Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, June 17, 1915, Image 1
The Omaha Daily Bee Waata swap something for something else more useful to you? Use the Swappers' column of The Dee. THE WEATHER. Showers VOL. XI .IV XO. tfl2. OMAHA, THUIISDAY M0RX1XU, JUNK 17, VMo -TWELVK PAfiHS. On Trains l at Total Mews Steads, So SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS. r OMAHA TO BE HEAD WEATHER STATION FOR GOVERNMENT Farm West of the City is Leased and Will Be the Chief Station 1 of the Weather Bureau in United States. HAS COME IN ON GUM SHOES Prof. Maryin, Head of the Weather Bureau, Makes the Announce ment While Here. BUILDINGS ARE BEING ERECTED While it is noV generally known, ! it In a fact that Omaha is shortly to become the chief station of the leather bureau service. For many years Fort Weather, Virginia, a stiort distance out from Washington, has been the point from which the im portant data relative to weather and meteorological information has been sent out. Some months ago it was decided to abandbn the station at Fort Weather, and in casting about for a location for a new station the Agri cultural officials, after getting the iewa of experts, decided upon Omaha, or, rather, a point in Douglas county, as the one offering superior advantages and conveniences for ob serving the weather of the United States. The important points a to the securing of djta having; been determined, quietly and without any flourish of trumpets, the Department of Agriculture, for the Weather department, took a long time leam on forty acrei of the Drexel farm, four and one-half miles northeast of Elkhorn and at once commenced the in stallation of the Equipment for carrying -on observations on a clgantio scale. Marrla Inspects Plaat. In order to make a personal examina tion and ascertain the progress of the work being done- at the Drexel farm, Charles F. Mtervln, chief offloer of the weather bureau spent Tuesday night there and in the morning came to Omaha. Tfhere ha remained until evening, whan he continued his Journey eastward, reaching Washington next week. Prof. Marvin has been out from the Washington headquarters of the Weather bureau several weeks and on the trip has visited most of the weather bureau stattoas in the oounttr west of the Mis sissippi river. Upon his arrival from the Drexel station he held a lengthy can ferenoe vita Jjocal Forscsatsr Welsh of the OmsTba weather Bureau" and at neon was the guest of the Commercial club at luncheon, there meetttur a large number of the business men of the (Sty. Relative to the Drexel farm station. Prof. Marvin saldi Balldlna Being Greeted. "We expect to have the new station In complete operation before winter. Build ings are being erected and we are pre paring for the installation of equipment to make official observations. This sta tion will work in conjunction with the government's balloon station at Fort Omaha, the two combined forming the most Important observation station in the country. "At the Drexel station observations will be made with kites. They will be of the ' box kind, flown with very fine wire. They will be able to reach an altitude of one to two miles. Inside of each kite there wITT be the self-registering Instru ments to tske the velocity of the wind. (Continued on Page Two Column Three) Suifragists Pay Taxes Under Protest "MEW TORK, June !. Many women suffragists who have forwarded checks to the city treasury In payment of taxes have inclosed with their checks protests nh the historic ground that "taxation without representation Is tyranny." Some of the suffragists have made use of a sample form of protest issued by the Na tional Woman Suffrage' association, which reads: This tax la paid under protest by a woman taxpayer. If the government takes the taxes of women It should give them the vote." The Weather. Forecast till 7 p. m. Thursday: For Omaha. Council r.luffs and Vicinity Partly cloudy, cooler. Teaaswratares at Omaks Yesterdar Hours. Peg. .... 63 .... 42 .... 64 .... H .... 65 5 a. m 8 a. m T a. m. 8 a. ra.. a. m 10 a. m 11 a. m U m 1 p. m JP- m p. in... p. m... S p. ra p ra 7 p. in 8 p. m .... o t "aratlre Local Record. .... IMS. 1H14. 1W2 iiignest yesterday.... .. 