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Txini Jocici: UMAHA, MONDAY, SUFTEMbEK 29, 1819.
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FLYER AND GIRL
DRIVEN TO SEEK
SOLITUDE IN SKY
Lieut. Peterson, Ransomed
..Yank Aviator, Finally Finds
Way to Dodge "But
. , tinskis."
Los Angeles. Sept. 28. Lieut.
' Harold G. Peterson, army aviator,
whose capture and ransoming with
Lieut. Paul H. Davis precipitated
internatir.r.al complications with
Mexico, had quite an adventure with
Menga Marti, school playmate and
lite-long friend, whom he is visit
For yesterday they went for a spin
, in his plane and, to those left stand
ing on the ground, they dropped
!'.e old world far behind.
Just Had To.
'Why?" you ask.
"To be alone, of coursr " 1
Lieutenant Petersen came all the
way out hire from the Mexican bor
der on a seven-day leave just to see
well, he could have gone home to
Minnesota. But then there's "Cali
fornia in September and you," to
quote that fine old song, and he had
never ?cen California and its won
drous cures for sore eyes and
hearts). So he came. And so did
everybody else, it seemed to him.
There was this friend and that one,
and a lot of former aviator fellows,
11 of whom pressed around wher
ever he was and whoever with and
wanted to know this and that about
how it felt to be kidnapped by Mex
ican bandits, and did he learn to like
enchiladas while he was a captive,
etc., .tc. So what time did he have
to visit, anyway?
just about tnat time something
occurred to him. Hire an aerial taxi
and go for a spin. With a three
passencier "ship" and the "chauf
feur" alone in the cockpit, he'd like
to se a :ot of guys "butting in."
And that is exactly what he did.
They know him now at the Syd
Chaplin field, where every day he
comes out for a spin. And'they also
know Miss Marti, and they tell this
one on both of them, despite the
fact that Petersen is a seasoned
"Well," said the pilot, "how'd you
like it?" -
"O o:,"breathed Miss Marti, deep
ly, "it is certainly a sensation one
shall never forget!"
"I'll say it is," said Petersen,
beaming broadly at the girl.
BRINGING UP FATHER
Sea Jiggt and MaggU in Full
Page of Colors in The Sunday Beo.
Drawn for The Bee by McManus
Copyright, 1919 International News Service
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WHERE IT OE FROM
USED CARS AND TRUCKS.
AT BARGAIN PRICES
.. STANDARD MOTOR CAR CO.
1080 Farnam St. Omaha. Neb.
For terms on it"ed cars
- VAN BRUNT'S
j-ooh for th red seal on wind shield.
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IT.SED CARS, FOKD BODIES.
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3701 SOUTH 24TH ST. SOUTH 389.
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one of them. Price right. 1819 Wirt
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gsas Farnam St.
. THE DIXIE FLTER.
W. R. NICHOLS MOTOR COMPANT.
3530 Farnam St,
. BARGAINS IN USED CARS.
McCaffrey Motor Co.
16th ft Jackson. , Ford Agents. D. 8 500.
WANTKPFO SPOT CASH. 100 USED
' CARS; q'tjsk aatlan; no delay. Auto Ex
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. 7-PASSEMJFR automobile, first class con
ditions a bargain, ii N. 28th Ave.
1 honti T J737.
UNITED AUTO PARTS CO..
EXCEPTTONAJ USED CARS.
GOOD UfcED CARS.
GUT L WITH-
Tires and Supplies.
NEW TIRES i2 PRICE
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NEW AWD USED TIRE BARGAINS.
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: Cars for Hire. .
FORDS AND LARGE CARS FOR HIRE.
Drive yourself, at very reasonsble
prlvee; no extras to pay. Nebraska
Service Cnrage, 19th and rarnatn. Doug-
las V0. l '
r.erairing and Painting.
. RADIATOR CORES INSTALLED.
Manufactured In Omaha. 24-hour serv
ice, for auto, truck and tractor. Expert
radiator and fender repairing: body
fievifs removed : new fenders made.
OMAHA AUTO RADIATOR MFG. CO.
t si Cuming St. Tyler 917.
