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Of Big Menaces,
Savs W. J. Bryan
Statesman, in Lincoln Ad
dress, Urges Prevention of
Atheist Teachiugs by In
structors in Schools.
Lincoln, May 8. (Special Icle
gram.) Darwinism, which, lie de
clared led to the superman and sur
vival of the fittest theories of lif
and left its believers cynical, with
no fear of future judgment or hope
of future rewards, is one of the great
est menaces in the world, William
Jennings Bryan told a capacity au
dience in a Lincoln church today.
The hundreds who listened to
. Bryan braved a pouring rain whkh
fell here this' forenoon.
Bryan declared these alleged false
theories in which the spirit of broth
erly love, had no place were lending
to organizations ;,gainst the rasscs,
pilfering of the public and unhappi
vtsa for everyone. He declared that
t'urrerous univerc.ty and college pro
fessors, who were atheists and
theorists, were responsible for this
condition in a large degree and de
clared that the taxpayers of the
country who paid for the schools had
a right to demand that theif hired
, teachrrs should Veep atheist ideas out
of the rooms. V
Bryan took cognizance of ah at
tack on him in Senator Hitchcock's
paper, the World-Herald, this morn
ing, and declared:
"He has been a tool of booze in
terests for years."
Bryan "arrived in Lincoln on the
eve of a meeting of the Lincoln city
commissioners to elect a mayor. His
brother, Charles V. Bryan, is a
candidate for election as mayor.
Frank Zehrung is another candidate.
Both were elected at the recent city
election, Bryan on. a platform for a
municipal coal yard. '. " ,; .' , "' '
William Jennings Bryan did not
allude to the election, but during his
lecture he did state that the coal men
had mulcted the country of hundreds
of millions of dollars in the last few
This statement drew loud applafuse
from the audience congregated in the
A J -L-J L TV
Pittsburgh. May 8. All aliens in
the United States should be regis
tered as a measure of safety, said
Secretary of Labor Davis, speaking
at a Moose testimonial hannuet in
"It is time for us to register all
aliens, that we may know where they
are," he said. "The communist group
among them is well organized. They
do not come here to learn the prin
ciples of our government, but to
overthrow this government. We
must adopt a system of education to
offset this communistic propaganda.
There is no room in America for any
man that preaches the overthrow of
$4,500 Worth of Alcohol
' ' Found in Potato Shipment
' Salem, Mass., May 8. Four bar
rels of pure alcohol were found hid
den in a carload of potatoes from
Canada and consigned to the "Quebec
Products company of Salem," which
was seized by United States custom
inspectors. The alcohol is estimated
to be worth about $4,500. The "Que
bec Products company is said by the
officials to be a fictitious name, but
Deputy Collector of Customs Wil
liam J. Sullivan announced he hoped
tion of the Volstead act against local
men he believes responsible for the
T Iftvrla Onit Tiillinof Alltrt
W i-il Til
insurance iu vuicagu, ui.
Chicago, May 8. -Lloyds of Lon
d6n are noted for a willingness to
take a chance on anything. But the
.i . - u : i - r-i. :
they say, it almost a sure thing and
,they refuse to bet agansj it.
Holders of LloyaV automobile
theft insurance policies in Chicago
: have been given 10 days' notice of
cancellation of their poiicies.
"The experience of the underwrit
er on automobile business in Chi
cago has been such that they wish to
terminate all of their liabilities on
this class of business," agents of the
, company stated.
Mrs. Mary A. Wallace Dies
' At House of Hope in Omaha
, Mrs. Mary A. Wallace, 86. died at
'the House ofHope yesterday morn-
iVi.tr. She was the mother of R. B.
Wallace and of the late George G.
"Wallace. Besides her son there are
three grandsons in Omaha, Fred B.
.Hugh E. and Gedrge M. Wallace;
and two granddaughters, Mrs: W. J.
Turnbull of Pittsburgh and Mrs.
Mortimer Brown of Los Angeles.
There are eight great-grandchildren
Funeral services will be held in
the Burkett chapel Monday at 3:30.
Rev. Paul Calhoun officiating. Burial
will be at Forest Lawn cemetery.
Former Nehraskan Named
U. S. District Attorney
-William Hayward. former Nebras
kan. has been appointed United
States district attorney for the
southern district of New York.
