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to Prevent Use
of Patent Paving
Seven Civic Organization
Protest to Government
Again" Uiing Bitulithie
Surface on Highway.
A new campaign Jo prevent the
me of pattntrd bitulithie surfacf
for paving the Lincoln highway,
from Valley to the Dodge county
line aix milei north, wa brgun ye
tcrday by neven civic organisation
" afdliatrd with the joiot roadt com
mittre. These organisation! agreed to tele
graph a protest to the federal road
bureau at Washington against the
contract just awarded the Allied
"We had an attorney' reoort jhat
thit contract j invalid and can be
enjoined in the court,- laid W. B.
Cheek, a member of the Joint com
mittee. "W( decided that, before we
did that, we would ask the federal
government to take a hand in the
matter. This particular paving, un
' like other work in Douglas coun
ty, i federal aid project, subject
to federtal auperviiion.
Company Payi Inspector!.
"Oue irregularity of the contract
is that there ii no time limit. An
other is that the contractor it re
quired to pay all salaries and ex
penses of inspectors, which virtually
;g;vet him control ol the inspection,
j Organizations represented in the
joint commitee are the Automobile
club, the Auto Trades association,
Ijthc Chamber of Commerce, the Ro
i.vy club, the Kiwanis club, the Real
: Estate board and the Livestock ex
change. I Ofticials of the Allied Contractors
are understood to declare that the
contract is entirely regular and con
forms to general practice.
Step in Campaign.
'This is just another step in the
campaign to have permanent brick
surfaced roads in Douglas county,"
s.-.id Mr. Cheek. "The bitulithie
bid in this case was $3.05. a yard,
and the brick bid was $3.43. For
that price, there is no question as to
the superiority of brick."
Two "years ago, court action
against bitulithie contract resulted
in its being set aside by the courts.
Since then a bitulithie contract has
been awarded for paving on ths
Lincoln highway, but the road com
mittee proposes to insist upon con
tinuance of brick on this main-traveled
Milwaukee Asks Permit
' to Buv New EauiDment
ji., Washington, June Uii
! cage,1 Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad
asked the Interstate Commerce corn
el', mission for permission to issue and
ju sell $8,083,000 in equipment trust cer
Reader Takes Newer
Form of Iron Feels
" "Six '-! co I iaw a special offer In
th paper telling how thousand! of pof!
grow old in look, and energy long be
' fore they are really ' oM in yeara; be
cause, ai examination by phydelans
have ahowh, an enormout number of people
do not hay enough iron In their .blood,
i I have been taking Nuxated Iron tor two
; weeks: the results are simply aatoanding.
:;. The roae have come back in my Hp and
cheeks, and 1 An conscientiously aay that
I 1 feel ten yeara younger." . .
The above 1. a typical hypothetical cae
' showing the remits that have been
w achieved by a great many people !ee
we started this "satisfaction or Bioniy
i ; back" offer on Nuxated Iron. We will
- make roU the same guarantee. If. after
taking the two week's 'treatment of
Nuxated Iron, you do not feel and loon
years younger, w wilt promptly refund
' ' Call at once for a bottle of Nuxated
' Iron at Beaton Drug Co.. Sherman A Mc
I Connell. Haiti Drug Co.. Merritt Drug
Co., Green Drug Co., or any other good
0 rue store.
Built Like a Fort
The Hartmann Wardrobe Trunk
these circles tell the story of the most wonderful wardrobe trunk value ever offered
Baa shoe box, drawer locking bar, cushion top, hat drawer, interlocking hardware
and it is Gibraltarized
Buried at Columbus
Colutnliu. Neb., June 2. (Spe
cial.) The holy of Frank Stevenson,
Columbus biiHiirss man and (or many
ra an at five figure in Mi ionic
circles. va Uurril eterdav in the
Columbus cemetery, Funeral ser
vices were conducted by the Knight
i'erhaps no nun hail taken more in
terrtt thatt Mr. Stevenson did in the
welfare of h'ral Masonic bodies. A
member of all of ihnn, he served in
many capacities, having been rmineut
commander of (irtWnune com
I mandery Knight Templar; high
priest of Orient ch;utrr. Koyal Arch
Masons; thrice illti'riou matter of
fiehal council, royal and select mas
ters and worthipful master of l.el.
anon lodge A. F. ft A. M. At the
time of his Heath he was recording
officer fur the commamlrry.
