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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 1917.
Brie) City News
Mazdn Ijimim BurgeM-ortndon Co
llate Boot Print It New Bucon Prtw.
Platinum WciliUng RtnM Edholm.
Jeweler.
Mlnlstor Would EnlW Rv. Albert
limit ot R'dfleld, S. D , has applied
to enllut In the navy as a chaplain
PnWIc Schools Ri-opcn -The public
schools were reopened this mornlnff
tifter the "spring vacation" of one
wovk.
Operation for Miss Kucel Mildred
Kut'el, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.
C. Kugel, has returned to her home,
having been successfully operated on
for appendicitis.
Auction Sale of Parkaee Mall Auc
tion sale of undelivered packages of
mail will benln next Monday morning
on the north steps of the postomce.
About 600 packages are to be sold.
Start Downtown Wiring The
Omaha Electric Light and Power com
pany has started wiring for the new
ornamental downtown lighting system,
which will be completed about June 1.
Jessie Jassen Wanted Jessie Jaa
sen of Maouoketa. Ia.. is wanted at his
home because his father is 111 and not
expected to recover. This word was
received by the postmaster here from
Carl Jassen ot Maquoneia.
Remarruijre of Germans Phlllna
Clerman of Missouri Valley, la., and
John P. German were remarried by
Hev. Charles W. Bavidge Saturday
nvenlne at 8 at the res dence of Mr.
and Mrs. J. F. Talbot, 2210 Webster
street.
Two Are Sought Omaha police
have been asked to locate Mrs. Min
nie Astrom, who left her home at De
lavan, Wis., In February, 1916, and
was last heard of in Omaha, and Jo
seph Gimme, 43, who came to Omaha
in 1900 from Malvern, O.
Fined on Disorderly Charge John
Miller, charged with keeping a dis
orderly house at 1724 Vinton street,
where the morals squad conducted a
raid at 6:50 Sunday morning, was
lined J15 and coats in police court and
Jennie Smith, an inmate, $5 and costs.
Indians to Enlist Some full
blooded Indian lads from the Sioux
Indian school at Pierre, S. D., are
coming to Omaha to Join the navy, ac
cording to word received from Quar
termaster John B. Zimmerman, in
charge of the recruiting canvass there.
To Regulate Brick Yards An ordi
nance for the regulation of brick
yards within the city limits has been
approved by the city council commit
tee of the whole and will be offered for
passage on Tuesday morning. The or
dinance requires smoke regulation and
general cleanliness.
Railroad Men ot Checks Soon
Work on the pay rolls of Union Pa
cific men whoso employment coms
under the provisions of the Adamson
law is pretty well along and within
a short time the checks for overtime
will be given out. It Is probable that
the switchmen in Omaha and Council
Bluffs will be among the first to be
paid.
Prefers Marines to Guard Harry
Sternberg of Humphrey, a member of
the supply company of the Fourth
Nebraska National Guard, has re
signed from that organisation in or
der to enlist in the marine corps. As
he did not take the federal oath
when the guard was In federal serv
ice, It is expected that he will be al
lowed to resign and enter the ma
rines. Tall Man Would Be a Policeman
Chief of Police Dunn favors tall po
licemen. He was interested when C.
F. Dykes called at his office in quest
of a Job as a policeman. Mr. Dykes
is six feet and eight Inches in height
and is 28 years of age. He served as
guardian of the law in Lincoln, but
believes Omaha offers a better field.
"He would make a fine traffic cop,"
remarked the chief.
Arrested for Arson Jeff Davis, col
ored, 2634 Maple street, was arrested
Monday afternoon by police on the
county attorney's complaint, charging
Davis with arson. He is alleged to
have set fire to some household goods
belonging to himself. The case was
brought by Deputy Fire Warden Ed
ward T. Morris, who Is investigating
alleged arson and blackmailing among
negroes, who are said to have set fires
in the north part of the city some time
ago.
Dick Rutherford to
Leave Nebraska if
State Board Agrees
Lincoln, April 9. Reports from
time to time, that "Dick" Rutherford,
assistant coach of Nebraska univer
sity, would leave with the end of the
school year were confirmed to the ex
tent that he has been proffered the
position of coach of Washington uni
versity, St. Louis, and has accepted,
contingent on an honorable release
by the Nebraska Athletic board. The
board is scheduled to hold a meeting
some day this week, when the Ruth
erford proposition will be put be
fore it.
