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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 1918.
AT CLUB ROOMS
Dealers and Bankers Discuss
Outlook for Coming Year
in the AutomoLile
The Chandler factory is going to
make ever,, possible human effort to
fill all orders for this year if it can
get the Jraterial it expects to get"
So said James M. Dunlap', sales man
ager of the Chandler company, at a
luncheon given Thursday at the Com
mercial club by the Card-Adams Mo
tor company, distributors of Chandler
automobiles and Denby trucks.
Mr. Dunlap, however, freely ad
mitted that it will take extraordinary
effort to do the work, as every in
dication of the last three weeks points
to a much greater spring demand than
.had been anticipated at the beginning
of the year.
Policy of Company.
The speaker mentioned the success
of the Chandler as a fine car at a
medium price, and said that this suc
cess was due to the foresight, cour
age and permanence of the Chandler
organization. It required vision, he
said, to foretell the market for such
-a car; it required courage to adopt
. policy in accord with the vision;
and it required permanence of policy
and permanence of organization to
'get the confidence of the public and
"If any state in the union gets all
''the Chandler cars it wants, that state
will be Nebraska," Mr. Dunlap said,
: "becauce business conditions here are
good, the future . of the automobile
business is particularly bright in this
state and the company therefore
wants to put every car it can into
; Nebraska this year."
f- . Trucks in Demand.
i M. E; McKenney, from the Denby
truck factory, said his company has
1 taken large war contracts, but it has
'doubled the capacity of its plant, so
:that it enpects to be able not only
to fulfill government contracts, but
to take care in addition of the in
creased demand for commercial
i trucks. Mr., McKenney called, atten
tion to the four Denby sizes, 1,
X 3 and S-ton trucks and particular
ly to the DenbyV adaptability to
::rural work, by reason of its high road
': . W. W." Head of the Omaha Na
tional bank, and President . W. A.
1elleck of the Lincoln State bank,
"both spoke of motor cars in storage
as good collateral for security loans
iirom. banks. .They suggested that,
inasmuch as the supply of motor cars
-.this spring and summer will not equal
"the demand, foresighted dealers will
: use their credit with their banks and
get just as. many cars as possible in
their possession early in the season.
They urgetVthe automobile is a mod
ern day necessity, not a luxury.
Other speakers were Clarke, Jfow
:U, Mr. Patterson of Kearney arid F.
Card of the Card-Adams company.
i.W S. Adorns of the Card-Adams com
pany presided. Chandler and Denby
jdealers from the Card-Adams terri
tory, were present in sufficient, num
ber to fill the south dining room of
the Commercial club.
Peerless Advertising Man f v
r Guest at Big Dinner
George E., Reinv distributor for
the Peerless car gave a compliment
ary dinner at his home last night for
George E. Twitmyer, advertising
manager of the Peerless Motor Car
company of Cleveland. Mr. Twit
myer is assisting Mr. Reim in intro
ducing the Peerless in this territory
during the auto show. The factory
representatives and local sales force
for the Peerless were guests.
Mr. Twitmyer spoke briefly on the
Peerless policy and construction ol
the car., He stated that the principal
difference between the Peerless pol
icy and that of other manufacturers
of cars was that the Peerless were
manufacturers first and merchandis
ers second, while this policy was re
versed by most other companies.
Mayor Jim's Chain Letter
Scheme to Sell Thrift Stamps
Mayor Dahlman is one of the five
men to start a national chain letter
in behalf of the war savings stamp
C. M. Newman, president of the
Newman Real Estate company of El
Paso, Tex., conceived the idea. Mr.
Newman sent five government thrift
cards, each containing one 25-cent
thrift stamp, to five friends with a re
quest that each repeat the process.
Mr. Newman is a son of E. S. New
man, who owned the famous N-Bar
ranch along the Niobrara river, Ne-
braska. Mayor Dahlman spent the
first five years of his life in this state
on the N-Bar ranch as cowboy and
New Model Steams-Knight
Receives Favorable Comment
The Mclntyre-Hayward Auto com
pany display of Steams-Knight auto
mobiles at the auto show is attracting
a great deal of attention. The repu
tation of the. Knight motor is con
tested with far the beautiful design
and construction of the cars for pop
ularity. , -
One of the attractive features of the
Stearns-Knisrht car bodies is the sep
arated front seat making the rear
seat easily accessible to the driver's
seat A four-passenger roadster and
a convertable sedan proved the most
popular designs of the exhibit. ;
King Ferdinand Receives
German Terms for Peace
Amsterdam. March 1. The terms of
which the central powers are ready to
conclude peace with Roumania have
been communicated to King
Ferdinand by Count Czornin, Austro
Hungarian foreign minister, according
to Bucharest advices received by way
of Berlin. The king asked for a short
period which to consider the terms,
which was granted him.'
