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The Omaha Daily Bee
The Sunday Dee ! the only
Omaha newapaper that
fives Ita reader four big
p z e a of colored comics.
VOL. XLV XO. 143.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, DKCEMHEK 4, 1015.
Ob Tmlna. st Kotsl
Jtsw. Stands, .to 5a.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
Kaiser's Medium of Exchange De
preciates Over Twenty Per Cent
in Wall Street.
MILITARY DEFENSE BIG PROBLEM IN CONGRESS Secretary of war and committee
chairmen who will figure prominently in preparedness plans.
WTOaiH 19 5-8 CENTS NOW
BERLIN (by Wireless to Sav
vllle, Dec. 3. "The latest per
U formance of the British censors is
V to attempt to render Impossible
transmission of cabie news con-
cerning the American Stock ex
change to the European conti
nent," the Overseas News agency
says. "It is evident the British
desire is to cut off all European
Ions from the American stock
exchange. This desire Is Inspired
by the purpose of the British to
utilize asjting as possible their
quotations of some American se
curities and to conceal from the
rest of the world the value of the
NEW YORK, De. 2. Further de
preciation in marks here today to
the lowest rates ever quoted drew
renewed attention to the anomalous
economic conditions which are said
to prevail within the German em
pire. Demand bills on Berlin and
VlHamburg, aswell as other German
centers, fell to 78 cents, with ca
bles at 78 cents, as against 80
end 80 cents a week apo and 81 9i
and 81 cents early In November.
On the basis of today's quotations
marks, ordinarily worth 23 cents here.
Jiave fallen to 19 cents, which represents
discount of over 20 per cents from the
normal ratea of exchange. In substance,
it required slightly more than five marks
today to meet the valuation of an Amer
ican dollar, whereas a little more than
foiy marks formerly sufficed.
fun titxe No Definite Reason.
Dealers in exchange were unable to ad-
ance any definite reason for the steady
decline In the value of German currency,
mainly because of their Inability to se-
cur first-hand information from German
sources. One theory, however, was that
Germany's export trade Is almost , at a
standstill, while Its Imports, particularly
foodstuffs, are being obtained chiefly
through Scandinavian countries, which
(re said to be offering German bills in
this market to an extent in excess of de
Bankers with close German connections
rcout the Idea that the decrease in ex
change has any bearing on Germany's
finances, but regard It aa a reflection of
that country's isolation.
Work of Enrairi
PARIS, Deer- 8. Kantastio - predictions
as to the total subscriptions to ths new
French "victory loans" are thought In
off leal circles here to originate in a
scheme concocted by the enemies of
France to discredit the success of the
loan by over anticipating it.
A striking feature is the formidable
Impetus the movement still shows among
email subscribers. The postal savings
bank la besieged by long lines of workers i
and children waiting their turn to trans
fer the thin, little balances into new
i I .On
as the farmers' state-aid I logical members are on the move four is
times a decade.'; . i I
LAUNCH A MOYE TO
Markets and Credits Meet Votes to
Create Committee to Gather All
in America Into Fold.
BIGGEST CO-OP THING IN WORLD
CHICAGO, Dec. S. Resolutions creating
a central committee to organize the
farmers of America Into co-operative
societies covering every farm product
from poultry and garden truck to grain
and live stock, and operating In each of
the forty-eight states, were unanimously
adopted today at the closing session of
the National Conference on marketing
and farm credits.
The adoption of these resolutions by a
conference composed of delegates from
forty-five states was declared by Chair
man Frank I Mcvey, president rr ine
University of North Dakota, to be the
largest co-operative movement ever
launched In the history of the worlrt.
On Permanent Basis.
The plan provides first for the form
ing of an agricultural society on a perm
anent financial basis which shall have
charge of ths general organisation and
Prominent among those who stand spon
sors for the movement are: G If ford
He argued that state-aid alone would
not meet the situation I., this country
and said that a general simplification
of real estate laws, especially as regards
proving of titles and foreclosure of mort
gages, would be necessary to put the
land-credit scheme on a firm economic
basis. He favored strongly the organiza
tion of farmers for collective purchasing,
marketing and banking.
"The farmers ought to be organised
from the plains to tidewater," he said.
"But if they should attempt to do so
they would encounter legal obstacles,
since the laws have not been framM
-1th a view to agricultural organiza
tion." Mr. Hcrrlck submitted to the confer
ence a program of prop- d legislation
by which national and state banks, that
confines Its credit facilities to members,
might be organized without capital stock;
nnd a general legislating In states and
nation for economic ossocla' of what
ever is legal for corporations.
Railroad Ratea Bl- Factor.
According to W. J. Ray, secretary of
the Farmers' Grain Dealers' association
of Iowa, railroad rates should be suf
ficient adequately to remunerate the
stockholders without unduly burdening
the shipping public. He said:
"Let us hope that freight rates may
soon become a settled situation, without
an undue tax upon the shipping public, and
yet, that such rates may be sufficiently
remunerative to the railroad systems.
