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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: JULY 7, 1918.
BOYS BATTLE, ONE
BEING SHOT WITH
AIRGUN IN HEAD
Leo Dunn, 6 Years Old, is
When Shot Is
Imbedded in Skull
Three small boys, all sons of wid
ows, became embroiled in an argu
ment Saturday afternoon that cul
minated in Leo Dunn, 6, son of Mrs.
B. T. Dunn, 5232 South Twenty
second street, being shot in the 'head
with a hard shooting air rifle in the
hands of Chester Waterman, 6, son
of Mrs. Mary Waterman, 5405 South
The shot struck Leo in the right
temple and imbedded itself in the
skull tissues, causing a painful,
though not serious, wound. The
two lads, together with Harry Benda.
13, son of Mrs. Marie Benda, 2215
S street, who, Chester said, had . en
couraged him to shoot Leo, were
brought to the police station to be
"Yes, I told him to shoot Leo."
Henry told Police Captain Madsen.
"Some of the bigger boys have been
picking on Chester, so when Leo
wanted to fight I gave him my gun
to protect himself."
Lto was taken to Dr. Scliindel's
office for treatment, after which he
and the Waterman lad were allowed
to go home. Henry was held at the
police station pending the arrival of
the juvenile officers.
Only English Language
Permitted In Stock Yards
"No language but the English
shall be used in all business trans
actions in these yards," is a rule
adopted at a meeting in Exchange
hall Friday to apply to all business
transactions at the South Side mar
ket. As far as commission men, regular
buyers and local traders are con
cerned, the rule is not necessary, as
business1- transactions have always
. been carried on in English, but it is
intended to hit outsiders who vi.it
the market for one reason or another.
"We are going to make the
Omaha live stock market 100 per
cent loyal if it is possible to do so,"
said an Exchange official. '
Evening Services to B.e
Discontinued on South Side
The South Side Ministerial union
held a meeting Saturday afternoon
M which it was decided to discon
tinue the evening services in all
South Side churches during July
nrtd AuTust. and hold a union meet
ing every Sunday night in Syndicate
par!.-. The first union meeting will
he held JtiJv 14. The local pastors
will, be assisted from time to time
by outside speakers, and the ser
mons and addresses will be of a
patriotic nature, in order. to comply
'ith President Wilson's request that
the various denominations unite in an
effort to strengthen the morale of the
nation in war time. !
Big Bill at Besse Theater
, -This week with a fleet of best
4Today' Star, Douglas Fairbanks
in "Manhattan Madness," and the
best Keystone comedy, "Cinders of
Monday Charlie Ray liy'His Home
Town," and also "The Eagle's Eye."
Tuesday Edith Storey in "Treasure
of the Sea," also "The Retreat of the
Wednesday and Thursday Mar
guerite' Clark in "Rich Man, Foor
; Man," also a two-reel comedy.
Friday Wallace Reid , in "The
House of Silence."
Saturday Fatty Arbuckle in his
best comedy, "He Did and He Didn't"
also "The Woman in the Web."
South Side Brevities
Mri. Walter Taylor left for Red Oak, la.,
this evening to visit Mends.
Mini Isabel Dowrle Is lowly recoverlnf
rruin a serious operation at Swedish Mia
Clover Leaf camp No. I has postponed its
entertainment until to second Thursday
night in August.
K dslofatloa of about II 8outh 8!1
stockmen are planning to ' attend the
frontier days celebration at Cheyenne, Wyo,
July 14 to 17.
Orchard Hill Red Crosa unit. South Side,
requests the aid of women volunteers to
help with the work of repairing shirts for
soldiers, at South Franklin school next
Miss Margaret Hannon entertained at
. Slumber itty and bbreakfast Wrdnes
day In honor of Miss Mary Marlon, Nash
villa, Tenn.. who la a guest ot her cousin
Mrs. Patrick McMahon.
Central Committee to
Meet Next Saturday
Chairman Dahtman of the demo
cratic county central committee has
called a meeting for next Saturday at
2- p. m. in parlor B of the Paxton
'The principal business before the
committee will be to consider the se
lection of 165 delegates to represent
this county at the state convention to
be held at Hastings on July 30.
fit is probable that a call will be is
sued for county convention to name
the delegation. '.
Arthur Mullen, democratic national
committeeman for Nebraska, stated
yesterday he had received word that
Speaker Champ Clark will attend the
Hastings convention and will make
an address, unless something unex
pected should intervene. He wrote
, that he expects to have Mr Clark ac
company him on the trip.
