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OCTOBER 1, 1018.
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South Omaha-2318 N St.
Council Bluffs 14 N. Maiu St.
Lincoln l.utle UmiJiu.
Dafly 67,135 Sunday 59,036
Ararat circulation for tna monUi. aubacribad and iwora to b)
Dwlcht WlUlame. Circulation Mauaser.
Subscribers laavlnf the city ahould hava Tbt Baa mailed
te them. Addreea changed as often aa requested.
Once more for Liberty all together!
Buy a bond and add your strength to Uncle
- u i t
Mr. Hitchbranch is still mad. That's very
evident from his weak-kneed come-back.
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Germans have no friends, but why they have no
Five great battles raging at once, and each
one going against him, is enough to occupy the
kaiser's thoughts.
No one need worry as to how "Big Jeff" will
rote when the honor and safety of the United
States is involved.
The creative genius who created the class of
"pewter politicians" evidently wanted to make
ure for a place for the tin soldier.
Grant certainly knew something about war,
as Foch is proving by his application of the
great American's strategy and tactics.
The back door to Austria is now open, and
the front door is rapidly being pounded down.
Deutschland will find out just what it is like
Taalat Pasha insisted the other day that a
decision could never be won on the battle field.
Wonder if he has heard what Allenby is doing
in Palestine?
i ne aenare is msnosea 10 nur a ix on cui-
ftn nH mat if srirk. tin mafffr wlipflir flip
house likes it or not. Here is a fight we hope
the senate wins.
Americans used French and British artillery
when they first went into action, but now they
are using their own and some they have bor
rowed from the Huns.
' Under the war pressure America has done a
srreat deal to reduce waste, but can still do much
more Take another inventory and see where
you can cut the corners closer.
Wilhelm the Worst hid in a cellar at Mann-
heim while an air raid was on, and perhaps for
the time realized how some of his helpless vic
tims have felt. Unfortunately, the palace in
which he was hiding escaped being hit.
In the Austrian Reichsrat a motion has been
made that all belligerent powers be invited to
a "non-binding discussion" of peace terms.
Czernin ought to tell his Parliament what hap
pened when he made a similar suggestion.
General von Risberg admits that the Amer-
cans won a victory at St. Mihiel, but valiantly
dds that the fact doesn't frighten the kaiser-
es. He may be assured our boys did not go
ross to scare anybody, but to lick the kaiser.
You may have noticed that the president has
d to go personally to congress and beg the
mocrata to vote for each of the great war
V 1. - II.. , i.j
J:asnre in-'wnicn ne is personally interested.
e seems to have known all along that the re-
ublicans would support him in all worthy un-ertakings.
The jenate committee is in no hurry to in-
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tcsiigaie mc asuniKiuii xititca cxpusurc nur
V go further with an inquiry into the subsidiz
K of the other papers with money from the
iVie source. Some of the members of the
) Bte are interested in newspapers of their own
I An sang to pro-German music as long as they
ugui ii was sdic.
Cotton Men in Control
The war industries board has announced the
rsonnel of two committees, one to regulate
marketing of cotton by control of prices
id by the United States and its allies for their
in supply, the other to investigate the entire
Ration and to pass on the question whether
virires. should he fixed. Rpnrpspnrarivpe nf
- fn-producing states want no price-fixing.
t to come they demand at least di cents a
I for raw cotton, about three times the
V peace times figure.
I believe" that every one of the men named
e two committees is a loyal American,
:st man, a capable man. But we regret
not help feeling that most thinking econ-
wjII regret that the great civilian pur-
ftllMir rrt malrritv intarcfe hm
' "4n' 's 50 sl'Snt'y represented.
T 'r,tebuying committee are Charles J.
"e?fe Department of Agriculture, one
thejtflOklahoma cotton dealer, one New
, X dealer, one Atlanta retired cotton
i"r w buv'n8 fr tne government. The
Abl committee is headed by Thomas
"ice chairman of the tariff commis-
Kebraska retail merchant sertes
iree cotton growers, from Teias,
na and Mississippi; one ew 'Jr-
factor, one South Carolina ra; nu
itton goods and one New England
per cent of each committee is
i" unconsciously or conseously
Ictional feeling or trade ttiterest
t. But every family, nf rth or
black, rich or poor, buy cotton
Ih've the prices it pays Effected
to committees do, and fhe only
ir and proper representation in
v trorn the conscious o nncou-
conone profiteering.
