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TJfE TtEEi OMAHA, SATURDAY, OCTOHEtt 2. 1915.
GREAT MINESJjlYE SIGNAL
Trench nd British Soldieri Describe
Charre on German Trenches
GET EEADY AXP GET OVEK"
FARIS, Oct. t Seven mines, earh cnn
lalnlns i.WO pounds of powder, were. es
ploded with a terrlHc roar soon
the signal was Riven for the Trench ad
vance at Bournes, according- to the story
( in ye witness of the battle.
Blroultaneoualjr.' he said, '"our men
leaped out of their trenches and made
for the Gorman trenches before a foret.
"The Oermane bolted through the
iroods pursued by our first .' 8ac
tkins of the second "ware" explored the
ruined trenches and underground shelters,
which often were twenty feet deep. As
they had no desire to go down Into
these holes, whence it seemed unlikely
they would come out alive, our men
dropped bombs and fired shotguns
through the openings, which effectively
prevented the occupants from coming
ut and taking us In the rear.
"The bulk of our men followed the Oer
mans, who were running like hares
through the woods. They soon cap
tured the second line of trenches In the
middle of the forest and went on, some
even crossing the Roaches brook or corn-
Inn up the sunken road leading to Anre
but the Oermsns brought tip reerves
and tried to surround ub. This maneju.
ver was foiled, however, by our offl -ers
who drew out men back to the first line
Tree Mme4 Down by Shells.
"During the night the Hermans forti
fied themselves In the woods, but at day
break our artillery stopped their work
by a furious bombardment. The even
ing before the forest presented the or
dinary aspect, but In a few mlnutrs all
was changed. One after another ths trees
were mowed down by sheila
"The Oerman artillery was not Idle
either, but sent at us a steady strcsm of
shells, which plowed up the earth all
around us without doing much harm.
This fire was borne phillsophlcally, for
since they have had (heir new steel hel
mets our men don't fear wounds In the
"At 1 o'clock In the afternon the g'ini
ceased firing and were ordered to at
tack again. Machine guns, which the
Germans had placed on their flanks,
soon were put out of action. It was
difficult going In the woods. The men
stumbled over branches, but on the
other hand holes torn In the ground by
shells gave shelter against machine gun
fire. These guns were cunningly con
cealed In pits covered with steel plates.
! The barrels, protruding throush narrow
slits, were Invisible from a distance and
: they sent at us a withering fire. But our
men did not hesitate. From behind tree
stumps and from the pita they kept hurl
Ing a constant stream of bombs and
soon drove the Germs ns out of ths
woods, which remained In our hands."
ftrltoa DeserlHee Flafct.
LONDON. Oct. t lUlstlve and friends
of rtrltlsh soldiers, who have taken part
In the fierce; fighting of the past few
days In Northern France, have begun to
receive letters from the fortunate ones,
who went unscathed through the attacks,
while the casualty lists of .those who met
with disaster are being collected at the
war office and sent to their relatives.
Further consignments of wounded ar
rived at London at midnight. A pic
turesque story of the fighting at Ilooge
was told by one of these men, a terri
torial, with six wounds In one arm In
flicted by a type of bomb known as the
"Because we took trenches and didn't
hold them," he said, "don't Imagine
there was anything amiss at Ilooge. All
U going well and If there had been no
such thing as machine guns we would
have gone straight through the whole
Herman line and now be on our way to
Iterlln. These trenches which we gave
up we can take again, and what Is more
we can hold them when we want to do
so. We don't give tip ground except on
orders from superior officers, who some
times decide the situation In adjoining
parts of, the line does not Justify the re
tention of certain advanced positions.
"It ut ridiculous to hear some peopk
talk about our ttark being a surprise
to the Uermans. It wis so fsr from a
surprise that the Germans had already
brought up tremendous reinforcements
against us tn Saturday.
"The only orders I remember were a
preliminary 'get ready, and then the
sharp command 'get over.'
"We Jumped the parapet without any
superfluous motions, and then, like a
flash, the whole front moved forward
straight across the eighty yards which
separated us from the enemy's trenches.
Then It was bayonet work, and after an
Incredlably short time -we were fight:ng
fiercely between the second and third
line of German trenched."
U P. M., OR THF! F.ND OF THK
GRKAT WAR Wy J. Htewart Barney. 41
I'p. $1.16. , !. Putnam's Hons.
An American millionaire scientist, who
has decided that the war munt cease,
perfects a startling Invention which
places the user In supreme world con
trol. He sails for Europe and gain a
hearing from the belligerent powers.
France and Kngland accept him, hut
Germany demurs with Inevitable conse
quences. "Ij. P. M." Is written In a de-
ightful sstlrlcal rein, running throuab
which, however, is a seain of common
IN A FRENCH HoapITAU Py M.
Fydoux-Iem.an. Tranplat'd by Hetty
Ysomana. 170 Pp. 11.00. Duffleld A Co.
Touching snd Inspiring stories of the
wounded and nurses In a French hospital
during the first four months of the war,
told In a direct and simple way.
OVR CHINES: CHANCES. Py Psul
Myron. Z Pp. 11 ?. Mncherger Brothers.
