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THE BEET OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE, 11, 1919.
URGED BY WOMEN
Want Suffrage ., Amendment
Ratified Before Next Elec
tion;' Governor Watches
Move in Other States.
: Lincoln. Jane 10. (Special.)
,The women of Nebraska are deep
ly interested in the matter'of a spe
cial session of the. legislature that
the ratification of the national
Amendment to the constitution giv
ing the women a right to vote equal
ly with the men may be consummat
ed in time for them to vote at the
A delegation of women headed by
Mrs. Barkley, president of the State
Suffrage association, called on the
governor Monday and urged him to
'.call a special session for the pur
, ; pose of ratifying the amendment.
itThe governor told them that he
iwould call a special session if
enough other states took similar ac
tion, to make the ratification com
plete. Minnesota to Have Session.
Governor McKelvie received a
,'message from Governor Burnquist
of Minnesota Tuesday morning in
which the latter stated stated that
'he would -issue a call and aikedthe
Nebraska executive to do likewise.
Governor McKelvie has answered
giving practically the same answer
given the delegation of women.
To a delegation of newspapermen
who called upon him. Governor Mc-
FRIDAY, THE 13TH
A Lucky Day forThose
Underwear Sale at
Hundreds Upon Hundreds
of Beautiful Dainty Night
Gowns, Envelope Chem
ise and Bloomers Se
cured in a Remarkable
Special Purchase and
Offered in Great
Sale Next Friday.
The Trimmlnsrs on the Gar
ments' Are Worth More
Than the Prices We
Sell the Entire Gar
Friday, the 13th, sounds like
"gloom to most of us," but The
Beddeo Clothing Co. have defied
the "jinx" and propose to make
this Friday the 13th the happiest
day Omaha women ,have known
for many month past. It comes
in the form of a sale, a sale in
volving many hundreds of pieces
of fresh, crisp, dainty undergar
ments. There are crepe de chines,
cotton crepes, sheer mulls, fine
nainsooks, in both white and flesh
V trimmed witjh French knots,
eihbroidered, lace and insertions,
tucks, ruffles, others are plain;
the variety of styles affords a
wonderful field for selection.
-And the biggest surprise of this
Friday sale will be the ridiculous
low prices at which these gar
ments will be offered. Three
great groups of Night Gowns
four lots of Teddy Bears and
four lots of Bloomers. Plan now
to secure your entire summer
supply of sheer, cool, undergar
ments Friday. Watch the Beddeo
Clothing Co. display ad in Thurs
day's papers for full particulars
and prices. Adv.
in Sheets, Pillow
Cases and Spreads
Union Outfitting Co. Makes
Purchase of Bed Linens
Below Market Price.'
Wear Well, Marathon, and
Other Makes, Famous
for Wear, Included.
Thrifty Housewives Should
Anticipate Their Needs"
for Months to Come.
Women who take advantage
of the sale of Bed Spreads,
Sheets and Pillow Casea which
takes place at the Union Outfit
ting Company Next Saturday
will be amply repaid, for it of
fers opportunities for big savings
on high grade bedding that are
The redactions would be un
usual, even under ordinary con
ditions, and they are all the
more exceptional in view of the
unexpected advance in the cot
ton market since the company
placed their orders for the great
stocks of Bed Linens that make
up the sale.
- Housewives will find tempting
J arrays of rare values in Sheets,
Pillow Cases, etc., embracing a
wide range of desirable qualities
that will give long and satisfac
The sale is additional evidence
of the ever increasing Buying
Power of the. Union Outfitting
Co., located just outside of the
High Rent district, where, as
always, you make your own
Kelvie said he had noted that Gov
ernor Allen of Kansas had issued a
call for a special session in that
state and that he might do likewise.
As far as he knows now, the call
will not contain any other matter.
Thurston County Is
Charged With State
Taxes on Iindian Land
Lincoln, June 10. (Special.)
The State Board of Assessment has
had its attention called to the non
payment of taxes on Indian lands in
Under the law of the federal gov
ernment, Indian land of the Omaha
and Winnebago Indians, while be
ing held in trust for the Indians, is
subject to taxation for state and lo
cal purposes. Under the federal
law if the taxes are not paid within
One year! the secretary of the in
terior in case he finds no funds
available for that purpose, is author
ized to release the lands from taxa
tion. The result is that Thurston county
is charged up with state taxes, when
in fact such taxes are never paid as
the secretary of the interior never
finds money available for the pur
pose. The county assessor of Thurston
county believes that these lands
should not be included in his report
as assessable lands to the state
board. It is believed that the legis
lature will have to release these
lands, as that is the only authority
which can legally do so.
