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Easter Sale and Spring Millinery Opening
Sale Begins March 17th and Continues Until Easter
SPECIAL PRICES ON SEASONABLE MERCHANDISE UNTIL EASTER.
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10 yds. 12c Dress Ginghams 98C
Umbrellas, worth up to $1.75, at $1.19
Ladies' Black Petticoats at v. . : 69C
Ladies' Embroidered Petticoats at $L00
Ladies' Hemstitched Handkerchiefs at 1C
Lily white grass bleached, pure linen handfs SC
Ladies' 20c Embroideeed handkerchiefs 15C
All Hand Bags, worth up to 1.75 9Bc
30 doz. Ladies9 Hose, per pair IOC
Ladies' Hiawatha fine Hose 5C
Children's fine ribbed cotton Hose 20c value 15C
Ladies' Gordon black silk lisle Hose, 35c quality. . 25C
Ladies' black silk Petticoat, $5.00 quality $3.98
Ladies' black silk Petticoat, worth $6, Spclll PriCI W-98
One lot new Spring Suits, worth up to $18.50. $ 11.50
One lot new Spring Suits, worth up to $20.00. $16.98
One lot Wool Dress Goods, worth up to 60c 42C
One lot Wool Dress Goods, worth up to $1, Easter Priei 59C
36 in. Sea Side Percale, 15c quality 12 1-2C
10 pieces Silkoline, worth up to 1 5c, Easter price . . 1 UC
One lot of Fancy Silks 49C
300 yds. New diagolal silk Tussah silk, 0Q
worth up to $1.50 30C
New Mirror Silk, regular $1.25 quality QQ.
Easter Price o9C
SPRING MILLINERY OPENING
Thursday and Friday, March 17 and 18
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EVERY man who puts
his trust in us on
the mattee of right
clothes will get put into
Hart Schaflher & Marx
class; and he'll be a first prize
winner; the clothes we provide
being the prize.
It's the easiest way to win
we know; and the best of it is,
you get satisfaction out of it
for a long time.
All Hart Schaffner & Marx
fabrics are all wool; always.
Suits $15 to $25
This store is the home of
Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes
Freaks of Language.
A peculiar kind of blundering known
as "folk etymology" is responsible for
some of the queerest freaks of km-1
guage. Au easy example will make
this clear. Our American word "car
ryall" for a kind of vehicle is not a
cdmpouml of "carry" and "all," but a
slight distortion of the French "carri
ole," a diminutive car. The change
was made in obedience to the uni
versal tendency to assimilate the un
known to the known, to make words
u)ean something by associating them
vjltb others which they resemble in
sjpund. Often there is no etymological
relation between the words associated. also do some spring shopping.
J. ...1, ... - f -. M
ts wueu sparrowgrass is maue out m
ajeparagus. This particular corruption
was once in such good colloquial use
that Walker, the lexicographer, wrote,
"Sparrowgras"s is so general that as
paragus lias an air of stiffness and
Laurel Decker was a Ijeigh visitor last
Clifford Wells is at Madison this week
helping bis brother move.
Or. U. E. Ludwick is here th'iB week
looking after his dental practice.
Dr. Oasller, dentist, of Humphrey,
nifide his regular trip here on Friday.
iienry Sanders two children are uitt
sick, hut the doctor thinks they will soon
liruce Webb cried a six thousand dol
lar horse sale here on Saturday last, and
it was largely attended.
Dr. II. G. Morris went to Omaha last
Friday to attend u medical meeting, re
turning home Saturday evening.
Arthur Craig i"b again in possession of
his automobile, after having it in a gar
age at Columbus during the cold wintry
Grandma Morris is up town visiting at
the Herman Ludeke residence this week,
which is quite a stunt for such an old
lady hb she.
Mrs. Cashiuann and Mrs. Sam Flem
ing were at Omaha the latter part of
last week to attend the funeral of Win.
Mr. John Tousen of Grand Island ar
rived here Sunday evening for a visit at
the F. S. Gray home, returning home the
Herl Nash is getting ready to move to
Wyoming the fore part of next week,
where he and his family expect to make
their future home.
