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rUK r.EE: OMAHA. MONDAY, MAKCH 3. 3915.
BLAME BERGE AND
BRYAN FOR DEFEAT
Hall lUilway Meunre't Falling by
Wayiide Attributed in Part
to Theie Two Men.
THEY CALL IT PERNICIOUS
fFYom a Ptaff Correspondent I
LINCOLN. March 7. (Fneclal.)
The defeat by the taouso of H. K
207, known as the bill fathered and
ronaored by Thomas L. Hall, rail
war fommlanloner, In laid at the
door of many, but none more so than
those sturdy folowers of President
Wilson and his policies. Charles W.
Bryan and George W. Berfre.
ProliaMy no two mfn In I.tttfoln, and
In the state, for that matter, havs ad
vocated "holding op the hands of the
president," more than have Mr. Bryan
and Mr. Berg. They fought the Mill
fathered by Mr. Hall, because It was
placing In the bands of the Plate Rail
way commission a power that they should
Pwlats Oat Hall.
tn fart, Mr. Berge, In a public address
In Lincoln a week ao with Mr. Hall
slttlnit In the audience, pointed his fin
ger at that official and chanced him with
trying to bring" about leglalatlon that
was "pernicious," and a kit of other
thins, which could net be found In
Webster's unabridged, strong enough to
express what Mr. Berga desired to say.
Mr. Bryan likewise made an attack
on the Mil and was frequently In constil
tattlo with democratic leader In the
house, urging the defeat of H. R. 2HT, be
causa of its pernicious tendencies.
While strong In their denunciation of
any democrat, who will not follow In the
path prepared by President Wilson, It
might be well for theaa men to look
back a little ways and see how President
Wilson stood on the same proposition
which they are charging la "pernicious
and giving power to a commission which
It should not have."
The Mil known as H. R. 207, which
Mr. Berga and Mr. Bryan say Is "per
nicious." provided that
"No person, firm, partnership, associa
tion or corporation shall segin the con
structkm or contract, or put In opera
tion any plant, aystem. etc etc., without
1rst ascurlnff permission rtf the Ne
braska Ptate Railway commission."
"When President Wilson waa a candi
date for tha presidency one of the strong
points made in his campaign waa the
oqe regarding his grest public utility law
which ha had passed when he waa gov
ernor of New Jersey. 'By refernng to the
taws of New Jersey and that portion cov
ering the powera of Its commission hav
ing In charge the same duties as the Ne
braska commission, the law reada; .
"The board shall have general super
vision and regulation of. Jurisdiction and
control over, all public utilities, and also
over their property, property rights,
equipment, facilities and franchises so far
as -may be necessary for tha purpose of
carrying ouf tha provision of this act
Deflalttea at Tena.
"The term 'pubUo utility la hereby de
fined to Include every Individual, copart
nership, association, corporation or Joint
stock company, their lessee, trdeteea.-or
receivers appointed by any court whatso
ever that now or may hereafter own,
operate, manage or control within the
atate of New Jersey any steam railroad,
street railway, traction railway, canal,
express, subway, pipe line, gaa, electric
light, heat, power, water, oil, sewer, tele
phone and telegraph system, plant er
equipment for publlo use. under privileges
granted or hereafter to be granted by tha
state of Nuw Jersey or any political sub
Tha above section will be found on
page 871 of tha session laws of New Jer
sey for the year 1911.
At another place In the same laws will
be found In chapter 1(6, page & section
14. the following:
Mast Be Approved.
"No privilege or franchise hereafter
granted to any publlo utility as herein de
fined, by any political subdivision of this
state, shall be valid until approved by
said board, such approval to be given
when, after hearing, said board deter
mines that such privilege or franchise Is
necessary and proper for the publlo con-
venleco and properly conserves the pub
lic Interests, and the board ahall have
power In so approving to Impose such
conditions aa to construction, equipment,
maintenance, service or operation as the
publlo convenience and Interests may
If the To mHall bill wss "pernicious
and gave greater powers to a commis
sion thsn It should hsve" In Nebraaka,
what kind of a word would define the
powers given to a Ilka commission In New
Jersey under the above law written and
fathered by President Wilson when gov
ernor of that state?
The law as proposed In the deceased 307
and the one authorised by President Wil
son are nearly alike, but differ only In
one regard, that the powera given tho
New Jersey commission are more "perni
cious" thaa 207 dared to give.
