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CHINA TO ASK FOR
San Francisco, Jan. 1. The re
turn of priceless ancient bronze
astronomical instruments stolen
from the Chinese imperial observa
tory by German troops during the
Boxer uprising, is to be asked by the
Chinese government at the Ver
sailles peace conference, Dr. W. V.
Willoughby, an adviser of that gov
ernment, announced here today.
New York, Jan. 1. Gifts selected
by Lady Ueatty, wife of the admiral
of the British grand fleet, went to
American children today instead of
to Scotch boys and girls, as the
donors, the crew of the battleship
N'ew York, had expected.
The New York came home in time
t i hold a New Year's celebration
in this harbor instead of a Christ
mas one in a Scotch port. Poor
children, many of whose fathers had
sacrificed their lives for their coun
try, were guests of the crew aboard
the battleship. The tars contributed
$2,500 of their savings to pay for the
T PLACE OF HIS BIRTH.
Paris, Jan. 1. Premier Clemen
ccau, who has labored incessantly
since he took office 13 months ago,
is taking a rest at Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Lavendee, where he was
born 78 years ago.
IN OLD TIME FASHION.
London, Jan. 1. Evidence that
the war is ended came again tonight
in the London celebration of the
passing of the old year.
The traditional gathering of
Scotchmen before St. Paul's cathe
dral took place with wassail and
native songs. For the last four years
the sadness of war precluded this
celebration, but tonight this old cus
tom was renewed with enthusiasm.
The streets surrounding St. Pauls
were filled with Scotchmen before
midnight, They sang "Auld Lang
Syne," and exchanged greetings
while chimes, silent since the out
break of the war, rang in the new
WILL RENEW CRUSADE
Chicago, Jan. 1. Miss Lucy
Page Gaston, opponent of cigarets,
lias sent her resignation to the di
rectors of the Anti-Cigarct League
of America, which she founded De
cember 19, 1899, and of which she
lias been the active director. Fric
tion within the society was said to
have caused her action, but she an
nounced plans to organize a federa
tion of religious, fraternal , and other
societies to carry out her ideas.
"The war is over now, and the cig
eret is once, more apoisonA.sad
, She said she had personally prose
cuted 1.000 cases against dealers
who sold to minors.
NEW YEAR "BONE DRY."
Tampa, Fla., Jan. 1. The entire
state of Florida became "dry" at
midnight last night with the taking
effect of the recently adopted amend
ment to the state constitution mak
ing sale, manufacture or transpor
tation of liquor, wines or beer, ille
gal and providing heavy penalties
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THANKED BY PERSHING.
New York, Jan. 1. Gratitude
for the work done in France by the
Salvation Army war relief service
fca expressed in a New Year's ca
ble message from General Pershing,
Received " today by Commander
"We feel deep gratitude," the mes
uge said, "for the enormous con
tribution which the Salvation Army
das made to the moral and physical
hclfaie of this expedition, and all
lanks join me in sending heartiest
t.reetings and cordial best wishes
or the new year."
STRIKE TSES UP
Sixteen Hundred. Men Go Out
to Secure Wage Increase;
Not a Street Car is
Milwaukee, Wis, Jan. 1. Not a
ftreet car is moving in Milwaukee
today, the result of a suspension' of
tork by about 1,600 motormen and
kmductors, following the failure of
lie Milwaukee Electric Railway and
Light company to grant an increase
The new scale demanded ranges
torn 39 to 46 cents an hour, the old
ne being 35 to 42 cents.
Three Are Killed When
Train Carrying Troops
Leaves Rails in Canada
Quebec, Jan. 1. Three men were
I. lied and 55 injured, some seriously.
hen a troop train bound from Hali
kx to Toronto with returning sol
liers, was derailed near Edmunston,
in the National Transcontinental
Railway yesterday. A heavy bliz
lard is raging there and with many
Hires down it was difficult to get re
ports from the scene of the accident.
