Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, March 01, 1921, Page 3, Image 3

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Bill to License
IT I 111 IV III a! I V 1ft Hj I
By State Senate
Welfare Measure Regulating
Adoption of Children Is
Amended to Resemble Old
Law; Then Dropped.
LiiKuln, Vth. 28. ( Special Tcle
Rrain.) The Xcbraska state senate
killed S, F. No. 76, a bill to license
midlives, dratted by the Child
Welfare commission.
With the senatorial ase gleaming
towards the next welfare bill, S. F.
No. , regulating ihe adoption of
children, Senator George B. Hast
ings of Perkins left the chair where
he was presiding in committee of
the whole and made, a plea for more
consideration of the work of the Chil
dren's Code commission, which
drafted some 50 bill on child wel
fare. In 'spite of it. the vote to postpone
indefinitely tit; bill in committee of
the whole was 12 to 12 and -President
Pro Tern R. S. Xonal of
Seward sa.ed the bill only by vot
ing against postponement.
Restore. Old Law.
Then the senate set to work and
virtually restored the old law by
Mriking uut most of the amendments
of the proposed law, including one
clause requiring the state Child Wei
tare bureau to investigate every
adoption ca:se and make a written re
port to the court, and by restoring
... .. ; .1,., i,t
one sei iuu suuivcu uut ui it uiu
law. making six months' stay at a
child saving home, with no support
i4 from nsrents. a local adootion by the
"Pretty soon a i.iother can't even
claim her ulTnriiiti. The state will
step on and take charge of it." Sen
ator Dutton declared, speaking
against, the licensing of midwives.
He said the bill would work a hard
ship in western communities where
skilled women of the neighborhood
help out in childbirth emergencies.
Senators Keed and J-Ioagland agreed
with him. ' .
Makes Plea For Bill.
Senator Kobbins of Douglas made
a plea for the law, but when a viva
voce vote was taken, only two
voices were for advancing the third
The other bills discussed in com
mittee of the whole were advanced
to third reading. They were:
S. F. No. 146 Giving state rail
way commission jurisdiction over all
. railroad crossings i:i the state.
S. P. Xo. 281 Memorializing con-
' gross to re-enact the Norris Union,
Pacific ngltt-ot-way bill, neia uncon
stitutional, g. F. No. 226 Amending sewer
, law' of last legislature, affecting
cities of second class and villages,
to make it more workable.
II. R. No. 215 Minor amendments
in the birth and death registration
The senate adjourned to 9:30 Tues
day morning. "
m i- II t . 1
Mail Kobbers on otand as
Witness Against Brother
(Continued From l'ge One).
vault by Fied E. PofTenbarger dur
ing the absence of his brother,
according to the opening statement
by J. J. Hess. . .
I-red was the first witness called
by the government, tie was brought
into the room by a guard from the
Leavenworth penitentiary, who never
leaves his side when he is not con
iined in the county jail. Fred re
viewed the mail robbery briefly in
Vesponse to questions put by E. G.
Moon, government counsel.
Concealed Money in Vault.
His testimony was the same as
.that given by him in the trial, of C.
A. Daly and his wife, Mary Daly,
up to the time he received $25,000 ,
in currency from Keith Collins and
turned it over to Hugh Reed at the
Daly home. His testimony from
this point on was new.
He told the jury that on the Mon
day noon following the robbery he
returned to the Daly home and ob
tained about $8,000 in cash from
Reed. This sum he took directly to
the home of his brother, Clyde, and
concealed about $7,000 in the out
door vault.
He said he tied up three bunches
of bills, each bunch containing about
$2,000, and placed it in a coffee can
hAtnr Hrnnntnir i f in t r th vault H P
the casing of a thermos bottle and
dropped that with the coffee can.
The other $1,000, he testified, he
took to his own home and concealed
in a tub of dirty clothes on the back
Court adjourned for the day as At
torney J. J. Hess was about to begin
cross-examination. It will convene
again at 9:30 this morning.
Merle Phillips and Fred A. Pof
fenbargcr pleaded guilty in federaF
court yesterday to complicity in the
mail train robbery November 13.
Phillips is the 17-year-old brother
'of Orville Phillips. He rode the
engine of the mail train, he ad
mitted, engaging the attention of the
engine crew while the robbery was
being committed.
