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KING GEORGE GOES
TO FRANCE TO YISIT
THE ENGLISH ARMY
British Sovereign Off to Call on
Headquaiten of Expedi
PRESS BUREAU ANNOUNCEMENT
Private Secretary and Equerry Ac
company Monarch on Journey
LITTLE DOING, PARIS ASSERTS
Attacks of Germans to North ot
Arras Are - Without Result.
GERMAN CROWN PRINCE IN HIS MOTOR Note the
lucky horseshoe attached to the side of the car.
BERLIN IS FEELING CONFIDENT
All Daaser of Russian Inviulun of
Teaton Prorlnrn Now Believed
to Be -Test In Kaiser's
LONDON, Nov. . The official press
bureau announced today that King George
had lone to France last night to visit the
general headquarter of the British expe
The king was accompanied by his pri
vate secretary, Baron Btamfordham, and
hla equerry. Major Wlgrain.
German Attacks Fall..
PARIS, Nov. 30. The following official
communication was Issued tonight:
"There Is nothing of Importance to re
port beyond some attacks from the enemy
to the north of Arras, which were without
BERLIN, Nov. 30. (By Wireless to Lon
don.) The situation at the end of tho
last week shows. In the opinion of mili
tary critics, that the time Is ripe for the
resumption of active operations against
the Russians, which temporarily wera
hindered by the advance of Russian rein
forcements in northern Poland. The Ger
man successes, the critics contend, defi
nitely have removed the danger of any
invasion of the German provinces.
Farther south the Austrian are co
operating to good effect and the Austrian
advance Into Servla affords a reasonable
ground for believing that the campaign
there soon will be brought to a successful
conclusion and thus release troops for
action elsewhere. An observer, who has
just returned from Servla, expresses the
opinion that the Servians are "ajt the end
of their tether."
Fon's Attack Repalaed.
"In the western arena of war the situa
tion la not to clear as it is In the east,
but reports continue 'to show that the
enemy's attacks have been repulsed. The
Germans, it Is announced, are gaining
ground and thus gradually n earing a final
Commenting on the sinking of the Brit
ish steamer Malachite off Hatvr last week
by a German submarine, the German
press expresses great satisfaction that
German submarines are able to operate
so far from their base as to render the
English channel unsafe.
MASONS START RELIEF
FUND F0RWAR SUFFERERS
CINCINNATI, Nov. 30. At a meetlnB
of prominent Masons from all over tho
country here last night, a movement,
nation wide In its scope, was launched to
procure funds to aid the war sufferers
in Europe. Forty-six of the forty-nine
grand commanders of the country ex-
oresseo ineir approval 01 me man. wiiua
the other three commanders have not
been heard from.
It Is estimated that there are 1.S8O.0O0
Masons in the United States, and It is
hoped to secure at least SI each from
them. The relief will not be confined
to Masons or their families, but will
be given to all the suffering as far as
ILL WITH MENINGITIS
BELGIANS TO PAY
MILLIONS FOR NOT
Conquered Nation Ordered to Fur
nish Huge Sum as Penalty
MUST MAINTAIN THE INVADERS
Monthly Amount Demanded for Sub
sistence of German Troops
ORDER OF TEUTON GOVERNOR
Losses of Kaiser from Resistance of
Little Kingdom to Be Made Good.
BERLIN LIKES U. S. GIVING
Much Pleased with Aetlea f Aati.
leans la FeedlnsT tarrlnar Ia
habltaats of Devastated
TRIES TOODST GUYE
Members of Executive Board Are
Equally Divided on the Propo
- sition at Meeting Sunday.
OVER THE COMPENSATION BILL
Anti-Gore Element Allesres that He
Worked Aaralnst the New Law
Althoua-h Pledared to Give
It Ills Support.
Ira Cartney, a aenior at the Crelghton
college of medicine, is at the Presby
terian hospital following an attack of
meningitis. Which developed recently.
Physicians who are attending the young
man state that chances for his recovery port the workmen's compensation
are sngni. along with other bills which the state
Cartney'a home is at Battle Creek, . federation had endorsed. When he came
Neb., and he is one of the most popular j back to Oninha, however, he Immediately
studenU at the college. He has been j began fighting the measure. Checks
acting as assistant In the offices of Drs. ' paid for adverrrsing in opposition to the
A bitter fight was waged In the execu
tive board of thi Nebraska Federation of
Labor at the Iabor Temple Sunday after
noon against Loulg V. Guye, In an effort
to oust him from all official connection
with the state federation In the future.