Motorcycles and Bicycles.
HASLET DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLETs
. Bargalna In used machines. Victor H
Hoos. the motircycU man. 11th and
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Horses Live Stock Vehicles.
too SETS af war harness, made by the
Studebaker Mfs. Co. of South Bend.
s lnd.t for experimental tryout; number
one grade and will be sold at a dis
count of 30 per cent at the Mlrt-Weat
Harness ,Co.. 706 N. 16th St., Imana.
Buy on Blrdhavcn Profit Sharing Plan.
Phone Web. O. 8. Pettis, agent.
IEAM, harness and wagon. Seven-Oaks
Farm, three blocks west of Florence
FOR SALE cheap, cow. will have second
, ..calf John Molner. 4435 North Sixteenth
UPLAND hay. 930 per ton. Wagner, 801
MONEY TO LOAN.
ORGANIZED by the Business Men of
Omaha. FURNITURE, pianos and notes
as security. $40 ( mo.. H. goods, total.
PROVIDENT LOAN SECURITY.
Security Bldg. ljth A Farnam. Ty. 6.
' WATCHES, ETC.
; EAGLE LOAN OFFICE.
1301 DOUGLAS ST. .
FARMS and city loans.
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DIAMOND AND JEWELRY LOANS.
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FARCE ON STAGE;
Omaha Theaters Keep Open,
Presenting Plays in Full,
While Mob Rages Around
For the second time in its history
the Boyd theater was last night the
scene of a play, while an angry, un
reasoning mob was storming around
the court house and county jail
across the street, endeavoring to get
a victim for lynch law.
The pretty little farce that was
being enacted on the stage had no
chance alongside the greater trag
edy taking place outside. Speeches
by the actors were interrupted by
the hoarse cheering of the rioters,
and the little ripples of applause in
side the theater were lost amid the
crackling of the occasional fusil
ades outside. The competition was
unequal and unfair.
Actors Stick to Work.
Those who did stay inside must
have come away from the theater
with added admiration for the
actors, because of their seeming im
perturbability. They went right on,
playinp the roles assigned them, ap
parently indifferent to the surging
menace in the streets. Between acts
the auditorium would be nearly
empty, as the audience filed out to
get the latest rumor, and then strag
gled back to watch the progress of
Intrinsically, "She Walked in Her
Sleep," is as light as a dream and
under favorable circumstances would
be most entertaining. The possi
bilities for fun arising from the un
conscious actions of a pretty girl
who wanders around a hotel, clad
in the filmiest of robes de nuit, en
tering rooms from the outside, and
adding kleptomania to her somnam
bulism must occur to anyone. Mix
them with two jealous wives, a con
siderate mother-in-law, the per
plexed husbands, a lover, a bluster
ing father, and a blundering doctor,
and you have the thing complete. It
will be enjoyable when it can be
given without such disconcerting ac
companiment, and is recommended
as a relief from the excitement
Other Theaters Stay Open.
At the Brandeis theater Fiske
O'Hara and his splendid company, a
Ijttle farther removed from the
scene of action, had to endure much
the same sort of interruption. His
play, "Down Limerick Way," was
given in full, however, and shows
every outward and visible sign of
being worthy the attention given it.
When things have quieted down,
much oleasure will be derived from
watching this pleasing little com
edy and listening to the songs with
which Mr. O'Hara accompanies it.
The Orpheum and Gayety thea
ters, also somewhat further re
moved from the "firing line," went
through experiences very similar to
those of the others. The Orpheum
bill had the advantage of an after
noon openine. and was trreatlv en-
joyed by the matinee audiences. The
moving picture theaters had good
business for the afternoon and early
in the evening, but late attendance
was almost nothing. Each has a
good attrition. 7
Carnival of Fun at Orpheum.
This week's vaudeville program
at the Orpheum is a real carnival
of fun in high order, and Ak-Sar-Ben
visitors will find it an entertain
ment of uniform merit.
Harry Watson, jr., as 'The Young
Kid Battling Dugan," and in his
inimitable telephone scene, arouses
paroxysms of laughter. He is one
of the best laugh-provokers extant.
