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THE OMAHA BEE: THURSDAY. JUNE 29, 1922.
Wines and Beer
Aspirant for Nomination
From Firot District Hai Kv
pfrifiicc in Govern
Lincoln, June 28. (Special.) A
litflit winr ami lrcr plank i in
rrtfj iu ihe platform oi 1'aul Man
l art, attorney, Auburn, Neb., candi
lute (or the republican nomination
ior Cfvigressnian in the First di
Manhait i a graduate of Boyle
!iusinc college in Onulia and
tieorpetown university in Wakliins
ton, I). C. lie ha had experience
in the War department. War Kisk
Insurance department. Department
of the Interior and the Commerce
department in Washington.
In answer to the questionnaire
sent out by I.ela G. Dyar of the
Women's Christian 'Temperance
union and, F.-A. Ilifih of the A.'iti
Saloon league of Nebraska, he an
nounced: "I am unequivocally for the sane
amendment of the Volstead law and
will, if elected, vote and work for
such amendment. In my use of the
(nalifying word 'sane' in this con
nection, I wish to be understood to
mean amendment that seems over
whelmingly justified by the actual
experience which the people in every
ttatiou in life have gained from the
' working of the Volstead law since
I us enactment.
"I would oppose a,iy amendment
looking toward the rr-f Ublilinirnt
of the American saloon in any
guise or under any possible subter
fuge. This one fact made certain. 1
would support amendment to the
VoUtead law giving to all people the
right to have lawfully in their, homes
a beverage of low alcoholic content
and which is generally described in
the current phrae 'light wines and
beer ' "
Adopted Son Given
Big. Share in Estate
Falls City, Neb.. June 2S.-(Spe-rial.)
Thirty years ago, Frank l'aul.
then a boy of II, was taken into the
home of John A. Weaver of Verdon.
for several years a member of the
Richardson county board of super
visor, and was adopted without the
regular IrRal procedure.
Years passed and l'aul grew into
manhood, marrying eventually, but
still he stayed near his benefactor
when the latter pleaded that he was
lonely. He remained with Mr.
Weaver until the latter's death two
Tuesday the will of Mr. Weaver
was admitted to probate and a large
group of relatives gathered to learn
of the bequests. Most of them re
ceived sums ganging from $100 to
$700. Paul's share was $10,000.
Bee Want Ads produce results.
Can Build Church
High Court Rules
Zoning Ordinance Is Unreasonable-,
Finding in Case
of Westminister Con
gregation. Lincoln. June 28. (Special.)
One tection of the Omaha zoning
ordinance was pronounced invalid
by the Nebraska supreme court in
an opinion handed down here.
Justice Dean wrote the majority
opinion of the court while Justice
Rose, in a dissenting opinion, held
that the particular restriction in the
section was not an unreasonable
The question arose in the ca
of the Westminster l'rebyterian
church agaimt R. E. F.dgecomb.
chief engineer in charge of the ctiy's
building department. The section
which was attacked in the suit pro
vides that in Zone F, relating to
the residence section, no building
shall be constructed which covers
more than 25 per cent of the lot
or parcel of ground.
The high court, affirming the
judgment of the Douglas county
district court, ruled that the re
striction imposed by this section
was unreasonable and invalid be
cause it did not fall within the police
powers of the municipality as
necessary for the protection of the
health and welfare ot the com
munity, t'nder the ruling the church
is given permission ti construct its
new building at Thirty-tilth ftreet
and Woolworih avenue at eti
mated cost of $74,0iH.
"It clearly appears." the court
said in passing on the cae, "that the
ordinance goes beyond Ihe authority
conferred by the legislature, Tint
part of the ordinance which re
stricts the building to 25 per cent of
the tot is unrearonable and for that
In its opinion, the court likeuise
calls attention to a provision of the
section permitting the city commis
sion to grant a special permit in
the event that a petition properly
signed by the property owners of
the affected district is preented. It
is impossible to delegate authority
in this manner, the court rules.
I Aged Man May Survive
Attempt on Own Life
Featrice. June 28. (Special.)
I.adimer I'enkava, aged resident of
Crab Orchard, who slashed bis
throat with a razor last week with
suicidal intent is improving. At
tending physicians believe he will
Nora Reedy Wins Divorce
Beatrice. June 28. (Special.).
