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    2 A
rlaclio Intercepted by Soviet
! Carries Information That
Hostilities Have Al
' ready Begun.
. York Tlmee-Chlcaeo Tribune, Cable,
Copyrlf lit, 1M0.
Moscow, April 8. (Via Reval and
London, April 10.) It was' wire
!esed from Akhost to Moscow that
a Japanese telegram from Harbin,
China, intercepted by the soviet,
stated Japan had declared war on
soviet Russia. The radio added the
Japanese had seized Habarovsk and
Nikolaevsk on the Amur and Nik-
olsk on the line of the Usuri rail
way. The forcipn office refused to com
ment officially on the telegram,- de
claring the news was from too un
; official a source.
A telegram received from Vladi
vostok, however, stated the Japanese
military commander there had or
dered all Japanese civilians to be
ready to evacuate to Japan.
The report of warvas considered
doubtful here. The Russian leaders
unofficially point out the probability
that this move is organized by the
Japanese military party to prevent
evacuation of Siberia by the Japa
nese troops. They express hope
that the Amreican government will
not permit the Japanese to have a
free hand in Siberia.
If the Japanese have declared war
they say it is in all probability the
result of an agreement on the part
of the reactionary elements of Eng
land and America to allow Japan a
free hand in Siberia in return for
overthrowing the soviet govern
ment There is little doubt that the op
erations, which began April 5, have
become extensive along the line of
the Usuri railway with serious con
sequences. War Is possible, if the
military party succeeds in convinc.
r in the Japanese people the attack
wakjprovoked by the Russians. .
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Continued from Fate One.)
been given to the likelihood of his
being nominated at Chicago.
Johnson Weak in East
This is due to the fact that John
son is considered weak in the east
a supposition borne out by the New
York primary result this week.
Theodore Roosevelt once said that
the east would never be able to see
Johnson. This statement from
Roosevelt who admired Johnson,
seems to have been a correct state
ment of a fact
Viewing the existing situation, ft
now is evident that the southern
delegates will go to Chicago deter
mined to vote for the -man on the
final ballot who seems best able to
unite the party and who will do most
LXto build up the organization below
Mbe Mason and Dixon line.
- Instructed delegates will discharge
their obligation on the first ballot
. a
or two ana tnen win oe prepared
orthe calm deliberation necessary
ft k choice in a long-drown out con
tention. Uninstructed delegates will
i k free to exercise their judgment
from the first.
North Carolina wilf present a
'. candidate t o the republican con
vention- in judge J. l rritcnara,
one of the finest types of southern
'"republicans. There is, of course, no
idea that Judge Pritchard can be
nominated, but the compliment to
; him? is a deserved one.
South fdr Pershing.
There is a feelinir here and else-
"' -where in the south that General
Pershing is the strongest man in
th oartv. and it hopes for an oppor
tunity to vote for him in November.
iina psycnoiogoicai cucci o t
shing's nomination would do much
to revive the republican party in this
So that it can be made to stand
level on uneven ground an inven-
tam separator on eccentric mount-
srigs, (Unstable lor neignt.
Will Be Principal Speaker at
Mass Meeting at First
v Presbyterian.
Omaha supporters of the Inter
church World movement announced
today Governor Carl E. Milliken of
Maine will be the principal speaker
at an interchurch mass meeting of
congregations of all downtown
churches at 3:30 Sunday afternoon
at the First Presbyterian churctj,
Thirty-fourth and Farnam streets.
Governor Milliken will head a
party of interchurch world move
ment speakers who will be here for
a series of meetings Sunday and
Monday. The party will include
Rev. if. H. Bell, San Francisco;
Henry E. Wells, prominent attorney,
Wilkesbarre, Pa.; Dr. Frank E.
Mason, Mew York Uty; Airs. J. N.
Stearns. James M. Speers, New
York City; and Ralph Ward, China.
Besides the Sunday afternoon
mass meeting at the First Presbyte
rian church, a second mass meeting
will be held for North Side church
members at the North Side Presby
terian church at the same hour as
the downtown meeting. Rev. Bell
and Mr. Speers are scheduled to
speak at this meeting.
