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Farvcmtl OHeri of President McKinlej
Ikiring the 8paniih War.
late-reetlng ldllM on Mea and
. Meaeares aa the FlfU (
Actlsa for tba Libera-
Hob of Caba.
la the forthcoming May number of The
Kstlonal Magazine W. 8. Coursey, former
privet secretary to the aecretary of war,
"writs a followi of tha personal part taken
hT President McKtnler In the direction of
affair in the Spaalah war:
Much has been written regarding the per
sonality of the late President McKlnley.
Tela article deals with Mr. McKlnley as the
Ideal commander In chief of the army and
nary of the United States. Never before In
the history of our country was there a
president who ao absolutely and devotedly
eommaaded the fighting forces of the
t'nlted States as did William McKlnley.
During the civil war the conditions were
widely different. The the commanders In
the Held had almost entire authority te do
as they plesaed with the forces of their
commands. Oeneral Grant seldom asked
for ordera from Washington, and he only
Infrequently received any. Not so dur I Ba
the Spanish-American war. Mr. McKlnley
waa, at all times, fully cognisant of even
the minutest details affecting the army and
navy. Conferences were held at the White
House every avenlng, and often lasted until
1, 2 and I o'clock In the morning. There
were present, usually, Secretary of War
Alger, Secretary of the Navy Long and
Oeneral Corbln, the adjutant general of the
army. The president required all military
orders to be submitted to him before being
Issued, and many of them today bear his
corrections In pencil.
Preparing for Invasion.
Tha night of June 7 and morning of the
th will long be remembered by those at
the White House. On the evening of the
.fth, upon the advice of Admiral Sampson
that he had bombarded the forts of Santiago
and urging that an army of not less than
10.000 men be sent there at once, a direct
wire was secured from the White House to
Tampa and General Shafter was Instructed
to rail Immediately. Within five minutes a
reply was received stating that It would be
impossible for him to get away before day
light the next day. Until about 2 o'clock in
the mornlcg telegrams were going to and
coming from Oeneral Shafter. The presi
dent wv-ited to know how many troops and
horses, would go with the first expedition;
If adr.quate quartermaster, commissary and
medical supplies were on board the ships.
Aft?r all this Information had been ob
tained the prealdent said to the operator:
"Tell him" (meaning General Shafter)
"good night and godspeed."
Early that morning, however, fe dispatch
wa received by the Navy department from
Admiral Remey at Key West, stating that
"Spanish armor cruiser, second class, and
Spanish ' torpedo boat destroyer seen by
Eagle, Nicholas channel, Cuba. Destroy
cenvoy. Details follow."
The secretary of the navy aroused the
president from his slumbers, and after
reading the message to him urged that
Oeneral Shafter be directed to delay the
movement until further advised. Again the
secretary of war and the adjutant general
were summoned to the White House, and
as soon as they arrived instructions were
given to delay the movement. It was not
until the 14th that the first troops left
Tampa for Cuban watera.
It waa at such timea as these, when
most of the officials were greatly excited,
that Mr. McKinley'a noble character and
presence of mind were most striking. Not
once did he become excited or ruffled, and
he seemed never to tire. On the other
hand, he was bright and cheerful.
Information at First Hand.
All cipher cablegrams received at the
Etate, War and Navy departments came
over wires that passed through tha tele
graph and cipher bureau of the White
House, and, under the direction of Captain
B. F. Montgomery, signal officer, U. S. A.,
these messagea were Immediately de
ciphered and handed the prealdent, so that
he waa Informed of all that waa transpiring
a soon as the officiate to whom tha mes
sages were addressed. Mr. McKlnley very
often would come to the telegraph bureau
and read the messages sheet by sheet, ai
they came over the wires, and not infre
quently the secretary of war, while reading
the same telegram, would receive a mes
sage over the telephone from the prealdent
directing him to come to the White Houae
Immediately to confer In regard to the dis
patch Just received. The secretary of war
would prepare a reply to a message, then
hand It to the president, who would make
his corrections. '
Colaoel Miller's command aalled from
Manila, to Hollo la December. 1898. Upon
hie arrival he met resistance and, having
no war abip, be was unable to. effect a
landing. Upon General Otis' report of this
fact and that the soldiers were suffering
greatly from the crowded condition of the
transpprta, the secretary of war prepared
an answer. The message was written on
New Year's dsy of 1899, and was aa fol
"It la of first Importance that ceafict
Anxious thougbta sometimes perplex
the wife who sees maternity before her.
