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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
MAKE OARING MID
Chas. E. George, Editor
and Publisher of the "Bench,
and Bar Review," 825 Per
dido St., New Orleans, La.
BRITISH AEROPLANES MAKE
TRIP OVER BELGIUM.
WORLD IS NOTIFIED THAT CAR-
RANZA IS BOSS.
For sick headache, bad breath,
Sour Stomach and
Oct a 10-cont box now.
No odda how bad your liver, stomach
r bowels; how much your head
aches, how miserable and uncomfort
ablo you aro from constipation, Indiges
tion, biliousness and sluggish bowols
you always got tho doslrcd results
Don't lot your stomach, liver and
bowels mako you miserable Take
Cuscnrotn to-night; put an end to the
bcadacho, biliousness, dizziness, nerv
ousness, Blck, sour, gnBsy Btomach,
backacho and all other distress;
cleanse your Insldo organs of all tho
bllo, gascn and constipated matter
which 1b producing tho misery.
A 10-ccnt box means health, happi
ness and a clear head for months.
No mora days of gloom and distress
If you will tako a Cascaret now and
then. All stores soil Cascarots. Don't
forget tho children their llttlo In
Ides need a cleansing, too. Adv. ttt
"Did Bhe marry well?"
"No; It wob a caso of truo lovo."
ftemoved by Cutlcura 8oap and Oint
ment. Trial Free.
Smear them with the Ointment
Wash off In flvo minutes with Cutl
oura Soap and hot wutor and continue
bathing for some minutes. Repeat on
rising and retiring. Thoso fragrant
uporcreamy emolllontB do much for
tho skin, and do It quickly.
Sample each freo by mall with Book.
Address postcard, Cutlcura, Dept. XY,
Boston. Sold everywhere. Adv.
"Where can you find rods It
"Mostly In family Jars."
Very Much 80.
"Didn't you think tho operatic prima
donna had an unusually high volco?"
"I should say sho had! My seat
coBt me flvo dollars."
A New Anecdote.
Queer requests aro often received
for prescriptions, which might puzzlo
either doctor or chemist, far more
skilled than tho proprietor of tho or
dinary drug store. Hero Is ono recent
ly reported by MorrlB Wado: It Is a
aoto from an c-cltablo mother, whoso
erves wore apparently as much In
deed of treatment as tho digestion of
"My llttlo baby has ot up Its fnther'a
aria plaster. Fleaso to send an anec
dote by tho lnclosod llttlo girl."
Find Live Duck In Fish.
A strange specimen of tho angel
Hah was eaught by Captain Palmer at
8ond Beach, who romoved from It
two ducks. The wicked fish had
stolen tho ducks from J. Kennedy
Tod's Innta Arden estate. One was
The fish wore struggling in the wa
ter when seen by Captain Palmer,
and was landed with a pair of Ice
The fish Is a yard long, and iti
oath Is I by 8 Inches. It was frozen
hi a eake of Ice at tho Maher Ice
plant and la exhibited in the window
t a ssarkot hero. Greenwich
(Conn.) Dispatch to Now York World.
And WUI Never Forget tho Experlsnca
Tho eoffoo drlnkor who has Buffered
and then boon completely relieved by
changing from eoffoo to Postum knows
something valuable There's no doubt
"I learned tho truth about coffee In a
peculiar way,- sayB a California worn
n. "My husband who has, for yours,
been of a blllouB temperamont decided
to leave off eoffoo and give Postum a
trial, and as I did not want tho trouble
of making two beverages for meals 1
oonoludod to try Postum, too. Tho re
sults havo boon that whlio my husband
has been greatly benefited, I havo my
self received oven jroator benefit.
"When I began to drink Postum 1
vas thin In flesh and very nervous.
Now I actually weigh 16 pounds more
than I did at that tirao and I am
stronger physically and in my norvos,
whllo husband Is freo from rJl his alls.
"We havo learnod our llttlo Iessou
aboat coffeo and wo know something
aboat Postum, too, for wo hr.vo used
Postum now steadily for the ln-l three
years and wo shall continue to do bo.
