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THE REE: OMAHA. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1917.
TO BE ENLISTED
FOR HOME DUTY
Government Seeks Services of
Former Army Officers and
Men to Relieve Fight
Washington, Dec. 19. Old soldiers
j'iit the age when they are acceptable
tor line service men who have at
any time served honorably in the army,
even thote whose last service was
timing the Spanish war will be ac
cepted as recruits for the United States
guard now being organized to re
lieve fighting troops on home duty.
Recruiting officers already are en
'isting men. Old soldiers, even up
o 60 years, will be accepted if they
are physically fit for the work. Men
of this type should understand that
they are sought by the government.
Heretofore no men over V) years ot
age have been accepted at any rccrtiit
' ing office.
Washington, Dec. 19. Secretary
Daniels has commended Lyman Span
nard Peck, seaman of the naval re
serves, for bravery in rescuing an
other enlisted man from drowning
on the night of September 22. Peck is
from Sewickley Pa.
The secretary has written a!s- to
Robert Ausburne, commending his
brother, C. L. Ausburne, radio elec
trician on the army transport Antilles,
,vho went down with his ship, tor
pedoed on October 17. Ausburne, in
stead of trying t save his life, stuck
to his station to give warning signals,
fhouting "goodby to his mates."
The officer in charge of the armed
guard has commended the conduct of
the navy personnel. The two forward
gun crews in charge of Lieutenant R.
D. Tisdale, remainto calmly at their
rtations while the ship was sinking
and made no move to leave their
nnil, until nrrlerrrl to save them
In connection with the rescue i
survivors an instance of remarkaVe
coolness was cited in the case of a
man of the gun crew rescued from
the top of a floating ammunition box.
When he saw a steamer coming to
pick him up he signalled the ship by
semaphore not to come too close, as
the box he was sitting on contained
Portugal Formally Pledges
Faith to Cause of Allies
Washington, Dec, 19. Allegiance
of the new government of Portugal
was pledged to the allied cause today
in a statement issued at the Portu
guese legation, which also announced
that the recent revolution was brought
in the interest of Germany. The
"Efforts are being made in certain
nuarters to suggest the idea that the
recent revolution in Portugal was car
ried out in the interest of the mon
archy, with the assistance of Spanish
and other foreign elements, and that
it was essentially a movement in
favor of Germany and against the al
lies. "There is not a scintilla of truth in
ny one of these suggestions.
'The foreign policy of the new
Portuguese government rests and will
continue to rest on the maintenance
of the alliance with England in hearty
, co-operation with the other allies.
'The hostile attitude ot the German
press toward the new situation in
Portugal and the bombardment of the
Portuguese port of Funchat by a
German submarine, directly the suc
cess of the revolution became known,
clearly show the flimsy nature of the
German propaganda's latest stratc
gem." Sloan Will Come West
During Holiday Season
(From a Buff Correspondent.)
Washington. Dec. 19. (Special Tcl
e gram.) With the single exception
of Representative Sloan, the members
of the Nebraska delegation will re
main in Washington during the holi
days. Mr. Sloan left for Nebraska
tonight to remain in the west until the
reconvening of congress, January 3.
Mr. Sloan's family, who are pleasantly
quartered in the George Washington
Inn, will remain in Washington
throughout the Christmas holidays.
George L. Rurr, editor of the
Hamilton County Register, published
at Aurora, is in Washington on de
Ex-Senator Norris Brown is in the
capital on legal matters.
Amend 1 -Pound Bread Rule
To Relieve New York Poor
Washington, D. C, Dec. 19. The
food administration's rule prohibiting
the sate nf Irs than a nnnnd nf hrrail
lias been amended to prevent work
ing a hardship on the poor of New
York's lower east side, where bakers
have been selling bread irom large
v loaves by the penny or two penny
slice. This decision was reached after
representation that many of the per
sons affected could not afford to buy
in larger quantities.
. This does not affect weight re
fluireme nta for hakini.
