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THE BEE! OMAHA. SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 21, 192.
Entrances Large Audience
1 With Vivid Portrayal of
1 Atrocities Against Armen
! ian Women and Girls.
Gen. Mesrop Xefton Az'apettan,
: introduced by Rabbi Colin at Tem
ple Israel last night, told of Ar
menia's part in the great war, of
his services in the Russian army,
of the, trials and vicissitudes that
his family passed through one ter
rible winter, when his little girl
. was born in a ragged Red Cross
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chill Caucasian mountains, and of
th present tearful plight of bis
The general in part said:
"While with the Russian army, at
that time driving back the brutal
Turks. I,' myself, came across a
mother and her baby crucified in a.
church. This was the Turkish way
of showing contempt and hatred for
the Christian sanctuary.
"American aid is needed now as
. never before for' the Armenians.
Although the Turkish government;
frightened by the consequences to
itself, row, that the allies have won,
lias 'ordered a stop to the looting
nd . massacres 6f Armenians, .the
tribes surrounding-Armenia will not
obey and the " murder and rapine
still continue. That makes it im-
possible for our people to go back
to the soil and makes us dependant
upon America to be saved from
The general will occupy the pul
pit at Trinity cathedral tomorrow
l'liiivitiig and will be the principal
speaker at a mass meeting at the
Brandeis theater at 4 in the after-'
t'oon, at which time he will sup
plement his remarks, by showing
a wonderful film that was made
by the Hocvcr Food commission
in this region. The public are
.urged to take their seats early at
the Brandeis because no seats are
to be reserved, and Chairman Neat
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is determined io start punctually;
' flannrlit IXTiVi fiavan IXFatoliae
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J. Scheduler, whose address is un
known, was , arrested' last night
pr.d heA for investigation. When
searched at the pplice station seven
vatches and a large amount of silver
were found onlhim, according to po
ll. , ;
AT THE THEATERS
PRETTY, girls, pleasing music
and comedy that brings the
laughs are more than sufficient
to recommend "Flo-Flo" to the tired
l usiuess man and others weary of
braiu and seeking diversion.
"Flo-Flo," opening its Omaha en
gagement Friday night, is the Bran
deis offering for Saturday, matinee
'and night, and Sunday night. ,,
x Vieing with the comedy lines are
other lines, for 'the eyes, not 'the
ears. For instancethere's Flo-Flo,
f'the perfect 36." as presented by
iliss Rhoda flickells, and there's a
chorus ' much atwve -. the average.
f ' . i c 1 1 ii i o . p.nrr. fi-rtm tpi-i rlny !c
V. V .7 1 II i II i.ugv ..va.. vrfi..M
ii 1incrri with ptrinhacia nn thfi
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, The "bride shop,' with its galaxy
of models, furnishes the setting for
a . lineeris oarade and lines like
"Well, what is it?"
' "Oh. that? . It's the 'wife to a
..' ram I frnpic as j-iiigciuia oiukcs
and Elgic Bowan as Carmen Co-
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rassa cliarm witn tneir voices, ana
JackMorton, Raymond Maxon and
f lmr1c Rrnwn arc the chief laiicrh-
Patrons are reminded that the
curtain will rise early at the Or
phcum tonight, :5S o'clock sharp.
Mine. Petrova wi'H be first on the
program and auring ner periorm
ance patrons will not be seated.
opening wun ine maiinee tomor
"PHOTO PliW OFFERING J FOR TODAY"
TilL. M.inw win. snow ior inc
last times today Marguerite
Clark's latest picture,. "All-of-a-Sudden.
Peggy," which is a .flashing
comedy in which Miss Clark excels.
m i.' ii i 4 r rr - 11 t I il. -
since its first showing on ihursaay.
1 Sun Nazimova. in i"Strnnger
Than Death." will be given its last
: showing at the Sun theater today to
i Omaha movie fans. This screen
drama is a thrillinor romance of In-
m:t. rcu clc wilu uivslciv dim uu w-
erful love interest.
