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    THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, MAY 25, 1914.
T D UTC ATH GUI V X P R I W ! daughter had not eljpl with th young
li lit ilia XJUU UJJU1 nUIUH Virginian, Mark Morton, head of
To All Appearances He Is as Vigor
ous as When He Went Away.
Politlcnl Ontlook In etr York find
Ohio Considered nt War Coun
cil irllh Rnrflrld nntl
OV8TER CAT. X. V.i May -To ail
appearance today Theodore Hooeevclt
had recovered entirely from the effects
of his trip Into the South American Inn
Kits. Fle da vii at SKamor Hill have
brought hack Ills full measure of strength
find chased away the line which fur
rowed his face when he returned.
As he. sat on the broad veranda of his
home on the crown of the hill today,
looking over tha tofts of the trees below
the bay, he appeared to be as fit' phys
ically as before he went away. There
are a, few. more Bra' hairs In his mus
tache and his weight hna been reduced
considerably; otherwise there were no
flgns of change In his appearance from
the day he set forth for the southern
Ilnlila War Council.
When Colonel Roosevelt returned to
this country some concern was folt an to
his condition, and a period of rest was
prescribed. Ho protested that he wanteJ
to obey Instructions, but the fact was
that he seldom had been aa busy as at
the present time. He found time today to
take a Ionic walk across the country with
Mrs. Roosevelt. The remainder of the
day was given to & long council of war
with a few of his assistants and to work
with his stenographer.
Tha political outlook In New York and
Ohio na taken up today. Plans for a
vigorous campaign In New York state
were outlined. Much of Colonel Hoosevelt's
time and energies are to be directed to tho
fight In this state, which Is expected to
give one of ther severest tests of tho
strength of the new party. Theodora Doug
las 'Robinson, chairman of the state com
mittee, and Regis II. Post, forrrrar gov
ernor of Porto lllco, who was ono of tho
pioneers In this state In the formation
of the party, spent several hours at Sag
amore Hill. With them were James It.
Garfield of Cleveland, secretary of the In
terior under President Roosevelt, and
Arthur I Oarford of Klyrla, both active
In party affairs In Ohio.
Not to rtn n for Governor.
So far as could be learned the proposal
that Colonel Roosevelt accept the pro
gressive nomination for governor of New
York was not brought up. Although the
former president has been urged by some
of his assistants to consider the pro
posal, it can bo stated authoritatively
that he can forsee no contingency in
which he would give the matter serious
Colonel Roosevelt would nay nothing to
indicate that the stato ticket had been
discussed today. It Is understood, how
ever, that Oscar S. Strauss, who was the
progressive candidate for governor two
years ago, has been brought forward as
a possible candidate this year for United
States senator.
For the candidate for governor" several
names have been mentioned. They In
clude Frederick M. Davenport, former
stato senator and candidate in 1912 for
lieutenant governor! William H. Hotch
kiss, former superintendent of Insur
ance, and Balnbridse Colby, New York
lawyer and one of the most active pro-
gresalvo campaigners in 1912.
Western Cold Storage company. Is said
to have boarded a train for his ranch m
Nebraska to seek rest from the worr e
caused by his daughter's "runaway "
Reasons for parentis! objection to the
young woman's eastern trip and for the
frantic efforts of relative and friend
who tried and failed to Intercept her dre
still a mystery. Mies Morton could not
be reached last night In the Virginia city.
Fellow Prisoner of.
Silliman at Saltillo
Tells of Experiences
WASHINGTON, May 24. Vice Consul
John Silliman, the cause of siich pro
longed anxiety on account of his dlsap-ix-arance
at Saltillo, remained at Mexico
City today, recuperating from the hard
ships of the trip from Saltillo, and ex
pecting to depart for Vera Crux Monday,
According to reports reaching the Stste
One of his fellow prisoners In the
Saltillo jail, Dr. Franklin Moore, called
at the Stato department today and told
of his experiences. Mr, Moore was a
practicing physician of twenty years
standing In Saltillo. He said tranquility
had prevailed there all through tho earlier
phae of the revolutionary movement,
until April 23 n telegram signed "Victor
land Ituerta" wss received from the capl
tol, stating American warships w'ere bom
barding Vera Crlis. Immediately follow
ing tho signature were the words "Hang
all Americans," presumably added by ths
telegraph operator.
