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Hill Introduced by Drucccdow
, Provides Appropriation for
Fort Crook-South Omaha
Lincoln. Jan. Jl. (Special Tclo
granO An appropriation of ?3U0.
liuO for a military highway between
Fort Crook and South Onmha is
;thkcI bv Rcpr' sontativc Robert
. Druesedow oi Omaha, in a bill in
troduced today. Tito measureStatcs
that before a.iy further npportion-'nu-nt
of state nnd federal hinds is
made brtween counties appropria
" tiou shall be made.
A bill authorising counties to is-
ue bonds not exceeding $50,000 for
the purpose of loaning to fanners
at 6'4 per cent interest was intro
duced today by Representatives
jlarry Foster of Omaha and George
Starts of Fremont. The avowed
purpose of the bill is to relieve finan
cial stringency of farmers and re
quires a majority vote by the peo
j.le. A resolution requesting such
legislation ya passed at a recent
farmers' congress in Omaha.
John Yeiser of Omaha introduced
a bill in the lower house today re-
, pealing the workmen's compensa-
New Courses to Be Added
To University Curriculum
Courses in the philosophy of
education, the psychology of learn
ing, child study, school hygiene,
'"the gifted child," cooking and mil
linery, will be added to the curri
culum of the University of Omaha
Miss Frankie B. Walters, former
principal of the high school at Fair
fax, S. D.,"-present head of the de
partment of psychology and peda
gogy at the University of Omaha,
will conduct classes in child study
and "the gifted child" after school
hours "on Mondays and Fridays.
New and continuing courses will
be offered in federal government
and politics, expression, abnormal
' psychology, methods in music, dye
ing and literature.
New House Bills
' H. R. 416, Palmer Allows fidelity and
burglary Insurance to he covered by the
ft. 11. 41", Palmer Alton's . surety on
Official bond of any state officer to with
draw by giving 20 dan' notl.'O In wrltlnj:
tu the officer whose duty It is to approve
the bond. in case of such withdrawal,
fi ths officer whose bond Is canceled falln
lo furnish a new one within the 20 days.
. ne will be in the same position as though
tio had originally failed to file a bond.
II. n. 418, Palmer Similar provision for
county and preclnt officers.
It. K. 419, lysarl Requires foreign In
mranco companies to make at least one
satisfactory report to the Nebraska bu
reau of Insurance, which hhall bs ac
t'csptM by the bureau before if. wilt be per-f-mlttcd
to transact business within tho
H. R. 420, Lynn and (ijlmore Proposed
constitutional amendment authorizing la
nuance of state bonds or warrants for
rural credit system -and the loaning of
money derived therefrom upon real estate
security on terms and conditions to bo
fixed by taw.
H. H. 421. Park Flsea age limit of 14
years for children whose Tare and custody
tnay be transferred by their parents to
other persons or to agencies looking after
H. It. 432, bynn ana t;igni utners
,Jreatc a stato system of rural credits and
a board for Its management, consisting ot
the governor aa chairman and four mem
bers appointed by him; one of theae ap
pointed members to be designated as rural
credit commissioner at a salary of $6,000
and. expenses; another to be treasurer ef
the board at a salary of $2,000 and ex
penses; another to be vice president at $19
per day and expenses; and ths fourth to be
secretary, salary not specified. Appropriat
ed i$200,000 to establish aind maintain ths
fund. Authorises issuance of bonds In
denomination of $25 to $1,000, In such
-amounts and bearing such rates of Interest
as t board may determine, but no series
to ba less than $26,000. Warrants may
;alo be Issued subject to the general llm
ltatlons on state Indebtedness. Authortxes
special tax to b- levied whenever money
jnay be needed to pay bonds or warrants.
. Uond Issues and warrants to be used In
making loans on real estate . mortgages
within .the state. 'Fixes Interest .rate on
defaulted payments at S per cent. Re-
' payment of loans to be mads on amortiza-
,v on plan within five to 80 years, accord-
: ing to contract Emergency.
H. R. 4J3, Park Provides for licensing
of children's home finding agencies,
whether public, seml-publle or private, by
the department of publio welfare.
H. K. 425,- Jeary Bar association bill
automatically continuing criminal recog-
'nlxances from term to terra until cases are
; H. R. 42, Jeary Bar association bill
requiring legislative reference bureau to
furnish Judiciary committee of the legis
lature and Judicial and legislative commit
tees of the state bar association with ab
stracts of detective laws.
H. R. 427, Jeary Bar association bill
requiring supreme and district court
Judgc to report to the legislative refer
ence bureau all defects In laws which
come to their attention.
