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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1920.
Three Men Released Recently
' by Clark Were City Cases,
Judge Says In Refusing
' . to Back Down.
, ' "My order df several weeks ago
standi and Mayor Smith has not at-
tempted to question it," said District
' Judge Troup yesterday 'when asked
concerning three pardons issued re
cently by Mayor Smith and honored
' by Sheriff flark.
', -"Those were mere police court
; Uses for fighting and drunkenness
and the men were sent, up on city
? mittimuses," said Judge Troup. "My
- order concerned persons sent to the
county jail after hearing in district
court on appeal from the city police
' court. . I said the mayor had no
rfght to pardon such persons and that
I would see tojt that he did not par
; don any more such persons"
I Judge Troup .issued orders to
Sheriff Clark aid County "Jailer
i Clayton several weeks ago to refuse
i to honor pardons issued by Mayor
1 Smith in appealed cases or police
court cases brought nnder state
' 'statutes. . . ' ,
'He did this-after the mayor had
. pardoned three men serving sen-
tences approved by the district court
j tor speeding in automobiles and driv
r ing while intoxicated. ...
f Deputy.' Sheriff Foster said that
Troun's order had not1
' been changed and that Mayor Smith
had not attended to issue any par
dons in, such cases.
' "We shall certainly refuse to honor
the mayor's parddns'if he issues any
in appealed or state cases, said os-
' ter '' ' ' '
Nebraska Burbank .
Grows Huge. Potatoes
; On Holt County Ranch
Somebody's Error Results in $13,134.60
Default Judgment Against Taxi Owner
' Somebody's mistake in a damage
suit for $25,000 In district court may
cost the Central 'faxi Livery com
pany or the Lion Bonding company
Judgment for that sum was en
tered by District Judge Troup by
default in the suit brought by Hon
ora Carey, administratrix of the es
tate of William J. Carey, killed in
an automobile accident at Thir
teenth and Martha streets August 22.
"It was a peculiar case," said
Judge Troup. , "Althougfh summons
were served on the president of the
defendant company, no answer was
filed nor other action taken by de
"My, my " exclaimed Hymie Bor-
iT, president ot the taxi company,
when notified of the judgment yes
terday I turned that over Jio the
4-iun uonaing company, where I am
But E. K. Leigh, head of the cas
ualty department of the insurance
company, declared that no notifica
tion of the suit had been received.
..He said he didn't know what action
would be. taken nosv that the judg
ment has been entered in court.
Judge Troup said the judgment
was based on the life expectancy and
earning power of the deceased.
Sale of "Church
Wines" Here to Be
Probed by State
Assistant Attorney General,"
Scenting Wholesale Liquor
Traffic, Plans Sweeping
O'Neill, Neb., Oct. 20. (Special.)
A field of potatoes from which the
tubers average slightly-over a pound
in weight is the result of. three years
experimenting by.R. H. Murray, the
Holt countv Burbank. The variety
Kmilrht in nerfection bv Mr. Mur
uiHVlv known as the Ne-
?braska buckwheatt"king, is a high y
developed cross , between the Early
Ohio and' the Early Rose and is
peculiarly adapted; to. Nebraska clr-ma-tic
. The yield is unusually heavy, even
it a most produttive potato coun
try, and the spuds exceed in size the
prize specimens of the irrigated sec
tions, which they also excel ift that
they are not hollow or mushy in the
center. Two acres of the field raised
this year produced potatoes some of
which weighed two and: three-quarter
. The potatoes ar too, large for
commercial use, but make excellent,
seed, for which purpose they are to j
be used. The new spud, is scale
resisting and grows without blemish,
where other varieties do not tnrtve
Prominent Jeffersta J
County Man Dies at Jansen
Fan-bury, iNeo. uct. pe,ciat
John P. Thicssen is dead at his
hdme in Jansen. He represented
Jefferson county in. the legislature
from 1907 to 1911 and tor many
years was the president of the State
bank of lansen. Until recently ne
was . manager dtf the Jansen Tele
phone company and president of
the Jefferson County Live- Stock as
sociation. . ;
For 20 years Mr. Thiessen farmed
near Jansen and later conducted ar.
implement and-hardware business in
Fairbury and Jansen. ,His wife and
six children survive 'him, all living
in Jansen. W '
Nebraska Odd Fellows
Parade in Hastings
' Hastings, Neb.,' Oct. 20. (Specill
Telegram.) One of the longest pa
rades ever seen in Hastings was held
by the Odd Fellows .jn annual con
vention here; A number tf cities
sent floats and there were many uni
formed men in line.. L
Election of grand lodge officers
and selection of place for- next year's
meeting will take' place Thursday.
