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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
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ROUMANIA MAY DECIDE TO
STILL PURSUING OFFENSIVE
Distress Among the Jews Declared to
Be Worse Than That of the
Belgians Flour Still
Western Newspaper Union Nuwu Service.
London. Should llouinunlu, now
that Iho UuhbIiuis nro on tho border If
not uctuully in TruiiBylvanln, docldo
to participate In tho war on tho Bldo
of tho allloa hor army will provide tho
missing link In tho chain of troops
winding from tho llaltlc to tho Adri
atic, a distance, roughly, of 1,300 miles.
This battlo lino would ho composed of
Itusslnns, Itoumnnlnns, .Servians and
Montenegrins on tho ono Hide and
Germans nnd. Austco-Hungarlans on
tho other. Whllo Houinanln has not
yet taken tho fateful stop, the belief
exists in tho countries of tho allies
that she soon will do so.
Startling Advance In Flour.
New York. Eight cent bread Is a
possible development of tho stampedo
in tho Chicago wheat pit and the
startling advance of wheat and Hour
prices, according to big Now York
"The present situation Is without
precedent in tho history of tho coun
try, and It is Impossible to predict
Just what will linppon." said a prom
luent New York master baker. "We
ore now paying about $7 n barrel for
flour in carload lots. If tho upward
trend continues, wo Bhall first ad
vance bread to six cents. If flour
goes to ?10, bnkors would bo forced
to charge sovon or eight cents to
mako a profit."
8TILL PURSUING OFFENSIVE.
Storm and Flood No Hindrance to Op.
London. Tho winter storms and
floodB. whllo thoy havo put an end to
any military operations on a large
scale, havo not been able to prevent
the armies in tho oast and west from
purulng tho offenslvo nt Isolated
points nlong tho two extended fronts.
In tho 8Uow-covereil hllln nt n.n nmi.
CasUS tho hnrdv Siberians nrn RnnrMi.
ing out tho routed Turks, who nro re
ported to bo 3urrondorlng by thou
sands, while In Flaudors. which Is vir
tually all under wator, tho allies assert
that thoy havo found it posslblo to
ttnko sorao headway.
Much Distress Among Jews.
Now York. Tho first of n series of
public mcotlnga launched by tho
American Jewish relief commlttco for
ufferors from tho war, tho objoct of
which Is to reveal the distress brought
to Jews by tho European conflict, will
be held in this city shortly. Tho com
mlttco declares that reports received
during tho last fow weeks' show the
condition of moro than 7.000,000 .lows
In Russia, Poland and Gallcia to bo
far worse than that of tho Dolglan
refugees. Nearly 200,000 have fled
from Gallcia and Dukowlna into west
rn Austria, where they aro suffering
from hunger and cold, tho report says.
Look for Pacification in Mexico.
Washington. An agreement of "all
the armod groups" In Mexico, by
which "tho problem of pacification is
practically solved," has been reported
to tho convention in Mexico City by
General Gutlorrcz, according to the
stato department advices from Consul
8lnk German Battleship.
Buenos Aires. La Pronza publishes
tho report that an engagement has
taken placo off Rio Grande do Norte,
Brazil, between tho British battlo
cruiser Invlnclblo nnd tho Gormnn
battlo cruiser Von dor Tann, adding
that Uio Von dcr Tann has been sunk.
An Exchange of Prisoners.
Rome. Negotiations nro under way
In Homo with tho object of having tho
governments of tho belligerent coun
tries appoint dologates to discuss with
tho holy bco tho details of tho project
providing for an exchango of prison
ers. Revolution In Paraguay.
.Washington. A revolution has
broken out in Paraguay, according to
information reaching the stato depart
ment. Tho prcsldont haB been placed
in captivity. In street fighting at As
uncion, tho capital, moro than seventy
five persons wero killed and wounded.
High Price for Holsteln Bull,
Syracuse, N. Y. Rag Apple Korn
dyko VIII, a Holsteln bull, was sold
at auction horo for 525,000. Oliver
Oanaba. Jr., of Buffalo, was tho pur
o has or.
