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OMAHA, SATUKDAY MORNING, JUNE 15, 19i8 20 JPAGES.
On Trains, U HoUls,
News Bunds, Etc, to, .
SINGLE COPY - TWO CENTS.
VOL. XLVII. NO. 311.
OMAHA IS CENTER
OF RAIL SYSTEM
FOR SINGLE DAY
Oelay in Departure of Fran
Waiters llakes Gate City
Headquarters of North
, For the first time in history the
operation of the 9,000 miles of the
"Northwestern railroad system is be
ing conducted out of Omaha. It is
an innovation and is not likely to
ever again occur. This change in
the method of handling Northwest
ern business is due to the fact that
its recently appointed general man
ager. Frank Walters, was unable to
leave for Chicago - Thursday night,
.? as' he had planned.
.'''In his new position Mr. Walters
kept two telegraph wires loaded with
messages that were 'going out to
the chiefs of the various departments
over which he has jurisdiction. Mr.
; Walters went to Chicago last night
and along with .him went thcop
srating headquarters of the system.
, 1 . 1 Mof e Changes Made. '
' Genetal Manager Walters an
ounces the following changes in the
operating departments, of the sys
tem: B. E. Terpning becomes superin
tendent of the Wisconsin - division,
- Vice George ."Dailey promoted and
transferred to Chicago.
J. C. Cowan is appointed superin
tendent of the Galena division, with
. headquarters in Chicago, succeeding
B.,Ey Terpning, promoted.
J. Leppla is appointed assistant su
perintendent of the Galena division,
lucceeding J. C. Cowan.
W. B. Golden is appointed assistant
: superintendent of the Chadron di
, rision, succeeding J. Leppla.
F.'W. Saxton becomes chief train
Jispatcher at Fremont, succeeding
W. B. Golden. v
C H. Reynolds is appointed assist-
int general superintendent at Nor
folk, succeeding S. M. Braden, who
comes to Omaha as general superin
tendent. ' Office Is Abolished.
At .Huron, S. D., the office of gen
tral superintendent is abolished and
the' Minnesota and Dakota and the
Pierre) Rapid City and Northwestern
. railway divisions are placed under
- !he direction of the general superin
tendent in Chicago. C T. Dike, who
' has been general superintendent in
i. Huron, goes to Boone, la., as assist
ant general superintendent.
Passenger Agent Vacancy
' x At U. P- Remains Unfilled
With the resignation of W. S. Bas-
mger as. general passenger agent ot
'the - Union Pacific, it is considered
doubtful if the vacancy will be filled.
All of the general passenger office
business has been turned over to W,
H. Murray, the assistant, and it seems
to be the consensus of opinion that
this arrangement will maintain.
There is considerable ". speculation
as to who will be appointed federal
manager of the Union Pacific. It is
understood that a number of names
are under consideration, but up to this
time, it is asserted. Hale Holden, who
is at the head of the zone that in
cludes the. Union Pacific, has not inti-
: ' mated his selection. Many' of the
railroad men believe that. President
v Calvin will pick the plum, and there are
still others who incline to the opinion
that the lucky man may be W. L.
t Park, now acting.president of the
Great Western. v
.It is argued that Mr. Park, being a
comparatively young man and being
familiar with the road, having been its
f. general superintendent for many
years, is one of the most logical men
1 to be picked for the place. Mr. Park
. . denies that he has any inclination in
this direction and asserts that so far
- is he knows his name has never been
"mentioned in connection with the
Saturday is Last Day on
Which to Pay Income Tax
. Saturday, June IS, is the last day on
which income and excess profits taxes
A - may be paid. Thousands of notices of
assessment mailed out to persons who
'.- filed returns have been sent out from
the office of Internal Revenue Col
lector Loomis. Many people have al
ready sent in checks or drafts or have
appeared in person to make their
; Taxpayers are urged not to forget
to detach the left hand part of the
fonn mailed to them and to return
; it'with the tax money.
The ' collector's office is receiving
hundreds of smalt checks from tax-
ayers with incomes ranging around
1,200. All unmarried men are liable
for the tax for the amount of their
income above $1,000, married men for
their income above $2,000.