Messages from the civil governor sum
moned all Americans in Saltillo to head
quarters. Tho doctor excused hlmstlt
from the patient he was attending, with
a promise to return In a fow minutes,
nut li waa fifteen' days before he was
agnln at liberty. He was first placed In a
cell thfeo feet by seven feet for twenty-
four hours, but tho following day he was
admitted to a large room where all the
American prisoners were gathered, In
cluding Vice Consul Silliman. They wers
treated fairly well and were released onlj
after they had Jointly signed a statement
reciting that they had simply been de
tained to ensuro their protection against
violence Ht the 'hands of the people, Silli
man, however, was held after the1 others
left, on the charge that he was a spy.
Omaha Good Roads
Boosters Will Visit .
Thirty State Towns
Thirty Nebraska cltbtt will be visited
by tire Oimhana on tHe.Qoqd Roads run
which Is to bo held on Jun S and .6. The
run will ba by automobile and thirty-five
representative business men of the city.
have made arrangements to make the
trip. The run starts Thursday evenliur.
whan the Omahans will Journey to -Urn
coin before starting In earnest the follow-;
leg jnorning, The itinerary ts-as lollops:
Leave Omaha ft jx in.: arrrve Ashland
b.jw isuppen; arrive Lincoln :io p. m.
Leave Lincoln 7; a. m,
Arrive emerald, six miles, 8rf0 a. m.
stop 6 minutes.
Arrive Pleasantdale, ten mile, 8:30 s
m.. stoD 10 minutes.
Arrive Mllford, seven, miles, 9:00 a. m.J
stop IB minutes.
Arrtvo Ruby, five miles, 3:30 a. m.J atop.
Arrive Seward, five1 miles, 9:&0 a. m,;
stop 40 minutes.
Arrive Tamora, seven miles, 10 $0 a. m.:
stop, 10 minutes.
Arrive, Goehner, five miles, 11:15 a. m.,
stop 10 minutes.
Arrive Reaver Crossing,, seven miles,
Arrrlve Friend li:S0 p. in. (lunch): Mori
Arrive Dorchester, nine miles, 2:0) p.,m.;
stop 10 minutes.
Arrive Crete, ten miles, 2:10 p. m.; stop
w minuici. .
Arrlvo Sh&stak, five miles, 3:90 p, m.
stop S minutes,
Arrive wiiocr, live mues. sits p. m.;
stoD 20 minutes.
Arrive DeWttt, seven miles, 4:15 p. m.;
Arrive Beatrice, thirteen miles, 6:30 p,
m., (Remain over night).
Leave Beatrice 7:30 a. m.
Arrive Filler, thirteen miles. S:10 a. m.
atop 10 minutes.
Arrive Crab Orchard, nine miles, S:M a.
m., siop iv minutes.
Arrive Vesta, seven milts,- tM a. m
LtOD a minute.
Arrive Tecumseh. eight miles. 9:ifi a. m.i
top ju minutes.
Arrive Graf, eight miles. 10:0 a. .
top ip minutes.
Arrive Johnson, six miles, 11:10 a. :
stop 10 minutes.
Arrive Honrs, lour mues, 11 ; a. m.
siop o minutes.
Arrive Auburn, five miles, 110 a. 1
StoD one hour (lunch).
Arrive Julian, ten miles, 1:30 p. m.: stop
10 mlnutfia.
Arrive Nebraska City, twelve miles, 2:30
p. m.; stop 40 minutes.
Arrtv Union, fifteen miles, l:U p. m.j
nop iv minutes.
Arrive Murray, eight miles, 4t2S, p. m.
atop 10 minutes.
Arrive riausmouw, nine mues, a. 10 p.
iu-. nop w minutes.
