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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1919.
Col. Roosevelt Paid Many
Visits to Omaha; Joined
Ranks of Ak-Sar-Ben
; Guest of the City on Several Occasions; Spends Day
, v and Half Here at One Time and All Omaha
Joined in Giving Him Most Heartfelt
Weltome to the Gate City.
' . Because of his picturesque personality and his enthus-
,. iasnfor western life, with which he was identified when he
ranched in the "bad lands" district of Dakota, near Me'dora,
Theodore Roosevelt was always interesting to the people of
Omaha, and his visits here were always memorable affairs.
- His first visit to this city was made in 1900, when he ap
peared at the close of a most strenuous campaign, of which
Qis tour of Nebraska proved to be the climax.. -
It was Bryan's home state and despite this fact Roose-
velt then, as always, disregarded certain conventions and his
. originality and force in expressing his sentiments he made a
powerful Impressiou on the voting population of Omaha and
the state, with the result that Nebraska observed the '"second
battle" by giving McKinley and Roosevelt a handsome mat
jority of the popular vote and the vote of the state in the elec-
' coral college.
: . . -- . Injured Kneecap.
, .,?ter jie succeeded to the presi
dency he was headed for Omaha in
September, 190,2, but was forced to
fiive up the trip because of an in
jury to his kneecap.
' . The ' trip was resumed in the
.. ipring of the following year, and in
April,, 103, Mr. Roosevelt was the
?uest of the city for a few hours.
Jt was fete in the afternoon when
he arrived fronra big game hunt in
Wyoming, but he was welcomed by
an assemblage cif citizens that lined
. the streets during the long route of
' his drive, densely packing the -thor-"oughfares
and cheering him 'along
Roosevelt was then on his way to
Si' Louis, where he was to dedicate
fhe Louisiana Purchase exposition.
s Shies at Mae Woods
. The third time Mr. Roosevelt was
in Omaha lie did not stop. He was
fin hi ua ir pact ami wa nr.
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V.oeb. Mae Wood, an adventuress,
Bad entefed suit against Lceb, and
t ft was anticipated that an attempt
to, obtain service on the, secretary
would be made here, so the Roosc-
velt party passed through without
: itop, , t
Roosevelt, recently returned from
; his historic big game hunt in the
- wilds of Afrjca, where he won the
name of- "Bwana Tumbo" among the
natives, was the official guest of the
city of Omaha.
He came here in the capacity of a
private citizen and durmg his so
journ was regularly initiated as a
knight of Ak-Sar-Beri. Mr. Roose
velt was then on one of his unique
junkets, his itinerary covering a
distance of 5,492 miles. It began at
New York City, extending westward
to Pueblo, C,olo.; thence back to
Kansas City, to Omaha, thence to
Sioux Falls and Fargo, N. D., the
northern extremity of the trip, back
to'New York, via St. Pavul and Mil
waukee.' ' " '
Crowds Greet 'Roosevelt
Mr. Roosevelt arrived in 'he city
FriHav niorniusr over the Burlington
III llllVdLC La AWWU'-Ml.. .
immense crowd met, him at -the
depot and the Tenth street viaduct
was made almost impassable for
traffic hv th dense crowd that had
lathered there to greet him.
The day was a strenuous one, with
breakfast at the )maha club, fol
lowed by a ride about the city. At
noon there was a lunch at the Field
club, with 400 present.. At 4 p. m.
the colonel was introduced to an im
mense audience that filled the Audi
torium, the introductory speech .be
,ing made by Senator Burkett. At
5:30 there was alormal dinner It
th Omaha club with 150 guests
present and at 9 p. m., Mr. Roose
velt was taken in charge by the
"board of Ak-Sar-Ben governors and
sscorted to the Den. '.
The colonel remained in the
building for 90 minutes and during
11 that time he was the cynosure of
all eyes. ,
Escorted by Devils. ,
He was brought into the Den
through the initiation entrance and
CHILD IS BILIOUS
was escorted by seven devils over a
carpeted pathway to his private box.
A. W. Jefferis was introduced by
President Pickens to give the ad
dress of. welcome and Mr. Jefferis'
speech was a masterpiece. Mr.
