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NIK mu OMAHA. SUNDAY. APRIL 1922. Kxorbitant RatCS iBurgess-Nash Opens Kinnt v Raahk nf Optical Department Riviera Hotel: Citiiipaign Against Gambling Al Hfliocd Partly He ponil!e for Azure Coast Drprrition. Mr CbJ ! Setilse. I aril. April I. Tht toI!oin u 4 translation of an article in I'Echa Nviorul of Paris, founded by CcorgM Gfmenceau. By L'ECliO NATIONAL. rwwr fmrnimr rteeaeareae'e fese The. Anne coast sfison it nearly rr. With the tirst warm breath spring the winter residents, like tie bird, return to their homei and to Pari, perhaps less aunny but cer tainly lets epenive. The moment is, therefore, arrived hen we can aunt up the "season. In the first place, it may be frankly 41 knowlrdsMl that, despite the tpurt Mined from the Lloyd George- I'.riand mectinaj at Cannes, the result! have been unfavorable. It it better to state the truth now to that the (- 7'" ' ( !w V O i Roy Moore, Roy Moore, graduate of Needles same mistake may not be made next College of Optometry, is in charge of winter. Underneath all there is the exag- ceratinn of prices in the great hotels. I'.vtn the newly rich, after their firtt income tax form, have refused to tuo in tt to a systematic t urkine, People have above all frequented the hotels of second order, where prices are lest and the service as i (Kid. At Cannes, at Nice, at Mentone, at Monte Carlo, the palatial hotelt have remained almost empty throughout the season and the Azure Coast has thus lost inanv millions, The carnival at Nice certainly brought many visitors to that place. Hut they stayed only a few days, many only overnight, whereas had the charges been more reasonable thev would have stayed for the sea koii. Elsewhere the season has been dead, No longer is one jostled when the new optical department of Bur- gets-Nash company, lie Has been in the business here eight years. The Hurgess-Nash department will be fully equipped. I-cns grinding will be done in open view to public. Chinese, Fearing Death, Dodge Census Taker London, April I. Many Chinese residents of the port of Hong Kong refused to till up their census papers because they held the belief that the British authorities were taking the census to procure a number of chil dren to bury under the piers of a new bridge. Thus relates I. P. Lloyd, the I long Kong census ofiicer, in his report to his government. "The nrevailcnce of a widespread walking on the Lroisette at t-annes. belief among Chinese women of the or tne t'romenade des Anglais at middle and lower classes in the al- Nice, and the theaters in the casinos Icged inhuman designs of the public i play often to empty benches. works department on infantile life the association of Eugene Corn- undoubtedly affected the number of ucliet, baccarat king, and Paul children of both sexes recorded be- Poiret, lordly fantaisiste, has failed to inject the needed virus into the season at' Cannes. Their grandilo quent fetes aj the Casino have merely been a means of adding to other ex penditures. It is even stated that Cornuchet, tween the ages of 4 and 10 years. says Lloyd's report. J he rumor referred to is. in short. that the government intended to build a huge bridge across the har bor to Kowloon. resting on 99 piers. and that a certain number of young disgusted, has decided not to come children of both sexes were required to the Riviera next winter. to be buried alive under the founda- But there is another cause for the tions of each pier in order to insure malady, which has apparently at-1 its stability. tacked the famous coast in a vital "In the perverted view of the spot. This is the campaign, paid for frightened mothers the very object by nobody knows whom, against the of the census was to enable the irov- gambling. eminent to make a suitable choice of In all the great cities of the south its victims. In some districts moth. of France the walls are covered with ers removed their children forcibly from school, while many children were locked indoors for days