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THE BEE: OMAHA. THURSDAY. AUGUST 22, 1918.
TAX UPON POTASH
Land Commissioner in Confer
ence With Federal Expert
Declares New Revenue
From a Staff Correspondent.
Lincoln, Aug. 21. (Special.) The
new revenue bill, proposed by con
gress does not meet the approval of
Land Commissioner G.L. Shumway,
, so far as it covers tax on potash. He
believes such a tax would be a men
ace to the industry in this state, and
, speaking of the matter today, said
"The revenue bill, which Is under
consideration by the congressional
committee having the same in charge,
contemplates putting a heavy tax on
transportation of potash, particularly
if for any great distance. This fea
ture is a danger to the big sandhill
industry, and particularly vital to Ne
braska mills, for the potash market
is largely at Birmingham and other
southeastern community centers.
There it is extensively used in the
production of citrus fruits, other
foods and tobacco. The consequences
to Nebraska's big industry, as well
as its relation to food production,
should be well considered, and the
menace eliminated from the bill.
"Dr. G. C. Spencer, of the Bureau
of Soils, Department of Agriculture,
was in conference with Land Com
missioner Shumway, Tuesday, in
which this matter was duscussed. ,
"Dr. Spencer is a potash expert,
nd debated with the commissioner
the problem of increased activities
in Nebraska and federal co-operation
in enlarging potash production.
Naturally this covered the subject
of legal complications covering state
lands, and the plan of federal control
as a war measure, which has been
heretofore proposed by Commissioner
"It was suggested that perhaps Ne
braska could do its share by removing
rapidly the obstacles in the way of
production by the state and from
state lands, which can be best ac
complished by co-operation of all in
terested parties, and the Department
of Agriculture could exercise its
friendly services with comprehensive
representations to congress concern
ing the danger of the federal tax on
U. S. Marine Aviator? Makes
Five Bombing Raids in Day
Washington, Aug. 21. Lieut. Ed
Ward Chamberlain, an aviator of the
United States marine corps, in three'
wteks took part in IS bombing raids
over the German lines carried out by
a British air squadron to which he
has recently been attached, the Navy
department today announced.
Chamberlain went through five
raids in one day without mishap, and
on all occasions, according to the re
port of ftie commander of the squad
ron to marine corps headquarters,
renderd conspicuous service and
proved his capability as a war pilot.
Democrats Take Hand In-.
Dodge Republican Primaries
Fremont, Neb;; Aug. 21. (Special
Telegram.)-A feature of th primary
election was the wholesale flopping of
democrats to the republican side
where they are believed to have play
ed a prominent part in the fight be
tween Hammond and Norris. The la
boring element almost to a man. it is
said, voted against Hammond in one
precinct in Dodge couty rebble al
most solidly democratic, 51 republican
votes were cast against 33 democratic
Hammond received five, Sloan, four,
and Norris 35.
Three other precincts were the pop
ulation is largely German gave Norris
County Treasurer Ernest Hahn
won the nomination for register of
deds on the republican ticket over
1UUI UUICI LjHIUlUillCS.
On the democratic side. Chief of
Police Welton of Fremont defeated
Ivar Johnson of Fremont. Ralph E,
Weaverling of North Bend defeated
S. E. Kemp of Blair for the republi
can nomination for state senator. C
C. Vandusen of Kennard was the un
opposed democratic candidate for the
nomination for state senator in the
district comprising Dodge and Wash
Primary Elections Accounts
Filed by Congressmen
Washington, Auk. 21. (Special
Telegram.) Following candidates for
the house of representatives from Ne
braska have made their returns as to
primary elections expenses as required
First district. S. P. Cresao. $115.40:
Second district, A. W. Jefferis, $950.61;
U. Lobeck, none; Third district.
D. V. Stephens, none; R. E. Evans:
$10; Fourth district, W. H, Smith,
$160; Adam McMullen, $598: Fifth
district, A. C. Shallenberger, $10; W.
L. Andrews, $12.40; Sixth district. M.
The greatest possible interest is
manifested over the results of the Ne
braska primaries. Nebraska members
are being constantly buttonholed for
information as to the probable outcome.
Judge Kinkaid returned to Washing
ton last evening from a hurried trip
over a portion of the Sixth district.
Not having any opposition in his
party for renomination. he decided
that he ought to be on the ground
when the revenue bill comes before
August Class Must
Twrntj-one-jpar-old youthi who have
attained thlr majority alnra June 6 will
register for military aervlr Saturday,
It Is estimated that SOO men will
register In Omaha.
