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niE BEE: OMAHA. THURSDAY. APRIL 7, 1921
Army Officers and State Ad
jutant Generals in Confer '
ence Consider Summer
Adjutant generals of states in
cluded in the Seventh corps area
ind officers of the regular army in the
lame area with hearlciuartcrs at Fort
Crook met in an adjutant generals'
;onferencc in the Army building,
Fifteenth and Dodge streets, Wed
nesday afternoon to discuss various
questions of army and National
guard reorganization activities.
Tho main topics discussed were
summer encampment for the Na
tional guards of the various states
and where and when they would be
A proposition to have National
guard organizations take in com
missioned officers in the reserve
corps as officers was considered.
According to the adjutants present
this arrangement would work to
mutual benefit to . both organiza
tions. Mobilization Discussed.
Mobilization of troops, in case
of their being called out suddenly
for any emergency also was dis
cussed. How and where troops
would' be mobilised and what
length of time would be necessary
for the troops to get under way
were considered. ,
No definite plans were settled
upon for the state. encampments ot
the state organizations.
lion will be left, to a great extent,
to the states themselves. ,
. Maj. Gen. Omar Bundy. com
manding the Seventh area w 1 1
headquarters at tort Crook pr-e
sided at the conference. Lieu Lo
Fred V. S. Chamberlain, officer, in
charge of National guard affairs,
led "most of the discussions rela
tive to National guard activities.
Pleads for Harmony.
In a short speech Col. LcRoy S.
Upton, chief of staff, Fort Crook
dec a d that more harmony should
be engendered among the National
guard, the reserve corps and the
"Sorts st be made to wipe out
existing jealousies among these var
ious organizations," he sa d. VVe
are all in this work for the same
nurpose, the protection of our na
tion. Jealousies detract and prevent
speedy and efficient work. -
"We mus.t now prepare for the
" -wring war. We won't have any
ivorld powers holding our enemies
it bay until we can get prepared to
make war. We'll have to be in a
position to start out at a moment s
notice and to fight our battles alone.
Absolute harmony, among all organ
izations is imperative."
Would Prepare for War.
In his speech,- Colonel Upton de
clared that indications were plain
that the next war would be with
Japan, and that now was the time
:o prepare. .
A night session was held m the
Ar'mv building last night to iron out
individual problem arising sm the
various organizations. '
The state adjutant generals pres
ent were: Gen. H. J. Paul, Nebras
ka; Gen. Virgil A. Beeson, Arkan
sas Gen. Charles I. Martin, Kansas;
Gen. W. A. Hazle, South Dakota;
Gen. Louis G. Lasher,' Iowa; Gen.
Walter F. Rhinow. Minnesota, and
Gen. William A. Raupp, Missouri.
The regular arftiy officers attend
ing the conference were: Maj. Gen.
Omar Bundy; Col. LcRoy S. Upton,
chief of staff; Col. R. S. OrTley,
-orps area finance officer; Col. W.
K. Naylor, Lieut. Col. H. B.
Myer, Lieut. Col. Claude S. Fries,
r innt Pol. V. E. Locke, assistant
chiefs of staff, and Lieut. Col. Fred
V. S. Chamberlain. The next con
Eercnce will be in October.
Burglar Put to Flight
By Woman's Screams
A lone marauder awakened Mr.
and Mrs. John W. Walley, 2210
Dodge street, at 3 yesterday morn
ing and at the point of a gun forced
the couple to show him through the
rooms in the house, according to a
At the completion of the search,
' the bandit locked the couple in
separate rooms. While the intruder
was binding Mr. Whallcy to a chair,
Mrs. Whalley escaped into - the
street in night clothes and screamed
The burglar escaped with two dia
mond rings, $20 in cash and odd
pieces of jewelry.
Grade School Examination
Wahoo, Neb.. April 6. (Special.)
County Superintendent E. A. Od
man announces 423 grade pupils of
the county will take Sevcneth and
Eighth grade examinations at the va
rious high schools in the county
HOWARD C. Stovel ha. worked
la the adertltnf 'department
ot Omaha newopaperi for fire
1IU two years aa a display adver
for The Bee.
mercial d 1 -trtct.
His title to
fame In The
1 1 on , r est,
though, 1ms on
efficiency aa an
a d salesman
than on his oft
demonstrated ability behh.4 the
bat for Tho Boo base bah team.
