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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: FRIDAY. JANUARY 8. 1009.
PHOTO FILMS START FIRE
Celluloid Material Lighted by Cigar
' ;Burni Karbach Block.
LOSS IS ROW f LACED AT $85,000
Firesaea Blase r "tera
RVart ar Or4r Dal WH
Mara Caaaea CHr F.ler
trlelaa la Hart.
( ; norma ov x.oasrr.
Xoas to building, $7,000.
Omaha Tlla eompaay, f7B,000.
MotUtoa Cotaaol cf Drseamaklag, ai.000
FrtTsts wardrobes, fsoo.
Bra. Bamaar and KeUwlf , $1,000.
Bra. 9. B. tad 3. X. OUnaaa, 9300.
Br. . . Herts. (100
A. Bother?, 9100.
Mawalaaay Bran, 3O0.
IVsss ameka to law ffloes, $500.
Fir starting from a cigar apark In a
quantity of loose moving picture ftlma In
tha afflce of the Omaha Film company In
the northwest corner of the fourth floor
of the Karbach block. Fifteenth and Doug
lie atreets, about 11 o'clock Thursday
morning did damage amounting to $83,000.
Thle la the estimate based on the latest
gueaa of H. I. Raver as to the film com
pany' loss. He first placed It at SISO.OOO,
later reduclog It to $75,000.
Charles Karbach. manager of the build
ing foe the Karbach Realty Co.. estimated
tha lose to iho building at between $6,000
and 17.000. Tim steel calling In the film
room wae largely responsible' for holding
the fir within the small confines where
the damage was done, although the quick
work of the fire department soon put out
the blaze. Mr. Karbach said he carried
(100.000 lnsuranco-on the building, placed as
Itoyal I n.H
H.m - 6600
Norwich Union 16,000
Mn Karbach mailed a check for M to
the lremen'a relief fund during the after
nooa as a recognition of the efficient work
dona by the department.
There la a controversy as to how the fire
started and blame for dropping a lighted
cigar Into an unrolled film Is laid on each
ether by two visitor In the office at the
Manager Raver of the film company said
ha thought the loss to his concern would
be $78,000. '
Stock, ant llaaa.
Three hundred and fifty reels of film,
vauled at about $100 each, twelve moving
picture machines worth from $200 to $300
each, a number of valuable lenses, about
$180 in money, numerous other supplies
and all the office furniture and typewriters
comprised part of the stock and contents
of the film company's office and were
practically destroyed. Manager Raver says
that other supplies and stock were also
burned, making the total loss about $76,000
according to his figures. The Film com
pany is a branch of W. H. Swan son of
The'. next heaviest loser is the Moulton
School of Dressmaking, on tha fifth floor
of the building, which suffered from the
flames that quickly rose out of the fourth
story windows, broke he windows on the
top floer and set fire to the stock of valua
ble dresses and dress goods In the dress
making school. Mrs. L. Moulton, the pro
prietor of the school, said at noon Thurs
day that her loss would be about $1,000. In
cluding" the damage to the fixtures and
other accessories. A fine stock of silks,
satins, broadcloths and other goods was on
hand and was elthor burned or damaged by '
smoke and water. Insurance Is only $300.
'The large: amount of water poured Into
the fourth and fifth stories of the build
ing at the corner, did considerable damage
to offices below those, stories, Drs. Sum
rey and H oil wig claiming $1,000 damage to
their suite of rooms on the third floor, and
Dr. R. 0. Hart sustaining less damage
from the same cause. Both losses are
fully covered by Insurance. Dr. Hellwlg
la now on his way to Europe, his partner
being In charge of their practice.
. Reaches Down the Halla.
Extending down the hallwaya on the
fourth and fifth floors, the tongues of fire
cracked windows between the office rooms
and the corridors and scorched woodwork
and walls. A. Rothery, an artist with a
studio fully thirty feet from the door of
the film office, had a number of oil paint
ings and antiques damaged by fire that
entered his transom and hall window.
Several law and medical offices on the
fourth and fifth floors were damaged
lightly by emoke, but the prompt sup
pressing of the fire by the firemen pre
vented the flames from spreading much
beyond the corner of the fourth and fifth
floors. Drs. J. H. and J. B. Klausner,
dentists In the rooms Just east of the film
office, suffered damage from smoke, aa
1 did others somewhat.