"We have no more uso for coffee
the drug drink. Wo prefer Postum and
Nnmo given by Postum Co., Battle
Oroek, Mich. Read "Tho Road to Well
Ho," In pkgs.
Postum comes In two forms:
Regular Postum must bo woll boiled.
15c and tGc packages.
Instant Postum la a solublo powder.
A toaspoonful dissolves quickly in n
cup of hot water and, with cream and
sugar, mokes a dollclous bovorago In
etantly. 30c and COo tins.
Tho coat per cup of both kinds Is
abont tho samo.
"There's a Reason" for Postum.
Bold by Orocors.
DRASTIC WARTAXATION PLAN
Canadian Minister of Finance Pro
poses New Revenue Measure
Wefltern Newspaper Union Ncwu Service.
London. Aerial warfare 1b waged
today on tho largest Hcalo In its his
tory nnd under ndverso circumstances
from tho standpoint of tho weather.
British ulrmch Friday, buffeting banks
of snow In tho air, Bwcpt over cities
of northern Belgium held by tho Ger
mans and dropped bombs on Ostcnd,
Bruges and other places. Thirty-four
aeroplanes and Beaplanes of the Brit
ish navy participated and nil roturncd
to their baso without casualties to
their drivers, although two of tho ma
chines wero damaged. Tho raid was
made In order tc prevent the develop
ment of submarines bases nnd estab
lishments which might further endan
ger British warships and merchant
men. Will Submit Prohibition Amendment.
Dos Moines, la. Anti-saloon forces
in the Iowa general assembly Friday
took doclslvo stops toward placing
Iowa In tho ranks of tho prohibition
states. The senate nt tho morning
sosslon, by an overwhelming veto of
39 to 10 agreed to submit to tho peo
ple a constitutional amendment pro
viding for Btatc-wldo prohibition.
DRA8TIC WAR TAXATION PLAN.
Proclaimed In Canadian Parliament
by Minister of Finance.
Ottawa, Ont. A drastic wnr taxa
tion mcasuro has been proclaimed In
the Canadian parliament by W. T.
Whlto, minister of finance. Bank cir
culation and tho business of loan nnd
Are Insurance companies aro taxed. A
stamp tax Is applied to business and
banking transactions, to railway nnd
steamship tickets, telegraph and cablo
messages, letters, wines nnd patent
medicines. There Is a customs tariff
Increase covering all Imports now
dutiable and the free list of imports
Is virtually wiped out. There will
o no income tax.
Go Back to Old Prices.
Lincoln, Nob. After entering into
an agreement to advance tho price of
bread from 5 cents to 6 cents a loaf,
Lincoln bakers, with one exception,
havo rescinded their action and will
return to tho original price. Retail
(grocers protested to tho bakers that
they could not handle their products
at tho increase and suggested the ad
visability of making smaller loaves.
This suggestion has not yet boon
Witnessing Demonstration Killed.
Grand Island, Nob. Conductor N. F.
Akeyson and Roadmaster Johnson
were killed near Gothenburg where a
number of Union Paciflo officials were
testing a mall catching device Invent
ed by Dr. Birkofor of that city. Tho
srm of the catcher gavo way and wont
through tho side of the car, striking
the two men. Akeyson was killed In
stantly, and Johnson died on tho train
on the way back to Grand Island.
Memorial from Nebraska.
Washington. A memorial from the
Nebraska legislature has been pre
sented In the senate urging federal
legislation giving tho state of Nebras
ka tho right to bring an action against
the reclamation sorvlco to determine
the rights of Its citizens to mako use
of Impour'Jcd waterB of tho Pathfinder
dam nnd tho Republican and North
Drastic Anti-Trust Law.
Jefferson City, Mo. Tho lower
louse of the Missouri legislature has
passed a bill repealing tho lino pro
visions of tho stato nntl-trust law and
substituting Uiercfor a punltontln,ry
feentenco of flvo years for violation of
tho law. Tho measure was passed
Roy Roberts Goes to Penitentiary.
