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TIIK HRK: OMAHA. THL'KSDA V. DKCKMIUiR 1UU.
THOMPSON; BELDEN & CO.
Full Particulars of
Our January Clear
ing Sale Will be in
The Sale Worth
, ; Waiting for
TEUTONS TRY TO
TAKE ST. GEORGES
German Official Report Sayi Attack
I ii Being Made on Point Pre
I viouily Abandoned.
j FIGHT IN EAST PRUSSIA
' II nnnl nn (milrr Driven Burk T
' vtmrA Itlver Mcmaa Three
I Hulllra Kaalna
j alan nlMii.
BKRM.N. lec. ..-iH Wireless to
Lowion.i The offlrlal romrrmnlcatlrtn,
ari vn out tcl.-iy hy the cjerman war of
I "In the etern theater of the war w
still 'no fiKhdnif .nr the hamlet of St.
' ;ni to the smith of Nleiipott, which
we wnrp compnlli'il to evarunte owing to
i a surprise stai k.
j "Htorni ami rolil lisve mimed damMt
; tn the poKltiniia of both elds In Flandcrt
j and In northern Trance.
"On the rest of tho front the day
l passed quietly.
latalry Driven Back.
"In K-t 1'ruesla the Ruoalan cavalry
waa dlven back In the, direction of Plll
k all en, (four nil lea from the Russian
frontier and couth of the Nlemt-n river).
"In Poland: On the right bank of the
Vistula the fltuatlon remains unchanged.
On the western bank of the V istula the
offensive to tho east of the .tributary
Bzura continue. For the rent, fighting
on and to the enat of the Hnwka branch
rontlnuea, aa well aa at Inowlxla, and In
the region to the snuthwet of thU place.
"Reports from outsltfe sourres give the
impression that lowlci and Sklernlewlco
are not In our possession. We ruptured
these places more than six clay ago.
Pklernlewlcc la altuated far behind our
GERMAN OBSERVER ON DUTY From the top of this
ladder, screened by a stack of hay, the lookout is enabled
to watch the effect of his gunners' fire on the enemy's
alone to exercian the rlghc '. searching
and detaining neutral ahlpa.
Stntln that the right of search I con
certed In the American note, the West
mlnater Uaaeltc admits that thla right
should he exercised with all possible re
gard to the convenience of neutrala.
It suggests that It would be well for
the British government to aupply dally
tn the American ambassador a lint of
ahlpa Mopped with a atatemcnl of the
reasons therefor, ao that question aris
ing lu thla connection might be Adjusted
t once. Blmllar. Information might be
given to ' American newspaper ronre
apondenia in' London. The Westminster
Uasette aayi it feels, sure that Inatruc
tlona will be given to avoid detention of
ahlpa on mere suspicion, ami that if audi
j searches aa can be conducted at sea fall
.(From- g Staff rorre.pondenO , rev,, yood ground for forcible V
Ltir-,JL?t I'm.. w.-icvit.-w
SAYS COUNTY JAIL
IS A DOPE SCHOOL
Hany Pvii, 8ent to Penitentiary
From Douglas County Makes
EASY TO SECURE 'THE DRUG
Aaaereon,. the ntetrUtator I see Heel
ef Sftaa'as Secretion Place .
mm rasaea Ji eagle .'
. . Areiad.
rounty Jail of fJouglas county la a dope
school, nooordtng to Information given
ly Harry Dnvts, 21 year old, received at
tha state penitentiary from that county
Davis arts out In hla story that nhen
he was first placed In tho Jail he did not
kaow anything about the drug, lie was
restless the first few nights and could
not sleep. 11 claims that a man namod
Anderson, hearing him complain, urged
Mm to take shot or morphine and he
fished out a lot of stuff and a nedle aid
gave htm a done. He slept ao well that
he took another the next night and kept
Aa evidence that his story is true aJ far
as the- drug la ooncerned. Da via body la
-u versa with absceasea which lie said
resulted from the use of an Infeclud
Jiedle which w.n vaed by all the prison
ers without being cl-aned. Davla gives
the fetowtng version of how It waa used:
'rata it Onto Andersen. ". '
Anderson shot the morphine In and
i.fttn naseed the needlo to a number of
tha other prisoners In the Jail, lie wmilrt
toea the loaded nncdlx to the trustlea
and the would tako It down the nxt
tier tf cells. rVime of the other prisoners
would glva Anderson mirrors, pieces of
read - or anything else they hnd for
dome of the morphine. Home of theee
aorea funned almost as noun d the
needle was stuck Into my ekln. The
ittr' tended to one of them, but the
turnkey told ma to tlx the rest of them
There waa lota of dope In the jail
there 'and It didn't look to me as they
mad: muah of an attempt to keep u
tent lila In the lied ot
the needle stuck 111 Om
tcntlon such action will not be resorted to.
