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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATUKDAX, MAKUtl Z, 110.
ARMY HEADS OF
TO BE REMOVED
Return of General March From
France to Result in Heads
of Several Branches Being
Rush's Celebrate Their
50th Wedding Anniversary
Brie City News
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Lighting Fixtures. Rurffrss-Granilcn.
S23 N. 38th Ave.
(By Associated Preu.)
Washington, March 1. Numerous
changes in the personnel of the gen
eral staff of the army are expected to
follow the arrival here of Major
General Peyton C. March, who landed
at an Atlantic port today, returning
from France, to assume his duties as
acting chief of staff. Officers here
have no kowlcdge of plans General
March may have laid in this regard,
but it has been announced that he
will draw his aid men in whom he has
special personal confidence.
. It is understood that one of the first
acts of the new chief will be to name
. a successor for Major General John
Jiiddle, assistant chief or staff, and
who has been acting as head of that
body since General Bliss was assigned
to the supreme- war council in Europe.
, There are indications that General
, Biddle already has been selected for
an important command in Europe,
and it is known that he would prefer
Til Temporary Now.
Recoganization of the general staff
recently effected is now m operation.
Celebration of the golden anniver
sary of the wedding of Mr. and Mrs.
John Rush, Omaha pioneers, oc
curred Friday at St. Patrick's church,
followed by a dinner and reception
ai me nome. 16U Martha street
It has been stated officially however, Solemn high mass was celebrated by
that the general officers recently as- Rev. Tames A. Stenson assisted hv
signed to duty as directors of the five Father Dan Moriarty and Father P.
major divisions of the staff are hold- C. Gannon. Archhishnn Hartv tend
ing their positions temporarily. This ed his felicitations to the couple in a
artinn xvas taken in nrHer tn nermit I elinft u . t:i j ,l.
,. ... r. suvn acuiiuii. iic iiKciicu ine senn-
assistants in carrying out the task of
co-ordination of the purely military
side of the army.
Each of these directors is an assis-
, tant to the chief of staff with power Wife."
ment of such a union to that which
promoted St. Louis of Franceto have
engraved in his wife's wedding ring
the three words, "God, Country and
to act in the name of the secretary,
or of the chief of staff in matters
pertaining to his own particular field.
By this means an organization has
been built up for General March in
''such 'a way that he will be able to
. devote his own time almost wholly
to the broader problems of the de-
partment, leaving detail work to his
assistants, and quickly familarizing
himself with conditions throughout
General March brings to the head
of the general staff intimate personal
knowledge with conditions in France.
"He has discussed every phase of the
relationship between the war depart
ment and the expeditionary forces
with General Pershing, and it is an
ticipated that complete harmony of
action and purpose will prevail on
both sides of the water under his
May Remove Censor.
,. The remarks made bv General
March today on his arrival indicated
his desire for a less rigorous censor
ship as to activities of American
troops in France caused some com'
ment among army officers here. A
majority of them agree that much
" more could be told with safety as to
the doings abroad than has been the
practice up to this time. Secretary
Baker nas taken the position, how
','ever, that all information as to the
movements of General Pershing's
iorces must come through that
officer's censor. He has held that the
; war department was too remote to
exercise any jurisdiction over this
- The discussion of the new chief's
i probable attitude as to censorship
Brought out the fact that home
officers here have been a little dis
turbed as to the nature of information
censors abroad have been permitting
to come tnrougn, particularly as to
tne recent gas attack upon American
troops by uerman batteries.
' LOAN DRIVE TO
START IN APRIL
A novel feature of the occasion was
MRS. JOHN RUSH.
the fact that the choir was made up en
tirely of members of the Rush family
and relatives. John Rush, jr., sang
Luzzi's "Ave Marie" at the offer
tory. A violin solo, Guonod's "Ave
Maria, was played by John Little, a
son-in-law. Mrs. R. E. Yocum, Chi
cago, was the organist.
The 12 sons and daughters and IS
grandchildren were present. lhe
church was crowded with relatives
and friends and hundreds called at
the home during the day. Telegrams
of congratulation were received from
Mr. and Mrs. Rush were- married
in Omaha, March 1, 1868, and have
been prominent in the making of the
pioneer history of the city.
