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. THE BEE : OMAHA, SATURDAY, JtJLY 12, 1919
WILL OF "HAPPY"
BENNER IS FILED
IN OMAHA COURT
9nlk of Estate, Valued at More
Than $600,000, Is Left
to Son, Van 'Wyck
Modern Solomon Adjusts
Dispute Over Feeding of
6 Months' Old Infant
A mother with her 6-months-old
infant called on Superintendent T.
H. Weirich of the Board of Public
Welfare and complained that when
the baby cried in the middle of the
night, her first aid was to admin
ister such nourishment as woyjd ap
peal to an infant of that age. Her
husband insisted that the baby, was
merely thirsty, and in the manner
of a lord and master, he prescribed a
drink of cold water for their first
born. This contrariety of opinion
led to a family row in the middle of
The welfare superintendent sum
moned husband and wife to appear
before mm, together with the baby.
He told the husband that it was
commendable for him to display
such an interest-in his child, but ad
vised him that there are limits be
yond which even a father should not
go in the matter of caring for his
General Secretary Y.M.C.A.
Goes to Western Conference
R. S. Flower, general secretary of
the Omaha Y. M. C. 1A. will be a
speaker at the association's confer
ence for western states next week at
Estes Park, Colo. Mr. Flowers left
Tuesday in his car to makejhe trip
to Estes Park.
George W. Cajnpbell, religious
and social secretary, has returned
from Lake Geneva, Wis., where he
spent four weeks at the summer
school on Y. M. C. A. methods and
problems. During his absence, he
Ex-Soldiers Asked to Make,
Wishes Known On Land Bills
Ex-soldiers of the army, navy and
marine corps are requested to in
quiry concerning which of ihe three
homestead bills now pending in con
gress they are in favor of, according
to a plan formulated by the execu
tive committee of the Omaha chap
ter of the American Legion.
Information concerning the bills
can be secured at the office of either
Allan Tukey, president of- the
Omaha chapter, 620 First National
Bank building, or T. J. McGuire, 508
Omaha National Bank building.
Such answers as are made should
be directed, the committee advises,
to congressmen or senators.
The three bill jointly call for ah
appropriation of from $100,000,000
to $500,000,000 for the reclamation
of 475,000,000 acres of arid, swamp
and cutever government land in
the United States. Each provides
for a fund to loan money to returned
service men at interest rates of
to 5 per cent for 40 to 60 years.
You want what you want when
you want it. Bee Want Ads will
also visited t his former home in
Railroad Workers Quit
To Help In Harvest Fields
Hundreds of men sent out into Ne
braska to do track work for the
railroads are quitting the jobs and
going into the harvest fields, where
they are earning 50 to 65 cents an
hour and board, working a 10-hour
day. In sending men to track and
section work, the railroad compan
ies supply them with transporta
tion, paying them 40 cents an hour.
Mrs. Charles Hanke Dies"
Mrs. Leah C. Hanke, 49 years old,
wife of Charles Hanke, 2470 North '
Forty-fifth avenue, died (Thurtday
at her home of pneumonia.' M-rt.
.Hanke had been a resident of Ctma-'
ha for 20 years. She was bopa in
Monmouth, 111., and before her mar
riage was Miss Nott. Besides her
husband, who is a traveling sales
man, she is survived by one ' son,"
Robert. The funeral services will
be held at 2 o'clock Saturday after
noon at the undertaking establish
ment of Stack & Falconer. Buriat
will be in West Lawn. 1
attain the desired results.
The will of the late Mrs. "Happy"
I Theodora Van Wyck Benner was
filed for probate yesterday in Doug
las county court.
It was offered first for probate in
V the Otoe couhty court at Nebraska
1 City. Judge A. A. Bischof of that
court decided that Mrs. Benner was
a resident of Omaha at the time of
her, death and refused to allow the
wtir to be probated in the Otoe
The will it dated October 22, 1909.
and 'was witnessed by Victor Rose
water, Myron Learned and Grace
Son Principal Heir.
It leaves all her estate except
$2,000 to her son, Van Wyck Ben-
ner, .15 years old, and, since his
. mother's death, in the custody of
his father, Alonzo Benner of New
York city, from whom Mrs. Ben
- ner was divorced several years ago.
The estate is valued at more than
$600,000, attorneys stated. It con
sists principally of 2,500 acres of
rich Nebraska land in Otoe and
Nemaha counties, valued at from
$200 to $300 an acre. There is also
considerable personal property.
