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TltE OMAHA DAILY BEE: FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 190fi.
TfcLBPHONE DOUGLAS til
Of course, it is in tlic millinery, lliat no effort lias been spared to make this Easter show
ing the most perfect in Omaha.' The display is as near what we planned ia it is ever possible
for an idea to become. Score of French Pattern Hats and hats from the most skillful Ameri
can ringers are still waiting the tardy Easter shopper. Even a casual visitor will notice that
we tolerate no poorly made or cheaply designed hats, at any price. Unsurpassed American
models, $4.50, $5.00, $(5.00, $7.50, $8.50 and $10.00. Paris Hats, $20.00 to $05.00.
Elegant and Fashionable
The latest novelties in Suit, In 8klrts and In Coat are now Ihnwn. Every gar
ment our own exclusive style. Come Frnday and see the beautiful Easter display.
New idea and desgna In Separate Skirts, 13.50 to IIS. 00.
New idea In Whlta Graduating Dresses. $12.60 lo 30.0.
New Lingerie Waists.
Ladies' Easter Gloves.
Exceptional values and superior makes.
Gloves make pleating, appropriate and
useful Easter gifts when they are the de
pendable warranted kinds we sell. We
Issue glove certificates for any amount,
which the recipient qiay redeem at any
time. These makes are world-famous for
. their standard long-aerlng qualities.
18 In. Trefousse Ola4. Gloves, black only,
special quality, per pair, 'l.50.
11 In. Vallleri Olace ' Washable Olove.
Mack, mode or white, per pair, U.60.
1H In. Vallier Sued.-Ok ve, black only,
special vahe, per pair, f3M.
Hi in. Trctoue 'Buedn Cloves,' In all the
season's latest ahadesTgnd .blank and white,
per pair; $3- ,'
11 In. Trefousse CNa.ce.' Gloves, Jn modes,
headed the subscription tst with $100,000.
The amount collected up to the' present
time is $300,000.
Donne Appeals for Aid.
CHICAGO, April 12. Mayor Dunne today
Issued a proclamation cllng upon the
people of Chicago to' contribute for the
relief of the ' people , who ' have suffered
by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
Colonel K. W. foster.
Colonel K. W. Foster, general steward
of the Murray hotel, died Wednesday even
ing at the hotel, after a litlef illness of
rheumatism. Colonel Foster .was born at
Danville, la., In 1R47. He was a veteran
of the civil war, hd member uf the Grand
Army of the Republic. He Is also one of
the survivors -of Andersonvllle prison of
the civil war period. He Is a brother of
Mrs. Columbia Brown, proprietor of the
Murray, and has been connected with' that
establishment about a year and a halt.
. The funeral arrangements have nut been
completed ns ye, advises are waiting
from relatives in Iowa. '
General Warren P. Kdgarton.
VINELAND. N. J., April 12-Brevet
Brlgadlef General Warren P.' Edgarton
died at his home in Newfleld last night,
aged 70 years. He was born in Massachu
setts and was admitted to the bar in
Cleveland in 18u. Edgarton enlisted as a
private in Colonel James Barnett'a battery
of artillery in 1861 and served with dis
tinction during the war on General Mor
gan'a arid General Sheridan's staff. Ho
was captured Decambef Si, HsU,' at1 's tone
river ami vfuf in Libby prison, five, mouth.
' Hesrr E. Cox.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb., ApriL .12.
(Speclal Telegram.) Henry E. Cox, .-' as
sistant division superintendent of the Union
Pacific, died here of Bright's disease-. His
body will be taken tomorrow to Iowa, his
former home, for Interment. He leaves a
wife and three children.
Charlea M. Bennett.
VRBANA, O.. April 12.Charles M. Ben
nett, superintendent of maintenance of way
of the Pennsylvania lines, died here today.
It doesn't seem like Easter to the averaga
boy unless he has a new suit to wear. -
Let ' us fit out the boy with hts Easter
clothes. Suit or Top Coat, or both. . ;
Elegant all wool, fast color, blue serge two
piece Sutta, sizes up to 1G years, C flrt
$8.60. .50 and J.UU
Handsome blue and black unfinished worsted
Short Pants Suits, i8.5Q, $7.50 ft A
and .." .O.UU
A big line of Russian Blouse, Sailor Blouse
and Norfolk Suits, In blue, black," gray and
' a host of neat and dressy patterns, of
tweeds, cheviots and worsteds handsome,
well tailored garments $3.50 J (g
Toung Men's Suits In big variety of new gray
worsteds and fancy fabrics also handsome
blue serges and black
$15.00, $13.50 and
Our showing of nobby Top Coats and
Cravenettes for boys and young men is very
Hats and Furnishings
Vou may go elsewhere and do worse, but you
CAN'T do bt-tter.
