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Tim OMAHA PEE: SATURDAY. lMh.MtiMC r.r.
for Railroad Split
Ha Wrl.al Tiff With San
Francisco ItfrMilativ at
fearing for Continuance
iixhliieti'ti, J I rprif n(a
tK California tmiln''' rnn "in
tin wet toiliiy tu pimnt argument lio
fore the IritTitnle oiiiiih i ce mm
rnlHMkiii In upiMirt of tlm houtlifrit
I'drlWe rn lrHr!'H niillrntlnti to r'
tiilti control nf tho tntr:il 1"hM1)
yttn, whii h II him twcii cihIitimI by
the iiir-in ruuit to Miniiiih. Km
I'l'iyr of tli mini iiIho with heard,
faking tlyp romriilmilun t maintain
th vr-nt nifiKT until It work mil
c-i n'.liiliitii)M plmiH fr riiilroail k ' n-
llxrliiiiiKm liciufcti KVIIi Munn,
"leaking for tlm Kin Kriinclwo
I'hnmhiT of ComiiiPive, ami II. A.
Cniiiilrvlt. (outiNil fur tlii I'nlnn l'n
ride, wtilrh In urging (nforci-iri'Mit of
the Mppuriitlnn onliT, rriiltM when
Mr. Munn 1"'lind tlm tnin)nirtnton
net of l!t20 authorized ontl!innn, nf
thn un.fVd opi'Nitlnn of th roadH.
.Mr. Hnindrott fXir'XHl the opinion
tliHt thlH whn 11 "rather trve render
Inn" of thi luw mi'! lie rli m.i lolcd to
know when the Chamhpr of Com
inerre "tirgnu rallying tlm bimlriPM
IntereM of Ciillfornlii around the
Southern I'm-illr ntandanl."
Siiyn 1'iilillr Kt.ioiuliii(t,
There wan no rallying, Mr. Munn
iiloriod. tint there wan a "delightful"
nihonff of jihl;e opinion to the Idea
of maintaining the two ynterri8 In
J. .J. Htadley, triftlc manager ol
t li Mwhuriig and Mantifiirturere
HMHoeliitlon nt Hiicramento: Frank M.
Illll, for ri Krenno trnlllc association:
F. P. fliegnon, for J.on Angete Job
hers, and Dalian II. flray, for Cull
fornl.i rnlKin grower, were other wit
rexMcM. and contended separation
would mean Impaired trannpnrtatlon
mrvlrn nnd prulmbl InereiMed trim
portatlori coKtH for the territory.
U. Jj. Stanford. general chairman of
thn Southern I'aillli" ystem for the
lirntliui'bood of Irficomollve Knglneem,
ilcilared ihe separation propowil waH
n nipnacn to the necurlty in employ
ment and mniurity of train nervlce
nniplnyra all over tho unllH'd ayateni.
llo wan promptly iiientloried by Kilgnr
IJ. f'lark, former chairman of the In
teratatft CoinmeroB commlaalnn, who
Ik appearing at the hearing in behalf
of the I'nlnn raelflo. Knglmers and
other trainmen, enpeclally those old
in aervii-o, would find thmimdves per
hapa out of work and certainly
obliged to undertake Ipbs deairnhle
dutlea houll the ayntemn be separat
ed, Mr, Kanfnrd contended.
Would Trgnxfer Men.
"lan't it probable that no matter
under what aiiBplees tho Ontrul Pa
rlllc Is operated arter aeparatlon," Mr.
Clark demanded, "that tho older men
will bo continued in aeivice if they
Mr. Hanford said he doubted that
aurh would be 'the case, adding that
with the railroads operating together,
men who wanted work when tnilllc
declined In one section could be trans
fei rd to placei where btialnewa was
better, but that thlB would not be
.fcuKlbto tin a smaller joud.
"Yyu-have heard tho management
'wi'neHsei of the Southern Pacitlo tes
tify, that one of the disadvantage of
the system would be the increased
mtmlM-r of trains that would have to
be operated," Mr. Clark continued.
"How w;ould that reduce opportunity
Mr. Hanford Insisted that, notwith
standing any men outlook, employes
would suffer it the roads were separated.
