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THE BK15: OMAHA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1912.
Do you remember tho
old Louisiana lot
tery? That fat octo
pus had its greedy
tentacles in almost
every hamlet and was
fair gorged with" the
pennies of the poor.
It seemed impossible
to oust it, and yet
when the people fin
ally woke up to what
it really was. it van
ished like n puff of
As long as it was re
garded as a gamble,
"There's no use try
ing to stop it.
Folks will gamble. "
Bnt when tho coun
try woke up to the
faet that tho Louisia
na 1 ottory was n
' ' ' sure thing, ' ' collect-,
ing hundreds of mil
lions and paying back
ing just a huge
vampire steadily bat
tening on honest bus
iness the moment that view
became clear in the
public consc ience,
' it was all over.
One simple Federal
law was passed and
the invincible octo
pus packed its grip
and hit the trail.
For December Read
Thomas W. Lawson's
how, in a set of vivid,
pungent word pic
tures, ho gives you
the exact parallel
pictures the sure
thing Stop-k Ex
change swindle that
you are up against
leads you through a
perfect Arab ian
Nights of tainted dol
lars up to tho simple
law that is bound to
do tho work just as
surely as it did for
the old Louisiana
And it is tho old
Louisana lottery law
that has passed all
the courts amended.
Gambling is against
the public policy.
Stock Exchange gam
bling is like all other
gambling, only big
ger than all other
It's great work that
Mr. Lawsou is doing
and, great oitizenship.
zine is proud to have
a hand in it.
And you'll be proud,
too, if you take hold
and help push.
THE RIDGWAY COMPANY
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POLICE MAY GET PULMOTOR
Invention to Produce Respiration is
Wanted in Serious Cases.
MANY LIVES MIGHT BE SAVED
OldrlaU Krolnrr X-rd r.xlaln for Ma
chine thnt AVnnlil U Police
StirKenn in Thplr Ilnttlr
Tho Omaha police may ret bo gtven a
chance to be compared In efficiency with
tho departments of cltlen of tho samo tlie
as this. The Increased number of tul-"
cldes and deaths by asphyxatlon have
caused police sunceons to bemoan their
lack of equipment and It Is mgRested
that a pulmotor be added to tho regular
equipment used by the physicians.
Commissioner Ryder Is strongly In
favor of one of the machines and he says
that If ho can secure money enough,
one will be purchased by tho department.
The machine Is iv German Invention that
produces artificial respiration and often
saves lives, where the efforts of human
hands are useless.
Police Surgeon Harris has voiced his
need of such an Instrument and last
night he declared that In the case of
the young French lad, who died Inst
Thursday morning, a pulmotor would
probably have saved his 'life.
Gives Her Concert
In Charming Way
Kitty Cheatham, the distinguished
"dlaeuse," visited Omaha yesterday for
tho second time. Her first appearance
hero was under a concert sorlrs managed
by Mrs. W. W. Turner.
'It Is unfortunate that Miss Cheathnm's
unique rocltals were not better adver
tised, as the artist certainly deserved
much larger audiences, and many Omaha
people, missed a. very delightful and un
A great many of her songs were writ
ten especially for Miss Cheatham. Great
arias r Oh, no; much more Interesting to
everybody just charming llttlo bts of
childhood or southern Ufa told In story
Her, children's songs are nil very clover.
In these, whether humorous or otherwise,
tho child's point of view Is almost always
given. This Miss Cheatham brings clearly
to her audience by gesture, facial cxprcs
slon and song, and each ono remembers
that at otic time ho or she was young
and suffered or enjoyed somewhat similar
"Violets," in this group, composed by
Huntington Woodman, was a gem in
sentiment, music and Interpretation
Among the most humorous of these cml
dren's songs may bo mentioned "Vis
itors," by Waddlngton Cooke, and
"Practicing." by Carpenter."
The most interesting part of Ml
Cheatham's recital, however, was the
group of old negro songs and sayings.
This part of tho program was entirely
too short. Mies Cheatham is a southerner
herself and knows tho old plantation
negroes by actual living' among them.
The chants and old melodies that she
songs and are genuine folksongs, and
they abound In tho beautiful minor in-'
tervals and tho -real syncopation that we
seldom hear In these days of blatant
Miss Cheatham would do well to glre
many moro examples of' tlficso vitally In
In speaking of tho use of minor. Miss
Cheatham brings to mind that tho negro's
problem lsnot worked out; that only
when a people's difficulties are solved do
they sing In major harmonies.
Miss Cheatham feels that the colored
man', with his Inimitable humor, pathos
and mimetic powers,- is using these pow
ers too much to follow other people,
rather than for working within, and de
veloping individually, as ho should.
Tho third part of the program was made
up of many widely different numbers.
