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EPIDEMICS SWEEP SERBIAHSTO DEATH Many Plagues Safin; in Balkan State and Conditions Are Ter- rible, it ii Reported- 1 TYPHUS MOST DEADLY OF ALL LONDON. March IS An appall ing story of conditions in Serbia was related today by Ernet Blcknell and Henry James, jr., of the wr relief committee of the Rockefeller Foun dation, on their return to London after a tour of Inspection through that country. They said that sev eral diseases were epidemic in Serbia. Typhus, the most deadly of these, Already has caused the death of sixty out of 400 native doctors of the country. The foreign Red Cross units have suffered great losses. Two American units and one British have "been compelled to suspend their reg ular work because of typhus. Nine American nurses and two physicians have contracted the disease. latraeaeee- r Frt.aaera. The IWMans assert that typhus was Introduced by Austrian prisoner, of war who were permitted to wander over the country and infected the population by epresdlns vermin which cause the dis rtM. The eommlMlomri Worn first to Nlsh, then proceeded to Belgrade and left the country by way of Uakuft. thua visiting rha three moat populous towna. taring their tour they learned that typhus, typhoid, fever, cholera, aniallpo. diphtheria, scarlet lever and recurrent fever are all existing In more or ices .pi4.ro to forms. The largest number of caees la of re current fever, but this dlaeaae la seldom fatal. Typhua . la particularly deadly. Mnallpox and diphtheria are dlmlnlihltig. Ha Figaras AvallaMe. No figures are available as to the num ber of cases but the eommlesloners be lieve that the mortality la so heavy aa to bring the. situation within their purview. Fhyslcans and sanitary eaperta are needed badly but unleaa they are fully equipped with medicine and also with f urniahlnra for their living quarters it will be unwise to go to Bertie since they probably would fall victims, to the dis ease. Mr. Jame said that the situation could be dealt with effectively only by a joint orranlaatlon by medical unlta under a system wher.br St riot sanitary control could be enforced, dome piaa must also be devised for placing Austrian prisoners In camp. ' 1 V. ft, t'eanilMloa Orgraalaea1. WASHINGTON. March 1A An Amert i an Banltary corcmlsalon has been or ganised under the auspices of the Ameri can ned Cross and the TlockeTeller Foun dation and aoon will be at work In Per Ma aiding in the control and suppression of typhua fever, which already baa claimed 09,000 victims there. . ' Announcement was made today by the nod Crosa that VC.O0O had been furnished for carrying on thfs work, which Surgeon (leneral William C. Oorgaa of the United states army says la the most Important sanitary development considered in yeara. Xarge additional funds, It la expected, will be required, ae cholera la threatened In Plberta, and unless checked early may . spread to all parte cf Europe. The com mission probably will live In tents. Great quantities of supplies, specially for dia- Infectlng work and an Initial aupply of 10,000 anti-cholera treatment is on the way. Rockefeller Ceatrlbatlaa. NEW YORK. Uarch 11. -The Rocke feller Foundation announced today that It haa made a contribution of 1:5,000 to th AmenVaa Red Cross toward the cost of sending a special sanitary commission to Serbia to aid the Serbian government In controlling epidemics of typhua and typhoid fever and possibly of cholera. DENIES RISINGOF.DERYISHES Missionary fBidienlei Story of He bellion of Native! Against Eng lish in the Sudan. GIVES HIM HEARTY LATCH Two New Writs May Delay Thaw Case for Another Month NWW YORK. Merrh It Aa the result e' Various writs and orders sworn out In his behalf and the resultant Uncle Harry Kendall Thaw Is not In danger of being returned to the state hospital for the rrlmlnal Insane at Matteawan for st leant NEW YOIIK. March 1.-Iseues of the Pudun Times published at Khartum, as 11 mm tm-.rim r-u 11 whlrh tiavA eArh,1 llil. rt.nt m. I.. hlhlnff A infirm t h i month. ..