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TUB BKE: OMAHA,. sATWillAY, Al'KIL It, JiM..
iWILSOH DENIES
STORY IN TEMPS
1 VaHasasas
I President Quoted by Representative
of Paris Paper at Statin;
Neutrality Stand.
! SATS EXPRESSED NO 6PINI0N
WASHINGTON, April ' 2. Presi
dent Wilson tonight authorised the
statement that he had given no In
terview and had given no expres
sion of opinion about current 'af-
j fairs to Gabriel Alphaud, who cabled
I to the Paris Temps what purported
to be an interview with the president!
on European and Mexican affairs.
I The president let It be known
that Mr. Alphaud, who was presented
at the White House by the French
minister, came merely to pay his re
spects, and that although he was
secretaire-general of the Paris Temps
it was distinctly understood in ad
vance with the ambassador present
that there was to be-no Interview,
I Beat Moatha Ak.
The statement also was authoriied at
th White House that President Wilson
had sent no tetter recently to President
Polncare, as suggested by Mr. -Alphaud.
but that the letter to which reference
was made was sent several months ago
by Mr. Wilson as a member of the Amer
ican Academy of Arts and Letters In re
Hy to one of President Polncars of the
French academy, brought to this coun
try la person by Emtio Brieux. the French
playwright
(Th letter was mado public, at the
timet White House official recalled, and
contained only felicitations of a general
character.
Jul Jusserand. the French ambassa
dor, retired early tonight and embaasy
officials would not disturb him when
dispatches containing the alleged inter
view la the Temps arrived.
Interview with Wilson.
PARIS. April l.-Gabrlel Alphaud. secretaire-general
of the Temps, who was
Introduced to Prcaldent Wilson at the
White House on Wednesday by the
French ambassador In Washington, has
seat to the Temps an. interview which he
says ho had with the president
"I am glad to see on America a soli,"
President Wilson Is quoted as having
said, "Frenchmen who come to . satisfy
themselves as to the state of opinion in
the United States. Tou will not receive
an Impression, I am sure, that will give
yon cause reasonably to complain of that
opinion.
Both Complain.
"Definite questions are at times con
sidered by France Dr others of the bel
ligerent countries - as proof that the
American government favors sometimes
one and sometimes tho others of the com-,
batanta. The two groups of belligerent
nations complain of the attitude of the
American ajevernment - In dually visor
pus terms. Each time one of these cases
arises Is It Hot proof that' the government
of the TTnlted States Is conscientiously
observing the rules of neutrality?
'The Germans or the allies may at
times And' that we "are exacting that the
lAmerlcan government sticks' too' closely'
to these rules. .The war will not last for
ever. When It Is finished, such. PC such
a' nation will perhaps be glad' that wo
have maintained the rules against which
it protests today.
Cite Letter ta Polncare.
"France wilt avoid the error of betlov
Ing what individuals of 'the , peop'.es in
the conflict often think that U, that he
vho Is not actively for them Is against
them. As to my own sentiments regard
ing France, I addressed a letter to the
president of the Frsnoh republic that ex
presses them clearly. -Be sure that I 'do
not think anything less than what that
letter says."
M. Alphaud says he asked President
Wilson If the contemplated Increase In
the American army and navy had any
precis object and that the president re
plied: U"No, augumentatlon has been retarded
ther than hurried by current events.
Ws desired to avoid false interpreattons."
Asked If an early end Of the Mexican
trouble could be hoped for. President W li
on U reportad to have said:
Difficult to Reply. .
"It Is, Indeed, difficult to reply A fa-
f orable symptom appears, however, in the
ast Indications received here. They snow
a better disposition on the part of the
Principal Mexican chiefs to understand
(why they have to respect tho lives and
pnUresta of foreigners. Nothing shall be
kieglected by the American government
to accentuate these tendencies."
The letter referred to by M. Alphaud.
tt 1 understood, wae delivered three
iseks ago to President Polncare by Col
onel Edward M. House, who Is In Kurops
obsarvlag conditions. The letter. It Is
sld, was read to the French cabinet
Kon the members of which It mado an
reeahle Impression. -
CENTRAL UNITED CHURCH
SHOWS PROSPEROUS YEAR
At the annual business meeting of the
Central United Presbyterian church on
(Wednesday evening nearly 200 members
nrere seated at the annual dinner.
There has been a net Increase In mem
bership from 291 to 834. For missions the
(congregation has contributed II.8&3 and
(for general expenses &,435, closing tho
iyear with practically no deficit. The
(total contributions. Including missionary
society, toadies' Aid and Sunday' school,
mere tS,S20, or an average of over 12 1 per
tnember, based on present membership
kf SJ4.
