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i yCerman Chancellor Talks (Correspondence of Berlin, Dec. 24.—The imperial chan cellor, Dr. von Bethmann-Hollweg. re ceived a correspondent of the Asso ciated Press today and spoke openly on the Belgian relief situation, the question of contraband, the way in Which industrial Germany has adapt ed herself to the war conditions, the sentiment of Germany toward her enemies and toward America and on the responsibility for the war, which he attributes to Great Britain. "I did not want this war," was one Of his phrases, Riven with striking em phasis. "We Germans do not cherish hate," was another, occurring: in a discussion of the attitude of the Ger mans towaTd the French soldiers and people. "Four months and a half of war )iave not passed liffhtly over the chan cellor. In his uniform of lieutenant general, with grizzled, close cropped teard and iron crosses, first and sec ond class, he seemed much older than the scholarly, frock-coated statesman of reichstag debates. Face and eyes showed signs of the strain of the past lew months. He spoke with confidence of ultimate German victory, although a weary expressive shrug of the shoulders was his answer to a query as to the pos sible duration of the war. The chan cellor had only that afternoon received "Word that his son, a young cavalry lieutenant, had been badly wounded *nd captured in Poland by the Rus sians, but of this he made no men tion when stating the situation on the eastern front appeared to be very fa Urorable. The interview took place in the TO ception room of the historic chancel lor mansion in the Wllhelmstrasse, •around which duster memories of pismarck, Caprivi, Hohenlohe and Jiuelow. A portrait of the emperor With his two elder grand children, in scribed with words of warm appre ciation, stood on the table on another table were a number of signed por traits including those of Duke Ernst August of Brunswick and Princess August Wilhelm and in the ante-room hung a life-sized painting of the e* chancellor, Prince von Ltuelow, who has now accepted office under his successor as ambassador to Italy. The conversation turned first to news i onditions and the difficulties of presenting the German side of the sit uation to American renders. The Chancellor regretted that owing to the British and French censorship and control of the cables, the German point of view had not been adequately pre sented in the Tnited States. He felt this to be a great injustice. "Since the English have the possi bility of getting the truth about them selves and their allien out," he asked, "why should they object to letting a little truth out about Germany?" "W© shall," remarked the chancel lor. "shortly Issue full reports of the earlier battles, as for example, the battle of Tanneberg, that on the Ma surian lakes and the battle on the Slarne." To a remark on how little was known abroad concerning Tanneberg, he rejoined quickly: "One of the greatest battles in history. One of the greatest? The greatest, I should •ay." "Is there any truth, your excellen cy?" he was asked, "in the intima tions that Germany Is hampering the Shi pmen' of provisions to the popula tion of Belgium and what is the at titude of your government toward the American relief work for the Bel gians?" "On the contrary, we are doing everything we can to assist it and are giving our own supplies," he said. "We are very grateful to the Ameri cans for it. We are very sorry for the Belgians. As to our attitude on the question of Belgian neutrality, I have spoken at length In the reichs tag. You have seen the documents published in The North German Ga- SENATE PASSED Continued From Page One. (day and it was indicated that the resident much desired .hat con of the measure be expe dited as much as possible. It is ccr Jtain, however, that there will be ^vigorous opposition to the proposal, .that the government finance ft ship ping corporation and purchase, lease far charter ocean-going ships. Today a minority report from rc |gpublican members of the commerce Ewus filed by Senator Burton. The re- Sort was supported by Senators Per jns. Oliver, Smith of Michigan, and ifNelson. Senator Vardaman is the only democratic member of the com mittee who voted against a favorable report on the bill. Just how soon the administration leaders championing the measure can |*et the debate