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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 1918.
NAMES OF 28 U. S.
DEAD SENT OVER
BY GEN. PERSHING
Five Officers on Casualty List
Captain James E. Miller
Either Killed or Taken
i (By Associated Prm.)
Washington, March 18. Forty
fopr names appear on today's cas
ualty list issued by the War depart
ment, including that of Captain
James E. Miller, either killed in ac
tion or taken prisoner. Eight men
4re killed in action, six died from
wounds, 12 died from disease, one
did from accident, five were se
verely wounded and eleven were
Lieutenant John G. Kelly died from
an; accident; Lieutenant Edmund P.
Glbver was severely wounded and
Lieutenants John B. Graham and
George H. Pendleton were among
the slightly wounded. Of the eight
'"Mulled in act.on five previously had
been repor'ed wounded.
the list follows:
KILLED IN ACTION:
Sergeant Paul H. Long.
Robert L. Clausen.
William H. Hammet.
Morril B. Morrison.
Ira J. Rogers.
William T. Smith.
Trimble C. Sparks.
Ra7 C. Walden.
Privates Clausen, Morrison, Rog
ers, Smith and Walden have been
previously reported wounded.)
KILLED OR PRISONER:
Captain James E. Miller.
DIED PROM WOUNDS:
Charles H. Burke.
Robert D. West.
Crawford Z. Abies.
Moffard E. Breese. '
Frank A. Coyle.
Herman D. Gentry.
Spring Coals and Suits
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In Offering Today of Original Wooltex ModeU
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NOW, in tHa one fascinating
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The woman who is about to
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the latest authentic and accepted
In over a thousand smart Wool
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these fashions, now on display, are
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We do not say style is the $6U
reason for the remarkable success
and popularity of Wooltex Coats
Especially in vrar-time, women
who tare their eyes wide open to
every point, big and little, that
counts towards getting money's
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DIED OF DISEASE:
Sergeant Richard H. Ellis, menin
gitis. Corporal Charles Adams, pneu
monia. Cook Lloyd T. Freeman, pneu
monia. Private Elck J. Berg, pneumonia.
Private Grant H. Cutler, pneu
monia. Private Antoin Hillman, diphtheria.
Private Elmer Jackson, pneumonia.
Daniel F. Kelly, intestinal obstruc
tion. George Schwabauer, pneumonia.
John Sisson Slater, pneumonia.
Robert Wells Williams, diphtheria.
'Jonnie Wright, pneumonia.
DIED OF ACCIDENT: ,
Lieutenant John G. Kelly.
Wounded feverely: Lieutenant Ed
mund P. Glover, Corporal Oliver N.
Ginther, Mechanic William M. Max
well, Frivates Scott W. Harding,
John E. McCabe.
Wounded slightly: Lieutenants
John B. Graham, George H. Pendle
ton, Corporals Howard A. I.erch,
Dott A. Warren, Anthony Dicello,
Graham R. Negus; Donald B. Swept
ston, Privates Harry O. Jolly, John
H. McGlown, George llarrancourt,
Paul E. Weichel.
GERMAN SPY BUSY
WITHIN LINES OF
SAMMIES AT TODL
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clusivcly of New England units. The
division contained units from all the
New England states, troops from
Massachusetts having been especially
The identification of these troops
up to this time has been prohibited
by the censor. The restriction was
removed when it was discovered that
the Stars and Stripes, a newspaper
published by and for the troops of
the American expeditionary forces,
had contained in its latest edition a
story disclosing their identity.
American soldiers are still holding
the Mecklenburg trench, taken two
days agcr, and which it is now per
mitted to name. The anti-aircraft
guns of Luneville were extremely
busy today in driving off enemy airplanes.
and style features planned with
the utmost nicety to do just
what is expected of them. To be ex
act, we could tell you twenty-seven
distinct and important points of
superiority. From coast to coast,
discriminating women call these
Wooltex Points, because so many
of them are exclusive with Wooltex
If you are earnestly trying to
get more than ordinary style
and service from clothes, we
suggest that yon understand
Wooltex before you buy your
Easter Coats and Suits.
One store in your city, known
for its courtesy and its ability to
serve well, has the exclusive right
to sell Wooltex. The important
Easter Showing of Wooltex Coats
and Suits for Young Women is
now going on. Ask to have the
Wooltex Points explained.
The Store That Sells Wooltex
in your city b:
The House of Menagli
The Store That Sells Wooltex
IfoWs of Wltex Com and Suit for Yovng
WAY 800 YARDS
INTO FOE'S LINES
Germans Enter Trenches at
Various Points, But Are
Driven Back With Heavy
(By Associated Press.)
French and German troops have
been engaged in heavy fighting on
both sides of the Meuse in the
West of the river the French have
gained the enemy positions on a front
of about 1,400 yards to a depth of
800 yarns, while east of the river the
Germans were unsuccessful in strong
attacks on a six-mile front.
