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i HE SUNDAY BEE: OMAHA, AUGUST fl. 1922.
I iUl JUllMIl is
Keynote of Talk
by Legion Chief
Commander MucNitler Given
Hearty WrUorne Ly Oma
. ha; Urgfi Aid for Dia
Hanford MacXider. Rational com
manger 01 tne Amrncaii Legion, wai
accorded a hearty welcome Friday
night by mcmlirr of Douula county
p"t aid i'thir whi) attended an
om n meeting in Jlraiidci theater.
The coiiiinundrr was nu t at I'ninn
tstion by I'n,t Ccmniander Samuel
Reynolds, I'oot Adjutant Harry
Hough and Mate Commander Wil
liam Ritchie, jr. At the theater stage
he was greeted by Mayor Dahlman
Krv. l.Ioyrt Jlnuanide, l- h. Mc
Knight, John Weed. Col. J. V. Hop.
kins m the KVth division. Col. Coch.
ran of Fort Crook, I. V. Gamble,
Mr. and Mm. John Kilmartin, W,
llvrnc atid Frank 11. McConncll of
Lincoln, adjutant of the American
Legion state department.
Commander MacXider'i address
was broadcast by The Omaha Bee
rthrough the Omaha Grain Exchange
A tender bit of sentiment marked
. the meeting of the distinguished
guest and Mrs. A. II. Miclenz, 2573
rlauman avenue, both natives of Ma
son City. la.
The Douglas County Post band
entertained with, several numbers.
On the stage were attendants of the
Bellevue vocational school, with
M. Mace, jr., director.
Mr. MacNider, accompanied by his
secretary, George Harvey, left this
morning for Sioux Uty.
Patriotism was the keynote of the
address delivered by Commander
He referred to lawsTiaving been
passed in nearly every state requiring
the teaching of the constitution in the
school, that coming generation may
realize what it means to be an Ameri
' Mentions Americanization.
"Our work along this line," he
said, "includes everything from put
ting up a flag on the country school
house to fighting for proper immigra
In his reference to disabled veter
ans he said:
"Our first duty is now and always
will be to see that those buddies of
ours that came back blindp maimed,
. broken in health and body, get a
Y square deal from the country they
v fought for." . . .
Questionnaires to Be Sent ,
Out by Omaha Strikers
Questionnaires may be dispatched
to every senator and congressman in
Washington by railway shopmen
-,-ikers in Omaha inquiring as to
their, stand on the railroad strike, ac
cording to a discussion held in the
Labor temple yesterday by the strik-,
ers executive board.
"We are interested in legislation
that may be under way pertaining to
the strikers," said a member of the
One speaker stated that "floaters"
are traveling from strike center to
strike center, "touring the country'
on employment passes. :The speaker
reported he- had information of 25
strikebreakers who came here on a
Union Pacific train from the west to
go to work in Omaha and left shortly
iftcr for the east on a Rock Island
Prince of Wales' Orders
' Cigar ets From War Hero
London, Aug. 5. The prince of
Wales has ordered 5,000 mono
grammed gold cigarets from a
Cirencester tobacconist, blinded in
The prince espied the sightless
man, asked about conditions and
when told his' occupation and how
he was blinded, he decided to re
plenish his cigaret stock from him.
Unable to obtain the special brand
of finest Turkish tobacco which the
prince uses,, thp tobacconist had to
contract for an order through a
Piccadilly concern. " '"i (
Late Returns Increase
Lead of Senator McKellar
Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 5. Belated
and scattering unofficial returns from
Thursday's statewide primaries, re
ceived by the Commercial-Appeal,
only served to incwase the; over-whelming-lead
of Senator Kenneth
D. McKellar for the democratic
renomination for the senate and of
Austin Peay for the democratic
Ex-Husband Won't Leave, .
Woman Complains to Court
Though: Susie Billingsley obtained
a divorce 'from Zachariah Billingsley
two years ' ago. with" the custody of
their three children, she alleges in an
affidavit filed in district court yester
day that, he; still occupies her home
and threatens her with harm, in spite
of an injunction commanding him to
get out and keep away.
