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THE OMAHA MJXDAV DEE: AtUt'sf 'JJ, 1 !M " .
IH ST. LOUIS FLOODiMAYlsKKAisER
Levee Breaks Saddrnly and Inun
dates East Alton, Wood River
and Benbow, 111.
STOBM IS NOW OYER OHIO
ST. LOl'IS, Mo.. Aua. Jl. Eleven
persons are known to have perish fid
in the flood that swept the west and
southern parts of 8t. Louis and some
of the suburbs yesterday. One of
the victims Is a white woman. All
the others are negroes.
The wind and rain storm was an
offshoot of the storm which swept
Texas earlier in th week. It did
damage estimated at several million
dollars to crops and other property,
seriously Impaired transportation and
wire facilities and endangered thous
ands of lives.
fit. touts. Its suburbs and neighbor
ing Illinois Uwns suffered mott from
the floor waters, which followed the
storm. Seven to nine Inch of ratn
fell in twenty-four hours.
At East Alton, lit., mo-foot section
of the new levee cave way and a wall
of water from the Wood rlver rushe-J
toward th towns of Wood River, Ilon
how City and East Alton, but two horse
men who had stood watch at the lavte
raced a hundred yards ahead of the on
nmlng water, renins-. right and left.
"Run for your lives.- In less than
an hour the three towns were covered
with ten feet of water, hut not a soj!
had lingered. The population of Moot.
River and Benbow City raced for West
Wood River, while residents of East
Alton took refuse in Alton.
Bprintfleld. Mo., reported that the
damase to the Otark peach crop would
exofted 40.000; the damase to corn Is
estimated at near ti.ooo.oou; ' real estate
man believe the astrrcate property
lames to Bt. Louis bulldlnrs will he
Ir tie vicinity of $1,000,000.
torn Novr la Ohio.
Chicago, 1U., . Aug. 21.-The Texas
storm which . yeste.day swept north
ward, crossing Illinois and touching
Chlcat-o, la In central Ohio and moving
east, according to th elocal weather
bureau. H wa somewhat decreased In
energy today, but high winds and
heavy rains still followed In Its path,
flalveatow la Ctewalasj 17s.
Ualveston. Tex.,- Aug. SI. Mayor
Fisher of Oalveaton today ssld it was
probable that the cittsens there would
end sn appeal to the Texas legislature
asking that they be given an exten
sion upon their taxes In order to meet
the big financial dram caused by Mon-I
The Monla eceordtns- to ths mayor.
are ).uaain additional aradn 1
raising and ' Tilling to meet the new
problems which the Istest storm brought
to liiht. A wall mcloslng the Inner
harbor hsa been suggested as a protec
tion In ease of further storms. Work
.continued st Increased speed upon ths
cleaning up of ths city, every available
man being put to work by the authort
Uiea. It was promised that before night
water .in a fair supply would be com
ing Into the city through the big main
from Alt a Lome.
Fattwiatea of Dannr T Iti. ''
WASHINGTON. D. C, Aug. fl.-Oov.
emor Ferguson of Texas today tele
graphed President Wilson that th loss
of life from the tropical storm along
tha Texas coast will not exceed 100 and
that estimates of ths damage have
Smr ' ... . ...a t.l ,-. . 1. -
- wv.w.w. . , iie
situation was under control. .,Tb mes-
sage waa in reply to a message from
President Wilson offering .sympathy and
REED RULES RAIL
BOARD IS ILLEGAL
Continued from Page One.)
constitution, whicn is ss follows, to-wlt:
"Ths fftcers mentioned In this article
shall give bon'ie In not less than double
the amount of monsy that may oonie
Into their hands, and In no case le.-s t .an
tue sum of JjO.wOow), with auoh ptovtwton
as to aurelles and the approval iherecf,
and for tha Increase of penalty 01 such
bonds as may be prescribed by lit,
ste Forth the Oath.
"Section tVT!. ' revised Statutes of Ki
breaks for 1813. provides as follows:
All state, district, county, precinct,
township. muntclD&l. ami aanw4i.ii w
wnted offloere, except those inent onad
In section 1. article xlv of the i-onsuio-
i.ri..Vt:rr?.!''ir"l"5 1. jf "r FT-
following oatix. which shall be endorsed'
upon their respective bonds: I do sol-
ornnly swear that I will support tre con-
sittutlon of the United Mi.i.s, tha aZ-
ututlun of the Mate of Nebraska and
iailfilu 1" and ImiwirtlMllv tw wm . -
iti.ll.. . Ik. .,7.1.
