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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1920.
STATE TO MAKE
PROBE OF BOOKS
Note Signed by R. C. Howe,
.Whom Skinners Seek to
1 Oust, Are Taken Up Di
rectors to Meet.
Upon the instance of Governor
McKelvie, G. T. TouVelle, assistant
tttorney general of Nebraska, yes
terday began investigation of the
"California Syrup of Figs'
Child's Best Laxative
'Accept "California" Syrup of Figs
ly look for the name California
fcn the package, then you are sure
JoOr child is having the best and
Iblost harmless physic for the little
tomach, liver and bowels. Children
ove its fruity taste. Full directions
ton each bottle. You must sax Calt-
Says Fat People
Testimony Proves Arbolone Safe,
Enjoys Wide Sale Amongst Edu
cated Wealthy Set.
The physician who originated the
lAnti-Fat treatment known jto physi
cians and druggists as "five-grain
tablets Arbolone" is being praised
and thanked by scores of women in
the class known as "society dev
otees." A literary woman in Los Angeles,
Being so highly elated over her suc
cess in reducing, has written a clever
little poem, which recites the facts
end expresses deep gratitude as well.
To safely and surely reduce from 20
to 60 pounds is easily accomplished
!when tablets Arbolone are used reg
ularly. They are not drastic or dan
gerous, used as directed, but simply
and surely dissolve the fatty ele
ments and eliminate from the sys
tem. Also, they remove the craving
for such foods as are not desirable
for fat folks to use. Herein, Arbo
lone is superior to all other anti-fat
medicines, as it automatically over
comes the abnormal, perverted ap
petite for starchy foods, etc. Sold
ly druggists in sealed tubes with
Don't Wait to
Keep well -.Whenever your appetite
Begins to Hag, or a
Rour stomach and
9 bwiw bvBu
warn you, take
little Liver A
Nil. nH tti 'A
pood for man, woman and child. For
Eur health's sake stick to this old,
ed and true remedy.Purely vegetable.
gmaH PHI Small Dose Small Price
8. CARTER'S IRON PILLS, Nature's
sreat nerve and blood tonic for
Anemia, Rkemaatism, Nervousness,
Peeplessness and Female Weakness.
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GET THIS FREE
ff mi have dsadraff. or It your kalr is felltac
eat. or U yoo n,va a kaM apot, you should
kaow that lefioM o( peraona hara overeoma
thaae troDblea through a genuin ladiaaa
Mctp. which will b mailed you fraa with a
nroolbox of the waadarfalty rffieadoaa otnt
Mat. KotaJko, if you send only 10 eta. (ailver
Msaampa) to pay tb oat of this aotios, to
XllrittiirfZ-IOI. Stitws F, New Isrk
books of the Skinner Packing com
pany. The action was also made
6ti behalf of the State Department
of Trade and Commerce tor which
TouVelle is counsel.
A number ot auditors will be put
to work on the company's books to
determine whether or not any of
the assets have been removed.
"To Protect Stockhofders."
The action was taken by Gover
nor McKelvie, TouVelle explained,
to protect the 5,000 stockholders,
many of whom are Omahans. The
state can intervene in the dispute
without giving bond, whereas in
dividual stockholders would have to
furnish bond double the valuation of
the plant, involving many million
dollars to accomplish the same ends
as the state's action, he said. The
Skinners say they welcome the
state's investigation of the books as
the company's financial condition
never has been questioned.
A statement was issued yesterday
by the Skinners that the company
has taken up notes signed by R.
C. Howe, president-manager of the
company whom the Skinners seek
to oust. These notes total $1,400,000
and form the basis of Howe's con
tention that he remain in his $31,500
a year salary, the statement de
clares. The Howe suit enjoining the
company from ousting him will be
taken up at the earliest moment and
a directors' meeting called imme
diately upon the settlement of the
suit, the statement adds.
Huge Plant Is Idle.
In the meantime the huge packing
plant, said to be one of the finest
in the world, is practically idle. It
is charged that Howe has discharg
ed more than 85 per cent of the
employes and thus "thrown a
monkey wrench in the machinery."
Howe, for 23 years with the
Armour Packing company, became
general manager of the . Skinner
plant the first day of the year. On
March 1, he was made president of
the company, on condition, he says,
of underwriting $1,400,000 in loans
for the company. These are the
notes referred to in the Skinners'
statement as having been taken up.
