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THE BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY, MAY '11, 1921. - - : - , , ,
Matters Goes to
Omahaa Convicted of Aiding
In Bank Fraud Awaits Com
mitment Papers at Lea
Reports at Prison
To Begin His Term
Thomas H. Matters, .Omaha at
torney, accompanied by his son, T.
H. Matters, jr.i applied yesterday
morning for admittance at the fed
eral prison at Leavenworth, Kan.,
where-he will begin a five-year sen
tence as soon as the warden receives
the. necessary documents from
Omaha. ' K '
Matter's cotiiifvittment was to have
begun last night l. The Omaha
maij went to Leavenworth to give
himself up, without waiting for the
" formality ojf a United States mar
shal escorting liim to the prison.
Warden Anderson of Leavenworth
wired to the local United States mar
shal's office as follows: "Thomas II.
Matters has reported here in person.
Cannot accept him until papers ar
rive. Wire me when papers can be
Acting United States Marshal
Nickerson was in Lincoln, lut depu
ties of the office announced tl.at the
Matters papers would be mailed at
once .and the warden advised by
It is understood that Matters'
sentence may be reduced to three
years and eight mcnths for good be
havior. The marshal's office here ex
pressed the belief that Matters
slipped away to avoid publicity and
the prospect of being taken to prison
Deputy Warden L. J. Fletcher of
Leavenworth stated over long dis
tance telephone yesterday that Mat
ters appeared at the prison office at
10 a. m. He was unable to state
the kind of -work to which Matters
will be assigned.
Matters was denied a pardon by
two presidents. His third respite of
30 days expired last night. He was
convicted of aiding M. L. Lucbben,
J .president of -the First National bank
of Sutton, in defrauding that bank.
Ladies of Elks Resent
Charge Card Playing Is
Their 'Chief Indulgence
Mrs. Franks Kennedy, vice presi
dent and treasurer of the Ladies of
the Elks, resents charges made by
members of the Benevolent and Pro
tective Order of Does, that "card
playing is the chief indulgence of
the former club." She insists that
benevolence and charity arc the
chief objects of the Ladies of the
Mrs. Kennedy mentioned the pres
entation of "The Mikado," by her
organization at the Brandeis theater
last March for the benefit of the
Mrs. E. E. Stanfield." grand pa
triotic tiacfrema of the B.- P.' O.' D.,
asserted that the L. O. E. is a club
rather than an "organization."
'The officers of the B. P. O. D.
are still members of the L. O. E.,
Mrs. Stanfield said, "but they do
not attend the parties, because they
.don't care to spend their time play
ing cards and talking."
Mrs. Kennedy added that the I,.
O. E. will continue to hold their
parties and dances in the Elks as
Babe Sues Street Railway
A Co. for $25,000 Damages
Gilder P. Yarn, though he is less
than two months old, tiled suit in
district court yesterday afternoon
against, the .Omaha & Council Bluffs
Street Railway company for $25,000
damages.; He sets forth that on
March 21, 1921, just 12 days before
his own birth, his mother, Marion
P. Vatn was injured when two cars
collided at park avenue, and Pacific
street ..and that this injury caused
him to be born with a weight of but
five and a half pounds and to be
puny and in ill-health ever since.
Four Bovs Sentenced for
Thefts of Automobiles
Admitting that they had stolen
- three automobiles on Omaha streets,
four boys were sentenced to insti
tutions yesterday afternoon by
" Juvenile Judge Sears. n .
V Fred Wcyerman, 12, 1016South
Twenty-seventh street, and Charles
Mercurio, IS, 2210 Pierce street,
vere sent to -Kearney Industrial
school. Clyde Lcftridge, 16, 121
North Twentieth street, and Abra
ham Holdsbcrg, 13, 819. South Twen
tieth street, were sent to Riverview
home. . ' I' ' - ' - - -
Spring Festival Feature
Of High School Picnic
One of the features of the annual
picnic of the High . School of Com
'.: , merce at ElinwOod park today will
ho a enrinrr festival at 10 a. 111.. Un
der the direction of Miss Jcancttc I
" " ? t. I
father lime, nympns, missian
skaters, butterflies and flowers will
gambol on the green and will prc
- ; , sent a scene of colorful splendor.
. Detectives Believ e Arrest
Will Break Up Auto Gang
Detectives believe that the arrest
of Robert Clark, 22,- 1114 North
Twenty-fourth street, will lead to
- the breaking up of an automobile
gang Three associates of Clark
. and "higher-ups" are being sought
by the authorities. Six stolen auto
mobiles are said to have been re
" covered through the arrest of Clark.
