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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 1918.
OF U. S.
ON TOUL FRONT
Since Sunday Teutons Have
Left Americans in Peace;
French Make 600 Metres
Gain in laid.
(By Associated Press.)
Since Sunday the Germans have
eft the Americans in comparative
.teace in their sector near Toul.
Prohahlv finHtnir that their xifmnt
t& foravs were too rnstlv. thpw hav
failed to launch further attacks nd
even have cut down materially their
artmery lire ana gas shell bombard
Again the American gunners have
worKea navoc among the Germans by
heavily shelling a large cantonment
.where troops are assembled.
Near Warneton, southeast of Ypres,
tne Australians have carried out a
big raid against enemy positions, kill
ing at least SO of the German defend
ers, destroying dugouts and bringing
prisoners. Around t,ens, the Ger
mans have begun a rather intensive
: bombardment against the British
troops besieging the great coal cen
French Make Gain.
Nearest annrnarh tn a hier hittl
an the western front has occurred
between the French and Germans in
the Verdun sector. Here the French
troops carried out a brilliant attack
against the Calonne trenches and pen
etrated the German positions as far
as their fourth line.
The point of penetration was over
a iront 01 i,W metres and to a depth
of 600 metres, and-160 prisoners were
taken in the operation. Attempted
attacks by the Germans north of
iU r"u! j.. n ii. . K
"'v minium uca udincs, near ine lua-
lincourt wood and in Lorraine went
tor naught, owing to the accuracy
of the French fire.
In Palestine, Genera! AHenby's
forces again have dealt the Turks a
hard blow, driving forward their front
aiong u miles to a maximum depth
Of 3.000 vards. Little Onnnsitinn ra
encountered by the British command
er against tne uttomans, whose mor
ale seems to be deteriorating with
each fresh attack.
Military operations along the west-
-eru ironi in r ranee ana Belgium daily
are growing in magnitude until it
seems apparent that fierce battles can
not much longer be delayed.
FLEE TO SAFETY
Stockholm, Monday, March 4. The
members of the British, French and
Italian embassies, who left Petrograd
last week, are now at Helsingfors, ac
cording to information reaching the
American legation here. The Swed
ish government- will be asked to use
its good offices to obtain a train to
carry the diplomats to Tornea, on the
Two hundred and fifty other en
tente nationals, including some Amer
icans, are now at Abo, on the western
coast of Finland. They have been ad
vised to attempt to reach territory tin
ker control of the Finnish govern
ment, as Sweden will not likely send
ships to Abo. ' v
African Warrior Is Killed
Enacting Movie Scenario
New York, March 4. Word of the
. death by drowning near Johannes-
burg, South Africa, of Colonel Jo
hann W. Colenbrander, known for
his leadership of various commands
in campaigns against the African na
tives and Beers, was received here
today He was over 60 yea,rs of age
The veteran warrior, whose body was
literally covered with scars of spear
wounds received in encounters in the
African jungle, was playing a part in
a moving picture production when he
fell from his horse while fording a
river. He drowned before rescuers
could reach him.
American Embassy Attache
Arrives at Pacific Port
A Pacific Port, March 4. (Jap
tain J. G. Miller, who has been in
Petrograd as military attache of the
American embassy, arrived here on a
liner from the Orient.
He said there is only one passenger
train a week operated on the trans
Siberian railroad. Harbin, he asserted,
is overflowing with wealthy Russians
who have fled from the districts
controlled by bolsheviki.
Mother and Baby Knocked
Down by Automobile Truck
Mrs. Jack L. Norton, S66 South
Twenty-eighth street, and her 2-year-old
baby, Ebby, were struck and
knocked down by a motor truck while
waiting for a street car at Twenty
eighth and Leavenworth streets Tues
day morning. Their injuries are not
serious. The driver of the car, R. G.
Mohr, 3441 South Fifteenth street, as
serted he could not see Mrs. Norton
owing to the side curtains on his car.
