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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1920.
SAVES LIFE OF
MAN HIT BY GAR
Lifts Automobile With One
Hand and Pulls Out Accident
Victim With ; Other
WomanDrtoer Escapes. ;
W.' C. Tmpson, agedand very in
firm. 12 North Main street, 'Council
, Bluffy is suffering fVom injuries
that iiay prove fatal, He was rug
' dow by a Eprd car, driven by a
woman with another woman as a
' companion. They only stopped long
enough to permit the injured man
1o be dragged from, beneath their
car and then drove away without
disclosing their identity. They ap
peared to be farm women.
The accident happened at the troon
hour oh North Main street less than
100 feet from the Broadways inter
section. Impson had started across
the street th the Jones grocery to
get a loaf of bread and had raached
the middle of the street. In at
tempting to dodge an approaching
car he stepped directly in front of
the one driven by the -women. The
car was moving slowly, but the
woman had no chance of avoiding
the accident. The aged man wayta. livve t0 do it;
dragged several feet before the x:ar
was stopped with the front wheels
resting on his hest.
A dozen people saw the accident,
but Leon, "Dolly" Thomson, negro
, iiorter employed at the Cowles
cigar1 store, was the first to give as
sistance. He isa ginnt. in strength
and lifted the lford car ars if iuwas
a baby buggy, vlo onecame to his
aid, andfJiolding the weight of the
-car with 'bne hand he dragged the
man out'with the other, then, pick
ing him up in his arms, Carried him
to his rooms upstairs,
Dr. Kelly found no booties broken,
but said the man was' dange.rous.ly
hurt. Mr. Impson passed his 78th
birthday anniversary last Saturday.
He has been iil for a long tinfe .ind
is one of Dr. Kelly's patients. One
eye is blind and he is very frail.
The women appeared greatly dis
tressed and apparently .did not
realize they were violating the law
by driving away. The license num
" ber of the car has been obtained.
New Price Lists Will
Announce Big Cut in
v ' t Woolen Textiles
t'li Ira jo Tribune-Omnlia B? Ltaaed Wire.
Philadelphia, June 18. Philadel
phia textile mills today began pre
paration of new price lists -under
which woolen cloth will be- sold at
reductidns ranging as high' "Ss SO
cefts a yard. v
This resulted from the big break
inraxy woplen markets, and means,
it is believed by cloth manufacturers,
.that next fall's clothfng for both men
and women will be .cheaper.
With a large percentage of weav
ing and spinning,mi!Is shutting down,
or operating on barttimon account
of heavy cancellation of orders by
buyars and large quantities of fin
ished cloth which has been held by
speculatorscoming into the market
at less 'than cost prices, the, market
is in a state of stagnation, and heavv.
i -t . ,
, losses nave oeen susiainea.
Price reductions which are being
made by manufacturers range from
. 5 cents to SO cents a yard on cloth.j
depending on its quality, and will
reach the' consumer this fall.
G. 0. P. Nominee Sends
Message to Nebraska;
All Isms Are Barred
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Washington, D. C, Jun 18.
(Special, Telegram.) Senator War
ren, G. Hflrding, republican rorfiinee
fop president; sent a message to Ne
braska, through Representative A.
W. Jefferisof Omaha, who called
upon the, nominee today. iThe sen
"1 want yon to tell them that there
is to be up stahdpatism or any other
ism. I , am going to handle the ques
tion in a broad American wav and
will deal in that manner with all
cirsses of republicans."
I Mr. Jefferis starts for Nebraska by
motor with Jus family tonight and
- expects ' to arrive there -the latter
j- art of next week. Representative
Kinkaid left here Thursday for his
district and Reprcsenja jve Mc
Laughlin 'plans to start nxt Mon
day by motor for Nebraska. Craw
ford Kennedy of Lincoln will ac
company his party. " ,
Must Be FiTed Next Month
Lincoln, June 18. (Special.)
Arguments to be published in con
nection with referendum? on any
low will have to be filed with the
secretary of state not later than the
second Monday in Julv and those
in opposition to (the law by. the
fourth Monday of the. same month.
