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KKE: OMAHA. SA'l UKPAY, A I (il SI ,s, J1M4.
25,000 MEN IN
' FIGHT AT LIEGE
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Liege hare akel for an armistice
of twenty-four hour.
Ii Peuple says the ttomrwrilment
of Liege had raunetl six or seven
fires In the city up to T o'clock last
evening. The heaviest firing oc
curred yesterday afternoon. Ger
man officers then came to the city
with ft white flag and demanded the
surrender of the place.' They re
ceived negative reply and the bom
bardment was resumed at A o'clock.
Martial law has been proclaimed
BRUSSELS, Aug. 7 Via London.
6:05 a. m. It U reported that the
attack on Liege forts has been
abandoned after a three days' en
counter. The German division has
retired to the left of the River
LEADERS IN THE WORLD WAR Grand Duke Nicholas Nickolovitch, who has been
put in command of the Russian army (left upper); Lord. Kitchener, famous English gen
eral, .who has been put at the head of the land forces of tht British empire (right up
per); King Albert of Belgium riding through Brussels.
BRUSSELS, Aug. 6 Via London
News received from Liege tonight
says that the fortress is still hold
ing out. It is being bombarded by
heavy shells, but is still undamaged,
while the Belgian fire is working
havoc among the Germans. It is re
ported that French forces are in
creasing from several directions.
LONPOX, Awn. 6.-(10:30 p. in.)-The
correspondent of the Daily Newt at Brus
sels Rendu the following dispatch:
"All the forts surrounding; Liege arc In
tact. A Belgian airman thus describee the
German attack on Liege:
" "After a terrible cannonading the Ger
man Infantry approached en masse and
reached the glacis of the forts, where the
heavy defensive guns were unable to
reach them. General Lemun sent artillery
to a point where tlie invading Infantry
could be shelled and the Germans were
swept from their position. This occurred
ceveral times during the day and night.'
"A patrol of Uhlans performed a re
markable exploit by rjdlng Into the town.
Belgian officers recognised them an Ger
mans and a desperate fight ensued. Sev
eral on each aide were killed.
"Red Cross automobiles arriving at
Brusst-ls report that the ground before
the forts is covered with dead and
Alleaea Violation of llaorae Treaties.
PARIS, Aug. 7.-fi:60 a. m.) An appeal
to the United States to protest against
violations of The Hague treaties Is mado
In today s Figaro by Gabriel Hanotaux, j
former minister of foreign affairs. He
suggests that an inquiry should be be
gun Immediately and proposes that Pres
ident Wilson, Secretary of Htatb Bfyah.
Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, Andrew
Carnegie. Nicholas Murray Butler and
Robert Bacon assume the duty. He de
clares the fate of civilization to be in ths
hands of the neutral powers.
Quiet" la reported from practically every
point along the Franco-German frontier
today. A strong force of German troops
ia known to occupy Luxemburg and It la !
offlically announced here that the French
troops, which heretofore had kept at a
distance of over" five mile from the Ger
man frontier, have crossed in small de
tachments at different points, probably
Abet Ferry, under secretary of state for
foreign affairs, has left for the front as
a sergeant, taking his place with Edmond
Rostand, Adolphe Messimy, the minister
of war; Maurice Barrea, the academician,
and other notabilities.
A committee composed of former Pre
mier Arlstlde Brland, Theophile DelcaBse,
former minister of foreign affairs, and
others formed today to consider the ques
tion of food supply for the population,
Aattle Line lMrny Miles Lob.
LONDON, Aug. 7 (3: a. m.)-A dispatch
to the Daily News from Newcastle, timed
1 a. m. today, says that a wireless mes
sage received at South Shields shortly
before midnight states that the British
fleet engaged the German high seas
fleet in a heavy battle oft the South
After a general engagement along the
battle line, which extended for many
. miles, and In which many ships on bolh
sides took part, the German fleet was
beaten back and moved in the direction of
the coast of Holland.
It la now believed that the German
floet is completely hemmed In on the
eastern i2 of the North sea. All the
rest of tha sea is in the control of the
British fleets, support for this conten
tion is found In the . official permission
given to fishing trawlers to leave the
Tyne ports, those of the H umber and
other east coast fishing centers for the
fishing grounds today. This had been
forbidden for two days.
The surgeon In charge of the South
Shield hospital received a wireless mes
sage last night asking what accommoda
tions he had lor the wounded. Ho re
plied that he could take care of 1,000
ftermaaa Lose Wlneteea Skips.
LONDON, Aug. T (3:40 a. m.)-A dispatch
to the Dally News from Whitby says
that a ship owiwr is responsible for the
statement that nineteen German ships
were sunk or captured In the Uittle io
the North sea and that several British
and French vessels were sunk.
Reports from various ports say that
heavy firing has been heard in the North
ea for the last t enty-four hours.
