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BITS OF NEWS
FILES SUIT FOR DIVORCE.
Amsterdam, March 16. Eitel
Friedrich, second son of the former
(ierman emperor, has commenced
divorce proceedings against , his
wife, charging infidelity before the
war, says the Kleine Journal of Ber
lin. When the former prince at
tempted to begin proceedings before
the war his father vetoed the plan,
the newspaper adds.
"Eitel Friedrich was married in
1906 to Grand Duchess Sophie
Charolette of Oldenburg. They
have no children.
REUNION ANNIVERSARY. '
Mulhousc'n Alsace. March 16.
Mulhousen was beflagged Saturday
in celebration of the 121st anniver
sary of the reunion of the citv with
) France. Great and enthusiastic
crowds witnessed a review by Gen-
leral Gouraud, who decorated Bur
The burgomaster, in thanking the
general, pointed out inai mis was
the first time in 48 years that me
1 morial day could be celebrated with
WHEAT TO MILLERS.
Minneapolis, March 16. Five
million bushels of wheat have been
sold to Minneapolis millers by the
United States grain corporation, in
the move to prevent an increase in
the price of flour and bread. The
price averaged reached $2.36 a bush
el, 14 cents above the fixed wheat
There are more .than 23,000,000
bushels of government owned wheat
stored in Minneapolis elevators. Un
der the plan adopted the sale will
continue until further orders are re
ceived from Washington or until
the supply runs out.
WILL OPEN TRAINING
CAMPS FOR WOMEN.
Washington, larch ' 16. An
nouncement was made here today
of the establishment of the United
Mates training corps for women.
The object is better health for
women to be gained through semi
The War and Navy departments
have been asked to lend some of the
vacated camps in the different sec
tions of the country where women
may go for the coming summer for
health training., "
TO EXPAND ITS SERVICE.
New York, March 16. The Salva
tion Army, which has been send
ing trained workers overseas since
the signing of the armistice, is now
preparing to meet "new and in
creased responsibilities at home
during peace," according to a state
ment isMicd here today by Col. Will-
, iam Barker, in charge of all Salva
tion Army workers in France, who
lias just returned to this country to
give an account of his stewardship.
' "Asserting that the "hundreds of
llidusands of new friends" of the
Salvation Army, made during the
war, "expect to remain in contact
with the Salvation Army after they
!)ct back to America," Colonel Bark
"That means an expansion of ev
ery branch of our relief work and
a strenuous effort to match up with
the 'new need. It means large in
stitutions for employment bureaus,
for hospitals where the wives and
daughters of ex-service men can find
good care and. not have to worry
about paying for it if they are with
out funds. It means larger orphan-
ages, -bigger fresh farms, more free
coal and ice for the poor and more'
milk to feed little sickly babies.
-"It means permanent places for
the ex-service men in America, big
ger lodging houses for the poor and
far bigger and better facilities for
giving, sensible and quick help for
the man who is down but never out."
WORK MAPPED OUT
FOR JUNIOR RED CROSS
Washington, March 16. An
. riouncemenr was made today by the
American" Red Cros that the Jun
ior Re4 Cross, an organization of
9,000,000 members, would play an
active part inthe rebuilding of the
world by aiding children in the war
stricken countries of Europe.
Particular attention's to be given
to education and in advisory board
of representative educators will be
selected to supervise the program
which includes the bringing of the
school children of America into
closer relation with the customs and
characteristics of the other.
LAWYERS ASKED TO AID
IN BLOCKING SWINDLERS
Washington, March 16. Attorneys
throughout (he United States were
asked by the federal trade nmis-
x sion today to aid the government in
J" protecting holders of Liberty loan
' bonds from fradulent stock invest
ment schemes by sending to ythe.
commission at once the names and
addresses of men seeking to obtain
t'le'bonds in exchange for question
TO TRAINING FUND
Washington, March 16. Coutfibu
tion of $150,000 by the Elks War Re
lief commission for extension of the
work of vocational training for dis
abled soldiers, sailors and marines
was announced tonight by the. fed
eral board for vocational education
with the statement that if necessary
further financial assistance would be
jiven. - - t
SHOTS FIRED AT PREMIER ,
LENINE DO HIM NO HARM.
