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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1918.
Whisky Under Innocent Dis
guise Is Confiscated and
Drayman Is Exonerated
' John M. Looney, who was arrest
ed Monday with three barrels of
whisky on his express truck, was
acquitted yesterday by Judge Holmes
of the South Side police court. The
"whisky was confiscated."
Looney was charged with the
transportation of intoxicating liquor
and with illegal possession of it.
Since it was shown in court that he
was unaware of the contents of the
tart-eli marked "baking powder"
.which he was hauling, he was dis
charged and his truck returned to
The whisky was shipped by "Smith
Brothers" of Kansas City to Simon
that he received a call in the regular
way and was given a bill of lading
ifrom a man on the corner of Twenty
fourth and Q streets". He was to de
liver the goods in the afternoon after
Meeting the stranger at 2 o'clock at
the tame corner.
.Meanwhile, Chief of Detectives
Briggs received word from the Bur-
ungton depot, wnere tne powder
was received, and arrested Looney
and took over the truck and its con
tents. - Looney, who is well known in the
South Side as an hnnpst- wnrWr. rnld
. his itory to Judge Holmes in the
. police court and was released. He
appears to be the "goat" in the case,
according to police, for neither the
shipper nor the consignee has been
located. Simon Brothers, to whom
the shipment was consigned, knew
nothing of it and were not even in
possession of the bill of lading.
- y adoui mj comes 01 wmsny, some
of which lacked revenue stamps, were
South Side Brevities
The Savings Department ot the Live Stock
National bank Is the most convenient place
to save your money and get 1 per cent
- Telephone South 900 and order a case ol
Oma or Lacatonade the healthful, refreshing
Home Beverage, delivered to your residence
Omaha Beverage Co
Sues for Heavy Damages
for Fall Through Trap Door
Suit for $7,500 damages was filed in
district court Tuesday by Alfred Ber
ry against Abraham and Herman
. Marcus, who are accused of negli
gence which resulted in the perma
," nent injury of Berry.
Tt is alleged that in his capacity as
an employe of John Harte, contrac
tor, Berry went to Marcus' store at
Twelfth and Douglas to do some ce
ment work, and that in order to get
water for mixing the cement he had
passed over a trap door, which an
employe of the grocery carelessly left
open, causing him to fall downstairs.
- The fall resulted, according to the
complaint, in a serious shock to his
nervous system and in a permanent
injury to the third metacarpal of his
right hand and various other injuries
of a permanent nature.
Missouri Valley Medicos
To Hold Meeting in Ornate
l Charles Wood rassett or Kansas
-City, secretary, announces that the
eiety of the Missouri Valley, will be
Ae.lft in Omaha. Sentember 19-20. The
"jneetings will be at the Fontenelle
Dr. John E. Summers if chairman
cf the general arrangements commit
tee in Omaha. It is planned to give
a patriotic dinner the first day, fol
lowed by motion pictures of the war
zone, and by, addresses by speakers
of national reputation.
A large attendance is expected, at
v the meeting. Dr. A. I. McKinnon of
St. Joseph is president of the soci-
Omaha Women in Chicago
Sue to Recover Money
.. Chicago, III, Aug. 6. (Special Tele-
gram.) In two suits against
(M. I. C. Funkhouser, until lecently
second deputy superintendent of po-
j'ice, filed in the superior court, Caro
line Funkhouser of Omaha, Neb.
asks for $45,000 damages, and Anna
Bishop, also'of Omaha, for $3,500.
Major Funkhouser is the only sur
viving member of the Montgomeiy
Funkhouser Insurance company
which became financially involve
about 10 years ago, according to
Henry P. Kennedy, attorney for th:
the plaintiffs. The money sued for was
'loaned to the company by the two
St. Cecelia's to Have Big
Two Nights' Street Fail
The street carnival to be given by
St. .Cecelia's parish Wednesday and
Thursday nights at 8 o'clock is arous
ing much interest among friends of
the parish. A program has been ar
ranged that promises all who attend
a joyous time.
panting, midway features, various
booths, music by two bands, and the
dedication of a service flag with
"speeches by Mayor Smith and Fran
cis Matthews, will make up the en-
," tertainment for the two nights of the
-Everyone is invited to attend and
. enjoy the various events.
Selective Draft Board
p Men to Discuss Problem;
V'" Members of the selective draft
boards of eastern Kansas, southeast
ern Nebraska, southern Iowa and
'northern Missouri will meet in St.
