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The Omaha Sunday Bee
VOL. 52 NO. 25.
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OMAHA, SUNDAY MORNING, DKCEM1SEK 3, 1322.
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Progressives of Congress Out
line Program Plan to
Perfect Direct Pri
Want Prisoners Liberated
Uy AKTIII It SKAKS IIKNMNG.
Omali Ilea I,mt4 Wire.
Washington, Iec, 2. -Liberal of
both houses of congress, In conference,
v.tth pro gtcsidves irf varying shades of
political opinion from all parts of tin"
country, mapped out tho course of ac
tion tiny will follow In trying to
translate their Interpretation of the
I'cooit fk-c t Inn results Into legislation.
The outstanding concrete results of
Ihu conference was the Inauguration
of a movement for widespread expan
sion and perfection of the direct pri
mary system as a means of currying
out thr conference slogan "Drive spe
cial privilege out of control of the gov
ernment and restore it to the people,"
The program onlls for afenomlnatiou
f t presidential cnndiduli af by a direct
vote of the people, wllMBnt the Inter
vention of any convention: for uni
form primary laws in nil the states;
for the enactment of absent voters
lr.ws by all legislatures which meet
llils winter; for a drastic federal cor
rupt practices net and for the abol
ishment of the electoral college.
Dfinam General Amnesty.
The conference, by unanimous vote,
Adopted a reHolutlon offered by Mrs.
Abby Scott liuker, suffrage lender,
culling upon President Harding to de
clare at onco a general amnesty for
political prisoners now held in the
ft deral peni t en t in rips.
No attempt was made to formulate
a definite, legislative program. This
task was delegated to a committee
on resolutions which will present a
detailed reported of the conference
uiiiis at a later date.
The conference unanimously adopt
ed a report presented by the resolu
tions committee which stated that
"your commit tee," realizing the im
possibility of reporting in a slngio day
a leg'tdntive and economic program,
suggests that the chair appoint a
nonpartisan eommltte for the pur
pose of bringing about the co-opera-lion
of progressives throughout the
country to aid in the advance of
liberal laws and general reconstruc
tion based upon a program which
your committee on resolutions ehall
draft and report at a future meet
ing at Washington to be called by the
The nonpartisan advisory commit
tee, It was announced, would consist
of Senator ISorah, republican, Idaho;
.Senator I.ndd, republican. North
U.ikota; Senator Ashurst, democrat,
Arizona; Senator Sheppard, democrat,
Texas; Kepresentative Woodruff, re
publican, Michigan: Representative
Beck, republican, AVisconsin; Kepre
sentative Collins, democrat, Mississ
ippi, and Kepresentative Logan, demo
crat. South Carolina. The resolutions
committee is headed by Frederic C.
Senator Jjo. Follette. Wisconsin,
who, as head of the people's legisla
tive service, called the conference,
presided over today's session. The
proceedings were marked by harmony
and a concert of purpose which up
set predictions that friction would
promptly develop among the progres
sives in shaping their plans. At the
very outset of the conference the
delegates declared their purpose to
work for progressive measures with
out attempting to organize a third
I nlerniypr Attacks DmiKlietly.
The speechm;ikins program which
ti ok up most of the day was feu
mrd by a bitter ntttick on Attorney
General Paugherly by Samuel Cnter
nyer, prominent New York lawyer
who called tint attorney general "u
cheap publicum," and demanded a
thorough Investigation of the Pcpart-
tnent of Justice.
fe.-r.tn of the Tie.ouiy M-llon i
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iu tii n.iniia or lieiue-i-rii'imc r rear, i
i pirl hem. Win-iism Mr Krfar ;
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Is Timed to
Announcement of Secretary Hoover That President
Will Run for Second Term Regarded as Proceed
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Washington, Dec. 2. (Special Tele
gram.) President Harding's hat Is In
the presidential ring, according to the
interpretation placed here today upon
the Interview given st Palo Alto, Cal.,
by Herbert Hoover, secretary of com
merce. Kepubllcan leaders who have
had their llghlnlng rods In position
had their vision distorted when they
saw the Harding sombrero go hurtling
Into the arena.
