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TllC I3EK: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 0, 1916.
AMERICANS ARE IN
ManchMtcr Guartndian Wirai Brit
oni that They Will Init on
Rightt at Sea. .
ISSUE OLD AS THE NATION
.LONDON. Feb. 8. The Man
chester Guardian. In an editorial, aug
gesta that Viscount Bryce, formerly
British ambassador to tha United
States, or Arthur J. Balfour, flrat
lord of the admiralty, be ant to the
Vnited States with full powers to ad
Just the blockade controversy with
tte gorernmpnt in Washington. It
pobJlshea a statement from Its Lon
don correspondent to the effect that
peopl close in touch with Anglo
American affairs express the opinion
tlat some such step should be taken.
(Contln'iM from Pa One.)
nrU;fr donwi. Then I'll promFwi-Hifri
will be no Invasion."
Cites Tot Mlllloa Frsr.
Sir. Pornblsser ssid farmers
wsr behlni a resolution ha prsssntwl.
dnamlln economy In tha pn1Itur of
funds, opposing an Increase for an army
or navy, approving a reasonable aipenfll
tura for coast fusrds and submarines
and objecting to a large standing army
or compulsory military service.
Miss Field attributed tha oppoaltion U
preparedneia reported to exist In tha mid
41 west to tha advent of western women
In politics. They erallsed tha need of
money for eonatrnetlve things, aha said,
mora than for war. Una disputed an aa
aertton of Senator Hitchcock that wars
came without warning as a result of great
national caUstrophee or wrongs.
"They are spontaneous only to those
who do tha flgtitlng," she said. "The
espltstlsts and militarist know' when
they are coming. Tha records ef tha
ine uuaruian aaja vn H.ux.. , waf wU ,hW thit th control
question ia being pressed throughout Ung classes knew as long aa two year
before almost to a day when the first
move would bo wads."
Maya Farters Opposed.
John A. MeSparln of Fumaoe, r.,
representing the Pennsylvania Btats
Oranca and a member of tha legislative
the United States ao less persistently
than is the Lnsitanla question and
with ' the dispute regarding the
phraseology to be employed by Ger
many once settled, exclusive attention
wlll be given to the blockade matter, leommlttea of tha National Orange, de-
ciarra mo iirowri u ui wmi www
acslnst any unusual Increase In appro
priations for tha army, and navy.
"Tha rank and tile tn thle country."
he said, "are not afraid that they are
going to be eaten up by some foreign
nation. The fear of war seems to be
taking hold of our people. Where have
all our millions for defense gone? If the
The Guardian dwells upon the fact
mat the British people are puzzled
that purely trade subjects should
cteate as much excitement as the
question of human life and says:
"British opinion has perltentljr over
CHINOOK MELTING THE SNOW
Warn Breezes Start. in the Pacifio
Northwest Flay Baroo in the
SAID TO BE CO KINO THIS WAT
SEATTLE, Wash., Peb. The much
dreaded Chinook wind, a warm breesa
which eweepa the snow from tha hills
like magic, begsn In the Caarade moun
tains earlr today and tha rallroaJa using
the mountain passea war confronted
with tha danger of avalanchef, while In
tha lowlands danger of floods became
Reports from the mountains today eald
a warm rain began falling lata laat night.
The rapid melting of tha anow, which I
mora than thirty feat deep tn the pa see,
wsa felt almost Immediately.
At l o'clock thla morning, an avalanch
blocked the line of the Chicago. Mil
waukee A St. Paul near Keechelu on
the eaat slope of the mountains. The east
bound passenger train which left Seattle
last night, had already passed, and West
bound trains Immediately were ordered
held at Rasfon until the line was cleared.
The extent of the elide waa not known.
The Northern Pectflo line waa still open
early today and operating officials were
hopeful of preventing a blockade. Crews
have been sent Into the mountain ready
for any 'emergency.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ourney were
killed here last night when an avalanche
of mud and rock overwhelmed them as
they sought to escape from their home
at the foot of a bloff.
Mrs. W. II.
EDO A ft, Neb.. Feb.
