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THE OMAHA SUNDAY HKE: .JANUARY .'5. l!ir.
BATTLES RAGE ON
BOTH WAR FRONTS
Situation, Eait and Weit, Seemi to
Have Beached Position of
NEITHER SIDE CAN MAKE GAIN
tfrmim riad It lasaewslhle to Koree
Way to W'mrmnff Alum Amy of
Lines of' Adreere Taey
LONDON. Jan. 1-Battles of conslder
sble proportion are taking plan along
the two Ions front In eastern and In
The flKhtlns In Flandcra and northern
Kranre ha been confined largely to ar
tillery engagement, except near Bethune.
where tlx O.rnnni claim Uiey have
taken a Pr!t!sh trench. They admit,
however, the torn of St. Georces, near
the lielglan count, whlrh the official re
pert from Berlin saya It waa derldnd not
to attempt to retake, owing to tbe high
level of the water there.
(.ernian Make Progress.
la the Argnnne region, where the bat
tle haa been almost continuous for weeka,
It haa been the Ocrmang' turn to make
a little progress, as an offset to which,
however, the French declare they have
continued their advance In upper Alsace.
On the whole, the situation seem vir
tus lly to have reached a. position of
statement Neither aide baa teen able
to make nny groat Impression on their
antagonists line, and both being very
strongly entrenched, it is considered un
likely that either the Oermana or allies
will attempt another general offensive
until superiority In numbera la retained
Caa't Cross Rivers.
Much the same situation prevail! In
northern I'oland, where the Oermans are
reported to have found It Impossible to
get across the Bsura and Rawka rivers
and have boen equally unsuccessful In
advancing along the 1111c river. They
are raid to be digging themselves In,
preparatory to remaining until the hard
ening of the grouad by the frost makes
the movement of troops less difficult.
The growth of the Hrltlsh army la
shown by an army order Ismied tonight
constituting alx armlea of three corps
each. Thus, several grr.erala who com
manded army corps at tbe beginning of
the war now find themselves at the
heads of armies.
U. S. Note of Protest Called Most
Important Paper Since War Began
ROME. Jan. 2.-The newspaper Vita,
the organ of the Italian radicals, today
comments at considerable length on the
recent American note to Oreet Britain
on the subject of shipping.
"This is the most Important document
which haa appeared since the beglnnlnt
of the war." the paper says, "for tha ra
aon that It cornea from the greatest
power In the world not Involved In th
conflict. Neutrals nowadays must .he
In a position to enforce their rights. This
the United Ftatea ran do, for she haa
enormous Internets throughout the world,
and a formidable fleet.
"Fortunately," the paper . roes an.
"American Interests are Identical with
those of the entailer neutral powers.
These state can follow In the footsteps
of the ITnltnd States. Should the neutral
powers of Europe join hands, as hare
done the countries of Scandinavia, for
the protection of their maritime Interest,
their voice would be more convlncmg.
Experience shows that obeervano of the
rights of neutrality la contingent upon
the possession of material strength oh
the part of the neutral powers to enforce
their point of view." )
The Vita, expresses the hope that vthe
neutral states of Europe will take advan
tage of this opportunity to act together
with America, In Insisting that the rela
tions between neutrals and belligerent
be now settled on the broad hauls of all
neutrals to all belligerents. Otherwise,
the fatted States Individually wUI get
all the satisfaction, while the other
neutral powera would be worse off than
they ware before.
Taf Praises Wilson's Note. '
WASHINGTON. Jan. 2 -Former Presi
dent Taft here today praised the Amer
ican note to Great Britain on treatment
of American ship. He said he had read
the communication carefully and said he
believed It "waa Just light "
"Of course," he said, "I am not familiar
with the facts upon which the note waa
based, but It Impressed me as a proper
and Just communication. I think It was
British Bat restates Warned.
LONDON. Jan. 1 The board of trade
today notified the British merchant
marine that It la essential for the cap
tains of all British merchant ships al
ways to have on board their bills of lad
Ing sjid a manifest of the cargo. Neglect
to comply with these Instructions, It la
set forth, may result In merchant ahlps
being stopped and delayed by warships
of Oreat Britain or of the allied navies.
It Is anticipated that the production
of manifests will assist In the passage
of neutral cargoes without detention to
: NEWSPAPER ADS ARE BEST
Russ Enter Hungary
From Four Points
T.ONrKN. Jan. J.-The Tally Malt's
I tome correspondent send- a telegram re
rclved there from tsuliist which says
that the Russians arc invading Hungary
from four points.
