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l'HE BEE : pMAHA, TUESDAY, APRIL 20, h.020.
DOCTOR'S SLATERlDeath Shatters Plansvfor
Her Seventh Birthday Party
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IS ARRAIGNED ON
Lunacy Commission Also Wil
Be .Appointed to Examine
Assailant as to His
- Mentality. .
' New York, April 19. Thomas V.
, fchelley, known also as Thomas W.
Simpkin, faced arraignment in York
villc court today for shooting Dr.
James Wright Markoe, an eminent
surgoon, in fashionable t George
Episcopal, church yesterday. Police
officials said they would later as
or me appointment ot a commis
sion to examine Shelley as to his
Jiyriacy. He told the police he had
escaped from a lunatic ayslum last
' week and told ramblinjj stories of
his career '.as an itinerant printer
since coming to thip country from
England. . It also developed that he
was a deserter from the Canadian
army, the police said; . He told the
police he had never before seen or
heard of Dr. Markoe.
Dr. Tames Markoe. a well known
surgeon, was shot and killed 'Sunday
Mime taking up the offering at the
morning service in the fashionable
at. George Protestant Episcopal
Church, in the old aristocratic dis
trict of New York.
, Dr. Markoe, a wealthy vestryman
of the church, was a friend and oerJ
sonal physician to J. P. Morgan, also
a parishioner there. He was 56 years
old. The church was crowded wfth
parishioners, many of them repre
sentatives of the wealthiest families
in New York, when the shootiitg
took place. Dr. Markoe was walking
down the. left aisle, ?king up the
collection while the choir was sing-,
ing an antherof Shelley, who. was
seated next to the aisle. whippetout
a revolver and fired at the physician.
The Uullet struck him ever, the left
eye and he collapsed in the aisle.
- Shelle freely admitted that he
nad, shot Dr. Markoe, -according to
he police. "There are a lot more
who are going to get it. too." he is
reported have said 'when
tioned by police detectives.
France Must Maintain
700,000 Standing Army,
- Say Paris Newsptpers
Little Placates at School
' Glance Sadly at -Vacant
There's a vacant desk in the
First grade class at Webster s.chool
today. , ' i
if is the object of sad thought
and pathetic glance oHhe pupils.
For their little classmate, Doro
thea M. Lowry, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. C. E. Lowrv. 3027 Lin
coln botilevardr is dead!
Dorothea died late Saturdav nichf
following an illness of less than 24
Actute pneumonia caused her
Planning Birthday, Party.
The day before. Dorothea harl ,
been so'happy about her home and
class 'room,, olannine eaeerlv the
celeration of her seventh birthdav.
May 3. , . v
An mamma. I've invited all the
girls. They said they'd help me .
blow out the candles." she told her
mother upon her return from school -
fnday afternoon. .
Dorothea's . last Nvords to her
sch,ool chums Friday afternoon were
about her party. AIL had promised
to help make the afternoonof Mav
3 a gala event for Dorothea.
I hen word-that Dorothea had
died spread through the neighborhood.
Pay Silent Tribute.
The party was forgotten. v
Sad hearted and tear-faced play-
mates of Dorothea filed tojnd.from
the ivowry home today paying ther
childish tribute to the cold, still form
of their little chum.
Funeral services were held tins
afternoon at the residence. I
Burial was in Forest
Paris,1 April ' 19. France must
maintain an army of' 700,000 men
until enemy -countries "show their r,
good wiH by executing the terms of
their trea'tieV," in the opinion of gov
ernment officials, according to news
papers here. Plans under contem
plation call for 350,000 "conscripts
constantly under training, 18-h
n.onths service being required of
cacn man. '
Wages equal to those paid indus
trial workers, less the cost of food
and ladging, will be given enlisted
men and conscripts who re-enlisted.
It is expected bills to carry out this
program will be introduced in the
chamber some time, in June
Rules relative to the length of
hair, moustache and heard, which
since early in the war have .been
strict, have been relaxed. -Old reg
ulations permit beards, but specified
they must not be so luxuriant as to
Part of -Siberia Becomes
Republic by Proclamation
Moscow, v April 19. Siberia, esat
of Lake Baikal, has been declared
an independent republic by a proc
lamation just issued at Verchne.
Udinsk. ' I ,
Five members of - the executive
committee1 also appended their
The soviet government as yet has
not expressed its attitude, but there
a strong, likelihood of recogni
tion.. Thev Drobablv will be retard
ed on tbe same basis as otjier bor
der states. It will be within the
principles of the soviet government
self-determination of all peoples
and wilf establish peaceful rela
' If this republic is recognized,' so
viet officials point out the last ves
tige of excuse for the Japanese or
any other foreign, occupation in
eastern Siberia will have gone. The
guarantee ot the rights of foreign
capital in eastern J Siberia is re
newed. - '
hide collar insignia.
