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    The Omaha Daily Bee
makes the wheels of business
ro round smoothly and pro
tects them Against blowouts.
On Tram and at
Sottl Hawa Stands, So
Crowd Driven from Shon Ob.a at
Depew by Company of New
York Militia.
One Man Wounded and is Taken
Away by Companions.
Motormcn Refuse to Move Cars
After Soldiers on Board.
Motormen "Who Refuse to Handle
Cam Cnrrylnv aillltia Are Dis
charged Union Officer
Demand Reinstatement.
DBrBW, N. Y March 2L Dcpcw was
an armed camp today, the Seventy-fourth
regiment of militia having been ordered
out ut tlio request of Sheriff Decker,
whoso force was unable to handle riot
ing strikers at the Gould Coupler works
A. special train which was held up yes
terday, came through from Buffalo to tho
plant today under military protection.
One man was killed and several wero in
jured yesterday.
Groups of tho strikers and sympathizers
gathered near tho main entrance of tho
coupler works today, but dispersed when
ordered to leave by tho officer In charge.
They quickly reassembled at another
entrance. There Company D had to use
bayonets freely beforo the crowd would
scatter. One man was wounded. Ho was
taken away by his companions.
The departure of the first battalion of
tho militia from Buffalo, was deplaycd
half an hour becauso of tho refusal of
tho motormen, acting- under orders from
their union, to move tho street cars after
the soldiers went on board.
Major Kemp ordered the motormen to
leave their controllers on tho cars. All
but ono did so. Ho was promptly
knocked down with the butt of a rifle.
The cars were then manned by super
visors of the street railway company.
The street car men who deserted tho
cars were suspended. Tho union de
manded their reinstatement and rumors
of a street railway strike were current
Traction Kmployes May Strike.
BUFFALO, March 24,-The refusal of
International Railway company employes
to move street cars carrying national
guardsmtm created a sharp issue today
between, the company and the Amalga
mated Association of. Street and -Electrio
Railway Employes. President B. C. Con
nette of the International confirmed the
action, of the supervisors In suspending
motormen and conductors comprising the
crew of the six cars.
When this word reached the headquar
ters of tho street car men. a call was at
once Issued for a meeting of tho griev
ance committee and it was announced by
President C. F. Conroy, of the local union,
that a formal demand would be made for
the reinstatement of the men.
"When these cars were turned over to
the national guard our men were no
longer required to run them," said Presi
dent Conray. "Their suspension Is con
trary to our agreement wjth the Inter
national and we shall demand their re
instatement and back up that demand
with all the resources of our association.
Ono of the men was knocked down by a
soldier because he would not give up his
controller." ,
JOLIET, 111., March 24. After escaping
, from the Illinois penitentiary and spend
ing a night riding over Chicago boule
vards in AVarden Allen's automobile,
'Edward Smith and James McGee, serving
life sentences, today returned to prison
The men said they carefully planned the
escape and Intended to abandon the
automobile in, Chicago. They said they
later thought their escape. might Inter
fere with the good treatment accorded
other honor prisoners and decided to re
turn. The Weather
Forecast till 7 p. m. Wednesday:
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Unsettled tonight and Wednesday, with
posuibly rain; colder Wednesday.
Temperature at oiunim Yesterday.
Hours. DcK.
6 a. m.
6 a. m.
7 a. m.
8 a. m.
9 a. m.
10 a. m 48
11 a. m 51
12 m E6
1 p. m.
2 p. m..
3 p. m..
4 p. m..
6 p. m.
6 p. m.
7 p. m..
8 p. m.
Comparative Local Record.
1911 1813. 1912. 1911.
Highest yesterday 61 38 25
Lcweat yesterday...... 34 27 22 .S3
.Mean temperature 4 32 28 .W
Precipitation T .00 .00 .to
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Normal temperature ,,,,, 44
IHxcess for the day , g
Total excess since March 1 !i
Normal precipitation...,..., OS inch
Deficiency for the day 05 inch
Precipitation since March 1.. .15 Inch
Deficiency since March 1...... .82 Inch
Excess for cor. period, 1913... 1.S4 Inches
Excess for cor. period. 1912... 1.47 Inches
Report from Station at 7 P. It.