The present development of this great
Plnchot, Philadelphia: Plr Horace 1'runk- country could not exist without rall-
ett, Ireland; Hnrrls WelnstocK, Son Finn- ; d-
Leading Sales of
Red Cross Seals
Will Get Pennant
Tho states, cities, towns and - villages
selling the largest number of Red Cross
seals per capita will be given pennants
In their respective classes by the Amer
ican Red Cross and the National Asso
ciation for the Study and Prevention of
Tuberculosis, as announced. In a bulletla
Issued today. Last year's competition
was limited to cities, towns and villages,
but for the 1915 seals campaign pennants
will be awarded to states as well.
To avoid pitting villages agalnBt large
cities, they have been divided Into ten
classes, as follows: Population less than
cieco: K. W. Tousley. Minneapolis, sec
retary of Ritfht Relationship lonue;
John Lee Coulter, University of West
Vlrginiu; Frank L. McVey, president of
the University of North Dakota; Alex
ander K. Canre. professor of agricultural
economics, .Massachusetts State ARrlcul
turai colleire: 11. W. Danforth. WasWng-
I ton. 111., president of the National Coun
cil or r armers (jo-operative aRsociaiions,
James Caldwell. Lake City. Minnesota;
Clarence Ousley, Agricultural College of
Texas; Agricultural Commissioner FYed
W. Davis of TexH; Chas. W. Dillon,
Kansas: Lou D. Sweet, Denver, Colo.;
Henry Wallace, Deg Moines. Ia.; John
R. Commons, University of Wisconsin
G. R. Hltt, banking commissioner, Idaho;
lOlwood Mead, University of California;
Hector McPherson, University of Ore
Gon; State Market directors of twelve
Purposes of Orscanlsatlon.
The purposes of the agricultural associ
ation to be formed are defined in the
resolutions adopted as follows:
To examination In the production and
distribution of farm products with a view
of evolving a system of greater economy
and efficiency in handling and marketing
To encourage and promote the co-oper
ative organization of farmers and of those
engaged in allied Industries for mutual
help in the distribution, storing and
marketing of the nroduce.
To furnish Instructors and lecturers
-I upon the subject of co-operation among
rarmers, auditing ana accounting experts,
and legal advice on matters relating to
issue reports, pampniets anci insiruc-
m. era tn. i tmm i 5m to sooo- I tlons which will help In spreading know!
600. from 00 to 1,200. from to z, two, of he nRUB of ruraf better
to 60,000; thence to 160.000; thence to
1.000,000. and over 1,000.000.
A handsome silk banner In rad and
whlto will be awarded to the city, vil
lage, town or county anywhere In the
United States and territories which shall
make the highest score In sale per capita,
In Its class. The populations considered -are
the federal estimates for 191.
The states with Hawaii which Is a
strong competitor are likewise grouped
In classes. Class A, population up. to
1,250.000; Class B, 1.250.000 to 2,400.000; Class
C. 2.4O0.000 upwards. Of the nineteen "A"
Rhode Island led last year with
sale of 2.113 seals per Inhabitant. Of
the seventeen "B" states, Minnesota led
with .5 seal per Inhabitant. Of tne
thirteen states with populations (1916)
more" than 2.4u0.000, Wisconsin led with
1 478 seals. It beat New Yor state by
.007 of a seal, although New Jo.i state
outside of New York City won out over
Wisconsin, with 1.810 seals per capita.
In the 1914 competition staid cities be
r'irred themselves In rivalry to be pub
lished as the most generous supporters
of public health work through purchase
of the Red Cross seals. In other places
the antl-tuberculosls workers started the
selling campaign up again between
Christmas and New Year to get their
t wn In the honor roll for the sale of
three seals per capita.
Last year's pennant winners were:
latfon Per Capita.
Tfochester. V. Y 218.149
Troy. N. Y 7S.H13
New Rochelle. N. Y
Charleston, W. Va 22.M
Pewtckley. Pa 4.479
Garden City, N. Y l.luO
ment and organization.
To encourage and Incorporate with gov
ernment departments, educational insti
tutions, societies, educational centers.
etc.. In all efforts to solve the questions
of rural life, rural betterment and agri
cultural finance and iiiurkullug and dis- !
tributing of produce and special appll-j
cations of the facts and conditions ex-1
luting among farmers of America and to;
the solution of the problem ot the Increas
ing coat of living.
To Investigate land conditions and land
tenure with a view to working out better,!
mora equitable and fairer systems of 1
dealing with this problem so vital to the ;
social ana economic wen-being 01 me
To call from time to time such confer
ences or conventions as will help to carry
out the above mentioned objects.
llerrlck on C redit system.