-.u... h. t.i.n.nl. I "upreme .ourt justice injur, fifm Ilrilln yesterday rsepertlng the up- I tinner of two writs of habeas corpus In Thaw's rising of Dervishes and their aurcesees In the Khartum and Nuhla regions. The Berlin dlnpatrltes said that an up-) rising- of the Senusal tribesmen occurred In November. The Rudan Tlmee on Feb ruary 11, contains the following offlclst report: ' , ' Bhlnkh Sldl Ahmed, grand senussl, In conversation with a British" official ex pressed great annoyances that certtln people are spreeling baeeleae reports In regard to his Intention and thus throw doubt on his pledged word of , friendship to Eerypt and his government. Suleiman El Barunl, the Tripoli agi tator, and others, who wefe discovered in triguing against Egypt, have been ar rested by the senu-nl and are kept under strict guard." Mlaaloaary Rldlealee Starr. DB3 MOINES, la.. March 19.-No up- rising among thi IVrvlshee of Egyptian Sudan had occurred up to tersmber 17 last, according to the Rev. D. ft. Oyler of Atlantic, la., a missionary of the I'nlted Presbyterian church who left his mission at Bolelb Hill, about flft miles from fa -hod a on that date. This was the statement of Mr. Oyler over long dls tence telephone to the Associated Fress today. He declared that the report that a British general named llawlry and hla command had been klllsd by Dervlshers near F&shoda on Docemhes IS was abso lutely false. Mr Oyler, who Is away from Efcypt en a yeara leave of absence, said that when he passed through Kaahoda on his way to Khartum the country was quiet, and the natives peeceAii. , ..... Woela Have Heard of tt. "If there had been any uprising I am certain I would have heard of It," he declared. "I never heard of a British general named' Hawley at "eahoda, though, of course, there might have been one somowhere In Egypt I had a large acquaintance In that section, however. having spent more than five years n mission work there. The govemmeij) elation, Tausikia, la only five mllea from Polish nui. and I know eJ of the of flrlale there." , Mr. Oyler declared thatf he enjoyed a "hearty laugh" when he read yester day's report of the supposed, uprising of the Dervishes. behalf, said today upon the conclusion of a conference between himself, counsel for Thaw, the sheriff of New York county, the warden f the Tombs prison and representatives of the state attorney general's office, that Thaw's attorney could, by moans of securing adjourn ments, delay the final hearing upon the first writ, secured early In the week, until April 1. John B.i Htanchfleld, Thaw's I chief counsel, said he Intended to mnke j nth movee. I Justice Bijur late last night signed a second writ of habeas corptis bringing up the issue that thaw'a committment 1 tc Matteawan. la Illegal. The first writ was designed to bring. about a test of, Thaw's sanity.. Both write were re-1 turned to Justloe BIJur today. . Hearings ! on the first one he adjourned until late today to allow time for service of an order of Justice lagraham- or the apprt lete division of the aupreme court. The second writ was referred to Justice Al fred Page. Cabinet Discusses Draft of New Note to Be Sent England WASHINGTON. March IS -The note, to be sent to Great Britain In th near future, protesting against some featurei of the RrillMh order In council and ask ing for more detailed Information about other features was taken up todsy at the cshlnet meeting. ' Two points considered ere the prob able effects of the oriier oq American I commerce and the right or American (Itlxens. lnformatlor luld before the president by Secretary itedfleld regard ing the export trade of the United States since the outbreak of the war, wus gone over In retail. , It was understood tht the president's advisers did not believe the order would have a demoralising effect onAmortcan commerce, because of the continuance of trade with Great Britain. Prance and Its allies. The part of the order Citing notlve (hat goods suspected of hsvlng an enemy destination sent to neutral 'countries, would be, liable to seizure, was under stood to have been agreed upon ns one of the chief points to be protested against. Kurds-Massacre Many Armenians ajaeasammai LONDON, March 1. Appalling ac counts of , conditions In Armenia have reached the officials in London ef the Armenian Red Crocs fund. The latest recital ia from aa Armenian doctor named terderlan, whb says that the whole plain of Alashgerd Is virtually covered with the bodies of, men. women and children. When the Russia forces retreated from this district the Kurd fell upon the helpless people and shut them up tn 1 Tnoaquea. The men : were killed and the women carried away to the mountains. , The organisers of the Red Cross fund say there are 130,000 destitute Armenians now In the Cacusue. TENNESSEE STATE BOARD WANTS NEBRASKA FILMS (From a Staff Corrttpondent i MNCOLN, March lS.