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Omaha, Sept. 30 to Oct. 10.
Sleetrioal Parade. October T.
fraternity rarade. Ootober .
Coronation Bali, October .
VOL. XLIV X(. 94.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MOUSING. (KTOHKK (, 1JH4--TWELVE PAOIX
On Train and at
otel Howl Stand. Be,
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
Visitors and Citizens Watch little
Birdman in His Fantastic Flights
Over City in Biplane.
HARDER WORK THAN IT SEEKS
Dangers of Many Kinds Continu
ally Threaten Him While He is
Cutting Curlicues in Sky. j
TAKES A HIGHER ALTITUDE)
Dipping, Coasting Spiralling, Loop- j
ing and Flying Upside Down
is Dangerous Work.
DRESSES WARMER THAN USUAL
Buys Additional Clothes Because it
Gets Cold Up in the Air.
BELONGS TO THE ARMY FLYERS
Should War Break Ont Would Jala
tnflf Sam's KorcM la the Ca
pacity of nroonnollrrrr and
Aerial Homb Thrower.
3turday - j
'.Thursday 8,647 4,1M 4.0CO
AaiUts 18,062 lb, it l'i.iji i
Children 3,7b9 8,986 1,788 i
Festival Feat a res.
Tall Festival. September 30 to Octo-1
bar 10. i
Homecoming week, October 3 to 10. '
Electiical parade, Wednesday night,
rraternal parade, Thursday afternosa, i
Coronation: ball, Tridey oTenlng-, 0:- !
Lincoln Beaohey today at 1 :30 and 4 :30
p. m.i Wednesday at 11:30 a. m. and ' P-
Information Bureau, 1519 lioTard '
Over JO.OiiO people shuddered Mornluy1
afternoon, us they saw Lincoln Beachey'n
biplane dart earthward from H height of'
over S.OuO feet, after" he had looped the I
loop three times and hni flown itps'de
down over the carnival ground in his
first Ak-Sar-Ben fight. With the tail
end of the machine pointing toward the
sky and the front end directed straight,
down, It looked as If the little wizard of j
the air had lost control and would te
Instantly killed. !
The downward iah to ap:-rre:it d th
continued till the piano was oue of F'ght
ol' spectators downtow n. i the hills, trees
nd housetops shutting of.' the views
wliilc the plucky aviator van :tl'.l 1,00)
feet from the C! uskyward shrdluvb
ff-t above the ground. Many auto and
niotorcyllBt rushed to the west end of.
ihr; city to eee if Hcichcy had been
Only on t.lont Dip.
nut the anxious crowd found that King'
Ak'H luatest and bent thriller had liiTelyi
hi rn taking a giant dip and had rlght"d
his plane and had ma a safe and beau
tiful descent wlthouut thr slightest trou-i
bin or Hccldent. When tie people on the able to analyze and will be able to forc
lnndlng grou?ds rushed up to congratu-j stall the intended German Invasion of
lute him and ask if he was all right, he
remarked in a niutier-of-fatt way that
he was having a hard time taking oft a
new ia.lr of gloves.
tJcachey made two successful flights
.venterday over the King's Hluhway. from
which an excellent view of h's perform
ance may be had. He will fly again this
(t'onlinued on rage Three, Col. Three.)
Forecast till 7 p. m. Tuesday:
For Omaha, Council liluft's and Vicinity
Partly cloudy, slightly warmer.
I'emneratarc nt Omaha Yesterday.
f a. in il
) a. rn S
7 a. m 4S
X a. ni SO
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1A n. '.A
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1 p. in
1 p. m
1 p. ni ,.
4 n. in
"a ;. m
H i. m
i p. in
131 mt. ii.
Temperature and precipitation
tures from the normal:
TCxcees forthe clay
Total excess since March 1
. .07 inch
Deficiency for the dav
Total rainfall since March 1
Deficiency since Marrh 1. ..
Jjeiiciency ror cor. end, l!i3. o te Inches
Deficiency for cor. eriid, l!12. S.ai Inches
He ports from Stations at T P.
station and State
Ies Moines, cloudy..
iodge City clear
North PUtle, clear..
Temp. High- Ratn
7 p. m. est. fall.
M rt .00
70 7 .00
62 t .00
tfi 1 .01
i2 lis e.
i all .00
to u; .
. ) .IK
f- ; .oo
42 fO .)
' tw .04)
Rapid City, cloudy
Ualt Lake City. pt. clou
Santa Fe, clear
S.oux ity, clear
T Indicates trace of prceipitation.
