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OF DAY'S DOINGS
Poole Not Arrested.
Washington, Sept. 21. The Nor
wegian foreign office advised the
State department today that Ameri
can Consul General Poole, at Mos
cow, had not been arrested by the
bolsheviki. as recently reported, and
.that direct communication had been
held with Moscow as late as Sep
tember 18. x
: Von Capelle Retires.
Amsterdam, Friday, Sept. 20. Re
. ports that Vice Admiral von Ca
. pelle, German minister of the navy,
has been retired seems to be con
firmed by telegrams from Berlin
announcing thai Vice Admiral
Behncke has been appointed to rep
resent Admiral von Capelle, who is
Wright Named Counsellor.
Washington, Sept. 21. J. Butler
Wright of New York has been se
lected as counsellor of the American
embassy at London to succeed Ir
win B. Laughlin, who will take a
, long leave of absence when he turns
v over the embassy, of which he is
now in charge, to the newly ap
pointed ambassador, John W. Davis.
I. W. W. Calls Off Strike.
. Butte, Mont.,- Sept 21. Striking
Industrial Workers of the World
adopted a resolution late today call
ing on members to return to work
in the mines Monday pending an
inquiry by the federal Department
Of Labor. They make the condi
tion that they will have their old
places in mines without prejudice.
Baku in Tlames,
, Amsterdam, Sept. 11. Explosions
are occurring in Baku and the town
is afire, according to a Moscqw tele
gram to the Russian embassy in
Berlin, which is printed in the Vor
waerts. British and allied troops
recently evacuated Baku and the
town was occupied by the Turks.
Strikers Co Back. ,
Philadelphia, Sept. 21. The work
men at Cramps Ship Yard' who went
on strike yesterday because base
ball players, pugilists and others
alleged to have been inexperienced
ship workers were placed over them
, as bosses, returned to work today.
'The strikers declared they had been
promised an investigation into their
Oaproni Test Successful.
" Mineola, N. Y., Sept 21. The first
official tests of an American:built
Caproni bombing plane, equipped
. with Liberty motors, were success
ful here today in the presence of
jepr'esentatives of the United States,
ftalyi France and Canada. Capt.
Hugo D Annunzio, head of the
Italian aviation mission to America
and son of the poet, was the aviator
in charge ,i ,..-. -
Steel Supply Short.
-Washington, Sept. 21. Shortage
of mora than 4,000,000 tons of teel
is shown, by a report transmitted to
the senate today by Chairman Ba
ruch of the war industries board in
response to a senate resolution. . '
Attend "America's Answer,"
Where Omaha Mother
' Sees Her Son; Ready
for Big Drive.
More than 1,500 "colonels, majors,
' captains and lieutenants" who com
pose the army of Liberty loan
workers who will gather Omaha's
$15,000,000 quota of the Fourth Lib
erty loan, marched through the
downtown streets yesterday after
noon to the music of bands and then
packed the Brandeis theater, where
they cheered the speakers and the
war pictures for two hours aijd got
so chock full of pep that they can
hardly wait for the big drive to
start next Saturday.
T. C. Byrne, state chairman, and
O. T. Eastman, county chairman
for the next drive, marched at the
head of the parade and after them
come the "colonels," "captains,"
etc More than half of the big
irmy of workers were women and
v these women have things, linedup
in great shape. Mr. Eastman men
tioned one of them under Col. Mrs.
Frank Judson, who has already com
pleted a house-to-house canvass in
her district and knows just how
everything stands and is going .to
giye the other "majors" a run for
their money. One of the men "cap
tains" was mentioned who has vis
ment in the two business blocks
assigned to him and knows every
man and woman in that two blocks
, by name.
Workers Ready for Drive.
, The audience put a lot of vim
intA sincrinir patriotic songs after
they had changed themselves from a
long parade to. a big theater audi
ence. The orchestra furnished the
music ' "
Then th first half of "America's
Answer" was screened amid the al
most continuous applause of the
audience as they saw the . boys
Vwer there." and marveled at some
of the eieantic things that our
TTnrle has alreadv done in France.
After an address . by Rev. Titus
. Tiwe. the instructions to the army
of workers were given by County
Chairman Eastman. .
