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. OMAHA BEE: TUESDAY. JULY 18. liu.
Under Water as
Dams Give Wav
L'O.OOO.OOO Gallon- of Water
Pour on Bay Statf Town
Srcuml Story Windows
Lhicoiff. Mass., July 17. Twenty
million gallons of uaier Hooilrd a
Urge pan of the Williamsrtt district
hrre early todiy when Langvuld's
dam and another dam at Kobtrt
Pond, itavr way. Krtidmcrt ami
luiic--. plarrt aljiiB Cliiropre'i
ircft tre lloodcd above the first
Hnors and occupant wrre forced to
lire to the ci-ond and third floor for
The Homoii and Maine tracks uere
uashed out in half a doen places.
Property lot from the flood will
le heavy. A core or more of dwell
ings were moved front their fouuda
tion and many were carried a con
siderable distance, while other were
tilted akev on their foundation.
Doze ni of umallrr (wildings, many of
them containing live Hock, were
wrpt away and demolished and their
A cement dam at I.anKwald's pond
was the first to break. The released
water rukhed down a valley for half
a mile, entering Robert's pond. Here
the rush of water tore out the wooden
dam and a hiuli wave spread out' into
a residential district, reaching a depth
of seven fett in orae place.
Panic reigned among residents as
they were' awakened by the roar of
the rushing water. Many hurried out
in an effort to escape, but were torced
to flee to upper stones.
Ex-Texas State Clerk to Pen.
Austin, Tex., July 17. Lon D.
Morgan, former chief clerk in the
state treasurer's . office, was found
guilty of misapplication of state funds
and sentenced to two years' impris
onment by a jury here today.
Boy, 14, Youngest to Face .
Charge of Burglary Here
'mejlpf .matio, yet
tangy and zestful de
velop the natural fla
vors of all foods they
touch. This is due to
the choice materials
used, the skill and care
in preparation, the long
aging in wood. Four
kinds in bottles filled
and sealed by Heinz.
Expected to Study Avia
tion With Money From
Loot Partner at
The oungei pnoncr ever to lace
a formal chame ol burglary in Oma
ha will be l.loyd Tom. H, "boy
burglar," according to l.ieut. Jack
l'tjauowtki, who aid charge would
be filed agauul the lad ycitcrday,
l ot is held pending further inves
tigation into his career which began
three or four week ago, shortly
after lie ran away from his home in
Superior, Neb., to see the world.
He had graduated from the eichth
' grade in school.
A - I -I t
n oun as lurmai cnargct nc
been filed against the youngster, he
will be turned over to juvenile court,
according to Pauowki.
Aspirei to Be Aviator.
Young Fus aspires to be a dash
ing aviator in Uncle Sam's air mail
service, he admitted.
He said he expected to attend the
aviation instruction school at Culver,
lnd., on the proceeds of a few bur
glaries in Omaha.
Detectives still have been unable
to locate Fos' partner, said to be
Joe "Fatty" Kelly. IS.
"The first automobile ftolen in
Omaha now will put them on Fatty's
trail," said the Foss youngster yes
terday. "He's fat and slow and
surely does like to ride."
.Six pairs of tilk hose were missing
from the loot recovered by detec
tives from the automobile of R. H.
Brown, 617 Lincoln boulevard, in the
rear of the city hall, 'according to
Fears Double Cross.
"Fatty" may have them, he says,
fearing his chubby partner has
double crossed him.
Foes was captured by Officers Joe
Janda and Martin Jensen at the
home of M. D. Cameron, 216 North
Detectives found toy building
blocks, a handkerchief believed to
have been used as a mask, and a
package of tobacco, all abandoned
by the baby burglars, they allege.
ross told i'szanowsWi he hid his
gun in a bed at the Cameron home
when he saw the officers and tried
to pass himself as a son of the fain
tly. He almost succeeded in nis
When told by Pszanowsw his pal
had been captured and had con
fessed, but said he didn't know where
the bot was. Foss oromntly de
clared "Fatty" was lying and led
officers to the Brown car behind the
In the car thev found a box con
taining $599 worth of loot alleged
to have been taken from the home
of Elizabeth Jones, 415 North Seven-
Foss and Kelly escaped jail in
Fremont Friday night. Foss re
ceived sever cuts on his arm that
lift a trail of blood toward Omaha.
