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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, JULY 11). 1917.
MAY SEND PAPERS
Magazines and Newspapers
Bearing One Cent Stamps
Will Be Forwarded to
Americans in France.
Washington, July 18. Magazines
ind newspapers bearing 1-cent stamps
hereafter may be posted, unwrapped
and unaddressed by persons other
than publishers and will be forwarded
by postal authorities to American
soldiers and sailors in Europe.
In announcing today plans for gath
ering reading matter conveying home
news and fiction to the boys abroad
Postmaster General Burleson sug
gested that magazines print the fol
lowing in the upper right hand cor
ner of their front covers:
"Notice to the reader: When you
have finished reading this magazine,
place a 1-cent stamp on this notice,
hand same to any postal employe and
it will be placed in the hands of our
soldiers and sailors at the front. No
wrapping no address."
The publications will be carried
under parcel post classification at 1
cent each, regardless of weight. A
concentration station has been desig
nated in each state for assembling of
the reading matter.
Postoffice in Camp.
American Training Camp in France.
July 17. The latest development of
the camp is a postoffice which will
enable men to mail letters either
home or to any other point in the
world, without revealing their exact
whereabouts. The system will be
enlarged to fit needs. At present it
consists in requiring of each soldier
or officer that he address his com
munications from the American train
ing camp and deposit them in a spe
cial postoffice, from where they will
be taken by pouch to Paris and
mailed in the ordinary manner.
Similarly return mail should be ad
dressed to the training camp of the
American expeditionary forces, Paris,
whence it will be forwarded to the
Surplus Supplies Distributed.
When the troops left their base
they took with them surplus supplies,
which are now being turned back to
the quartermaster's department for
redistribution, so that there will soon
be more than enough of such things
as tobacco and similar luxuries, which
have been somewhat scarce.
Officers, who are billeted among
the inhabitants, are paying moderate
prices for quarters. They may by
request pay 1 franc daily for quar
ters, and provided they eat at a
"hotel" expend 7 francs daily for ex
Records Conect Berkman
With 'Frisco Bomb Murders
New York, July 18. It became
known today that the evidence upon
which Alexander Berkman, the anar
chist, was recently indicted in San
Francisco for murder in connection
with the preparedness day parade
bomb plot in that city was supplied
by the federal district attorney's of
fice here after a raid upon the offices
of The Blast and Mother Earth in
connection with the anti-conscription
activities of Berkman and Emma
All the papers in the anarchist head
quarters were seized and examined
and, according to Assistant District
Attorney Harold A. Content, some
of them disclosed Berkman's connec
tion with the San Francisco tragedy.
Mr. Content refused today to dis
close the nature of the evidence se
cured by the government, but said he
had forwarded it to the San' Fran
Berkman, at the. time of the bomb
explosion, published The Blast in San
Frai.cisco. He is now serving sen
tence in Atlanta after conviction here
for anti-conscription conspiracy.
Bolt Feature of Movie
Chicago, July 18. Representatives
from twenty states bolted the con
vention of the National Motion Pic
ture Exhibitors' league today and held
a separate session with the avowed
intention of forming a new organiza
tion. A. P. Tugwell, Los Angeles, first
vice president of the league, and S.
II. Trigger, New York, a member
of the executive committee, were
i rominent in the bolt. They charged
that the league was being conducted
arbitrarily by "the machines."
"The charges that we make," said
Mr. Tugwell, "are that the machine
which is trying to dominate the con
vention is working the gag rule, refus
ing roll calls, to read the minutes
or to hear officers entitled to be
The storm broke when it came time
to nominate officers. Lee Ochs is a
candidate for re-election and the bolt
ers charged the "machine" was try
ing to railroad his election through.
Rush to Take Whisky
From Bond Continues
Washington, July 18. Liquor deal
ers, alarmed at the prospect of the
government seizing, under the terms
of the food bill, the vast quantities of
distilled spirits in bond, are with
drawing whisky from bonded ware
houses at a rate never before equaled.
Within the last ten days more than
10,000,000 gallons have been with
drawn and the ratio of 1 (000,000 gal
lons a day bids fair to be con
tinued. The whisky thus withdrawn is
placed largely, revenue officials state,
in retail establishments.