Joseph, Monday, August 12. to dis
cuss problems arising in their work.
. The physician members of the boards
will hold a separate meeting.
' Arrangements for the conference,
which will be held in the federal build,
ing, are in charge oi Edward G. Fra-
,i zier, of the Atchison county board,
while the conference for physicians
will be under the chairmanship of Dr.
. y, JE. Prentx of St. Joseph.
New Uniform Worn By
Muny Guard of Omaha
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Briej Ctty News
Alfred Wadleigh, 3515 Jones street,
member of Hanscom Park company,
Fourth battalion, is the first member
of the Omaha municipal guards to
doii the new uniform which has been
chosen as regulation for the organi
zation. Wadleigh is shown as he
posed in Commisisoner Falconer's
office m the rew equipment which all
of the muny guards will wear.
Minister Dies at the
Dr. P. M. Lindberg, D. D., superin
tendent of Immanuel Deaconess insti
tute, died yesterday morning at the
Immanuel hospital, of myocarditis.
Dr. Lindberg was born at Sunds
wall, Sweden, May 24th, 1864. He
came to America in 1881. He was
graduated in 1886 from Augustana col
lege, Rock Island, and was ordained
pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran
Augustana synod in June, 1889.
Dr. Lindberg served a congregation
for a brief period at Marinette, Wis.,
then he occupied the chair of Chris
tianity at Augustana college for sev
eral years. In 1900 he accepted a
call to become pastor of the Swedish
Immanuel church of this city, where
he served until called to become su
perintendent of the Immanuel Dea
coness institute. This position he
occupied for 11 years.
Dr. Lindberg was frequently en
trusted with positions of hoior and
Elec. Fans. 88. Burgess-Granden Co.
Fine fireplace goods at Sunderland's.
L. B. Joanson (dero.), has accepted
petition filing tor water board.
Have Root Print It New Beacon
Vote for John M MacFarland, re
publican state senator, at primaries.
Henry W. Dunn, republican candl
dato tor county commissioner. First
(litrngc Loses Auto B- Theft An
automobile belong to the Plaekstone
Garage. 3S14 Farnam street, was
stolen from Twentieth and Farnam
streets Monday afternoon.
License Collections The city license
department reported collections of
$3,176.10 during July. License In
spector Fried rounded up many who
evaded the license laws under the
Arrives in England Lt Samuel A.
Young of. this city, who received his
commission at the second officers'
training camp Rt Fort Snelltng, has
arrived in England, according to in
formation Just received.
Arrives Overseas Claude E. Mill
of this city, member of the 317th air
service of the American expeditionary
forces, has arrived safely on the
other side. He enlisted last Novem
ber in the aerial squadron and sailed
Young Folks Home rv. Charles
AV. Savldge Is completing plans for
the establishment of homes for young
people near his church. The com
forts of home with helpful moral and
religious influences will be provided
for young men and women.
Says Hubby Is Rough. In a suit
filed in the district court Tuesday Lo
reene B. Hurley declares that John
Hurley, whom she married on June
18, 1918, has during the period of
their brief wedded life been guilty of
extreme cruelty toward her, in the
infliction upon her of physical in
juries and violence. She asks an ab
solute divorce, without alimony, or
costs of suit.
The charter convention which met
in the council chamber Tuesday
night, attracted a number of interest
ed persons to discuss the proposed
provision regarding the pav of mem
bers of the police and fire depart
ments. A considerable variety of
opinions developed and the discussion
occupied the entire session.
One More Jar Stolen.
The automobile ot Raymond
lirandes. Hancock, la., was stolen
from the corner of Seventeenth and
Douglas streets Tuesday afternoon at
1 o clock.
responsibility. He served for a num
ber of years as president of the Ne
braska conference. His alnu mater
honored him with the degree of Doc
tor of Divinity one year ago.
Dr. Lindberg leaves nine children
and wife in second marriage. The ;hil
dren are: Mrs. Rev. O. O Gustafsor.
Elbow Lake, Minn.; Ellen, teacher in
Omaha school; C. F. Lindberg, at
the medical officers' training camp at
Ft. Riley; Sergt Victor Lindberg,
Camp Deming, N. M.; and Junice
Signe, Paul, Alvin and Harold Lind
J. B. Carver, truant officer, bat Juat re
turned from a two week' vacation spent
at his old home in Clarkivllle, Mo. This
Is the first time Mr. Carver hai bad a real
visit with his boyhood friends for 13-yearB.
