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RED CLOUD. NEBRASKA. CHIEF
Engineers Foresee Amplifiers
Bearing President's Voice
to Entire Nation.
IN ITS INFANCY, THEY SAY
Current From Arlington Was Multl
000,000 Times Rival of
Now York. President Harding,
who sot a record for long-distance or
atory on Armistice day by addressing
simultaneously three groat throngs of
more than 100,000 persons, gathered at
Arlington National cemetery, Han
Francisco and New York, may easily
llnd himself talking to an audience
running high Into tlio millions and
Hcnttered through every Htato In the
Union, before ho leaves the White
Indeed, snyn It. W. King, one of tho
American Telephone and Telegraph
company engineers, whose work on
tho loud-speaking device made possi
ble the ushering In of a new epoch In
space annihilation at the ceremonies
over tho bier of America's unknown
soldier, It Is well within tho range of
possibility that President Harding may
sco the day when a President can flit
at case In the White House and talk
at onco to every city, town and bam
lot In the United States that Is tapped
by telephone wires. An audience of
G0.000.000 perhaps I Or 100,000.000 1
They don't even blink nt llgurcs llko
that these telephono company engin
eers. For ability to look, unabashed,
Into tho faces of n column of ciphers,
marching in threes across great open
white spaces, is one of the prerequi
sites oven to thinking about that tnur
vclous contrivance, the electrical nm
pllfler, of which tho loud-speaking do
vico Is only one In a long list of 'prac
Sees Nation as Audience.
For instance, tho electrical current
that carried President Harding's fu
neral oration to the crowds at Arling
ton, San Francisco and New York was
000,000,000 times before it rolled out,
converted Into great sonorous sound
wnvos, over the heads of threo audi
, It .took 3,000,000,000.000,000 amplifi
cations to convey the oration nnd the
other ceremonies to San Francisco so
jthnt they could have been benrd
through an ordinary telephono receiv
er. Then they bad to bo amplified a
.million million times by the loud
A mere tcn-inllllon billions 10,000,
OOO.OOO.OOO.OOO of amplifications were
inecessary to bring tho ceremonies out
iclear nnd strong in New York. Ten
ithousnnd wcro used to bring the cere
jnolncs here, and a million million to
jmlsc them to audibility for the Now
'York audience. The other million mil
lion amplifications were used to carry
the President's voice to the, Arlington
By providing n few more scores of
'thousands of miles of wire, some thou
Hands of loud-speaking devices nnd a
ifow foolscnp sheets filled with tiny
ciphers indicating more amplifications,
itho entire country might hear future
.public ceremonies, Mr. King said.
It would be relatively simple, ho de
clared, to set tip equipment in tho cnpl
itals of tho 48 states through which
150,000 persons In each city a total of
17,200,000 could hear n ceremony in
Washington or elsewhere as distinctly
las If 'they were seated within n few
yards of tho speaker.
A Rival of "Canned" Music.
"Cunned" music, too, faces a poten
tial rival lu the loud speaker. Tele
phono engineers say the Armistice day
experiment proved that music could
bo reproduced over tho wire circuits
at least as purely as it Is reproduced
on tho best phonograph records and
that it will be a matter of but a fow
years when the Inst vestlgo of metallic
ring will be eliminated.
Mr. King believes it will be but n
abort time, ton, until all the prlnclpnl
public halls nnd large university audi
toriums are equipped nt least with lo
cal loud speakers. These, ho pointed
out, could easily be switched on long
dlstanco circuits carrying public ad
dresses and similar events from other
While tho loud-spenklng device Is a
development of the last two years, the
amplifier which made It poslblo has
been In widespread use, piling up
ciphers unseen on every long-distance
telephone line In tho country, since the
Lays Two Eggs Daily;
One Just Shames Her
New York. Wilton Green of
Union Ilrlclc, N. J., near llelvl
dere, has a Plymouth Hock hen
which, lie says, lays two eggs a
day, most days.
When she produces only a sin
gle egg she Is so ashamed of her
performance that fahe doesn't
cackle, Green suys.
Green says she has maintained
tho two-a-day speed slneo last
spring, with few holidays.
Tho eggs, according to Green,
arc brown, well formed and of
transcontinental circuits wore opened
lu 1015. A long-distance call from New.
York to San Francisco Involves -lOO,-000,000,000,000
number of amplifications necessary
between any two points depends not
only upon the distance but upon the
nature of the circuit.
