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All Guardsmen Are Ordered to the Border
Look around Omaha at the)
fttirnu that advertise). Thay
are the ones that have grown
from little concern to great
big one. -
VOL. , XL VI NO. .6.
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THE WEATHER r
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Teutom Capture First-Line Trenches
of French Army in Several
' Placet, Parii Ee- -port.
REACH VTTXAGE OF FLEUB7
Basiian Forces' Attempting to Enter
Mesopotamia! Flainf Driven
THIS IS IUSKISH STATEMENT
Paris, June 23. In fierce fighting ia
the region northeast of Verdun the
uermans ioaay carried tne rrencn
first line trenches between Hills 321
and 320 and "alio the Thiaumopt
works according to the French official
communication issued tonight..'" 1.
Th frfrmana atttA tmv'4hir af.
tack to as far as the village of Fleury,
aDour. inree ana one-nan mties norm
east of Verdun, but here they were
repulsed. In the. other sectors of this
region heavy offensives by the Ger
mans . were stopped by the French
fire. v. v ; , ' -v . -';:
.Constantinople, June 23. (Via Lon-
Russian forces which were at
iting to enter the 'Mesopotamian
is through the Paitak Pass, on the
rersian frontier, have been driven out
of the pass to the eastward by Turk
ish troops, the war office announced
today. On June 18, north of Kerind,
Persian forces routed Russian cavalry,
the statement adds.
About Reported Jap
. Warship Off Mexico
Washington, June 23. Secretary
Daniels has asked Admiral Wins
low for any -information he has as
to the. reported presence of Japanese
warships on the west coast of Mex
ico. ' "
Japanese embassy officials said
yesterday they had not heard of any
Japanese ships being sent to Mexico.
The ' Pacific" flagship,. San- Diego,
with Admiral Wjnslow 'aboard, ar
rived at La Fax, Lower California,
today. The navy transport, Buffalo,
reached Topolobampo yesterday. The
transport Dixie and the cruiser Salem
and the . gunboat Dolphin, are en
route from Guantanamo to Vera Cruz.
The transport Hancock also will be
stationed at Vera Cruz on its arrival
there from Dominican waters. s
Train of Americans,
From the Interior
" Reaches Vera Cruz
Vera Cruz, June 23. Five first
cIlss coaches full of Americans arriv
ed here last night They , will go
aboard the battleship .Nebraska to-
flav anrl aftprwarrt "hm tranfprr?rf tn
li uauspui I f opcuai .viu aiou ai -
rived with the American employes of
the Aguila Oil company. The refugees
report that their trip down was un
eventful. . - '
Governor Asked to -Protect
(From 'a Staff Correepondent.) ,
Lincoln, June 23. (Special.) Gov
ernor Morehead will be expected to
protect all' Mexicans ' in Nebraska
from now on, according to a commu
nication from Jack Dauciger, consul
to Mexico at Kansas City. "
The governor received the,, Com
munication this morning, stating that
the consul understood that a number
of Mexicans-were JiflJebraska. He
desired thatjthe governor would, ex
tend a protectorate over thera and
shield them from all harm. ..
SERIOUS TASK FOR
HEN OF GUARD, SAYS
TODD 10 COMPANY
Omaha Commander Tells His
dien Ee Expect Them
v ; live Up to Best" in
: Them. ' ;
MOTORCYCLE SQUAD FROM HERE
Three lien Have Machines Which
They Expect to Take to
COUBT-KAETIAL ALREADY SUE
(Prom a Staff Correepondent.) '
Lincoln, June 23. (Special Tele-
gram.) "You are here to lead -the
life of manly soldiers. I expect every
one pf you to live up to the best that
is, ft jfoti. This is no time for dissi
pation and 1 am not going to have
any xf it in this company. Do not
leave camp under any circumstances
without reporting to the first ser
geant." ' v ' ... '. "'
These were the words addressed to
Company C of the Fourth regiment
of Omaha by its commander, I. . V.
Todd, after they had reached the
camp ground this morning and were
lined up before being given the order
to erect the tents. .,
' t Find Mission Serious.
The soldier boys a A finding every
evidence on hand that they are about
to embark upon a serious mission
and the officers are endeavoring to
impress upon them the importance
of being true men and soldiers.
