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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: MAY 20. 1917. PRESIDENT CALLS MEN OF DRAFT AGE Issues Proclamation Ordering All Young Men to Register Their Names .n June Fifth. (Continued from Pat;e One.) aids another to evade the require ments of this act or of said regula tions, or who, in any manner, shall fail or neglect fully to perform any duty required of him in the execution of this act, shall if not subject to mili tary law, be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction in the district court of the United States having jurisdiction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for not more than one year, or if subject to military law, shall, be tried by court martial and suffer such punishment as a court martial may direct. Registration Day June 5. Now, therefore, I, WoodroW Wil ton, president of the United States, do call upon the governor of each of the several states and territories, the Board of Commissioners of the Dis trict of Columbia, and all officers and agents of the several states and terri tories, of the District of Columbia and of the counties and municipalities therein to perform certain duties in the execution of the foregoing law, which duties will be communicated to them directly in regulations of even date herewith. And I do further proclaim and give notice to all persons subject to regis tration in the several states and in the District of Columbia in accordance with the above law that the time and place of such registration shall be be tween 7 a. m. and 9 p. m. on June 5 of 1917, at the registration place in the precinct wherein they have their permanent homes. Those who shall have attained their twenty-first birth day and who shall not have attained their thirty-first birthday on or before the day here named are required to register, excepting only officers and enlisted men of the regular army, the navy, the marine corps, and the Na tional Guard, and naval militia while in the aervice of the United States and officers in the officers' reserve corps and enlisted men in the enlisted re serve corps while in active service. In the territories of Alaska, Hawaii and Porto Rico, a day for registration will be named in a later proclamation. May Register by Mail. And I do charge those who, through sickness, shall be unable to present themselves for registration that they apply on or before the day of regis tration to the county clerk of the county where they may be for instruc tions as to how they may be regis . i i 11 . ...w . icrcu uy agents, niuac niijtvi to be absent on the day named from the counties in which they have their permanent homes may register by mail, but) their mailed .registration cards must reach the places in which they have their permanent homes by the day named lieiein. They should apply as soon as practicable to the county clerk of the county wherein they may be for instructions as to ,i ...nn,..i;.u ;.- IIUW IIICJF IIIBJ At .um-Jtiat, Mi- ivj.,- tration by mail. rase such persons as, through sickness or absence, may be unable to p. (sent themselves per sonally for reg'stration shall be so journing in cities of over 30.000 pop ulation, they shall apply to the city clerk of the city wherein they may be sojourning rather than to the clerk of the county ' The clerks of counties and of cities of over 30,000 population in which numerous applications from the sick and from nonresidents are expected are authorized to establish such sub agencies and to employ and deputize such clerical force as may be neces sary to accommodate' these applica tions. , ! , Changed Face of War. The power against which we are ar rayed has sought to impose its wilt upon the world by force. To this end it has increased armament until it has changed the face of war. In the sense in which we have been wont to think of armies there are no armies in this struggle, There are entire nations armed. Thus, the men who remain to till the soil and man the factories are no less a Dart of the army than the men beneath the battle flags. It must be to with us. It is not an army that must uliane and train for war: it is a nation. To this end our people must draw close in one compact front against a common toe. Hut this can not be if each man pursues a private purpose. All must pursue one pur-, pose. Th nation needs all men; but it needs each man, not in the field that will most pleasure him, but in the en deavor that will best serve the com mon good. Thus, though a sharp- shooter pleases to operate a trip hammer for the forging of great guns. and an expert