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THE OMAHA DAILY BEEf WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1000.
Bell Poag. SIS
Of fcfuslln, Wide Sheeting. Ready-Made Sheets and
All of our regular brands of Muslins and Sheetings, the most reliable to be found. Pe
quotft, Peff)crell, Aurora, Lonsdale, Fruits, Wamsutta, Fern, Pride of the West, and other well
known brands at greatly reduced prices. If in need of anything during the coming year,
you'll find no better investment than to buy muslins liberal.
Our c Bleached" Sheeting, at
Xnr 33 c njeached Sheeting, at
Our 30cBleached Sheeting, at
Our 28c Bleached Sheeting, at
Our 25c Bleached Sheeting at
Our 23e Bleached Sheeting, at
;; : Thursday the Great Fur Sale.
A General, Quick Clean-Up of Colored and
'V;. Black. Dress Goods Wednesday
, An opportunity to buy dress goods of rich fab
rics, exclusive individual style, at a great saving
If jou bay Wednesday.
$1.50 English striped Tailor Suiting, 56 Inches
wide, now, yard 60c
We pride ourselves upon this pretty fabric, in
pre.tty shade of brown stripe.
$1.0 Chwked Panama, now, a yard 49c
Less, than half price, many pretty, light spring
$1.25 and $1.50 handsome colored Broadcloth, at
yard ... 9c
$1.00, $1.25, $1.50 broken lines, In pretty stripe
and checks, at, yard 49c, r7c, 09c, 76c
-,. Table Cloth Sale
'Twnty-ive S4 $5.00 Table Cloths, in this sale, each
TwstntV-five 8-10 $7.00 Table Cloths, in this sale, each
mj uuiivii .f -r. i u,.u-o i iifmius,
Fifty ddzefi $6.75 3-4 Napkins,
. . rowels. Towels.
yBO dozen 4 5c Hack Towels, in this sale 25c
25 doien 65c Hrfck Towels, in this sale 43c
25 dozen $1.25 Muck Towels, in this Bale.... 89c
;0, dozen $10.00 3-4 Napkins,
' January Sale of Bed Spreads.
Watch for Our White Goods Sale, Commencing February
January Clearing Sale of Laces
Linen Torchon, Cotton Torchon and Val. Laces; val
ve -up to 20c per yard, at, a yard 5c
'Spettal showing of New Embroideries for spring.
M titf TtttS'1 MEN'S
think so.' much of them apparently. The
effurt Of Senator King to prevent shooting
ot"arnV froin"bllnds or by wading In the
streams' ws 'cut' 'out' of the bill and the
cpwh soVson Ybr p'rairle chickens was made
sixty days frni October 1. The bill legal
izes flailing Vftth hets and traps In the
lMAtte'Hvei' above the' Loup, where the bed
of tlio stream la often dry and where flah
suffer us a result of-natural conditions.
r ',' K s
IS BRYAN LOSING HIS ORlPf
, ... . , ,-, . .
Home Member of the Legislature In.
rllued to ,Brnk AwT.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan.- l. (Speclal.)-Notwlth-ktandlnir
Mr. Bryart has Indicated on more
than one 'occasion that he haa sufficient
InfltarricS to fun the legislature and dlo
tirte legislation, there la opposition to him
deVelop'ihg, "whtch' may In the long run
snulT out the Influence of the Peerleaa
Onif fn 'democratic politic In Nebraska.
Tliu'rac'Tthat Mr. Bryan had to give up
hlii 1(!es of a,' bill to guarantee bank de
p.A1t'4 and permit Dr. P. L. Hall's Ideas to
control the' selection of the committee on
banking' lti the house, haa given encourage
mtntto the' opposition.
Vje jy. nu question but Mr. Bryan has
h .suit:, at work around the legislature
l.tvplng track of what Is going on and
round. ng dally the sentiment of the mem
ttt'rs. A. LJncoln lawyer who haa been
present at .every meeting of the legislature
this wln,ty?t and . whg because of his close
illations with the presidential candidate
ls( thouant to be the Bryan messenger,
and there Is. no doubt but what he la. In
fact he'' himself refused today to deny It
when aaked. the .dtraot qeustlon.