Roosevelt made a splendid resrmse
which endeared him to all of the
audience and pledged .himself thence
forth to be an Omaha booster and
loyal knight of Ak-Sar-Ben.
Sejiator D5lliver, -of Iowa, since
dead, . was also one of the distin
guished guests and speakers of the
Ak-Sar-Be l that night.
The last visit Colonel Roosevelt
made to this city was on Tune 8,
He came here under the auspices
of the National Security league to
speak on "The Winning of the
Occupies Royal Suite.
On his arrival in Omaha Colonel
Roosevelt went to the Fontenelle
hotel. He was accompanied by his
wife- and they wer assigned the
Mr. Roosevelt spent a very quiet
time hete and held a short reception
in the morning in the lobby of the
Fontenelle, where he met many old
friends. He complained of not be
ing well, and had with him his phy
sician, Dr. George H. Coleman, who
had been summoned from Chicago.
An attack of semi-malaria, which
had been intetmittent ever since the
colonel had returned from his South
American exploring trip, in which
he discovered the "River of Doubt,"
had left the colonel weak, and be
cause of his indisposition he had to
cancel a proposed review of the Boy
Scouts and a trip to Fort Omaha.
Despite his ailment the colonel
met all of his visitors genially and
with his old toothful smile. He said
while he was indisposed his "hat
was still in the ring." N
Mrs. H. A. Harding,
Formerly of Oakland,
Dies at Washington
Washington, D. C, Jan. 6. (Spe
cial Telegram.) Mrs. Harding,
wife of H. A. Harding, an old time
resident of Oakland, Neb.,jdied at
her home, in this city yesterday. H.
A. Harding has been connected
with the Treasury Department here
for nearly a quarter of a century.
Mrs. Harding was a sister of A.
L. Cull, a banker who resides in
Oakland, having mQ.ved.to Nebras
ka from Wisconsin a number "of
runeral services will be held to
morrow at the homeof thedeceased
on Park Road, with tempdrary in
terment in this city. Later the re
mains will be removed to Wiscon
sin fr final interment.
Mrs. Harding, in addition to her
husband, leaves one child, a daugh
ter, Harriet Snyder.
Hoover Makes Donations.
Paris, Jan. 6. Herbert C. Hoov
er, the food administrator, to whom
the academy of moral and political
sciences recently awarded a prize
amounting to 15,000 francs, has do
nated that sum to the relief work
in northern France and Belgium.
This announcement was made to
day at a meeting of the academy in
letter from Andre Tardieu,
trench high commissioner to the
Look, Mother! If tongue
coated give "California
; Syrup of Figs."
Every mother realizes, after giv
ing her children "California Syrup
of Figs," that this is their ideal lax
ative, because they love its pleasant
taste and it thoroughly cleanses the
tender little stomach, liver and bow
ils without griping.
When, cross, irritable, feverish or
breath is bad, stomach sour, look at
the tongue, mother! If coated, give
a teaspoonf ul of this harmjess "fruit
laxative," and in a few hours all the
foul, constipated s waste, sour bile
and undigested food passes out of
the bowels, and you have a well,
playful child again. When its little
system is full of cold, throat sore,
has stomach-ache, diarrhoea, indi
eestion, colic remember, a good
"inside cleansing" should always be
the first treatment given. -v
Millions of mothers keep "Cali
fornia Syrup of Figs" handy; they
know a teaspoonful today save;, a
sick child tomorrow. Ask your
druggists or a bottle of "California
Syrup of Figs," which has directions
for babies, children of all ages and
prown-ups printed on the bottle. Be
ware of counterfeits sold here, so
lon't be fooled. Get the genuine,
nade by "California Fig Syrup Com
rh Ural Hock TrMtmeot for Poultry, prerentiv
M well a a remedial (or Roup. Colds. Cnker. Swell-
S or Sort Hed, DUrrhoe. Bowel Trouhje. Urn
tier Neck. etc. TaUet form per psckafWpaid
7Se (C 0 D if deaked) Sold by most dealer! in
twthltaaid and tablet form. Bookoodiaeaaea free,
GEO. H. IEE COUUIamtSt. Oaaaa.lUk.
A l tntm Urnr. J fcpaa ITO wM a SEHt
The following Nebraska men are
named in the casualty list sent out
by the government for Monday aft
ernoon, January 6:
DIED OF WOUNDS.
