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VOL. SLV-NO. 140.
OMAHA, MONDAY MOKXLNG. NOVEMBER Jl, lUi:
et Trains, at Hot!
Paws Stands, at. M
SJNGLB COPY TWO CENTS.
AT THOUGHT OF
Accused Mart Declares He Is 5ot
Guilty of Murder of Cashier
Smith and Will Stand
POLICE GATHERING EVIDENCE
-ral Detectives at Work on Case
Which May Be Difficult to
LESSER CHARGES WILL STICK
Arthur Hauser, iliac Buck Weaver,
alias Wilson, alias half a dozen other
names, accused of first degree mur
der, numerous outrages and highway
robbery, intends to stand pat In his
denial of the capital punishment of
fense. "Hauser, you might Just as well
come in and take your medicine." an
interviewer advised him. "The police
bave got your number. You're,
through. They've got the dope on
you. You'll get a, little satisfaction
out of it that way!"
Hauser looked through the bars of h!a
cell at his interviewer.
AdmllK Some of Crimea.
"Kirk in, you say!" he derided. "Man,
you're talking about me. kissing my life
away. Poo-pooh: I've been doing a lit
tle Job of sluggln' now ond then, I admit.
I've been a 'iron' for years. I can't get
away from that, and an I admit It But
this murder stuff they tell me about I
don't understand that language at all.
"I didn't shoot this guy. I never taw
him. I iievev was In that neighborhood
In my life. .
"That's my story, and that's what I
"The 'fiat' can't prove anything on me
that'll put me away longer than ten
yeou. I never croaked a guy In my
This Is Arthur Haulier's longest stste-
It shows his position clearly more
clearly than It has ever been shown be
fore, in fact.
Confident Will Life,
lie says be has an alibi. The police
say they already have enough evidence
loeeni him to the electric chair, even
though the latter admit that a few more
eute witnesses would be greatly appre
ciated. lltuirr'i air Is one of bravado. He
thinks he baa the authorities on the run.
As ha himself says, "There's a lot of dif
ference between what people think and
what they can prove." , , . ",.. ;.
An Omaha detective iert nere'iast'week
(or Chicago, and is now In Indianapolis,
looking up Hauaer'a record. In addition,
a national detective agenty is assisting. -
Trial. Will n CmUr.
It Is morally certain, the authorities
ay, that Hauser is Smith's murderer,
slut it will take many do'lars to prove
before a court that he is.
Hauser, the police say, lived In sev
eral places here In Omaha. He has been
here since May with his wife and S-year-old
child. He poaod undor the name of
"Wlleon most of the time, and said he was
a big league ball player.
Czar Is Grieved by
Acts of Soldiery
ytKUN, (By Wireless to Sayvllle),
Nov. . The Overseas News Agency
"An order Issued to the Eleventh Rus
sian army states that Emperor Nicholas
Is deeply grieved at the horrible ' deeds
eoirmltted by Russian troops In their
own country. This order says: 'The em
peror has heard numerous complaints
concerning military Persona who Ill-treat
the population, steal and destroy prop
erty by firs. The emperor recomiriende
that commanders give beed to these cus
toms, general In tbe army.'
"The order Is signed by General Ales
letf and General Ivanoff. German news
papers say no furtier proof Is necessary J
of ithe veracity of German reports ton-
cexning Rtinisan atrocities."
Vera Cruz Unions
Have a Celebration5
tne sweepstake prlre tor males. The first j
V,.RA rW7 vv Thlmn wtl.,"1, ,or fftmie went to Oscar Bock '
ral holiday for the labor unions of
Vera Crus. Great enthusiasm resulted
when during the course of the celebra-
the medal and diploma Intended for pre-
.. , th. Amerlo.n Federation of
Labor aa a token of good ill toward
Amer'ran laborers. Colon' 1 Martlnex will
carry the toJten to the United States.
Durlns the duv libor unions psld
tribute to the men who wore hanged in
1S87 for complicity In the Hay Market
square rjt In Chicago.
6 a. m M
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10 a. m 3
11 a. m 24
12 m...'. &
1 p. m W
1 p. ra 3i
t p. m 37
4 p. ra Ss
5 p. m 87
p. m to
1 p m il
1IS. UU4. 1913. 11I.
Highest yesteday .