His burlesque boxing stunt is a
classic and his telephone conversa
tion would arouse a wooden Indian
to expressions of mirth.
Eddie Nelson and Dell Chain in
"Use Your Own Judgement" are a
pair of funny fellows whose act is
A t Neighborhood Houses
APOLLO, Sflth and Leavenworth
BRYANT WA8HBURN in "A VERY
GOOD YOUNG MAN."
LOTHROP, S4th and Lothron EU
GENE O'BRIEN in "A PERFECT
LOVER"; Arbuckls Comedy and
GRAND, 16th and Blnney NAZI-'
AIOVA In "OUT OF THE FOG."
HAMILTON, 40th and Hamilton
LEH HILL In "A GOOD LOSER";
also WILLIAM DUNCAN . In
"SMASHING BARRIERS," chap
COMFORT, 24th and Vinton MON
TAGUE LOVE In "THE HAND IN
VISIBLE" ; also CHARLIE CHAP
LIN In "THE BANK."
above the ordinary. They were re
called several times yesterday and
no doubt will go well all through
A Chinese band of 20 musicians,
under the leadership of Thomas J.
Kennedy, has merit besides being
a novelty. These young men from
San Francisco evidently have had
careful training. Their rendition of
popular and patriotic numbers
places them in the front rank of
Clarence Oliver and Georgia Olp
offer a philosophic skit, "Discon
tented," by Victor Herbert. A
pleasant vein of humor runs through
the lines which are ably interpreted
by these competent entertainers.
Sam Green and Helen Myra have
a musical act in which Mr. Green
displays ability as a violinist and
Miss Myra sings acceptably. Du-
pree and Dupree have discovered
something entirely new in the art
of cycling. Their act is a novelty
which will be enjoyed by all.
One of the genuine hits yesterday
was "Smiling" Billy Mason, accom
panied by Alice Forest who sits at
the piano. Mr. Mason has individ
uality and versatility and it is cer
tain that he was pleased with the
reception he received yesterday.
Manager "Billy" Byrne is fortunate
in having such a splendid bill for
Ak-Sar-Ben week. Topics of the
Day and Kinograms are the screen
features which are offered in ad
dition to the seven acts of supreme
South Side School Notes.
The seniors again won the Tooter con
test. At 2:30 p. m. Thursday a roaring
was heard in the halls, signifying that
they had won with 19l per cent. The
juniors isnw next with K per cent and
the sophomores next with 92 per cent.
Miss Mlnla HubbeU, instructor of type
writing; and correspondence, waa absent
several days last week because of illness.
Miss Patricia Naughttn and L. C. Smith,
two of South High's science teachers, who
were away from school last, year be
cause of their war work, are again teach
ing. Among those who took normal training
in outh High are Florence Carlson and
Helen Hotfnmn, teaching in Wyoming.
Blanche Kiha Is teaching near Gretna.
Anna Margin is teaching near La Flatte
and Elizabeth Walts la teaching west of
The debating class at South High Is the
best It has ever been. The students are
now discussing the league of nations and
will have a practice debate next week.
South High won the first place In last
year's debating work and they are ready
to do It again this year.
Tha worlfln the modern language de
partment has opened encouragingly.
Nearly 100 puptls are taking French and
Spanish. The Latin classes art unusually
large. The work in the French classes
is in Its second year, last year being the
first time that French has been included
in South High curriculum. Mr. Boswell
Is planning to organize a French club to
stimulate interest In French.
Miss Mabel Shiphord is chorus leader
again this year. There are 47 members.
15 boys and hi girls. Voices were tested
last week. Both classes will be combined
and a program will be given at tha end
of the semester.
Domestic science classes are Increasing
greatly. Hats and dresses are being made
tn tha advanced sewing classes, while can
ning and preserving is being done In the
domestic science classes. Miss Mary Book
meyer and Miss Theresa Kopleta are In
charge uX lb sewing and cooking classes.
System of England
Tied Up by Strike
London, Sept. 28. The railway
system of the whole country, with
the exception of Ireland, is at al
most a complete standstill. The
great London terminals are desert
ed, the gates closed, a .few police
'men providing a sufficient guard.