The boys are accused of seven
burglaries in Fremont.
A close watch is beine kept on
young Foss since he asked if a steel
plate is between the bricks in the
jail wall. -
Police now believe ratty is
playing a lone hand, chalking up
against his -record the following
Saturday night jpbs ;
Small Foot Prints.
Loot worth $2,500 from the A.
.Liebowitz home, J 122 Myrtle street.
Straw hat and $2.50 from the By
ron Casey home, 2892 Webster
At both place small foot prints
were found by officers.
The police description of "Fatty"
Girlish in appearance. 15 years old,
5 feet and 3 inches tall, 140 pounds
weight, brown hair, dark cap, blue
shirt open at the neck, greenish pants
with two hofes in the seat, and
Both boys wear knee breeches.
Debs Urges Workers
to Strike Together
(Continued From Pace One.)
into a powerful industrial union, and
you have got to cut loose once and
for all from the rotten political par
ties of your masters. . . . Your in
terests as workers and producers are
absolutely identical and there is no
earthly reasons why those who are
employed in the same industry should
belong to different unions or to give
their votes to different political par
ties. "The struggle is entering upon its
critical stage, and whether the toiling
hosts shall emerge in triumph and es
tablish industrial and social democ
racy in the world or go down in
humiliating defeat for another histori
cal period of economic bondage de
pends entirely upon the capacity of
the workers to muster their forces
and stand together, strike together,
vote together and fight together all
srlong the line."
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For Infants and Children.
Mothers Know That
i f&i Mineral
V For Over
Woman Held by Jury
for Hammer Murder
(Continued From Page One.)
she had been told her husband was
going around with a girl named Al
berta, and she believed the story be
cause her husband had been neglect
"I want to go and speak to her
about it," Mrs. Phillips said, accord
ing to Mrs. Caffee, and the two
went to the apartment of Mrs. Mead
ows that evening, but found no one
home. Wednesday morning they
went to the parking stand downtown
where Mrs. Phillips said the young
widow kept her car. They missed her
and went shopping during the day,
returning late in the afternoon. It
was then they met Mrs. Meadows,
she said, it being her first and only
meeting with her.' Mrs. Phillips' re
quest that Mrs. Meadows drive her
home, acceptance, divergence from
the route near the point in the
Montecito hills, stopping on the hill
side when Mrs.. Phillips asked Mrs.
Meadows to leave the car a moment,
were recited by Mrs. Caffee.
"She asked Alberta if Mr. Phillips
did not give her the tires for her
automobile and a wrist watch," Mrs.
Caffee testified. "Mrs. Meadows de
nied this and clara (Mrs. Phillips)
said: 'He certainly did' and with
that struck her with the hammer.
Starts to Run.
"Alberta started to run and Clara
chased her for half a block and
brought her back by the arm. I
thought they had made up, but when
they came to the car she hit her
again and the blood spurted out and
It was at this point that Mrs. Caf
fee broke down.
She resumed a few minutes later,
saying she stepped between the two
women and "Clara told me to get
out of the way."
"The blood made me sick and I
went down the road," she testified.
"I looked back and saw Clara strike
her one blow while Alberta was on
She testified that a few minutes
later the car reached her and Mrs.
Phillips was driving alone.
"She looked furious and said 'don't
you dare tell about this. You are
in this as much as I'."
Mrs. Phillips drove downtown and
left her, she said.
FOR BRAIN FAG.
Take Hereford's Aeid Phosphate.
Gives prompt relief to tired nerves, brain
and headache, following mental atratn
or overwork. Adv.
