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T1IE BRE: OMAHA, TIU'KSDAY, XOVKMHKK 21. 1012.
STREET CAR FIGHT ENDORSED
- A Pure Cream of Tartar Powder
Dr. Wm. Sedgwick Saunders, Medical Officer of
Health of the City of London, Eng., was good
enough to say that a long and universal experience
has proved a cream of tartar powder the most effi-
Plonf cafa anil rrsr rn i - o 1 m o r i re frrr rl-i"li rrttr
not be deleterious to the most delicate stomach.
In England the sale of baking powder
containing alum is absolutely prohibited.
WHEN BUYING BAKING POWDER, READ THE LABEL.
&RIEF CITY NEWS
BUok-FMconer Oo., Undertakers.
Iilxhttng- rixtnrea. BurffMi-arand.n Oo.
Have Boot Print Ix Now Beacon Press.
BaUey, the DontUt, City Nat'l. D. 2566.
O. A. Iitndq.nit, tailor. 235 Paxton Oik.
'Diamond LoM at 2V4 and 5 per cent.
,W. C riatau, 151 Dodge St Red 661.
Sis Hcicoe for low rates on diamond'
and watch loans. 152 2 Dodge. Adver
tisement. 'On Divorce Salt riled Kan A.
Baumer has sued Edward A. Baumer
' Honey and Purse Gone Thieves en
tered the room of J. F. McCauley at 123
ICorth Nineteenth street, Tuesday and
stole a purse containing $17.
Parrlsh Talks at Emerson Manager
K. V. Parish of the publicity bureau
talked "Omaha" Tuesday night at a
-meeting of the Emerson (Neh.) Commer
Officers on Inspection Trip Lieuten
ant Lorshbough of the navy" recruiting
station, leaves Sunday on an Inspection
jlr'lp, to Des Moines, jwhere he will swear
In several recruits, (who will be 'senCto
'the Pacific coast. : . '
Oribbago Board Btoltn Carl Swupson,
of Eldora, la., stopping at the Paxton,
lias reported to the police the theft of a
valuable crlbbage board from his room
At the hotel. The board was purchased
in Nome. Alaska, and Is worth 25.
Jury List for January United States
Attorney F. S. Howell has Instructed
Marshal Warner to draw up a jury list
to serve during the month of January.
Judgo W. II. Munger has over forty cases
on the docket und wants to clean them
up before the April term of court.
Michigan Soolety to Stop Here The
Michigan Society of Oregon has accep
ted an invitation to visit Omaha, when
enrouto to the Michigan convention in
Ann Arbor and Detroit In June, 1913.
About 800 members of the society wT
etop" off In Omaha for a few days' visit.
To Standardize .Postal Cars F. I).
Johnson, assistant superintendent of tin
lallway mall service, Fourteenth district,
loft; for Washington Tuesday night,
where he will meet with the other mem
bers of the car committee which takes up
the question of standardizing the railway
! postal cars.
Officers to Take Monthly Hike Ti.o
(monthly hike of the officers at the navy
recruiting station, which is required oy
bureau of navigation, will be held next
(Tuesday. On this day Lieutenant Irsh
bough and Acting Assistant Surgeon
jpochran, will walk ten miles. They must
(la mis in lour nquru.
Olfford to Indianapolis Ward Clifford,
assistant commissioner of the Commercla'
club, left last night for Indianapolis,
where -he has been -summoned to testify
in the dynamite conspiracy ca6e. Me will
tell of dynamiting in Kaneas City, In
formation about which he secured while
p. reporter for the Kansas City Post.
j Wants to See the World Jesse Foster.
-w lio has for several years traveled around
the United States with two of the 'largest
circuses as a musician now wants to see
the rest of the world. He says he has
..Been all of American, Canada and Mexico
und wants to cross the big waters. ll
, Joined tho navy Tuesday and was sent to
the Pacific coast.
Smith to Xnd Show Robert A. Smith,
Jiead of the Union Pacific advertising
department, has gone to Minneapolis to
look In on tho Northwestern Land show
f now being held there. He will probablv
gather up a lot of exhibits from Harrl
xnan railroad territory in the northwest
Vnd later show them In Union Pacific
lieadquarters here and elsewhere.