Mr. Stevenson was born in Mor
ris, N. Y September. IPS'. In 1879
he came to Fremont, Neb., to as
sociate with his brother in the cream
ery business, and in 185 he came
to Columbus and leased the creamery
here from the stock company which
was operating it. Later he sold the
creamery and became secrejary and
general manager of the Nebraska
Iowa Creamery company. At the
time of hi death he was manager of
the Lincoln Pure Butter company.
On August 16, 1884. in Fremont,
Mr. Stevenson married -Mis Alida
Inlay who, with their four daughter
and one son, survive him.
Western Bar Association
Holds Meeting at Lexington
Lexington, Neb., June 28. (Special
Tclcersm.) The annual meeting of
the Western Bar association was
held in this city today. About SO
lawyers from the 13th and 17th ju
dicial districts were present. The
meeting was held in the district court
room. Chief Justice Morritsey and
Justice Dean were present from the
supreme court. Addresses were given
by Senator W. V. Hoagland of North
Platte, Justice Dean of Lincoln, W.
A. Stewart of Lexington. Dale P.
Sfough of Grand Island. The princi
pal address was given by Judge B.
H. Paine of Grand Island. The next
meeting will be held at Ogallala.
H. A. Dano was elected president,
and L. A. Dcvoe, secretary. Both live
at Ogallala. C. L. Baskins was elect
ed vice president, and Robert Beat
ty, treasurer. They are residents of
The wives of the lawyers served
a luncheon at the home of D. P.
Moulds for the visiting women. A
reception was held at the home of E.
A. Cook. A banquet was served for
the visiting lawyers and their wives.
Lincoln Women Get Fright
When Auto Hits 'Live Wire
Lincoln, June 28. (Special.)
Five women yi a big touring car ran
into a "live wire" near the state
capitol during the electrical storm
here last night.. All of the : women
escaped injury but received a. bad
The cable on the South Fourteenth
street car line fell during the storm
and before the current could be- turn
ed off, the car, containing the
women, drove over it in the dark
less. When the aufomobile wheels
came in contact with the cable there
was a blinding flash and then the
lights in the car failed.
Carmen took the women out of
the car and pushed "the machine off
Falls City Launches '
$75,000 Paving Project
Falls City, Neb., June 28. (Spe
cial.) Falls City's biggest improve
ment . program in many years was
launched when a contract for the
paving of two. districts at a cost of
about $75,000 was let by the city
council to M. R. Anierman, contrac
tor of Wichita, Kan. The project
will embrace close to 30,000 square
yards. The council will ' decide
whether oil asphalt or Trinidad Lake
asphalt will be used.
105 Miners Arrested.
Elkins, . W. Va., June 28.-One
hundred and five striking miners and
their sympathteers. were arrested at
Thomas, W. Va., .today when they
tried to dissuade working miners
from entering the pits.
By Oibraltarind we mean Hartmann ' solid round edge, never
before uted except in Hartmann 'i finest Panama models,
FUELING & STEINLE
1803 Farnam '
Here 16 Yeara.
Gen. Wu Endorses
for United China
Government Patterned After
That in United States Sug
gested hy Leader of
t'.L... I, me B(RU A Pl-
Gen. Wu Pei-Fu. dominant figure of
northern mma. toaay enuortea tne
recent suggestion 'of Gen Chen
CliliLMg-Muitf. oustindins leader of
the south, that federal system be
AinirA Inr reuiHIeit t Inna nut.
terncd after that of the United State
of America. Gen. Wu suggested that
the reorganised republic be known
as the "United State of China."
The majority of the provinces al
ready have signified their approval of
the proposal to reunite the country
under a federal government at Pekin,
with each province enjoying rights
similar to those accorded the ep
arate states of the American union,
Gen. Wu said.
The quiet little man who drove
the Manchurian war lord, Chang Tso
Lin, iu rout from the gates of Pekin
and recalled to office the constitu
tional president. Li Yuan-Hung, de
clared that sentiment is growing in
l.iiir rt ha united Chinl nrotrrMtt
with American ideals as it guiding
'Many Support Plan.
