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BRIEF CITY NEWS
are Boot Frtn It.
Oaa, Zlsctria rtrtores. BarrMa-Qrwadaa.
Tim... Printing-.
Ml Jonta U m Miss Ida V. Jontz,
Secretary of the Associated Charities s
confined to her home. Sloe Cpltol avenue
the result of a. nervous breakdown Miss
Jonts haa been absent from her dealt since
Saturday.
Woman Lo Three Grn- Mr.
Frank Long, living at tha Rome, report
to the pollca that about April 20 he missed
threa diamond rlnga and aeks the police
. neip ner una them. She does not know
now mey aisappeared.
To Itcgulate Picture Shows An or
fllnance regulaUng moving plctura ahows
being drawn by Clinton Brome. aasist
ant city attorney. Tha measure will nw
' I la for tha Inspection of all wiring. Tha
mumanca win also regulata tha lighting
ud flra exits of all theaters. It will be
sent to the council net week.
New Hill Ue Train Tha first train
over tha new Bromberg-Scrtbner line of
the Burlington In Montana was run Thurs
day. Tha new Una la the short cut of the
roaa rrom Billings. Mont., to the Rig Horn
Basin and ona of great scenic beauty. It
wun the old line will make a practical
doubla track system Into the Baaln.
Ford In Mandamus Cane By a peti
tion jof Intervention filed Friday In dis
trict court. M. Ford, the contractor, has
become a. party to the long-drawn-out
litigation over the Florence paving for the
urst tuna in other than a defendant's post
tlon. He adds his voice to mandamus
proceedings of John Lubold against the
new city council to prevent It from tearing
up me pavement or rescinding the tax
levy.
Denver to Get New Depot Denver,
Colo., la to have a new union depot, tlia
six railroads running Into that city having
mad an agreement to build one In the
near future. The lJenver depot will be a
costly structure and will be run by a
depot company, each road contributing to
tha expense. Tha six roads Interested are
tha Burlington, Unftn Pacific, Rock Island.
Colorado Southern, Banta Fe and the
Danveir at Rio Oranda. Plana for the new
ttruotiura wilV be drawn this spring.
Oaae Agalnat Harding Dismissed
Kba plaintiffs In tha case of Sherman Jon en
asalaa Charles Harding in tha federal
cowst' dismissed tha suit Friday morning
and tha Jury waa excused until Monday
morning at o'clock. Tha caaa of Charles
B. Cox against tha Omaha & Council Bluffs
Street Railway company, which haa been
befbra tha petit jury In tha federal court
all week, will In ail probability be con
cluded Monday. Cox Is suing tha railway
company for MMMO damages for Injuries
abstained when ha waa struck by a oar.
Win of D. A. lUuin, Sr., la Filed
leasing the whola estate undisposed of
with tha exception of one share of stock In
the Baum Iron company and an Insurance
policy, the amount of which Is not named.
both of which go to Mrs. Brownie Baum
Reynolds, his daughter, the will of the
late Paid el Baum, sr., was filed in county
court Friday. Besides these two items no
other mention Is made of the estate. In
the petition to admit to probate Mrs.
Reynolds. Miss Helen Baum, Daniel Baum,
Jr., D. A.' Baum and J. E. Baum are
named aa heirs, as is also Margaret E.
HIU. a grandchild. IX A. Baum la named
as executor.
Look for Mlaslng Boy Relatives
and friends of William Ray have reported
to the police of South Omaha that the
young man haa been missing from his
home, four and one-half miles north of
Millard, slaoe April S. - Matthew Ray, the
father of the young man,' stated that his
son had left home.- with the Intention of
maylng a horse in Bouth Omaha, Since
Ids departure from home there has ap
peared no trace of young Ray. The missing
man waa about 23 years of age, fair com
plexion and weighed 1U0 pounds. He wore
a blue serge suit of clothes. The police
of Omaha have been asked to look for him.
Poor Black Hand
Out of Work, but
; .JProtects Innocent
Press Agent for Camorra Warn the
. Publio to Avoid Certain Restatw
rant or Be Blown Up.
V
Jon. Mr. Black Hand haa a press agent
f A. communication addressed to The Bee,
pnanng we eigiAuiw v& ,
aska that notloe be given to all "innocent"
persona to stay away from two restaurants
named In the letter, as according to prom
isee In the letter, these eating houses are
to be destroyed by dynamite. .
A almllar letter was received by the
World-Herald.
The Golden Eagle restaurant and the
Nebraska restaurant, 004 North Sixteenth
street, have failed to pay over sums de
manded by the hardworking black handers.