Technical Club to Meet The Omaha
(Technical club will hold a meeting at 6:30
O'clock, November 25, at the Paxton hole),
where a program will be given following
'ft banquet. The speakers will be John
W. Towle, "Observations of European
Engineering and Architectural Struc
tures,;" I. II. Patton, "Telephones;" G.
E. Pflstrrer of St. Ixmls, "Chain Gates
und Coal Handlflig Apparatus."
- All to Be Beady for Exposition Union
Paclfio advices from fc'uu Francisco are
to the effect that work Is progressing
rapidly on the exposition buildings there
and Indications are that everything Is
Eolng to he In readiness for the opening
in 1915. The total subscriptions to date
aggregate J7.M8.700, of which 28 per cent
lias been paid. Up to date the buildings
and grounds committee has expended
Want Orals Rate Published Perhaps
the most important case to be heard by
H. IS. Henderson, special examiner for
the Interstate Commeico commission, is
that of tho Omaha Grain Exchnnge
against the Burlington llallway company
this morning. Tho Grain exchange
Is petitioning the Burlington and the
Great Northern to- publish a Joint rate
between Billings and Great Falls, Mont.,
to Omaha on grain shipments. Tile out
come of this case Is being eagerly
awaited by the varluUs grain men in
FINE SOD GRASS GROWING
ALL-OVER THE SAND HILLS
The sand hill country of Nebraska will
surely be covered with a fine grass sod
some time In the future, according to J.,
Blowers of Arnold, Custer county, who is
In Omaha attending the Scottish Rltn
reunion. Mr. Blowers says when he went
to Custer county In 1S86 there were
thousands of acres that had no grass ex
cept the scattered bunches of bunch
grass. Today on these same tracts of
ground n light soil has formed . and a
'short giass covers the ground, "The
bunch grass Is still there," Ay Mr
.Bloweis,. .'Jbut. between the scattereO
bunches a- fiber grade of grass has-
bprung up and Is furnishing a great
amount of grazing for the stock.
VrbrimkaiiH nt the lliiteln.
It. W. lloblnson of Burlington
stopping at the Millard.
Stretta Williams of Florence and Mrs.
G. H. Bogenhagen of Blerner are guests
of the Paxton.
Mrs. T. E. Williams of Aurora Is at
J. H. Wooley of Grand Island. W. AVIel
dan of Peru, H. 11. Templeton of Te
kaiuuh, Mr. and Mrs. John Flnnegau of
Lincoln und A. K. Youiiggien of Elgin arc
stopping at the Merchants.
Union Pacific, to
Begin Building in
' the Early Spring
Work of grading for Union Pacific
tracks skirting Carter Lake park has been
started by Putk Commissioner Hummel.
Tho I'nlon Pacific has agreed to move
its tracks, now In the area to consti
tute Carter Lake park, to the edge of
the park, at Its own expense, tho city to
do the necessary grading. The removal
of the trucks will cost $8,000.
Real Estate Men Enter Campaign for
More and Better Service.
FIGURES ON VALUE DESIRED
It rsnltttlon Are Artoptol Knvorlnjr
l.tkvr to Vtx t'liriet Worth of
CoriHirntliin to lie I'srd ni
lln.l for Drnmnil.
More Add Names to
The total list ot subxcrlbeis to the sup
port of the publicity bureau now num
bers sixty-nine.. Nine more names have
been added to the list In the last few
rdays. They are tho Payne Investment
company, Benson & Myers Realty com
pany, E. L. Dodder, N, P. Swunson, p.
J, O'Brien, Mldljnd Paint and Glass com',
paiiy, J. N. Freiizcr. Twin City Express
company and the Cuduhy Packing company.
Tho Hco's campaign for more stuM
ca s wa.i endorsed by the Omaha Heal
Es.-titn nxchniiKt' In n resolution prost-nted
to the body by C. V. Harrison, III which
he asked that In order to comprehend the
reasonableness of requirements asked of
public utilities, a physical valuation of
tho corporations be made.
The resolution was rrfoired to the public
utilities and legislative committees of thn
exchange with the request that an early
report bo made.
In commenting on the resolution, Harri
son said that patrons of public utilities
do not know the physical conditions of
the corporations of which they ask favors
or demand Improvements and therefore
do not know whether tttelr requests or
demands nre reasonable, very Inconsu.
queutinl or too groat.
Do .Not !v.i').v Condition.
