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TT1E BKH: OMAHA, SATUIMUY, MARCH 20, 1916.
13 BKIEF CITY NEWS Scot Friat I-New Beacon Press lufNtwlHO. Lighting fixture. Xitewkt Be via- lU ! AiTfc- New office between city hU u4 Fon tenells hotel. tU South Eighteenth 8t " Wn Tuur in Miss Neva Turner, head of the domestic aclenee department of Central High achool, li ill at her home- Tba Btata Bank of Omaha pays 4 per cent on time deposit. S per cent on savings account. All deposits In thla bank are protected by the depositor' Treating Dope neads Several dope fiend are being treated by Dr. T. D. Holer at the Ft. Joseph hospital. Alfred Wilson was given temporary relief by Dr. J. A. Tamlslea Thursday evening. Held for Investigation Charles Chase, arrested for the theft of several can of lard from a wagon standing at Tenth and Howard streets, ia being, held -at headquarter for further Investigation. "Today's Complete Morte FrerraJ classified section today, and appaaxa ia The Bee EXCLUSIVELY. Find out what the various moving picture theaters offer, guarantee fund of the state ot Nebraska. Jks Watch am Chain eBlll Hiss of Fort Calhoun, Neb., Infcrma the police that while he was watting for a car at Sixteenth and Cass streets, Thursday evening, a fellow snatched his watch and ran. Quickly boosted and easily aeceeslal are two prime requisites ot a dealrabls office location. Tenants In The Bee build Ing, "the building that Is always new." find these two conditions of great service la building up tbalr business. Will Jfot jrota Jltaay Meat Several members of the police department. In cluding Sergeant Slgwart, have declared that they had no Intention of accepting the proposition of becoming; members of the jitney men association. GHrls Oo to Bait take En route to Salt Lake City, where they will be em ployed as waitresses In the Nowhouse hotsl, to be opened there, thirty-five girls, traveling in two sleepers, went west over the Burlington. The girls are from Chi cago. Bobbed of Two Dollars John Olson of Buffalo. N. Y.. stopping at the Havens hotel, was strong-armed and robbed of li at Fifteenth and Davenport streets Thursday night. Olson furnished the po lice with a good description or Ills as sailants. I Charred with Yagranoy James Sul livan, 1818 Cass street, was sentenced to forty-flvo days in the county Jail on a charge of vagrancy. He Is suspected of having broken Into a store at loiJ Farnara street recently. The police are looking up his record. ....... Caught fhopUftlns; Louis Bailor, 1036 North Twenty-first street, was given a thirty day a' suspended' sentence when arraigned In police court for'the theft of Jewelry from the Burgess-Naah stores. Charles Smith, arrested for an Identical offense, wss given thirty days straight. Attendance at "Panama Exposition Passenger Traffic Manager Fort of the Union Pacifio hears that the attendance at the San Francisco exposition last week aggregated 353,299. The largest attend ance any one day was 80,190. 'it rained two days during the week and on these days the attendance was .very light. GRANDMOTHERS AT HEIRLOOM PARTY Unique Function Given for Members of Trinity M. . Church t Which Age Alone Count NOVEL EXHIBITION . IS ' MADE One of the most unique ocial affaire In the history of Trinity Methodist Epis copal church of this city took place at the home of Mrs. E. O. Vllmoth, 3711 North Twentieth street, on Tuesday aft ernoon, March W. when Mrs. L. A. Har mon. Mrs. Thomas Blthell. Mrs. H. O. Wllmoth and "Mrs. C. A. . Bacon enter tained the grandmothers of the church membership. The color scheme In decorations, re freshments and the attire of the hostesses was green and white. The entertainment consisted of each grandmother singing her cradle song and relating civil war Incidents of personal experience, fol lowed by an exhibition of heirlooms and relics brought by the guests, relics were: One pair of earrings, 800 years old and originally from Wales. One pair of earrings, 150 years old and originally from Germany. Two baby hoods, seventy-five years old. which had been worn by the husband of one of the guests. A watch 100 years old. One Persian silk cashmere shawl, 150 years old. This shawl had been used at the christening of thirty-one babies and the shawl has been handed down to