Station and State Temp. High- Rain-
ot w earner. 1 p.m.
Cheyenne, partly cloudy.SS
Davenport, cloudy XA
Denver, partly cloudy... 44
Des Moines, cloudy 63
VJodgo City, cloudy 58
North Platte, clear 52
Pmaha, rain 58
3ueblo. partly cloudy... 54
Rapid City, cloudy 30
tloux City, cloudy 56
Valentine, cloudy. 32
est. fall.
SS .00
02 .00
W .00
or, T
74 .00
58 T
til T
M .00
33 .01
53 .00
43 .02
'"T" Indicates trace of precipitation.
L. A. T.'ELSli, Local Forecaster
Husband Ordered to Pay Wife
Twenty-Five Thousand.
Custody of Daughter Daring Greater
Portion of Time Goea to Mother
Tliomth She Is to Visit
A decree of divorce from Mrs. Katherlne
R. J, Bdholm, prominent society and club
woman, was given to Albert Bdholm,
wealthy Jeweler.
Mrs. Bdholm to receive- 123,000 alimony
and $00 per month for support of their
daughter until she Is 18 years of age.
Custody of minor daughter awarded to
Mrs. Bdholm.
Daughter to spend every other Satur
day afternoon and every other Sunday
with her father and cither parent to bo
free to tako tho child to his or her
respective church.
Mrs. Bdholm to have all personal prop
erty with exception of his personal ef
fects. Court costs and her own attorneys'
fees to bo paid .by Mrs. Bdholm.
Theso wcro tho findings of District
Judge Sutton in a decision rendered yes-
torday afternoon ot trio Edholm divorco
case, a suit which had occupied tho at
tention of the court for many wcoks. A
number of Important Issues were in
volved In tho case, among which In addi
tion to the decreo and tho property rights
Involved was tho veracity under oath ot
Mr. Edholm, who was accused by Attor
ney Clinton Bromo of "lying." Judge
Sutton said he believed Mr. Edholm's tes
timony, but that he had not considered
hcr's so valuable on account of a tendency
on her part to quibble.
"Decision of a divorce case," said Judge
Sutton, is ono of the most disagreeable
tasks whteh the courts encounter becauso
it is necessary to pass on tho motives
and actions of persons In their homo llfo.
I am glad, however, that in this case
there are no charges of immorality.
Wife Predominated.
"One noticeable featuro about the mar
ried life of Mr. and Mrs. Bdholm is that
at all times he was overshadowed by her
and had "little to do with deciding ques
tions which might arise In the household.
That fact has been taken ltito consider
ation. "Mrs, Bdholm failed to substantiate her
charge that her husband had failed to
allow her enough mory for the support
of the household. According to the evi
dence ho spent in this manner from 12,300
to $2,400 a year. Refusal by a man to
spend all his wife wants him to does not
constitute cruelty so long as ho expends
enough to maintain his family in comfort
in their proper station in life.
"The defendant alleged as a specific
act of cruelty that tho plaintiff did not
apologiio to her for breaking a bottlo of
bayrum. The court is of tho opinion
that he need not apologize for breaking
a fragile article In the household any
more than she need apologise to him It
sho happen tobrcakr'a dish- The ,?olttf is
amo or the opinion that Mr. Bdholm's
assortion to his daughter that she should
not think she was sick was not cruelty
on his part. Tho statement was a part
of his religion and is not an uncommon
plea in tho sick room in 'any case.
Wife's Actions Crncl.
"The plaintiff alleges that tho defend
ant has been guilty of cruelty in the
manner In which she has dealt with
Christian Science, which he has adopted
as his religion. There is ample evidence
that she encouraged him to take up
Christian Science and her actions in de
stroying and marking up his books and
publications, and In ridiculing his re
ligion appear to the court to constitute
"With regard to Mr, Edholm's evidenco
concerning personal attacks alleged to
have been made upon him by his wlfo,
his testimony made a strong impression
on tho court, while hers is not consid
ered so valuable because of her tendoncy
to quibble, as when sho said she might
have kicked or struck him, but only in
fun or plsy.