When Mr. Hoover said the repuh
licun presidential candidate in 1924
"obviously will be Warren O. Hard
ing," It Is assumed tho commerce sec
retary spoke with the approval and
knowledge of the president. Cabinet
officers do not make statements like
this casually. The announcement Is
staged in California, whero Hiram
Johnson, according to last reports,
still has a considerable following and
Is timed to meet attacks on the ad
ministration growing out of the re
verses in the last election. They
come, too, when the president Is flirt
ing with the farm bloc and when
Senator La Follette Is running up the
liberal banner at Washington where
ho is endeavoring to make the com
bination between the agrarian and or
ganized labor groups hold together as
a national proposition.
Hoover Supplies Hint.
Up to this timo, the president has
not lisped concerning his Intentions
in 3 92-, nor have his closa advisers
let fall a hint as to his plans. Hut
with 20 months of the administration
gone into history, and with new sit
uations developing daily, the presi
dent's close friends have believed it
time some Intimation be given tho
Gang Rounded Up
in New York City
Bogus Bank of England Notes
Calling for 100,000 Pounds
Sterling Found in Pos
session of Prisoner.
New York, Pec. I. Secret service
agents today arrested John PopovJch
of Los Angeles, who, they said, car
ried a bag containing counterfeit
English bank notes calling for 100,
OOd. Ho was lield for arraignment
Arrested In I.os Angeles after banks
had exchanged 6,000 of counterfeit
notes, Popovich was released because
of lack of evidence.
Later when the counterfeiting plant
was found an order for Popovlch's
rearrest was issued.
Gang Broken I p.
Washington. Dec. 2. Officials of
the United States secret service de
clared they had succeeded in round
ing up another important gang of
counterfeiters in the arrest in New
York of John Popovich of Los
Tho arrest is the third in the case
and tho three men In custody are
said by secret service agents to have
been involved in the production of
counterfeit bank notes of Kngland.
The other men arrested in connection
with the case are Oscar A. Simon of
Ixis Angeles and Ivan davadonovlc.
Cliiet Muran of the secret service
declared that when Popovich was ar
rested, secret service agents found in
his possession and in his hotel room,
Hunk of England notes totaling more
Hum 430.noi.i. They had previously
recovered In Los Angeles snd Han
Francisco Kngllsh notes equivalent to
almot the tame amount. The money
found in New York Included 800 130
n()tes and 53i 1"0 notes
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coutUeifrll ii''t-s when h was r
n.ltd reietiti in Ia Angeles whir.
ihIi.IuU bei utulersloo.1. be bad been
cmneeted with bnttk. The nots
wr of i:-o 'id ItJ'J di-m.tiilim-ti..ii.
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public relative to what Wuiren !.
Harding hits In mind. Mr. Hcover has
supplied the necessary hint. It Is
broad enough so that thusu who
want to run may rend.
Mr. Hoover's announcement is
taken to indicate tho appeal which
the president expects to make to the
public for a second term.
"Moreover, by that time (102-1)," Mr.
Hoover says, "the public will be
highly appreciative of the sanity end
progressive character of the policies
that will have brought this country
through the reconstruction period."
Had Troubled Moments.
The president. It Is understood, has
hud many troubled moments during
tiio gruelling period of his first two
years of office. It Is no wonder ho
has thought t times it would be
well to let someone else carry the
ball for the next half.
But apparently, he has made, up
his mind to go through without an
other contest and tnke whatever the
country has to give him. His close
friends point out that it is natural
there should bo a reaction against the
administration now, as tho president
has been acting in the eupaclty of a
surgeon, performing it painful but
necessary operation. No one, they
say, feels an abiding affection for tho
man wielding the knife, but once tho
operation is over and the patient re
covers, gratitude supplants the petu
lance of the moment.
At any rate, notice has been served
on candidates ror tne presiuentiai
Job, that Warren G. Harding does not
propose to vacate the White House
and if any ono wants to take pos
session of the residence in 1924, they
will havo to evict him.