I X. WELSH. Local Forecaster.
FORMER MRS. GROVER CLEVELAND r'
rioht: Esther mpvolarirl Mn TV.
cis Cleveland and Marion
MAY END THE WAR
Russians Believe if Austrians De
feated Great Struggle Virtu
ally Be Over.
,,;.... -, i
NOTHING THEN IN WAY OF MOVE J
C ar' General Staff Thinks Ger
man Invasion Rose to Draw
llneni.v Out of lo
PKTriDGRAL). Oct 1.-(Vla London,
Oct. J.) In ItusHian military circles It Is
feit thut the Uu-sisn general staff Is. now
; Kussla. . . ,
j In spite of the greul importance of. the
'eight-day battle between tieneral Hcnnan
ikampff of the Jviissian side and General
j von Ulndenbunr on the German side, which
has Just conic to an end and In which
the jcniiiins were not only unsuccessful i
in 'crossing ihe l iver Nlentan. neeordliuf
to reports h' re. but were 1 rive n back with
heavy losses to the . frontier. Intlng the
entile province of S;iwuiki, excepting the
town of that name, it is the opinion
of Riisnian ohs- rvers that the Germans
intended this costly and futile demonstra
tion to draw the liu.sj.ian troops from-Kast
Poland ns a preliminary to their main
object. Th's. as revealed by the present
fighting near Warsaw, was an attempt to
take Warsaw anil thence move southward
to outflank the Russian armv, whl h hav
ing occupied Galicln, Is now moving
through HukowliiR Into llunKtrv. It is de
clined here that this intent has been made
liniotHible by the bad condition of the
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4kaasjsBpMWsBMsMsi!tf' Afommmmmmmmmmmmmmmf r ' ' ' s
.. fci roads. The heavy German artillery sank
".lnlo the roadways and could not go on.
! ""r nas 'ne Gerinan attempt to take t'no
.."2 'offensive at Cracow thus far been pro
.. 71 ! duett ve.
" f? i The irportfd picsmie of Kinjieior Wll-
iigijllam In Kaft l'rnssla and the deoarture
I of Kmperor Nicholas for the ftont Is I
1311. taken hcra to eniprasise the tremendous 1
72 i Importance of th j Impending battle, w hich I
".'jniay be the biggest conflii't of tho war I
!5 ! up to thu present time In either the west-
Irn or 16 '""l5"1'" arenas. Three million
men, il .s estimated In Petrograd, will bo
Husslans believe that if the German-
Austrian army Is defeated at Cracow, the
war will be virtually over. Granted this
defeated, they declare there will then be
insufficient forces left to stem the Prus
sian invasion of Slles.a, and thence to
Rreslau and Berlin, as well as the Hus
slan advances through Cracow to Vienna
and through Transylvania to Iludnpest.
PROPOSED LIFT IN RATE
WASHINGTON. Oct. 5.-A proposed ln
rresse in the demurrage charge on per
ishable freight from tl to 13 a car, made
by railroads operating in the middle west,
was suspended today by the Interstate
Commerce commission until January 29.
1915. An Inquiry into the advance al
ready has been begun by'the commission.
British Aeroplane Gets Lost in Fog
anid Drops Bomb Into Dutch City
(Covrenpondence of the Associated Press.)
LONDON, Sept. f5.-Poople of the quiet
Dutch city of Maastricht, which lies on
a sort of peninsula bounded on the. west
by Germany and on the east h Belgium.
have been striving hard to maintain the
neutrality of their kingdom. They were
startled Tuesday morning, September 12,
by the descent of a bomb from the mist
overhead followed by the crash of glass,
An aeroplane' had' swooped down to- j
wards the roofs of .the town and dropped
a bomb.' The projectile ' fell near the I
Brussels' gate of the old town, tore limbs !
from trees, ripped gashes In the walls of
a house and shattered a' number of win
dows. Several citizens attempted .to fol-'
low the course of the aeroplane' In' motor j Higs. There is no' Information yet
cars, but It soon was lost to sight.' 'whether the Hutch government will con-
The Dutch , government Immediately i slder Ot ' regrets . and explsnstton sde
took slera to Inquire' uf the German-Hel- i quut. In diplomatic phrase, to "close t b
gian . government ..whether, any flying I inoldent." '
Information Via- London Conveys
News CzarV Men Are Winners
at Nieman River Fight.
