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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1917.
ATTEMPT TO OUST
German War Party Thinks
Bethmann-Hollweg is Too
Friendly With Socialists.
MANY CROSS CURRENTS
Copenhagen, April 25. (Via Lon
don.) The movement for the over
throw of Chancellor Von Bethmann
Hollweg, halted for a time by the
adoption of ruthless submarine war-'
fare, is again becoming evident in
Germany. The agitation is encdur
aged by dissensions over interna! re
forms, possible peace terms and food
The Pan-German conservative and
rational liberal organs are today
iharply campaigning against the so
cialist peace program and take the
chancellor severely to task for not
disassociating himself and his admin
istration from .Scheidemann and his
The conservative Deutsche Tages
Zeitung demands a strong hand at
the helm, which, alone, it says, can
aave the country from the breakers
to which it is heading on the dan
gerous Scheidemann course.
The Pan-German lannexationisti
have turned a trick against the so
cialists by exploiting an apocryphal
peace program which they claim the
German socialists will put forward
at the Stockholm conference. This
program, which specifies in detail the
disposition of all occupied territories,
is indignantly repudiated by the Vor
waerts. The socialists' organ says
that no program exists beyond a
general declaration against annexa
tions and indemnities.
' The administration it evidently
having no happy time in facing the
utterly conflicting demands of its so
cialist friends and junker enemies,
- both clamoring for a definite state
ment at to war aims and internal re
forms. The evident shakiness of
Austria-Hungary it another tource of
Charges Socialists With Bribery.
Amsterdam (Via London), April 25.
-The recent strike movement in Ger
many was discussed at a meeting of
the Reichstag auxiliary service com
mittee. at which Count Westarp,
leader of the conservatives, wel
comed General Groener's declaration
that further attempts to interfere
with munitions work would be ruth
lessly suppressed. Count Westarp in
tinuated that money had played a
part in the ttrike and accused the so
cialist minority of playing the game of
Germany"! enemies. He denied that
the trouble was canted by lack of
f ood. ' -
The socialists Indignantly denied
the insinuation that bribet had been
used and placed the blame for the
strike on the administration of the
Syandau works, the fact that the
bread ration had been decreased and
on the Agrarian policy. One speaker
declared that the Agrarians, owing
to the high price of cattle, fed them
with bread and corn, which the muni
tion worker! could net obtain.
" PRODUCE PRICES
(CoatlMM IMa Pet. CHm.)
a certain level which would give
them a reasonable return and would
not cause them to suffer loss In any
event Thit would have to be done
under proper regulation.
"The shortage of important crops
in thit nation, the greatly depleted
resource! abroad and the waste and
destruction in Europe should cause
a continuance of remunerative prices,
but at an additional assurance to
farmers the power Indicated ought
to be vested in the government.
"It is of the first importance that
no step be omitted greatly to increase
the supply, especially of the great
staple food products of the United
States in every direction :
Stockmen Are Pleated.
The Live Stock exchange it grati
fied at the position taken by Secre
tary Houston, said President Tagg.
He telegraphed Secretary Houston as
"Your telegram received. The South
Omaha Live Stock exchange heartily
approves your plan of securing au-
- thority from congress to hx minimum
prices to producers in order to stimu
late increased production of food arti
cles, including meats during present
crisit, and note with pleasure that you
do not intend to place arbitrary maxi
mum prices. We think you are right
in trying to eliminate uneconomic
speculation and manipulation in hand
ling of food products.
"Thit exchange is doing all It can
to increase production in this terri
tory. We have already established
help bureau to assist farmers and
ttock men in this territory in getting
sufficient help to put in and take care
of crops, we are also promoting the
forming of calf, heifer, pig and sheep
. clubs in this territory with the help
- of the bankers and school of agricul
ture at Lincoln.
, Promises Co-Operation.
