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VOI XLV-NO. 15,1.
OMAHA, TUESDAY MORNING, DKCKMHKU 14, 115 TWELVE PAUKK..
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single copy two cents.
British Official SUtement Announce
Success Against Assaults
of the Sultan's
SHELLING ON THREE DAYS
Attitude of Arabs in Territory is
Declared to Ee Satisfactory.
" VRE RTJSEED
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LONDON, Dee. w. Turkish at
tacks on the British Mesopotamian
army at Kut-El-Aniara have been re
pulsed, It was announced In an of
ficial statement tonight. British rein
forcements are being pushed for
ward. British statement.
The statement is as follows:
"General Townahond reports that
the enemy shelled his position all day
on December 8. The bombardment
continued during the 9th, when the
enemy made desultory assaults from
all Bides. y On the 10th the enemy
Again heavily bombarded Kut-El-Amaha
and developed an attack
against the north front position,
which, however, was not pressed.
helllnsr f Rfnrwril.
"On December 11 the bombardment was
renewed and two attacks were made on
the north front, which were repulsed with
heavy loaa to the enemy. Since then
there haa been leas activity.
"The attitude of the Arabs is reported
"The reinforcement are being pushed
f Arab Band Beaten.
The defeat of an Arab band In an en
gagement with a British reconnolterlng
party on the Slnat peninsula Is announced
In an official statement Issued at Cairo,
Egypt, says a Reuter dispatch from that
city, today, which transmits the state
ments as follows:
"A band of 300 hostile Arabs was
routed on Saturday by a British recon
nolterlng force in the vicinity of
Matiah. on the Slnat peninsula. The
Arabs, thirty-five of whom were killed
and seven captured, were driven east
ward. The British casualties were six
teen hilled and three officers and fif
teen man wounded."
Jhe Suffered Pain
by Fall from Car
.... ; i
AMIR. UCIIlin A 4 1 1 3 I til, I. .i.i inunn
Science practitioner, testified In Judge
English's court yesterday In her $10,000
personal Injury damage suit against the
street railway company, that she "suf
fered severe pain in the ankle and face."
after being thrown from a street car at
Park,, avenue and Leavenworth streets,
Mrs. Kllsworth will be cross-examined
today by counsel for the street railway
The case is of wide Interest to believers
In the Christian Science faith owing to
he fact that the question whether Chris
tian Bclentlsts may recover damages for
alleged pain and suffering Is nt issue.
Mrs. Ellsworth sets forth in her peti
tion that she has been earning W0 a
month aa a Christian Science practi
BERLIN, Deo. It (By Wireless to
Payvllle.) Automobile tires of artificial
rubber are now being made In Ger
many, the Overseas News agency says.
In his address to the Reichstag last
week Chancellor von Bethmann-Hollweg
said German inventors had discovered a
method of producing synthetlo rubber.
"The Frankfurter Zeltung now an
nounces that at almost the same hour
that the chancellor's statement was
made," the news agency says, "a fac
tory succeeded In working this rubber
into tires which will wear for a year."
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Por Omaha. Council Blurra ana Vicinity
Fair; rising temperature.
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lieflclency for the day
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Reports froaa Btatloaa at T P. M.
Ptatlon and state Temperature Rain
of Weather. T n u
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. iicciiuc, jjnrujr uuuay,, JO 44
(Davenport, clear U 14
?enver, clear 4: to
Mts Moinea. clear 24 ao
.andex. Partly cloudy XI xx
North H-ute, clear 32 4i
Omaha, clear l
(Pueblo, clear 4 60
Haold citv. cloudy a w
ttlt lJWe City, cloudy... 4& Co
hnnta e, clear ... 54 W
t-herldan, clear Id 24
Hioux City, clear 24
.Valentine, partly cloudy. 20 34
1 indicates trace or prK Ipftatiun.
. I . WtlAll, Ldjci Foreiter.
BARON ERICH ZWEIDINEK VON SOUDENHORST,
Austrian charge d'affaires, who represents his government
at Washington in the present crisis.
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Bequest for Permit for West Center
Turned Down After Hearing
PLACE IS GIVEN A BLACK EYE
The County board Monday refused
a liquor license for 5617 Center street
requested by P, V. Bobbins, alleged
employe of Ford and Graham, after
testimony bad been presented that
the place had been run as a "road
house," where drunken men .and
women gathered nights and Sundays.