Arrive Omaha 6.30 p. m.
notified by her sister of her husband's
death she collapsed, but was Inter able
to Journey tb the coroner's where her hus
band's body had been taken. Wallace Is
reported to be very low at tho Swedish
Mission hospital, with but slight chances
for recovery. II. Beam, conductor of the
street car declared that he had no Inkling
of the accident until the car was brought
to a sudden stop.
ai inirteeriui ana uorcas streets a
northbound Benson car loaded with pas
sengen, vhose crew, oonslsted of Motor
man O. Ferrll, S024 South Twenty-fourth
street, nnd Conductor E. r. Wright, 181H
Bprlng street, ytiLt, struck., from the' rear
by an empty special Krjig.park car, .whloh
had turned from Vinton street onto Thir
teenth street. The brake on the lattor
refused to work and the car, coasting at
a high rate of speed down the grado on
that throughfare crashed with consider
able force Into the car ahead.
Motormun C. K. Hansen, 3123 South
Twenty-second street, of the Krug park
car avoided a very serious affair by keep
ing (he gong sounding loudly, nnd warn
Ing tho Benson crew'who opened tip tlIr
power Just before the two cars mot, thus
lessening the shock.
Hansen and his conductor. J. D. Lack.
ard, 321714 South Twenty-fourth street,
are both comparatively new men with
the company. Besides those Injured In
tho above list about 'ten people were cut
by flying glass .or bruised from the sud.
den Impact- Those hurt were removed
to their homes after receiving the atten
tions of ths police surgeons.
Helen Morton Not
Wedded to
CHICAGO. May 2l.-(Special )-What
was at first thought to be an elopement
of Miss Helen Morton, daughter of Mark
Morton and granddaughter of the late J
Sterling Morton, has been shown by the
young woman's relatives to have been
trip east, resulting In her buying an old
Virginia homestead adjoining that of
Clay Balloy, a young man who recently
was her guest at the Morton home In
Lake Forest
This waa given aa the answer to the
mystery surrounding the young soclsty
girl's sudden disappearance Wednesday
night She was located yesterday at
Pelaplsne, Va., at the nome of one of
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requisition waa to come up yesterday
and Hansen did not appear.
Mr,. Lynch, who Is from Kansas City.
with Frank Murphy, an Omaha detec
tive. Is stopping at the Jefferson hotel.
"Ths democrats arc In power In the
city and the republicans In the county,"
Mr. Lynch said. "The Independent ele
ment has been trying to shako up both
city and county and get control. The
Burns detective agency waa hired. The
the Information leaked out. Pick ard and
Hansen opened offices In the Brandels
Theater building and Installed a dicta
phone. The opposition also installed one
and secured enough information to send
both Burns men to the penitentiary. The
Burns agents were at work five months.
"Frank Best, another county commls-
sloner. was approached on the smoke
consumer proposition and all the. con
veraatlon took place where both dicta
phones were working."
Pickard was arraigned before Justlco
Charles H. Clark late this afternoon on
fugitive warrant and his bond placed
at w,too. He was unable to furnish It,
The hearing was set for Friday. Frank
Murphy, a detective, la awaiting requl
sltlon papers on which to take Pickard
back to Omaha.
John A. Gustafson. manager of the
uurns agency In Kansas City, denied to.
night that Plokard waa connected with
nis agency.
T . . . .
never neara or ncicard until to
night, afed if he waa one of our men he
would have called upon me for assist
ance," Mr. Qustafson said. 'The Chi
cago oince may be worklnc on the
Omaha case, but I have not heard any-
ining aoout it. If the Burns agenoy Is
handling It I should be Informed and I
may near something tomorrow."
COLUMBUS. O., May 24.J-OhIo State
yesterday won the track meet in which
nine Ohio universities and colleges com
peted. The Ohio Stato athletes scored
sixty points. Oberlln was second with
forty-nine, Case third with twelve and
Cincinnati fourth with ten. Two, state
records were broken. Harvey of Oberlln
clearing the bar at 6 feet 1H inches in the
high Jump and Kessler of Ohio State
making U feet t Inches in the pole vault
(ttrenuthrna WrnU Kltlnna.
Electric Bitters will more than urpr!
ynj micr ins iirsi nam. tir Ktti
Mr Ballee friends, Mrs. Frank Neer, Jr. today. Safe and sure. Mo and 1 All
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