"A representative of our exchange
appeared before the bankers' con
vention of Norfolk, Neb., last Mon
day and will appear before another
bankers' convention . tomorrow at
Grand Island, pointing out to them
the necessity for all organizations to
' co-operate in an effort to increase the
production of live stock and food
products in this territory. We will be
clad to receive any suggestions a to
how we can help you in this great
Officers and members of the Live
Stock exchange say the message of
Secretary Houston ought to set at
rest all rumors regarding the govern
ment't intentions toward the pro
ducers of the country. Leading stock.
men ''expressed themselves as feeling
that this matter having been definitely
settled there it no reason why every
one throughout the country thould
not get busy to carry out President
Wilson's request that the production
of all foodstuffs ought to be greatly
MrMollf. Mad Captala.
Lincoln, N-b.. April It William MeMnt-1-n,
aecona baseman, wn tonight sl-rttd
raptaln of 1h Cornhuskcr baanball team,
naa-hall was thli year added to the N.
n-a ka Hat of alhl-tte events for the flrai
I'm-, In aVMi ears. The team left to.
. 1 lusht for Lar-rvnce. Kan., for tlit Initial
I name of the aeaaon
FIVE -MINUTE TALKS ON NA
vsKr h i
VSKE NT. TOSS
Former Governor of Massachusetts.
My special interest at this time of
national crisit it the promotion of war
prohibition at a military efficiency
measure. The. government ia to call
out hundreds of thousands of young
men. If these are to give the nation
the maximum of service they must be
protected from the saloon. The mod
ern war technique on sea and land
demands clear heads and quick ac
tion. This the federal government
understands. It has suppressed the
army canteen and prohibits the sale
of alcohol on its ships and in its navy
But our eastern cities, sodden with
drink, would nullify the wise purposes
of the national authorities. Within a
half mile of the Charlestown navy
yard (Boston) eighty-six licensed
places set their traps for the blue
jackets. . Things are much the same
at Portsmouth, Brooklyn and down
It is now well understood that al
cohol lowers resistance to disease. If
our boys are to offer their bodies as a
defense to the nation these bodies
should not be weakened to the attack
of infectious sickness. The surgeons
in the Russian army explain with de
light that the quick recovery from
wounds in the present war (as con
trasted with the Kusso-Japanese war)
is the undoubted consequence ot the
prohibition of vodka. Let us, too, give
our wounded the best chances of re
covery. Further, our boys should be
protected from the black diseases
which stream trom city brothels.
Close the saloon and venereal sick
nesses shirk to a minimum.
(ContUittM from Fir OM.I
periscope shattered and the shell and
the submarine disappeared.
I can t speak too highly of the cool
manner in which the lieutenant han
dled hit gunners. It was a fine ex
hibition of the efficiency of American
'We did not ttoo to reconnoiter
after the incident, but steamed away
at full speed, for it was not improb
able that there was another tub-
marine about The one we got un
doubtedly had been lying on the bot
tom at thit tpot waiting for the ship
and came up when it heard our pro
pellers. "That's about all the story, except
ing thit: The gunnert had named the
gum on board the Mongolia, and
that one which got the submarine
was calMd Theodore Roosevelt; to
Teddy fired the first gun of the war
- Mongolia Sailed April 7.
New York. April 25. The Ameri
can steamship Mongolia, a vessel of
13,638 tons, owned by the Interna
tional Mercantile Marine company,
left an American port for London
April 7 on its second trip since Ger
many's submarine declaration of Feb
The Mongolia carried a crew of
United States navy gunners in charge
of a lieutenant. It it one of the larg
est vessels under the American flag.
The Mongolia was built at Camden,
N. J in 1904 for the Pacific Mail
Steamship company, and for a num
ber of years was engaged in the California-Oriental
trade. It was pur
chased by the International Mercan
tile Marine in 1915 and brought to
the Atlantic, carrying freight only.
