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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY. MAY 19, 1917.
DUN If) IIMIT I Lflll IU LI HI II FOOD SHIPMENTS TO EUROPEANS Conference at Washington is Working Out Scheme to Ration Six Nations Not Now at War. Washington, May 18 The ration ing of Holland, Norway, Sweden, i' Denmark, Switzerland and Spain was discussed today at a conference at the State department between Brit ish Foreign Secretary Balfour, Secre tary Lansing and British and Ameri can trade experts. The necessity of limiting exports ' strictly to those countries, both to prevent their finding their way into enmy territory and to conserve every possible ton of allied shipping for the most essential work, was considered in all phases. Allies Build Up System. The allies in the first two and a half years of the war have built up , a most elaborate system to allow only enough supplies imported to coun " tries contiguous to Germany to main tain their normal stocks. Voluminous afatirtics have been collected to assure the safeguarding of the neutrals necessities. Tjeml-of- ficial agencies have been established . in several of the countries to eo-op- erate in this flan and guarantee that imports will not fall into enemy hands. The British have submitted all these 1 statistics tq the American officials, , who in turn have added valuable suplemental information collected by American consuls while this country , was still neutral. The rationing problem was reported in full today by a sub-committee con sisting of Lord Ustice Percy, Dr. E. ' E. Pratt, chief of the bureau of for eign and domestic commerce, and Wit- ; bur J. Carr, thief of the consular ' bureau, . ; Trading with Enemy, f A report on trading with the enemy ' was presented by Sir Eric Drum , mcjnd, Solicitor Lester H. Woolsey ; of the- State department and F. W. j Halsted, chief of the customs bureau. ; The -Scandinavian countries have t shown alarm over a possible exten- sion of the rationing system and have J pointed out that any further restric- tion will vitally endanger their econo- mic safety. Several nations it is un ' derstood will send commissioners to this country to secure as generous ar , rangements as possible, the Sewedish ; delegate, Herman L. F. Lagercrantz, ilready having reached New York. : Today's meeting was not regarded j as final except in so far as lit agreed :o the principles involved. . " ! NEBRASKA GUARD : IS PART OP FIRST FEDERAL ARMY ! V imiMii tnrn FW OM.t .- . constantly recruiting in Omaha, is already in the federal service." i The order to swear all guardsmen ; into the federal service in Nebraska , July IS is construed by local guards- men to mean the remaining contih- gents i Nebraska namely, the .Fifth 1 Nebraska. Colonel Paul in command. St. Paul, Neb:; :the signal' corps, un ( der Captain Jess, now-doing duty at , Lincoln, and the field hospital corps. The! Fourth Nebraska at . Omaha 2 has been in. the federal service since J the body wis- ipoved to the Mexican j border. The Tcraiting. which the J Fourth has been doing here in the last few months has been recruiting for ! federal and state . service, the oath carrying with it a clause making the t enlistment for a three-year period in federal and. state service. . 1 REGISTER JUNE 3 j UNDER DRAFI BILL - JUST MADE LAW Governor Neville's Kiddies Are Strong for Red Cross Movement Here are the latest Red Cross nurses who have offered their assist ance to the Omaha chapter. They are the three little daughters of Gov ernor Keith Neville and their names are Mary Nelson, Frances and Vir ginia Neville. They asked their patriotic daddy to write Gould Dictz offering their services and to make him believe that they were as good as their word they donned these fetching little costumes and were snapped on the lawn of the governor's mansion in Lincoln. Fontenelle Guest is Held in Swindle Case William Alfreto, who has been stay ing at the Hotel Fontenelle, was ar rested by Officers Mansfield and Niel sen Thursday. He is held for investi gation. Alfreto, police declare, knows some thing about an alleged attempt to swindle Sain Butcra, confectioner, 1214 Douglas street, out of $2,000. SOCIAL UPHEAVAL SEEMSPROBABLE United States Attorney Says Serious Outbreaks Will Oc cur if Food Prices Rise Higher. (CMtlaiMd tn rt 6m.) upon use of the militia and be avail able for service in any part of the wona. Will triple Guard Strength, State authorities were authorized today, to fill present regiments other units up to full war