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THE BEE:' OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, , OCTOBER 16, 1918.
N Declares Claim That Repub
licans Hired German Speak
ers. Untruer Democrats
t Guilty of Similar Act
From a Staff Correspondent.
Lincoln. . Oct. 15. ( Soecial.
Chairman E. D. Beach of the repub- 'on the Liberty loan, lie was denied
Norri Barred From
Giving Address to
From a Staff Correspondent.
Lincoln. Oct. 15. (Special.) Pol
itics has "adjourned" again, accord
ing to information coming to repub
lican state headquarters from Vy
more. where Senator George VV.
N'orris went yesterday at the request
of the Liberty loan committee at
that place to talk for the Liberty
When the senator, who happens
to be a candidate for re-election on
the republican ticket, went to the
railroad shops to talk to the men
Columbus Editor Calls Upon
Men Everywhsre m Party
- to Pull Down Boss-Rid-
From a Staff Correspondent
Lincoln. Oct. IS (Special.)
Telegrams are being sent out nu-
lican state committee pretty effect- the chance to talk, because, so h" rnerously by Edgar Howard of Co-
iually put the quietus on the charge was mrormea, .Mr. aic.ao.oo oojecie lumnus caning attention to inc neeus
made by a democratic paper in Lin- : to candidates for ofhee talking-tor
coin that the republican committee ' Hie Liberty loan,
in the last campaign imported Ger- j Candidates for office on the re
man speakers into the state to speak publican ticket have been talking
for the committee bv pronouncing m tne interest ot tne LtDerty loan
the -charge as deliberately false by
the following statement"
"The organ of the Hitchcock-Mullen-Neville
political machine in this
town seeks to cover up its own ques
tionable acts, by charging that the
republican state committee two
years ago imported a German speak
er and paid his campaign expenses.
I denied the charge and they now
come back with what they term "in
disputable proof from the statement
, of the republican treasurer of the
ommittee" that we did do so and
that we patronized German newspa-
f Statement Declared False.
' "I said in my former interview the
tatement was false and 1 reiterate
.-.hat staement. The gentleman to
vhom they refer was not import
ed into the state, but was a resi
dent of Omaha. He applied to out
committee for work and we turned
him down. Later through other
" influence; the national committee
arranged with him to make some
speeches. He came to Lincoln, but
on his way here his pocket was
picked of what money he had and
on applying 'to the committee for
issistance so he could make his
' lates the committee advanced him
the amount he needed, which the
national committee later made up.
If it was a crime for the republi
can committee to hire German
speakers how about the work of
"he democratic committee along that
( "The financialreport of A. V.
Johnson, treasurer of the demo
, :ratic state committee, filed in Lan
caster county, shows thai sAucfJst
Lsser,- a German speaker, who a
plied to the republican conynittei
tor work and was refused, was paid
n September 26, 1916, the sum ot
510: on October 7 Mr. Esser re-,
- teied two checks, one for $6 an
"lhe other for $14; on October 14
he was araJn given $20 for speaking
ind on October 26, $40 for more
! speeches. November 10, after the
' ;ampa:gn closed the democratic
state committee was so tickled over
Esser's speeches that they gave him
$50, making a total of $140 paid to
the eloquent German orator.
; The treasurer's statement also
shows one Hans Kieg on' October
30 was paid $50 for making speeches
and on November 4 was given
Demos in Same Boat.
; "But in the eyes of that demi
cratic paper the republican state
committee committed an awful
thing in 1916, when they paid G. F.
Berschorner fcn advertising agent,
$88 for advertising. The report of
its treasurer shows the democratic
committee paid Mr. Berschorner at
one time $9373, and later $103.30
for advertising. If it was a crime'
for the, republican committee to pay
Mr. Berschorner $88 was it not two
and one half times more of a crime
for the democratic state committee
to pay him $197.
"The paper again declares it a
horrible thing that the republican
committee advertised in the Lincoln
Echo, a German paper, published by
Mr. Kuhl. The report of the treas
urer of the democratic committee
hows that Mr. Kuhl received $90.50
x for advertising for the democratic
- , "For some time the democratic
. iheet has been lambasting Val Pe
ters, and his German Omaha Trib
une for disloyaL conduct and other
things and now ra an effort to show
that the republican state committee
was in cahoots with Peters, shoe's
that the committee paid Mr. Peters
4 ' , a small amount for advertising. The
, report of the democraticreasurer
shows that the democratic commit
tee paid the Tribune a much larger
. sum for advertising, first $33.60 and
later on November 4, the sum of
-Big Papers Not Forgotten.
"However, the big papers were not
Aholly forgotten. So anxious was
the democratic state committee to
circulate the German propaganda
':;unong the people of Nebraska that
n ihey paid the Omaha World-Herald,
owned by Senator Hitchcock, the
nan in Nebraska who at that time
was doing more for the kaiser than
ny other single individual, the sum
-s- 3f $"2,787.40 for 10,000 subscriptions
' to that paper during the campaign. -.