Tho brick wall between the film room and
the Office of F. W. Fitch, kept the fire
from spreading n that direction. The
Attwfe t Uuwhlnnou M. T, . . .. - .
- - "m,j i j i waa aemageu
Nigatly by water.
a aoon as ine ueone nad been cleared
away by the firemen on special duty after
' the fire waa extinguished, carpenters were
put to work to repair the woodwork and
window casings, preparatory to tho refit
ting of the rooms.
If you will take Foiey'a Orlno Laietlvs
ntn tho bowela become regular you will
not have to take purgatlvea constantly, aa
Fnliiv'l OrlriA T arallu. nn.i,i.,.t.
. . . . . , m m ..... v,m,oi. cunii
, chronic conatlpatloa and alugglsh liver.
; .Pleasant to take. For sale by all drug
FIRST ICE OF SEASON SAWED
., Swift Coaspaay Makes Start at Cat
,0 LLke, hat Real Work Will
. Begla Moaday.
Cutting loo at Cut-Off lake began Thura-
day morning by the Swift Packing com
pany, which did not. however, saw out all
tho tee In tho lake. Only a few carloads
for Immediate uae were taken out and the
real work will probably begin Monday,
weather conditions permitting. The Ice
removed- was about alx Inches average
' At Ashland and at Cut-Off lake the Swift
company annually cuts about 180.000 tons
If tha loo Is there and 760 to 1.000 men are
employed. This, of coarse, represents only
0 portion of the ice annually cut in and
near Omaha by packing and Ice companies.
Tho leo out Thursday for Immediate uae
goes among Ice men undrr the aomewhat
remarkabtO name of "water loe." The
Omaha loe and Cold Storage company and
Cudahy expect to begin cutting Saturday.
' GOVERNMENT OFFICER DIES
iiUl Cllftoa, Storekeeper at Willow
' Sprlaga Dlatllery tetlaa of
. Heart Disease.
Ales Clifton, government storekeeper at
tha Willow Springs distillery, died suddenly
- at a 'o'clock Thursday morning of heart
failure at his home, 13M South Sixth street
Mr. Cllftoa has been In the government
employ since '. He was government
. otataiio&ver at Mabraaa City Xrom IMS to
Friday we will sacrifice all the Odd Lots anal
T Great Clearing Sale
Our grand January Clearing ealcs have left many odd
pieces and remnants of all lengths. Friday we cut the prices
again and offer them at less than actual cost to manufacture.
All VVeol Dress Goods Remnants at 29c Yd.
Big lot of wool dress goods in 40 to 50 inches wide, novelties,
serges, panamas, etc accumulation of our 59o, dr
85c and $1.00 yard goods, per yard aW C
Remnants of $2.50 and $3 Dress Goods at 98c
All our novelty dress goods in many exclusive patterns
also fine suit and skirt lengths of $3 French j-r
broadcloths, at, per yard. . . : as0 V
DRESS GOODS ON
60-inch Tailor Suitings,. Craven
ettes, Victoria Suitings checks
and barred effects worth n
up to $1.60, at yard OUC
DRESS GOODS IN THE BASEMENT
54-inch fancy suitings at 19c yard.' 46-inch fine panamas, all
colors, 49c yard; 44-inch Henriettas, at 39c yard; 35c nun's
veiling, 19c yard; customs house dress goods samples
many to match, at, each 5c, 15c, 19c
Clearing Sale of Silks
1,750 yds. of fancy silks, taffetas, mar
quisettes, pongee, etc., as T 1) 1
long as they last, yard . . . 11
$1 and $1.25 Fancy Velvets Colors, stripes, checks, plaids,
Paon and Boulevard Velvets, etc, yard 25c
Finest 98c dress taffeta,' in all
colors and black bought from
a New York silk mill at about
one-half price on bar- JQ
gain square, at, yard
27-in. and 24-in. crepe i chine crepe messaline,
black and colors
15 pieces genuine cream Habitair, T Q r
worth $1.25, aU.. UVL
SPECIAL BARGAINS in
January Clearing Sales Bate
Mercerizod sateens that are as
fine as silk biggest and best
lot we have ever offered black
yard f e
and all colors at, .per 1C
Soft fleecy outing flannels, light
and dark styles, fine weaves
regular 10c and llc i
values, at, yard OJC
Various grades flno India llnon,
Persian lawn and Victoria lawn
a splendid white goods bar
gain, mill lengths of 16c and
19c grades January
sale price, yard
January Sale of White Goods
Mull cambric for making fine un
derwear, 22c grade off the bolt.
a special, ask for It,
per yard ....