To prevent Ureat Britain from check
ing shipment of copper to Uermany
would In effect be American Intervention
on '.tho aide' of Germany, thla newspaper
(entendn. It absolves Washington from
any such' Intention, and points out that
If the difficulties are. faced in a spirit of
fairness , the two governments by friendly
agreement will be able to ease tha alt
pat Ion for each other.
A plea for mutual good will Is made
by 'the Pall Mall' Oasette, which urges
that betwerg two English speaking na
lions so accustomed to frank discussion
ml plain dealing there la bo necessity
fot "Irritating; over any appareitt brus-
uu're Ju. the "juessage. rl .' ' "i
Him newspaper admits fliat the' United
Hates U suffering considerable tncon-
ytqlonye, ;byt says It la quite evident that
the Hermans arc receiving war materials
from neutral sources. Ilrltaln, It declares
la bound to uphold Ha right to check
thla traffic 'and has done everything
within ,lts power to mitigate the Incon
venience experienced by neutrals. It. I
prepared to go still further If the way
can' bo pointed out.
Ttiff-ICvenlng Ktandard asks America
lo-continue ta recognise that tho prime
duty or the British navy Is to see that
nothing goee to Germany which oaa
holp it ' ' (
We, have llttlo doubt of Its willing-
ness and may have aa little uncertainty
ai to'lhe'splrll of fairness to iieutrala In
Which the Crlliah govortunent dt aires to
YOLLMER SAYS U.S. .
COULD END THE WAR
(Continued from Page One.)
iiaue must be tried out in the I'aclCic
and It may he to the Interest of this
country to have a powerful friend at Its
(asat Beat (erauan.
Hcpresentatlve Vollmer emphatically
"Germany cannot lie bcHten In thla war.
Her people are united and determined to
fight to the last drop of blood. If this
war continues it will go on until all tha
world ia dragged down to bankruptcy.
"Do you think the German government
expecta us sertouslv to pass such a reso
lution aa thla?" asked Chairman Flood.
"I believe, anJ persons who have, been
In Germany say," replied Vollmer, "that
the Germans look with grave "displeasure
on shipments of arms to the allies."
Representative Bartholdt told the com
mittee that by "dollar neutrality" the
t'ntted 8late was alienating the friend
ship of Germsny and Austria. ,
Nellngr Neutrality for tiold.
"The alliance vL 3reat Britain with
Japan la not a good omen for our future
In the Paolflc. We are now selling our
neutrality for British gold," he said.
"Is It your contention that while tech
nically neutral, wa are really one of tha
allies, supplying tha bullets for the oth
ers?" asked rirpreacntative Cooper. ' i
1 vl believe we are partloepa crlinlnlav"
said Representative Bartholdt. "In tha
fnall.iliig and killing of men. the making
f wldjws and orphans and the prolonga
tion of tha war."
Representative Bartholdt declared ship
ments of war munitions alnco tho war
began aggregated tlM.OOO.Ooo.
"I am convinced." he auld. In conclu
sion, "that by cutting off tha exportation
ef tho war supplies we can bring the
War to a eloso very soon. And tha cutting
f MJ i
1 Sill 1-'
ar 1 u : 4
AJlll ViM 'M
NN-m.u...i,s.iis-Miirr :. pr?iM yrTTSISCjav I
i FEDERAL TROOPS
Troop L of Twelfth Cavalry Ordered
from Routt County to Fort
Meade, S. D.
