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THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY. JUNE 14, 1918.
OMAHA IS TENTH
CITY OF LAND IN
Detroit, Baltimore, Cincinnati
and Others of Greater Popu
lation Fall Below
Omaha wa the JOth city in the
United States in bank clearings for
'the first five months of 1918,. as
shown ' by figures Compiled by the
Chamber of Commerce publicity
bureau. Two years ago Omaha was
only 16th in bank clearings.
Omaha bank clearings for the first
five months of this year attained the
enormous total of $1,177,221,144. The
clearings for these hve months are
just twice as great as the clearings
for the whole 12 months of the year
1908,: this being an index of Omaha's
, Such cities as Detroit, Baltimore,
Cincinnati with much larger popula
tions had smaller bank clearings than
'Omaha for these five months.
For the five months, the clearings
of two cities,. New York and Detroit,
decreased slightly from what they
werejor the same period in 1917.
The figures are as follows:
1-New Torlc ..70.m,9! 2,582 J7I.38ti.259.01g
, J.fhlU.i, ....
B-Kuni City ..
-.t. Louis ...
t -San- Fran co.
, 8. Pittsburgh .
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Omaha Coal Men Protest
' Rail Claim Agents' Plan
Ata meeting of the railroad freight
claifn agents held in Chicago Monday,
it was proposed ,tj. recommend to
General Counsel Payne of the rail
road administration the adoption of
a uniform rule with reference to the
payment of claims for the loss of coal
in transit. The freight claim agents
propose that shippers, or consum
ers, stand the loss that may be oc
casioned by theft or shrinkage while
the coal is moving from point of
origin to final destination.
Omaha coal dealers have been ad
vised of ' the action of the railroad
freight claim agents and have pro
tested. The matter has been taken
up by John L, Kennedy, federal fuel
administrator, who has notified the
Omaha traffic bureau that so far as it
lies in his power he will protect deal
ers and consumers from the plan of
the freight men to pass, the burden
along, to' dealers and consumers.
Local Ford Manager Denies
U. S. Will Take Over Plant Here
C,',L. Gould, manager of the Oma
ha plant of the Ford Motor Car com
pany, denying any knowledge of
thevgovernment taking over the local
plarit;-.wishes to correct the statement,
thereafe, but 25 men employed, in his
plant. "There are 244 w6rking jut
the present time, which number, in all
probability, will be continued,", he
said. .;. . . .. . ' '.'
;?The reductfbn from 175 cars a day
to 85 iV Omaha Is in the nature of a
general reduction all over, the country
in itherpord plants.
Army officers Wso say they know
nothin'g of any plan to use the fiord
plant as an army warehouse. - :
Street Railway Union
Committee Calls on Mayor
. Nine street car motormen and con
ductors, appearing as the executive
committee of the street railway em
ployes' union, called on Mayor Smith
to ask that he 'intervene in arranging
a conference between the traction
company's officials and the men.
The committee explained that the
men are asking for an increase of 2Yx
cents per hour and recognition of the
union, and another increase of same
amount , one year hence. The men
are now receiving an increase of 1
cent per hour each year.
The advance asked for would give
the men 35 cents per hour, v
Confirm Report of Death
Of Nebraska Lad on Ship
The Navy department at Washing'
ton has confirmed the report that
Floyd Hedglin, son of B. R. Hedglin,
cashier the Eddyvule, Neb., State
bank, was drowned when the steam
ship President Lincoln was torpedoed
and sunk off the coast of England.
Young Hedglin,. who was, only 18
years oia, ennstea in tne navy tnree
months ago. After' several attempts
to enlist without the consent of his
parents, Hedglin was given permis
sion by his father to join.
He was on his maiden trip'.o Eu
rope when the steamship wenj down.
War Rflrripn nrive Amnnn
Negroes is Great Success
i wrs. Kutn Wallace ot tne weltare
board,' in charge of work among the
colored people of Omaha, has been
making a war garden drive, among
the negroes of Omaha and, through.
her efforts, hundreds of gardens have
Mrs. Wallace is the first accredited
welfare worker to be given charge of
the work among thenegroes.
