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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: FEBRUARY 24. 1018.
NEW PROBLEMS TO
FORE IN LYNCH CASE
County Clerk Says Commission
ers' Districts Should Be Re
defined Under Omaha's
New Ward System.
County Clerk Dewey, who, with
County Attorney Magney and County
Treasurer Endres, will name the suc
cessor to County Commissioner
Lynch to fill the vacancy caused by
the ouster verdict, declares the "com
missioners' districts" in Douglas
county should be re-defined to con
form to Omaha's new ward system,
before the appointment is made. "As
it is, the whole matter is in chaos
and wj don't know where we're at,"
"The law is that the vacancy must
be filled by a man living in the same
commissioner's district as the deposed
official," Dewey said. "Lynch was
elected, I believe, from the first com
missioners' district, which is defined
as embracing the First, Second Third
and Tenth wards."
NOW IN FIFTH WARD.
"But Lynch lives at 82j Forest
avenue, which, under the present ward
system, is in the Fifth ward.
"The law also says that a county
commissioner must be selected from
a district in which he resides."
"Now, what are we going to do?
The First, Second, Third and Tenth
wards embrace the east half of North
Omaha, extending from the Florence
line to Dodge street between Thirti
eth street and the river and runs
out taking in most of Dundee."
Ward Lines Obliterated.
"Are we to select Lynch's succes
sor from Dundee and North Omaha?
The territory from which Lynch was
originally elected takes in the south
east quarter of Omaha and the Tenth
ward of South Omaha. But those
ward lines are all obliterated by the
new ward system put into effect last
"The fact of the matter is that the
county board ought to have mapped
out new commissioners' districts long
before this problem came up. The
logical thing would have been to re
arrange the county voting districts at
the same time and on the same
straightforward plan as was adopted
in dividing the city into new wards.
Something will have to be done about
it sooner or later, and it ought to be !
done now." I
' (By Associated Tress.)
With the American Army in
France,' Feb. 23. Today the artillery
bombardment was st'M. more intense
on the American sector northwest of
Toul. Night and day enemy pro
jectiles are falling in towns and have
been directed at a number of strategi
cal points. The damage done has
Three American artillery men have
Our guns replied to the enemy with
three shells for one, firing accurately
on roads and enemy works. Shells
- were dropped on a party of seven
Germans repairing wire entangle
ments. Sonre were wounded and the
f T.arly this morning a small enemy
party attempted to raid our lines and
was driven off by rifle and machine
gun fire, after which artillery fire
chased them back to their lines.
A trench mortar projectile fell on
one of Our trenches today, killing
three and wounding four. Rain has
prevented aerial activity and the
trenches and dugout are flooded.
N. P. Income for Last
Year Shows Decrease
St, Paul, Minn., Feb. 23. The op
craCTiig income of the Northern Pa
cific in 1917 decreased $4,109,146.59,
according to the report made today
by Comptroller G. A. Gray to the In
terstate Commerce commission.
The 1917 income was ?7,4,034.8
and the 1916 total was $31,532,181.37.
The decrease is held due to the
greatly increased cost of operation
and maintenance resulting from war
Northern Pacific operating expenses
for 1917 totaled $53,297,861, an in
crease of $10,065,582 oyer 1916. An
increase of $1,990,568 in taxes is held
due largely to war levies.
Princess Pat is a Colonel.
Ottawa, Out., Feb. 23. Her royal
highness, Princess Patricia, has been
appointed as honorary colonel-in-chief
of the "Princess Pats," Canadian light
infantry, according to a London dis
jatch to Reuter's agency here.
Green as Uram.
"I heard you had a cow for sale." began
he lady who had Just moved out from the
ity, "and as I'm thinking of buying one
"Wall,'' Interrupted the farmer, "thar's
hat Jersey. That's one good p'lnt In her
"Oh. gracious! that would never do; I'd
letd a quart at least," exclaimed the lady.
GRAND JURY NOT
File Criminal Charges in Usual
Way, Say Attorneys Howell
and Baker; District
Judges Sears, Leslie and Estelle of
the district court were in consultation
with County Attorney Magney Friday
in regard to calling a grand jury to
investigate law violations brought to
light in the Lynch ouster trial.
The judges have no announced
County Attorney Magney said that
a grand jury should be called and that
he intends to take the matter up with
the other district judges.
"I see no necessity for calling a
grand jury to investigate matters
within the knowledge of the county
attorney," said Frank Howell, whose
examination of witnesses oi ought the
illegal acts of certain members of the
underworld to light. "All Magney has
to do, now that he has knowledge of
the facts, is to file his comnlaints and
hop to it."
CONFESS ON STAND.