Strand Broadway hotels anJ
isroaaway sireeis wiru ineir irem-i-iwIiiik
rrowds. as well as ' manv
""beautiful country scenes, are shown
Ill 4 w J ...iva, 1 1 1 i n mil iv, vi-
tered at the Mrand tneater lot uie
last times Saturday. It is Con
stance Talmadge's , latest comedy
' ciii...ci 9,if1 li!ie I'Pnt tVlis mnvi.
'.house busy all week..
" Moon TodJy is the last day of
the run of the new Tom Mix feature,
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X ne rcuu, ai lac muuu iiidLcr.
A 111. r J V . u
. proclaims it one of the best of the
Mix plays. Its- story is very drama
tic and thrilling and the action con
tains several spectacular incidents.
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lMuse Ihe House of Intrigue,
starring' Peggy May, the celebrated
English actress, will haVe its last
showing at the Muse theater todav.
:It is .an absorbing mystery-romance
Phone Douglas 2793-
MASTER KEY LEADS
TO DISCOVERY OF
Man Gets 60 Days for Refusing
To Explain Incriminat
Detectives finding a master key,
used to unlock almost any door, on
Thomas Gray, giving fiis address as
the St. James hotel, Thirteenth and
Jackson streets, yesterday arrested
him for investigation. The recovery
of two suitcases full of clothing and
jewelry stolen from D. B. Wilson
and P. R. Winslow, both rooming
at 2212 Douglas street, was made
shortly after by Detectives English
and Cunningham in Gray's room,
police say. .
Gray was Riven 60 days in jail in
Central police curt when he re
fused to explain-.
Efforts will be made to have vic
tims of recent house robberies bv
the lone prowler identify Gray, po
lice say. .
The home of Samuel M. Ray, 2863
Miami street, was ransacked while
the family was asleep.
The burglar entered Mr. and Mrs.
Ray's bedroom and took $8.30 and
a watch from a bureau drawer and
dresses and two suits of clothes
from closets, "jewelry anU dining
room silverware, the usual loot of
the lone prowler recently, was un
disturbed. - , 1
A. Ferer, living in apartments at
Seventeenth and Chicago streets,
reported that a burglar with musical
tastes carried away a dozen phono
graph records as part of the loot
from a raid on his rooms Thursday.
Four shirts and a suit of clothes
also were missing.
A sneak thief snatched a handbag
from Miss Bertha Schick, 635 Park
avenue, Mason school teacher, while
she was on her way to attend a
meeting at Mason school .Thursday
'evening. The bag contained $10, a
watch and penkmte.
Brought From Wyoming .;
, To Face Larceny Charge
John Gillin of Chicago was
brought back to Omaha from Wyo
ming last night and placed in the
county jail, charged with grand
Several weeks ago Gillin, it is al
leged, left town with $35 in cash, a
$50 watch and clothing amounting
to $llK) rtlonging to John Jiurvatch.
He was arrested at Evansville, Wyo.
farriacrA ftf firct mucins ic nrrt.
liibited in all but 19 states of the
row come the celebrated Ford Sis
ters, Mabel and Dora. They bring
their own spedial orchestra and are
to present a group of four dances,
three of them new, and the fourth
is the step dance made famous by
ttiA PVuir Knrrlc Thpri will hp twn
Mother special feature acts: "Songi-
nage, presented by, Charles K Ben
zee, and Florence Baird, and Clara
Morton offering her "Solo 'Songa
logue." Four other features wilt
complete the bill. , , '
If the names of the people in the
cast of a show is any index to the
worth of a show, then Peter S.
Clark's "Oh!1 Girl" company, which
begins a week's engagement at the
Gayety theater this afternoon will
prove a winner. Among the artists
who will appear are: Ted Burns,
Gene ("Rags") Morgan, Drena
Mack, Josephine Younge, Carlo De
Angelo, Raymond Paine, Frankie
Burns and Esther Lang. . The show
has been planned "with various big
scenes especially adapted to bring
out the qualifications of the various
principals. Tomorrow's matinee
starts at 3 o'clock.
"A1 Study in Thinology" is the
comedy hit at the Empress, pre
sented by Grindell and Esther, two
clever artists. Robinson and Penny,
"Those Jazz Boys," win popular
favor with their comedy and sing
ing. Both are splendid dancers.