'Refugees are flocking Into Budapest,"
the dispatch adds. "There la a panic
throughout Hungary aa a result of the
rapid retreat of the Austrian army before
this new Kusslan advance. All publla
meetings have been prohibited In Hudev
Worse Than Thought
f.GNDON. Jan. 1 The Amaterdam cor
respondent of the Times says he learns
that the condition of Emperor William
of Germany, who waa recently reported
aa having recovered from an Illness, la
worse than Is generally supposed. The
rorruspondent says he waa Informed that
sooner or later Che emperor must return
to Berlin for sn operation on his throat,
but Is deferring the trip because he Is
anxious to roturn only after securing a
NEGROES TRY TO LYNCH
MEMBER OF OWN RACE
CHARLESTON. Mo., Jan. i-A gang of
levee workmen attempted to lynch
' one of their number here today because
had atabbod the foreman. ' a .white
man. A passing train crew Interfered
and saved the ntgro after the gang had
- placed a rope around his neck, prepara-
tory to hanging him. , ' i
Tonight William Dodson, foreman of
the negroes. Is at Birds Point, twelve
miles east of here. In a critical condi
tion as a result of the wounda Inflicted
by Andrew Wiggins. The latter, with
two gun shot wounda In his arm and one
In hla head, received while resisting ar
rest. Is In Jail here pending the outcome
of Podeon'e Injury.
if You Gould Only
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You'd Go to lied Rather Sore at the
Work You'd Have to Do.
Fancy a master that worka a horse
ku long, without rest, that the poor old
beast at last has to go to a bone olle
l aucy yourself doing the same thins
with your stomach the uobiesl of ail
our physical organs.
Ju.i Imaeine yourself devoting: hours
of cejles murk to the dlgeat'on of el
llieu.1 which you rannui uigvei usv-e.UK
of wrongful ingredients glveu to you by
Is nut a man very foolish to Imaclr.
a raw sick stoma h capable of good work
when the Juices it receives are so filled
with alkali or add that they actually
cut the stomach membrane?
to you not know from a commcji
sense point of view that to continue
m h a course means not only the im
- palrmtnt of your stomach but of all 01
gestlve organs aa wellt
htusrt's lvsleisla Tablets go Into
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lour cuiuuion aciise will tell yeu that
en great an aid to digestion aa Stuart's
I ykela Tablets could not be In every
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hy ail classes of stomach sufferers.
No more are they a doubtful quality.
They have peeked a rigid examination
y all manner of etomauh and digestive
teats, and they have been awarded the
inploma of American patronage. Thelr's
has leen the practical teat.
Htuart's Iyatensla Tablets are for
gala at all druaalets at 60c a box.
Ktm.f coupon below today an we w!,
nt once eeiid you iy mail a aampla free.
Frco Trial Coupon
T. A gtaart Co, ISO Btwart Blag.,
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SPEAKS FROM EEAL EXPERIENCE
W. II. Hedge, of H. M. Brlleaby
Co. f.lvee rrefereaee to Dally
rapers Kvea Over Flwaa
rial Teehaleal Press.
"The proof of the pudding 1 In the
If anybody Is still, at this late day.
seeking to know whether newspaper ad
vertising pays for public utility corpora
tions, let him ask those who have
11. M. Bylleaby It Co. of Chicago, engi
neers and managers of public, utility
properties In some one hundred cities
and many states of tbe union, use news
paper advertising for the promotion of
their interests very eitennlvely. They
maintain a highly-developed publicity de
partment under the direct supervision of
a thoroughly trained man, with years ol
newspaper experience to begin with. This
man la William H. Hodge, for some year,
city hail reporter en The Bee, who lef
here In 1908 to become managing edltoi
of Pubilo Pcrvlce, Chicago, a technlca
magaslne dealing with all kinds of utljl
ties. From there he went to the Kyi
Through Mr. Hodge, II. M. Byllesb;
A Co. spend annually largo sums o
money for dally newspaper space all ova,
Does It payf
Here la his answer as published In th
We have entire confidence In the effl
cacy of newspaper advertising as an In:
portant aid in the aala of clectrio ligh
and power nnd gas.
VVa also have confidence In the valu
of newspaper advertising as a medlu
for conveying economic, truths regsnllti
our Industry to the public. The utlltl
properties under our management, wl. '
possibly one Or two exceptions, are cot
slstent and persistent commercial advc
Ueere In the local newspapera
Within the past year newspaper advei
tlBtng scored heavily in the auccess of
house-wiring campaign at Uiulsvlll .
where the commercial manager aecret
Ited It with developing at least 7S n
cent, of a large amount of business, rn
resenting an Investment upon the part o'
the puhllo of not less than 1100,000.
Newspaper advertising also counted
heavily In a auwesMful wiring campaign
at Minneapolis during the past year. It
la at present a large factor in the holiday
sales of electrlo household devices, of
which probably twice aa many will be
sold at the Hylleeby properties as dur
lr g any previous season.
