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Democratic Candidate Bases
Statements About G. 0. P.
Campaign Fund on Quotas
Assigned Various Cities
PRESENTS NO EVIDENCE
OF SUMS CONTRIBUTED
Quotes From Official Bulletin
1 Of Fred W. Upham, Repub
lican Treasurer Claimr
Public Was Misled.
By The Aaociatd Prrss.
Pittsburgh, Aug. 26. Information
to support his charges that a repub
lican campaign fund exceeding $15,
0(10,000 was beinsr raised "in a con-
sniracy to buy the presidency." was
presented by Governor Lox of Ohio.
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ms w uciuuvnui pi i-siucuuai cauuiuaie,
f addressing a nnhltr nipptimr tnnicrlit
r O I " " ' -' ("J
v Governor Cox's data consisted al
most entirely of matter taken from
the "Official Bulletin" of Fred W.
Upham of Chicago, treasurer of the
republican natioiml committee, but
his chief exhibit was a typewritten
lisj purporting to show republican
I (jfampaign quotas imposed of 51 prin
',. ijripai cities in 27 states and aggregat
.' T Names of local subscribers, Gov
ernor Cox said, were ordered -kept
secret. These quotas, given as $2.
000,000 for New York city, $750,000
for Chicago, $500,000 for Philadel
phia and ranging down to $25,000 for
mailer cities like Albany, N. Y and
Atlanta, Ga., were said by Governor
Cox to have been announced about
the middle of July.
Umaha s quota was given as
$50,000 and Des Moines tie same.
That Senator Harding,' his repub
lican opponent, "was acquainted with
.the details" of the quota plan and
that ft was also approved by Will ft
Hays, chairman of the republican ria-
L tional committee was charged by the
democratic candidate. 'v 1
, Quotes From Bulletin.
From subsequent issues of the "Of
ficial Bulletin," Governor Cox quoted
many reports from republican work
ers throughout the country, repot-r
ing going "over the top" and in ex
cess of the alleged quotas.
Announcement oi the $8,145,000
metropolitan quotas, Governor Cox
t said, was made by Harry M. Blair,
assistant to Treasure'r Upham. A
meeting was held in Chicago, Gov
ernor Cox said, at which Will H.
Hays, chairman of th republican
national committee, spoke his bless
ings." The governor charged that type
written sheets bearing the 51 cities'
quotas were "distributed to those
assembled" and he produced one of
tjie alleged quota lists, but did not
-ftate how or where it was acquired.
"he quota plan, he said, was car
ted out like that of the Liberty loan
On Business Basis.
That the reputed attempt to raise
$8,145,000 from 51 cities in 27 of the
48 states is fair evidence that the
total national fund will be much
larger, was declared by Governor
t'ox. who said btir business men
ere prominent on the republican
ays and means committee and that
ie raising of funds was on a busi-
icss "salesmanship" basis.
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siatcmen' .n the republican "Bulle
tin" th state and county organiza
tions were not to be -"distributed or
retarded in their activities."
Calling attention to Chairman
Hays' statement that $3,000,000 was
being raised. Governor Cox said that
today's papers carried a statement
from Treasurer Upham that the re
publican total would be about $7,
500.000. "From the evidence which we shall
submit," Governor Cox aded. "I
ihink you will agree that we are just
hied in multiplying Mr. Upham's
figures by two."
Refers to Mark Hanna.
Governor Cox, standing stanchly
by his charges that an attempt Re
purchase the prcsidencv was being
made, declared that "the senatorial
oligarchy and their friends arc hark
ing back to the days- of . Mark
Hanna." stating that in the 1896
campaign, which' Mr. Hanna man
aged. $16,500,000 was spent.
"It was this foul thing." said Gov
ernor Cox. "which Theodore Roose
velt brought to an end when he re
formed the republican party. When
he was doing it Warren G. Harding
branded him as an "Aaron Burr."
"I charge again an assault on the
electorate." said Governor Cox.
"It can't be hidden; the hosts are
marshalled: the money ammunition
is prepared, but it will not succeed.
The net is spread in sight of the
quarry. What is the game except to
becloud the public mind on the sub
ject of the league of nations issue
ind world peace?"
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1 Falls; Camp Taken Out
r"V,Washtngton. Ag. 26. The 1920
r population of El Paso is 77.543, in
stead of 83.856," as previously an
nounced today.; It was explained
that a rechecking showed that the
Fort Bliss military station had been
included in the enumerators report,
; thus necessitating the deduction of
y 6,293 from the city's population as
Of Agriculture Dies
At Home in Traer, la.