Copenhagen. March 16. Another
attempt has been made against the
i:r- T An.n l?Mccian
life of Nikolai Lenine, the Russian
bolshevik premier, at Moscow, ac
cording to reports received here
Shots were fired at Lenine, but he
was not injured. His chauffeur
was wounded. ,
BELGIAN KING TO BE
GEN. PERSHING'S GUEST
: BrusseU, March 16. KingAlbert
will visit American headquarters at
Chaumont this week, according to an
nouncement by the Brussels newspa
pers. He wilt be tlie guest of Gen
VOL. 48. NO. 233.
AT FAD U
American Marines Incensed
' By Maltreatment of Two
Prisoners and Stoning
of U. S. Consul, r"
Peking, March 16. While early
reports from Tien Tsin suggested
that American marines were to
blame for the disorders there, later
reports would show that the Japa
nese were also at fault.
It is claimed that Japanese mili
tary guards" entered the . French
concession and there seized two
Americans and when American of
ficials inquired of the Japanese po
lice authorities if any Americans
were being detairred they were given
negative answer, accordingvto a
" Sick Prisoner Neglected.
Later American officials found
two Americans in a 'police station,
'one of tlfem lying almost naked in
the yard, calling for jwater. The
Japanese were induced to send the
injured man to a hospital ana an
American consul refused to leave
the station until the other man. a
corporal had been released. This
demand was finally granted. The
American consul was stoned by
Japanese as he drove away from the
station, it is said.
When the American marines en
tered Jhe Japanese consulate they
at- reported , to have attacked a
On Thursday evening American
marines were attacked by a crowd
of Japanese armed with, sticks. They
managed to enter the theater. The
proprietor then telephoned fprthc
French police, who dispersed the
The situation at' Tien Tsin is said
to be tense. The matter has been
referred to the French legation here.
Soldiers In Fight
Washington, March IS. Col.
Theodore P. Caine, commanding
the American legation marine guard
at Peking, reported today that
marines were not involved in the
disturbance at Tien Tsen which the
American minister is investigating.
He said the trouble was between
soldrrS''and Japanese, which ac
cord! with the assumption in of
ficial quarters here that members of
the Fifteenth regular infantry sta
tioned at Tien Tsin were confused
with marines jn early accounts of
The state department is awaiting
further advices from Minister Reid
before taking any step in regard to
theNreport that the Japanese- con
sulate was raided. The minister
cabled yesterday that he had sent
First Secretary Spencer to Tien
Tsin to report.
"Red Hag" Editor Shot
Down in Mpabit Jail
While Resisting Guard
Berlin, March 16. Leo Jogisches,1
one of the editors of "Red; Flag," and
permanent communist leader, has
been shot down in Moabit jail while
resisting the prison guard. Jogisches
was arrested in "a street demonstra
Y The Vossechas Zeitung is in
formed that a similar kilhng oc
curred in Moabit recently, although
the identity of the Spartacan leader
who was the victim is not known.
Feiheit makes a sigitificant refer
ence to the fate of Radek, the Rus
sian agitator, who, it says, was re
quested by the jailer to abandon his
daily, walks in the prison yard, as
the jail authorities could not vouch
long for his personal safety.
Police Find Stolen" Auto
And Now Seek the Owner
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See Car Covered With Missouri Mud and Jump Aboard ;
Two Arrested Cannot Tell How They Gained Pos
session and Are Held At the Station.
Detectives Murphy and Pszanow
ski are claimants for the crowns
- fand laurels of famous sleuths of fic
I t Al- c
tional fame since their recovery Sun
day afternoon"' of an autorpobile
which they allege was stolen and yet
they have no way of tracing the
rightful owner. '
.Two men, Frank Sinclair, Coun
cil Bluffs, and F red Martin, Creston,
la., were riding in the car at the
time of its recovery and are under
arrest for investigation.
The ever watchful sleuths sighted
the machine, a Buick touring car,
at Twentieth and Capitol avenue
It" was mud from he tail-light to
the radiator Uft '
fntar.4 lerendclm mitur M 2. 1906.
Omaha P. 0. under act el March 3. IS79
Military Authorities Are .