All Over Face. Red and
Festered. Burned Dread
"Several months ago my face
broke out with pimples. They were
large, red and festered, and were
scattered all over my fees. Tha pim
ples burned dreadfully at times, and
my face was disfigured in aome
"The trouble lasted about two
months. I used other remedisa but
without success. I read an adver
tisement for Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment and purchased seme, and after
using them two weeks I wss healed."
(Signed) Miea Martha Palmer, R.F.
D. 3. West Salem, Ohio, Jan. 3,1922.
For every purpose of the toilet snd
bath, Cuticura Soap, Ointment and
Talcum are wonderfully good.
Three Gold Star Babies
in- War Mothers' Contest
This trio of fatherless babes en
joyed a glorified, but pathetic distinc
tion at the War Mothers' contest at
Krug park yesterday. They are the
goia star babies daughters of
men who gave uo their lives for
their country while these wee bits
of humanity were yet unborn.
Perhaps the adulation of the
throngs today may in some way
compensate for the father's caresses
they will never know," said Mrs.
rlorence Meadows, one of the
women in charge.
Th War fntlir thimcp1vi
awarded special prizes of gold lock
ets to each of the three. Thev are
Grace Barker, 18 months old. whose
father, Fred Barker, died two months
ago of tuberculosis contracted while
nursing tubercular buddies overseas.
Grace's mother, Mrs. Carrie Barker,
only 19, is waging a single fight for
the support of her baby, by working
in a laundry. She lives at 2627
North Twenty-sixth street.
Mary Catherine Parkison. born
November 21. 1919. is the dauerhter
ot Kobcrt Mcoee rarkison, who died
at Camp Taylor. Her mother, who
lives at 1711 Sorague street, teaches
in the Omaha schools while grand
parents care for the little one.
Named for Daddy.
The third is Dolohine Anne Dra-
bek, named for her daddy, Adolphine
A. Drabck, who . died at Fort Sill.
Dolphinc was 3 on July. 10.' Her
mother, Mrs. Agnes Drabck, lives at
528 Park avenue. ' .
There were 345 babies entered in
Condition of Ex-Omahan
Shot by Bandits, Grave
Condition of 'David Harding,
shot by holdups in Kansas City Wed
nesday, reported grave, according
to Omaha relatives. "He is not yet
out of danger," they say. His broth
ers, Louis and Ben, remain at his bed
in ' Automobile Accident
York, Neb.. Aug. 5. (Special.')
Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Basart of .Vcr-
mosa, Kan., probably were fatally in
jured and their son, Ralph, suffered
a broken wrist and other injuries
when their automobile skidded ' off
the road and turned turtle near here.
Basart, who was driving, was "pin
ned under the car.
Loose dirt along the highway is
said to have caused the accident. Wit
nesses assert the car was traveling at
a high rate of speed. The famfly'was
en route to Canada for a vacation.
Modern Woodmen torHold
Big Log Rolling Contest
Modern Woodmen . and - Royal
Neighbor camps have selected Fort
Lalhoun as the place where they will
hold the annual log rolling contest
on August 19. Karl Kchm and D.
E. Guinan are in charge. An at
tendance of 10,000 is expected. Bus
line service will be available from
Florence. ' ' .. -' " .
(FunUnhrd by Omaha Auto Club.)
Lincoln Highway. East Detour near
Crescent. Roads good to Marshalltown.
Reported in rather bad shape near Cedar
Rapids. Detour east of Cedar ' Raclds on
account of road work in progress.
Lincoln Highway, West Road open to
Valley and all paved. Roads closed, north
of Valley, detour one mile west and north.
Roads fair to good to Columbus. Detour
east of Columbus is 'Just fair and-roads
reported a little muddy this morning due
to rain during night. Central City, Grand
Island and west reported good. .
O. L. S. Highway Roads fair to good.
Detour at Ashland not In good shape and
wo would advise the King of Trails to
Union, from Union the O street road to
Lincoln. This route, is In good shape:
Prom Lincoln west Highway Is reported
good. . ... .
Highland Cutoff Roads good. .
S. Y. A. Road Road closed to Seward.
Detour from Lincoln -to -Mflford Turn then
north. Road reported good..
