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THE BEE: OMAHA. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1920.
N Legislation Is
Of River Prosran
Two Associations Merge to
Promote Plans for Deepen
ing Mississippi for
The proposed program of activi
ties of the newly created waterways
division of the Mississippi Valley as
sociation, provided for under the
terms of a recent merger of the Mis
sissippi Valley Waterways associa
tion wun tne tormer organization
nas ocen announced by James
smith, president of the original
waterways organization and now
head of the valley association's
The plans, for, the appointment of
valley interests to constitute the
waterways division, are now under
way ind the personnel of this com
mittee is expected to 'be announced,
according to Smith, the latter part
of this month. Smith, states that
the committee will be composed of
representatives of the various river
districts throughout the Mississippi
valley and will be made up largely
of the officers, directors and the
leading men who have been active
in supporting the work of the Mis
sissipi Valley Waterways associa
tion during the four-year period of
To Urge Legislation.
Included in the activities compos
ing this program, and to which con
certed effort to be expended to
bring them to a. full realization, will
be the urging of necessary legisla
tion during the coming session of
congress, to provide for the early
completion of a six-foot' channel in
the upper Mississippi river from St.
Louis to Minneapolis; a nine-foot
channel in the Ohio river from Pitts-
. burgh to its mouth; a nine-foot chan
nel in the Illinois rive? from Utica
to Grafton, and in the Mississippi
nver irom urarton to Cairo, the lat
ter project being necessary, accord
ing to Smith, in order to secure i
standard channel deoth of nine feet
from Chicago through- to New Or
leans, and by way of Ohio river
through to Pittsburgh.
The passage of the Newton bill,
providing for a six-foot channel from
the Mississippi river to Kansas City,
win dc strongly urged by the water
way division, Smith states. '
To Use Towboats.
Activities, tending to the re-estab-
iishment of transportation service
on the upper Mississippi river be
tween St. Louis and Minneapolis, are
to be carried on an extensive scale,
and it is proposed to use a portion
of the equipment belonging to the
Federal Barge line that has been in
use on the lower Mississippi river
between St. Louis and New Orleans
for the last two years, according to
umitn. ihese towboats and barges,
now in Use on the lower river, such
as can be operated in the existing
shallow channel ot the upper river,
are expected to be out in temporary
use, Smith- says, as soon as the tiew
equipment Tnow being constructed by
the government, for use on the lower
Mississippi, is delivered. ,
In announcing the plans for the
future activities of the newly formed
waterways division, Smith urges the
combined effort of all valley inter
ests to aid in bringing about the full
utilization of inland waterways.
"The Mississippi Valley associa
tion has started a movement of tre
mendous importance to the entire
territory lying between the Al
legheny and Rocky mountains, and
it should receive the strong, hearty
and undivided support of the people
of this entire region," says Smith.
Continuing, he .states: "If the com
mercial interests of the people gener
ally in this Arast area of our country
which contains more than half of our
entire population, can be brought to
gether, and will work together, in an
effort to carry out the aims and ob
jects of the Mississippi Valley as
sociation, the people of the Missis
sippi valley will not only come into
their own, but the further develop
ment of this, the richest and most
fertile portion of the United States,
will benefit every citizen in our great
Driver, Well Tanked,
Goes to Sleep In Car
Louis Schechey, son of George
Schechey, proprietor of an East
Omaha roadhouse, was carrying a
heavy cargo of contraband while
driving his car on the east end of the
Locust street viaduct yesterday,
according to charges filed against
him by police. He also was charged
with driving an automobile while in
toxicated. Schechey went to sleep while
driving his car, the police said, and
when they arrested him he was iu
the car only two feet ftom Carter
lake water edge. 'Police arrested
Schechey after Mrs. Pierce Ryan,
who lives 10 miles west of Omaha,
saw him fall in a heap at the side
of his car. He had driven oniy a
short distance from
when the police found him,
the , viaduct
Nearing the Top?
By Charles Dana Gibson
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Published by .Arrangement With Life.
Ak-Sar-Ben Rulers to
Join Annual Excursion
- Jo Live Stock Show
Caruso Delivers Short
Address to Rotarians
Signor Enrico Caruso, famous
Italian tenor, was the guest of
honor of the Rotariaft club at a
luncheon in the Hotel Rome yester
day. He was introduced to a body
of visiting and local Rotarians,
numbering 500, by Past President
John Welch, who ptesided at the
Saying that he would sing if La
'uso would make a speech, Mr.
Johnson did not live up to his agree--rent.
Caruso made a brief , talk.
State Red Cross Meeting
'In Lincoln November 16
A state conference of Red Cross
chapters will be held at Lincoln Oc
tober 16. The Omaha chapter re
ouests that all who desire to attend
phone Miss Nellie Cb istensen at
Red Cross headquarters, Tyler ZIH.
