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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1917.
BARE SINN FEIN
PLANS FOR HUGE
Communication in Possession
of Liam Meliowes, Recently
Arrested, Reveals Work
ings of Revolutionists. ,
" i , - (Bf AaMClatcd Frew.)
New York, Nov. 1. Details of the
plan of the Sinn Fein leaders for the
insurrection in Ireland, which culmin
ated in the Dublin riots of last year,
together with information relative to
the landing on the Irish coast of Sir
Roger Casement, were recounted in a
communication found in the posses
sion of General Liam Meliowes, Irish
revolutionist arrested here several
weeks ago, and made public today by
William J. Flynn, chief of the United
States secret service. . - . ,
At the same time Flynn gave out
copies of an artfully worded letter
which Thomas Welsh, a British sub
ject, attempted to destroy when taken
into custody by federal authorities on
the arrival of a steamship here last
The two communications, secret
service agents say, have furnished
much information of value in their in
vestigation of. the ramifications of
Sinn Fein operations in the United
States. t "' ';'
Meliowes, said to have been com
mander of a considerable force of
revolutionists during the Dublin riots,
is at liberty under $7,500 bail, charged
with obtaining by fraud a seaman'
passport .on which it is claimed he
intended shipping on ; an English?
bound vessel in order to assist in an
other Irish rebellion.
, AMMuct Is it Stake."
That another uprising was planned
for a time not distant is indicated,
authorities believe, by a closing sen
tence in the unaddressed letter found
In Welsh' possession. In urging dis
cretion in the wording pf communica
tions, presumably from Sinn Fein
agent in the United States to leaders
of the movement in Ireland, this let
ter said: ' ; ; , . ' , , Y
"The game is so high and there U
too much at stake to take any risk
and you must use extreme caution
when writing. ! Always refer in fu
ture to the seanfear, a I do, and, if
possible, do not mention his name at
The word "seanfear" recur a num
ber of times in the communication,
which was of considerable length and
written , in a smooth, regular hand.
"William Cain," "Mrs. Cuman,"
Tommy O'C," "Liam". and persons
designated by the letter M. W.."
"M. and ."L" re mentioned in the
communication. Reference i lp
made to a man who, the letter indi
cate, poed as a priest when that role
best suited, his purpose and I to an
other person referred ,to a the lady
who was recently released. - f .,
Seanfear" Head Sinn reiru f
Through study of the communica
tion federal authorities believe the
person designated as "seanfear ia the
director of U Sinn Fein4operations. -ThougV'tmsigned,
the wordmr of
the letter, they believe, shows it was
written by -a subaltern of "sesnfear, i
who might be termed the "secretary I
of state of the Sinn Few organiia-
UOportfons of the letter, uthorltiei)
say, give ground for their belief that
Welsh was one of a number of mes
sengers who brought orders from
leaders of the organization in Ireland
to their agents in this country and re
turned with word a to the JWf"
of operations here. Welsh
Tombs in default of $2,500 bail,
charged with Violating the trading
with the enemy act
In requesting that some 'brooches
be purchased with money which he
was sending, the author of the Welsh
letter wrote: ,f L
The woman society wants to
know if it would b P'b T
a supply sent out here.? They will
guarantee a sale of 100 pounds. . Any
profits from the sale will be handed
over to the arms fund.
Work on Identity.
v? . j.-.i ...nt. ir, endeavoring to
learn the identity of persons indicated
by letters and initials in the communi
cation. They have information that
Persons in New York and other parts
of the country are concerned in Amer
ican rammcauons oi smn nm v..
"tV. nmnumie&tion found in. Met
lowesVpossession is said to consti
tute the first authentic narrative by
participant in the rebellion of events
leading up to the Dublin noting. The
writer said he believed the shipment
of arms and ammunition on the
. a. .a wit innk'on the
steamer ruu, .
way. ws arranged from America and
without the,inowi:iKc v " -Casement,
leader of the rebellion, who
rranKed to obtain the help of Ger-
n'an' An Independent Ireland.