"When Mallndv Sings." a recitation writ
ten for Miss Chealhnm by Paul Lawrence
Dunbar (the only genulno negro to attain
any literary prominence), was very artis
tically Interpreted. "Punchinello" was
tho most dramatic number on tho pro
gram, and "The Little Gray Lamb," by
Sullivan, a request number, was full of
beauty. "Why Adam Sinned," "Don't Be
What You Ain't," "Tho Elf Man," by John
Kendrlck Bangs'. "Matilda," a humorous
song by Usa I.elunann. and "The Owl
and tho Pussy Cat," by Gcorgo Ingraham,
were among tho more humorous, and all
wero given In Miss Cheatham's own
charming manner. Although a number of
the selections were tho same that she
gave In Omaha at her previous visit, they
were nonetheless Interesting for that
It would have been very delightful to
havo heard Miss Cheatham in her Tschat
kowski program, including some of tho
Hoffman fairy tales, or a group of Paul
or Debussy Interpretations. However,
as tlx), dlseuse camo to Omaha upon
rather short notice, and was not In com
pany with an orchestra, we can but hope
for ono of these at some future time. Miss
I P. Jones added much to the evening's
entertainment by her sympathetic and
beautiful accompaniments. II. M. It.
To Boost Samson
Selects Its Cast
The cast of the opera to be given for
the Knights of Ak-Sar-Hen by the Ak
Sar-Ben Operatic society, lias been made
up. The date and placefor presentation
of tho ouera will be announcea laier.
"The Wizard of the Nile" Is the title
Following Is the .cast:
Ptolemy, king of Egypt H. W. Dunn
Cheops, royal weather prophet
& S. Hamilton
Kibosh, a magician making a profes
sional tour of Egypt ..Oscar G. Lrfeben
Ptarmhran. CleoDatra's music teacher
Odellsk. colonel of guards.. ..Jack Alvord
P'etrosls, captain of guards.... U 8, Dodds
Menos, lieutenant of guards...
, , Bernard Johnson
Ptama, lieutenant of guards
It. E. Johnston
Mclbli, VJgyptlan gendarme. Dean Berlin
O. Phaet, Egyptian gendarme
, , S. P. Conoyer
Chop Chop, official headsman
Chop Um, official headsman.. Ed lllennan
A Priest Ed Thompson
Cleopatra, a princess who knows
naught of love Miss Inez Latey
Btmeona, Ptolemy's keconu wife..,.
Mrs. Will CDonell
Abydos, Kibosh's apprentice
Mrs. U. II. Bovlea
Myrr, a page Miss Georgia Gideon
Ptama, a page Miss E., Arandt
Musical director. Frederick C. Preemantel
Accompanist Charles Coche
bta.se director -Oscar G. Lichen
Assistant stage dlrectpr .Charles Doherti
Stagf r.ianager O II Hoyles
AsEistaJit sUce manager , K, N Kenny
William Gotz Fails
to Convince Grand
Jurors of Innocence
Five more of the twelve Indictments
returned by the grand Jury on Friday
evening were made public In Council
Bluffs yesterday, the accused persons ail
being securely locked up in the county
Tho. Indictment attracting the greatest
amount of public Interest was returned
against the Omaha architectural engineer,
whose name was given ns William C.
Gott, but which numerous witnesses be
fore the grand jury declared was William
C. Gott. He Is charged with bigamy.
Tho witness who guve the most materia
testimony was Miss Lorctto Damahy, a
young Omaha girl, who caused his ar
rosL shortly after her marriage to him
on Scptomber 2$, believing his statements
concerning his social life and that he
was an unmarried man.
Sho told the grand Jurors thnt sho
first met Gott during the latter part of
August or tho first part of Sepcmber, and
that the attraction was mutual. Bho testi
fied that on the afternoon of September
2S they camo to Council Bluffs and were
united In marriage. A fortnight later
sho discovered he was already married
and had a young wife living In Council
Bluffs In a homo which ho had recently
provided for her, Tho discovery was
made when wife No. 1 called upon her
and told the story of her marriage of
Gott, who had given the name of Gotz.
Several Omaha men and women went
before the grand Jury and testified that
they were neighbors of Mr. and Mrs.
Gott when they lived at 2572 and 2G74
Spauldtng street, Omaha, confirming the
testimony of Mrs. Gott, who told of her
married llfo with Gott. Gott's bond was
fixed at J2.0W. He Is still In the county
Miss Bfdge Tells of
Italian Influence on
. the American Art
"The, Italian Influence on tho American
Art" was the subject, of the program
glvon by tho Society of FIno Arts at Its
meeting Thursday morning. Mrs. Leonard
Everett had ehargo of tho program and
was assisted by Miss Caroline Dodge.
