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HON BRUTES PUT
IN BATTLE ZONE
Deportation and Forced Labor
Mini IIIIIIL.ICU Ull (jiVllldMS III
Conquered Territory by
Washington, June 14. Deportation
and forced labor inflicted upon Bel-
uian riviliane hv Vi a fr-rv-
. inent not only continues unabated,
' but has taken on a ne character ar.
cording to memorandum presented to
Secretary of State Lansing by the
Belgian minister and made public to-
The deportation of civilians is still
. being carriec1 on, especially in the
military zone which comprises the
two Flanders and a great part of the
provinces of Hainaut, Namur and
During March of this year 2,700
men from all conditions of life have
been Haken from Lockeren, in east
Flanders, to do military work on the
western front. Moerbeke. Wachte
beke and the surrounding region was
called upon during the same month
to furnish 800 civilians to lay rail
roads. Under the new pretext the Ger-
man government, says the memor
andum, thus continues to tear the
Belgians away from their homes in
order to transport them into regions
immediately behind the German
front in France and Belgium.
There they are herded like cattle
in special camps, compelled to do
work of a military character; many
are sent into the zone of operations
and exposed to the fire of Belgian
or allied batteries.
Besides, they are subjected to bad
treatment and brutality; their com
plaints do not reach the outside
world, for the military zone where
they are sent is strictly closed and
no delegate of a neutral power is
ever allowed to enter this territory.
. TOLD TO ABIDE
.BY U. S, DECISION
Washington, June 14. Evidence
that President Wilson intends to see
that the recommendations of the Na
tional War Labor board are followed
out. to the letter was seen today in
the text of his communication to the
heads of the two great telegraph
companies asking that they accept
the board's findings in their contro
versy with their employes.
The fact that the president had
personally taken up the case became
known last night with the announce
ment that Clarence H. Mackay, presi
dent of the Postal Telegraph com
pany, that his company would waive
its right to discharge men who have
joined a union, and that Newcomb
Carlton, president of the Western
Union, would send his answer Mon
day. St. Paul, Minn., June 14. S. J.
Konenkamp, president of the Com
mercial Telegraphers Union of Amer-
. ica, declared tonight that President
Wilson's action in asking telegraph
. officials to accept findings of the Na
tional War Labor board probably
would result in some solution of the
controversy be'fore a strike of the
Western Union company's operators
Labor Must Be Put Where
It Will Do the Most Good
Washington, June 14. Heads of
federal employment service from all
states here attending the national
war labor conference were told to
day by department labor officials
that war industries are perilously
shorf of men and that there must be
no temporizing in handling the task
of putting labor where it will do the
Attractive Offerings for Saturday
15c Wash Cloths 7c
10c Wash Cloths . . .5c
25c Absorbitt for perspira
85c 2-qt. Fountain Syringe,
for . . 49c
$2.50 Female Syringe $1.98
25c Flexible Nail Files, 12c
40c Bathing Caps 29c
60c Bathing Caps 43c
75c Bathing Caps 53c
50c Rubber Sponges. . .29c
15c Powder Puffs 11c
10c Powder Puffs 8c
25c Corylopsis Talcum
25c Trailing Arbutus Tal
cum Powder 17c
$1.00 Hair Brush, solid
35c Metal Tooth Brush
$1.50 Alarm Clocks... 98c
75c Ivory Combs 27c
40c Shaving Brushes.. .24c
, 60c Shaving Brushes. . . 39c
$1 Penn Safety Razor.. 79c
$1 Gem Safety Razor. .79c
$1 Durham Safety Razor
$1.25 Pocket Knives. . .85c
25c Meritol Clothes Cleaner
: for 19c
35c Hand Brushes 21c
$1 Flash Lights 79c
$1.40 Flash Lights.... 98c
$1 Pocket Flash Lights. 79c
$1.20 Pocket Flash Lights
Mail Orders Receive
SON OF OIL KING
CHEERS WITH BOYS
AT FORT OMAHA
(Contlnoed From Page One.)
the United States army of today,
the spirit of reverence toward wo
manhood, the spirit which no longer
regards a woman as a mere flower
to be plucked.
Lead New Conflict.
"American soldiers are to lead in
a new conflict f self-control and
moderation against an enemy which
knows no self-control or moderation,
which has bartered its soul for ma
terial gain for conquest and for lust.
"It is our mothers for whom we
should thank God, fellows, our
mothers and our sisters who person
ify all that is pure and noble in our
home life. And the new American
army treats the sister of any other
man as he would want his own sis
ter to be treated."
After the close of his talk the sol
diers gathered about Mr. Rockefeller
to shake his hand. He gave each mart
a word of greeting and stood sur
rounded by earnest, questioning
groups, long after his talk was fin
ished. From Fort Omaha Mr. Rockefeller
went directly to Florence field, where
he gave a short talk and held the same
kind of reception and was cheered
in the same fashion.
From Florence field he was driven
down town, stopping in front of a
drug store to eat ice cream sodas with
the other members of the party.
To Visit Other Camps.
