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Omaha Daily Bee. None of 'em are in it at : fun-making with the Kat zenjammera, Happy Hooli gan end little Snookums. THE WEATHER. Fair VOL. XLV NO. 144. OMAHA, FBIDAY MORNINQ DEOiaillMli 3, 1915-TWKLVK PAGES. f Tralna. at laW Trews gjearta. OMu. M SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS. I I ta II II i jl jnutv MAUSER VAS IN OMAHA Oil DATE SMITH WAS SHOT Captain Maloney Now Haa Evidence Shawin nApe-Man" Did Not Leare Omaha Until After the Murder. 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 mall. 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 )resent. "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 taper men. 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 vaa shot) "Have yo4 any preference aa to a Saw jerr ' "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 iContlnued on Page Four, Column Five.) The Weather ' For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity Fair and warmer. Temperature at Omaha Tester day. Hours. Deg. 6 a. m 21 21 P , S4 25 , X) M 4a , 47 47 4 44 43 43 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.. 10 a.m.. S J ll a. m.. ' 4 p. in.. I p. m.. 8 p. m.. t. ia'l. 63 .00 .(10 M .(p 60 .lit) 40 .00 .no .00 62 .00 a .00 4 U .Oi b . 44 .04 U .o 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. FARM CONGRESS ALMOST UNIT FOR PROHIBITION 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 Thursday afternoon. 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 waa over. 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 cific! railway. 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 (Continue on Face To, Column Two.) - i i Ryan Testifiesr- 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 operations. Counsel for Halpin started the defense with character witnesses. Minneapolis Man 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 Minneapolis. 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 .Entente Powers i 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 fice' follows: '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 V SSB TOKIO. Dec .-Empress Badako of Japan gave birth to a boy at 7:34 o'clock this evening. 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. FORD PASSPORTS ARE GOOD' ONLY IN UFIITRAI STATFS a ee soa w s ' s .i. Seventy-Five Granted ; Automobile ItintrV' Of vuu i tinyent P' SEVERAL ARE REFUSED PAPERS Traveling Credentials of Peace Dele patea Will Not Permit Them to Visit Belligerent States. LANSING MAKE3 ANNOUNCEMENT nilXKTItl. 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 United States. 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 being applied. 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 portant plans. 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 (Continued on Page Two, Column One.) 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 war. 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 donations. ' 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 Reclamation Begins 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 February. s 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 Washington. 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. . 7 vs - a ' ,, . I- I--' - ' J ' & - JlISS ELIZABETH BROMWELL, FORMER 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 minutes. 1 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 Caused Discussion 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 Make Your Xmas Shopping Easy Prepare your lists of purchases and range of prices in advance at home from the Advertisements in The Bee Shop Early if '0 GV&r.EY TL-TrtH FOUR NEBRASKMS : 7. REACH CAPITAL 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 Saturday evening. 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 cellvered. v 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 i 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. lloaaes Lnntd. . 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 statement. 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 time. 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 Anti-Trust Suits 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 RUSSIAN DRIVE IIITOJULGARIA 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 st-cond alternative. 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, hours. 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 says: . "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." THE WANT-AD-WAY 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 and ITT IT IX THK OMAHA UEE. M atWl "