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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 6, 1921)
THE BEfc3: (hlAHA. THURSDAY, JANUARY 6. 1921.
Many Gianges v
Will Be Made in
Commissioner Comptou Steps
Down; Republican Members
To Hand Out Many
Lincoln Man Made
Speaker of House
A. D. Coinpton. democratic com
missioner, finished his ten at mid
ii'ght Wednesday. With the expi
ration of his term many jobs which
c handed out when, he went into
ciffice may have new holders in the
near future. T. F. Stroud, new re
publican commissioner, will succeed
Campton. Charles Unitt, republi
c.ni, will be named chairman of th
board now consisting of three re
publicans and two democrats.
One of the "fattest" jobs at the
court house, that of building super
intendent, held down by A. E. Agee,
may go to "Billy" Kierstead, for
mer commissioner. Other jobs which
undoubtedly will be fileld by new ap
pointees are administrator of coun
ty charities, purchasing agent, su-.-erititendcnts
of the county farm,
and 'Jtivrrview detention home and
many minor positions. Even ele
vator conductors .may be changed.
Ovffice holders whose jobs may be
affected , by the incoming adminis
tration are: A. E. Anderson, coun
. ty purchasing agent; Dr. Lee Van
Camp, couniy.physician; A. E. Agee,
building superintendent; Mrs. J. L.
Sexton, superintendent of Riverview
borne, and Mrs. Cora ratton, super
intendent of the county farm.
New county officials who .will
take office today are; Harry G.
t'ounsman. countv assessor: Tohn
Y.. Baldwin, public defender; James
Fitzgerald and L. B. Day, district
judge. c . ' .
Man Seeking Divorce Charges
Wife Beat and Scratched Him
Since his wife struck hint with a
club on the head and "scratched his
face until the blood flowed down
over hi garments" 'Andrew Lund
suspect3 her affection for him is
Waning and yesterday he filed a pe
tition for divorce ili district (court, 4
Lund said he married his wife Sep
tember 12, 1919,, a)d ;on Christmas
day her present was' a violent blow
on the side of his head with her fist.
In Februai'y, he alleges, she hid be
hind a door in the house and when
he entered she rapped him over the
head with a club. Tbert in J the
moth of May, he says, she scratched
his face while in a rage. .""f
Each attack was unprovoked by
him, he savs.1 1
Packing Company Driver
Asks for License' No. 13
Frank Bishop Southard, 62, for 30
vcars auditor of passenger accounts
;at Union Pacific headquarters, died
yesterday following a sudden attack
'. : of pneumonia. Mr. Southard was
'taken with a slight cold Monday,
which developed into pneumonia
within a short time.
He is survived by wife and goa.
A short funeral, service will be con
ducted at Hoffman s, funeral home
this morning, after wbicfuthe body
will be sent, to St. Joseph Mi. ,
Mr. i Southard .began hts railroad
career in 1875. After working for
various 'companies he was engaged
by the Union Pacific .ind remained
" with them until his death.
Chief of Police Requested to
Make Drive Against Severs
Chief of Police Eberstein has been
requested by the city license de
. partment to clear the city of for
tune tellers, palmists, clairvoyants
ad mediums charging fees for ,their
readings and seances.
. According to Samuel Fried, city
license inspector, Omaha is well
supplied with these characters, and
they are charging fees for. informa
tion given out.
In some instances, it-is said, they
pose as religionists.
Have You SeenThose
. They look Just like ordinary smart
talking boots or oxfords. But they
are made to PREVENT and COR
RECT foot troubles. ,
Flexible and comfortable as a
moccasin yet snug and smooth-fitting
like a soft kid glove.
You, HAVE to walk correctly in
them without thinking- about itfor
they're built so yqu can't help it!
Walter J. Anderson.
Walter J. Anderson, Lincoln at
torney, state., representative from
Lancaster county, the republican
choice for speaker of the lower house
of the state,, legislature, who was
elected ion the eighth ballot in the
house caucus Monday night and for
mally elected at the opening of the
Speaker Anderson served in the
constitutional convention last year
and also served. in the enforcement
cf the selective service in the war
with the rank of captain. '
"Ten Lives Club" Being
Formed Among Givers
Certificates of membership in the
"Ten Lives Club'lwill be issued to
individuals giving $100 or more to
the fund being raised to feed the
starving children of Europe, Gurdon
W., Wattles, Douglas cpunty chair
man announced yesterday.