. fl pedal.) Mrs.
W. H. Graham died at her home Id .Ed
gar yesterday afternoon, aged S7 year.
Mrs. rOaham came to Edgar with her
, 1 ,V ,Z ,h.7orm. I Zr hbu"" appropriated have Mf. M(1 Mrl, mbotlt forty.
LTJl .U, lZZ s " b"n t0T ot th countrr' 'one year. ago. Bh. leave, a husband, two
LTTVrV? .1 ' JZ'Z Z Z "' "" ot 'nm'm "n" CB 'dadghter. and two ons. several later.
states has net. and both then and now
the United States government regards It
s' as the natural champion of neutral
rights. It Is Impossible to exaggerate the
Influence of these historic facts on Amer
"Peoondly, it will be remembered that
at tha conference of Palis fifty years ago
which abolished privateering, the United
fctatea refuse in a tree, on tha ground
that, although the abolition might aid the
cauee of humanity, in war. It favored tha
great naval power, of tha world at the"
expense of tha powers with a large mer
cantile marine but a small navy. Some
thing of this principle Infuenrea Amer
ica' attitude toward Germany's use of
the submarine aa an Instrument of war."
Asnorlea aPeopta la Baraost.
The Guardian declare, that the con
trovert touches one of the strongest cur
rents of American history with which
Great Britain must deal, and that while
there la little conservatism among the
American people, in no other country In
the world Is the force of tradition in the
ennduct of foreign relations ao strong.
"Wa take a very grave view of the dif
ficulties Into which the whole of thla con
troversy may lead us," eay. the Guar
"There Is great work to be dona, and
it Is work that cannot be done too soon."
the newspaper sajr in conclusion. "This
Is n;t merely a problnnt of the war. It
may affect tha whale future of the Eng
lish speaking people."
The first Is that the critical and ev.n.wil nrov- ,h.( ... ,.-- BoW croDOted
hostile sftltude of th American navy to- to b Bfmnt w, ,pint properiy for do
ward tlrltish sea pocr. e well aa the'fnieT Elth.r has been putting
thecrles on which It le hssed. Is almost ju ft upous bluff In this country, or
as old as the American nstlon Itself. tm thr m 6tm ,(snt more , this
ur lest war with the United Hates arose subject than we know."
out of what waa regarded by America as other representative, of the National
an abuse of our power at sea. We have Orange and Farmers' union also voiced
forgotten the details, but the Lnitea what they' said waa the opposition of
farmera to great army and navy appropriations.
Eleven Men to Try
Mrs, Ida Meyer on
Charge of Murder
W1NTEP.8ET, la., Feb. (.-Before a
jury compoeed of only eleven men, the
giving of teetlmony waa begun her laie
today In the case of Mrs. Ida Meyer, the
60-year-old woman charged with com
plicity In the murder of her daughtar-itv-law
After nearly exhausting a panel of
eeventy-elx v veniremen, the Jury finally
waa completed about the middle of the
afternoon. However, one of the Jurymen,
J. I LsUhllum. waa excused at. the last
minute with the conaet of counsel for
both aide. The entire, trial will be con
ducted before only eleven Jurymen.
This la believed to be the first time tn
the history of Iowa that a criminal trial
haa been conducted before any but a full
Jury. Some doubt, have been expresaed
as to the censtltuUonaJty of tha pro
That unfriendly relations existed be
tween Mrs. Meyer and her daughter-hu
la w and Mrs. Meyer at one time said
over the telephone she wished her daugh
ter-in-law dead, will be brought out tn
the testimony offered by the state, ac
cording to the opening remarks of Phil B.
WUkerson, county attorney.
The defence announced that suicide waa
the eause of the young Mrs. Meyer's)
death. Charles Clayton, father of the
murdered bride of only a few months,
took the stand late today, charged that
him daughter had bean murdered and told
of finding the body.
