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VOL. XLV NO. 144.
OMAHA, FBIDAY MORNINQ DEOiaillMli 3, 1915-TWKLVK PAGES.
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MAUSER VAS IN
OMAHA Oil DATE
SMITH WAS SHOT
Captain Maloney Now Haa Evidence
Shawin nApe-Man" Did Not
Leare Omaha Until After
HERE FOR FIVE DATS AFTER
Landlord of Home Where He
Roomed with Wife and Child
Hat Book Showing Date.
HATTSER SAYS HE WAS HERE
Arthur Hauser. holdun man. ac
cused of the murder of W. 11. Smith,
Woodmen of the World caBhler, ad
mitted yesterday to Sheriff McShane
he waa In Omaha the night of Octo
ber 16, the night of the murder of
fcmlth, then, a second later, he qual
ified the statement by sayirig, "That
Is what they claim."
"You claim that you were not in
Omaha the night of the Smith mur
der?" he was asked.
"I was here,' he said. An instant
later he added: , .
"That's what they say. It might
ei well be that way." v
Captain of Detectives Maloney re
fused to allow him to secure a law
yer previous to fhe hearing at which
he was. bound over, Hauser asserted
in the first interview given to news
paper men since his arrest.
Proud f IK Wife.
He declared hla wife was "the beet
little woman, any man ever had."
"If you put anything In the paper that
will hurt her, I will never say another
word for the newspapers," he said. "She
has had trouble enough and she haa
four children to take care of."
As Hauser spoke he held In hla hand
several clean handkerchiefs and a pair
f stockings which his wife- had sent
him from Wichita.
He expressed concern because he had
received no letter from bis wife and rela
tives In Wichita and complained to the
aherlff that the police were holding his
According- to dispatches from Wichita.
It waa Hauaer's wife who gave the "tip"
that resulted In his arrest.
In hla solitary cell behind a serlee of
barred corridors. Hauser talked freely
and Intelligently and replied to all ques
tions In. an amiable manner. ; In answer
to several questions relating the mur
der ohar.ro against him, he said quietly:
J UVin Want to talk,. about. that." .
;' Oa Pro nee Alibi.
"Can yo account for your whereabouts
the night Smith waa killedr Hauser was
asked during an Interview at which Sher
iff McShane and two newspaper men were
"Tea," he said, "I can ahow Just where
I waa all the time.'1
"Where were your'
"I won't tell that."
This conversation occurred a few min
utes after his statement that he was In
Omaha the night of the murder, which
van heard by-the aherlff and two news
Wants- a lawyer.
"I want to see a lawyer. That la what
I want." said Hauser. "Maloney wouldn't
let me have a lawyer before the other
hearing. I wanted to bring out aome of
tho glrl'a testimony." (Referring to Grace
Slater, who was with Smith when he
"Have yo4 any preference aa to a Saw
"No, I don't know any lawyer In
Omaha," said Hauser.
i "The girl said I waa the man that ahot
Smith, because the police wanted her to,"
Hauser continue. '"She Bald once that
the man wore a handkerchief over hla
face, then afterwarda aha said he wore a
black mask. She aaid that because the
police told her to."
"Haa all the Jewelry been recovered
that you got in the Hauae job (the rob
bery of a party at the home -of W, T.
Hause)," Hauser was asked.
"I guess so," he said. Indifferently.
Blames Bad Company.
Bad company caused Hauler's Changs
from a hard working man to a holdup
man, he said.
"What started you Into the stlckup
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' For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Fair and warmer.
Temperature at Omaha Tester day.
6 a. m 21
Comparative Local Record.
1SI. iH. IMS. 1912.
Highest yesterday 4 43 64 Jl
Lowtil yesterday 22 25 4 15
Mean temperature .... Si K4 W 23
precipitation 00 .CO .14 .00
Temperature and precipitation depart
ure from tne normal:
Normal temperature U
Kxceas for the day ' 4
Total deficiency since March 1 151
Normal precipitation 03 Inch
Deficiency for the day U3 Inch
Total rallfall since March 1... .26.74 inches
deficiency since March 1 1 66 inches
lficiency for cor, period, 1914. S.bl Inches
Deficiency for cor, psriud. lali. .s6 Inches
Reports froas Statloas at T P. M.
