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THE BEE : OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 1918.
SLOAN OBTAINS RULING IN FAVOR OF TRACTOR PAPER Nebraska Congressman Induces Secretary Willis to Change Reuglations Affecting Farm ers of Nebraska. Washington Bnrtan of The Omaha Bet, 1311 G Streft. Washington, March 26. (Special Telegram.) Complaints have been received recently, by Representatives Sloan and Kinkaid, from constituents, that Nebraska bankers where farm ers are contemplating increasing the spring acreage, find themselves handi capped in not being able to dispose of tractor paper held by them, through the Reserve bank, the Reserve bank having taken trie position that tractor paper is in the nature of an invest ment instead of being commercial within the meaning of the Federal Reserve law. At the instance of C. W. Puggsley. director of farm extension service of the univerity of Nebraska, Congress man Sloan conferred with the secrq tary of the Federal Reserve board today. After being shown the need of tractors to increase the acreage of spring wheat as urged upon farmers by the Department of Aericv.Uure and the food administration and he absence of man power on the farm, Secretary H. Parker Willis, said there was no objection to tractor paper if it was within the six months' limit, and was otherwise liquid under the Reserve bank rules in Omaha. Anderson Returns. Captain Walter L. Anderson of Lincoln, whese call to Washington was veiled in some mystery, left for Nebraska today, having" been called to the capital by Ptorvost Marshal General Crcwder, with representa tives of other states to receive in structions on the second draft. After a conference in Washington with Secretary of Agriculture Hous ton and Food Administrator Hoover, a small group of prominent agricul tural speakers are carrying to farm ers of the northern and western states, the government's view of the important part that American farm ers can play this year in assuring American victory in the war. The speakers are explaining how every farmer can adjust his opera tions to fit ir.to the national plan; are telling wliac the United States De partment of Agriculture is doing to assist farmers in war service all good farming now being war service and are explaining the plans of the Departments of Agriculture and La bor, and the War department's plan not to call producing farmers and farm laborers Into military service until after the crop season. Iowa Dean to Talk. Dean C. F. Curtiss of the Iowa Ag ricultural college is one of the speak ers. His itinerary calls for the fol lowing speeches in Nebraska: Nor folk, March 28; Hastings, March 29; Lincoln. March 30. The federal farm loan board will now make loans to homesteaders who have fully complied with the home stead requirements and made final proof but who have not actually re ceived patent according to statements made to Congressman Mondell by the commissioner of the general land office. Heretofore, even private loan agen cies have been extremely reticent in advancing money on such lands, and Jt is thought the intention of the fed eral board will encourage private agencies to further extend their ac tivities to lands of this class. Ohio Citizens Force Five - Pro-Germans to Kiss Flag Lima, O., March 26. Five business men of Delphos, a German settlement in western Allen county, near here, accused' of pro-Germanism, were hunted out by a volunteer vigilance U :ommittee or 4UU men and 50 women of the town, taken into a brilliantly lighted downtown street and forced publicly to salute and kiss the Ameri can flag tonight under pain of being hanged from nearby telephone poles. Three others, also business men, nide their escape ftom the mob. Leaders declared tonight, according to word received here, that the dem onstration will be repeated tomoriW night until all suspected pro-Germans have been punished. Mayor Harris Given Command of New Battalion Camp Cody, N. .f.. March 26. (Special Telegram.) Major H. L. Harries who has been in command of the 109th military police and until recently provost marshal here --has been transferred to the" command of a battallion in the 372d infantry in Camp Newport News, Va. This regi ment is composed of negro troops and belongs to the brigade of wh'ch the major's father, Brigadier G:ftral George H. Harries, formerly com mander of the 59lli depot brigade nere, is in command. Fairweather Elected Mayor of Des Moines Des Moines, March 26 Thomas '. Fairweather, a councilman and jwner of the local Western league lase ball club was elected mayor of s Moines todav by a majority of .500 votes over L. S. Hill. The un Jificial count gave Fairweather 8,238 otes. The four councilmen chosen were he last named heiiifc the only new nember. franklin and Sellers were lected municipal judges. Haig Replies