Mr. Rockefeller was met in Omaha
by A. H. Lichty, executive secretary
of the central department of the
Young Mens Christian association.
Mr. Lichty is supervisor of the army
work of 612 association secretaries
in army camps extending from Penn
sylvania to Utah. This morning the
two will leave for Camp Dodge, la.,
and from there will make a 10 days'
tour' of army camps east of Des
Mr. Rockefeller made his trip west
for business purposes and has spent
10 days in Colorado looking after his
interests there. He spoke at Fort
Logan, Colo., Thursday evening.
Mrs. Rockefeller has accompanied
her husband on his trip and was with
him in Omaha until early yesterday
evening, when she and Miss Abby
Rockefeller, the daughter of the fam
ily, left for New York City.
Mr. Rockefeller has five sons, the
oldest of whom is IS vears old. He
says they all are anxious to be sol
diers and to wear the khaki.
"I am much pleased with the
spirit of the west," said Mr. Rocke
feller yesterday afternoon at his hotel.
"The west is surely roused to the
meaning of the war. Why, do you
know, that in dozens of our mining
camps in Colorado, every man in
the whole camp has bought Liberty
bonds? I never saw anything like it."
CRITICAL POINT IN
WAR HAS ARRIVED
London, June 14. Speaking at a
luncheon of the Aldwich club today,
former Premier Asquith said there
was no use in cloaking the fact, or
minimizing its gravity that the allies
had reached a most critical point in
the fortunes of war.
But nothing that had happened on
the western front since the last week
of March, he added, would in the
slightest degree weaken British al
legiance to the great purpose for
which the British people were fight
ing, or their determination to press
on to the final accomplishment of
French Budget Approved.
Paris, June 14. By unanimous vote
the senate today passed all the claus
es of the financial measure and also
approved the entire budget.
30c Mentholatum 19c
$1 Hayes' Hair Health. 59c
50c Orazin Tooth Paste 34c
25c Beaton's Vanishing
Cream, in tutfes 14c
35c Castoria 24c
30c Kolynos Tooth Paste
25c Peroxide, lb.... 6c
50c Peroxide, 1 lb 21c
25c Nature's Remedy. .17c
$1 Ferri Nuxum (Iron
Tonic) 79c J
itc Kemmers Soap 9c
15c Jergen's Soap, Carna
tion, Geranium, Lilac. 9c
50c Eatonic 39c
$2.50 Mary Garden, per
$2.50 Djerkiss.per oz. $1.00
$2.50 Azurea, per oz. .89c
$2.50 Azurea, per oz $1.69
Also a large line of Amer
ican and imported per
fumes, worth 50c to $2
per ounce, Saturday, per
Films developed free
when prints are ordered.
24x34 Prints, each... 3c
212x414 Prints, each... 4c
Postal Card Size 6c
Postal Card 6c
See our complete line of
Picture Frames, on second
floor, at reasonable prices.
Our Prompt Attention.
BEGIN DRIVE TO
OF BUND HERE
Condemned Prisoner Rebuked
by California Court for Re
flection in His Speech
A determined effort to bring the
national convention of the,- blind to
Omaha in 1921 will be made by the
Nebraska Association of Workers for
the Blind. At the final session of the
is the best thing you can buy for those
dollars, halves and quarters saved by at
TEN SfTS SALE
IE FAI R
S. E. Corner 12th and Farnam Sts.
Mind you, by taking advantage of this
sale Saturday you can shoot two birds with
one shot SAVE and INVEST in War
The Ten-Day Sale now on surely has
saved many people money from the fact
that after attending the sale the first day
they were so well pleased with the bar
gains that they came back more than once
to do more shopping. There is a reason.
is the last day of the sale. By following
up the list of bargains down the line you
are bound to find something that you can
use and be money ahead.
