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; BRIEF RIGHT REEZY BITS OF NEWS READ A. K.'S "HEART BEATS" A' BRIDGE FROM SOUL TO SOUL IN THE BEE'S WOMAN'S SECTION. The Omaha Daily B EE WO BAPTIST MINISTERS OFFER PRAYERS FOR GOVERNOR. Boston, Sept. 16. Baptist minis ter at a meeting offered prayers for the guidance of the governor 'till the strike terminates. The Rev. J. P. Abbott said the clergy did not object to unions, but did protest at one organization seeking to take freedom from the people. The Rev. G. , R. McGuire advocated a com promise that would be merciful to the "misguided and coerced strik ers." REVOKE LICENSE FOR FAILING TO APPEAR. New York, Sept. 16. Revocation of the license of the H. H. Watson company of Longview, Tex., by the United States food administration, as announced last Saturday, was on the following grounds: , Failure of Mr. Watson to appear when summoned for a hearing. Failure to apply for a wheat direc-, tor's license. The Associated Press stated erro neously that one of the counts against the company was unfair and deceptive prices. Revocation of the license was rec ommended after a heating before D. F. Plazzek, second vice president of the United States grain corporation. YANKS IN SIBERIA STILL OUT OF LUCK. Washington, Sept. 16. Paris dis patches stating the allies have de cided to withdraw all their forces from .Russia, are interpreted by Chief ofc Staff March as not to in clude Siberia. FORBIDDEN PARTY, GIRL DROWNS SELF. Trenton, Sept. 16. Theories of crime in connection with the finding of the body of pretty 17-year-old Verona Lamb in Gropp's lake yes terday were dispelled today by Cor oner Wagner, who, after an inves tigation, concluded the girl, finding that she could not have the same privileges as other girls because she was a ward of the New Jersey Chil dren's society, threw herself into the lake in a suicidal frenzy. She left the home of her foster -parents. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lacy of the Yardville road, to whom she had been bound out by the society, Tuesday nigfct after she had made a threat to take her life. She was in a rebellious mood, but the Lacys did not believe she would carry out her threat. Mr Lacy had refused her per mission to attend a carnival at White Horse, where young people -were to gather that night, because she thought the society would ob ject to the girl attending the affair unaccompanied. 11,000 REWARD FOR MISSING AIRMEN. San Diego, Sept. 16. The War de partment has authorized the payment of a reward of $1,000 for informa tion leading to the discovery of the bodies of Lieut. Frederick Water 's house and Cecil H. Connelly, ac cording to announcement made to day by Col. H. L. Watson, com mander of Rockwell field. Waterhouse and Connelly, border patrol pilots, disappeared August 21 in Lower California. VILLA QUIET ON INDEPENDENCE DAY. E1 Paso. Tex.. Sept.. 16. Mexican Independence day, celebrating the 109th anniversary of Mexico's decla ration of independence from Span ish rule, is being celebrated. Cannon announced the opening of the celebration in Juarez at dawn, firing salutes in honor of Hidalgo, the liberator of the Mexican repub lic. Troop reviews, band concerts and speaking were held. On the American side the Mexican colony arranged an elaborate program, which inemded a parade at 4:30 p. m., speaking in Liberty hall, ath letic games and a dance. 1 An attack on Chihuahua City by Francisco Villa, which was predict ed by Villa partisans here, failed to materialize. Villa, it was predicted, would assault the Plaza at midnight and give the famous "Grito" which Hildago shouted in proclaiming lib erty for the Mexican people. MILITARY RULE IN KOREA ENDED. Tokio, Sept. 16. Japan's military rule of Korea was ended by a proc lamation of Admiral Saito issued the day following the attempt to assas sinate him. The proclamation promises clem ency and immediate amelioration of present conditions, as well as even tual self-government for Korea. It declares Japan does not desire to eradicate Korean culture and prom ises freedom of speech and educa tional reforms. It clears the mis sionaries of the1 charge of fomenting discontent in revealing cruelties by Japanese troops on the population. ft is reported the Japanese gov ernment was kept in complete igno rance of the hardships of the mili tary rule in Korea. MRS. WILSON ASSUMES SUPPORT OF ORPHAN. New York, Sept. 16. Mrs. Wood row Wilson has assumed the entire support of one of the many little or phans picked up by the Armenian and Syrian relief committee in the war-ravaged lands of the near east. This announcement was made at the headquarters of the organization, No. 1 Madison avenue, where a per sonal check had been received from the president's wife for $180. The sum will support a war orphan for one year in its native land. FLU EPIDEMIC CAUSES $120,443,409 DEATH BILL. Hartford, Conn., Sept. 16. Fig - ures of death claims because of the epidemic of influenza, grip and pneumonia from October 1 last to March 1 of this year, presented in a paper read to the national conven tion ot insurance commissioners Dy T. F. Tarbell. an actuary of the Connecticut insurance department, showed a payment of $120,443,469 by 31 out of 41 companies canvassed. The rate of sickness doubled in that period as compared with the same period a year previous. Health and accident companies noted an in crease in sickness proportionately VOL. 49 NO. 78. titw4 h Mnn-iltH Mtttf Mur U. IMS. DmIi P. 0. M Mink J, 1171. OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1919., arJ:u.Mk,aS., TWO CENTS. THE WEATHER i Mostly cloudy and somewhat un settled Wednesday and Thursday; not much change in temperature. Hourly temperatures 1 i , hi 10 1 p. ra. ........ .M ft. m W t p. m. ........ 1 a. m W I p. m R m 10 4 p. m WO a. ra ft p. m ...1S 1 a. m in p. m T It a. m IS 1 p. m IS IS noon S p. ra 74 ran in U D ODD BURY GALE VICTIMS IN ONE GRAVE Bodies .of 29 Women and Children Placed Together After Being Recovered From Waters of Bay. CORPUS CHRISTI DEAD ARE PUT IN MORGUE Fatality List From Hurricane Mounting; Many Are Buried . Without Identity Becoming Known. Corpus Christi, Sept. 16. More than 20 men at the rest camp j maintained by the government at North Beach as a recreation spot over the week end for troops in border service were swept out into the bay when their camp was wrecked by the hurricane Sunday, it was learned tomgnt. Sinton, Tex., Sept. 16. The bodies of 29 women and children, all vic tims of Sunday's hurricane and flood, were buried in one large grave near White Point, on Nueces bay, tonight, a short distance from the place where they were recov ered from the waters of the bay. Immediate interment was made nec essary by the condition of the bodies. Galveston, Sept. 16. Loss at sea of the Gulf fisheries schooner Cape Morn off Poin Isabel was reported to coast guard headquarters here to day. None i of the crew was lost. The crew was taken off the Cape Horn by the coast guard crew after it had been dismasted and sprung a leak. 47 Victims Recovered. r-n. rhristi Sent- 16. Fortv- ..Mrfimt nf trip trnnical hurri cane which swept Corpus Christi and this section early Sunday morning had been brought io the temporary morgue in the county court house tonight. In addition to tne aeains tUie 1f wprc renorted dead in the vicinity of Portland, across Nueces bay trom corpus ennsu. With the death list-mounting by leaps and the property loss now nlooarl In h tl CI chhnr flOod of $10.- 000,000, the people of Corpus Christi tomgnt, oo nours aucr mc ok r.( ctnrtn Qpcminplv were iust coming to a full realization of the catastrophe througn wnicn xney passed. Every industry in the city is prostrated, business at a complete of all kinds demoralized and the food and housing problem acute. Not Near Total Yet. The 47 known dead in Corpus Christi and the reported 56 victims near Portland are not expected to be anywhere near the total death toll, but the list was not expected to be increased further tonight, as with the coming of darkness search ing parties suspended for the day. Allowing for duplications and many storm victims probably have .been reported at least twice from different sources the general belief here tonight is that the total num ber of dead in the immediate vicin ity of Corpus Christi will reach 75. Many victims have been buried without having been identified by burial squads sent out by the au thorities. Six Deaths at Aransas. Brownsville, Tex., Sept. 16. mere were oniy six acains ai .run Aransas in Sunday s storm, accord ing to a wireless report given out a Tnr Prrtwn hr nnifrtif and which had been picked up from a .1 . 1 . T" . A steamer in me narDor at rori yran- cig Tli frncacr sairl flip Head were men, all the women and chil dren having taken refuge aboard ships. The message said Port Aransas, Avurifie Pi eo in A T? rkVrrtr va 'At completely destroyed and that the loss would run into millions, xso further details were given. By The Associated Press. With the known death list at least 45 at Corpus Christi and estimates that the toll will mount to 75 or Iw in that city alone, the situation in the storm-swept west gulf coast region of Texas continued uncertain Tuesday night. While the death list in the attected territory outside Corpus Christi probably is considerable, there was no confirmation of reports placing the total into the hundreds. Frob ahly the most definite news came from Corpus Christi Tuesday night in the statement that 56 bodies, none of which had been identified, had been discovered between Portland and Taft. This information was brought across Nueces Bay by a resident, who asserted that 26 of the dead were at Portland, which lies across the bajr eight miles west of Corpus Christi; 12 at one ranch house and 18 at another. Three Dead in