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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (April 18, 1919)
TO BUY TAX BOOKS
Brief City News
ated Federal Officers
and Obtained Money.
Have Root Print It Beacon Press.
Lighting Fixtures Burgess-Gran
TREES, SHRUBS. SEEDS Men
! eray'a, 84th & B'wy., Council Bluffs.
Best Meal Jit the City for 35 Cu,
r thA WBHhlnvtnn Moplat tin?
Maie-wiae nearer, lor Men uoula Btreet-
. i , f ,. , ixxige Meeting postponed The
oaiU 10 nave imperSOn- regular meeting of the Elks lodge,
tt uibi tj mo vvr iurvv s wit uciu ivJt jiK III,
has been postponed on account of
Navy Man to Lincoln Enslam c.
O. Streeter, special insurance officer
Krntlnnori at thA nnvv rdnmlHn
Two men, representing them- flee in Omaha, will he in Lincoln fh-
selves as U. a. revenue collectors, clay and Saturday of this week and
are said to be selling a special in- wlu return here Monday.
come tax account book to people! Policemen File Claim Members
out in the state., according to infor- of ihe police department have filed
matinn recivi.fi hv r..,-- T with the city council a claim for
I u.,., J . .T 3,940 paid as bond premiums. The
nue at the federal building.
ronce ana revenue otticers are
searching for the men. The men, it
is said, approach their prospective
victim, announce themselves as rev
enue collectors from Omaha, and
ask to look over the man s accounts.
They then inform him that he will
have to change his system and offer
him an account book for $3.50. If
the man fails to accept, they are
said to threaten him with a fine of
from ?75 to $100.
Detectives today secured an affi
davit from an Om'ahan, whose name
they refused to disclose, describing
the men and their manner of work
ing. In this affidavit the man re
lates that he had received a receipt
tor $J.3U tor the book he bought.
He declared that one of the men
ha-d given the name of George L.
Loomis and that both claimed to
be working from the Omaha inter
nal revenue office. i
"They seem to have confined
their activities to the poorer classes
ot people, said Mr. L,oomis. "As
near as I know they have been more
active in northern Nebraska than in
any other section of the state.
There have been a number of
persons who have requested me to
endorse their particular form of ac
count books, but no person has re
ceived any recommendation for their
work from me, as I will give no
particular kind a preference."
claim la based on the legal conten
tion that the city should pay for
Captain Moore to Return Dr.
G. C. Moore has received word that
his son, Capt. John Clyde Moore,
who was with base hospital unit No.
49, is at Tours, France, on special
duty. He expects to receive or
ders to return by July 1.
Would Annul Marriage Defizil
Jones filed a petition in district court
today asking that the marriage of
his son, Myron Jones, to Eva Olson
be annulled. He alleges that his son
was not of age when he secured the
license on May 29, 1918.
Statement on Warrants City
Commissioner Ure has submitted to
the city council a detailed statement
of outstanding warrants issued by
the village administrations of Flor
ence and Benson before annexation
to Omaha. It will be necessary to
draw on several department funds
to clear up these old accounts. .
Sues Street Car Company John
F. Dougherty has filed suit against
the Omaha & Council Bluffs Street
Railway company In district court
asking for $1,500 for damages to
his automobile and injuries to him
self when a street car collided with
the automobile at Nineteenth and
Cuming streets October 18, 1918.
Asks $15,000 Damages Paula
Leu, a trained nurse, has filed suit
for $15,000 in district court against
Edwin A. Chamberlain, owner of a
garage at Fortieth and Farnam
streets. . She alleges that she was
struck by an automobile being
driven by an employe of Chamber
lain at Sixteenth and Farnam
streets, March 12, 1919.
Will Drive Tank Denman
Kountze, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles T. Kountze, who served in
Europe in the tanks and who is
now out of service and at home in
Omaha, will drive one of the tanks
that are to be used in the Victory
Liberty loan drive next week.
Young Kountze has many thrilling
tales to tell of his experiences in the
machines of death.
Funds for Sufferers J. C. "Whar
ton, state treasurer of the fund
which is being collected for the aid
of sufferers in the far east, has just
sent another draft to Cleveland N.
