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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNTPDAY. MARCH 7. 1917.
BRINGING UP FATHER l'nINCiTO 3Ni t SENT HER AWAX FOR A REVT - I NEEDED IT- OH: TAKE ME BACK TO M( HONE TOWN' VHEftE I WANT TO lh IN FAVOR OF THAT- HTtVaULDHSVE DID TOO LISTEN TO MY LAST SEEIN, Mjfc WF NYM IN' TO PLAt ON THKT CopTrltht, 1917, International Newa Service, II v 1 ..in fJTl AH V 1 Wr-" AW ft Drawn for The Bee by George McManus STECHER-CADDOCK MATCH0N APRIL 9 Gene Melady Announces Date for Clash Between Nebraska and Iowa Champions. WILL BE HELD IN OMAHA Announcement that the wrestling match between Joe Stecher and Earl Caddock will be held in Omaha, April 9, was made yesterday by Gene Melady, who will promote the go. The Stecher-Caddock match has fieen in the making for many months. Shortly after his match with Peters here Stecher came to an agreement with Melady to meet Caddock about the middle of April. Yesterday plans were consummated to stage the event April 9. ( This bout is expected to create widespread interest, especially out side of Omaha. Caddock is a great favorite throughout western Iowa and it is said the Hawkeye farmers are confident the Anita lad is the boy to throw Stecher. Caddock is also well known in some parts of Nebraska. Omaha fans have heard a great deal about him, although he has never appeared here. Omaha's only apportunity to see Caddock was when he finished Mort Henderson in quick time in Council Bluffs a couple of months ago. Caddock is described as "the wrest ler with a thousand holds." It is said he has a more extensive knowledge of wrestling than any other living grappler, Stecher not even excepted. Stecher will have a distinct advan tage over Caddock in weight, the lowan weighing around 190 pounds, while Stecher tops 200. Caddock, however, is said to be much faster. Nebraska Wesleyan Five to Clash With ' Creighton Tonight The Nebraska Wesleyan basket ball squad, fresh from its recent victory over the Cornhuskers, will play the Creighton five at the Creighton gym nasium this evening. This will be the final contest of a three-game series between the two teams, and Creighton followers are expecting a close game in view of the Coyote's recent show ing. Creighton succeeded in trouncing the Wesleyan team, 22 to 18, a few weeks ago, but Coach Bill Klein has since given the team a shakeup, 'and new faces will be seen on the squad when it lines up against the locals. Work Has Started On the Belt Line Elevation General Superintendent D'Bernardi of the Missouri Pacific came up from Kansas City to look over the portion of the Belt line where an elevation of the tracks is proposed. He is author ity for the statement that all of the details are complete for the begin ning of the work as soon as season able weather sets in. Surveys for the elevation of the Belt line tracks have all been made and the stakes set indicating the re quired cuts and fills along the line. Already some work is being done in the cuts, where gangs of men are at work loosening up the frozen earth by the explosion of dynamite. As soon as the ground is in condition to be worked a large force of men and teams will be set at work and con struction will be pushed with all pos sible speed. Tacoma Packing Plant Is Damaged by Fire Tacoma, Wash., March 6. Fire early today partially destroyed the Carstens packing plant here, the dam age being estimated at $325,000. A huge water tank exploded (luring the fire, but the firemen fortunately es caped injury. The plant was recently insured for $100,000, the insurance having been paid on two other disas trous fires in the plant in the last two Grayson's Nomination Again Sent to Senate Washington, March 6. The re nomination of Dr. Cary T. Grayson as medical director in the navy with rank of rear admiral, who failed of confirmation in the senate during the last session after a fight, was sent to the senate today by President Wil son. Pitcher Adams Signs Saint Joseph Contract St Joseph, March 6. Charles B. (Babe) Adams, formerly pitching star for tl.e Pittsburgh National league team, has signed a contract to play with the St. Joseph Western league team this season, it was an nounced here today. SloeuTa Liniment KHIh I'aln. Ia tb greatest pain killer ever discov ered, limply laid on the akin no rubbing required it drive pain away. 25c. All drus flat. -Advertisement. Sport Calendar Today Skating: International Indoor speed skat ing champiooiililp, at IMttiburfh. Racing: Opening of thirteen-day meeting at the Oak Lawn track, Hot Spring!, Ark, Tenjiti: Opening of the Eait-Weit cham pionship matches, at Los Angeles. Basket ball, Nebraska state high school tournament opens at Lincoln. Polo: Flay for the California challenge trophy begins at Coronado. Cal. John Olin Due to Arrive Today for Bout With Freberg John Olin, who tackles one Fre berg, variously advertised as John and Otto, at the Council Bluffs Audito rium Thursday night, is due to arrive in Omaha today, and local wrestling fans who have been curious to see the huge Finn, who holds a decision over Joe Stecher, will have their oppor tunity. Olin, according to the dope sheet from Chicago, where the ruin has been for the last two weeks, is in great condition. His managers have mapped out a campaign for him that calls for almost as much activity as Battling Levinsky shows when he's feeline right. Olin has four matches coming up in five days, which is going some. The reason for the abundance of work, Olin explains, is because he wants to prove to the wrestling fans of the middle west that his victory over Stecher last December was not of the fluke variety. He says he is a better man than Stecher, is willing to tackle Joe again and intends to prove to the fans out here, who are pretty much for Stecher and therefore skep tical, that Joe is not the greatest wrestler in the world, but that John Olin is. It is expected that many Omaha wrestling fans will make the short journey to Council Bluffs tomorrow night to see Olin. Omaha has been keenly curious to see the Finn since that Springfield match, and tomorrow night is the first chance. It will be Olin's first appearance west of Chi cago. Shippers Are Given Treble Damages Against Combine Washington, March 6. The su preme court today sustained a judg ment in a suit by Thomsen & Co., New York shippers, against Sir Charles W. Cayser and other British ship owners, for treble damages under the Sherman law for alleged combina tion of steamship shipping to South Africa in 1899. L S. Stegner's Funeral Will Be Held Wednesday Funeral services for Lawrence S. S.egner, 64 years, of age, 3012 Miami street, prominent builder and contrac tor, who died Sunday evening, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Hillside Congrega tional church, Thirtieth and Ohio streets. Rev. Hampton will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn ceme tery. Five Wvorce Petitions Are Filed by Women The following petitions were filed in divorce court: Dora E. Nelson against Harriaon Nelson, cruelty alleged. Mary Phillip, against Paul Phillips, cruelty alleged. Gladya Schluter against Raymond Schluter, cruelty alleged. Lucille R. Adams against Lemuel H. Adams, cruelty alleged. Orla Thompson against Clarence I. Thompson, nonsupport alleged. Police Here Watch the Chinese Tongs Closely Following the outbreak of the tong war in San Francisco, Oakland, Stock ton and San Jose, Cal., and Seattle, Wash., and the killing of five Chinese, Omaha police and detectives have been given special instructions to keep a sharp lookout on the Chin ese colony here. As far as can be determined there is order in Omaha's tongs. Liggett Nominated For Major General Washington, March 6. President Wilson today nominated Hunter Lig gett, now a brigadier general in the army, as a major general to take the place made vacant by the recent death of Major General Frederick Funston. Colonel Francis J. Kernan of the Twenty-eighth infantry was advanced to the grade of brigadier general. Theatrical Union Tells About Auditorium Stage The Omaha theaterical stage em ployes union, No. 42, Ray Ryan, sec retary, advised the city council that a few additions to the stage parapher nalia of the Auditorium stage would obviate necessity of waits between acts and would otherwise improve conditions behind the footlights. "PRINCESS" PAYS FINE OFONE BONE Negress is Charged With "Not Being a Spirit in Good Standing." PROMISES TO RETURN OEMS Charged with "obtaining money un der false pretenses and not being a spirit in good standing with the spir itual world," Princess Khan Oola, alias Princess Kozino Mitcheltree, alias Mrs. C. G. Mitcheltree, seeress, prophetess, reader of hidden pasts et al, who police say defrauded Omaha people out of jewelry and other valu ables estimated to be worth over $10, 000, was fined $1 and