These, with the title of the law under
discussion, must be mailed to trie
voters 55 days before the tlef tion,
vhiHi this yar would mecn Sep
tember J. - r . ;
.' Should the supreme cbttrt "decide
that, the entire co4e. bill iruist'bc
printed in connextio with the refer
endum, it will ne impossJbtc to do
that in time which is 'now? left. If!
the referendum on the ratification of
the prohibition amendment, the fact
thaj the United Statis supreme
courlh has decided that ft is not a
matter for a referendum, puts a vote
Ten that proposition out of the ques
N "War Chest". Eihptied. '
Fremont. Neb., June' l&Spe
cial.) Dodge county's "xfrar chest,"
filled with $100,000 dilring thenar,
has -been emptied. The remainder
.'of the. fund, $4,000, has bein paid
into the, treasury of the fund tor
, the relief of the Near Easi The
affairs of the defense council and
War. Chest league i-e being wtound
lp by J. Howard Heine, treasurer,
Quake Rocks Los Angeles .
Los Angeles Cal.. June 18.
Pwntor-i buildings were shaken
today at 2:15 a. m. by a slight earth
. quake. No damage was reported.
'PADDY THE BEAR'
MURDERED FOR $30
Work on Theory That Gang
ster Was Kilfed by Ope of
Own Followers. x
Chicago Tribune-Omaha Be Iaal Wire.
Chicagti, June ''Taddy the
Bear" Ryan who was yesterday slain
in the grimy.purlieus of his.own ter
ritory is now thought to have been
killed for $30. This is the conclusion
of the police wh6have been trying
to unravel the. maze of gangster
feuds, labor war enmities, xy-ildcat
whisky running, thefts, assaults and
holdups in which Ryan was involved,
seeking sonte loose end upon which
they might work. " 1
- The theory that the "Bear" was
bumped off in connection with the
assassination of Edvard J. Colemaii,
labor unitn czar, has been aban
doned.f The detectives believe' the
"Bear" was murdered by an utidcr:
strapper in hisNown gang of wagon
thieves, whisky runners' and "boost
ers," who had ( been "shorted" by
Ryan of not "more than $30, his
promised pay for several night,'
work as driver of a car or wagon
used itf distributing thousands of
dollaraWorth of stolen whisky.
When "the Bear" was dying from
the four bullets in his abdomen, he
slaver and said
think thj damned rat i:aa
Attorney- General Defines
Powers That Can Be
Exercised in Equal-
The- notice are seatchmK for a
rh.-.tiffrur and wacon driver various-
Iv known, as "Squirrel," "Nosey.'
"Nuts" and ' "Brainy," the last in
gentle irony, who worked three
nights, with a light truck, transport
ing stolen whisky for "the Bear" and
who bad been promised $10 a night
for the work. The slayer of Ryan
dronned his can as he fled, and it
corresponded with one worn by IhtA
"Squirrel, who is missing troni nis
usual haunts. His slimy record and
numerous aliases fill several pages
Sin the records ot the jail, nouse oi
correction andsBndexvell workhouse.
Raise $50,000 Fund
Tb Start Search for
( Norristown", Pa., June 18. A
fund (which. - it is hoped, will ap
picximate $50,000 is being raised by
friends of Mr. and Mrs George H.
Coughlin, to conduct a nation wide
search for their U'lnonths-oid baby,
who was stolen on JuTie 2, and for
the apprehension f the kidnapers.
Three Norristown men announced
today they would contribute $4,000
each -to the, fund and "a number of
others subscribed smaller amounts.
It is plamied to offer a large re
ward for the return of(the child and
to employ a big force of -detectives
in an effort to run down the ab
ductdrs. : ' . ' ,
Local authorities, private detec
tives and state police renewed their
serA today for the missing child.
Thy also were exerting every effort
to run dowithe writer (of several
letters" signed ."The Crank who
swindled Mr. "TCoughlin out of
$12,000 by claiming he 1 od little
Blakley' JmhL that he would, be re-turned-upon
payment of that s,um.
Charles -A: Eller, chief " of the
Norristown', police, -said today he
was positive "The .Crank" h:.d noth
ing whatever to do .with the kid
naping. ' v
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Chsdron Plans Big Time .
" . At Installation of Elks
'Chadron, Neb., June , 18. (Spe
cial.) Chadi'on will put on gala
appearance next Tuesday when an
Elks lodge will be installed. All
stores fvill be dfecorated in purple and
white, Elk colors. Prominent men
from all section of the state will
take part irt the exercises. 1 s '
United States Marshal James C.
Dahlman ,jot Omaha, former, rest
dents of this city, will take part in
the exercises. Judge, Patrick of
Omaha.-also a former resident wil!
be one of the speakers. Frank,E.
