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THE BF.E: OMAHA, FRIDAY. APRIL 28. 1922.
of Birth of Grant
Kuloic of Former I'rfaidfnt
ami Military Leader Drliv
frr J ly Judge Stauffrr
l)iirii Judge C. O. Stautfrr, one
of the nicker Ml the l'1)e 5.
Grant crlrbntion fierday after-
nooit in the Vojiitf Womrii thri
I urn association building. eprreil
the hone that the birthday anmver
urjp of thi great president and
military Iradcr will be observed
evrrv vrar in Omaha,
This local observance of the lX)ih
anniversary of Ihe birth of General
Grant on lirld under the aupicci
of the Daughtcri t Civil War Vet
eran, Mr. Alton J'. Monnrll, presi
dent. Mir was assisted by Mr.
Ora F.. Johnson, Mn. J. M Lowe,
Mm, Genevieve Cole and Mm N.
Wamley. Mr. Georgia l'riestly,
Fremont, uie president of the
Daughter of Civil War Veteran,
was one of the honored guests of the
Exemplar of Brotherly Love.
Judge SlaiifTer referred to Grant
a au outstanding national figure,
a man who conquered himself and
who wa an immortal exemplar of
the spirit of brotherly love. The
judge ole of the surrender of Lee
to Grant a the occasion of the most
magnanimous treatment of a -'defeated
enemy ever recorded.
"It wa a masterpiece of mag
nanimity and diplomacy, based on
Grant' scne of what wa right and
proper." said Judge Staiiffcr. i
"It behoves ui to satcguara tnese
treasure of liberty that have been
vouchsafed to us," he added. "There
are sinister influences still at work
and we should not relax our effort
to uohold our institutions and to
promote good citizenship."
Mayor J. C. Dahlman offered some
interesting chapters from the life
of General Grant, illustrating - the
great courage and determination of
this general who did not include the
word "fail" in his vocabulary.
a Captain Adams Speaks.
Capt. C. E. Adams, past commander-in-chief
of the Grand Army
of the Republic, gave an inspiring
talk which bristled with patriotic
and historic references. Maj. R S.
Wilcox, C. E. Weller and J. L.
.Webster also spoke.
The program was opened by Lieut
Col. George Johnstone of the Oma
ha High school cadet battalion, and
Richard Shadle of Boy Scout troop
No. 8who read sketches of the life of
Grant. Twelve members of Miss Ella
Thorngatc's Americanization class
of Kellom school were attendants.
Mrs. Alice Schleh read an original
poem of the flag. Mr. Harriet
Wilcox read a history of U. S. Grant
post, Woman's Relief Corps, of
which she is a charter member.
A venerable attendant was David
H. Burton. 92, of Minneapolis, father
of Mrs. F. H. Judson. Members
of the Woman's Relief Corps of
Grant post were among the honored
guests. S. H Ackerman, president
of the New Citizens' league, spoke
on "Lives of Our National Heroes
an Inspiration to New Citizens."
Others present were: Colonel Up
ton, Fort Crook; B. J. . Newlon,
Spanish War Veterans; Earl J.
Lewis, Sons of Veterans; Harry
Hough, American Legion; Gordon
Ouray, Foreign War Veterans. Com
rade William Mcintosh entertained
with vocal and banjo music.
Man Wounded as Revolver
Drops; Police Hold Him
"When L. H. Hansen of Columbus;
Neb., climbed down from a train in
the Union Pacific freight yards yes
terday morning his revolver fell and
was discharged, the bullet wounding
liim in the left leg.' He had started
to flee from Special Agent Reiley.
Reiley arrested him and filed a com
plaint against him of carrying con
Brief City News
MumIo Festival The Intermediate
division of the ChrlHtian Kndeavor
union will hold a sprlnjr mimic fontt
vnl at the Central Park Congrega
tional church this evening at 8.
Modlar to Speak I. A.-Medlar,
secretary of the Nebraska Hotel as
sociation, is to speak in Columbus
Pnturdny to the state convention of
the Travelers' Protective agency.