Nora Reedy was granted a divorce
in district court yesterday from
George Reedy on she grounds of
cruelty and nonsupport. The couple
formerly lived at Blue Springs.
Sheriff tlreer Take Two
Prisoner to Penitentiary
for Safe Keeping Ke
Made From Spoon.
Lincoln, June .'8 (Special )
Sheriff Henry A. lireer of Saline
! county brought D. S. Varges and
I harles Sweeney to the penitentiary
today for safekeeping. Yarges and
Sweeney are believed by (jreer to
be plotters for a wholesale delivery
from the Saline county jail.
Sheriff (ireer frustrated the plans
of the men by waiting all Satur
day night while the men discussed
their plans for breaking jail.
Improvised keys, made of spoons,
were found by the sheriff in the
cells of the prisoners.
The sheriffs suspicions were first
aroused when lie discovered that one
of the inside door of the jail, which
is kept unlocked during the daytime,
was locked. Helieveing the lock had
been tampered with, Sheriff Greer
made an investigation.
Yarges was awaiting trial on
charges of obtaining money under
false pretenses, while Sweeney is
to be tried at the November term
of court on jyirglary charge.
Girl's Jaw Is Broken
as Torpedo Explodes
. Nebraska City, Neb., June 28
I (Special.) Marcella Sharp, 4, daugh
Iter of Tom Sharp, was serioiuly in
I j tired when a torpedo which she had
1 placed in her mouth exploded, break
ing tier rignt jaw ami loosening an
The child had found the explosive
in a drawer at the lamily home where
it had hern placed by an older bro
ther. The attending physical! be
lieves she will recover without per-
i win UTemonv
Sister Become Hride of
Cousin and Quartet to
Make Honeymoon Nest
Together iu Bluff.
Crop Near Scrihuer
Ruined by Hail Storm
Herman Stalling came in from
Scrihuer yesterday with a shipment
of Mi head of yearling cattle with
which he set the high mark of the
year for yearlings bv receiving
$JJ5 a hundred. The cattle averaged
Y53 pounds and were bought on the
local marker hist October as feeder
dive at $0.25 a hundred.
According to Mr. Stalling for an
area of two miles wide and about
seven uiile long northeast of Scrib
ner Monday evening hail destroyed
all crops that were up. He said the
hailstones averaged iu size from a
walnut to as big as a hen's egg and
the storm was the worst seen around
Scribncr in 40 years.
Packard Twin Six
$4250 Delivered and Equipped.
Ad vrt lumen t
A dual romance between ta
Council lihills sisters and two cous
ins from Homer. Xrh., which had
its inception a year auo at a party
In the lllufls, culminated yesterday
in a double wedding ceremony.
The principals in the four cornered
love affair ate Ralph Smith. 21, son
of Oliver Smith, and Rachel IKmrr,
23; and Raymond Suiith,22. son oi
Nelson Smith, and Norma Doner,
21. Fathers of the two boys are
brother and both are fanners living
near Homer. Neb,,
The Doner girls ate the daughters
of C. K. Doner, 24.16 Sixth avenue,
hut have been making thrir home
with their brother. 1.. V. Doner.
24.1S Fight!) avenue. Norma has
been employed by the telephone
company in Omaha, while her sister
has been with a Bluffs drygoods
About a ear ago the two cousins
came from their homes in Nebraska
to seek employment in Council
Bluffs. They have made their home
since with Ralph's aunt, Mrs. Rob
ert A. Ledbetter, P27 Eighth ave
uue. Kalph has been employed it
ihe Grutrn Wheel plant, while Ksv
inond worked ir the Northteiicin
The interesting romance between
the si.tris and cousins began one
night in June. I'J.'I, at a jaity held
near the ledhrtter home. Atliar
turn between thrut was mutual, ac
cording lo the aunt, and association
oi the couples brought about early
plans for a double marriage.
The two couples have etabishrd
a joint honeymoon nesi at Thirls
scriitli street and I'.roaduay and all
will contribute toward its suppoit
ami maintenance, according to pies
rut plans. No honeymoon trip will
be made until later, ihe young
couples annouced following their
Brus Band Tout July t
Celebration at Beatrice
Beatrice. June 28. (Special.) The
commiitri s h.iMiig m charge tH
Fourth oi July celebration beic made
a booster f ip over the county today
to advrrlir the aflatr. Tlry took
with them a IVpirce luass band. A
J. W eaver ol Falls City will gie the
address here on ihr Fourth.