Plunkett's Son Taken
On Sinn Fein Charge
London, March 4. The Central
News reports that George Plunkett,
son of Count Plunkett, was arrested
this morning with a number of Sinn
Feiners in the Boyle district in con
nection with cattle and land raiding
Brie) City News
LEWEIXTN H. LAWSON. brother
cf C. S. Lawson, 3221 Harney street,
died at Trinidad, Colo., of pneumonia.
The body will be brought to Omaha
Tuesday. Burial will be in Council
U I tiffs.
MRS. ESTHER FOBES, resident ot
Omahk for 36 years, died at the home
of he? sister, Mrs. M. - Rutter, 2851
Manderson street. She was 57 years
old. Funeral services will be held at
the residence of the sister at 2 o'clock
Tuesday. Interment will be in Laurel
Hts Boot rrtDt It Nw Buoos Preea.
Lighting Fixtures. Bnrgess-Granden
Root. C Draesedow & Co., stocks
ana oonas ana local securities, 860
umana Nat Bank Bids.
New Fire Station City commis
sioners are considering a proposition
to buy Eagle hall In Florence for use
as a nre engine house.
Five TXr cent on savinra bata So
per cent in the prospectus. S-vinjrs are
sare na wunin reach at all times.
Nebraska Savings & Loan Ass'n, 211
s. lain st.
Enlarge Post Hospital New addi
tions to the post hospital at Fort
Omaha are almost completed. Th
hospital is now large enough to con
tain sa hospital beds.
Leaves for Kansas City Federal
judge woodrough went to Kansas
City Monday night, where he will pre
side in federal court for three days,
returning to Omaha Saturday.
Auto Restrictions Superintendent
Kugei or tne police department will
direct that automobiles and taxis shall
not be parked in downtown-places
where they will interefere with the
operation of the near-side street car
Patrick Scannell Dies Isaws has
Just been received of the death of Pat
rick Scannell. father of B. J. Sea
nell of this city, which occurred at
Lawrence, .Mass., on Sunday,
Referred to Planners A recom
mendation of the Chamber . of Com'
merce for opening of Twenty-second
street, Howard to Farnam streets, has
been referred by city, council -to city
planning commission for investiga
tion and report.
Enroute to Camp Two hundred of
the South Dakota boys, members ot
the national army, are in Omaha en
route to Camp Funston, where they
will go into training. They comprise
the last 20 per cent of the call' that
went out last fall.
State Baok of Omaha, corner Six
teenth and Harney streets, pays 4 per
cent on time deposits; 8 per cent
on savings accounts. All deposits in
this bank are protected by the de
posltors' guarantee fund of the state
of Nebraska. Adv.
New Improvement Club Lincoln
Improvement club is the name of a
new organization formed Monday
night at a meeting In the Lincoln
school auditorium. The discontlnu
ance of the Southeast Improvement
club some time ago necessitated a
new club being formed. . Another
meeting vill be held next Monday
night for the draft of by-laws and
election of .. .cers.
Aid Relkf Drive The Advertising
Selling league, meeting at the Fonte-
nelle hotel Monday night, heard Wil
liam F. Baxter present the need of the
Armenian and Syrian people and at
once entered into the plan to make
Omaha's campaign next week a suc
cess. Mr. Baxter said this city will
make a big drive next week to raise
$45,000. Many members of the league
volunteered to help.
Insurance Men Score The results
of the first semester examinations of
the junior night class of the Crelgh
ton university law school show three
insurance men as leaders of the class.
D. Cranny, connected with the
Travelers' Insurance company of
Hartford. Conn., was first C. E
Walsh, formerly with the Woodmen
of the World, but now with the Cud
ahy Packing company, was secon and
J. P. Moore, Jr., with Woodmen of the
World, was third.
Captain Charles J. Glidden ot Fort
Omaha, who has driven an automobile
100,000 miles, twice around the world
and is the donor of the Glidden trophy
for touring in this country, will de
liver an illustrated lecture at the Hotel
Fontenelle on Thursday, March 7, at
8:30 n. m.. for the benefit of the Oma
ha Girls' club. Subject, "The world
and Its People as Seen from the Mo
tor Car." Captain Glidden's lecture
is illustrated by over 800 photographs.