.... 8 H as
Lowest yeaieroar - ii ts .'n
.... 27 a
.... 3 a:
.... .a .oo
Me-.n enirature & a; hi 3A j
Precipitation .a . on .0) '
Temperature and precipitation depart- I
vies fiom t e normal: ;
Normal temperature J3 '
y xcexa t tne aav 0
Total deficiency since March 1 lj
' rn.al p:iH-lpitatlun Winch
Te!lole;vv for the day 02 liu-h
Pr-lpiiatton since March 1 Is 74 inches
Ixftcleniy since March 1 1 M Inch
Lefiet-nc; f r r i(M 7 nrC, '
L. X WELSH, Local Forecaster. J
AUSTRIAN AERIAL BOMBS WRECK CHURCH IN VENICE The picture shows the
extensive damage done to the famous Chioan Degli Scalxi, one of the most beautiful edi
fices in Venice, in the recent Austrian aerial raids. 9
1 : v 1 F1?! ?! J - .if
ft IK' Ah vr r .- $
W'"-- lw- In i 'l -i Vuyii b
ill rib r d:r tAfei ssll il'
POULTRY SHOW IS
A HUGE SUCCESS
Meeting to Be Held Saturday Night
' to Try to Secure State Exhibit
A T". sate T W.
Members of tbe Greater Omaha
Poultry Fanciers' association are i
gratified over tbe success of their j
second annual snow, which . was
brought to a close yesterday at tbe
Auditorium. Next Saturday evening
the association will hold a meeting at
the rooms of the Douglas County
Agricultural society in the court
bouse to discuss plans for next year's
'show. All Interested are invited.
1 It is proposed to make an effort to
get the state poultry show here next
November. Tbe state makes an ap
propriation toward the show, which
Is held at Falls City this year, and j GENEVA (Via Paris), Nov. 28.
which the local association covets for j Reports received here from Chiasso
p.ext year. . on tbe Swiss-Italian border say that
It is estimated that upwarda of . M.ooJ j Gorlzla has fallen, the Italians hav
viaitora sttended the show juet dosod. j ing entered the town from the north.
Secretary Baehr said it was a great cdu- , There lg no offlclai confirmation of
cations 1 success, little thought being ; .
given to the money-making !de of the ! lne l"ePrl8-
show itself. "Our aim Is to develop a '
show center in Omaha and we feel wo '
are getting to thta gradually," said Mr. I
Other States Represented.
There :Were 117 exhibitors from Ne- i
braska, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, 1111- j
nols and Kansas. One sale was reported I
at $7?. Oscar Bock of Council Baiffe had !
a White Wyandotte roostni he valued at
more than $160. He owned "Billy'' Sjn
i:,il:0Krf.h " e,ar,oir "0W
The. following additional awards sie
e South Fide won
; of Council Bluffs, his birds being Wyan- j
done pullets. F. O. Hcaslo of Red Oak
won first prlxc for the best pen of White
I'ls mouth Rooks, v.'. E. Baehr won first j
',n ,n vmlr '"i c "is entry being
1 an Indl,n Runner duck. A cup was J
...... u-u iu uiovm.nimre muiuf. i Hi m ,
for the best display in the American 1
class, these birds being Rhode Island i
Keds. In the English class P. K, Anstlne
of Tamora, Neb., won the cup with his
Buff Orpingtons. In the Mediterranean
lae.i Carl Hagg of Chadwick, 111., wou
first on his Leghorns.
TTMl xt i i i
1 1 I I n 1 1 1 ri A 4-4- irk
I - XVllia Jlia XlLLUI lie V I
2. Fred Trump.
in the common
pless court here today of setting fire to j
his barn, went to the office of former I
Probate Judge T. P. Breeding, who had
defended him throughout tha trial. .hot
Breeding and then tried to kill himself. I
ureeoing a lea lonignt ana Trump ts not
expected to live.
DOW GIVEN ASSIGNMENT
TO A POST IN CANADA
(From a Rsff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Nov. fc. Special Tele
gram.) Edward A. Dow of Omaha, who
has been under Instructions in the con
sular branch of the. State department
for several weeks, has been assigned to
the consulate at fit. Stephens, New Bruns
Mr. Dow and his family left for Ottawa.
