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SWISS NATION IS IN
Minister Sitter Sayi Proposed
Embargo Portends Disaster
to His Conntrjr.
i t ;
. Xew York, May 30.-Dr. Paul Kit
"'4r, minister to the Vni"0' States
'Irom Switzerland", whose transfer to
-i"he Hague was recently announced,
today told the National Conference
on Foreign,, Relationi of the JJnitcd
States in session at Long Beach, N.
Y, that the proposed amendments to
the embargo section of the espionage
bjll "portend disaster" to his country.
Dr. Ritter laid he believed the po
sition of Switierland in regard to Cer.
many was inisunderatood in the
United States and asserted that if the
embargo proposals should be enacted
into law his country might be con
, demned to starvation. .
Must Have American Food.
4 "Only yesterday," he saioV"! was
"asked Just what was the importance
of American food to Switierland. The
, question is significant when it is re
membered' that there is an embargo
bill now before your congress. I told
my friend that we needed American
food, that we might starve without it
and that not a single pound of the
.goods imported-from the United
States recrossed our borders to Ger
' many." .....
It is true, Dr.' TUllef declared, that
Switzerland today 'imports five times
as much wheat from the United States
as before . the war, but It was dune
simply because it was impossible to
secure -the other four-fifths of the
supply from Russia and Koumania, He
aid he was sure there was no inten
tion by the sponsors of the bill, much
less of the government to bring about
the destruction of Switierland for the
mere sake of completely isolating
Germany. ' '
Coal and Iron Problem.
' If is possible,' he continued, the
United States might have the right to
require Switzerland to cease trade al
together with Germany. If such ac
tion Is taken, however, he said, he re
garded it as no more than fair that
the United States should see to it that
supplies of coal and iron from this
country reach Switierland, which
now obtains these commodities from
the only source of European supply,
Oermaiiy, in exchange for products
not imported from the United States.
Dr. Hitter concluded by saying that
It was . absolutely impossible for
Switierland to exist without a con
tinuous and uninterrupted flow of sup
plies from America.
AMERICA BORN TO
CmIIumI Tram ! hw.t
but perhaps it may be permitted to
us to be glad that we nave an op
portunity to show the principles that
we profess to be living principles that
live in our hearts and to have a chance
by the pouring out of our blood and
treasure to vindicate the things which
we have professed. For, my friends,
the real fruition of lift is to do the
things we have said we wished to da
There are times when words aeeni
empty and only action seems great.
Such time has come and in the
providence of God America will once
more have an opportunity to show- to
the world that it was born to serve
Regulars and Veteran March. .
Down Pennsylvania avenue and'
across the Potomac to Arlington Na
tional cemetery marched veterans of
two past wars at tha head of a column
of National Guardsmen and regulars
who may see service In Franc within
a year. Mingled with the American
flag adorning building along the
way were number ot confederate
banners, flying for the confederate
veterans' reunion here next week and
the old union soldiers marched be
neath them with no sign of rancor.
, Cardinal Celebrate Mas. .
Special pontifical military mass
was held at St. Aloysius church by
Cardinal Gibbons and wa attended
by Knights of Columbus councils
from Baltimdre, Chief Justice White
and other members of the supreme
court. This was followed by a pa
triotic celebration before the Colum
bus monument in front of the Union
station, with former Governor Glynn
of New. York the chief speaker,
Spanisti war veterans held services
about the Maine memorial at Arling
ton. Doth houses of congress adjourned
for the day and all government de
partments were closed.
' Great Parade In New York.
New York. May 30, With a new
significance due to the war and given
added color by the participation of
thousands of men in uniform Memo
rial day was celebrated in New York
today on a tar greater scale tnan at
any time since 1898.
The main oaradc. that of the Grand
Armv of the Reoublic and the sol
diers of the nation, state and city,
marched up Riverside drive. It was
reviewed by Major General J. Frank-
lin Bell,, Unitetd States army, and
Governor Whitman at the soldiers
and sailors' monument. It was esti
mated that 18,000 marchers were in
Another parade was composed of
between 4u.uw ana ju.imi ooys ot
the Public Schools Athletic league of
the five horouaha of New York.
