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THE BEE: OMAHA. SUNDAY. MARCH 12. 1922.
Hear Echo of Boinli Lincoln Statue Graces
Explosion in Davis i Less Critical Campus
Suit for Divorce
Youth Trot if if Father Prom
.! t Tell Who riare.l
IJoinh Fnih-r Home Lflft
Ail echo of Omaha' tents
tioiwl bomb txpli'-inii wa heard in
diMrlct court iluriiiti trial t a ce
i'tte-1 Fdwin bavis rti Ilhnche
iJavt, a l-i i.iciii on nhit'li wa hand
el down yrtrr!ay by Indue Statif
fcr. . .
The trial invlvi"l ownership r.f (lie
home at Ml.! North .ilileemh
si rcrt, destroyed Iy a brt'tih MM
May I. wHI at a second divorce
action brought by Davi axjiiit hia
iJn'vi H'iiitfil hit ftrt divorce suit
in ntttr having lived villi hi
wife .'J years. I'rmr to filintf the
uit Davis hail a separation acrec-
went drawn up. which provided that
ii wite was to have tmtr home on
Locuit street, li(iu-iholJ fcoods and
jewelry, and that he was to retain
other real estate and a contract of
ale -tf a South Side home. The
ugrernietit was Minted, deed exe-i
eutcd and in hi i.uit for divorce 1
Davis asked that it be ratiiictt ly the!
Divorce Sut Dropped. I
Davis did not push the divorce i
klit lniunrr 'mil it line ilrrinnt-.l i
' ....v. . . - . .....rr..
Mrs. DavU nold the I.ocuit strru-t
bJiousc to George Schtull for $7.5' K)
and purchased the home near Kighv
r-entli and Matidcrson streets. She
also purcha.id from her husband the
contract for site of the South Side
property, which had been bought by
A reconciliation iitfaiii brotmht the
Daviscs tORethcr in the fall of l'W),
according to testimony, and Davis
"borrowed" ?I,XK) from his wife,
which he used in "inarinitiK German
marks." lie also obtained posses
sion of the deeds giving Mrs. Davis
title to the Locust street property
and the sales contract, of the South
Side house, he admitted, according to
Leaving his wife in January, Davis
started another suit, asking the court
for a redivision of the property. In
the meantime Austin II. Dickcrson,
who at one time worked with Davis,
obtained judgment tor $2,000 against
uavis on iwo promissory notes, oy
virtue of the judgment Dickcrson as
serted a first lien on all the real es
tate belonging to the Daviscs, includ
ing the Locust street house, which
Mrs. Davis sold to Schnell, and the
South Side house, purchased on con
tract by Almquist, and the Mander
son street home, which, after the
bomb explosion Mrs. Davis had re
Agreement Held Valid..
Thus were Dickcrson, Schnell and
Almquist brought into the case of
Davis aeainst Davis: Schnell, Alm
quist and Mrs. Davis contending that
the original separation agreement
entered into bv Mr. and Mrs. Davis
is valid, and therefore 110 claims for
Vhts aeniiired bv Davis could at
feet the property given her under the
Dunn? the trial the 18-year-old
ion of the Daviscs testified his tatli
er had promised to tell him who put
;hc bomrj tinucr tneir nouse n
on would try to : effect another
i conciliation between the mother
r.nd father. The son testified the
father told him a "bootlegger placed
the bomb there, but it vent ort too
soon,"' according to Judge Stauffcr.
Judge Stauffer held the original
separation agreement valid and that
Dickerson's lien cannot affect the
property given Mrs. Davis by it. At
torneys in the case were W. R.
Patrick, representing Mrs. Davis;
V. A. Elsasser. representing Mr.
Davis; I. F. Baxter, representing
Mr. Schnell, and John A. Rine, rep
resenting Mr. Almquist.
"And Davis still has" his divorce
to obtain," observed Judge Stauffcr
as he gave his decision.
Hronze Figure of Martyr, Disappointment to Central
High Students liecause of Alleged Un
likeness, Donated to Lincoln
F..r tn. u- than 14 yean the bronie
statue of Abraham Lincoln s'ood
deirntelrii mi Central Hitlh school
campus, tmjhle Ut repulse the biltrr
rrituiMii fit atmhnu and faculty, tm
hble to hide it imperfections from
eyr of paer.liy,
Novv it gran the Lincoln rhool
r round, whfre it can rrsr its full
lri(.'ht proudly ami he an inpitation
tj the uncritical mind of the (trade
nrluMil ihildien, ami not an olKCt
ot intpetiVi't art.
In lyntt. J, I". Woolcry, now
kit4iit principal t Central Hitch
u liool, urged that ctutue of Lin
coin adorn the cluol vampu. Stui
denu Muled a caiupaiK'1 to raie
money to buy the ttaluc. Content
wrre niagcd and a!l eni-rity wai con
teiitratcd 011 the proponed plan.
