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THE BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 1918.
SHOWN IN REPORT
During May 2,303,630 Hogs
Weighed, and Animals Being
Produced Heavier Than
Last Year's Output.
" That the farmers anif stock grow-
ers of the country are rendering a
valuable service toward the winning
of the war by increasing the produc
tion of pork, is indicated by a report
gathered from the ten principal live
stock markets by the National Live
The figures for May show that at
these ten markets, 2,303,630 hogs
were weighed, out of which were
found 17,707 piggy sows, or an aver
age of 76 piggy sows in each 10,000.
Receipts for the same month last
year, at the same markets, amounted
to. 2,199,013 hogs, out of which were
found 19.202 piggy sows, or an aver
age of 87 piggy sows in each 10,000
hogs weighed, showing a decrease
this year of 11 piggy sows in each
.-During the first five months of this
year the receipts showed 13,267,087
hogs weighed, out of which were
found 79,206 piggy sows, or an aver
age of 59 piggy sows in each 10,000
hogs weighed. The figures for the
corresponding period a year ago
show 12,390,109 hogs weighed, out
of which were found 81,644 piggy
sows, or an average of 66( piggy sows
in each 10,000 hogs weighed.
These figures show that more hogs
are being produced this year than
last, an1 that the farmers are making
them heavier than usual.
Farmers and stock growers in the
territory tributary to the Omaha mar
ket have also demonstrated their pa
triotism by sending in large num
bers of hogs to be sold for the bene
fit of the local Red Cross chapters.
From February 2J to June 26, the
fund had reached a total of $300,-192.69.
Omaha Leads Kansas City
in Cattle, Hogs and Sheep
Thursday's stock receipts show
Omaha leading the Kansas jCity mar
ket with more than twice as many
hogs and sheep, and nearly double
(he number of cattle. The figures
re: Omaha, cattle 5,300; hogs, 14,
500, and sheep, 5,000. Kansas City,
cattle, 3,000; hogs, 6,000, and sheep,
" Live Stock Men at Picnic.
A large number of South Side live
stock men, bankers, etc, with their
families, re planning to spend Fri
day afternoon and evening at Krug
park as guests of the management of
Flat Increase in Live
Stock Rate of 25 Per Cent
i E. E. Grimes. in charge of the con
solidated railroad offices in the Union
stock yardj building, in explaining the
effective June 25, Thursday made the
"The increase in live stockjrates is
a flat 25 per cent, with a maximum
increase of 7 cents per hundred. Ship
pers should understand that this in
crease applies to all markets.
"Grain rates are similarly advancedj
that is, wheat rates are advanced 2o
per cent' and grain other than wheat
is advanced to the wheat basis. Coal
rates are advanced approximately 30
cents per ton in South Omaha. AH
class rates are advanced 25 per cent,
with a minimum rate of 25 cents on
first class. The increase in the live
stock rates will have a tendency to
force shipment to the closest mar
ket and will in reality help the gov
ernment in zoning the different markets."
Wednesday at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Frank Cress, 2306 J street,
will be held at the Cress residence
Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. R.
L. Wheeler officiating. Interment in
Graceland Park cemetery. Mrs. Mor
gan had been a resident of the South
Side for 25 years. She is survived
by her husband, Clint Morgan; two
sons, Robert and Harry, and two
daughters, Mrs. Kate HaJIam and
Mrs. Frank Cress.
World's Beef Cattle Price
Record Again Equaled
The world's record "price of $18.25
per 100 pounds for heavy beef cat
tle, selling on the open markej, which
was established at the South Side
market Wednesday, when Elmer Gra
ham of Creston, Neb., sold 33 Here
ford and Shorthorn steers at that fig
ure, was equalled Thursday, when a
load of 17 steers shipped by Ezra
Boeckenhauer, Wakefield, Teb., was
sold by the Wood-Osborn Live Stock
Commission company to a local
packjer. The steers averaged 1,506
pounds and brought $274.84 each.
South Side Brevities
Stock Exchange Honor Roll
Containing' 66 Names Posted
An honor roll containing 66 names
of former employes of the commis
sion firms, Traders' exchange, Journal-Stockman
and Stock Yards com
pany, has been posted in the lobby of
the Stock exchange building.
Those in the service are:
James R. Baker
E. L. Bleacher
Harry L. Bloomqulst
Oscar Boyer .
