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TTTE BEE: OM.UTA. FRIDAY, MATtCTI 31, Wlfi.
Special Board Will Tett Machines
Which Will Be Rushed to Ex
pedition in Mexico.
FIELD EEPAIR SHOP ON WAT
WASHINGTON. March SO. Im
mediate purchase of eight aero
r.'sncs to be sent at onre to Brlja
d.er Oeneral Pershing was author
ized todsjH by the War department.
A sperlsl board of signal officers
has been ordered to inspect and test
tbe machines. The board will be
rrmposed of Captain Virglnlus E.
Clark, bead of the department of
motors of the aviation school at San
Diego, Cal.; Lieutenant Thomas De
W. Milling, head Instructor at the
Ssn Dlego school, who are now en
route here from the Pacific coMt,
ai.d Lieutenant B. Q. Jones of the
Reports from Major General Funaton
lay strrss upon the nand for more flyers
with th advance colum In Mexico. Of
the eight machine which accompanied
th expedition, two have been destroyed
and four other have been temporarily
disabled, leaving only two In service.
A portable machine shop to repelr dam
aged aeroplane on the ft II ha been
ent Into Mexico.
More borne are alio to be ent to Oen
eral rershlng. Peveral hundred are being
bought In California and an estimate for
tsnrt more ha been sent to oongress,
Every cavalry horee In the army re
mount station has been sent to the
FOR WNG CAMPAIGN
(Continued from Page One.)
ern railroad S a aole line of communing
tton berauae of Its physical condition and
Inek of ability to carry heavy tralnloadi
Three companies of the engineers' de
partment are working; to keep the road ,
leading south from Columbus to the army
bay In Mexico In good condition.
, Faasto Keep Plaaa Serret.
SAN ANTONIO. Tex.. March .
Washington haa Imposed strict secrecy on
Oeneral Funaton regarding plana for
using the Mexican Northweatarn mi! road
under condition Impoaed by th Mexican
) facto government. It would not aay
today whether the Immediate use of the
line ouM be ordered.
General Funaton received from Waah
Ington last night a code mesaag believed
to hsve contained Instructions for use
i f the Norths estern and orders that sup
plies be tendered for shipment from Et
J'aso to Choi Grand. He declined to
comment on the message this morning.
Hope waa expressed In military circles
that further negotiations between the
Ktate department and Carransa might
insult In the Mexican government making
certain confessions by which the ship
ing problem would be mad easier.
For on thing the artny desires euthetU
Jty to place guard ever eupplle In
transit, even If th goods must move as
Because of the feeling that the railroad
will not solve the transportation prob
lem under conditions Imposud for He use,
the operation of motor trucks between
Columbua and the field baa will be con
tinued for the present, according to in
formation aecured today,
M ill Try t M4lfy ChmmWs,
WASHINGTON, March aOTh Mate
department will negotiate with Carransa
further to bring about a more complete
understanding regarding use of Mexican
Sailroada pending tha completion of th
propese4 protocol with tha de facto gov
rrnment to cover the entire subject of
the International pursuit of Villa.
The arrival of the third squadron ef
the Third cavalry at fort Ringgold, Tex,
we reported In War department die-
athes today from General Funston. The
detachment waa sent to thst point to
strengthen ths border patrol In that vl
Navy department advice from Mexlce
reported conditlona en both coasts quiet
and generally satisfactory.
TEACHERS AT MEETING
-M'COOK. Nb.. March K.-(Speala Tele
cram.) Enrollment at the Bouthweat Ne
braska Teachar' asaociatlnn meeting
Here todav rearhrd the 800 mark and bv
tomorrow exrnlng, when the declamatory
, contest will conclude the meeting, will
uoubtleee exceed 4O0. .
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INTO TRIPLE TRAIN
WRECK ARE BEGUN
iContlnued from Page One.)
fnvesVlgation were Engineer Herman Heaa
of the acond section of No. M and
Towerman A. R. Ernst of Amherst.
Engineer r. W. Leonard of the flrat
section of train No. M, which pulled tha
"death car." aaserta he stopped his train
on a signal originating In Ernst's tower.
Engineer Hess declarea he saw no sig
nal when he brought his section boom
ing along at a fifty mllea an hour apeed
about three minutes Ister.
Ernst ssserts he set no stop signal, de
claring th Una open for Engineer lieon
ard to go ahead.