Report of Conditions
Of the State Banks
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. March 7. -(Special.) Peport
of the condition of the state banks of Ne
braska. 75 banka, at the close of bus'ness
February t. la as follows:
t osns and discounts I 3,MW.I4.53
Overdrafts 66.t! W
tends, securities, judgments,
claims, etc 1.0U0.410.28
banking house, furniture and
fixtures I.WW.1K1 W
Other real estate M. .S4.M
Current expenses, taxes and
interest paid 1.07(977.(5
Lue from national and atate
Cash t.KJ.an 17
Other Steel U SfcM4
Capital stork paid la t H.lU.loaa.
Surplus fund S.blt.Mli 6
I ndivided prift .4i-,l7
iJivtdends unpaid J3.U7.74
Individual deposits subject to
Ifemand certificates of de
Time earttficats of deposit J,ul.4tf.S
Iue to national aod state
Notes and bills rediaeouated. wt.lsu.4s
Kills payable r.'.7.'l t4
Other liabilities WJOI.X
IxrpoeUora' guaranty fund.... SNk.ut7.u
Average reserve, St per cent. Total
number of depositors. t4,7JT. Since Oc
tober tl. 114. resourcee have Increased
tn.Vi7.U5 tZ; deposit. I7.1U.S30 04; loans and
clicouni. lx-t.7-4.Be: cash and due from
lBa. Kb4-124-U- BUas payable and re-J
discount- have decreased U. 131,701 (W;
overdrafts, l0.2.tt .
Originating in Senate
Are Passed by Body
tFrom a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March 7. (Special.) The
senate during the week Just passed made
Into laws, providing the hou-e and the
governor feel likewise, twenty-six Mils
whl'-h originated In that body. In addl
tlon to these they sanctioned nineteen
hills frm the house
Kleven of their own Mils went to third
reading, eight were killed, while four
teen from the house went to third read
ing and two were killed.
This makes the record for the session
to date stand lit senste hills passed and
sixty-four killed, while there hss been
received from the house a total of 142
The eight senate bills killed during the
week were 73. 159, 163, IT. JO. 3M, 257 and
27. Those passed were 2J. 73, 10T.. 12ft, ISA,
IS. 131, 1.15, 1.17, 141, 1fit. 140. 15, 171. 1,
IK, mi. ESJ. J48, 240. Kl. 2'-,7, 275, 2S3
Secretary Walrath of the senate has
started a new proposition which ought
to meet with approval by the newspaper
men of the atate. At the close of the
week he prepares and sends to esch of
the leading dally newspapers a list of
all hills passed during the week with a
copy of each one. This will enable the
editors of these papers to keep their
readers fully advised as to passago of
Ship for Transport
WASHINGTON. March ((.The German
embassy Issued tonight the following ex
planation or the recent attack on the
British hospital ship Aeturlas:
"Government sorry to admit British
hospital ship Asturtaa wss attacked on
February 1. 8:50 n. m. Pominr un In
twilight carrying lights as prescribed for
ordinary steamers, ship was taken for
transport conveying troops. Instinctive
marks showing character of ship not
being Illuminated were only rerognlsed
after shot had been fired. Fortunately
torpedo failed to explode. The moment
ship was recognised as hospital ship,
every attempt of further attack was m-
meaiateiy given up.
The statement, signed by Ambassador
Count von Uernstorff and In quotation
marks aa shown, has the appearance of -
cablegram which had not been filled out
on translation from code. No comment
on the atatcment waa obtainable.
The Asturias waa about fifteen miles
northeast of Havre. France, when It was
attacked on February 1. Pres. r.n.i-.
aald Its commander observed the tomedn
fired by a submarine and aueciiii tn
LOSS OF SUBMARINES
LONDON. March . A dispatch to tha
Exchange Telegraph company from Am
"A correspondent of the Berliner Tage-
blatt declares that alnee tha beginning of
the blockade seven British merchantmen
hare been sunk, but admlta that, accord.
tag" lo news received in Berlin from neu
tral oan tries, more than seven German
submarines have been aunk during- the
The Oerman admiralty, tha Eichanm
Telegraph company aaya. publishes no
Information concerning the loss of t.
Mra, Aim Rteliele.
Mrs. Anna fitelsele. widow of Ik. lot.