"We are the financial line of de
fense," he said. "Wt are not in the
, actual firing line just as many of
- the soldiers shown on the screen
are not on the firing line." But their
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U. S. ASKS ACTION
TO END REIGN OF
TERROR IN RUSSIA
President Wilson Calls Upon Neutral Nations as Well
r s Allied Powers to Impress Upon Bolsheviki Hor
ror With Which Entire Civilized World
Regards Their Wanton Crimes.
By Associated Press.
Washington, Sept. 21. Horrified by the bloody reign
of terror in Russia, the United States today called upon all
allied and neutral nations to consider what -they may do to
impress upon the bolsheviki the aversion with which the civil
ized world regards their wanton crimes.
By direction of President Wilson, Secretary Lansing dis
patched - instructions to every American diplomatic repre
sentative in the foreign capitals.
The action aligns the United States with that of Great
Britain and France in declaring the bolsheviki responsible for
the murders, crime and excesses'
which have shocked the world, out
laws and public enemies.
Whatever action may be decided
upon by the nations, separately or in
concert, it is made clear will be quite
apart from the prosecution of the
war against TJermany.
Text of Instructions.
This is the text of the State de
partment's instructions to the Amer
"This government is in receipt of
information from reliable sources
revealing that the peaceable Russian
citizens of Moscow, Petrograd, and
other cities are suffering from an
openly avowed campaign of marked
terrorism and are subject to whole
sale"Vxecutions. Thousands of per
sons have been shot without even a
form of trial; ill-administered pris
ons are filled beyond capacity and
every night scores of, Russian citi
zens are recklessly put to death, and
irresponsible ' bands are venting
their brutal passions in the daily
massacre of untold innocents.
"In view of the earnest desire of
the people, of the United States to
befriend Ibe RiissUn. people and to
lend all possible assistance in their
struggle to reconstruct their - na
tion upon principles of democracy
and self-government, and acting,
therefore,: solely in the interesjt of
the . Russian -people themselves, 'this
government feels that it' cannot "be
silent or refrain from expressing its
horror at this state of terrorism.
Furthermore, it believes that in or
der to check the further increase of
the .indiscriminate slaughter of Rus
sian citizens all civilized nations
should register their abhorrence of
"You will mauire. therefore.
whether the eovernment to which
you are accredited will be disposed
to take some immediate action which
is entirely devoid from the atmos
phere of belligerency and the con
duct of the war, to impress upon
perpetrators of these crimes the
aversion with which civilization re
gards their present wanton acts."
Relief Work Hindered.
The reported action of the bol
sheviki in effecting an alliance with
Germany for offense and defense is
an added cause for the step.
Official reports from Russia, many
coming through neutral countries.
have recited revolting acts that have
astounded and shocked the world.
The reign of terror has already
greatly hindered the efforts of the
United States - to alleviate an im
pending famine in Russia, as it is
impossible to furnish much needed
supplies to that part of the country
under bolshevik control without ac
tually feeding the German army and
Uhe German populace. It is con
ceded that there, is. enough food in
southeastern Russia and western Si
beria to feed all the Russianspeople
if a means of distribution could be
effected to keep the supplies from
falling into German hands.
The alliance between the bolshe
viki and Germany presents a dan
gerous situation to the allies in that
it may afford Germany an opportun
ity greatly to increase her waning
man power. . ,
Secretary Lansing today reiterated
that the efforts of American troops
at Vladivostok and Archangel were
solely to aid the Izecho-Slovaks to
leave Russia, for the western front
(Continued ea Fas Twa, Colnma 8Tn.)
Archbishop Ireland Is
Near Death 8 Door
S.. a'aul, Minn., Sept 21. The
Rev. Thomas A. Welch, secretary to
Archbishop John Ireland, told the
Associated Press at 4 o'clock this
afternoon that the, archbishop had
suffered another sinking spell. Phy
sicians, it was said, have not entirely
abandoned? hope for his recovery.