No further information has been
received on the subject of John
Sharp Williams appearing on the
! same platforA with Speaker Clark.
An account in the Salt Lake Trib
une of the farewell to J. M. Sullivan
on his departure for Camp Lewis,
Washington, will be of interest to
his Omaha friends. His mother re
sides at 1306 South Twenty-ninth
street. His brothers, J. A. and M.
E. Sullivan are connected with the
live stock business in South Omaha.
Dr. H. T. Sullivan, Creighton, 1918.
is on the army medical reserve list.
After leaving Creighton university.
John Sullivan learned stock buying in
the employ of the Omaha and ditt
any packing companies in South Oma
ha. He has been sheep buyer for the
Cudahy packing company in Soul It
Omaha, Sioux City and Salt Lake
The Sail Lake Tribune says:
"A complimentary dinner was given
to John M. Sullivan at the Xewhousc
hotel by about 30 friends from the
Cudahy plant and stockyards at North
Salt Lake last night just prior to his
departure for Camp Lewis.
Mr. Sullivan came to Salt Lake
from Omaha about a year ago as
sheep buyer for the packing plant
and has endeared himself by his in
tegrity and square dealing to all. F.
S. Hatch, manager of the Cudahy
plant, acted as toastmaster and dur
ing the evening Mr. Sullivan was
watch by E. C. Parsons on behalf of original poem "To Sully," by J. W.
his stock yard friends, and by Sales- Neville and C. P.yron Whitney, which
manager Kramer with a handsome expressed the feelings and good wish
ring from his associates at the plant, es of those present.
Toasts were responded to by guests To each guest a folder containing
from Denver as well as others from a neatly printed copy of the poem
the, yards and plant. was presented.
"BREEZY KNOLL" IS
OPEN FOR SUMMER
Group of Cottages Maintained
for Girls of Burgess
Breezy Knoll, the summer club for
the girls of .the Burgess-Nash com
pany organization, had its formal
opening Saturday when the first
group of young maidens bubbling over
with youth and happiness went out for
"Breezy Knoll," which consists of a
group of cottages including a dormi
tory, mess hall and kitchen, is the
culmination of a happy thought by L.
C. Nash when he conceived the idea
of providing a place of this sort for
the girls of his big happy store family
at his country home.
The dormitory includes a large liv
ing room, fitted with wicker furnitupe,
piano, victrola, books, etc. A sleep
ing room that will accommodate 12
girls at one time and a large proch.
The dining hall and kitchen are well
equipped with the necessaries for pre
paring and dispensing bounteous re
pasts. The entire group of cottages in
cluding porch of the dormijory, as
well as the passage ways between the
dormitory, dining hall and kitchen, are
The plan is that the club shall be
as much a place of recreation as well
as for week-ends and vacations a
place where the girls of Burgess-Nash
organization can spend their evenings
during the summer months.
They will go out to "BreVzy Knoll"
in groups of 12 for a period of three
tvenings at a time. Leaving the store
each evening at 5 o'clock, arriving at
isreezy Knoll at six, and returning
to the store each morning at 10
Automobiles will be furnished bv
the Burgess-Nash company to pro
vide a means of transportation' to and
from Breezy Knoll and feminalls
will be furnished for the girls while at
The committee in charge of Breezy
Knoll are Miss Butler and Miss
Schmidt, commissary; ' Miss Hallye
and Miss bhumate, furnishings and
decorations; , Miss Long and Miss
Sues for Heavy Damages.
A broken arm, body bruises and a
hospital siege of eight weeks from a
fall on a slippery sidewalk last Febru
ary are worth $20,000, thinks Miss
Carrie "fioutelle, Georgia apartments,
1042 South Twenty-ninth street, who
is suing the David Cole Creamery
company tor that amount. Miss Bou
telle, who was a kindergarten teacher
at ratine school, fays that she has
been tmtble to 1j any teaching since
Vacant House Burns.
Fire of unknown origin entirely
gutted a large vacant house at 1824
Wirt street, owned by Mrs. Thomas
Brown, 508 Twenty-first street,
early Sunday morning. The alarm
was turned in by Mrs. W. B. Nichols,
1820 Wirt street. The house has been
unoccupied since it was partially de
stroyed by fire last January.