"Mrs. Hlbbard, the mold, an excellent
witness for tho defense, testified, how
ever, on cross-examination that the only
occasion on which she heard the plaintiff
or defendant speak above on ordinary
tone of voice was when she heard Mr.
Bdholm say, 'Don't kick me any morel'
after she had hurried angrily upstairs.
It seems to the court that his charge of
cruelty was sustained by the plaintiff."
Judgo Sutton estimated that Mr. Bd
holm was worth $110,000, fixing the value
ot his store if it were to be sold imme
diately 'for cash at $15,000 and that of
his other property at $65,000.
Following the decision attorneys for
Mrs. Bdholm asked the court to alloty
the customary for,ty days for preparations
for an appeal. It was said, howover,
that it was not certain that an appeal
would be taken.
John R. Ellis, Former
Pastor, Is Suspended
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. March 2i.-The
Rev. John R. Ellis, former pastor of the
First Presbyterian church at Blooming
ton, Ind., has been suspended as a min
ister of the church In the United States
by a commission of the Indiana Presby
ter)', It was announced today. He was
found guilty of charges which concerned
a number of women of Bloomlngton.
Neither the names of the women nor the
exact nature of the charges were mado
In the verdict the committee recom
mended that Mr. Ellis spend a year In
recuperating out of doors, Indicating that
It was the commission's opinion that Mr.
Ellis was guilty of such conduct as might
be caused by a nervous or mental col
lapse. After the charges were filed Mr. Ellis
resigned his pastorate and spent several
weeks In a New York sanatorium. Ho
denied the charges.
It was said Mr, Bills would appeal to
the synod.
SHATTLB. Wash., March 24. The site
of Dyes, Alaska, which in the days ot
the Klondyke boom had a population of
20,000, has been filed on as farming land
by three homesteaders. One is an In
dian woman, and another a young men
who Is founding a fox ranch.
Lrmy Never
rest Intention
Their Plan to Put Up Appearance
qi Belligerency.
Nationalist Chief Says Issue Now
Wider Than Home Rule.
Irish lender Hectares Mensnrc Will
lie Proceeded vrlth Until It
Is Made a
LONDON, March 21. "The Ulster
Orongo plot has been revealed," John B.
Redmond, the leader ot the Irish na
tionalist party, said In a statement today
to tho Associated Press.
"Sir Edward Carson." ho said, "and his
army have nbt and never had tho slsht
est Intention of fighting. As a. fighting
foroo against the regular troops they
could not hold out for a week.
"Tho plan was to put up tho appear
anco of a fight and then by society in
fluences seduce the officers of the Brit
ish army. By this means they Intended
to Intimidate the government and to de
feat tho will ot the British people. Tio
action of tho commanders of some of the
crack cavalry regiments officered l
arlstocrats has fully disclosed the plan
ot the campaign.
Tho Issue now raised is a wider ono
oven than home rulo for Ireland, It is
whether a democratic government Is to
be brow-beaten and dictated to by the
drawing rooms of London and by that
soctlon of officers of tho British army
who are aristocrats and violent toty
"Tho cause ot Irish freedom has In
this fight become the cause of popular
freedom av. i ordered liberty throughout
the world. It Is Impossible to doubt what
tho result ot such a fight will be,.
"The scconTJ reading ot the homo rulj
bill will bo taken Monday and the bllT
will bo proceeded with until it finds its
place on the statute books."
Mother Jones Will
Stay in Walsenburg
Jail for the Present
WAVSENBURG, Cola, March 24.
"Mother" Mary Jones, confined as a
.nllHa.v nrl,nn,f In thn COUntV tall here.
will domain, where she. is unless freed-
oy TI10 couri or reieaaeu upon
to leavo the atrial zone, according to
Adjutant General John Chose. General
Chase, who arrived from Denver, in
spected the quarters where tho fiS-year-old
Hk leader is lodged. Before departing
for. Trinidad later In tho day, he In
structed Colonel VerdecHoerg 10 again
visit "Mother"' Jones and Inform her that
sho would bo set at liberty at any tlmo
that sho would agree to stay out of the
strike district
General Chaso declared that the hos
pital ward of tho county Jail, whero Mrs.