machinist desires to march with the flag, the nation is beinar served only when the sharp shooter marches and the machinist re mains at his levers. The whole nation must be a team in which each man shall play the part for which he is best fitted. To this end, congress has provided that the nation shall be or ganized for war by selection and that each man shall be classified for serv ice in the f.iace to which it shall best serve the general good to call him. New Thing in Our History. The significance of this cannot be overstated. It is a new thing in our history and a landmark in our prog ress. It is a new manner of accepting and vitalizing our duty to give our selves with thoughtful devotion to the common purpose of us all. It is in no sense a conscription of the unwilling; it is rather, selection from a nation which has volunteered en masse It is no more a choosing of thos; who t-hall ma'ch wirh the colors than it it a selection f those who shall serve an equally necessary and devoted i)ur 1ose in the industries that lie behind the batt line The dav here nartied is the time coon whi.h all shall present thein elves for assignment to their tasks. It is for that reason destined to be remembered as one of the most con picuous momints in our history. It is nothing less than the day upon which the manhood of the country ahall steo forward in one solid rank m defense of the ideals to which this action is consecreated. It is important . to those ideals no lest than to the 1 pride of this generation in manifest ing itt devotion to them, that there ' I. nint in tl... contra A Solemn Day. ' It it essential that the day be ap proached in thoughtful apprenension nf ita aio-nificance and that we accord to ft the honor and the meaning that it deserves. Our industrial need pre- Commander of.Expedition to France Attended University of Nebraska Washington, May 19. Major Gen eral John Joseph Pershing, who is to lead America's first battle unit against the Germans, hat been a fighter of Indians, Filipinos and Mexicans. A year ago in March, then a brigadier general, he commanded the column which went into Mexico in search of Villa. General Pershing, who is nearly 57 years old, is a native of Missouri. He graduated from West Point in 1886. While commandant of cadets at University of Nebraska he gradu ated trom tne law school there. He married a daughter of Senator War ren of Wyoming, but lost hi: wife York Soldiers Eat Cake that Coat $174 Grand Island, Neb., May 19. (Special Telegram.) Company M, Fourth Nebraska, ia today eating a cake for which the turn of $174.40 waa paid. A Red Croat benefit ball last night wat largely attended and the Red Crott ladiet had numerout aide diversions, one of which wat the auctioning of a wedding cake. The first purchaser paid $24 for it and then handed it back for re telling. Thia waa repeated, until the final retult wat the turn ttated, when it wat pretented to the York boys, who were guests. The benefit ball netted the or ganization between $900 and $1,000. scribes that it be not made a techni cal holiday, but the Item sacrifice that it before us, urges that it be carried in all our hearts at a great day of patriotic devotion and obligation when the duty shali lie upon every man, whether he it himself to be registered or not, to see to it that the name of every male person of the designated aget it written on these lists of honor. In witness whereof I have here unto let my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the citv of Washington thii 18th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and teventeen, and of the independ ence of the United Statet of America, the one hundred and torty-hrst. By the president: ROBERT LANSING, ' Secretary of State. Subsea Seizes Ship In Norwegian Waters Christiania, Norway. May 19. (Via London.) The Norwegian steamship Thorum has been seized by a German submarine inside the four-mile limit which Norway always has claimed as the boundary of Norwegian territorial waters. The government it said to hive de manded the release of the steamer. The Thorum was chartered by the government to carry forage to north ern Norway, where there is a feed famine. A Norwegian steamer attempted to prevent the seizure, but did not use ill guns, as inc suuniarino was uuisiuc the ..three-mile limit. Rht Object te KU.ee. Mlea Lurlla Danforth, etate manager of tha Olrla National Honor Ouard. Portland. Ore., doea not approve of tha method of en rouraRlnir enllatmente adopted by aome of the membera Id Hood nivar, who were re tried In a news awry aa kleolnc all tne re- orulte foodby. "Our aim la more