Noteworthy is the absence of any
disorder. The completing of the tie
up seems to have rendered picket
ing needless. Moreover, the strike
leaders have been constantly im
pressing the men with the import
ance of keeping order.
There were informal conferences
of the cabinet ministers and meet
ings of the executives of the Na
tional Union of Railway Men and
railway managers. The managers
are endeavoring . to run skeleton
services wherever possible, with
the special aim of meeting, as far
as possible, the needs of London's
suburbs and nearby seasides and
holiday resorts. For this purpose
a few men are still willing to work,
and volunteers from the railway
clerical staffs have been employed.
James C. Thomas, secretary of the
union declared firmly against wide
ning the issue, unless compelled to
do so, and will only call a strike in
Lorldon and ask the assistance of
the triple industrial alliance if he
finds that he is unable to fight the
railway question unaided.
London Now Boasts of
Regular Quartier Latin
London, Baron Edmond de
Rothschild has placed a house in
London at the disposal of the
Academie des Beaux arts. . It is to
be used as a hostel for artists as
well as for young people engaged
in literary and scientific work gen
erally a new miniature Quartier
latin' At this hostel young people
will be relieved at least of some of
the pressing anxieties of the art of
living and will be able to devote
themselves to work and study.
Local papers including the West
minister Gazette, suggest that some
wealthy Englishman should recipro
cate by establishing a similar idea
in Taris, "and the two ideas might
be run with common ideas and prin
As Train Waits
Oroville, Cal., Sept. 28. When a
Western Pacific train was stalled
here lour hours, the passengers
A jazz orchestra practicing nearby
invited them ovetr and they shimmied
the time away.
Want Grand Duchess.
Luxembourg, Sept. 28. The ple
biscite held Sunday resulted in a ma
jority in favor of the retention of
Grand Duchess Charlotte as ruler
and for a customs union with
Divorces Take Jump.
London During the three months
just ended there were 1,101 divorce
pettitions in London and Middle
sex, an increase of 85 per cent over
the similar period of 1918. The in
crease is mainly cases of husbands
wishing . marriages dissolved.
Wives petitions have actually fallen
Preparations Proceed Brisjcly
for Week of Amusement
Big Crowds Expected at
at Omaha Carnival.
. By EDWARD BLACK
Are we down-hearted? We'll say
we are not. For there is a solid
week of the festivities ahead, begin
ning at 1 this afternoon, when the
carnival gates will be opened again,
and closing Saturday night, when
the King's highway will be closed.
The silver anniversary of the es
tablishment of the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben
was given a flying start
last week and all signs indicate six
more days of real merriment.
Promise Clear Skies.
The weather man promises that
the skies will clear off and that
bright sunshine will bestow a bene
diction of brightness on the metro
polis during the week.
Atter a day ot rest yesterday, me
show folk who are with the Con T.
Kennedy carnival are ready to start
in again this afternoon and do their
best to entertain thousands of visi
tors who will visit the grounds dur
ing this week. There is a great
variety of entertainment features at
the King's Highway, and the gen
eral run of the shows are superior
in comparison with former enter
prises of this kind. The. Ak-Sar-Ben
management has endeavored
to furnish attractions which will win
popular approval, and the atten
dance thus far seems to be the best
evidence that their efforts have
Big Crowd Expected.
Hotels and restaurants are prepar
ing for many patrons this week, as
thousands will be attracted by the
electrical pageant which will be held
Wednesday night at 8, and the au
tomobile floral parade Thursday aft
ernoon at 2. The Ak-Sar-Ben grand
ball Friday night also will draw
many out-of-town people.
Business men are urged to deco
rate their buildings and stores.
Omahans and visitors are again re
minded that an information bureau
is maintained at 1410 Douglas street,
Moon theater, where lists of rooms
are kept. Visitors who are unable
to obtain accommodations at hotels
are invited to take advantage of
Rehearse for Parade.
