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Charges Marine
Killed 3 Haitians
In Prison Yard
Witness Identifies Former
Gendarme Officer as Slayer
At Investigation by Na
val Court.
drunk, 'assaulted and slightly injured
a judge's clerk.
Harris Lifschitz, a Russian who
has become naturalized, testified to
having witnessed twJ killings of na
tives by the occupational forces, but
was indefinite as to dates, -places and
names. Another civilian was ex
amined and said he wis without
knowledge of murders' although
Judge Advocate Dyer asserted the
man had previously given him dam-
acinar testimony. n
iUpward Turn Noted in
Br Tha Assoc latcd rrtwa.
Fort Au Prince. Haiti, Nov. 17.
riie direct charge that Freeman
(ana;, formerly a corporal in the
gnarine corps and a lieutenant in
Ihe gendarmerie, killed three Hai
tian prisoners at Hinche in 1917,
Has. made today before the naval
tourt of inquiry which ts investigat
ing the activities of the American
marines in Haiti by Adolph Bourgot,
i native. Lang was formerly a resi
dent of Los AngeJrt.
Bourgot, who at the time was
' acting as corporal iq the gendar
merie, testified he witnessed the exe
cution of the prisoners,, which oc
curred immediately after a night at
tack. He testified that during the at
tack which lasted half an hour, the
three Haitians were in prison.
"When the attack ended." Bourgot
said. Lang ordered them -lit, shoot
ing the first one in the back. The
others were 'brought out singly,
meeting the same fate in the same
way. I was in the prison yard with
other natives seeking safety."
Identifies Lang. . '
Bourgot testified clearly and de
liberately. Answering a request by
Judge Advocate Major Jesse F. Dyer
to identify Lang, if . present,, the
witness rose and pointed across the
table at Lang. At this juncture the
court retired, subsequently announc
ing it would give Lang the right to
question Bourgot, obtain witnesses
and employ counsel. .
Lang, who now is engaged in bus
iness in Hinche, started to question
Bourgot, but quickly objected) to the
translator, declaring he vyxhted a
white man. The court granted the
request adjourning Lang's testi
mony until tomorrow.
Lieutenant Colonel Hooker de
scribed the January attack on Port
Au Prince, saying 66 had been killed.
He declared the attack was ,made
in order to bolster the bandit Xause.
Complaint Incorrect. '
Col. Louis Little, commanding the
field forces, testified that the only
complaint from President D'Arti
guenave of Haiti had been investi
gated and found to be -incorrect.
The president charged that a drunk
en marine doctor had assaulted a
judge. Colonel Little declared an
investigation revealed that a ship
apprentice, while on liberty became
Bank R
Drop From June Figures Re
ported in Last Call ; Depos
its Also Fall OffJ .
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Console Tjp
Western Electric ,
Sewing Machine ,
You Can Sae
on every garment you
wear if you make them
yourself on a
Western Electric
Sewing Machine
Electricity doing the
work; you can sew for
hours ,without tiring
your back or feet
a foot control starts
and stops the machine
and regulate the
have the four types
vibrator, rotary,
two-Spool, automatic,
demonstrated for you
at - .
Jhe Electric Shop
the acquiring of one
is so ea&; simply pay
Six Dollars Down
on the machine you
want iM it will be de
livered to your home-
1 one year's time
granted -in which to
v pay the balance of the
purchase price.
A Deck of Edison Mazda
Playing Cards Free
With every $1.50 pur
chase of Mazda Lamps
'Saturday afternoon we
shall give free a deck of
Congress Linen Finished
Playing Cards, Regular
value $1.00. These cards
have a four-color litho
graphed reproduction of
a vmous Maxfield Par
rish painting on the back.
One deck only to a cus
v Farnam at Fifteenth '
2314 M St, South Side
Automobile Business
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ChicagA. Nov. 17. After two
months of depression, there has been
an upward turn in the automobile
business, both pleasure cars and
trucks, according to., Alfred Reeves,
general manager of the National
Automobile Chamber of Commerce,
who addressed the Automotive
Eauioment association here. x
"Along with other industries we
have had poor sales tor two montns,
but the automobile business is now
moving upward," Mr. Reeves said
"Present production is not averag
ing more than 50 per cent, except in
the case of three or four factories.
The full year, however, will exceed
all records, approaching 1.900,000
cars and 340,000 trucks. Car re
newals areaboutlOOOflOOa year.
Allied Occupation Army
Is Too Pig Germany Wails
, Berlin, Nqv. 17. Allied armies of
occupation in Germany are being
maintained at a strength -which is
unnecessary said Foreign Minister
Simons in speech at Cologne to
day. He contended the allied inten
tion in thus keeping the forces in a
high state of efficiency was not de
fensive, but offensive, looking to
ward further encroachments on Ger
many. ,
The foreign minister asked the
reason wny me. Knine .DriaRcucdus
had been extended, why-military
Salaries capable of turning out
400.000 rations daily had been estab
lished and why new strategic Ktjme
bridees had been prepared and why
Belgian trboos. equipped almosH
ready for the march, have been sta
tioned m tactical positions Denina
tire armies of occupation.