. V V w
New sephyr ginghams beautiful
1909 patterns, waist and
dress lengths, at yard
Finest bleached muslins,
wide, all day 3, 6, 8 and
10-yard lengths yard ....
Apron and chambray ginghams
that are 10c and 12 He 1
values will go at. yard . . C
Narrow, medium and wide edging, inserting and beading
thousands of yards, worth up rtla, lara
to 20c on three big squares, aP"!lP" I aV
25c WIDE EMBROIDERIES at 12, c
18-inch corset cover widths,
wide edges and insertions pretty open work
designs nainsook and cambric, large variety
worth up to 25c, at, yard
FINE LACES at 2c and 5c, worth up to 15c
French Vals, Plat Vals, Net Top Orientals, Point de Paris,
real linen torchons, curtain cluny laces, many to match,
on bargain square, worth up to 15o ftl ' . r
yard, at, per yard ana 3t
special Lace Curtain Bargain
1,500 pairs of full size lace curtains many worth
up to $1.25 pair-
all go in
Friday, at, each
j 833, Mi was appotpteo to his praaent
poattlon wKh tha Willow Springs dlatUlery
Ha waa born in New Orleans February
19. 1817. and served la tha navy during tha
civil war. Ha is survived, by bis wife.
Tha funeral detaJJa iva not yet been ar
ranged for. , ;
A Harrltola Peat
reeulta from decaying lunga. Cura eoughs
and weak, aora lunga with Lr. King's New
Plaouvery. 60e and 11. UQ. - For sal by
BaUu Xrug Co
L. BRANDEIS 1
44-inch Henriettas and Serges,
46-lnch Panamas, etc., worth up
Ottoman Jacquard weave dress
silk for entire gowns, suits,
etc., blues, browns, resedas.
Alice blue and worth a(
$1.25 yard. at. yard O J
NEW GOODS from the
Remnants of heavy bleached pil
low tubing and casing, comes in
all widths the best brands
only January sale i
price, yard laVzC
Forenoon only An assorted lot
of short lengths, bleached mus
lin and unbleached mus-
lln, will go at yard .5C
In the afternoon beginning at
1:30 we place on sale a big spe
cial lot of fancy white goods.
These are all regular 25c values
in mill lengths suitable for r
waists and children's wear.. 3 C
Best old standard 36-inch fine
cambrics, Wamsutta, Fruit of the
Loom, Lonsdale and Berkley,
all in 3. 6 and 8-yard HXts
lengths at. per yard . . . . f 2 C
Every one will be pleased to buy
the Lingerie cloth dur
ing January, at, yard.
Very fine white and colored mad
ras for waists and dresses, 25c
would be cheap for this
grade, special, yard. . . ,
Dress percales, neatest patterns.
fast colors. January
sale price, yard
skirtings and flouncings also
one grand lot
rnnn FftW Weak an! nsrveus men
I UUU IUA who find their power to
NFRVFC work and youthful vigor
H"" gone aa a reault of over
work or mental exertioa should take
GHAT'S NEHVE FOOD FILLS. TUey U1
aaake you eat and aleep and be a
4 Boss a baaea ?S.M y aaatt.
atKJLSLaa m Heoosraau so oo
Oos. 1st aaa IKXlc. Streets
Jec Mia, aaa S&aiaa lu. baaaaa.