to Note From British King London, March 26. Field Mar shal Haig has sent the following reply to the king's message of confidence: "Your majesty's gracious message has given universal encouragement to the whole army in France. I beg your majesty to accept oar le spectful and grateful thanks and the assurance that we will steadfastly continue to do our utmost to de serve the inspiring confidence your majesty and the people throughout the world have placed in us in tv.is hour of national stress" Nebraska Poet Forsakes Literary Men and College Presidents for Company of Crow Indian "Brother," Scout Curley John G. Ncihardt of Bancroft thep classic poet of the west, now h?s a full-blooded Crow Indian for a brother. He is Curly, Indian scout of the Crowreservation in Montana. Curly is the one survivor ot the Custer massacre. That is, he is the only survivor of Custer's com.n.'nd. He was a scout with Custer, rnd when he saw the fight was hoptirss and must end in a massacre of the command, he threw himself oft his horse and feigned death. After ihe battle he caught a loose horsj ind rode to the mouth of the Little Big Horn, where he reported the rras sacre to Captain Marsh, in charge of the steamboat, Far West, lyinii in the river there. Neihardt visited the Crow agency the early part of last week on his return from the Pacific coast, where he had been lecturing in the univer sities on literature. Breaking away from the college professors of the coast, unive.s'ty presidents and western literary :t;rs, the Nebraska poet visited C;ow Agency to seek the society o": the Crow scout. The old Indian became so att-ched OFFICIAL REPORT ON WAR SAVINGS DAY Nebraska Headquarters in Omaha Issues Statement of Sales in Counties; Bulk Oversubscribe Quota. Preliminary report jjt war savings stamps sold and pledged on Nebraska war savings day, Friday, March 22. The fallowing statement covers re ports received at the state headquar ters before noon, Monday, March 25: Quotas Oversubscribed. Sold and County. Quota. Adams 448,060 Antelope ... 318,860 Hoor.o 284,160 Peldged. 450,000 387.328 340?000 304,000 405.940 495,000 600,000 163,340 300,000 340,000 380,000 500.000 700,000 165,000 450,000 280,000 460,000 3.888,000 340,000 358,800 100.340 553.260 326,000 300,000 405,000 230,000 265,000 175,000 68.000 390,000 48,600 463,020 300,000 120,000 353,180 300,000 333,000 230,000 90,000 649,000 325,430 Kurt 254,620 liutlor 308, 0M Cass , Cedar Chase Cherry .... Clay Colfax ...i,. Cuming .... Custer Dakota .... Dawson .... Dixon 395.720 343,600 87,640 264,820 314.580 238,000 275.640 D99.620 135,340 373.900 243.280 442.900 3,799.080 39,1,480 341,660 98,660 453.2GO 271,080 194,600 Dode Fillmore Furnas Gosper Hall Hamilton Harlan Holt 1159,380 Howard :22,n0 Kearney 182,120 Keith 99,240 06,120 Kimball . Lineoln Logan ... Madison . Merriek . 375,960 38,600 413,020 224,000 117,800 188.760 261.900 269,180 211,640 64,040 398,460 210.420 242,320 348,960 84.V60 473,580 Morrill .. Nance . . . Nemaha . . Nui'kolls . l'awnee . . Perkins . . l-'iatte ... Polk Red Willnv Richardson ROek Saunders 243,000 400,000 114,000 475,000 175,000 290,000 200.000 400,000 260,000 . 275,000 283,600 365,000 495,000 no figures Shprldnn 165,440 Sherman 190.780 Stanton ... Thayer Valley Washington 1 59,340 302.060 220.840 254.760 215,720 Wayne Webster 245,800 York "Over the 381,920 but top, given: County. Box Bulte Iiuffalo Deuell Quota. 130,780 462,260 48,940 218.460 171,440 96.880 87,180 27.640 32,040 Fra nkiin Frontier Harden (Jarfield Ilojker Thomas . Quotas not subscribed, according to present reports: County. Quota. fiuba. Cheyenne J 116.960 3 106,000 Dundy 106,240 80,000 Gbr 610,500 649,450 Sarpy 188,300 167,066 Sioux j 163,720 115,000 No report made: (Arthur '. Quota. 7.500 33.680 49,040 15,f00 198.320 194,840 26,820 195,340 64,640 123,000 Banner ISIalne Brown Uoyd Dawes ' Grant Greeley Hays Hitchcock Jefferson 361,200 Johnsun 203,740 Keya l'aha 74,540 Knox 425,760 Lancaster 1,606.620 Loup 66,520 Mil'herson 70.380 Otoe 386,460 rhelps 209,020 Pieri. 226.900 Saline 357,320 Srottsbluff 251,780 Seward 320,880 Thurston 205.980 Wheeler 69,400 Quota too high. Amount sub scribed exceeds $20 per capita of act ual population. to Neihardt that he took an irter preter to the railway station at Crow Agency when the poet was lea-'ng and announced that he wished to be a brother to this white man for life. Neihardt grasped the dusky hand. The old Crow scout slipped a heavy ring off his linger, a ring he wore in the Custer fight, and placed it on the white man's finger. "Now we are brothers for life " he said through his interpreter. Neihardt quickly slipped from his own finger a solid silver ring bv has long worn, and placed it on one of the Crow's fingers. They are tri til ers, for they are wearing the tokens. Mr. Neihardt is collecting