The black band la more than displeased at
this reluctance and makes dire threats.
The letter received by The Bee follows:
Mlo Atnico:
The black hands are tha best men of the
world. We like to work but ran not find
Job. Instead of dying of starvation, we
asked money from some people, and they
Bend in our claims, but the Golden
Fugle restaurant, Uouglas street, and 3tM
North fcUlenth street, Nebraska restaur
ant have refused to send us the money;
so then we ale decided to blow these res
taurants up with djnumite, and aa we
don't know the time and the moment of
the explosion, and many Innocent people
would be Inside, and you tiike care of the
humanity, pleaBe notice tliein not to bo
there in the tune i mo expiosioq.
Please say to the.se two restaurant the
goodbye to Heaven.
Say to the Innocent people to be aware
of this danger
Your friend,
BLACK HAKPB.
"All a hoax," said John Ravage, chief
Of detectives, when shown the Utters.
When the threat was made uguiust the
Golden F.uftle reslauraut, a deuoy pack
age of money was placed to trap the black
banders.
The spot named, under the ' Douglas
tract- bridge, was' Burrounded at ' sate
distances by detectives. No one 'appeared
to take the money.
Propose Plans for
Housing Commercial
Club With the "Y."
Directors of Ortianation Are Talking
of Scheme for Establishing
New Home.
AFFAIRS ATJOUTH OMAHA
Fire and Police Board Will Accept
Personal Saloon Bonds.
MUST BE FREE FROM EXEMPTIONS
Anaoanrement Follows Raise la Pre
niimi of Company Roada Mali.
aek Children and Mother
Barled In One tirave.
Th decision of the Board of Fire and
Police commissioners to accept personal
bonds has given much ratlxfacttnn to the
saloon men, who have been In anything but
good humor alnce the announcement was
made that the bonding companies had de
cided to Increase the premium from IT) to
$100. Mayor Tralnor yesterday In tai
noundng the decision of the board, said
there must be no doubt as to the validity
of the security.
"We will not take any straw bonds: they
mtiFt be genuine bonds In the amount of
$25,000. free from all exemptions."
The board yesterday continued the can
vassing of the applications. Some seventy
six men have applied for saloon licenses.
This la four or five leas than last year,
but the number is about the average.
The heartng on the protests will prob
ably be proceeded with today. So far
these amount to eleven. Intimation that
another one would be sent in having been
received by the board yesterday.
The board has also come to the decision
that licenses will be granted to none but
citizens of the country.
City Treasurer Glllln saya as the school
licenses are granted he will call In the
outstanding school warrants. This will be
some time between May 1 and 10.
Dory Mother and Children.
Mrs. Matusek and her two children, the
victims of her frenzied despondency, were
buried yesterday morning in the Ormin
Catholic cemetery, three separate hearses,
two white and one black, carrying the
bodies to the place of Interment. A crowd
of about 300 watched the start of the
funeral from the house at Twenty-eighth
and C streets, and almost as many were
gathered at the cemetery to witness the
final incidents in the sad tragedy. Mother
and children were burled in one grave.
Kev.' Father Mathodlus of Omaha read the
office for the dead over the coffins of the
children.
Moran-Powers.
The man-lace of Miss Florence Moran,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bldlnger,
to R. W. Powers was celebrated at St.
Agnes' parsonage by Rev. James Aherne
Wednesday afternoon. The bride waa at
tended by Miss Anna Kenler of Omaha
and William Moran, brother of the brid
was best man. After the ceremony dinner
was served at the home of the bride's
mother. Mr. and Mrs. It. W. Powers left
for a visit to Kansas. They will be at
home at S23 North Twenty-third street
after May 6.
Confirmation at St. Martin's.
The bishop of Nebraska, Rt. Rev. Arthur
Williams, will administer the apostolic
rite of confirmation In St. Martin's church
Sunday after morning prayer to a well
prepared class. The vested choir will ren
der festal musio and Miss Monica Laur
will sing as an offertory solo, "I Know
That My Redeemer Llveth." The publlo
Is .cordially Invited to attend the service.
Hoa-a Still Fall In Price.
Hogs continue to fail inprice, the top
of the market yesterday being $6, a drop
of a nickel aa compared with Wednesday.
The bulk of the selling was around I5.S5,
however, a decrease of IT, In A vpftr A
buyer who purchased 1,700 at this figure
xeu aatisfaotlon at the result of the fight
that has been waged against a situation
that made pork a luxury, he said, and not
a necessity. Certainly, from 110.85 to $5.86
Indicates an amazing change in the mar
ket. Some 13,000 hogs were received yes
terday, 8u0 less than on Wednesday.