From eit Near Neishbors
Carl Smith left the first of tha week for
Kansas Qty, Mo.
uus Monr was a Nebraska City visitor the
first of the week.
Pr. J. V. Brendel was attending the auto
show at Omaha this week.
Mr. and Mrs. John True were here from
near Cedar Creek the last of the week for
a visit with relatives.
Otlando Tefft was a visitor at the state
capital this week.
John H. Schmidt of Hamlet. Neb., was
here this week for a visit with relatives.
Mrs. Alex Francis of Dunbar was here this
week for a visit with her daughters, Miss
Nlta Francis and Mrs. H. H. Marquardt.
Chris Nutzman left this week for a few
days' visit with relatives at Bertrand.
Fred Bose of Berlin was a business visitor
here this week.
Alvla Bourlter and family were visiting
relatives at Berlin the first of the week.
Mrs. Ora E. Copes gave the domestic sci
ence demonstration Wednesday afternoon.
Albln Gustavson was here this week from
Talmage for a visit with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Durham arrived from
Chadron last week for a visit with relatives.
The ladles' auxlllay of the Avoca Ceme
tery association met with Mrs. Ora E. Copes
Robert Johnson of Sumner Is spending the
week with relatives here.
Mrs. R. A. Trook and daughter, Elsie, are
spending the week with relatives near Au
M. and Mrs. H. H. Marquardt were Omaha
visitors several days this week,
Mrs. Louise Glllin and daughter are here
from Council Bluffs, la., for a visit with
Rev. J. M. KokJer has been elected to the
pastorate of the Congregational church at
Henry Maseman, Jr., left with his house
hold goods the first of the week for Ber
trand, where he will reside on a farm.
The Ladles' Aid or the congregational
church met with Mrs. J. W. Brendel Thurs
Alvla Bourller has purchased tne pool nan
of Fred Bose at Berlin and will leave soon
to take possession.
Miss Elsie Odd of Talmage nas Been
spending the week with her parents In this
Fred and Otto Freudenoerg were weeping
Water visitors Thursday.
Several cases of measles have been re
ported In the town and country.
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Neumeister were at
Nehawka this week for a visit with relatives.
Mrs. A. C. Smith entertained tne itoyai
Neighbor circle Wednesday afternoon, .
J. P. Soearman. county treasurer, attended
the county treasurer's meetings in Omaha
Miss Frances Empey of EI Reno, Okl.,
vlstted Mrs. A. F. Empey. and Mrs. O. P.
Miller this week.
Mrs. Drew Clarke of Omaha was a guest
llgh this week, where they will reside in
Mrs. E. M. Swain and son, Jack, who
have been hero three weeks, went back to
Chicago last Tuesday.
W. S. Ely has gone to Leesburg, Va.,
where he expects to move his family.
Word has teen received that Lloyd
Wright, Bernard Besack and Clarence
Nicholson arrived safely In France.
Norman Lovell of Sallna, Kan., visited
his parents, Mr, and Mrs. S. O. Lovell, last
Mrs. A. W. Armstrong of West Point. Is
here visiting her mother, Mrs. O. Adsit.
Collin Ball, who has joined the navy, left
for the Oreat Lakes naval training school.
Mrs. W. E. Phillips and children of Ches-
Iey, Ontario, urea visiting Mrs. Dorothy
New York. March 1. To oreoare
long in advance for the third Liberty
Loan campaign, ten parties of three of tn8 E- - Fas6 'amil'r ?u"day-
or more speakers each will start tours tKTSSJ
early this month, Visiting several Mr. and Mrs. Frank Metchles visited over
towns a day and assisting local com- Sunday with Mrs. Metchles' brother at Camp
?r rnK8"1 H .A- The board of trustee, of the German
er campaign work for the big drive, Methodist church have decided that all
which probably will be in April. services shall be In the English language
Une speaker in each party, the Lib- rr?m now on- .
k1.Mf,, Wi,,. , j Miss Amy Lewis ana miss uii coning
v.y fwui, "',v-"u O.H1UU1IJ.CU wer9 re.eiected teachers In the schools here.
lOOay, Will De a united States SOlClier Miss Lewis has been advanced to the post
who has seen service in France, and tion of assistant principal.
nn i.m11 k. o ,.,nrr,on Mr. and Mrs. Sam Startzer returned this
I A A U V O. Vlliail, I 0) T n ,h... y. -w y...