Canada, last night, where he will remain
tor ten y Prv'ou to
duties at his Initial post.
taking up Ms
CHSA DEGLf SCAL2.I
Who Leap .in Sea
i NEW YORK, Nov. 2S A Turkish sub-
marine stopped the British passenger
; ship Barulos In the Mediterranean and
after twenty-five persona had been
drowned, assisted In. reicuing many of
i me :mj passengers no, ha gone - pver -
board In a panic, according to Hleanor
Franklin Egan, an eye wttneas who ar- :
. rived today on the steamvhlp New Tork.
IS THE REPORT
Switzerland Heart that Italians
Have Won Victory Over the
NO 0FTICIAL CONFIRMATION
Mexicans Thank U. S.
Soldiers for Stand
. Against Villa Snipers
XCXSALES. Ariz.. Nov. LMsposltlon
1 . ,.lanf.ra u K. r, ....- . : .V.. V ( 11 -. .nV.
i -oils points along tho international
i I oucdary near here before ar.d after
I General Alvaro Obret.oii s occupation of i
."galt'.H, Sonoia, yes'ei.lay took up the
. . .
1 '"!ton a timo today.
in were kkuch ana n-1
lf,wel to return to M. xlco upon promises
that' they would accept the amnesty ex-
n noca oy ui.rcgon r.y svcarlng allegiance
t arrania. ,
Malor U W. Mix of the Carransa forces
i taurn i.uiiiiiiii.it;u 01 cuiiens una . in-
licked funda In Sonora for a testimonial
of appreciation of the "a-allant nrna. i
ii arte In bhalf of Nona li s, Sonora," yes-
tr rday by the United Htates troops. It I
na decided al a meet ng later that a i
1-ortion of the proceeds would be uted to I
purchase a wreath to be placed on the .
J Irer of Private Littles, who died after ! netB and cruelties of a religious war." ;
I h'.!ng shot In the exchange of. fire bylt-ntln Amrrlfsra Recognise (irrasia
I I'niteil Ktmlr-m lnlmil,n... I .... . ..
,,..I .,, i
ravslrvmen nndpi. rlnn.t r- 1 I
me remainder or tne rund thus raised !
, will be used for the purchase of delicacies
V r the wounded American sr.Mlera rrt.
1 ,r.l Ifa.Vjkrt T . . . .
Pai.pe. both of whom arc recovering
PURINE f)F TRAIM rn
tNU''l,L,7rr,, 1 KAIN G0ES
THROUGH BRIDGE DRAW
--- . . ...... . j v Kir. mid Ann ip I.
Ql-INCT. III.. Nov. The engine of
a passenger train bound from St. Iouis
io i. raui plunged through the
draw on the Lower Mississippi
Engineer C. 8. Concannon and Fireman
Herman Atkins, both of HannHiel. Mo.,
were instantly killed when the engine
plunged aer the open draw.
Won't Pnrsae Into Greece.
COPENHAGEN (Ma London). Nov.
The Berlln a Lokal Anseiger aaye It
leama from a reliable source that the
Bulgarians have decided not to pursue
the Serbians Into Greek territory. This
elec'slon has beep made. It Is stated, in
order to avoid offending the Greeks. '
jProtesti Made Aajist Recognition
of Carranza by Certain Church
men Subject of Letter. , ,
4 VlUlAiiUH ur MllWS IS Vt,altl)
WW A v SSM4S.M A ae.iM
W'ASlf AJQTO.V, .Nov. 28. The ad-
ministration's replay to those who
criticise the recognition of the Car
!... i i k
t muB eu.Qiumvui iu iicAiv;u uc-
I cause of charges of outrages upon
n.lA.t. M .,. . A ,L. e.il.IIA
.nn uuu ut -iiiuii.
church was made public hero
wss made public hero to
night in a letter by. Secretary Tu
multy to Dr. James J. McGuire of
Trenton, N. J., who recently wrote to
tbe White House asking for an ex
planation of what he characterised
as "widespread criticism."
Secretary Tumulty advised Dr.
McGuire that the files of the State
deDartment failed to disclose anr of-
ficial record of a single proven case
of outrage upon nuns, and he in-
i ...... .
vtuuvu iu uib icutr a eimcuirui V)
'tt.A ra4t.n1ln ul... . . If I
tuv vyai.uvii. . i-u.i gruci ui at .nvjawu
City, which while disclosing
which while disclosing the
shooting of priests and the expulsion
and imprisonment of others, -de-
clared there had been no violation
Of nuns In that district.