Cornhusker HtKhway Koad work north
of Fremont. Otherwise roads good.
Meridian Highway Roada good. A lit
tle rough through northern section of Ne
Omaha.Topeka Highway Roada . fair to-
good to the state line.
Omaha-Tulsa Highway Road rood to
Topeka, . .
King or Trails. 'North Roads - good
clear through to Sioux City.
King of Trails. South Good to Hia
watha, fair to good to Atchison, detour
Atchison to Leavenworth not in very good
Qeorga Washington Highway Road
work in progress from 30th street north.
Detour to Blair over High Road. - Roads
gooa witn exception of a few stretches o
Black Hills Trail Roads good to Nor
folk. Bridge at Elk City out. detour via
Arlington; In good shape. "
River to River Road Road atlll closed
Detour Is In fair shape. Good to Dea
Chicago-Omaha snortllne Roads good
with exception of a few rough stretches
between Omahand Dei Moines. Detour
Victor to Iowa City over L W. V. route:,
roads good. Inquire R. X. Carson. No. S
East Washington street, for Information
I. O. A. Shortline Roans gooa.
Blue Grass Road Detour Just at end of
pavement at Deaf and Dumb Institute.
Rough. Roads otherwise gooa xo corn
ing. Detour east of-Corning Just fair.
radlng between Alma ana uuumwa: no
tour via Blakesburg.
O Street Road In very good ronamon.
Closed again out of Lincoln but detour
well marked and In good condition.
Weather clear every point except Co
lumbus and Fremont. ' Indication" foT'
possibly unsettled tomorrow.
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Upoer left. Grace Barker; upper
right, Mary Catherine Parkinson;
lower right, Dolphine Anne Drabek.
the contest. Fifteen prizes were
awarded in each of three classes,
Only babes between 1 and 4 years
old, whose daddies were m the serv
ice. were entered.
District Judge Scars, Father Buck
Icy, Mrs. Blanche L. McKclvy and
Mrs. rrank lurness were the judges
Reed Expresses w
Missouri Senator Returning to
Washington at Once
Latest Returns Give
Lead of Over 5,000.
St. Louis, Aug. 5. (By A. P.)
With reports from t)8 precincts still
out at, 11:30, United States Senator
James "A. Reed had a plurality of
5,952 votes over Breckenridge Long,
his closest opponent for the democrat
ic nomination for United States sen
ator. The count stood: Reed, 192,
566; Long, 186,549.
Senator Reed gave the Associated
Press a statement expressing grati
fication A the . outcome, of Tues
day's primary. : - ,
Mr. Reed's, opponent for 'election
to the senate will be R. R. Brewster,
republican nominee and an admitted
"dry," while Reed is a known "wet."
Mr. Brewster has made the state
ment that "I am as dry as the 18th
L . . ' ' .
Reed Retains Lead
of 5,700 Over Long
St. Louis, Aug. 5. (By A. P.)
With only 81 precincts to be heard
from. United States Senator -Jarries
A. Reed had a lead over, Brecken
ridge Long of 5,700 votes in the race
for the democratic senatorial nomi
nation. Political observers declared it im
possible to overcome this lead in the
81 outstanding precincts, which are
chiefly in rural districts where the
vote is light.
Man Saved From Gallows -
Austin, Tex.," Aug.' 5. Governor
Pat M. Neff commuted the sentence
of Ernest. Vickers of Fort Worth,
sentenced to hang Saturday morning,
to life imprisonment
Pyorrhea, and its at
tendant conditions, are
Quickly and Drmantnl-
MOORE S PYORRHEA REM-J5SU
edt, obtainable at any drug store.
Bleeding, tender,' ulcerated gums
i niim-nm new onn pas pockets
1 nosj usrBTac9sotrrorrsss.sncrieckad ,
maa m clean, ooutnr eosaiuoa of to J
mania ensues. Ho Xaonsuds Raport.
vrvxKwm miw lnnraeM toreland Its .
purema price ir results are net
For Sals bjr. . ,
Sherman V McConnell Drag Co.
