Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, July 03, 1918, Page 3, Image 3

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fliggest and Most Patriotic
Day Ever Staged in Magic
City Under Way.
Plans for the biggest and most
(patriotic Fourth of July celebration
fjever held on the South Side were
outlined at a meeting of representa
tive" citizens at the South, Side city
ball Monday night.
It was agreed to abandon plans for
l celebration at Spring Lake park
ind hold a joint celebration in Man
dan park. Attorney John C. Barrett
was appointed general chairman, and
the committees in charge of the big
demonstration were appointed as fol
lows: Program, John C. Barrett, S. L.
Winters, Dean Ringer; music and
amusements, W. W. Fisher, M. P.
Hinchey, John Kramolish; chairman
of attendance committees, Thomas
Koziol, Josehp P. Uvik, J. C. Vana,
,W. W. Fisher, Frank Helen. A com
mittee of Lithuanians, who will can
vass the Lithuanian settlement, was
named as follows: Joseph P. Uvik, B.
Malausky, A. Poskus, A. Akron, F.
gigmontr, A. Zinlap.
Plans for the big demonstration
were gone over in detail and it was
Idecided to have races for children,
both boys and girls, 15 years old and
tender. These races are scheduled to
be' held from 2 to 5 o'clock. People
are urged to bring basket lunches and
make it a regular old-fashioned
Jiicnic. '
Chief Justice Morrissey 'of the Ne
braska supreme court will deliver the
principal address of the day at 7 p.
m. ; A number of other prominent
speakers are also listed on the pro
gram. Detailed Program.
The meeting which will be held at
7:30 p. rn. will be alled to order by
John C. Barrett, chairman of the
arrangements committee.
Band music will be followed by
singing of the Star Spangled Banner
by the Armour Glee club, church
choirs, J. C Wrat,h director, and
( Reading of the Declaration, of In
Uependence will be by Leo Fried, fol
lowed by singing of the Battle Hymn
of the Republic.
An address by Mrs. Leff-Caldwell
ton "Americanization," will follow,
with music by the band and singing
societies, and reading of. Lincoln's
Gettysburg address.
Chief Justice Andrew M. Morrissey
is chief speaker.
Retreat of the flag, by soldiers of
Fort Omaha, under charge and di
rection of Col. John C. Maher will
close the program. e
All Serbian societies under leader
ship of Peter Plechas will attend in
Swift & Company President
Protests Against Charges
Louis F. Swift, president, Swift
& Co. protests on recent charges
made against that firm,
charges made against that firm.
"Swift & Co. protests against cer
tain unwarranted statements in the
report issued by the Federal Trade
commission on war profits. In them,
they give the public a false impres
sion regarding the profits and the
conduct of the packing business.
"Swift and Company can justify its
profits as not only reasonable, but
necessary for efficient conduct of the
business, to finance large inventories
at high prices and to expand facilities
at increasing costs.
"The report states that the five
large packers have a monopoly of the
meat industry and manipulate the
market without regard to law. This
is a serious charge unsupported by
facts. Swift and Company, in compe
tition with all other packers, has no
control, over prices and the policy of
the company is to obey the law.
"Packers' profits are unjustly aggra
vated by the statement that four large
packers made a profit of $140,000,000
during the three war years, as against
and average annual profit of $19,000,
C00 for the three years before the war.
This compares a three-year profit with
one-year-profit and the $19,000,000
should have been $57,000,000 to make
the comparison just."
Tops Market With 1 8 Steers
Averaging 1,323 Pounds Each
William Oeltjen of Creston, Neb.,
topped the South Side cattle market
Tuesday with a prime load of 18
Hereford steers that averaged 1,323
pounds and sold for $18.25 per 100
pounds. These were the lightest
steers to reach this figure on the
Omaha market. They were part of a
drove of 106 feeders purchased by Mr.
Oeltjen on this market last Decem
ber. At that time they averaged 728
pounds and were bought for $10.50
per 100 pounds.
Charles L.' Corkle of Tilden, Neb.,
topped market for yearling steers
with a load of fancy whitefaces that
were' 6old by Melady Bros' Com
mission company to a local packer
for $17.35 per 100 pounds. Mr. Cor
kle is One of the best known breed s
of fancy cattle in the state. The
6teers marketed Tuesday morning'
were, of his own feeding and raising.
