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TH BhE: OMAHA, FKIUAY, r hrKU AKY 8. '
BRYAN MAY RUN
Says He. May File When Time
Comes; Admits Politics in
Cornhusker State rretty
Omaha lie, 1311 Stmt.
Washington, Feb. 7. (Special Tel
egram.) Charles W. Bryan arrived
in Washington today from the south
accompanied by his brother, Colonel
W. J. Bryan, who has been making
sneeches in Tennessee and North
Carolina. The commoner did not
tarry in the capital, but kept on to J
fill "a speaking engagement in the
north. Brother Charles, who has
business with the Interior depart
inert, will remain in Washington until
tomorrow when lie will leave for Lin
When asked about the senatorial
situation in Nebraska, Mr. Bryan said
he had not heard any Macedonian cry
for any democrat to break into the
g-jme, but supposed there would be
quite a number of patriots to seek
the democratic nomination when the
time for filing came around.
Asked if he contemplated being a
candidate for governor Mr. Bryan
said, "You may say that while I have
rot announced my candidacy for gov
ernor it is possible 1 will file when
the time conies."
Mr. Bryan was a guest of Repre
sentative Stephens at luncheon today.
Stephens' Minority Report.
Representative Stephens, a member
of the interstate and foreign com
merce committee of the house, is
contemplating filing a minority re
port on the railroad bill, should he
fail to file such a report, then he
will offer an amendment to the bill
when it comes before the house re
storing the 14th section of the bill,
i, )i'trU toiva itin (tm,. tli. crivprnment
shall turn over the railroads to their
private owners indefinite. The com
mittee by a vote of 5 to 8 started to
put a time limit of two years which
the government should take to turn
back the roads after peace is de
clared. t ,
Conflict Over Rate Jurisdiction.
The railroad bill has been so
shaped that the senate interstate
commerce committee preserves the
power of the Interstate Commerce
commission, while the house inter
state commerce committee destroys
it. The house committee makes Ihc
president supreme over rates and
the senate committee make3 the com
mission supreme over them. Wide
spread interest in this question of
jurisdiction ovef rates is shown by
shippers Ind the railroads. The ship
pers continue-to insist that the com
mission be made supreme over rates.
The railroad bill will soon be up for
consideration in . both houses, and
there is sure to be hot controversy.
Apropos of the government's opera
tion of the railroads, Charles W.
Bryan said today that in hid trip from
the south to Washington Jie had every
reason- to believe that railway em
ployes were endeavoring to discredit
government control, as the s-ervice on
the roads was execrable and the de
Uncoln Boy pischarged from Army.
Harold H. Guyer of Lincoln, for
merly of Kairmont, one of three sons
of a widowed mother, swho enlisted
"in the army while under-age, having
sVorn he was 18 when oniy 17, was
discharged from the army recently
on his mother's earnest appeal. On
his discharge he was left stranded
at Camp Greene, N. C. but through
friends he was enabled to' reach
Washington and, with further assist
ance from a friends here, is now en
route to his home. His two brothers
trt in the army.
Abbott Man Discovers He
Is Not a Citizen, Father Is
Omaha Tribe of Red Skins
Js Doing Its Bit for War
Plans Under Way to Organize
Red Cross Auxiliary at
Macy; Women to Make
RUSS REDS' RAID
ON FOOD' DEPOTS
Huge Supplies of, Butter and
Potatoes Discovered Con
cealed by Speculators;
Soldiers Run Wild.
, and armed guards to protect them Berkman, Anarchist, Goes x
I against soldiers who, he declared, j
j were running unrestrained, attacking, BaCK tO Atlanta Pen
I robbing and killing. Ihe minister
said passenger traffic must be elimi-
' nated indefinitely.
I The situation is all the more serious
j betause the peasants refuse to ex
i change food for the depreciated
j money. Consequently manufactured
' articles must be supplied to obtain
j food stuffs. The railways are running
i short of wood and soon will be with
out coal because they are -unable to
Madame Smith-Falkner, a member
of the food control board, told the
I Associated Prs today that the
I bread situation in Petrograd was im
I proving and that the allowance would
i be increased.
l!y A-vooclHted I'rt..)