Anton Btetsele. died at the hnma .f h..
aon. Peter J. Stelsele. 1506 South Twenty-
nun, xnursaay evening, aged 71 years.
Mrs. Atelsele came to Omaha with i...
husband In 1STT. Aha leaves four sons
ana two daughters, ell reaidenU of
Omaha. The funeral will be at ih
dence Hunday afternoon at J:80.
M'COOK. Neb.. March I .Ki.i.i n-i
eTam -Frank Matehett, for years em
ployed in the Burlington ahona . t.i.
point, died In a local hospital yesterday
o cancer. nuriai will De made In this
city. Sunday afternoon. Dcead i .-...-
a wife and several children.
Mrs. A. I Bromaa
YORK, Neb., March 7.-8neclal.)-Mrs.
A. U Broman died at the home of her
daughter, Mis. Hllma Swanaon. 826 Green
wood avenue, yesterday afternoon. 8he
bad resided In Tork more than a quarter
of a century. She waa 94 years old.
Mra. J. II. Weadall.
YORK. Neb., March T. (Special.) Mra.
J. II. Wendall died at her home near
Charleston yesterday morning. She was
6S years old. She, with her husband,
csme to York county In KM.
!NIat Coaahs Relieved.
Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey eases your
cough, soothes the lungs and Invites
sleep Only c. For sale by all dealers,
Cnjlls from the Wire
General Antonio Zavler, Correla Barreto
has been proclaimed president of the Re
public of Northern Portugal by a congress
of demo, rats which has been tn sesaton
The late William Deering. harvester
manufacturer left an eelatu of llo.206.i..S
after payment by his executors of all
debts and exiensea. according to a final
court"1111' md ,n U,e Chk probate
The Religious Flucstlon ssaoclatlon has
elected theau officers at Buffalo: Preal-?Sr"lv1?-H-
Ht,"Jt- I'resldent of Auburn
..-... i icviii.k ai seminary; vice presi
dent, Henry 8. 1'rltchett, president of the
taniegle roundutlon, New York; treas
urer. lavld H. Kurgan. Chicago! secre-
,j, .-.uy r . iupe, ntlcagu.
Tha l'nltwt Rimiam i . i
t, frl lxu"tf ,OOH alatlonej at the
..w.un ni.j yarns, was ordered Into
the dry dock at the yard after aa ac
cident wi.i,.h, r .i i . . .
J'gntsen-lnch pump valve blew out. Be-
.I- i ... goiisn unaer con
trol the ship had a pronounced list.
v?h 0rnjt Cutters' union at Barre,
vt., decided to accept the working and
Wa?.J'rTe",nnt "ered by the manu
fa lurer for a period of five years. Tha
agreement provides for a rats of 42 cents
UVVinU " hour un March 1. Kit.
?Si "'I'" " hour ereafter. About
4,(M men lutve been on atrik.
A coromlsalon appointed by the Knights
of Columbus to seek the causes and
sources of religious prejudice met ia Chl-
- v. '"u. Among tne
speakere were Martin J Wade of Iowa
l.p.rM Tn1 Tli. r- . - I
- "imiHi'in comprises
Colonel V. H. Callahan of Louisville.
' ' - Mi -aimciea.
Thomas C. Tawlor. lanlng, Mich ; Jo
seph C. Pelleller. Boston, and Alfred 4.
Bagley, Vancouver, ti. C.
FOREIGN WOMEN IN
Stripped in Streets of Mexico City
in Daylight, According to
STARVING COMMIT SUICIDE
NKW ORLKANS, March 7 Three
hundred native priests are Impris
oned In Mexico City and all the In
stitutions with which nuns are con
nected have been closed, accordinr; to
a statement given out here tonluht
by Archblnhop Jose Mora y Del Rio,
head of the Catholic church In
Mexico. In addition, 1R6 priests of
foreign birth have been driven from
ST. LOUIS, March 7. "Half the
population are 'out of work, many
persons are dying; of hunger and
many others, are committing suicide
rather than face starvation, " declared
a letter written In Mexico City Feb
ruary 24 and received here today.
The letter was written by a woman
who, until recently, was secretary to
the president of an American con
cern In Mexico City.
"Everybody here Is suffering. The
whole city Is unssnltary, as we have
been without water for a long time. The
streets have not been cleaned for months.