-KHpwrlaD-fhe moving picture atorlea of Nebraska's agricultural and live stock resourced, have made a distinct hit ta Tennessss. Recently rVerevary Rueswirm of the Tenneoeoe fttato Board of Agriculture, re quested the use of the films prepared by the Nebraska Conservation and Jubllo Welfare commission. These were aent to him and displayed aa part of the program for the exploitation for di versified crops. The reels were put on at Nashville. Ac cording to letters received by the Plate lioard of Agriculture .therewaa much oomment over the rlevcr method of tell ing the stories of Nebraska's big crops. The story of wheat, of live stock, of )oultry and the ' parade of blooded ani mals on the state fair grounds were ap plauded by the southerns. , A movement is being planned to intro duce the moving picture system In the campaign for better farming In the south. It is believed that In this wey the peculiar labor situation in that section may be Improved by the lnterct aroused by the pictures. Female Labor Law Change is Advanced (From a Staff Correspondent) LINCOLN, March II. Bpeclal.)-Th amendment to the female labor law ex empting from Its operation the) country and all cities and towns under (.too popu lation, was adanoed to third reedinc ay. the senate committee at the .whole thle morning. I SOCIALIST ELECTED 1 . ALDERMAN IN BERLIN BERLIN.' March IS. (Via Londou) The aldermen of Berlin today elected lierr Saasenbech, eoclallst and secretary of a labor union, to be .member of the city council. This Is the first time that a socialist ever has been nominated to thl office. There were eighty-els af firmative ballots, while elsteea ballots were blank. ' Turks of Smyrna Threaten Massacre LON1XJN. March J.-The text of an alleged proclametlon Issued at Smyrna by Rahmy Bey, the Turkish governor, threatening to massacre the foreign resi dents of the city Is given by the Dally Telegraph's Athens correspondent aa fol lows: , "By the grace of the Almighty, the enomy'e attacks will coat dearly. A defence equal to that made by the forts and more terrible will be organized against the. enemy within the town. "The town will be painted from end to end ' with, the blood of the enemy, who will gee his attempts brought to nought. The transformation of the town Into a battlefield will b worthy the grandeur of Ottoman history." Ths proclamation was not taken asr. loualy by the foreign residents, the cor respondent adds. Although the English residents were put under seml-survelllancc at the club house, their rotations with th. Turkish were friendly and the govern ment members actually took tea at the club house and provided a musical enter tainment for the English while the firing was in progress. British War Of f ice Conceals Number of Killed and Wounded LOXDON, March 19.-Evldence Is ac cumulating of the heavy British losses In the recent fighting In Flanders. .Lord Claud Hamilton, addressing a meeting in London last night said that the papera were not giving full lists of the losses. Ills own regiment, the Grenadier Guards, he declared, lost their colonel and sixteen officers killed and wounded and of 1.100 men, the finest In the army, only 300 sur vived. The Cameronlans also seemed to have been almost totally wiped out. Their lists of killed and wounded were appalling. ' The system of concealment on the part of the military authorities, ho asserted, was must ridiculous and ha was afraid it would have the effect of prolonging the war. ft i r Omahas Fa$te$t Crowing 5ivr IS 1 6' J 8-20 Farnam Street New Coats for Little Tots The strict this spring are unusually attractive. Empire effects tod law-belted models for girls, with Reefers and Dalmacaans for little boys-' - 1 -$3.50, $5.00, $6.00 - . ; Wfif e lo gc le,e Pretty Coats, jTIcIlS in any of the New Shapes or Colors 50c, 75c, $1.00 and up to $3.95. Coats for Larger Girls We are splendidly prepared to care for the needs of the Junior girls , 8 to 14 years. New, clever styles In Empire effects and plain tail ored styres, new colors ana raoncs, at . . $3 Hat. ; i New Washable Dresses For G'rls For the little Miss of two yeara to the Junior Girl of, fourteen. The styles are unusually fetching; and simple enough to make laundering easy, while the colors are fast and very pleasing. . , 2 to 6 YeM,'G3c, 95c, $1.50 i 8 to 14rYeafs, 95c, $1.15,' $1.50, $1.95 .50, $5.00, $6.50, $8.50 Just Suitable for These Coats $1.50, ' $2.00 $2.50 Wash Suits for Small Boys . The assortment Is complete and very -com- i prehenalTe Just now. Wise mothers are niskfng early selections. Trices very modest. . 