DIvorwMl From Sailor Bess Par
ker was granted a divorce from Carl
P. Parker In district court yester
day. Parker waa a sailor on the
United States presidential yacht.
Heads Medic Organisation Dr.
Benjamin F. Bailey of Llnooln was
elected president of the Nebraska
State Medical association at the
closing session of its 54th annual
convention here yesterday.
RabM Preaches Tonight Rabbi
Frederick Conn will preach on "The
Return of Peter Grimm" Friday eve
ning at 8 In Temple Israel. He will
preach on "When May Follows,"
Saturday morning at 10:30.
Humane Society to Build The
Humane society of Omaha Is mak
ing plans to erect a $35,000 build
ing in the city, according to an
nouncement at the meeting of the
board at Bura-ess-Nash tea room
yesterday. . '
Suea for Divorce Mary Lee Wirt,
85. daughter of the late Rev. S.
Dutcher. former pastor of the First
Christian church, aued for divorce
from Van A. Wirt, manager or
the Visible Record Supply company
of Chicago yesterday.
Recovers Cat On a replevin ac
tion. Mrs. C. E. Head, 2509 Far-
nam street, has recovered a Persian
cat, "Merry Sunshine,' 'and four kit
tens, from theu premises or uixie
Mack. 613 North Eighteenth street
A hearing la now being held.
Cook Want Alcohol Mrs. Clara
Porsdale, Tenth and Poppleton, ar
rested recently for violation of the
prohibition law, will tell why she
needs alcohol for cooking In the
office of U. 8. Itohrer, "dry" en
forcement officer, at 9 today.
Boy Now "Tranic Offlcor" Little
Ray Kellogg, 7. who lost his loft
leg in a street car accident, is now
"traffic officer" for nurses and
visitors In the corridors of Nicho
las Senn' hospital. He says he does
not want to go home or to school,
but wanta to stay with the nurses.
Caught In Elevator L. J. Slpe,
elevator operator; Joseph Mooney.
708 South Sixteenth street, and A.
O. Anderson, messenger, were im
prisoned for an hour and a half in
a city hall elevator between the
second and third floors yesterday.
They were released when a panel
at the top of the elevator was' removed.-
Waif, 7. Is Center
of Court Action
Adopted Son of Lute Charles)
Moriarty Sought Iy
Whether little Jack, 7. is to be
brought up in Catholic or a
Protestant home probably will be
decided today by County Judge
Jack, Salvation Army home wail,
was reared to the age of 7 in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Moriarty, both of whom died in the
last two years.
He then went to live in the home
of Mr. ami Mrs. R. M. Van Nets,
4186 Wakrley street. Their petition
to adopt him legally wa contented
in county court yesterday by rela
tives of the Moriartys, who want to
1 he Van Ncs.es have a letter
written by Mr. Moriarty which,
they claim, shows that he wanted
them to adopt the boy. The Moriarty
relatives put a different construct)"
on the letter,
John Kuh, aged father vl the late
Mrs, Moriarty, testified yeierdy oi
ih ability of another of lii children,
Mrs. Mavgi Moriarty, widow who
lives with him, to care fur J k.
Attorneys will argue the rae this
If the Vaiy N'rr are allowed lo
adopt him, he is lo be sent to
Catholic schools and, the Catholic
churrh in accordance with Ins de
ceased loiter parent' withes.
For the third lime in at many
years the propoted Ureal Lakes-to-ocesn
waterway was re-endorsed
Wednesday night at a conference of
the Miiipi Valley association in
Kna City, according to J. David
I aron, comimionrr of the Omaha
Clumber of Commerce, who attend
ed the conference. The matter creat
ed favorable diHUMion at the con-
terenie, Mr, Larson said. Kolu
Hons favoring the project as rn
nursed by the pee were sent to
1) 5Q0G3 j
Last Tlasee Tenia at
BEBC I LARRY
f una Tmmtiw
BASE BALL SEASON
TODAY, FRIDAY, APRIL 28th
Omaha v. Oklahoma City
Cam Called at 3:48 P. M.
Bnd concert before the same. Come
out early and lee the opening cere
monies. Also, let's try and win the
league trophy for the opening day at
tendance. No passes food today.