THOMAS MAYBORX, for nearly
40 years a resident of Gage county,
died at his home In Beatrice, aged
T4 years. Mr. Mayborn was a civil
war veteran, and before coming to
Beatrice resided on a farm near Lan
ham. He la survived by a widow and
seven children, four sons and three
MBS. MARY KOCH, wife of Fred
Koch of Jansen, Neb., died Friday at
a hospital In Beatrice, aged 28 years.
She Is survived by her husband and
two children, a son and daughter.
Funeral services will be held Mondav
from the family home at Jansen, and
interment will be in Jansen cemetery.
BELLA EGAN, Kansas City, Mo.,
68 years old, died at the Lister hos
pital Wednesday. She Is survived by
a son in Kansas i:ity, and a sister,
Mrs. Cornelia Weatherford, 1004
Nicholas street. The funeral will be
held at Taggert's chapel at 2:30
o'clock Sunday. Interment will be
in Forest Lawn cemeterv.
WILLIAM M. JACKSON, live stock
commission man, 2548 Capitol avenue,
65 years old, died of disease of the
liver, after a long illness, at his home
Thursday. He Is survived by his wife.
The body will be taken to Ottawa,
111., for burial.
CYNTHIA BLACKSON, 1815 Gray
street, 65 years old. died at her home
July 4. She Is survived by her sec
ond husband. W. H. Blackson; a
daughter, Mrs. H. D. Carter, and three
sons, William, Oscar and Ernest
Holmes, all residents of Omaha. Mrs.
Blackson had been a resident of Oma
ha for SO years. Funeral services will
oe neia at the home Sunday at 2:30
o ciock. interment will be at the
west iavn cemetery
at Camp Lewis
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A feature of the banquet was an
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lluve Hunt I'rlnt It New Beacon Press.
Klec. Fans, $8. Btirgf.-ss-Granden Co.
Spnnlsli (luh MfftliiK The Omaha
SpunlHh c 1 u I will meet Monday
niKht with Mrs. Hello I'ollock at the
home of Attorney Charles Klgutter,
3708 Jones street.
Countess lti.,spcak Here Countess
Madeline de JJyras. a noted French
woman and a talented speaker, will
be In Omaha July 22 to 24, and will
make .several addresses.? She is sent
hero by the commute on public in
formation. Has 3,180 Stars on Service Flap;
Word comes to the local olltces of the
Hui'llnulon that since the L'nited
States entered the war, 3.4S0 of the
company officials and employes have
entered the several branches of the
Miss Malcolm Burled Monday The
funeral of Miss Dorothy K. Malcolm,
432 Lincoln avenue, has been post
poned until Mondr.y afternoon at 2
o'clock. Funeral services will be held
at the Hrailcy & Dorranco chapel,
Nineteenth and Cuming streets.
Wants Divorce mid Alimony Eliza
beth Sharp has tiled a petition for di
vorce from her husband, Kobert
Sharp. She alleges non-support and
desertion, and asks for reasonable ali
mony and the restoration of her maid
en name, Elizabeth llartman.
To Take Pictures Hero The Ak-
Sar-Ben Film company, an Omaha
concern which ls-startiBR in the mov
ing picture business, will take some
comedy pictures with Omaha streets
as background Sunday. The com
pany's studio is at 3016 to 3019 New
Joins Aviation Corps Harold
Steere, 20-year-old son of Asel Steere,
deputy clerk of tfie district court, has
passed his examination for admission
to the aviation corps. He Is now
awaiting orders to proceed to training
camp. Young Steere has been a stu
dent for several years at the Kemper
After Xew Slembers The cam
paign to secure now members of the
Chamber of Commerce traffic bureau
is meeting with success. The aim is
to get every Omaha shplper on the
membership rolls. The traffic bureau
is constantly on the alert to get fair
freight rates to and from Omaha, thus
upholding Omaha's position as a mar
ket. Lads Bound Over Roy Carr, 2414
Patrick avenue; William Lawson,
2614 1'atrick avenue, and James Da
vis, 1845 North Twentieth street,
three colored boys who were arrest
ed on a charge of highway robbery,
were bound over to the district court
on $750 each, In police court Satur
day. The boys are supposed to have
confessed the holding up of Nathan
Cohn, 2021 North Twenty-first street,
and Ernest Benson, 2631 Cass street,
Fine fireplace goods at Sunderlands.