1 1 Americans Win War Cross
Bestowed by Gqn. Pershing
With the American Army in
France, June 14. The distinguished
icrvice cross, the new American war
medal, has been awarded to 11 mem
hrr of the American exoeditio'narv
forces by General Pershing. Twol
fic'ers and five ' privates have been
honored. Six of the men were dec
orated for bravery in action February
28. Ambulance drivers, artillery men,
Infantry men and a .private from the
medical department comprises those
Organize Workers to Form
:" Societies for. War Savings
' One' hundred men who helped .in
the January .war savings stamp drive
have been asked to luncheon at the
Chamber of Commerce next Tuesday
by the Omaha committee1 to organize
teams to establish 300 more w2r"6av
ings societies in Omaha's business
district. Already 200 such societies
have been established in the business
district, and the other 300 will fill
Omaha's business district quota of
600 sfw'tier , " . ' v
f.arfipM erJinnt nuttils to the nUHV
her of thirty-eight have made the
following excellent records in -i
Rt Years Theodore Karlaulst, Agnes
Kuncel; five. Besot Kuncel; four. Marie
Leach; three, '''Walter Raamusaen. Ray
Buoln. Mark Pavla; two, Dora Weiss, Ruth
Weiss Stella Horwlch. Edgar Broadhurat.
Ennn. ri.rk. Ferdinand Kowe. Lloyd
Rewe; one. Edward Nichols. Harriet Hor
wlch, Werlyn tohU Buretta Fistt. Ellen
Nevlns, Ethei Backus, Nell Miller. Byron
n.mw.A lianHBih Ti &rfn,'t Donald Hill.
T.nii.n 'Aim . Kathrvn Parker. Mildred
Daly. JarolaT Chval. Esther Nordr
.'1 . T lnll.iil.t
One Semester Elver Oertson, MarsjareU
- irk.n,.. p.rk. RiTmnnd Altman
.inhn rf-.iit.fon. north Martin. 'Vivian I
Howe, Qeorge Herlng t J
The Garfield 8 A class entertained
tii R Tt rla at the home of Adeline
McCulloch The party was on the
order of a lawn fete until an abund
ance nf -Wiriruis refreshments calle
the young folks indoors where other
games ana musii wctc wums
urftrt the hou;' of, 11.
Thnc nrenr tttrf: LtlCV Hill.
Esther Mystrom Esther Nordahl,
Elizabeth Urimm, wargaret iracy,
Vivian Rowc, Stella Horwich, Adel
i'n Mrriillnrh Kulah Wester. George
Lin'dquist, Wijliam Clifton, George
ITIi;. (,rinc' 'M'illor TarnOav Ckval.
Loch: Ford and Leonard File
Damage Suit Against Eselin
Peter Loch, John Ford and John
Leonard, co-partners doing business
utirlfr th name of the Oroheum
Gardens, filed a petition in the dis
trict court, Friday, against George
C. Eselin, asking $4,UUU damages.
The petition alleges that Eselin
fl1.d r netitinn acainst the Oroheum
Gardens, n which he falsely and mali
ciously asserted that the place was
being conducted as a disorderly
house; and that from the publicity
of this charge, their business was
brought into disrepute and had to be
Actina Head of Great Western
Railroad Visits Gate City
Accompanied by W. L. Durrp-su-perintendent
at Clarion, la., W. L.
Park, acting president of the Great
Western, is in the city, haying come
over from Chicago cm an inspection
of the company lines.
Mr. Park fcnjoys the distinction of
having been loaned by the Illinois
Central, and is the acting chief ex
ecutive officer of the Great Western
while its president, S. L. Felton, is
in France looking after the United
States construction of railroads
Slight Damage Done by
Two Early Morning Fires
ci:u jnm.rr. urn Ann Kv fires
early this morning in two lumber
yards, spontaneous comuusuuii vi
coal is believed to have caused the
fire at the Boyer-Van Koran Lumber
c6rftpany's yard Twenty-fourth street
and the belj line. '
Lightning struck a pileof lumber
and -started, a small blaze at the yard
of the Missouri River Lumber com
Central Committee Named
For Celebration of July 4
The following were named to con
stitute a central committee on the
observation of the Fourth of July in
Omaha at a meeting at the city hall
IQ. w. DixneraH
T. B. Dysart,
M. C. Peters
Walter T. Page,
W. D. McHugh,
C. C. George.
Col. J.-M. Baniiter.
John W. Welch,
T. P. Reynolds.
Mayor Ed P. Smith,
Frank O. Odell.
James B. Haynea,
W. W. Slabaugh,
Nf. C. Thomas,
' W. R. Adair,
R. C. Strehlow,
Joseph F. Murpby,
Harry A. Wolf,
W. M. Kalamaja,
Robert II. Manley.