dignified than that," le atlaa Danfor'.b'e comment. On readtnv the dlapatch aha at once tele-p.oned-to Hood River and found that some . the membere ot tne tuard mere were vullty of the eharse of klialna the reorulta aroadby. Her eentlmente on that acora were oi nveyed to the Hood River contlnrent. "We want me punuo to Know mat we are .rtereated In vital thina-a and that our ac 'Ivttlea are much more dignified than the activities of the Hood River atrla would In o'cete." aa7s Mies Danforth. Portland Oresontan. and three children in a fire at the Presidio, San Francisco, two years ago. The Warlepartment's bureau of in sular affairs was organized by Gen eral Pershing soon after the Spanish war and for a time he was its chief. During the Russo-Japanese war he acted as military attache at Tokio and was with Kuroki's army in Manchu ria. From 1906 to 1913 he was in the Philippines again, part of the time as governor of Moro province. Then he became commander of the eighth bri gade, with headquarters at San Fran cisco, and served in that capacity un til the Mexican developments last year. RUSSIANS REJECT SEPARATE PEACE New Provisional Cabinet Will Favor Treaty Without An nexations or Indemnities. Petrograd, May 19. (Via London.) The provisional government declared today that it was united in the rejec tion of a separate peace and that it adopts as its aim the re-establishment of a general peace, which will not tend either to domination over other nations the seizure of their na tional possessions a peace without annexations or indemnities. Minister Kerensky has issued the following order of the day to the army: "The country is in danger. Each one must do what he can to avert the peril. No request to be allowed to resign, made by officers in high com mand with a desire to escape respon sibility at a time so grave, will be ac cepted by me. Deserters are enjoined to return to the army by May 28. In fractions of this order will be severely punished." After a conference with the gov ernment, the Duma committee and the council of deputies, the commanding generals have returned to the front. M. Milukoff, former foreign minis ter, has refused to accept the minis try of education because his presence in the cabinet would involve a respon sibility for the projected foreign pol icy of the administration. He con siders this policy dangerous and likelv to compromise Russia's relations with its allies. Training Camp for Negro ' Officers at Des Moines Washington, May 19. A training camp for negro officers will be estab lished at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, where 1,200 candidates for commis sions in negro regiments of the new army will be trained. A draft of 250 men will be taken from the colored regiments in the regular army, telect ed from the noncommissioned officers and privates who have shown quaW ifications fitting them for command and assigned to the new camp. The remainder will come from negro reg iments of the National Guard and from graduates of educational institu tion! for negroes. . ' . .. Mayor MacVicar Joins Quartermaster's Corps Des Moines, la., May 19. John E. MacVicar, mayor of Des Moines, de parted last night for Fort Douglas, Utah, where he will serve as a cap tain in the quartermaster'i division of the army. Five Years at 1324 Farnam Stmt. TEETH We Plus You or Refund Your Money. DR. McKENNEY Says: "By all means join the Red Cross. They perform a won derful service. When it comes to dental service, we are equipped to render expert service at very moderate prices. See us at once for free examination." Beat Silv.r PA.! Beat 22k ' &A I Heaviest Bridge llWt Gold Crowns. . . t Work, par tooth VT 1 t Work, par tooth' . $5, $8, $10 McKENNEY DENTISTS Filling WWt Cold Crowns. Wonder Plates Worth IIS to $25 Hoursi 8i30A. M. to 6 P. M. Wednesdays and Saturdays Till S P. M. Not Open Sunday. 14th and Farnam St. 1324 Farnam Street Phone Douglas 2872. NOTICE Out-of-town patrons can get Plates, Crowns, Bridget and Fillings complete in one day Free Lady Attendants. No Students. The National Life Insurance Company Montpelier, Vermont Announces the Removal of the Local Office to Suite 906, First National Bank Bldg. And the Appointment of Mr. Nathan Bernstein As General Agent Good Openings for Agents, Men and Women PERSHING WILL COMMAND FIRST ARHYTO EUROPE (Continued from Pat One.) be drafted into the United States army beginning July IS and conclud ing August 5. Orders to bring the reg iments to full war strength immedi ately accompanied the notification sent to all governors. A minimum of 329,000 fighting men will be brought to