material for one volume of the epic eye ; of the northwest which he is writing. UNION PACIFIC EMPLOYES GIVE LOYALTY PLEDGE Before an audience of 4,000 persons persons, mostly employes of the Union Pacific railroad, Ross L. Ham mond, editor of the Fremont Tribune, who recently returned from a visit along the western war front in Europe, gave a stirring patriotic ad dress last night. The occasion was the assembly of the many employes of the Union Pa cific to pledge their mutual loyalty to render maximum service in their daily work for the prosecution of the war. Resolutions adopting plans for greater efficiency in railroad work and for an organization of clerks w ho will keep in personal touch with former employes who arc now in military service were drawn up. The mass meeting closed with pafriotic selections. Impossible to Miss Enemy In Mass Formation Is Word London, March 26 The Germans swarmed over No Man's land in such great numbers in their first attacks that it was impossible for the British gunners to miss them, telegraphs the correspondent at British headquarters in France of the Daily Express. Two batteries at Epe'hy fired steadily with open sights at 400 ycards for four hours. Telling of the thrilling ex ploit of Leicestershire troops, the cor respondent says: "Perzieres was held for a time by two companies of Leicestershires as sisted by two tanks. The enemy kept pressing them back, however, and one company was completely cut off. In stead of surrendering, they held to the village until only a few men were left. Then, the surviving officer led then: in a charge through two lines of Ger mans and they fought their way Lack to our main body." British Destroyer Sunk. London, March 26. A British de stroyer was sunk on March 23, in a collision, the admiralty announced tonight. One officer and one of the crew were drowned. TOP YOURSELF WITH PON DO JUST THE a,- HAT YOU'VE LOOKED FOR INDIVIDUAL! Lanpher Hat 10T1 There Was Nothing So Good for Congestion and Colds as Mustard But the old-fashioned mustard-plaster burned and blistered while it acted. Get the relief and .help that mustard plasters gave, without the plaster and without the blister. Musterole does it It is a clean, white ointment, made with oil of mustard. It ie scientifically prepared so that it works wonders, and yet docs not blister the tenderest skin. Just massage Musterole in with the finger-tips gently. See how quickly it brings relief how speedily the pain disappears. Use Musterole for sore throat, bron chitis, tonsil itis. croup, stiff neck, asthma, neuralgia, headache, congestion, pleurisy, rheumatism, lumbago, pains and aches of the back or joints, sprains, sore muscles, Druises, cnilblams, trostcd leet, colds of the chest (it often prevents pneumonia). 30c and 60c jars; hospital size $2.50. GRANDMOTHER KNEW One volume will recount the heroic phases of the Sioux waT. He is get ting source material from Curl j nd from some of the Sioux who took part in the fight. A dozen years ago Neihardt went up the Missouri, before Captain Marsh died, and got a job as deck hand on the old steamboat, just to get close to Captain Marsh and oiaw from him all the first hand informa tion possible in regard to the Cu.ter massacre and the events that led up to it. One of the interesting features hei has obtained ts that Captain Marsh, Generals Custer and Reno aiU the other officers played poker all night on the boat, the night preceding the battle. SOUTH SIDE CHILD DIES FROM SCALDS Little Rose Willuhn Falls in Tub of Boiling Water; Lingers in Agony 24 Hours. Little Rose Willuhn, 2-ycar-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Willuhn, 4(24 South Thirty-second street, died at the South Omaha hospital early Tuesday morning from injuries suf fered when she stumbled and fell in to a boiler of scalding water at the home Monday morning. The mother was preparing to scrub, and had placed the boiler of boiling water on the floor. As she turned away for a moment to attend to other duties, the child in some manner lost her balance and fell into the water. The child was trribly burned, and was rushed to the hospital with but little hope given for her recovery. The child remained conscious to the last. Funeral arrangements have not been made. CAN'T BEAT "TIZ" WHEN FEET HURT :Tiz" for sore, tired, puf fed-up, aching, calloused feet or corns. "Sure! I un UT erery time for any foot trouble." It: You can be happy-footed in a moment. Use "Tiz" and never suffer with tender, raw, burning, blistered, swollen, tired, aching feet. "Tiz" and only "Tiz" takes the pain and sore ness out of corns, callouses and bun ions. As soon as you put yctf feet in a "Tiz" bath, you just feol the happi ness soaking in. How good your poor, old feet feel. They want to dance for joy. 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