-The terms of the central powers as
' outlined in recent unofficial press dis
patches include cession of territory in
Dobrudja to Bulgaria and economic
preferences in Roumania for (Germany
and Austria. '
SOLDIERS FROM WAR
FRONT HISS BRYAN
Nebraska Commoner Gives
Uproarious Reception by
Fighting Men at
(By Aiaoetetcd Freta.)
Toronto, March 1. William Jen
nings Bryan was refused a hearing,
when he appeared at Massey hall here
last night, to address a prohibition
meeting under the auspices of the
Returned soldiers caused the dis
turbance by shouting various epi
thets. "What about the Lusitania?'
they also demanded in chorus.
The first disturbance came before
Mr. Bryan's entry, when the chairman
tola the audience they were to be
honored by listening to the fraternal
delegate of the Anti-Saloon league of
America, "one of the foremost citi
zens of our ally.
The chairman refrained from men
tioning Mr. Bryan's name as. long as
he could, but when it came out at last,
it was greeted by a chorus of cat calls
and cries, we don t want him. The
chairman appealed to the audience. It
was not a good thing for the city
what they were doing, he said, and
a bad thing for the cause we repre
sent" . ..
HOOTS FROM GALLERIES.
Then Mr. Bryan came in and pan
demonium broke loose. Most of the
audience stood up, waived handker
chiefs and cheered him, but the ang
wering hoots from the gallery out'
lasted the cheers.
For five minutes Mr. Bryan tried
to make himself heard, but it was no
use. The interruption kept right on
and the interrupters sang, Kule
Britanna." forcinsr the audience to
join in that, and "God Save the King."
iney inquired bdoui ine iusnania,
and sang "Over There" and "We
Won't Go Home Until Morning."
Men stood uo and shook their fists
at the American, ex-secretary ot state.
Soldiers showed the service button
on their coats and shouted defiance
at those who pleaded for a hearing
for the visitor.
Enthusiastic prohibitionists who
wished to hear Mr. Bryan, hurled
across the hall counter calls of put
them out" and "where's your fair
play?" The chairman was heard to
say something about ejecting the in
terrupters. He was greeted with
cries of "who's going to do it?"
Mr. Bryan took his seat.
John H. Roberts of Montreal,
made an attempt to speak, but was
Then a man of the army, medical
corps dressed in uniform was hoisted
on the platform.
"Boys they are fighting for freedom
at the front; they are. also fighting
for freedom of thought. Why should
we interrupt the meeting?" He ap
pealed to the gallery.
Ine anneal was in vain, "uoa sae
the Kins" was sung again, and the
soldiers in the gallery shouted, "Take
Bryan out, and we will walk out.
We'll let any man speak, but not a
After the bana naa piayea anotner
air, Mr. Bryan made a brief, but fu
tile attemot to make himself heard.
Then he took a chair to the edge of
the platform and talked to the re
porters, the noise never ceasing for
an instant. ' J , , . ;
Cornea By Invitation.
"I am here by invitation," said Mr.
Bryan. I come as the representative
of 25,000,000 of the American people
who have banded themselves : to
gether in various organizations for
the promotion of prohibition. I have
sDoken in one hall tonight before an
audience that gave me not only re
spectful, but enthusiastic attention.
"I nna mat less man a per ccm,
nrobiblv more nearly , less than 2
per cent of this audience refuses to
allow the rest of the audience to hear
me speak. Ordinarily those who in
terrupt a meeting are put out oecause
they refuse an overwhelming major
ity the right to hear. In this case. 1
am not willing that force should -be
used to eject the men from the hall.
I would rather that me meeting
should break up."
"Mv oatriotism is satisfactory to tne
president of the United States. It is
satisfactory to the cabinet of the
United States. It is satisfactory to
the congress of the United States.
There is not a single person in the
United States who can say that one
drop of blood in my veins is not loyal
to my country."
Mr. Bryan told the reporters that
his daughter was married to a British
engineer officer, that one of his grand
sons was a British subject and that
another was in the Navy department
"I sav this " he added, "that you
may know that I do not have to
apologize to anyone."
Mr. Brvan announced his readiness
to stay all night in the hall and try
to talk to the people. He said he
would. have no coercion, however.
"Enough men," he added, "are be
ing injured in our fighting to make
the world safe for democracy, with
out anyone being injured to give me
a hearing." , .
