Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, August 06, 1914, EXTRA Early Mail Edition, Page 2, Image 2
THK I1EK: OMATTA. TirtTTiSDAY. AUGUST i 101-1. AUGUST LINEN SALE TABLE CLOTHS $4.50 Bleached Table Cloths, $2.89 each. $6.75 Bleached Table Cloths, $4.50 each. $7.50 Bleached Table Cloths, $3.00 each. $10.00 Bleached Table Cloths, $6.89 each. . GUEST TOWELS All our 8.V II. 8. Hock Guest ToweU, 25c All oar BOe II. 8. Ilnrk GuMt Towels, 3&c, Mrh. All our flAc II. 8. Hack Guest Towrln, ROc each. ROLLER TOWELS . Ready Made flOc Holler Towel, ready made, 8fte each. esc 1 toller Towels, ready made, 60c each. EXCEPTIONAL SALE OF MEN'S SHIRTS SATURDAY See Sixteenth Street Window Display. Our Tailoring and Dressmaking Department Now open for Tall orders. The new Autumn goods spe cially purchased for this Department are in and ready for your approval. Mr. H. Ackerman, our expert designer, in charge again this season. Those who appreciate good workmanship, stylo and fit, should see the new styles and place an early order to avoid delay in delivery. . See display of new Autumn goods in our Sixteenth Street window. v FIEING OF HEAVY, . GUNS HEARD OFF COAST OF MAINE I. (Continual from Pag, On.) a short distance off the coast are the Dresden, Karlaruhe and Strsssburg. Two French, cruiser, ald to be tha Conde and tha Pea Carte, are also reported to be In tha vicinity of tha eaatbound transatlantla lane. While hoping to escape capture by tha German cruiser by Ita apeed, It wa aald tha Lualtanla'a captain had tha -, aurance of J3riUah naval authorities that ha would be met off Fire Island by the Britlah cruiser Essex and Lancaster and convoyed by them as far as Newfound- iand, where, it la reported, other British lavai vessel would accompany the liner to tha Irish coaat. Captain Dow before ailing said that hla veaset waa In fine trim and that he expected to make twenty-five knot an hour, all the way across. Tha t.usitanla slipped out to sea with only Its masthead and aide llghta show ing, it SOD paVaenger having been no tified that llghta In state room must be blanketed when tha veaael passed Am brose channel. In the pasaag way oil lamp replaced the uatial electric llghta Passenger were permitted on deck, but warned that no lights could be shown. Tha British frslght steamer Etonian, which left New Tork yesterday for Ant werp,' put back today when about alzty mllea eaat of Sandy Hook. It received word last night of the declaration of war between England and Germany and re turned to port rather than risk capture. Th, captain reported that about . o'clock last n!ght he e'ghted what be supposed waa a war vessel, Me could not make out tha vessel's identity In tha darkness. The French liner I Lorraine, bearing more than TOO French reservlata, left Its pier for France shortly before noon to day. Mm Pansy Hlggina of thla city haa had passage engaged on the Lusitanla for thla trip for tha last month. She goea to Den mark, where aha haa won a scholarship la tha National School of Dancing. While tha reports- say that the Luattanla car ded tut passengers. It haa not been learned whether Mla Hlgglne ws among that number. T we t.erataa Linere Arrive. NEW TOrtK, Aug. ..-The Hamburg. American liner. President Lincoln, from Hamburg. Boulogne and Southampton. arrived early today. When It dischargee J la pasaengera and cargo it probably will loin, the big fleet of steamer Interned la port her. .Another German liner, ahoae where about lis been veil tel. the Kaiser Wlluelr U. of, th North. German J.loyd line, ar rived safely la port at 4:10 thla morning. The usual wlrelea aignals announcing l.ls approach to port., givtn at Cape IUc or Sable Island, were lacking about tha time they should have come, and, a the Kaiser Wlthrlm waa due In port yeater- day, aome apprebenaion waa felt regard ing the at earner. With Ita arrival it waa learned that the wirelee waa purpoarly omitted becauae . of the, war equation aad that the steamer made ita way to port as secretly aa poe- sieie. ' . . . Thai Kaiser Wllhelm 11 la from Bremen. ktulharoplon and Cherbourg, with about . twenty-five cabin pastengera, maila and a valuable cargo. It left Cherbourg vvedpesdsy n.hv July 9. , 4Iyaplc Hrlaas kerurltlr NEW TORK, Aug. I.