Frank J. Mrsny, Madison, Neb.
Tony Wyerts, Gurley, Neb.
DIED OF DISEASE.
Dave Hirt, Duncan, Neb.
John Hansen, 1445 Pinkney street,
Omaha, Neb. '
William R. Canaday, Nelson, Neb.
Neils C. Thomsen, Seward, Neb.
RETURNED TO DUTY: PREVI-
OUSLY REPORTED KILLED.
Corp. George R. Mitchell, Hold
DIED OF WbUNDS: PREVI
Albert J. Lacey, Culbertson, Neb.
RETURNED TO DUTY: PREVI
OUSLY REPORTED MISSING..
Corp. George E. GaskilL Bene
Corp. Edward H. Voss, Norfolk,
Neb. V ,
Royal H. Wade, Rising City, Neb.
Harold P. Gideon, Davey, Neb.
KILLED: PREVIOUSLY RE
Corp. Arthur SShirley, Law
rence, Neb. '
Elmer V. Unland. Auburn, Neb.
The following Iowa, Booth Dakota an1
Wyoming mra are named in the casualty
llat seat out by the government for
ttieadar muming, January 7 s
. DIED OF DISEASE.
Adolph B. Weeterbara;, Foeeat City, la.
Clarence Da Boer, Ashton, la.
Hanx Keltvaa IttdeyesdeBe, Ia l
DIVIDED AS TO
Half of People Want to Join
Germans, Others Desire
Berne, Jan. 6. (By Associated
Press.) Baron Haupt, the new Aus
trian minister here, told the Asso
ciated Press today that sentiment in
Austria is about evenly divided be
tween the desire to join Germany or
to, remain an independent republic.
He said there is a possibility that
a majority would favor the latter, in
which case a Danube federation is
possible, with arrangement for eco
nomic relations and laws such as are
generally enacted in a confederation
"Without such intercourse," he
said, "German-Austria is condemned
to slow death.
"Austria is reconciled to the ced
ing of Galicia to Poland and many
other territorial sacrifices and is
moved to consent to the incorpora
tion of German Bohemia and Mo
ravia into Czecho-Siovakia. The only
condition to this consent is that
some form of government similar
to the Swiss canton system will be
arranged so that the German ele-
inent in the new state can be guar
antee self-determination and po
"Vienna is going to be the big los
er by the war. It is inconceivable
that it will ever regain its one time
luster as an imperial city."
For this reason, Baron Haupt sug
gests that as a partial compensation,
Vienna should be made the seat of
iyhe tribunal whichhe believes will
be formed as an adjunct to a league
Germany Recovers Slowly. r
Germany will slowly recover from
the disasters wrought by the war,
but in a democratic, not a monarchi
cal spirit, according to Count Max
von Montgelas, formerly in charge
of American affairs in the foreign
office at Berlin and now German
minister to Switzerland.
"This recovery," he said today,
"will be endlessly hard and will re
quire every ounce of German disci
pline, but it can be accomplished
only in case the entente nations give
Germany a sporting chance."
Count Montgelas is hopeful that
recent changes at Berlin indicate
a beginning for new Germany, which
will definitely exclude threatened
bolshevism. He believes the Ger
man people too sensible and level
headed to be overwhelmed by it
unless the food situation grows
worse and the public be subjected to
the alternative of dying or rioting.
Cardinal Gibbons is
Hopeful Vorld Has
Seen Its Last War
Baltimore, Jan. 6. Cardinal Gib
bons preached his new year sermon
in the cathedral yesterday and Wil
liam Jennings Bryan and many sol
diers and sailors were attentive lis
teners. Following the pontifical
mass and sermon the venerable
prelate held his customary annual
popular reception at his home. Be
fore it began he had a little chat
with Mr. Bryan, who congratulated
the cardinal on his patriotic ser
mon and his health and vigor, , The
Cardinal inquired solicitously after
Mrs. Bryan, who is undergoing
treatment at Johns Hopkins hospi
tal. Many protestants as well as
Catholics and military and naval
men were in the long line to greet
In his sermon the cardinal said:
"Let us cherish the hope that this
is the last war you and I will live
to witness; that the day is at hand
when the reign of the Prince of
Peace shall be firmly established
on the earth and that' the spirit of
fhe gospel will so far sway the
minds and hearts of rulers and cab
inets that henceforth all interna
tional and domestic disputes shall
be adjusted, not on the field of bat
tle, but in conciliation halls; not
by dreadnoughts and standing
armies, but by amicable discussions;
and that our quarrels shall be set
tled, not by the sword but by the
pen and the voice of reason, which
are mightier than the sword."