We Do Sell Better Shoes
Write for Catalogue.
ii i m m
Two Great Days, in the Millinery
Salon, and then Easter.
Easter Apparel for Women..
tans, browns and white, H pair.
8 In. Trefousse Glace Gloves, in navy,
green, prunes, black or white, t2 per pair.
8 In. Trefousse 8uede Gloves, in mode,
French gray, black or white, $2 pair.
8 In. Trefousse Suede Gloves. In mode,
French gray and white, $1.50 pair.
We also have a large line of three-button
dress or street gloves In all the season s
latest shades and black and white, per pair,
$1.50, $2, $2.a. In fabric -gloves no name
stands as high ns "Kayser." We have a
complete line in both silk and lisle thread,
and can truthfully say that never have we
seen so much beauty of style and coloring
befure 50c, Toe, $1 and up to fl.B per pair.
Undermuslins for Easter.
Although It la customary to begin at the
Howard Corner Sixteenth Street.
HARD COAL SCALE DEADLOCK
Miners Present Two Counter Propositions,
Both of Which Aro Rejected.
RECOGNITION OF THE UNION IS WAIVED
One Offer Is to Submit the Entire
Controversy to the Strike Com
mission Dlsappoln t men t
NEW YORK, April 12. At the meeting of
the subcommlttcs of the anthracite mine
workers and operators here today, the
representatives of the employes offered the
mine owners the choice of two propositions
in their endeavor to come to an amicable
agreement and the employers made an
Informal reply, in. which they intimated
that they are not likely to accept either of
the wage workers' offers. The operators
will make an official answer to the miners'
latest proposition by letter and there will
be no further meetings until something
developes. The meeting today did not
bring the contending parties closer to
gether. If the operators should decline to
entertain either of the propositions sub
mitted by the miners today It Is probable
a convention of miners will be called at
which the delegates will declare that a
strike exists. -.A.ni
Briefly stated the offer made by President-
Mitchell today .was a-'reabnnslon of
the mipers' original, demands wUhtwo
amendments and In case they are -not ac
cepted he proposes that the whole contro
versy be placed before thettike com
mission. . "i
. Recognition of I nloa Walred.
In one of the amendmenta to the original
demands President Mitchell drops the re
quest for the recognition of the union and
provides that the proposed agreement be
made between the operators and the an
thracite mine workers instead of
United Mine Workers of America. The
other amendment provide! that only em
Bet. April 12, !.
beginning, many ladies, no doubt, In the
preparation of their Faster gowns, have
quite overlooked the details of their Faster
dress, and now find need of new undcr
niusllns. To such we would say, we are
specially prepared with finest garments nt
very attractive low prices.
CORSET COVERS Nainsook Covers,
with tucked back and hemstitched ruffles,
special at 60c. One style Nainsook Cover,
trimmed with ribbon, torchon lace and in
sertion, lth tucked bat-k, very special at
75c. Other exquisite styles, $l.'i0, $1.25, $1.50
SKlRTS Beautiful lace trimmed, aNo
hand embroidered effects, with tucks and
full liberal flounce, $S.W) to $20.00.
CHEMISE Well finished and daintily
trimmed. Nainsook Chemise, made with
embroidered yoke, lace and Insertion
Other styles, very beautiful, with lace
and medallion trimmings, made with fitted
bnck, $1.50, $1.76 to $5.00.
ployes who are willing shall be assessed
a certain sum each month to defray the
expenses of carrying out the proposed
check-off agreement Instead of union and
nonunion men being called upon to contri
bute. If the operators will not accept the
original demands as amended, the miners
propose that they (the original demands
as amended) and the operators' first prop
osition, which provides for a renewal for
three years of the award of the anthra
cite strike commission, be referred for ,
arbitration to the strike commission. 1 bus
the miners drop their second offer, which
provided for arbitration by the concilia
tion board and ignore the operators' second
proposition with the exception of the strike
cimmissinn feature, which they accept.