Omaha Y. M. C. A. Workers
Arrive at Camp Cody
Camp Cody, Deming, N. M., Dec.
. 19. Charles F. Roble of Omaha is
hrm in fair rfiartr- th civtli
Young Men's Christian association
balL just built Rev. H. G. Hess, a
pastor of Crete, Neb., will be here
by New Year's to assist in the religi
ous work of the "Y." These an
nouncements, made by General Sec
retary E. F. Denison of Omaha.
Omaha Machine Gun Co.
Leads in War Insurance
t Camp Cody, Deming, N. M., Dec.
18.(Spectal.) Omaha's machine eun
company, 134th infantry (Fifth Ne-!
hraska infantry), Captain Clifford C.
Gardner commanding, tops the list,!
of units here so far in the applica
tions for war risk insurance, with
$1,500,000 taken. Every man except;
one asked for the maximum, $10,01)0.)
' SIMS TO SUCCEED ADAMSON
AS CHAIR! 'AN.
Jta"- ': !
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jjKPRBS LHTATIVB T V.. SIMS.
The house ways and means commit
tee nominated Representative Sims of
Icnnessee as chairman of the commit
tee on interstate and foreign com
merce to succeed Representative Ad
amson of Georgia, who resigned to
take the post of appraiser at the port
of New York.
MORE ACRES USED
FOR WINTER WHEAT
Government Report Shows In
crease of 4 Per Cent Over
That for Last
Washington, Dec. 19. Winter
wheat this year, planted on the larg
est acreage ever sown in the history
of the country, showed on December
1 the lowest tondition on record. A
forecast of a crop of only 540,000,000
bushels was made today by the De
partment of Agriculture. The final
production, however, will be above
or below that quantity, according as
conditions hereafter are better or
worse than the average.
Winter wheat sown this fall for
next year's harvest aggregates 42,170,-
tlt . .1 - t'. ' r
ynm acres ann us condition cn uecem
ber 1 was 79.3 per cent of a normal,
the Department of Agriculture an
nounced today. The acreage is 4
per cent more than the revised esti
mated area sown in the fall of 1916.
The area sown to rye is 6,119,000
acres, which is 36.6 per cent more
than sown a year ago, and the con
dition of the crop on December 1
was 84.1 per cent of a normal.
More Winter Wheat Sown.
Increased sowings of winter wheat
and rye throughout the country were
urged upon farmers by the Depart
ment of Agriculture in order to sup
ply the ncedi of the co-belligerents
of the United States in the war. This
year's short crop of wheat has
necessitated adoption of methods to
conserve the supply by having con
sumers in the United States cut down
use of that cereal. The wheatless day
and the use of corn meal as a sub
stitute are measures food administra
tion officials are urging in order to
increase the quantity of wheat that
may be sent abroad.
While last year's sowings of winter
wheat were on the second largest
area planted to that cereal, severe
winter conditions caused an abandon
ment of more than 31 per cent of the
acreage. Last fall 40,543,000 acres
were planted to winter wheat, re
vised figures show, but the area har
vested was only 27,653,000 acres, a re
duction of U.881,000 acres fijom the
planted area. The 1915 sowings were
on 39,203.000 acres, while the har
vested area that season was 34,829,
Last year's abandoned acreage was
the heaviest on record. The average
abandonment due to winter condi
tions is about 10 per cent, the lowest
abandonment in the last 15 years be
ing 2.8 per cent in 1903 and the
highest, excepting last year, was 20.1
per cent in 1912.
Conditions Bad in Kansas.
Conditions, for planting 'and the
early growth of this year s crop have
not been the best. Dry weather de
layed germaiion of late sown seed
and in some sections prevented plow
ing and seeding. It was one of the
dryest Novembers on record in Kan
sas, the principal winter wheat grow
ing state. Rainfall during that month
was less than 25 per cent of the nor
mal from eastern Kansas eastward
across Iowa, northern Missouri, cen
tral and northern Illinois, Indiana and
Ohio, which states form the principal
winter wheat growing belt. The De
partment of Agriculture, however,
says the yield of winter wheat is not
determined entirely by the rainfall
during the late summer and fall.
