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VOL. XLVIII. NO. 16
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 6, 1918.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS, f
OF LIBEL SUIT OF
Editor Defendants in Von
Kuehlmann Action Refuse to
Compromise Despite Ap
peal of Courts,
Amsterdam, July 5. Because pub
, Hcity might endanger the security of
.-:ihe state the president of the court,
,: which is to hear testimony in tfie libel
suit of Dr. Richard von Kuehlmann,
the foreign secretary, against two
Berlin editors, announced at the open
ing session of the trial Thursday, that
the case would be heard in secret.
This action was taken after the presi
dent of the court had failed to obtain
a compromise between the foreign
secretary and the defendants, Max
. Lohan, editor of the Deutsche Zei
tung, and Julius Duncfce, editor of the
A number of prominent German
political leaders were in attendance.
Among them were Foreign Secretary
von Kuehlmann, Vice Chancellor von
Payer, Herr Nollenberg, director of
' the Deutsche bank and Major von
: Kessles of the German foreign office.
Refuse to Compromise.
Addressing the accused editors, the
.." president of the court asked whether
it was not possible to settle the mat
ter by loyal explanations on the part
' of the plaintiff. Herr Lohan replied:
"We have no interest in washing
dirty linen under the gaze of enemy
countries. Above all it is quite re
mote from our intention to dish up
bedroom secrets, but in the interest of
- the country and the foreign office the
case should proceed.
s "The article I have to answer for
aims at the removal of Dr. von Kuehl
mann as a politically harmful person
: and possesses a certain guarantee
,; that at no distant date Dr. von Kuehl
, mann will retire. I am ready to give
him an explanation in his private ca
( pacity, as I had no intention to af-
front him in his private capacity."
Herr Duncke said he agreed with
the statement of Herr Lohan;
The public prosecutor then demand-
ed that the case be heard in secret.
Italian Villages Vie
In Manifesting Their
Affection for America
Rome, July 4. All Italy was astir
today in celebrating the Fourth
of July, not only the larger towns,
but the. tiny villages vieing with one
mother to show their affection for
America. In Ancona a reception was
given in the town hall and the mu-
.' nicipality inaugurated a new avenue
named after- President Wilson his
name being coupled with that of
- Rizzo, the Italian naval lieutenant
f, , commander, who won. a -signal vic
, -tory in the Adriatic recently.
' Two Aviators Killed in
. Falls on the Fourth
Dallas- Tex., July 4. Lt. Frederick
. R. Clements, age 2S, of Readville,
Mass., was killed at Camp 'Dick,
... - Dallas, late today when his airplane
: crashed to earth in a 500-foot spin.
' Lieutenant Clements was graduated
-from Harvard in 1915 and from the
7ort Sill (Okl.) Ground School for
- Aviators last April.
Welsh, La., July 5. Lt. Clifford
Ferry of New York was killed and
, Lieutenant Eggleston Of Washington
severely injured late today when an
irplane in which they were traveling
.' from Gerstner field, near Lake
Charles, to this town to participate
" in a flag raising, fell a distance of
ibout 100 feet.
H. C. Richmond of Omaha
- Makes Speech in Colorado
Sidney, Colo., July 5. (Special
1 Telegram.) The biggest celebration
In history of Sidney occurred here yes-
terday. A mammoth parade in the
morning was participated in by all
merchants and Union Pacific shop
' men. The afternoon program con
, sisted of an address by Father Anton
Link and the speech of the day, by
: ' ' Henry C. Richmond of Omaha. Rich
mond's speech was an able exposition
v of the work of the State Council of
Tons of Russian Cotton
Is Shipped Into Germany
Amsterdam, July 5. Seven thou-
land tons of raw Caucasian cotton to
; be divided among Hungary, Austria
ind Germany have been shipped from
. Tiflis according to a report from
:.' Budapest where the cotton will arrive
;arly in August.' Twenty-six freight
- cars of- the finest merino wool, it is
: tdded, already have arrived in Buda
pest. . -it - ' -
All is Quiet on Fourth
In Trenches of Americans
By the Associated Press.
