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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 3, 1920)
THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 3. 1920.
Want to Move;
.Wife Alleges That Husband i
Took Furniture Out of
Home During Absence
- Charges Extreme Cruelty.
Mary T. Ryau prefers to live in
Thomas Ryan wishes to change
hi residence to Sioux City.
They were married 20 years ago
at St. Augustine, 111., and own their
home at 4W8 North Twenty-fourth
Immediately after having lost a
replevin action brought by his wife
in municipal court, Mr. Ryan said
served with a summons yesterday by
a deputy sheriff, advising him that
his wife had started a divorce action
in district court.
The case, which was heard yester
day by Judge A. K. Baldwin in mu
nicipal court, and the allegations re
lated in Mrs. Ryan's .jetition for di-i
vorce stand on all fours.- '
-Mrs. Ryan testified that on No
vember 1 she went to Russell, Kan.,
for a visit for about 10 days; that
during her absence Mr. Ryan moved
most of the household goods from
their home and placed them in a
local storage house, with intentions
of moving them to Sioux City,
where she declined to go. She
brought a replevin action and re
covered the coods from storage.
In her divorce petition the wife
alleges that for a oeriod of three
years Mr. Ryan has been guilty of
extreme cruelty by striking her ana
usinar abusive language. She asks for
u decree of divorce ana alimony
''he also relates that her husband
ia a railwav mail clerk and earns
$250 per month. '.,
Shipping Dates Set
For Christmas Gifts
Information received yesterday
by llocal Red Cross chapter
states that Christmas packages for
men in the United Statgs military
service in Germany must be re
ceived at Ilobokcn, N. Y., not, later
than December 5. , Packages should
be addressed to general superin
tendent of army transport service,
Packages for service meri :n the
Tacific ocean stations should be re
reived by the depot quartermaster at
Fort Mason, San hrancisco. not
later than December S.1 '
Special parcels for Red Cross
workers overseas should be receivec
- at the American Rod Cross ware
house No. 24. Bush terminal.
Brooklyn, not later than Decem
ber 10.. . . . ., ,
' ' Restrictions are placea on tne size
and weight of packages and it is ex
pressly announced that no liquids,
glass or poisons shall be shipped.
Estate of Eckman
In Will Contest
Estate Goes to
Death of Wife Leaves Entire
Fortune in Gilt-Edged Seeu
rities to Mrs. Bertha
Offutt of Omaha. .
Mrs. Glendola Eckman.
I he "deathbed" will of the lats
l.llsworth M. Kckman, leaving his
entire $75,000 estate to the nurse-wife
whom he had married a month be
fore he died, and leaving nothing lo
ins two daughters. Mrs. fcnimet Man
non and Mrs. Frank Henry, of Oma
ha, was upheld by County Judge
Crawtord in a decision handed down
yesterday after a heating which took
live days in county court.
The daughters contested the claims
of the wife, alleging undue influ
ence had been exercised over the dy
ing man. He died August 9, 1920,
in a cottajre near Minneapolis. Minn.
J he will was made at Z:M m the
morning of the third day before
The contestants announced that
they will appeal the case to the dis
Water Manager Scores
Power Company Pleas
R. B. Howell, general managet of
the municipal water district, severely
scored the pleas of the Nebraska
Power company for increase in elec
tric and power rates in a statement
To offset the need of such an in
crease he recommended in a letter1, to
the Chamber of Commerce the con
sideration of the development of
electric energy through the construc
tion of one of Nebraska's great wa
ter power possibilities at the Onward
Omaha conference last evening'. Un
fortunately it could not be done as
the president, of the electric light
company was on the program, he
The late Casper E, Yost, chairman
of the board of directors of the Ne
braska Telephone Co., left his en
tire estate, valued at approximately
$500,000. to his only child, Mrs.
Bertha Yost Offut of Omaha.
The will was filed in county court
yesterday. It was signed July 22,
It leaves his property about equal
ly divided between his wife and his
daughter. Mrs. Yost died last Jauu
ary. Mrs. Offutt, the daughter, un
der the law therefore is the sole
Both Mrs. Yost and Mrs. Offutt
are named as executrices in the will.
Mrs. Offutt applied to act as exe
The estate consists almost entirely
of gilt-edged stocks, bonds, mort
gages and notes. Among other se
curities in various enterprises it in
cludes 269 shares 'of stock of the
United States National bank of
Omaha, valued at several hundred
dollars per share, and 378 shares
of American Telephone and Tele
graph Co. stock, quoted on the
stock .exchange at par.
Mr. Yost died in Los - Angeles,
Cal., November" 22. Burial was in
Omaha last Saturday.
RUPTURE EXPERT HERE
Famous in This Specialty
Called to Omaha.
Held for Embezzlement. ,
Norfolk, Neb.. Dm 2. (Special
Telegram.) S. B. Basslas was ar
. rested here bv Sherit: Smith on tele-
grapnic request uum " ...
