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THE BEE : OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 1918.
RULING IN FAVOR
OF TRACTOR PAPER
Nebraska Congressman Induces
Secretary Willis to Change
Reuglations Affecting Farm
ers of Nebraska.
Washington Bnrtan of The
Omaha Bet, 1311 G Streft.
Washington, March 26. (Special
Telegram.) Complaints have been
received recently, by Representatives
Sloan and Kinkaid, from constituents,
that Nebraska bankers where farm
ers are contemplating increasing the
spring acreage, find themselves handi
capped in not being able to dispose of
tractor paper held by them, through
the Reserve bank, the Reserve bank
having taken trie position that tractor
paper is in the nature of an invest
ment instead of being commercial
within the meaning of the Federal
At the instance of C. W. Puggsley.
director of farm extension service of
the univerity of Nebraska, Congress
man Sloan conferred with the secrq
tary of the Federal Reserve board
After being shown the need of
tractors to increase the acreage of
spring wheat as urged upon farmers
by the Department of Aericv.Uure
and the food administration and he
absence of man power on the farm,
Secretary H. Parker Willis, said there
was no objection to tractor paper if
it was within the six months' limit,
and was otherwise liquid under the
Reserve bank rules in Omaha.
Captain Walter L. Anderson of
Lincoln, whese call to Washington
was veiled in some mystery, left for
Nebraska today, having" been called
to the capital by Ptorvost Marshal
General Crcwder, with representa
tives of other states to receive in
structions on the second draft.
After a conference in Washington
with Secretary of Agriculture Hous
ton and Food Administrator Hoover,
a small group of prominent agricul
tural speakers are carrying to farm
ers of the northern and western
states, the government's view of the
important part that American farm
ers can play this year in assuring
American victory in the war.
The speakers are explaining how
every farmer can adjust his opera
tions to fit ir.to the national plan; are
telling wliac the United States De
partment of Agriculture is doing to
assist farmers in war service all
good farming now being war service
and are explaining the plans of the
Departments of Agriculture and La
bor, and the War department's plan
not to call producing farmers and
farm laborers Into military service
until after the crop season.
Iowa Dean to Talk.
Dean C. F. Curtiss of the Iowa Ag
ricultural college is one of the speak
ers. His itinerary calls for the fol
lowing speeches in Nebraska: Nor
folk, March 28; Hastings, March 29;
Lincoln. March 30.
The federal farm loan board will
now make loans to homesteaders who
have fully complied with the home
stead requirements and made final
proof but who have not actually re
ceived patent according to statements
made to Congressman Mondell by the
commissioner of the general land
Heretofore, even private loan agen
cies have been extremely reticent in
advancing money on such lands, and
Jt is thought the intention of the fed
eral board will encourage private
agencies to further extend their ac
tivities to lands of this class.
Ohio Citizens Force Five
- Pro-Germans to Kiss Flag
Lima, O., March 26. Five business
men of Delphos, a German settlement
in western Allen county, near here,
accused' of pro-Germanism, were
hunted out by a volunteer vigilance U
:ommittee or 4UU men and 50 women
of the town, taken into a brilliantly
lighted downtown street and forced
publicly to salute and kiss the Ameri
can flag tonight under pain of being
hanged from nearby telephone poles.
Three others, also business men,
nide their escape ftom the mob.
Leaders declared tonight, according
to word received here, that the dem
onstration will be repeated tomoriW
night until all suspected pro-Germans
have been punished.
Mayor Harris Given
Command of New Battalion
Camp Cody, N. .f.. March 26.
(Special Telegram.) Major H. L.
Harries who has been in command
of the 109th military police and until
recently provost marshal here --has
been transferred to the" command of
a battallion in the 372d infantry in
Camp Newport News, Va. This regi
ment is composed of negro troops
and belongs to the brigade of wh'ch
the major's father, Brigadier G:ftral
George H. Harries, formerly com
mander of the 59lli depot brigade
nere, is in command.
Mayor of Des Moines
Des Moines, March 26 Thomas
'. Fairweather, a councilman and
jwner of the local Western league
lase ball club was elected mayor of
s Moines todav by a majority of
.500 votes over L. S. Hill. The un
Jificial count gave Fairweather 8,238
The four councilmen chosen were
he last named heiiifc the only new
nember. franklin and Sellers were
lected municipal judges.
