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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3. 1920.
Remarried Couple Resolve
To Live Happily In Future
After having been divorced for
several year Mri. Ethel Garner
and Hunter Garner were remarried
at the study of Rev. Charles W.
Savtdge yesterday afterpoon. Mr.
and Mrs. Garner were married for
nine years before being divorced and
have a son 14 years old and a daugh
ter IS years old.
"We have come to wiser conclu
sions," they told Rev. Mr. Savidge
yesterday, "and we are going to be
h.vry in the future."
Garner is a cook.
Reduces Price of Goal
City Commissioner Butler yester
day announced that he has reduced
the price of municipal cal from $9
to $8.50 per ton. This is Colorado
coal and orders ma" be placed at
Mr. Butler's office in the city hall.
TO "THRESH OUT"
MATERIAL TO BE
USED IN PAVING
Representatives of Chamber
Of Commerce, Auto Club,
Rotary Club and Real Es
tate Board to Meet.
makes a distinct appeal to dis
criminating motorists folks
who want' exclusiveness and
See it at the
Standard Motor Car
, Carl Changstrom, Pres.
2020 Farnam Street
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Representatives of the Chamber of
Commerce, Automobile club, Rotary
club, Real Estate board and other
organizations will meet with the
county commissioners and paving
contractors at 10:30 riext Saturday
morning in the court house to
"thresh out" the subject of material
to be used in paving Douglas county
This meeting was arranged fol
lowing a session of the executive
committee of the Chamber of Com
merce yesterday at which W. B.
Cheek, president of the Automobile
club, and other members of a com
mittee which has been pushing
county paving were present.
Fight Against Bitulithic.
This committee is fightirig against
12 miles of "bithulithic" paving
awarded by the county commission
ers last Tuesday to the Allied Con
tractors, Inc., in spite of the fact
that the commissioners, prior to the
bond election last June, agreed over
their signatures to use the $3,000,000
which the people then voted for
brick paving exclusively.
some or the committee believe
that the bitulithic cpntract may be
annulled by mutual agreement be
tween the countv commissioners
and the Allied Contractors, Inc.
Others hold that action in the courts
can be taken on the representation
that the people voted the $3,000,000
bonds with the distinct understand
ing that the money was to be used
for brick paving exclusively.
Carried By Small Majority.
It is pointed out that the bonds
carried by a small majority. The
total vote cast was 7,932. A major
ity of 60 per cent was required to
carrv the bonds. Ihis was 4.76U.
The total vpte in favor of the bonds
was 5,763, or only 1,003 votes more
John W. Towle. president of the
Allied Contractors, (Inc.,) comment-
in on an editorial in The Bee of
last Sunday, which declared he could
clear away legal complications and
perform a public service by forego
ing the bithultic contract, said is
"I wouldn't want to say whether
or not i would be willing to do that.
because I might injure others. This
whole thing, as I look at it, is stirred
up by the brick men."
Contradicts Brick Men.
"The brick men say everything
was fixed beforehand and that they
didn't have a chance," he was told.
"That is not true, so far as I
know," he replied. "If it was, why
didn't they come up there to the
meeting and give their side of the
controversy? It was an open meet
ing. They could have stood up and
refuted the statements that we can t
get brick in Douglas county this
year to pave more than five miles.
"I wouldn't seek to lay bitulithic
paving if I believed it would not
give good service. My reputation
and that of my company is wortn
too much to me to do anything like
"Many Favor Bitulithic."
"Don't overlook the fact that there
are a lot of people who are in favor
of bitulithic paving. Mr. Lionbcr
ger, a member or the committee,
gave me to undcstand that he thinks
it all right. Randall Brown told
me he thought it was good paving.
It will cost the county $10,000 a mile
less than brick.
"I hope the committees will get
this fixed up one way or the other.
If they tie things up, we may not
get any paving of any kind this
Meanwhile' the county commis
sioners are hoping that things will
calm down. County Commissioner
Neble has issued a statement that
he voted for bitulithic because it
costs less. In spite of the promise
of the county commissioners that
brick paving would be, laid
exclusively he says the commission
ers should lay cheaper paving-in or
der to secure larger mileage,
City Sells Lots Originally
Bought for Police Station
The city council yesterday-accepted
the bid of A. P. Tukey, in the sum
of $26,750, for two lots at the north,
east corner of Fifteenth and Davetw
port streets, a site originally intend
ed by the city for occupancy of the
new police station.
HERE'S THE SECRET
OF FACIAL BEAUTY
No Matter How Disfigured
With Pimples, Blotches,
Blackheads or Muddiness
The Use of Stuart's Cal
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Vm K acti-nichH tn see the
wonderful change that so often
takes place in just a few days after
using Stuart's Calcium Wafers.
Pimples, blotches,' liver spots,
blackheads muddy complexion and
skin eruptions affect the skin be
cause it is one of the natural out
lets of the body to rid itself of im
purities. If you supply it with the
proper materials it will' convert
these skin poisons into a harmless
forming ugly accumulation in the
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Uet a SU-cent box today 01 Stu
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Special rates to students.