No foodstuffs sre being broiight Into the
city. It seems that they are trying to
starve tis out and they surely sre suc
ceeding. "I have eaten no bread for dsys and can
not get flour to make it. Kven tortillas
snd cornmeal cannot be had. No one
seems to know what to do. Most of the
people here have to stand whstsver hap
pens, as they have no money."
NEW YORK. March . The atory of
how twenty-two priests were driven from
Mexico by General Oarranza because of
their inability to raise ljoo.ono as a tax
to be paid to the Mexican government.
was told today by members of a groap of
seven of the priests, who reached here on
the steamer Montevideo. I
The priests were in rags. They said
they were tho last of tha twenty-two
and that among those exiled were Ger
man, French, Italian and Spanish piiesta
and one Turk.
The twenty-two priests, they said, and
others numbering 350 altogether,' were
summoned by General Ohregon to the
national patare In Mexico City and or
dered to raise a IfiOO.OOO tax. When the
priest pleaded that they could not raise
this miney they were told that they
would havo to do so or leave the coun
try. Mowey Not Ralaed.
The money waa not raised and the
priests said they were locked In the pal
ace all night They alept on the stono
floor. The next morning diplomatic rep
resentatives of their several governments
demandod their release The demand was
acceded to on condition that the priests
leave the country.
A special train wss pulled Into the
Buena Vista station, the priests said, and
on thta the foreign priests were ordered.
By the time tho train reached Vera
Crus only eleven of the party of twenty
two were left, several having gotten off
at way stations. Four of the eleven
failed to appear on shipboard, although
passage hsd been engsged' for them and
the others were assigned places In the
Passengers arrfvlng here on the last
train out of Mexico City last Saturday,
told of an attack by bandits on a sub
urb of the capital, fifteen minutes by
trolley from the center of the city, on
March 1. it Is reported thst women
among the foreigners were stripped of
their clothing In the street during the
daylight attack. The attackers described
themselves aa Zapata followers.
WASHINGTON. March 6.-dincouraglng
advlcea Indicating that General Carransa
might heed representations of the United
States and direct General Obregon to
permit food and supplies to reach Mexico
City, wore received lata today by tha
Whit the situation waa still described
aa grave, the Intimation waa given that
Carransa was beginning to yield to the
diplomatic preasue being exerted at Vera
Crus for an amelioration of conditions
In Mexico City, where famine has been
Another disturbing element in tha gen
eral situation reported to tha State de
partment waa the outbreak of an epi
demic of smallpox at Tampico. Twenty
nine cases are now in the hospital.
Within the last three dsys eight deaths
have occurred. Consular dispatches ssy
It is not known how msny more esses
have not been officially reported. With
the expected attack on Tampico, by the
Villa forces, and the arrival of thou
sands of Carransa reinforcements, con
ditions In the seaport are becoming al
most aa uncomfortable for the foreign
colony as In Mexico City.
Fressaro oa Okregoa.
In the Mexican capital foreign diplomats
are exerting every Influence possible to
persuade Oeneral Obregon to accept the
proffered aid of a relief committee which
ralaed SSO,0(0 pesos to buy food and sup
plies for the needy. Obregon thus far has
refused them transportation facilities to
bring freight from towns In the siclnlty.
During the day some of the foreign
diplomats here received messages from
their representatives in Mexico City Indi
cating that tha diplomatic corps waa dl-
slroue of leaving. One message said the
diplomats had decided to leave In a body
and asked that arrangements be mads for
the care of diplomatic Interests by con
sular offices remaining. A somewhat
similar message waa received by tha
Bwediah minister here from his govern
ment st Stockholm. tata todsy he called
on Secretary Dry an to ask what the
United Statea would advise In case of
foreign diplomats desiring to leave, lis
informed the secretary that his govern
ment had been advised of a report that
the diplomatic corps was contemplating
it waa learned In this connection that
the decision of the dlplomatle corps to
leave waa dependent to soma extent on
what might be the course of tha United
States In ths circumstance. If the Wash
ington government la making efforts te
better conditions In the Mexican capital,
the eUpiomats would be Inclined to stay.
TO CURE A COLD IN ON a? DAY
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
Druggists refund the money If It fstls
to cure. E. W. Grove's signature la oa
each box. ti cents.