Several votes' were taken on the mat
ter resulting in a tie each time.
The fight arose over three protests
coming from three different unions In the
state, nuking that he be removed from
any official connection with the state
federation . on the grounds that he vio
lated his pledge to the union In that as
a member of the legislative committee.
ho took an oath to support the legisla
tion recommended by the union and then
worked strenuously against the passage
of the workmen's compensation bill In
the state. The claim was that he was
derelict In his duty in this respect
Saccesaful la a Way.
When the effort to vote him out of
official connection in the executive' board
failed, with repeated tie votes, another
angle of attack was taken which was
considered more of less successful. It
was voted that none of the members of
the legislative committee shall aot In a
matter concerning proposed legislation,
unless called upon to do by by the chair
man of the legislative committee. . The
chairman is H. Bridewell of Omaha. He
Is known to be opposed to the Guye ele
ment, so that this resolution was con
sidered a victory for the anti-Guye men.
As a member of the ' legislative com
mittee Guye had been .pledged to sup-
Board of Arbitrators Selects Judge
Pritchard for Chairman and
H. S. Milstead Secetary.
STONE OPENS FOR EMPLOYES
Head of Knalneera Brotherhood
Says Honrs of Service, and In
crease of Traffic Added to
Hardens of Men.
Joffrc Asks News Writers to Tell
Truth and Correct German Errors
PARIS, Nov. XV A representative of
the Havaa agency, together with a party
of Parle newspapor men, has been re
ceived by General Joffre at his head
quarters. Thla Is the flrot time since the
outbreak of the war that the commander.
In-chief has consented to sen tho press.
In describing the headquarters and what
he saw there, the Haves correspondent
"The office from whtoh the general
directs operations la In a public school In
a small quiet town. There Is no undue
stlrr or bustle In the streets and a
stranger would never suspect the pres
ence In this modost place of the head of
the allied armies.
"General Joffre private office Is on the
first floor. The correspondt'iits were at
onoe shown In and as they entered the
general rose from his disk and stood in
the mlidle of the room. Ho was In un
dress uniform, with top hoots and tunic,
but wore no dsooratlons.
"He was Just as all French men picture
him. His features reflect the character of
the man In every line, showing a com
bination of goodness, gentleness and
firmness. The formidable cares and
anxieties of the' last for.r months of war
have not aged his countenance, Hla whole
personality, breathes physical and moral
vigor In the highest degrees,
" 'I am happy to welccme you. gentle
men,' he said, "Tour tour will, I hope,
enable you to correct certain errors which
the Germans are busily disseminating In
the public mind. Tou will carry back
with you, I do not doubt, a good impres
sion from your visit to the armies.'
"We began to congratulate him reenect
fully on the military medal conferred on
him by President Pot no re. Ho Inter
" That la of no Importance at all. What
matters above everything Is to save the
"The general pronounced these last
words with such an aoctnt that each of
os In his own mind added; 'And he will
save if "
AMSTERDAM, Nov. . (Via London)
A measage from Brussels to the Handels
blad states that the German governor of
the province of Bradbant, In which Brus
sels is located, convoked a meeting of
financiers and told them that Belgium
must pay 85.000,000 franca (17.000,000)
monthly for the maintenance of German j
In addition to thla sum it Is said Bel
glum must contribute a war levy of 875,
000,000 franca (S7ft.000.000) as a penalty for
violation of neutrality by Belgium and
losses ensuing therefrom to Germany.
Germany Will Not Feed Starvlnar.
LONtKN. Nov. so. In response to an
Inquiry concerning the authenticity of an
Interview published In English and
American newspapers, which credited a
German soldier designated as General
Von Frankenberg, with the statement
that Germany would have fed the people
of Belgium If It had not been anticipated
by the kind-hearted action of .the Amert-
ican people. Brand Whitlook, American
minister to Belgium, today sent the fol
lowing telegram to the American relief
"I am officially Informed by the Ger
man government that there Is no basis
for the statement published in the Ameri
can and British prose to the efefot that
General Von Frartkenberg made the al
No Oi Authorised to Speak.