Dodge, national treasurer of the so
ciety. The draft was for $35,000,
making a total or sisu.uuu wmcn
Mr. Wharton has sent to New York
VAho0lnna T Vl i a fa In H H H i .
Omaha team that debated tln
here was composed of Ralph Kha- was forwarded before Mr. Wharton
C D.I .1 .1 I j - .u. 4 J I.
i us, ' odiu jjcuci aim vyuu in eibun, i was maae cusiuumn ui uie iunua in
Central High Debaters
Win One and Lose One
WT'.t n i ni ff
mm council Diurrs
Central High's debating teams
won and lost last night in dual de
bates with the Council Bluffs High
school teams on the question of
government ownership of the rail
roads. The Omaha negative team
met the Council Bluffs affirmative
in the Central High auditorium and
won unanimously, 3 to 0, while the
Council Bluffs negative team defeat
ed the Omaha affirmative speakers,
to 1, in Council Bluffs
while tne three who went across
the river were Alex McKie, Charles
Grimes and Fred White.
: Council Bluffs was represented
here by Stephen Woolman, Miss
Charlotte Cummings and Miss Me
lissa Stevenson and at home by Har
ry Stevens, Margaret Whistler and
Herbert Woodbury. "The judges de
ciding the local debate were Prof.
Edwin Maxey and Prof. James E.
LeRossignol, both of the Univer
sity of Nebraska, and Prof. J. T.
House of the Wayne State Normal
Ihe judges ot the contest .in
Council Bluffs were Superintendent
Humphry of Denison, la.; Super
intendent Brooks of Nebraska City,
and Superintendent Inman of Red
Mayor Smith Tells
Of "One Talent Man"
The growing interest in the noon
day Passion week meetings being
held tn the Boyd theater under the
auspices of the Church federation
, was indicated by an audience that
nearly filled the theater Thursday,
to hear Mayor Smith speak on the
subject "The One Talent Man."
The meeting today will close
series and will be addressed by Dr.
tva.. t -7... - e iL. r?: . nr.,! i : .
church huu. Marie Sietzer charges that her
Mayor Smith in his address said usbanLo"j,sV "rttehe m2
that the trouble with the one talent her and "l"" Jlh "J?
man in the parable of Jesus was not VteS niti
that he was a bad man-he did .n April 13. 1919. . She filed a jeti-
.U'.nc --i mol His ,UflK...,l lion iur uiyuuc
11UIIHI15 ,1 uitiiiai. .a, a 1 0 hiv,uiij nuj
Andrew Fahey, Oldest
Patrolman on Omaha
1 Police Force, Is Dead
Andrew Fahey. 75 years old, the
oldest patrolman on the Omaha po
lice force, died at b:JU o clock yester
day morning at his home, 2977 Fd
ward Creighton boulevard. Death
was due to jaundice. He had been ill
since last December, but was not
confined to his bed until two weeks
For nearly 35 years, he served on
the police force, first in the capac
ity as patrolman, then as patrol con
ductor, and during tne , last - tew
years as turnkey. He was appointed
to the police force, in September,
He is survived by his widow, a
daughter, Mrs. R. W. Yates, and
two sons, Wlomas, captain in tne
Omaha fire department, and Harry,
employe of the Union Pacific. No
date has been sent for the funeral.
D i v 0 rce
Cou r t s
NEW HORSE SALE
ON SOUTH SIDE
Men Formerly Interested in
Omaha Horse and Mule Com
mission Company to Hold
First Sale in June.
Another horse commission firm
is to be established in South Omaha.
Messrs. Hilliker and Simpson, who
were the influential members of the
Omaha horse and mule commission
company in 1917, at which time they
severed their connection with the
old company, will return and occupy
one-half of the horse barn and oper
ate under the ntme of Hilliker &
Lack of competition has been one
of the detrimental features of the
Omaha horse and mule market, it is
said. With two firms operating on
this market, better service is as
sured all buyers and sellers. An
increased volume of business in this
market is anticipated since it re
moves the objections of many
shippers as to lack of competition
and consequent poor service.
The new firm will hold its first
sale on June 17. A big auction of
western range horses will be held.