Admission 60 cents Adv.
Fine fireplace goods at Sunderlands.
Fame for Emerald Isle!
Hogan Succeeds Casey
W. T. Hocan was confirmed by the
cityf council as health inspector to
succeed Patrick Casey. Hogan was
administrator of county charities.
SAVE 1 YEAR
Trenton, N. J, March- 4.
Losses from fire aggregated
$230,000,000 in 1917 and were
larger than in any previous year
except one, 1906, in the nation's
history, according to a com
munication received today by
the New Jersey State Council of
Defense from the Council of
National Defense. The San
Francisco earthquate and con
flagration occurred In 1906,
The communication asserts
that a particularly ominous fea
ture of the situation is a recent
great increase in the number of
fires of incendiary origin in
places where they were effective
in discouraging industry.
you remark about ita
wholesome sweet taste.
This ia not "put there"
but is developed from'
the wheat and barley of
which it is made bf
twenty hours' cooking
under exact conditions
And another point!
This sweetness never dis
turbs digestion. It is
natural sweetness not
added, and is just what
the body requires for
energy for the day's work.
"There's a Reason "
OVER FOR TRIAL
Former Dance Hall Proprietor
Accused of Attacking Crip,
pled Girl; Juvenile Au
thorities Push Case.
Chris Thompson, former proprietor
of a dance hall at Twentieth street
and Missouri avenue, was bound over
'to district court on $2,000 bonds by
Judge Madden in police court Tues
day morning on a charge of attacking
Nellie Butlinger, a little crippled girl
who lives at Twenty-third and P
Thompson pleaded not guilty.
The girl took the stand and told
that Thompson- visited her twice
while she was at home alone. Her
mother is dead and her father, an em
ploye at the Union stock yards, is
away from home much of the time.
Dr. F. O. Beck, who attended the
girl, testified that Thompson consulted
him in regard to her condition and
paid a portion of the expenses in
curred in treating her.
George Butlinger, father of the girl,
was called to the witness stand.
Miss Esther Johnson, juvenile offi
cer and secretary of the Omaha Asso
ciation for the Betterment of Boys
and Girls, told the court how the case
had been called to her attention.
, Twenty members of the Betterment
association were present at Thomp
Deputy County Attorney Abbott
acted as prosecutor at the hearing.
Omaha Men Instrumental
In Meatless Suspension
Officials at the Exchange building
at the stock yards were instrumental
in causing the food administration to
suspend porkiess Saturday and meat
less breakfast. The suggestion to do
away with some of the restrictions
in regard. to eating meat was sent to
Administrator Hoover by an official
of the Live Stock Exchange more
than two months ago and the con
gested market and the discouraging
effects on heg production were ex-
School Teacher Opposed
To Government Dismissed
Anarchistic utterances of Miss
Esther I-arson, a teacher in Avery
school, Sarpy county, caused her to
be summarily dismissed by the school
Miss Larson is a member of a re
ligious organization known as "The
Church of God, or Soul Sleepers," of
which Almus Adams of Omaha is
the head, and which is opposed to
"When given a second chance by
the board to retract her unpatriotic
statements and support the govern
ment she strode defiantly to the
blackboard and wrote, 'My answer is
no,' " said W. R. Patrick, board mem
ber, "so of course we had to dismiss
Self-Denying School Board
Agrees to Suffer Leaky Roof
In its dingy room up under
the roof o.' the city hall, the Omaha
board of education held a brief meet
ing last night, transacting routine
One member, pointing to the walls
from which on every side the paint
hangs in great peelings because the
roof leaks, begged that a trifling sum
be devoted to repairing the roof and
renovating the walls.
Then up sroke Sam Burns declaring
that the roof cannot be mended while
it is raining and when it isn't raining
it doesn't need mending. And,
though the room looks like the third
act scene of "East Lynne," the
economical and self-denying board
declined to ask that it be repaired.