' ' Bulgaria has accepted terms tor an armistice
as dictated by the Entente, which undoubtedly
means that a separate peace with that country
will be similarly concluded. It will be on a
basis of unconditional surrender, but we may
reasonably assume it will contain nothing of the
barbarous exactions or diplomatic deception
practiced at Brest-Litovsk, or the savage terms
forced down Roumania's throat by the Huns.
Justice will be the foundation, and not revenge.
Turkey must soon follow Bulgaria. With
the road to Germany blockaded, supplies cut off
and armies almost exhausted, the sultan cannot
hope to hold out much longer in an unequal
struggle. This naturally leads up to Austria as
the next weakest member of the quartet, still
capable of much resistance, and bound to Ger
many so closely as to practically destroy any
independence of action in matters of negotiation.
While affairs have thus turned definitely in
favor of the Allies, it is quite plain that the big
end of the job is still ahead. Germany must
be conquered. Defection of the useless ele
ments of the combination will not end the fight
ing ability of the kaiser, and he may be de
pended upon to resist to the utmost. It be
hooves our people, therefore, not to relax in
effort, nor to waste time in talking peace, until
our boys have reached Berlin. Only when
Prussian militarism is prostrate, when its power
for harm is finally and absolutely broken, will
the world be ready for peace.
Victory on the southern front is being sup
ported by steady gains on the western. The
armies of right are slowly pounding down the
strength of the Hun. Stand fast now, and give
the boys the support they need, both moral and
Clearing the Way for Suffrage.
President Wilson's appeal to the senators that
they dispose of the pending suffrage amendment
by adopting it as a war measure will probably
clear the way for that long blockaded proposal.
Opposition to it has been encountered chiefly
among the democrats from the southern states.
Republicans are pledged to let the states pass
on equal suffrage, and it was only because of the
overwhelming vote given the amendment by re
publicans in the house that it was adopted there.
Mr. Wilson's argument that it should be passed
as a war measure will aid the recalcitrant and
reactionary democrats to so salve their con
spiences that they can perform this belated duty,
which the republicans have stiported as an act
of justice, in order to support their pretense of
backing up the president. The main point is
that it will give the women what they have
asked for fifty years, and remove one great
cause of discord from public life.
Germany's Counterfeit Indignation.
The imperial German government has for
mally threatened the United States with re
prisals, unless the shotgun is abandoned as a
weapon by our army. What a guffaw must
have resounded through Valhalla when the,
shades of all the dead and gone Huns got this
Remember that the first bomb ever dropped
from an airship in war was dropped by a Ger
man on a hospital at Antwerp.
The first passenger steamer ever sunk with
out warning by a submarine was the Lusitania,
and she was flying the American flag.
Edith Cavell was executed, and after her
death the military governor of Belgium issued
an edict to make her act a crime.
Germany first employed poison gas in war
fare. Countless deliberate attacks have been made
on Red Cross hospitals back of the line.
It was German soldiers who deliberately cut
the throat of the first American boy to die in
this war, as he lay wounded in No Man's Land.
It was Germany that armed its soldiers with
spiked clubs to crush the heads of wounded
men, and thousands have been so slain.
All these things were done in direct violation
of the rules of civilized warfare, as formulated
at The Hague and elsewhere in agreement be
tween the great powers of the world.
Keep this in mind, and then you will under
stand how spurious is the pretense of Germany's
indignation at the shotgun.
Help the Shopkeeper Save Paper.
Your grocer does not want to offend you.
You must ask him not to wrap up package
goods. Take a shopping bag or basket with
Your merchant does not want to offend you.
Don't ask him to wrap up small purchases. Have
some war pride and carry your package home,
unwrapped with extra wrapping paper, or let
him deliver it simply tied in with a string.
Your furniture man does not want to offend
you. Ask him to use burlap and cloths in de
livering furniture to you. He can use them
over again.