.Tln, Colo., who says he is wanted
, " in that state for embezzlement and
mrarra Petition!. ',
t Kanrlneton against Herbert
Marie Oroomp against Vernon Grooms,
rAdorne ''Barron' against James Barron
, Divorce Decreet. .-.
Oscar Welker from f Anna Welker, fle-
"""AUce BeynoMs from T.obert Reynold
a fI.ela0Jullan from' William Julian, cruelty,
I'dtth Goft trom Harry Ooff. cruelty.
Anna Bcott from Jay Scott, cruelty.
Maria Iaak from Frank , , Daake,
Building Operations Show
Cains Over Year of 1919
Building operations in Omaha for
this year to December 1 were $13,-
-75,y55, as against $8,27,5,072 for the
corresponding period of last year.
Building operations last month
were $314,035; November last year,
The curved ends'of a new auto
mobile bumper can be drawn out
and locked around the front wheels
of a car to prevent theft.
F. H. SeeW of Chicago and Phil
adelphia, the noted truss expert, will
personally be at the Paxton Hotel
and will remain In Omaha Saturday
and Sunday only. Den. 4 and 6. r.
Seeley says: "The Spermatic Shlejd
will not only retain any case of rup
ture perfectly, but contracts the
opening in 10 days on the average
case. Being a vast advancement
over all former methods exempli
fying instantaneous effects immedi
ately appreciable and withstanding
any strain or position. This instru
ment received the only award in
England and in Spain producing re
sults without surgery, injectior.3.
medical treatment or prescriptions.
Mr. Seeley has documents from the
United States Government Wash
ington, 1). C, for inspection. All
charity cases without charge, or if
any interested :all, he will be glad
to show same without charge or fit
them if desired. Business demands
prevent stopping at any other place
in this section.
P. S. Every statement In this no
tice lias been verified before the Fed
eral and State Courts. F. H. Seeley.
Police Officer Who
Nipped Arson Plot
Low Rent location
of Union Outfitting
Co. Saves you za
to 50 on Toys
Santa Claut (Himself) Is
Present A $75.00 Toy
Elephant Given Away.
Children will be amazed at the
mammoth display of joymakers
and grown-ups will marvel at the
display of Educational Toys and
Mechanical Wonders that the in-
fc.Vvrs has created.
You will enjoy selecting toys
in the Union's Big Fairyland, as
everything is NEW. Last Christ
mas Eve they put everything left
over in a shoe box. And prices,
they are so low as to be almost
unbelievable,, due to the firm's
location Out of the High Rent
Now is the time to make selec
tions of toys as stocks are won
derfully complete. And, as al
ways, at the Union Outfitting
Company toys can be charged.
Big Value Giving,
3 Extraordinary Specials
Extraordinary Offer No. 1
v 185 brand new Wool Ve
lour, Tricotine, French
Serge, Fine Taffeta
Dresses of the season's
newest type; regular $25
to $35 values.
KEEP LOOKING Yl
It's Easy-Jf You Know Dr.
. Edwards' Olive Tabfcts
The secret of keeping young is to feel
young to do this you must watch your
fiver and bowels there's no need of
having a sallow complexion dark rings
under your eyes pimples a bilious
look in your face dull -eyes with no
sparkle. Your doctor will tell you
ninety per cent of all sickness comes
from inactive bowels and liver.
Dr. Edwards, a well-known physician
in Ohio, perfected a vegetable com
pound mixed will olive oil to act on
the liver and bowels, which he gave to
bispatients for years.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets, the.sub
stitute for calomel, are gentle in their
action yet ah ays effective. Tbey bring
iKjMit- that natural htiovanrv which all
'?f.ould enjoy by toning up the liver and
clearing the system 01 impunues.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets are known
Jv their olive color, 15c and 30c
Extraordinary Offer No. 2
200 fine Tailored Suits
fur trimmed, silk braid
trim, fancy silk linings ;
every one a brand new
suit; worth regular
$49.50 to $69.50.
Extraordinary Offer No. 3
100 fine Baffin Seal,
Hudson Seal, Yukon
S 6 a 1 Plush Coats,
some trimmed in real
raccoon, others are
trimmed in opossum.
Coats worth to $125.00 J
COLORADO LIGNITE COAL
SCREENED AT THE YARD AND DELIVERED TO YOU FOR
CONSUMERS COAL AfID SUPPLY CO.
"Dealer in Good Coal" ,
DOUGLAS 0530 DOUGLAS 0530
Flies to Valley
Omaha Inventor of "Baby
Ship" Makes Firet Flight
Iu Standard Machine.
Patrolman Toe Trselia who has
been commended bv Chief o Police
Eberstein and is to be awarded a
medal and cash purse for" his quick
work in snuffing out a burning fuse
leading to vessels of gasoline and
kerosene early last Monday morn
ing in the Italian-AmeriGan restau
rant, 120 South Fifteenth street.