GERMANS REPORT ADVANCES
Official Bullftin from Berlin Tells
of Slight Gains on East and
MANY RUSSIANS ARE TAKEN
BERLIN, March 7. By Wireless to
h'syvllle. L. I.) The following ststement
on the progress of the wsr was issued to
day by the German war office:
'Between the sea end the Somme,
there were only nitlllcry duels yesterday.
Attempts of the enemy to advance during
the night south of Ypres failed.
"Our troops msilo progreps In Cham
pagne. We took a few trenches and
about sixty prisoners. A French attark
In force against our positions northeast
of I.e Meanll broke down under our In
fantry and artillery fire with very heavy
losoes to the French. The enemy's ad
vances east of nadonvlllcr were repulsed.
"Battles commenced yesterday In the
Vosges wont of Munster and north of
Hennhelm hsve not been decided.
"In the eastern theater, our operations
northwest of Grodno are proceeding ac
cording to our plan. A Russian night
attack on Mercarce northeast of Lorn sea
was repulsed as were strong Russian at
tacks west of Przasnyss.
"Our attacks southesst of the Rawa
river were successful. We took prisoners
3.400 Russians, and sixteen machine guns
FIRST CREW TO DISABLE
SUBMARINE TO BE REWARDED
(Correspondence of the Assoclsted Press )
LONDON. Feb. l.-One of the leading
British shipping Journals hss offered a
reward of $2,MW for the officers and crew
cf the first British merchant vessel to
succeed In disabling a German submarine
by ramming It.
Submarines, the paper points out, are
the most vulnerable form of craft afloat.
A ship may easily escape torpedoes by
running in a circle and may thus find a
favorable opportunity for ramming its
AUSTRIAN ARTILLERY FIRE
VIENNA (via London), March 7. The
war office tonight Issued the following
"Attacka by the Russians on sections
of our line east of Pletikow In Poland,
were foiled by our effective artillery
"In the Carpathians fighting continues
for some rldgo positions. Unfavorable
weather conditions prevail.
"In southeast Gallcla temporary quiet
ness has set in after the recent erwntg."
AM ER I CAN COTTON SHI P
PACIFIC LET GO BY LION
BOSTON, March 6. The cotton laden
steamer Pacific, bound from Galveston
for Rotterdam, which was detained at
Deal, England, yesterday, has been re
leased, according to a cablegram from
CaprsJa Mundy, its commander, today.
"Am sailing tonight for, Rotterdam," he
reported to the owners of the vessel.
The officials of the company now be
lieve the steamer waa held up only to
take on a pilot.
OMAHA SOCIALISTS NAME
TICKET FOR COMMISSIONERS
The Omaha socialist party announce
the following seven men aa candidate
for the city commission: Jacob Konn v.
I. Morrow, Peter Mehrens, T. Jorgenson,
N. carter, Dr. A. A. Holtman, Max
In acoordance with the custom of tue
socialist party, these candidate.! h.v
signed their resignations, "which are to
bo accepted In case they do not carry out
the will of the party," an announcement
LEATHER COMPANY FILES
PETITION IN BANKRUPTCY
MILWAUKEE. Wis., March .-The
Herman Zohrlaut Leather company filed
a voluntary petition In bankruptcy In
federal court today. A petition In bank-
ruptcy was also filed by Eward Zohr
laut, the president of the company.
The liabilities of the leather company
are given at S304.7W and the assets at
The liabilities of Zohrlaut were given at
I30C.S61 and the assets at $29.15-5.
FRENCH AND GERMANS
TO EXCHANGE OFFICERS
BERNE, Swltserland. March 7. (Via
Paris.) It Is stated here that France
and Germany hereafter will exchange
captured army officers, who have been
In.urled so severely as to be incapacitated
for further military service. Heretofore
only privates have been exchanged. The
Inclusion of officers In this arrangement
is believed to be due to Prince Msxtrailllan
von Baden, who Interceded with Em
peror William on behalf of the officers.
Price on Heads of Aviatora.
(Correspondence of the Associated Press.)
AMSTERDAM, Jan. n.-The military
governor of Brussels has offered a rr
wara ot so.vw tor tne capture, pe.
dead," of any hostile aviator. Lant Na
I the text
PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS '
V. Im Holsman. of the Nebraska Cloth
ing company, has returned from a trip
to New York.
Pr. Marble, who Is In a hospital with a
broken leg, expects to be able to return
home next week.
Julius Orkin haa returned from a two
week trip in the east, where ha aald.