PofTenbarger is the "father of the
two PofTenbarger boys who were in
dicted in connection with the rob
bery. Fred jr., is now a Fort
Leavenworth prisoner and " was
brought to the Bluffs with Keith
Collins and Orville Phillips to testi
fy before the grand jury.
Phillips and the elder PofTenbarger
will be sentenced at the conclusion
of Clyde's trial, when Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence A. Daly, who were found
guilty by a jury, and Hugh Reed,
who pleaded guilty to receiving and
concealing part of the loot, also will
be sentenced.
I Application for
I Connecting Track j
Denied by Rail Body-
Lincoln, Feb. 28. (Special.) The !
Nebraska Railway commission has
denied the application Melvin L.
Rawlings and others of YYyniorc,
Neb., to require the Burlington and
;he Union Pacific, which parallel
oiij'andther for a mile cast of Wy
more, to build a connecting track.
The commission found that condi
tions shown at the hearing did not
warrant the cost of the connection,
and dismissed the application with
out prejudice, to allow another show
ing as to the advantage to shippers
of such a chance.
Interests urging the extension were
a stone quarry near the paralleling
track and ice industries at Blue
Springs and Wyniore.
One hundred anH fiitv citizens of
Raeville, Neb., on the N'orthwestern,
have filed a formal complaint with
the commission to require the road
to furnish a depot with a freight
platform and storage room, a six-
j pen stock yard end a well tor tins
vara, x he village otters the ground,
the approaches and the street loca
tion for the yard free of charge.
Omaha Delegation Will
Confer ,on Charter Bill
Lincoln, Feb. 28. (Special Tele
gram.) The Omaha delegation in
the house and senate will hold a con
ference Wednesday night in Lincoln
to discuss the Omaha charter bill.
Following the c-inference, the bill
will be scanned in the committee on
cities and towns and then thrown out
on the floor of the bouse and senate.
Two Hog Sales at York
York, Neb., Feb. 28. (Special.)
Two sales of pure-bred hogs were
held in this city. The first one was
by Regier & Dimig, who sold 40
head of Jersey Red Durocks. The
top price was $200 and the entire
lot averaged $77. The second sale
was by Guy Davis with 36 Poland
Chinas, the top price being $80. The
entire herd averaged $50.
Omaha Woman
Will Fight for
Child Code Laws
Scouts Win Prizes
For Best Bird Houses
. Gothenburg, Neb., Feb. 28. (Spe
cial.) Bird week terminated here
with a very successful exhibit and
sale of bird houses, cat guards and
feeding sations by the Boy Scouts.
Prizes for the best bird houses were
awarded the following scouts:
Laurence Williams, first; Leslie
Hampton, second, and Thomas
Norsworthy. honorable mention. The
prizes were-, offered by the - Camp
Fire girls.
The Camp Fire girl served a Boy
Scout benefit lunch and supper, pro
ceeds totaling $31.14.
Mrs. Draper JSmith Anuouuces
Intention of Remaining in
Lincoln Until Meas
ures Disposed Of.
Lincoln, Feb. 28. (Special Tele
gram.) Mrs. Draper Smith of Om
aha arrived in Lincoln today with
the avowed determination of remain
ing in legislative halls until the end
of the session and the Nebraska
solons dispose of the extensive
Child Welfare commission program.
"I have rented a room in a hotel
and Pm going to camp right here in
Lincoln and fight for every one of
these bills," Mrs. Smith declared to
night, v
"The legisltators don't understand-
these propositions and certain news
papers have befogged the issues. Ne
braska, 1 still believe, is a progressive
state and when the lawmakers and
people understand what the women
are striving to do they ' will co
operate with us.
Fight for Humanity.
"Our solemn mission in politics is
a fight for humanity. Man always
has looked after commerce, and
property and humanity has suffered
in his drive for commercial suprem-,
acy. To cure this ill the " women
who are the homebuilders, must fight
as ardently and long as t.he men have
fought for commerce and property."