Washington. An effort by Repre
sentative Dan V. Stephens to author
ize tho enlargement of tho Genoa In
dian school to accommodate 400 pupils,
instead of 375, was defeated in the
house. A second amendment to Mr,
Stephons to Incroaso tho, appropriation
for tho school from $G,500 to $0,950
was ndoptod. "Tho government would
snvo $3,000 annually in trnnsportntlon
if this amendment were adopted,"
said Mr. Stophens. "if indlnn pupils
want to attend school in other stntes
they should pay their own transporta
BRIEF NEW8 OF NEBRASKA
Pet row Bros, hnvo purchased tho
Bader block at Fremont for $42,800.
Mrs. Carrio Swan, uged forty, fell
dead of heart troublo on the street nt
Hastings will hold an oloctlon to
voto upon tho Issue of, bonds for now
The Lincoln telephone company will
havo to pay $500 or moro each month
an a federal war tax.
S. S. Brink of Fremont Is dead from
blood poisoning developing from a
Blight scratch on his hand.
Tho mica mill nt Crawford, which
has been closed down for nomo time,
Is again running full capacity.
Ernest Galloway, publisher of tho
Balcm Standard, has Just been ap
pointed postmaster at that placo.
Falrbury will mako . an effort to
rnlso funds to buy tho Superior fran
chise In tho state baseball league.
Fremont park commissioners object
to flooding tho city park for a skating
rink on tho ground that It will kill tho
Tho annual convention of tho
Loaguo of Nebraska Municipalities
will bo held in Lincoln, February 10
An epidemic of measles in serious
form hns broken out at University
Place, ovor 200 cases having de
veloped. A special ship to carry donations
from Nebraska to starving Belgians
hns been chartered by tho stato relief
Tlic Amorlcnn Yoomnn havo pur
chased a lot nt North Platto and It Is
expected that tho lodgo will erect a
Tho million-dollar bond of George
E. Hall or Franklin, tho now statu
treasurer, lias been filed with the sec
retary of Btnto.
Mrs. 13. A. Scully of Gngo county has
just paid Into tho treasury nenrly
$10,000 for taxes on her realty hold
ings in that county.
John Curry, formerly of Lincoln, is
putting Firth on tho map through tho
columns of tho Advocate which he i's
Issuing at that placo.
Frank Busier of Lushton, who had
his arm and hand bndly mangled In a
corn sholler n few woeks ago, died as
a result of his Injuries.
O. L. Shumwny wns elected post
master at Scotts Bluff at a primary
hold for that purpose last week. Thero
wero threo candidates.
Tho finishing touches nro being put
on tho A. O. U. W. lodgo hall at An
selmo. All tho lodges in tho city will
hold meetings in tho now building.
An explosion followed tho lighting
of a match in a gas-filled room nt
Omaha, In which Andy Knox nnd An
tony Whlto wero seriously burned.
Flro of unknown origin caused a
loss of $15,000 to tho Gillesnlo & Phil.
Mps bindery nnd tho Western News
paper Union printing plant at Lincoln.
O. M. Pollard sustained two frac
tured ribs and a fractured collar bono
whtm an automobllo crashed into a
buggy In which ho was riding at Falls
Dr. Luther P. Ludden of Lincoln.
well known throughout tho west, died
very suddenly of diabetes while en
gaged in church work at Williston,
Bort Bush, n farmer from Newman
Grove, wns found in an alloy at Oma
ha with both feet so badly frozen
that they will probably havo to be
She passing of hypothetical arith
metic nnd tho entranco of vocational
arithmetic into tho Lincoln grade
schools Is announced ns a probability
by Superintendent Hunter.
W. C. Blackburn, a Union Pacific
porter of Omaha, after clinging to tho
handrail outsido a closed vestlbulo
car until forced by tho cold to let go.
fell to his death as tho train passed
Thirty-two million three hundred
thousand pounds of sugar beets were
grown around Culbortson tho past
Beason, which wero '.hipped In 500
cars of thirty-two tons each and netted
tho growers something over $80,000.
All tho churches at Stella united in
a public outdoor Christmas celebra
tion. A large tree, lighted up by elec
tricity, was placed in the center of
tho business section of tho city.
Tho family of Policeman Nick
Santo of Omaha was overcome by gas
fumos escaping from a hard coal
Btovo, and only tho prompt and activo
work of a physician revived them.