The author of the communication
presses the betid that in view o
..m.n with Germany that it.
the course of the war allowed it. Ger
many would set up an independent
Ireland, it would have been "dvisable
to have wailed untiUthe end of the
war,' if nectary, to bring about such
"Ibeiieve it would have then been
rotable 40 run suns on a hugei scale
.nd arm every man m Ireland, the
v.ritcr continues. I m. ully.e?
vinced that the war ending and the
j la. mi hill not forthcom-
ing, the ranks of volunteers would
be largely augmented, and I would
safely reckon on having 30,000 armed
-I believe it would been much wiser
. tm nm Ucncc which would
justify our cause in the eyesof the
people, who were certainly very hos
i;u -.hn the insurrection broke out
... and remained hostile until the execu
tion of the leaders."" t j
Ninth Loan District Buys
$34,932,650 Excess Bonds
Minneapolis. Nov. ll.-There were
770 subscribers to the second Lib
ert loan in the ninth federal reserve
district ana me msoiui uui
quota was oversuoscnoea oy
aff.& arrnrrlinir to a Statement IS'
'sued by the officer of the Federal
. Reserve bank here today.
ftwith Dakota' total subscription
, was $12,925,000 and the number of
subscribers in that state amounted
WAR Y. M. C. A. FILLS
BIG NEEDAT FRONT
Chosen by Government as Arm
of Nation to Minister to Men
in Anny; Praised by
New York, foov. 11. The following
statement regarding the war work of
the Young Men's Christian association
was issued today by Sherwood Eddy,
associate general secretary of the in
ternational committee! .
"The Young Men's Christian asso
ciation has been chosen by the govern
ment as the agent or arm of the nation
to minister to the physical, social and
moral needs of the men in the armies,
together with one or two ether organizations.-
si' t '
- "In France there are two organiza
tions working for the soldiers the
Red Cross and the Red Triangle of
the Young Men's Christian associa
tion, Tile former cares for the wound
ed, the latter cares for the walking
wounded, the fighting men, the wel
fare work of the altied armies of
France, Italy asd Russia, and : the
6,000,000 prisoners of war a total of
24,000,000 men in all,' calling for a
total budget of $35,000,000, or an
average of $150 per soldier.
Religious Lines Obliterated.
"The Young Men's Christian asso
ciation works on broad lines, It is
open alike to Jew and Gentile, to
Catholic and Protestant. In France
the Catholics hold theirttnass in the
huts, - the Protestants their services
and the Jews 'their synagogue. We
have all inherited unhappy divisions
and narrowness from the past The
war, is bringing us together.
"The Young Men's Christian asso
ciation seeks to evangelize- but never
to proselytize. It seeks to hold every
man true to his God, his own church,
his own faith, his home and his own
best self. Workers of all creeds are
uniting under its roof to minister to
the men as unofficial lay' helpers.
Here is an opportunity for us to pre
sent a common front and to serve
the need of our common humanity.
Fills a Human Need.
"In these war camps we csn get to
gether on the broad platform of faith
in God, in humanity and in righteous,
ness, every man holding a right to his
own creed, but co-operating with all
others in the face of our one common
"Our men are facing great physical
hardship in the 'hell' of the trenches;
and the moral menace of fighting in a
far country removed from all. the
good influences of home. Can we not
meet the needs of these men and pro
vide them a home away from home?
Can we not forget the mistakes and
divisions of the past and face the
crisis pf the present and the challenge
pf the future? It is the biggest moral
challenge which ever confronted our
people. ; '' -v
'Early reports from all sections of
the country indicate that the $35,000,
000 Young Men's Christian associa
tion war fund campaign will result in
a heavy over-subscription, according
to an announcement by the national
, . Everywhere the worker are meet
ing with the greatest encouragement.
The southwestern district has in
creased its allotment from $750,000
to $1,000,000, while Denver a Liberty
loan organization has undertaken the
work in ita district
The governors of North and South
Carolina and Georgia have issued
proclamations officially designating
the week of November li as "xouag
Men' Christian association war fund
. OVER AUSTRIA
(Contlutx-d frm Pag Om.)
parties, the Czech clericals, the Czech
a.i 1 !t J
agrarians ana me izccrt social acm
ocrat will pe continued, ,
; Slavs Work Together.
'A more intranstteant stamo was
placed oft k by the organization of
me particularism union. ,
''Furthermore, all Slav parties, ex
cept the Poles who wilt sever their
connection - with the obstructionist
other Slav parties as soon a their
impending agreement with the
government ha been made, do team
work, and represent union , which
will leave nothing . uadone to . con-
ouer political oower. . '
"Yesterday' meeting of the non
German parties,' only, the Poles did
not take part, held under the auspices
of the Czechs is only another mani
festation of their aims.
