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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 4, 1916)
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IS A MAP MAKER I
AND FERN GROWER:
Pcscendant of Napoleon Bonaparte '
tt Home Following; Most Peace
ful Kindt of Pursuits. i
KNOWS ALL ABOUT PLANT LIFE 1
I'AT.IS. 16. S.--rruut Holan.i Hons-I
art. the only rrmlr iiracemlant of the
oldest t'rmirh of th houFf of llnnnjmite j
liRVltit; main frprrspntatlvr s llvins:, nd.
rriKiur.ntly hi-sil of the family aor1-
Id it to the ml" ft prlmogrnlt ure, Is j
tnkinK a modest psrt In the war. Kk
rludod from arilve srrvlre by the laa ft
a tn'mbr of a, family hlii4
li Ixneil over hance. he ru altar-lied In
Hie finality of rlvlllsn auxiliary to the
f oRrn pliU til eettion of the army, and
Imp lu-lped dlrr-rt tlie makinf of mil
lion of map the field force have re
quired. "I should have been slad to flsht for
Franr In the field," prime KoJand paid
to a reprraentatlve of the stssoclsted
i re, "and I would have served dlain
tf reptedly." he addi-d, "I have no Im
lrlnl ambitions and no other dealre
than to aerve a ! ran the cause of my
country and the Intereata of science."
phyalrally. I'tlnoe Knland recalls but
fi-ebly hla famous uncle, "The l.lttle Cor
poral." Hf la all feet tall and la built
In proportion: what la characterful! ally
Honaparte about htm la hla untiring
enra:T, til t'oralcan complexion and a
noae, that would look like Napoleon'a had
It no muptachc under It,
llertlaa f Ferae.
"He o kind as to be. seated," he aafl
to tha correspondent, pointing to an arm
chair In which Napoleon tha first sat
when at work In hi atudy. It atood In
front of ona of Napoleon'a desks, on
which wara pllea of arlentlflc hooka and
documents, imoni them a ropy of hla
la teat ptihllratlon, laatied alnce the war
haran. treating tha 94 rroupa of fern a,
amon which are thirty-five new aperlea
and tweivtjr-four hitherto unknown forma
of old snwcles. , Theae Intaat tllaeoveriea
bring the. prince' collection of ferna alone
tip to about jsj.noo different rarletlea; hla
botanical collartlon -wltojtsther. comprises
between ann.fli and l,n,000 specimens.
'Yea, I suppose J am really the head of
tha houae of Bonanarre," he replied to the
correspondent's iiueatlon, "but It doean'l
matter much since eniplrea and emperora
hare very little Intereat for me; and there
ha been a wonderful advantage In not
bflng an emperor, nor even a pretender.
1 have, gotten out of life a wondorTur lot'
of fun and profit that I would never
hare known had I heen an emperor. I
have climbed tha Alpa IV) time; Napoleon
'did It hut once, and then H waa. neither
for pleasure nor arlentlflc reaearch, hut
with the rraponalblllty of a forthcoming
military campaign on hi mind.
"Pretending to the Imperial sceptre la
ueeleaa anyway,' aaaerted the prince,
"alnce the Honapartlat doctrine la the
Receives Maay (altera.
The prince live on the Avenue l'lna,
in a modern apacloua nianalon big enough
;to be called a palace, but resembling more
the quarter of an Imimrtant public InHtl
tution or a well ordered commercial en
terprise. There Is an air of 'liualneaa all
about tha place. In addition to the mil
lion and more of natural history apocl
mens, an catalogued and dracrlhed In
volumlnoua publications, there la a library
of S0.0fl0 sclentifla work which the prince
put to considerable use, Judging from the
volume lying about on the floor, on the
chairs ant) on the desk of hla own atudy,
which adjoins a chamber where he alttepn
In the lied Napoleon occupied at'Klba,
There the prince recelvea with about the
same hospitality as that ot congenial
country gentleman, who doesn't see dot
ma of caller every day and la really
glad you came.
When Trtnce Roland wa eicluded from
the army Just after graduating from
Halnt Cyr. he turned to the study of the
human race under the eminent anthro
pologist. Ir. rioca. He has since seen
nearly every speclman of humanity on Its
native aoll. The toolngy of the ana.
Botany, geology, geography, glacier and
aviation subsequently occupied hla atten
tion In turn and furnished him with the
material for eighty different aclentlflo
worke. Some of Prince Itoland a dis
coveries in plant life have been of great
value to the aclentlflo world, aa confirm
ing the theory of the existence of an
ancient continent In the Pacific compris
ing part of South America, .Australia.
