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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1916.
DEAD ARE BURNED IN
' CHIHUAHUA STREETS
, City Illuminated by "Human
Torches" Following Its Cap
ture by Villa's Forces.
WOUNDED FILL HOSPITALS
' . Juarez, Mexico, Dec. I. Ancient
Juarez was in the back wash of bat
tle today. Tonig'it the campfires
of another remnant army burn on the
plains to the south. Grim cannon are
parked in the customs house yard
with garlands of "jerked beef hang
ing from'thcir muzzles.
In box cars women camp follow-
ers of the Carranza soldiers cooked
their meagre meals tonight over char
coal braziers, while barefooted chil
dren many born on battle fields-
shivered from the cold as they
hovered in the lee of the big guns. .
Wounded Fill Hospitals.
Since early morning this old bor
der town has been the scene of mili
tary actitivities. Soon after 7 today
thj first troop train brought the rag
ced survivors of the de facto force,
which had fought at Chihuahua City
against Villa, and had escaped to the
north. Accompanying this train was
a sanitary section consisting of three
second class coaches ana one wmte
cross" hospital car. In these cars
came more than 100 wounded sol
diers of the Carranza command, who
were rescued from the heaps of dying
and brought to the border by their
comrades. The hospitals are filled
with wounded, and volunteer nurses
are working to care for the officers
and men who fell before the rain of
bandit bullets. ,
The troop train which brought
this surviving force to the border, left
Chihuahua City, at 10:30 Monday
morning, proceeding to a point near
Terrazas station were a burned bridge
-forced them to transfer to another
The officers of the Carranza com
mand, which for some reason was sent
here, and foreign refugees who came
on ai. earlier train gavo accounts of
the four days and nights of fighting
which preceded the evacuation of the
capital city, which are practically the
same and which 'pieced together
give a fairly connected account of the
siege of Chihuahua City.
Burn Bodies In Streets.
' According to these officers and refu
gees, tie dead had been piled in the
streets and oil poured over them, and
the early dawn was illuminated by
these human torches. Between the
cemetery and Santa Rosa hill the
dead covered the streets, many having
died days before. Along the streets
pear the railroad station, and sur
rounding the station one refugee said
he saw many cavalry horses with car
bines and sabres attached to the sad
dles, the Carranza cavalrymen having
abandoned them in order to leave the
city on the troop train. Along Zarco
avenue, according to the refugees, the
fighting had been fiercest, and many
civilians had been killed there and
in other parts of the city by shell fire
and rifle balls. The houses lining this
street' were pitted with the bullet
marks of the battle, a Syrian refugee
said, and many shell holes were to
be seen in the houses in the heart of
De Facto War at First.
A.I of the refusees aerced that Car-
ranza's troops were winning during
the first four days of the fighting, but
either because of a shortage of ammu
nition or tack ot morale, they aban
doned the city early on the fifth
morning of the battle, seeking safety
in flight in all directions. The taking
of Santa Rosa hill, wnich has always
been known as the "Key to Chihua
hua," was said by one foreign refugee
to have started the retirement of the
Carranza torces. which, thev aav. re
sembled a rout before the last train
l.ft Tk. ,,,l. ...:n. i r
Prefers Death to
Service Upon Border
Joplin, Mo., Dec. 1. After de
claring to friends that he pre
ferred death to further service on
the border, Earl F. Raymond, mess
sergeant of Company C, second
Missouri infantry, committed sui
cide today by drinking poison. He
was granted a month's furlough
Oct. 26, when stationed at Laredo,
Tex., and sent several telegrams
to his regiment commander, seek
ing an extension of his furlough.
He is said to have received no re
ply. Raymond enlisted in Joplin
when the troops were called out
THE MAGIC CITY
Improvement Clubs of South
Side Planning Big Drive
to Get Few Things.
CIVIC BODY IN THE LEAD
left The cavalry, artillery and infant
try poured down the streets leading
to the station, which is north of the
city proper, they said, and climbed
aboard the train in a wild scramble
to get away.