Lodge Room News
Of Greater Omaha's
Omaha lodge, No. 14, will hold it's
next regular meeting at the A. O. U.
W. temple, Fourteenth and Dodge,
Tuesday evening, July 16. All mem
bers are especially requestd to at
tend. Gertie Hansen is chief of hon
or, and Jennie Hicks, recorder.
A. I. U. Lodge Organizes.
Liberty Circle 674 A. I. U. was
organized last Monday by Siate
Kepresentattve H. A. Correa.
This is the first lodge of this order
in Omaha and has started with a
large membership. The nect meet
ing will be held in the same hall next
Monday. There will be a dance Mon
day evening, July IS.
Triangle encampment No. 70 -will
hold its regular meetinsr Mondav
night in Odd Fellow's hall, Twenty
sixth and Leavenworth streets. In
stallation of officers for the next
At the meeting of Clan Gordan, No.
63 O. S. C. Tuesday night arrange
ments were made to hold a basket
Jicnic in Elmwood park Saturday
Miss Jennie Juneau, daughter of L.
Juneau, and Arthur L. Lowe of
Bloomfield. Neb., were married by
Rev. Charles W. Savidge at his lesi
dence Friday evening at 7:3p. The
bride's brothers, Frank and Hiram
Juneau, accompanied them.
Miss Dagmar Ruth Jensen, daugh
ter of Peter Jensen, and Emanuel F.
Brill of Cincinnati, O.; were married
by Rev. Charles W. Savidge at his
residence Friday evening ..t 8:30.
They were accompaniecTby the bride's
sister. , Mrs. M. Rademaker, and Mr.
and Mrs. Charlts C. AUeu.
300 FORT OMAHA
SOLDIERS TO BE
Hamburg, la., to Send Large
Delegation to Ak-Sar-Ben
Monday Night; Brandeis
A string of fine horses belonging to
George Brandeis, 300 soldiers from
Fort Omaha and the first delegation
from Hamburg, la., in the history
of Ak-Sar-Ben, will be the attractions
for which Omaha members of Ak-Sar-Ben
will turn out at the Den in large
numbers Monday evening.
The Brandeis horses will he billed
as part of the circus which regularly
is presented after the close of the
first part of the show. "Dad" Weaver
and Gus Renze are making prepara
tions for handling a large crowd in
view of the extra attractions, and re
freshments in abundance have been
The soldiers from Fort Omaha are
part of the regular detachment which
will visit the Den on Monday nights
from now on. Colonel Hersey has
arranged to have Ak-Sar-Ben fur
loughs granted to 300 men each week,
so that all will get a chance to see
the show. Auto trucks will haul the
Beard Samson in His Den.
Carroll IT. Wright of Hamburg, la.,
has informed Samson that the invita
tion to the Hamburgers and the resi
dents of the neighboring towns to
visit the Den is being enthusiastic
ally received and that a large delega
tion will be on hand. A special train
is being arranged for to transport the
Last Monday night's show was the
best put on so far tnis season. More
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That is three operations.
With the O-Cedar Polish Mop you do these three things at one
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In many homes the O-Cedar Polish Mop has solved the servant
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Collects all the dust and dirt from everywhere and at
the same time gives a high, durable lustre.
Ask your dealer for the new Battleship Model O-Cedar Polish
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pep and better acting is being dis
played with each succeeding, perform
ance. The stage business goes off
smoothly and the stunts pulled on
the candidates as part of the show
never fail to bring down the house.
The excellent acting of Robert
Buckingham in the part of Oberst in
"The Burning of Berlin" is attracting
attention. He and Kenneth Reed,
who acts as the field marshal, bear
the parts of the "heavies," and Lee
Kennard plays the "lead" role of the
American officer captured by the Ger
mans. Buckingham also plays the part
of the inspector-general in7 the first
part of the performance, "The Camp
at Kuin Bay.
The Missouri Valley Veterinary as
sociation will be the guests at the
Den Monday evening, July IS, as
well as delegations from all parts
of Sarpy county. The veterinarians
will be in Omaha for their convention
on that day.
Saunders county night will follow-
on July 22, and Fremont night on
July 29. Large delegations from both
places have been assured.
