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THE EES: OMAHA.. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15. 19X9.
;0RST STORt, Hi
out State; Train and Wire
Service Still Crippled
in Many Sections.
The backbone of the blizzard,
which has been raging over the
Mate for two days, seems to have
been broken and conditions are im
proving:, according to retorts from
many places. Burlington trains
from Omaha to Lincoln were re
ported practically on time last night,
but no attempt was being made to
maintain either passenger or freight
service west of. that point. Branch
lines between here and the capital
city have been cleared and trains
are running about as usual.
The Union Pacific reports prac
tically all of their passenger trains
.running between Omaha and Grand
Island, although-they are several
hours behind their schedule. No
efforts were made to handle freight
service out of Omaha yesterday, but
it was reported freight trains prob
ably would be started again this
Trains were running over the Be
atrice branch lines, but all otherr
branch service has been annulled.
Conditions were improving west
of Grand Island.
Rock Island Crippled.
The Rock Island reported all
trains, both passenger and freight,
annulled west of Omaha last night,
but trains over this line from here
easfwere running about as usual.
Northwestern trains from Omaha
west as far as Norfolk are running
although several hours late. Re
ports from Norfolk last night indi
cate that the wind had bloaii itself
out in that vicinity, although snow
continued to fall. Drifts from 12 to
13 feet deep had demoralized train
service west of that point. One
passenger train running from Nor
folk to Sioux City, la., had been
stalled since Thursday evening and
farmers along the railroad were
called upon to furnish the passen
gers with food. Two snow plows,
sent out to the assistance of the
train, were ( also reported stalled,
one on each side.
Reports from different parts of
the storm area last night were that
snow was still falling in most locali
ties, although the wind had abated.
Along the Burlington railroad the
slorr. was worst near York and
Hastings, and no efforts had been
made to move trains in those sec
tions since early Wednesday. The
Billings train which left Omaha
Wednesday got as far as Philips,
seven miles east of Grand Island,
where it was stalled in a cut 30 feet
deep and more than 1,000 feet long.
Telegraph and telephone service
has been badly crippled west of
Omaha. Lines along the railroads
were broken down by the heavy
coating of sleet on the wires. But
one wire was working west Friday,
that one being along the Union Pa
cific. Telegraph companies have
sent all of their available repair men
into the storm zone and it is thought
that service will be resumed today.
, Worst in 20 Years.
Railroad men say the storm was
the fiiostsevere of any that has
swept across the state in 20 years,
and it will be two or three days be
fore regular train service can be re
sumed. The peculiar feature of the
storm is that it has been confined
to an unusually narrow zone. While
it has extended north and south for
as much as 200 miles its widh has
been comparatively narrow.
Referee of Wrestling
Bout Lets Friend Hold
Cash and Loses $443
x D. J. Ryan, Knights of Columbus
athletic director, 2027 Dodge street,
Omaha, who consented to referee
the Breedlove-Lutt wrestling bout,
does not feel as kindly toward hu
manity generally as he did when he
vnt over to the Bluffs, for hi. im
plicit trust in the integrity of his,
brother men has apparently cost him
Director Ryan took the money
with him when he crossed the bridge,
and just before he climbed tip'on the
i.latform in the center of theAuditor
nitii he concluded that it would be
wise to consign the cash to the
kroning of a friend.
The "friend" nearest at hand at
the moment was a young man whom
he had met a week before at the
Oivaha K. C. headquarters, and to
whom he had taken a liking. The
"friend" readily consented to beccme
custodian of the cash, and shoved it
deep down into his pocket.
When the bout was over, Director
Ryan tnought about his money and
began looking through the crowd for
the man. There were plenty of real
friends there, but the one most
wanted at the moment was not
t Oratorical Contest
Held at Creightcn
Creighton annual preliminary or
atorical contest was held at Creigh
ion library last night.
The following speakers were se
lected for the public contest, to be
held February 28, Ralph Neary,
Ralph Swoboda, Herbert Sohm, Neal
McCanti, Joseph MrGovern, and
Krendan Brown. Alternates are W.
J. Gartland and Clarence Anderson.
Tin winner at this time will repre
sent Creighton in the state contest,
at York, March 7. Creighton has
v.ou the state contest for four years.
THOTO P1A.Y OFFERING S FOR TODAY' "
New Work for Spens.