Sunday the Germans sent heavy
forces against the French positions at
Samogneux, north of the Bois de
Caurieres and near Pezonvaux. They
entered the French line at various
points. Violent French artillery fire
inflicted heavy loss on the attackers
and they were unable to hold onto the
trenches they had gained.
The French success west of the
river was made at Malancourt, west
of Dead Man hill. At the Cheppy
wood, immediately west of Malan
court, the French late Friday pene
trated trenches on a front of 800
metres to a depth of 300 metres. After
destroying the positions, the French
returned with 80 prisoners and seven
machine guns. East of Rheims, in the
Champagne, German troops momen
tarily gained a footing in French po
sitions west of Vaudesincourt, but
suffered heaviiy under a French coun
ter attack, which restored the situa
tion. Down Twenty-three German Planes.
British airmen persist in their
bombing raids against military targets
and have accounted for 23 more Ger
Having occupied Odessa and Niko
layev, important naval and grain
norts. the Germans in southern Rus
sia continue 'heir advance northward
from the B'ack sea toward Kherson,
tt WMtf Dmigntn i
an important commercial center and
capital of the province of the same
The ill-Russian congress of Soviets
has declared Moscow to be the Rus
sian capita! and it is said that all
government and military effects have
been removed from Petrcgrad The
bolshevik leaoers, although they urged
and obtained ratification of the Ger
man peace treaty, are said to have
little hope tnat the treaty will bring
peace and are calling upon th: local
Soviets to form military organizations
with which to combat the Germans
should their invasion continue fur
ther into the heart of Russia.
On the British Front in Flanders,
Sunday, March 17. The important
coast sector of the western front,
which for considerable time has
been held by the French, has been
taken over ry the Belgians.
That King Albert's new army has
been able to assume this additional
burden speaks highly for the condi
Jion of this comparatively small fight
ing machine, which has battled so
valiantly from the beginning On a
recent visit to the Belgian front
there the correspondent learned that
the Belgians had effected a great im
provement in their organization dur
ing the winier months and certainly
the morale of troops and officers
seems at the highest pitch.
Lieutenant Colonel De Ceyninck,
the minister of war, informed the cor
respondent that it sometimes had been
difficult to restrain the Belgian sol
diers until the proper moment for ac
tion came. The war minister seemed
to reflect the general voice of the
army when he said:
"Whenever the call comes we shall
be waiting to respond with every atom
of strength we have."
Urge New Water Power
Laws to Meet War Needs
Washington, March 18. The ad
ministration's water power legislation
was advocated at a hearing before the
house interstate commerce commit
tee today as rtfceRary, because of in-
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dustrial expansion, due to the war.
Secretary Lane, who was to have ap
peared, will speak for the bill later
in the week.
C. C. Merrill of the forestry service
was the principal witness today.
Many Men on the
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ers swept forward into the German
second line. Our men rem red
nearly an hour in the German posi
tions, and retired after inflicting .Tuch
damage and capturing considerable
quantity of material.
"There has been a decided increase
in sniping, owing to more favorable
"We kept up a vigorous bombard
ment on the rear areas opposite our
"Near the Swiss border, where an
other detachment of our men are in
the trenches, hostile bombardments
"The arrival of our secretary of war in
France is noted. During the last week
the secretary has had interviews with
the leading French authorities and is
about to undertake a careful inspec
tion of our schools, training areas,
rest camps, as well as those sectors
of the front where our forces are in
On West Front.
"The western front, from the North
Sea to the Aisne. was the scene of
much hard fighting.
"The Germans carried out a num
ber of air raids against London and
Paris. Allied aviators raided German
industrial centers of the Rhine region.
In the Italian theater the arrival
of more hostile units and the concen
tration of m..terial coming from Ger
many is noted in the area east and
west of the' Lake of Garda, which
would point to hostile operations
having" Verona and Brescia as their
In the eastern theater the chief
operation of the week culminated in
the capture of Odessa. The occupa
tion of Odessa will no doubt be of
economic importance to the enemy.
In Finland fighting continues.
German infantry has landed at Abo
and the arrival of important addition
al German forces on the Aland islands
In Palestine the British have pushed
their lines 18 miles north of Jeru
S I X
Six is tested on
country roads and
dty streets by Westcott
engineers before It leave
the factory. The West
cott Builders make sure
that the ear yxm run will
give you typical West
cott service. Only a
builder whose policy is
to produce a limited
number of cars can test
each car in this way.
Savon Models, S1S90 to ttTM
f. o, b. Sprinffeld, Ohio
Let an dmoiutraM all th.
CARL CHANGSTROM, Pras.
2020-22 Farnam St
I LECTURE !
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! Christian Science I
i John Randall Dunn, C. S.
of St. Louis
" Member of the Board of Lectureship
I of tha First Church of Christ,
5 Scientist, in Boston, Mass. !
March 19, at 8 O'clock
In the Omaha
Given by First, Second and
Third Churches of Christ,
The Public is Cordially
1 Invited 1
I Admission Free f
A delicious soft drink.
A natural tonic.
At grocers', at druggUtV, in
fact at all places where good
drinks arc sold.