One car of the train was said to
lave been completely overturned
nd nine others derailed. Nothing
)s I. own here of the cause of the
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PIP CI rrTlN'i;- Lawyers Hold
UIU I LLL I,
iff big Jobs on Legal Staff
Of the War Department
Judge Advocates Headed by Major General Crowder,
Formerly of Fort Crook ; State, Especially Omaha,
Furnishes Large Corps of Men to Administer
Military Justice in Washington. '
Secretary Daniels Explains to
House Committee Plans
to Keep Navy "Fit
and on Its Toes."
Washington, Jan. 1. To keep the
navy "fit and on its toes," two great
fleets, one based on the Pacific coast
and the, other on the Atlantic coast,
will be established by next summer
with war games and joint maneuvers
as a part of the regular- program
Secretary Daniels, explaining his
plans to the house naval committee
today, said that after every war
there is a tendency for the navy to
retrograde and that the fleet division
has been determined upon to prevent
any slump. The plan, he said, had
received the ' enthusiastic endorse
ment" of Admiral S. Benson, chief of
operations, who is now in Europe
with the peace delegation.
Rivalry Between Fleets.
"An admiral who can stay lopg
enough to stir up ambition," will be
placed in command of each fleet. Mr.
Daniels said, and all officers will be
kept on their s'hips for two years.
In effect, the secretary added, there
will be a war between the Atlantic
and Pacific fleets, "which will so
stimulate their keenness that it will
make the men feel they are- in ac
tual war." , '
Mr. Daniels did not indicate to
the cojnmittee how many ships will
be in each fleet. 'It is assumed, how
ever, that there will be an equal dis
tribution of the ships, most of which
heretofore have- been kept on - the
Atlantic coast. During joint maneu
vers, the combined fleet will visit
each coast so as to give the people
on the Atlantic and Pacific sea
board's an opportunity to see the full
naval force, i
Submarine Bases Retained.
Mr. Daniels also told the commit
tee that duripg peace times the sub
marine bases at San Diego. Cal.; Key
West, Fla., and New London, Conn.,
and the air defense stations at San
Diego and Pensacola, Fla., will be
retained. The principal training
stations for seamen in the east will
be at Chicago, Hampton Roads and
Newport, R. I.
Secretary Daniels and Admiral
Benson plan to visit the Pacific coast
next summer to study condition
there with a view to recommending
extension of navy yards. In this
connection, the secretary recom
mendcdVthat congress wait until its
next session before providing funds
for additions to the yards as the
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Washington, Jan. 1. (Special to
The Bee.) Nebraska, and particu
larly Omaha, has had an unusual
representation on the legal staff of
the War department during the
world war. Maj.-Gen. Enoch H.
Crowder, the judge advocate gen
e:al of the army, although not a
Nebraskan by birth, spent several
years in Omaha in the '90s as judge
advocate of the Department of the
Platte. He has many friends there
and still regards Omaha as his for
General Crowder is known to all
Americans as provost marshal gen
eral because of his leadership in ex
ecuting the selective service law
which produced the great unified
an::y of the United States. As
judge advocate general he has been
the official legal advisor to the sec
retary of war, chief of staff. War
depattment and the military estab
lishment. He has passed upon the
legal correctness of all military ad
ministration, disciplinary action and
matters affecting the rights and re
lations of the personnel of the army.
He has also been the head of the
mil i I ary judiciary.
Executive Officers Nebraskans.
The administration of military
justice and military procedure is
safeguarded by law and the theory
has been that no soldier should be
punished except according to law.
Sentences awarded by general
courts-martial are not effective until
approved by a superior commander
who has on his staff as legal ad
visor an officer of the judge advo
cate general's department. This of
ficer supervises disciplinary action
in the first instance, and the Office
of the judge advocate general exer
cises a supervisory power similar to
a court of error. It is, in short, a
court of last resort to which general
courts-martial 'records are referred
The acting judge advocate gen
eral, Brig. Gen. Samuel T. Ansel!.