Swiss Win Get Fuel from
Reopened French Coal Mines
B?rne, Jan. 6. (By Associated
Press). An arrangement has been
concluded between France tlnd
Switzerland by which Switzerland is
to be furnished with 60,000 tons of
coal monthly from the newly occu
pied mines at Saarbrucken.
Switzerland requires 200,000 tons
of Coal mmthly and as she is getting
practicallySnone from Germany is
:n dire need of fuel.
Elections January 12.
Paris, ' Jan. 6. (Havas) German
dispatches announce that the eleo
tions to the Bavarian national as
sembly have been fixed for January
All Omaha Mourns Death
' Of Soldier and Statesman
Because of his dynamic personal
ity and his always interesting utter
ances, Omaha's leading citizens have
always felt a peculiar personal in
terest in Colonel RoosevelC
The news of his death caused a
profound shock among the people of
the city, and the features of his life,
his unconventional attitude toward
things social and political, besides
his aggressiveness, were a theme of
discussion all day.
"In the death of Roosevelt Amer
ica has lost one of the very great
men of the last neration," said
Mayor Smith. "Hew-as a man who
performed a wonderful good for the
country and thej'only criticism I
could make of him wa.s that he was
inclined to be over-ambitious."
Senator Millard's Tribute.
High tribute to Colonel Roose
velt, the man, is paid by Senator
Joseph H. Millard, the Omaha man
who knew him personally better
than perhaps any other Omahan.
Senator Millard was entertained in
the Roosevelt home in Oyster Bay
two or three times while he was
representing this state in Washing
ton, and also visited in the White
"Colonel Roosevelt was a man of
high courage, character and ideals
and of great learning and ability.
He studied profoundly and could
speak three or four languages, Ger
man and French, most fluently.
"I hoped he would live to be
president again; if not. he would
have named the man who is to be
"He was an intense person, force
ful in decision, never minced words
but he came down hard on those
whom he disliked.
"An instance of this was the re
moval of several local federal offi
cials who aroused the colonel's dis
pleasure in their handling of the
Richards and Comstock cattle fenc
"Colonel Roosevelt made one
mistake in his life that was his
action in the Chicago convention. If
he hadn't adopted that course, he
would assureTlly have succeeded
Taft as president; we would not
have been involved in this war, and
indeed I believe not even Ger
many would have dared wage war
auainst France not with the army
and navy for the United States that
Roosevelt would have maintained.
"His friendliness to those ,who
applied for favors and his congenial
family life were among the pleas
ant things to remember about him."
Foresaw the War.
Albert W. Jefferis. republican con-cressman-etect.
was the first American with a vision
to 'see the course that America
should have followed in the late
war. lonE before other Amer
ican statesmen could appreciate the
sAme and with a courage only
possessed by a Roosevelt, he ad
vised the American people of their
'No doubt had our duty been per
formed as seen by Roosevelt at, or
shortly after the opening of the war,
millions of lives would have been
saved, to say nothing of untold
wealth and effort. The American
people have los a great leader, one
to whom the nation owes much,
and the people will be compelled to
wait a long time for one possessing
the many and varied qualities of
greatness exemplified by Roosevelt
in his lifetime.
"In politics he was a leader of
great personal following and though
he had a great influence in the di
vision of the political party with
which he was associated, he lived
long enough to learn and realize
that in 1920, should lie have lived,
he would have been supported and
FRENCH CAPTURED REDOUBT
North of Solssons, taklnsr two Hn s at
trenches, four years ago today. Jan,
uary y, iai&.
Find- another Frenchman.
Uptide down at right arm.
Magic Relief for Bad Stomachs .. -."
For Indigestion, Gas and Acidity
Grea! stuff ! Stomach feels fine !
