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THE BEE:' OMAHA. FRIDAY. JUNE 9. 1922.
Paid to 'Queen of
! American Opera'
Many of Nation! Foremost
Citizeni Join in Mourning
t at Funeral of Lillian
Pittthurcb, I'a. June 8 (By A.
P.) Friends from officialdom, from
the profession which carried her to
the height of her operatic glory, and
from the walks of life into winch her
various well-directed intereita car
ried her in later year, today paid
their last respects to Lillian Kussdl
Moore, wife of A. P. Moore,. Pitts
burgh publisher. Announcement of
her death on Tuesday morning
struck deep into the hearts of those
who had known her down through
the veara, during which she was
heralded as "Queen of American
opera" and hundreds of sympathetic
messages have been received at the
home, as well as many beautiful
Bz mire of ; ;
Good vinegar improves
every food it touches.
Poor vinegar harms
evry food. That's why
you should make sure
of the vinegar you use.
Why you should buy
bottled vinegar that
bears a label standing
for purity, whoissome
necs and flavor.
The New Styles
Correct new modes, designed to. open, the summertime
season Sport models of smart simplicity. The many
fashionable cottons, favoring crisp ginghams, organdies,
ratines, voiles and dotted, swiss; distinctive types in
linen and eponge, and the loveliest of the new Chip-,
pendale crepes as well as plain color Canton crepe.
Featured at moderate" Emporium pricesT . .
$395 -$595..v $975 ;
'And Up to $69,50 . -V;
The funeral at hiih Pittsburgh
friends and admirers from all over
the country will gather in farewell
tribute, will take place in Trinity
Kplseopal church, at 2;J0 o'clock. A
private service will be conducted at
the home previously. The cakel
will be closed finally before its jour
ney to the church and only memories
will remain to thu.e who gather
Her- Rev, Dr. Edward S. Trams.
rector of the church. Mill officiate at
Silent sentinels, a detachment of
United States marines, has stood
guard at the death room in the Moore
home since their arrival from wasii
fngton, under orders from Assistant
Secretary of the Navy Roosevelt.
They are watching over a dead
comrade, for such she was by official
warrant, during the world war, when
she held the rating of gunnery ser
geant. And when their vigil has
ended they will be the bodyguard
on the march to the church and
cemetery. Thrre the survivors of
the 107th field artillery .will escort
the eorteee from the sates to the
vault where Mrs. Moore s body win
find a resting place until a suitable
mausoleum can be erected. A firing
sauad from the America Legion,
whose ranks the distinguished wo
man graced by her membership, will
render the farewell salute.
Many Floral Tribute!.
Althounh a reauest that no floral
tributes be sent to the home nad
been . made, hundreds of wreaths
from persons prominent in official
and professional walks of life were
received. One of these was from
the White House. This was placed
on the foot of the couch on which
Mrs. Moore s bodv lies.
Others who contributed floral of
ferings were United States Senator
Medill McCormick, Attorney General
Harry M. Daugherty, Governor and
Mrs. William C Sproul, Mr. and
Mrs. J. Ogden Armour, Mr. and
Mrs. Gifford Pinchot, Mr. and Mrs.
Leonard G. Wood, Congressman
Stephen G. Porter, Mrs. Edith Ker
mit Roosevelt, and other persons
well known in social and theatrical
circles. Organizations also forward
ed their tributes, military, profes
sional and social.
Hundreds of additional telegrams
of condolences were also received. '
Honorary Pallbearers. - -.
Honorary pall bearers, announced
James J. Davis, secretary of la
bor; Senator Hiram Johnson of
California, Representative Stephen G.
Porter, Pittsburgh; Mayor . W. A.
Mairee. Pittsburgh; T. L. Livermore,
New York; Howard Chandler Chris
ty, E. F. Albee, president of the Na-
.1 , ,f...i mi. . T IT
tionai vauucvuie assutiaiiun; n.
Burnside, president of the National
Producers' association. New York,
and Senator William Flynn, Clarence
Burleigh, Col. Oliver S. Hershman,
, M. O'Neill, ot nttsourgn.
Telesrrams continued to reach Mr.
Moore and his family throughout the
day. Among them was one from Sec
retary of the Navy Denby, who is on
board the U..S. S. Henderson, on.
his way to Japan. The radio said:
"Deepest sympathy. -The country
and, the Marine corps. cannot forget
WIS, 1V1UUIC 9 lV 111 UUIH15 v.w
Married 50 Years
Cnihuahnrtr . Nh June 8. CSoc-
cial.) Mf jand Mrs, W. A. Walling
ford celebtated their- golden wedding
anniversary at their home here. They
were married in Greensburg, Ind.