On April 8, Howe was discharged
and filed an injunction suit to pre
vent the action being fulfilled.
New Control Over
J. H. Beveridge, superintendent of
public schools, has started to exer
cise supervisory authority over all
parochial schools in Omaha, ac
cording to the provisions of an en
actment of the last session of the
state legislature. '
Yesterday lie visited St. Agnes
school and several schools in the
South Side accompanied by Belle M.
Kyan, assistant superintendent.
"Under this law," the superin
tendent explained, "I am directed to
inspect these schools to determine
whether the course of study con
forms with state requirements and
also to observe whether the English
language is usea according to the
state law on that subject. The fa
tor of patriotism also enters into
this work. The law is liberal and
I intend to be liberal in my new
Real Estate Salesman
Who Is Found Dead In
Bed With let Ooen
Deaths and Funerals
Mrs. Emma Marsh. 63 yean eld, wife
of John R. Marsh, 2120 Douglas atreet.
died yesterday at her home. She hat!
been 111 but a brief time. Mra. Mawrt
had been a resident of Omaha for 15
years. The body will be taken to Ne
braska City for burial.
Funeral servk-ea for R. Russell Rnea,
H years old, son of the late R. Rusaall Ruea,
former Omaha man, were held yeeterdav
afternoon at Crosby's funeral home. The
boy died three days ago In Marahalltnwn.
Ia., where he had been making his home
with his grandparents alnce their removal
frrni Omaha 12 years ago.
Mrs. Bertha J. Tripp. 18 yeara old,
wife of J. W. Tripp, 614 South Twenty
fourth street, died Tuesday at her horn.
Surviving are her husband, infant son
and parents. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Johnaon,
of thiB city. Funeral services will be held
at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Interment
w'.ll be In West Lawn cemetery.
Ftneral services for Arthur E. Miller, 1S-vear-old
I3n of Mr. and Mrs. C. Miller, Sit
Stutsman street, Council Bluffs, who died
of pneumonia at the naval training sta
tion in San Francisco April 2s, will be
held at the home In Council Bluffa
Thursday at 1 p. m. Elder John Hansen
of Weaton, Ia.. will conduct the service.
Burial will be In Falrview cemetery.
I You may need a f
To Help Eliminato and Regulate the
Functions of the Body.
Sulpherb Tablets a Boon to Woman
kind Who Suffer.
Not only a boon to womankind,
but to men, women, boys and girls,
Sulpherb Tablets have proven to be
the simple, mild, but most effective,
in the overcoming of conditions pri
marily due to constipation and inac
tive kidneys. Women suffer period
ically and at such times suffer in si
lence, when if they could only know
hat the sulphur, cream of tartar and
herb extracts in Sulpherb Tablets
would surely bring relief there would
be millions made happy and free
from headaches, backaches, languor,
constipation, pimples, eruptions, etc.,
due to accumulated poisons in the
Mrs. E. Phelan. 189 Cambridge
St., Boston, writes: "In reading
your good advice to others I have
found relief. I was troubled with
backaches, headaches and dizzy
spells, so I started to take your Sul
pherb Tablets, which gave me great
relief. May your good work go on,
Sulphetb Tablets are very, very
good and sold by all druggists, at
60c per tube. Adv.
This wonderful bookwiH be
sent free to ami man upon re
quest . " .
C0 egftsj fcxKNa3hviC,Tfia. fj
Charles R. Glover.
Celebrates Her 86th
Birthday by Going
To Base Ball Game
Going to the opening game of the
base balj season in Omaha with her
son, Gould Dietz, was the way in
which Mrs. Lenora Dietz celebrated
the 86th anniversary of her birth
Last night, a double birthday par
ty was held in the Gould Dietz apart
ment at Hotel Fontenelle in honor
of Mrs. Dietz and Mrs. A. M. Put
nam, mother of Mrs. Gould Dietz,
who have made it a point to observe
their birthday anniversaries together
ever since the marriage of their chil
dren. Miss E. Picton-Tuberville was
the first woman to preach from an
Irish pulpit with the Archbishop of
WITH CAR THEFT
IS FOUND DEAD
Charles Glover Asphyxiated
By Open Gas JetConfessed
Stealing Auto for Money
To Pay Debt to Brother.
Charges of automobile stealing
will not be pressed against Charles
R. Glover, 20 years old, who was
arrested last Saturday. Early yes
terday his mother found him dead
in bed at the residence at 1512 North
Forty-first avenue. A partly open
gas jet had caused asphyxiation.