Definite plans have been made for visitin upni iiV
three parties which will Start March Papillion relatives have received word
11 on tours respectively of the Rich- from Forrest King, who has been at Camp
. - . . . fimilnn that ha hna hoon , E.l vnPfl tft a
division' of clerks and will be sent to
Five men, the last of Sarpy county's
quota In the first drive, will leave for Camp
Funston March 6.
Patriotic services were held at the Pres
John Meeve3 has moved to his father'
farm on the ccunty line.
Eggert Ohrt has almost recovered from
his burns and returned to school Monday.
Charles Smith, Julius Suverkrubbe and
C. Carstensen have moved to the Bum
farms north of town.
The Farmers Union Elevator company
has purchased the Nye, Schneider, Fowler
plant at tnis place.
E. G. Maxwell, recently appointed county
demonstrator, was a business caller Wednes
Herman Petersen and family have moved
to the Schaefer place, four miles northeast
C. J. Wilcox was In Lincoln several days
last week visiting home folks and taking
in tne press association meetng.
Conserve Ham and Bacon,
Says Food Administrator
Complaints are heard at the food
administration office charging the
drop in the price of hogs at the stock
yards Ihursday to the federal food
speakers who are out in the state dis
couraging the home consumption, of
bacon and hams.
Food Administrator Wattles said
this morning it must be understood
that the only pork products the gov
ernments wants to feed the soldiers
abroad are ham and bacon.
"It is these we want the people at
home to conserve for export." he said.
"Other pork products may be eaten,
except of course on meatless days and
mond, Va., Atlanta and Dallas federal
Moving picture stars have been en
listed for campaign work. Douglas
Fairbanks nas agreed to tour any
wnere, OO anytning and everything byterian church last Sunday morning ana
in me uerman juemouist .piscuyai uuun-n
in the evening.
The Presbyterian church has a service flag
with 14 stars.
Sarpy county has purchased a service flag
which will have place for about 1,000 stars.
All boys going from the county will be rep
on behalf of the loan. Mary Pickford
will spend one week speaking in east
em states and Marguerite Clark will
make a speaking tour of the middle
U. S. Seizes Eighth
Part of Busch Estate
St. Louis, Mo., March 1. The one
eighth interest in the estate of the
resented on it.
Railroad Men Dynamite
Ice to Protect Bridges
The warm weather general over Ne
braska is causing railroad officials to
renew efforts to protect bridges from
possible damage when the ice breaks
All along the Nebraska lines, sec
tion men have been advised to begin
breaking up the ice above the bridges
at once. Dynamite has been shipped
in large quantities to points along the
Platte, Loup and Elkhorn rivers.
Tom Nolan Returns T. J. Nolan,
Omaha attorney, has returned from
an eastern trip.
Robt. C Druescdow A Co., stocks
and bonds and local securities, 860
Omaha Nat. Bank BUg.
Thrift is the spur prudence works
In youth for prosperity In age. Ne
braska Savings & Loan Ass'n shows
the way. 211 S. 18th St.
The War Tax Service Bureau solves
Income tax problems. Audits ac
counts. Trepares Returns. Expert
service. 805 Om. Nat. Bk. Tyler 320.
Richard Makes Chance M. Rich
ard, formerly with the Brandels stores,
has accepted a position as manager of
liernsteln'i store, 111 South Sixteenth
Arrives in France -George E. Bert
rand, clerk In the municipal court,
has received information that his son,
Alexander, has arrived in France with
a company of engineers.
Pool Ball Man Fined O. E. Hen
8che, manager of the State pool hall.
Seventeenth and Harney streets, was
fined $20 and costs in police court Fri
day for allowing minors to frequent
Transfer Recruiting Station
Orders were received at the navy re
cruiting station to transfer its sub
station at Lead, S. D., to Beatrice. It
will require about one month to make
Robert Harris Divorced Robert M.
