Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, July 08, 1918, Image 7

Below is the OCR text representation for this newspapers page. It is also available as plain text as well as XML.

    "rcrn mrr
FOR RENT ROOMS
Hotels.
CEIrEM0J5t INN. vftE and Jackson.
Transient guests, 11 day ; permanent
guests, IS a week. Douglas I7S5.
COOL rooms. S3 week; alto apartments with
Mtrheaettea. Ogden Hotel Co B'uffs
FOR RENT FURNISHED
Apartments.
OS KENT B-jauiiiul furnished two, three
and tlve-room modern apartments In
talking distance. Hava large- beautiful
Jorehes for comfort of tenant. The
"lorenttne. 911 South 25th St. Offloe SOS
. . j"llr1 Bldg. Phon ougla 1422
""" HOLMES' DISAPPEARING BEDS
make small rooms large enough.
602 BEE BUILDING.
t(AKE VIEW coltatte, on two car lines, at
Carter lake; desirable for S or 6 ladies or
:;fntlemen. Webster 5041.
Shl. well-furnished three and five-room
apartments Walking distance 135 and
4i Address Rt-e 9997 '
I ROOMS and bath, modern apartment
house. Near Hanscom Park. July 15.
Harney 1729.
S T KAi-HEATED modern apartments. (7.
I". Stbhlns. 1B10 Chicago.
ViIlY desirable furnished apartment, with
ool porch Apply 220 H N. 2."d. Red 4i'!2
THlOuT Mf"uTmVh ed7-o t til p JT 802" S: 0 t h St.
FOR RENT HOUSES
West.
FOR RENT Brand new four-room modern
apartment; good neighborhood; walking
distance; must be seen to be appreciated
The Chiodo. 2552 Mnrcy. office JOS Baird
Bldg. Phone Douglas 1422.
..STRICTLY high grade West Dodge resi
dence. Near Blackstona hotel 7 rooms
Walnut 698.
t-ROOM apartment, the Cbula Vista, 30th
and Foppleton Ave., for rent June 1.
Apply Conrad Young. 322 Brandels The
ater. Douglas 1571.
3304 No. 69th St., 7 rooms 115.00
1923 Bedford Ave., I rooms 12 50
OMAHA LOAN & BLDO. ASS'N
- North.
FOUR-ROOM and bath, second floor, large
light rooms; also barn. 110. 2639 Seward
Street, Red 682.
SEVEN rooms modern, 125, near postoffice.
Q. P. Btebblns, 1610 Chicago.
7-RO.OM modern house; 3966 Hamilton St.,
Douglas 1528.
South
6-ROOM modern cottage, good location,
small family or elderly couple; must give
good reference; 125. See Owner, S4th
and Arbor Sti.
1142 SOUTH Thirty-second street, 7 rooms.
' Hanscom Park district.
ARMSTONG-WALSH CO.,
Tyler 1536. 3 rs Securities Bldg.
S921 LEAVENWORTH ST. 5-r. part mod.
flat, 117.60. Alfred C. Kennedy Co., 205
S. 18th St. Doug. 722.
EIGHT-ROOM modern cottage, walking
distance. 80S S. 22d St.
Central. -
l i-inoM modern house; laundry. Keys
" 'I nltol Ave. Phone Harney 6564.
Miscellaneous.
J133 NORTH Eighteenth street, 8 rooms all
modern. JJ.'i.OO.
4736 North Thirty-sixth street, 5 rooms
modern except heat, 117.00.
2820 North Thirty-first street, 6 rooms,
modern except heat, 114.00.
1623 Cuming, four-room modern apart
ment, 122.50.
RASP BROS., 210 Keellne Bldg., T. 721.
1262220 Chicago, 8 rooms, modern.
1302025 St. Mary's, 10 rms., new furnace.
125 622 S. 20th, 10 rooms, furnace.
RINGWALT BROS,, Brand eis TP eaBld g.
LliT your property for rent or sale with
FIRST TRUST COMPANY,
Realtors.
Tyler 729.
HOUSES
iN ALL PARTS OF THE CITY.
CREIGH SONS & CO.. BEE BLDG.
Shonen A Co. Ratals Douglas 228
FOR RENT APARTMENTS
West.
APARTMENT.
I rooms in the Hudson, 207 South 26th
Avenue; heat and Janitor service; $42.50
and 150.00 per month.
Benson & Myers Co., Realtors,
424 Omaha Nat. Bk. Bldg. D. 7426.
FURINSHED LA TUNA APTS. 541 S. 24th
St. A largs llv. room, a dress, room and
closet combined, a kltch. and bath. comp.
furn.; best of service. D. 1533.
PETERS TRUST CO.,
Specialists In Apartment management.
TIZARD Palace block, centrally located, J
or 4-room apt.; also 4-room flat. Superb
Apply 220H N. 23d. Phone lied 42.12.
HAMILTON APTS., fireproof; fine lawn and
'flowers; best location: 24th and Farnam.
Prices reasonable. Call D. 1472.
ANOEIXS" APARTMENTS SSth Ave. and
Douglas: to sub-let. one. 2-room apart
ment. Harney 2074.
North.
i;.VTRA CHOICE CLOSE-IN FLAT.
New brick, nothing better In the city;
four bedrooms, $50 to FAMILY ONLY.
Arthur E Woodman. 222:1 Capitol Ave.