Surprise Party Tendered
Thomas Sullivan, South Side
A surprise party m honor of Thom
as Sullivan, jr., was given ai his home
3917 South Thirty-sixth street. Games
were played and refreshments were
served Those present were: Messrs.
Tom Sullivan, Worley, Leo, Frank C,
Harry and Albert Williams, Charles
and Joe Bohaty, Ralph Widener,
Samuel Harrot, Frank Brandil, Ray
Hall, Fred Van Sant, John Russell,
Robert Vinson, James Sullivan, John
Vitrobic, Fred Harrot, Willard
Groves, Joe Wacoeil, A. Leonard;
Missess Josephine and Helen Russell,
Edith Harrot, Edith Mitchell, Lillie
Belle Covert, Mary Groes, Irene
Boyer, Helen" Wilson, Opal McFar
land, Nellie Russell, Marie Fiate
meyer, , Blanche Flatemeyer, Mildred
Mullins, Bessie Larson; Mesdames
Russell, Sullivan and Leonard,
Joseph Schneider Faces Third
Complaint for Violation of
Prohibition Law; Friendly
Caller Loses Purse.
Joe Schneider, proprietor of a soft
drink parlor, 6321 Railroad avenue,
was arrested Tuesday on a charge of
illegal sale of liquor, after Fred
Haffka, Plattsmouth, Neb., who was
arrested on a charge of. illegal pos
session of liquor, told the officers that
he had purchased the liquor from
Schneider. Haffka had part of a pint
bottle of whisky in his 'possession
when arrested.
This is the third time Schneider has
been arrested in connection with
violation of the prohibition law. He
was discharged in one case, and was
fined $100 and costs for illegal pos
session of liquor last January. .
Loses His Purse.
Peter Mekkelson, 4015 K street, re
ported to police that while he a as
making a friendly call on Mi-inie Haw
kins, colored, 5016 South Twenty
sixth street, Tuesday noon, another
colored woman, giving her name as
Florence Gordon, 50254 South Twen.
ty-sixth street, seized his coat, in
which was a purse containing $55, and
ran into an alley.
Mekkelson gave chase and re
covered the coat, minus the purse.
Detectives Zaloudek and Creal re
covered the purse, from which $30
had been extracted, and arrested
Florence Gordon, who is beinir held
for investigation.
Motorcycle Officer Injured
In Collision With Auto
Joseph Urbanac, a motorcycle traf
fic officer appointed to the police force
about a month ago, received a severe
ly sprained ankle and bruises about
the head when he was thrown from
his rrfachine following a collision with
an automobile driven by C. B. Hoffer
man, 821 South Thirty-seventh street,
at Twentieth and Sprague streets
about 8 o'clock Tuesday night.
Calvin Selected Federal
Manager of U. P.
Lv?$ iff
Chicago, Jtily 2. Important ap
pointments of federal managers of
railroads wenc made by Regional Di
rector Hale Holden this afternoon as
Atchison, Topcka & Santa Fe W.
B. Storey, Chicago.
Union Pacific E, E. Calvin,
Pacific W- R. Scott San
Francisco. ''
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific J.
E. Gorman, Chicago. (Mr. Gorman
is federal manager of other parts of
the road outside Mr. Hcldcn's juris
diction). Denver & Rio Grand E. L
Brown, Denver, general manager.
Boy 12 Years Old Steals
From Mother to Buy Clothes
Mrs. Elizabeth Matcha, a seamstress
living in 2007 S street, reported to po.
lice Tuesday that she had been robbed
of $30 by her 12-year-old son, Charles,
and asked that he be arrested. Fol
lowing his arrest Charles told officers
that home life was unbearable and
that he took the money to buy clothes
in order to leave home and secure
employment. When arrested he had
spent most of the money for clothes
and a suit case in preparation for his
Brie) City News
Hit Bool Print IV Ntw Beaooa Proa
Elec. Fans, $8. Burgess-Granden Co.
Library Closed Thursday The pub
lic library will be closed all day
July i.
Dr. Austin's froc lectures, 2614
Cuming, 8 p. m. Classes daily 3 and
9 p. m.
Dakota Men Enlist Thirteen men
from Watertown, S. D., came to
Omaha Tuesday to enlist In the navy.
Stores to Close Thursday AH Oma
ha retail stores which are members
of the Associated Retailers or Omaha
will he closed Thursday to observe the
national holiday.
