Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, December 12, 1915, NEWS SECTION, Page 5-A, Image 5
mm THK OMAHA Si' N DAY HKK: PF.CKMBKll 12, VMo. 5 A QUARREL DIVIDES PEACE COUNCIL Rupture in Alleged Labor Body Be sponsible for Uncovering Al leged Bintelen Conspiracy. GERMANS DOMINATE SOCIETY NEW YORK, Dec. 11. A Quarrel which rent labor's national peace council Into two antagonistic fac tions was stated today by federal officials to have been largely respon sible for the uncovering of an alleged conspiracy Involving Franz Von Rln telen to Instigate strikes In munition factories. According to this statement a number of the members of the coun cil joined the organization believing it was a body formed to work impar tially in the Interests of peace. Later they discovered, it is said, that an Inner ring of German sympathizers and agents of Von Rlntelen was in control and intended to use the coun cil as a means to further the strike propaganda. When the government started Its In vestigation into the activities of Von Rln telen, several men who had been officials of the peace counrll and had resigned went to the federal authorities and placed at their disposal a mass of information regarding the Inner workings of the council. L. B. Straube, secretary of the council, is said to have ben one of these men. He is due in New York from Chicago to morrow and will be questioned by United Htates Attorney Marshall. He is also ex pected to be one of the principal witnesses before tho grand Jury when that body reconvenes next week. Samuel Oompers, president of the Amer ican Federation of Labor, will be another witness. It was stated at the federal building today that the call for recon vening the grand Jury is being held up Pending definite Information as to when Mr. Oompers can get here. Letter Implicit tea Co nan I General. WASHINGTON, Dec. ll.-The State de partment has received a photographic copy of a letter said to have been written by Baron Erich Zweldinek von fiuden horst August 26, 1914, to the Austrian con sul general at New York, stating that nine Austrian reservists in San Francisco decided to come to New York and pro ceed thence to Austria, ajid suggested that It might be possible to "procure suit able passports of neutral countries at comparatively slight expense." The Austrian consul at San Francisco, the letter said, had been Instructed to send the men to New York. Baron Zweldinek is at present charge of the Austro-Hungarlan embassy, the , highest diplomatic representative of his country in the United States. At the time of writing the letter he was coun selor to the embassy. State department officials, while admit ting that they had received a copy of the letter and other letters alleged to hav been written by Baron Zweldinek, declined to comment on them or to state what disposition wsuld be made of them. Baron Zweldinek had an appointment with Secretary Lansing late today, the reason for which was not disclosed. Ship Laden With Sugar Takes Fire Near New York NEW YORK, Dec. ll.-The British freighter Tynlnghame, sugar laden, put back toward New York soon after It had passed quarantine today, returning with smoke pouring from afterhold No. 4, and anchored off the Statue of Liberty. The Tynlnghame was bound for Liver pool. On December 6, while at the Erie basin, Brooklyn, fire broke out In the hold that was the seat of today's flames. Search at the time disclosed fragments of a broken bottle, believed to have con tained chemicals, which caused an ex plosion. The Tynlghhame's sugar cargo was consigned to the British government. The vessel is under charter to Bowring & Co. of this city, but is owned by the Hall Steamship company of 'London. It is of 3,740 tons gross. Officers of Farmers9 Co-Operativc Association to Be Here This Week I v it U v V . X "sA V. v J SK M III! I W II 1 QnaJay Tresldent. Vice Tresldent. , EQUITY UNION TO HOLD CONVENTION Farmers' Organization to Hold Na tional Meeting: in Omaha Three Days This Week. OFFICER OF FARMERS' EQUITY UNION. SAME DATES AS STATE MEET Phew : 0tomm. . i . ' i 1 ' """""S