If aha ia treading an untried path, ahe
sometimes frets herself into a nervous
condition which ia injurious and pros
trating. If motherhood haa already been
painful experience aha ia apt to ahrink
from the coming trial and by her very
mental anxiety increase the, possibility
of her Buffering.
There ia no cause for anxiety for those
Prospective mothers who use Dr. Pierce'e
avonte Prescription. It tranquilitee
the nerves, encourages the appetite, in
duces refreshing sleep and produce
mental cheerfulness aa well as physical
vigor. It gives strength and muscular
elasticity so that the baby 'a advent ia
practically painless. It ia the best tonic
mc nursing mother a.
I am so thankful for what Dr. rime's Fa
writ rencriution has dooe for , writ Mr.
joaa T. Smith, of elucaa. Brit. Col.. Boa e. "It
ipca at
The dealer aha offers a auhatitnia
for "Favorite Prescription " (Iocs ao to
gain the little more profit paid on the
aele of leaa meritorious medicines. Ilia
profit ia your loss, therefore accept no
Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical
Adviser sent free on receipt of stamps
to cover expense of mailing only.
8end at one-cent stamps for the
book in paper covea; or 31 stamps for
.Dm Wa -boned volum. Address Dr.
ft. V. Pierce, ttuSslo, N. Y.
" -
inraugh the long month, before baby
cam aa I hav a big. strong babv girt, tha
healthy of th three, and ft cured tue e( a
lataat which wa taking away all my etreeata.
Interesting Side
NEW YORK. April 22. (Special Corre
spondence of The Bee.) The exercises at
tending the Installation of Dr. Nichols
Murray Butter aa the new prealdent of
Columbia university Saturday were the
most Impressive I bsve ever witnessed, and
I have witnessed a grest many formal
ceremonies, from presidential Inaugura
tions, church conclaves and national con
ventions down. The past year has marked
an era In great college functions, particu
lar among them, the Yale bl-centennlal,
the Johns Hopkina quarter-centennial and
the Columbia Installation. While I was
not present at either of the first two, those
who were In attendance upon all three
generall agree that tha last one outranks
the others In representative character and
la Imposing simplicity. An assemblage of
all of the leading lights In tha American
educational world would of Itself be a
notabla gathering, and' in this case the
Importance haa been enhanced by the pres
ence of the chief executive of the nation
and representatlvea not only of the various
branches of the government, but also of
several foreign governments through their
members of tha diplomatic corps.
The handsome buildings In which the
university Is now boused on Mornlngslde
Heights never looked more Inviting, nor
could the occasion have been favored with
more propitious weather. From first to
lsst the program was carried out with no
perceptible hitch. In the room given over
to the reception of the Invited guests, col
lege presidents snd college professors were
welcomed by President Butler and a verita
ble reunion was brought about between
educational associates hailing from all sec
tions of the country.
The academic procession constituted a
display of university Insignia, which would
have been confusing were It not ao attrac
tive. Each member, arrayed in the aomber
academic gown, yet differentiated by vari
colored hoods, Indicating the degrees with
which he had been honored, joined In the
proceetlon, headed by representatives ot
the undergraduates, and closed with Presi
dent Roosevelt, Mayor Low, former presi
dent of the university, and Dr. Butler, the
new president.
I had a most advantageous position along
the center aisle In the Improvised audi
torium into which the gymnasium had
Co-Operative Housekeeping
The co-operative housekeeping experi
ment started In Sioux City, Ia.. soma
months ago la attracting considerable at
tention, and rightly ao, as It foreshadows
a possible solution of the servant girl prob
lem, which haa become a perplexing one to
housekeepers. The experiment Is such s
pronounced success that a second league of
tha same sort Is being formed to accom
modate famillea seeking admission to tho
first. The organisation la known aa the
Parkslde Co-Operatlvs Housekeeping asso
ciation. It has a membership of five fam
ilies comprising fifteen persons, all of whom
livs within a radius of a block. The cost
of board averages $2.11 a week for an In
dividual. 'The project aeemed feasible from tha
first, because several students' clubs bsd
flourished during the school months of the
yesr in Mornlngslde, the suburb In which
the association Is located." said Mrs. W.