Doors First Time
Union Official Tells Omaha
i That Workers
"Out Jut as Strong"
The ma meeting of striking rail
way ihopment was held at Labor
temple behind cloed and, guarded
doors yesterday morning, for the
first time since the walkout 17 days
Speakers Mere G. F. Mounts of
Kansas City, general vice president
of the Carmen's union, and C. C. Car
son, boilermaker, of Sioux City. Car
son told the men he had made an in
spection trip throughout the east,
including ooints on the Pennsylvania
and Baltimore & Uhio, and that the
men were "out just as strong, if not
stronger, than m the west.
No Difficulty Anticipated.
If. E. Dickinson, general superin
tendent of Northwestern railroad
lines west, said yesterday he had
received no reports of clerks and
freight handlers Quitting work on the
Northwestern yesterday morning. A
Strike of stationary firemen and oilers
would not alter the situation, be
cause they have bfen drifting out
ever since the shopmen struck, he
C. L. Gray, chief clerk to the gen
eral manager of Burlington lines
west, said the Burlington has a con
tract with clerks and freight handlers
until next February 1, and that no
difficulty with them is anticipated,
The reported order for firemen and
oilers to walk out yesterday morning
means nothing to the Burlington,
where large numbers of them al
ready have auit. according to Mr.
Gray, who added that this class of
men was easy to replace.
Women Await Decision.
Old men are not returning to work
in any large numbers, Mr. Gray ad
The women's auxiliary, formed
Sunday to aid the striking shopmen,
was awaiting a teaerat court decision
on picketing before starting to serve
drinks and lunches to the pickets,
according to H. E. Gates, local strike
Efforts Are Resumed
to End Railway Strike
(Continued From Face One.)
but railway executives declared that
the defections had been more than
made up by the numbers of shop
men who returned to work on the
last day allowed them on many
roads to protect their seniority
Meanwhile strike disturbances con
tinued to spread, the forces of fed
eral marshals protecting the move
ment of the mails and. interstate
traffic was increased and more fed
eral injunctions against picketing
At Bloomington, 111., a number of
shots were fired, damaging the home
of a nonunion rail worker. In Iowa
passengers, train and wrecking
crews were driven away- from a
wrecked train by strike sympathizers
in an effort to prevent the clearing
of the tracks.
Officials Mark Time.
Washington, July 17. Occupied
almost exclusively with endeavors to
bring about a resumption of work in
ficislt of the government marked
time in the railroad strike situation.
Indications were that the sui'!n!oii
of activity with respect to the rail
road trouble was deliberate and for
the purpose of giving full attention
to the roal strike.
F.mphanii was placed by most of
ficials, however, on the statement
that events within the next few days
will nccosurily govern the govern
ment's policy, and hope was ex
pressed that it would not be neces
sary to take any drastic action.
Everything pointed to deliberation
and raretul consideration prior to
any decision, and for proof the gov
eminent' action with respect to the
Missouri, Kansas & Texas railroad
was pointed to,
Await Final Report.
Officials in the case of that rail
road, which presents unusual features,
in that it is in the hands of a receiver
appointed by a federal court, ttill
awaited the final report of the in
spector general of the Eighth corps
area, who on instructions from Maj
Gen. Hines, the corps area com
mander, went to Denison. Tex., where
disorders have occured, tomake an in
vestigation. The inspector general,
Col. Lincoln, in a telegram to the
War department, sair Gov. Neff of
Texas, had announced there would
be a few hours delaw before he an
nounced what steps would be taken
by the state to preserve order,
Co-operation by the state of Penn
sylvama in any step the federal gov
ernment might take in either the rail
or the coal strike was promised by
Governor Sproul and Attorney Gen
eral Alter, of that state in confer
ences with President Harding and
Some reports of interference with
movement of the mails continued to
come in during the day, but the situa
tion in that respect, with the excep
tion 'of an isolated case in Lovilia,
la., where striking coal miners and
their sympathizers prevented the
clearing of a wreck on the Burlington
tracks, showed an improvement.
Harding Takes Steps
to Reopen Coal Mines
(Continued From Fare One.)
workers and government protection.