A joint memorial service was held
and the Odd Fellow initiatory work
was exemplified by the Fairbury de
gree team. s
Sale of wines in Omaha for
religious and sacramental purposes
is to be thoroughly investigated b
federal orohibitioh agents and oi
ftcials from the office of the county
Plans for .the investigation were
announced yesterday by A. C. Mun
ger, assistant attorney general of
Nebraska, in Central police court in
hearing of a case against Joe Batt,
1612 California street.
- Batt was arrested last week on a
charge of illegal possession of liquor
when Officer Summitt confiscated
several gallons of various wines
found in his home.
Batt is proprietor of a grocery
store at 604 North Sixteenth street,
and has been fined $100 twice ton
two counts of illegal possession of
liquor. " '
Eatt is Jewish. . Attorney Sugar
man bolstered up his defense with
the argument that "Batt held the
liquor v found in his home for sale
tp Omaha Jews observing Jewish
feasts, holidays and. the Passover, ac
cording to their Biblical custom.
.Affidavits were presented in court
117 P- HUPP, of Akron, Ohio.
who says he would not
take one thousand dollars for the
good Tanlac has done him. De
clares his health has been fully
restored and that he has gained
over 20 pounds. ; !
that Batt had purchased the liquor
found in his home from the Midwest
Church company, a Catholic concern,
which sells liquors for religious and
Judge Foster interpreted the fed
eral law permitting the sale of wines
for deligious use, especially for
Jewish rites, as meaning that the
purchaser must present affidavits
countersigned - by the rabbi of tiis
Batt, whose case had thus become
a test case in police court, was dis
missed, on the charge of illegal pos
session. Every attempt that has been made
to send black mint plants, from
which menthol oil and crystals are
derived, from Japan tof the United
States has ended in failure.
Dean of Amherst
Here by Alumni
George U. Ulds, on Way to
Pacific Coast, Meets Former
Students During x
George D. Olds, dean and acting
president of Amherst college. Is
stopping in Omaha on his way to
the Pacific coast to attend alumni
meetings, in celebration of the cen
tennial of the college.
Ten local Anrherst "grads" and
two from Lincoln greeted their
tormer professor in the University
club rooms Tuesday night.
Various stories were told of he
boyhood days of "Cal" Codllidge,
'55, whom Professor Olds had as a
student in his mathematics class in
1891. -V . ,
(Three "Red Heads."
Governor Cool id ge, Vice presiden
tial , candidate, when in his fresh-
roan year at Amherst wis one of
three "red heads." In getting ac
quainted with his class, Professor
Olds singled out the "red" trinity:
"Cal" would not sav much. .He was
always a steady student, who prac
ticed the motto that ' brevity is the
soul of wit," according to Professor
Confident of Election.,
Prof. Olds Is confident that uover-
Lack of Room Compels Us to Slaughter the Prices
a Wonderful Opportunity to Purchase High
1- 1 1-1.1-
Pianos, Players and Phonographs
At Unthinkably Low Prices
This beautiful $800 Player Piano, the very latest 1920 model,
very modern attachment, with bench, scarf atad $10 hN r?
worth of music, only. ........ rr. . ivvvU
Probe Commitment of
. Man to Insane Asylum
Hebron, Neb., Oct. 20. (Special.)
District Judge Brown granted a
writ of habaes corpus in the case of
Fred Bostleman, who is confined at
Ingleside on an insanity charge. It
is ordered that Bostleman be brought
here Friday when inquiry will be
made as to whether he was legally
committed to the institution. Bost
leman was charged with the murder
of his' daughter, Freda' Bostleman,
who died under suspicious circum
stances last spring. '
Eastern Cement Company
i Sampling Nebraska Soil
Fairbury, Neb, Oct. 20.-(SpeciaL)
Two large drills are operating on
the George Cox farm six miles noth
west of Fairbury. An eastern ce
ment company are paying for the
experiment. Sixty holes will be
drilled, some of them to a depth
of 75 feet and samples of the earth
at different depths sent east for
The cement company has leased
1.500 acres with the option of pur
arising within 90 days. " .
Keith County Community
Club Hears Talk on Traffic
Ogallala, Neb., Oct. 20. (SpeciL)
The Keith County v Community
club was addressed by E. I. John
son, traveling passenger agent of the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul rail
road, on "Traffic Congestion at the
Big Terminal Points," iti connection
with the study of railroad conditions
recently taken up by the club as a
part of fits work for the betterment
sf freight service irt thecounty. .
Auto Sets Barn pn Fire.. ,
Colnmbus, NebV Oct. 20. (Spe
cial.) A barn belonging to Joe
Fisher was burned to the ground
here when his automobile caught
fire in the bam: He was unable to
get thenar out,. - , wr't- .
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"I would not take one thousand;
dollars for the'gooA Tanlac did me,"
said W. P. Hupp,W39 Camden St.;
Akron, Ohio, for the past ten years
a valued employee with the Fire
stone Tire and Rubber Co. .