W. Brown, one of the members. In an In
terview with a New York Tribune reporter.
"The first step In establishing the enter
prise was to organize under a constitution
and by-laws and to elect officers. The next
waa to rent a commodious centrally located
two-story bouse. Membership Is limited to
not less than fifteen or more than twenty
persons, and no new member Is admitted
without the unanimous consent of the asso
ciation. Ths by-laws provide that no re
duction shall be made for meals in a mem
ber's absence, unless he or she Is absent
two meals in succession. For visitors pres
ent less thsn three days a charge of IS cents
a meal Is made to the host or hostess. For
ft longer visit, regular rates are charged
for guests. A housekeeper prepares the
three meals a day, and keeps tbs dining
room, kitchen and store closets, etc.. tldv.
She receives In remuneration for her serv
ices $5 a week and board tor heraelt and
little aon. A student from Mornlngslde col
lege walta on the table and washes the
dishes for his board.
"vary Friday evening the women of the
organisation meet and make out bills of
tars for the coming week. .Each of ths Ave
woman snd tbs housekeeper preparea be
forehand menus for three meala beslnnlna
with tho avenlng dinner and the breakfaat
be avoided at this time, It possible. Can
not Miller get Into communication with In
surgents, giving them ths presldent'a proc
lamation and Informing them of the pur
poses of this government, that there Is no
other purpose than to gtvs them pesce,
prosperity and protection in all their clrlo
The president Inserted la the dispatch.
following the word "conflict," -the phrase.
'brought on by you," snd amended ths
concluding lines to read, "that Its purpose
Is to give them a good government and se
curity In their personal rights."
He added:
"It IS moat desirable that Miller ahould
hold hla ground, and as the hearth ot the
soldiers may not psrmlt of their remaining
on traasports,. jould not a landing at aoms
healthful place, convenient, be affected
without a conflict
"The report of excited condition In Manila
makes It lacumbent upon you not to weaken
your forces at that point."
Ralsta ' flax la Cabs.
On the sams day, upon advlcea from
Oeneral Brooke that the United Statee flag
had been raised over the inland ot Cuba, a
dispatch ot congratulation waa prepared by
Secretary Alger at the White House, aa
"January 1, 1809. Brooks, Major Oeneral:
Ths president Instructs ma to send to you
and your command hla best congratulations
upon ths auccesatul and peaceful turning
over of the Island of Cuba by the govern
ment ot Spain to your forces." Ths preal
dent corrected ths dlspstch to read, follow
ing th word "peaceful," "events of the
day," and by atrtklng out "beat" before
The order below shows that President
MeKla'.sy at times even designated the
reglmenta for active service:
"Washington. D. C. General Corbln: If
wa need more troops for Manila, after the
force now at . F. haa gone. I direct,, that
yoq will order ths Twelfth N. Y., Colonel
Leonard, eomdg. ' ' WM. McK.
"Aug. 11. V
Oa July t, ths dsy aftsr the naval battle
at Saatlago. Mr. McKlnley aent ths follow
ing order to the secretary ot war:
"To the Secretary of Wsr: Oeneral Shaf
ter and Admiral Bempsoa ahould confer at
ones for co-operation la taking Santiago.'
After the fullest exchange of vlewa tha
Lights on a Notable Academic
been transformed, and waa In close prox
imity to the procession as It passed. Not
only were the familiar faces with which I
bsd become acquainted during my college
days numerous, but also a generous rep
resentation from the west of people welt
known in this section.
In the procession were two chancellors
of the University of Nebraska Dr. James
H. Canfleld, who now presides over the
deatlnlea of the university library at Co
lumbia, always with fond recollections of
his career in our state, and Chancellor
Andrews, who Is now guiding Nebraska's
Institution of higher learning. Another
striking figure was that of General Brooke,
resplendent In military uniform, who later
asked after a number of friends, dating
from hla location In Omaha aa commanding
general of the Department of the riatte.
