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PROTESTS TO OYERSTREET
lanionstiasces Go to WwhincUn CTer Cut
in Hail Hanlinc Bill
ROHLER GIVES HIS SIDE OF CASE
Cat Paelfls Offlcsal Calls Atttls
t AaHtJ Coat la Mala,
talalaa- Fast Tralas
Banks of Omaha, ths Omaha Commercial
club and prominent cltlssns have wired a
protest to Jesse Overstrsst, chairman of
the postofflce committee of the house at
Washington, for recommending a reduction
In the appropriation for hauling malls of
10 pr cent. Word has reached Omaha that
he will not consider the protests because
he Is In favor of the reduction, and In
fact drew the measures himself. A minor
ity report will be presented.
W. W. Baldwin, assistant to President
Harris, of the Burlington, has advised
western railroads of this contemplated ac
tion and asked them to make it plain
to business Interests of the west how the
mail service would be Impaired if any re
duction In the pay were made. No terri
tory In the country has better and more
expensive mall service than the west. The
fast mall trains out of Chicago and Omaha
are famous the country over, and there
can be no question the railroads will seek
curtailment of expenses should this
leoommendatlon be acted upon.
Congressman Kennedy has Interested
himself In the matter at Washington at the
request of the business Interests of Omaha
and he wires the protests of Omaha are
being pigeonholed by Mr. Overstreet on
acocount of his position.
Statement by Mohler.
Vice President and General Manager Moh
ler of the Union Pacific. In speaking on
the subject, said:
"It should be remembered that, beginning
Deoember, 1906, the Union Paclflo lnaugu
rated a fast dally exclusive mall train con
necting at the Missouri river with fast
mall from Chicago, New Tork and other
eastern cities, which overtook and con
nected at Oreen River with mall trains for
Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington,
and at Ogden with mall train for southern
California. Also with an additional ex
elusive dally fast mall train run
from Ogden to Oakland, delivering
malls In California and other states men
tioned. Dractically twenty-four . hours
artier than formerly, entailing an addl
tlonal cost to the associated lines of 11.000
per day. These systems have Just under
taken the construction of six complete all
steel fireproof exclusive mall trains for
this service, costing, approximately, 1600,
CC0, with which it is expected to Improve
the efficiency, better protect the mall and
Insure to a greater degree the safety of
mall djpartment employes. The bene
fit of this new service can better
be realised when It Is known
that a reply to a communication mailed
In New Tork can be returned by mall from
the Paclflo coast and delivered In New
Tork three days earlier than formerly. It
must, therefore, be apparent that with such
an Important reduction In mall pay, a cor
responding reduction In the service must
necssarlly follow, to the loss and deterlment
of the entire western states, and this fact
should be made most apparent to cltliens,
who are at present receiving the benefit
of this expedited service."
FIRE ESCAPE LAWS SUFFER
Bill Introduced la Legislators to
treaarthesi the statutes to
At the suggestion of Building Inspector
Withnell, Deputy Labor Commissioner
Bush Is having introduced at Lincoln a
bill to amend the laws on fire scapea, so
as to give building Inspectors and the
labor commissioner more authority. The
purpose Is to make binding a notice served
on an agent to erect a fire escape on a
building. There are numerous buildings
In Omaha, Mr. Withnell says, the owners
of which are nonresidents and on which
buildings fire escapes have not. been placed.
The present law does not provide for
notices served on resident agents. The new
bill contemplates giving the labor commis
sioner and building Inspectors authority to
order any building closed in cases where
notices have been served and fire escapes
have not been placed as required.
w M m m mm mm or
ON THE STOCK OF HIGH GRADE
Bought From R. R. LAIRD & CO., Silk Waist
and Suit MIflrs., E. 18th St., New York
wit SB I i I
OMAJIA WHATHER KOIIK CAST Tuesday Fair and Colder.