Will Not Make Statement. '
Washington, April 25. The policy
ot tne government is to make no an
nouncement or comment upon the de
struction ot a German submarine by
tne steamer Mongolia at this time.
The shot which marks the actual
opening of the war was fired on the
anniversary of the battle of Lexing
ton, which started the Revolutionary
war in 1775, and what is -sometimes
called the battle of Baltimore, in
which occurred the first bloodshed of
the civil war, in 1861.
large Shipment of
Diamonds Reaches Gotham
New York. April 25. A shipment
of diamonds valued tt more than $2,
000,000 arrived at an American port
today on a Dutch steamship from Rot
terdam. The stones are consigned to
Mause Reports Success Against
Turks, While London Hears
Good News From Ma
cedonia. PORTE SAYS FOE REPULSED
London, April 25. An official state
ment received from General Maude,
commanding the British forces in
Mesopotamia, says the British have
driven the Turks from the west bank
of the Shatt-El-Adhem to about sev
enteen miles north of its junction with
General Maudes total captures on
Saturday and Sundav in the vicinity
of Iztabilat were 687 prisoners and
An official statement issued this
evening says that the British forces
in Macedonia have advanced 500 yards
along a mile front between Doiran
lake and Doldzeli, near Saloniki.
Turks Report Success.
Constantinople, April 24 (Via Lon
don) April 25. An official statement
After inflicting heavy losses on the
enemy on the right bank of the Tigris
(Mesopotamia) and repulsing all hit
attacks our troops retired to new po
sitions north of Samara."
Stevens Named to
Succeed Deemer in
Iowa Supreme Court
Des Moines. Ia.. April 25. T. S.
Stevens of Hamburg, la., today was
appointed justice of the Iowa su
preme court succeeding the late Jus
tice Horace E. Deemer of Red Oak.
Twenty-Four Men Sign
Navy Roll at Niobrara
Niobrara, Neb.. April 25. (Spe
cial.) Boatswain's Mate Harper of
the navy recruited twenty-six men
here Monday, all of whom passed the
examination. The men accepted are:
From Spencer: Burton N. Arrison,
Roy A. Carlson, Charles S. Adams,
Deward P. Froseth, Morton P. Chris-
tensen, Alden B. Chittenden and
James A. Arnold. From Verdigre:
Carl L, Hawk, timer S. Brun, Ivan
N. Hawk, Harley O. Hawk, Otto E.
Markitan and Allen Good. Ernest E.
Jacobs of Creighton, George F. Lar
son ot f-au Llaire, Wis.; James W.
Schlaikjer of Winner, S. D., who was
rejected. From Niobrara: John F.
Simpson, Alfred D. Weston, Edward
Kacer, Charles H. Michel, Otto Swan
son, Wesley L. Saunders, Henry
Moravec and Byron G. Kock and
Claude F. Lenger. who was rejected
on' account of his condition due to
injuries received in an accident sev
eral months ago.
A reception was given for the sol
dier boys at the Z. C. B. J. hall Mon
day evening. Recruiting Officer Har
per gave a short patriotic talk about
the navy and the need of volunteers.
School at Yankton Indian
Agency Ordered Closed
Sioux Falls, S. D., April 25.-r(Spe-cial.)
Like a bombshell from a clear
sky was the receipt of a telegram by
Superintendent Leach, in charge of
Yankton Indian agency trom the com.
missioner of Indian affairs at Wash'
ington, ordering the immediate clos
ing of the government Indian school,
which for thirty yean or more has
been one of the leading institutions of
Yankton Indian agency.
The reason was stated to be the
failure of congress to make an appro
priation for its maintenance. The In
dian children, about 125 in number,
were sent to their homep on different
parts of the reservation.
A number of clerkr. employed at the
agency doubtless will be thrown out
of employment, and it is feared that
even the office of superintendent of
the agencv may be done away with
and the affairs of the Indians placed
in charge of a bonded clerk.