"All wholsaiers consldr Nebraska the
garden spot of the country."
Put teupoonf ul of Omea Oil in s
cup of boiling water, then inhale the
team which goes through the passages
of the nose and throat. This simple
treatment usually circa quick rciiei.
FINE ARTS SOCIETY
Three Hundred Attend Opening
Night of Sixth Annual Show
FIFTY-SIX PAINTINGS SHOWN
The sixth annual exhibition of the
Omaha Society of Fine Arts opened
Saturday evening in tho banquet hall
of the Kontenelle hotel.
Mrs. Clement Chase, prenldent of
the society; Mrs. ( T. Kountze,
chairman of the exhibition commit
tee; Mrs. Caroline Dodge of Council
Bluffs and Mrs. L. Crofoot were in
the receiving, line. The attendance
was large, nearly 300 visiting the
exhibition during the evening.
Fifty-six paintinRs are Included in the
exhibit, forty-two being brought here
from other cities, and the remaining be
ing either the work of local artists or
owned by the society or by Omahans.
The exhibition will continue dally until
and Including Monday, March 15, an ad
mission of 25 cents being charged each
day except Sunday, March 14, when ad
mission, will be free
Publlo school children will b given an
opportunity to view the exhibition free,
certain schools being assigned to come
esch morning. A lecture will be given
Wednesday sfternqon at 3:30 o'clock by
Miss Ethel Evans, sister of Mrs. Z. T.
Painting on Kxhlbltlon.
Following Is the complete !st of paint
ings with fielr painters:
Albright. Adsm Emory, "Berries From
Heckwith, t:arroll, "Portrait of Mark
Bellows, Georfre. "Tho Blue Pool."
Rowley, Frederick V, "Girl In Blue"
Hreckdnridge, Hugh 11., "The Yellow
Carlson, John. "Snow Flurries.''
t'haae, William M., "Flan."
t'ouac, K. Irving, "The Successful
l"''r,ran, Charles C, "On Rear Hill
Derrick, William R , "Landscape, New
Dufner, Edward, "Early Morning."
Eaton, Charles Warren "The Crescent
Kolllnsbee. John F., "Winter, Wood
stock, N. Y."
Frlesoke, Frederick Carl, "Fox Gloves."
Oarber. Dnnlel, "May Dny."
Hallmnn, Johanna, K. W., "The Vlc
Hule, Philln L., "Conversation Piece."
Hnir'.son. Blrge, "A Summer Night."
Kent. Rockwell. "Road BreaJur.g."
. Kin Paul, "Old Houses at Garrets
ford." Knight. Aston, "River."
Lathrop, W. L "Old Barn In Winter."
Muuewen, Walter, "Early Visit."
Melchli.rs. Oar!, "The Wedding."
Miller, Richard E.. "A Shadv Corner."
Nordell, Carl J.. "Nepolitan Girl."
Ohnsky, Ivan, "Ads."
Ryder. Chnui.cey F.. "Kfone Bridge."
Seyffnrt. L. G., "A Dutchmen."
Granvllle-Hmlth, W., "Tho Willows "
8ncer, Robert, "The Marble Shop'"
stotson. diaries Walter, "Funeral Prc
Iim"""1"' Gainer, "Road Over tho
Turner .Helen M., "An Arrangement in
Dark and Llttht."
era"" Dr Weyd,n' IIaJry. "The Glean
Volk. Doiiplns, "Morning Idyl."
Wagner, Fred, "The Delaware."
twulker. Hi-ratlo, "Moon Rise In Win-
Wler. J. Alden. "Figure in the Bun."
W ler, John F.. "Sunny Morning."
nest"'" l,y c" "st" Ivea nBhlnsr
Yates, Cullen, "Autmun In Delaware
By Loral Artists.
The four following are the work of lo
ter'a"ker' Geor, r "OId Mormon Ceme
Olider, Robert F., "Afterglow."
Johnson, Cortiella, "Portrait of Lothardt
Wallace. J. Laurie, "Laughing Girl."
Prom Former Exhibitions.
The following were sold at former ex
hibitions and are now on exhibition:
Brown. George Elmer. "Off the Coast
Jnisterre." Owned by Omaha Society
or Fine Arta.
Oornoyer, Paul, "Haxy Morning at Fifty-ninth
Btreet." Owned by .Mrs. John L.