"Oh, yes, the republican state com
rpUtee may have done a very un
patriotic thing in giving a poor
speaker who had lost his ppeket
book enough money to get out of
.Own, or for advertising in German
Mpers in 1916, but in the face of the
iworn statement of the treasurer of
the democratic state committee it
would seem that very little more
need be said."
Open Air Funeral for
, Minden, Neb., Oct. 15. (Special.)
Open air funeral services were
held on the court house square Sun
' day afternoon for Reuben Jensen,
who died at Puget Sound, from
, complications xof Spanish influenza.
The deceased was a son of Rev. and
Mrs. H. P. Jensen of Fredericks
burg, and enlisted in the navy some
time ago at Waterloo. Ia. The G.
"A.R. post had charge of the fu
, -neraL 1
for more than a week, leaving poli
tics out of their addresses.
Fremont Man Decorated
With Croix de Guerre
Fremont, Neb., Oct. 15. (Spe-
Earl Liming, a son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Liming, formerly of
Schuyler, has been decorated by
the French government with the
Croix de Guerre rand three times
ci'ed for bravery in action.
While supervising the installing
of listening posts on the front h
was attacked by a patrol of Ger
mans, but, together with his com
panions. Liming beat them off, kill
ing several. At another time during
one of the German raids. Liming and
four signal corps men were cutff.
but foufht their way out with bayo
nets and fists. At another time. Lim
ing was cauqht in a shell hole with
three wounded men, "whose wounds
he dressed. He was attacked by
three Huns, all of whom he shot or
killed in hand-to-hand fihtfng. Lim
ing was in the hosnitaTfor several
weeks, but is now back on dt
The name of Otis E. Pearson of
Arlington was among the casualties
reported last week. He enlisted
soon pfter the on''-e?'- of war ?nd
was a member of the Twenty-third
batta'ion. field artillery.
Anton Trask, another" Arlington
boy, is reported dead at a Vir
ginia camp of influenza.
Dewitt Submits Teuton
Tongue Problem to Slate
Lincoln, Oct. 15. (Special.)
The attorney general has received
a communication from Dewitt ask
ing if the local Council of Detense
has ,the authority to force a busi
ness man to place in his store cards
announcing that the American Ian
guage must be spoken, lso if a
merchant has any rip;ht to refuse to
sell a customer goods for cash.
The attorney general has answered
the first question ,by saying that
there is no law to compel the plac
ing of cards of that description in
any store, but feels that every in
dividual ought to both speak and
think in the American language at
this time. There is no authority to
force ajjy man to sell his goods it
he does not want to for cash or in
any other way.
Roads Must Not Steal
Men From Telegraph Jobs
Lincoln, Oct. 15. (Special.)
Complaints are coming to the gov
ernment that on account of the high
er,! salaries paid for railroad work,
telephone companies are losing a
great many of their most skilled em
ployes, according to information
sent to the State Railway Commis
A communication received today
from government sources gives the
information that all departments un
der the control of the government
should cease taking men from
any other department under the con
trol of the government and asks that
such airordN: be given the widest
Former Omaha Lawyer
Is Promoted to Major
Fremont, Neb., Oct. IS. (Spe
cial.) Capt. Nye Morehouse, son of
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Morehouse, has
been promoted to a majority in the
inspector general's department of
the army at Camp Greene, South
Carolina, according to word that
reached Fremont. Major More
house attended the officers' training
school at Fort Snelling and received
a commission of captain. He has
been serving as judge advocate of
the-camp. For the last two years
before entering the service Major
Morehoute was located at Omaha,
where he was engaged in the prac
tice of law.
of democrats who oppose the dom
inatinon of the Mullen-Hitchcock-Neyifle
machine to line up solidly
kor the '"free democrat" program.
Mr. Howard says that iecause of
the.epidemic of Spanish influenza,
it will be impossible to hold a state
convention between now and elec
tion day, but he asks every demo
crat in the state to stand firm and
use his influence against those can
didates who are receiving the back
ing of the democratic machine.
He says that if the1 democratic
party is to he a factor in Nebraska
in the future it must be, purged
from the evil. influences of the Mul
len-Hitchcock-Neville crowd an
now is the time for democrats who
want to be free hd independent to
take a stand against the slavery of
political partv machinery.
Court Grants German' ,
Minister Permit to Preach
Fremont, Neb.,Oct. 15. (Special.)
Rev. Paul Weldschmidt of the
Greman Lutheran church at How
ells, was granted a permit to preich
by Judge Button after a previous
permit had been revoked on failure
of the minister to comply with the
ruling regarding preaching in Ger
man. It was shown at the hear
ing that Rev. Weldschmidt had
lived up to the rules in regard to
preaching in German.