and not allowed to go out. Newspapers, nowever, soon killed the rumor." posters attacking roulette, and passers-by are handed circulars warning them that baccarat means ruin, Who is back of this campaign? v hy do the storekeepers in Cannes, in Nice, in Mentone, in Marseilles Six Sewer Contracts Are v.ny oo nicy nana out wnn every thing they sell a pamphlet attacking the casinos? Is it that the tradespeople ' have come to the conclusion that the real attraction of fen; Riviera should be the climate and the scenery and not the roulette wheel and the chemin-de- ier table? Is it that they .are at last disillu sioned in believing that gambling brings a crowd? Is it that they are at last convinced that the man who gambles has no other use for his money which when lost is not spent by the casino own ers on the Riviera, but in Paris .Whatever the answers be .the fact remains: A campaign which has had already the most serious conse quences has been started against the legalized gambling hells of the most lovely coast in the world. And another fact, too, that the owners of the casinos are also largely r i i- i - t t , . uwiicis di me uuicis. ii you ao not Trr-f r c A . lose your money to them at the W"e ot Nation Agent at Awarded by City Council Sewer contracts were awarded by city council yesterday morning as follows: Sixteenth.- Grace to Laird strpets. Connolly & Fitch. $61,159.60: Twenty-eighth. Farnani to Dewev. Omaha Sewer Construction company, $6,267; Happy Hollow boulevard, fiftieth to Charles. H. J. Peterson company $9,050; Thirty-third, T to W, Gus Carlson, $1,876; Twenty-seventh, Monroe to Drexel boulevard, Gus Carlson, $499; Charles, Forty ninth to Fifty-first. Tohn S. Farrell. $2,190. The Omaha Sewer Construction company was permitted to withdraw its bid of $35,571 on the Sixteenth street storm sewer project,' when Jo seph sesto explained a grave error had been made in the bid. . The con tract then was awarded to the next bidder, Connolly & Fitch. tables they take it from you by ex cessive and wholly unjustified bills at the hotels. It is time for a new policy on the Kiviera. Bring people there yes; but don t let it be said abroad that one cannot return from Nice or Cannes or Monte Carlo except with empty pockets I Many Fathers at Meeting Lewis Dies in Colfax Lewi, la., April 1. (Special.) Mrs. Christina Lippincott, wife of Frank Lippincott, depot agent here, died suddenly at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Crawford, in Colfax. She went to Colfax with the inten tion of entering a hospital. Upon her arrival she was suddenly taken ill and confined to bed at her parents' of Parent-Teacher Body homes!ie "covered and was up and The first night meeting of Farnam school's Parent-Teacher association was held Friday night with 200 par ents m attandance. A third of these were fathers, it was estimated. As the school has no auditorium, half the teachers were unable to be in the meeting, according to Rev. C E. Cobbey, one of the speakers. ; Drills and songs by the pupils, talks by Superintendent of Schools Beveridge on "Co-operation," and by Rev. Mr. Cobbey on the value of the pareM-teacher organization com mosed the program. Mr. Beveridge .emphasized the need of the new com mercial high school. ; Rev. Cobbey said knowledge of school conditions by the parent would result in better equipment for the children. before she could go to the hospital, The shock coupled with heart trouble was the cause of her death. She is survived by her husband and a 13-year-old son. ADVERTISEMENT. SURE WAY TO GET RID OF BLACKHEADS There is on simple, safe and sure way that never fails to set rid of blackheads and that is to dissolve them. To do this get two ounces ot calonitc powder from any drug store sprinkle a little on a, hot, wet sponge rub over the blackheads briskly wash the parts . and you will be surprised how the blackheads have disappeared. Big blackheads, little blackheads, no matter where they are, sim ply dissolve and disappear, leaving the parts without