North Platte, Neb. Showing real
iraotlon for tho first tlmo since .IiIb
sonvictlon of murder, Roy Roberts left
this city at 5:40 p. m. Wednesday for
Lincoln, where he must meet death In
the electric chair unless something un
expected happens. Ho was convicted
of tho murder of Vernon Connett Hob
rta' eyes wero rod with weeping as
he was led through the crowd of cu
rious onlookers from the automobile
in which he had come to the station to
the waiting train.
To Aid Homeless and Destitute.
Now York. A call to all Jewish
communities in tho United States to
set aside Purim day (February 28)
,'for giving generously to those who aro
Ihomeloss and dostltuto as tho result of
tho war has been sent out by tbo
American Jtnslhh roller committee for
sufferers from tho war. This day Is
Kenornllj' set nsldn for feasting and
,glvlng to the poor, but this year, soys
tho call. It comes "In tho midst of ono
of the greatest tragedies thut has ever
overtaken our people."
J GROWING I
I " Hi " I
Er- - ill 1 E I liW 7
yruTt ,ltCm- 8tat,8t,clan8 F'0ure
MONEY TO PUSH THE WAR
WILL STAND FOR NO MENACING
England Votes Blank Check for Pay of
Officers and Men Trying
to Head off Determined
Western Newspaper Union News S-ivice.
Washington. Publication by tho
state department of the texts of tho
notes sent Wednesday to Great
Britain and Germany, respectively, re
vealed that both countries had been
wnrned in most emphatic terms against
menacing tho vessels or lives of Amer
ican citizens traversing tho recently
proclaimed Bca zones of war Ger
many was advised- that tho United
States "would bo constrained to hold
tho Imperial government to a strict ac
countability" for such acts of its naval
authorities as might result in the de
struction of American vessels, or the
loss ot American lives, and that If
"such a deplorable situation should
arlso." tho American government
would "tako steps It might bo neces
sary to tako to safeguard American
lives and property."
To Head Off Filibuster.
Washington. A compromise propo
sal designed to evtrlcate itho adminis
tration ship purchaao bill from tho
deadlock which has blocked Its pas
sage In tho senate and to avert an ex
tra session, has been put forward by
house democrats through Representa
tive Kltchln of North Carolina, chosen
majority leader In tho house. Tho nnw
plan, which proposes tho passage of
tho shipping bill as a temporary emer
gency measure, was doveloped while
the Bonnto marked tlmo with both op
ponents nnd supporters of tho measure
sparring for advantage. An adjourn
ment of tho senato advanced tho plans
of tho democratic leaders to force a
cloture rulo that would end tho de
MONEY TO PUSH THE WAR.
England Votei Blank Check for -Pay
of Officers and Men.
London. After two days' debate,
during which mnny matters In connec
tion with tho war were discussed, tho
house of commons passed without di
vision tho army estimates for 3,000,000
men, excluslvo of Indians, and also by
"a token" vote provided for tho pay
of tho ofllcerB and men. By this vote
tho government will recelvo a blank
check for this purpose Replying to
points raised by mombcrB of tho houso
Hnrold J. Tennant, parliamentary
under secretary for the war. said that
in caso of a raid on England General
Ian Hamilton was In command of a
mobile forco which was ready to go
anywhere nt any tlmo.
Loaded for Legislative Bills.
Lincoln, Neb. Delegates represent
ing twenty cities and towns of the
stato attended tho opening session ot
tho sixth annual convention of tho
Loaguo of Nebraska Municipalities.
Tho delegates gathered early, because
they are loadod to tho brim for bills
in tho legislature which they consider
vitally affect home rulo In Nebraska.
Still Pursuing Rev. Patmont.
Omaha, Neb. Chicago detectives
sent hero to catch tho Rov. Louis R.