Jones Is Imprisoned, Is as clean and com
fortable as any quarters available hero
for the purpose.
Tho prisoner and officers of the United
Mine Workers of America sought to have
"Mother Jones removed to a hotel pend
ing action by the courts on the proposed
habeas corpus.
Municipal Saloon
Pays Big Dividend
PIERRE, S. D., March 24. (Special.)
Over $10,000 clear profit for less than a
year of operation is tho report of the
citizen's commltteo of Sisseton, which
has charge of the financial management
of the only saloon allowed in the place.
When the town voted wet lost spring
after several years of "drouth" the man
ner of handling the traffio was turned
over to a committee, which hired a man
ager for the-saloon allowed, paying him
a salary of $1,800 a year and hiring all
help needed. All surplus funds wero to
bo equally divided between the funds of
the municipality and a special good roads
fund, and each has Just received $4,000,
the balance being held as an operating
fund. With no expense ot fitting up for
business, and initial purchase of stock
for the next year, the managers estimate
the net returns at about $17,000. Several
years ago Sisseton. started the good roads
movement for highways into that place
by merchants paying their estimated ex
penses for calendars into a road fund,
and that movement has kept to the front
from that time on, which Is the basis
for paying half the saloon profits Into
the road fund.
Fewer Unemployed
Mechanics in Gotham
NEW YORK, March 24.-Roswell D.
Tomlclns, secretary of the- United Board
of Business Agents of tho union in the
building trades, in a report made public
today, said that the number of unem
ployed mechanics In this city had de
creased In the last rive or six weeks. Be
tween flvo and six weeks ago, he said,
there were aboot 70,000 building mechanics
Idle, and at present the number Is about
50,000. With Improving weather conditions,
it Is stated, another 10.000 of these unem
ployed men will be at work In the next
few days.
PARIS March S4.-Fitteen ringleaders
among the wosnen prisoners In the St
Lazore penitentiary who protested against
special privileges accorded to Mme. Call
laux, were placed In isolation cells today
as a punishment
Mme. Caillaux, who appeared In a con
dition of extreme fatigue, called Impa
tiently for her husband, the former minis
ter of finance. When he arrived at the
Jail, a long conference ensued.
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Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
Lincoln is myu OITY"
Carson Says He Bought Cigarettes,
Whisky and Drugs There.
Anti-Saloon I.enBue Man Says lie In
(lathering Hvidence for Suit
Which Ha Will File to Unit
Chief of Police.
"I've bought cigarettes, whiskey, co
caine, morphine, laudanum and .moat
everything that It is against the law to
sell, during the- last week InfWnobln.t'-
Boia Hupcrintenacnt i 'Corada'of the
Nebraska Antl-Saloori league in Omaha
Tuesday. "I ahi piling up some of these
things simply as. further ovidonce to bo
used In the cases I have started down
there, and what's more, I may start a
few fresh cases besides."
Superintendent Carson, says he is not
pushing these cases so 'much to punish
anyone who la violating thoSo laws, aa
he Is to demonstrate to the people of
Lincoln that these things aro going on
right under their noses all tho time In
spite of their cry of a "'holy city," anl
that the town is in a sense, ."wfdo open"
under tho regime of Chief of Police Jim
Mai one.
It Is Malone that Carson Is seeking to
remove from office and ho say.? the evi
dence ot illegal traffic In ll'iu.T, and
other Iniquities he is gathering, is all
to this end. Carson says that while tho
city commission In Lincoln refused to
take any action for the removal of Ma
lone on the showing made -by Carson
In tho information he filed, he personally
intends to start suit In district court to
remove him.
Parents of "Mystery
Baby" Believed Live
in a Nebraska Town
DENVER. March 24.-Special Tele
gram.) Patrolman Horkins of Capitol
Hill substation believes he has solved the
identity of the "mystery baby" deposited
Friday night on the doorstep at the home
of George Qano. S4 East Colfax avenue,
and doclared the parents have gone to
Central City. Neb.
The alleged parents of the Infant came
to Denver several weeks ago and re
mained here ten days after the accouch
ment Patrolman Horkins claims, also
that they departed on a train which left
Denver within a half hour after the infant
was found on the Qnno doorstep. The
little one Is now In the care of Mrs,
Roberts of 1376 Pearl street, whose hus
band found the waif.