any mark whatever. Black heads are simply a mixture of dust and dirt and secretions from the body that form in the pores of the skin pinching and squeezing only cause irritation, make large pores, and do not get them out after they become hard. The calonite powder heads so they wash right out, leaving the pores free and clean and in their natural condition. Anybody troubled with these unsightly blemishes should certainly try this simple method. ADVERTISEMENT. Why Spring Brings Out Freckles and Eruptions Two Men Killed, One Injured ' as Plane Hits Smokestack Macon. Ga., April, 1. J. T. Costa of Anthony, Kan., and Ray Round- nd water simply dissolve the black- tree ot .Portland, Ure.. were ta. tally injured and VV. L. Fisher of Mack, Colo.,4vho is known in auto mobile racing circles as Jules Devcr eaux, received ' injuries from which ne is not expected to recover when their airplane crashed into- a 60-foot smokestack. The accident occurred just after the plane had hopped off for a flight to Atlanta and thence to Texas. The three occupants of the machine were severely burned and Costa ana Roundtree died at a hospital late .last night ' Jeremiah Kenworthy Dies. - Pueblo, Colo., April I. Jeremiah P. Kenworthy, assistant general freight and passenger agent of the Denver & Rio Grande Western rail road, died here today. He was 65 years old and had been in the rail road's employ 27 years. He was transferred to Pueblo from Salt 1 1? The sudden appearance of freckles, slight eruptions or fine lines at this season is attributed by scientists to the "actinic ray, which is unusually active during the spring months. Where the skin is so af fected by this influence, if one will pro cure an ounce of ordinary mercoliied was at any drug store, apply a little of it be fore retiring, like cold cream, the trouble can easily be overcome. When the wax is hed off next morning minute flakr skin particles com with it. The entire outer cuticle is removed in this way in a week or two. with all its defects, fto bleach could so effectually remove freckles, moth patches, liver spots, pimples or other cuta neous blemishes. The new surface ! smooth, clear, fresh looking, youthful. No Otoe County 5MrU Drive Agamt I. w. h, Nebu.U City, .Neb., ,,pnl I ($lpwl ) Otoe- county oflituU h4v aurted driv suint , W, W, agitators and ergammt in th.s city. After the arrest of Frank Litis, an acknnttltrdk'ed rrgjmrr. it ss turned that about M members had been secured here, tnmtly fiom amopir packing ptant worUr. and were identified hiiIi the avtivmet at the union during the strike dittuib anees several rrks Hx Literature; was secured, together nh the con solution, application blanks, mem berthip cards and appeals to over throw the "y.tem," criticism of the government and state oflieiats. One member of the order arrest ed here is a member of the local Na tional guard company and a Irgion-naire. The county attorney stated "that there was no intention on the patf of county officials to permit the preach ing of doctrines to overthrow the government of the United Mates Rrrit Hold Foreigner a llootages for Genoa Envoys London, pril 1. (Wy A. P.) A Central News di.patch from Riga to day quoted the Russian newspaper Riilu as saying the Petrograd police have arrested a number o.' foreigners as hostages to insure the safety of the Russian soviet delegates to the Genoa conference. Fire Completely Destroys Garage at v cening V ater Weeoine Water. Neb.. April I. (Special Telegram.) Fire destroyed the Landholm sarace here. Three automobiles and several barrels of oil were consumed in the blaze. A man sleeping upstairs was rescued after he had been overcome by smoke. Farmer Near Alliance Hangs Self in Shack ,Hi.ncf, Neb, Ap"t I f Special T.lr.m iU ili;m IW.