Washington, Feb. 14. (Special
Telegram.) Conrad E. Spens. for
merly with the Burlington railroad
in Nebraska, who has. been in Wash
ington for a year with the govern
ment control committee, has been
appointed assistant director of traf
i ic in vharge of export and import
traffic under the United States rail--osrt
S. R. Rush of Omaha, special
aistant to the attorney general,
was in Washington today after hav
ing conducted successful trials
auainst land swindlers in the federal
court in Cincinnati.
ANNA LITTLE, who made such
a hit in Cecil B. DeMille's
modern version of "The
Squaw Man," has recovered from a
slight illness and is back at work,
playing opposite Wallace Reid,
whom she has supported in a nura
ber of his recent successes.
In "The Wildcat of Paris," which
will be shown at the Brandeis the
last times today, Colette, enacted by
Priscilla Dean, lived among the
Apaches of Paris as the queen of a
faction" more lawless and desperate
than other denizens of the outlaw
kingdom. The great Apache dance
is one of the features of thfr- pic
There has been no rest between
productions for Elsie Ferguson of
late, as she no sooner completes a
picture than another is wr.iniig her
attention. The noted star has demon
strated her great versatility by step
ping from one role into another
without the slightest hesitancy. In
this fashion she has completed her
fourth picture of the new year and
has just begun work uoon another.
"Under the Greenwood Tree." "His
Parisian Wife," and "The Marriage
Price," were made without rest, in
termissions and. scarcely stopping
for Christmas, the star began pack
ing her trunks for a journey to the
south, where she will work in a
screen version of George Weston's
Saturday Evening Post story, "The
Salt of the Earth."
"Judy of Rouge's Harbor," a novel
by Grace Miller White, the author
of "Toss of the Storm Country,"
"The Justice of the Storm Country"
and "Rose o' Paradise," will star Lila
Lee in the part of Judy Ketchel, the
beautiful granddaughter of old man
On the Screen Today
BRANDEIS PR1SCII.I.A PEAN In
TUB WILDCAT F PARIS."
STRAND VIVIAN MARTIN In ' JANtS
SIN OHAI'I.OTTB WALKER In
"KVKKY MOTHER'S SON."
RIAI.TO CHARUKS RAT In ."THE
MI SF THEDA BAR A In "SALOME."
KMrKEMS ALI'-K JOYCE In "THE
I. ION AND THE MOUSE."
BOl I.EVARD 331 nd Leavenworth
HESSIK HAYAKAWA. In "THE
TKMPI.K OK DUSK."
I.OTIIKOr 24th nl Lothrop A LICK
.lOYi-K AND HARRY MOREY" In
"WITHIN THE LAW."
ORI'HKI'M Smith fila, 24th and M
HKSSIE BARK1SCALK In "A TRICK
UK FATE." LEAH BAIRD in
"WOLVES OF Kl'LTL'R," No. IS.
GRAND 16th and Rlnney DOROTHY
DALTON In 't.!REEN KYES." MACK
PKNNKTT In "BATTLE ROYAL."
SI'IURBAX 24th and Ames ANITA
STEWART In "VIRTUOUS WIVES."
LEAH HAIRD In "WOLVES OF
KULTUR." No. 12.
HAMILTON 40th nd Hamilton
FRANK KEENAN In "THE RULER
OF THE ROAD."
VOTE W A
, Leather-Lunged Youngsters
Assemble to J)o Justice to
Doughnuts and Coffee;
Entertained at Sun.
Omaha newsies, 500 strong, over
whelmed Mogy's "doughnut palace"
at 1611 Farnam street last night,
consumed his doughnuts, drank his
coffee and got the packages of
goodies prepared for them and pro
nounced them all unreservedly
Great yawning mouths were much
in evidence and the food disappear
ed" with miraculous rapidity. The
waiters again and again sent the S.
Ketchel, who lives on his little farm
at Rouge's Harbor. Judy, a valiant
little American cheated out of her
fortune by an unscrupulous lawyer,
tries to make life easy for her little
cousins, whom her brutal German
grandfather is constantly ill-treating.
She not only saves her cousins,
but the repentant lawyer as well.
"Private Pettigrew's Girl" appear
ed in the Saturday Evening Post. It
is by DanaBurnet. The picturiza
tion is by Will M. Ritchey. Ethel
Clayton will play the part of a young
chorus" girl who seeks to land a rich
young lieutenant. The stqry has
splendid 'war camp material. There
is plenty of humor, pathos, action
and a delightfully fresh love interest.