Pillion and State
Temp. High- Rain-
of Weathir. 1 n m
EMIR, it Si
jf a. m..
S J ll a. m..
' 4 p. in..
I p. m..
8 p. m..
Cheyenne, clear , ,...42
Javenport, clear so
Denver, clear fit
IkxJkb City, clear 44
launder, part cloudy 28
i orth i'latte, clear 41)
Omaha, clear 41
I uflilu, clear i
Iti-pld City, clear )
Halt Lake City, cloudy. ...ax
ttit re. part cloudy. ...32
Klirridan clear M
Koui City, clear 34
Valentine, clear M
"T" imiicatra trace of preHpllailon.
U. A. WKIJSII. Dtcal r'orecaaUr.
ALMOST UNIT FOR
Besolution for State-Wide and Na
tional Movement to So Away
with Liquor Adopted by
Vote of 52 to 7.
WOOSTER LEADING OPPONENT
Odell Leals the Forcei that Are in
Favor of Making Nebraska a
Dry State of Union.
MANY RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED
Though defeated In the resolutions
committee of the Farmers' Congress,
statewide and national prohibition
came back strong on the floor of the
convention ' immediately after the
resolutions committee reported on
With Charley Wooster the princi
pal opponent and Frank O. Odell the
nrlnMnnl AtttnnAnr nt tha nrnhlhitlnn I
f.a.uv.a."". - v r -
propaganda, the convention favored
It by a, vote of 62 to 7.
Former State Senator W. F. Dale
of Denton Introduced the resolution.
A. O. Wolfenbareer of Lincoln, old
time fighter In the ranks of the drya.
remained through the fight to help
in the engineering, and thon hustled
into the lobby and called a taxi to
carry him to the depot, aa his mis
sion as a delegate to the congress
Saffraare Sleeps Oa.
Woman suffrage was not so fortunate.
That, too, was killed in the resolutions
committee, but had no champion to bring
it up from the floor when the resolutions
committee reported without it.
The resolutions comended the work of
the United States bureau of animal In
dustry for its prompt action In keeping
the foot and mouth disease out of Ne
braska, and urged the Live Stock Sani
tary board to continue Its efforts for uni
form shipping laws.
The resolutions favored long-time leases
of farm land. They approved the ef
forts of Senator Norrls in confirming the
abutting landowners In the possession of
certain lands claimed by the Union Pa
They demanded ' certain railways re
scind their orders prohibiting the sale of
produce from cars.
They approved the action, of the last
legislature in enacting the law providing
for the Terrene system of land registra
tion, and urged that the counties adopt
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Halpin Was raid
$500 jn His Off ice
CHICAGO,. Dec. 1 The state rested Its
case today in the trial of John J. Halpin,
former head of the Chicago detective bu
reau, accused of accepting money to pro
tect clairvoyant swindlers.
Frank Ryan, who under varleus namea
posed as a wonderful clairvoyant, in fin
ishing his testimony readily admitted he
had been promised Immunity.
He stuck to his statement that Halpin
visited the clairvoyant headquarters and
there received $600 from ' "Barney"
Dertsche, who was the clairvoyants'
"fixer." t '
Ryan said the clairvoyant feature waa
tised merely as a shield for swindling
Counsel for Halpin started the defense
with character witnesses.
is Charged With
Murder of His Wife
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1 Frederick T.
Price was indicted for first degree mur
der today, charged with caus'ng the death
of his wlfeMary Frldley Price, member
of a well known Minnesota family.
Mrs. Price's body waa found at the
base of a high cliff along an automobile
road, November 6, 1914. Price explained
he had fallen from the cliff while try
ing to rescue a pet dog. '
Charles D. Etohlnaon. who accompanied
Price on the night of Mrs. Price's death,
was charged with first degree murder.