OTHERS ARE READY TO DEPART
Artaal Time of Farther withdraw
ala to B Determlaed mr Cel-
el Loekett aai
erwer A mo as,
WASHINGTON. Dec. 30.-Troop L. of
the Twelfth Vnlted States cavalry, on
patrol duty in the 9ak Creek district,
Routt county. Colorado, alnce last May,
waa ordered today to return to Its home
station at Fort Meade. 8. D. Orders for
the gradual withdrawal of tha other fed-
erai troops sent into woioraao to queu
the mining disorders are In preparation.
. Tha gradual withdrawal of federal
troops la In accord with a plan considered
at recent conferences between President
Wilson, Secretary Garrison, Governor
Ammons of Colorado and Oovernor-eloct
Carlson. At that time Governor Amnions
said he would replace the regulars by
Tha main strength ef the federal troops
la la the Trinidad district, where Colonel
Iockett hag tha Eleventh cavalry from
Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., aa well as the
aeoond aquadron of the Fifth cavalry
from Forth Leevnworth, Kan. Troops 1
E and H of the Twelfth cavalry are at I
i anon vny, wnne m macnuie gun platoon
and troops F, O, t and M of the Twelfth
cavalry ar at Louisville.
The actual time for the withdrawal of
all these organizations will be deter
mined at conferences between Colonel
Locket t and Governor Ammons, but
orders have been Issued for all to be
ready to leave the state at any time.
got off the rati. One tiain on the othe,
side this Place .tuck in the no.
making five enm- 1o uaa before the
1 track wa cleared.
The Caaae f Bhtaaaatlaaa.
is atom.oh trouble. l.V Hvar and . e
ranged Kidneys. Try Electrl8 tt
Regulate, liver and help, kldnej t
work. 50c and 1100. All drugU-AJ-vertiscment.
Bee Want Ads Are the Beit Buslnwe
Read Dally by People In Pearch of Ad
Klve KaBlaes la lion.
SUPERIOR, Neb.. Dec. SO. (Special
Telegram.) A Missouri Pacific wreck
occurred today northeast of thla city,
near Mount Clair, when an engine sent
to help a train back en the track alao
an individual as your
Executor, you not only
risk his living, but his
ability to serve your es
tate faithfully and hon
estly. In appointing the
Peters Trust Company
you make a wise choice
of an Executor wlio is
not only willing but
able to perform every
duty promptly and effi
ciently. Our charter Is permanent
and our facilities adequate.
Ask far any defired information.
Capital - - $200,000.00
Surplus - - $275,000.00
,Vjj 1622 FARNAM STRtET
off at Just one month of war would mean
more to tie than all the profits that the
manufacturers of war supplies could
Harlre Coaawamr Electa Of leer a.
BEATRICE. Neb., Dec. 30. (Special.)
At a meeting of Company C Tuesday
evening G. Otho Sear. wa. unanlmoualy
elected captain of the company. A. J.
Pethoud and George Freeman, who were
candidatca for the place, having with
drawn. Hears' name came as a aurprlae
to member, of tlte company, and he waa
recommended for the place by a commit
tee selected to pick a neutral man from
the company. The meeting- wa. presided
over by Mayer llolllngworth and was
or folk Milk Ordtneaoe Attacked.
MADISON, Neb., Deo. 80. (Speolal.)
Swltser Bros, of the Ewlt.er Creamery
company, Norfolk, filed suit In tha dis
trict court enjoining; the enforcement of
the milk ordinance recently enacted by
the city council of Norfolk. The city of
ficials are made parties' defendant. Jack
Koonlgsteln, attorney for the plaintiffs,
will appear before Judge Welch In cham
bers at Wayne today, asking for a tem
porary restraining order until hearing
can be had on the Issues aet forth In the
PIEJIRE. S. D.. Doc. 30. (Special Tele
gram.) Judi?e McNenny In circuit court
at Ft. Pierre today sentenced Herman
Sonnenscheln. prominent Stanley county
rancher, to five yeara In the penitentiary'
on cohvlctlon of the charge of larcency of
two care of cattle in that ounty.
Sonnenscheln with Ed Carr and Jack
Borden, all prominent ranchmen, waa
charged with .hipping two cara of atolan
cattle from Lantry to Chicago. The cat
tle were stopped at Mobridge and re
turned to their owners. Bonne nacheln la
convicted principally on the evidence of
Carr. Borden la a fugitive from Justice.
