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RED OLOUD, NEBRASKA, OHIEP
NEBRASKA IN BRIEF
Timely News Culled From All
Parts of tho State, Reduced
for tho Eusy.
Hot lunches fop .sixty ihlldivn In tho
1'rtenil schools nro ;tnvldd !v llio
dlstrk't nt ii cost of i! fonts n Yhlld,
Miy ailss Mnrptrul .Mcdiwvv, chief
of the state division r child intone,
Hi n report tiled with tho slide im-cnu
of liralth. This plnn has l.oon In op.
oration throe years, and sho Is recoin
mending it to other schools. Children
at Krlend mA one hoi dish at noon,
either soup, veolalilos or cocoa. Miss
Lorn Mondenhn.i of the home econom
ics department there, supervises the
work. In Dawson county there are
forty-two rural schools whore hot
lunches are furnished ly co-operation
with parents. Miss Mclireovy I.s urn
Ins school districts to take up the
W. L. Marshall of Ueidrlco, whose
son, V. K. Marshall, mysteriously dis
appeared nhout ten years apt under
elrcuinstnnce.s which led the father to
suspicion foul play, has l-ocelvod word
that the son was alive. It Is under
stood that the young man, uo when
ho disappeared, served three years
in tho navy, later trimttmi tnir im mi
architect In u government school. The
card received by his father gives a
photograph of tho young man, hut does
not give his address.
Short courses offered to farmers and
others In, Nebraska who can sparo n
few weeks time are offered at the state
agricultural college at Lincoln, begin
ning January 1. Intensive training
I" offered in auto tractor mechanics,
animal husbandry, animal pathology,
botany, dairying, enlomology, Held
crops and soils, grain grading, horti
culture, poultry husbandry and rural
economics. The courses will end Feb
ruary 17 and are open to all persons
over sixteen years of nge.
Tho Ilavelock shops of tho Hurling
ton, employing over l,.r00 men, will go
)m a "lO-hour-a-week basis, Instead of
tho present -IS-hour schedule, .Tnnu
,'ary J, announcement was made by K.
Uoop, 'superintendent of the inotivu
Theodore Gallighor, an Omahn "man
who was supposed to have been almost
penniless nnd who recently died, Is re
ported to have been possessed of prop
erty to the value of $90,000, or more.
Statistics gathered by the Publicity
Department of the Omahn Chamber
of Commerce Unit Nebraska stnnds
ilrst among the states In tho percaplta
of building and loan assets.
The notary, Klwanls and Icons'
clubs all will join with tho chamber it
Jonnncrco In erecting a municipal
Christmas tree and arranging a Christ
ians program for Hastings.
Fifty-two turkeys, weighing 12
pounds each, were eaten by :tr0 Omnha
newsboys at a dinner in the Jtomo
hotel given to them by the notary
A meeting of tho Traveling Men's
Protective association of Nebraska,
Iowa, South' Dakota, Wyoming, Kansas
and Missouri will bo held In Omaha
Miss Lctta I. Oldlleld, 11, of Tecum
seh, Is dead, the r esult of injuries
.sustained when a can of coal oil which
.she was pouring on the fire exploded,
igniting her clothing.
Members of the Presbyterian Sun
May School at Fremont joined in a rab
bit hunt as a means of providing a
stew for tho annual church dinner
The drive for tho sale of stock in
the 15eatiico Hotel company will start
jshortly after the llrst of the year.
The building will cost about .fUOO.OOO.
Omaha Elks have started on a drive
to raise money fort ho construction
of their proposed building to bo erect
ed at Eighteenth and Dodge streets.
Governor McKelvIo was Santa Clans
at tho Christmas distribution of f00
baskets of food provided by the Omaha
division of the Volunteers of America.
The Midwest Implement Dealers' as
soclntlon comes to Omaha January 4-0
for Its annual convention. James Wal
lace, Council Muffs Is secretary.
After 22 years continuous servlco on
tho Omaha police force, Captain John
Hrlggs announces that on April 1 ho
Oliver R Chnndler, living near Elm
wood, while cutting a tree was killed
by the tree falling upon him.
Tho Nebraska Farmers union will
hold Its annual meet lug In Omaha
Dcwnyno Stoddard, the 17-year-old
son of C. T. Stoddard of Aurora, lost
bis 'left arm In a saw. Ills mitten
caught and tho arm was drawn against
tho saw. It was amputated Just be
low tho elbow.
