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    The Omaha Daily Bee
Night Service
to 10 p.m. '
Tyler 1000.
Fair; Colder .
VOL. XLVI. NO. 200.
German Underwater Craft
Fires on American Steamer
Oswego, Stops It and De
mands Supply of Oil.
Ninety-Six Aboaord Port Ade
laide, Which Is Destroyed,
Are Kesnced.
London, Feb. 6. Five shots were
fired by the German submarine U-45
at tnc American steamship West
wego on January 31, it was an
nouncedofficially "here today. None
of the shots took effect.
The announcement follows:
The master of the United States
steamer Wcstwego reports that on
January 31, when fifty miles west of
Fastnet his ship was fired at from
the stern by the German submarine
U-45. Fives hots were fired, none of
which, however, took effect. The
master accordingly stopped and sent
a boat with his papers.
' The German submarine comman
der then demanded oil from the West
wego, his demands being accompanied
by threats to sink the ship if it was
"The claim to take the interests of
nentrals into consideration put for
ward in the German wireless mes
sage of February 5 is not' strength
ened by this report from the master
of a neutral ship."
The Westwego, a tanker, sailed
from Philadelphia January 17 for Bar
row. London, Feb. 6. Lloyd's reports
that the following vessels are pre
sumed to have been sunk:
Nowwcgian steamer Hligel, twenty
two of crew picked up at sea.
Norwegian bak Wasdale, nineteen
of crew picked up.
Norwegian bark Songdat, twenty
five of crew picked up.
The Swedish steamer Bravalla, 1,553
tons, has been sunk by a submarine,
according to an Exchange Telegraph
dispatch. The crew were landed. They
were fired on by the submarine as
they entered the boats.
The steamer Rigel was a vessel of
1,771 tons net. It was last reported as
having sailed from New York, De
cember 8, for Liverpool, where it ar
rived December 28.
The Wasdale registered 1,856 tons.
It left Buenos Aires, November 16,
and was last reported as having ar
rived at Fayal, Azores islands, Jan
uary 8.
The Songdal was a vessel of 2,889
tons. It sailed from Burenos Aires,
November 24, for the Azores.
London, Feb. 6. The admiralty in
forms The Associated Press that there
is only one survivor of the crew of
the Lars Kruse relief ship. Noth
others are known to have been saved.
Lond, Feb. 6. The American con
sulate today received the following
provisional report:
"British steamship Eavestone sub
marined. American negro seaman
Richard Wallace of Baltimore killed
by submarine shelling boats."
London, Feb. 6. The admiralty an
nounces that the crew of the British
steamer Euphrates, the sinking of
which was announced February 1, has
been landed at Gibraltar.
Announcement of the sinking of the
Euphrates was mtde officially in Lon
don, February 1, when it was stated I
that the vessel probably was the first
victim of Germany's new submarine
policy. It was added that several
members of its crew had been rescued
and had reached an outlying port. The
Euphrates had delivered a cargo to
the Belgian relief commission and was
reutrning to the United States in
(Continued on Page Etoren, Column Two.)
The Weather
For Nebraska Partly cloudy and colder.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday.
Hour. De.
Comparative Local Record.
1917. 191ft. 1915. 1114.
Highest yesterday ..37 17
Loweti t yettterday ...21 4
Uean temperature .. it 10
Precipitation 00 .03 .00 .lit
Tmnperature and precipitation departure
from the normal at Omaha. Since March 1,
and compared with the laat two years:
Normal temperature 1 ,, 22
Rjferta for the day. .7. 7
TotaK excess since March 1 143
Normal precipitation 04 Inch
Deficiency for the day 04 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1. . 17 . 42 inches
Deficiency since March 1 12. tlft Inches.
Defllcenc.y for cor. period, 1915, .61 inch
Deficiency for cor. period, 1914. 1.79 inches
fces-Mts From HUtlens at 7 P. M.
Station and State Temp. High- Rain-
of Weather. 7 p. m.
Cheyenne, clear 28
Pave n port, cloudy. 30
Denver, snow 36
Des Moines, cloudy..,. 32
Dodve City, cloudy 46
Lander, clear t. 28
North Platte, cloudy... 38
Omaha, cloudy 36
Pueblo, cloudy 28
Salt Lake City, clear... 10
Santa Fe, cloudy 38
Sheridan, clear 36
Sioux City, cloudy.,,,. 33
Valentine, cloudy 84
T" Indicates trace of precipitation.