Hayward is a son of the late
United States Senator Hayward of
Nebraska City. He was secretary
of the republican national committee
in 1908 and republican nominee for
eonarress in the First district in 1910.
He moved to New York City soon
after and became a public service
commissioner: During the war he
was colonel of i New York regi
" Fireman Killed in Wreck.
Fort Worth. Tex., May 8. The
Memphis connection of the couth
bound Sunshine Special, Texas and
Pacific railroad, on the Iron Moun
tain, was wrecked between Memphis
and Bald Knob. KtV and the fire
man i reported to have been killed,
according to information received.
The engineer was reported badly in
jured. Bee. Want Ada 'Are Business
Mrs. Stillman Fights With ;
Fury of a Woman Scorned
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Affairs of 10 Persons To Be Aired in New York
Divorce Claim' to Have Letters Written by,
Plaintiff, to Offset Ones Signed by
By A STAFF CORRESPONDENT.
tliii'ttu TrlbuD-Omli Be Iael Wlr:
New York, May 8. Affairs of 10
women, including "Mrs. Florence
Leeds" and James A. Stillman, will
be dragged into the divorce case of
Mrs. "Fifi" Stillman.
Mrs. Stillman is going to fight
back with all the fury of a woman
scorned and driven to desperation to
protect her own name and the fu
ture of her son, Guy bttllman.
The 10 women in Stilhnan's af
fairs were described tonight as fol
lows: No. 1, "Mrs. Florence II. Leeds,"
mother of Jay Leeds, two and one
half years old. Mrs. Leeds present
residence was' said to be unknown
to Mrs. Stillman's' attorneys, all
trace of her having been lost after
she left Miami, Fla., where investi
gators had located her.
On Fringe of Society.
No. 2, a beautiful dark-haired,
dark-eyed and dark-complexioned
woman, believed to be in society
or on its fringe. . Proof was said to
have been obtained that this woman
was a frequent visitor on Mr. Still
man's yacht, Modesty.
No, 3, the woirn of the west
side apartment," said to have been
rented by Mr. Stillman in 1917, 1918
and 1919. The first name of this
woman was said to be "Mabel" and
the information concerning her as
well as concerning No. 2 was de
scribed as specific.
No. 4... the woman known as the
"$6,000 girl." This woman is said
by persons friendly to Mrs. Still
man to have obtained $6,000 from
and to be singers, dancers, chorus
girls or in some way connected with1
the stage, either at the time Mr. Still
man is alleged to have known them
or preceding that time. Definite in
formation concerning Mr. Stillman's
acquaintance with these young wo
men was said to be in the possession
of Mrs, Stillman's attorney, but it
was said that it was not as specific
in character as the information con
cerning the first five. . , - . '' ;'
In addition to information' con
cerning these JO young women, Mrs.
Stillman's- attorneys were -said to
have located a series of letters, be
lieved to have. beei written by Mr.
Stillman to one ot them. These let
ters, it was said, .appeared -to be of
intimate nature and will be produced
by the defense at the proper time as
an offset .to the letters alleged to
: Illinois Towns
Youth 'Seeking Lodging in
Jail, Held for Burglary
Charge Many . Rob-
beries in Des Moines.'
Des'Motnes, la.,. May 7 Special
TelegramO-r-Ralph Steele,- 19,
walked into the police station here
Friday night and asked for lodging.
He was given lodging and it may be
years before he sleeps outside a
barred cell. His . partner, Frank
Strong, 19, was already under arrest
and had confessed that he and Steele
"pulled several jobs." Strong and
Steele have now both confessed to
burglary of the Hub clothing store
at Moline, 111., and a store at Wauke
gan, I1U The boys shipped their loot
to Des Moines. They have been
taken; back to Moline for trial.
-...v. 'Rob 13 Homes.
Thirteen homes in Highland Park
and nearby were burglarized early
today. Nearly $500 was,:obtained.
None of the' robberies were dis
covered until the occupants of the
residences awakened Saturday morn
ing. .Windows were -pried open in
each' of the places. At one place the.
burglar found the .window too' high
and took time' to obtain a: ladder. 'At
another he found dishes on the
kitchen table.. Fearing that he might
uplet them and thus arouse his vic
tims, he carefully carried t them to
the yard in the rear and pla'ced them
on the ground. '
. Police Hearing Monday.