South
MODERN 6-room brick flat, 562 South 26th
Ave. Phone Colfax 1374. .
FOR RENT Business Prop'ty
Stores.
STORE FOR RENT 15th and Douglas. 20x
40; steam heat; rent, $113 per month
WORLD REALTY CO..
Douglas 6342. Sun Theater BUlg
STORE North 16th St., near P. O.; low ren t.
G. P. Stebblns. 1610 Chicago.
WANTED TO RENT
Unfurnished Apartments and Hbuses.
LIST your houses for rent with us and get
results. More requests than houses; give
us houses.
Payne Investment Co., Realtors
627 Omaha Nat'l Bank Bldg. D. 1781.
Business Property.
RELIABLE CORPORATION WILL
TAKE TEN-YEAR LEASE ON
THREE OR FOUR-STORY
BUILDING SUITABLE FOR
HOUSING A WHOLESALE AND
RETAIV AUTOMOBILE BUSI
NESS. GIVE LOCATION, TERMS
t
AND DETAILS. BOX 4716, BEK.
MOVING AND STORAGE
METROPOLITAN VAN & STORAGE CO.
Owned and operated by Central Furni
ture store; office on Howard St., between
15th and 16tli Phone Tyler 3400. Have
your moving 'handled just as you would
an order for new furniture. That's the way
we do It. Ask to see our dally rental lists.
ttPPTP RENTAL
SERVICE. J. X
16TH AND JACKSON. DOUG. 2S8.
STORAGE, MOVING. PACKING.
REASONABLE RATES.
FREE RENTAL SERVICE.
COMPLETE LIST OK ALL VACANT
HOUSES AND APARTMENTS.
FIREPRjOOF WAREHOUSE.
- Separate lorked rooms for household
gjods and pianos: moving, packing and
shipping.
OMAHA VAN AND STORAGE CO..
606 8.' 16 th. Douglas 4163.
Globe Van and Storage Co.
For real service In moving, packing and
storing call Tyler 230 or Douglas 43$8.
J. C. REED
Express Co., Moving,
Packing and Storage.
1207 Farnam St. Web. 2743; Douglas 6146.
OMAHA EXPRESS CO.
LARGE moving van; careful men. Fur
nlture paek., storage. 1417 Chicago. P. 3S54
WEST & BUTTON.
Piano, household moving; live
hauled. D. 8725. 1006 Cass fit.
tock
REAL ESTATE IMPROVED
West
s'EW 7room, up-to-date, oak finish, largo
Jot:; beautiful location. C137 North 24th
Bt.. Pric $6,260. Norris ft Norris. P.
REAL ESTATE IMPROVED
North.
"PRETTIEST MILE"
Beautiful S-room hcuse In setting of
fins young forest tres (double garage)
on prettiest part of the "Prettiest Mile"
(Florence boulevard ; fronts into the
olegsnt grounds of C. W. Martin; house
excellentl.. built and best of condition;
78-ft. front; a real home; It. 000 under
ths market price, J5.50O. ACT QUICKLY
IP INTERESTED.
HARRISON & MORTON,
REALTORS
916 Omaha Nat 1 Douglas 314 ,
r. S. StIU harping on this house be- 1
rauj-a there are probably 60 people in
Omaha who would buy the house If they
knew how desirnble a:ul heap It was. IT !
MVPT BE SOLD AND IS AN OPPOR- j
TCNITY FOR SO.M IX'N t:. H. & M.
KOUNTZE PLACE SNAP
$300 Down and $30 Per Mo.
5-room. strictly modern bungalow, lo
cated north ot Kountza inrk; living room
and dining room; oak finish and oak
floors; built-in bookcaci-s; colonnade open
ing; plato rails and panel walls; nlco lot,
cast front. Quit paying rent and buy
this snap.
Payne Investment Co.
537 Omaha National Bank Bldg.
" RETITESt MILE''
8 ooms, beautiful home with" ?S-foot
front of ground with fine young fprest
trees; double garage. Can not be dupli
cated fof the money In the city; $6,600.
$1,000 under the market. MUST BE
SOLD. Fronts east Into C. v. Martin's
beautiful grounds at the "prettiest" point
of the "Prettiest Mile." ACT QUICKLY
IF INTERESTED.
Harrison & Morton, Realtors
916 Omaha 'yat. D.314
2579 PINKNEY, $3,100.
5-ROOM BUNGALOW
A very neat place, fully modern with
oak finish in living room. A bargain at
this price for a modern bungalow of this
character Will paint " the house or
make allowance for same. Occupied by
owner; Investigate at once.
GLOVER & SPAIN,
Douglas 3962.
919-20 City National.
PRAIRIE PARK
Good' 7 rooms and sleeping porch strict
ly modern home on Fowlor Ave., near
26th St. Oak and white enamel finish,
full basement, furnace heat, garage, pav
ing paid, close to public and parochial
HChools and churches; 2 blocks to 2 car
lines. Price, $6,000, on reasonable terms
J. L. HIATT CO.,
QAA FIRST NATIONAL PHONE fcO
fw BANK BLDG. TSLER UO
SPECIAL BARGAIN, $3,500
6 rooms nnd bath, all modern, garage,
cement walks, paved street, largo lot,- near
Sherman Ave. car and Kountze Park. Im
mediate possession; $750 cash, balance
easy.