An Informal book concerning the gen
eral conditions and consequent business
chances In China, which the autnor
thinks particularly favorable at the pres
ent time because of the large withdrawal
of German and English competition on
account of the war,
"COMMON PFVPK" APPUEH TO
WOMAN HUFFRAOK. By Mary Putnam
jecobi, M. L. 2K I'p. 1. U. Putnam's
A statement of the reasons which
Justify the demand to extend the suf
frage to women, with consideration of
the arguments against such enfranchise
ment, and with special reference to the
Issues presented to the New York stale
VNCM5 SAM'S CABIN. By P. N. Han
nibal. 61S Pp. tl.DO.
A love story with a strong plea for
temperance. It Is written In a conversa
tional way and makes a good book to
ut In the bands of hoy. setting fort
a It does the evils snd dangers of In
tempers nee. The author Is n Nebraska
man. and his book Is the more Interest
ing In view of the coming state-wide
campaign for prohibition.
TITR CHRYSALIS. By Logan P.
A collection of poems and e.ays re
plete with hope and couraxe. The author
la a federal prisoner, and his surround
ings make his message the more In
spiring. HOW IT FEETX TO BE THE llT'S
RANO OF A SITKFTIAOKTTK. By Him.
50 cents. Ueonte H. Doran company.
A frank account of what It means to
an Intelligent modern household to have
the mater go out for suffrage,. "He"
seems to enjoy It, and the explanation
ought to help convert the skeptical.
ARE WOMEN PEOPLE? By Alice
Imor Miller, 60 cents. George H. loran
A collection of suffrage rhymes to be
read with a laugh and remembered with
THE BOOK OF TKIHFT. Py T. P. Mr
GreKor. Z4H Pp. IL. Funk & Wagnalls
An Inspiration and practical help to
well-planned saving and Investment, with
a helpful array of Informational money
THE ART OF THE EXPOSITION. By
ugen Neiihaue. 11. tt. Paul E'der On.
Mr. Nethaus gives his pe so al lm
preeslon of the architecture, sculpture,
m rnl de-oratlons, color scheme and
other aesthetic aspects of the Panama
Purlllc exposition In a vivid manner.
The book la beautifully llliietrated, and
In Its pages one sees and appreclatea
anew the beauty of this wonderful panorama.
NAT1-RE AND SC'PXnS ON THF
PACIFIC COAST. SlM. Paul Elder
A guide book for scientific travelers
In the west, edited under the auspices
of the American Association for the Ad
vancement of Science, which contain ,
many distinctive features and much
unl jue material. Most of the problems
presented are peculiar to the west, but
have world-wide concern In the .field ef
natural science, and In their relation to
the affairs of men.
P. Ell WINE OF ROt'SflMiON Pt
William Mndsey. H.Z5. Houghton-Mifflin
It Is a drama by an author steeped In
the traditions of the land of troubadors.
The Count of r.ouselllon Is tho ight to
have been killed in the Holy land and
his young and .beautiful wife has given
her heart to another, the count's squire
and trusted friend. His return leaves
both the countess and her lover the
choice of being faithless to duty or to
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Values to $18.00, at J) I U-UU
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their clothes needs. Opportunities which come only through exigencies of trade,
and here only through the aggressiveness of our buying organization are offered in men's apparel,
Saturday and all next week, Bringing high grade and thoroughly dependable clothes at substantial
savings; leading makers seeking quick turnover of their surplus lots, have come to the Brandeis
clothes organization with proposals which make these remarkably low prices possible.
More Than 2,600 Suits and Overcoats Involved
Here are clothes buying chances not to be equaled for weeks to
come, and it s the wise man who avails him
self of the opportunity to come and share
early in this sale. A savine of from $3.00 to
$10.00 on pafh nverroat or suit. at. His sLIs 23 O
It Is a Duty to Yourself
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Ulrsch-Wlckwlre, Society Brand and Bcnlosa Bros.
Suits and Top Coats
At $20.00 to $40.00
Suits and Top Coats
$15.00, $20.00, $25.00
The fabrtra Include the beat worntedg and woolens, tn
A great variety of rich weaves and patterns, from the beat
foreign and domestic looms. For men and young men.
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This is one of the smart new wool
fabrics which characterizes the splendid
clothes offered by Brandeis Stores.
The materials are chinchilla, vicune, Kersey, Scotch tweeds, in
fancy mixtures and plain colors, single and double breasted; velvet and
self collars; fancy backs.
i's and Young Men's Suits in this sale have no eavLsl for the
Worsteds, cassimeres, tweeds, serges, in all colors, all models and
Our Men's Suits and Overcoats Department is now located on the
Second Floor of the Boston Store. '
Tastefully Appropriate Furnishings for the Most Particular Men
Morning, afternoon and evening, both informal and and formal make their demands upon the man who is particular about his appearance. All these demands must be met with a precision
and exactitude that would surprise womankind. And here at Brandeis Stores he may be sure of getting the furnishings that will mark him as a well dressed man.
Fall showing of New Manhattan Shirts, em
bracing the very latest patterns and materials.