Miss Dodge first spoke of tho work of
Caryl Coleman, whose pictures usually
bear some classical group of buildings as
background, his fanciful conception of
"Christ Walking on the Soa" being a
pleasant exception to his architectural
subjects. Tho chtef artist under discussion
was Ellhu Vedder, whose remarkable
imagination has been the Inspiration for
the canvases which havo mado him fa
mous. Mr. Veddor often uses a simple
composition or sketch ns a themo which
he embroiders and encircles with mystery.
Thls-"was very clearly shown by Miss
Dodge, who presented a sketch of a
pathetic old colored woman a vender,
whom tho artist passed In his dally walks.
This sketch with its turbaned head sug
gested tho picture of tho Cumacan Sibyl,
nnd later the splendid head of Lazarus,
which Is perhaps tho moat popular of
To tho art world nnd tho critics Veduer
Is best known by his remarkable Illustra
tions for the Itubalynt of Omar Khayyam.
Mrs. Everett showed, many beautiful
slides from tho pages of ,tho book, reciting
tho text of the poem on each picture, a
charming proof of the suitability of the
Vedder Illustrations to this material.
Visiting Nurses to
Furnish the Dinner
The Visiting Nurses' association will
glvo Thanksgiving dinners this year the
same ns In the past, nnd will collect pro
visions nnd distribute them to families
under Its care.
If principals of tho schools will tele
phone Mrs. W. It. Adams, Harney 3772,
of tho association, sho will bo glad to havo
any provisions which the school children
caro to give called for and delivered to
these families for their Thanksgiving
dinners. Mrs. Adams will also he very
glad to receive and will call for clothing
for girls from H to 18 years of ago. Thero
are many cases that the association has
t nder its care where the families need
clothing that thoy may attend school.
If you Knew the real value of Cham
berlain's Liniment for lame back, sore
ness of tho muscles, sprains and rheu
matic pains, you would never wish to
be without it. For sale by all dealers.
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homeseekera' farea to Florida on the first and
third Tuesday of the month; also information as to tourist tickets
and Illinois Central service to New Orleans, Vicksburg (National
Military Park), Hot Springs, Ark., Havana, Panama, and Central
American points via New Orleans; Mexico and California poiata via
New Orleans; as well as reservations, tickets and descriptive literature,
can be obtained of your home ticket agent, or by addressing
S. North, District Passenger Agent, Illinois Central R. R.
407 Se. Sizteentb Street, Omaha, Neb,
J M MVTH
MORROW TAKES MONEY AWAY ,
Representative of Surety Company
Procured Fifty Thousand Dollars.
MARBLE PEOPLE GET $10,000
MoriinT ItpfnsrM to Sajr Whether II r
linn Kept Promise to I'ny liornl
Creditor Amounts tlmt Are
II ur Them.
H. V. Morrow of Baltimore. repr
seutatlve of tho Fidelity nnd Deposit
company of Maryland, surety for Cald
well & Drake, county building general
contractors Saturday afternoon pro
cured from the county ."A00t) of the
SI21.CM the county was holding In re
serve on Its contract for the building.
Morrow paid W. It. Fraxler, repre
sentative of the Colorndo-Yulo Marble
company. $10,000. leaving tho marblo
company still a creditor of the general
contractors to the extent of J3.000. So
far as Is known, Morrow still had the
other $10,000 In his pooket when he left
for Baltimore early last evening.
When Mr. Morrow's company becamo
surety for Caldwell Drake tho gen
eral contractors signed an agreement
that whenever he should chooo to do
so. Morrow might assume charge of
their contraot and collect any money
duo thm. Last Friday, when Morrow
announced to the county commissioners
that ho desired to exercise hi privilege
of collecting money du tho contractors,
the surety company representative said
he wished to expend the money In
liquidating obligations to the msrblo
company and local creditors of the
Morrow Won't TnlU.
Just before ho left for Baltimore. Mor
row wns asked what paymonta, If any,
had been mado to local creditors out of
tho $50,000 payment made i him by
tho comity. He would make no state
ment. So far as could be learned last
night, none wero made. They npprox
Tho county still holds WH.000 of tho
original $123,000, which was 15 per cent
of tho total contract price of the build
ing. Caldwell & Drako claim this and
an additional $19,000 for extras.
Yesterday morning Stout & Itose, coun
sel for. Caldwell & Drake, advised that
tho general contractors might sign a
waiver of any financial claims against
tho county for delays without Jeopar
dising their Interests. The county board
had conditioned payment of $50,000 upon
tho signing fit this waiver. MIbs Helen
Sinclair, secretary for tho genorsl con
tractors, signed the waiver, Mr. Cald
well having gone to Indianapolis. Com
missioner FrnnU C. Best, chairman pro
tern, Chairman Lynch being out of the
city, signed the warrant.