I hey will oner the reduced wage
scale which they put into effect on
Attitude of Operators.
The attitude of the operators to
wards the president's settlement pro
posal was set forth in the following
We. have given most careful and
thorough consideration to the pro
posal submitted by you on July 10,
supplemented by your, statement of
July 15, and we are not only in en
tire accord with your plan to es
tablish a general tribunal to inquire
into all the facts in our industry and
make recommendations for the solu
tion of our fundamental problem, but
we urge that such a plan be put
into effect by you.
"We also wish to remind you that
we have already proposed the broad
winciole of arbitration in our pre
vious conferences with the officers of
the administration and with the rep
resentatives of the miners. We stilt
stand on those broad principles and
are in entire accord with you in that
Answer by Districts.
"We did have in mind discussing
with vou certain recommendations
as to the machinery to- make anarbi
tration plan effective and to accom
plish the result which the country
and you yourself desire.
"In view of the contingencies that
confront us, and the carrying condi
tions in the different coal producing
districts of the country, our confer
ence has decided to answer your pro-
the coal fields, administrative of-lposal by districts rather than as a
Your Opjwrtunity This Week
All Must Go!
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in distinctive etyles and all kinds of wanted materials
PRICED FOB QUICK CLEARANCE IN TWO BIO
$I and 5i
One Extra Special Lot
of WHITE KID or CLOTH A
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broken lines of high quality C
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whole, md e attach hereto itste
menu of the petition lakrii by the
cvrral dtrict rrpirciiie4 mi the
conference of PpfMior. enible4
at your request in Watliiiigioii.
"All of the operator of your con
frrence unite in supporting the prin
ciple of arbitration and collective
t argaiuiitg and your high motive in
calling u loaether.
"And, finally they say to ou and
to the American people that each and
every one of them stand ready in
this criii to put hit property and hi
on kcrvirct at your dipoal and
command at any instance."
Pennsylvania Pledges Aid.
Karlicr in the day Governor
Sproul, Senator Pepper, I'enmyU
vania. and Secretary of the Treasury
Mellon conferred with the president.
They assured the president that
they were prepared to back him to
the limit in any move he might make
to bring 'an end to the strike in
Pennsylvania. All of the powers of
the state, fiovernor Sproul atturred
the president, would he placed at the
disposal of the federal government.
It was noted in this connection
that the western Pennsylvania
operators were opposed to accep
tance of the president's proposal that
they are desirous of a showdown
with the miners.
The districts which wanted to ac
cept the president's proposal were
Illinois, Iowa and small parts of
Ohio, those in davor of rejection
were Indiana, central and western
Tennsvlvania and most of Ohio.
President Lewis of the United
Mine Workers declined to comment
on President Harding's statement to
Seven Killed in Battle
at West Virginia Mine
Continued Tmm Fact One.)
they could see the men assembling.
Most of the guards placed them
selves in the tipple house, whilt the
sheriff and two deputies went in the
direction of the company houses.
At S the men were heard to shout.
"Come on. boys, lets kill these
scabs." With that the entire body
of men proceeded toward the tipple
and the first shots were fired.
Advancing in overwhelming num
bers, the miners forced the guards
to take shelter in a nearby house,
firing as they retreated. As the men
reached the tipple they were seen to
pour oil on it and set it afire.
Two Miners Killed.
Two guards who remained sta
tioned in the tipple house kept up
a terrific fire and the miners tore off
the roof of the enclosed incline in
an effort to get at these men. At
that time Deputy Sheriff Irvin
Mozingo started up the hill. During
an exchange of shots Mozineo was
shot through the mouth. Two miners
were later found dead at the spot
where Moiinga lu l been dimi "g
Three times the imu iluifd l"
tipple, being suctrnfut in their third
attempt. It now u broad daylight
and alter the tipple had been fired,
the miners seemed satisfied and be.
gan retreating, stopping long enough
to pick up such uounded as came
under their observation,
Guards later dynamited the tipple
in order to prevent its destruction by
hre. My this method they saved
most of it.