Lieutenant Colonel A. H. Holtings-
worth of Beatrice, second in com
mand of the fifth regiment, is
anxious to get to the border. Colonei
Hollingsworth saw service -in the
Philippines and he still has the old
patriotic fire, which, with, a marked
ability as an officer,-makes him one
of the best officers of the Guard.
Another officer who stands high in
the estimation of his fellow officers is
Major H. F. Etsasser, commander of
the Second , battalion of the Fourth
regiment. 'f Major EJsassei has given
the business of being a -soldier hard
study and he stands well in the coun
sels of the military board. :
One company came to camp with
three brothers fram two different
families. Company K of the Fourth
regiment' made up of men from
Osceola and David City,' is the com
pany. aneriaan, J-ogan ana Arthur
Van Hoosen are one set of brothers,
while Roy; Paul and George Welte
are tne other brotherly trio.
- Omaha Motorcycle Squad.
Company C of Omaha has the dis
tinction of having with it a motor
cycle, squad. Three men, Jess Alex
ander, Harold Oviatt and Jerrott
wnson are nere witn their machines
and more -are expected. These will
prove a valuable, part of the Guard.
1 ne, Lincoln I elephone company
was as quick to respond to the call as
any of the troops and immediately
installed about xa dozen telephones
and. several booths at the grounds,
and on top of this has informed the
government tnat all messages per
tainino: to the fcsemhiinff nf thr
Guard and Its movements 'to Mexico
wul be given precedence ovef its
lines. It has also instructed its em
ployes who desire to go with the
Guard that they are at liberty to do
so ana not jeopardize their jobs -
Rum Ors of a court-martial wpra .in
the air this afternoon an it is under
stood will be held some time tnniirhf
The . nature of the court-martial and
tne name of the offender were kept
strictly under cover 'by the military
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For Omiht, council Jjiuri ana vicinuy
Firt warmer. Oy i
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10 a. m....1 70
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4 p. m.,. ........ .81
fl V. m.....,...All
"7 p. ,m. ..v..7
I p. m...... 76
OomparailT hotml iMri,
: ' ; IU JIM. lilt.
Highest tedtif 81 It u 7
Low eat today ....! 01
Wenn temperature ..71 72 - IS 7
PreclptUtlon IT - T .01 .00
Temperatura and praclpltatlon departuru
from the normal at umaht ainoe March 1
and compared with th laat two year:
Normal temparatur 74 degraei
Deficiency for the day . I deireea
Total deficiency elnce March degreea
Normal precipiutton .17 inch
ExceM for the day ........,.,. .81 Inch
Total rainfall tinea March 1....7.IS Inchea
Deficiency atnea March t...v..,4.?l Inche
Deficiency for cor. period, 1I18..1.I4 Inchea
Exceae for cor. period, itu.. ,., ,u Inch
A TTTTVl -I
SUdon and Btat. ;
h.ynn cloudy .
lite Motnra, part cloudy 78 '
North Platta, clr .... 71
Rapid CUy. elf ar
ah.rtdan, ol.ar ....... 70
Siouk City, clear - 7
ValBittln.. clear 70 '
, 72 . .00
v.0 ', T
: 10 .00
70 - .10
T Indicates trac of precipitation.
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CHADR0N MAN ELECTED
' :, PRESIDENT OF EAGLES
' - (Prom 'a Staff Correasonduit.) f
Lincoln, Neb., June. 23. (Special
Telegram.) R. E. Landes of Chadron
was elected ' president of the state
aerie of Eagles this forenoon, the
election being by the Austrailian bal
lot system. - t, f . - ' r ' :
.Ernest Hahn of Fremdnt was elect
ed vice president G. R. Gambel of
Lincoln, chaplain: M. V. Averv. re.
elected secretary; J. H. Lohman of
Hastings, treasurer; E. P. Sweeney of
Onfaha.-conducttr; F H. Reuter of
Syracuse, inside guard; W. M. Bar-
cjay of r lattsmouth, outside guard.
, me session closed this evening
with a boxing .match between Jess
Hall of Lincoln and Jimmie Drexel
oi umana. .
- '?';, Mobruka-a Qradnat. ',
Milwaukee, Wle., June i (Special.)