under way in the sen Ate is uncertain, as appropriation bills rwill begin to come up this week. The purgent deficinecy bill already has been reported and the District of Colum bia supply measure will be Teady •within a few days. Consideration of •these may delay the shipping bill tem porarily. i Will Wilson Veto Bill? 1 Of Immediate interest in congress hlso Is the fate of the Immigration JblH, President Wilson having indicated repeatedly that he disliked the liter acy test as a form of restriction for aliens. Democratic supporters of the JDill who fought for its passage ^through many legislative vicissitudes bs&id that they believed the president fjwould sign the bill because of tho .other immigration reforms which it [contains, waiving his objection to the l»ew restrictive feature. On one oc casion several weeks ago, the nrewi .ijent let it be known that he object •d to the literacy test, but he further Stated that he had not made tip his mind what final course he would take, because of the many meritorious features of the measure. Later Stronger Indications oame from White Bouse sources that the power of the ««to might be exercised should the literacy test requirements be re tained. Members of the senate arc certain that the measure could be passed over ft veto in the upper branch of con gress. House leaders also believe that this could be accomplished in the hwer branch. When the measure passed the house last February it had Within five votes of a two-thirds ma jority. Saturday's vote in the senate •*-50 to 7—was accepted as forecast ing an overwhelming majority should the bill be rejected at the White Bouse. Conferees on the immigration bill ,|*robably will be named late today. One of the senate amendments which is expected to cause most discussion to conference is that proposed by Sen ator Lodge which would exempt Bel iftian agriculturists from the literacy 'test, and the prohibition against in ducing or aiding immigrants to come to the United States. Another amend ment that will cause deliberations is that bv Senator Reed to exclude per laons of African blood or of the negro [black race. The African amendment [passed the senate by a vote of 29 to 25. Military Preparedness. Military preparedness of the coun jtry will come to the fore again dul ling the week, Representative Augus fc.— p, Gardner of Massachusetts, who (MM Openly About the War he Associated Press.) zette, which show that Belgium had abandoned Its own neutrality and that England and France had arranged to violate Belgian neutrality long before the war." As to the British Interpretation of contraband, his excellency maintained that Great Britain had been directing her contraband regulations not so much at absolute contraband in war mater ials as at raw stuffs for the German industries and at provisions with the idea of starving out and ruining Ger many economically, but Germany was prepared, he said, to meet the situa tion. "You have been here and have seen conditions," lie continued. "We have enough. We can get along. Copper, oil, rubber—we shall have enough of all. The British restrictions on trade are hurting the neutral states more than they are Germany. They have affected the Fnited States, have they not? One of the remarkable features of the war has been the adaptability of German industries. You have seen the way In which she has been read justing her industries from peace pur poses to those of war. Oh, we have enough," he repeated in dismissing the subject. "What about financing the war, your excellency?" "There is no trouble about that. You have noticed how liberally the first war loan was subscribed, and It will he the same with the next. We shall have funds enough to continue the v:ar to the end." "And when does your excellency think that will be?" A shrug of the shoulders and a. moment's hesitation preceded the ans wer. "Impossible to say. I hope that it will not be long. We have good news from the east front. The situation there is favorable." The conversation then turned to the sentiment of the Germans toward the various nations with which they are at war. Tne chancellor said tb.it ther«i seemed to be very little ill feeling to ward the French. On the contrary the men at the front get almosf on friendly terms with the French soldiers op posite them. "But we Germans do not cherish hate,"' he said. To hate is not a Germanic