Indicates below sero.
, I. A. WELSH, Kotsoroloflst.
o a. m 27
f6 a. m 28
7 a. m 28
8 a. m 28
f a. 1m 30
lfc a. m 31
11 a. m 33
13 m, 33
1 P- m 33
2 p. m 34
S P. m 3
P- m 3
6 P. m 36
8 p. m 3
1 p. m 36
t p. m 3(
Nebraska Retail Hardware
Dealers Pnt Patriotism Be
fore Business.
Because the delegates straggled in
slowly from the various railroads lines
the sixteenth annual convention of the
Nebraska Retail Hardware Dealers'
association did not open in the fore
noon as it was scheduled to open, but
the first session was held about 2
o'clock in the afternoon at the Hotel
The association is here for a four
day session. President C. B. Diehl is
in the chair. The delegates rose and
sang America at the opening ot
the session, just Ly way of showing
the patriotism ""of the association in
these strenuous times of international
Hardware Show.
In connection with the convention
a big hardware show is in progress!.
at the municipal Auditorium, space
has sold up tb the limit, so much of
it that the talking machine section
has been crowded up on the stage
where a fine exhibition of these ma
chines in mahogany is staged.
Washing machines of every descrip
tfon, run by power, armstrong, elec
tric and gasoline, are being demon
strated. Cream separators are m
motion, fairly making the Auditorium
sing with their glad song of butter
fat and high prices. Incubators,
grindstones, axes, saws, hammers,
nails and bolts, washing machines,
churns yes, everything that is ever
sold in a hardware store is here on
This exposition is usually open all
day to members only, and after 6 in
the evening open to the general
Weir Addresses Convention.
Indirect influence is highly worth
practicing in the retail hardware busi
ness as in other retail business also,
in the effort to get new customers, ac
cording to George E. Weir of Dowa
giac, Mich., who spoke to the conven
tion of some 300 hardware men of Ne
braska at the opening session at the
Hotel Castle Tuesday afternoon.
Mr. Weir declared that by practic
ing indirect influence one may add
many customers to his steady list
every year. He would list his cus
tomers in a little book. Opposite the
name ofach customer he would put
the name of the customer's friends or
relatives who are not his customers.
Then when the customer comes in he
would refer to the little book find who
the customer's uncles and friends are,
and then call him back to the office.
There he would ask him if he knew
why 'this uncle or friend did not trade
with him. "If you know of anything
we have done to him, or anything we
have left undone," he would say, "we
would appreciate it if you would tell
us and let us fix it up. We are here to
serve the community and to render
the very best service in the com
munity." He declared the psychological ef
fect would be to make that man sug
gest to his friend or uncle that your
place of business be given a trial next
"If you don't make another sale that
day," said the speaker, "you have at
least made a new customer. If you
can add only twenty new customers
in a year that way, see what you have
done for your business."
In the evening the hardware dele
gates were entertained in the conven
tion hall of the Hotel Castle by mov
ing pictures depicting the troubles of
the retailer.
Senator Millard
Painfully Injured
In Fall at His Home
Senator Millard is recovering
slowly from the painful injuries he
suffered arly Sunday morning when
the slipped and-fell on the floor of
his bed room. While no bones were
broken, several of his muscles were
painfully wrenched by the violent fall
to the floor. He will probably be
confined at his home far about a
Senator Millard arose about 3
o'clock to close one of the windows
in his room, when the weather be
ame so blizzardy outside. Some snow
had blojwn through the partly-opened
window and it was this that caused
the aged financier to slip and fall.
He was . in unusual good health at
the time of the accident, having en
tertained at dinner party on Satur
day evening.
Family Plan for Home Needed if
Dove of Peace is to Hover Around
"A city plan is all right in Its way,
but there is a pressing need for a
family plan in many homes," was the
observation made ' by Mrs. Rose
Ohaus, head of the family rehabilita
tion department of the Board of Pub
lic Welfare.
"Since this department was estab
lished a few weeks ago seven wives
called for advice in their intentions
of securing freedom from marital ties.
This department will not lend itself
to helping married folks in their que&t
for freedom, but will lend a helping
hand to adjust domestic breakdowns.