- r.l Or. limn farmer living 12 niilr north of .Minute, commnira suicina py knamj Iilni2.lf Kith m small rott auai hed to ,!e rsner. of an l l s-h fhaik, wbrre he had lived alone for the lut four years. day morning by I. M. Clay, a ncifli. i-or who itau gone mere to gei '- harness he had loaned to Pock. The coroner stated the nun probably had Neu iWJ i hours wlen the body wai found. The shack was in a l.mrly spot on tht prairie and is the only building en the premises. Pork was l4t seen alie by Mr, Clay twa days ago, when Uorlc came to Clay's place to buy a loaf of iireaq, j.eigniors sm tne mi was never communicative, shunning any elocution with neigbbo's. So lar as is known, lie nai no reutives in this country. Financial dulicullirs are believed to have caused his act. Twelve cent and a few old personal effects were found in the shack. V4I L.v-1 11111 K J I 14 AtivmTinrwrM'. ADVKKTIHKMKMT. Are You Using The Jew Radium Tablets! Marvelous Result from Nuradium in Such Conditions As High Blood Pressure, Rheumatism, Neuritis, Chronic Invalidism, Exhaustion, and the Debility of Old Age &. b. on. tsus a j&acsxi snz Monday We Open An April Drive for WMew I The mere fart that radium caught in sugar ot milk reduces an4 atopa pan enough to cause Ihe world of alrlt men and vomen ! ait up and lake, aotiea. Kadlum la net drug. It I Dot an itrart, it to an element like osygen. It mac be Ihe ver basis ct iron. It ma Incorporate' all the vslue of phosphorus In a arediral sense. It may be that which we're M to believ la the source ot vitamines, it mar be the very esserice of the energy which eustaina life. Whatever it la In scientifia sense, it Is doing things In mediral way that are absolutely startling. It la now put up In tablet farm under the name of Nuradium and twenty tahlrts taken dally for n period of sewn days glvea tba system Its Initial radium satura tion. Then, to maintain this stage of sat uration, ten tablet are taken each day thereafter and the effect gradually comes In the form of a conscious feeling of well- being. Slowly, but surely, yea notice I sense of buoyancy, of exhilaration. Vaur I mental faculties take en an irresistinie. positive attitude, and you become mora and more eonseloua of some strange fare or Influence, some mystic form of energy of the moat gratifying nature. Kttreme physical freshness and Increased bodily ac tivity la pronounced. As the treatment Is continued, a healthy glandular functioning la set up, thus rejuvenating the prema turely failing body, - This remarkable substance Is put up In vials of 210 Nuradium tablets and to now I being sold by leading druggists at S 1.60 I per vial. If you are not now using Nuradium, bet- I ter get a vial today. It Is certalnr a wonder. You will find It on sale by lead ing druggists and Beaton Drug Co.. Green a I'harmacy, Hamea Drug Co. and Sherman A McConnell. With Lower-Than-Ever Prices-and Easy Terms THIS Towerful April Drive for 2,500 new accounts is held with the Idea of ac A, quaintinp; more Omaha homemakers with the 'Tower prices" and "worthwhile savinjrs" that come with our LOW rent locationalso with our larger stocks and the SERVICE which Is famous for the making of homes. FREE A lovely Rom to every woman visiting our store Monday. iyb: ELM ta si Tremeiiois Six Groups Greatly Underpriced Group 1 1 Group 2 33-Inch Fiber Silk Shirting, at, 39c These patterns are new. A large assortment of these; fast colors; for waists, shirts, etc. Group 3 2,000 Yards, values KQ to $1.50, yard UUL 36-inch Satin Stripe Messa line in a large assortment of stripes and plaids. 32-inch Stripe Suraha Silks. 36-mch Plaid Poplin. 36-inch Shirting Silk. $1.25 40-Inch All Silk Crepe de Chine This is a three thread Crepe making it extra value for blouses, waists, dresses and undergarments; in all the new colors.' 36-In. Silk Un- (J-J nr derwear Radium4)ayO A soft durable silk used for undergarments and noted for its wearing quality. Group 4 1 Group 5 1 Group 6 r.$i.29 36-Inch Chiffon Taffeta, at This is of a nice, soft fin ish, used in the new spring dresses, blouses and trim mings. 