I Probing Myster in Death -Of
Nurse From Fort Riley
Major Charles H Brown, Kansas Editor, Refuses to Say
Whether He Sent Money Order to Miss Inez Eliza
beth Reed, Found Dead in California, or To Answer
Any Questions Regarding Case.
Kansas City, March 16. (Special Telegram.) A
military investigation is in progress tonight Regarding the
alleged connection of Major Charles H. Brown, of the One
Hundred and Sixty-fourth dpot brigade, with the death of
Miss Inez Elizabeth Reed, Fort Riley nurse, whose body was
discovered a week ago Saturday near San, Francisco. , -'
' Major Brown tonight refused to make any statement
regarding the case, or to qualify one made Saturday morn
ing that he did not know Miss Reed.
He declined to say whether he?
had sent her a money order by tele
graph for $73, had known her before
she left for California late in Feb
ruary, had known her condition then,
or in fact anything at all about her.
"My lips are seated, military in
vestigation," was his answer to all
questions. "I would like to say some
thing that I think might put me in a
clearer light jn this case, but I can
not say a word."
- He asked many questions regard
ing the finding of the body of tli
woman, whether it was mangled and
who identified her
An investigation is being conduct
ed it Fort Riley, where the dead
nurse was stationed, but no state
ment, can be obtained as to with
whom she had talked concerning hen
condition. Her associates among
the nurses were cautioned to say
'PliOflE GIRL WHO
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Attempt to Kill Herself Un
successful, as Bullet Lands
in Her Shoulder; Mow
' 7 in Hospital. ' "
Mrs. Jean Miller, 19. telephone
operator, !at the Loyal hotel, shot
herself Sunday morning with a .32
caliber revolver in an attempt at sui
cide which failed when the only bul
let in the revolver missed its mark.
She was taken -to the Lord Lister,
hospital where physicians said she
would recover. The bullet lodged in
her left shoulder as revealed by an
At the time of the shooting Mrs.
Miller was alone in her room at 222
North Nineteenth street.
Police said the motive for her act
was despondency. Anna French,
ancrther foomer at the place, found
the Miller woman semi-conscious,
lying, across the bed in her room.
Miss French said no one had heard
the shot fired.
A note addressed to' Mrs. Miller's
fatker; U. W. Fitt, 117 North Twen
tieth street, was lying; on a dresser
in the room.
"Goodbye folks," it read, "every
body has been1 good to me. Goodby
rJjKtdy," you have been awfully good
to me. Tell everybody goodbye."
Mrs. Miller was, divorced from her
husband, Dwight Miller, about a
year ago. Miller, who Was a former
street car conductor, is now in the
navy. Mrs. Miller was., formerly an
usher at the Orphetrm and "Empress
theaters. . v '
Labor Unions Launch ,
Free Speech Campaign
, Pittsburgh, .Pa.i March 16. A
campaign for the ' "right of free
speech and free assembly" was
launched hcr today by delegates
representing unions affiliated with
the American Federation of Labor.
This is part of a movement to or
ganize iron and steel workers of
the country, it was stated.
It was announced at today's ses
sion that as soon as 5,000 pledges
of support to the campaign are ob
tained, meetings will be held in com-
munities where permits to hold such
gatherings have been refused.
"Looks like" Missottri mud," said
Murphy to Pszanowski, thinking of
St. Joe and other damp spots in
that territory, and linking whisky
running with stolen cars.
"Npthin' .different," said Pszanow-
j ski quickening nis pace ana climb
ing aboard the car just as the
driver was preparing to pull away
from the curb.
Then the two sleuths scraped mud
(-from the motor numbers and found
them tampered with.
At the police station Sinclair and
Martin could give no account of
how they came to possess the car.
Murphy and Pszanowski are hop
ing a "squawk" will come in for
OMAHA, MONDAY,. MARCH 17, 1919.
nothing on penalty of a military in
Major Brown is editor of the
Horton, (Kan.) Headlights and is
prominent in newspaper 'circles in
Kansas City. He served with the
Thirty-fifth division in France and
has been in Funston since Septem
ber. It is said that the facts con
cerning his alleged ' relations with
the nurse are known to the" army
'.officers but they refuse to state that
sucn is me case.