' If the Czechs have their way Aus
tria will be transferred into a union
of seven states sovereign in all in
ternal affairs. The Berlin "Vossiche
Zeitung" prints this outline of an ar-
ucie puuusnca in ino rragus .ccn
Kevue, organ ot tne now united
Czech parties: , V
"Austria must be transferred into
federation of these states: .
' Federation of State.
"1. Czech state consisting
Bohemian Moravia and Silesia.
"2. An Austrian state comorisine
berg Tyrol and the German parts of
unninit ana oiyna.
3.: An Illvnan state, embracintt
Kraina, Gorizia, Gradisca, Istria, Dal
matia, and the Slav parts of Cannthia
and atyria. .
"4. A relish state.
"5. An Ukrainian state composed
of eastern Calkin and Bukovina. '
6. The city of Vienna to be made
a sovereign city. .
"7. The free port of Triest
"The federal authorities of this
union to be: The emperor, the fed'
eral government, a chancellor, a sen
ate, and a federal court .
"Every federal state to be sovereign
as far as the sovereignty of the union
( - . X TM V- I
is not wjurcu. ine rarnameni o
each federal state to be bi-cameral
PIEZ TO HEAD U.S.
WAR PROGRAM OF
Investigating Committee Re
ports Lack of Business Meth
ods Has Interfered With
(Br AMoelated Trr.)
Washington, Nov. 11. A complete
reorganization of the shipping board's
emergency fleet corporation was be
gun yesterday when Charles A. Piez, a
Chicago etfgineer, recently made vice
president of the corporation, was put
supreme charge of the govern
ment' ship building program.
Rear Admiral Washington L.
Capps, appointed by President Wil
son as general manager of the cor
poration, succeeding Major General
George W. Goethals, will continue
in that position, but much of the work
he has done neretotore win ne taxen
over," it was said tonight, by Mr.
Piez. Admiral Capps denied reports,
tUftt he would resign because, of the
changes that will be made.
Heyworth in Charge Wooden Ships.
Duties that have been performed
by tome of Admiral ' Capps' aide,
most of them naval men, will be taken
6ver to a large extent by engineer
who will serve with Mr. Piez. Wood
en ship construction will be put in
chawe of James Heyworth, a Chi
cago contractor, who displaces Rear
AdTniral F. T. Bowles, retired.' itre
buildinar of fabricated steel shios will
be under the supervision of Charles
Day, a Pennsylvania engineer now in
England studying for the shipping
board English methods of construc
tion. A. J. Mason of Chicago, an
other engineer, will do most of the
field work, inspecting plants and su
pervising generally tneir operation.
Lack Business Methods.
Decision to reorganize the staff
that has had charge of building was
made by the shipping board after an
investigation by a special committee.
This committee, named by the board,
was headed by Mr. Piez and had as its
other members Mr. Mason, Mr. Day
and Frank Klrby, a New York engi
neer. V ' , . '
The .committee reported that ship
building was not proceeding as it had
been ' because of lack of business
methods within the fleet corporation.
Yards, they reported, were not ob
taining material as rapidly as they
needed it ' Specifications, they said,
were changed too often and a general
lack of harmony was found, they de
clared, between builders and the fleet
Corporation officials. " , "
New Draft Army
Begins Dec. 15th
Kansas Co-Eds Shine .
Shoes for War Fund
Saline, Kan, Nov. 11 Co-eds of
the Kansas wesleyan business col'
lege today opened a shoe shining
parlor in a first floor room in the
college building and ahined ahoes
all Yesterday for S cents a oalr. The
receipt will be given to a war fund
pledged by tne student body, me
girls will conduct the shining parlor
each Saturday until the fund has
of lawyers in each vicinity and this
committee is charged with the duty
of seeing that there are always plenty
of lawyers and other volunteers pres
ent to help registrants in filling out
"Questionnaires are to be mailed by
the local board to 5 per cent of the
registrants each day. The principal
work of the legal advisory boards will
thus be over in 20 day, by which
time all the questionnaires should be
returned to the boards. Every man
has seven days in which to return his
questionnaires fully made out. The pro
cess of classification will begin about
December 15. Eight days later the
boards will begin the great process of
classification, which becomes, in the
words of the president, 'a national war
undertaking of such significance as to
challenge the attention and compel the
assistance of every American.'