Mra. Fred Mayer, the daughter-in-law,
was found dead with a bullet wound in
her head on July X, 1918, at her home on
a farm near here. A revolver was at ber
atde. Hr husband haa bean convicted
ot second degree murder and sentenced
to fifteen years tn the penitentiary, but
U Out on bond pending aa appeal. Mrs
Meyer, the defendant, la reputed to be
and brothers. Arrangements for the fa
neral and burial have not yet been made,
FAIR.BURT, Neb., Feb. I. (Special.)
The funeral ervicee of the late B. Con
nail were held at the aCthollo church in
thla city Monday, Rev. Father J. J. Carey
officiating. Deceased waa born in County
Cavan, Ireland, February U, 1834. He
moved to Nebraska In 188S, locating' In
this county. Just eaat of Falrbury. He
married Miss Anna Redmond in Illinois
In IMS and to this onion one eon. ePter
J., waa born. Mr. Connelt died eight
yenre aro and since then the deceased
had made hie home with hi eon. Mr.
Conneil waa a member of the bullldng
committee that erected the first Ceth
ollo church In Falrbury. He was awtfve
tn all puhlte affairs and had a large cir
cle of acquaintances In this county.
Loss and Capture
Of Western Trench
BEnLJN. Feb. l-By Wireless to ay
vllle.) Aactive fighting on the French
front, south of the river Homme, waa
announced today by German army head
Quarters. In the course of the engage
ment the Germane lost a small section of
one of the trenches they had conquered,
but afterward retook the position by
The main attack by the French, which
had been prepared by heavy artillery
fire, wae repulsed, the announcement
An attack by a German air aqiiad on
the railroad station at Foperinghe, Bel
gium, and on British cam pa between
Poperinghe and Dtxmuda, I. reported in
the official bulletin. The German air
men had several combats with hostile
aeroplane., but returned without having
suffered any losses.
PARI a, Feb. S.-(!a London.)Tha fol
lowing: statement 'was given 'put this
afternoon at the war office: ,
"South of the Somme, between ixy
and Chaulnes, our artillery cannonaded
'In the Argonne we exploded a small
mine at B. Hubert and three mines at
"Over the rest of the front the night
EVENLY DIVIDED DELEGATION
DEMANDED IN SOUTH DAKOTA
PIERRE, 8. D.. eFb. (.(Special Tele
gram.) The action of the election com
mittee of the two houaea. In asking leave
to report primary bflta tonight Is sn In
dication that the members generally ex
pect to be back home for next Sunday
and that they will get clear by Friday
night. From this time on the houses will
mark time generally except when they
gather to vote on the few bills which wtll
be presented to meet the situation.
While the member, are marking time
the political power that be are busy. H.
C. Shober la tnlslstent that none be al
lowed to go upon the delegation to the
national convention at Chicago except
tried and true progressive, who will stand
for Cummins aa long aa there la a show
and If Cummins fail, then for some
other progressive of the same stamp.
But there I. a strong sentiment among
.it.. i..i1!m hmmHlvM that h.rtniinv '
Is desired In the state, and they Insist
that the delegation be divided and that
the stalwarts placed upon I shall be such
that no question can be raised as to their
stalwart sympathies, and their right to
vote in the convention.
George Egan promisee to Invade the
camp tomorrow night and tell the votere
who come out to near mm - juei now
polltlea ia run In tha state" and the party
leaders will continue their efforta toward
harmony eo far aa It can be eecured.
Burns is Leading
CEDAR RAPIDS. Ia., Feb. g.-Wlth a
high score ot (35 pine William Burns of
Cedar R&fids at noeVI today was leading
In the individual clash in the state bowl
tng tournament being held here. The
nearest man to him was Charles Morrison
of De. Moinea. with M ptna.
A. B. Johnson and Willi Manahal of
Waterloo continued to lead tn the doubles
with 1,163 pins. The Fort Dodge IRIS
champion, were in the lead for the five
WASHINGTON. Feb. . (Special Tele-
frem.) Postmastera appointed: Vernal,
'erklns county. 8. P., Mrs. Addi O.
Goodrich, vice Mrs. Mae Aylesworth. re
signed; Golden Prslrie, Irm!e county,
VVyo.. Mrs. Uzzle M. PePruyn, vice Mrs.
