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V fSE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 6. 1918.
STATE LEVY FOR
Doard of Equalization Fixes It
At Three Mills, or Eight
Tenths Mill Less
Than fear Ago.
From a Staff Correspondent
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 5. (Special.)
One thing has not gone up because
of the war and that is the state levy
for taxes. The board of equalization
today decided that it would be three
Last year the levy was 3.08 mills
and the year before 3.04 mills. But
this year appropriations which will
lapse because the funds have not been
used, will allow the board to cut the
levy slightly. The largest fund to
lapse will be the national guard ap
propriation, which will be approxi
mately $135,000. Other appropriations
like the one for foot and mouth dis
ease work will place the total fund
to go back into the state general fund
at $250,000, according to Governor
Four counties have failed to report,
but as this was the last day for the
board to make the levy the board es
timated the amount of assessed valu
ation of Box Butte, Cheyenne, John
son and Gage, the four delinquent
counties, and set the assessed valua
tion of the state at $368,000. "
Potatoes Are to Be
Made Into Flour By
New Gordon Company
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Aug. 5. (Special). A
company to manufacture potato flour
has been formed with headquarters at
Gordon, articles of incorporation be
ing filed by A. D. Shipp of that place,
with the secretary of state today.
The articles show the capital stock
of the company to be $200,000 with C.
H. Seiquist of Gordon, president; .
D. Shipp, secretary-treasurer and also
manager and Richard Borne of Rush
ville, William Mathes of Clinton,
George Lees of Gordon, Amil Bloom
of Rushville and Walter Anderson of
Gordon, directors of the company.
CaA. Sorenson of Lincoln is at
torney. The mill will cost $30,000 and is
said to be the second one in the
United States making flour from po
tatoes. The spuds are cooked and
mashed and then allowed to dry and
then ground into flour. It is expected
to have the mill in operation by No
Return on Furlough
1 Falls City, Neb., Aug. 5. (Special.)
Drs. Francis and Emma Boose
Tucker have arrived from TehcHow
Tung, China, where they have been
for seven years as medical mission
aries. They have served China in
that capacity for 15 years and in that
time have had two furloughs. The
one they are now taking will be of
two years' duration. Dr. Francis
Tucker will enter a school in the
east for two years' study under
the John Rockefeller fund. Drs.
Tucker have four children born in
China, who accompany them. They
will go to New Hampton, Mass., to
report to the congregaton that sup
ports them as missionaries.
Brother Accuses Winsloyv
Man in Sedition Trial
Fremont, Neb., Aug. 5. (Special
Telegram.) Fred Langwisch and
Fred Borcherding, Winslow business
men, were each bound to the district
court on charges of sedition at their
preliminary hearing before Justice of
the Peace A. K. Dame here today.
Their bonds were fixed at $1,000 each.
Martin A. Borcherding, brother of
one of the defendants, came up from
Fort Omaha, where he is a member
of the balloon school, to testify
against Langwisch and his brother.
Neither of the accused took the stand.
They are charged with saying that the
United States had no business to get
in the war as "Germany had told us
to keep off the seas."
Plainview Dedicate!; a
Community Service Flag
Plainview, Neb., Aug. 5. (Special.)
A service flag with 117 stars was
unfurled and dedicated last night.
The flag was procured by the Girl
Scouts. Rev. Charles P. Lang pre
sented the flag and Mayor Schoe
naur accepted it Rev, Buerger de
livered a eulogy on the first golden
Star in the flag, and the oration was
delivered by Judge R. E. Evans of
Son of Beatrice Woman
. Killed On Battle Front
Beatrice, Neb., Aug. 5. (Special
Telegram.) Mrs. Clare Rorebaugh
of this city today received word from
the War department that her son.
Allen, 17 years old, and a member of
Company F. United States Regulars,
had been killed on the western front
fighting with the American troops
July 19. Mrs. Rorebaugh has four
other sons in the war, two of them
being stationed at Camp Cody.
Governor Expresses His
Appreciation of Dr Weber
Lincoln, Aug. 5. (Special.) Dr.
. E O. Weber has resigned as a mem
ber of the State Council of Defense,
having been called into active military
service. In accepting Dr. Weber's
resignation. Governor Neville com
plimented him for his services.
Twin Brothers Enlist.