trait. The vendetta belongs to the Latin races." "I did not want this war." he Tuesday the committee on Philip pine islands will resume hearings on the Jones bill to pave the wav for Philippine independence. Secretary of War Garrison is expected to be a wit ness during the week. How soon or in what form the bill will be reported still is problematical. Former Presi dent Taft's determined stand against the proposal yesterday is said to have made a strong impression on some members of the committee. The prospect of the appearance of another former president before a senate committee In the near future has developed President Wilson's de sire to press consideration of the treaty with Columbia- Senator Stone, chairman of the for eign relations committee, has asked former President Roosevelt, who ex pressed si desire to be heard on the treaty when it was under considera tion last summer. What his present wish in the matter is not known. The committee will renew considera tion of the $25,000,000 treaty next Wednesday. It is also planned to bring up the Nicaraguan treaty in executive session of the senate, the committee having reported it favor ably several weeks ago. To Bijou Patrons. There will be five performances of the pictures this week, at 2:30, 3:30, 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30.—Advt. DAVIITWNIGS PASSED AWAY (Correspondence of Associated Press.) Wolverhampton, Engl., Dec. 22.—The death is announced at the Wolver hampton workhouse of David Jennings, famous in legal circles as tho claimant to the estate in Birmingham, known as "Jennings' Millions," which Dickens immortalized by using it as the basis for his Jarndyce vs. Jarndyce in "Bleak House." The Jennings, of Jennens, estate has been the subject of costly litigation ever since the death of its founder, William Jennens known as "William, the Rich," in 1798. He left about $8, 000,000 in money, and stocks, besides a large amount of farm lands which since has become the center of Birm ingham. The bulk of the property passed to Lady Andover and Earl Howe, who claimed to be next of kin through marriage. Their descendants have held most of the property ever since, although the defense of their title has cost them over 31,250,000 in legal expenses. wmmmmmmmm con tinued with emphivels. "For the five years that 1 have sat here," touching the desk before him, "I have labored steadily to develop u good understand ing with England. In my speech in the reichstag the other day I told of these efforts. But all came to naught and not through my fault." The chancellor then went on to dis cuss, a« in his epeeech of Dec. 2, how the attitude of the British government by steadily encouniting the Russian ivar party with the necessary confi dence in ultimate British support has brought the war nearer and nearer. At this point. Colonel von Mutius, the emperor's aide-de-camp, was an nounced. "I am very sorry that I can not give ydu more time, but 1 have been sum moned by the kaiser." Before going, however, the chancellor found time to volunteer assistance to the correspon dent in getting better news facilities for the American prc-Hs ami to discuss the feeling in Germany toward Ameri cans. There had been perhaps a few incidents In which Americans had suf fered annoyance, he acknowledged, particularly in the early days of the war, and some Germans were not quick to realize that the language of the English was spoken by 100,000,000 of American neutrals. "But war is war," he said, "and re grettable mistakes will occasionally occur. But the feeling of the govern ment and the people here is friendlv to Americans and we hope that they will understand that they are welcome guests." Then referring to charges of brutal ity against the German soldiers, he concluded: "Our boys are not bad boys. They do not do such things." has been urging special investigation of the subject having been granted a hearing bv the house committee on military affairs, the Massachusetts representative will make his first ap pearance before the committee to morrow. In the house the Indian appropria tion bill continues as the unfinished business. David Jennings, who has just died, was 80 years old. The case has not been re-opened since he was about 40. At that time there was a great family gathering at the Jennlngses in Birm ingham with a view to further prose cuting their