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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 27, 1908)
THE OMAHA SCXDAV BT.K: SErTKMBKK 27. 1!0.
Two Questions Ollcn Asked Since tite Announcement o! Our
(Great Ms-Ssrfeiiii Musical Ensflromeut Sale
"How can Hayden Bros, sell musical merchandise at so low a price!" and "Why do they do it when their coinix'titor' prices are very much higher!" Here
is the answer to the questions: Question 2 Why! It has always heen the policy of Hayden Bros, to give to their friends and customers all the Mssille henefits
that they derive from any fortunate purchase. Whenever they buy at a low figure they always sell correspondingly low. Question 1 How! An eastern mus
ical house -which at all times carry a very large stock of Pianos, Organs, Stringed Instruments and Sheet Music, found that they haij bought more than they could
pay for. They were bound bv a contract to take the goods and offered us a large part of the order at a less price than they were to pav, if we would pay cash.
We accepted their offer and now are going to give to the Music Instrument Buyers of the west the benefit derived from our fortunate purchase.
Vibitors to Ak-Sar-Ben festivities can MORE THAN SAVE THEIR RAILROAD FARE AND EXPENSES by taking advantage of the many great bar
gains we are offering in our Music Department. In point of amount of goods to be sold, in the qualities of the goods offered, in the beauty and tastefulness of
the designs and in the most important point of all, that of the EXTREMELY LOW PRICES this Ak-Sar-Ben sale will rank as the greatest musical instrument
sale in the history of 'the Trans-Mississippi country. Here you will find the following articles priced so low as to astonish you: Pianos, Interior Piano Players,
Piano Players, Organs, Music Boxes, Talking Machines, Talking Machine Records, Piano Player Music, Sheet Music, (Juitars, Mandolins, Violins, Accordeons,
Cases for all kinds of musical instruments and everything pertaining to musical merchandise.
A Few of the Many Great Bargains to Be Found Here:
Fine Quarter Sawed Oak Case, medium size 3 14S
Small Colonial Case, San Domin0 Mahogany $200
French Burled Walnut, beautifully carved $285
Large Oak Case, orchestral attachment $ 12 5
Concert Piano, beautiful tone ' $285
Mission Oak Case, good as new
Bear in mind that besides the nbove Piano bargains we have many
best assort od stock of Sheet Music in the west. Hear, our Victor Talking
Plain Mahogany Case, returned from rent $ HO
Quarter Sawed Oak Case, large size ' $ 140
South African Mahogany Case, colonial design $ 180
Carved Mahogany Case, good as new $ 145
more in new, just from the. factory Pianos in all the latest style cases. Also a complete stock of small musical instruments and the largest and;
Machines; they will interest and entertain you. All the 1908 styles of cases in the following makes of Pianos are shown on our floors: " ;
,. , ;; S205.:1
Old English Oak, fine piano for home
Factory Sample Art Case, almost ntw
Plain Mahogany Case, rented a short time
Empire Design Mahogany Case, slightly damaged S 190
Hand Made Walnut Case, cost new $600, now 5 310
Knabe, Fisher, Chickering Bros., Franklin, Ebcrsolo, Estey, Sohmer, Price (Si Teeple, Smith (EL Barnes,
Milton, Schaeffer, Stark, Wegman, Smith (EL Nison, Knight-Brinkerhoff
The Angclus the Only Perfect Piano Player. Knabe-Angelus, Emerson-Angelus. Angelus-Piano
OUR PIANO DEPARTMENT constitutes the most thoroughly complete stock in the west. The assortments are inclusive of the very finest grades in the world and of all intermediate lines to hest low price pianos the V
world oners. ','.,
OUR SMALL INSTRUMENT DEPARTMENT is already recognized as the largest and hest in Nehraska. The assortment is the largest and our prices are always just a little lower'-.'
than can be found anywhere else. .