BY U-BOAT ON
Crew Escapes in Boats When
Vessel Is Torpedoed 85
" Miles Off U. S. North
An Atlantic Port, Sept. 21. The
American steam trawler Kingfisher
was torpedoed and sunk 85 miles'
olt'the north Atlantic coast last
night. Captain Riley and his crew
of 26 . were rescued and reached
t T.he fawler was on ', the fishing
banks when the 'enemy submarine
Advice v ftceTveWier l';!fo-'
night indicated that the tor
pedo was -fired ' iWithout warn
ing. N6 pat' was injured, and the
captain- and. crew., quickly took 'to
the boats.' They reported that the
submarine did not approach them
after they had left their vessel and
that there was ho shell fire. The
weather was moderate and the men
were able o. row to land.
The Kingfisher was owned by the
East Coast . Fisheries company and
hailed from Portland, Me.
Fourth Liberty Loan
Honor Flag Hoisted
Above U. S. Treasury
Washington, Sepfc, 21. While a
hundred French veterans stood at
salute, the Fourth Liberty loan hon
or flag was raised today to the top
of the treasury where it wilL fly
throughout the loan campaign,
which starts next Saturday. The
banner is similar to the emblem of
the third loan except that it bears
fojir instead of three blue bars on
the interior field of white.
Referring to the fourth loan, Sec
retary McAdoo said:
"We are prepared to make any ex
penditure of blood that may be re
quired to do this great job for,civi
lization and humanity, and because
we are willing to shed our blood we
are willing to expend what is of
far less consequence, every dollar
of American treasure we now have
or that we may hope to have from
now until eternity.
, "We are resolved to liberate
France, Belgium and the other op
pressed peoples of the earth. We are
resolved that democracy and free
dom and civilization shall not per
ish from the face of the earth, and
that no German kaiser or any other
kind of despot shall ever again be
permitted to menace the peace of
Soldier Fires at
Bill Misses Mark
Amsterdam, Sept. 21. An attempt
has been made at Kursk to assas
sinate Leon Trotzky," the bolshevik
minister of war and marines, ac
cording to a dispatch sent from Kiev
b.y the correspondent of the Leip
sig Abend Zeitung.
The correspondent says a soldier
fired twice at Trotzky, but missed
his mark. . :
6,000 Children Attend '
,; Mass for Dead Prelate
New York, Sept, 21. Six thousand
parochial .schqol children 'attended
a solemn mass, of requiem for Car
dinal Farley at St Patrick's cathe
dral today. . v
; In a eulogy, Monsignor LaVelle
refe ed t the dead prelate as the
originator of" special masses for
children, a practice which has been
adopted, in'' Catholic jchurchei
throughout th world, ; ...
Whers Do We Go From Here?
WU .ikeydi&t fall
for our peace stuff
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Roumanian Crown Prince
Flees to Odessa For Life
Copenhagen, Sept. . 21. The
Roumanian crown prince has fled
from Roumanian territory and ar
rived in Odessa, according to the
Ukrainian newspaper Krewskaia
News of the flight' of Crown
Prince Charles of Roumania follows
closely reports that came ifront Ger
man sources of an anti-German out
break in Roumania in which Queen
Marie; wno is In tmcbmprdmising
sympathizer with the entente, was
the prime mover. King Ferdinand
was-reported to be holding aloof
from the movement. '
Crown' Prince Charles is known
to hive been irt sympathy with the
attitude of his mother in her bitter
hatred for all things German.
Will Rally Army to Aid Allies.
Paris, Sept. 14. (Correspondence
of the Associated Press.) Queen
Marie of Roumania is looking for
ward hopefully for the time to come
when the Roumanian army can
again take the field against the Ger
man oppressors of her little coun
try. It is shown that she will rally
her army whenever, the time seems
favorable and the enlente allies re
The 'queen is thoroughly English
in her thought and action." 'She
cannot rest content under the dom
ination of Germany.
"You can tell the American peo
ple, whose sympathy and support
I value so highly," said the queen,
in a recent message forwarded here,
"that the desire of my soldiers to
renew .the combat is still strong.
