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P- 4' - ' THE BEE; OMAHA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 1920. '
REFUSE TO RETURN
TO THEIR MOTHER
: . : . f
Child Saving Institute Defies
'Welfare Board Says Mother
Able to Pay for. Care ot
Authorities at the Child Saving
institute are holdine the two chil-
! - dren of Airs. Donelra Horton. who
t - have been there nine months, and)
i " defy any action by the board of
I " " public welfare to recover the chil
- dren for the mother."
fTTTT Institute officials said yesterday
i " ihcy have had no word
r . i 1 l j . -1
, , txnorner 01 ine cuiiureu since nc
Lyrvent to Kansas City Saturday night,
J-1 ostensibly to secure employment to
4't- support the children. ,
l If the mother has again aban
2 doned her two children they will be
placed out for adoption, according
to Mrs. A. A. McGraw, member of
the board of trustees of the insti-
.- tute. .
Ut . Ask Payment of Bill.
L .'. bin 0f more tiian $200 for their
I'll-care stands against the mother of
j,-Y the children. When Mrs. Horton
appeared at the institute to take the
' children away the authorities de
glared that inasmuch as she had
. been earning a good salary in. a res
ffllit taurant she ought to remit some to
5.'rd the bill .
I Fearing that the authorities were
l"-"1 holding her children as hostages,
I Mrs. Horton appealed to the wel
I t fare board. Mrs. George 'A. Joslyn
16-and Mrs. McGraw, both on the
!T"executiv board of the institute,
. stoutly denied that "payment of the
t nilbj!l was the main issue in trie case."
I : "Mrs- Horton lies if she says we
j.i.are holding her children as hosN-
oyeT "e P"one today.
. 'i Mrs. McGraw was also emphatic
in her statement of the ease.
' Babies Abandoned.
. -.her children for three full months,"
rjshe said. "We scoured the city and
. v . country for her to come and see her
i!!llbabes. We couldn't find her. We
Ji -Jiad many applications to adopt the
... 'children, but we thought it best to
Hawait th nnih1e return rf the
mother. Now she demands her chil-
ren without paying a cent for their
jtire. It is not the practice of this
institute to allow parents to abandon
Daces as drones wporrthe pub-
hen they ' can readils care
Hlcsomewhat for them. s , '
Not Question of Money.
"Then, it i nat ntititina nf
pi money In this ease," Mrs. McGraw
hi emphasized. "We feel it is not for
t -he best interests of the children to
Rt'Y bt returned ' to their mother now.
EJH.vMrs. Horton herself declared she
-wouia not Know wnat to ao it sne
S S did have them back. Sha told me
X her husband is in the oenitentiarv."
Mrs. Mclrraw stated that the chil
drcr will be -kept at1 the institute
until the trustees art satisfied they
Man Shot While
Sitting In Home
May Not Recover
Sitting at the table with hU
wife, eating watermelon, about 11:30
Wednesday night, George Brown,
negro, 2303 Grace street, was prob
ably fatally wounded by two myste
rious bullets. ,
Brown is wounded in the right
arm and the right side of his ab
domen. He told police surgeons,
who attended him at his home, he
knew no motive for the shooting or
who might have fired the shots.
He said the bullets were fired in
quick succession and came ihrough
the screen door of his home. Police
surgeons said his condition it
War Vets to Renew
Fight for Bonus
At State Convention !
Instructions to renew the fight for
a soldiers' bonus were given the 56
delegates chosen Wednesday night
to represent Douglas county post of
the American Legion at the state
convention in Hastings, August 26,
Plans were announced for an
athletic carnival at Fort Omaha the
last week in September. Jake
Isaacson was put in charge of the
Legion members attending the
meeting, which was held in the city
hall, were also issued Victory med
als by a squad of army field clerks.
Inventory of Republic Co. . ,
Discloses Two Phonographs
Inventory of the assets of the Re
public Phonograph Co., 711 Broad
way, Council Bluffs, discloses two
phonographs and 12,000 nondescript
records, according to Charles Pas
chel, expert accountant.
S. J. Hickling, in an attachment
suit, demanded an accounting of the
company, declaring he, his wife, two
sons, Charles and Walter, and Earl
Hickling gave $32,000 to Erig Wolff,
Omaha stock salesman, to organize
Sues County for Damages
Charging that the country road
10 miles west of Omaha, on the Lin
coln highway, is in an unsafe con
dition, 1 which caused him to fall
down ast.-ep bank with iiis autonio
bile July 11, Karl Connell filed suit
yesterday in district court agiint
Douglas! county for $626 damages.