16th aad Deda 24th snd Faraam
let ui Hny -1B4 na
Senate Bill Aimed
at Doctored Milk
Concern Who Fill Product
With Cot oanut Oil to Make
Up Proteins Oppose
Washington, Aug. 5. (Special
Telearam.) Farmers of the country
marshaled their forces yesterday in
support of the Voght bill, which aims
to prevent tne sale 01 niieo miiK
compounds. Gray Silver of the
American Farm Bureau federation
was one of the witnesses who ap
peared before the senate subcommit
tee, headed by Senator ilcMnley ot
Illinois, which is hearing the mea
Mr. Silver said he was in favor of
the passage of the Voight bill and
said he bclived that mothers of the
country were being imposed upon
and had bejn sold filled milk in
place of genuine milk to feed their
Filled milk is a compound of
skimmed milk, finished with cocoa
nut oil and other ingredients to make
up for the deficiency of proteins
taken out in the cream.
Filled milk concerns are fighting
the measure hard and today intro
duced as a yvitness Mr. Grace ialt
Cray, professor of home economics at
the State University of Iowa, who
testified to the value of skimmed
milk compounds in home cooking.
The farm bloc is1 solidly behind the
Voight measure and slpport is given
it from other groups because of the
belief that its lower price i tempts
poor mothers to feed their babies
upon it with disastrous results.
. on Recognition of Mexico
Washington, Aug. 4. Texts of
additional opinions by the Mexican
supreme court regarding the confis
catory provisions of the Mexican con
stitution have been received by the
State department, but have not re
sulted in any immediate evidence of
a change of policy toward recognition
of the Obregon government.
In all, the department now has be
fore it five opinions by the court, the
number required by Mexican prac
tice to establish a precedent. It has
been indicated, however, that at least
some of these, which have been sent
to Washington from time to time as
their text became available in Mex
ico City, are not regarded by officials
here as adequate to protect American
Coal Contracts Placed
, in England Are Canceled
. London, Aug. 5. Many American
coal contracts placed here in the last
fortnight have been canceled by
cable, which leads to the belief that
the United States coal strike may be
settled soon. r,..t .
Advices "from Edinburgh assert
that Scottish coal masters received
cabled cancellations amounting to
many thousands ot . tons irom
America. ' ' ' '
Despite this, the price again ad
vanced 2 shillings per ton, and the
Canadian and German demand is in
creasing steadily with other conti
nental orders pouring in.
Burlington Will Build
New $18,000 Roundhouse
Construction of a new five-stall
$18,000-roundhouse to replace the one
destroyed by tire last winter was
announced Friday by officials of
the Burlington railroad who visited
the office of the city clerk in Coun
cil Bluffs to obtain a building permit.
Erick will be used in the structure.
The new roundhouse will be erect
ed at Seventeenth avenue and South'
Sixth street, lust one block south of
site of the building which burned.
The five stalls to be constructed at
this time will constitute only the
first section of, the house, which will
be completed later.
Army Aviators Mappipg Air
Routes Arrive at r orl Sill
Muskogee. Akl., Aug. 5. Lietits.
Viriril Hincs and Charles Weber,
army aviators, mapping an air route
for the air service, wcr? at rort am,
Okl., yesterday, having left here late
Thursday on their return flight to
Rockwell field, San Diego. From
Fort Sill the flyers will go to Texas
and thence to the Pacific coast, cov
erine a total distance of more than
6,000 miles. -
San Francisco. Aue. 5. The Pull
man company'' and the Atchison, To
peka & Santa tt Kauway company,
which recently were granted tem
porary restraining orders against
striking shop employes, were granted
temporary injunctions by the United
States district court. !
You Don9 1 Have to Burn
Coal in a
Howard All Cast Furnace
For" they are' so very heavy and well constructed
that you can burn fuel oil, petroleum coke, or wood with
splendid success in them. . .
Have our city heating engineer call
on you and tell you of the real merit
of the HARVARD FURNACES.
Sold and installed in Omaha and vicinity direct
from the factory.
Telephone Ralston 52.
Howard Stove & Furnace Co.
Twenty Minutes West of 24th and N St..
