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'OMAHA,-' FRIDAY MOHXIXU, AVUU. 'J., 101(1 FOUIiTKKN" IA(lF.S.
Oa Trains, at Hotel
Wew Btands, ato, 0
SIXOLI-J C()py TWO CENTS.
LANDS UPON THE
SOIL OF FRANCE
QUEEN HAS ELOPED
Miss Frances Hochstetler and Fred
Daugherty Are Married at
HIS LEAD OVFP
TWENTY PERSONS ; ENVOY GERARD
KILLED BY STORMS) jo pnESENT THE
U. S, TROOPS "DIGGING IN" IN MEXICO-Ostensibly
to keep in practice and to prevent the rains from flooding;
heir tents, the American troops at Colonia Dublan are "dig-
,4 ng in." Note how the trench is cut back around a square
I just behind the soldier standing- in the foreground to prevent
destruction from enfilading fire should a section be captured.
Several Transport Unload Musco
rite Soldiers at Maneillei to
Aid Allies in the
JOFFRE WELCOMES TIIE SLAVS
Czar Sends Large Force to Aid the
" Entente Armies in Western
FRENCH TAKE THE OFFENSIVE
PARIS, April 20. A strong force
rt ItuNnlan troop disembarked at
Marseille at noou today. The Hu
alana are to fight beside tho allied
soldier In Franca,
General Joffre welcomed the Ron
alans In an order of the day, aaylng
their arrival wgg another proof of
tb devotion of Russia to the com
French troopa took tha offensive
lest night in the Verdun region on
the right bank of the Mfluaa. The
war office announcement of thin
afternoon Nays that they captured
trt of German tranche, occupied
a redoubt and took several hundred
' French Official ialemen,
The text of tho aiatement follow;
"In the Argonn lit Haul Chevaufhce
(her ha been some mine work which
resulted to our advantage. Wi caused
the explosion of a small imr.c which de
stroyed iine subterranean work of tho
"On the left bank of the ium the
bombardment of our second line con
tinued Inat night, "n the right batik
of the river our troop yesterday even
in delivered a spirited attack against
ha German position northwest of the
pond of Yaug. Thle operation mails j
possible fr ii to occupy certain sections
of the Uerrnun trenches, a well as a
fortified redoubt. In the course of tbi
action, wbbb caused heavy losses to the
enemy, we took prisoner ten officer,
sixteen unde.r-offlcer and 21 men. In
addition to thle we captuied overal ma
chine gun end a certain quantity of
"In Uie Woevre our artillery baa di
rected a concentrated fire upon the com
municating roadway of the enemy.
"There hae been no event of Impor
tance on the remainder of the front."
French resistance In the region of Ver
dun I compelling the Oerman general
taff to withdraw large force from the
Teuton front In Macedonia and Herbt
and In Jtussla, according to Information
obtained today from the highest military
The first dlvWnti of the First army
corps nd another division not yet Iden
tified, ere Raid to be among the troupe
which have Just been brought from
other front. The Klghtecnth army
corps and tho Rlevcntn Havarlan di
vlaton, 'It ta declared, have been brought
The Uneaten forces, which begun land.
Ing at Marseilles at noon, will be used
to file In gap on the weatern front
reused by the recent fighting.
The arrival of tho KurSlaii troopa la
regarded here aa an event of great Im
portance and of significance from both a
military and political standpoint.
The JRtiaalan came on a great flotilla
of transports. Not a Mingle word of their
coming was permitted to become gencr
ally known until Uiey bad actually con
cluded tho Journey and wore landing on
French aoll. No exact detail aa to Hie I
number of Rualan troopa are available, j
The Russian dlaernba rked at Maraelllea
at noon today, their arrival being noted
hy General Jorfre In the order of tho day.
They are believed to have embarked for
France from the port of Archangel on
he White Hca, the only port through
which there 1 free communication be
tween rtuaata, and Ita alllra In the waat.