One civilian refugee claimed Gen
eral Gonzales Cuellar
ble for the taking of Santa Rosa hill,
where he was in command, as he al
lowed the infantry lines to be weak
ened. When the artillery was turned
on the city, this refugee says, the
moral effect was almost immediately
noticeable and the Carranza soldiers,
who had been eager for battle Sunday
night, dropped their rifles and fled
One refugee claimed to have seen
officers leave their men fighting to
ucc iur saicry.
I Sees Villa in City.
One Mexican civilian rpfii rll.
dared today he had seen Francisco
Villa in the city Monday morning be-
iore me iram icit. ne said Villa was
walking without the aid of crutches,
as if to inspire his men with his nr.
' titude. His mustache was shaved off
ana ne looitea much thinner than of
1 To obtain medicine for his wound,
Villa is said by this refugee to have
broken into two drug stores in the
city after he had penetrated the busi
ness section. Thinking this action
meant the beginning of looting, Villa
bandits broke into stores and private
homes, the refugee said. Villa, to stop
this looting, is said to have shot two
of his followers and succeeded in
topping the pillaging.
George Brittingham, an American,
was seen at the station in Chihuahua
City, one foreign refuge said, but he
did not get away on the last train. AH
of the refugees agree that there had
been no killing of foreigners up to the
time they left, although there were
rumors that several Chinese had been
Villa followers are said to have
captured five field pieces on Santa
Rosa hill, shouting "Viva Villa" and
linging as they charged.
Tinned Lobster Nearly
Fatal to William Hunt
IS GALA AFFAIR
Sound Teeth and Unpampered
Stomachs Make Short Work
of Turkey Gobbler.
BUT ALL ARE GENTLEMEN
The banquet hall of the Rome hotel
echoed and reverberated with iha
thunderous cheers of 350 newsbovs
inursday. They were there to cat
their annual Thanksgiving dinner,
They had their appetites and their
voices with them, and they used both
to splendid advantage.
uu i gci me iaea mat tnis was a
boisterous crowd. Not a bit of it.
Mogy" Bernstein, formerly emperor
ot the newsboys and now a prosperous
business man, was master of ceremonies.
He it was who led rh
from Sixteenth street to the door of
the banqoet hall. He it wan uihn
stood at the door as thev naH in
and cautioned them to "be little gen
tlemen. His voice brought instant
silence, actual, absolute silence, in a
room where 350 newahrwa u.r.i
Think of it I .
When they were all seated. Moirv'a
voice rang out: "Boys, boys, Rome
Miller, who owns this hotel, was nnrc
a newsboy, and it is largely through
him that this dinner is given. Three
cheers for Rome Miller." And they
were given in a manner that made the
When I 'was a newsboy I never
thought that I would Oct tn riivn .a
big hotel, boys," said Rome. "You
boys have jobs now. But some day
you won't be newsboys, and you'll
have situations, positions. Do you
know what I mean?" (Cries of "yes,"
"sure.") "And when you get into
something that is to be your life work
try to be the biggest men in that
business. I thank you."
Mr. Miller retired with his het aft.
er-dinner smile and bow while the
ooys entered. , ,
Best of 'Em All.
"Boys I" from Moirv hrnuirhr inarant
silence again. "Boys." said Mogy, "I
have been traveling around the coun
try a little and I find that the Omaha
newsboys are the best in the whnlr
country. ' (Cheers.) Ninety-seven per
cent or all our boys here'go 'straight.'
In'some other cities 50 oer cent fifth
newsooys become crooks. I want you
to live up to your fine reputations and
always De good Doys. 1 11 say for the
benefit of the visitors that we have
no newsboys in Omaha who si
craps or gamble and all our boys un
der io go either to day or night
school." (Great applause.)
Mogy then read off the names of
the men and nrms that provided the
dinner: Auto Clearing House, Toil
eteer company, G. W. Wattles, Frank
Johnson, Peto- Loch, John C. Lynch,
Pete Romig, Burgcss-Nash company,
j. nynes, iinerr xirug, Mogy
A big "drive" on the city council
and the street railway and other pub
he service corporations is now ir
planning by different improvement
clubs of the city. The Civic associa
tion is taking the lead and will soon
begin a concentrated campaign for
The boulevard system as planned
by the city engineer from Riverview
to bpringlake and Mandan park will
ne me nrst on the "drive - schedule.
