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Prussian Finance Minister Pre
dicts Ultimate Success De
spite Pood Scarcity.
London, Jan. 17. In submitting the
1917 budget in the Prussian diet Dr.
Lcntze, the minister of finance, ac
cording to Reuter dispatch from
Amsterdam, made the following state
ment: "Each time we have submitted the
war budget in the last two years, we
have entertained the hope it would
be the last with which we would
have to deal. Again we submit a war
Budget and we should not like
abandon the same hone desoite th
fact that the German peace offer has
been refused by our enemies with the
announcement ot their policy ot war
to destruction.
After proohesvine that the attack
of Germany's foes would fail before
the bravery of the German forces, Lr.
Lentze continues:
"The war has severely taxed our
Duaget and has demanded special ef
forts. Although a balance of receipts
ana expenditures was established on
tne estimates, this was only in ap
pearance, because many important
1 1 nnanciai questions had to be oott
poned until later. This means until
I! after the war. We must continue to
conduct our political economy on
narrower, more stringent lines than
"The principal thing today is that
we win tne war, ur. Lentze con
turned. "The blockade makes itself
felt more and more. It cannot be
denied that it lies heavily on the
country, and yet it must be borne.
Encroachments on private interests,
the aimcuities ot supplying foodstuffs
and their costliness certainly are very
great. . Many a man with smalt in
come and a large family has great
difficulty to meet them, but what is
the welfare of a single individual as
compared with the future of our
whole people f
"Our enemies make a great mistake
it they believe they can conquer us
bjr a blockade. No one starves in
Germany, despite the blockade. This
has been well provided against. In
enemy countries the cost of food and
the distress in many respects are
greater than with us. There are still
aimcuit months ahead ot us, very
ncavy ngnnng stm 10 overcome, man
sacrifices of blood and treasure stii
to make. We do not deny it. Bat
our confidence remains firm. We are
all convinced that we cannot be At
feated and that victory will be with
us. Our true God, who so certainly
has guided the young empire of Prus.
si, will remain with us if on I
do our duty, and this we sha
with willing hearts.
T Frvvfwt Grto.
Coldi eauee trip L.ue Bromo
Quinine removee rtuw. There le only one
lure on boa. !5o Advertisement.
' tCaatlaaeel Ami tmn Om.)
ter year the general board urged the
building of more shins than congress
would agree to, until at the last ses-
sion a great building program based
upon its recommendations finally was
Wilson ' Statement
It waa because of the admiral's
keen aversion to many suggestions
that his health and strength were
failing that the naval physiciana at
tending him agreed with the family
to make no announcement of his con
dition after the attack Thursday. It
was given out that the admiral had a
cold, and until Sunday even the doc
tors hoped that he might master the
disease.' Yesterday his condition had
become so serious that the facta no
longer could be withheld.
When news of the admiral's death
waa received at the White House,
'President Wilson authorised the fol
lowing statement:
"In expressing his grief at the
death of Admiral Dewey the presi
dent said the whole nation will mourn
the loss of its most distinguished na
val officer, a man who has Men as
faithful, aa intelligent and as success
ful in the performance of his respon
sible duties in time of peace as he
was gallant and successful in time of
war. It is just such men that gives
the service distinction and the nation
a just pride in those who serve it."
Patterson, Omaha Boy in
: The Navy, Gets Promotion
D. C. Patterson, jr., son of D. C.
Patterson of Omaha, has received a
fromotion in the United States navy,
lis father received a letter from him
yesterday stating that he has been ap
pointed flag lieutenant "to Admiral
Knight of the Asaciatic station at
Shanghai. He has accepted and will
sail some time in the spring.
Young Patterson is a graduate of
the Annapolis Nsval academy and has
been in the naval service since 1904.
He was executive officer on the de
stroyer Samuson, and is at present in
Atlantic waters, around New York.
He indicates that he is likely to sail
fpr Shanghai 'in February or March
and says that at any rate he will be
in Omaha to visit home folks before
he goes on to assume his duties in
the orient
Supt. Clemmons and Normal
Heads Reverse School Policy
(from a Buff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Jan. 17. (Special.) Rural
high schools rather than consolidated
rura schools,' and normal training
only as post-graduate high school
work has been urged on the house
educational committee by State Su
perintendent Clemmons, and Presi
dent W. S. Cohn of Wayne Normal,
President R. I. Elliott of Chadron
Normal and President George S.