It ll considered probable that the trana
porta carrying the troops mado a wide
weep out Into tha N'orth Atlantic be.
for heading for the Mediterranean to
evnld the snlnnailne danger mini In the
vicinity of the lliltlsli l.lc.
In thle connection It la to be noted
that word reached New York today
through private cable dvce ibat flusul:
bad cloned tli mi( of Archangel to all j
except government traffic, Thl may In-1
dirte that oilier troop movement from
Ar-'liauvrl to the eaatrtn f out are either
tindrr ay or In toiiieiu,lation.
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BUT ALL IS NOW FORGIVEN
Mia Kranre Hochhtetler, twen
tieth queen of Ak-Sar-Hen; debut
ante of lHt year, and daughter of
Mr, and Mr. Frank Rnrsort lloch
a'etler, wa married Wedneaday af
ternoon at 2:30 in lied Oak, la,, to
Mr, Fred Haugherty, gon of Mr. and
Mr. John M. Daugherty and cntiKln
of the late Count John A. tlrelghton.
The pair had originally planned to
motor to Fled Oak, but at the lnt
minute bad road made thle linpoa
nlble, and they took the train In
Mfgd. At Ked Oak they were met
by Mr. DatiRherty's friend, Mr. (lur
pnee A, I-araon, and all the prelltnl
rarln being quickly arranged, the
civil marriage jyrvlce was per
formed by Jnatlcn Gideon Muck
atone at bla office,
The. bride then flew to a telephone
rooth and called up her mother by
long; dlatance, while the, bridegroom
in an adjoining booth telephoned hi
parent, There were expregglon of
purpr'ae, quick queat.lon from home
then parental blegalng and Invit
ation to come borne at once;
Mr, and Mr. Daugharty arrived borne
on n evening train wllfi Mr, end Mr
Heohateilor (waiting them at the ela
tion wllh very hippy greeting, end
everybody repaired to the Hoehatetbr
home quite pleaaed with bow If all hd
turned out, both hrble end bridegroom
forgiven by their renpe.-tlve parent.
Knaaued Ttvn Montbe.
TlK) pair married Wedncaday have been
engaged for two month, end Mr. Iloch
tetler bed planeed to ennounca the en
gagement eome time during Beater we k
When tin family pliyaician recommenle l
that Mlaa Hochatetler go away for her
health end to regain complete atr'neth
after her lllncaa with acaret fever, the
dread of the aeparallon decided the
young people. If one bad to go away,
then both muat. go and the euro way to
effect thl waa to marry then nnd there
-end the other plana could b? Mettled
Mr, end Mr, Itaugherty will make
tlu.tr home with Mr, and Mra. Iloclurtet-i-r
until It decided which climate 1a
beat for Mra. Paugherty, whom the doo
tira aay muat keep out of doora and In
a dry, eitnny climate for the apring and
Man Who Offered to
Blow Up Munitions
. - Plant Is Arrested
XKW TortK.i April 30.-A man de
acrlbed a Harry h. Newton, an expert
iiiitchanlft and native born American,
wit arreated today by tho police, who
declared that he, had entered Into nn
agreement with uppoed Oorman, In
reality a detective, to blow up a muni
tion plant et Dunkirk, N. Y and had
offerml to do other work of a similar
According to the detcctlvea who made
the arrest Newton eald he formerly had
acted'ea foreman of the ahell department
of an ammunition factory at Kt. Cather
To the anppoaed German lo whom he
made hla proposition Newton ahowed,
the detertlvea enld, plana of aevcral mil
nltlona factorloe, including the one at
Ininklrk, N. Y. that of tho Brooke man
ufacturing company. He la alleged to
have aald (hut he waa familiar with the
manufacture of time boniba.
Newton agreed to do the Job, the detec.
Uvea eaid, for ".,ow. lie exhibited mili
tary bulimia atamped with the worda "In
Ma royal majesty' aervlce," by meana
of blch, the drtertivea eaid, he told
them It would he eaay for him to gain
entrance Into munition factories In ('in
aria, where the employe lined the, button
aa paeaea, , f
Nrwlon bad admitted, they eaid, having
"rved lerma In the I'nlteil Hate for
burglary. He waa held on thu technical
charge of "being a auhpliimie eraon."
