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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, MAY 23, 1918.
40 DISLOYALTY -CASES
BY FEDERAL JURY
Judge Woodrough Warns In
vestigators of Importance of
Their Duty in Handling ,
Promise of speedy retribution in the
trial of any person indicted under the
charge of sedition, treason or for acts
against the government was made by
Federal Judge Woodrough in his
charge to the federal grand jury,
which was impanelled Wednesday
morning. The jury in this session
' will review 40 cases of this character.
"You have a great many cases to
decide, where charges of sedition,
treason and treasonable acts against
the government have been made,"
Judge Woodrough said to the jury.
"These matters to loyal American
men, such as you are, are so horrible,
so revolting, that they are enough to
make the Blood boil with bitterness,
''contempt and hatred. Yet. even un
der these circumstances, the human
ity of our laws must be fully realized
by you men. You must indict no
man without proof of his euilt, but
when that is once established your
duty is plain.
No Partisan Feeling.
"You must indict no person through
any partisan feeling, either through
fear or favor, nor indict any man
through malice. It is this humane fea
ture which makes the American jury
Throughout his talk to the jury
Judge Woodrough took frequent oc
casion to impress upon the jury men
the humane side of their work He also
warned them of the importance of
their duty a$ public officials.
Lee Herdman, Omaha, was made
' foreman of the jury of 23 men.
Twenty-four men were qualified, but
one" was excused to cut the number
down to the legal provision.
The heaviest docket of complaints
since 1905 will be . reviewed by the
jury. Thirteen cases, involving viola
tions of -the Mann act. and 20 viola
tions of the Harrison drug act are I
among those to be considered.
Mrs. Jaquette Rodefcr, Red
Cross Worker, Dies in Omaha
Mrs. Jaquette Rodefer, 49 years old,
wife of Franklin B. Rodefer, Union
Pacific timekeeper; died Wednesday
morning at the family home, 4308 De
catur street, following a stroke of
paralysis. She was a well known Red
Mrs. Rodefer resided in Omaha for
31 years. She was a member of the
First Presbyterian church and was
, active in its church and patriotic
work. Besides her husband, she is sur
vived by her mother, Mrs. E. E. All
strom, and ,one brother, J. T. All
strom. Funeral services will be held at the
First Presbyterian church Friday aft
ernoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. E. H.
Jenks officiating. Interment will be
in Forest Lawn cemetery.
Eight Hotel Proprietors
4 Are Freed of Vice Charges
Eight hotel proprietors, arrested
May 16 on charges of operating ill
governed houses, were dismissed in
police court Wednesday.
, Mary Peterson, Terrill, la., and
Laura Peterson, sister, testified that
on many occasions during the winter
months they had registered with sol
diers at the eight hotels.
The proprietors discharged in
cluded: Abe White, Keystone hotel;
William Hill, Park hotel; Harry Ack
erman. Northwestern hotel; Phil Na
than, State hotel; A. B. Quealey, Al
bany hotel; Louis Renfrow, Neville
hotel: Louis Ackerman, Globe hotel,
and Grace Roberts, Reic hotel.
Wheat Restrictions Apply
To Use of Graham Flour
Widespread misunderstandings re
garding graham flour exists, says
Gurdon W. Wattles, federal food ad
ministrator." Many seem to think
graham is not a wheat flour product
, and that when they are using gra
ham they are observing the non
As a matter of fact graham flour is
all wheat. The same is true of whole
wheat flour and products.
Co-operation in every possible way
and observance of every food regula
tion to the limit is the pledge of
Curtis lodge v No. 170,. Independent
. Order Odd Fellows of Curtis, Neb.
Two Men Arrested When Car
Said to Be Stolen is Found
Edward Smith. 2214 Wirt street,
and Edward Merrifield, 2102 Chicago,
were arrested by detectives Tuesday
afternoon when an automobile, said
by police to belong to T. J. Monihan,
Des 'Moines, la., was found in their
possession. They told detectives they
bought the car. The automobile was
, stolen in Des Moines a week ago, and
' was found in a garage at Twenty
.) third and Chicago streets, which
Smith and Merrifield had rented. Both
men refuse to be taken to Des
Moines. Authorities from there are
on their way to Omaha with extradi
v-1 Congestion of Kidneys
i is indicated by the pain oler region
of kidneys and following the passage
to the irritated bladder. A constant
and pressing desire for urination; the
secretion scanty, highly colored and
sometimes bloody. Then the consti
tutional symptoms are often head
aches, eyes bloodshot and burning,
slight nausea, sometimes vomiting,
nervousness, rheumatic pains and
general discomfort It is wholly
wrong to neglect such conditions
:an be obtained of any druggist
for their action is to eliminate con
gestion, allay inflammation, destroy
bacteria, and restore normal, natural
. HAVE RELIEVED THOUSANDS
; Sold by all druggists.
SOIL IS SOAKED
BY RAINFALL IN
THIS PART STATE
Light rains were general throughout
the central and eastern portions of
Nebraska Tuesday night, following
the heavier rains of Monday night
which thoroughly soaked the soil.
The heaviest rainfall in the state
Tuesday night reported to the
weather bureau was at Hartington.
where 1.42 inches fell.
Heavy rains were reported Tues
day night east of Nebraska to the
lake region. Killinsr frosts occurred
in North Dakota, northern Wyoming
and southeast! Oregon, and the
weather west of Nebraska was ex
tremely cold during the 24 hours end
ing Tuesday mornine at 7 o'clock.
