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THE OMAHA SUNDAY 13 EE: JUNE 28, 100S.
ATTORNEY APPROVES PLANS
Method of Apportioning Value i Helps
Number of Citie.
EAUEOAD EARITDTOS INCREASE
Groes Receipts Dhow Tallin OS,
hat Wet Earwfaas Show Lars
Inrrease rer l.mmt
LINCOUff. Neb.. June r. 8pec1al Tele
gram) White attorney general haa not yet
gtren an opinion to the state board re
garding the legality of a division of the
franchise and rolling- stock of rallroada.
according to the mile of the various
Hnee, It Issafe to say he will approve the
proposed, plan, basing hla orlnion on the
decision of the supreme court which held
legal thfe plan of distributing the physical
value over the lines Instead of accord
ing to the mileage of the system.
Secretary of State Junkln, acting In ac
cordance with hla resolution haa figured
out the valuee In some of the towns and
cltlea on the main line of the Union Pacific.
While the ftgurea of the secretary may not
be taken by the board It la hla belief they
are approximately correct und will stand.
He has figured the franchise and rolling
stock of the Union Pacific to be worth
V3.cno a mile. He secured this valuation
by deducting the physical value of tin
main line as found by the assessors from
the valuation of thla line by the state
board. This I6S.00O Is to be apportioned
to the several towns according to mileage.
On this basis Omaha will receive an
increase In- actual value of the Union
Pacific of ' W.700,000: South Omaha, $308.
OflOi Paplllion. $13,000; Elkhorn. I3S.000;
. Fremont. $131,600; Valley. $100,000; Colum
bus, $220,000; Grand Island. $190,000; Kear
ney. $30,000; Lodge Pole will lose, $21,000;
Chappell will lose, fl.SOO; Overton will lose,
$66,000; Gothenburg will lose, $39,000. The
loss or gain to these towns In the assessed
value Is one fifth of the figures mentioned
or the actual value.
Blaj Increase la Jtet Earnings.
The State Railway commission has re
ceived a report of the earnings of three of
the big railroads for the year ending June
U 1907, and for the nine months ending
April 1, 1908. These figures show a tremend
ous Inortase In the net earnings of the
Burlington system, though a loss on the
gross earnings. From operating receipts
alone the Burlington earned for the e v
1907, $6,826,443.17 each month; the average
for the nine months' period amounted to
M,73,915.40; the loss per month in . gross
, earnings was SS6.536.47. The net revenue
from operation for the year amounted to
$1,987,006.20 a month; for the nine months.
S2.S01.71S.33 a month; Increase, $204,713.12 a
The Northwestern from operation alone
earned for the year, $5,739,910.11 a month;
for the nine months, $6,604,934.34 a month;
loss on gross revenue, $234,976.73; net re
ceipts for the year, $2,007,492.16 ' a month;
. net revenue for nine months, $1,867,772.68;
loss on net revenue, $149,719.46 a month.
I Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis A. Omaha
revenue for the year, $1,170,236.89 a month;
for nine months, $1,121,976.47; loss, $48,261.43
a month; net revenue for the year, $406,
80.91; for nine months, $377,666.93 a month;
loss net revenue, $28,226.96 a month.
Taft Club Meeting;.
A meeting of the Taft club has been
called for Wednesday night at the Llndell
hotel auditorium by W. B. Rose, president.
The' meeting will be addressed by Senstor
Burkett and ' Senator Brown, Governor
, Sheldon and Judge Field, who will make a
,"' 1 report of their doings at the Chicago con-
P ventlon and discuss the action of that con
ventlon. This meeting is preliminary to a
big . meeting to be pulled off : some' time
' during the summer. Plans for a cloaer or
' , ganlzatlon will be discussed Wednesday
''...night with the object of so closely knitting
the membership of the club that when the
time comes for action thla aummer the
club can rouse Itself at a moment's notice
and do whatever It Is called upon to do.
Following the meeting Wednesday night
will come the meeting of the Scandinavian
club and the Union Veterans' Republican
club and other organisations, each with
the same object to be ready to do Its stunt
In the big fight now on.
The big rally in Lancaster county will
. not be pulled off until late In the cam-
palgn, but It will be one of the biggest of
ny In the state and frequent meetings of
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Should be inseparable.