Green, president of the state associa
tion, will be in charge. :
Andrew A. Morrissey, phief justice
of the supreme court, will deliver an
address at the festivities. After the
installation a special train will take
Chadron Elks and members of the
lodge who assist in the installation
to Alliance to attend the state meet
ing of the organization. f
Federal Agents Find Corn x
Whisky in Raid in Iowa
Plattsmouth, Neb., June 7r
(Special.) A raiding party headed
by Lieut. Murray of the federal en
forcement office at Washington and
Federal Agent Sumner "Knox,
swooped down upon a fnoonshitte
plant at the farm of George Free
man, five miles southeast of here,
on the Iowa, side of the. river, and
confiscated 20 gallons of ' corn
whisky "hidden in the bedroom Of
the owner, as well, as barrels in a
nearby shed containing over. 100
gallons : of mash and corn syrup
used in manufacturing whisky. They
failed to locate the still.( " r
. At several other suspected, places
small amounts of liquor were found.
The officers presented search war
rants at the Perkins restaurant in
Pacific Junction (Iowa) and the
homes jof two farmers where no
liquor was found. t
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Plattsmoutrt Soldiers' Home
Packed House at Benefit
Plattsmouth, Neb., June 18.
(Special.) The initial performance
of the American , Legion cabaret
minstrel snow was given in the Par
mele tticater here before a packed
house, netting upwards of $500. The
show is given under the direction
of Percy. Field of nis city, an ex
show and minstrel manj and is said
to be the best local performance
ever given in the city. Funds real
ized from the show will be used to
assist in building a legion memorial
club home. , , . , .
Alleged Pickpockets Held.
Three alleged pickpockets were,
arrested at the union statipn yester.
day by detectives.' The meir gave
Uheir names as James XfcCormick
and Harry A. Thomas) of San Fran-
ciscoi and James Taylor of Los An
ucles.' .) . , v -
Lincoln, Xeb., June 18. (Special.)
A county board has no right to
raise or lower the general assessment
made by the precinct assessors of
the county on real estate, according
to an opinion given by Deputy At
torney General J. B. Barnes. The
req'itcst forvan opinion was put up to
the attorney generaj's office by Sec
retary Osborne of the state board of
f ((rlalization because of the fact that
one county assessor raised the as
sessment 50 tier cent aud the comity
board lowered the assessor's fig
ures VIY2 per cent. .
The opinion of the attorney 'gen
craj is as follows: ,
"In answer to your letter of June
18- 1920 in which you ask if the
county board, sitting as a board of
equalization, can make and pass an
order directing the county clerk to
loyfeT or raise the assessment as re
turned by the precinct assessors of
the entire county, we inform you
that it is the opinion of this depart
ment that in the first instance the
assessors make the assessment 'and,
fix the assessment valuations. The
county board of equalization can
equaTize the assessment as between
individual .property owenrsand as
between the different preciitcts 'or
parts of the county, but the county
board has no jurisdiction to raise or
lower the general assessment made
by the assessors of the real estate of
the whole county. That is the
province of the state board of
equalization aud this is 'done in
equalizing the assessment , of real
estate between the several counties
in the tate.
City Park Foreman
And Evades Arrest.
Dean Noyes, foreman of the city
park department,last night escaped1
the watchful eye of Motorcycle Po
liceman George Emery and evadeu
arrest by strategy. .
Noyes was driving his car near
Florence boulevard and Ames ave
nue, and saw Emery waiting for vic
tims who were driving past without
the necessary glow from the tail
lights of their automob.iles. Sud
denly recalling that the light on the
back of "His car had burned out,
Noyes stopped his car and put a
lighted cigaret which cast a faint
llght beside the burnt-out bulb.
Then, he drove )ast the officer to tnc
garage where he hail a new light in
stalled. "And he had the nerve to come
back and tell me about jt after
warefs," Emery said.
- Big Valuation Increase.'
Fremont, Neb., June 18.' (Spc
cial.) Dodge county's actual valu
ation has increased from $50,000,000
in 1919, to $70,008,000 this year, ac
cording to the refiort of County
Assessor John O'Connor. Fre
mont"sactuai valuation is $6,500,000
for both real estate and personal
property, the assessor finds.
'. Negro Held as Thief.
Thomas Dunlap, ' negro janitor,
420 South Thirteenth street, was ar
rested by detectives yesterday and
is being held for investigation.