strength, making a force of approximately 329, 954 men and 9,847 officers. No new National Guard organization will h accepted by the federal government until this is done and reserve bat talions for each regiment organized. The result will be virtually to triple the present strength of the guard, but reports to the department show heavy recruiting in all atatea. The department announced all the distribution bv military dtnartmrnt. of the sixteen divisions of the new se lective draft army and the sixteen Na tional Guard divisions for training purposes. All of the guard divisional cantonments and most of the selec tive army camps will be in the south ern part of the country. Y Seven Regular Divisions. In all the forces first to be formed will comprise seven divisions of regu lars, four of which will be available for mobile duty in continental United Slates, supplemented by sixteen Na tional Guard divisions and later by sixteen selective army divisions. Be hind this force a second call on the selective forres, provided for in the bill, will add sixteen additional divi sions. ' . . '. . v i . Give Out Preliminary Outline. State and municipal officials al ready have been given a Dreliminarv outline of the work that will fall to them in carrying our registration of the new armies. ., General Crowder, who will super vise the work, believes full co-operation and quick action can be relied upon. ' , , Allowance! must be made when the military census of men between the specified ages has been completed for probable variation from census bureau estimates as to the total number ot persons in this classification. It is regarded as unlikely that the registra tion will show the . exact 10,200,000 persons liable fixed by the census estimate Washington, May 18. Predictions of a social upheaval unless the rising prices of food were checked, were made by George W. Anderson, United States attorney at Boston and special assistant to Attorney General Gre gory in co-ordination of food investi gations, today before the house agri culture committee in connection with the administration food control bill. Mr. Anderson, with great em phasis, made this statement: "Something must be done. That social and political upheaval is threatened cannot be denied or dis regarded. I see the signs of it. Any one with ears to the ground knows it. There will be a phenomena in Amer ica inconsistent with law and order unless something is done to prevent it" . . Mr. Anderson and Prof. Vernon Kellogg of Stanford university, a member of the Belgian Relief com mission, were among the witnesses before the committee. Mr. Kellogg told of the centraliza tion and control of the milling inter ests of Belgium and northern France. Mr. Anderson advocated legislation to authorize the fixing of a maximum price for food. He said the govern ment should be empowered to break up corners in food by authority to seize and market a portion of the products held, by hoarders or unfair dealers. Secret Agreement Between the Kaiser And Czar Revealed Paris, May 18. A long account of a secret pact between the kaiser and Emperor Nicholas and aimed against France, is givei, in the last issue of the Moscow Russkoye Slovo to reach Paris. According to the story, the ex istence of the treaty was discovered by Count Witte in 1905 while the peace negotiations between Russia and Japan wer; proceeding at Ports mouth. Count Witte, furious at the decis ion of the czar, informed the kaiser that unless the pact was cancelled, he would refuse to countersign the treaty of Portsmouth. As German bankers were interested in a loan to Russia this would hit them hard, and the story goes, rather than have complica tions in his economic policy, the kaiser yielded. Neither emperor, how ever, ever forgave Count Witte. At the beginning of the war Count Witte communxated the facts to B. Gllnsky, editor of the Messager His torique, He bound the editor to keep the information secret until he, Count Witte, was dead, and circumstances warranted the revelation of "Nich olas' inconceivable levity or treason which ever u like. Give your Want Ad a chance to make good. Run it in The Bee. CLOTHING CREDIT for tm mure Samifi OPENS AN ACCOUNT WITH ME Your Credit Is Good NAKEN 120 SOUTH 16TH ST. Two Doors North of Douglas a MARY, FRANCES AND VIRGINIA NEVILLE. ' TREASURY TO FLOAT NEWNOTE ISSUE Reserve Bank Asked to Receive Subscriptions to Two Hun dred Millions Ad ditional. .. New York, May 18. Announce ent was made today by the federal reserve bank of New York that it had been