Haig Replies to Note
From British King
London, March 26. Field Mar
shal Haig has sent the following
reply to the king's message of
"Your majesty's gracious message
has given universal encouragement
to the whole army in France. I
beg your majesty to accept oar le
spectful and grateful thanks and the
assurance that we will steadfastly
continue to do our utmost to de
serve the inspiring confidence your
majesty and the people throughout
the world have placed in us in tv.is
hour of national stress"
Nebraska Poet Forsakes Literary Men
and College Presidents for Company of
Crow Indian "Brother," Scout Curley
John G. Ncihardt of Bancroft thep
classic poet of the west, now h?s a
full-blooded Crow Indian for a
brother. He is Curly, Indian scout
of the Crowreservation in Montana.
Curly is the one survivor ot the
Custer massacre. That is, he is the
only survivor of Custer's com.n.'nd.
He was a scout with Custer, rnd
when he saw the fight was hoptirss
and must end in a massacre of the
command, he threw himself oft his
horse and feigned death. After ihe
battle he caught a loose horsj ind
rode to the mouth of the Little Big
Horn, where he reported the rras
sacre to Captain Marsh, in charge of
the steamboat, Far West, lyinii in
the river there.
Neihardt visited the Crow agency
the early part of last week on his
return from the Pacific coast, where
he had been lecturing in the univer
sities on literature.
Breaking away from the college
professors of the coast, unive.s'ty
presidents and western literary :t;rs,
the Nebraska poet visited C;ow
Agency to seek the society o": the
The old Indian became so att-ched
ON WAR SAVINGS DAY
Nebraska Headquarters in
Omaha Issues Statement of
Sales in Counties; Bulk
Preliminary report jjt war savings
stamps sold and pledged on Nebraska
war savings day, Friday, March 22.
The fallowing statement covers re
ports received at the state headquar
ters before noon, Monday, March 25:
Antelope ... 318,860
Nance . . .
Nemaha . .
l'awnee . .
Perkins . .
Quotas not subscribed, according to
County. Quota. fiuba.
Cheyenne J 116.960 3 106,000
Dundy 106,240 80,000
Gbr 610,500 649,450
Sarpy 188,300 167,066
Sioux j 163,720 115,000
No report made:
Keya l'aha 74,540
Quota too high. Amount sub
scribed exceeds $20 per capita of act
to Neihardt that he took an irter
preter to the railway station at Crow
Agency when the poet was lea-'ng
and announced that he wished to be
a brother to this white man for life.
Neihardt grasped the dusky hand.
The old Crow scout slipped a heavy
ring off his linger, a ring he wore in
the Custer fight, and placed it on the
white man's finger.
"Now we are brothers for life " he
said through his interpreter.
Neihardt quickly slipped from his
own finger a solid silver ring bv has
long worn, and placed it on one of
the Crow's fingers. They are tri til
ers, for they are wearing the tokens.
Mr. Neihardt is collecting material
for one volume of the epic eye ; of
the northwest which he is writing.
Before an audience of 4,000 persons
persons, mostly employes of the
Union Pacific railroad, Ross L. Ham
mond, editor of the Fremont Tribune,
who recently returned from a visit
along the western war front in
Europe, gave a stirring patriotic ad
dress last night.
The occasion was the assembly of
the many employes of the Union Pa
cific to pledge their mutual loyalty to
render maximum service in their daily
work for the prosecution of the war.
Resolutions adopting plans for
greater efficiency in railroad work and
for an organization of clerks w ho will
keep in personal touch with former
employes who arc now in military
service were drawn up.
The mass meeting closed with
Impossible to Miss Enemy
In Mass Formation Is Word
London, March 26 The Germans
swarmed over No Man's land in such
great numbers in their first attacks
that it was impossible for the British
gunners to miss them, telegraphs the
correspondent at British headquarters
in France of the Daily Express. Two
batteries at Epe'hy fired steadily with
open sights at 400 ycards for four
hours. Telling of the thrilling ex
ploit of Leicestershire troops, the cor
"Perzieres was held for a time by
two companies of Leicestershires as
sisted by two tanks. The enemy kept
pressing them back, however, and one
company was completely cut off. In
stead of surrendering, they held to the
village until only a few men were left.
Then, the surviving officer led then: in
a charge through two lines of Ger
mans and they fought their way Lack
to our main body."
British Destroyer Sunk.
London, March 26. A British de
stroyer was sunk on March 23, in a
collision, the admiralty announced
tonight. One officer and one of the
crew were drowned.
TOP YOURSELF WITH
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30c and 60c jars; hospital size $2.50.
One volume will recount the heroic
phases of the Sioux waT. He is get
ting source material from Curl j nd
from some of the Sioux who took
part in the fight.