Jack Brophy and Frank Harty,
deposed Des Moines police 'heads,
who are accused of collusion and of
ficial misconduct-will be placed on
the stand in 'their own defense at
the civil service hearing Monday, at
torneys for the defense announced.
It is expected tht the hearing will
end Monday. Sheriff Robb's forces
have only a few more witnesses to
be . heard, among them William
Hazard, who, it is said, will testify
that be paid Jack Brophy $200 for
the recovery of his stolen motor car,
and C. G.' Van Vliet, secretary of the
Des Moines Automobile Dealers as
sociation. WKat Van Vliet's testi
mony will be is not known.
Third French Republic
Passes 100,000 New Laws
Paris, May 8. France's present
regime, known as the third repub
lic, holds all legislative records in
sofar as this country is concerned.
Since its institution in 1871 no less
than 100,000 new laws and decrees
have been adopted by Parliament.
The second empire, which preceded
the third republic, saw the introduc
tion of 45,000 new laws and the sec
ond' republic 12.400. No less than
250,000 new laws have been passed
since the first empire, that is to say;
since Napoleon I. . ' ' -
Frederick; O'Brien to Write
Next Book About Hawaii
Honolulu. Hawaii." May 8. -Frederick
O'Brien, author of "White
Shadowy in the South Seas," will
yrrite his next book about Hawaii,
according to an announcement he
made at Honolulu this month while
passing through on his way to Sa
moa. O'Brien says that after the
publication of "Mystic Isles of the
South Seas," now in preparation, he
will devote his attention to material
he gathered about Hawaii when he
was city editor of the Pacific Commercial-Advertiser
of Honolulu 20
years ago. '
have been written to Mrs. Stillman
by Beauvais, the Indian guide,
named as co-respondent, which have
been made public.
It was learned today just how
Air. MUlman on the representation
that she was in delicate health. Evi
dence of Mr. Stillmanjs acquaintance
vvitk this woman was described as
No. 5, the woman, heretofore re
ferred to as "the Woman of Mys
tery." This woman is said to be a
dancer and to have preceded "Mrs.
Leeds" as an acquaintance of the
No 6, 7, 8,9 and 10; these are de
scribed by a friehd of Mrs. Stillman
as of the "Broadway butterfly type,"
Referee Daniel J. Gleason came to
admit one of the so-called Beauvais
letters in evidence, thus paving the
way for the publication Of that and
the rest. Bernard Kelly, former
superintendent of the Stillman estate
at Pleasantville, N. Y., who identi
fied all seven of the letters as being
in the guide's handwriting, gave ad
ditional identification to the letter
marked as Exhibit "B."
., Maid Read Letter.
Kelly testified that Miss Mary L.
Kelly, a maid" in Mrs. Stillman's em
ploy, found the letter in a desk
drawer in Mrs. Stillman's room and,
after opening the unsealed envelope
and resding the letter, called Kelly,
who also read it. Kelly testified that
the letter submitted to him at the
hearing on Thursday was the same
letter he had read at the Stillman
country home at Pleasantville. Mis
Kelly was said to have disappeared
despite the attempt, of both sides to
get her as a witness. ' '. . - ;
It was learned that Mrs.'-Stillman
would contend that the letter had
been "planted" in the drawer of her
writing desk. Friends of Mrs. Still
man intimated that they would show
that she had discharged a servant
and that this servant seemed well
supplied with money at the time of
Mrs. Stillman's friends were great
ly encouraged' at hearing "that Refe
ree Gleason had ruled that the tes
timony of Dr., Russell,, the Buffalo
osteopath, concerning Mrs. Still
man's alleged confession and the so
called Beauvais letters, were not com
petent so far as the issue of the
legitimacy of Guy Stillman was con
cerned. Bluff s Citizen
Takes Shot At
E. Rosenthal Believes He Hit
Burglar Whom He Found
Attempting to , Climb in
, Window o Home.
E. Rosenthal. 1730 Third avenue,
engaged in a revolver' battle with
two burglars who attempted to rob
his home at an early hour yesterday
morning, according to his report to
Bluffs police. He believes he
wounded one of the prowlers, whom
he surprised in the act of crawling
through at window.