Student Disappointed. .
Stud'-ntu in.ilicil a broiie like
nes of the martyr, seven feet in
McMahon to Be
I Parents to Mortgage lloinc to
Pay Back Shortage Attnr-
William V.. McMahon, former
commander of the Disabled War
Veterans, who was arrested and held
Chancellor Suspends ,
Syracuse, N. Y.. March 11. Pub
lication of the Orange Peel, Syra
cuse university comic monthly, was
ordered suspended yesterday by
Chancellor James R. Day because of
a liquor pun and jests about co-eds,
also other matter deemed objection
able. The suspension is the second
in the year for the Orange Peel, the
first having followed the publication
of a cover design featuring a scantily
Protests were received by Chancel
lor Day in the mail, coincidental
with the issue of the March number
of the Orange Peel. The number
features a contribution on the
"morals of college men."
The article states liquor jokes find
their way into the student comic
publication because liquor is unusual
in the life of the normal, average col
Star Witness in Box Car
Thefts h Shot to Death
Fort Worth, Tex., March 11. C.
A. Barngrove, star 'witness for the
federal government in a series of box
car thefts trials, which were to have
started in United States district
court Monday, was shot to death
vestcrday in the Fort Worth & Den
ver railroad yards. The killing is a
mvsterv, the police said. Barngrove
was also the star witness for the
government in another series of cases
that were tried at. the last term of
federal court here and resulted in
to the district court for embezzle
ment of $2,786.96 of the organiza
tions funds, will receive a parole next
His parents, who live at 2212 G
street, have promised to mortgage
their home to save their son from
prison. The money will be paid back
.Monday, they saiu.
An agreement between C. J. South
ard, counsel for McMahon, members
of the executive board of the Dis
abled Warx Veterans and County
Attorney Shotwcll effected the
District Judge Leslie, although not
bound by any agreement, allowed it
to be understood, according to
Southard, that he strongly favored
the parole as long as the veterans get
back their money.
C. f. Young, commander, was
present in the court with H. E. Dar--nold,
adjutant; A. J. Chinqulst, treas
urer, and members of the hoard, S.
Brandts and Wilbur Shaw.
"The members did not want to
send McMahon to prison," said Mr.
They all agreed to give him a
chance to make good."
McMahon is at liberty under
Aged Iowa Man Deeds
Land Before Marriage
Creston, la., March 11. (Special)
--Following the signing and record
ing of an ante-nuptial contract, in
which it was agreed that his bride
would receive one-third of his real
estate in case she survived him,
Darius H. Brooks, 86. and Miss Lor
etta Kennev, 41, well-known resi
dents of this place, obtained a li
cense and were quietly married at the
Methodist church parsonage by Rev.
J. W. Goodsell. Mr. Brooks, who
has twice before been married, and
his bride were accompanied by the
groom's children and the bride's
In addition to recording the ante
nuptial contract the groom recorded
warranty deed in which he leaves
is property to his six children at
the end of his lifetime. He retains
the estate, however, until his death.
The deed is made subject to the ante
nuptial contract. Mr. and Mrs.
Brooks expect to continue to make
Creston their home.
Texas Bank Robbed
San Antonio. Tex., March 11.
Twenty thousand dollars in gold, sil
ver and currency and $50,000 in state
and county bonds, together with
jewelry with an unofficial estimated
value of several thousand dollars,
were stolen when five bandits robbed
the New Braunfel State bank, 30
miles north of here, yesterday after
noon and escaped in an automobile.
height, en m right-foot pejr.ul, It
wa t he modeled ty Funi ttU
f ny pf Virnna alter th St. li.uden'i
st.itne in Lincoln park, Chicago.
Afler an anikiom wait, the eonly
work of art armed, only tt dUiiln
.ion the willing contributor to the
Lincoln fund. Artist?, too, aivaite4
Immediately following the d'dica
tiun, a movement w,urtrd in op.
portion tu the ciilptor'i art. Critic
ta'U the hotly wa too thort, ana
whrre wai the beard? The tatue
Uancd tomewhat to the rear and the
clothe were not typical of Llnenln'i
tune, tnry naici.
Ccii. Charlei Mjuderwii, then
L'nited Stuiea senator from Ncbrai
lu, declared the head and counte
nance recmbted those of the presi
dent when lie wa lirkt elected. Gen.
iral Mandcrson had rrn Lincoln
during his first year as executive.
Student threatened to drag the
itiatue to the river and throw it in.
Other threats were made, but the
tying of a rope around the body and
pulling it t the ground was the
only one which materialized.