They have 6 children and 26 grand
children. - Y "
in Tariff Fight
Sewing Machines and Cash
Registers Taken From Free
Lint Rates on Lawn
Washington. June 8 After a (wo
days' fight, the senate voted today
to remove sewing, machine and
rash registers from' the tariff free
list. Committee rates ranging from
25 per cent ad valorem to 40 per
cent on Oiete machines and 25 per
cent on cash registers were ap
At the tame time the senate re
fused to accept the committee rate
of JO per cent ad valorem on print-
ins nresses. lawn mowers and ma
chine toots and adopted, 28 to 27,
an amendment by Senator Robinson,
democrat, Arkansas, cutting that
rate to 15 per cent.
This was the fourth time the com
mittee had been overturned in the
weeks the tariff bill has been un
der consideration. Seven republi
cans joined with tne solid demo
cratic minority in supporting the
Robinson amendment. They were
Borah, Kellogg, Ladd, La Follette,
Lenroot, Nelson and Norris.
Senator Lenroot. one of the lead-
era on the majority side, gave no
tice to the committee that he would
not support it in recommendations
to increase existing ratea in cases
where it was shown, as he said it
had been in this instance, that im
ports were negligible and exports
large. r "
An amendment by Senator Walsh,
democrat, Massachusetts, to restore
cash registers to the free list, ufter
a long discussion was rejected, 27 to
12. Five republicans Capper. Kel
logg, La FoTlette.Lenroot and Nor
ris joined the solid minority in sup
porting the, amendment. A proposal
to restore sewing machines to the
free list was defeated last night.
Calling attention that m the free
list provision of the law, linotype
machines were named along with
sewing machines and cash registers,
Senator Underwood said he could
not understand why the committee
left linotype machines on the free
list, since the amount of labor enter
ing into their construction was much
greater than that entering into the
making of a cash register, ;'
.... . .j
Senator Norris Scores
Schedule on Shotguns
Washington. Tune 8 While the
finance committee majority contin
ued to recede from some of the tariff
rates originally recommended to the
senate, the administration measure
came in for renewed "assaults from
both sides of the chamber.
Proposed duties on firearms which
finally were approved, led to a dis
cussion of wide ranee. Senator
King, democrat, declared thattheJ
sarin measure aireaay was Deing useu
as-a means of advancing prices, 1n
this country. He read from publish
ed reports that the American, wool
en mills had made a second' advance
in prices and- predicted that .these
raises would be extended1 to other
commodities, including :boots, shoes
and cotton. ..
Nebraskan Attacks ,( Duties.
Senator Norris, republican, Ne
braska, discussing the duties pro
posed on shotguns, said the idea was
to put up a high tariff wall behind
American manufacturers so they
could advance prices to. take care of
their losses in invading ih. markets
of the world and drive foreign pro
ducers out of business in their own
countries'. He asserted that this was
not only true with reference to. shot
guns but also with reference to sew
ing machines, paints, steel products
and many other things, included in
the bill. .
The Nebraska senator's speech was
declared by Senator Simmons of
North Carolina, the democratic lead
er in the tariff fight, to be "an in
dictment of this bill and an indict
ment of the principle of protection as
applied here." - : '"--
Subsidy for Trust.
Attacking the bill generally, the
North Carolina senator charged that
it carried a "gratuity" and a "sub
sidy" in every line for the 3,000 or
4,000 "trusts and monopolies" in the
United States. Senator Heflin, dtm-
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ocr.t, Alabama, attacked the meat
lire along similar -lints.
Breaking into the geueral dius
noii. henator lUrruon. democrat.
U itkitiiitpi, charged that aJiiiini.ira-
lion leaders were trying to "becloud
the rrl iu". by bringing in "side
Issues," referring especially to the
exception taken by senator WsUon,
republican. Indiana, to addresses dt
hvcred by the tiritiah and Italian
The rates on shotguns as approved
by the senate, range from 91.50 each
and 45 per cent ad valorem to $10
each and 45 per cent ad valorem. On
pistolt the senate approved duties
ranging from $125 to 00 per cent ad
valorem to IJ.5Q.and 60 per cent,
Duties of 50 per cent on sword
blades and 2$ per cent on murrle-
loading muskets, shotguns, rifles and
pant auo were approved.
