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THE BEE: - OMAHA, TUESDAY. MAY 25, 1920.
STEPS TAKEN TO
JAMS IN FUTURE
Terminal Committees Formed
To Break Tieup John
Welsh Heads Local
John, Welch, Interstate Commerce
commission inspector in the Qmaha
district, was chosen yesterday by
that body to head a terminal com
mittee of four members, which will
represent the commission in this re
gion in its effort to prevent traffic
jams and relieve the existing car
A terminal committee representing
railroads touching Omaha, which
will function with the Interstate
Commerce commission's body, was
also organized yesterday at meetings
held in Union Pacific headquarters.
A general meeting was held during
the morning in the office of -E. E.
Calvin, vice president of the road, at
which the personnel of the commit
tee was decided. Members gathered
'during the afternoon in the office of
W. M. Jeffers, general manager of
' the road, to pertect their organiza
Mr. Jeffers was chosen chairman
of the railroads' committee. Other
members are: C. T. Dike, assistant
general manager of the Chicago &
Northwestern; E. C. Blundell, super
intendent of the Minneapolis &
Omaha; H. F. Kahoe, trainmaster ot
the Missouri Pacific; N. C. Allen,
superintendent of the Burlington; P.
H. Waldorf, general yardmaster of
the Illinois Central; O. M. fcntriken,
division freight agent of the
Wabash; Eugene Duval, - division
freight aeent of the Rock Island, and
R. J. Dipple, local agent of the Great
Western. I he committee expects 10
take hold of the local situation im
mediately. Mr. Teffers said.
With the organization of similar
' terminal committees representing
. the railroads at all rail centers, and
of committees for the Interstate
.Commerce commission at a number
of larger terminals, the freight tie
tin will be b:-oken. traffic men be
lievc. Future jams will be prevented
to a considerable extent, they say,
by the operation of the terminals
committees in expediting transfers
and distributing cars where they
give the most service.
Direct Turnover of Cars.-
Effects of the .Intestate Com
merce commission's effort to better
freight conditions are seen by rail
road men in telegraphic instructions
received by the State Railway com
mission, which, directed that the
Union Pacific, Burlington and
Northwestern roads turn over SO
open-top coal cars to the Illinois
Central at Omaha each day until
otherwise directed. Similar orders
promulgated at different cities all
over the country indicate a cam?
paign to move coal and grain.
The additional members of the
Interstate Commerce commission's
committee will be named shortly, Mr.
Welch said. One will be a rail
road man, another a shipper and
the third probably a representative
of the traffic bureau of the Omaha
Chamber of Commerce, it 'is be
lieved. Cars To Be Sent West.
Lincoln, May 24. (Specials
According to a message received by
the State Railway commission from
the Interstate Commerce commis
sion, cars will be sent .west,"' be
ginning tomorrow, Nebraska roads
receiving each day the following
number of cars for the following 30
' Northwestern, 75 cars per day;
Burlington, 75 cars per day; Rock
Island, 75; Union Pacific, 75, and
the C M. & O., 30.
The state commission has also
been asked to appoint a special
terminal commissioner similiar to
that which existed during the latter
nar of nuhlic control of the roads
fit Omaha, with a view of taking
care of the coal proposition in
plenty of time to escape a shortage.
Cops Arrest Three Men x
In Alley; One Had Gun
Sebastiano Sana, 1316 South
Fourth street, was arrested by Po
lice Officers Balunas and Kelley oa
a charge of carrying concealed
weapons when he was found in an
alley near Fifteenth and California
streets last night. A revolver was
tound in his possession Ralph Pe
i ato, 1418 South Fifth street; and Joe
Rendaggo; 1912 South Ninth street,
who were loitering in the alley with
Sana, according to the officers, were
arrested and held for investigation.