Hut the principle of t lu; amplifier Is
hot limited to telephonic use. It Is a
fundamental of radio and wire teleg
raphy, of radio telephoning, of all long
distance electrical signaling. Jt was
the amplifier that picked up during
the war the water vibrations mused
by enemy submarines and translated
them into sounds by which command
ers of allied warships were able to lo
catu the hidden foe.
GET STONE FOR HERO'S TOMS
Canadians Pava Memorial Chamber
With Marble From Battlo
Ottawa, Can. Stones gathered from
every Canadian battle field in France
and Ilclgluin will pave the memorial
chamber In which Canada's unknown
soldier Is to be entombed. Around
the walls of the chamber will be a base
of btack marble, the gift of Hclglum.
Rising from this will be the columns of
Storm New York
Lack of Work Fails to Retard
Country Lass Seeking
SITUATION REALLY SERIOUS
Employment Bureaus Crowded With
Women Who Have Been Thrown
Out of Employment War
Work Brought Unrest.
New York. Tho seriousness of the
unemployment situation among women
has apparently no terrors for tho girl
from upstate, tho .Middle West or the
South, says Miss Amy Talbot of the
Central Brunch Y. W. C. A., accord
ing to the New York Sun. New York
is tho mcccn towurd which shu turns
her steps, confident that once here
there will bo jobs without number
waiting her acceptance. Miss Talbot,
who Is head of tho Booms Registry
Service, lins noted little decrense In
tho number of applications for rooms
received from out-of-town women
seeking careers In tho big city.
"As fnr as I have been able to dis
cover," says Miss Talbot, "girls are
not concerned with these reports of
unemployment. Jobs mjciii of llttlo Im
portance, compared with the fact that
tho young adventurer has reached New
York. There Is one difference. I find
that now the demand Is almost entire
ly for tho ?i room, where It used to
be that rooms were sought not so
much for economy as for convenient
Situation Is Serious.
"The situation Is rapidly assuming
serious proportions. Women, old and
young, are now being laid off by firms
which have employed them for long
periods. Our employment bureaus are
crowded with women who have been
thrown out of employment, and yet
ever' train that comes Into our
terminals brings Its quota of new
comersall of whom expect to be sup
plied with some means of earning
their livelihood. Not an hour ago I
talked with a girl who had Just come
In from upstate. Nothing I said In
explanation of the seriousness of this
problem that Is confronting so many
of our men and women today had any
effect upon her. She has always
wanted to come to Now York; she
had always had a good Job, and she
Captains of the
Col. Hoaald Campbell and MaJ. F.
American teams now competing In
COBLENZ TRAFFIC COP
Among the peaceful pursuits of the
American soldiers In the army of occu
pation In Germany Is that of direct
ing tralllc In Cohlenz. This dough
boy looks capable of handling the Job.
St. Anne's marble, also from Belgium,
lk'tweeu the columns will he walls of
Savonnlere stone, from France. In
the chamber will be the altar of Great
Britain carved from a solid block of
did not see why sho should not find
another one now. The Idea that good
positions nre, not fioatlng around to
bo secured at will had evidently not
entered her mind.
"Wo have dally to send bnck refus
als to out-of-town applicants who
would like to find rooming qunrtcrs In
one of the Young Women's Christlnn
association boarding houses. The
waiting lists show there will be no
vacancies for months. The pitiful
part of it Is that wo have so ninny
older women who nro desperately In
need of a place to stay, let alone tho
question of work to do. More and
more women well pnst tho thirty-year
mark are being forced out by the
stress of the times to earn their own
bread und butter. They stand little
chance of being met even hnlf way
the competition Is too strong for them,
with these eager intelligent young
minds ready to snatch up every good
thing thnt comes arong. 'Watch nnyi
line in an employment ofilce and sec
how ninny of the women on it nre
gruy-haired. There are fow hoarding
houses and business women's clubs
which will admit a woman to resident
membership without considering her
nge most carefully. In many of these
places thirty years marks the ago
limit. The reason that la given for
this preference Is that since there nre
not accommodations for all, It is felt
that the younger womnn Is more in
need of the protection nfforded by
War Work Brought Unrest.
"Undoubtedly, the wnnderlust which
brings the younger women from the
security of their homes here to com
bat an almost hopeless situation is a
phase of the unrest which followed
hard upon the heels of the war. So
many of our girls who until that time
were content to stay quietly at home
jumped into nil tho hundred and one
activities that .suddenly required the
services of women. They found them
selves necessary In a way they had
never before dreamed of. They swung
big Jobs, small jobs, nilddle-stzcd Jobs,
Wth an efficiency that amuzVd them.