Worth 37ic a Yr-
Fancy silk suit
peau de cygnes.
dress and lining
27-in. Jap silks,
plain summer silks,
Habutais, .etc., at
thirty-nine cents a
Worth 87ic a Yard
weaves in dress
Louisenes, In checks,
plaids, Roman stripes,
etc., also 27-lnch chif
fon taffetas, spot proof
foulard 8, Including
new coin dots, at
forty-eight cents a
Worth $1.50 a Yard
36-in. dress taf
f etas, 36 and 27-in.
fancy silk suitings,
45-in. silk voiles,
Radium silk, 27-in.
imported peau de
chamois at sixty-
seven and a ' half
cents a yard.
i Price on All Laird & Co's Washable Silk
k Price on All Laird & Co's Black Taffeta and Summer Silk
BIG BARGAINS IN I
Fine cambric and nainsook embroideries, in dainty baby
patterns, English eyelet, many to match widths up to 18
inches with corset cover Ef jn
and 6hirung eiiects
worth up to 50c a yard,
Fine Vals and Torchon Laces
Desirable widths of these new wash and trimming laces,
white, cream and ecru all new
patterns on bargain square
at, a yard
BRANDEIS BOSTON STORE
1300 PAR NAM ST., OMAHA.
FUNERAL OF TOMMY V0TAVA
Services Coadaetsd y Rev. B. A.
FlllpI and Rst. R. H,
Through an error of those charged with
svln th nsws to the papers a statement
was made concerning the funeral Saturday
of Tommy Votava, the 14-yvar-old boy
kllVsd by an elevator at Megeath's store
last week, that the boy's father conducted
the services. Rev. B. A. FUlpl, pastor of
the Bohemian Presbyterian church, had
charge of the funeral services at the home
and grave and was assisted by Rev. R. M.
De Castello at the home. The body was
burled at National Bohemian cemetery. The
boy was a member of the Sunday school
of this church, of which his father Is one
of the elders. The family's grief over the
untimely death of their son In whom they
placed great hopes Is intense.
FORMER RATES ARE RESUMED
Hock Islaatd Withdraws Trls? Wales,
The Rock Island bas officially announced
to local grain men the withdrawal of Its
tariff abolishing proportional rates from
Omaha on grain originating west of the
liver. The amended tariffs announce that
the old proportional rate will apply on
grain from both sides of the river.
n, iiM-k island was a party to ths agree
ment, whereby the railroads proposed to
make local rales apply on Iowa grain to
Omaha, thereby preventing the grain from
going to Omaha and thence to the gulf
.ivim the Omaha-Chicago lines the
long haul. The agreement fell through, as
similar ones have many times neiore.
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New Cock Book
60 paces of cp-to-dite
i&is la rt
dpes, stows too
Iww to sera dishes
in the nor way of
cheaper ytt betta
Binary writs a posts
sorKts LWbig Kxtiaot
of Meet Co-, Ltd., 1M
Porcelain Ffflg. .$1 ap
Crowns $2.50 up
BrMg Work.aj50 tip
Plat a.oo up
Dentist, am location
Phono Douglas 1768
Wo make a specialty
of metal and roofless
plates. Painless work In
all operations. Work
guaranteed 10 jean.
FUND FOR THE STEAMBOAT
Ttn Thousand Dollars Baited by the
Missouri liver Promoters.
H. T. CLARKE PUTS IN ONE-FIFTH OF IT
Babsertbes Two Thoasaad Dollars.
Which Brlags Paad I'p Charles
B. Ptekeas Bacaested
Ten thousand dollars has been raised
to start a steamboat on the Missouri river.
A meeting for election of directors and
officers will be held by the Incorporators
of the Omaha & Missouri River Naviga
tion company Wednesday afternoon at 4
o'clock In the Commercial club rooms.
The 110,000 fund set as a prerequisite to
Incorporation was completed by a $2,000 sub
scription from Henry T. Clarke, who Is
the one man In Omaha persistently and
continually talking Missouri river naviga
tion. Mr. Clarke went into the office of
Ourdon W. Wattles, who had circulated
subscription papers among ths grain men
and who had raised his $6,000. He seemed
much disappointed to learn that the Com
mercial club contingent of the steamboat
committee still lacked about C0OO.