"Six of the seven cases in question
were obviously due to lack of family
plans. These families were moving
along without chart, eomnass or run
der. They were just drifting on the
sea-of life. We succeeueu in getting
six of these wives to realize that
they were parties to the situations
of which they complained; that they
had no definite home plans and that
their troubles were more imaginary
than real. They have decided that
divorce is not the panacea they need," I
stated Airs. Uhaus. 1
Entente Diplomats in Wash
ington Say Arming and
Equipping Such Force
Would Curtail Muni
tions Exports.
They Think Greatest Military
Aid From This Side Would Be
to Keep Ships Moving.
Washington, Feb. 6.-Kentente
diplomats here express their hope that
the United States will not actually
enter the war.
Several of the allies representatives
let it be known that they entertained
a growing fear that Germany deliber
ately precipitated a break with this
country in order to hold American
munitions and supplies here, thus cut
ting off imports to the entente.
The diplomats have been surprised
at the energy which the American
government has shown in laying out
its plans for eventualities and do not
conceal their fear that military pre
caution may force the United States
to keep at home at least a consider
able part of supplies now going
Worse Than a Break.
Such an outcome, they say wouid
more than compensate for a mere
break in relations from the German
Even if the United States in the
event of war following the break
should undertake to arm and equip an
army for operation in Europe, it
would require jjearly a year of train
ing, it is declared before it would be
wise to send the force to the front.
In the meantime, the entente spokes
ment point out all the eSfort and
energy that this country might be put
ting forth towards the military defeat
of Germany would go into channels
that could not lead to that end, unless
the war were prolonged beyond all
Greatest Military Aid.
The greatest military aid hoped for
from this country in entente circles in
case of actual war is the safeguarding
of American trade channels, including
the American end of the route to
Europe and the section down through
the Caribbean, especially toward the
Tampico oil fields. A great and un
restricted submarine campaign would
make this a matter of first importance
and provide a heavy task for the
American naval forces.
Official Notice of
Release of Seamen
Sent by Mr. Gerard
Washington, D. C, Feb. 6. Offi
cial notice of the release by Ger
many of the sixty-four Americans,
held prisoners in Germany for having
taken pay on board British armed
merchantmen captured by the German
sea raider, was received at the State
department today in a delayed dis
patch from Ambassador Gerard.
The prisoners were released be
cause, Germany claims, at the time
of their enlistment they did not know
Germany had planned to treat all
armed ships as war vessels. This
seems to indicate to officials here that
Germany decided to treat such ves
sels as warships as far back as when
the men taken into port by the Yar
rowdale took out their service papers
several months ago.
One of the last American acts be
fore the severance of relations with
Germany was the demand for imme
diate release of these prisoners and
a most energetic protest against their
original detention. Ambassador
Gerard's dispatch today., announcing
their release appears to have been
sent before he had requested his pass
ports. .
Seven Members of Polar
Expedition Are Rescued
Wellington, New Zealand, Feb. 5
(Via London.) Seven survivors of
who were stranded Ton Elenhant no backward step for Germany. It use of the seas and commercial inter
who were stranded on Wepnant . ..... ..', ,u c 3 .u. m with foreign rmmtres.
island, have been rescued by the re-1
lief steamer Aurora, which arrived at
Cape Evans on January 10. Captain
Mackintosh and two' other members
of the stranded party perished.
"The seventh case was not so easy
for us," she continued, "but we man
aged to apply our remedy and the
patients are doing nicely. In this sev
enth case both husband and wife
would start an argument on the least
provocation and from such trifles fre
quently grew estrangements wttich
threatened their domestic peace."
Mrs. Ohaus believes that if every
home had a definite family plan there
would be less trouble and divorce.
Domestic life would be as a long sum
mer day if husband and wife would
agree to agree, rather than agree to
disagree. She has been brought close
to cases where the husband wants
his way and the wife wants her way
in matters of comparatively minor im
portance. Sometimes the husband in-
sists on having his way in matters
which should be within the province
of the wife, and vice versa.
"Every home has its own prob
lems, and yet I maintain that every
home could and should have its own
plan toward which all members
hould work in harmony. It is pos-
sible," added the doctor of domestic
OUR FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE The battleship fleet i the first line of defense of the
United State. Rear Admiral William S. Benson it the chief of naval operations, and second
in authority in the Navy department to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. Admiral
Henry T. Mayo is the commander-in-chief of the great Atlantic fleet, now being held in
readiness for instant action off Guantanamo, Cuba.
