Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, August 29, 1918, Page 5, Image 5
THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY. AUGUST 29, 1918. ARMY FLYERS TO EXHIBIT HERE ON ORIGINAL DATE Arrive Friday and Fly Saturday Instead of Sun day; to Land at Field Club.. Revised plans for the exhibition in Omaha of the American and British fleet of aviators call for the display flights in Omaha on Saturday, as originally planned, instead of Sunday, as was announced Tuesday. The - flyers will arrive in the city Friday, says Lieut. E. G. Montgomery, ad vance officer for the aviation mission, now in the city, and. after flying over the downtown section of the city Sat urday will leave for St. Paul, the next stop on their itinerary. The return to the original schedule .was made possible through the short ening of the Des Moines exhibition from two days to one day. The fly ers will spend only Thursday at Des Moines, -giving exhibition flights at the fair and will arrive in Omaha Friday morning. It is planned to have the party land at the Field club grounds, which have been inspected by Commissioner Manley of the Chamber of Commerce and by Major Van Nostrand of Fort Omaha. Ten American planes and three British planes make up the party Six of th AmpnVan rtlonas , . ; -..v.. j-tuuva "Lit yi the Curtis bi-plane'type equipped with Hispano-Suiza motors. Two are De Havilands equipped with Liberty mo tors and with four machine guns each, two on each plane shooting through the propellor and two op erated by the observer in the rear of the pilot Two speed scout planes make up the American section. ' Immelmann turns, vertical banks, loops, tail spins, spinning nose dives, barrel rolls and side slips will be some of the stunts which will thrill Omahans in the spectacular aerial combat between Lieuts. Samuel M. Connell and T. E. Welsh of the American air service. This aerial combat will demon strate all of the difficulties which at tend the maneuvering of two hostile scout planes for advantageous positions. Brie) City News Soldiers' Field Day Will Be Staged at Fort Omaha Labor Day Events ranging from a "full equip ment race" to a 12-pound shqtput and a "shoe race" will fill the after noon at the Chamber of Commerce field day for soldiers at Fort Omaha on Labor day. Only soldiers will par ticipate in the field day, which has been arranged by the Chamber of Commerce. I The program will open with a 100-' yard dash, followed by a 220-yard dash, a half-mile race around the parade ground, a three-legged race, , an obstacle race and a shoe race. , Complete squads will partake in the full equipment race. Sqads will run 50 yards, put on. full equipment and return with the squad lined up at attention. I A 12-pound shotput, a discus throw, a pole vault, a running broad jump, j a high jump and a relay race will complete the first part of the field j day." A base ball game between the army and a team from the city under the direction of the recreation committee of Fort Omaha will comprise the sec ond part of the events. The lineup of the base ball teams will be announced later. : Rules governing the field events will be issued later. AH companies in Fort Omaha and Florence field are required to take part. Prizes will be offered for each event. Colonel Her sey has granted the soldiers at the fort a half holiday for the afternoon A few tickets will be given out, main ly to war work committee members. Henry McDonald Assured of Victory Over Henry Dunn Henry S. McDonald is assured of the republican nomination in the First county commissioner district, by a lead of 10 votes over Henry W. Dunn. This contest has been determined by adding the figures entered by the official convassers, who have pro gressed far enough to include all of this commissioner district. James P. O'Hara has been watch ing the official canvass closely and he now clairhs a lead of 20 votes more than Ray J. Abbott, present deputy county attorney. It has been practi cally conceded that O'Hara will be the democratic nominee for county attorney. Birthday Celebrants Will , Donate Pershing Day Cake cial sanction has been given the plai suggested by a minister's wife at Antiocii, Neb., for the raising of a fund to pay for the big birthday cake to be used in celebrating Pershing's anniversary here on September 13. . The plan is that every patriotic, per son in Omaha having a birthday be tween now and September 13 give" at least 1 cent for each year they are old. Th cake will cost at least $100 or 10,000 birthdavs. Mrs. J. V. Kent'of 2124 North Fif ifti'iUh street, was the first to follow me plan. On September 13 Persh r, birthday she will be 61 years old. She gave 61 cents. Five Alleged Deserters Wiil Be Inducted in Army Federal authorities are holding three white men, Lee Waters, San Diego, Cal.; Michael Beliotis, Detroit, Mich, and Alex Swinton of Newcastle, Wyo., and two negroes, Will Mdse, Grove Hill, Ala., and Robert Lewis, smelter eniployes, as deserters from military service. All of the men wiil be inducted into the service. Elec Fans. $8. Burgess-Granden Co. Have Root Print It New Beacon Press. Baby Girl O. E. Pierson,, superin tendent of the Burlington, is taking a day off, remaining at home to be come acquainted with a baby