D. 4121. 1905 Farnam SU
Largest Life Insurance Business in the World
Life Insurance Company
rV ' ' (INCORPORATED BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK)
HALEY FISKE, President. FREDERICK H. ECKER, Vice President
Total Amount of Outstanding Insurance - - $5,343,652,434
r ' Larger tban that of any other Company in the World.
' Ordinary (annual premium) Life Insurance paid
for in 1919 - - - - - - - -$910,091,087
More than has ever been placed in one year by any Company in the World.
Industrial (weekly premium) Insurance paid for
in 1919 - - - - - - -,$508,590,405
More than has ever been placed in one year by any Company in the World.
; Total Insurance placed and paid for in 1919 - $1,418,681,492
The largest amount ever placed in one year by any Company in the World.
Gain in Insurance in Force in. 1919 - - - -$914,140,618 "
More than ever has heen gained in one year by any Company in the World.
. Number of Policies in Force December 31, 19i9 - 21,770,671 '
Larger than that of any other Company in America. j-
i Gain in Number of Outstanding Policies - -
Larger than any Company in the World has ever gained in one year.
Assets - - . - - -Increase
in Assets during 1919 -
Urge than that of any ether Company to tit World ,.
Surplus - -
Number of Claims paid in 1919 . - - -
Averaging one policy paid for every 30 seconds of each business' day of 8 hours.
Amount paid to Policy-holders in 1919 - - $73,581,759.91
Payment of claims averaged $505.93 a minute of each business day of 8 hours.
Metropolitan Nurses made 1,300,883 visits free of charge to
256,000 sick Industrial Policy-holders. v
Metropolitan men distributed over Twelve Millions of pieces
. of literature on health
Bringing the total distribution to over 200,000,000.
Reduction in general mortality at ages l'to 74 in 8 years 17.9
Typhoid reduction, 69 per cent; Tuberculosis, over 33 per cent; Heart disease,
v " -v over 23 per cent; Bright's disease, over 25 per cent; Infectious diseases of
- children, over 46 per cent. 1
In general redaction and in each cat of dueata this it far greater than that shown by itatU
ties of the Registration Area of the United State.
Death Rate for 1919 lowest in History of Company.
623-31 Securities Bldg., 16th and Farnam St, Omaha, Neb.
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With Swinging Wringer
The "Apexes," assisted by the motion of the tub,
force water, steam and suds through the clothes ,
and become a virtual automatic washboard.
That is why Apex users never have to rub their
clothes never have to boil them. All the hard
work is done by electricity-1-the rubbing, the
boiling, and the running of the machine and
wringer. The oscillating movement of the tub
secures double action on the water and :
clothes, and brings your washing out
snowy white m half the time required
by ordinary machines. The expense is
materially reduced it costs less than
2 cents for current to do a washing the
Apex way. (
Fast, Simple, Safe
Light running, fast and thorough, yet;
simple and easy to operate, the Apex
is everywhere the favorite. There are
no moving parts inside the tub to in
jure dainty fabrics blankets and
georgette waists can be washed at the
same time with perfect safety. Made
. entirely of metal guaranteed ; rust
proof there is nothing to rot, splinter
The wringer operates from three posi
tions. It is driven by the motor that
drives the machine and at the same -time
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The investment in the Apex Is quickly returned
on our easy payment plan it pays for itself by
the saving effected. Arrange for a free trial n
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404 S. Fl FTEENXH STr OMAHA
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These Girls IVork for You
The ytun8r women shown in this pfe
are telephone operators at the
switchboard in the "Harney" central ,
office. The chief operator's desk is
" shown at the right. The women stand
ing are supervisors.
A number of vacant places at the
switchboard may be seen because the
picture was taken during the recent epi
demic of sickness in Omaha, when sev
eral of the operators were off duty.
This picture shows the operators at
work, during the day, but other young
women must be at the switchboard dur
ing the evening and night also. Tele
phone service must go on 24 hours in
the day, seven days in the week.
The rest room and lunch room which
is provided at the Harney central of
fice, solely for the operators, similar to
those in all other Omaha telephone of
fices, b not shown in this picture
fa addition to the Harney office there
are other central offices in different
parts of town, which we will show in
subsequent advertisements. There is
the "Webster" office at 23rd and Lake,
"Colfax" at 31st and Meredith, "Wal
nut" at 46th and Izard, "South" at 24th
and K and the "Douglas" and 'Tyler"
central offices at 18th and Douglas.
In all of Omaha's central offices
nearly 1,000 young women are re
quired to operate the telephone system
during the day and night.
Good pay from the time a young
woman enters our employ is necessary
to keep her busy and contented. The
wages of the operators compare favor
ably with the wages of the highest paid
professions in Omaha
NEBRASKA TELEPHONE COMPANY
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