We specialize on these high grade shirts. Excep
tional values, at
New Fall Shirts, made of fine quality
satin striped madras, Oxford and repp cloth.
All new fall patterns. Kegular et
$1.50 values, at 95c and V
Just received a new lot of thoso
beautiful, large open end Four-in-Hand
Ties. Kegular .
$1.00 values, at ...vJC
25 Dozen New Imported Silk
Four-in-IIand Ties. Regular $1.50 val
ues, made up in extra largo d1 Aft
open ends, special pUU
55 Dozen Men's Hand-Made
Sweater Coats, mostly samples, in
heavy rope stitch; large ruff neck col
lars. All the new shades tan, Oxford,
heather, white, maroon and navy, values to $10, at
$4.98, $5.98 and $7.50
We carry a complete line of Perrin's Gloves
for Men, in all the new fall shades. ?0 ft A
Pair, $1.60 to pa.UU
Specials for Saturday
165 Dozen New Fall Silk Neckties, in large
open end four-in-hands. Regular 50c
values, opening sale price
45 Dozen Sample Flannel Shirts, made of
line quality flannel. Regular or military collars.
Navy, gray, tan and assorted browns and olive
drab. Regular values to $3.00, QKr
200 Dozen Men's Sample Dress, Street and
Driving Gloves Lined mochas, lined capes, fine
quality unlined cape and pique gloves, in all the
new shades of tan, gray, black and brown.
Regular values to $2.0Q, nr
sale price..... pOC
5G Dozen Men's Sample Sweater Coats, made of fine
quality wool and worsted. All styles in heavy rope stitch,
ruff neck collar; also fine stitch coats in "V" neck style and
ruff neck collars. Regular values to $0.00, none in the lot
worth less than $3.50, choice AC
Saturday, at. yiVD
125 Dozen. Men's Pure Fiber Silk nose, in all
the ii'ew shades for fall. Regular 25c values, pair. .
$1.50 up to $4.00
Just received our stock of new Silk and Silk
Crepe Shirts for fall wear, made of the very best
silk crepe and satin striped silk shirtings. The
patterns are beautiful, the fit and workmanship
are equal to custom made shirts. Regular values
to $7.50, specially priced, at
$4.98 and $5.50
We are Omaha's exclusive agents for Munsing Union Suits for Men, we
show complete lines in all the fall weights, all sizes, in stouts and regulars.
We consider these union suits the best for fit and durability that money can
buy. Cotton, wool mixed, all-wool, silk and wool, and pure fiber silk. Won
derful values at
$1.00 up to $5.50
At One-Third to One-Half Below Former Prices
' ' " ". i ..Wei Jss'"2
New Fall Head
wear The new fall styles are here In
fine derbies, felts and vcloura.
We otter a wide selection for
choice. In the famous
"Mayo Hats." at J.OO
and other standard
We sire headquarters In Oma-
I ha for the famous John B. Stet
son Soft and Stiff Hats, all new
fail styles, at 13.60,
"Brandeis Special" Soft and
Stiff Hats, the best pnpulir
prWd hst on the market, all new
We bought the entire sample line of Men's High
Grade Hats from Joseph R. GUleandeau, New York
City, at 40 off their lowest Wholesale price.
In this lot will also be Included Importers' Samples
of High Grade Austrian Velour Hats, silk lined, all col
ors. These hats. If sold In the regular way. would retail
at 12.50, IS, 13.50 and $4.00. Your choice Saturday ol
All Austrian Velour Hits.
All Men' High Grade Felt Hats,
All Men s rine Stiff Hat.
KcYi Felt & Pluk B.tt
The entire floor stock of
Sager, Llpmaa ft Co., New
York City. Soft felt hats
and stiff hats included. $1
and ft. 50 values. G30
Kei'i & $1.50 Caps
An entire sample line of
men's tall and winter caps.
Many of ttee caps are silk
UiiPd. with fur inside
bandn. Values to 1 1.50, our
choice FatutUay. at G5o-
Men's Shoe Department
New Location North Side Main Floor Boston Store
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Opening Sale Saturday Morning
500 Pair Men's M, tS and $6 Shoes, such makes as Strong a Garfield,
Reynolds,. Drake and Gable, etc., etc. Shoes that are well known everywhere
at the original price; all sizes, all good styles, tan and black calfskin; blucher
and button and straight lace. The entire lot will be on sale here Saturday morn-
150 Pair Men's Eatra Hirh Cut Shoes, made from renuin snft tanned elkskin:
tan, olive and black colors; 8, 10 and 15-in. tops. Worth to $10 a pair, for Saturday
$5 and $6
sin sw- , aw
Bath Slippers for Men, Turkish toweling,
velvet cord bound, all sizes, 7 Kg
Indian Moccasins for Men,
hand headed, all sizes, pair
We are agents in Omaha for the celebrated Hur.
ley Bros. Fine Shoes. These shoes show the highest
grade of workmanship and as fine quality of leather
as can possibly be secured; hand finished, silk fitted,
bench nude. All the new lasts. Mack and tan, all
widths and sizes, are priced $5X0, ( 'ft
$5.50 and $D.UU