VI !;2l h wA rereivpd telee-ram
from the people' leader in Yunnan,
Hunan. - Kweichow, ; Szechuan,
Kwangtung' and jtitr province
promising their support of the
Wu arierted that he had no hesi
tation in predicting that a China,
traveled the road . of progress it
would be found copying and putting
inin nrirlirs America's ideals to an
extent not reached by any other
In the south. Wu said, wnere sun
Vil.isrn'i fntlnu-era had become
familiar with western methods, the
new leader. Chen Chiung-Ming, who
recently drove Sun from Canton,
was a particularly itrong supporter
of the "Americanized China" pro
gram. Wu Pei-Fu pointed out that while,
a central government should be
maintained at Pekin, the great dis
tances that separated.the boundaries
of the country made it imperative
that the provinces ' should be per
mitted a measure of local autonomy,
similar to that possessed by the
several states of the American
Up to Parliament.
This question of provincial au
tonomy, Wu suggested, should be
settled at the next sets'on of the
republican parliament, which is ex
pected to obtain a quorum for a
meeting in Pekin by August 1.
Support for, the proposal that
China adopt western ideas is said
to be strong in Pekin,. owing to the
presence there of many Chinese of
ficial." who have been educated in
Leaders of this class are Dr. Wel
lington Koo, who is acting as finan
cial adviser in the teorganization
plans; Dr. W. W. Yen, acting pre
mier and foreign minister and Dr.
Wang Chung-Hui, minister of
justice. In their following are many
minor officials who gained their
education in the United States by
means of the Boxer indemnity funds
returned to China by the Washing
Pure Bred Shorthorns
Bring Good Price on Market
Fred Wurdeman of Wisner was a
visitor at the stockyards, having
brought to market a load of cattle
in which were 15 head of fine steers
averaging 1,165 pounds for which he
received $9.50 a hundred, within 3
cents of the extreme top.
The cattle where Shorthorns of
which Mr. Wurdeman makes a spe
cialty, and he said he found it paid
best to raise only purebred live
stock as they always brought the
top of the market.
Packard Twin Six
$4250 Delivered and Equipped.
Others at $33.75
$4U and 945
THE OMAHA BEE: THURSDAY. JUNE 29, 1922.
President Calls Coal
Operators to Capital
(( alia)) Vm rasa One.)
will consider methods of negotiating
wage scales that will end the strike
in the anthracite r well a the bitu
minous Arid. First announcements
of the conference had indicated that
it would be confined to the bitu
minous fields, but official later said
it would take in the entire coal in
dustry of the nation.
CiVeen Bay, Wis., June 28. Green
Bay coal dock operator received
confidential telegram thit morning
from Cleveland coal operator an
nouncing they have asked for a con
ference with President Harding and
(ohn L. Lewis, president of the
'nited Mine Worker of America
and expressing confidence that the
coal strike can .be settled if such a
meeting i arranged.
The operator reported to be a
rtv to the plan arc said to repre
sent an annual production iof 20,000,
000 ton in Ohio. West Virginia and
Pennsylvania and are acting in con
Mine Steam Shoveler Slain
After Ignoring Union Order
St. Clairtville, Gv June 28. John
H. .Major, a steam shovel operator,
shot to death yesterday during an
alleged attack by striking miners
upon an automobile in which he was
riding with two companions, was
erroneously said to have been an em
ploye of the Catherine Coal company
Dotted Swiss Sports Silks
Originally Priced to $39.50
A collection of smart new
styles in sizes from 16 to 46
I A Charge for Alterations
A Blouse Sale
, Your unrestricted choice of any Georg
ette or crepe de chine blouse in our entire
stock Thursday for .
A Millinery Event
Lovely Summer Hats
New Sports Hats
Stylish Trimmed Hats
All From Regular Stock
$2.45 for hats sold to $7.50
$4.45 for hats sold to $10.00
$5.45 for hats sold to $12.50
$1.50 SUk Hose
for 95c a pair.
Full fashioned fine
silk hose in navy,
gray, white and cor
dovan, from the best
makers of hosiery.
' There are all sizes.
on Sale Thursday.
Any 75c initialed lin
en handkerchief for
A fine 35c cotton
handkerchief will be
sold for only 19c.
A Clearance of
Men's Union Suits.
$1.50 and $2.00 sum
mer weight suits are
reduced to 95c.
at I'niontown, Major was employed
at the Union Coal Stripping com
pany, with iterations near Lafferty.