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the Taft and other clubs will be held In
Of Interest to Omaha Is the action of the
Union Pacific, acting upon a suggestion
of the Railway commission, In reducing its
rate on popcorn from Ord, North Loup and
Scotia to Omaha. The rate waa reduced
from IS cents to 16 6 cents. George E.
Johnson of North Loup complained of the
rate and the matter waa adjusted without
Cooper Re-elected Chief.
The Excise board has re-elected P. H.
Cooper chief of police and James Malone,
city detective, following a lengthy fight
over the places. There were numerous ap.
llcants, the only objection, however, to
Chief Cooper being his age. The board
named new officers and Instructed them
that the flfst time any of them looked on
the wine when It i red they would be de
capitated.' Haatlina- for Bryan Banqaet.
. The Bryan banquet committee la hustling
to beat the band to drum up a big crowd
for the dinner on the night of July S. The
price of admission to the feast is $1.60 and
the prospects are, the committees reported,
tho auditorium will be crowded to the
doors. A. V.. Johnson, president of the club,
will preside, and Rev. F. S. Stein will ask
the blessing. Richard L. Metcalfe will be
the official toastmaster and the official
program, which was Issued this afternoon,
contains the names of the following speak
ers: Congressman James of Kentucky,
Senator Gore of Oklahoma, August Thomas
of New York, Alexander Troup of Con
necticut, John W. Tomllnson of Alabama
and Colonel Bryan. Tlcketa are on sale for
the banquet at the Commoner office. Cen
tral National bank, A. V. Johnaon dt Co.,
and Ed M. . Friend, chairman of the Invita
tion committee. It Is expected a big bunch
of delegates from the east will be in at
tendance. Trouble Over License.
The excise board Is having a time over
granting a license to the Lincoln hotel to
sell liquor. The license was granted to an
employe of the hotel and this was set aside
by Judge Frost because the employe had
no interest In the business. Then applica
tion waa made for a llcenso In another
name and Judge England objected because
he ssld the barroom at the hotel did not
conform to 5 he barrooms designed by the
law. The board met thla afternoon to
consider the matter and Frank Harrison
filed a motion to get the excise board to
withdraw the license Issued to the Capitol
hotel owned by D. E. Thompson, who also
owns the Llnoolm- C. O. Whedon asked
that all hotels be granted licenses. Then
the board adjourned until Monday morn
ing. BHTAlf SPEAKS AT ELMWOOD
Addresses Woodmen of Caaa Coaaty
Carina; IOsrroUlngr. '
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN., Neb., June 27. (Special Tele
gram.) W. J. Bryan went to Elmwood this
morning to deliver an address at a Modern
Woodman picnic. He will return thla even
ing to prepare to receive the Roger Sulll
van automobile party, which Is expected
to reach here Sunday. James Reed of Kan
sas City and James H. Atwood of Kansas
are expected here this .evening to join the
ELMWOOD. Neb., June 27. (Special.)
The annual log rolling and picnic at Elm-
wood today by the Modern Woodmen of
America was largely attended. The presi
dent. James Woodard, called the multitude
to order and John Gerry Stark delivered a
cordial address ef welcome. Head Consul
A. R. Talbot delivered a brief address, after
which W. J. Bryan delivered a very Inatruc
tlva fraternal address. The women of the
Christian church furnished an excellent
dinner to all who did not bring their eat
able with them. The afternoon was spent
In enjoying the exhibition drills by the Lin
coln and Plattsmouth teams, band con
certs, base ball games and other sports.
BOY SHOOTS BOY BY ACCIDENT
While Cleaning; Gmn Trtsser is Palled
SCHUYLER. Neb., June 27 (Special.)
While Edgar Manning, a 16-year-old boy,
was emptying the chamber of a 23-callber
rifle to day at the slough where more than
a dosen boys had gone to spend the after
noon, a shot got caught In the barrel and
while he waa extricating the shot the trig
ger went off. The gun waa pointed at the
back of Frank 8chley. who was undressing
to go In swimming. The bullet entered the
boy s back and went straight through his
body cutting the main artery. The other
boya were all scared and ran. Manning ran
for a doctor, but the bullet had done its
work and Schley waa dead before medhal
assistance waa secured.