Shoal Avoid Keeplma; Wotaaa Ope a.
Becretsry. Tumulty said la all wai tb
horrors of the conflict have been kept
alive by those on the losing side, but that
i It should be the duty of all citizens of
the. United States end Mexico to
t.t'. ,n I'Z n"r l " 'r'y
by civil strife and to avoid keeping open
sympathy are needful
ftn, wou,j merciful no , Iwrauee they
would bo of wonderful efficacy In uniting
th, . vwplc of Mexico In the work of
1 reconstruction," wrote Mr. Tumulty.
j "Efforts to arouse rancorous feeling"
among thi m will have the effect of open-
ing anew the wounds which should be
healed, and of creating an open sore to
torture that poor peoplo as long as their
minds are kept Inflamed against their
The secretary also called attention to
the recognition of President Juares by
the .F.uchanan administration followirm
"tho. bloodiest of all civ'l wars ever wagnd
In Mexico," marked by "all the bttter-
r.mpnasis was laid on tne recognition
. . ....
or carrania py tne LAtin-Amenean
ountr!es which lolned In the Pan-Amer-
lean peace conference. All of these Latln-
I American countries, Mr. Tumulty pointed
oi't, were Catholic nations.
Finally, a statement was reproduced
which was given the Btste department
by Ellseo Arredondo, the Washington
representative of General Carransa, last
October, pledg'ng the ('a mania govern
ment to respect everybody's 'life, prop,
erty and religious beliefs."
Secretary Tumulty enclosed In his mes
sage a letter wrltti-n by former Secretary
Bryan last March to Rev. Francis C.
Kelley of Chicago giving in detail vari
ous steps taken by the t'nlted States
government during the progress of the
revolution In Mexico to protect the rep
leocutatlves of sll religious organ'xations
In Msxtno. It previously has been pub
lished. K.dacatloa for rosrlrla.
OKLAHOMA CITT. Okl.. Nov. .
A resolution favoring the compulsory
education of convicts In the penal insti
tutions of the ststa wss advocated by
the Oklsh'.mn Kducatlonal association
In thslr annual session hers today.
WHEAT AND WILL
DECIDE ON PRICE
Dominion Government Tf.kf Pofi
Kion of Sixteen Million Bushels
of the Cereal for It Own
MAY STOP EXTORT TO THE U. S.
Officials at Ottawa Insist There
Need Be No Stampede of
Mark-t as Besnlt.
TO PREVETT SOArjNO 0? PBICES
WINNIPKO. Man., Nov. 2S. Tho
Ottawa bureau of the Western An
tedated Tress today nnnonnord (het
the Pomlnlffn government has or
dered the seizure of approxliuntrly
1 16,000,000 bushels of Nos. 1. 2 and
I 3 wheat In elevators at Iho brad of
j the great lakro and In the eastern
j proTlncos.' The order does not ox
tend to I he western provinces. Tbe
price of tbe vheat ordered seized
I has not been fixed. Tho grain Is ro
t quired by tho Hrltlsh government.
! fTTAWA, ( 'tit., Jfnv. .t. The following
official statin'tii was li-surd by tra gov-
crr.mrnt t r rtlplit :
"The phi'tinmennl eroi of wheat In the
anadlnn net has hr.night upon the gov-
I rrnmeiit the duty of assisting to the
hid fsrtlust extent poealhle In Its marketing,
i .Th suprly of whrat the world over l
I Vnown to ha vp hern- abundant, and the
I Importance of taking advantage of every
I crportunlty to provide for tho disposing
e our grain is, oi thai arount, tho
"For many months the government has
teen In touch with the British authori
ties with a vie- to procuring orders from
the t'nlted Kingdom and the allied gov-
rranents In order that the greater share
Ir consuming demand In those countries
i mi) be turned towarl our Canadian sur
rlus. As S consequence of this, the Hrit-
government has requested the Cana-
j Clan government
to provide, within a
a very large aurply of No.
and S noithern wheat.
'The probWm of meeting the.e require
ments and of doing so at such prices as
ouhl induce the repetition of orders In
Canada, then confronted the government.