the colors under those orders, supplementing the 293, 000 regulars who will be under arms by June 15. First Force Mobilized September 1. It is from these forces that the first armies to join General Pershing at the front will be drawn, to be fol lowed within a few monthi by re curring waves from the selective draft armies, the first 500,000 of whom will be mobilized September 1. Following is the text of the terse announcement of the War depart ment as to General Pershing's expe dition: "The president has directed an ex oeditionarv foice of approximately one division of regular troops, under command of General John . f ersti ine. to oroceed to France at as early a date as practicable, oenerai reran ir.g and staff will precede the troops abroad. In Capital Several Days. "It is requested that no details or speculations with regard to the mo bilization of this command, dates of departure or other items be carried by the press, other than the official bulletins given out by the War de partment relating thereto." General Pershing has been in AVasti ington some days. He was personally summoned by Secretary Baker from the Southern department, which! was under his command until tonight s or der was issued. The man who led the expedition into Mexico and handled his difficult task with such judgment and skill as to win him the complete confidence of the president and his advisers has worked hard on plans for the expedition to France. Conferring with Baker. He has been in daily conference with Secretary Baker, Major General Bliss, acting chief of staff, with de partment officials co-operating the preparation of the forces he will lead against the Germans and also with Lieutenant General Bridges, head of the military section of the British mission and a veteran of the battle fields of France. There ii eveiy indication that the regular forces which will compose the expeditionary division are being se lected with greatest care. No inkling of the plans for that di vision has been allowed to leak out. It is known, however, that orders have already gone forward to officers of tried judgment and long experience, notifying them to prepare for foreign service. New Phases of Battle. The war in Europe has developed many new phases of battle. Artillery has decided many battles, and every army has doubled and tripled its guns, both in size and number. For this reason it was thought likely that the expeditionary forces would include a disproportionate number of artillery troops and be backed by a solid wall of guns when it comes to grips with the enemy. The number of men in the expeditionary force has not been disclosed. A division at war strength, however, totals more than 25,000 of all arms, and the "approximate" division of the War department's statement probably will exceed that figure. Cites Officer's Approbation. General Pershing, a republican in politics, was a brigadier general when he led the forces into Mexico in pur suit of the Bandit Villa. His work at that time won for himelection by his brother general officers as a major general and the choice was heartily endorsed by the War department and President Wilson himself. In bis proclamation under the draft bill, thepresident, declaring establish ment of the selective conscription sys tem, "a new thing in our history and a land mark in our progress, enjoined the nation to approach the day of registration" in thoughtful apprehen sion of its significance. German Rushes Fail. Paris, May 19. The Germans once more returned to the attack on the Aisni front last night, hurling troops in waves against French positions northwest of Braye-En-Laonnois. The war office announce! that the Germans were unable to reach the French lines except on the extreme western part of the front attacked, where some German detachment! won a footing in advanced trenches. British Raids Successful. London, May 19. "We made a suc cessful raid last night northeast of Gouzeaucourt and brought back prit oners and a machine gun," lays to day's official statement on the Franco Belgian front operations. "Hostile raids were repulsed east of Loos, northeast of Armentieres and east of Yprcs." . , ., "The enemy has again heavily counteracted our new positions on the Struma front (Macedonia), but were driven back with loss," says an other official announcement made here today. "The royal naval air tervice suc cessfully bombed the air drome and camp at Drama," ' Italians Capture Hill. Rome, May 19 (Via London.) The Italians yesterday reached the crests c mil za : .u rAj; mu to day's official statement These posi tions are the key to the Austrian de fenses north of Monte Santo. Brooks Send Durning to Montreal Under Option The Montreal club has Pitcher Durning from the Brooklyn club, under optional agreement. ; J : , , 1 1 jhehompson "Belden Store j j ;;f ' I Broiagket the Store All Is in Complete Readiness Tis Sfflmmer t i i i For Graduaticn A PARASOL This is a season of novel ties, many of Oriental ori gin and all wonderfully attractive.