a daughter of one of the gnests. One Bible .160 years' old. One saddlebag lock, once, owned by a man who was concerted tinder the min istry of John Wesley. Prizes were awarded the oldest and the youngest grandmothers, 'the woman. hav ing the oldest heirloom' and the one who sang the most unique cradle song. Two great-grandmothers were present, Mrs. .' McMullen .and Mrs. Sears. Both were tn their eighty-fifth year and have good health. The following were t!ie Invited guests: AFFAIRS AT SOUTH. OMAHA Action on Annexation Bill Gener ally Regarded at Assuring Merger, Though Delayed- MAT EXTEND TERMS OF OFFICE News of the amendment of 8. F. No. t. providing ,for a vote In all the territory. Including Omaha, the total vote to be counted as a unit and not in separate municipalities as formerly, was received In South Omaha yesterday evening with mixed feelings. The antls were dis pleased, because It Insures annexation, and some of those favoring the merger were disappointed at the delay and worry of a special election. Taken as a whole, however, the news was taken as a victory for the mergeiists and annexa tion seems now assured. It was said. Antiannexatlonlsts In South Omaha were plainly disheartened yesterday. The Parrlott compromise providing for the vote In the whole territory counted aa a unit, wss fought by thwm up to the last minute. The next move will be the vote of the house on the amended bill Among theln1 lhen fc murn f ln, amenn(i bill to the senate. The next proposition will probably be the extension of the Omaha terms of office to a date sufficiently beyond the special election to Insure representation from the local territory to the Greater Omaha council. It was admitted that the amendment was a concession on the part of the mergorlst In the house. Willis Hoopes, anotner of the old timers at the Union Stock yards, haf forsaken the activities of the middle man for general farming. Hoopes bid adieu to the local stockmen at the yards yes terday and will leave ln a few days for Durant, Fla., where he has bought land. He will engage In fruit raising and gen eral farming. Prior to his departure yesterday he was made the recipient of a beautiful watch charm and fob, a testimonial of regard from his many friends at the yard. The presentation was made In the office of Secretary A. F. Ktryker shortly after noon. A few weeks ago Max Foote left to take ip ranching In Montana. 1 "rob ably half a dosen of the best known men at the yards have been taking up fsrin Ing and ranch work. Mastic City Uoaslst, The Eagles will give a dance tomorrow evening at the Eagle hall at Twenty third and N streets. Mrs. Farnest J. Hall will entertain the El Ieen club at her home. S-lt N street, next Wednesday afternoon. Luncheon will be rerved. Tonight has been designated ss lllsh Prow night at Huslunan Annex, liC North Twenty-fourth street. Royal Arcanum, Knoxalt rotund No. 1464, will hold an Important meeting Fri day evening. March 19, at the Ancient Order of United Workmen temple. The German-Amervan Democratic club will hold It monthly meeting Huivlny afternoon. March 71, In Its hall nt .LtS North Twenty-fourth street. AH Ger mans are requested to attend. The entertainment commltte of the local order of Ked Men will give a dnnco at the Ked Men hall at 818 North Twenty-fourth street tomorrow evening. Phil Kearney Women's Relief corns will meet with Mrs. J. W, Cress tomor row afternoon at t o'clock st the resi dence, too Xorth Twenty-third street. This Is Ron Ton night at the Re-ne theater. 'The Love of Women." an i qtilslte three-Part drama, Is the society picture. The Keep club will give a big dance this evening at the Mouw hail .. ty-flfth and M streets. Kay Wilson's or chest ra will render the music fur thi evening. A regular meeting of the Phil Keamey post No. I, Grand Army of the Republic, will be held tomorrow evening at the home of J. W. Cres, KK North Twenty third street The regular meeting of 8t. Mary's court No. t7. W. C. O. Foresters, will be held at the home of Mrs Anna Con roy. Thirty-ninth and S streets, next Tuesday evening. New ttlant Rettery. Friends of the Giants are much inter ested In Press and Wendell, a pony bat tery for McOraw. McGraw himself se- lected Backstop Wendell from the local semi-pro, fields. of Press. Mstty Is the discoverer NEXT BIG BATTLE IN WEST Belgian! and Germana Preparing for Great Struggle Along the Ypres River. HEAVY riGHTINO IN THE EAST I.O.VDON. March I.