HELD RECORD AS
Iowa Farmer Big Factor in
Developing Agriculture In
terests WI. h Serving
Traer, la., Aug. 26. James Wil
son, former secretary of agriculture,
died at 11 a. m. today at his home
here. He was 86 years old.
The funeral will be held at 2 p. m.
Saturday in the United Presbyterian
James Wilson was head of thq De
partment of Agriculture for 15 years,
during which he contributed largely
to the phenomenal agricultural de
velopment of the United States.
His long service in the cabinet
constituted a record. Albert Galla
tin, once secretary of the treasury,
had previously held the record with
service of nearly 13 years.
Served Three Presidents.
Mr. Wilson's service, however, was
notable for the constructive work
which it included, rather than for
the remarkably lonf time which he
held the portfolio, with complete ac
ceptability under three presidents of
diverse temperaments McKinley,'
Roosevelt and fait.
Mr. Wilson was an Iowa farmer.
Born August 16, 1835, he was the
son of a Scotchman, who left Ayr
shire, Scotland, in 1852 to settle with
his family in the United States. Near
the present town .of Traer, la., the
family founded the new- home, and
in that neighborhood the son, James,
hegan farming on his own account
as early as 1861, and at the same
time began his political career with
election to the Iowa state legislature.
In 1872 he was sent to -congress,
and served in all three terms.
Introduced Durum Wheat.
He was regent of the Iowa State
university from 1870 to 1874, and for
six years prior to becoming secretary
of agriculture he was director of the
state experiment station and profes
sor of agriculture at the Iowa State
Agricultural college. His application
of science to agricultural practice
brought him to such national prom
inence that President McKinley
made him secretary of agriculture
on March 4, 1897.
Secretary -Wilson introduced into
the United States a great number of
valuable crops which hitherto had
been successful only in foreign coun
tries. Among these was durum
wheat, which came to yield nearly
$50,000,000 a year to the farmers of
the northwest. He thus extended the
possibilities of wheat growing far
beyond the former climatic limits.
"Tama Jim" to Iowa. ;
As an octogenarian, Mr. Wilson
was still erect and vigorous, a man
six feet tall, all bone ana muscle. In
Iowa his old friends and associates
knew him affectionately as "Tama
Jim." Of the Presbyterian faith, he
was, as a boy, made familiar with
the old . metrical version of the
psalms, from which he frequently
quoted in a quaint way with remark
able effect. .No formalities ever
hedged about him; the plainest farm
er who visited his office in Wash
ington received .the same grasp of
the hand and courteous attention
that was civen to leadens in official
Wall Street Is Blamed
' For High Price at Movies
Atlantic City, N. J.. Aug. 26. A
Wall street group of moving picture
producers are responsible for the
high price of admission charged by
motion picture theaters, , according
to the conference of movie theater
owners now in- session here.
The conference today adopted a
resolution declaring ; that the limit
has been reached in. the. price of ad
mission. Denver Strikers Must Serve
Time, Supreme Court Rules
Denver, Colo.. Aug. 26.--The state
supreme court today refused to take
action in the appeal for a stay of
execution to liberate seven striking
traction union leaders in jail for con
tempt of court for calling the strike
until a complete record of the case
in the lower court had been submitted.
Bolsheviki Concentrate Forces
To Renew Offensive Against
Poles With Lemberg as the
Main Objective Point.
WORK NIGHT AND DAY
Remnants of Fourth Red
Army, Cut Off in Kolno Re
gion, Succeed in Escaping to
East After Hard Battle.
By the Aasorlate4 Prras.
Warsaw, Aug. 26. Russian soviet
reserves are reported being brought
up on the southern front in great
numbers. According to information
in the hands of the Polish General
Haller, reserves some distance be
hind the bolshevist north front also
are being brought up.
The military authorities expressed
the belief today that although
crushed in the north, the bolsheviki
plan to renew their offensive with
Lemberg as the objective.
Germans Aid Reds.
General Haller said there were in
dications that armies of Russian
workingmen were being grouped at
various points for possible use
against the Poles, and that these
armies might be thrown against the
Poles at any time. General Haller
said there also were indications that
the soviet munition factories, under
German foremen, were working
night and day and that' many Ger
man munition experts were being
Remnants of the fourth bolshe
viki army, which were cut off by the
Polish advance in the region of Kol
no, have succeeded in cutting their
way through to the eastward, after
a battle lasting 10 hours, according
to an official statement issued here.