Still another familiar countenance was
that of James M. Woolworth, who passed
along with the other gowned dignitaries
In his capacity as chancellor of the Epis
copalian diocese of Nebraska.
Around about In the audience were sev
eral people well known to Nebraskana.
Just behftid me sat Professor Frank A.
Ftttpatrlck, formerly superintendent of the
Omaha public schools, but now connected
with a book concern of Boston, who had
been associated with President Butler la
his work In the National Educational asso
ciation. Near him was W. E. Annln, who
shines In Omaha on occasions, though now
located at Denver In a responsible posi
tion In the poetsl service. He la s cousin
of President Butler and had come on to
participate in the Installation ceremonies.
On one side was Dr. Albert Shaw, the bril
liant editor of the Review ot Reviews, who
greeted me and recalled his visit to Omaha
during the great Transmlsetssippl expo
sition. Close by waa Horace White, the
veteran editor of the New York Evening
Post and one of the few remaining repre
sentatives of the old pioneer school of
Journalism. Not far on the other elde was
Carl Schurz, still active and vigorous In
spite of accumulating years. A few rows
In front of me eat Andrew Carnegie, the
great ateel master, who la planting publio
l'brarles all over the country, and to whom
South Omaha, Lincoln and many other Ne
braska and Iowa towns owe a special debt
of gratitude. It is needless to say that
Mr. Carnegie on his entrance received spe
cial attention, and that nearly every ons
and planning the luncheon ao as to use left
overs of the first two meals. Members are
at liberty to Introduce dishes that are fa
vorites In their own homes, and If they wish
to do so, to prepare them In the kitchen In
their own way. . This plan Insurea a good
many especially toothsome dishes prepared
by women whose specialties they are. One
of the women and her husband, with the
housekeeper as counsel, act as purchasing
committee. All bills are paid by the treas
urer. "All ths members of the association are
friends of long standing. They comprise
the county superintendent of public Instruc
tion and hla family; his brother, a minister,
and hla family; the deputy reeorder and
wife, a retired farmer and wife and a com
mercial traveler and family. All own their
own homes and are people of moderate
means who have been accustomed to keep
one servant. All agree that the acheme
hag. reduced their household expenditures,
to say nothing ot the gain In health and
patience to the wlvea and mothers of the
community. To them the aervsnt problem la
solved and the queatlon dropped.
"The social feature Is a etrong point In
favor of the association. One learns to
look forwsrd to ths ( o'clock dinner with
pleasurable anticipation. The plan has
worked wonders In bringing Into the fresh
winter air threo times a day women who
have formerly housed themselves carefully
from cold and atorm. Families in which
mincing at table and delicate appetites have
been ths rule have developed startling ap
preciation for their meals, and the table ia
aurntunded dally by 'good eaters.'
"Company at meal times has lost Its ter
ror. When a visitor drops In before dinner
there are no longer furtive glances through
Icebox and atore closet, and brain racking
problems of feeding a crowd with a dinner
prepared for a few. Instead, there la plenty
of time for visiting, and hostess and guest
re undisturbed by culinary plans and
"Tha auccess of the enterprise haa given
rise to the suggestion that a suitable build
ing be erected with two or more well
equipped dining rooms, each ot which will
seat about thirty persons. Interest la the
plan has been aroused In other cities and
should be left to determine the time and
manner of attack.
barter's Sarprlalag Dispatch.
On July 15. just after the land battle
around Santiago, General Shafter, la a dis
patch to tha adjutant general regarding the
surrender, reported that the Spanish com
mander desired that hla troops be allowed
to retain their arms. The following answer
waa written by Secretary Alger, under di
rection of the president:
Major General Shafter: Your dispatch Is a
surprise to the president and me. What
you went to Santiago for waa the Spanish
army. If you allow It to evacuate with
lta arms you must meet it somewhere else.