Rockport. Reports in railroad circles at San Antonio were that the dead in Rock port would not exceed three. Radio ConUoe4 on F -Xfo Colon Two.) MAN SAVED FROM DEATH ON TRACKS BY BRAVE WOMEN Aged Peddler Dragged Al most From Beneath En gine Wheels. Two women, Mrs. Margaret Fer ryman, 1725 Center street, and Mrs. Henry Bosen, 1725 South Eighteenth street, saved Henry Ruhl, 62 years old, 923 north Twenty-fifth avenue, from probable instant death under the wheels of a westbound freight train in the Burlington yards near Twentieth and Center streets at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Unconscious on Tracks. The aged man, a broom peddler, had stumbled over one of the tracks and struck his head on the other, rendering him unconscious. Both women, returning to their homes with groceries, saw the body stretched across the tracks face downward. A westbound freight was just bearing down on the prostrate form. Snatching him by the legs and shoulders, the women pulled Ruhl from the tracks. Half a min ute later the freight passed over the spot. Apparently neither the engi neer nor fireman on the train saw the body lying on the track. The man was carried to the home of Mrs. Ferryman. Grateful to Women. Police were notified and brought him to the station, where his inju ries were attended. Ruhl suffered a severe cut across the forehead, caused by the fall. When told, that two women rescued him from prob able death by a freight train, the gray old man feebly murmured: "Oh, God, thank them for me." Ruhl told the police he hasn't a living relative. For years he has been making a meager living selling brooms from house to house. BOSTON FIREMEN WILL NOT STRIKE TO AID POLICEMEN Other Unions Still Voting on. Whether or Not to Declare Sympathetic Walkouts. ' Boston, Sept. 16. The outstand ing developments today in the situ ation resulting from the police strike was the declaration of the city's firemen that they would re main on duty. The voting of unions affiliated with the former police men on the question of supporting the latter continued methodically. and there was doubt of the out come. Officials realized the dan ger still confronting the city, but hailed with satisfaction the attitude of the fire fighters. Guy Oyare Oyster, secretary to President Samuel Gompers, left for Washington tonight, after express ing the opinion that a general strike here was not imminent. Four thousand girls, members of the Telephone Operators' union, were voting today and tonight upon the question of a sympathetic strike. , The Bostdh Typographical union and the Webb Pressmen's union also were voting tonight. The Machinists union and Marine Machinists will vote Thursday. Brewery workers, bottlers, driv ers, the bartenders and the United Hebrews Trade union, already have voted in favor of striking in sup port of the former police. Meantime the recruitin? of a new police force continues. Discharged service men are accepted as provis ional members of the force without examination. A marked decrease in crime since the state iruard took control was re ported, but the number of arrests for drunkenness was said to have been greater. PERSHING CAN'T . VISIT MISSOURI BOYHOOD HOME Compelled to Decline All In vitations Now Due to Press of Military Affairs. Washington, Sept. 16. Due to many pressing matters. General Pershing will be unable to make, at this time, his planned visit to his boyhood home in Missouri and has declined all of the invitations which have been tendered him. . This was made known in the following for mal announcement issued at the War department: "General Pershing finds so many important matters pressing for his personal attention that he will be un able to go west at this time and he will be compelled, therefore, to de cline all of the invitations with which he has been honored. He has been highly gratified by the welcome ten dered him and keenly regrets that he cannot accept the hospitality of the cities and towns which have so cordially urged him to be their guest. "General Pershing probably will go to some quiet place where he can finish his final report and study plans for the reorganization of the army as. requested by members of congress and the Wjr depaxtmetit " W SON PROMISES OF UNFILLED Senator Johnson Says Presi dent Has Failed to Report to American People Details of Paris Conference. NEW GOVERNMENT FOR U.S. PLANNED, IS CHARGE Necessary to Remove Chairs From Main Floor of Sioux Falls Auditorium to Accom modate Large Crowds. Sioux Falls, Sept. 16. Speaking before a large audience here tonight Senator Hiram W. Johnson of Cali fornia charged that President Wil son seeks to establish substantially a new government for the United States by the provisions of the league of nations covenant. Senator Johnson's stirring appeal for the radical amendment of the peace pact was enthusiastically re ceived by the crowd. Upon his arrival he was met at the train