H. R. 42S Bar association bill tnercas
ing penalty for rletinir to penitentiary term
not exceeding 10 years. Leaves still In of-
' feet tho old alternative penalties of three
months In Jail or $100 fine.
H. It. 420, Jeary. Bar commission bill
uuthorixtng conveyance of real estate by
. t'.Terutors or administrators of estates, In
.conformity with contracts made by de-
' cedents, when directed to do so by a dis
H. R. 430, Jeary. Bar association hill
"provides that no technical error or dnfect
in pleadings, proceedings, trial or Judg
ment of a criminal case shall be made
the basis for reversal or otherwise af
fect the same where the defendants' sub-
stantial rights aro not injuriously affected.
- H. R. 431, Jeary. Bar association bill
' requiring supremo and district court
Judges to be resident citizens of their re-Mnja-rivs
districts, thirty years of age.
regularly admitted attorneys practicing at
least xlve years oeiore eiecuuo, inu
i.iinv In the state at least three years.
H. R. 432, Rodman. Limits authority
. of executors, edmlnuttrators ana guara
. In, in mortaasltiv trust estates to the
amount of debts, mortgages and charges
K. n. 433. Rodman and Perkins. Al
lows ,any voter and taxpayer to contest
onv i-ountv seat removal proposition or
any other proposition and submit It to
u vote or ine people.
H. R. 434. Wallace. Makes It lawful
to kill squirrels at any time of year.
H. R. 436, Dysart. Makes all tax deeds,
.administrators', receivers', sheriffs', etc,
deeds dating prior to January. 1, 1905,
irrevocable after January 1. 1923, nnd re
quires any action to set aside such deeds
to ba brought before that time. Emer-
H. R. 42. Metier. Allows mannglns
hoard of state horticultural society to fls
the date of ls annual meeting.
H. R. 437, Mcllor. Allows state dairy
men's association' to publish Its bulletin,
data and reports in such number as Its
officers may determine. '
II. R. 43S, Mollor. Similar proviso for
Corn Growers' association.
H. R. 4J9. Mellor. Allows board of man
agers for 8tate Poultry association to
fix time of hold annual convention on any
date during month of January.
t H. R. 440, Insurance Committee.
Amendments to'.stnle hall insurance law
recommended bv Department of Com
merce. Raises third zone -rates from 60
and 0 rents to SO cents and $1.20. Re
quires advance payment of premiums In
cash to assessor or county clerk. Author
izes secretary of trade and commerce to
readjust rates In future, based on exper
lencea. In order to pay all losses and ex
penses and accumulate a .revolving fund.
Allows assessor or county cleric $1 fee on
each application. Authorises the depart
ment to appoint all adjusters, whose com
pensation Is Increased from $5 to $10 per
day with expenses. Requires crop own
ers claiming loss by hall to notify depart
ment within four davs by telegram or
registered letter, but this period may be
extended to 10 days. Chief adjusters'
salary fixed at $2,400 and expenses away
Crom Lincoln. Provides for payment of
nil loses within 30 days after final ad
justment. Appropriates $100,000 aa a re
volving fund. Emjoncra socretary of trade
on-nqufee to -melte ruls and regtitn-
Before Lowe'r House
(Continued from Tat One.)
Dixon, Cedar, Knox, Boyd. Holt, Rock.
Brown. Keya Paha and Cherry. Four
Kouth Ijincaster. Pour judges.
Fifth Nuckolls. Thayer, Flllmors, Ba
llno, Seward. York, Hamilton. Polk, But
ler and Saunders. Three Judges.
Sixth OodKC, Colfa. Platte, Merrick.
Nance, lioune. Wheeler. Greeley. Howard
and Hall. Throe Ju.igea.
Seventh' Uarflold, Valley, Sherman. Buf
falo Dawson, Custer, Loup, Blaine, Thom
as. Logan, McPherson and Hooker. Two
Klghth Clay. Adams, Webstar. Fraklln,
Keiirni'y,, Phelps. Harlan.' Furnas, Gosper,
Frontier, I Ild. Willow, Hitchcock. HaJT.
Perkins. Olmec and Dyndy. Three Judges.
Vtth l.liuoln. KMth, Arthur, Grant,
Sheridan, irdenk Deuel, Cheyenne, Mor
rill. Cox Butte, Pawes, Sioux, Scotts
Bluff, .Banner and Kimball. Three Judges.
-9nf nnrluslve.) TMsmcs
med iii Douglas county.
Thurston. - -
Dodge territory to be defined...
llods-e territory to be defined.