The condition of winter wheat "on
December 1 compares with 85.7 per
cent of a normal on that date last
year, 87.7 in 1915 and 89.3 the 10-year
The December 1 rye condition com
pares with 88.8 per cent of a normal
on December 1 last year, 91.5 in 1915
and 92.2 the 10-year average.
You can nits col A in
the bud Clear your
(at no cost io you)
somom jit owd thin s-vwiia
remedy. Kor chronic catarrh, mm
i conghs, cold mewing, tow.
blood, etc. Write us turcomi.llmra.
rLfl'P hJ t,,h t druiwin'i.
It will benefit too FOtR time, mora
than It t. or w pay monej back.
or trial can free write to
mm nfi eo., .MurHit. Mm.
WOCtttttttltittONLY 4 MORE SHOPPING DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS-ARE YOU READY?
Tewete, fine linen, extra large, damask ends, hem
stitched, high trade towel, Cash Price, each. .75c
Towel, individual or guest (lie, pure linen, fine
quality hemstitched. Caih Price, each 50c
Pillow Caeca (in box), one pair 26x46, embroidered
and icalloped. The pair $1.00
Oreaeer Seta, pin cushion, cover and scarf to match
at the aet IS6, $1.75, I US and 88e
Draaaer Scarf, lac trim, novel embroider, large
assortment of tyl, Cash Price, each $1.00
Linens, Towels, Scarfs and
Dozen of Suggestions for Gift Offering! in This Section,
Useful, Lasting and at Moderate Coat.
Table Cloths and Napkin to match. All Linen. 2x2 yd. cloth
and 1 dozen 22 inch Napkins, the set $8.25
Table Cloths Pure linen, 2 yds. wide, 2Vi yds. long; fine
quality satin damask. Cash Price $4.50
Napkin Pure linen, 22 in. size, assortment of best de
sign!. Cash Price, dozen $3.75
Towel Largo ana heavy, fancy borders, blue, pink or gold.
Bath towels that will be appreciated. Cash Price, each.. 50c
Table Covers 83 in. center pieces, embd. and trim.
of crochet lace, each $2.00
Table Cover 54 in. pure linen, fine embd. effect.
Cash Price, each $4.95
Tea Cloths 60 in. and dojen napkins to match.
Japanese Blue Print. The set $1.25
fine hand mad madeira cloths, napkins, center
pieces, scarf and oval in wonderful variety at
very moderate cost.
We buy for Cash all
kinds of Fresh Dressed
Poultry, Butter, Eggs and
other farm produce, pay
ing highest market price
on day of delivery,
spot cash. Shipments
should be made by express
We Buy and Sell for Cash
and give our customers the
benefit in better values.
THE CAS H
Gift Suggestions in Oui B
Hsnd Crocheted Doilies. Our Cash
Price 75 to 12.00
Combing Jackets. Our Special Cash
Price S3.50 to $5.00
Corset Bags, Our Special Cash Price,
Napkin Cases, Our Special Cash Price
at $1.50 to $2.00
Cases, Cash '
Buying for Cash at the Cash Store Means
Children'. Handkerchief., 6 for 50
Children's Handkerchiefs, with colored
corners, 6 in a box, Special Cash Price,
per box 50
Be the Popular Gift This Xmas
Women's Handkerchiefs, 6 for $1.50
VNw Women's linen sheer Swiss, plain white or colored,
embroidery in corner, 6 in a box. Our special
I- Ti ' 1 amtaarn.