Dumond, F"rnk, "Octobe," Owned
by Mrs. J. E. Summers.
Foster. Ben, "Litchfield Hills." Owned
BRAHDEIS THEATER. 8 Days Com. Sun. Eve., March 14th
THE KEYSTONE OF KEYSTONES
TILLIE'S PUNCTURED ROMANCE
1080 FL of Lau.hter
IEB T It LIB AMD lOBOET Ail, TROUBLES
STata, Bally at 8. 3:JOt All Beats 10c; Ktghts at 7:30 and , 100 and 30o.
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Devote, to Blrlotly Oleaa, Viaasy
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NUT WATIOI (Klmaalf)
Two -soraamlagly mnay Travesties
Iacladlag Wall Xiowi
JOHNNIE JtSb ..omAjr.
Baauty Chorus of Hoavioa
T ST.-- anilMir this mk ta lor
Br puur Hit. Hy' how II n crrak
and amaa hwi Hill', chorus i?ta taio
otloo! Erarr visitor I. Hmhuiy
Uarkrt vr will Ofluar fear. tbl.
I-. U JOHNflON. Mgr. Oarstr.
Bvaalaga, Baaaaw ft Holiday
ISO, So. BOa aad Tfro
vtira ma It tm Ilka eat a ati.
X.ABIX' -fl hnlT AIT Will
riCKKTa xat MATiasa
-tabyrarrtags Oarage In the I.jtby
in i i i .- "oT"li
by Omaha Society of Fine Arta"
I.lndc. osxip, "Cjimlnt Corner In Brit
tany." Oinrd t.y Hrs Charles T.
I.oire. J". V'., "New Itonnct." Owned
by Mra ThomnK II. Klml'all.
Pslmer. Walter L. "I-lngerlng Oak
leaves." Owned by Omaha Society of
W'claa. Jnseplius. "Mountain Road."
Owned by Mr. John C. Cowln.
Wl.sand, ot;o, "Spring at Sundown."
Owned l,v Mrs Clarlea T. Kourtre
S hitt.'tnorc, Wlilliini J . "Ilana.''
Owned by Mrs. Chsrles T. Ko mtxc
Of Germans Through
Burning Liquid Darts
PARIS. March .-At ttie wsr office to
day there was issued n statement de
scribing in ennit-what greater detail the
use by the Germans of a burning HquM
against French trenches In the woods of
Mallncourt. which was referred to In n
previous official communication. Today's
"On February 2d, toward noon, tho men
who occupied one of the trenches csp
tured near a path In the center of sonio
woods Raw thick and voluminous smoke
rising against the parapet of their field
works. This column of smoke, of blackish
color, rose to a height of forty meters.
Thosa who were farthest from tho in
terior of the woods perceived It and
thought that our men had Just set off a
"The defenders of the trench felt a hot
wind blow upon them and a few Instants
later they were burned with a flaming j
ll'iuld which they believed to be from tor. :
Tho Jets of liquid spurted upon them j
through the smoke aa if hurled from a
pump. Thero were a dozen meters of
breastworks and wire tn front of tha
trenth, but concealed by the cloud of
smoke tho Germans, many of whom
carried huge sci.ors hanging on their
necks, were able to open a passage.
"Tliey succeeded thus !n penetrating to
the trench and profiting hy the effects of
the surprise produced attempted to en
hance their success in paining some of
tho ground In the woods."
STRIKERS GIVE OFFICERS
A GOOD BEATING UP
GROVE CITY. Pa., March S.-A crowd
of striking molders attacked four officers
of the Bessemer Gas Knglne company at
the entrance to the company's works late
today and beat them severely.
Police and state constabulary dlapcrsed
the crowd and rescued the officials.
About eighty molders have been on
strike since January. Recently non
union men took their places. The officers
who were beaten were: John Carruthers,
president; John McCune, Jr., 'secretary;
E. J. Flthlan, treasurer, and Fred Flth
lan, sales manager.
Warrants for the arrest of the leaders
of the crowd were sworn out
OMAHA MODERN WOODMEN
. DRILL TEAM WINS FIRST
Omaha camp No. 120, Modern Woodmen
of America, won the first prize yesterday
In the big competition drill at St. Joseph,
Mo., according to advices received here
last night. The local drill team won with
a score of 99 45-100 out of a possible 100.