-Thc next lmpor- taut battle on the western front. It is believed, will tske place along the River Tser, held on one side by the recently reorganised Belclan army and on the other by the Germans. As the floods have subsided, the Bel gians, supported by the warships of the allies, have already oushed their line slightly forward, and this Is almost cer tain to leal to counter attacks by the Germana and a genersfl engagement, as has been the esse when similar move ments were Initiated elsewhere, along the front. An artillery duel. In them-ay of preparation, has commenced. Heavy Flab tin In tiast. Heavy fighting la going on In Russian Poland and eastern Gallcla. The Russian official dispatches report the capture of several villages and heights to the north east of Prtasnyss, In territory where some of the fiercest tlghtlngrof the war has occurred. Also, near the border town of Tauroggcn and In East Prusaja close to Memel battles are being fought which Indicate the intention of the Rus sian ot again forcing their war if pos sible Into the country ot the Germans. Although the opposing farces In the Carpathians and East Gallcla are strug gling to their utmuet ln the deep snow and under the most trying condition, no chnnVe worthy of note has taken place ln the situation. " Austria la reported to be continuing work on the fortifications all along the Italian frontier, and the garrisons have been reinforced by arttllel-y and Infnntry. Switzerland allvlces say that the Ger mans are building two strategical rail roads on the Alsace-Lorraine frontier In order to strengthen the Strassnurg sys tern of fortifications. A Zeppelin has attacked Calais, drop ping bomb with the object of destroy ing the railway station. This met with no success, but seven persons were killed. Another British steamer, the Glenart ney, from Bangkok for tandon loaded with rice, has been torpedoed by a Ger man submarine off Beachy Head In the English channel. Only one of the crew was drowned. The entire Sudnn. including Kartum and also parts ot Nubia, are held by the IVrvlshes, sreording to the story told by a German merchant, who has re turned to Berlin from Egypt. Th Bri tish gen-rnl. Ilawley, snd almost i.OO) of his men are said tn have been killed near Fashoda in Peeemlcr, while earlier In November, enusal tribesmen are re ported to have killed 200 Australians near the. Pyramids. Railroad, and telegraph line wer destroyed. Advice received by the British foreign office are to the effect that Turkish sol diers In the I'rumlnh dlctrlct of IVrsIa recently killed several hundred civilians and looted and burned villas'. Three steamer carrying American meat product, which hsd .been detained by the British' government for examination, havs hoeit permitted to proceed. They are the Norwegian Elsa. the Hwctllsh Grekland and the American A. A. Raven. The German Reichstag has sdopted, without debate, the wsr estimates and also passed the forelun estimates. 'Legislative League Holds Fourth Annual Banquet at Lincoln (Kmm a St.iff Correspondent.) LINCOLN. March 19. -(Special Tele gram. )-Wlth over 3rt crowding the tables at the Ltndell hotel the fourth annual bano.net of the Nebraska Legislative leasue ens held last night. Representative Oaterman, Senator Mat tes and ex-Governor George Hheldon. who were on the published program, were not able to attend. 8peecn.ee were made by Governor Morehead, Chief Clerk Genrgi W. Potts, Thomas J. Majors, Edwin Jenry, A. E. Sheldon. E. E. Howell. Charles W. Ileal, J. P. Palmer, J. N. Nor ton, W. F. Dale, O. P. Peterson, J. A. Ollls, Congressman Randall of Califor nia, formerly from Nemaha county; ConrressinHn Charles Sloan and J. II. Thlessen. The evening closed with sev eral numbers from a local vaudeville the ater. The talks were mostly In a humorous vein, an-1 most of the speakers did not' stick ver- closely to thelj subjects. A poll of legislators present from pre vious sessions, beginning with lfWT, showed at least one present from sll with the exception of the sessions- of 1S71..1873. 1875, 1S77, 1!S3 and 188S.1n 1M3 Meredith, now In the house, was the only! democrat ln the senate. 