A nurse from Omaha arrived Sunday
evening to take care of grandma Felt,
who has been threatened with pneumo
nia, but is much better at ibis writing.
Bruce Webb's sale on Tuesday the IS.
ends his sales for this season. Brace is
one of the best auctioners in the state,
and he is certainly one that Creston is
Mrs. Bruce Webb am! Mrs. Tbeo
Plagemann left last Friday morning for
Omaha where they expect to make a
short visit with relatives and friends, and
Monday, Mar. 21
Wm. Crew Players in Dick Fcrris's
"Way 0t Wnt"
Popular Prices, 25c, 35c, 5c.
One lady free with every paid r0c ticket
Thursday. Mar. 24
Polly of the Circus
Two carloads of scenery
ONE OF THE BEST ATTRAC
TIONS OF THE SEASON
Prices 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50
votes In Pawn.
In the delightful days of yore a vote
frequently fetched hundreds of pounds.
Poor electors would not wait for an
election, but would borrow from the
candidate sums of money, for which
they would give promissory notes.
And when the reform bill was spoken
of to some electors in Stafford they
expressed -their pleasure at It and
hoped that there would be Introduced
Into the bill some plan for the better
payment of poor voters! For the con
venlenee of would be M. P.'s seats
used to be procurable for 3,000 or f C
000 cash down, while toward the close
of the eighteenth century the borough
of Gatton and many others were ac
tually publicly advertised for sale by
auction. The sales were not for a sin
gle parliament, but the fee simple in
cluded the power of nominating the
two representatives forever. London
Chinas Names of Places.
Chinese names of places often define
their character. Thus the terminal
"yang" means fortress, Piugyang the
"fortress of peace." "Cheng" means &
walled city, as Fenghuangcheng tho
"Pheuix walled city." "Shan" Is a
mouutaiu. "hai" the sea, "kuan" a
camp; thus Shankaikuan Is the "moun
tain sea camp." A "ling" Is a moun
tain pass; Motlenllug. near Mukden. 1st
the "heaven scraping pass."
The suffixes "tao" and "to" Indicate
Islands; "po" or "pho," a harbor;
a bay; "kiang" and "ho," a..
A great improvement is being made on
the northeast corner of main street.
George Wagner is having his grocery
store raised eighteen inches which great
ly improves the appearance of the building.
He Ate His Own Words.
Not long ago the punishment for li
bel in Russia was the requirement
that the libeler literally eat bis own.
words. A man who published a small
volume reflecting on the unlimited
Kwer of the sovereign was seized,
tried in a summary way and con
demned to consume the objectionable
words. In one of the public streets
the book was severed from its binding,
the margins cut off. the leaves rolled
up one by one and fed to the unfortu
nate author. A surgeon was in attend
ance to pronounce upon the number
possible to give without endangering
his life, but he is reported to have set i
the limit at something like 200.
river; "kow." a port; "fu," a first class.
city; "Ju," a provincial capital. "Pel"
Is north, "nan" Is south, "king" Is cap
ital. These suffixes help to explain.
such familiar names in these days as
The Cattle f Deepen.
One of th finest French renalssaac
buildings in France Is the Castle of
Despond, famous In the legendary lore
of the Toulonsaln country in which it
stands. Over the window of one of
the inner courtyards is sculptured in
the stone a head above the motto.
"Plus d'EspoIr." These were the last
words of Rose de Martial, whose story
has been sung by the poets of Ton-
louse. She was the daughter of the
house of Martial, to whom the castle
belonged, and she was courted by the
lord of Castelnat, whose manor she
could see from her window. But. al
though she was beautiful and tender
hearted, the lord jilted her, and she
fell Into a melancholy. She sat every
day by the window, whence she could
aee the fickle lord of Castelnat's
manor. One morning be passed by In
the valley below. She sung to him,
bat be never looked up. "Plus d'Es
poIr!" she cried and threw herself out
of the window on to the 'nags below,
where she was killed. The manor of
Martial was known thenceforward as
the Castle of Despond. The fine build
ing was falling to ruins when M. Fe
nallle bought it, rand he had it com
pletely and skillfully restored before
making a gift of It to the nation.