The soviet troops carried out a re
grouping maneuver and succeeded
in making their way out of the trap
which had closed upon them, but at
last accounts were surrounded by
more numerous forces of the fourth
. Poles Flank Soviet Army.
On the central front the Poles have
carried out a flanking movement to
the north and . have ' occupied
Knyszyn, 15 miles - northwest of
Bialystok and Stawiski, 12 miles
northeast of Lomza. Occupation of
these towns, with the capture of
Kolno, completes the work of forg
ing a ring around the 15th bolsheviki
army. Other soviet forces have re
assembled at various places and are
making repeated attacks in theiF at
tempts to break the Polish cordons.
At Lomza the Poles took 2,000
prisoners and nine cannon and at
Bialystok 7,000 prisoners and 18
guns. Among the captives is the
commander oi the bolsheviki divis
ion. Poles Take Ostrolenka.
London, Aug. 26. Polish troops
yesterday, after hard fighting, cap
tured the fortress of Ostrolenka, 22
miles southwest of Lomza, and
forced a passage of the Xarew river,
the Central News' Warsaw corre
spondent todav says it is officially
stated at the Polish capital.
Fierce fighting in the Orie Khov
district of the Crimea, continually
increasing in violence, is reported in
the Russian soviet official statement
of Wednesday received here today
, On the Lemberg front the soviet
cavalry has penetrated the . Polish
rear and reached the town of Stryi,
the statement says. On the north
ern front the soviet retreat contin
ues. The statement adds:
"In the Lomza and Bialystok re
gion (northeast of Warsaw), we con
tinue to conduct rear guard actions.
We have occupied a number of vil
lages north and east of Brest
Litovsk. In the Cholm region local
fighting is progressing.
"In the Crimean sector, in the
Kherson region, as the result of suc
cessful fighting in the past few days,
we are driving back the enemy to
the south and southeast. In the
Orickhov region fierce fighting con
tinues, with growing intensity.
The northern Polish army is con
tinuing to move up in the region be-i
tween Sierpo and Soldau, near, the
East Prussian border, and are
marching on Chorzellen, to the east
of Mlawa, to cut off the retreat of
the remaining soviet forces.
In the center the Poles have oc
cupied Ostrolenka and Staviski, as
well as Kolno, and are marching on
Ossowiec. In the south the Poles
have retaken Hrubieszow and the
60th bolshevik division around Lem
berg is retreating to the southeast
Omaha Women Honored at
National Fraternal Meet
Mfs. Dora Alexander Talley, su
preme clerk of the Woodmen -circle,
611 South Thirty-sixth street, was
elected Thursday as president of the
secretary's section of the National
Fraternal congress which closed its
annual session in Chicago Thurs
day. Mrs. Mary E. La Rocca, supreme
fuardian of the Woodmen circle,
524 Harney street, was elected
vice president of the presidents' sec
tion of the congress.
Both women will leave - Chicago
tonight for Los Angeles to attend
the annual convention of insurance
Order Issued For
Bridge at Yankton
The Meridian Highway Bridge
company yesterday authorized the
directors to let the contract for the
construction of the proposed
$1,500,000 railroad bridge over the
Missouri river at Yankton, S. D.
Erection of this bridge is of great
concern to Omaha because it will
give this city direct connection be
tween northeast Nebraska and
southeast South Dakota, which
trade territory has heretofore been
The bridge is ordered to be ready
for traffic in 1922.
TO SERVICE MEN
AT ANNUAL MEET
Fremont, With Fort Crook
Band and Airplane, Makes
Strong Bid for Next
Hastings, Neb., Aug. 26. (Spe
cial Telegram.) With delegates
present from nearly 300 posts, em
bracing a membership of more than
20,000, the state convention of the
American Legion of Nebraska
Norfolk and vicitity sent a dele
gation of 75 and an orchestra. Oma
ha has 58 delegates on the grounds,
and Fremont, which is after the 1921
convention, sent a booster crowd in
a private car, together with the
Twentieth infantry band of Fort
Crook. The coming of the Fremont
ers was heralded by airplane. Pilot
E. J. Robins and L. L. Fitzsimmons
making the 133 miles' in 90 minutes.