The battle commenced when Ros
enthal leaned out of the open window
and fired several shots after, the re
treating burglar. An accomplice of
the fleeing thief, who was stationed
across the street as a lookout, re
turned the householder's fire. Rosen
thal took to cover in the house and
telephoned police. ' l. ' '
The owner of the house was in
bed when awakened by. the sound
of his window being raised.' Wtien
he saw the head and shoulders of
a man appear, he drew.- his revolver
from under his pillow and fired. The
thief fell out of the window, 'then
rose to his feet and staggered to
the front fence. ; - .
Rosenthal leaned out of the win
dow and fired two more shots at
the burglar as he was crawling over
the fence. It was then that the
second prowler across the street
Hobo Kitten Bumming Way
On Rods Made Yards Mascot
Kansas City, Mo., May 8. Earl
Parker, cook on a ."Frisco" diner,
was givjng at) egg omelet to a fine
beating with a spoon as his train
rolled out of Fort Scott, Kan., when
he heard a loud and plaintive
"Where's the- cat," he asked of a
"Cat?"- replied the waiter, "you're
hearin' things." " .
When the train arrived at Kansas
City, Parker heard the feline screech
again. Investigation revealed 1 small
gray kitten curled up comfortably
on the trucks under the diner. It
had hoboed its way from Fort Scott
to Kansas City and when taken from
the trucks and placed on the plat
form promptly climbed back on the
trucks again. The hobo kitten is
now the mascot of the train crews in
the "Frisco" yards here.
Daily Air Service. From
Paris to Africa Planned
Paris, May 7. Paris to Egypt and
Morocco in from eight to twelve
hours is at last a possibility for
the traveler in a hurry, the French
government having subsidized a
company which, beginning this
month, will run a regular daily dirig
ible service between the French capi
tal and Algiers, Tunis and Cairo.
Each airship will have accommoda
tions for 60 passengers, and. meals
and sleeping berths will be pro
vided. Insurance against accidents
will be guaranteed at a low. rate.
Fares will be below those bytfain
and boat. .
Blackleg at Plymouth.
Plymouth, Neb., May 8. -;(Spe-cial.)
Blackleg is prevalent among
the cattle of this section. Many
farmers are having their stock vacci
nated in order to prevent the disease
'affecting their herds. , -- r'
Railroads Make ;
In Wage Squabble
Executives Stand on Original
Contention That Salaries, in
Other Industries Arc
Chicago, May 8. Railroad repre
sentatives made their final drive for
a wage slash on behalf of nearly 100
carriers before the railroad labor
Devoting most of their argument
to denials of the charges of waste
and mismanagement made bv the em
ployes, counsel for the roads finally
cast the charges aside as irrelevant
and stood on their original conten
tion that wages in outside industries
and the cost of living had declined.
The board was told it should con
sider only the factors laid down in
the transportation act in fixing just
and reasonable wages by F. W. Sar
geant, solicitor for the Chicago and
Northwestern. W. J. Lauck, the
unions economist, had asked the
board to abandon those ' factors, he
"If the board should set up a stand
ard of a so-called living wage for
five, as urged by Mr. Lauck, the
board should also fix a different
standard for different sizes of fam
ilies and for individuals." he said.
"The very statement ,0 the proposi
tion illustrates how impracticable it
is to apply the theory.
"I maintain that if the former
wage award was just at the time it
became effective; May 1, 1920, it fol
lows that a reduction of compensa
tion must be granted in view of the
overwhelming evidence regarding
To adopt the theory of the living
wage as a basis for determining rail
road wages would be to accept an
untried theory of state socialism or
to 'countenance, creation of a super
privileged class," according to John
G. Walber.' summing up the testi
mony of the carriers. Mr. Walber,
who represented the eastern roaos,
completed the roads' rebuttal.
The living wage, according to the
railroads' investigations, he said, was
not an amount necessary to maintain
an employ and his family, but "rep
resents a standard on whicn certain
persons would nice to live.
Theory Not New. .
"The theory of the living wage is
not new," he continued. "We do not
intend to ignore it. but we believe
the American oeoole should know
its real purport and the ultimate ef
fect of such a socialistic theory as
that laid down by the railroad em
ployes. We have no quarrel with
the" ambitions or desires of any
American citizen to better himself.
However, establishment ,of an arti
ficial minimum wage would be as
fatal as attempting to stifle initia
tive and incentive, removing hope ol
reward and fear of failure."
He declared that railroad exhibits
proved that, contrary to the employes
contentions, railroad wages had in
creased in greater proportion than
the cost of living.