A soon at the main battle had
subtided, guards began searching the
hills (or wounded and dead, but
snipers opened fire from all Points.
i forcing the men under cover. A
additional deputies reached the
scene, however, the dead were !
rated and the wounded brought tj
FullWton, Neb., to Petition
for Sunday Mail Service
Fullerton, Neb., July 17. (Spe
cial.) Petitions are being circulated
here to have the postoffice depart
ment deliver the mail to Fullerton
on Sunday. Until July I the mail was
delivered from Clark. Neb., to this
place by Mar route, but the depart
ment advertised for bids again (or
another year and then rejected all
Mllaw4 riwa !"( Am )
ill study td ihe Pildc, and more would
be better." I
' A report of the rommittee on Bible
study and education nude by
Kev. Taut (i. 1'iokopy.
Many Activities Planned.
. Today i to be (till of convention
activities. The nioiiiing session will
begin at 8.45 in the Auditorium with
devotional eertie. Addresses will
be made by Henrv VV. llort of Rock
Island, III., on "The Need of the
Hour: Consecrated Lay Worker."
Kev. J. llaentxhel of Madison. VYii.
wit speak on "The tSudent' Walther
This afternoon will be devoted to
sertional conferences in the Central
High school auditorium and else
where. The auditorium will be cleared
of chair during the afternoon lnd
i set in order for one of the biggest
banipieis ever held m it. Two thou
sand are expected to be sealed at the
tables when the banquet begins at
The Bee Want Ads are best busi
ROBERT S. HUTCHINSON
ALBIOX, BOONE CO., NEBR.
Republican Candidate For
Born and Reared in Boone County
Farmer and Stock Raiser,
and Land Owner.
County Treasurer of Boone County
since January 1917.
4TANDS FOR EFFICIENCY AND RIGID
ECONOMY IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS.
We have had a carnival of hich spand--.
Fallinf prices raqulrsa lower ex
penses and corresponding' lower taxation,
consistent with efficient administration of
Public affairs. Expenditure of Public
funds should demand full value of service.
Take a Hint From Me
and Put Gash's Woven
Names on Your List
Theyre the best thing I know of to
mark' your clothing with. You may
have your name woven in red, navy,
' heliotrope, light blue or black. 3 dozen
for $1.50, 6 dozen for $2.00 and 12
dozen for $3.00. r
Single and double initials in packages
of 3 dozen, 10c and 20c a package.
When you go away to school you sure
need a lot of them.
Bone hairpins, 25c a
Snap tape in black and
white, 25c a yard.
Nonrustable hooks and
eyes, 25c a box.
Different kinds of
Black and white snaps
or hooks and eyes, 5c
and 10c a card.
Get your hair nets by
the dozen. The Sonia
make in all shades of
cap and fringe styles
is 50c a dozen for the
single mesh and 65c a
dozen for the double
Notion Section Main Floor
If 8 Good If Sunderland Sells It
We have a limited stock of the following high-grade Domestic Coal
and Coke from which we are in position to make prompt deliveries:
Genuine Pennsylvania Hard Coal
Spadra Arkansas Anthracite
Blue Flame Arkansas Semi
Anthracite Petroleum Carbon' (Coke)
Economy Genuine Franklin
Ez Lite Montgomery County,
Rock Springs Colorado
Cherokee Nut Kansas District
Miners strike, which has been in effect since April 1st, together with
the railroad situation, makes it impossible for us to tell when we will
be able to secure additional supply
Rftmomrifir ra'n or now eU te tn" '"' Sunderland stores all coal for home use un
IXClUClllDcr der roof on concrete floors. Sunderland's coal is dry, clean and well screened
A Coal for Every Need A Yard Convenient to Your Home
This is Sunderland's fortieth year serving
the Omaha public with high-grade fuel.
SuroderlaiiMD LSros. Co.
General Office, Entire 3d Floor, Sunderland Bldf .,
15th and Harney. Phone AT 2700
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