In letting contracts for shoes for in
mates of tho 17 stato Institutions for
tho first six months of 1922, tho board
of control found prices considerably
lower than for tho same period a year
ago. The board was ablo to buy chil
dren's and adults' shoos for prices
ranging from $1.07 to $.'1 a pair. A
year ago tho prices were nearly dou
Slxty-threo head of Poland China
hogs, the property of tho stato, have
died from cholera at tho Institution for
t'nnlilo mlnitnii vnnllis. nt I'.cmI t-lco. nr.
cording to Superintendent Stewart.
Hazel Gustafson and Eleanor llorre
son of the Wahoo (.'annus club, and
Vorgeno Mnthlnsen of tho Mlndon club,
wore tho Nebraska winners In a na
tional canning contest conducted by
n glass company of Wheeling, W. Vn.,
In which moro than $300 In prizes woro
offered for tho products canned In tho
company's glass Jars, the agricultural
FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR
Who May Be Beneficiaries Men or
women who are so disabled physically
by accident or disease, that they can
not earn a livelihood and who nre cap
able of being rendered lit to engage In
some other occupation. In each case
tho feasibility of retraining both from
the physical and vocational stand
points must bo determined.
Where the Retraining Ic Done In
public and private Institutions, In
dustrial plants, shops, olllces, at homo
or anywhere the student may be train
ed ollclently in tho most advantageous
way and In the shortest possible time.
No classes are formed because each
case must be treated Individually.
Uec of Fundc Funds may be used
for Instruction, Incidental fees regu
larly charged by schools, necessary
hooks and supplies but no funds aro
available for the maintenance of stud
ents during training.
Women's Compensation Act Ac
ceptance of training by persons in
jured In Industry does not deprive
them of uny rights under the Work
man's Compensation Act.
For Civilians This service Is ills.
Ilnct from that of tho rehabilitation of
disabled soldiers, sailors and marines
of tho World War, now being carried
on by the Federal government.
Your Help You can help by sending
In the names and postolllce addresses
of any disabled persons whom you may
know or of whom you may learn.
Address: C. A. Fulmor,
201 University Temple,
(Copy for This Department Supplied bjr
the American Legion News Service.)
COMMANDER WELL KNOWN
C. D. Cunningham of Centralla, Wash.,
Was Prosecutor of I. W. W. As
sailants of Legion Men.
One of the host-known men In the
country In I. W. W. and other radical
circles Is the new
vjjjfTSaW commnndcr of the
ipSEWB American Legion
f L f Washington. Ho
1 Is C. D. Cunning-
r 235?- -jmmJ i'"'". Centralla.
Id s? JWfr Tho nation was
1111i.iiT.M iii i in;
All of the now machinery for tho
new seventy-live thousand dollar power
plant being built by Pawnee City has
arrived and most of it Is now In place.
A. W. Merklo, In charge of the In
stallation, says that tho plant will bo
complete about February 1.
The air tank In the Thomas Lane
tiro shop, at Grand Island exploded
while being tilled and Thomns L. Pet
orson nnd William Mencfee, hnd an
exciting experience. Nearly all tho
windows were broken from the build
ing nnd equipment was hurled every
where, but both men escaped unin
jured. Fifty per cent of tho business men
nnd farmers of Spencer will tnke out
their telephones If the rate Incrcnso
asked by tho Northwestern Hell Tele
phone company Is granted, according
to a letter to the state railway com
mission from tho Spencer Community
The tlrst case of "black" smnllpox
to be found In Nebraska was reported
from Falls City by Dr. E. n. Hays, ac
cording to an announcement by Dr. L.
II. Dillon, chief of the stato bureau
Hie dedication of tho Presbyterian
church nt Marlon, In Ited Willow
county, save that town tho tlrst church
building, although It has been on tho
map for 10 years.
The home of Lieutenant Governor P.
A. Barrows of Lincoln, was slightly
damaged by lire. Mrs. Bnrrows sub
dued tho blaze with pails of water until
Building of the municipal auditor
ium at Hastings will probably start in
February or March. Bonds in the sum
of $170,000 have boon sold nt par.
Flro thought to have started from
defective wiring caused considerable
damage to the postolllce building and
fixtures in tho olllco nt Fullertnn.