The theory that conservative associa
tions can not be used for profit making, as
exemplified by the laws of the various
states, is wrong and should be corrected,
said Myron T. llerrlck, former ambas
sador to France. Before making this
point Mr. Herrlck reviewed at great length
the efforts to establish agricultural credit ,
systems and, as in previous addresses I
by him on this subject, said that the I
movement had "taken on such socialistic
tendencies that it will likely be written
Co-opera (I re Terminal Elevators.
James Boyle of the University of North
Dakota said that state-owned elevators
would not in any sense cure the evils
in marketing complained of by grain
growers. He held that self-help Is better
than government subsidy, and that tho
co-operative terminal elevators is the
next logical step. He said In part:
"When grain prices are high, farmers
are satisfied; when grain prices are low,
they blame, to a large extent, the ter
minal elevators. Yet If the government
would build 100 terminal elevators and
furnish free storage, it would likely not
change tne price of grain by 1 cent a
bushel. World markets, operating under
known and anticipated conditions of sup
ply and demand, determine grain prices
In the last analysis."
Tenants Tiot Co-operators.
B. 11. Hubbard of the University of
Wisconsin, said the Increase In the per
centage of tenant farmers was a serious
problem in that It makes for less ef
ficient farming and more wasteful mar
keting. - He added that tenant farmers
"drift," and concluded:
"Where the tenants are more numerou
than the landowning farmers this Is al
most a fatal weakness, since one of the
fundamental principles of successful
marketing organizations Is stability of
membership. There cannot be stability
of membership where the majority of the
Metz Do Much Better
Than During Tourney
The Mets team broke all of this season's
Omaha league records when they knocked
(own the pins for a 3,032 total on the
Huntington alleys. They were pitted
against their ancient rivals, the Stors,
and came out on top with a three-game
victory. With a 9S2 start they came right
back In the second game and rolled the
Omaha league's high team game for the
season with a 1,054 count. They kept up
their pocket pounding In ths third and
chalked up another big game with 1,0. 8.
"Ken" Sclple of the Btors quintet was
the Individual star of the evening with a
fCl total and a 259 game. Jlmmle Jarosh
with 647, Conrad. with 630 and Hammer
Strom with 615 were other high rollers.
The Jetter's Old Age were handed a
two-game defeat by the Luxus crew.
The W roth's Cafe team grabbed a pair
from the Brandes Stars on the Morrison
Joffre Given More
Frenchmen to Rule
PARIS, Pee. J General Joffre has
been appointed commander-in-chief of alt
the French armies except those In North
Africa, Including Morocco and dependent
ministry colonies. President Fulncare
slimed the decree today.
Reducing Our Stock of Women's Apparel!
And Very Extreme Price-Cutting is Offered On Our New
SUITS, COATS and DRESSES for WOMEN
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Women's and Misses' Women's and Misses' Women's and Mis3es'
SUITS 1 SUITS 1 SUITS
Values to $24.50
A truly except lonnl suit value.
Roth plain tailored nnd fur
trimmed Kitrmpnts. in all the
deslrnbln colors and materials.
In all slr.es.
Values to $35.00
Two bin sale racks of stylish
suits. Including broadcloth, vel
vet, Rabardlne and whipcord.
In Ihe best models of tho entire
Values to $65.00
This means choice of th
house or all our high-grade
suits nnd Imported models.
Kvery suit In the house from
135 to $65 goes at this price.
A group of attractive hats, In
cluding the popular white red
and gold or silver lace hats.
Special for Saturday
We have gotten together a
special group of smart hats,
regular values from $3 to $5.
They go Saturday at
Ostrich Feather Boas
Black, White and Colors
Values $3.00 and $5.00
98c and $1.98
Usual $3 to $5 Values
Any Dress in the House
EVERY DRESS GOES
Women's Separate Skirts
Values up to $8.50 .
NEW SILK WAISTS
Crepe de Chine, Georgette
Values to $3.75
New Silk Petticoat, $1.98
NEW COAT ARRIVALS
STYLIGH NEW COATS
Plush, Broadcloth, Re
contre Extra Special
Odds and End3 of
Values to $17.50
Get into business via the "Business Chances
Headquarters for Dependable Home Furnishings Priced Modestly
415-17 South 16th St.
Phono Douglas 335
C'haraed wltk M order.
RAI.T LAKE CITY. Tier. rr Her
trt R. Marshall of Pnlt Lake Cltr wxs
arrested at Sabetha, Ksn., today at the
request of the hlt Ik riiy polio on
warrant cnrin him with the murder
or tiir aire rer Bunnny. Mrs. Marshall
Vi found dead with a bullet in her head
a room in a noiti
Ms at Sli-twnt haaarl.
ijl inly. JM-. ie". 3 resolutions were
adf pled at the eloxlnf s. anion of the
t l.per Mississippi lUver Improvement as
sociation tnniRlit reaffirming support In
ttie sovernipent plan for a i-lx-foot chan-
I from Minneapolis to the mouth of
. Missouri river.