TWENTIETH CENTURY FARMER
Beat ( All Faraa ra
Get the WINTER STYLE llOOK. Full of la
style hint Book and
Great Purchase and Sale
TWO HUNDRED NEW SUITS NEW
STYLES, JUST IN FROM NEW YORK
AND NEVER BEFORE SHOWN IN
OMAHA $35.00 SUITS AT
A big purchase of new choice
styles on sale now, when every other
store In town is offering their left
overs. Our tremendpus suit business
this season has enabled us to buy
big lots when the makers were wil
ling to take a loss. Think of it! A
complete new stock, complete range
of sizes and colors. Greatest suit
event ever announced by an Omaha
OS SALE FRIDAY
And while they last.
Stunning new Lymansville
worsted stilts, with 40-incli
coats, same in regular coat,
styles, others with wide lapels
as shown in cut. The suits are
trimmed with large black satin
buttons only. Style exactly as
cut shows, but without - any
braids, as 'the late Btyle ten
dencies lean toward the plain
The Coats are ltnod through
out with satin. The skirts are
in the new coat skirt effect
with a six inch loose fold at
bottom; colors navy, brown
green and black absolutely
finest $35 value that comes
out of New York our price
Remnant Slipper Sale
A clean-up sale on desirable
$2.00 Fur Trimmed
Warm lined, tan and
black, at most every
size .... ; 98t
the regular 7oc kind
Lambs wool Soles, 100
pairs, 2 Ec kind,
slightly soiled 10
The annual January sale housekeeping linens. Entire stock at
tremendous price reductions. Bargains not equalled In all Omaha. Pays
you to buy now supplies of Table Linens, Napkins, Bed Spreads, Towels,
Crashes and Fancy Linens.
Hotels, Institutions, Boarding Houses, Restaurants, Etc., will find
this the best time to lay In a whole year's needs.
Girdle ,'tp , and long hip ba
tiste corsets, tiew - model, in
straight and bias effects, al
so new jilgh bust and extreme
long hip batiste and coutil
corsets. Both styles have two
garter attachments at. . 50
Bennett's Big Grocery
Teas, aanortd, pound
Teaa, aaaorted, pound
Teaa, aaaorted. pound .
Tea Sittings, pound ..
Bennett's Beat Coffee, I Iba. for
Bennett's Beat Coffee, pound
Kronomy Cleaner, for clothea
Allen'a Brown Bread Flour, pkg
Rub-No-More Soap, l for
Bhredded Codfteh, I pkga. for
Polk's Tomato Kmip. 1 cana for
Oatmeal and Graham Crackera, pkg
Charm Pure Fruit Jelllee, tumbler
Capitol Panrake or Data, pkg
Hex L.ye, eane for
Hartley a Marmalade. Jar
nnnett'a Canltol Mincemeat, I pkga
Maryland Cove Oyatera, 2uc cans for
There is no longer any necessity for inconvenience
and repairs due to frozen tanks and pipes. No matter
how cold it may be, you can have a constant supply
of power 24 hours every day with motors connected
to our. power lines.
- No charge for engineering advice. Let us help you.
Y. M. 0. A.
any 15c rat tern 2 OK",
lots at about half regular prices.
Women's Crochet Slip
pers, broken sizes,
always DXc pair,
warm and comfort
able, pair.'. . . 50
Commencing Next Monday
Our Great Annual
- Our greatest sale Muslin Un
derwear, Embroideries, White
Goods, Laces, Etc,
Watch Sunday papers for full
The stories told about
the "Dorothy Dodd"
Shoe have aroused the
curiosity of hundreds of
women who never knew
before that their feet
could be made to look
so' handsome, light and
shapely. Try one pair.
to Meet Every
Offers TP1 ZS Q
ONLY ON X JLJXAkJ
.3BO and 60 Green Stamps
4o and ,70 Green Ktampa
6So and RS Green Htampa
ISO and 20 Green Btampa
ol the Suture
Linht & Power Co.
and 100 Green
and . 30 Green
and 10 Green
and HO Green Stamps H
and 10 Green Klanips l !
and . 10 Green Ktampa M
and 10 Green Stamps B
and 10 Green rUampe Wi
and 6 Green Htampa M
and 10 Green Htampa W
and 10 Green Stampa m
and 10 Green Stamps El
THE RKLIABLK STORK
Grand January Lace Sale
Friday will be the first Great Lace Sale Day of the Year, and
are going to make it well worth the while of every lady in Omaha
and vicinity to attend. .All Kinds of Laces. All Kinds of Prices:
Zion City Laces, at yard SHc, 5c, 7C, 10c and 15c
We are sole selling agents of these, the best wash laces made.
