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ROOSEVELT AT CALL
OF HIS COUNTRY
Former President Says Crisis Con
fronts Nation and Strong Man
GREAT TASK FOR CONVENTION
NEW YORK. March 9. Colonet
Theodore Rooeevelt. who in now at
Trinidad. British Went Indies, in a
statement Riven out today, through
the Now York Evening Mall, em
phatically declines to be a candidate
In the primaries of Massachusetts or
nf aiiy other state.
"I wiil not enter into any fight
for the nomination," the colonel
says. "and'I will not permit any fac
tional fight to be made in my be
l.alf. Indeed. I will go further and
pay that it would be a mistake to
nominate me, unless the country has
l:i its mood something of the heroic;
linler, It feels not only like devot
ing itself to ldnl, but to the pur
pose measurably to realize these
Ideals in America.
"This Is one ef tl.ese rsre time which
enrne only t lone Intervals In a na
tion's hltory when ths action determines
t;-p fc of the generation that follow.
fnr?i tim were those from 177S to 178
In the days cf Wsshlnrton, snu from lliU
to IMi. In the days cf Lincoln.
(rest Task for Contentions.
"It Is for us of today to grapple with
the tremendous national and Interna
tl msl problems of our own hour In ths
and with ths ability ahotn by thoso
who Lphc'd the hands of Washington and
Whether ws do cr do not accomplish
this feat will largely depond upon ths
action taken at th republican and pro
gressive national conventions nest Juns.
Nothing Is to be hoped from the present
administration. All that fhejr offer
us Is a choice between degrees of hypoo
rly and degrees of Infamy. But disgust
with the unmanly failure of ths proaent
administration, I believe does not and I
know ought not to mean that the Amer-It-sn
people will vote In a spirit of mere
protest. They ouaht not to, and I be
lieve they will not bo content merely to
change the present administration for one
equally timid, equally vacillating, equally
lacking In vision. In moial Integrity and
la high resolve.
Mast Define HoHcles.
"Wo must clsrlfy and define our
policies. We must show that our belief
In our governmental Ideals it so real that
we wish to make them count In ths
world at large and to make the neces
sary sacrifice In order that they shell
count surely. We of this great republlo
have a contribution to make to the
cause cf humanity and we cannot mako It
unless wa first show that we can secure
prosperity and fair dealing among o.ir
own men and women.
"I believe that In a crisis so grave It Is
Impossible too greatly to magnify the
needs of the country or too atrongty to
dwell on the necessity of minimising and
subordinating the desires of Individuals.
The delegates who go to Chleago will
have It In their power to determine the
character of the administration which
la to do or leave undone the mighty tasks
of the neat four years. That administra
tion can do an Incalculable amont to
make or mar our country's future.
Btraaar Mem Are Needed.
'The men chosen to decide aurh a
question ought not to be politicians cf
average type and parochial outlook, mill
less should they be politicians controlled
by sinister Influences from within or
without. They should be the very best
men that ean be found In our country,
whose one great mission should be to
declare In unequivocal terms for a pro
gram of clean cut, atralght out national
Americanism, In deeds not less then In
words and In Internal and International
matters alike and to choose as a candi
date a man who will not merely stanl
for such a problem before election, but
will resolutely and In good faith put It
through If elected.
Delegates Shaala Be I'apleaaed.
"June la a long way off. Many things
may occur between now and then. It la
utterly Impossible to aay now with any
octree or certainty who should be noml
natod at Chicago. The crying, the vital
need now la that the men who next June
assemble at Chleago for the forty-eight
autes and mingle the vlewe of the
entire eountry ehall act with the aane
and lofty devotion to the Interest of our
nation as a whole, which was shown by
the original continental congress. They
would approach their task unhampered
HIGHER SPATS AND
MORE BUTTONS are two
of the newest features of the
spring outfit. A smart cos
tume of black and white
check flannel seen recently
had a coat with a pointed
circular flounce, a fuller
skirt, and the suit boasted
of sixty buttons. The spats
were twelve inches high.
Portuguese Minister at Berlin Was
Handed His Passports Wednes
GERMANS ARE LEAVING LISBON
-4,4?i .sal' itwIwU Hit tAM MB
by any pledge, except to bring to its ac
complishment every ounce of courage,
Intelligence and Integrity they possess."
To Prerrat the flrlp.
Colds cause Orlp Laxative Bromo
Quinine removes the cause. There Is
only one ,,Bromo Quinine." K. W.