--..-w ' " - accoraing to
law and to the beat at ml ahliiiv k-ir.
me Ood. ... . ' '
Frvl a to ads. '
"Bertlon STOg provide:
ah oeeital twnds of state officers mat!
e In lurm. Joint and several, and in 1 tie
payable to the slate of Nebraska in such
penalty and with such cond. tlons as ra
quired bv this antes or the law creating
or regulating the office.
' Be, tlon mi provides
Official bonds, wl'h the oath endorsed'
ir.ereon ehall be filed In f e proper of-
on or before the flrat Thuredav after the
!.,Tt.i.TuT1?y w jn"y next succeed-
n.ent: of officer, elected at any eiw-ial
v nun, nu iiy ana
r th ra
" niinv uaya aiier ut caavaae o
the vojea of the elecUon at which they I
were cboaen. 1
! rta laetrwaneate riled. . jrJ of Oerman effort In the cea
"An exajmuailon of the office of the lhtrr ar. where In the near
sw.retay of state dlwoeee the fact thatl,utur will be forced te
neither Henry T. Clarke, Jr., L O. Thy- I oonln w"k three approaching armies
lor or Thomas U Hail has ever executed to th P,lon of this moat important
and de Jvered to said officer, whoa dut ' Referring to evacuation of Kovno,
K la to have possession of the official ! tt i1 tnat almost the entire garrison '
bonds, a bond of any kind or character; v up th,lr llvs before surrendering1 !
ior ha any bond by. ssld acting iuu'u" Position.
rallway oonunlseloners ever been ten-1 Today's official statement ef the Rue- I
derad ss a condition precedent to the sub- l,Ua w" office Indicates that the Aus I
sonblng by the said artlna railway ' tnv-Oermans are Dresalna- towards Rm. I
misuionera th oath of affica as .
condition precedent to their eoreptmg aad
attempting to exercise and perform th
au'" oevomrg upon them as a duly
elected and qualified official within tha
tvnnruuon ana laws or tbe stats: aad
the time has now elapsed within which
the said acting railway commissioners,
nu ean or ti.em, cau give a bond a
provided by law
Lm. R'abt t Of flea.
"In view of the foregoing It Is self evi
dent, 'that such provuion is self-executing,
and that unless the official bond.
where on ta required, u filed within the
time provided by law the person etocted
uses an rigr.i to the offire. and the
kXBC)r ran be fl:led without any previ
ous judicial detrrniLiailon of the fact.'
ir'kle aklnt lAiielng-, m .Neb. Ut)
"Having taken tl- cialh of of rice to
ipprt the cun tllutlon, the same as my--".
It betonies your duly t appoint
tunc fctate lixllecy ciumiaelonere to fill
the Yscanry caused by the nts-tart on ths
part of thou who are now acting aa turh
I to file their bond and qualify as by tew
TO EXPLAIN THE
(Continued from I'nne One.)
elded the attitude of the American gov
ernment. Pome of the facta already received by
the State department are considered by
officials as conflicting and Secretary
Lansing wants these apparent Inconsist
encies cleared tip before proceeding.
Little Kerr Iiata.
The two cablegrams from Ambassador
Tags contained no Information whatever
J regarding the phytlral features of the
attack on the Arabic. One ssld the White
fli.r ii. f,,r. if a k I
dor thst Mrs. Brugulere and Edmund
Woods were the only American mUl:i
that Paul 'Brugulere was confident that
he saw his mother In the water and was
sure that she wss lost. i
Ths second meeaage ssld Vice Consul j
Thompson had Informed him that Mr. ,
and Mrs. Rrugulere and J. J. Kellett
should he sddrd to the list of survivors.
The name of Mrs. Moore should be
changed to Leopold Moore In the list of
survivors, leaving the missing only two. )
Dd .Not Try t Escape.
UJN'DOK, Aug. 21. Although no offl- '
clal report on the sinking of the Arabic I
naa been received. It la learned on In
quiry In official circles here thst the
BrltlMh government Is satisfied that the
Arabic did not attempt to escape or to
ram the submarine which sank it.