HAVE THE PRZEMYSL HEIGHTS
Member of Damn Heternlna
Front Declares Positions
Advantage ' Taken from
LONDON. Oct. 5. Russian reports indi
cate that the German offensive toward the
N'iemen river from the East Prussian
frontier has ended in a German rout after
the battle of A llUfttr,u-n whlr-h hmm tioen '
under way sIikc. September 26. If these'
reports are true It means that not only ,
ban General Renncnkampf f been given an '
opportunity to resume the offensive, but j LONDON, Oct. .". The Antwerp cor
the Important fortress of Ossowetx has respondent of the Dally Telegraph, tele
been relieved from Investment. 1 graphing regarding the fighting around
An official message from the command-; Antwerp, under date of Saturday, says:
ant of the German fortres at Koenlgs-; "The Germans continue their efforts to
berg, however,' directly contradicts the; capture Antwerp. They sre In a des-
Russian report and the Berlin version of
the fighting, though it does not localise
it as particularly as the Russian report,
maintains that the Germans along the
East Prussian frontier have generally
As was expected, subsequent reports
have discredited the rumor that the Rus
sians were Investing Cracrow. It was
hardly possible for the Muscovite force
to have reached there In such a shVirt
time, but a report that t'ossaeks have
reached the neighborhood of Cracow is
distinctly credible, as the famous Russian
cavalry Is showing an ability to cover the
sa,ma wide field of operations as the
Uhlans In the western war area.
Captare Prsemyal Heights.
A despatch from Petrograd to the Cen
tred News states that a member or th
Russian Duma, who ha Just returned
(Continued on Pag Two. Column Five.)
TURNING FROM EUROPE Left to
Jr., (former Mrs. Cleveland), Fran-
men of, their hi mies were responsible for
the iiiipleaHant surprise. The sequel de
veloped the next d'iy when the press
bureau announced a raid by Brltlah
avlalois aimed at the Zeppelin establish
ments In fUHscldorf and Cologne. The.
Hritlbhj aerial expedition started from
Antwerp, and while the section hound
for Pusseldorf reached Us destination
hthe Cologne contingent confessed that It
lost Its way In the fog.
Tho Jirltish minister at The Hague lo.
day exj-reKsed the reyret of the lirltlsh
government at flic lnc(dent, saya a dls
PBtch from that capital. He, explained
that the bomlm were dioppo.1 accidentally
by an acropUne which hud lost Its bear-
FORTS AT ANTWERP
Kaiser's Forces Keeping Up an In
cessant Attack Upon Fortifica
tions of Famous Seaport.
GUN MAKERS ARE FIGHTING
Men llnndllnsr Heavy Artillery ald
to He from Krnpn Factory and
tin Hastily hnnioione.d They
Have No I nlforms.
ANTWF.HP, Belgium, Oct. 6. (Via Lon
don.) According to official announcement
made here today the situation of the
fortified potltions around Antwerp re
main! without change.
perate hurry to accomplish It, pounding
away unceasingly with their artllUry at
forts Waelhem and Wavre, 8t- Cath
erine's and flinging their Infantry forward
in frantic efforts to. break through.
"Their losses have bc.er. enormous and
tho numbers ktlled are ertimated as high
as t.Wi) during the present movement.
"The Belgians adopted a clever ruse at
Waelhem. After the bombardment had
larted several hours the fort cease to
reply, whereupon the German staff.
thinking the fort out of action, ont red
the Infantry to advance In close forma
tion. The Iielglan gunners waited until
they could see tha whites of their eyes
and then opened a murderous fire.
'Thus far the forts In the outer ring of
th Antwerp defenses have suffered little
harm from the German bombardment. The
German .big guns are not being worked
by regular soldiers, but by men In citl-
(Continued on Page Two, Column Three )
Official Message from Constanti
nople Says it is Estimated
2,500 Persons Perished.
DISASTER IN KONIA PROVINCE
Towns of Isbarta and Burdur Places
Devastated by Subterranean
CENTERS OF CARPET INDUSTRY
Population of One of Them is Twenty-Fine
Thousand an dof Other
SHOCK FELT AT FORT DE FRANCE
Direction of it is from North to
MARTINIQUE PORT DISPATCH
Name Movement Is lo Recorded
Threagk the W indward and l.ee
ward Inlands, It Ik He.
LONDON. Oct. 5. An olfliiiil
message from i'onstanlino1n trans
mitted from AniHterdam to tliei Cen
tral News says, that tlio victims of
the earthquake in the province of
Konla, Asia Minor, are est wauled at
SMYRNA, Asiatic Turkey, Oct. 4-(Vla
lindon. Oct. 5.) The towns of Ishnrta
(population about 2u.omn and Burdur
(poulatlou alHiut 12,0001. in the province
of Konla, were severely damaged by an
earthquake last night, nt midnight. The
loss of life was very heavy. These two
towns are centers of the carpet Industry.