Fine Torchon Laces, splendid variety, yd. IV2C SVsC 3Vr2C 5c
Heavy Cluny Torchons, beautiful patterns, 3V2C 5c 7V&C 10c
Fine Val Laces, on sale Friday, at yd. lc 20 3VaC 5c 7Hc
Dainty Oriental Laces, at yd 5c 71,C 10c 15c and 19c
Fine Point de Esprets. at ter
yard .2V.C 5c and 7VaC
$1.00 Quality New French Nets,
for waists, yard . 49c
$1.50 Quality New Black Silk
Nets, at yard ; 59c
Venice and Applique Laces, big
In the Domestic Room at Half
Regular Prices,- Friday. ...
JN OUR FAMOUS DOMESTIC
Friday Is Remnant Day
10,000 yards of all kinds of Wash
Goods, Whits Goods, Flannelettes,
Outings, Sateens, Ginghams, Suit
ings etc., worth from 10c to 5Uc a
yard, all will go at, per yard
10 7t 5t 3tt 1
7,500 yards of Wool Drees Goods, in
long remnants, at yard 15 19
25 39 49 59 75 98.
Remnants of High Grade Wool Dress
Goods in High Grade Department.
Remnants of Damask, worth up to
$1.50 yard, at yard
19 25 39 49 59
10 Other Specials for all day.
Friday's Underwear g Furnishing Bargains
Deeply Cut Prices of Standard Grades and Perfect Goods to
Effect a Quick Reduction of Winter Stocks:
MEN'S WOOLEN UN
DERWEAR, all sizes
values to $2.00, on
sale In two lots
69 and 98
DR. WRIGHT'S UNION
SUITS, wool fleeced,
all sizes, values to
$3.60, at. suit
81.25 nd $1.50
GLOVES AND MITTENS
Men's Black Bear Gloves. $1.60 and
$2.00 values, on sale Thursday, at
per pair 98
Men's and Boys' Mittens,' worth 75c
and $1.00, choice 50
Boys' Calfskin Mittens, regular 50c
Quality, at 25
Ladles' and Children's Wool Gloves
and Mittens, values to 50c, at per
pair 10 19 n 25
MADE TO MEASURE
We make Skirts to measure from
any goods you may select, at $2
$2.50 $3 $3.50 "d $4. All
work done by a first closs Ladies'
Tailor, perfect fit and workman
ship guaranteed or money re
funded. We will save you from 1
to 1H Yards of Goods In the mak
ing, over other houses. .For par
ticulars inquire at our Dress Goods
HAYDEN'S FIRST FOR GROCERIES, FRESH VEGETABLES,
FRUITS, CRACKERS, BUTTER, CHEESE AND MEATS .
The bent Pure Cane Granulated Sugar, at
leta than Jobbera Cont.