THE cycle of really good shows
that the Gayety has been otter
ing this season is to be added
to for the week starting this after
noon by the appearance of the
Liberty Girls, the star of iwhich
is the great local favorite, JacR Con
way. Mr. Conway is conceded as
being one of the best comedians on
the Columbia, circuit, j The Liberty
Girls offer a novelty Jn that the
ttory of the play is continuous dur
ing the two acts, rather than it be
ing a succession of comedy bits and
numbers. Tomorrow's matinee starts
at 3:00. ,
Final performances are to be g:ven
today of the bill headed by the hilar
ious travesty on melodrama, "For
Pity's Sake," and by the war skit,
"Somewhere in France." Early cur
tain tonight at 8 o'clock. Opening
with tomorrow's matinee comes An
nexe Kellerman in her "Intimate
Revue." She still does her expsrt
swinming and diving, but she also
does a number of other things, such
as walking the tight wire, and dr.nc
ing. Since last appearing jn Omaha
a number Of years ago she has de
veloped wide versati
rears ago she has
"The Man Who Came Back,"
closes its stay at the Boyd with
matinee and evening performances
today. -""It has been one of the most
successful melodramas of the sea
son, and very popular in Omaha.
Commencing with a matinee Sun
day afternoon, "A Daughter of the
Sun," comes to the Boyd for a
week's engagement. It is a roman
tic tale of Hawaii, with all the sen
suous life of that paradise of the
Pacific skillfully depicted by a care
fully selected company, supported
by native muscians and dancers,
scenery and lighting, effects.
"The Better 'Olc,'" which will be
gin a five-day engagement at the
Brandeis tomorrow evening, is a
farce comedy with a few musical
skits in it. Old Bill, chief of the
humorous trio, is portrayed bx
James K. Hackett. The other two
musketeers Bert and Alf, will be
played by H. Radford Allen and
Horace Sinclair. A chorus of pret
ty girls adds to the effectiveness of
the ensemble. '
Eight Hundred Dollars
' from Creche Benefit Ball
The sum of $800 was realized from
the benefit ball given for the Creche,
Friday evening at the Fontenelle. A
feature of the affair was a solo
dance triven bv Miss Pleasant Holy-
oke. Mrs. T, L. Kimball, benefacjor
of the orphanage, has taken an ac
tive part in planning the ball and
a number of prominent matrons
served on the committee, headed by
Mrs. l aul Gallagher.
Plot Discovered in Moscow
London, Feb. 14. Another antl
bolshevik conspiracy has been dis
covered in Moscow, according to a
Russian wireless dispatch received
here today. The leaders, including
Mile. Maria Spiridonovo, have been
arrested. , s
Qu'lnlna That Dom Nat Affect Hatf
FecaiiM of its tonic and laxatlva effect. LJkX ATI vte
URO.MO QUININE (Ttbfetn) can be taken by an;-
ona without causing nervousneea or riug In tha
Dead, mere la only ona "jiromo Quinine. M. w.
UitUVE S signature on the box. 50c. Adr.
Curtis Auditorium Burns.
Curtis, Neb., Feb. 14. (Special
Telegram.) The auditorium build
ing here was badly damaged by fire
After Influenza-What Then?
After this Spanish influenza has swept
the country almost like the " black death ' '
did Tn Europe in the Fourteenth Cen
tury, after the storm haa passed, we are
confronted by the wrecks of-men and
women who have been left in a
weakened condition, with pale faces and
feelings of general lassitude and weak
ness. It is a fact to be borne, in mind
; rS. that the effort on the part of nature to
, throw off the poisons during the attack
uj. cpa.iiisu imiueiua results sometimes in
nephritis, or inflammation of the kidneys.
In view of the seriousness of this dis
ease as a result of toxemia, it is most
essential that treatment be directed to
wards prompt elimination of the toxins
( poisons ) from the body. This means that
the excretory organs the bowels, skin
and kidneys should be excited to their
best efforts to throw off the poisons.
Send to the drug store and get castor oil,
or a pleasant laxative such as Dr. Pierce's
Pleasant Purgative Pellets, which ase
made of May-apple, aloes and jalap, and take these every other day.
