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VOL.' XLV NO. 134.
OMAHA, MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 22, 11)15.
Oa Trains, at Hotel
Hews Btands, lo So.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
IN RECORD TIME
Captain of the Aeroplane Corpi of
Nebraska National Guard Comei '
in Hii Craft, the U-2.
IXYINQ TIME 43 MINUTES
Automobile Accompanying Machihe
Also Breaks Record in Sun
from Capital Here.
LIGHTS AT THE HELD CLUB
Paatl. T TT IMIllAn nf Iha
aeroplane corps of the Nebraska Na
tional Guard, yesterday made an
historical aerial trip from Lincoln to
Omaha In his aeroplane, the U-2.
The flight, which was the first of Its
kind ever made In Nebraska, was a
military experiment under direction
of Adjutant General Hall.
The distance, which Is approximately
fifty miles "as the cror flios." was
covered by tha aviator In forty-three
minutes' actual flying time. Following
Is tha "time-card"' reported by Captain
McMillan: Left Lincoln at 2:34 o'clock;
Havelock, 8:36; Waverly, i44; Greenwood.
2:48; arrived Ashland, 2:M; left Ashland,
1:50; arrived In Omaha at 4:11
Uould Diets, president of the Aero Club
of Nebraska, other members of the club,
and several scores of spectators' greeted
Captain McMUlen when he alighted at
the Field club grounds. An accident was
narrowly averted when. In landing at the
Field club, the aeroplane went Into the
roadway at the low place near the club
house, dropping down several feet. The
impetus of tha machine carried It up the
bank on the opposite side, where it
Spectators la Way.
Thera was such a large number of poo-
plescatered over ine ciuo srouiws nmv
Captain McMUlen naa to pic miming
place quickly to avom any poimo win
ger to ina people nu um nu
deep cut tnrougn tne grounua. nm i.
one wing of the aeroplane siruca an
automobile, but no serious damago was
Captain McMillan was preceded In his
flight by several automobiles, the first
two leaving Lincoln at 11:39 o'clock con
taining newspapermen and others. R. E.
Matteson, commercial superintendent of
the Lincoln Telephone and - Telegraph
company, and M.' T. Caster and O. K.
Oann, plant and traffic manager of the
tame company; Fred I. Archibald of the
Lincoln Star. Frank Green of tha Lincoln
Journal,- K.B Gaddla.:, Lincoln-, tapra.
sentatle of tho Omahva World-Herald;
P. A. Burrows, Lincoln representative
'of The Omaha Bee, and J. W. Jones, a
Lincoln Insurance man.
Irntii the Aotoa.
Later General Hall and his father. Dr.
p. L. Hall, J. H. Hansen, head sales
man of the Copcland-Orr motor car of
Lincoln, and William Baxter of "the Lin
coln Gas company Immediately pre
ceded the aeroplane from Lincoln and
from Ashland raced the aeroplane to
Omaha. This machine left Ashland
about twenty minutes ahead of Captain
McMUlen, but the latter beat them to the
field club about three minutes, making
the last mile on a flat tire when they
aw the aeroplane go Into the ditch, fear-
ng serious injury to Captain McMUlen.
Incidentally it Is of considerable to note
that Mr. Hansen drove his machine, a
'Cadillac, .from Lincoln to Omaha In one
hour and thirty-two minutes, showing up
through the towns, beating the former
record thre minutes. Dr. Hall held the
watch on the trial.
On account of the severe cold neces
sitating heavy wraps. Captain McMUlen
was forced to leave out the bomb drop
Ping, scheduled as a part of the experi
ment. Among the messages carried by the
e viator was a letter from Governor
Morehead to Mayor Dahlmap, one from
the secretary of the Lincoln Elks to the
ecretary of the Omaha ESks, one from
Secretary Whitten of the Lincoln Com
mercial club to Secretary Manley of the
Omaha Commercial club, one from Gen
eral Hall to President Gould Diets of
the Aero club, also a golden knife from
Tucker A Bhean, Jewelers of Lincoln to
The value of the aeroplane for quick
sen-Ice was shown when the Best laun
dry at Lincoln received a message from
Mr. Kelley of the Noyes-Keltey Auto
company In Omaha asking him to for
ward Us laundry as soon as possible.
