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DUTCH .MISSION HAS
LEFT: FOR HEW-YORK
Delegation Comes to United
States for Discussion of Em
bargo Conditions ; Holland
May Go Hungry.
The Hague, Aug. 19. Tlie commis
sion from, The Netherlands to the
United States to discusj embargo
conditions concerning this country,
has left a .European port for New
York. - . -
Wheat Supply la Small.
Amsterdam, Aug. 18. In connec
tion with the sailing of the Dutch
trade mission to America there is an
interesting note in a leading journal
. of economic and statistical news
which calculates Holland's estimated
.stocks of wheat a 170,000 tons and
the new home crops' yield for con-
- sumption, 68,000.
This supply is sufficient to last un
til the middle of March, 1918, at the
present rate of consumption, which
' has been reduced to about one-third
of the normal rate through bread ra
tioning and mixture with other grain
Must Reduce Rations.
Unless it soon can be known to a
certainty that 150,000 to 250,000 tons
of wheat can be imported from North
or South America the ration must be
reduced further and the consumption
of the bread loa.' changed to avert a
r complete lack of the staple between
the middle of March and September,
UNCLE SAM SOON
TO REMOVE HEAVY
COAL COST BILL
would call for a division of the coun
'try into districts. Every operator
would be paid for his product on a
basis of cost of production, plus a
definite percentage of profit. All the
coal in a district would be pooled and
!sold to the public at one price, al
though (he prices fixed for different
districts .might . vary, considerably. Al
lowance would be given operators for
i'quantity production, and efficiency of
.service. ' -
Officials of the trade commission
say no scheme could be. worked out,
either under a requisitioning system
or a straight price fixing plan, where
.by .it would be possible. to pay uni
form prices for coal at all mines.
Shipment, Big Problem. ,
s, Priority of shipment is recognized
, as one of the biggest problems con
fronting the government in any solu
tion of the coal situation. .Two laws
recently put on the statute books,1 of
; licials believe, give the government
full power in that respect They are
'the act empowering the president to
direct priority for certain shipments
and the act giving the Interstate Com
; merce commission power to direct the
movement of the cars.
Powers vested in. the president by
the priority act probably will be
.turned over to Judge Lovett next
' week.. 2 ;''-.: ' .f"
An appeal, to the government to be
i'gin exercising immediately its power
'to direct shipments-was made today
by the railroad war board, which in a
statement declared the coal situation
in the northwest still is serious. Al
though there has been a large Increase
ii the movement of ! coal, the state
ment said, the direction in many In
stances has not been towards c6m
munitics that need it most. , '
: EXEMPTION OF.
(CoailBUMl "rinM On.)
provost marshal general that pef sons
who fail to appear for their physical
examination, after having received
i heir notices to do so from the local
boards, by such failure, waive their
right to physical examination and are
t accepted 'by.the board without such
esainfiution. ' -Their names will be
ci rtified-'to ith district boards as
chosen; bythe lotal .boards fcr the
' uaiictaat arrnyi, -vt-- -Vi..V.-Walvelxemption
iheyf do" riot ' then appear - to
, claim e:teip$i6ji,4tlvey wjlj thereby
waive' the riglit'to such exemptions
as they might have claimed, and their
lames will be certified by the district
boards to the adjutant generals of
their respective states, as persons for
the national army. The adjutant
general will give them a notice to re
port for duty, at a specified time and
place and such notices wilt be given
publicity, according to the regula
tions of the conscription act ,
"Such persons then become subject
to the military authorities at the time
designated by the . adjutant generat
for them to report. Should they fail
to comply with, this notice, they be
come deserters from the army and
will be treated as such by the mili
''It is. therefore, a matter of vital
concern, not so much to the govern
ment as to. the persons themselves,
to see that they give the correct ad
dress for their notices to be mailed
to them. Should they fail to comply
with these notices after receiving
them, they become automatically
drafted without regard to physical
examination, exemption or discharge.