claim, but disagreements arose and nothing tangible came of the family conclave. Look for the Yellow Tags They Mean Savings Bleached Pillaw Tubing 42-inch, fine heavy tubing special 12c 45-inch, extra heavy tubing special 15c ToweU Large cotton towel, sold to 15c, now 10c Large huck towel, sold to 20c, now I2V2C Large Turkish towel, sold to 15c, now 10c Large Turkish towel, sold to 25c, now 19c Large Turkish towel, sold to 35c, now ........... .. -26c STATE WEDDINGS On Wednesday, at Oakes, occurred the marriage of Miss Gertrude Connel ly to Adolph Tlmm, Rev. Father Baker pronouncing the solemn words of the nuptial contract. Hiss Alma Timni, sis ter of the. bridegroom, was bridesmaid and the bridegroom was attended by Otto Engel ae best man. The young couple will set up housekeeping at once at the farm residence of the bridegroom. Mrs. A. D. Gibson's farm home at Ty ner was the scene of a quiet wedding on Dec. 23, when her sister, Miss Mary Alice Fleming, was united in marriage to James Allison, both of Valhalla, N. D. Only the immediate family of the bride, and a few Intimate friends were present. On Dec. 29, at St. Michael'® Catholic church at Grand Forks, occurred the marriage of John R. Kelly and Miss Cecelia Masterson, both of Wahpeton. Rev. Father O'Driscoll performed the ceremony. The newly wedded coup!* departed that evening for a trip to Glacier National park, Portland, Ore., and other western points. A very pretty wedding took place at 11 o'clock Christmas morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Edmond son, at Cooperstown, when Miss Mary Mae Vannell was united in marriage to John S. Wade of Aberdeen, S. L). Tho wedding ceremony was performed by the Rev. J. Chas. Evans, pastor of the First Congregational church. The bride was accompanied and given away by her uncle, Mr. Kdmondson. Basil Ed— mondson was best man. and little Bee Kdmondson, dressed in white and wearing a little bride's Tell, was ring bearer. Harry W. Drake, one of the thrifty farmers living about five miles north of Montpelier, was united In matrimo ny to Miss Amanda Mel by, in Texas, on Dec. 6. Miss Melby was a resident of Fergus Falls, Minn., up till last fall, when she went to Texas with her par ents to spend the winter. Christmas day, at the home of the bride's parents, occurred the marriage of Miss Hattie Gaedtka, oldest daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. John Gaedtka, to Geroy R. Ingalls, the wedding service being read by Rev. E. A. Gilmore of the Baptist church. They were attend ed by the bride's brother, Anton Gaedt ka, and the bridegroom's daughter, Mies Leon Ingalls. On Wednesday, Del. 2S, In Minneap olis, Stanley Wetherbee teas married by Rev. G. B. Riley, of the Baptist church, to Miss Caroline Schnackev, of Rice Lake, Minn. The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Wetherbee, was born and raised within a few miles of Fairmount and for the past two years has been in Minneapolis, where he Is in the automobile business. The bride was a popular young lady of Rice Lake, and she also has been in Minne apolis for two years dressmaking. At the Methodist parsnage at Willis town. Dec. 26, Carl Groseth, of Wilbur township, McKenzle county, and Miss Nattle Berg, of the same place, were united in the bonds of holy matrimony by the Rev. Dr. Harriss. They were ac companied by C. 8. Eieltson and Mrs. O. Lindvig. They will make their home on the bridegroom's farm In McKenzlo county. Arthur Nelson, of Poplar, Moat., and Miss Merle Montgomery were milted In marriage at noon Christmas day at the home of the bride's uncle, William G. Ownrs. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Mr. Shaw and only Immediate relatives were present. The young couple left for their home In Poplar, Mont., where Mr. NelBon le in business. A wedding which occurred In Linton, Christmas eve, of two Emmons county young people was that of Emmet. G. Perry and Miss Gladys Mickel, both of Gayton. The wedding took place at the Linton House, Rev. Otto G. Ponath of ficiating. From there Mr. and Mrs. Perry went to Redfleld, S. D., for a short visit with Mr. Perry's parents. At Moorhead, Minn., Dec. 28, occur- red Lfae wedding of Bmll Morstad* of money.