The interchurch speakers will oc
cupy Omaha pulpits at regular bun
day morning and evening services,
as follows:
Governor Milliken, morning serv
ice First s Baptist church, evening
service, Calvary Baptist; Henry E.
Wells, tnorninsr service. Dundee
Presbyterian? Mrs. Stearns, morning
service irst Christian, evening serv
ice, South Side Christian; Dr. Bell,
morning service, Central United
Presbyterian, evening service, First
United Presbyterian; James M.
Speers, morning service, Westmin
ster Presbyterian; Dr. Mason, morn
ing service, Trinity Baptist, South
Side, evening service, Immanuel
Baptist' Appointments for Mr.
Ward will be announced Sunday
Mrs. Stearns will speak at 5
o'clock Sunday afternoon at the
regular Y. W. C. A. vesper service.
Nearly 8,000 Men
Added to Strikers
(Continued From Pave Oae.)
eral chairman of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers.
Summary of Situation.
Reports tonight indicated the fol
lowing situation throughout the
Chicago, 8,000 Idle; St Louis,
5,000; Toledo, 5,000, an increase of
1,000, today; New York and Jersey
City. 3,500; Youngstown, 3,000; Buf
falo, 2,000; Kansas City, 1,300; sev
eral hundred returned to work; Los
Angeles, 1,100; 300 returned to work
in California: Detroit 2,000, an, in
crease of 500: Pittsburgh, 1,000;
Columbus, 2,000, a gain of 1,500;
Indianapolis 700; a gain of 350;
Fort Worth 650, a gain of 350; San
Francisco 440; Gary, 300; Salt Lake,
475; an increase jtf 175; Syracuse,
250; Saginaw, Mich, 200; Ogden,
Utah, 150; Pueblo, Colo., 150; De
catur, 111., 240, an increase of 130;
Milwaukee, 150, an increase of 50;
Pocatello, Idaho, 100; Springfield,
111., 150, an increase of 100; Joliet,
III., 50; Scranton, Pa., 50; Bloom
ington, 111., 75; Fort Wayne, Ind.,
35; Dayton, O., 250; Canton, O.,
150; Jackson, Mich., 150; Kalama
zoo, Mich., 200; Sparks, Nev., 75;
Niles, Mich., 700; Saginaw, Mich.,
200; Flint, Mich., 100; Battle Creek,
Mich., 100; Connelsville, Pa.,00;
Coffeyville, Kas., 45; Houston, Tex.,
30; Springfield, Mo., 100; Cleveland,
Switchmen also -went out in
Portland, Ore.; Akron, O.; Warren,
O.; Hornell, N. Y.; Salaminca, N.
Y.; Niagara Falls and" Sharon, Far
rella nd Sharpsville, Pa., but no esti
mates of the number of men on
strike were made.
One hundred strikers at Cham
paign, 111., returned to work.
Correct Arrangements of Orna
mental Plan tin For personal call
and advice phone 19S. We have no
agents. Meneray Nursery and Seed
Store, 3341 West Broadway, Coun
cil Bluffs, la. Adv.
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A. Hene, Engaged by the City,
Will Also Determine Im
provements Made by Com
pany Since May, 1918.
A Hene, engineer with -the Drake
Realty Construction Co., has been
engaged by the city to check im
provements and extensions made by
the gas company since May 18, 1918,
the date on which the appraised val
uation of $4,500,000 was based.
Mr. Hene was in the service of the
city when an inventory and physical
valuation of the plant was made for
presentation to the court of con
demnation. The information which
he will now obtain for the city will
be used in determining the amount
the city will be required to pay above
the appraised valuation as fixed by
the court of condemnation, y
The gas company recently advised
the city council that their books on
February 29, 1920, showed that the
value of improvements since May,
1918; together with supplies and ma
trials on hand, was $302,000.
The Metropolitan Water board
will be asked to assign a man to
accompany Mr. Hene in his check.
When this check shall have been
completed, Mayor Smith will request
the court of condemnation to recon
vene for a day to authorize a sup
plemental appraisal to cover recent
improvements and supplies on hand.