"There Is, Indeed, no General Von
Frankenberg at Antwerp, but It seems
that a Captain Franksnburc a staff of
ficer not authorised to speak, made
statements to a person claiming to be a
newspaper man relating to conditions In
Germany. There was no danger of
starvation, he said. In Germany, whloh
needed no assistance in feeding lis popu-
CHICAGO, Nov. 30. Arbitration of the laton. .
differences over wages and hours of emi 'Hl remarks, therefore were entirely
ployment of ninety-eight western rail-1 misunderstood.
roads and their 65.000 englnemen began! "The German government renews tta
here today before a tmarn of arbitration I official declaration that conditions m
Allison. Derraody, Duncan and Glecson.
Forecast for Nebraska Fair.
Tempera tare, at Omaha Yesterday.
S a. m
bill bore the signature of Lou's V. Guye,
The friends of the compensation bill
charged him with being the affent of the
personal-Injury lawyers who sought ' to
defeat the compensation bill.
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taaratlve Local Record.
1914. 11S. 1912. 1911.
Highest V'esterday itf ol 63 61
Lowest ylesterday 4t 46 H 29
Mean tenfperature 4x 48 44 40
Precipitation 02 . 66 M .00
Temperatutre and precipitation departures
from the nVrmal.
Normal tent Peru lure 32
Kxcess for the day 16
Total excesssince March 1 U
Normal precipitation OS inch
iJepatrure fof the day UU inch
Total rainfall a.! nee Huron 1.. . 34.43 Inches
Deficiency elm A March 1 1.90 inches
Deficiency for cqr. period, WIS.. .H3 inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1912, S.72 Inches
SUports fronJ Stations at T P. M.
Station and Btat Temp. High- Rain
LONDON, Nov. SO. 6:G3 p. in.) A news
dispatch received here from Dantzig, in
West Prussia, says that Emperor Wil
liam in a telegram to General Mackensen,
expressed great satisfaction with the suc
cesses achieved by the general's army In
Poland. His majesty conferred on Gen
eral Mackensen the order of merit. '
under the provisions of the Newlands act.
It is regarded as tne mom important case
thus far to come under the law.
In a general way It is stated that the
wage Increases sought by the men Is
about 10 per cent. They were represented
in court by Warren 8. Stone, grand chief
engineer of tho Brotherhood of Loco
motive Engineers, and William S. Carter,
president of the Brotherhood of Loco
motive Firemen and Englnemen. The
railroads were represented by the twelve
committeemen of the managers' associa
tion, assieted by legal counsel. The evi
dence, It was predloted, will be largely
statistical, although It is probable that
about forty witnesses, equally divided
between the two aides, will be heard.
The arbitrators are W. L. Park and B.
E. By ram. representing the railroads, F.
A. Burgess and Timothy Bhea tor the
employes, and Judge Jeter C. Pritchard
and Charles Nagel, appointed by the gov
ernment. The board of arbitration today selected
Judge Jeter C. Pritchard as chairman and
H. 8. .Milstead of Washington, secretary.
Belgium . are as represented and views
with great graUflaalion the generous
efforts of the American people to relieve
the starving, population there. Without
such assistance there must be famine,
end I again ' repeat my expression of re
gret that cruelly reckless statements
should be allowed to impair the great
work which the generosity of the Ameri
can people 1s carrying on among a
population so dnoply In dlstresa"
"Jim Crow" Law in
Jolt by High Court
(Continued on Page Two, Column Three.)
- Passes from Pacific
Into South Atlantic
BUENOS ATRES. Argentina. Nov. 80.
Dispatches received here from Monte
video insist that there la good reason to
believe that the German squadron which
has been operating in the Pacific ocean
Is at present In the south Atlantic
Neither the French nor the British lega
tion here has any Information to confirm
these reports, nevertheless private dis
patches give them credence. It Is related
among other things that several German
steamers are preparing to leave Monte
video to provision the German warships.
Reports that the Ouwan Pacific squad
ron had succeeded In making Its way to
the Atlantic have been current for two
days. Under date of November 28 Monte
video reported that the German squadron
had been sighted 600 miles north of Punta
Pilar, Brazil, bearing- northeast.