J-unlap was trying to dispose of
two cameras, believed to iiave been
stdlcn, at a Douglas street pawn
shop, police say. . .
To Jackson and Lee
By General Pershing
C'hlrafo TrllMine-OnmhaHfe Leaned Wire.
Lexington, Ky., June 18. The
lieart, of the old south opened here
today to receive Gen. John , J. Per
shing at .the tomb of Gen. Robert E.
Iee, Memorial chapel. Gen. Per
shing Jaid a wreath upon the re
cumbent statue of Lee, while aged,
gray clad veterans stood at atten
tion beside khak-i clad sons and
grandsons who bore Oljr Glory for
ward on the battle fields of France.
In a brief, eulogy' the general re
minded his audience that Gen. Lee
had- gone-down in history .as one of
the- world's greatest generals and
Christian genilerueu. He exhorted
Americans to emulate Lee's charac-,
ter and ,life in war and in peace.
From the toinl) fei-Lce, Gen. Per
shing, his staff, confederate vet
erans and world war veterans pro-
receded in line of march to the tomb
Lof Gen. -Stonewall Jackson. With
bared heads and with steel gray eyes
aglow, Gen. Pershing paid a tribute
to the great military Strategist. He
mentioned the fact that Gen. Jack
son's military tactics are studied
throughout the world and expressed
his pleasure to be. able to pay a
tribute to -tie great soldier and
Christian gentlemen whomMcKin-ley-
so admired and upon wjion the
world looked with admiration and
Held for Reckless Driving. '
Bob Campbell, 401 Williams, was
arrested last night charged with in
toxication and reckless driving, when,
his automobile collided rwith a car
drivdn by1 Mrs. G. F.AYeigend, 264-'
Capitol avenue, near Thirtieth street
'and Ames avenue. Both cars were
Jiadly damaged. .
Fremont Man Is Killed
" In Fall From Elevator
Fremont,' Neb., June 18. (Spe
cial Telegram.) James Haughn, 64
ytars bid, was killed last "uight a!
the Nye-Schneider-Fowler elevator
here, when he fell 70) feets into a
tank. He was Unmarried.
Wabash Engineer Killed.
William Rogers, 57 years old, vet
eran Wabash engineer, living at 19J0
South Sixth street, Council Bluffs,
was ernkhed to death when his lo
comotive was derailed and over
turned near Silir City, Ia.,ycster
Sob Drink Staiid.
II. T. DeBolt's refreshment stand,
5362 NorthTwenty-seventh street.
yas broken into Thursday night and
a quantity of candy, chewing gum
aud tobaCco stolen according to a
complaint made, to tk police last
Retired Naval Officer
Dies After Long Illness
Annapolis, Md., June 18. Com
modore Theodoric Porter, U. S. N
retired, died at the naval hospital
here after 'an illness of four months
of oernicious anaemia. He wasa
son of the late Admiral David D.
Porter; was graduated from the
naval acedmy in the class of 1870
and was transferred to the retired
list in 1908. He was 74 years old. ,
South Side Brevities
Bag Stolen From Auto,
A traveling bag belonging to Mrs.
James Srum of Shelby, Ia and con
taining two dresses, Other wearing
apparel, and toilet articles, was
stolen from an automobile parked
near Sixteenth an Douglas streets,
Sug, thre pounAa of It, allritd
hav been stolen from hln employ?.
Worm A Co., coat Juaeph Dopa It p
vouiid In South Side pollca court yeaUr
X hav In tranalt Pennsylvania Beran '
ton bard coal (or liaaa burner and furnace
uae. l'liohe ua your order before It la all
none. Harding Coal company. Phone
Fined in South Ride police, court yeatar
day 1 100 for llleital poaaeaalon of liquor,
JoH.-pli llaauka,- ftroi-er. 6604 South Twen.
tleth alreet, la now held by federal au
tliurltlex (or alleged Illegal manufacture
Dealre ro be warm lnalde and out durlnif
(he Huilden cool wove whlch"awooped down
on Omaha Thuraday. Oscar Dickey ol
Council Hluffa. paraded South Side etweti
in a bl(t, fur overcoat. Police accotleil
Mm concerning hie unaeaaonable wearlna
apparel njict fuund him Intoxicated. tin
-a fined lie. ,
CASH RAISING REFRIGERATOR SAt.K.
We have an overstock of refrigerator
which we muMt move. We have jut out'
entire etock of refrlgeretore on aate at S
per cent off of our caah price. Our caeh
prtce now la 16 per cent lower than ather
atorea. Come In and make your election
while he atock of aliea la complete.