9he advocates of county option are bit
t.Yly dnppinted' at llryan's refusal to
help them out, and again today they got
iiu sufficient nerve to consider sending
trial letter to htm asking that he say
wiethe he favors or opposes the passage
! a county option bill.
t'Bryftu la too smooth for them. They
will never pin him down on a question
l.ke that." was a statement made by one
oi the most ardent champions the prts.
dnMal candidate haa. That ia one of the
r scns the county option advocates have
hesitated about sending that letter to
Inasmuch as Bryan's literature and his
rame have been used by the other side,
trie county Vopjien-, advocates are o ftht
opinion, jut, oni .of them are. that theli
't measure Is duointd to defeat.
U'ie of those who haa confidence In
' "ryan, apqlpflsfd for him today by saying
aet aaly cares
ly, but clsas tne
cavity .nmoves all '
decay. Keeps sup
ply and save aiaay
tartars hnltaunia. aae thai yea fat
laU arusvlau It en. or T awul.
. . a. Deri a co..
' i-f taraes St.. etrett. Mick.
i'j A imtUM-ur.
BOTH FIOII 1ACM A 1.1. PIFTI),
Our 20c Bleached Sheeting, at 18c
Our 19c Bleached Sheeting, at lHc
Our 16c Bleached Sheeting, at 14c
Our 14 He Bleached 8heetlng, at 13c
Ready Made Pillow Cases, at, each, c, lOc, 14c, 16c
Ready Made Sheets at, each, 2Sc, 44c, Me, 67c, 78c
Come Wednesday. A Great Success. Our
Special Sale of Black Dress Voiles and ,
Handsome Skirts Made to Your
Beautiful Black Dress Voiles at unusual reduc
tions. v We take your special measure for a msn
tailored skirt, color or black, and the price will
be about half what you hare been accustomed to
pay ordinarily. The very latest new models in
skirts to show you that have never been shown be
fore this week to choose from.
Reductions $1.10 quality, now 79c
$1.15 quality, now 82c
$1.25 quality, now 94c
$1.60 quality, now $1.07
$1.75 quality, now $1.21
j 11 mis rau, per uuzeu
in this sale, per dozen
25 dozen $1.50 5-8
50 dozen $3.00 5-8
50 dozen $4.75 5-8
Sale of John S. Brown & Son's 3-4
one dozen limit, in this sale, per
January Sale of H. S. Damask Lunch and Tea Cloths.
Bargain Square in Basement.
Remnants of Muslin at greatly reduced prices.
Fine 10c Muslins, at, yard 5c
Shrunk Muslin, like 15c Indian Head, yard.. 9 He
Mercerized Cambrics, regular 15c quality, at, yd. 10
Cape Gloves are the favorite. We have a complete assortment
of all styles and best makes.
Short Cape Gloves, assorted tans, per pair 98c, $1.50, $2.00
8 button length Cape Gloves, with shirred wrist and flared top,
black and assorted tans, pair $2.25 and $2.50
that he did not know what use his kitchen
cabinet was making of his name.
"His head Is In the clouds," said this
man. "and he does not know anything
about the little petty things that are go
ing on to which his kitchen cabinet Is a
party. Bryan pays no attention to the de
tails. He Is above dipping In on little ques
tions." This man had no explanation to offer,
however, when ho was. reminded that Mr.
Bryan thought enough of the details and
the little things to wake Speaker Pool at 7
o'clock In the morning after his election
fo ra discussion of committees. The fact
that Bryan messengers are constantly In
touch with every move that haa bee.n made,
that he filed with the governor, for the
benefit of the leading members, his Ideas
of a bank guarantee law, which he wrote
himself, contrary to his stump speechea,
shows thst Bryan will be In a position to
tight or surrender, just as the occasion de
mands. In the meantime It Is said he la prepar
ing to visit Dr. Paine, down In Larso, H.