In the, Brooklyn parade 25,000
marcners were- in uue, wiuit ov,vw
marched In the Bronx parade,
U. S. Agents Will Watch
Conference, ot Pacifists
New York. May 30,Federal au
thorities, it was- announced, will have
representatives at Madison Square
Garden today and tomorrow while the
inerubers of the First American Con
ference for .Democracy and Terms of
, reace, a pacihst organization, are
holding their meetings to consider
war problems. ."
The conference will' hold e!x ses
sions and will listen to addresses by
Morris Hillquit, Dr. Judah L. Mag
nes, Job Harriman of Los Angeles
and Victor L, Berger,
Organise Red Cross Chapter.
. Holdrege, Neb, May 30. (Special.)
A local chapter of the Red Cross
was organized last night at .a mass
meeting held in the district court
room. One hundred and seventy dol
lars was subscribed In memberships,-
. Be .Want-Ada Produce. Results.
WORLD DOMINATION OF
AUTOCRACY TO RESULT
FROM TEUTON VICTORY
Former Ambassador Hill.
' New York, May 30. Dr. David Jayne Hill, Former
ambassador to Germany, in an address to the trustees
of the American Defense society here today warned
that Germany is far from defeated. " ,
Dr. Hill discounted the theory that the Hohenzol
lerns alone are responsible for that country's imperial
istic ambitions. He asserted that the present war is
a struggle of political systems.
"The people of Germany," declared Dr. Hill, "are
more loyal to the emperor than the democratic party
is to President Wilson today.
"The president has said that we have no hostility
toward the German people, but do not the German
people support the imperial German government to a
man?" , , . ,
"Didn't a wave of general rejoicing go through
Germany when the Lusitania went down? How many
Germans in Germany can you find who are not im
perialistic? I have never found one.
"This," added Mr. Hill, "is going to be a different
world if the central powers win the war. And it is by
no means certain that they will not.
"Unless we conscript ourselves for this battle
and lay our wealth and our lives at the altar of the de
fense of our institutions we will find our descendants
in the vortex of world dominating schemes of auto
cracy." Prof. Albert Bushnel Hart of Harvard in an ad
dress to members of the executive committee of the
National Security League, sounded a similar warning.
The danger confronting the United States is as great
.. that of 1776, he said, "and not one-third of the peo
pie realize it." t
BURLESON PUSHING .
HIGHER PAPER RATE
Postmaster General favors
Hardwiok Plan lor Increas
ing the Second-Class
Washington, May 30. Administra
tion influence was brought to bear to
day in favor of amending the war tax
bill to increase postage rate) of news
papers, magasines and other publica
tions enjoying the cent a pound rate'.
Postmaster General Burleson con
ferred with Chairman Simmons of the
senate finance committee revising the
bill and urged the committee to adopt
the amendment of Senator Hardwick
of Georgia to increase second class
Raise Rates on Ad Seetlona.
Mr. Hardwick's olan 'would add
$20,000,000 this year and more In sub
sequent years to second class rates
by a tax ranging 3 to 8 cents a pound
upon the advertising proportion of
publications, retaining the present
rate only on news space. '
Sunoort to the Hardwick clan by
the postmaster general follows his
recent endorsement before the com
mittee by two of Mr, Burleson's chief
aides. It was understood that Senator
Simmons told the postmaster general
that sentiment is not strong in the
committee for inclusion of the Hard
wick amendment. The question will
be brought before the committee
when it resumes its revision work to
morrow. Simmons Consults McAdoo.