Mr. Plemendon of the laundry hurried
o the fair grounds and arrived lust In
time to hand the package to Captain
McMUlen and It was delivered in prob
ably the quickest actual time any parcel
ever passed between the auto towns,
The efficacy of the telephone In time
(Continued on Page Two, Column One.)
The Weather ,
Tesseratare at Omaha Yesterday.
t a. m...
7 a. m...
S a. in
t a. m
10 a. in
11 a. m
4 p. m
6 p. m
T p. m 87
Comparative Lrai Rreord.
, . . ., XH15. 1914. 191S. HII.
Highest yesterday 41 62 S3 63
lowest yesterday 29 36 44 S4
Mean temperature 35 44 64 44
Precipitation 00 .00 . .ou
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
v" . rm. 1 t.mtu... I lira .
fWiclenry for the day ' 0
Total deficiency since March 1 "auO
Normal precipitation 03 Inch
1 efu'lency for the day 3tiuh
Tnf rxlnfall rinf March 1....3S 74 Inches
Ixf'Ctency lnce March 1 I 41 Im-hrs
eftclrncv lor cor. period, IW4. i'.i Indira
DelK-Uncy for cor. period. 113. 7.11 inches
L. A. WfcLriH, Local Fure-asUr.
Stops Off for the Day After a Trip
All Oyer the Western
DEMOS ARE AT
Henry Estabrook, formerly
and now of New Tork. wh.jecently
threw his hat In the ring for the republi
can nomination for the presidency,
stopped off in Omaha yesterday en route
from Kansas City to Chicago, where he
speaks today before the Hamilton club.
He had made an address Saturday before
the Commercial club of Kansas City.
"My principal- object In stopping here
was to visit the headquarters and see
how Mr. Craig Is getting along," he
When asked about the coming election
he said: "I predict a sweeping republican
victory, based to no little extent on the
six weeks' trip which I am completing,
and which has taken me over a large
part of the country. With unmlstake.
able indications for a reunited party, I
think there Is no question of the re
sult." I nltrd Republicans Bare.
Mr. Estabrook went on to say that a
united republican party was decidedly
more assured than a democratic one. In
Illustrating this he asserted that the fol
lowers of Roosevelt in the 1912 campaign
was in a great measure supporting his
personality, and that the principles of re
publicanism were never abated.
"And the democrats," he went on, "are
at loggerheads. Wilson has at last seen
the light, and has rallied to the support
of preparedness, while Bryan, the Moses
of the democratic party, as it were, la
rather leading his following Into the
wilderness, instead of out." Of his own
part In the campaign he did not care to
Reports of Famine
As Pure Inventions
BERLIN, Nov. 21. (By Wireless to
Tuckerton, N. J.) The semi-official
Overseas News agency gave out today
a statement designed to set forth actual
conditions in Germany and controvert
what it terms false reports spread by the
enemies of this country. The statement
"For some tlma now the English and
French press and wlreleks services have
been hard at work attempting to counter
balance the bad Impression made on the
whole world by the military and diplo
matic defeats suffered by these nations
tn the Balkans. For this purpose wild
stories about famine In Germaay have
"Usually .the stories are something like
thlsi. Mobs, .running through the otreets
shrieking and nmnsmSiff shop windows;
regiments arrive; they fire at the crowd
and then mutiny. These gloomy reports
of course are clumsy Inventions. Aa a
matter of fact nowhere in Germany Is
there lack of pubUc order, and If Ire
land and India had always had as much
to eat as Germany now has, the English
would be less disliked In these parts of
Want Rifle Club in
Every Town and City
Throughout the Land
CHICAGO. Nov. 21. The United States
Municipal Rifle clubs planning the estab
lishment of an organisation to train
cltlsena tn the use of an army rifle, was
Incorporated In Springfield today.