He waa arrested in Washington, D. C,
last night and will be extradited . to
Civil suits are pending against Price
to force him to return $21.0tX inherited
through the death of hla wife.
China Denies Being
.Invited to Join the
PEKING, Dec, I. The Chinese govern
ment made formal denial tonight that It
had considered the possibility of Joining
with the entente powers or had been re
quested to do so.
The statement issued by the foreign of
'The Chinese government haa never
considered the possibility of abandoning
neutrality and Joining any belligerent'
or group of belligerents.
"The Chinese gov" -- has not re
ceived a proposal to that effect from or
opened such negotiations with any power
or group of powers."
Fourth Son Born
to Emperor and
Empress of Japan
TOKIO. Dec .-Empress Badako of
Japan gave birth to a boy at 7:34 o'clock
This is the fourth son bom to the em
peror and empress of Japan. The other
children are Hire, hi to Mlchlnamiya, the
crown prince, born In 1901; Taahuhito
Atsunomiva. born in l'i. and Nobuhlto
Terunomlya, born ln 1M.
ARE GOOD' ONLY IN
a ee soa w s ' s .i.
Seventy-Five Granted ;
SEVERAL ARE REFUSED PAPERS
Traveling Credentials of Peace Dele
patea Will Not Permit Them to
Visit Belligerent States.
LANSING MAKE3 ANNOUNCEMENT
WASHINGTON, Doc. 22. Seventy-five
assports, good only in neutral
counties, were issued by the State de
partment late today for members of
the For Peace expedition. Several
passports were refused on account of
faulty applications or because the
applicants were not citizens of the
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2. Secre
tary Lansing announced today that
ruembers of the peace' party, plan
ting to sail on the ship chartered by
Henry Ford, will not be given pass
ports to belligerent countries, but
only to neutral states in Europe.
Secretary Lansing made it plain that
passports were given to American cltl
sens for belligerent .countries only when
business made it absolutely necessary
to visit there or when they were invited
by some governmental agency In those
countries. Mr. Lansing exr'alned that
no distinction was being drawn between
members of the peace party and other
American cltlxens, and that the general
rule of the Department of rUate waa
The ruling, however, waa generally In
terpreted as meaning that the United
States does not regard unofficial missions
in efforts to make peace by private per
sons as business of an urftent character.
Few applications have been made for
passports to visit belligerent countries,
the plan of the peace party being to as
semble a convention in one of the neu
tral countries and use a neutral capital
aa a base for the operation of the Im
Officials of the passport bureau have
not held up any passport for persons of
American birth, but it waa admitted to
day there have been the usual difficul
ties with referenco to naturalised per
sons. , - ' .
' Sarfraarlst Refused Passport. "
- Ines Mllholland Bolssevctn, the suffra
gist, was refused a passport because her
husband is a citizen of a foreign country.
Officials of the State department said
today there, seemed to be some Impres
sion in Europe that the United States
government in some way was sanction
ing the Ford plan and they emphasised
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Jews Give Over One
Million to Destitute
of Race in War Areas
NEW YORK, Dec. I. The Jews In
America have contributed more than
Jl, 800,000 to the relief of destitute mem
bers of the race in the war areas and In
l alestliHV according to a report made
public here today by the central commit
tee for the relief of Jews suffering through
The report declares that the situation
of the Jewa In Europe and Palestine is
even worse than that of the Serblana and
Helgiana, and that it ia a question or sav
ing them from extinction.
"Vengeance has been wreaked upon
them," says the committee, "not by one
cr two of the warring nations, but by
nearly all the belligerent powers."
The report says that nearly $250,000 was
contributed in small sums by thousands
committee urgea the necessity of further
German Woman Spy
Shot by Belgians
Says Berlin Report
BERLIN, Dec. J. (By Wireless to Say
vllle.) The Overseas News Agency saya:
"The Oerman government has published
fhotograpbio reproductions of documents
having to do with the execution of Julia
Van Warterghen in Antwerp on August
V, 1914, by Belgian soldiers.