Texas Banker is Held
On Embezzlement Charge
Dallas. Tex.. April 25. H. C. Poe.
former president of the Temple State
bank and chief witness at the lesisla
tive investigation of Governor James
E. Ferguson, was held todav bv the
police on the request of the sheriff of
bell county, who said he had an anY
davit charging Poe with embezzle
ment. The charge had no connection
with the temple bank.
Is Reported Satisfactory
New York, April 25. A bulletin
issued today by the nhvsicians at
tending Sarah Bernhardt said there
has been no change in her condition
ana that they were satisfied with
her progress so far. The actress un
derwent an operation for an infected
kidney early last week.
Waahlnrton. Ap.nl 2S. ranerlal Tel.
tram.) Ura. Melissa B. PhllllBs haa been
appointed postmistress at Rollwlta, Dundy
tiisw,, nrormiii. vire w. m. Merry, re
timed: Mra. Ruth M. Kin. at Arllnrtnn.
Carbon rounty, Wyoming, vice Wm. A. Mc
Ella Moore baa been appointed elerk In
Rural letter carrier! appointed: Nebras-
ka Bloomfleld. Peter W. Llewer. Amaha.
Fred W. Black. Iowa Cedar Falls, Stephen
rmnin, ruruopn n, Rtamer; Me
ehanlcavtlte Henry P. Clrav: Wehaier ritv
Clare F. rraper. South Dakota Andover,
n. kiw nivn, Anuuver, rrana n. iiiarK;
iiuuar. vent corny; uoioms, Harry Allen
Waubay. Mark I.etder.
Y"OU are looking after that
J- But when you are gone who
will look after Investment and
A confidential talk with us
about this important matter will
WHITE KID CLOVES
WORN IHAUTO CLASS
Women in Tailored Suits Take
Lesson in Ambulance Driv
ing in Omaha Garage.
MAY ADOPT KHAKI SCITS
With the admonition, "Don't be
afraid of geting your hands and
clothes covered with g-ease," Prof.
Charles De Lay, instructor of the
newly formed class of women learn
ing how to become ambulance driv
ers, began his course of instruction
this morning at the Nebraska Auto
mobile garage, 2026 Farnam street.
His fellow mechanics looked askance
at the women, faultlessly attired in
tailored suits and some wearing wlrte i
"How do they expect to get under j
the cars and locate the trouble, or
change tires, dressed like that?
asked one man, peeking through the
door of the room where the lesson on
the carburreter was progressing.
We soon will have to meet ana de
cide whether we will adopt the khaki
bloomer suit, as the New York women
have." said Mrs. E. S. Westbrook.
captain of the class.
ihe women composing the class.
which promises to be one of the most
popular yet formed, and whose mem-
nersnip is increasing so rnr.i u may
he necessary to form other divisions,
are as follows:
E. S. Well,rook,
II. J. Jordan,
J. F. Murphy.
B. a. raid well,
W. J. Cod.
O. 8. Ooodrlcn,
W. M. Jeltera,
Ruth Arnsteln, .
Local Union No. 22 Replies
to Contractors' Statement
In answer to the advertisement un
der the caption "Licensed Electrical
Contractors' Statement of Fscts Per
taining to the Present Labor Diffi
culties," we beg leave to submit
Truth half expressed and half con
cealed is more misleading and per
nicious than an absolute falsehood.
This was the nature of the above
mentioned article published as a paid
advertisement by a group of Electrical
Contractors, who are using every
means to defeat an organization to
whom they are responsible for their
The Electrical Workers Union has
never asked by letter or word of
mouth for a closed shop, as the arti
cle stated, nor have "they never tried
to adjust matters" with these Con
tractors since their letter of February
1st as the article stated. Committees
met them several times between Feb
ruary 1st and April 2d, as also did the
Business Agent. Ous Lawson, and
receiving no satisfaction pursued the
only course lett open and walked out
The Electrical Workers' Union
stands radically opposed to any rough
tactics in dealing with non-union
men, and at no time have they ever
stooped to stealing tools or destroy
ing work on jobs, nor have they ever
intimidated men on jobs or followed
them to their homes. This is pure
"bunk,", to be read and believed by
the reading public not acquainted
with the situation, and is on par with
the injunction they have obtained in
Judge Leslie'! court. This document
enjoins the members of Local No. 22
from doing things they have never
done and is also food for the unsus
pecting public to feed upon.