Mrs. R. M. Switzler. chairman of the
Omaha chapter, urges that all who
re able attend. Dr. Farrand will
make an address on the present day
Red Cross program.
Lighting Flxtuns-USrandeti Else-,
trie Co.. fornrv Burgcss-CranUen
Co. 4d :
About 200 representatives of the
live stock market of the Omaha stock
yards have expressed an intention to
join the annual excursion to the state
university live stock show.
-1 he special train will leave Omaha
at 8 a. m. and South Omaha at .8:15,
arriving in Lincoln at 9:30 a. m. On
arrival at Lincoln the party will pa
rade up O street to Sixteenth, where
street cars will be waiting to take
the visitors to the state farm. The
forenoon will be spent looking over
live stock being groomed for the in
ternational show this" fall. Lectures
will be given on live stock feeding.
At noon the party will be served
luncheon prepared and served by
students of the domestic science de
partment, after which the visitors will
leave the farm for the Nebraska
Notre Dame foot ball game. The en
tire party will gather at Twelfth
street, between P and Q streets, from
where they will march in a body to
the ball grounds, headed by Oscar
Lieben's Shriner band.
Accompanying the stock yards
delegation will be a large representa
tion of Omahans, which will include
the king, queen, maids and govern
ors of Ak-Sar-Ben and everyone in
the party will carrf stock yards and
njunction Halts Raise
In Kearney Light Rate
Kearney, Neb., Oct. 13. (Special.)
An injunction suit was filed in
district court against the Central
Power Co., restraining them from
putting into force rates which are
20 per cent increase over those
stipulated in. a contract entered into
with the city several years ago. A
temporary restraining order was is
sued and the case set for hearing
Public opinion is against the com
pany because, of poor service which
has been given and this fact is ad
mitted by the company in a brief
filed with, the city commission at
time application for a raise in rates
In Custer County Court
Broken- Bow, Neb., Oct. 13.
(Special Telegram). James Stark,
45, residing seven miles north of
Sargent, was arrested and pleaded
guilty to the manufacture and illegal
possession of liquor. He was fined
$100 and sentenced to 30 days in the
county jail. The officers confiscated
52 gallons of liquor.
Ord Knights of Pythias
Hosts at District Meet
Ord, Neb., Oct. 13. (Special.)
The Knights of Pythias at Ord were
hosts at a district meeting of the or
der here. , Candidates from Greeley,
Loup City and Comstock were ini
tiated. C. S. Jones, editor of ,the Ord
Journal, president of the Ord chap
ter, presided at the ritualistic sessions.
New Band Leader. , .
Beatrice, Neb.. Oct. 13. (Special.)
Prof. Grim of University Place,
has taken charge of the Beatrice
municipal band and expects to soon
have 50 members. He is organiz
ing boys' classes in band music and
expects to soon establish a, boys'
First Municipal Concert
To Be Held October 27
The City Concept, club, " Which
plans to sponsor ' series of free
municipal concerts' at the Auditor
ium, met for luncheon Wednesday
at the Omaha Chatnber of Com
merce to perfect final arrangements
far the first concert of the season,
October 27. . . -
Mrs. Hester J3. Copper presided.
It was decided to charge the nom
inal fee of $1 for membership. Edith
May Miller is treasurer, 3418 Burt
Frank Mach is chairman of the
program committee for the coming
concert and numbers will, be given
by the American Legion band, Craig
F. xSchaefer, director; the- choir of
the" First Methodist church, under
the direction of J. E.1. Carnal: the
choir of the Benson Methodist Epis
copal church, under direction of J.
E. Mercer; the Y. M. C. A. quartet,
G. A. Campbell, and the Norden
Singing society, under the direction
of John Helgren.
Big Rate Increase Is
Plan of Power Company
Central City, Neb., Oct. 13.
(Special). At aNneeting of the city
council the Central Power company
of Grand Island served notice that
beginning with next month a raise
of from 50 per cent to 60 per cent
would be made on electric current.
Tne council has tafcen steps to de
termine the cost of a municipal
Central Gity'Man Offers
3 to 1 Odds on Harding
Central City, Neb.. Oct. 13.