The miners propose that any vacancy in
the anthracite strike commission shall be
filled by President Roosevelt.
The conference adjourned subject to the
call of the two chairmen, Messrs Mitchell
Baer and Trneadale Talk.
Mr. Baer made the following answer to
the miners communication:
We regret that you have not accepted our
propositions. We do not' feel that we can
modify thein. We will hereafter answer
your communication of this dale by letter,
or If you desire a further meeting the lime
can be arranged now or be hereafter fixed
by the respeciise chairmen.
President Truesdale of the Lackawanna
railroad, was asked to explain Chairman
Baer'a brief statement. He said that it
could be accepted as meaning that the
operators stand absolutely by their counter
proposition submitted on Tuesday. As the
situation stands now Mr. Truesdale thought
if'Wa-not too-much-' to say that negotla
tions between the operators and the miners
had practically been suspended. The op
erators will take up the miners' proposi
tion of today, however, and make formal
reply early In the coming week.
At his headquarters this evening Presi
dent Mitchell confirmed the Interpretation
that the first amendment to his original de
mands eliminates the request for the rec
ognition of his union. Technically Mr.
Mitchell and his colleagues are not appear-
Ing before the operators as officers of the
I'nlted Mine Workers, but as representa
tives of the anthracite mine workers. This
was also their status before the strike com
mission In 1902-S.
Disappointment Anion Miners.
PHILADELPHIA, April 12.-Reports re
ceived here from all sections of the anthra
cite coal field are to the effect that the
mine workers are greatly disappointed at
what they regard as a virtual suspension of
negotiations between the operators and
miners' representatives In New' York. In
the various districts the headquarters of the
mine workers' local organizations were
thronged the greater part of the day by ex
pectant crowds seeking Information con
cerning the result of the conference. The
belief is generally expressed that President
Baer's brief answer to the amended propo
sition offered by Mr. Mitchell and the scale
committee leaves but small hope for an
amicable settlement of the questions at Is
sue. There was little anticipation that the con
ferences would adjust the differences today,
but the opinion had prevailed that the ne
gotiations would reach a stage which w ould
end the suspension of mining operations
and permit the Idle men to return to work
pending a final agreement. There la some
speculation as to whether Mr. Mitchell will
wait until he receives the answer to hts
latest proposition by mail as promised by
the operators, before announcing his next
step, or whether he will cull a convention
to take action upon the situation.
Work In Irwin District.
IRWIN, Pa., April H.-'-A general report
of conditions in the Irwin coal field re
ceived her today shows that almost com
plete forces are again at work at all the
mines,- with additional men ready as soon
as the collieries are in the shape they
were before the strike.
' Kansas Miners In Session.
PITTSBURG. Kan., April U.-The Kansas
mine workers' convention continued in
secret session today, but no action on the
strike was taken. The scale committee will
Iowa Scale Nearly Ready,
DICS MOINES, April V. Toduy'a session
of ' the miners' and operators' conference
was given up to a discussion of minor fea
tures of disagreement and several were
disposed of. Enough progress has been
made to warrant mem tiers of the confer
ence saying that the scale would in all
probability be completed In time for the
mines to resume operations about May 1.
BENSON BRIDGE GOES DOWN
t la dart Over Papplo Gives way with
Trans and Man
The bridge two miles west of Benson, it
has been learned by the county commis
sioners, went down Tuesday while a farm
hand living across the Papplo was driving
across It In a light wagon. From the In
vestigation made by Commissioner Ken
nard it is believed the vibration by the
wagon caused one corner of the main truss
of the bridge to drop from the top of the
pier, the man in the wagon mas slightly
Injured and one of his horses bruised some.
The aronimlHsioners are considering replac
ing the bridge with a steel structure. It
was at first reported high water had taken
the brlrtfce out.
CONDITION AROUND VESUVIUS
Graphic Description Written for Associated
Press by Robert Underwood Johnson.
AWFUL MAGNITUDE OF THE DISASTER
Hundreds of Square Mllea of Land
Covered with Vineyards and Mi
lages Burled Beneath Lata,
Ashes and Cinders.
NAPLES, April 12. The following descrip
tion of the conditions surrounding Mount
Vesuvius was written for the Associated
Press by Roherl ,'nderwood Johnson, asso
elate editor of the Century Magaxlne:
"Ihad the unexpected opportunity to re
alise the niaatiltnde of' the disaster by per
sonal observation In a trip entirely around
"Since the Chicago fire I have seen noth
ing so terribly Impressive. Twenty years
will .not repair the damage. Including the
destruction of four whole villages. Arrlv.