71 Lowest yesterday tQ 71 8fi 71 !? S ? Mean temrjeratura tn m b ru Tree ipltation 04 .13 .110 dl Temperaturo and precipitation denar. turee from the normal: Normal temperature 72 Ieflcleacv for the iiy ; Total deficiency since March 1 7J Normal precipitation 17 Inch Ief1cieney for the dav 13 Inch Total rainfall since March 1..S.75 inches I'eficlency rime -March 1 1. MS inches Excess for cor ei Ion. 1AU. .. .1.48 inches Excess for cor. period 1113 S6 Inch Reports frosa llatlsas at T P. SI. Station and State Temp. High- Rain- f Weather. .7 P in. et- fall. Cheyenne, partly cloudy 70 72 . Davenport, clear 7o 74 .H Txiiver, ciiudy 74 M .f) 1 .! City. part, clou iy 7l n .ol (Mnaha, cl ar 7J Puthlo, pe:il cloudy 7 Rapid City, char as t-Jt Ijkka City, iln.iuy . , v; rihridsi. dear 7(1 7 IMuiix lty, cleat .! M Valentine, clear . L A. WtLdll, ixical Foreuater. BOW VIEW OF THE NBRASKAN in dry dock at Lon don, Bhowing immense torn in her, presumably by a torpedo fired from - -Vn submarine. jfi f 'A - tw f."' i ' -', .) I ' " - V1"' :,. - .f . . . ?l -.... : r , " i I ' ' '" " j-"1" ' ' r- " r -smew Tnn" FEWER DELEGATES IN THE FUTURE ! Traveling ' Men in Convention, in Order to Save on Expenses, Cut Down Representation. MANY -EVENTS FOR TODAY Proposal to amend the constutlon of the Travelers' Protective asso ciation, ao as to apportion represen tation in the aaUonaJ, conventlona at the ratio of one delegate for each 15 members, instead of one for each 100, as at present, was adopted by a rote of 839 to 151, after a spirited conflict for two hours on the floor of the convention. Reasons advanced for the amendment were principally financial. Members from Virginia, Louisiana, Tennessee and other states asserted that their division are compelled to go In debt every year to got money to send delegations to the national convention. J. Y. Williams of Virginia; Pass of Tennessee and other made spirited speeches in favor of the amendment and Charles L. Hopper of Nebraska aiwriea I tnt tne itf""'"""'" .. . . I tnlirlit n n ' n . taeouHly be piacea ai onn ior , .--v members. Opponents to the amendment took the porttlon It is goor advertising to send big delegations to national conventions, one asserting that the time might come When delegates to Travelers' Protective association convention would number lO.Ono, instead of 500. as at present, anc when cities would build auditoriums) for them as they now do for presidential conventions. Armstrong of Pennsylvania proposed a constitutional amendment Increasing dues from til to $12 a year, which met with enthualaatlo support on the floor of the convention, and will be taken up today. riowerstor Vlrsrlnlan. The Omaha executive committee pre sented a handsome basket of flowers to the Virginia delegation In sonsiderai- tion of the fact that the parade Jurtges deelared the Virginians were the eeond - best lookers, and there was only on loving cup provided In the handsome cle-rt. The delegates were entertained at the Iten Piscult company's plant yesterday at noon. After being taKen tnrougn me factory they were given a buffet lunch- eon and presented with package of the company's products as souvenirs. Teslenisy afternoon the visiting women were entertained at the Carter lAke club, the entertainment being un der direction of H. B. Patrick. Music, boating, bathing and aquatlo contests were on the program as follows: Soprano solo Miss Llanche llolln. flli-t Inn 67 , 1.-1 l.- ,,i:.rt Council Bluffs. lodue No. 7 I Ml J. li. Gerke. Claurto P. LewTs, W. 1. " hlardon, C. H. Haverslock. ? Contralto solo 69 ! Mrs. O W. Kldrldge. "rt ' Vp-to-the-mlnuta dancin "1 Miss Funic Tate and Partner. ! Water carnival rontest gj I Receptloa at C ommercial f'lob, A reception was tendered the vletting delegates and women by fie OmaliH Commercial club last evening at the l ib ! rtwi, For those who w-jited more e , cltenNnt. boxing mth wa pulled off between two Ethiopians at Twenty- fourth and Grant streets representation of southern hospitality by entertaining in inr iituiehrurr n , Henshaw. Real, genuine o'd hmlthlel.! I ham wssyon the innu and Messrs. Hitc'.icock, Dahlroan and Lohe. were on the program. This morning there will be no regular business session. Ex-Prcsldent Schoen e ker hss called a meeting of the boa-1 of director for 9 o'clock. Delegatea will meet, hrwever. at the American theater to be taken on a visit to the L'nion Stock yards and pocking houses. luncheon ,.,wll! lie ter.cd by the frion Btc k Y art! 