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) AMERICANS AND f
ALONG THE LINE
Regular Soldiers and Texas
National Guardsmen Battle
With Invaders From
Once Fair Land of Northern
France Now Wretched Waste
NO LOSSES BY. THE YANKS
Vigorous Exchange of Shots
Lasts for Period of FSrty
Fields of France Torn Up and
Disfigured by, Death Deal
ing Engines of War.
SCENES ABE DESCRIBED
VILLA AND DE FACTOS WAR
Washington, Oct. 20. General
Funston, reporting tonight on the ex
change oT shots across the borde at
San Jose, said that late reports reach
ing him indicated that the American
troops were fired upon "by drunken
rit San Antonio, Tex., Oct. 20.
?'- American troops and Mexicans
I J ' clashed near San Jose in the Big Bend
I I country) yesterday afternoon, accord-
I ing to a report received by General
A Funston early tonight from Colonel
Joseph Gaston, commander of the
district. The fight lasted forty-five
minutes. No losses were suffered by
tne Americans and information is
lacking regarding Joss among the
Colonel Gaston's report that a band
of about thirty Mexicans opened fire
on a detachment composed of twenty
three men of the Sixth cavalry and
Texas National Guard cavalry squad
ron, engaged in patrol duty between
Presidio and Ruidosa. Lieutenant
Cudington, commanding the troops,
ordered his men to return the (ire.
Fire From Covered Position.
A vigorous exchange of shots con
tinued for forty-five minutes, the
Americans and Mexicans firing from
covered positions on either side of
I the Rio Grande. Colonel Gaston did
t ynot indicate that the United States
tjT troops crossed in pursuit of tiie Mex-
icans. After, the fight Lieutenant
his command. . 1
' ' Whether the Mexicans ' were de
faeto government troops or members
of a bandit band was not known to
night. Colonel Gaston reported that
Major A. VI P.' Anderson of the Sixth
' cavalry had gone to San Jose to in
vestigate. Colonel Riojos, command
er of the Canranza garrison at Oji
naga, has gone to the scene of the
. fight for the same purpose, according
to Colonel Gaston. , - - -
Ozuna and. Villa Battle.. ' .j
. El PasO, Tex, Ofct. '20. Unofficial
reports, received hare from Mexico
fay that General Ozulia, with a force
of 2,000 cavalry, twelve machine guns
nd five pieces of artillery is engag
ing villa today m a battle at a point
; between Santa Ysabel and San An-
cres, , Nothing is known of the result.
; Leaves Chihuahua City. .
X Chihuahua. City, Oct. 19. General
Carlos Ozuna left here today with a
column of 2,000 cavalry, two section's
of machine guns and a sanitary corp.
all well supplied, was to take the field
' Villa Is reported to be in San An
' dres today, while his bands are visit
ing the neighboring ranches to obtain
loot. . - ' ' v
Ottawa, Oct. 20. The terrific de
struction wrought on the battle fields
of France is described in an official
communique from the Canadian war
records office, made public by Lieu
tenant General Sir Sam Hughes, min
ister of militia. Incidentally the com
munique reiterates the claims of the
British leader in regard to the su
perority of the allies in the air ami
in artillery,. In the latter respect, the
t-diiauian oiuce savs tnat the a liee
are firing five shells to the Gentians'
Describing the desolation caused by
the tremendous struggle the com
"Never has the human agency con
trolled such engines of destruction,
nor has war ever so profoundly im
pressed itself upon the face of na
ture, No plague could be more ruth
less, no natural blight more devas
tating." After describing the peaceful scenes
m the rear of the battle line, the per
fectly tilled fields, the farms culti-1
vated to. the last inch of their avail
able space and after paying a tribute
to the "brave, silent industry of the
women, the old men and the chil
dren" of France, the communique
Seen on the Field.
"The transition from this scene of
beauty, peace and ancient prosperity
is infinitely distressing. Fields are
given over to the trampling rows of
tethered horses and are disfigured by
a variety of encampments, from or
dered white tents to huts of rusted
biscuit tins and low, discolored shacks
of nondescript material. This area
of active occupation gradually thins J
CHURCH DO MORE
Leaders at St. Louis Conven
tion Want Organization to
Take Greater Interest
in Social Reforms.