Twenty-five thousand dollar bonds
for tho proposed bridge over tho
Platte east of North Platto have been
placed and bids for tho Htcol and con
crcto construction will soon be re
quested. G. V. Gnhngon, superintendent of
tho Methodist Sunday school of Gib
bon, dropped dead as ho was on his
way homo from his church, whero ho
had. beon to ring out the old year.
A slight scrotch on tho back of his
hand, sustained whllo ho was shaking
down tho grate of tho furnace, result
ed In tho death of S. S. Brink, Janitor
of the Y. M. C. A. building at Fremont.
A dnm in Salt creek at Roca was
dynamited Saturday night and an
other dam washed out by tho suddenly
roloased wall of water. No motive for
tho blowing up of tho dam has beon
Ninety per cent of all tho hogs in
Adams county havo beon vIctlniB of
tho cholera epidemic, according to Ira
Doty, n Hvo stock man of that county.
A Burlington train hit nn auto con
taining the family of Ben Wythors at
a grado crossing near York, demolish
ing tho machine, but fortunately only
Bllghtly Injuring tho occupants.
Friends of Frank Harrison of Lin
coln, who with a party Is touring
Guatemala, havo received Christmas
cards from tho tourists describing
that land of dreams and boasting of a
tomperaturo ranging from GO to 72
dogrcos during that weak.
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MUST STOP FRATERNIZING
CHICAGO BAKERS FEAR FLOUR
German Troops Must Cease Visiting
With the Allies Denies
Selling Rifles in
Western Newspaper Union News Service.
Chicago Resolutions calling on con
gress to placo un embargo on tho ex
port of wheat and flour, ns well as on
arms and ammunition, will bo Intro
duced at tho next meeting of the Chi
cago Retail Grocers' and Butchers'
association. S. Wcstorllold, chairman
of tho trades relations committee of
the national association of tho re
tailers, planned to begin in thlB man
nor a determined flght against tho
high cost of flour and incidentally of
home-baked bread. Leaders on 'chango
predict in somo Instances that if tho
prico of wheat went much higher,
thero would bo a general turning to
corn In placo of wheat bread, both In
this country and In Europe.
Not Selling Discarded Rifles.
Washington. Widespread rumors
that tho war department has been sell
ing Its discarded Krag-Jorgensen army
rifles to European belligerents are for
mally denied by Secretary Garrison.
In a statement announcing that tho
government had no present intention
of changing Its order prohibiting the
sale of theso guns, tho accretary says.
"Thera' is no intention at present of
altering the order refusing to sell
theso rifles. Thero Is no truth In any
statement that anyone has contracted
with the government to buy them, or
in any position to deliver them. They
will not at present bo either sold or
delivered, nnd all rumorB and reports
to the contrary are untrue."
NO MORE FRATERNIZING.
German Troops Must Stop Visiting the
Berlin. Tho German army authori
ties havo issued a general order pro
hibiting in future troops in tho field
from fraternizing with forces of tho
enemy as they did at several points
In tho western thenter of tho war at
Christmas. To such an extent was
thlB fraternizing carried out that at
one place whero the Germans and Brit
ish played football all Christmas, day,
they agreed to suspend hostilities for
two days more.
Warn Women Away.
San Francisco. Wnrning to women
not to como to California with the ex
pectation of obtaining employment dur
ing tho Panama-Pacific exposition, has
been issued by tho commission of im
migration and housing. Applications
for employment havo been received
from 10,000 women throughout tho
country. Positions aro open for only
about 1,000. Between 15,000 and 20,
000 women stenographers and ofllco
workers aro now declared to be with
out employment in tho state.
Plan Exclusive Land Colony.
Denver, Colo. Tho most exclusive
laud colony In tho United States will
bo established in tho mountains of
Costilla county, Colo., If tho plans of
muUl-mlllionarlea of New York, Den
ver and Colorado Springs Just an
nounced are carried out. It is planned
to mako part of the land ono of the
finest game preserves in tho United
StatOB and to stock it with deer, oik
and buffalo. Tho colonists hope that
when their plans aro completed, the
placo will bo tho social contor of the
Lincoln, Neb. On tho order of Gov
ernor Morehead, which was Issued up
on tho recommendation of tho prison
physician, Snlvatoro Franco, who is
serving a fifteen year sontence for
murder, has been transferred from tho
penitentiary to tho Lincoln nsylum,
Franco was recolved nt tho stato pris
on December 2!), 1011, having been
committed from Nuckolls county.