Chas. F. Cheshire
John L. Curtis
Morton L. Degan
W. C. DeLee
P. C. Dixon
Martin O. Dowlin
Chester P. Dudley
Chas. M. Evans
Win. .T. Flnnegan
L. R. Hawklnnon
Marshall V. Henseti
Karl H. Hopkins
A. W. Hultz
Wm. V. Inghram
A. E. Jacobson
Dewey H. Jones
R. A. Kramer
John J. Kubat
Vernon P. Magney
Feme S. Roberts
Everett B. Scott
A hen Smith
George E. Smith
Jos. P. Spang, Jr.
E. E. Synek
Harold E. Tagg
Harry A. Wager
Edw. W. Whelen
J. C. Wilkersen
Charged With Luring Two
Young Gilrs to His Room
A warrant for the arrest of Henry
Storey, Twenty-fifth and N streets,
on a charge of assault and battery
was issued in police court Thursday,
on complaint of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Brittain, 1953 Vinton street, who
charged that Storey had lured their
two daughters, Elizabeth, 10, and
Nora, 12 years old, to his room
Wednesday hight and had mistreated
them. The girls told Police Judge
Fitzgerald that they had remained
all night in Storey's room, and that
he had given them money.
Funeral, of Mrs. Morgan.
Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie
Morgan, 61 years old, who died on
The Omaha E Xlma Red Cross unit will
meet at the Social Settlement house.
Twenty-ninth and Q streets, Thursday
night at 7:30 o'elock.
Telephone South 900 and order a case ot
Oma or Lacatonade the healthful, refreshing
Home Beverage, delivered to your residence.
Omaha Beverage Co.
J. L. Weinberg, one ot the proprietors of
the Chicago Bargain store, which waa rob
bed of (1,600 worth ot merchandise about
two weeks ago, has written a letter to Po
lice Commissioner Ringer commending the
work of the Omaha police force In appre
hending the robbers. Two negroes, one ot
whom admitted the burglary, were arrested
and are awaiting trial.
A reception and dinner , were given
Wednesday night at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. A. Schlatter In honor of Mayer Kats
man, Sam Goulick and Rajahad UoulUk,
who will lene Friday for Camp Funston.
Those present were: Messrs and Mesdames
A. Sohlalfer, M. Katzman, L. Goulick and
I. Katzman, Misses Clara Katsman, Fannie
and Anna Goulick, Messrs Julius Goulick,
Leo and Barls Schlatter.
Boarding House Keepers
Affected by Sugar Order
Boarding house keepers who feed
25. or more people regularly will be
required to present certificates for
sugar and are put on the same basis
as public eating places, according to
a ruling announced by the food ad
ministration for Nebraska.
Blanks must be obtained from the
food administration, which will then
issue certificates for the amount of
sugar the boarding house may have."
The certificate must be surrendered
to the retailer or other distributor
from whom the sugar is purchased.
Grocers are not permitted to sell
boarding houses subject to trie regula
tions without the certificate.
Brie) City i'rws
Dr. (lias. Kosewater has returned,.
lUie Koot I'rlnt It New Beacon Press
Hoc. Fans. $8. Burgess-Granden Co.
Hnnington Couple Yel Miss Mag
Kie Fox. daughter or Fred Fox, and
Roy E. Crawford, both of Hartington,
Neb., were married by Kev. Charles
Savidge at his residence Wednesday
Swipe Snrn.il Chang? Burglars,
gaining entrance by cutting the" screen
from a back window, took $32.00 in
dimes, nickels am" pennies, fron the
home of Stephau Gerzad. 2702 Y
street, Wednesda. night.
ljwn Carnival A lawn carnival
and Ked Cross auctior will be held at
the Kelvidere school grounds, 6005
North Thirty-sixth street, under the
auppices of the Belvidere Woman's
club, Friday evening. Special attrac
tions in th form of a band concert
and a program are offered.
.Mauley Joins Rotarmns Commis
sioner Manley of the Chamber of
Commerc. went to Kansas City Wed
nesday to assist In the- demonstra
tions by the Omaha Rotary club at
the national convention. .Manager
Thomas of the publicity bureau has
been there all .week.
Says Husband Abandoned Her
Ruth E. Rood filed divorce actions
against Thornton E. Rood in district
court Thursday morning. She alleges
that Thornton abandoned her and his
3-year-old child and compelled her to
work for their support The couple
was married February 4. 1914.
Martin Called to War John Mar
tin, Omaha Grain Exchange floor man
for the M. C. l'etero Milling company,
has been called into the miliary ser
vice and will soon leave for training
camp. During the session of the Oma
ha Grain exchange Thursday he was
presented with a wrist watch. Presi
dent Linderholm inakhig the speech.