No intimatiton was given as to
when a decision would be handed
down, but it was said the board
would require at least a month to
digest the evidence
67 Will Graduate From
High School at Fairbury
Fairbury, Neb., May 8. (Special.)
Sixty-seven seniors will graduate
from the Fairbury High school June
2. The baccalaureate sermon will be
preached by Rev. P. A. Davies, Sun
day, May 29, at the Methodist
church. The senior class play will
be given at the Majestic theater,
Wednesday evening, June 1, and
commencement exercises will be held
at the City park Thursday evening,
June 2. The address will be de
livered by Rev. John Andrew Holmes
of the First Congregational chruch
Board Corrects Mistake
In Table Rock Election
Table Rock"; Neb., May 8. (Spe
cial.) The village board was reor
ganized and W. M. -Linn re-elected
as chairman. i To correct the mistake
made in the recent election, by which
A. F. Wopata was elected by mis
take for A. R. Wopata, who was the
nominee, the former failed to appeal
and qualify and A. R. Wopata was
appointed to fill the vacancy. G. F.
Bonham was reappointed as clerk,
A. F. Burow as treasurer and Scott
Phillips as .marshal and street com
missioner. Grand Island Pilot Wins
Cross-Country Air Race
Kearney, Neb., May 8. (Special.)
Pilot Kite of Grand Island, won
the. cross-country flight from Hol
drege to Kearney and return, ac
cording to word received here. Five
pilots undertoook the flight, despite
the fact that an unusually high wind
prevailed at the time. About 4,000
spectators had gathered at the avia
tion field to witness the landings
and hopoffs. The Chamber of Ctm
merce of Kearney awarded a prize
of $100 on the race.
; To seal in the
From Ball Room to
Ship's Boiler Room
Mrs. R. C. Doll, wife of a naval
lieutenant, to' demonstrate her ability
to "run a ship" donned dungarees
and fired boilers aboard the trans-"
port Hancock between the Atlantic
coast and San Diego, Cal.
Mrs. Doll took a stoker's place,
bossing the engine room, manipulat
ing the big levers that carry the
belled orders from bridge to engi
neer, reversing engines, slowing
them and shoveling coal into the
And she performed hrr tasks as
well as any stoker. She declared,
however, that she enjoys most play
ing about the big guns aboard the
ship. She is shown here in stoker's
dungarees and with her heavy shovel
aboard the Hancock.
Saint and Martyr
Government Takes Part in
Fete in Memory of
By EDWIN L. JAMES.
Chicago Tribune, Cable, Copyright, 1931.
Paris, May 8. (By Wireless.)
For the first time 490 years aiter
her death France paid homage with
a national fete to the memory of
Joan D'Arc. "saint and martyr." For
years the Catholic and the royalists
have held some demonstration m
her honor, and last, after much pa
tient work, they have succeeded in
getting the tete placed on a national
Today the republican government
took part, and while the ministers
spoke at celebrations in Paris and
Orleans, the president sent a wreath
to be laid with hundreds of others.
on the pedestal of the statue in the
Rue Rivoh, to the girl who, by faith
and practical energy, delivered
France from the hold of the English.
kings and gave back to .the most sin
gularly ungrateful monarch of all
times, his capital and scepter.
Ihe fete was mostly a church af
fair and the participants were for the
most part children from the schools
and religious societies. But the state
also took part and tried to make the
day one of celebration of the
patriotism personified in the
Incidentally, it should be . men
tioned that the utmost care was taken
to avoid offending the susccptibili--ties
of France's ally, England, in
case she should have any affected.
lapse after nearly five centuries. . '
Couple Held in Superior
On Disorderly Charge
Superior, Neb., May 8. (Special.)
William F. Condiff and Cora Ben
nett of Republic City, Kan., arrested
here on the charge of disorderly con
duct, were bound over to the district
court under $1,000 bond each. Both
of the defendants arc said to be mar
ried and it is alleged that they reg
istered in a Superior hotel as man
Crawford. Neb., May 8. (Special.)
Rev. R. N. Cloud will deliver the
baccalaureate sermon to the graduat
ing class of the High school, Sunday
evening, May 22.
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By CHARLES D. MICHAELS.
Cblrago Tribuoe-Oinaha Bee Leaaed Wire.
