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,HE BEE: OMAHA. TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1918.
FARMER IS SHOT
A FEDERAL AGENT
, R. Kamm Gets Bullet in
Lung as Result of Quarrel
Between Sister of Sus
pect and Officer.
Superior, Neb., July 8. (Special
Telegram.) J. R. Kamm, well known
farmer living five miles southwest of
this city, was shot and dangerously
wounded Saturday evening by Mrs.
Orvill Mellott, in a quarrel resulting
from failure of her brother, Roy
Barry, to register for the draft a year
ago last June.
It had been suspected that Barry
was under 31. School records show
that he is, but his mother says he
is over 31. Last week a federal officer
was investigating the case, and Satur
day afternoon, in cumpany with Merle
Doughett and Jesse Lyne, two neigh
bors, went to the Barry home to get
Mr. Kamm happened to drive by
the place when the party arrived. The
result was the shooting of Kamm.
Merle Doughett was struck over the
head with a club, which made a big
gash in his head.
Mr. Kamm was immediately brought
to the Superior hospital. The bullet
was found lodged in his lung. It is
thought he will recover.
Must Improve Highway
Through State or Lose It
Fremont, Neb., July 8. (Special
'Telegram.) George F. Wolz, state
consul of the Lincoln Highway, re
turning from a trip to Schuyler and
Columbus with H. C. Osterman of
Detroit, secretary of the association,
made the statement that counties of
eastern Nebraska through which the
Lincoln Highway now passes, will
lose the roadway if permanent im-
rovement of the road is not done.
Ir. Wolz met Mr. Osterman at
Omaha, where a meeting of good
roads enthusiasts was held. The
Omaha Chamber of Commerce and
the Rotary club promised to get be
hind a movement for an improved
highway in Douglas county.
Avoca News Notes.
V Avoca. Neb., July 8. (Special.)
Miss Elsie Opp, daughter ot Mr. and
Mrs. Jacob Opp of Avoca, and August
Butz, well known Talmage young
man, were married at Nebraska City
John H. Kunz, son of John Kunz,
li vinisr southeast of Avoca. was ar
rested Friday by Sheriff Fisher of
Otoe county and taken to ton Crook,
where he was turned over to the mil
itary officers. Kunz was sent to
"Camp Funston last fall in the draft
and later was transferred to Camp
Cody, Deming, N. M. Later he be-
came ill and got a furlough and re
tured home, where he was operated
on for appendicitis. After recovering
for the operation he remained at the
home of his parents. It is stated that
his father received a,, message from
the military authorities, to have his
son report by June 27, but the father
refused to have his son report.
Calude Fahnestock, vice president
of the Bank of Avoca, was married a
few days ago to Miss Frances Gear
hart of Ottumwa, la.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schacht. well
known Otoe county residents, cele
brated their golden wedding anni
versary last week.
Beatrice News Notes.
Beatrice, Neb., July 8. (Special.)
Charles Jackson, a taxi driver, was ar
rested yesterday at Wymore, when
repealled to get a suitcase containing
six quarts of whisky at the Burling
W. W. Duncan yesterday received
a letter from his son, Harold, who is
a member of Company E, 355th in
fantry, U. S. A., which was written
on board a transport which was just
entering the war zone. He stated
that all of the Beatrice boys on the
ship were well and enjoying the trip.
Harry Thomas, a grain man of this
city, returned last evening from a
drive of ISO miles in his car in this
section of the state, and reports that
some of the late corn has begun to
fire as a result of the prolonged dry
spell. He says the early corn never
looked better and, with plenty of
moisture, a bumper crop is assured.
The service flag of St. Joseph's
Catholic church, having S3 stars, was
dedicated . Sunday evening on the
campus near the church, "with music
by the Beatrice municipal band -and
Lenhart's orchestra, and addresses by
Father Cronin of Wymore and Father
Bickert of Beatrice.
STATE LOSES SUIT
FILED AGAINST DRE
Action Brought to Have For
mer Douglas Tveasurer
Pay Interest on State
From i Staff Correspondent.