Petrograd, Feb. 7. The search for nn n n
food conducted by the Bolsheviki au- i $35,000 Damage UOne
thorifies in Petrograd disclosed nearly
' r'AUL LOVEJOY.
The Omaha, Indian tribe, 1,200
strong, will organize a rcnl American
Red Cross auxiliary at Macy, Neb.,
Sunday. Paul Lovejoy, Carlisle grad
uate, and John Kemp, Genoa graduate
are in Omaha for information on the
manner of organizing and to obtain
Red Cross supplies.
The Indian women wilt make hos
pital supplies. Mrs. Charles T.
Kountzc, head of the woman's serv
ice department, will send samples of
finished garments for the Indian wo-
n;cn to pattern from. Frank W. Jud
son and W. A. Pixley of the state
office, plan to visit the new auxiliary
in the near future.
A series of eight dances for the
benefit of the Red Cross have already
been given by Indians in Macy, net
ting theRed Cross $400. The dances
are given every Friday evening. E. M.
Peebles, Bert and Will Maberryand
James Brewer are the Indians who
havethe dances, in charge.
Mr. Lovejoy and Mr. Kemp said the
Indians have been eager to organize
a Red Cross auxiliary iof a long time,
but have awaited an invitation to join..
They have already collected $47 in $1
Twenty-seven Omaha Indians en
listed in the United States army and
many more were drafted. The men
are stationed at Camp Cody.
The Indians have bought Liberty
bonds, made contributions to the Red
Cross audpuUtrr war funds and now
expect to gV over the top in active
-)Red Cross, work. 1 .
100,000 pounds of butter which
been hoarded bv speculators. The au- i
thorities also found 150 car loads of
matches, 150,000 gallons of kerosene
and large quantities of meats, pota
toes, peas, fats and soap. One specu
lator had 8,000 pairs of children's
The price of foodstuffs in Petro
grad have fallen temporarily, but
with the failure of transportation
higher prices are expected.
M. Novski, the new minister of
communications, addressing the food
congress, gave a black picture ofthe
situation and threatened to resign un
less trains were given machine guns
In Garage atAuburn
Auburn, Neb., Feb. 7. (Special.)
A fire did $35,QOO damages at .5 o'clock
this morning in the Mitchell &
Barada garage, and entirely destroyed
the building as well as the barn next
door together with three automobiles,
four heaji of horses and mules, buses,
buggies, etc. The fire likewise
spread across the street, badly dam
aging the garage .of Bousfield &
Beezeiy, an auto paint shop and a
The night man at the garage was
asleep and did not waken until the
blankets on his cot had caught fire.
Most of the firms had their build
ings and stocks covered by insurance.
New York, Feb.- 7. Alexander
Berkman, anarchist, was tonight
taken to tke federal penitentiary at
Atlanta, Ga., where he is to finish a
sentence of two years' imprisonment
for conspiring to defeat the opera
tions of the selective draft.
Jefferson City, Mo., Feb. 6. Emma
Goldman, accompanied by Deputy
J United States Marshal John L.
! Whalen and his wife, arrived here to
) day to complete her two-year prison
sentence for trying to obstruct the
selective service law.
i She wilU be assigned to work of
j making clothing for the inmates of
! the prison.
; Aitomoblle. Thieves
Steal 2 Cars Same Night
T. P. Redmond, superintendent of
Burgess-Nash company, reported to
the police Wednesday niglit, that,
while a spectator! at the Creighton
Dodge basketball game, his seven
passenger car was stolen from Twenty-fifth
and California streets.
Two ' other, cars were reported
stolen. A five-passenger car, the
property of Rev. Thomas Evans, Ir
vington. Neb., was taken from in
front of the First Congregational
church. Fighteenth and Davenport
streets. Miss Frances Stodolny, 2774
Dean street, .reported the theft of her
car from Eighteenth and Douglas
streets about 9:30 p. m.