Saunders territory to be defined.
30. saunuers lermory , ..
31. 4 (inclusive.) Districts In Lancaster
Lancaster Mill, Rock Creek, Little Salt,
West Oak, Klk. Middle Creek, Garfield.
West Lincoln, Oalt, NortVBlulf. Waverly.
Stevens Creek, and Stockton precincts; tha
east half of Grant, and all vof Lancaster
precinct except University Place and terri
tory Included In the city of Lincoln.
32. Lancaster Yankee Hill, ' Denton,
Highland, Centervilie, Saltlllo, 'Nemaha,
Panama, South Pass, Buda. and Olive
Branch, precincts; the west half of Grant.
inciuaing v n hbw, a.v v .
the city of Lincoln.
aa. i .din aniri 1.U7 " . .
clncts B, C, and D, in ward 1; precincts
1. alio rj in waru tj no wwu
the cltv of rntverslty Tlace.
34. Lancaster City of Lincoln. pre-
Cljievn J. nni' ' ' ... " l ' i . -.
A and B in ward 3,-A, B and C Inward
, ana an oi waru .
: ; ; -: ' that's
. . . . ,
SS. Lancaster City of Lincoln pre
cincts A. C, D. and B In ward 2, D and B
In ward 4, A nnd B in iward 6, A and B
in ward 6, and A In ward 9.
- 30. Lancaster City of Lincoln, pre
cints C, V and B In ward 6, C, D, and K
in ward 6, and B; C, D, and E la ward
Oage Territory to be defined.
Gage Territory to be doflned.
Saline. , ,
Suward. . "
Colfax. ; -Stanton.
Madison Territory ta it defined.
Madison Territory to be defined.
Platte. . ,
York. - .
" Clay. f.
. Nance. . . .
Keys -Pahs, and Boyd.
Greeley and Wheeler.
Hall Territory to be defined.
Hall Territory -to be defined.
. .1 11 , . . , Vf j utt ii i-a
AUamS All lerriioijf. wmowo
- 71. Webster. .
Buffalo Territory- to bo defined.
Buffalo Territory to be defined.
Valley and Garfield,
Brown and Rock.
gent. Corhstock, Lillian, Douglas Grove,
Garfield, Westville, Spring Creek, Myrtle,
Be-v.-yn, Ansley, Algernon, Elk Creek,
Isoup, and Wood River precincts.
S. fluster Victoria, Hayes, . .Arnold,
Cliff, Kllfoil, Broken Bow, Ryno, Elam.
Delight. Custer, East Custer, Wayne, and
: rneips. ,
Frontier and Gosper.
Hayes and Hitchcock.
Perkins, fThase. and-Dundy.
Lincoln Territory to be defined.
Lincoln Territory to be defined.
t ftron, TTwtV. Thomas.
Hlatne, Logan, McPherson, and Arthur.
?4. Garden, Deuel, and Keith.
THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY. FKHKUAKY 1,
Bill Before House to Regulate
Industries Necessary to
Public Welfare. c
Lincoln. Jan. 31. (Special Tele
gram.) Strikes in industries neces
sary to public wcitare, wmcn in
clude railroads, clothiers, packing
houses and mines, are forbidden in a
bill introduced in the lower house to
day by Representative Charles t.p
The same bill swats right at cor
porations by forbidding curtailment
ot production ot necessaries. ati
short, the Epperson measure resem
bles the famous Kansas industrial
court law. passed following the big
nationwide coal strike last year.
A Nebraska industrial commission
is created, composed of three mem
bers appointed by the governor. It
is empowered to regulate prices
which it finds excessive and summon
into court all persons desired for
investigation and to fix wages when
employes fail to reach a wage agree
The bill denies no person the right
to stop work, butjt does deny anv
two persons engaged in a necessary
industry the right to conspire and
quit work for the purpose of hinder
ing production and by so doing in
creasing their wages.
And what's more, the bill has
teeth in the form of penalties, rang
ing from $1,000 to $3,000 in fines
to sentences of twe years in state
prison. ' " -
Ttnn Sleutns Will Move
From Omaha to Lincoln
Transfer of the federal prohibi
tion enforcement offices from Oma
ha to Lincoln will take place within
a few days. '
Robert G. Anderson, new group
chief for Nebraska, is in Lincoln ar
ranging for new quarters. Superin
tendent Duncan of Minneapolis is
expected in Omaha yesterday to ef
fect the transfer.
95. Kimball and Cheyenne.
as. Banner and Morrill.