Dick of Keaney Normal.- The com
mittee met with these officials in the
state superintendent's office Tuesday
Two Wolves Killed.
Avoca, Neb., Jan. 17. (Special.)
. A wolf hunt was held near this city
' Monday and two wolves were killed;
several escaped. A scope of country
five miles square was taken in by the
hunters and over 200 men participated
the roundup.
Text of New Allied
Note Telling Why
Peace Impossible
( ( o n 1 1 n u r.1 Prom Page One.)
the near east was a scheme which, had
the sultan been sincere and the pow
ers united, could ever have been real
ized. It rrtainly cannot be realized
now. The Turkey of union and prog
ress' is at least as harhariotis and is
far more airerrssive than the Turkev
of Sulian Abdul Haniid. In the hand
of Germany, it has ceased even in ap
pearance to be a bulwark of peace and
is openly used as an instrument of
"I'nder German officers Turkish
soldiers are now fighting in lands
frnm which thev had Ions been ex
pelled and a Turkish government con
trolled, subsidized and employed by
uermany Pas been guilty ot massa
cres in Armenia and Syria more horri
hie than any Accorded in the history
........ i. - ..i 1- .r
ui muse uinidiiy luunincs. evi
dently the interests of peace and the
claims of nationality alike require that
Turkish rule .over alien races shall if
possible be brought, to an end; and we
may hope that the expulsion of Tur
key from Kurope will contribute as
much to the cause of peace as the
restoration ot Alsace-Lorraine to
France, or Italia Irredenta to Italv. or
any ot the other territorial changes in
dicated in the allied note.
Provide no Security.
"Evidently, however, such terri
torial rearrangements, though they
may diminish the oceans of war, pro
vide no sufficient security against its
recurrence. If Germany, or rather
those in Germany who mould its
opinions and control its destinies,
again set out to domineer the world,
they may find that lv the new order
of things the adventure is made more
difficult, but hardly that it is made
impossible. They may still have
ready to their hand a oolitical svstem
organized through and through on a
military basis: they may still ac
cumulate vast stores of military equip
ment; they may still persist in their
methods of attack, so that their more
acihc neighbors will be struck down
efore thev can orenare themselves
for defense. If so, Europe when the
war is ovr will be far poorer in men.
in money and in mutual good will than
it was when the war began, but it will
not be safer; and the hopes for the
Members of Committee Unable
to Agree on Counsel to
Direct Inquiry.
future of the world entertained by the
president will be as tar as. ever trom
Germany Stands Above.
"There are those who think that
for this disease international treaties
and international laws may provide a
sufficient cure, out such persons have
ill learned the lessons so clearly
taught by recent history. While other
nations, notably the United States of
America and Ureat Britain, were striv
ing by treaties of arbitration to
make sure that no chance auarrel
should mar the peace they desired to
make perpetual, Germany stood aloof.
Her historians and philosophers
preached the splendors of war; power
was proclaimed as the true end of
the state, and the general staff forged
with untiring industry the weapons by
German armies should suppose them
selves safe from German methods,
the submarine has (within its limits)
assiduously imitated the barbarous
practices of the sister service. The war
staffs of the central powers are wel
content to horrify the world if :l
the same time they can terrorize it.
"If then the central powers succeed,
it will be to methods like these that
they will owe their success. How can
any reform of international relations
be based on a peace thus obtained?
Such a peace would represent the tri
umph of all the forces which make
m . ,i.,.,,;c. .i,. ...;i;, ,.i ii .k. , Washington, Jan. 17. Members of
methods on which civilization rrlies ,np nouse nl,es committee in confer
to eliminate the occasions of interna-f ence late today were unable to agree
tonal dspute and to mitigrate their
Terrorism by Land and Sea.
present war inevitable by attacking ,,c h"rlngs to" "d P'obMy
the rights of one small state and thev "nllc U""1 counsel had been chose.
gained their initial triumphs by violat-
ing the treaty guarantees of the tcrri-' Washington, Jan. 17. The leak in
tones of another. Are small states ' vestigation was interrupted today
going to find in them their future pro-1 while the house extended the time of
; on counsel to be employed to direct
the leak investigation. It was an
! nounced that there would be no pub
tectors or intreaties made by them a
bulwark against aggression? Terror
ism by land and sea will have proved
itself the instrument of victory. Are
the victors likely to abandon it on the
appeal of neutrals? If existing
treaties ar no more than scraps
paper, can fresh treaties help us?
the violation of the most fundamental
canons of international law be
crowned with success, will it not be
in vain that the assembled nations
labor to improve their code? None
will profit by their rules, but powers
who break them. It is those who
keep them that will suffer.