Madagascar and India. He found apeel
mena of the same varletlea of fern In all
T l'HMefl States Twice.
Prince Roland haa very agreeable recol
lection of two vial l to the United Htate.
In the course of which he studied the
country thoroughly. He talka with aa
familiar a knowledge of Unroln and Lee
a of French statesmen and soldier. The
latter he admires a the greatest of Amer
ican general and one of the most admir
able strategists In history.
I have many highly esteemed friends
In America," he said, "some of them are
personally unknown friends, like William
K. Maxon of the Smithsonian Institute
and aw gloason of Bronx park, who sent
m specimens of fern that Tnae valuable
additions to my collection.
What appealed to him most waa the re
markable development American Univer
sities and the means for aciantific r.
"America la doing wonders In scientific
reaearch." he said. "You are devoting
more money to h than any other nation
and science haa now gone so deeply Into
tha mysteries of nature that much money
la required for further researches; Amer
ica will one day lead the world. The
war Interrupted a great deal of scUn
tiflc work, but you see I am continuing "
"When a nation imnto war," he said,
however, "It aliould vtago war to the
limit and when the adversary resorts to
methods not countenanced by ussge or
by the common rules of humanity, he
should be paid in kind. I have no rrlil
ciem to make on the policy fulot.t.d by
the l ulled States; It has occurred to me.
however, that President Wilson la a pn
dlgtous note writer." '
Thlaka W lleoa WHter.
Prince Roland lVnaparte 1 president
of the (leographical society and a 1 ,?m-U-r
of the French Institute;, honor ha
esteems quite aa highly as hi title of
prince imperial, which lie has not always
iwn entitled to. lucln Iionaparte, hla
grandfather, was excluded with bis fam
ily by Napoleon from th Imperial suc
cession, because of divergencies of matri
monial views. nurlr.g the hundred dk
I.uclen was restored to hla family rights
In recognition for the service he rendered
Napoleon. Napoleoo 111. however, modi
fied the- decision of Najoleoo I. and
though J. dvscrndi-d from a Junior branch
t?f the tuiiprle fmjnily, class Luck-p a
descendants among the Vil'H' Family.'"
Hedan having cancelled this imperial de
free, Itoland Bonaparte h since' been
n:ojnlil pnnr imperial, the same
aa prince Victor, the pretender who des
rend from the younicrr branch, that of
Jerotne. wiiO.su king of Westphalia.
20,000 California Violet
15c a Bunch of 50
Fine fresh cut Carnations, all colors, 39c doxen.
Largs assortment of Spring Flowers at very unusual
Potted Hyacinths In all colors, Saturday, at 19c
Leather Bags, $1.00 and $1.98
Some New Arrivals In Leather Bsgs, fancy silk
lined; newest designs. A complete
line, at $1.00 "
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f U83V Willow" Handkerchiefs
Shown and Sold Here Exclusively in Omaha
The New Pussy Willow and Silk Crepe Handker
chiefs In all new colors; fsney rolled edges; sm
broldsrsd corners and Imitation Armenian QCw
lace edges. Each
1,000 Oozsn Sample Handkerchiefs
worth 12'iC to 25c, at
Women'a Fancy Embroidered Comer Handker
chiefs In colored and white- Come Point Venice lace
edges. Also men's Sample Handkerchiefs at the
Great Offerings of Apparel For Women and Misses
to Make A Memorable Saturday
Kvrry offering is an opportunity a most unusual opportunity to purchase the right styles at the right prices,
and every woman who appreciates the up-to-the-minute snap and go which these garments possess will buy in a
jiffy. Saturday will be a great Day in the Apparel stores.
Smart Tailor-Mades at $35.00
For Women and Misses
Several new models just received, showing many of the very
latest and smartest innovations for the coming season's wear. The
nifty flared box coats, the smart belted Russian flared coats; skirts
f -tS Wl,n wule 11111 cul forming eneciive rippies.
J-y Hueh materials as the beautiful Velour Checks, Poire Twills,
, I '. Gabardines, Whipcords, Poplins, etc. Kvery practical, new and
I . r. m A.e v.v .as
Interesting apriog lop toats tor VYorneB and Misses
$10.00, $15.00, $19.00, $25.00
Of all spring garments, the top coats promise to be th most de
sirable. Every ocension is going to demand a wrap of some kind
auto, sport, storm, dress and outing. Every good short or long
model, in a wide variety of materials.