Box and admission tickets for sale
in town at the United Cigar Store, 15th
and Farnam Streets. y .
&u are the worst
of aU thieves
a wife -stealer I
I There Is -j.
v A No Escape. ""fS
Moral Law W
FOUR JACKS aaa A QUEEN
"A Merry Gambol at CUaa mmd Melody "
FREAR, BACCOTT FREAR
, "Baseball Idivsyacraaiaa"
lilt if mi
in the screen adaptation of
, the aucceaaful atage play that
tarred Grant Mitchell
wherein the ton of very
ariatocratic family proved
himself a regular guy.
"The World's Champion"
And Women Must Weep"
An Unusual Story Scenic Something New
in "Torchy's Ghost"
Haupt at Organ
Julius K. Johnson
Overture and Orgaat
OMAHA'S MOST BEAUTIFUL AND
ATTRACTIVE SUBURBAN HOME
Treat your friends to the best southern
chicken dinner west of the Mississippi.
Prepared and served by Omaha's
foremast chef and caterer. Phone
JAckson 38B1 for reservations.
ALFRED JONES Chef and Prop.
APPEARANCE IN VAUDEVILLE
Secrets of Youth
With a Story Every Woman V
Will Want to Hear!
SEE HER $50,000 FACE
, la conjunction with tha superb pkturixation of the greatest
marriage melodrama ever written
' m as. siir An ta
Starts nday N?re
Ho Proves the Impossible Possible
Ask ALEXANDER about anything
that may be troubling you; ques
tions concerning your wife, lover,
husband, sweetheart; who is true to
you and who is false; whom you will
marry and when. What is the best
business for you to engage in. I
Should you buy, sell or mortgage.
The whereabouta of missing rela
tives or friends. What are your I
financial prospects. If you are
lucky. In fact, ALEXANDER will
answer any question. Just write
the same at home, seal in any man
ner you desire, bring to the theater I
and you will be answered directly
In Conjunction With a Pleasing Vaudeville
.. Program and a P h olpplay Feature
Bargain W f Lower
Matinee llO Floor or
Doors open tomorrow at 11:30 A. MY First show starts at 12 o'clock.
' Again wo urge pleas come early.
Is Matrimony a Failure?
V IT ISTOLAFF U
, You Ought to Know?
Matinee Dally 2:1S Eaary Night S:1S
"Almost a Sinth'
Keegan and O'Rourke
Featuring CEROCE J. BROWN
World's Champion Walker
Bert and Florence Maye
Harry Lang and Gene Vemen
Assisted by Irene Delray
Mats., 15c to SOc; Some 75c to $1. Set.
and Sun. Nights, 15c to $1 ; soma S1.2S
Sat. and Sun. Seats are Reserved. r
May Day Concert
Omaha Saxophone Band
Organized by Edwin G. Stevens and Marahall B. Craig
MARSHALL B. CRAIG, DIRECTING
Francis Wyatt, Soloist Mary Adelo Abbott, Pianist '
Edwin C Stevens, Organist Flora Sears Nelson, Pianist
Classical, Sacred and Popular Program
Strand Theater. Sunday. April 30, 1 1 a. m.
Admission, 90c, Plus Ta, Including Regnlar Photoplay Program
in his greatest and
Empress Rustic Garden
AH Drinks, 10c All Tables Free
ADMISSION ' .
Week Day, 25c Includes Tax
Carl Lamp's Orchestra
Harriet Tuttle Bartlett
of Krotona, Hollywood, Cal.
National Lecturer, for Theoeophica!
Society, will five a aerie ef lectures
in ARTHUR BLDG. AUDITORIUM,
210 South 18th St.
Thursday, Si IS p. m., April 17
"OUR GLORIOUS DESTINY," the
MESSAGE of the Ages.
Friday, SilS p. m. "Biblical Sym
bolism in the Light ef Science and
Salufday, 8ll5 p.' m, April 2ft
"BiUe Stories lUumiaated by The
Sunday, S:t5 p. April 30 "Is'
REINCARNATION TAUGHT la th.