Fremont, Neb., Aug. 5. Willie and
Carl Egbers of Uehling. twin broth
ers, made application to the draft
board for enlistment in the limited
service for mechanical training at the
Utah state farm. , The two young
men, with two other brothers, have
been operating a large farm near
Uehling. They had been given de
ferred classification owing to agri
cultural pursuits. Nine draft regis
trants have applied for admission to
tit Utah school
I Brie j City News
Flee Fans. $8. Burgesa-Granden Co.
Have Koot I'rlni It New Beacon
Vote for John M MncFarland, re
publican state senator, at primaries.
Henry W. Dunn, republican candi
date'for county commissioner, First
Lieut. Mahoney In Omaha. Lieut
Tom Mahoney, formerly chief clerk
to the Inspection department of the
Omaha Oram exchange, is In from
Fort Snelling on a furlough.
Candidates Knilorsctl At Its meet
Ine Sunday afternoon he Loyal Re
publiran club endorsed McKelvle for
governor. Jefferts ror oonsrress, CiarK
for sheriff arid Shotwell for county at
Files Bankruptcy Petition Petition
In voluntary bankruptcy was filed in
federal court Monday by Reuben I
Brown, a proper, 1404 South Sixteenth
street. He sets forth liabilities of
$5,447.95 and assets of $11,297.82.
Visits In Omaha First Lt. Carl F.
Swanland. stationed at Camp Cody, is
visitinsr his wiTeu parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Howard Forty-elehth and
DouKlas streets. He has orders to
get ready to so overseas at once.
Omaha Quartet Sings. The Asso
ciation quartet, four youn? men
from the Omaha Young Men's Chris
tian association, under the direction
of George W. Campbell. gave two
concerts In Blue Hill Sunday, the last
day of a five-day Rednath ehantaoua,
NIRson Receives Call Otto Nllsson.
called as a clerk In the union ticket
office of the railroads, has received
another call, this one being to enter
the service of Uncle Sam. and tonight,
with 60 other Nebraskans, he will
leave for Syracuse, N. T., to take
training for limited service. Nllsson,
a long time ago, tried to enlist, but
was rejected" as being "physically
Home- on Furlough. William J.
Burnell, 6606 Wirt street. Is home
form the Great Lakes naval training
station, where he completed an 8-
months course which entitles him to
the classification of first class ma.
chinist of the aviation branch. Bur
nell is a native Omahan and Is a son
of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burnell, 1817
Lake street. He will return to his
station on Saturday night
SOUTH SIDE TO
Decide That Cruelty to Animals
Is No Worse Than Cruelty
To Patrolmun, When
"What would you think if you sv
a man driving a horse down the street
with a blanket on its back when the
mercury has soared past the century
This is what perspiring policemen
at the South Side station are asking
as, with a heavy coat on their back,
they pace the fiery sidewalks in the
glare of the midsummer . sun. Al
though an ordinary civilian may ven
ture upon the street in a cool white
sport shjrt, yet if an officer of the
law dared appear coatless an official
axe would be likely to just miss his
South Side patrolmen have never
theless decided to walk their beats
coatless and if-need be to roll their
sleeves up to the elbow. "Kindness
to animals" should also apply to
policemen is their belief.
Big Load of Booze
John M. Looney, proprietor of an
auto delivery company in 2112 F
street, was arrested Monday and is
being held for illegal possession and
transportation of intoxicating liquor.
Police found several barrels of whis
key in his automobile containing 243
pint bottles. The barrels were la
beled "baking powder." He was re
leased on $200 bond for his appear
ance in police court. He refused to
divulge for whom the liquor was
being transported or where it was
purchased. The barrels were labeled
in the name of Smith Brothers of
Police allege the liquor was con
signed to Simon Bros., wholesale
grocers at Twelfth and Jackson
streets, and was being delivered from
the freight house.
South Side Brevities
High wages may not last always. Open a
Savings Account now with the Live Stock
National Bank, 24th and N.
Telephone South 800 and order a case ot
Oma or Lacatonade the healthful, refreshing
Home Beverage, delivered to your residence
Omaha Beverage Co
Mrs. George Feeling and daughter, Lil
lian, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lake.
They expect to be here for about three
Carl R. Karlqulst, son of Charles O.
Karlqulst. 4324 South Twenty-first street,
has enlisted In the navy and left last night
for a training school in San Francisco. Cal.
John Covalt of Broadwater, a patron of
the local llvu stock market for 30 years,
brought a load of cows to market yester
day. Conditions in the west ure reported
Ed Moore, 2424 Deer Park boulevard,
was Injured Saturday night at Thirty-third
and Q streets when be was struck by an
eastbound street car.