WORKFRS CALLED HOSTILE
f?:Vji.,Tass Looks on Chris
and abuts a region of more sinist Ja, organizations as Un-
appearance. ' ,spp- friendly, One Says." '
'Here trees have broken bod?;. -uV
CHANGE IN STAND NEEDED
the houses seem in pam i
roofs -are rent, (heir winfc; '
their walls scarred and pief; . j.vjiut
the lull view ot the land ok-war
reached with the crossing of the bleak,
greasy slopes east of Albert with their
chalky scars. cut by the long lines of
- I he view suddenly sweeps into
the valley. Before La Boisselle there
were the original German and British
lines on July 1. This was the outer
wall, the stoutly resisting shell of the
defense through which the indomita
(Continued un Pag Two, Column On.)
WILLIAMS TELLS THE
FARMERS OF BANKS
Comptroller of Currency De
tails Whal New Federal
Banking Act Means.
LOWERS INTEREST RATES
Indianapolis,' Ind., Oct. 20. John
Skelton Williams, comptroller of the
currency, speaking here today before
the Farmers' National congress, .de
scribed the relation of the federal re
serve law to the farmer and closed
with a personal statement brought
out by President Wilson'ss recerft al
lusion to attacks on the comptroller.
"I see that our president, in an ad
dress at Shadow Lawn," said the
comptroller, "tells the country that
the bankers, or certain bankers, or
some special interests, are after my
official scalp because I, as the comp
troller of the currency, haveenforced
the law. This is no Surprise to me.
'I know that I have been held up
RESULT OF POLLS'
. FAVORING HUGHES
Pastime of Train Voting Shows
Republicans Far in the
FIRST DISTRICT SENTIMENT
(From a Staff . Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Oct. 20. (Special.) Con
tinued evidence that Hughes senti
ment is growing in Nebraska is being
shown in the poll of trains in different
parts of the country. A month ago
democrats took great pleasure in poll
ing trains and then publishing the re
sults They have not come forward
during the last week or two with any
evidence of that kind. . '.
Yesterday a poll of a train on the
Union Pacific, No. 17, from Fremont
to Columbus, showed vote of sixty
five for Hughes and, twenty-two for
Wilson, -.. i
Oh, the same day a Lincoln mao
polled a Burlington train between
Louisville and Lincoln and that vntr
as a kind of ogre, a (raw head and was fifty-three for Hughes and twen-
ly-nme ror w uson.
More Money to Vets
Washington, D. C, Oct. 20. (Spei
ciai telegram.; ine war and Navy
, departments announced today the ad
ditional award ot $1U a month to all
medal-of-honor men who are 65 years
' old or over. The sum will be added
, to the pension just as soon as the ap
plicant files with the commissioner of
pensions a certificate verified by the
respective secretaries of war and navy.
Among those benefited by the or-
' Jacob C. Miller, 2408 Camden avenue,
Andrew Trayner, 3916 California street,
Omaha. i , ' -
Joseph Hanka, North lend. Neb.
David Johnson, Central City. Neb. .
Andrew J. WidoHck. Smithfleld, Neb.
Edward B. Spalding. Sioux City, la. '
James Heppart, , Webster City, la.
''For Nebraska Fair with nlovny rlsthg
, temperature. ,
G a. m
i ' I
l 8 a. jn 28
ffl&jjjj 10 a. m 27
, P. m ..33
- ' 5 P. in 33
S ' " "
Sr- 1 o. m i, si
' S p. m....... go
Comparative Local Record.
. 1818. 191S. 1H. ma
Highest yesterday ... 3:1 . 811 72 .38
Lowest yesterday . .T. 20 4fi 55 22
Mean temperature . ... 20 66 64 "30
frerlpltaton 10 MO .Oft. .00
Temperature and precipitation departures
rrcithe normal: Deg.
Normal temperature t 63
Deficiency for the day 8V
Total excess sinoa March 1 244
Normal precipitation 07 Inch
Kxcess for the day 03 inch
Total rainfall since March 1...14.81 inches
Deficiency since March 1 ......11.62 Inches
Deficiency, cor. period. 1915 ... 1.30 Inches
Deficiency, cor. period, 1914 . . . 2.13 inches
Reports From Stations at 7 P M.
