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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 23, 1912)
FLOOD DAMAGEB INEYITABLE
'Warmer Weather it Predicted ud
Snow WOl Kelt
.-ROADS ASTIOTATKQ TROUBLE
tw TtarmOn iwene-dew l
tawJUml fan a try, hart the ,
IttUm el W later te
Flood damage to railroad aad other
property alone the western stream la an
,tloiptad and preeauuoos ara being lakaa
'to prevent aa much destruction as pos
sibta. Clear weather prevails In lha west sad
gtionparalurta range from aero to J abova
Weather foracasta Friday tar Kebtaska
.were that waiiatl te-masretores ere essn
,tng and that they wIU poaaibiy a as-
umpanled by Tsm. Mart any tort at
ten mi aw at this Urn would have sarteoj
effect, oa account of tha larva aawaat at
snow that Maakata tha west
Local Weather Observer Walak aatlot
pate a fiaaral thaw tthla tha nasi
few day aad la aa-ajouely vattBtta' aba
Mlaaaart river. No stm at tea braaktBt
ha feeca raeordad above Omaha, although
Uw h-istruments abow tba tea la rotting.
There la a chaaos, the faraciWar says,
of extremely high water. A tba ever
tha water abad te taa aorta fallowed or
accompanied bjr sprlag rain aad lea
gorges will menses property lloag tba
river above aad below Omaha. At pres
ent, however. conditions sr inch that
definite forecast of what taa rrrar win do
Tha Ira arararee taartaaa laches la
thickness at Omaha aad two laches of
water weeds aaoa at. Taa gauge tba
Dooalaa street bftfg thia OMrnUic
corded raw of tuo-lenths of a foot.
It la s-roeeele. aecardle as the Omaha I
Waal bar buret, that taa lea will break .
and ha earned down the rrrar without
gorging aad esuslBg a rise out at tat
rtver banks. However, aotll the tea ba
ft m to break no prophesy cm be made. .
WEAPONS CAST INTO THE SEA
Pteeialtl of Death Drallasr Taola
Takes . treat Kaw fere's
With scant ' eareeaoay at least tot)
worth of guns, rifles, tivolreis aad a
trance assortment of death dealing hv
traawata, aa attaed aader tha oread defl
attioa of concealed deadly weapons, were
lakaa down New York bay March 11 oa
taa aorjee boat Patrol aad eaat lata the
sen. They aro aow resting nfljueu
feat aader water at a pobat two mi lee
directly eaat of tha Seotlaad airhtship.
Thar ware.ee dssltoysd aader aa order
signed by Police Commissioner Waldo en
March a. Tba ht tarbjded Uat rsrolrer
their vsloe crtmetea' yy the 'pofre at
tUioa: Ui slrtniss aad rifles. v-Uued
at ft,), aad 8 tacJacka, JlUT-f aKetr,
braaa kaacklea, dlrka. aaadbad, etlllettoe
aad kalraa of no atated value.
The email anna fill the aft ead of the
Patrol aad the rune aad larger Imple
ments of death were stacked alone the
rail. There were enough weapons piled
upon that few feet of deck, the captain
ranarked, to start a South American
rerolatloa. There were pistols of every
caliber aad auke. the email eat a tin?
affair with a hard rubber Dandle, which
could easily be concealed In tea palm of
the hand, and tha tartest a murderous
look ins miniature sun of rapid fire Baa-anna
type with a ton barrel of dull steel.
The levohrers. the police estimate,
raaaed ta prices from n to tJ. They
had heea taken from parsons of ovary
nation all tr. There waa the toy revolver
of French make, which had been taken
from a woman, the sawed off shot run
j left behind tr a fleeiruj Italian, aad the
readreua looaJna 'rua iruch la favor
-rith tk Teaj Sibtare cf Chlnatewa. .
frhapa tiie most interesting j 'opens
to t!-e ccHrcOen w-a-a thj t:-r which had
been discarded from the police museum.
There was a battered hardwood dub
about fourteen Inches Ion and topped
with a cap of lead upon which was a
torn aad faded label Indlcatlac that the
weapon had been --used ta tha riots of
An Instrument of silent death waa a
harmless looklat cane of yellow wood.
The pollctunaa pulled the handle out, aad
tbara flashed Into lha air a Ion-, thia
blade, trlanrular la shape aad (round
down until It had a acedia point. Thle
cane sword wsa found atlckliuj throurh
tha body of aa Italian who tu slain
on tha outskirts of tha city one spring
mornrns a few years sro.
. So ran the sordid record of crime. One
Muds-eon of flexible leather, topped by
a bell of lead, had been seised within a
year. 'It was plainly Mood marked, but
who was tts victim may never ae known.
Police rerorda are often as reticent aa
tha heads of tha department, and there
waa mock one wanted to know of braaa
kavcklea, attllettos aad other parapher
nalia of the underworld. Noticeable In
the collection waa a Japanese lons-Maded
knife In a masalvo sheath of carved Ivory.
New Torfc Times.
HEROINES OF KANSAS STORMS
riaehr cheat Teeehere Baldly Hike
fa Heese Throaah Saew
Tba real heroes of tha recent anew
blockade In Western Kansas were three
Miss Ames Fine he re teecaea the Mound
school district, southwest of Turon, Her
home Is at Pratt and she had rose there
to spend Sundsy when the bur anew came
last week aad tied up both railways aad
co airy buthwaya under deep drlfta.
The school teacher, realbsac that It
would he several days before she could
get through the drift, started out oa
foot to go to her school.
It la nearly fifteen miles from her bosjie
to tha Mound school, out the plucky girl
walked In through the drifts In an aft.
eraoou walk and factng the eoM, aort!i
Worle ara toM of two other achaol
eaehaTBWba made similar walk throurh
the drifts to get to their school. Miss
Ethel Chad sock. Rush osunty Macaer.
walked trsa her bame hi Rush canter
to la Craeas. seven s-dlaa. h. a...
aad agalaot a Mttor aohl wind.
sua Nettie AOea. mother Hash souaty
teacher, walked from bar hones, twenty
mile north east of La Cross, at that
town to get to her soboal. -The walhs-J
to Blaoa on Monday and then on to
ta Crosse Turaoajr, In Ua to a m
These plucky aehosl teaaber made
these walks an roada where tha drifts
were tea to fifteen feet dee aad agatast
hitter cold wtaas from taa aarth.-Kaa.
as City Journal.
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