With the American Army in France,
v July 5. The Fourth of July was a
nuiet day in the sectors occupied by
a American troops from the Woerve to
'the Swiss border. Even the artillery
- nd air services, were less busy than
usual, cloudy weather days and poor
, visibility hampering them.
Newfoundland Raises Big
Loan in Less Than Week
St. Johns, N. F., July 5. A $2,000,
. 500 victory loan which Newfound
land was asked to raise in six weeks
.- was obtained by popular subscription
i in six days and it was announced to
!' day that the amount probably would
V Se doubled. - '
Former Papal Delegate
. From Rome Dies in Italy
' Rome July 5. -Cardinal Sebastian
,;" Martin elli, prefect of the sacred con
- .. gregation of rites and former papal
delegate to the United States, is dead.
so .' V
George N. Nelson, Seattle,
Adolph L. West.Minnith,
Washington, July 5. A marine
corps casualty list today contained
30 names, divided as follows: Killed
in action 11; died of wounds, 3; died
of disease, 1; severely wounded. 1;
wounded, degree undetermined, 14.
Killed in Action.
Corp. Thomas A. Dragard, New
Joseph C Clark. Alexandria, Ind.
Elmer Fogelstad. Chicago.
John H. Kaiser, Belvidere, 111.
Nathan L. Pizer, Houston, Tex.
Russell Rawlings, St. Louis.
Roseair D. Rivard, St. Paul, Minn.
George D. Snow. Chicago.
Robert Vitatoe, Cotula, Tenn.
Horace A. Ward, Plymouth, O.
Joseph S. Wilkes. Salt Lake City.
Died of Wounds.
William Weaver, Indianapolis.
Joseph M. Flanagan, Bellewood,
Thomas B. Kenney, Milwaukee.
Died of Disease.
William Hall, Somerville, Mass.
Second Lt. Edgar A. Poe, Jamestown,
Wounded, Degree Undetermined.
Sergt. John P. Martin, Beaumont,
Corp. Mathew A. Anderson, Wil
Corp. Raymond W. Boone, Elsi
Corp. Matthew H. Gallowat, Treze
Corp. Rayce C. Martin, Glendive,
Corp. John W. Yost, Covington,
Trumpeter Clarence J. Bent, Al
bany, N. Y.
Ora A. Allen, North Yakima,
Elbert E. Brooks, Trezevant. Tenn.
Harvey S. Brown, Village Springs,
Edmund A. Butler, Minneapolis.
Percy Clark, Oklahoma City, Okl.
Washington, July 5. The army cas
ualty list today contained 23 names,
divided as follows:
Killed in action, 5.
Died of wounds, 7.
Died of accident and other causes, 1,
Died of disease, 2.
Wounded severely, 3.
Missing in action, 5
Killed in Action.
James J. Keogh, New York City.
Christopher Martin, Butte, Mont.
Fred Slinker, Terry, Mont.
Roswell F. Steeves, Derby, Conn.
George L; Zornes, Kehoe, Ky.
Died of Wounds.
Sergt. John J. Herold, jr., New York
Corp. Leon A. Baribault, Spring
Francisco Di Cresco, Sora, Italy.
John Dubala, Borccon, Russia.
Joseph Kotlyn, Cleveland. ,
Gottfted Schwemmer, North Mil
' Frank S. Snyder, Meadow Brook,
W. Va. - y- . .
Died of Disease.
Sergt. John W. Raezer, San An
Orazio Zona, Santa Sabba, Italy.
Died of Accidents.
Louie Bernstetter, Fedora, S. D.
A. Mortimer Van Nostrand, Lewis
Roy E. Lambert, Roseville, Cal.
Carl A. Olsen, Partington, Neb.
Missing in Action.
Leonidas B. Fulk. Monroe, La.
Harold Dieters, Brooklyn.
Mather De St. Croix, Savannah,
Martin D. Hallinan, Brooklyn. -Willis
E. Snowman, Blue Hill, Me.
Prisoner, previously reported miss
ing: John Whalen, Boston, Mass.
Previously reported missing, now
reported discharged to depot depart
ment for duty:
Robert S. Niver, Hartford. Conn.