Drafted Men of Division 5
Who Leave Omaha June 24
Drafted men from Division S who
will leave for Camp Funston and
Fort Riley June 24" are as follows:
I,, E. Sperling. Carl Zlch. T. W. Cullen,
A. L. J. Juergene, William B. Davie. J.
Marltsas, F. M. Welter, Nick Marltad, R.
W. Tork, W Bradley, 8. C. Telander, R. E.
Johnson, Joe Fitzgerald. Mllo B. Hoar, F.
William darvey, R. J. Mayer, P. Haykln,
H. T. Peterson, H. H. O. Anderson, H. O.
Home. J. R. Leeder, U Q. Hall. W. M.
Larson, J. H. Bonoff, A. William Schneider,
Charles J.i Jensen. William Barnett, W. E.
Gllmore, George Reynolds, L. T. Hoyt, id
I. Kanka, J. B. Staley, O, K. Llnde, A. A.
Bylander, G. A. Maxey, R. 11. Fuller. B. M.
Peterson, B. G. Barron, C. M. Hopkins, SI
Ho Hahm, C. W. Dutcher, J. Cunningham,
C. h. 8tory F. B. Wallace. C. R. Trum
pold, S. A. Samuelson, I. Davidson, J. R
Dunn, Frank W. Lovgren, Cecil A. Heyi,
John F. Taggart, Elmer 8. Redlck, Harry
Anderson, Pat J. Cleary, Abe Flnkenstefn.
Henrlk Hansen, Harry Hansen, Ed Rips,
Theodore J. Klene, Rolland C. Hanrahan,
Walter G. Carr, Clyde J. Heckel, John W.
Shean, Harry Edward Jiidd, Nels J. Ekberg,
Joseph Vesclo, Leonard H. Chernlss, Wil
liam F. Bowers, Algot E. Anderson, Lesses
Simons. Carl F. Helgren, Earl S. Taylor,
Ben Ebener. John W. Dravlng, David H.
Bowman, Hans P. Hanson, Harry P. Gan
nn, Harry McGrath, Nels It. SJolln, Ralph
D. Zimmerman. Max C. Brodsky, Loull
Pfefflnger, Glenn Clark,' Oscar Schmidt,
Carl I. Anderson, Peter Jensen, Thomas E.
Evans, Charles J. Holm, J. Bratton BeegU.
Lduls Nesselson, William A. Spethman, Erlo
HaWerson. Dean B. Cumlngs. William P.
McUulre, Lynn F. Ireland. Howard F. Con
nors, George F. Nickels, Henry P. Deleuran,
Raymond M. Wells, Charles Drurey, Carl
Bayer, Emll Christensen, John A. Carlson,
R. W. Adolphson, Evar C. Anderson, Ed
ward T. Rellly, Harry Lincoln, Leroy D.
Holdren, Harry Broeksteln, Carl Nelson,
Antel P. Clark, Raymond Henry. Marshall
M. Buckingham. Joseph roas. Frank Casi
day. Willie E. Bumpas, Albert B. Newman.
Axel J. Erlckson, Paul J. Aimquisi, nupu
E. Jones, Cecil C. Strlmple, John T. Curtis,
Bert G. Dukls, Francis R. Wallace, Frank
Grlmley, George Puncher, Jake Kaplan,
John Agosto, James L.- Landon, Morris
Goldware, William B. Young, Harry R. Ny
strom, Claud lo Delltalo, M. J. Rosso, Daniel
J. Lynch, William F. StoeUel, Will A. Bour
bean, Willis A. Ramsey, Dave Kaplan,
Floyd E. Newton, Rudolph O. H. Van Kes
sel, Eugene N. Blazer, George P. Morrlasy,
George A. Egbert, Emll G. Jensen, Andy
Jensen. John W. Hurley, Roy O. Webster.
John Zlch, Max Kulakofaky, Albert Ander
son. Clark H. Hoyt, Frank J. McHugn,
Kmilllus Petersen, Arlo E. McLarnan, Leo J.
Byrne, Leo Mof rlsey, ylfarry Rlggs, Ernest
E. Swanson, Orris Bllger, Anders J. Ander
son, William C. Phillips, Samuel Komar,
Clarence A. Harrison, William Zimmerman,
Maurice Llpp. Edward Wlrltmcr, Claude
Young, Peri'y Fetmn, Richard Murphy,
Thore A, Molur, William E. Heln, Budd
Eauton, Hubert B. 'oughlln, William, T.
Redllngur, Henry Thompson, Walter A. Ol
son, Frank 8. Fllllppo, Wllbert L. Osbom,
Rudolph Nybbelln, Fred G. Hunt. Jesse S.