ENEMY ON DEFENSE
Official Statement from Paris Says
Teutons in Belg-ium Fighting
to Hold Ground,
BIO GUNS ARE INTERMITTENT
Germans Shell Varloas Poaltloas
With oat (irrat Kffeet and He
ports from All Points Are
Without Ul Interest.
PARIS, Nov. 80. The French official
communication out In Paris this after
noon Is as follows:
"In Belgium the onemy Is remaining on
the defensive. The artillery fire has been
feebl and we have made prorxese at cer
tain points. In the vicinity of Fay we hold
securely the positions we occupied Nov
"In the region of Boiasons there has
been Intermittent artillery fire directed
against the town.
"in the Argonne several attacks on the
town ot Dagatelle were repulsed by our
"There has been a very heavy fog on
the belghta of the Meuse.
"In the Woevre district the enemy has
bombarded the forest of Apreraont, but
"There is nothing to report in the
Mine, Five Contact
Points, is Adrift Off
New York .Harbor
NEW YORK, Nov. 80. A mine with
five contact points extending from It Is
afloat alx miles west of Fire Island
light, according to Captain Davies of the
steampshlp Etonian, In today from Lon
don. Captain Davles said he passed the
mine this morning while his ship was
The spot where the mine Is said to oe
ad -1ft In the pathway traveled by all
transatlantic vessels leaving and enter
ing New York harbor. How the mine hap
pened to be there, by what agenclus It
was set adrift, whether Its presence was
accidental or by design, were problems.
The possibility that It had been set
adrift In the belief that It might eventu
ally find lodgment against the side of a
warship caused some speculation. The
only warships seen recently near New
York harbor have flown the British flag.
For soma time British warships patrolled
the doorway to the harbor, passing and
repassing the spot where Captain Davles
said the mine was adrift.
A recent report that a mine had been
lost by or was missing from the Brook
lyn navy yard was denied this afternoon
at the commandant's office there.
The mine was of a different design
than that adopted by the United States
army; hence the theory that It might
have escaped from Fort Hancock, or that
Mutiny Among German Soldiers
at Bruges; Hundred in Irons
of Weather. 1
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(Copyright, 19H. Press Publlslng Co.)
AMSTERDAM. Nov. 29. (Special Cable
gram to New York World and Omaha
Bee) On Friday afternoon two airmen
appeared over Ghent, dropping bombs
which wounded some civilians.
Great activity prevails around Ghent
and Bruges as large movements of troops
are taking place In the direction of the
Yoer. Only small detachments remain
at Ghent, Bruges, Ecloo Termonde, St
Nichulaa, Deknse and Thleldt.
Troops left Ghent on Friday night in
the direction of Ypres. On Thursday
evening two trainloads of young aydlers,
most of them between 17 and IS years old,
arrived at Ghent and left for Ypres.-'
It Is declared that the Gerrotms are
going to make a supreme effort to cross
the Yser, where it seems they have oon-
WASHINGTON, Nov. SO. A majority of
the supreme court today Joined in an
opinion that the Oklahoma "Jim Crow"
law proviso permitting railroads to fur
nish sleeping, dining and chair car ac
commodations only to the white race was
unconstitutional, bat they did not so de
cree because of Imperfections In the pe
tition on which the case reached the
The case was one in whloh five negroes.
claiming that the entire law was onoon-U nught be a dummy which
atituUonal, sought an injunction to re- from there, was discarded.
strain five railroads in Oklahoma from
enforcing It The Oklahoma federal
court dismissed the petition, holding the
law constitutional. The majority of the
court affirmed the dismissal today be
cause the negroes had not shown they
had applied to the roads for accommoda
tion under the law or that the railroads
had notified them that they would be re
fused certain accommodations.
The majority, through Justice Hushes,
state, however, that they could not agree
The Day9 9
Russia's forces. It Is reported
unofficially, have at last reached
Cracow, the Austrian fortress tn
northwestern Qallcla, near the
boundaries of Russia and Ger
many. An Italian correspondent
at the front states that Cracow Is
now being bombarded by heavy
Russian si ere guns, and that one
of the suburbs is In flames.
