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.-THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1921,
House Is in Ruins
As Result of Fire
Building and Important Docu
ments Destroyed by Fire
Sinn Fein Blamed for ,
Dublin, May 26.-(By The Asso
ciated Press.) At noon today th.;
cuKtoni house, which was set alirc
Wednesday .afternoon by a raiding
party of civilians, officially declarer
to have been Sinn Seiners, still was
burning. All the interior had been
destroyed at that hour, but the main
walls were standing., as was the
dome, the chief architectural feature
of the building, and the clock wai
A high official stated that th:
most important document of the
local government board had been
This, Dublin castle announces, is
the work of Sinn Fein forces, which
Wednesday, made the most formi
dable attack against government
property that has been engineered
since the present rebellions began.
Employes of the departments
housed in the buildings were made
prisoners,, vast iiuantities of petrol
were poured over the interior of the
building and the light was applied.
Soon military lorries crowded with
soldiers appeared and a battle en
The Sinn Feincrs occupied the
iisfnms house and from the win
dows met the soldiers with a heavy
fire. Machine guns and rides re
sponded and a strong cordon was
thrown around the building.
When the flames became too hot,
the raiders attempted to escape, but
several were hot and killed and
many wounded. According to tli
official statement, seven civilians
were killed. II wounded and 111 cap
tured. -Four .' auxiliaries verk'
Meet Death in Flames.
Crown forces, in a sortie, entered
the" building and made many cap-
i turcs. Soiiie raiders were saturated
with petrol and it is believed several
met their death in the flam:s.
Destruction of the Dublin customs
house constitutes the most serious
damage since the rebellion. The
building, of which notihng remains
but the shell, was erected during the
Irish parliament and was one of the
most beautiful in Ireland. It had
little to do with the customs, but
housed many of the chief adminis
tration departments and its destruc
tion is more detrimental to the. or
dinary machinery of the government
than if Dublin castle had been
Admiral Rodman Visits
licic uii m ay iv vayucu
XT i- "nr4.U By CHARLES DANA GIBSON.
Not .Worth the rrice ,:: .. 1.
"No. It cost me
Published by arrangement with Life.
' "Did you enjoy your stay in the' hospital?"
45 k week to see the doctor. make love to .the' nurse, and I can see the same thing in
the movies for-10 cents.
Admiral Hugh Rodman, U. S. N.,
and wife, paid Omaha a brief visit
Thev are en route to washing-
ton, here Admiral . Kodman will
ttmA a tiiirfinir nf the selection
fiftnrrf of "nine' admirals to consider
assignments -and promotions in the
They arrived on the Los Angeles
limited and departed a short time
ater for. the east on, a Northwestern
"Is W. T. Bryan here now?" asked
the admiral as he recalled his only
other visit to Omaha when he
missed a train connection and spent
23 hours here. '
"1 enjoyed my ride across Ne
braska today. It is a great state."
Admiral Rodman has been in the
nnvv 40 years. He said he expects
to le detached from the . Pacific
fleet in about a month and assigned
to Hampton Roads, Va as com
mander of the Fifth naval district.
The admiral is interested in
strengthening the Pacific fleet and
the establishment of a naval base
at Alameda, Cal.. in San Francisco
bay, a proposition which is now be
Postal Men of State- Will
Gather for Meet Monday
Afavor Dab man. Actins: rostinas
lor HHierf S Haniel and T. S. Mc-
Gee of Chicago and William Maher
will be the principal speakers at the
annual convention of the Nebraska
chapter of the National Association
of Letter Carriers and the Nebraska
Federation of Postoftice Clerks at the
Castle hotel Monday.,
Following the business sessions
during the clay, a. banquet will be held
at the hotel at 6 in the evening, after
which members wilt be given their
choice of attending, the Ak-Sar-Ben
show in the Den or vaudeville at the
Allen Named Collector
Of Revenue By Harding
Washington, May 26. President
Harding today nominated Robert J.