Grand Island, Neb.. Feb. 7. (Spe
1 lTnlm C. Harder, an employe
of Taylor's ranch at Abbott, Neb.,
was in the city yesterday investigat
ing his status as a citizen. He sud
denly finds himself to be an alien and
to be required to register according
to a recent ruling. He came to
America with his father 36 years ago
from Germany. His father did not
take out his citizenship papers until
after the son had become 21 years
of age. Had the citizenship inten
tion been declared before the son
bccame 21 it would not have been
necessary for the latter to register.
As it is, the father is a citiz.cn, and
the son is not. ,
Judge Bayard H. Paine of the dis
trict court of this district has re
ceived a new ruling from Washing
ton with reference to the registra
inn rif citizens born in Schleswig-
Ilolstcin, Germany, who came to this
ntintrv before the assumption of
jurisdiction of that territory by Em
. Mrs. Mary Frances Omer died yes
terday at the home of her son, A.L.
Omer. in Cario. She was 96 years
f . She leaves seven children
Her husband died a number of years
A Th hnHv will be taken to
c,'m Point. III. for interment.
Thomas Bradstreet has taken over
the market in which his equine meat
ha been sold since its establishment
in mid-December, and has incorpor
ated the Equine Meat and Packing
,.,,,. -h;rh will continue the
the 'local lodge of the Knifihts of
last vening. to
about 200 members of the order from
,i:r.t,t nnVt of the state, a dis
trict meetine being held. Among the
guests were Grand Chancellor H. L
East of Lincoln, supreme
. .,;. VI W Milner of Cincinnati
Grand Keeper of Seals W H Lowe
r.f T. nro n and K. V. LiarK oi r.
rwree tpams were presen
Miller. Loup City
Gibbon and Kearney. Among the big
features was a banquet served io m
visitors at the LicderKrans annex
Fnnlfcli Parliament Is
Prorogued ;King Speaks
' London,' Feb. 7. Parliament was
c prorogued today and will reassemble
Jt Fi-hriiarv 12. In the House of
. Commons the speech from the throne
was read by the speaker. In it the
king emphasized that the first aim
and endeavor .of the allies was the
sful orosecution of the war.
Entry -of the United States he said
; lent additional strength to the allied
? ?rras and inspired fresh confidence
'.- in ultimate victory,'
' . . . i
Widely Known men to assist
Director General in Govern
ment Operation of Rail
roads During War.
Washington, Feb. 7. The perma
nent organization of the government
irailroad administration announced to
night by Director General McAdoo
provides for retention' of most of the
personnel of. the temporary staff
which lias served since the govern
ment assumed operation of the roads.
It adds W. 5. Carter, chief of the
Brotherhood of Enginemen and Fire
men, as director of the division ol
labor, and Charles A. Prouty, director
of valuation for the interstate com
merce commission, as director of the
division of public service and account-
Staff to Hear Complaints.
Mr. Carter will organize, a staff of
assistants to deal with -labor com
plaints and other questions affecting
employment conditions, while the
roilmnH uixtre: commission will con
tinue to hear wage applications and
recommend a general course of action
to tire director general.
(r Proutv. it was announced.
will represent the interest or tarm-
ers, manutacturers, prouuicis, su
pers and consumers generally."
He will act as lntermeaiary otiwccn
thi nublic and the railroad adminis
tration for suggestions or complaints.
Other members of Mr. McAdoos
permanent staff are:
General assistant, Walker U. nines,
General counsel, John Barton
Payne, Chicago. , ,
Director ot tne division oi uans-
portation, Larl K. uray, nammuic.
resident ot tne western waijimu
Director division of trathc. tdwara
Chambers, Chicago and Cal.fortna,
vice president of the Santa Fe.
Director ot tne division oi
and purchases, John 'Skeltpn Will
iams. Mr. Williams will continue in
office as comptroller of the currency.
Frank McManamy, chiet inspector
of locomotives for the interstate com
merce commission, was made mana
oer of the locomotive section, and
will direct a strenuous campaign iu
repair the thousands of locomotives
which recent investigations, o mr
commission nave suown cic
to become dilapidated tnrougn im
proper attention under private man
agement ot tne roans.
Vaudeville and Photoplay!.