2 for 5c
Our buyer must have foreseen these sizzling hot
days when he made this special purchase of palm leaf
and Japanese fans. They were bought at a ridiculous
ly low price and we offer them to you Wednesday the
same way 2 for 5c.
Burgess-Naeh Co. Main Floor
THE HOME OF THE CHICKERING PIANO
When the piano that you purchase is of better quality
than you usually receive for the amount that you pay
and the instrument through long years of constant use,
proves exceptionally satisfactory, then you have, indeed,
secured a real true bargain.
Our different method of merchandising allows us to
give greater value in a piano than it is possible for you
to obtain elsewhere; higher class instruments at more
reasonable prices is our aim, this means that you
You do yourself an injustice if you do not call and
examine our instruments before you purchase because
in addition to low prices 'we have a larger variety of
standard makes for you to select from. We carry and
recommend such makes as
Ivers & Pond Estey
Sterling Story A Clark
Behning Francis Bacon
Marshall & Wendell
Autopiano Player Piano
Terms to Suit
Smith & Barnes
Kohler & Campbell
Pianisia Player Piano
YfILL TO 1IB HOLDS
Miss Joy Higgins Tell- Omaha
Audience of Her Expert.
ences and Observation
By HENRIETTA M. REES.
Miss Joy Higgins gave Omaha an
other reason to be proud of her last
evening by her lecture, "The Will to
Victory' which she presented at the
Boyd theater 1'ot the benefit of the
Shamrock Fund for Disabled Irish
Soldiers and Sailors, under the aus
pices of the countess of Kingston,
and the Omaha Woman's Press club.
Miss Higgins has long been known
as a clever writer and for her inter
est in the Audubon and various other
societies where she is a tireless work
er. Her subject was well chosen and
gave her an opportunity to review
briefly many of the interesting ex
periences which were hers during her
recent remarkable journey through
the United Kingdom and France with
the labor commission., and to mould
them together in expressing the very
spirit which made these experiences,
and in fact the journey itsel', possible.
Her language was at all times chosen
with exquisite care, and expressed
with pleasing cadence and telling ef
fect, and the tact and judgment which
won her popularity abroad were amply
Message to Labor.
Miss Higgins spoke briefly and to
the point about the message of Amer
ican labor to the allies, and called at
tention to the fact that in all these
countries the labor sentiment gen
erally is with the war. She spoke of
the peace agitators as little groups
of idealists who might well be a little
less intellectual and a litte more in
telligent. She pointed out the fact
that the workers in war industries are
She spoke of the city of Rheims
where there is not a home left stand
ing, but curiously enough, but few
fireplaces are destroyed, and that
"France would again build the homes
around the hearth."
The slogan everywhere seemed to
be, "I don't mind, it is winning the
war that counts," and this courage
in the face of heartbreaking calamities
had not only made all allies kin, but
lias made possible their achievements
Donations Total $186.
Miss Higgiii closed her talk with
a pica for the fund for which the col
lection was to be given, and many
society girls passed the tin helmets,
gathering $186, while Mogy Bern
stein added his plea for generosity tnd
auctioned off a real Irish shillalah
Arthur Mullen purchasing it for $25
Mr. Mullen and Colonel Banister
made short talks, and the war film
which followed the collection neld
much of interest. The Boyd was ell
filled by an audience that gave Misi
Higgins a cordial reception, followed
her splendid address attentively, and
applauded her remarks frequently as
she went along.
Bulldogs Which it Friest
Were Rabie Victims
A report has been received from the
Pasteur institute at Chicago that the
two English bulldogs belonging to
G. A. Jackson, 2516 Templeton street,
were afflicted with rabies when they
bit Father Galvin, 2523 Tcmpieton
street, last Friday.
Father Galvin was returning trom
mass at the Holy Angel church
when he was attacked by the two
dogs. He was bit in several places.
The dogs were killed by police and
their heads sent to Chicago for
examination. Rev. Galvin was taken
to the St. Joseph hospital, where he
is reported to be suffering no serious
effects from the dog bites
Tuesday, August 6, 1918.-
-STORE NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY-
-Telephone Douglas 2100
We Are Ready With First Arrivals of
YOU are going to be delighted with the new things we have to show you.
And your interest will continue as other new things come in, day by day. What a comfort it is to
add new things to the wardrobe several weeks before they become common. It is to meet this desire on
the part of so many women of our community that we have arranged for these early shipments.