P. J. TEBBENS CO.,
605 Omaha Nnt'l Bank. D. 2182.
3621 HAMILTON STREET, $3,160. .
Oak and birch finished, very modern
6-room bungalow, with sleeping porch.
JOHN W. KOFIR1NS. 1802 FARNAM.
WE SELL, rent. Insure and make loans on
city property. North.
MITCHELL INVESTMENT CO.,
24th and Ames Ave.. Col. 1J
FOR SALIC By owner, 6-room modern cot
tage; hot water heat, full sized lot, barn
10x18. Terms if desired. 3817 N. 22d
St. Phone Colfax 4159.
MINNE Lusa ; nice lots on Titus avenu, near
Twenty-fourth street, can be bought at a
bargain; this lot must be sold. Call own
er evenings. Walnut 70. t
41 1 NN E LUSA homes snd lota offer the
best opportunity to Invest vour money
Phone Tvler 17
6-ROOM modern new bungalow. 3832 Wirt
St. ' Walnut 1177.
South
One 5-rcom and one 4-ioom cottage, both
on one lot, live In one and rent the other
-.Price, $2500. Terms. No. 2433 South
20th St. Norris & Morris. 104 North 15th
fit. Phons IV 4270
Miscellaneous.
ONE acre land, S-large-room-house, two
barns, chicken house, corncrib, hog house,
two caves, cistern ill ft. deep, brick lined;
plenty fruit trees, on Lincoln Ave., one
inllo from town. Also gentle driving
horse. Bussy and harness almost new.
One ycarliiiK colt and road cart. Will
sell togcthi r or separate. Frank Konbek,
Plattsmouth, Neb., liox 525. t
(?OK RKN'I' A N D "SALE
HOUSES. COTTAGES AND APARTMENTS.
PORTER & SHOTWELL,
202 S. 17th SI. Douslas IMS.
HOMflS-AN1ITmESIT1CS.
PAYNE INVESTMENT CO.
K,t Oiti. Nnt. Pk Hide
DollK 1781
W. FAUNArSMITH & CO
Real listato and Insurance.
1320 Farnam St.
Doug 1"64.
BARC..VINS iH hoio-s. Owners must. sell.
(I. P. STKP.HINP. 1610 Chleago.
F p WH AP S KLI ,S R E A L ESTATE
REAL ESTATE B'ness Pr'ty
SACRIFICE SALE
Valuable central business property con
sisting of 3-story ballding and full cor
ner lot. Must bo sold to close up a chari
table bequest. A great opportunity for
speculator or anyone who can use the
property at $17,500.
Harrison & Morton, Realtors
816 Omaha Nat 1) 314
WE WILL buy your noma or busineas
property and pay cash.
H. A- WOLF CO..
Electrlo Bldg. Tyler ,
BUSINESS property and Invest meota.
A. P. TUKEY and SON.
620 First National Bank Bldg.
M'CAGUE INVESTMENT CO.,
Income Ruslness and Trsckane Specialist
REAL ESTATE Exchanges
FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE 120-ACRE
southern Iowa farm; all corn land; good
improvements; on main road and mail
route; wanted In exchange, general mer
chandise, hardwara and furniture. Writs
P. O Box, Osceola, la. .
REAL ESTATE Unimproved
West.
ABOUT an acre of ground facing on Dodge
street paved road, Just west of Elm
wood park. This can be sold at bargain
price If taken at once. Tel. Har. 42S3.
TWO LOTS, one block from paved street,
for less than $100 each. Terms, 50c a
week. Tel. Wal. 1 555.
CLEARV1EW LOTS.
' $1 DOWN. 11 A WEEK.
" PAYNE & SLATER CO.
South
FOR 8ALE 2 lots. Just south of Elmwood
Park in Overlook addition. Owner leaving
City. Will aell cheap for cash. Address
Box Y 11S8. Omaha Bee.
Horse& Live Stock Vehicles
FOR SALE Two thoroughbred Jersey
calves, one bull and one heifer. Telephone
Council Bluffs, 121.
REAL ESTATE SUBURBAN
Benson.
4 ROOMS BENSON
. 150xl2S-FOOT LOT.
$2,250 TERMS.
Located four blocks of school and ear
line; house has city water, cistern, electric
lights and gas; fruit, consisting ot
cherries, grapes, currants, gooseberries,
blackberries, etc; garage. A very desir
able place of about one-half ncre cf
ground; sidewalks to car. Call T ler 50
and ask for Mr. Manville.
HASTINGS S HKYPEV,
1614 HARNEY STREET.
Dundee
DUNDEE BARGAIN
l.'OO DOWN.
LIBERTY BONDS
or war savings stamps taken same as cash;
new 5-room bungalow; quarter-sawed oak
floor, oak and white enamel finish; ele
gantly decorated; south front, 2 blocks
to car; yard yet to be fixed. Seward Bros..
57H Brandcis Hldg. Douglas 3341). Colfax
4193.
OWNER
Dundee Bungalow,
$3,450.
Five rooms, oak finish In living room
and dining room, built-in bujfet in din
ing room, complete and moUru In e er
respect; lot iOxlOS'i; look at 4C40 Dodgv
street, then Bee js.
The Byron Reed Co.,
Phone Douglas 297. 1012 Farnam St.
7 IH'NDEllTofir
GEORGE AND COMPANY.