Although the call to war has taken
four promising athletes from Ne
braska, there has been no cancella
tion of athletic dates by the local in
stitution. Dr. E. J. Stewart, head
coach, said it was too early to pre
dict the effect of the war on athletics
in the different universities of the
country. Dr. Stewart is quoted as
saying if the war sentiment becomes
such as to take many men from the
Nebraska school his personal inclina
tion is to go with them.
"Playing Craps" as Raiders
Pass Proves Disastrous
Officers Anderson and Sutton of the
morals squad were riding by Twenty
fourth and California street on a
street car Sunday afternoon, when
they saw a group of young men
"shooting craps." The officers hopped
off the street car right in the midst
of the game and grabbed four young
men. They gave their names as John
Cogan, 3308 Webster street; William
Smith, 2414 California street; William
Host'Ard, 323 North Twenty-third
street, and Henry Miller, 2017 Web
ster street.
HavsYouBeonSick?
Then you must know that
sickness leaves weakness and
you should commence taking
SCOTS
EMULSION
to put an edge on your appetite,
put power in your blood, induce
restful sleep and restore
your nerve force, Scott'je
is a true tonic-food which is
free from alcohol
Brott a Bmnra, BtahH, H. J. U-S
CHURCH CHOIRS IN
EASTERPROGRAMS
Trinity, St. Mary's Avenue and
First Methodist Organiza
tions in Special Services.
ALL SAINTS ALSO IN
Three impressive choral service
were held Sunday at Trinity cathe
dral, one at 6 a. m., 11 o'clock and at
7:30 in the evening. American flags
added a patriotic touch to the Easter
decorations, and each member of the
choir wore small flag on his sur
plice. At the 11 o'clock service the patri
otic note was carried through the en
tire service. Mr. Ben Stanley, organ
ist and choirmaster, prefaced the
playing of the Easter organ pre
lude with the inspiring strains of
"America," which brought the entire
body of worshippers to their feet,
and Dean Tancock preached his ser
mon on "Loyalty," pointing out that
the country owed loyalty to the presi
dent in civic affairs and to Jesus
Christ in religious affairs.
The large choir furnished appropri
ate special music, with incidental
solos by Mrs. Stanley, and other
members of the choir, and exalted the
service with the beauty and spiritual
significance of song. A majestic festi
val "Te Deum" in B flat, by Dudley
Buck, and an inspiring anthem,
"Awake, Glad Soul, Awake," by
Schnecker, were parts of the almost
entirely choral service which especi
ally carried the Easter spirit. The
organ music was of the same high
and lofty plane of music as the
choral portions -nd the congrega
tional hymns were alf of Easter im
port. At St. Mary's Avenue.
A large congregation turned out to
hear the special Easter vesper set-
ice at St. Mary's Avenue Congrega
tional church at 4 o'clock. The serv
ice was almost .entirely musical, there
being but the Scripture reading, "The
Entombment" evening, and the "Res
urrection," morning, given by the
pastor, Rev. G. A. Hulbert, the latter
being a brief spoken portion of the
consecutive Easter story that was
carried out in the music. The serv
ice, from the preliminary hymn upon
the chimes, worked gradually through
the entombment of Jesus to the res
urrection and to the grandeur and
majesty of the Hallelujah Chorus,
with which it closed. The hymns
upon the chimes, organ prelude and
a brief prologue for women's voices,
"Alleluia," by Lisit, preceded the
processional hymn and the entry of
the choir, which is under the direc
tion of Thomas J. Kelly. The scries
of events depicted through the serv
ice progressed from the Scripture
reading by means of organ solos,
hymns, vocal solos and choral num
bers, all carefully chosen for their
suitability for the arrangement and
the occasion. Solos from Mendels
sohn's "Hymn of Praise" were sung
by Mr. Walter Dale and Mrs. Kelly,
incidental solos in the anthems by
Mrs. Kelly and Miss lone Beats, ar.d
among the choral numbers was a
chorus for women's voices "Alleluia,"
from the oratorio "Christus," by
Liszt. Mr. Martin Bush is the or
ganist At the morning service thirty-five
new members were added to
the church.