L 13 wasn r"te Per dox oi.ou
Bp I MM M 11, 1 11 1,1. .r
women t nanasiercnier., o tor t)C
Women's Swiss Handkerchiefs, with fancy col
ored corner. Cash Price, per box of 6 S5
Women' Handkerchief, 6 for $1.75
Plain white, with fancy embroidered corner, 6
in a box. Cash Price, per box $1.75
Women' Handkerchief, 3 for 45
Women's fine sheer Lawn, with colored embroidery, 3
in a box, Cash Price, per box 45
Women Initial Handkerchief., 3 for 50r
Women's Handkerchiefs, with colored embroidered in
itial. Special Cash Price, per box of 3 50d
Women' Initial Handkerchief, 6 for $1.50
Pure. Irish Linen Handkerchiefs, in plain white or col
ored embroidery initial, Cash Price, per box of 6 $1.50
Men' Initial Handkerchief
Pure Linen Handkerchiefs, with hand embroidered initial,
Special Cash Price, each 35
Men's Pure Linen Handkerchiefs, V and Vi-in. hem, Special
Cash Price, each 25
Women's Crepe do Chine Handkerchief., 25t
Crepe de Chine Handkerchiefs, in plain white and colored edges,
Pure Linen Handkerchiefs, in plain white and colored em
broidered corner, Special Cash Price, each 25
Big Sale of Christmas Slippers
Men s Black and Tan Kid Lverettes, Felt Everettes and Romeos, with
leather soles, Our Cash Price $1.50
Women'. Fplfc .Tnlinta fnr frimm1 nf floviMo anlce In all tlio nr.ni.l 1
. . . . - . . iat. , ju. ;..
ors. mum's "Aeep A Wa," soft, comfortable Slippers, with wool padded jM?"-A ?1
soles, in best finality lelt, in all the wanted and delicate colors, Our Wl'CHftX?
omens leu, iur irimmea uuiieis, in rea, orown, uxrora gray ana mVC
uiiu rv. yjui opei'ini itisn rnce 7$M.t4& Vov Yv1-
.t ..iw o vviuin i ow.e iiAiuic ouica, a vcw&aiii vut topeiiui
Cash Price $1.00
aT a . a . - .
"T'l c "iiunuwu Au.abuit euiui uiurreu aim it'it suppers, ail sizes, rtt
uur cash 1'nce 75 11V.
Misses' and Child's Plush Slippers with carpet soles, all sizes up to 2.
uur special casn rnce 40
uivuvf.il ana vur.i,rt yurtui 1 oriun. lor WUMfcJI.
STETSON and CROSSETT SHOES for MEN
No better Shoe made for the price. Would make very useful Xmas Present.
s.Mf I' .1 III
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Buy a Christmas
Perrin' French Kid Clove In black, white,
tan, gray, navy, green, pastel and all new
shades at $2.00. $2.25. $2.50
Special Novelties at $3.00
Famou "Bacmo Wathable" Glove. A com
plete line of Ladies' Famous "Bacmo Wash
able" Gloves in tan, pastel, white and all new
shoe shades, at
$2.25. $2.50. $3.00
Glove In tan, pastel
and white $1.50
Children's School Mitten,
and Glove In knit and
kid, at 25tf
60t. 70. $1.50
1 11 4
A complete line of Ladies' and Gentlemen's
Umbrellas, in plain and novelty handles.