(Continued on Vuge Hirer, Column Two.)
present plants- can care
fleets for some time.
Legal Test of Express
Rates is to Be Made on
Supreme Court Order
Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 1. By putting
into effect express charges ordered
by the federal railroad administra
tion, the American Railway Express
company in this state today elected
to show cause before the Nebraska
supreme court by January 10 why a
schedule of rates on intrastate busi
ness promulgated by the Nebraska
railway commission should not be
adopted. The supreme court yester-.
day ordered the company to adof
the commission's rates, which ar;
lower than the federal charges, or
show reason for not doing "so: The
commission expects the supreme
court to pass opinion on the ques
tion as to whether the railroad, ad
ministration has the right to regu
late intrastate express rates.
New Flag Pole on Capitol
Grounds Stands Crooked
Lincoln, Jan. 1. (Special.) The
rjw flag pole erected by the State
Board of Public funds is flying the
Stars and Srtipes for the first time
today. The pole was erected last
week by the board and stands just
back of the Lincoln monument and
runs to a height of 100 feet. The
pole leans to the north quite per
ceptibly. Whether this is em
blematic of the feelings of the board
over the recent election is not
known. Secretary of State" Pool
says not and that the contractor
who put up the pole must strengthen
it or no pay will be forthcoming.
Bank Guarantee Fund
Shows $134,424 Increase
Tinmln. Tan. 1. (Soecial) Ac
cording to the report of the state
banking board, the state bank guar
anty fund now amounts to $2,012,858.
On July 1, of last year the amount
in th( fund amounted to $1,878,434.
The assessment made which is one-
twentieth of one per cent average
deposits for the previous six mcnths.
gives an increase to the fund of
$134,424. . ;v
START NEW YEAR
Victory Celebrations Held
Over Entire City; Flu Ban
Removed and Dance
Omaha celebrated New Year's
as it never did before.-It . las , eveu
greater reason to be happy than
ever in ls history Not only is the
war over, but Omaha has just com
pleted the biggest business year in
And the outlook for 1919 is pro
nounced most auspicious by all
those who are in the best position
So Omaha put on its best clothes
and eat heartily, laughing joy
ously and dancing merrily.
Dr. Manning, health commission
er, came forward at the psychologi
cal moment and raised the ban on
dancing, which has beenon for lo,
these three weeks. How ' could
folks be properly joyous on New
Year's day without dancing? They
couldn't. And even the "flu" seems
to have partaken of the spirit of the
time and has decreased to such an
extent that Dr. Manning com
manded the dancing ban to be lifted
at 6 o'clock last evening.
The temperature took a plunge
to a minimum of 4 degrees, as re
corded by the official weather bureau
theromter at 6 o'clock in the
morning. But the blizzard which
threatened Tuesday night didn't
imount to much and the snow on
the ground is just enough for beauty
and no, enough to interfere with
Services were held in many
churches. In protestant churches
there were "watch services" Tues
day evening and many held special
New Year's meetings yesterday
morning. Catholic churches had
special .masses yesterday morning.
"Open house" was the order of
the day at the Young Men's Chris
tian association, Young Women's
Christian association, Army and
Navv rlnh. Kniaht'; of Cnlunihus.
I Jewish Welfare Board rooms and
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visited, read and played the vic
trolas. Reception to Officers.
At Fort Omaha Colonel and Mrs.
Wuest held a special reception to
(Continued on Page Three, Column Fire.)
UNCLE SAM LOST
Deficit May Be Regained from
Increased Freight Rates
in Six Months If
x Roads Are Held.
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shington, Jan. 1. The govcrn
mehfysMoss in operating" the rail
roads in 1918 is calculated by rail
road 'administration officials at less
than- $150,000,000.; This represents
the difference between the amount
the government will be compelled
to pay railroad companies as rental
for the use of their properties the
so-called guaranteed return and the
net income which the government
will receive from the railroads.
