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THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1921.
Fine Arts Body
For Third Term
Airs. Ward M. Burgess Named
President at Annual Meet
ing Nine Exhibits Given
Mrs. Ward M. Burgess was elected
president of the Omaha Society of
Fine Arts at the annual meeting
1 Thursday afternoon .at the Hotel
Fontenelle. Mrs. Burgess has served
two terms. Her election wis unani
Other officers and committee chair
men for the coming- year are:
First vice president, Mrs. Luther
Drake; second vice president, Mrs.
C harles O'Neill Rich; secretary, Mrs.
V. E. Martin; treasurer, Mrs.
Charles, C. George ; member of exes-
titive conunucc, Mrs. VV. H. Oar
ratt; chairman exhibition 'commit
tee, Mrs. C. M. Wilhclm; chairman
lecture committee, Mrs. Warren
t lack well; membership comnutce,
Mrs. A. B. Ciirnef courtesies com
mittee, Mrs. E. M. Morsman jr.;
publicity committee, Mrs. T. R.
Rutledge: building and grounds com
mittee, Mrs. Herman Schulte; au
diting committee, Miss Edith To
bitt. The nominating committee com
prised Mary D. Williams, chairman;
Mesdames Leonard Everett, A. F.
Jonas, J. R. Ringwalt and W. J.
. Though the meeting lasted less
than two hours, all reports for the
year were given," Maurice Block
made a short talk, officers were elect
ed and other business transacted.
Nine exhibits have been held dur
ing the year and . sis lectures have
been made before the society, not in
cluding the lectures given at the pub
lic library. Seventeen thousand peo
ple have visited the various exhibits
offered during the season.
The society closes the year with
089 member,. John Drinkwater was
pronounced by Mrs. Warren Black
well the most satisfactory lecturer
of the year.
Maurice Block, art director, will
represent the Omaha society at the
American Federation of Art meet
ing in Washington, f). C. May 15,
16, and also at the Cleveland Muse
ums association immediately follow
ing. City Would Be Haunt
Of Criminals Under
Old Gang, Says Sutton
"Omaha will become a dumping
ground for the criminal element if
the old gang is elected. Big cities
all over the country are cleaning
house. Tt is my opinion that crim
inals will come here to rest and
distribute their plunder in safety,"
declared Judee A. L. Sutton, -speak-in
ar at the University of Omaha
-"The biggest attack that has ever
been-iliade oir a man since I came
to Omaha has been made on J.
Dean ! Ringer. Every law violator
in the. city is opposed to him.
"I entered this fight for J. Dean
Ringer, Omaha's salvation de
pends upon his election."
C. R. Emmet, a federal student at
the university, resented the speaker's
remarks and left the hall, crying
"Bunk, bunk, bunk."
I'rohman Declares Omaha
. Should Have Stock Theater I
Daniel Frohman. president of the
Actors' Fund of America, and one
i.f the foremost theatrical men in this
country, stopped over here yesterday
i'-"'r a few hours between grains, on
bi way to Los Angeles.
He asserted that the salvation of
the spoken drama in middle-western ,
towns lies in the organization of
slock companies. ... ,
"Omaha should own its theater1
; rd have its own stock company, likci
Minneapolis," he said. His last visit
I ere was 40. years ago when he was
f tlv.-r.es man for Haverly's min:
:trcl;. ' :.; '
Instructor Advises Girls '
To Shuu Artificial Beauty
"Cut out the late, hours, observe
Hnily outdoor exercise and eat proper
food, and then you will be beautiful, rt
said Miss Charlotte- T6wnsendK
supervisor of medical inspection in
the public schools. y"""
Through nutrition glasses, in the
schools Miss Townsend is endeavor
ing to build up the physical -welfare
of girls and boys who are below
She advise girls to shun artificial
beauty and urges them tQ acquire
Flies From R. C. to Keep
Business Engagement Here
Belated trains means nothing in
the busy life of Edward R. Wilson,
former Omaha automobile dealer
and now in the oil business at Tulsa,
Mr. Wilson responded yesterday,
morning to an early call at a Kansas
City hotel, breakfasted in a jiffy,
motored,to an aviation field, and at
II o'clock he emerged from an air
plane at the Ashmusen field on
West Center street to keep a business
appointment. , .-.
Dan Botfler Refuses to
Compromise Rent Boost
"I'll never compromise," declared
Dan Butler, officer of. the Tenants'
Protective league, yesterday, dis
cussing information that many of the
tenants of Drake Court apartments
paid the rent boost and were re
funded - IS per cent by the Drake
Realty Construction company.