When grading of the high school
campus began more than a year ago,
the statue was taken down. Students
and faculty learned just recently,
that it had, been taken to the Lin
According to Miss Du Mont of
Central High school, the entire fac
utty is glad that the statue if gone.
'Are you, presonally, sorry that
the statue is gone," Dr. II. A. Sen
ter of the school was asked.
Til be personally sorry if ft ever
comes back," was his anwer.
$50 on Contempt
of Court Charge
Jmljje Corcoran of York Lec
ture! PaMor and Compan-
iotu for Interference in
Centut City. Kcb., M-fih II.
(Special Tel-gram. Kev. William
JUd.ell wa luted. $50 and costs here
by DUtrut Judtie Corcoran of York
for contempt of court. Charles
Snragi.f, Charles Lohr anJ Vl.onn
Micrk, co-defendants, were fined $15
each. The petition akiug that they
te declared lit contempt of court wa
filed by J. C Cook of J-remont. at
torney for Kdward Hill and John
.Mjuwell, charged with the murder
of Ilolcn V. Cooley at Silver Creek.
He charged that the minister and Ills
three companion circulated peti
tion requesting Governor McKelvie
to Investigste the temporary release
of the two pien on bonds.
Attorney Cook further charged
that the pastor and hi friends held
public meetings at which they de
nounced the action of the court in
releasing the two acciifed men on
$1S.IH)0 bonds and in other ways con
spired to stir up public sentiment
sgainit them. The petition with 700
names was merely to get public
sympathy against the accused men,
the attorney alleged.
Judge Corcoran lectured tne nun .
Inter and his companions at length
on their o(fene.
Hill and Maxwell will be tried at
Albion on the murder charge May
IS. They were given a change ot
venue on a showing tnat mere was
prejudice in the county in which the
crime was committed. Mrs. Cooley,
wife of the shooting victim, is the
mother of Maxwell and sister ot
Baa Walt Whitman'. Work..
Vl.nna, SI arch II. Th wnrki ot Walt
Whitman hava bn Lann-d n1
fl.iatrd In Budap.at by crd.r of thi
lov.rnm.nt, ..ya tha Aband ymt.raay.
Harding to Veto '
Yank Bonus Hill. !
Sl' Augustine I)ipatch to New i
York Herahl Sayi PrcilJcnt
Ha Shown Attitude to Va
New York, March 1 1. A St. An
gutine, Fla.. dispatch to the New
York IlcralJ says:
"li ron;rc ae the burn bill
President Harding will veto it, lie
has left no doubt in the minds of the
member of hi vacation party that
thi i hi intention,
"lie will not be forced by the
house republican into a public an
nouncement in advance that he will
veto the bill, but he ha made hi
attitude pcilcctly dear to Secretary
Week. Attorney General Daunbir
ty and Speaker Gillctt of the houe.
"The president's cabinet is prac
tically unanimous in advising hhn to
veto the Dill. But the president
t(oubts that both branches of con
gress will deliberately pass the meas
ure in the face of the opinion of Sec
retary Mellon. Comptroller CrisMng
er and financial authorities in the
senate that it will disrupt the na
tion's finances. Nevertheless he I
ready to 'face the music it he is
called upon to exercise his constitu
tional authority to veto."
Houe Authorizes $1,000,000
to Buy Seeil for Farmers
Washington, March 11. By a
vote of 9U to 82 the house vestcrday
passed a bill authorizing a $1,000,000
appropriation for the purchase of
seed grain for farmers in drouth
stricken areas of the northwest. As
previously approved by the senate
the bill carried a $5,000,000 appro
priation, and the difference as to size
of the appropriation must be com
piomised before the measure goes to
linear (J t IB Barrel
Liquor r)eiite tltianl
New York. March ll.-I'rohibi.
lion eitfo'ceiiient aneiit and the po
lice hcwui aeareli yettrd.y tor a
party ot Mitsvi.ible bursal who
eluded a half doea pm.l guard
Ut tiifc'ht H't Crtl CilT i hiiM
t liquor from an exporter's bonded
Guard were placed about the
hiiililuig temal da) ago aiirr liquor
thievts attempted t break f. La.t
night, while the goird wrre walk
ing pout, the btugU' returned and
tnlerrJ through in upper window
from the roof of an adjoining build
i'f Haw they gt the I,.uor atv
without detection i a mvtei.
Pe." Want Ad Produce the Het
since my new duties as postmaster require my
full time and attention, it becomes necessary to
close out my store, this place, which has been in
the same locaton for over thirty years, starting
with what the old-timers here knew as "the old'
pease store," has always carried only the finest
'merchandise obtainable, the store must go, and
is going down with flying colors . . . my friends
will long remember the time when black offered
33$ to 50 discount
New Tor. March 10. SanU Eulalla.