It waa plainly an accident. Both boys
were 1C yeara old. Frank Schley la a aon
of Fred Schley, proprietor of the Schuyler
hotel. The funeral will be held at the home
Freight Train Kllla Laborer.
VALENTINE. Neb.. June S7 (Soerial
A Greek laborer waa struck and almost In
stantly killed by freight train No. 114 the
other aide of Wood Lake Thursday morn
ing. The man saw the train coming, but
attempted to cross the track when the
train was only a short distance from him.
The body was aent to Johnstown, but as
the accident happened just inside of Cherry
county, it will probably be sent back to
Valentine, where an Inquest will be held.
Nebraska. News Nates.
BEATRICE The Bsraca ball team in the
Sunday School league defeated the Luther
ana last evening by the close score of 7
VALENTINE The Valentine house
changed handa thla morning. N. G. Ber
nard from Iowa taking charge and L. N.
BEATRICE In a cheaa came played last
evening over the new Home Telephone
company'a tns. the Beatrice club defeated
Lljuoln by a close margin.
BEATRICE For the last few days farm
ers have been working overtime tn their
fields. The weather has been fine and
every available man and team has been
put to work.
BEATRICE The marriage of Alonio E.
Calvert Of this city and and Miss Maud A
fit ruble of Chester, Neb., was solrmnlsed
last' evening at the home of C. W. bul
ges. Rev. Andy, Folden officiating.
BEATRICE Panlrl Freeman, the first
homesteader, who haa beenerlously 111 for
the last few months, hss recovered sntl
wss able to drive to the city the other day.
BEATRICE The Berneston saloon re
monstrance case was heard before Judge
Ilsper yesterdsy. He toon the esse unovr
advisement until next Monday, to which
time he adjourned court.
M'COOK Work on the excavation for
Mccook's $40.oi)0 Masonic temple-opera
house was commenced today. It will be
the finest building In southwestern Ne
braska. VALENTINE The Valentine Dramatic
club, an organisation of local talent, put
on the four-act melodrama, "On the Great
Divide," to a large audience at Churches'
opera house last evening.
BEATRICE Christ Schmidt, for twenty
years s resident of Cortland, died Wednes
day night of hesrt trouble. He wss M
years of sge and served In the Franco
Prussian war. He leaves a widow, one
brother and one sister.
BEATRICE John McLaln. charged with
bootlegging, was arraigned before Judge
Ellis yesterday and waived preliminary ex
amination. He was lodged In Jail to await
the action of the district court. It la un
derstood he will plead guilty when his case
Is called for trial.
BEATRICE E. G. Ingraham Of this
city was called to 1'nlversity Place yester
day by the death of hla father, William
H. Ingraham, an old resident of that place.
Mr. Ingraham was a veteran of the civil
war. and was 64 years of age.
M'COOK Receipts of the McCook post
office to date Indicate that on July 1, 19j8.
this city twill have arrived at the free de
livery epoch. The department la already
securing the necessary data for this exten
sion or the service to this city.
M'COOK Mayor Stephens of McCook has
received word from General Superintendent
Byram of the Burlington, Lincoln, that he
would shortly be here to confer with the
city authorities over the matter of build
ing the Manhattan street viaduct and the
Marquette atreet aubway for this city.
NEBRASKA CITY A complaint against
John Hart, a farmer residing south of the
city, charging him with being Insane, has
been filed with the Board of Insanity Com
missioners, and he will have his hearing be
fore the board aa soon as he Is able to be
brought to this city.
NEBRASKA CITY Mrs. Dora C, wife of
Arthur C. Rogers, died at her home oppo
site this city yesterday and waa burled to
day. She was 28 yeara of age and had been
111 for some time. She leavea a husband,
son and daughter.
NORTH PLATTE The Union Pacific
railroad has begun to store coal here
again. Seven thousand tons hsve already
been unloaded at this terminal and It is
the Intention to store some thirty thousand
tons In all.
SCHUYLER Miss Richards, who has
been confined for many months with con- j
sumption, passed away Saturday morning.