Marines Want Electricians Ser
geant Carpenter, in charge of enlist
ments in the United States marines
in Omaha, reports that there are some
excellent openings for electricians who
wish to enlist with the "devil dogs."
Goes to Great Lakes Morris Rob
inson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Kob
inson, 618 North Twentieth street, has
enlisted in the navy and will leave In
a few days for tha Great Lakes naval
training station.
To Pen for Theft Leo Pollack,
colored, pleaded guiltjr before Judge
Troup Tuesday morning to the charge
of breaking into and robbinv the store
of J. U Weinberg, 4P24 South Twenty-
fourth street, on June 13. He stole
goods valued at $1,565, it waj charged.
Ho was gi 'en a sentence of from one
to ten years in tho penitentiaryi
Tine fireplace goods at Sunderlands.
Fractures Skull When
Thrown From Street Car
Irene Ternev. 2204 Dnntrla
employed in the United States Na
tional hank, was harllv hmiscil ahnut
the back and legs, and probably re
ceived a fractured skull when she was
thrown from a street car at Iwenty
fourth and Cuming streets, Monday.
Mis Ternew vva retnt-nimr frnm
nark with a nartv of friends. Thi
car was crowded and the party was
standing on the back platform. She
was thrown from the car as it furneH
the corner. Police surgeons attended
ner injuries and she was taken to the
r ... .
iisier nospitai.
Butler, Citing Fire, Urges
Need of Night Police Doctor
Commissioner Butler, during Tues
day morning's meeting of the city
council, suggested that Tuesday
night's experience at the Elks' build
ing fire warranted the recommenda
tion that a physician should be at the
police station during the night hours.
Commissioner Ringer responded by
stating that he and the health com
missioner had the matter in hand and
expected to arrive at a satisfactory
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This Store Will Be
AS JULY 4TH, 1776, was the dawn of democracy
for this Nation, let us on July 4th, 1918, celebrate
he birth of a new and greater Spirit of Democracy,
by whose influence, we hope and believe, what
the signers of the Declaration of ' Independence
dreamed of for themselves and their fellow
countrymen shall be fulfilled for all mankind.
jj The Beverage of Finer Delight jlBl
p HPHERE is health and strength " "vSliB
!g A in every cold bottle of Luxus, jpjjlry' r villi
besides the finer delight from its f plr $ Vwlp
exquisite appeal to your taste. p jjf M i lH
In 12-ounce Brown Bottles iftt liP
iiijjjj at Fountains, Cafes and Res- 11
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rate Stores
Flags for theth of July
Fly it from the housetops fling it to the
breezes everywhere "Let Freedom
Ring" from every star and stripe Your
Flag and My Flag and never before has
it meant so much to us.
Silk Flags on Sticks, from 4x6 inches, at 5c, to 14x20 inches at 50c
Cotton Bunting Flags, fast color with gilt spear, 12x18, each.. 10c
Cotton Flags, fast color, 3x5 feet, each 75c
U. S. Regulation Wool Bunting, finest quality, 3x5 feet up.
All sizes of fast color Defiance Bunting
Make This a Sane Fourth For Your Children
The Government has made a suggestion that no largo fire
works be used this year but in order to keep the Spirit of Inde
pendence Day before the children, we have, procured a quantity
of "Sparklers." There is nothing that produces the pleasing ef
fect and is more safe than the American "Sparkler." The chil
dren will be delighted with them. '
They Are 10c a Package.
Main Floor Brandeii Storat
Basement Sale ot Outing footwear
Just in Time for the Fourth of July
Shoes for every outdoor sport for men and women just the foot
wear that you wjll want to make you enjoy to the utmost the outdoor
recreation you will get on the Fourth. I
Purchased by us at 50c on the Dollar
And to be Sold the Same Way
THE REASON because they are in many instances, slightly soiled
or rubbed but not in any instance does it hurt the wear.
Men's Five Eyelet Oxfords, $1.69
Made up in white or brown, with rubber soles
and one-inch rubber heels; good range of sizes.
Men's Tennis Oxfords, 75c
In black and white, lace style, sizes 6 to 11.
Boys' Tennis Oxfords, 69c
White and black, with rubber soles, sizes 2
to 6.
Women's White Canvas "Keds" $1.49
Eight-inch rubber soles and' one-inch heels,
sizes 2Vi to 7.
Women's White Oxford "Keds" $1.25
Five-inch, lace styles with rubber soles and
heels; good range of sizes.