; "Where persons are known to be
wilfully refusing to comply with the
requests of the local boards and are
so conducting themselves as to be a
menace to the proper tnfor.sment of
the conscription act, ana their jvnere
about are known, they should be de
tained in jail on complaints' charging
violations of Section 6 of the 'Con
scription Act until the time when
thrv are ordered bv the adjutant een
era! to reoort for duty to the national
army. They should, at that date, be
turned over to the military authori
ties. No prosecution need be had as
it will be unnecessarily expensive
and little is to be gained theretrom.
Department of War Will -
; Look Into Pension Claims
Mexico City, July 15. Tha De
partment of war has determined to
appoint a commission to investigate
all claims tor pension due to sol
.er or'soldiers s families since 1910.
Part of the duties of the commission
will be to make a census of the men
invalided from the army since the
French Troops Capture Two
Redoubts on Breenbek and
Forward' to Junction of
MISS RANKIN SCORES
ALL 'DIRECT ACTION
Montana Congresswoman De
clares Subtle Efforts Being
Made to Destroy Industrial
Standards of Country.
Butte, Mont., Aug. 19. Miss Jeai
nette Rankin, congresswoman-at-large
from Montana, denounced "di
rect action" by either aide in labor
controversies, in a speech at a mass
meeting ester Jay. She 'said "sub
tle attempts to destroy the industrial
standards of the country" were being
made, and denounced a card system
used by mine managers in hiring
"I have no patience with the al
leged utterances of Frank Little," she
said, referring to ; an Industrial
Worker of the World oreanizer. re
cently lynched here, "but I have the
greatest contempt for that form of di
rect action that permitted the foul and
cowardly murder of Frank Little."
As to threatened spoliation of crops,
as a weapon against the employers.
The men who destroy grain fields
are tak'uig the bread from a hungry
child. The burden of waste always
rests heaviest on the weak on those
least able to stand the strain.
"I am convinced that the demands
of labor in this" trouble are just and
should be granted. It is impossible
prqperly to support a family today in
Butte on the wages that are being
Nine Plotters Led
By Kaiser Plunge
n World Into War
of the German general staff, was also
excluded from the plot, the fact sheds
a fresh light upon his career: it will
be remembered that, after the first
failures of the German campaign in
France, Moltke was superseded, and
before, his death in Berlin he let it
be known that there would some day
be disclosures about. the early stages
of the war.
It has always been suspected that
Herr von Stumm, who in 1914 was
head of the political department of
the German foreign offic, and now is
under-secretary For foreign affairs,
was in the secret at an early stage.
Falkenhayn was Prussian minister of
, Who the Leader Are.
' The Archduke Frederick is a cousin
of the late Emperor Francis Joseph,
and 'took nominal command of the
Austrian forces at the outbreak of
war. Count Berchtold was Austro-
Hunganan foreign secretary, Count
Tiza was Hungarian premier and Gen
eral -Conrad von Hoetzendorf was
chief , of the Austro-Hungarian gen
eral staff. ' "
It has been understood for a lonsr
time past that other unpublished evi
dence exists of pledges given by Ger
many to Austria-Hungarary during
the first fortnight of July, 1914; it
would seem that the time has come
for its production.
LAHied Aviators Raid v
Ghent and Selzaete
Sas Van Gent. Holland. An. 19
Terrific explosions of bombs dropped
........... . rl !
uj . cmciuu niticu . airmen in a raia
shortly before midnight on Seleaete, a
Belgian town on the Dutch frontier,
eighteen miles north of Ghent, awak
ened all the inhabitants of this town.
uerman anti-aircraft batteries were
very active, some of their shrapnel
bursting iover Sas Van Gent.
Ghent, which in normal times, has
a population o 170,000, also was raid
ea by the entente allied aviators.
Christmas Cheer Already
Planned for Sammies Abroad
Washington. Auar. 19. F.verv
American soldier and sailor, whether
at the battle front or in training camp
t iiuuic, on snips ai sea, or sta
tioned ashore, is to have a Christmas
remembrance from "home." Red
Cross officials have lust completed
plans for the Christmas cheer and ar
rangements will be worked out im
Grain Exchange Veteran .