If Ernst Is held culpable In the Investi
gation, th blame will trace hack to
a baby's tiny crib In the Ernst home et
The baby waa bora Sunday night. Plnoe
that time Ernst haa had little aleep, rail
road official aay.
Ernst Pare Ha Wu Awake.
Ernst, ths towerman. stoutly denied
thst bs waa asleep or had been incapaci
tated by lose of sleep. Ths signal simply
failed to work he aald.
'If the signals had bean working prop
erly, the block signal light two miles
away would have flashed a caution and
th block a mile away would have sig
nalled Heaa to coma to a dead stop,"
said Ernst. "Heaa was too good an en
gineer to run past two signals set against
I wss en tha lookout for for train Ne.
M. When It waa two mtlee away I threw
the algnal lever Into the clear, giving
No. M a clear path. I realised there
had been a signs! failure when the train
atopped. When ths trsln had stopped. I
again jammed the algnal lever Inte the
clear, and tbla time It might have worked,
tor the train started ahead. Then the
craah cam. I didn't bav time to stop
the Twentieth Century before It. toe
crashed Inte the wreck."
H. W, Semap, representing the Inter
state Commerce oommlsslon. opened the
A. 5. Ingalia, general superintendent of
the New York Central llnee weat of Buf
falo, spent sn hour In laying before
Belnsp stl thst ths railroad officials
had learned ao far In their Investigations
of the cause of the accident.
Tha tntaratata Commerce commission
representatives, after conferring with
railroad officials and others, announced
that they would go to Amherst at noon
today to make a first hand Investigation
Into tha wreck.
Pear Mare RoaHM Identified.
The name of John Hearn of Oalllpo-
lls, O., was todsy stricken from the list
of dead. Heem's father telegraphed
today aaylng hla son waa not on any of
th wrecked tralna.
Additional Identifications of dead thla
HARRT WHITE, Pullman porter, Chi
J. C. BOTI.E. Tflllsviiia. Pa,
!R. J. M. GRAY, Jerry City. O.
FRED WEAN, address unknown.
With the elimination of the name of
J. II. Hearn. there remained today six
bodies of men and four of women await
Mayor of Ojinaga
IIiTAM,' Tex.. March . Alberte
Redrlgues, the Carranslsta mayor ef
OJtnaga. across the liver from Presidio,
waa aasaaslnated last night, according
to a message received In Juares today
by Oeneral Oavlra. Carransa comman
der. Ne details were given ether than
that the assassin had escaped.
ATHLETE CHARGED WITH
PASSING BAD CHECKS
BOULDER, Celo., March 3d. John B.
MoFadden, reported sr rested at Han
Dlego, Cel., en a charge of passing worth
less checks, ranksd aa one ef the beat
all-round athletes ever developed at the
University ef Colorado. MoFadden waa
captain of the foot ball eleven In 119 and
during his college career was captain In
every branch ef sport. He waa consid
ered a bright ettident, but college author
ities say he applied himself little. Author
ities state that McKadden previously bad
paased worthless checks which bad been
RETIRED BUSINESS MAN
OF HASTINGS ENDS LIFE
HAATTNO. Neb.. March l-Spee1aJ
Telegram. VK. J. aPrker, retired business
man, committed suicide by shooting him
self at his home last night probably ef
deapondency ever financial troubles. He
left a note giving full dlreetlona for the
funeral, even the selection of the under
taker. Whatever may be your need, a Bee
Want Ad will get It for yen.
MARTY KRUG LIKES
Bunch of Prospects Now at Beatrice
Pleating in Eye of the
BROWN IN LIGHT OF COMER
BEATRICE. Nb., March . fPpecKl
Telegram.) The Rourke bad the best
workout at Athletic park thla afternoon
Mnce the ramp opened. Marty Krug In
referring to the new players, said:
"Ireland and Klldiiff at aecond and
short are fine prospects, fast In the flld
end clout the ball hard. Miller at first
comparea with Chick Atjtrey. Ha la a
heavy hitter and flelda his poaMlon well.
"The pitching staff looks good, an
It Is hard to pick the beet In the list of
new ones, Allison, Krause, Merz, Aina
wor:h ard Tig Chief Brown. Cy FVirnythJ
dlacotered Brown and Is his keeper.
"Rourke and I are more than pleaad
with the showing the boys are malting
and by next week If th weather remains
favorable the team will be In excellent
trim te make 'em all travel."
Allison and Mers are the 8 her look
Holmee ef the Rourke "family as they
recovered two of the three gtovee stolen
from the camp Wednesday night. They
have applied for positions as city detect
tlves on the police force during their stay
here. , .