The will gies $1,000 each to Theo
dosia Mott and Van Wyck Mott of
. Washington, D. C, cousins of Mrs.
Benner, and places all the rest tf
the estate in trust in the hands of
John W. Steinhart of Nebraska City,
as executor, with instructions to pay
all; necessary expenses or van
.Wyck Benner until he is 18 yeais
old. From then until Van Wyck
is30 years old he is to receive the
entire net income ot the estate, ana
when he attains the age of 30 years
the entire estate is to be turned over
Provides for Children,
'if Van Wyck should die before
reaching the age of 30 years, leav
ing a child or children, the income.
of the estate is to be paid to the
child or children until the youngest
reaches the age of 30 years, when it
is to be given to the child or divid
ed among the children.
If Van Wyck dies before reach-
ing the age of 30 years without
leaving children the estate is to be
sold and a hospital is to be JSuilt in
Nebraska City to the memory of
MrsBenner's parents, Charles H.
' Van Wyck, once. United States sen
ator from Nebraska, and Kate Van
If Mr. Steinhart is unable to act
at executotvXwo of these three are
to be appointed in his place: Wil
' liam Hajrward, Oliver A. Kimmel
and William A. PitzeK.
Wants Son Well Educated.
Mrs. Benner, states that she wants
Van Wyck to have a complete col
lege education, preferably at Yale
i Mrs. Benner died suddenly April
25,- 1919, at her apartment in The
Portland, Park avenue andLeaven
worth street "' ' '
Objection to the probate of the
estate in Otoe county was made by
Mss. Mildred Wright Thompson of
Omaha, who said she had a claim
of $50,000 against it. This was said
to be an action for alienation of
Mr. Thompson's effections by Mrs.
Benner. The casejias been settled
out of court,
Omaha Man Leaves for Russia
v Tojake. Charge of Postoffice
J. P. Cleland left for San Fran
, oisco yesterday from where he will
sail for Yokahama enroute to ,Vladi-,
. vostolc, Russia. Mr. Cleland, who
'. has been employed at the postoffice
here for the last nine years, has
betn appointed by the government
ot take charge of the army postof
fice at Vladicostok. He has been in
Washington since receiving the
news of his appointment. The work
will probably keep him in Russia for
: six or nine mjnths.
Miss Effie Cleland, a daughter,
who has been enjaged in Red Cross
canteen work in Germfeny, has been
released from duty - nd i now
tiaveling in Switzerland. She will
probably sail for New York at about
the same time that her father begins
the voyage on the Pacific.
Funeral Services Are Held
For Mrs. Wilhelmina Storz1
" Mrs. Wilhelmina Storz, wife of
Charles Storz, 1901 Wirt street, was
buried yesterday afternoon in Forest
Lawn cemetery. Rev. O. D. Baltzly,
pastor of Kountze Memorial
' Lutheran church, conducted services
. at the family residence.
The pallbearers were: J. 'Z.
Weeth, M. Miller, Charles F. Wey
mnller, Carl Kenny, A. Shagun and
J. C Esswein, Mrs. Storz's fa
ther, arrived from Stanton, Neb.,
' for the funeral. N '
Harvest Fields Attract
''Many Eastern Young Men
The Nebraska harvest fields 'are
' attracting men from many distant
states, according to C. H. Davis, act
ing director of the federal employ
ment bureau in , Omaha, who said
that the lrest recruits were from
Mr. Davis stated that scores of.
men coming to work during the har
vest were not tramps, but students
leeking work daring, their vacation
vand other young men who appeared
to be equally as sincere in seeking,
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AI3I.S TUB FAte jffkMrl
Make Up Your" Mind to
Be Fair Try
Adjustment $1, or 12 for I10.OC
M. FRANK BORHORH
( (Palmar School Graduate)
4th Floor Securities Building,
16th and Farnam.
Announcing the Arrival of
White Tub Silk Petticoats
Shadow Proof Double Panel
TT7 HITE SILK PETTI
vv COATS are very
scarce, and we feer fortu
nate indeed nvbeing able
to offer you these of fine
white tub silk, crepe de
chine and, satin exquis
itely silk embroidered in
dot and floral designs;
others with tucks
We have a limited
quantity of beautiful
silk bloomers m wash
satin and tub silk.
'"ir dm FOR GRQWING VMAHA
: a -5 .