The funeral will be held at the home Sun
nay afternoon and she will be Interred
at the Grandvlew cemetery six miles north
BEATRICE The closing exercises of the
school department of the Institution for
Feeble Minded Youth were held yesterday
afternoon and last evening. In the after
noon a program consisting of music and
recitations wan given, and In the evening
an operetta, "An Hour in Fairyland," was
TEOUMSEH Miss Harriett J. Hoggsette
of this city has gone to Lincoln, where
she will accompany her sister, Miss Emily
Hoggsette, to San- Francisco. The latter
will sail for Manila, Philippine Islands,
early In July, where she will probably en
gage in teaching. Her brother, James A.
Hoggsette, is government printer in the
BEATRICE Those who attended the big
meeting and banquet yesterday left the
city Saturday. In the party were Governor
Sheldon, Senator Brown, Senator E. J.
Burkett, Victor Rosewater, Congressman
K. M. Pollard, Congressman E. H. Hin
shaw, Railway Commissioner William,
Secretary Corrlck of the state central com
mittee, Hon. C. H. Sloan, Labor Commis
sioner Ryder and George Carrington.
DICKENS M. Estes was badly Injured
here while returning home from town with
a load of lumber. He was going down a
steep hill when some of the lumber slipped
forward, striking the horses and causing
them to run away, throwing him under
the wheels of the wagon. The wheels
passed over his lower limbs. One rib wss
broken In the fall and he waa badly In
jured. If not fatally. Mr. Estes has Just
moved here from Fairmont. His brother
1 at Eustls was notified.
NORTH PLATTE C. L. Bennett, chief
electrlelsn of the Posts! Telegraph com
pany, arrived here today for the purpose
of Installing the machinery for a "booster"
plant which will be used here during tne
democratic national convention. Mr. Ben
nett, and also two wire chiefs, will be
atationed here during the convention to
handle the large business which will go
through this point at that time.
NORTH PLATTE-Chaneellor E. B. An
drews of the slate university and regents
XV. O. Wltmore and V. G. Lyford. G. E.
Coupeland and F. H. Abbot, also E. A.
Burnett, dean of the agricultural school,
and representative W. I. Farley arrived
here last night and spent the day at the
experimental station three miles south of
this city. The purpose of the visit Is to
know the progress made In the various
farming and stock growing experiments
and the general conditions at the station.
NORTH PLATT A letter hns been re
ceived from W. L. Spoon, United States
government Inspector of good roads In
which he says he will visit North Platte
soon and examine soil conditions snd also
supervise the construction of . a mile of
road under the latest Improved methods.
Mr. Spoon is expected here within about
a week and he will be assisted by the
good roada committee of the Commercial
NEBRASKA CITT-Another attempt waa
made Thursday night to cut the big Bur
lington railroad dike on the east side of
the river, but before any harm waa done
the man was captured by the watchman
whom the company had placed there since
the dike was cut about three weeks ago.
Had the dike been cut it might have
changed the course of the river and allowed
It to go back to the old channel, over
which this dike waa built and which pro
tects thousands of acrea of farm land.
NEBRASKA CITY Postmaster Frank
McCartney waa before the county commis
sioners to give them notice that unless
some of the roads throughout the county,
which had been greatly damaged by the
recent storma, were repaired, that the rural
route carriers were to be laid off until
they were fixed. The commissioners prom
ised to have the roada repaired at once
and requested that he report the condition
of the roads regularly to them and they
would look after them.
NEBRASKA CITY-James Sweet and R.
M. Rolfe were married to two alstera, the
Misses Harriet and Clementine Emons, at
Springville, N. Y., on June 28. 1859, and
they came to this city a short time after
wards and made It their home for
many years. It waa a double wedding and
duly celebrated at that time. Today the
double wedding anniversary waa cele
brated at the home of Mr. and Mr a. R. M.
Rolfe, In thla city. The members of both
families were here and Joined in celebrating
NORTH PLATTE It has been officially
announced that work on the North River
branch of the Union Pacific will be re
aumed July 1. The railroad waa completed
last year as far aa Lewellen, and the work
will now be resumed with three or four
gangs and completed to Northport as soon
ss possible. The work will be in chsv. -e
of J. E. Johnson, a railroad man from
Missouri, and yesterday he went over the
road with the division superintendent,
Anderson, assistant auperlntendent Mc
Keown and englneert Wharf.