Grant of Denver, to- be superintend
ent of the Denver mint, and Arthur
B. Allen of Tecumseh, Neb., to be
collector of internal revenue for the
district of Nebraska. .
Alexandria Mass Meeting ,
Plans Big Celebration
Alexander, Neb., May 23. A
ra meeting was held here to ar-
for a laree celebration on the
Fourth of lulv. This will be the
first Fourth of July celebration held
here for -almost 10 years and it is
tnn'miM-d ihai this one will make -uo
for the ones which we have missed.
Changes in Train Schedules
Effective May 29.
ROCK ISLAND LINES will
make the following changes in train
schedules effective Sundav, May 29:
"ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIM
ITED," Train No. 7, will leave
Omaha at 11:55 p. m.; 30 minutes
rnrlicr than at nrrsent. arrivine in
Denver at 3:00 p. m.. one hour and
five minutes earlier than at. present,
. . . e. t t r
and at Colorado springs at i:o p
in., one hour earner. -
"ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIM-
TTFiY" easthound. Train No. 8. will
'cave Omaha at 2:32 a. m., 37 min
utes later than at resent, arriving
in Chicago at 3:55 p. m., one hour
earlier than at present.
Train n. 9. Iowa Local, will
reach Omaha at 4:05 p. m., one hour
earlier than at present. . .
Train No. 34. "THE JERSEY."
will reasfi Omaha at 11:10 p. m.,
instead cf 10:45 p. m.( as now. Adv.
II. E. Byrara Tells Senators
Rank and File of Employes
Co-operate in Bringing .
About Efficiency. ;
Washington; May 26. Railroads
of the United States are being oper
ated efficiently, H. E. Bvram. presi
dent of the Chicago, 'Milwaukee &
St. Paul said today in the course of
liia .va ruination hefor the senate in
terstate commerce committee, which
is inquiring .mto the transportation
situation. He .prafsctl ;the worK ot
th enmlovos who ara endeavoring to
aid the carriers in' .obtaining -better
"It is' to be regretted," Mr. By
ram said, "that the attitude-of some
of those who speak for railroad em
ployes of the country does not tend
li nrnmntp onnA cert-ire. ' Tt is ereat-
ly to the credit of the rank and file
o employes of the railroads of the
country that they have not, been mis
led by fajse doctrines, as is shown by
the general willingness to co-operate
with management of the railroads in
bringing about the necessary ef
ficiency and economy in the opera
tion which prevails at '. the present
time. . ' . ' ' ' '
-"Officers and employes -of the
Chicago, Milwaukee .& St.1 Paul
Railway, company for ' several years
apd particularly of late, have been
carrying -out the principle of co
operation and ' study., mutually in
finding, and practicing.'ecpnomics and
improved, methods. Committees have
been fofemed'.of officers, and em
ployes on every division to study the
aciaiis ot operaton.
Airy Byram presented a tahle to
show tliat increases, o,f from 50 to as
high as 116 per cent itt the amount
of bulk commodities and merchan
dise loaded by company employes
at various points had resulted from
such co-operation, i
Influx of Millers ip " "
State Towns Is Annoying
A lexantfria." Neb.. Ms v' 2fi. I ?ni-
cial.) Millers of unusual number
nr tnftino' thi reeitnr'r r( Alex
andria this-summer.-Millions of them
tiock into the houses as soon as
lights are lit. While "of.' no great
damage they are-very-annoying.-The
influx is said to be caused by the ex
ceedingly damp cool weather this
spring and the general warm weath
er expenencea curing iasi winter.
Increased School Levy -
. Will Be Asked in Gretna
Memorial day will be appropriate-
f . f I
iy ceicuraiea nere.
The school board will ask for a
levy of 70 mills at the annual school
meeting, June 13, which will be used
entirely, to run the . schools during
the next year. Last year's levy of
50 mills was inadequate. .