Attorney John O. Yelier, representing
residents of the neighborhood who pro
tected against the granting of a license
for 1816, declared he had evidence that
Margaret Tangncy, 20 years old, who
wn found dead in the Ssvoy hotel Sun
day morning, had been taken from the
Center street roadhoune Faturdiy night.
This evidence he was willing to submit
to tho authorities, he said.
Ford and Graham, who now hold the
license for G017 Center street, were con
victed by a jury in police court of op
erating their saloon In Omaha after
hours during the last Ak-Sar-Ben fes
tival. Mrs. Ida Jensen. 1919 South Fifty-third
street, testified that she and members
of her family had written on slips of
paper numbers of automobiles' ahe
had seen standing In front of the road
house. The numbers were not made pub
lic. She told of seeing a young woman
come from the roadhouse. Intoxicated,
and get Into an automobile with the as
sistance of two 4nen and a chauffeur.
J. J. Grabow, a grocer, declared he
had seen an Intoxicated woman thrown
Into an automobile ty the proprietor of
Former County Commissioner O. J.
Pickard testified that the place had been
run as an Illegal "roadhouse."
- The protestants charged in their peti
tion that women have been carried from
the roadhouse to automobiles, Intoxl
oated. with their hair disheveled and
ltobblns, who applied for the license,
failed to appear.
Rest of the Pacific
Mail Fleet Bought
NEW YORK, Dec. 13.-The American
International Corporation, controlled by
Interests connected with the National City
bank and other prominent financiers, to
day announced the purchase of the en
tire remaining fleet of the Pacific Mall
Steamship company, consisting of aeven
In this venture the corporation has se
cured the co-operation of Wllliani R.
Urace A Company, Importers and export
ers between tlio I'nlted Ktates and South
America, who are represented on the
board of the New International corpora
tion. Incidentally by the step the laat fleet
of vessels under the I'nited Slates flaf
on the Pacific ocean will not suffer com
EARN NINETY THOUSAND
riURHInnR Xr,,l TWO ll Thmnk I
the efforts of Ihp Harvard Students'
Employment bureau. undergrad
uates were able to add a total of f.0b0
to their Incomes last year tu various vo
cations which did not Interfere with
their studies. The total earninga, an
nounced today, however, showed a de
crease of tn.OuO over the previous year, j
aue, it was claimed, to the action of th
faculty In abolishing- tutoring during the
WILL COMBAT ALL
Insurance Men Hold Preliminary
. Meeting to Be Prepared
MANY STATES NOW. IN LINE
An. organization of Insurance men
of the state to combat the Institution
of state insurance wherever such a
proposition comes up is to be formed
A preliminary meeting of over fifty
insurance men of Omaha was held
at noon at the Commercial club
rooms. Mark T. McKee of, Detroit,
secretary-treasurer of the National
Council of Insurance Federation
Executives, addressed the men pres
ent on the work of the national or
ganisation of which the state or
ganisation to be formed here Is to
be a part.
Fourteen or fifteen state in the union
now have such organizations, and a
dozen more are on the point of forming
For Better I nderatandlaa;.
Delegates present at the meeting said
the object of the organisation Is to create
a better understanding of insurance in
all its branches, and that the organisa
tion would co-operate with commercial
clubs, labor federations, and business
organisations of all kinds to this end.
They pointed out also that they hone to
be influential in aiding good legislation
in the various statea as well aa opposing
that which they consider bad, aa for ex
ample, the institution of state insurance.
O. II. Clancey, former Insurance com
missioner of Nebraska, presided at the
meeting. John T. Yates was made chair
man of a committee on organization.
The committee is as follows: John T.
Yates, representing fraternal insurance;
B. II. Robison, representing life Insur
ance companies (home); Franklyn Mann,
representing life companies (eastern);
Guy II. Cramer, representing casualty
companies; F. T. B. Martin, representing
fire Insurance companies, (eastern);
Charles O. Talmage. representing fire
Insurance, (home); W. E. Btraub, farm
mutuala; E. J. Falconer, health and ac
cident; E. II. Lulkhart, surety. '
The committee will meet at the call
of Chairman Yates, when tentative con
stitution and bylaws are to be drawn.
Arrangements are then to be made for
a large meeting of organisation with In
surance men from all parts of the state
Oklahoma Hank Robbed.