Scottsbluff is expected to make an
active bid for the next convention. A
Kansas delegation arrived today to
seek Nebraska's support in their
quest for the 1921 national conven
tion. E. P. McDermott of Kearney and
Frank A. Warner of Norfolk are
candidates for state commander.
There was some talk today of a dark
horse candidate, especially among
west end delegates.
It is expected a fight will be made
on constitutional amend.ment. pro
posal No. 21, prohibiting the sale
of school lands, except at auction.
Many legion men contend the land
should be offered for sale, and that
ex-service men should be given pref
erence. National Commander D'Olicr was
due to arrive here tonight.
The Douglas county delegation
caucused today and elected the fol
lowing delegation officers: Chair
man, John Kilmartin; vice chair
man, John S. Byrne; secretary,
Kendall Hammond. The convention
chairman appointed Clinton Brome
a member of the resolutions com
mittee, T. J. McGuire on the wel
fare committee and Harry S. Byrne
on the committee to arrange for the
next conventior. '
Mayor of Cork, on
Hunger Strike, Is in
London, Aug. 26. Terence Mac
Sweney, mayor of Cork, despite two
serious collapses last night due to
his critical condition resulting from
his hunger strike in Brixton prison,
was brighter this morning when vis
ited by Father Dominick, his per
sonal chaplain. He was too weak to
speak more than a few words, how
ever. It was officially stated today that
13 policemen were injured, none se
riously, during last night's dis
turbances outside Brixton prison
when a crowd engaged in a free
fight with the police.
Belfast, Aug. 26. Rioting was re
sumed early this morning in the
Ballymacarrett section of this city,
east of the River Lagan. Military
forces summoned to the scene of
disorder fired on a crowd, killing
one man and dangerously wounding
two girls. .
The New Constitution
(The Bee continues tolny Its explann
tlona of the various amendments to the
atntfl constitution, proposed by the stata
constitutional convention and auhmltted
to a vote of the people at a special elec
tion to be held September 21. This elec
tion la In many respects the most Impor
tant held in Nebraska In a generation. An
Intelligent ballot can be cast only aft'zr
a clear understanding of the various pro
posals submitted. There are 41 prtpoaals
and each la submitted for separate vbte. )
PROPOSITION NO. 7.
An amendment to Section 4 of Ar
Increases pay of state legislators
from $600 to $800. Provides for sal
ary of $10 per day for special ses
sions, not to exceed $100 for any one
special session. Removes require
ment that legislature remain in ses
sion at least sixty days. '
PROPOSITION NO.' 8.
An amendment to Section 10 of
Provides - that no amendment to
any bill by one house shall be con
curred in by the other except by the
affirmative vote of the majority of
all members elected to that house.
This is designed to prevent im
portant action by a mere majority
of those present at a particular ses
sion. Also amends Section 11 of Article
III. Eliminates provision which re
quires each bill to be read three
times on three different days before
passing. Permits a bill to be intro
duced and paised on one W
I HOW SUFFRAGE iBl.'
J WAS OBTAINED I
I IT OQREPUBUCAN .
i L J STATES lKsK
I I RATIFIED f- JV
fill THE SUFFRAGE flm' I
I I AMENDMENT Ji All 4
REQUIRED, M 4 ftt
II RATIFICATION tffiL I
lljl'l 5Y 36 STATES ijW M
n n democratic mm. 'm
states mtt$) II I
RATIFIED, Viis lilt
WHERE THI REPUBLICANS 1"
I MDft IT POSSIBLE iTm I
HAYS WILL GIVE
ON DEMOS' STAND
Republican Chairman Prom
ises to Reveal Figures in
Regard to Democratic
New York, Aug. 26. It was
stated at republican national head
quarters here today that Will H.
Hays, national chairman, will give
some startling figures regarding
democratic campaign funds in Chi
cago next Monday when he testifies
before the senate committee investi
gating presidential campaign expen
Although none of the party's lead
ers would state the exact nature of
the facts to be presented by Mr.
Hays, the impression given was that
they would deal with sums raised by
the democrats since 1916, "greater
than the republicans have raised in
the same period.
"I will try to confine the senate
committee's attention to the funda
mentals of Governor Cox's charge,"
Mr. Hays said. "Regardless of the
amounts he has quoted, however
ridiculous their size, Governor Cox
may not attack the integrity of those
who have contributed toward the
fund of less than a million which we
have raised. These sources are not
'sinister' r.or 'corrupt.' They rep
resent the best'; of our American
"Then I will prove to the commit
tee that the statement regarding
"millions raised by the national com
mittee is untrue."
