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THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1320.
Wild West Shows
Colorado Delegate, in Final
Meeting, Says Alleged
Cruelty of Frontier
Day Must Go.
, The 44th annual meeting of the
American Humane association, - in
progress since Monday, ended yes
terday with resolutions of thanks
10 the newspapers, to the Hotel
J Fonterielle management and those in
Omaha in chargs of entertainment
arranged for delegates who came
from all parts of the country.
The last thing done by the
humanitarians w?$ to take a. slap
at certain alleged cruelties existing
in wild west shows. They must go,
Frederick B. Fanger,' the Colorado
While referring to tjie exhibitions
in question as wild west shows, Mr.
l-'anger remarked that in every
community in which fhey were per
mitted they were called by different
names, such as the Rodeo in Cali
fornia, .Frontier Days in Wyoming;
Stampede in Tex ts and so on.
.Wild West Shows Scored.
A typical wild west exhibition, he
said included riding bucking burros,
relay race for cow girls, relay race
for cowboys, fancy trick riding,
cow-pony race, Roman standing
race, bull dogging steers and roping
"Of the number named," he said,
"not (one of them actually takes
w -piace on the rang; in tnc business ot
lierding cattle, with the exception of
J i steer roping. The so-called sports
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turn away . in disgust might be
summed up under the heading of
riding buckirfg broncos, steer
roping, bull dogging and wild hor&e
A general discussion followed. A
delegate from Wyoming stated that
1'0 per cent of the people of the
s-tatc favored the . Frontier day and
reat drtticu'.ty would , be encoun
tered in abolishing it.
Dr. William O. Stillman, president
of the. association, stated that com
mercial clubs in many cities en
couraged such entertainments.
Doctor Stillman stated that he
wired yesterday to the president of
the national association of commer
cial club secretaries in sesfion at Chi
cago protesting against further en
couragment Of such entertainments.
The selection of the next meeting
place was left to the board of di
rectors to decide at a iuture dat.
Philadelphia and Fort Worth both
j want the 1921 meeting,
t A proposition is under discussion
f to divide the society and have one
! section devoted entirely to animal
1 humane work while the other would
, look after the children's welfare.
An attempt to pass a resolution
against children's insurance failed.
The association went on record as
i( .'sympathizing with the Colorado 'so
ciety in its fight to keep a statute on
' the books forbidding the writing of
y such insurance. . w
r JJVife Asks Hubby to
i - Meet Her here; then
' Causes His rresjt
' When John T. Tranel, a traveling
salesman for the Cram Atlas com
' pany, Chicago, answered a summons
from his wife, Mrs. Anna Maurer
Tranel, - daughter , of Ed Maurer,
iormer Omaha restauranteur, to
come' to" Omaha and meet her here,
he unwittingly placed himsetf in the
hands ot a deputy snerur, wno
brought him to District Judge Sears'
couruyesterday to answer a charge
The Tranels weremarried in pma
ha, January 14. 192ft Last Monday
Mrs. Tranel filed suit for divorce
from her husband in the district
court, alleging that he has been cruel
and- that -re-ued -$1,600 of her,s for
' Judge Sears decreed that 'Tranel
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should pay his-vvuc a montn,
S20 every two weeks, and that he
should return her rings. He was
vlaced under '$5,000 bond to guar
antee the fulfillment of the decree.
Mrish of Nebraska Will
Pray for Hunger Strikers
The Friends of Irish Freedom
have asked all of the Catholic clergy
of this . state to .offer prayers for
the hunger strikers in Ireland. Next
ursday hat been, designates -as
occial memorial day. There will
be no demonstration in Omaha, ac-
iJbrding to announcement
f On Friday evcning'Noveraber 12,
at the Brandeis theater, Rev. Owen
Lovejoy, representing the Protes
tant Friends of Ireland, will speak
on "Irish Freedom." '
Soldier Makes Flight ,
; In Balloon to Win Bars
Lieut. Col. Thjmas F. Baldwin
and Maj. W. F. Pearson, who came
to Fort Omaha last week to take in
struction in balloon flying, left yes
terday for Arcadia. Cat., where
ihey will complete their training in
.i the balloon corpse. 4
Master Electrician M. E. Mans
field m.-tle his solo flight yesterday,
in a balloon. This .is one of the
ti.ghts required,of a student before
iualifying tor commission in the
La'loon corps. .
