Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, February 13, 1917, Page 2, Image 2
WOMAN IS SHOT AS STEPS OFF CAR Man Said to Have Been Re jected in His Attentions Fires Onn at Her. THEN MAKES HIS ESCAPE IProm a Suit CorriipinJnt.) Des Moines. Ia., Feb. 12. (Special Telegram.) When Mrs. Ida Kaizer, aged 27 years, colored, of 1411 East Eighteeenth street, stepped off a street car at Tenth and Center streets this morning at 8 o'clock she was fired at three times by Holbrook (Hnh) White, also colored, armed with a 32 calibcr revolver. One bullet slightly wounded the woman and she was taken to her home, where she declared the shoot-ino- was nrobablv because she had re jected the attentions of White. Mrs. Kaizer is the wife of William Kaizer, an automobile-mechanic. White dis appeared after the shooting. Would Train Citiren Soldiery. A democratic citizen army with civil authority superior to the military, is provided for in a resolution which will be -introduced in the house of the Iowa legislature by the committee on military affairs. The resolution was presented to the committee by Major S. W. Brockhart of Washing ton, la., who is a member of the Iowa National Guard. It is similar to one which National Guard organ izations plan to present to legisla tures all over the United States. The resolution declares it is the duty of congress, in conjunction with the sev eral states, to provide a system of military training which will give the United States a democratic army in which the caste ayatem does not en ter. It is opposed to the present reg ular army policy and contemplates the training of all able-bodied men to meet a national crisis such as the present one. ' Would Sell Lake Bed. Senator Kimball of Pottawattamie county will introduce a bill in the senate of the Iowa legislature for the sale of the old lake bed of Swan lake in Emmet county, which has been drained. The state ha received from the sale of lake beds $37,053.55. It has issued drainage bonds to drain these amounting to $28,434. If Swan lake is sold the money will be used to take up the drainage bonds. Harding Signs Dry Amendment Governor W. L. Harding has signed the joint resolution providing for the submission of the prohibitory consti tutional amendment to a vote of the people. In the measure no date was fixed for the special election to vote on the proposition, but this ia in cluded in another bill, which fixes the date at October 15 of this year. Would Cut Out Druggists' Permits. Druggists will be prohibited from securing liquor permits under bills in troduced in the senate of the Iowa legislature Saturday by Senator Rat cliff of Montgomery county and Sen ator Wilson of Appanoose county, both bill orovide tor the repeal of the '. druggist permit law . and . thus cover the same condition. Neither senator knew the other intended to introduce such a bill, Senator Wilson later explained. It is held by those favoring these bills that prohibition times afford opportunity on the part of unprincipled men to abuse the. per mit oriviltae and encourages such persons to secure permits in order to sen uquor inaiscriminateiy. Jewish Citizens Will Do Full Duty to U. S. New York. Feb. 12. If war comes the Jews of this tountry "will sacrifice themselves for1: America," Henry Moskowitz, chairman of the Municipal Civil Service commission, said today before the National "Workmen's com mittee on Jewish rights, in convention, with delegates from all ptrts of the United States. "Let us show America." he added, "that the 500,000 Jewish workingmen with a history of persecution un equalled in the history of the world will say, if need be, that a country worth living tor would be worth try- ing for, The address of President Wilson before the .senate has shown the American people to be the great est ally of the Jews in their struggle 1UI U1II llglllB. England Issues Fraudproof ': One Pound Treasury Note (CorreepoadeDoe of Tlw AaaooUted Pirn) London, Jan. 20. The new 1 treasury notes which will be is- . sued shortly are described as fraud proof and have been designed with the assistance of the greatest author ity on illicit reproduction. The paper is white and somewhat thicker than the present notes; on the right is the king s head in a curious pale greeny- brown shade, surrounded by an oval bearing the imperial titles and ur- mounted by the crown. On the left is a design of St. George and the dragon. Green ink is used for the lettering. The reverse of the note bears in faint ink an outline of the houses of Parliament, with watermark of "one pound" and the royal cipher and crown on either side. XevA 10 shilling notes wilt appear later. German Subseas Sink - Only Two Ships Sunday London, Feb. 12. The