NEBRASKA CITY-John M. Livingston
and Miss Maria Isabella Bachler were
united in marriage thla afternoon at the
home of the bride's mother by Rev. A. U.
Perry of the Presbyterian church. The
bride la a very popular young woman and
was born and grew to young womanhood
in this city. The groom is one of the
disappear after a change
from coffee to
"There's a Reason"
v Read, "The Road to WellvUle,'
Big Special Sale
ps4 rama ami jauex iunmure suuaoie ior sun porcues or any room in
11 ITUTII 1111 fffll III-?' the house, besides old hickory, combination rattan and maple, and
Kuiiiauvt aft wiUow and rattan furniture for porch and iawn We must 'clear
our first floor, hense these unusual prices for one day only, Monday, June 29th.
EETTEES Rattan seat and back, maple arma and
frame, natural achellac finish, for Mon- ORJ
day, reduced from 6.75 to ap'.
AKM CXAIB OK ARM XOOXEK, to match CO Al
settee, reduced from $3.75 to
IITTBB--Rattan seat and back, maple frame, fin
ished In green, reduced from $6.00 QEJ
$12.75 large Chair, green fibre rush, re- CO fifi
duced to 0,uu
$18.00 fibre rush arm chair with wings, CIA flfk
reduced to jpAV.UU
$17.00 fibre rush rocker, large sise, C"f ft 17K
reduced to .? AU D
$12.50 fibre rush arm rooker, finished In CQ ft ft
green, reduced to V'U"
$14.50 fibre rush rocker, with broad arms, IJC ftft
reduced to J.UV.
$12.50 fibre rush arm chair, reduced $8.50
WILLOWCBAFT FURNITURE Substantially made in combination
color effects, the light fibrous willow with the dark brown rattan border,
also In light tan fibrous willow and the natural color willow for bor
der. These come in a variety of patterns in chairs, rockers, tables and
stools. All go at big reductions for one day only. -
$15.00 willow craft arm
rocker, reduced to
$1.00 willow craft arm (Cf. " ftft
$20.00 willow craft arm. CIO SCft
chair, reduced to JpXa-.OU
$6.60 maple frame double reed seat and
$2.75 maple frame raed seat and back
One lot of porch chalra, all wood. In green or weathered finish. These are all
arm chairs and rockers, small sire, and were originally reduced from $4.00,
$4.60 and $5.00 to $1.75. $2.60 and $2.75. We $1.25.. Sl.35. S1.95
nave further reduced these for one day only, at Px,"tf' ,Pi,uu
Settee, green finish, slat seat and rattan back, broad arms. $00.- $3.85
Before buying your rugs see otir immense stock of new patterns Just
received for fajl. We can furnish you any coloring and almost any size.
Never have we rhown such a variety of new designs at this time in the
24.75 for a beauttfnl 9x12 Axmlnster Rug. Twenty-five patterns
to select from, both in floral and oriental designs. A rug that is made
from the best quality of wool and very durable.
We are the selling agents for the celebrated GOLD MEDAL BI8SKLLS
CARPET SWEEPER. One that we guarantee. Have one sent out on one
weeks trial, if not satisfactory, it can be returned. Price ....... .$3.00
weslthlest and most popular young real j
.... 1 . In t . a ra ft nf t H al.t..
There were some fifty relatives present to
witness ine. ceremunj. j biuuuiw wkhh-,
was served to the wedding party, after
through Coloiado and will be gone about a
. VI 1V1 LUIJ .. . . ... --
Dunham In Frontier county, when their
aaugnier Jennie, waa marrieu 10 txx i .
rance Miller and their daughter, Ktta, was
married to Mr. Claud Shliflet. Dr. 0. A.
Deeper of the Cambridge Methodist Epis
copal church performed the ceremony In
the presence of a large number of invited
ficwrr at. riTV-Ai the outcome of
trouble originating at a bsrn dance.