Butler now has an ouster suit
against him, filed by the Drake firm,
pending in court, but he says he will
tarry his case to the supreme court
before he will compromise.
Cook Who Fell on Ladder
Asks $100,000 of Hospital
Mary Silver, a cook at St. Cath
erine hospital climbed on a ladder
to hang a curtain. March 18. 1920.
Tk ctn nAAr kri-A- art A ch foil.
k.al-irt(r 1ir kin kj linr. !
piul in district court ycterday ior
S100.000 damages, V; r -1.;... j
Of fine Arts Society
Vets Will Travel
In War-Time Style
Boxcars Equipped in France
Will Convey Nebraskans
The "40 Jlommes 8 Chevaux"
Of way days in France is to be re
vived here by veterans of the 88th
.Every soldier who served over
seas recalls the little French baxcars,
labeled with that famous inscription,
in which the veterans were hauled
from one fighting front to another.
Nebraska vets of the 88th arc
planning to bring the idea back to
line again in preparation for the big
divisional reunion, which is to be
held in Des Moines, la., next Sep
tember. Negotiations have already
been begun with local railway offi
cials to run a rtain of boxcars across
Nebraska, to carry 88th vetersan to
the Iowa border in good old war
time style. The cars will be labeled
with the French inscription and Will
be equipped with the allowance of
straw for bedding which was fur
nished in the A. E. F.
Tesent plans contemplate forming
the train in the western part of the
state and gathering up the veterans
at various assembly points along the
Word has been received from Des
Moines that, the same plans are be
ing worked out in other states from
which delegrates will be sent to the
reunion. Nebraska js expected to
have one of the largest representa
tions at the big gathering in Sep
tember. 1 ,
Ak-Sar-Ben Queen Named
In Elks Popularity Event
Miss Gladys Peters, queen of Ak-Sar-Ben,
was nominated yesterday in
the Elks' popularity contest which
will be held in conjunction with the
indoor circus at the Auditorium, May
7 to 14. .
Mob Loots Shops
Belfast,. Ireland, 'April' 8. Spirit
and grocery stores on Newtonards
road were attacked last night by a
mob, which' carried off everything
Soothes andheals the eyes and strength
ens eyesight quickly, relieves inflam
mation in eyes and lids ; sharpens
vision and makes glasses unnecessary
in many instances, says Doctor. Drug
gists refund your money if it fails. ( ,
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1 Allies to Force
Germany to Pay,
Principles Which Held Armies
Together in War Will
Unite Nations in Demand
The same principles which held
the allied armies together in war
must hold the peoples of the allied
nations together in demanding a just
reparation for an unjust war. ac
cording to Maj. Zenovi Pechoff.
who lectured before the members of
the Concord club at the Rome hotel
at noon yesterday. He said:
"For months the Germans have
speculated as to whether America
would stand behind France and her
allies in their peace demands. The
German papers were firm in their
convictions that the allies would not
be as one and that their opinions
would be divided when reparations
were demanded of Germany.
"Germany has taken advantage of
many of our little differences and
has delayed in fulfilling the de
mands made at the signing of the
"Itr this, Germany lias failed. In
spite of the differences that may ov
ist among the allies now, they will
stand firmly . behind the demands
they made of Germany when the
armistice was signed."
Major Pechpff described the mil
lions of acres of farm lands, the
mills, mines and homes destroyed
by the German invaders and con
tinued: "The French won the battle of the
Marne twice. Once against an
armed foe and again when its dis
charged soldiers returned to this
devastated territory and won it back
to fertility again.
"Even though the peace terms
have not been met, France has not
been waiting idly for anv repara
tion which must come from Gerr
many. Its men and women have
been reclaiming the devastated ter
ritories and gradually its commer
cial and industrial centers are get
ting back to a semblance of its pre
Major Pechoff has spoken in 28
cities of the United States in the
last three months for the American
Committee of Devastated France.
Women Hold "Shower"
Party for Foundling
Baby Helene, foundling found
Tuesday night in the hallway of the
home of Mrs. M. S. Tate, 2543
Capitol avenue, was remembered last
night by. women of the neighbor
hoods who gathered at the home of
Mrs. C. K. ate, 2604 Davenport
These women showered affection
on the infant and they also showered
material blessings of a nature nec
essary to the life of one so young.