Morrow detn Money.
County Clerk Frank Dowcv paid tho
warrant to Morrow. Doputy County At
torney Mngney had advised him that the1
statute undor which John W. Towlo had
asked suspension of payment for ten
days does not apply to this contract.
For nearly two years Morrow has had
on file In the county clerk's office two
assignments for $20,000 each against
Caldwell & Drake's money In the
county's hands. Before paying tho war
rant Dowoy required Morrow to endorse
on these assignments a statement that
no part of the $50,000 should bo applied
to satisfy .them. 9.UI1, so far op Is
known, Morrow.' held -140,000 of the $50,000
when he left tho city.
Tho assignments were for money ad
vanced the contractors by Morrow.
Whether Morrow loaned this monoy per
sonally or as agent of tho suroty com
pany. Is known only by Morrow, the
surety company and tho genoral con
tractors. Dentb on the Gullorrn
Is sharp, short agony. The lamo back of
kidney troublo Is dally misery. Take
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By toilet counters or mall, 50c Moittj
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Fast, solid, electric-lighted, through train of the
from Chicago and St. Louis to Jacksonville,
Ar Blrnlntham 4,t6n
Ctnlrst of Ceorfie
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Connection at Columbus with through sleeping
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for all points in Florida, and with train making
Ste&miblp Connections for Havana, Cuba
Information about Winter Tourist farea and
School Teacher is
Dying on Eve of the
While plans are being mado for the
celebration of the completion of the C
tellar school building, where sho has
been ono of the most successful teach
ers, Miss Sarah Mlnler Sanborno Is dying
pneumonia. Two physicians, In al
most constant attendance yesterday,
say the end Is near
Miss Sttnborno Is a graduato of Hryn
I liiiLi .mw i o i in ii a ti I
is caused by the
action of Udht.
This is the deliberate opinion of no less ari
authority than Philip Dreesbach, German
Expert and scientist in the Wahl-Henius Insti
tute of Fermentology. He says:
"Beer acted upon by light soon takes tip the very disagreeable,
so-called 'light taste,' and also a rcpulslvo skunk-Ilka odor. Deer
so affected la offcnslvo to the palato of most consumers, and
thero is probably nothing that vlll Influence them moro agnlnst
any brand of bottled beer than to havo onco tasted beer possess
Ing this 'light taste' to a marked degree. The presence of this
defect, however, is not always tho bottler's fault, as the con
sumer himself very often lets the beer stand in the llubt. Dut
the consequences must usually be borne by tho bottler."
Schlitz is sold in Brown Bottles to protect its purity
irom the brewery to your glass.
In our brewery we spend more in purity in time,
in skill and in money than any other cost.
Why don't you, too, demand the pure beer
Schlitz in Brown Bottles ?
tsaV m tLLr 'j4LLf aKI JF
That Made Milwaukee Famous
Mawr and Is the eighth grade teali
at Castellnr, whero sho has been slii
the now building wns opened.
Her father, who lives In the east, has
been notified nnd Is on his awy v
Omaha. Ho will bo hero today. Mis
Banborne has been III but a few days.
John Franolri, general passenger agent
of tho Burlington, had several golf gnmns
scheduled for tho Country club links .Sun
day, but he host wired hendmmrtria hen
that business In Chicago will detain him
and that he will break his eiimigements
, Mr Francis was for many j ixrn gcnor.il
passenger agent for tho Iturhiigtou here
and was promoted to t hiago
THE copy of Francis D. Millet's
great painting, "Better," in
serted in the Christmas Woman's
Home Companion marks the most
wonderful art achievement in
American magazine making. This
reproduction is 22 x 16 niches in
size, occupying two full pages of
the magazine, and is in the exact
colors of the original painting.
It is a fitting tribute to the famous
artist, who met death when the Titanic
sank, that his great picture isriow
placed within the reach of every
EOPLb SHOULD GUARD
Omaha pcopld who have stomach and
bowel troublo should guard against ap
pendicitis by taking slmplo buckthorn
bark, glycerine, etc., as compounded. In
Adler-l-ka, tho German appendicitis rem
edy a HINOMS DOHB relieves sou.
stomach, gas on tho stomach and consti
pation INSTANTLY because this slm
plo mixture antlseptlclzes tho dlgestlvs
organs and draws off tho Impurities'.
Tho Sherman & McConnell Drug Co.,
Cor IfltH and Dotlge, and the Owl Drug
Co., 16th nnd Harney, Advertisement
See that crown or cork
is branded "Schlitz."
Phones; Dour. 1597; Ind. A 362a
Schlltr Uottted Deer Depot
733 S. nth Street, Omaha, Nobr.
Hy. Gerbor, 101 S. Mala St.