Major wa going to the Union Coal
company strip mine at the limeie
was shot, according to the county of
liciala who investigated the affair.
He va said to have ignored a re-
quest of a mine union ollicial that he
cease work a a steam shovel opera-
tor, having declared, according to the
ofticials. that he wa linancially in-
feinted hi the mine.
With Major at the time of his
death were Clyde Major, his nephew,
and Clark Story, both of whom were
wounded. All are from Hendry tburj.
Annual Call for Labor
Imird by Falls City
Falls City. Neb.. June .'H. (Spe
cial,) The annual call for help has
been issued from the harvest fields
of Kichardson county. Fifty-one
harvest hand were supplied Satur
day by the Falls City Chamber of
Commerce and o tucceisful ha Sec
retary Ronald Kingsley been in the
task of recruiting labor that he ha
accepted an "order" for 40 men for
Alleged Check Forger ,
in York la Arrested
York, Neb., June 28. (Special
Telegram) Arthur Smucker, wanted
by Sheriff Miller for passing worth
iest check to the amount of $150
on a number of York's leading
merchants was arretted at Salt Lake
City, according to word received by
Sheriff Miller. Smucker was a
former salesman for the army
store in York. v
A High Grade
This specially priced
corset is one that will '
appeal to the average
woman. It is an ex
ceptionally fine model
at the price of a very
Sizes 23 to 32.
$1 hair brushes with"
extra stiff bristles,
25c tooth brushes, at
Manicure sets are
just half price.
Dawes Proves Economy
in Government Possible
( llae4 mm rate Oise.l
been reriuerd f I.JaJS.OUO.om About
half of that is due to the Dar econ
omy met hud.
Show Big Surplus.
I'p to June 26 the government, al
though it collected in revenue $I,50.V
O00.UU0 less than in the tame period
last year, show a surplus of ordinary
receipt over expente (public debt
and ordinary) chargeable against re
ceipts, of $J.15.7.v9,tKIO. At thit lime
lat year, with $1,502,000,000 mure in
come, there wat an exert of only
To show that this rnoimout ie
duction of expense bad not "just
happened," Gen. Dawes pointed out
that of the total amount expended
last year, $2,67J,000,(iOO were subject
to executive control and therefore
could not be lessened by better busi
ness managemeit. lit showed that
this, year, under the same category,
only $1,732,000,000 has been spent, a
reduction of $900,000,000 resulting
from more efficient and econonmical
.More than $250,000,000 of this
economy is accounted for by the ex
ecutive pressure for retrenchment and
tystematization exerted upon the 43
departments and independent estab
lishments of the government which
heretofore have operated without any.
central control or direction, each a
law unto itself so far as, obtaining
appropriations and expending money
during this sale
appear on August
(All 36 Inch)
35c Nainsook, 25c yard.
45c Nainsook, 35c yard.
50c Nainsook, 39c yard.
65c Nainsook, 50c yard.
30c Longcloth, 19c yard.
40c Longcloth, 29c yard.
50c Longcloth, 35c yard.
Lower Prices on
Half and three-quarter
$2.25 qualities, $1.50.
$1.25 qualities, 75c.
Lisle half hose and
35c a pair.
Children's full length
pure thread silk hose.
A small lot that are
somewhat soiled. $2.50
quality $1.25 a pair.
Sale of Women's
Fine combed cotton
and mercerized union
suits and Teddies, in
Globe, Kayser and Me
rode makes. Regularly
$1.25 to $1.85. Thurs
Spring and summer
Purs reduced Vfe to
from their regular
A few items:
Hudson Bay Sable,
Natural Mink, $19.75.
Brown Fox, $15.00.
Platinum Opp o s u m,
$2.95 and $3.75
ings one half price
36c Duretta Cloth
Thursday 25c Yd.
A cloth made espe
cially for sports cos
suits, rompers, and
uniforms (36 inches
Omaha Stork Yards Praised
by MatsailiusclU Parker
Among the visitors at the stock
yard r- Robert F. Armstrong,
branch house manager at Fall River,
Mat., of the Cudahy company, v.h
ua taken on an inspection tour of
the local 'yard and packing plant,
It wa hi first visit to Omaha
and Mr. Aitnrtrone said he wis
strongly and favorably impiessrd
witn rne arat anu vat surprises u
tee them so large and to well ar
ranged, at be had not exprcted to
tee t ii c It magnitude at it in opera
tion in Souili Omaha.
