Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, July 22, 1919, Page 3, Image 3

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Guarantee Producers Mini
mum Return for, Grain
Based On $2.26 a Bushel
at Chicago.
The. United States Grain corpora
tion, through its officers, has en
tered into contracts with practically
all terminal and country elevator
owners and managers, dealers and
brokers in grain, as to what mini
mum prices shall be paid for wheat
marketed within the limits of the
Omaha zone.
The prices to be guaranteed are
for the 1919 crop and are based on
a price of $2.26 a bushel at Chicago.
The difference between the Omaha
and Chicago price is the freight, or
carrying charge. The maximum,
$2.26 is for No. 1 hard, the highest
grade on the market. Other grades
arc scaled, the poorer grades rang
ing around $2.10 to $2.15. The
Omaha-Chicagd carrying charge is
4 cents a bushel.
The contracts provide that dealers
shall not store wheat, or wheat
products, for a longer period than
30 days without special permission
from the grain corporation.
Contracts were sen to the ele
vator men, grain dealers and brok
ers some days ago and are now
coming in in large numbers. The
result of such contracts having been
executed is said to assure the pro
ducers that there will be no fluct
uation of the market for the 1919
crop, but that instead,' now,' or any
time within the next few months,
prices will remain the same.
In the contracts there is nothing
to prevent millers, or others, who
want wheat from bidding above the
guaranteed price. Already on the
Omaha market considerable wheat
has been sold above the guarantee,
but in each instance the grain was
wanted by brokers who had hurry
orders to fill with millers, or by
millers themselves-, who needed the
wheat for grinding.
Cloudburst & Ravenna '
Ravenna, Neb., July 21. (Special
Telegram.) A cloudburst last night
flooded Ravenna and sent a river
of water down the main street. Many
basements were filled and much
damage done. The town was
flooded three weeks ago, the first
time in the history of Ravenna.
Horlick's the Original
Malted Milk Avoid
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Drug Co, South Omaha.
of Highways
Condition of the principal high
ways passing through Omaha as re
ported to the Omaha Automobile
club is as follows: ,
Lincoln Highway, East Fair to
good, heavy dust in some stretches.
Lincoln Highway, West Fail to
good to Kearney; fair to North
Platte, with some rough stuff;
North Platte to Cheyenne, fair to
Sutherland, fair to good to Chey
enne. O-L-D, West Rough around
Ashland bridge; fair to good to
Hastings, some rough stuft west.
Louisville bridge way better be
tween Omaha and Lincoln.
White Pole, East Fair to good,
some havy dust.
River to River, East Fair, to
good, with some rough going on
west end.
King of Trails, North Fair- to
good, dusty to Misouri Val'ey.
King of Trails, South Fair to
good, slightly rough around Platts
mouth bridge, some road work has
improved it.
Okoboji Trail Fair to good,
dusty. Good option via River to
River to Minden, six miles east pi-k
uo O-C-0 north through Ha-lan
hand Manning to Lincoln Highway,
west to Westside, and then through
Wall Lake' to Early and Storm
Lake, picking up Spirit Lake Airline
Black Hills Trail, No-th Fair.
Rutty and high centers around Wet
Point, Pilger and Beemer. (Better
way via Columbus and north on
""Meridian Road to Norfolk.)
Two Nebraskans to Be
Decorated With War
Crosses In Omaha Soon
Two Nebraska boys, James B.
Lepley, 4139 Erskine street, Omaha,
and Cecil E. Reed, Stratton, Neb.,
will be decorated in Omaha with war
crosses in the near future, according
to plans of local recruiting officers
Lepley, formerly with Company
M, 168th infantry, 42nd division, an
Reed, formerly with Company C,
353rd infantry, have been cited for
bravery in action, the former by the
French government, and the latter
by the Italian government.
The French Croix de Guerre, au
thorized by Marshal Retain April
16, and the Italia Croce de Guerra,
authorized by General Pereilli, head
of the Italian mission, attached at
General Pershing's headquarters,
Chaumont, France, were received
Lepley captured six machine guns
and 13 prisoners.