As a consequence of the scare, in
ternal revenue receipts have risen this
month to a point higher than ever be
fore, the total for the first seventeen
days being approximately $7,500,000
more than last July.
British Flyer Bombs Subsea
And Destroys Zeppelin
Hamilton. Ont., July 18. Destruc
tion single-handed first of a German
submarine and then of a Zeppelin by
Lieutenant Basil D. Hobbs of the
royal flying corps is described in ad
ices received today by his relatives.
His exploits, which have won him
a letter of congratulation from Ad
miral Jellicoe and recommendation
for the 'Vicftfria' cross, were accom
plished from a seaplane.
He swooped dowH ver the U-boat
and dropped bombs on it until it sank.
A few days .later he. attacked the air
ship and sent it crashing to earth in
flames, causing the death of its en
"Billy" Sunday Pays
Fine for Speeding
Portland, Ore, July 18. The Rev.
William ("Billy") Sunday was ar
rested today for exceeding the speed
limit in his automobile on the
Broadway bridge across the Wil
liamette river. The arresting offi
cer said Sunday's chauffeur was
driving the car at a rate exceeding
twenty-five miles an hour. Sunday
was on his way from his ranch at
Hood River to Portland, when ar
rested. The driver was fined $5, which
was paid by the evangelist.
SIR EDWARD CARSON
JOINS WAR CABINET
Gsddes Takes Vacated Place
and Winston S. Church
ill Becomes Minister
London, July 18. Sir Edward Car
inet appointments get a mixed re
ception in the morning newspapers.
The majority, however, are indul
gent and express the willingness to
give the appointees a chance and
to judge them by results.
The selection of Sir Eric Camp
bell Geddes, who has been director
general of the munitions supply, to
head the British admiralty, succeed
ing Sir Edward Carson arrests a
large share of the editorial atten
tion. It is described as startling,
original and bold, but his record in
other posts is amply recognized as
a great one.
London, July 17. Sir Edward Car
son has relinquished his post as first
lord of the admiralty and joined the
war cabinet without portfolio, accord
ing to an official announcement of the
new ministerial appointments, issued
Sir Edward will be succeeded by
Sir Eric Campbell Geddes, who has
been director general of munitions
Winston Spencer Churchill succeeds
Dr. Christopher Addison as minister
of munitions. Dr. Addison becoming
a minister without portfolio in charge
Baron Edwin Samuel Montagu of
Beaulieu, a former cabinet minister,
is made secretary for India.
The new cabinet appointments aris
ing out of the resignation of Mr.
Chamberlain as secretary for India
and Andrew Bonar Law's desire to be
relieved of his duties as a member of
the small war cabinet which he found
incompatible with his heavy responsi
bility, first as chancellor of the ex
chequer, and second as leader of the
House of Commons contained, two
complete surprises the. appointment
of Sir Eric Geddes as head of the ad
miralty and Winston Spencer
Churchill as minister of munitions.
Of these four Earl Curzon, Lord
Milner and Sir Edward Carson are all
conservatives of the most extreme
type and complaints, constantly heard
from the liberal and radical press of
the undue preponderance of conser
vative influence in the government
since Mr. Lloyd George took the
neim, now win oe intensineci.
Saves British Steamship
New York, July 18. The British
steamship- Cranmore, previously re
ported sunk by a German U-boat, was
saved from destruction by an Amer
ican destroyer, which was convoying
it through the danger zone, according
to members of its crew who arrived
here from England on an Amer
The Cranmore was attacked, they
said, July 7, about 180 miles west of
Ireland, five of its plates being stove
in by a torpedo. The U-boat that
fired it did not appear and did not
press the attack owing to the pres
ence of the American warship.
Under protection of the destroyer
the vessel was able to proceed to
an Irish port under its own steam.
Ask That Dividends for
Red Cross Be Paid In
New York, July 18. The fact that
millions of dollars in Red Cross divi
dends declared by corporations have
not been paid over to the organization
by the recipients was made known in
an appeal to the shareholders in such
corporations, issued today by the
American Red Cross war finance com
mittee. "The French prepared for 900,000
wounded for the spring offensive,"
said the appeal, and "to prepare for
our wounded the Red Cross must
avail itself of every dollar it can get.
