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THE OMAHA PEE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8. 1922.
Mine Death Blast
Toll Set at 63;
i50 Bodies Founc
32 Injured Miner Takrn Out
Alive from Spauglcr, P.
, Coal Shaft U 2 in
itinKl"r, I'M., Nov. 7 Hy A. P.)
'I'll Ir I additional bodies were
takrn from the nilnn of th Hellly
CiMtl mii!iiiiy here bringing ths to-
tHl ii ri recovered, to 63. All are In
the temporary morgue. Thirteen
miii bodies were In the mine, res
cuers nail, ami 12 Injured were In I ha
miners hoiial. 'An explosion '
tcrd.iy entombed the men.
M in! rescue experts aald they had
explored inl hut two of the headings
ml dii) not expect to And auy mors
SO lloillca ICccovcrrd.
Spongier, 1'n., Nn. 7. (Ity A. P.
Tin- tsidli a of DO miners who lost their
lives In the Kellly mine axjilualan
here yiBiiwilny lay In the rlty morgue
emly today. Thirteen mora were In
p.'ght In the mine, rescue workeis
.i!d, and 32 Injured were In the min
I-cuders of rescuers summarized the
situation nt Unit hour
Men In mine whn explosion oc
cm i ! not more than 112.
Isodirs recovered, 60,
liodles li 'rat I'd In mini", 13.
Injured In hospital, 32.
Totiil accounted for, 8J.
There wis nt til some uncertainly
ns to the iiiiiiiIht of men who went
to work yesterday, but It wna pointed
out t liii t If (he totul wna 112, ae om
authorities believed, tha missing 17
miners would probably he found in
tho ulK'lith heading, where tha water
had risen ao rapidly that exploration
this morning hud been Impoaalbla,
Kven If tl)PH men hud gone Into the
mine, It wna asserted, they had prob
H thiit proved true, the leadera
said the number of dead would
Kfforts. wits being made to repair
the pumps, damaged by the explosion,
whllo a force of workers waa cutting
a pnss.iKo nwny throUKh tho coal be
twi'i'n tha eighth and ninth headings.
"With thla work completed, they
hoped to reach the last of the un
explored -galleries by noon today.
"On thu cot of honor'' at tha hos
pital rests a youth of 22. ills name
la Abe i'iuIk. J fin coolness waved
at least a dozen lives.
"There Isn't much to tell," said
Crslg. "We went down at 7 and
entered heading No. 10 on tha left.
A few inlnutea later there was a
crash. I told the boys that meant
cave-in and we had better vet out.
Then there waa a rush of gas.
Luckily our door waa open, or the
explosion would have knocked it
down. I rlammed It and about 25 of
ua waited to see what would happen.
Could See ISodic.
"Outside there were yells and one
, of our gang shouted to tell them there
was fresh air in our place. I opened
the door nd three or four men stag
gered in. The boys rushed out and
dragged in others. We revived them.
"Then I looked out again. All I
could see waa bodies. The after-damp
wna rolling through the heading. I
Jumped inside and closed tha door.
There waa nothing to do but wait for
"From 7:30 until about 2 wa stayed
In the chamber. Older men were get
ting faint. Young fellows were hold
ins out pretty well. Nobody had very
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Home of the boys were
"Finally the afterdamp worked Us
way around and under the door,
There waa only one thing to do.
told them we would have to make
run for It. We opened the door and
ran down the heading. It wna
tough dash, stumbling over bodies
We began to choke. Home of the hoys
fell, but those of us who had any fight
lift kept on,
"We ran Into fallen rock between
the seventh and ninth headings. That
probably was where the explosion
Three tlmee Craig atopped his story,
each time a silent form was brought
n on a stretcher. Physicians said
Craig and' nil others In the hospital
would recover. A number, it waa add
ed, owed their-lives to prompt treat
ment given by reacue parties under
Nanhvlllo, Tenn-, Nov. 7, Early
and scattering reports from all sec
tion of the state indicate the election
of Austin Peay, democratic guberna
torial nominee, by a larger majority
than inside flgurea at democratic
headiiiartera at first indicated.