In Omaha tho automatic has dis
placed tho verbal telephone In tho bus
iness part of the city. Of the Atlantic
exchange 7,000 'phones are affected.
Hundreds from all sections attended
the dedication of the new county high
school bulldlpg nt Harrison. Prof. j.
Wilson of Chndron normal gave tho
In a drive to ralso funds for tho
Improvement of its building, tho Ora
aha Young Women's Chrlstlnn associa
tion obtained pledges amounting to
For the aid of the old and poor a
fund of nearly $5,000 was left bv tho
will of S. S. Pontic!!, Hied In probuto
court nt Geneva.
Cornstalk disease has taken a heavy
toll of horses nenr llogers, according
to reports of veterinarians.
A milch cow census of eight western
states recorded Nebraska second with
Three hundred and seventy-five
traveling libraries are now circulating
The winter wheat In tho vicinity of
Table Itock Is In great need of mois
ture. A horse with cornstalk disease broko
Into tho farm homo of ltoy Lowls near
Marquette, breaking the kitchen stove,
destroying dishes, cooking utensils and
furniture. Tho liorso finally pushed Its
head thru a window, cutting Its throat.
Tho owner was compelled to shoot It.
Elkhorn farmers and business nion
nro propnred to mnko Elkhorn another
Moomficld so far as telephones are
concerned If tho stato railway com
mlsslo.i nllows tho Northwestern Bell
Telephono conipnny to put into effect
tho now rates askod and on which a
bearing will be hnd beforo tho com.
Motor licenses Issued this year num.
her 202,7773, representing $2,817,330 In
ices, according to records of the state
auto rcglslonitlou bureau. This Is
3S.000 more than in 1020.
Several hundred , hunters nro ex
pected to tuko part In n New Year's
day wolf hunt to bo staged Jnnunry
2 In Washington county. Tho scene
of tho hunt will bo extended ovor ton
sections of lnnd In the western part
of the country. Tho hunters will bo
divided Into four groups and all groups
will convergo towurd jhe center of tho
. .. x
i ?tjtgf first anniversary
4 xtFry or Armistice day
Nt a l)y t,lc anton
g. X$ killing by radicals
L jtS. Im Centralla of
IVk'iillC four Ainorlcan i,lv
mt gion men who
were participating In tho parade. Fir
ing from vantage points on the young
veteran marchers, the I. W. W.
slaughtered four outright, wounded
others and took to Might. Cunningham
was one of the lenders of the chase
which raptured Wesley Evcrcsey, ring
leader of the radicals. The stato
turned to Cunningham as speclnl pros
ecuting attorney In the ensuing trlnls
of the murderers.
In the court proceedings, which held
I ho attention of America for eight
weeks, Cunningham was pitted against
tho host legal talent that tho nntional
organization of tho I. W. W. could mus
ter. Cunningham was victor, howev
er. Tho radicals were convicted and
o. oar later Cunningham won again,
vhen the Supremo court upheld the
During the war C'unnlnglinm served
.is an Infantry private nt Camp Pike?
HOW THE SERVICE MEN STAND
Checking Up at Washington by Legion
Rcvcab That Many Members
Are In Limelight.
When President Harding replied to
Itepresentative Lamar Jeffers, Aln
haiiia, and tho legislative committee of
the American Legion thnt there wore
no ex-service men of outstanding
qualifications to bo members of the
American commission to tho Interna
tional disarmament conference, there
was n checking up in Washington to
determine how service men stand In
the eyes of tho American electorate.
A statement later Issued by tho Le
gion showed that the President ap
pointed un ex-servico man as secretary
of the navy and another nsslstant Fee
rotary. Ills alien property custodian
was In servlco during tho war. Tho
assistant postmaster general Is an ox
servlco man. An A. E. F. veteran Is
head of the national budget. The
President confided tho tnsk of organ
izing the new veterans' burenu to a
Tho public has oleeted 20 men who
served either In the army or tho navy
to the house of representatives and
two to the senate. In nenrly a dozen
states service men nre tho governors.
Eight members of Secretary Hoover's
national committee on unemployment
were ex-servico men.
HELPS TO FIND EMPLOYMENT
Arthur Woods, Head of "Hoover Spo
clal Committee, Proves Aid to
Ex-Servlce Men. .