Station and State . Temp. High- Rain
of Weather. 7 I
Cheyenne, clear 40
Davenport, cloudy ......... 36
Denver, ciear 49
Des Moines, cloody ....w... 34
- Dodge City, clear 44
Lander, Clear '3a
North Platte, part cloudy . 40
Omaha, clear . 31
Rapid City, clear 44
Sheridan, clear 42
' Sioux City, clear 28
Valentine, cloudy 40
bloody bones, a terror to the banking
and financial interests of the country.
Perhao the best" answer to that may
be found in the records and imlisnuta-
ble.facts that the national banks of tjie
country today are stronger and in bet
ter condition than ever before; that
they are more numerous thait when
I became comptroller, are more Dros-
perous and show a smaller proportion
of failures and losses than was ever
known in their history, and my office
is receiving a steady stream of appli
cations for charters for new national
banks and for permission to increase
the capital of the existing banks."
It Hits the Grasping.
Mr. Williams said the new federal
reserve law "will forbid the grasp
ing from using for their own advan
tage the necessities of their neigh
bors" and that it puts the farmer on
the same plane as the Business man.
"The farmer," he said, "is enabled
to borrow according to his industry
ana commercial standing because his
banks know how and where to get
tne money, it will not be possible
to have the money supply locked in
the great centers for speculation or
gambling purposes while the real pro
ducers and legitimate productive com
merce are pinched or denied, perhaps
just at the timf of their most impor
tant need." . V ,
Cries of back to the farm, he said,
were futile without promise of com
fort and prosperity. (
"Put money, or opportunity to earn
it," Mr. Williams said, "on the farms
end the people will go to them fast
enough and stay with them. This is
precisely what the federal reserve
system is doing in large measure, and
we hope the rural credits system will
ao in even larger measure.
Transfer, of Money.
Mr. Williams told of the decentral
ization of huge accumulations of
money from the few great centers
.ind' its transfer to the federal reserve
banks, adHing twelve reservoirs from
which pipe lines already run to
nearly 8.000 banks, available to every
reliable farmer, storekeeper or busi
ness man. -
"God Almighty. alone," he said,
"knows how many strong men have!
had strength, hope and power sapped
by unfair interest rates; ho.w many
promising ooys ana girls have been
deprived of opportunity and driven to
worthlessnen and crime by tlie same
direful, inexorable power. .t
"This is the first time since the be
ginning of the natidnal banking sys
tem half a ceitury ago' that the
larmer has been able to borrow on
the security-of his farm from any na
tional bank." He added that there
had been "a general collapse in inter
est charges in those sections of the
country where the abuse was the
greatest and a general disposition by
banks in all sections to live within
the law." ,
i Banks that had been charging on
some loans up to 50 and 60 per cent
were now limiting charges to the
rates permitted by their state laws,
tne comptroller said.
.Lat night a well known democrat
in the lobby of the Lindell hotel, while
waiting for , the.. Norton! meeting to
Degm, was neara to remark to
friend; ; ,
i"i dont.likS the conditions that1 are
coming to the surface. Within the
last fwo days I have .seen things that
make me think Wilson may have a
hard time carrying Nebraska."
It is evident the democrats them
selves are already scenting defeat."
"I was much amused," said Secre
tary Beebe of the state republican
committee this morning, "to pick up
the local democratic paper and ob
serve big headlines announcing that
C. M. Skiles would support the demo
cratic ticket. Mr. Skiles has been a
democrat all his life, but the opposi
tion to the republicans is getting so
desperate that it is necessary to pub-
iisn neaaunes wun a column ot soace
whenever a democrat is found who is
going to support the democratic
ticket. It simply shows that they are
not sure of their ground and have got
to shoot in all directions, .hoping to
miiuence a tew votes.
C. F. Reavis. congressman from the
First district, who has been speaking
in uiucrciiL pans 01 uic uisrnci, caitea
at headquarters today and said there
was nq question but the visit of Mr.
Hughes to Nebraska had clinched his
district for republicanism.
Hughes to Tour
New England antl
Ohio Next Week
Utica, N. Y., Oct. 20. Charles E.
Hughes, homeward bound, passed
through Utica today, concluding his
third presidential campaign trip. xMr.