"Gage" Banded Sailors, 250
Values $5 to 7,50 in a Recent Purchase
BEAUTIFUL summer banded
sailors and sport hats by
"Gage" These are so attractive
that early choice is essential
Made of China piping
and peanut braids
in black, cherry and combinations of
bright colors, tricorn and straight
Nbrims very special at 2.50 Saturday.
, ' SECOND FLOOR
Hand Made Blouses;
from the Sunny Philippines
Philippine hand made
blousesNare very scarce and
we were fortunate, indeedfj
in being able to secure
these from the last importa
tion they are exquisite in
Prices range from i
These blouses are hand
made throughout, hand
drawn, hand embroidered,
hand made tucks, hand
made lace, etc. blouses of
unusual individuality and
style all sizes 34 to 46. -
BLOURE SALON SECOND FLOOR
Jewelry Sale Satigjlay At About 2 Price off Less
Diamonds-Diamond Set Jewelry- Solid Cold and Gold Filled Jewelry-Watches-Clocks--etc.
?E sincerely believe this to be one of the finest high grade jewelry stocks ever placed on sale by us.' Every offering will bear
the closest scrutiny. The fact is that values quoted havebeen moderated. Every piece - absolutely guaranteed. When
you personally see these offerings you will more fully appreciate the really i emarkable values offered in every item in this sale.
Solid Gold Jewelry
DIAMOND SET SOLID GOLD LA
VALLIERES; some white gold and
some platinum front; some set with
genuine pearls and one and two dia
monds; beautiful designs; heavy 14
carat chains and-pendants. Regular
price, $25; sale price, 12.50.
MEN'S1 SCARF PINS; diamond
set, heavy beautiful designs; some
white gold, some pearl clusters, opal
and amethysts. Regular, $6; sale
DIAMOND SET LA VALLIERES,
Bar Pins and Festoons set with real
cut diamonds and heavy massive
mountings. Regular, $18 to $20;
sale price, $9.
REAL DIAMOND SET LA VAL
LIERES; heavy solid gold pendant
on heavy solid gold chain; very beau
tiful. Regular, $7; sale prre, 3.98.
REAL DIAMOND LA VAL
LIERES; not chips; solid gold pen
dant and chain; beautiful designs.
Regular, $5 to 6.50; sale price, 2.98."
REAL DIAMOND LA VAL
LIERES and Festoons; genuine cut
stone, heavy solid gold pendant and
chain. Regular, $12; sale price, 6.98.
PEARL" CLUSTER ''DIAMOND
SET BARPINS; beautiful -designs
quite large cut white diamonds. Reg
ular price, $65; sale price, $35.
Diamond Solitaire Rings
Genuine diamonds, perfect cut;
set in solid gold Tiffany mountings.
20 to 2510O carat.
27 to 30100. carat.
31 to 37-10O carat.
40 to 43-100 carat.
Solid Gold Jewelry
-.REAL CORAL CAMEO LITTLE
FINGER RINGS, solid gold mount
ings, beautiful designs. Regular,
$8; sale price, 3.98.
GENUINE PINK CAMEO
BROOCHES, solid gold mounting
beautifu designs. Regular, 7.50;
sale price, 3.50.
SOLip GOLD LA VALLIERES
Rtgularv 3.50 to 4.50 values, beauti
ful designs in pendants on heavy
solid gold chains; sale price, 1.98.
SOLID GOLD CAMEO LA VAL
LIERES, beautiful pendants, heavy
cold chains. Regular $6 and $7
ff values; sale price, 2.98.
SOLID GOLD BROOCHES; heavy,
beautiful designs, set with all colors
of stones and real pearls. Regular
values, $4 to $5; sale price, 1.98.
SOLID GOLD BROOCHES and
circle pins. Regular price, ?3 to $4;
sale price, $1.
SOLID GOLD SCARF PINS $3
to $5 values, set with real pearls and
all color stones. Sale price, 1.79.
SOLID GOLD LA VALLIERES;
very heavy pendants, beautiful de
signs, real cameos, real coral roses,
etc., on heavy solid gold chain. Reg
ular, 6.50 to $9; sale price, 3.69.
GENUINE PINK CAMEO
BROOCHES; solid gold mountings,
beautiful designs. Regular, $10 to
12.50; sale price, $5.
MEN'S SOLID GOLD WALDE
MAR CHAINS; white gold, green
gold and yellow gold and combina
tions of all. Regular, $5 to $7; sale
-14 KT. SOLID GOLD LA VAL
LIERE; very heavy chain, v Regalar,
$3; sale price, $1.