by a band and a commit tee of citizens and later rode in an automobile parade. He spoke from the same platform where President Wilson urged the adoption of the league of nations covenant eight days ago in his swing through the west. To accommodate, the crowd it was necessary to remove the chairs from the main floor of the hall, and the crowd remained stand ing while the senator spoke. Mayor on Platform. Among those on the stage were Mayor George W. Burnside, W. C. Cook, republican national commit teeman for South Dakota, and for mer Senator Robert J. Gamble. The speaker was introduced by Charles M. Day. "Mr. Wilson told you, so what I want to point out to you is that we are making a fundamental choice of government. You may adopt a government in which Germany is pictured as a perfect flower or you must have a new system," said Sen ator Johnson. "This is exactly what Mr. Wilson intends to do. with his league of na tions, adopt a new government sub stantially for the United States of America. It is exactly what we do not wish to have done. We do not require a new government at this time. We are content to live under the constitution and the Declara tion of Independence. Want Old Government. "We insist that the government of Washington and of Lincoln and of Roosevelt, the republic which we have cherished and which has grown great under the doctrine of Ameri canism shall not be superseded by an overlordship of eight foreign na tions or by a supergovernment in which our voice will be but one of nine. In this ominous sentence Mr. Wilson has told his purpose and the purpose of the league of nations. He has outgrown the government that has been ours for 140 years. We have not. He has made 'a fun damental choice of a government with his league. We are still Amer icans. "Mr. Wilson in starting his tour (Continued on Pace Two, Column Three) Truck and Street Car Collide; Driver Is Injured; Friend May Die L. C. Tittsworth, Millard hotel, will probably die as a result of a street car and automobile truck col lision at Military and Patrick ave nues at 5:15 o'clock yesterday after noon. Tittsworth was riding on the truck. C. E. Flynn, 16 years old, 2116 Locust street, driver of the truck, was also injured. Flynn was driving a new truck, the property of H. H. Harper com pany, into Military avenue from Patrick avenug when the accident occurred. The truck was carried nearly 100 feet by the street car and totally demolished. 1 Tittsworth suffered fifteen frac tures in nine ribs and other inter nal injuries. Both Tittsworth and Flynn were taken to Nicholas Senn hospital. F. P. Cushing. 3026J4 South Six teenth street, was the motorman of the street car, and A. W. Williams, 2732 Meredith avenue, the con ductor. Both cars were' said by witnesses to have been traveling at a high rate of speed. $15 a Month Bonus for AU Fighting Men St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 16. The senate passed the house bill provid ing a bonus of $15 for each month of service for soldiers, sailors and ma rines who served the colors at some time between the declaration of war and the signing of the armistice. The mjnjmum bonus is $50, v Intimidating Sammy "And the Goblin will get You if you don't watch out!" CAPITAL READY FOR MILITARY PARADE TODAY Pershing to Lead First Division A. E. F. Through Penn sylvania Avenue. Washington, Sept. 16. Washing ton was in full holiday dress tonight, awaiting the culminating military spectacle of the great war tomor row, when Gen. J. J. Pershing leads the First division up Pennsylvania avenue in the national victory pa rade. ' Approximately 25,000 veter ans will follow their chief in this last appearance of the American expedi tionary force, soon to go out of ex istence completely. They will be officially reviewed by Vice President Marshall in the absence of President Wilson and unofficially by nearly 500,000 citizens of Washington and surrounding towns. For General Pershing himself the national reception ceremonies will not end until Thursday. On that day he will be tendered an honor rarely bestowed, a public reception by congress in the name of the na tion. A joint resolution expressing the gratitude of congress to him and to the officers and men of his army was passed today by both houses. At the last moment, in keeping with the democratic ideals of the nation, it was decided not to present him with a sword, as had been sug gested. To Lead Great Force. Along the broad avenue which has been trod in triumphal pageants by hundreds of thousands of Americans in days gone by, General Pershing will lead a force worthy of every honor because of its own deeds and also because it typifies on this oc casion the whole army of the United States during the war. Through the men of the First division, pioneers of the force in France and last of the fighting divisions to return, the nation will express its gratitude to morrow to- those