"Not since the war began has an
opportunity been offered for practi
cally every person to take an active
and vigorous part in so important a
warv measure as the actual raising ot
our armies, ine president s torewora
offers this opportunity. It gives a
definite place for the doctor to work
in making the physical examination.
For the first time it assiens every law
yer to active duty in building up the
national army. In the legal advisory
boards it gives every one who
responds to the president's call a place
in the ranks of the army behind the
"The nation already nas a remark
able record of efficiency in adjusting
its' political machinery to the regis
tration of 10.000.000 men within 18
ft saijst war en nlantifu! - Til of thv
days after the. enactment of the lawjare cheaper even than in the United
(OntUoed tnm Tut Oo. , ,
The thing they have done is of scarce
ly one-tenth the magnitude of the
thing that remains to be done. It ia of
great importance, both to our mm
tary and to our economic interests,
that the classification be carried
swiftly and accurately to a condu
sion, An estimate of the time neces
sary for the work leads to the con
elusion, that it can be accomplished
in to days, but only if this great
marshalling of our resources of men
reaarded by all as a national war
undertaking of such significance as to
cnauenge tne attention ana compel
the assistance of every American.
" . I Citizens Must Help.
VI call upon all citizens therefore
to assist local and district boards by
proffering such service and such ma
terial conveniences as they can of
fer and by appearing before the
boards, either uoon summons or upon
their own initiative, to give such in
formation as will be useful in classi
fying registrants. I urge men of the
legal profession to offer themselves
associate members of the legal ad-
. ' 1 I I ' t 4 .
visory poarus o ot proviaea in eacn
community for the purpose of advis
ing registrants of their rights and
obligations and of assisting them in
the preparation of their answers to
the questions which all men subject
tv iiiv win six requires 10 suomu.
"I ask the doctors of the countrv
to identify themselves with the medi
cal advisory boards which are to be
constituted ' in the various districts
throughout the United States for the
purpose of making a systematic physi
cal examination of the registrants. .
Poliee Aid Needed. .
It is important also that nnlir
officials of every grade and class
snouid oe informed of their duty un
der the selective service law and remi
lations, to search for persons who do
not respond promptly and to serve
the summons of local and district
"Newspapers can be of very streat
assistance in giving wide publicity to
tne requirements of the law and regu
lations and to the number and names
of those who are called to present
themselves to their local boards from
day to day.
Finally, I ask that during the time
hereafter to be specified as marking
the 60-day period of the classification,
air citizens give attention to the task
in hand, in order that the process may
proceed "to a conclusion with swift
ness and considerate justice to all.
. Supplementing the president's cal!
to the nation. Provost Marshal Gen
eral Crowder issued the following
statement: , v ' f t
Questions Are Simple."
' The questionnaire which is the basis
of the new system is a collection of
questions bringing out the essential
facts upon which all classifications are
made. It is the only printed form
which anv registrant needs to use.
either - in making claims - or filing
proof. At first sight it may seem
little formidable, but a reading of the
questions ahow that they are simple
enough for any person who can read
and write understanding to answer.
"The president's message lines up
the whole legal profession of the
United States as assistants of thi se
lective service system and as impar-
til ivlinri n rrcristrant i in filliner
out their questionnaires. Under the
new regulations a place is to be pro
vided convenient to every local board
where registrants may go for. free ad
vicj and assistance in making out this
document. The county ' judge or
other judicial officer of sjmilar court
is placed at the head ot a committee
authorizing registration. It is now pro-;
posed to better this record by classi
fying 10,000.000 in a period of 60 days."
Remnants of Tarred
Farms, Asking Food
Tulsa. Ok!.. Nov.' 11. Traces of
only four of the 17 members of the
Industrial Workers of the World
who were flogged, tarred, feathered
and driven into the Osage hills i;ere
Friday by a party of black-robed
"Knights of Liberty," had been re
ported tonight. A farmer several
miles from Tulsa reported that two
men exhausted, shirtless and "with
their backs covered by welts, tar and
feathers had called at his home early
today, asking for food and clothing.
Two others were arrested at Guthrie,
Okl., and put on a northbound train.
City and county authorities tonight
said that so effective had been the dis-
tuise of the black-robed and hooded
gures that participated in the whip
ping mat no- miormaiion naa ocen
obtainable that might lead to identi
fying any member -of the party. Sev
eral letters were received today by
Tulsa newspapers, asking for informa
tion about the "Knights of Liberty, '
adding that it, was desired to form
other bodies of the same order.