French Statesman
Who Was of Greatest
Aid to Allies In War
M. Berthtlot, noted French states
man, who was feted in royal fashion
upon his recent visit ' to Great
Britain. Few of the allied powers
until M. Berthelot's visit to England
knew of the invaluable service ren
dered the allies by the French
Bank Clearings Gain
Omaha bank clearinsrs this week
totaled $70,479,932 rnmn n
a total of $69,784,790 last week. Total
or clearings tor this week last year
was $54,349,473. - ,
The individuality which
marks the Spring fashions
is clearly expressed in Cecile
Hats worn by fashionable
women everywhere. A
showing tomorrow.
Candidates Warming
Up for Big Primary
Election in Nebraska
(Continued From Fap Om.)
contest. They have active organiza
tions in Omaha.
The democratic gubernatorial sit
uation offers ample material for a
tive-reel political scenario. Ralph
Clark and John H. Morchead, rival
candidates, live in the same county,
the latter being former governor,
whose filing was sustained by the
supreme court a week ago. Mr.
Clark issued a week-end statement
in which he said he was surprised
when his neighbor and fellow demo
crat entered the race. Clark is be
ing supported y . the Hitchcock
Mullen organization, and the "dry"
democrats of Douglas cminty aver
they will support George Jackson
of Nelson. Then there are W. J.
Taylor of Merna and G. L. Shum
way of Scottsbluffs for the demo
crats to reckon with.
Growth of Pershing.
The name of W. J. Bryan has
been mentioned in connection with
the democratic campaign in Omaha
and Nebraska. Mr. Bryan is a can
didate for delegate-at-large to the
San Francisco convention and he is
promoting a delegation in opposir
tion to the Hitchcock-Mullen dele
gation. When Mr. Bryan was in
Omaha two weeks ago he an
nounced that he would vote for
Robert Ross of Lexington, Neb., for
the presidential choice, and now
some Nebraska democrats are
charging that Mr. Bryan is leaning
toward Senator Robert L. Owen of
Oklahoma in place of Robert Ross.
The Bryan-Hitchcock tight in Ne
braska is one of the outstanding
features of the democratic cam
paign. '
Senator Hitchcock will atrive in
Omaha Monday morning from
Washington and will begin his
speaking campaign in the evening at
Columbus, finishing in the auditor
ium here next Saturday evening.
The political eyes of'the country
are being focused on the republican
presidential situation in Nebraska.
The continued growth of Fcrshing
sentiment is admitted by members of
both of the big political parties.
Senator Hiram Johnson of Califor
nit will arrive in Omaha early Mon
day, according to a telegram from
his secretary received yesterday ly
Thomas Lynch. A reception com
mittee will meet him at the station.
He will deliver a non-political sp
to members of the Ad Selling league
at the Motel l ontencile at p 111
and address a mass meeting at the
auditorium at 8. He will leave 1 ues-
day morning for Lincoln.
Woman Is Injured When
Street Car Strikes Auto
Miss Myrtle Chasei 5208 North
Twenty-eighth street, was injured at
11 a. m yesterday, when an automo
bile in which she was riding1 was
struck by a southbound Hanscom
park street car at Thirty-second
avenue and Frederick street.
She suffered lacerations of the left
arm and a fractured rib. The auto
mobile was badly damaged.
Plan Ball in Hastings.
Hastings, Neb., April 10. (Spe
cial Telegram.) The Chamber of
Commerce has voted to support a
movement for a semipro base ball
team under the management of Stan
ley Gay. A campaign will be started
for the sale of season tickets.
Mother Requests Police
Lock Up Own Daughter
Haimiiiu that her 14 year-old
daughter, Stella Erlewin, 215 North
Twenty-eighth street, had become so
Iasciuated ly jazi clHiiccs mat sne
would obey her wishes no longer,
ilic tirl's mother Friday night took
juvenile authoiities today, police
The girl, who appears to be more
than 14, was charged with incor
rigibility and will L"e turned over to
juvenile authorities tomorrow, po
lice say. i
Will Decorate Graves
Of Americans in France
Paris, April 10. Six hundred vet
erans of Paris post No. 1, of the
American Legion will decorate the
graves of 50,000 of America's fallen
heroes in France on Memorial day.