-The stcamshio Olympic which) reached It duck today, brought BUllion if dollar wort!i of American securities from London, which REAL HAND EMBROID ERED MADEIRA LUNCH CLOTHS $25.00 54-in. Round Lunch Cloths, $19.89 each. $22.50 45-in. Round Lunch Cloth:, $15.89 each. $15 00 45-in. Round Lunch Cloths, $9.75 each. REAL HAND EMBROID ERED MADEIRA SETS $8.75 Real Madeira Lunch Set, $6.00 each. $13.50 Real Madeira Lunch Set, 510.C0 each. $7.50 Real Madeira Lunch Set, $5 00 each. THE McCALL FALL , QUARTERLY With new September designs bow ready at the rattern Depart merit. Only Be per copy If you purchase a 15 pattern. ware dispatched for delivery on salea made In the day of great liquidation laat week. v , Tha value of Europe' conaignmtnfs ex pected on the Olympla and other steam hip wa estlmsted In conservative quar ter at 6,0(10,000, although tha total ales mads by cable In tha vast outpour ing of stocks had been figured at M. 000,00) at least A considerable part of tha curltte sold waa held In this city by banker and brokers for foreign account and many of the stocks and bond al ready hav gone to the buyer , Because of financial arrangement al ready made, the over-aea bundle of bond and share will be absorbed with out difficulty. . German Passenger Boat Laying Mines is Sunk hyBritish Ship IJNDON. Aug. I It wu announced officially tonight the Britlah cruiser Am- phlon ha sunk tho Hamburg-American Una ateamer Koenigln Luis, which had been fitted out for mine laying. A message received here this afternoon from Guernaey, . Channel laland. aay that a French gunboat, towing a large German ateamer, anchored In the road- atead under tha gun of th caatl. NEW TORK, Aug. (.-The Koenigln Lulae, according to Hamburg-American line officials her, waa a (mail passenger hip of J.ono ton register, whloh for aev eral yea re has been la aervloe from Ham. burg to tha aummer reaorta on tha Ger man coaat. It carried a crew of about thirty. When lgt heard from It waa In Hamburg. ALGIERS (Via London), Aug. &. Au- thentia confirmation of the report of the destruction of the German cruiser Pan ther and of the capture of the German crulaera Ooebea and Breslau reached here today. . 4 ,.et)!t !i, v.v.v.v -. trr-".r.-y..-.---;..;. .oyAVAW jV ' fK ft' )!' . u 4 m , f;rn irocp. made up of th bMt-lr&lnf tinning n i in U vortd. MPerU iy. wtrt mat at tha Prmh borJer thvr a.ttampta4 to croaa it with auoh firca fir that thy ratrtatad in 4aordr. TUU la tha typa af man that took part In tha flfhung k PRESIDENT OFFERS SERYICES Send i Menage to Foreign Monarchi in Intereit of Peace. WOULD ACT AS MEDIATOR Am liltfj la On f the Blara. era ml Tfcei Treaty, Fres- Idrat Wlleoa Praffrre Mia eod Offices. WASHINGTON, AU(. ..-President Wil son hu offartd hla good officii to all tha liuropean power Involved In tha wax. Tha president haa sent tha following """Is la Emperor William, Kmpei-or Nlcholaa, Emperor Francla Joeeph, Preal dent rolnoalre and King ain: "A a official head of one of tha power signatory to Tho Hague convention. I I feel It to b my privilege and my duty under Article III of that convention to aay to you In a apliit of moat earnest friend ship that t ahould welcome an opportunity to act In tha Intareat of Kuropean pear, either now or any other time that might be thought more aultable, a ao oocaalon to aerva you and all concerned In a way that would afford m lasting cauaa for gratitude and happlnee. (Signed) "WOOD riOW WILSON." Forwarded Throagh Kmbaaalea. The proffer of good offloea waa for warded by Secretary Bryan to tha Amerl. can embaaale In te nation Involved and through them transmitted, to tha govern ment. It waa ald at tha Whit, House that no Intimation had been" received, that auch an offer would bo favorably received. Prealdent Wllaon took tha poaltlon that tha European war waa to atupendoua and that it effect on 'tha entire world waa liable to be ao laatlng that the United States a ona of the few large neutral power, could not do otherwise than at least offer to be