I hope that with the growing suc
cesses of the allies that desire may
yet ripen into' action vnd result
Anally in the complete victory for
all th-mrt!ons,oithetententv, .
i Under M& '&! "tatki ' "'
Roumania,' 1 the free people of
the United Statesvmay be assured,
will never remain the vassel of Ger
many. It desires to play an hon
orable and active part in the great
struggle which the allies are wag
ing for the reign of right and law
and for the liberation of the small
er nations. It is my fervent wish
that an opportunity again to par
ticipate in the war may soon te giv
en it. '. '
"Germany for the moment has
the country under its heel, but a
people descended from the Romans
and Spartans and inheriting all the
traits of courage and independence
of their ancient forbears will never
willingly become the servants of
the masters of, Potsdam. We need
the helping hand of America and
our other allies to free us from our
present position. Let not the great
heart of the people of the United
States forget us in our struggle."
American Army , Men
fa Northern Russia
Busy Every Minute
Archangel, Sept. 21. The Ameri
can army contingent in northern
Russia already has played an im
portant role. -Its uniform is familiar
everywhere from Archangel to the
front ' - " "
The engineers are busily engaged
in constructing roads and in other
detail work, while the other troops
and , sailors are carrying out their
respective duties. '
Besides having their military
dutiev to perform the Americans
have been hard at work in sanita
tion, relentlessly scrubbing down the
quarters formerly occupied by the
bolsheviki 'and digging drainage
ditches. " . ! .
Recently owing to a political dis
pute, the' street car system in Arch
angel was brought to a standstill.
A squad of Detroit motor men im
mediately took charge of the situa
tion and now the dinkey little cars
are running through the streets of
the city in true American style.
Gompers Puts Over
War Aims Program
In Labor Congress
London, Friday, Sept. 20. After
inconsequential discussion today
the entire report of the committee
on war aims of the inter-allied labor
conference, was adopted with virtual
This result is regarded a triumph,
for Samuel Gompers, ' president of
the American Federation of Labor.
Will Sell Railroad and
.PuHman Tickets Together
Washington, Sept. 21. Plans for
selling railroad and Pullman tickets
in a single transaction at ticket of
fices have been completed and will
be put into effect by November 1
at the latest, the railroad adminis
tration today announced. This will
eliminate the present system, by
which a traveler is required to pur
chase a transportation ticket at
three cents a mile, or 3 1-2 cents if
he intends to travel in a Pullman and
then to get his Pullman reservation
at another window.
Germans Live LikeMghting
Cocks in Ruined Cambrai
With the British Army in France, Sept. 21. The pillaging of
Cambrai after its recent evacuation by civilians is thus described in a
letter written by a soldier September 10:
, "In Cambrai We lived like fighting cocks. All the civilians had
' to go out of the town, leaving behind many valuable articles, with
which we Germans greatly amused .ourselves. The food office was
regularly stormed. Here one officer and 15 of the guards fell a sor
, rowful, but true state of affairs. Our section of course, took an ac
tive part We. bought a heap of things for very little money. I had
jhe good luck to obtain access to the wine cellar, which was flooded
. with wine. . We also took a stock of bottles of brandy and all this
V-in the fourth year of the warJU tk , . .
Another soldier mentioned the food shortage and added: "We
have just put a juicy roast of horse flesh over the fire. We got it yes
v terday from a horse which had just been killed. The beast had hardly .
-fallen when men came running from all sides with hatchets and
knives. - We managed to get a fine cut from the leg.! . .v . .
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AUTO JINX BUSY;
ONE MAY DIE;
Roy Hill Suffers Concussion of
., Brain When: Struck
'From Car in a .
, ; , ;. Collision.
Saturday afternon and night was
a "jinx"- day for four automobile
drivers, and also for two pedes
trians. Altogether five persons
were hurt, and two arrests were
made on the charge of reckless
Roy Hill, a chauffeur, 114 North
Eighteenth street, while driving
north on Twenty-second street, col
lided with another automobile
driven by Jacob Kaplan, 1818 North
Twenty.-fifth street, at Lake a'nd
Twenty-second streets. Witnesses
allege that Kaplan was responsible
for the collision.
Hill suffered severe bruises about
the body and was unconscious. He
was removed to St. Luke's hospital,
where, it is said he has concussion
of the brain. The accident Occurred
just after the noon hour at which
time traffic is heavy at that intersec
tion, j N
While walking north in Sixteenth
street near Cuming, Phillip Cram
buno, 1102 North Sixteenth street,
was struck by a motorcycle going
west in Cuming street by Guy John
son, 1947 North Twenty-fifth street,
at about 3:30. Crambuno suffered
a severe laceration of the scalp, an
abrasion of the -right thigh, and a
sprained ankle. He was given sur
gical attention by Police Surgeon
Johnson at the police station and
later removed to his home by the
police. Johnson was arrested.