Chairman Simmons of the senate
finance committee, in conference with
treasury officials, pointed out that the
principal questions of the war rev
enue bill yet to be determined relate
to the administration s proposed auto
mobile license taxes, excise taxes on
coffee and tea, higher second class
postal rates and taxes on public utili
ties. Secretary McAdoo is urging tha
committee to report out a bill carry
ing about 11,800.(100,000. as provided
in the house measure, but committee
sentiment apparently is In favor of
reducing it to around $1,500,000,000.
the difference to be raised' by short
term Donas, ,
Conferences on Budget.
Conferees of the senate and house
on the $1342.000.000 ward budget bill
today still had further changes to con
sider, notably the provision to regu
late the acquisition of an American
merchant marine, for which $750.-
000.000 is authorised.
The administration s food survey
and production bill will be taken up
m the senate again tomorrow and
its esrly passage is looked for. The
bill Is the house substitute for the
measure the senate hi been consider
Ambassador Elkus -r.
And Party Leave Turkey
Amsterdam, Msy 30 (Via London).
A dispatch sent yesterday from
Constantinople to the Frankfurter
Zeitung says Abram I. Elkus, Amer
ican ambassador to Turkey until dip
lomatic relatione were sevtrecVwno
has since been detained in the Turk
ish capital by illness, was to depart
on that day for Switrerlana by way
of Vienna. Accommodations were
Erovided in a special car on the Bat
an express for the former ambas
sador, Mrs. Elkus and twenty-six
others from the American embassy.
Mr. Elkus expects to 'remain some
time in Switzerland before returning
to America. V, .... ,
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(ContlnniNl From Vmg One.)
through that acquaintance that Tylee
went from Omaha to work with Mote
and Fisher for Mr, Hood in getting
evidence in connection with alleged
indiscretions of Mrs. Hood. Winck
ler went to assist Tylee on the case.
Cnuntv Attorney tita hai lived in
TJawes county all of his life. His
lather was Judge (.rues.
Robert Hood is a wealthy resident
of Dawes county, where he has lived
lortyyeara, tit is nearly 3 years ot
age and the wife he married a year
ago is 35 years' of age, and was a
scnooi teacner ot Lincoln.
Mayor Dahlman, former mayor of
Chadron and sheriff .of Dawes county
before he moved his bed and board to
ti.. mA.-Anni;- i.n., i, n-:n;nai.
of the case at Chadron. He met Rob
ert Hood and bride when they
stopped here last year on their honey
moon trip to the south.
Pattullo Decorates the ,' .
Graves of Dead Officers
Sergeant Andrew Pattullo, as hss
been his custom for several years,
Wednesday morning decorated the
Omaha Police Memorial with bou
quet of lilies and carnations in honor
of the dead members of the Omaha
the following members nave passed
awav: Former Chief of Police John
J. Donahue, Captain Patrick Mostyn,
Laptain jonn n. savage, lieutenant
Thomas Hays, Sergeants Michael
Whelen and John H, Gibbons, and
Officers P. C Foley, John H, Russell,
Darwin P. Baldwin. L. A. Smith, Wil
liam Cullen, D. J. Ryan, J. B. Wilson,
I. W. Dibble, H. L. Wooldrige, Peter
M. Lee, Vance Field, Frank Robbins,
Uamel u. lledemsn, Micnaet urum
my, James A, Norton, Thomas J.
Ormsby, Martin J. White, James Cu
ticle, James Kirk, Samuel S. Drummy,
M. A. Glllen, Alfred A. Rich, William
Good, Samuel E. Egan, Thomas Hays,
B. A. Rodgers, Dan E. Davis, Thomas
Ring, Silas E. Fisk, H. P. Corntau
and Thomas J. Mitchell.
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estiva white washes) away the be ebswalts, But the
oath ef civilised asaa It eessparttlnlr "dry." Alse, .
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this fMd dehrie. S-wJI "srasltMel" ttaatirrii
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teeth paste is te alms. Ask year shntitt If this
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sale by the world's beet fcwwa saaBirfMtarer af
deatal egoiparaal aasl sastUea and aatboe'rlas the
latest laaUas el deetsJ eeieasa. , .