Are the foundation of your
new suit or dress. Do not
make the mistake of fitting
new clothes over an old corset.
They're sure to be stretched
out of their proper shape.
The new Fall models are here
and prices range from $2.00 to
Give a freshness to any cos
tume old or new. We have a
beautiful assortment made of
soft taffeta, jersey, messaline
or satin, in the newest shades
to match the suits. Priced
from $5.00 to $15.00.
That scores of women are just
waiting for to give a distinctive
new note to their apparel.
Georgette crepes in beaded,
embroidered and braided ef
fects continue to be extremely
popular. They are priced from
$6.50 and up.
New French Kid
Direct from overseas, perfect
in fit and workmanship, exqui
site new colorings and color
combinations. We are lucky to
have secured as large an assort
ment as we have and at mod
New Chiffon Velvets
Are especially desirable for
dresBes, suits and coats, in the
new shades .of African brown,
taupe, navy, wisteria and
Hunter's green, 36 inches wide,
at $3.95 a yard.
New Tailored Suits
Bring the Earliest Fall Touch,
$25.00 to $185.00
WOMEN who delight in wearing the new things first,
will welcome this opportunity to brighten their
August wardrobe from this showing of "distinctive" suits.
The materials include
Serges, Velours, Silvertones,
Poplins, Duvetines, Broadcloths
Made with the latest style features in shades of brown, taupe,
new blues, oxford gray, and the ever favored navy blue. The
price range is large from $25.00 to $185.00.
(Burfeis-Naeh Co. Second Floor)
New French Serge
Are in great demand for the
coming season for one-piece
dresses. Our showing Is very
extensive including shades of
midnight blue, African brown,
green, plum,, grey, wine, navy,
etc. $1.95 yard.
Are among the favored weaves
and anticipating this we ere
showing a most complete dis
play of such weaves as Satin
Princess, Satin . Imperial, Satin
Francaise, etc. $1.95, $2.50
and $3.50 are these popular
Will give a touch of newness I
a . 1 L I
to any trocK or tauorea euii.
Our counters are heaped with
attractive neckwear the kind
that women love to wear it is
Made of fine navy blue serge
pleated tunic; wool jersey,
tunic style, braided; blue mes
saline, with fancy stitching;
combination satin and geor
gette crepe. Prices are $16.95
Medium weight union suits, low
neck and sleeveless, ankle
length. Exceptionally low
priced. We advise early buy
ing at these prices, $1.50 to $4.
New Fall Hats
That Are Becoming and Distinctive
$5.00 to $50.00
THEY are delightfully becom
ing when worn with frilly
summer dresses and they will be
exactly right for wear with the
new fall suits.
Our extensive display includes a
Variety of styles, materials, colors
You will find just the hat that you have
been looking for in this assortment.
Don't delay your selection a day.
(Burfes-Nah Co. Second Floor)
New Fall Footwear
Including Many Exclusive Models
$5.00 to $15.00
TJUNDREDS of readers
1 announcement can
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m A 1 C A.
down and see snoes on meir xeet
that show the signs of hard wear.
It will be very pleasant to dress the
feet spick-span-new to put a "finish"
to your new fall outfit.
Our showing is very complete, including
many exclusive lasts and patterns. Splen
did fitting and made by the best factories
in this country.
(Burfea-Naih Co. Second Floor)
Our Fourth Annual August Sale of
Offers Saving Opportunities of 25 to 35 Per
Cent bnder Prices In Effect September 1st
THE advantage of buying furs in this sale and also early selection need not be detailed here, as we believe your knowledge of and familiar
ity with the greatly increased cost of furs and labor since we placed our orders for these furs, will carry this fact to you more force
fully than anything we can say.
Back of Try piece of fur old it the Burgeu-Nash guarantee of
quality, authenticity of' style and thoroughly satisfactory wear.
Juit an idea of the wonderful
Fox scarfs, $15.00 to $90.00
Kolinsky capes and stoles,
$29.50 to $290.00.
Muffs, $8.00 to $90.00.
FURS STORED TILL NOV. 1st
Should you desire to make your selection now we will care
fully store your furs for you until Nov. 1st upon payment
of 25 per cent of their value.
(Burg-eea-Nash Co. Second Floor)
Coatees, $115.00 to $350.00.
- Fur Coats, $145.00 to
Seal coats, $195.00 to