This Is not war. If ths Spanish commander
desires to leave ths city snd Its people, let
htm surrender, and we will then discuss
the question aa to what aball be done with
The order below la In the handwriting
of Mr. McKlnley, and waa aent to General
Miles aa soon as ha landed in Porto Rico:
"How many troops will you require for
ths csmpalgn In Porto Rico After being
on the ground do you revise your orlginsl
figure of 40,000"
It will be remembered that when our
soldiers were encamped st Chlckamauga
and other places their friends and relatives
aent them all klnda of dellcaclea, such. In
many Instances, being very detrimental to
the health of the men. To ahow the presi
dent's personal supervision over such small
details, below la given a copy ot aa Item
prepared by the adjutant general for pub
lication in the dally press, which It waa
thought would atop tha practice:
"The sending of dellcaclea to tho army
by generoua people will not longer be en
couraged by tha War department, aa It baa
been found that auch delicacies for troops
In the field are Injurious rather than help
ful. The aecretary of war euggeata that
doaatlona of this character be sent to ths
bospltsls only, and that tha Burgeon of the
army be consulted aa to where they will
be most needed."
This ths president emended to read:
"The sending ot dellcaclea to ths srmy,
'although moat generous and fully appre
ciated by tha authoritlea,' will not be
longer encouraged by the authorities," etc.
Ons et ths most Interesting, and at the
same time unique, follows:
ia the procession of caps and gowns stopped
before him to shake bands with him.
A noticeable feature pt the celebration
was the pert assigned to the women. If
any ooe harbored doubts that co-education
was part and parcel ot the modern
university they would soon have been dis
pelled. In addition to the platoon of Bar
nard girls In the undergraduate division
and their chaperonea ot Instructors,
nearly every large woman's college was
represented by its president and principal
professors, equally, distinguished with the
men with their gaily colored caps and
hoods that pass In collegiate circles as
the only recognised rewards ot merit.
Not that the women predominated In num
bers, nor that they occupied a place on
the epeaking program, but their partic
ipation on equal terms was the significant
point. I have witnessed several college
formalities at various Institutions, but In
none were the women so prom
inent aa here. I believe it would have
been an Inspiration to all women sincerely
Interested in achieving equality ot the
sexes to have viewed this striking object
lesson, teaching that In the field of
higher Intellectual endeavor the real
work ot men and women In the cause of
aclence, literature and art receive equal
recognition whenever on the eame level,
It la unnecessary to go into the speeches
that were delivered at the Installation ex
erclsea nor the after dinner talks at the
alumnae banquet that followed. They were
all In the happiest vein, particularly those
of President Roosevelt, Mayor Low and
President Butler, and all opened up a
vista of glorious promise for the useful
ness of Columbia under the guidance of
lta new executive. Special stress was
laid on the fact that the great universities
of the country are no longer rivals, but
helpmeets a truth reinforced by the
character of the Installation exercises, par
tlclpated In aa they were by official mes
sengers of good will from nearly every
educational Institution ot Importance.
Entering upon his new work under such
ausplcloua circumstances and equipped for
hia duties aa few college presidents have
ever been. President Butler Is sure to
keep the standard of Columbia In the very
front rank oft the onward movement ot
American education.
Facts About the
Sioux City
atates, and the officers are besieged with
letters asking for Information and details
The following Is a bill of fare for one
Monday Breakfast: Oatmeal, potato balls,
crackers, bread and butter and coffee.
Luncheon: Beefsteak, hot rolls, butter,
plum butter and tea. Dinner: Veal pot roast,
potatoes, pickles, bread and butter, cream
cake, cranberrlea and coffee.
Tuesday Breakfast: Cornmeal pancackee,
oatmeal, syrup, bread and butter and cole.
Luncheon: Cold veal, potato salad, ginger
cake, brown bread (steamed), white bread
and butter, tea and coffee. Dinner: Boiled
beef with dumplings and potatoes, pickles,
cake, cherries (oanned), brown bread, white
bread and butter and tea.
Wednesday Breakfast: Cereal, warmed
potatoes, bacon, bread and butter and cof
fee. Luncheon: Meat pie, bread and butter,
blackberry jam, chocolate and tea. Dinner:
Roast pork with potatoes, onlone, bread and
butter, orange pudding and tea.