Violins, up from ; 1.00
Finest line of Accordeons in the city, up from 50c
Saxaphones, worth $125.00, now.. $65.00
Cornets, up from $6.00
Trombones, up from $7.00
French Horns, up from $20.00
Mellaphones, up from $15.00
BIG SHEET MUSIC
TWO COPIES OF THE FOLLOWING, 5c
Btar of Hope. Marching Through Georgia.
JitAt:U, I I,,,.. ,. '
lirurio Banjo, was $50.00, now $25.00
S. S. Stewart Banjo, was $40.00, now... $20.00
Bruno Banjo, was $.'50.00, now $17.00
Burt Banjo, was $15.00, now ....$7.50
8. S. Stewart Banjo Mandolin, up from. . . .$5.00
Guitar Mandolins, Autoharps Music Kolls, Bags.
Martin Mandolins and Guitars, Washburn Mando
lins and Guitars and others, up from. .'. .$2.00
Teachers Should Not
Overlook This Sale..
Largest line of Drums and Drummers' Traps in
Music Stands and Cases for all instruments.
Nickel plated Music Stands $1.00
Talking Machines, all sizes from the smallest to
the largest in the world.
Talking Machine Records, Needles, etc. in fact,
everything in music.
By Mall lc Per
Up In A Swing.
Selection Prom Faust.
Dying Poet. Largo.
Old Folks At Home.
And 300 more to select from.
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STORIES OF NOTED PEOPLE
Taft's Law Repair Shop a Feature of
HOW HE HELPED METHODISTS
overturned no Ant'leut ttpniilanv Stat
ute nnri Made fcasy the War (or
n Mlaslouary While Gov
tiome years ago, when tho former secre
iary of war was governor-general of the
1'hlllppines, relates Success Magailne, he
v. as called upon one morning by Rev.
Henry UteunU. a missionary of the Meth
odist rh'jrcli, now a bishop. The mis
sionary waa In trouble. He had raised
lliu iimney to build a church and had
puichased the site, only to find that, under
mi old Spanish law still In force, no sut h
I utld i riff could be erected unless the same
was to he dedicated to the Catholic church.
H was a law handed down from the good
old days when church and slate traveled
hand In hand In the Spanish possessions.
The governor-general heard the mission
ary's statement and said, "Walt a few mln
Turning to his stenographer, Mr. Taft
dictated a few lines and then handed the
lyp.-wrltten sheet to the missionary, say
Ins;. "That's all right; now go ahead and
build your church."
A lew days later the popular govornor
KMitral found tacked to the front door of
hi palace a huge placard bearing the
Words In big letters: "Legal Repair Bhop:
Old Laws Repaired Whlla You Walt."
The Joke was public property In Manila
for some days, none enjoying It more than
the genial governor-general himself.
In the Footstep of Ills Father.
Ogden Mills Iteid, only son of Whitelaw
Iteid. ambassador to St. James, Is hunting
down the elusive political item as a re
porter on his father's newspaper, the
Tribune, reports the New York Times. He
began Wednesday, and that night lie waa
waiting in vain at the Hotel Knickerbocker
to form the acquaintance of William James
nm rs of Buffalo and the democratic
slate committee. Later, at an hour when
the seasoned reporter would have called It
a day's work, he cheerfully volunteered to
KO on a still hunt for Republican State
Chairman Timothy L. Woodruff, who la a
mighty difficult man to find after republi
can state headquarters hat closed for the
Young Mr. Reld'a appearance aa an ac
tive worker on tlie Tribune stall recalls
the story printed recently that Whitelaw
Reld had refused several offers to purchase
his newspaper on the around that he de
sired to leave It as a legacy to his son.
Tho latter Is a Yale graduate of the class
of 1IM. Subsequently he took a course at
the Yale law school. At the university he
waa chiefly noted for his interest In aquatic
The Hooaler Poet at. Home. 1
For all his easy-going ways James Whlt
oomb Riley Is the best-dressed man In In
dianapolis, nssorts a writer In tho Delin
eator. Ha Is tho faultlessly-attired gentle
man who dally walks out of Lockerbie
street with a gold-headed cane and often
with a white carnation In his buttonhole,
as ho aturts downtown to see his publish
ers. And before he's gone far he has ac
cumulated a following of children. If there
la a little red-haired boy at the home with
the blue pump, standing on the fence rail
playing telephone with the clothes line,
Mr. Riley calls, "Hello. Amber Locks."