SOLON DIES AT
A. S. CooIeyOnce Wealthy,
To be Buried in Potter'i
Field; Sons Refuse Aid.
Suffering mental aberration fol
lowing a stormy life from a posi
tion' of wealth to that of a penniless
day laborer, A. S. Cooley, former
Nebraska state legislator, who dis
appeared 10 years ago and was lo
cated two weeks ago on the poor
farm in Reno county, Kansas, died
Tuesday night at Hntehinson.
He was buried yesterday in the
potter's field. Three sons, two of
whom live in Lincoln, were in
formed of their father's sad plight
bt the time of his discovery, but re
fused to. "aid him saying- he had
broken up their home and ruined
their mother's life,' according to Dr.
Forney at the poor farm. The aged
man, 75 years old,, declined a sng-
restion to write nil relatives tor
uid. - '
Cooler was a member of the Ne
braska state legislature from Cass
county from 1892 to 1896. His
lamilv troubles beaan in 1900,
culiminatinflr in a divorce granted in
Lincoln, according to the clerk of
the district court at Plattsmouth. He
soon disappeared, it is said, running
away to Ohio witn a woman wno
deserted him in California when his
money had all been squandered.
Special Cars to Encampment
One-week encampment of Nebras
ka Odd Fellows will open bunday
at West Point. Omaha members
will travel in three reserved coaches
over the Northwestern railroad,
which wilLJeave at- 8:17 a. m.
SAY "DIAMOND DYES"
Dont streak or ruin your material In
poor dye. Insist on "Diamond Dyes. ,
Easy directions in package.
-'.'-.will be tiven a 'zood home."
J irl Pinnnt firtln Craarlnm
By Entering Army or Navy
fjT" Washington, Aug. 5. Allis Tay
for, 17-ytar-old North Carolina boy
T sentenced to a year in prison and to
-(ft whom Governor Bickett extended a
. , pardon last week on condition that
" he enlist in the army or navy, will
' not be allowed to take advantage of
his opportunity, according to a state
Jt ment given out by Adjutant General
;,iHarris, who heads the army's recruit-
' ing division. i -
iVT 'Neither the army or navy is per
mitted to accept 4ny man for en
!l"litment he said, "who has done time.
Out army is not a refuge for con-
J Man's Foot Crushed While
Riding On Car of Lumber
T!. ; White riding a Union Jfacihc lum
ber car in the yards early yester
day", Andrew McCrea, Silver Creek,
er?Neb., suffered a crushed foot when
j.the lumber was loosened by a-lurch
Icf the car and came crashing down.
'V ,He was taken to Central police sta
tion, where police surgeons treated
-.his injury.and returned him to the
he is stopping.
S-V:' ; .liotel where
Alleged Speeder Given
30-Day Jail Sentence
George W. Lee. alias Bill Brad
's . shaw, brother of John Lee and
T,T"Chip". Lee. pugilists. 917 North
' " Twentieth street, was sentenced to
I s30 days in jail by Police Judge Fos
. ler yesterday in Central police court
- pn charges of reckless orivig. Lee
wesffwas charged with speeding and
: ptrashing into a Skinner power
ifLLiragon. ". - .
ob ii '
.Broom raciory ueciares-
vJfU r n n . r:..
A Ten Per Cent Dividend
Deshler. .Neb.. Aug. 4. ( Soecia! ).
A 10 per cent dividend was (le
Kclared at the annual meeting of Ahe
stockholders of "the Deshler broom
MS tactory Tuesday, and the additional
-.jiiet profits were voted to the insur-
1 1 .ance fund. This company did a
&is3500,000 business the last year and
i- paid out $100,000 in -wages t resi
dents of Deshler.
Held for Trial
Max McLaugli'in, alias
"one of the men arrested in
..-wvjiiuiii uupc ring, waivca ure-
iiminary hearing when arraigned in
TzJtAeni court vetrrdav nn a
cotics and was bound . over for
ttii- Whisky Stocks Shrink.
New York. Aug. 5.--Offimfly
there are 54,000,000 gallons of
.whisky in-bonded warehouses in the
, -United States, a dwindling of about
5,000,000 gallons since January 16,
when prohibition became effective,
according to John F. Kramer, fed
eral prohibition commissioner.
:- . Divorce Court , .
J ' 'IMvare Pctlttona. i.
Mnry Williams tcalnit Pat Wlllitma.
William Gibson asalnit Marl Oibaon,
Oaora acobatn from Floroao Jaeob
. MB. eraolty.
Willi Alls from tola Alia, eraolty.
W ally Smith tram Ernoat Kay Smith.
n feonaupport. .