She has charge or the domestic re
lations department for colored people,
and also of all other phases of welfare
work which concerns the betterment
of the negroes. V , '
From Famous Chief's Nephew
r- Catherine Fontenelle, white woman,
was granted , a divorce decree and
?2,50O alimony from Eugene Fonte
aelle, nephew of Logan Fontenelle,
toted Indian chief of the Omaha
ribe, by Judge Day in district court
Thursday morning. Mrs. Fontenelle
tought to show that her husband had
een cruel and she ' made various
tther allegations. . "V1 . . C "
' Eugene Fontenelle is 60 years old.
His wife is 32 years old. He is a
reputed wealthy resident of Decatur,
Neb. The counle lived toeether after
their marriage but little more than
tfirce JUQUthirm I
Brie City News
Bar Boot Print l-N v Bmooo Pro.
Elec Fan. $8, BurgMS-Granden Co,
Prudent saving In war time la a
hostage for opportunities of peaco.
Play sat by starting an account with
Nebraska Savings & Loan Assn. Ill
S. 18th St It to S5.C00 received.
Open New Organ Sunday The new
organ at St CeciUaa' cathedral will
be formally opened on nxt Sunday
evening at 8 o'clock. An orpan re
oltal will be given by Rev. Gregory
Hugle, O. S,. B., assited by several vo
calist of the city.
Plan for Flag Day Spanish War
veterans will attend the Flag day ex
ercises at Hanscom park ' Sunday
evening In a body. The veterans Will
meet at 6:30 o'clock at Park and
Woolworth avenues. Instead of 7: SO,
as previously announced.
Motorist Fined $30 W. E.' Lewis,
paper hanger, Gretna, Neb., was fined
$60 and costs in police court Thurs
day morning for reckless driving.
Mrs. W. H, Brandt. 5208 Bedford
avenue, testified that Lewis struck her
car while he was traveling: nearly 85
miles an hour. Both cars were dam
Body Taken East The body of
Mrs. WUhimena Grass, 47 y- 3 old,
former resident of Bancroft - Neb.,
who died here Monday night was
taken to Minler, 111., her old home,
Wednesday night for burial. A
daughter and her husband accom
panied the body, Funeral services
were held for her at 8:30 o'clock
AVednesday "afternoon at Swanson's
chapel. i- ..
Seek Anthony Lamm Police are
asked to obtain information concern
ing the whereabouts of Anthony
Lamm, 63 years old, Who left his
home In MeAlester, Okla., on Feb
uary 17, 1918 and has not been heard
of or seen since. He is described as
a man of : small stature, having
round shoulders and blue eyes. In
formation concerning his whereabouts
should be sent to his son, W. E.
Lamm, 610 North Tacoma street
Six Fined in Police Court Six au
tomobile drivers were fined In police
court Thursday morning. S. Wurley,
2424 South Eighteenth street, .was
fined 81 and costs for "going between
25 ana so miles an hour. J. L.
Conn,' 4402 South Twenty-seventh
street, donated a dollar and costs to
the clerk of police court for operating
an automobile without license. C. L.
Landen, 2444 Newport avenue, was
relieved of $1 and costs for driving an
automobile "just two blocks" without
a license. R. C. Gustavson. J. E.
Johnson and John Brown were fined
for exceeding the jpeed limit
Fine fireplace goods at Sunderlands.
BEEF IS BEEF, BUT .
HOW IT'S SERVED
DEPENDS ON DAY
Monday Noon Roast beef.
Tuesday Night Beef steak.
Wednesday Noon Boiled beef.
Saturday Noon Boiled beef.