Patmont, wanted on a charge of set
ting fire to an over-insured church at
Newark, N. J., and accused of ."faking"
two sonsatlonal kidnaplngfl, which
gained his national notoriety, havo
given up the search and returned. Pat
mont was hero, tried to arrange to
give a temporanco lecture, nnd left tho
city JiiBt In ttmo to eludo tho officers
sent after him. Tho chase is still un
Ask Government to Take Charge.
Washington Representatives of the
wnter-uaers trl-stato ditch aro In Wash
ington urging that the government
tako rhargo of tho project. 0. L.
Hhumway of Scottsbluff and C. II.
Craft an attorney, had a conforoneo
with the director of reclamation ser
vlco relative to tho matter. They rep
resent wtor libera qi tho project,
which comprises iM.000 acres In Scotts
Bluff and Morrill counties. No de
cision was ro.ichcd, tho purpose being
merely to put tho matfer before tho
fLT . 1
Our Papulation at 100,000,000.
PRESIDENT SENDS AN ENVOY TO
Increasing Prices Make Advance Im
perative Among English Labor
era Extra Session Seems
Western Newspaper Union News Service,
Washington. Duval West, former
United States district attorney nt San
Antonio, Tex., has been selected to go
to Mexico as tho personal representa
tive of President Wilson. Tho mis-
slon is similar to that of Paul Fuller,
who some tlmo ago conferred with tho
various leaders and returned to thlH
country with his reports. Mr. West
carries no written instructions, but is
commissioned to mnko general In
quiries Into the conditions, interview
tho principal loaders,! including Car
ranza, Villa nnd Zapata, and make
clear to them tho position of the
United States government with 're
spect to the protection of foreigners
and their interests.
Longest Continuous Session In History
Washington. Republican and demo
cratic senators who oppose tho gov
ernment ship purchase bill, aided by
Senator Norrls and Kenyon, progres
sive republicans, who have stood by
the bill, forced nn adjournment
Wednesday night ot the longest con
tinuous session In tho history of the
senate, and made more uncertain than
ever tho fatO Of tho mnnmirn which
tho administration has so urgently
pressed upon congress. Upon tho ad
journment, after fifty-four hours and
eleven minutes of continuous debate,
loading members of both houses of
congress conceded that an extra ses
sion to be called soon after March 4
DEMANDS FOR BETTER WAGES.
Increased Prices Make Advance Nee
eisary In London.
London. The Increase In prices
brought about by the war Is resulting
in unrest among the laboring classes
and In widespread demands for better
wages. The problem Is complicated
by the scarcity of labor in some trades,
duo in part to the number of men who
have joined the nrmy.
Railway men in all parts of England
havo passed resolutions urging their
union olflclnls to make demands nt
once for an Incrcnse in wages. The
branches at three important railway
centers have gono bo far as to direct
their committees to give tho required
six weeks' notice of the termination of
thoir contract with the companies,
nnd to nsk for new contracts nt an
Increaso of $1.26 a week for all grades
of railway workers.
Germans Evacuate Lodz.
Paris. Tho evacuation of Lodz by
tho Germans has been confirmed, ac
cording to a Petrograd dispatch to tho
Havas News agency, which stnteB that
stores, offices, commisslarat nnd trans
ports nre being removed hastily to Ka
Hsz. x A refugee who escaped to Czen
Btochowa. the dispatch credits with the
statement that the Germans havo re
sumed with redoubled vigor the con
struction of heavily fortified linn
which was suspended six weeks ago.
Found Dead In Each Other Arms.
Lincoln, Neb. Locked in each
other's arms, Walter T. Scott and his
wife, Jennoy, went down Into death
valley together at their home hero.
Their bodies wero found by tho police
nfter n letter to nn absent nephew
ajpd been opened by n clerk at the
store where the latter worked. Strych
nlno wns employed. ' Mrs. Scott was
the daughter of Mrs. Jonnlo Adams of
Omaha, who brought her to Tabltha
home here when she was a small
child and who never roturncd to claim
Quarantine Against Cattle Shipments.