Mrs.' Tate, foster mother, reiter
ated her intentions of making appli
cation in court next month to adopt
Helene for her own. -
and Could Not Rest.
" I suffered fortbout four years with
eczema on my limbs, from my knees
down. At first they ware very small
pimples, and after a while the akin
would begin to swell and get thick
and crack open. My clothing rubbed
the eruption, causing awful itching
and burning, and I could !not rest
"I began to use Cuticura and get
relief, and when I had used two cakes
of .Cuticura Soap and one box of
Cuticura Ointment I was healed."
(Signed) Nelson Smith, Cache, 111.
Cuticura Soap, Ointment and Tal
cum promote and maintain skin pur
ity, skin comfort and skin health
often when all else fails.
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whwe. 8mp Ke. Ojatatnl nd We. Tata Sc.
B Cubcara Smp wilhMt at.
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THINK IT OVER,
Frenchman Who Gave
Talk to Concord Club!
Brief City News
Civil Service Examination The
civil service commission announces
an examination for appointment ot
lieutenant (Junior grade) civil engi
neer corps, United States navy, at
a salary of $3,222 to $4,022 annual
ly. The local civil service secretary,
postofflce building, can furnish all
Girls Disappears Frances Van
Pelt, 14, pupil of Lothrop school,
disappeared from her home, 2208
Nortr? Nineteenth street, Wednesday
night, according- to a report made
by her mother, Mrs. V. C. Van Pelt,
to the police. The girl took most
of her clothes with her.
For Chiropractic Board Dr. X,ee
W. Edwards, Omaha chiropractor,
was in Springfield, 111., Tuesday, ap.
pearing before the judiciary com
mittee of the Illinois legislature in
behalf of the bill providing for a
separate chiropractic examining
board. Dr. Edwards lectured to the
students of .the National School of
Chiropractic at Chicago yesterday.
Paroled From Jail Alice Violet
Schmidt, recently fined $300 by Dis
trict Judge Troup, on a charge of
writing checks without having funds
in the bank, was released from the
county jail yesterday when she faint
ed In a cell and her physical condi
tion was brought to the attention of
the court. She was paroled to Adult
Probation Officer O'Brien.
of the Switchmen's union of North
America, has been elected mayor of
Kansas City, Kan.
Com ids nee
The people have
HARRY B. ZIMMAN
And confidence is the greatest
asset of a public official. In order
to be efficient, a public official
must have the respect and trust
of the people.
When the street car employes threatened to strike Mr.
Zimman was chosen . as mediator by both factions.
He negotiated a settlement and averted a strike.
He has acted as mediator in set
tling many, labor .controveries.
Both Employer and Worker
Have Confidence in Him.
His civic record is a history of battles
v for the interests of the people.
DON'T FORGET ZIMMAN
WHEN YOU VOTE MAY 3
Body of Bandit
Taken lo Ohio
! Alleged Accomplice Will Re
sist Extradition to Texas
Police Dispute Over Re
ward for Caputre.
; The body of Frank' Seward, al-
leged bandit who died in St. Joseph
hospital, was sent to Chilicothe, O.;
i tast night, accompanied by the 1
I year-old widow, Irene, who received
$100 by telegraph from her father
at Tampa. Fla.. and another $100
from Thomas Seward of Columbus,
I O.. brother of the dead man.
Harry Savage, alias D. X. Stack,
alleged accomplice of Seward in a
robbery in Texas, started action yes
terday in district court to resist ex
tradition to the Lone Star state.
Texas officers who came to Omaha
have wired for extradition papers.
Irene' Seward and Bobby Jones,
the women arrested in connection
with the shootinsr of Seward and the
arrest of Savage, were released yes- I
, , T...1 I - . . .. !.. !
leraay morning oy juage rosier in
Central police court.
Division of $2,000 reward money,
offered by Toledo, Fort Worth and
Detroit for the apprehension of Sew
ard, is a matter of dispute between
Detectives Ben Danbaum and Fred
ADV KRTISKM EN V.
It's Easy-If You Know Dr.
Edwards' Olive Tablets
The secret of keeping young js to feel
young to do this you must watch your
Lver and bowelsthere'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 conies
from inactive bowels and liver.
Dr. Edwards, a well-known physician
in Ohio, perfected a vegetable com
pound mixed will olive oil to acton
the liver and bowels, which he gave to
his patients for years.