40-Inch Black Q Chiffon Taffeta. .4 V See this beautiful Swiss taffeta in black only, 36-Inch Satin de Chine, at The quality you all know. "We have it in all colors. This is not a cheap messa- line, but a regular satin de chine. $1.29 Chiffon Taffeta 36-Inch Swiss Chiffon Taffeta. $1.50 Our beautiful Swiss finest taffeta, noted for its soft and pretty finish. In all the most wanted colors. ..$1.98 36-Inch Satin Phalanx, at .. A quality which stands by itself. No silk will stand the wear and tear of this num ber and we stand back of every yard sold. Ask to see this quality. 36-Inch Satin Duchess, at .. This beautiful imported satin is a regular Duchess of a beautiful soft high lustre. Also ask to see these. No Easter or Spring dress is complete without a soft drape' gown. $1.98 Unfinished Breakfast Set comprising a charming drop leaf Table and four attractive cano seat Chairs; you can finish this act to suit your fancy or home decoration. $22 50 Library Table, a massive pedestal type in rich mnhograny finish, with 48-Inch 7C top, only Pe&'tefO Cedar Cheat built of Tennewre Red Cedar, strong lock and biff bat; of Cedar (in Qf Chips .. Jle&ee70 r Factory Sale and Demonstration All This Week of "Direct Action" Gas Stoves With Oven Heat Regulator Your baking and your can ning of fruit will always be a success if you have a "Direct Action" ' Gas Stove in your home equipped with a "Lo rain" Oven Heat Regulator. Go Away Visiting Attend a Matinee Simply put your meal in the oven and when you return in the evening it is deliciously cooked and ready to serve. A Factory Expert Is here to explain the many won derful features of this stove, which gives you ao many leisure hours away from your hot kitchen. No. 130 Days' Trial for any Stove. Special No. 2 Dinner Set Free with "Lorain" Stoves. Features No-3 "Direct Action" Gas Range Given Away. No. 4 New, LOW Prices Easy Terms. 1 Enjoy a Luncheon of Biscuits-Coffee Free e Drop in when you are downtown shop ping for a delicious repast of Hot Bis cuits made of "SWEET TOOTH" (high est patent) Flour, spread with "BET TER BUTTER" from the Fairmont Creamery and Farrell's delicious "WED DING BREAKFAST" Syrup, and frag rant "George Washington" Coffee, made wholesome with rich "ALAMITO" CREAM. 24-Pound Sack of "Sweet Tooth" Flour Given Away Every afternoon this week at 4:30 o'clock. No purchase necessary. Simply visit Demonstration Booth. Ucl Oesee ten of the "Lrah" nd wl (toa itm eheic trf 44 meomrei tmd smuri oven acoa ror mn ktntt oj rsafcinf. Free! A beautiful 42-piece Dinner Set given away with each 'Lorain Equipped' Gas Stove sold Monday. il' Kitchen Table) with large sanitary porcelain top, white enameled base and roomy drawer: lees bolted; priced JQ QC at only J)OeJ0 - j I1 45-lb. All Cotton Mattreta I with roll edge and tufted top covered with good art J ticking, in this A ( I sale at P stO I Porcelain Top Kitchen Cabinet with roomy drawers-, sliding front doors and other, labor-saving conveni- CjQC PA ences is onlyP50eOl "LLOYD" Headquarters The new 1922 models in Carriages, Sulkies and Go Carts are now on display. Visit Our Our Exchange Department will take in your old fi i i4-ii nfV o "Po ivi In nf-iswt avi anvr nmir -Pnwiin 4-1 n 4- e . e-. xuiuiiuic cb iau vaiuativu vii anjf ucrv j.ui aiiuujlc tua HXCftange Lept. you may select. FIVE-Piece Dining Room Suite of beautiful walnut in Queen Anne period, comprising Dining Table with extension top, 3 Dining Chairs and an Arm Chair with upholstered leather seats; an tCQ Crt example of the values in Dining Room Suites PUi7eeJl Floor Lamp with handsomely turned, mahogany finished base, artistic silk shade, ..,....$14.95 A Few of Many "Every Day " Values Here Broom, 29 Wash Boiler 81.39 10-qt. Pail 19 Electric Iron $3.95 Large Clothes Racks. . .$1.98 "MARVO" Cedar Oil 49 Dandy Baby Swings 89t Adjustable Forch Gates. $1.98 Hampers 81.65 "Icy-Hot" Bottles 98 Dandy Kitchen Knives. .. .29 Handy Foot Stool 79 4-piece Glass Mixing Sets, 59 . Galr. Tubs 65 Ironing Board 81.85 Decorated Berry Bowls. . . .69c "Faultless" Sweepers ...$1.29 Enameled Bath Stools. .$1.59 SPRUSTEX Mop Outfits.. 98 I If or inconvenience accompanies this Lake City two months ago, J simple treatment.