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THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY, OCTOBER- 29, 1920.
Tacoma Woman to
Face Charge of
Alleged Kidnaper Appeals to
Her Friends to Withhold
til Triah; v.
ftrw York, Oct 28. Misi Betty
Brainerd, newspaper woman of Ta
i coma. Wash., charged with kidnap
1 ing the 2-year-old ton of George T.
Stagg. will leave tonight with Cap
tain Strickland of the Tacoma detec
tive force to face tWaccusations.
Governor Smith signed extradition
papen in her case today.
"XXew York, Oct.' 28. Miss Betty
Brainerd,. the. Tacoma and Seattle
newspaper woman who was arrested
not long ago, charged with kidnap
ing the child of the divorced wife of
George T. Stagg, a reporter of this
city, today issued an appeal reading
"I take this first opportunity to
beseech my friebds in my-hme city
to withhold their final judgment un
til it is possible for thm to know
my. answer to the dreadful charges
that have been made aeainst me.
"That answer cn be given only in
. .. 'l ' I T 1 iUn.
court ai lacuiua auu x iiuwc uui
time mav come speedily. I would
have returned htonediately after my
arrest but for he fact that I was
under bail here and could not leave
without running the risk of forfeit
ing the bail which a friend of mine
was kind enough to furnish."
J. Krcssel, attorney 9 for Miss
, "It is a well known fact that it
as the'father (G. T. Stagg), who
. sought to secure the custody of h
own child. This in itself would not
, appeal to anybody as a henious of
fense even if the father kept the
child, but the child has since been
returned to its mother in Tacoma."
Mr. Kressel points oft that Miss
Brainerd is a graduate of Radclifle
N, college, was an editorial writer for
tne ban Francisco Call and edited
the society "page of the Seattle Star.
She was. for three years investigator
Soldiers, Bodies Brought .
From France forBurial
Bodies of two more Council Bluffs
soldiers who died overseas during
the World war... will arrive in the
city Saturday, according to advice
received." by their "relatives' from
Washington. ' They are August Nel
son, 24, son of Mrs. A. O. Nelson..
908 Avenue C, and Nicholas E.'
O'Brien, 22, son of Mrs. Margaret
O'Brien, 1001 Madison avenue.
Nelson was a cook in Company
L, the Bluffs unit of the Rainbow
division. He died of lobar pneu
monia at Brasl. Germany, December ;
11, 1918, while serving, With the
army of occupation. He was born
in Sweden and came to Council
Bluffs in 1914.' He served , with
Company L on the Mexican border
Young uurien was empioycu
switchman by the wortnwesiern rail
road at the beginning of the war.
He enlisted in Council Bluffs May
20, 1918, and went to France as a
member of Company B, 53d regi
ment of engineers. He died of lobar
pneumonia at Gievres, France, on
September 22, 1918. , v '
He is survived by his mother, four
sister, Mrs. . S. Groneweg, Mrs.
F. J. Gilson, Mrs. O. H. Lut2 and
Miss Ann O'Brien and four brothers.
Thomas, Morgan B., George W., and
Joseph P. His body will be taken
in charge by the Corrigan-Beem
UliaUST NttSOM II
Undertaking Co. upon its arrival
and members of the World War Vet
erans will assist in the funeral ar
Other soldier dead to arrive on
the same train will be Leonard C.
Allison. Belden. Neb.: Robert E.
White, Woodbine, la.; Michael M.
Tr ' I " If I.I T -' T I
mrun, uviqaaie, . ia.; rranx x .
Wook, 'Norfolk, Neb.; Erwin H.
Eicolaisen, Osmond, Neb.; Glenn C.
Hampton, Nemo, S. D.; Lloyd C.
Vandyke, Buffalo, Wyo.; .William
Massey, Unadilla, Neb.
Document Made Public by
Democratic, Chairman Not
By Republican Leader.
of the juvenile court of Seattfe and
- ha? been known for her, public and
philanthropic service. Her father
was for" many years editor of. the
I'ost Intelligencer of Seattle,.
Reports of Party finance
Made by Thejr Managers
(t'ontinurd From Page On.)
cago, $2,000;' Howard and H. Edgar,
- Aberdeen, $1,500; John C. Gilliland,
Tulsa, Okl., $1,500. and R. S. Lewis,
Fargo, N. D $1,100. -
In several instances members of
the same family have given contri
butions of $1,000 each. Mp. and Mrs.