15-Year-0ld Boy Nabbed"
By Police for Cycle Theft
Edwin Petersonj 15 years old,
1131 South Thirty-second . street,
w as arrested by the police yesterday
on a charge of petit larceny. 'The
boy is alleged to have stolen a bi-.
evele belonging to James Ostrom,
1109 South Tenth street. Young
Peterson told the police that he had
bought the bicycle from another
hnv He was released under $100
injured in Collision.
Mrs. A. Berman, 710 . North
Twenty-third street, was slightly in
jured when an automobile in which
she was riding, driven by Max Kap
lan. 710 North Twenty-third street,
collided with an automobile driven
by Harry Anderson, 3019 Charles
street, at Thirtieth and Webster
streets. Mrs. Berman sustained a
sprained ankle and slight body
Chickens Cause Arrest.
Mrs. uussie King, aoutn
Eighteenth street, was arrested by
the police yesterday, following a
rtmrttaint made hv Mrs. Lillie finss.
neighbor woman, who alleged that
Mrs. King had permitted her chick
ens to annoy her. Mrs. King was
released under $25 bond,
Special Luncheon, 75o Paxton
hotel. Main cafe. Adv.
BRYAN WILL NOT
BOLT HIS PARTY,
While Commoner Is Expected
To Raise a Little Fuss Wise
Ones Don't Fear Break
Lincoln, May 24. (Special.) Pol
iticians around the state capital of
Nebraska are watching with a great
deal of interest the drift of things as
the time for the two national conven
tions to meet and take action on
The opinion of some that, there
will be a third party in case, William
Jennings Bryan fails to have things
his way in Sau Francisco and Hiram
Johnson fails to land the republican
nomination in Chicago apparently
does not get very far with most peo
ple who know both Mr. Bryan and
Mr. Johnson. They say that Bryan
never has been what might be con
sidered a bolter. He can. raise a big
fuss in that soft and gentle way he
has, if his motto of "letting the peo
ple rule, does not happen to coin
cide with his view of the matter, but
they do not believe he will carry his
disapproval so far as to support a
As far as Johnson is concerned,
while' he has participated in one bolt
trom the republican party, it is be
lieved that he is wise enough to un
derstand that any preconvention
propaganda which will give the im
pression that it must be Hiram John
son or he will go out and defeat the
republican nominee, will only tend
to hurt his chances in the Chicago
convention and will bring him no
support after the first ballot.
Revivals and Park Opening
Attract Hundreds of Visitors
' Kearney, Neb., May 24. (Spe
cial.) Kearney was the mecca for
hundreds of visitors Saturday and
Sunday, attracted joinMy by opening
of the Midway amusement park on
Saturday and holding of revival
meetings here. The amusement park
entertained thousands on opening
day, being crowded to capacity in
the evening. Visitors from far east
as Central City, and west to North
Platte were 'here. Sunday brought
out equally I large crowds, even
tljough dancing oh that day is pro
hibited and the swimming p'oOl will
not be opened fdr two weeks. The
grounds have been greatly improved
and many additional concessions and
entertainment features added, iij
cluding a roller coaster.
Iowa Boy Comes Here
To Find Job; Gets Robbed
A. L. Mills,' Oxford hoel, was held
up by two negroes at Eleventh and
Dodge streets late last night and
robbed of $21, according to a story
he told the police.
Mills arrived in Umaha yesterday
from Massena, la., intending to'find
To Name Receiver Thursday.
Aurora, Neb., May 24. (Special.)
On Thursday, May 27. the appli
cation for the appointment of a re
ceiver for the- W. C. Wentz com-r
pany of this city will be heard by
Judge George F. Corcoran. The re
ceiver for the American State bank
is the applicant, while a great many
creditors of the Wentz company are
either interveners in the applica
tion or prospective interveners.
MANY NEW CITIES
SHOWING IN RANK
OF 100,000 GLASS
Akron, Ohio, Is Leading Larger
Places in Percentage of
Washington. May 24 The population-rank
of the cities will show
a large number of changes when the
statistics of the 1920- census have
Several cities have moved up into
the 100,000 class in .which there were
50 municipalities in 1910. Some of
the cities of that class, whose 1920
populations have been announced,
have outgrown others in the same
class while some having less than
100,000 10 years ago have taken
rank well up among, the country's
50 largest cities.