Brothers. Lost for Three
Days. Found in Bread Box
5i f 1 V 'iT?y t.v MSAh
Henry Prawl (left)
Search for Lawrence Prawl, 9,
and his brother, Henry, 7, who had
been missing since Wednesday,
came to a close at 8 yesterday morn
ing when they crawled from a bread
box at 2.802' Sherman avenue and
smiled up at . Herman , Rosenblatt
They had slept in the box last
night-' Wednesday night they made
a box' car their i home. Thursday
night .they were sheltered by .a
watchman at , a sewer ditch at Six
teenth and Corby streets.
Although absent from home i
hours, the lads were. not hungry.
"Those men digging the sewer at
Sixteenth and, , Corby are awful
nice," Lawrence said. "They gave
us things to eat. We had a good
time but we're glad s to go back
home, 'cause we're not mad at papa
and mamma. We just wanted to
see the world."
Not Told to Wash.
"Papa and mamma," who had been
searching frantically, even dragging
swimming holes in the Little Pappio,
received their roaming offspring
with open arms. Mrs. Prawl ob
jected, however, to the three-day
coating of dirt on each lad's faee.
Youth Is Caught When He
Returns Auto to Garage
After Richard Kingery, 16, 3809
North Twenty-ninth street, and a
friend, are said by police to have
taken a motor car at midnight, they
took it back to its garage at 4 yes
terday, intending to leave it just
as they found it. ' . .
Mrs. Frey Rash, 4005 North Thir
tieth street, owner, heard them mak
ing a noise and called Sergt. Bert
Thorpe of the police department, next
door, neighbor. He rushed out in his
pajamas and captured Kingery.
Former Qmaha' Jeweler
Dies in Los Angeles
William F. Carson, 72, who left
Omaha three years ago after resid
40 vears. died of heart dis
ease in - Los Angeles,'' August 2.
He once was a member of the firm
of Carson & Banks, Omaha jewelers.
He is survived by his widow, two
sonsWilKam and Wier, of Los An
geles, and a daughter, Mrs. J. E.
Rogers, of Omaha.
and Lawrence PrawL
"Why mamma," lisped
"Nobodv told us to wash."
The boys' father, Roy S. Prawl,
2210 South Forty-second street,
drives a truck for the Nicholas Oil
corporation. He and Mrs. Prawl were
in juvenile court with the boys this
morning, their eyes and drawn faces
showing the long anxious hours of
vigil. . c . . .
Parents Couldn't Sleep.
"I tried to go to work Thursday
morning after our boys had been
missing a day and night, but I
couldn't do it," said Mr. Prawl. "I
turned in my truck. Then we dragged
the Pappio and other water, and oh,
that was terrible, the fear of finding
the bodies of my boys. We haven t
slept a wink since they went away.
"We have two other children, a boy
and a girl. Lawrence and Henry are
good boys. They never did anything
like this before.
"Punish them? I should say not
We're so glad to get them back
we're going to get them a big dinner
The father nearly wept with joy
at seeing the boys, whom he had
mourned as dead.
Striker Must Face Trial
on Court Contempt Charge
Rex Hash of Norfolk, first. Ne
braska striker arrested for alleged
contempt of court in violating the
federal strike injunction order, was
brought before Judge Woqdrough at
noon. He pleaded not guilty and
was ordered held under $500 bond
for trial Monday, August 14.
Hash is a youth of 18 or 19. His
father accompanied him in court.
Made of thfybest steel according to government specifi
cations and purchased by us for a fraction of the cost to
make them. They will be on sale Monday at
These cots are ideal for hotels and institutions and, be
sides this, they fill an often felt need in the home where
an extra bed is occasionally needed and space is an im
portant consideration. .
They are 30 inches wide, affording ample room for sleep
ing comfort, yet not too wide to be set ud in an out of
the way corner. .When folded they are only two inches thick
and can be put away in-the clothes closet when not in use. One
of these cots, covered with chintz "or velour. will make an attrac
tive lounge for the den or living room.