costs in police court Tuesday morning. Her hus band got a like fine. The small fine was imposed upon condition that the princess would re turn all the jewelry and valuables to the people who came after and identi fied same. She also agreed to give back a large amount of the money and other sacrifices which, according to the testimony brought out, she had assured her patrons were neces sary before the spirits would act properly. Lick of Evidence. That the self-styled Hindu princess was dismissed with such a small fine was due to lack of evidence against her. Rather than admit that they had had any connection with the "healer possessed of psychic and preternat ural powers" which enabled her to heal illness, discover hidden treasures, look into the future and discover per sons having matrimonial inclinations, reassure the love-sick and conjure with the present and departed spir its from the shadow lands back to this mundane sphere, her victims would not appear against her. Only three women appeared against the princess. One told of giving her $10 and a silk dress tor trying to se cure a prospect to buy her home, another told of altering $19 and two silk dresses as sacrifice to get straight ened out in some business and family affairs and the other told of giving $80 andn several silk dresses in order :o recover her health. Seeress Chuckles. To the questions asked by the pros ecutor and answered by the witnesses the princess smiled a knowing smile. As the victims told of offering the sacrifices and how the princess had assured them that everything she took in went back to a sacred temple to India, the dusky seeress broke into a soft chuckle. "Do you intend to go out of the city?" the princess was asked. In reply she said that she would open up at her old stand. As a final warning, she was told to cut out all other side lines to her trade, except plain fortune telling, for which, her attorney asserted, she had a license. Werner Horn, Who Dynamited Bridge, Is Denied Appeal Washington, March 6. Werner Horn, the German reservist lieuten ant who dynamited the International bridge near Vanceboro, Me., in 1915, today lost his habeas corpus suit in the supreme court in which he sought to avoid beinit tried at Boston for alleged transportation of explosives on passenger trains. The court did not decide Horn's contentions that, in a belligerent act against Canada, his German army commission exempted him from American prosecution and made him punishable only by the State depart ment. The court said Horn's appeal was not authorized and dismissed it. Police Suspect Story Of Man Who Was Shot Charles Morgan of Kansas City, registering at the State hotel, is be ing held at the police station follow ing a wound which he received by a revolver. According to the statement of Mor gan, he was playing with a gun in his room when it accidentally went off, the bullet passing through his left thigh. Morgan did not call a doctor and it was some time before the police were notified. At the hotel it is said Morgan reg istered there early Monday evening and went out, returning with a col ored man, who accompanied him to hij room. Fire Ruins Furniture Of McCormick Family Hardly had the family of J. Mc Cormick, 3217 Charles street, moved their first load of furniture into the house when fire broke out on the second floor and destroyed the greater part ot their belongings. lhe Mc Cormick family was absent from the house at the time of the blaze. A passing pedestrian turned in the fire alan Duke Farrell Takes DUKE? FARREII. Macon. Ga March 6. The most spectacular feature of the second day's evolutions of the Yankees in Georgia was the drill of the left handed pitchers of the New York Americans by Dauntless Duke Far rell, the truculent trainer. He con voyed the port-siders to a secluded part of the outfield and turned them loose. The Yankees are well sup Navy Department Begins Campaign to Speed Up Building Washington, March 6. The Navy department today began its cam piagn to speed up the new construc tion when representatives of ship building plants and submarine com panies were called into conference by Secretary Daniels in relation to the $500,000,000 naval appropriation bills. The companies asked to attend the meetings were the Fore River Ship Building company, the New York Ship Building company, William Cramp & Sons, the Electric Boat company and Lake Torpedo Boat company. Proposals for