A ceremony will accompany pre
sentation here.
Hearing On Collection of
Wheel Tax to Be Held Monday
The city council committee of the
whole yesterday announced that W.
B. Cheek chairman of the public
highways committee of the Chamber
of Commerce, and others interested
in the wheel tax collections, will be
granted a hearing next Monday
"Mr. Cheek addressed a letter to
the city council, inquiring why wheel
tax collections are not being credited
to the street and boulevard mainten
ance funds.
Commissioner Ure of the depart
ment of public accounts and finances
again explained that for all practical
purposes the street and boulevard
funds will not be benefited this year
by reason of the wheel tax collections.
Special Summer Schools In
City Will Close This Week
Special summer schools conducted
under, the supervision of the Board
of Education will be closed this
week. The attendance has averaged
1,000. The term is six weeks. Nearly
200 boys and girls will have skipped
classes during the summer vacation.
Others have made up work lost on
account of illness or other reasons.
Kidney, liver, bladder and uric add
troubles are most dangerous be
cause of their in-Mious attacks.
Heed the first warning they give
that they need attention by taking
The world's standard remedy for thM
dleordara, will often ward off thM dla
hm and strengthen the body gainst
further attack. Three sixes, all draggiata.
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Nicholas B. Reinhardt Dies
Nicholas B. Reinhardt, 62 years
old, died in a local hospital Monday,
following an operation. Mr. Rein
hardt had been a resident of Omaha
for the last 35 years. At one time
he was connected with the Omaha
fire department Later he became
a stationary engineer and was em
ployed as one at tht time of his
Mr. Reinhardt Is survived by his
widow and three children, Georgia,
Edna and Harry.
The iuneral will be held Wednes
day afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
family residence, 3226 Maple street.
Burial will be in West Lawn
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Local Leaders Hope Nebraska
Legislature Will at Same
Time Ratify Susan B.
Anthony Amendment.
Mrs. Draper Smith and Mrs. H. C
Sumney, honorary president and sec
ond vice-president, respectively, of
the Nebraska Woman Suffrage as
sociation, have received notice of
the call to the 38th annual conven
tion, to be held in Lincoln, July
29 and 30. This event was post
poned from last fall on account of
the influenza epidemic
Omaha suffragists anticipate that
during their Lincoln meeting the
legislature, in special session, will
ratify the Susan B. Anthony amend
ment to the constitution of the
United States.
"And if the expected happens at
Lincoln, we are going to give a din
ner fop the legislators," announced
Mrs. Draper Smith, honorary presi
dent. The meetings of the convention
will be held in the First Christian
church, Fourteenth and M streets,
Lincoln. The delegates expect to
attend the ratification of the suf
fragist amendment at the state capi
tol in a body. A jubilee meeting
and reorganization session will be
features of the convention.
Miss May Gund, 234 South Twenty-seventh
street, Lincoln, is chair
man of the entertainment commit
tee. Names of all delegates should
be sent to her not later than July
26. '
Asks $10,000 Damages for
Loss of Wife's Services
x Albert Kostal yesterday filed suit
in district court against the Milder
Grocery and Meat Co., South Side,
for $10,000 damages for loss of his
wife's services because of her al
leged injuries by a delivery truck of
the grocery company at Fiftieth and
Q streets, May 20, 1919.
Mrs. Kostal has already filed suit
against the grocery company for
her own personal injuries, asking
$25,500. Mr. Kostal has filed suit
asking $10,117 for the death of their
3-year-old son, Albert Kostal, jr.,
in the same accident.
The Bee Want Ads Are" the Best
Business Boosters'.
Tentative Estimate
For School Tax Levy
ShbwlO-Mill Increase
A tentative estimate for the new
school district tax levy provides for
45 miljs, as against a levy of 35
mills for the fiscal year ending June
30, 1919. This school district is
now limited to a maximum tax levy
of 50 mills.