, EX R. Hume was re-elected treasurer,
the business affairs being left in the
I and of these trustees: I. A. Medlar,
tlohn J. Foster. J. II. McMillan. N. &
(Brown and Ed A. Balrd, the Utter being
elected last evening. George F. Oilmore
resigned from th session.
REVENUE RECEIPTS DROP
OFF A BIT DURING MARCH
Internal revenut collections in the dis
trict of Nebraska during th last month
fall somewhat below the collection for
she corresponding" month of 1914. E. W.
North, acting collector of Internal rev
Irnue, states that th total collection for
March. HIS. were IRS.SM.M, compared
IwlLh t3KI.0lT.31 for March, 1914, a decrease
Jof tlZ.TM.S0. ,
Hmstila ttf Ores a Mtrasaer.
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Malta.
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Lpe.
COL. WILLIAM HAY
WARD (latest portrait),
former Nebraska" boy, just
appointed to $15,000-a-year
position as public
service commissioner for
New York.
i '
Crush Dreaded Foot
And Mouth Scourge
Everywhere in U. S.
WASHINGTON. April 2. Practical
eradication of the live stock foot and
mouth scourge In the United State was
announced tonight by the Department of
Agriculture. Officers In charge of the
campaign waged against the disease dur
ing the last six months said that with
the exception of a herd of animal near
Syracuse, N. T., which had .been desig
nated for slaughter today, telegraphic
reports from Inspectors throughout the
country showed the dlseaao had boon to
tho best of their knowledge completely
wiped out
Figures compiled by the department
show that 124,141 animals have been
slaughtered because of foot and mouth
infection from the time' of the outbreak
in October to March 36. .
It was pointed out, however, that the
total loss caused by the disease could not
be estimated alone by the number of animals-killed.
Interference, with.the . operation of th
stock yard at Chicago and other ship
ping points, the ' quarantining of infected
regions in practically all of the cattle
raising state and other precautionary
measure ordered by the department to
prevent the pread of pi disease during
Its Worst stag,' It Was said, ha caused
indeterminable losses.
PR. KEYS' HOUSE SOLD
FOR DEACONESS HOME
The old Dr. J. M. Keys home at Thirty
sixth street and Lincoln boulevard has
lust been sold to the Methodist hospital
for tie.ooo. pr. Keys sold It last Novem
ber to Mayor I C. .Staata of Central
City, gtaats baa now sold it to the hos
pital. It la contemplated to make a
deaconess horn of it in connection with
the hospital, a this piece of property I
on the 'same block with the hospital,
overlooking Mercer park-' The lot is 133
by 133. A largo frame residence stand
on th lot Possession la to be civen
May 1.
CLERK HOYT ISSUES TRIAL
CALENDAR FOR APRIL TERM
Clerk R. C. Hoyt of the federal court
has Issued the trial calendar for the April
term of court in the Omaha dlvlilon.
which will begin next Monday. Th
docket will be called at 10 o'clock in tho
morning, when case will be assigned for
trial- ( The first day wU be given over
to th hearing of motion, demurrer and
notices for hearing. The petit Jury for
the term will not be called to assemble
until some time after tho opening of the
term. The grand jury Is called to meet
at I p. m. Monday.,
WORKING ON PLANS FOR
NEW FIRST NATIONAL
The Qraham-Burnham firm of archi
tects of Chicago Is drawing sketches for
the building to be erected etther at Six
teenth and Harney or Sixteenth and Far
ram for th heme of the First National
bank. Somewhere between' eight and a
dosen stories are planned. The architects
have been working on sketches for a
month. Mr. Graham of th firm has
made several trips to Oraaba for confer
ences with his employers in this job.
COME TO ATTEND WEDDING
OF DR. MILLENER APRIL 8
Mrs. II P. Mlllener, mother, and Mis
Josopbln Hoyor, aunt of Dr. Mlllener.
have arrived from Buffalo, N. f ., and will
remain In Omaha during tho summer.
They ram a little earlier than they had
Intended, that they may bo in attendance
t the wedding of the doctor, which oc
curs Thursday afternoon, April I. At
that time th doctor weds Mis Jessie
Abbott Scott of Ashland.
ASQUITH TAKES PLACE
OF GREY, WHO IS AWAY
IjONDON. April J. Premier ytsqulth
temporarily ha taken charf of the Brit
ish foreign office. Sir Edward Orey hav.
In been compelled to lake a short holt,
day. It is expected Sir Edward will be
away from the ministry about threo
weeka The premier received diplomat!
caller at the foreign office.