Sneaking of condition! in the meat
trade, the visitor said things were
quite satisfactory in the east and
had been for tome lime, but he tuid
he vsat ol the opinion that if the
railroad strike materialised
promised hy union leaden that the
meat industry would be visibly af
fected. Supreme Court Orders
Insurance Policy Paid
Lincoln, June 28 (Special.) The
Nebraska supreme court affirmed a
judgment for $1,000 obtained in Lan
caster county against the Midwest
Life Insurance company of thit city
by Mrs. Eva J. Marti. Mn. Marti
sued on a policy taken out by her
husband, Albert T. Marti, who died
a month after taking out the policy
and paying the year's premium. The
company had claimed that Marti,
who became demented, had falsely
answered questions at the time he
had presented his application for insurance.
Wash Goods Remnants
15c and 25c a Yard
25c to $1.25 Qualities
A large selection of colored wash mater
ials in desirable lengths for summer
dresses, blouses and separate skirts.
Poplins, percales, silk and cotton novel
ties, voiles, tissues, ginghams and cotton
suitings. An accumulation of remnants of
the most popular wash cottons. .
15c and 25c a Yard
Cool White Silks
for Lowest Prices
The finest of white silks for summer
wear are included in this sale Thursday.
40-inch heavy Pebble Crepe $3.25 a yard.
40-inch heavy Canton Crepe $3.25 a yard.
40-inch May Queen $4.95 a yard.
(Novelty plaids and stripes.)
40-inch Sport Crepe $3.95 a yard.
(Black and white.)
40-inch Black and White Fan-Ta-Si, $2.50.
40-inch White Shantung $1.95 a yard.
Silk Section South Aiala Main Floor
Children's Wear Sayings
Boys' gingham play
suits, in stripes and
solid colors. Made
with low. necks, short
sleeves and beach
$1.00 Suits, 65c
$1.75 Suits, $1.19.
$2.95 a Yard
Light weight and un
usually fine in quality.
A choice of red, green,
pumpkin, sand, .beige
and ivory. (54inches
wide.) Reduced to
vSale Sorosis Slippers
Patent Slippers and Sandals in plain
and gray combinations
Reduced to $7.65
Smart Patent Leather Pumps in
plain and gray combinations
Reduced to $7.65
Dull French Kid Pumps; plain with
junior Lewis heels
Reduced to $7.65
Alliance Will Celebrate
With Hig Program July 4
Alliance, Nc!., June .'8 Siecial.)
Alliance it planning for the biggest
Fourth of July celebration in the
town's history, Fur Jevcial weeks
committed have been busy arrang
ing the vatiout event on the pro
gram, which will last from early (ore
norn until late at night. The Cham
ber of Commrrce bat raised a fund
to take care of all cxpcntei. The
iiurnniK tifK;ia'ii win iv nciu v
downtown strertt, which will be
roped off for the occasion, and the
after noon events will be held at the
200 CoKtuinrd Children
Parade for Ned Crost
Fall City. Neb., June 2fl. (Spe
cial.) A parade of 2tK children,
many of them costumed, tume on
ponies and other in car festooned
for the occasion, was the mean used
by the junior division of the Red
Cross to advertise the new super
vised play program which it is spon
soring. Marriages at Beatrice
Beatrice, June 2R. (Special.) -j
Frank Schuster of Minnesota, and
Miss Mary Vitek of Virginia were
married at St. Joseph Catholic
church yesterday, Rev. Father Bick
ert officiating. Marriage licenses were
granted to the following couples: Ed
ward M. Chapman, 45, and Theresa
Marie Woodlock, 45, both of Wy
more; John Peter Menbcrg, 27, Sene
ca, Kan., and Pearl Marie Kudolpli.
Dresses' of pink or
blue chambray ging
ham with light color
ed collars and cuffs,
sizes 2 to 6 years
$1.75 Suits, $1.19.
; , - Second Floor
39c a Yard
32-inch silk striped
tissues in the newest of
summer patterns. Col
orful checks and nov
elty plaids. Thursday's
special price 39c a
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