Flans ,iave been formulated by
American Legion post delegations.
Wreatjis and flags will be placed
on the graves and memorial ser
vices conducted.
Lighting Fixtures.
den. Adv.
X V''a John McCormacK
Ob Record ship
mtnti of $3 or more
w pay the pottage;
on let than that,
add 10c pen Record.
Mail Orders Given
' Prompt Attention.
, Add 3c
W Each
J I P,u
64860 Your Eyes Have Told Me So.
H29 Patche Fox Trot.
I Might Be Your Once in a While Medler
.Smith Orchestra
18619 Blues My Naughty Sweetie Givei Me
Bweet Kisses Esther Walker
18040 Otilia March Marimba Band
Guatemala Marimba Band
1013 1 Dardanella Fox Trot
' ', Make the Trombone Laugh
Plantation Jan Orchestra
10133 Yellow Dog Blues Pox Trot
In Shadowland Waltz
10120 You'd Be Surprised Fox Trot
Nobody Knows
10117 Naughty Walts
Little Blue Devil Medley
.'. Green's Novelty Orchestra
10115 Let the Rest of the World Go By
Hart and Shaw
Just Like the Rose
84857 Gypsy Serenade Krelsler
1S483 Bluin' the Blues Fox Trot
Sensation BagOn Step
Dixieland Jazz Band
64547 Rondino Klntsn
64506 Nightingale Song Cluck
64807 Crepuscule (Twilight) Galli-Curei
Rainbow of My
Preams. fox trot.. $1.25
Hiawatha's Melody
of Love, waltz.. 1.25
Who'll Take the
Place of Mary,
walts 1JS
You Never Can
Tell, fox trot.... IM
Left All Alone
Again Blues 1.38
At the Moving Pic
ture Ball, fox trot.
My Old Kentucky
Home ..........
Sweet and Low
Drowsy Waters,
Hawaiian waltz. . .
Just a Wearin for
My Isle of Golden
Dreams, waltz. . . .
MCsria Co.
1807 , Farnam, Omaha t .
Naughty, waits. . . tJZS
Silver Threads
Among th Gold.. 1.00
Dardanella, fox trot US
Life is But a
Dream, waltz .60
Love in June
Waltz' 60
Mother MaChree. . 1.2S
In the Gloaming.. .90
A Perfect Day... .95
Adieu 60
Hawaiian Lullaby,
waltz .......
Palace of Peace,
Bohemia, one-step.
Thinking, fox trot.
Tent's of Arab.
one-step 1.25
When You're Alone,
fox trot..,.
Yon Know What I
Mean, fox trot...
Mystery, fox trot.
Oh. By Jingo, fox
trot ,
Swanee, one-step. .
Spring Time ana
You, waltz ....... . .90
A Display of
Real Laces
There is a section near
the entrance that contains
a very beautiful showing
of hand made, and in
many instances, imported
laces. '
Medallions, butterflies
and ovals, circles, squares
and triangles of exquisite
Filet and Venetian laces.
Wide edgings and band
ings of Filet and Irish,
narrow headings and edg
ings of Irish, and many
other interesting pieces
are displayed.
Trimming Dept. Main Floor
or all occasions
Moire bags to comple
ment an afternoon frock
come in navy, brown,
taupe and black, with
the daintiest of linings,
and range in price from
$5.50 to $38 each.
Leather purses in flat or
bag shapes are priced
from $2.75 to $40 each.
Hand tooled purses in
brown and green are
beautifully designed.
Notions-Main Floor
Silk Gloves
Fownes and Kayser's
One and two-clasp, and
sixteen and eighteen
button lengths are to be
had in black, white and
colors, and are priced
from $1 to $3 a pair.
South Aisle Mailt Floor
In several lovely fabrics,
white or flesh colored, are
to be had in round neck
or bodice top styles. They
are beautifully made, tai
lored for comfort and to
fit smoothly under the
-Prices Range from
$1.75 to $8.0Q
Second Floor
Wonderfully. Dainty
Dresses or Spring
TLOUNCED and ruffled,
" distended at the hips and
. drawn in. at the hem, the taf
feta frocks are fashionable
and most becoming.