Rupture Kilts
7 ,000 Annually
Seven thousand person! each year are
laid away the burial certificates being
marked "Rupture." Why! Because the
unfortunate one had neglected themselves
or had been merely taking care of the sign
(swelling) of the affliction .and paying no
attention to the cause. What are you
doing T Are you neglecting yourself by
wearing a truss, appliance, or whatever
nam you choose to call HT At best, th
truss is only a makeshift a false prop
against a collapsing wall arid cannot be
expected to act a more than a mere me
chanical support. The binding pressure
retard blood circulation, thus robbing the
weakened muscle of that which they
need most nourishment.
But science has found a way, nad every
true sufferer in the land is invited to
make a FREE test right in the privacy of
their own home. The PLAPAO method is
unaueationablv the most scientific, logical
and successful self-treatment for rupture
the world has ever known.
Th PLAPAO PAD when adhering close-
?- tn thm badv cannot Dosstblr slip - or
shift out of place,, therefore, cannot chafe
or pinch. Soft a velvet easy f apply
inexpensive. TO Ie usea wnnit you wur
and whilst you sleep. No straps, buckle
or pringa .attached. i
Learn how. to close the hernial opening
as nature intended so the rupture CAN'T
come down. Snd-your name today to
PLAPAO CO., Block 840, St. Louis, Mo.,
for -TREE trial Tlapao and th vfaf ormation
necessary. ,
Tells a Secret
Manufacturer of Mentho-Laxene
Telia Ingredients, So Public
Can Appreciate Pure, Reliable
Medicine. First Dos Relieves.
Many, people fear to take medicine to
check and abort colds, cure coughs, ca
tarrh, etc This fear la groundless with
all the products of The , Blackburn Prod
ucts Co., Dayton, Ohio. Not one contain
opiates, narcotics or ' harmful drugs.
Mentho-Laxene for coughs, colds, catarrb
and all distress following a cold is a com
pound or wna tnerry. ioiu, ibh,
Orlndells. Menthol Ammonium Chloride1
and alcohol sufficient to preserve and
keep In solution.
Every ingreiient '1 in concentrated
form and the medicine la so strong that
only ten drop doses are to be taken In
th "raw" state. But the ideal Way Is
to make Into a syrup Dy emptying a H4-
o. bottle of Menthe-Laxcne Into a pint
bottle and then fill the bottle with granu
lated sugar syrup, mad by dissolving a
pint ot sugar in a nan pmv or oouing
water, it is said by thousand that this
makes a most effective home treatment
for all cold trouble. 4,100 barrels were
used lastVjrtarl Why? Because it's the
best and cheapest. The manufacturer
guarantees it to please or money back.
Sold by all good druggists.
When Food
( Doesn't Digest
Give the Stomach a Rational Rett
by Proper Aid. Not by Harsh
. Starvation Method. Use -Stuart's,
Dyspepsia Tabletr
A sour stomach may indicate an acid
condition that calls for an alkaline ef-
This you will get from on or
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets after a
heavy bloated feeling and such distress
due to indigestion or dyspepsia, are
usually only temporary. And yet they may
lead to serious disorder. The regular use
of Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets after
meals reflects to a high degree the in
telligent selection of preventative meas-sr-
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On cannot always select ' or inspect
th quality of food to be cateir nor. its
method or manner of preparation. But it
is passible to avoid the acidity that is
so often th result. And it is a far better
plan to eat without worry over what may
happen, 4han to starve for fear it will
happen. Many physicians - recommend
these tablets for stomach distress .due to
indigestion or dyspepsia.
They are sold by all drurl -whan
at canU be.
Washington, Nov. 17. Resources
of all national banks amounted to
$21,885,480,000 on September 8. a
reduction of $311,257,000 compared
with June 30, but an increase of
$270,064,000 over September 12. 1919,
according to reports of ihe last
bank call summarized by Comptrol
ler Williams. .
Deposits totalled $16,751,956,000,
the' comptroller said, a reduction of
$403,465,000 compared with the June
call and an increase of $70,349,000
over September of last year. Loans
and discounts increased by $18,662,
000 as compared with June.
States showing the largest in
crease in deposits since June in
country banks were: ' Pennsvlvania,
$40,000,000; New York. $23,000,000;
NeW Jersey. $14,000,000; West Vir
ginia, $13,000,000; Ohio. $11,000,000,
and California, $10,000,000; ' while
those showing the largest reductions
in deposits were Connecticut and
Minnesota, $8,000,000 eacJi: Okla
noma and Texas. $5,000,000 each,
and Iowa, $6,000,000.