Cash Prices, from $1.00 to $5.00
Misses' Umbrellas, in all new colors, at Cash
Prices $3.00. $3.50. $5.00
"Rain or Shine" Children's School Umbrellas,
Cash Price $1.00
A Special Christmas Sale of
Framed Pictures at Half
$3.00 Framed Pictures, $1.50
Framed Pictures in fruits and scenes, large and small sizes,
fitted with good glass, dark wood and dull gold frames,
for Thursday only, Cash Price S1.50
) I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I l r i!ttrrliil!:aiiiii I I I I I I I I I I I In I i i
Xmas Gifts in Dainty Underwear i
Ladies' Envelope Chemise, in dainty -
colors, silk and satin, dainty lace
or hand embroidery trimmed. Z
Worth to $5.00. Our Special Cash -
Price $2.98. $3.50 -
Fancy White Aprons, lace and dain- -
ty embroidery trimmed. Our Cash "
Price. . . 35t. 50. 98t. $1.50 -
Dainty Silk and Satin Camisoles, -
worth to $3.50. Our Special Cash' 2
Price $1.25. $1.50. $1.98 -
Beautiful assortment of Outing
Gowns, dainty patterns, regular 2
and extra sizes. Our Special Cash -
Price $1.25. $1.50. $1.98 2
Jersey knit, all-wool Skirts. Our Cash -
Price, up from 98t "
House Dresses, Aprons and Break- 2
fast Sets, fancy quality, daintily
trimmed. Our Special Cash Price, "
at $1.50. $1.25, 98t I
,Silk and Satin Boudoir Caps in in-
dividual Christmas boxes. Cash
Price 25t 50t 69t 98 Z
Fancy Jersey knit Vests, hand cro- -cheted
yokos. Cash Price 50t 2
Itllillllill'.inlliliil.ilr.l Hl.liili ,t '".;':iil:!'l""l'ifl!:ir;'!!!i!lii!ii:i!iII . ni:.,r,"
Xmas Specials i
in Toilet I
White Rose Perfume. Cash Z
Price, per oz 25 T
Gardinglo Perfumes and Toilet -
Waters, in glass-stoppered bot- ?
ties in beautiful packages. Cash I
Price 65to $3.00 f
Special Perfumes in Christmas 2
boxes, 75c value at 39 "
Hikell's Oriental Toilet Waters. Z
Cash Price 50t "
Hudnut's Violet Sec Toilet -
Waters, $1.00 value at . . .75t 2
Complete Safety Razors. Cash -
Trice, from. . .29 to $5.00 2
Melba Perfumes in original ?
packages 60 to $7.00 2
50c Face Powders, at. . . .35t 2
Pozzoni's, DeLuxe, Luzell's and -
others at ope price 39 "
$1.25 Blue Beauty Rose Toilet
Water at, Cash Price ... $ 1 .00 2
Wrisley's Toilet Water, 75c val- -
ues at, Cash Price 45t 2
Violet Elite Toilet Water, 50c -
values. Cash Price 35 Z
Rieger's Toilet Water, $1.00 ?
value. Cash Price 69t Z
Rieger's Flower Drops. Cash
Price $1.50 -
ToKalon, original packages of 2
Perfume 50t to $7.00
Fancy Lace Trimmed Chamois, s
Cash Price 15t to 25t? ?
$1.00 Hair Brushes, at. . 60t i
Military Brushes, ebony backs, T
hand-drawn bristles, $5.00 val- 2
ues. Cash Price $3.50
Gift Suggestions in
Genuine Leather eat Arm Korkera,
Cah Price $7.80
Other, each $3.50
Thl will be about the last time you
ran buy real leather Rockers at this
price. Real Rood, well made, larife Arm
Rockers, worth $12.60 and J 13.60
each. Caah Price $10.00
115.00 Rocker, several good pat
terns. Cash Price, only $12.50
Ladies' Writing Desk. $24.50 val
ue. Cash Price, only $19.00
Ladies' Writing Desks, $22.00 values,
fash Price, only $17.50
$20 Library Tables, any finish. Our
Cah Price, only $17.50
Pedestals, golden oak, fumed oak or
mahogany $3.00 and $3.50
Kelt or leatherette Card Table. Cash
Price, only $2.50
Children's Rocking Chairs. Cah
Tnc $1.50, $2.00, $2.50
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: All Women Will Appreci-
: ate Neckwear for Xmas
Roll Satin Collar Regular
value, $1.25. Our Special
Cash Price, each $1.00
Wahable Satin Collar In
roll and square effect. Regu- ?
lar value, $2.25. Special 5
Cash Price SI. 98 ?
Georgette Set T rimmed ?
with Vernis and Filet lace in
many pretty styles; regular
value. $2.25. Our Special
Cash Price $1.98
border a n d , 1 a c e
edges. Special Cash
"P. i - Price, each.. $1.25 '
Jabot In net and Georgette, with high stocks ?
trimmed with Filet and Venice Lace. Our i
; Special Cash Price $1.25
Crepe de Chine Scarf In all shades, with hem- Z
; stitched border. Special Cash Price, each, $2.00
i Fancy Mull Scarfs In all shades, IV yards long. Z
1 Special Cash Price, each 60
' Taffeta Hair Bow Ribbon In all colors. Special
Cash Price, per yard 25 ?