F..A. Brogan called attention to the
fact that the clearing house banks of
Omaha, are carrying the school war
rants until funds are available for
"They are doing this purely as a
public service to the extent of about
$250,000," he said.
Maude Evelyn Wedge of Sioux
City, la., and George Victor Marshall
of Camp Funston were married by
Rev. Charles W. Savidge Monday.
Twenty Year Record
"I have used Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy for 20 years with
the best results' writes Mrs.
M. F. Francis. Nashport, Ohio.
8:30 A.M. to 6 P. M.
" EVERYBODY STORE"
8:30 A. M. to 6 P. M.
Tuesday, March 5, 1918-
-STORE NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY-
-Telephone Douglas 137
Announcing for Wednesday
An Uncommon Sale of
At $3.50, $3.95, $4.50, $5.00 and $5.95
Plans Were Laid Months Ago Which Enable Us to Offer You This Sale of "Smocks" at
Prices Remarkably Low for Garments of Such High Character
QmAVlTa'' Just the 8ort of arment tnat appeals to discriminating women, simpie stylish usefulinexpensive one of the cleverest
OIIlULlYb entries in the field of "sports," for the garden, street, and home wear, presented in models as practical as they are charming.
We Illustrate But Nine of the Many Charming Models Offered to You Wednesday
The materials are the most desirable, including "Wonder-lin," "Trouville," "Japanese Crepe," "Triconette," etc. Hand smocked in variegated
V SDrinff shades: VOU mav choose from white with a ssorterl floral nartprna anrl on)nreA mrtViW olft in attrartivfl folftHnff.
Too much stress cannot be brought to bear on the real, true value
importance of this announcement, because there is every evidence that
"smocks" are to be in even greater demand the coming season than ever
before, not alone for their practicability, but their simplicity, stylish
ness and satisfying comfort. ,
Sale starts Wednesday, at 8:30 A; M.
Featuring Model A at $5.00
A particularly attractive smock embroidered with black and out
lined with gold. Plaited panel front. Round Jap neck," slip-over style,
colors green, Copenhagen, and rose. The price, $5.00. '
Illustrating Model B at $4.50 ,
Another charming model of Wonder-lin in white with embroidery
in rose and black. Tie of black silk, yoke back, finished with em
broidery in assorted colors. Price $4.50. '
Then Here's Model C at $4.50'
A becoming smock bf Trouville in rose color and Copenhagen, with
collar of white Wonder-lin. Beautifully embroidered in assorted col
ors. Price $4.50."
You'll Like Model D-at $3.95
Made of Wonder-lin in slip-over style. Round neck, deep turn
back cuffs and large pockets. The colors are gold, Copenhagen, and
rose, also1 white with black embroidery. Price $3.95.
Here's Another, Model E at $5.95
Fine Japanese crepe, with deep pockets, turn-back cuffs and flat
collar. Trimmed with cretonne in fruit designs. An especially attrac
tive garment for garden wear. The colors are leather, green, and rose.
A Simple, Stylish Model, F at $3.50
And very inexpensive, too. Made of white Wonder-lin and em
broidered in variegated, colorings, slip-over style with belt. White
only. Price $3.50. v (
This "Red Cross" Model, G at $3.50
This exquisite model is made of Wonder-lin with Red Cross de
signs embroidered on yoke. Smart collar effect, slip-over style. A
pretty and becoming garment, at $3.50.
Another Slip-Over Model, H at $5.00
A very charming smock of Triconette, in white, rose, and gold,
with embroidery in pink, light blue, and nile green. The price, $5.00.
And Then Model I at $5.00
White Triconette with black embroidery and patent leather belt.
Coat model, especially smart for sports wear. The price, $5.00.
Burf.tt-Nath Co. Second Floor
C MOCKS For Chil-
dren and Juniors
An attractive display, in-'
eluding such materials as
linons, crepes and voiles, ,
beautifully embroidered in
vivid contrasting shades.
Ages 4, to 16 years. Prices,
$3.75 to $6.50.
are given over to this of
feringand there will be
plenty of salesladies to
help you with your selec
tion if so desired.
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