70 .00
Omaha, clear..,.. 07 i -Ji
Pueblo, cloudy ,...70 70 .00
Rapid City, clear. ....... 6S - 6 .00
Salt Lake City, cloudy.. 70 70 .T
Eanta Fa, cloudy 70 74 .00
Sheridan, clear ....(1 .00
Bloux City, clear M i .oo
VaUnttn. part cloudy. ...64 66 .00
"I" Indicate tre of precipitation.
L. A. WELSH. Meteorologlat.
Aii excellent inveibment
and a patriotic duty
01 atiy ctra5
suit his own
sec and heat
FIGHT TO HOLD
Washington, May 22. With less
than two minutes' debate the threat
ened breach between President Wil
son and the senate disappeared today
when by a viva voce vote an accept
able substitute was adopted in place
of the Chamberlain resolution, which
the president contended was nothing
less than a proposal to constitute the
military affairs committee a commit
tee on.the conduct of the war.
The compromise proposes that any
Cfhe fya$hion Center for
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Make-Your-Fledge to1 Help the-Red Cross Today
Bags and Purses
Attractive silk bags in black and
colors, dainty, but practical.
Fitted with a coin purse, handles
of plain silk.
Back-strap purses of seal and
crepe-seal leather. Fitted with
mirror, plain strap handles, '
Utopia and Minerva
In order to Becure the best re
sults in kitting and crocheting,
use only the best of yarns.
Utopia and Minerva yarna are
the finest, softest and most uni
form we have found on the
market. Styles and colors for
Lessons every day under the
supervision of Misa Steenstrup.
Mornings, 10 to 12. ! afternoon,
3 to 5.
Sweaters for Little Folks
A Very Attractive Display
Fibre sweaters with belts and
sailor collars. Colors: Rose,
cope, blue and gold; 4 tq 12-year
sizes. Seasonable in price.
Shetland wool sweaters with a
two-colored ripple skirt. Com
binations of pink, Nile and tur
quoise with, white and gold. 4
to 10-year sizes.
Beldings Silks -Only
at This Store
We have the exclusive sale of
these well-known quality silks,
whose wear is guaranteed. A
complete showing awaits your in
spection. Belding's, while not
any more expensive than or
dinary silks, wear much better.
Many Hundreds of
Up to $3.50 Lingerie
BLOUSES. Now. .
Voiles, organdies, batiste and tub silks, richly
trimmed with lace and embroidery, while
others are severely tailored. All sizes, endless
range of styles.
WATCH ! WAIT !
For Dates and Details
of the Greateat
OF THE YEAR
Startling Values Are Being
Prepared for-You. ,
expenses incurred by the military
committee - for investigations pre
viously authorized shall be paid from
the contingent fund of the senate. It
eliminates entirely the proposed au
thority for a substitute committee to
sit during the recess of congress.
Three Lives Lost When
-. Tanker Was Torpedoed
"Washington, May 22. three men
were lost in the sinking of the Amer
ican tanker WUliarrt Rockefeller, tor
pedoed irfSEuropean waters May 18,
trie" Navy department announced to
day. Eleven officers and 61 men were
Maintains a Very
For years Omaha women have de
pended upon Thompson-Belden
blouses of distinctiveness, quali
ty of materials and thorough
workmanship. Today is no ex
ception, other than the fact that
present selections are larger and
more varied than ever before.
Voguish voile blouses are a sum
mer favorite because they are so
beautiful and soft, cool and very
charming. Many are "set off"
with becoming laces. They are
priced, $2.50, $3.95, $5 to $35.
Heavy wool sweaters in plain
rose, green, cope blue and com
binations. Sizes 6 to 12 years.
One group of sweaters in 3 to
6-year sizes are specially priced
$2, $2.35, $3.
' Children's Wear, Third Floor
The Better. Sort
Crepes, broadcloths and pongees
in a large variety of stylish pat
terns and good looking colors.
We can safely assure you that
every one will launder perfectly,
$1.50 to $2.25 a yard.
Great Sale of
$1.95 and $3.95
Every new "style idea is generously incorporated in these
two immense lots of Blouses. Dainty, new creations fresh
from the maker's hands. No woman can resist the power
of these all-important values.
Blouses Involved in These Two Great Lots
Ud to $6.00 Silk
BLOUSES. Now . . .
K $s.7d to i2.au
Ma . Aat Btftffc
Silk poplins, taffetas, novelty silks,
wool poplins, serges, Shepherd
checks, pongee and Jerseys.
The full importance of this Skirt
sale cannot be appreciated until
you see the skirts themselves. New
styles, new colors, new fabrics, hosts
of pretty patterns. Skirts for street,
business and sports wear. Choice
from about 200 .
Two Aviators Killed"
. In Plane Smash in South
J Lake Charles, La., May 22.-Lieu-tenants
Lathan Polk of . New jYprk
City and Spencer Charles WiBiams
of Buffalo, were killed at Gerstnir
field late yesterday, when two air
planes collided at ah altitude ofi3,00
feet, it was announced-today, i J
British Advance in East.
London, May 22. Turkish troops
in Mesopotamia, nortlr of Bagdad,
display little activity, while British
calvary has advanced north of Tekrit,
on the Tigris, to Fatha. ' ?
A profusion of Georgette blouses
that leaves little to be desired.
They range in price from $5 to
Collars of summery net, organdy
lace, pongee, satin and pique.
Net and organdy vestees and
pique vests. -
Sets : of collar and cuffs in
organdy. -' ,. ' , -
All refreshingly new and moder-
For dress wear nothine sur
passes Trefousse French Kid
Gloves. One and two-clasp styles
in white, black and colors, $2.50,
Washable leathers in tan, putty,
gray,- bmyrna and Newport,
$2.25, $2.50, $2.75.
Fitted by experts. ;
The Corset First
Do not have your graduation
dress spoiled in the fitting by
wearing a poor corset.
Make your selection today and
be fitted to a new model. Your,
corset is the beginning th
foundation of your new outfit
Upon it every garmentismoulded.
Upon it depends the grace of
Prices to suit the wearer.
In the Basement
Sheer Georgettes, crepe de chines, pussy willow
taffetas, including every color that's in favor.
v.vprv nw ntvle. everv size to 46 bust. These
be seen to be appreciated.
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