DOUGLAS 756
I HAVE $500 cash and a good Dundee lot
to make first payment on Dundee home.
Phone DourIbs 5i74.
Miscellaneous
FOR SALE Two beautiful lots Just south
of Elmwood park In Overlook addition:
full size lots. 60x150. Owner leaving the
city will sell cheap for cash. Act quick.
Address Box Y 1155, Omaha Bee
REAL ESTATE WANTED
WANTED RANCH OK FA KM
Press brick business block and residence
property; also $30,000 worth mortage pa-
s'X & R. E. MONTGOMERY,
213 City Nat'l Rank Bldg.
WE HAVE seve rl good reliable buyers for
5 and 6-room houses and bungalows with
$300 to $500 down. Call Osborne Realty
Co. Tyler 496. 791 Om. Nat. Bank Bldg.
16th and Dodge Sts Douglas 416
HAVE customer for 7 or 8-room modern
house, between Twenty-fourth and
Thirtieth and between Dodge and Cuming
streets. Call Mr. Browne, Tyler 1672 or
evenings Walnut 3007.
FINANCIAL
Real Estate, Loans and Mortgages.
HAVE that Installment loan on your home
changed to a straight five-year loan nnd
relieve yourself of that monthly burdpn.
E. H. Lougee, Inc., E3S Keeline Bldg.
H. W. HINDER,
Money on hand for mortgage loans
City National Bank Bldg
QUICK ACTION ON LANDS.
W. T. GRAHAM,
604 Bee Bldg. Douglas 1533.
e-lOf FARM LOANS K1 CI
O 72 O PAUL PETERSON, 2 'C
364 BRANDEIS THEATER BLDO.
OMAHA HOMESEAST NEB. FARMS.
O'KEEFE REAL ESTATE CO.,
1018 Omaha Nat. Bank Bldg. Doug. 2715.
CITY AND FARM LOANS.
6, 5 and 6 Per Cent.
J. H. DUMONT CO., Keellne Bldg.
ZM CI MONEY CI C7
072 O HARRISON & MORTON, "2 1
819 Omaha Nat. Hank Bldg.
$100 to J10.000 MADE promptly. F. D.
Wead, Wead Bldg., 18th and Farnam Ste.
MONEY to loan on Improved farms and
ranches. Kloke Investment Co.. Omaha. ,
Private Money.
SHOPEN & COMPANY Douglas 422S.
LOANS ON CITY PROPERTY.
W. H. Thomas & Son, Keeline Bldg.
LOW RATES C. (. CARLBERG, 312 Bran
dels Theater Bldg. D. 585. "
FARM AND RANCH LANDS
Arkansas Lands.
JULY 16TII.
Our next excursion to McGehee, Ark
W. 8 FRANK. SOI NEVILLE BLK.
Nebraska Lands.
200 ACRE STOCK FARM FOR SALE: Three
miles West and one mile North 'of Ft.
Calhoun, Washington county, Neb., 16
milts Northwest of Omaha. All fenced
and cross-fenced with woven wire fence.
115 acres in cultivation, balance pasture,
fine waterworks system and fine Improve
ments for raising and feeding hogs and
cattle. Telephone connection and mall
delivery at farm. Price 1S5.00 per acre.
Inquire at Fort Calhoun State bank or
HENRY ROIIWER, Fort Calhoun. Neb
FOlTSALE'good Section of Wtern
Nebraska land, new 3-room house and
otfter Improvements, Rural Route and
telephone, 12 miles to good Railroad and
town, a bargain at $12,000. Rents for
$1,000 per year. Huffman, 413 Bee Bldg.,
Omaha Neb.
FUR SALE Best large body high-grade,
medium-priced land in Nebraska. Very
little money required. C. Bradley. Wol
hach. Nob.
WRITE me for pictures and prices my farms
and ranches In good Old Dawes County.
Arah L. Hungerford. Crawford, Neb.
WE specialize In selling Nebraska ranches
White & Hoover. 454 Omaha Nat'l Bank
Bldg.
160 ACRES improved, closcln, paved road
llson. 422 Securities Bldg.
Wvoming Lands.
WHEATLAND Wyoming farms, $00 per a..
including paid up water rights. Henry
Levi & C. M. Rylander, 854 Omaha Nat'l.
FARM LAND WANTED
FARMS WANTED.
Don't list your farm with us if you
want to l-nop it.
E. T. SNOWDEN & SON,
r,10 Elertr. Bldg. Douglas 9371.
POULTRY AND PET STOCK
2,000 DAY-OLD-CHICKS. Rocks, Reds,
Orpingtons. Leghorns. Webster, 170S,
2212 Charles.
WHEAT screenings, $2.50 per 100. Delivered.
Wagner. 801 N. 16th St.. Phone Doug 1142.
ANdrORA kittens; six handsome fellows, for
sale. 1541 Willis Ave, Tel. Web. $35.
MONEY TO LOAN
Organized by the Business Men of Omaha
FURNITURE, pianos and notes as security
$40, 6 mo., II. goods, total, $3.50.
Entailer, laiger am'ts. proportionate rate
PROVIDENT LOAN SOCIETY,
432 Securities Bldg., 16th & Farnam. Ty. 6C8.
LOANS OR DIAMONDS- AND JEWELRY
1 Of SMALLER LOANS. CfCl
J- i'O i W. C. FLATAU EST. 1892. 1
6TH FLR. SECURITINES BLDO. TY. 95".