"This woman was convicted by a Bel
gian court-martial, whose findings were
approved by the Belgian war minister.-
"The documents, now In the possession
of the German government, and the fact
that the French have epurt-martlaled and
shot women spies during the war, show
bow much weight should be attached to
the expressions of indignation In England
and France at the execution of the Eng
lish nurse. Miss Cavell."
Conference on Land
SAN FRANCfSCO. Dec. 1-Delegates
from eighteen western states were here
today for the opening i session of the re
clamation conference, which Is to last
two days. v
It waa announced that the conference
would be called to order by L. M. Rice, a
civil engineer of Washington. It wss ex
pected that John P. llartman would be
elected temporary chairman.
The main object of the conference, it
was announced, is to prepare the way
for the national reclamation convention
to be held ln Washington, D. C. next
The purpose of the national convention
Is stated to be to provide a plan to help
the owner of semi-arid or ar!d land to
develop the land through irrigation. This
purpose Is embodied in the Jones bill, in
troduced In the United Btstes senate last
xar by United (States Senator Jones of
MISS ELIZABETH GURLEY FLYNN, leader of the In
dustrial Workers of the World, on trial in Paterson, N. J.,
charged with inciting strikers to violence in court. She
is only about 25. She began her work as a socialist orator
at the age of 15, while still a high school girl. .
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OMAHA MAN KILLED
Falling: Off Load of Alfalfa, Striking:
on Head, He Dies Fifteen MinWi
Later with Skull Crushed.
BODY TO BE BURIED HEBE
L. H. Bromwell, aged 67 years, and
for many years a resident of Omaha,
until he moved to a farm three and
one-half miles .northeast of Council
Bluffs, was almost Instantly killed
yesterday forenoon when he fell from
a load of alfalfa, striking his head
and crushing his skull.
Yesterday forenoon. Mr Butler called at
the Bromwell home to buy a load of
alfalfa hay. Mr. Bromwell waa on the
wagon attending to the loading and Mr.
Butler pitching the -hay to him. The
loading being finished. Mr. Bromwell
started the team to drive away from the
stack. One of the wheels struck a rock,
or a clod, causing Mr. Bromwell to lose
his balanoe and fall to the ground. In
falling, be struck squarely upon the top
of his head. Me lived about fifteen
Oa. the farm Mr. and Mrs. Browell
lived with a daughter, Mrs. O. J. Horn,
and ber husband. A son, F. M. Brom-
I W!l re"lde" ln Omaha.
For years Mr. Bromwell waa prominent
In Masonic circles. ' He was a member of
Tangier temple, Mystio ahrtne.
Deformed Baby that
at New York Dead
NEW YORK, Dec, I. Margaret Rob
erta, the deformed and paralysed baby
whose birth caused a discussion here
similar to that over the defective bsby
allowed to die recently In Chicago, died
today in a hospital.
The infant was born November 23. He
lower limbs were paralysed and Its feet
deformed, but Its mental conditions was
thought to be normal. Dr. Maurice Rosen
berg, the physician who attended Mrs.
Roberts, asserted that a simple operation
could save the child's life and mentality
although it would be a life-long cripple.
He offered to perform the operation,
but after considerable controversy. It was
decided to leave the child's fate to a
board of physicians. This . board decided
against the operation.
Do It Now
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purchases and range
of prices in advance
at home from the
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Ex-Governor Shallenberger and Con
gressman Lobeck Expected to -'
' ' Be on Hand Saturday.
WILSON'S MESSAGE A LONG 0N
(From a Staff Correspondent)
WASHINGTON,- Dec. 2. (Special
Telegram.) Four of the six mem
bers of the national house of repre
sentatives from Nebraska, Messrs.
Sloan, Klnkaid, Reavls and Stephens,
arrived ln Washington - today, the
republicans of the delegation being
on hand for the party, caucus tonight.