MOVIE SHOPS SLOW IN
PAYINGJLICENSE FEES
The city license inspector In his report
for March state that fourteen theater
end picture show houses .paid 1915 Herns
fees, nearly all having been delinquent
since January. ,
The total receipts of the office last
month was tl.Kl.M, of which tl.010.80 wa
received froaa tho theaUr and an vie.
POSTAL RECEIPTS
SHOWJOOD GAIN
March Business Increase. Nine Fer
Cent Over Business. During
Same Month Lait Tear.
OTHER POSTOFFICES SHOW LOSS
A tain of almost 9 per rent in
postal receipts Is shown by Postmas
ter Jobn C. Wharton fiRures for
the March business at the Omaha
postofflce.
The gain in money was tlfl.7S2.S9, as
1 111,606. 43 worth of postal buslnesa was
done in Omaha last month, compared
with a total of fl!0.772.5S for March, 1914,
an increase of I I per cent
"That certainly shows that Omaha I
forging ahead and enjoying prosperity,"
say Postmaster Wharton, "for many
of the first-class postoffloes throughout
the country ar either marking time or
reporting decreases In business."
Meyerf ield Says
Business is Good
Morris Meysrfield, president of the
Orpheum Theatrical circuit, went west
on the Northwestern-Union rhclflc cn
route to the Pacific coast, hav'lng come
through from New York. Said Mr. Meyer
field: "We have no reason to complain of
business. Everywhere good crowds are
attending at nur houses and there seems
to be a general Improvement In conditions
all through th east. '
"The movies have not hurt our busi
ness. We have a line of attractions that
are distinct In themselves and they con
tinue to please theater goer as much as
ever."
BARACA CLASSES ARE
SHOWING GREAT RIVALRY
Quite a rivalry ha sprung up between
the Banvca class of the First Baptist
church ef this city and on of the:
Council Bluff classes, and strenuous!
effort ar being made to outdo each
other. The Omaha class started a year
ago with seven members. It baa grown
untl) daring the winter it won the basket
ball championship; without losing a game.
Two week ago th class had an at
tendance of seventy-nine and a. week
ago sixty-nine. But In the meantime the
Council1 Bluff class bad outstripped
them in attendance by having Judge
Foster of Omaha and tha chief of police
of Council Bluff a speaker on civic
affairs. Thee attraction brought out
an attendance of 146, Now th Omaha
das 1 making a publicity campaign for
a largo turnout Sunday morning at l:4S
at the First Baptist church.
COMPLETE OUTFIT IS .
REPORTED AS MISSING
At I o'clock Thursday night, John Cov
ington, colored, Twelfth and Davenport
streets. Informed the authorities that his
eld gray mule team bad been stolen.
About 1:30 A. O. Osbom, 906 South Thirty
second street, and- Emmet Avltt, (14
South Twenty-fifth street,' telephoned
police headquarters that valuable sets of
harness bad been taken from their barn.
An hour l.ater the Council Bluffs police
notified Omaha that a wagon belonging
to the Bartell-Mlller company Of that city
had disappeared.
The police believe that somebody must
be going Into th delivery business.
BUTLER IS CAUGHT WITH
GOODS RIGHT Off HIM
R. J. Butler, relsaaed from the county
jail two weeks age, was arrested at
Fourteenth and Douglas street. When
searched at th station. In hi pocket
wer. found several package of morphine
and heroin. Ho told tho officer that It
had been there siaoe his release from
th county Jail. ,
Butler will be held for tha federal au
thorities) oa tho suspicion that he la
on of th parti who has been peddling
dope about town.
. Order This' When,
the Grocer. Calls
A LWAYS keep two or three packages
Jt of Faust Spaghetti on hand it's a
dish that can be served several times
a week in so many different tasty
ways that one wiU scarcely ever com
plain on the grounds of sameness of diet.
CilGIIETTl
is etrengthening. It is made from hard
Durum wheat that is extremely rich in
gluten. This is the food element that
builds up muscle and tissue.
Faust Spaghetti is also easy to digest.
It's a cheap food, too you can well
afford to 6erve less meat when you have
Spaghetti. Write for free recipe book
' MAUIX BROS.. St. Louis. U. S. A.'
Seventeen Inches of ,
Snow Hero in March
Although 171 Inches of snow fell In
Omaha last month, according to the of
ficial monthly report of the .weather
bureau, the wvather at the close
of tho month was so mild that all the
new had been melted and not a trace
remained n the ground April 1.
March precipitation, measured In Indies
of water, was L67, or .21 In excess of
normal. The average dally temperatur
for the. month was six degrees below nor
mal, which Is thirty-six degree. Only
four days during the month wet cle sal
fled as clear, the other twenty-seven day
being classed either as cloudy or portly
cloudy.
