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, HE BEE: OMAHA. WKUNUSDAY, OCTOHEK 13, 1J20.
Blow on Head With
; iJ Burglar to t Sleep
Council Bluffs Grocer Lies In
Wait for Intruder Then
r. Bangs Him With
T. Heavy Club.
Clarence L. McClelland, erocer at
, 1722 Avenue A. Council Bluffs, has
i cure tor burglars. It u a two-by-
Monday night McClelland, who
lives near his grocery store, saw two
men prowling about the front of his
store. He gdt his big stick and crept
out of his house to the rear door of
his store, which he entered. Then
he crawled up in the darkened store
to the iront end and waited for the
entry ot the first robber
The glass window had been
smashed in and one of the two men
Started to crawl through the open
ing he had made, McClelland said
After the intruder had shoved his
head and shoulders through the
opening the husky grocer brought
Ihe two by lour down on his head
with a mignty crash. He then added
The eyes of the alleged burglar
vere closed yesterday morning. He
had many bruises.
The beaten burglar was D. C.
("Buck") MikeselT, a police char
acter. He will be given a hearing
in police court October 13. His
companion, Herbert Criss, is held
resence of Mother
, QfGrl He Slew Makes
' Carl Wanderer Uneasy
t'hlt'if o Tribun.-Oroaha Dee lud Wire.
, Chicago, Oct. l2.-rCarl Wanderer
put in a miserable' day at his trial
today. Just back of him in the
courtroom sat the mother of Ruth,
1 the young wife whom Wanderer
i l slew. The mother, Mrs. Charles
j Johnson, was accompanied by her
on, a grown man. Their presence
disturbed Wanderer very much He
had come into court, nattily attired
and with a spruce .step and jaunty
... air, but at all time's he could feel
' hp eyes of the desolated -mother
and brother of the murdered girl
bride boring into his back. He
, carefully soided looking at thein
and twitched uneasily during the
v entire session.
v- Mrs. Johnson, dressed entirely in
black, had come to court in the ex
pectation of testifying, but the iurv
has not yet been completed and she
was not called. "
New Haven Road to Vote
Bonds to Meet Mortgage
New Haven. Conn., Oct. 12.
Stockholders of the New York. New
Haven and Hartford railroad com
pany today atpioved the directors'
recommendation for the issue of
bonds to meet a general mortgage
which will tide over the floating in
debtedness of the company, to is
sue bonds tor equipment purposes
jut ttmA fn in wars the five-
year term of a loan to be gtven, the
company by the government. .
The company's property between
New York and Hartford however,
has been mortgaged.
Girl Witness Says
Dry Agent Shot Man
After He Surrendered
New York, Oct. 12. A dramatic
story of the alleged killing of
Harry Carlton, chauffeur, by
Stewart McMullin, prohibition en
forcement agent, during a raid,
was told in federal court by Mal
vina Carini, 18, who declared she
was an eye-witness of the shooting
for which McMullin is now on
trial, charged with first degree
In describing the shooting,
which occurred, in her fathers
home, the girl declared that Mc
Mullin had fired upon Carlton
while he was crossing a room with
"both his hands above his head."
She said that the prohibition agent
was holding her by the left arm
when he fired, and that he held the
pistol "about two inches from
The girl said McMullin, at the
point of his pistol, had forced her
to pivc up $?50 in marked money
which Carlton had been paid for
liquor by prohibition agents. Carl
ton, she said, had given her the
money for safekeeping.
Civilian Cops Are
' Many Violators
President ofChamber of Com
merce Writes Letters td All
The campaign launched by the
municipal affairs committee of the
Chamber of Commerce last week in
connection with the police depart
ment to suppress reckless autmobile
driving is meeting with great success.
Business men of the city, especial
ly those who are' members of the
Chamber of Commerce, are getting
in line in their efforts o back up the
municipal affairs committee in the
"safety" work it has undertaken.
Monday members of the club
were mailed letters by Robert S.
Trimble, president of the Chamber
of Commerce, in which he urged
them to co-operate in the traffic war.
"I had feared that .the work of the
volunteers would oease to a great
extent after the first raid, on speed
ers and other violators of rules of
the road and ordinance," said Chief
pf Police Eberstein.