BORDER HEARS A
RUMOR VILLA HAS
BEEN SHOT IN LEG
(Continued from Fsge One.)
Muclo Polsnco, broke away from his
cap tore and got one band locked about
Vllla'a throat before bs wss beaten off.
Next Villa ordered the five stood up
beneath a huge archway where he told
them he ' would hang them. Ropea were
placed about their necks and they were
Jerked into the air, but were not per
mitted to die. Just when loss of con
sciousness approached they would be
lowered to earth with demands that
they reveal the hiding places of the
horses said te be hidden about the rsnch.
There were no horses so far a a Investi
gation haa dlacloaed. The prisoners slso
were offered their lives If they would
tell where money was bidden or point
out valuable documents.
Shot Five) Tlsaee.
After several mock hanglnga. Villa or
dered the five men taken Into the gar
den, where each one waa shot five times.
To the residents of ths ranch, all Mexi
cans. Villa ssld:
Tou msy bury them or not as you
They were all bnrled In one grave after
Before going. Villa led one, male mem
ber ef the femlly. Oregorie, jr., aged 21
years, whose life bed been spared, baitf
to the young man'a mother and to her
he aald: "I am going te leave you this
one son to support you. You ought to
thank me for leaving him."
Next the bandit Imprisoned each ef
the workmen on the ranch placing them
in separate rooms. When be had them
locked up and all terrorised, he went to
eeeh ene In turn, warning him In these
words: "I am coming back and If Z
de not return, same one else will com
In my place. Whoever comes will kill
sndyone here whom he finds working for
NEBRASKANS PAY VISIT
TO NATIONAL CAPITAL
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. March . (Special Tel
egram.) E. J. Halner of Lincoln 1 In
Washington en matters before the Treas
ury department and the Interstate Com
J. II. Ruahton, president ef the Fair
mont CY emery company of Omaha, and
Mra. Rushton, who are on their way back
to Nebraaka from riorlda, are guests at
Pee Want Ada Produce Results.
Fostsnaaters a Carrier.
WASHINGTON. March W. -(Special
Telegram.) Pnatmaaters appointed: Mra.
Kate Abemethy, vice K. Knlppiing. re
moved. Richard, Ruffalo county, South
n. k At a
Mra. Mabel E- Wood, vice E. T. Polley,
r"im"i, iimmin, nnenaan county,
Iowa rural letter carriers appointed:
nMla Puik Tin Jt m W t 7 . V
durant Clifford I. Fuson: Brooke. Corry
F. Richer ; Cory don. Rueael) r. Raster;
Creeca, Evarett N. Phillips: Dee Moinea.
Hots tain, Warner D. Miller: IJme Rprlng.
v . . . j i- i v, , i r ui, r req i;.
Cloud; Maaon tlty, Albert U Hotchklae;
Mltchellvllle. Carl R. Whlttaker: Polk;
. war i . :. nwmieoeie, f 1 eroert R
ler; Washington. Charles Barrowa and
Hjlvs you an agency? Have
SINKING OF MANY
SHIPS STIRS IRE
OF UNITED STAES
(fnntlnued from Page One
been attacked, and the go ernnicnt whose
flag the ships flew.
A dispatch from Ambassador Oersrd re
porting the result of the Inquiry he has
been directed to make momentarily wss
expected tonight. It Is presumed that
the Inquiries already have been made.
They concerned the rases of ths Sussex,
the Englishman and ths Msnchester En
gineer. Count von Bernstorff. the German sm
hsssador, returned to Washington tonight
from a visit to New York, lie said he
had no word of any kind from his gov
ernment relating to th recent develop
ment. First official Information concerning
the sinking of the Eagle Toint waa con
tained in a dispstch rerelved late In the
day from Consul Frost at Queenstown
This read aa follows:
"Brltlah ateamer Eagle Point torpedoed
yeaterday without warning 100 miles from
land. All saved. One American."
In Government fervlee.
Consul Frost Immediately ws In
structed to gather additional Informa
tion. Press dispatches from Csnada last
night made the flat assertion thst the
Eagle Point was In government service.
The State department had no Information
en thla subject. If the ship was a gov
ernment auxiliary, the United Ptates, of
courae, would not be concerned In the
attack upon It.
Villa is Educating
Boys in Military
Schools in U. S.