other millions of its soldiers who could not share di rectly in the spectacle; to the dead whose sacrifice brought peace to the fields of France, where they sleep; to the wounded and maimed in the hospitals and to all the men who have gone back to enjoy as civ ilians the honor and peace and lib erty for which they turned to war. Flag Raising and Address Open Fair at Waterloo A flag raising and a speech by Harry Fleharty of Omaha marked the opening of the Douglas county fair at Waterloo yesterday. It will continue until Friday night. Exhib its are the largest and best in the history of the fair, said G. E. Hall. A number of baseball games be tween country baseball teams are scheduled to be played at the grounds. ' Welcome Allenby. London, Sept. 16. Field Marshal Viscount E. H. H. Allenby, com mander of the allied forces in Asia Minor, who headed the victorious British expedition in Palestine, has arrived in London. He was accord ed a most enthusiastic reception, FIFTH REPRIEVE IS GRANTED IN VOGTTRAGEDY Cole and Grammer Given Three Months More Because Warden Has No Death Apparatus. By a Staff Correspondent. Lincoln, Sept. 16. (Special.) Governor S. R. McKelvie announced today that an additional reprieve of three months would be given Allen V. Grammer and Alson B. Cole, who are under sentence of death for the murder of Mrs. Lulu' Vogt of Elba in 1917. This is the fifth reprieve for Cole and the third for Grammer. Warden Fenton of the state peni tentiary was at the state house to day and informed Governor McKel vie it would take 90 days in which to get the execution apparatus ready and was told by the governor to make the necessary preparations. ' The cost of putting in the appara tus, including the electric chair, is estimated at $3,500. Of this amount the greater part will be needed for purchasing and installing a new electric generator at the pententiary. Judge Favors Grammer. Judge S. H. Sedgwick of the state supreme court has filed a dissent ing opinion in the Grammer case, and says: "While Crammer's failure to de liver Cole up to justice, on learning that the latter- had killed the for mer's mother-in-law, was damaging to Grammer, it is not sufficient in itself to convict. The only other evidence was Grammer's confession, secured by detectives in a hotel in Lincoln. Single Trial an Error. "The ' Grammer confession was obtained in a manner which indi cates that some -duress was used, and was written in the language of the 'detectives rather than in his own language. "Grammer and Cole should have been given separate trials, and the action of Cole in changing his plea of guilty while both were on trial was prejudicial to Grammer." Two Injured and Both Cars Wrecked . In Auto Collision A serious automobile accident oc curred at 6:15 Tuesday night when a touring car driven by S. K. Rapp, 2324 Harney street, came into colli sion at Cuming street and Lincoln boulevard with a car driven by a colored man, William L. Vance, 2811 North Twenty-second street. In the car with Vance was a colored boyv Harold Hibbs, aged 16, 2102 North Twenty-ninth street. Both cars were wrecked and the colored men suffered injuries. ' Hibbs was hurt about the head and was taken to the Lister hospital. Vance was arrested on a charge of speeding and reckless driving on complaint of Mr. Rapp. WILSONS MUCH INTERESTED IN PAIR OF TWINS President Meets First California Crowd at Hornbrook Station. On Board President Wilson's Special Train, Hornbrook, Cal., Sept. 16. President Wilson met his first California crowd at Hornbrook when the'train was met by a crowd of town folks a"d many school chil dren. He stood on the rear plat form for several . minutes shaking hands. The crowd cheered. Oregon is for the league of na tions, president Wilson was told by Mayor C. B. Lambkin of Ashland, the last town in the state the presi dent's train stopped at before cross ing the boundary into California. "There is no party in it cither," the mayor added .. "I am glad to hear that," Presi dent Wilson replied. "There ought not to be." Many children were on hand to welcome the president and Mrs. Wil son, including twins 3 months old. Mrs. Wilson and the president took great interest in the twins and when their parents started to leave the car Mrs. Wilson called out: "Don't take the babies away, please." An elderly woman told the presi dent the northwest was greatly in terested in the league of nations. "Every mother is in favor of the league covenant," the president said. "Yes, we are," the woman replied. "I wish we could vote on the ques tion, 40 times for it." Associated Press dispatches from Honolulu, quoting Japanese sources to the effect that the United States had asked the Japanese government to set a definite time limit for the return of Kiao Chow to China, were shown President Wilson en route to California this afternoon. The president declined to com ment on the news report, but it was