Te etate ot N.braakV (lauree In tb. com
mencement record, of Wlaconaln'e colloso.
forv the commencement month of June,
At the Milwaukee-Downer elmlnary, Ron
mae Liipman, jsaa..i, mod., graduated from
tne literary coulee. v
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Oa rralM. at Hotala,
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SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
NATIONAL GUARD '
GOES TO BORDER
Adjutant General Gets Order to
Send Companiei to Texas
As Soon as They f
Are Beady. . '
FIRST WHX START SUNDAY
Units Will Not Wait for Equipment
and Will Go to Points Designated
, (. . - By General Frtnston.;
AIL BATE BEACHED LINCOLN
'Camp Morehead, Lincoln, Neb.,
June 23. The entire Nebraska Na
tional Guard was ordered to the front
today. , '" ,. ...
The order was received from the
secretary of war and instructs that
alt the Nebraska Guard, whether by
regiments or separate companies, be
rushed to the border to points desig
nated by General Funston at once.
The order from Washington reads
that all department commanders are
to send immediately all regiments,
separate battalions, auxiliary troops
and separate organizations the mo
ment they are, reported as reasonably
ready for field service." ,
The entire National Guard was at
Camp Morehead today. The troops
consist of two regiments of infantry,
field hosoital corps sanitary troop
and signal corps. As soon as the order
was received, the camp took (on an
air of feverish activity. It was thought
that if the plans under way could be
worked out in time, the guardsmen
would be on their way by Sunady.
The men will be sent forward with
out waiting for full equipment, as
everything necessary will be -provided
at the points they are to be sent to.
No horses will be f.ent from Ne
braska under the present plans. The
government has orders in --Kansas
City for the purchase of 65,000 head
of horses fcr use-in the Mexican cam
paign. These horses will be bought
in Kansas Citv as rapidly as possible
and sent to the base camos. where
the troops will be outfitted on the bor
der. ' '
Adjutant General Hall and his
aides were busy immediately fixine
nnu...t.M .1!- I
up emcuuice witn mo rauiuau tuitt-
panies' and , meeting other arrange
ments for the rapid departure 6f the
troops. ..;r, ...v ' ,. .;, .. , .-
.. The guardsmen will be sent out in
companies as soon as the transporta
tion arrangements are made, the point
being to get them to the border at
the earliest possible moment.
- Farm Buildings
, In Furnas;County
BORDER PATROLLED INCESSANTLY M otorcyclea, with side cars attached, are being
used extensively along the Mexican border. Army officials are gratified with the results
of all recent experiments along this line. The photograph shows a patrol near, El Paso, t
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F&TR&iliIHGr MEXICAN BORDER OH M0T0E.CVOES. Qfol.)9tH StXVfCB
ALL STATES ARE
Baker Instructs Department Com
manders ' to Send Available -'
Guardsmen to Mexican ;. ; i'
. Border. , v- ; - -'
TOLD AFTER CABINET MEET
; TlMvor Chxr WoK Tuna CM
cial Xelegram.) A tornado touching
a small area passed through the farm
ing tuuiwry nine mucs norcneasc oi
kr lief .tlnlil- TU. C All i.
Bishop waf unrooTed and windows, he wuld attack any American force
De Faoto Envoy Tells r Diplomats
- llexioant Have Orders iSot to
MEXICAN CAPITAL - IS QUIET
Washington,- June 23, Eliseio At
redondo, Mexican ambassador desig
nate, today personally informed diplo
matic representatives of South and
Central American republics that the
Carranza troops in the state of Chi
huahua were under orders not to at
tack American troops, unless the
Americans assumed tne aggressive.
Mr. Arredondo stated that he acted
on instructions from his foreign
office. When . asked - whether the
warning of General Trevino, the Car
ranza commander in uninuanua, that
blown in. His barn was wrecked, or
chard torn up and windmill turned
over. At the farm ofEd Leech the
shingles were blown off the roof.
Small buildings were wrecked. J. T.
Shue lost a large granary. Other
farmers had similar losses. The wind
was accompanied by two or three
inches of rain that did great damage
to wheat and washed out corn. Light
ning struck in different places. .
Holdrege. Neb!. Tune
ieiegramj A tornado
miles southwest of Atlanta last night.
No one was injured. The roof of
Earl Marshall's house was torn off,
all out buildings damaged and 300
chickens andvthree calves were killed.