Akron, O., has shown the most
growth among the larger cities. It
has passed eight cities having 100.
000 or more in 1910, whose 1920
populations have been announced.
The rank of the various cities
cannot be determined until statistics
for all. have been announced. New
York, Chicago and Philadelphia,
first, second and third cities of the
country, will continue to rank in
that order but the rank of other
cities is uncertain. From statistics
announced some of the changes
shown in rank are:
Washington. D. D., passed New
ark, N. J.; Cincinnati . and New
Newark, N. J., passed Cincinnati.
Toledo, O., passed Louisville and
Dayton, O., passed Paterson, N. J.
Bridgeport, Conn., passed Pater
son, Nashville and Spokane.
Hartford, Con" . passed Paterson,
Nashville, Albany, N. Y., and
Youngstown, O., passed Nashville,
Albany and Spokane and a number
Of cities of 80,000 or more in 1910.
Camden, N. J-, passed Albany and
Nashville, Tenn., and Albany, N.
Y., passed Spokane, Wash.
Cities of 100,000 or more popula
tion in 1920 which have been an
nounced with their 1910 rank and
1920 population include:'
City Rank roi'lallon
St. Louli Mo 4th
Baltimore, ild ;.. 'tj
Plttiburfh, P. "in
Milwaukee, Wis 12th
Washington, D. C loth
Newark, N. J
Cincinnati. O l?th
New Orleans, La 15th
Minneapolis. Minn Kin
Indianapolis, lnd 2M
Jorsey City. N. J., lth
Portland, Ore ! 2th
Denver, Colo ,...2ith
Toledo, O 3l)tii
Louisville, Ky 24th
St. Paul, Minn ...,26th
Oakland, Cal 32il
Akion, O 81st
Svracuse, N. T 34ln
Memphis. Tenn 37th
Dallas. Tex C8th
Dayton. O 43d
Bridgeport, conn ...49th
Hertford. Conn ,..61st
Srranton, Pa 38th
r-attnon. N. J 4dth
youngstown, O 67th
Springfield, Mass 60th
Trenton, fj. J &2d
Nashville. Tenn 46lh
Salt Like City 57th
Camden, N. J ...56th
Norfolk, Va.i ..82d
Albany, N. T. . ...50th
Lowell. Mass. ..46th
Wilmington, Del ;61st
Spokane, Wash 48th
Kansas City, Kan 65th
Three Charges Brought
Against Man -in Wreck
James Scharl, 3522 Cuming street,
was arrested at Twenty-fifth and
Farnam streets last- night charged
with intoxication, reckless driving
and unlawful possession of intoxi
cating liquor, following a collision
of tois automobile with a car driven
by Albert Marcel, 712 South Sev
enteenth street. Both cars were
Marcel told the police that Scharl
was driving at a high rate of speed
and that his car swerved "to the left
side of the street.
Hold Negro for Assault.
John Robbins, 2226 Seward street,
a negro furniture dealer, was ar
rested by the police last night on a
charge of assault and battery.. He
is alleged to have struck C. McFall,
a negro laborer, 2020 Clark street.
2 4.i, ina
150 Gunners. Enrolled for .
State Trapshooting Contest
Hastings, Neb., May 24. (Special
Telegram) More than $1,200 in
prizes and trophies will be awarded
at the day state trapshooting tour
nament, opening here tomorrow.
The event will be held on the only
municipal shooting grounds' in the
state. About 150 shooters arc ex
pected to compete. Some of the
country's leading marksmen are entered.
Prince Qt. Wales. Leaves. r...
New Zealand for Melbourne
lyttleton. N. Z., May 24. The
prince of Wales has ended his visit
to New Zealand. He went on board
the battle cruiser Renown and the
vessel sailed for Melbourne.