Our faith In newspaper advertising for
the purposes mentioned is shown by the
fact that no departures from our regu
lar program are contemplated during the
coming year, unleaa the Improved condi
tions, which we hope for, make advisa
ble the use of sMllional space.
With respect to financial advertising,
we believe that newwpaper advertising
will play a much larger part In market
ing high-grade bonds and stocks than It
haa In the past In order to reach the
constantly growing number of small In
vestors. FAST TRAIN HITS BUGGY
AND TWO PERSONS DEAD
OPRINQPTBU). 111., Jan. t-Phil
Caslew, 11 years old. was killed and
Miss F-tella Mcdfreah, It years, received
Injuries resulting In her death, while oft
the war ' to a hospital here, when the
buggy In which they were returning
from a New Tsar's party la a suburb,
waa struck by a fast train on the Illinois
Central railroad.- ' ''"
Culls from tho Wire
The Y ai ul river In Bouthera honors'
haa gone on a rampage drowning stock,
washing away bridges, destroying crop,
farming Improvements and Irrigation
d Utiles. The Inhabitants have sought
safety In the billa and It is rumored
some have been drownwi.
Aa a New Year greeting to its I 00 em
phyes the Twin City Kapld transit com
pany of fcU Paul, announced that a pen
slon plan providing retirement on prao
tlcally half pay at the age of to years,
haa been adopted, together with plana
for accident, sickness and death benefits,
"It the national government wishes the
various stales to maintain a ritlsen sot
dlery. it should furnish a greater Inoen.
live to tha young men of the country
to bncome soldiers," Oovernor Unas
of Illinois said, la addressing- toe fttoers
of the Illinois National guard, who went
to Knrlng field to pay tnelr annual New
Year s call on their conunaader-in-ehief.
The aura of fc, 430,000 was obtained for
W'ellesley college in the fourteen months
)ust ended, according to a statement
given out by the treasurer. Lewis K.
Morse, at Boston. Of the amount. tUO,
Including a conditional pledge of
IjoA.OOU froin the general edu-atlonal
toard was raised before the fire of March
17, when college hall waa burned. The
remaining t3.uu0.uu0 Includes a pledge from
the Uovkefeller foundation of r',("0.
Newsapera are so accessible to all that
they are not essential to libraries, ac
cording to the opinion of members of the
league of library commissions, meat
lug at Chicago. Dr. Frank P. Hill,
librarian of the Brooklyn pubilo library.
Suggested, that the Oust to the public
for newspapers was so k w that to main
tain a free reading room of daily patera
would be a buruen to the library and
not of sufficient benefit to the patron.
For the second time within a week
a robber was killed at St. Louis by the
storekeeper, whom he tried to hold up.
The dead man a as identified as Charles
Toaer, a police character, u years old,
He was killed by Uorge Vaaleoplous. a
restaurant owner, whlla two atooniplloeg
were attempting to empty the cash
register. Toacr entered the restaurant
with leveled revolver and drove the
oaaer and a patron Into the kitchen.
Theie Vaaleoplous saisad his own re
volve frura a shelf and shot tho robber
aa be entered the kitchen door. Toaer
died In the arms of a policeman at
tract by the shot. His accomplice
IS DRGEDBY BRYAN
Secretary of State Auerte Thii ii
Beit Way to Put Skidi Under
UTTER READ AT T0PEKA MEET
Xebraskaa Says that la Matter of
Prohibition Essphasla ftaoetd
e Laid oa Contests la
TOPF.KA. Kan., Jan. t-Total ab
stlnence aa the surest way of overthrow
ing the liquor traffla was advocated by
William J. Bryan, secretary of state, In a
letter to Finn O. Borton. national sec
retary of the Intercollegiate Prohibition
association, read at tho closing session
of th convention of that organisation
Mr. Bryan further asserted, that those
"who want to abolish saloons will not
allow them to hide behind e -
of local self government when enough
states act favorably to make It likely
hat a national amendi.nent will be rati
Jit hla letter Mr. Bryan said:
"In the matter of prohibition, I think
thtt at preaont the emphasis should bo
laid on the contests of the states. In
some states th time la ripe for action.
and I think It la better to concentrate
the forces on the than to spread them
over tho entire union. However, this la
a matter of opinion and relates to th
policy of national action at this time
rather than to th principles Involved.
Growth ( aeatlmeat.
"Th strong vote polled in the bouse
. j ui, snows how rapidly
anilment Is growing against th saloon.
,i me oeoate over in a amendment, a
rest deal waa said about th doctrine
f 'local self government' It was In
jked against national prohibition. You
eed not worry about that Th liquor
itereats have no mors respect for local
i f government than they bav for
Numbers of letters from leading men
i state and national life were read.