The city council already has the prop
osition in mind, and it Is most likely
that an appropriation for the purpose
will be passed before spring. Thir
teenth street,, south, to Fort Crook,
is a government highway, and con
gress has already voted a large sum
for the pavinsr of this road. The nrin.
cipal complaint of property owners in
this district is that there is no street
car service. The street railway com
pany, at the request of several hun
dred taxpayers who petitioned grant
ed plans for the building of a street
car line, south, within two hlnrks r(
Thirteenth street at Y. The city
councij it is requested, must grant a
franchise, which up to the present
time has been refused.
Freight Track Wanted.
A branch freight track from the
Missouri Pacific railroad yards to the
base of Twenty-fifth street in the al
ley at N street is another obpective
The Civic association also will urge
the building of. two new Burlington
depots, one at Thirty-ninth and L
streets, and the other at the base of
Missouri avenue. This arrangement
will aid visitors to central portions
of the city.
West Side boosters want a street
car line isoutn on ihirtieth street,
from Q to the county line. The street
car company is-about to report fa
vorably on the matter, hiit aa in n.
case of the Southeast Improvement
club the city council stands in the way
pf a franchise. The combined mem
bers of the East Side, Southeast Im
provement clubs, the West Side
Boosters' club and the Civ tc asanria.
tion will bopst these moves besides
others and expect to accomplish con
siderable before spring.
Mas-It CHj- Howling.
C. C. C. BILLIARD PARLORS.
Engineer Dead, But
His Train Runs On
Phillipsburg, N. J., Dec. 1
While its engineer lay dead beside
the tracks near Black Tom Island,
a milk train on the Lehigh Valley
railroad, early today ran., thirty
miles beyond that point before the
fireman, Allen Miller, discovered
Shaffer was mining.
Miller's attention first was at
tracted, he said, when the train
passed an important crossing with
out heeding a signal warning.
Seeing that Shaffer was not at
his post, Miller brought the train
to a halt.
Shaffer apparently had climbed
out on the running board of his
engine and had fallen off, sustain
ing fatal injuries.
ALLIES WILL LAND
Greece Definitely Rejects De
mands of Entente and Lat
ter Prepares to Strike.
WILL DISEMBARK SOLDIERS
turned from tha
brother, Bryan, he
Athens, Dec. 1. (Via London, Dec
1). The entente allies are ready to
begin the debarkation of troops at
Piraeus, the port of Athens.
The Greek government has retaken
control of the postoffices and tele
graph lines in Athens, expelling the
French control officers.
London, Dec. 1. The Greek gov-
Black Hills. With klI I :"" tfil iu vat nu-
has been tuitivatini ex- mirai uu rournet definitely refusing
nis demands, according to a Keuters
dispatch from Athens.
An Athens dispatch to the Daily
Chronicle, under date of Nov. 30,
ascribes the following stat.emen,t to
Vice Admiral du Fournet,'in command
of" the allied fleet in Greek waters:
"I insist absolutely upon the execu
tion of my demands and will see that
they are realized in spite of all ob
stacles. French, British and Italian
detachments will be landed at all
points necessary. I will endeavor to
avoid bloodshed, but will fulfill my
Vtah Eleven Defeated.
Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 1. Colorado
college defeated, the University of Utah to
day by a scora of 21 to 6. Utah put up
a same fight all the way, but the experience
and weight of the visitors were too much.
The Tigers scored In the first, second and
fourth quarters and had the Utahans on
the defensive most of the time. Utah
acored Its only touchdown In the fourth
Briej City News
tensive land holdings of Mr. Nixon.
Bonds furnished for contrartora. acm.
tors, admlnlatrators. offlclala. emnlovea and
In civil or criminal proceedings, through
one of the leading surety companies of the
uimea aiaiee, ny tneir local agents, the
SOUTH OMAHA INVESTMENT CO.
If you desire to sell, rent or trade vone
property, pleaae call at our office and lt
us show you our progressive methods and
unsurpassed service. We have faith In
"printers' ink" and If your proposition Is
listed with us It will be made known tn
hundred thousand people or where ALL
the Omaha newspapera are read.