Prior to his departure the prince
handed a message to Premier Mas
sey in which he expressed his
thanks and appreciation to the peo
ple of New Zealand for the splendid
reception1 accorded him.
Plan Protection for Banks
Reatrice, Neb., May 24. (Special.)
Owing to recent bank robberies
in Nebraska and Kansas, business
men of Beatrice are talking of or
ganizing a vigilance committee to
assist the officers in running down
this brand of criminals A banker
yesterday suggested that a commit
tee be organized, and that a dozen
rifles, or shotguns with plenty of
ammunition be placed at the city
hall where they could be procured
in a moment's notice by members of
the committee, who would be ex
pected to assist the officers.
ASK FOR audi GET
for Infant and Invalid
Kvold Imitations and Substitute!
njcvvji)cwcw w w n
( Basement oj Benson & Thorne)
NAME BAYER" ON
Prescribed by physicians for over eighteen years
Continue With Unbated Force in
The Creating of New Records for Value Giving
In Increasing the Publics Confidence in .Our Merchandising Policy
Women'sMisses' Little . Women's Spring Coats.
House and Porch Dresses Bungalow Aprons.
Men's Women's Children's Hosiery
Men's Women's Children's Low Shoes.
The "Bayer Cross" marked on
tablets means you are getting the
genuine "Bayer Tablets . of Aspirin,"
proved safe by millions of people.
In the Bayer package are proper
directions for Colds, Headache,
Toothache, ' Earache, Neuralgia,
Rheumatism, Lumbago, Sciatica,
Neuritis and for Pain generally.
Handy tin boxes of twelve tab
lets cost but a tew cents. Druggists
also' sell larger "Bayer" packages.
Aspirin is the trade mark of Bayer
Manufacture ot Monoaceticacidester
What Leather Does
Your Repairman Use?
If he renews your soles with Allen's Sole Strips your
shoes are well repaired.
For over thirty years we have specialized in making a
sole leather as nearly perfect, as possibleAllen's Sole
Strips are specially tanned f rom'selected hides to give long
wear and shoe comfort. Repairmen prefer these strips
because they know that selections are uniform, which
means economical cutting value. Allen's Sole Strips -keep
customers and bring new ones.
The public demands Allen's Sole Strips because their
' wearing quality has proved their worth. Allen's Sole
Strip9 are standard. They are carefully selected and each
strip bears our name embossed upon the leather and the
label tells its grade.
We take pride in placing our name upon our sole leather
and the yellow Allen label is our guarantee of its quality
and uniformity. Our production of sole, strips is the
largest in the world and the business has been built upon
the confidence of the trade and the knowledge that our
product must represent our big tannery and its splendid
The business of repairing shoes is growing by leaps and
bounds. The popularity of Allen's Sole Strips is growing
with it. Have you planned f oryour season's requirements?
Ask for Allen's
"The Standard of Comparison"
for over thirty years
N. R. ALLEN'S SONS COMPANY
Kenosha, Wisconsin ,
The Big Feature
TRIMMED SUMMER HATS
Bought to 'Sell at $10 Specially Priced at $2.95
Less 30 Reduction
I Savings Service Opportunity 1
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It's a Whirlwind, Sure! :ISSIrr
3A company, IfFjiii (I
art fixed as fate
chang and fluctuate
We Mean Sherman & McConnell's
Not even the "Merchant Princes" have anything on the three
Sherman & McConnell Rexall Stores where the big One-Cent Sale
opened up this morning, with the sales force in each Btore doubled,
and each one with a market basket on his or her arm to group
the purchases of. each customer before listing. The scene was
really, from a commercial standpoint, enspiriting. "Buy ONE at
the regular price and a second article of the same kind for 1 cent"
that is the slogan of the sale. The sale lasts three days Mon
day, Tuesday and Wednesday but the early birds will get the
"Fresh Bait." ,
' Some Late Items For Sherman
& McConnell's One-Cent Sale
45c Pinaud's Beautiviva Liquid
Face Powder, 2 for... 4Qlt
75c Riker's Toilet Water, 2
for . ...... .76tf
$1.25 Riker's Toilet Water, 2
$1.25 Riker's 2-bz. Extracts, 2
for. V.-,.., .......... 81.26
45c -Pretty Bottle Lavender
Smelling Salts for Travelers,
2 for ...46
35c bottle Waxit Furniture and
Piano Polish, -2 for... 36
18c Mayer's Prize Baby Castile
Soap, 2 for 19
12c Waltke Olive and Palm
Toilet Soap, 2 for. ...13
15c Waltke Peroxide and
Eucalyptol Soap, 2 for. 16
15c Waltke Medicated Skin
. Soap, 2 for -16
Sherman & McConnell Drug Co.