Injured by Train,
Dies in Sioux City
Sioux City, la., June 10W(Spe
cial.) Rev. F. H. Jageman,' priest
of the Catholic church at Plainview,
Neb., who was fatally injure'd when
he fell under a train at Laurel, Neb.,
Monday, died at St. Josephs hos
pital Tuesday night. Rev. Father
Jageman was riding oVi a Burling
ton train from Plainview to Laurel.
A new depot had been built about
100 yards from the site of the old
one at Laurel. He did not know
of the new depot, and when the
train did not stop where the priest
was accustomed to see it stop, he
jumfted off backwards. The plat
form was wet and he slipped, his
left leg going under the wheels of
the rear coach.
The injured priest was taken to
Sioux City. His leg was found to
be so badly mangled that amputa
tion was necessary. Following the
operation he remained conscious
until about 10 minutes before his
death. Rev Father Jageman was 40
Lincoln Man Arrested as
Fugitive From Justice
John Morgan, giving his home as
Lincoln, Neb., was arrested yester
day by Detectives Murphy and
Pszanowski charged with being a
fugitive from justice. The detec
tives allege that Morgan confessed
to them that on May 28 he stole an
automobile from L. E. Laflin of
Lincoln and drove to Omaha, where
he picked up a woman friend, whose
name he refused to reveal, and drove
After spending all his money the
police say, he told them the woman
left turn and he drove back to Lin
coln alone where he sold the ma
chine for $600. ,
Rain Does No!
Big Covered Vans
are at your service at any
time; no need to worry about
Let us do that.
OMAHA VAN &
806 South 16th Street
Phone Douglas 4163.
will set you right
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Wet Weather tails to De
crease Enthusiasm; Scotts-
bluff Chosen for, Meet
ing in 1920.
(By a Staff Correspondent.) .
. York, Neb., June 10. (Speciaf
Telegram.) The fifty-second annual
convention of the NebrasksState
Sunday School association opened
Tuesday morning in this city with
H. Lomax president, presiding and
Mrs. Mildred K. Oastler of Howell
acting secretary. -'
The rainfall of more than three
inches in the past two days has not
decreased the spirit of enthusiasm
Rev. H. Langley of Omaha, con
ducted the devotional services.
M. E. Ruddy of Richardson coun
ty, not present at the session, sent
the paper assigned him on "Local
Preparation for, Richardson County
, A. M. Locker ot Chicago, sug
gested district and convention pro
grams according to the needs of th
Address by A. M. Locker.
Mr. Locker gave the principal ad
dress of the morning on the sub
iect of developing leadership. In
the afternoon the county and dis
trict officers held a conference. Ad
dresses were given by Mrs. Mary
Foster TSryner of Peoria, 111., and
A. M. Locker.
The board of directors of the as
sociation held a meeting Monday
night with nearly every member
present. Scottsbluff was chosen as
the place to hold the 1920 conven
tion. Some objection was made to
this place on account of it being in
the western part of the state. The
western people have come east for
52 conventions and 'thought thev
were entitled to the next meeting of
More than 400 delegates are regis
tered and 51 counties are repre
The first meeting of the general
session was held Tuesday evening
Auto Plunges Through
Big Plate Glass Window
Beatrice, Neb., Jiine 10.
fSDecial). A car in charge of
Windsor Simmons plunged througl
a plate glass front in the Spiegel
Overland show room on South
Sixth street, Monday night, and
damaged another car on exibition
The Simmons car was only slightly
damaged. Two young men and two
young women in the car escaped
injury. The loss amounts to about
Two Beatrice Men Injured
as Horse Backs Off Culvert
Beatrice, Neb., June 10. (Spe
cial). Earl Hayes sustained i
broken leg and his uncle, John
Hayes, a broken arm when a horse
which the former was driving
backed off a culvert south -of th
city. Young Hayes was removed to
the Mennonite hospital, where his
father, who had his thumb bitten off
last week by a mule, is receiving
Beatrice Woman Dies.
Beatrice, Neb., June 10. (Spe
cial). Mrs. Mary Bare, a pioneer
Gage county, died at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. E. W. Marsh
at Omaha, Sunday night, aged 83
years. Besides Mrs. Marsh she
leaves another laughter, Mrs. Lena
Barrett of Kansas City. The body
was brought to Beatrice, and will be
be interred in Stark cemetery near
Holmesville, Wednesday afternoot
Graduating Class of
St. Marys to Receive
Their Diplomas Tonight
Fourteen students of the 1919
graduating class of St. Marys school
will receive their diplomas at com
mencement exercises, to be held
this evening at the school hall, Thir
ty-sixth and Q streets.