DEPEW. Okl.. Iec. 13. The First Na
tional bank of Uepew was robbed of
more than 14.000 this afternoon by masked
bandits. Pomes pursued the robbers.
For the Kiddies
The Dee is fain making'
a lot of little ones happy
by fivin? away each
week one of those big
handsome dollf the
kind the girl yearns for
and dreamt of some day
Cut Out the Pictures
ENGLAND WILL BUY
iucKenna Tells Commons British
GoTernment to Purchase at Mid
dle Price Without Com-
Be Paid for in Five-Year
Fire Per Cent Exchequer
ASSERTS MATTER IS URGENT
LONDON. Dec. 13. The British
government has decided to purchase
American securities, paying for them
in five-year 5 per cent exchequer
bonds. The chancellor of N the ex
chequer, Reginald McKenna, made
this announcement . in the House of
Commons today. He said the gov
ernment was willing to buy such
American dollar securities as were
suitable at the middle American
price of the day, without brokerage
'Won't llarnas t'. . Markt.
Mr. McKenna assured the House of
Commons nothing would be done to ha
rass the American market In connection
with mobilization of American securities
or to Injure American financial Interests
here. He believed there was available a
sufficient amount of securities to main
tain exchange with New York.
Estimates of the amount of American
and Canadian securities held In this
country, varied, he continued, from S.HI0,
000,000 to $400,000,000 to as high as $T00,-
000.000 to two, 000, 000.
' This was the chancellor's reply to a re
quest that he take steps to put an end
to rumors that a compulsory loan might
Mr. McKenna said that a large gather
ing of . leading Institutions directly con
cerned had unhesitatingly approved the
proposal, apparently making Its success
Mte nf Ovnrf,
In closing he declared Impressively, "I
look upon the acceptance of my proposals
aa a matter of urgency."
Replying to criticisms and suggestions,
Mr. McKenna said he desired to make
It absolutely clear that there was no
Intention to awamp the American market
with vast masses of securlttea. The gov
ernment Intended to hold the securities
In order to deal In them he added and
primarily they would be used as col
French and British
Entirely Expelled .
BERLIN. Dec. 1I.-(Bt Wlrrlui
Sayvllle.) The French and British hv
been entirely expelled from Macedonian
territory, it is orriclally announced today
by German army headauartera th ,H.
vanclng army under General Todoroff
occupying Dolran and Glevgell. It Is de
clared that two British divisions were
nearly wiped out during the advance.
LONDON. Deo. IS. The actual lh
drawal of the Greek army from the path
of the allied forces which am minoiii..
on Balonlkl Is said to have been effected.
A Kcuter s telegram filed In Athens yes
Aa a result of the aareament hwn
the Greek general staff and the allied
generals the division of the Greek army
which has been stationed at Langasa
has been withdrawn to Krres, about firty
miles northeast of Salonlkl. The sone
between Balonlkl and Doran haa hn
left free for movements f the allied
"The allied mllltarv airthnrltu. ..
took over a portion of the customs houu
of Grain Ard Far
Above the Eecord
FORT WILLIAM. Ont.. Tlec 1SHIln-
ments of grain by steamer from the
heads of the lakes eastward since Sep
tember 1 reached 162,000,000 bushels, of
Which 1T7.000.U00 bushels waa wheat It
was said today. The greatest total ship
ments of grain through these ports from
any previous season was In 1913, when
128.000.01i0 bushels of all grains were
shipped between September 1 and the
close of navigation.
WI.VNIl'EU. MUn.. Dec. 13-Desplte
the speed with which grain was moved
east to lake ports and forwarded on
boats this year. It was estimated today
that there still remains 126,0),0u0 bush
els of wheat to move over the all-rail
Trial of Mrs.Mohr
Set for January 11
PROVIDENCE. Dec. U.-The trial of
Mrs. Elizabeth F. Mohr. und.r lHint.
ment as an accessory he for a th r in
connection with the murder of her hus-
oana, ur. c. Franklin Mohr at Barring
ton, R. I., on August 11 last and three
negroes IndVted for the murder of lr.
Mohr. was set today to begin January
11. The court denied Mrs. Mohr'a peti
tion for a separate trial.
The National Capital
- Moaday, December IS, 1010.
Met at noon.