Your hardware man does not want to offend
you. Ask him to deliver hardware without
wrapping or take it home with you.
All paper must be saved to help win the war.
The War Industries Board has declared that we
must all save paper; that the production is only
about 50 per cent of the requirements forfwar
industries; that we must stop using many grades
of paper in order that paper-making machines
may manufacture paper which is required to
move food and clothing to France. Profligate
use of paper has been abnormally stimulated.
Curb that appetite for wasting paper.
Every bit of wrapping paper that you save,
every bit of naper that you save, saves coal,la
bor, chemicals and emphasizes your patriotism.
"Figures won't lie, but liars will figure," and
the whole democratic state administration is try
ing to make it appear that taxes have not been
increased in Nebraska. The fact that the state
budget has jumped from $4,000,000 to $9,000,000
under democratic administration is a little hard
for them to get around, however.
And the Yankee boys are pouring into
France steadily at the rate of 10,000 a day, each
well armed and fully equipped, with plenty of
supplies tp see him through the winter. This
is what the kaiser told his people could not
American airmen, flying in American air
ships, have done wonderful service on the battle
line in the last two or three days. This is most
gratifying news, but the Hughes report ought
to be eiven out before it becomes aiicknt his-
" an
Right in the Spotlight.
Lt. Gen. Sir John Monash. K. C.
B who has succeeded Sir. William
Birdwood in command of the Au
stralian and New Zealand forces on
the western front, is a civil engineer
by profession, and the first lew to
attain so high a rank in the British
military establishment. Soon after
the commencement of the war he
was appointed chief censor for
Australia. He served right through
the Gallipoli campaign, and was
mentioned three times in dispatches.
Subsequently he served in the Suez
Canal zone and later was trausferred
to the western theater of war.
One Year Ago Today in the War.
British bombed Zeebrugce. the
German submarine base on Belgian
Ten persons killed and 38 injured
in the heaviest German air raid on
London to date.
Thirty Years Ago Today.
The Omaha medical college
opened today for the season, the
first lecture being delivered by Dr.
Peebles of Lincoln.
The paving of Capitol avenue has
necessitated the discipline of the old
horse car track and it is replaced by
oi'e of the latest design.
J. Sterling Morton left for Lin
coln, where he will speak on free
The orthodox Hebrew school as
sociation are taking up subscriptions
to maintain a school in this city and
have now collected in the vicinity
of $300.
C. H. Sloman. Samuel Friedman
and Morris H. Sloman have incor
porated themselves as the Omaha
Mortgage Loan company. The cap
ital stock is $10,000.
W. F. Griffith and wife have re
turned after a week's visit to Chi
cago. The Day We Celebrate.
A. F. Stryker, secretary Omaha
Live Stock exchange, born 1868.
Hans Larson, salesman for Mil
ton Rogers & Sons company, born'
David R. Francis, U. S. ambassa
dor to Russia, born at Richmond,
Ky., 68 years ago.
Mrs. Annie Besant, leader of The
osophists, born in London. 71 years
Michael Cardinal Logue, Roman
Catholic Primate of All Ireland,
born at Carrigart. Ireland. 78 years
Bishop Frederick D Leete, of the
Methodist Episcopal church, born at
Avon Springs, N. Y., 52 years ago.
A. J. Prexel Biddle, author, ex
plorer and lecturer, born in Phila
delphia, 44 years ago.
This Day in History.
1799 Rufus Choate, the brilliant
legal light of Massachusetts, born
at Ipswich, Mass. Died at Halifax,
N. S., July 13, 1859.
1801 Preliminary articles of
peace between France and England
signed in London.
1853 Turkish Sultan declared war
against Russia, and gave permission
to the allied fleets to pass the
1899 Diomede Falconio arrived
at Quebec as the first permanent
apostolic delegate to Canada.
1908 Two-cent postage between
the United States and Great Britain
1914 Turkish capitulations for
mally abrogated.
1915 Half a million Austro-Ger-mans
reported to be ready for in
vasion of Serbia.
1916 Ten German airships made
a raid on the eastern coast of Eng
land. Timely Jottings and Remarks.
1523d day of the great war.