-To Go to Fort Snelling
Tom Mahonev. who has been chief
clerk in the inspection bureau of the
Omaha Grain exchange almost since
the inception of the Omaha grain
market, has resigned, and Tuesday
leaves for Fort Snelling, where he
enters the officers' training eamn. In
his physical examination Mahoney'a
standing was 100 per cent
Andrassy to Succeed v
Esterhazv as Premier
Copenhagen, Aug. !9. T-tdapest
newspapers say that Count Julius
Andrassy is slated to succeed Count
Moritz Esterhazy as premier of Hun
gary. The prime minister is expected
shortly to leave his post on account
of ill health. ( . .
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Custer County Institute.
Broken Bow. Neb..' Aug. 19. (Spe
cial Telegram.) The teachers' insti
tute closed a successful session Satur
day night. There was an enrollment
of 200. The male teachers of the
county. were conspicuous by their ab
sence... a majority of them having
joined the colors. The central rro-
gram Vas interspersed by many pa
triotic numbers and addresses were
delivered, during the week bv State
.Superintendent Clemmons of Lincoln,
Prof. George Martin of the state nor
mal at Kearney and Attorney R. .
Brega of Callaway. The institute was
In charge of Superintendent J. F. Dun
kin of Osceola. Miss Charlotte Lowe
of the Kearney State normal. Miss
Martha Fodge of Broken Bow, Miss
Lona Simms of Broken Bow, Super
intendent S. H. Martin of Broken
Bow and Mrs. J, J. Douglas of Calla
When You Eat Too Much.
Distress in the stomach after eating
is relieved by-taking one of Cham
Almost Impregnable Position
Surrenders After Terrific Ar
tillery Fire; Angle Com
mands Water Ways.
(Ry Ax-)att Prsl.)
British Front in France and Bel
gium. Aug. 19. The French have
completed their concuest of the ene
my territory south of the St. Jansbeek
river and the Breenbek river, which
branches off from the St. Jansbeek to
Two strong German redoubts, Les
Lilas and Mondovf farm, which hail
held out against all attacks since the
beginning of the allied offensive on
Thursday, have capitulated and the
French have pushed their front for
ward to a neutral line formed by these
Les Lilas redoubt lies about a third
of a mile west of the juncture of the
St. Jansbeek and the Breenbek. It
was a large fortification of Concrete
and steel, armed heavily with machine
guns. . . -
Although the garrison was small,
their position was well nigh impreg
nable so far as infantry attacks were
concerned, and it was only when
heavy artillery was brought up and
concentrated on them late yesterday
that the Germans surrendered.
Force Redoubt Into Pocket.
When the French advanced Thurs
day they passed on either side of Les
Lilas, leaving the redoubt in a pocket.
Since then there has been continual
fighting about this position, which
was rendered doubly strong through
the presence of a considerable flood
tract and artificial ditches.
The intense artillery fire yesterday
played havoc with the redoubt and the
garrison finally surrendered, an officer
and twenty-three men being taken
prisoner. The officer said they had
intended to fight to a finish, but
changed their minds when he big
guns began their work.
Mondovi farm was a similar posi
tion, lying in an angle formed by the
St, Jansbeek and the Breenbek. As
in the case of Les Lilas, the French
artillery( bombarded the garrison into
submission and they surrendered dur
ing last night. The Germans later
tried to shell the French out of Mon
dovi, but were unsuccessful.
Capture 400 Prisoners,
The oig number of prisoners and
guns captured by the French is not
yet available, but the prisoners will
aggregate over 400, and about fifteen
guns were taken. The small number
of prisoners is due Jargely to the fact
that the Germans were holding most
of this section in small garrisons in
numerous redoubts like Les Lilas. .
The correspondent of the Associat
ed Press today found the greatest
Spirit of optimism prevailing among
the French troops. They are feeling
exceedingly good over their successes
and their morale is at the highest
pitch. , :
Armory Locked, Wilkerson -.
Holds Meeting on Street
Shenadoalv la.,' Aug. 18. (Special.)