Greek steamer Vuilitea Olga, 1,400 tons, has been sunk. Its crew of twenty men were landed, according to the Central News. ... : The British steamer Salaga, 3311 tons, has been sunk, Lloyds an nounces today. It was owned KISer, Dempster & Co. of Liverpool. It has been in the British government service. This record of Sunday's .U-boat toll modifies the views of those who thought Germany's new campaign mignt isolate tngiand. Cedric Sails With Five , Thousand Bags of Mai New York. Feb. 12. With aooroxi- niately 18,000 tons of cargo, mostly war supplies, and 5,000 bags of United States mail tranaferred from: the American liner St. Louis but with no passengers the British steamship Cedric of the White Star Line left here today for Liverpool-' The mail on the Cedric has been held here since RAINEY SAYS CALL MASTER BAKERS Congressman Suggests Offi cers of Association Can Ex plain Eise in Bread Prices. KEEP LOBBY AT CAPITAL Washington, Feb. 12. Charging a concerted effort to put up the price of bread, Representative Rainey of Illinois, in a letter today to the federal trade commission and the Department of Agriculture, which have been di rected by President Wilson to inves tigate the high cost of foods, suggests that certain men be called to testify a to what they know about the mat ter. The men are: Paul Schulze. a Chicago baker; V. McDonald of Memphis and J. M. Bell Chicago, nrcsident and secretary, respectively, of the National Master Bakers association; Jonn i-inu oi inneanolis, attorney tor the wheat millers, and the editor of "The Mod ern Miller of Chicago- "I suggest calling these men, said Mr. Rainev. "because at the conven tion of the master bakers in Salt Lake ity last August Mr. McDonald an nounced a aation-wide move wouia ne inaugurated at once, both bv advertis ing and publicity, to educate the pub ic to a 10-cent loat. hure enougn, tne rat announcement to that ettcct was rnade by the Schulze Baking com pany of Chicago, a short time after the convention. Mr. Rainev also charges the bakers association with maintaining a lobby ere to nrevent favorable action on the pending bill to repeal the tax on mixed flour, which, he says, would open the bread market to about 60,- 000,000 bushels ol corn every year. Call for Appropriation. President Wilson will be asked to approve a fan),WU appropriation tor the food price investigation to be con ducted by the federal trade commit sion and the Department of Agricul ture at his direction. That amount, it waa said today, will be necessary to carry on an inquiry thorough enough to develop whether anti-trust laws have been volated. The Agricultural department through its office of markets, already has collected a mass of material bean ing on storage and distribution of foodstuffs that will be turned over to the trade commission for use in de terminins whether there has been con spiracy or restraint of trade in hand ing the nation s tood supply, tvi- ence gathered by tne uepartment oi ustue in its cost-ot-living investi nation also will be available. The trade commission a part in tne investigation, it was explained today, will be primarily to determine if there have been, trust law violations. The Department of Agriculture's part will be to assemble statistics. In ordering the investigation Pres ident Wilson asked the commission to Dav oarticular attention to manipula tions, controls, trusts, combinations, conspiracies or restraints "of trade out of harmony with tne law or tne puo lie interest. - - . Omaha Suffs Will Invade Lincoln to Exert "Influence" Members of the political and social science department ot tne umana Woman's club were urged by the chairman, Mrs. G. W. Hayes, and by members of the acting legislative com mittee of that department to join tne suffragists, who have chartered a spe cial car, to journey to Lincoln Thurs day in order to go to the members of the senate committee with the hope of influencing them in regard to bills which they are now considering. - Two bills which it was reported by Mrs. D. G. Craighead. Mrs. J. H. Dumont and Mrs. r. J. Kirss, wno have either made trips to Lincoln or interviewed senators on their week end visits to Omaha are considered unfavorable, are those which return the election of school board members to the ward primaries and repeal the law providing tor grade school in struction in foreign languages. The delegation will leave Omaha Thursday morning at 9:15, will have luncheon at the Lincoln hotel at 1 1 :30, at 2 o'clock will visit the state house and at 2:30 will be granted an inter view with the senate committee. Mrs. Haves urged the club not to give UTi its support of the bill for the custouiai larrn lor unionunaic women Rumor of Attempt to Blow