H. A. Steinwaader, Distributor
1517 Nicholas St. Douf . 3842.
APOLLO Harney 1806
28th and Leavenworth Sta.
Today and Wednesday at 7 and 8t4S
Thomas H. Inc. Super-Spectacle
A Picture You Will Not Forget.
For Plattsmouth Election
Plattsmouth, Neb. March 18.
(Special.) Saturday night the repub
licans held a convention and nomi
nated the following candidates for city
election: H. A. Schneider, mayor; W.
J. Streight, treasurer; George R.
Sayles, city clerk; C. A. Marshall and
r- CJhe fashion Center for Women0
for Sport Wear
A showing of authentic new
styles developed in many fine
materials permitting of ample
range for selection. Colors are
delightful $10.50 to $35.
New models in attractive ging
hams Very practical and be
coming $4.50 $5 $7.50
Built for Service
Fine ribbed black cotton hose
Pony hose, light, medium or
heavy weight 40c
Silk lisle Pony hose-finely rib
Fibre hose 75c.
Sturdy good looking hose with
a certainty of good service
Vaudeville nnrt rholoiilnyn
SWISS SONG BIRDS
Alpine Slngera and Yoilelcru
MARKEE & MONTGOMERY
"FTJN AT THE SKASHORE"
Singing ana Dancing
KINGSBURY & MUNSON
"THE DEVIL IN POSSESSION"
MATTUS & YOUNG
"TWO DANCIKO BITS"
WM. S. HART in
"THE SILENT STUANfiKR"
A thrilling Flay o
Matinoas Today and Wednesday, 25c
THE SMAKItK 1)2:1
America's Greatest Colored Show
Prices 25c, 35c, SOc, 7Sc.
10 Days, Start
Matinees Sat., Sun., Wed. and Sat.
A. H. WOODS Claims
Prlce-NIMi. 0c, 75o, .'
M .i-JI0r. 750. 11.10 SFAT8 NOW ON SALE.
"The Naughty Princess"
Billy Montgomery & George Perry
Bessie Rempel and Players;
Kanaiawa Boys; Doc O'Neil; The
Jordan Girls; Ruth Osborn; Or
pheum Trarcl Weekly.
"OMAHA'S FUN CENTER"
CZCEv't... 25c. 50c. 75c. $1
Hsrry Hiitlmt, rounder ot Hutlngt. Neb.. Prnt
THE HASTINGS tHOW
FUtur. DAN COLEMAN JrL
Gonnons Mttlrtn Include the Und of Rrspea. '-
beret Kooi liaraen. me riuw u, ,
of the U-Boat. i.iks nue
honor Brother Coleman.
LADIES' DIME MATINEE WEEK DAYS
Sat Mat. t Wk.: Jack Conway 'Liberty Olrli
.Un uicubEsnAV. DAILY MAT. 2:15
iniiirc nc iinriit Chicago winter
fOLLIES DC VCGUt GARDEN GIRLS
2IRA'S LEOPARD'S Six ACTS Six
"Si'iT1 The Hcuse of Ha e
Las let Free This Afteniooe. Pret Hill ad stter 13
by MAY TULLV
I WANT LOVE LETTERS!
In fact, so badly that I'll give $25.00 for the most
"eloquent" one written me before March 20th.
F. E. Schlater. members of the Board
of Education; councilmen, Frank F.
Buttery, C. E. Whitaker and Robert
A message received Saturday night
tells of the death of T. N. Julian at a "
hospital at Santa Fe, N. M. Mr. Julian
was 51 years old and had lived- in
Plattsmouth 20 years. The body wilt
be brought here for burial. He leaves
tv.o sons and three daughters.
The Blouse Store
Dainty new blouse
fashions for spring
and summer occa
sions. $3.50, $5 & $6.50
Undergarments to suit every
preference Spring Superior
Union Suits in all weights with
short or long sleeves, ankle or
three quarter length. Regular
sizes and stouts
B. V. D. athletic garments also
Mansco the union suit with the
side opening Union Suits and
two piece garments in . cotton
and light weight wool. Winsted
and Sluttgarter makes.
SJeeping garments-night shirts
and pajamas in crepe-madras-nainsook
muslin, pongee and
silk mixtures Faultless, Univer
sal and' Brighton makes. Sizes
15 to 20 with extra sizes for
stout and unusually tall men.
The Men' Shop
A step to the left as you enter.
"A WIDOW'S MIGHT"
"THE BELL HOP"
Today and Wednesday
"BROWN Of" HARVARD"
Thurs., William S. Hart.
"Dodging a Million"
Today and Wednesday
GLADYS LESLIE in
"The Wooingr of Princess Pat"
Thursday Mrs. Vernon Castle
In a Superb Production
"Courage of the Commonplace"
LOTH R OP2--
Today DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS
in "THE GOOD BAD MAN"
Today MARY ANDERSON in
"WHEN MEN ARE TEMPTED"
No. 11 VENGEANCE AND THE WOMA
24th and Ames
Last Times Today
DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS in
"A MODERN MUSKETEER"
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