In east Tenneaaee, I'eay has re
versed a republican majority of 400 In
Bulllvan county and turned it Into a
democratic majority of 1,000!
In Davidson county I'eay's gains
over the Roberts 1920 vote were al
most 40 per cent in the country pre.
clncts with the city wards still to re.
port. Twenty-five out of 40 country
precincts give Peay 1,058; Taylor, 462.
In Maurice county Peay has a
lead of 985 already with three towns
yet to report. His majority there will
reach, 1,500 It Is extlmated.
Charleston, W. Va., Nov.7. Mathew
M. Neely, democrat, candidate oppos
ing Senator Howard Sutherland for
re-election ,held a slight lead on first
returns covering 175 precincts out of
2,095 in the state. The figures: Nee
ly, 18,535; Sutherland, 17,441. Re
publicans seeking re-election to the
house of representativea held email
leads In four of the six congressional
Jackson, Miss., Nov. 7. The entire
democratic congressional ticket ewopt
Mississippi, Hubert D. Stephens was
overwhelmingly elected to succeed
John Sharp Williams, retired. Tho
house delegation of eight democrats
will Include two new faces, Jeff Bushy
and T. Webber Wilson.
Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 7. Tho
democratic state ticket, headed by W.
W. Brandon for governor, waa elect
ed in its entirety, although republi
can strength in some sections was re
ported the heaviest ever recorded.
Atlanta. Ga., Nov. 7. The demo
cratic state ticket headed by Clifford
M. Walker for governor carried Geor
gia by the usual overwhelming ma
jority. A light vote was cast owing
to rainy wtather.
Something New for Omaha!
that there ia absolutely no mechanical effect noticeable.
When you close your eye and listen to the Celco re
producinf Instrument you can imagine the great master
pianist seated at the key before you.
Trade in your present plaer piano as a substantial
part payment. Once you aeo and har the I'elco you
will no longer be satUtied ith any other. These are
the ftrt to be shown In Omaha and oar recital exhibl
lion room are cpen from f:30 a. m. to 6 p, n.
Yeni Are Cordially Invited to Hear Them
SfcofaSffleelkr Piano ft
Attpmiits Conversation Willi
Unknown Woman on Train
York, Pa , Nov. 7. That it Is not
liquet for a man to speak to an un
known womnn in arain hna Just been
fmnmlly declared by tha magistrates
of this city.
Full Roberta of Ntiwcaatle had din
ner in the smoking portion of a buffet
and afterwards went Into a nonsmok
ing carrliiKc, where Miss Montagllo
of Whitley Hay was sitting.
Ife attempted to open tip a conver
sation with her, hut resenting this,
she complained to the conductor, who
asked Roberts to go bark to the smok
ing section. Ttut later In the Journey,
Roberts tuadu a second attempt to
make the woman's acquaintance and
he wa arrested.
"I have done nothing unbecoming
to a gentlemnn," he derlured before
the court. "In tho book of etlijuet
of 1 022 I ran prove that a gentleman
can upp roach a woman and speak to
Hut, despite the book of eti'iuet,
Roberts was heavily fluid.
Control of Congress
((oiilluu4 rtnm Pse One.)
defeated before the balloting began.
He was leading William Cabell Bruce,
the democratic candidate, In the early
The republican monagers were
claiming the election of Albert J.
Rcveridga in Indiana on the basis of
unofficial reports of the vote In the
rural districts hut hs ldemocratlo op
ponent, former Governor Ralston, was
given a slight lead In the early re
turns. These figures, however, were
from precincts in Indianapolis in
which, the democrats were expected to
make tholr best showing.