He wields a wicked (lor and dis
plays a nifty pea; to second base.
The trainers report him rapidly ...
rounding into form for the open-
j? inc of the mi season. J.
Y Keeps in condition, you know, i,
lliroush smashing the pins during y
T the winter months. "Some" bowler, J
X In addition to his base ball laurels. X
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The old theory that a woman's
place is at home is rapidly dy
ing. Women in this country are
holding positions today that
hitherto have only been occu
pied by men. Mrs. Pauline O.
Field, a prominent New York
attorney, recently had the dis
tinction of being elected presi
dent of the New York Criminal
Bar association. Mrs. Field is
the only woman member of the
organization. For several years
Mrs. Field has been specializing
in criminal law.
C. of C. Secretaries
Hold Meeting Here
The semi-annual conference of Ne
braska Organized Secretaries opened
yesterday at 9 o'clock in the club
rooms of the Omaha Chamber of
Commerce. More than 30 secrtaries
of Nebraska Chambers of Commerce
were present. F. H. Beals, Hast
ings, was chairman of the meeting
today. H. E. Moss, secretary of the
Nebraska. State Chamber of Com
merce, was present also.
The principal address of the morn
ing program was delivered by C. A.
Baumgart, Des Moines. His topic
was "Trade Extension." He de
scribed how Iowa towns extended
their trade territory after an inten
sive program of activities.
Other speeches were made by
Harlie R. Xorris, Council Blurts;
Vance H. Evans, Norfolk; C. E.
Jones, Beatrice, and George F. Wolz,
Esther Stock Kroger, secretary of
the Kearney Chamber of Commerce,
is the only woman secretary present.
To Give Lectures Here
The Rev. W. Clyde Smith of Chi
cago is due to arrive in Omaha Fri
day morning to deliver a series of
lectures on Christian community
work among the foreign born of
American cities. The Rev. Mr.
Smith has been doing this work in
Chicago under the direction of the
Presbyterian church extension board,
and comes to Omaha at the request
of the church extension committee
and the women's presbyterial so
ciety of the Omaha presbytery.
Fridayhe will speak at 2 at West
minster Presbyterian church, and
at 12:15, Saturday, he will speak at
the Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Sunday morning he will speak at the
'Wheeler Memorial church on the
South Side and Sunday evcuing at
the Lowe Avenue Presbyterian
church. While in Omaha he will
he the guest of the Rev. and Mrs. J.
M. Wilson of the Presbyterian
Omahan Killed on Coast to Be
Given Military Funeral Here
Taps will be sounded over the
grave of James J. Gillen, former
Omaha boy and world war Veteran,
who will be buried with military
honors Sunday afternoon. ,
The American Legion Will have
charge of the burial at Mount Hope
Gillen's body will arrive in Omaha
Friday from Hayward, Cal.. It will
be escorted by ex-service men to the
home of his sister, Mrs, C. A. Peter
son, 3311 South Twenty-second
Gillen fought with the Fourth di
vision in France. He saw service
in Mexico, France and Germany. His
widow and two children survive.
His death in Hayward a week
ago was caused, by electrocution
while working on high voltage
Sugar Companies Should
Be Parties to Suit, Bank Says
The Omaha National bank filed an
answer in district court in the
suit of the Beet Growers Sugar com
pany against the bank to obtain
$205,000 in first mortgage bonds held
by the bank in an escrow agree
ment. - .
Fifteen sugar companies located
throughout the United States, and
all assignees of the Cullcn Brokerage
company of Omaha, should be made
parties to the suit, the bank requests
These companies are owners of the
bonds , and have served notice they
will hold the bank responsible if it
should turn over any 'part of the
bonds without their consent, the
petition sets forth.
Patrolman Given Chance
To Resign, Ringer Asserts
"If I have my way he'll be dis
charged," said Police Commissioner
J. Dean Ringer yesterday, regard
ing Patrolman Charles L. Lewis,
suspended Tuesday on a charge of
being drunk on duty.
"He will be given a chance to re
sign, but if he doesn't take advantage
of it, charges will be filed against
him before the city council.
"I unde.-stand," continued Ringer,
"Lewis has been seeking leniency at
the hands of Inspector Pattullo and
Chief Eoerstein. He pleads for his
family. He should have tho.ight of
his family before this. He was
warned after his first offense."