. It will take six months more of
receipts from the increased freight
rates to permit the government to
gain its losses,' officials believe. If
congress does not approve the pro
posed five-year extension of federal
control, and as a consequence Pres
ident Wilson carries out his an
nounced intention of returning the
roads to private management at an
early date, the government's loss
will not be made up.
Loans Will Be Repaid.
This district does not include the
big sum between $150,000,000 and
$200,000.000 which have been loan
ed to railroads to help them pay for
the extensive program of improve
ments and purchase new cars and
locomotives. These loans will be
The government's loss cannot be
stated exactly until the compensa
tion of each road is finally deter
mined and until the Interstate Com
merce commission compiles figures
on earnings and expenses for No
vember and December. Officials be
lieve, however, that the aggregate
government compensation for all
roads will be about $90.000,000, and
that the net income from railroad
operations credited to the govern
ment will be a little more than $800,
000,000. For the 10 months up to
November 1 the government's net
income from the railroads, as re
ported by the Interstate Commerce
commission, was $605,000,000.
Operating revenues for the entire
year, officials calculate, probably
amounted to $4,800,000,000, more
than ever before in railroad history,
and operating expenses probably
(Continued on rage. Three, Column Four.)
Pope Benedict Hopes New
World Order Will Come
Large Number of Wounded
Men on Northern Pacific
Which Goes Ashore at
In New Year's Message to
America Pontiff Goes
on Record in Favor of
League of Nations.
Rome, Jan. 1. In a New Year's
message to America, given today to
the Associated Press, Pope Benedict
expressed the hope that the peace
conferen.ee might result in a new
world order, with a league of na
tions, the abolition of conscription
and the establishment of tribunals
to adjust international disputes. The
"On the eve of the New Year, in
which humanity is at lastto enjoy
the blessing of peace, we are glad
to send cordial greetings to the
American people as the champions
of those same principles which have
been proclaimed by both President
Wilson nd the Holy See, ensuring
for the world justice, peace and
"In this solemn moment, when a
new era in the history of theworld
is about to begin, we pray that the
Almighty may shed His light upon
the delegates who are meeting in
Paris to settle the fate of mankind,
and especially upon President Wil
son as the head of the noble nation
which has written such glorious
pages in the annals of human pro.
"May the conference be of such
a nature as to remove any resent
ment, abolish strife forever among
brothers, establish harmony and
concord and, promote useful labor.
Out of tire peace conference may
there be born the league of nations,
which, by abolishing conscription,
will reduce armaments, which by
establishing international tribunals
will eliminate or settle disputes
which, placing peace upon a foun
dation of solid rock, will guarantee
to everyone independence and equal
ity of rights.''
N New York, Jan. 1. Relative ot
men aboard the United States trans
port Northern Pacific, aground on a
sandbar off Fire Island, need have
no fear for their safety, according to
a wireless message from Captain
Connelly, commanding, received to
night by the 'Associated Press.
"Northern Pacific in no danger,"
said Captain Connelly's message.
"Relatives of soldiers and crew need
have no fear for their, safety. The
soldiers in all probability will be
landed tomorrow or whenever the
winds shift to northward of west."
2,480 Persons Aboard Ship.
The American transport Northern
Pacific left Brest, France, on Christ
mas day with 2,480 wounded and
well American soldiers, sailors and
nurses. It went aground on Fire Is
land, one of the most dangerous
points on the Atlantic coast in rain
and fog at 3:30 a. m. today. Seven
hours later, with weather conditions
unfavorable, rain and snow falling
intermittently and a southerly wind
blowing the vessel harder into the
sand, navy officials saw no pros
pect that the ship would be released
until tomorrow, and a coast guard
crew began casting lines from the
In the breeches buoy the un
injured men were to be. "brought
ashore, while. Jhe -.wojjnded , and
nurses were to be removed in tugs
and small boats to a rescue fleet
which, including cruisers and de
stroyers, was sent from the army
embarkation port, Hoboken.
