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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: SEPTEMBER 30, 1917.
: ANXIOUS TO FIGHT
General Harries Prepares Camp
'for Comfort of Soldiers
and Drills and.Maneu
: yers Will Begin.
Camp Cody. Dtming, N. M., Sept.
29.' (Special.) Descendants of the
qopper colored horseman of the Up
per Missouri, who fought the migrat
' tag pale fates grimly in the daya of
the winning of the west are prepar
inf at this big army training station
Ur'-give a correct account of them
selves when the "spring drive" in
Northeastern France begins.
)The Sixth Nebraska infantry and
the First South Dakota cavalry are
Ml of stalwart Indians. Their ath
letic appearance is remarked upon fre
quently by officers and it is said that,
wnue unusuauy sueni among iii
talkative men generally found in the
National Guard, these young Indians
are just as ?nxious for a go at the
Huns as &i.y other enthusiastic Amer
ican of the white race.
"There in about 125 Indians in
Companies F and H,. Sixth Nebraska,
mainly Pawnees, Omaha and Sioux,
coming from around Chadron and
Walthill. Many have been to the In
dian schools in their state, and ath
letes are common among them.
i,; Ground Drained.
''. Eliminating' , cactus, weeds and
bunch grass from parade grounds, of
ficers' rows and company streets has
occupied . the Fifth, and Sixth Ne
braska .infantry, Colonels H. J. Paul
and Phil Hall; since their arrival here.
Several days were last -because of the
rains, "but, he i grounds have been
drained and, leveled by the Huskers
until every unit is pretty comfortable
at rest or at work. .
At thf headquarters of the. Fifth
a,' statistical section has been opened
it charge of First LieutepantJean
CobbeyV chipiaint,ssisted . oy Serg
eant Major Paul teidy and Privates
Carl Geiger artd 'T. A. Richards.
iPrivates Harry Westphal and
Ilarry M. Fultotj have teen appointed
corporals in Company M of the Fifth.
iPay day call, blew for the Sixth,
giving the soldiers considerable
money to send away,
tit, Harries Arranges Drills.
Brigader General George H. Har
ries, to command the Fifty-ninth de
pot brigade in this Thirty-fourth di
vision of the reorganized army, "has
laid out a lengthy program of drills
and maneuvers for the Nebraska bri
gade, but only a beginning has been
made, owing t3 the wet weather and
necessity for making the camp com
fortable. Appearances around, the bri
gade would indicate .that it, expects
to stay here a long time. General
Harries said he intends that the men
, shall be comfortable when they are
off work."'' ""-
A lecture tent has been pictched
near General Harries' quarters in
which .he will gather his commanders
for instruction. The tent accommo
dates all the officers of a regiment.
The men of the Fourth Nebraska
Infantry, .commanded by Colonel W.
A.;Haehr, are going ut strong for ath
Jet'cs, but they had to weary their
rnftscles considerably before they got
their campsite drained after, the wet
' The rifle range here will have tar
gets in a line a mile long. Thesite
contains about 1.000 acres... ., I: .
loWa Pencil Pushers
Hold Session at' Denison
brsoVla.." Sect 28. f'Soecial'V-I!
AJfit meeting of the Western Iowa
and the Upper Del Moines Editorial
associations is being held in this city,
with L. Ci Hatch of Woodbine pre
siding. After an address of welcome
from the. president of the commercial
club, J. B. Lyon, V. H. Lovejoy of
the Jefferson Bee spoks on advertis
ing the; Liberty loan. A. H. Sniff of
Missouri Valley followed and urged
helping thb Red Cross and Young
Men's Christian association. J. R.
Graham of Glenwood Tribune be
lieved that this; government had been
too liberal in' permitting papers in
foreign languages to go uncensored,
and advocated that in future-a strict
oversight be maintained. Mr. Finern
of the Denison Herald (German)
made reply,Tihsisting that the .German
papers of Iowa were loyal. .
At "the banquet given at the Hotel
penison Judge J. P. Conner presided
and short talks Were made, by George
Mclienry and Mr. Graham. George
Neave told of the booster spirit of
Denison and Mr. Henry of Coon Rap
ids called to mind the trials of the
newspaper men in the early days.
NEW ARMY SHOE Or we might call it boot, that is now the
regulation for the national army man. It is of heavy leather,
hat a thick sole, and is hob-nailed. It is comfortable and serv
iceable though it may not be natty and built along slender
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MEW ARiTi SX10E3.
FOR BUYERS OF
' LIBERTY BONDS
(Continued from Tag On.)
everyone is asked to lend his money
to tpe government.
Loans Repaid in Full.
f'Tbe loans will be rapid in full
With interest at the rate of 4 per
cent pec annum. A government bond
Is the "safest investment in the world
it, is as good as currency and yet
better, because the government bonds
bear , interest and currency does not.
No other investment compares with
it for safety, ready convertibility in
to cash,, and unquestioned availability
as collateral security for loans- in any
bank hi the , United States. - People
by thousands ask the treasury con
stantly how they can help the govern
ment in this war. Through the pur
chase of Liberty bonds every one can
help. No more patriotic duty can be
performed, by those who cannot actu
ally fight upon the field 6f battle than
tb furnish' the 'government with the
necessary money to enable, it to give
our brave soldiers and sailors all that
they require to make them strong for
the fight and capable of winning a
swift victory over pur enemies.