To withhold a Red Cross dividend
means withholding relief from our
South Dakota Home Guards
To Keep' I.W.W. Men in Check
Pierre,, S. D., July 18. (Special
Telegram.) The State Council of De
fense at its meeting today took up
the discussion of the Industrial Work
ers of the World situation in the
state and the organization of home
guards to prevent the recurrence of
such situations as occurred in the
eastern part of the state last fall when
citizens' posses took control of the sit
The request on the government for
arms for the home guards will be
pushed and the organization of the
home guards built up to meet the oc
casion if it occurs again.
Training Officers for
New Merchant Fleet
Chicago, July 18. Training1 of pros
neclive officer for the federal mer
chant ship fleet began at the
jones public school here today. A
night school -will be conducted in the
federal building. At the Jones school,
where Dr. Oliver J. Lee, of the bu
reau of navigation, organized a class,
there were twelve applicants. In
structions will consist of a six weeks'
course in the theory of navigation,
followed by two months practical
training on shipboard.
Explosion Destroys Big
Factory at Stuttgart
Amsterdam, Jujy 18. The Neuese
Tageblatt of Stuttgart, Germany, re
ports that on Saturday a great ex
plosion occurred at the Wilhelm Weif
fenhach factory. The building was
destroyed, neighboring houses were
damaged greatly and windows were
broken in the nearby village of Sued-heim.
Cutler Succeeds Pratt
In Commerce Department
Washington, July 18. Dr. Edward
E. Pratt, who resigned last night as
chief of the bureau of foreign and
domestic commerce at the request of
Secretary Redtield, was succeeded to
day by Burwell S. Cutler, first assist
ant chief, who will serve until a per
manent appointment is made.
Mr. Cutler is a Buffalo manufac
turer, who came to Washington at the
outbreak of war to offer his services
to the commerce department.
Neither Mr. Redfield nor Dr. Tratt
would discuss today the causes lead
ing up to the resignation.
Big Oats and Barley Crops
Being Harvested in Iowa
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul rail
way crop report says: Early oats and
barley are being harvested in Iowa
and are a heavy crop. Farther north
all grains are approaching maturity
and indications generally continue
' A few points in North Dakota re
port retrocession due to dry weather
and hot winds, but rains during the
last few days have been of great
Corn Has made good progress dur
ing this week. Ample moisture every
where. Persistent Advertising is the Road
ASK WHY GUARDS
ARE SENTTO SOUTH
Senators Wish to Know Why
State Troops Are Sent to
Warmer Climate for
Washington, July 18. Attacks upon
the War department's policy of train
ing National Guardsmen in southern
camps and the method of compiling
the army draft quota estimates con
tinued today in the senate.
Senator Lodge said the estimate
method was "simply preposterous"
and created the opinion that the "rolls
have been padded." He wanted to
know why it was that the National
Guard from New England is to be
sent to southern training camps while
the army to be raised by conscrip
tion is to be trained at a camp in
"If the Massachusetts camp is good
enough to drill one set of troops in
winter," he asked, "why is it not good
enough for the others?"
Senators LaFollette and Watson
also voiced opposition to the sending
of northern troops to the southern
Douglas County Quota
, For Draft is 1,309
d'ri'in it Stuff Corrpypund'nl
Lincoln. July 18. (Special Tele
gram.) The number of men to be
selected for the draft from Douglas
county is 1,309, divided as follows:
Douglas county outside of Omaha,
128; city of Omaha, first division,
198; second division, 21S; third divi
sion, 251; fourth division, 287;
fifth division, 230.
camps. Senator Watson expressed
the belief that there was something
back of the plan other than military
Americans in France
Would Like Few Stogies
Chicago, July 18. Letter received
here from American soldiers in
France indicate that a few stogies
would be much-appreciated gifts by
the men at the front. Pipe tobacco
and cigarcts are available, but. says
one letter, "we are really suffering
Captain Charles Rund of
Ohio Dies in France
Bessemer, O., July 18. Captain
Charles Rund of this city died at
Etaples, France, June 6, from natural
causes, according to word received to
day. Captain Rund left America for
Europe as a member of the first con
tingent under General Pershing.
Tells a Story
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the Daily Battle
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How These Omaha
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Mrs. G. HI Miller, 1811 N. Twenty.
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Mohair Suits, cool and dressy, at $1Q and $15
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