, Man Leaves Wife Married
After Cyclone Courtship
Charles M. Hancock walked into
the Harmony cafeteria, 1509 Harney
street, September 10 at 1 in the after
noon, with two hanger cravings to
satisfy food and love. He . dis
posed of the first in jig time, then
languidly let his gaze" fall on
Bertha, a waitress. At J'thev were
married. .Four days later he de
camped, Bertha Hancock, his wife,
told District Judge Sears yesterday,
Tno , granted Bertha a divorce.
Veteran Conductor Dies.
Superior, Neb., Oct. 28. (Special
Telegram.) Robert" Reilly, one oi
the Burlington's oldest conductors.
, who. died at St. Joseph, is to be
buried here Sunday,
mew , ism ncn
"It is fascinating to meet such a
"After I have been playing to
for the next Month '
, Brief City News
Soldiers to Fort Crook Company
E. 49th infantry, Kort Snelling, has
been ordered to proceed Lto Ifort
Crook, for duty. . Two' offl&jrs and
60 men will thus be added to the
personnel of the local post
Charged With Shooting Luciano
Radicia, jr., is on trial in District
Judg-e Troup's court, charged with
shooting with intent to -kill. His
father was tried and acquitted sev
eral months ago on a murder
charge. ... ' ;
Meeting Postponed The meeting
of the volunteer' traffic officers,
scheduled for last night, when they
were to have been given detailed. in
structions, Was called off because-of
the large number ot other njeetings
prevailing. . . ,
To s Give Dance The Beacon
Booster club of Beacon lodge No.
20. I. O. O. F., will give a dance Sat
urday evening at the Odd Fellows'
hall. Fourteenth and Douglas streets.
This is the first of a series of enter
tainments' proposed by thfs' club.
Denman Improves King. Den
man; manager of the Truck and
Tractor corporation of Omaha, who
became infected with blood poison
ing while on a hunting trip near
Dubois, Wyo., last week, was reoort
ed improved at the Jmmanuel "hos
pital yesterday. ' ' . ,
Boy Needs - Bicycle Clement
Mertz, Bee carrier, 4220 Farnam
street, issues an appeal to the per
son who took his bicycle from the
basement of . St. Cecilia school.
Thirty-ninth and Webster . streets,
Tuesday afternoon. The lad needs
hls wheel t0 carry "papers.
Gypsies Hunt Homes Two hun
dred gypsies were out scouring for
homes yesterday when ordered by
the police to vacate their camp at
Thirteenth and Missouri avenue by 4
yesterday afternoon, following a pe
tition signed by 400 citizens of the
South Side requesting their removal.
Mother Recovering Sirs. Helen
Bender, '241G South Nineteenth
street, foster mother of Hazel Ben-,
der. 17, committed a month ago toj
the girls' industrial home at Geneva
for. incorrigibility, who was reported
dying at St. Joseph hospital Wednes
day, was much improved yesterday.
Kills Self When Rudolph Isaac?
son, 1012 South Eleventh street, re
turned home for lunch at 11 o'clock
yesterday morning he found his'
mother. Mrs. Carrie Isaacson, dead
from the effects of inhaling . gas
from two wide-open jets. - Ill health
was assigned as the reason for her
suicide. She is survived by her hus
'They Work- while you Sleep"
Stop growling around like a cross
bull pup. You are constipated, bil-0'.i-yo-j
need Cascarcts tonight
Miro for liver and bowels. Then you
J will wake uo w oni1rinB -what became
celebrated man. Tell me, when do
an appreciative audience. I ,don't
band. John, two sons and one
Warrants Issued Warrant's ' were
issued yesterday for the arrest of
Earl Wallen, 3831 Parker street; F.