His First Taste of Discipline.
Admiral Jouett, probably one of the
jolliest seadogs our navy ever knew,
once told an amusing story; of bis
early days as a cadet
"I was a sociable youngster," be
says, "and when I went to my first as
signment, the Independence, and saw
the stars and stripes floating over It I
remembered my mother bad taught
Sanshantao, Chemulpo, Tallenwan. mth ihmt mir flPQf. ,lntv WM tn the n--
YangtseUaiiff, Hoangho, YInkow, Cbe-j , attempted gome conversation on
tu, .-iuju, ickiug auu inukiug. new
Th Suspect's Declaration.
Parson White's precautionary meas
ure of protecting bis chicken coop
with chilled steel bars was futile, for
that very night four more of his choice
Leghorns disappeared, leaving the sev- K
ered and twisted bars as the only vis-1
ible evidence of the theft. However,
bis suspicious pointed toward bis next '
uoor neiguuor, wnom ne nau seen i gj navy.1
prowling arounu nis vara max aay. i
this line with the executive officer who
had received me when I came on board
and who was one of the strictest disci
plinarians in the navy of that day.
" 'Silence, slrr be roared at my first
question, his face red with anger. 'Si
lence, sir! Who gave you permission
to apeak? Let me hear only six words
Braalcicc Racatft &Gft
Just as long
as young chaps insist
upon being distinctive
in their dress
are going to be popular.
Just as long as we
give you splendid values
our store is going to be
The most distinctive
styles "ever," are shown
by us this season in
"Modern Clothes" and
truly we could not ex
tend better values.
$15.00, $18.00, $20.00, $22.50 and $25.00
COME AN0 HAVE A LOOK
We Have OVERLAND CARS
! For Immediate Delivery
The Overland factory has just announced that orders are
coming in at the rate of twice their production. But we
foresaw this condition, and have cars on hand. Here you can
get prompt delivery.
"All right behind there?" called the
conductor from the front of the car.
"Hold on!" cried u shrill voice. "Waft
till I get my clothes on!"
The passengers craned their necks
expectantly. A small boy was strug
gling to get a lasket of laundry,
The four Overland factories, em.
ploying 4,000 men, turn out 140 Over
lands daily. That's live times their
output of one year . ago. Yet the de
mand created by the cara in use is be
yond their capacity.
Come and see the cars which
throagh marvelous merit have be
come the hensation of motordoiu.
Never in the history of automobiles
has a car leen in such demand.
See the utter simplicity--the pedal
control. See why a novice can
master the car in ten iniii:te9'r
See the trouble-proof ear -the enr
that almost cares for itsir .Thectr
that is fazed by no road, by no weath
er. The oar that coats least for up
keep. See the Overland we sell for 81.000
with 25 horsepower and a lOJ-inch
wheel base. A fifty-miles-an-honr
large and powerful car
See the $1,250 Overland, with 40
horsepover and a 1 12-inch wheel base.
"Not a hole!
wt" "" -v i PRa bbBv
and accordingly be bad this suspect
up in police court the next morning.
"If the prisoner can file an alibi I'll
let bim off with a suspended sen
tence," announced the judfte at the
end of the evidence. "Can .you file an
"Ah guess Ah kin," eagerly rejoined
the suspect, "if it ain't any hahder den
Pahson White's chickeu coop bahs!"
Out of Tun.
A piano tuuer employed by a city
firm was sent to a certain suburb tn
tune a plauo. He found the instru-
from yon, sir, while you are on this . nient In good condition and not iu the
ship "port," "starboard," "yes, sir," , ieast need of attention. A few days
and "no, sir."' later the firm received a letter from
"And this was my first discipline in tue owner of the piano, a lady of mu
sical intention, saying that the piano
bad not been properly tuned.
A Ludicrous Word Twister.