Lewis was appointed to the force
J Husband Caused Drugs to Be
! Administered Her, Wife Says
Myrtcl Irene Glade brought ' suit
for divorce from her husband Henry
P. Glade in district court yesterday.
He ordered her to go back to her
people for support and caused drugs
to be administered to her for unlaw-
i ful purposes, her petition states.
i They were married September 30,
On Honor Roll of
Club Will Give Banquet April
13 All Students Arc
Given Grades in
Thirty-seven girls and 14 boys,
students of the High School of
Conimcr-:r, were officially announced
to be on the "honor roll", of the
school by Dwight E. Porter, princi
pal, yestetday. Considering the fact
that there were 2,100 students enroll
ed in the school last quartet, this
number teems small, but it is the
largest class of honor students Com
merce has had for some time.
Principal Porter introduced a new
system of grading during the last
two quarters which makes it diffi
cult for i lie average pupil even to
become a candidate for the coveted
honors. The student must have .7
of an excess credit gained by ex
tra effort iii his work. Pupils get
ting "2" in any subject are given
.1 excess credit, and those getting
"Is" in any subject gain .2 of a
credit in excess of the regular point
which is t.adc.
All students are also given grades
in citizenshio. based on their de
portment, their participation iii school
activities and their promptness.
The Honor club of Commerce
High school, which is compesed of
the students who make the "honor
roll," will ive its quarterly Lanquet
at the sc'iool lunchroom, April 13,
when various talented members will
perform tor the amusement of the
others. Mr. Porter will address them,
and goid monograms similar to
those giv:i the athletes of the school,
will be presented them.
The Commerce High honor roll
Girls Mildred Bildt. Jessie Bran
dell Alma Brommer, Grace Camero,
Helen Carlisle, Rose Cohen, Mar
garet Davidson. Fern Farr. Esther
Finkelstein, Helene Gille. Loi9
Goerne, Francis Gordon, Margaret
Greenfield. Regina Helsing, Ger
trude Helling, Gladys Hoffman,
Bessie Janicek, Esther Johnson,
Esther M. Johnson, Hilda Johnson,
Edith Kenyon, Marie Setovsky, Etha
Moore, Grace Nickel!, Beulah New
man, Helene Philips, Mae Reynolds,
Helen Riekes, Dora Rich. Dorothy
Rosenthal, Catherine Savidge, Anna
Schinker, Kate Schultz. Anne Selt
cow, Pauline Shapiro, Florence Spit
sen. Martha Janicek.
Boys Russell Anderson,. Harry
B. Cohen, Clifford Elliston, Harry
Tohnson. Roman Hrushka, Jerry
Kutak, Walter Munson, Joel Nelson,
Eugene (J JJonnell, 1 nomas rurs
house, William Raduziner. Alfred
Rasmussen, Franklin Royce, Louis
Legion Doesn' Sponsor Agents
Of Ex-Service Men's League
H. C. Hough, adjutant of Doug-
l.e rnnntv r,rcf rf thf Amprirail
Legion, warns the public that two
in.ti rpnrCAiltitlr hemsptvps! tn he
ex-service men and who are selling
books published by tne nx-oervice
Men's Co-Operative league," are in
no way connected w ith the American
Legion. The canvassers are osten-
e:Kl.r cAlKnrr tVi Knr.L- frr ihf lienrfit
of disabled soldiers and for the pro-
r i . i ft r
motion or soiaier legislation, mi.
The Douglas county post does
not sDonsor their activities, the ad
Doctor Is Fined
Charged with operating a car
while intoxicated, Dr. W. J. Webb
and R. J. Loveland, both of Audu
bon, la., were fined $12.50 each by
Judge Foster in Central police court
yesterday. Dr. Webb told . police
that he was on a professional call
when arrested by Officer Newt
Heals Running Sores .
and Conquers Piles
Also Stops All Itching of Eczema
"I felt it my duty to write yoi a letter
of thanks for your wonderful Peterson's
Ointment. I had a running ere on my
left lesr for one year. I began to use Peter
son's Ointment three weeks ago and now
it is healed." A. C. Gilbrath, 703 Reed
Street, Erie, Pa.
I'd rather itet a letter, like that, says
Peterson of Buffalo, than have John D.
Rockefeller Rive me a thousand dollars. It
dues me a lot of good to be able to be of
use to my fellow man.