Little Girl Run Down.
Nellie Greco, 6 years old, 1120
North Sixteeth street, while play
ing in front of her home, was run
down by an automobile driven by
Louis Sorenson, Dickens, la., at
6 p. m. The little girl suffered
slight bruises about her body. She
was removed to her home, where
her injuries were dressed by Police
surgeon A. J. Edstrom.
Three Narrowly Escape.
Joe Pivonka, proprietor Prague
hotel, 1402 South Thirteenth street,
Ed ,Savo, a lodger, and Joe Huleka,
Brainard miraculously escaped se
rious, injury when the auto in which
they "were riding, driven by Savo,
tipped over as they cut the corner
at Forty-sixth and Cuming streets
at 6 p. m. The police were noti
fied of the accident, but before they
arrived the auto nad been righted.
Savo was placed under arrest on
the charge oj reckless driving. He
later was released on bail.
Miss Frances Range Will
Address Patriotic League
The Patriotic. League of the
Young Women's Hebrew associa
tion will meet Monday night at 8
o'clock in its rooms on the third
floor of the Lyric building. Miss
Frances Range will address the
members on "War Community
Work." The league has planned
an active program of war work for
the year . '
Miner Arrives Overseas
Safely With Army Forces
Word has been received that Fred
Miner, formerly with The Bee clas
sified advertising department, has ar
rived safely overseas with the Amer
ican expeditionary forces.
IN POSITIONS ON
HINDEN BURG LINE
Troops on North Pressing Toward Canal Between St
Quentin and Cambria; French on South Moving
Forward Steadily; Allied Stroke in Macedonia '
Developing Successfully on Wide Front
By Associated Press.
Allied troops are progressing satisfactorily in breaking
down the defenses of St. Quentin. On the north the British
are fighting in the Hindenburg positions and pressing toward
the canal between St. Quentin and Cambrai, while on the
south the French are moving forward steadily.
For a stretch of more than 10 miles north ofSt. Quentin
the British now hold the dominating hills and the present
local action in the region west of Chatelet probably is for the
purpose of further improving the situation in anticipation of
a great assault against the Hindenburg line.
1 The main enemy defenses in tha
region between Cambrai and St
Quentin, both of which are threat
ened by the present British opera
tions, are based on the canal, high
way and railroad running north and
south on an average of about two
miles from Field Marshal Haigs
In Hindenburg Positions.
Toward Lecatelet the British are
pressing eastward on a front of
three miles and are within four
miles of the town, one of the im
portant German bases . on this
front. With the Australians already
in the Hindenburg positions, other
British forces are rapidly overrun
ning them north of Hargicourt
West of St. Quentin the French are"
within two miles of 'the outskirts,
while on the south they are forcing
the Germans to give up- important
villages and other positions.
St. Quentin, vas a result of .the
week's operations, is in a more seri
ous oosition from the enemy view
point than probably at any timt
FOR RELIEF OF
Omaha's Contribution Great
est Per Capita of All Cities;
Omaha gave more than $15,000 for
the Belgian babies yesterday. Money-
flowed so fast into the coffers of
the drive committee that it was
imposible to count it, until the Ne
braska National bank volunteered to
have the work done by its expert
fellers, y A. v", - K--
Everyone seemed. tpb?oyerjoyed
at the opportunity to give the means
df Jiealth and happiness to the poor-
little waifs made homeless by the
ravages of the Hun. .
Omaha's contribution is the great
est per capita realized in all cities
of the United States. The amount
raised in New York City was
Early in the day the 66,200
little bouquets of forget-me-nots,
favorite flower of the Belgian
queen, 'were sold to te generous
public and the collectors were clam
oring for more.
Rush orders were sent to the
wholesale milinery houses, who
dropped everything and went to
work to make the little blus tokens.
Girls sat all afternoon in the office
at headquarters, tying the Belgian
colors on the new flowers.