Opinion at the county attorney's
office is that the death was acci
dental. When arrested while trying to
sell an automobile stolen from H. S.
McNabb of the VanBrunt Automo
bile company, Glover begged the po
lice officers to shoot him, they de
clare. He later admitted the theft
of the car and declared that he
needed money to pay a $1,600 debt
to his brother.
Glover was a second lieutenant in
the United States marine corps dur
ing the war and since his discharge
had been employed by C. W. Martin
as a salesman.
Victim of Speeders Dies; ' -Unconscious
to the End
Without regaining consciousness,
A. Weber, 61 years old, 1750 South
Twenty-ninth street, who was found
critically injured in the street at
2411 South Twentieth street Sunday
afternoon, died in the Swedish Mis
sion hospital yesterday. Police be
lieve that he was struck down by
a speeding motorist, but were not
able to confirm the theory because
of the continued unconscious con
dition of the injured man.
Ninth Annual Banquet
Of Noon Day Club of
Omaha in C. of C. Rooms
President Frans Nelson of the
Noon Day club of Omaha will pre
side as toastmaster at the ninth an
nual banquet of the club in the
Chamber of Commerce rooms to
night at 7. A general reception will
be held at 6:30 p. m.
Arthur L. Palmer will give a toast
to the women; J. David Larson will
speak on "The Spirit of a City," Dr.
Carl G. Wallenius of Chicago will
speak on "The Immigrant from 'Ul
tima Thule.'" Music will be ' fur
nished by the West sisters, the Noon
Day club quartet and Master Samuel
Carmell. 9-year-old protege of Miss
The Noon Day club quartet is
composed of Howard Steberg, F. Al
Carlson, Albert Sand and Gus Wick
strom. Baby Boy Playing in Front
Of Home Is Struck by Auto
Three-year-old Robert Smith, 2611
Hamilton street, was injured yester
day afternoon, while playing in front
of his home, when struck by an au
tomobile driven by F. Knott, 2719
Knott told police the boy ran di
rectly in front of his car from be
hind a passing wagon. Robert suf
fered concussion of the brain and
face abrasions. He was taken to
Wise Memorial hospital.
lift Off Corns!
Doesn't hurt I Lift touchy corns ar.
calluses right off with fingers
Apply a few drops of "Freezone" upon that oIq,
bothersome corn. Instantly that corn stops
hurting. Then shortly you lift it right off,
root and all, without pain or soreness.
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Hard corns, soft corns, corns
: jJS. between the toes, and the
'VrV v . . hard skin calluses on Tb
J X. . bottom of feet lift jT
-V right off no I
SIXTEENTH AND JACKSON STREETS
Our Entire Stock of
Tiny bottles Frttunt" ast
but a few cents at drug stores
On Sale at
A smart looking coat is so
indispensable to the spring
r.nd summer wardrobe that
this liberal discount is of
particular interest when
made so early in the season.
Camel's Hair Cloth, Ve
lour Checks, Polo Cloth, Sil
vertone, Tweed, etc., are to
be had in a big variety of be
Charge Accounts Invited
OUR NEW HOME
Under Construction at
13th and Capitol
In This Territory
We selJ every conceivable
need of the Farm, Ranch,
Home or Workshop at
Today for Big
Invest iti a Growing Business
T AEGER quarters being necessary to take care of our rapidly growing business, we have begun the
-L erection of a new home on ground which we recently purchased at the southeast corner of Thir
teenth Street and Capitol Avenue 120x132 feet. This building is now under construction by the G. W.
Stiles Construction Co. and will be completed about July 1. ,
Though we have been in the mail order busi
ness but four years, we now have more than
40,000 customers, and the number is Increasing
day by day.
In making an investment there are four
prime factors you must take into consideration,
and they are Location, Management, Profits and
Safety. We call your attention to our advan
tage in reference to each one of these four
Omaha, an Ideal Location
The railroad facilities bring practically every
point in Omaha's big trade territory several
hundred miles nearer this city than Chicago.
Twenty-two lines of railroads with many
branches run out of Omaha, and only ship
ments directed to a few far western points are
transferred from original- cars. The freight
rates in and out of Omaha are lower than for
any other large market town in the United
States. With this great advantage, and with
the added advantage of quick delivery, a mail
order house can be developed in Omaha to a
volume of business equal to that of the largest house operating.