Sonnenscheln Is at liberty on an appeal
bond of S7.6U0.
ouC .Aurtnaon kept lila In the lie.
hla shoe and bad
llnin of hi. shoe
aha was bis wife
nwtrnhtn. T her fcc
onoe. no waa srreeie.i on a inar.e 01 ,nnnt YVIlaun lilmse f hints thera are nun.
ueed ra?.."ril. International law' god It. obll-
her nlvr it to Mm ' nations." says the Standard. "Aa Presl-
ind paid a flno and gut out.
At the county Jail last night It was
asserted that Harry Davla waa a loie
Pe in Aiueika who complicate the sit
uation by taking a lea. rigid view than
their government." '
Globe ae Ma.
.fiend at the time he enteied the -county Tlin comment In the Globe la rharac
I Jail, pecember I, having come there On a j terUllc of that ncwiapttr'. attitude to
convktloa after a trial for breaking- and ! ward American affairs.
I entering. -The jailer assorts .thut when ins Amerlcun government In effect
1 he compelled Pavls to take hla bath at
j the eoualy Jail he- discovered that his
. left arm showed number o ai made
iiriuniidM that we should renounce In
the interest of American profits our
most potent weapon agulnxt our enemy;
a ay tlroe after their Incarvaratlon.
'by tho needle used In Injecting the co-.'hat we should raise the blockade against
cai.. enemy's auppllva," saya the Globe.
' Officials at the Jail denied that they 1 It contends that the American govern.
.have any knowledge that dope la spirited I remained silent In the face of vlc
I lata the place, or that any Is n the poa- I iRllon of all the conventions adopted at
J aesdoa ef prisoners, or used by thoin at; imgue, and the "Indefensible out-
ragea Intilcted on Bolglum." It contin
ues: , .
"The voice of the great neutral nation
nieii seeks to be the .final arbiter to
1 illlUlluii la raised for the firm time, I
not on any questloli of higher morality,
bill tfl l" V Tifmm In . u a , . .1
,tt riniT aTrtrmn . ...r ul me ,ai l uiat 1
1 I K WlliKUN -NUl tl Breateu war In the history of the
FOR FULL TEXT
VJait for the "Barnum
ailey" of Ail Sales!
My semi-annual Half -Price "Dol-
lar-Do-wn" Sale starts Saturday,
January 2, "Watch this paier
Friday night for full details. Big
ger and better than ever this year.
DEDDE0, 1417 Douglas
. (Continued from Pago One.)
lenient attitude adopted by the UrtltMi
government toward American cotton,
which, they aay might easily bo regarded
as contraband, because of Its extensive
use 1st- gun cotton, but which has nut
been put on the contraband lUt. They
say thla leniency toward cotton, how
ever, 'ha a been abused by shippers who
used tl to conceal copper and other contraband.
The1Vashlngton communication to the
British government holds the first place,
not only In the news and editorial col
umns, of tha newspapers, but wherever
the war and Its attendant ramifications
are dJsousaed. It Is contended everywhere
that mutual good will surely will bridge
thla difficulty and ollvlaU further Irritation-'
"We have no right to reel aggrieved be
cause 6f tha American endeevora to miti
gate the losses which the war inflicts on
tha an4rch.nta and manufacture! s of that
country," says tho Westminster Gasettc.
Thla newspaper, more than any other, re
flect the vlewa of the government. It
contend, that It Is to the lnlereata of
neutrals, as well as belligerents, to
HhortfH the war, and that, tberefoie.
neutiala should submit to any reasonable
restrictions, a hkb are likely. to have this
effect. ' '
"Why doin t the foiled States address
!ls:remeustraace to ciraai and Austria
Instead of Great Britain?" akt the West
minster Gasette; and answers Its own
sjuutton by explaining that command of
the aea yorian frauca and Great Britain
orld has Interfered with the oimortunt-
tlrs of American traders to make money
out or. the neceavltlcs of bcllliierent."
The (llobe concludes Its comment as
There Is only one uosnible .answer to
the American demuud: No." :
Will I'rlal Teat er ute.
W.VMUNtiroN. Doc, 3u.Adniinl.tra
tlon officials and all offl.h.1 and dip
lomats Washington were deeply Inter
ested lolay in reading Umdona views
ou Uie Amerlcun note, but there were no
"' aev uii.ments In t in .n ....