understood the president has not yet received any information from the state department relative to any action it may have taken regarding the Shantung situation. Man Held Confesses Killing American Girl Naples, Sept. 16. The arrest by the police here of a man named Lux emburg, 30 years old, has developed an alleged murder case in which an American girl was the victim, ac cording to the authorities. The po lice say the prisoner has confessed that in 1909 he eloped with a Miss Ellis, an American girl, then living in Geneva, and that shortly after ward he murdered her. - Further de tails of the alleged confession were not available. American Legion Bill Signed by President On Board President Wilson's Spe cial Train. Hornbrook, Cal., Sept. 16. President Wilson today signed an act of congress incorporating the American Legion, an organiza tion of veterans of the war with the central empires. HITCHCOCK AND LODGE GO TO MAT Latter Disciplines Nebraska Senator Who Inquires if Peace Treaty Consideration Is to Be Expedtfed. FORMAL READING FOR . AMENDMENT IS BEGUN Visitors in Senate Chamber During Debate Will Not Be Permitted to Give Vent to Partisan Feelings. Washington, Sept. 16. Formal reading of the German peace treaty for amendment was begun late to day in the senate after a sharp par liamentary wrangle and demand by democrats for an avowal from Re publican Leader Lodge that the pact -be kept continually before the body. It has not been the intention of v opponents of the treaty to take it ' up tlys week, as was indicated by a motion of Ssnator Smoot, republi can, Utah, to consider other legisla tion after a four-hour discussion Senator Hitchcock of Nebraska, leader of the administration forces, insisting the treaty was emergency business and pointing out not one line of the document had been read, drew fire from Senator Lodge by asking rf in all good faith it was his purpose to expedite considera-. tion. "My good faith and what I intend to do is my business," Senator' Lodge replied with feeling, and the ' crowds in the gallery leaned for-, ward expecting the first real fight over the treaty. Senator Hitchcock thereupon again asked Senator -Lodge if he intended to carry out his promise and keep the treaty before the senate. Raps Senator Hitchcock. "I certainly do and in my own way without advice from the sena- v tor from Nebraska," Senator Lodge declared. The answer was hurled by the sen ator with so much emphasis and ' feeling that the galleries broke into applause, which led the discussion to the conduct of the crowds coming out daily to hear it. President Pro Tempore Cummius declared that while visitors had been permitted to applaud at the end of an address, in violation of the standing rules of the senate, they would not be permitted to show par- ' tisan feeling by noisy demonstra- tions. Senator Hitchcock said the galleries generally were not aware of the rule until it had been-broken, and Senator Williams, democrat, Mississippi, insisted the rule ought to be abolished so that visitors could r give expression to their feelings. The democrats asked for the ayes and nays on the Smoot motion to takp up other business, and this was met from the republican side by the claim that there was no quo rum. Before the count was an- , nounced Senator Smoot withdrew ' ' his motion, and reading for the - '" treaty was begun. ' Struggles Through Preamble. The reading clerk ' struggled through the preamble, with its list of all the signatures, difficult to pro- ' nounce. The clerk had read through Article 3 of the league covenant when he reached the amendment by Senator Johnson, republican, Cali- ' fornia, to equalize the vote of Great Britain and the United States. ' Some Senators Absent. Senator Lodge, who as chairman of the foreign relations committee is in charge of the treaty, asked that the amendment be passed over, as senators who desired to be heard on it were absent. Senator Hitchcock and Senator Lodge then engaged in another col loquy, the latter reiterating that he (Continual on Fate To, Column Fle) Governor McKelvie Fined for Tooting His Horn on Street 1 Lincoln, Sept 16. Governor S. R. McKelvie, appearing by proxy, was fined $1 and costs, amounting in all ' ' to $5.80, in police court here today on a charge of violating the traffic ordinances. Secretary of Finance Phil Bross appeared for the gover- ' nor and paid the fine. The covernnr and a narfv c(,nn.J - in front of a drug store Sunday even- - mg ana tne governor honked the horn of his automobile to attract the waiter's attention. The traffic reg ulations provide automobile horns shall not be sounded except as ' warning signals. A policeman took the governor's '. number and ordered him to appear ' ' Monday morning. When the gov- ' ernor failed to appear Prosecutor Boehmer notified him to be on hand Tuesday morning without fail. Bross was accepted as a proxy for the gov ernor, v " . i .