HAMILTON 40th and Hamilton
MADGE KENNEDY In "LEAVE
IT TO SUSAN," and a Harold Lloyd
LOTHKOP 24th and Lothrop-J-WIL-LIAM
RUSSELL in "SIX FEET
FOUR;" also Rolln comedy and
Pathe Niws. I
DIAMOXD 24th and Lake MITCH
ELL LEWIS in "LIFE'S, GREAT
EST PROBLEM," and RUTH RO
LAND In "ADVENTURES OF
RUTH," chapter seven.
GRAND 16th and Blnney TOM
MOORE In "THE CITT OR COM
RADES;" also comedy.
of crooks and high society, and very
Empress "The Web if Deceit,"
featuring Dolores Cassinelh, is a
woman's life drama and has an ar
ray of heart questions that have
come' up in your .own . life.' She
robbed a house, deceived her mother
and enmeshed herself and her "sis
ter" in a maze as intricate as ' a
woman's heart. Did she deceive be
cause she loved, or because she
wanted selfish pleasure?
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65 MILLIONS IN
1919 BY THEFTS
Astounding Figures Given at
Banquet of Railway
Special Agents 3t
JIarry B. Fleharty, Omaha attor
ney, at a banquet at the Hotel Rome
last night, told members of the
Railroad Special Service Depart
ment of the Central Western Region
that several fortunes had been made
in Omaha through thefts from the
railroads, and declared that a large
amount of property in the care of
railroads was stolen by juveniles
and railroad employes. ' ',
- "Special agents of railroads have
a big opportunity in handling cases
where juveniles and" raifroad em
ployes are implicated in thefts, by
making investigations of the cause
and treating the case accordingly,"
Mr. Fleharty declared. . "The spe
cial agent should be allowed a large
amount of freedom in such cases,
and often he may be able to make
good, substantial citizens of the of
, Losses of $65,000,000.
Wymer Dressier, Nebraska attor
ney for the Chicago & Northwest
ern railroad, announced that losses
of railroad and expresses companies
through thefts' during the past year
would total approximately $65,000,
000. A national clearing' house,
which will' employ the latest meth
ods in apprehending and identifying
thieves, is needed by special agents,
he said. He also urged that the
Special Agents' association, which
was formed during the period of
federal control, be continued after
-flie railroads have been restored to
private ownership. .
Among the other speakers of the
evening were Police Commissioner
Ringer, B. J. McArdle, Omaha at
torney, and Special Agent Ward of
the Wabash railroad. , .
Blames Living Cost.
Mr. Ward attributed the tendency
on the part of employes to steal to
the high cost, of living. Assistant
Chief Lane of the United States
railroad administration made a brief
talk, advocating the perpetuation of
the Special Agents' association.
A number Of federal and state of
ficials, including James H. Daly of
the Department of Justice, A. V.
Shotwell, county attorney; Chief of
Police Eberstein and Police Judge
Fitzgerald, were present at the din
ner. James C. Dahlman acted as
The special agents will conclude
their two-day convention tonight.
Chamber to Start July 1 1
On 3,000 Membership Drive
-A drive to increase the member
ship of the 'Chamber of Commerce
to 3,000 before July 1 will bi
launched next Fridayl it was decided
at a meeting of the chambcrVmem
bership council yesterday.
H. M. Higgins will be general
chairman of the drive. H. 'N. Bush
n ell, Walter S. Byrne," John.'. Cut
right, Benjamin Fletcher and Alan
McDonald will serve as captains,
each with 20. members of the council
in his command. Guy C. Kiddoo,
chairman of the council, predicts a
rapid growth in membership when
the drive starts.
Auto Show Stops Dances.
Tonight will be, the last nightf for
jitney dances at the City audito
rium until after the automobile
show. Arrangements have been
made to put on several features this
evening, in addition to the regular
dancing. Carl Lamp, the leader of
the orchestra, has arranged a spe
cial miisic program. The dancing
will begin at 8:30 p. m. i
Our inexpensive location enables us to quote lower prices on the
any other department store in the city. Owing to lack of space for
merchandise we must make room
tions. i v .