(CMttaoed From Pact One.)
the investigating committee thirty
day and authorized it to employ coun
sel. This foreshadows extending the
inquiry to its broadest aspects. Tak
ing of testimony will be resumed to
morrow, probably with J. P. Morgan
of j and other financiers in the witness
If i chair.
which at the appointed moment power
rangemcnts lor maintaining peace
might be achieved. These facts
proved clearly enough that treaty ar
were not likely to find much favor at
Berlin; they did not prove that such
treaties once made would be utterlv
ineffectual. This became evident onlv
when war had broken out, though the
demonstration, when it came, was
overwhelming. So long as Germany
remains the Germany, which without
Shadow ot justification overran and
barbarously ill-treated a country it
was pledged to defend, no state can
regard its rights as secure if they have
no better protection than a solemn
Belgium an Example.
"The case is made worse bv the
reflection that these methods of cal
culated brutality were designed by the
central powers not merely to crush to
the dust those with whom they were
at war, but to intimidate those with
whom they were still at peace. Bel
gium waa not only a victim, it was
an example. Neutrals were intended
to note the outrages which followed
on its occupation, the deportation of
portion of its population, the cruel
oppression of the remainder. And lest
the nationi happily protected, either
by British fleets or by their own from
masts, and probably was of high
speed. .
Philadelphia, Jan. 17. The British
steamer Georgic, Philadelphia for
Brest, reported sunk by a German
raider, had in its cargo 1,200 horses
for France. A large quantity of cat
tle feed. 98,000 bushels of wheat. 10.-
000 barrels of lubricating oil and 430
cases of rifles were destined for Liv
I he cargo ot the King George,
Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del.,
for Manchester, also reported sunk,
carried 1,199,100 pounds of powder
from the Dupont powder works, val
ued at $957,000, and included in the
general cargo waa 40,000 bushels of
Dr. Reitman Is Given Six
Months in the Workhouse
Cleveland, O., Jan. 17. Dr. Ben
Reitman of New York today was
found guilty of distributing birth con
trol literature after the jury had de
liberated thirteen hours. Police
Judge Cull fined Rierman $1,000 and
sentenced him to six months impris
onment in the workhouse. He was
held in jail under $2,500 bail. A mo
tion for a new trial will be heard
January 20.
Douglas County Members
Have New Lawsuit Plan
(Prom a Butt Comipondent.)
Lincoln, Jan. 17. (Special.) Love
ly and Keegan, two Douglas county
representatives, are advocating a
change in the law which will enable
a poor man who has not the money
to put up to start a suit, to have the
papers drawn, filed and the case pros
ecuted, the costs of such to be taken
from the judgment rendered in the
case before settlement is made.
The bill is one of eight introduced
jointly, allot them covering matters
pertaining to legal courts in Douglas
Veteran of Civil War
And Physician Is Dead
York, Neb., Jan. 17. (Special Tele-
gram.) Dr. B. Farley died here from
an attack of pneumonia. He had
practiced medicine in York since
1885 and was very successful, and
was a highly esteemed citizen. Dr.
Farley was a veteran of the civil war
with a splendid record as a soldier.
Although declining to object Rep
resentative Cooper, republican, of
Wisconsin, , criticised the inquiry to
date in a short speech.
"Thus far," tie said, "the results
have only confirmed the belief
throughout the nation that there is
no fine sense of honor in public life.
This inquiry has degenerated into a
j partisan struggle.
Representative Moore of Pennsyl
i vania said that Samuel Untermyer
had been suggested as counsel for the
committee and declared that Charles
Evans Hughes "might be a good man
to consider.
Republican Leader Mann then de
"I am convinced that the employ
ment of either Samuel Untermyer or
Mr. Hughes would be an act of such
gross impropriety that it would not
be considered for a moment by the
Mr. Mann added he hoped and be
lieved "that the investigation will
show that no public official in high
place has been guilty of that which
would be treason to the country and
the people through the betrayal of a
Judge Kennedy May Resign
From the Board of Control
(From a Stsff Correspondent.)
Lincoln. Jan. 17. (Special Tele
gram.) Judge Howard Kennedy may
resign his office and return to Omaha,
is the latest rumor following the con
firmation of Eugene Mayfield for the
position on the Board of Control now
held by Mr. Kennedy.