Large Class of New
Citizens to Learn
Meaning of Flag
Program to Impress Signifi
cance of Citizenship to Be
Given in Auditorium
An impressive program has been
announced by 8. It. Elson, secretary
of the Omaha Council of Americaniza
tion, for a public mass meeting to be
held next Friday night in the Audi
torium, whore a large class of new
citizens will be impressed with the
significance of citizenship.
The meeting will bo under the au
thority of the district court and the
federal naturalization bureau, the
program and management being un
der the supervision of the Omaha
Council of Americanization, of which
Mayor J. C. Dahlman Is president.
The interior of tho Auditorium will
be decorated for the occasion with
American flags and also the flags of
20 nations represented in the class of
new citizens. On the program will be
the American Legion band, Hoffmann
quartet, Charles Gardner as leader of
community singing, spectacular fea
tures by 200 Hoy Scouts, and "The
Melting Pot," by 40 school children
In native costumes of various nations.
Tho floor management will be in
charge of a group of women repre
senting 20 organizations. It is re
quested by tho management that all
true-spirited Americans show their in
terest and sympathy In this civic, and
patriotic event by attending.
Complaint of Howard
Lincoln, Iec. I. The Union Pacific
railroad company will not le required
nt this lime to relieve, delay to pas
sengers in making train connections
at a railroad crosnlng south of Nor
folk, where tUn Union Pacific and the
Chicago, Northwestern roads ciiiss,
nccorililig to Jk deilsioii t'Hlay ly the
tat railroad itiimlslon, dminis'lng
the c;ie lirought t-y Ud ir Itnwiinl
Mr, li'j oii,p.i.i;r. tlilt Nolth
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Legislation Now Dead
Washington, Pec. 2, (Uy A. P.)
Success crowned the filibuster of sen
ato democrats against the Iyer antl
lynching bill today when republican
senators In party caucus voted to
abandon the tnensuro complete?.
The republican majority acted after
the democrats, by what Is generally
conceded to have been one of the most
efficiently conduct filibusters In tho
history of the senate, had prevented
tho transaction , of any business for
the fourth consecutive legislative day.
Tho ' obstructionist tactics of the
democrats, moreover, were threaten
ing more than a thousand presiden
tial nominations which, if uncon
firmed by, Monday noon, when the
special session ends, must be aguin
Action Left to ('uncus,
Tho republican caucus was preceded
by a conference attended by Senator
Lodge of Massachusetts, the repub
lican leader; Curtis of Kunsas, the re
publican whip, and Senator Short ridge
of California, In churge of the Dyer
bill. Senator Shortrldge, who had
been unmovable throughout the fili
buster, was understood to havo agreed
at this conference to allow the fate
of the bill to bn decided by a majority
The ciuestion of abandoning the
measure, which was passed by the
house last season, was debated It) tha
caucus for two hours, it is undr
stood, a small minority holding out
for continuation of the fight. . The
final decision, however, was to direct
Senator Lodgo to inform the demo
cratic leaders that the bill would be
pushed no further either at tho spe
cial session or at the regular session
convening Monday. This means the
death off the legislation, which the
democrats havo attacked as "a force
bill" and as unconstitutional.
To Con (inn Nominations.
The. decision, republican leaders
said After tho caucus, will permit
confirmation of a large number of the
pending nominations at a session of
the senate convening at 10 Monday,
two hours In advance of tho meeting
of congress in regular session, Among
those nominations is that of Pierce
Rutler of Minnesota, to be associate
Justice of the supreme court.
Majority and minority leaders alike
were agreed tonight that the filibuster
thus brought to an end by the re
publican caucus decision will take a
place as one of the most notable In
senate history. It has differed from
previous filibusters in that it Involved
no long speeches, democrats having
utilized the usual routine action of
approving the Journal.
Take Advantage of Rules.