Mr. Stephens has several matters
he desires to take up with the ways
and means committee before the
party caucus of the democrats on
It Is expected that ex-Governor Bhallen
fcerger, the new member from the Fifth
district, and Congressman Lobeck will be
on hand by Baturday to participate in
the "get-together" session of the democ
racy on that night. , ,
Representative Reavls la accompanied
to Washington by hia wife and two sons.
Ono of the boys will remain here but a
ihort time, returning to his school in
Ithaca. N. Y., after witnessing his
father's induction into office. Mr. Rear
vis' other aon will enter the publlo school
ct the city., , . . ;
In the event the' senate can . reach an
agreement on president pro tern and ef
feet an organisation on . Monday next
President Wilson will read his message
tc the Joint house of congress on Tuesday
next. Should the senate, . however, fall
to elect a president pro tern, it may be
some days before the president's message,
which is nearly 8,000 words In length, is
The older senators cannot see any dead
lock ahead and are 'certain that the sen
ate' wll lorganise Monday, although it
looks tonight as if the presence of five
democratic absentees will be necessary to
determine "who's who" tn the fight for
president pro tern.
Senator Pomerene of Ohio has been
brought forward as a caiylldate for pres
ident pro tern against Senator Clarke of
Arkansas for the purpose of strengthen
ing the former In his fight for re-election.
Ford Withdraws His .
Invitation to Noble
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec. ..-The invita
tion to a atudent representative from the
I'nlverslty of Nebraska to accompany
the Ford peace expedition waa today
withdrawn by Henry Ford. In a message
, to Chancellor Avery he said the list bad
1 been ft!' and it would be Impossible to
take the Nebraska man. William Noble.
; appointed by the chancellor at Mr. Ford's
request, haa left for Washington and
New York to sail with the pesos party.
! MATCH KING MARRIES
HIS PRIVATE SECRETARY
j AKRON. O.. Dec. L-Ohio C. Barber,
millionaire match manufacturer, aged 78,
: rometimes called the "Match King." wss
! luarrted today to Miss Mary F. Orr, aged
44, for twelve years his private secretary.
Tney left after the ceremony for Old
filiit Comfort and Washington, V. C.
VILLA'S FORCES ARE BEATEN
Large Number of Indians Reported
to Have Surrendered.
PROTECTION FOR YA0.UI VALE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2. Villa
forces In northern Mexico have been
signally defeated by Carranza troops,
and a large number of Yaqut In
diana have surrendered, according to
reporta to the State department to
day from Guayma.
. "The Indians," rays the' State de
partment announcement, "appear to
have brrn connected with the Villa
forces. It Is stated that this victory
will enable the defdeto government
to send forces south to Intercept the
main Villa forco. '
'Troteollon for the Yaquf valley is
promised by the ftttlonlng of a patrol
of cavalry around the entrance to the
yalley amf maintaining within quirk
striking distance S.ixX) troops to be cabled
upon In case the Indians attempt to en
ter the valley."
American tiofaalata looted.
TOPOLOMMty Hlnaloa, Mexico. Dec. L
Hy lUiillo t. 8n F.ancliro, Iec. I )
Adequate protection at once for Ameri
can livra and property In 81na!oa was
demanded today from General Munos,
the Os.rrar.aa commander, Uy Adm nl
Camerm McKae Wlnalow, commanding
the Pacific fleet, who arrived here today
on h'a flagnhlp. the United Slatrs cruiser
San IMrgo. Oeneral Munoa g&ve assur
ances that such protection would be af
forded. Admiral Wlnalow, his staff rnd of'lors
of an esped'tionary force brou:bt on th
8an Diegn, visited Lios M irhls Immedi
ately, to Inspect the town twice raided
recently by Mayo Indiana and Villa s il
dlers. They found American homes an 1
property looted and destroyed and con
firmed previous reports of the destrui
tlon of property, the confiscation of l.X)
mules, harness, wagons and equipment
belonging to the United Sugar company
and of varloua other depredations. It
was confirmed also that Carransa sol
dlors, returning to the place after thi
raids, partio'patad in looting, accoidl.ig
to the best reports.