Kaiser Agrees to
Upon Dye Stuffs!
U AMlllV'iToS", April 3 Hoine iiouli j
fc!ni if the eiut'ara'4 on enpoii of.
de mi.f. gi.rrly nettled by Aninl, 11
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b the lleiiiian gniernin nt A ecmiiiMiil ,
ration mi the sul jr. t mil l rtrlrtd
to the Hll irfii ititrlil ,iiti,rril
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Late Figures from Primary Shows
Him to Be Probable Republican
Nominee for Governor,
CITMMINS MAY CARRY STATE
Iowa's Favorite Son Is Now Rapidly
Cutting Down Ford's Early
FURTHER PRIMARY RETURNS j
Tbeae figure are froirt fourteen conn- j
Ilea complete, shotting I i.iunU.'i and '
I.ancaater, and U prcrlncH evllerrd
throughout the atale:
fur (,im r rnor. i
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l or I filled etatee Pen tor.
j Kennedy ,
'AKlrich , ,
I or National I ouiMilleeniaii.
McOrew , , ,
Mullen , I,.'iMi
W. If. Tlionipaon , Itl "11
W. H. l'rti'e... 14 If,!.
.ludgo Oldham , 14, nil
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Kpperaon , II (141,
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Kilpatrlck , Ih'hi:
Judgo Sutton'a lead ha been re
utorcd, and he la now about 2,300
ahead of McKelvie, wllh about, one
third of the atato heard from. The
figure ahow that his lead gained lo.
Douglas county ha besen reduced,
but not enough to shake his hold
on firat place yet.
Tbowe ame return ahow that
Cummina bug very likely received
the preferential indorsement of the
republican for prenldent. The Ford
apurt glowed down quite a bit In the
No other change from Indicated
result are ehown. Kennedy' lead
over Aldrlcb and Hitchcock over
Dunn for United State aenator are
increasing. Neville In far ahegd of
liryan for the democratic nomina
tion for governor, and is gaining
Daldrige, Gurney and Currle are
apparently selected a delegate-at-lurge
to the Republican National
convention, with choice for fourth j
place between Kilpatrlck and Dodge, j
Eppernon I apparently defeated, On ;
the democratic aide, W. J. Hryan I '
defeated in hi aspiration to be one,
of the delegation to St, Louis. Messr. i
Thompson, Price, Oldham and i
Piattl are the choice,
Howell ha defeated McGrew a
republican and Mullen boats Dabt
man a democratic choice for na
Woman Turns On
Gas After Man Is
Asleep; Both Dead
M.N ( It NCSC(i, (1,1, Ap.n 30.
Timothy J. I. ion, a Han i'iinlo at
tornev, ami Mlc. Ad tlimui(l, imntly
from hull lake Illy. ere found ilrad
her tmliiv In a hoiol room uh the
in finnlna from ait ne, Jet The
"man left three 11, ilea Tb pofhe te
llme she wroii Ihein nd turned on the
in after I,) on fell slee(i
Mr Inaiiimid a rlalrvmaol, whn
f umerly ( ,.iil'l.'', m, ffii- in H.OI
I 'lty under the mine of Aon Mi
rbirmm II ai l,
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ROAD GRADING AND
PAVING JBONDS WIN
I Most of Precincts In Show That
1 $1,700,000 County Road Bond
; Propositions Carry,
;to repave "macadam roads
! lioth the road grading and road
I paving bond of the county, totaling
J J, 700,000, carried at Tueday'a
I These were divided into two propo
sitions; The on for $200,000 bonds
for grading the road in Dougla
county, and Hie other for bond in
the gum of of 1 1,500,000 for paving
irMBln Dougla county roads, In
cluding all the road in the county
at present, macadamized, the Lincoln
r'gbway from the end of the present
paving at 131k horn to Valley and
Waterloo, and a lot of other road
specified In the proclamation.