Under senate rules no business can
be transacted until the Journal or
minutes of tho previous session have
been approved and the democrats
took advantage of this rule, refusing
approval of amendments, demanding
quorum calls and requesting the
ayes and nays on every question
Leaders on both sides were agreed
that the filibuster had the additional
effect of directing attention to senate
rules' under which a minority by well
directed moves may block any legis
lation and which Senator Cummins,
Iowa, the president pro tempore, Fri
day described as belonging to "an
Club to Discuss Project
of Cutting Avenue Through
Cutting of St. Mary avenue through
west from Twenty seventh street will
b one of th projects that will be
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WHERE TO FISD
THE BIG FEATURES OF
THE SUSDAY 11EE
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Wistful Eyes to
Free Shoe Fund
Only Deserving Boys and Girls
Among Destitute Families
Are Given Shoes
The Clui'ha Bee Free Shoe fund
supplies pood, warm shoes to the
small children of the most destitute
families in Omaha.
Each case is carefully investigated
beforo the order for tho shoes is
Kiven. Investieatiun is made bv the
child's school teacher. This costs the
fund nothing. In fact, nobody gets a
cent of "rakeoff" out of this fund.
Every cent given goes to buy shoes
for the most needy and deserving
The need is very great. There, arc
so many children turning wistful eyes
to this fund. It is their only hope for
the shoes they need ro budly.
Hem Is tho call to you.
"Inasmuch as you have done it unto
one of the least of these "
Your gift will be acknowledged In
this column and jour money will be
quickly at work putting shoes on tho
feet of some poor little boy or girl.
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I Tribute to Mann
Official Wanhington Attends
Funeral Services for Vet
eran House Leader.
Washington, Dec. 2. Funeral ser
vices, simple, as he would have liked
them, were held in tho hall of the
house today for James R. Mann, who
for upwards of 25 years had exerted
there his groat Influence as a leader.
The president, vice president, the
cabinet, the supreme court, the diplo
matic corps, men representing the
heads of the army and navy, the sen
ate and house and a host of friends,
high and humble, joined in paying a
tribute such as is paid to few men
nowadays in public life.
Tonight the body of the house vet
eran and warrior of many a legisla
tive batlc, was on its way home to
Chicago for burial, under escort of a
congressional delegation composed of
his colleagues from Illinois and friends
closest to him in his work.
The only women at the ceremony,
aside from thoso in the gallery, wero
the widow and his faithful secretary.
Mrs. Florence lnnelly, who had
stood with him through tho better part
of his fighting days In the house.
There was no eulogy by his col
leagues merely a sermon In which
his service was briefly recalled by
the Hev. James K. Freeman, rector
of tho Church of the Hplphsny.
Retention of Osborne
T.iilculn, f , 2 i l.il V-Names
Icf 1.1 demociHtli' county clerks and 11
' demoi iittic county eoia appeared
on n 'tlt!oii preselitrd to tloveriinr-fi.-t
Clmrlea W, liryitn urging reap
' poiiitliu nt of W. II Hatmriie, a'.ita tat
I C'-mniN-ioiier. The it;tli ti alwi con-
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Silk Hat Bandit
Robs Mail Pouch
at Maryville. Mo.
Night Operator at Wabash
Station Is Held Up and
$75 Taken From Com
pany Strong Box.
Wealing a silk hat but otherwise
thabblly dressed, a bandit last night
crawled through a rear window of the
Wabash railroad station nt Maryville,
Mo and robbed W. IS. Williams, night
operator, of $75 in cash. The robber
was armed ami marched the operator
in front of him around the room ns ho
systematically searched the various
drawers for money.
Before entering the station, the "silk
hat" bandit (dashed open the sacks of
mail being held for Waliash train No.
14. The amount of loot obtained from
the mail sacks has not been deter
mined. Shenandoah (In.) pojice, notified by
wire of the robbery, searched a pas
senger train from Maryville and ar
rested a suspect. The nan had paid
cash fare, when he got on the train nt
Maryville, according to the conductor,
and was plentifully supplied with sil
ver of small denominations, similar to
the money taken from the Wabash
The suspect was taken to Council
PlufTs for exiiininHtloii by federal of
Knocked Out bv Golf Ball
Washington, 2 Itepreaenta-
tlva l.or.kwotth, rfpubllcsn. Ohio.
w4 hit on the head by a golf ball
on thn links of the I hrxy Chan Golf
club herai but It waa mi, I by phval-i
clans trott hl Injury waa not serltma. j
lis was able a abort lima after the !