X, Id MeAaUff tram Jamoa . M.Bllff.
i 'j'yT - '"-
. .'...... i
Lift Off Corns! No
Doesn't hurt a bit I Drop a little
preeione on an aching corn, instant
ly that corn stops hurting, then
shortly you lift it right off with fin
gers. , Xruiyl ,
Your druggist sens a tiny nouie
of. Freezone for a few cents, suf
ficient to remove every hard corn,
soft corn, or corn between the toes,
and the calluses, without soreness or
The Truth About
Eczema and Piles
Thouaanda and thouaanda of paoplo, saya
Patarson of Buffalo, ara learning; every
weak that on 60 rent box of PeUrton'a
Ointment will abolish eczema and banish
piles, and the grateful letters 1 receive
every day are worth more to m than
"1 had' ccseraa for many years on my
head and could not act anything to stop
the agony. I taw your ad and got on
box and I owa you many thanks for tho
good it has don me. There isn't a blotch
on my head now and I couldn't help but
thank' Peterion, for th ear is great."
Mis Mary HU1. 420 Third Avenue, Pitta
I have had Itching piles far IS yean
and Peterson's is th only ointment that
relieves me, besides th piles seem to have
gone" a. B. Kurer, hit waanmgtoa
Avenue. Racine, Wi.
Us Peterson's Ointment for eld sores,
salt rheum, chafing and all akin dlseaaes.
Druggists recommend it. Mail orders filled
by Peterson Ointment Co., Inc., Buffalo,
N. IT. Sherman McConnell Drug Co.
ill supply you.
OnFaceandHead. Hard and Red.
ItchingTerrible, Cuticura Heals.
"When my baby waa two weeks
old hard red pimples began breaking
out on Her face ana Head.
They caused terrible itch,
ing and when they broke
would form a scale, which
took her hair all oat.
i She' waa cross and treuai
. j i m I ru
and waa oiiiifWN w
the time being-.
I tried a cake of Cuticura Soap
and a box of Cuticura Ointment. By
the time they were gene bet ace
and head were healed." (Signed)
Mrs. MoUie Fry. Hest, Missouri.
Daily use of Cuticura Soap, Oint
ment and Talcum usually prrratita
when. mfmiLiUatammmi We. tall Ml.
With Your Comfort
i when nervousness, indiges
,tionf billiousness or some other
upset makes you think you are
not eating or drinking the right
''.' ' '
'if you're a coffee drinker, cut
out coffee ten days an& 'use
i - ...
This delicious drink with its coffee
like flavor, suits coffee drinkers. Its
value to health soon shows, and its
economy is so apparent under use "
that one quickly realizes.
There9 s a Reason"
Made by Postum Cereal Co., Inc.
Battle Creek, Michigan
$800 PLATER PIANOS
It you do not want to be. disappointed ,do not
wait longer. There are only a few of "these play
ersleft in this 1 '
BIG REMOVAL SALE
. We say candidly you need never expect an
other oDportunity to buv a high grade player at
this price. Terms to suit..
NEW $600 PIANOS ONLY $395
A ?EW GUARANTEED
$650 Steger St Sons, ma- :
$400 Dunlap, walnut... $218
$425 Arion, mahogany. .$278
$450 Hazelton. mah.. . .'.$108
$750 Steck Grand ....$375
Outf-town customers, cheek
plario wanted and mail us
Schmoller & Mueller
The oldest and largest mnslo kouse in the west.
8. 15th St
; Pong. 1623
One Day Stock -Taking Sale
MIDSUMMER inventory is over and it is a trade tradition of this store that at this time . all broken lines and
odds and ends in ready-to-wear shall be sacrificed that we may set our store in order for in-coming fall mer
chandise. Please be advised through this medium of this special sale and note the savings here Friday.
Sale of i r- i Sale of
In Three Groups:
Including all Silk Jer
sey, Taffetas and Com
binations. Deep flounces
and many attractive
trimming features. Nice
ly made and well pro
portioned, second floor
Stock-Taking Sale of
124 Cotton Dresses
Previously Up to $25 ' '
Sizes, 16 to 44.
Variety of Colors.
A small charge for alteration will be made on these dresses.
No C. 0. D.'s No Exchanges Every Sale Final
Black, White andr p
Colors, regularly q5c
$1,00, at . )
Silk and Improv
ed Lisle Hose.
White and .colors.
F u 1 1 fashioned,
1 1 n
Droiprj lines 01 i
standard makes J
Broken lines ' of 1
fine high sra
Silk Hose .PI
and lace stripes.
Were up tii $5, at )
Sensational Reductions in Underwear
Including silk, jersey silk and muslin underwear,
both necessary and advantageous.