At the First Methodist church the
morning service was marked by the
singing ot a new anthem tor soprano
"Oh, Thou Ever Living Savior." bv
Miss Myrtle Wyatt; the words were
written by Rev. Titus Lowe and the
music by lames hdward Carnal,
musical director of the church. In the
evening the oratorio, "Elijah," was
sung by the choir, under direction of
Mr. Carnal.
At All Saints Episcopal i special
Easter program was sung by the
choir, under direction of Mr. J. H.
aimms.
Belgium Ruled by a
Terror Worse Than
Any Told in History
Washington, April 9. A story of
tne horrors ot uerman military rule
in iseigium ana ot tne tortures in
flicted upon Belgians to force their
labor tor their enemies was revealed
here tonight in hitherto unpublished
letters to the government from an
American official who spent many
months in the midst of the reign of
terror.
Of the German's explanation that
they deported only the unemployed
among the conquered people, this of
ficial says: ,
"They needed skilled and active
artisans and these men were naturally
still unemployed. The authorities did
not, however, evidently dare to an
nounce their real wishes."
"Belgium at this moment," says s
letter written in December, "is going
through a reign of terror, it is hard to
believe that the dark moments of the
French revolution were very much
worse.
"The fashion ,in which any given
recruitment is carried out depends
very largely on the character of the
officer in command. A guard of
Uhlans is generally necessary, some
times backed with machine guns. At
times it is thought necessary to
charge the watching crowds.
"Various methods are employed to
force the men who refuse to sign and
work. Starvation is the most promi
nent. Men are placed in an ex
cessively heated room and when in a
great sweat thrust out of doors.
"In Ghent it is learned con
fidentially that 235 men have died
from the treatment or work they re
ceived. In more than one case the
wife was summoned to the com
mandatur and handed a bundle of
clothes with the laconic remark 'Your
husband is dead.'"
Would Raise Five Billion
Dollars in "Old Glory" Week
Chicago, April 9. The National
Advisory board, at a meeting tonight,
sent a telegram to Secretary of the
T.easury McAdoo suggesting a plan
for the raising of $5,000,000,000 for the
government in one week, to be known
as "Old Glory week." The telegrams
asserted that the loan could be sub
s.ribed th.ough the advertisers plan
at a saving of $25,000,000 a year for
the term of the loan by making the
interest rate 3 per cent.
German Minister Given His
Passports by the Cubans
Havana, April 9. Assistant Secre
tary of State L. G. Patterson, today
handed passports to Dr. Frederick
von Verdy Du Vernois, the German
minister. The minister and his party
are expected to sail for Spain April
IS. The affairs of the German lega
tion will be looked after by the Span
ish minister.
BDRGLAR "WORKS"
WEST FARNAM ZOl
Busy Thief Gets Gems Worth
Thousand Dollars in Five
Visits.
LETS VICTIMS SLEEP ON
Four houses and one drug store in
the fashionable West Farnam resi
dence district was visited by a robber
early Sunday morning, who secured
jewelry estimated to be worth over
$1,000 and $34 in cash.
Judge H. H. Claiborne. 311 South
Ihirty-hrst street, reported the great
est loss to the police. The burglar
entered by breaking a rear window
and ransacked every corner of the
house. He stole a string of pearls,
earrings and rings belonging to Mrs.
Claiborne, besides a large amount of
jewelry belonging to Mr. Claiborne.
Before leaving, the robber frisked the
judges' trousers for $15.
Visits "Dad" Huntington.
"Dad" M. R. Huntington, 550 South
Thirty-fourth street, was the next
place visited by the burglar. As in
the home of Judge Claiborne, the rob
ber entered by breaking a rear win
dow. Mr. Huntington reported the
loss of his watch, several bowline
trophies, stickpins and other jewelry.
The robber even picked the cuff links
from his shirt.
At the home of Mrs. F. V. Shackell.
563 South Thirty-fourth street, the
robber was not so lucky. He se
cured $4.