"I will always owe a great debt of
gratitude to Tanlac," ha said, "be
cause it restored my health com
pletely after everything else failed,
and I have gained over twenty
pounds. I can now eat better, sleep
better and work better and I feel
like a brand-new man. '
"Before taking Tanlac I suffered
night and day from indigestion and
my stomach was terribly disordered.
I was nervous and weak and could
neither eat nor sleep to do any good.
I seemed to be poinar down hill every
day for six years. Finally, my con
dition became so rundown that I lost
one or two lays from work every
week. But, now since my troubles
have been overcome, I can hold mv
own with any man at the plant, and
often ajter working hard all day. I
put -in' overtime at night and feel
none the worse from it. I just seem,
to be full of new life and energy.
After seeing the good Tanlac did
me, my wife began taking the medi
cine and now she says she feels bet
ter than she has in years. '
"Tanlac certainly beats anything I
ever saw in my life." ' ,
Tanlac is sold in Omaha at all
Sherman & McConnell Drug Com
pany's stores. Harvard Pharmacy
and. West End Pharmacy. Also
Forrest and Meany Drug Company
in South Omaha and Benson Pharm
acy, Benson, and the leading drug
gist in each city and town through
out the state of Nebraska.
Brand new $600 pianos, latest design, beautiful burl
walnut, San Domingo mahogany or quarter-sawed oak
only $395. '
Big Reductions in Emerson Pianos
1 We must reduce our stock. tCompare 'our prices
with Eastern prices. .
; Style 1 New York price, $750; our price during
this sale,' $650; freight and war tax paid by us.
Style 2 New York price, $800; our price, $675;
freight and war tax paid By us.
,We have m number of used pianos every one guaranteed at
practically your own price. .Terms, on Any of them to suit your
convenience. A small payment down, balance long time.
No matter where you live, take advantage of this sale, mark
with (X) piano interested in and write today. . '
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SCHMOLLER & MUELLER
So. 15th St. I PIANO CO. Doug. 1623.
The Largest Music House in the West.
to a Dyspeptic
Value Yoiur Eyes?
JO?0 11 Jre of earing for tba
rSmi L?ome-, K I br mor. than
a million people who ear for Uwir era
as they car for their teeth : to cleanse
and preeerre them. .If yon are notone
ri.t?en"llmo-2JolB heirnks todiS?
r? "om Treatment Outfit from your
leelinf en nA k. Au - .
Will ,.L. T! VSCelaOWM U T1UOQ
your day's work
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icbt.lt It MM
Give the Stomach Help to Dieeit
Food and to Offset the Ten
d e n c y to Acidity. Use
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets.
lat wnoiesi advice to starve your
way xo stomaen neaitn is mighty poor
Judgment. Only the most robust consti
tution can stand such a strain. If you
, in a Uurry
For reel effectiveness, this old ?
- lioine-made lemedy has DO equal.
Easily and cheaply prepared.
cannot eat, if what you eat slurs, if your'
inaicestions rouows certain foods that
cause heartburn, sour stomach, or Basal-
ness try Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets. And
if there is a feeling- as if your stomach
had turned into concrete these tablets help
digest the food and ,thu.. bring relief.
Many physicians write "Stuart's Dyspep
sia Tablets as directed"' on a prescription
blank when patients are distressed with
frenuent attacks of indigestion.
They furnish the alkaline effect to off
set acidity of the stomach and Also pan
creatin to aid intestinal digestion of
. Get S ao cent box at any drasf store,
eat what you enjoy, take a tablet or two
after meals, and thus avoid th distress
due to indigestion or dyspepsia. ;
Going t6 . the theater? Consult
The Bee theater advertisements,
xou'll never Know now ouiefciv a
bad cough can be conquered, until you
try this famous old home-made rem-1
cay. Anyone who has couched all
day and all night, will lay that the
immediate relief given is almost like
magic. It is very easily prepared,
and there is nothing better for coughs.
Into a i pint-bottle, put 2 ounces
of Pinex; then add plain granulated
sugar syrup to make a full pint. Or
you can use clarified molasses, honey,
or corn. syrup, instead of sugar ayru'p.
Either way, the full pint saves about
iworthirde of the money usually
pent' for cough preparations, and
gives you a more positive, effective
, remedy. It keeps perfectly, and
tastes pleasant children like it.
. You can feel this take hold instantly,
: soothing and healing the membranes
in all the air passages. It promptly
loosens a dry, tight cough, and soon
you will notice the phlegm thin out
ana disappear. A day's use will usually
break up an ordinary throat or chest
cold, and it is also snlendid for bron-.
chitis, croup, hoarseness, and bron
Pinex ii a most valuable concen
trated compound of genuine Norway
pine extract, the most reliable rem
edy for throat and chest ailments.