Ex-scrvlco men throughout tho conn
try have benefited largely from the
operations of Sec-
committee on un
nnd sailors have
hnd i special
friend at court In
New York, head
of tho Hoover
wlilcli linu rn.nnW.
anted tho nation- '&w
vldo Jobs for tho Jobless.
As n speclnl assistant secretary of
war In 1019, Mr. Woods rendered dh
tlngiilshed servlco In organizing and
directing a national burenu for the es
tablishment In civil life of servlco men.
In thnt work lie built up an organiza
tion whoso activities encompassed tho
nation and proved his ability to .get
on with and understand men. Mr.
Woods formerly was police commis
sioner of New Yorlc, and was the first
chairman or tho American Legion's na
tional Americanism commission.
I "EGION GUEST HAS BIG IDEA
M. Charles Dcrtrand of France Plans
Association of Veterans to Pro
servo World Peace.
An association of men of nil coun
tries who fought with tho Allies ngalnst
Germany uu the
most effective unit
to preserve world
peace Is planned
by M. Chiirlcs
of the French
chamber of depu
ties and president
of tho Inter-AUIod
came to America
with Mars h a 1
Foch ns it special
Sliest of the American Legion.
More than 8,500,000 Allied veterans
now hnvi asMMiibled under tho lender-
ship of Inter-allled federation, and
a meeth ; of the allied soldiers of all
countries will be hold In Paris soon.
Representing American ex-servico men,
the Legion will send a strong repre
sentation to tho conference.
Hortrnnd served ns an Infantryman
In the French army from the beginning
of tho wnr to Its close. He wait wound
ed several times and severely gassed,
and his company was replaced with
fresh drafts on thirty different oc
casions, so disseminated was It In tho
fierce engagements Into which It was
thrown. The senator likewise Is head
of the French veteran society made
tip exclusively of men wounded In uc
tton. In the formation of the Intor-nllled
veterans' association, Bertrnnd hnn
made frequent trips to Italy, England,
Itouinnnla and other allied countries.
On his first trip to tho United States
ho was the only civilian In the dls
tinsulshcd company of Marshal Foch,
Admiral Beatty, General Diaz and
Gen. Baron Jncques to recelvo tits
American Legion's sold modal for ills
SCHEMES TO COLLECT DUES
Novel Methods Are Being Employed
to Induce Legion Members to
Pay 1022 Asscccmcnt.
Novel means employed by American
Legion pots to get In membership
duos early In 1922 are causing com
ment In oory community where n
post Is located, according to reports
to Legion natloiinl headquarters In In
Around tho top of the list Is the
story from South Dnkotu. A post Is
offering each servlrc men who pays
his duos bofoto a set date a biscuit
baked by the newest bride In tho
post women's ntaillnry. Three of tho
biscuits being distributed contain
cash prizes In coin $20, $10 nnd $3
In gold. The biscuits may not be
broken open until the night of the post
banquet when they will serve as cards
of admission. Early recipients of bis
cuits declared they could not judge
from their weight whether they con
tained gold pieces or bricks.
Out In Kansas a post gave Its
finance ofilrer carte blanche In collect
ing 1922 dues enrly. A few mornlnsi
Inter Legionnaires wore being routed
out of bed nt 4 n. in. by members of
tho committee who refused to let the
slumborer go hack to bod until ho lmfl
paid up. The various state depart
ments of the Legion aro In a hot con
tost for the honor of being the first
to send In tho complete dues of tho
Tho Modern Fourth.
Hero is a pago from tho diary of a
boy of today:
"Today Is tho Fourth of July, once
a glorious patriotic holiday. In the
morning I took u bath nnd after din
nor pa told mo stories about Abra
ham Lincoln. After supper I had to
Ntny In whllo ma read lessons from
tho Blblo nnd then we .all rose and
snug 'Tho Star-Spnngicd Banner.'
Then I went to bed." Amorienn Le
WILL HELP CHEER UP BOYS
Miss Rita Gould, Vaudeville Star, Of
fers Her Services to the Amer
"Tho hovs need a little cheer now
Just as much as they did when they
t n o y wore in
cold and misera
ble. I'll do my
share," said Miss
Mtn Gould o
t h e vaudeville
stage In offerlnp
her services to
tho American Le
i,ion. During the
war Miss Gould
spent the period
of America's par
ticipation In vis
iting tho various A. E. F. billeting
areas, staging entertainments for the
After sho hnd passed most of lnsl
summer In government hospitals and
recrentlon camps entertnlnlng sick and
wounded men, Miss Gould Informed
tho legion that on her theatrical tour
of tho winter sho would give her serv
ices free to legion posts In all the
towns she visits. Many posts aro
availing thenibolves of the opportunity
to have it stage star feature their ama
teur theatricals for tho benefit of needy
and disabled service men.