Gas Cans Found
on Two Strikers
v N Held in Lincoln
Rrprthion of Rioting Will
Cauie Mobilisation of
State Troops; Governor
Lincoln, Aug. 5. Two men giv
ing their names at Coney Debus and
11. G. Heltr. striking shop workers
of llavclork, were picked tip early
this morning by a city detective,
who found in their possession sev
eral cans of gas1, such at has been
used by strike sympathizers to create
The arrest followed several
hours after liquid poison gas was
thrown into the home of Mrt. Henry
Ilelzer of Have lock. The woman
was severely burned about the arms
and face. Tolice here believe the
men arrested may have been respon
sible for the assault.
It whs Ir.vned at noon that Gov
ernor McKclvie may forego a trip
to Denver, where he is scheduled to
make an address before the republi
can state assembly, because of the
recent serious strike disorders here.
A repetition of yesterday's rioting
will, in all likelihood, be cause suf
ficient for the railing out of the
state troops, those close to the gov
ernor say. Mr. McKelvie. however,
offered no comment today when
asked as to his intentions if such an
occasion should arise.
Einstein Fears for
Life; Flees Germany
Leipsig,- Aug. 5. (By A. P.)
Prof. Albert Einstein, originator of
the theory of relativity, has fled from
Germany temporarily because he was
threatened with assassination by the
same group which caused the murder
of Dr. Walter Rathenau, the German
foreign minister, according to a letter
from Prof. Einstein canceling an en
gagement to address a meeting here.
Efforts to induce the noted scien
tist to return, in view of the govern
ment's success in coping with the
situation, are said to, have so far
Considerable comment was caused
in Geneva early this week by the ab
sence of Dr. Einstein from the meet
ing of the members of the intellectual
committee of the league of nations
to begin the work of organization.
He had been designated to represent
Germany, but did not appear.
Our Work HMiKw
a Written NV. ff
14th and Faraam Streets
1,000 U. S. Army
Theu Go Wild, Simply
Wild Over Ben Jonet,
Says Wife; Akg Decree
Chic no, Auk. 5. A Grand
Rapids, Mich., fietu Brwnmel,
who it so alluring he ouMheiki
the theik of fiction, wtt described
in a divorce bill filed here by Mrs.
Emily Stewart Jonca of Chicago
against Benjamin C. Jones, Grand
women, the divorce bill taye,
flock about him, eagerly listening
to every intonation of his voice
when he appear, in eoclety; they
end him love, notes, flowers and
candy, and beg to hold hit hand,
When he appear, on the street,
Mri. Jonet avert, strange women'
whom he ha. never met ttop their
automobile, to watch him past,
and frequently order their chauf
feur, to follow him in order that
they mty invite him for a ride.
The Grand Rapid, manufacturer,
hi. wife sayt, enjoy, the flattery of
the fair tex and boastt of his con
quests. Crops Improve
Last Half of July
Corn Making Good Progress
in Middlewest Minnesota
Washington, Aug. 5. Crops made
some improvement for the most part
in the southeastern and eastern state,
and in the southern Rocky Mountain
region and California during the
two weeks ending. July 31, according
to the United State. Department of
Agriculture's report for the last half
of July. In the take states and the
upper Mississippi valley condition,
changed but little. Heavy rains along
the Atlantic coast caused some dam
age to grain in the shock, but else
where injury from unfavorable
weather was not appreciable.
Corn is tasseling in the western
part of the corn belt and making
good progress in most of the other
regions, although rain is needed in
Minnesota.' Winter wheat is. nearly1
all threshed in Texas, Oklahoma, .
Tennessee and North Carolina, a
well as in the southern portion of
Uncle Bim, Fox Terrier, Lost
Week Is Found Near Home
"Uncle Bim" is home.
The chinless little fox terrior that
strayed from its owner, Mary Nichol
son, 5117 Chicago street, a week
ago, was found Friday not far distant
from its home.
It is believed "Uncle Bim" was
sniffing its way home when found.
Is Worth Much to You
It pistes 70a under no obligation. Is yours mtrtly
for tha asking. It is vitally important to you
that your teeth be examined at regular intervals
(every S or 4 months) and the necessary correc
tions made before they become aggravated . by
delay and therefore more complicated and costly.
Our free examination and advice, together with
estimate, will aava you much azpansa and nay
actually save you from serious . physical ills.'
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