Omaha, Neb. Fearing n spread of
tho foot and mouth disease to tho
herds of this stato, the Nobraska llvo
Htock sanitary board has Issued a
stringent quarantine against cattle
shlpmohts from every stato cast of
the Missouri river, Missouri, Kansas
South Dakota ami a number ot other
6tutes. Tho quarantino went into ef
fect February 10 nnd will contlnuo in
force, for thirty days, but does qot np- j
ply to cattle for Immediato slaughter.
HAS NO PARALLEL IN HISTORY
War Reduces Belgian Population
600,000 Recommends Immedi
ate Embargo on Whett
Western Newspaper Union News Service
Washington. Gen. Venustinno Car
ranza, as first chief of the constitu
tionalist army, has notified the world
that all communications to his gov
ernment from outsido sources must
pass thtough him. If directed to any
general, ho said, they must bo re
ferred to him nnyhow. Cnrranza's de
cree renched Washington through
Rafael Zubnran Capmany, his minis
ter of tho Interior, who telegraphed it
to Ellseo Arredondo, Carrnnza's local
Tho order apparently will mako It
Imposslblo for diplomatic representa
tives of foreign governments to deal
with tho Cnrranza government except
by going to Vera Cruz, which they
hnvo been unwilling to do lest such
action be construed nB formal recog
Recommends Embargo on Wheat.
New York. An Immediato embargo
on the exportation of wheat, as a pre
ventive of further Increaso in tho
prlco of bread, Is recommended for
consideration by tho federal govern
ment in the report of Mnyor Mitchel's
food commlttco, submitted by George
W. Perkins, tho chairman. The opin
ion Is expressed In tho report that If
wheat continues to bo exported nt the
present abnormal rato tho prlco of
bread will go much higher.
Enforced Inactivity of Belgium's
Seven Million People Makes
Now York. Belgium's population
has been reduced by about 600,000 as
a result of the war and her condition
presents a situation without parallel
In history, says a report issued by tbo
Rockefeller foundation from Its war
relief commission, sent to Investigate
tho effects of tho war upon non-combatants.
It is tho first report from
this commission, which went to Bel
gium last November.
Germany Recognizes Protest.
Berlin, via London. Tho Gorman
foreign office, nfter studying the
American note respecting tho declara
tion by Germany of a war zone in the
waters around Great Britain and Ire
land, states that the terms aro much
friendlier than previously had been
expected by reason of tho Incomplete
newspaper dispatches published here.
Tho foreign office hnd not anticipated
that the United States would accept
the German position without objec
tions, and it even recognizes that from
the American standpoint certain ot
tho points raised aro quite justified.
Fannie Crosby, Song Writer, Dead.
Bridgeport, Conn. Fannie Crosby,
blind and a famous hymn writer, is
dead at her homo hero. She was
ninety-five years old. Fannlo Crosby
contributed morethan eight thousand
hymns to tho protestant church. Sho
signed her work by over two hundred
pen names, because her publishers
wished to make It appear as though
there were other writers in the field,
fler hymnB were translated in prac
tically every language. She had been
blind from infancy.
Oldest Veteran Dead.
London. Edward Monroe, aged 106
years, said to bo tho oldest veteran of
tho American civil war, was hurled In
London Saturday. The American em
bassy and tho consulate were repre
sented at Mr. Monroe's funeral, which
was held under tho direction of the
London branch of tho civil war vet
erans. Vermont Women Get Franchise.
Montpoller, Vt. Tho Vermont sen
ate has passed without debato a bill
extending tho frnnchlso to women at
town and city elections and for presi
Hardware Men Elect Officers.
Omnhn Tho following officers were
elected by tho Nebraska Retnll Hard
ware association for tho ensuing
year: President, J. J. Jennings, Goth
cnberg; vlco president, C. B. Dlchl,
Strntton; treasurer, W. C. Klein, Mil
ford; secretary, Nathan Roberts. Lin
coln; directors, George W. Holno,
Hooper; J. B. Thomas, Lyons; L. A.
Hlggins. Harvnrd, and F. E. Lahr, Lin
coln. William Klnzel of Wlsner wns
selected as delegate to tho national
convention. Lincoln was selected as
next meeting place.