MOUTH OMAHA INVESTMENT CO.,
425 South 24th St. Phone South 1847.
Virginia- Pearson anneara at the Rw
tonight aure In "The War Brlde'a Secret,"
a maaslve six-reel William Pox nltcura. no
see It. Wo advance. Tonight only.
several wonders Several wonderful val
ues await you here at Flynn's for this week
end sales' promotion. Ladles' suits at SS.75,
17.60, SS.60 and up to 120.01. They are
great at the price. Ladies' and mlsaea'
coats, garmenta you'll have to admire, 12. ts
, fdu.vu. we nave Just received a email
lot of fine black fura. auaranteeri fnr
nu coior. we can aave purchaaers a con
slderab amount on the price of these.
but there's not enough to last long. If in
terested, call Saturday or Monday. New
minas just received are vnuna mn- nlnnh.
back suits and overcoata. boys' K. and 13.
wanna, ooya auits, pajunlans, the new
sleeping garment for men. wnmen ana hii.
dren. Men's neckwear, men's lewelry. ladlea'
waists, fine embroideries and handker
chiefs, etc.. all Drlced close tn the ntilli
Jno. Flynn & Co.
Tanner ; 20
Konnedy , , .20r,
Tol' 112 8J5 804 2601
CURO MINERAL SPRINGS.
Antleraon . ; .....1.11
Bernstein, Caryl Strauser and C F.
Three hearty iheers made the win
dows rattle. ""
Boys I rang Mogy's voice again.
"Boys, on Christmas night a dinner
will be served here for the Omaha
newsboys by Oeorge tirandeis.
A cheer that must have cracked the
walls greeted this announcement-
Tony Costanzo and Sam Ziegman,
two "kings of the newsboys," assist
ed in handling the boys. King Mike
uarto wasn t able to be there, but
sent Crown Prince Frank Odoroso In
Police Auto Hits
Taxi; Three Bruised
The police emergency car. driven
by George Armstrong and occupied
by Detectives Jac" Heil and Edward
Brinkman. last tiisrlit collided with a
taxicab driven by H. Penchanskymr
tttu murui xweiuy-sixtn street, ana
occupied by EuEene Thomas (cnl-
oreai, inirteenth and Douglas.
Thomas and the two detectives were
badly bruised and both cars consid
The car was headed for 2616 Dodge
street in answer to a call. Later the
police patrol answered the call there
and Lloyd Buckner, who lives up
stairs, was arresiea. ne was taken
into custody on the complaint of .the
12-year-old daughter of Mr K A
Johnson (negress). Attempted as
sault is charged.
Restaurant Man Kills
Death wound uo a holidav celehra.
tion for Aaron McDonald, negro, of
Council Bluffs, -last night, in "The
Cathead" restaurant, 1011 Capitol
avenue. George Gates, restaurant
keeper killed him.
McDonald entered the restaurant
and demanded food. Gates, as is cus
tomary in that restaurant, asked him
if he had money. In reply McDonald
pulled out a knife, witnesses said, and
started for Gates, who seized a re
volver and shot him through the
heart. Half a dozen witnesses said
uaies nrea in sell-defense.
To'1' 713 89S , 77X 24)9
STARS AND STRIPES.
1st. Sd. 3d
By New Conference Order
Washington, Dec. 1. Nation-wide
re-distribution of box cars is required
by a new order agreed upon by the
railroad conference committee on car
efficiency in its campaign to relieve
the car shortage, which is holding up
freight shipments in many parts of
the country. The order, which will
be issued tomorrow to become ef
fective immediately, directs lines in
sections where there is an excess of
such equipment to retifrn at junction
points until further notice specified
percentages of box cars in excess of
the number received by them. I
Platinise Wedding BJnga Edholm.
Hava Boot Print It Now Beacon Preaa.
IJvtiHn Vitini Thirgaaa-Orandep Co.
' Rote. C. Druesedow A Co., 860
Omaha Knl'l Rank. Listed and unlisted
securities: bank stocks; several 7 per
cent guaranteed gilt-edg-e investments.
Fine Fireplace Goods Sunderland.
Change Firm Name Amended ar
ticles of incorporation Bled with the
county clerk show thatThew & Luhr
has been changed to L,unr ec uum.
Brick Terraces Sold The brick ter
races at the southeast corner of Pa-
o-lfic street and Thirty-second avenue
have chanced hands. H. J. Root sold
them to Martha Withnell for $45,000.