Instructions for registrants follow:
Register at the local board In the
district In which you live.
Loral board No. 1, headquarters at the
fire engine house. Twenty-second street
and Ames avenue, Includes the territory
from the Missouri liver west to Twen
tieth street and from Nicholas to Ohio
Board No. S, headquarters in the city
hall. South Omaha Includes all of old
South Omaha. t
Board No. S. beadquartem city hall,
Omaha, Includes from Leavenworth
street to Nicholas street and from the
river west to Twenty-sixth avenue.
Board No. 4, headquarters postofflo
buildllng, fourth floor, includes from
Leavenworth on the north to the South
Omaha line and to the city line on both
the east and west.
Board No. 5. headauartors In Uianrf
house. Includes north of Leavenworth,
west of Twenty-slth street and south
of Lake street.
Board No. 6, headquarters, fire engine
bouse. Benson. Includes all of Douglas
county outside of the city of Omaha and
also Includes Benson and Florence.
Permission to Increase
Stock Given Skinner
L'ncoln. Aug. 21. (Special.) The
Skinner Packing company of Omaha
was today granted peifiission to is
sue additional stock in the amount
of $1,000,000 to be used largely as
This company w,ns about six
months ago given authority to issue
stock in the amount of $2,000,000.
Its shqwing before the railway com
mission from whom it received the
authority was one of the best show
ings ever made before that tribunal,
so it was said.
Administrator Sues Railroad.
Columbus, Neb.. Aue. 21. fSoe-
cial.) John Ratterman as admin
istrator of the estate of Ray W.
Daugherty, deceased, who was killed
while on duty as a watchman at the
Union Pacific railroad bridge, has filed
suit for $25,000 damages against the
union racihc in district court
Federal Agents in
Omaha Enforce New
'Work or fight Rule
Federal agents in Omaha Wednes
aay sent t employes, working on
government orders at the smelter.
back to work with a warning that gov
ernment work must be done.
The men have been ordered to put
in full time or they will be inducted
into army service under the "work or
Mexico Maintains Neutrality
In War, Says Louis Cabrera
New York, Aug. 21. Louis Ca
brera, former minister of finance of
Mexico, just returned from a 25,000
mile tour of South America, whither
he went last December to attend a
conference of Latin-American neutral
nations at Buenos Aires, declared to
day his trip would, in an indirect way,
"contribute to a better understanding
and more cordial relationship between
Mexico and the United States."
Mr. Cabrera expressed the belief the
nationalization of the oil and miner
al lands of Mexico would not interfere
with production and that the allied
fleets would still be able to obtain
all the fuel they require at Tampico
Charges of pro-Germanism in Mex
ico were denounced by Mr. Cabrera,
who insisted that strict neutrality
was being maintained.
Funeral of Albert G. Edwards
To Be Held Friday Afternoon
The funeral of Albert G. Edwards,
who died Monday, will be held Fri
day afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
home, 3866 Harney street. Mr. Ed
wards was a pioneer business man of
Omaha. He was city treasurer for
three years and for 20 years in the
insurance business here.
War Exhibit, Coming.
Omaha has the distinction of being
the fourth city in the United States
to get the great allied war exhibit.
Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chi
cago are the other three.
! Game Warden Enforces
Laws in West Nebraska
Lincoln. Aue. 21. (Special.) As
sistant Game Warden Holmes has
notihed Game Warden George Koster
of the following arrests and prose-
F. C. Kirsch and Elmer Ernest were
given a fine of $8.20 each for hunt
ing without a license near Mastin
Floyd Gibson and Owen Gibson,
Charles and Anton Fariger were fined
$35 and costs for killing several prai
Frank Goodman, Earl BrOwnlee and
George Latimer, members of a hay
ing crew near Pawlettc, in Garden
county, were assessed $20 and costs
each, amounting to $68.60 for killing
1- prairie chickens.
Robert Bartley and F. W Lemley
paid fines amounting to $36.40 for
shooting six prairie chickens near
Strickland, m Hayes county.
Clemenceau Greatly Pleased
with Gen Mangin's Advance
fans, Aug. 11. (Havas Agency).
Premier Clemenceau visited the
fighting front Tuesday and saw the
first results of General Mangin's suc
cessful attack between the Oise and
the Aisne. On his return last night
he said he was satisfied vith the
CORNS LIFT OUT
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New Tailored Suits
For Fall and Winter
Yes they are here and showing all the new
features that Fashion will tie to this Fall
A tour of inspection will reveal many pleas
ant surprises to you and the modest prices
will appeal to your purse.