P. O. Peterson's Jarn and out build
ings were demolished. W. C. Ber
quist's barn was picked up, leaving
the horses standing. , The building
was wrecked. Hail fell four miles
north of Bertrand and wheat is 70
percent loss. Two inches of rain fell,
at Atlanta. No damage was done at
Holdrege. 1 '--rV .. .,
Great damage was done y wind
and hail in Howard county, the west
ern part being hard hit. High wind
and a three-inch rain at- Spalding, did
a good deal of damage.
Commission Merchants at Mitchell.
Mitchell, ifeb., June 23, (Special.)
A special car carrying twenty-five
Omaha commission merchants who
have been attending the stock grow
ers' convention at Alliance journeyed
trom tnat place to scotts Blutt yes
terday, where they spent the day un
til the, afternoon train left up the
valley. ' The train stopped here about
imccn xninuies 10 vigil.
War Drill at El Paso Gives Rise
to Report City Being Attacked
El Paso, Tex.,' June 23. General
George Bell, jr., this afternoon util
ized most of the soldiers here in a
driir which illustrated the steps to be
taken in case trouble should develop
from across the Rio Grande. -The
drill -was put on at all points where
soldiers are stationed, principally at
Fort Bliss. . ;, ,
General Belt's' step gave rise to a
report that El Paso was being at
tacked, but the truth soon became
known. ?' .-. . -
It was estimated today that at least
half of the Carranza garrison still
was in Juarez. - '
The burning of some Jbox cars in
Juarez early today gave rise to re
ports thafa largf portion of the town
was afire, but apparently was a pre
caution taken to prevent the rolling
stock falling into American hands in
case of a break. ',
Andres Garcia, Mexican consul in El
Paso, reported over the telephone in
Juarez today that all was quiet at
point where Mexican troops were in
the proximity of the American forces.
Reports spread here that the seven
teen negro troopers taken to Chihua
hua after the Carrazal fight were be
ing brought to Juarez to be turned
over to tne . American authorities,
Consul Garcia said if the report was
true he was not aware ot it
moving east, west or south had been
rescinded he said his instructions
made no mention of that matter.
Mexican embassy dispatches, today
said news of the fight at Carrizal was
received in Mexico . City without
demonstration of any -tort.
Absolute quiet prevailed in the city
and from all outward appearances It
was impossible to discern that the nation-
was facing a serious1 situation,
the message said. There was marked
activity among both the civilian and
the military officials of the govern
ment. - , ,
Advisinar the embassy of the- de
parture from Mexico City of the spe
cial train carrying ISO Americans for
Vera Cruz, the report added: ,
"During the last ten days," the mes
sage said, "450 Americans from Mex
ico City and elswhere have left and it
is not now believed by consular and
other officials that more than. 250
Americans now remain in the capital.
None of those remaining express any
apprehension regarding their safety"
House Passes Hay
Resolution to Draft
Washington, June 23. The house
this afternoon adopted the Hay reso
lution providing for the drafting of
members of the National Guard into
the" foreign service of the United
States by a, vote of 322 to 2 after
several amendments had : been
adopted. Representatives Huddleston,
democrat, of Alabama, and London,
socialist, of New York, cast two nega
TWO MEMBERS OF YORK
'York, Neb.; June 23. (Special.)
Yestcrday afternoon Quartermaster
sergeant Harry UMver Hobos . was
married to Frances Lovelace, Rev.
W. C. Harper of the Methodist Epis
copal church officiating. The bride is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Lovelace of Schoolcraft, a graduate
of Madison High school. The groom
is the son of Captain and Mrs. H. B.
Hobbs of this city add a sergeant in
Company H of the Nebraska Nation
al Guard, of which his father is cap
tain. . , -.:.:'. . . .
Arthur T. Smith, son of Deoutv
Sheriff Smith, member of Company
H, and Miss Amelia Kamrath, daugh
ter ot sur. ana Mrs, frank- Kamrath
of this city, were married at Stanton
by the county judge yesterday after
noon. Both young men left with
their company today for the mobiliza
tion camp at Lincoln.- .
Gate City Companiei Art Recruited
To-Full Strength and Will
.-.Start Soutk Sunday. v4
MUSTERING 0FFICEE AEEIYES
(From a BUM Corr.ipondent)
Mobilization ' Camp. iLincoln. Neb..
