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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 1918.
GERMANS ABANDON TRFMHES
BEFORE FIRE OF AMERICANS
"Peace in July" Says Letter Taken From Body of Dead
German; Whole United States Front In Fever
Heat at News of Great Offensive.
With the American Army in France, Sunday, March 24.
For the third successive day German artillery today bombarded
heavily with gas shells a certain town within the American
Today's bombardment was made in two periods, each a
half hour in length. Many gas shells and a few high explosive
shells fell on the American positions.
American artillery on the Toul sec-O-
tor continued today to shell effective
ly enemy first line and communica
tion trenches, the town, St. Baussant.
and the billets and dumps north of
Many of the American shells have
fallen in the German trenches and
the first two lines in, at least, one
place have been virtually abandoned.
One American patrol freely in
spected this point in the enemy line
without" molestation last night, and
this morning and remained there sev
eral hours. There have been no con
tacts between the infantry during the
last 24 hours.
Bombs Rain Down.
An enemy airplane early this morn
ing; cut off its engines at a great
height over the American lines, north
west of Toul, and planned down.
When close to the ground it dropped
a quantity of bombsj Some were of
a new variety, which explode in mid
air with :. blueish-red flash and give
off a cloud of mustard gas. Being
v heavier than the air. the mustard
gas quickly descended toward some
of our battery positions and a road.
Afte.- thevmachine disappeared the
German gas shell bombardment be
gan. Another enemy airplane hovered
over the town, while the bombard
ment with gas shells was in progress.
Drive Off Enemy Planes.
The weather was especially suitable
today for aerial work and the Ger
mans took advantage of it. On one
portion of the sector, 14 enemy air
planes crossed between noon and 6
o'clock iri the evening, while four
friendly ones were over the Ameri
can line in the same period. One
group of seven enemy machines, ap
parently on a bombing expedition,
was discovered at midnight and driven
off by the rapid fire of American anti
An American patrol has brought
in quantities of valuable papers from
the bodies of five Germans killed in
a shell hole by American artillery fire
a few days ago. Among the papers
taken from an elderly soldier was a
letter from his daughter, Saying:
Peace In July.
"We art being told now that peace
will surely come in July or , August
Everybody was highly elated when
the news of the Russian peace was re
ceived." The entire American contingent
from generals to privates eagerly
awaits news from the British front.
All are confident that the Germans
eventually will be defeated severely,
even if they should strike hard at the
outset. The German offensive is the
sole topic of discussion on the Ameri
can sector. Official communications
are caught by wireless operators and
newspapers are circulating rapidly
along the front.
You can secure a maid, stenogra
pher or bookkeeper by using a Bee
BIG GERMAN GUN '
ROUTS ALL PARIS
FROM BED EARLY
(Continued From I'm One.)
sation xvas the new battle of the
Somme, which is generally compared
It is to be hoped that the gun which
shelled Parts will very shortly be
silenced, says the Figaro, which gives
the following quotation from a man
who was said to be in a position to
Hunt Monster Weapon.
"The 380-millimetre gun which
bombarded Dunkirk two years ago
from a distance of 25 miles, Avas lo
cated by our airplanes and soon put
out of action. The same methods will
be adopted with regard to the 240
millimetre gun which has been bom
barding Paris for the last two days.
Since Saturday our airplanes have
been looking for it and the fact that
it stopped firing is due, perhaps, to
their arrival. It will not be long be
fore the gun is definitely placed; then
its career will soon be over."
The military authorities, according
to another morning newspaper, are
convinced that the Germans are using
two new guns, while Richard Arapu,
the military expert of L'Oeuvre, be
lieves there is a whole battery of
In Italy When Weather 0. K.
Washington, March 25. A formid
able Austro-German offensive in
Italy as soon as natural conditions
permit, is forecast in official dis
patches from Rome today, which say
Austrian divisions continue to arrive
without interruption and are, taking
up positions on the front.
Austro-German artillery is receiv
ing reinforcements daily, the dis
patches say, while new aviation camps
and additional ammunition deposits
are observed to be under construction.
The opinion prevails in military
circles at Rome that the German
offensive will break with extreme
violence on the Franco-British front
followed by an immediate Austro
German offensive on the Italian front.
FIVE DEAD AND
ONE PRISONER ON
Twelve Americans Severely
Wounded in Fighting; Miss
ing Sammie Known to Be
in German Prison.
Washington, March 25. General
Pershing's' casualty list, which reach
ed the War department late last night,
is as follows:
Died of accident: '
PRIVATE ANTHONY ROMAN
OSKI. Died of disease:
SERGEANT JULE HAUSTON.
PRIVATE FRANKLIN COOPER.
PRIVATE JOSEPH F. COVERT.
PRIVATE ERNEST L. -STAFFORD.