girl born Tuesday night. Goes on Vacation Marshal Eber stein, chief of the On aha department of justice, returned Tuesday night from a vacation trip in Michigan. He was accompanied by Mrs. Eberstein. Says Husband Is Drunkard Lovisa Jenks has brought suit for divorce from William Jenks in district court, alleging that William is an habitual drunkard anu has been guilty of non support Back From Visiting: Son Mr. and Mrs. Pat Keegan of Fort Calhoun, spent the day in Omaha on their way home from Camp Dodge where they had been visiting their son, Francis Keegan, in training there. Two Given Freedom Margaret Eddy wa3 granted a divorce decree from John E. Eddy in district court Tuesday on grounds of nonsupport. Ida May Mullins was given a divorce from Charles H. Mullins on grounds of cruelty. Magney Visits Son County At torney Magney, his wife, daughter and son, leave today for Camp Dodge, la., to visit Sergeant Vernon P. Magney, who is in the quartermaster's depart ment. Sergeant Magney expects soon to leave for overseas duty. Negro Robs Store A. Kline, Nine teenth and Paul streets. reDorted to the police that a negro "boy entered his store while he was working in the rear and stole a quantity of money from the cash register. He did not know how much money was taken. The thief escaped. Enters Air , Service Harold E. Steere, son: of Asel Steere, chief clerk in the office of the district clerk, left Tuesday night for Berkeley, Cal., where he will enter the aviation ser vice. Mr. Steere recently returned from a short training at the military school at Fort Sheridan. Teachers In Session The Douglas County Teachers institute, in session at the court house this week, was given over to Junior Red Cross work Wednesday morning. Instruction in this work was given the teachers of the country schools especially. The leacners neia oniy a nan-day s session Wednesday. s Divorce Petitions Filed The fol lowing divorce petitions were filed in district court Wednesday morning: Desta Hatfield against William H., al leging nonsupport and desertion after 31 years of married life; Gertrude Hall against William, alleging cruelty, and Sarah M. Tyson against Oliver, whom she accuses of , ruelty, citing one instance when he blackened her eye. Fln fireplace goods at Sunderland's f Railroad Conductor is Held Up by Three Negroes N. W. GordonKan M. & O. railroad conductor, living at the Drexel hotel, reported to the police that he was held up and robbed by three negroes Tuesday night at Fifteenth and Web ster streets, about 12 o'clfltk. A val uable watch was taken. WE FIT YOUR FEET TO SHOES J m J " I i I NO, we do not fit shoes to your feet Individual fitting attention in sures a perfect fit in every in stance. Added to this is the fact that we feature .the best fitting women's shoes built in America. 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The prices are most attractive, as a glance over our announcement will indicate. . Brassieres, 35c Good quality material and good fitting; open front, lace and embroidery trimmed both back and front; all sizes, 34 to 46, at 35c. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Downstairs Store. White Goods, 19c A clearaway of the summer's newest fabrics, including stripes and plaids. Unusual values at 19c a yard. Burgess-Nash Co. Downataira Store Luncheon Sets, ' 89c Set consists of 13 pieces, lb dozen each, two-size doilies and one center piece. Handsome colored designs, and they are extreme values at 89c. Burg eaa-Nash Co. Main Floor. Dresser Scarfs, 89c Natural colors, with neatly scalloped edge in colors of blue, green or white. Size 17x50 inches, at 89c. Burgets-Nash Co. Downataira Stora Turkish Towels, 15c Bleached Turkish towels, soft and spongy, neatly hem med ends. Special, each, 15c. Burgets-Nash Co. Main Floor. Dresser Scarfs, 29c Made of lawn in handsome colored designs and splendid quality. Size 17x50 inches. Sale price, 29c. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Downataira Store. Crash Suitings, 25c Momie cloth suiting, a very popular fabric in colors of brown, helio, tan and blue. Un usual values at 25c. Burgess-Nash Co. Downataira Stora Sale of Books 39c Including such titles a3 "Real Adventure." "Cracker Box School," "Daredevi 1," "The Trufflers." "Dawn of Tomor row," "The Seed of the Right eous," "Wishing Mnon." etc. Burgess-Nash Co. Third Floor Crex Rugs Reduced for final clearaway; De Luxe weave. Size 36x72, at $2.75. Size 4-6x7-6, at $6.75. Size 6x0, at $8.50. Size 9x12, at $12.75. Burgess-Nash Co. Third Floor er i Rugs Congoleums Good patterns. Only a few sizes for a quick clearaway. 3-4x6 at $1.75. 3x6 at $2.25. - 6x9 at $6.75. 9x9 at $9.75. 9x10-6 at $11.75. Burgess-Nash Co. Third Floor .r- Vacuum Cleaner, $3.95 Hand vacuum cleaners, per fect workine order, hut sliihtlv i marred from handling, reduced 10 Burgeaa-Naah Co. Third Floor Fancy Pillows, $1.95 For autos or porches, made of cretonne or leatherette; navy blue, green, red and black. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Third Floor Bucilla Vicuna- 39c In the popular shades, some slightly soiled. Very special at 39c ball. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Third Floor Stamped Dresses, 98c Children's ready-made dress es, stamped ready for embroid ery; odd lots in sizes 2, 4 and 6. The materials are poplin, pique, chambray, etc., 98c. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Third Floor Remarkable Clearaway of Mina Taylor Bungalow Dresses o T HEY'RE just the sort of dresses every JL woman needs and they're the kind of dresses you will like to wear. Made in a variety of pretty styles of such ma-y terials as percales and ginghams, in either light or dark stripes, plaids, checks and plain colors, also in all white. Don't fail to take advantage of this wonderful offering. The values are so exceptional that women should purchase a season's supply at $2.95 eaph. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Second Floor Final Clearaway Sale Wash Skirts $1.95 b... T NCLUDING the sea son's newest models; made of gabardines, piques and honeycomb in white and colors; spe v cially reduced to $1.95. Wash Skirts Reduced to $2.95 Pretty belted models with novelty pockets. Mostly white, in such ma terials as gabardines, cot ton, tricotines, piques, wide and narrow novelty cloth and repps. os-Nath Co. Second Floor. A Quick Clearaway of Girls Dresses $1. SO ,$5.00 THEY'RE made of ginghams, cham brays and voiles; in plaids, checks, stripes, plain colors and fancy figured patterns. There's a big variety of styles; trimmed with smocking, pockets, fancy buttons, belts and collars and cuffs. Just the sort of dress for school wear, sizes 6 to 14 years, and the prices have been great ly reduced for a quick disposal Thursday. Burgeaa-Nath Co. Second Floor Remarkable Clearaway ot Silks for End-of -Month Sale BEAUTIFUL assortment in plain and fancy striped and figured foulard, taffeta, messaline, Canton crepe, pongee, poplin, etc. S6 inches wide. Flesh, blue, yellow, white and black. On sale Thurs day Burgeis-Nash Co. Down-Staira Store, $1.00 Yard These Summer Corsets Reduced $1.00 Wonderful values; summer net corsets with low bust, long skirt, free hips, coutil stripped, embroid ery trimmed, two pair supporters, for $1.00. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Second Floor Women's Pumps, Oxfords and Colonials, in the End-of-the-Month Sale at A Price That Is Less Than J The Original IT'S a clearaway of all short lines and broken assortments of women's ' pumps, oxfords and colonials. All sizes represented but not all sizes in every style. The price reduction is very extreme at $2.95. Final Reduction on All Women's White Shoes Just the kind for now and early Fall w ear. Including White duck lace boots with covered Cuban heels, reduced to $3.95 White duck lace boots with covered Louis heels, reduced to $4.45 White Nile cloth boots with covered Louis heels, reduced to $4.65 White Nile cloth boots with covered Louis heels, reduced to ...$4.S5 Burgeaa-Naah Co. Second Floor. Suit Cases, $6.75 Walrus grain, 22x24 inches, brass trimmings, with extra well made lock, heavy canvai and lined with cretonnes. Very special at $6.75. Burgeat-Naah Co. Fourth Floor Union Suits, 39c Boys' and girls' summer union suits, odd lots and broken sizes. Sale price, 39c. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Downataira) Stora. Union Suits, 50c Women's union suits, fine white cotton, "Setsnug" or "Mesco" makes, regular and extra sizes, SOc. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Downataira Stortv Women's Hose, 29c Women's hose, cotton, seam less, black or colors, odd lots. Special sale price, 29c. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Downs t aire Stora. Union Suits, $1.00 Women's anion' suits, low neck and sleeveless, cotton or mercerized, cuff knee or lace trimmed, odd lots, $1.00. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Main Floor Union Suits, 79c Women's fine quality white cotton union suits, low neck and sleeveless, knee length, 79c Burg tae-Naah Co. Main Floor ' Women's Hose, 35c Women's black or white fine quality cotton hose, seamless and with double tops, 35c pair. .Burgeaa-Naah Co. Main Floor Flouncings, H Price. Short lengths of 1 to 5 yards of organdie, swiss, ba tiste and voile dress flouncings, also ruffled and tucked or gandie and net flouncing, J4 Price). Burgeaa-Naah Co. Main Floor Laces at 25c Shadow and val laces, cluny laces and wide bands for un derwear, bed spreads and cen terpieces, widths 3 to 27 inches, at 25c yard. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Main Floor fVal Laces, 2ic Val laces, insertions, arefcty new designs, sale price Thurs day, 2?e a yard. Burgess-Nash Co. Downataira Stora. EmbroideHes, 5c Embroidery edges, inser tions, good selection of pat terns. Sale price, 5c a yard. Burgesa-Nash Co. Downataira Storo. Auto Hat 8, 25c Sample line of women's auto hats. Variety of pretty styles nnd colors, at 25c each. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Downataira Store. Handkerchiefs, 3c Women's and children's handkerchiefs, big range of se lection, very special Thursday at 3c each. Burgeaa-Naah Co. Downataira Storo. Men 8 Shirts, 59c Made of panama cloth, double trimmed military pock ets, regular flat collar, elbow sleeves, 59c. Burgeaa-Nash Co. Downataira Stora. Underwear 37c Men's two-piece underwear balbriggan and eyelet mesh, odd lots of size, sale price, 37c a garment. ..- Burgeaf-Naah Co. Downataira Storo.