The first time they mV he lifted the boy
over the fence, sat him down on the
ground, looked at him gently, and said:
"Son, you've got hair Just like Hum used
to have. Hum was my Utile brother, and
grandmother called his Amber Locks." And
as he goes down the street there Isn't a
child that he misses. He knows them all.
Last summer there waa a lemonade stand
under the trees at the house beyond the
red brick church. Lemonade waa 3 centa
a glass. But there weren't any Duyers.
Tho fingers of the small venders were not
comfortably clean and nobody knew If they
washed the glasses. By and by It began
to rain, and four of them scuttled off to
the Bhelter of the big church doorway, leav
ing only the littlest boy In charge.
Along tame the fine gentleman, and,
though he didn't have an umbrella, he
stopped In the fast-Increasing rain to say:
"I'll take a glass of lemonade." And he
drank It. too. Then he left 10 cents and
didn't want the change. He never does.
Every newsboy In Indianapolis knowa that.
Among the little folk he meets he scatters
pennies as freely as the sunshine of his
"You see," he says apologetically to any
grown-up who catches him, "pennies are
awful hard to get when you're a boy. Why,
there Isn't anything so hard as pennies. 1
Bread Cmmt I pon the Waters."
Gratitude to Joaquin Miller for aavlng
hia life and nursing hlra through a long
spell of sickness tnajiy years ago has
caused John Herren, an old prospector
who has "struck It rich" at Rawhide, Nev.,
to make a will leaving everything he pos
sesses to his old friend and benefactor.
More than 35 yeara ago the "Poet of the
Sierras," while carrying the mall between
AMERICA leads the World preeminently in
the superiority and skill of her dentists
has heen prepared by an American dentist since
1866. It cleanses, preserves and beautifies the
teeth and imparts purity and fragrance to the breath
Florence nd Mllleraburg, Idaho, brought
the miner Into the latter place after he
had become unconaclous while lost In the
Since then the prospector has become old
seeking the claim which was going to
make him wealthy, but he never forgot the
kindness of Joaquin Miller, who furnished
him with provisions and nursed him back
to health. It has been his ambition to re
pay the kindness, and since he has become
wealthy at Rawhide he has made his will
In favor of his old-time protector.
Why lie I.Ikes Tart.
Even the editor of a local newspaper Is
not always entirely without a sense of
humor, relates the New York Times. In a
certain little suburb of New York some
where between Irvlngton and Scarborough
a couple of local politicians were discussing
the presidential campaign In the office of
one of the local dailies, when the editor
looked up for a moment from his editorial
on the new postofflce building and ob
"Taft Is going to be a big favorite with
the press, alright."
"Well, now; I'm glad to hear you say
so," responded one of the politicians. "And
I guess you're In a position to know, If
anyone does. Just what makes you think
"He takes up so much space," answered
the editor", as he racked his brain to think
how he waa going to get news Itetna
enough to fill the space between the adver
tisements on the first page.
On the Fence.
When Jim Watson, republican candidate
for governor of Indiana, was practicing
law In Winchester he had a case before
local Justice Involving the ownership of
a pig. Testimony waa submitted and the
Justice reserved decision.
The justice was a candidate for mayor
of the town, and Watson and the opposing
counsel thought they saw opportunity for
a little fun.
"See here. Judge," said Watson, meeting
the juatlce on the street one day, "unleas
I get judgment In my favor in that pig
case Tm going to oppose your election as
Opposing counsel met the justice and
talked in the same strain. A couple of
days later they went together to the Jus
tice's office. He waa out. but his docket
lay open. Opposite the pig case was the
Crawford awid HI Critics.