Report Investigation of
Two "Dope Ring$" Here
Investigation of two alleged "dope
tings'' is being conducted by federal
authorities in Omaha, it is. reported;
When asked concerning the al
leged investigation United States
District Attorney Peterson said yfcs
terdav: ' " '
"I am at liberty to give .put nrf
information. It is the policy of
this department to give out noth
ing on the matter until indictments
are returned and irrcts of guilty
parties made," , . ' . -
Federal authorities say,, the in
vestigation has bcen referred to the
police chief. ' '
Members of the alleged dope rings
are said to 'obtain their ' drug by
riives routes from Kansas (Jity and
St. Louis to" Old Mexico, thence
back fo Omaha. - -
Maurice Spellman Dies
. From Acute Indigestion
Maurice Spelhnail, . 2420 Ames
avenue, father of Ed and Walter
Spellman, well known professional
base ball playejs, died early yester
day at his home.
Death was due to acute indiges
tion. - V
Mr. Spellman was 61 years old
ad lived in Omaha the, greater part
of his life. . v '
Four- sons and three daughters
- survive. They are: F.dward, Oak
land, Cal.: Walter, Ralph. Frank
and the Misses Grace, Evelyn and
' FJorence of Omaha. i
William Kramer from Uurnscy Nell
, Mlnnl Voirrl agatnat William F. Vogel.
Wlltlanf Ward'afalnst Fay E. Ward, ex
Stelt Ue Ran aailnat Emll Da Bou.
II kaaaiaf nw tnnti rantar ta est i
C. of C. Commissioner Leaves
To Attend Waterways Meeting
J. David Larson, commissioner of
tho Omaha Chamber of Commerce,
left yesterday for St. Louis to attend
the annual meeting of the Mississippi
Valley association and the Missis
sippi Valley Waterways association.
Both meetings will be held this week
It is believed that he will return to
Plans for impr6vements of watet
routes in the valley-ill occupy con
siderable time of both meetings, ac
cording to recent
received in Omaha.
Lack of Material Holds Up
Installation of Telephones
Hundreds . of applications for
telephones in Omaha are being held
up for an indefinite period, accord
ing to A. A. Lowman, vice presi
dent and general manager of the
Nebraska Telephone company. ,
x The delay is dueyto a shortage of
raw material tor manufacture of
equipment, poor transportation facil
itiajs and inability of factories to
keep up with jhe demand of orders
Mr. Lowman said. .
Applications for phone's are being
placed in the company's offices at
the rate of 250 a day.
Mr. Lowman said 144 employes of
the company in Iowa are restrained
from special work because of the
shortage of tools. -
Supreme Cpurt Upholds
Reed "Bonery" Law
Washington. April 19y-In "decid
ing a belated appeal, Axe upreme
court today held that transportation
by the owner of intoxicating, liquors
into a. dray state by nftans-of his
own atoniobilc was a violation of
the Reed "bone dry" amendment.
The opinion. was tendered in gov
ernment appeals from federal court
decrees quashing part oi.an indict
ment against Everett L. Simpson,
who was charged with carrying intoxicants-
from Wyoming to Colo
rado. V I
Associate Justice Vandevanter, in
rendering thcopinion, saidj the tak
ing of intoxicants from one state to
another, was interstate commerce, no'
matter how transported.
State Department Makes Pub
lie Memorandum Showing
Main Object of Leaders
of Red Party.
Chirac Tilbune-Omaha. B Leaaed Wire.
Washington. ADrfTl9. The State
department, made public a detailed
memorandum from original soviet
sources showmir that the creation
of a "world soviet republic" bv in
ternational revolution is the com
mon object of the communist uartv.
tne third . Internationale and the
T- .'.. .
nussian Soviets, ail tnree havinar a
common personnel. X.
J. his, revelation wul.have a bear
ing orl the effort to deport Martens,
tne soviet envoy to the United
States, wrjo now claims he is not a
member of the communist nartv.
According , to the State department
memorandum, Martens, even if not
a communist member, is identified
through the soviet government with
the scheme to promote revolution in
this and other countries. v
' The program of the Russian
communist party." the memorandum
says, "is one of world revolution,
and the communist international is
avowedly the directing and co-ordinating
center ofthe international
revolutionary movement to establish
a "world soviet republic." It is im
possible to differentiate between the
world policies of the third ' interna
tionale party or the communist in-
ternationale and the Soviets, because
of the system of 'interlocking di
rectorates' common to all three."