High Class Novelty Suits, $25.00
Some of the smartest of foreign models have been copied and
reproduced to make the wonderful possibilities for style and price
that are found in this group.
Colors that will figure so mueh this season are the new Bay
Leaf, Hague and Belgian Blues, Grays, Tans, Navy and Black and
White Checks. A wide range of materials give an assurance of
your most desired cloth. Sizes for misses and women.
Silk Dresses ftr Afternoon, Bridge and Formal Affairs
$19.00, $25.00, $35.00
A moro beautiful assortment or greater variety of these fetch
ing and practical dresses has never been shown. Regardless of the
occasion, we will be able to supply your want.
Taffetas, Gros de Londre, Poplin, Chiffon, Charmeuse, Crepe
Meteor and Crepe de Chine. Women's and misses' sizes.
Girls' School and Dress Coats
Dandy little girlish top coats in good serviceable tweeds,
serges, mixtures and checks. The nobby sport effects with the
big pockets and wide belts.
$3.98, $5.00, $6.98 and $10.00
Girls' New Confirmation and Graduation Dresses
Dainty new white filmy dresses of organdie, voile, lawn, etc.,
with beautiful fine embroideries and laces; fine tucking, pretty
$3.98, $5, $7.50, $10 to $22.50
Three Remprkible Offerings
Crepe de Chine Camisoles,
trimmed with val Insertions and
ribbon run; flesn
Gowrs trimmed with dainty yokes of
embroidery and laces, made of good
quality lingerie cloth; cut full and
long; set-In or kimono sleeves.,
Sleeve Oorset Covers, made of sheer
lingerie cloth and trimmed with Ger
man val lace and embroidery tZf
Insertions. All tlzei OUC
Gray Hair Goods
In a Sale
Natural Wavy Gray Switches,
Natural Wavy Gray Switches,
24 Inches long. Reg- d0 Cf
ular 17.00 quality. , P.iJU
Natural" Wavy Gray
Switches, 110 quality..
Gray Transformations, all
shades eicept white. Regular
price $8.00, sale
H air dr easing t Mani
ingf Children' s
Haircut ting a Spe
ments by Phone.
A Sale of Imported Blouses
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One of the most charming groups of Waists we have ever had to show will
he on view here or. Saturday. Dainty, hand made types from abroad with
all the ear marks which the deft fingers of foreign artists know how to im
part. This is the sale that hundreds of women have been waiting for the
most critical follower of FaShion will admire and want these.
300 Handmade Lingerie Blouses
Hand tucked and embroidered
Values to $10.00-
150 Dressy Georgette, Crepe
de Chine and Chiffon Blouses
. Values to $25.00
The colorings and styles of these blouses are exquisite. See our windows.
As the quantity of these blouses is limited, come early Saturday.
Suits for Boys
Splendid Velour Fabric Suits,
medium weight, with Two Pair
of Full Lined do QE
Pants 0)f O
'They come In light gray, dark
gray, brown and blue, in the
new neat stripe effects. Splen-'
did spring model with three
patch pockets, plain front, fancy
pleated back; new three-piece
detachable belt on coat. Both
pair of pants are fully lined, belt
loops and watch pocket Plenty
of every alte. .
A Sale of Knee Pants'
Odd salt Knickerbockers that
are worth double and even more.
Tweeds, Casslmeres,' Cheviots
and Worsteds; all fully lined.
Match yonr boy'B old suit with
a pair of these. All ages, to 17
years. In one lot. 65 C
Here's Exceptional Hose Offers
rOK MKN, WOMEN, HOYS AND iIRLH.
Women's Pure Dye Thread Silk Hosiery,
all colors, plain and fancy; embroidered silk
rlocka and iiistepa, stripes and many other
fancy designs. All full fashioned, high Rpliced
heels 'and toes with double aoles and wide'
double garter tops. Regular sizes, Q
flare tops and outsizes. $1 qlty., pr... OIC
Women's Silk Thread and Fiber Hose, black, white
and colors. Seamless and full fashioned. Double
heels and toes and elastic garter .tops. or
50c quality, special, pair OOC
Men's Fiber Silk Hose, seamless. Black, white and
colors. Some with fancy clocks, others OC
'plain; double heels, toes and soles. Pair. . .. a3 C
We are exclusive Omaha agents for tbe "No Mend
Brand" Hosiery for Boys BCd Girls all sites from 6
to 10. Mercerized and plain lisle. Fine ribbed for
girls, with double knees, hepls and toes, all-linen
splicing. AIho boys' hose In medium and nr
heavy weights. Pair .wOC
Knit UnderwearUnusual Offering
Women's Union Suits, fine littles and rottons,
"Cumfy-Cut." Crochet, beading and French band
tops; cuff and umbrella knees. Qf"
Worth to 59c OOC
The First Peep at the Newest Silver and Bronze Hats
"Joseph" of Fifth Avenue,
New York- is responsible for
these charming styles, to meet the
increasing demand of matching
Hats with Shoes. These are cop
ies of the originals, however, made
in our own work rooms which en
ables us to fell them at a very
Trimmings include peacock
beard, mixed with tied ostrich
pompons, fitted top facings or
faced under. Others with link
chain ornament (brand new).