Muddy Creek Bridge I
Headv for Traffir Today
Falls City" Neb.. June '.-- Sp
rial.) The new bridge across Muddv
creek, constructed by the Allud I 'ob
struction company of Omaha at a
cost of .X..?IH. has been complete
and is ready ior traffic Monday. I
is a 10)-i'jot span and has 20 feel of
Watch Friday Papers
for announcement of .Omaha's greatest sale of
An Omaha Business Man Says:
"I take my lunch at The Brandeis Cafeteria and notice
many of the tame faces day after day. There must be a
reason." There is.
An Extraordinary Purchase of 500
Lovely, luxurious looking sweaters, all
new and fresh from their original wrap
pings, this is one of the choicest offerings
from our Sweater Department this season.
First, the tuxedos, for their style is such
a universal favorite-all are fancy weaves
either checked, blocked or striped designs
with collars that lay beautifully snug
around the back of the neck. Some have
braided belts finished with tassels.
Then the slipovers dashing novelties
of the sort the younger generation are
favoring with their approval just riow.
These also are in fancy weaves, some in a
diamond pattern with a contrasting, color
in the design and loelt. All sizes from 34
to 46 and all colors, including:
Jade Buff Brown Jockey Red
Flame . Periwinkle Overseas Blue
Black White Gray Navy
Second Floor Center.
A White Shoe Special for the Fourth!
Women's "Regent" Keds
A Dress Shoe
Regent Keds are the best product of the United States Rubber Company.
Of the finest, grade of white duck, with rubber soles, they are made over regular shoe
lasts and therefore fit perfectly. Their appearance, in every way,
is that of a dress shoe.
They will outwear two or three pairs of any ordinary
leather-soled shoes, yet are light in weight. Ihey
come in two styles, as illustrated pumps and
lace oxfords with covered Louis heels
and some Cuban heels. Sizes 2h
to 8. B, C and D widths.
U. S. Rubber Company's
Catalog Price Today Is
2,60 2.65 2.85
I 0 f
A New Shipment of
Cool Summer Frocks
That at any time you may find a large and complete
selection of smart summer frocks here, new shipments are
constantly arriving. On Thursday 500
new dresses showing the very latest style
features go on sale for the first
time. There are all colors includ
ing the high sport shades as well
as the more conservative colors in
favored summer fabrics:
Imported Organdies Imported Ginghams
Tub Silks Linens
Dotted Swisses Ratines
Especially effective in this group are
the dotted Swisses, for this crisp material
adapts itself with particular success to the
picturesque bouffant styles. Ratines and
the sturdier materials favor straight line
sport models, while the tub silks make a de
lightfully cool general purpose costume.
Second Floor West.
Thursday's Specials in the Infants' Department
Saleof 1200Nainsook Bloomers
For One Day Only, 39c Each
Made of soft flesh or white nainsook, they all have
elastic at the "waist and knee. Few good economists
will fail to buy less than several pair at this low price.
Sizes 2 to 14 years.
White Pique Carriage Robes
For One Day Only, 49c Each
In fine and heavy ribbed pique-with narrow
scalloped edges nicely embroidered. Can always
be clean and fresh for Baby's carriage because they
launder so well.
Third Floor East
In a Special Selling
Hand-made filet and Irish
crochet collars in tuxedo
styles or shaped collars.
A bit of real lace h always
a good investment and at
this special price it is an
exceedingly good one.
Main Floor East.
Thursday a Sale of 900
Tom Sawyer Wash Suits
For Boys $1.69 a Suit
Samples and Overstock From the Maker
At About Half Price
Clever little wash suits in all white,
gray, tan, blue, and other good looking pat
terns, made with long or short sleeves and
belts of self material, in Middy and Oliver
You'll realize how much better Tom Sawyer Wash Suits are the
very moment you see them. Repeated washings do not affect the shape
nor colorings. The cloth is strong and lasting. Garments fit well, are
roomy, with reinforcements where strains come.
The good looking buttons are extra strong and sewn on to stav.
bizes 6 to iu years.
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