This conclusion Is the result of state
ments made by Captain Finch and other
survivors. All sgree that the submarine
wss not sighted until after the torpedo
was fired. The Arabic, Instead of trying
to escape, hsd been slowed down for ths
purpose of ascertaining whether assist
ance could be given to the steamer Duns
ley, previously torpedoed. British of
ficials scout the Idea that ths Aarbie
was attempting to ram . the submarine.
They say that by doing so Captain Finch !
would have been almost certain to strike j
ths Puns ley and wreck his own ship,
Statements thus far received maintain
without exception that no warning was
given by ths submarine,
Twentr-Ore of Crew Mtssiagr.
QUBEN8TOWN, Aug. ll.-An amended
list of the missing members of the Arn-
blo's crew places the number at twenty-
one Instead of forty. M previously given,
According to the revised figure of.
missing psssengers and members of the
crew, the total death list Is thirty-seven, -
In accordance with Instructions front th 1
State department at Washington. the
American consulate Is procuring affl-1
dvu ,fnrn American survivor bearing
particularly upon the assertion i that n
wee given oy we uerman suo-
rtne Which torpedoed the Arabia.
Statements of this nature already hare
been taken from Mr. and Mrs. P. W. A.
Collins, Zealah Oortngton and Mis K.
h s Nt Belas; CaTyeel. -LONDON,
Aug. tL The British gwe
emmsnt today authorised the statement
that the steamship Arable was not being
eonveyed when it was torpedoed by a
Oerman submarine, - ,
The following statement was given out
today at the offloes ef the White Btar
' , - ' , .
"Ws are In .a position tn state, that the
following paasengsrs reported missing did
not smbark oa the Arabia: Maurloe
Davis. Mrs. Fisher and Mr Band.:
Aa amended list ef passengsrs lost on
the Arablo gives a tofal of sixteen, which
with the forty members of the crew, who
were lost, places th number ef dead at
flfty-elx. 1 -
Body of Mrs. Brwsraier.'
NEW TORK, Aug. ll.-The body of
Mrs, Josephine L. Brugulere, one of the
two Americans lost with the Arable, ha
been found, th White Star line announced
today. This waa based on a conversation,
it waa said, with Mr a Marion Brugulere,
the dead woman's daughter-in-law, who
was quoted as saying she had received
a cable message to that effect
Toung .Mrs. Brugulere also waa quoted
by a representative of the line as having
said that the body of her mother-in-law
French maid. Margaret Boudet, bad been
reoovered, too. Mm. Boudet.. one of the
two maids who sailed with Mrs. Brugulere
had heretofore been listed among the sur
vivors, ... ... .. .
It wss said that the cablegram received
toy Mrs. Marion Brugulsre contained no
, Tw Bailee Waahed Ask.
NEW lORK, Aug. Il.-A cablegram re-
0lr4 4T by the Whit star Un her
tnt the bodies of two vlcttma of
the Arable .had washed , ashore near
Queanatown. n ... k. .
V - OM bod3' a
woman, preaUmaMy. a cabin passenger,
mi A , v.- -ka. - w . .
w.Mwi v. n ii7ww. iia vouiea
had not been identified.
Center of United
"KTrnKj RA n, Aug. Sl.-(Vla London.)
Russian military observers in their
th.mc.nt operation. In th.
minimise the Importance of the fall
of the fortresses of Kovno and Noo-
tlPated, and point with Satisfaction to
t tl K Ml. rf e . V. .
the Russian garrisotuk The military
writers declare that JTreat-Lltovek Is the
LHovsk from the northwaat ant m ik-
aouin, with the evident Intention to ex-
cul. U Possible, a flank movement to
o souuieastward. where they have al-
reedy crossed the Important north u
""""a railway and pushed their force
'well toward Pialie, twelve miles east ot
I Vlodava. The Russian defense (a this
direction U aided by a swamp, which sx
tends far to the east of ths Buir river.