Take Wounded Men Off.
These vessels include the United
States cruisers Columbia and Des
Moines, the transport Mallory, the
hospital ship Solace, six destroyers
and five tugs. The tugs went along
side the Northern Pacific, took
aboard the troops and transported
the sick to the Solace and the Mal
lory and the well ones to the cruis
ers and destroyers.
On the Northern Pacific, which
is a navy transport of 8,255 tons
gross, were 1,679 troops who are
wounded or sick, 625 troops who are
well, 17 navy nurses, 75 sailors, 73
army officers and 11 navy casual of
ficersin all, 2,480 men and women.
, Units Not Given.
Washington, Jan. 1. The trans
port Northern Pacific, aground off
Fire Island, sailed from France
Christmas day, with 2,400 troops, in
cluding the eighth trench mortar
battery of the eighth division, and
a large number of sick and wound
ed and casuals. The. identity of the
other units aboard was not given
in dispatches to the War depart
ment announcing the departure of
Another Vessel Stuck in Mud.
Philadelphia, Jan. 1. The steamer
Jisondaria, with 70 sick soldiers and
18 officers on board, is aground in
the Delaware river off Fort DuPent,
about 40 miles below Philadelphia.
The vessel's nose is in the mud in
the west side of the channel and in
A tug from the navy yard was sent
to the steamer to take off the men
and convey them to the navy yard
here. Those who will be able-to
make the trip will be sent to
Hoboken, N. J., and Camp Merritt.
There are no wounded men on the
vessel. Tugs expect to pull the
steamer into deep water on the next
Stranded Transport Lost.
London, Jan. 1. The American
transport Teliadores, which stranded
on rocks in the Bay of Biscay last
Saturday, is considered a total loss,
according to reports reaching ship
ping circles here. The passengers
and crew have been landed.
District Court Judges
Arrange for New Dockets
District court judges held a brief
meeting Wednesday morning to ar
range for the new docket which will
be started on January 6.
Judge Estelle will hear street car
cases beginning on next Monday
morning when the new jury panel
will report for duty.
All of the courts will resume work
next Monday, following the usual
New Governor Takes
His Office in New York
Albany, N. Y., Jan. 1. A new gov
ernor took over the administration
of the affairs of the state of New
York today. Alfred E. Smith, demo
crat, of New York City assumed the
office held for four years by Charles
S. Whitman of New York, republican.
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War Labor Board Heads Who
Will Hear Carmen
TO GIVE SALUTE
TO U.S. OFFICERS
Army Order Authorizes Arrest
for Failure to Comply;
Goes to Berlin.
Coblenz, Jan. 1. Beginning today
all German civil employes in uni
form and all German soldiers within
the American area of occupation
must salute American officers Fail
ure to comply makes the Germans
liable to arrest. An order to this ef
fect . reached Cohlcn? today from
American advance general headquar
ters at Treves.
Lieut. Arthur Sutton and three
men of the American signal corps,
left Coblenz today for Berlin with
instructions to report to Major Gen
eral Harries, of the American army,
who Jias been in Berlin. Sutt5n will
take photographs for the American
army showing conditions in Berlin
and vicinity. The party, which is
traveling by rail in a special car,
took along rations for 60 days.
Forty airplanes, including seven
Gothas, said to have been used in the
Hombing of Paris, were accepted to
day by the American army receiving
commission. Two hundred machines
are now in Coblenz or on the way
and all of them soon will be taken
to France. Each airplane must be
in perfect condition before accept
ance and German aviators are be
ing" kept busy in testing them before
Twenty-five hundred machine
guns also were accepted today.
Girl Tells N.Y. Police
of Killing "Bad Man"
Attempting to Assault
, New York, Jan. 1. A frail, tear
stained girl of 12 years walkedjnto
the Mercer street police station""ear
ly today, handed the lieutenant a
revolver and said she had just killed,
a "bad man" who had attempted to
assault her at her home during he
absence of her parents. Investiga
tion by the police apparently sub
stantiated much of the girl's story
Tomasso Jroia, a peddler, was
found upon the floor with a bullet
through his heart.