June 23,-Speciai. Telegram.) Com
panies of .Guards, have been arriving
alt. day, some of them fully recruitd
to the required number of sixty-five
men. , , . -
Among. those that had arrived by
noon were the following: Fifth regi
ment A, Lincoln; B, Nebraska City;
C, Beatrice; D, Auburn; F, Wymore;
G, Hastings; Band, Lincoln. - Fourth
regiment, band, Friend; A. B. C. D.
Omaha; K, David City and Osceloa;
M, York i - . .
uiapuan Lciay ot umana tor tne
Fourth regiment and Chanlain Bee-
cher of Hastings, Fifth regiment, are
both in camp and taking part in the
work of getting things in shape.'
; Captain Toops of Fort Leaven
worth arrived fust before noon. He
will muster in the men as soon as
definite orders have arrived as to
point of destination.
The first battalion of the Fourth
regiment wills be the first to move.
This battalion ia comnoae'd entirely of
Omaha companies, and while recruited
up to tne required number, it is possi
ble that some of them may fail in the
government examinations. In case
they do it is probable that the com
panies will be filled from other com
panies' so as to get the first troops off
not later tnan Sunday. - . .
C0ZAD BRIDAL COUPLE
START WITH FINE GIFT
Cozard, Neb., June 23. (Special.)
n urau lur eUgWU. nsa a wcuuing
gift today to Milton Kinnan of this
place, who was united in marriage to
Miss Ruth Harrington, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Herrington jjf
Cozard. The bridegroom is the son of
Mr, andMrs. John Kinnan. Rev. Mr.
Knapp read the marriage service.
Little Margaret Rhodes was ring
bearer. The bride wore white point
lace with skirt overdraped with em
broidered cloth of gold. She carred
a bouquet of orange blossoms and
lilliea ot the valley. - ,
PEACE UNION CALLS
COUNCIL AT EL PASO
Movement to Form Mediation Board
1 of Prominent Americans and
j - -Mexicans Started- '
PROMINENT MEN ARE INVITED
: New York, June 23. A movement
to. call a conference of American and
Mexican, citizens at El Paso in an ef
fort to avert war with Mexico was
announced " today by the American
Union ,' Against ,, Militarism. - The
union, .executive committee, after an
all-night session,, sent 1 telegrams to
William Jennings Bryan, David Starr
Jordan and Frank P., Walsh of Kan
sas City, urging them to proceed at
once' to El Paso and offering to de
fray their expenses,, which, it wai
stated, would-be met by fund to be
raised "by voluntary contributions
from Americans and Mexicans alike."
Similar telegrams were sent to Dr.
Atl, editor of a Mexico City week
ly; Luis Manuel Rojas, director of
the National library at Mexico City,
and Modesto C. Rolland, a Mexican
engineer in New York,
1 No date was set for the suggested
meeting, 7 The purposes of the union,
it is stated, are not only to delay hos
tilities, but to promote mediation and
relieve the situation along the border.
It was announced that telegrams
had been sent also to the ambassa
dors ot the A. a. U powers, urging
them to press' for mediation and to
endeavor to influence General Car
ranza against war. r ; '
Identified wtih the movement are
Oswald Garrison Villard. Amos Pin
chot, Lincoln Steffens, Dr. William D.
Wald, Dr. J. W. Slaughter of Phila
delphia and others,-
IRENE CURZ0N WILL
f V " MARRY LONDON BANKER
London, June 23. The engagement
is announced of Irene, eldest daugh
ter of Earl Curzon of Kedleston, to
Guy Benson, son of R. H. Benson, the
KLondon banker. v
Lady Mary Irene. Curzon - is 20
years bid. . Her mother was Mary
Victoria Leiter, eldest daughter of
the late Levi Z. Leiter of Washing
ton, D. C Lady Curzon died in 1906.
Brazil Paper Says Carranza is
Under the Influence of Germany
Rio Janeiro, June 23, The crisis
between Mexico and the United
States being followed by keen in
terest in Brazil and occupies a large
space in the. newspapers. The gen
eral tone of the editorial comment
is that President Wilson, while actua
ted by the best motives,, has run
afoul of prepondering elements in
Mexico which are under German in
fluence. ' v. 1 . i , i
In official circles hope is expressed
that war will be avoided, but it is
fully recognized that the continued
disorders in Mexico must end in
wearying the most sincere well wish
er of the country. There is a gen
eral agreement that some end must
be put to the present intolerable sit
uation, -so that the pacific- develoo
ment of the peoples of America may
Dr. Lauro Muller, Brazil minister
of foreign affairs, received the diplo
matic corps today in a taiewell audi
ence. He will sail for the United
States tomorrow on the steamer St.