Move tn Salt I,aki Mr. and Mrs. J.
A. Heuston have moved to Salt- Lake
City. Mr. Houston was connected with
the American Express company in
this city and goes to Salt Lake as a
Beat Meal for tbe Monay Clalremont tna.
Talk to Klks Mathew Gering'of
Plattsmouth will deliver the -annual
memorial address next Sunday to the
Council Blurts lodKe of Elks, and K.
C. Page will be the speaker at the
Beatrice gathering of Elks.
Solta pressed, SOe. Carey ring. Co. W. S02.
Undesirables Deporte a W. R.
MansAeld. immigrant inspector for
the government, was in Omaha on his
way back to Denver from Mew lorK,
where he had recentry gone witn a
trainload of undesirables to be de
ported back to Europe. The inspector
predicted that after the war there
would be a large influx of immigrants
or the better class.
Graduate of University
Of Iowa Dies Suddenly
Denver, Dec. l.-i-George S. Redd.
62, attorney, died at a local hospital
today after a weeks illness. Mr.
Redd was graduated from the Uni
versity of Iowa, and fof a number of
years practiced law at Ness City,
I I CLOTHINO COMPANY 49
COR.1' & DOUGLAS A
A beautiful 42-piece din'
ner set, decorated with
gold bands full service
for 6 people given
Pimples and Skin Eruptions
Source of Great Danger
They May Mean Eczema, Scrofula The
First Sign of Inherited Blood Disease.
. Pimples, scaly itching skin, rashes,
burning sensations and Scrofula de
note with unfailing certainty a debili
tated, weakened and impure state of
the blood. The trouble may have been
in your blood from birth, but no mat
ter how you were infected, you must
treat it through the blood. It is a
blood disease. You must use S. S. S..
the standard blqod tonic for 50 years,
if you expect relief. For purifying
the system, nothing is equal to it.
The action of S. S. S. is to cleanse the
blood. It soaks through the system
direct to the seat of the trouble-
acting as an antidote to neutralize the
blood poisons. It revitajizes the red
blood corpuscles, increases the flow
so that the blood can properlv per
form its physical work. The dull slug
gish feeling leaves you the com
plexion clears up. Even long standing
cases respona promptly. iJutyou must
take S. S. S. Drugs and substitutes
won't do. Get S. S. S. from your
druggist. If yours is a special case
and you need expert advice, write to
switt spephe Co., Atlanta, Ga. Adv.
101"' 7 77S 124 S3tt
Kean US 1(J
ooney 164 1
Manaan 110 !7
"annon 171 155
McDonnell . 159
T"l Ill 127 778 2M7
Magic City Gossip.
For Rent storea. houses, cottairea and
BuuiM uaana in vestment CO.
numoer s r atoek yards bays and
South citdere made the trip to Lincoln yes
terday to see the Nebraaka-Notre Dame
oaiua. uonsiaeraoie money waa bet by theae.
John Nlaon. son or Mr and Mm a a
Nlion, Klthteenth and Missouri alenue, re
, Tinned lobster nearly caused the
deathof William Hunt, Fremont farm
laborer, yesterday afternoon. He
ate the stuff in a South Tenth street
restaurant, and a few minntra lar
he was found writhing in terrihlL New Ypibr--BCcT'h David Parish.
the sidewalk near T.welfth 21,Wirvicted a week igo on a charge
Convicted Slaver Given
Long Termin Penitentiary
igony on the sidewalk near T.welfth
He was taken to St. Joseph's hos
pital, where for a while his condition
was considered critical. He finally
regained consciousness and is now on
- the road to recovery. - i
of selling younir wmnrii into "white
slavery" was sentencedin the court
of general sessions todaXto not less
than nine and a half norYlore """
niiretcen and a half yearf slate
prison and to pay a fine V i'.OW-
Poisoned by Thousands
(By L. H. Smith, M. D.) '
The victims of auto-intoxication are
many thousand every day. By reason
of the toxins, or poisons, bred in the
intestines, these poisonous bacteria
are sent all thru the blood channels
and the, victim feels tired, sleepy and
headachy, or the brain doesn't work
as usual. The best treatment for this
is to drink hot water before- break
fastplenty of water all day and pro
cure a supply of Dr, Pierce's Pleasant
Pellets, made of Mayapple, leaves of
aloes, etc., with 410 calomel, entirely
vegetable, which can be obtained at
drug stores for 25 cents.