The l,lrf!,dO paving bond curried In loil
of the precinct of the H In the county
by 10,742 to 10, hX
The ( SiloO.OOO grading bonds carried tit
the aaino precinct, with tho same ones
till out or not reported, by 11.2u to 10,4772.
While the paving bond majority 1m
hardly decisive oil the face of II, II l
regarded aa declaim when It I r in
hered that tho preclncla atlll out are
country precinct. Including Waterloo,
where the vole will be strong for the
bonds, since o much of the paving la to
be done at that place.
of Public Domain
WAMIINUTON, April The senale
public hi nil a commute bad befoia It
IoiIhv for It Information a rminnuiilc
Hon from fei'elarv Ine In whi'li be
ftlinie tli peti oleum contents of thi
public domain at 7V"M) barrel
The ana of oil hearing laode in l'.
lie omi.-ri.hln t placed tt sppinilnial. ly
liaiiiia) ect-ra. tnnal of which I In I ta".
Mvoining, rll!oiiiii4 ami Monlan,4, wltli
mall acreage lo AiUon. t'i.h.i.o,
S..llh 1 111 UiiI ami leniietHii
In addition inenyon l made of the i
n(t . tioteinn rrwnii In (llfrni
and v .niilng i iiiln Ing a tiul cf mail
Guard at German
Iu U. S, Increased
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CRISIS IS AVERTED
: Members Make Agreement on Re-
cruitmjr That at Least Post
pones Coalition Break.
IT GOES TO SECRET SESSION
LONDON, April 20. At a meet
lig today of the liritlsh cabinet an
rgreement wa reached upon the
proposal which the minister will
make to Parliament on the sublect
of recruiting, Their proposal will
be submitted at a sot ret aesalon of
C'jch bouse of Parliament on Tue-i1)-.
The foregoing wa announced
it. an official statement Issued thl
It I understood that a ptopuaitlon ad
vanced by Arthur Henderson, prenldnnt
of the board of education and labor
leader, will have the efiect of reopening
tha vulnntaty enlistment achomo for a
month or six week, and that this pro
posal wa accepted In principle by the
Cabinet, with a view to aacerlalnlng
whether aufflclent men would come for
ward for military acrvlca without the
introduction of general compulsion.
The labor member, however, demand
that ah fact and flguiea regarding tha
military altiiHtlon nnd requirement shall
be auhmlltecl to I lie House of ( 'ominous
oefore they consent lo any iiiaajtuie of
iiiilvemul rnnei rlptlon. Thl haa not
been confirmed officially.
Wall Street Reacts
from Its War Scare
NI-.W VOItK. April 2.-Hri the aurfaca
tmliiy'a atoik niarliet suggealeil a marked
rhango of aeutlitient from yeHterilaya
fevarlsh uctlvlly. I'me opened at gen.
eial hut moderatn gains In thorn dull
Htocks which had shown greateat weak
nesa ttie day before), Italia end other
representative share Here in belter de
mnnd and the short tiilerent maulfested
The Imi'ioi eoicnt waa am'ribed in hii
1iii. ' ni'li.n ii-rlie. from hluli riliiui. lul
. , i ; 1. r I - r h tlmi 11. 1 br.iik IMi 1 liriiinny
vi ould renolt front Imorii'hiiK iii-gollatlon.
Willi the apinoni Ii of tin mid n,,,h
hiiHi-scr, eeUing of war liNir and sto. k
room or Ics. iintoiil onne'ned Hh,
that gioun Has ri iinie, (
I mint M!r fiij 1 1. h,.a early tend-!
eui'i up,n. vbidid iliiuahy all j
Trailing hainr apathetic later, I he'
!xt. 1 fi.lii Initial litnalig t'o ,,.)
M bdlid'Tliliieiit if (,( (ullotil
Bryan Cancels Date
to Bo in Washington
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Series of Tornadoes Visit Sections
of Eastern Kansas and West- !