FIVE GOOD DRUG STORES IN PROMINENT LOCATIONS
The Sale at Three Store Only
Corner 16th and Dodge Corner 19th and Farnam
Corner 16th and Harney
COMMERCIAL PRIMTERS-LlTHOGRAPHERS - STEEL OlE EMBOSSERS
LOOSC LEAP ocvices
TUESDAY'S BIG MOSEY SAYDTG SPECIALS AT
SEVENTEENTH ATOOVOIA TKC!T
Flume DoHglas 3940.
17th and Donglas.
This new store is proving to hundreds dally the wisdom of
c intralizing all your market purchases here:
TUESDAY GROCERY ITEMS i TUESDAY MEAT SPECIALS.
Del Monte Baked Beans, f p. m f
18c cans I OC Round Steak, lb.......Q
Per dozen 91.6S '
TcansJfo1f'..........'25C Powerhouse-Steak. "- 35C
Per dozen ................. .$1.40 - .
'. a g Lamp Chops, lb 30C
Puffed Corn, per pkg. JQ -.
fSrSS$1 .00 eRibs.b.v..18y2C
2-oz. bottle -
Every day we save
vou at least . . ... L3 JO
w - --wfii m
Without Sacrifice of Quality
Brass Wash Boards, CC '
75c value OOC
Over 20 saving.
Rub-No-More Powder, nr
35c pkg ZOC
p srF.rrvr. attention giyex to mail orders. g
Peanut Oil. Pied- BASKO Maine, No. Codfish, wooden
mont, Or 2 can, J 1 box, Mb. r0
pint can...-JC at.... 1 C size aSOC
' Cleanup special. 19 saying. S$Tf '
f.".0.1"'. .1S.C. 1 OC Cud'K Whit. Borax
Get a' jar 'f or picnic lunches. Naphtha Soap, QO
50 saving. 6 BARS OOC
Corn Flakes, Quak- Sweetheart Soap, PORK and BEANS,
er, full 8-ounce regular 7c bar. Campbell's, 07
packages, OA. Our price, OA 2 cans I C
3 PKGS...OUC 5 BARS... OUC Picnic time here
35 saving. 19& saving. low price.
Wright's Thousand Island or BASKO Bread, made from fin
Salad Dressing, 35c OC me"'- Regular 15c
. ... . ZoC loaf. 2 LOAVES, OC
bottle, our price.... t .,...5iOC
Cleanup special 30 f-iug. At Most Stores.
r. . -IJn P. AG. White Naph-
Dom.no Golden Mazola, full QC thaSoap, O A
ssru 1 -39 35c 4RBrs -ic
Regular 10c bars.
Navy Beans Will BASKO Cocoa,
take the place of Parawax, 1 H lb. OO
meat Cfn per lb. pkg., IDC . aCOC
5 LBS Wl None better at 35e
9 Famous Products No. 1 can 12 Na. 3 9o
S- T mMa a r W
Pork and Beans Tall can 14c No. 2 size can 17c
Fancy B a k o
Japan Tea, Mb.
Black Jaok, 3
at . . . .
Strictly t rsib
Sa i win vur country
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