A crowd composed mostly of
curosity seekers heard the t tale of
J. N. Wilkerson the detective, Friday
night, when he discussed the Villisca
ax murder. The meeting was ad
vertised for the armory. Wilkerson
in his address accused "the judge of
taking the key and running off with
it." The meeting was held on the
street in fronfof the Free Methodist
. H. Landers, a Shenandoah wit
ness in the case rode up and down
the street beforehand announcing the
meeting. Wilkerson stood in the
car of John Montgomery of Villisca,
father of Mrs. Moore, the murdered
woman. Mrs. Landers was seated in
the automobile. Ed Peterson of
Montgomery county spoke a few
An atack on Senator II. I. Foskett
for violating for the "Anti-Wilkerson
law," charges against the Des Moines
Register, the Council Bluffs Nonpareil
and other papers were made, ine
part Bill Mansfield had in the history
Of the case was elaborated by Wilker
The Questions asked of Senator
F. F. Jones of Villisca. were quoted
and at the close of the meeting Wilk
erson offered them for sale for 10
cents or as a gift to "Jones people.
An opportunity to subscribe to the
investigating fund was given the
hmearers at the close of the talk. The
remarks of the detective were ap
plauded from time to time by his fol
lowers in the crowd. .
am Ma a
Dawes County Barbecue.
Chadron. Neb.. Aue. 19. fSoecial
Telegram.) The second annual bar
becue was held on Ash Creek, at the
Hoevet danch yesterday. The whole
county was represented. Two oxen
Speeches were made by Captain A.
G. Fisher, County Clerk L. J. Leager.
Prof. E. P. Wilson of the State Nor
mal of Chadron, Attorney J. E. Por
ter of Crawford. C. E. Minnick of
H. J. HUGHES CO.
WhoUiaU Distributors '
ERIN'S WHEAT CROP
World's Output of Barley, Rye,
Oats and Other Grains Ad-
vances in Time of
Vashington, Aug. . 19. Ireland's
farmers this year have produced a
wheat crop 53.8 per cent larger than
last year's and 137.1 per cent more
than the average crop for 1911-15.
Cablegrams from the International
Institute of Agriculture at Rome to
the Department of Agriculture today
give Ireland's wheat crop as 4,347,000
bushels and the combined wheat crops
of Ireland, Spain, France, India,
Japan and the United States as 1,366,
000,000. or seven-tenths of 1 per cent
more than last year,
The United States, Spain and Ire
land, the estimates show, will produce
847,000,000 bushels of rye this year,
or 10 per cent more than last year;
288,000,000 bushels of barley, or 4.9
per cent more than last year, and
1,574,000,000 bushels of oats, or 16.9
per cent more than last year.
Second Test Completed
By Nuckolls County Board
Nelson, Neb., Aug. 19 (,Special.)
The local board of Nuckolls county
has just completed the second examin
ation of men. for military service and
has passed as physically fit" for serv
ice 139 of those examined. The call
was issued for the. 2l and 190 ans
wered the call and appeared for exam
ination. All of the others who did
not appear have either been examined
by other boards at the request of thin
board, or have enlisted in service prior
to th call and since the registration.
Of the 190 men examined 139 were
passed as physically fit for service.
Sixty-two claims for exemptions have
been filed. '
David Cityi Campfire Girls
Make Active Food Canvass
' David City, Neb., Aug. 19. (Spe
cial.) The Owaissa Campfire girls of
David City have been willingly "doing
their bit" the last week by assisting
in the distribution of the Hoover
pledge cards for the food conserva
tion movement," working with Mrs.
J. R. Evans, local chairman for the
pledge card campaign. A house-to-,
house canvass was made and several
hundred pledges were secured and
sent in to Washington, D. C. Miss
Orina Ohlsen is guardian of the
David City chapter.
Custer County Exemptions.