According to Mrs. Anna McBrlde, who
resides with Mrs. M. P. Morrill, the
child's parents are Walter Pease and his
wife, Gladys, who supposedly left Friday
night for their home Jn Central City, Neb.
Mrs. Morrill, who attended the child last
week has Identified It by a shawl which
she wrapped around its feet.
ABULAND, Neb., March 24.-(rpeclal
Telegram.) The largest attended city
caucus in years tonight nominated
Thomas V. Dalley, Burlington station
agent, and present First ward council
man, for mayor over II. A. Wlggenhorn,
present mayor, by a majority of thirty
two votes. Following is the remalndor
ot the ticket:
X B. Lachapell for elty clerk; E, A.
Wlggenhorn for city treasurer, renomi
nated without opposition: J. J. Gorman,
nominated over Oscar Hoffman, E. J.
Rose and C. C Chapman for First ward
councilmen, and G. L. Scott, 'renominated
over J. li. Russell In the Second ward.
B. Q. Almy and Dr. C F. Klrkpatrick
were nominated for Board ot Education,
the opposing candidates being W. M.
Bueler and Dr. C. M. Pancoost O. It.
Scott was chairman and F, L. Carroll
secretary ot the caucus. License and
Sunday base ball will be voted on sen
arotely at the election.
Putting Him Up Against
The National Capital
Tnemlny, March Ut, 1014.
The Senate.
Senator Chamberlain Introduced a reso
lution to repeal the tolls exemptions on
Inland waterways granted by tho rivers
and harbors bill ot 18S4.
The Hoiiar.
Debate on the Panama tolls exemption
bill was again Postponed, because the
rivers and harbors appropriation bill still
was unfinished.
Woman suffragists beforo the elections,
committee endorsed a bill to permit quail-'
lied women voters to cast uaiiots at con
greeBlonnl elections.
Representative Green, before the com
merce committee spoke in favor of In
vestigating the financial affairs ot tho
Rock Island railroad system.
Decides to Transfer His Case from
Hastings .to Omaha.
Primmer Helps to Clear Up Several
Mnttrrn In Connection with Ills
Case and Thereby Saves
the It ante Money,
Decision to transfer htr, ease from the
Hastings to tho Omaha division of the
United States district' court to plead
guilty to tho charge of violating tho
national banking laws, and to start serv
ing Bcntenco at once, Is said to have been
made by Albert C. Felt tho sidf-eon-
fessod repentont wrecker of tho First
National bank of Superior, of which lie
was cashier, llo Is still In tho Douglas
county Jail as a federal prisoner, having
declined to take his llburty on bond.
His brothers, Frank B. aand Morlo J.
Felt, left Omaha late last night to ar
range the transfer stipulations with Felt's
lawyer, who lives at Red Cloud. They
say Felt will plead guilty aa soon as he
can bo arraigned in the Omaha division
ot the federal court
That Receiver Cole of the First Na
tional bank of Superior will bo able to
realize thousands of dollars on paper that
had been considered doubtful, If not
worthless, up to the time ot the volun
tary surrender ot Albert C. Felt, the ab
sconding cashier, was stated yesterday
afternoon by Attorney R. D. Sutherland
for the receiver, after he had held a
long conference with the repentant bank
wreoker. Question as to tho value ot
much of the paper held by the bank
when It closed January 9 had been raised,
some people alleging that their signatures
on notes were forgeries. With the return
of Felt, however, it is said that some of
the business men and farmers have had
a change of heart, and Felt's statements
yesterday tend further to lessen the
losses of the bank and brighten Its pros
pects, according to the lawyer for the
Clears Up Cases.
Going over many matters In detail with
Attorney Sutherland, Felt helped to clear
up cases where doubt had existed In re
gard to the bank's assets. Before re
turning to "Superior, the lawyer said;
"The receiver will be able to realize
thousands or dollars, where It may have
been in doubt before. My talk, with 31 r.
Felt was very satisfactory and product
ive of great good. I was highly pleased
over the care and anxiety with which he
went Into tho matter, and am glad to
say he seemed cheerful and Is bearing
up well In Jail.