Sheriff Wants Deputies.
f ...... ...-(; ncrivi1 deoutv shcr-
A iff are wanted by Sheriff Mike
Clark for work at Ak-Sar-Ben field
' during the spring race meet, June
' -. in i'hv will irnrlc onlv during
' the afternoons and the pay will be
$4 a day.. , Applicants stiouta sec mc
sheriff in his oitice, nun
the court house.
Grocery Firm Sued.
O. A. Harlan Co., of San Jose.
Cal., brought suit for $13,715 dam
ages against the Williams-Murphy
company of Omaha in federal court
vesterdav. Re pudiation of fruit con
tracts by- the Omaha concern is alleged.
l-.y vl ..Mill
T. H. Matters.
Ice Price Raised
10 Cents Hundred
Pounds in Omaha
Companies Justify Advance
From 60 to 70 Cents on
Ground of Short Win
Several ice companies announced
yesterday that they will increase the
retail price of ice from 60 to 70
cents a hundred pounds on account
of the short icecrop last winter.
The municipal ice department is
selling artificial ice at the plant,
Twentieth street and Poppleton
avenuf, and at 24 "jitney" stations
?.i 30 cents a hundred pounds. Th-s
ice is not delivered. General Man
ager K B. Howell of the Municipal
plant said he did not contemplate
anv Tineas of ice rates.
Frank R. Mocklcr ot the Uniutia
Ice and Cold Storage company
slated that his company H shipping
i;e f:ti Minnesota and that it is
co-.'fj a ton, Omaha, l '.as $.!fcO
a ten for fr;;cht, with an estimate
shrink cf five tons to lli car.
The Peoples Ice company stated
that it would not increase the retail
price from 60 cents a hundred, but
that it ould advance the wholesale
price 10 cents per hundred, begin
ning June 1.
W. F. Poff of the City Ice com
pany stated he was told that ice is
being sold for $1 a hundred in some
towns of this state. The DunJee
I-.e ccmpany and the West Omaha
Fu l and Ice company, as well s
otlcre. announced increased rttu'l
Council Defers Action
On School Building Permit
The city council deferred action
yesterday on a request of the cxec
rtive committee of the Chamber of
Commerce, asking that the Board
of Education be . granted a permit
to erect a temporary, semi-fireproof.
one-!itory school building on
the site at the northeast corner ot
Twentieth and Leavenworth streets.
The former building was destroy
ed by fire last New Year's eve. The
council will consider further the
proposition of permitting the erec
tion of this building which would
house nearly 1.000 boys and girls.
Brief City News
Married by Dr. Snvldjrc Rev.
Charles W. Savide ninrrled Mtss
Caroline Heinke ami Cecil M. Asa,
both of Talmage, Neb., Thursday
Only $10 Now A. jury returned a
verdict of $1 against Ed Kline in
favor of Adalbert McLeran in a suit
for the alienation of the affections
of Edith McLprnn. Kline stated
that he had only 111 left of a for
tune of 10,000. Now ho has 10.
Adams Not Dismissed J. B.
Hummel, city commissioner in
charge of parks, explained yesterday
that, he did not dismiss WV U.
Adams, veteran horticulturist. The
commissioner told Adams that a re
duction of salary .would bo neces
sary. To Bo Burled In Arlington The
body of Col. Amos W. Kimball, who
died at Fort Crook, was taken to
Washington. D. C, Inst night. Major
AValsh wont as military escort.
Burial will be in Arlington National J
cemeterv, beside the grave of Mrs. j
Held on.' Drug Charge Pave Me-i
Kenna, negro, charged with posses-
sion of narcotics, waived prelimi
nary hearing before United StateB
Commissioner Bochlcr in federal
court yesterday and was bound over
to the grand jury on a. $1,000 bond.
McKcnna was released recently
from the county Jail, wher he
served sentence of 30 days for sale
Borllllon Ofllivr Named Edward
Duda, police chauffeur, has been ap
pointed BertHlon expert for the po
lice department. Duda has made a
study of the finger print methods
of identification. He was in the ftro
department six years before entering
police service a year ago.
Bishop to Visit Hiw-TCev. Baniel
St. Tuttle, presiding bishop of the
Episcopal church in Amerieu, will
visit Omaha Juno S, just 54 years
since his Inst visit here, when he was
crossing the country as a mission
ary to Utah. A local reception com
mittee has been announced and so
cial functions are being arranged.
With a chemical process invented
in Denmark cheaper woods in 24
hours are made as durable as sev
eral years of drying.
Legal Holiday Here
Mayor James C. Dahlman has is
sued the following Memorial day
'T, James C. Dahlman, mayor of
the city of Omaha, by virtue of au
thority vested in me by the statute of
the state of Nebraska, do . hereby
proctaim Monday, May 30, common
ly known as Decoration day, a legal
holiday within the city of Omaha,
which'day is set aside for appropriate
recognition of, and respect to our
departed soldiers and sailors, and do
urge that the people of the city of
Omaha observe said day in a man
ner fitting and appropriate to. the
Omalian to Attend National ,
Gathering of Lithuanians
J. P. Uvick left for Washington,
D. C, last night to represent Omaha
at a national congress of Lithuan
ians May 31-June 2. He explained
that the chief purpose of the meeting
is to urge congress to recognize
Lithuania as a dc jure government.