Charles T. Crocker, San Francisco,
and four other members of the
Crocker family, and four members
of the Spreckles family, also of, San
Francisco, are in this. class.
Harding Gives $1,000.'
Senator Warren G. Harding and
Gov. Calvin Coolidge, his running
mate, each gave $1,000. as did Fred
W. Upham, the republican national
treasurer, and Charles P. Taft of
Cincinnati, brother of ex-President
Taft. There are several hundred
Mr. Upham's office estimated there
were approximately 50,000 contribu
tors to the campaign chest. The
smallest 'contributions listed are of
25 cents. There are thousands of
25, 50, 75-cent and $1.00 donations.
Eleven Chicago women gave 62 cents
each; why, no one in Mr. Upham's
office knew. '
With his report Mr. Upham filcc.
a sworn affidavit answering a series
of written questioirs1 put to him by
the senatorial committee. The affi
davit, sets forth that the "amount to
be expended by the national com
mittee for the further purpose of the
campaign does not exceed the sum
of $400,000, whkh is the aggregate
sum unexpended of the appropriation
provided for in the budget of the
committed." . . ;
ill Pay All Debts.,
The report shows no pledges ot
aid to make up any deficit that may
exist after the election, but the affi
davit states that "the committee
doel, however, contemplate the con
tinuation of its campaign for funds
with which to discharge its unpaid
Answering the committee's ques.
tion, ''Is there jav agreement per
taining to the Underwriting of ob
iigations"7vhich may be hereafter in
curjred by the committee or any of
its officers or agents?" the treas
. urer said there was none.
In response to another question
he said:' f j "
"I know of no committee, gasso
ciations, organizations or individ
uals who are contributing or who
Tave promised or agreed to contrib
ute to the financial aid and prosecu
tion of the campaign for the election
of a president, vice-. president or
members of the United States sen
ate or of the house of representa
tives, other than the republican na
tional committee, the national" sena
torial committee, the national con
gressional committee and the indi
viduals wbo Tiave contributed to the
national committee and whose con
tributions have been detailed in the
accounts heretofore filed, except the
, regularly organized committees, of
the party within the various states."
Demos Claim to Have
- Spent Only $800,000
' '. New York, Oct. .28. Total re
" ' cei5ts, by the democratic national
v- committee to October 25 for the
, '. conduct of the present campaign
',' amount to $878,831.24, according to
an announcement today by Wilbur
W. Marsh, the party's national
-This figure, Mr. Marsh said:' was
today submitted according to the re
quirements of the corrupt practices
law to the Kenyon committee ih
vestisatinK campaign contributions
and campaign expenditures in Chi-1
All From Contributions.
The sura collected, the democratic
v treasurer stated, is constituted al
most entirely of contributions to the
campaign fund, with the exception
Chicago, Oct. 28. Denial that , he
had -written or signed a. letter 'which
George White, democratic national
chairman, alleged in a statement is
sued in New York last night had
been sent to coroorationS by him,
was made in a statement by Charles
B. Warren of Detroit, chairman of
the . ways and means committee of
the republican national committee.-
"I did not signx the letter which
Mr. White has made public," Mr.
Warren said. "Nor did I authorize
tfoamy name should be signed by
any oneto this letter or any similar
letter. No such, letter was ever
submitted to me for approval or
disapproval, or even called to my
attention in any way until today.
"Carl B. Frtetsrche is the acting
and active chairman of the ways and
means ' committee" in Michigan. I
called vMr. Frietscne on the tele
phone today, after this 'letter was
called to my attention, and asked
him if he had; signed such a letter
upon his own authority., Mr. Friet
sche replied that he-had not and
knew of no such letter going out
from his office. - .. - ,
"A wire from the republican na
tional committee in New York
" 'Te signature is clearly not
yours, as any comparison ' will dis
Strike of British
Miners Called Off
Settlement of Tieup Is Contin
gent Upon Favorable 'Vote
By Men Now Off Duty.
London, Oct 28. (By The As
sociated Press.) The strike of coal
miners throughout England and
Wales was settled this afternoon,
but the settlement is contingent on
a ballot of the miners.