Thursday Breakfast: Cereal, griddle
cakes, syrup, bread and butter and coffee.
Luncheon: Cold pork, potatoes, baking
powder biscuit, plum butter, tea and coffee.
Dinner: Liver, mashed potatoes, pickles, tea
cakes, bread and butter, strawberry pre
serves and tea.
Friday Breakfast: Oatmeal fritters, fried
potstoea, syrup, bread and butter and cof
fee. Luncheon: Creamed aalmon, potato
balls, bread and butter, baked apple dump
lings, tea and coffee.. Dinner: Boiled din
ner with beef (cabbage, turnips, potatoes),
corn bread, peach sauce, bread and butter
and tea.
Saturday Breakfast: Hot biscuits, syrup,
oatmeal, hash, bread and butter and coffee.
Luncheon: Tomato aoup, raised biscuit and
butter, auet pudding, chocolate and tea.
Dinner: Baked beana with pork (Bostont,
brown steamed bread, baked potatoes, whits
bread and butter, mince pie and tea.
Sunday Breakfast: Ham, fried potatoes,
pancakes, syrup, cracker bresd and butter
and coffee. Dinner: Stewed chicken, mashed
potatoea, celery, white and brown bresd,
butter, apple pie, oranges, .nuts and coffee!
Luncheon: Bread and butter, cake, canned
peaches, suet pudding and chocolate.
Secretary of War: Make the necessary
order which will enable the regiment of W.
J. Bryan to be accepted under the quota of
the atata of Nebraska. WM. McK."
Teacher-Whers was the Declaration of
Independence alined J
Dot On the table,
Teddy Pa!
Pa Yea. ' dear.
Teddy May I ask a queatlon
Pa Certainly, Teddy.
Teddy Where's the wind when it don't
Four-year-old Tommy waa rolling hla
hoop oa Sunday.
"You mustn't roll your hoon in th r.nni
yard on Sunday," said his mother. "You
must go into the back garden." .
"Isn't It Sunday In the back garden,
mamma" aaked Tommy.
Mrs Mann Tommy you havs been a very
naughty boy. When your papa cornea home
shall I tell hlrn about you
Tommy I think, mamma, it will be more
Interesting If you remind htm of those
happy days when your lovea were young
and fresh. A man likes to hear aweet things
when he cornea borne at night, tired and
"But, don't you want to be an angel"
asked the teacher.
"No, I don't," replied the up-to-date little
"Why not"
"Because they wear the aame kind . of
clothes year after year, while the fashions
are changing. They're awfully behind the
Congressmen Brownlow ot Tennessee bas
a smart granddaughter, whose clever ssy
ings are the delight or her parents. The
other day she came to her grandfather
with her fare all smiles.
"Grandpa." ahe said, "'I saw aometblng
this morning running across the kitchen
floor without any legs. What do you think
It waa?"
air. Brownlow studied (or a while and
gave up. "What was It" he aaked.
"Water," said ths youngster triumph
Early Spring Bargains
It is just at this season of the year that bargains may b
obtained and they are not bargains simply because the
price is low, but because quality and pood construction are com
bined with the low prices. This is what makes them real bar
gains. Our stock is made up of bargains as a visit to our store
will convince you. Note a tew of the offerings
At Half Price Less than 50c on
dollar. Yes, we have too many mahogany
must move them. Monday we place on
mahogany library tables at half price and
as they will not loot long at these prices.
reductions, all of which are bona fide
$24.00 mahogany library table
$29. 00 mahogany library tablo .
132.00 mahogany library table .
110.00 mahogany library table
$46.00 mahogany library table
$48.00 mahogany library table
$58.00 mahogany library table .
$62.00 mahogany library table
$90.00 mahogany library table .
You should see our stock and get our prices before mak
ing your purchases. All that is new and novel In designs,
styles and finishes In dining room furniture at prices that
are Inducements to purchase If you are In need of tho goods.
Our new lot of dining room chairs at 85c, $1. $1.10 and 11.20
lire at least 25 per cent les than regular. Fine box frnme
dining chairs with shape seat, are mde of quartersawed
gl'lil"" .it,. plHiio polished. French shape tegs, regular $3.75.