Msv B. Rood, resigned.
(iaude C. Beale of Omaha has been
appointed a guard at the United Mates
penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kan.
Makes Pure Blood
Purify your blood by taking Hood'e
Saraaparilla. This medicine has been and
still is the people's medicine because of
Ita reliable character and Its wonderful
aucoea. in the treatment of the common
diseases and ailments scrofula, catarrh,
rheumatism, dyspepela, loss of appetite,
that tired feeling, general debility.
Hood'. Barsaparllla has been tested
forty year. Get It today. Advertisement.
Auto of Lusitania
Victim to Bo Sent
to General Joffro
rNDIANAPOUS. Ind.. Feb. (.-General
Joseph Joffre, commander of the French
armies, soon will be presented with an
American automobile for hie personal
use, according to plana of Mrs. K. Bltsh
Thompson, widow of a Seymour, Ind.,
man, who was lost when tha Liusltanla
was torpedoed. Mrs. Thompson has
brought the car to Intdenapolis, where
it is being overhauled, preparatory to
shipping It to France. Me. Thompson
sys the car was a favorite of her hue-
land'a, and she thought cieneral Joffre
would "make tha best poeslble use of It.
Another high administration official
atd that the case could not be consid
ered finally eettled, but that it was hoped
a settlement might be reached during the
cnforence between Secretary Lansing
and the German ambassador, although
that wa. not absolutely certain. It was
understood that the exact wording of tha
rominiinlcaitlon submitted by Count Von
Jlernstorff was not In entire accord with
tn vK-we ot the president and the
Fight Oil Firo
HOUSTON, Tex., Feb. L-Neariy 1.000
men tsttled todsy with an oil fire on the
Stevenson tract at Humble. The loss aeon
afur tha blase started was estimated at
fcA.OCtt. A driller named Hancock and a
helper named Watt were severely burned.
United States Asks
WASinNOTON, Feb, l-Tfas TTWtad
State haa asked for the extradition of
Hlppollle Vltla, General Villa's brother,
to answer an Indictment hi Texas, charg
ing complicity in cutting the Una of the
Kouthern Pectflo railway, near El Paso,
In December. In an attempt to hamper
the movement of Carransa forces through
American territory to attack Villa forces
In Mexico. Villa has been arrested la
ENLARGING RED CROSS
WABHINOTON. reb. I.-Mabel T.
Boardman of the American Red Cross,
before the house military committee
today urged provisions in the army bill
for co-ordination ef Red Croaa work.
Authority should be given the secretary
of war, she aald, to dtall additional o(
lirs to the Ud Cross, to extend greater
aid in organisation of hospital and sup
ply columns for mobilisation In war
time, and to permit tha construction ef
Red Crocs warehouses on government
' &! .is Boardman described the Red
ros plana for its pait tn preparedness.
t,it thousand trained nurse are already
enrolled and aevcral hospital coluinus
are being orgaulaed. Miss Boardman de
tailed also the plans for quick mobilisa
tion of hoeplt! supplies.
Mi Boardman agreed with Represen
tativ Kaba of California that the mem
bership of tha R4 Cross was very small
compared with Japan and Germany. b
.aid the Fed Croa waa waging a vigor
. us esrop&lgs for membership. She aald
i r-r vrrt bow approximately SMut
mmt.eie ef the American Bed Cross.
etml 1.505AO members of the Japaoeae
luii Ciess. l.Wo in Ortrnitiiy end
.n,i!rtri- Una nvn-.temMps tn ot.ier for
i.fi! i M rsa, l'nduubtv41y, she aald.
a, i f f r, ttiK would t an In
t. r- ) jitot,rshin and funds
ft . t f-i-d Ctosa.
Fortify tha Systees Aawae4 Qrly
To remove the cause of Colda. Grip and
Influepsa take Laxative Brorao Quinine,
It destroys germs, acts aa a Tonle and
laxative and keeps the system In cendl'
tlen to threw off these attacks. There is
only one "Promo Quinine." E. W. Orove's
alirnatura on box. loo. Advertisement.