""DIAMONDS AND JEWELRY LOANS.
Lowest rates. Private loan booths. Harry
Maleshock, 1514 Dodge. D. 5619 Est. 1891.
General Murguia Denies
German Propaganda Is
Permitted in Mexico
Juarez, Tlex., July 7. Gen. Fran
cisco Murguia, commander of the
northeastern military zone, denied,
that Germans were being permitted
to violate Mexico's neutrality, in a
statement given the Associated Press
here.
"There is nothing to th.esc reports
of unusual activities, among the few
German refugees in northern Mex
ico," General Murguia said. "Neither
are they being permitted to conduct a
campaign of propaganda in the
north."
General Murguia said Villa and his
band of 30 followers had been driven
into the Durango foothills and were
no longer a factor in the north.
He said a tour of Mexico by a
delegation of American editors would
do much to reveal the true conditions.
"Bitwmland Adventure
I J By Daddy-The Beautiful Stranger
CHAPTER I.
Land Where the Sun Plays.
(In a previous adventure Peggy went to
Blrdland. where shs planned the kidnaping
of the Ulant of the Woods by ths King ot
the Wild tieess and his army. The King
at that time gave her a pressing Invitation
to visit him In the far Northland.)
f SUN, you are so
beautiful I
wish you would stay with us
the whole night through," murmured
Peggy, leaning back in her porch
swing and looking dreamily out over
the lake where the glowing orb of day
was slowlv sinking.
Swish! Something landed on the rail
beside her! Peggy jumped upright.
The something was an excited young
Gander, a soldier of the army of the
King of the Wild Geese. In his beak
he tarried a wild flower
"Come quickly to the land where
the Sun is awake all night," he
honked, dropping the flower in her
hand. "The King of the Wild Geese
has a secret to tell you. Princess
Peggy, and sends you this Snow Drop i
from SAtta Claus land to bring you
to him. Eat7 it, and you will rind it ;
even more powerful than grass from
a fairv ring." ' j
"Oh, but it's getting dark," cried 1
-JMotint your airplane and has en j
inted the Gamier. 'If we don t :
let the Sun get away from us.
we can keep in the light until wc
reach the Day-all-night kingdom.
Peggy hesitated then cautiously b,
the head off the Snow Drop. Presto!
Air;un she was a tiny elf, and again I
her toy airplane was transformed into
a buzzing, powerful flier, which car
ried her into the air so fast the Gan
der had to chase desperately to catch
her. Up higher, she found that the
Sun, instead of sinking, seemed to be
ri ?in.j.
"Why, the Sun's coming up again,"
she cried in surprise.
"No, we've travelled on the wings
of magic to th far Northland,"
honked the Gander. "Here at the top
of the earth the Sun plays in summer.
He doesn't set at night, but swings
around ami around in a circle like on
a merry go-round. He has so much
fun he can't take time to sleep, but
pops into bed and pops rrglit out
again."
Sure enough, instead of getting
darker and darker as at home, it was
getting lighter and lighter and the
Sun was swinging higher and higher
in the sky. Peggy was so fascinated
by tliis queer sight that she was sur
prised when the Gander suddenly
honked:
"Here we are. Dive!"
NZAC TEACHES
I VITAL
LES
Yankee Learns Not to Charge
Into a Barrage and Not to
Go Beyond Objective Set
for Him.
By Associated Press.
With the British Army in France,
july 7"Hcy, Yankee, take it a bit
easy and wait for mw' You ain't
running no bloody hundred yards
dash, vou know."
The speaker was a giant Australian,
loose of limb ind with face bronzed
by years of constant exposure to the
sun. His companion was equally
sturdy, his brawn acquired on his
father's farm in a far western state.
ft was dawn of July 4, and these two,
with many others from Australia and
America, were just pushing out across
the still mist-shrouded field that
stretched away along the Sotnme
valley toward the strongholds of the
Germans, whom they were that day
to vanquish in the first Anglo-American
attack of history.
Just ahead of them was a curtain
of breaking shells from hundreds of
British guns in the rear, clearing way
for their advance, and the Yankees
were having their initial experience
with a barrage tire.
"That barrairc" continued the
Australian as he cleared a shell hole
with a living leap, landing beside his
companion, "that barrage ain't no
blinking bar to be leaned against.,
youngster."
OIT on their right other men from
the United States were eagerly
pressing forward with rifles grasped
tensely and faces expectant. Out
ahead somewhere they were to have
their initiation into real warfare. They
did not know exactly what it would
be like but they were running to it
with an impetuous disregard for the
death that mtglit be waiting lor mem
Too Much Speed.
Suddenly one boy, who had passed
ahead of the others staggered back,
clutching at one arm which hung
helpless by his side. "I was just
telling you so," muttered the Austra
lian to his companion,
"Why why, it's Tom," stammered
the other with a catch in his voice.
It was the first time he had ever seen
a man hit in battle and this was one
of hi9 own pals.
"Too bad, but those things happen,"
remarked the veteran tersely.
"He can be glad he ain't dead. You
fellows have ftot to learn not to
charge into a barrage. It don't help
X k.l,.c T Un, tm,v vn,i
feel-you want to get at 'em but
tnere s time, oia son, mere s tunc -ui
it."