The popular American novelist, F. Marlon
Crawford, haa a beautiful villa In Sorrento.
The villa, on the edge of rich brown cliffs
that fall sheer, like a wall, Into the blue
waters of the Mediterranean, offers a su
perb view of the shining sea, of Capri, of
Naples, and Vesuvius.
Mr. Crawford haa written an Iniarcdlble
number of novels, relatea the Baltimore
Sun. Indeed. It ia aaid of him that he
can, without any difficulty, write a long
and quite readable novel In ten days.
Hence It la not strange that with his
wealth and fame he should be the lion of
In a Sorrento hotel sat a group of tour
ists. "The native here." said a tourlat from
Duluth. "talk of nothing but Marlanna
Crawfoot Marianne, CrawfooL I have
found out at last what they mean. They
mean, by Jove, our great American novelist,
K. Marlon Crawford."
"Crawford la a wondorful writer," said
a tourist from Boise City. "Ha thinks noth
ing of turning out a novel In three days."
"I doubt that." a tourist from Baltimore
said. "Yet It la true that "Crawford haa
written a great many books, over 100. I
think the figures atand. And he la still
young, remember. H may yet break all
"X don t beliv any living man tvai
read all Crawford's books." said a tourist
from New York.
A tall, broad-shouldered gentleman, who
has been listening on t lie outskirts of the
group, with something; like a sneer, lifting
his sweeping moustache, spoke up Impa
tiently at this Juncture.
"I have read them all," he said.
The tourlsta looked In surprise at the
"You have, eh?" said a Chlcagoun. "And
who, may I ask, are you?"
"I am Crawford," was the reply.
General Nlekles' Ntormy ( nreer.
The reconciliation between Geneial Daniel
K. Sickles and his wife, after a separation
of twenty-seven years, Is one of the most
notable social events of recent times, re
lates the Philadelphia Inquirer. It appears
to le one of the last important Incidents of
a career that has been remarkably stormy
In war, lu love and In politics. General
Sickles will be 84 years old In a few weeks,
and fur more than sixty years has been a
prominent figure In public life.
Concerning no man In tho country has
there been more discussion, his friendships
being as warm as his enemies are hitter.
It is not llkelv that the controversy over
the action of General Sickles on the mot n
mg of the second day at Gettysburg will
ever er.d, but there is no disputed p.ilnt In
hlstcry on which each side holds such ab
solute convictions, of a diametrically op
posing character. v
There are a good many people alive who
remember the sensation created all over the
country when General Sickles shot the al
leged betrayer of his wife, Philip RurUm
Key, on tho street in Wilmington. This
was fifty years ago, lacking a fi vv months,
and at that time General Kickles waa u
leading member vt congres and known as
a man of the moat positive views.
The trial which followed was cehhrHleil
In the nniials of criminal Jurisprudence, re
sulting In a verdict of acipilttal. There waa
at that time a good deal of belief In the
liiffher law of the husband, but when not
long afterward the couple reunited ther"
were many persona who thought they had
This wife died, and the necnnd has had
sorrows f her own, though the exact na
ture of the domcKtic troubles Is unknown.
In the meantime the stormy career of the
old general haa continued. He has been a
fighter In politics and hla personality has
never been absent from New York affairs
until recently, when declining; years have
snmewhst abated hla energies. But he re
mains one of the few picturesque figures
among the survivors of the war. the eldest
In years of them all. and one who will be
remembered for various reasons long after
some of greater military abilities have been
The t'nptnre of Mosliy.
.General John 8. Moshy, the confederate
cavalryman, used to tell of a comic Inci
dent which happened In the Shenandoah
valley In 1SI. relates Youth's Companion.
Near Millwood a regiment of cavalry halted
oi. e night and went into camp. One of the
men, who was hungry, slipped away and
went off in the neighborhood to get some
tiling to cat. lie rudo up to a cabin on a
farm In the dark and called fur the person
Inside to come out.