The total tax collections and mis
cellaneous receipts for the last
school fiscal year amounted to
$1,982,000, and the expenditures
were approximately $2,020,000.
Superintendent J. H. Beveridge and
members of the Board of Education
believe that provision should be
made in the new school budget for
"working capital" to provide for
times when tax collections do not
meet the expenditures.
The proposed 45-mill levy, plus
estimated miscellaneous receipts of
more than $200,000, would yield
nearly $2,700,000. Recent increase
of teachers' salaries will absorb
some of the increased levy.
The school board is discussing
the matter informally and expects
to arrive at a conclusion this week.
City Clerks-Start to Issue
New Licenses On Tobacco
City Clerk W. H. Hunter yesterday
started to issue licenses to retail and
wholesale tobacco dealers, in accord
ance with a law passed by the last
legislature. Retailers are charged
$25 per year and wholesalers $100
per year. It is estimated that the
annual receipts from this source will
be nearly $35,000, which will be
credited to the school district treasury.
Cross-Country Truck Unit
To Be Entertained In Omaha
Officers and men of the trans
continental army motor truck party,
which is due to arrive, in Omaha
early next week, during their stay,
in the city will be entertained by
the Carter Lake club. The unit left
Chicago early Monday.
W Hot water
Vio Sure Relief
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Navy Blue in Feminine
Points With Unerring Judg
Misses" Navy Blue Taffetj Frocks
Misses' frocks of taffeta silk are enjoying a vogue which is
gaining momentum daily. Just as fashionable as the fabric
itself, is navy blue, the predominant color. Pleated frills,
bouffant draperies or tunics and short sleeves are means by
which the mode is cleverly interpreted in models of chic and
youthfulness. '
Twenty-nine Seventy-five to Eighty-five
Misses' Navy Blue Georgette Frocks
The Georgette irock has an enviable position in the domain
of style and when it is navy ! blue, it lends its fascinating
charms to any informal occasion. It may be of unassuming
simplicity with tucks or hemstitching as the sole adornment,
or it may be designed with swirling draperies, beadwOrk or
Twenty-nine Seventy-five to Seventy-five
Misses'1 Navy Blue. Tricolette Frocks
For Mid-Summertide and early Autumn wear, tricolette and
jother fibre silks are favored fabrics, and navy blue the pre
ferred color. Straight, simple lines or clinging tunics em
phasize the beauty of the materials, and elaborate designs in
silks, metal thread or cord embroidery add ap
preciably to their smartness.
Forty-five to Ninety-five
Fashions for Mid-Season
ment to the Autumn Mode
Women's Navy Blue Georgette Gowns
Navy blue Georgette is fashioned into becoming gowns for
Mid-Summertide and has the added distinction of fore
shadowing' the Autumn mode. Models with their charming
simplicity accentuated by pleats, tucks or hemstitching; also
models elaborated with beading, embroidered designs un
expected puffs or unusual tunics. 1
Twenty-nine Fifty to Ninety-eight Fifty
Women's Navy Blue Taffeta Gowns
Navy bluev taffeta continues on its fashionable career and
when made into gowns for Mid-Simmertide with a hint in
every line of the Autumn mode, they are irresistible. Simple
modejs for informal wear are shown with tucked, tuniced,
frilled or corded models for the more ceremonious occa
sions of Summertide.
Twenty-seven Fifty to Seventy-five
Women's Navy Blue Tricolette Gowns
The fashion possibilities of tricolette are inexhaustible just
'as the uses of a smart tricolette gown are innumerable. De
signed on simple, straight lines or elaborated designs, a
navy blue tricolette gown possesses the positive
qualities of style, bjecomingness and adaptabily.
Forty-nine to One Hundred Twenty- fiv v
Navy Serge and Tricotine Cape-Wraps
Foulard 'lined. Extremely smart for travel and cool evening wear. May be purchased '
at a remarkable saving. Navy, Satin and Tricolette Wraps greatly reduced