A dispatch from Fort De France, Island
of Martinique, received In New York last
Haturday said that shortly after 1 o'clock
that day a severe earthquake shock was
felt at Fort De 'France. The direction
was from north to south. No dainage
was done locally.
The same shock was recorded also
through the Windward and Ueward
Ten Thousand Horses
on Way to New York
on Special Trains
PITTSBURGH. Oct. 5.-J. 8. McFoyden,
general manager of the II err Island stock
yards here, today was notified by the
Pennsylvania railroad to prepare to
handle 1,000 homes tomorrow, feeding and
watering and unloading tlieni for a rest
of flva hours. They are being brought
from Fast St. l.ouls and are on their
way to New York, where they will be
shipped to Europe by the Rrltlsh govern
ment. Nlnet housand more are to follow
as rapidly as they csn be handled. The
horses are traveling In special trains,
fifty cars to the train.
German Infantry is
Hepulsed in Surprise
Attack on Tsing Tau
TOKIO, Oct. 5. It Is officially an
nounced that Ooiraan Infantry at Tsing
Tau delivered a surprise night attack
against the Japanese, but were repulsed.
The Germans had forty-eight killed and
the Japanese five killed and eight
wounded. The cannonading on land and
sea in the vicinity of Tsing Tun contin
ues. .Four Japanese shells hit the Ger-
i man gunboat litis, which retired to thj
inner harbor after tho exchange of shots.
Reaches the Front
PKTROGRAD. Ovt. 5. Emperor Nich
olas, commander-in-chief of the Russian
armies, hat arrived at the headquarters
of the active army. This information was
given out today from general headquart
er The National Capital
Monday, October S, 1014.
Met at 11 a. m
Resumed consideration of conference
report on Clayton anti-trust bill
nensior w hikii or Montana replied
criticisms of report by Senator flced
Representative Palmer of Pennsylvania
made statement I fore elections com-
Inlttee concerning Norrls re.snluton for
:ivestlgatkn of expenditures in pri
maries. Agreed to conference report on ('lav pool
antl-lrust bill by a vpt of Si to 24.
Senator Kern, inalority leader, issued
a call tor a can run tomorrow to consider
war revenue bill and other matters to bo
taken ud at this session.
Adjourned at tir'Jt p. m. until noon on
Met at noon,
f Filibuster by Representative Henry
of Texas prevented resumption of debate
on Philippines bill.
Rejected the Iever bill for facilitating
bank credits on warehouse receipt, by a
vote of Pit to 10l, lacking necessary two
Adjourned at i.'o'i p. m. until noon Tue
The allies have liepn obliged to
give ground at eertnln points on
the wpBtern fide of the battlo line.
This was announced In a state
ment Issued by th French war
The announcement contained
only tho additional inforntation
that tho battle continues with
great violence to the north of the
Otsne without detihive result; and
that there Is no change on tho re
mainder of the front.
A wtreless dispatch front Ber
lin to Salvllle, Long Island, today
brings a long German official
statement, in which there Is no
reference whatever to tho great
engagement in which the allies
are attempting to turn tho Ger
man right, wing- In northern
France and reach the Oermnn lino
of eomninnlcatlon to Helgium.
The German war office de
clares that In the siege of Ant
werp, Porta Merre, Waelhem and
Konlgshoyckt. have been taken,
opening the way for an attack. on
the Inner clrclo of fortification
and the city proper.
Official Helglan denials that
nny of their forts have fallen came
from Antwerp today. They de
clare the situation around Ant
werp remains unchanged.
The German war office says
that the Russian left wing was
defeated after a furlong battle of
two days on the Nieman river.
There has been nothing official
from PetroRrad, but the most re
cent reports, 'official and unoffi
cial, from the Russian capital set
forth that the German and Aus
trian forces all along the fighting
area from the lialtlc to Hungary
were being checked, driven back
The returns from the German
Imperial bank last week are de
scribed In a Iterlln dispatch as
(showing an increase In specie of
$10,250,000 over the last previ
The German Infantry have ap
peared In the fighting In the ter
ritory of Klao Chow. China.
Toklo announces a night surprise
attack from Tsing Tau, but gayB
that the attack wan repulsed.
Fighting between the land and
naval forces at Klao Chow con
tinues. The Servians still claim to be
about to capture Sarajevo, the
capital of the Austrian province
of Bosnia. War headquarters at
Nlsh announce that Servian
troops have approached the forti
fications of the city.