"Wo do not know." he declared,"
whether It) cents n kilowatt hour, or
whatever rate the Electric Light company
may ti'iiVe, Is cxoibltnut or barelv a
profitable revenue. For these, reasons 1
present this resolution favoring tho Phy
sical valuation of corporation with the
re ommeiulatlon that It bo referred to the
publics utilities and legislative committees
of. this exchange and iv report made on
It by them tin eatly ns possible that the
f.xchango may adopt It." The resolution
Resolved. That we commend tho propa
ganda Instituted by The Bee for better
street car service
We, however, believe that tho reason
ableness of requirements nmde upon pub
lic utility companies can bo Intelligently
determined only upon a i full knowledge,
or their financial affairs; therefore, bo It,
Resolved, That we favor a law provid
ing for tho physical valuation of the
property of alt public utility companies.
lrum Omnhn to Wnkr t.'p,
, John L. McCugue was the principal
speaker before the exchange. He pleaded
that the exchange "wake Up" ui tho op
portunities of boosting Omaha, declaring
that "Omaha has arrived" and It Is time
for tho business men to help plnn for
"Vou have many things to settle for
this city." he said, "and then the dol
lars will come to otl as a natural con
sequence. You have to look out fur your
own business, but you must look out for
the city. ' The city commissioners, al
though some of us may not have favored
their election, aro rendering good, faith
ful administration and sholttd be sup
ported by the business men. When they
ask us to Increase tho police force, pro
vide public playgrounds nnd. bring about
a more moral and cleaner city we should
help. The Heal Estate exchange should
take a part In the forward march. The
Commercial club Is doing great things for
the city, the Ad club nnd Rotary club
are In line with the progress nnd the
Reut Estate exehunge should wake up to
On and after Decem
ber 1912 The American
azine will be issued
in a new and exactly
All lovers of good
take notice and govern
AUDITORIUM IS SUED
FOR SKATING INJURY
Roller, skating at the Auditorium Is tho
cause of a $20,000 personal Injury damage
suit Instituted against tho Auditorium
company by Nellie Bllby In district court
She says while skating she fell down and
wus sknted over by other patrons. She
suys this "happened because the company
negligently permitted "rough" skating..
Four Conventions Set
for Next Month
Omaha will rusk high again ns a con
veiitlun city next month. Four conven
tion ure scheduled hero for the month,
all of which will be especially Interesting.
The Nebrasku State Suffrage association,
the Missouri und Iowa Hotel Men's as
sociation, the Country Life Congress and
Missouri Valley Teachers' association are
those listed with tho publicity bureau.
HklniiFil from llrnl to llrel
was Ben Pool, Threet, Atu when dragged
over a rough road, but Bucklen's Arnica
tfalvo healed all his Injuries. 2Cc, For sale
by Ucatou Drug Co. Advertlneinent
COLLECT CUSTOMS DUTY HERE
New Order Makes Omaha Exchange
Office for Entire State.
C. N. DIETZ THE MOVING SPIRIT
AVIirn l'noUnue ('minlmied to Htm
Wm Held t'p In Cliltrmo lit
Took I p Mutter ultli
Omaha has been made an exchange
offtco for the collection of customs
duties on articles shipped from foreign
countries to designation In Nebraska.
This announcement hits Just been made
by Customs Official Cadet Taylor. It Is
the direct outcome of u complaint filed
with the president by C. N Olels of
Mr. Diet had a small package shipped
to lilm from JCnglnnd nnd It was held
up at Chicago for duties. Mr. Diets re
fused to pay unless the package was sent
to the local customs office In the federal
building. The Chlcngo customs official
refuted to do this nnd the mutter was
taken up with PieMdent Taft,
lleieafter when articles are ennnlyned
from foreign countries to any place In
Nebraska, they will nut be bold up at
New Yoik or Chicago, hut will be sent
to thn postmaster at Omaha, who will
turn them over to Cadet Taylor, Mr,
Tnylor will collect the customs duties.
This new order will make at least 5,000
nddltlonal packages for the local customs
office to Inspect,
of Mrs, Kntheilne Drumniy, "I will
frankly admit now that learning to
crochet Is part of n scheme I sdoptid
when the suffrngettes became so active.
"I'm a bachelor, and so hnvo tho reach
on some of these other politicians, Also.