Frank Hodges, a member of , the
miners' executive body, announced:
"We have got terms f rdm the
government which the executive is
submitting to a ballot of the men
for their judgment The executives
are recommending their adoption as
a temporary measure until a na
tional wages board is established."
At Funeral For
' JLate lord Mayor
Inscription r on Coffin Says
"Murdered by the Foreign
vera in Brixton Prison"
Comrades Present. "
1 - ,i .
London, Oct. 28. A pontifical
requiem mass was celebrated this
jnorning m M. Georges cathedra!
over the body of the late lord mayor
of Cork. Terence MacSwinev. who
died in Brixton prison Monday
morning on the 74th day of his
hunger strike. Church dignitaries.
the lord ' mayor of Dublin, the
deputy lord mayor of Cork and
deputations rcDresentinar the British
parliamentary labor party and var
ious insn political ana civic or
Thousands of persons thronged
every available space in the large
cathedral;, scores standing on chairs
in the aisles, straining for a glimpse
of the chancel where the casket re
posed on a catafalque With four of
ficers wearing the uniform of the
Irish republican army- standing mo
tionless as a guard of honor.
Lord. Mayoress Collapses.
Lady Mayoress MacSwiney col
lapsed from strain and anxiety this
morning and was unable to partici
pate in the ceremony at the cathe
dral. It is not expected she will ac
company the, body of her husband to
The casket was surmounted by
wreaths and the hat which the lord
mayor formerly . wore as com
irtandant of the Cork brigade of the
volunteer army.t The 'breast plate
of the coffin bore an inscription in
Gaelic reading "Murdered by the
foreigners in Brixton prison, Lon
don, October 25, the fourth year of
the republic. Aged 40 years. God
have mercy on his soul." j..
Flag Drapes Coffin.
The Sinn Fein flag was draped
over the coffin.
Just 'as the services were begin
ning the four men of the guard of
honor were- relieved b" quartet
wearing long coats whiek thev- took i
off as they stepped to their places, i
exposing the uniforms of the Irish
The present Japanese factorv
laws provide for a 12-hour day.
of $150,000, which was borrowed.
Other sources which aggregated t
collections of only a few hundred-
dollars, included the sale of the cam
paign text books, refunds for ad
vertising, and such small items.
The statement itemizes moneys re
ceived by the headquarters in New
York, Chicago and San Francisco,
.is well as the women's bureau. Of
the' total $665,481.33 was collected in
New York, while , San Francisco
showed an aggregate fund of but
$1,763.90. The women's bureau watf
responsible for the collection of
$8,544.50. Chicago -collected $53,
041.51. Disbursements by the entire or
ganization up to the same date, as
shown by the statement, amount to
$823,345.09, with New York bearing
by jar the heaviest burden, Chicago
a sum slightly less tlyw its- receipts
and San Francisco an expense ap
proximately eight times the amount
of funds received. Running the
women's bureau for the entire cam
paign to date cost tut $1,339.30, the
Have Two Large Pledges. .
' Account books of the treasurer's
office also shows commitments of y
wciouer as iouows:
, Naturalized citizens' bureau"; $761.
19; organization bureau. $2,348.60;
women's bureau, $12,022.20; treas
urers statistical, si.4UJ.J6: general.
2.210.10; publicity. $121,109.34: total
In addition to funds already re
ceived. Mr. Marsh's statement iii
eluded a memorandum to the effect
hat two individuals had pledged
25,000 each to pay the expenses of
advertising books relating to the
league of nations.
Steamer HiySen, Llibon; Korea Mara,
Far East and Honolulu.
. Manila, Oct. 2B-Wet Ivan. Seattle;
Abercoa, Portland, Ore.
New Castle. N. S.. Oct. 2! West Cam
arago, San Francisco.
Tien Tain. Oct. 25 standard Arrow, San
r i um;isLi.
Fort Wayne, Sin
, Oct 17
lighting Futures G'rnndeir Elee
trio Co., formerly Burgess-Granden
CO. A&Vm I ' I
A delicious treat awaits you in
CHOCOLATE PUFF CAKES.
Youll enjoy the soft, fresh
cake, the hill of Juscious
marshmallow, and the thick
coating of rich chocolate.
ouiu ujr luc pound. ASK .
your grocer today.