"We fight, first of all, fof Amen
ca'a vital, rights, the right to un
molested and unobstructed use of the
high 'sea$, so. that the surplus pro
ducts of our farms, our mines and our
factories may be carried into the har
bors of every friendly nation in the
world. Our welfare and prosperity
as a people depend upon our right of
peaceful intercourse with all the, na
tions of the earth. To abandon.these ,
rights by withdrawing our ships and
cpmmeree from the seas upon the or
der of a military despot in Europe
would destrdy prosperity and bring
disaster and humiliation upon the
American people. We figh( to protect
our citixens against assassination and
murder. upon the high seas while in
the peaceful exercise of those rights
demanded by international law and
every instinct and dictate of human
ity. We, fight to preserve our demo
cratic institutions, and bur sovereign
ity as a nation against the menace of
a powerful and ruthless military auto
cracv headed by the German Raiser;
whose ambition is to dominate the
world. We fight also for the noble
ideal of universal democracy and lib
erty, the right of the smallest and
weakest nations equally with the
most powerful to live and to govern
themselves according to the will -of
their own. people.
"We fight for peace, for that just
and lasting .peace which agonized and
tortured humanity craves and which
not the sword nor the bayonet of a
military despot, but the supremacy of
vindicated right alone can restore
a distracted world.
"To secure these ends, I appeal to
every man and woman who resides
upon the soil of free America and
enjoys the blessings of its priceless
institutions, to join the league of
patriots by purchasing a LIBERTY
Pollard, Negro Grid Star,
Faces Ban for Studies
Brown university, which is going in
for a full foot ball schedule this fall,
is now looking around for' a man's
sized halfback to take the place of its
negro Ail-American star in thaf posi
tion, Frita Pollard. . That star is in
scholastic difficulties which may not
be surmounted by his summer's cram
ming, so he can compete this fall.
Consequently Brown's campus will be
shadowed by large clouds- of gloom
when the undergraduates gather in a
couple of weeks. Possibly. the boys
may not argue with the faculty to is
pel these. clouds, but the chancel are
they will get their debating team at
work to bring a line of persuasive
arguments in Pollard's favor. .
Foot Ball Prospects Are
Much Better at Grinnell
Foot ball prospects at Grinnell col
lege have taken on a brighter hue
since the signing as coach of Russell
Tollefson. former University of Min
nesota backfield star, He suc
ceeds Oscar (Ossie) Solem, another
ex-Gopher, who has entered the army
with a captain's commission won at
the "officers' training camp at Fort
Snelling. Six veterans will be back
in the squad this season, and there
is an abundance of material among
1916 freshmen. Tollefson j!ayed half
back and tiuarter at "Mrnrtes'ota in
1912 and 1913. . , , , - .
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TO REPAIR DODGE
ROAD NEXT WEEK
Bauer & Johnson Awarded Con
tract and Board Approves
Bond; Contractors Ordered
to Start Immediately.
After months of delay, marked by
litigation between the county board
and rial paving contractors, work
probably will begin the first of next
week on the repairing of five miles of
West Dodge street road, starting at
The county board and the county
attorney have now approved the $10,
000 bond of Bauer & Johnson, who
finally got the contract after a bitter
fight in law court. The bond is just
double the amount of the one put up
by the Callahan Construction com
pany, whose contract for one mile of
paving was knocked out by Judge
The kind of paving to be put in on
West DodBe ctreet also is just the
opposite of what the good roads com
mittees of the Commercial club and
tiie Omaha Automobile
The Callahan Construction com
pany originally was awarded the con
tract for one mile, of "test" road, not
withstanding the fact that Bauer &
Johnson's bid, according to specifica
tions, was lower. Bauer & Johnson
bid 44 cents a square yard for the five
miles, to be put in by the pressure
Brings Out Injunction.
The Callahan people bid 77 cents,
the work to be done by the "Finley
method," claimed to be a patented
process by reason of a special ma
chine they used. Bauer & Johnson
brought injunction proceedings
against the board and the Caltahan
company and the case was fought out
before Judge Redick, sitting in law
After a bitter legal fight Judge Red
ick ruled against the Callahan con
tract and the matter was referred back
to the commissioners. Testimony in
court brought out the fact that three
members of he board were "treated"
to a trip to Dallas, Tex., and other
southern points at the expense of the
Callahan people. The trip ostensibly
was made to give work put in by the
Callahan people in Texas the "once
When the paving matter was re
ferred back to them, the commission
ers m turn asked good roads commit
tees of the Commercial club and the
Automobile club to recommend what
they wanted done. Chairman O'Con
nor of the board declared at the time
the recommendations of the delega
tions would be carried out. The
recommendation was that, Bauer &
Johnson be given the contract
on the basis of 74 cents a square yard,
the paving to be put in by the "im
pregnation method," a more perma
nent highway, according to road ex
perts, than the "process method?1 -.,
The board balked at this, however, (
and substituted the'44-cent contract!
and then there was another delaying
approving Bauer & Johnson's bond.
until now, whin the last formalities
have been disposed of and the con-:
tractors ordered to begin work
The outward appearance of Trinity
Baptist church has entirely changed.
The old frame structure is now. en--tirely
encased with a beautiful flat
faced brick. -: ' '
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Catarrh and Bronchitis
in the '
Those who object to liquid medl
clnee can secure Peruna tablets.
Mrs. Rosa A. Kiss, 818 Clinton'
Place, Kansas City, Missouri, writes: ..
"I was very sick with Catarrh
and Bronchitis. I also had a- cold
In the head. I used Peruna and' am
well pleased with the results. It
has done me a great deal of good.
I do not need any other medicine. ,1
can cheerfully recommend it to any
one who is troubled with catching'
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Those wishing further particular
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