Paul, v . , ' ,;:..-:,; , ,
Pent Answers Mexican Note.
Lima, Peru, June 23. A long note
from the Mexican minister of foreign
affairs, setting forth the opinion of
tne Mexican government tnat war
with the United States was inevitable
on account of the methods employed
by the American government, was re
ceived at the foreign office todav. The
note pointed out that 'all republics of
central ana soutn America would be
affected by a conflict. -. ,r
The Peruvian government returned
a carefully worded eply, couched in
friendly terms and expressing the
hope that peace would be maintained.
No Explanation Offered for the '
Changs in Original Plan of
War Bureau. .
BUSINESS OP MUSTER IS BEGUN
Washington, June . 2J. Secretary
Baker today issued orders to all army
departmental commanders to send to
the Mexican border all militia avail
able immediately upon their organi
zation, Vithout waiting for completion
of the -mobilization of the separate
states. , ;,- V' "
The announcement of the new or
ders was made officially after to
day's cabinet meeting, but it was un- -
derstood that they actually had been
ijiued before the cabinet convened.
No explanation was offered for the
change in the original plan, , The
original orders to the guardsmen
were for their mobilization in state
concentration camps to await further
orders. ',, ; ; -., ' , ':,, ,
1 oday s orders are exoeeted to re
sult in the immediate movement to
ward the border of separate ' regi
ments from many states whose en
tire national strength has not been .
The entire operation will- be caf- '
ried out between General Funston and
the departmental commanders. . The
War department will know of what is
irucccaing oniy as a matter ot in
ormation from renorta aubmittnl
after the fact by the departmental
commanders. The object aimed at is
to eliminate all unnecessary delay and
red tape in getting the guardsmen
to the front , , ,
. Work of Muster' Begins.'
Chicaeo. 111.. Tun 2.1 Mneturina
In of the National Guard in the states '
comprising the central department of
tne united states army already start
ti at Nevada. Mo,, will become, mom
general when mustering offficers will ..
- .1 . r .1 t 1 1 - . ., ,
wear tne unua o tne eiiinois guara
now concentrated at Springfield into' '
the federal service.- Major General
Thomas H. Barry, in command of the
central department made this an
nouncement today after receipt of an
order from army headquarters to send
io points ueaignaieo oy uenerai run
ston alll troops that are reasonably
ready for field service. ' ,
Bill Proposes ; : . '
Care for Families.
, Of Guardsmen
Washington. June 23 A, bill to an.
propriate $2,650,000 to provide for de'
jenoents ot teaerai volunteers and en
listed men of the National Guard mus
tered into the military service of the
United States was 'introduced today
by Senator Lee of Maryland and re
ferred to the committee on pensions.
The measure would direct the see- '
retarv of the interior, co-ooeratina -
with the commissioner of pensions, to -
make inquiry into tne condition ot
persons dependent upon guardsmen
or upon volunteers if they had been
called tor and to pay such depend
ents not to exceed $30 a month, ex
cept in extraordinary eases. ,
Munitions in Japan
. ...... "! " '. ' vj -
Tokio, Japan, June 23. The Mitsui
company informed a representative of
the Associated Press today that it re
cently received inquiries . from the
Mexican government as to whether
it could supply munitions and arms.
The company replied that it was phy
sically impossible, as it had more or-'"
ders than it could fill for the allies
of Japan.- . i - . -.. ,i v
The Mitsui, Takada and Okura,
three large companies . exporting
arms, formed a joint munition cor
poration before the war to purchase
munitions from the government ar
senal, which is the only establish
ment of the kind in Japan.
He Wants to Buy :,
You can find plenty
of people willing to
-s el 1 you anything
froni a jacknife to
an automobile,,' but it
isn't often you ruh
across someone who
wants to buy. ' Yet,
there is one column
in The Bee's Want
Ad section A where
people spend money
telling the -public
"what they, want. t9
buy. It's the Wanted
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read it. . -h
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