"The effect of the government pur
chases In tho open market such as whs
made hy the different countrlea a yar
ago, u well known to ths jmbltc. Tho
market r!re ahnnrmnlly. adding to the
profits of h grain dealr and reu-
wlio have purchased the grain
j which the government requires. The ad-
j Vsnce la plico uf tig smotmts of grain
nor n"con" h8 of the purehas
ing government and tho profit not of tho
I Proailci'. but of the owner of the stored
To secure the dslred iffect In 'tlil
year, the Dominion government de
termined Saturday to commandeer all
Kos. I, 2 and 8 northern wheat in store at
the head of the lakes and eastward. ThH
Involves the purchase of anywhere from
l?,M0.tC to lS.noo.ooo bushels. The pr'ce
j PSJd has not yet tan settled by the gov.
i eminent, but will hortly he fixed on n
, fair basis. The commandeering order
i BM" farther than Is stated above and,
""ructions nave been given that all
instructions have been given that
loading now underway, is to be contiuue 1
and no delay whatever occur in tin
( r. . - - . I
i "' v comnianaoerea grain
irora toe elevators to ocean ferml,,.!.
t T Mrtlt k. U - . . .
vwrvra mac tne oier doe.f
i ,JO p,y to r m in elevators west of
me iane or In transit at the time the
order takes effect or subsequently thereto.
"Thero are ,.f ,..... ..
of important deuii that .rise ...ddTmand
i sdjLjtmenta. and these will he given the
uiiosi consideration and tho
1 JTe Stamped Expected.
"There seems no reason why the grulu
.- -muuiu ur raaicany arrectod bv
the action taken. Obviously. It doe m
any Inrrease In the world's Con
or, Indeed. In the world'.
jsumora aemands. it means simply the
I filling of the existing demands to the ex
tent of the grain taken by this much of
the Canadian surplus instead of filling
ine same rrora other
effect will largely
result should be, a rise
prices, then beneficial e
accrue to the grain farmers themselvra
Plan Good as Far as
It Goes, League Says!'.1
CHICAGO, Nov. .The preparedness
progrsm of President Wilson and his
cabinet waa, endorsed as a step In the
rlgh direction In committee reports on
the army, navy and m'lltla read before
a conference of the National Security
league here today. On each aspect of
the problem, however, the committee
findings were that the administration
had . not Indicated a desire to go far
enough to make the country safe from
The proposed army Increases, It was
asserted, should be broadened to pmv'da
for extensive and continuous education
of officers and for collection of Urge
reserve stocks of supplies of all kinds.
The. navy plan was rritlcited ss ex
tending over too long a period for com
pletion and as making no pruv'.lon for
adequate personnel on ships built, build
ing and proposed.
The project for a "continental army"
waa endorsed merely as a "first step" and
the suggestion mas mad that all men
between the agea of IS and 71 should he
enrolled and have military education.
Delegates were present from more than
a half hundred cities when the confer
ence opened, the repreaentat'vea of
branches of the league including gov
ernors, former governors, several city
executives, educators, business men and
WILSON SAYS HE IS
ANXIOUS TO DO ALL
POSSIBLE FOR PEACE
President Tells Women He Will Try
to Unite Official and Unof- a
ficial Opinion to that
"KEED NOT PLEAD WITH KE"
Henry Ford Obtains Accommoda
tion on Board Oscar II for
TWO NATIONS CONSIDER PLAN
i NKW YOHK. Nov. 2N. Mrs.
i TMlip Snowden, wife of a member
o.r the Hritlnh I'uillunient. who, with
. Madaino Koplka Srhwhrnier of Hun
' gary, interx lowed t'rexldent Wllnon
I l;.t n'ght to pain Ills Hiipport of the
pro io.et comereneo in ueuiraia to i
initiate pence, quoted tbe prewldent
today as bavin said:
"Yo.j need not plead with me. I
in. i itnvlfiiit. imiKt nnvtinr;. In ilii all
I can for peace. I Hiinll earnestly
endeavor to unite official and nn
otfloinl opinion lo that end."
Io' nl'e o nnnimceirent that Hi nry Fold
had oht:itiie, u -rommod.itlon-the entire
fltsi Mini eeoond i-ahliiH-f r It's "p
rarty ai'oarn rr.e sicsmsnip urcir 11
as made tonight by the Snndlnavlin
("-vi rural l.nnria In l ine.