"iWBom oak dining talVes. $7.50. $10. $11 112 $1$J0. $1S 50 and
up. China closets, swell glass ends, 116.76. Full circular
ct'lna closet. I1K.5". Sideboards, unmatchable values at JU.&o,
$14. So, $21.00 and i&.OO.
:n til
;ViQ rn) Roman seat
!j- )', nd atrongl:
S quartarsaw
.fei finished, ah
hogany finish.
and turned
would sell regu
larly at $4.00.
special .......
Mondav we place on sale our entire stock of Nftva300i,1!?"k
ets. genuine vegfttable dyed, ranging in sise 3x4 ft. to 9x12 ft..
at S3 1-3 off. New Importations of cotton Japanese rugs in
blue and white, green and white and pink and white
India Durrles, made of cotton and washable, suitable for
v,nri rnnmn cosv corners, porch or lawn use-
2-6x5. $3.0X6, $4.254x7. $6.25-9-9x8-9. $9.25-6x9, $12.00.
Largest Illustrated Catalogue mailed free to out of-town requests.
rchard &.Wilhelm
Fair and Timely Warning
We desire that none shall be left out. but that all aball have an opportunity to come In before the offer cloaea.
The first announcement of ' ' .
waa made a few montba ago. and It waa the intenUon to continue this special offer only a few weeks, but the de
mand waa ao enormous that the Bale has been kept open beyond anticipation. We now give fair warning that our
Less Than Half ITlcc Sale will soon end. To those who have deferred ordering this is a reminder that you have
It la your lust opportunity to own a complete library on ' ao favorable terms.
Some people would not take the wisdom of King Solomon aa a gracl
.. . . i ,iiiin- innrn mill trt know. Home Deoulu
ous girt. i5ui mosi ieuv"- Ulc - - -
will not get in on this wonderful chance to own the new Twentieth
Century Edition of Brltannlca, which Is the repository of the wis
dom of all tho Kings of Knowledge
. . ... . ...m t.a. ..v.iii nt
It 18 a iiurary juu
own it is about as unpopular as not
not put off a good thing. Send at once
and full particulars
Now is the time to make sure of this
indlspeuslble set of books. If JOU
put it off, you will have to pay tho
publisher's price. If you 8
.. will net it
euro li uui -at
Less Than
fr, r sV m
r X Volumes
; 'j Weight
! TTi i ;-'
r v 7 I
i X If
Whaf Is Said of It
"I will tf sir aa Is bar
S.OOO tslsaci that will cIts kiss
as a worklac library as Is
faralab4 la tbs ENCYCLOPAE
rrsalssat Dwlfbt, Yala liiftf
atrarad, tbs Blbla ssrestas, tba
warla woala laaa bat Hula af lta
lataraaatlaa." Issits
library tables and
sale our atock ot
less. Come early
Note eome of the
We have the largest
line of odd dressers In
all woods and hsvs
some exceptional val
ues to offer. Some
very pretty, new de
signs In bird's-eye
maple, curly birch,
mahogany and oak.
Dresser exactly like
cut, has full quarter
sawed, smell front.
.. $12 OO
.. $ Iff. SO
.. SIK.7S
.. J5.00
.. S2H.OO
,. $33. OO
double, built up top 21 Inches deep by
with solid cast brass handles, finely
f olden finished, haa targe pattern
'reneh bevel mirror $4x30 inches,
very speecial, each
like cut, substantially
made ot eelect figured
golden oak, finely
made of birch, ma
Has pretty beaded
spindles, full size.
o im D0Ugias
the world has ever known.
if rnn own it. and not to .
to own the Bible, Do
for aauiplo yagea
Fill out
and mall
this cou
pon today
for partlcu
lars about our
great offtr.
Bca Building,
ma frss of chares
ad full particulars af
your EDC7clofa41a offar.
State -
Omaha Bee Bureau.
r- - " i. XA7jrVAAW ttlhe rate
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ir . . I gj m.1 inn
sample paes a
j i li irfrar Trir-M. 1- V 3i
42 Inches long, fitted
RUG SALE room size rugs
We place on eal Monday a large lot of room slse carpet
rugs. These we make up from short lengths of carpets ss
they sccumulale from our large stock and place them on
sale at '.4 and less than the carpet could be purchased for.