NATIONAL BISCUIT ,
, I. COMPANY.
Nowhere else will you1
find anything that com
pares with this charming
instrument at -anywhere
near the price. , "
, The Visible Beauty,
The Rich Resonant Tone
The Responsive Action
Are preserved in their Original attractiveness by the skillful, con
scientious workmanship of Kurtzmann Master Craftsmen. Kurzt
mann wearing quality is assured by past performance. We know
this, and I
We Personally Guarantee Every Kurrzfhann Piano y
. v We Sell
Eaay Payments If You With.. Your Old Instrument
Taken in Part Exchange.
IF YOU CAN'T CALL, WRITE
Norfoik MOsnc Co.
' CARNIVAL JAMBOREE
, and so7 on.
Girls and Boys May Come in Gangs or Pairs
or Single File.
Admission 35c, Including War Tax.
AMERICAN LEGION BAND.
American Legion in ;
x Norfolk to Probe j
Free Speech Charges
Norfolk, Neb., Oct. 2?. (Special
Telegram.) An investigating com
mittee named by the state com
mander of the American Legion is
here investigating attacks made up-.
on the Legion charging the organ
ization has attempted to suppress
free speech in Nebraska. Commit
tee members at the conference are
Frank jerkins, department finance
officer, Frempnt; Mr. Cusack, ex
ecutive committeeman, North Bend;
T. J. McGuire, Omaha; J. T. Bress
Ier, jr., department vice president,
Wayne; Dr. Hall, Fullerton; Jake
Levine, Verdigree; Robert Stout, Te
Premature Halloween '
Pranks; Boys Arrested
v Halloween pranks of Omaha
youths kept Omaha police husy
Vednesnay night. Street car tracks
in the neighborhood of Fifteenth
and Vinton streets were aqaped.
Bricks were thrown on-the porih
of the home of Officer Munrh, who
arrested four boys Ernest Feiler,
15, 1421 Banrroft; Aubrey Harold,
13, 2717 South Fifteenth; Leo
Skomal, 9, 2624 South Fifteenth, and
Glen Graser, 9, 2700 South Fifteenth,
V. W. Doten, 2713 South Ninth
street, reported a brick thrown
thrown through his window. Other
rnnintainta Came from Nineteenth
and Ontario, Thirty-fiTst and Cl
cago, Thirty-frst and Jackson,
Twenty-fourth and Chicago, Forty-,
eighth and Leavenworth, Eighteenth
and Burdcttc, Twenty-fourth and
Lothrop. and- Sixteenth and Lothrop
' Women who appreciate
merchandise of quality
in desirable selections
at real price reductions
will enjoy this sale.
: "... ' '
Purchases Charged Friday and Saturday Will Be
Carried Forward to December First Statements
'Several Fur Coats
As Anniversar) Sale Values
A near seal coat,
either self -trimmed or .
with beaver collar;
and cuffs, priced in
this sale $350.
A ,. natural . raccoon ,
coat may be had for
A black pony coat
with skunk collar and
cuffs is $195.
A Hudson seal coat
with skunk collar and
.cuffs is $595.
And a plain Hudson
A taupe marmot coat,! . seal coat of a beauti-
is exceptionally fine, f ul quality may be
for $210. ; Jad for $475. '
y , The Fur Shop Third Floor.
of a slender, long
The Group of Tailleurs
Includes both fur
trimmed suits arid at
tractive tailored styles Th Hty f rf
to be worn with ones in J Thompsoif.
own furs. - Belden suit assures the
Fabrics are very beauti- wearer that her tailleur
ful this season and the will retain its original
mode is a becoming one, style after many
displaying the charm" months of service.
Particularly Fine Suits
May Be Had for $75
' Apparel Section Third Floor.
o 1 1
nes oiik v
Washable Silk Gloves;
in White, Gray andy
Mastic, iii all sizes are 1
specially priced, Friday ,
$1.19 a pair. . . -
15c Hair Pins '
Three Boxes 25c
Large-boxes of assorted
invisible and wire hair
pins, regularly 15c. Fri
day, three boxes for 25c. ;
, ' Notion Section
Hind's honey a n.d
almond cream, regu
larly 50c, Friday, 39c
Olivilo soap regularly
1212C a cake, Friday,
84c, or three for 25c.