Its Incorporators were wealthy Chi
cagoans, Samuel M. Hastings, president
of the Illinois Manufacturers' association;
J. Ogden Armour, A. A. Bprague, Arthur
Meeker, George M. Reynolds, Howard H,
Hitchcock, Ward Wllllts, Henry Rumsey,
Samuel S. Holmes, C. T. Boynton, Frits
Bahr and Edward O. . Huber.
"We Intend to get a rifle club In every
city and town in Illinois and then in every
town In the United States," explained 8.
8. Holmes, corporation counsel of High
land Park, one of the directors of the
WATERLOO. Ia,, Nov. 21. The seven
teenth Iowa State Conference of Charities
and Correction opened here ' today with
social settlement and sociological work
ers from all parts of Iowa In attendance.
The pulpits of Waterloo were occupied
this morning by conference representa
tives, and this afternoon a mass meeting
marked the opening session of the con
ference, which was presided over by
Prof. G. T. Wyckoff of Grlnnell, presi
dent. The address of welcome was de
livered by the Rev. J. E. Johnson, and
the response by President Wyckoff.
Papers were read and addresses deliv
ered by Dr. A. J. Todd of the University
of Minnesota, Edward T. Devlne of tha
New York School of Philanthropy,
Charles C. SUllman of St. Paul, and
Roger Baldwin of St. oLuls.
The sessions will continue until Tues
day evening. The first business meeting
will be held tomorrow.
Writer of Popular
Songs Meets Death
NEW TORK. Nov. 1L-J. Fred Helf,
who wrote the words and music of more
than 100 popular songs, died at Liberty,
N. Y., following an operation for a tumor.
Because of Illness he retired five months
sgo from the music publishing business In
New Tork. Mr. Helf scored his first
success nearly eighteen years ago when
he wrote "How AVould You Like to Be
the Ice Man?" Later he wrote others
that will be remembered throughout the
country, Including "Everybody Works
but Father," "Gee, but It's Qreat to Meet
a Friend from Tour Home Town!" "When
Tou Know You're Not Forgotten by the
Girl You Can't Forget." "In the House
of Too Much Trouble" and "The Barber
I Mr. Helf wsa born In Maysvllle, Ky.,
1 forty -four years ago. He leaves his widow
and one daughter.
GENERAL VON BISSLNG This is the latest photograph
to reach this country of the German military governor of
Belgium, who, it is reported, has been called to Berlin by
the Kaiser to explain in person the death sentence imposed
upon Edith Cavell, the British nurse executed as a spy.
' "BY ACTOF WIFE
Police Traced Aoonsed Murderer by
Telegram He Sent from
SHE GETS HALF THE REWARD
WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 21. (Spe
cial Telegram.) Arthur Hauaer, al
leged murderer and highwayman of a
most vicious type, will be In Omaha
Monday night, and half of the reward
money offered for his capture will be
paid over to his wife, whose efforts
resulted in his apprehension.
The local authorities do not wish
to talk regarding the steps taken to
locate him, but it is known that the
arrest followed the receipt of a tele
gram by Mrs. Hauaer from her hus
band at Indianapolis, who com
manded her to join him. Mrs. Hauser
The other half of the reward will go
to Chief of Police Hay of Wichita.
Thinks Wife Betrayed lllat.
Tha so-called "ape-man" does not know
that he Is to be sent to Omaha to face
murder charge. To another prisoner
In the county Jail here, however, he
stated that he would willingly go any
where if he could have his freedom long
enough to murder his wife, whom he
charges with his betrayal. '
Final agreement to allow Omaha a
chance at Hauser was made today, when
the Nebraska authorities paid over to
the local police the money covering the
expense of capturing Hauser, together
with a reward of 11,000.
Police to Art Qalckly.