Professor William Archibald Spooner
no better than before. After receiving
a reprimand from his employer the
of Oxford university became famous ; hapless tuner made another trip to the
as a ludicrous word twister. Once at
41 special service, seeing some women
standing at the back of the church
I' -waiting to be seated, he rushed down
the aisle and addressed the usners as
follows: "Gentlemen, gentlemen, sew
Taking One's Own Puis.
Being able to "take" one's own
pulse Is u doubtful accomplishment,
because the heart has Home peculiari
ties the Importance of "which are sure
to be overestimated except by physi
cians and much uneasiness occasioned
in consequence. Irregularity of the
pulse is natural to no small number
of people without otlr signs of dis
ease. It may also be simply a tran
sient symptom, due to terrors of habit
or other causes whlctt, disappearing,
leave no trace behind them.
Columbus Automobile Co.
The Real Automobile House
"That Is a fat, prosperous' looking)
envelope. Does our salesman;-send iu
a big bunch of ordersf?"
"Xot exactly. That envelope con
talus a receipt for hi last -check, his
expense account for -this week, a re
quest for a salary raise and a recpiisi
tiou for some more expense account
blanks." Louisville Courier-Journal.
suburbs and again tested every note
only to find, as before, no fault with
the instrument. This time he told the
"Yes." she said, "it does seem all
right, doesn't it. when you play on It,
itbese ladles into their sheets.' Being but as soon as I begin to sing it gets
asked at dinner what fruit he would all out of tune again."
Lave, he promptly replied, "Pigs,!
fleas." This la the way In which Dr.
Spooner proposed to bis wife: Being
ooe afternoon at the home of her fa
ther. Bishop narvey Goodwin of Car
lisle, Mrs. Goodwin said, "Mr. Spoon
er, will you please go out Into the
garden and ask Miss Goodwin if she
wilt come in and make tea?" The pro
fessor on finding the young lady said,
"Miss Goodwin, your mother told me
to ask you If you would come in and
He Failed to See It.
Mr. Closecoyne (during bis wife's re
ception) She gives 'em lights; she
gives 'em music; she gives 'em food,
flowers, champagne, and that's what
she calls receiving! Puck.
Ella Bella married an octogenarian.
Stella-I don't think the girl ought to
change her religion for a man. Exchange.
Method is the very hinge of busi
ness, and there is no method without
puactuallty. Punctuality is. important
because it subserves the peace and
good temper of a family. Calmness of
Bind, which it produces. Is another
advantage of punctuality. A disor
derly man is always iu a hurry. He
has no time to speak to you because
he Is going elsewhere, and when lie
gets there he is too late for his busi
ness or he must hurry away before he
can finish It.
The best tobacco iu Slain is grown
at Petchabuu. It is planted In ojh-ii
fields near the town after the floods in
September or October, and the tirt
crop, or tips, which is considered the
best quality. Is gathered about Febru
ary and the last about the beginning
of May. The very best quality cannot
be purchased, ns it is reserved for t lie
special use of the king and sent down
to Bangkok, where it is smoked iu the
palace and distributed to the chief of
ficers of state.
In the morning when thou rNeth un
willingly let this thought be pri'-ent
"I am rising to the work of a human
being." Marcus Aurelius.
Ask for Cooper Wells f Col's
Wo. 99 and get stockings tfctt
not only look well and fit per
fectly with no seams to annoy,
but which give remarkable ser
vice. We recommend themu
J. H. GALLEY
505 Eleventh Street Columbul tSL'1 V"t", '" " '
When She Wasn't Looking.
Anxious Mother How do you knew
Mr. Jackson Is in love with you? Has
ae told you so? Pretty Daughter
N-uo, but you should see the way he
looks at me wiien-1 am not looklngaat
Walter Which side of the
vou wish to sit on, sir?
This is to remind you that our
Thursday and Friday, March 17 and 18
If you miss it, yoa will miss seeing the finest aggregation of ARTISTIC
MILLINERY you will have a chance to see this season.
Prettier than ever, but prices are lower.
. H. II. STIRES, Union Block
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