We carry a full line of merchandise merchandise that will compare with any in the city all
dependable and guaranteed. Mina Taylor Dresses and aprons for ladies and the misses; Warner's
corsets, priced from t1.2$ up.
Corticelli silks, in all grades and shades. , '
Mesco hosiery, Beau Brummel Shirts, Osh-Kosh Overalls, Buster Brown Shoes.
Shoes that will stand the wear
and tear for many months to
. come. Colors, black . and tan;
Munson last. These shoes were
formerly priced at ?9.00H bufdur
ing this great Shoe clearing sale
they will be sold at . $6.25
About 600' pairs; in button and
lace. . These shoes are the regular
J6.50 shoe we keep in stock.
While they last, '. Saturday only
Who Fought Police Is
Held On Four Charges
George Techeck, 3108 Q street,
who with William Wolff, was shot
and badly wounded by South SWe
police the night of December 6
while attempting to escape capture
after an alleged attempt at high
way robbery, and who has been in
St. Joseph's hospital under guard
was held Friday morning for trial
in the South Side police court in
bonds of $2,000 each on four
It is alleged in complains filed
that Techeck and Wolf held up and
robbed Charles Zukus, Thirty-second
apd Cj streets, the night-of De
cember 6, of $38 and watch, and
Frank Zukus of . the same address
of $35. On the same nigh.t i islso
alleged that the men-went to the
home of George Kublik, 2015 Madi
son street." anH rallinor him fn th
door, beat him with 'revolvers and
robbed him -of $180 and a ring val
ued at $27. According to complaint
of AUam Wemeske, 4518 South For
tieth street, Wolf and Techecty rob
bed him of a watch valued at $15
the night of December 2.
Wolf entered pleas of guilty in
the district court last month and
was sentenced to from three to 15
years on four charges, the sentences
to run concurrently.
Omaha Banker Urges
qhurchmen to Enter
Into Politics Actively
-'Churchmen, as such, should take
a .prominent part in moderri social
and political life," declared - Ford
Hovey, Omaha banker and Sunday
school worker.'to the business men's
class of Grace Methodist Episcopal
church at their annual dinner at the
cnurcn Wednesday night.
,"It is their duty," he continued,
"to help elect upright, righteous
men to public office." ,
F. A. Cressey, who outlined the
history and purpose of the business
men's class, said the class was or
ganized three years ago at the sug
gestion of the pastor, its aim being
to interest men- of affairs in church
Others whoresponded to toasts
were: R. M. Laverty, E. R. Leigh,
R. W. Hubbard, F. E. Sandwall and
W. W. Bradley. The position of
toastmaster was filled by Dr. V7. C.
The Arr.phion quatet, composed
of Bryon S. Badger, , Al E. H.
Thompson. Bryon Demorest and
Ed P. Baker, led the community
singing during the dinner, and later
rendered a number of selections.
News From East of Drop
In Dressed Mutton Market
A Jocal packing company received
news Friday from distributive head
quarters in the east that the dressed
mutton market in New. york and
New Jersey liad slumped from $3
to $3.50 a hundred during the past
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! mntr a mjiwniinuiisilii.MI jhw.!. h iu&Ui9!t
X. VtTTTILTl 1
Per Cent on Your Purchases at
and O. Streets.
and are therefore placing these
Between the hours of 1 to
4 p. m., only-rTo the first
: 100 women coming into our
store, we will give absolutely
free with every purchase of
either Goblin Soap, ,01d
Dutch Cleanser or Golden Rod
Naptha Washing Powder a
package of Golden ' Rod
Washing Powder free.
Big Selection of Mens' Caps,
come In plaids and all the wanted
colors; beautiful assortment to
choose from. Regular $3.50 values
on sale Saturday at ' $1.75
From t p. m., to 8 p. m.,
To the first 50 women
coming in our basement -we
will give free with every $1
Grocery purchase a , larga
bar of Goblin Soap Remem
ber we sell shopping bags
at 5 cgnts .each.,.' -
'Ladie' 'Two-Strap Slippers;
made ofthe finest vice kid and
will give comfort and. satisfaction,
hand turned soles. Made to " sell
at $5.00. While they last Satur
day at $3.75
Saturday;, Feb.;. 21, is Old
Dutch Bank Day,, and to the
first 160 women buying 3
cans of Old Dutch Cleanser
at 25c, a bapk containing one
coin each will be given free.