What tho doctors term a lesion located
In tho motor nrea of tho convict's
brain has robbed hlra of tho faculties
of speech nnd hearing In addition to
disturbing his mental balance.
HOUSE DECLINES TO CONCUR IN
Over Hundred Million Dollars to the
Good Last Month Turk No
Longer a Menace
Western Newspaper Union News Servlco,
Washington. Tho immigration bill
prescribing a test of literacy for aliens
coming into this country watt sent to
a conference committee of the house
and senate by the house, after a vigor
ous debate over tho amendments
written into the measure by tho sen
nte. Before Bending tho bill to con
ference the house registered its disa
greement to tho senate amendments
excluding "members of tho African or
black race" and erempting from tho
literacy test and the contract Immi
gration provisions of law Belgian ag
ricultural immigrants coming to thlB
country because of conditions caused
by tho European war.
Turks No Longer a Menace.
London. A completo cnange in the
situation in the near east may be
brought about by the Russian victory
over the Turks in the Caucasus. If
tho Turkish defeat is as sweeping as
has been officially reported the vir
tual destruction of two Turkish army
corps and the repulse of a third tho
Turkish menace ngalnBt tho Russians
in trans-Caucasia has been removed.
The loss of so many of their best
trained officers and men. It is believed
here, will compel the Turks to give
up any ambition they had of invading
their enemy's territory and force them
to concentrate on the defense of theli
BALANCE OF TRADE HIGHER.
Over Hundred Million Dollars to Good
Washington. iA $110,000,000 balance
of trade in favor of the United States
ori December's foreign business was
Wednesday's preliminary estimate of
tho department of commerce.
Exports during tho week ending Jan
uary 2 amounted to $40,848,564, an in
crease of moro than $2,000,000 ovor the
previous week, but almost $0,000,000
less than tho week ending December
19 and almost $5,000,000 less than that
of December 12.
Imports for the week ending January
2 amounted to $23,050,831. an Increase
of $3,700,000 over the previous week.
Duties collected amounted to $2,594,
420, an increase of $4C7,000 over the
previous week, but from $COO,000 to
$1,000,000 less than any of the first
three weeks of December.
Rigor Relaxed at Paris.
Paris. The military situation is now
so satisfactory that the government
has begun gradually to relax tho
rigors of tho war regime for Parisians.
By decree, Aloxnndre Mlllerand, minis
ter of war, has declared that the en
tronched camps of Paris, with the ex
ception of tho district of Pontoise, is
no longor Included in the zono of op
orations nnd Louis J. Malvy, minister
of tho Interior, now permits bakers to
mako fancy bread, a practice forbid
den slnco August 7.
"Buy It Now" Campaign.
Omaha, Neb. A nation wido cam
paign to assist In tho revival of busi
ness under tho slogan "buy It now,"
hns been launched hero by tho agricul
tural publishers' association, a national
association of farm papers. The
movement proposes to quicken com
merce and manufacture by hastening
purchases which must be made sooner
or later. The nppcal Is directed par
ticularly to tho farmers, who are to
be urged to buy necessary Implements
nnd materials now rather than wait
Labor Union Must Pay Damages.
Washington Ending eleven years
of litigation, the supremo court holds
that somo two hundred Connecticut
labor union members must pay $252,
130.09 dnmuges under tho Sherman
anti-trust law for a nntlon-wldo boy
cott of D. E. Ixjowo Co,, Dnnbury,
Conn., hat manufacturers, who refused
to unionize tholr shops. Tho bank
accounts and homes of many of tho
mon already aro under attachment to
pay tho Judgment, and tho next step
probably will be foreclosure.
WITH THE LAWMAKERS
WHAT 18 BEING DONE IN HALLS
Epitome of the Work of the Dally
Sessions of the National
Western Newspaper Union News ficivlce,
The Senate Met at noon.
Eulogies on lato Senator Johnston
of Alabama wero delivered.
Hearings wero continued on the
Senator Cummins Introduced a sub
j.tltuto for tho administration shipping
Tho House Met nt 11 a. m
Debate was resumed on the Indian
Conferees began framing their re
port on tho immigration bill.