Ing from Rome to hours late by train 1
Joined a parly.of two Italian gentlemen and
two English, women, including Miss Under
wood, the Home correspondent of the Lon
don Standard: We caught a train from
Torre Aununziats three miles this side of
Pompeii anrt two poiles from the southern
end of the wedge. of lava which destroyed
Bosco Trecase. 'Rising at an angle of
fifty J degrees he vast mass of tumult
roundness, was beautifully accentuated by
the full moon. Shifting momentarily Into
new forms arid drifting south in low. black
clouds of jshe'ant cinders, reaching to
Capri. At Torre del Greoo we ran under
this- terrifying pall, apparently V feet
above, the solidity of which was soon re
vealed by' the moonlight., The torches of
the railway guards added to the effect, but
greatly relieved the aulphurous darkness.
"We reached Torre Annunrlata at 3
o'clock in the morning. There was little
suggestion of. a disaster, a we trudged
through the sleeping tewn to the lava, two
miles away. The brilliant moon gave us
a superb view of the volcano, a gray
brown mass rising, expanding and curling
in with a profile like a monstrous cyclon
pean face. But nothing In mythology gives
a suggestion of the fascination of this aw
ful force, presenting the sublime beauty
above, but In lis descent, filled with the
mysterious malignance of God's under
Lava Flow Stops In Cemetery.
"We reached the lava at a picturesque,
cypress-planted cemetery on the northern
boundary of Torr Annunxlata. It was as
If the dead had effectually cried out to ar
rest the crushing river of flames which
pitilessly engulfed the statue of Saint
Anne, with which 'the people of Boscoe
Real tried to stAy it. as at Catania, the
veil of Saint Agatha is said to have stayed
a similar stream from Mount Ktna.
"We climbed on the lava, it was cool
above, but still alive with fire below. We
could see dimly the extent of the destruc
tion beyond the barrier of brown which
had closed the -streets, torn down the
houses. Invaded the Vineyards and broken
"A better 'Idea of the' surroundings was
obtained at dnwri from the railway. We
saw north whit waa left of Boscoe Trecase
a great square stone 'church and a few
houses inland In s sea of dull brown lava.
North snd east rose J.000 patches of blue
smoke, like swamp miasma. All was dull and
desolate rlag, wIV nowhere the familiar
serpentine, forms of the old lava streams.
Tn terrible 'contrast' With the volcanic evi
dences were' tUrongHiwrtreftses and hloom
ln csmelllas. ln- neighboring cemetery.
"We ate a nAsfy'tlWricon trf-fore sunrise,
"When'rhe treat beauty of the scene was
revealed. The column now seemed higher
and more. massive, rising to three times
the height of Vesuvius. Kach portion had a
concentric motion and new aspects. The
south edgs, floating towards the sea,
showed exquisite curved surfaces, due ta
the upper moving current. It was like the
decoration of the side of a Greek sarcopha
gus. As a yellow dust hangs over Naples
and hides the volcano. I count myself for
tunate to have seen all day from leeward
this spectacle of changing, undimlnishlng
beauty. My companions left for Naples
after driving to Pompeii.
F.astern Wedge of Destruction.
"After three hours' sleep I went to the
excavations, . expecting to return to Naple
by the afternoon train, but here I met
E. A. Bowen of New York, who gave such
an alarming account of his experience on
the train coming through on Monday In
the .darkness at Torre del Greco that I
concluded to return by the north, first
visiting the eastern wedge of destruction;
which was ce'ntrsl at Ban Giuseppe.
"With Mr. Bowen I left Pompeii in a
car, expecting to strike the edge of the
lava. 1 What was my surprise to find no
new lava at San Giuseppe. Four towns
here were destroyed, In different ways,
namely, by rain, cinders and ashes, which
could not be skirted" for they lay every
where In a mass which had broken nearly
every roof within the area of thirty mllea
by ten. From the lava, which was moving
several feet a minute, we had no difficulty
"At Bosco Trecase the carbineers drove
the people before the fiery avalanche, but
thejllmsily built houses were no protection
agalrsl the blltaard of cinders and ashes,
tasking the roofs or strongly built walla
all Saturday. The wedge east of the vol
cano thus destroyed extends ten mMes at
least, with a width of twenty or thirty
"Fancy a rich and thickly populated
country of vineyards lying under three to
six Inches of ashes and cinders of the
color of chocolate with 'milk, while above,
to the west, the volcano in full activity
is distributing to the outer edges of the
circle the same fate and you will get an
Idea of the desolate Impression of the
scene, a tragedy rollossal and heartrending.