Expenditures of State
Kxceetl Receipts by $178,000
Lincoln. Dec. . State expenditures
exceeded the receipts by nearly $178.
000 in November, according to the
financial balance tdieet issued today.
The total receipts were $Siil,910 and
the disbursements were $1 ,03!).6Sfi.
The total cash balance in all funds
fell to 13.129.104. of this amount
S2.01S.818 is credited to the capitol
fund ami $410,702 tu the temporary
school fund, lieneral fund accounts
are reported as deficient to the ex
tent of $742, 39.
ISth and Capitol Avenue.
In the Heart of Iown Town,
7:30 Eveninf Service 7s30
A Cordial Welcome Await You.
We're going to start a
sale that will make you feel o darn
good that when you've dressed all up
in your new suit or overcoat you'll be
willing to take your mother-in-law in
your arms and hug her good . . .
even if you haven't done it for the last
f!riin ,fr tvryo. . . . Gel 'em
kiU thVt Kot. SU lUrti WJn.
day. VUk it K ucwtkif.
WILCOX & ALLEN
I7tkftj Ury 3iiu
" . 9 m fiiwai
The boys of Father Flanagan'a
home on tho West Hodge road now
are living In their new building, made
possible by the extensive campaign
for funds last November.
Payment of the second Installment
(ii pledges made during this cam
paign fall due today. 1'ledges were
made payable in four Installments,
due June 1 end Jeceniber 1, in 1021!
and lt'.':i. The new building waa com
pleted with money loaned on the
1,200 Made Homeless
When Fire Sweeps Town
N'uwbern, N. C Dec. 1. Approxi
mately 1,200 persons, most of them
negroes, were made homeless, alout
200 residences, two churches, two
warehouses and several small atores
were restroyed and loss estimated at
1,000,000 was caused by fire which
swept. 20 blocks In the western sec
tion of Newbern.
Tho flames, starting In the negro
section, gained great headway lie
fore a high wind at the start, be
cause the fire department was en
gaged on the opposite side of the town
fighting a fire at the Roper Lumber
"ornpany's saw mill, where $300,000
'amage was estimated to have been
Thn wind tonight had diminished
and firemen expressed the opinion
that they bad the fire under control,
though several dwellings still were
Harding Favors End
of 12-IIour Work Day
New York. Dec. 1. President
Harding favors alxilltlon of the 12
hour day, It is revealed In a state
ment by him Issued today by the Fed
erated American Engineering Socie
ties. The statement follows:
"I rejoice to note the conclusions
of this great body of experts are
Identical with those which I 'have
reached from a purely social view
point. "It has seemed to me for a long
time that the 12 hour day and the
type of worker It produces have out
lived their usefulness and their part
In American life in the interests of
good citizenship,- of good business and
of economic stability.
"The old order must give way to a
better and wiser form of organlz
tion so that the proper family life
may be enjoyed suitably by all our
17 Die in Mexieo City Riot.
Mexico C:ty, Deo. 1. (By A. P.)
Federal troops guarded a badly bat
tered municipal building today while
the city counted the casualties of a
pitched battle between the police and
a mob which attempted to storm the
building last night.
The death list as a result of the
lighting; stood at 17, while 18 persons
are known to have been seriously in
jured and 33 slightly hurt. It wab
thought that a closer check might re
veal further casualties.
The city, after a night of great ex
citement found Its main plaza before
the muncipal build. ng, a shamble of
broken glass, timbers and stone.
The trouble, which lasted for more
than six hours, started when a crowd
marched to the city hall to protest
against the aldermen who are held re
sponsible for conditions leading to
the water famine.
Paris Drops Merchant Marine.
Paris, Dec. 1 Hy A. 1'.) France's
costly wartime governmental mer
e hant murine is soon to be disposed of
the under secretary of the merchant
marine t( Id the senate last night
prior to its ratification of a plan for
disposal of the fleet: The books will
be closed, he said, with a deficit of
1 ,000,000,000 francs.