Reserve cities hose national
banks showed the largest increase
in deposits sinccthe June call were
Pittsburgh. $24,000,000; Kansas City,
Mo., $8,000,000; ' Cincinnati. $6,000,
000 and Louisville and Minneapolis,
$5,000,000, while cities showing the
largest reductions were New York,
$486,000,000; Boiton. $27,00fJ,000;
San Francisco. $18,000,000; Philadel
phia, $14,000,000; Detroit, New Or
leans and Dallas. $4,000,000 each.
Prohibition Officer Is j
Indicted fok Murder
Edwardsville, 111.. Nov. 17. S.
Glenn Young, a federal prohibition
enforcement officer, was indicted on
a murder charge in connection whh
the killing of Luke, Vukovic, an Aus
trian, November 6. while Me and
Walter Cowgill, a Granite City po
liceman, were raiding the Vukovic
home in Madison in search of liquor.
Tire Factories'to Close.
Tacoma, Wash., Nov. 17. Good
year 1 ire and Rubber company
branches in Tacoma. Great Falls,
Mont. Billings, Monf.. Boise, Ida
and San Diego, Cal., are to be closed
the company announced.
. Unless you see the name "Bayer" 5n tablets, you are
not getting' genuine Aspirin prescribed by physicians for
21 years, and proved safe by millions. Say "Bayer"!
SAFETY FIRST! Accept only an "unbroken package" of
i -why not a fine PIANO
for' Thanksgiving?
I One of our Pianos will make you feel truly thankful
I on Thanksgiving Day. Come in -and inspect our line,
I hear them, play them ; it will delight you. ; ,
l Make you? selection early and have a Knabe, Pylck-
ard, Hobart M. Cable, Franklin or Hafnes Bros, in
your home Thanksgiving. It will make the day. one
I that will ever be remembered. ,
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genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin," which contains proper dirdc- j I . "'
tions for Headache. Earache. Toothache. Neuralgia. f!nlr!s. .Rheu- "I II "
, , f 0 , i
.matism, Neuritis, Lumbago, and pain generally. Strictly American!
Handy tin boxea of 12 tablets eost but a few cento Larger packages. '
'Aspirin la th trad mark of Barer Uanufactura of Honoacetlcacldester ot Sallcjllcacid
The House
of Pleasant
and Harney
1 f Pleasant I J,fM. A SAl tUtMUWj Omaha
We'veSliipIy Shatter
Suits for business v
and IretMp occa-
siona Orercoats In if''P'k ' N
great storm coats " I CC'PL ,
dressy models and v . 1 -' Sv.
The Held forchoos- - mMSrSX
Ing I. remarkably Plgkft T' Sl'4
A mil W w I
y il jPlek
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In This Gigantic
Pu?cMs$ -Sale
Omaha men have-not in yean been privileged
to choose clothes of such recognized quality at (
prices so ridiculonsly low. t
1,500 Garments Secured at
Less Than Manufacturer's
We placed immense orders at just the
logical moment to secure the lowest "
prices of recent years. Never again will
such an opportunity present itself. Men,
this great offering is your tip for imme
diate buying.
Famous "Frat" clothes made by H. A.
Seinheimer of Cincinnati and clothes
by Epstein, Charles Douglas Co. ,
or Kocnester, new roric. ,
These makes of clothes rank amongst
America's finest all hand tailored, de- -veloped
from fabrics of the hour models .
for men and young men. ,
Suits and Overcoats Worth to $89.50
in Four Sensational Sale Lots
Pay A You Get Paid
Buy both a Suit and Over
coat. Well arrange the pay.
ments so as to suit your con
Ready Cash No Necessity
Just a small payment down
and the balance can be met
in easy weekly or monthly
allotments. '
Prices Have Dropped
In Our DraperyDepartment
Extraordinary Value-Giving at Bowcns v
Emphaaixing the Fact That This Is the Value
Giving Store, We Give Below a Few
. Convincing Prices:
v' j Table Scarfs N
A large assortment ofLibYary Scarfs in Tapestry, Im
ported Damasks and FrenrA Velours, in alUvzes.. A splen-
did Redding or holiday gift. , ' ,
Note the following sizes ani prices: - ''
1 848-inch Silk Damask $3.05
20x48-inch French Velours 5.95
; 24x45-inch French Velours....... 4.95 w
' 24x48-iuch Tapestry 4.95 I
18x72-inch Damask x, 4.45 ,
12x48-inch Tapestry 2.95
12x72-inch Tapestry 3.95 ,
Wany others in Silk Damasks, lined with mercerized
poplin, for piano scarfs and davenpont tables, from
15.95 TO 15.00 EACH
Small Rugs
Heavy Winton Velvet Rugs, several choice patterns;
in Blue, Rose and Tan Shades; size 27x54 ;regular
$10.00 values. Bowen's special, each. ........ .$6.95
Several patterns and colors iu Velvet Rugs, size
27x54; regular $7.50 values. Bowen'sspecial. .$3.95
Small AllsOver Velvet Rugs in Rose ah4 Tans,
' size 27x50; regular $4.50 values. Bowen's special,
. caeji ....$K5
Grass Rugs
A few odd sizes but splendid patterns left-overs
from our Summer stock can be used as a fill in with any
other rug.