Rev. Janes Hallihan,' priest of St.
Marys parish, will address the stu
dents and confer honors. A large
program, including drills, songs,
dances and, fastastics will be given.
Jean Usher and Mary Byrne will
play a duet on the piano to be fol
lowed by "Old Glory," by the entire
graduating class. Jean Usher is
queen of the, ceremonies, attended
by the senior'girls.
"A Vision of Glory," a small play
let in the fantastic, will .take up the
greater part of the evening.
Those who graduate are: John
Moriaty, Frances BrosnlhaM, Anton
Horwath, Martin Hannigan, C. Co
penharva, Jean Usher, Katherine
Lubischer, Esther Casper, Catherine
Cogan, Margaret Gillen, Mary Gil
len, Elizabeth Pitzel, Annie Collins
and Mary Byrne.
Triple Process ""Moonshine
Outfit" .Confiscated- by
Revenue Officers; File
Federal agents yesterday took
over the alleged "moonshine" outfit
of Vovian Vrosivie, Serbian, 2811 R
street, whose place was raided Mon
day by the police morals squad.
Vrosivie was arraigned in 45outh
Side police court charged with ille
gal possession of intoxicating
liquor and fined $100 and costs.
Police produced as evidence two
glass jars, one, it was alleged, con
taming a gallon of alcohol testing
108 per cent, and the other a half
gallon of "low wine." Revenue
agents confiscated the alcohol and
rearrested Vrosivie on a" federal
The outfit consisted of a 100-gal-lon
beer keg with a 10-foot brass
"dripping pipe" attached and a 15-
gallon kettle with a removable funnel-shaped
top. The police say the
kettle was filled with, prunes and
raisins, boiling full blast at the time
of the raid.
"It looks like a triple process,"
Revenue Officer Flinn said as he in
spected the alleged still. "The first
boiling results in a little more than
slightly charged water, the second in
a low wine, and the third in pure
30 Per Cent of South
High Pupils Exempt
Tables compiled in the office of
Principal R. M. Marrs, of the South
High school show that 190 students
or 30 per cent of the entire student
enrollment are exempted from tak
ing examinations in one or more
Students who have been exempted
from examinations in five subjects
are as follows:
Freshman B Mary Sears. Sopo
more A Florence Etter, James Ul
mer, Alva Chambers. Sophomore B
Lucile Bliss, Herluf Nielson, Cer
relda Tucker. Junior B Grace
Deniotest. Oscar Doerr. Senior B
Ralph Nielson. This number repre
sents less than IY2 per cent of the
The following student's are- ex
empt in four subjects: Freshman
A Sadye Corenman, Louise Rath
sach. Freshman B Cecelia Brod
erick, Ellen Foster, Everett Helvey,
Genevieve Johnson, Esther Ny
strom, Loren Oakes, Orville Pratt,
Annetta Teig, Anna Vomacka, Helen
Watkins. Sophomore A Mildred
Christensen, Cecelia Prezan. Sopho
more B Lucile Hayhurst, Wilhel
mina Hibbeller, Harry Murdock,
Mayme Pecha, Myrtle Thompson.
Junior A Blanche Altman, Hazel
Hayhurst, Geneva Lindberg, rred
Riha, Hal Samuel, Adaline Soren
son. Junior H--upal tsarDer, Agnes
Barta, Joe Buglewicz, Frank Char-
vat, Joe Lite, Rhea McGuigan, Irv
ing Ulmer, Irene Wall, benior A
Ethel Harlan. Senior B Helen
Hoffman, Ethel Johnson, Louise
Mathews, Mathias Volz.
Big Ranches to Be Thing of
Past, JSays South Side Boy
"Big cattle ranches are going to
be a thing of the past, Mark Car
kin. South Side boy, 5204 South
Thirty-sixth street, who return
Sunday from his homestead
Gopher, Mont., said Tuesday.
Larkin, with a score of South Sice
boys discharged from the service
when the armistice was signed, mi
erated into Montana.
Montana is the cattle country of
tomorrow and homesteaders are
planning to use the range on a car-
a-year shipping plan, he said.
Larkin leaves this week tor his
homestead again. He tells an inter
esting story of the pioneer life in
log-cabins up in the wilderness
where even mountain trails are few
and far between.