Reduce Fund to Wind Up
Business of Running Roads
Washington, April 19. Reduction
of $30,000,000 in the $420,000,000
asked by the railroad administration
to wind up its affairs was made to
day -by the house- appropriations
ommittee. I he new appropriation
would bring the total of funds
granted the railroad administration
Total loss to the government
growing out of federal control of
the railroads was estimated today
by the house appropriations com
mittee at more than $1,129,000,000.
This includes the $225,000,000 esti
mated afs guarantees to the roads
under the terms of the transportation
act. , "
Lowly. Army! Mule Is Cited .
By U."S.rf or Valiant Service
y : V. .
Despite "Hee Hawing," Kicking and Balking, He Lived
Up to His Established Reputation for, Sacrificing
and Dying Like a Soldier.
" " "
Lieuect much credit upon
it unon the dam.
the farm mare of the United Statei,
as well as upon the long-eared.
loose-jointed proienitor of that hy
bridan animal indispensable to tlie
success ot our army in the field."
A good many farmers these daysj
devoted to their horses, say -"gosh
darn a mule anyway" on general
principles, but 'the army loves andj
uumircs nun ior services rcnaerea
and would tike to see him get the
uisiuiKuisnrci service mcoai. 1'er
haps hts" valor and constancy in
war-time will "recommend him to
softer sentiments in times of peace.
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asningion, April iy- ine pa
tient, long suffering, hard working
and oft ridiculed'arnay rule has at
last come to his enconium, in'an ap
preciation from the quartermaster
general. - " ,
The "low down" on the army mule
oame today in an official publica
tion. There wefe more than 45,000
of him engaged with tlve army over'
seas, and more than 100,000 with the
troops in the United States', and
while there was as much hee-hawing'
M-lrMr. ko1b:..r k.'.:.. J ..I
muljsh tricks as might be expected,
the army mule lived uo -ra hlses-
tablished reputation for endurinor.
sacrificing and dying like aoIdiej,
They were not all American
mules. Seven thousand came from
England and 9.000 came from
France and another 11,000' from.
U. S. Mules the Best. ;
"There was no comparison." savs
the quartermaster general's an
nouncement, ' "between the small
poorly nourished mule secured in
Spain, and those purchased in south
ern France, and the powerful, up
standing, mealy-nosed product of
the middle iwest. ...
. "There wVre times during the final
stages of the world war when . . .
it was necessary to keep mules on I
Wanjs Jury Trial.
Sioux Falls. S. D.. April 19. (Spe
cial.) August B. Tcitt, 21,. who is
said to have confessed to stealing
. J vvviJ i J . IV 111U1C3' I'll ' . . . , ., .
the move. 48. 60 and sometimes 7fr('r:lstcre(1 while . acting as
-. . ' . - - I fei I ... m . 1 ..1 1
hours, --with hardly more than, a
pause. Then it was possible only to
feed a small amount of grain, and a
few hahdfuls of hay. Under this
strain the nfule went forward, giv
ing his all uncomplainingly.
'The mule had always, been given
discredit of having his full quota of
brains, but at times it seemed he had
rlnore than his share. He mav run
when hitched to a wagon, bitf inva
riably does no harm to himself or
the wagon. When tired he makes
his condition known by quitting.
However, this quality did not coihe
to tne tore during the days of Jrt,
Mihiel and m the Argonne.
i Record Is Creditable.-
"The record of' the mule th rnllcrh
the worlds war has been such as to
railway postal xlcrk following his
return from b ranee, where he re
ceived a number of wounds, is
anxious-to have a federal grand jury
New Law Gives Swedish
Women' More Independence
Stockholm, April 19. Both cham
bers passed by substantial majori
ties the new marriage laws, insuring
greater equality of the sexe The
provisions of the law abolish the
husband's personal guardianship and
deprive him of the legal right to dis
pose of his wife's personal property!
and generally strengthens the wife's'
matrimonial independence. '
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400-Pound Man Goes to His
Grave on an Open Wagon
New York, April ; 19 Philip
Ruppel of Garwood, N. J., weigh-J
ing 400 pounds, was buried in an
especially built casket. The coffin
was carried on an open wagon.
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fKX! I 1XEJ I USJ '
GOD wants you( Your
L substance is secondary .
and will be given willingly when
your heart belongs to God.
Have you discussed with'
your family how much you
ought to give your Presby
terian church when the annual canvass for pledges
is made April 25 to May 2)
Money cannot repay God's mercies. He wants
service. But money will show to some extent the
value you place on the work of the church in
the community. It is to the church you look in time
of sorrow and trouble. The church stands for the
: moral good of this town. You cannot do less than
support it with a fair proportion of your income.