Hughes was due to arrive in New
York at 2 today. The nominee ex
pected to remain in New York, or
possibly at,ioi-ncIaire, N. J., several
days, before starting on his fourth trio
next week. The itinerary of this trip
nas not Deen made public, but it is
understood that tentative plans pro
vide for visiting New England and
Ohio again.' The campaign will close
with a meeting in Madison Sauare
Garden, New York City, Saturday
night, November 4. '
On his present trip Mr. Hughes
campaigned In ten states, four of
them, Maryland, West Virginia Ken
tucky and Missouri, being along the
northern fringe of territosy normally
democratic. He delivered thirty-nine
speeches and averaged about 500 miles
a day in traveling. The longest sin
gle day's trip was October 18, from
Sioiw Cityr la., to' Grand Rapids,
Mien., more tnan uu miles.
M. Louis, -Oct. 20. Urging that
without affiliating-itself with any
"political scheme" the church take a
larger interest in the work of improv
ing the masses, three leaders of the
church spoke at a joint meeting of the
houses of the Prntestnnf Rniu-nnal
general convention here today.
They said that by such action the
Li ot Iaborl" people,
...any vi wnum nave Deen estranged,
can be won back to the church,"
Klgnt Kev. Kdwm s T in., hl.i,
f K. I. at i .. . " """'K
v.. ncniiK, iv. j., sain ;
"Its a great mistake tn h;,,,i n,. (.,-
ttines of the church with the privileged
"There are manv mn u.kn .it
they are opposed to set many move
ments in the church," continued Mr.
Lines, but that is only because thev
oppose movements of any kind."
On Side of Social Reform.
Right Rev. W. A r..m k:.i.
of South Carolina said the church has
definitely and finally committed itself
IU IIIC WOrtC Of SOna r nrm
To the great body of laboring p
pie in inis country, he said, "the
churh represents privilege and the
enemy of progress. We know that
this is not a true indictment of the
Christian church w ..,. t.. .i..
, . ' ICI UIC
murtfi siana iortn pnnaiiv B. u.
1 . . . . -.1 'J me
wiunn or ine Tien and the poor.
uecrying the present method of
calling and educating young men for
the ministry. . Rishnn r..,.-,..
. . f -""I SI3U
" mas!l meeting tonight
i ne reason tor the decrease in the
iiuuiucr oi young men entering the
ministry is not to be. found entirely
m the materialism of .thi ... ..
opening up of new and attractive pro-
u suenimc pursuits but
in the lack of proper effort to lead
iiiciu in mat direction, he said,
The house of bishops submitted to
' luwcr nouse tor approval the re
election ot Bishop Arthur Selden
uoya or New York as president of
uio-awrcr-tTr-mtssions and of George
Gordon King of Newport, R. I. as
treasurer. - : ' '
The convention approver! a plan of
Vi V wrgy. tach parish
m the church is to be taxed for the
support of the pension fund 7.4 Der
rent n( fl.. nn....nt I .... .. p
r "". '" s.mry paia its pas
tor. Ihe plan provides for clergymen
who have reached the age of 68 a min
imum pension of $600.- ntip.half ei-
average annual salary of the clergy
andfor a maximum of $2,000 yearly
It was stated that there are 5814
clergymen in the church who will
profit by the plan. ,
undone Acton" Alliance.
The house of rlenirtiVs u.,,, -
, , "I "-.. Ull ICl-
uiu io as endorsing the work of the
Actors Church alliance. Rev. Will
iam E. GrOsvenor nl K' vi
duced the resolution and pointed out
that this organization has sought to
I- i if i. chasm of misunderstanding
uu cjwaicV mr centuries be-i
twecn ine cnurcn ana the theater.
Ltttroit, Mich., was selected as the
next place of the convention, subject
to the approval of the house of depu.
Tn.i convention wi)l be held
HI 1717. '
I I l JP&URZ
GAINS OF ALLIES
DISREGARD THE LAW
Fail to Afford Aid to Troops
of the Allies in Maintaining
Order in Athens.
CENSOR ON NEWSPAPERS
London, 6ct. 20, Extremely tur-
Umlent conditions 1n Athens Wednes
day night are reported in a dispatch
from Reuters' correspondent at the
Greek capital, sent that evening.
Greek reservists have taken the law
in their, own hands, despite the pres
ence of strong entente detachments
Of marines who trt, given virtually no
Berlin Reports Twot
TroQp Vessels Sunk
- In Mediterranean
Officers Elected, by
The Hardware Men
L. A. WELSH,Metiroloclt.
Indianapolis, Ind.. I Oct. 20. The
thirty -sixth annual Partners' National
congress, closed here today after be
ing in session since Tuesday. The
final business was election of these
President, E. R. Stockbridge. AT-
lanta, Ga.; vice presidents, J. A. De
venny, Morris, Minn., and John W.