An unset diamond, SIC) in money
and a blue steel revolver was the loot
taken from the home of J. A. Meyers,
4174 Cass street. Entrance was
gained in the last two places in the
same manner by breaking rear windows.
The M. N. Snyder Drug store, 3227
California street, was entered by a
burglar who pried open the front
door. Five dollars in the cash register
was taken.
Police are of the belief that all the
burglaries were committed by the
same robber. The man worked so
smoothly that none of the occupants
of the houses he visited were awak
ened. . ,
Thief Takes Gold Watch
From Body Lying in Room
While Theodore Neilson was lying
dead in his room in the Eagles hotel
on South Thirteenth street Tuesday
morning, the result of asphyxiation,
some thief entered and robbed the
body of a gold watch and chain, ac
cording to Neils Neilson of West
Union, la., a brother. He has asked
the police to recover the watch.
In the room wtth fsleiison s Dody
was found Mrs. Maud Taylor, over
come with the gas. The theory ad
vanced at the time was a suicide pact
between the two. Mrs. laylor was
removed to St. Joseph's hospital at
the time. She is out of danger.
The Wreckers Are Coming
The Parisian Cloak Company, 318-
320 South Kith Street, is receiving
every day New Spring Suits, New
Spring Coats, Ne,w Spring Dresses,
New Spring Skirts and New Spring
Petticoats, and they must be sold be
fore the building is to be torn down;
savings of 1-3, 'A and Vi on some gar
ments is assured to you. Adv.
Seed That Fell on
Good Ground
The first Pierce-Arrow Motor Trucks, sold six years ago, were
like seed that fell on good ground. They have borne a hundred
fold to their owners and to us. ,
Owners who began with one or two Pierce-Arrows have
steadily increased their purchases year after year. But they
did not buy in quantities until their first Pierce-Arrow had
been thoroughly tried out under the most exacting conditions
of actual service. Then on the solid basis of operating results
they standardized their fleets with
PIERCEARROW
Motor Trucks
Or example: The Texas Company bought
its first Pierce-Arrow truck
in 1912, and began a series of operating tests that
led to the purchase of four more Pierce-Arrows
in 1915. These in turn were tested under varied
service conditions with results so satisfactory that
the Texas Company has now purchased a total
of 110 Pierce-Arrow trucks.
a, -w- - 1
J. T. STEWART MOTOR CO., Distributors
2048-50-52 Farnam St OMAHA Phone Douglas 138
Burgess-Nash Company.
Moaday, April 9, 1917.
'EVERYBODY STORE"
STORE NEWS FOR TUESDAY.
Phon Doug. 137.
Here' i the Biggnt
Millinery Value 0 the Season
The New Bandied Sport Hats
of Japanese Braids in Polished Circe Effects
In the Down Stairs Store
at $ I . .
This is undoubtedly the most unusual quality
and price offer we have made this season.
Every one of these hats, in today's most popular
style, is a tremendous value. The illustrations
show a few of the many styles.
Straight Sailors Black
Mushroom Gold
Sombrero Effect Purple
Ckin-Chins Sand
HighQrwned Hats Pearl
In solid
Colore
f and
various
combinations
there's a score or more of smart, new
shapes and styles from which to make
your selection. Each stylo individual in
shape or color combination. Really we
cannot say enough good about them, they
are such remarkable values.
Burl.Nh Co. Down Stolrl Sloro
Come Tuesday and Let Us Show You
What Smart Spring Suits You Can Buy in
. The Down Stairs Store
at $12?.?.
WE know you will be more than agreeably surprised at the
style and values offered at this price.
We were when we saw them and were told the price at
which they were to be sold.
Made in a variety of new sport and tailored models of fine
serges and poplins, in black and navy, splendidly tailored and
finished throughout; we consider them extreme values, at
$12.95.
Silk Poplin Dresses, at $5.95
They're strictly new and stylish, made of dependable qual
ity silk poplin and also of serges, in the most favored styles and
colorings; complete size selection ' for women and misses,
at $5.95.
Clever New Coats, at $9.95
Just the kind you'll need and want or a nice spring dny made of fine
quality serges, poplini, velours, checks and stripea and mixtures. Belted
and flared models, the range of color selection is very wide; special value,
at $9.95.
BurM'Nth Co. Down Stairs Star
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