Mr. Uvick is a member of a com
mittee which will meet President
Harding next Tuesday in the inter
ests of Lithuania.
Finger Prints Indicate That
"Wingie" Davis Is Still Alive
Examination xl finger prints found
ile at-- Grand Island
indicate -that-"Whigic" Davis, who
was thought to have been slam a
few days ago in the Hall county
town, is still alive. Detectives Dan
batim and Palmtag believe Davis was
not the man who was shot. .
For the Home
and j or the
At all seasons of the year
indoors and outdoors nothing
adds to one's pleasure more
than music, and no instru
ment furnishes better music
than a . ..,
In our Grafonola department,
are Grafonolas of varying
sizes from the extreme large
concert model to the smaller
Priced from $22.50
Your old machine taken as
part payment on any new
Our prices on Furniture, Car
pets and Rugs are from 30 to
50 per cent lower than last
year. A brief inspection of
this store's merchandise and
prices will readily ." convince
you of the saving to be made
by buying here.
. QrUHAS VAUH iyiM STOW
Howard St. Btw. 15th ft 16th
Unusual Values Are Offered
Friday in the Downstairs Store
Special Sale of
at 10c each
5,000 hardy outdoor gerani
ums suitable for window boxes or
flower beds are offered at 10c
each for Friday.
No phone or mail orders ac
cepted and we cannot deliver the
plants at this price.
Extraordinary Values in Our New
Downstairs Millinery Section
FLAGS 1 Untrimmed Shapes at 69c
For Decoration Day
When Memorial Day cornea around
everybody will want to fly a new United
States f lagf Good flags are here in a va
riety of sizes, from small silk flags up.
to the largest all-wool bunting.
Below we quote a few:
, 4x7-foot muslin flag with gomets,
12x22-inch cambric muslin flags with
' staff, at 8c each.
4x6-inch cambric muslin flags at 35c
5x8-foot fine muslin flags, $2.25 ea.
Other sizes up to the 10xl5-foot, at
One lot of untrimmed shapes in every imaginable color and style. Every style
from the large dressy shape to the small turban style can be found in the assort
ment. Special for Friday at 69e. '
Transparent Hats, $1.49
These hair braid and maline transparent hats are real values. In many instances
they are being sold for less than half the price that they are offered elsewhere.
A Sample Line of New Summer Flowers, 25c
Just the thing for you to make your old hats look like new, and if you pur
chase the shape and trimmings here, we will trim your hat FREE OF CHARGE.
On Sale Friday-3,600 Pairs of Men's Hose at 10c a Pair
3,600 pairs of men's summer weight hose, knit from a good quality cotton yarn, with reinforced heels"
and toes, elastic ribbed tops. Colors blue, gray, cordovanblack, white and Palm Beach. All sizes. Friday
at 10c pair. Limit of 12 pairs to a customer. No C. O. D. s or Phone Orders
Sale of Women's
Skirts made of fine gab
ardine, poplin and fancy
weaves, trimmed with belt
and pockets and pearl but
tons. All garments are
shrunk and they come in
regular and extra siies.
Specially priced at $2.00.
Diapers Infanta' white flannel dia
pers at $2.75 and $2.90 a
dozen. Sizes 27 and 30 in.
Linens and Bedding
at Very Special Prices
Bath Towels, 19c
Bleached bath towels of large size and heavy , weight,
with blue border. Hotels and rooming houses will do well
to purchase these liberally.
Table Cloths, $1.19
Bleached damask table cloths, a heavy weight , quality
-in good designs, two yards long.
Percale, 19c yard
36-inch percale, an excellent quality in neat stripes and
small designs of light or dark colors.
Unbleached Sheeting, 8c yard
36-inch unbleached sheeting; a splendid quality that will
give very good service; limit of 11 yards to a customer.
Pillow Cases, 23c each
Hemmed pillow cases, a fine round thread quality with
out filling or dressing of any kind. These have a neat three
inch hem and in size 42x36 inches. Very special at 23c each.
Bed Sheets, 95c each
Seamed bed sheets of heavy weight sheeting, an
excellent quality, in size 72x90 inches. Limit of six sheets
to a customer.
Luncheon Sets, $1.00 Sets
Set consists of 5 or 13 pieces and come in several designs
and in four good colors.
Summer Wash Goods, 45c yard
In all the newest designs and most beautiful combina
tions in the wanted small, neat figures. Unusual value for
45c yard. ' '
Fifty dozen medium
weight, good quality
chambray work shirts.