Norfolk. Slarch IS. Kdward Hawaii,
flan Francisco. ' ,
X.w York, March Estonia, TJanals.
8han(hal. March I Btaal Sclanttat.
Hongkong-. March t. Hawaii Warn.
Taconia- . .
Hull. March S. City af Bombar.
Franclaco; March . Walkawa. Yan
Barcatora, March . Manurt Carlvo.
New S"ork. - -
Llvcrpaol, March IS. Scythla, Nw
fork. . .
San Franclaco. March 10. Royal Arrnw,
fhanahal. . Politician. Brlttab. Olaafow;
.X.lvllla Donr, Honakoof; t-pra. Val
araiao: tv an Xa.ru, jt'CW. J or It,
make you well
If you do not enjoy health,
the cause is undoubtedly
nerve pressure. Let us re
lieve this by Chiropractic Ver
tebral Adjustments. Spinal
analysis consultation free.
Drs. Curreo & Curren
Rooma 5-8 Waad Bldf. 1
Hourai 10-12 and 2-S.
Other hours by appolntmant.
this means that you can buy phoenix hose, m'callum
hose, earl & wilson shirts and collar, van heusen
collars, dents gloves, lewis underwear, rocking
chair underwear, stetson hats, mallory hats, schohle
hats, lounging robes, fancy vests, etc.; at less than
cost. our lease is sold and we must get out, so take
advantage of this event to replenish your whole
no exchanges no refunds no deliveries
all sales final
fixtures for sale
chao e. Mack
f l.MAHA win h tiny trading pout in thone days and ita
i J citizens were to few in number that our new
building today could house them air at a music
recital. Omaha was four years old when we
opened our doora. For sixty-three years w e have grown with
and been in Omaha. Wo- pinned our faith to Omaha and
Omaha has justified our faith. Today it is a beautiful,
thriving city of 200.000 population a 'city of indomitable
spirit, of riches and business fame.
Today the Schmoller & Mueller Piano Company is a commercial giant
with thousands of friends and a capital and surplus of over $1,000,000.00.
The reasons forithis wonderful development on our part is the steady
application of our policy that of square dealing, unchallenged integ
rity, quality goods and fair prices. .
We have mudo thousands of frionds and they have hclpod build us from
a one-room organization to bo the oldest and largest music house In the
Middle West, and the largest retail piano company In the United States.
Our goods are being sold in every state in the Union and our name in
the North, East, South and West stands for fair dealing and
Remember This Is the Only Store
Where You Can Buy New
Steinway, Steinert, Hardman, Steger & Sons, Schomacker,
Emerson, McPhail, Lindeman & Sons, Behr Bros., Schmoller
& Mueller and Premier Pianos.
"Everything in Music from a Mouth
Harp to a Steinway Concert Grand
All on the Easy Terms Which Have
Made the Schmoller & Mueller
Piano Company Famous.
ISM 16 18-DodAe St--. Onului
'Our Naw 4-3toryV
S Buildlnf. .
st EtmrApPiAvoa X
IV.v ioii I
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Encouragement for Spring Business
Monday We Offer an Importation of
One shipment of 60 pieces "Square" checks and the
new novelty broken checks in a full range of colors.
This cloth, while not in our judgment quite as good
as the D. & J. Anderson line which we carry and
sell at $1.25, is of splendid quality and designed to
sell at One Dollar a yard. As a sales stimulator,
Monday, 69c a yard.
Note Window Display
We are prepared as never before to supply the
garment requirements for
The Larger Women The Stout Figure
Coats Suits - Dresses
(Sizes 38x to 52'A)
HERETOFORE, little thought has
been given to the opportuni
ties of specializing in garments for
1 This season, however, Ve have spent
much time, great care and no incon
siderable amount of money in order
to develop this special department
to meet every reasonable demand,
and our one central thought has
been to procure the right garment
for the particular figure and to min
imize the size of the individual by
giving them garments embodyjng
the correct lines.
New Capes and Coats
Sizes 38 to 521,4.
Beautiful style garments developed in Tweeds.
Spongeen, fancy veave Chuddan, Velyrlne and
$39 50 $59.50. to $110
toS's to 52'i)
This Is a suit season and never have we bad
them in such an array of attractive materials
and colorings, Including Trieofine, Tweeds,
Full Wool and Tricotines; also the very new
and stylish three-piece Full Word Dress with
$39.50 $59.00 to $110
Stout Dresses 3s, to w
Ideal dresses for the larger figure; They
come In Canton Crepe, Taffeta, Georgette and
Trlcotlne with color touches In the way of
beading and embroidery. Complete range ot
colors Including Mohawk, Navy, Brown,
t'anna and Black,
$39.50 $55.00 to $110
Decidedly New See Window
Dresses for Misses
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