Grove's signature on box. JRc. Adver
HOLDREGE FIREMEN WILL
BUY MOTOR HOSE TRUCK
ItOLDREOE, Neb., March . -(Special.)
Members of the volunteer fire depart
ment of this city have decided to buy a
motor truck for fire fighting purposes.
The truck will carry 1.000 feet of water
hose and a chemical engine, . One-half
the amount 'required to buy this la now
In ths company's treasury. The other
half will either come from the elty or
will be raised by a series of entertainments.
BERLIN', March 9. (By Wireless
to Sayvllle.) Germany declared
war on Portugal at 3: JO o'clock yes
terday afternoon and handed his
passports to the Portugese minister.
"The German government there
fore considers Itself from this time
In war with the Portugese govern
ment," Is the conclusion of a de
claration banded today by the Ger
man minister at Lisbon to the Por
tugese government and in Berlin to
the Portugese minister, a semi-official
Overseas News agency announce
fiermoas f.eavlaar Porfaa-at.
LONDON, March Oerman residents
In Oporto and throughout rortugal have
been advised by their consul to proceed
to Spain Immediately, according to a dis
patch to the Kxchango Telegraph com
pany from Lisbon.
It Is supposed, says the correspondent,
that the diplomats will leave this week,
as a rupture between Oermsny and Port
ugal Is considered Inevitable.
Ktely exhausted, would drop from their
horses, only to tie beaten and prodded
with swords hy Villas officers until they
remounted snd sgsln Joined the column.
'Trom the first 1 knew that Vlllit
Intended to attack Columbus." Mrs.
Wright. "It wss freely discussed by the
men snd the officers, gome of the lat
ter told me that Villa intended to kill ,
every American they could find, 'but they
pointed to me ss an exsmple of their
decision not to hsrm women. Later as
we approached the border from Boca
Urandesi these same officers told me that
Vllls, his rsge growing ss be neared
the boundary had declared he would
make torches of every woman and child, i
as well as every man In Columbus.
Ife Intended.' they said, 'to psy the
whole of the United States end would
be helped by Jspan and Oermany.' Af
Boca Orandes we saw evidence of their
determination. I did not see the three ,
American women named, McKlnney, Cor. '
bett and O'Neill, slain, but I saw of- i
fleers wearing their clothing. That was '
after Villa had sent out twenty men '
to break up the Fslomaa cattle round up j
snd supply the hungry column with
mest ' i
HOLDREGE WILL BE MADE
FREIGHT TRANSFER STATION
HOLDBEOEX Neb., March . (Bpeclal.)
Durllngton officials are considering
making Holdrege a transfer station for
the Sterling division. All freight for the
Sterling division will be unloaded and
reworked here by a night crew, saving
time of the train crew, who now must
unload freight at each atatton from a
number of different cbra. This will mean
a larger freight platform and more
trackage In the Holdrege yards.
FREMONT MAN KILLS SELF
BY DRINKING COAL OIL
FREMONT, Neb., March S.-Bpeclal.)
Nicholas Thede. for forty years In the
employe of the Union Pacific at Fremont,
died at a local hospital following a short
Illness. When Mr. Thede failed to ahow
up at his post as crossing flagman yes
terday morning a messenger waa sent
to his room. He was found In a critical
condition, having drunk coal oil. He was
years of age and a native of Oermany.
WOMAN CAPTIVE OF
VILLA TELLS STORY
(Continued from Page One.)
everything" They took thirteen borseii
and every other animal on the rsnch. I
protestsd to Hervantea again and he said
he would order the flour to be returned,
but the man to whom he gave the order
AH Three Tied t.
"My husband waa taken out to the
gate of the ranch yard and ranch gate
and tied there with Hayden. I went out
with the baby to see him and saw that
they also had made a prisoner of a
Mexican who had been working on the
place. All three tied up. A Mexican
soldier ordered by husband not to talk.
I said to my husband: 'I am sure they
Intend to kill you,' The soldier told ma
to shut up and my husband said he
thought everything -would be all right. It
I went Into the house. He said It waa too
cold for the baby outside. So I went Into
the house, but soon afterward a soldier
came In and said my husband wanted to
see me. When I went out he told me to
leave the baby with the wife of the Mexi
can who had also been taken prisoner.
I did that The soldier and I went out
together after he told me that my hus
band waa at the top of a hill a short
"The soldier told me to mount behind
on his horse. When I refused he put
me on one of the pack mulee taken from
my huaband. I waa suspicious and said
so. 1 thought they Intended to take me
away, but the soldier told me everything
waa all right, but I did not see my hue.
band. When I called he did not answer,"
then I said, 'I am going ' back to my
baby.' . :
Dtawi His were".