Men who will ride on the floats
and on horses in the electrical pa
rade held a dress rehearsal at the
Ak-Sar-Ben Den yesterday after
noon. There is still time for owners
of private and commercial automo
biles to enter,the automobile floral
parade which will be held Thursday
Another Children's day will be
held at the carnival grounds Sat
urday afternoon, when the kiddies
will be admitted to everything at
half of the regular prices of ad
mission. Wood Will Be Guest.
The visit of Maj. Gen. Leonard
Wood, U. S. A., Friday evening for
a few hours, when he will review
the electrical pageant, will be an
event of importance of the week.
The general is a man of national
fame and at this time is being men
tioned as a presidential candidate,
although he has not committed
himself definitely on the subject.
Considerable speculation is being
indulgid in as to who will be the
new Ak-Sar-Ben king and queen,
but of course this will not be known
publicly until the coronation at the
time of the grand ball at the Den
Many Omahans are preparing to
entertain out-of-town Ak-Sar-Ben
guests during the week. , ,
Hog Operating Tabie
Invented by Kansan
Tlip chief difficulty encountered
in administering anti-cholera serum
to hogs that ot holding the animal
while the fluid 'is iniected has been
overcome, it is asserted, by an
Al ' A i
operating iaoie recenuy invented
by a Kansas veterinary surgeon.
RieiHr: lintrlinsr a fiorker in the
proper position for inoculation, the
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contrivance weigus inc npg. it con
ci'dc n( a V-shaneH trniicb. hplrl
in an inclined position by a collap-
t . ! r : ..1- - Aft I-
SIDie Slcci irdiuc; wcigns tu puunus
and can be folded and carried on
the running board of an automobile.
Steaming Coffee Sign
Pitrnni r attracted to a lunch
room in a western city by a model
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advertising aevice mveniea oy inc
Uia iia; v i -v -. r i
ened to the upper edge of the elec-
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trie Sign, wnicn cxicuus uvcr inc
,:A... r in front of the restaurant.
are a huge cup and saucer, fash
ioned of metal to resemble china
ware. From the cup steam rises
continually, giving me impression
that the vessel is filled with hot
That surplus piece of furniture
can be turned into cash by a Bee
Mob Jeers as County
Court House Is Burning
(Continued From Pace One.)
side that gave members of the
crowd entrance to the Fourth floor,
the firing was of a holiday charac
ter, the men and boys merely shoot
ing into the air to hear their guns
go off, and add to the general noise
The only danger from this shoot
ing was to the people crowding the
windows and roofs of the surround
ing buildings, a great many of the
shooters apparently not taking into
account the fact of the presence of
these people, and not always firing
directly upward in the air. From
the trail of flame following the dis
charge of larger revolvers it could
be seen that a large number or the
bullets might easily have pene
trated the upper windows of the
city hall, the Bee building, the Keen
hotel and others. Owing to the
darkness, however, it could not be
seen whether or not shots took
such effect, and no casualties were
reported among window gazers.
These actions and charteristics of
the mob appeared unprecedented in
mob affairs. There was no angered
frenzy on the part of any, but the
comparatively small number that
finally drifted together as chips
gather at the center of a whirlpool,
and formed the coterie which devel
oped the leadership that resulted in
the capture of the negro.
At any time, up to 10 o'clock, it
was the1 opinion of those familiar
with mob scenes that a company of
.200 determined men, or possibly
even 100, could have broken the
crowd up and kept it moving.
It was the fire, however, that kept
them together, and drew the num
bers that finally made it a terrify
ing mass of people.
Boys Reassure Girls.
"The sight of the boys and youths
in the crowd, disporting themselves
with cries of enjoyment, running
along the ledges of the lower win
dows, within a few feet of the
flames, gave reassurance to the
women and girls in the crowd, who
were as nonchalant as if attending
a movie picture show. Girls in the
crowd on the Farnam street lawn
only laughed when revolvers were
discharged in the air close beside
their ears by men or boys behind
A Constant Fusillade.
During the early period of the
fire, anduntil the hook and ladder
truck arrived, which provided the
means of reaching the fourth floor
on the Harney street side, the most
of the firing took place on the
Farnam street side. A fusillade was
kept up by the men and boys on
the great, broad steps of the en
trance, the firing being horizontally
above the heads of the crowd.