Maybe he will take a stand on the liquor
question before he goes and maybe he
goes to sidestep taking a stand.
ROITINE PHOCEEDlJiOS OF HOUSR
Bill to Pat District Clerk Back oa a
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. 19. (Special.) The Doug
las delegation In the house was harmonious
today and, strange to say, over a bill In
troduced by a Lancaster representative
droves. The bill provides that It ahall be
unlawful for a saloon keeper to permit
treating In his place of business; that the
person who pays for the treat shall not
only be fined, but assessed tit for the at
torney pro prosecutes him.
Connolly and Butt are both In favor of
the bill and they are authority for the state
ment that seven members of the delegation
"We are not pledged against the anti
treat lug law," they both said, "and we In
tend to vote for that bill. That la the so
lution of the liquor question. If it were not
for treating In saloons there would be very
little drinking." s
The fact that the bill applies to candi
dates for office as well as all others struck
a sympathetic chord In the breasts of the
Douglas county statesmen and Incidentally
It Is probable they are getting lonesome
lown here In Lincoln by themselves.
Fries of Howard Introduced a bill In the
louse which will be of special Interest, not
jnly to the taxpayers, but to Bob Smith
A Omaha and other district clerks. This
bill provides that all fees collected by a
district clerk shall be his own. In addition
he ahall receive a salary graded by the all'?
of the county, to be oald out of the general
On motion of Taylor of Custer, the house
voted for the railroad committee to act
with the railroad committee of the senate
and draft a bill providing for the physical
value of railroads.
The house voted down a motion by Clark
of Richardson to print In pamphlet form
1.000 copies of the Wilson banking bill.
Th lessen of Jefferson asked to reconsider
the stamp act, and furnish each member
five wrappera, inatead of five 1-cent stamps,
dally. Hia motion was defeated.
Tha following bills were Introduced
H. R. No. 106 by Marlett Of Kearnev
Fixlng salary of clerk of. the supreme
court. In all he Is to get K OHO. '
H. R. No. Ms by Miller of Duster-Providing
for the education and- transpor
tation to school cf children residing In
territory not Included in any organised
nchool district, and In restrict maintain
ing less than three months school per
Ina. A-H41 i
Pillow Cases Continues
Extra Sale of Napkins.
Napkins, in this sale.
Napkins, in this sale K1.N9
Napkins, In this sale $2.75
OF THE BLANKET
yrar, by levying school tax on the prop
erty of such unorganised turritorv.
H. R. No. lo7 by Boycl of Hamilton To
compel frnternal beneficiary societies to
provide equitable bylaws on the matter of
death by suicide.
H. R. No. iufc by Boyd of Hamilton A
wage exemption law. Wages of hcuria 'of
ramilifs shall be etfempt' froni' execution
of any kind to the extent of 75 pT cent
of the whole amount, unli ss the debtor i
about to abscond from the Ktate.
H. R. No. Ilia by Voung of Madison
Itinerant venders if drnun and ointments
and appliances to cure dlseasea shall pay
lliw a month into the stuto treasury and
receive a license.
H. R. No. 110 bv Fries of Howard Pro
viding that the exception of certain offices
from nomination nt the primary elections
l nan include precinct officers.
H. R. No. Ill by Fries of Howard Pro
viding salaries of clerks of district couria.
Counties of 6,000 to 10,000 shall be pnid $.!'
In nddltlon to fees. In counties of IO.Oijo to
20,000 shall have H00 In addition to fees,
counties of 20.000 to 40,000 shall hnve 10
in addition to fees, counties of 40,000 and
more shall pay H.OXI In ad.11-Ion to fees.
II. R. No. 112 by Fries of Howard Pro
viding a levy of r mill by county boards
to provide emergency fund for the repal
and construction of bridges.
H. R. No. 113 by Fries of Howard Tax
levy for road Improvements.