1 $1.50, $2.00, $2.50 SECRETARY BRYAN IS FIFTY-FIVE YEARS OLD WASHINGTON. March It.Heeretary Bryan celebrated hla fifty-fifth birthday anniversary today by exchanging ratlfl cations of the peace treaty with Italy with the Italian ambassador, Count 101 Cellars. Lat.r at hla home ' Secretary Bryan entertained all the employes jtt Ms department at his birthday party. He also entertained the cabinet at luncheon. FOUNDER OF ADVENTIST" .CHURCH SERIOUSLY ILL Proposed Cotton Rate Increase Considered CinCAQO. ' March lS-Proposed in creases oa freight rates for cotton goods in western territory were considered here today at the Interatate Commerce com mission's hearing of a petition from forty one western railroads. An additional esti mated revenue of tio.doo.ooo la sought by the roads through rats ad va noes on var-, 8. H. Johnson, assistant freight traf flo manager of the Chicago, Rock Island s Pacific road, testified that the increase the railroads-asked for would amount to eta-tenths of 1 oent for a SCO mile haul on a shipment valued. at $L lie exhibited figures purporting to show that thlrf would not be exoeaslve compare-.! with freight charges on other commoditiea and that Itw ould not be more than If as much aa the charge on the same com-, modlty in ess tern territory. H0AGLAND NAMED HEAD OF LEGISLATIVE LEAGUE frrom a Staff Correspondent.) LTKCOLN, March .-8peclal.)-At the business meeting of the Nebraska Legis lative league Thurwlay afternoon. Presi dent C. W. potts snd Secretary H. c. Richmond reported briefly on the affaire of the organisation during the laat year. A new constitution was read and adopted. The following new officers were elected: President W. V. Hoagland. North Platta Vice President George. Jackson, Nelson. Secretary-Treasurer Henry C. Rich mond. Omaha. ' .. Assistant K. A. Walrath, Osceola. Executive Committee C. Fetrus Peter son. Lincoln; Bert "C. Ulnar, Omaha; Orant . Mare Wayne; T. K. CouUy. neatrjk.e: W. A. Reynolds, Indlanola; L-arl D. Mallcry, Lincoln. TWO DOUGLAS DAMAGE SUITS ARE APPEALED (Prom a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN. March 1. (Special.) Ap peals In two cases were filed in the su preme court yesterday from Douglas coenty. The Burlington appeals from the v.rdlot of the lower court jury giving Timothy Murphy ta,03 for land In Da kota county damaged Ijy flood waters. James Jensen, a sewer contractor of Omaha, appeals from a verdict of given against him and in favor of Hllarto Ohalle. an employe of Ms, injured by a monkey wrench thrown Into a sewer under construction. .' SERBIA PUTS BAN ON BULGARIAN LANGUAGE SOFIA. Bulgaria. Maivh IS. Hy way ut licrlln and Londoa, KS i. in.) The Bulgarian Noas agency anuounc-es that the Serbian minister of education haa forbidden the use of the Uulgailun lan guage la private hoola In an effort to drstroy every race of Unitarian culture tn the country. Only tlrceka. Turks and Albanians ail permitted rsiructiia In tnelr mother tongue. The Serbian lan guage la t.uuin-d In nil other schools ST. HELENA. Cal., March 1.-Mrs Kllen O- White, founder of the Adventist church. Is seriously 111 at her home near 1 Ta Bar raool Bonda. here, Keveral weeks sgo she broke her 1 LINCOLN. March 1. 8pcclal.) The tip tn a fall. Mrs. White la tt years old. t Hoard ef Educational Lands and Funds has authorised the ourchaan of tha fiL- lf you have a un-imy Room." let j lowing bonds: DeWltt lluhtln h.,,,.1. ' . 