Miss Mary Dohse of Howells es
caped with slight injuries when the
automobile she was driving went
into the ditch there yesterday.
The apple-crop in Dodge and sur
rounding counties is reported al
rmst a complete failure, only a few
orchards producing anything like a
normal crop. Apples are selling for
$2.50 a bushel.
Victim in Fremont
Fremont, Neb., Oct 15. (Special
Telegram.) The first death from
influenza here occured last night
when Mrs. Arthur F. Miller died at
a local hospital. .Mrs. Miller con
tracted the ailment while visiting
her father, Charles A. E. Anderson,
a mail carrier of Omaha, during the
Mrs. Ernest Horn of Omaha, a
sister who accompanied her to Fre
mont on her return from Omaha,
was taken back last Friday suffer
ing with ht influenza. Her condi
tion is serious.
The epidemic continues to spread
in Fremont. A total of 175 cases
has been reported to Gty Physician
Morrow. This is a gain of 50 cases
in 3 days.
Otoe County Goes "Over
The Jop" in Liberty Loan
Nebraska City, Neb., Oct. 15.
Special.) Otoe county went over
the top in the fourth Liberty loan by
a good margin Saturday. The quota
assigned for the county was $1,244,
000 and up to that time a total of
$1,425,000 had been raised and sub
scriptions were still coming.
The Spanish "flu" situation is well
under control and the number of
cases reported show a decrease over
a few days ago. The health order
closing all public places will prob
ably be lifted this week.
Farmers report a strong demand
or corn huskers in this section, and
the crop is showing up better than
Addreses Must Be Left
Off Printed Ballots
Lincoln, Oct. 15. (Special.) A
county clerk or other officer having
in charge the printing of the ballots,
either nonpartisan or otherwise, is
prohibited from placing the resi
dence of the candidate on the ballot,
according to an opinion of the at
torney general in answer to an in
quiry coming to the county attor
ney of Dawson bunty.
"Peeing Tom" Is Taken
By Fremont Police
Fremont, Neb., Oct. 15. (Special
Telegram.) In the arrest and sub
sequent finding" of Ed Mattson, for
10 years clerk a the postoffice, po
lice believe the Tom-the-Peeper
problem that has been troubling ;
them for several years is solved.
Mattson was caught by Christ Ras
mussen at the latter's home in the
south part of Fremont last night.
109th Signal Battalion
. Takes Ship for France
Fremont, Neb., Oct. 15. (Special
Telegram.) The 109th signal bat
talion, composed of men from
Dodge and surrounding counties,
has sailed for France, according to
word received by Henry Jess.
Aged Fremonter Dies.
Fremont, Neb., Oct. 15. (Special
Tejegram.) Christian A. Petersen,
a veteran of the Danish-German war
of the early 60s, died at the home of
his daughter, Mrs. L. J. Larsen, at
the age of 91. Mr. Petersen was
with General Demesa when the Dan
ish army was driven back from
Hammond Will Go With
Norris on Speaking Tour
Lincoln, Oct. lx (Special.) The
tepublican state committee an
nounces that beginning next Friday
Ross L. Hammond of Fremont will
accompany Senator George W. Nor
ris on a speaking tour covering
towns in Dodge, Colfax, Douglas
and Sarpy counties.
State Employes Buy
i T Large Amount ot Bonds
Lincoln Oct. 15. (Special)
State officers and employes at the
. state house subscribed $17,650 of the
Fourth liberty loan1-the r-st wrr'
' Some hai -already tak?n amounts ? T?.
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Influenza Raging at Lyonsf
11 Barber Shops Closed
Lyons, Neb., Oct. 15. (Special.)
Mrs. W. S,' Sparks died at her home
of influenza and the body was taken
to Mecca, Mo. She leaves a husband
and several children. .
There are hundreds of cases of in
fluenza here and this is the second"
death, the first being the' wife of
Rev. Lambrecht. Public meetings
have been discontinued, also
cjiurches, Sunday schools and public
schools. The barber shops are
closed as every birber ha the
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v According to late reports issued
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is rapidly spreading to all parts of
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It has not only become ai great
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The Government has stipulated that only one package
can go to each soldier boy "over there" for Christmas this
year that it must be of a standard size, shape and weight,
limiting the amount of Christmas gifts that can be sent from
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Another Big Thought is This
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Begins Here Thursday
Morning at 8:30
We Nevei Had Better News
To Tell to Omaha Women
Hundreds of Superb
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surprise from our
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will be still a greater'
surprise to every
woman who comes x
here to see them -Thursday.
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in Wednesday night's pa
pers in the Vnieantime,
make preparations to get
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morning YOU WON'T
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