"Ills one aim at this tlmo seems to be
to help make good the bank's resources.
Ho expressed willingness to throw light
on transactions for the benefit ot the re
ceiver and the depositors, and his evi
dence will be available In making good
tho claims of the bank about which there
Tug Sinks Ferryboat,
Fifteen Are Drowned
KOBPENICK, Germany, March 34.-Flf-teen
persons were drowned here today
uhec a tug ran Into and sank a small
ferry boat filled with woricmen and their
hen to lajr
Prof. Prosser Frye May Lose
James E. Haokett Wins.
Iilnroln Man Gels Ten Thousand
from the Kstnte of Mrs. Minnie.
Hackett Trotrbrldae, Which
Actor IS to Contest.
NEW YORK, March I4.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) The first move to vfsaU the will
of the late Mrs. Minnie Hackett Trow
bridge, niece of "James K. HnckeU, the
abtorj Who left an estate ut about ii,m,
000, wflA rnnde today when objections to
tho probate were 'filed In the surrogate's
court On behalf of A. Oakley Hall of this
city, a first cousin of Mrs. Trowbridge.
Mrs. Trowbridge died on March 3 last,
and when her will was filed three days
later it was found the hclrs-ln-Uw with
the exception of Prof. Prosser Frye of
Lincoln. Neb., a second cousin, who was
left $10,000, had been disinherited. The
remalndor of tho property waa left to
friends and charity. -
Counsel representing Mr. Hackett, a
half uncle ot tho deceased, and who may
Inherit more than 31,000,000 If the will Is set
aside, and the Misses Pearl and Leona
Reohtln of Brooklyn, second cousins, also
will file objections at onco, and they have
been notified that tho Villaining heirs
will tako similar action.
In his petition Mr. Hall charges that
the wilt filed nnd dated January 9, I90S,
wat not the last will of Mrs. Trow
bridge, and that in addition she was not
In her right mind when she mado the
Numerous I.nrae lleiii-s(s, '
Other large bequests made III the con
tested document arc $100,000 to the Syra
cuse unlvcrblty; JW.OOO to Mrs. Jennie
Clancy, with tho provision that her-husband
shall have the use of none of It, and
$10,000 to tho Presbyterian hospital in this
'The other legatees are: Alice Kettletus,
Mrs. C. A. Bllnn, Elsie Frances Uateman,
Hannah Wall, Mrs. T. H. Stephens, Mrs.
L. II. Jerome and 'Laura Dennis, ,
At tho bottom of her will Mrs. Trow
bridge made this statement as to why
she cut off her heirs;
"My nearest noxt of kin Is a half
brother of my deceased father, with
whom, aa I always understood, neither
my father nor my mother had any ac
quaintance and, so far as I know, never
expressed any friendly Interest In him.
Aa for myself, I have never seen the
man. My other relatives are from my
mothor'ssJde and are stepcouslns, with
whom I have no acquaintance or Inter
est" The half brother referred to Is Mr.
Hackett. It Is said that Prof. Frye will
not Join the other relatives In contesting
the will.
Prof. Prosser Frye is connected with
the department of English at tho Uni
versity of Nebraska.
Postoffice Safe at
Iowa Falls Robbed
IOWA FALLS, la., March M.-(8pecIal
Telegram.) Tho safe In tho postoffice In
Iowa Falls waa blown open this morn-1
Ing at 2:10 and about $300 In money taken !
and about the same amount In Hemps. 1
The yeggmen picked the door n tho
lobby on tho west side and made escape
by the same door. Tho handle was
twisted from the safo and tho hole
loaded with nitroglycerin. The charge
completely wrecked the door on tho safe. 1
STUTTGART, Germany, March 24. The
body of Prof. Otto Harnack, one of three
celebrated brothers, was found la the
Neckar river today. The professor, who
was connected with the school system
here, had been missing for a month. It
Is supposed that he committed suicide
during a mental breakdown
Insurgents Finally Victorious in
Battle Fought on Mountain
side at Qomez Pftlaolo,
Hucrtistas Driven from-Strong Po
sition by Cavalry Charge.
Rebels Send Many Wounded Men to
the Rear.