Conditions at Brest, France,
Are to Be Investigated
Washington, Jan. 1. Published
reports of unsatisfactory conditions
at the American embarkation camp
at Brest, France, caused Secretary
Baker to ask for a report today
from Major General Harbord.
chief of the American expeditionary
force supply service. Mr. Baker
said when he personally inspected
the Brest camp in October condi
tions were .good. Since then the
rainy season has set in and return
ing officers have referred to muddv
to Probe Decline in
Liberty Bond Prices
New York, Jan. 1. An investi
gation intended to determine why
Liberty bonds are selling so far
below par will be undertaken to
morrow by the county district at
torney's office, it was announced
"There is nothing to indicate
any attempt on the part of the
financiers to force down the prices
so they can buy them at low fig
ures, but in view of the fact that
another issue is to be floated soon
I shall investigate," said Edward
S. Brogan, an assistant prosecu
tor, who will conduct the inquiry.
"It is plain that to insure the suc
cess of the next loan -the market
price of the bonds outstanding
should be kept as high as possi
Taft and Manly Enroute to
Omaha and Will Meet Dele
gation of Kansas City
William Howard Taft and Basil
M. Manly; joint chairmen of the Na
tional War Labor board, will reach
Omaha today at 1:30 o'clock p.
m. to attend a hearing in connection
with ri,e: local street railway situa
tion. . . . ... .. - ' ' -
The hearing has been called for
2 p. m, in the federal court room.
When , the recent strike was lifted
the men and company ag.eed to
submit all matters in controversy to
the War Labor-board and abide by
the decisions of that body.
Jerry Burnett, national organizer
for the Street Railway. Employes'
union, has arrived to attend the
hearing. He announced that W. D.
Mahon will not be in Omaha.
"Mr. Mahon is busy with a situa
tion in Atlanta, Ga., and it will be
impossible for him to reach Omaha
in time for the hearing," Mr. Bur
At the conclusion of the recent
strike Mr. Mahon wired that he
would lje in Omaha. The union
men attached considerable signifi
cance a few weeks ago to the prom
ise that Mr. Mahon would be here.
Object to Hours.
"Will the hearing include recogni
tion of the union?" was, asked of
Mr. Burnett. ,
"That is a matter which I do not
care to discuss at this time," he re
plied. "The men are not complain
ing against any award which the
war board already has made, but
there are working conditions which
should be adjusted. We are asking
for a minimum of nine hours for a
dny. Some of the men are now be
ing paid for less than seven hours
per day. In some instances the"
elapsed time is from 12 to 20 hours,
meaning from the time a man starts
h;s work until he quits, and during
that period he may work less than
seven hours. We are, therefore,
asking that this long spread be re
duced so that a man may do his
day's work within a shorter spread
Policy As to Unions.
One of the policies of the national
war labor board has been expressed
by the board in the following words:
"The right of workers to organize
in trade unions and to bargain col
lectively through choseivtepresen-
tatives is recognized and affirmed.
This right shall not be denied
abridged, or interfered with by the
employers in any manner whatso
ever. "The right of employers to or
(Contlnurd on Tnge Three, Column Six.))
Being Divided Among
Allies, Asserts Mail
London, Jan. 1. German sub
marines which have been surrend
ered are being divided among the
allies, according to the Mail. The
newspaper says that IS go to France,
10to haly, seven to Japan and four
to the United States. The U-boats
turned over to the United Sates are
stid to be now on their way across
The newspaper does not specify
themanner in which the rest'of the
127 surrendered submarines are to
British Vessel Wrecked
and 270 Sailors Drowned
London, Jan. 1. Two hundred
and seventy sailors were drowned
today as the result of the loss of
the British steamer yacht Iolaire, off
Will Receive Formal Welcome
at Turin and Genoa, and
Will Arrive in Rome :
Rome, Jan. 1. President Wilson
will arrive at the Italian frontier o)
the morning of January 2, according
to present plans. He will be met at
the border by aides of King Victor
Emmanuel, American Ambassador;
Page and Count Macchi di Cellere.