Solid Gold Jewelry
LADIES' LITTLE FINGER
RINGS, 14 kt. solid gold hand
wrought mountings; beautifully set
with real black opaL Regular, 12.50;
sale price, 6.50.
REAL CORAL CAMEO RINGS;
heavy solid gold mountings; beauti
ful designs set with fine pink coral
cameos. Regular price, $9 to $11;
sale price, $5.
GENUINE PEARL SOLITAIRE
RING; Japanese cultured pearl in
beautiful solid gold mountings. Reg
ular price, $9 to $12; sale price, 3.98.
HEAVY 14 KT. (SOLID GOLD
BAR PINS, set withlreal amethyst,
reab pearls. Regular price, $8 to
$10; sale price, 3.98.
SOLID GOLD SET RINGS for
women, Tiffany rings, cluster rings,
large oval little finger rings and
dozens of other styles. Regular
price, $3 to $4f sale price, 1.50.
14 KT. LITTLE FINGER RINGS,
set with real black opals, all hand
made mountings and very beautiful.
Regular, $10 to $15 'r sale price, 6.98.
SOLID N GOLD FILIGREE
BROOCHES, set with real pearls, real
synthetic sapphire, ruby and Tour
maline. Regular,7.50 to $9; sale
PINK GENUINE SHELL
CAMEO RINGS, beautiful designs
in heavy solid gold mountings. Reg
ular, $3 to, $4; sale price, 1.98.
SOLID GOLD LA VALLIERES,
real coral cameo, real opal, synthetic
ruby; beautiful designs; heavy 14 kt.
solid gold pendants and chains. Reg
ular $5 to $7 value; sale price, 2.98.
colored stones and pearls; beautiful II LIERES; finest gold filled pendants
ana chain. Kegular, $4, at 1.98.
GENUINE PINK CAMEO
BROOCHES; finest-gold filled mount-
SOLID GOLD SET RINGS for.
ladies; beautiful designs and heavy
massive mountings. Regular $6
Value; sale price, 2.98.
SOLID GOLD SET RINGS; all
designs and heavy solid gold mount
ings. Regular, $4; sale price, .1.98.
14 KT. SOLID GOLD LA VAL
LIERES; beautiful pendants set with
real black opals, real Russian Lapis,
real amethyst, real topaz. Regular
price, $8 to $10; sale-price, 3.98.
14 KT. SOLID GOLD LA VAL
LIERS; heayy solid gold chains;
beautiful pendants set with real
black opals, real topaz and real
pearls, real Aquamarine, etc. Reg
ular, $15; sale price, 7.50.
LADIES' LITTLE FINGER
RINGS; heavy solid gold mountings,
hand made and beautiful designs, set
with real amethyst, real Aquamarine,
synthetic ruby and synthetic sap
phire. Regular, $10; sale price, $5.
MEN'S GOLD FILLED LAPEL
CHAINS; finest gold filled and
soldered links. Regular, $2 to $3;
sale price, $1.
Ladies' Wrist Watches
Very small 9 Lijpe fine gold
filled Wadsworth case, guaranteed 20
years, high grade 15 jeweled, leyer
nickel movement. A fine time-piece;
guaranted. Regular price, $30; sale
Nurses' Wrist Watch, fine 7 jew
eled nickel lever movement, with a
sweep second hand; guaranteed time
piece. Regular price, $22; sale $15.
Nurses' Watch," line 15 jeweled
lever nickel movement; radiolite dial;
sterling silver case. Regular, $35;
sale price, $20.
Gold Filled Jewelry
GENUINE PINK CAMEO
BROOCHES; finest gold filled mount
ings. Regular $5 to 6.50; sale
price, 2.98. "
REAL CORAL CAMEO LA VAL-
ings, colored gold leaf work. Reg
ular, $8 to $10; sale price, 3.98.
BELT BUCKLES Finest gold
filled and sterling silver belt buckles.
Regular, $3 and $4; sale price, 1.50.
LOCKETS Finest gold' filled
lockets; worth $2 to $3; sale price, $1.
CtfFF LINKS Finest gold filled.
Regular, 1.50 to 1.98; sale price, 69c.
GENUINE PINK AND BROWN
L CAMEO BROOCHES; finest gold
filled mountings. .Regular, 74 to $0;
sale price, 1.98.
GENUINE PINK CAMEO SCARF
PINS; finest gold filled mountings.
Regular, 1.50; sale price, 69c.