Mr. and Mrs. William Jennings
Bryan today enter upon the 35th
year of their wedded life.
Today is the 93d birthday of Miss
Delia C. Torrey of Millbury, Mass.,
aunt of former President Taft, and
known throughout the country as
"Aunt Delia."
Maine's big game season will open
today, when deer shooting will be
gin, extending to December 15.
Saloons will be abolished today in
many cities and towns of New York
state, which voted "dry" in the elec
tion last November.
Wartime service will be the gen
eral theme at the annual conference
of the Daughters of the American
Revolution in Missouri, which opens
today at Jefferson City.
The prohibition amendment to the
state constitution of New Mexico,
adopted by vote of the people last
November, will become operative
Storyette of the Day.
Read Admiral Samuel MvGowan,
navy paymaster general, said the
other day;
"Those navy contractors who paid
graft commissions to middlemen
were very foolish, for the navy has
warned contractors time out of
mind to leave the middelmen alone.
"Yes," the admiral went on, "the
contractors who have been bam
boozled by middelmen are as foolish
as the colored gentleman who was
owed $4.
"After tryi.K', in vain to collect his
as the colored gentleman who was
a lawyer.
" 'What reason,' the lawyer asked,
'does the debtor give for not paying
his debt?'
"Boss," said the colored gentleman
anxiously, 'he's gimme a mighty
good reason, sah.'
'"Well, what is it?'
" 'He done say. boss,' hat he's been
own me that money so loni
Text of the Konta Letter
Illustrating what the German agents were
aiming to do by the purchase or subsidizing
of American newspapers.
"New York. March 31. 1915. Dr. Bernard
Dernbtirg, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, New York City
Your Excellency: In re the purchase and pub
lication of a daily newspaper in this country
in the interests of Germany and the German
government, I heg leave to submit to Your Ex
cellency the following report, in pursuance of
our recent conversation:
"The expenses of the war news service, com
bined with a considerable .decrease of advertis
ing owing to business depression, have seriously
affected the financial status of several papers
in this city, already made sufficiently precarious
by the excessive competition of the last 15 years
or so. With the standard price of the American
newspapers down to one penny, they have
shown a serious loss on each copy sold, which
has had to be met entirely out of advertising
profits. The consequence has been, and this
state of affairs continues, that most of the daily
papers in New York have been published at an
annual loss which has had to be met by constant
loans in Wall street, which as a rule is content
to take its profits indirectly, in abstention from
hostility to its doings, if not in positive support
of them.
(Then follows a detailed discussion of the
New York new paper field.)
"The price quoted for the Evening Mail by
its editor, who controls the stock, is $1,000,000.
Whether control of the Globe can be had at all
is a matter for cautious inquiry. Of course, an
evening paper can be turned into a morning
paper, if preferred. Certain it is that, generally
speaking, and with the exception of the Evening
Post, the morning press has far more influence
on political opinion in this country than the
evening papers, which are held to be more read
by women. Hence their superiority in the ad
vertising field.
"In all this I have assumed that the purpose
is to buy a paper already existant and not to
found a new one. The chief advantages of this,
aside from the invaluable Associated Press fran
chise, which inhered the paper, however often
it changes hands, the chief advantages of the
purchase of a paper already in existence, how
ever precarious its state, must be obvious.
"There is a name already familiar; there is an
organization in working order, easily remod
eled; there is a complete plant all advantages
to be had for much less than it would cost to
found a new paper, organize its own news serv
ice, find its editorial and business staff, estab
lish collections with advertisers, newsdealers
and so forth.
"It is perhaps little to the purpose now to
reflect upon what might have been done 20 years
ago. One of the most sensible schemes then
proposed was the purchase of the Staats Zeitung
and the conversion into an American paper.
The stock of this paper is rapidly changing
hands just now, but who or what is behind this
I have been unable to find out. The present
editor declares that he still has the controlling
interest safely in his hands. Whether the pa
per will be able to retain the circulation which
it has regained since the beginning of the war
is open to serious doubt. It might be well to
bear the Staats Zeitung in mind for future con
sideration. Some 10 years ago there was much
talk of the purchase of the Tribune. This is
now out of the question.