Barger, Waverly, O.i treasurer, D.
K. Unshrker, Wright, la., and secre
tary, J. F. Griffin, Tiptonville, Tenn.
Atlantic City, N. J Oct. 20. The
National Hardware association at
the closing session of its annual con
vention here today elected C. A.
Knapp" of Sioux City, la., president.
Brace Hayden, San Francisco, was
elected first vice president; 'H. A.
Luedke, Milwaukee, second vice
president." T. J. Fernley, Philadel
phia, secretary treasurer. Members
Berlin. Oct. 20 fRv Wir.l...
Sayville.) The armed British trans
ports Crosshill anl Sedek were sunk
in the Mediterranean hv r:.rmDn
submarines last week, says an official
statement issued bv the German ad
miralty, un uctober 16, a German
submarine, it is said, shelled factories
and the rajlroad near Catanzaro in
Calabria, Italy. ,
The report dated yesterday, says:
"German submarines sanU in th
Mediterranean the 'following ships
October 4, the' empty British trans
port Franconia, 18,150 tons; October
11, the armed British transport
steamer Crosshill, 5,000 tons, with
horses and Serbian grooms; October
12, the armed British transport
steamer aeocK, f,ow tons, which was
deeply laden. The Crosshill and
Sedek were bound for Salnniki rin
October 16, a German submarine suc
cessfully shelled factories and rail
road Hnrlfe nnip f qnn--n :..
The sinking of the transnnrt Fran
conia, a former Cunard liner, was re
ported in an official statement issued
by the British admiraltv on OrtnhVr
5. The Franconia carried no troops,
but twelve of its crew of 302 were
The British steamer Crosshill mi
400 feet long and was 'built in 1910.
It'was owned in Glasgow and was
last reported as leaving Liverpool
September 20 for an unnamed destination.
maintaining oracr, ine atspatcft says.
"Ttmlgflt." the fnessat-e reads, "it la
evident that the reservists are out nf
qand, tot despite the fact that Strong
cavalry forces are escorting the
French and Greek marines, and sol
diers spread about everywhere, the
reservists, assembled in groups, have
tancu uic ww into ineir own nanus
and the Greek forces for the main
tenance of order do -not disnnaa nf
them..-..-. - v,. ...... . , ,
. Censorship Over Partem.
"The chief of the French nolic
control has informed the editors of
the anti-Vemeelos press that., begin
ning tomorrow, the French will exer
cise a newspaper censorship and that
newspapers prmt-ng anti-entente arti
cles run the risk of suspension.
Twenty-five officers and 600 men of
the Athens garrison have gone over
to tne national movement and left for
Saloniki, according to an Exchange
Telegraph dispatch from Athens.
"Newspapers announce," adds the
message, "that Janina,. in Greek. Epi
rus, also has gone over to the revolu
tionists, but official confirmation Of
this is lacking,"
Would Recognise United States.
Athens, . Oct 20. The- afternoon
newspaper publishes a letter, said Ao
have been sent by the American con
sul at Saloniki to M. Politis, foreign
minister or tne provisional govern
ment estaDiisnea by former premier
Venizelos, expressing the sincere
hope of being able to continue with
the de facto government the cordial
relations always heretofore existing
neiween tne autnoruies and this con.
BALLOON SCHOOL AT
OLD FORT OMAHA
Aviation Officers Lay Plans for
. Carrying Out Development
of Air Service for Army.
ASK BIDS FOR EQUIPMENT
Washington, Oct. 20. Army avia
tion officers are preparing to carry
men t-amuaign lor tne development
of the air service into the field of
balloons and- other tighter than ' air
craft. ' -
Major Charles De. F. Chandler of
the signal corps has been appointed
head of a new division: created in ihr
";;'?" J. J;WwoailerMvW M .the sigpal cofps.