Chicago, May 8. Estimates on the
winter wheat crop to be schown by
the government rcpoft due in Chi
cago at 2:15 p. m. Monday, are 635,
000 to 645,000,000 bushels. ' Last
month the estimate was 621.000,000
bushels, which allowed for an aver
age abandonment of acreage. In
May, last year, it was 485,000,000
bushels, with the harvest 577,000,000
Estimates on condition are 87to
90, compared with 91 last month.
Last year it was 79.1, and the 10
year average is 86.8.
Acreage estimates are 800,000 to
2,000,000, or from 2 to more than 4
per cent from the 40,605,000 acres
seeded last fall. Heaviest losses- in
acreage are expected to be in the
southwest, particularly Kansas.
There will be no report on spring
wheat and oats until June.
Action of the farmers' organiza
tions in attacking the grain ex
changes is not regarded by leaders
as indicative of sound business judg
ment and fair mindedness.
"They have used every method to
vtllify the grain exchanges," a board
official says, "and at the same time
the farmers have benefited by using
them to market their grain. No
overtures have been made by the
leaders of the farm organizations for
a conference or a 'get together'
movement, such as most business in
terests would urge, were they to con
sider the benefits to be derived by
. Th?. grain exchanges have been in
?i3tence in tne U sited btates for
upward of 100 years' and in Chicago
tor ore than U years. Speculation
in grain has prevailed since the days
of Joseph, who ran . the first grain
corner in Eygpt of which the world
Leading interests in the grain ex
changes of tlie country are working
toward calling' a general, meeting of
exchange representative's, farmers,
bankers and elevator interests to ar
rive at a satisfactory basis where all
will be benefited. All will have to
make concessions. A few abuses
that are said to have crept into the
trade can be eliminated or remidied.
There is an increasing disposition
to view the buying side of the wheat
market with more favor and larger
interests show a disposition to take
hold on breaks. There is close ad
justment of supplies to requirements,
with practically no stock here and
not much chance of getting one un
less other markets decline faster
than they have and get on a ship
ping basis with Chicago.
Four Persons Killed
In Explosion and Fire
Walhalla, N. D., May 8. Mr. and
Mrs. Andrew GunnisOn and two in
fant children were fatally burned
Saturday when fire, following an ex
plosion of kerosene with which Mrs.
Gunnison was starting a fire in the
kitchen stove, destroyed their home
' The two children were burned to
death in the house while their par
ents sustained burns from which
they died later..
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Bricks Fly Thick and
Fast as Boys Scrap
In Lobby of Theater
Persons leaving the Rialto theater
following the final show Saturdayi
night were forced to side-step a verit
able hail of bricks, missiles being
used by Jack, Clare, 1447 South Six
teenth street, and V. L. Mon,ogold,
1015 South Twenty-second street, in
an attempf to settle a dispute in
the lobby of the show building.
' According to the story told police,
the boys began their argument on
the street in front of the thete
Picking up armloads of "Irish .con.
fctti," the belligerents carried their
fight into the. lobby, endangering the
safety of t.heatergors as they hurled
bricks toward each other.
; Officer Corvall collared the young
sters and took them to Central po
lice station where they were released
after a lecture on proper conduct.
Sensation for Paris;
Ghosts Write Poetry
Taris, May 8. Can a ghost write
poetry? You betcher, says Baron
Maurice de Waleffe, the French sa
tirist, who tells of a remarkable book
of spirit poems just published in
Paris under the title of "The Glory
Three years ago died Judith Gau
tier, niece of Theophile Gautier, and
left a collection of slightly er pas
sionate novels and collections of
poems which were' circulated among
One of these friends was a girl,
Judith's most intimate companion. A
year after Judith's death this girl
dreamed a dream. In the dream
Judith appeared and commanded her
to seize a pencil and write to dicta
tion. The result was a series of poems
of an exotic character which are
triumphs of meter and scan per
fectly. They are published , in the '
name of the girl friend. Mile. S.
Meyer Zundcl, but Mile. Zundcl says
they're not really her work at all,
but were directly dictated by her
dead friend. '
Previous to Judith's death Mile.
Zundel says she never wrote a line
Wymore Lodge Entertains
Older Members at Banquet
Wymore, Neb., May 8. (Special.)