"If he wants to prosecute some
body on the strength of the testimony
of our witnesses he can file his com
plaints in the usual manner," said Ben
S. Baker, who represented Sheriff
Clark in the ouster proceedings. "A
grand jury isn't necessary so far as
the county attorney is concerned. In
fact, a grand jury might thwart the
Witnesses upon whose testimony
Lynch was found guilty of miscon
duct in office frequently confessed to
violations of the Slocumb law and "8
o'clock closing" law in the course of
Lynch in Danger.
Certain acts on the part of County
Commissioner Lynch are also said to
have been of such a nature as to be
indictible by a grand jury.
Johnny Ford, Lynch's partner in
Lakeside, was the only witness who
refused to give straightforward tes
timony as to the operation of the re
sort in violation of the Slocumb law.
"I won't incriminate myse'f as some
of these other witnesses have done,"
said Ford upon the witness stand. "I
refuse to answer."
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Explanation of Ally
London, Feb. 23. The publica
tion by the Vienna official news
agency of the Polish manifesto re
flecting upon Germany has given
great offense, says the Zurich cor
respondent of Reuter's Limited.
According to the Munich Neuestte
Nachrichten, the German ambas
sador at Vienna has been instructed
to demand an explanation.
The newspaper adds that the
reading of the manifesto in the
Reichsrath gave immunity to its
publication, but that it was a piece
of gross stupidity on the part of the
official agency to publish it broad-
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UNCLE SAM NOT
TO FIX PRICE OF
WOOL IN NATION
Secretary McClure of National
Growers' Association Says He
Can Find No Indication of
By EDGAR SNYDER.
of the Omaha Bee,
1811 U Street.
Washington. Feb. 23. (Special
Telegram.) "The government will
not fix a price on wool," said Secre
tary McClure, of the National Wool
Growers' association, who came tc
Washington to investigate the situa
tion and report to members of the or
ganization. "After careful investigation I can
find no disposition among officials
here to fix a price on wool, nor any
department to admit it is even con
sidering such action," declared the
"All over the west wool growers
are appreheHsive of the government
fixing the price of wool," said Mr.
McClure, "and buyers now in our
wool growing sections are encourag
ing the belief that such action will be
taken. I am oenvinced there is not
the slightest possibility of it."
Secretary McClure might have gone
further and with greater conviction.
The real fact is that if a price were
fixed for wool, cotton would have
to be similarly treated and by no
stretch of the imagination can any
one believe that the present admini
stration would attempt to fix the price
on the south's principal product.
Postal Biii By Lobeck.
Representative Lebeck today intro
duced a bill amending the act es
tablishing postal savings depositories.
The bill provides for an increase
in the number of postal savings banks
by making every postoffice a savings
bank, thereby increasing the number
of postal savings banks to 55,418 in
stead of 7,161 as now provided in the
postal savings law. It increases the
rate of interest on deposits from 2
per cent to 3. It also provides a
fund to inform the public of the bene
fits to be derived from the postal
savings banks and just how they are
available to receive deposits from the
TThe bill also provides for an in
creased rate of interest to be paid by
the banks which will receive the
moneys for deposit from the postal
savings banks. The banks will pay
i per cent interest.
The bill also provides for an in
crease to 3Yi per cent on postal sav
ing banks bonds.
Aid to State Women.
The Nebraska Women's Washing
ton club desiring to render all possi
ble assistance to Nebraska women
workers entering the war civil serv
ice, request the girls or women who
have appointments and expect to
come to Washington, to send their
names, addresses, routes chosen and
probable date of arrival in the city
to that organization. A card ad
dressed to the president of the club.
Mrs. George Norris, senate office
building, Washington, or to the wife
of any Nebraska representative in
congress at the house office building,
will give the club the desired infor
mation and a committee will be on
hand to help in getting the new
comers iocated and to offer any other
Hitchcock to Florida.
Senator and Mrs. Hitchcock will go
to St. Augustine, Fla., for a 10 days'
rest tomorrow. Senator Hitchcock
said today he believed the railroad
controll bill would turn out to he
very satisfactory measure.
SCOTS BAG PRISONERS.
London, Feb. 23. -"A successful
raid was carried out last night by
Scottish troops in the neighborhood
of Monchy-le-Preux," says today's
war office report. "We captured a
few prisoners. Prisoners also were
brought in by our patrols east of
"The hostile artillery was active
during the night in the neighborhood I
of the Menin road and south ofi
Houtholst forest." I
FRENCH GO RAIDING. j
Paris, Feb. 23. French troops last j
night raided the German positions ,
north of the Ailette river and in the
Champagne, the war office announced
today. Prisoners and war material
were brought back by the French.
If you are one or
the other you'll pro
bably "take" orders
instead of "giving"
If your job is too small for you prove it and a bigger one
will hot foot it to meet you and yet your name to a con
tract. If your town is too small for your talent, go where there
is room for it to develop
The "big duck in a small puddle" does not hold good any
longer. In these days of submarines, airships, railroads
and automobiles, environment is no longer an excuse for
failure. If you are too stingy with your leisure hours or
money, to invest them in education if you are too lazy to
study opportunity and improve yourself every waking
hour, you are hide bound and hopeless.