Like that of Calabria, It enlists the sym
pathy of the civllixed world. It takes time
for such a calamity to be realized. :
"The king, the duke of Aosta and Premier
Sonnino have been on the ground. For the
present the roads are almost Impassable
even for automobiles.
Three Hoars' Walk Throagh t taders.
"Two miles be lew San Giuseppe we struck
cinders which the soldiers were shoveling,
making a narrow road for the refugees.
Our wagon driver begged off from complet
ing his contract to take us to San Oiusep).
We had not llie heart to Insist, so the
rest of the journey to the railway at
Paltna, eight miles, was made laboriously
on foot for three hours through sliding
cinders. In many places temporary shelters
had been built by the roadside, like chil
dren's playhouses, Htre wointn were
huddled with their bedding, awaiting th
coming of supplies which the army had
begun to distribute. The men were largely
occupied with shoveling cinders from the
stronger n i f s and floors Into heaps three
to six feet deep along the roadside. Many
two-wheeled carts loaded with salvage and
drawn by donkeys or pushed by peasanta
were making their way along, the women
with bundlrs on their htads or carrying
poultry. In the square of Sun Giuseppe
was an enuuiipinent of soldiers with low
tenis. Near a destroyed church. In coarse
yellow linen shrouds, were the bodies of
thirty-three of the 106 persons who there
lost their lives. The peasants were sad
but uncomplaln'ng; in fact, for so excitable
a people they were wonderfully calm. As
evidence of lit Unlit and if-repoi of
these, we were not sked for alms during
"At Palms, where we succeeded In catch
ing a train for Naples, we heard greetings,
and on looking back saw that the general
commanding the district had arrived an.l
the people were running to greet their
representative of the government' active
assistance to the stricken region.
"This is a sad year for southern Italy,
the second terrible disaster In a few month.
To judge what I learned from the peasants,
there is likely to be a substantial Increase
In Immigration to the I'nlted" States by
reason of this calamity, of which the end
is not yet."
RAILROADS FOR PHILIPPINES
work I ndrr
Will Be Started
WASHINTJTON, April 12.-Preparatlons
are being made for the early beginning
of work on the railroads to be built In
the island of Panay, Negros and Cebu i
In the Philippines, concessions for tho
construction of which were recently
granted to a syndicate. According to In- j
formation reaching the War department, !
engineers and a force of men will be sont j
to the Philippines on one of the vessels !
leaving the Pacific coast for the Philip- j
pines at an early date. The concession I
provides for about 100 miles of railroad
on each of the three Islands named. It I
Is expected that native labor will be utl-
Used to the greatest possible extent In the
building of the roads.
F. A. ' Mollltler, w ho has been employed
by the Philippine government as a rail
way expert In connection with the con
struction of railroads in the Philippines
tinder the concessions, after a stay In
Washington during which he whs In fre
quent conference wtlh Secretary Taft and
officers of the Insular bureau relative to
railroad building In the Philippines, is now
enroule to the Pacific coast and will em
bark there for the Philippines, where he
will remain during the construction ns
representative of the Philippine govern
ment. Having been present at the opening
and consideration of bids for the various
grants he is thoroughly familiar with the
terms upon which the concessions have
M'CARTHY GETS OFF EASY
Man Identified as One Who Accosted
Women Arraigned aa Mere)
Although Mrs. Sylvester Proctor and Mrs.
Grace Younkln positively identified Dan
McCarthy, In the presence of Detectives
Mitchell ind Donolioe and a reporter for
the Bee, as being the jiian who held them
up Thursday evening at Twenty-third and
Vinton streets, the other circumstantial
evidence against the prisoner was not such
as to warrant filing a complaint of high
way robbery against the man. He was,
however, arraigned in police court Thurs
day morning on a charge of vagrancy and
sentenced to thirty daya in the county jail.