Harris, 4218 Davenport, has been
granted a divorce decree from Doro
thy K. Harris. The wife Is given $50
a month alimony and Mr. Harris the
custody of their minor child.
Ktldio Fleming: Resigns Patrolman
Eddie Fleming has resolved to be a
farmer. His resignation has been re
celved by Superintendent Kugel.
Fleming jokingly remarked that there
is more money raising beets than
walking a beat.
State Bank of Omaha, corner Six
teenth and Harney streets, pays 4 per
cent on time deposits; 8 per cent
on savings accounts. All deposits tn
this bank, are protected by the de
posltors' guarantee fund of the state
of Nebraska. Adv.
Fremont Man Fined Albert Van
Cleave of Fremont was fined $100 and
costs in police court Friday morning
on a charge of illegal possession of in
toxicating liquor. When arrested at
the Burlington station he had 10
quarts of whisky in a suit case, police
Red Cross Entertainment Fifty
dollars was netted at an entertainment
given Thursday night by the Belvl-
dere Ladies' club Red Cross auxiliary
at the Belvidere school. Mrs. E.
Gwynne-Vaughan was chairman of
the committee in charge. A woolen
quilt, which went to Miss Olive Chris
tenson netted $33.50.
One Hundred and Costs "You're
talking to another stranger," said
Judge Fitzgerald in police court, as he
fined John Pearson $100 and costs for
alleged illegal, possession of liquor.
Pearson gave his address as the Union
hotel on the South Side and alleged
that he purchased the liquor from a
stranger on the street for $3.50.
Wants More Market Space City
Commissioners Jardlne and Kugel and
Market Master Klllian are working
out a plan to double the market space
along Eleventh street I Retail grocers
who attend the 'market during the
open season want suitable space where
they, may park their vehicles without
being interfered with or interfering
Fine fireplace goods at Sunderlands.
Police Unable to Find
. Man Reported as Dead
Don Chrisman, 3613 North Twenty
fourth street," and Archie Humphrey.
2929 North Twentieth street, reported
to the police last night that a man was
lying dead near the fire barn on
Twelfth and Dodge streets. They said
that he had an ugly gash in his head.
apparently from a . knife wound.
A corps of doctors and police offi
cers was dispatched to the scene, but
no man was found. A cap was found
on the spot where he was supposed to
Firemen in the barn denied anv
knowledge of the affair, although
Chrisman positively declared that one
of them had seen the body and sent
him tor the police.
Smith Says He Gave Wrong
Age When He Was Married
Philip Smith, who operates a res
taurant on the bouth bide, was be
fore United States Commissioner
Neely on a charge of failing to regis
ter. He says he is over the draft
age. Wis marriage certificate shows
him to be less than 31 years old, but
he says he gave his age as two years
less than it really was btcause he was
so much, older than his bride.
He came here from Minsk. Russia.
12 years ago. The commissioner nave
him a month in which to get proof if
possible from the immigration station
in New York as to hn real age.
Alleged Reckless Driver
Is Granted Continuance
Fred Grieth, 1902 South Seven
teenth street, arrested on a charge of
reckless driving, was granted a con
tinuance in police court Friday morn-
street car at Twenty-first and Dodge
streets while traveling at an alleged
speed of 25 miles an hour. Grieth
was given emergency treatment at
the police station and later arrested.
His injuries were not serious. Two
companions were taken tf the Ford
ing. Grieth is driver of a delivery 1 hospital and given emergency treat
wagon. His machine crashed into a ment.
Y. M. G. A. on Italian Front.
Rome, March 1. The American
Young Men's Christian association
has completed arrangements to ex
tend its work to the Italian front.
Young Men's Christian association
huts are being erected and""30 secre
taries have been engaged.
Bee Want Ads Bring Results.
Charles Parkenlngi Is here on a furlough
from New Jersey to visit his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. Parkenings.
Mrs. Amy Calvert was an Omaha shopper
lat Adnlnfiiis Rnsrh. wMlthv Krcwpr. I Saturday.