Two Damage Suits for
$10,000 Each Are Filed
Against Street Railway
The Omaha & Council Bluffs Street
Railway company is the defendant in
two damage suits of $10,000 each
brought by Mrs. Nora Ruth, 42, and
Alicy Best, 38, for injuries 'alleged
to have been received when two
street cars bumped into each other at
Manawa park on June 18, 1898, the
day of the Omaha City mission pic
nic. Both women say that they were
thrown against seats of the street
car from which they had arisen to
alight just as a car behind bumped
their car. Alicy Best says that her
left side and ankle were bruised and
that she had been unable to sleep
since as a consequence. Mrs. Ruth is
the mother of nine children. She says
that her right knee was sprained and
that she has become so nervous and
irritable that she has been confined
to her bed ever since.
Celebration Great Event in
History ofXherry County
A delayed report of the Fourth of
July celebration at Valentine, Neb.,
tells of a wonderful outpouring of
the people of Cherry county. Espec
ial mention is made of the parade
of home guards of Valentine, Cody
and Merriman, boy scouts and camp
fire girls. The Merriman company
was especially praised for its splen
didly executed drill.
Union Prayer Meeting.
The Omaha Christian Endeavor
union will hold a union prayer meet
ing at the Young Men's Christian as
Your .greatest Opportunity
to Save Money on a
Rano or Player Piano
We are compelled to dis
pose of 100 Pianos and
Player Pianos to make room
for our fall stock. We
have eleven carloads on or
der, five cars have been
received, the balance of
that order, six carloads, to
follow at on,ce.
We have sense enough to realize the only thing that
will dispose of this mammoth stock of Pianos and Player
Pianos quickly is, the Price and Terms, and what we do
not sell in the next ten days we will have to place in stor
age. Hence our wonderful offering.
Among these sale pianos (new and used) you will find such
celebrated makes as Stein way, Steger & Som, Knabe, Emerson, Mc
Phail, Chickering, Hardman, Sohmer, J. & C. Fischer, Price & Teeple,
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TERMS: $5 TO $10 PER MONTH
Beautiful New Pianos,
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Here Are Samples of the Reductions You May, Expect to Find:
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3250 Kohler Upright $85
3300 Chase Upright $100
?300 Huntington Upright. .$125
3325 Russell Upright $135
5350 Kimball Upright -$165
$350 Price & Teeple Upr..$175
$350 Schmoller & Mueller $185
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Drown your troubles in perspiration not in drink.
Aching muscles act as counter irrants to aching hearts.
If war times affect your business, let it affect your ambi
tion, too meet unusual conditions with unusual effort
there's still a profit in business, but you must EARN IT
If you are short of help, take off your coat and go to
worknot only with your hands, but also with your head.
Of course it's an outrage to ask YOU to work, and
it's hard luck to have OUR profits dwindle but how
about the boys "over there" who sacrificed home, loved
ones, business, pleasures, even life itself, in order that the
rest 'of us might enjoy the privileges you do not appre
Although several of my valued operators and labora
tory experts have already joined the colors, and more are
ready to go ; although dental materials cost much more
than ever before, and general expense of conducting a
large dental office continually increases I have no word
of complaint I have not raised my prices a penny I still
guarantee that only solid gold is used here in crown and
bridge work, and that only high-class, experienced den
tists are permitted to operate in my office.
The promise which I made years ago of "better den
tistry for less money" is being kept, regardless of the war
and the fact that the other dentists are charging double
my prices for work no better and often inferior.
423-428 Securities Bldg. 16th and Farnam Sts.
Office Hours: 8:30 A. M. to 8 P. M. SundayJ 9 to 1.
sociation Sunday evening at 6. Stuart
C. Wigg, former president of the.
: :ii 1. m n : .
uinun, win bpcK. -vi r. wigs is now d
Young1 Men's Christian association
secretary at Camp Cody.
The Christian Endeavor union pic
nic will be held at Elmwood park
Saturday. lulv 13.
Funeral of Nels Hansen
Held at the Home Tolay
Nels Hansen, 64 years old, living S
miles northwest of Benson, died at
his home July 4. The funeral will be
held at the home today at 2 o'clock.
The body will be sent to Norfolk.
Neb., for burial.
Brand New Player Pianos,
Worth $500, Now Only
Free Bench, Scarf and Selec
tion of Music
$450 Steger & Sons Upr. .$225
$500 Hardman Upright. . . .$255
$550 Knabe Upright $275
$650 Smith & Nixon Grand. $310
$1,000 Steinway Grand. . . .$375
$500 Ellington Player $250
$600 Aeolian Player $395
in Music at Lowest Prices
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