requested to receive sub scriptions for an additional issue of $200,000,000 treasury certificates of indebtedness. The certificate will bear interest at 3J4 per cent and mature July 30 in contrast to the 3 per cent rate for the previous $200,000,000 issue which matures June 30. The new issue will bear the date of May 25, which is fixed as the date for receiving payment of the subscrip tions. Will Deposit Liberty Loan. Washington. Mav 18. Proceeds of the Liberty loan, the Treasury de partment announced today, will be deposited in banks and trust com panies which have qualihea as ae oositories which forward subscrio- tions of at least $100,000. Where possible, other financial in stitutions forwarding a less amount of subscriptions will be treated simi larly later. The government will re ceive 2 per cent interest The government's apparent inten tion to advance approximately $1,000.- 000,000 to the allies before July 1 $650,000,000 of which has already been paid, is reflected by a request ot sec retary McAdoo to the banks to take as large amounts of treasury certifi cates as possible. McAdoo Goes to Milwaukee. Chicago. May 18. William G. Mc Adoo, secretary of the treasury, de parted for Milwaukee this morning to continue his tour of middle west cities in beha f of the United States Libertv Tjond loan. From there he will go to SV Paul, where he speaks Saturday, aftir which he will visit Des Moines, Ontaha, Denver and other cities be fore returning to Washington about May ju. "The oeoole' of the entire country must be awakened to the importance of the situation," said Secretary Mc Adoo. "The more widely this issue of bonds is distributed among the people the better it will be for busi ness and the successful prosecution of. the war." Hotel Rome Invites shoppers to lunch in Its beautiful Vineyard. Delightful environra e n t. Good service. Fifty-Cent Noon-Day Lunchi Soft Drinks.' ' v I - Follow The Beaton Path For Drug Bargains Rubber Household Gloves, at 39c, 59c and 75c 25c Woodbury's Facial Soap for 17e 75c Hughes' Ideal Hair Brush, For 39c 40c Fine Linen Stationery, for 19c 50c Listerine for. . .' 29c 25c Barkeeper's Friend for 16c 25c Mentholatum for 16c 25c Wright's Silver Cream. .16c 25c Nature's Remedy for. . . 17a PHOTO DEPARTMENT Films Davlop FREE W Rant Cameras at 10c a Day. M. Q. Developer, 6 for. . . . .25c $2.50 Cameras, 2Vix34 . .$1.50 CIGARS 10c El Contento, 5 for. . . .30c 15c Mozart, Magic size, 3 for 25c 10c Hampton Court, 6 for. .25c 15c Muriel, De Luxe size, for I0e FOUNTAIN PENS $2.00 Beaton's Special Self Filler Gold Pen, guaranteed, for 98c We are agents In Omaha for Conklin and Waterman Pens. PERFUMES. $2.25 Houbigant'i Ideal Ex tract, per ounce $1.69 $1.50 Coty'a Otto Trefel Ex tract, per ounce 7Sc $1.00 Crown English Crab apple, per ounce 39c Mail orders receive our prompt attention. Beaton Drug Co. 15th and Farnam Rockingham Survivors Arrive at New York New York, May 18. The British steamship which picked up fourteen men of the crew and naval gunners of the American steamship Rocking ham after that vessel was torpedoed and sunk off the Irish coast on May 1 arrived here today with them. Two men were killed when the Rockingham was attacked. All the survivors have returned to America. The arrivals today Third Officer Arthur McKenny and thirteen naval gunners said they were adrift in an open boat for forty-eight hours be fore being rescued at a point about 140 miles north of the spot where their ship sunk. They had ample pro visions and water, they said, and suf fered no hardships. Bee Wrant Ads Produce Results. 3,000 Dressmakers Strike in Paris; No Violence Reported Paris, May 17. The strike of dress, makers continued today, but then were no serious disorders. ' Louis J. Malvy, the minister of tha interior, tomorrow will resume his ne gotiations to bring about a settlement. i hehompsonTelden Store !L : Jt Many of Saturday s Oferings W 1 Be (Gome Before the Day Is Over Silks at Exceptional Prices A One-Day Sale Saturday Ten pieces of fast color wash shirtings, all pure silk. Good weight, attrac tive patterns. Regularly $1.25, Saturday, 98c a yd. Belding's Best Quality, pure dye Chiffon Taffeta in 25 colors. No better fabrics for suita, dresses and separate skirts. Regularly $2.25, Saturday, $2.00 a yard. AH Silk Crepe de Chine. Extra good weight, in ivory and pink only, 40-inch, Saturday, $1.29 a yard. Neckwear Offerings of Delightful Charm Collars, both small and large, square styles in Georgette, Net and Pique, 75c to $4.25. Collar and Cuff Sets