Other than this report, there
was little Information concerning
the situation In the east. The
main question, In the opinion of
London, waa whether the German
army which struck at the Rus
sian center would be able to ex
tricate Itself and fall bade to the
border without a disaster!
Opinions differ sharply aa to
the intentions of Germany con
cerning operations In the west. It
Is reported that Germany Is about
to embark on a new offensive
movement; that the allies are
about to assume the offensive;
that the German line has been
weakened perceptibly, and that a
new German array is being rushed
Russia's campaign against Tur
key likewise has reached a period
of Inactivity. The latest report
from the Russian army of the
Caucasus Is to the effect that no
movements of Importance are un
Germany acknowledges that
the Russian northern army has
penetrated into East Prussia to
distance fifteen miles southwest
of Gumblnnen, which Is about
twenty miles west of the German
border. In Belgium, saye the
French official statement, it Is
the allleB and not the Germane
who are now on the offensive.
According to the French offi
cial statement, the German forces
in Belgium are on' the defensive
and the allies have made progress
"at certain points." Fighting
continues In the Argonne, where,
the French statement asserts,
German attacks were repulsed.
Muscovite Army Opens Fire on An
cient Polish Capital with Their
Heavy Siege Guns.
PART OF THE CITY IS BURNING
German Airmen Drop Eighteen
Bombs Into Lods, Killing and
GERMAN INVASION IS CHECKED
Military Expert of Allies Cling to
the Belief that Teutons Are
BERLIN AND VIENNA DIFFER
j Twenty-Three Killed
and Many Injured by
Earthquake in Greece
LONDON, Nov. v. Twenty-three per
sona were killed and a number of others
were injured in the earthquake which oc
curred on Friday in western Greece and
with the lower court that the provision ' the Ionian islands, says a dispatch to the
as to sleeping, dining and chair cars was
constitutional. A minority, consisting of
Chief Justice White and Justices Holmes,
Lamar and MoReynolds, concurred
merely in the order of affirmance, but
expressed no views on the constitutional
France Says Kaiser's
Ultimatum to Czar
PARIS, Nov. 80. The French foreign
office today gave out . a yellow book,
wblch recites the French viewpoint of the
events which led up to the present war.
This book reviews at length the dip
loinatlo exchanges previous to the declara
tion of war. An abstract given out by
the foreign office lays emphasis upon the
responsibilities of Austria as primal
centrated great numbers of troopa. An
other report says that at Bruges there
was a mutiny amon German soldiers.
Detail, are not given, but it Ss stated j cause of the- conflict and says that Ger
that some soldiers had been arrested and j many persistently avoided every oppor
taken to Ghent On Wednesday evening tunlty to adopt measures of conciliation
a correspondent there saw about 100 Ger- and reach a settlement.
Exchange Telegraph company from
On the Island of Santa Maura the earth
quake caused strange convolutions of the
earth's surface. The mountain of Pef
kouUa oollapsed and crumbled away for a
distance- of nearly two miles and the
waters of the lonla sea penetrated the
valley to the extent of about 126 acres.
New small mountains appeared at differ
ent points on the island.
Dying for Germany
Makes Fate Easier,
Lody Wrote Family
AMSTERDAM (via London), Nov. SO.
The Cologn Gaaette publishes a letter
written by Oarl Hans Lody, who waa
recently put to death aa a apy in the
Tower of London, to relatives In Stutt
gart, the day before be was shot The
"My dear relatives: I have t runted.
In God and be has decided that my hour
has come. I must start on the Journey
through the dark valley, like so many of
my comrades in this terrible war of
"May my life be accepted aa a hum
ble offering on the altar of the father
land. The hero's death on the battle
field certainly la finer, but is not my lot.
I die here In the enemy's eountry, silent
and unknown; but the consciousness that
I die In the service of the fatherland
makes death easy.
"Tomorrow I shall be shot In the Tower.
It Is a consolation to me that I was not
treated like a spy. I had Just Judges and
shall die as an officer, not as a spy.
"Farewell. God blesa you."
They Say Battle is Progressing
Without Decisive Result "
LULL ON THE WESTERN FRONT
Herman. Attacks oa Allies- lib la
ArfnnM Said te Be Frwltleaa
BeehrKa-e Preparing? for
Another Ren Attach.