Henry uosseiman ana rrea rvruso, iwu
county, were fined $5 and costa tn County
. i - ni.im.fl
juage reierun . uuuu. iiu" wan.,, vj
August nier usea nis young Dromn n imi
for a cuspidor and with tueassislance of
Bosselman gave him a severe drubbing,
kl.nl. Kin Cni ntitttncr Uia wifp
out of doors Ed klnbro was fined $15 and
costs in police court and falling to d.s-
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purse wo luiuuiiiicu iu jau.
COLUMBUS William 8evers, oonvloted
of the charge of breaking into a Union
Pacific car and stealing hogs, haa been
fentenced to a term of two years and six
months ia the penitentiary. Deputy Sheriff
Jaworskt conducted Severs to Lincoln.
COLUMBUS Columbus merchants have
agreed to close fromo sunrise to sunset on
WEST POINT Dr. F. N. Wells, a brother
of Dr. H. L. Wells of West Point, has
opened a dental office In this city. He is
a graduate of the derjtal department of tho
Crelghton Medical college.
WEST POINT Prof. Lee 8. Krake. son
of Judge Krake of West Point, lias com
pleted a successful years service as in
structor in the high school at Yankton, 8.
D., and has been re-elected to the same
position at an Increaaed salary.
WEST POINT The weather during the
last week haa been Ideal, warm and dry.
The farmers are taking advantage of the
Improved conditions and are busily engaged
plowing corn. The light, black sand soils,
which obtain In this county east and south
of West Point, are this year showing their
WEST POINT Mayor H,unker has se
cured thirty persons who will accompany
him to the democratic convention at Den
ver. A special car has been chartered for
the round trip and will be used at Denver
for eating and sleeping purposes.
WEST POINT The resignation of Rev.
L. L. Llpe, who has been pastor of the
Grace Lutheran church fur some years, haa
been accepted by the congregation. Mr.
Llpe will remove to Grand Island, where he
has been chosen to become pastor of St.
Paul's English Lutheran church.
WEST POINT-Jordan lodge No. 27. An
den Free and Accepted Masons, haa In
stalled newly elected officers, who are:
Peter Poellett, worshipful maater; A. L.
Krause, senior worden; R. W. Campbell,
Junior warden; P. M. Moodle, senior deacon;
Edward Sass. Junior deacon; W. C. Smith,
secretary; John Tharp, treasurer, and J. D.
WEST POINT-Dr. Irwin L. Thompson
Of West Point, who graduated in medicine
a few weeka ago, has located In Monroe,
Neb., for the practice of his profession.
NORTH PLATTE Arrangements have
been made for an elaborate Fourth of July
celebration here. One of the Interesting
features of the celebration will be a public
wedding. Many of the business men of the
city liave mada offers of presents of dif
ferent kinds so that the bridal couple Wall
be equipped with shoes, dinner, license, a
wedding ring, kitchen utensils, brush and
comb, subscriptions to the two papers of
this city, a theater party, ahave and hair
cut, night ahlrt, a shirt, collar and tie,
chair and a mattress. All these offers
being made a young man named Blerbowen
has announced that hu will accept the
same, and lead hla blushing bride to the
platrorm on tne national holiday.
PLATTSMOUTH The cltisens of Platta
mouth are makina- oreDaratlons to etle
brate the Fourth of July on a large scale.
Voctvl and Instrumental music of a high
order nave ten secured (or the occasion.
Judge W. D. Oldham of Kearney will de
liver an address in the forenoon and Gov
ernor ttneidon in the afternoon. A mon
ster parade will be led by a brass band
Liberal cash prises will be given In the
various contests. Two athletwa from the
Omaha Young Men's Christian association
will contend in a wrestling match. There
of Hotels, Restaurants
RUB & WILHELM
an goes in mis special one day sale.