Italian ambassador to the United
Leaving the border, the president
will travel on a special royal traiiu
He will be greeted at Turin and
Genoa by the mayors and the muni,
cipal councils of those cities. t
The president will arrive in Romo
at 10.30 o'clock Friday morning. He
will be met at the station by the
king and queen, the members of tha
cabinet and military and civil authorities.
Pomp and Ceremony.
Prince Colonna, the mayor
Rome, and representatives of
municipality will await President
Wilson in the large square facing
tne earns oi i-iocienan. ine mayor
and the aldermen will be in the his
toric gala coaches surrounded by at
tendants, carrving the ancient ban
ners of the different districts of
Rome. The square will be decorated
with flowers, plants and flags arid
will have accommodations for 1,000
persons in temporary stands. Prince
Colonna wil greet President VVilsoa
in the name of the Eternal city.
Shortly after arriving at the QuiM
identWilson, Mrs. Wilson and Miss
Margaret Wilson will call on Dow
ager Queen Margherita. In the eve
ning there will be an official diner
at the Quirinal with an exchange of
toasts between the king and the
Later an illuminated parchment
bestowing the freedom of the city
will be given the president, whila
the municipality will present Mrs.
Wilson with an artistic gold wolf,
the emblem of Rome. During the
l-CI tlllUIIJ J. I I1IWV vuivuiia inn n
with 'him the, mayors ot lrent,
Trrest, Gorizia, Fiume and Zara.
Will Visit Pope Benedict. '.'
Saturday President Wilson will
visit the Pantheon and will placo,
wreaths on the tombs of King Vic-:
tor Emmanuel I and King Humbert.'
He will then attend a special meet
ing of the Lyceum academy, the old
est national scientific institution
which will give him honorary mem
bership. The president will have
luncheon at the American embassy!
with Ambassador Page, after which
he will visit Pope Benedict at the;
Vatican. Mrs. Wilson and Mis
Wilson will be received by the pore
immediately after the president. I
Saturday evening the president,
will attend a reception to represen-;
tatives of protestant organizations
at the American church. The sarfie
night he will leave Rome either for
Naples or Milan. .
Will Not Visit Switzerland. J
Berne, Jan. 1. The American
legation here announced this after
noon that President Wilson "regrets
the pressure of numerous other en
gagements prevents his visiting
western manager or
r.lpvafnr I rimnanu ic :.
R. W.s Gardner. ' formerly viV
...... . ' . ' :
president ana general manager o;
the miH-H'(Ctrn ftivicinn r( tli Pill
. ., .,..7.vt V . Lilt Jflt&.
Elevator company, was recently
made executive manager of the com
pany and has his headquarters at
the central office in New York City.
Mr. Gardner left Omaha last Junrf
to take up official duties in the com
pany wiucii won for him the late
promotion. The new positon en
tails a yearly salary of $50,000.
Mr. Gardner has been with th
Otis Elevator company for 20 years, '
having spent the last five years i
His U'ifp anH fatnilu wilt mnv. jt
New York about the last of Jam '
R. W. Charles. New York City,"
has succeeded Mr. Gardner as gen-
era) manager of the mid-western
division of the company and has
arrived here to take up his duties.
District Judge Ellen '
Unable to Make Address
T ini-nln Tin 1 Cn.!.l A
message from Henry B.' Allen of
Madison to Clerk Harry Lindsay of
the supreme court today states that'
his father Judge W. V. Allen is Vi
and will not be able to deliver the
memorial address at the exercises,
held by the supreme court tomor
row morning commemorative i
Judge Francis G. Harrier.
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