Tommies Take 1,300
Captives In Attack
In the Somme Area
London, July 5. The Germans last
night delivered a counter attack upon
the new positions gained by the Brit
ish on the Amiens front, to the east
of the village of Hamel. The war
office announced today .that the
enemy had been repulsed in this at
tempt and left prisoners in the British
More than 1,300 prisoners were
taken by the British forces in yester
day's operation in the Somme area.
In addition 100 machine guns and a
number of trench mortars were cap
tured. U. S. Solders to Conduct
Sunday Election in Panama
Panama, July 5. lt was announced
at the American legation here today
that American soldiers would super
vise the elections for the Panama na
tional assembly on Sunday. This ac
tion, .it was stated, was taken at the
request of both the political parties,
to insure a chance for all to vote.
Allies' Ideals Stronger
Than All Hun Weapons,
Says Secretary Daniels
New York, July 4. The ideals of
freedom and justice, enforced by the
willingness to sacrifice of 21 nations
are stronger than all the batteries of
Krupp, all the aircraft of Zeppelin,
all thes trategy of Hindenburg, and
more invincible than all the undersea
assassins of Von Tirpitz, Secretary
Daniels said here tonight in an Inde
pendence Day address.
It was the naval secretary's sec
ond speech of the day in connection
with New York's celebration of the
Fourth of July. In the morning at
Tammany hall he told a great au
dience what American shipbuilders
are doing in building merchant craft
and men-of-war to meet Germany's
"On this anniversary," said Mr.
Daniels today, "while owing most for
independence to the commanding fig
ure of George Washington, we turn
to Jefferson, second only to the illus
trious successful military chieftain
of the revolution, for the inspiration
that nerved men then as now to place
love of free government above love
Negotiations Started to
Avert Canada Rail Strike
Montreal, July 5. Negotiations
which are expected to avert a strike
of railway employes throughout Can
ada were begun here today between
representatives of the Federated Rail
way Trades brotherhood and the
Canadian railroad board. The men
are asking for 75 cents an hour for
shopmen m the first class, 62'A cents
an hour for second class men and 55
cents an hour for third class men.
Mr. and Mrs. Milner Arc
Charged With Murder
Kansas City, Mo., July 5. War
rants charging George Milner and
Mrs. Maude Miller of Kansas City
with first degree murder in connec
tion with the death here May 24 of
Joseph Morino, a diamond broker,
whose body was found in a local ho
tel with the skull crushed and dia
monds valued at $2,000 missing, were
issued here today.
Twenty Norwegian Ships
Sub Victims During June
Washington, July 5. Increase in
the monthly losses of Norwegian
shipping due to German submarine
activities during June was reported
by cable to the Norwegian legation
here today from the Christiania for
eign office. Twenty Norwegian ves
sels of various types including steam
ships, totaling 26,833 tons, were sunk
during the month and 31 men were
lost. Four men who were reported
missing during May were given up
as lost also.
June sinkings bring Norway's total
losses to 842 vessels. Lives of 1,747
men were lost. The total tonnage
of the lost Norwegian shipping now
amounts to 1.154,143.
40,000,000 Subies of Red f
Paper Money is Issued:
By Associated Press.. :
Moscow. Friday, July 5. The3
amount of - paper money issued byl
the Bolshevik government and now;
in circulation aggregates 40,000,000,.,
000 rubles. Since the declaration by;
Premier Lenine a month ago that"
new money would be issued and the
old money be valued, plans for finan-:
cial reform apparently have lain dor-;
mant as no steps have been announce
ed to provide the indirect taxation;
recommended by Lenine. . :
A atimnf of the financial deoart-
ment, published in the Izvestia sayr.
the latest reports show that the as-;
sets of nationalized and private bankil
aggregate 30,000,000,000 rubles. I
- InflTM 1
Beaton Drug Co., Omaha, Neb.
"I'm not going to be panicky
about getting clothing ai
long as yon folks keep shop,"
aid a customer, "but I've a
brother down east in tbe
wholesale woolen butinets
who says: 'BUY AN EXTRA
SUIT TODAY IF YOU'LL
NEED IT SOON OR PAY
$10 TO $15 MORE THAN
PRESENT PRICES LATER'
ao here goes on hit tip."
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