Urlng measurments of your rooms. Note some of the prices:
g-$x8-ll Velvet $12.50 7-3x9-8 Axmlnster ,...$l.tO
8-3x12 Velvet $18.00 8-3x9-6 Axmlnster ....$15.00
8-3x9-8 Brussels $12 60 8-3x11-8 Velvet $18.50
8-3x8-5 Velvet $12.50 8-3x10-1 body nrussels.$20.00
' 8-3x12 Velvet .. $20.00. 8-8x10-5 Velvet $16.50
8-8x10-7 Brussels $15.00 8-3x13 Velvet $20.00
8-3x10-8 Velvet $16.00 8-3x8-5 Brussels $10.60
xll-3 Velvet $19.00 8-3x13 Velvet $2100
8-8x8-7 Axmlnster ...$14.50 8-3x11-10 Brussels ....$13.50
10-6xl Brussels $25.00 8-3x11-3 Brussels $16.50
10-6x12 Velvet $24.00 ' 8-3x9-9 Brussels $16.60
10-6x10-7 Velvet $20.00 8-3x13-6 Wilton $26.00
10- 8x13-11 Brussels ...$25.00 8-3x11-6 Brussels $16.00
10 6x13-3 body Brussels 25.00 12-9x14-5 Wilton $35.00
11- 3x12 Velvet $22.50 10-6x12-6 Brussels $23.60
10-6x12-3 Velvet $36 00
Bole agents for the Herrick refrigerator, the refrigerator
that is built upon scientific principals, has dry air circulation
guaranteed and fully warranted by ourselves and backed by
the manufacturer. Some very pretty ones In the opallte tile
lining and the white enamel. A full assortment ready for
your Inspection. If you are In need of a refrigerator see the
llerrlck before placing your order.
A full line of ico chests and other refrigerators. Ice
chests Rt $.00, $7.00 and $9.50. Hefrlgeratora at $10..5, $U.50
and $14.00.
Mail orders promptly attended to
Brlnfi Yog
Thla Entire.
Vol. Set af
The New
20th Century
tha balancs
of ouly
10c a Day
for a short time.
l Volsaass la All.
SB Volamaa Edlaksrsh Edlttsa.
B Volames Assarleaa Atultlsaa.
1 Vslaae Galas 4o Srsleasatla
Ra4las of lbs whals wtrk.
llfiOB articles, averaging 1U
t,t articles written and slansd by
specialists, or 141 par volume.
lf,X6 pares compiled by special eoo
tribjtors. forming four-fifths af
ths entire work.
MX full-paa-a engraved pistes, contain
ing over feti aeparsts Illustrations.
75 maps snd plans, Including Kl col
orcd msps.
Nearly 11.000 illustrations,
of maps snd plans.
Special reatares of tba B Val.
anas Amarlesa Aaaltlaas.
1. An extension of tha original arti
cles on tha srta and scieuces down to
tha present day.
I. Introduction ef naw toplca either
artel ng from ths differentiation of new
departinente of sciences (as Ecology,
Sense-Organs, stc), or from dutoovery
snd invention (as Tenia's Osi-ltlstor,
Argon, Roentgen Rays, etc.)
1 niogrsplilcaJ enlargement to in
clude eminent living persons and Ilia
hundreds who havs recently woa dis
tinction. i. A particular survey of American
Interesta In their various phasea.
A nreaeniatlon of tjtfilfai mK.
jevta In a form comprehensible te or
01 nary readnra,
es In
In the In&tm.nt
of Kloctrlcity. Morsholoay. eta
Copious illustrations, ovsr l.aO la
The Ualdo te treteiaatle Heaalass
subdivides ths whole work Ints saner
nients in accordance with the slrter
ent occupations of all (he a. peoples
(outlining n different cSuraea uf read.
Ing) and polnta out the things V14
may want to knew or ought tt know
about your bualnesa or profeealeii.
rinnunm, n mases ayaiei
reading along any Una aracUvai,
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