Three holdups. In which women were
victims, occurred within two hours in .the
same neighborhood Tuesday evening, the
culprit in each case being the same man,
the police believe. Several other women
viewed McCarthy and were as positive he
was not the man who held them up as
Mesdames Proctor and Younkln were
positive he was the man.
HARRIMAN 'PHONE SYSTEM
Through Service on Pacific Road
Began In Wyoming by James
Construction has been begun by the
Vnlon Pacific In Wyoming on the new In
dependent telephone system to be estab
lished by E. H. Harrlmnn along the lines
of the Union Pacific and Southern Pacific
from Chicago to San Francisco. James
McReynolds, who has just completed the
construction of 2,000 miles for the Postal
TeWgraph company In Wyoming, will have
charge of the work, with headquarters in
Cheyenne. This line will be built for the
purpose of facilitating the handling of
trains. A separate pole line which will be
used exclusively for the telephone and
block system will be built the entire length I
of the system. These poles will not be
high, but especially strong, as the primary
object of the telephone will be for use In
despatching trains when the telegraph la
out of service. The first division to be
constructed will be from Green River to
Cheyenne and will be completed this year.
Crime Causes frntclde.
II AY TON, O., April 13. It la announced
today that the cause of William Deavers'
despondency, which resulted in his killing
himself in a Kansas City hotel last night,
was not Jealousy, but because he waa
wanted by the local police for. forging
checks on prominent local business men.
Vlie Devil and the Deep Sa.
When coffee gets a person well within
its grip and the drug habit Is fixed then
comes twisting and turning to get free.
With many people, if the coffee Is left
off at breakfast a headache sets in, und 'if
coffee is taken the old stomach and nerv
ous disorders are simply added to and
made more fixed and harder to escape
from. Still there Is a very easy way to
freedom and health.
A woman in Mo. says:
"1 never thought uf attributing my ail
ments to coffee till several months ago, I
saw a Postum Food Cuffoe advertisement
which stated that the old kind of coffee
was frequently injurious to people, so I
thought I would try Postum, anyway, for
I waa in a most wretched condition, a
nervous wreck with weak heart which
lluttered and threatened to atop.
"The first time I made Postum Coffee,
I boiled It well and was delighted with
the flavor. My husband who did not know
that it was not the old kind of coffee,
relished it very much, saying "What good
coffee that is!' Hut after breakfast 1 waa
taken with a headache and drowsiness
caused by the lack of the customary drug.
I was resolute, however, and drank it for
dinner and supper. The next day the head
ache was not so bad and by the third day
it was gone, bay by day I felt better, and
soon noticed that I did not tire so easily
as I used to. in two weeks my friends
began to compliment me on my Improved
condition. I rapidly gained In flesh and
strength, and In 3 monihs was a new being
with strong, steady nerves and easy, com
fortable, healthy heart action. I feel like
thanking you ao much for Postum Food
Coffee." Name given by Postum Co.,
Battle Creek. Mich.
Headache, when coffee is left off, is rara,
but is a sure, infallible sign of a poisoned,
drugged nervous system, calling more and
more tor the drug that caused the trouble.
To yield to the fierce demand of the drug
habit Is most humiliating and sinks the
victim deeper, with certainty of fixed or
ganic disease if persisted in. It Is easy to
change from cottee, if Postum Food Coffee
id used in Us place, for Postum well made,
that is, boiled long enough, has the deep
aval brown of Mocha and the soft smooth
tnot stiongt flu or much like old Gov't
Java, the taste being distinct hoaever and
belonging only to genuine Postum. Leav
ing off coffee that breaks down the nerve
centers and taking a food drink that sup
plies the needed elements to rebuild them
ntaa.es rapid cbaugs lur tU good.
for our new store, 1311-13 Farnaiu street, is arriving daily
as fast as the big factories ami railroads ran get them
here. A visit of inspection is asked of everyone, the merely
curious as well as buyers.
Save a Clean $100 Friday & Saturday
We have concluded to close out regardless of cost a
number of fine pianos which remained unsold at the old
store. Among this lot arc several new pianos of standard
make, including "Vose & Sons," "Geo. Steek & Co.," the
"Vough" changeable pitch Piano, "Heed & Sons," "Brad
ford & Co.," "Davis & Sons," etc., at prices never quoted
before in Omaha. Also over fifty slightly used and sec.ond
hand upright pianos, thoroughly overhauled in our factory
all ready for immediate delivery: :
$250 New Pianos for $148.00
$285 New Pianos for $167.00 ';.