When your meals sour and turn
into acid and gases; when your
food lays like lead refusing ta
digest then you realize the magic
of Pape's Diapepsin.
Relief is instant! No waiting!
. Sick, sour, upset stomachs are
put in order at once. Truly !
jOosts so little-r-Any drug store.
iksbw feme's msiit.r
elected by the united rank andfile
of the republican party."
Awakens Public Conscience.
Judge A. L. Sutton r , "Colonel
Roosevelt has done more, in mjl
judgment, to awaken the public con'-
science than any other living states
man. He was a man of deeds rather
than words and his death is a dis
tinct loss to the patriotic spirit of
America. His sudden death will be
an especially hard loss to the people
of the west.
"Colonel Roosevelt has long been
one of the corner stones of the na
tion. He has always been right in
practice as well as theory. He was
one of the first among the states
men of the nation to see war be
tween the United States and Ger
many was inevitable and long prior
to the time we went to
war with Germany advocated
through newspapers, magazines and
public addresses the necessity ot
preparing for war with Germany.
He was in favor of going to war
with Germany when the Lusitanla
"In the light of past history, we
all acknowledge now that Colonel
Roosevelt was right and we should
have made a vigorous protest when
Germany started its march through
Belgium and gone to war when the
Lusitania was sunk."
Great Loss to Country.
James C. Dahlman, former mayor:
"It'is a great loss to our country. 1
am exceedingly sorry to learn of the
Fred Metz, Ak-Sar-Beit king in
1903,' the year Roosevelt attended the
annual fall festival: "The country
has lost a great man."
City Commissioner Ure: "He was
one of the very greatest men of his
time a man who has had a won
derful influence on the men of
America and his influence was for
good during peace times. The great-'
ness of his personality, I think, was
shadowed somewhat during war
times because of his impetuosity and
the intemperance of some of his
John L. Kennedy: "The death of
Colonel Roosevelt removes from
public life one of the most forceful
and unique figures in American his
tory. He was a great president. In
Nebraska he had many friends. It
would be particularly appropriate for
this state to pay public tribute to
Col. F. A. Grant, Omaha quarter
master: "Colonel Roosevelt's death
is a national calamity." Colonel
Grant and Colonel Roosevelt were
close friends and probably no one in M
umaha more sincerely mourns the
sudden death of the great man than
does Colonel Grant.
Judge Willis G. Sears: "In the
death of Colonel Roosevelt one- of
the world's most striking personali-i
ties has passed away. His mental
activity always carried him to the
extreme, and at times made him
seemingly unfair to his opponents.
His courage was greater than that
of a lion, and of all the families of
the world, his, I think, comes out
with the most family redit from fhis
war. He saw the trend of war
events and of our peremptory call
to engage in it, that could not be
avoided with honor. ' His was the
early clarion voice for preparedness;
and when the time came for us to
enter not one CThis family sought
a place in a safe department. All
five sought the firing line. He was
a great leader of men, and he led
when he thought that fighting was
for a purpose."
Robert Co well: "To me it comes
as a great shock. I haven't always
been with Roosevelt. I was not with
him in his opposition to Taft, but
he has abundantly redeemed him
self, and I have lately looked upon
him as one of oufvgreatest Ameri
cans; one of the most versatile men
of the nation, against whom no liv
ing man could bring the charge ol
lack of patriotism. In his death the
nation and the world has suffered a
Russian Re Army is Now
Being Forcibly Organized
Vladivostok, Jan. 6. All former
noncommissioned officers of the
RussXm army within reach of the
bolshevik authorities in Petrograd
are being forcibly mobilized, accord
ing to advices received here. They
are desired for officers in the red
army, for which six classes of troops
are reported called to the colors.
Influenza is said to be working
havoc among the Petrograd population.
Grand Duchess May Be
Forced to Abdicate
Rule in Luxemburg
Paris, Jan. 6. (Havas.) Grand
Duchess Marie Adelaide f Lux
emburg, tlie Matin says it learns
from a reliable source, has decided
to leave Luxemburg, owing to the
political Situation there. The situa
tion, it is added, has become un
favorable for the grand duchess.