The army officials are known to
be- tracing down all Major Brown's
movements within the past tivree or
four weeks, but they decline to
make known their findings. While
the case since it became public has
been common talk in certain quar
ters, yet no one in .authority will
make a statement.
Jury Impaneled at Valentine
and Inquest Will Be Held
" " Runs High. -
Valentine, Neb., March .16. (Spe
cial Telegrajn.) The body of Mrs.
Josef Blazka, who is alleged to have
been beaten to death by her husband
last 'week in her home near Ells
worth, Neb., arrived here 'from Hy
annis this morning. The coroner's
jury was impaneled immediately and
the inquest will be held tomorrow.
Physicians who examined jthe
woman's body declared it to be their
opinion she met her death as a re
sult of the wounds inflicted by an
instrument of torture in the hands of
her assailant. The body was a mass
of cuts and bruises.
Blazka, who is being held in jail
here, spent a restless night and fear
for his safety is entertained by the
authorities, as thc.feeling against the,
prisoner is bitter. Because of the
high prevailing pitch of excitement
it was announced, that the inquest
tomorrov would be held behind
closed doors. - i
Admits Beating Wife.
Blazka has maintained silence
since admitting that he beat his wife
with a harness tug with a neavy
buckle on the end of it. He insisted
he did not kill his wife. The man's
three young sons have refused to tell
the authorities anything which will
enable them to substantiate a charge
of murder against the dead woman's
It is believe'd the children know
the details of the affair which led
to thei? mother's death, and out of
Hear of their father have remained
silent. It is believed the hoys later
will decide to make a detailed statej
Service Corps to Be
Washinetonr March 16. Dissolu-
j tion on April 1, of the volunteer
medical service corps, with its mem
bership of more than 56,000 physi
cians, was announced today by the
Council of Naticmal Defense under
which the corps was organized.
The names of ' all physicians
whose applications for membership
in the corps were approved will be
turned over to the surgeon general
of the public health service and thus
will be accessible should need for
their services arise in the future.
To the about 13,000 physicians
whose applications were on file at
the time of the signing of the arm
istice a letter' recognizing their of
fers ,of service i to be sent. ' -
Three Persons Killed I
in Tornado in Oklahoma
" Oklahoma City, Okl., March 16.
Three persons are reported killed
and several others injured in tl tor
nado in Kingfisher county last
night. Wires are down and the ex
tent of the damage is not known.
Flu Again Epidemiol
Sapola, Brazil., March 16.-Influ-erlza
again has appeared here in epi
demic forirK The government is tak
ing steps to prevent the spread of
the disease,.. v
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Japanese Gendarmes Fire Up
on Mobs, Killing Many Civil
ians Taking Part in -Demonstrations.
Shanghai, March 16 Thirty per1
sgns were killed and 40 wourraed at
Sung Chun, Korea, March 4, ac
cording to a translation of an ac
count of the disorders in that coun
try published in a Japanese news
paper at Seoul and translated by the
At the village of Suhcung, south
of Ping Yang, four gendarmes
fired on a mob until their ammuni
tion was exhausted, 51 persons be
ing killed, the account states. The
mob eventually killed the gend
armes. . i
At Yangdok 20 rioters were slain
in an engagement. s
Girl Students Active.
The activities of girl students
throughout the independence de-i
monstrations iiv - Korea arc em
phasized by the newspaper, which
makes particular mention of the
fact that at Anju, v two Korean
gendarpies discarded their uni
forms, joined a crowd and stouted'
"Long live Korea.'' The Japanese
guards-thereupon fired, eight per
sons being killed and 30 wounded,
The demonstrations which' have
been going on in Korea have been
more general than has Jieen report
ed by the Japanese, according to
information reaching this city from
across the iKorean frontier. It is
said that all classes of thg popula
tion are taking part.
Plans Suddenly Changed.
The outbreak was plamred for
March, 4, the day of the funeral of
Former Emperor Yi Hetii, it is re
ported, but the nationalists sudden
ly changed their plans and began
demonstrations before that date.