Size 36x72 Bomen's Special Value, each. .$2.95
Size 27x54 Bowen's Special Vaue, each.. $1.29
a Extra Heavy Qualities.
Bowen's. Special Value, each..
Size 30x64-iBewen's Special Value, each. .
Hall and Stair Carpets
Splendid all over small patterns in bordered Stair
Carpets, 27 inches wide; Mulberry, Tan, Greerrand many
oflier colors. BoweiFs special values at $3.95, $3.25,
$2.95 and $1.95 per yard.-
- Bedding Department
. a-various sizes and grades. Plains withband borders and plaids,
aU sizes, at 20 to 40 less than today's values.
Heavy Cotton Blankets, Scotch stripes, large size. Bowen's
Special Value $8.95
Assorted plaids and plain with band border. Bowen's Special
Value $6.45
Fancy Plaids In assorted colors; large-sizes. Bowen's Special'
Value - $2.95
300 Dozen Cotton Comforts
Assorted patterns and qualities offered at prices from 20 to
40 less than today's values.
Sateen covered with plain band borders. Bowen's Special
Value I .$9.45
Sateen covered Chintz effects with band borders in blue ana tans.
Bowen's Special Value, . $6.95
. Assorted patterns in white cotton filled. Comforts, large sizes.
Bowen's Special Value $3.95
" - Towels ,
25 cases of Huck and Bath Towels at a saving of nearly
JjOo in all sizes and patterns. - ,
Size 17x36, heavy quality, 35f each ; 3 for $1.00
Size 16x32, heavy quality, 24i each; 7 for $l&t;. .
Size 14x25, heavy quality, 18f each ; t for $1.00
Bat Towels
Sizes 22x44, heavy Turkish JTowels 57$ each -
Sizes 19x38, heavy Turkish Towels, 39f each '
1 Sizes 16x31, heavy Turkish Towels, 25$ each . -
Ma'ny other,izes and. qualities too numerous to mention
at special reduced prices.
N Bed Spreads S ,
Heavy White Crochet Bed Spreads, in beautiful pat-
terns, with plain edges, with scalloped and cut, corners.
Size 78x0, scalloped, eut corners, at, each. . . .V.'. .$6.45 :
Size 78x90, plain hem, square corners, at, each ..... 5.25
Size 78x 90; plain hem, square corners, at, each 4.95 1
Size -72x84, plain hem, square cornersat, each.... 3.95
Special Misfit Window Shades 1
Two Jots of Window Shades of best opaque shade
cloth in odd sizes and colors; bring size of your window
and come in early tomorrow morning. ' v -
, Lot One, 95$ each. Lot Two, 75$ each.' v
: y Curtain and Drapery Specials
t- a'mr a v
s rancy oiorea , marquiseite, iJO xn. wide, pretty bor
ders, ir a large range of colors. Bowen 'a Special Value,
per yard ....... .'. . . 69$
REMNANTS Short lengths and some large pieces
slightly soiled on edges, of Curtain Nets, Scrims and Voiles.
Tour choice, any pattern or quality. At Bowen's Special
v aiue, per yard , ; 49$
Colored Madras for over draperies in sunfast and im
ported fabrics, all shades, splendid patterns' and a large
range of colors to select from at a saving of from 20 to
40 of former values. -v , -
Curtain Nets for all styles of windows and Lace Shades
at special prices.
And, As Usual, You Make Tour Own Terms-
X ""ai
mowaro st eerwctN is u-'
Kataauaaac iaw.
ask . lit I a aaAt
UUMaMM im. TIT . iiM4s1 4eam.aMM
without reeortinaT to a painful and uncertal
aurflcal operation. We axe the only reputabl
physicians who -will take auch cases upon
guarantee to give satisfactory results. Our treatment has more thn twen
ty years of success behind It and ta the best In existence. We do not Inject
paraffin, as it ts dangerous. Time required for ordinary cases, 10 days.
The advantages of treatment are: No danger front chloroform, shock and
blood poison, and no laying up In a hospital. Call or write
PR, WHAT HERNIA INSTTTTTTE, 410 retertv Ttvst Bldf., Omaha