Magic City Goaslp.
The Junior auxiliary of St Martin's will
moet at the rectory next Tuesday after
noon at 4 o'clock.
The Ladles' Aid society of the First
Presbyterian church will give a luncheon
at the church on May. I.
Mrs. Bertha Clark Hughes, who is a
state officer of the P. K. O., is visiting
a number of the societies in the state.
'Phone Bell South friS Independent F-1M68
for a caae of Jetter Oold Top. Prompt de
livery to any part of city. William Jetter.
The hike of the Ramblers' club of the
Young Men's Christian association Satur
day is to Florence. A start will be made
at 0:30.
The annual meeting and banquet of the
Omaha Packing company's salesmen will
be held Saturday evening at 6 o'clock In
the Hotel Rome.
Winona Lodce No. 220, Modern Brother
hood of America, will have a large class
for mltlation at Its next meeting in the
ball, 2612 N street.
The annual meeting of the Women's
guild of St. Martin's parish will be held
next Wednesday at the rectory for the
election of officers.
A meeting to perfect the organization
of the Seymour Lake Country club will be
held In the rooms of the Commercial club
tonight at 8 o'clock.
The entertainment of the Booster club
will be held in the high school auditorium
tonight. It will consist of a concert and
the farce, "The Obstinate Family."
Dr. Lucille Kaves, Instructor of practical
sociology In the University of Nebraska,
will address the women's auxiliary of the
Young Men's Christian association May 2.
Mrs. K. D. Crawford. Twelfth and I
streets, has returned from a visit to her
son Frank, at Adair, la. She also visited
relatives at Anita, Dexter and Weston, la.
Mrs. William Barclay and her sister,
Miss Emma Wallace, who went to Avoca,
la., to Join In the celebration of the blrth
uay of their eldest slater returned home
la.it night.
Mrs. Marshall Richardson died yesterday
.evening at the home of her daughter,
flirs. a. ii. i;uaciy, zu u street, sued tit.
The funeral arrangements will be an
nounced later.
Dr. C. A. Cole and family of Ames, la.,
are visiting relatives and friend In South
Omaha. Dr. Cole is connected with the
Bureau of Animal Industry and was for
merly located here.
The P. K. O. society will be entertained
bv Mrs. Anna Iiratton Saturday afternoon.
Miss Kffa Kilts of Omaha will give a talk
on "Keyboard Harmony and the Progres
sion of the Pianoforte. '
The funeral of Thomas Mercell will be
neia paiurjay morning at y o clock from
l.'.'t North Twenty-fourth street to St.
l;iilK t'a church. The interment will be
In bit. Mary's cemetery.
.t the annual meeting of St. Martin's
tiarihh Wdmaluv aveiunir. report uhow.
Ing that the aftulis of the parish were
in a tuttsfactnry condition were submitted.
Following the nutting luncheon waa
served.
The next meeting of the King's
Dauphins of the First I'lfshyteiian
chuivh will be held at the church, Twenti--thlrd
and J street .May Mesdame Will
l.retn, Walter Madden and McMusters en
tertaining the H lie.
Owing to the death of the father of
John Mercell, a prominent member of the
I rock rluh, which was to have been held
last ntfclit has been postponed until May 4.
9
Featuring New
"Manhattan"
Shirts for Spring
The careful dresser can no more
afford to neglect the appearance of
hla shirt than he could go without
one. Neither does he care to wear
an improper fitting shirt. So the
makers of "Manhattan" shirts have
taken every precaution to insure that
"Manhattans" will be correct in
style, up-to-date in pattern and per
fect in fit. There are none to equal
them. Any good quality you want
at
31.50 to $3.80
Perhaps You've Watched This Store Grow
rerhaps yon ran remrmiher when this waa a mrxlcst little store, with a stork that occupied
bnt one room. rerhaps you've sen it grow steadily, but surely, to Its present irrwit sIm. Per
haps yoa're well sxqalnted with the prng,mwlve methods which have rharacurlaod this store
from its first day np to today. Hut whether this Is a matter of personal knowledge to you or not,
you must admit that had It not been founded, first, on unexcelled buying methods, then on hon
esty, fairness and courtesy toward Its patrons; had it not offered the best merchandise and the
frreateat values possible and had It not been progressive in spirit as well as in methods, this store
ronld never have gained and retained- through years of competition it position as the "Great
est C lothing Store In the West." We'll welcome you to our store today or any day you're ready to
get acquainted.