"Hand me that subscription paper," he
said to Mr. Wattles.
"Good; you're doubling up on the rest
of them." said Mr. Wattles when the other
had written on the paper and handed It
back. "I see you are putting in $300."
"It's $2,000; it's ,$2,000. snorted Mr.
And It was, sure enough.
Plckeas for President.
Charles H. Pickens, who last year was
chairman of the transportation committee
of the Commercial club. Is prominently
mentioned for the presidency of the com
pany. O. W. Watfles was also suggested.
but Mr. Wattles has said his many other
duties will not allow htm to serve.
No move to buy a boat will be made at
once, as It is thought well to spend two or
three months snd a few hundred dollars
In the acquisition of Information. It is ex
pected to get information snd advice from
Captain H. M. Chittenden, a government
engineer, who has written a book on th
"Early Steamboat Navigation of the Mis
souri River," and it Is proposed to send a
man to Kansas City, Bt. Louis and other
river towns to make Investigations. The
Kansas City jobbers a few months ago
launched a steamboat company without
much preparation, and now they are ready
to sell their boats and barges, having
found they are not adapted to the river.
A. Overton and other old pilots of Omaha
will be called upon for advice and information.
Aaaa Howard Bhaw Elected.
CIUCAQO. Fob. laAnna Howard Shaw
was today unanimously re-elected president
of the National Woman's Suffrage associ
ation. Other officers re-elected were Mrs.
Kacbel Foster Avery. Swarthraore. Pa.,
Bret vice president; Florence Kelly, New
York, aeevnd vice president; Kate U.
Gordon of New Orleans, corresponding seo-
STORZ BEER won
Highest Award at
Lincoln State Fair, 18 9 S.
Highest Award and
Gold Medal at Trans
Omaha, 1898. Highest
Award and Gold Medal
at Lewis and Clark Cen-
t e n n i a 1 Exposition,
Portland, Ore., 1905.
This, when In competi
tion with the renowned
beers of the world, and
when Judged by a Jury
of the most critical ex
perts. No other beer
has had higher endorse
ment. Drink Storzllcer
for your health's sake.
Keep a case In your
home. Ston Brewing
Co., Omaha, Bl
Third Flaer, Paxtort Block
Highest Grade Dentistry
Try The New Way
CITY STEAM LAUNDRY
207 So. 11 Hi Street
DEPUTY STATU VETERINARIAN.
H. L RAMMACCIOTTI. D. V.S.
Office and Inflrmarv, ana and Maaoa Sta,
OMAHA. NEJ Telephone Us.
That we make are go natural in
color, size and arrangement so as to
bring the natural expression to the
face, you can can scarcely tell them
from the ones nature gave. Our price
from 5 to $15, and fully guaranteed.
TAFT'S DENTAL ROOMS "1
1517 Douglas Street.
Mew Spring High Grade Silks
This, the First High Grade Silk Sale of the Season, Opened
Monday, A. M. Omaha's Discriminating Buyers Were
Out in Goodly Numbers.
TUESDAY'S SALES WILL. HK OF GH EATER kxTEREST AND
SOME EXTRA SPECIALS
19-inch COLORED TAFFETA Worth 68c,
27-inch COLORED TAFFETA Worth f l.OO, 69c
86-inch COLORED TAFFETA Worth 9 1 .50, 7 5 C
84-ln. and 27-in. FANCY SILKS FOR SUITS AXD WAISTS, BEAU
TIFUL STYLES, HANDSOME 21-in. PLAIDS WORTH Afln
EASILY $1.00 YOUR CHOICE .fUl
80-inch FANCY" SILK SUITINGS
This lot consists of about 3,000 yards of the handsomest ft
designs every yard worth 1.50 f Jf
27-inch CHINA SILKS
In almost all the shades especially fine for slips, etc., j
worth at least 60c, f A..