Bureau of Service The railroad
administration has authorized the cre
ation of a bureau of service for the
purpose of furnishing to the public
information relative to the national
parks and monuments. Howard II.
Hays, who last year was manager of
tours for the Union Faciflc becomes
head of the bureau, with headquart
ers in Chicago. His services to the
public will be rendered free.
Orders Temporary Alimony ronM
ing trial of the divorce suit brought
by Carolyn Willis against Lloyd D.
Willis, Omaha architect and president
ot the Willis Real Estate company,
Judge Troup in district court has is
sued an order that Willis pay his wife
$75 a month as temporary alimony
for maintenance of herself and child,
that he pay suit money and attorney's
Legal Xotice The annual meeting
of the shareholders of the Nebraska
Savings and Loan Association will be
heldl In the Association's office, 211
Souflh 18th street, Saunders-Kennedy
building, Omaha, Nebraska, Wednes
day, July 3, 1918 at 8 p. m. Polls
for election of three directors open at
12 o'clock noon and close at S p. m.
on the same day. John R, Brandt,
Fine fireplace goods at Sunderlands.
IN ANNUAL JUNE SALES EVENT
EVERY woman has need for a generous outlay of silk under
. wear; for beauty and practicability they are unexcelled
. the sheer fabrics fashioned into frocks and blouses of today de-
mand silk underwear. Tomorrow starts your opportunity to sup
ply your needs at prices decidedly the lowest in all Omaha.
CREPE DE CHINES
THOUSANDS upon thousands of dainty, beautiful, delicate, colored
silk undergarments, all of which have been underpriced, will greet
you in this much-awaited sale tomorrow.
Hundreds of CAMISOLES at $
CAMISOLES in widest varieties, Crepe de Chines, Glove r
Silks, Satins, Sunbeam Silks daintily trimmed with hand
embroidery, laces, messalines, white and flesh. Present prices
far below actual worth.
Jn the Silent Drama
Teddy Bears Special at
Crepe de Chine Teddies, d
laee trimmed and plain jn
models, with ribbons and'
hemstitch. Actually worth
$3.50. On sale, at
UNDER this price head we have
assembled ,hosts of extremely
smartly trimmed Camisoles, En
velope, Chemise and Vests, both
white and flesh; all sizes are included.
GOWNS at $4.50
CREPE DE CHINE and Tub Silk,
ribbon and lace trimmed; sev
cral splendid styles; worth to $6.50.
V $4.00 fa4
A T $2.50, we are featuring broad
assortments of Bloomers, Cami
soles, Vests and Chemise; beautifully
'embroidered and richly trimmed in
durable laces; wonderful variety for
Worth up to $10.00
lace trimmed Vest
and Bloomer Sets, extra
quality Jersey, assorted
Worth up to $5.00
FULLY a dozen distinct
styles at this price.
Satins, Crepe de Chines,
Sunbeam Silks; embroid
ered in contrasting colors,
Worth up to $4.50
EXTRA heavy Glove
v Silks, Satins and
Crepe de Chine Bloomers;
pockets on knee, trimmed
in lace, embroidery and
Worth up to $4.50
Jersey silks, Satins
w and Crepe de Chines,
white and flesh; a won
derful group of pretty
styles, elaborately trim,
med; all sizes.
Sun In the "Desert May" playlnc hers
todav and tomorrow. William S. Hart In the
character of "The Grouch" converts the
fallen city of Broken hope Into the city
of Golctvn Hope by optimism, daring and a
good dt-al of plain faith In the future Com
ing from out in the desert he brings with
htm a belief In the future of the little town
und the cltliens again do a little more pros
pecting work In the deserted claims on the
hills around. Finally a discovery of tung
sten Is made and the name of the desert
village Is changed from Broken to Golden.
In the course of his upbuilding of the town
Hart finds It necessary to run the despera
does out and finds time from the series of
gun fights and from cheering up the dis
pirited citlsena to carry on a lively love
making with a pretty darkhalred girl and
tlvlr dreams are reallted with the pros
rtrlty that conies.
Straml -Wallace Relil In the story of the
"Firefly ot France" pleturea a young Ainer
Iran who embarks on a steamer for France
us an ambulance driver and becomes mixed
up with German plotters and a girl who he
ihinks is a German spy. He Is captured by
the Germans, but a shell at an opportune
moment wrecks the chateau and he cornea
to consciousness with the girl he has sus
pected and saved nursing him and they
plight their troth .lust as the news of the
United States entering the war reaches
France. Reld takes to the pnrt of the
American Bayne In an appreciative manner
and his acting brings to the play a crisp
i.ctlon that carries It far toward success.