The Japanese gendarmes in the in
terior of the country had been sent
to Seoul for duty during the funeral
and the movement gained consider
able headway before any measures j
could" be taken to break it up
" It is claimed by the Koreans that
all schools and churches have been
closed and that native pastors and
elders to the estimated number of
1,000 have been arrested. There
have been a number of rumors of a
sensational nature current here in
connection with the outbreak, but
they have not been confirmed. It !s
declared that the movement for the
independence of Korea has been go
ing on secretly ever since the coun
try was annexed by Japan in 1910.
Ask Wilson's Good Offices.
Washington, March 16. President
Wilson-has been asked by .the Kor
ean National association to initiate
action at the peace conference look
ing to independence of Korea with
the country to be guided by a man
datory thitil such time as the league
of nations shall decide that it is fit
for full self-government.
The copy of the letter to the presi
dent was made public here today by
Syngman Hhee, who, with Henry
Chung, are the authorized delegates
of the association in the United
States. At the same time there was
also given out a letter adressed to
the peace conference asking that
Korea be forced from the domina
tion of Japan and given full free
dom eventually. This letter was
sent to nie State department for
i transmission to Paris.
Both letters asert that Japan- es-
tablished a protectorate over Korea
indirect violation of treaty obliga
tions to Korea and that since that
time the'eountry has been misruled,
its natural resources exploited for
the benefit only of Ihe Japanese,
its literature suppressed and its re
ligious worship supervised.
Mr. Ktiee also announced today
that on behalf of the Korean asso
ciation, representing all Koreans
living abroad, he had sent communi
cations to the American and British
governments asking that they use
their good offices with the Japanese
government to see that he Koreans
arrested ii the 'independence dem
onstrations this month be not cruel
American "Ace" Killed
in Fall at Dayton Beach
SeaBrccze, Fla., March 16.
Majoj David M. K. Petersen, one'
of America's- officially recognized
"aces." was killed today in the fall
of his airplane at Dayton Beach.
Major Petersen's home address is
The airplane piloted by Major
Petersen, and in which Lieut. F. X.
Paverskk was a passejiger, dropped
nose forward after reaching a height
of about 75 feet. Major Petersen was
killed instantly and Liuetenant Pav
ersick was injured seriously.
Previous to his enlistment with the
American air forces Major Petersen
was a member of the LaFayette es
cadrille where he was unofficially
credited with bringing down 18 Ger
man machines', x
By Mall (I vtar). Dally. 14.50- Sunday. ?.5fl-'
Daily and Sua.. SS 50: autatda Nna. ou trt
Peace Treaty and League
Separated in Absence of
Wilson From. Conference
Influenced By Bolshevist Peril Delegates Undertake To
. Bring War Formally to End as Quickly1 as Possible
In Order to Feed Germany and Check Spread of
Anarchy Which Is Menacing All Europe. s
- By JAMES J. MONTAGUE.
Staff Correspondent of Universal Service Recently Return
ed From Paris.
New York, March 1G. The necessity for the immediate
feeding of Germany in order to check the spread of bol
shevism has been apparent for months to all who have lived
either in France or on the borders of Germany.
Mr. Lansing's warning at the recent dinner in Paris did
not surprise anyone. v It was merely a repetition of what he
has been saying privately for more than twd months past.
As a -matter of fact, all the members of the American
mission, with one conspicuous exception, have been openly
lor the earliest possible peace.
It may be that the estimable old '
gvptlemen who comprise the lesser
members of our mission to Paris
were enamoured of the league of na
tions idea. I never hard any of them
say anything against it, and I was
present at many of the gatherings of
newspaper men held for the avowed
purpose of obtaining1' information
from the mission.
Influenced by Bolshevik Peril.
But I am sure that Mr. Lansing,
Mr. White and Mr Bliss all felt that
the most important thing to ,do was'
to get a peace signed and get Ger
iany on a footing that would enable
her to pay the indemnity that is to
be exacted of her. The trouble was
that none of the three I have men
tioned had very much weight in the
It is now clear that the bolshevik
peril has had a profound influence
on the action of the conference.
: DVIIJA AIID VAGA
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Determined Attack Between
American "and Allied Col
umns .. Repulsed With
Archangel, March 16. Bolshevik
forces made a determined attempt
- Friday to' cut the communications
between the American and allied col
umns on the Dvina and Vaga rivers
but their attack was' repulsed with
heavy losses. The enemy lost 57 dead
and four prisoners. The allied cas
ualties were one soldier wounded.