(World-Herald, April 20.)
SEARS-ROEBUCK VOTES .
40 PER CENT DIVIDEND
Chicago, 111., April 19. Directors
of Sears, Roebuck & Co., a mail or
der house, today voted a 40 per cent
stock dividend to be paid July 15 to
stockholders of record June 15.
The company's outstanding com
mon stock now totals 175,000,000.
The new issue of $30,000,000 will
have a value in excess of $60,000,000,
as the stock is quoted at $236 a
Sears-Roebuck stock sold as low
as $20 a share in 1907, when $30,000,
000 was outstanding. With stock div
idends paid the stock now has an ag
gregate market value of $690.
the Hartman corporation and the National
Cloak & Suit Co., have made comparatively as
good a showing.
The participating preferred stock of Brad
ley, Merriam & Smith should show even a
greater value in a few years, when you consider
our rapid progress of the last five years, t
At the rate we are growing, and with the in
creased business made possible by extra capital,
a much larger dividend percentage should be
made from now on than ever before.
Your Investment Is Safe
losses, as the Mail Order business .is conducted
on a "Cash with Order" basis and we deal in
the Staples of Life, the things we eat, wear and
The officers of Bradley, Merriam & Smith
scarcely need an Introduction to the people
of this territory. They have for over thirty years been in business
in Omaha and Council Bluffs and they enjoy a well earned reputa
tion as keen, progressive and successful business men, which Is
evidenced by the fact that they have averaged 21 cash dividends for
their stockholders since they have been in business. The heads ot
the various departments are specialists in their lines. Many of them
have come from responsible positions with some of the largest mail
order houses in the United States.
.A thousand dollars invested in Sears,
Roebuck & Co. thirteen years ago has
today a market value of $25,000, to say nothing of the big cash divi
dends paid each year. For the last six years Montgomery Ward & Co.
has earned on Its preferred stock an average of 58.13 per cent. Many
younger and relatively smaller houses, such as Harris Brothers t.'o.
RefereDcs: Any Rank or Trust Company in Omaha or Council
Bradley. Merriam & Smith ;
"The Great Mail Order Houte"
918 Jones Street I
The PARTICIPATING PREFERRED STOCK
which we are offering you is secured by a first
lien on all the assets and earnings of the Com
pany and receives the first 1 in quarterly
dividends on the first day of April, July, Octo
ber and January the common stock receives
an equal amount. After the regular dividends
liave been paid, your investment participates in all the profits same
as the common stock share for share these EXTRA DIVIDENDS
are payable annually at the close of our fiscal year.
Besides the cash dividends you receive we have every reason
to believe your investment will increase rapidly in value.
It Is understood and agreed that none of this stock will be
sold for less than $125. We require only $50 on each share with
your subscription and the balance on or before six months with
interest at 7. A certificate" of stock will be issued in your
name for the number of shares purchased on the date subscription
is received by the Company and you begin to share our profits. On
completion of payment the certificate of stock will be delivered
Hundreds of our customers, influential in their communities,
and others who are shrewd investors, have taken advantage of
this opportunity. If YOU wish to share in our profits, mail the
BRADLEY, MERRIAM & SMITH.
407-9-11 Brandeis Theater BIdg.,
Gentlemen: I am interested, and would invest
$ provided I am convinced your shares are a
good, safe Investment.
All Are Reduced
. Such a wealth of styles little
Btons with accordion plaited
(Skirts nipped-in waistlines fin
ger tip length coats strictly
tailored models jaunty bolero
Men's Wear Serge, Tricotines.
and Poiret Twill are favored
Charge Accounts Invited
Your Unrestricted Choice of
Hats in the latest modes
new, small hats, poke shapes,
graceful large ones, etc. In
taffeta, straw, etc., trimmed
ever so smartly ; in three bar
Values up to $20
$C95 $795 $Q75
Thursday! Boys' $1185
$20 Spring Suits J-T
The suits in this sale are the "better grade" kind.
You will like the way they look on your boy better still
you will be pleased with the way they wear and hold
their shape. Some of them have two pairs of pants and
every suit is an extra value.
Men's Spring Suits
We don't claim to do impossibilities, but a glance around
our Men's Department will convince t y-v rr
you there is a saving here because of I
our location "Out of the High Rent - X
District." Men's Suits are .
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