The Senate Hearings before com
mittees were resumed on the Philip
pine nnd mineral land leasing bills,
Senator Cummins Introduced a reso
lution calling for information ns to
what tho United States Intends to do
with the customs nnd other taxes col
lected at Vera Cruz.
Senator Fletcher Introduced a new
rural credits bill, to put such n sys
tem under the federal reserve board.
Senntor Walsh's resolution calling
for diplomatic correspondence on de
tention of American copper shipments
Continued consideration of District
of Columbia appropriation bill.
Adopted resolution of sorrow nt the
death of .Mrs. Thomas S. Martin, wlfo
of the senior senator from Virginia.
The House Resolutions were adopt
ed acknowledging Louisiana's Invita
tion to tho celebration of the bnttlo of
New Orleans, nnd Representative
Dupre spoko on the event.
Debate on the Indian bill was re
sumed. A bill for six new revenue cutters
was reported favorably from tho com
Representative Willis, governor-elect
of Ohio, resigned nnd made a farewell
The Senate .Met at 11 a. m.
Philippine committee continued
hearings on the pending bill and de
cided to take testimony on the mill
tary Importance of tho island.
Tho treasury department order sus
pending publication of manifests of
vessels for thirty days was debated.
Hearings on the mineral laud leas
ing bill wero begun before the land3
Tho House Met at noon.
Tho Senate's nminilmi,nl in ho m.
migration bill were discussed.
Tho Senate. Discussed Hardwick
resolution calling for all papers in
case of British declaration of resin
ous products as contraband.
Unanimously rejected tho nomina
tion of Ewlng C. Bland as United
States marshal for the western dis
trict of Missouri.
The House. Considered miscellan
Agricultural commltteo continued
consderation of agricultural appropria
Naval appropriation bill was dis
cussed In naval committee.
BUI Introduced by Representative
Bruckner of New York to authorizo
commissioner of immigration to col
lect passports from citizens return
ing from abroad.
Sunday, February 7, sot asldo for
eulogies of tho lato Representatives
Payne and Merrltt of Now York.
Dr. Ludden Dies In North Dakota.
Lincoln, Neb. Dr. Luther P. Lud
den, a well known Nobraskan and
church worker, died suddenly at Wil
liston, North Dakota, Thursday night.
A brief message bringing this brief In
formation was received by his family.
He was on tho road attending to his
duties as western field secretary of
tho board of homo missions of tho
genoral synod of the Lutheran church.
Borlln. Announcement Is niado
here that the portion of Russian Pol
and occupied by the- Germans has
beon provided with a civil administra
tion under Herr von Brandensteln.
Prisoners Placed on Short Rations.
Washington. Baron Zwicdlnelt,
counsellor of the Austrian embassy,
assorts that Austrian prisoners of war
In Siberia wero reported to bo receiv
ing food only overy other day, and
that many wero suffering from cold.
The United States has brought the
plight of tho prisoners to tho attention
of the Russian government, but the
Austrian embassy asks that further
representations bo made. A relief
committee, composed in part of Amer
ican missionaries, has gono to Siberia
with medical and other supplies.
Washington. President Wilson hoB
declined, for tho sixth time nine h
entered tho white houso, to support a
federal constitutional nmendmont for
woman suffrage When a delegation
of democratic women who declared
Hint thoy had helped to elect him, pre
sented tho sixth formal petition, the
president repeated his previous declar
atlon that he considered suffrage a
"I am most unaffectedly compll
mented, howevor, by this visit that you
havo paid me," tho president told tho
Salter's White Bonanza Oat.
Made C. J. Johnson of Lincoln Co,
Minn., famous in growing 213 bushels from
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Couldn't Be Blamed for Running.
"Ho would tncklo his weight In
wildcats when sober, but when ho Id
drunk he will run away from them.''
"That Is consistent. If ho met his
weight In wlIdcntB when drunk he
would see twice his weight in wild
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stomach derangement at daytime or
during tho night, it is handy to give
tho quickest relief known. AdT.
Woman dentists are scarce, but
thero are any number of women who
can elongate a man's log.
Good Cause for Alarm
Deaths from kidney diseases bvo In
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overdo nowadays In so many ways that
the constant tillering of poisoned blood
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