7Bc PURE SILK CREPE DE CHINES
For handsome dresses, all new shades for spring an M A
elegant quality for waists and gowns,
SPECIAL TABLES OF FINE SILKS ON MAIN AISLE TRAVEL
ING MEN'S SAMPLES LENGTHS FROM H YARD TO 2 YARD
25c. 18c. 12c and 25c
100 Pairs of Women's
Patent leather, patent kid, velvet kid,
box calf and gun metal calf light or
heavy soles lace or button.
All sizes, all widths all
worth and selling for
Four and Five Dollars,
mi filii Eisfl
Fast daily train service via the Chicago C&
North-Western Railway, the only double
track railway from the Missouri River to
Chicago, connecting at Chicago with all lines
for all points east. The trains of
The teth-Wesfern Lino
are most completely equipped for the safety
and comfort of patrons, and their equipment
includes Pullman drawing room and private
compartment sleeping cars, parlor cars, com
posite observation cars with library and
buffet-smoking apartment, free reclining chair
cars, standard day coaches and dining cars (a la
carte service,) on such 'trains as the electric
lighted Overland Limited, Los Angeles Limited,
China and Japan Fast Mail, and Chicago Special.
The Best of Everything
Tickets and full information on
application to ticket office
1401 and 1403 Farnam St.,
n mm gm If you have piles, 1
1 1 1 I IL- V want your name and
U II M address as nuick ss
ill I 11 the malls an bring
I I ass Baa W It to me. Write totUy
to W. V. WALTKH.
I0if Lawtea Ave. Ui. tula. Uo.
Do you live near
24th and Cuming Streets?
J, H, SCHMIDT
24th and Cuming Sts.
will take your want-ad for The BEE
at the same rates as the main office.
Branch Want-ad Office OMAHA BEE
.m inifi-iwTTrT r-riy-mwrmtanmt'na iiimmm - -
iiirinnni h n iif in
for the Halt.
TRUST AND ANTI-TRUST PRICES
Ths people "dost have to" pay tribute to the trusts In buying patent medicines
any more than In buylnc any other kind of merchandise simply because they can
get flrst-class remedies aot made by the trust but made by well known pharmaceu
tical houses. nor ma v win i i.-
11 8cott s Kmuniun irusi prm ....ou
11 00 Kgg Emulsion made by Parke
Davis 7 so
II llod's Barsaparllla trust price.. Die
11 Hossack'a Sarsaparllla anti-trust. 7 e
11 Herptclde trust price 81c
11 1'arUlan Hair Tonlo sntl trust
price 7 So
16c LJkxatlve Bromo Quinine trust
tbc Qulnaretol guaranteed cold cure. 20c
We could Mil this page in The lie and
"ad inflntuiu" on the above examples
THB RKLIABLE STRC
See the Hall
Unrivaled Silk Bargains Tuesday
The flrt tlnjr's aalo of our (irrat Purchase from Hie Knnin 811k Mills was
certainly an unprecedented aucress. From early morning the department was
thronged with eager buyers. Tuesday's offerings will b fully up to and In
some cases superior to those of Monday's, as marly new pieces have been added
to the already magnificent assortment. Now in j-onr opportunity to ljuy 'lK'
class silks for spring wear at less tlian manufacturer's com prices.
New Check Silks From pin-head to
Inch square checks, black and white,
brown and white, blue and white, etc.
New Novelties in neatest designs, col
orings and weaves; Color Taffetas in
all new shades; new Messaltnea.