"In ordinary circumstances a loss of from
$250,000 to $500,000 per year would have to be
provided for, but I believe that owing to my
connection with certain interests in this country
this could he greatly reduced, if not wiped out
altogether, by attention to newspaper manage
ment. "Prohibition is seriously occupying the minds
of the brewers and distillers of the country. It
is not a question of temperance, which they ad
vocate, but of the actual prohibition by law of
the sale of beers, wines and liquors. A paper
that would not be hostile to the personal liberty
of the citizen to drink in moderation what he
pleased could count upon the powerful support
of the brewers and distillers, who command al
most illimitable capital, and what is more means
of giving the paper in question a circulation
large enough to attract advertisers. Add to
this a discreet appeal to every German society
in the country, for support by its members, and
we could easily count upon a national daily cir
culation of 500,000 copies. This, to be sure,
would be a circulation among German and German-Americans,
whereas what is wanted is na
tive American readers, but if this German cir
culation is built up discreetly as I suggest, the
man in the street will only be impressed by
numbers. A large circulation widely adver
tised would impress the native American and
lead him to take the paper. And meanwhile, a
deficit would be changed into a profit to be used
for further propaganda.
"The interests to which I refer have repeat
edly consulted me on this very subject of a
newspaper not hostile to their industry, and I
know that they would be more than ready to
give their support to the plan now in hand.
"This is a general survey of the field.
Financialy the moment is favorable to the plan
under discussion. The newspapers have suf
fered heavily from the war, and for some of
them the load is beginning to be too heavy.
Politically the transaction would have to be
handled with the utmost delicacy. No suspi
cion of the influences behind it should be al
lowed to reach the public. And the newspaper
world is like a sounding board.
"I shall be delighted to keep myself at your
excellency's disposal in case vou should desire
further facts. ALEXANDER KONTA."
Health Hints
-- ' aMe. ' " "
Hun Crime and Punishment
Prince Bismarck, haying drunk much beer
and brandy on one occasion, made the wise and
illuminating remark:
"Revenge is a delicacy that must be eaten
It would be well if all the allies, as custodians
of the future of the world, pasted that piece of
advice in their hats for future reference. Our
danger is not that we may lose the war for we
are winning hands down but that we may not
be deliberate enough in fitting the punishment
to the crime.
Thi Hohenzollern must go and the Haps
burger must go. President Wilson has insisted
that we cannot trust the first; the case of Italy
proves that we cannot trust the second.
The mealy-mouthed advocates of peace by
talk hate the thought of revenge. In the case
of the middle empires "justice" and "revenge"
are convertible terms. Nearly every family in
France has lost a man. The British have buried
900,000 soldiers of their own. Our losses are
growing with the worst yet to come.
A more terrible, a more disastrous crime
than that of starting the war would be that of
the statesmen who, by bringing about a bad
peace, should cause these men to have bled and
agonized and died in vain. New York Herald.
It Is most unfortunate that
mfasles is usually considered a
trivial disease. That this is not the
case is shown' by the fact that 40,000
out of 150,000 inhabitants of the Fiji
Islands died from measles when the
disease was unfortunately introduced
from a British man-of-war. The ex
periences of the last winter show
thut the mortality is well above 10
per cent, even in the United States.
Measles is of preat importance to
us because it exists at present upon
the Station and in all probability
will increase during the present
month, due to the large number of
recruits now be'n received. Measles
is also of importance due to the fact
that very few people have any nat
ural resistance to the disease, and if
exposed will, almost without excep
tion, contract the disease.
The first symptoms of measles are
very much like those of ordinary
cold sneezing, running at the nose,
soreness of the eyes, and a cough.
It is during this stage and before
the eruption breaks out that the
danger of spreading the contagion Is
greatest. The contagion is spread by
the material discharged from the
nose and eyes ami tne nne spray
thrown out by coughing, and for this
reason it is of great importance that
the men should sleep behind the
health screens and thus prevent re
ceiving the infection or transmitting
lt to others.
A man in this stage of the disease
who attends the Young Men's Chris
tian association, public gatherings
and moving picture shows is a great
source of danger to his shipmates
iind It Is of the greatest importance
that all men suffering with the
symptoms of a cold in the head and
eyes should report immediately to
the doctor for examination.