FINE GOLD FILLED BAR PINS
and brooches. Regular, 1.25; sale
Men's Wrist Watches
Small size, high grade 15 jeweled
lever nickel movement, sterling silver
case, radiolite dial; Kitchener leather
strap. Regular $15 to 16.50; priced
in this sale at 7.98.
7-jewel Elgin movement, radiolite
dial; Kitchener, leather strap. Regu
lar price, 16.50; sale price, 7.98.
15-jewel lever nickel movement
square or, cushion shaped case. Reg
ular, 16.50 to $18; sale price, 8.98.
7-jewel lever movement on a
Kitchener leather strap, regularly $11;
sale price 5.98.
Veils for Motorists
Protect yourself from the wind and dust in
one of these veils.
Wash silk chiffon auto veils; all suitable col
ors; specially priced at 1.50 and 1.98 each.
The handy self-adjusting slip-on veils; very
suitable for motoring, priced at 25c
y AIN FLOOR -
Now in Enlarged, Quarters
With the opening of additional space for chil
dren's shoes, we arte prepared to offer you unex
celled service. '
Mary Jane Pumps, 2.65
Goodyear welt sole,
ankle strap, wedges heel,
wide toe, patent colt, sizes
8V2 up to size 2.
v White Canvas Mary Jane Pumps.
Ankle strap, wide, roomy, receding toe, leather
insole, ankle' strap, wedges or split heel.
Size 812 to 11, I Size 11 to 2, j Size 2 to 8,
price 2.75. I price $3w I price 3.50.
Notable .Values from a
Recent Large Purchase
Women's thread silk hos
iery, full fashioned and
seamless silk to the knee;
black, white and colors; all
sizes ; 1 values up to $2; per
pair 4. 50.
Women's silk hosiery,
plain white, black and all
colors;-good quality, some
are seconds ofUhe 1.50 qual-'
ities, special per pair at 95c.
Women's silk lace hosiery, black, cordovan,
navy and gray; seconds of the 1.50 qualities,
special Saturday, pair, at 95c
Women's fibre silk hosiery to knee; white,
black and some colors ; per pair 48c '
Women's lisle threadhosiery; black, white,
grey, brown; good quality; per pair, 39c. ,
Children's white box, fancy colored tops, lisle
thread ; per pair 35c '
Misses' and children's hosiery; fine cotton, all
sizes up to 9 1-2 ; white, black and brown ; val
ues up to 50c; per pair35c
MAIN FLOOR i
The Home of the Kodak
Films Developed Free
No. 2 Eastman Folding
Premo, , Jakes pictures 2
314 special Saturday 6.98.
, An ideal combination for re
sults your kodaik, our finish
ing department, main floor
What Is a Vacation Without
WE are f o r tu n a t e
Enough to secure
another shipment of the
vacation model Victrola,
and for Saturday we
a beautiful Cabinet as
illustrated, and ten se
lections on ten-inch double-faced
$1 A WEEK PAYMENTS
Drug Section Specials
-Cut Prices" for Saturday
Tanlac-the Great Tonic, Special 79c
100 Aspirin Tablet, 59c.
Kellogg' Tattele , Caster
Oil, 30c size, 22c. ,
Milk Magnesia, 8-ox. bot., 19c
Syrup Figs, genuine, the
60c size, 49c.
Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, the
50c size, 39c.
Emulsified Cocoanut Oil
Shampoo, 50c size, 29c.
Benzoin and Almond Cream,
25c size, 19c
,Malvina Cream, 50c size, 39c.
50c Pompeian Massage, 39c
50c box Abonite Face
50c box Fantaise Rouge
BOTH FOR 39c
Graves' Tooth Powder, the
30c size, 19c.
Liquid Tar Shapoo,
50c size, 39c.
Williams Talcum Powder,
Butterfly Talcum, 19c.
Mary Garden Perfume, ox.,
Be-Be-co Tooth Paste, the
50c size tube, '29c.
Locust Blossom Perfume,
, oz., 29c
White Rose Perfume, ox.,
29c , -
Trailing Arbutus Perfume,
oz., 29c. V
50c box Vehretina Face'
50c jar Velvetine Vanish
BOTH FOR 49e.
Williams Sharing Soap, 5c
Rose Bath Soap, 5c.
Carlton's British Bath Soap.
20c bar, 15c.
Cocoanut-Oil Soap, 6e bar,
special at 4c.
Coca Hardwater Castile, the
iuc oar, 8c
Palmolive Soap Bar 5c
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