During the period of the war
Messrs. Hilliker and Simpson were
active in supplying the government
Iowa Live Stock and
Sanitary Board Given
A bill enlarging the powers and
authority of the Iowa live stock and
sanitary board has been passed by
the Iowa state legislature, accord
ing to word received from A. F.
Stryker, secretary-traffic manager of
the Omaha Live Stock exchange.
It is -believed that the bill will
greatly benefit the local stock mar
ket and feeders of cattle in Iowa.
The bill appropriates $100,000 for
the purpose of partially reimbursing
all owners cf cattle found to be tu
bercular and slaughtered on that ac
count. Iowa feeders have shown some
hesitation in sending their live stock
to local markets because the Iowa
sanitary board has subjected all live
stock to a tuberculin test before al
lowing them to be taken onto farms.
If foupd to be tubercular they were
slaughtered and the feeder forced to
bear the whole loss.
South Side Men Help
Ak-Sar-Ben in Drive
for 5,000 New Members
Plans for assisting in the Ak-Sar-Ben
drive for 5,000 members were
formulated by the South Side mem
bership committee at a luncheon
held in the exchange Thursday. The
committee met at the invitation of
E. Buckingham and "Doc" Frye and
was composed of business men, rep
resentatives of the packing interests
and commission men.
South Side packers and commis
sion men are especially interested
in the success of the drive since a
national live stock and the agricul
tural fair is to supplant the annual
carnival held in former years.
Veteran of War Sent to
J ai l ;t Unable to Pay Fine
Unable to pay a $12.50 fine im
posed by Police Judge Fitzgerald,
of the South Side police court,
Thursday morning, Private John T.
Barrett, a veteran of the world war,
for 14 months in France, will have
to go to the county jail. Barrett
was taken into custody Wednesday
evening in an intoxicoted condition,
according to the police. In his
possession was found about a half
pint of liquor. He was charged with
drunkenness and illegal possession.
that he did nothing at all with the
talent that had been given him. but
refuses to use his talent- for the ben
efit of his fellow men, said Mayor
Smith, is the most dangerous man
m the community.
Rumely and His Attorneys
Indicted for Conspiracy
New York. April 17. Federal in
dictments were returned late today
against Dr. Edward A. Rumely,
. former owner and editor of the New
York Evening Mail, and his at
torneys, S. Walter Kaufmann and
Norvin R. Lmdheim, charging them
with conspiracy to defraud the
United States government.
It is alleged that Dr. Rumely and
his attornevs conspired to conceal
. the ownership by the imperial Ger
man covernment ot Sl,4dl,uu of the
- raoital stock of the S. S. McClure
Newspaper corporation, which rep
resented a controlling interest in
Dr. Rumely is now out on bail
inder federal indictments charging
..lint with perjury in New York and
failure to return German ownership
statements to Washington.
Trinity Cathedral Choir
to Render "Crucifixion"
Under the direction of Ben Stan-
lev the Trinity choir will sing the
"Crucifixion," by Sir John Stainer,
on Good Friday evening at 8 o clock.
All members of the congregation are
urged to be present.
Washington. Aoril 17. Lieuten
ants Otto and Parker and Mechan
ician Hornby. , army fliers, unoffi
riallv reoorted missing with the big
plane HS-2 between Bluefields, Ni
caragua, and Havana, Cuba, are -safe
in Nicaragua, having been prevented
. from starting tor Havana by engine
They were married
B. C, in lyiU.
Marie Whitnev charges her hus
band-. Walter, with nonsupport and
crueltv in a petition for divorce
from him tiled m -district court,
They were married in Minneapolis
m 1915. She asks the custody ot
their child. .
Etta Learn alleges that her hus
band. William, struck her and was
cruel in other ways. She filed suit
for a divorce in district court. She
asks that her maiden name, Ross,
be restored. They were married in
Lincoln, Neb., in 1912.
Mildred Tames, in a petition for
divorce filed in district court, char
ges cruelty and nonsupport against
her husband, Paul James. They were
married in Lincoln, Neb., in 1917.
South Side Brevities
Sales girls wanted. Apply In person to
Manager Wlgg Bros., South Omaha.