' Asking Too Much.
"I don't want to cat tills egg, It's
not n nice egg," protested tho six-year-old,
daughter of the house at the
"Mary," said her mother sternly,
"you aro always complaining of your
food. Eat what is placed beforo you
overy blto of It without another
word, or olso I'll havo to give you a
All was quiet for somo minutes.
Then from tf.u other end of the tablo
sounded a mournful voice.
"Mother, dear, do I lutve to eat tho
beak too'" American Legion Weekly.
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B RECEIVED GREAT BENEFITS P F R 1 1 - N A I
0 FROM THE USE OF I fa UU lift I
lafc v0 tLl
Mr. J. O. Sexton, n. V. D. Mn. 2. nnm
Creek, North Carolln: "I havo wwd Tcru-na
for tho tut two years nnd received treat tena
nts from it. IVru-nn Is flno for coldn, crip and
flu. I can recommend It tnott highly."
For coughs, colda, catarrh, tho ro
niltfanf rrrlnnnrl Snntilal, !?! .ton
ncli and bowel disordcrg nnd all other Ca
tarrhal iHsoasofl, rE.RU-NA Is rccoinmonded
by a half century of usefulness.
TABLETS OR LIQUID
"Hoy, mister, tills cheeso sand
vvlcli." "Smatter with It?"
"Tho gasket Is too thin." Farm
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WHY DRUGGISTS RECOMMEND
Tor many years druggists have watched
with much interest tho rcmarknblo record
rrmintaincd by Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Hoot,
the great kidney, liver and bladder medi
cine. It is a physician's prescription.
Swamp-Hoot is n utrchgtlicning medi
cine. It hdna tho kidnevn. liver nml tilml.
dcr do the work nature intended they
Swnmp-Root has stood the test of years.
It is Fold bv nil drimrUtu mi i'lu mn.ll
nnd it should help you. No other kidney
medicine lins so many frienda.
He sure to get Swamp-Root nnd start
treatment nt once.
However, if you wlch first to test tliin
great preparation Fend ten cents to Dr.
Kilmer ft. Co.. Mingliamton, N. Y., for n
'ample bottle. When writing be sure nnd
motrtion this paper. Advertisement.
A tourist In Scotland came to a wide
liver. It was a stormy day and tho
wind was constantly Increasing, but
lie asked n boatman to tnke him ncross.
The latter ugrced to do so, if the tour
ist would wait until he'd take his cow
Later, as they were nearlng tho op
poalto bank, tho tourist nsked: "Will
you tell me why you took your cow
over and mnde mo wait?"
"Well, now," explnlned tho old fel
low, "ye seo tho coo wnr vnlunblc, and
I feared tli wind wud Increase so
the boat might upset on tho second
John tho Qantlst.
At ono of tho Protestant churches
In Hendricks county tho subject of
bnptlsm was tho thotno for tho classes
In tho Sabbath school. John the Rap
tlst was mentioned several times. A
sevcntccn-year-old ulrl. besides ev-
Ing nttentlon to tho lesson, kept turn
log her head to see the young men
who entered the door. Just na sho
turned her head for the soventh time
tho teacher quickly usked her: "Mary,
who canto In nt tho door?"
"John tho Raptlst," said tho girl,
From the day on Mary gavo close
attention to tho lesson.
Since tho wnr It tnkes a pretty largo
trouble In Europe to worry nn American.
"I think my boy Is suro to h Presi
dent." 'Tlnys a good gamoof goir.
It keeps a hypocrite busy trying te
convince himself thnt he Ih honest.
V CURES COLDS M
Clear Your Skin
Soap 25e, Ointment 25 and 50c. Talcum 25.
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TJnl durlnir tho paat eplilemlo with great
auccfm. Tliouaanda of trross sold. 1 bottle
contatnlnc throo weelia' treatment, Ian.
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onco end be prepared.
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In the great grain-Rrowing sections of the pralrlo
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