Hereafter when you take your meals
at hotels, restaurants and public eat
ir; houses in Nebraska, beef wilf be
served in accordance with the forego
ing schedule. AH other meals will be
beefless. This is the decision of Rich
ard Kitchen, chairman of the con
servation committee that has to do
with the hotels, restaurants and pub
lic eating houses o? Nebraska, the
order went out after Mr. Kitchen had
conferred with VFood t' Administrator
Wattles and Jne" hotel afid restaurant
proprietors and managers'. -,
The order, promulgated by Mr.
Kitchen, comejr -ab)iut''n order that
Nebraska may get in line with the
mandate of Food Administrator
Hoover, who from jJow:', 'until after
September proposes-..-that the: con
sumption of beef iii the United States
be limited that a greater portion of
the supply mayte sent to the soldiers
and their allies in Europe. i
Food Officials' of 3 States
s Hold Poultry Meeting Hero
Pure food officials of Iowa, Mis
souri, South Daokta, Kansas and Ne
braska met with W. F. Priebe, head of
the poultry and egg division of the
United States food administration ana
local officials Thursday to consider
methods of handling eggs. -
More than 40 shippers from i these
states also attended the meetings,
which were held in Hotel Fontenelle.
Approval of the rules and regula
tions as promulgated for Nebraska by
the federal food administration for
this state in conjunction with the pure
food division was given by Mr.
Priebe. The Washington official urged
other states represented here to adopt
the rules as .sent out to Nebraska
dealers. He sitated that Nebraska's
regulations were the most compre-
nensive ne naa seen.
Stoecker Case Nearing
End :n District Court
' Testimony in the William F.
Stoecker divorce suit in district court,
in Which Theresia Stoecker is asking
her alleged rights as a common-law
.Wife to a divorce and $100,000 alimony
from the capitalist and politician, nar-
rowed down to its final stages
Wednesday afternoon, when all wit-
nesses for both defendant and plain
tiff had offered their evidence. The
case will be given over to the law
yers tor argument Friday morning.
Diplomas to Park School
Class at New Building
Graduates of the Park school will
receive diplomas Friday in the new
Park school building. .Although it
was expected that the class would be
graduated from the new building, it
will not be ready until fall. The class
will have a picnic at Elmwood, this
morning. Class 'day exercises were
held Thursday night at the home of
the president, James Ingwersen, 1122
South Thirty-fourth street
Horse Trader Sentenced.
: Charles Daniels, horse trader, found
guilty in district court a week ago of
shooting with' intent to kUk was sen
tenced Thursday to from one to 10
years in the penitentiary by Judge
wnen you think of
8:30 A. M.
to 6 P. M.
8:30 A. M.
to 6 P? M.
Thursday, June 13, 1918-
-STORE NEWS FOR FR1DAY-
-Phone Douglas 137
ON June 14, 1777, the American Congress, in session
in Philadelphia, established a national flag by the
following resolution:' v
"Resolved : That the flag of the thirteen united
states be thirteen stripes, alternate red and, white;
that the union be thirteen stars, white on a blue field, ,
representing a new constitution."
Fkg Bay, 1101
Day and has asked the citizens of Vie tin ted States to oftaerc it.
Mayor Smith in his proclamation says: "1 wg our citizens
to join in the celebration by di playing the flag in our homes,
our places oj business and our public buildings"
Special Flag Day Program'"
by B URGESS-NASH CHORAL CLUB
FRIDA Y 12:15 NOON , . J
BUGLE CALL . ."Rally to the Flag"
As the Flag rises "The Star Spangled Banner"
will be sung by the Burgess-Nash Choral Club.
SALUTE TO THE FLAG AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
To be given as chant by Choral Club
ADDRESS "OUR FLAG" ..RevI T. J. Mackay
"THE AMERICAN'S CREED" Read In unison by Choral Club
"AMERICA" , Burgess-Nash Choral Club
Everybody is cordially Invited to coma and par
ticipate in the Fkg Day Program. ;
FREE to Everybody!
teautiful souvenfr of Flag Day, printed in colors, embracing
the Flag, the American's Creed, Al-
icgiance 10 me flag ana tne zmtjf a sj
verse of "Star Spangled Banner" and Ti. f.fls
ON THE SQUARE
AP THE ELEVATOR FRIDAY
Georgette Crepe Blouses ,
REALLY sensational values. The blouses are made of a superior quality of Georgette
crepe, and the range of selection prasents an interesting variety of colors and models.