'I I 'onipurjy. I Spi il cart wiM tal:o delegates an l 4jM.in fr-m there to Lake Mauawa in "itContinutd on Page Two Column Three) ! NO DAMAGES FOR r WOUNDED HEART I N iL -n I Jury Returns a Verdict for the De- fendants in Alienation Suit ! Brought by McNeill. TWO HOURS FOR CONSIDERATION A verdict for the defense was re turned by the Jury in Judge Troup's court, which heard the evidence in the suit for 1 5.01J0 daas;? brought by GeorsiiricNeill, real' eHtate salesman, against Mr. and Mrs. Ar thur C. Jewell of Bouth Omaha, par ents of his wife, rMs. Llla McNeil, for.alloged alienation of her affec tions. The Jury took the, case shortly after noon and returned the verdict two hours later. The plaintiff aUeged that Mr. and Mr. Jewell had persuaded Mrs. McNeill to leave him and had prevented her from returning. Letters exchanged between husband and wife during the period of the alleged alienation which indicated that Mr. McNeill had himself told hi wife to leave hint were emphasized by the de fense. Jurors said after the verdict was returned that evidence relating to Mayor Thomas Hoctor of South Omaha had not been considered by them In reaching' a verdict. Attorneys for the defense before pre senting their evidence mado arguments at length to Judge Troup, In which they maintained that he should take the case from the Jury.- Attorneys for the plaintiff, however, scoured permission from the I court to amend their petition and the judge aUowed the suit to go to the jury, Interview Refased. Mr. Baltelle - eatlfied that when be asked Mr. Patrick over the telephone whether Mr. McNeill might talk w ith his wife In the absence of any other person. Mr. Patrick said "No." Mr. Patrick flatly denied that statement and asserted that he had said Mrs. McNeill had in formed him she did not desire to talk to i her husband. I "Was Mr. Hattella'a testimony true?" 'Mr. ratrick was asked, while on the witness stand by his associate counsel, hen H. Baker. '"Not insofnr as it differs from mine," replied Mr. Patrick. Mr. Patrick assailed attorneys for the , plaintiff in his arsuraont - to tho Jury, ,nnce he used the word "blackmail." 1 would not bring such a case," he declared. "Such suits should not be htarted. If a client brought me such a ttory I would tell him 'I have no time for a case of that kind.' " He declared that Attorneys Duttclle and Hugh Myers "approached Mr. Jewell In an attempt to get evidence with a falsehood on their lips. ' EUSTIS YOUTH DIES FROM FALL UNDER WAGON KL-ST1S. Nb.. June W.-(Special Tele- grani.-Thls afternoon at shout 4 ... ... I o'clock Olto. the l.'-year-old son of Adaini ! j,.,. ,r.. wtliIe hBndng hay alone 1 fi,, ,.1om to home In some unknown aayi h neath the loadd wagon and i j MlMat,i)d jJllrly. frorn hlch he died; i t,reA hours Inter The ua ill coming to I j hoUBO r4U(le iIr ,Jaijll to : i t, ,fircn flir th1 hhy whom ,,e foun , r ; I tU uneonsclous DR. GUNSAULUS IS ORATOR AT GRINNELL GRIXNEI.L. Ia., Junt 1 -(Spec lal ) Tr. Frank W. Giinsach.s, president of Armour Institute of Technology and pastor of the Central church of f'l'icago, rave the commencement address at Grinnell college this morning. His ad a , 4lr,MJ1 ,g fl)(f f,,ir. f ,he Ufct iay of Crlnnell's fiftieth comnicniment Klnce the removal of t, college to this r'tv. It alfO marks tne climax of th whole commencement week. 1 Z Iv 1 1 ( .. Oas JULIA SPENDS THE NIGHT IN OFFING OFF SOUTH OUAHA River Craft to Hoist Anchor end Pull for Omaha Docks with the Coming1 of Dawn This Morning;. ' VOYAGE UP RIVER HARD ONE Breakages Cause a Couple of Delays While on the Turbid Waters of the Old Missouri. CAPTAIN STEVENS HOPEFUL The good ship Julia lay In the offing last night and at a point something Ulce a couple of miles south by southeast of South Omaha It will rema'n there until this morn ing, when it will hoist anchor as soon as the first streak of dawn becomes I visible over the hills of western ! Iowa. The anchor once hoisted, the will ctommence to iihmi, and the wheels will turn. Afli'r that it will stem vne tiae 01 ! the Missouri river and the assertion ' of Captain Stevens is that he will ! puBh Julia's nose against the dock at the foot of Douglas street at 9:3 ; o'clock, oMhereabouts, this morning. I