I - ! The Farmers' Kqulty union Is another orsanlxatton of farmers that Is to hold a national convention in Omaha this week. They are scheduled to be here tvcember 15, lii and 17, these being the Identical dates of the State Farmers' Co-operative association convention In Omaha. The Kqulty Is to hold Its meeting at the Csstle hotel. Msyor Dahlmnn Is to welcome them with an address. The president, C. O. Drayton, Is to Rive his annual address Wednesday. The Important part of the program, as tentatively made up. Is as follow: Taper. "The Program of Co-oprr l ) In tiur Country," Milliard K. Mcy, rs, editor of American .'o-operatlve Journal. Chicago. Taper, "Elements of Succena In Dnlrv Ing." Prof. .1. II. Krandxcn, Uncolii. Neb. 1'aper. "Equity Union tVntrnllird Creamery." P. I.. Hetts. Alwrdren. 1. lilsctisHlon. Usi by II. O. Krnsthers, Alierdeen, 8. IV: H. .. Hnker, Orleans. Neb.; Fred 1 Palmer, Liinon. Colo., and others. Pner. "A Successful Equity Exchange." J. 1. Irsnn. Mott, N. D. Discussion, "Is a Central Selling Agency for Equity-Union Oiain leslralle?'' by delegates. Discussion, "An Eniiltv Union Mi'vlng Agency for iOrt One Hundred Eqiii.y Union Coal and Lumber Yards," led by Fred t. Palmer. I.lmon, Colo. Equity Unl.in AlfHlfa mills. Reports of committees. Election of officers. A "For Sale' ad will turn second-hand furniture Into cash. I ista " A c . if . .....- .., a j -,1 , ;? Geo. L. Denny TWENTY THOUSAND OFFER MADE FOR BINGEN SILK KEARNEY, Neb., Dec. lt.(Spevlnl Telegram.) E. D. tiould of this city has received an offer of $WX) for Rlngen Silk, with a mark of fastest Z-year- old of 1915. Alex, former trotting mare title holder, was also raised by Mr. Gould. Contractor Works Outdoors In All Kinds of Woathor I i ia- jt a n. . ' . i"a i' - A : I 111 , ll"..'l, I I a. J MR. T. VINTIOI'ERRA Exposure to the element has no terror for Mr. Vinci guerra who keeps hie system in condition to resist anel throw off disease germs b the use of Duffy' Pure Mall Whiskey, "I hsvs occasion to use Duffy's Pur Malt Whiskey many times during rainy and slushy weather and con sider It the best preventative from catching cold, or more serious ail ments. I am a general contractor of mason and cement work, supervising my men in heavy downpours of rain to complete outdoor work. On these occasions, when one is cold and wet. the taklns; of Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey as directed Is a preventative; of disease." Fatsey Vlnclguerrli (Contractor), Rockaway Road, Ja maica. N. Y. Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey when taken in tenspoonfnr doses In eiual amounts of water or milk hefors meals and on retiring !nvnrlnblv a-lvea Hie evstem power to throw off and resist coughs, colds, grip, bronchitis and lung troubles. If heepa th body In good general condition because It Is a re.llested liquid food which requires little labor of the digestive organs. Uuffy's adds to the power of resistance and Is oC givat assistance In Oestroylng tho cold breeding germs so prevalent at this season. "Get Duffy's and Keep Well'! Sold In BI:A1J:i noTTt.Ea ONLY. rieware of Imitations. Director. J. W. FHORTHItT. Secretary-Treasurer. SIR HORACE WILL TALK TO FARMERS Co-Operative Grain and Lire Stock State Association Here This Week. GOVERNOR MOREHEAD TO SPEAK Freight rates, railroad claims, audit ing of accounts, fire Insurance and eco nomic sw tenia of marketing and trans porting produce are among the principal subjects to be considered at the conven tion this week In Omaha of the Nebraska Farmers' Co-Operative Grain and Live Stock state association. About COO delegates are expected to at tend. The dates are December, 15, 16 and 17. Prof. Hlbbard of the University of Wisconsin is to be one of the principal speakers, lie is to talk on the market ing of grain and live stock. Prof. Tollea of Chicago is another who is to speak on some specialized subject of interest to these men whose business It is to get the farmers' products to market with tha least possible waste, whether actual loss or whether profits to the middleman. Governor