HUNDRED REPORTED INJURED j
KANHAS riTv7Mo April 20. j
l.epnrt received tip to noon today j
from the tornado-swept sections of j
Missouri and Kansas Indicated the
iloalh list in yesterday' storm
would reach twenty, Over 100 per
aona worn Injured. Property dam
age will probably amount to more
Mover, Morgan coitnly, Mleaourl,
sllll wa cut off from cominiinlca
t'n tmlay nd t wa impossible to
(unflrm report that six persona
The death list wa added to hy repnrta
i frmn I'nb'iito n, lloiirbon county, Kan
'sae, whhh aald four poraon had been
1 killed there, Olean, .Mo,, reported the
, death of John Farrla and wife, who loat
; their Uvea when a tornado wrecked their
Ihome, Two deaths and the Injury of
; thirty peraona were reported from Arthur,
' The wind wept a palh four mllea long
'and a uusrter of a mile wide near Tort
"colt, Kan,, razing all building In It
I The stomi areaa centered north of To
i prk and In a line running from tha
' nouthweelrt n corner of Wlieon county In
' Kansas arross Ilia MleanurJ line Into the
Tha reported dead are:
Kurt Menu, Kan,- i
MUM. Mil J. KM, i
IIAISV IIIMlN. I
I'.b h Hill, Mo - , i
IH'TII r A I lil A .K H, 7 era oiu
iK, 4". I', U)WiKN, of Applelon t Hy,
Abilene, Kan -
KI.Mril l'A( ' K A fll) of I-,iilerpria,
han., while Irving to 0 itrun ibe atorm,
by car overturning.
Nil person are reported dead and
about fifty Injured In Mtover, Morgan
count', Missouri, with the town laid In
: ruin. A special train wa ent from
Kldofi, Mo., to the relief of the stricken
populace of Htover. Among other dam
age, the railway tatlon la ald to nave
been blown croea the track, blocking
The torm 1 alo uppoacd lo bv
struck near Jefferaon City nd :U
fnrnla. Mo., late lent night. Clean, !
mllea north of Kldon, wa In the path
of the storm, end there r report of
many Injurlea there.
New Bill Proposes
To Add 16,000
Men to Navy Force
I WAHHIN'ITO.V. April Ul.-Bubetentlal
I Increases In the fighting peieonnol of the
!nvy are mad In tho naval epproprle.
i tlon bill e determined upon by the house
' navnl sub-committee. The full commit
tee win meet next Thursday to take up
I the bill aa now drafted and to paaa on
; tho building program. The bill Increase
'lha enlisted force by between U,"O0 and
M.OiO and the marine by S.oflo.
A new provision la Incorporated for a
medical corpa of 2,ftW to 3, men and
for a general reorganization of the marine
corps, with one major general command
ing nnd three brigadier generals, and for
a marine reaerve.
There la an Increaae In the number of
gunner with thirty or forty gunnery
sergeants. Civilians ere authorized to
ho appointed from tho schools for serv.
Ice as engineers recommended by the
secretary of the navy. -
An appropriation of tl,riO0.0f la made
for erection of a naval muultlona plant,
expected by the committee to cost ulti
mately between :!,W,Oii0 and I4,fln0,0o0.
Thla I distinct from the general armor
factory protect. Some committee mem
ber doclnre'they will support all pro
vinlon Hint will help put the United
mate navy In the world' ancond rank.
Advocotea of audi navy hold congreaa
should act ImmeuMjitnly, aa naval ex pert a
say that under lha preaent circumstance
the navy I likely to drop Into fourth
place hy 1!I2J,
t 1 1 1 4 4 1 .4 , Apit; , - The lrv luesi In t
ontlileiice gauie wa reele, lieia o
day through the artet of Harry YlaUnri
bv agent of 111 t'iirtmn of Jill''
vvn..ii, it I id, rde In and out of
I'litcagn on piiir ti.lm iiietlniilin
Peuet a t hal glud of money
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URGES THE BELLIGERENT
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Unofficial Report from Berlin Say's
Document Reached Ambassador
Gerald on Wednesday
BERNST0RFF SEES LANSING
Ambassador Has Twenty-Minute
Conference with Secretary of
State on the Situation.