For years I have been selling through
druggists a large box of FETERSON'S
OINTMENT for 60 cents. The healing
power' in this ointment is marvelous. Ec
zema goes in a few days. Old sores heal
up like magic; piles that other remedies
do not seem to even relieve are speedily
It stops chafing in five minutes and for
scalds and burns it is simply wonderful.
Mail orders filled by Peterson Ointment
Co., Inc.. Buffalo, N. Y. -Sherman & Me
Connell Drug Co. will supply you.
Why Is Woman
a Puzzle to Man?
A Mystery tc
Boy Who Beat Lad, 5,
Held to Be Subnormal
Kermit Gasoway. 8, is subnormal
mentally but not feeble-minded, Leon
O. Smith, psychologist for the Board
of Education, established after a
mental or memory test, yesterday.
He should not be committed to
Kearney, said Smith.
Kermit is now held in Riverview
Home for cutting and beating Bob
bie Cooper, 5, in a cave near tneir
home at Nineteenth and Vinton. He
also is said to have a mania for
stealing horses in order to go riding.
Sjmith declared his belief that Ker
mit is emotionally abnormal and
recommends an examination by Dr.
G. Alexander Young, expert in men
tal and nervous diseases.
Kermit is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Gasaway, 2509 South Twen
tieth street. A 5-year-old brother
was his accomplice in the cutting af
fray in which Master Bobbie re
ceived at least 20 knife wounds on
Women Battle Over
Pastime of Children
Mrs. Anna Sackett. 4415 Howard
street, was injured early yesterday
morning when she engaged in a
scuffle with a neighbor, Mrs. W. J.
Von Druska, 4410 Jackson street, ac
cording to a police report.
Dispute between the women arose
when Mrs. Sackett objected to
youngsters in the neighborhood dig
ging a cave near her home.
When Mrs. Sackett proceeded to
fill up the cave, Mrs. Von Druska
interfered, police say. Mrs. Von
Druska is said to have'struck Mrs.
Sackett over the head with a piece
of pipe Mrs. Von Druska said Mrs.
Sackett fired a shot at her.
Five Divorce Petitions
Filed in District Court
Fred J. Kriebs charges his wife,
Laura, refused to care for their two
little boys when they were sick with
the whooping cough. So he peti
tioned for a divorce in district court
The children are 14 and 7 months
Ollie Sorenson brought suit for
divorce from Ole C. Sorenson,
charging that he beat her,
Alice V. Smith brought suit for di
vorce from Homer on the grounds
fo nonsusport. She asks the cus
tody of two children, Elsie Gould
seeks a divorce from Joseph Gould
for nonsupport. Alice Price wants
a divorce from Lloyd for extreme
Dispute Over Children
Will Be Settled Monday
The custody of Dorothy and
George Brauch. children of Ray
Brauch, 3308 Franklin street, will
be decided Monday. Their grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs.- N. P. Niel
son, Thirty-sixth and Bedford ave
nue also seek the children.
Juvenile court officers line up with
the grandparents in asserting
Brauch's second wife, formerly
Alice Gard, is not a proper person
to raise the children. Their own
mother is dead.
When three days of testimony
was completed yesterday, Judge
Sears announced he would give his
Golf Club Organized by
Twenty Deshler Citizens
Deshler, Kcb., April 6. (Special.)
A golf club with 20 members has
been organized in Deshler with Dr.
L. A. Suavely, president; E. A.
Rodenburg, secretary-treasurer, and
R. W. Rodenburg, L. A. .Krutz and
R. C. Cherry, directors. A 30-acre
club ground has been secured.
HERE IS THE
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The Eldredoe Two-Spool Sew
ing Machine eliminates bob
bins and saves the time con
sumed in winding and remov
ing and replacing them. In
particular, this feature will be
appreciated by dressmakers
and busy housewives, to
whom the time saving effect
ed is of vital consideration.
Come in and see these
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666 is a prescription for
Colds. Fever and LaGrippe.
It's the most speedy remedy
World War Hero
Who Stole Auto
To Be Deported
Reunion of Boy and Mother
For Whom He Searched
.12 Years Prevented by
Federal immigration authorities
have set April 8 as the date for
deportation ot James Alexander
Meldrum, 23-year-old World war
veteran and now a convict in the
Nebraska state prison.
' Decision of Meldrum's case was
made by Immigration Inspector W.