A dozen years ago Neihardt went
up the Missouri, before Captain
Marsh died, and got a job as deck
hand on the old steamboat, just to
get close to Captain Marsh and oiaw
from him all the first hand informa
tion possible in regard to the Cu.ter
massacre and the events that led up
One of the interesting features hei
has obtained ts that Captain Marsh,
Generals Custer and Reno aiU the
other officers played poker all night
on the boat, the night preceding the
SOUTH SIDE CHILD
DIES FROM SCALDS
Little Rose Willuhn Falls in
Tub of Boiling Water;
Lingers in Agony 24
Little Rose Willuhn, 2-ycar-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Willuhn,
4(24 South Thirty-second street, died
at the South Omaha hospital early
Tuesday morning from injuries suf
fered when she stumbled and fell in
to a boiler of scalding water at the
home Monday morning.
The mother was preparing to scrub,
and had placed the boiler of boiling
water on the floor. As she turned
away for a moment to attend to other
duties, the child in some manner lost
her balance and fell into the water.
The child was trribly burned, and
was rushed to the hospital with but
little hope given for her recovery.
The child remained conscious to the
last. Funeral arrangements have not
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HE DARKENED HER
Well Known Lady Telli How She
Darkened Her Gray Hair By a
Simple Home Made Remedy.
Airs. E. H. Boots, a well known
resident of Buchanan County, la.,
who darkened her gray hair by a sim
ple home-made remedy made the fol
"Any lady or gentleman can
darken their gray or faded hair, land
make it, soft and glossy with this
simple recipe, which they can mix at
home. To half a pint of water add 1
ounce of bay rum, one small box of
Barbo Compound and Vt ounce of
glycerine. These ingredients can be
purchased at any drug store at very
little cost. Apply to the hair every
other day until the gray hair is
darkened sufficiently. It does not
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and does not rub off. It will make a
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years younger." Advertisement
AID TO STARVING
Transfer of 50,000 Tons of
American Shipping to Carry
Food Announced by Ship
(By Awioolitted rrm.)
Washington, March 26. Transfer
of 50,000 tons of American shipping
to the Swiss government, f take food
supplies for that country, was an
nounced today by the shinning bo..id.
The Swiss government, it is under
stood, will secure a safe conduct from
the German government for the trans
portation of Mtpplies to Otte.
With her sources of food cut off
by the battle lines, Switzerland sev
eral months ago turned to the United
States, with, an urgent request for
foodstuffs and ships to carry them
across the Atlantic. The State de
partment gave assurances in a r i to
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Fred Walrath, Omaha Boy, Tells
Of Dodging Boche Shell Fire
Dashing i-vcr a mile of heavily
shelled road in a "flivver" is an excit
ing experience, according to Fred
Walrath, so.i of C. 11. Walrath of
Omaha, who "enjoyed" it recently in
France. W.i'rath is now in New York
and will he in Omaha in a few days.
He passed six months in Young Men's
Christian association war work in
In a letter written just before start
ing home, he describes his trip to the
front line trenches, where he saw the
"Hoches" in their trenches.
It was in ovcring the territory dur
ing the last tap of the trip to t he front
line that he made the dash over a
road a mile long, wholly exposed to
shell lire of Ihe enemy. He says the
speed of the "IlivTrr" was limited,
and that it seemed it was hardly mov
ing at all. Shells were tearing dp the
road behind him, and the pastures and
fields all around.
to the Swiss government that Amer
ica would a''i in every way possible.
Recently several ships bearing
grain to Switzerland were torpedoed,
making it necessary to procure addi
tional tomngc. Switzerland now is
expected to procure safe conduct
from Germany before putting in serv
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every convenient quarter near the
frouf. Some of these huts, he said,
are underground. Others have to be
reached by climbing a ladder. The
association has made use of every
available bunding and cubby hole to
establish a little room for the comfort
of the soldiers. To these front-line
huts the Yoiing Men's Christian asso
ciation supplies are carried in cars and
trucks at night, as the roads are large
ly under observation by the Germans.
In a little town near the front, the
name of whidi the young man is for
bidden to mention, he was in the midst
of an air rata. A number of hostile
airplanes wheeled round and round
overhead, dropping bombs, when sud
denly the a::ti-aircraft guns opened
just behind the Omaha boy's back. He
did not even know they were there, so
well had they been concealed.
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The port of arrival for the relief
ships will be X'ctte, in soifthcrn
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shipped ovciland by rail to the Swiss
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