Sheriff Griff Graham, of Washing
ton county, issued a statement today
urging the shooting; on sight of any
Industrial Worker of the World sus
pect caught molesting property.
,At urumngnt, uw., the center ot
an extensive oil field, officers today
raided Industrial Workers of the
World headquarters, arrested the sec
retary and at the points of pistols
forced men' found in the hall to
throw bricks, through a window on
which the Industrial Workers of the
World sign had been painted. Then
all the Industrial Worker's of the
World were ordered tb "get out"
FOOD SHORTAGE IN ,
American Naval Officers Are
Struck" With Emerald Isle's
Freedom From Wartime
Base of American Flotilla in Brit
ish Waters, Nov. 11. When an Amer
ican naval man who has visited Ire
land in time of peace is asked ' what
has impressed him most about Ireland
in war, the inevitable answer is "Ire
land's prosperity and freedom from
the wartime restrictions of other
countries." Hundreds of the Ameri
cans in the naval forces have visited
England, Scotland and even France.
All agree that there is more freedom
in Ireland, particularly less wartime
curtailment of personal liberty, as for
instance, regarding . restrictions in
eating and drinking. There is no con
scription there, no "defense of the
realm act" and few war taxes.
Certainly when it comes to food
and drink Ireland is a land of plenty
in comparison with England. There
is not only more food and drink than
in England, but it is of better quality.
No Meatless Days.
And in most parts of Ireland it is
cheaper. Meatless and .potatoeless
days are unknown there'. Potatoes
Lincoln Highway Has Been
Greatly Improved in Iowa
S. E. Smyth, secretary of the Oma
ha Auto club, returned from a two-
day jaunt over the Lincoln highway
through Iowa. ' According to Mr.
Smyth, there is- hardly a mile from
Cedar Rapids west that has not re
ceived extensive road work this year.
There are only six wooden bridges in
the entire state of Iowa on the Lin
coln highway. !
Concrete bridges, massively built
and architecturally beautiful, are as
common in Iowa as the old shaky
wooden bridge is in Nebraska. Dozens
of place's were noticed where a rail
road crossing and a twist in the road
had been eliminated by paralleling the
railroad. This shortening process is
going on all through the state.
. From , Cedar Rapids west for 37
miles is a strip of straightaway road
without a turn, the longest straight
stretch on the highway. Good roads
in Iowa is a religion The road ques
tion in Nebraska is holey.
Record Prices for Hogs
At Nebraska Combination Sale
Beatrice. Neb.. Nov. 11. (Special.)
Fortv-two registered Duroc Jersey.
Poland China, Hampshire and Chester
White hogs netted the breeders over
$2,400 at the recent combination sale
her. The average price was i a
head and the top price $147.50. The
sale was held under the direction of
the board of directors Of the Gage
County Crop Improvement associa
tion and, the county breeders organi
zation. The average price per hog
was just about double over what it
wa last year. County Agent L. B.
Rist has been elected secretary oi tne
Goes to Prison, for Life
Peking. Nov. 8. Chang Chen-fang,
a cousin of the late Yuan Shih-kai and
a multi-millionaire, was sentenced by
the supreme court of China to a life
term in prison for participation in the
effort of Chang Hsun to restore the
Manchu boy emperor to the throne.
Chang Chen-fang held many offices
under Yuan Shih-kai. He was acting
military governor of Chihli and Honan
provinces.' . in aaamon io n me
Sentence he was also fined $500 for
smoking opium. j -
States was unknown to the commis
sary department of the American
rfavy, wnich recently shipped to the
flotilla about 10,000 bushels, but which
were never unloaded. After discharg
ing its cargo of other foodstuffs the
naval supply ship was sent to another
port, where the potatoes were sold
to the British government
Fresh meat also is cheaper in Ire
land than in England or the United
States. The Americans buy a large
part of their meat ashore. Porter
house steaks are from 5 to 7 cents
a pound cheaper than jn the. United
Large Portions Served. .