Loulslenes, Peau de Cupids, 36-lnch
Black Pongees, 36-Inch natural
Habutal, 27-inch Fancies, etc., etr.;
all choice, new silks, actually worth
up to $1 a yard. On sale at . . 3J)
Marquisette The correct silk for
spring dress, in great variety of col
ore, in the plain or in fchecks, special
bargain Tuesday, at, yard ..Jl.lO
Choice Spring Silks in the very newest
stripes, checks, dots, figures and
lMn colors. 20, 24 and 27 inches
wide, including taffetas, foulards,
Louisiennes, mousselinea, peau de
cygnes, etc., mill price 72 He tf
97V4c sale prlre 65
36-lnch Hlack Iiress Tnffeta, guaran
teed mill price 97 He. sale prlce.09
36-ln. black dress tnffeta, guaranteed
mill price $1.02. sale price -SSd
A XK.W IX)T OK SI 1, KS From the
Cireat Knnls Mills purvlutsc, Includ
ing Chiffon Faille, Chiffon Poplins,
f'lMM-lc llnlmtjliu. t'llllir Tiilfnl.. ot -
etc., for the first time Tuesday.
Mnnufiirturer's cost price from 37 C
to 42 He sale price Tuesday. ."OA
Plain and Fancy Silks and Novelties,
46 Inches, fancy chiffon voiles, hand
Bome Pekln stripes, dress patterns.
In elegant evening novelties, in tre
mendous assortment, mill prleo up to
$1.02 a yd, sale price Monday.
Be Sure & Attend Our Famous Hourly Sales
showing how money ran be saved by
turning down trust mads goods for those
which we will guarantee to qpnform with
the new pore food law.
II Coopers New LHsuovery ...811c
11 llyuinei, complete Sxc
)1 Goldman's Hair Restorer inc
60c lJoiionl Face Powder with purl
60c Hind's Honey and Almond Cream. Ic
26c Mennen's Talcum Powder 16c
In fact anything that any drug; store
carries and at CUT sVaTKa IU.
8:30 Till 9:30 A. M. We will sell 100
dozen Towels, some slightly soiled,
all perfect goods, no seconds, regular
price 10c and 12 c, and a few 15c
Towels among them, for one hour
only the entire bunch will go at,
10 Till 11 A. M. We will sell 15c, 19c
and 25c Mercerized White Goods In
stripes and figures, very high luster
goods not over 12 yards to a cus
tomer, at, per yard 5
1 Till 3 P. M. We will sell Printed
Batiste, Hollle Batiste, Primrose
Batiste and other Batistes that sold
up as high as 15c, not over 12 yards
to a customer, at, per yard ..3H
2:30 Till 3:80 P. M. We will sell 50
dozen Napkins, the outside edge of
these Napkins got slightly soiled In
handling, goods that sold at 98c doz
en, $1.25 dozen, $1.50 dozen and
$1.98 dozen -we will close the entire
lot for this one hour only, at, per
4 Till 8 P. M. We will sell extra
heavy Outing Flannels, 10c and
12c grade not over 12 yards to a
customer, at, per yard 3H
FOR ALL IAV.
We will sell Tolle du Nords and A. F.
C's Ginghams, 10 to 20 yards In a
piece not over 12 yards to a cus
tomer, at, per yard Sc'
36-lnch Percale In light colors and
dark colors, regular 12 c gooda, at,
per yard 5
32-inch extra heavy German Blue Cal
icoes not over 1 2 yards to a cus
tomer, at, per yard GK
25c fine large Towels, for all day. at,
English Cashmeres, regular 29c grade,
will go, at, per yard 10J
English Cashmeres, regular 50c grade,
will go, at, per yard 25
All -wool Novelties sold everywhere at
50c, 38 Inches wide, will be on sale
for all day at, per yard 25
High Grade Wash Goods Department
We will sell 50 pieces of 59c Silk and
Mercerized fine Wash Goods, at, per
50 pieces of Silk Mercerized Printed
fine Wash Goods, at, yard . . . .25i
French Wash Voiles, embroidered, at,
per yard 81.50 and $1.98
French Zephyrs finest made, at, per
yard 25S 39 and 50d
French Percales, at, yd. .10-12
Anderson's Scotch Ginghams, at, per
yard 19 and 23
High Grade Wool Dress Goods Dept.