Grand Duchess Marie Adelaide is
24 years old and became the ruler
of Luxemburg in June, 1912. She
welcomed the American troops to
Luxemburg in November, 1918, and
on November 26 appealed to Presi
dent Wilson for protection. , Dur
ing that month is was reported her
abdication would be demanded by
the parliament and the people. The
political situation in Luxemburg has
been unsettled for several years.
"The Store of the Town"
Browning, King & Co.
Men's grade Furnishings
NOW GOING ON
PRICED TO CLEAN-UP AS FOLLOWS:
$1.50 SHIRTS, $1.15
3 for $3.25
$2.00 SHIRTS, 1.45
3 for $4.00
$2.50 SHIRTS, $1.75
3 for $5.00
$3.00 SHIRTS, $2.15
3 for $6.00
$3.50 SHIRTS, $2.35
3 for $7.00
$4.00 SHIRTS, $2.65
3 for $7.75
$5.00 SHIRTS, $3.35
3 for $10.00
$8.00 SHIRTS, $5.35
3 for $16.00
$9.00 SHIRTS, $6.00
3 for $17.50
$10.00 SHIRTS $6.45
3 for $20.00
$12.50 SHIRTS, $8.35
3 for $25.00
50c NECKWEAR, 35
3 for $1.00
65c NECKWEAR, 45tf
3 for $1.25
$1.00 NECKWEAR, 65tf
2 for $1.25
$1.50 NECKW'R, $1.15
3 for $3.25
$2.00 NECKW'R, $1.45
3 for $4.00
$2.S0 NECKW'R, $1.75
3 for $5.00
$3.00 NECKW'R, $2.15
3 for $6.00
$3.50 NECKW'R, $2.35
3 for $7.00
$4.00 NECKW'R, $2.65
3 for $7.75
00 Wool Mixed Union Suit., $2.65
3 for $7.50
ALL PAJAMAS 25 OFF
HAT DEPARTMENT SPECIALS
TO CLEAN-UP BROKEN LINES
$7.50 Velour. ...... . 85.95 $6.00 Velouri 84.75
$3.00 and $3.50 Soft HaU 82.35
$1.50 and $2.00 Fall Golf Cap $5
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GEO. T. WILSON, Mgr.
USED CARS and
Some men get excellent results in buying used cars. Did
the thought ever occur to you that the firm selling these
cars has a great deal to do with the mileage and satis
faction which fthe used car buyer gets? " '
For instance, the Jones-Hansen-Cadillac Company is in
business permanently and cannot afford to risk its rep
utation through dissatisfied customers.
During the period when the supply of new Cadillacs was
in question, we were laying plans for renewing the used
Cadillacs which we hd on hand. Our idea was to put
them in such excellent condition that they would be at
tractive bargains in the absence of new Cadillac cars.
Since the armistice has been signed, we have been able
to accomplish this work much sooner than we had antic
ipated, owing to the fact that we were able to get me
chanics to finish the work.
In addition to the renewed Cadillacs we have com-,
pletely overhauled and put ins first-class condition a
number of cars of miscellaneous makes. These cars are
also listed with the unusual Cadillac values.
Our used car sale has been a success from every angle
and we would suggest your coming in now in order to
get the first chance at the best bargains.
Pay fbr your car as you use it. These cars will be sold
on time payments if you desire.
If you haven't any use for a car right now, we will help
you to take advantage of these bargains by storing the
car for you until you want it.
OUR PRICES ARE ATTRACTIVE CONSIDERING
THE CONDITION OF OUR CARS.
Farnam at 26th
Think of it! Only $10
for a fine drop-head ma
chine, and 25 Machines
to choose from.
"YES," many are good
standard makes, such as
Singers, New Homes,
and Standards. But my I
how they will go at
these prices. None will
be sold to agents, and
only one to a customer.
Every Used Machine
In Our Store Must Go
Machines that have been
Machines that have been
used in our windows,
Machines that have been
used in Red Cross work.
AT GREATLY .
Ball Bearing Whites,
used about 3 months,
each at $29.50. .
Buy Now and
A - $65 finger Auto
matic Not a mark on
it. Just one for $16.
3 Good Box Tops, but
good sewers, for $3
No waiting extra sales
people on hand.
Store open at 8:30.
..5th and Harney. Doug. 1973
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