Crnlsera Pnrauv Desretr
LOWESTOFT. England. Aug. 7. Trawl
ers returning here today report that they
witnessed fighting in the North sea
Wednesday. A German destTbyer was
fleeing from two British cruisers. A
dense cloud of smoke from the destroyer
gave the impression that It was afire,
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Victims of Neosho
Wreck Are Buried
JOPLIN, Mo., Aug. 7. Funerals of
thirty unidentified . victims of Wednes
day's wreck at Tipton Ford, where forty
persons are known to have lost their
lives, were held at Neosho, near here,
today. The bodies were so badly charred
it was Impossible to " identify them and
they were burled in unmarked graves,
Only six among the dead have been
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GentlemenGood things can't last
forever. That's why you should
take advantage of these remarkable
clothing values tomorrow. Our entire high
gnwlc stock is your fieM for ohosing. We've
sizes to fit nil corners styles, patterns and
fabrics to meet all tastes. Plenty of courteous,
efficient salesmen to serve you promptly.
OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF "TRUE BLUE SERGES" AS WELL
AS ROGERS, PEET & CO. EXCLUSIVE HAND TAILORED
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EUROPEAN DEMAND FOR
AMERICAN GOODS BEGINS
NEW YOKK. Aug. T. -Marine insur
ance underwriters reported toaay mat
the European ' demand for" American
manufactured goods bad already started,
weeks ahead of the earliest moment e
pected by the various lines of export
trade. The demand for Insurance on
shipments was' brisk; yesterday despite
the reports of the activities of the Ger
man crulsera along the Atlantic seaboard
and the further fact that rates had been
raised 20 per 'cent.
FUNERAL OF MRS..
Servians Wipe Out
East of Belgrade
ROUE, Auk. I. Via London, z.d p. m
An unconfirmed dispatch published by
the Tribune says an Austrian regiment
was annihilated by Servians to the east
of Belgrade, and that the Austrian are
in full retreat toward the Danube.
Commencing- Jnne 1st, - Nkkel Plat
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John T. Calahan. A. G. K A.. W W
Ado St., Chicago.
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TWO AND HALF MILLION
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NECKWEAR PRICES SURE TO TEMPT YOU
$1.00 Ties now. . .65c
$1.50 Ties now...95o
$2.00 Ties now $1.25 t
OMAHA'S GREATEST SHIRT VALUES, HERE
$1.00 vShirta now 65c 4imc,; 0rt1 $2.50 Shirts now $1.75
$1.50 Shirts now $1.05 -W Irts n0W $3.50 Shirts now $2.45
DECISIVE SAVINGS ON PAJAMAS
$2.00 rajamaa; .$1.35
$3.00 Pajamas.. $2.00
$1.00 Pajftmas. . . . 65c
$1.50 Pajamas. .$1.05
$3.50 Pa jamas.. $2.45
$5.00 Pajamas. . $3.50
PoroB Mesh and BnJbriggan Union Suitsan extra special C
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or MEN AND BOYS
" PLYMOUTH. Aug. ' 7. The Holland
American steamer Tubantla, from South
America, whloh'has been brought here by
warships, has $2,6oO,OCO- In gold aboard.
committee, . selected the ?niember- from i"-'"' "
each state who.has servedlong-est in the f London There are aJso several
uerman reservists, . msnies a quaniny 01
Hoiiar Law, Lord Lunsduwn and Arthur
Kalfour. leaders of the war party in Par
liament, who are the men responsible
for England's war declaration against
house. . ; ' "
Senators Martlne and 'Kenyon .were des
ignated as "an Inforrtial'; committee" to
send flowers for the senate. "
The commlttee;representlhgfevery state.
Speaker Clark' -received unanimous ' con
sent! to add1 Representative ; Gordon ' Leo
of Georgia, representing . the ' Homo ' dis
trict. Representative Leo' and Kdward P.
Brown, a relative of : Mrs: ' Wilson, left
at-once for Rome to' make arrangements
for -the funeral '. there. , -
' KapreaaloDS of Sympathy. 1
A' procession 61 carrlugeo,' .bringing;
cards ' and ' callers from ' official" and
diplomatic circles, circled' around the
White- House'' office. "'On every'- hand
throughout the capital expression of ten-
dereBt sympathy , for the .'president ' were
heard. ' .
Under the heavy strain of domestic' leg
islation, the situation at home resulting
from the European crisis; the. long,. hard
vigil through ; the . Mexican .crisis, he
worked-unceasingly, - His knowledge for
the last three weeks that his wife was 111
to death has added Immeasurably to that
burden, and yesterday ' afternoon at B
o'clock when the last faint ftlrks of life
was extinguished, those' Who knelt at the
bedside saw him ." give .way.- to his; grief,
probably for 1 the.' first time: -1 .
Special telegraph' .' operators v ; were
brought to the ; White .House-; to receive
the flood of messages -.which- came-from
persons In every walk of ; life '.in , every,
state.- !, - : ' .,- , ,
According to present arrangement, the
regular business, of the government de
partments will not be Interrupted except
at . the time of the funeral. . ..
Aaka rBjre te Coatiaae.