For several days the Julia has been overduo on Its voysjto from Kansas City to Omaha and at times feara for its safety have been expressed. However. ! each time the wireless hss brought of 'the movement a of the craft and each j time that a message has come from joown the river. It has brought the iu ) formation of the progress upon the part of the Julia, j Tailor Watches and Walts. For several days Commodore Ti.ylor, HI. f officer of the port of Omaha and I the authorised agent of the United States i hiarlne department, has been sitting on 2.E times he has received fslse alarms, and to gUHrd against the Julia slipping into pon uuannound Md wltMout his k..owi. hc has spent several wakof ui nights sitilnR around in the uniform of his t.autlcal rank. Yesterday ofternoon the wire brought the information that the Julia had been righted southeast from Kouth Ore ah a. Hastening from the crow's nest in the federal building, Commodore Tsylor helled a JUney and was quickly Urled sway to the Pouglas street bott, landing. jlcklr.g up Bob Manley of the Commer cial club; J. W. Gsmble, chairman of the navigation committee; J. Stuart White, one of the members, and a couple of I catur business men who have bceti in Omaha awaiting the arrival of the Julia for tho purpose of escorting the boat up the river to their home town, which Is as far up stream as it will go on this trip. HcH.i.bliiK tho dock, the party that had while cnnrtite organised Itiielf Into a re ception committee, boarded the govern ment revenue cutter, which wss Im pressed from tho Metropolitan Water district reservoir, and with Commodore Taylor on the bridge, pulled out into the stream and shot away like a bullet frbm a forty-centlmentrr grun. As the boat cut th waves and the mud of the Mis souri the party figured on what the pro gram would be. It was to greet the cap tain, inn along side the ulla, examine the msnlfrxt. sum the clearance papers and then furnish safe conduct to the Omaha dock. When opposite Fotith, the man In the crow's nest reported to Commodore Tay lor on the bridge that ho sighted a strange boat and that it was sending; up distress signals and working the wire less. Oommodare Taylor and Bob Manley, both of whom are oM sea dogs, oaught the signals and reading them, quickly I learned thst the boat In trouble as no other than the Julia. Kunnlng alongside 1t was boarded and then Captain Stevens told the story of why he was In tho offing. lias Stormy Yoaae. According; to Captain Stevens the Julia has ha a stormy voyage, working agalnat wind and-had water and weather, henlden having been laid up ten days, seven of them lelng on account of a broken flange on one of the wheels snd three on account of a broken chain. The repairs have been made and now the Jullt is seaworthy and ready to pull for this shore at dnyllght this morning. Captain Btevens asserted that he Is of the opinion that when he learns the river lie ran make from twenty-five to thirty- miles pvr day and that hereafter he will have little difficulty In navigating the Mreem. On the trip up. not knowing the channel, he frequently ran Into pockets and bad to back out and all this took time. 1 The official party that visited the Julia took along fifty gallons of gasoline, an ticipating that It might be short of fuel. While It wss not reslly needed It wss dpuored Into the Julia's tankage and this ..III V. ...... U ... .. t 1. . An " , . , . .. . . Z 1 The Julia la rtt tittv-tttfit ru-u m ann ..... . , .u . . ahead of It It puahes a barge that Is .., .,,. ,. ,. ..... pMU . . v . c nor,. . . ... to a sw Ift. current In a narrow channel j below Kouth Omaha , r- HE'GATE-CITY'OF'THtWESI The big: auto racers are scheduled to stop off here soon and will be among' Omaha's attractions for the time. It is because Omaha has one of the finest and fastest motor speedways in the country. German Papers Arc Not Unit in Condcming American Position HERL.IV, June K Vla London ) Count FTrnut Von Rcventlow, the naval expert of the Tsngrs Zeltung. returns this morning to the attack upon the article of Kugrne Zimmerman, gnnerel director of the Ixtkal Anitlgtr, In favor of ef forts toward a Oevman-Amerlcan under standing. In an article hraricd "Oerman Pnra- Iganda for Deliveries of Weapons to Oer Jmany's Enemies." Count Von JlevenUowr I"" ,h