Our Superb Blue Serge Suits
Today more than ever must we maintain
our leadership by offering none
but the finest garments that arc
made and the greatest values that are
possible. In bo war can we better dem
onstrate this than by showing you the unequalled
quality of our Blue Serge Suits for thi3 spring sea
son. "We state and well back up this statement with
our reputation that no amount of money can buy
you more all around satisfaction than you'll get in
our Blue Serges. We will also say that you'll find it
hard to equal them at $4 or $5 more than our prices.
"With dark blue, absolutely fast color, pure serge
fabrics as their foundation, skillfully designed styles
and careful and expert tailoring through every stage of their
making, the wonder is not that they're so good, but that It Is
possible for human hands to produce such magnificent gar
ments. We guarantee their shade, their fit, and their interior
workmanship. Their style and service will outlast any guar
antee we could make. Surely you're going to make us prove
all these statements. Then we'll both benefit.
American Blue Serges $10 to $25
English Blue Serges $15 to $25
For Men and Young Chaps.
Utccrlly Clothe
And a Wonderful Assortment of Fast Color, All
Wool, Dark Blue Serges for Boys of All Ages, at
$3.95 $4.93 $7.45
Our Great Lines
of Men's and Women's
Shoes and Oxfords
at $2.50
Certainly you can buy rood foot
wear most anywhere at $4 to $5, bus
stylish, serviceable and perfectrflt
ting shoes at $2.60 Is something out
of the ordinary. That's why we're
particularly proud of our splendid
lines at $2.50. We guarantee they're
as stylish, as serviceable, as perefto
In fit and handsome In appearance aa
any In town at $3 or $3.50. Every
leather, every size and every width
In Shoes and Oxfords for men, and
Shoes, Oxfords and Pumps tor
women, at
$2.50
IIF31P1
50c Men's Silk Hose
at 25c
Men's extra fine sheer seamless silk
Hose, with high spliced heels and
double toes; colors, black, tan,
slate, maroon and navy blue; sizes,
9 to 11. A regular 50c quality,
special Saturday, f B
at AUC
The House of
Hijgh Merit?
Home of Steln-Bloch Clothes, Regal Shoes, Stetson Hats, Manhattan Shirts
Every 1011 Hat
Style In Our
Modern Hat Dept.
It matters not what your taste may
be, what your sice or what your
build, we've a score or more of 1911
Hats that will not only fit you, but
will prove becoming to you as welL
Of course, the "real thing" now is
the Telescope style and we've a
great line In each different gradua
tion of crown and brim. ' Fedoras,
too, are very popular. Tans
and Grays of a dozen different
shades, or darker colors if you wish.
You'll waste a lot of time if you
try to equal our headwear at the
price.
"Asbury" $2.50
"Rutland" $3.00
"Stetson's" $3.50 up
17 Excdlent ?Tradci-ta" Pianos
Jus! Enough for a Saturday Special
"Club" members are still turning in hand-played pianos that they cannot play, for Player Pianos that play
themselves. We thought we had made a "clean-up" on used instruments this week, but they still come in
keep a coming folks want Player Pianos and keep "trading in" their hand-played uprights. But you are the
gainer, for you may buy good hand-played pianos ridiculously cheap. We haves In addition to those listed
here, ten other excellent "traded in" pianos; three or four of them almost New. .It's a now-or-never chance, so
you Ml' ST bequick in choosing.
On "Knell0" from officers of the Com-mt-rclal
club Uiv directors of the Younu
Men's Chrltlan association ars consld'-r-lnic
a plan tor the aJ'lition if two nmr
u.rlf to tits biiiMlux at Seventeenth and
Karurj' to sirs the club a hums.
No official action in this direction has
Veen taken, so far as can be ascertain"!
""The r1""- it Is said. boweAtr, Is entlrfly
feasible, aa the bulMm Is so cuns.ructeJ
that an addition would not constitute an
overload to the walla and foundation.
Enter The Lice's iiouVluveiV Content now.
governing, tha Vooklovtrs' Comsat.
Kate Shelley Seriously 111.
HOONB. Ia., April (Special ) Kate
Shelley, Iowa's famous heroine who saved
the Northwestern passenger In lfr from
KolnR through a rotten bridge into the
Des Moines river at Molnsona near here,
la 111 In eL Anthony's hospital at Carroll,
where the will underKo an otertUn
within a few days. Miss Shelley's c 'n a
tion Is said to be serious, but not critical,
and the attending physicians hope that h r
recovery will follow shortly. The nature
of her affliction la not known. Miss stni
Iry la tha Northwestern agent at Mo ntfuna.