The handsomely, printed certifi
cates will be hSYe in a day or two.
The total raised In Douglas county
up to yesterday is more than $30,000.
Lumber yards of the city sent in a
total of $1,615. The Union Stock
Yards company sent $1,013. Other
receipts reported yesterday were: ,
Adolph R1p VVJaSS
t ....... iva.ii. 'PrAahvtnrlnn church BOO.Otl
rSZ " 400.0W
J. A. C. Kennedy, 620 South Thir-
- ty-aighth 216.00
Frank Wood, 2457 South 8een-
North iPresbyterlan church .00
Thompson. Belden & Co..........
el... Turn, i i-mhvterlan church.. 60. DM
John. Jen. Marie and Pauline
Haaty. Bloomfleld, Neb
Mrs. Jamea Mitchell, Koute 4. Box
h B Unl.1r.aa Nph ..........
Congregational Sunday school, Ra
Tunlor Red Cross
Ole Hansen, Fremont, Neb....
Petitions Are Circulated i.
Against Skip-Stop System
Petitions-fare being, circulated to
ask the Qmaha and Council Bluffs
Street Railway company to abolish
.the- skip-stop system whicn was
established several years ago, cmuij
as a coal conservation measure.
In U.S. Court
' r .
Pair of Car Thieves Commit
ted to Prison for Three Years
Fines Imposed Amount
To $2,360. , ''
When 27 persons were arraigned
before him in court yesterday, Feder
al Judge T. C. Munger dealt out
heavy fines and imprisonments. All
but three were for violating prohi
bition laws. Fines amounted to
Bert arid Mike Tierney, sons of
Mrs. Alike lierncy, recently acquit
ed in district court of' the murder
of Ray Dunlap, were sentenced to
three years in federal prison at
Leavenworth for stealing from' in
Robert E. Ford, former Omaha
police officer, was fined $250 for
violation of the Volstead bill. . Theft
of a quart of alcohol from an in
terstate shipment resulted in an 18
wnue you iicep
mouths' term at Leavenworth for
Jesse Bean, negro.
Wives and relatives of many of
the prisoners were in the court
room when the sentences' were
U S. Passenger Department .
Auditor Dies of Pneumonia
Purchasers of chauffeur's licenses
jit the city hall display pet supersti
tions in Vie selection of their cum
bers. William Carl Peter Green
dale, 122 North Twenty-sixth street
r.nd driver for the Dold ' Packing
company .insists on a license num
ber ji'ith "13" in it. He says "13"
is lucky for him. Lewis R. Betts,
Santa Aun.i ,Cal., craves number "1"
license number each year and al
ways makes his request early enough
to. have his craving satisfied.
Frank D. Wead Elected
Water Board Chairman
Fred D. Wead was elected chair
man of the Metropolitan Water
board at a reorganization meetirrg
yesterday afternoon. . Mr. Wead,
who was vice chairman, succeeds P.
C. Heafev as chairman.
W. J. Coad was named vice chair
J. C. Dahlman took his seat as the
new member, succeeding C. P
Sherman. " '
Take one or two Cascarets occa
sionally ' to keep your liver and
bowels active. When bilious, con
stipated, headachy, unstrung or for
a cold, upset stomach or bad, breath
nothing acts so nicely as Cascarets.
Children love them, too. 10, 25, 50
We Feature Our
"Thinkof.it the world's foremost luggage and
trunk manufacturers Are included, in this clearance
sale. Our past reputation'is fully abided by when
1ye offer you a . ' 4
on Our Stock of
Leather Goods and Trunks
Knowing that you have the option to buy a Harfc-'!
mann Wardrobe Trunk :a Gladstone Bag -Fitted
Suitcase a Dressing Case or a Traveling Bag made
K'iZB ;by a "putawe . Aouse,
assures you tnat tnis is
your leather goods or
that trunk for immedf
ate or future use.
$65 Hartmann Ward
robe Trunks $52.00
$75 Hartmann Ward
robe Trunks $60.00
Freling & Steinle
1803 Fartiam St. Here 15 Years
- The Cantilever arch is flexible.