Telegrams have been ' received here
from Chief of Detectives Maloney saying
that an Omaha policeman will take
charge of Hauser immediately.
Plans concerning the Journey to Omaha
are pelng kept secret, coin nere ana
In Omaha, in order to defeat 'any possi
bility of the prisoner failing into the
hands of a mob.
Oklahoma Dog Fight
Results in Murder
MUSKOGEE, Okl., Nov. 2L W. T.
Harrison,' city marshal of Council Hill,
was killed by a blow from the bare fist
of J. J. Bell, a farmer, who struck Hani
son when, the tatter's son attempted to
separata fighting dogs owned by the two
men. Han-toon died within five minutes
after the blow. Bell fell across the body
In an agony of remorse. Later he sur
rendered to county officers.
FORMER OMAHA LAWYER
IS DEAD IN WISCONSIN
SUPERIOR. Wis.. Nov. tl.-8veclal
Telegram. Victor Llnley, far twenty
four years prominent legally and politi
cally In Superior, died at noon la a
Cincinnati, O., hospital, falling to rally
from a recent operation for Intestinal
complaint. Horn In Atchison, Kan., fifty
years ago, he graduated from Kanxas
university and the Columb'a Law school,
entering practice at Omaha, later going
to Minneapolis. He followed his pro
(c'kion some years before coining to
A FREE MAN AGAIN
' , " NOGALES, Arts., Nov. II Approxt-
' ' , 'i 'm nte'r 1 wounded Villa soldiers, in-
Jrormer Omaha man Released from; eluding General Trujnio, a Yaqui leader.
Prison After Serving Sentence lw.h WV "hot hrouh th J. "ved
. , , , ;at Nogalea. Sonora. late today. Although
. for Wife S Murder. Villa officials declare that General Ohre-
I son, the C&rranxa commander, was re-
IN GOOD HEALTH AND SPIRITS ' p!I1".e1 ln th f"ht" ' nc,r cn"e.
advices say that he la slowly closing In
t. t r, n . v, on 1,10 tw. while awaiting relnforce-
COMQ, Italy (Via Paris), Nov. 21. iments from Laredo
Porter Charlton, the American,
formerly of Omaha, who recently was
tried on charge of murdering his
, . ,
nuc, a Liu w uj wu luuua gumy auu
sentenced to six years and eight
months imprisonment, was released
today. He is ln good hep lth and
By reason. of the time that Charl
ton had been under restraint and an
additional one year taken off from
bis sentence under an amnesty,
Charlton was compelled to serve only
twenty-nine days in prison after his
conviction and sentence. Charlton
killed his wife in 1910 and placed the
body ln a trunk and threw it into
0MAHA.NS INJURED AS
THEIR MACHINE OVERTURNS
BLAIR. Neb.. Nov. 21. Three Omaha
men were Injured near here Uday
when their automobile was wrecked by
a loose wheel cramping under the car.
Tha men were thrown from the car. The
men were taken to Omaha. Their names
could not be learned. They were re
turning from a hunting trip near TV
WHERE RUSSIANS MENACE GERMAN BASE NEAR
RIGA Mitau, indicated by a star, is the German advance
base, largely supplied by two railroads, one from Libau
and the other from Windau. The furthest advance of the
Russians toward Riga is marked by the heavy line, the
shaded territory they have lost again, and the dotted line
is the approximate present battle front.
A THOUSAND MEN
TO PURSUING FOE
Forces of Rebel Chief Fleeing from
Hermoiillo, Leaving Dead,
Wounded and Captured
SOME TROOPS REACH IMURIS
Obregon Diverts Soldiers Attacking
Cananea in Attempt to Cut
BEGINS HIS MARCH ON NOGALES
DOUGLAS. Aril.. Nov. 21. The
! forces of General Francisco Villa are
; retreating from Hermoslllo, leaving
j 1,000 dead, wounded and captured,
according to official Carrana re
j Villa forces of General Jos
IRodrleguei have broken through the
cordon placed around Cananea by
General Obregon end are rushing to
the assistance of Villa.