"There goes Townsend's ammuni
tion," yelled a voice from the crowd,
and it was followed by a roar of
laughter through the crowd.
It was aooarent that the cartridges
must have come from the gutting of
the store of Townsend & Co. in
Farnam street earlier in the evening,
as thousands of shots were fired and
private stores would have been
quickly exhausted. '
As a fire spectacle-, the destruc
tion of the building was not equal
to the burning of an ordinary
small wooden hotel structure. The
fireproof walls and interiors re
sisted the flames, and the contents
of the rooms burned with little
more than the effect of huge bon
fires. With the burning of the win
dow panes, the crash of falling
glass, and the ignition of the win
dow frames, however, there came
a festooned effect of flames creep
ing around the edges of the win
dows that would have been regard
ed as beautiful, had it not been for
the tragic aspect of the great de
struction of the county's property.
Many there were in the crowd
who expressed regret at the wanton
destruction, but this was excused,
especially by the women in the
crowds, with the statement that it
was better to lose the entire court
house than have the riegro fiend
escape. Despite the gasoline poured
on the floor, the hard wood of the
fixtures and decorations resisted the
flames, which burned slowly, the
only thrills being afforded by the
falling pieces of the window frames
which at times broke from their
fastenings to drop in flaming frag
ments to the broad ledges below.
Here they glowed, at times burst
ing into momentary flames, making
a ring of fire on the ledges almost
. e .t tj'
entirely arouno tne ouuaing.
Dove Flies Around Building.
A feature of the fire that at
tracted a great deal of attention
and comment, exciting the super
stitious fears of many in the
crowd, was the sight of a white
dove, or pigeon, which dashed out
of the black smoke pouring from
the windows, and winged its way
slowly around the building.
Flying close to the building the
white bird, easily distinguished
against the background of smoke,
flew entirely around the structure,
disappearing in a long flight upward
only when it had completed the cir
cle. Pulled Flag Up Again.
Through the entire course of the
excitement the big American flag
on the pole in the Farnam street
lawn, snapped bravely in the air.
The crowd noted it and at times gave
it a cheer.
A man with a six-foot American
I Casualties in Riot
(Contlnped From Pace One.) -
Y. MI. C. A. and later to hospital Extent of injuries un
knoivn. James Baides, mail clerk at Union station, Estabrook
apartment No. 4 on Cass street between Sixteentr and
Seveaiteenth streets. In St. Josephs hospital. Shot in
leg. . Not serious.
Fred Christenson, Benson, internally injured and
bruised about arms and body.
Clifford Weston, 22, bullet above heart; taken to
Lord Lister hospital; condition critical.
T. J. Curry, 127 South Thirtieth street, shot in back
of heixd ; taken to Lord Lister hospital.
Policeman Frank Zurak, 4618 South Twenty-second
stree , struck on head. Taken to St. Josephs hospital.
Sfeve Sullivan, 1816 Chicago street, right ankle
sprained. Attended at Lord Lister hospital.
Lloyd Allen, North1 Seventeenth street, shot in
knee t taken to Lord Lister hospital.
Elmer Reifenberg, 802 South Thirty-first street, shot
in kn-ee; attended at Lord Lister hospital.
Roy Pierce, Hotel Rome, cut by flying missiles.
H. O'Hearn, address unknown, bruised by falling
J lick Knapp, Hotel Loyal, cut by flying glass.
Ptoliceman Scott overcome by smoke in court house.
Policeman Crandall, shot in right side, at Seven
teenth and Harney streets. Suffered flesh wounds.
Pjolice Sergeant Morris, cut by flying stones.
Fd Hawley, 1524 Norta Fortieth street, overcome by
smoke while leading county prisoners down stairway.
David Jones, Clearing House Auto Co., said to have
Harry Fillmore, sailor, 4628 Capitol avenue, was
struck across the short ribs by policeman's club.