defense by Oermsn nepaiers or mcse weapon oenveries is one 01 me most InrredlDle things which has oc curred during the war. He attacks the Vorwaerts for Its approval of the bokal AnKelger proposal, and again asrslls the latter papr for declaring there was no occasion for indignation at the attempt of Knglanri to stiirvn out Germany, which was held to be l wtlmul warfare. The count eays the press of the coun tries opikmI to Ocrmany will rejoice to leam that Its own views are beld and furthered by a portion of the German FIRST NUMBER OF BRYAN'S SERIAL Ex-Secretary Discusses Disregard of insuu ui iicuumi auu ourucn War Puts Upon Them. U. S. HAS GREAT 0FP0RTUINTY s WASHINGTON. June lC.Kormer Secretary Drysu In the first section of his statement till "The Cauaeleds War" today prophesied that the great peace-making opportunity in all his tory was certain to come to ihe United States and declared' there would be a demand for an Interna tional conference with the return of peace, to change the rules of Interna tional law, which "seem to have been made for the nations at war rather than for the nations at peace." "Under the stress and strain of the titanic struggle in which they are en gaged," Mr. Liryan's statement says, "each side has felt Itself justified In encroaching upon the rights of neu-J' imiD. 1 lie ucuau iiiguiiH, me vuiu- mon property of all, have been to some extent appropriated for war purposes and delicate diplomatic questions are forced upon the aetttral cations. "Just st this time when thess ques tions are most acute the belligerent gov- rnmenta are least able to deal with them with the calmness and pots Which their grest Importance demands. No (Continued on Page Two, Column Two.) Kaiser Calls Halt On Execution ol Belgian Citizens AMSTERDAM (via London). June 16. Every sentence of death by a court mar tial In Belgium must hereafter be en dorsed by Emperor William before the prisoners are executed, according to a telegram received today by the Tyd from Its correspondent at Maastricht. The Writer of the dispatch Intimates that Kmperor William telographel this Instruction on learning that eight cltisena of Liege had been executed for alleged espionage, and that twenty others were In prison, charged with the same offense. Jesse Carpenter Falls In HisFirst Flight NEBRASKA CITT, June W.-(?peclal Telegram.)-Jesse Carpenter, the avia tor, who came her from Omaha to make ascensions for the three du-.vs' rai:es, made his first ascension this evening, tint be ing able to go before because tho ma chine was not In proper shape. He was about 300 fet high when engine trouble developed and in trying: , to plana tn earth one of the planes broke, He fell some distance, wrecking the machine, but escaping with a broken jaw and other injuries. The machine was totally wrecked. The accident was witnessed by S.ftO people who were In the grounds. Carpenter was married last evening on the race grounds to Miss Jessie John son of Wayland. Mo., standing In his machine. His bride witnessed his fail today. Auctioneers Come to Omaha in 1916 FEOR1A. 111., June 14. Omaha today was awarded the 191 annual meeting of the International Auctioneers' association In session here. J. E. Btout of Peoria was elected president of the association and J. I Iowd of Omaha vice president. QUARTER MILLION DOLLARS DAMAGE BY S. D. TORNADO 8IOl"X CITY, la., June 1s. The tornado ! which hit the town of Blunt. 8. D. Is I estimated to have caused a loss of ILM.fliO 1 in Blunt and vicinity, and injured a score i of persons. No loss of life has been re ported. Many houses of Blunt and a n imher of farm houses were wrecked. The storm swept a path forty miles long. I The seriously Injured sre: 1 J. falhourn. Rlunt. U II. Trask. Blunt. Mrs. Hilda Owens, Blunt. Miss Clara Wright, Hlghmora, cousin ol Orvllle 'Wright .the aviator. SHERIFFS MEET IN SECRET SESSION AT ALLIANCE I ALLIANCK. Neb., June 1 -lepe. lal I Telegram.) The sheriffs' convention met I today behind close. I doors and will finish its work tomorrow. press. He argues that If the Lokal Anselver approves Bnglands starvation plan, it therefore disapproves of the sub marine campaign. The Ttoerse Zeltung adopts the same point of view as the Lokat Anselger, that there may be another slrte to the question of the shipment of American arms