The retr.v:lng Villa forces are bclnr
hotly pursued by General Plegtiet, Car
ransa defender of the capital. Borne of
the retrentln troops had reached ss tnr
north as Imur's, by railroad and General
Obregon has diverted his troop attack
ing Cananea. to the west, to cut off ths
escape of Villa's men to Nogales.
mixta Driven North.
General Dleguel, reporting to General
Obregon tonight, stated that a sortie
' from Hemtoalllo after fighting the com
jbtned forces of Villa and Urbalelo at
Alamlto. twenty-three miles north of
I HermoRlllo. drove the Villa troops north-
ward, leaving 000 on the field, the Car-
ranta loss being fourteen officers killed
j and wounded, and 160 men killed and
I General Obregon reported from Pel Rio
j that General Rodrigues with all his force
I at Cananea, penetrated with 1,200 cavalry
' of Colonel Cardenas' at Puertocltos, eight
' miles southwest of Cananea today and
i took the read for Imurla, on the main
the Southern Paclfio to , Her-
mofllllo, up which Villa la being driven
I to Nogalcs.
j General Obregon advised that he had
' collected all of his forces and was
j already marching on Nog airs, leaving a
strong garrison In Cananea, and had
ordered Dlegues to pursue VUla'r troops
j closely. General Obregon said that his
own cavalry should reach Nogalea by
I Monday morning, and block the way of
-the' Villa ana to the,bordtf -s j: .
j . ' Closlnar In oa Town!
j No word was received here today from
jUcneral Villa, who is leading an assault
)" OI. onerl at
' Heroslllo, capital of Sonora.
eroad Detachment Arrives.
EAGLE PASS, Tex.. Nov. . The
second detachment of Carransa soldiers,
whose government has been given per
mission by the United States for troops
to psss through Texas and Ariiona to
Agua Prleta. Sonora, arrived today at
Pledras Negras, tne Mexican town op
posite here. One troop train carrying
about fifteen hundred troops, was the
day s complement. These soldiers as the
five thousand sent previously, will be
used by Generals Obregon and Calles to
combat Villa troops In Sonora. Two
other train loads of soldiers were ex
It was rumored that a total of ten
thousand troops would be sent to re
inforce Obregon, but Carransa military
authorities across the river would not
oor.flrm nor deny the report.
Allies Proclaim a
Blockade of Greece
PARIS, Nov. 11. The Athens corre
spondent of the 1 lavas Newa agency, in
a dispatch filed yesterday, confirms the
report that the entente powers hs4 de
clared a commercial blockade of Greece.
TWIN DINNERS FOR
White House Reception Will Be
Split in Two, So as Not to Bring
Envoys of Fig-hting States
DIVISION PERPLEXING PROBLEM
Jusxerand 7ill Head List at One
Function and von Bernstorff
at ths Other.
AFFAIRS BEGIN JANUARY 7
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21. The pro
gram of official entertainments at
ihe White House, which will be re
sumed this winter after a lapse of a !
year, was announced tonight. The
program shows several changes from 1
that of previous years due mostly to
the Europeau war. The series of
dinners and rectptlons will not begin
until January 7, after the marriage
of President Wll ion to Mrs. Norman
Gait, and the new mistress of the
White House wUl tske her place at
all of them.
The big New Year's reception, at which
presidents In rt years have been ae
custnmrd to receive diplomats, officials,
army and navy offlrrrs, members of many
patriotic organisations, and all cltlsens
who presented themselves, will be omit
ted, aa it has been for the Inst two
years. The president and Mrs. vialt prob
ably will be away on their honeymoon
on that day.
Two Dinners tn Be Held,
The principal changes In the program
this year will be the cancelling of the
diplomatic) reception and the substitu
tion of two diplomatic dinners for the
one usually held. This departure was
decided on because of the Impossibility
of inviting diplomats representing the
opposing nations engaged In the war to
the same dinner.