The Americans are struck by the
large portions served in Ireland as
compared with the lean ones they get
in England. For 3 shillings they get
a meal which includes soup, fish or
lobster and sometimes both, hot or
cold meat, dessert, cheese and biscuits
and .tea or coffee. The same meal in
a hotel of corresponding grade in
England would cost at least 6 shill
Drink, too, is not only more plenti
ful, but of better quality. The drink
ing places it) Ireland are open all day
and until 11 o'clock at night,'' whereas
in' England and Scotland they are
only open for two hours in the after
noon and three hours in the evening..
in England today it is considered
indelicate to ask a friend for a match.
In France matches are well nisrh un
obtainable. All the continental coun
tries are suffering from a match fam
me. Not so in Ireland. Hotels, har
rooms and cigar stores all have
matches in abundance and they are
used with the same freedom as in
time of peace.
Lawyer Leaves ;
' ; -
Richmond, Va.; Nov. 11, -(Special
Telegram.) Harry M, Smith, criminal
lawyer ot this city, , who defended
Henry Clay Beattie, jr., the noted wife
slayer, let it be known today that he
had decided not to act as counsel for
Dr. Asa W. , Chamberlain, former
Webster City, la., physician, who is in
Jail here awaiting trial in Goochland
county, on the charge of murdering
his brother, Albert P. Chamberlain,
former Des Moines attorney. This
leaves the accused man without coun
sel. .. j
Why he had concluded not to repre
sent the doctor, -Smith did not state.
He held a lengthy conference with
hirn only a few days ago in Henrico
jail, and it was generally, supposed he
was jn the fight to the finish. Whether
Dr. Chamberlain has any other attor
ney in view was not known at the jail
Meanwhile, the "state is amassing
evidence against him, and it is said
that attorneys for that side will be
satisfied with nothing short of the
electric chair. . .
Louis Wendenburg, who prosecuted
Beatty, is not actively engaged as as
sistant prosecutor in the Chamberlain
case. . Dr. Chamberlain was cheered
today by a letter from his daughter,
Clara, who lives in Wheatland, . WyO.
This epistle and one from a woman
acquaintance in Minnesota are said
to be the only letters he has received
since his arrest. His wife, who left
to visit relatives in Kearney, Neb the
day of the murder is understood to be
Creates $100,000 Fund to ;
Educate U. S.on Mexicans
San Francisco, Cal;, Nov. 11. Cre
ation of a fund of 100,000 by Edward
L. Doheny, an oil capitalist of Los
Angeles, to be spent in an investiga
tion of conditions irt Mexico so that
Americans may become familiar with
the true situation in . that country,
was announced today at the Univer
sity of California at Berkeley.
The investigation, according to Dr,
George W. Scott of the university, is
to be made by a committee of 28 ex
perts in economic and social 'Condi-
Among institutions to be repre
sented on the committee are Harvard,
University of Wisconsin. University
of Minnesota, Princeton, Occidental
college. Los Angeles, Lelasnd Stan
ford, Jr., university and the Univer
sity of California.
Plea Made for Chejry "
Taste in Tombstones
Someone once offered upa prayer
that we might be saved from our
friends. He might well have added to
the petition the words, "from the
friends who design our tombstones."
The publiaation called Granite,
Marble anc Bronze has a timely ar
ticle on good taste intombstones, tak
ing up the variousfforms and em
bellishments that this mark of the
last resting place carries, and noting
the great need -for the work or artists
and architects. In too many cases
the stone carpenter furnishes' the
necessary design. Sometimes he is
in a hurry, or else custom makes him
somewhat indifferent to matters of
The point is made that as the tomb
stone carries an inscription which is
necessarily rather formal, so the stone
to be in good taste must partake of
the formality. This would exclude
trie rough-hewn stone, the stone with
rough face and polished sides; the
stone tree trunk, and the polished roll
set upon a, plinth. Hearts, armless
hands and like ornaments are con
demned without question. -
isepulchrpl architecture and artistry
change w;th the generations, s ,We
look with amazed amusement, on the
old headstones 'that' carry skulls,', or
heads, with wings attached to the
places where we should expect ears.
The chances are that coming genera
tion will regard many of our me
morials to the dead with similar feel
ings. Good taste is a subtle thing,
and it develops only with a growing
leisure ani culture.
Funds Exhausted and Work .