It is understood that Judge Ken
nedy has been offered an opening in
the law business in Umaha and that
he has been considering the matter for
a month. His term would not expire
until July I, and if he resigns it is un
derstood that the governor will name
Mr. Mayfield for the place and he will
then enter upon the discharge of the
Dairy Building at State
Agricultural Farm Dedicated
(Prom a Start Correspondent)
Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 17. (Special
Telegram.) "The new dairy building
at the state agricultural farm was
dedicated tonight. Chancellor Avery
of the University presided. The prin-
ctnal address was by President Pear
son of the Iowa Agricultural farm.
Several of the regents spoke, while
J. A. Ollis of the State Board of Ag
riculture and members of the legisla
ture responded to calls. Dean Bur
nett and Prof. Franzden made short
r Fireman Injured.
Alliance. Neb.. Jan. 17. (Special.)
J. P. Christensen, a Burlington fire-1
man whose home is at Simpson, Kan.,
was seriously injured in a train acci
dent near Edgemont, S. D., late last
night. His engine, which was helping
another train, was run into by a light
engine from the rear, crushing him
between the tank and boiler, breaking
his leg and arm and bruising him
badly. He was taken to the hospital I
at Hot Springs on a special train.
The First Store in
Omaha to Install
In order that our serv
ice to you may be as effi
cient as possible we are
installing these marvel
ous Measuring Machines
that are more accurate
than hands, more de
pendable than mind.
The Measure graph
never tires, never for
gets, never miscounts.
Used in piece goods
sections throughout the
store, to give patrons the
satisfaction of honest
Clearance of Negligees
Kid Gloves 98c
for Thursday
Short gloves in white and
colors, 12 and 16-button
kid gloves in colors, 12
and 16-button doeskin
gloves in white.
Thursday, 98c a pair.
The balance of our stock of new, desir-
able Negligees, goes on Sale Thursday.
Negligees, priced $9.75 to $14.50 ....
Negligees, priced $15.00 to $25.00 ....
Included are silk, corduroy and golfine styles.
All Japanese Kimonos, 13 less than regular
All Sales Final
The New Things
Are Arriving
New apparel, new blouses,
all bright and attractive for
springtime wear. An early
inspection will be mutually
Furs Are
To the point where
they are real bargains.
Qualities never vary
here regardless of the
New La Grecque
Muslin Underwear
Our new spring lines
have arrived and will be
on display Thursday. La
Grecque is tailor-finished
of fine nainsook and
cambric and fits per
fectly. Skirts, Corset Covers,
Combinations, Drawers.
Sizes 34 to 44.
Third Floor
Fancy Linens l2 Price
Soiled and Mussed from Showing.
Rickaecker Face Powder
Special, 15c
Thursday Only.
I 3.75 Cluny Lace Pieces, $ us
$ 6.00 Cluny Lace Pieces, $ 3.00
$ 6.75 Cluny Lace Pieces, S 3.38
I 8.78 Cluny Lace Pieces, $ 4.38
$10.00 Cluny Lace Pieces, $ 5.00
$20.00 Cluny Lace Pieces, $10.00
$25.00 Cluny Lace Pieces, $12.50
$50.00 Cluny Lace Pieces, $25.00
$3.00 Oval Madeira Pieces, $1.50
$4.00 Oval Madeira Pieces, $2.00
$5.00 Oval Madeira Pieces, $2.50
$1.50 Madeira Center Pieces, 75c
$2.00 Madeira Center Pieces, $1.00
$2.50 Madeira Center Pieces, $1.25
$10 Madeira Lunch Cloths, $5.00
$15 Madeira Lunch Cloths, $7.50
$2.25 Madeira Scarfs
$3.50 Madeira Scarfs -$3.75
Madeira Scarfs .
$4.50 Madeira Scarfs -$5.00
Madeira Scarfs -$6.75
Madeira Scarfs .
19c Cluny Lace Doilies
25c Cluny Lace Doilies
50c Cluny Lace Doilies
Sorosis Footwear
Shoes that embody a daintiness of
design obtained only by hand work.
Compare them line for linei leather
for leather, last for last, with others
and you will soon know why Sorosis
Shoes are favored above all others
by the best dressed women.
KID,. PRICED $7.00 AND $8.00.
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garter tops, double
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1 Fleece Lined Hose, made Ifllv
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