fifteen destroyers and for the scout cruisers left over from the preceding bill already have been advertised. Bids will be opened during the present month. Proposals for thirty-eight additional 800-ton sub marines will be advertised without de lay. The placing of contracts for five battle cruisers will be arranged in conference with ship builders and not by advertising. Plans for three 42,000-ton dreadnoughts will not be ready for advertisement for some weeks. Secretary Daniels hoped to be able at his conference today to se cure co-operation of the ship build ing companies in hastening the navy program to completion. It was thought at the department that the first exercise of new authority granted by congress would be the suspension of the eight-hour law, as applied to contract work for the navy. Mr. Daniels has stated publicly, however, that he will not hesitate to com mandeer private plants should that prov'e necessary. Racing Grocery Driver Is Caught After Chase Roy Beindorff, grocery truck driv er, was fined $10 and costs in police court Tuesday morning for racing through downtown streets. He was chased three blocks by motorcycle police, who caught him at Fourteenth and Farnam streets. How to Avoid Stomach Troubles. Digestion begins in the mouth. Food should be thoroughly masti cated. Your food should be suited to your age and occupation. People of sedentary habits should eat little meat, but should drink an abundance of water, especially when they first get up in the morning and between meals. When you feel dull and stu pid after eating that shows that you have eaten too much. The bowels should be kept regular. When needed take a dose of Chamberlain's Tab lets. They will improve your diges tion and move the bowels. Adv. Charge of Southpaws " plied with left-handers, "so well pro vided that the squirrels around the country are seen to perk up and show considerable interest as the squad marches out to the field. They have George Mogridgc, the Rochester Rocket; Sain Koss, the Tennessee Turbine; Slim Love, the Memphis Mastodon, an 1 Nick Cullop, the Chil howie Chipmunk. Discount Clause In Tariff Law Is Held to Be Invalid Washington, March 6. The clause in the tariff law granting a 5 per cent discount in duties to imports brought in American ships or ships of nations with which the United States has "fa vored nation" treaties was annulled today as unconstitutional by the su preme court. Through Justice Holmes the court held that the discount clause, de signed to aid in upbuilding the Amer ican merchant marine, was inopera tive altogether because it conflicted with existing treaties. It was held in applicable both to American vessels and to those of twenty-two foreign nations having treaties. All nations with which the United States has the so-called "favored na tion" clause in commercial treaties protested agains the provision as a discrimination and violation of treaty provisions. Meanwhile, the regular duties were collected, until the federal treasury amassed between $25,000,000 and $30,. 00U.000, which has been held ready to return to importers in case the court decided the clause was invalid. "BE PREPARED FOR THE DRY SPELL" Sunny Brook the pure food whiskey The FAVORITE WHISKEY for the HOME You can alway DEPEND on "SUNNY BROOK" a an excellent beverage, or for MEDICINAL PURPOSES. Bottled in Bond By thai Sunny Brook Distillery Co. Leoiinlle, Kr. PRAY FOR KUGEL, PASTOR PLEADS Parson Who Was Evicted from "Underworld" Announces a Olean-Up Omaha Meeting. 'GOD HAS BEEN NEGLECTED' A prayer meeting is the next tor pedo Kcv. Charles W. Savidge will fire in his unrestricted warfare on Omaha dance halls and other places that he thinks ought to be "cleaned up." Police Commissioner Kugel will be among those to be prayed for, the parson says. Rev. Mr. Savidge will conduct the prayer meeting himself and it will be held Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the People's church, 515 North Eighteenth street. Mothers and fathers of "sin-bound" young folks and all other persons in terested in his campaign to give Omaha a moral scrubbing are urged by the minister to attend the meeting. "Everybody will be given an oppor tunity to speak out," he announces. "Then all will be asked to kneel and pray God to come and help us. Insulting God. "In this city God has been neg lected and insulted. The people will be asked to kneel before God and confess their sins and