filled to (ro to his office t he '
Me. Lir.Burth sa ur.neil
moiiiaiiiatily ar t illd m friiah the
Ii a.irh. Iwliig i.iken to Ms bonis l r I
Hpr.'ritsm froth in,' I, a in ,.f Mna -
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Vt hrn Mr lairgiti itti H ii"i,, It
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Hundred. Fearing Counter
Revolution, Fleeing City on
Foot in Attempt to Reach
Plot to Kill Venizelos
Athens, pec. 2 Tim Creek fumy
In western Thnico litis mutinied. No
moro dlsi Ipllrio is possible, It Is re
ported. Humors my that M. Venl
Zelos will soon return here and will
attempt lo form a new cabinet, with
the intention of arresting tho move
ment for a counter revolution.
Fearing u bloody counter revolution,
the population hern Is panic stricken
and endeavoring to reach a zone of
safety. Hundreds, unable to find
railway accommodation, Hre lenvlug
the city by vehicle or on foot.
Plot lo Kill Venlclos Humored.
Lausanne, Ie;. U, A warning that
three Macedonians wero en route to
nssiiHsJnnte M. Venizelos, represent
ing tlreece at the near east confer
ence, has been received by tho author
ities here and tho Swiss police wero
I tipped off to guard tho deb-gats.
The Hide flags fluttering on the
automobiles of conference delegates
designating the nationality of the oc
cupants havo been ordered removed
so that tho assassins will not be ablo
to recognize Venizelos' machine by
tho flroek colors. A suite of rooms
at a different hotel has been reserved
for M. Venizelos under a false name,
although his official residence remains
at the Alexandria hotel.
Reports of Revolution
in West Thrace Confirmed
Sofia, Pec. 2. (By A. P.) The inln
jster of the interior confirmed before
parliament the information received
here regarding an Insurrectionary
movement against Greece In western
Thrace and refuting the accusations
that Bulgaria Inspired the movement.
The minister was informed by the
prefect of KirdkJall on the Greek fron
tier, that near the village of Sliarine,
in western Thrace, there had been an
oncounter between Greok troops and
bands of the Inhabitant. The Greeks
were reported to hav been beaten
but this could not be confirmed.
fieveral hundred refugees, both
Turks and Bulgarians, fearing re
prisals, have reached Bulgarian terri
tory, creating great difficulty in the
vay of food supplies In the poor
French Leave Brusa.
Constantinople, Dec. 2. (By A. P.
Despite assurances from Angora that
the Interests of the French colony
would be safeguarded, most of the
colony left Krustv. Twenty members.
Including merchants, silk growers,
priests and two Catholic nuns whose
convent recently was attacked, ar
rived in Constantinople today. The
French consulate at Brusa remains
Tho Armenians here are In a state
bordering upon terror as a result of
the publicity campaign against them
by the Turks. Nothing since the
Kcmalists threatened to take Con
stantinople by force has caused more
widespread despair and foar among
the Armenian population than the re
cent publication by the official gov
ernment news agency of the discovery
of an allegrd Armcnlnn plot to fo
ment a revolution and assassinate tht
Kemallst officials. It is declared by
allied observers and the Armenians
themselves that tho Kemalists are
preparing the ground for wholesale
arrests and persecutions.
Chief of Smuggling
Band Slain in Fight
Pin Ai'Mnio, Tex., fiec. I. Mar
tin ido Vllbire.il. thief t-f the oldest
nnd most feared bund of smnsglera on
tho Ten-is Mi-jii'.in Nidcr. was killed
and l'-trt of lis crew c.iptuied In at
ruun.iig gun I t. tit on the Mexlcin i.
near Nut vo liri-ilo Friday mulit, ae
ciTilii g tn a iliio.it. h ti Consul tien
er d I fi-lque 1. Pulse In F;m Al.tonlil.
I eitiot !:i ci vei.il pi uva, Vlllnre il,
I i;-t l fon be tiled, told Mexican
. river viianls t-d ciiaturi a orfti rra that
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