ROSS BROS. S
s. A Day In a
HOWE 4 CLARK
Burlesque XT SonJ, ,nd
n ? . Music
m ' MME
sute FEB. 10th
By BAYARD YEILLER"
-50c 75c, $1, $1.50
BAVIl Tonight and
II Y 11 Saturday at 8:1S
W " Mat. Sat. 2:15
The Winter Garden's
Pricea BOc to 2.00.
Mat. 60c to $1.50
BARBER GIVES RECIPE
FOR GRAY HAIR .
Today, All Week. Daily Mats.. 2:15
2 SHOWS EVERY EVENING, 7:15-9:15
10 Dark Knights I'.ZTi ZZ
S'."!1"1 Seven Bonomor Arabs
Tkp" Sstt. Minify a Joyner
uvw 1 nere ot "Prlacew Pat" Rsmt.
Luckle a Yut: Atrlsl Butters: Dave Maaley:
Heanl-Psthe WMklyT Sidney Drew Comedy: Er
est Nontle's Augmented Concert Orchlre.
Matlneei: I5t.25c: Nlehtt. ISe-23e-Uc. .
Sat. and Sun. Matlneee Seme As Nights.
To Step a Persistent, 5
The bat tmp.cAt la one r" ean
easily make at hor.io. cheap, '
but very effective. 'i
Thousands of 'people normally hfRltlty
in everv otluT ropect. are annored wit'i
a persistent hangmir-on bronchial couu'r.
jrcar after .V'ir. disturbing tlieir 8leci
Knd mnkin? life disagreeable. It's s
reedlss rtliero's fin old home-mad.?
remed- that end eucIi a cougli
cr.?ilv and quieklv.
Get from anr drufrgisfc "21,i ounces of
"ir.ex'' '00 e":i: worth), pour it into a
pint bottle nnd rill thebottlerith plain
rranulated stvnr Bvrifp. Begin takinrr
it at once. Gradually nut surely vou
vrill notice the phlesrm thin out and then
disappear altogether, thus ending a.
rousli that you never thought would end.
It also promptlv loosens a dry or tight
coujrh, stops the. troublesome throat
tickle, soothes the irritated membrane
thafline the throat and bronchial tubes,
r.nd relief comes almost immediately.
A day's use will usually break up an or
dinary throat or chest cold, and for
hronehitis, croup, whooping cough and
bronchial risthma there is nothing
tetter. It tastes pleasant and keeps
Tincx is a most raluaMn concentratec!
compound of penuine Norway pine ex
tract, and is ued by fnillions of peo
ple everv year for throat and chest colds
with Fplendid results.
To avoid disappointment, ask your
drugsrist for "Sis ounces ot Pines" with,
full directions and don't accept anything
rise. A guarantee of absolute satisfac
tion or money promptly refunded goes
with this preparation. The I'iacx Co.,
Ft. Wayne, Ind,
In the most beautiful Silks, at
prices which are very much below
their real worth. A very special
purchase on sale Saturday
morning at 9.
4 Your opportunity to obtain splendid
Overcoats at prices which arextremely,
low. Don't forget that the woolen mar
ket is higher than ever before and that
indications are that these prices will
never be repeated in another season.
Here is a message to
suffering women, from
Mrs. Kathryn Edwards,
of R.F. D. 4, Washington
Court House. Ohio. "I
am glad to tell, and have
told many women, what
1 suffered before I knew
of Cardui and the great
benefit to be derived from
this remedy. A few
years ago I became prac
tically helpless . . ."
The Woman's Tonic
"I was very weak,"
Mrs. Edwards goes on
to say, "and could not
stoop without suffering
great pain . . . Nothing
seemed to help me until
I heard of Cardui and be
gan the use of it ... I
gradually gained my.
Strength . . .1 am now
able to do all my work."
it you need a tonic take
Cardui. it is for women.
It acts gently and reliably
and will probably help
you as it helped this lady.
Come Early Store Closes at 6 Saturday
It Soothes and Relieves Like a
Mustard Plaster Without
the Burn or Sting
made with the oil of mustard. It does all
the work ot the old-fashioned mustard
plaster docs it better and does not blis
ter. Xou do not have to bother with a
cloth. You simply rub it on and usually
the pain is gone I
Many doctors and nurses use Muster
ole and recommend it to their patients.