The cold weather extended as far
south as Colorado, where light frosts
Omaha's rainfall during Tuesday
night was .22 of an inch, accompanied
by a 48-mMe wind. Fair tonight and
probably Thursday, warmer Thursday,
was the weather bureau's forecast
Pallbearers Are Selected
For Mrs. WakeTey's Funeral
Pallbearers were selected Wednes
day for the funeral at 3 o'clock
Thursday afternoon of Mrs. Sabina S.
Wakeley, who died Monday in Spring
field, O. The service will be held
in Trinity cathedral by Bishops
Arthur L. Williams and George A.
Beecher. Pallbearers will be Frank
L. Haller, Judge John J. Sullivan,
George B. Thummel, Charles B.
Keler, Joseph M. Baldrige and
James L. Paxton. Interment will be
m i rospect Hill cemetery.
HEART BALM SUIT
IN LINCOLN COURT
The alienation suit for $25,000
heart balm, instituted in district court
by Hyman Goodwin against his wife's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hirsh Fogel
son, wealthy Lincoln couple, which
was dismissed by Judge Sears, has
been reopened in Lincoln courts.
Two new defendants are named in
the suit, Attorney Carl C. Katleman
of Omaha and Dr. J. E. Bogen of
Lincoln, in addition to Mr. and Mrs.
Fogelson and Attorney Henry Mon
sky. Both of the former were named
in the present suit as a result of testi
mony given at the Omaha trial. Tillie
Fogelson, cousin of the bride, is not
named in the latest suit, Goodwin as
serting that she admitted her partici
pation in the efforts to estrange him
self and wife and that she later did
all in her power to effect a reconcilia
Commencement Exercises at
Omaha University Friday
The graduation exercises of the
senior class at the University of Oma
ha will he held next Tuesday night at
8 o'clock in the John Jacob's gym
nasium at the university. The exer
cises have been held un for some time
owing to the absence of President
Dr. 1). K. Jenkins in the east. Dr.
Jenkins was unexpectedly detained
for two weeks at Camp Lee.
Sunday tiiorninsr the baccalaureate
sermon will be preached bv the Rev.
Charles E. Cobbcy at the First Chris
tian church and Monday night the
faculty will give a reception for the
senior class at the home of Dr.
Jenkins, 19..M Binney street.
100 JACKIES WILL
IN NAVAL PARADE
The high school band, a platoon of
police, cadets from the high school
and Creighton and 100 iackies will
march in the naval parade Thursday
noon. Patriotic talks will bejjiade
and navy recruiters expect scores to
Drafted men are eligible and 63
branches of service are open, attract
ing many recruits to Omaha and
groups of men arc sent daily from
here to naval training stations.
Harry and Dick Staley, brothers,
811 North Thirty-ninth street, whose
uncle, C. C Staley, was on the ill
fated Cyclops, have enlisted in the
navy. The uncle was a gunner on
the big ship and had seen 12 years
of active service.
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To the Opening of
OUR NEW STORE
Modday, May 27 1
3 Rflore Pays of Wonderful Selling
Tlhwsday, Friday amid Satwrrilay
Before He Move to Our Mew
This is by far the greatest price sacrifice of Ladies Wearing Apparel in the hiitory of
Omaha's retailing. Overlook the upset condition of the store and more or less con
fusion, but come where your dollars will buy as much as two elsewhere. Every woman
interested in saving will be here tomorrow to take possession of the most wonderful
money-saving bargains offered this season. It is an absolute fact that every garment
here during this sale will be worth twice or three times as much next season. Be here
early with the crowds.
ATS and SU
Must Be Sold In Three Days-And in Order to do This we Have Taken Our Entire Stock of High
Class Coats And Suits-Worth to $50.00 and Placed Them at Three Great Bargain Prices
Suits and 'Coats Worth to $35
In all the latest colors
and materials; great J
array of models; gar-S
ments that are worth
twice as much as you
pay; during this great
good-bye sale at
Suits Coats Yorth to $45
In this group you will
find the very latest
styles, many are
copies of exclusive
models in all the most
wanted materials and
colors; worth up to
$45.00; good-bye sale
: 5 i
Suits-Coats-Uorth to $50
Now is the time to buy
a high-class suit or
coat at f artless than
wholesale price. You
will pay twice and in
many cases 3 times
this price next season.
Exclusive models, all
sizes and colors.
Worth up to $50,00;
good-bye sale at
All Our High-Class Garments V"orth up to $95 go at Great Sacrifice Prices
8REAT BARGAIN IN DRESSES
Thousands of Them, in All Colors and Materials, All Go at Less
Than Manufacturer's Prices.
Blouses worth to $3.95.
Voiles, Jap Silk, Batiste,
Blouses worth to $6.50.
Tub Silks, Crepe de Chine,
Georgette, etc., at
Blouses worth to $10.00.
Georgettes, Crepe de
Chines, Satins, etc. Beauti
ful beaded models
Three Great Groups of Dresses Worth Up to $45.00, for Three Great
Days of Selling
Worth to $39.50
Beautiful new models in
great array of colors and
materials, at ,
Worth to $35.00
Fine Serge, Beautiful
Taffeta and Satins, at
Worth to $45.00
In this group of Dresses
are the latest materials
and models. Wonderful
ALL SKIRTS, PETTICOATS AND SILK UNDERGARMENTS AT GREAT BARGAIN PRICES
OTHERS, 1519-21 Douglas, South Side Street
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