10 Bare bent Brands 1-aundry Soap, 26e
( pound ('hole Japan Ktce for 5c
4 poumla beat Pearl Tapioca, or Hugo tic
The bent Hand Picked Navy Beans, lb. 60
t pound cans Solid Packed Tomatoes mc
t pound cana Fancy No. 1 Hweet Huuar
Corn, for 7Wc
3 pound cana Oolden Pumpkin. Hominy,
Buuanh or Haked Beans for 8 Vie
5 10c Packagea L'p-to-Uate Waalilng Pow
der, for 12
Oolden Corn, Applea or Tomatoea ....6c
RramangAlon. Jellycon, or Jello, pkg. 7Wc
Peanut Butter, per Jar ;o
011 or Mustard Kardlnea, per can ,...4Uc
Hchepp'a Cocoanut. per pound 20o
Fancy Oolden Santoa Coffee, per lb. 15c
Fancy Marlcabo Blend Coffee, per lb. 18e
Fancy Porto Rico Blend Coffee, lb. 20c
Fancv Ankola Blend Coffee, per lb. 25o
Tha beat Tea Slftlnse, per pound .16c
Fancy Hun Dried Japan Tea. per lb. JBc
Fancy Pplder Leg Japan, Kngllah Break
fast. Oolong, Ceylon, or Gunpowder Tea,
per pound - ..JSc
Fancy California Prunea. per pound ..4c
Fancy Italian Prunea. per pound ... .7Ho
Fancy Cleaned Currenia, per pound Vc
Fancy Muscatel Cooking Ralalns. lb. SHc
TRY HAYDEN'S FIRST
Wanted A business location
on 16th Street, between How
ard and Dodge Streets
Wo need a ground floor space with or without base
ment, from 50 to GG feet wide by 132 feet deep, for a
" very desirable merchandise bubinesa. Will take a long
lease. Unquestioned responsibility. Will contract now
for occupancy any time within 18 months. Address 11
348, care Omaha Bee. '
Fine Normandy Val Laces, at
per yard lVic 10c 15c 19c
Black Silk Chantelly Laces, at
per yard . . 5c to 15c
Real Linen Laces, at per
yard ;. . . '.SHc SVk; to 10c
line of 15o to $1.50 value-, at per
5c to 25c
ROUSING FRIDAY BARGAINS IN
Special High Grade Hemmed Huck
Towels worth 19c, Friday, each 9
Special Hemstitched Huck Towels.
worth 35c, Friday, each ...19
Special German Linen Napkins, worth
$1.25 doten, Friday 6 for ....50
Special German Linen Hemstitched
Table Cloths, worth $2.00. Friday.
Special Roller and Kitchen Toweling.
10c values, Friday yard 6
Special Dresser Scarfs and Center
Pieces, 60c values, Friday, ea. 29
Special and Attractive Sals ou All
Fancy Linens, Including Cluny ant?
-Battenberc work. .
Mall Orders Filled.
MEN'S FLEECED UN
quality, blue, grey or
tan, worth to $1.00,
' at ,
29 39 nd 49
Men's Wool or Camel Hair Hose, the
heavy winter weights. 25c values,
Men's 50c quality Cashmere Hose, on
sale, at pair 25
Ladles' All Wool and Caahmare Hosp,
' black or grey, 39c to 60c, values,
at pair 19
Children's Heavy Ribbed Hose. . all
sizes, 25c values,, at 10. 12 H
borne good bargains in COLD
Wcaiuei' oliipb, 'a lout "I ViSi
L.arc, imo. 17 Com Moaa, " v'Hf.
o sit, for
l'arlor oiooiiia. Union Made, 'AV
lor, each j
No. 1 Irfiutern, worth c, Af4
Large size tiiwi, AUcin's make. Of.
worth 11.00, aula tomorrow, OUV
$1.26 Men's Handled Axea, .
for only .
Extra large lloasters, self baat- Ifl,.
All alzca and make a of food Chopper,
worth up to 18.64 each, fl- ff
close out P.JU
$1.16 Food Choopera, any WAn
brand, for ; '
Weatern Washers, round or CO BTft
square, for p-3.U
Omaha's Greatest Trash Yefvtable sad
Freeh Spinach, er peck :...,.'... STic
Freah Beeta, Carrots or Turnips, bunch.. 60
Fresh Head Lettuce, per haad..6ti amd 7Hc
Freah Onions, three bunches for 10c
Fancy freah Cauliflower, per lb 74c
Fancy freah Wax Beaos, quart 10c
Fancy freah Oreen Beans, quart 10c
Two heads fresh. Laf Lettuce Kc
Three bunchea freah Itadlshes 6c.
New Honey, per rack 12V:
New Fard Dates, per lb..- lor.
Fresh -roasted Feanuta, quart.... 6c.
Largs Cocoanuta, each ,.,.6s
Large, Juicy Umoni, per dosen 16a
Big- Xlghland STaval Oranga Sal.
The moat healthful fruit grown to sit this
time of year. The Highland Navela are the
finest, richest flavored. Juiciest and sweet-
eat orange grown. Bale prices:
Regular 1U-. alse, per dosen ,.1m
Regular " atae, per dosen.... , 20n
Regular Sfic atse. per dozen ton
Regular 40c alse, per dozen STo
A handsome Tea Canister. FREE, with
every pound of Tea Wednesday.
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