' Since then over 234 violations have
been reported to the police depart
ment. Insane Man Thinks He
Is Squirrel Police Called
Denver, Oct. 12. Arthur G. Seav-.
r, 30, inmate of the insane ward ol
the Denver County hospital, was de
termined to prov his contention that
he was a "human squirrel" He es
caped from the institution and it re
quired several members v of. the po
lice department arid part of the city's
fire apparatus to shake him from the
topmost branch of a tree in the resi
dential section, vhere he had slept
Bee want ads are business getters.
Jewelry Valued at $250 Stolen
By Man Who Sets Fire to .
- House to Hide
, Detectives investigating the theft
of $250 worth of jewelry from the
home of A. J. Burdin, 2026 Grand
avenue, that was discovered after
firemen extinguished a mysterious
blaze in the rear of the Brrdin home
Monday night, say the thief evidently
dropped a lighted match while, ran
sacking a clothes closet.
None of the Burdin tamilv was
home at the time. The blaze 'was
discovered at 7:30 by a passing
Discovery of the theft of a jewel
box and a purse containing $12.50
was made shortly after the fi'emer
left the place.
The blaze was confined to the rear
of the Burdin home. Damage to
the house and furnishings amounts
to fully $1,000, Mr. Burdin said. He
carried no .insurance.
, Nine Other Burglaries.
The captain of fire station No. 14,
Iw-entyfirst and Lake streets, told
Mrs. Burdin that no one except Bre
men entered the house during the
Nine other burglaries were report
ed to police durinjr the night. In
cne case a watch dog, frightened an
Fred Turnbloom. 5802 North Thir
tieth' street, found his dog. "Prince "
baying beneath 'a window . from
which a screen had been removed.
He went through the house and, find-J
mg noining missing, came 10 inc
conclusion that "Prince" had fright
ened, the burglars away.
A fast talking maeazinc salesman
who visited the nome of C. B. Sorde-1
leb, 604 South Twenty-eighth street,
is suspected by Mrs. Sordeleb of
haying stolen $27 from a dresser.
Wrangel Launches Driye
Against Sixth Army of Reds
Sebastopol, Oct. 12. (By.. The
Associated Press.) General Wran
gel; the anti-bolshevik leader, has
launched his expected offensive
against the new Sixth army of the
soviet forces, sheltered behind the
Dnieper. General Wrangel is car
rying out a pinching movement con
verging on the town of Kakhovka,
northeast of Kherson.
Wool Yarn in Canada
Makes a Sensational
Drop in Price of $1.40
Montreal, Oct. 12. The retal
price of Canadian 'woolen yarn male
a sensational drop this week when
Rely on Cuticnra
Amp ta ), Otatmnt to Mh Jilm to pew-
-Mem kaafc oitksal v$mtm
If HUNT'S Salve fall la tht
treatment of I TCH. KCZKMA,
RINOWORM, TETTER ar
atbtrltehln kfadtiena. Try
a 71 mm bo our tufe.
Sherman at McCaamell Drue Co.
Found at last a perfect phonograph
Schmoller & Mueller
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vvv vmv J -
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Not the slightest vibration to offend the most sensi
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X I1C lTXW IXJJL highly tempered Swedish
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lease of tension is imperceptible in the turning of the
1'ccord. No clicking or grinding can be heard. ,
Tl focA S simple and unobtrusive that
l llv VilOC any one of them will harmon
ize with the furnishings of a modest home, yet their lines
are of such grace and exquisite proportions that they
are 'a fitting ornament to any home, however preten
tious. . ' .
TllC PtlCC Is substantially less than other phonographs of high type.
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signed -the tone chamber; craftsmen constructed the cabinets.
SCHMOLLER c MUELLER
The Oldest nd
House in the West
Phone Douglas 1623
Z14, nt, 1x8
ihe price of the cheapest grade came
down from $3.25 a pound to $1.85.
This is the first manufactured srti.'le
to reflect the very low values of
raw wool, although it is thought by
woolen manufacturers here that
Koods by the ard will soon be
brought down also by the action of
Drugs also are following the
downward trend Camphor, which
during the war cost $5 a pound, can
now be bought for $1.25. Turpen
tine has dropped $1.25 a gallon
wholesale, while cocaine is now only
?S an ounce.
Missouri and Louisiana capitalists
will invest more than $UXKJ000 in
carbon works to be erected at Mon
30 Per Cent of Stockholders iu
Pennsylvania Railway Women
New York, Oct. 12.The state
ment of stockholders of the Penn
sylvania Railroad company for last
August, compared with August, 1919,
shows the number of shares out
standing to be 9.985.314; stockhold
ers, 128.363, an increase of 15.440;
average holdings of shares, 77.70, a
decrease of 10.64.' The number of
women stockholders is 61,389, an in
crease of 6,198. Percentage of stock
held by women, 30.97, an increase of
90 per cent.