$S.OO willow arm chair, stained green,
$7.00 natural willow arm chair, reduced
$(.50 natural willow arm chair, reduced
$15.00 willow settee, high back and arms, (CQ T
green finish, reduced to J
$12.75 green willow steamer chair, reduced JCJ epj
$20.00 weathered finish rattan chair, leather up
holstered aeat and back, reduced $12 75
$25.00 weathered oak finish rattan rocker, uphol
stered pad of Spanish leather, seat BJ- f! sypr
and back, reduced to Plu,,u
$18.50 weathered oak rocker, upholstered CQ rtf
leather seat and back,
$13.00 willow craft table,
$7.00 willow craft stool,
$15.00 rattan aettee, re- .
back porch settee, reduced
arm porch chair, reduced,
Before going away on your sum
mer vacation see our stock of high
class trunks. Gladstone traveling
bags and suit cases, as a special in
ducement to visit our Trunk and
Bult Case Department we are offer
ing a genuine cowhide leather suit
case, 24 inches in length, heavy
brass fasteners, English linen lined,
regular price $8.00. Special thla
week while they last, for.. $5.83
will be a display of fireworks In the even
ing. NEBRASKA CITY The Missouri river at
this point is slowly falling and the water
Is gradually receding from the farms which
were overflowed. It cannot be told at thla
time the amount of damage that has been
done. The river is rapidly cutting away
some of the farms below the city and the
old townslte of Barney, south of here. Is
a thing of the past, and much land be
tween It and the bluff has also gone. Down
near Peru the river Is also cutting and
several farms have been washed away. The
heavy cutting will be when the river be
gins to fall rapidly. In some places the
channel of the river Is from a quarter to
a half-mile from where It was early In the
An American King;
Is the great king of cures. Dr. King's New
Discovery, the quick, safe, sure cough and
cold remedy. 80c and U. For sale by Bta
ton Drug company.
ACROBATS PLAY OX BELLS.
Most Novel and Best Dressed Act la
All Enrope Coming Hero.
The most novel and best dressed act
which has originated in Europe in many
years Is that of the Marnello-Marniti fam
ily, a company of bell-ringing acrobata
from Italy, who will be seen In Omaha on
Tuesday, July 14, with Ringllng Brothers"
World's Greatest Shows.
The people of the act are three sisters
and a brother. There are many features to
the performance that are new, and the
act ends with a IltUe program of music
played on silver-toned bells while the mem
bers of the company are doing head balanc
yv.' a i . in. .- iL
Clubs, as Well as Private Homes
Monday morning, June 29th, we place on special pale at wonderful reduc
tions pur beautiful line of summer furniture, consisting of willow craft,
' rc: j t. w 'i i
Natural and green finish,
$3.76 arm chair, finished green, slat wood seat, rattan back, reduced '$2 JQ
Maple frame arm chair, double reed seat and back, price $3.75, reduced. QO O SJ
$2.25 rattan seat and back, maple frame porch rocker, high back, $1.50
$2.76 porch chair with arms, maple frame,
$ 00 rattan seat and back maple frame
OLD BICXOBT TVMVTTV Is the Ideal
$111.60 old hickory couch, Q- O Ptft
$14.00 old hickory settee,
$2.75 old hickory rocker,
$66.00 old hickory summer Clft ftft
house, reduced to tLF.UVJ
This sale offera you an unusual opportunity to purchase your summer
rniilrmna mt . rmrVhl savin.
Remember, for one day only, Monday,
PERSIAN PTRIPE TORTIERES, with fringe top and bottom, good colors,
a curtain specially good for summer use, per pair $2.95
12 styles new bordered portieres, in three shades of green, brown, and red.
New patterns, per pair 84.75
liACE CURTAIN'S In a stock as large as ours there are always odd
curtains sold at special prices to close out the stock. We are showing at
present about 80 patterns in 1, 2 and 2V4 pair lots that are being sold at
from 2 5 to 33 off from regular value.
A wonderful assortment of Duchess Curtains in dainty designs Ivory colors.
hand-sewed borders, on good net, special, pair $7.05
An assortment ot special novelty curtains in Arabian color, every pair
worth $3.50 to $4.50, special Monday, pair $1.05
l'AN'CY NET, 94 pieces of fancy net bought at 25 off from regular
value, will go on sale Monday morning as follows:
$1.25 fancy net for rurtains, yard 87?
$1.35 fancy net for curtains, yard 05
$1.75 fancy net for curtains, yard $X.2
This is a choice lot of strictly high class designs.
PORCH CUSHION CRETTOXE COVERS, good porch cushions washable
covers, each 05 C
HAMMOCKS Show the best $5.00 hammock made from seine cord, trlp-
ple grain stick 42 Inches wide, 85 Inches long, each $5.00
VmOR PORCH SHADES i
Mak:s your porcb a summer house, colors Dark Green, Olive and Brown.