—Advt, THE FARGO FORUM AND DAILY REPUBLICAN, MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 4, 1915. Crowds! Crowds! Crowds! On This Valnei 75c Gowns— Drawers Petticoats— Corset Covers— Combinations— Petticoats Children's, made of good quali tj* muslin, spcctal cleanup sale price 19c H. The new board of county commis sioners w-as organized this morning and William H. Lakey of Buffalo, representing the Fifth commissioner district of Cass county, -was chosen chairman of the board for the ensuing year. The three new commissioners on the board and the greater part of the session this forenoon was taken up in getting the board organized. The new members arc H. H. Kennedy of Argusville, who succeeds August Landblom as the representative from the First commissioner district R. B. Boyd of this city, who takes the place of Henry Rusch as representative of the Second district, and Thomas B. Hockridge of Hunter, who is the new commissioner from the Fourth dis trict succeeding John Martin, who is the new treasurer of Cass county. The holdover members of the board Mayville, to Miss Florence Mary Le vine, at the home of the bride. Rev. Mr. Jackson of Jamestown officiating. Miss Stewart, violinist, and Miss Gravelle, pianist, both of Fargo, played Lohen grin's wedding march and several oth er appropriate selections. The bride was attended by Miss Anna Morstad, while Alvln Stomner acted as best man. Emil Morstad Is a son of Mr. and Mre. O. P. Morstad, well known and respect ed citizens of Mayville. He is a gradu ate of the city and normal schools of Mayville and attended the agricultural college at Fargo for two years. The bride IS one of Moorhead's popular young ladies. They will make their home on the Morstad farm near May ville. A very pretty wedding took place at the O. Klath residence in Portland, Dec. 2C, when Rev. Mr. Sveen perform ed the ceremony that united for life Nels Peterson, of Mayville, and Miss Inga Devoid, of Ishpemlng, Mich. Thomas H. Arnold and Miss Gunile Germanson, of Mayville, autoed over to Hillsboro, and were married by Rev. Mr. Thollehaug. Mr. Arnold is one of Mayvllle's popular business men and the bride has been employed in the culinary department of the Arnold es tablishment for a year or more. RAILROAD WRECK IN MINNESOTA Albert Lea, Minn., Jan. 4.—The Pes Moines southbound Minneapolis & St. Louis passenger was wrecked by a de fective switch at Emmons, Minn. The chalrcar and smoker were demolished. A relief train brought here twelve seriously hurt. Thomas Mayer of Humbolt ,Iowa Matt Ersher of Lu verne and Conductor Keating of Min neapolis are perhaps fatally hurt. The other seriously injured are: B. J. Connolly, Fort Dodge, Iowa H. S. Snook, Minneapolis: A. L. McAllister, Minneapolis", H. R. Clother, Forest City, Iowa: Miss F, M. Long, Des Moines. Others were badly bruised but continued the journey after re ceiving medical attention. Kicker's expansion «ala TfUi ••v# you E. A. Ricker Company Fargo's Fastest Crowing Store Successors to «/. Roen & Company 109-111 Broadway, Fargo, N. D. Values to 1.25 Gowns— Petticoats— Combinations Princess Slips--, Corset Covers-*- •MMMM This Great Bargain Sale Started This Morning with a wonderful array of Big Values— Not only in sliort lots, broken lines, etc., but great lots of brand new goods that were bought to sell at great price cuts. But come here Tuesday and see for yourself. ite Goods, Muslins and Under Muslins Valsei to 1.75 Gowns— Petticoats— Combinations— Chemise— Princess Slips— Corset Ceveri Quality muslins, beautifully trimmed with laces and embroidery, sizes 34 to 44, at.... 19c IF YOU WOULD COME MERE SOME DAY THIS WEE: AN1 iaEL WiTH YOUR OWN EVUS TIIF GREAI VALUES THAI' AWAIT Yob YOU'D Fill, VOI EVERY HOUSEHOLD NEED FOR A YEAR AHEAD mm BOT IS WANTED BOY IS WANTED BOY IS WANTED BOY IS WANTED Lakey Is osen Chairman of Co of commissioners are Chairman Lakey and Henry Heath of Gardner, repre sentative of the Third commissioner district. There is a vast amount of work for the board to do at its initial meeting and It is probable that it will be in session for the next week or ten days. Among other things to be taken up will be the approval of bonds of the various county officers. With th© new county board In ses sion all changes at the court house have been made that will be made until Treasurer-elect John Martin takes his office on May 1. In the county offices this will he the only change made with the exception of the board of commissioners. The other officers were all returned by the voters of the county at the November elections. County Auditor Addison Leech will begin bis aew term on April 1. CONSCRIPTION IN GREAT BRITAIN? London, Jan. 4.