Get your milk from Square Deal Dairy.
J. O. Grabowsky, Prop. Phone South
Phil Kearney Woman Relief corps will
meet at the home of Mrs. J. O. Eastman.
Twenty-third and C streets, at 2 o'clock
Open Forum meetings every Thursday
night at A. O. U. W. temple. Twenty-fifth
and M streets. Everybody welcome. La
bor talks and good entertainment. Admis
sion IS cents. Open Forum Committee.
Open Forum meetings every . Thursday
night at A. O. U. W. temple. Twenty
fifth and M streets. Everybody welcome.
Labor talks and good entertainment. Ad
mission 15 cents. Open Forum Committee.
Phil Kearney post No. 2, G. A. R. will
meet at the home of John T. Heasley,
4625 Twenty-third streets, at i o'clock
Saturday afternoon. Committees will be
appointed to arrange a Memorial day pro
gram. Elaborate Easter Sunday services will be
held at the St. Martin's Episcopal church,
Twenty-fourth and J streets. Holy com
munion services will be held from S:30 to
7:30 In thg morning. The remainder of the
program will consist of hymns and music.
Sold at the same fair
price as before the wan
The favorite table beverage
of former coffee drinkers.
A rich, delightful drink tht
provides, real economy.
Not a Bit of Waste
Thursday, April 17, 1919-
STORE NEWSFOR FRIDAY
-Phone Douglas 2100
A One Hour Sate Friday
From 9 to 10 A. M.
A Variety of Beautiful Patterns for Kimonos.
No Phone Orders, No C. O.D.'s and No Deliveries
In The Dowi
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The Ldtest in New
Easter Millinery Friday
JUST 2 days before Easter
and you have this beauti
full assortment - of trimmed
hats to select from at a most
unusual price. 1
There is but a limited num
ber but a large variety of
styles include chain straws in
all sport colors and black hats
trimmed with wings or flow
ers. Very special, at $2.98.
Burgess-Nasb Co. Downstairs Stora
Weil-Known Makes of
Corsets at $1.50 and $2. 00
Including Warner's and the Burgess-Nash specials.
Made of pink and white batiste, with elastic top; also medium
and low bust, made of pink and white coutil. Special for Friday
in two groups, $1.50 and $2.00.
Burgess-Nash Co. Downstairs Store
v4n Opportune Sale of
Beautifully Tailored New
TIME has passed so quickly that Easter is
' here and there are many,' many women
and misses that have not chosen their new
This wonderful sale comes at just the op
portune time, and the. values are the best we
have been able to offer for many a day.
The suits are made of men's wear
serge and poplin, of splendid quality,
in belted and semi-fitted effects.
Navy Black Tan Gray
Every suit is carefully tailored and trimmed
with braid, as well as cords and buttons. v
The values are really remarkable at $14.95.
' . Burgass-Nash Co. Downstairs Stora
Union Suits, 59c ,
Regular or out sizes, with cuff
or lace-trimmed knee. Specially
priced at 59c a suit.
Women's Hose, 10c
A large assortment of women's
cotton hose, seamless. On sale
Friday at 10c a pair.
. Made of good
trimmed with col
ored collars, cuffs,
belts and pockets.
Very special at
- White enamel cribs,
finished in red and
plain, with nice easy
springs.. Steel wheel,
1111 H W Nil VHVVtll 4 14
a large selection, in- 1
ciuamg sup-on ana
open styles. Have
pockets and belts. P
Choice at Vt price. J
Colored Percale, 19c
Light and dark colors, in splen
did quality of percale. Priced
unusually low, at 19c yard.
Silk Poplin, 59c
Good quality silk poplin suitable
for dresses, in an assortment of
plain shades. Friday, 59c a yard.
Silk Faille, $1.35
With a soft crepe effect, in all
the new plain shades navy,
green, old rose, taupe, tan, Bel
gium blue, etc., $1.35 a yard. 36
Plaid Blankets, $4.19
For full size beds; these are
of medium weight and splendid
quality; they come in blue, pink,
tan or gray, and are unusual val
ue at $4.19 pair.