The home1 of the American consular
agent, M. A. Lewis, a fine brlok struc
ture, waa looted and completely burned.
The consulate was entered forcibly dur
ing the raids, windows were amnahsd,
papers were ransacked and h'nae spin
dles on the consular safe ware broken f(
In an apparent attempt to open It.
. All houaos were looted. It was found,
and the magnlflosnt residence of B. P,
Johnston, president of the United Bugar
companies, was set on fire after It waa
looted, . A Chinese servant, hiding on
the roof, obtained a fire extinguisher and
put out ,the Ire, - Among the looted aad
burned houses waa that of J. P. Scally,
an American eltlaen.. -
1. ' D. Dillingham, .who waa earrled off
by the raiding Indiana, November . ea
ape4 and returned today and took refoge
oh board the Ban Diego. He said h was
required to sot aachauffeuc. lor the In
diana, but he was well treated. ,
Carransa troops, recently taken - to
Ouaymas, Bonora, north . of here, now
are. being returned to Manianlllo,
Collma. because of threatened trouble tn
that state and Jalisco. ,
Jury is Secured to
Try 'Alleged Robber
' of Stage Coaches
CHETENNB. Wyo., Dec 1 A Jury was
secured today ln the t'nlted Btates dis
trict court to try Edward F. Trafton.
charged with the stsge roach holdup ln
Yellowstone National park July 29, 1914,
and the prosecution began Its opening
In hla preliminary statement United
Btates Attorney Charles I Rlgdon de
scribed' how an . outlaw, alleged to be
Tiafton, had atopped twenty-three stages
In the psrk as they came around a point
of rock, holding the drivers apd passen
gers at the point of a gun until he had
more than 100 persons collected, and how
ho had compelled the persona to march
past a blanket and throw their money and
valuables thereon, and afterward escaped.
Ha outlined the alleged movements ef
Trafton from early In July until he sp
ies red at Orlggs, Idaho, OBsJuly U, two
days after the robbery, where the prose
cutor alleged he procured a complete new
outfit, displaying more money than he
waa known to possess prior to the rob
leryl Rlgdon charged Trafton with hav
ing stolen two horses from a camping
farty near Jackson lake, south of ths
t-srk, on July 20, and with having held
up and' robbed a sheep herder of provi
sions .and two aaddlea July 25. These
stolen horses, It waa .charged, subse
quently were identified as the animals
used by tho park robber.
Mellen Spent Fifty .
Thousand in Fight
NEW YORK. Dec. I. Charles 8. Mel
len, former president - of the New York,
New Haven c Hartford railroad, admit
ted on the stand today at the trial of
the eleven former directors of the road
that he had spent SUM of New Haven
money trying to prevent the Grand Trunk
railway ef Canada from extending Ha
system to Providence, R. I.
He said he had used It In a publicity
campaign to show that the Grand Trunk
could not carry out Its obligations In
Canada and Massachusetts at the same
The testimony was preliminary to proof
which the government hopes to elicit
that the Grand Trunk finally abandoned
its extension, thus eliminating threat
ened competition with the New Haven.
Packers Settle the
AUSTIN, Tex., Dec ..-Settlement by
an agreed adjustment of the anti-trust
suits recently instituted by the. state '
Texas against three Ch' sago packing
oompantea Swift, Morris and Armour
was announced here today after a three
day conference between the attorney gen
eral and the packera' counsel. Details of
the sgreement warn withheld, as It Is
subject to approval of the district court
of this (Travlaj county.
PREPARE TO MEET
Movement of Teutons Indicate
They Expect the Czar's Army
to Come to the Aid of
N the Serbians.
SOUTH SERB CAMPAIGN ENDS
Anttrian Official Rep ort Announce!
Capture of Sixty Thousand Pris
ftnera Durin November.
GERMANS FIGHT MONTENEGRINS .