Mary Janes and Pumps, $1.25
Women's White Canvas, ankle strap, Mary
Janes or Plain Pumps. Trade Mark "Keds,"
sizes ZVt to 8.
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Children's and Misses' Mary Janes
Ankle strap, with white rubber soles and
wide, roomy toe; for children, sizes 9 to 2, 89c
and women s sizes 2& to 8, 98c
Last Minute Suggestions tor the Fourth
Wash Skirts, $2.90 to $9.95
Repps, Cordelines, Piques and Gabardines;
the very best styles, with large fancy pockets,
wide belts, dainty embroideries and large pearl
buttons. Second Floor.
And Waih Skirts in the Basement at $1.69
Wash Skirts of Gabardine,1 Bedford Cord,
Pique, Repp and all white materials; many dif
ferent styles, wide range of sizes. Basement.
Sweaters, $3.95 to $15
Children's Sweaters in Zephyr and Shetland,
Mohair and Fiber Silk, and Shetland Wool and
Novelty Fiber Silk Sweaters for women' in slip
overs, coat effects and sleeveless styles. Every
good style and every good color is here. Second
Picnic Baskets and Outfits
Paper Picnic Outfits for 4 people, 10c; for 8
people 15e
Consisting of cups, saucers, plates, napkins, etc.
Sanitary Seated Packages of 25 Paper Picnic
Plates, for 10c
Picnic Baskets, from 25c to $1.50
Paper Cups in sanitary sealed packages, 5 for 5c
Basement Brandeis Stores
Thermos Outfits
Thermos Bottles, from $2.00 to $4.50
Thermos Lunch Kits, fct . .$3.25, $3.50 and $3.75
Drug Dept., Main Floor Brandeis Stores
Girls' Tub Skirts, $2.95 to $5
Very latest styles, trimmed with pearl but
tons, fancy pockets, wide belts, shirring around
waist; sizes 12, 14 and 16 years.
Second Floor Brandeis Stores
Bathing Suits
The best styles of the season, a wide rango of
colors such as Kelly green, royal purple, navy,
black, etc., in a variety of combinations, priced
from $3.98 to $12.50 and upward
Annette Kellerman Tights, at ... .$1.25 to $1.98
Bathing Shoes, Caps and Accessories at very
moderate prices. ' t
! Second Floor Brandeis Stores
Women's Hosiery, 79c and $1.15
At 79c Fiber Silk Hose, fiber silk to the
knee, black, white and colors. r :
At $1.15 Pure Thread Silk Hosiery, full
fashioned, aome seamless, silk to the knee, In
black, whit and colors.
Main Floor Brandeis Stores . : ,
Basement Blouses at $1.2$
A special lot of Blouses, new, fresh, crisp
and clean, made of organdies, voiles, batiste and
plain and fancy materials; 15 different styles;
many lace and embroidery trimmed; new big roll
collars, etc., sizes 36 to 46.
Basement Brandeis Stores
Creams, Lotions and Alleviatives
for Sunburn.
Abonita Vanishing Cream, 35c size,' at.... 19c
Melorose Beauty Cream, 60c size, at...... 42c
Mme. Isabelle's Skin Whitener, 35c size, at. .39c
Melba Skin Cream, at 50c
Hudnut's Marvelous Cold Cream, 50c and $1.00
Main Floor Brandeis Stores '
Patriotic Victor Records for the Fourth
Use the Victrola to fan
the flame of your patriotism.
Here are a few of the many
Victor Records, whose senti
ments burn with renewed
meaning just now.
18316 "Hail Columbia,"
"Battle Cry of
Freedom," Hamil
ton. 17967 "Young America,
We're Strong for
You," Peerless Qt.
"Songs We Used v
to Sing in Dixie
land," Reed and
64677" America,
A o
C f 6 O H
I J a t
H' M & O
I V v 6 w x
9 m
Pompeian Room Brandeis
Now is the time to get
them for the "Fourth." If
you haven't a Victrola, by
all means let us send one
home for you today. ,
45121 "Columbia, the
Gem of the
Ocean," Murphy.,
"Battle Hymn of
the Republic"
18293 "My Own United
v States," Dixon
and Male Qt.
"We'll Never Let
Our Old Flag
Fall' Hamilton
and Male Qt.
64664 "Star Spangled
Banner," McCor
Stores . mack.
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