The former secretary of state
spoke for quite a while on the pro
gress of prohibition to those who had
crowded down to the platform, but
it, is doubtful if many of them could
hear him owing to the noise.
His remarks were punctuated by
the gallery spelling out "L-U-S-I-
T-A-N-I-A" yelling. "What about the
Lusitania" and singing, "Hail, Hail.
the Gangs All Here." The meeting
broke up when the audience joined
once more in singing, "God Save the
Mr. Bryan was given an attentive
hearing at the American Metropoli
tan church during the early evening,
the audience offering few interrup
tions. At the conclusion of his ad
dress, Mr. Bryan was greeted with
Naval Officer Killed.
Baltimore, ML. March l.Lieuten
ant Edward Cary Eichelberger, 27
years old, has been killed in a sea
plane accident in foreign service. His
mother received that informatoin
from the government tonight
Train Reported Wrecked.
LaFayette' Ind., March 1. Monon
passenger No. 3, Chicago to Louis
ville, and due here at 12:30 a. m., is
reported wrecked at Brookston, 20
miles north of this city.
Persistent Advertising Is the Road
Women Now Doing Work of Men
iiimiir ilium niHiiii i I n minim
on Railroads, From Shops to
Offices, Says Witness at Hearing
Washington, March L-
session of the railroad wage com
mission was held today to hear
Miss Pauline Goldmark, sister-in-law
of Associate Justice Brandeis,
tell of the employment of women on
She gave figures to show that
women are being hired in increas
ing numbers for heavy work, her
statement contradicting in some in
stances the testimony of railroad
Miss Goldmark appeared as rep
resentative of the Consumers'
League of New York and other or
ganizations. Her testimony was
given informally, and will not be
included in the record until she has
incorporated it in a formal state
ment. Do Everything Now.
Women first were employed in
any number by the railroads about
a year ago,' Miss Goldmark said, at
the instance of the railroad war
board. They were put in clerical
positions experimentally, but their
use has been extended until now
they are in the freight yards, sec
tion gangs, shops and roundhouses.
While much of the work is suit
able to them, many occupations in
volve heavy physical strain and
other hazards. Miss Goldmark
doubted the advisability of employ
ing women on section gangs for
work out of doors in all conditions
of weather and without proper at
tention to their physical welfare.
"In order that there shall be no
wasteful use of labor and to reduce
the turnover," she recommended,
"it is important to make an inves
tigation and standardize the work
for which women may be employed
SHELL KILLS 2 IN
U. S. SUPPLY TRAIN
Twenty American Soldiers
"Gassed" in German At
tack on the West
' (By Associated Press.)
With - the American Army in
France, March 1. A stray German
shell fell today on an American am.
munition train, killing two and
wounding four soldiers. A town be
hind the American lines was shelled,
one. soldier being killed and five
wounded. A dozen shells fell in the
The number of soldiers suffering
from the effects of the recent German
gas attack waa increased today by 20,
bringing the total gas casualties to 80.
The American artillery today ob
literated a mine throwing position
held by the enemy. .
A strong German attack following
a heavy fire ' barrage against the
American trenches in the Chemin Des
Dames sector was repulsed with
losses to the attackers. The well
placed American machine guns sent
streams of bullets into the advancing
enemy, and as the German barrage
fire lifted the American - artillery
quickly laid down a curtail! of fire,
the German! retiring without a single
NO AMERICAN CASUALTIES.
There were no American casualties.
Several ' French soldiers were
wounded during the fighting.
I he Americans stayed in their dug
outs until the proper time, when they
jumped to the guns and fought like
Yesterday one officer and one man
were killed, and two were wounded
And Did You Know
Pionttr 9f th
1 They add to manufacturing cost out
they form one of the many ways in
which Denby construction saves you
We have a' mighty interesting proposition to offer dealers in
Iowa, Nebraska and northern Kansas the richest agricultural dis
trict in America.
An opportunity for live, active men to secure a permanent, prof
itable connection such as is seldom met with. Get in touch with us
now. . .
(By Associated Press.)
A special before their numbers increase. One
railroad employs 4UU on one di
vision and another has a total of
1,517 women workers."
Lift Heavy Work.
Miss Goldmark declared white
women were lifting weights of as
much as fifty pounds in Work as
drill press operators.
"Are women used in England in
the same occupations, or in harder
work?" asked Secretary Lane, chair
man of the commission.
"They are used in England in the
operation of street railway services,
and also as station agents and in
other work in connection with the
operation of trains and shops," Miss
Goldmark said. She added that the
English were using increasing care
to provide mechanical equipment
for relieving the women from lift
ing heavy weights.