- Short handles, leather arm straps and lovely covering fabrics, characterize the entire display. No Two Are Alike Imported White Embroidered Voiles and Neigiux Cloth $1.50 Quality Monday Only $1.00 a Yard Linen Section Stop to Consider You will certainly lose the beautiful lines of your figure unless nature is helped to sustain them. Allow yourself to be ;wisely assisted by the support of a proper fitting corset. See R and G Model C-C-346 for $2 A style that has done won ders in moulding the figure lines of the average woman. Corset Section, Third Floor Something Entirely New An Athletic Union Suit for Women Made of fine, cool materials, dimities, batiste and Secco silk, in white and flesh col ors. A comfortable hot weather garment that is meeting with instant favor. The E. M. P. Athletic Union Suitis priced from $1 to $2.50. Main Floor Girls' Colored Dresses NEW ARRIVALS Made of plain shades of percale and plaid and striped ginghams, becomingly trimmed with hand smocking and combination ef fects. Styles are high and long waisted. Sizes 6 to 12 years, $2.50, $3.50, $4.25, $4.50. Two Monday Specials One group of colored dresses, sizes 6 to 10 years, reduced from $2.50 to 98c; from $3.50 to $1.25; and from $4.50 to $1.98. Another group of children's col ored two-piece dresses, sizes 3, 4, 5, 6 years, regularly 50c and 65c, Monday, 39c ChlldWe W The Summer Days Are Here And What of Summer Fabrics? To the Thompson-Belden store women come with con viction, knowing that whatever is new is shown here first. The summer wardrobe will command admira tion when created out of some of these lovely new materials. Poulard Silks are favored for coolness, long wear and general satisfaction. Foulards are un equalled. Excellent qualities in the season's newest designs, at $1.95 to $2.50 a yard. Extra values in Sport Silks; popular materials in colors that fashion favors. Not a large as sortment, but some very inter-, esting prices Monday. White Silk of Every Sort A quality for every purpose. A large showiog of rich, sheer fabrics for brides Novelty Voiles, Crepes and Or gandies offer many new sugges tions for summer wear. " The fabric range at 50c a yard shows plain Voiles in printed and woven effects, 36 to 40 inches wide. They are extra values, at 50c. New Wash Skirtings in sport effects; a large variety of weaves and patterns, 75c, 85c and $1.00 a yard. A Sale Monday of White Voile and Embroidery Blouses A purchase of blouses that ordinar ily would sell from $2 to $3 will be placed on sale Monday for $ 1 Sizes 36 to 44 More than fifty choice spring styles are included at this price. All Sales Final Two Numbers in rure Thread Silk Hose For $1.25, a pure thread silk with lisle tops and soles; regular or out sizes, white and black. For $1.75, a fine quality of pure thread Silk, with garter tops and double soles; it comes in white or black. , Both of these styles will give the most satisfactory wear. Summer Draperies Beautiful Cretonnes in patterns varied enough to be suitable for numer ous purposes. 36 inches wide. 30c, 35c, 45c yard. Curtain Nets Season able new designs in Ca ble, Filet and Novelty weaves; 36 to 50 inches wide. 39c, 49c, 59c, 65c a yard. Basement. CLOSING OUT We are cloning out all our new model White Enamel Befrigeratora and Ice Boxes at blj sacrMce in prices, and startup M O C ia with our $&0 Ice Box (or VftaQtJ With proportional clone-out prices on the rest. Ton cannot afford to miss the bar gains we offer If yon want an Ice Box. Gas Stove, Babv Bnggy, Bags, Bed or anything In the Furniture line. 8-Inch post Beds, sell everywhere els from $!50 to $12.00, on sale here at.... 85.89 Sacrifice Furniture Salefo We are forced to sell the balance) of the $211,000 stock ol high-grade FURNITURE, RUGS and STOVES Of the Big Fonr-Story 18th St. Warehoase Which Is on Sale In Our Salesroom, Corner 14th and Bodge. Feltew h example f raw frlenda and Mlahawn aa r taw fne u 4trla thla l eale. Ther km aave newer ii jmu can, tee. The bara-aim we elfrr cauet be daUeaue1 H7rfcer ocrrrr toes bomb at ntAonrAixi Torn own rniCB. HFJCCIAl, ATTBUNTIOJJ TO OUT-OF-TOWN BCYKBS. STATE FURNITURE COMPANY Phone Doiglas 1817. 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