SAN RAFAEL, Cal.. March M.-Six
Mexican lada are being educated at a
local military academy at the expense of
Francisco Villa, It became known here
today. They have been studying here
elnc 11. with tlH.OOO tuition for three
years paid In advance. The Mexican out
law also spent W.OOO In giving, six other
youthful proteges s years training at
another military academy her two years
Colonel Carlos Jauregul, former fiscal
agent for Villa at El Paeo. brought the
twelve boya here in 1913. The fact that
Villa waa aending them through school
waa kept a secret until recently.
1513-15 Howard St.
Mattresses and uphol
stered Box Springs is the
feature of our two large
windows. This extraord
inary showing of our Mat
tress Department develops
increasing interest every
day and will continue
through this we,ek and all
of next in a practical dem
onstration of mattress
making before your eyes
in our windows.
lWt Miss It.
Ask to sec our roll edge,
45-lb. mattress, covered in
1513-15 H5trd Street
'JUtHh the kei!lUU
saw a, '. eei in.
TEN PAY LIFE POLICY
TEN YEAR SETTLEMENT
Matured In the
OLD LINE BANKERS LIFE
of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Najne of Insured .Willis Watson
Residence Podge City, Kansa
Amount of policy fl.ooo.OO
Total premluraa paid Company. . . $rt,1.50
Total cash paid Mr. Watson $004.3;!
An4 10 Yeare Insurance) for Nothing.
you & policy?
TWfeshion Center orilieHiddleWesl'
One can get a liberal
education by watching the
oonstantly changing show
ings of everything new
and worthy for their at
tire and their home.
Expensive and appro
priate settings add charm
to every display, making
"window shopping" a
pleasure at all times.
One can uraaDy become
well acquainted with the
merchandise within a
store by familiarizing
themselves with the show
windows, which are, in
most instances, a true re
flection of the character
of the business and the
worthiness of the goods
a New Model
Tat Spring wear is this
newest antral, which
came by yesterday's ex
press. A brown kid laoe
boot with a fine white kid
top, light in weight, for
dress and street wear.
Also the same design in
-$10 a Pair
asiwssss);ssii isfjsj(iiii M!l',liml!'tglPI" fTHS"!.;1 ljWiW'WlT!'t'i'','ltl.l ITiP
T We take pleasure In an
41 nounclng for today and
Saturday a powerful visual
ization of a wild and en
trancing story, carried to
tbe bichest possible emo
tional realms by tbe genius
and personality of Miss
O'Nell. supported by an ex
ceptionally strong cast,
fjT "The Witch" is a pulsa
U ting drama of modern
life, penned by Sardou'a
wizard band, and is based
on the well known play,
"The Sorceress," in which
Miss O'Neil appeared on the
legitimate stage for a num
ber of years.
You revel In the many
beautiful and magnifi
cent settings: the action of
the production will hold you
entranced, while the acting
Is all that could be desired.
to aid nature occasionally when your
liver is sluggish, your stomach dis
ordered or your bowela inactive. Let
this safe, mild, dependable remedy
regulate these organs and put them
in a sound and healthy condition.
a. , la asass. 10a ata.
of style are in.
than merely v
Basement Millinery Section
FRIDAY FOR $2.95
The latest Millinery styles are reproduced in this $2.95
sala Exact copies of $7.60 and $10.00 Hats faithfully repro
duced in leas expensive materials. .
Large, Medium and Small Hats
Ribbons and Flower Trimmings Featured
Smart Untrimmed Hats .
Friday, 79c, $1-25 and $1-50
Over twenty-five new shapes in Rose, Black, Navy,
Brown, Gray. Large Sailors, Mushrooms, Pokes and all
other new styles.
BASEMENT MILLINERY SE. ..'ION-
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W Miss O'Nell has been
aptly crowned the Regal
Empress of Stormy emotion,
and well does abe wear her
crown In thla picture, keep
ing her audlencea worked up
to the highest possible pitch
eTJT Aa usual, we will offer an
il interesting Pathe Week
ly, while the musical pro
gram, including the wonder
ful mammoth pipe organ, is
in accord with the picture
and highly entertaining as
IlW'e presume you know
we now open at eleven in
tbe morning, and have a
musical program at every
performance. Including the
fT Come down any time you
il care to you will be en
tertained, amused and pleas
"The Sales Lady"
TODAY 11 11
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Mlnlaturt Musical Comedy
$2.00, $2.50 Hats . . $1.50
Caps .... 25c and 50c
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Admission, 50c. No Reserved Seats.
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