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MOUTH AND TOIL1T PREPARATIONS
I SOUTH IS-ITa
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OMAHA, THURSDAY, MAY
Carranzista Garrison is At
tacked and Driven Across
the Border Into Pre-
- siditvTex.'.: sr.
Presidio, Tex., May JO. A Villa
force attacked Ojinaga, opposite here
early todays surprising the Mexican
government soldiers in the garrison
there and causing them to flee to the
American side, leaving their arm in
Mexico.' Captain Pedro-Ornelas and
jtwo soldiers ot the .Ojinaga garrison,
J who' were wounded during the fight
ing, were- brought to the American
side. All women and children from
Ojinaga escaped to the American side
when the attack started. '
Customs officials who arrived from
Ojinaga said Villa led the, attack in
person. Many Mexican government
troops surrendered to the Villa troops,
these officials said.
Ojinaga now is in possession of the
Villa soldiers.- The fighting occurred
in the plaza of the Mexican town.
The capture of Ojinaga. gives Villa
a border port of entry to the United
States. Villa's main command is re
ported at Polvo, twenty miles east of
MAJOR TELLS OF
. OFFICERS' CAMP
(CoatlDUWl From rte One.)
ber. The buildings will cover 1,000
acres; 45,000 men will be trained here.
It certainly looks like war around
here. An English officer told us that
England lost more officers in the first
six months of war than there are in
the United States army and that
junior officers lived about five to elev
en days on the firing line. Sure is en
couraging, but we haven't time to
worry about it.
"I never knew so much work could
be crowded into one day between five
bells in the morning and 9 at night.
We are at it all day.
"W do very little actual drilling,
but we have a lot of class recitations
and they are continually on new sub
jects. We gallop through at a really
"We have to study every minute
we can grab and we carry a book
of soma kind around with us all the
time. It it remarkable how much one
can learn by concentration and we
surely concentrate in large gobs.
"I can already give and read mes
sages in three different codes and sys
tem at a rapid rate. I can drill a
company of 150 men in nearly all
company formations. I can also start
Qn a raw group of men and develop
them into a trained platoon.
Have Plenty to Eat.
"I can adjust a rifle sight for
windage and elevation. We under
stand internal guard duty and guard
mounting, Also field service, (most all
the fellows know as much as I do
and torn a lot more),' but it just
shows how quick one can learn when
you want to or have to.
"We have fine brick barracks, elec
tric lights, steam heating, (it is still
cold up here, but great weather),
plenty of shower and tub baths, even
sheets and pillow cases, and all we
want of good and well prepared food
with big variety. It's sure great, but
we need it, believe me.
"The training we are getting is fine
and if I ever get back on the job I'll
be some stepper. Give my regards
to all the boys."
Wishes to Raise Street
Car Fare to Six Cents
Salt Lake City, May 30. That the
Utah Light and Traction company
will ask the public utilities commis
sion or permission to raise tha price
of street car fares from 5 cents to 6
cents, was the announcement made
today by H. F. Dicke, general man
ager of the company.
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SaaH of aiteav, ralfavaa am.a.lva thirst. Su.
parlor ta lamona. Advartlsamant,
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CHINA MAY BE DRAWN INTO
GKN. KY TSING wz.
In view of the fact that China may
be drawn into the world war against
the Teutonic allies. It is interesting to
note that the Chinese army is by no
means poorly equipped. It has been
thoroughly trained by Japaneae and
European officers and boasts a very
efficient aviation corps. General K. Y.