WAtltlNOTON, Nov. ?s.-Two i-e:tral
K ropes n eotintrti alrendy are ro' sler
Inc a fonnnl enventton or neutr.-ile ti
d'siUHs menns of enillnr; the Euroan
v at and three others hsve given as ir
i rioes that they will prrt:cln:i!e in s ich
r convention, Hroordlng to Mine. Hosikl.i j
m hwlnuner of Huinnry, ono of the
women mho called at the White Haus t
iesterday to urgo President VNlaw to ,
takt the Initiative for pejee. Mm . !
hwlnuner vU.it ed tlio Hums. Noiweglm j
Bwodlsh and Nethei landi mlnlsteis here:
! toi'av and lahl hefote tliem tho Informa-
j non given the prefident ss to the feeling!
i Cf European neutrsl governments toward!
u,t project, the left tonight for New
rk preparatory to taking passage on
the peace ship Oscar II early next month,
W on't Teil ames.
Mmo. .Schwlmmcr would not give the
i nmes of the European neutral countries
i he referred to, but said
ll or the for-
tigtt ministers abroad upon hom she ( under the law, he did not have a perfect
I od called had been very anxious to learn ; right to do and that, all things con
v. hat the American position would be. i sldered. he had done no more than naval
The hundrods of letterj and te Icgi an' s ' attaches ef taibaSslea of the entente
i ir.i to President Wilson during the last ) aniog.
lew i'.eys in the women's campaign to In-1
ucc him to take the Initiative for pca?c
hnve been passed on to tho State depart
ment, which tonight Mined a statement !
titylng ths suggestions they, contained
voi:M receive the attention or the rio-i
! Landing Stations Are
i Needed for Aviation
Service, Says Expert
SVN ANTONIO. Tex.. Ncv. Fre
quent landing stations and special mili
tary maps are nocessary for highest ef
ficiency tn the army aviation corps.
These two points and the fact that they
were able to fly as a single unit were the
most Important findings Cuptaiu Bon
Jurnln Foulols and officers of the first
aero squadron. United States army, wh
Friday completed a flUht In sis biplanes
fiom Fort Sill. Okl.. to Fort 8am Ifous-
"Landing stations In tha Mgger towns
and cities would be of Immense benefit,"
Captain Foulols declared tonight. ''For
army aviators crossing the country for
whatever purpose, to be compelled to d.
pond on motor trucks for repairs and
; supplies s'tnply means a vast amount of
' unnecessary delay. ., Motor trucks accom-
panylng an aerial squadron cannot make
: anywher near the speed of the air
machines., they arc left far behind eveu
In a couMry of fine ma la. We could have
made tho Jrtj-mlle trip, from Fort Bill
In twj daye without trouble 1-ad thre
been two or three land stations' whor
wo could have obtained supplies, food
. . . , AT- .
iivenea dv useoi a
Bit of Common Sense'
OKLAHOMA, f'lTV, okl., Nn
That Insulated tank cars he usen in the !
hipping of caning hesd gs ond tiist 1
I iiioi j,iooi nnnm csps dp flevtsod, rep- i wrrana r necn seincfd by the educa
resent tho crux of suxRestlons made ly itlonal renearch committee of the Asso
' Colonel W. H. Dunn, chief inspector of ; dated Advertising Clubs of the World ss
the Bureau of Esplnslves. New York, as ' on f tho leading marketing centers of
submitted in a bulletin subm'tted tu Cor j America in which it wtl make a thorough
potation Commission W. V. Humphrey, i Investigation of exact conditions of buni-
The bulletin coders investigation mail ' end prospects for the year 1914.
by the Interstate Commerce commission ' or'1 wn I""1 rece ived by Charles D.
Into the explotiion at Ardmore, Kepteml or I I'orn of the Omaha Ad club that ha had
Zl, mr, at which time about thirty-nine
persons were killed, about 1M injured and
property loss sustained cst'mated at fiom
p,(0 to ll.uno.noo.
i Colonel Dunn says that the principal
'cause of the explosion as the opening
of a dome cap of the tank car by an em
ploye of the couslgnco while the tank
wan aubjected to Interior pressure, al
though such rrinoxal is prohibited by the
! In ital'cs appears tills sentenoe: "The
exorcise of a lit no common sense In
handling thia car at that time would
', have saved many innocent Uvea."
STRANGER CHARGED WITH
STEALING AUTO AT M'COOK
M'COOK, Neb., Nov. 3K (BpeclaU-Ray
H. Moraah, a comparative stranger here,
was today bound over to the nest term
ef district court, charged with stealing sn
automobile, D this city about a week ago.