the mean for bringing about peace. The proffer of good office waa not aent to the government of Kervla and Montenegro becauae thoee countrlee are not partlea to the Hague convention. Herretary Bryan haa called a confer enca of repreaentatlvea of all the European powera for lata today, when It la believed message will be delivered upplementary to thoae of Prealdent Wll on. urging an acceptance of the tender of good office. . Moat of tha diplomat are away at sum- mer embastiea, but all are expected back Boon. Some are In Washington and other are expected to return In reiponaa to the call. Japan lfoaee for Mediation. TOKIO, Japan, Aug.. 8. Tha Japaneae premier, Count Okuma In an interview today expressed hla regret that tha United State had not been able to mediate In the European conflict, which If it continue ha aald, mean the de struction of weatern civilisation. Japan, he oontlnued, would have been happy to join tha United State In mediation but It poaalble participation In tha war as an ally of Great Britain mad It an 1 11 Urea ted party. The premier said the Japan, If It were compelled reluctantly to Intervene, would protect the British colonies, buff under no circumstance would It send a fleet or an army to Europe. Stranded Americans - Buy Steamship to " Bring Them Home LONDON, Aug. 5.-A ayndicata of stranded American headed by Orant e-i,Iuh Browne of New Tork, combining bualnesa with philanthropy, have pur chased the Britlah 'steamer Viking for the repatriation of their countrymen at tho price of 1DO0 fo reach berth. The syndicate today obtained the per mission of the British government for the veaael to aall on Monday from Liverpool on ita ftnt trip. It is understood th Viking will fly tha btara and Stripea. It Is to make a many tripe poaalble. Among tha 240 cabin passengers ant1 1.000 Americans going In ths steerage on board tha Philadelphia sailing today are many wealthy person. Enormous pre mium were offered for ticket. -On peculator offered Charles Aldrich and family of Cleveland $1,000 for their room or 1300 If they allowed him to travel with them. Martin Vogel, United States sub treasurer at New York, and hi bride were among the paeeengera. They aald they were in Berlin five daye and "tha German were parading tha atreeta aa though celebrating victory." Later on they passed through Pari, where they aid "the contrast was marvelous. The atmosphere was quiet, but tense." Martial Law is Declared in Holland THE HAGUE, Aug. B -Martial law haa been declared in all parts of Holland. It la officially announced that up to the present t'me tho German hav not vio lated the Dutch frontier. Let The Bee get you a good Jos. "Sit atioris Wanted" ad are free. German Troops on Their Way to AVAVWA.VeWAW GERMAN FORCES ARE COMPLETELY R0UTEDAT LIEGE (Continued from Pair One.) the Keiglan troops checked the advance of the German. Belgian reoonnolterlng parties located three German army corps, the Tnlh army corpa at Eyeden, the Seventh army corps. tD.OW strong at Vervlera, and the Sixth army corps In another locality not named. The Tenth German army corpa la operating along tha northern line, and finding unexpected resistance, moved further northward. Invading Dutch terri tory at. Tlllburg and crossing; the Meuse at Ey1en. An army erf 1,00 German was marching today on J-lege, where a general attack Is exrected tomorrow. A German officer taken prisoner by the Belglana said he was amazed at the re sistance offered to the German advance. The Germane had been given to under stand at Berlin that they would not be opposed In Belgium. A German military aviator was killed today. nt'LI-KTlW. FRUfiSHHA Via. London, lug. Belgian minister of war in an 6.VTh Official atatement today, satd: "Tha Belgians are aucoeaafulty combat ting tha German Invasion. - The Belgian losses are trifling compared with, those of tha German" BUIXKTI.T. ' " V LIBGK, Belgium, Auf. I. The capture of the Belgian frontier ' town of Viae was effected by German troop after, an en gagement' lasting- aeveral hour. It la Luted that the victor set . fire to the town, killing thoae of tha population, who reflated