I. C. Gallup, auctioneer, and O. J. Boyle
of Omaha have been engaged to conduct
a range horse sale at Gillette, Wyo., Au
gust 12 and 13, under auspices of the Wy
oming Horse Growers' Protective associa
tion. Frame houses In the vicinity ot Thirty
sixth and Orexel were in danger yesterday
afternoon when a lot of dry weeds caught
fire from matches with which some boys
,were playing. Because of the lack of water
In that section of the city and the parched
condition of the neighboring houses a se
rious fire might have occurred had not the
chemical squad extinguished the blaze In
Three loads of hogs sold for HMO yes
terday at the South Side live stock mar
ket This la the top price for the year and
the highest since October 1, 1917. The
top for the Omaha market Is 20 cents above
yesterday's top and was made on August
1 ot last year. Nearly 20 head nere sold
at the top price yesterday and were handled
by different commission men.
U-134 no. It's not a U-boat's number
but merely that of the first government
license to arrive at the Union stock yards
It Is an ordinary piece of legal paper stat
ing that the Union Stock Tarda company
of Omaha may do business under govern
ment regulations. Although the yards sup
posedly came nnder government regulation
July 25, this Is the first license to arrive
here. Commission men and dealers have
not even been advised of the exact regula
tions under which they will opsrete.
SAM BURNS TO
Members to Choose His Suc
cessor at Next Meeting;
Changes in List of
Teaching Staff, v
Sam Burns, member of the Board
of Education, resigned last night on
a plea of lack of time because of busi
ness. His successor will be named
at the next meeting, i
Miss Belle Ryan, assistant super
intendent of schools, was reelected
and given a raise in salary of $300,
making her salary for next year $2,-
tw. ine cnange win Dt enective
from the first of this iionth.
Seven members of the board were
present and disposed of the business
in a brief time. Several changes in
salary were approved and a number
of teachers placed on the assigned
A motion providing for a teachers
institute to give the new teachers fur
ther training was approved. Super
intendent Beveridge will have charge
of the institute, which will engage
some eastern speakers.
Mrs. Wirts, who has a class of de
fectives at the Comenius school, was
re-engaged at a salary of $900 per
Changes in the pay ot the follow
ing teachers have been made: Myra
Reddan, $960; Margaret Woodruff,
$900; Lvdia Henni, $780; Emma
Mrs. F. Ada Tucher and Miss
Minta B. Cooley were placed on the
Miss Ora Russell was named assist
ant supervisor of penmanship.
Ethel Pope and Teresa Hoye were
placed on the elected iist.
Night school teachers will receive
$40 a month. i
Andrew Nelson, teacher at the Cen
tral High school, was given a vear's
leave of absence because of his en
listment in the army. Edith Dahl
strom, who will do Red Cross work;
Catherine Wilcox, who has taken a
government position in Washington,
D. C, and Marie Foley and Marie
Matthews, who will do Red Cross
work, were given similar leaves of
Park School Nearly Ready.
The New Park school will be ready
by September. Equipment is being
moved in at present. The committee
on buildings will attend tc the wreck
ing of the old structure. The annex
will be moved to Mason school.
The following teachers have been
placed on the assigned list:
HIGH SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL
Emma Chrlstensen. Kstelle Evans. .
Mary Collard. Grace Gannon.
Helen Lane. , Pearl Pratt.
Ada Ryan. Marguerite Walker.
H. v. Wendland. Sarah Canfleld.
Bertha Anderson. Mabel Bemls.
Elizabeth Bllefrnlch. Llllle Brandhorst.
Martha H. Johnson.
Hazel E. Johnson.
H. Velma King.
Hold Funeral Servises for
George Pundt on Tuesday
Funeral services for George Pundt,
former Omaha man who died at St.
Louis, will be held Tuesday. The
body will arrive Tuesday morning at
10:35 over the Wabash. The funeral
will be direct from the train with
services at Prospect Hill cemetery!
where the body will be buried in the
family lot. Pall bearers will be:
Arthur Metz. Albert Cahn.
Albert Krug. Charles L. Deuel.
C. A. Grlmmel. H. A. Raapke.
Thirty-Eight South Side .
