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PEACE UNION JJSHERED OUT
American Delegates to Church Meet
ing Inrited from France
NEBRASKA!! AMONG NUMBER
GERMAN EMPEROR AND HIS CHIEF Kai?er Wilhelm (on tho left) and Count Von
Mottke, Chief of staff of the German army (on the right), studying a map during field ma
neuvers of the imperial army.
OMAHA'S LARGEST STORET for MEN AND DOYS
HAT IN THE
Prof. Charles tlrrron Tfconcat it
Br wilt Thou Takes) to I'rfirk
Frontier at Polat of
IIIH 1?KK. 011A. TIUKSDAY. AnH'ST i. 11)14.
r6 AwrS" -"-flOME of QUALITY CLOTHES"
Show us a man in need of a suit
TARIS, Aug. 6. A Inrge number of
tourists from Switzerland, tmoni thm
many American and delegates of th
Church Peace union, who proposed
conference at Constance on August wn
abandoned, have arrived In Farla with
tale of their experiences. They were met
Politely, but at the point of the bayonet
on the French frontier and asked to
show their credentials. A't Bescancon
they nere put Into freight cara used for
the transportation of troops, horses and
had little to est or drink. The French
showed them every courtery compatible
with the cxlences of war.
Inquiries were made by the delegates
for Dr. Fred Lynch, who left for Con
stant), last Friday, but from whom no
word had since been received.
Mrs. Fotter Palmer, Mrs. Oarolan and
others were among those wbo applied to
join the French hospital service.
American Officers Mar Observe.
Myron T. ITerrlck, United States am
bassador in Paris, has cabled to the War
department In Washington for permis
sion for Major Spencer Cosby, Major
Morton J. Henry, Captain Frank Parker,
Captain Frands II. Pope, Lieutenant B. B.
Somervell and four other graduates of
West Point, all of whom are on leave, to
accompany tho French armies aa mili
Tbe ambassador has requested the
trench government to extend the time
limit for the Issue of special permits of
residence to Americans living In Parle, or
who desire to remain here. The govern
ment has granted only till tonitfht to
foreigners desiring to obtain permits.
President's Sister Manda In Line.
Mrs. Anna Wilson Howe of Philadel
phia, sister of President Wilson, took her
place In the line at the embassy yester
day waiting for a passport.
Oscar Underwood, Jr., was among those
who aaelsted American residents, using
his private automobile to bring In chil
dren and others who had been separated
from their parents and friends.
Assistance was given today by' the
American church to a number of desti
tute Americans. Elbert H. Gary, chair
man of the commission tor the assistance
of Americans, said he supposed there
were more than 30,000 Americana in Eu
rope desirous of returning home and
about 7,600 in Paris, of whom perhaps
1,500 were In desperate straits. He said
he thought the committee would be able
to cope with the majority of cases pro
vided aid were received from the State
Will Interne Uermanft.
It la believed that several thousands of
Germans and Austrian are still in Paris.
There were more than SO.OOO on the police
register before the war broke out and it
Is thought Impossible that all left the
No fewer than forty-two Germans of
both sexes have been arrested aa spies
since last Saturday.
Germans began to crowd today Into the
American consulate general here, which
has been charged with their interests dur
ing the hostilities. By arrangement with
the French government, Consul General
Thackara Issues to each of them a certi
ficate 1 of Identification, which must be
presented to the police commissary. ' In
exchange the commissary givea him an
authorisation to depart by train to some
town In the west of France, where he
must remain until the "war is over.
Most of the Germans are destitute, and
the members of the consular staff have
provided many of them with money from
their own pockets, as no public fund is
available for the purpose. One wealthy
German family, expelled from lta flat,
may have to walk the strceta until the
day appointed by the authoritlea for its
departure for the west of France.
The French authorities have arranged
for the departure of two traina to Boul
ogne and two to Dieppe, for the transpor
tation of passengers desiring to cross the
channel. Arrangements also have been
made for connecting steamers to meet
tho trains and carry the passengers to
Folkstone, New Haven and Southampton.
A large number, of Americana have ap
plied for tickets.
Omaha Man Araona; Delegate.
Prof. Charles Herrpn of the Omaha
Theological aeminary, together with Mrs.
Herron of Omaha, are thought to be In
the party escorted to the French border.
Prof. Herron la a delegate to the meeting
from this state.
CABLES TO GERMANY ARE CUT
Last Means of Comunication with
German Empire Now Shut Off.
THOUGHT DONE BY THE BRITISH
Jiermany Is Now Practically Iso
lated from tbe Ontslde World
Cables Are Cot East of
NO SHIPS TO BRING
(Continued from Page One.)