Lets Capture1 Frauenburg.
Stockholm, March 16. Lettish
troops captured Frauenburg, north
east of Libau, from the bolsheviki
and took a great quantity of war ma
terial, a large number of machine
guns and many prisoners dispatch
from Libau said. The bolsheviki re
tired in the direction of Mitau.
The Letts also a'dvanced west of
Frauenburg and drove the bolsheviki
from the region of the Baltic port of
Stockholm, March 16. A Lithuan
ian scout detachment of IS men sur
rounde'd at Jerge by 100 bolsheviki,
refused to surrender and fought to
the' last, the Lithuan press bureau
announced today. Fifty of the bol
sheviki were killed.
The enemy, according to the bu
reau, threw the Lithuanians, many
of them still alive, into one big
grave. The bodies were" dug out by
their countrymen next day.
Dr. Schiller, Former N. E. A.
President, Dead at Age of 70
Lancaster, Pa., March 16. Dr.
Nathan Schiller,, superintendent of
the state department of public in
struction, dicd'at his home here last
night, aged 70 years. He was for
merly- president of the National
Education association and secretary
of the national council of education.
Dance, Delayed by Raid;
' Men and Music Lacking
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Mysical Instruments Locked Up and Man With Key in
4ail; Victims Arrested for Gambling Arrive After
Being Released on Pond and The Dance Goes On.
When a score or so of pretty
maids had arrived at the Osthoffs
hall, 513 North Sixteenth street,
last night "just dying to try that
shimmy" no throbbing jazz greeted
them and .worse still men were as
scarce as after the third draft. They
were alarmed and puzzled.
-Jn a; short time men beganto
arrive, single and in twos. There
was something -mysterious about (t
all, but (Tie girls didn't mind a little
Still there was no music. It de
veloped that the, musical instru
ment were locked in a small room,
and the only man who had the keys
was' not present. One of the male
contingent finally admitted that the
man who had the keys was held in
jail tor gambling. His bond was
l i'f r
Despite Jhe president's belief that
the threads. of the covenant were so
mtermingiea witn tue treaty that
they could not be sepafated, the
. . t. ... .
conference managed to separate
them in his absence, and now ap
pears Ho be preparing to get , the
treaty over and done as quickly as
If this can be done it may avert
calamity. I believe that it would
have been far better i f it had been
done long ago.
Conference Plan Abandoned.
Such few witnesses as managed
to get out of KiiSjia have repeatedly
pointed out in Paris that the
strength of the bolsheviki lay in
their control of the food and money
supply. For a time these witnesses
kuade a deep impression. It was
because ot tneirlestimony that t,he
(Contlnufd on rage Two, t'olunia Two.)
KISS THE FLAG
Road House Proprietor Forced
By Returned Soldiers to '
Lead Parage Through
Town and Fly Emblem.
Grand Island, March 16. (Spe
cialsJohn Hann. proprietor of
Lion Grove, a road house two miles
south of Grand Island, this after
noon was taken frim his residence,
brought to the city, made to kiss the
flag and to head a short parade up
and down the principal streets.
Later he took the flag handed him
and promised to fly ifc on his prop
erty. The" incident was orderly through
out, about 20 soldiers returned from
service managing the affair. A large
crowd witnessed the incident which
was without any rough treatment
of the road' house man and unattend
ed by any rough language'. As long
as this continued to be the condi
tion the officers did not interfere
The demonstration is the out
growth of some trouble at the road
house about a week ago when Mr.
Hann threatened a returned soidier
with a shotgun after an altercation
about protGermanism had arisen.
After the completion of the trial in
the county court pn Saturday and
the fining of Hanit in the sum of
$15 for assault, there was some
criticism on the part of the return
ed soldiers that the xfin was too
light, especially sa since the evi
dence showed Hann to have pre
viously threatened a deputy sheriff
wiHi a gun.
Others believe the incident was
the result' of a general conviction
that the man was pro-German.
Week's Enlistments 1379.
Washington, March 16. The
Navy' department announced today
there were 1,379 enlistments daring
the last week.