That of Morris Sheppard. United States
senator from Texas, asserted that "th
college men of the country have no higher
duty than that of Impressing on tbe
American people the necessity of abolish
ing th liquor traffic."
Robert L. Owen. United states senator
from Oklahoma, predicted, "relief from
the evil effects of th liquor traffto If
th colleges throw themselves Into
"The fact that congress refused to
place an additional tag on rectified
whiskey in the war tax measure ahowa
the grip tl liquor Interests still have
upon legislation," th letter of Dr. Har
vey W. Wiley said, "Th best way to
divorce the saloon from politics Is to
abolish saloons. Tha next best thing
would be to reform politics."
Couple that Jumped
Big Bond Captured
After Long Search
NEW YORK, Jan. 1. Francis H. Ortf
fin, aa attorney, and hla wife, Clara H.
Griffin, who are under federal Indictment
on th charge of having defrauded ac
qualntancea of high social standing out
of between taou.Out and 130.000, were
brought back from Colorado Springs to
day, whence they fled about a month
ago. forfeiting ball bonds or 137,500. They
were locked up In the Tomba
The pair were at first thought to have
fled to Canada, but they were located
through a country-wide search instituted
by tha federal authorities. The Grif
fins were arrested last May In Qroton,
Mm. Mr a Griffin operated a eteno
graphio bureau In New York City and It
was charged that through representa
tions that tho bureau had obtained large
Contracts for government stenographic
work, th couple obtained large sums from
lawyers. Judges, member of dubs to
which Ortffln belonged, and several
women, giving their notes therefor.
They failed to appear whan their case
waa called for trial December It
Bryan Seventh Time .
LINCOLN. Neb.. Jan. t. -Secretary of
Stat W. J. Brysa became a grandfather
for th seventh tiro with th opening
of th new year, whea a daughter was
born t Mr. and Mra W. J. Bryan. Jr.
It la th third child In th horn of the
younger Bryaa. all daughter.
Fixes on Two Men
for New Trade Board
WASHINGTON. Jan. 1 -President Wil
son was undeetood tonight to have de
cided totatlely on three members of
th federal trade commission. The names
are Joseph K. lavls, commissioner of
corporations; Kdwarl N. Hurley, preei-
SUNDAY, JAN. 3, 1915 BURGESS-NASH CO. STORE NEWS FOR M0NDAY-BURGESS-NASH CO.
Economy in the Broadest Sense Demonstrated for Women During
Which Begins at BURGESS-NASH Monday Morning
AGAIN Monday this great store will demonstrate its full
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of those of yon who sew. Burgess-Xash Company, in their de
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women will be shown the best methods of utilizing their time
and talents to advantage, thereby encouraging thrift
and careful administration of the funds at their dis
posal. Home sewing has. become intensely interesting
to all women, from the mother who is now, by the aid
of patterns and other helps, enabled to make a charm-
ino- frnrlr frr liHU .-1 f-nn i
"x " ,11 j Hum bisuT s outgrown
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moulds, 3 doc. 5c
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Wire collar frames
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Dress snaps, all
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beading, 6 - yard
bolts U5c and 50c
Pearl buttons, as
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re in. Ask to see
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EXPLANATION OF RUMOR
JAPS TO WAR IN EUROPE
TOKIO. Jaa. I -The tact that Japanese
soldiers went to the Husslan frontier
soma time ago to deliver rns and am
munition purchased In Japan and that
an authorisation by Emperor Nicholas
for Japanese to serve tn the Russian
army waa resetted recently tn llarbln.
ts advanced hers aa a possible explana
tion of the report la circulation that a
Japanese army was on the way to Europe.
Seized by Denmark
COPENHAGEN. Jan. 1 (via Londoa).
A large cargo of oopper, whkb la said
to have been shipped to Denmerk by a
German-American in an attempt to
arauasle It through this country to Ger
many by nieana of a false bill of lading,
was seised todsy by Danish authorities.
South Omaha to Put
Lid on Some of the
Most Extreme Steps
With the new year Chief of FoX-e John
Briggs will put a damper on the extreme
dances thst have been the rage tn Pouth
Omaha for some time past The dancea
are given by so-called clubs and it is
said that certain lodges will fall under
tbe baa also. Information la the bands
of the polios is that young girls are per
mitted to engage in the most eutrageoui
dances st some of the So-called clubs.
Other dubs and even some lodges are
aaid to advertlae their dancea with the
Invitation that -nothing is barred and
Girls under age aie said to frequent
these dance halls, the parents being de
ceived into the notion that the dances
are given under the auspices of some re
spectable rranl2ation- fhwr RH... .
a number of other men have been quietly
maaing tne rounds of these dancea.
thing has got to iton.'
aid the chief
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