Not Insane Because
He Eats Too Much
Oeora-e U Conard of South Omsha.
who died leaving by will an estate of 10.
000 to his housekeeper. Miss Bertha tlich
ardft, rather than to his daughter, Mr.
Florence Bock, was sane. County Judge
Crawford decided when he admitted the
will to probate over the ohjectlo of Mrs
Bock.
Evidence was Introduced by the con
testant Indicating that Conard" one ate
three plea, a can of syrup. can of
pumpkin and a can of plnearple at one
setting. This did not prov that he was
Insane, the court held.
CENTRAL EXCHANGE;
GETS OLIVER AGENCY
The Oliver Typewriter company has
completed arrangements with the Central
Typewriter exchange to handle it entire
retail business In Omaha and Vicinity.
The Oliver company will continue to han
dle wholesale business directly, from the
general offices In Chicago.
The Central Typewriter exchange was
organised twelve years ago by George
Lenhoff, present president of the con
cern. From a small beginning on Leav
enworth street this concern ha pros
pered end recently Incorporated, with
Harry Ferer, the oldest typewriter man
In this territory, joining Issues with Mr.
Lenhoff. The Central Typewrler ex
change has taken over the quarters here
tofore occupied by the Oliver Typewriter
company at 1K5 Farnam street, and will
handle their general typewriter business
at this location In connection with the
Oliver agency.
DENVER MAN LOOKING FOR
BIG CROPS IN COLORADO
Assistant General Freight Agent Choate
of the Vnlon raclfic, located at Denver,
is at headquarter. In conference with
Vice President Munroe and General
Freight Agent Lane. Mr. Choate asserts
that all through th territory over which
he has Jurisdiction crop prospects were
never so good as now. Said he:
"All through the central west, east of
the mountains, the ground la thoroughly
aturated with moisture. It seems that
the surface moistnr has soaked down
until it has reached that coming from
below, something that has never before
occurred, so far as I know."
CHILDS OUT ON PAROLE;
WANTED IN NORTH DAKOTA
After being paroled from the Nebraska
penitentiary at Lincoln, while serving a
term for alleged horse stealing, Olen K,
Child was immediately re-arrested by
United State Deputy Marshal Mensen.
He I said to be wanted at Fargo, Vt.
V., under a federal Indictment, charging
that h used th malls to defraud In
connection with a picture enlarging
cheme. Marshal Warner and Assistant
District Attorney Lan hare , taken
Child to Fargo, . (
MEASLE EPIDEMIC IS
SOMEWHAT SUBSIDED
The epidemic of measles whloh ha
been sweeping over th city has run Its
course. For the first time this year
twenty-four hours hav gone by without
one cas being reported. There have
been nearly 1,000 ease since January L
Largt Package, 10c
I1 WW '.W.M
T. P. A. MEETSHERE IN JUNE
Indication Are that 600 Delegate!
Will Attend the National
Contention.
SPECIAL TRAHTS FOR MANY
The national convention f the T.avel
er' rrotectlvo association I lo be held
In Omaha th week of June II. and It la
txnected that fully 600 delegates wl.l b
In attendance. Advice of tb oeming of
the first of the big parties hav been re
celved. A large number of th enstofn
dclogates. will congregate In Chicago, and
the night of June 12. on a special train
over the Burlington, they will leave ther.
arriving in Omaha' at o'clock the fol
lowing morning.
It ia understood that several other spo-
i? it in style DERG'S
No Woman in
M1
YOUR EASTER SUIT
Our suit stock has been ln
r penned by the arrival of hun
dred of new ferments th
past few days. The mod-els re
flect the latest style chanirv
for sprln th clever tallorol
types, th late style skirt
and the Jaunty new style Jack
ets. All color and materials,
and th price ar very mod
erate $17.50, $22.50. $27.50,
$30.00
3
Fer This
Splendid
Hall
Clock
mad of Solid
Oak, tlx feet
high, brtu
weightt, chain
and pendu
lum: excellent'
timekeep era.
A wonderful
value.
Solid Oak Table
A heavy, substantially built ex
tension table, round top, square
pillar, a well-made table, and
a tremendous bar
gain at this.! sal
price of only
aarraxaamaToa
XK7TsT, HXW ais.
Newsst Improved, front
l-r, lever liH-k doora. ad
Juatable shelvsn, retnuv-
siii parts, aouoi oii
air clrcula.
tlua. Spaoial,
at. ealr
15.75
fg Gotten qri'TP
ll
''ill
mi
southern delegates will come on a special
train, ss will those from Minnesota and
th north.