In the face of a republican bolt
organized by the conservative ele
ments of the party, Htnlth W. Urook
hurt, republican, wus, elected senator
In Iowa by a tremendous plurality
over Clyde L. Herring, democrat. The
congressional districts were carried
overwhelmingly by the republicans.
ISrookhart was opposed by tho re
publican bolters as a radical. They
endeavored to divide the republican
party in the Interest of Xhe election
of Herring, but, apparently, only a
comparatively small proportion of the
party followed them into the demo
Henator Henry Cabot Ivodge, re
publican lender of the senate, was re
elected in Massachusetts by an enor
mous plurality over Col. William A.
Gaston, democrat. The vote given the
senator constitutes a tribute of appre
ciation by his state which well may
aland as the crowning triumph of his
long career In the public aervlce 36
years in congress, 30 of them In the
Reed and Pepper Iad.
There was a sensational falling off
of the republican vote In Pennsylvania
but Senators Reed and Pepper, ap
pointed to the Penrose and Knox va
cancies, were leading their dcmocratlo
opponents by an apparently safe dis
tance In the latest returns. The Penn-
ylvanla delegation In the house will
be republican by a large majority, al
though the democrats captured a num
ber of districts considered normally
Wisconsin handed Senator LaFol-
Ictte another term of office on a silver
platter. Tho democratic party was
blotted out officially, having failed to
poll enough votes in Its own primary
to get on tho election ticket. Mrs.
Jessie Jack Hooper, the democratic
nominee for senator, was compelled
to run as an independent.
On the Pacific coast the republicans
had things pretty much their own
way. Senator Polndexter won re
election In Washington easily, while
Senator Hiram Johnson rolled up a
large plurulity in California, desplto
considerable republican disaffection In
the southern part of the state.
In Nevada Senator nttman, anB in
Arizona Senator Ashurst, both demo
crats, were returned for another term
by pluralities that appear to be safe,
according to the party fragmentary
In the democratic "solid south" the
balloting wiped out practically all of
the gains In house seats made by the
republicans In the Harding landslide.
A notable feature of that landslide
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Bay State Statesman
Returned to Senate
two years ago was the appearance of
Tennessee In th republican column
It wa the first time that the electoral
vote of any state in the solid south
ad been given to the O. O. P. since
reconstruction days. President Hard
ing entertained hopes that this was an
augury of th passing of the unbroken
domination of th south by tha dem
Manchester, N. If., Nov, 7. Re
turn from 20 election precincts out
of 294 In New Hampshire give for
W. II. fioodrow (R), t,t:t.
r. H. Brown (D), 2,025.
The same precincts in 1020 gave A
O. Rrown (It), 4,030; C, E. Tllton (D),
Montpeller, Vt., Nov- 7. Returns
from 73 towns and cities out of 247
In the state give; 1'or governor! Proc
tor, republican, 9,180; Jackson, dem
For senator: Greene, republican,
3,830; Mayo, democrat, 2,840.
Sioux Fslls, S. 1)., Nov. 7. Scatter
ing returns from 97 prsclnct over
South Dakota show for governor:
McMaster (It), 1,271.
Crill (I)), 430,
New Orleans, La., Nov, 7. Louis
iana returned to congress Its present
delegation of eight democrats. Th
seats were not contested.
For Colds, (irlp nr influi-nu
nit ( Praotnllra. Uka LaiitWa nROMO
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"Health in Food"
Sets of Twins
Students' am Faculty in Con
stant Doubt on to Identity
of All Pain.
Miiui, O., Nov. 7 Three continu
ous perplexities confront students and
faculty of Ohio Northern university
at Ada, It miles esat of IJma. They
ate: Three sots of twins, all students
at the Institution at Ada, Kuch pair
Is as like as two peas In s 7od, It ia
Acting, dressing, looking and talk
Ing alike, students and faculty mem
bars nllk have been In S constant
state of doubt as to the Identity of
each of the various sets of twins.