(Special.) So strong are his convic
tions that Harding will carry the
state of Ohio, R. Peck, lifelong re
publican, has offered to bet $300
against $100 that Harding will car
ry the state. Mr. .Peck, who now
resides at this place, is a native' of
Of Silver to India
Pass Through Omaha
Enormous shipments of silver
bars, valued at $200,000,000, passed
through Omaha this week by special
train on the way to India. This in
formation was disclosed yesterday
when Raymond T. Baker, director of
the United states mint, spent an
hour at the Union station on his way
to ban rrancisco to install the larg
est electrical furnace in the mint in
Further information jgiven out by
Mr. Baker was that the United
States government has purchased
$20,000,000' worth of silver to be
made into coin, and all of it came
The silver was purchased from the
American Smelting and Refining
company for $1 an' ounce, Mr. Baker
Just After t His Wedding
Hazing: in the old college days was
nil compared to the 'series of startling
events that were experienced lues
day night by Dr. E. F. Hardlan-
nert. South Side dentist, following
his marriage. Through a "frameup"
among the groom's friends, Billy
Byrne, manager of the Orpheum, ar
ranged for the orchestra to play Lo.
nengrm s wedding march lust as a
bouquet was being presented to. the
couple in the audience. Later,
friends of Dr. Hardlannert kidnaped
him and put him through some har
rowing experiences before he
finally returned to his bride.
Girl Designs Button The Inscrip
tion'' of "Kindness Brings Happi
ness," and illustration on the but
tons which the Humane Society will
urge Omahans to buy on the streets
next Saturday, were designed by Haz
el Stevens, 3417 Olive street, eighth
Krade pupil', at Howard Kennedy
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Brief City News
Conl Yards Opened City Com
missioner Butler ordered the mun
icipal coal yards opened yesterday.
Up to noon, orders for 330 tons ot
coal were taken. "Colorado lump"
Is being sold at the yards (or $12.60
Kollder Dond Sent HomeTwenty
bodies of sollders who died in France
passed through Omaha Tuesday on
the way to western points. Five are
being shipped to Cheyenne for burial,
nine to Portland and six to San
Naval Officers to Confer An im
portant naval conference at which
250 officers and petty officers of the
recruiting stations in the west cen
tral division are expected to be pres
ent will' be held in Omaha the first
week in November.
Receiver Appointed In the ab-(
sence of Federal Judge Woodrough
from the city, B. H. Dunham, ref
eree in bankruptcy, appointed Ralph
West, Omaha attorney, receiver for
the defunct Bankers' Realty Invest
ment company yesterday.
Urge Fraternal Spirit Dr. Frank
G. Smith, pastor of the First Con
gregational church, urged a fraternal
spirit among business men in a talk
given the salesman division of the
Real Estate board at the University
club Tuesday afternoon.
Unlucky Thirteenth Seventeen
deputy sheriffs of Douglas county
were cast into gloom yesterday, the
13th, for they all received notice
that in the future the annual pre
miums to carry their $10,000 bonds
will be $50 instead of $30.
Parrot Astray Mrs. Alfred John
son, 2518 South Firth street, is look
ing for someone who understands the
parrot language so she can learn
where a parrot lives that walked
up on her front porch Tuesday. "It
talks Just plain parrot," she said.
Constable Resigns Constable Zach
Ellis, an appointee of Municipal
Judge R. W. Patrick, resigned yes
terday. No reason was assigned.
Constable Ellis' last duties In connec
tion with the court were to serve
ouster papers on S.. Rabinowltz, at
716 North Sixteenth street.
Shoplifters Fined Police Judge
Foster fined Helen Gibson, 19. and
Margaret Allen, 20, both living at
2474 Harney street, $50 and costs
in Central police court yesterday for
alleged shoplifting. Unable to pay
their fines, the girls were taken to
Matron Gibbon's department.
S. A. Workers to Meet A group
of women workers in the Salvation
Army will meet today at the Rome
hotel to complete final arrangements
for their part in the coming cam
paign. The executive committee,
captains, lieutenants and ward and
precinct, chairman will attend.
Tenant Cases Set Trial of the
Drake Court and the Tenants'
league in the cases of J. E. O'Brieu
and V. Whlttaker, officers of the
league, and of Dan Butler, city com
missioner, will be heard In muni
cipal court next week, according to
F. L. Palmer of the Drake company.
Tnko Lesson In Courage Police
Inspector Andrew Pattullo led a
special detail of police from Central
police stution to the Rialto theater
Tuesday afternoon, where they were
guests at a showing of 'The Cradle
of Courage." a story ot a policeman.
Must Pay 130 Monthly W. n.
Graham, a music teacher, is obliged
to pav his former wife, Mrs. Ann
Graham. $150 a month alimony ac
cording to a doeree of divorce hand
ed down yesterday by Judge Sears.
Mrs. Graham obtained the divorce.
She also wus given custody of her
child, Martha, 8.
RoslRiw Office Clifford Harrow.
assistant Immigration ouicer in
hu, resigned yesterday, to aocept a
position with the Erie railroad In
lis local office. In the absence of
V. M. Brashear, head of the immi
gration office, the place will rn
closed until his return to the cltj
Struck by Auto An automobile
driven by Dr. D. A. Lynch, Benson,
struck Anna Ladebeck, 17, living a
mile north of Benson, at Sixty-first
street and Military avenue Tuesday
afternoon. She wa taken to Nich
olas Bonn hospital.
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