All matters' pertaining to free and
captive balloons, dirigibles, hydrogen
generating Jants and (he;. like will
Hereafter tie; under'his charge He is
low 'in .Hew York assembling a staff
ot omcers to aid him, preparatory to
the establishment of a school for
tne training ot otticcrs and men for
the balloon service similar to the
aeroplane stations. Bids have been
asked for two spherical and two kite
balloons which will be the first equip
ment for the
i un acrvice. witn tne funds for avia
tionork made available by congress
it is planned to add additional bal
loons or dirigibles as rapidly aa tha
.en (iu nanuie ana care tor them can
The balloon school propably will
uiuiisiica at rort Umaha, Neb.,
where it is expected the fil-st bal
loon for the armv will k n- ui.j
A J apacillUICU,
rubber company there is co-operl
m"b mui-inc war department in
constructing a tighter than air equip,
ment. , , ! , r
What W. J, Bryan
Really Thinks of
Lincoln. Oct.- 20 CSnfri.t a-
idea of what Mr. Bryan thinks of the
candidacy of Mr. Hitchcock may be
gleaned from a perusal of this month's
Commoner, just out. In the preface
to the speech that Mr. Bryan is deliv
ering in other states it is mentioned
that he commends the state and con
gressional ticket. The prefice is as
'-After discussing- such local Issues as wars
partlnrat, and sjvlng endorsement to stats
candidates, Mr. Hryan emphasised the Im
portance of electing a democratic aenate and
house to support the president durlnr ths
next four years.
lo prevent anr misconstrtirtinn h.i
ing placed on this with reference to
rjeurasna, mere appears elsewhere in
the Commoner this short editorial:
An sxceutlon: When Mr nrv.n ...... ,k.
election of a democratic senate and house
to support the president's economic proiram.
.suaHa iiiusl not ns construed as an
..niii.Hi ui any reDreseniinve nf iv-n
street. If the money trust, the shlpptns trust
or ony other predatory Interest must have an
. .a.... ... me senate or nouse It Is better
Beatrice, Neb., Oct. 20. (Special 'I'l e a republican, ins sins
. . T . ,. ...r,, inursvu up 10
The adherents ofM. Venizelos
claim that this constitutes recognition
of the provisional government by the
United States. The American min
ister, Garret Droppers, denies that
any consul has been authorized to do
more than cultivate essential relations
with the de facto authorities in Myti.
lene and Crete, as well as Saloniki.
James H. Casebeer j
Dies Suddenly I si
v I or o
Russian Positions Stormed and
Sanguinary Attacks Are Re
pulsed in Galicia Many
Prisoners Are Taken,
LOST TRENjCHES RETAKEN'
Armored Autos 6f English Now
Masses of Wreckage Scat
tered Along Front.
BRITISH ADVANCE PAILS
Berlin, Oct. 20, (By Wireless to
Sayville.) The forward movement of
the allies' forces' in the bend of the
River Cerna, in southern Serbia has
been halted by thej'roops of the cen
tral -powers after a temporary Serbian
success. v '
German troops yesterday stormed
important Russian positions with ad
joining lines on the west bank of the
River Narajuvka, in Galicia, and re- ,
pulsed sanguinary counter attacks to- .
day. The Germans captureM fourteen
officers and 2,050 men and took elev
en machine guns. The greater part of
the trenches on the road between
Kaucourt L'Abbaye and Le Barque
which were captured by the British
October 18 were retaken yesterday
uy uerman troops.
. Attempts made by British detach
ments to advance last night north of
Courcelette and east of Le Sars failed. ,
The largest part of trenches vst
of the road between Eaucourt L'Ab
baye and Le Barque, taken by the
English October 18, was captured by
an attack. In the evening hours ad
vances of English detachments north
of Courcelette and east of Le Sars
As. only nov reported the .English
during the last great attack used
some of their much trurnoeted ar. i
mored automobiles or so-called tanks.
Three of them are lying before our
lines, having been destroyed by Ger
Torpedoed bj Submarine.
Conenhaoren. Oct. 20 CVia Inn- .
don.) The crew of the Swedish
steamship. Normandie. landed tnrlav
at Eederikshaven, the most, north
erly seaport of Denmark. Their ves
sel was toroedoed and annlr hv.s
pjerman submariner; The Normandie
was oi,j,j tons gross. It was iil -feet
long, thirty-five feet beam and
built in 1905.
Polish Legion Collapses.
London. Oct. 20 A rii.slii.t.m -
Beme, Switzerland,' to jjie Wireless
Press, says: ....
"Germany's Polish teirinn haa ml.
lapsed. After long efforts and coer. '.
cive pressure, Germany and Austro
Hungary succeeded in enrolling 1ft .