MANUFACTURERS FAVOR
BUYING THE AUDITORIUM
The Issuance of city bonds to buy the
AudltorHitn at tlnt) waa approved by
the Omaha Manufacturer' association at
a meeting of the director Friday noon.
It wa recommended that the Auditorium
be now acquired by the city a a pine
to hold the mnny conventions that an
nually come to th city. 1
' The association finally adopted tha
letler head it had been Working on for a
16ng time. It has a picture of Omaha's
skyline which shows th skyscrapers,
while at the same tlm it show the
rhtmney nf factories and the big whole
sale district. - '
Have It.
Town Gin Afford
EASTER SALE
- t
$6.50 Waists for OVT 73
Georsetto Crepes Lace WaUta mjbW :mi
Georgette Crepes
' Crepe do China
Putty Willow
This tale will be the waist
sensation of tb seanon. There
ar bo odd lota, . tolled or
sample waists, only onr regu
lar stock of new style waists
for spring.
Another Waist Brgia $1.SS
. This lot includes Crepe de '
Chine, Tab Bilk and Flowered
Chiffon walsta In twenty dif
ferent late style models. They
sell regularly at 1 1 to $3.50.
A Beautiful Line of
If your Easter need ta a separate wrap we are well prepared
to satisfy you. Tha showing Includes white coats, silk coats and
coat la all colors and mixture. The styles sre most becoming
and every new color and mat rial It shown. Prices range
810.00. 812.50. 815.00, 817.50. 820.00
a CU
nn
00
btteiUtalaB J
Saturday
Uitb a Parchsso
UA9 .
-i' . i a .,.L.i...., . r m b a
Another special inducement to encourage-all
who expect t6 buy Home Outfits this spring to
make their selections now. This splendid elastic
layer cotton felt mattress, 100 pure cotton,
heavy ticking, any size, only 75o on Saturday,
provided you buy goods to the amount of $50
or over, 1
Caster Flower Caskets
Handsome Flower or Fruit Baskets,
8 Inches In diameter with f
handle, rich brown Japanese
Shldawaro, extra special . . .
Open Oaturday Evening
fcoxra oaxz mrmwr.
A we
roll built solid nuit m ssj '
Buffet, fumed finish, spe- 1 1.13
dally DiiQ4 Saturday w
Ttm Other Buffets on pdal sal
Saturday, one at I IS I oa at aJt
and on at
ILWTffj m
a. ttiffiW. '
Year Cash
Docs Double
Duty During
This Sale
Cur Hew Teres
tre tha
"EASIEST
TEQUSiri
OMAHA"
law , ss'-sw.,. t
Thurston Welcomed
by His Old Friends
A "welcome horn luncheon for John
M. Thurston was held at the Commercial
club Friday noon by a number of his old
friends and former associates.
Judge Lee Bstelln presided at the meet
ing. Nine speakers eulogised Mr. Thur
ston and extended him the hand of wel
come back to Omaha. The speakers
were: W. J. Connell, W. F. Ourley. C.
O. Lobeck. John I Webster, N. If. Iaio
mls, K. A. Benson, John L. Kennedy.
Pave Mercer and Oeora-e It. Thummel.
In replying Mr. Thurstyhi said he never
hnd felt at home anywhere hut In
Omaha, and that In all the years he
had been awy he had never written
his name on a hotel register except ns
"John M. Thurston, Nebraska."
If BERG'S have? it it-s in style.
to Miss This
OF WAISTS
I
You will quickly recofnis
these waists as the kind that
sell at $6.09 or I6.50 in most
stores. You will find every
new shade and every site from .
N to 44. The greatest waist
sale of the season.
Fancy Dreu Wauti $193 .
A splendid assortment for
choosing In Georgette Crepe,
Crepe) de Chine, Shadow
Laces and Pussy Willows, In
white, flesh, maize, sand, gold
and bavy.
Coats for Easter
NEW SPRING PETTICOATS
Jersey or Mescaline. 'All Colon
. , $1.S3 and $2.95
.I.I.T.I.IJTf'T
of $50 or Over
s
s
Sid Oak
Dining
Chair
Genuine
Leathsr
Full
Box
Seat
A strong, well mado well
finished Box Scat Diner,
Fumed or Golden, genuine
leather, black or 4 QQ.
brown, Saturday at.il
Solid Oak Library Table 8
Mission design, mortised corner
posts, an exceptionally handsome
design, large drawer for rn
stationery. Specially I LSU
priced for Saturday at. . 3 -
o-camTt.
On of Trra sofolals, full '
Collapsible Cart, heavy run
be r llres-sliM'tor , ft fl C
rar. spw lul , al.il J
lota sale '
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