Today And A
The flight rf time makes ua think ef
the tuitsie. 1 he baby ol today reilecu
what greatness nay be
acquired whea be
grow Oat. A ad any
Induenr that briof
rviicf to the expectant
cwther is tbe a ret aad,
graaUMt f oUiSsUOD.
Ibare Is a splcaoid
remedy knew a a s
-Mutber'g Friend" that
a been a safeguard,
a helpful daily late
ence. to a host of
women. A rolled estar-
sally t tea sauaciei
they besone eluuib
they stretch without bJu petn, tfeere is u
suoeare at distress. UjS uerM a svotbsJ
by tasJng away tb boidea ef tWiag- ell is
ju aaiurai conditio as.
1bre 1a la -Motiwr-s FHeua" the aired
and Immediate bcl Uiat ail espectaat
era require. L'sed by Uielr ova baad. euluvj
by tix'tr ew bind. Vwr laajra at ooee tbe
blessed relief tftita ewirvlug sickness result
Ing from ttadue stretrblag. Tkey eipertcnc
l.u)y rik'.iM and nlgutir rest. It U tiuieed
Muthcxa Pncnd." tt a bottle Uxi of
any Civtfit. 1 ben writ Breateid Hertustur
to.. 4i Iuar I'M AUuita, O.. fur u
of tlx tmmi eutrrtainiuf and vaiusMe litu
tks ncr proKUtsd. It I wixik anting
LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY OF THE U. S.
120 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
The 56th Annual Report of the Society, which
will be sent to any address on application, shows:
NBW INSURANCE PAID FOR IN 181B .l v ...... . t U8.46Mia
(Tbe maximum which the Sortety was permitted,
to write in that year under the Insurance) Law
' of the Stajte ot New York.) ;
OUTSTANDING INSURANCE, DEC. 31, 191S j . , . . . l.E2a.8MBS
ADMITTED AS6ET8, DEC. 81, 1915... I 646.861.91t
GENERAL INSURANCE RESERVE. .8448,826.831
OTHER LIABILITIES ,. 10,079,76 $ 458.906,017
For distribution to Policyholders
. ia 1916 f 13.573,499
Held ewsitlag apportionment trpon
deferred dividend policies. .. . 63,910,551
For Contingencies 10,671,765 $ 88.055.815
sga aswsgjsjajay.j jess -
RECEIPTS FROM PREMIUMS IN 1915 $ 66,015.862
RECEIPTS FROM INVESTMENTS ...... 8 84.899.405
TOTAL INCOME. FROM ALL SOURCES 8 83.390.810
PAYMENTS TO POLICYHOLDERS ... 68.871.383
During the year the Society invested $27,888,067
at an average yield of 5.06.
The Annual Report contains the Financial State
ment, verified by Certified Public Accountants,
schedules of investments, and full details regarding
the substantial advances made during the year.
It also describes a variety of new policies includ
ing one under which the Equitable will pay an in
come for life to the person insured if he should be
come totally and permanently disabled, as well as an
income for life to the beneficiary after his death.
Of the death claims paid in the United States and
Canada, over 98 were settled within twenty-four
hours after receipt of due proof of death.
The Fashion Confer of llo fllddleWesh
Visit the Art Needlework Section
Wednesday for These Bargains
A very select line of pleasing novelties, that are
artistic and different from the ordinary. A GREAT
VARIETY OP PRICES. '
Sweet Grass Baskets Half Price
Trimmed and nn trimmed styles in all shapes and
sues. These are the genuine Sweet Grass Baskets.
Wednesday y2 Price.
Our Bargain Table
. finished embroidered pieces and scores of novelties at
Art Iipe.rtmtit Third Moor.
Save on Gloves
Women's Mocha Gloves in gray and black silk lined
$2.00 quality, (J- pTA $1.50 quality, (PI A A
a pair .tpJL.DU unlined, a pair plsUU
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: The p4no by which s.11
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W lnrite you to inspect
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Prices, $300 to 1,230.
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