A v.. l.:- .:a .u Mrs. John Hanger and Mrs. Henry John
uwiicu uj u.o yviuyw, nu uui .cwiiiy were visit0 at the Red Cross room
lett uermany aiter a visit oi many Saturday.
months, has been olaced in charce of Word was received hers from Prof, and
lonncitsrv naml Kir A Mitrrioll I Mrs. John Fate, recently of Lincoln, that
a depositary named by A. Mitchell tn moving t0 mIger Idfth0i where
raimer, uniteo oiaies custodian or tne professor has a good position In an
alien enemy property, it was learned agriculture school.
When last heard from Mrs. Busch
was in Switzerland, and it is believed
she will reach the United States
Trustees of the Busch estate said cherry county.
' today that upon her return an at- Mrs. d. c. cjuinn of Piainview, Neb
.nnf wnuU h tnad tn rocr-ii'n lior here visiting relatives.
v .e, " j w Wyatt was a Gretna visitor Tues-
jjuaacaaiuiia. mis. xjuolii indue a iaa
return to the city in December, IVlb, Mr.
Schuyler Man is Held on
- Charges of Disloyalty Elcke.
Fritz Schroeder of Schuyler waived
a preliminary hearing before United
States Commissioner Neely on a
charge of violating the espionage act
and was bound over to the federal
grand jury under $3,000 bond, which
Schroeder is charged with having
1010 me inner vi iwv ouiuicis iu au- Mr nrt -Mrs. J. C. Geib visited their son,
vise them to go Over tO the Germans Roger, at Funston the fore part of the
the first chance they got and to have wf- , . v
;,.A tW ri;.:!:.! arfc H la Ed runitl CRrafi lMm('n" Omaha, where
vuujHiiLivu v... v..j-. "v .jne underwent i. surgii-al operation,
employed in a mill at bchuyler. . James H. White and family left for Ne
Phillip Seefus visited his parents,
and Mrs. J. G. Seefus, Monday.
Mrs. C. W; Hlckeg and daughters,
Bemlce and Roma, visited with the form
er's mother, Mrs., C. , Witte, Saturday and
Tom Barlow Is moving with his family to
and Mrs. Julius Schuldt were Omaha
business visitors, Wednesday.
Mrs. Henry Bay visited Tuesday with her
sister, Mrs. John Schuldt.
John Riceken moved with his family to
the house recently , purchased by Henry
Rev. H. C.
Capsey has received the ap
pointment of chaplalnyln the United States
army and left for bis post last Wednesday.
Asa Hinkle moved his family to Johnson
county this week.
Frank Snide, who has been at home on a
ten days' furlough, went back to Funston
Mrs. L. A. Bates Is visiting her son. Ford
Bates, in Columbus.
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visitors to their new location
1415 Farnam Street
The big fire a year ago compelled us to take the most
favorable quarters available, and although one-fourth our
former size, the difference is more than equaled in the
extraordinary values we offer and the wonderful assort
ments we show.
HIRSCH-WICKWIRE AND L-SYTEM are two new
lines we have added to our famed "KUPPENHEIMER"
and other celebrated brands of fine clothing.
Winter Suits and Overcoats
To make room for Spring
merchandise, winter gar
ments are now to be had at
A saving from
Spring Suits and Top Coats
$8 to $15
ing ouus ana i op loats d 1 K j. rfj A k
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New Spring Manhattan Shirts, $2.00 Silk Shirts, fast wash' colors, $3.50 to
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$4.50, $5.00 :'
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In conformity with the recent order of the Nebraska State Railway Com
mission, all street cars of this Company, operating in Nebraska, will, on and
after SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 1918, stop, for receiving and discharging pas.
sengers, only on the near side of street intersections, on all paved streets
excepting at Vegularly-used branch-off s. s .
At roch branch-offs, cars will stop at the far side going in one direc
tion, and at the near side going in the opposite direction, as shown in the
diagram below. ; ! ) . ..,lv :
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At every such point conspicuous signs will hang on the span wire, be
tween tracks, to indicate where cars will stop.
The reason for this deviation from' the near side stop is to avoid delay
to following cars which would result if cars stopped on the near side at these
On all unpaved streets, cars will continue to stop on the far side so that
passengers can both enter and leave car without tramping through mud.
Remember, NEAR SIDE on all paved streets unless SIGN indicates the
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