Russian military men see In the deter
mined Oerman efforts to push across the
railway north of Brs--Ulovsk a plan te
out n uis Kueaian arret" base on that
fortress from those operating at Oseoweta
I from the south. A cording to today
oommueucetlon th BtalystoV.-Breet rail-'
ay is still-in Russian hs-eta, although
vtdous battles are In progress In various ( making of munitions is highly technical,
sect tons. ( 4 trained chemists are badly needed.
Ths Oermsn lines' now run approxl- , Maay women havs studied chemletry and
metety aa fullowa: don ebemlcal research for years tor n
Beginning et the gulf ef Riga. imma- other object than teachtng or la th la
d lately to the east of Riga, they extend tereet ef sOieireot sclcaoe.
MRS. FRANCISCO VIL
LA, wife of the Mexican
rebel leader, ' at Long
Beach, Cal, where she is
spending1 the summer with
her younger sister, and her
baby. Senora Villa is but
17 yers old.
along the river Aa ta Wmavtant. thenca
to a point east of Vllkomlr and south-
,n , ,v,.,u
1 asserwva e-a wea IS vswwnwvsj, IMSIU
ing westward to Btrekova-Oura, near the lon tn" Island,
intersection of the Bobr and Narew; east-. Ths death list from the gulf storm In
ward and souhward along the line of the ' creased slightly today and th miatfng
upper Narew to Btrablla at the crossing "l decreased considerably. Ths known
of the. tUaLvstok-Brest-Utovsk railway.
directly south to Upnltsa, twelve miles
north of Btest-Lltovsk. awlnalna weak.
ward around that fortress, touching U
river Bug. neat1 Vlodava, and extending
The presence of a Oerman fleet In tho
Oulf of Rma. whera it I. fo-ooeratina
with the land forces, brings the evaouar
tlon of Riga close at hand.
NOTICE CN KAISER
(Continued from Page One.) '
among the neutrals. Thsy say time Is
their ally and bop to wear out Ger
many's eoonomlo and military power; by
protracting the war.
' ''II we desire peaoe, therefore, th only
thing left is te compel them to see that
their hope is futile.';
1 Deaaaade Equal Rights. '
Referring to the chancellors words to
the effect that Oermany ewes Us success
te moral power exerted in the direction
of freedom. Dr. Pavld said:
"And I hold it to be my duty to add
that we expect a greater measure of
liberty .for the Oerman people. With that
hope -we shall vote for new credit. We
must reach tbe geat of equal civil rights
attsodlng equal civil duties.
"Whoever did not knew it' before must
have learned through tils war that the
great masses of the Oerman people stand
so high In efficiency. In the spirit of or
ganisation, that full political equality
can . no longer be refused. Creation of
freer and higher conditions of law and
eulture among tbe people themselves and
respect of other peoples must be the un
alterable aim of a policy which strives
for the. best for eur own people and all
humanity. In struggling for that goal we
vote for the war credit"
Dr. Peter Bpahn. a clerical, expreeeed
gratitude te Pop Benedict for bis efforts
tn behalf ot peace.
Dr. Bpabn endoreed the chancellor's po
sition concerning the freeing of Poland
from the ''Russian yoke."
Vledisleus Bsyda, a Polish member, ex
preeeed satisfaction at the chancellor's
position, saying Poland would have the
opportunity of developing Its national
life and reviving the culture of former
Japs Pay Tribute
; To Henry W. Denison
toorreepoadenoe of th Assoolated Press.)
TOKIO. Aug. IT. The Jspanese people
nave given to the memory of Henry W.
Denleon, the American adviser to their
department of foreign affair, the same
tribute they pay to their owa dead. When
the first anniversary of Mr. Denison'a
death recently occurred, hla tomb In the
Toklo cemetery wes vtalted by a nuwber
of prominent personages who reverently
placed wreath there. Among the vis
itors were Baton iCx jt, the minister for
foreign affaire, and Viscount Vohlda and
Baron Takahlra. formerly Japanese am
bassadors at Washington. Post Wheeler,
charge dafairs for the Vol ted State,
left a wreath In behalf of th American
Mr. Denison wss born tn Vermont, and
became adviser to the Japanese minister
of foreign affairs in 1SS0. He wa highly
ester in ed by the Japanese people. The
tombstone recently erected for him here
bears aa InstripUon written by the em-
I Kefersa Sehoal Bay at Frat.