It rises to MEET and SUPPORT the
foot instead of compelling the foot
arch to drop to meet the shoe.
Come in and ask to see them,
You may be sure that in advising
vou we have uppermost in mind the
LASTING SATISFACTION to the
desire to convert you through
principle tof truly correct footwear
rather than the wish to , make a
ringle sale. "-
' Sizes, 2 11.
Widths, AAAA to EE.
! Men's shoes also.
; Write for free booklet.
Cantilever Shoe Store
Vead Block, Opposite Court House,
THE ELDREDGE-REYNOLDS STORE
! Is Continuing to hold in every department
An Old -Fashioned January
N. ' '''
With final reductions so drastic--iale prices so
notableall previous January Clearance
f Sales are exceeded in point of value
realizing far beyond all
V . ' .. ; .. :
All reductions based on the new lower selling prices
; Comparative values prices used, are the authentic,
original selling prices. .-
Every 4tem in this sale is from our regular (all-the-year-
- . ' ' 'round high class exclusive merchandise
You are invited to compare, price for price, value for value, the best offered elsewhere with
: The, Features of This January Clearance Sale Listed Below
AVomen's Misses' Dresses $10. ,
Women's Siljs Wool Dresses $30. y
, Women's Misses' Dresses $50.
Women's Exclusive Dress Models $60.
Women's, Missesi Evening Gowns y2 price.
Women's Misses' Coats $10. t
Women's Winter Coats Wraps at $39.75 $48 $75.50
Women's Plush Coats 33 off.
Entire Stock Women's Suits, Price
, . f
Women's Misses' Evening Wraps y2 Price
Women's Midwinter Millinery.
Silk and Cotton Lingerie. k
. , AVomen's Misses' Hosiery.
Women's High Boots, $6.
J Women's Misses' Blouses.
" Women's Separate Skirts.
Women's Misses' Negligees.
CHrls ' Coal s D resscs Midd ies.
Children's Dresses Undergarments Infants' Wear.
Boys' Suits, Overcoats, Mackinaws, Furnishings
Men's and VouugMcu's Furnishings. ; . , - Meu and Young Men's Suits, $12.50
ilen's and Young Men's O'Coats $18.
School of Commerce ;
Will Reopen Monday
, According to ar aununocenicnt
made yesterday by Dwight E. Tor
ter, principal, the High School of
Commerce will open tiext Monday
with every department" in running
order and every course offered.
The school will be divided into
two shifts, giving all students an op
portunity to attend classes. All
above the freshman year from 10th
A to" 12th C will report Monday
morning at 8:10. All ninth A, R
and C pupils will report at 12:30
Monday noon for Monday afternoon
There will be no study periods ex
cept the library period.
nolds Returns Here as
Hallimore & Ohio Agent
L. G. Reynolds returned to
Omaha yesterday from Chicago to
become, division freight ami passen
ger agent here for the Baltimore &
" Mr. Reynolds was commercial
freight agent for the Baltimore &
Ohio here prior to the war, when
he was transferred to Chicago.
The road will re-establish its. of
fices here as soon as a location can
be obtained. Mr. Reynolds said.
Future Drigltlcr for Labor,
Declares New York Banket
Thomas Cochran, senior partner',
of the international banking firm of
rierpont Morgan & Co., New York,
stopped in Omaha for a short time
yesterday morning. With, immediate
relatives he is traveling to San Diego,
Cal., in his private cat.
Mrt Cochran declared the country
was not so deep in the rut as wa
imagined, although conditions were
not favorable just now.
He said affairs would be normal
ly adjusted inside of three months
a'nd that the future was brighter
for the laborer., ' ' "
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SIXTEENTH AND HOWARD STREETS
Thef very things you most desire for the furnishing of your
home in qualities that can be absolutely relied upon are in ;
this ' ,
Assortments are wide and more to the advantage of the pur
chaser than ever in the history of O. & W. annual sales
there can be no question as to the advisability of buying now
it is the profitable thing to do, offering the prospect of
As illustrated. 1
$175.00 Tapestry Covered,
Spring Cushioned Davenport
with spring arms; a very re
liable piece $125.00
One of the many bargains
in Overstuffed Davenports.