' $330 New Pianos for. . . $210.00
$400 Standard Makes for $290.00 ...
Used uprights. ... . .$85, $97, $110 to $138
Our store is the only place where you ran buy new
pianos that are guaranteed, on terms of
$6.00 down and $3.00 per month until paid.
Be early to get choice selection. Come to the new
Schmoller & Mueller Piano Co.
1311-13 Farnam Street. t (
Larcest Piano House in the West. ' OMAHA; '
KENNEDY GETS INTO DEBATE
(Continued from First Page.)
to be transferred to the eastern division of
the southern judicial district of Iowa.
The First National bank of Oresham,
Neb., has been authorized to begin busi
ness with I2S.00O capital. W. N. Hylton is
president, R. B. Hyrsch vice president and
J. E. Hart cashier.
Rural carrier appointed for Iowa routes:
Akron, route 2. Harry G. Clark, carrier;
Paul K. Moore, Substitute. Woodburn,
route 1, James A. Steadwell, carrier; Her
bert Mackey, substitute. ,
Iowa postmasters appointed: Herring,
8ac county, John W. Nelson, vice W. H.
Simon, resigned; Peksy, Mahaska county,
Howell Rees, vice Thomas W. Walters, re
signed. Charles 1.. Woodman of pedar Rapids, la.,
has been appointed stenographer at Pan
ama. G. T. Master lias been appointed letter
carrier at Norfolk, Neb.
:,-. ' .n't. I i : ' " ' - .- i5'V--."V
(OCKR1X ON' "f.KXKRAI, l)EBTE"
lloase Galleries Crowded Dnrlnaj
Speech of Sew York Orator.
WASHINGTON. April 12. The feature ei
today's proceedings- In the house of repre.
sentatlves was the speech made by Mr.
Cockran of New York, who under an agree
ment made on a previous day, was given
an hour to elucidate the subject of "gen
eral debate" on appropriation bills. In
view of the announcement that Mr. Cockran
would speak the galleries were crowded
and a very large proportion of the mem
bers of the house were in attendance.
Mr. Cockran, after a short discussion of
the Action of "general debate" and the
failure of members to attend the sitting
of the house while subjects covering the
widest possible latitude were being illumi
nated, launched out into a defense of the
Hepburn rate bill and the high position
taken by the house not only in the excep
tional character of legislation, but In a
dignified way in which the bill passed the
lower branch of congress. In this connec
tion he ridiculed the constitutional debater
In the senate.
Increased pay for carriers, a subject
which has been a fruitful source of im
passioned eloquence for a number of years,
also gave the partisans of these men an
opportunity to put themselves again on the
Progress was' made on the poatofflc ap
propriation bill, eighteen of the twenty
nine pages having been completed, but few
amendments being made to the measure
and these not changing the amount of the
appropriations to any considerable extent.
FO HAKKH SPEAKS IX THE SEV4TK
Ohio Man Ulseaaaea Amendments Ho
Proo'oaed to the Rate Bill.
WASHINGTON. April After a brief
speech by Mr. Latimer in support of the
house railroad rate bill, Mr. Feraker to
day took the floor on that, measure and
consumed practically all-of the remainder
Of the day's session of the senate. He
spent some time In the discussion of some
of the amendmenta he has suggested to the
bill and then entered upon the considera
tion of the. entire question of railroad
rates, urging again the unconstitutionality
of the pending bill from various point of
view. He was frequently Interrupted by
other senators. Mr. Lodge spoke briefly
in support of the practice of granting
lower rate on goods intended for export
than on 'those used in domestic consump
tion. At the beginning of today' session of
the senate tha conference report on the
urgent deficiency appropriation bill waa
Mr, Culberson presented concurrent reso
lutlon including entora and member of
the house In the bill prohibiting officials
of the government from prematurely giv
ing out private Information of the gov
ernment and it waa adopted.
A bill defining the boundaries of the
southern division of the southern Judicial
district of Iowa was passed. The confer
ence report on the bill providing for the
settlement of the affairs of the five civilised
tribes of Indians was accepted without
further debate by a vote of 41 to 11.
The house ubtltute for the senate bill
ratifying an agreement with the lower
Brule Indians of South Dakota was ac
cepted. Postmasters onBrased.