Motion Is Rejected.
A proposal to remove tewing ma
chines and cash registers from the
tree list led to a Ions' fight. Sena
tor Underwood of Alabama, minor
ity leader, declared the rates pro
posed were in the interest of trusts,
the Singer Sewing Machine company
ana the national Lash Kegisfcr com
A motion by Senator Jones to re
store ail tewing machines to the free
list vat rejected 31 to 23.
Senator Jonet then orooosed that
domestic tewing machines be placed
on the free list, but this amendment
also was rejected, 31 to 24. -
for Slaying Man
Manacle Man Killed Fellow
t Worker in 1899 at Age of
17,. Records Show.
Lincoln. Tune 8 W. C. Condit.
sheriff of Dodge county, says he
has Identified Fred Brown, former
convict and gunman, whom oohce
of Lincoln and Omaha and state au
thorities have for 10 days been
striving to capture, as the same man
who, under the name of Ernest
cush, was convicted of murder and
sentenced to the penitentiary from
iJundy county more than ZU years
ago. The man killed was Silas Bail
ey, and a large amount of money
Bailey was supposed to carry was
the supposed motive for the crime.
Kecords unearthed by Warden Fen-
tan at the state penitentiary go to
confirm the statement made by Sher
The murder of Bailev occurred in
February of 1899, at a time when
Brown, or Bush, was between 16
and 17. Bailey and Bush worked on
the same ranch. Bailey was shot to
death, his body dragged to a body
of water, where a hole was made in
the ice and the body thus disposed
of. Finding of the body a few days
later was followed by the arrest of
bush, his trial and conviction. He
was. brought to the penitentiary in
1901, and was pardoned by the then
governor, John H. Mickey, in 1906.
minorities ac uncoin, wno recall
ed the case and made an investiga
tion of the records at the peniten
tiary, said this evening there could
be - no doubt-but; that Brown and
jpush. are identical-
Pender Unable to Agree
on Site for School House
Pender, Neb., June 8. (Special.)
Pender having voted $100,000
bonds to build a new school and
sold them at a premium is exper
iencing difficulty in selecting a site
The element that opposed the bond
issue are out in full force and are
determined to block all attempt to
change the site. The first meeting
after much balloting without result
adiourned. An objection was voiced
at the next session that a specialj
meeting canea ior me purpose 01
selecting a new site had ho power
to adjourn and that the decision must
go over to the regular annual meet
ing. The crowd voted without re
sult. The new site lacked five votes
of the necessary two-thirds and the
meeting again adjourned.
Choice Quality Herefords
Marketed by Craig Farmer
Two' loads of choice quality Here
ford steers averaging 1,125 pounds
were marketed by ueorge Wagner ot
Crate. He said he-bought the cattle
as feeders on the Omaha market last
October, when they averaged 67S
pounds, and they cost him $6.75 a
hundred. The cattle were nearly
double in weight and he received the
$8.85 a hundred ot just 10 cents oe
low the top price of the day.
Mr. Wagner was accompanied by
his son, Earl. According to Mr.
Wagner, most of the cattle around
Craig have been marketed. He
thought there was a letup to the big
runs, and said he was greatly sur
prised to see 9,000 head of cattle on
the market . - .
Hooper Infant Injured
When Run Over by Wagon
Fremont, Neb., June 8. (Special.)
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Charleston of Hooper was
brought to the Fremont hospital suf
fering from injuries ..received when
run over by a wagon driven by the
. Believing .his .daughter to be in
the house taking her daily nap,
Charleston started up his team and
the wheels of the wagon, loaded with
corn, passed over her limbs and
body; She had been playing under
the-wagon unnoticed by her parents.
Wolbach Cattle Feeder ,
Reports Crops Improved
According to Charles Mertz, cattle
feeder of Wolbach, who was on the
Omaha market with a load of mixed
yearlings averaging 830 pounds for
which" he received $8.45 a hundred,
crops around his- section are in the
best of condition. He said the recent
rains were a great thing for the oat
crop, that there would be a heavy
stand of corn and that the alfalfa
was ready for the first cutting.
Fisherman Digging Worms
Finds $75 Diamond Ring
" Nebraska -City, Neb., June 8.
(Special.) "Buz" Hawley. taxi
driver," while digging for fishworms
at the lakes on the Iowa side of the
river, - discovered a diamond ring
about a foot under the soil. The ring,
accordimr-to iewelers. is valued at
about $75. . The setting is of an an-
fimnt naltrn inn it is believed the
ring had, been buried for true .years.