Mrs. Smith, with other women,
appeared before the welfare commit
tee tonight in support of some of
their bills. Members of the commit
tee warned them that future hearings
must be cut short in order to give the
bills an opportunity in the lower
"I am getting tired of all this and
believe we should dump the whole
bunch of welfare bills out on the
house and let it do what it wants to
with them," Representative Good ot
Peru, a member of the committee,
(aid tonight.
Good Plan Favored.
The Good plan to put all the bills
out with few. if any amendments-,
and permit the house to liandle the
bills in any manner it sees tit was
looked upon tonignt as t tie final so
lution of the perplexing child welfare
program at this session.
It is wrlain that this- will be the
lot of the movie censorship bi'l and
the Byrum-Gifford antidote for this
bill. Even StuartvGould, represent
ing motion picture interests in the
legislature, admitted tonight that this
would be the final outcome of the
motion picture censorship row.
In order to get a speaking ac
quaintance with a dozen or more of
the welfare bills, which, as yet, the
committee has not even discussed,
members of the committee an
nounced tonight that meetings would
be held every night this week. By
Friday, and Saturday a decision w ill
be reached as 6 whether it will be
the best policy to dump them on the
house without recommendation 'or
attempt to take action in committc
on each recommendation.
Columbus, Pastor to Make
Decoration Day Address
Geneva, Neb., F'cb. 28. (Special.)
The speaker engaged to give the
address on Decoration day. May 30,
is Rev. Thomas Griffiths of Colum
bus, who is pastor of a federated
church there. Rev. Mr. Griffiths
war formerly pastor of the Congre
gational church in Geneva for 14
. Declamatory Contest
Beaver City. Neb. Feb. 28. (Spe
cial.) Fay. Meadows won the Beav
er City High school declamatory
contest and the right to represent
the local school at the district con
test. He was state champion two
years ago. Carleton Freas won the
freshman class contest.
To clean both the inner and outer
surfaces of a person's teeth at the
same time a Pennsylvanian has in
vented twin cylindrical brushes that
are rotated by 'a crank.
Howell Measure to ;
Rename Water Board i
Pases Lower House !
Lincoln, Feb. 28. (Special.) Iti
requires 67 votes to put a bill
through the lower house with an
emergency clause attached. There
were just 66 members who could be
tounu today.
So R. B. Howell V bill, Senate Filo
No. 30, is a law but it must go
through the egular channels in be
coming effective, because the 67th
member was lacking today when it
came up for passage. This bill
changes the name of the Metropoli
tan Water district to the Metropoli
tan Utilities district and permits one
of the public-owned utilities to bor
row from the funds of another from
time to time in sums not exceeding
The Howell faction was obliged to
content itself, with he mere passage
of the bill, which means it cannot
become a law until 90 days after the
governor signs it. "
Extra 5-Cent Fare for
University Affairs
Abolished in Lincoln
Lincoln, Feb. 28. (Special.) The
Nebraska Railway commission has
authorized the board of managers of
the .Nebraska state lair to withhold
the extra 5-cent fare charged over
street car lines during fair weeks.
for all programs at the fair grounds
given under the auspices of the Uni
versity of Nebraska. 1 he grounds
are being used for university athletic
The extra fare had been authorized
to go to the board, to defray the ex
penses of building a street car
terminal on the grounds The Lin
coln Traction company, which col
lected the tare tor the board, was
not concerned in the extra amount.
The abolition of the extra nickel
is for university affairs alone, and
does not affect the ftate fair.
Satisfy hungry appetites
with food that mean,
health (and happiness-
vem Baked Beans
Everybody likes them. But there's no. better en--dorsement
than a boy's grin of satisfaction. HEINZ
Oven Baked Beans are wholesome, full of food
value, ready to serve instantly, and make a deli
cious, appetizing, economical meal.
Some other process might
be cheaper but oven baking
brings out the real bean flaror,
retains the natural nutriment
of beans and makes them
digestible as well as delicious.
One of the
HEINZ Baked Beans with Pork
t and Tomato Sauce .