I BIBLE V ' .... I
-The Lectures Are Free..
, Th Public la Invited.
Second Spring Dance
Salarday Evening, April 29
Children This " Of
Engagement ; aCvv
Bee Want Ads
Best Business Boosters
TWO SHOWS IN ONE
A fascinating story of
bon bona and business
Odd Prices Greatly Reduced for One Day
viz vy D A Y
Every Department Offers Savings
One large table of Infants' Wear
of odd lots, values up to S2.&0:
on sal Friday at 69s)
Children's Dresses, 1n while and
colors, slightly tolled, values up
to IS.OO; on sale Friday at SI. 69
Children's Spring Coats, elite t
to ( years, values up to (8.50; on
sale Friday at .52.69
Women's silk Hosejhfc
Pure Silk Hose, first quality;
black, white and cordovan: all
aizes; worth $1.00, for.... 69
Lisle Hose, 3 Fairs for 69c
Women's Mercerized Lisle
Hose, ribbed and hemmed tops;
wonderful values; In black,
white and brown; formerly sold
at 69c per pair, 2 pair 69d
Silk Lisle Half Hose, 2 Fairs 69c
Children's Half Hose, first qual
ity; variety of fancy tops; regu
lar SOc values, all sizes; 2 pairs
Ginghams, S Yards for 69c
In all new patterns, checks,
plaids and stripes. These are a.
regular 39c value.
Bleached Muslin, 5 lards for 69c
36 Inches wide; no back fill
ing; a good quality. Regular
19c kind, ' '
Anaex. . -
Underwear Crepe, 3 Yards 69e
Fine white underwear crepe,
31 inches wide. A regular 39c
White Lawn, 6 Yards for 69c
Very sheer. This is the reg
ular 35c kind.
Black Sateen, 3 Yards for 69c
Finely mercerized, 36 inches
wide; lengths 1 to 5 yards. Reg
ular 39c kind.
. Sheets, 69c
Size 72x90; neat French seam.
well made, good quality. Regu
lar 98c value.
Pillow Slips, 4 for 69c
Same quality as sheets; size
36x42 inches. Regular 29e value.
Percales, 4 Yards for 69e
36 inches wide; lights, grays
and indigoes; new, neat pat
terns. These are a regular 29c
Women's One-Strap Slippers
and a few kid Prince Alberta,
with McKay and turn soles;
broken sizes; regular prices
12.00, 12.50 and $3.00, at fl.69
Lady Bath Froat Lare Corsets
Pink coutil, elaatlo in back,
shield in front; long skirt; $4.60
value at 82.69
Gowns aad Teddies, Me
Batiste and muslin Gowns and
Teddies, laca and embroidery
trimmed; regular 98c values.
Lisle Union Salts, 69e
Women's fin . lisle Union
Suits, pink or white, tifbt kuf
or anen Dot torn; oana or Male
Boys' and Girls' Union Salts, 69c
Boys' and girls' fine lisle or
athletic Union, Suits, sizes 6 tp
16 years; regular 98c values. :
. t ., inn.
Women's Hose, S Fain for 69c
A good, serviceable hose, In
black or brown, all sizes. A
regular 26c value.
Children's Fancy Sox, S pair 69c
Children'a Fancy Sox, all alzea,
iA to 9, regular 36c value. '
Children's Hose, 4 Pain for 69c
' Black or brown, medium or
heavy rib; all alzea. Regular
: 69c SALE
Children's Fiae Bib Hoie,
3 Paira for 69c
' Mercerized, all aizes, very
elastic. Regular 39c value. ' .
Women's Fine' Hose, 3 Pairs (9c
All sizes, black, brown or
white. These are a regular 39c
Crone Bloomers. 69c Pair .
Fine pink crepe bloomers
cut and well made. Thest
a regular 98c value. V ')
Fine Batiste Step-las, 69c Pair
Very fine quality material,
well made, trimmed with lace
and embroidery. Regular 98c
Womeu's Lisle Tests, 3 for 69c
All sizes, full cut, win sieerea
or aleeveless. Regular 39c value.
Photoplay 12:00, 2:30, 5:00,