M. Brashcar, who investigated it
Meldrum will be deported to Scot
land without rejoining his mother
tor whom he has .searched for 12
years. When told of his plight three
weeks ago, Meldrum asked that au
thorities notify his mother, living
near Cody, Wyo. Two days later
mother and son were reunited for
a brief visit in the visiting room
of the state prison.
Meldrum violated the immigration
laws by the theftof an automobile
two years ago at Sidney, Neb. He
said he stole the car to expedite his
search, for his mother who had left
Scotland 12 years ago.
Meldrum told Mr. Brashear he
would go to work as soon as he ar
rived in Scotland and later return
to America for his mother.
Poll Worker Fined $7.50 for
Violating Election Laws
Fred Myers, former saloon keeper,
arrested Tuesday by Police Ser
geant Thestrup for violation of the
election laws, was fined $7.50 by
Judge Foster in Central police
Meyers denied he was distributing
political cards. He said he wrote
out on a card an order for sandwiches
is designed with a thought to perfecting the figure.
It is made of the finest fabrics and black Whalon
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and pleasing appearance.
' Long, graceful curves and a slim and straight
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. Priced from $8.50 to $25.00
v Second Floor
Brief City Kcwa
V. O. W. Dniu-e The Woodmen
of the World Riils will entertain at
mi Informal daneo at the Km press
Hustle Garden Kriday nlKht.
Visitor Here Mr. ami Mm. M. V.
HefTley of Brooklyn are visit Inn Mr.
Heft'ley's sister, Mrs. Tom Hmilon,
601 South Twenty-eighth htreet.
Memorial ConiinKliv The cenov
eral Memorial day committee will
meet next Monday evenlnc at 8 in
Memorial hall at the Douglas county
Benefit Matinee A benellt mntlnee
to provide an insurance fund for
vaudeville aetej-s will bo held at the
Orpheum theater next Friday after
noon In conjunction with similar per
formances to be held In 600 theaters
throughout the United States and
Canada. v -
Quits Vollee Force With the res
ignation of Lieut. W. K. Marshall
of the Omaha police department,
Central police station loses its watch
dog of confiscated rum. Lieutenant
At a Price That Is Very Attractive
This remarkably beautiful Steinway Grand
piano is wonderfully rich in tone qualities,
in mahogany case of. the latest design. The
piano has been used some, coming to us in
trade on one of our celebrated Checkering
Ampicp pianos. It can be purchased at a
figure that means a saving of almost half..
Call at Our Piano Parlors and Investigate
Burgess-N ash Company
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The Smartest of
Smart Spring Shoes
hi the New Shoe Section on Main
floor New building
'Twould be almost impossible to tell you the
complete story of spring styles, as featured in
our splendid collection of newer modes.
Though there are of course, definite style
trends, with strap effects, as the favorites, it
seems as though designers had almost outdone
themselves in their endeavor to produce beauti:
ful novel variations.
So we invite you to come and see the entire
display. Then you can better decide which style
is best for you.
Marshall hss been on the depart
ment years, llo whs presented
yesterday with a cathedral ehlnio
Mrs. Munroe Improve Improve
ment was reported in the condition
of Mrs. Ira H. Monroe, 65, who was
hoverely burned Monday afternoon
when her clothing caught fire while
she was burning old trrass at her
home, 2043 North Twentieth street.
She Is still conllned to Nicholas Senn
I'liiiiforinetl of l'liuis Harry A.
Wolf of the Interstate Hotel com
pany, which owns t lie Fontenalle ho
tel, Iirs not been notified of the plans
of Eugene C. Kpploy, Slonx City ho
tel man, whose bid of $1,000,000 for
seven hotel leases Including the Von
tenclle, was accepted by District
Judge W. M. Morning of Lincoln, ho
Women Launch Order In articles
of incorporation for the Benevolent
Patriotic Order of Does, a new or
ganization of women, filed yesterday
with the secretary of state, the
following trustees are named: Mercy
R. Standneld, Genevieve E. Cole and
must be of good quality and as varied in
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as they go, cinder, pelican and Piping Rock.
Gertrude Tt. Oraddock. The first
annual meeting will be hold In Oma
ha May 30, 1921,
A Norwegian engineer, claims to
have invented a process for harden
ing leather so tliat.it attains two or
three times its usual strength.
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Spring Caps in the it 1
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