HEINZ Baked Pork and Beans
(without Tomato Sauce) Boston
. style
HEINZ Baked Beans in Tomato
Sauce without Meat (Vegetarian)
HEINZ Baked Red Kidney Beans
12 Big Bargain Squares
On the Main Floor
You 'ivwi 't want to miss this sale of
Useful Notions
Best English Safety Pius, per card, ..5c
Three strips of our best yria. Elastic, 1 Or
Three spools of best Mercerized Machine
Thread, 1 Or
Naiad Brassieres, all sizes, r19c
Gold Eyed Needles, per paper, 5c
Silkene Crochet Cotton, every size and
color, per ball, 1 0f
Bias Tape, 6-yd. Bolts, specia, each, (JUr
Stickerie Edging, a splendid grade ; plain
white and assorted colors ; will be sold
per bolt 1 0;
Best Darning Cotton, per ball, 2V2O
Shell Hair Pins, special, 5
Inside Skirt Belting, heavy firm quality ;
per yard, 1 Of"
Dressing Pins, 300 to paper, each, 5o
Coals' Best Thread, 250-yd. spools, ea., Or
Rubber Jiffy Pants, per pair, SOr
Guaranteed Rubber Dress Shields, per
pair, j I9r
Brandeis Special Dress Clasp, special,
6 cards for 25f
Floor South. v
Remnants of
29c Yd
:!0-lneh Zephyr Gingham ;
2 te 10-yard lengths; in
plaids, checks and stripes,
also plain colors;' special,
per yard, 20c
Bargain Square
Main Floor.
Women's Kid
1.50 Pair
In white, black and col
ors; kid and cape; sizes,
5 to tj'.o; these are lots
left from numerous spe
cial sales; special, per
pair, 1.50
Bargain Square
Main Floor.
Odd Lots and
irregulars of '
Odd lots and irregu
tars of pure thread
.silk; semi-fashioifcd;
silk to the knee;
some in fancy drop
stitch effects; black,
white,, colors; very
special, per pair, 39c
Bargain Square
Main Floor.
Fine Mercerized
v55c Yd.
Lor Tuesday only, mer
cerized damask, in a
range of pretty patterns,
wearing qualities like lin
en; special, per yard, 55c
Bargain Square
Main Floor.
Beautiful Val
2c Yard
:12 to 2 inches wide;
val laces and inser
tions; many styles;
priced at, per yd., 2c
Bargain Square
Main Floor.
2,500 Yards of Cretonnes
This attractive cretonne is ob" inches wide; suitable for
draperies and the popular Dutch aprons; in a large assort
ment of designs and colorjngs; special, per yard
BargairuSquare Main Floor.
Good Quality
Women's Vests Cotton
lisle; in flesh and white ;
regulation style with a,
headed edge finish ; very
special, each, 25c
Bargain Square
Main Floor.
Fancy Colored
Ribbons25c yd
Ribbons 5-inch plain tal
I'ctas and moires, with
coin dots; lipht and dark
colors also 4 and 5-inch
warp prints, light and
dark colors; very special,
per yard, , ,25c
Bargain Square
Main Floor.
: Women's
Cotton Lisle
Women's Union Suits
Cotton lisle, in cuff and
loose knee styles; regu
lation top witJi beaded
edge finish; also bodice
top with ribbon shoulder
strap; white only; very
special, per suit, 48c
Bargain Square
Main Floor
Hose '
19c Pair
Children's Hose Black
and brown cotton; sizes 6
to 92; seconds of 35c
quality; special, per pair,
at, 19c
Bargain Square
Main Floor.
Dainty New
5c Each
Women's and Children's;
fancy colored all-over de
signs; hemstitched bor
ders ; very special, cadi 5c
Bargain Square
Main Floor.
You Might Come in Hungry But
You Won't Go Out That Way
Well then, drop into the new Brandeis Cafeteria for lunch. After a strenuous morning
of shopping, wc'know of nothing more satisfying than perhaps a "Chick a la King"
with candied sweet potatoes, or a juicy portion of roast veal smuggled close to a mound
of snowy potatoes and brown gravy it's just like eating moTher's cooking. Service
from 9 A. M. 1o 5:o0 P. M.
Special Sale of Drugs
Mcntholatum, special, 18c Imp. Dora Face Powder,
I'epsodent Tooth Paste. 39c hpsom baits, package,
Palm Olive Soap, 8c Tooth Brushes,
Hard Water, Cocoa Castile Roger & Gallctt's Who
Soap, dozen, 50c ; bar, 5c Powder,
Main Floor West.