In Canada the international trade
unions have a ;otal membership of.
about 200,000. i
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x vm wife riSx w --Af w
FASHION PARK DESIGNING ROOMS
WHEN SELECTING YOUR FALL SUIT MAKE
IT YOUR BUSINESS TO PAY A PRICE WHICH
ESTABLISHES CONFIDENCE AND. BRINGS UN-"
QUESTIONED QUALITY. CHOOSE A TYPE OF .
GARMENT WHICH OUR DESIGNING ROOMS
AT FASHION PARK HAVE MADE SUBSTANTIAL
IN STYLE AND WHICH THE FASHION
PARK TAILOR SHOPS HAVEGIVEN THE
CLASS OF DEVELO PMENT WARRANTED
TO SAFEGUARD YOUR PURSE AND AP
PEARANCE FOR AS LONG A PERIOD AS YOU
F E EL JUSTIFIED IN EXPECTING)
YOU HAVE THE UNQUALIFIED ASSURANCEIoi OUR.
SELVES AND OUR TAILORS THAT EVERY ITEM,
FROM THE COPYRIGHTED 'STYLE EFFECT TO
THE NEEDLE-WORK. MATERIAL AND METHODS
IS EXCEPTIONAL. THEY WILL CONTRIBUTE TO
YOUR SATISFACTION AND SECURE ULTIMATE
ECOtyOMy. THE, FOREGOING STATEMENTS ARE
MADE WITfi THE FULLEST CONFIDENCE THE
CONFIDENCE WHICH RESULTS FROM BEING INS
TIMATELY ASSOCIATED IVITH AN INSTITUTION OF
NATIONAL PROMINENCE WHICH PRODUCES RELU
ABLE CLOTHES OF EXTRAORDINARY VALUE.
CUSTOM SERVICE WITHOUT
THE ANNOYANCE OF A TRY ON v ,
READ YT O-P U T-0 N
TAILORED AT FASHION PARK
ALWAYS PRICED TO WARRANT VALUE
2 sr tify tf "Tht Mm, 4 hok m drus it ritJj
MEN'S, YOUNG MEN'S AND YOUNCER YOUNG MEN'S CLOTHING
Entire Second Floor Main Building and Annex
JOHN A SWANSON.PRts.
WM I HOL7MAN.TM..
CORRECT APPAREL FOR MEN AND WOMEN
Doing things out of
the ordinary, such as
awakening interest in
true values, induces
this store this week to
offer the great buying
public a week of bar
Jet Oil Shoe Poliih
Wood Clothes Pint
2 dona pin In package '
n n nil n n HTV si
Eadeo Slot Kins
Because of the splendid work of the Omaha firemen dur
ing the fire which visited our store Friday night the damage
was confined mostly to the second floor, which contained our
Ladies' Apparel Department. This department must of neces
sity be closed to await action of the insurance adjusters.
Our Men's Store on the main floor is open for business,
and unusual offerings preVail.
Payments on accounts should be made in the regular way
at third floor main offices.
Watch the papers for further" particulars as to the gigan
tic closing out of all smoke and water damaged merchandise.
1417 DOUGLAS STREET
The Advertising Columns of The Bee
Offer Many,, Attractive Bargains Today
Onion Outfitting Co,
Sale of Bed Linens
For Next Saturday
Score of High Grade Bed
Spreads, Pillow Cates'and
Sheet at About x Price
Offers Rare Opportunities
for the Housewife to .
This wall be one of the most
important events held at the
Union Outfitting: Company this
season from a standpoint of value-giving.
It may be months be
fore another sale of this kind
will be duplicated. "After care
ful observation of the market
conditions, a large purchase of
Bed Linens was made at excep
tional price concessions. .
Hundreds of women are of
fered the opportunity of par
special purchase for they come
ticipating in the profits of this
to this sale and choose beautiful
Bedspreads, Sheets and Pillow
Cases at about half their regular
price. The assortment embraces
a wide1 range of desirable qual
ities and patterns which will give
long service.1 '
, This sale is only further .evi
dence of the great buying power
of the Union Outfitting Com
pany, located just outside tht
High Rent District. As always,
you make your own terms.
Bee wan cU v brst business
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