The American, fell in beside the
Australian and pushed ahead thought -
fully. He had had his first vital les-
son in warfare as it is waged today.
i , "'usl lcfl "1S "r. u it
hnn, ahead too fast so that h woul,
tret cautrht in that crashing line of
steel. Tom just learned by burning i
his fingers that fire was hot and '
other American boys were getting
the same hard fact driven home to j
them, strange as it might seem, that :
there was such a thing as too much !
speed in rushing the enemy. i
From somewhere far ahead '.bri
German machine guns began their
barking and bullets came singing.
The western boy ducked sharply as
a screaniine- nellet swished nast his
eaniinir nenet swisnea past ms
"You dodged that one all right,
ear
j j.. i. -r..i. t i. "
veteran said with a grin, "you fellows
are mighty quick."
The American blushed under his1
ERICA
SON IN
WAR
Down they swooped to the edge of
a; sparkling lake, where they found
themselves in the court of the King
of the Wild Geese. The King was
moping on a throne of moss looking
a sad and dismal shadow of the dash
inp, daring air chieftain who had
helped her in the adventurous kid
naping of the Giant of the Woods,
lie cheered up as he saw her and in
stantly dismissed his court.
"Cornel" he honked to Pcfrgy, and
away he flew to a neighboring lake.
Alighting on a wild, deserted-looking
shore, he looked carefully around.
"Now I can tell you my secret."
"I'm dying to hear it," declared
Peggy eagerly.
The King came close and hjspered
in her ear.
"I'm in love!"
"My goodness, Js that all?" ex
claimed Peggy, much disappointed.
'"Isn't that enough?" retorted the
King. "Did you ever have the measles,
mumps, whooping cough, a stubbed
toe, a sore thumb, a new woolen un
dershirt and the toothache all at the
same time?"
"No, I never did," replied Peggy.
"Then you cyit appreciate how I
feel," sighed the King. "I'm in a lot
jj , k d miserable Peggy's
hear softwith pity
..p0OI King," she said soothinR!y.
. Whom are you in love wi,h?"
Th Beautifui Stranger," was the
R. , 8Urprising reply.
., nJ ,J . $
. i
imple .Simon's .Sums.
Complete the letters of Simon's sign they will spell the nam
of a poet. (Answer to previous puzzle ANDES.)
tan and smiled ruefully. "Oh, we are
good, all right, Shorty," he replied
through clenched teeth.
The bullets kept coming in waves,
but the American did not dodge again.
On they went down the shell-torn
slope through barbed wire-Jhat tore
their legs cruelly at times. Then came
the first German trench defense in a
runway where several gray coats
were firing with rifles at the advanc
ing troops.
"Hit-them, Yank, at it," yelled the
Australian, and he hurled himself over
the parapet.
The Yankee was down among the
Germans like a whirlwind, and then
there began a furious lunging and
parrying with the bayonets There
were four Germans in that pit, great
strapping fellows, with plenty of
fight in them. The American was in
a battle rage and he fought furiously,
but with the same headwork that
characterized his veteran comrade's
methods. It was all over in a mo
ment and the enemy lay crumpled in
the ditch. The American had ac
counted for two of them; he had held
his own. .
"Good fellow, Yank, you certainly
can light," the Australian said. "But
hell, man, don't never stab another
boche through the chest. You'll bust
your steel and there'll be the devil
to pay. Get 'em in the throat."
Silences Rapid Firer.
Just a little distance ahead wa$ a
machine gun nest and a bullet from
that direction grazed the Americans
cheek. It angered him. He deliber
ately charged the nest and hurled a
bomb among the gray coats. Another
i.wi dill anntlipr hand erenade WCOt
spinning into the midst of the enemy
with the precision of a base ball
thrown by an expert. Little spouts
of earth shot up and the rapid firer
was silenced.
Two Germans appeared from the
nearby cove-with their hands held
high. "Kamerad," they cried.
The American whirled and fixed his
bayonet.
"No, Yank, no," the Australian
shouted. "The blighters are trying to
surrender. Let 'cm alone. We will
turn 'em over to be sent back. Pretty
creatures, ain't they, these cussed
sausage eaters?"
tii- allied nair continued their
adventurous journey and the story of
tjie early moments-of their fighting
was the same as that at the end.
"This is where we rest," the Aus
tralian asserted as he wiped the
sweat from his brow and leaned
against the breastwork.
"But why," the American de
manded, "why don't we continue? Wc
could get ahead easily now. We've
got the boche on the run."
"I know, Yank, so we could, the
Australian replied as he stared specu
latively toward the east, "but Haig
told me, personally, yesterday that he
wanted me to stay right here. Me and
u-,; 1,1 H nuite 3 talk about it and his
idea was that if we went any further
we might catch the Spanish influenza
that the bodies have got. So we bet
ter linger here for a whiles I reckon.
.Til right, me xanKee saia, ms-
appoinicu.iy.
j o pu wak Predicts DOUblmC)
- . , - ,
! Of Output of Shipyards
, . T , . rhaM f
; Berkeley Cal . July f:
I Schwab director general ol ! the Emer
gncy -.8
be d by delegates to the Associated
i ''e' f th, Worl, reit.
crated his belief that the recent record
of delivery from American, shipyards
of the equivalent of one 10,000-ton
ship a day would be doubled in the
near future.