to the auto. This newspaper refers to Ger many's MppoMtlon at The Hague confer ence to the prohibition of this practice snd declares that the reproach that America Is selling only to the allies to be untenable for the reason thst It cannot sell to Germany. The most that can b asld, this newspaper declares, Is thst this Is a departure from the Ideals of human ity. The government might possibly for bid this traffic, "but It would mske lUelf more unpopular than It la. "Mr. Pryan's suggestion to forWd such traffic," this newspaper goes on to say. "would almost entirely remove the points of friction between America and Oer-many." FRANK CASE TAKEN UNDER ADYISEMENT Hearing Closed and Governor An nounces He Will Give Decision as Soon as Possible. HOWARD SPEAKS FOR HIS CLIENT ! i ATl'ANTA G . June 16. The ln troops across the Oallclsn frontier hearing before Governor Slaton on j into nusaian ierit..rv from -.. . . i ..... 'The some report sets forth that fresh Leo M. Franks plea for conimuta-tnirnin focM rnusht un nrar jariaiau. tion of his death sentence was closed ; nn,r rover of heavy srttllery fire, xm todav. The governor took the case ( polled the Kusslnns to retire for some under advisement, and said he would fiance on the right tank of the - ... . 'river. On the Tlsnienltia and Stry river. announce a decision as soon as Ps- nneister. the Ruaainns slble. William Howard, continuing hi argu ment In behalf of Frank, swid: 'Taking Solicitor Porsrye proposition In hi argument to eliminate the testl- Germany Is showthg considerable blt mony of Jim Conley. the negro, there Isjtemeaa, Judging from dispatches reach not n alnarle circumstance of sufficient Mng London, over the nlr rnld yesterday weight to influence a verdict against Frank," declared Howard. j Say Connection Katabllalied. Continuing, Howard contended that the murder notes'" which Conley swora ha wroto at Frank dictation, and wiiicn were found beside Mary Phagan's body, established the negro's connection with the crime. "We contend that the evidence shows Jhe yellow paper on which one note was written was In the basement of the pencil factory," said Howard; "that Conley got it there .and wrote the note there. The record shows that no original pieces of paper like the order blank an which the note was written were In Frnnk'a office or In the factory's stock. The record shows that a Mr. Flecker, former emptor of the factory, before he left his position, bundled up all the used order blanks, hv eluding the series In which this particular yellow sheet appeared, and sent them to the basement to he burned. This yellow "murder note" shows thst the order blank 'was used in the' year 1900. Mary Phagan was killed in April, 1911." Three (nntradleted It. "The state contradicted Becker's testi mony by three witnesses," said Mr. Hor sey. "The state tried to contradict Becker's . .1 . ' ' 1 I , w. i r i it . ii irjuuicu till, iiuwniu, uufc 111 i swore positively that he sent all of the I too!) series of order blanks to the basement to he burned. "Conley swore that the notes were written In Frank's office, on paper found there. The record shows the paper was In the basement." Former Territorial Official Is Dead TREMONT, Neb., June lft.-(flpeclal.r W. L. May, clerk of the last territorial legislature of Nebraska, when 'the lata J. Sterling Morton wss governor; city clerk of Omaha In the lata 'We, during the administration of the late Charles H. Brown, and prominent in the early his tory of the state, died suddenly at his home In Denver yesterday. Word was received by his brothers, J. K., O. If. and J. T. May, of Fremont. Mr. May resided In Fremont for many years, leaving here In 190 to locate In Denver, He always took a deep Interest In flah culture and was Instrumental In the organisation of the Nebraska Fish commission, of which he was the head for about a quarter of a century. He never married. The funeral will be held at Denver. City Can't Regulate Loaf's) Cost or Size 6IOUX CITY, la, June 1B.-In the dis trict court today Judge John W. Auder son held the city had no power to regu late the sise and weight of loaves of bread sold by bakers. DANIELS SPEAKS AT OHIO WESLEYAN DELAWARB. O., June Ifi.