1I.0; school district No. ICS of Saunders people know about It lu th's culuma bee Want aJs. M.retarr af Trad. Bward. . WA8IUXOTON. March J -Frank Jo lira o( OUi-x.o wss tNiay appointed temporary secretary of the Federal Trade commission. county (Wahoo), ,111.000; school district Ne. B, Antelope county; (1,000, The money Is not yet In the fund, but the bonds will be purchased as It conies In. - Rent room, quick with a Bee Want Ad. Cet Hid at ls it's Co:. aad I. a (rlppe. u, toag Cprtng finds muny afflicted alth linger- f tng. hacking cougha that weaken ths ays- ! tem. Blush and wet caus. more -colds than aero weather. Croup, bronchitis and pneumonia are prevalent Fvory family should have a afe an J rellablo ii.uuft medicine ready for use. Foley's Honey aad Tar Compound contains no r.armful Inioredietita. it eaaea a cough, checks a eoid aod relieves Inflanud and con -ated meuibranrs It clears the air paeafee end aouthes Inflammation Sold ever) where Adv.rlUM.ment. ' 4 hi n .. ' -I? ' . Tom Coleman says- If oa go to t'alitomu direc t, a.k your ' il. Ket agent to rouie your retuin trip' ov.r the 'Trail ut the Olympian" threw1! r rtettle (with u side trli to the Tuition Rainier Na.lU.ual paik). Spokane and Ruite. Rates, routs, and littorniatiou on l'lli niion. Chicago. Milwaukee A M. Raul RaJiway. i;a7 t amain sum-t. Omaha. 'Lee's Shampoo does the West work and leaves the hair In better condition than anything we have ever used. Thos. B. Coleman. Many line beads ol hair ire ruined by soaky soap- f suds i soap left la Hair body ana scalp porta slier drying. Lea's liquid Shampoo Is the liquid aoapoi ilfht fluidity, V... m,m 1 a lk. I n . I I 1 fall Mrcagtn. 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V- nrv '1 ' floor i t TCJ r Room- fox ftw" I I m a ww mm. m m Mi m i M s - I I III . - s Rooms 623-628: 9 4 T t I III Hi n r ajuouonevi uurca . I ' - II II I I V V er I 1 MM M fill f"r ' aa Nata4 Not eaph cae, but each bottle of LUXUS, the beer you. like, will bring you a valuable coupon. ". ' A fine premium catalotrue ia readv to be mailrl and : onless you have received one phone D. 1889 aa you will oertainiy oe interestea in many splendid articles listed ii . uiereiu. . ... Do not delay this matter, start saving the coupons now. ' . FRED KRUG BREiVING CO. DR. E. R. TARRY . 240 Qae Bid.. Omaha Neb. If you have p "SmiKbiny Koom,' oi jeople know about :t iu this column of Bee Want ads. Spring mbying time will soon be upon us It is true that we cannot give you a very general selection of offices, but if one of these pleases you, come and look at it at once, because you may rot be able to get it .next month. . .-. . It will also pay you to call. Even if we have nothing that meets your requirements, we will place your name on our list and notify you as soon as a change occur . which will vacate the kind of an office you want. THE BEE BUILDING The building that is alwaye new" The fact that there are but two- vacant offices la tha Baa Building, la tha best testimonial we can offer you of service, comfort, aafety and location. - This la a very choice office) on the second floor,' facing; the corridor around the court. It la par titioned for a Tery comfortable waiting room and two private offices. It has north light. Price, per month .$45.00 This la one of the corner offices which 1 con sidered so very desirable. It la 20x20 feet, and haa two windows facing north and twe west. .The large vault la particularly desirable for some classes of business. The door ot this office is directly at the end of the hall, no that the , sign may be seen by everyone walking down the corridor. - Price, per monUi f , . . . . . , ... 840.00 Especially adapted for printing ottloa. - This haa been occupied by a printer for many years and on account of lis locaUois In an office building and In the heart of the offioe building district, the location Itself la aa asset In thia business or any similar baslness. It haa aa entrance from the court on the ground floor and also from the alley. There Is very satisfactory light and ven tilation it likewise haa the advantage, from the standpoint of Insurance and aafety, of being In a flreproqf building. The floor space la 1.232 feet. Price, per monti. . . . . .; .8100.00 1 AVAIIiAniJS APRIL 15. This space Is now to one room, but can be dlvld ed by permanent partitions into two rooms .10ttx20 and 16Hx0. or It may be rented aa one Urge room 27x20. This space ia on the north aide of the 6th floor. It haa splendid light. Ia fact, it haa been occupied by an arch itect and la particularly desirable for drafting or office work, on account of the north light. If rented aeparately, the price for 6l Is fla.00 per month and S28, 128.00 per month; or the twe rooms together, S4.09 per month. This wUl be entirely reflnlahed and redecorated to suit the tenant. It la an exceptional opportu nlty to obtain a good sized offioe or two con necting offices. ' . t . Apply to Building Superintendent, Room 103 i ... THE BEE BUILDING COMPANY- . 4 ""a i