II . - h Ik s - ' & x N I
Americans at German Capital
Are Treated with Courtesy
and Consideration.
Berlin, Monday, Feb. 5. (Via Lon
don, Feb. 6.) Whatever may be their
feelings toward the United States,
Germans in Berlin and, as far as has
been heard outside the capital, have
manifested consideration and courtesy
toward Americans since the news was
received of the breaking off of diplo
matic relations. Aside from an oc
casional frank comment on the action
of the American government, no acts
of an unfriendly nature tiave been re
ported. The lonly difficulty which has been
reported thus far has been at one dis
trict headquarters of police, which is
charged with viseing passports to go
abroad. Officials of the passport de
partment refused to vise passports un
til the holders were able to show
steamer tickets to America. On the
other hand, the police in ( the main
residential district are accepting "re
turn to America" as an adwjuate ret-,
son for departure, but are insisting
that the customary interval' of a fort
night for military investigation of
the application cannot be waived.
Comment of Berlin Press. t
The general opinion expressed by
the Berlin papers on the German
American situation is that President
Wilson has failed to grasp the real
significance of affairs ii. Europe and
has misinterpreted Germany's position
and intentions. The Lokal Anzeiger
"President Wilson has failed to
judge the situation from the lofty
heights of non-partisanship, and is un
willing to co-operate in preventing
further misery and sacrifice. He has
shut his eyes to all the motives which,
after mature deliberation, caused Ger
many to employ the most effective
weapon in its power against the most
inhuman of its enemies."
The Lokal Anzeiger then speaks of
President Wilson's "apparent unwill
ingness to believe that Germany will
do what it said, and adds:
"It is scarcely believable that Presi
dent Wilson does not believe in the
seriousness of our decision. If he
really expects that we will draw back,
if he believes that the breach of dip
lomatic relations will cause us to
change our mind, he embraces an er
ror which may have the most danger
ous consequences."
The Anzeiger says that Germany's
step was taken after all possible con
sequences had been duly weighed and
that "therefore no threat can fright
en us." '
George Barnhard, writing in the
Vossische Zeitung, adopts the same
line as the Lokal Anzeiger. ''Presi
dent Wilson," he says, "is unwilling
to believe that Germany will do what
it says. He errs. This time there
" y-.
tlle clearness of the distinction be-1
tween right and wrong be
fore all the world.
The Kreus Zeitung says:
"The entrance of America into the
war can give our enemies great moral
and, in many respects, material as
sistance and thus prolong the strug
gle, contrary to President Wilson's
peace efforts. But America's co-operation
can have no decisive impor
tance. We can no longer
be prevented from achieving final vic
tory." Americans Not Ordered Home.
Washington, Feb. 6. It is stated
officially today that there is no change
in the status of the some 2,000 Ameri
cans in Germany.
They have not been ordered by the
United States to leave Germany but
have been advised of the break in
relations that they may make individ
ual decisions.
American embassy and consular of
ficials up to the time they leave will
assist any American and after that
the Spanish ambassador on behalf of
the United States will take up the
New County Physician
Is Named in Cheyenne
Sidney, Neb., Feb. 6.-lJSpecial Tel
egram.) The Board of County Com
missioners today appointed Dr. W. T.
Eikncr county physician. The Dalton
Delegate was made the official county
paper. A number of deputy sheriffs
were appointed in various precincts
of the county.
i Little Nation Will Not Follow
Suggestion of United States
to the Other Neutrals.
Washington, Feb. 6. Information
that Switzerland will not adopt Pres
ident Wilson's suggestion that, in the
interest of world peace, other neu
trals follow the lead of the United
States and break off diplomatic rela
tions with Germany was received here
today. So far as known, this is the
first response.
Spain's taking over of American in
terests in Germany and Switzerland's
similar action for Gcrmar interests
here are interpreted as removing both
these neutrals from participation in
the break in relations.
King Alfonso has officially stated
on several occasions to be waiting for
an opportunity that may present it
self to further moves toward peace
and now that the usefulness of the
United States has been impaired,
stands as the most likely mediator.
,...y$ Situation. Different. .... ..
Geneva, Feb. 6. (Via Paris, 5 a. m.)