Fine all wool poplins; neat pleated and tailored
coat effects, with velvet collars and button trimmed.
Well tailored, in black, navy, brown and taupe.
High grade suits, suitable for fall and winter;
plain tailored and braid trimmed. Serges, poplins,
Poiret twills, fancy mixtures; all well tailored and
perfect fitting. Very exceptional values.
Others at $49.00, $59.00 up to $195.00.
A few cents buys a tiny bottle of
the magic Freezone at any drug store.
Apply a few drops of Freezone upon
a tender, aching corn or a callous. In
stantly that troublesome corn or cal
lous stops hurting, then shortly you
lift it out, root and all, without any
pain, soreness or irritation. These
little bottles of Freezone contain just
enough to rid the feet of every hard
corn, soft corn, corn between the
toes and the callouses on bottom of
feet. So easyl So simple. Why
wait! No humbug!
Three Special Skirt Off erings
$3.95, $5.95, $7.95
From our special Separate Skirt sec
tion we make these three offerings.
At $3.95 A lot of Silk Skirts in fancy colored
stripes, checks and plaids, also in cloth, shepherd
checks and other fancy materials that have sold
at $6.00 and $7.00.
At $5.95 Women's and Misses' Skirts, in the dark
Scotch plaids, box and side pleated; poplins,
serges and worsteds; black and navy that have
sold at $7.50 to $9.00.
At $7.95 Women's Skirts in regular and extra
sizes ; of serges, Panamas and mohairs, also taf
fetas. Odd lots of excellent selling styles, with
a good assortment for stout women. Skirts that
have sold for $10.00 and $12.00.
Pay a small de
posit and we will
Jiold your, coat
until you need it.
IIII . I WW
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will keep your
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1519-21 DOUGLAS ST.
(Formerly Orkin Brother,' Old Location)
STARTING THURSDAY morninp. at q.qa
A THREE DAYS SALE OF HIGH-CLASS
ibUrjJiJi mm VlC.Lv,
As this stock was bought at a time when prices were much lower "than they
Xnft ia?nn y d0ipg a str?cJIy cash business we are able to sa-ve you from
$5.00 to $25.00 on your new winter coat. 1
of our regular price every garment is marked in plain figures you deduct
your own discount.
EVERY COAT IN THE HOUSE INCLUDED
In This Great Event Many Beautiful Fur Trimmed
Models. Plenty of Plain Models to Choose From.
Prices as Follows:
Entire Stock of Parasols, $3.69
Worth' $7. 50 to $20.00
Unrestricted Choice in This CLEARANCE
GOING NOW at a fraction of their original prices, and
you will do well to anticipate your needs for another season.
Beautiful and unique styles, in a good variety
Something here that is sure to interest you.
TAKE THIS ADVICECOME EARLY :
$25.00 Coats Now $20.00
$29.50 Coats Now - $23.40
$35.00 Coats Now ........ $28.00
S A tfifi rntn vr... - Ans a
ihis is a genuine discount uu
compare our prices. $55.00 Coats Now ........ $44.00
$65.00 Coats Now . ......$52.00
$75.00 Coats Now $60.00
$85.00 Coats Now $68.00
$95.00 Coats Now $86.00
$115.00 Coats Now $92.00
ADVANCE STALES IN NEW FALL SUITS $25.00 up
See Us Before You Buy We Save You Monv
PARISIAN CLOAK CO., 1519-21 DOUGLAS ST.
Women's Boudoir Slippers
Several dozen pairs of Women'g Cloth
and Leather Boudoir Slippers at this
special price. Pretty color combina
ttong; all sises. Estraordbuy yah.
Clearing Away Summer Footwear
White Canvas Shoes, White Canvas
Pumps, Black Patent Kid Pumps, Grey
Patent Leather Oxfords and Brown
Patent Leather Oxfords. Good range
of sizes in this assortment. $2.95 Pair.
Main Floor, Raar.
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We allow you $12.00 on your old
machine, to apply as first payment on
this new and beautiful
1918, Model "FREE"
First payment of $1.00, and pay for it
at the rate of $1.00 a week.
Machines at Special Prices.
New Royal $35.00
New Royal $32.00
Hemstitching and Picoting.
Main Floor, Rear.