Be one or the ' first 160 and
get a bank 1 and start your
youngster , to saving., . -
two davs, and that several large
orders had been cancelled on that
The action in the east has not af
fected the local mutton market as
yet, according tojocal packers and
commission men, but it is expected
there will be a drop of some im
portance in sheep and lambs in the
next few days.
South Side Brevities
55. Klrstlrli. merchant tailor, ha located
at 42i Solh Twenty-fourth atrt. He
has just arrlvi-rt from the eas with thn
latent fashions In all aorta of goods. Call
Food worth 110 up to $100 will bed
llvered to your relative In Warsaw Wuile
peat, Prague. Vienna or Hamburg. You
run make the arrangements al Packere'
National bank. Twenty-fourth and O
WE WANT YOUR JUNK
Call u when you have your old etove,
rags, magaslnes, etc.. ready to dispose
of. We pay Sc per lb. for rag; 1 cent
per lb. for mngazlnn. anil highest prtcen
for all other Junk. We call for all orders.
We also buy second-hand furniture.
CHICAGO METAL & IRON CO.,
Tel. South lUf.S. 27lh and J.
Our , February
Half ' Price ale
On all ladies' and misses' coats, ailk
and serge dresses, will soon be over. If
you hurry you can yet have advantage
of these wonderful savings on a coat
or dress. Remember, you buy them at
just one-half the regular price. Atten
tion, Mr. Mun: ir you are nguring on
a new. ault for this spring, why not take
advantage of our February Sale. All
mens suits and overcoats go at one-third
off the regular price. Many of these
suit arc good for all-year-round wear.
Shoes Shoes Shoes
Good shoes for everybody, In our
greater shoe department. -,
Ba,(ks T'p the Story.
Would you stop to plek up a dollarT
Most people would, but all won't believe
the atory. Flynn'a are not ' hifallable,
but you can believe the story all right.
We'll save you a dollar a pair on shoes;
a good deal more on some. How? Why?
Here's the atory. We have a nice, big,
airy, well lighted half basement. We
are going to organize It into a bargain
basement. Charging nothing to this de
partment for rent or other overhead ex
pense, our sole object will be to cut the
high cost of living. Our shoes are al
ready in this department. From this
date on a reduction of $1 a pair will be
made on all shoes priced above IS and
60c to 75c on the cheaper grades. These
shoes are already marked below the mar
ket, so this means a real saving. Other
lines will be addled In this basement as
fast as we can get shaped and we can
safely promise the trade values superior
to anything on the American market at
retail. That we may be able to make
these promises good, we Intend to make
this as near a self-serve department as
can be done, In our lines which further
backs up our slogan, "Shop and Save at
Flynns." v ,
Counsel for Allies m
To Draft Charges
Against 800 Germans
London, Feb. 20. -The greatest
legal task in the annals of crime
will be begun af Paris tomorrow,
when Lord Eikenhead, for' Great
Britain, M. Ignace, tor France and
M. Jacquemain for Belgium ' will
commence the work of drafting the
indictments against the German al
leged war criminals who are to be
tried by the German supreme 'court
Lord Birkenhead went to Paris to- J
day accompanied by a large staff
of assistants, prepared to examine
thousands of pages of evidence col-1
lected against the alleged culprits.
Separate indictments will be made
out against every one of the nearly
900 accused. In each case a Hit of I
many witnesses in England, France
and Belgium will be cited, whom
the- German prosecuting lawyers will
bt able to call when the trials open.
better grade of merchandise than
our incoming shipment of spring
shoes on sale at remarkable redncll
A good comfortable shoe and
one that will stand long wear;
chocolate tan. Formerly nrleed
at $8.75, on sale Saturday $5.75
These shoes come in hieh and
low heels; button or lace; a good
many old lady comfort . shoes.