Commenting on President Wilson's
communication to Switzerland, the
Journal dc Geneve says:
"Switzerland is bound by engage
ments differing from those of Amer
ica, whose neutrality does not depend
upon formal treaties. In these cir
cumstances it cannot be admitted that
Switzerland can follow President
Wilson without solidarity with other
neutrals and without direct provoca
tion break its relations with Germany
or engagements entered into by
Switzerland by war, or abandon the
multiple international interests which
represent at present the clearly ex
pressed will of the Swiss people.
"That, however, is not a reason to
prevent Switzerland from protesting
strongly to Berlin and Vienna against
measures which threaten neutral com
merce, and there is no doubt that the
federal council will make its voice
Spain Prepares Reply.
Madrid, Feb. 5. (Via Paris, Feb.
6.) The government has prepared a
reply to the communication from
Washington inviting the neutrals to
associate themselves with the United
States in its policy regarding the
Gernran naval measures. The reply
will be submitted to the leaders of
the minority party and then passed
upon finally by the cabinet It may
be made public tomorrow.
London, Feb. 6.-r-Reuler's Madrid
correspondent cables that the note of
the Spanish government to the cen
tral powers will be delivered today
and published in Madrid tomorrow.
A Madrid dispatch last night said
the note was understood to be an en
ergetic protest against Germany's
new measures of naval warfare, pro
claiming the right of Spain to free
. 7 . "
Holland Makes Protest.
The Hague (Via London), Feb. 6.)
It is known that Holland has pro
tested strongly against Germany's
decree of unrestricted submarine war
fare, but the foreign office refuses to
give any details.
German Foreign Secretary Likes
Part of President Wilson s Speech
Berlin, Sunday, Feb. 4 (By Wire
less to Sayville Delayed.) Although
late this afternoon no official con
firmation had reached Berlin that re
lations with the United States had
been broken off, the text of President
Wilson's address to congress removed
all doubt in the minds of the general
public as well as in the official world
as to the exactness of earlier private
information. Foreign Secretary Zim
mermann made the following state
ment to the Overseas News agency:
"We regret this measure taken by
President Wilson all the more since,
against all traditions and all interna
tional law, we are cut off from all
direct communication and regular in
tercourse with the trans-Atlantic
world. We also remember that Ameri
can diplomats during the last months
and years of the war have erred for
German interests by proxy, in sev
eral hostile countries with efficiency
and great success.
"The text of the president'.! message
Official Report Via Berlin Tells
of Repulse of Attack Near
Berlin, Feb. 6. (By Wireless to
Sayville.) The British lost at least
2,000 men in killed in their attack on
the Turkish lines south of the Ti
gris near Kut-El-Amara on February
1, Turkish army headquarters an
nounces in its report of February
2. The attack was a failure, the state
ment declares.
The text of the statement reads:
"After heavy artillery preparation
the enemy attacked our positions
scuth of the Tigris on February 1.
It succeeded at the beginning in pen
etrating our first position, but was
ejected by a counter attack.
"During this attack the enemy suf
fered greater losses than during the
previous most sanguinary engage
ments which have taken place on the
Irak front. Before the front of one
of our infantry regiments more than
1,000 dead lay. The total enemy
losses in .killed were jlo. less than
000.''"We captured forty-one of the
British. If the British soldiers had
not betn fired at and annihilated by
their own artillery when they at
tempted to surrender the number of
prisoners would have been much
"The enemy's attempt to outflank
our right wing in connection with the
actions mentioned failed.
"Our own losses on February 1
were relatively insignificant.
German Raids Repulsed.
Paris, Feb. 6. Two German raids
last night on the Verdun front at
Lcvemont and Eparges gained no
success, the war office reports. An
attack on French trenches near Par
roy forest reached the first line, but
the Germans were ejected immedi
ately by a counter attack.
In the region of Aspach, in Al
sace, three French reconnoitering
parties' penetrated the German lines,
destroying shelters, and returned
without losses.
Dean of Women Differs
With Art Professor
Iowa City, la., Feb. 6. (Special
Telegram.) At the request of dean
of women, Annan Klingenhagen of
Iowa university, a picture named "The
Bathers," showing a nude woman and
child has been removed from an art
exhibit on display at the university,
Miss Klingenhagen says there is noth
ing artistic about the picture, Prof. C.
H. Wcller, lecturer on art, says he ex
pects to take his class of men and
women before the picture:
Lumber Dealers' Association
Will Convene Here Today
Lumber dealers from all over the
state will flock into Omaha today for
tnc opening oi cue convention, oi me
Nebraska Lumber Dealers' associa
tion. Tts. convention is scheduled for
today, Thursday and Frijliiy.