Republican committee assignments were
Benalor Kenyon proposed to tax munu
facturers of munitions and to iruhibtt
pasitengers on munition ships.
fenator ChamtMrlain introduced a bill
for military training of citizens
Adjourned at S p. m. unUI noon Thurs
day. Th lloaa.
Not in session; meets Tuesday.
lmocrata caucus tonight on extending
the emergency war tax law.
M r. Tillman Contrasts Positions
Taken by Bryan and Roosevelt
WASHINGTON. H. C. 1 ec. ll-le-daring
William J. Bryan as "simply
obsessed'' and Theodore Roosevelt as
"the giant In 'Mother G.mh.' ' t hali
man Tillman of the nava; committee ad
dressed the senate today on national de
fense and assailed what he characterized
a the greed of private manufacturers of
Senator Tillman upheld Secretary
Daniels' administration of the Navy de
partment and characterized aa "simply
outrageous' critics of the department,
numbering among them former Secre
"The question of prepareilnesa requires
grave consideration and prompt action,"
said ir-nator Tillman. "There are all
sorts o. opinions and advice from all
quarters good, bad and not only unwise,
but unthinkable of adoption, except by
wild men from borneo.
"Mr. Bryan, tho evangel of peace at
IS GIVM A BOOST
Nebraska State Irrigation Associa
tion Gives Endorsement to
Flood Water Project.
ASKS HELP OF GOVERNMENT
The trl-county Irrigation project
of Nebraska, which contemplates a
big ditch to lead the flood waters of
the Platte upon the soil of Gosper,
Phelps and Kearney counties to sup
plement the rainfall In these aeml
arld regions, was heartily endorsed
by the Nebraska State Irrigation as
sociation at its sixth annual conven
tion at Bridgeport, Neb. It is pointed
out that this scheme could in no way
Infringe upon the rights of any other
irrigation project, since it contem
plates using only the flood waters
that otherwise go to waste and sim
ply help to swell the destructive
floods of the lower Mississippi. They
favored a federal appropriation for
Fred Beckman. member of the Board of
Public Lands, came In for a little scoring
In that he Is quoted as being opposed to
the investing of a portion of the per
petual school funds In Irrigation bonds of
Irrigation districts. His reported opposi
tion to such Investment was denounced
as unreasonable, unfair and unjust dis
crimination against that portion ot the
state where such bonds are issued.
1'ot It l l to I nclt Ham.
The resolutions further recommended
that the federal government at once take
advantage of a good prospective reservotr
slte near Uurnsey, AVyo., to build a reser
voir, where waters could be stored and
liberated at will In such a way aa to save
time, while at the same time an electrical
power plant could be built there to fur
nish electrical power to western Nebraska
and central Nebraska at a nominal cost.
The convention urged upon the federal
government the early completion of the
irrigation project for which certain lands J
i iu in uiu imv morv mmi it?n
(Continued on I'age Three, Col. Three.)
Live Stock Rates
East of Mississippi
WABHIN.QTON, D. C, Dec. lS.-tlen-eral
readjustment of live stock rates i
north of the Ohio add Potomac rivers
snd east of the Mississippi was author
ized today by the Interstate Commerce
commission. Many increases were au
thorised. The commission's decision says it la
estimated the additional revenues to the
roads will be several hundred thousand
dollars a year.
Proposals to make certain changes in
rates on packing house products were
disapproved, the commission pointing out
that Its investigation of rates on live
stoca, fresh meats and packing house
products west of the Mississippi river,
now under way, may have a re littlouahlp
on the rates Involved In the eastern case
and that they may hereafter require an
Murder of Yuan
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 13. Announce
mint was made today that the Chinese,
Chamber of Commerce of Portland had
cabled Its vigorous protest to the Chin- ;
ee assembly against the proposed
change from a republican to a monarch,
lean form of government in China. At
a meeting of the chamber la-t night,
a number of addreases wus made, and
sentiment was unanimous for contlnu-.
unce of the republic,
"It Is our opinion," said Iee Hong, I
president of the chamber. "that the ,
Chinese people will never permit the
reactionary program to be carried out
We fully expect to aes Yuan Kill Kal as
The Day's War News
HI l-Ca A HI A N TROOP are new
Mllhlai five mllrs of Ihr lirtrk
border la Serbia, a Noloulkl d la
pat eh Mil,
A T 1 1 K S XKWIHirKR declares
that lireek Iroopa are mot las; I.
war4 the Serbia border al a polat
where Halsarlaa troops are sire,
parlaa to rriwa the bouadary Hit
aaa that the tireka apparratly la
ir a d lo dlapata the rroaalnai.