Negroes Leave for Camp
South Side exemption board sent
38 colored selccti.e service men to a
southern camp early Monday morn
ing. Thirty-five were local men and
three were from boards in other cit
ies who were in Omaha when induct
ed. The men went to the court house
at 7 o'clock, where they joined the
other contingent. Judge Slabaugh
spoke to the men before leaving.
Thousand Dollars Raised
at Armour Girls' Dance
More than $1,00C was raised for the
comfort kit fund at the carnival and
dance given Saturday night by em
ployes of the Armour Packing com
pany. The affair exceeded the best
hopes of the SO girls of the comfort
kit society who conceived it and as a
result Armour employes as they
march off to the training camps will
be given comfort kits and little luxur
ies while they are training and after
they are "over there."
refund money if it fails. 25c
MORE DEADLY THAN
A MAD DOG'S BITE
The bite of rabid dog is no longer dead
ly, due to the now famous Pasteur Treat
ment, but the slow, living death, the re
sultant of poisoning of the system by
deadly uric acid is as sura and inevitable
as day follows night
No other organs of the human body are
so important to health making as the kid
neys and bladder Keep your kidneys ciean
and your bladder in working condition and
you need have no fear of disease. Don't
try to cheat nature. It is a cruel master.
Whenever you experience backache, nervous
ness, difficulty in passing urine, "get on
the Job." Your kidneys and bladder require
immediate attention. Don't delay. This is
the time to take the boll by the horns. GOLD
MEDAL Haarlem Oil Capsules will do the
trick. For over two hundred years they
have proven meritorious In the treatment
of diseases of the stomach, kidneys, liver
and bladder. It is a world-famed remedy,
in te as a household necessity for over 200
If you have beei doctoring without re
suts. get bos of GOLD MEDAL Hear
lem Oil Capsules today.
Your druggists sells them. Absolutely
guaranteed or money refunded. Beware of
Imitations. Look for the nam GOLD
nbuiuj on every oox Adv. ,
Advance Men for B'u Circus
Reach Omaha This Morning
Remember the time when as a little
tad you used to put your ear to the
ground so as to hear a train coming,
or a horse galloping, even when they
were a long way off?
Well, that is i what local youngsters
will be doing today. For tomorrow is
circus day and it is said that verv
young ears can already detect the
music of the bands and the trumpet of
As for those older folk whose hear
ing is less acute, they will today be
able to satisfy themselves as to the
"gleeorius fact" by making to trip to
the show grounds, there to see Ring
ling Brothers' advance guard making
the first rough survey of the site
which will tomorrow be occupied by
he "white tops." The show's agents
began to reach town last night.
An important Ringling official is W.
K. Melvin( who is in charge of the
crew which prepares the show
grounds for the erection of the mam
moth stage used in presenting King
ling Brothers' gigantic spectacle. "In
Days of Old." The big pantomime is
given as a part of the main-tent pro
gram and special care must be used
in selecting the ground for the stag
ing. Several electricians have also
arrived to prepare for the lighting ef-
A Special Sale Tuesday ot Hand-Modeled TERAI WARE
An Unusual Offering of Japanese Pottery ;
The art of making this Pottery originated in Japan in the year 1790 and has been handed down from father
to son from that time and in every line and characteristic they possess all the beauty of antiques. y :
We made a very advantageous purchase of this lot and '
will sell them at a ridiculously low price Tuesday
You Just Try
NR For that
One Days Test
The stomach only partly digests the
food we eat The process Is finished
In the Intestines where the food la
mixed wltb,bUe from the liver.
It must ba plain to any sensible per
on who. realizes this, that the
stomach, Hver and bowels must work
in oarmony tr tngestlve troubles
tire to 09 avoided or overcome.
This fact also explains why
sunerers irum indigestion, also
suffer more or less from head
aches, biliousness and constipa
tion. If you are one of the maiw un
fortunate persona who cannot &t
without suffering; afterward, if you
are constipated, have bilious spells,
headaches, coated tongue, bad breath,
variable appetite, are nervous, losing;
energy and feel your health slipping
away, take this advice and get a box
of Nature's Remedy (NR Tablets)
right today and start taking; It.
uive it a wuu lor a week or two
il V il
Beaton Drug Co., Omaha, Neb.
Promises of the Press Agents.
fiayety An announcement of special in
tend te the patrons of high clans, clean
burlesque comes from Manager Johnson of
the Gayety to the effect that for one week
only, beginning on Saturday afternoon, the
famous "Golden Extravsgania company"'
under the direction of Messrs. Jacobs and
Jormon will offer for approval their latest
and indisputably best production. The
management has been lavish In expenditures
for scenlo and costume equipment and the
selection of company of exceptional merit.