Wheat Market Rises
'After Sharp Decline
at the Opening
CHICAGO, Aug. J. Belief that a way
would be quickly found by the United
States government If other means failed
to get American grain and provisions to
Europe caused a decided advance on the
prices here today, although at the open
ing values suffered a severe drop. Wheat
closed atrong, Vk to 3S4 cents above last
night, corn up 114 to 1 cents, oats more
than t cents and pork at a rise of fl.30 a
Strength was given to the market uy
action of the board of trade directors in
telegraphing to Washington an appeal
that as an emergency measure the
I'nited States Treasury department tae
up the bills of exchange on grain cargoes
ready to sail for Europe.
Big Battles of the
War a, Week Away
NEW YORK, Aug. 5.-Dlrect cable
communication with Germany waa
stopped today. Tho German Atlantic
cable line from New York to Emden
via the Azores were cut about 1:30 a. m.
at some point east of the Asores. possibly
by British warships. The Commercial
Cable company, which operates the Amer
ican end of this line, made the announce
ment of the cutting today and refused to
accept messages for Germany. It was j
denied that, the I'nes had been ck.'. by
British warships on this side of tho At
lantic. The cable was working, accord
ing to announcement, aa far as the
Charles P. Adams, second vice president
of the Postal - Cable company, said
I there was no troutJie wun the regular
Commercial Cable company's lines, whlh
run from New York to Nova Scotia, and
thence to points on the English coast.
Communication with England over these
lines was still being maintained. No hope
was held out, however, for any immediate
restoration of communication with Ger
many over the Vllrect lines.
The cutting of the German cable be
tween Emden and tho Azores virtually
completes the Isolation of Germany 'rom
communication with the outside world,
except insofar as messages may be ex
changed by wireless.
All direct communication with the
United States Is severed. Hereafter all
newa of happenings in Germany will have
to filter through hostile countries; Russia
on the east, France on the west and Eng
land on the north.
All the submarine lines in the Mediter
ranean sea belong to the Eastern Tele
graph company, a British concern, and
any German news that made Its way to
southeastern Europe through Austria
Hungary would not be transmitted over
the lines of this company.
News of the cutting of the German lines
between Germany, and England may be
expected at any moment. Already thes-j
lines are in the hands of the military
authorities, where they land on British
The only ether possible outlet, tele
graphically, for Germany, is on the east,
but on this side It is hemmed in by Rus
sia, with whom it is at war. All the land
lines from Germany In every direction ex.
ce'it Austria-Hungary have been severed.
Any cable communication from Nor
way and Sweden, which may still be In
operation. Is comparatively valueless for
the reason that news to reach the out
side world, would have to be relayed to
Iast Messasl Across.
The laet direct Berlin message received
by the Associated Press .Mas brtw tea 13
and 1 o'clock last night. It was the of
ficial account of the British ambassador's
formal announcement to the Uermm for
eign office of the declaration of war and
the ambassador's request for his pass
ports. I'p to this time direst communica
tion over the line that was severed todiy
had been constant and quick, although
subject, of course, to censorship at Berlin.
The Atlantic Communication company,
$3.ft. The barns and other buildings
were uninjured. The hoard is in session
to arrange temporary quarters for the su
perintendent and inmates.
Details o the transportation problem
will not be worked out for several days
as the search for ships will require an
exhaustive canvass Vy cable and tele
graph. Secretary Garrison, however,
voiced the view of ncTnlnlftiatlon offi
cials that there was no parti -uihi- reason
To tide over Americans until the gold
being carried by the Tennessee reaches
them, embassy checka are being Issued
abroad. Mote than tfi'.POO was deposited
at the Btate department today by rela
tivea end frlenda of Americans in Kurope,
who will receive equivalent- sums from
American diplomatic offices In tho form
of embassy orders or checks.
Secretaries Bryan and McAdoo hastened
to the capitol after the president's nice
sage requesting the ".DOO,000 for an Amer
ican relief fund had been read m both
houses. Senator Martin at once ailed a
meeting of the appropr'atlons comm'tteo
and the cabinet officials expialne-1 for
Just what purpose the money was desired.
The committee quickly determined to rec
ommend the appropriation, provision fur
which will orlglnato In the house appro
priations committee tomorrow.
For "Flat Broke."
"The $2,500,000 which the government will
send over will be for the relief of Ameri
cana who have completely exhausted
their funds and letter; of credit," said
Secretary McAdoo. "This fund will bo
disbursed absolutely by the government
and only to Americans who are actually
without funds or provision to get them.
"At the same time the New York bank
ers will send to Europe $5,000,000 or 110,000.
000 for the relief of Americana who still
have credits or provisions to. got thum
from the agents of the American bankers
abroad. The government fund also 'will
be used to provide transportation facili
ties to bring the American refugees
Adolph C. Miller, member of the federal
reserve board. Is actively in charge of
the financial end of the relief campaign.
The board has not been organised and Mr.