1.
McAdoo Regains Health.
Washington, July 7. Secretary Mc
Adoo, who went to California several
weeks ago, after an attack of throat
trouble, advised railroad administra
tis., .ffiriolc Iiprp ti-wlav that he has
nun ....-. -
! entirely regained his iieaitn ana nas
i hn maw-iiic a tour ot insneciioii oi
railroad lines and terminals on the
Pacific coast, with a view to recom-
mending betterments in service.
The King burst into enthusiastic,
excited verse:
"Her bonk la Ilka the gurgle of a brook;
I find a world of rapture In her look.
My heart she's caught as If upon a hook;
I'm mad as any hero In a book.'
"I should say you were," agreed
PeSKy- "Father says there's no hope
for a boy when he starts writing
mushy poetry."
"There's no hope for me," cried the
King, almost breaking down. "My ro
mance is a tragedy."
"Doesn't the Beautiful Stranger love
you?"
"Alas, her father is a member of a
band of bandit Geese, deadly enemies
of my tribe, and he has promised her
in wedlock to the chieftain of the out
law flock."
"Oh, it's like 'Romeo and Juliet
exclaimed Peggy, now all excitement
over the King's love story. "But don't
you go and take poison."
"I'm not such a goose as that," re
plied the King. "But, Princess Peggy,
unless I save my beloved, my heart
will break. Will you help me?"
"Of course I will," promised Peggy.
"Where is she?"
"I do not know. Perhaps in the Re
gions of Everlasting Ice; perhaps in
the ranges of the Polar Bear and Wal
rus. This is all I have left of her.b
The King walked to a mud bank be
side the shore and carefully removed
a covering of leaves. There in the
mud was the iruprint of a webbed foot.
(Tomorrow wffl ba told tha story of tha
thrilling meeting ot ths King and the
Beautiful Stranger.)
USTRIAN ROYAL
FAMILY TO FLEE,
UROPEAN RUMOR
Pair Also Accused. According
to Report, of Revealing to
Italians Plans of Recent
Battle.
London, July 7. No light has yet
been shed on the mysterious rumors
concerning Emperor Charles and Em
press Zita, of Austria, which Dr. von
Seydler, the premier, recently found
necessary to deny when his attention
was called to them by a group of
Austrian deputies. The premier de
nounced "these base and absolutely
senseless tales" and declared that any
one caught spreading the rumors
would be punished severely.
One report circulating among cer-i
tain continental papers is that .the
royal pair is charged with revealing
the plans of the recent battle along
the piave to the Italians. Another
renort is that the emperor and em-
hiress planned to flee from Austria.
The origin of the rumors is not
given, but a theory advanced is that
the Austrian public is indignant at
Emperor Charles' peace overtures
through Prince Sixtus of Bourbon,
which was a sensation in diplomatic
circles of the central empires.
According to messages from Vien
na, the visit of the deputies to Dr. von
Seydler was preceded by a public
meeting of the Christian social party
last Sunday, which was attended by
Cardinal Piffl, archbishop of Vienna,
and where the rumors concerning
Emperor Charles and Empress Zita
were denied. The Austrian state cen
sor prohibited publication of details
of this meeting.
The Customer Thought He
Had Cause for Complaint
Recently a farmer with a fretful
cast of countenance entered the gen
eral store of a country town, and
without pausing to chat with the
oracles and prophets perched on
the barrels and boxes, made straight
away for the proprietor.
"What seems to be the trouble
this mornin', Josh?" asked the pro
prietor, noticing what seemed to be
trouble coming his way. "Got some
thin' else to kick about?"
"I don't like to kick, Sam," re
sponded the farmer, "but I do wish
ye'd light a lamp when ye go down,
in yer cellar. That butter I got here
last Tuesday turned out to be patent
axle grease, an
Xeel" interjected the grocery
man, showing some concern. "What
did it do to them summer boarders
at your house?"
"What did it do to them?" re
sponded Josh, with a reflective sigh.
"Why it lubricated their teeth and
throats so derned slippery that they
swallered about four dollars' worth
o' high-priced grub instead o' 20
cents' worth." Philadelphia Tele
graph. .
Some Population.
In a little town in Illlnoln, Mr. Qore
N. Wolrott conducted an Investigation o
find out how n.any animals or, rather,
form, of animal life inhabited an acra of
city landji aya the Popular Science Monthly.
The count Is In a city lot, obtained by mul
tiplying; the contents of a bucketfull by the
flfrures required for an acre, disclosed the
fact that there were between two and a
half millions of rashoppors, locusts, crick
ets, cockroach., earwigs, lantern files,
plant lice, sphlds, and other "bugs" In one
acre of, land.
There will be of course a large variation
In the count accurdlng to tho season In
which it Is made. For examplf. there Is a
one-third Increase In the population In tho
prlng ovqr that In the autumn owing to
tbs rapid multiplication ot earth worms.
GAIN IN U-BOATS
IS REPORTED
HUN NAVY LEADER
Vice Admiral von Capelle Teli:
Reichstag Estimates of Losses
Have Been Exaggerated
by Allies. -
Amsterdam, July 7. Submarines
are increasing in number and quality,
according to Vice Admiral von Ca-.
pelle, in the debate in the reichstag,
He said reports of losses have been
exaggerated by the allies.