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets, the sub
stitute for calomel, are gentle in their
action yet always effective. They bring
about that natural buoyancy which all
should enjoy by toning up the liver and
clearing the system of impurities.
hv their olive color. 15c and 30c.
.u'!nV of fpilernl rt School)- Adv.
KEEP LOOKING YOUNG
ralmtag on one side and Edward J.
Shannon, city inspector of police rail
boxes, on the other. Shannon claims
the reward on the grounds that he
was the first nun to reach Seward
after the bandit escaped from the
fourth story window of the Welling
ton liotet last Saturday night. The
detectives assert that they captured
Seward and they intend to "iiRht for
3 Boys Who Broke Out of
Jail Here Seen in Iowa
The only news from the three
youths who broke out of the county
jail Tuesday night came from Ona
wa. Ia., a town between here and
Sioux City. Officers there reported
that they "saw the three boys about
noon Wednesday. Bt at that time
they did not know of the jail de
livery. Sheriff Clark believed when they
broke jail ihey would head for Sioux
City, where two of them live.
Extaordianry Sale of
Rugs Next Saturday
Union Outfitting Co.
Long Wearing Rugs in
Beautiful Colors for Any
Room at Notable Savings
If you want an inexpensive rug
for Dining Room, Living Room,
Bedroom, Sun Parlor or Porch,
this sale of "room size" fiber
rugs at the Union Outfitting Co.
Saturday is the opportunity you
have been waiting for.
These all-fiber rugs in 6x9
8-3x10-6 and 9x12 sizes are wash
able, will not break when bent
over, lay well on the floor and
are so well made they will last
for years. As always, you make
your own terms.
Home Talent Play.
Hridsepoit. Neb., April 28. (Spe
cial.) The Modern Woodmen canip
here will present the play
"TOLL" BRIDGE FACTS
Fly in or Pay Toll ;'
Because of a $226,000 income from its old
toll bridge, the street car company is spend
ing thousands of dollars to scare the voters
out of building a free bridge for them
selves. A Free Bridge will annex 40,000 peo
ple to Omaha; will bring more busi
ness, more work; will let Iowa food,
agricultural products and Jive stock
come to Omaha free, by truck, and
will let everybody come into Omaha
Free. ' ' ;
COST WILL BE NOTHING
COMPARED TO BENEFITS
Here's the small amount that' experts figure ths Free Bridft
Ux will be on different properties, eelectedl at random: ,
Intuii Tut4 Brl4fTu
Address. Yala. Vata. rerTear.
.MiiS I.afayl t .3SA 670 $ 1.01
J54I3 South ilBtk 4,400 f)W 1M
lltUS South Mlb 1,300 . 2 an ,SS
South 33rd. S.400 1,090 1.S2
710 South 8th Av 2,6011 Z .Tfl
ZOUB North lth 3,600 RSO , .TS
4424 Korth 27ta 1.880 ! .M
Dodge 4,000 MO l.a
1501 Howard 115,000 33,000 Un
4806 California 3,400 60 1.M
SOU UaTCuport B,400 1,080 1SS
'.'016 Sooth 7th 690 . 130 .IS
4S3S Marcy 1,450 300 .43
5017 Capitol 5,000 1,000 1.50
1620 Oak l.OOO 380 .17
30 North 24th 2,760 550 .8
41 1 South 10th 43,600 ,600 13.SO
1101-5 DouRlaa 80,000 16,0O 24.60
1811 Caatelar 1.300 260 ,36-
320 South 37th 34,300 6,80 16.K
G. W. Wattle home.
NOTE: The Free Bridge Committee Needs Money. Send
Contributions to L. B. BOZELL, 304 Paxtoa Block.
has been W. G. Ure's job throughout his
public service as a county commissioner,
city arid county treasurer and city
As County Commissioner
he enforced economy, restricted graft
and fought for a dollar's worth of
service or material for every dollar
spent. ' - "
he collected back taxes from tax shirk
ers, arranged for the retirement" of
bonds and payment of warrants
wherever possible and set new standards
of efficiency in the office.
As City Commissioner
he practiced economy as well as
preached it, enforced the separation of
bond accounts from current expense
fundspaid off maturing bonds.
For twenty years W. G. Ure has been an
. outstanding figux'e in every campaign
for clean, honest and efficient city gov
ernment in Omaha. ' -
VOTE FOR URE
For City Commissioner
Election Day, May 3d
Mrs. F. S. CopM
Japan is considering the possibility.
'of subsidizing the silk industVy. , .
the Law" Kay 6.
land is director.
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