I am ambitious. Sometime, 1 foresee,
the women In Nebraska will be allowed to
vote. When that time conies I will be
prepared. Being, young, nood looking
nnd knowing how to crochet, sow, cook
land everything I am counting on swing
ling ho big majority of tho suffragette
; vole of the stnle. 1 have' some high of
i flee )n mind."
I llutler says he will perfect himself In
the art of crocheting, mid will then take
!up other dcmcstla arts and sciences. Tho
'only thing he has bulked on so fur Is
drinking ten. He Insists that tea Is n,
Isiiliterfuge nnd that any red-blooded man
''who would sit and drink It hour by hour,
'un.i'hs It wits, spiked, Is a dangerous
citizen, full of black plots and ambition
Loyal Moose Lease
Omaha Racquet OltCb
The quarters of tho Omaha Bic-juet
club, tlfi South Seventeenth street, ltfU'
been leuscd for 'five years to the Loal
Order of Moose,
Tho Omaha Rncitiet club soon wA
disband to inergo with the Omaha elllbTt
which Is going to spond $20,000 to Install
squash courts nnd other pleaaure feature !i
nt Its , liouse, Twentieth and Dougs
streets, Tho old quarters, back of the
young Men's Christian association build
ing, will bo altered and equipped for
lodge rooms by the Moose.
l'erslstent Advertising Is the Road ,to
Butler Has Scheme
to Win Over Women
Oils , Commissioner Joe llutler sals
crocheting Is n science nnd athletic
pastime and Is muoji more exhlllrntlng
than golf. "While I djdn't want the pub
lic to know thnt I had gone In for this
called feminine work," said Butler, re
ferring to the report thnt he Is tho pupil
Madam! If You Don't Feel Right
' Take Delicious "Syrup of Figs'
Waste-clogged bowels, torpid liver and decaying food in atom,
ach cause tho sick headache, gas, backache, sallow
neBs, biliousness and indigestion.
All women get bilious, headachy and
constituted simply because they don't
exeiclJti enough. They don't cat coarso
food or enough fruit nnd green vege
tables. Tho'c uro nature's wayH of keep.
Ing the liver and thirty feet of bowels
active; but very Tow woihen employ
them. Tho next best way Is delightful,
fruity Hyrtip of Figs.
ixV-nrly all Ills of women can bo over
come with Syrup of Figs alone. There Is
no need to have lck headncho, backache,
dizziness, stomach sour and full nt guHcs,
hlllaiM spells, salluwness, couted tongue,
bad hrtiith. bad complexion, nervousness
and depression. The surest and safest
remedy Is one or two tuUNpoonfuls of
delicious Syrup of K'g. Try thlH tonight
you'll feel splendid In the morning when
tho sour bllo, clogged up waste and pois
onous matter have been gently but thor
oughly moved on and out of your system,
without nuusea, griping or weakness.
Your head will bo clear, complexion roV,
breath sweet, stomach rogulated; no morn
coiMlpallon, gases, pains and aches.
U Is simply a matter of keeping your
stomach, liver and bowels clean and reg
ular. Then you will ulwuys bo well al
ways look nnd feel your best. '
But get the genuine tho old reliable.
Ask your druggist for "Syrup of Fig
and Elixir of Serinu." Refuse, wltll con
tempt, tho so-called Fig Syrups some
times substituted to fool you. The true,
genuine, bears the nume California Fig
Syrup Company; look for this on th
label - Advertl'eim !
Will there be a Victrola in
your home this Christmas?
The following Omaha and Council Bluffs
dealers carry complete lines of VICTOR ,
VICTR0LAS, and all of the late Victor
Records as fast as issued. You are cor
dially invited to inspect the stocks at
any of these establishments.
You can vsearch the whole world over and not find another gift
that will bring so much pleasure to every member of the family.
$15 $25 $40 $50
$75 $100 $150 $200
Cor. 15th and
, Council Bluffs
loth and n r
, o...a tycle to,
Talking Machine Department
in the Pompeian Room
Any Victor dealer in any 'city in
the world will gladly play any music
you wish to hear.
Victor Talking Machine Co., Camden, N. J.
. nospe to.
1513-15 Douglas St., Omaha, and
407 West Brtadway, .... Council Bluffs
Co. 16th and Harney Sts.
Victor-Victrola VI, $25
I Victor-Victrola IX, $50
H Mahogany or .oak