What's In a Name?
Omaha, Sept. 30. To the Kdltor
of The liee: I arise to a point of
information, and 1 think this will be
of interest to many of your readers
as well as to myself. Yesterday I
was told by a friend that the real
name of Harvey Newbranch Is "Har
vey Knest," with a dot over the "e,"
according to the Swedish language,
He explained to me that "knest" in
Swedish means "new limb," and that
"Newbranch" was the name taken
on account of its euphonious sound
ing. Taking the name of "Newllmb"
might place Harvey in the position
of getting out on a limb and then
sawing lt off, which I am not accus
ing him of doing. I merely wish to
know whether his real name is
"Knest," as stated by my informant,
who says he received the informa
tion from Harvey's brother.
"Tlma to ba .thlnklna; of winter, hubby!
".lint an, wlfo. Now, which would JO
rathrr luve. a diamond nrcklact a
pair of hoe?" Waahlngton 8tr,
"What'a the mettar with BtlktneT
dcran't aeem to be itlrred up by
"You misjudge him cruelly. Be tola
me yratertlay that he waa cutting dowa
his golf to nine holes a day." Life,
Flrat SnmmlB Writing home
The New Sammlo Yea! I'm tilling the
folka I have at laiit dlerove reil why N-
polfon la alnaye rcprcaonted I with Bit
hand plunpfd tnstdp hla coat.
Hist Sammle Well, what tie reaaon.
The Ni'W Sammle You'll knowtdl right,
when you've alert on atraw In k French
stable and heard the cootlea eilig. Car
toons Magazine.
Peppery Points
Detroit Free Press: Only a thor
oughly licked Prussian will be a
modest one.
New York World: Halg's army
appears to be totally unconscious of
all the repulses it suffers in the Ger
man official bulletins.
Brooklyn Eagle: "Butter, butter,
who's got the butter?" will soon be
the most pressing of market ques
tions. As usual, the consumer's fat
is in the fire.
Washington Post: Belgium re
fuses to elaborate upon its rejection
of the enemy peace proposal. So
does Serbia. The little nations have
no time to waste on words.
St. Louis Globe Democrat: Amer
ica is not putting Its faith in political
upheavals in Germany, but in Foch
and his armies, who are principally
responsible for the upheaving.
Baltimore American: When you
buy a Liberty bond you are not mak
ing a contribution you are invest
ing money. All the same, it is a pa
triotic thing to buy a Liberty bond.
Odds and Ends
The antique statue of the sleeping
Ariadne, one of the gems of the
Vatican museum, is celebrated as
the only marble statue with eye
lashes. Until 1905 the British title of
"Prime Minister" had no official
status whatever. In that year a royal
warrant officially gave the prime
minister precedence over his col
The rulers of the signatory powers
don't affix heir signatures or seals to
the peace treaties entered into by
them. This important formality is
carried out by the specially accred
ited peace commissioners.
The rulers of the signatory powers
don't affix their signatures or Beals to
the peace treaties entered into by
them. This important formality is
carried out by the specially accred
ited peace commissioners.
Doin' Our Bost.
Omaha, Sept. 22. To the Editor
of The Kee: Pay the price, friend;
pay it now. Not alone because in
the rough watches of life's voyage,
with gale a-roaring und sea a-smash-
lng, a serene conscience brings to
your soul comfort and a courage
that minds not the storm nor the
perils of the mist or darkness.
Pay the price, friend; pay it now.
Not alone because by offering your
best, and thus aiding in lightening
the glow of the crimson, the purity
of the white, the beauty of the starry
blue in the emblem of lofty strength
that now leads the world the quiv
ers and throbs of the hero-heart will
be yours to share.
Also, pay the price, and pay Jt
now, because when the dawn's early
light at last shall have shattered the
yawning blackness you will wish to
exult in the knowledge that you, too,
added your mite to save civilization
from destruction by Attila's hordes.
H. MBJLL, Kx-Sailor.
2017 Leavenworth Street.
Oh, who doe not love September,
With Its feathery golden rod,
And Ita fields of yellow eunfloweri,
That lift their heads and nod.