Cut full and roomy.
Double stitched. Sizes
14'Vi to 17 Vt- Friday
in the men's section i.t
53c. Limit of three to
Hose, 35c or 3
weight, black cotton
hose with ribbed tops.
All sizes. Priced at 35c
or 3 pairs for $1.00.
weight cotton union
suits with low neck and
no sleeves. Knee length.
All sizes, Priced at 39c
For the Tinv Tots
Infants' Kimonos, 65c
Infants' flannelette kimonos, trimmed with shell cro
cheted edges and ribbon bows.
Infants' Underskirts, 35c
Infants' Gertrude style flannelette underskirts, but
tons at the shoulder. Neatly trimmed with shell crocheted
erges at neck," armholes and bottom of skirt.
Infants' Sweater, $1.35 to $3.75
. Babies' pure wool sweaters and sacques in all white,
or trimmed in contrasting colors and tied with ribbon bows.
- WW CfepffiM)
Women's White Cloth
Footwear, $2.00 pr.
One lot of women's white cloth pumps, oxfords and strap
slippers in high or low heels are specially priced for Friday at
$2.00 a pair. All sizes in the lot. These are samples and odd lots
and are exceptional values.
Women's white "Keds" in
oxford style with low heels
for golf players. Special at
14c extra '
Regular pri'c. J5c) .
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Stew Pan TODAY
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many women prefer "Wear-Ever" kitchen utensila for every
kind of cooking. You also will KNOW from your own ex
perience that "Wear-Ever" insures better flavored foods
and that it effects a material SAVING in the amount of
fuel consumed in preparing meals. - '
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payment for one one-quart "Wear-Ever" Stew Panregular price $1.05.
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if these pana are not ob
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These stores, we KNOW, can supply you :' , !
M1NDEN J. S.'Pattisori Co. '. -'. V
MILFORD W.C.Klein . . f '
NEBRASKA CITY-r-Bichof Hrjw. Co.
H. F. Meyer '
NELSON i. C. Smith ft Sons
NELIGH Housh & Son .
NEMAHA Herbort Aytira
NORFOLK T. W. Johnson
Schurr 4 Siemsen ''
PALMYRA C. J. OUon 4 Co -PAWNEE
CITY Harrington Bros.
PLA1NVIEW Ebinitcr Hdw. Co.
SCRIBNER F. H. Ranslem & Son .
SPRINGFIELD Elwelt & Sons '
STAMFORD C. A. MaekprnnK V
SUTTON Carney's Hardware " .
CIIDCDinD tnk..h.. M . JJ
OMAHA J.L. Brpndcis & Sons; Bunsess-
Nash Co.; Metropolitan Water Dist.. Munic
ipal Gas Office: Orchard ft Wilhelm Co.:
Milton Rotters ft Sons to.; Big JH. Hard
ware. 6206 Slsple St.: uuesnros., uernon
Station: HiHbelcr & Co.. 2310 Vinton St.;
W.J.Mansfield. 6220 N. 24th St.; Max
Rosensteia, 1703 N. Z4th St.; Simpson
Hdw. Co.. 2446 Ames Ave.; Star Store,
1836 N. 24th St.
The Peterson ft Michelson Hrlw. Co.
Joseph PIprI, 5218 S. 2Ut St. .
ALBION O. E. Browder
BARTLEY I. Cawthra ft Son
BEAVER CITY G. W. Shafer & Son -BLAIR
The Arndt Hdw. Co.
BRADSHAW Van B. Stratton
CHAPPEL Western Lbr. and Hdw. Co
COLUMBUS Boyd ft RaRatx
CREIGHTON E. A. Roemer
DANBURY Kelly Bros. '
DIX Linn Hdw. Co.
EDISON H. I Luekinjr.
FT. CALHOUN Otto Kruse
FREMONT CourtriEht Hdw. Co.
KEARNEY C. F. Bodinson Hdw. Co.
KIMBALL Gus Linn
LAWRENCE Matt Friend
LEBANON Lebanon Equity F.xchanee
LINCOLN Miller & Paine
Rud,-re ft (iueni-l
STRATTON H. W, Grosse,
I UAMAn-TiacK tiros. i
TEMPERAL Catreli ft Sons
WAUNETAC.E. Johnston , t
WAHOO Killian Bros: , . "
WINNEBAGO C. . Buckley I
WOOD LAKE Lsnsen ft MePaniel
YORK -Bulloch's Ho. Co. - . - . .
TARKIO- Alex. Rankin Hdw. Co.
IOWA : . '
COi BLUFFS Petersoa-8choenln(t Hdw. Co,
HENDERSON McSweeney ftTriplett
MINDEN Msdsen Biro. .
ON AW A Thurston Hdw, Co. ;
SIDNEY Hiatt ft Ettenson.
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