LONDON. Nov. 30 A dispatch
to Renter's Telegram company from
retrograa saya inai on uonaay last ,
German airmen dropped eighteen
bombs In the main street of Lods,
destroying the Golrechter factory,
killing or wounding many of the
population and causing heavy prop
"Shells falling In Zgiera, a few
miles north of Lods. started a fire
which destroyed a large part ot the
MILAN (Via London), Nor. 30. ,
The siege of Cracow has begun, ac
cording to a correspondent of the
Corriere Delia Sera, who la with the
Muscovite army. Hexvires that the
Russians are bombarding the forts
with their heavy siege guns and that
one of -the suburbs of the city is re
ported to be In flames.
BERLIN, Not. 30--(By -Wireless
to London V The following official
statement was given out at military
"There la nothing ot note to re
port from the western theater of the
"On the East Prussian frontier an
attempt by strong Russian foroea to
make a surprise attack on the Ger
man fortifications east of Darken
men failed, with heavy losses to the
enemy, from whom we captured a
few officers and 600 men.
"South ot the Welchael (Vistula
river) the counter attacks which we
mentioned yesterday led to satisfac
tory results. Eighteen cannon and
more than 4,600 prisoners fell Into
"Nothing of note has occurred In
LONDON, Nov. 80. References to the
Russian success in North Poland have
become somewhat chastened since the
cautionary report Issued by Grand Duke
Nicholas, commander of the Russian
forces In the field, was mad public.
Nevertheless the military critics tn the
capitals of the allies, according to dis
patches reaching London, remain con
vinced that the German Invasion of Rus
sian Poland baa suffered a check which
only the most strenuous efforts of the
German commanders can save from de
generating into disaster.
new report from Petrograd seta forth
Russians Take Ten Miles of
German Trenches in Polaud
man soldiers In irons guarded by sol
diers with fixed bayonets.
In one of the Ghent hotels a German
officer has committed suicide.
The Germans are again moving up
heavy guns to Zeebrugge. Twelve of these
camfrm Alx La Chappelle. It Is
learned from Cologne that a number of
four, Including field artillery, have
passed thrupgh on their way to the Rus
sian frontier. They were withdrawn
from the battle, front in France where
they had bean lor about two months.
In Its presentation of the case the
French foreign office places the respon
sibility fuliyopon Austria and Germany,
and relates that Great Britain, Russia
and Franc were ready to adopt means
of settlement, but that the Teuton allies
would not consent
Germany's ultimatum to Russia Is said
to have precipitated the rupture.
France, acoordlna; to Uie book, ex
hausted every possible avenue of concilia
tion before It decided to draw the sword
to defend 1U very life.
PETROGRAD, Nov. 80-(Vla London)
Six hundred prisoners, seven guns and
many wounded fell Into Russian hands
In yesterday's fighting to the west of
Lowicx, where the Russians took ten
miles of German trenches between
Ulovno and Sobota, according to Infor
mation received today through trust
Glovno is sixteen miles northeast of
Lods, and Sobota U twelve miles north
of Glovno. The trenches wens protected
by triple earthwork and wire defenses.
It Is seml-offlclally announced that the
Germans have received reinforcements in
the shape of two infantry divisions and
oi.s cavalry division.
The oocuatlon of Glovno, Iilelavy and
Hobota straightens and strengthens the
Russian right wing, which already Is
said to have widely outflanked the Ger
man left, brtnglug the Russian right
from twenty to twenty-flv miles in It
advance on Strykow, where a battle now
Is raging, and puts the German center
under an attack from Glovno and Lods.
Military experta are ot the opinion
that the German position around Lods
today Is far more critical than U was
during the Initial reverses around War
saw a month ago. They point out that
the German army I 100 miles from
Thorn, its base, and the fact that the
occupation ot its present position was so
preulpltata Indlcatea that the line of re
treat was not well organised.
Military observer also maintain that
the Germans will be greatly handicapped
by the withdrawal even should they ex
ecute the movement in fairly good order.
The extent of the Russian advanoe li
Hast Prussia between the Masur lakes
and the river Angeraph Is officially
stated to b on day's march.
(Continued oa Page Two, Column Four.)
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