The car waa recovered before Moraah
co iid get out of the city. He la In the
county Jail hers undor o00 bond
German Embassy Reienta Accusa
tions Understood to Have Been
, Made Against Captain by
A RETRACTION OR APOLOGY
Effort to B Made to Learn if At
tache Charged with "Ridinf
Roughshod" Over U. S. Law.
ACTION TO WAIT ON VERDICT
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18. The
German embassy, according to Infor
mstlon today from aiithorttatlre
sources, renens tho accusation
which are understood to have been
made BKalnst Captain Karl Boy-ed,
. Herman navai auae.oe oeit-, in iuD
trial In federal court at New York
orneiais or tne inmouri-smruuM.
I line. It
was said Ambassador Ton
Uornstorff wss preparing to file a
vigorous complaint with the State de
partment at the conclusion of the
trial, asking at least for something
in tho nature of a retraction, and
iposnibly for an apology.
The 0rman embassy. It is understood.
has not yet derided Just whit form the
protest will take. A copy of the steno
graphic report of the remsrka of counsel
for the government and the testimony
Slven at the trial In understood to have)
hen ordered from New Tork so that of
ficials of the embassy may know exactly
whnt has been said In the court room.
f'"i,(-.ir Mree'" Teetnl.
The embassy Is particularly anxious to
aeutrinine netnor vapia.n do,
Included, by luference or otherwise In the
rcforencs mude by Assistant United
fUtea Attorney Wood, to defendants In
the case ss "riding roughshod over the
laws ol the t n ted biates. treating them
aa If they were scrnrs of paper."
It was ald by a person In close touch
with oftlclals of the embassy that It waa
1 felt Cantatn Bov-ed had been very
j harshly treated In the circumstances and
that too much had been made out of hi
connection with the rase. The embassy
! was further described as feeling tha(
Captain Fo?-ed had done nothing that,
t're'-i ft "entf.
As to tb form of the embassy's pro
test. It was said much depended oa the
outcome of the trial. Should aa acquittal
result tlio embassy might feel that, in
making complaint. It would stand upon
j much firmer ground as It could point
out, Incidentally, that the defendants had
themselves been freed of the charges
mado by the government. Whether they
are acquitted or not. however, the belief
! prevails in German circles that Captain
s name was neudlessly brought In
that needle's things were said about
It la known that Secretary Lansing
himself has for several days considered
it probable that the German ambassador
would make a protest. The State depart- '
ment takes the position that the dis
bursing of funds did not mean that tha
naval attache had done anything Illegal.
The department has complete knowl
edge of all the eldenca which waa
secured In the caso by the Department of
Juttice and stated tho position of Secre-
tary Inslng Is that nothing that ma
he dons hy the Department of Justice In
development of Its cases binds the Stat
department to request the withdrawal or
any diplomatic officer.
Cnvm- - n---, Surnr'ae.
It even has been hinted that Stats de
partment officials are at a Ioj-s to under
stand why the German naval attache
was brought Into tho rase unless thero
wss evidence that he directed the al
leged falsification of manifests and clear
ance papers bv officials of the Hamburg-
. American Hnt.
It la uddel'stood the bullef In German
circles i that If th.irc was any falsi
fication of papers. It muxt have been th
result of ur, effort to prevent the enemies
of Germany from securing Information
which might cauae hnim to come to tM
, forces am ships.
A( Glubs to Look
neni appointee to represent this city and
gather the required Information. On De
cember 3, as soon ss tho business men
have closed their hooks for the month
of November, Investigators in all the lead
ing cities of the t'nlted States and Canada
will call upon representative merchants
In the leading retail lines and ask a short
Hat of questions which tho committee
finds to t-e a barometer of buaineaa. Tha
Investigation will consume four days:
This Is the second Investigation of the
kind. A year ago when all business men
seemed to b confused as to the effect
the Kuroean war wo-ild have on rondl-
Itlons in this country, the Ad clubs con.
ducted an investigation among the lead
ing retail stores, which showed that de
epitu ninny alarming reports the average
condition of American business showed a
decrease for the month of November, 1911,
over November. 1913, of only 3.1 per cent.
Those In charge of the work say that
as the committee Is now In poaaeaason of
such vital facts for comparison, and as
the number of merchants will be greatly
.ncreasud. the report for this year shouU
be even mora vaJuabie,