them. Tha town of Argentcaii Is also In flames. ...One hundred thousand German are reported to be marching on Lleze. . . , . . BlLLKTI. BRUSSELS, Aujf. 6. The government states that the German troop continuing their march were today In the neighbor hood of Fleron, near Liege. "They were out of range of the forts and evidently wishing to reach the French department of Meuee by following, the course of the river Meuse. BULLETIN. BRUSSELS, Aug. 6. The Belgian Of ficial Oaxette 'announce today that the entire' Seventh and Tenth German army corpa have Invaded the Belgian province ot Liege and have reached the vicinity of Herve, Peplnster and ' Reraouohamp. The German artillery bombarded Rome mall forts In their' advance. BULLETIN. PARIS, Aug. It Is reported from Montbellard, In the department of Doubs, that the German have violated the neutrality of Swltserland. BULLETIN. ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 5.-Ruslan troop have established contact' with the enemy along the greater part of the iRuaao-German frontier in northeastern Prussia. The Germans are reported to have fallen back and to be, burning vil lages over an enormous stretch of the country which they had Invaded. RtJLLBTIM. ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 8. A German fleet of nineteen ahlpa was sighted yes terday near the east coaat of the Baltic ea, between Memel and Llbau. Russian warahlpa In the Black sea have captured many German merchantmen. BULLETIN. LONDON, Aug-. 5. The Oermans have violated Dutch territory at Tllburg. It I reported that German troop met with reatatance after crossing; tho river Meus, at Eysden, Belgium. Millions af Men on March. LONDON, Aug. 5. Although five of the ,'rcat European powers Austria, England, r'rance, Germany and Ruasia are at war and mllltona of men on land and sea are under arma and ready to atrlke, devel opments of prime importance were few today. The cutting pf tha German telegraph and telephone connection and the sev erance of the German transatlantic cable virtually cut off Germany from communi cation with other countries. Report from France, Belgium, Holland and Ruaala abowed that Germany' smile were steadily moving forward east and weat nd that Ita advanced poeta were in con tact with the opposing Russian and French armies. In England preparation were rapidly completed for naval activities after tho declaration ot war laat night, but tha authorltiaa would not permit any leakage of new as to military or naval move ments. Several German ateamahlpa In British waters. Including the Belgla. with eeven-ty-three German reaerviata and a quan tity of foodstuff on board, were declared prises of war. Tho Maria LeonhariK In the Thame auffered a similar fata. The British government today commandeered the horses belonging to express compa nies and big department store, thus caus ing almost a auapension of business. On the coast of tha North sea. where the Front tmi fill stwvwwhJI j at, y y -.SV.'.'.S A Bigger Store, for Benson & Thorne Co. A Better Store for Their Patrons.... Growing, Growing, alwayi growing. Present Store too small. . Eighteen months of dickering. Efforts finally successful. 50 more space this fall. 150 more space-next spring. Women's Depts. to have more space. Men's Dept. growing like sixty. ' Double Capacity this Fall. -1 Read the following. 1 - . . We've ieen dickering for additional space to accomodate our rapidly growing business for eighteen montha. Successful :, .'":' at lt- .We've leased all of second floor above our present .".:': r , ': store and that above Townaend Gun Co. A number of the leases Hence; on GREaC ;f A sale with a logical reason back of it. Price cut- . ' ' ' ' .7 ting with a vengeance ,on clothe with a pedigree. Friday night's ad tells of Once-in-a-Lifetinie Bargains for all the family It had betn reported erroneously that 'a naval battle, waa in progress last night, the British government haa , taken over all schools and other public building for oonvarskm Into hospitals In read!