To avoid disappointment, ask your
druggist for "2V4 ounces of Pinex"
with directions and don't accept any
. thing else. Guaranteed to give abso
lute satisfaction or money refunded.
The-Pinex Co., Ft Wayne, Ind.
m, lottanftr Shin Disease
r -,. t
. We nave witnessed such remarkable
; results with this soothing wm ef ells
that we otter you a bottle en the guarao
tee that unless It does the some far you.
tt costs rnu not a cent. 19c. cor n;l Si 00,
Five Sherman a McConnell Drug Stores.
nor Coolidge Will be the next vice
president of the United
f the United States. He
said that if the ticket ftas turned
"upside down" prospect! would be
Deiter ior me repuDiican party.
Amherst alumni who attended last
night's meeting included O. T. East
man, Randall Brown, Lawrence Mc
Cague, Robert McCague, John Mc
Cague, jr.; A, D. Cloyd, C. R, Bcldcn
and Warren Brcckenridge. ' all of
Omaha, and Paul Good ,and K. K.
Grainge of Lincoln.
Prof. Olds is stopping with C. R.
Beldcn at the Blackstone hotel. He
will leave -tonight for the west coast.
Dances in Schools Opposed.
The Omaha Christian Endeavor
union went on record as opposed toJ
the idea of permitting dances in pub-1
lie .Schools at the regular monthlv
meeting Tuesday night at First Pres
byterian church. Elmer E. , Thomas
spoke to the meeting on law viola
tions in Omaha and the part they
might play in law enforcement.
Chicago Niirse to
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Miss Dolty Twicheil to Urge
Demobilization of Those In
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Miss Dolly Twiehell, Chicago, in
Omaha to address the 15th annual
convention of the Nebraska State
Nurses,' association at Hotel Fon
tanel lc, declared there are three
problems in nursing, ervice which
nave engaged the attention of the
profession during the last two years.
These are demobilization of army
nurses and" restoring them to nor
ma4 practice; the extension of coift
munity nursing in rural districts;
arid development of class instruction
in home nursing. i
Ninety delegates from all parts of
the state are enrolled at the con
vention. Miss Ethel J. ' Odegard,
Hastings, spoke on training courses
Tuesday morning. Miss Grace V.
Bradley, state president, recom
mends nursing courses in the pub
lic schools. . '
In the afternoon". Miss Florence
McCabe, Omaha visiting Nurits'
association, spoke, as did Dr. Her
mand Schulte, Creighton College of
Medicine, and Supt. J. 41. Beveridge
of the Omaha public schools. ' '.
A new vacuum cletnef .for auto
mobiles is operated by a car's x
III No "curV'-but help tore- '
ww duct paragrsats of
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w '-a w i w u
Sage TtUHt forrcraiiTS fi utm'
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You Assuredly Will Never Have a Greater Incentive for
"Saving . While Buying "-rThan the .Opportunity Presented You
v Thursday In Our Sale of -; r
Oyer 100 Exclusive Pattern Hatis,
X'-':. . Regularly $15 to $27.50 ;
Panne Velvst -All
Feathe . -Metallic
Silk Lyons Velvet V '
Fancy Fabric Braids '
Furs and Ostrich
The, most superb collection of the latest Mfllinerynodes ever offered in a sale like this. Every model is made by hand,
theref ore there are no two alike, in colork shape or trimming. ' 1 ti-sV '
Every hat is "exclusively individual in.style line, material, trimming. EVery hat is the production of a specialist de- '
signer from the greatest of our American Millinery houses. k
:-ri fhis Assemblage An
- 1 s. Large Picture Models, Extravagantly Trimmed ;
'-I t. . bress Hats of Strlklng,Simpllcity
Street Hats' in Off-the-face Styles, Becomingly Soft of Line
Smart Turbans, Original in Shape and Draping
Darlnglv Flared Hats, Rich in Color, Design and Fabric '
Hats of Brilliant Colors, Hats of All One Color, Wata of
rf Close Fitting Toques, Chic and Distinctive ...
Millinery Shop Second Floor h
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( - , 1417 Douglas Street i fi:
Grow Greater Ei3ry
i ( v in thts phenomenal disposal of man
$80,000 Stock of Women's and Misses'
Less, Than Half Map ufacturer's Cost
Are the Prevailing Reductions in This Cremt
. ' " Women from every section of the city are taking the full
est advantage of these truly sensational savings. This im
mense stq"k was subject to the odor of smoke otherwise it
is as fresh as the day it was unpacked.- Come early . and get
your share of the wonderful values. v-
Tailored Suits '
Smart Dresses MOST STARTLING PRICE
Cloth Coats; SHATTERING EVER
Credit as Usual
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