This will excite efficient bowel action. At the same time, if you suffer
from backache, irritation of the bladder and the kidneys, shown try the
frequent calls to get out of bed at night, considerable sediment fn the
water, brick -dust deposit, perhaps headache in the morning, you
should obtain at the drug Btore a simple tablet which expels the uric
acid and the toxic poisons from the system. This is called "Anuric"
(anti-uric), and was first put up by Dr. Pierce. By its action on the
bladder and kidneys, it expels these toxic poisons.
To build up the strength and improve the blood tecauie after the
Influenza there are fewer of the. white blood corpuscles and too few red
blood corpuscles take an iron tonic such as "Irontic" (to be had in
tablets at drug stores), or some good herbal tonic such as one that has
served the greatest usefulness for the past fifty years, namely, Dr.
Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, made from wild barks and roots,
without alcohol, and sold in tablet or liquid form.
On, riY BACK!
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Mother, whose hands rock the cradle, often needs more
than ordinary food to help maintain the blood-quality and
strength and to assure adequate nourishment to the
child. It is as unwise for the mother, as it is dangerous
to the child, to place dependence upon alcoholic stimu-
. ' f ill
lauoivfor strength is not tound in aiconoi.
6f purest cod liver oil, absolutely free from alcohol, is
Jy mother s true friend, m that it periorms a two-told
:f duty, acott s is tomc-nounsnment, particularly
j I illicit 1UI aljiiig ijiiuva ui wwuiwuuuu.
6COTT3 EMULSION EU5LD3 UP STRENGTH.
O. S. call to the kitchen but all to
i'o avail. It was another case of
"you keep sending them over and
we'll keep knocking 'em down," the
only difference in this case being
that they were swallowed instead of
Omaha's throaty young army
began to assemble about 7 p. m.
last night for the big feast promised
them. At 7:30 a line had formed
outside and 'the cafeteria was filled
up with a struggling mass of hu
manity. As those, inside ate the
newsies left outside stared hungrily
and longingly inside.
"Gee," said one the lads, "look at
"Wait till I get in there. I'll make
'em all look sick," came the reply
from another youngster standing
nearby. s -
After the big feed the boys were
taken to the Sun, where they
watched their favorite actress, Miss
Charlotte Walker, in "Every Moth
As the weary but happy lot
streamed out after the performance
one of the happy lads was heard to
"Gee, but wasn't it some night."
A chorus of young voices yelled in
the affirmative and to show their
appreciation three rousing cheers
were given for Mogy, his dough
nuts, his assistants, and the happy
crowd disbanded into several groups
and made for home.
Kieckhefer and De Oro
50-50 in Second Block
Chicago, l'eb. 14. Champion
Augie Kieckhrfer and Alfreds De
Oro played remarkable billiards to
a tie, 50 to 50, tonight in the second
block of 60 innings in their three
cushion match for the title. De Oro
scored his 50 first. De Oro early
took a lead of 14 points only to'be
passed by the champion, who later
obtained a lead of 18 but Dc Oro
evened it. De Oro's high run was
six, Kieckhefer' five. The total
score now stands 100 to 95 in favor
Schauer 'Knocked Out.
Milwaukee, Feb. 14. Richie Mit
chell, Milwaukee lightweight knock
ed out Johnny Schauer, St. Paul, in
the second session of a 10-round, no
decision bout tonight.
Nebraska Never Headed
in Game With Missouri
Lincoln, Feb. 14. In the first of
a series of two games of basket ball
which have an important bearing on
the Missouri Valley championship,
Nebraska tonight defeated the Uni
versity of Missouri five by .1 to
14. Nebraska took the lead at the
start and was never headed.
Cedar Kapids. la., Feb. 14.
Coe college J4; Simpson, 17.
Phelps Plays Fast Ball
Yet Omaha Loses Game
Sioux City, la., Feb. 14.(Spe
cial.) Omaha university basket ball
team was beaten, 40 to 10, tonight
by Trinity' college five. Phelps did
star work for Omaha, scoring eight
of the 10 points made by the visi
Castelar Quintet Wins.
The Castelar community center
basket ball five had an easy time
with the Miller Park quintet defeat
ingthem 14 to 2 last night on the
MUler Park floor.
British Labor Men
Say Serious Crisis
London, Feb. 14. Industrial
questions in Great Britain are mak
ing the peace conference and world
construction merely minor issues.
The veteran labor leaders, William
Brace and J. H. Thomas, told the
House of Commons last night that
the country is confronted by the
most serious crisis in recent history.