INvo unidentified persons were taken to the Clark
son liospital. They were not seriously injured, accord
ing tro hospital authorities.
flag appi-ared on the lawn in front
of the btjrning building, and also at
tracted considerable attention, being
followed by a crowd of men, wom
en and gfrls as he paraded back and
At abciut 10 some one, believed to
be a policeman or fireman, attempted
to pull down the big flag on the
pole, but he was stopped before -it
was hall way down, and the flag
pulled uij again amid cheers.
Eistimate of Damage.
No auithoritative estimate could
be made last night of the damage
wrought ' by the fire. It was vari
ously estimated at from $200,000 to
The nrit estimate was based uoon
the destruction of the interiors, and
the fittini: of the rooms, the larger
estimate including the marring of
tne stone: work by the flames. 1 he
extent to which the stone was af
fected bf the flames, both as to
structure and smoke discoloration,
could not be judged in the dark.
The geeatest fear was expressed
over the, possible destruction of
county jind court records. While
the vaulits contained the most valu
able of tiiese, it was stated by many
lawyers that a vast amount of
records were .contained in steel fil
ing cases, which were admittedly
unable to protect their contents
from the flames.
Asks Military Law
(Ciintlnued From Vnge One.)
but wtj can have the protection
of trocips without declaring mar
Wants No Delay.
Lfoy l Skinner declared that the
police lepartment had made such
a failure at protecting the city
that absolutely no delay should
be brooked in getting troops here.
"You commissioners will be to
blame !if big riots start here to
morrow he said. "Let us have
the trtoops and plenty of them
and hrjve them quickly."
Conifmissioner Ringer objected
to the, appearance of newspaper
men ifli the room when they first
arrived, but Commissioner Zim
man, -who was presiding, ruled
that they should be allowed to re
At fne point in the meeting a
motio jt was made that the news
papers be requested to minimize
the seriousness of the riots. This
was opposed by Ward Burgess
Keep Lid Off.
"The newspapers have just as
much to lose as the rest of us in
this disgraceful business," he said.
"The thing has happened and I do
not' b lieve in trying to cover it
Thei meeting finally adjourned
on a motion that it is the sense
of thiis meeting that "the city
council take immediate action to
get in ilitary protection for the
Cimjnissioners Ure and Zim
man eft in an automobile to
make 'a survey of the situation as
it sto cid at that hour. When the
meeting adjourned all the streets
surrounding the court house and
city hall were under patrol by
armed.' soldiers from Fort Omaha,
Brief City News
Dr. L. A. Merrlam, 1709 Dodge St
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Argument Over 7 Cents Quite a
crowd gathered at Twenty-fourth
and Cuming streets yesterday after
noon where a colored man was ar
rested for- refusing to pay his fare.
He tried to resist arrest and Officer
Henry Buford was forced to use his
BLAMED FOR ,
Ex-Maysville, Ky Man Slew
Wife and Self to Block
Meeting With "W."
Cincinnati, Sept. 28. A love let
ter, in which the writer sought to
meet Mrs. Una Guilfoyle, restau
rant cashier, 7 Park place, Mt. Au
burn, was assigned by Coroner A. C.
Bauer as the motive that prompted
Con Guilfoyle, former Maysville,
Ky., man, to kill his wife and him
self. The letter was written from
Maysville, Ky., according to Dr.
Bauer, and required considerable
time to decipher, because it appar
ently was written hastily. v
"I kept thinking 1 would get a
letter telling me the day," the let
ter reads, in part, to come down,
and really I was surprised I did not
hear from you.
"I had been thinking, Una, you
did not care fcr me; only to help
you along. 1 love you, Una, and 1
want you to love me and tell me
you lpve me and make over me and
show me you love jne. I want to
see you, and will come up, Una,
dear, if things arc so we can meet.
"I will come Tuesday morning on
an early train, and you be ready
to meet me at Miss . I will call
you from Newport, so you can get
there by the time I do."
The writer, who signed himself
"W.f" spoke of another love affair
in which he was disappointed, and
said he did not want to go through
the experience again.
The letter contained other endear
ing terms, and closed "with love and
Guilfoyle intercepted the letter
when it was delivered to his wife
late Saturday, according to Dr.
Bauer and took it to a friend, ask
ing him to assist in reading it The
double tragedy which followed the
letter left two children orphans.