These twins are: Missis Annabel!
and Avanelle William of Dolu, who
are studying to become teachers; Rob
ert and Russell Nichols, Mansfield,
law students, and Ktmer and Pelmer
Morris, IUevlew, studying pharmacy,
Llttl Rock, Ark., Nov, 7.Hy A.
P.r Bcattered returns early tonight
Indicated possibly on of th slight
est votes In th history of th state.
Ideal weather conditions throughout
th state caused many to believe that
th vote In three district In which
wer contests, would b In excess of
previous expectation on this ac
In ths Third district, wer no can
didate wer certified to oppose John
N. Tillman, democratic nominee, the
voters apparently wer writing In th
r.sme of J. Frank Csrleton, repub
lican, and A. Rude, Independent, on
th ticket, this, according to advices
here, Is legal In Arksnsas.
Philadelphia, Nov. 7. Returns from
91 districts out of (.021 In Pennsyl
vanla give Glfford Plnchot for gov
ernor, 7,417, and John A. Mcgparran
For United State senator 29 dis
trict glv Pavld A. Reed, republican
2,(60; Hameul E. Schultz, democrat,
The sain number of districts gave
George Wharton Pepper, 2,679 for the
other seat In th United States senate
and Fred 13. Kerr 1,225.
Denver, Nov, 7. Guy H. Hardy,
republican present congressman from
the Third Colorado district, had 210
votes to 174 for his democratic op
ponent, Chester B. Horn, on returns
from 2 of th 446 preclnclts in th dis
Helena, Mont., Nov. -7. Fourteen
preclnclts In Montana give for sen
ator, B. K. Wheeler (W, 1,688; Carl
. T1 , ...
W. Rlddick (R), 1,343
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Ciiicugo Suicide Va
Gratluute of IS'cliraika
Lincoln, Nov. 7. (Hpec.al Miss
Ma Matheny, who committed suicide
In Chicago Monday by Jumping Into
the lake, was a well known member of
the student body ut the University of
Nebraska a few years ago. Hlie grad
uated in 1911 with an A, It, degree.
Mrs. V, I), Iiuvls, with whom she
made her home while In Lincoln, wild
that she was d.ffldent and timid, but
never showed signs of brooding over
th family sorrows. Idir mother kill
ed herself IS years ago, and her father
died not long afterwards because of
grief, A recent visit to the old horn
at llubbell is supposed to have made
her morbid. A sister, Mrs. Isnao
Clark, also a gradual of th univer
sity, lives on a farm near Ilublwll.
November Fur Sale
A Few of the Special Values
Jap Mink Coats
40-inch. Dark, full skins,
4iJ'nch; reverse border;
Near Seal Coats
42-inch; Squirrel or
Skunk collar and cuffs.
Make Christmas selec
tion while our stock of
delightful novelties is
Lend a real distinction
to one'a contume and
no womlcr, fur their
soft, fine kill ami care,
fully fashiont'd seam
outclass any slove
made In thU country,
Among those from
Franc e, Trefoil.
nuke are the lrt.
The one and two-clasp
ststcs are $2.73 and
f4 a pair.
The iranil't gaunt
lets for $6 50 a pair.
A! twrlc and u
trnduttoit Ivrtsf r for
17 and $S a pair,
Learn Election Laws
Lincoln, Nov, 7 tHpeclal Home
of tha university student had It all
f unic. I from a piiuanl of th voting
by mail law that they could wait
until tiftur the newspaper had said
who was tln-iid and then send In
ihi-ir Imll-.iia, They l-aaed this on ths
fact (lint Ihii law nowhere regulr In
iii'i-iflu terms that tho voting must
ho don Ufor or on eloi tiim day,
arid n-iiulrrs only that th ballot tie
received by the ranvaslnsj lsnrd oil
the third diiv after the flection, when
Its Work teKlns.