Lincoln, July 8. (Special Tele
gram.) The state of Nebraska has
lost its suit against former County
Treasurer William Ure of Douglas
county to compel the latter to pay
to the state interest on fundi held
back by Ure after State Treasurer
George Hall had ordered him to pay
over the funds. The state supreme
court this afternoon handed down its
opinion adversely to the state.
The high court holds that Ure is
not compelled to pay over the inter
est because the state auditor-had not
provided the county treasurer with
Dianks to be used.m making remit
tances ana also am not eomn v with
Ure's demand to countersign receipts
issued by the state treasurer.
The court holds, however, that
county treasurers must remit at the
times regularly reauired of tliem bv
the state treasurer and are chargeable
with interest of state funds when they
fail to do so, but the reasons stated
the Douglas county treasurer is not
liable for the interest.
Suffragists Go Into Court.
On application of the attorneys for
the suffrage workers seeking to have
tie referendum petition on women suf.
frage kept off the ballot in the next
election, District Judge Flansburg of
Lancaster county has issued an order
for the anti-suffrage workers who cir
culated the petitions to show cause
Saturday, July 13, at 9 o'clock a. m.
why a temporary restraining order
should not be issued.
NINE BOYS MAKE
Trusty Aids tnccrrigibles to
Escape From Kearney In
stitution: Two Captured
in West Part State
Kearney, Neb., July 8. (Special
Telegram.) N'ine boys made a spec
tacular escape from the State Indus
trial school last night, among them
four juvenile auto thieves sentenced
to the institution from Omaha, and
considered among the worst speci
mens housed there.
Those who made their getaway are:
Lester Moore. John Evans, Donald
Comstock. Elmer Smith RnW
Brown (colored), Albin Buskus, all
Of Omaha: Bert Moore of T.inrnln
jonn nun ot Casper, Wyo., and John
iia?Kie ot Lead, I).
This is the greatest delivery of
prisoners from the school which has
taken place since R. V. Clark acted
in capacity of superintendent there.
Cuts Window Gratings.
Lester Moore, trusty, acted as night
guard of the dormitory in the ab
sence of a guard, none being now so
employed by the state.
He cut the gratings over one of
the windows with some steel nippers
and escaped with the eight boys so
released. Four of these stole an
automobile near this city and pro
At Elm Creek they abandoned the
machine and stole the George Knobel
car and proceeded on their journey.
They were seen there and sveral shots
nrea at tnem. At Lexington a posse
had gathered, but the boys stormed
through amid rifle and shotgun bul
lets. But near Darr their machine
broke down and they took flight in
the underbrush along the river, where,
according to word received by Super
intendent Clark, the quartet was sur
rounded. Two were captured and
two escaped. No trace had been
found of the other five boys up-to
a late hour today.
Rain General Sunday
In Western Nebraska
According to the morning reports
to the railroads, all through the west
ern part of the state the weather u
warming tip and clearing. Sunday
afternoon and night, according to the
railroad report, rain was pretty gen
eral over the western and northwest
ern "portions of the state. The pre
cipitation was one-fourth to ihree
fourths of an inch.
Dexter Barrett Files
For Attorney General
Lincoln, July 8 (Special Tele
gramsDexter T. Barrett, former
deputy attorney general, who stepped
out of office because he and his chief.
Attorney General Reed, could not see
things alike, filed this afternoon for
the democratic nomination for at
Candidate for Governor
To Speak Tuesday Night
K. . McKelvie, republican candi
date for governor, will visit Oma
ha Tuesday. He will speak Tues
day night at 8 oclock in the rooms
of the "McKelvie for Governor" club,
16th floor of the City National Bank
refund money if it fails. 25c
Bank Proves Loyalty,
Ord, Neb., July 8. (Special.) The
First National bank of Ord has do
nated $1,000 to the Red Cross, of
which $500 goes to the local chapter
and $500 to the national organization.
This was done by a vote of the di
rectors at the suggestion of Lt. C. J.
.Mortensen, son of the late Peter
Mortensen, former state treasurer.