I innnv i i Cl
I , r ' . "Tw,nt' thousand
BTjSfi V fa ff4 rv aB fAprn sa t Avsass s ha 1..
1 1 (Ii I aa rws .fSfaja a-tav A a J W- V I
' "h , V T.l . """'
T7r.orm cr,ooU h,v wed with the
British naval and military force since
the beginning of the war. Three o, then,
iToea. an nrtyl
sis others have been rewarded with
leaser decorations. Ths "roll of honor"
johows that 1.100 of ths boys have bee
t killed or wounded.
Wesaen u Bbell Mah.er.
(Correapondenoe of the Aasoclated Press.)
LON1XJN, Aug. U-A scheone te em
ploy women whe have received scientific
educations far shell snaking la now form
In la tha mlulatrv at munitions TV.
ON THE MAP AGAIN
tt c . , , , f . . .
"""" xvciwicu auu aj
Sead Learned to Be Over
URGENT APPEAL FOR AID
GALVESTON, Tex., Auf. 20.
Wire service was restored to Galves
ton today by the Western Union. The
first message out of tha city elnce cumetance of the sinking of the Arabia,
w a Hwtat(Mt Press dig- 1 m ,pH" of tM tn Anglo-Amerttan
Monday wag an Associatetl Frees fll press breaks into a clamor of war.
patch saying Galveston's known lose Fortunately, the president and hla ad
of life was elcht killed in the city j visors are cool and determined to wait
proper and twenty-five tn the low gee-! """ d cmctaliy.
.1 - 4. ,tlnn f Ih. Chicago Herald: It cannot be said the
tlons on the western portion of th!Arabc w. carrying- ammunition with
island. Water service 1 expected to , which Oerman soldiers were, to be killed,
be resumed tonight. There is plenty 'It can t be said it wss carrying Canadian
of food in the cdty.
An urgent appeal of cltlsens of Oalves
tnn and of ths state of Texas for aid
was sent out today by residents of the
smsll villages of Antumle. Wallacevllle,
on the eaal miiie of Galveaton bay. The
appeal said ever village was In dire
need, but gave no details, . -
j Boa-lea Poiai at Texas City.
j TEXAS CITY, Ttx., Aug. . Nlns
bodies were Picked up yesterday on a
'dyke near this city, and today the crew
of th tender Rowan, which recovered
tlicm, said thst twenty-nine more bodies
lay on this dyke. It was thought part
of these bodies mlpht be those of man
from the dredgeboat Houston, wrecked
three miles off Texas City. There are
lonly four known survivors of a crew.of
! forty-four from the Houston. .
j List ef Btti.
I HOUSTON. Tex.. Aug. . Dispatches
filed in Galveston yesterday and reaching '
here today, giving a death list of th.rtean .
?! ; . 7? wlT. -""
the Island for mora bodies, were supple-
mented by private reports today that a
number of bodies had been brought in on
the car. Galveston island Is forty miles
,on nd u r"port1 bodies
1 from the mainland have washed .ashore
list was 11 today, including thirteen
known dead in Oalveaton.
It is expected the dead will be increased
ty a aosen or more when tns virgin
Point hotel collapse Is cleared up. Twenty
persons are listed as missing in this ool
lapse, and up to today no trace of these
missing has been reported here.
Mtsslagr at Bellvw Bate, y
Report indicated that the thirty per
sons yesterday Hated aa missing at Boll
var had been found. .
A conservative estimat of the missing
today waa lees than 100.
Reports , from Oalveaton were optlmls
tle for rapid recovery of th city's routes
for food supply and for eariy establish
ment ef wire connection.
With report that ttit. crews of th
dredge boat tm Houston, and, Ban Ja
cinto were safe, th missing; list wa cut
down from it prevloua mark of, 3&t: Ths
dredges were found last night aground
near th 'Houston 'ship canal."
That train would ; be running into
Tsxaa City on regular schedule today
was announced today by th railroad of
ficials her. .
A reassuring statement ef condition
In the storm swept area was Issued her
by Governor - Ferguson, who ha taJtan
charge of the general relief work.;. ,
"My information 1 that the loss of life
Is not great and the local authorities will
be able te handle the situation without
assistance," the statement said.