$2.50 Broadcloths, at, per yard
11.98 Broadcloths, at, per yard
$1.50 Broadcloths, at, per yard
$1.00 Broadcloths,1 at, per yard
Several other sales of Dress Goods for all day.
Ladies' Suit Department Specials
Tuesday will be bargain day In our Suit Department Great Price Reduc
tions of New Spring Stock.
$1S Silk Suits Newest spring styles, Just 25 garments In this lot, choice. $10
$25 Tailor Suits All sample garments no two alike, Just 20 garments
In the lot, at, choice $14.90
90.00 Silk Underskirts In all colors and very newest styles delightful bar
gains, at, choice $3.95
Grocery Prices nat Discount aii Competition
From 25 to 50 on the Best Quality of Goods
81 pounds best Purs Cans Orannlated
Sugar lor 91.00
10-lb, sack best White or Yellow Corn
meal for 10c
6 lbs. best Hand Picked Navy Beans.. 16c
6 lbs. best Rolled Breakfast Oatmeal.. 15c
10-lb. sack best Pure Buckwheat Flour
2-lb. cans best Sac City Sweet Sugar
Corn for , 6c
2-lb. cans best Wax, String or Lima
Beans Ur 7c
2-lb. cans Qoldon Pumpkins, Hominy,
Squash or Baked Beans 7 He
Quart cans Golden Table Syrup 9c
Quart Jars Pure Ohio Maple Syrup... 35c
Bromangulon, Jellycon or Jell-O, per
package 7 H c
J4-lb. cans Ground Spice, per can....7Hc
H-lb. cans Breakfast Cocoa 20a
Peanut Butter, per Jar 9c
1-lb. Jars Pure Sugar and Fruit Pre
The Greatest rrssh Trait and Teg-stable
Sept. In ths west.
Fancy Extra Large Highland Navel
Oranges, worth J5c to 40c per dosen,
this sale only, per dozen 2,ra
Large heads fresh, crlHp Celery 2 He
Large, Juicy Lemons, dozen ....10a
Fancy Imported KIks, pound 10c
Fresh Roasted Peanuts, pound Bo
Fancy Fard lates, pound 7Ho
Fresh, Ripe Tomatoes, pound ........ 16o
Two heads fresh Lettuce .to
I.srge heads fresh Cabbage So
Head Lettuce, each So
Turnips, Parsnips, Carrots, Rutabagas,
Beets, white, yellow or red Onions,
per pound ...lHo
Special Candy Sals.
10 sticks pure Sugar Candy .......... to
Fancy Gum Drops, pound 9a
Phelp's Celebrated Chocolate Puffs, lb. 2 4c
Schaefer's Cut Price Drug Stores
Ossaaa Corner 16th and IViuglas Sts.; lMh snd Chicago Sts. South Omaha
ti. W. Cue 2Ut and U siLs. OeaaeU Blasts lu Ave aad lUu Bis.
and Deposits of
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK re
nreaent Its increased efficiency and
ability to handle your account, as the
accounts of other depositors have been
handled with SAFETY.
Every modern banking facility ex
tended your account Invited.
Jan. 26th, 191)7, 1 1,106,182,12.
First National Bank
. OMAHA. NED.
Fast Train to
CHICAGO and EAST
Leave Omaha 6:0O P. M.
Arrive Chicago 7: SO A. M.
THREE DOLLARS ISN'T
yet it is enough to get a good
pair of women's shoes, if you
get them from the right
We know that we can pro
duce the shoe to prove our
claim when we tell you that
we sell the best $3 women's
shoe made. Hundreds of
women who have worn these
shoes will testify to their
Don't fail to have a look
at our women's $3.00 shoes.
Drexel Shoe Co.
1419 Farnam St.
TWENTIETH CENTURY FARMER
Bet Farm rperftabNrrlb How.
THEY'RE ALL RIGHT
Made of the HKST HAVANA lOUACVO.
F, 1L lUce lrcautUo Cigar VuH dbtuaiacturcrs, bt, Louia,