With its dainty purple altera,
Scattered along the way,
And the red-haw triea that are dropping
Their scarlet apples gay.
The grape vines showing clusters
Of Juicy purple fruit,
And the leaves of trailing woodbine.
That have put on their autumn suit
HlKh up among the tree tops.
The bittersweet berries show.
And the sumach on the hillside.
Is catching September's glow.
Oh, who does not love to wander.
Along the woodland ways,
And catch the golden glory, i
Of these soft September days.
Omaha, September 22.
tVKO la sold In-erlglnai pact
sea only, tike picture abevaj,
ftafute all substitutes.
Sizzling days and swelt
ering nights wear down
the reserve force and
leave the mind and body
impoverished. Rebuild
your energy and restore
your ambition with
The Great General Tonic
Sold By All RtliabU Druggist
Sole Manufacturers:
New York; Kansas City. Mo.
What Doctors Use
for Eczema
A soothing combination of oil of Wb
tergreen. Glycerine and other healing
ingredients called D. D. D. Prescription
is now a favorite remedy of skin special
itts for all skin diseases. It penetrates
the pores, gives inttant relief. Try
D.D.D. today, lie, tec and ll.Ofc
Hie Licruid. Wash
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best efforts. Proper lighting
enables your employees to do
s the best and the most work 2
without effort or strain.
Use Mazda Lamps. For sale by s
ri i i i i i i it ii i i i i i i i i in
Itching and Burning On Face and
Body. Cuticura Healed.
'An Itchine and burning began on
mv face and 8tread all over my body.
Then little red pimpies wouio
raise, and you could not put
a pin point between tnem
The pimples came to a bead
and burned and Itched to
that I irritated the affected
parts by scratching. The
eruption nearly set me crazy.
and it also caused disfigurement.
"Then I used Cuticura Soap an
Ointment. I had relief soon, and afv
using about three cakes of Soap ar
five boxes of Ointment I was healed.
(Signed) Miss Bessie Foreman, Box
182, Fountain City, Ind.
Having cleared your skin with Cuti
cura why not keep it clear by using the
Soap for every-day toilet purposes?
taasla Iah Free y Mau. Address eoat-esrd
"OoUcara, Dept. H, Bolton " Bold everywhere.
SoepSe. Ointment 26 and We. Talcum ae.
People and Events
"Save sugar and boost victory 1" That's the
talk. Besides being a money saver the sweet
ness of the finish compensates for the trifling
sacrifice. , N !
New York's board of health recommends
kissing through a handkerchief as a safety meas- j
ure. Strictly professional advice. Doctors ;
rarely prescribe for themselves. j
The condensed society of "spug3" shows
signs of returning life as Christmas approaches.
Appeals for economy are featured as usual, a
proceeding hat needs no other support than the
price tags However the "spugs" cannot hope
for a hearing until the October and Novembet ,
drives ar bygones. 1
Every man of draft age running for office in
Kansas is now classed as a slacker by women
voters. The latter give it out cold that mere
man under 45 has no business seeding other
than war jobs. They feel perfectly at home
saving tne country Dy tilling an xnc omces m
Lsight. Take i front the papers doyvn there, the
len JnataiKiJioj
Over-Seas Service
Rendered Free by This Store
J. L. Brandeis & Sons will charge you the
exact price that our Paris agents charge us.
we will take orders from relatives
and friends of the BOYS at the
FRONT for the things that they desire to
BUY THEM and send them direct to the
address furnished by the military authorities.
considering it a privilege to help
those who are fighting our fight.
We have made up a printed list of
the stock carried by Our Paris
Office, and these may be obtained at
On the Main Floor
You may aso order things not printed on
this list, and Our Paris Office will try and
buy them for you
When the package arrives at the front, we will endeavor, wher
ever possible, to get a receipt from the soldier boy to return to the
sender. Deliveries will be made with the utmost speed permitted
by the military and postal authorities.
TMPOR T ANT yu desirc send an onier from out ' town niafc i application for one of these printed lists. Be sure to
write name and address plainly and verify it before sending, as it would be ex
tremely difficult to rectify cay mistake afterward.
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