Johnson, , Robert Henderson, William V
Kanaka, Lee & Sterling, Harold Wells,
William H. Jtorton, Ellss Goldstein. John
P. Dslsell, Adolph Relsei .
, Store Talk
A pupil of Whistler's,
the great painter, was
showing the master a.
picture. "Don't yoi
think if's pretty
g-g-good? " he stam
mered, heart in mouth.
Snarled Whistler, each
word a dagger, "My
dear fellow, did you
ever hear of a prettys
Like eggs, clothes are
either good or bad. There
is no middle ground. Our
lifelong standards of qual
ity are your safeguard in
clothes buying. ,
Why be satisfied with than
Greater Nebraska get-rica?
J0HN A. SWANSON, Pres."
WM. L. HOLZMAN, Treas.
SHOP EAULY STORE CLOSES AT 15:30 P. M. SATURDAY SHOP EARLY.
Fashion Genius Creates Comfort
in Hot Weather Clothes
A NNOUNCING our complete readiness to supply
western men with "Sea Breeze Comfort" in summer clothes.
We're opening vast new selections of specially designed apparel,
maintaining our reputation for offering the clothes you want when
you want them. A mighty agreeable surprise awaits you at Greater Nebraska Saturday
Thousands Upon Thousands of Cool, Comfortable Suits
$25 ,o U5
Wonderfully attractive flannels, serges, homespuns, worsteds in
single and double breasted quarter, eighth or skeleton lined. Hand
tailored suits from such famous specialist makers as
Society, Brand Fashion Park Hicketj-Freeman
Skeletonized Coat and Pants Suits
Scientifically designed, shape retaining fabrics
and the workmanship to go with it Values like these
are so rare that our retail prices are less than present
$3.50 to $7.50
1U to 40 A
' - , mw -hw . - II I
..iiiVsiimiiiNiiiuiiiiLe,, y Palm Beach, Arctic m iC- vC! .JmlllnL. ' '!
" WWlW JwSKkr- h'1" S""h Braemar. Jf WlfiA W IL '
Luxurious colors and weaves
in such an overwhelming
variety tnat Silk Shirt choos
ing is a real novelty here.
Crepe de Chine,
English Crepe, pj tO
Fine Madras Shirts, Special feat-,
ure lines, at
. $1.50, $2.00, $2.50
A Straw Hat
for Every Man
The greatest season for diversity in Straw Hat
styles that we have ever known. Every new shape,
braid and effect is here, at
$2 to $12
Largest showing of genuine panamas,
bangkoks, leghorns, baliluks, f usiayamas,
splits and sennits. '
Madagascar Straw Hats, (fcO ff
Arctic Silka Hats, at pVU
Most wonderful showing of Silk and tl1 d0
Cloth Caps in the middle-west. ... V 1 to V3
Our great showing of Coast Bath
ing Suits is the talk of the town.
Entirely new color effects. Every
conceivable combination and
' $1.00 $5.00,
Cool Union Suits
. . . . . ,: .... .... - , , '
Hot days start the rush. Looks like a
quick clean-up. Better get yours Saturday.
Superior Fine Lisle. Madewell Knit-to-Fit
Vas.ar Best Athletic - and a Host of Other
50c . $3.50
The Vacation Luggage Store
Extreme Value A A
Traveling Bags r.P 1 U.UU
Genuine crepe grain cowhide
leather bag, hand sewed frame,
plaidjinen lining. Come in black
only. Unequaled values.
Others t S5 to $35.
HURLEY AND ARNOLD
GLOVE "GRIP OXFORDS
and White Shoes and Oxfords
82.25 to $10.00
Famous Everwear Jewel tOC AO
Wardrobe Trunk., Style "A" tpOeUU
A roomy, yet not bulky trunk, vulcanized, fiber-covered; will
carry six suits and overcoat or twelve dresses and a wrap;
drawer space for Jjtats and other wearables.
Others at $27.50 to $75
Standard and Steamer Trunks, $6.50 to $25.00
Vulcanized Fiber & 'A CA
Suitcases, at ...... PV
A most durable suit case. Looks
and wears like high grade lea-,
ther. 7V2 inches deep; Steel
frame, straps all around.
Others at $6 to $25. "
y . F0RBUSH, BATES ANDALL
; AMERICA OXFORDS
" and Golf and Athletic Footwear,
Prices Range, " . '
82.50 to 88,00
3OR5ICT APPAREL FOR MEN AND WOMEN,