up the Catskill Aqueduct New York, Feb. 12. An investiga tion of reports that an attempt was made early yesterday morning to blow up the Catskill aqueduct which sup plies tnts city witn drinking water was ordered today by Major General F. O'Ryan, commanding the state Na tional Guard. General O'Ryan said he had been informed that two men carrying a suit case has been ordered by a guard, a member of the First regiment, to halt, and that the guard fired one shot. No conhrmation had been received, he said, of a report that the two strang ers escaped in an automobile. Several Aliens Appear To Take Out First Papers Several Omaha aliens who were bom in Germany or Austria cele brated Lincoln's birthday by taking out their first citizenship papers. Na turalization desk" was ready for busi ness as usual, a half dozen Teutons and former subjects of the dual monarchy having taken the first step to become citizens by noon. The fact that the court house was supposed to be "officially" closed kept many aliens away, it is believed. SHIP OWNERS ASK NAVY FOR GANNON Franklin Bequests Guns to De fend Big Passenger Ships of the American Line. MORE SHIPS AT NEW YOBK Washington, Feb. 12. P. A. S. Franklin, president of the Interna tional Mercantile Marine, today made formal application to the Navy de partment for guns to arm the passen ger liners of the American line. The reauest states that the com pany has been unable to find guns elsewhere. It is indicated that the Navy depart ment, while opposed for military rea- snn In anv nrniect ot convoving ot American merchantmen tnrougn tne prohibited submarine zones, favors furnishing such ships with guns for tlinr own defense. The Navy department, it was stated officially, has a considerable number of old model three-inch to six-inch rifles available for arming merchant ships, but not enough for the conver sion ol all ships it would require in time of war and also to furnish defensive armanent for all merchant tnent. Question of Crews. The question of supplying trained gun crews for merchantmen is more difficult from . departmental point of view. There is objection to with drawing men from the active service of the navy at this time and there is also some question as to what ef fect such a step would have on the status of a ship- French ship owners furnished guns by their navy were required to make oath that they were to be handled by civilian crews. The possibility that the navy might supply guns indirectly through loan or sale to ship owners has received some consideration, but a preference for direct action by the department in placing the guns aboard is indicated by the shipowners. Senator LaFollette today intro duced a resolution to make it unlaw ful for any American merchant ship in time of peace to depart armed from anv Dort of the United States for any port in another country. It was not debated, but put on the table sub ject to call. Steamship New York Arrives, New York, Feb. 12. The arrival today of the steamship New York brought the number of American trans-Atlantic passenger ships at this port up to four. The New York sailed from Liverpool on February 3. The American liner Kroonland docked here yesterday and the St. Louis and St. Paul, of the same line, are still at their piers, while their nwners await news from Washington in regard to the policy recommended for American shipping that would risk the dangers of the German blockade. , The Cunard liner Andania, from Liverpool January 31, and the Italian steamer Giuseppe Verdi, from Med iterranean ports, reached their docks here today. Cedric Will Take Mails. The British liner Cedric, which sails today for Liverpool without assengWa, will carry 5,000 sacks of mail, which have been delayed here for the last week aboard the St. Louis. The New York was the first Amer ican ship to leave Liverpool after (jermany s war zone decree went into effect. It passed through the danger zone without sighting war craft of anv kind, its officers said. the tourtn snip unner tne Amer ican flag to sail from this port for a LuroDran destination since Ger many s renewal ot unrestricted sud marine warfare got away last night. It is the 325-foot freighter Owego of the Federal rot-warding company, bound for Genoa, carrying a general cargo of 2,500 tons. Its master and many ot us crew are Americans. Two Million Acres of Land Leased for Oil San Antonio. Tex., Feb. 12. Leases on four tracts of Starr county land, totaling Z,im,im acres, have been ob tamed bv r. H. Kanger ot Los An geles, Cal., according to an announce ment made today at ralturrias, lex. The leases require the boring of two test wells on each tract yearly. One of I In tint to mhomo you Our SPRING HATS Are Here Our cuatomora are the repreeeBtatJe clliaamft of thia community. We Am Showine DUNLAPS, STETSONS BORSAL1NOS CROFOOT & KNAPPS Siiee 4 to S. Price 83.50 to $20 I 811 South 16th StrMt, . I Some of many dietinetive feanrree Lined with ninth, hot rolled Iteel camera, beat lock money can buy, aooe box in front, laundry bee, excellent eonetruetion. V. " ,".' "mr clo&ea hi kaa anm anal have not a wrinkle at the mi I the trio. "OMAHA'S BEST BAGGAGE BUILDERS" FRELING fa STEIN LE 1803 Farnam Street. , THE BEE: OMAHA. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13. 117. OMAHA PAYS ITS TRIBUTE TO THE NATION'S HEROES (CooUniwd From hp Onl ington and Lincoln, we must remem ber that if it handn't been for other men and women even the successes of these two great leaders probably would not have been achieved," Mr Jefferis said. He declared that in his opinion the United States wouldn't have been and we wouldn't be here to day if Benedict Arnold's plan to be tray Washington and deliver the American army into the hands of the British had succeeded. "This country," said Mr. Jefferis, "has always followed the advice of Washington, and can never go wrong in standing for what he stood for. I hone the time will never come when this country will ever sign a treaty with a foreign nation which will corn- pel us to lif?lit, dance or jump wnen any king or emperor says so. i he destiny of the nation rests in the minds and hearts of the people. We should never fight until the people at large feel their honor is at stake. Until then let peace abide. Heard Lincoln Debate. Captain C. E. Adams, who served four years in the civil war and saw Lincoln the first time when with his father he attended the historic debate at Freeport, III, between the future president and Stephen Douglas, at which the issues in the fight for United States senator were fought out in wordy battle, delivered an address on Lincoln. "We can fairly says," declared Cap tain Adams, "'that Lincoln's presence is with us today, for he was so typi cally American." Captain Adams told of how, when Lincoln and Douglas were in a hotel lobby at Freeport prior to the debate, he saw the great man for the first time. The civil war veteran said that he had been shout ing for Abraham Lincoln ever since that time. In the race for president, Captain Adams said. Lincoln was denounced and mud was thrown as it had never been thrown before in a presidential campaign, but, he declared, Honest Abe came out unscathed in character and honor- "American people can well afford to halt and pause while they raise their eyes reverently to the memory of Lincoln they can well afford to offer a prayer that Honest Abe was elected president in that time of seces sion," Captain Adams said. He told of how the scenes of the civil war had imprinted themselves vividly on his mind and of the im pressive sight in Washington when the great army of the north swung down Pennsylvania avenue at the grand review. It was then, according to Captain Adams, when the men, marching past the capitol with bowed heads, realized that Lincoln was gone. "Any man in that army would have given his life, his record, his all, if the beloved Lincoln could have him brought back to them, said Captain Adams. Other ages have produced great men. but Lincoln was the greatest of all. He was, above all, a typical American. He was a leader of men because he met all men alike. Lincoln was pre-eminently the great Ameri can." i Captain Adams rapped the pacifists who, he declared, would have us for get those who have answered the calls of their country in times of need. Miss Leta loney gave a reading. The program closed with the sing ing of "America" by the entire au dience, led by the Grand Army quartet. ffehrMke Pearioae. WaMhtne-ton Feb. IS. (Special Telefranv) f'ertfttom gimstMl: Nebraska: Annie in- mr, Beatrice, SIS: LOTlnde Foiwey, Morrill, $12; Sarah B. Ireland, Brock, 120; Evanee. Una Wlna-t.-, Uncoln, 112; Lola Haa. Wi bean, 111: Catherine Harrington, Lincoln, lit: Caroline Seward Rlelne- City. ISO Nancy M. Whipple. Morrill, 112; Jeaae F, Mllbonrne. Hon. 110. South Dakota: Soman A. Alltnrworth, Hot Springe, 12; Lena Burner. Belle Pourehe. SIS; Lydta 1. Lerranee, aimeton. 