v We List a Few of the Many Offerings
$154.00 Overstuffed ' Fireside Wing $165.00 Adam China Cabinet of Solid
Chair, upholstered in Tapestry. .. .$ 79.00 Mahogany with wood doors........ S2.50
$175.00 Overstuffed, Loose-Cushioned nQM Waxed 0ak Bufet Mirror
' Davenport, upholstered 98.00 T T 4g jnches 59.00
$76.00 Overstuffed Arm Eocker, up- ' iop, 4 incnes w
holstered. in Tapestry .. ... . 46.00 $5.60 Fumed Oak Dining Chain with
$280.00. Queen Anne Mahogany and ' pad, seats, each 3.85
. Cane Davenport, upholstered in Mul-" :. $125.00, 54-in. Colonial Table in Ma- '
- berry or Blue Velour , 165.00 hogany that extends to 8 feet..... 75.00
$122.00 Rockers to match............ 69.50 , . $95.00, 48-in.' William and Mary Table
CaLr t0 '"S; 79,00 -that extends to 6 feet. 69.50
JT S frny ?. 69.50 $210.00 Old Ivory Dresser 110.00
$548.00 Nine-pSece' ' CbjpepndVlerMa'-. ' ' $156.50 1 Old Ivory Dressing Table and '
hogany Dining Suite . .V 395.00 . Bencb the . pair 79.00
$68.00 Spinet Desk in Brown Ma- $48.00 Colonial Chiffonier in Golden
hogany , 39.00 Oak .....1 29.50
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. . Other Prices for Every Room, in the Sale
or bath, Printed or Inlaid Linoleum can
be bought that' will be neat, cheerful
an4 good looking. We have placed a
sale price on both Printed and Inlaid
Goods, making it very low in the case of
This sale presents the "waited for" op
portunity to purchase that, fine Wilton
Rug, that Axminster or Velvet Rug, or
almost any Rug in any sijze at a January
Or, for that hall, kitchen-, bedroom
Bring your measurements.
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We List u Few of the Bargains
$130.00 Mahal extra heavy Wilton in '
good patterns, 9x12 : $115.00
$145.00 Famous Bundhar Wilton in rich
colorings, 9x12 .. 125.00
$6.75 Reversible Chenille Bath Rugs in
good colorings, 27x54.. 5.75
$195.00 Highland Seamless Wilton,
plain center, .9x12 . 135.00
$185.00 Fine Herati Wiltons in. taupes
and blues, 9x12- 145.00
$175.00 Lyon Persian Oriental pattern,
very heavy, 9x15 139.00
?275.00 Worsted fine Windsor Wilton
in drop pattern, 9x15 200.00
$250.00 Hartford Saxony Rug (slightly -
soiled), 11-3x15 175.00
$175.00 Karadi Wool Wilton (Sample
Rug), 8-3x10-6 142.50
$126.50 Heavy Mahal Wilton (Sample
Rug), 8-3x10-6 103.50
$100.00 Dozar Wool Wilton in Oriental
patterns, 8-3x10-6 82.50
$75.00 Lakewood Wiltonn assorted pat
terns, 6x9 59.00
$36.00 Seamless Smith Velvet Rug, 6x9, 31.50
$31.00 Jasper Axminster in good colors,
6x9 , 22.50
Curtains, Curtain Materials, Drapery late
rials, Upholstery Fabrics, Portieres, Couch
Covers, Table Runners and Cretonnes
Voiles, Marquisettes, Filets, Nov
elty Nets. The reduced prices are:
1.95, 2.65, 2.85, $3.75, $6.85, $6.75
$ .75 Values, per yard......$ .50
1.00 Values, per yard. . t . . . .68
1.50 Values, per yard 95
Fancy Cretonne and Damask
Covered Pillows at Half Pric.
A number of Odd Table Pads at
5,000 yards, priced for Clearance
Sale at , .
$ .75 Values, per yard $ .38
1.00 Values, per yard 50
1.25 Values, per yard 68
1.75 Values, per yard , .85
2.00 Values, per yard 1.00
in pleasing variety Filet, Shadow
and Ameraux weaves.
$1.00 Quality, per yard....$ .65
Quality, per yard 85
Quality, per yard 95
Quality, per yard.... 1.50
Quality, per yard.... 1.95
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