Maay 1 Ileaetea. Hosnltsd. -
Evidence of the unusual destructive-'
ness ot Monday's hurricane was seen In
Houston's hospitals today, which house
between fifty and 109 person either in
jured in the storm or suffering from
Illness contracted In long exposure. Most
of thsse patients are from town along
the coast. Many ar suffering from
snake bite a real danger ta a ooaat hur
ricane because the water drive snakes
upon the few objects above water. Mar
vtn Proctor of Lynchburg Is la a seri
ous condition on acoouut of a nvMcaain
bit. With hi baby he had been driven
Into the water ang wa trying to build
raft with board blown from hi home
when the snake bit bim on the hand.
He carried th baby until Wednesday
morning, although en arm wa swollen
to nearly twice Its normal sla. Ota
Wedneeday a launch picked htm n.
Cltlsens from Wallaoevtlle. a sown of
about 1.000 Inhabitants on th east aid
of the Oalveaton bay, appealed today
for aid, saying that eoly three bouse
remain In their town. They estimated
that 10.099 head of stock drowned In
Chamber county, where Wallaoevtil Ss
They said also there le worry over the
fate of seventy-five Inhabitants ef
Smith' Point, a peninsula JJuttlneT far
out Into the bay.
O. A. Fredericks of Dallas, and B. J.
Wblttlg of Houston, who were tn th
Virginia Point hotel wbea H collapsed,
were washed out to sea and after float
ing about on wreckage for several boura,
were waahed back again by a change of
Otrl rie.ta gtatr Ml lee.
A young girl of Is, found on Oalveaton
beach unconscious, when revived said sbe
waa at Vslasoo, nearly sixty saile dis
tant when the hurricane attack. She
beeame unconscious again be Core giv
ing any other Information.
General J. Franklin Bell, commanding;
the second division of the Vniud State
army at Texas City, has written te
Mayor Ben "Campbell or Houston urging
that travel ef persons from Houston to
Texas City and Oalveaton be prohibited
unices they are concerned tn the well
fare of relatives la either dty. Gen
eral Bell told the mayor that Qalvastoa
i authorities were refusing U let person
from th, mainland eater th city anises
! they had rood excuse for landing.
Tsxaa City, the aenaral aald t. ...
..'. V': " mw7
oV ZZ.nV - 7 "
rha bumin f ntiu e a-a
already has begun in the country outside
Houston aad in many ether section of
the eoast. -
HOLD UP BANK ACROSS- ' - -FROM
irm ANOEtXB, Csi. Aug. Cfhree
men held up today the manager, book
keeper and a depositor Of ths Boyle
Heights suburban branch of the Hamee
Savings bank aad escaped, bank otflctala
said, with IS, - The bank U across ths
street from the polios station, The bandits
I eommwadeered aa autumubUe and escaped.
i Comment of Press
I winir are snri excerpts rrorn edt-
lertal ef Amerioaa newspapers comment
Ing on ths sinking of Lbs Arabhi:
ixralsvllle Courier-Journal: If la the
last straw that breaks the catnoi's back.
The people en masse demand
severance of all relations with Oermany
and we bellevs the president will promptly
answer the summons.
Louisville Anselger: 60 far we know
nothing except what the British censor
hsa published. Ws do not know the clr-
troops to the war. The Arable was bound
for New Tork. It ' was taurderplala
murder without palliation or excuse.
Cincinnati Frele Presai If our admini
stration cannot be persuaded to stop the
( unlimited export of arms and ammunition
men uermany must protect Itself.
Washington Post: If American clttsena
went down with the Arabic. Oermany will
have brought about a most grave situa
tion. Washington Herald: Wa are surely en
the breaking point with Germs ny.
Detroit Abend Post: If President Wil
son flatly failed to issue embargo on ths
i part of war material Oermany was Justi
fied to cerry on the war by submarines.
The Arabia was a swimming arsenal.
Cleveland Plain Dealer: American sen
timent la unanimously . against , a nation
which stands sponsor for the policy of
mordor, ,. .
, Louisville Times: .'.'The sinking of ths
Arabia wag at best an attempt at murder.
New Tork Evening Post: Jt is useless
tefb Kaan sssaiuIa m. ' a t
lZZ.- ll-T- Vl1 "
defiance of the distinct warnings given
Vast Sum Spent in
Relief Work by the
(Correspondence of the Associated Press.)