3. J. Jusserand. the French ambassador,
dean of the diplomatic corps, will head
the Hat of guests at the dinner attended
by representatives 0f the allies, and Count
von Bernstorff. tha German ambasssdor,
who ranks after Ambassador Jusserand
In Ihe diplomatic corps, will be entitled
to the scat of honor at the other dinner.
How the ambassadors snd ministers repe
senttng neutral powers will be allotted
between the dinners has not been set
tled and Is admittedly a perplexing prob
lem. The first diplomatic," dinner will be
given January 21 and the second Janu
Opens Jaaaary T,
The series of entertainments will be
opened January 1 .with a Pan-America
reception In honor of delegates to the
Pan-American Scientific congress and
diplomats representing Central and South
American nations. Then will follow the
cabinet dinner, which will be attended by
Vice President and Mrs. Marshall, the
two diplomatic dinners, the Judicial re
ception, a dinner to the supreme court;
the congrenslonal reception, a dinner to
Speaker Clark, which will be attended
by leaders of the senate and house and
several special guests, and, finally, the
army and navy reception.
The dinners will be held In the state
dining room in the White House, which
was complutcly repaired last summer. The
United States Marine band will furnish
musia at the reception, and the president
will be attended by fourteen military and
naval aides officially attached to the
White House. Preparations for the en
tertainments already have begun and
from now on a special staff of clerks will
work on the Invitations.
THREE WELL KNOWN PEOPLE
OF ANSELM0 ARE DEAD
ANSELMO, Neb., Nov. 21. (Special.)
The funeral of Mrs. Hugh McDermott,
daughter of Ira Poster, a pioneer of
Ansel mo, died In Omaha, following a sur
gical operation. Her home waa In South
Omaha for a number of years, where
her husband Is employed with one of
the packing houses. Whe leaves beside
her aged father, her husband, two young
sons and a sister.
On Thursday occurred the funeral of
Miss Gladys, the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Bass, of the firm of Moulton
A Bass, general merchants. Miss Bass
was an exceptionally talented young
woman, graduate af the local schools and
of the school of expression of the Wei
leyan university. She died In Heatings,
following a surgical operation, aged 19
years. Interment was In Broken Bow.
The funeral of Deacon Foran, one of
tho early settlers of the Eureka Valley
neighborhood to the southwest of this
place, was. held Saturday. He has long
been a sufferer with tuberculosis and his
life was despaired of some months ago.
He was 42 years of age.
Offers City Street
Car System as Gift
KAN A NO EI). Tex.. Nov. Il.-J. I).
Sugg, wealthy cltlsen here, has offered
the entire San Angclo street railway sys
tem, valued at about $100,000, to the city
of San Angelo as a Christmas present,
according to announcement here today.
City authorities are undecided as to
whether the gift should be accepted. The
car system, It Is understood, has been
unprofitable for several years.
HARVARD CLUB ELECTS
AND ALSO CELEBRATES
New officers of the Harvard club of
Omaha were elected last night at the
annual banquet of the club at the Fon
tenelle, at which time the members had
just cause for celebration because of the
wonderful score made against tha Tale
F. A. Brogan was elected president, C.
8. Elguttor, vice president: Allen Mc
Donald, secretary, and H. W. Yates. Jr.,
It was also reported that Arthur C
Smith had been elected vice president of
the western division e Associated
Part of King Peter's ' Whipped
Forces Flee Into Territories of
Neighbor Balkan Kingdom
GERMANS ENTER NOVTPAZAR
First Contingent of German Troops
Reported to Have Reached
ERITTSH ARRIVE AT MONASTTR
BERLIN, Nov. 21. (By Wireless
to 8ayvllle.) The Serbian town of
Novlpaiar, which Is only twenty
five miles from the Montenegrin
frontier, has been taken by the Ger
mans. This announcement was
made today by the, war office, which
reported also the capture of 4,400
PAR18, Nov. 21. An official
statement, received at the Montene
grin consulate, Indicates that part of
the Serbian army has retreated into
Montenegro, Joining with Montene
grin troops on the Ltm river.