- Main Floor
for $2. a Pair
Pure thread silk hose are
to.be had in plain white,
black and cordovan, and
also in embroidered and
lace-striped styles for this
very low prie.
Silk hose for $2 are excep
tional values. v
Center Aiilo Main Floor
Exquisite hand - embroi
. dered gowns from the
Philippines have even the
seams and the hem all
sewn by hand. . They are
offered Friday for sur
prisingly low prices.
$6.50 gowns for $4.98.
$5.50 gowns for $4.29.
$5 gowns for $8.98. ' -$4.25
to $4.75 gowns,vFri
day for $3.69.
, Crepe de chine and satin
' teddies are also reduced.
$14.50 Teddies. $11.00.
$13.50 Teddies, $19.00.
$12.50 teddies, $9.50.
$9.50 Teddies, $7.50.
' . Second Floor .
A Selling of Attractive
I for $3.95
An unusually varied x selection is offered.
Tailored blouses, with distinction in their
', will-fitted, simple lines, .beaded, embroid-S
ered or lace trimmed styles, an interesting
display that offers remarkable values-for
v Friday's Frice4SM:
Sizes 36 to 44. .: "-
' The Store for Blouies Third Floor.
Turkish Towels, 39c. Sold
regularly for 65c and 85c.
(Fancy borders and
$1.50 Turkish Towels, $1.
Large size, in plain and
fancy brocaded weaves'.
Striped Glass Toweling.
30c quality, Friday only
19c a yard. y
In the Linen Section
$6.50 to $8.50
An opportunity to pur
chase very fine corsets
atan attractive price.
Several desirable num
bers have been selected
from our stock to be
sold in the Anniversary
sale, for $5 a pair.
Corsets Second Floor
New $13 Fall '
. Boots $9.85 '
A medium weight black
Mcid boot with cravanette
top, welt sole and military
heel, sizes 4 to 8, A A to
D. Regular price, $13,
Black kid boots with light
Welt soles Nand baby .
French heels. Regularly?
$13, i ' ;
Values to $1.75
Stretton cotton vests" in
three styles, high neck,
with long or e 1 b ovw
sleeves and Duchess neck,v
long sleeves. High neck, !
long-sleeveMerode vests, A
. plain or fleece lined. All '
reduced to 98c Friday.
Ankle length pants in the ,
same makes are included '
in this sale. Second Floor"'
The Anniversary Sale of New and
Fashionable Silks and Woolens
Offers a number of values fo Friday's selling that' are
well worth whilel Economies on fabrics of known qual
ity, an$ on fabrics selected from this.fceason's displays in ,
the Silk Shop.
$6 Charmeuse for $3.69
All colors and black, 40 inches wide.
$3.95 Princess-Satin on Sale -
Friday for $2.95 a Yard.
In black and different colors, 36
$4, $5 and $6 Silk Foulards
Reduced to $3.95 a Yard
An attractive selection of designs in
V . v -
$3.50 Crepe de Chine Are Offered
Friday for $1.98
In attractive colors and7 black, 40
$2.25 Wash Satins Are Priced
Only $1.79 a Yard -
Ivory and flesh-colored satins for lin
gerie, 36 inches vWe. -x
, $5 Silk Shirtings, $1.98
Good patterns and a wonderfully good
quality, a really fine value for $1.98
, a yard. '
Haskell's Famous Black
Silks Are Also Reduced
; ,., , ,.
AH Wool Poplin, $1.98 '
All colors, in a soft finish that will not
wear shiny ; 42 inches wide. ,
$5 AH-Wool Coatings Reduced
) to $2.95 a Yard
Copen, brown, tan and mixtures, 54
inches wide. - '
$5 Poiret Twills, $3.95
Avgood range of colbrs in a splendid
quality, 54 inches wide.
Belding's Colored Silks'
at Important Reductions
$6.50 Silvertone Coatings Priced
y in This Sale, $4.25 a Yard.
7 Taupe, navy, rose," green," plum and
beaver silvertone, 54 incheswide.
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$3.75 Priestly's French Serge Is
Priced Friday, $2.95 a Yard
All-wool French serge, 42 inches wide.
$2 Wool Filled Plaids Friday
' Only $1.49 a Yard
40-inch plaids for children's garments.
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