Mr. Hays refused to go into de
tail on the facts that he would pre
sent regarding the democratic
George White, chairman of the
democratic national committee, said
that he had no comment to make on
a published report that the failure of
the democratic party to gain financial
support from the quarters upon
which it had counted precipitated
Governor C.ox's attacks on the re
Colorado Rail Beard
Raises Traffic Rates
Denver, Colo., Aug. 26. The
Colorado public utilities commission
today authorized temporarily the
same rate increases on railroad traf
fic moving, between points in Colo
rado as were authorized on inter
state traffic by the Interstate Com
merce commission July 29 last, ex
cept that it refused to permit the
railroads to increase rates on miik
and cream shipments carried on pas
Sugar Production In Spain
Twice Amount Needed
Madrid, Aug. 26. Sugar produc
tion in Spain this year will be twice
the amount needed to supply the re
quirements of the people, according
to an announcement made today by
Mendez Vigo, government commis
sioner of supplies. He declared the
price of sugar -would decline
How She Got
ON LAST DAY OF
LOW RAIL RATES
Officials Expect Lessening of
Travel, But Increase in Re
ceipts From Fares.
The final rush of people who took
advantage of the last day of low
rates, expiring at midnight last
night, went through Omaha Thurs
day. Railway lines were loaded to
' Though officials say it is too early
to predict the effect of the fare in
creases pn travel, they expect a les
sening. In spite of a decrease in the
number of fares, they believe the re
ceipts from fares will be as large of
larger than formerly.
The old 3-cent rate is still in ef
fect in intrastate travel, and people
traveling from one town to another
in Nebraska may do so at the old
Railroads also reported a last
minute rush of shippers, endeavoring
to get cars under the old tariff.
Freight loaded before midnight was
entitled to the old rate, as well as
grain shipped to Omaha in transit,
which may be held for two weeks
and sent on without higher charge.
Dealer Is Defendant
In Divorce Action
Chicago, Aug. 26. "I loved him,
but he beat me."
Mrs. Robert A. Joyce made this
statement to Judge. McKinley to
day against her husband, the mil
lionaire lumber man. She told a
thrilling story of life as the wife of
the rich man. The court intimated
a divorce would be granted tomor
row, when her property right to
?200,000 will be settled;
"One evening I brought home
Miss Blanche Green as a guest,"
she told the court. "He was drunk
and accused us of being drunk. He
ordered her from the- house and
threw me on a sofa and choked me.
We got a taxi and went to the Black
stone hotel, but they wouldn't let
us have a room because he had tele
phoned them he would not pay for
it. Then we went to another hotel."
She said that while they were at
French Lick he locked all the doors
and choked her. Another time, she
testified, he knocked on her door and
said: "I could kill you and get
away with it. How do I know you
are not a burglar?"
Planes Leave Nome, Alaska,
On Return Flight to N. Y.
Nome, Alaska, Aug. 26. Three of
the four planes in the United States
army's Alaska aerial expedition took
the air on the return flight to Min
eola, N. Y., at 3:30 yesterday after
noon. The first leg of their trip
will take them to Ruby, 300 miles
east. Capt. St. Clair Street, com
mander of the expedition, expects
to hop off early today.
Captain Street hopped off with his
companion aviators, but returned to
the field because of slight trouble
with his engine. Planes 2, 3 and 4
will await his arrival at Ruby before
continuing to Fairbanks, the next
RA;t BODY WILL
OPPOSE PLAN TO
Notified of Injunction Suit
And Preparations Made
To Fight Company's
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 26. (Special.)
The Nebraska railway commission
was notified this afternoon of an in
junction suit filed in the Omaha fed
eral court attacking its order rela
tive to the new freight and passen
ger freight rate increase. Copies of
the' injunction suit brought by the
carrier to enjoin enforcement of the
commission's order were served on
the state officials this afternoon.
The suit asks to have the old Ne
braska 2-cent fare law declared un
constitutional on the ground that it
conficsates property without due
process of law.
The commission recently held it
self without jurisdiction over pas
senger rates because of the 2-cent
fare law. and lowered a proposed 35
per cent increase intrastate on freight
rates to 25 per cent.
The railway commission will have
a representative at the hearing next
Monday and will fight the company's
Negro Orders Watermelon
: For Last Meal Before Death
Ossining, N. Y., Aug. 26. The
largest watermelon obtainable on the
local market will feature the last din
ner of Frank Kelley, negro murder
er, condemned to die tonight in the
electric chair at Sing Sing. Still
hopeful of a reprieve, Kelley or
dered in addition, roast chicken,
French fried potatoes, coffee, bis
cuits and milk.