GENEVA (via Paris). Nov. tl.-Press
dispatches from Bucharest sey that
British forcea have arrived at the Serbian
rlty of Monastlr and are being ralnforctd.
A ttlegrnm" from Constantinople, by
way of Bucharest, says the first con
tingent of German troops has reached
Hint city and that Field Marshal von
Mackensen la expected thera next week.
Will Be Given an
CHICAGO. Nov. Sl.-Joeeph Hlllstront
executed by a Utah firing squad, will be
given an International funeral here, ac
cording to William B. Haywood, head of
. the Industrial Workers of the World, of
which Hillstrom was a member.
The body Is expected to arrive here
I Wednesday and services will be held
Thursday. Thsre will be speeches In
Swedish, Hungarian, Polish, English,
Russian, Italian, Spanish, German, Yld
dish, Lithuanian and Bohemian, Hay
wood said. , '
The audience a 111 be asked to walk
seven miles to the cemetery.
" SALT LAkE'-ClTY,"tTtsl- Nov. II.
The body at Joseph IHIlstrom, executed
yesterday for the murder of J. G. Mor
rison and Arllng Morrison, lay under a
red flag, placed on the , casket by the
Industrial Workers of the World today
and has been viewed by crowds estimated
to number more than 1,100 persons. The
funeral will take place tomorrow after
noon. FIYE THOUSAND AT
C02AD STOCK SHOW
COZAD. Neb.. Nov. H. (Special.)
Testerday abost 6.000 people were tn at
tendance at the Farmers' Institute and
Stock and Produce show. It was the clos
ing day and waa a marked success In
every way. All the country schools within
a radius of about ten miles were closed
and a parade was given by tha school
children at I; SO, a prise being awarded
the school having the best decorated
wagon. About fifteen schools competed
and the prise waa won by the Soufli
school In District No. 1. -
At S o'clock there was a foot hall
game between the Cosad High school and
Orand Island Business college, at which
all the farmers and their families were
admitted free. The local team was out
weighed considerably by tha visiting
team, but notwithstanding this har.aUip
the game resulted In a tie, the score be
Ing to . The business men provided
a free supper and It Is estimated that
about 1. 000 people were fed.
One of the moat Interesting features of
the day was the baby show In which
thsre were twenty-two entries. The
Oosad band furnished muslo at Intervals
throughout the day.
Earthquake is Felt
In the Southwest
LOS ANGELES. Cat., Nov. fc.-An
earth shock lasting from twenty seconds
to about one minute, was felt at 4:15 to
day throughout the extreme section of
California. Clocks were stopped at Tuma,
Arts., where the quake apparently was
most severe, but no damage was re
ported from any section where the shocks
French Fire on Serb
Troops by Mistake
BERLIN. Nov. .-(By Wireles to fay.
ville.l "According to a report from ga
lonlki. received In Constantinople." aays
the Overseas News Agency, "French
troops at one point on the Serbian front
fired on Serbian troops, whom the French
took for Bulgarians."
News Notes of Ankara.
AUBURN. Neb., Nov. 21.-(Specla!.)
The barn, hay shed and silo of Elmer
E. Allen near Bracken, seven miles
southeast of here, waa completely de
stroyed by ftre yesterday. Over VX tons
of hay, SuO bushels of corn, a big bin
of oats, and 100 tons of silage was con
sumed. Allen's little boys Were playing
ln the barn, and had .matches, and thU
was the causa of the fire.
The Nemaha County Republican has
lust issued a pictorial edition af that
paper. It contains photographs af many
of the business and professional men of
the town sad county.
Mch Interest Is being manifested In '
the Erwla Brothers' tabernacle meeting.
Ths attendant is sued.
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