- Hera was a chance to be a hero
not to be overlooked. "Get him
released with this," shouted-a man,
"sfnd let the dance go on." "
The dance was given by the
Teanister and Chauffeurs' union. A
number of the men had assembled
early in the evening, and according
to members of the Morals squad
were engaged in a poker game when
the .hall was raided. The officers
arrested 22 men, and hold money
and cards as evidence, f
1 Nearly, all of the men wire re
leased o bond in time to attend the
dance. One of the victims of the
raid gave the reporter the story,
but requested that' names be left out
so the "women wouldn't know who
was late on purpose aiwl who was
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Marks on Prisoner's Face
Believed by Police to Be
Scratches Inflicted by
After arresting 35 negroes in an
attempt to find the assailant of Mrs.
Eleanor. Glassman, Captain of De
tectives Dunn stated last night that
he believed he had captured the right
man. The suspect is Henry Cul
pepper, a negro,' giving his addre.i
as Council Bluffs. The arrest wis
made lae yesterday afternoon. '
Culpepper was taken to the Class
man home for identification, but ow
ing to her nervous -condition, Mrs
Glassman was not permitted by phy
sicians to see him. Umaha anc
Council Bluffs women, ' victims ol -recent
- attempted assaults, will at
tempt to identify him today.
Marks on Culpepper's face are be
lieved by police o'have been inflict
ed by Mrs. Glassman in her struggle
Friday night, Culpepper is a large
negro, 'and police say he answer?
the description! given by Mrs. Glass
He was arrested in.the Burlingtoi
yarns Dy ueieciivcs oioicy am
Brinkman. The detectives say hf
was confused as to his whereabout!
on the night of the assault.
"He first said he worked at the
Henshaw hotel on Friday night.'
declared Detective Brinkman. -'Thei
he said he was at the Orpheum. II
third story was that he had slept ai
night with a friend, hut he couldn1'
give the name of the friend. He
said he was going to take a trail
out of town just as we got him."
v Refuses to Talk. '
1 Captain Dunn said he refused V.
talk when questioned at the sta
tion. At the time of his arrest de
tectives say he as wearing a sol
dier's uniform. Mrs. Glassman' toh
police her assailant was wearing 8
uniform. ' )
The Councir Bluffs address givei
by Culpepper leads police to brjicv
that he may be implicated in the as
saults recently perpetrated in that
Another buspect Ariestea.
Another suspect arrested y ester
day afternoon was Homer Collins
150J Cuming street, negro, v oi-
lins was wearing an arniy coat whci.
arrested. Captain Dunn believes lit
may be an associate of Culpepper's.
As a result of the Olassman as-
xault, police patrols and emergency
cars are kept busy answering calls
from all parts of the city. Uozcn-
of calls from frightened -women
were answered Saturday and last
ftight. Invariably the women re
ported that someone was bieakinn
into their house. . 4
Italian Sailors Use
Knives in Fight With'
' Taris, March 16. The Jugo-Slav
committee in Paris has issued a
statement in which it says it learns
that grave disturbances have, occur
red at Spalato, Dalmatia, where, ac
cording to information reaching the
committee, Italian sailors fought the
inhabitants with knives, killing or
wounding-several persons. Even
tually the sailors were driven back
aboard their vessels, the statement
The Jugo-Slav authorities have
asked that the inter-allied commis
sion open an inquiry into the matter.
It is announced from Belgrade
that Italy has recalled its newly ap
pointed minister" froifi that city, but
it is stated that this has no con
nection with the Spalato disturbance.
Lever Opposes Selection
of Champ Clark as Leader
Washington, March 16. Repre
sentative Lever 6f South Carolina in
a statement made . public today
through the democratic reorgani
zation committee, announced his op
position to the selection of 'hauif
Clark as democratic leader in th
"1 will support no man who will
jxy that, a conscript is synonymous
with a convict," declared Mr. Lever's
"It isof utmost importance," he
continued, "to the future success of
the democratic party that the minor
ity leadership in the Niext congress
shall he strong, aggressive and in
the fullest sympathy, not an enforced
sympathy, with the plans and pur
poses of the president of the Unit
ed States." ' '
n Church Leader Dies.
Philadelphia, March 15. The Rev.
John R. Davies, aged 64. general
secretary of the Presbyterian board
of ministerial relief and suten'
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