Beaded and hand embroidered effects, square and V neckj smart fitting cuffs and every
blouse is perfectly fresh and new. ' , .......
BurM-Nwh Co. Main Floor v
'America." You will enjoy receiv
ing one of these souvenirs.
DOWN STAIRS STORE
A Radical Clearaway of Men's, Women's
and Children's Shoes r
A DETERMINED and quick disposal of all short lots and broken size assort-
Jt ments left from this season s selling.
Women'f Pumps at $1.65 v
, Short lines of women's patent and dull
fa f rmtnns ninln nnrl strnn stvlns W m i
T AfltAM T aii in IiaaIa 1 4- maIah tAn 4 -J" 5 ' ' r " i
ucaiuci uuuia iicia, ugut suica, oica tu -J. f
Sale price, $1.65 pair.
WnmM'i ihn t SZ HS sa7
Dnfinl ivn r nlnfk inns 1 Tl 1
Urnwn kifl ivnrv tnnn'
Gun metal, gray cloth tops. CO Q EJ . tSfS
Bronze kid ...... t t Jgg
Girls' Pwnps, $2.95 a ,
Big girlspatent coltMary Jane MEN'S SHOES AT . :
pumps. Goodyear welt soles, sizes CO 4 .
2i2 to 6, at $2.95. tp.fi.TO.-.,,.
1 t . e c 1 c. Mostly sample pairs and glifhtly
Infants Soft Sole Shoes, 39c shop worrit but good quality, good
Patent with gray kid tops. wearing shoes kid and gun meial
, Patent with white kid tops. button and lace, about the regular
Patent with black kid tops. iprice $2.45.
Burf ai-Nih Co. Doirn SUIrt Storo. ' '
of banded sailors
suitable for wear
in canteen work,
as well as mid
choice, at 69c.
Burg eti-Nuh Co. Down Stairs Store
Sample Hose, 25c
For women and children.
Have been used as roadmen's
samples; some slightly soiled.
Very special at 25c a pair.
Burf on.Noth Co. Down Stair Star
Fancy Voiles, 15c
Pretty voiles with figured,
stripe, floral and plaid patterns.
Large assortments of colors;
40 inches wide, 15c.
Burfau-NaihCo. Down Stair Storo
Children's Hose, 17c
Black cotton hose, fine rib
bed, seamless foot.- Very spe
cial for Friday,, at, pair, 17c.
Burnt-NahCo. Down Stairs Store I
White Corduroy, 59c
Very desirable for smart
sport skirts: 27 inches wide, and
very special for Friday, at, 59c
Bur(n-NaahCo. Down Stain Storo
Union Suits, 29c
. Women's union suits, low
neck and sleeveless, knee
length; white cotton; regular
size, at 29c. -
Buriti-Nah Co. Down Stalra Storo
Kimono Crepe, 39c
Imported Japanese ktmono
crepe, pretty designs, wide' se
lection of colors, strictly fast
colors; at, 39c a yard.
Burf Nash Co. Down Stair Storo
Boys' Wash Suits, in a
variety of good styles, and
a big selection of colors
and combinations for ages
2V2 to 8 years, for 79c.
Burgatt-NaahCo. -Down Stair Storo
Petticoats at 95c
Gingham " petticoats, pretty
effects, dark or light colorings;
finished with narrow French
Burcaa-NahCo Down Stair Store
Men's Fiber Hose, 25c
Another shipment of men's
fiber silk hose in white, black
or colors. Very special at 25
a pair. .
Burcoii-NashCov Down Stair Storo
Curtain Goods, 11c
One table of fancy bordered
voile curtains, marquisettes,
scrims, etc.; 1 to 5 yards in a
length, at 11c yard.