Jj. Barnes, 4004 Hamilton Street, and
T. B. Baumgardner, Ak-Sar-Ben
den. when they failed to appear in
justice of the peace court-to answer
to the charges of fishing without
Retains Nam The name of the
Skinner plant will not be changed
when it will be opened under a
working agreement with the Jacob
Dold company within the next two
weeks, Paul Skinner, president, an
nounced yesterday. All' products
will bear the Skinner name, Mr.
Ride With "Dare Devil" Pressure
of business prompted two Omaha
live stock men to take a chance with
William F. Brooks, daring stunt avi
ator of Blair, who appeared in po
lice court Wednesday in answer to
charges of "reckless driving," and
were whisked away skyward to Stan
ton. Neb., where they transacted a
Girls Discuss Iieague A dozen
girl employes in the city hall- lis
tened to Miss Louise Shumate, May
or Smith's secretary, expound league
of nations doctrines in the mayor's
private office yesterday. "They were
all republicans, .anyway," said Miss
Shumat, when, at the- closer of the
meetings, the girls seemed uncon
vinced. Woman Gets Long Term Five
years' imprisonment in" the Iowa
state reformatory at Rockwell City
was the record sentence meted out
to Mrs. Alice Randolph of DeWltt,
Neb., for the alleged theft of a car
belonging to J. A. Lyons, Birchwood
apartments, Omaha, at her trial,
held at Winterset, la. She has ap-'
pealed her case.
East for Harding County Clerk
Frank Dewey, returning from a two
weeks' trip to Washington, D. C,
and other eastern cities, said yester
day that not only dOea the entire
east seem to be overwhelmingly for
Harding and Coolidge, but even the
democratic states of Kentucky and
West Virginia appear to be strong
for the republican nominees.
Officer Iicaves Joseph P; Olan
don, 617 "South Thirty -first street,
formerly assistant, manager of the
Vanderslice-Lynds- company, grain
men, who was recently commls,
sioned first lieutenant in the quar-'
termaster corps, will leave for
Washington,' D. C, Saturday, to take
instruction in grave registration for
subsequent service in France. .
The first policewoman in America
is now a deputy sheriff in Maine.
of your, nervousness, sick'headaclic,
tad cold or upset stomach. Ko
triping no - Inconvenience.- Chil
dren love Cascarefcj, too. .10, 25, 50
cents. ,;,;: . . .
By Charles Dana Gibson
Copyrlfht Utt Pub. Co. y j
Published by Arrangement With Life. '
you do your best composing?"
expect to write anything now
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Wisner Man Thrilled ;
By Speed of Holdrege
1 Man Seeking Money
L'. C. Thernke, Wisner, Neb.,
thought he saw a daring robbery
being enacted in his room at the
Paxton hotel Monday night when a
man mysteriously,' dashed into his
room in the dead of night, and pulled
three bags containing something
that clinked familiarly,.' from under
the mattress upon which he had been
. The man had aroused him from a
refreshing slumber with a loud
knock and insisted upon being ad
mitted, claiming that he had left part
of his laundry in the room. After
a few movie-like maneuvers, the in
truder disappeared with ; the three
bags, locking the door on the out
side behind him.
Thernke turned the case over to
the police, who found the intruder
to be V. J. Newton, a respectable
citizen of Holdredge, Neb.,.- and it
was revealed that Mr. Newton had
returned for several bags he left in
the room, which he had previously
occupied. The bags were filled with
the Lace Curtain
at Bo wen's
Housewives who. are in need
of or desire new curtains for
their home will f ind at the
Greater Bowen Store this
week several thousand pairs
offered at astonishingly low
An enormous shipment
bought at low-ebb market en
ables this big, growing store
to meet the declining prices
in a most startling manner,
and following the policy and
custom of the store, we are
passing the values on to you.Vi
Included in the sale , are
fancy x voile curtains, fine
hemstitched scrim curtains.