ITALIAN Hi Milt; II OK 11KFI TIKI
dra salalatry, awl to 40,
SI UMtHINKS OK Tealuulo powers
to dale have ttilt Bo ships, a
aewa Upalrb froaa Strrlla r-rlara.
any price, la bitterly opposed to any and
all increase. He seems to be simply
obsessed on this subject and haa lost his
usual poise. Kx-I'resldent Roosevelt, on
tho other hand, who snorts and roars
like a veritable bull of Bashan, poses
as the go.l ot war and clamors for a
very large stnnding army and great re
serves, lie reminds one of the giant
In 'Mother Ooosc.'
" 'Fe, fl, fo. fum.
I smell the blood of a German man,
Be he alive, or be he dead,
I'll grind his bones to make my
Tho senator said he real. zed the ne
cessity for a greater army, but that tne
navy, "our first line of defense," should
"The country ought to regard ss a
public enemy any senator or member of
congress who tries to delay or thwart
this purpose," Senator Tillman declared.
FOR GAP. MEET
Windy City and St. Louis Seem to
Have Best Chance of Captur
ing Convention. '
i RESULT IS STILL IN DOUBT
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Deo. 13. (Spe
cial Telegram.) Two cities tonight
lead for recognition by the national
republican committee In which the
convention of that party shall be
held, Chicago and St. Louis, and Chi
cago seems to have a little the best
In both argument and votes, although
St. Louis is putting up. a game fight
and the result is still ln,doubt.
When the national republican league
convened today, Victor Rose water filed
his credentials aa a delegate appointed
by O. W. Wattles, president of the Ne
braska State Republican league, Luther
Drake being present as a delegate
designated by Harry 8. Byrne, president
of the MoKInley club. Mrs. Edward
Porter Peck, Mrs. Frank Hamilton and
Mrs. Archibald Smith of Omaha are In
Washington as delegates to the Antt
loon league, which convened today, and
are gueats at the Khoreham.
twdy Karri Miles,
Coolnel W. F. Cody (Bufralo Bill) and
Oeneral Nelson Miles were brought face
to face today through the cleverness ot
Kdltor Rosewater.of The Bee. The old
warriors were going in opposite direc
tions without seeing one another. Mr.
Ilosewater took hold of Mr. Miles and
forced hla way through the arowd in the'
; lobby. of the WHUroV brought the . com
rades ' of Indian warfare face to face.
It was gome meeting. ,
Philadelphia Oat ot Hare.
Philadelphia la considered virtually out
of the race for the convention. Chicago
still Is a contender, but there is oppo
sition to that city because It wss the
scene of the 1911 split.
Sentiment began to develop In the
committee today In favor of holding the
republican convention before the dem
ocrats meet to choose their presidential
randldate. The democratic convention
will begin In Bt. Louis June 14.
The committee will meet In formal
session here tomorrow to deride the time
and place for holding the republican
Members who want an early conven
tion favor having the party get all the
political advantage It can by holding the
first convention. Those who favor a date
after the democratic convention contend
the republican party should not frame
its line of attack until, the democrats
have made their nomination.
Turks Suffer from
LONDON, Dee.- IS. Winter weather In
the Dardanelles la proving to be a
severe test for the Australians and Turks
alike. Reuter's correspondent st this
front reports that the first blizzard of
early December found the Turks entirely
unprepared. It was necessary for them
to evacuate several positions, as the
trenches were flooded.
Tho bodies of several Turkish soldiers,
as well as a number of dead mules, were
washed down Into the allied trenches.
Prisoners taken by the Australians were
poorly clad, and, the correspondent says,
reported the Turklnh troops were on half
rations, ponding an Improvement In their
The colonial troops, Including th
Maoris from New Zealand, withstood tho
cold, although many of them had never
seen snow before. The British authorities
believe, that owing to their hardy phys
ical physique and excellent equipment,
the colonials will get througli the winter
in satisfactory conditions.
Turkish activities recently hnve been
comparatively unimportant. Much attacks
as have been made have been pushed.
Revere weather Is expected throughout
January and February.