Burf cn-Naih Co. Down Stair Storo
Huck Towels, lSVc
All white, with neatly hem
med ends, good absorbing quali
ty and will wear splendidly.
Size 16x32 inches, 16e each.
BurgMi-NaahCo Down Stair Storo
White Gabardines, 35c
Excellent quality for suits orv
skirts, 36 inches wide. Herring
bone weave; special at 35. yard.
Buraa-NahCo. Down SUlr Store
Envelope Chemise, 95c
Sheer ' nainsook, trimmed
front or back with val lace in
sertion. Embroidered batiste
motifs or embroidery inser
Burftt-NahCo. Down Stair Storo
' Corset Covers, 39c
Made of sheer nainsook or
batiste, daintily trimmed back
and front with lace or embroid
ry insertion, at 39c.
Buri.Naih C, Down Stair Star
Costume Crepe. 32V2c '
Windsor costume crepe, 29
inches wide; light grounds with
small floral designs, for dress
es, blouses and night gowns.
Burg M-NathCo. Down Stair Storo r
Men's union suits made
in athletic style of
checked nainsook and
madras also soft pon
gee materials. All sizes
to 46. The values are
most unusual . at this
price Friday. You'll
do well to lay in a sea
son's supply at 59c.
Burf aot-Naah Co.
Down Stairs Storo
Shirts with either "Wy-jJ
soft or stiff cuffs ; wK'l
splendid selection of . JS
patterns and styles. 1
All sizes neckbands, fs'ii
just the shirt lor bus- jr. Jffl
iness, vacation or out- UjLfti
ing wear. We con-
sider the values very j 2MI
extreme. Fri., 88c. , 4
U at U J
White Voile, 29c
40-inch, white fancy voile,
lustrous finish; desirable for
shirt waists and dresses; special
at 29 yard. r
BurfM-NahCo, Down Stair Store
Child's Combinations, 35c
Consisting of reinforced
waist with buttons and adjust
able shoulder straps, drawer and
waist, 1 to 4 years, 35c. ,
BurfoM-NaihCo. Down Stair Storo
Two-piece feminalls made of
gingham in stripe or check ef
fects in dark, serviceable colors,
Friday at 85c ' , ;
Burf(.NaahCo Down Stairs Storo
OUTSIDE case made of ash, five-wallv construction,
top-icing type; ice capacity 85 lbs., special, $8.98.
Top-Icing type, ice capacity 45 lbs.,
food xHamber white enameled. Spe
cial, at $14.95. '
Refrigerators at $23.50
Apartment house style, front top
icing, Ice capacity 100 lbs. White en
ameled food chamber, special, $23.50.
Refrigerators at $23.50 '
Illinois three-door, side-icing type, white enameled
food chamber. 75 lbs. ice capacity," at $23.50.
Burco-Nh Cov Down Stair Store
POLAR Cub elec
tric fans, 6-inch
size; special Friday
fans, 4 blades, 8
inch size; special
Friday at $7.95.
Eight-inch oscillating fans,
Pittsburg 10-inch oscillating
fans, at $14.95.
Electric light Tung
sten bulbs, 25 and 40
watt, special at 25c.
BurfM-NabCo Down Stair Storo
50 Foot Garden Hose
BEST quality guaranteed garden hose, 60-foot lengths', -inch
size; special Friday for $4.45,
Molded garden hose, guaranteed, -inch size,
at 17c a foot
Hose Reels, $1.19
Hardwood hose reels, hold 100-foot hose, at
Lawn Sprays, 85c
Fountain lawn sprays made of brass, at 85c
' Grass Catchers, 59c
Canvas grass catchers, adjustable to fit several sizes of mow
ers, B9e each.
Lawn Mower, $4.5U
Three-blade, 8-inch drive wheel, fully guaran
teed, $4.50. ' '
Lawn Mower, $8.95
Four blades, 10-inch drive wheel, easy running.
Burfwa.Nuh Co. Down Stair Storo
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