Heading the list Is Billy Arlington, whose
comic abilities are too well known to re
quire extended comment. The Big Ballet
will be a notable feature of the vaudeville
portion of the program. Seats fnr the en
tire week's engagement go on sale Thurs
day morning at 10 o'clock.
Empress A great singing number that
Is enjoyed by all who hear lt, la that ot
the Victoria Four, a quartet ot young men
who are singers of unquestioned ability and
comedians who know bow to gain laughs.
They are appearing at the Em prong for the
first halt of the week. Their repertoire
consists of high class selections as well
as popular ,songs of the day. Abbott and
Mills, In their comedy singing and talking
offering "Ills Birthday," have a very
amusing and entertaining number.
fects used in the spectacle. The cir
cus commissary, A. L. Webb, will
reach here this morning to do his
marketing for the big circus family,
which he must feed three time daily.
Our Annual August Sale
Brings the biggest stocks and best values ever of
fered in this store or in this western country.
While the sale continues some time, only imme
diate purchase will insure a- wide selection.
The stock is too vast to describe in detail but the
savings, if you buy now, will average from 25
In a net.
Furs purchased in this sale will be stored
in our Cold Storage FREE OF CHARGE
until you want them next winter.
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elimination working in
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that's the best proof of its merits.
Nature's Remedy Is the best and
safest thing you can take for bilious
ness, constipation, indigestion and
similar complaints. It -is sold, guar
anteed and. recommended by your
Leader of Volunteers to
Speak in Omaha Sunday
Charles Brandon Booth, son of
General and Mrs. Ballington Booth,
will speak in Omaha next Sunday at
the First Presbyterian church.
"I have been endeavoring for some
time to have Mr. Booth speak in this
city," said Major F. A. McCormick
of the Volunteers of Ame.ica, "as he
has had 10 years active experience in
prison vork and has much to tell
Mr. Booth's subject will be "Prison
Shadowed Homes." He will speak
in the evening at the Broadway Meth.
odist church in Council Bluffs. At
both services, collections will be tak
en up for the benefit of the local
branch of the Volunteers of America.
Council Pauses a Moment
to Sit in Silent Prayer
City council committee of the whole
paused a minute during proceedings
on Monday morning, to sit in silent
prayer for the success of the allied
Among those who sat in silence
were Norris Brown, J. E. George,
Edward Baird, Elmer E. Thomas,
Conrad Voung, L. J. TePoel, Byron
Hastings, R. M. Switzler and Spike
A GIFT TO SOMEONE?
Watch Your Stomach
In Hot Weather
A Cool, Sweet, Strong Stomach Your Best Safe-
guara Against bummer Sickness
"Kt VOOt shrmnnh In anrA rrvlr.
in Older caring the hoi eumma
m jniiu and you wi J Lave iitth to tear
in toa way ot eicirneda" tte aavioe
many pbysisiana give as hot w&athsr
tab-d, sennd, cemmon veaao advice,
too. Fcr very frecuenUy, ana eetwaa.
y in tot weather, tneae oonciuon Et.m
ach djorders wtlcn ec maiy rxcp.e
aeem to regard as ct mino. im portunce,
do open the way tor serlcoa Lars.
83 keep your stomacL eweaft. cool
and comtcrtafcie au Eummir .cn?.fua
extra war wcrichamta of ci-txa-sona
taii come wito. not weulte aL
hij tu in the stoncasn. Iha fcfc.cnrt
stomaca wu naea be.p this summer as
laa one easy way 3 yorj hay ti
rin remtay is to nd the etcmaab of
too rrnoa acid. Beesnseit ssperadl
:ty toat .nteneres w:tn diastion and
BSbusa-atua. ana bus causes a ten;
a, ta osa stcmaco miseries you are so
amiuM wxtaiieartcum, rood-repeat-
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Magic! Just drop a little Freezone
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Try Freezone f Your drujrrist sells
a tiny bottle for a few cents, suffi-.
cient to rid your feet of every hard
corn, soft corn or corn between the
toes, and calluses, without one par
ticle of pain, sorness or irritation.
Freezone is the discovery of a noted
Cincinnatti genius. -Adv.
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aad ihJi miserable, bloated, puff ed-np
ccnaition alter eating
lew nere is good news. An easy, A
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lAIONiO after meals wiL work won
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