S. W. Lightner of St. Edward is
president of the association, and E. E.
Hall otf.incoln, secretary, the con
vention is to be held at the Hotel
in the absence of the other official
documents has therefore been exam
ined most minutely. Having no real
reason for hostility to the United
States, remembering the traditional
friendship which has existed between
the countries practically from the first
days of the United States, we natur
ally appreciate the words cf a rather
non-hostile character which among
others of a different character are
fund in that message as transmitted
by ReuteM. In them President Wil
son gives assurances tha: he wishes no
'hostile conflict' with Germany and 1
en add '.hat we appreciate this and
other paragraphs in the message, join
ing in this respect with President Wil
son's note.
"While ve think to a certain extent
that we can see by what reasons the
United States government was
prompted to its present attitude, on
the other hand we expect that Presi
dent Wilson to the same extent may
recognize the reason which prompted
us to make our decision."
Peaceful Attitude of German
Foreign Minister Indicates
that Hostilities May
Be Avoided.
Steamship Eavestone On Which
American Sailor Was Killed
Probably Warship.
Washington, Feb. 6. At the close
of a two hours' cabient meeting today
it was indicated that nothing had
happende to change the position of
the American government in the sub
marine crisis. The State department
it was said has received no official
word that Germany might alter its
Reports made to the cabinet told
of rapid progress in carrying out pre
cautionary measures directed by the
various departments.
Washington, Feb. 6. Germany's
disposition to regard the break with
the United States with calmness, and
deliberation and in a peaceful spirit,
as expressed by Foreign Minister
Zimmermann, brings new encourage-"
ment to those who hope the breach
between the two countries will go no ,
further than a severance of diplomatic
The real test, however, comet on
the actual performance of the cam
paign of unrestricted submarine war
fare, and while all American officials
fervently share the hope that the
break will go no further, there is no
dispositiqn to recede from the posi
tion that American lives and rights
will be protected by whatever meas
ures are necessary.
Eavestone May Be Warship.
An official report of the sinking of
the steamer Eavestone and the killing
of an American seaman reached the
State department today from Con
sul Frost at Queenstown. The ship
was a provisional British collier.
Consul Frost's message said: 1
V "Provisional British collier Eave
stone sunk by shell fire from German
submarine in vicinity of Fastnet yes
terday (February 4). American negro,
able seaman, Richard Wallace, of
Baltimore, killed during shelling of
boat after leaving Eavestone. Details
not yet available."
....Consul Frost's dispatch describing .
the Eavestone as a provisional collier
leads to the suggestion that the de-
stroyed vessel might be classed as
a warship. If at the time of the sink
ing the Eavestone was in admiralty
service, no possibility of trouble with
Germany on that score opens up.
Ambassador Page has been in
structed to send on further details.
In any case officials say it is doubt
ful if any inquiry will be addressed
to Berlin.
The work of preparing for eventu
alities went steadily forward today in
all branches ofythe government.
Three emergency amendments to
the naval bill were presented to the
house by Chairman Padgett of the
naval committee after conferences
with administration officials. They
Issue of $150,000,000 of 3 per cent
five year bonds to cover cost of quick
delivery of ships and war supplies, in.
eluding more submarines, destroyers
and ammunition.
Appropriation of $1,000,000 for pur
chase of basic patents for marttrfac
ture of air craft.
Blanket authority to the president
and secretary of the navy to order
ships or war materials from any plant
within the limits of appropriations;
to take possession of any plants that
refuse to give the government prece
dence and to draft employes of pri
vateplants into the naval establish
ment. .
The War department put its quar
termaster's agent into the market to
bring reserve stores up to the maxi
mum supply at once.
Fifth Nebraska Troops
Expected Home Today
The troop trains bearing the honie-
ward-bound Fifth Nebraska regiment
from Llano Grande are expected to
arrive at Fort Crook early Wednes
day evening. Railroad officials say
that the troop trains are scheduled
to arrive at Kansas City at 10 o'clock
this morning. The run from Kansas
City to Omaha, railroad officials say,
will take about eight hours, thus
bringing the troops to Fort Crookat
about 6 o'clock. The barracks at
Fort Crook have been cleaned out and
put in preparation for the returning
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