1 Mlafat Coast) Relieves. Dr. Bell's rine-Tsr-lloney eases your cough, Soothes the lungs and Invites sleep. Only 35o. All dnmglsts. Advertisement. ZEPPELIN AIRSHIP DROPS SHELLS ON CALAIS TARIS, March l.-(Vla London. -Ths fifllowlng official communication was. Is sued by the war office tonight: , "Zeppelin airship has dropped some bombs on Calais, aiming at the railway station. No serious material damage was done, but seven employes were killed." FIRE DESTROYS SIOUX . CITY PLANT; LOSS $90,000 SlOt'Jii CITT, la.. March. . 19. -Fire, which broke out ln the C. T. Hopper Fur niture and Mattress Manufacturing plant' at 1 o'c lock this morning, entirely de-, stroyer the prorerty. and for a time threat-1 ened to wipe out the linseed oil mills, Several box cars on slds tracks near 1 tho plant were destroyed before they i could be got out of reach of the flame. 1 The, loss to the manufacturing; concern Is I estimated at fMXOOO. The origin of the' blase Is unknown. Mesdames J. A. Haum H. A. Beltlenian A. Bosworth It. 6. Brown Emily Brown . . Burnett - W. e. Coe W. Coburn Julia Cook J. F. Crtpnen J. M. Chambers - Emma Feeney Rhode GtlHand - A. Crosscup R. Horton . Hough , R. Hunaaker B. .Keily Officer Holden Takes Two Razors and Two Guns from Old Mai George A. Edwards. 76 years of age, nd for the last seventeen years par- alvzen in the limbs, suddenly, pulled rasor from his pocket and attempted to out the throat of his wife, who Is 71 years of age. Mrs. A. MoComba, who Is visit lng with Mrs. Edwards at the ham at 3333 Corby street, took a hand and In capacitated Edwards from further activ. itles by a well directed punch oa the Jaw and then called the police. Officer Johnny Holden responded to the call and aa he entered the house Qd wards pulled a revolver from his pocket and placed It against his temple. Holdeji took the gun away from him only to have him pull another one' from another pocket. The officer also took this re volver, whereupon Edwards pulled an other razor. This exhausted his. supply of weapons, so Holden. when he had taken that away from the old man, tobk hint to the police station for safekeeping. Edwards was arraigned In police court Friday morning and was sent , to the county hospital for fifteen days, pending an Investigation. His wife testified that they had been married a little over a year. He was an employe of the Union Pacific shops for a great many years. Visit is Postponed By Mme. De Page Madame Da Page, wife of a prominent Belgian physician, who was to have lec tured la Omaha on Belgian relief work has postponed her visit here until about Arril 1, according to a telegram received irutn her yesterday by Madame Borglum Konecny Proves -Master of Violin A concert given last night at Tel Jed Sokol hall by the Bohemian violinist. Josef Konecny and company of Chicago, won the artist many friends ia Omaha! although he came to Omaha an entire stranger. The program opened with violin solo, "Finale from Sonata In O, by Rubensteln, which was played with remarkable technique and feeling. The "Concerto In F Minor." by Ernst, was well received and was the interpretation of a master. The number which was per haps the most enjoyed wss "Serenade," by Schubert, arranged by Remenyt. , Miss Martha Stelal, soprano, and Miss Mary Trt. pianist, the other members of the company, are deserving! of men tion, both being artists tn their respec tive lines and adding much to the en joyment of the program. All were most gracious In. responding to enoortsi Mesdames C. A. Krell C. O. Lobeck E. Lorystreth ' Martin Kmma Matthews McMullen J. R. McFarland . Nelson William Rlesenberg Ed Rogers C. H. Roys -' Sears Thorp Tlndal Tuten George T raver Wilcox Wlnegard May Reorganize School Areas to Avoid Congestion President C J. Ernst of the Board of Education has directed Superintendent E. U. Graff to prepare a statement show ing the boundaries of the school districts. capacity ' and enrollment at each school and other 'information which might tend to solve the question of congestion. , Mr. Ernst believes that a readjustment of district lines would In .some cases eouallxe the attendance and relieve some of the congestion. In some Instances It Is conceded that new schools or additions will be necessary. ' Lothrop school district