ask forgiveness and help. Prayers will be offered for the children that are going into sin. "Wc will also pray that the laws may be enforced, not as a sham, but really and truly enforced. Also that God will give Mr. Kugcl, the head of the police force in Omaha, an intelli gent mind concerning the places of sin and also that God will give him a good memory concerning these mat ters. "Prayers will also be offered that God will bless the police force, for it has been known that some of the policemen in our service in Omaha have financial interest in and are part owners of dance halls themselves. "We will also pray that God will give divine grace and strength to the Christians to keep away from sin and to speak against it." List of Sin Holes. A list of places of sin in this city will be read by Rev. Mr. Savidge, who says he "has the goods." He says he will ask the praying people to beg God to send down his Holy Spirit on sin and sinners in these places, that they may be cleaned up and made wholesome and righteous before God. "Wealthy, professional and society women have called me up and assured me of their sympathy and co-opeia-tion in ,this work," the preacher says. "Joluiny Lynch, county commis sioner, also has assured me that if I would keep up this agitation the au thorities would be compelled to act or step down and out." Threats Are Made Against Chicago Business Leaders Chicago, March 6. Threatening let ters which have been received by Chi cago financial and business leaders have been turned over to the federal secret service men and operatives to day were seeking the authors. Among those who were said to have been singled out for attack were; Joseph P. Griffin, president of the Chicago Board of Irade; J. Ofcden Armour, head of Armour & Co., packers, and Kelson Morris, chairman of the board of directors of Morric & Co., packers. Guards have been placed at the homes of the men against whom the threats were directed. ASpIendid Naturaorilc. (& .3ssM3iiafasie' '.esaa- is MRS-' GROCERS PROTEST TRADEjNVASION President Wise Tells How Charity Supplanted Cash in Grocery Business. WHO FOUGHT HIGH PRICES? "The retail grocers of this city have done much for humanity this winter by carrying many workingmen through lean days," said Edward I'. Wise, president of the Retail Grocers' association, addressing the city coun cil in terms of protest against the proposal to have the city furnish in dividuals free quarters to open a com peting grocery establishment. Mr. Wise led a delegation of pro testants who contended that it would be unfair for the city to equip any individuals who would be able to compete with grocers who have stood the brunt of high prices. J. J. Cameron, secretary of the as sociation of grocers, said: "If grocers went on a cash basis today 25 per cent of the people would be on county charity. The proposed grant to an individual by the city would be un fair and would demoralize business." Harry Fischer referred to the gro cer as "the most villified and abused person in connection with the high cost of living." A statement was made that gro cers are buying beans for 14 cents per pound and selling them for 15 cents. The commissioners were told that the grocer cannot make a profit just now by selling sugar at 12 pounds for $1, which is being done at most stores. H. H. Auerbach is asking the com missioners to provide quarters for liim to try his experiment of delivering a body blow to the high cost of living. The mayor is to investigate his plan and report back to the city council at an early date. Peerless A. C. Defeats Uni of Omaha Seconds The Peerless Athletic club of Flor ence defeated the University of Oma ha's second team Monday night 18 to 12. The game was played on the university floor. Nelson shot six baskets for the winners. Rick Meadacha Dut to Constipation. One doss of Dr. King's Now LUs Pills ami . your sick headache la tone. , .Oat a 35-ccnc bottle and be convinced. All druffalsts. -Adv. JOHN OLIN The Man With Doclaion Over JOE STECHER Meats JOHN FRIBURG Chicago Heavyweight THURSDAY, MARCH 8TH AT 8 P. M. Council Bluffs Auditorium PRICES $2.50 to 50c. iSllllIllllllll'IIJIllllllllllllllllltlliillllllll'llll:!!:!!.!!!!')!"' BASKETBALL j j CREIGHTON j I . VS. ; j NEB. WESLEYAN I CREIGHTON GYM. 1 Wednesday, March 7, '17 ; p' ADMISSION, 25c ' Ulllll'lltllllllllilll llllllllllllllililliliili'lia:.lJ I' I Guaranteed 6 Years' OLD Order A Case Now. 4