I c5rrcjLr
Starr Upright Piano
A well known make in a pretty walnut
case. Full sized, seven' and one-third
octaves. Offered you now at this small
sum.
Schmoller & Mueller
Large size, full extension music desk, roll
fall, three pedals, double trusses, almost
new. Traded In and is- offered, at
only , . . ,
Steger & Sons Piano
Meaium sizea, seven ana one-tnird oc
taves. Boston fall board, nearly new,
traded in on a "Club" Player piano and
is offered at, only
$3(1
$160
$195
$205
J. & C. FISCHEH Walnut case, has been refln-
ished and appears and plays like a new piano.
Traded in on a Player Piano and
will therefore go at, only ,
WKSKIl HllOS. Upright, large dark oak case,
full extension music desk, four pedals, mandolin
and harp attachment; a wonderful C 0 Q fi
value st. only Uu
CIUCKKIUNO & SONSLarge upright, ebonlzed
case, 7 octaves, Boston fall board, a grand
make at a very attractive figure.
Just think of it. It goes at
$225
AN ALMOST NEW
Kimball Piano
This Kimball was "traded in" yesterday on a
"Club" Player Piano. It's a large size, in an
exquisite walnut case, and is one of the finest
models the Kimball people make. Buy It Sat
urday, only
$185
The Bennett Company
Piano Dept.
Third Floor
An Elegant Sufficiency
"Elegant Tasteful; polished;
graceful; richly ornamental; the
absence of everything offensive."
"Sufficiency Supply equal to
wants; ample stock or fund."
Webster.
The Reflex Light
is an elegant sufficiency. There is an absence of anything offen
sive about the cost because it consumes a very small quantity of
gas. The supply of light is equal to the wants.
What more is there to eayt
Omaha Gas Company
I Oat Your I aruut to amoaa,
LITERARY SOCIETY IN SESSION
Irrlahton I.ade Hold Debate om Mer
it of l.araer ar Neaa
tlve Wine.
The literary society of Crrlghton uni
versity at the last metlnK. discussed the
question. "Resolved That the United Slates
Navy Should He Incivused." Mranrs. Ap
pleby and KnfcU.-h. uphe!i the affirmative
against Messrs- Johr.aun and Barry for the
n native. The negative won by a vote of
S to 1 At this meeting- it was decided that
the bix'i-ty give a banquet, the date to
be decide i later.
At the last meeting of the Oratorical so
ciety of t'relghton university the mut h-
j mooted question, "Kesoled, That tha ritht
if suffrage be granted to women." was
I fltstussed. Oppossd to Mark Kyan and
Francis Mullen of the affirmative were
Preston McAvoy and Carl Russum, who
upheld the negative. The question was
well argued, andboth sides were generous
In upholding the virtuous qualities of
women, but the Judges. Messrs. Polskt,
Cjulnn and Kelly, dealt severely with their
cause by awarding the decision to the neg
ative by a vote of t to 1.
Army Notes
Colonel Dodd of the Twelfth cavalry.
Fort Hobinson, arrived In Omaha Friday
morning to look over the affairs at the
army headquarters. Colonel Dodd Is act
ing as commanding officer during the ab
sence of Colonel F. L. mith. who Is with
the maneuver division on the border.
Major Omar Suudy received his commis
sion as lieutenant colonel from Washing
ton Friday morning. He has been ordered
relieved from duty at the Omaha head
quarters, but has not as yet been assigned
to another post.
Private William M. Ponder. Signal corps,
Fort Leavenworth, Kan., has been ordered
to Fort Omaha, where he will enter the
signal corps at that iot.
Sergeant I-awrenee M. Watson, Company
A. Fourth Infantry, haa been relieved
from duty with the organised militia of the
state of New Jersey, and has been ordered
to Fort Crook, Neb.
First Class Private lieorge E. Major und
Private Roger li. Ferris, signal corps
Fort Omaha, have been sent to C'unip
yosemlte, Yosemite National park, Call-fr.-nia,
to report fur duty May 1.
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Whose birthday today t
During the coming year we shall answer that sam
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near notables for whom it was the natal day.
During the coming year we shall answer that same
Interesting question with the names of the rising gener.
ation of boys aud girls who will be the future notables.
"This Is the Day We Celebrate"
Under this heading The Bee will tell what young
sters are haying birthday anniversaries each day of the
year.
Whose youngsters!
Why, your youngsters and your neighbors' all the
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thousands of them.
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