Morehead Is listed as one of the speakers. Sir Horace Plunkett of Dublin, the Irish nobleman and landlord, is to be here to speak to the delegates also on some phase of their work. J. 8. Canaday of Minden is president of the organization. He has been identi fied with this work for a long time, hav- I Ing been secretary of the association for a series of years before he became pres ident. J. W. Shorthlll of York Is secretary treasurer. He has also been Identified with the aseoclation for years, having been secretary for a series of years. Rare and Ancient Jewels Taken from Chicago Institute CHICAGO, Dee. 11. Eluding three watchmen guarding the building, a thief gained entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago on Michigan boulevard early today and escaped with a collection of rare Jewels valued at between $35,000 and 50,000. The collection was the gift of Le Verne W. Noyes, a Chicago manufacturer, In memory of his late wife. It was made up of five pieces, all or ancient French make. It Included a necklace of dia monds and opals, a brooch of dia monds, earrings, a watch, buckle and pendant of opals. Entrance was gained through a sky light on the roof of the building. The thief lowered himself with a rope, made his way to the north wing of the build ing, pried up a glass case containing the collection and retraced his steps. Secretary Newton H. Carpenter of the institute said that the Intrinsic value of the stolen Jewels was between $10,000 and $15,000, but that their associations and probable historical value might bring their worth up to the higher estimate. Headquarters for Practical Gifts eaton & Laier Co. 415-17 South 16th St. Phone Doug. 335 A Few Christmas Gift Suggestions 3ZsfO Reproductions of ISW T? D : i amuus jraiiiui.gs PTKTXCT COFXZS Or WILL urowa oxiS kajitkkfibcbs These pictures are mads by the "aCaaart" Process la Art Xeppjduo. tlon, the prooaaa nsed In making the famous plotnres of the Old Masters Art oolsty. They are the moat per. fact reproductions of the are, and cannot be told from original oil paintings. Thay are stretohed ca canvas and fitted in beaullfnl powder gold finished frames, absolutely guaranteed against tarnishing, isY...95c ie..$1.25 Crawford Tarn Fake. The report that fcam Crawford la to be sold by the Tigers seems to be noth ing more than the ordinary winter fabrication. DISTRICT COURT AT KEARENY MAKES RULINGS KEARNET, Neb., Dec. 11. (Special Telegram.) Motions for new trials were overruled here today hi the cases of Ous Sullwold against the Union Pacific Railroad company, Elijah Stockham against the Farmers' Co-Operative J-Jle-vator company, Harriet Adams against the National Fire Insurance company nnd Kdith Cornstalk against several Kearney saloon keepers. Sullwold got Judgment last week against the railroad fur killing eight head of cattle. Stockham was given a Judgment for the price of undelivered wheat, contracted before the European war and undelivered by the elevator company, while II. Adams will recover for a wheat field destroyed by hail. In the case of Mrs. Cornstalk a Jury found for the defendant saloon keepers. TOM KELLY RANKS HIGH AS INSURANCE SALESMAN Tom 8. Kelly. Omaha agent of the Travelers' Insurance company, has Just been notified by telegraph that he now tanks fifth among 6.000 agents of the company in the United States and Can ada in the amount of paid life Insurance written no far this year. This Is the first time any agent of the company west of i hlcago has ranked among the first ten In the company's annual contest for busi ness. The contest closes January 1 and the highest ten men get gold medals and other honors. WOMAN FATALLY STRICKEN DURING SUNDAY MEETING SVRACUSB, N. T., Dec. 11. (Speclul Telegram.) A heart attack tonight proved fatal to Mrs. Sophia Ryan of this city while attending services at Billy buuday's tabernacle. Two others were ri moved to the emergency hospital In a fainting condition during the services. Brat far oaatlpailsa. Tits best medicine for constipation is Lr. 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