The president sent direct . word to the
leaders of thr-senate and" house and the
heads of the government departments that
It was his wish that the- regular business
continue and that the -lowering . of - the
flugs to hair-mast be, the only., publlo
recognition of Mrs. Wilson's death. '. He
was desirous- that, congress, continue In
session without Interruption.-' '
: The presldunt , has also 'expressed the
direct desire that the funeral services be
as simple a, possible. . -
W tree Sympathy.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb..' Aug. ".Spe
cial Telegram.) A. H. Thompson, as
state chatrmun, last night wired' to Sec
retary Bryan the request to "convey to
President. Wilson the. heartfelt sympathy
of Nebraska's 'entire democratic party
Bearing up Well, under, his grief. ' the
president went to his desk tJ sign a' tew
Important papers, -but jkturned Immedi
ately to the W hite House,' where the flag
fluttered at .halt staff., and the shades
at, the windows were drawn: , Gates 'to
the grounds were closed, only the most
pressing business Was transacted at- the
executive of fives, and attaches and serv
ients, all of whom Mrs. -Wilson knew per
sonally, snowed their -deep . grief.
grain aboard the Tubantla.
Rivals Her Daughter
' " in Youthful Beauty
A well-known society matron whose
youthful beauty Is so well preserved that
she U regarded as her daughter's rival in
this' respect though she does not pose as
such attributes her glrllHh complexion
chiefly -o ..two things. She. says:
..'I am convinced that many cosmetics,
by overloading the skin and pores, tend
to age the complexion. Mercolised wax
has just the opposite effect. It keeps the
pore clean, permitting them to broathe,
and removes dead particles of cuticle
which are constantly - appearing and
which give the complexion that faded
look. Whenever my skin, begins to get
the least bit off-color, muddy or tanned,
1 - irn tn mv. drutiiat for an ounce of
tnercollzed. wax; 1 apply this nightly, like
cold cream, for a week or so. washing it
off mornings. This ia what keeps my
complexion so fresh, white and velvety,
(irn durtnr the trying days of summer.
"The. absence of wrinkle and flabbl-
na,. 1 .iub tn the nM nf a aimnle face
bath prepared by dissolving one ounce o?
powdered -aaxclite In a. halt pint witcn
l,axel. This keeps the skin 'Urnf and
firm." -Mortal Register. Advertisement.
"J6 at Howard
-Home of Quauty Clothes;
Barbleaj's Anli-s Salve.
Kor a out. brulce,' sore and sk' trouble
a box should be In every household, 2&c.
A4 jjr ujil. Advertisement. '
When you want
to reach the piblic
make it easy for the
public to reach you.
' This location is the easiest
to find In. the city and known
. to. every person in the middle
Its -beautiful, capacious en
trance, on toe sidewalk level
and the-new, large elevators,
their short runs, only six office
floors, save time and bother.
.They make It certain for cus
. torners and clients to reach you
A.few. desirable locations in
process of adjustment now. If
you want one, now is the time.
' Superintendent, Room 103.
Telephone Tyler 1000.
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60c RlckBecker's Cold Cream 34
60c Marguerita Sylvia Rouge 20
75o K rank's Pink Blush Mas
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50c Hind's Honey and Almond
25c Houblgant's Rice Powder 14
25c 4711 White Rose Soap. .12
25c Arbutus Talcum for. . . .15
Lee's Flower Girl Perfume or
Hildreth's Stolen Sweets, at,
per ounce 30
Rexall Tan and Freckle Lotion,
60c Carmen Powder (3 shades)
25c Pond's Ext. Van. Cream 14t
Sulphur, Epsom Salts, Bicarb
Soda or. Copperas, lb. pkg..5c
Crude Carbolic Acid, per tt-gal.
at 40c nJ 75c
Rat Corn 25 C. 50c. 81.00
This kills and mummifies rats
and mice. No odor.
Rubber Gloves for household use,
76o quality for 30C
Stoves , .3o
l-qt. - tun
t a t n My
best kind, 00
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Kubber Ice Bags
a-qt. Water Baa.
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Complete line of Cameras
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. ,8S0 to fl-99
100 Kinds Mineral
From foreign and American
springs, by bottle, dozen or
case, at lowest prices.
PRKSKUVI.NO AND CANNING
We sell all sorts . of materials
for canning and preserving.
Mrs. Price's Canning Comp. . 10c
2 dor. Wine Corks for. . . . . -25C
Redlich's Wood and Metal Cork
Driving Machine (will last life
Can Sealing Wax, per lb 5
1 lb. Paraf fine Wax. 15c
Gallon Jars, per dozen.. (J0c
White Mustard Seed, Allspice,
Cloves, Cinnamon, Turmeric,
Celery Seed, Colander Seed,
Laurel Leaves, etc.
5c. 10c. 15c and 20c .
VANTINE'8 ORIENTAL PER
FUMES, TOILET WATERS,
SACHET POWDERS and
s COLD CREAM.
Our stores are headquarters
for these goods.
For your friend at the Moun
tain Camp or Northern Lake, we
will send, per parcel poBt, paid,
one 400 box O'Brien's Marsh
mallows, for 81.20.
Sherman & r.lcOonnell Drug Go.
Ooraev ISth and Dodge Streets.
Dwl Drag Co lth sad Karaey ts.
slarvard Vharaaaay, Mtk and Varaam.
Loyal rharmacy, SOT-SOS ST. ISth.
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Family trade supplied by
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Phone Douglas 2509
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