BERLIN, Dec. J. -(Via London.)
Teutonic forces, -pressing their '
campaign agalnnt Montenegro, have
occupied the towns of Pfevlje and .
Jabuka, ln northeastern Montenegro,
near the SerblatP border, German
army headquarters announced today.
LONDON, Dec. 2. -Military events ;
In the Balkans are apparently In -a
ttansitory stage, which may preface
auother German offensive, but
whether this will he made against
the Franco-British troops, which
held all that remains of Serbia, or
aralnst the Russians, should they
launch an attack against Bulgaria
from the east, the present situation '
gives no indication. N
A Salonlkl dispatch reporting '
withdrawal of Field Marshal Von '
Mackensen's forces from the Serbian
front to Bulgaria Is Interpreted in .
seme quarters as confirmation of the
Serbian Campaign landed.
With Prtsrend In Rulgarlan hands, both
the AuHtro-Oermans and the Bulgarians "
have formalfy announced completion of
thilr Serbian campaign. Vienna officially
estimates the capture of more than 60,000 .
Serbians by General Von Koeveas' army
during the month of November alone.
Moreover, It seems certain that the Ber-
. ns In tHer retreat over Albanian .
mountain passe,' encumbered by civilian ,
refugees and handicapped by wintry
weather, were forced to leave behind
them a large part of their equipment, in- ,
eluding most of their heavy artulery,
motor oars and other trans porta.
Oermaae' Flarat Maateaesrrtae.
The Germans are now engaging the .
Montenegrins on the Montenegrin fron- -tier,
and at heavy Coat have penterated :.
some distance beyond the border. Yet this '
struggle Is not comparable to the serious :
and sanguinary fighting which marksd
the Serbian campaign, last month and 1
vinpn r. t. m now j tti n i rmummn.
' Kreek Situation ITachaaaod.
'Notwithstanding all the entente nego-'
ttntlons at Athens,' the Greek situation '
today remains much as it waa a month '
ago. It la now clear that Greece haa de- .
termlned not to demobilise or withdraw -Its
army from Balontkl. Though a dead-,
lock seems to have been reached, negotia
tions are still under, way. '
No change of significance was reported .
on either the. western or the eastern ,
frontier during the .last twenty-four,
flnlaara Not Yet ta Moaastlr.
l AIUS. Dec. t Telegraphing frotx Ath-s
ana under date of December t the corre- .
spondant of the Havaa Newa Agency
"The Bulgarians have not yet occupied
Monastlr. The Serbian army has evacu
ated the city, leaving only a few officers
and a small detachment of troops to pre
serve order. It ta supposed the Bulgarians
are awaiting rein forcementbef ore enter
lng the city.
"The Serbian commandant at Monastic
posted notices throughout the town ad
vising all Inhabitants who feared the
treatment they might receive at the hands
of the Bulgara to leave the place, and
that Serbian troopa would be engaged In
protecting their flight toward tho Greelc
frontier. Serbian refugees, who continue
to srrlve at the Greek border, are auf far
ing frightfully from cold, the weather reg
istering 10 degrees Fahrenheit above aero.'
"Fresh Bulgarian forces are concentrate,
lng toward tha French front."
V " tshu
OpoortaaHy kaoeka bat caoe,
e raaa the old, aid tale
Aaa If yea 4U aat grasp It laiok.
Tea are aasalr deoiaad to fall.
-arty la It eosae seen have Mr storea,
Walla ethen work fee wafwt
erne aav taatr sseaey left te thea
ror vaostaa1T ia feaad
la taaay different g"f ee,
tf yea wotoa the want aas daflr.
Teatl fiaa xoaay big aapoeta.
Taur bostneas eaa be very profit
ahlv advertlatd tr a liberal uae of
fcLT-K WANT AXMi.
fry a claaaifled campaign for the
fall season and watch Vie reautis:
yoa will be more than plead with
ynor venture. Telephone Tyler 1000
ITT IT IX THK OMAHA UEE.
M atWl "
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