DO THIS FIRST YOU!
You know, and evry physician
knows, that when any sickness has
passed, whether it be throat trouble,
organic disturbances, contagious dis
eases, or even a severe cold, a relapse
is feared, because sickness robs the
system of Nature's resistance and
leaves it subject to lingering germs.
Drugs never build up a worn-out
body only food can do that, and the
first thing to take after any sickness is
the concentrated, blood-making oil
food in Scott's Emulsion, which feeds
the tissues, benefits the blood and
strengthens both lungs and throat.
Physicians prescribe Scott's Emul.
advocate it. Scott's is pure medicinal
food, without alcohol or drugs.
ficott & Bowdc, bloumackl, N. J. IS-M
The Drexel Kid Says:
to have a
set one of
to all Urex
el Kids and
Not simply something; to
cover his feet. He needs bet
ter shoes than you need dur
ing the winter months. That Is
are the choice of thousands of
Omaha parents. Thvy out
wear two pairs of ordinary,
boys shoes. lioys t to 6V,
$2.50. Little Gents' to IS It,
aa.25. In button and blucher. .
rarcel l'ost 1'aJd.
All Little Folks and Their Friends Are Dnvited
To Attend the Beaton & Laicr c?tf5.V'.f3
Shop Opening Today AYf
aaSSsaasa 9 - 'wsi lj
A most complete and fascinating showing of Toys of
every description direct from Santa Claus leading factories, h
. a a .1 a s f 1 . J M 1 ' a.
Dotn in tms ana ioreign countries, is now reaay ior inspec
tion in the Beaton & Laier Toy Shop. Don't fail to visit here
Saturday. There will be a Punch and Judy show that will interest daddies and
mothers as well as little folks, and it won't cost you anything to see it, either.
Come early and avoid the crowds.
Dolls. Trains, Horses. Sleds. Toy Furniture,
Flexible Sleds, ranKlng In
price from 00 to SI. DO
Strong, durable CoaMters,
priced from 35 to $5.00
StnK to Hteel liuildlng Bets,
durable, instructive, jn-lred
from Sl.OO to 810
Games of all kinds, ranicinic
in price from 15j to $3
Small Mechanical Toys of
evrry description, price
range 10Mo 83.00
Toy llanos, 5 to 85.00
Pl.a.ur to Show You
Reproduction of Famous
Best Values Ever
See the beautiful, large 24-lnrh
Itouble-Jolnted Doll that we are
featuring at Just 81.55.
And tbe big ttswrtinnit of the
well-known Ketttner tTiaracter
iHrils, all priced with extreme
And the beautiful line of silk
lined IHI1 C'arrluges, In whilo
enamel and rved.
And the big line of substan
tially built white enamel Itoll
Furniture, priced from
50 o S5.00
e.s.ment balo. Floor
Perfect Copies of
;t life 95c
These Pictures are made
by the ".Mazart" IVoceas in
Art llejrKluction, the proc
ess used in making the fa
mous pictures of the Old
Masters' Art Society. They
are the most perfect repro
ductions of the axe, auid can
not be told from original
oil paintings. They "re
stretched on raovaa and
fitted in beautiful powder
Kuld finished frames, abso
lutely guaranteed against
There's nothing better for
a Wedding, Birthday or
Christmas gift than these at
tractive pictures. better
make your selections now.
Velocipede, of every size and
description, ranging In price
trom S3.83 to 818.00
A big line of the famous . Ive.
Klertric and Mechanical Train.,
priced from 81.00 to 8SG.50
Hobby Horse., too, In all size
and styles, ranging In price
from Sl.OO to 812.25
Illackboard. priced as low as
50. blgh a.... 83.05
And Game., Dishes and Toy. of
every description priced to suit
It Pays to Shop Kir y
Choice Now Lino Royal
Easy Chairs . Pnih fU Battoa-LUck Recta
Sizo P I v
Yes, Your Credit Is Good at
Just 100 of th.m
Uuo laoba. la in
maiioraB and walnut
frauiss, wlta .lass
tow. Wood baadlss,
Instead of Hiatal, as
One of tbe nicest gift,
that a man ran receive 1.
a comfortable Kasy Chair.
If jou want the cream of
a flue new line of tho
famous Itoyal Kasy Chair,
make your selection to
morrow. I'phoUterle. are
Spanish Fabrlcoid and
Sterling Sanlsh Iieather.
Frame are selected quar
tered Oak, finished nut
brown, fumed or golden.
Prices Ranjo From X$ppa) 'fSsyf&alnz
4.85 to $34.00 -- - 'rna?
$14.85 to $34
Deaton & Laler's
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