4x8, each S2.GO 8x8, each $3.50
6x8, each $2.75 10x8, each $5.00
50c each for sending a man to hang these.
ing and somersault leaps from shoulder to
shoulder. The act Is new to this country,
having been secured upon Its first presen
tation in Paris last winter by an agent of
The cosmopolitan aspect of this year'-e
company Is striking. From Russia comes
Rlccobono, the . great horse trainer, and
his group of wonderful animals. In France
was found the Patty brothers, who walk,
skip the rope and dance on their heads;
Lea Bastlnes, wonderful equestrian acro
bats; the St. Leon family of acrobats; Bur
geos and Clara, gymnasts; the Martel
troupe of bicyclists; the Balllotts and the
Mllletts. aerlallsts, and Mile. La Belle
Roche, the daring young woman who di
rects an automobile on a double somersault
flight across a 60-foot gap.
Thus it may be Been that with the whole
world drawn from, novelty la sure to be
the result. Much more than usual Interest
also attaches to this year's show because
of its new parade. Its glittering Introduc
tory spectacle of the greatly enlarged me
nagerie. Marble Hoaae at Newport.
The death of O. H. P. Belmont makes
one wonder what disposition will be made
of beautiful Marble House In Newport.
It has been Mrs. Belmont's wish to oc
cupy the house for some years past, but
her second husband always disliked even
to discuss the subject of living there. It
being the estate which W. K. Vanderbllt,
Mrs. Belmon't first husband, gave to her
when the divorce aettlement was arranged.
Bo, as "Ollle" Belmont would never oc-
$9.50 to $40
All steel construction; ebony
linisn; requires no DiacKing.
every convenience, and
are the most economical
gas savers. See them J
LAWN MOWERS AND HOSE
"Hustler" ball-bearing, q Qr
12-ln., guaranteed OiUJ
Philadelphia Mowers, every one to
CO ft. Garden Hose complete with
couplings and nozzle t Ffl
V Sjl e
RAFFIA FURNITURE Excellent for bed rooms
and living rooms, made of the Madagascar
arm rocker reduced
arm chairs reduced
arm chair reduced
arm chair reduced
arm chair reduced
rattan seat and back, reduced '$!.) 5
rocker settee, reduced
porch and lawn furniture 1 for
$.0O old hickory arm chair, 4CQ 7Bf
reduced to ' 0
$8.00 old hickory eonversa- CK ftft
tlonal chair, red deed to....
$4.00 old hickory table, re- CO trft
duoed to aps.OV
June 29th. v uJ.e5fc.Is
cupy the place, Mr. and Mrs. Belmont lived
at Belcourt. the combination stable and
apartment dwelling which the late Archi
tect Richard M. Hune designed. He also
designed The Breakers.
For a lona time Marble Homm . w.a
; screened from public gaze by a high white
I marble wall, which was removed after so
! much criticism was mada. shortly aft
Mrs. Vanderbilt's marriage to Mr. Bel
mont. Running vines were trained against
the fence, and the view to the front part
of this estate Is open. At Newport visitors
gaze at the mansion In which have come
to pass some happy and unhappy events In
the history tof the Vanderbllt-Belmont
Mrs. Belmont haa refuse(l as high as
$1,000,000 for the place. !
Janipa from Train la Sleep.
SAVANNA, Iv, June 27. Miss Jessie
Schilling, 20 years old, enroute from Chi
cago to her' home In Waahlngton state,
jumped from a Burlington train window
while asleep near here yesterday. The
train waa stopped and the girl, uncon
scious, was picked up and brought to
Savanna, where she Is In a serious con
dition. Miss Schilling is a somnambulist.
Lincoln Bends Many Teachers.
LINCOLN, Neb.. June 27. A, hundred Lin
coln teachers left this afternoon for Cleve
land to attend the meetings of the National
Educational association. Fifty of these
will take extended eastern trips before re
.umiini in I
$14.00 Badger down Q Qfj
121.90 Peerless, white enamel,
holds 75 pounds Ice, 17 nf)
down to If.OU
$42.00 Bonn Syphon, the kind the
railroads use, down yfj
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