Kelley was convicted of slaying
Catherine Dunn, a housemaid, in
Brooklyn, last Christmas. Accord
ing to the authorities of Springfield,
Mo., lie is the same negro, known as
Bus Cain, who escaped from 'a jail
there 14 years ago, while a mob was
seeking him for the murder of
Thomas Roark, a civil war veteran.
Omaha Firm Gets Contract
- For Sewer in Loup City
Loup City, Neb., Aug. 26. (Spe
cial.) The contract for the con
struction of a sewer system for
Loup City has been let to an Omaha
firm. The total cost will be about
$71,000. The contractor promises
to complete the outlet sewer before
cold weather and have the system
in operation by next July.
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Secretary Colby Affixes His
Signature to Proclamation
Announcing Amendment as
Part of Constitution.
FIGHT IS NOW OVER
Miss Alice Paul Declares That
Women Have Won Right to
Equal Voice in Affairs of
U. S. Government.
Washington, Aug. 26. The proc
lamation announcing officially thai
the suffrage amendment to the con
stitution had been ratified wa
signed today by Secretary Colby ol
the State department.
The document was signed at t
o'clock this morning at Mr. Colby's
home when the certificate froir,
Governor Roberts that the Tennes
see legislature had ratified the
amendment was received. Secretary
Colby announced his action oa his
arrival at his office later.
The announcement disappointed a
group of suffrage workers from
headquarters of the national wom
an's party who had gathered at the
State department hoping to be pres
ent when Mr. Colby attached his
signature to the proclamation. Miss
Alice Paul, chairman of the party,
was among the number.
"We are confident that the signa
ture of Secretary Colby completes
the suffrage struggle in this coun
try." she said. "In spite of every
obstacle that our opponents could
put in our way, women have won
the right to an equal voice in the
affairs of this government. The
woman's party will not relax its
vigilance, however, until it is sat
isfied that no further attempts will
be made to wrest from the women
of the United States the political
equality which they have won."
A suffrage jollification was
planned for tonight.
Secretary Colby later sent word
Ho the woman's party headquarters
mat ne would see the suffrage lead
ers at his office if they desired.
Word was sent back that Miss Paul
was preparing to leave for Kew
York; that the other leaders already
had returned to their homes and the
invitation could not be accepted.
Had Statement Ready.
Secretary Colby had prepared a
statement regarding ratification of
the suffrage amendment which he
planned to read to the ofiicials of the
national woman's party had they
accepted the invitation. The women
gave evidence of keen disappoint
ment in not having had an opportun
ity to make something of a ceremony
out of the signing of the proclama
tion and went back to headquarters
planning an independent jubilation.
When the secretary's invitation to
return to his office was declined,
another party of suffrage leaders ap
peared at the department. They
were officials and members of the
National American Woman Suffrage
association, headed by Mrs. Carrie
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BELLS WILL RING
FOR SUFF VICTORY
Omaha Women Will Take Part
In National Celebration of ,;
Right to Vote.
Omaha women will celebrate the
news of their right to vote as part
of a national jubilee Saturday.
Promptly at noon whistles will
blow and bells will ring.
Mrs. Draper Smith, member of
the state suffrage board, will be in
charge of the celebration in Omaha.
She will be assisted by Mrs. II. C.
Mrs. Smith received word yester-
clay from Mrs. Charles Dietrich of
Hastings, president of the League
of Women Voters, that she had
been notified by Mrs. Carrie Chap
man Catt of the national Saturday
Mrs. Call's announcement fol
lowed on the heels of Secretary of
State Colby declaring the federal suf
frage amendment carried.
Mrs. Dietrich will urge Governor
McKclvie to further the Saturday
noon celebration in the state and
Mrs. Smith will consult with Mayor
Smith concerning the jubilee in
Salvation Army Captain
Here in Interest of Work
Captain and Mrs. Marry Booth ol '
Des Moines are in Omaha in the in
terest of the young people's work
of the Salvation Army. Inspection
the Army under the superivsion of
Capt. James G. Cheyne will be fol
lowed by special meetings Sunday,
at which Captain Booth will speak.
These meetings will be held at 2
p. m. and 6 p. m. in the Salvation
Army tent at 1711 Davenport street
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