I.uwm.1 who liMikrd Into the matter
said that the young men had over
looked a little piovlao to the effect
IhilC (he general elect Inn laws govern
where othirwlni th matter is not
covered, and this will not permit a
vote to be counted where It Is found
f have) been mailed after th date of
Oilier Join Mi's Mm Swiney
in Prison lunger Strike
liibllii, Nov. 7,-The nther womi-n
arrested on the sum day us ,Mss
Mary MacHwInoy Joined In her hun
ger strike at Mount Joy prison. Miss
MacHwInev was brought back weak
after her exercise today and requested
that she might be permitted to see
!r. Kathleen Lynn, but th applica
tion was refused.
A meeting of protest waa held here
tonlKht and Mrs. Maud Conns line
Hrldg called upon th audience to
denounce the "crowning Infamy of Ih
attempt to murder thu alster of
National Democrats Win
Overwjielmingly in Poland
Vienna, Nov, 7, 'J'h Polish elec
tions Hunday resulted In an over
whelming victory for th national
democrats, rendering th reelection
of Marshal Pilsudskl as president
doubtful, sccordlng to an Exchange
Hudson Seal Coats
Fine quality; Skunk col
lar and cuffs; 36-inch.
Mole Coat Wrap
45-inch; Mandarin sleeve
and chin collar.
Siberian Squirrel Coat
Wrappy sleeves in full,
clear skins; 45-inch.
It will be interesting to
know that we have a
for both street and
dress wear. It is shown
in patent and dull kid
with cut work nt the
sides, and two strnps,
a turn sole nnd cov
ered military heel.
Alno satin pumps in
plain or beaded mod
els in one or two-strap
styles w 1 1 h i-'panifh
Fine quality Cotton Union Suit $1,75 to $3.00
Cotton nnd Wool Union Suits $2.25 to $3.50
Silk ami Wool Union Suit., $3.50 to $8.25
Cotton VU and VimU, t ach $1.00
Silk and Wool Vst nnd Pant, $2 and $2.50
Childrvn' Silk and Wool V U
tirul .'int., from $1.25 to $2.00
I'nru Carmtnt I fluarantttd ta Ch e
Rail Body Is Unable
to Get Potato Cars
Lincoln, Nov. 7. (Special V-Ths
aiHt railway commission has so far
bean unable to sveur much relief for
th western Nebraska potato grow
era, who have been bombarding It with
telegraphic reijuosts for car. It finds
that an average of about 40 per cent
of th refrigerator cars owned hy th
Nebraska railroads sis on eastern
lines, rausht bv the preference given
coal shipments, and are not being re
turned very rapidly. The remainder
are in iish In carrying the regular
shipments on the various lines, known
as trap service.
The roads can furnish a few box
cars, in which lieu Una- apparatus can
be fixed up, but the grower must pay
a man to so along and keep the fire
going. With the present price f a
tallies, that expense means consider
able. A number of recent protest!
have ci.ini from hanks, and It is sup
posed that they are getting anxlnur
about thu loans they hav made tr
urowers ii ml which' the latter cannol
miv nff until they have marketed
Piiting Contractors Ark
Kailway Switching Hate
Lincoln, Nov, 7. (Hneclal.) Tb
National Construction company fl
On i ii I j a has filed a formal 'complaint
with tha stale railway commission
MKalnst ihe ChlcsKO, Minneapolis It
Omaha railroad, and asks that body
to say what Is a ressonahl rat fur
th switching of cars to Industry
tracks. The complaint say that It
has a lumber of paving contracts
In and about Florence, rfiud for the
fiiirptise of facllliiting Its work has
located u plant nlong the linn of the
railroad. It avers, however, that th
company refuses to switch sny cars
to Its tracks. The rare for switching
cars, established by the company, la
6,26 each) for delivering from connec
ting lines to th Industry track.
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The Men' Shop an
nounces the arrival of
many tuw gift things.
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