Boys Now in New Home
I at her Hauagitii'a New Home for Hoys.
strength of these pledges, payment of
which will allow taking up of the
llecause of the absence from the
city of Father Flanagan no formal
opening has been held. The formal
opening Is planned for sometime this
month, when Father Flanagan re
turns. There are now 217 boya In tho home
and more are being received dally.
They are responding nobly to the plea
of Nebraska farmers to "Eat More
Grand Old Man of State House
Will Serve Under Fifth
Lincoln, Dec. 1. (Special.) Col. J.
II. I'resson, grand old man of Ne
braska's state house, will remain as
record clerk In the office of Governor
elect Bryan. His home is In Omaha.
Hryan took five minutes from Inter
viewing Job hunter today to an
nounce the reappointment of Col.
Col. i. II. Presson.
Treason to this position which the
colonel has held under Governors Al
drlch, Morehead, Neville and McKel
vie. Col. Fresson Is a civil war veteran
and Methodist minister. His father
also was a minister and in that ca
pacity came to Nebraska when the
colonel was 16 year old, built a log
church near Omaha where the first
regular Protestant religious services
in the state were held.
Col. Presson has done much In the
state house to take away the fear of
approaching old age from younger
generations of the male sex. 'It is
the colonel that the state house sten
ographers pat on the head as they
pass, It is the colonel who can go to
show with them with their beaux at
their sides without fear of Jealousy,
and It is the colonel, alone, in the rays
of an illuminating sun who can and
will hold the hands of trie stenogra
phers while others stand around and
wish they could. The colonel is past
S Good Dresses t
5 und Good Coats
$ "Cheap Enough," but
V not too cheap to have
Quality and style.
For Winter-Wear High Shoes
Comfort yes, and style, too dict.ttct that
high shoe will be worn thn winter. Antici
fating the uVrnand, wo hate laid n 4 real
Hvcause if thi low price we iudc, don't
prmit yourself to think the i tal.ty 1.4 any.
thing hut Ihi wry h4. Thee ho. vihiI I
ordinarily sell fir fir ni.rv tluui f t'i.
(jtahty ki'aik itself in vi-ry inch.
JC t coming hrfor the vntir tiv' il
.V. H : J htCU,
1 1 k t .
Potatoes," but aa they raised two car
loads more than they require, the
benellt will como to Nebraska farm
er front their eating these two car
loads Instead of placing them on the
market ns originally intended.
Crops raised on 'lie farm of the
home wore generally very good. There
was a shortage of fruit, however, be
cause, of the severe wind and ball
storm Inst June.
The piibllo is Invited to visit and
inspect the new homo at any time.
Burcli'ft Attorney Kales
Los Angeles, )vc. 1. Whether Ar
thur C. Hurch will be tried for a
fourth time and MrH. Madalynne C.
Obenrhuln for a third time for the
murder of J. Helton Kennedy, young
Los Angeles broker and former aweet
heart of Mrs. Obenchaln, will be de
elded "in a day or two," according
to Thomn Lee Wool wine, district at
torney. When, late Wednesday night, the
third Jury to hoar the evidence agulnst
Uurch reported itself deadlocked und
was discharged, Paul Schenck, hla
chief counsel, declared he considered
"tho disagreement the equivalent of
Dog Leads Searchers to
Body of Boy Master
Chicago, Deo. 1. A pet dog led
searchers to the body of his dead
master, Roy Holmberg, 11, son of a
realty dealer, smothered under the i
sand of his playhouse. The boy's sand
house caved In, burying Ids under six
feet of sand. I
Of all the gifts a man may
get, nothing carries more
utility than hosiery. Few
men have too many pairs.
PHOENIX quality is sure
to win his cheery Xmas
smile of pleasure. We of
fer a generous variety of
silks, silk and wool, cassl
mere and the finer cotton
lisle and the price is
Give Him Useful Gifts
Star or Manhattan Shirts,
Fashionknit Neckw ear,
Phoenix Hose, Knothe Pa
jamas, Vassar Underwear,
Dun lap or Dobbs Hats,
Lounging Robes, House
Coats, Slippers, Glove,
Mufflers, Sweaters, Um
brellas, etc., etc.
