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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 14, 1921)
Asks Advice on
Acting Cabinet Member Dis
cusses Probability of Fed
eral Aid in Building Road
Paralleling U. P.
By E. C. SNYDER.
Washington Correspondent Omibi Bee.
Washington, D. C, Feb. 13.
(Special Telegram.) Senator Nor
rU, who has been active in an effort
to straighten out the tangle over the
Union Pacific right of way in Ne
braska, where it parallels the Lincoln
highway, in order that a satisfactory
deed might be made that would
justify the government in extending
federal -aid in the building of th-j
highway, recently was called upon
by Representative Theodore M. Os
tenna'n .of Central City for informa
tion that would strengthen his bill
before the legislature looking to the
completion of that great national
Senator Norris, who succeeded in
curtailingthe right of way of the
Union Tafific in the counties through
which the Lincoln highway runs
parallel to the railroad, finds that
the road still cl.iinis certain rights
which it rtfuses to forego, notwith
standing that the width of its right
of way has been cut down consid
erably. Asks Secretary's Opinion.
In order to ascertain the positioli
of the Secretary of Agriculture on
this rather involved and much dis
cussed question, Senator Norris
asked for the department's opinion
as to whether federal aid could be
given toward constructing that por
tion of the Lincoln highway located
in Nebraska along the Union Pacific.
Today Judge ' Norris received a
letter from Acting Secretary D. W.
Ball with respect to the legal diffi
culties that surround the construc
tion of the highway. Mr. Ball said:
"You submit the question, 'can
federal aid be given for the purpose
of building a road located on land,
the title to which is not absolute in
the public and which may be re
voked by some provision of revoca
tion allowed in the deed of convey
ance.' , "Under the act of congress, ap
proved October 22, 1919, the Union
Facific railroad was authorized to
convey any portion of its right of
way to be used as a highway oi
street, and under the act of May 25,
1920, railroad companies, to which
grants of public land had been made,
were authorized to convey to any
state, county or municipality a por
tion of their rights of way to be
used as public highway or street.
Railroad Within Legal Rights.
"Neither act makes it mandatory
for the railroad to convey 4and, nor
prohibits the railroad from imposing
any condition in the deed which it
may see fit; hence the railroad com
pany appears to be within its legal
rfghts jn making its conveyance sub
ject to reversion for breach of con
ditions, assuming of course that such
conditions are not void as being
against public policy. ' . '
"The federal road act does not re
quire that a state furnish a right of
way, but under the regulations pro
mulgated by this department this
is required nd in order to avoid
a waste of government money the
department has, generally speaking,
required and has always devised that
a state have a title in fee. However,
in Nebraska the department has
granted federal aid where the state
held under a 50 year lease, there be
ing a provision therein that if the
railroad should resume possession of
the land for railroad purposes, it
would pay the expense of re-establishing
the highway in as good con
dition as it was at the time of taking
Believes Government Protected.
"It was thought that this provision
absolutely protected the govern
ment's interest. If the deed granted
by the railroad company should con
tain a condition that the right of
way should revert to the railroad on
failure to use it as a right of way
or street, no other condition being
made I think the government would
be amply protected and would be
warranted in expending federal aid
upon such right of way."
On the other hand should the con
veyance be made upon condition that
the way should revert to the railroad
at any time the company desires to
resume its use, no provision being
made that the company would pay
all the expenses in connection with
establishing the new road and put
ting it in the same condition as the
road involved, Jhen I do not think
the government would be warranted
in expending federal aid thereon. If
you will procure for me a copy of
any deed given, or proposed to be
given, by the company covering the
grant of a right of way, I shall be
glad to advise you more particularly
in the premises."
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Due to .Small Catch of
Auinials This Season.
Buy your next winter furs this
This is the advice of A. C.
Loomis, manager of the National
Fur and Tanning company, who de
clared yesterday the fur market is
stronger now than it has been for
the past six months.
Moreover, prices brought by raw
furs on the Montreal and New York
auctions will prevent any marked
decline in th price of made-up gar
ments in the fall,, in the opinion of
Nebraska mink that could not find
a purchaser at $2 in November now
brings $6 to $6.50 and Nebraska
muskrat, which went begging at 25
cents last November, is now selling
at from $1 to $1.25 a skin, Mr.
Mr. Loomis' attributes this
strengthening of the market to a
feeling of optimism in the fur trade
and to the possibility that the very
small catch of furs during the win
ter will result in a shortage. Prices
offered last fall were not sufficient
to induce trappers to work their trap
lines and resulted in few raw furs
coming into the markets, according
to Mr., Loomis.
"Russian squirrel is leading in
popularity at present," said Mr.
Loomis. "Mink is in good demand
and' Hudson seal maintains its popu
larity." The leather industry in Finland
can produce nearly twice as much
as is required for domestic con
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All Kinds of
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413-17 Paxton Blk. 16th and Farnam
Phone Doug. 3109 Omaha, Neb.
That firm whoso business
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Geo. A. Roberts
11th and Davenport Sts.
601 Securities Bldg.
Phone Tyler 0950.
EXPERT WATCH AND JEWELRY
Gold and Platinum work made to order.
First elsss repairing.
J. L. Jacobson Co.
Factory, 636 World-Herald Bldg.
Thirty Years in Omaha.
Where You Get First Cost.
Phone Tyler 2556
Quick Service and
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THE BEE: OMAHA. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14. 11)21.
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Lumber I & IlCoal Co.
Call Colfax 3400, for Prices
The Standard of the
J. H. Hansen
Appropriate Music Assures the
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1821 Farnam. Douglas 6907
and Say it With OURS
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1415 Farnam St., Paxton Hotel,
Phone Douglas 1501.
Members Florists Telegraph
Deli vary Association. We deliver'
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The Ideal Family Loaf
Jay Burns Baking Co.