A negro woman, known at that time as an
intelligent contraband, opened the door and
anked him what he wanted. The soldier
wished to be assured of his safety before
dismounting and while eating his supper, so
he Inquired of the woman if any one but
herself was there.
She replied, "Yes. Mosby is here."
"What!" said he, in a whisper. "Is Mosby
"Yes," she said, "he Is In the. house."
The soldier put spurs to his horse and
chinned off to his company to carry the
r.ews. When lie sot there he informed the
colonel that Mosby was in a house not far
away. The regiment was soon mounted,
and went at a fast trot, thinking they had
Moshy In a trap.
When they arrived at the negro woman's
hotixe the colnncl ordered his men. to sur
round It, to prevent Mosby's escape, while
he went In with a few to take him dead or
The woman aRiiln came to the door of
the cabin. The colonel Inquired, "Is Mosby
She innocently replied, "Yes," so he
After the colonel got Ir.slde lie looked
round. Rut the woman seemed to he all
alone and utterly unconscious of having so
Important a person for her guest.
In a loud voice the colonel demanded.
"Wh.re is Mosby?"
'"Kre he," answered the terrified negress,
ut the same time polmtlng to a cradle on the
The colonel looked Into ttie cradle and saw
j a little African pickaninny sucking Us paw.
to locate a break, the apparatus Indicates
a resistance of ohms, the break, ac
cording to the cable expevts. Is about 300
miles from the shore. With this Infor
mation, the captain of the repairing ship
can determine by his charts the course. of
the cable, the latitude and longitude In
which the break has ocourred, mid can
set out at once.
When the ship has arrived at a point
near the broken cable, a grapnel Is drop
ped, and the cable is hooked. The etui
are brought together on the deck, and
Joined by the electricians on board .
Advertise In Tho Hee, the paper that goel
Into the homes of the best people.
OSTRICH WAS NO CHICKEN
Honed (Her Two I'll rollers ami Miule
Colored Man C'haita-e Ilia
Just because they thought an ostrich was
a timid, harmless sort of creature, two
men, one while and "one black, wi re badly
hurt at Mineola, f-ons; Island." Kach of the
men tried to catch and hold an ostrich at
the Mineola fair grounds. The negro was
kicked In the face and landed about twenty
feet from the bird; the white man was
kicked in the cheat and knocked down and
had his clothes torn off him.
The ostrich that did all tlu- damnKe is
named Fleetwlntf. He and another ostrich
named Fleet wing, arrived from Florida In
two crates the other day. They wcr
brought to Mlneoln to race on the fair
grounds at the lair of the Queena-Nassaii
County Agricultural society. The birds
have been trained to run races and pull
light sulkies to which they are harnessed.
They are bad tempered, however, and
are kept blindfolded frequently when they
are not racing. A blindfolded ostrich Is
penile as n lamb.
The blinding hood Flipped off the eyes of
FleetwJnB at the 'fal 'grounds recently arid
In an instant the big bird was out of Its
crate, whloh was not covered. It started
off on a run, and About 200 persons' ran
after It. There was a merry chase around
unJ around the racing truck, and ( finally
tho ostrich waS 'Cornered.
A 'big' nestfT'lorfliM at'the ostflr
"T reelton there ain't no chicken evi
raised that I couldn't hold, boss, I'll hold,
Ms luig, an' then you grab his liald.f i'
The negro wrapped his arms ahouk iio
Of Fleet wing's lea;s and In a second'; w
lifted Into the air and landed about twenty
feet away, with on ugly wound In tin sd
of his face. Then Keeper Ford approaVlfHd
the ostrich from :the front, and got all p
pcrcut on Ms dlahhratrm. cutting his Ithwr.
and tearing his clotht-s;. Finally the 'oatrhjti
waa roped and rvoratod. jj !i
"That ain't no chicken," said the ieirM
as he watched these proceedings from ! st
dlKtance. "That there's o two-laitred nV'ljf'
New York World. f J1:
Hy ijhIiib; the various departments ot Tfeo
Bee. Want' Ad '.Pages Vou get tho beftf H-
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HUlir Ul me ll'.ai rftKi-m-.