LONDON, Aug. . . The . principal
speaker of the opentnc of the summer
ansa OH of Klna-'a eollaaa waa H d
Hoover, chairman of the American Corn-
mission for Relief In Belgium. His ad
dress wa a description o th work of
"I could bore yon stiff with detail of
th multitudinous branches of oar work."
h remarked, -''but' the main' facts' are
theeei ., ;-..,',.
"Fwodatuffn-iworth lfia.00u.ftm have been
supplied and Sold up to June M..,- .
'Tw hundred ninety-three: Complete
shipload, comprising ovwr eoo.oos ten ot
breadstuff a, have been imported.:
"We ar spending axnot.ow for th up
keep of th canteen for Belgian abso
lutely destitute. '
"We have spent 1600,060 through th
extmrauts appointed to leo after horn,
less aad orphan children; U,(m children
nav neen placed In -temporary home
W& Will Clear Monday
,7? WwliDreaaea; ';.
In wMto stripos
iner prices ni to
The Store For
Annonoces the arrival of
a .whole new, series of
Japanese, Negligees and
'A Well elected
for the School Miss
Both rlain and embroid
ered effects, serviceable
but still very attractive.
Plain linen handkerchiefs
at....... 5c, 10c, 15o, 25o
Embroid M handkerchiefs
at 15c, 25o, 35c, 50c
at,. ....15c, 25c, S5o, 50o
' mo visit our Toilet
Goods Section Monday
will receive free a cake of .
Colgate's Natural Toilet!;
i Boa p. ......
None to children. '
ot United States
of the British Liner
by President Wilson.. '
Brooklyn (N. T.) Bagle: Assuming thai
ail the circumstances are as reported,
the first step the president must take,
a step that can no longer 4e avoldd
without national abasement and humilia
tion. Is to send Count yon Bemstorff out
of the country and simultaneously recall
tit. Gerard from Berlin.' After that con
gress could well be assembled to provide
for whatever may be forced upon ua
New Tork Evenlnc World: Oermany
flouts America's claims. ' Oermany de
fies American demands. It has ohosen
to forfeit our friendship and esteem.
Philadelphia Press: 'In ths race of the
critical situation thus brought to a sharp
focus cool Judgment ' should preta.1.
The government may be trusted
With the Utmost confidence to deal vigo
rously with the grave situation.
Philadelphia Record: It suffices to say
that the position of the government of
the United mates as outlined In three
emphatic , notes, is unalterable, and the
country will back up the president whole
heartedly In meJnta.nlrg American rights
on the seas, ."from whatever quarter vio
lated, without compromise and at any
. Plttahlltwh tarl.r' Th- ..fa ...Iv.l r.t
the fie that r.r ih i. .
... . " r . . ..
Nor Is the sinking. of the Arabic. I
a nrt... n.i ... , iL -
v.M k .'k .
could be expected? Without proteot-on
m 1 ' mo"
munitions. She flaarantlv UmimkI into
i.the danger none aa though courting at
tack. There were no oonvoys to ward off
attack and prevent her d eat ruction,
Loa AngeWe Times: That the sinking
ef the Arabia raises sjueeUons, which
may be vary serious) and -which may call
for ether aotlon on the part ef President
Wilson than pungent phrases, may be
conceded. Whether aa American life was
or was not lost, cannot.1 or at least,
ought not, to determine . th notion of
President Wilson. .
until after th war.
"Twenty thousand foreign refugees In
Belgium have also been cared tor and
, "la destroyed communities 1600,000 has
been spent ta the erection of temporary
shelters. ' , . V. . .
"Clothing worth H.X,000 has been die
trlbuted . through th Central Clothing
bureau In Brussels, .
"For th purchase of clothing locally,
W.M0.00 ha been distributed to th desti
tute. . . . i
"The total subscription up to date in
actual cash have been about 116,000,000.
"In the distribution of food, over 18,001
volunteer workers, mostly Belgians, have
been employed. .
"Th relief work has extended to the
distribution of medical supplies and to
th distribution ot, tM"rinrt of ton of
seed to agriculturists,
"la France, where the nation Is still
behind th dispossessed Industrial work
ers, the Oonunission ha found it suffi
cient to grant money eubvehtlona to the
oommunos, which, undertake the care of
their own destitute."