Army Appropriation Bill.
Washington. Tho nrmy appfoprla
tlon bill, as reportod by tho senate
military nffalra committee, carries
1102.928,875, a not increase of $1,873.- '
or.9 over tho bill passed by tho houso.
Estimates of tho war department
called for $104,209,000. Tho sonata
committee struck out tho $50,000 pro
vision of tho hous'e bill for the pur
chase of armored motor cars, substi
tuting a $25,000 appropriation for tho
testing of uirlous types of such ma
r ?Hr M&tf
Having for years been af
flicted with Catarrh of the
Head I was finally induced
to try Peruna. It effected
a cure. I thinfc Peruna the
best tonic ever put on sale.
Their Pleasant Chat.
Weary, nnd rimelllng of smoke, llttlo
Mr. Trimmer arrived home to find nn
unusually taBty dinner waiting for
him. To add to his joy his bctte.- and
larger half wns in tho best of good
They did not speak much during tho
meal, merely beaming pleasantly on
ench other. Afterward Trimmer roso
nnd took his accustomed easy chair
nnd tho evening paper, feeling thor
oughly contented with llfo and tho
world at large.
To his surprise, his wife drew a baa
sock up and sat down on tho floor be
"John, dear," sho said softly, "1'vo
got a whole lot of things I want to talk
to you about before bedtime."
"Havo you really, old glrir ho an
swered, laying down his paper. "Now
that is nice thnt's really rery nice!"
"How good you nrd to mo, John,"
Bho murmured. "Why do yo think it
"Why, my dear, you generally want
to talk about n lot of things you
haven't got." London Answers.
TAKE A GLASS OF SALTS
WHEN BLADDER BOTHERS;
Harmless to Flush Kidneys and Neu
tralize Irritating Acids Splendid
for the System.
Kidney and Bladder weakness result
from uric acid, Bays a noted authority.
Tho kidneys filter this acid from tho
blood and pass It on to tho bladder,
where It often remains to Irritate and
Inflamo, causing a burning, scalding;
sensation, or betting up as irritation
at tho neck of tho bladder, obliging
you to Beck relief two or thrco times
during tho night. Tho sufferer is in
constant dread, tho water passes
Bometimes with a scalding seasatioa
and is very profuse; again, there la
difficulty in avoiding it
Bladder weakness, most folks coll
It, because they can't control Urina
tion. Whilo It is extremely annoying;
and sometimes very painful, this la
really one of the most siraplo ailment
to overcome. Got about four ounces
of Jad Salts from your pharmacist and
tako a tablespoonful In a glass of
water beforo breakfast, contlnuo this
for two or three days. This will neu
tralize tho acids In tho urlno bo it no
longer Is a sourco of Irritation to the
bladder and urinary organs which tbea
act normally again.
Jad Salts Is Inexpensive, harmless,
and is mado from tho acid of grapes
and lemon juice, combined with llthla,
and Is used by thousands of folks who
are subject to urinary disorders caused
by uric acid irritation. Jad Salts Is
splendid for kldnoys and causes no
bad effects whatever.
Hero you havo a pleasant, efferves
cent fithta-water drink, which quickly
relieves bladdor trouble. Adv. j
When Women Maoe Laws.
At a recent banquet ot tho Aaoient Or
der of Hibernians in Mobile, Ala., Mrs.
E. Henry Rufiin said that equal suf
frage was an ancient right gfven to
tho womon of Ireland, who had full
Buffrngo in tho time of St. Patrick. At
each meeting of parliament H waB loft
to tho women to dccldo upon the laws
affecting, the llfo of the family, and
some of these laws are our inheritance
today, Bho says. Under tho direction
ot St. Bridget and n thousand nuns
tho ancient Brehen laws of Ireland
wero gathorod together, amended and
A man may boast of his ancestors
becauso ho has nothing t look for
Is a real dook and
savintf she will use
Van Houten's Rona
Cocoa not choco
late in cooking,
roaay large can
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