Medicine for Miser.
The celebrated French physician, R
was one day walking along the houle
In Purls, when he met an old gent!
who was very rich, but who waa a
same time noted for his stinginess,
old man. who was somewhat of a 1
elionilrlae. ini.isrmed that he could act
medical advice from Rlcord without piylng
for It. i 2
"Doctor. I'm feeling very poorly." 1 J
"Where do you suffer most.''
"In my stoin.ieh, doctor."
"Ah! that's bad. Pleaxe shut your
Now put out your tongue, so that li cjui
examine It closely." if
The Individual did as he was told. . fr
he had waited patiently for about ten ntn
utes, he opened his eyes and found itnj
self surrounded by a. crowd, who supifuKud
thHt lie was crazy. Dr. Rlcord. tut tb
meantime, had disappeared. Philadrhilita
DON'T WASTE MONEY ON
Anjlxxly Can Itrdure Fat at Homo
If you ar fat and wish to reduce quick
ly don't go to a aelf-stvled ouikHv "Doc
tor"; l your own specialist. Appropriate
to your onn use tiie simple iiDitruction
here and you will l,e m capable a l'at-re-duclng
x Pi t as there is In I lie land. The
qualifications are few and the espeme
trlfllnx. Secure from your diiiKKiat one
unbroken ounce packaae of M.irmolii. one
halt' ounce Fluid Kxtraet fan am Aro
matic, and three and one-half ounces pep
permint Water, all of u l.ich are bolii
cheap and plentiful In any drug store.
Take them home and mix them together
by ehuklng well In a large bottle. You
are now ready to become a socceKsful fat
reducing specialist without further train
ing or preparation. Simply lake a i-.'-apoonful
of this pleasant uiixiuiu after
each meal and at bedtime ae.l you will
make more pvortes taking off your ex
eeu flesh In thirty days ihnn all toe
"experts" In the land counl aicompllKh In
half a year. This method of getting rid
of flesh Is, moreover, not only sure and
safe but appeals airunalv to the overage
fat person, man or woman, for it gets re
sults without Interfering with one's dlei
or laay hablu It dvea the aoik ot exercise.
Modern Orraa Cable..
The tin dern types of cable are con
atructed in thin way: The core consists of
a cential copper wire surrounded by strips
of copper, weighing from 5no to i pounds
per nautical mile, and insulated with thr-e
or more coatings of gutta-percha, weigh
ing from S' to 4c0 pounds per nautical
mile. The outer sheathing varies accord
ing to the depth and nature of the iMittom,
and contains lr"m twelve to eighteen gal
vanized Iron or steel wirs. These sea
cable vary In size and cost The deep sea
cabl" Is about an inch in diameter, the
intermediate tpe one and three-fourth
Inches, and the store, or rock cable, two
and three-fourth Inches.
Notwithstanding improved methods of
constructing cable, all companies are
obliged to maintain repair , h!ps. There
are fifty-three of tin Be ships always ready
for action at a moment a n' lice. Cabh a
are damaged usually by chafing ovci rocky
bottoms, and sometimes they are broken
by khips' anchors. An Injury which bares
the conductor even slightly, and allows
the water to reach It, will end tho useful
ness of the cable for Hie time heii-a;. The
fH'ft step tlun is to local the break A
conductor offers a certain amount of re
sistance to the passive of an electric cur
rent. Apparatus lias been devised for
nil aauritig Ilia amount of tilts resistance.
Tiie unit of resistance is called an ohm.
Resistance ceaaea at the point where the
conductor makea considerable contact with
the waieij therefore, if, wbvit measuring
Do your form letters
reach the waste bas
ket or the manager's
Don't waste postage on let
ters that are not read. We
produce actual typewritten ;
letters. They .hhve allthe
value of a personal letter
Mangum & Company,
OMAHA. IIEB. FHOHEe0
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