Is In need of considerable relief,' according to an In vestigation made by D. E. Jenkins of the School board, i it la believed that a new school should be established in the dis trict east and north ot Lothrop school. aa some of the children of this school live nearly a mile away. . A surrey - by the hoard members strengthens the belief that the area north of Cuming and east of Twenty-fourth streets needs readjustment. Noting Machines For Sale; No Buyer A' letter sent by the county board to .the Empire Voting Machine company of Jsmestown, N. Y makers ot eighty-sis voting machines owned by the county and city, Inquiring whether It would be possible to sell these machines brought Information that, this firm has gone but of business and that the machines are not saleable. ... 1 ; The Automatic Registering company of New York, whjeh. answered the letter. said it might' use some of the parts ot the . machines. They are stored In the basement of the court house. Chairman Beat In his letter said the machines were perfectly good, but that the county and city have no use for them.' CHILD LABOR COMMITTEE 3 WILL MEET WEDNESDAY The annual meeting oCthe Nebraska child ' labor ' committee - will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock In connection with the child labor exhibit. which will b neia In the Pioneers room st the court house all of next week, be ginning Sunday afternoon. B. D. Oepson or the Fort school for boys Is chairman of the committee. Heretofore the meet- logs have always been held In conjuno- I Urn with the annual Charities and Cor- I rectlona conference. BERNSTEIN'S OLD PUPILS TO HOLD BOOSTER MEETING Alumni and former students of the high school whom Nathan Bernstein used to teach when he was a department head there will hold a booster meeting la the olive room of the Rome hotel fhla even ing at 7:15 o'clock. His candidacy for city commissioner will be endorsed and plana for accomplishing his nomination al the primary mill I made. The meet ing will b under the auspices of the Bernstein club, which was organised a few days aro by former pupils of Bern stein, to boost his' randklacy. Chandler Trimble Is president' and William L. Ran dall 14 secretary PlljPLY? WELL, DON'T. BE People Notice It. Drive Them Off With Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets. A pimply face will not embarrass you much longer If you get a peckaaje of Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets. The skin should begin to clear after you hate lasnn tne taoiets a lew nights. Cleanse the blood, the buwels snd the Uvkt with Olive Tablet. Dr. Edwards' Olwe Tablets are the sucoeaaful substitute for calomel there's never any sickness or pain after taklnsT mem. Dr. Edwards' Olive -.Tablets do that which calomel does, and Juat as effoo tivoijr, but their action is gentle anl safe Instead of severe and irritating. No one who takes Olive Tablets) Is -iver eurae4 with "a dark brown taste," a bad breath, a dull, llatlees. "no- good" fedliag constipation, torpid liver, bad dispos: tton or piioply fane. Dr. Edwards' Olive Tb'ets nr s tttir-lr vefcrotabt oompound ml yd with olive oil. win uwi ux-tn Djr TDnir olive CMj,-r. I Dr. Edwards spent years among pa- tfentai atflb ted with livar snd bewl I complaints and OlWe Tablets are the . immensely effective result. ; Take one or two nightly for a week. Pee bow much Welter yon feej and look, i vr sni i" r-er oni ah ar:igt. i The olive Tstlet Company, L'olumbuj. o. Plan Yopr Cigar Bill-pf-Fare eW. After the big dinner this Sunday a big, dark ( ltpt all-Havana. Then what for those empty hours fK I when your Havana is a "little" heavy, and yet a then the modu- man wants "a smoke lated'V Havana Surely Moore. tfj Have two or three on hnd to round out your cigar bill-of-fare. Try one after Sunday morning breakfast when you have that once-a-week spare time to enjoy a morning cigar. Invite your alter- noo'n caller to judge Tom Moore smoke your last one along in the the day's smoking and send you clear head and a clean palate. with you. Then evening to crown off to bed with a Little Tom goes for half fare. But he goet for a long distance. ' """"" " '' ' 11 F.ST A 3 J VV ) ssr w jr -u- w w 1 1 - r .ssv a lU'hSKLL CIO.IU CV).t 012 bo. 10th St.. Omaha, Distributor. s jfr ; ; 1