She told of investigating condi
tions at a factory ifl Zanesville. O.,
where many women are employed.
Doing Hard Labor.
"The majority of women at this
- plant," she said, "are engaged at
hard labor, such as loading scrap
iron, sorting scrap iron, wheeling
iron castings in wheel barrows,
etc. The women loading scrap iron
and sorting have no protection from
intense rays of sun or weather.
These women wear overalls and
large brim hats. They hand the iron
up from the ground to others in the
cars, who pile it. The hours are
nine hours a day, 54 hours a week,
with one-half hour for lunch; wages
20 cents an hour, and $1.50 deducted
each month for relief purposes. Men
are given 21 cents an hour for labor
of the same class."
by enemy shell fire. One American
soldier was "gassed." The Germans
made a gas attack also in this sec
tor, firing 50 projectiles of high per
cent gas and 20 high explosive shells.
One American soldier is dead and
eight are suffering from the effects
of poisonous gas, so far as reported,
but it is probable that more casualties
will develop as in the Toul sector.
There was an attack Monday, but
the number of casualties to the Amer
ican troops in this sector since they
became engaged cannot be deter
mined. All the killed and wounded
in these operations are from the New
Pershing Reports Dead.
Washington, Feb. 28. General
Pershing reported today one Ameri
can soldier killed in action on Febru
ary 26, the day of the German gas
attack; three dead from gas and
18 severely wounded on the same day.
Private Helmer E. Reylet of Har
lan, la., was killed in action.
Private Joseph A. Schumacher of
Bristol, Pa., and Sid Coleman of
Cord, Ark., died on February 26, and
Private George E. Galloway of Fair
mont, N. G, on February 27 from
Four Germans Held.
Detroit, Mich., March l.Federal
authorities tonight arrested four Ger
mans whom they accuse of conspiring
to dynamite Canadian factories.
For the arrest and conviction of
George Nelson, who has been
fraudulently collecting money for
subscriptions to The Omaha Bee.
He is not, and never has been, an
authorized agent for The Bee.
He is dark complexioned, has
brown eyes, is short in stature and
a stylish dresser.
Haa been operating in central
BEE PUBLISHING CO.
That there? are 105 replaceable
bushings in the 3-ton Denby, 102
in the 2-ton, and 66 in the 1-ton
Every part that wear will affect is pro
tected by one of these bushings. They
can be renewed when worn at a cost of
a few cents, and the truck is as good as
Card-Adams Motor Co.
2421 Farnam Street, Omaha
1240 O St., Lincoln
10th ind Locust Sti., Des Moines
Bodies All Over America Agree
to Combine Against Kaiser
After War Unless Action
Washington, March 1. An over
whelming vote in favor of a resolu
tion warning German business men
that an 'economic combination will
be formed against Germany, after the
war unless the danger of excessive
armament is removed by making the
German government a responsible in
strument controlled by the 'people,
was announced tonight by the cham
ber of commerce of the United States
at the conclusion of a preliminary can
vass of its organization members.
The vote as recorded to date is 1,204
A referendum on the resolution
was ordered on January 12, and copies
were sent to each of the 1,000 local
commercial and industrial organiza
tions comprising the national chamber.
Each organization has from one to 10
votes, according to its membership.
Will Give Big Party
For Basket Ball Teams
A party for the membeis of the
Church and Commercial basket ball
leagues will be given Tuesday night
atnhe Young Men's Christian asso
ciation. Both leagues have completed their
schedules and will meet a week before
beginning elimination exercises. The
winners of both leagues will play
against each other. The Nakens and
the Townsends, two evenly matched
teams of the Commercial league, will
play for the Red Cross Tuesday,
March 19. '
Bellevue College T7ins.
Bellevue college last night defeated
the Vagabonds of the local "Y." in a
close game, 17 to 16. "Swede" Ever
son starred for the Vagabonds, while
Probasco did best work for the col
legians. Anderson and Hitch, guards
of the Vagabonds, each made two
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Day? h Plea of Child
Dan Geddes, manager of the
truck department of the White
breast company of Lincoln, who is
in attendance at the auto show, is'
responsible for reporting the fol
lowing occurence in a Park avenue
home, where his wife is visiting
during the show.
In the household is a "young
American" who keeps constantly
up to date and at times is inclined
to be wild in his play around the
house. The mother, after repeated
warnings that his boisterous con
duct would have to be tamed down,
finally became exasperated and ex
claimed. "If you do not cease that
noise immediately I will give you
Imagine her surprise and con
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Have you forgotten that today is
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