I Presbyterian men, surprise your pastor. Volunteer as a
' Minute Man, boys' club leader, or as special caller. Take
part in prayer meeting. Offer to teach a Sunday school
class; and be a prepared teacher. Do your share gladly
in the financial canvass. Get into the church and work'
Don't forget the canvass in your family prayers.
Come to Chutch Sunday
n fch U.S. A.
Cooperating vrlth IirterchurchVorldrlweineat
At Airbrugslait .- I
act on ifts case. Accordingly he has
made application to have" his " cast
transferred t Aberdeen, so that k(
grand jury which convenes there
early in May can take action on his
case. .w .t
ALCOHOL ON KIDNEYS
The constant, regular or irregu
lar use of beverages containing al
cohol will sooner or later make
trouble for the kidneys. Some
times an excess acid seorqtion is
formed, but usually the beginning
of urinary trouble is denoted bv an
excess alkaline secretion giving rise
to irequent desire of urination, fol
lowed by pain, burning, sealdimr.
with irritation manifest in the pas
sage. The urine highly colored
and strong of odor should be cor
as they stipulate normal secretion,
allay inflammation, purify and re
store natural action promptly
FOR YOU , x
Sold by! all druggists.
Give Consecrated Dollars
ALL SALES FINAL
A Great Special
addlriM 10 weaaanlnc mmHra
r Bioars, luiDm: mt tr mini . x .
Iaaf. gratia. wholeautB. HHt and tna
lankait. Obuhiabla at bar d.-irli. rrry.
bar. Karalaa la nllat for B.nr aUmanta.
lnehidlBC eonaUoaUm. karinu am
I in Hi. kaMUam. aaa. Irtarttmre. uteU lira.
bd tnaiti. awToniMM. drantBa. Indite.
MO, rtaalg. aiauut and fknio4 dallaaaa.
, Vote for
Absolutely Ojie-ofaKind f. Models
Formerly Priced from $30
Our Price for Wednesday
to $6 5
165 . IMPORTED NOVELTY
HAJRBRAID AND MALI NE,
TRIMMED WITH A "SHOWER
-OF ROSEBUDS AND FOLIAGE.
thereare Beautiful Tuscan Braids
'Imported Novelty Lace Braids
Genuine Horse-flair Braids
Italian Leg fwrns Imported Milans
Rainbow HempsAll are of the
Most yGeorgeous Materials.
NEVER BEFORE; have we been able to offer to the Wnmpn
of Omaha such Beautiful Hats, and Every Woman in Omaha is in
vited Jo inspect and try on these lovely Street, Afternoon and Evening
Hafs. On Sale one day only, Wednesday, April 21.
$49.50 ITALIAN LEGHORN
WITH ORCHID COLORED '
GEORGETTE AND TRIMMED
WITH OSTRICH IN TlE SAME
.MILLINERY SECTION SECOND FLOOR
SEE WTNPOW msplVAY
Leonard Wood Delegates
JOHN W. TOWLE
L. D. RICHARDS
DON L. LOVE
CHAS. K. SANDALL
Cut this out and take it to the polls
DELEGATES-AT.LARGE L. D. Richajds, Fremont; Don L. Love,
Lincoln; Charles K. Sandall York ; John W. Towle, Omaha.
ALTERNATE DELEGATES-AT-LARGE Elmer F. Robinson
narunKton; i. l.. findell, Sidney; J. A. True, McCook; J. Erl
DELEGATES FIRST DISTRICT W. A. Sellcck, Lincoln; O. A.
Cooper, Humboldt. '
ALTERNATES' FIRST DISTRICT D. M. Douthctt, Lincoln; J. M.
DELEGATES SECOND blSTRICT W, G. Ure, Omaha; S. J. Leon,
ALTERNATES SECOND DISTRICT Fi
f l nomas, Umaha.
DELEGATES THIRD DISTRICT A. R. Davis, Wayne; E. B.
Penney, Fullerton. '
ALTERNATES THIRD DISTRICT John McCarthy, Jr.," Ponca;
F. C. Bergman, Columbus.
DELEGATES FOURTH DISTRICT-H. Er Sackctt, Beatrice; II. C.
Beebe, Osceola. - ,
tYed J. Stack, Omaha; Amos
ALTERNATES FOURTH DISTRICT A. V
George Liggett, Utica.
DELEGATES FIFTH DISTRICT II. W.
H. E. Stfin, Hastings.
ALTERNATES FIFTH DISTRICT,-AIbcrt J. Gardner Orleans;
Dai8 F. Meeker, ImperiaL . ( -
DELEGATES SIXTH DISTRICT Horace F. fonnedv. Broken
Bow; Larl D. Mallory, Alliance. . '
ALTIRSATES S,XTH DISTRICT C. A. Yodcr, Elm Creek; Guy
G. Thatcher, Butte.
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