NEITHER WILL TALK ABOUT IT
HI I I KTI1.
nBJlLlN. April 20. VI f,on
den.) The American not to Ger
many arrived In Herlin late yester
day evening. Ambassador Oerard
probably will present it to the for
eign office early this afternoon.
VA8IIJN(JTOn7d. C, April 20.--Count
von Hernstorff, the Oerman
ambassador, went to the Mate de
partment today for a conference
with flerretary Lansing on the aub
nurlne warfare situation and a1o to
ri.cus the arrest In New York of
Wolfe E, von Igel, ecretary to
the former Oerman military attache,
Captain von T'ipen.
Heorelary Irmln nd the Herman am
bassador were In conference tully twenty
minute. After the ambaasador had left
tha secretary of tat. would make no
rlecretary I-nmng said early today Am
basaador Oerard had not up to that time
notified the department of the receipt of
the American note, although press dis
patch announced Ita arrival loat even
ing. Neither had Mr. Gerard reported
having received from the lierman foreign
office another memorandum on the Hu
sex caae, as reported In press dispatches.
Whether all Oerman consuls and eon
siilnr agent would be dismisaad and euch
.merlcan consular repreaentallvea In Ger
many recalled. In rase dlplomatlo rela
tions are severed, wa discussed by Wat
department officials. It wa slated that
a rupture would not necessarily extend
to cnnaulan.llhoii(h diplomatic, cnatom
generally Included uch official.
Kxplalnlng the expresalon In (ha
United Blate' note regarding severing
relation "altogether" It wa officially
elated that the word waa used to add
emphesl to the note and also Indicate
thl government' Intention to make eny
break complete by the recall of It am
bassador and eonaul and requaat th
recall of (iermany a diplomatic nd con
nearly will He Helayeel.
After the conference It wa learned
that German diplomat regard the re
ceipt of reply from Orrnutny within
two, or three day a physically lmpo
slble. It was thought a reply could not
b received her before ten day. It
waa pointed out that Kaater Monday l
a holiday In Germany and that neceaaary
consultation of off Ida la would cauae al
most another week lo elapse before the
(Jermen decision could be tranamlttod
Ambaasador von Hernstorff refused to
dlacuaa hie oonveraatlon with Secretary
Lansing, but Indicated his call waa not
prompted by the arrival of Instruction
from bis government.
Regarding the hope field by Oerman
official here for an amicable ettl.
ment, one official deacribed the proa
pect a a "tos up,"
Workmen on Sisal
Farms Are Held in
State of Bondage
WASHINliTOV, April ?0. -Mexlca n
sisul barvfisler and many workmen on
the Tnlted Hallway of Yucatan are prac
tically alaves, according to testimony
lefore the senate sisal Investigation com
mittee today by Frederick W. lllake. for
mer general manager of the railroad. At--temple
to relieve that condition hate been
futile, ie declared, because the workmen
have not tho moral alrengtli to inmimo
lb ohlhialtnna of free woiknn'ii,
Thc laborers, he explained, camel
baiely a living and innny lined their cm
ployerj ronnlilcrable moncv, " They bd to
work whether they m,iii,, to or U 't," be
tesilfii.il. 'If an einplove lift the 1 tn
ploer would notify the poller end he
wmild be brought Imik An employer who
Wanted tn get latnimr coul I buy a ilelu
or e service by ii)iii,I bl tl.-bt."
Practically all the plainer, b- .iht
Hied In Meii.ln, lorety vtunng I tei
farm. Any lot bv de, lin.i in i ci
prttia wa miulo nit by ci'tin liiuim
pay, I'roflt keep h pUnleili in llnoi'i'
" v 1 and alfur l their fimlli. . tn
trip l I aria er the 1'i.ned ii,ii
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