London. That he is the greatest
dancer in Britain, in spite of his 15
years, is the general opinion of
experts and critics regarding Errol
Addison, who was specially engag
ed as principal dancer for the Royal
Opera house, Covent Garden.
Errol started dancing when 4, won
his first prize when 5, and afterward
studied for the stage. He can
dance three feet in the air and land
on the stage as lightly as a shuttlecock.
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STEEL MEN WILL
Sunday Passes Quietly in the
Steel Strike Zone of Pitts
burgh District Meet
New York, Sept. 28.Victory
for the striking steel worker ii ,
predicted by Samuel Gompers, pres
ident of the American Federatior
of Labor, who, on the eve of hir
departure for Washington, assertec
that the strike "in all probability'
will be discussed at President Wil
son's industrial conference to begin '
in Washington on October 6.
"The steel workers will win be
cause their cause is just," said Mr.
Gompers. He contended that public
opinoin leaned toward the strikers
in their fight for collective bargain
ing and said that important develop
ments in the steel situation are
looked for in Washington this week
The lowering of labor standards
would "precipitate a calamity" ht
Judge Gary Scored. .
The labor chieftain decried the at
titude taken by Judge Gary, Chair
man of the board of directors of
the United States steel corporation,
and characterized the charges that
the strike was inspired by radicalism
and alienism, as false.
Assertine that he had the high
est personal regard for Judge Gary,
he said, "the time has passed when
a corporation can regard its em
ployes as wards."
Defendine John Fitzpatrtck.
chairman of the strikers' national
committee, and William Z. FosterJ
secretary of the - steel workers!
union, from charges of radicalism,!
. "You have not heard of the
making revolutionary speeches in
this strike," and added that both of
them had renounced radical theo
ries years ago.
Judge Gary's refusal to meet tht
two meii on the ground that the;
did not represent a majority of tin
employes on strike, was censuret
by Mr. Gompers, who said tha'
Judge Gary would have been in s
better position to know if Fitz
Patrick and Foster represented the
men had he conferred with them
Sunday Passes Quietly. v
Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 28. Sunday
passed quietly in tfie steel strik
zone of the Pittsburgh district
Mass meetings, called by union or
ganizers,were held in several part'
of Allegheny county tinder the su
pervision of the sheriff and the au
thorities had no trouble in handlini
The crowds gathered and dis
persed without disorder.
Steel companies expect that to.
morrow will show a radical change
in their favor. Operating offi
cials of the corporation -have bcei
bending all their efforts towarc
making a good showing when thi
plants in this city resume operation:
fdr the week.
Man air Woman ffevj
Narrow Escape When a
Ford Smashes heir Cai
, A. A. Peterson, 5008 ' Chicago
street, Omaha, had a tjarrow escape
from injury when Clyde Beam, an
other Omaha man, crashed into him
with a Ford car t Twenty-fifth and
Broadway, Council Bluffs, Sunday 1
afternoon. Peterson and a woman
in the car with him escaped, but
his new $2,400 car waa badly dam
aged. Beam was loclced up in the
city jail, charged with driving an
automobile while in am intoxicated ,
Beam insisted at the police station .
that he had to make a sharp turn
to escape a street car; When his
explanation was questioned by Ser
geant Ollie Arnold, Beam broke
down and was led woepinS; to hii
cell. A young man in the car with
him disappeared after the accident.
The front end of the. Ford was de
molished. , .
Garage of Elevators
- Stores Autos In Tiers
The problem of caring for many
autos in a limited ground space is
solved by an Oregon designer, with
a garage containing as many floors
as an office building, which is de
scribed with illustration in the Oc
tober Popular Mechanics magazine.
The building is practically made up
of banks of elevators and each ele
vator likewise has many stories or
tiers of cells. The floor of each
compartment slopes toward the rear
so that the car is safely retained in
its stall and any drippings of oil or
gasoline are caught in a trough and
piped away to protect the car be-
low. By using hydraulic elevators,
the tops of which are clear of ob
structions, the entire garage floor .
space may consist of elervators. The
method, while expensive, js declared '
to be really economical for locations
of high ground value.
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