Equally important is it to pleanse
kidneys and bladder, and rlrlnkino-
plentifully of pure water will cleanse
them to a certain extent. Then ob
tain at a drug store a little Anuric,
which was first discovereTiy Dr.
Pierce of Sureical Institute in Rnf.
falo. Anuric should be taken before
meals. It is many times more potent
uian iitnia in mrowing ott tile poison
ous accumulations of uric acid.
Dr. Weir Mitchell once said": "What
we call diseases are only symptoms of
cunuiuons. Aiiow tne man s vitality
to be reduced to a certain point, and
he is ripe for any of these weak
nesses, or certain conditions which we
Through failure of ltirln eva tn art
through congestion, inflammation, any
person's condition is ripe for disease
to fasten its hold upon the system.
Anuric has been tested for the past
few years for kidney, hladder. nrir
acid troubles, rheumatism, gout, and
such ailments as follow, and so many
cases, both acute and stubborn, have
yielded to this wonderful remedy that
I do not hesitate to recommend it.
SHE STARTS on the
Cold weather can't
stall you if you keep
everything out of your
Red Crown Gasoline
A quick kick in every drop
no matter where the
mercury drops to. Always
the same wherever you buy
it Look for, the Red Crown
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
Men's Overcoats. Dinch baekn. full r,t.elr
belted backs and convertible collar Mfvlxw.
made of heavy novelty overcoatings in
mixtures and striDea. also melrnnu and
cheviots, all seams piped, lined through
out or , with yoke lining, many with
satin sleeve lining, sizes S3 to 84
usually $13.50 4T A
I Saturday at SjfiO
C CROWN J
Men's Suits in
t conservative 3
back and soft
models, made of
tweeds fai gray,
brown and olive
m i t u r a s,
stripes a n d
checks, also all
wool blue serge
lined with mo
haorjisrge, sizes 33 to 46,
Boys Heavy Wool
pinch backs and
belted all around,
bright, pretty col
sizes 8 to 17
; years, $5.00 val-
Boys' Suits, with
two pairs of peg
k n i c k e rbockcr
pants, pinch back
styles with three
piece belt, dark
6 to 18 yearn, reg-
Mens Shoes, button, blucher and lace
uyies. mane ot gun metal caifskm swh
toes ana wine ireaK iocs, styles sultabli
for dress and work, sixes 6 to 14
well worth $3,50 r M mm
A Few for the Many
Right here in your own home town.-South Omaha, within reach of all, fifty busi
ness houses have used their combined capital as a purchasing power and made a
sales agreement to give to you on everything you buy, the advantage of this pow
erful buying and selling arrangement. Not only have they had all the markets of
the country opened to them for the purchase of what they wanted, but they are
determined to give you the very best of each article bought. They want you to feel
TOYLAND 1 1 111 "ueres rul parauei witn them. They want you to know this.
TJBt'i i. No War Babies-It's Peace Orders That Count
Men's $1.50 Gloves, tans, browns;
"Adler s make, in this mrmev sav
ing Sale, Saturday, Ag
Men's 75c Flannelette Niffht.
Shirts f cut wide and full; all sizes;
in this money-saving, sale. QQ
Saturday, at JC
iraua.ivai ior i;niiarn Ol
all ages. Many amusing novelties
that will entertain even older people,
Visit this department of our store
and see again the Interest our buy
era have taken In your Christmas
Oift Needs by collecting during the
pant year this mammoth display.
Central Furniture Store
- llth and Howard.
None of the men in this organization are selling machine guns, 42 ctr. shells or
anything to make war with, except to combat high prices. By their judicious buy
ing they have laid in supply ammunition merchandise to carry on their war
of giving you the most for your money. Ask your dealer if they give tickets before
Men's $1.00, winter weiriit. Union
Suits, closed crotch style, in this
money-saviqg Sale, Sat- 7Q
urday, at aC
ti- ini sfl iffi e I
CLOTMirG COMPANY M
-f COR. t- DOUGLAS ft
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