Tsing, shown in the photograph, Is the
cniet ot aviation ot tne army ot tne
France Will Put Ban
On Socialist Conference
Paris, May 30. A bill which has
reference to the decision of the
French socialists to take part in the
International socialist convention at
Chamber of. Deputies today by Paul
Stockholm was introduced in the
It provides that "whoever con
cludes or attempts to conclude any
convention or negotiations of polit
ical, . diplomatic, military, economic
and social character, aside from the
constituted governmental authorities,
either with subjects of an enemy
power or with an assemblage em
bracing a foreign enemy, shall be
punished with five years' imprison
ment and a fine of 10,000 to 50,000
Motorist With Blinding
Lights Must Pay $1,500
Sioux Falls, S. D., May 30. (Spe
cial.) After being out all night a
jury in the' circuit court in this city
awarded damages to the amount of
$1,500 to Elfrida Langlos, the de
fendant in the action being Henry
Peterson, of this city. The plaintiff
charged that while riding in an auto
mobile with her husband, she was in
jured in a collision that resulted from
the blinding lights of a car driven by
the defendant being thrown into their
faces. At a prior term of court Peter
son got judgment for $250 against
Mr. Langlos for injuries in the same
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Buffalo, N. Y., May 30.-Fred W.
Zimmer, an aviation instructor, and
Seymour H. Knox, jr., a young Buf
falo millionaire training for service
in the United States aviation corps,
were injured today when their hydro
airplane crashed into a telegraph
Zimmer was struck in Jhe neck by
the engine. He has a fractured skull
and internal injuries. Knox was
thrown clear of the machine and his
injuries are not so serious.
Salem, N. J., May 30. An airplane
in which. William Fry and Louis Ben
nett, jr., started to fly this morning
from Shcepshead Bay, N. V., to
Wheeling. W. Vs., was wrecked in
Salem Driving park. Both occupants
escaped injury, but several spectators
were hurt slightly.
The machine landed to get gaso
line and as it rose to resume the jour
ney one of the wings got caught in a
fence.' Part of the fence was car
ried away, then the airplane shot into
a tree, where it collapsed.
FOULARDS The silk for ser
vice, in large assort
ments of figured, dot
ted end novelty ef
fects, $1.95, $2.25,
PRINTED PONGEES Novelty
patterns, in good
i weights (33-inch), an
' extra value at 98c.
KIMONO SILKS New and
f i g u res characterize
these latest arrivals.
Choose one now for
summer wardrobe; 30
and 32-inch, 85c to
WASH COTTONS Make your
wants known and see
how quickly they can
be satisfied from tha
excellent selections we
have to offer.
TIwNew Fabrics First
while they are really new.
Sorosis Summer Fashions
White Boots and Pumps
A wonderful variety of styles and shape
ly lasts in white kid and reinskin boots
and pumps, suitable for every summer
White reinskin lace boots
with welt soles and covered
heels. Priced, $6 and $7.
White kid lace boots with
twin soles and kid covered
heels to match. $12 to $14.
Pumps of white Sea Iiland
duck are priced, $3 to $5.
ot touncn owns I
P. Reed &
All Colors and Leathers
Prices, $3.50 to $6.00
Will Care for Practice
Of Doctors Who Enlist
Pithureh. Pa.. May 30. Pitts
burgh doctors who enter military
service are to receive JS per cent 01
the income from their private prac
tice while they are absent, the work
being done by doctors who remain ai
ti.: n..nilni..m.nt was made
today by the auxiliary medical council
for the national aeicnsc ui h:jih.j
county. About 200 doeers from this
district have already been commis
sioned or have applied for commis
Socialist Conference at
Stockholm is Postponed
Amsterdam. May 30. (Via Lon
don.) According to news from the
Dutch delegates at Stockholm the so
cialist conference has been postponed
until July 15, or possibly later. Ev
erything depends on the date of the
arrival of the French and Italian dele
gations. Bee Want-Ads Produce Results.
f First quality Trefousse
jI kid, in new shades of
gray "and partel, besides
black and white. All with
contrasting stitchings, at
f Trefousse one and two
ol clasp kid, in white and
colors with self and con
trasting stitching, $1.75,
$2 and $2.25.
Experienced fitters in at
tendance. The Sport Corset
The one every woman
enjoys. We are show
ing a Treco Sport
model with elastic
band at the waist line.
Very short to insure
comfort, no matter
what position you as
sume. Also many
styles in plain cou
tille, batiste and some
Prices: $2 to $5 a pair
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