Aurora Celebrates When .
, Delegates Start Trips
Aurora, Neb., May 26. (Special
Telegram.) Hundreds of residents
were at the station to give a rousing
'"send-off" to Jasper F, Cole, Rotary
delegate to Edinburgh, Scotland, and
Verne Demaranville,:-Aurora's lcon
tcstant iii the national high school
meet at Chicago.' v '
Gretna. Neb., May 26. (Special.)
The senior class graduated from
the Gretna High school Thursday.
Prof. A. A. Reed of the University
of Nebraska gave the address.
Frank Gould Must ay for
Hals Divorced Wife Bought
Paris. May 26. Fraftk J Gould
must pay a Faris fniliiier 8,000
francs for hats purchased in May,
1918, by his divorced "wife, -Edith
Kelly Gould, according to a' decision
handed down yesterday -in the sixth
chamber of the civil tribunal..
Mr. Gould, according to the evi
dence had refused to' pay the bill on
grounds that he had married Miss
Kelly: tinder a so-c'atled ' separation
of ' property agreement. 'The nu!-linnr-
.nprl inA ihe court', held that
the Goulds were not divorced when
the purchases were made.
Omahans in Washington.
Washington, May 26. (Special
Telegram.) Mrs. A. C, Troup ot
Omaha is attending the annual con
vention of Colonial Dames in Wash
ington. Charles I. George of Oma
ha is attending a meeting of the
executive committee of .the United
States Chamber of Coinmerce .here.
Arsenal Workers in Egvpt v
Quit; General Strike Looms
Cairo. Eevot. May 26. Arsenal
workers apd employes of railway
shops here have struck,, and a gen
eral railway walkout is -threatened.
Field Marshal Viscount Atlenby,
British high commissioner in Egypt,
issued a statement today, referring
to the recent- disorders, in which he
says he is loath to intervene in party
politics, but that in the last resort the
responsibility for law and order de
volves upon him.
Retires to Sell Oil Land
Beatrice. Xeb., May 26. (Special.)
Frank Aiounj?, veteran Burlington
engineer who recently quit his post
to look after his oil interests in
Oklahoma, states he reccritly' sold
an oil lease on his farm for $28,000.
Another well is being put down on
the land, and he made another" good
dca' in disposing of this lease. He
owns 160 acres.
Fifth Husband of
Will Rewed Her
Paul Southard Declares Will
ingness to Remarry Wife If
There Is Any Doubt of
Legality of Ceremony.
Honolulu, T. H., May 26,-Taul
Vincent Southard, husband of Lyda
frucblood Southard, who is accused
of the murder of her fourth hus
band, Edward F. Meyer, is willing
tft rmiarrv her if there is ailV doubt
regarding the legality of their mar
riage in Los Angeles last Novem
ber, he said today. He declared he
was ready to marry her in the jail
here before she starts for the main
land and Idaho to answer the charge
against her. Southard is a navai
chief petty officer stationed at reari
In a former statement given out
through V. H. Ormsby, a deputy
sheriff here, to take Mrs. Southard
bac kto Idaho, Southard said ho
knew his marriage to Mrs. Southard
was illegal. He said he had mar
ried her within a month after being
divorced. California laws preclude
a legal marriage within a year of an
interlocutory decree ot divorce.
In the second statement South
ard explained that he had been di
vorced last October, in Indiana,
ha vimr allceed that his wife deserted
him. and said he did not know
whether under these conditions m
remarriage in California a month
lotnr vL-ns ilWal. but that if it was
he was ready to remedy the matter.
Southard said that ne naa apmicu
cnm time aoro for $5,000 worth oi
insurance in a widely known com
pany. The application, ne saio, w.is
made after he arrived in mc Ha
waiian islands, but was not made at
the suggestion ot Mrs. suomaru.
"Vf,,c,'r,nsc rpatnns" WIS the CaUSC
assigned by Southard for the action.