Now they are not content to fold their
"The younger generation has ac
quired n marked distaste for staying
at home, where they may lend a nor
mal life. They find they must be up
and doing and In their minds New
York Is the only plnco for their activ
ities. The question is, 'Where arc the
Jobs for them?'"
W. lloncycutt, cuptalus of tlio British and
NEWS OF STATE
Recent Happenings in Nebraska
Given in Brief Hems For
An epidemic of brain finer pneum
onia Is taking a heavy toll lu ihoScoila
bottoms, southeast of I'nlon,
All Omaha railroad! have put Into ,
effect a reduced freight rate on xhlp-'
incuts of livestock, gain an ' fnrni pro- j
unci- going hi car loan lots.
The Verdun Stale hank and the
.I'ariners State hank of Verdun have
consolidated and will hereafter be
known as the Verdon Slate hank.
Chester may get lis electric "Juice"
from the Ueshlcr plant. A group of
business men from that place Inspect
ed the Meshler powerhouse wllh a
view to recommending a truii'-iulsslon
The ('urllss airplane and Its hangar
belonging to Hector .Soar 'r (igullahi.
was destroyed by fire. While starting
tin ship Inside the hangar it back-llred
and Immediately became a mass of
At a special session the Fremont city
,1'ounell ordered the purchase of tho
'.plant and business of the Independent
F.lcctric Light company, owned by the
'Doherty Interests. The city Is to pay
' Nine big coyotes, two of them weigh
ing more than sixty pounds apiece,
weie shot In a round-up staged by Ox
ford post No. 1211) of the American Le
gion, In which about five hundred men
' Grain, hay, forage and beet pro
duction In Nebraska during 1021 was
less than In 1020, according to the final
crop summary Issued by the state and
federal bureau of markets and crop
Ray iower, former cashier of the
Valparlaso state bank, was sentenced
to serve from one to seven years In
the penitentiary following his convic
tion In district court on a charge of
Haymnnd Koehrow of Alexandria
was awarded the -$75 scholarship of
fered by the Union Pacific In the stnte
agricultural college. Hallroad fare al
so Is Included. lie took first place in
buys' club work.
Negotiations have been completed
thereby the First Natlonnl lank of
Seward, the oldest hank in the tow:,
will be absorbed by the Farmers' State
bank. The namo of the First National
will he retained.
Farmers lu Custer County nre hav
ing trouble paying their taxes tills
year on account of the low price of
com and other farm crops, more taxes
are delinquent this year than has ever
been know In Custer county.
Bill Harris, negro, was taken Into
custody by sheriff C. K. Clark of Cen
jtral City after confessing to the niur
'der of his wife, iweuy years ago in
Texns. The confession was prompted
by a visit from his daughter, with
whom he quarreled, she threatening
to expose him.
Misinterpretation of orders Is said
to have been responsible for the col
.llslon of the northbound Northwestern
passenger with a southbound extra
freight in the Waboo yards. Both en
gine crews Jumped and escaped with
bruises. Passengers received a severe
shaking, but no one was Injured.
The Lincoln crib of the Corn Haters
of America, pledged to eat corn In soma
form once n day during the year, was
organized at Lincoln at a banquet of
,"00 representatives from many Neb
raska Chambers of t'oinmerce. and
from large cities along the Missouri
river. The dinner was made up oxelu
.slvely of corn dishes. It Is planned to
'spread the organization through the
corn belt at once and make It a nation
',al organization. The object Is to in
'crease the demand for corn and help
C. J. Brush of Auburn won the grand
sweepstakes ribbon" for, the best ten
eifrs of white corn at the annual corn
show held In connection with organized
agriculture, under the auspices of the
Nebraska Crop Growers'' association nt
Lincoln. Hon Forbes of Dakota City
took three sweepstakes prizes, the
grand champion ten ears of corn, best
ten ears of yellow corn and the grand
champion single ear. Will Longeran
of Florence., placed first in two va
rieties, best ten ears Flint corn and
best ten ears of pop corn. There were
over 200 exhibits'.
Bobbers who broke Into the Wondrn
market at Petersburg and stole about
!$100 in cash used a large amount of
pepper which they put on the lloor in
order to foil tracking by bloodhounds.
According to the report Just made by
the State Department of Agriculture
In regard to the sanitary condition of
the packing plants in Nebraska the
report suites sleeping quarters In the
, Nebraska city and Omaha plants are
entirely separate from the rooms
where killing, cooling and earring nro
carried on, the report said. No viola
tions of the sanitation laws were
I William Ferguson, stock raiser of
' Scrlbnor, reported to the Dodge county
olllcluls Mint 11 head of nurchrcd sows
' laid been stolen from his ranch, lie
values the missing stock at .$1,100.