—A hint that the British government contemplated the ltnroduction of conscription for in creasing the army and navy was drop ped by Thomas J. MacNamara, parlia mentary secretary to the admiralty, while speaking at the Browning Settle ment this afternoon. Referring to the fact that there were many thousands of young men in the United Kingdom, without dependants, who had not answered the call to the colors, Mr. MacNamara said: "If they think they are going to en Joy a life of freedom at the other fel low's expense they won't enjoy it much longer." The recruiting boom which com menced after the holiday continues. As the result of six open air meitins.* at Cardiff, addressed by wounded soldiers, there was an extraordinary rush to the recruiting offices last evening and the recruiting officers were kept busy uniil an early hour this inorn'rig. At one meeting alone 6,000 men bowed their heads when national anthem of the allies were played. An exceptional opportunity is offer ed all this week to the out of town buyers to get wonderful values at Black's in ready to wear as well as dry goods. Be sure and visit that busy store while in town.—Advt. When Poland Drank Hard. London Chronicle: Poland was a great country for hard drinking in the old days. Its last king, Stanislaus II.. was solemnly warned by the Grand Hetman Branicki that he must never expect to become popular unless he got drunk at least twice a week. Pan Komarczewski, who could empty a bucketful of champagne at a draught witlKAit noticeable consequences, once, in company with Pan Sosiejkowski, High Chamberlain of Volhynia, dispos ed of a whole butt of old Hungarian wine at a single sitting. One held his beaker under the bunghole until it was full, and then drank while the other filled bis beaker one so, turn and turn about, they achieved the feat. mmmmmmmsmm Values to 3.60 Gowns— Combination*— Princess Slips— Petticoats Chemise— 1.98 Muslin Petticoats Quality muslin, worth 75- ?mi' 80c, with deep trim- flO med flounce#, in ibis l|Xl* sale at vUW (Correspondence of Associated Press.) London, Dec. 22.—Almost unob served, England's home defense army —whether it be called the "Volunteer Training Corps," or the "National Guard," or the "Special Constabulary" —has grown to a membership of more than a million men in less than three months. Occurrences like the German naval raid on Hartlepool and Scarborough in mid-December sent hundreds of the male population hurrying to take their places in this civil guard. Drilling is carried on generally three or four evenings a week in parks, squares and school yards all over Bngland. The force is to be equipped as soon as possible with grey-green uniforms. It is already officered and equipped with engineer, ambulance, transport, signal, bicycle and motor cycle sections. Rifle practice is a principal part of the training as soon as the elements of drill are completed. As to what the duties of these civilian soldiers will be should an in vasion be attempted, there has been no definite information yet. They would be expected, it is said, to sec that the population of the threatened towns was taken safely away. Ar rangements for such an exodus al ready have been tentatively made in most parts of the kingdom and such matters as preparing schedules of all the vehicles in the district and lists of the available stocks of food, fod der, explosives and gasoline com pleted. inilSNr Continued From Page One. day the state would see fit to assist in the erection of an armory or that some cambination with an auditorium could be effected, such as has been realiz ed. The Fargo Auditorium association was formed among the business men and citizens of the community and military company working with these civilians accomplished what is the biggest thing that has been realized in the history of the city. Those Who Did the Work. The following are those who, with the assistance of other business men and other individuals accomplished the erection of the building and ar» ranged for the big opening, the first event of which will be held this even ing Directors of Association—W. W. Smith, president Thos. Baker, jr., sec retary H. W. Gearey, treasurer E. J. Welser, Morton Page, John S. Watson, A. L. Moody, G. H. Holllster, Max Stern. Armory Trustees of Co. B—Capt. G. A. M. Anderson, Capt. G. A. Fraser, Lieut. E. S. Hill. Executive Committee on Opening—J. P. Hardy, John S. Watson, Morton Page, E. J. Welser, R. S. Lewis, C. R. Stone. Finance—Alex Stern, John S. Wat eon, H. L. Loomis, August Hanson, P. P. Walker, Martin Hector, John ltd Carter, J. W. McHose, M. N. Hatcher. Railroads—R. S. Lewis, C. O. Smith, J. L. Rohan, N. A. Lewis, C. O. Follett, J. E. Johnson, J. N. Degnan, J. L. 