WASHINGTON. April IS. The senate in
executive session today confirmed the fol
Postmasters: Colorado O. Allert. Louis
ville. Iowa W. B. Arbuckle. Villisca. Ksn
Siis W. Smith. Galena. Nehraska-H. It.
Wells. Crete: If. C. Booker. Goi henbui g.
South Dakota-H. 8. Williams, Alerdeen.
Repnhllraa r:arutlt Committee.
WASHINGTON.. April ir-Chairmau Sher
man ut the republican congreaalonal vam-
palgn committee, as follows: Charles H.
the committee, as follows: Charles H.
Burke, chairman; James A. Tawney. H. C.
Loudenslager, Senator George 8. Nixon of
Nevada, Nicholas Long worth. Sidney. K.
Mudd, James R. Mann, James , M.. AIllU-i',
Richard Bartholin, II. JC. Hogg,, John V.
Weeks and II. Burdcastle. . .' , .
(ionlder Before Committee.
WASHINGTON. April 12.-Harvey t.
Goulder, president of the Merchant Marlnn
League of the I'nlted Btates; E. C; 'Plum-'
mer of Bath, Me., secretary of th Atlantic
Carriers' association, and F. W. Wood,
president of the Maryland Steel cohvpany,
gave testimony favorable to the ahlp- sub
sidy bill before the house committee on
merchant marine nnd flsherie today.
lovra Senators at White1 Heaarc
WASHINGTON, April J" -Senator Alli
son and Dolllver of Iowa had a conference
with the president tonight at the White
House regarding the railroad rate bill.
Neither of the senators would discuss tha
talk, they had with the president, beyond
aaylttg that there was, "a merely incidental
discussion of the rate bill situation."., , ;
Russia 'Willing; for Postponement. .
WASHINGTON. April 12,-Baron Rosen,
the Russian ambassador, today advised
Secretary Root that the Russian govern
ment I entirely willing to have the meet
ing of the second Hague conference post
poned. "Knock" for Prison Made Goods.
WASHINGTON. April 12.-The ' house
committee on labor took favorable action
on the Hunt bill prohibiting Interstate com
merce In prison made goods.
BOYS START JFIRE AT BARNS
Youngsters Come Hear Caoslnar Dis
astrous Blase at -North
End Car House.
Bad boys In the north end of-towh cam
close to causing the street railway' com
pany to lose thousands of dollars worth of
property and the public to be deprived of
open cars during the spring and early
ummer. The boy got Into the' car barn's
at Twenty-fourth and Aine avenue tlm
other day and switched the Controller to
the limit of forre on a car that had Just
come in off the road. The brakes were
et and the car did not move, but the
resistance started a fire that half con
sumed the car before it was discovered
and extinguished by the fire department.
Close by were doxens of summer cars, Just
renovated and revarnlshed. ' When the
flames were seen no bad boys Were about
and they have not yet been discovered.
Pennsylvania Hero era Funds.
HARRISBI RG. Pa., April 1!. Governor
Penn packer Issued an official statement
today announcing that the commonwealth
of Pennsylvania "ha recovered all the
public funds, amounting to 11 OSOuOO. on
deposit In the Enterprise National hank
of Allegheny at the time jpf its future.
Four Nights Commencing Sunday
James K. Hackett Iho L1,tt!f
pre.eot Gfy Lady.
Nights. Jjiin. Mats., 10-260.
Tues., Thurs , Bat.. 10-Mo.
THE WOODWARD STOCK . CO.
Tonight, Baturday Matlgee and NlghC
D It. BIL L
Next week: "MOTH8."
'Phone Dojglas 4(H.
Tonight and Saturday Matinee and Night-.
Four Piccolo Midgets. Six Saivaggls
Avon Comedy Four. Fuster & Foster,
Rawson & June, Fergunon & Pasanittfo.
Rose & Ellis and klnodrome. t
Prices 10c. 26c, 60c.
Tonight. 1:15 Matlnea Saturday,
The Great - Teinperajtc Play.
TEN KIGKTS IN A BARROOM. '
With JIM FL'LTON and a Big Cas
of Favorites. k
Luke of Duluth."
WILLS In "Tha
Auditorium, Roller Rink :
Roller Hkatlng Reason Close pn
SATURDAY NIGHT, APRIL' 14
Big F.teat for Friday- and Hattuday
night. . ! .
Admission 10 cent - .
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