Wounded severely: Private Jacob
Wounded " slightly: Lieutenant
Royal Tharp, Corporal Arnold Cari
co; Privates Carter A. Dillingham,
William Dunsmuir, Charles L. Fuller,
Albion O. Gross, James McDanielion,
Mark A. Resnick) Dan Sandors, Major
M. Shelton, Harry Shepherd, Burton
Previously reported missing, now
reported as prisoner: Private Chris
tian A. Sorenson.
M'ADOO SAYS LOAN
TO BE 3 BILLION
AT 41-4 PER CENT
(Continued From Page One.)
throughout the United States in the
same manner as the proceeds of the
Liberty loans. ,
"I am sure that the people will re
spond to the third Liberty loan with
the same loyalty and enthusiasm that
characterized their support of the
first two loans. The great events
now happening in France must fire
the soul of every American with a
; 1 i .
NEWPORT (to left) -Extremely
handsome. Wooltex designing
and tailoring at its Lett. Of
silvertone velour in beige, pea
cock,dove fully lined with peau
de cygne, w, 3125.
PASADENA (nter)-JVofe the
clever throw collar onthi Velour
do Kashmir model. Smart effect
also when open at neck, lots
can set this in such ultra shades
as chinchilla, peacock, ermite.
PLAZA (to right) Hrra smart
bustle suggestion in the double
ripple effect the latest style '
touch, always found in Wooftex
designing. Of fine serge in
black, navy, infantry or tan
with overollar of pmu de soie.
e Ask More?
I j ERE an important an-
nouncement, not only to
JLl.1L the woman "who har keen
style judgment, but to one who
is not afraid of the straight truth
about garment values. f
Today, in one of the very best
stores in town, there is a special
exhibit of Wooltex Tailored Coats
and Suits. This is not merely an
offering of Spring styles, but is in:
tended to bring to an issue the
whole question of: "What does a
j woman really get for her clothes
You have read about the scarcity of
wool, the difficulty in getting killed
tailors in war time, the critical dye
situation. And, knowing these things
are soyou have been willing to pay
a fair advance in price
But it is not these things that de
stroy real garment value half so much
as certain hidden abuses right in the
garment trade abuses that too few
women have even had a hint of,
( Take, for instance, the fact ' that
nearly two-thirds of all medium-priced
Goats and Suite are cut and sewed by
untrained and obscure needle-workers
in the unhealthy slums of the great
cities. No standards of tailoring , or
fabrics are, or can be, preserved.
Jatf &0tjt$S1k sXSJSSsltf
ABDSLEY TW m has the j
smart' new ripple jacket, an in.
stance of Wooltex clever design'
ing. The exquisite finish can
hardly be suggested in the pic
ture. Comes in Imperial serge
black, navy, infantry, tan or
rookie with due white pique
over-collar. See this stunning
Thousands of these ignorant workers
are held to their sweatshop tasks by
so-called "manufacturers." Garments'
made under such deplorable conditions
need much pressing and stretching be
fore they are presentable even for first
appearance. You may be buying these
slum-made garments without knowing
it at the time -many a supposedly
reputable store will sell them to you if
How can a woman avoid such
farments? Where is she to go for
er Spring clothes?
We can tell you of one store in this
f city which has now on display Coats
and Suits that are designed by America's
foremost fashion artists and are tai
lored exquisitely of all-wool fabrics in
the happy, sun-lit factories of The H.
Black Company, of Cleveland.
Every one of these choice garments
bears the Wooltex Label and as a
thorough guarantee of pure wool fab
rics, unbeatable tailoring done under
ideal working conditionsand as proof
of the Wooltex Tailors direct respons
ibility for your satisfaction. v
The Store That Sells Wooltex in this
city is : v
THE HOUSE OF MENAGII
The Storm That Sella Wooltex
1613 Farnam Street
Makers of Wooltex Coats and Suits
for Young Women
No. 15 Trilby 8 Exempt
Men from War Service
Dallas, Tex., March 25. While
some exemption boards have ietn
weighing the claims of objectcrs
to military services who had te
vived long forgotten dependents
two Texans willing to serve mve
received honorable discharges te
cause the army decided it w.juld
put too great a strain on the Uu;t(d
States government to keep them in
The recruits recently were dis
charged from Camp Travis at San
Antonio because of the high price
of leather. Both were negrres
from the Texas bottoms and ooth
were valiant in their wishes to
"get" the German emperor. If
either could have stepped on him
it would have ended the war.
Each would have worn No 15
shoes if the army could have sup
plied them. It was estimated that
shoes would have to be made to
order for them at a cost of a
pair, and so they were sent back to
new edtermination to furnish all the
dollars and all the material resources
of America that are needed to put an
end to the execrable atrocities of Ger
man militarism. Defeat faces the
kaiser.- Let us hasten it by asserting
America's might with increased vigor
in concert with our gallant comrades."
Aurora Schools Report
Big Sale of Saving Stamps
Aurora, Neb.. March 25. (Special.)