'An gell, M. A. Enders. Invttations—R. J. Cone, Thos. Baker, jr., Mrs. Ike Herbst, J. W. Hansel, H| F. Emery. A. L. Moody, Mrs. G. H. Hol litster, Geo. Hancock, Jas. Kennedy. Deeorations-^M. L. Hlbbard, W. B. Shotwell, E. A. Ricker, 8. F. Crabbe, H. B. Ashelman, T, D. Smedley, George gsti :''y*±' pening Day Don't Miss Our Yellow Bargain Prices Shftts and Piliew Casts 8hects, 72x90, sold at 50c, now 39c Sheets, 81x90, sold at 85c, now 65c Pillow cases, 45x36, sold at 35c, now .10c Pillow cases, 45x36, sold at 18c, now7 12Vsc Pillow cases, 45x36, sold at 20c, now 15c England's Great Army or Home Defense v&Wk*S Tag i Bleach Shcetiig 36-inch heavy sheeting special at 6c 8-4, heavy special 19c 9-4, heavy special 21c 30-4, heavy special ... .25c If a German force actually managed to land and avanced toward one of these towns they would find the town deserted and all the food stocks, wa ter supply and other material de stroyed. The guard would be supposed to carry rifles more as a determent than for use against an enemy. The guardsmen would be charged with po lice duties like preventing panic and punishing would-be looters. Whether they would be permitted to take hot shots at the invaders, the authorities disagree. Leaders of the movement maintain that it Is bound to have a democratis ing influence on England. The 801 that workman and aristocrat have trained side by side may even obllter* ate the sharp clash lines. Here is a typical illustration In order that the amateur soldiers may properly master the essentials of drills, their instructors made them take turns as officers. It fell to a squares chauffeur to command one night recently. He performed his duty exceedingly well, although the soldiers under him included the dig nified square, his employer as well as the village parson, a. well known ar tist, thP village blacksmith and sev eral agricultural laborers. But the squad's gravity was tested when he was compelled to rebuke his employer. But his employer took it in the best spirit and a half-hour later the tem porary officer drove his master back to his house. Rusk, H. Amerland, R. A. Thompao*. Music—F. A. Irish, A. C. Rupert, Q, G. Baernstein, E. R. Wright, C- R. Stone, B. A. Orr, A. J. Stephens. Advertising—C. E. Nugent, Dr. L. T. Guild, A. L, Westernhagen, P. Myrvold, J. P. Dotson. J. J. Jordan, A. T. Cole, H. E. McCaskie, Geo. H. Holllster. School Children's Matinee—Geo. Sweetl'and, W. E. Hoover, Rev. Thos. Egan, Mrs. M. M. Davis, H. R. Edwards, Stewart Wilson. Ralph .Wolff, Mrs. A. G. Hanson, F. D. Hall, F. H. Chaney. Privileges-—B. V. Moore, S. O. Wright, Dr. Paul Sorkness, E. J. Moore, W. E. Boyd, H. J. Hagen, F. A. Bristol, H. Harrington, Angus Fraser. Dedication—Morton Page, H. *W. Gearey, A. L. Moody, Hon. C. A. Pol lock, H. F. Miller, E. J. Welser, W. W. Smith, Hon. C. F. Amldon, Dr. E. M. Darrow, R. M. Pollock, H. C. Plumlejr. Hotels—E. E. Cole, A. H. Leimbach er, P. Elliott, Amos Tweeden, Peter Matson, R. K. Keller, C. C. Lindvig, M. L. Fockler, R. Mclntyre, A. O. Madsen. Advance Kale- Town Criers club, it A. Pierce, president. Reserved Seat Sale—A. L. Brubak|*W Stage Manager—Geo. Deerlng. The Straight Road, the great Clyde Fitch play at the Bijou tonight.—Adv. Obeying Orders. Titf-Bits: F. E. Smith recently ttfli the story of the captain of hussars who gave a dinner to the men of his squadron the night before they left for the front. "Now, my lads," he said, "treat dinner as you will the enemy." And they set to with a will. After dinner he discovered ona flC the men stowing away bottles of champagne into a bag, and .highly in dignant, he demanded to know what he meant by such conduct. I'm only obeying orders, the man. air/" Hi' s "Obeying orders!" roared the cap tain. "What do you mean?" "You told us to treat the dinner like the enemy, sir, apd when we meet the enemy, sir, those we $on't kill we take prisoner#."