Following the decision of the
Miners' Federation to call for a
strike' ballot, die federation has is
sued an official reply to the govern
ment's statement regarding the
miners' demands. This document
charges the government with trying
to turn public opinion against the
miners and refuses to accept the
data upon which the government
based its offer of a shilling a day in
crease in wages. It says the miners'
demand for a 30 per cent increase,
with a six-hour day, is designed to
raise their standard of living and
not solely to meet increased living.
"I helped make the world safe
for democracy and now Fin ready
to enjoy the fruits of Tictory
but 'A Good Front' counts In
peace as well as in war. I want
the best Soit and Orercoat In the
house," wild a returned Soldier,
and we helped put an
other live-wire- on the
road to success.
JOHN A. SWANSON, Pres.
W'M. h. HOLZ.MAN, Treas.:
SHOP EARLYSTORE CLOSES AT 6 :30 P. M. SATURDAY ' N
A Wonderful "Welcome Home" Demonstration
Saturday in Our Great Sale of
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Attractive .' '
advance ' f
Showing l't'h ' 5
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Men's f ; ;
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Silk . f " v
Shirts ' ' 1 l ' i
i ,sia.50 f-' - -
C OLDIERS, sailors, business men,
professional men, all the keen
value seekers, and all the men com
ing home from the warthe men
who are entitled to the utmost value
they can get in clothes will find
a mighty money saving opportu
nity in our
Clean House Sale
Of America's Best Clothing
Overcoat selections are unusually comprehensive. For
Saturday's selling we've added hundreds of overcoats from
- our finestylines. Determination to clean house is reflected
in the way the garments have been reduced to insure
- quick selling. We must clear the store for spring stocks
now in and coming in from Fashion Park, Society Brand,
Hickey-Freeman and many other famous makers.
Heavy or Medium Weight Overcoats, Great Coats, Ulsters, Ulsterettes,
Chesterfields, Box Coats and all broken lines of suits as follows:
$20.00 Overcoats and Suits,$1 075
Final Clean House Price 3
$30.00 Overcoats and Suits, $OAC0
Finad Clean House Price v
$40.00 Overcoats and Suits, $9 75
Final Clean House Price "
$25.00 Overcoats and Suits, $1 J75
Final Clean House Price 1 "
$35.00 Overcoats and Suits, $0 075
Final Clean House Price 5
$45.00 Overcoats and Suits, $0 A CO
Final Clean House Frice OXJ
$55.00 Overcoats and Suits, $0750
Final Clean House Price O i
$50.00 Overcoats and Suits, $0 COO
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; $60.00 finest Overcoats and Suits at $40.00
$65.00 finest Overcoats at $45.00 $70.00 finest Overcoats, at $47.50
$75.00 finest Overcoats, at $50.00 $85.00 finest Overcoats, at $57.50
STAPLE WORSTEDS, BLUES AND BIACKS EXCEPTED ,
A SMALL CHARGE FOR ALTERATIONS ON SALE GOODS
Hen's, Toung Hen's and Doya' Clothing Entire Second Floor Main Dulldln and Annex.
Ready at Headquarters
. Particular dressers, look forward with intense
interest to this greater store's spring hat dis
plays because they realize complete satisfaction
in style, quality and attentive, interested service.
You'll enjoy early inspection of
The new John B. Stetson Hats
Borsalino Italian Imported Hats f
and E. V. Connett Famous Quality Hats
NEW yS Men's and young men's Smart Caps introducing attrae-
crknVmTsN a nc tive new style features one-piece tops, the hit of the
brKllNb LAfD season. Prices, $1.50 to $3.00. x
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HURLEY FINE SHOES FOR MEN
Win Supreme Leadership
From head to foot this greater store is equipped with , America's most satisfying, most service
able merchandise. Hurley Shoes emphasize our procressivencss in footwear 5lfl-.JMO
See the new brown,- cocoa tan and black Hurleys, at V AU dim ylti
Arnold's Glove Grip Shoes
A specially designed arch support shoe that
holds a world of comfort." Blucher and button
styles, brown and black, $0 and $10.
Men's Nebraska Special Shoes
Quality at popular prices. Made of solid leath
er, come in tan, brown and black, button and
lace, English or high toe, $4 to $7.50.
New spring showing men's Oxfords, brown, tan and black,
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$4.00 U $10.00.
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