Naval oHiciais some days ago mm
dnthai-H'e efforts to obtain a gov
ernment policy for $10,000.
Turk Nationalists and
Bolshcviki Sign Treaty
M.iv 26. Soviet 'Russia
and the Turkish nationalist govern
hav acrreed to a treaty based
upon mutual aid for the "emancipa
tion ot all peoples oi me east auu
absolute right of self-determination,
it is announced here. The treaty de
nounces all pacts or conventions im
posed by force upon Turkey.
The protocol signed bp representa
tives of the two nations on January
20, 1920, which disposed of territory
along their frontiers, was made ef
fective, it is said. Batum was given
to Georgia and Azerbaijan made an
The soviet 20V-
hat rfteaspd 1 urkcv trom
all economic engagements entered
;irt tw hat roimtry with Kussia
during the czarist regime
Violator of Espionage
Act Asks for New Hearing
Washington, May 26. A petition
for a rehearing of the case of Henry
Albers, a wealthy citizen of Port
land, Ore., was filed in the supreme
court today by Senator McNary in
behalf of the Oregon Bar association.
Albers was convicted of violating the
espionage act, but the government
confessed error after his appeal had
been docketed in the supreme court
and the conviction was reversed and
the case remanded.
Rouged Knees Arc
Latest Result From
Short Skirt Decree
New York. May 26. While New
York schools superintendents were
holding a meeting in the Commodore
hotel today and protesting short
skirts of teachers, the big old town
got a jolt from Dame Fashion.
Sidney Brooks, former hair dresser
in the czar's palace, now manager
of a Fifth avenue beauty parlor, re
ports rouged knees are to be intro
duced. "Some time ago women began roll
ing stockings below their knees," he
explained. "Skirts got short Mi
lady crosses her knees, and now one
has to pay attention to the knees and
fa.-ff Rnncrrrf knees are the result.
The idea is to get a faint pink effect
a coat of rice powder, a touch of
rouge and then a lilin ot powaer.
The effect really is quite charming."
Governor McKelvic Has
Series of Speaking Dates
Lincoln, May 2o. (Special.)
Governor McKelvic is to be absent
from Lincoln until next Wednesday.
Me has commencement dates the re
mainder of this week at Albion, Loup
City and Ravenna, followed with a
Memorial day address at Arcadia,
and a speech to the Community club,
at Gothenburg on Tuesday..
By School Forum
Omaha Will Be Represented
At National Education Meet
At Des Moines.
Tt,. Dniaha Si-hool forum has
chosen the following delegates and
r-ltcrnates for the convention of
the National Education association
which meets in Des Moines, July
4-8: . .
The kindergarten section will be
represented by Miss Eloise Hillis of
Druid HiU school witn Aiiss vera
Pearson of Bancroft as alternate.
The first, second and third grades
by Mrs. Anna Jones of Wcst Side
with Miss Maud Harman of Castel
lar as alternate. '
The fourth, fifth and sixth grades
liv Mis Sara Aver of Lake school
with Miss Ruth Pollack of Webster
The seventh and eighth grades by
V.'xa Amelia Pearson of Henry W.
Yates with Miss Maud Compton of
Lothrop as alternate.
To represent the principals and
supervisions Miss .Marian Keed, su
pervisor of art in the (Jmaha
schools, with F.. D. Geoson. prin
cipal of Kellom school as alternate,
The high school section will be
represented by Miss Jessie Towne
of Central High, with Miss Sarabore
Taylor as alternate.
There will be two delegates at
large, Professor Knipprath, presi
dent of the Omaha School Forum
and head of the bookkeeping and ac
counting department of Commerce
High, and Miss Mary McNamara,
principal of Benson High with Miss
Ida Blackmore, priftcipal of Bcals.
and Miss Bessie Waterman of Park
school, as alternates.