1 0-iay Sale Prices
Men's Suits, worth up to $30.00, on sale at
$18.75, $14.25. $l;l.75, $8.45 and $6.95
Men's Pants, worth up to $6.00, on sale at
$4.25. $3.45. $ 2.85. $2.15. $1.85 and $1.39
Men's Dress Hats, worth to $3.00, on sale
at.. $1.85 and $1.45
Men's Dress Shirts, with or without collars, worth up
to $6.00, at $3.25. $1.35- 894 and 59
Men's Union Suits, worth up to $2.00, on sale
at $1.35. 95 and 59
$1.00 Men's Two-Picce Underwear, in black, gray
and pink, at 59
65c Men's Two-Piece Underwear, at 39$
Men's Shoes, worth up to $5.00, on sale
at $3.45. $2.45 and $2.35
$2.50 Boys' Shoes, on sale at $1.65
$2.50 Ladies' Comfort Slippers, on sale $1.48
Men's Caps, worth up to $1.00, on sale
at 69 and 39tf
Men's Silk Ties, worth up to 50c, on sale
at 35and 19$
50c Men's Assorted Color Belts, at 19$
50c Men's Suspenders, for work or dress 19$
25c Paris Garters, at . 18$
15c Resco Garters, at g
$1.50 Ladies' Fancy Waists, at 95$
S. E. Corner 12th and Farnam Sts.
REMEMBER THE SALE CLOSES SAT-
for MEN, special at ... . U
Others attractively priced at $8.50, $10.00 and $12.50
Palm Beach, Sunlight Crash, Summer Sense Suits,
Mohairs, English Silks and Gabardines in all the sea
son's models and shades all sizes. Make your selection
today. You'll enjoy the summer in a cool and comfort
able suit. FOR THE LADIES
Unusual Bargains In WASH SKIRTS $3 up
Special in House Aprons, wash and color guaranteed
at $1 to $1.75
Wash Dresses, up from $3.75
One lot of Silk Dresses, at, each $6.00
JOHN FELDMAN tss&T 109 N. 16th
Burlington Hose for Women. Wilson Bros. Hose for Men.
OMAHA. SATURDAY. JUNE
state convention Friday morning a
resolution was adopted imposing this
duty upon the executive committee.
The national convention has never
been held in the middle west, and the
blind living in this part of the country
believe it only right that they should
have the next meeting in 1921.
Officers of the Nebraska Associa
tion of Workers for the Blind for the
next two years were elected as fol
lows: President, L. N. Muck, College
View; vice president, Charles H. Am
oden, York; . recording secretary,
Henry J. Gierau, Wewela. S. D.; cor
responding; secretary, Lyle A. Harris,
College View; treasurer, Clark Bruce,
The ballots were written in the
blind Janguage on "slates," a metal
contrivance used by the bjind for writ
ing. For quick results, try Bee want ads.
AT 9 P. M.
Socialist Leader Arrested.
New Haven. Conn.. June 14. M.
Plunkett, socialist candidate for gov
ernor and secretary of that party in
Connecticut, was arrested by Depart
ment of Justice agents at his place of
business in Wallingford today on a
charge of violating the espionage act.
Palm Beach, Mohairs,
Serge and Outing fabrics,
m all sizes
$6 and $7.50
PHOTOPLAYS. PHOTOPLAVS. I v AM CBBMENTS.
LAST TIMES TODAY
w w.jr m ii m a msp i m i u.n am r m m m m
Borah to Renew Demand
For Open Senate Discussion
Washington, June 14. Senator
Borah today notified the senate that
he would reintroduce his resolution
proposing that treaties be considered
in public, which was defeated 50 to 23
during the fight on the Underwood
rule to limit all senate'debate.
in Fabrics of
For Young Men and Their Elders
These are the most satis
factory suits we have ever
Shown. Good in outside ap
pearance and good in the hidden
parts that make the garments hold
their shape and style.
Young Men can select from models which show new style ef
fects; new pockets, lapels, shoulders; new forms of filled
shapes; all full of life and vigor.
Older men, still young in spirit, may let their tastes guide their
choosing in suit conservative, but the acme of style.
Come and See the Superb Values
Lined and Unlined Models
2-PIECE STYLES I 3-PIECE STYLES
$7.50 to $22.50 I $15.00 to $25.00
"KUPPENHEIMER" Master Made Garments, 2-piece
styles $12.00 and Up
All Wool 3-piece styles $20.00 to $45.00
Feather Weight Shirts
Handsome new patterns of silk and
$1.15 to $12.00
Soft and Launderad Cuff Slyl.t
Soft, Cool, Airy
Absorbing fabrics that fit the
body with ease and comfort, with
Si. 00 to $5.50
Short arms, lengths, athletic
. Everything in Wash Neckwear
that's worth while can be found in
our choice lines
25c to $1.00
In Cotton, Wool and Silk
75c to $7.00
.- Floor Back?
MARY PICKFORD in
"AMARILLY OF CLOTHES LINE
CHARLES RICHMOND AND
ANNA Q. NILLSON
In "OVER THERE."
When Writing tt Our Aderti.rs
Mention Seeing it in The Bee
l2k with Pictures 5I
, thai tell Yonr fejffi
Stop at a
Women Lose in Federation
St. Paul, Minn., June 14.--Womeii
delegates to the annual convention
of the American Federation of Labot
suffered their initial defeat - todaj
when a resolution enlarging the ex
ecutive council to 13 and including
two women members, was voteo
down. "V .
Every good fabric, pattern ,
and color that any man could
want to wear is he at a
price that brings the best re
turns to the purchaser.
Now's the time for that light,
cool Straw Hat yonr head has .
been perspiring fort And we
have just the natl
Everything good here from
stiff brims, stiff crown models
to the softest, "floppiest"
styles, including the new brown
sorts in all sizes. Ana
there's not a sign of "too
big" prices on a single
tag! - .
$1 fo $10
BIG DOUBLE SHOW
No Man's Land
TENSE DRAMATIC PLAYLET
Lata of tit
13th Battalion Black Watch
Front Una Tranch Many Else'? it d
Ef facts, Artistically Stagad.
Acma of Caaba Intalligtnca.
A Traat for tha Klddlsa.
"Filling Disappointment." '
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Musical Mil as tons.
"RIDERS OF THE NIGHT."
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