Home of tho neutrni dli)lomaia here have
ben auvWled with tho of f I. ial mrmor
end uni sumii. arising the contents of the
paper, and fair Cecil Surlng-lUce. the
BrltUh ambacador has received a conv
It as stated officially, however, that It
would nut be publiKhed here.
YOUTH SUSTAINS BROKEN
LEG WHILE "HOOKING ON"
KCPERIOK. Neb . Doe. 1. -(Special
Telegram ) Karl I'arnons of Oulde
hock, who was coining around the
busiest corner in rAioerlor "hooked on"
to a wagon, was wtinj Into lr. Mitch
ell's auto and bad his leg broken.
Urilalaed na Priest.
' IIATIN. Neb.. Ie. . Sp.Wl
.Telvgra.ni V 1 1 1 j 1 a. Hanks of liold
rege was ordained prk'ft In the Kplsooral
church today, the Kt. Rev. TJeorge A.
Beecher. bUhop of Western Ncbiasks,
condocUug . the ceresuoay, asslated by
vlfltlng clergymen. U will lmmodla.taly
beconta rector of tbg Chadioa pariah,
Be reassured ! You are safe !
My friend, Mr. Jameson, has informed me of
your great upheaval of spirits, and has re
quested me to see you and inquire into the
nature of the case. 1 v
From a casual investigation I have made into
the cases of Messrs. Haxworth, Fletcher and
Sherburne, whom you mention in your adver
tisements, I think the same parties are respon
sible for your annoyance.
But you need not worry.
The detection of crime, Miss Elaine, in these
modern days is all science. Finding a criminal
is not more difficult than working out a
If, by any chance we should miss you at the
proposed meeting place at City Hall, I will watch
for your announcement in tomorrow's paper.
Third Sled FREE This Week
The picture of the Sled
will be In The Bee every
day this week.
Cut them all out and
uBk your friends to save
the plcturea la their pa
per for you, too. See how
many pictures you can
get and bring them to
The Bee office.
The Sled will be given
Free to the boy that
ends di the most pictures before 4 P. M Saturday, January 2.
Matinee Each Day
r 1 1
School of Dancing
19th and Farnam
1CABT r. OOOfXB Behaoi ef Pyx
ing. Beantlfal new studies, ltl anu
Farnam 8ts, Clasaes tn ball seam,
MtheUo and national daneingj, fie
elasaea for ehlldren aa4 duU
be formed after January 1st, 9M
attention to ortvata cluua wis ihlng ln
itructlon tn social dancing, bMMran
rioueated to enroll In eleaaes h-tore
January . '
rill ll CO mata Loew .floor, H.
I IlluLU M Balooay, fl, T5o, BOet
sag JUner rioor, tl.ftO. SI I BaL.
Too, aOOi gaL. S5. SBATM I1UUK1.
Gun., Jan. 3. .llo"
MORN Msteleal a? how
BOYD, our'" w
'Tonight; Mate. Bew T.axa.
at., a&e. Burtat Prtees S9 ft 60
BOT0 ni4Tta STOCK CO.
Wtta Fref. cnaaabers' ruplls in
' ObUIII VT7B OBBTrBB1
m .. T7 1 DmitY acat. ls-se
( Bvao-a, la-a-M-T..
K.reS a Bran aTew anew
T.ma CVDvV II II fit sensual
7:oOPEn'S " ftorlei'ioe
Tom -Btinoks" M'.Rae and II other fun
t.ra Beauty Cnorue of Fortune Tell
Sri. Pla Novel'y Burnrlss i at . Xtfa aim.
rite Show starting at llild N.w ar'.,
bABzar nB scat, win bats,
Ij.IIt M.iin. i m msu, sits
B41k Iirrt s w.
ThU weak i Owit
ivtalu, Muk A w.u
.r. PniK'. Annul
Ctroa, Kit. hoi.n4
ijui Lou " BoU. br r. OffcrtS lT.it
TlkiT: mfc ii. test m .mm
lanvt au. a.4 Sob- aihc a at a ih.
ItedpAth Serie No. T
THE BEN GREET PLAYERS
10-la-SO cents to holders of meml.ei
sbips. Reserve seats at Box Offlie
Also 6ee4 Season neeerratioM Tet
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