Carbon Coal & Supply Co.
1905 HARNEY ST.,
Grain Exchange Bldg.
OMAHA, NEB. .
is an ELECTRICAL HOME. Cook,
clean, wash, iron eelctrically, saving
time, steps and money. Select your
electric household appliances at the
Nebraska Power Co.
Farnam at Fifteenth.
2314 M St., So. Side.
IVn. F. ROESSIG
OMAHA'S RELIABLE AUTOMOBILE
2570 Farnam St. Harney 1448.
The Live Stock Market of
Good Results '
You Can Get
By PAUL GREER.
No matter what your needs may be, you can
satisfy them in Omaha. This is the message of
the advertising columns, and particularly is this
impressed by the business cards of manufacturers,
merchants and other business concerns which ap
pear on this page once each week.
It is Omaha as a market place, as the city of
opportunity for investors, consumers and labor that
is on display here. In co-operating in this effort
to bring to public attention the variety of products
that are manufactured and sold here, greater em
phasis is obtained for the idea of Onward Omaha.
The motive here expressed is not solely for an
increase in sales, but goes much farther than that.
These business men have a vision of Omaha as a
greater city in which their businesses minister to
the public welfare, as well as to private profit. In
calling attention to the diversity of goods and serv
ices which may be obtained here, they are adver
tising the city as a whole. Those persons who are
drawn here to buy from one of them will more than
likely not leave before they have bought some other
product in another store, too. As the volume of
business is enlarged, work becomes more plentiful
and all share in the benefits.
You all know the old saying about .the man
who made a better mousetrap than anyone else,
f and how, though he lived
beat a path to his. door. That may have happened,
but think how much sooner the trapmaker could,
have found his customers if he had exerted some
effort to inform them of what he had and made it
easier for them to reach him.
If he knew he made a .better mousetrap than'
his competitors, it would have been to the good
of the public to scatter the news around and save
it the expense of buying an inferior article. Indeed,
it is easy to see that this man was not only a poor
business man, but a poor-spirited citizen as well,
indifferent alike to his own good and that of the
Omaha is not in a wilderness, and it possesses
certain natural advantages that make it a good
platfe to trade. Who will say it would not be foolish
to follow the plan of the excellent trap manufac
turer and calmly sit down to wait until buyers came
Enough has been said to indicate anew the
value of advertising as a public force. In produc
ing a growth in the volume of business it saves in
the cost of production and distribution and so in
creases the profit by decreasing the selling price.
This is part of the Onward Omaha idea, and gives
assurance that in going onward Omaha is not tak
ing the wrong direction.
Communities may advertise as well , as any
private concern, and in doing one it usually hap
pens that the other also is done. A spirit of unity
among the people of Omaha and of the state, no
matter what the class or occupation, is encouraged
by the knowledge of how we may prosper through
helping each other.
Community advertising is a great tool. Its ef
fect upon the public welfare rests on its power to
raise the standard of living all around, to encourage
a sane dissatisfaction with anything less than the
best, and its repeated message, that Omaha can
fill any want and do it more quickly an(d better
than it can be done elsewhere.
It In Omaha
in the woods, the world
Protect Your Stores and Residences
The Sholes-Dunbar-Thomas Co., Inc.
General Insurance and Bonds
9IS City National Bank Bldg. OMAHA Douglas 0046.
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Brandeis Theater Bldg.
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Wall Paper Paints Glass
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1708 CUMING ST.
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Manufacturers of Brass, Bronze and
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Why Not Save 52
We will shin you lumber, mill work.
hardware and paint to your nearest
station and pay the freight.
C. Hafer Lumber Co.
13S W. Broadway
Ideal Button & Pleating
3OO-308 Brown Bldg. 18th and Douglas
Opposite Brandeis Stores
Phone Doug. 1936 Omaha
Stationery That Satisfies
Loose Leaf Books
The Omaha Stationery Co.
307-309 So. 17th St.
Phone Douglaa 0805.
Against possible loss, such as from
Theft, Burglary, etc. It is your assur
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Pipkin Service means real Secret
Service. Private and industrial work.
Pipkin National Detective Ag'cy
30S-6-7-S Paxton Block
Sidney Sioux Falls
Yard oa C, B. & Q. R. R.
1817 Douglas St. Tyler 4343
Welded Oil Storage Tanks
Horizontal and Vertical
Capacities 2,000 to 20,000 Gallons
Shipment 10 Days
Write or Wire Us Your Ordsra
Nebraska & Iowa Steel Tank Co.
1300 Willis Ave. Omaha
All American Chemical Go.
Phone Doug. 4864. 1208-10 So. 16th St.
We Analyse and Manufacture Anything.
Give Us a Call.
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There's one near you. Highest, quality
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The Omaha Testing
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SOS Lyric Bldg. Omaha
Household Goods Packed and
Shipped Baggage Delivered.
W. C. FERRIN
VAN AND STORAGE
.Piano Moving a Specialty.
Tyler 1200. S. E. Cor. 15th and Cap.
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McCaffrey Motor Co.
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t. S. llcCafrey, 15th and Jackson,
Over 25,000 feet of floor
space devoted exclusively to
Starter Ring Gears
For Fly Wheels
Sales and Service Station for Eisemana
Magneto and Rayfield Carburetors.
P. Melchiors & Son
417 So. 13th. Douglas 2&50
The Gate City
Baggage transferred to and from
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of the City. .
YOUR BUSINESS IS
Phone Tyler 2970. Office
1405 Jackson St.
Douglas Oil and Gas Co.
Oklahoma Ojl Lands
We sell you the lease and drill a well
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801 World-Herald Bldg. Ty. 5810
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Phone Doug. 29I. 181 California
1 4th and Farnam Sts.
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