An official report from Vienna
Bays that the Austrians are driv
ing the Servian and Montenegrin
Invaders from east. Bosnia and
that two Montenegrin brigades
were repulsed after a severe en
gagement, lasting twoj days.
ENEMIES IN BOSNIA
Field Marshal Potiorek Sends Mes
sage His Forces Have Routed
Servians and Montenegrins.
PANICKY IN THEIR RETREAT
Invaders, Who Had Previously
Looted the Mate, Leave Their
Transports Behind, To.
ether with applies.
LONDON, Oct. 5. t. correspondent of
Reuters Telegram company at Amster
dam transmits the official report from
Vienna, Mgncd Field Marshal Potiorek:
"The Servian and Montenegrin foris
Invading ICaat llornla have compelled us
to detach mobile forces to this realon,
which is far from the arena of the prlncl
pal scene of action. The first action
started In Fast H.isnls. already has como
to a successful termination. Two Monte
negrin brigades, after two days of
severe fighting, were completely d,-feate-d
and repulsed. They now are In
a panicky retreat across the border, and
they most leave behind them their trans
ports, together with a considerable, quan-.
tity of supplies. These forces had previ
ously looted Hiinila.
"In the action undertaken In the north
ern part of the country half a battalion
of Austrian troops captured a full bat
talion of Servians."
Servians Menace Sarajevo.
PARl.S, Oct. S. A I lavas Agency dls
pstch from Nlsh brings the following
official statement from the Servian war
"Servian troops in Bosnia have ap
proached the fortifications protecting
Saralevo (the capital). Tho Austrians,
who' occupy the heights on the right bank
of the Drlna, aro suffering from lack
"October 2, near Klenak on the Save,
the Austrians attacked their own troops."
BODY OF STEVENS TO BE
BURIED AT ARLINGTON
WASHINGTON, Oct. B -Rear Admiral
Thomas 11. Stevens. I'. S. N., retired,
who died hern Saturday night of Height's
disease, will be burled In Arlington Na
tional cemetery tomorrow with military
NORTH OF OISE
Is Indecisive, but Allies Have Been
Obliged to Yield Ground at
NO CHANGE ALONG THE CENTER
Official Statement from Paris is Not
as Optimistic as Reports that
Come from London.
BATTLE AROUND TOWN OF DOUAI
Forces of Coalition Are Enveloping
Army of General Von Kluck
in Net of Steel.
GERMANS HUNT WEAK POINT
Repeated Attacks Last Week Fail to
ALLIES CONCENTRATE FORCES
levies of lllahland Alans; I .eft Arm
Master Keys of Rattle and At
tempts Are Maklnsr to
PARIS, Oct. 6. (11:11 p. ii.) i
The following official communica
tion was Issued by the French war
"The general situation Is station
ary On our left wing the action still
"In the region of the Argonne and
on the heights of the Meuae, we have
repulsed night and day attack
"Grand Duke Nicholas had ad
dressed to the ministry of war, to be
transmuted to General Joffre, a
telegram announcing the victory of
Augustowo. General Joffre hag Rent,
In his name and in the name of the
French army, his warmest congratu
lations to the commander-in-chief of
the friendly and allied army on the
battle won, which Is'a gunarantee of
PARIS, Oct. 5. (3:02 p. m.)
The official communication waa
given out In Tarls this afternoon:
"On our left wing, to the north of
Oisne, the battle continues with
great violence. The result remains
Indecisive. We have been obliged at
certain points to yield ground.
"Along the remainder of the front
there has been no change.
"In nussia, after a battl which
lasted ten days, the German army,
which was operating between the
eastern Prussian front and the Nie
man river, has been driven back
along the entire line and made its
retreat, abandoning a considerable
quantity of war material. This army
has evacuated completely the terri
tory of the Russian provinces of Su
walkl and Lonja."
Rattle Mrar Doaal.
LONDON, Oct. 6-The fact that fight
ing Is In progress in and around tho town
of Douai, midway between Arras and
Valenciennes, on the railroad to Moiis.
is taken in lxndnn to show how surely
the allies in northern France have pushed
the forward movement they hope will en
velop General Von Kluck, the German
right wing, in a net of ste.nl.
For the Inst week tho Germans, so far
as ran be ascertained from the few facts
known In Ixmdon. have been vainly hurl
ing themselves against different points
In the allied line In an effort to discover
a weak mesh In the net. At the present
time, in the lew of General Joffre, com-
(Continued on Page Two Column Four.
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