Then for other tastes the
straightline mode is shown in
coat styles and with lowered
waistlines. Tricolettes, Fan-ta-si,
Georgette, foulard and
many other silks, colorful and
beautifully fashioned, make up
the interesting showing.
The variety of styles permits
the selection of one which be
comes you and is fashionable
Appafel SectionsThird Floor
Specially Priced
Toilet Goods
Palm Olive Soap is of
fered Monday for 8 -3c
a cake.
Cocoa Castile Soap is also
priced 8 t'3ca cake.
Almond Meal is priced
for Monday, 35c a box.
Embroidered and
Lace Hosiery
Embroidered clocks, all
hand work, are to be had
in black, white, navy and
The lace clocked hose,
lace boot hose, lace in
serts and allover laces are
very lovely.
There are many beautiful
patterns in all the styles,
the prices range from
$4 to $15
a pair
Main Floor
Silk or Muslin Gowns
Crepe de chine slipover
fcowns, sleeveless or short
sleeved, are wonderfully
''varied, plain styles, lace
trimmed and embroidered
gowns of splendid quality
are to be had for a wide
range of prices.
Cotton crepe gowns in
white, flesh and lavender,
or white, patterned in
dainty colors, are very
fine for $3.50.
Gowns made from soft
fine mull in white or flesh
color are only $2.35.
Nainsook gowns, lace or
embroidery trimmed, are
to be had for $2.50, $3.50
and up.
Philippine gowns with the
charm of the hand made
are priced from $3.50 to
$6.50. ,
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Second Floor
Interesting Fabrics
Tailoring Serges
and Wool Tricos
the fashionable
shade of navy blue.
Two materials particu
larly appropriate for
Spring suits. Trico is
similar to serge", but is
made with a harder
twist yarn. Both are
beautiful materials and
are of a highly satis
factory quality. $5,
$5.50 and $6 to $12.50
a yard.
White Silks in
Various Weaves
In anticipation of Sum
mer days come these
lovely white Meteors,
Taffetas, Pussy Wil
low, Crepe de Chines,
Satins and many dis
tinctive novelties which
are ever so desirable
for separate skirts
$4.50 to $7.50 a yard.
Polo Coatings
The Spring Vogue
For sport coats, as well
as for the longer serv
ice coats, fashion fa
vors Polo cloth in nat
ural partridge, beaver
and twilight blue. A
delightful material you
enjoy seeing.
Fabric Main Floor
A slim and graceful pat
ent leather pump with
hand turn soles and Louis
heels is priced
$12 a pair
Soft kid pumps with turn
soles and Louis heels are
to be had for
$11 and $12
a pair
North AUle Main Floor
That Will Delight a
Little Girl
A pearl gray silk one
with a wide green border.
A charming flowered
Dresden silk.
Shirred silk ruffles trim
sonW charming blue and
pink ones.
Hand embroidered
pongee is effectively bor
dered with green or tan.
Cotton pongee with col
ored borders, pink or blue
cottons with shirred ruf
fles. Other dainty styles for
prices ranging from $1.50
to $7.
Jutt to the Left aa You Enter.
Peri Lusta
Crochet Cotton
A most complete showing
is on hand, ecru- and col
ors in all numbers except
No. 60.
Art Department Second Floor
To Be Made
From Ribbons
In the case just to the
right as you enter a lovely
collection of camisoles,
bows, dainty things for
babies; vestees and sashes
for children and grown
ups, is arranged to give
you suggestions for the
making, . or to be pur
chased already made.
Buttonhole bouquets in
dainty shades, larger cor
sage bouquets in colors
that suggest a black gown.
Large bows and car
riage straps for baby
buggies. y
Bags of metallic ribbon.
G arters in lighter
shades, and one French
pair in black with tiny
ribbon roses.
We will be glad to tell
you how to make the ar
ticle in which you are in
terested and the amount
of ribbon necessary, in
quire at the department.
To the Right You Enter.