(China split straw or lizere for
tailored models) or real horsehair
in dressy styles.
China split, or as It is sometimes
called, Llsere, a smooth and very
shiny straw seems to be favored In
both the small turban, mushroom,
pokes and the large droop or straight
brim sailors for this season. We have
a wonderful assortment In black,
beige, pearl gray, navy, brown and
$2.50 to $5.00
Clre Flowers and Fruits, such as
grapes, currants, cherries, etc., are
shown in great profusion on a num
ber of new models, while curled quills
and Imitation paradise and goura ef
fects in gray, black, navy and brown,
are well thought of for tailored mod
els. We have wonderful assortments
of all the wanted trimmings
39c, 69c, 98c and up
Drugs and Toilet Articles
At prices that no one can afford to ignore.
These are staple needs in every household.
Msdsni Tsl.'s Tooth
Powder, le sis.
OntTM Tooth Powdr,
Java, Rtcs Fsc. Powdsr,
Ida Ma? Fac. P.wdsr,
2&c also, box ,
Madam Ins. ball's Talcuaa
Powtisr, !&c slss, box...!
Pond's Cold Cream, Sio
Aubrr Sisters' Compact
Meloros. Beaut Cream,
o sis. bx
House. tOc Bis.
Kirk's Jsp Rose Soap.
special, the cake
Pur. Castile Soap, 1-ls.
Armour's Luxor Rouse.
Sloan's Liniment. 10c
Jar, Saturday . . .
Hays- Hair Hsaltk. I fro
Horllck's Malted Gty CQ
Milk, hospital slse...'fc..Q?
Jap Ross Talcum Pww- 11.
der. special, can I w
Rubber She. tins. II In. OQ
wide, rard -30
VelTet Powder Puffs,
regular Ito value. . ...
Melba Pac Pwwder, ffto OQ
sis. box WO
4711 Toilet Water,
Johnson s Floor Wax. nn.
Liquid Vrneer, loa sis. OQi
Polly Prim Floor OH. CQn
Fels Nsptha Soap, spa- OQn
clal. 1. bars for OOO
Wlsard Floor slop.
Specials in the China
f,,yt. ..rftid, fancy plateau
Cut 'Glass Water Sets, rich,
brilliant floral cutting. Pitcher,
six tumblers and C?l QC
fancy plateau. Set.
inner Sets, Johnson
sh porcelain, hand-
N- "-'tjTTZZZ sotnely decorated with pold, on
the new' Derby
4MK W shape. Set.
Aluminum Kettles, with cover; 3-quart size.
Sale price, each ,.
(liiernscy Kaiuikins or ( ustard t ups, brown with . A
white porcelain lining. Kadi.
The Delicious Nut Divini
ty, full of chopped Q C
nuts, pound sCiOC
Cream Dipped Brazil
llome-Made Cream Dip
ped Cocoauut Kisses, vanilla,
strawberry and 1
chocolate; lb IOC
Old Fashioned Mack
Walnut Taffy, 9 j?
Fresh Maple Confections
Those Delicious. Creamy
PonipeUn Chocolate Hitter
8weeis and Swiss Style- Milk
Chocolates, nut and QQ
fruit renters. Lb. box.jbaC
(iood papers-for kitchens
and bedrooms. Eegu- O
lar "c grade, roll....OC
Charming New Bedroom
Papers, with cut borders
and binders. Regular 15c
ST: T::. 8V2C
Parlor, Dining Room and
Store Papers, a wide selec
tion to choose from, with 9
and 18-iiuh borders to
match. Worth to 1
10c, ape., roll... O 2C
Varnished Gold Papers,
suitable for living rooms,
library and reception halls.
Worth to 20c, special Sat
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