Romance of Two
Bride Quote Letters Indicat
ing Huaband "Stepping Out"
Considerably While in
The romance of Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Burton Love it on the
rock. The wife filed suit for di
vorce in diktrict court yesterday.
Clarence was 20 and Selma Jessie
17 when, on July 12, 1920, they were
wedded in Council Bluffs.
Both had lived in Omaha prior to
the marriage, but now Clarence hat
gone to Kansat City, where, accord
ing to a letter quoted by the girl
wife in the divorce petition, he it
"ttepping out constantly. The
youth wants a divorce, tiere it tne
letter from Clarence, at quoted by
hit young wife:
-Sure Done With You."
"Kansat City, May 20, 1922.
"Mist Selma Hardy: Would like
to know if you would kindly go
up towjt and tee a lawyer about
divorce aud have him write me and
let me know how much it will be
and I will tend him the money.
But won't pay no alimony at I
don't figure I should. And won't
tend you anything either aa I am
ture done with you.
"I would get one here, but I
haven't been here long enough.
Sure having a good time, dressed
up and everything. Don't worry
about anything any more. And
I would like for you to tend my
ring and that old silk shirt and
them necktiet to me CO. D. if
"I don't care to ever hear from
you only in regards to the divorce,
because I want one in the worst
way, as I intend to get married,
again as soon as possible. She
sure is a swell kid. We sure hao
a lot of fun over In Kansas. Well,
I must close as we are going out
to eat. But be ture and go tee
about a divorce by next week
sometime, so we will be better
"922 East Thirteenth ttreet.
"Love to baby. God pity her.''
"Got Some Mamma Now."
The i'ollowinor letter, written fav
12, also is quoted:
What do you say, kid? Hov
goes it with you and baby? Am
feeling fine. Am going back to
K. C. toilieht. at the same aririres.
I sure wish we were divorced. My
old days are back again. No
more Omaha or, married life for
me. Sure got some mamma now.
She sure is keen. Hope you are
having a good time. I am all
dressed up now. Everything new."
The youne wife, with her babv
lives at 5255 South Twenty-fourth
street, with her mother. Mrs. Alice
Spring Crop of Pigs to Be
Record-Breaker at Hershey
R. B. ' Miller came in from Her
shey with a carload ; of fine heavy
Deeves tnat averaged 1,580 pounds
and sold for $8.90 a hundred, which
was the top price of' the day for
cattle of that weight-
Mr. Miller said he boucht the cat
tle on the Omaha market a year
ago as feeders and that they were
but ordinary Herefords and Short
horns. He said' they were started
on beet tops. and six months ago put
on a ration of corn and alfalfa, mak
ing an excellent gain in weight.
"Much of the wheat in my section
has been abandoned," said Mr. Mil
ler, and what is left will yield
but a light stand. We have not had
any rain before April, but since it
came down pretty well which in
sures a good sugar beet crop. The
pig production will be the largest
ever known in this section.
Keystone Breeder Gets
Top Cattle Price of Year
A new top price for cattle this
year at the Omaha market - was re-
ceived when Jens , Sillasen of Key
stone received $9.25 a hundred for
shipment of 24 head ot prime
Shorthorn yearlings that averaged
Mr. Sillasen also marketed a load
of - Hereford yearlings averaging
803 pounds that brought $8.85. He
said . he had been breeding high bred
cattle for the past 20 years and found
it paid better to raise nothing but
Iowa Woman Markets 100
Head of Cattle for $8.80
Among the visitors at the stock
yards were Mrs. K. Sorenson and
son, Edward, of Woodbile, la. tney
brought in 100 head of cattle that
were good enough to bring $8.80 a
I boueht the cattle at the Oma
ha yards last fall, said Mrs. Soren
son, "and they cost me :f4.yu a nun
dred. I had about 10,000 bushels of
corn and I thought the best way to
get a good price for my corn was to
feed it to livestock."
Otoe Almost Unanimous
in Favor of Electric Lights
Nebraska City, Neb., June 8.
fSnecial.1 Otoe, formerly Berlin,
which was almost entirely destroyed
by a cyclone Easter Sunday, 1912,
voted almost unanimously for elec
tric current for the village. The vote
was 59 for to 2 against. The village
trustees signed a contract with the
Nebraska City Water and Light
company for current and work on
the installation of the transmission
lines will be started as soon as the
Aurora Youths Injured
in Automobile Accident
Aurora, Neb., June 8. (Special.)