Acting Police Captain Jaines Mc
Donald, shot twice In the left leg lu a
gun battle with yegginen in Omaha,
will be Immediately appointed to the
position of captain, Police Commis
sioner Henry W, Dunn announced. A
fund, subscribed to generausly by sev
eral business and professional men for
tho Injured olllcer, bus now surpassed
the ?G0O murk.
Work will start soon at Pawneo City
on seventeen blocks of new paving.
Tho Nebraska Leiifiiu of Municipal
ities will hold its annual meeting in
Omaha January 2,'5-2.".
Charles K. Black has been Installed
as postmaster in Omaha, succeeding
Harry Daniel, acting postmaster since
the death of Chnrlni Fannin .
By wireless, Omaha recently listened
to and heiird a speech delivered lu
Boston by 11. W. Babson, former sta
tistician for the United States. Ho
predicted an Improvement In all Hues
Hev. Chester Wood of Lansing, Mich.,
who has accepted the rectorship of the
Episcopal church at Central t'lty. for
a number of years was pastor of tho
Llllle Church Around the Corner In
New York "City.
While bun! Ing southwest of Barnes
ton, George Gulbrod, 18, of Barneslon,
was aecldenlally shot In the right arm
by Floy .lames of Beatrice. He was
taken to a Beatrice hospital. It Is be
lieved he will recoer.
According to figures compiled by I ho
Nebraska stale department of agricul
ture In the agrleuliiiral census, a larg
er proportion of farms nre operated
by owners lu Puwnee county than lu
any other county in this section.
Twenly-.slx of the neighbors of John
Nicholson, who resides near Callaway.
gathered at his rurui and busked out
his entire corn crop or over u thousand
bushels. Mr. Nicholson has been very
III with pneumonia for the past month.
Fndlcott wants a new $10,000 church
und subscription petitions are in cir
culation to raise the funds. While this
will be under the supervision or tlio
Methodist denomination the edifice
will be used as a community meeting
A community house, which will con
tain u library, auditorium and women's
rest room, Is being planned by tho
Klmwood legion post and members
are securing pledges. Shower rooms,
a kitchen and moving picture outfit
also are Included.
A court. of domestic relatl.ns before
which cases concerning relations be
tween man nnd wife and children will
be decided, wns established by order of
Douglas county district Judges nt their
annual meeting. The court is the first
of its kind in Omaha.
One of every four families In Buffalo
county Is the owner of a Jitney, truck
or motorcycle, according to County
Treasurer Stevenson. During tho past
year he Issued over 5,000 cr licenses,
with n couple of cycle permits thrown
In for good measure.
District Judge Munger, in federal
court, Issued an order finding eleven
Nebraska City plant emplojes now on
strike, in contempt of court. A cita
tion was placed lu tho hands of Deputy
United States Marshal McClung, who
left to serve It on the eleven men.
Julius Kngikelineler of nenr Mauley
attempted to thaw out his acetylene
tank and used a hot iron with the re
sult that his left arm iwid several
hones in the left hand nre broken, left
shoulder dislocated and his face bruis
ed and burned, besides other bruises.
Jobless men and women, totaling
10,72-1, applied for work during 1021.
at the federal and state free employ
ment olilce at Lincoln, according to
the annual report of C. C. Becker,
manager. Of these, 0,02t men and
Klfl women were given employment.
Governor McKclvio will resist all ef
forts to have him call off Ids extra
session nnd legislature will meet on
January 21. "Persons just as well ask
tho question, 'Will the sun rlseV as to
ask whether there will be an extra ses
sion of the legislature," the governor
Is quoted as having declared at Hie
state house. The governor Is emphatic
in his assertion that the extra session
will save the people $2,500,000 if it fol
lows the program of retrenchment and
tax raising cut out for Its considera
tion. Nebraska's share of the $7.r,000.000
federal appropriation for the 1022
fiscal year road building campaign will
nmount to $1,581,109.50, according to
word received by the state department
of public works from the agriculture
department. The state may use as
much of this money as It Is able to
mutch. If the state falls to raise a
like amount within the blciinium ending-January
1, 102-1, the remainder of
her share goes elsewhere. All thu
government money passed on to No
briisKa under an old appropriation has
not been used. The last legislature ap
propriated approximately $2,133,000 to
match Nebraska's 'share of the federal
appropriation. The federal aid move
ment for stnto highways was born In
1017 and since that time Nebraska has
The Lancliester district court judge
decided to call a special grand Jury
for January 20 to Investigate fraudu
lent stock promotion schemes und bus
iness failures at Lincoln In 1021.