The primary council has elected
Miss Elizabeth Ryan from Long
school as its delegate.
Effective Monday, May 30, our No. 11
Denver Special will be restored on a new
fast schedule, making our service
3 Trains to Denver Every Day
No. 11 No. 18
Leave Omaha '. R-.10 a. m. 4:25 p. m.
Arrive Fremont 9i05 a. m. ' 5:28 p. m.
Arrive Columbus 10:05a.m. 6:38p.m.
Arrive Grand Island Ili23a. m. 8:30 p.m.
Arrive Kearney 12:28 p.m. 9:50 p.m.
Arrive North Piatt 2:40 p. m. 12:40 a.m.
Arrive Juletburg 3:45 p. m. 2:05 a.m.
Arrive Denver 8:59 p.m. 7:30 a.m.
l:t!i a. m.
2:14 a. m.
3:16 a. m.
4:40 a. m.
8:54 p. m.
8:10 a. m.
9:25 a. m.
3:30 p. m.
To The Pacific Coast
Commencing May 29 the Los Angeles Limited
will leave Omaha at 9:40 a. m. and arrive at Los
Angeles at 2:40 p. m., third day. The Overland
Limited will leave Omaha at 9:45 a. m. and ar
rive at5an Francisco at 2:30 p. m., third day.
The Continental Limited will continue to leave
at 1:20 a. m.; the California Mail at 4:30 p. m.,
and the Oregon-Washington Limited at 11:15
Summer Tourist Fares Begin June 1st
Tell us where you want to go this summer and let
us plan your trip. We have some new vacation
booklets which will help you.
Tickets and Berths at Consolidated Ticket Office,
1416 Dodge Street, or at Union Station,
10th and Mason Sts., or write
A. K. CURTS, City Passenger Agent, 1416 Dodge St.
Onion Pacific System
Make , lis- Proi
Come in and sfto 5f ymi find us
cold indifferent and bard to
"get,, .to." AVe decided upon
this nhrasfl after a lot of care-
study. e took a iook
at ourselves. We also had in
mind the "general" feeling to
ward the silk stocking banker.
Comer in and make us' prove .
to you -that ours is just what
we say the Bank "With an ;
INTEREST in YOU.
1 he choice tm- '
oPmaders' to. Jfjfij
tviom ferecf r!
6 expediency WAA
or financial Jro '
interest ' m j.
ed v praised
Corn Exchange Hat'l Bank
Jlte nnk With saYlM'KntSTJIii You,
1503 Farnam Street.
CUT PRICE SALE
... . a mm '
High-grade merchandise at less than wholesale price.
Store Open Saturday Until 10 P. M.
J. HELPHAND CLOTHING CO.
314 North Sixteenth St.
Some Makes We Have
Represented 47 Years
Kranich St. Baeh, Sohm.r, Vol
8t Sons, Brambach, Kimball, Buth
Terms if Desired
1513 Dougla. Street
The Art and Music Store
INNER- CIRCLE -tf
The Price of Shoes
Has Been the Subject of -
We want to continue the conver
sation and get you to
Talk About These Shoes
Whereas (as the lawyers say) much of the talk has
been complaint of high prices. We know that tins
Shoe Selling Event
Will change all that to enthusiastic appreciation of
The Low Price of Shoes on Friday.
The Safety Razor-
Black, Brown and Gray
Satin with straps.
Patent Kid aud Tan Leath
er Pumps with small
tongue and French heel.
Gray Ooze Strap Simpers.
Oxfords in fine black and
At 9 O'Clock Friday Morning
We Will Place on Sale '
Over 1,000 Pairs of
Women's Low Shoes
Pumps,. Oxfords and Strap Slippers. Every
color except white. Baker, Slater and
other makers of America's finest shoes
. guarantee these to be among the best they
have made. Xo feature of cut or pattern .
or turn or style or finish has been omitted.
r The Same Shoes We Sold for $16.50
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