Four young persons of Aurora,
Russell Bagby, Helen Swanson, Bed
Boberg and Bryan Henowards were
severely bruised when their car was
pushed off the bridge near Phillips
by an unidentified car.
Harvard Child Injured
When Struck by Automobile
Harvard. Neb June 8. (Special.)
George Wampole, 4, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Wampole, wat seriously
injured when a car driven by Mrs.
rerdie Bieck ran over the boy at a
downtown street intersection, . . I
Com and Fruit Only . .
Crops Showing Progress
Lincoln, June 8. Corn and fruit
come in for encouraging remarks,
while wheat, oatt and alfalfa are
deemed ditappointing in the weekly
trop report for Nebraska, issued by
G. A. Loveland, United States me
Wheat it heading unevenly, the
report states,' and it in many placet
short and the ttand thin. Oatt are
heading mostly short with thin ttand
the rule rather than the exception.
Alfalfa in many placet it more than
the average crop. Much of the crop
hat been cut in the toutheattern
counties and tome in the central
district!. Dry weather wat unfa
vorable for growth of alfalfa in most
tectiont of the state, the report
The weather wat excellent for
corn cultivation but cool nightt have
Friends of Butler Say Hitch-cork-Mullen
Lincoln. June 7. (Special.) Re
fusal so far of the Mullen-Hitchcock
machine to do anything toward put
tint? a "cure" democratic ticket into
the field and refusal of the same fac
tion to deny the charge that it is se
cretly supporting the candidacy 01
J. N. Norton for governor, despite
the fact that Norton is tied up with
third party men, who are responsible
for breaking up democracy's ranks,
makes the candidacy of Charles W.
Bryan for governor less likely each
Bryan absolutely refuses to enter
the race unless he can be assured of
support in a fight to put a real demo
cratic-progressive ticket in the Held
and cut all ties between the bourbon
ticket and the attempted third party-
democratic fusion slate.
Friends of Dan B. Butler of Oma
ha are becoming satisfied that the
famous Mullen-Hitchcock double
cross is being worked among the
farmers on their candidates. They
are reported to be preparing to call
for a showdown from the Mullen-
The, demand will be for an
expression as to whether Mul
len and Hitchcock intend to
support a democrat for gov
ernor from Hitchcock's home town
and a democrat who has not deviated
from the fold at any time or whether
they will continue to pursue their
silent course of supporting Norton,
who isn't wed to any party and' is
willing to flirt with all parties in or
der to get the nomination.
Omaha Will Be Radio
Center of Government
(Continued From Far One.)
tic conditions both the Arlington and
Great Lakes . stations can be heard
over the entire cpuntry, but that un
der average cotidi'tipns the range is
about two-thirds the eastern part of
the United States.. The reports wi.l(
be received by -tate. departments of
agriculture and agricultural colleges
for rebroadcasting by radio . tele
phone; local and private "stations
licensed to broadcast agricultural re
ports; county, agents, shipping asso
ciations and other. farm ograniza
tions, and local amateurs, who make
a business of copying for local in
dividuals ,and agencies the agricul
tural reports broadcasting by radio
Will Extend Service. -
"Extension' of the service to all
the high-powered stations mentioned
is restricted at the present time only
because the leased telegraph wire
system of- the department of agrit
culture, by which the reports are
dispatched for broadcasting, does not
reach some of those points. How
ever, in the1 late summer or autumn
when atmospheric conditions are
more favorable for radio work, a
move may;'be made' to extend the
service by relaying messages to the
"The tentative schedule of reports
to be broadcast from the Arlington
and Great LLakes station follows..
After a two-weeks' trial a fixed
tchedule will be established:
Schedule of Reports.
"From the Great Lakes station a
report of livestock receipts at five
markets will be dispatched at 8 a. m.
At 9. a. m. th wether deports which
tne Arlington ana ureat LaKes sta
tion have been sending out for some
time will be released. A brief re
port of the hog markets will be
flashed at 9:15 a. m. A report of
fruits and vegetables shipments and
f. o. b. prices will go out at 10 a. m.,
followed by a New York and Chica
go dairy report at 10:40 a. m. From
11 to 11:05 p. m. complete livestock
reports of the Chicago, Kansas City,
St. Louis, St. Paul and Omaha mar
kets-, will be sent out. A report of
the grain markets will go out at f:45
p. m., a report of the fruit and vege
table markets at 2:30 p m.; hay and
feed markets at 6 p. m., and a wea
ther report at 8:50 p. m. Arrange
ments are also being made to dis
patch crop information. The pro
gram for Arlington is similar, but
will include more detailed informa
tion regarding fruits and vegetables."