. A "For Bale" ad Will turn' seoondVhaad
fnmltara into cash. ,
20 Fine Silk and
np to $45.00
,"" Fonnerlx. priced
tip to $12.50
(40 Inches Wide)
A fabric which is goinc: to bo used very exten
sively this Fall and Winter. It's a pleasure to
be able to show you such a complete range of
color in this popular silk so early in the season.
; " Georgette Crepe in these colors: .
DUCK BLUE, INDIGO, MENTHE,
, HERON GRAY, BLACK, WISTERIA,
and all Evening Shades.
New Autumn Silks
Lut week's arrivals include Qan Stripes and Plaids,
Satins, Crepes. Poplins, Failles.
Display Monday in the Silk Section.
Women's Fancy Neckwear
One-Half Price ;
, f ' . . : : - l "
A special sale Monday that's good news to Omaha wo-T
men. Half Price means Just Half Price- eo be early to
enjoy the beat selection. ' .
, Net Vests, sold from $1.00 to $2.50, at ontvhalf price.
4 Mnll Vesta, sold from 75c to $2.00, at one-half prjee..
' Collar arid Cuff Beta and Separate Collars,' in roll ef
focis, sold from 50o to $2.0(, at one-half price. : " '
Sale starts at 8:30 A. M. Neckwear Section, Main Floor.
i Japan Exercised
Over the Boycott. ;
Levied by China
(Correspondenoa of the Associated FreeaJ
TOKJO. Aug. I The retaliatory boy.
eott in China against the Japanesa
caune of Japan's demands oa China has
caused profound concern throughout the
empire and extensive plans are being
formulated to overcome the movement.
-Japanese merchants are beginning to
complain at heavy losses In trsde and
thoughtful leaders in various' walks of
Japsnes life are worried over where
the Chinese hostility will . and and over
how It will affect ths future relation
of the two countries. v
The chamber of commerce of Osaka.
a. very progressive body, lias already
organised a special commission whose
assignment la th elimination . of the
Jaiuiee boycott by friendly propaganda
and the advancement ot Japan's tradn
interests In China. The commission wilt
also Investigate tha posfibUltiea of eco
nomic developments ss a result of the
new treaties) with the government of
The members of the chamber wilt be
i HlspwOched to all important ;parts of
! China. Tha first party will Melt Mon
jgolta and that part of Pouth Manchuria
which has not yet been explored. A
ruuf wl" norm tnma ana
!a third the south. Other chambers ttf,
commerce are Joining the muTement.
1 AaDtInB" the Amerhsn custom, the
1 1,,,,. K.i-t- .
personal tonch with the Chinese, find
. .. T. .. . .
all sbout and
then try to find the' proper' remedy.
They will try to prove that the inter
ests of China and Japan are Identical.
Another project more sentimental In
character Is th sending of parties of
school children to China to visit "wtth
the school children of thst country.' Btlll
other plan receiving consideration are
those to " arrange a ChlnoWarsnese ex
hibition and to establish a ChirieTsp
anese bank. The exhibition project is
favored by business men generally and
is rip ported by tbe department of agri
culture. A bill providing for the found
ing of the bank will probablv be Intro
duced Into the -next 'seeslon of the diet.
WOMAN WANTS TO BE BURIED
WHERE FINAL VICTORY IS WON
(Correspondence of the Associated Press.)
PARIS, Aug. I.-The will ot a wealthy
woman resident of Marseilles, who d'ed
a few days ago, contains the following
"If I die before the end of hostilities,
I ask that my body may be laid pro
visionally In the family, vault, and that
it shall eventually be Interred in a tbe
field where the final decisive victory is
gained. X leave th whole of my fortune
to the town which bear the nam of .
this victory. " , ... . ..., ....
Land for ft-et.rwjasjr Soldiers.
(Correspondence of the Associated Press.)
BTDNBT. Australia. June VL-The New
South. Wale government has set Muta
B.000 acres of wheat growing . land . and
150.090 acre of Irrigation lands for settle
ment by soldiers returned from the war.
A "For Sale ad will curn second-hand
furniture' Into cash. " " : "'." '
Voile and lingerie!
.. Formerly .priced
up to $50JOO
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