"Then the soldier replied. 'We have
given your baby to a Mexican family.
that made me frantic, and I said, 'I am
going right back to my baby,' whereupon
the soldlor drew his sword and declared
If I did he would kill me. I dismounted
from the mule, but he forced me back
and I knew then t waa a prisoner.
"We rode all that night and reached
Jlmlnes, where we made camp for three
hour. Three hour was the longest we
ever stopped In any twenty-four hour
until w reached the Boca tirande river.
"I saw Villa at Jlmlnes, but refused
to talk to me. T,am too busy.' he would
always say. 'Talk to one of my colonels,
that la what they are for.' Throughout
all the nine days I was a prisoner I
slept only In the saddle, or the camp
a little while with my head against a
tree, or stump. The men guarding me
treated me well and one of them told
me that Will' men did not love him
but were ruled entirely by the fear he
had instilled In them. Villa waa pro
tected from assassins throughout' the
march by his officers score of colonels
and by picked body of men known
as ''dorados," who camped and rode by
Water Gives Oat.
Mrs. Wright then told of how the meat
supply and water gve out during the
march northward through the desert reg
ion of Chihuahua and how men. their
tongues swollen, eyes glased and abso
is Withdrawn by
WASHINGTON, March . Senator Mc
Cumber. republican of North Dakota, to
day withdrew his resolution to wain
American cltlxens off armed ships, stat
ing he thought that Americans had been
effectively warned and that the pendency
of his resolution might embarrass dip
"In view of the turn In our Intemt-
tlonsl affaire during the last twenty-four
hours," aald Senator McCumber, "I feel
that seagoing Americana have been as
effectively warned of their perils as
though either the McLemore or the Gore
reaolutlons had been adopted, and con
sidering new proposals tending tower 1
an amicable settlement of the questlond
In controversy, I feel that reopening of
the discussion might be embarrassing and
'The resolution, which waa Introduced
at a time when the president was asking
for an expression of the sentiment of the
senate, should be withdrawn. As It &
concise expression of my views on the
subject. I msy Introduce It again should
the occasion demand, but I hope the con
troversies will be amicably settled."
RASH ON FACE
Developed Into Serious Eruption
That Itched. Caused Annoyance.
Lost Much Sleep.
HEALED BY CUTICURA
SOAP AND OINTMENT
"I was afflicted with a heavy rash on the
lower par of my face which ws caused,
I think, by an overindulgence In sweet.
The affected portion of my face was sore
and Inflamed and the rash developed Into
serious eruption that Itched causing a desire
So scratch my face. I waa also caused
much annoyance and embarrassment and
lost much sleep. .
"The trouble lasted about three weeks
and after trying sulphur remedies, '.
etc., without effect, eoms one recommended
Outlcura Soap and Ointment to me, I'
purchased them and after I used one cake
of Cutlcura Boap and about a half a box of
Outlcura Ointment the trouble disappeared
and 1 was healed." (Signed) Clarence
Bergquist. 7413 Coles Ave., Chicago, I1L,
Sept. 6, 1915,
Sample Each Free by Mail
. With 33-p. Skin Book on request. Ad
dress post-card "Catlsara, Dept. T, Bae
tan." Bold throughout the world.
I MA TINEE DANSANT i
1 a to a p. M.
if JUKI WUIC
New Henskaw Hotel
Instructor and Entertainer
The Fashion Genfer of live Middle Wesl.
Established 1886. j
Friday Will Be
Both in Basement
and on Center Aisle
New spring aprons In
light and dark colored
cambrics, percales and
ginghams, la plain, striped
and dotted effects.
Many different styles to
select from, Including Mld
ny. Work und Cover-all
This Is a bargain festi
val of apparel for house
While Stocks are Complete
TIRES AND SHIRTING
PKRCAIJS: We carry
the well known Punjab
PercaleB, guaranteed fast
colors, light and dark
shades, all new spring pat
terns, in neat stripes,
checks, etc., 12 Mc and 15c
KIMONO AND DRESS
CltEPK: Windsor riisse
and Serpentine Crepes, in
fancy kimono patterns;
also striped and rosebud
designs, 18c and 2to a yd.
A Coat Offering
That Appeals Alike
to the Eye and the Purse
This is a season in which
the sports stylos predomi
nate. The spring fabrics
adapt themselves wonder
fully well to these grace
ful, dashing styles.
Leather, Basket Weaves
In High Colors
$15 to $35
Coats for Motoring, Street
Wear, Golf and Tennis.