Buy Gift, for Men
in a Man's Storr
Make Tour of U. S.
Warrior Poet Considering
Plan to Lay (lauxe of Italy
iloidoiwi, lialy, I - 1, (inbrit'l
P'Annunilo l considering a tour of
tin I'niled 8intes soon to place the
cms of Italy before the American
people Just a former Premier Clem
tnceHU In presenting Fratife'g cause,
I'e has received numerous Invitations
from Italian friends and organisation
In America, and his decision largely
depends upon the success of M. I'lem
The poet, who tid scarcely been
supplanted by Premier Mussolini In
the hearts of the Italian people, re
fuses to receive reporters, but hi
friends here are 0enly discussing the
V'or muny month Big-, D'Annun
zlo has secluded himself In his ancient
chateau at this village and hn been
guarded by a company of faithful b
Klonnalres. They simply serve as
guard of honor,
He hss devoted himself to writing
throe books, all dealing with the po
litical progress of the Italian peoplo
and with a religious tinge. These
books are "For the Italy of the Ital
ians," "II Castello Delia," and "II Vlt
torlale." In these book ho gives hi
opinion of the fascistl and they are ex
pected to create a sensation when
tl.ey appear In Decemlier.
Free State to House of Lords.
London, Leo. 1, (Hy A. I'.t The
Irish constitution bill passed un
amended today through the committee
stage In the house of lords. It will
receive its third and final reading
The Mode in Coats
tor Every Occasion
December finds the wintry fashions
in wraps firmly established, which
necessarily means that the knock
about is smart for sports wear, the
dress coat and the fur-trimmed
wrap for daytime and evening
Knockabouts $29.50 to $49.50
. Dress Coats $49.50 to $79.50
FurTrimmed $79.50 to $225.00
Desirable Wool Fabrics
Reduced in Price
For Saturday's selling those attrac
tive values in broken lines of fine
coatings, skirtings and dress ma
terials. 51-inch all-wool mutiny. 9
; heavy hoather mixture, v A J O
5 1-inch plaMs ami Mripc.
KxcclL nt quality all wl $2.95
in choice hvv pattern..
5 1 inch tuivy Puirvt twill. $3.95
i;-huh ruvy Point t ill. $2.95
t'Mr.ch jiIKnumI tafft U
ist htaok iwA colors,
Pacifist Leads "His
If J 1
I',y u s iimgu turn of ilm political
wheel, James liamsay Mat Donald,
prominent paclllst and opponent of
war, has been elected us "leader of
his majesty's opposition" In tho llrl
tlsh bouse of commons. l''or the sec
ond time MacDonald, who Is u social
1st, ha been elected head of the
party, defeating John ltobert Clyne.,
food controller during the world war.
Deaf Mute Seeks Work.
John K. Tubrlck, 4010 South Thirty
fifth street, applied to local employ,
merit office yesterday, pleading for
work. He Is a deaf mute. He Is
without funds, lie says, to mipporthla
wife and baby daughter.
Chiiirse Tonji; War
Is Nipped in Hud
(rims, Aiiiniimitioii and Drills
Tukeii in Kaid on Mew
New Veil., I lei , 1 .- I (penning oil
tcports of it threatened long war,
hpeclal I'ipitty Police romiiilsMoucr
Simon and ft tlnjcm detectives raided
the Hip Ming tong beiidiuartvis In
(hinatovwi, arrested the president,
Le Vie Hong arid confiscated 15 pis
lols, 11 box of dagger and brass
Knuckles and thousands of rounds of
riimultaneoiiHly another stiud con
ducted a raid 011 a shop near the Hip
Hliig liendiuarter, which better four
I rlsouer and quantities of ib uus
Kor live weeks detectives, assuming
tho garb of tongnien, lived in Chirm
town, anticipating reprisals for the
death of Ko Low, rational president
of tho Hip Sing tong, who was shot
They noted that Le Vee Hong, state
president of the Hip Hlng tong, never
vent alone; that the door at 15 Pell
street, a foot from the famous Tong
bulletin board where tong war ten
tcred year ago, did not ex.st for
Hong, and ulthotigh It was the near
est entrance, he climbed the roofs
and en'ered his headquarter by a
secret opening; that by night furtive
group of Chinamen crambled over
the same roofs, all lowering them
selves Into the tong headquarter
Building on Increase.