Due to limited quantities early shopping on these items
11 Pollyanna Union Suits
28 Silk Camisoles
56 Muslin Camisoles
J.3 Muslin Bloomers -251
81 Muslin Gowns, were to $2.95. at $1.19
106 Silk Camisoles
90 Muslin Gowns
69 Muslin Chemise
39 tollyanna Union Suits
29 ' Pollyanna Chemise
23 Silk Camisoles. Sale Price, 98c
126 Silk Chemise -
58 Silk Camisoles '
54 Muslin Gowns - -
112 Silk Jersey Vests
13 Jersey Silk Camisoles
142 Muslin Bloomers Special, at 98c
110 Silk Jersey Bloomers
81 Filipino Chemise
43 Filipino Gowns - -11
Pollyanna Union Suits
Unusual Values in Sale.
Tea Aprons, Special, at 59c and 98c
92 Silk Jersey Bloomers
67 Filipino Chemise
7 Filipino Gowns -78
Silk Chemise -
22 Muslin Gowns, Special, at $6.95
30 Silk Kimonos
. Variety of Boudoir Caps
Slippers, Mules, Garters, etc.
24 "Sister Goodknit" Union Suits,
$8.95 and $12.50
Including ; Georgette
Over-blouses and tucked
styles. Fancy crepe, me
teor tie-ons. ; Flowered
and plain Georgette.
Beaded, hand embroid
ered, yarn trimmed,
braided and lace effects.
Variety of colors.
$7.95 Buys Any Low Shoe in the
Main Floor Shop Friday During This Sale
SAVINGS of from135 to 60. Only high grade makes represented.
A time of setting our shoe shop in order for Fall and an opportune
time for you. The price quoted Is far below present and future re
: Extra Special ! 300 Pts Low Shoes
v Choice, $3.85
, Broken lines of pumps and oxfords previously priced to $12.50. All
sizes represented, bnf not all sizes in every style. Patent, dull leather, calf
and white. Military and Baby French heels.
Soft' Sole Ankle, . '
Strap' Slippers, '
Tan Kid, were $1.15 "j gj(;g
Patent, were $1.15 fftr
White kid, were $1.15 7oC
Stock-Taking Sale of 1 Juvenile Wear
Girls' Coats, sizes 8 to 16 years. Velours, -I'll frf I TV, J O 1 1 1 ":
Serges. and Polo Cloth, Plaids, Checks,
and.. Plain Colors - - - - - - - - ,
Taffeta Dresses, in sizes to fit small
and laree flrirls erowine eirls and .small
women - - - .',.'."- - -
Girls' Cotton Dresses, colored and .white,
sizes, 8 to 16 years, Also Smocks, previous
ly priced up toS.50,.- - - - - -
Girls' Dresses, cotton crepet - linens, voiles!
and organdies, previously . Up to $15.00,
SMOCKS, PREVIOUSLY TO $3.50, at $1.75. " -MIDDIES,
PREVIOUSLY $1.50, at 75c.'
GIRLS' CHECKED RAIN CPATS, were $3.50, at $2.00.
GIRLS' TAN RAIN COATS, were $5.95, at $3.95.
., 'SECOND FLOOR ' , ' V
T on pa
Boys' School Clothing
Including mackinaws and overcoats. All representa
tive styles and makes. The majority .of. suits have two
pair of knickers.
BaYS' WASH STRUTS REDUCED 50 ,
BOYS' SWEATERS liEDUCED 20.
BOYS' BLOUSES AND SHIRTS REDUCED 20.
BOYS' STRAW HATS REDUCED 50.
BOYS' BATHING, SUITS REDUCED 50. .
' ' BALCONY1' , . ' . '
Previously Up to $4.50 at $1.59
Low neck and short sleeves. White, pink, blue and
tan. Sizes 6 months, 1 and 2 . years.
' . ' SECOND, FLOOR -
In the Annex-Stb ck-Taking
House Dresses, $2.95 and
" Made of dependable gingham in striped, checked and plaid effects, trimmed withvhite collar and cuffs, black
ribbon bows, etc. All regular and out sizes. . v ', , .
Children V Gingham Dresses, $1.69 and $2.69
In sizes 2 to 6 years, there are plaid ginghams in a. variety of colors, also combinations in solid color and plaid
effects. Sale price $1.69. ' . ; ' V - ' " -
In sizes 7 o 14 years, you will find ginghams in attractive plain, checked and plaid effect 'also natural linen
colored dresses with contrasting colored collars and cuffs. Sale price, $2.69. ' ' .
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