of Pique and Georgette,"tl-2S to $3.50. Fancy Vests of Organdie, Net and Pique, 75c to $7.50. Jsbot Collars that are especially good when worn with suits. Ascot Ties in colors .and white, al so attractive ones of linen. SorosiS Best Expresses Women's Footwear Fashions Sorosis excells in artistic excel lence, beautiful styling and genu ine exclusiveness. The model illustrated is of brown kid with white kid top, welt soles and Louis covered heels; priced, at $10.00. Hosiery Bargains White or black, pure dye silk hose with lisle tops and soles, $1.25 quality, for $1.00. Children's black or white cotton hose, double knees, 35c quality, for 25c. , Toilet Articles Reduced in Price Trailing Arbutus Talcum, 21c Almond Lotion, for 21c. Jergen's Geranium Bath Soap, Saturday, 8a cake. Simplex Manicure Sets, 89c. Summer Cottons Choose materials now for your warm weather cos tumes. Varieties are com plete in all desirable weaves and colors. Many exclusive designs are offered at popu lar prices. Main Floor, Opposite Silks For Summer It's White Pique The ever popular fabric for suits and separate skirts, narrow, medium and wide welts, priced as follows: 27-inch, 25c, 30c, 38e a yard. 36-inch, 65c a yard. ' 40-inch, 75c and $1.00 a yard. 44-inch, $1.00 a yard. Linen Section A Basket Sale Saturday Only Split bamboo waste bas kets and jardiniere bas kets, reduced as follows: " 60c-60c Baskets, 29c - 75c Baskets 42c $1.00 Baskets - 79c -$1,25 Baskets - 98c Art Dept., Third Floor New Aprons BASEMENT Attractive apparel for house and garden wear, moderately priced. The newest aprons are very good looking also the house dresses. A Day of Important Savings j Saturday in Women s Apparel May reductions give women an opportunity to replenish and complete their wardrobes at very small expenditures. These Prices for Saturday: Coata for Spring Wear, Pric ed at $15, $18.75, $25. Silk Suits Specially Priced at $29.50, $35, $45. Woolen Suits in Groups, From $18.75 Upwards. Every garments is of char acteristic Thompson & Bel den Quality. A May Sale of Blouses A clearance of odd lots from our regular stock of blouses. Three groups are offered. Every size is included, but not all sizes in each style. Georgette and Crepe de Chine Blouses At These Reductions ' $ 5.00 and $6.50 Blouses, $ 3.95 $ 7.50 to $10.50 Blouses, $ 5.75 $12.50 to $19.50 Blouses, $ 9.50 $25.00 to $35.00 Blouses, $14.75 The only reason for selling at these prices is that lines are broken. Every Blouse is of typical Thompson-Belden quaJity. Hand Bags and Purses Seal and Crepe Seal Bags, silk lined, fitted with coin purses and mirrors, $1.50 to $20.00. Silk Bags in colors and black, silk lined, fitted with coin purs es and mirrors, $2.00 to $8.00. Flat Back Strap Parses In Seal, Patent Leather and Crepe Seal, silk and leather lined, $1.25 to $10.50. Notion Section Egyptian Tissues For 25c and 30c a Yard Delightful new patterns for summer frocks, plaids, checks and stripes, In unusual variety, 7 Inches wide, 25c and 30c a yard. Basement whiieHah templing group in Summerjashions tern An Underwear Special Two-piece cotton ribbed gar ment, light weight, all sizes; a line we are discontinuing. 75c REGULARLY, SATUR DAY, SOc A GARMENT. New Soft Collars Arrow, Triangle, Earl and Wil son makes, in madras, pique and silk. Sizes 12 y, to 1714, ISe and 25c each. Priced $5, $7.50, $10, $12, $15 to $21 iHITEHATSaretre latest mode which has found favor in Fash ions Court. This offer"' ingof special values is remarkably opportune Some are of vjhitt milcms emel mllem hemp-trimmed with summer flowers -dhert have wintf and hair lace qaf nitures. There are few graduation halt of crepe unot orcjamie f Shirts, Shirts, Shirts Patterns you'll be glad to own and wear; Silks, Madras, Crepes and Fibers. All fast colors. Man hattan, Eagle, Bates-Street and Arrow makes. Sizes 13 to 18, Prices to suit all. Silk Camisoles An especially good quali ty of pink silk with lace or ribbon trim mings, for S1.25 New Neckwear Washable four-in-hands that will not be injured by frequent tub bings. Patterns that appeal to discriminating men, 25c to $1.00 Light weight summery silks in bows and four-in-hands, SOc to $2.00. LaGrecqup The Corset That Particular Women Choose A Corset of such fashionable slen dernesa, such trimness and smooth ness of line as will delight the eye of the woman who appreciates ar tistic corse try. From among the many smart new La Grecque models we are showing a particularly good corset at popular price. Model 852 the Price, $2X)0. Corsets, Third Floor