Knights and Ladies of Security held
a banquet and dance in honor of the
older nfembers. Greenwood's hall
was beautifully decorated with bunt
ing and flowers. Refreshments were
followed by'toasts and a musical and
literary program, C. W. Tumblin act
ing as toastmastcr. Dancing con
cluded the entertainment.
Table Rock. Neb., May 8. (Spe
cial.) Clem Mayhew, Russel Robin
son and John Larimore, all of Nema
ha City, were arrested for fishing
and seining in the ditch north of
Table Rock without a license, and
were fined $5 each, ,
? Three. fine vacation trips in onel
; Roam 'over the great Rockies among wild
;. flowers, visit Rocky Mountain National (Estes)
7 Parkunexpectedly run into a deer or an elk
nature at its wildest but also at its safest.
Golf, tennis and horseback riding too.
Then visit Salt Lake City hear the organ
recitals in the wonderful Mormon Tabernacle
and bathe in the buoyant waters of Great
Salt Lake you can't sink.
See in Yellowstone the legerdemain of nature
presented as at no other place in the world.
. Geysers, canyons, boiling springs, waterfalls,
cascades, roaring hot and cold streams. See
great herds of wild deer, buffalo, bear and elk.
Live in wildwood camps or luxurious, modern
hotels, as you choose. . '
Low Summer Tourist Fare, Commencing June 1 t
May is "Deciding Month" for summer vacation. Don't
overlook Colorado, Salt Lake end Yellowstone. Yea can
enjoy them all on the same trip. On requett we will
plan a trip for yeur conwderation.
Writs for ittiftnitd booklet: "Colorado Mounttin Plty
grounds," "Rocky Mountain National Park," "reWoweron
National Park," "Utah-Idaho Outinga." TAe are free,
Veittfon aaVerb'aemenf "F."
tot Information ik
Uolon Dtpet, ConsolldaUd Tlcktt Offiea, ar
A K. Curt. City Pa. Attn t, U. P. 8rti
- 1416 Dodf 8t, Omaha - -
Girl Tells Weird
Tale of Attack J
On Lonley Road
Says Man Who orcctl tier
! Into Car Gagged and Beat
: Her Knocked Uncon
scious in Collision.
Miss '.Bessie Schacffer, 24, 1812
Capitol avenue, reported to police
that she was forced into an auio-
mobikv gagged, beaten and that an;
attempt was made to . assault her
during a period of, two hours early
Miss Schaeffer said she was going
home alone from the De Luxe danc
ing academy about midnight when
she was stopped at Seventeenth and
Dodge street by an unidentified
autoist who pulled her into his car
after she battled with him for 10
She said the driver then went to
a lonely road on the outskirts of
the city, and there she was gagged
with a pair of gloves.
"He pulled a gun and threatened
to shoot me if I made any outcry or
attempted to get out of the car," she
The girl then told of how she
warned her driver-assailant of an ap
proaching car turning into the road.
She said her captor wrecked the
other car by running into it. She was
thrown out and knocked . uncon
scious, she said. Upon recovering,
she found that the driver had de
serted her, she told police.
According to Her Story.
Two men in another automobile
drove bv and took her to within twov
blocks of her home. , :
"I never saw the man before,"
Miss Schacffer told Detective i,
Pszanowski who is investigating the
girl's story. "I know he was drink--yr
ing, because he had a bottle of moon- ,; "
shine. He told me that he lived on . "
the South Side."
Pszanowski is also investigating a ;:
report'that the girl was drugged. :
She told detectives that the driver ,
used a hypodermic needle on her
arrrt. The girl is a waitress -at the.i
Calumet restaurant. ;
Dunbar Eastern Star Host
To Visiting Delegations .'
Dunbar, Neb., May 8. (Special.)
The Dunbar "order of the Eastern ( ,
Star entertained visiting delegations
from Nebraska City, Brock and Pal- .
myra in honor of past visits to these'
lodges. 'A banquet was held in the '"
opera house. Over 200 were present.
Among the guests were Past Grand n
Worthy Matron -Mrs. Ed Yont of"
Brock and Mrs. Henry McKes,:
grand chaplain of Palmyra. ,
Hebron Class Play.
Hebron, Neb., May 8. (Special.')
"The Time of His Life," a three
act senior class play under the" di
rection of Miss Geraldine Kfiuffman,
will be given: by the high school-at
the ppera hose here, Monday,
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