Lieutenant Morteenseen was home on
a short visit leave from Camp Dodge
at the time. This is said to be the
, jargest amount given by any one bank
j in the state in proportion to its cap
. ital stock.
Form Club to Boost Denney.
Fairbury, Neb., July 8. (Special.)
"A Denney for Congress" booster
club was formed in Fairbury, Satur
day. The membership of the organ
ization is composed of representative
v business, professional and laboring
men, and quite a number of farmers.
To Go to Pittsburgh for
Vacation in His Auto
Rev. Titus Lowe, with his wife
and two daughters, left Monday for
an automobile trip to Pittsburgh.
They expect to be aatay about five
weeks, stopping en route at several
different points to visit.
During Dr. Lowe's absence the
pulpit at the First Methodist church
will be filled by men of national
reputation. F. D. Wead, chairman of,
- the pulpit committee, has not yet
made definite arrangements for next
Sunday, but says he can promise that
i the sermon will be delivered by a man
l3ti worth hearing
A well-known Omaha
baker bought a good sup
ply of clothes here recent
ly, and said:
"It't buy 'white bread
clothing now or 'war
bread clothing a t
greater cost later."
Clothing will keep on
growing dearer as the
drain upon the woolen
surmlv othtb n.MA4.
There's no hope in sight
nmu prices WJU
Are You 1
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in Every Detail
DERHAPS you've worn f ab
rics as much to your taste,
or styling as correct, or tail
oring as thorough but, you've
never found all three vital
qualities so perfectly bal
anced as in our
That is why you'll feel the same friendly re
gard for them at the end as at the beginning
of a season's service. That is why there's war
time economy in these clothes. Longer wear
means a money saving.
$25 $30 $35 $40
Featherweight Tropical Worsted Suits
Mohair and Palm Beach Suits
$10 $15 $20 $25
Light or Dark Cohrs. All Size and Proportions.
Men's Summer Trousers.
Fine Worsteds, Flannels, striped or plain
Serge, light or medium weight; excep
tional values, at
$3.50 $5.00 $7.50
PALM BEACH PANTS, ALL COLORS, AT. . .$3.50
Men and Youn Man't Cloth In Entlr
Second Floor Main Building and Annex
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CORRECT APPAREL FOR MEN AND WOMEN
Big Summer Clearing Sale
The Greatest Bargain Event of the Season
Be Ready for This Bargain Feast
EVERY PAIR OF SUMMER SHOES, PUMPS AND OX
, FORDS GOES IN THIS GREAT SALE.
See This Paper for More Particulars Tomorrow
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Sales Continue With These Offerings
These Clearance Sales offerings are more important than ever
this year, in the face of a market that is rising in prices by leaps
and bounds every day. Never before have underpriced offer
ings meant so much to all women and the result of our tremen
dous buying power and .our unalterable policy to keep stocks
clean and fresh and new bring to you opportunities that you
should take fullest advantage of. With present conditions it is
extremely problematical if another Clearance Sale will be held
in a very long time.
July Clearance Offers
f$c Luncheon Sets, 49c
Stamped Luncheon Sets, 9
pieces, on heavy pebble cloth.
35c Dresser Sets, 19c
Dresser Scarf and Pin Cushion,
stamped on one-piece cloth.
50c Dressing Jackets, 37c
Stamped Honeycomb; for
French knot and loop stitch
25c Lawn Aprons, 19c
Fancy Lawn Aprons, lace or
plaited edges, all made up.
50c Pillows, at 19c
White Pebble Cloth, made
up; braid trimmed; to be out
lined in black.
Women's Canvas Shoes,
Two styles, one In gray vamp
and white canvas top; one in all
white canvas; 9 inch lace style,
low and high heels. Sizes 2ft
Pumps, at $2.45
White Canvas Pumps, three
styles to close out one plain
pump; one made up with straps
and one a Lace Oxford; values
to $3.50; 200 pairs in the lot.
Women's Silk Hosiery
Pure Thread Silk Hosiery,
full fashioned silk to the knee;
double soles, heels and toes; in
fancy stripes, black, white and
Women's Fine Undervests,
plain and lace trimmed; regular
and extra sizes; very special of
fering for this July Clearance
Sale, at 25c each.