I know a man, whose name modesty forbids me to men
tion, whose entire stock of worldly goods twelve years ago
consisted of a diploma, a license to practice dentistry, and
a belief in himself and the willingness of the world to
give a dollar for a dollar's worth of service.
He was not pot bound nor was he hide bound, but he was
duty-bound to make good and make use of the talents he
in common with every other human being was endowed
with. Today, surrounded by a half score of Dental Spe
cialists and force of Dental nurses and expert mechanical
dentists and gold workers, he is giving the people of sev
eral states good dependable, artistic, painless dentistry at
a big saving of time and money.
If you have any curiosity about the identity of this man,
and have a desire to save money on your dental work
without sacrificing quality one iota my office hours are
from 8:30 A. M. until 8:00 P. M., and my guarantee of
satisfaction is always open.
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423-428 Securities Bldg. 16th and Farnam Streets.
Office Hours: 8:30 A. M. to 8 P. M. Sundays, 9 to 1.
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Honey Grove, Texas, February 1:: ifl8.
W. A. Fraser, Sov. Com.,
Woodmen of the World,
I take this method of thanking you for the promptness with
which the certificate on the life of my son, Howard L. Carroll, who
was killed in a gin accident, was paid, also for the beautiful monu
ment erected at his grave.
My son was a member of Honey Grove Camp No. 44, and as soon
as proofs of his death were established, I was sent a check for the
amount due. The amount was a great help to me, and my advice to
all who have dependent ones is, to protect them with a certificate
in the best of fraternal orders, the WOODMEN OF THE WORLD.
Again thanking you, I am
MRS. M. E. CARROLL. 1 1
I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I l li I I I t I If f I I H
Still Lower Go the Prices
at Panor's Big Shoe Sale
Of the Entire Stock of the
SHOE MARKET of Sioux City, Iowa
14th Day of Our Whirlwind Shoe Sale
The Crowds Are Still Coming The Shoes Are Still Going
Sale on Men's Shoes, Boys1 Shoes, Girls' Shoes and Women's Shoes
This Is the Sale That Has Startled All Omaha If You Haven't
Already Taken Advantage of These Wonderful Values, Come
Early Tomorrow The Doors Swing Open Promptly at Nine
Come and Mingle With the Crowd.
Splendid grade calf.
Just like dad's.
Wide toes that fit.
Blueher lace style.
Also in button. This
is the shoe for wet
weather. Sizes 9 to
13. In this sale
MISSES' SCHOOL OR
Shoe Market Price, $2.50
Size up to 2. 500 pair Patent Leather
with Cloth or Dull Tops, all Dull Leath
ers or Dull Vamps with cloth tops. All
go in this great sale, for
WOMEN'S OR MEN'S
ALL FELT HOUSE
Shoe Market Price, $1.00. Allover Felt
Mouse Slippers, with felt soles, A Q
in this great sale, at tOC
When this big snow
thaws you will need
boots then, or for
Spring. Come tomor
row and get a pair. All
go in this great sale
for the one price
' BABY SHOES
Ittrulnr fl.BO Vlnc
rlr and pair and
pair of these fine Hills
shoes, In all black kid.
all dull kid and patent
with dull topa, nliri
1 to 6; now 0i aa
IT f -nW&rA
HUNDREDS OF PAIRS
Foot Holds, Storm Rubbers, Plain Rubbers,
high or low heel Rubbers; Shoo Market
price, 85c; all go in this q
sale, at OOC
Shoe Market Price,
$7 and $8
Gray BooIh, Ivory
Boots, English Walking
Shoes, Black Kid Lace
Boots, with covered
Iouls heel or leather,
Black and White Boots,
will go Monday at
FOR MEN-HIGH CLASS
Shoe Market Price, $6.50 and $7.00
Men, if you want nice street or dress shoes, or
a pair for office wear, in this lot you will find
them, in all Jealhers and all styles, (ttyl aq
They go, at tt,VO
One Big Lot Shoe Market's
$4.00 and $5.00 Values
Men's black blucher styles, button; or i
. . . i ! 1 ?.
lugh top lace styles, or new ungiisii
styles; Sioux City s bhoe
Market sale price
For little girls, misses and children. Sizes up to 2,
300 pairs. All go in this big sale. yl Q
Shoo Market price 65c; sale price TCOC
BIG BOYS' SHOES
$3.00 Values Gun metal button style, (J1! AO
good wearing shoes, go at V CJ
$3.98 m f
Shoe Market Price, $6.00
Fine, soft black leather, high, fl
inch patterns, lace styles; a classy
street or dress shoe for girls or big
girls. Go in this great
sale, for only...,
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