The Deweinber payments to farmers
of thu North Platto valley for suuar
beets amount to .$850,000 and Hie entire
payment this year to nearly .$5,000,000,
accordln:; to figures from tho various
Nebraska factory districts. This
month the ScotthblutV factory uiiido a
final payment of .$207,103, the Gerlng
factory, .$223,-15S; the Bayard factory,
.$213,010, and the Mitchell factory,
? 137, ins.
Thu enrollment nt the night voca
tional school which will open nt North
Platte, numbered about sixty 'the first
iiu.v nun ii:jiaiiiiiiuiiii jwii nun injiiir,..
Nebraska lnsntio asylums are further
from prowar conditions than ever be
fore In history. Thu state hoard of
control announced thnt a.l threo insti
tutions mulntuOicd by thu stnte for the
Insane are carrying "peak loads."
which means they nro housing more In
mates than nt any previous time. The
total insane cared for by tho state
during December numbered 2.S00.
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You cover tnllca nnd iiillci every day. But
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Kates reasonable Illahcurcforoncea. ltcstMirloei.
Two oy Two.
It was Sunday morning and thu car
was crowded with persons on their
way to church.
At one stop, an elderly man with n
heard got on. A three-yeur-old piped
up shrilly, and pointed to hlin excit
edly. The father's face Hushed, but
lie succeeded in ipiletlng ids young
daughter. Two blocks further on an
other man, wearing a beard, got on.
This time all the passengers nrounit
caught the words of the tot. and this
Is what she said: "Oh, look, father,
there's another man with a tail on his jkf
If You Heed a Medicine
You Should Have the Best
Have you ever stopped to reason why i
it is tint no many products that are ex- A
tensivcly advertised, all at once drop out
of sight and arc i-oon forgotten! The
reason is plain the article did not fulfill
the promises of the manufacturer. Thb
applies more particularly to a medicine.
A mcdiciml preparation that ban real
curative value almost sells itself, as like
nn endless chain system the remedy is
reeommended by those who have' bech
benefited, to those who aic in need of it.
A prominent druggist bays "Take for
example Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, a
preparation I have sold for many years
and never hesitate to recommend, for in
almost every case it shows excellent re
sults, an many of my customers testify.
No other kidney remedy has so large a
According to sworn statements and
verified testimony of thousands who have
used the preparation, the bueccss of Dr.
Kilmer's Swamp-Root is duo to the fact,
so many people claim, that it fulfill al
most every wish in overcoming kidney,
liver and bladder ailments; corrects uri
nary troubles nnd neutralizes the uric
acid which causes rheumatism.
You may receive a sample bottle of
Swamp-Root ' by Parcels Post. Address
Dr. Kilmer &. Co., Uinghamton, N. Y
and enclose ten cents; nlso mention this
paper. Largo and medium size bottles
for sale at ail drug stores. Advertisement
An authority states that a ton of
diamonds Is worth SH.'iO.OOO.OOO. Re
member tills nnd don't pay a cent
When a man goes at things head
llrst, he often gets there with both
GOOD LOOKS FOLLOW
If You're a Young Woman
This Advice is For You
Aurora, Nebr. "My mother wan
nlwnyB a great believer in all of Dr.
Piorco's medicines and when I was a
girl sho gave mo tho 'Favorito Prescrip
tion' when I was in a rundown, nervous .
condition and it soon built mo up in
health and strength. I am glad to en
dorse Dr. Piorco's Favorito Prescription
as being u splendid tonio for girls or
women who suffer." Mrs. Walter
Guard, OOStfenth St.
How can delicate, sickly girls liopo to
becomo healthy women? A healthy
fitnto of tho system comes with Dr.
Pierce's Favorito Prescription. It's p.
medicine prepared for women's ailments.
Get it, now in cither tablets or liquid v
from your neighborhood druggist, and f
write Dr. Pierce, Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo i
N. Y., for free medical advice.
Always use tlic genuine
RAT & ROACH PASTE
It forces theso pests to run from tho bulldlnir for
water and frcali air. '
Ready for Uao Be ttar Than Traps
Directions In 15 Unguaiies In orerr box.
Bio and II w. "Monoj bacWlf It falls."
V, H. Uoverniucnt buys H.