Broken Bow, Neb., Aug. 19. (Spe
cial.) The board of exemption has
about completed its work of passing
upon the first call of drafted men in
Custer, county. The , registrations
numbered 501. The quota from this
county was203, and" 274 have been
accepted, leaving a reserve of seventy-
one, ine number ot men who did
not claim exemption on grounds of
dependents was 172. Seventy-nine
were rejected On account of physical
disability and the same number was
certified in claiming exemptions, but
not allowed. One hundred and forty
eight exemptions were allowed.
Twenty-three failed to report. The
board comprises County Clerk Wa
ters, Sheriff Wilson and Dr. C. L.
New FirnV at Hershey.
Hershey, Neb., Aug. 19.-(Special
Telegram.) B. W. McNatton & Co.,
of Maxwell, closed a deal Saturday,
whereby they become owners of the
L. B. Munber drug stock here.
Location Most Central.
300 Rooms with 300 PrivaU Baths.
RaUs $1.75 to $3.50 Por Day.
H. J. TREMAIN,
Pros, and Manager.
Stop over at
on your vacation trip
Low round trip summer tourist fares now in
effect. . Thirty and sixty day limit
Correspondingly low round trip fares to Boston, Jersey
Coast Resorts, Norfolk, Va., Old Point Comfort, and
other points on the Atlantic Seaboard.
v Liberal Stopover privileges at all points en route.
Call or write for descriptive folder.
Four Ail-Steel Trains from Chicago Daily
All trains leave Grand Central Station; Fifth Avenue and Harrison
Street; 63rd Street Station twenty-five minutes later.
Tickets may be purchased at the City TicVet Office, 23S. Clark St.,
at Grand Central Station and at all principal hotels; also at 63rd
Street Station and South Chicago. '
C. C KLRICK, Trarve&ng Passenger Agent.
' 913 Woodmen of tie World BSdg., Omaha, Nebr.
. Phoae DoucIm 947
; "Our Pauntrt An Oar Qwifi"
DOUGLAS TO PAY
MORE STATE TAXES
Nearly One Hundred and Fifty
Thousand Dollars in Excess
. of Last Year in County
Quota This Year.
(From a Staff Correspondent)
Lincoln, Aug. 19. (Special.)
Douglas county will pay $140,598
more in state taxes this year than it
did in 1916, according to. figures pre
pared by Secretary Berneckcr of the
State Board of Assessment.
In 1916 the state taxes from that
county amounted to $314,437. This
year the amount will run up to
Lancaster countv. At next largest
county, will pay $73,607 more than it
did last ysarthe. figure being for this
year ZiZ.isb, and for last year
Arthur county, the county paying
the least amount of taxes, this year
witj seno in to the state treasurer
$2,700, while last year the amount
The total for the state will be
$1,432,101 greater this year than last,
the total in 1916 being $3,055,046, as
With the increased assessed, valua
tlon of every county and the increased
levy by the Mate Board ot Assess
ment and "the increased amount to be
raised by the special levies, comes the
county levies, winch will, in all proba
Jbility, run local taxes in each county
up far above what they have ever
Nuckolls County Sends
, Quota to the Army
Nelson, Neb., Aug. 19. (Special.)
The local examining board of Nuck
olls county today certified to the gov
ernor the remainder of the quota of
men required for the army. The
quota of Nuckolls county is eighty
four and forty-oni men were obtained
by the first draft.
The following is the list of persons
who have been certified to the dis
trict board and the governor as physi
cally fit for service and not exempted
or discharged: . '
Nelson Guy Herbert Dunkcn. Christie
tynn 01irrlng, Earl Kufckln Keynolda, Sath
Warrnn HutBon. John James Sweenich, Al
bert Paul Ban-owa, Carl Colltna Baedle.
Buperior Jam Henrj Stuart, Cacll
Chaney. Edward Clark Nelson, Erneet F.
Oray, Hanry Mtchaud, Irving Kenneth Ed
aall, Alia John ColletU. David Berry Pine,
Peter Hahen, SJdward Albert Schaer, Jeese
Blaine Lyne, Herbert Judson Bafrowe,. duy
O. Martin, Uuy McKlnley Saheeta.
Lawrence Ferdinand Leonard Bueschar,
Hanry Broekmam. Jr., Joseph Adolph Dru
dllt, Lawrence TUnkar, Raymond Thomas
Sykora, Ferdinand Klmmlnau, .