Miller was pressed Into service for this
With every prospect of lta being passed
tomorrow, the bill amending the Panama
canal act to provide for the admission of
foreign built ships to American registry
for the foreign trade waa favorably re
ported from the lnteroceanic canals com
mittee during the day by Senator O'Gor
man. Postmaster Genera! Burleson has com
pleted temporary arrangements for han
dling mail for Europe. At least one mall
to Europe each week will be assured by
vessels of the American line, unless the
German, English and French ships were
taken from service. Ships flying the
Italian. ' Dutch, Norwegian or Swedish
flags woufd be available at times to carry
the Atlantic mails.
The international money order service
between the United States and Belgium
waa suspended today at Belgium's request.
(Continued from Tage One.)
LONDON, Aug. 5. The plan of cam
paign of the various nations at war are
being developed w'th methodical delibera
tion, and military authorities here aie of
the opinion that the aliened fighting on
the Russo-German and Franco-German
frontiers lias consisted of nothing but
skirmishes between reconno'ter'ng toaies
of troops. They point out that it wl.lj. 0ermM m.reM or?an,lalton. aa .
take at least ...other wceU for t.i. mam n,gn pow -Ufon t g.y-v:
armie. of Germany I .ance and Russia 1ind New york TJita ta1lfm ha t
to get Into position for decisive struggle. me, communicated successfully with
Ii is known, houe.ei. that severe f'ght-
. '. nmr ueriiu. i ne company an- i
.... ... nounoed Munday that a was closed for all
Beifr'ans nd Germai.J. and It has beenPl lvtU business. haMng rten turned o er
reported that f.'.ff Jrnisns have bee" J to the German govt i nun i.t.
repulsed near Liece. although the Belgtun ,
war minster only e.nilts himself tu say, t.rrmtn l,lars at Pbllet-Itbla.
in h i orfical repjr s tlial me ueis.ansj PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 5. -The North
are successfully meeting the Cermau In- J Xlcrman-Uoyd liner Brandenburg docked I
vadera I. tt c credence Is placed Ir tt i- ete tcday qfter rui ning for the last two i
thoritative quanere here in lue allege! ! days under forced draught and without!
authentic Information f.ctn Algiers lu re-j liji-.ts. The Prinx Osrar of the Hamburg- i
gard to the sinking or capture of German American line aito arrived today, tb.th ',
warship In the Mcutieriai.ciin ! ships were a day ahead o. tUeir schedule.
time were Ihe empress, the crown
prince and tbe whole of the Imper
ial family, together with military
officers of high rank, all In full
dreBH. . ,
Hoval Family Attends.
Before the kalner, ranged tn a
great semi-circle, were the members
of tbe Bundesrath, representing all
the divisions of the German empire.
Ills majesty was dressed In the
gray uniform of a general of his
guard regiment, and in his hand he
held a field marshal's baton, He
spoke energetically, but with ris
ible effort and appeared to be labor
ing under dlxtreas of a great emotion.
The purport of tha addrees was
that Germany had been forced into
Lenders Pleilae Loyalty.
At the close of his address the
kaiser stopped down from his throne
and addressing the deputies, said
with Ercat feeling:
"You have read what I said to my
people the other day from the bal
cony of my castle. I now repeat
that I no longer know any parties: I
know only Germany.
"In order to testify that you are
firmly resolved without distinction of
party to stand by my side through
danger and death, I call upon the
leaders of the different partlea in
this house to come forward and lay
their hands in mine as a pledge."
The great marble hall rang with
cheers as the leaders of the various
parties obeyed tbe kaiser's bidding.
In the brief Interval of silence that
followed, it was noticeable that the
emperor felt fully the gravity and
significance of the occasion.
As he withdrew it seemed that he
was on the point of breaking dpwn.
Upon bis leaving the hall the whole
assemblage rose and sang the na
Mill t'asalr Poorktoane Hants.
GLEN WOOD, la.. Aug. S.-fSpeclal.)
Tho Mills county poor house, two and a
half miles east of Glenwood, was de
stroyed by fire at 7:30 last evening. The
cause Is unknown. Superintendent Ross
and his wife were coming to Glenwood,
when they were sent back by the alarm,
and the home waa in ruins before they
could drive the mile. The ten inmates
were uninjured. The fire started In an Minlalcr Praises This Laxative.
unuKed west bd room. Mr. Ross loses j Ilev. II. Stuhenvoll, Allison, la., pruisea
I his household effects, valued at about Dr. King's New Life Pills (or constlpa
i 11.310, with insurance of KM). The I Hon. Best for liver and bowels. Sue. All
j county's loss Is l",iiA with insurance of ' di uggii-ts. Advertihcmenl.
Food Prices in
London Are Rising
L0ONDON, Aug. 6.-A British govern
ment scheme to contrdol the food suppliea
pf the British Isles is probably to be Is
sued In the Immediate future, as the re
tail stores already are experiencing a
ahortage. -In several districts of London
thu tores opened for only a few hours
The price of beefsteak, which yesterday
was 32 cents a pound, today rose to t
cents. On Mark lane the price of wheat
advanced today from ti.00 to (126 per
quarter (eight buxhelK), while maize rose
from to t2 U per quarter.
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