General Velnseo Sallied Ont of Tor
- reon, Hnplnir tn Strike a Deci
sive lllovr lleforft Villa
neaehed Clly,
JT'AHKX, Mexico, March 4.-3ome
Palaclo was in ths hands ot the rebels "
this morning, according to Information
given out at the office ot General Chao
here, and Oenernl Ilenavldos at the head
of tha Zaragoia brtgnri was moving
against Torreon. No statement of casual
ties In the desperate street fighting In
Gomea Pnlscla lest nl slit was avaituble-
Conflrmatlon of the rebel victory In thx
latter city was received when a tele
gram from General Villa was picked up
here. It ordered that certain supplies b
sent, directly to Gomes Palaclo.
Bonavldcs Is Raid to b advancing from
tho east, after cutting tna railroad tn
Saltlllo, Htratoglata hern think that h
will be the first to enter the federal
stronghold. They believe that the bulk of
the federal foroea waa engaged at Oomex
Palaclo and that although the lat'.er re
tired they will not have tlmo nor aplrit tn
unite egalnat Uonavldes, who Is advanc
ing from a different direction,
In the fighting at Gomoe Palaclo last
night tho rebels succeeded In capturing
much of tho federal artillery on Cerm
de la Pilar, thn mountain near Gomes.
They also captured the field furniture
and bedding of tho federal commander-in-chief.
General Velnseo, who was in
personal charge of the defense ot Gomes
Many Klllra and Wonnded.
EL VERJEU Mexico, March 24,-Meet-
Ing stubborn resistance at Gomes Palaclo,
but a few miles northeast ot Torreon,
General Francisco Villa and his 32.0M
tronns of robela, fought the most bloody
battle' ot the con'tltutlonallsta' revolution
and tho rebel chieftain's march to Tor
reon, along the route ef Nich hu had
Piled vletory upon victory, was seriously
checked, ...
Today the "field hospital hern'ls crowded
wltlf wounded which lUreamed In El Ver
Jel as last as they could fin returned
from the front, Glyn emergency atten
tion hsre the seriously wounded were
hastened on to thn general hospital at
The federnl loss appeared to have been
much heavier than tha rebels' loss, but
no aeourata estimate of thnlr dead or
wounded had been learned today. Ap
parently determined to deal Gnnsral Villa,
a crushing Mow before ho actually
reached the gates of Torreon, General
Velasco sallied out of the Invested city
under cover of the groat guna on the
sides of Cerroxe de la IHlar and atrongly
Kttrrlsoned Qomen Talacln, Mads con
fident by his nnny and asy vlotorle
enrqute, General Villa heard the reports
from his scouts thnt Gnmea Palaclo was
strongly fortified and gave the orders tor
Thn guns of Cerro ds la Pilar thun
dered, The crash of volley after volley
from tho federal tranches and the an
swering roar of rebel artillery jind small
arms opened tho first strenuous engage
ment of Villa's troops and the federals,
who hoped to check the onward march of
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t V
The store-
window's story
There's a great deal of dif
ference amont; store-windows.
It hn8 boon said that the win
dow of a storo is an Index to
what is Inside.
80 it Is from the public's
point of view.
But for the retailor, his win
dow Is oven mora It is his
head salesman and Is OPPOR
TUNITY spelled In capital let
ters. Tho first opportunity Is to
show tho character and clat ot
merchandise sold.
The second is to create con
fidence by showing that the
storo Is up and doing and de
sires tho patronage ot tho
passer-by. 1
The third is to back up the
dealer's advertising. The same
things advertised In today'B
Boo should be found in tho win
dow. Many an advertisement
brings people up to a store win
dow and many a customer Is
lost because the window doesn't
complete the sale.
The fourth is to make the
store window show, every arti
cle in tho store for which, a de
mand Is being created by tho
manufacturer's newspaper ad
vertising. Thore Is hardly a dealer la
tho city who doeB not carry
some brands of merchandise
backed up by good newspaper
advertising. This advertising
by tho manufacturer can be
mado to earn profltB for every
dealer who is entor prising
enough to keep tn touch with
newspaper advertising and then
see to it that lils store -windows
properly display this merchan