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The Mediator

Omaha, Nebraska, August 15, 1919

The committee having in hand arrangements for Merchants Fall Market week, September 8 to 11, in Omaha has planned the most elaborate program ever offered visiting merchants. Monday evenink, September 8, the men will be the guests of Ak-Sar-Ben, while the ladies will be given an automobile ride followed by a theater party; Tuesday, Septem,ber 9, there will be a big outdoor picnic at Miller park with a box lunch, ice cream, lemonade, ‘n everything. Following the lunch there will be athletic contests with prizes for the winners, after which all will go to the Prettiest Mile club house and dance. by the way, Dan Desdune’s famous band will furnish the music for this. Friday, September 10, “Merchants’ Market Frolic” will be held at Ak-Sar-Ben den. Ladies will be admitted to this for the first time in history. There will be dancing here also. Thursday, September 11, will be the biggest day of the whole affair. A noted flyer will give a wonderful aeroplane exhibition showing dives, tall spins, spirals and other stunts. Following this exhibition there will be a buffet dinner at the Field club, the distribution of $1,000 worth of prizes and another dance.

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The Mediator

Omaha, Nebraska, July 25, 1919

     Ruth Law, who is said to be working on plans for an airplane trip across the Atlantic.

Ruth Law

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The Mediator

Omaha, Nebraska, July 25, 1919

When the merchants of Omaha’s trade territory visit Omaha, September 8 to 11, they will find that the market week committee has planned the biggest and best entertainment program ever for them. Aerial maneuvers, new thrills and unusual stunts are included in the program. Theer will be four full days of entertainment instead of three as heretofore.

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The Mediator

Omaha, Nebraska, July 18, 1919

     One of the most unusual and sensational acts is the free attraction at Krug park the coming week, the Three Val Danos, in their flying aeroplane and perch novelty sensation. It is said to be the greatest piece of mechanical ingenuity ever conceived in the mind of men.

     These death defying artists fly through space at amazing speed – whirling and spinning – the lady in the aeroplane – the other two artists on the swinging perch performing the most hair raising and unusual exhibitions.

     The action of the device is operated by electricity and propelled by the lady in the aeroplane, the crane revolving at terrific momentum.

     The past week has been one of unusual crowds every day and evening at the park. The new bathing pool, with its pure sterilized water, sand beach and other conveniences has proven to be a great attraction, being taxed almost to capacity daily. The mornings, excepting Saturday and Sunday from 8 a. m. to 1 p. m. are reserved for women and children.

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