The commission sent by Secretary
Bryan to straighten out tangled political
ami financial conditions In Haiti hss ar
rived nt Port Au Prince, the State de
rartmcnt was advised. Former governor
of New Jersey. Arthur Biillly-Blanchard,
American minister in Haiti, and Charles
S. Smith. Mr. Bryan's secretary compose
Government revenues have begun to
show slight increase due largely to the
uaunl spring import bualness with con
sequent enlarged receipts from customs.
The treasury deficit, which a few weeks
ago wim In the neighborhood of $Ci,0ii0,0i0,
has fallen to about $M),Ouo,00O and In the
next few months there may be a further
reduction. If Increased receipts from
customs from March 1 until the end of
the fiscal year In June is sufficient to
keep the present deficit at a standstill,
the income tax may possibly wipe it out
One Hour and
a Half of Screams
MERELY MERRY A UN
Mats. Wed., Thnra., gat., S5o.
nights, B5o and 60O.
Tomorrow, Bool.ty Vlght, Will Xeth.
erlngtoa'a Spring Trio, la Chamber
Mualo, between acta.
Next Week SAXSQIT.
Vhona Sonar. 4M
Sally Mats. 8:13
V I h t a i a
Other acta: Ciordnn
&- to., iiara ingu.
II al A Frsnces,
.... -Jrun cr i.ocneue.
The Dainty Kngllah Trio. Orpheum Trsvel
lirusn & Hochelle
r?i-iy. iTii'ei .naunee: nailery, loc
Kest aeata lexceDt faturdav and Sunit.vi
V. N'lKhts. Ilk'. S. Uk- and Tic.
Itt-tlpath Heriea No. It
THE CATHEDRAL CHOIR
IV tI.Ats.sU' MlhlCALE
ArnmnuiM, march 9
10-10-90 cents to holders Of member
ships. Reserve seats at Box
Office. March .
1st aad Karaey.
TO OAT AID TtTBSDAT,
Tha rrohmaa Kaaterpleos,
'A WOMAN'S TRIUMPH"
Adapted Trorn Boott's Immortal Vovsl,
"Tha Bean of ltidiouaaa."
France Is Ready to
Move in North Africa
PARIS. March 0. The ministry of war
announces t tin t the situation in the Dar
danelles Is alnrmlns, snd in order to meet
every eventuality the government has de
cided to concentrate li. North Africa un
expeditionary force which will be ready
to put to sea at the first sign that It is
needed, and be directed to the point where
Its present e in required.
IS SECRETARY TO BRYAN
WASHINGTON". March 6 Harvey B.
FerKiisRon of .lbiuueriUe, N. M.. who
on Thursday retired bs s. member of th
house, today became prhate secretnry to
Child Gets Sick,
A laxative today saves a sick child
tomorrow, t'hlldren simply will not take
the time from play to empty their boweli.
whl'-h become clogged up with waste,
liver gets sluggish; stomach sour.
I-ook at the tongue, mother! If coated,
or your child Is llntlcss, cross, feverish,
breath hsd. restless, doesn't eat heartily,
full of cold or has sore throat or any
other children's ailment, give a teaspoon
fu! of "California Syrup of Figs." then
don't worry, because It Is perfectly harm
loxs. and in a few hours all this con
stipatlon poison, sour bile and fermenting
waato will gently move out of thn bowels,
and you have a well, playful child again.
A thorough "inside cleansing" Is oftlmes
all that Is necessary. It should be the
first treatment given In any sickness.
Beware of counterfeit fig syrups. Ask
your druggist for a 50-ccnt bottle of
"Califonla Syrup of Figs," which has
full directions for babies, chldren cf all
ages and for grownups plainly printed
on the bottle. Iook carefully and see
that it Is made by the "California Fig
Syrup Company." Advertisement.
The pain stops your sore
ness and stiffness leaves.
You are able to walk upright and
vigorously after a few npplics
Penetrates right to the gore place
and gives instant relief.
Jimei C. Lee, ol Waihlnton, D. C,
write.: "I had a severe iall from s scaf
fold, snd suffered with s severe pain la
the back or thirty years. I heard oi
Sloan's Liniment and started to use it,
and now am thankful to (ay that my
back is entirely well."
At aH dealers. Price Mc-, SOc ft fl.00
Dr. Earl S. Sloin.lnc. Phlla. & SLLotiis
with a coupon neck
Did you receive a prem
If not, better phone Doug
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