Rlnlto In "The Braveyw tVay" played by
Sessile Hayakawa there Is pictured one of
the old customs of Japan In regard to mar
riage. Sesue plays the part of a brother
of the dying husband. By ancestral custom
he is compelled to marry the widow, al
though he is In love with a girl of Japltn
who Is half American. It la a tense and
thrilling drama and haa been produced to
faithfully picture the Japanese life in its
true light. The sadness of the story Is
lightened only by the pretty love theme
which runs through It.
children's adventures while living with their
pretty aunt, who la beselged with suiters.
Lothrop Norma Taimadge tn "Ghosts ot
TesUrday," wtll be here today and Satur
day, This drama of the screen la one of
the bigger plays ot Miss Talmadga and one
In which she has had full reach for her best
acting. The story of the play telling of the
effects of former actions on her present life
I one In which the heroine finds that her
conscience has a strong control over her.
Uncle Sam ant;) Typists.
The United States naturalization
service bag issued a call for additional
examiners. n examination for law
clerks and typists in this service, at
salaries-ranging from $1,500 to 1,620
a year, will be held in the federal
building on July 19.
Empress "The Campus Girls." a mini
ature musical comedy, with Medley and
Aioyse, headlines the bill at the Empress for
the last half of the week. A complete stage
setting descriptive of a college campus with
the usual college buildings Is shown.
"Cyclone" Hlgglns earns his name by being
a Whirlwind In a fight. This fighting parson
Is played by Francia X. Bushman, woh
with Baverly Bayne stars In 'Vyctone lllg
gins," a Metro picture which Is the screen
attraction at the Empress for the laul half
of this week.
Muse The film of a thousand chuckles
"We Should Worry." featuring Jane and
Katharine Lee, will be shown today and
Saturday. Thla production will delight the
entire family, dealing as It does with the
Beautiful in Dcsigi
DURING th 40.000.mile test of the
three New Series 19 Studebaker
Cars, the BIG-SLX at one stage of the
run covered over 11,000 miles at an
average speed of 45 miles an hour.
During this distance not a bearing
wa9 touched, oot a valve was ground,
not an adjustment of any kind was
made, excepting those of the most
This is, mdoubtedly, the most re
markable endurance run ever made
hy any stock automobile. v '
You'll never ask your car to do a
THE BONNEY-YAGER AUTO CO.
2550-54 Farnam St. Omaha,
aaMtasssva isi 11
WHY BANKERS, ATTORNEYS AND SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS MEN
ARE DAILY BUYING TRACTS OF OUR HIGH ISLAND PROPERTY.
Because they recognize the U. S. Government reports on
High Island merit our belief in bringing in tremendous oil
gushers on our property.
Because they realize that the value of these 14 -acre tracts
should be enormous in a few months.
Because they will receive a royalty of one-tenth of all oil
produced and saved from wells drilled on their tracts.
Because they realize that through our Profit Sharing Con
tract, we positively guarantee to pay 50 of our profits to
our tract purchasers.
Because they understand that even if we fail at Hiirh Island.
their share in profits from our proven lease in the Humble r'
tield tully protects' their investment.
Because they know they are dealing with responsible
people, .otherwise we would not have received permit to do
business in this state.
You should certainly be willing to invest as little as $30 with
responsible business mn with the very best chances of making'' a
The time to find out about our proposition is NOW. Soon it will
be too late.
Send for free bulletin TODAY.
Operating under permit in compliance with the laws o I
this state. . ' f
nolf Coast JDeveSopmeMj
740 First National Bank .Building,
OMAHA, NEB. !
Today and Saturday
Worth up to $6.00
Glove Silk and rich
Satin Chemise; unusualiy
pretty garments; several
BIG DOUBLE SHOW
Miniature Musical Comedy
Big Girl Act
SENNA & WEBBER
Comedy Character Delineators
Nifty, Nutty Nonsen se
"The Man on the Wire"
Thursday and Friday,
TARZAN OF THE APES
Special Matinee for Children,
FridayTb P. M.
Today and Saturday
NORMA TALMADGR in
! "GHOSTS OF YESTERDAY"
is I HE INN AT OKOBOJI
. Fifteenth Season Under Same E
;3 Special attention to automobile
Is Parties. Sj
1 CALLENDER & JAQU1TH
When Buying Advertised Goods
Say You Read of Them in The Bee
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liiiiiiiiiiEi Wherein tiiiimmiiH
Bill jn his usual gentle
way converts the city of
Hopeless Brokes into the
city . of Golden Hopes.
Today Tomorrow See It
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