97. Scotts Bluff All territory north of
North Platte river.
95. Scotta Bluffs All territory south of
North Platte river.
100. Sioux and Box Butts.
. Senate Districts.
1. Richardson, Johnson, ana Nemina.
2. Oage and Pawnee. '
3. Lancaster City of Lincoln, wards 1,
3, S, 4, 6, (, and 9, and precincts A. B,
D, and B of ward 8.
4. Lancaster City of Lincoln wards 7
and 10, and precinct C of ward t; and all
of county outside Lincoln.
. i Otoe and Cass.
6. Saunders and Sarry.
7. (Inclusive.) Douglas county.
12. Dodge and Washington.
13. Dixon. Dakota, Thurston and Burt.
14. Butler, Colfax and Cuming.
15. Madison, Stanton and Wayne.
16. Cedar and Knox.
17. Antelope, Boone and Pierce.
18. Merrick, Nance and Platte.
19. Polk, Seward and York.
20. Thayer, Jefferson and Saline.
21. Fillmore, Clay and .Nuckolls.
22. Hall and Hamilton.
23. Adams and Webster.
24. Kearney, Phelps, Harlan and Frank
lin. 25. Sherman and Buffalo.
S. Wheeler, Garfield, Valley, Greeley
27. Boyd, Keya Paha, Brown, Rock and
28. Loup, Blaine, Thomas. Hooker.
Grant, Arthur, JlaPhorson, Logan and
29. .Dawson and Lincoln.
30. Frontier, Gosper, Furnas and Red
31. Cheyenns, - Deuel, Keith. Perkins,
Chase, Hayes, Hitchcock and Dundy.
32. Garden, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, Ban
ner and Kimball.
S3. Sioux, Dawes, Box Butte, Sheridan
To Supreme Court in
Big Damage Judgment
" Lincoln, Jan. 31. (Special.) The
Northwestern railroad, in the name
of the director general of railroads
of the United States, has appealed
to the Nebraska surpreme court
from a $40,000 damage judgment ob
tained at Chadron, Neb., by Anna
Mabel Sweat, whose husband; Nor
mal E. Eweat, a freight conductor
on the Northwestern from Chadron
to Deadwood, was crushed between
two cars at Smithville, S. D and
killed on September 28, 1919.
The widow sued for $105,000. and
on April 23, 1920, a jury in the dis
trict court returnsd a verdict for
$55,000. The court ordered a $15,
000 remittitur, which was filed.
The plaintiff claimed a defective
Stomach of Dead Man Found
To Contain Wood Alcohol
Norfolk, Neb., Jan. 31. (Special
Telegram.) Examination of the
stomach of Gus Bathkc who died
here a week ago, supposedly from
poisonous whisky, disclosed the fact
that it contained considerable
Diethyl or wood alcohol. The in
quest will be resumed. The city
has been agitated over the death
which occurred following a heated
city manager election.
High Court Refuses to
Free Murderers in U. S. reu
U'acliinctnn. Ian. 31. Conviction
1 y court-martial of Alexander Kahn,
Donald Fisher and Kobert U lecocq
on charges of, murder, committed
nrliilf. thev were inmates of the fed-
lefal prison at Leavenworth, was up
held today by the supreme court.
Decrees ot lower courts dismissing
writs nf error soueht bv the three
men were affirmed.
Appetizing and strength-giving, luscious
Sealdsweet grapefruit are rich in food and
health values. They tune the meal and tone
the system. . 1
For breakfast most delicious, at lunch equal
A fine showing of Sealdsweet grapefruit right from the groves of Florida."
Sealdsweet grapefruit will be served in a number of ways, unique and original.
Come and learn more about' Sealdsweet grapefruit, once scarce and high
priced luxuries, now produced in such quantities as to give plenty for all.
To every person who attends there will be made a gift of copy of beautiful
and instructive book, "Florida's Food-Fruits", containing, many tested recipes for
dishes made from grapefruit and oranges.
You buy oranges for the juice.
sweet oranges you get more juice.
The weight of an orange indicates the quail-,
tity of juice. Sealdsweet oranges are heavier
Red Cross Feeds
17,000 Per Day in
' v .
KPlaus Made for Enlarging He-
lief Work in China Many
Men Giyeu Work aHIigli-
j v way Construction.
I t..... tvii.iuip.ikntfeliifc 11m I.esMed Wire.
Washington, Jan 31. John Earl
Baker, director of famine relief ot"
the American Red Cross in Peking
reports that the Red Crow, is now
feeding about. 17,000 people per day.