Prize Fight Film
Law Declared Valid
WASHINGTON, Dec. U.-The supreme
court today held constitutional the law of
1912. under which It la unlawful to linjoit
moving picture films of prise fights for
purpose of exhibition. The decision was
announced In a suit arising over the ex
clusion at Newark, N. 1 . of a film of ths
Wlllard-Johnson fight at Havana.
Salandra is Given
Vote of Confidence
HOME, Dec, U.-( Via Paris) During
the debate In the Chamber of Deputies,
which preceded adoption of the bill giv
ing full financial power to the govern
ment for six months Premier Salandra
raised the question of the Chamber's
confidence in the government. A vote
of confidence was adopted by S'l to 40.
GREEK POSITION .
Xing; Constantino Begins. Withdrawing-
His Troops from the
Zone Where Entente and
Teuton. Will Meet
BRITONS LANDING AT KAVALA
Rumor that Detachments of Serbians
Have Been Brought from Al
bania to Saloniki.
RUSSIANS DEFEAT THE PERSIANS
LONDON, Dec. 13. The difficult
effort of Greece to maintain neutral
ity In the face of the allied retreat on
Saloniki and the pursuit of Bulgar
ians and German continues to be the
chief matter of interest at the entente
capitals. The latest decision ot
Greece, according to Athens dis
patches, Is to withdraw all consider
able bodies of its troops Impartially
from danger ot contact with entente
troops in Saloniki and the Germanic
allies on the northern front, leaving
only small groups of soldiers for po
Whatever .the future holds for Greece
Its effort to clear Its position toward the
belligerents seemingly disposes of sny
Idea that the allied forces on Greek ter
ritory are to occupy a privileged posi
tion with anything In the nature of open
v The Greek army at Saloniki is to be
reduced Immediately In numbers to ss-
sure liberty of action to the entente
troops there. At the same time OreeK
soldiers along the railway will to with-'
drawn to avoid complications whenever
Germans. Auatrians or Bulgarians enter
e tier mans la Maeedoala.
So far as Is known the hard-fought
attacks on the British In Macedonia thus
far have been delivered entirely by Bui- '
garlans without German assistance. A
dispatch to the Times says the Bulga
rians left more than S.0U0 dead or s
wounded on the field after two aasaults
on the British line.
"On the second attack," the dispatch
continues, "our combined firs of artil
lery, rifles and rapld-flrera was opened
on the advancing masses at a range of
about 00 yards. The Bulgarians faced
the murderous hall at a run tor Mr)
yards, then broke Into flight, which
quickly became a helterskelter rout."
The possibility of various flanking
movements through Greek territory i
opened y the Greek 'decision to perm.t
the country to become a field for tli
belligerents. It Is rumored, for example,
that British troops already are landing
at Kavala and that the first detachments
ot eierblana have been brought aroumt
fmm Durasso, Albania, to Saloniki.
Allies Patrol Greek Coasts.
Allied squadrons continue to pay cloto
attention to the Greek coasts and re
strictions on Greek commerce are una
bated. In other fields of activity there are
few developments of large Importance.
Russian troops have defeated Persian,
rebels at Aveh and are now nearlng
Hainadan. Allied troops are still carry
ing on successful operations against Tur
kish troops In the Hea ot Marmora.
On the western front minor successes
are reported for British artillery and air
CONFIRMED BY SENATE
"WASHINGTON, Deo. 13.-Secretary
I -an sing's appointment was confirmed to
day by the senate. The secretary has been
serving under a recess appointment given
while congress was In adjournment.
THE WANT AD WAY
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USED A II
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All night RwriM.
Sid yon ever stop to figure
Just how assay checks you've seat, '
To pay your frlead the landlord
Wnea he alts ywu for the rentf
Did tt ever snake you sorry,
aCake you ouss yourself and groas
That the suoney you bars tossed away,
Would bay yourself a hornet
Why don't you look throug-h Be Wast
You'll find bargains thers eaoh day,
Ton won't cuss your luck tomorrow
If you use the Waal Ad way.
The Omaha Bee always carries tho
heat Ileal Ktat offerings of the day-
if you wish to buy Real Estate of a'iv
kind, be sure and read the Por r'a e
Beat Kstate ads in The Bee,
If you wish to sell Real Kstate; ad
vertise it in The Omaha Bee; you ar
sure to get results.
Telephone Tyler 1000 and put your
Til OMASA BIB.
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