The Dundee Women's Patriotic
league ended the day's campaign by
soliciting in Omaha theaters at the
night .performance. More than
$1000 was donated by the audien
Will Command Balloon
School at Fort Omaha
Lt. Co!. J. F. W. Wueft, new com
mandant at the Fort Omaha balloon
school, arrived in Omaha Friday
night accompanied by Mrs. Wueft.
He has been attending the artillery
school of fire at Fort Sill, following
a course of instruction in the bal
loon school here. He finished the
course in the Omaha school two
Colonel Wueft is a graduate of
the West Point Military academy
and was assigned to an infantry
regiment before being selectedl to
take charge of the balloon school.
Affairs at the fort are being put' in
shape for a transfer and it is prob
able that the new commandant will
take charge of the. school today.
Lieut Colonel Hersey has been
ordered east and will undoubtedly
be ordered overseas to take charge
of balloon work of the American
Mrs. Wueft, who accompanied her
husband and will make her home
here while her husband is assigned
to' duty at Fort Omaha, is an at
tractive and charming woman and
during her short residence here
while her husband was attending
the balloon school made a host of
friends who will welcome her back.
Gendarmes Fire Upon
Rioters Looting Hotels
and Shops in Salzburg
Zurich, Switzerland, Sept. 21.
Serious food riots continue at
Salzburg, according to Munich
papers. Rioters attacked the gov
ernment palace and broke down
the doors, whereupon the gen
darmes fired, killing or wounding
, Hotels , have been lootecy food
shops raided and army stores x
plundered. - ., v .
since the beginning of the war. , A
further push eastwarcPby the Brifc-
ish from their flewly won height po
sitions on the northwest will vir
tually place the allies on three
sides of the town. St.' Quentin is
an important outpost of Laon, per
haps the most important enemy base
in northern France. The French on
the south are 10 miles from Laon
and are hammering it with their big
guns. " ' ... , :-
Fires Started by Huns. ,
Southwest of Metz, where the
French and Americans" recently
cleared the St Mihiersalient, the
Germans have started further fires.
Soldiers and wagon trains - have
been moving northward and it is be
lieved the Germans are preparing for
a possible allied attack or a retire
ment on their own- initiative. Else
where on the western front there
has been no change in the situation
The allied stroke in central Mace
donia which opened with the ex-'
pulsion of the Bulgarians, from the
important Sokol position, , is de
veloping successfully' on. a wide
front. Further progress by the
Serbs towards the Vardar river and
the Uskub-Saloniki railroad paral
leling it probably will bring about
a readjustment of the Austro-Ger-man
and Bulgarian ' position!
throughout this whole theater.
May Outflank Bulgaria
With the Serbs within nine miles
of the railroad and the river, the
only artery of communication for
the enemy troops around Lake
Doiran, it seems within the range
of possibility that the railroad can
be cut. From Krnyovo Demirkapu,
on the railroad, the terrain is fav
orable and by pressing toward the
Vardar the Serbs can outflank
Prilep and Lake Doiran. Southeast
of Prilep the Serbs are in the foot
hills of the Drenska planina, a,
height position protecting the town
on the south.
Additional Bulgarian prisoners
have been taken by the Serbs, who
also have liberated ten more towns.
The British and Greeks continue
their pressure in the Doiran region,
but evidently their activity is mainly
for the purpose of keeping the en
emy occupied so that he cannot send
aid to the front further west.
It is reported , from Ukrainian
sources that the crown prince of
Roumania has fled from Jassy to
Odessa. The reason for his flight
is not disclosed. Recent German
reports have been to the effect that
an anti-German outbreak was in
progress or was imminent in Rou
mania with Queen Marie as one of
the principals behind the movement'
Gillette Attacks War
Records of Democrats
Washington, Sept 21.-Represen-'
tative Gillett of Massachusetts, act
ing republican leader, in a speech
in the house today attacked the war
record of the democratic maioritv
contrasting it with that of the re
Speaker Clark, Democratic Leader
Kitchin and Chairman Dent of the
house military committee were sin
gled out for comment on their at
titude and activities and Chairman'
b ems , of the democratic congres- '
sional campaign committee was ac
cused of unfair criticism'of the re
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