-'The Fcholar In Politics" was the toplo of tha address of Joseph Daniels, secretary of Ihe na who this morning delivered the graduating addreae at Ohio Wesleyan university. Thst the dsy of the prac tical politician has passed and that the scholar Is coming into domlnstinn wss the general tenor of his talk. The degree of doctor of laws was con ferred upon Secretary Daniels. Rev. Francis Martin Larkln, 'to. editor of the California Christian Advocate, received the degree of doctor of divinity. Vnolk Jumps Before far. WF-BSTIill 4'ITY, la.. June lb-(Spe-f lal Telegram )Weldiin Haney, aged 1 yeara. was probably fatally Injured here this afternoon. whn he Jumped rff the t nulling board of an auto la front of a liaseing car, driven by Harold Murphy o' Huron. D. The second car passed over Mm fracturing his skull and break ing his shoulder. ZEPPELINS FLY OVER NORTHEAST ENGLISH COAST Fifteen Persons Killed and Fifteen Injured at Points Which the Government Censor Refuses to Reveal. RUSSIANS CONTINUE TO RETREAT Official Report from Petrofrrad Ad mits Withdrawal of Troops Across Galician Frontier. BRITISH CAPTURE TRENCHES LONDON, June If. The latest air raid on the British country was the most fatal of them all. Zeppe lins flew over the northeast coast of I England last night, dropping mtHllrs which killed fifteen persons and wounded as many more. Nt-ver before has an air raid on J England taken such toll in hurftan j life. This is the third air attack in 1 a little more than two eeks. In the eatcin arena of the fighting !the lltiHslan forces still are stubbornly retiring. The Isu-t otficl.l report from Pctrograd admits tho withdrawal of Itui- claim to have taken niimerous prmoners and machine guns and to have recap tured village) wre-ted from them by the Amtrian. on the city of Jarlstuhe. The press Is demanding retaliation. On the other hand. Pnrls reports offlcislly Hint this raid was a reprisal for the dropping ef hornbs bv tho Germans on open French snd English towns. ' French Official Report. rARIS. June lfi. 2:M p. m.)-Tht French war office this afternoon Issued a statement on the progress of hi slllttle. reading: "British troops yesterday captured a line of German trenches to the west of La Basaee. "There la nothing of importance to re port from the remainder of the front. A German airship wag empetledciima to land within our lines at "a point near Nomy-Sor-Gureo.. to the northeast of L4 Forte Mllnn. The aviators were mnde prisoners." Raealaa Official Refxirt. TETROGRAn (Via London). June !. The following statement was Issued last night at the war office: "Fighting continues In the Hhavll dis trict without substantially modifying the situation. "During Monday right the enemy de livered a futile attack In the direction of (Continued on Pago Two, Column Two.) The Day's War NewM 7.F.PPFXI w RS.II aver the aarlk. east roast at Knarlaad last alaat raaaed the heaviest loss of life arnosg anaeamlMtaati from eorh artaeka darlnr the war, with ihe exemptloa of yesterday's raid by French aaroplaate aver Kartsrahe, Herman y. Details of the attacik am the Knallah rout are held hark y the British resur, hat It Is tiA sutaared efflelally that flflaea peraoaa were killed aad aa taanr marc woaaded, aad that awrerat fires were started by the.hombe. The attack aa Karlarake rausit iy death af alaeteaa seneas aad fovrteea Were waaaded serleaaly. lajVABIOlV OF the oravlaea of Treat hr tha Ilallana la rwredl steadily, aad, aero rd I a a; tha Italian sreneral staff, the doial natlaac poaltloas are be In a errs- led arradaally. The Aaatrlaaa. wk hare dispatched SR.OOO aaca from Treat to resist the Invaders, have aot yet aercated battle. GEHMIM CLAIMS of new aarreasee la fiailrla are coaftrmed la part by an official ststemrst from Petre srrad. BRITISH ARMY oa the western froat has rcfeamcd tha offrnalve. It was announced In Issaaa toamr. that the Brltlsk bad carried an other lino of German trenrbca west of La Baaaeo. THE WANT AD WAY K rU ,D' Xlekory, dlekory, dock. We wanted to sell a olooki We advertised This autiaae prise ad suld it oa tas spot. If you ware to' get a new clock In the parlor, snd wanted to sell the old one, you would find a buyer provi ded the clock for sale waa tn guod condition bv advertising It In the "For r-ale Mlacellancoua colirmn of The Bee. Bring your Want ad direct to tha main office of The Bee, or telephone Tyler lOrtO. am PUT IT IN THU OMAHA BE5.