Hardy Nela Martin Jensen, August Tofd
rup, Wlllard Jamea Fair, Ray Nell Ralnea.
Nora Joseph Laroy Bowers, Charlejr- Le
ter Coles. , ' "
Boetwlok Elmef Netnon, Rex Lea Wilton.
Oak Arby Beavers, Jena Krlstian Jensen.
Davenport Lester Murray Swett, Arlo
Roy Bean, Edward George .Jagela. John
Daniel Kelm. . .
Angua William O. Taylor.
Ruskln Robert Soheusener.
Deweese Lloyd Otis Livingston.-
Edgar Clyda Ernest King, John Henry
C.adams Truman Christopher Burckert
Mount Clair Charley T. WUlat.
Nemaha County Institute, 1
Stella, Neb., Aug. 19.-(Specia).)-Nemalja
County Teachers' Institute
will open at Auburn Monday, August
20 for a week's session. Miss Bess
Anderson, Nemaha county," superin
tendent, announces the following in
structors: Prof. M. C. Lefler, mem
ber faculty Peru Normal;, Prof.; John
A. Hanna of Auburnj Miss Nemaha
Clark, former county superintendent;
Miss Edna Barnes, primary teacher in
Omaha; Miss Fammie Rymal, writing
and arithmetic instructor in Lincoln
,A Future Guarantee
We dare not jeopardize our
priceless asset, Good Reputation!
for a transitory Profit We dare
not misrepresent our goods or our
Consider this welll
Reputation is the safeguard of
inexperience. "Avoid those that
make false claims." Whether or
not; a man has expert knowledge
of Diamonds, Watches and Jew
elry, he la safe it he puts his trust
in merchants of good reputation.
Why take a chance with small
or unknown dealers when your
creditis good with Loftis Bros. &
Co., The Old Reliable, Original
Diamond and Watch Credit House,
409 South Sixteenth Street Es
This business, "the largest of its
kind in the world," is a monument
to the proverb, "Honesty is the
Forty-Three Men Drawn
By Dawes County Board
Chadron. Neb., Aug. 19. (Special.)
The local exemption board has com
pleted the list for the first army draft.
The following forty-three were ac
cepted: Emll Benthack, Chadron; Elmer Lee
Breeding, Crawford: Bert H. Tryon. Way
Side; Isaac- E. Herroo, Chadron: Edward
A. Grant, Crawford; Carlea: H. Porter,
(rawfordj "William L. Holeapple. Crawford:
Frank L. Johnson, Chadron; William K.
TUroheck, Wayside; Walter J. Qoodell,
Chadron; Harry J. Strohmeser. Crawford:
Oscar C. Nelson, Chadron: Holland Moln
lyre Hattnn, Wayside; Harry o. Crane. Mars
land; James Charles Green. Crawford; Ab
ram I). Rowa, Crawford; Charles Franklin
Townsend. Chadron: Howard F. Halc, Pep
per Creek; James Lewis Lecher, Chadron;
Axel Olson. Hay Springs; Richard B. Lane,
Whitney; Hugh I). Boldpn, Crawford: Ralph
K. Marshall, Heniinsford ; .Merlin C. Reming
ton, Crawford; August V. Rhode, Jr., MarB-
land: Walter If. llrandon. Whitney; Jack
Oalioway, Hough: Fay E. Lawrence, Craw
ford: Henry Kraul, Chadron; Arthur Mar
chant, Esther: Rlrhard B. Allen. Crawford;
William Norman, Whitney: Ralph O. White
head: Crawford: Earl L. Sly. Cody; Oeorge
M.. Kelly, Crawford: Carl B. Maloon.
Crawford; Vern O. Wood. Hay Springe;
.Tosiah O. Tlmblln. Hemlngford: Lionel F.