"Why, I thought that
lightweight Suits only
cuna in light color, and
hero I tee every (hade in
every weave and more
pattern than I ever
thought of in a heavier
uit," exclaimed a cus
tomer on hi first visit to
our tropical clothes sec
tions. , s
JOHN A. SW ANSON. Pres.
.... VV UH sM
, GREATER v
NEBRASKA ' 11
HAS THE vJV
f GOODS .
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Qhina Splits, Sennets, - ? LVv Wd,,' fI
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WM. L. HOLZMAN, Treas.:
SHOP EARLY CLOSE CLOSES AT 6 P. M. SATURDAYS OTHER DAYS 5 P. M.
of Simiiieir Coinafort
At Cool Clothes Headquarters
Light, dainty and cool,
Fatent Leather, W h i t'e
Canfas, Black and Tan Calf
Strap Slippers to fit all
sizs and age&
Bring the children, in
Saturday. We have a'spe
cial department for. them,
with special salesmen to see
that they are properly
Patent -Leather at t h e
v Sizes 2 to S
Size & to 8
V Sizes to 11 . ;"
$4.00 ' -
. ' Sizes - to
' Sizes 2W to 7 '
D rex el
. 1419 Farnnm St.
Enjoy the little treat
of choosing your straw
from the biggest show
ing in the middle west.'
Shina Splits, bennets,
S2.50 to $10
REAL Clothes Service-that's the Greater
Nebraska idea, and it is emphasized in
our superb collection of the cool clothes men
want these blistering hot summer days.
There's another, side to this coo
clothes subject today next Fall cloth
ing prices will be higher and a Summer
Suit will help conserve a heavier
.weight for future wear.
PALM BEACH SUITS
COOL CLOTH SUfTS v
$1.00 to $30.00
TROPICAL WORSTED. SUITS
$35.00 to $50.00 -
SHANTUNG SILK SUITS
$25.00 and $35.00
PONGEE ILK SUITS
$25.00 and $35.00
, COOL MOHAIR SUITS
$18.00 to $35.00
Superbly Styled Summer Clothes Finely
, Designed and Tailored
No need to compromise on "near style" and
"near workmanship" in a Summer Suit not
when Greater Nebraska is featuring quality
and character in featherweight suits atprices
" positively. lowest in the city.- Compare.
Thg Master Hand-Tailored Clothes of America
y Unquestionably thd finest clothes made ,are produced' by
the makers of the clothes we sell. 'Not because we sell them,
but because you're going to wear them and find it out for
The House of Kuppenheimer, Hickey-Freeman, Society
Brand, Fashion Park and a score of others all famous spe
cialists in clothes making are featured here. Many new
mid-season styles v
$45 $50 $55 $60 $70 $75 $85
Come for Comfort in
Building comfort is like building a
house start at the foundation. Un
derwear is the foundation of comfort
athletic union suits preferred.
Here's the west's largest, most com
Union " '
$1.25 to $W-
B. V. D.
Easily Headquarters for
Because here are ALL the "finer
lines what a man's game this is in
shirt selection. Exclusive patterns,
many woven by the makers them
selves. Silks, silk mixtures, fiber,
madras, percale and nbvelty weaves.
$2.50 to' $18.50
on the Prairie
Quality in bathing suits famous
Bradley quality npne are or can be
better made they are the B-E-S-T.
Regulation or crawl stroke models.
Beautiful selections of colors and com
$1.00 to $8.50 -
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Footwear "Step Right Into a Cool Summer, Men
Sizzling hot pavements, the arch enemy of the sole un
less a man is anti-sweltef shod. Here's the answer:
Men's Cool Palrt Bech
Oxfords, welt-sewed soles,-
$3.50, $4.50 and $5.
I - Men's Cool hite Canvas
, Oxfords, wide variety att,
$2.75 to $4.50. ,
. Men's Ventilated Oxfords,
tan leather, very cool, Sat
urday at $4.50.
BOYS AND YOUTHS' BAREFOOT SANDALS AND PLAY OXFORDS
Greater She Section Entire North S action Main Floor Separata Section for Men, for Women, for Chtklfen.
Men's Tennis Shoes and
Oxfords, also Athletic Footwear.
' WM I HOlTMAN.T.iaj
-CORRECT APPAREL FOR MEN AND WOMEN
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