Wahlngton, June 8. (Special Tele
gram.) Warrant Officer Jasper N. Wolfe
la relieved from Omaha and wui proceea
Lieut. Col. Our E. Bucker, Infantry, le
relieved from duty ae Instructor. National
Guard, Cape Olrdeau, Mo., and Is assign
ed to the Sventeentb Infantry. He will
proceed to Fort Crook.
Ma). Arthur 3. Davis, quartermaster
corps, Is relieved from duty at Camp
Meade, Md., and will proceed to Omaha.
Cords $24.12 for
This Week at the
Two New Issues
of U.S. Securities
Offen of Treaiury Notei Re.
garded aa Most Important
Federal Fiscal Operation
in Recent Months.
Washington, Jane 8 Offers of
two new issues of government se
curities bearing lower interest rates,
was announced last night by Secre
tary Mellon announced an offering
of Hi program for June 15, regarded
as the most important federal fiscal
operation in recent months.
Pursuant to the policy for re
funding the (hort dated , debt, Mr.
Mellon announced an effering of 3 1-2
yean 4J-8 per cent treasury notes.
ot undetermined amount, dated June
15 and obtainable only in exchange
for 4 3-4 per cent victory notes.
' To meet heavy payments falling
due the middle of the month he of
fered an issue of one year 33-4 per
cent treasury certificates in the
amount of about $250,000,000.
The rate of 4 3-8 per cent from
the last issues of short term notes
was made, it was explained, to meet
the trend of present market condi
tions and, incidentally, employing
an odd fraction in setting a govern
ment interest rate for the first time
since the Civil war.
The rate of 3 3-4 per cent on cer
tificates is a reduction of 1-2 per
cent from the last previous issue of
one-year certificates and it was said,
brings the rate on the longer term
certificates into line with the reduced
rate on shorter maturities.
Payment for the new notes, Mr.
Mellon stated, cannot be made in
cash or by , credit, nor will either
Crepe de Chine
25 to 50
Attractive styles in white, pink,
light blue, orchid, tan, canary,
rose, coral, navy and black.
(Sizes 16 to 42)
the New Low Prices ,
$1950 $32 $46 $6950
On Sale Friday
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Come in and select your summer suit from
our. complete assortment. They are light,
airy cool and stylish, and that style re
tained through perfect tailoring.
$15 to $30
Our size range is complete and
our price range is reasonable
you will agree when you see these
suits! . ' .. . ..
Wilcox & Allen
The Home of COLLEGIAN Clothes
N. E. Corner 17th and Harney Sts.
treasury certifuatrt or 3 3 4 rr cent
victory nie be accepted in '
change white the right to rl ib-
scriptwns at any time i rerrved.
Blind Workcri Atnocialion
End Nelraitka City Meet
Nebraska City. Neb, June
(Special.) The Nebraska Aisocia.
tion of Workers (or the Blind closed
a three days' session here with the ..
alumni program at the school for the
blind. A teaiure of the session was "
a lecture by Dr. J. Ry fchike, a
graduate of the institution and a
candidate for the republican nomina
tion for I'oiigrr mi the First Ne
braska district. The closing pro
gram for the most part wat devoted ,
to musical numbers and was attend
ed hy a Urn crowd,
Scvmiy delrgates were in alien .
dance at the convention, The mem
bert of the state board of control ,
were present at some of the sessiom
and entered into the discussions wit,
Attempt to Wreck Train
Made at NeLrutka Citj '
Nebraska City, Neb., June 8.
(Special.) That an attempt
made to wreck the Missouri Pacific
passenger train through the block
ing of a switch near the cold storage
plant of Morton-Gregson packing
plant is the belief of railroad offi
cials. A freight train that left the
city a short time before the time for
the departure of the passenger train
struck the obstruction first. Travel
ing at a low rate of speed the en
gine was partly derailed. A heavy
iron wedge had been placed in a
switch and carefully covered with
Resume Band Concerts
Harvard, Neb.. June 8. (Special.l
The Harvard Community club will
give, Thursday night, baud concerts -and
free motion picture shows this
summer. In years previous this has
been an event each week, drawing
crowds from many miles.
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