Stops at Kearney Normal Farm
; Kearney, Neb., Noy. Hi Unless ad
ditional funds are forthcoming, there
is a probability that the Kearney Nor
mal school experimental farm, will not
be ready for students until late next
year. It was planned to' have all the
buildincra erectd before snirnc and be
gin school work within the next few'
months. When the carpnteers on the
buildings quit work yesterday, they
stated that it was not likely that they
would finish the job until additional
appropriation had been made by the
legislature to carry out the school
plans. It seems that all the money
available for thu work has been spent.
The state purchased 40 acres of
land for the farm. - The main school
building is about completed,' one coat
of paint having been applied to the
outside and nothing remaining to be
done other tham interior finishing.
Work on the other buildings, includ
ing a large modern barn, has not been
started. :' .- , . : .
No More Joy Riding In '
London Atfter November 1
London, Nov. 8. The complete
suppression of pleasure riding by au
tomobile, and the restriction of gaso
line consumption to strictly necessary
purposes, is aimed at in a series of
new petrol regulations just issued.
After November 1, it will be illegal
for ajiy automobile owner to drive
his car merely- for . his private con-,
venience. : v
If a policeman sees an automobile
standing outside a hotel or theater,
it will be his duty, to find the owner
and investigate ..the use which he is
making on his car, ,
1. 1. W. PRISONERS' '
Man' and 16-Vear-Old Girl, Be
lieved Implicated in Content
plated Break for Freedom,
Arrested in Chicago.
Chicago, Nov. 11. What is be
lieved to have been a plot to aid In
dustrial Workers of the World pris
oners to escape while they were be
ing transferred from the Cook county
jail to other jails near Chicago was
frustrated yesterday by Deputy United
rested a man said to be J. E. Russell
and a 16-year-old girl.
The man was seized after he was
seen slipping a note to a jail guard
with instructions to deliver it to one
of the Industrial Workers of the
World prisoners about to be trans
ferred. . - . '
The note; read: "What action
should we take on the outside? Give
the answer to the girl in red."
Deputy Marshal Hart hurried out
side and found a 16-year-old girl near
the jail entrance. She wore a red
dress and he placed her under ar
rest. s Federal officials believe that a break
for freeom was planned by the Indus
trial Workers of the World prisoners
while they were being transferred.
Later the prisoners were removed
in safety. The Industrial Workers
of the World men are under federal
indictment for Alleged conspiracy
against the government and it was de
cided to remove them to other jails
because of the crowded condition of
the Cook county institution. .
Later it was learned that William
D. Haywood, secretary and treasurer
-r il. tj...i.-:.i 'ttr-.i.... r "
ui Luc inuusiiiai vvwiitcia ji mc
wona, was tne prisoner wno was
handed the note. Deputy Marshal
Hart seized the note before Haywood
as a messenger for the Industrial
Workers of the World prisoners in
the jail. He attempted to escape
from the building, but was caught
before he reached the door. Hay
wood was one ot a group ot iv indus
trial Workers of the World trans-
Employ Woman County Agent.
Dakota City, Neb., Nov. 11. (Spe
cial.) A temporary organization has ,
been formed here looking forward to
. I . i . . C . i
uic cuipiuyiuciu ui a wuinau agciu.
Mrs! George Bates has been elected
chairman; Mrs. Bonnickspn, : vice -chairman;
and Mrs. James King, sec
retary. The membership fee will be
$2 a year and it is the. intention to.
have the membership, roster complete ,
by December 1.
Bean Record at Rpca.
Roca, Nb Nov. ,11. (SEpecial.T '
From a patch of three-quarters of an
acre C. S. Ellis has threshed out 34
bushels , of beans. He also secured a
fine crop from the cans planted in. the
cor,nfiields. So successful has his crop
been that next year he will plan 20
acres. . ' - . .
Partiality P "ftj-J-
with a relative or family
f friend when distributing an
estate, but are absent from the
transactions of this impartial
Company, acting as Executor or
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Christmas Day send your
Gifts by November 15th
This is a Rift that thev all need:
one that will last for veam. Con
venient to buy and easy to send. The standard
in every country. Many .types and sizes.
S2J0, $4.00. $5.00 up. Murtrttd folder on mptit
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Where Were Tea v
ten the Telephone Rang?
Occasionally our subscribers report that they failed to -
receive a telephone call and yet were "at home all the
time." ' ' " :
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ThesS' subscribers forget nmnerour trips to the bnse- ,
Wnt, the attic, the garden or the front porch, out of hear- .
ing of the telephone belL
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It is less work for the operator to complete a call than -to
report, "They don't answer."
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