Von Capclle's statement camejrre-
iponse to a reference to a report ol
the French under-secretary that two
thirds of the U-boats had been sunk
while twice the number which Ger
many is able to build also are being
destroyed.
"These figures are incorrect," said
Admiral von Capelle, "as is also the
recetii statement by the British min
ister 0? marine that since January last,
the number sunk exceeded construc
tion. The facts are quite the reverse.
All reports about U-boat losses spread
by the enemy are exaggerated. As far
as the number and quality of our
U-boats are concerned our weapon is
increasing in. strength.
"Many of you gentlemen recently -attended
a lecture by one of our sub
marine commanders who had just re--turned
from the barred zone. He de
scribed in detail all the defensive
measures which our enemies employ
against the U-boat His utterances
showed that our splendid U-boat
crews have stood their ground hither,
to against all these measures, and I
have every reason to believe they will
continue to do so in the future.
"Official publications by the admir
alty staff are the most reliable bases
for judging the military results of the
submarine war. If now, about 18,000
000 tons which were at the disposal,
of the enemy already have been de
stroyed, the sinking of an average of,
five big vessels is still reported daily,
this is a guarantee that the efficacy
of the submarine war remains un
altered.". Von Capelle cited the statement by
Vice Adnrral Sims that the ascending
curve op construction would loon
cut the descending curve of submarine
sinking so that the allied powers
would be fully able to replace their
losses.
"Almost simultaneously," he contin
ued, "Edward A. Filene, president of
the shipping committee or the United
States chamber of commerce, said:
'Spring of 1919 will have arrived b"S
fore our curve of shipping construc
tion cuts the curve of U-boat sink-
ings. All statements published in
! newspapers about a decrease in sink
ings are based on hopes and dreams.
"This sounds quite different; al
though Filene, as an American, cer
tainly would not say too little. I
hope that next spring, if the war con
tinues then, that his hopes will prove
to be Incorrect."
Doctors Marvel at Grit
4)f American Wounded
The medical ,folk salute ; the
wounded from thtv fighting around
Chateau Thierry, says the Stars and
Stripes, official paper of the Ameri
can forces in France. From the
youngest litter boy to the senior
surgeon, from the rudest of the field
dressing stations to the finest ope: at-
overwhelming to this effect that 1 1
it U . - t- .. .1-
nicy nave never seen tutu gric in ail
their lives, never seen such unquench- ;
able spirit. , 7
In the four dressing rooms of a di
visional evacuation hospital through
which the procession of wounded
must pass on its way from the field
hospitals, hundreds of soldiers, were
treated last week treated all hours
of the day or night in all those cases
Avhere bleeding had to be stopped.
where fresh dressings had to be given,
where anti-tetanus had not yet been
administered. Such work does not
call for anaesthesia. And in all that
week, there was only one outcry.
That was from a man with a slight
skin wound.
Through the receiving room in the
Red Cross Military Hospital No. 2 in
Paris, 225 of the wounded passed in
one night and there was not a mur
mur from any of them. Onj infan
tryman, who was shot through the ;
abdomen, crawled into the dressing ,
station 27. hours after he had fallen.
On the dressing, table he smoked a
cigarette and talked airily of what
had befallen him and told how an
other doughboy had administered -first
aid arid then disappeared in the
shuffle.
A major saw a man walking grog
gily out past the point from which
the litter boys were operating. He
was cradling hit arms. '
"Are you wounded?" he called out
to him.
"I've only broken my arms" was
the answer. "I caa hoof it."
One infantryman was shot through
both arms and both legs, breaking
the bones of his thighs. He was shot
in the abdomen and shot in the hip.
He talked enthusiatically about the
battle with the doctor who was dress
ing his wounds in the field hospital.
"What's this fellow got, lieuten
ant?" asked some one peering over
the surgeon's shoulders. "Guts," sairT
the lieutenant, respectfully.
Faith.
''We'd have mora prayers answered,'' sail
Bishop Hoss of Muskogee, "If we had more
faith. .
'Too man? of us are Ilka. Willie. Willie,
on a visit to bis uncle's In the country, ad
mired a fine colt.
"Unole, five me that eol will yoof" be
asked.
"Why. no, William,' aaloS hit uncle.
That's a very valuable colt, and I couldn't
afford to give him to you. Do you want a
colt so very badly?'
" 'I'd rather have a colt than anything
else In the world,' said Willie.
"Then,1 said bis uncle, Til tellarou what
you ought to do. Since you want, colt that
much, you ought to pray for one. When
ever I '-want thing1 I always pray for It,
and then It Is sure to coma to me."
"'Is that so, uncle T' said Willie, eagerly.
Won't you please give ma this colt, then,
and. pray for one for yourself?'" Wash
ington Star.
The Hopeful Lawyer.
"Tour ionor, I ask for a postponement."
"Too have had too many postponement
already," roared the Judge. "I'll give you
just fifteen minutes more, and that's all."
"Well, thanks for that, your honor. Some
thing may happen. One of the witnesses
against me might possibly be taken 111." -Lrulsvllle
Courier-Journal. - . -.
American Telephone) & Telegraph Co. :,
A dividend ot.Two Dollars per share will !
be paid on Monday. July 15. 10 IS, tn stock
holders of record at the close of business vo
Thursday. June 20, 1918.
G. D. MILNE, Treasurer
"7i
1
v..