Nottingham curtains, Brussels
web curtains, Marie An
toinette curtains, Irish Point
curtains and Filet net curtains.-
If you are at all desirous of
purchasing curtains at a sav
ing, yet at the same time se
curing the best for the money,
attend this sale. , We know
we have curtains you want;
curtains that will lend an ar
tistic finish to your rooms. ".
Norfolk Woman Killed.
Norfolk, Neb., Oct. 28. (Special
Telegram.) Mrs. Sherman Willey
is dead and her husband seriously in
jured at Tama, la., where their auto
mobile was struck by a street car.
Mr. and Mrs. Willey were old-time
Nebraskans and conducted the
Travelers hotel in Norfolk for sev
The logical time to
carpet your office, the
reception hall, living
room and bed room of.
your home is when it can
be done to. advantage
and at a saving. The H.
R. Bowen Store offers
thousands of yards of
the best carpeting made,
in beautiful weaves and
colorings at prices little
to be dreamed of this
early autumn. Measure
your rooms, then come
to this big, growing store
and select what you
want from our immense
You will find it money
to supply, the
things needed for your
home from the Bowen
store of Value-friving
In packagf 30 prrafrf by
ajMWai moiafara - proof wrapper.
JUao in romd AIR-TIGHT tint of 50.
Omalut Man Invents Device
He Claims Will Save Coal
Thomas G. Holt, ' 2520 Farnam
street, is preparing to market exten
sively a device of his own icntion
which,, he declares, will materially
reduce the coal required to heat the
Mr. Holt's apparatus consists of an
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This man received a very large salary for ten years, between the ages of 30 and
40, the most, productive period of every man V life; but he, like many other men,
was so self-confident, he gave no thought to the future. He and his family en
joyed all the luxuries of life, spending all of the income from month to month.
This man was taken suddenly ill, and was confined to his bed for many months, his
recovery left him heavily in debt and without his old position. He WASTED the
best years of his life; he had to start all over at the age of 40. ,
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: Get the Saving Habit?
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This man took great pride in himself as bemg a good pro-
. - v ' vider, by giving his family all the niceties of life ; but he,
" " - I ', in reality, did them a great INJUSTICE. Picture yourself at
. . the age of 401 Are you preparing for the RAINY DAYt
i - SAVE a little of your income EV35RY weeki Open a SAV-
! : INGS ACCOUNT in our SAVINGS DEPARTMENT. Be
This Clock Is Always Correct.
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BUT GENTLY, If possibly
TO AVOID Woodshed. . . .
YOU KNOW what chase.
OP GETTING Totec,
IN THE "SoM SottOC
WELL THERE W IM,
WHO RAN for 0004
ON THE BeptfbBcaa ghM,
IN GEORGIA, rf alt plm
AND WHEN tte
WERE FIGURED wrt,
HE HAD tworotw. 2-
ANOTHE election offldatt,
POR REPEATING. '
WHO WANT t rieat,
DONT DO ttvHfcvotaa,
GO TO Mm amoke akop.
AND CAST a lmQot. '
THEN YOU'LL "repeat"
YOU JUST can't help it.
AND NO elecUon offlclaL
CAN PINCH you. either.
FOR "COMING back."
IN FACT, we hear.
FOUR MILLION smokers.
OF THIS cigarette.
air-tight metal, cylinder attached to
rhe top of a liot-air furnace, with a
rubber diaphragm at its top., As the
temperature changes the diaphragm
moves and operates a plunger which
opens or, closes the furnace drafts.
By this means, Mr. Holt says the
temperature of the house may be
kept uniform and waste may be
prepared if an emergency should
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O other candidate has &haneevit& Chet-
tarfietds in the
smokers hare picked Cbeatexfields, and every
return swells the votes. It sorely is a land
slide for the "satisfy" platform. Are you. on?
N l.ii " u '
arise. WHO KNOWS! .
of PERSONAL Attention,
16th and Farnam t.'
With ackaowlodgmanU to K. C. B.
ronninr. Over foor million
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