111. OnlT Oae -BBOMO OtTHINFl." To set the B-enatne, call for foil name. LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE. Look for alcnature ot B. W. OROVB. Cure a cold In one day. SSc Adverthwment. Bee Want Ads Produce Results. itnni at cut U V HI- PRICES ROSEWOOD HARD COAL Fur Fi and Hot Water Plants HOLDS FIRE FOR 24 HOURS WITHOUT ATTENTION A SAVING OF US ON EVERY TON OUR PRICE 811.00 WYOMING SOOTLESS ABSOLUTELY FREE FROM SMOKE, SOOT AND DIRT Worth $930 ml Anyone's Money. OUR PRICE $8.50 RADIANT LUMP EGG NUT THE BEST COAL PRODUC ED IN FRANKLIN COUNTY WORTH S9.00. A SAVING OF SI. 00 OUR PRICE 88.00 WE GUARANTEE POSITIVE SAT ISFACTION ON THESE COALS OR YOUR MONEY RACK. PROMPT DELIVERY ROSENBLATT CUT PRICE COAL CO., TEL DOUGLAS 580. W. Have The Most Wonderful WARDROBE TRUNK Tho HARTMANN Now In For Spring Soiling Tho Now Stylos Are Simply Wonderful in Beaut; and Practical Darke COLD IN NEW YORK AND NE1ENGLAND Automobles Are Crossing Hud son Biver On Ice from Tar rytown to Nyack. CLEVELAND NEEDS COAL New York, Feb. 12. A drop of 3 degrees above zero at 7:30 a. m. to day brought to this city the coldest weather of the season. The official forecast was that it would turn warmer. It was 40 degrees below zero in many places in the vicinity of Sara toga. Rivers and bays about New York are filled with heavy drifting ice fields today, interfering to some extent with navigation. For the first time in five years the Hudson is solidly frozen over the three-mile stretch between Tarrytown and Nyack. Hundreds of persons have walked from shore to shore and several automobiles have safely nego tiated the trip. Boston, Feb. 12. The coldest weather of the winter was reported by a number of points in New Eng land today. Minimum temperatures during the night ranged from 24 de grees below zero to 6 above. Cleveland Short of Coal. Cleveland, Feb. 12. The thermome ter registered 10 below zero here this morning. It was the coldest day since February 10, 1883. when the tempera ture dropped to 16 below. Detroit, Mich., Feb. 12. The cold est weather in years and the worst shortage in coal of the winter resulted in much suffering in Detroit today. Twelve degrees below zero was re corded in the heart of the city this forenoon. Cupid's 1st Assistant On St Valentine's Day Don't forget to send your sweetheart a Floral Valentine. We have a choice lot of Orchids Violets Lilies of the Valley and Sweet Peas Also Staple Stock Flowers. JOHN H. BATH "The Careful Florist" 1804 Farnam St., Omaha Phono Douglas 3000 CHICLE V. csj 1 " A WITH LEWIS WHEN UODELWAS SLAIN Canadian Soldier Admits He Helped Put Pretty Girl to Bed. IN THE HOSPITAL COEPS Philadelphia, Feb. 12. Captain of Detectives Tate late today said he had received a telegram from the police of Montreal, Canada, saying a man named Frederick J. Farrell, 25 years old, serving in the army medical corps, had surrendered himself in that city, declaring he was wanted in con nection with the murder of Maize fir THOMPSON, BELDEN & COMPANY Ready With Spring Shirts and Neckwear for MEN The new shirts and colorful neckwear yon have been wait ing for are just unpacked. We are in the air over these (roods ourselves. Never had anything like them before, and perhaps not again soon. The Mon'a Shop- To Quality Candies for Valentine Day A Urge assortment of ac ceptable candies, priced as low as is consistent with the highest quality. Baaemont Balcony "Dorset Pique", a New Fabric for uits and Skirts This new cloth resembles a fine corded pique with a heav ier cord woven in about a quar ter of an inch apart. It's an ideal, smart suiting and skirt ing material. 42 inches wide, $1.00 a yard. Linen Section Main Floor. AMERICAN CHICLE COMPANY . lrr.lt Pit nffiH t Want a piece of Adams Black Jack. Mister Soldier Man? Why sure, little Dear. We catch awful colds in camp, and a little piece of that good licorice gum'll do me heaps of good. Thank you, Miss. Colbert the advertising art model, slain in her apartments here Decem ber 29. Farrell, according to the telegram. Captain Tate said, declared he was with Bernard W. Lewis of Pitts burgh, Pa., when the girl was killed and assisted Lewis in putting her in bed. Lewis committed suicide m Atlantie City when about to be arrested is connection with the Colbert case. Retired Tilden Farmer Drops Dead in Chicago Chicago, Feb. 12. (Special Tele gram.) John F. Lange, retired far mer from Tilden, Neb., living here with a brother, fell dead yesterday while attending Center Street German church. His brother and his niece were with him at the time. A doctor who was called found he arrived too late to do anything. You 11 like the variety of pat terns and fabrics, together with the modest prices. Drop in and look them over next time you are down our way. the raft at you enter. Valentines A selection of very dis tinctive designs sn sale. Main Floor Center Aitl. Third Floor Art Dept. A Most Complete Line of Brassieres We are showing the newest and best of spring styles, in which the highest grade ma terials and workmanship are in evidence. Stop at the corset section and look over the line for 50c youH be amazed at the qualities. Third Floor. February i, the date on which the St. Louis was to have departed.