These shoes were formerly priced
np to. 17.50, but during this great
shoe sale will sell at $3.08
A Special Sale of Mens $1.50 One
Pfece Garments; fleece-lined or1
ribbed. On sale Saturday in
order to make room for Spring
merchandise at 89
DIES IN OMAHA
Pneumonia Claims John Lorin
aley, Who Held Enviable
Record at College and
J In Army. v
John Lorin Calcy, 25 years old.
former Nebraska gridiron star, died.
1 hursday following an illness of 10
days of pneumonia at the home of
Mrs. Ella Griswold, , 2401 South
Mr. Caley's parents live at Ster
ling, Neb. He was a salesman for
the Omaha Trust Co. since his re
turn from overseas service with the
258th air squadron last August.
In 1915, as quarterback of the Ne
braska "oot ball team, Mr. Caley
made his greatest record on the
athletic field by defeating the 'Notre
Dame eleven by a 20 to 19 score. He
starred on the gridiron in the sea
sons of '14, '15 and '16, graduating
from the university law school in
1917. He was a member of the Al
pha Theta Chi fraternity..
Immediately upon his graduation
Mr. Caley entered the officers' train
ing school at port Snelling and won
a commission ay lieutenant. He
spent seven months in France. .He
was a member of the Masonic lodge
and a Shriner. '
Surviving are his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Caley of Sterling, Neb.,
and two brothers, Clifford Caley of
Springfield, Neb., and Gerald Caley
at home. The body will be taken to
.Sterling for burial and services will
be held there at 2:30 Sunday. No
services will, be held in Omaha, but
the body may be viewed by friends
at the Jackson undertaking parlors.
to sell well established line of
motor trucks in the city of
A 1 fine opportunity for, sales
men of personality and ability
who can show successful records.
' Salary and commission, or all
commission will be paid.
Between 10 and 12 A. M. and
7 and 8 P. M.
TOR, A 1 neat
practical, 2 cup
flour sifter will
be given to every
, lady visitor 4o
'our second floor.
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Buy New Spring Wearables
a Collection of New
Spring Wearables You'll
Delight in Examining
and you'll take a keener delight In wearing them, 'so different ,
are the styles of former seasons, so rich the fabrics and trim- '
You can come here and make your selections from our ,
vimmense new stocks, and our generous credit system permits
you to enjoy the .wear from the garments while you pay for
them in easy payments. -
. SUITS AND DRESSES IN THE BROADEST VARIETIES
EVER ASSEMBLED IN THIS STORE.
Excess Values in New Suits
4950 5950 692 792
Stunning New Dresses'
2415 2971 3915 ,497s
We're Going to Virtually Give Away:
Children's Shoes Saturday V i -
Stock to Be Discontinued
If you have a boy or girl in your family between the ages of 6 to 15 years In need
of'shoes, this sale will interest you, We are closing out our entire stock at one price. .
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Only 150 pairs and as the sizes and lines are broken we urge you to be here early
Saturday morning. , : y . '
l The Greatest Footwear Sensation of ' 'Recent Months
Values to $8
Kiwanis Club Lunches at
Douglas Motor Co. Plant
The Kiwanis club of Omaha met
Friday noon for "luncheon at the
factory of the Douglas Motors cor
poration, Thirtieth and Sprague
streets, 100 members and visitors
being present, and listened to a talk
by Mr. Bryant of the N. V. Warriors
Farnam St jw '
New Spring Fashions
; . L. System
America's Highest Class Hand Tailored ALL-WOOL
Creations. New Patterns, New Coloring New Models.
The Season's First Showing. " ' .' . i
40i to 7522
You Are Irivited. ' '
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1417 DOUGLAS STREET
' ilfc av wad
ir 1 iimiii iimi nr,iT' rr iiiiiiwiwhiiwiiiiii iiii
association on . "Americanization.",.
Mr. Christopher explained the or
ganization of the Douglas Motors,
corporation and took the visitors
through ,the factoiy, where they
were shown the various stages in
the manufacture of Douglas trucks,
from x the assembling of the steel
frame to the painting of the finished
' Take full' ad
, vantage of our
( I I b,e r a I credit
service. It'a' tha
' of clothes buying,
a method, you
. ' Buy as many pairs '
as you can use as
SSSSE such remarkable val-
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