Harrison, Mead Ray Huff, Chadron: Virgil
Kennedy. Crawford; William Francis Rob
Four of the drafter men failed to
appear, and their names have been
sent to the federal authorities. Christ
Dianis, Chadron; Kiasziaus Progo
natj, Chadron; James H. Avery,
Crawford, and John Hiotis, Chadron.
The three from Chadron were Creeks
and have disappeared.
The -ladies of the Red Cross do
nated pies to the 150 members of
Company H, Sixth Nebraska.
News Notes of Red Cloud.
Red Cloud, Neb., Aug. 19. (Special
Telegram.) The local exemption
board has' certified to the district
board for service the names of eighty
three Webster county men. As the
county's quota is eight, lit is thought
that after exemptions by the district
board are. deducted, the list will sup
ply the number required.
Christian and Congregational
churches voted, last night to fonn ja
union to be known as the United
Christian church of Red Cloud. The
property of both churches is to be
controlled by. a common executive
Tile two churches have been hold
ing services together for two years
with Rev. J. L. Beebe. as pastof.
1 jrtat tmivmitut vmttt
Ofit Astoi Roof Garden
is the most delightful
spot in NewYbuu It
is almost faijylike in
its artistic completeness
For rates, etc., see
pearing on Tnuridty
of the A
A PLUNGE through breakers laden
with the tan& of the sea discounts
fresh water bathing as a midsummer tonic.
Finest ocean bathing in the world at Atlantic
City, Cape May and other Seashore Resorts.
Low Fare Round Trip tickets sold
daily to principal resorts, also to
New York; direct or via "Washington
Variable Route Tickets to New York and
Boston; all rail or rail and steamer; choice
of routes includes Washington, Norfolk, Mon
treal, Niagara Falls, Buffalo and other cities.
The Ride Through the Allegheny Mountains
is Delightfully Cool in Midsummer
For Particulars About Fares, Etc., Consult Local Ticktt Agents, or Addrets
fir. H. ROVPLAWD, Thivlline Passenger Agent, 2H-22S City National Bank
Bldg., Phone Douglass 2003, OMAHA, 1VB.
British Recruiting Mission
1612 Farnam St., Omaha, Neb.
One Man Killed as Auto
Crashes Into Train
; Sidney, Neb., Aujr. 19. (Special
TeTegram.) Leslie R Hazle was
killed and Earl Kratz severely bruised
in an automobile accident last night
about one mile west ot the city. They
ran the car into a team of horses, so
badly injuring one horse that he was
shot. Hazle represented the Trans
Mississippi Grain company of Omaha
here and Kratz is an abstractor. Ha
zle leaves a wife and three children.
British Seamen Would Bar
, German Passengers Forever
London, Aug. 19. At today's ses
sion of the convention of seamen rep
resenting several entente and neutral
countries it was proposed that Ger
mans be debarred forever from sailing
on British ships.
The Germans were denounced for
ignoring the law of the sea and refus
ing to succor those in peril. The sea
men declared they were still unwill
ing to carry socialists to the inter
national Stockholm conference, but
were awaiting the time when they
could carry delegates from victorious
allied armies on the way to Berlin.
Nelson Men Appeal From
Decision of Draft Board
Nelson, Neb., Aug. , 19. (Special.)
William ' Kolling of Hardy and
Grovcr, Corman of Nelson; have field
with the district board No. 2 at Lin
coln, their notice of appeal from the
decision of the local board of Nuck
olls county, denying their claims for
discharge from military service. The
claims were both filed on account of
having persons dependent upon the it
labor for support. Several other
claims for discharge were refused by
the local board, but no pother appeals
have been filed as yet.
Madison County Sued.
Madison, Neb., Aug. 19.--(SpeciaU
Marlowe Lungacrc of Boone coun
ty has brought action in the district
court asnthist Madison county to re
cover $15,000 damages for alleged in
juries sustained by him by being
thrown from his automobile in at
tempting to cross a defective bridge
in the vicinity of Newman Grove.
berlam's Tablets. Try it the next
time you eat more than you should.
.Juritiladuo itvtu,', ;
Tel Douglas 13H, Omaha, Neb.
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