-, neas . to. receive . the .wounded men atef the expected Important naval encounter between th. Gkarman and British fleet.' Volunteers . were requested for" the Brltlnh army and nl was taken a an Indication that aai expeditionary force waa to be sent out, but no authentic Information on this point was obtaina ble. In France the mlaiater of war declared the mobilisation to have proceeded aat-' Ufartorlly and everything; to be In read- Ineaa. with Oeneral Joffre commander-in-chief,- at the frontier. Tarker Cloaea Blark Sea. 4 s the Hlarfc aea ha been tightly closed by Turkey, shutting the Darda nelles and Bosphorua In order to main tain its neutrality, the Russian fleet there haa no difficulty la making; cap tive many German and Auatrlan vessel. Austria .and Servla . appear to hav. stopped their activities, or . at least to have put a strict. cenaorahlp on th. pew of any Important events, as no. new dispatches of importance, reached the British capital from thoae two countries. The French fleet In the Mediterranean 1 reported to have captured or de atroyed three German crulaera,' but the dispatches are conflicting. German Embassy in St. Petersburg Wrecked by Mob BT. PETERSBURG, Aug. . Th Ger man embasay her waa wrecked and a bonfire made ot the furniture and plcturea by an angry crowd today. The people were angered by the reports of what they deemed to be an Indignity abown to the dowager empreaa, Maria Feodorowna, who wa (topped In Berlin on her arrival from Ixindon on her way to St. Petersburg and compelled by th German authorities to go to Copenhagen. An entrance waa forced by the crowd through the windows. Moat of th rooina were wrecked and th, furniture pitches Into tha atreets. A number of atudenta and workmen climbed to th, roof of tha embasay and tore th, gold eagle from to, top of th flagataff. They then ran up th, Russian flag. A massive statuary depicting a group of home led by men wa hacked to piece with axe and th debrta hurled Into Uia canal. A bonfire wa then made of tha eontenta ot th embassy and an attempt wa mad, to put a torch to th, building, but mounted police routed th rioter. Another crowd later tried to repeat the performance at the Auatrlan embasay, ut that building waa too atrongly guarded. Tu, body of a Russian footman Is al leged by th, authorities to hav, been found in th, German embassy. The man had been shot In tha bead and arabbed and hail been d ex! for om day. Williams Resigns From the Senate Foreign Committee WASHINGTON. Aug. (.-Senator John Fharp Williams resigned today a a mem ber of th foreign relation committee, be cause, he declared, the committee had hesitated to support tb, administration' policy as to mediation and because of it "equally dUgusling attitude' regarding th, ! purchase of ships to carry cotton , and other goods abroad. ! Vice-President Marshall ruled Senator t vt lllmni' resignation out of order and an appeal waa voted down. Senator William dramatically left the chamber kn. For year he haa beta an ardent advocate of Pace. FIVE HEAD OF CATTLE KILLED BY LIGHTNING SUMMIT, 8. I)., Aug., i.-Spelal.-Five head of cattle belonging to VT. CL Srhults of Lora township war, struck and killed by lightning In a storm here. It had been the custom at the farm to milk th, cowa at I o'clock la the morn ing, when they were turned out to paatuw and not aeen again until evening. When a boy aent to get them, he found two , a steer and two hei'fere dead. The atorm had passed earlier In tha day. St hults carried nn, insurance,, recovering nothing beyond the value of th, hide of th, animal. do not expire until next spring. Enough space available thia fall to give us a"splendid and enlarged Woman'a Suit and Mil linery Section on Second floor. Also to double the size of our rapidly growing Men's Wear Section. Work started, contracta being let, new fixtures : being built. Fine store in sight for Benson & Thorne patrons. Need room just now to accomodate Saturday, August 8th, EXPANSION WARSHIPS - WILL TAKE GOLD p t ' ' ' . Tenieuea an North Carolina Will Carry Coin to Tourists V APEEOPiUATIOS. ' BY . . CO&GBESS Secretary GarrUoa Locatee Thirty Nlae Oeeaa-Gofasr Ships that -Are Available to Bring; ' Aaaerleaaa UomeV WASHINGTON, Aug. 