ISiiiMIng operations or November
showed an Increase of more than l0
per cent over last year. The figures
November. 1922, 220 permit. $760,
378; 1921, 113 permits, 4K8,216.
$1.00 a Yard
A 34-inch washable
corduroy in fast col
ors. Twenty- five
shades from which to
make a selection.
Dress Goods Section
$1.39 a Pair
A small quantity in
black and colors.
Some silk to the top,
others with lisle tops.
Ordinarily sold for a
much higher price.
A limited supply of
white handle French
nail brushes, special
for 29c each.
An assorted line of
with white or tortoise
shell handles, 19c ea.
Hind's honey and
almond cream, 39c.
Six cakes of Creme
Oil soap for 45c.
Gifts for Men
Best Shirts for
$2 to $12
Manhattan, E a g 1 e
and Emery make in
pen nies, madras, ox
ford cloth, fibers, ilk
mixture and fun cilk
' v - i 1
; i ; u 1
i jV I j
i .v . J
l & v ' j
of I'm on Ihisineut
Card l.vtuh to .Irrvtt
of Allvfivd Jni vl Thief
New York, !. (.Through a
slip of Die pen, appearing 011 the buM
nc card with which be Introduced
himself tu a Whoeo Jeweler, Victor
Van Alien, alleged by the police to be
wanted by authorities In aeveral
WiMclil cities, WDM arrested on a
charge of giand larceny.
Apiiearlng at a local jeweler's shop.
Van Alien announced himself a
buyer and pri-si-iited a cnul Hiking to
be shown some diamonds, lint the
Jeweler noticed an exiru "s" In the
"A Hons" written on the card;
wheicaa he km w there was only mil
son In thu turn name, am) he sunt
named a detective.
Alleged by tho police to be a man
from Vancouver, It (', who ha op
erated under titlineioiis aliases. Vim
Allen was arrested, rharueil with the
theft (pf $5,000 worth of unset genu
from ft New York Jeweler I ei ember I .
Prominent Tennessee Man
Shot and Killed ly Tenant
Nashville, Tinn., Jiec. JMi.se ,M.
Wall, prominent horseman residing 10
miles northwest of franklin, Ky , was
killed at his home by Nat Munduy, Jr..
a tenant on tho Wall place, according
to repoits here.
Mr. Wall had been uy from
home and was expected back (in a
train ut 9 Wednesday night. Wall
Instructed John Tarter, another ten
Hiit, to meet Mrs. Wall's train, and
Monday also went to the station, but
Wall resented his presence there and
a heated discussion followed. Hotli
men, It Is said, reached for th'-lr pis
tols. Wall was standing at the top of
the stairway at bis home snd Munday
wos at tlm iMittom. Munduy fired. It
I said WjII was killed Instantly. Muri
A Year Round Gift
Christmas may come
just once a year, but
if one receives a
handsome bag as a
gift it will be remem
bered all the year.
Silk and duvetyn bags
in brown and beaver
colors, all silk lined,
are priced from $3.50
to $6.50 each.
Seal, calf and cobra
seal leather bags
come in brown and
black for prices that
range from $3.50 to
to $20 each.
Hand-tooled bags in
shades of brown
choose both the flat
and regular shapes.
$10 to $50 each.
Then, too, there are
the Boston bags in
sizes twelve to six
teen inches. $3.25 to
from $1 to $4
Silks in new patterns.
Hcautiful ilk knits.
of Irish Linen
1 l a I n ImnMift hd
initials, ci'lorcl bor
ders. An 'i' ptional
amty. ..v m f.'.r.o.
$3.50 to $5
"1 hi-y t:uVc a itnt ik.
s't.tbl flit and
lav trty !! aUs
eiht r in all t) !,
40c to $2.50
I !, i!k. t hmftf,
M'h at 1 I
j r f a! w ) wrll re-
Vt ) (Wot - A1- M,a I U
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