South Side Brevities
Wanted Casing man; rood wages for
rlgnt man. call south 37Z0.
The Packer's National bank at J4th
and O pay tha highest price for Liberty
Bedroom furniture and some other
household furniture for sale. Call Soutn
AWN mower sharpening and repairing
specialty, fr.ono souia Is. Residence
pnone. soutn 1314.
We are paying the best orlces for fnrnl
ture, clothings and rags. We pay 2Hc
id. tor rags, can eoutn 3011.
The annual convention of Florence.
Omaha and South Omaha Aeries of Eagles
wm oe nem at tne local ball Monday
and Tuesday next week.
Church services of the South Side Con
gregational church win be held In the
new temporary buildlRg at Fortieth and
streets Sunday morning.
A picnic at "The Summit." the countr?
nome or Mr. ana Mrs. u. B. Scarr in
Bellevue. will be held this afternoon bv
members of the Ladies' Aid society of the
vvneeier Memorial cnurcn.
Mrs. C. F. Llndburg. 2110 F street, will
entertain the Ladles' Aid society of St.
Luke's Lutheran church at her home,
Thursday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. -
The Ladles' Aid society of the Lefler
Memorial church will meet at the home
of Mrs. W. B. Harris. Eleventh and Ed
ward streets, Wednesday afternoon at 2
Fcr Sale One 10-room house hultt for
two families: all modern excent heat Lo
cated on pauad street and alley. Cement
walk, good shape, house well built end
easy to heat .Price, $3,600. Phone, South
u. ti. Harding coal company.
Damage Suit Settled.
York, Neb., June 10. (Special
Telegram.) The suit brought by
the administrator of the estate of
Nicholas Quinette who was acci
dentally killed while in the employ
of the Public Service company last
fall, has been settled. Ten thousand
dollars is to be paid, $5,000 at once
and the balance at the rate of $150
Lightning Strikes Barn.
Beatrice. Neb.. June 10. (Spec
ial). Lightning 'struck the barn of
Fred Kracke. nofthwest of De
Witt. Monday morning, and the
building was burned to the ground.
The loss is placed at about $1,000.,
nartiallv covered hv ininronea.
Large Shipment or Sheep
Owned by 48 Individuals
Scale men at the stock yards last
week received and sorted a uniqv.e
shipment of 869 sheep, owned by
numerous growers, and brought to
the market by H. G. Avery, farm
agent of Jerome county,' Idaho.
The shipment was the contribu
tion of 48 separate owners and had
to be divided into 143 different
drafts, establishing a record for any
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.'' " Factory Wholesale "Branch
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Motor Inn. '
Opie Bros., 5030 S4th St.
Reliable Tire Shop, Sduth Omaha -
Peters Broa. Co., Millard.
, Motorist Garage, 2506 Cuming St.
Downtown GaraeeNo. 1,
single consignment marketed at the
h was declared a successful ex
periment in "co-operative shipping."
Morris Company Publishes
Magazine for Employes
A monthly magazine, devoted to
the interests of employes of the
Morris Packing plant, is being pub
lished under the editorship of B. E.
Doughert hire boss, at the plant.
The June issue, the second pub
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Tire success is gauged by groti,
when that growth is induced by quality
not by price. ;
The quality of United States Tires is higher
than ev6r. "
The sales of United States Tires are larger
than ever. , -
The facilities for manufacturing United
States Tires are greater than ever.
The number of dealers handling United
S4" es Tires is greater-than ever.
And United States Tire success is greater
today than ever before.
Downtown Carag. No. 2.
J. T. Stewart Motor Co.
Jones-Hansen Cadallic Co.
Williams St. Garage.
Masotir. Serrico Station,
lished, containing news from phrt
employes, now in the service with
the Army of Occupation overseas,
and news and personal items of the
plant, was circulated Monday.
The plant employs 900 persons.
South Side Boy Dies From
Effects of Spanish Influenza
Jessie M. Miller. 19-year-old son
of Mf. and Mrs. Henry Miller, S109
South Twenty-third street, died
Monday evening at his home, fol
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Funeral services will be held this
afternoon at 2:30- o'clock at the
Brewer hapel at TVenty-fouith and
M streets. Rev. R. L. Whee'er of
the Wheeler Memorial eliurch
officiating. Burial will be in Grace
Mr. Miller was formerly -employed
as a clerk in the Union Pacific
headfuarters, Omaha. .
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Schonning Hardware Co.
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