China and Glass
$2.50 Tumblers, $1.75
Iced Tea Tumblers, 12 ounce,
Heisy blown glass, a dozen$1.7S.
$15.00 Lamps, at $10.00
Electric Reading Lamps, 20
inch decorated shades; beauti
Glass Spoons, 85c dozen
Glass Iced Tea Spoons, hol
low stem, reduced from $1.20
to 85c dozen.
Values to $2.00,
One exceptional lot of
very heavy quality Alum
inum ware and some of
the best values we have
ever quoted in this splen
Kettles, 4 and 6 quart.
Rice Boilers, ltf to 2 quart.
Tea Pots, 2 quart
Coffee Pots, 2 quart
Lipped Sauce Pans.
Variety of Cake Moulds.
Muffin Pans, well made. '
Mixing Bowls, two sizes.
Women's 75c Vests, 59c
Fins Lisle Vests, hand cro
cheted yokes, regular and extra
sizes; 'one of the most excep
tional offerings in the July
Assorted White Goods,
from our many sales; including
Dimities, Satin and Corded
Voiles, Pajama Plaids, Plain,
Voiles, etc., 27 and 38 inches
Long Cloth, A Bolt,
600 pieces of our No. 200 Im
perial Chamois Finish Long
Cloth; 12-yard bolts; 36 inches
wide; special for this July
Clearance Sale, a bolt, $2.29.
A Group of Papers with bord
ers and ceilings to match, nice
for kitchen, bedroom or spare
room, sale price, 2.
Papers that are desirable for
parlor, living room, dining room
or kitchen, with borders to
match, some cut out, at 5 He.
Beautiful Bedroom Papert in
stripes and all-over effects,
shewing new creations in color
harmony, each have cut out
Light and Dark Papert, suit
able for parlor, hall, living or
dining room, with cut-out bor
ders, sale price, 9e.
Beautiful Pattern and artis
tic colorings in papers for the
down stairs room, with the
proper borders for each, 18c.
Tapestriet, Two Tones and
Ail-Over Effects, grass cloths,
weaves and oatmeals, in all the
new colorings with borders,
Plain Oatmeal, 30 inches
wide, in tan, gray, gTeen and
brown, with borders to match,
75c Dressing Sacgucs,
Ladies' Gingham and Percale
Dressing Sacquea, made with
large sailor collars; also stitched
collar effects. Fancy stripes
with plain trimmings; belted at
$1J25 Crepe Gowns, 95c
Sleeveless Crepe Gowns, cut
full sizes, in plain white only.
These are very exceptional
values have sold here right
along: at $1.25, special for this
July Clearance, 95e..
Infants' $1 Dresses, 49c
t Gingham and Percale Dresses,
sizes 2 to 6 years; made with
French effects, long waisted
and plaited skirts; plain and
) Infants' Middy
' Blouses, 59c
t Little Folks Middy Blouses,
sizes 8 to 6; white with fancy
collars and braid trimming;
values up to $1.00 all go at
Sewing Machines-At Lowest Prices
High Grade Machines-Well Known Makes
Sewing is Saving and Saving is Serving it is a patriotic duty for every woman to sew
tucoo uayo xua&iiig someuung means neiping tne victory aiong ana tne Best ma-
wuue any woman can get is me most economical me Desc sne can ail or a is the
least she can afford to get.
We Offer These Specials for Tuesday
One 6 Drawer Drop Head $40.00
One "66" Singer, .$39.00
One "New Home" $35.00
One "New Royal" quartered oak, $32.50
One "New Royal" Oak $30.50
One 4 Drawer Drop Head, $24.00
One Used "Singer" $20.00
Also Some Few Slightly Used
The machine that has no equal anywhere that we know of the most up-to-date,
economical and efficient Sewing Machine anywhere in the world. .
$1 .00 Down Buys Any Machine $1 .00 A Week Pays For It.
We do Hemstitching and Plcoting at moderate prices
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