"We have about 3,500 men; en
gaged in highway construction,
where about 10 miles have been com
pleted, JO miles more are under con
struction, and some 37 more have
been staked out," lie said.
. "We expect to get up to 20.000
workmen and feed 100,0ufi per day.
Our plan is to call upon the village
headman for a Ii of their needy
families, Classified as to most needy
and moderately needy. Our investi
gators then examine these families
and .offer jobs to tlje able-bodied
men on highway construction. We
call them in groups of 30; each
group furnishes its own headman
and cooking utensils and native tools.
"ATotit five of these KaiiKs are in
i charge of a foreman and six to eight
of these foremen are m charge ot a
division engineer. There are also
stores .from which each gang cook
receives a package, containing 30
"About the end of each fortnight
each of the men from each gang is
given two days', vacation and a stan
dard, package containing 30 rations
to take home to his family."
"Onward Omaha" Bee Want Ads.
The Table Supply Co.,
17th and Douglas Streets
Oranges -Better Because Juicier I
Y. W. C. A. Organized ;
In Geneva High School
lieneva, Neb., Jan. 31. (Special.)
A Young Women's Christian association-
has been organized irr the
Higl) school with the following of
ticer: president. Gladys' Anderson;
vice president, Mibel Kutusey; "secretary-treasurer,
Lucile Nicholson ;
program chairman, Irene Anderson;
social chairman, Rose 1'eteison;
poster chairman. Frances Fiegon
baum; reporter, Margaret Norland.
Miss Mabel Vance, dean of wo
men of. the High school, faculty, is
sponsor for the association. Money
is being raised by the girls of the
group to send delegates to the con
vention at Lincoln and, to one of tho
summer conferences outside the
state this summer. r
Geneva Sties to Recover
$6,700 ou' Paving Coutraet
i -. Geneva, Neb., Jan. 31. (Special.)
' Suit has been brought against The
American Bonding company, Alfio
Caniglia and ii. l Hoffman by the
city of Geneva . to recover $6,700,
which the city claims is due for com
pleting the work on the sewer for
which Caniglia had taken the con
tract. .The case is to be tried in
Lancaster county with Charles H.
Sloan attorney for the city and War
ing and Waring for the defendants.
Will Stage Minstrel
Geneva, Neb.. Jan. 31. (Special.)
The American legion is preparing
to puj't on a home-talent minstrel
slidw .February 8. A professional
coach is irucharge of a squad of the
local burnt cork artists!
Wants Machine Gun Unit .
Fairmont, Neb., Jan. 31 (Special)-
Fairmont is making an effort to
secure the headquarters of a machine
cun company. , The project is being
pushed principally by ex-service men.
ly delightful and with dinner even more
palate-pleasing. Sealdsweet grapefruit also
have a wide variety of uses in cookery, con
fections and ices. They afford the ideal base
because juicier. Buy oranges for weight!
Ripened on the trees, sweet and delicious.
Sealdsweet oranges quench thirst, satisfy
hunger and build strength. n
To Residue Permauent Fare
Hearing of Traction Firm
Lincoln, Jan. 31. -(Special.) -The
hearing of the application of ths
Lincoln Traction company for per
nunent fares, which was put over
from last Friday, will be resnmeii.
before the Nebraska railway com
mission as :30 Tuesday. U. G
Powell, rate expert for the company,
will continue to be cross examiner,
bv Alton D. Adams, i the city's rat
cxpertv'on financial studies of cost:
submitted by Mr. Powell.
Judge's Property, Lost in
Riot, May Cost State-2,75l
(v Lincoln, Jan. v 31. (Special Tele
j gram.) Libraries and personal
(property of Judge Wakeley and
! Judge Sears of Qmaha. destroyed in
I the court house riot, may cost the
I state $-',751)! A bill asking that mod
i for the destruction of the propertj
I was introduced todav in the lower
house by the entire Douglas county
School House Burns
Deadwood, S. D., Jan. 31. (Spe
cial.) Fire destroyed the schoo!
house at Rochford. Miss Vivian
Ryan, the teacher, lost all her per
sonal property. The origin of the
fire is unknown. Scores rallied to
fight the flames, but were unable to
save the building.
Washington, Jan. 31. (Special
Telegram) Congressman McLaugh
lin today nominated Orion M. Wied
man of McCool Junctton, as princi
pal to take the examination for en-'
trance to the naval academy at
Druggist to Be Tried
Aurora, Neb., Jan. 31. (Special.
Charles Rutherford, Aurora drug
gist, will be tried in the County
court on the charge of selling cigar els
to one of the high school boyi.
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