000 Poles. They were divided into ! 1
"Four brigades mutinied at the. be- '
ginning of October and they were
disarmed and imprisoned in the Brest
Litovski barracks. The remnants of
the men were sent to the interior of
Austria, the troops being considered
unreliable." ., ,
. Emperor In Good Spirits. ""
Amsterdam, Holland, Oct. 30.
(Via London .) Emperor - William
visited the Champagne front on
Wednesday of this week, irmrrlinat
to fhe Cologne Gazette and presented
General von Einem, cbmmander of .
the Saxon army, with ihe laurels of
the orde of Pour Le'Merite.
The emperor was in excellent nir.
its, the newspaper says, and showed
the greatest contidenr in tha ,.!
of the war. He. expressed lively sat
isfaction over the heavy losses of tha
aruisn ann rrencn.
BClgarians Are Routed.
Paris, Oct. 20. The war nffiV. .
nounced today that the Serbians have
captured the plateau and village of '
Velyeselo, on the western end of 'tbe '
Macedonian front, putting the Bui.
garians to rout. ." '
Telegram.) James H. Casebeer, edi
tor ot the Blue springs Sentinel, died
suddenly this evening at Blue Springs.
He had for years tkert an active part
in republican politics in this county
and served Gage county in the legis
lature from 1895-97. He assumed
charge of the Sentinel in 1886. He
was 58 years of age and" leaves a
widow gnd three children.
Bakers Say They Are Hit by
Curtailment of the Profits
Columbus, O., Oct. 20. Curtailment
cf profits because of the increase in
the cost of wheat and flour was in
strumental in causing .185 bakers of
the United States to fail in business
during Tunc, lulv and Atiiriist. armrA.
ot the executive committee elected I mg to figures compiled by the Na-
are: A. ti. Decatur, Boston; J.
Silliman, Atchison, Kan., and A.
tiotial Association of Master Bakers
through trade channels and made
public here today.
Charged With Recruiting
. 'For the Canadian Army
1 Dulutli. Minn., Oct. 20. W. L.
Thompson, Thorpe, Minn.; Stanley
Wood, Milwaukee, and R. G. Gordon,
Boulder, Colo., three men held as wit
nesses in the alleged violation of the
neutrality laws, were last evening re
leased on $100 bail to appear at the
hearing before United States Com
missioner Lerue either today or tomorrow.
- With John H. Allen and .'ark B.
rrentiss, they will appear as wit
nesses against Private E. B. Connell.
released on $1,000 bail, on the charge
ot recruiting in the United states
men for the Candian army.
nursed UD to ths rniKII.
party and lis will not hold oommlltea poal-
...... Duulu Hu , uquer aemocrats.
In another part of the paper the
colonel expressly commends the can
didacies of all democratic senators
save Hitchcock and Tom Taggart.
Eepublican Clubs 1 v
' In Thayer County
Hebron,' Neb., Oct. 20. (Special.)
Local renublicani nraanlvA
Hughes and Fairbanks club with T. H.
i-aricr, mayor, president; M. C. Mc
Mahon, vice president; C. Collins, sec
retary, and C. E. Green, treasurer.
The club started off with a splendid
membership and ' plans were made
whereby it is hoped to increase tin-
same to several hundred more.
Hughes sentiment is growing by
leaj and bounds in Thayer county
and republicans arc now aiixious to
strike while the-iron is hot. Hmh
clubs are to organize in every voting
precinct in the county during the next
fov days and a very active campaign
will be waged from now until elec
. : . '
Orders Issued to
. Equip Aero Corps
Washington, Aug. 20. Authoriza
tion was given today by Lieutenant
Colonel Squier, chief of the Aviation
section of the Army Signal corps, for
the complete equipment of two addi
tional aero squadrons for the regular '
army. When the material, costing
about $800,000 for each squadron, has
been delivered in San Antonio, Tex.,
the regular army flying service will
have been tripled. 1
Orders for enlistment of 1,391 men
for the new squadrons have gone out '
and selection of officers is being con
sidered. The squadrons will be or
ganized by Major . Benjamin D. Fou
lois, commander of the First aero
squadron, who has been' detached to
visit aero manufacturing plants. '
Each squadron will have twelve
aeroplanes of types-required by regu
lations just compiled. It will have in
addition twenty-five motor trucks anrl
other equipment. - .
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"Give the people as good
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and you will have a success
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