6. It. was an nounced at the navy department today that th, sailing of th armored cruiaer Tennessee for Europe with gold for th, relief of Americana had been postponed until tomorrow morning in order to com plete all of the neceasary arrangements. The armored cruiaer , North Carolina probably will accompany the Tennessee. It will carry additional gold, probably to Mediterranean ports, leaving the Tennes see free to supply needs In the north. A bill appropriating 12.600.000 for which President Wilson asked In a special mes sage, was passed by th, house under aua pension of rule and xcltlaton of all other buainaaa. It contained authority tor us, of army and navy facilities and char tering of ship. Secretaries' Bryan ' and McAdoo told th appropriation committee It Waa the plan to first utilize neutral line, then charter ships and us, army and navy transport a a last resort. The senate passed th, bill and It waa aent to th, president i ' .-. . ThlrtylVta, V easel Speared. Secretary Garrison announced after a conference with th, president that hla present plan for getting Americana out of tha war son, waa to hav, th, nation Involved to designate a port from which they can be removed or to get permiaaton to hav, them - taken to Italy, Spain or aome other neutral country, where th. United State would call for them. . Mr. Garrison said that h, had no doubt for- ' lgn governmenta would make such ar- rangements. Mr. Garrison haa located thirty-nine available ocean-going vessel Bailing under tha American flag. U, la . arranging to end food to American colonic, in the war aone. Rioters Attack the German Consulate in Canadian City VANCOUVER. B. C. Aug. t-Th, big black eagle above . tho door of th, German consulate waa torn from Ita supports today by a crowd of men which Invaded th, block and road, for tb, con sulate with threats of destruction. Having thrown dowa tha Insignia of Germany and trampled on It, th, party left peaceably after breaking a ilttl, glas, and defacing th,. sign on the consulate ooora Immigration and military officers here are preparing to atop all German and Auatrlan subject who may endeavor to fieeOo th United .States. British Expected to Land in Belgium BRUSiKLS. Aug.. a-Via London-The nowapaper Le Peuple, say that aa early landing of British troops in Belgium 1 expected. ! k Read one installment of jf MThe Trey O' Heartowr Each' Sunday in we will begin a SALE Bank of England Reduces Discount Rate to Six Per Cent LONDON, Aug., C Chancellor of tha Exchequer IJoyd George announced In the House of Commons today that th, bank of England rat, was to be reduced to sis per cent either tomorrow or Fri day, Th, government, he said, had jtot yet decided to suspend specie' payment. Chancellor Uoyd George contended that anyone hoarding gold waa assisting, the enemy of hla country. At the aame time with the view of economising gold and maintaining th. Integrity of th, gold standard- it ' was propoaed to laaue note ofl 6) and 10 (W.tt convertible to gold at the bank of England. These would be available- on Friday to the extent of lS.OOO.OOO and after that would be laaUad at the rat, of 125,000,000 dally. Postal order are also to b, made legal tender on the aam terms a note. ' H, mad, ah appeal to patriotic people not to withdraw gold. NGwlands Measure Passes the Senate . V ' WASHINGTON, Aug. 6. The Newland bill to create a federal trade commlsHipn. firat of th, thre, administration t anti trust measures, passed the senate .lata today by a vof, of 63 to 1. GERMANY ASKED TO RELEASE ALL AMERICANS DETAINED WASHINGTON.; Aug. B. -Representations have been made to the German gov ernment for the immediate release of Americana Interned there during the mob ilization. Key to th. Situation Baa Want Ada. THREE "WINNERS" E A STROKS STOMACH LIVER ACTIVITY BOWEL REGULARITY "It ia Impossible for you to be strong and robust to be able ' to win, ' if you do not possess these, three eesentials; but here is a splendid op portunity, with the as sistance -of HOSTETTER'S Stomach Bitters m to restore these organ., to a normal condition and thug promote health arri trength Start today..