Children's blankets in blue,
pink or white, 79c to $2.25.
Large Assortment ot Smart Looking
Oxfords and Pumps for Wear on Easter Sunday
Shoes are the finishing touch of an outfit, and for Friday, we offer spe
cial values in Spring footwear.
Women's black kid oxfords and pumps with leather Louis,
Cuban or military heels. Special, at $4.45 a pair.
ij White Canvas Shoes, $3.65 to $4J95.
Women's white canvass oxfords and pumps, high and low
heels, in all sizes.
Mary Jane Pumps, $2.65
Child's and Misses' patent and gun metal
Mary Jane pumps; sizes 8 to 11 and 11 to 2.
Choice, at $2.65.
Infants' Slippers, $1J5
Patent and kid ankle strap slippers for the
infants in sizes 2 to 8. Special for Friday, at
Bureau-Nash Co. Downstair Stora
Bleached Sheets, $1.75
Size 81x99 inches; these are of
heavy weight and excellent quali
ty, with neat three hem. Priced
much below regular, at $1.75 each.
Nainsook, $3J98 Bolt
Nainsook, 36 inches wide and
very fine quality, suitable for un
derwear and children's dresses;
it comes in 10-yard bolts, $3.98
White Goods, 15c
27 inches wide, in an assort
ment of different size checks and
stripes. This is an unusually
good quality at 15c yard.
Fancy Voiles, 29c
40-inch voiles: this quality
conies in irood range of light and
dark colors in neat patterns, and
is unusual value for 29c yard.
Plain, striped and
checked dresses for
children from 2 to 6.
Variety of styles, at
95c each, or 3 for
Splendid selection, "
in an array of col
ors, in plain or
dainty floral ef
fects. Trimmed in
i Of Victory Red, lap
is, amber and coral ef
fects, in lare-e assort
ment. Specially priced
for Friday, at 39c I
Cong oleum Rugs
In two popular sizes for kitchen,
etc., 36x54 at 98c, 36x72 at $1.29.
Table Damask, 79c
Bleached table damask, heavy
weight and good quality, 64 inches
wide, 79c yard.
The Boy Will Need
New Easter Apparel
First comes the new suit and Friday we offer a
splendid selection of 1 . '
$5.95 to $7.95
In the newest styles in light
and dark mixtures. Sizes 6 to 18,
at $5.95 to $7.95.
FREE a pocket knife with each
boy's suit. '
Boys' Pants, 98c
An exceptionally good quality
in light and dark mixed patterns.
Sizes 6 to 16.
Of blue denim or khaki; long
or short sleeves, at $1.50 a suit.
w-i i Jl
2 ror Doys oi maaras ana per
cale, neat patterns, at 89c each.
Burfsss-Naah Co. Downstairs Stora
Huck Towels, 22c
Large size bleached huck towels
of excellent quality, 22c each. '
Pretty Laces, 2Vic
A large lot of Val. and Torch
on laces and insertions on sale
Friday at 2c yard.
Men's handkerchiefs in a large
assortment, plain white, full size.
Specially priced Friday at 5c each.
Women's plain and colored
handkerchiefs in a great variety.
Ver yspecially priced at 5c each.
Women's Neckwear, 25c,
Travelers samples of collar and
cuff sets and vestees. Your
choice at 25c each.
Silk Veiling, 25c
A large assortment of silk veil
ings in browns and blues. On
sale Friday at 25c a yard.
Men 's Negligee Shirts
On Sale Friday at
69c, 98c and $1.15
OUR entire Downstairs
Stock has been priced
specially. The lot includes
percale, madras, etc., m
neckband or collar attached
styles. A variety of neat
patterns. Your choice at un
usually low prices, 69c, 98c
Men's Union Suits,
98c, $1J25 and $1J39
Including Mesco, Springtes,
Lastlong and many others. Long
or short sleeves, ankle or
length. Ecru or White. Sizes 34
to 48 in three lots, 98c, $1.25 and
Men's Hose, 4 Pairs, $1.00
Fiber silk hose reinforced throughout.
Navy. 4 pairs, $1.00..
Black, Tan, Gray and
Burfss-Nash Co. Downstairs Stora
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