'. Ribbon for Bag and Fancy Work Many dainty
patterns to select from. Cash Price, yard, $1.00 2
Wathable Satin Ribbon For Corset Covers, in
blue, pink and white. Cash Price, yard. . . .50
Red, White and Bhui Ribbon For tying pack- ?
ages. Special Cash Price, yard 5 I
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Your Gift t
Extra Fine $
Fine Fox Setj
Fur Seta tha
Long Hudsoi I
. v i i i i i I i i i m i i i i i i i i n i' ' I i i i i i ill i
5,000 Pieces of
i Decorated CHINA!
rvalues to 50c. Bread and Butter Plates,
; Vases, Pickle Dishes, Pin Trays, 1 Cc
-Sugars, Creamers, Syrup Jugs, at. . 2
" 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 n 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 n i n i ii i ii 1 1 1 ii I-
475 Women's and
Misses' Coats at
V2 Price Thursday
$25.00 Cloth Coats, Thursday, $12.50
$29.50 Cloth Coats, Thursday, $14.75
$35.00 Cloth Coats, Thursday, $17.50
$39.50 Cloth Coats, Thursday, $19.75
$45.00 Cloth Coats, Thursday, $22.50
$49.00 Cloth Coats, Thursday, $24.50
250 Women's Suits
One-Half Price Thursday
Pocket Knives, Skates
2-blade Pearl handled. Our Cash
Price 60t. Sl.OO. 81.25
.'5-blade, Pearl handled. Our Casn
4-blade, Pearl handled. Our Cash
Price 65t. 81.25
2-blade, Bone handled. Our Cash
2-blade, Bone handled Office
Knife. Cash Price 75t
2- )lade, Stag handled. Our Cash
Price 75S Sl.OO. 81.25
3- bladr, Stag handled. Our Ca"h Price.
aach 75c, 90c, $1.25
1 and 2-blade, Cold-Plated handle. Caah
Price, each $1.50
SKATING SEASON IS HERE.
Now ia the time to buy Your Skate.
Men, and Boy' Ice Skates. Our Cash
Price 9Sc tc $3.25
Ladiea' and Misses' Ire Skates. Our
Cash Price $1.50 to $3.00
Sweaters, Caps and Scarfs, Yarn
Ladies' Sweater In coral, trimmed
with pearl gray, white, green, blue,
etc. All sixe. Make a beautiful
Christmas gift. Our Cash Price.$12.00
Mise Sweater in rose, Copenhag
en,, red. gray: tires, 26 to 35; make
a warm wrap. Our Cash Prices
$1.95, $2.95, $3.50
Boys' Sweaters in gray, maroon and
hrown, sises 26 to 86. Cash Price,
$1.50, $1.95, $2.95 and up to $5.00.
Caps All kind and colors. Cash
Trice SSc, 95c and $1.95
Boys' Wash Blouse. 4 to 16 year,
a large assortment for your selec
tion. Our Special Cash Price
65c, 75c, $1.19
Haa that Soldier Bey of Your Warm
Knit them for him of the natural
wool, no dressing or dye to hurt the
feet. Per hank $1.00
Indies' Silk Muffler, all color. Cash
Price 95c, $1.25, $1.75
Hosiery Is as
Women. Pure Thread Silk Ho.ier,
fancy colors, striped and embr
$1.50 values. Cash Price '
Women'. Fiber Silk Hose In all c
and white. 75c quality. Cash Pi
Women'. Mercerized Lisle and Co
wanted colors, also striped and
40c values. Cash Price
Misse.' and Children. School Hoi
and tan. Cash Price
Infant' Ca.hmere Hose In blac
to 6. Special Cash Price Thtarsd
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