They will gladly tell you what relief it
gives from sore throat, bronchitis, croup,
stiff neck, asthma, neuralgia, congestion,
pleurisy, rheumatism, lumbago, pains
and aches ot the back or joints, sprains,
sore muscles, bruises, chilblains, frosted
feet, colds of the chest (it -often pre
30c and 60c jars; hospital size $2.50.
How to Make a Home-Made
Gray Hair Remedy.
Mr. A. E. O'Brien, who has been a
barber in New York City for many
years, made the following statement
"Gray, streaKea or iaaeu nair iu uc
immediately made black, brown or
light brown, whichever shade you de
sire, by the use of the following rem-
orfv that vnn run maxe ai nome;
. ,i i. i rv1
"Merely get a smau uox ui
nnwHpr lit nnv drue 'store. It costs
only 25 cents, and no extras to buy.
Dissolve it in one ounce of water and
comb it through the hair. Full direc
tions for use come in each box.
"You need not hesitate to use Orlex
as a $100 gold bond comes in each
box guaranteeing the user that Orlex
powder does not contain sibcr.iead,
zinc, sulphur, mercury, aniline, coal
tar products or their derivatives.
"It does not rub off, is not sticky
or cilmmv and leaves the hair fluffy.
It will make a gray-haired person lool: j
twenty years younger. Adv.
"THE FOUR HUSBANDS'! WINTERj
I r r a n
' Burts Ed.
Johnston A Co.: Mr. and Mrs. Mel-Burnt:
James H. Cullen; Herbert's Lnop-the-Loop
ad Leaping Canines; Miss uwen Lewis;
Orpheum Travel Weekly.
OMAHA'S FUN CENTER
t5rv'ul7Wy l5c 2Sc'50c
S"2'&fEv,s., 25c, 50c, 75c, $1
LAST TIMES TODAY2 30
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Tomorrow (Saturday) Matinee and Week
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LADIES' DIME MATINEE WEEK DAYS
Today MARGUERITE CLARK
in "BAB'S BURGLAR"
24 th at
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T,oday DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS
in "DOUBLE TROUBLE"
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NO MORE CATARRrf
A Guaranteed Treatment That Has Stooe
the Test of Time.
Catarrh cures come and catarrh euref
go, but Hyomci continues to heal catarrh
and abolish its disgusting symptoms wher
ever civilisation exists.
Every year the already enormous sales of
this really scientific treatment for catarrh
grow greater, and the present year should
show all records broken.
If you breathe Hyomei daily as directed
it will end your catarrh, or it won't cost
you a cent.
- If you have a hard rubber Hyomei inhaler
somewhere around the house, get it out aid
start it at once to forever rid yourself of
Sherman & McConnell Drug Co., or any
other good druggist, will sell you a bottle of
Hyomei (liquid), start to breathe it and
notice how quickly it clears out the air pat
sages and makes the entire head feel fine.
Hyomei used regularly will end catarrh,
coughs, colds, bronchitis or asthma. A com
plete outfit, including a hard rubber pocket
rlnhaler and bottle of Hyomei, costs but little.
No stomach dosing; just breathe it It kills
the germs, soothes and heals the inflamed
Relief from Eczema
Today and Saturday
x HARRY CAREY in
"The Phantom Riders'
Don't worry about eczema or othrV
skin troubles. You can have a clear,
healthy 6kin by using a little zemo,
obtained at any drug store for 35c, or
extra large bottle at $1.00.
" Zemo generally removes pimples, black
heads, blotches, eczema, and ringworn.
and makes the skin clear and healthy.
Zemo is a clean, penetrating, antiseptic
liquid, neither sticky nor greasy and stain9
nothing. It is easily applied and costs a
mere trifle for each application. It u
The E. W. Rose Co.. Cleveland, O.
Today and Saturday
EMILY STEVENS in
"A SLEEPING MEMORY-
Clear Your Skin
&na 25c folBKit 25c i 30c
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