All presented in this Fri
day Coat Offering.
Sketched From Stock
Italian Silk Underwear
Friday at a Great Sacrifice
Slightly Soiled from Showing
$1.75, $2.25 Vests and Bloom
ers of fine Italian Silk, just
a few sizes, 91.19.
Hand-embroidered Silk Vests,
in pink and white, $3.00 qual
ity, for $1.59.
Extra Heavy Silk Vests, $3.50 to $4 values, go Friday for $3.4.
The Store for
New Silk Sweaters
are here and the are
New combinations and
weaves that will meet
with your approval.
$7.50 to $15.00
Basement MILLINERY Bargains
for Friday and Saturday
New Trimmed Hate. , Imported
and Domestic Flowers. Fancy
Feathers. Untrimmed Hats.
Never before have we
known Trimmed Hats,
and Fancies to sell for
so little as in this sale.
Untrimmed Shapes, 95c, $1.25, $1.50
Imported and Domestic Flowers, 19c, 23c, 35a
"We trim free of charge in Our Basement Department
AMISKMENTS. AMUSEMENTS. ' AMl'SKMEXTS.
j New Henshaw Hotel j
I Instructors and Entertainer t
(Wednesday and Saturday J !
Phone H enervations D. 1210. t ,S
riday and Saturday, March 10th and 11th
THE EMINENT AMERICAN ACTOR
in An Absorbing Story of Capital vs. Labor, Entitled
"THE PRICE OF POWER"
JUST TO MAKE YOU FORGET "THE HIGH COST OF LIVING."
Roscoe Arbuckle and Mabel Normand
Ilna THOMAS JEFFERSON and Al AT. JOHN, in a magnificently produced
and wonderfully acted feature
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I 1 "HE DID AND HE DIDN'T"
Lincoln, Neb., January 23, 1915.
Mr. W. C. Wilson, President,
Bankers Life Insurance Company,
Dear Sir: I have today received $1,187.81 in full
settlement of my 10-year endowment policy maturing
this day, and I wish to thank you very kindly for your
prompt settlement and considerations shown me.
425 . Sincerely,
MRS. GRACE D. BEDELL.
TEN YEAR ENDOWMENT rOUCY
Matured In the
OUt LINK HANKERS LIFE INSURANCE
of Lincoln, Neb.
Name Grace D. Bedell
Residence Lincoln, Neb.
Amount of Paltry $1,000.00.
Total Premiums Paid Company, t ,002.00
Total cah paid Mrs. Bedell . . 91,187.81
And 10 Years Insurance for Nothing.
Ask the man who owns one of our policies. Have you an agency? Have you a policy?
HOME OFFICE t LINCOLN, NEB.
A picture that almoet makes you cry before you nearly die from unexpected
laughter. Burlesque Drama far more artistic tnan I lie usual run oi ara
matic pictures and a comedy after all.
Don't Overlook the Film Delight of the Season,
DILLIE BURKE in "PEGGY"
MARCH 14th TO 18th, Inclusive
Also Opening Recital of Mammoth Strand Pipe Organ.
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Your mother abandoned
your father, attracted by an
other man, and
Your father's life was ruin
ed, would you go thru life
causing Death, Unhappines3
Kobe- Margarita Fischer was
formerly with the Burwood Stock
Company of Omaha.
FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
-OMAHA'a TXTM CISTta"
Aaota of mm sput-ei's at aiiows
Tiir ernnmun Dl IVTDt ataaloal
int. iinULLmu luiii-iw ruque
bU MU IM tUtHloc till Wtuui ul
THEiTta. Today at stM
The mstiag-alshod American Comedtonae
"THX mBJVTEMATIOir OT A.TTSTT
Tonight and Bat. Matlnoo and Braninc
"THE UAHVO OTEJS OF MJlS. MATT"
Vlffhts, S6o to 1.50; Mats, aso to tl.OO.
Ibm., Wd., Max." 1-1S Mtlna Wed.
Za a Urondiry play of the sea,
"YAjr DEB Dtcm."
THS BBST OF VAl-DBVlIOa.
Pallr MittnM. I U. Hwrr Night. I 1.
Brun WhippU A Wal
ter Huston. JuM
It.:lovan a Marl Lh;
V.'loui lr: Xi
Irt 8talr a Johanr
r- TM Virtu; Orphaum Tral Warklr-
PrlrM: Uailnaa. (allarr. 10o: boat aaatj (at
rat Kallirt a4 SuoAaTI, c. NI(bU. tfc. aw.
fcoc a i&c.
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