The article further states that none
of these contractors are employing
any members of Local No. 22 except
those who came back voluntarily.
Some more truth and fiction mixed.
It is true they are not employing
any members ot Local No. il,
but they give the lie to the whole
sentence by adding, "except those
who have come back voluntarily," for
none have, gone back voluntarily or
They are working a few half
skilled non-union electricians, and
would come nearer to getting the
right parties who spoiled their work
and stole their tools, if they would
serve their injunction on them and
not on members of Local No. 22.
Oh I travesty on truth!
Their final statement says: "This
is a true statement of the controversy
and conditions of the labor trouble
existing between the licensed Elec
trical Contractors and the Journey
men Electricians Union."
We must leave you who chanced
to read the Electrical Contractors'
article to draw your own conclusions.
It is never considered good art in
writing to affirm the obvious.
E. H. FARNAM.
per G. Lawson-
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EVERY DAY THIS WEEK
Come In and See These Marvelous Finishes Applied, So Easy
a Child Can Apply It, and Make a Good Job.
THIS COUPON 5-&M'&5S
upon the purchase of one new 10c brush (merely to
insure a fair trial), during our CHI-NAMEL DEMON
If larger can is Jesired.'Coupon will apply as 20c
against purchase price.
Assembly Not Postponed
Philadelphia, April 25. At the
headquarters of the Presbyterian
church denial was made today of the
report that the general assembly of
the church, scheduled for May 17 to
THOMPSON BELDEN 6X0.
Vip astion CpnfarbrJfompn
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appealing to well dressed
women. Fashionable Coats
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No Extra Charge
White Dorset Pique
a New Wash Fabric
It resembles a very fine corded
pique with a heavier cord about
a half an inch apart and parallel
with the finer cord. For the fin
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separate skirts Dorset pique it
ideal; 36 inches wide, $1 a yard.
Toilet Goods Specials
Large jar Orange Flower
Nail Brushes 15c
Powder Puffs 5c
Sunkiat uniformly good
Oranges ar f reshf rom
California today and
very day. Phone now for
a supply. Every first data
dealer sells them.
They Come Back
My most enthusiastic cus
tomers are those who drifted
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They know that I produce
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26 at Dallas,
Tex., has been post-
Turkish Vizier's Visit to
Berlin May Be Important
Copenhagen, April 25. (Via Lon
don.) High importance is placed on
New Silks First
Suiting Silks, in new weaves
and colors; taffetas, satin
raye, tricontine and other
fashionable fabrics. You'll
find suiting silk), here in a
truly wonderful variety.
Skirting Silks; many exclu
sive patterns are recent ar
rivals;, new ideas are shown
in lovely color combina
tions. Choose now.
Summer Dress Cottons, in
a collection that is most
distinctive; fine organdies,
voiles, crepes and number
of materials suitable for
Dresses, Bloomers, Aprons
at a Moderate Price
Colored gingham dresses with
bloomers, sizes 2 to 6 years
at $1, $1.65.
White bloomers of striped mad
ras; full sizes, well made; sizes
2 to 12 years, S0c, 75e.
Black sateen bloomers, 4 to 12
year sizes, 50c, 75c.
Checked gingham bloomers, in
blue and white; also plain pink,
2 to 6 years. Long sleeved aprons
to match, 75e.
Sun bonnets, a few regular 50c
qualities for 33c.
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the visit of the Turkish vizier, Talaat
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