The total subscriptions to the war
savings campaign in Hamilton county
will aggregate about $350,000. Jhe
quota for the county is $271,000. At
the school house meeting in Aurora
Friday afternoon, $61,000 was sub
scribed. The outside school dis
tricts have uniformly reported larger
amounts than their quota. ;
The second school entertainment
for the benefit of the Red Cross,
given last Friday evening at the
opera house, was a success. More
than $100 was obtained for the Red
Unless Hamilton county has rain
within the coming week, the wheat
crop will again be a failure. Farm
ers i are reporting their fields dead
already. Some have already started
to plant sping wheat in the winter
U. P. Employes Ready for Big
( Patriotic Meeting Tonight
Union Pacific officials- and clerks
are busy preparing the interior of the
Auditorium for the big meeting to
night for the purpose of boosting the
war spirit among .employes and to
form a permanent organization to
aid families of men who have gone
to war. Patriotic music and speeches
will be features.
with modern equipment
that will pay for itself
by saving time and
Desks, Typewriter Desks,
Filing Cabinets in all the
wanted sizes, Book Cases,
Let U Figure On New
Rugs and Linoleum.
Orchard & Wilhelm
: BOSTON, MASS.
I x Offers All That is j
I Best in Hotel Life i
Recognized as the Head- z
quarters of Boston's Rep-
resentative Visitors from
evry state in the union. I
L. C. PRIOR
APRIL 1, 1918
IS TAX DAY
Every person' In Nebraska will be
required te list foe taxation all tax
able property owned by hlra or undef
bis control as' guardian or trustee on
April 1. 118.
Are yovr Investment- tax exempt?
Federal Farm Loan Bonds give
Exemption from total, state and
federal taxation, H per oent Interest,
payable semi-annually, safety assured
by I'. 8. government supervision, an
opportunity to help your country by
financing food production.
Denominations 11.000, tSOO, flM,
"Mall subscriptions or wilt for fur-
ther information to
E. D. MORCOM. Treasurer.
FEDERAL LAND BANK OF OMAHA
1249 W. a W. Bids, Oauka.
Would Permit Tick-Infested
.Cattle to Be Taken Across
Washington, March 25. The bill
by Senator Shepard of Texas to per
mit importation of tick-infested ca.tle
from Mexico and South American
countries as well as from islands in
the Gulf tf Mexico, provided they are
slaughtered at once, was reported
favorably today- by the senate agri
culture committee. The purpose is
to increase the meat supply.
U. S. Soldier Dead.
Rockford, III., March 15. Private
Andrew Anderson of Seattle, causal
company, 32d engineers, died at the
camp yesterday of pneumonia.
Oshkosh Farmer Dies
After Auto Accident
North riatte, March 25. (Special
Telegram.) Patrick Donnelly, a Vrn
er, aged 56 of Oshkosh, died n a
local hospital yesterday, from in
juries received in an automobile ac
cident two miles south of town
Mr. Donnelly was making a trip in
a new car. He lost control of the
wheel and the car upset, pinning him
beneath, his daughter and grandchild
were with him. The latter, a baby
boy, of two years, died this afternoon
from internal injuries. The bodies of
both were sent to Oshkosh for in
terment. The daughter, Mrs. Proper,
who resides here, was uninjured.
7Ae fashion Center for WomopP
Tailored Suits for Easter
Spring Fashions of the
Most Distinctive Character
The fabrics are unusually good, the selection
varied and complete. These models have been
executed by the finest workmen in America.
They are the sort of suits well dressed women
Prices $25 to $125
Beautiful Models for $45 and $55
No extra charge for alterations.
For a Man
A new silk shirt and an appro
priate tie are both more than
desirable for Easter. Likewise
silk hose, fancy if you prefer or
a silk handkerchief perhaps
with a touch of color. The
Men's Shop is decidedly up-to-date
in its presentation of new
furnishings. See the new ar
rivals while they are really new.
To the left
at you enter.
For Red Cross work and
other war service. The cor
set, properly fitted, insures
comfort 1 and saves your
energy for the activities of
these busy days. Our corset
ieres are very careful and
competent. Why not secure
a fitting tomorrow?
Fitting from $3 upward.
For the Baby
Sacques and bootees. Knitted in
matched sets. Ever so dainty
and not expensive.
Knit gowns, in summer weight.
Towels, wash cloths, crib sheets;
everything for baby's comfort,
and every price is quite reason
able. Wash Bonnetts, plain or adorn
ed with trmimings of lace and
ribbons, 65c, 75c, 85c, $1 and
Out Size Hose
of Every Quality
In cotton only, 39c.
In lisle with garter tops and
double soles, 59c.
In pure thread silk, black or
In a fine grade of pure thread
silk black, white and the fash
ionable colors, $2.
. Mary Pickford
Today Thur. Fri.
J. Warren Kerrigan
"The Turn of a Card"
Fri., Taylor Holmes.
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WALTER D. NE ALAND A CO.
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of our war starts the 3d Liberty Loan
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Today Chapters 12 and 13
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