Fireman sav an explosion might
have resulted which would demolish
the Creighton block in which the
restaurant is located.
The object of a new came is to
try to follow, by looking into a mir
ror, lines and angles oil drawings
which it reflects.
Omaha's first locally trained air
plane pilot made his first trip in a
standard ship yesterday from Omhaa
to Valley, Neb.
A. H. Fetters, Union Pacific en
gineer, and designer of a "baby
plane" which made a creditable per
formance on its second trial, piloted
a plane from Ak-Sar-Ben field.
Behind him rode V. K. Ho conih.
former air mail pilot, and Fetters'
Fetters wa "also given several les
sons in aviation by C. C. Lange, for
mer air mail pilot, holder of records
for fast flying between Omaha and
Chicago, who is now in France where
he went to join the forces of Gen
eral Wrangel before they were rout
ed by the bolsheviki.
Fetters and Holcomb hopped off
Ak-Sar-Ben field at 1:45 yesterday
afternoon and landed at Valley, Neb.,
25 miles distant, at 2:05. After call
ing upon several of his friends in
Valley, Fetters made the return trip
to Omaha, covering the distance in
Nur6es to Hold Bazar to j
Raise Money for Clubhouse
Omaha nurses' will tegin a drive
next week to raise money for the
erection of a clubhouse.
Every graduate nurse in Omaha
has teen asked to contribute a piece
of fancy work or some saleable
article and to send it to Miss H.
W'esterberg, 2420 Harney, registrar
of the purses' Central club and
These articles will be placed on
sale Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday of next week and contri
butions from friends of the graduate
nurses also will be received.
Similar bazars will be held from
year to year until there is sufficient
money in the treasury of the club
to build a big clubhouse for Omaha's
Man Held as Auto Thief
Taken Back to Kansas City
Mat Garvey, alias S. F. Carter, of
Kansas City, Mo., alleged to be a
member of an auto thieves' ring
operating in Kansas City, Chicago,
Minneapolis and S. Louis, was
taken back to Kansas City last
night to answer a charge of auto
Charles Pipkin, head of Tipkin's
Detective bureau, arrested (inrvcv
Wednesday, following discovvery of
Will Place a
In your home for Xmas. All
styles to select from, $32.50
to $250.00. Latest record hits
on sale. "j
114-16-18 South 15th St,
Phone Doug. 1623.
tampered enuine numbers on a new
automobile standing near Fifteenth
and Douglas streets.' Pipkin laid
in wait in the car for the driver.
When- Garvey stepped into the
car the d'tective nabbed him. '
Oil Dividend Declared.
Sistersville. W. a.. Dec. 2. Di
rectors of t he Chestnut Oil Co., at
a meeting here, declared a-250 per
cent cash dividend. Stockholders
from points in Texas attended the
Y HE Trade Mark here
shown is on every
wrapper of genuine
The Grapefruit' of
Nineteen Iowa State
Flayers Given " V
Ames, l.i., Dec. 2. Nineteen mem
bers nf the 1920 Iowa State college
foot ball squad were awarded let
ters at a meeting of the athletic
council last night.
Bee want ads are business g-ettcrs.
In Elite Economy Heaters
fs the Expression of
Those Who Have Al
ready Accepted the
Reduced Prices On
Guaranteed Heaters at
the Greater B o w e n
One glance at the construction
of the Elite Economy Heaters
offered at- the Greater Bowen
store is sufficient proof of the
Value-Giving quality of those
heaters, but when one considers
the quality and the price com
bined, they are readily aware
that to buy heaters now at
Bowen's, is to buy at a wonderful
With an o'ffer on heaters such
as we are now making no one
need to be uncomfortable this
winter. Have a heater in your
home and derive all the comfort
that home affords. See them on
display select the one you want
sent to your home, then, as
usual, make your own terms of
318-320 SOUTH SIXTEENTH STREET
No Returns or Exchanges
Every Sale Final
of Fine Millin
1,030 Lpvely Trimmed Hats at a
Price That Will Startle All Oma ha!
Formerly Priced Up jto $22.50
Handsome Lyons Silk Velvet Models
Chic Brocade Combination Effects
Fur Brimmed &Fur Trimmed Hats
Smart Embroidered Duvetyn Hats
fi ' ' ' ' " ii i- i tmm
Soft Off-the -Face Models
r Many Ostrich Trimmed Hats
Not One Hat
Every Shape and Style
NEVER BEFORE have we offered such Splendid
Values as are given in this Stock Clearing Sale
Not a Special Purchase, but Beautiful. High Grade
Hats of the Best Materials and Trimmings from
our Regular Stock, and Extremely Reduced
3 HOUR SPECIAL r
From 9 to 12
Your choice of over 300 fine
Models that formerly sold
up to $10. A large variety
in various materials and
Every Table in our Spacious
Millinery Section on the
Second Floor will be Filled
With These Splendid Values
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