H. R. No. 114 by Carr of Keya Paha To
establish an experimental station north of
the sixth parallel and west of the second
guide meridian, that Is In the northwestern
part of the state, and providing J15.000 for
II. 11. 115, by Begole of Gage Providing
for the rreation of a public school Insur
H. R. 116. by Boelts of Merrick Provides
that on the llrst day of the session of the
legislature a temporary speaker shall be
elctod to set-ve for six days after which
the permanent speaker shall be elected to
serve until the end of the session.
H. R. 117. by Humphrey of Lancaster
Providing that telegTaph companies trans
mitting messages wholly within the state
shall make ro extra charge for punctuation
marks and capital letters. Failure to fol
low cory witn respect to punctuation marks
and capitals shall render the telegraph
liable to damages.
A motion was carried to have a commit
tee of five appointed from tho committee
on ronds and bridges to act with a like
committee of the senate and draft a road
BILL S INTRODUCED IJT SF.XATE
Plenty of Work Piling; 1'p for the
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. 19. (Speclal.)-The follow
ing bills were Introduced In the senate and
read for the first time:
8. F. 114 by Donohoe of Holt, at request
of Bygland of Boone Requiring all persons
owning mill dams or other obstructions
across any of the public waters of this state
to construct and maintain flshways therein,
defining public waters.
8. F. 115 by Myers of Rock To prohibit
the drainage or lowering of natural lakes
and to provide a penalty for the violation
of this act.
S. F. 114 by King of Polk To create and
provide for the equipment and maintenance
of a State Board of Health baeeriologlcal
laboratory and to appropriate tiS.OuO there
for. . . .
S. F. 117 by Randall of Madison To pro
vide for the giving of guaranty bonds equal
to the maximum amount of their deposits
by state depository banks, or In Hep thereof
of such banks depositing certain securities.
8. F. 118 by Buhrman of Howard For the
relief of property owners and to quiet the
title to all of tha lots In thirty blocks in
th orlglnol plat of the town of St. Paul,
Howard county, Neb.
ft F. 119 by Laverty of Saunders Relating
to the government of Soldiers' and Sallorw'
home and tha pension or other money of
members or the same.
8. F. 120 by Miller of Lancaster Provides
for personal service In divorce suits, resi
dence of one year before filing ault and
two years where causa of action arises In
8. F. 121. by Senator A. Laverty 'of Saun
ders Admits Philippine and Spanish war
veterans to soldiers' homes.
8. F. 122, by C. A. Randall Of Madison
To provide for the giving of guaranty
bonds for county funds equal to t lie maxl-
i mum amount of their deposits by dopusi-
tory banks or In lion thereof of such banks
depositing certain securities.
8. F. 123. by Fred Volpp of lodge To
amend section Sft of chapter 43 of the com
piled statutes of the state of Nebraska for
the year lu7. ami tct rral said section !.
. . F. 134, by J. R. Cain, Jr., of Rlchaid
son Bnacta Kansas law, slving governor
authority to say when a person sentenced
to dl shall te hanged. '
a F. VZ5. by Tanner of Douglas For re
view of Judcmrnt within five years after
It becomes dormant.
8. F. 126. by Tanner of Douglas Ma
licious destruction of property punishable
by fine or Impcrcenmetrt Instead of by fine
and Imprisonment, ns at present.
8. F. 127, by Klein of Wage Inheritance
tax funds may be used by county boards
for grading and filling cuts In counties of
les than 45,nno population.
S. F. IS, by Miller of Iancnster Joint
resolution for equal suffrage amendment to
GOSSIP OF TUB LEGISLATOR
Senators Con fee Over Amendment to
(From a Blaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Jan. l;-(Special.)-Senator J.
E. Miller W Lancaster and the Douglas
county senators conferred ' today over the
Ransom bll fallowing the excise boards and
boards of fire and police commissioners to
sit on Itcerises to sell liquor sixty days
before the smae shall go Into effect. This
Is with the Idea of getting all preliminary
work of remonstrances out of the way
before the jicenses shall be opeartlve. He
found that the bill would give the Out
going board In Lincoln the chance to Issue
licenses for the next year. This will be
amended to obviate the difficulty. The
bill also provides that when a license shall
bo revoked for any purpose but the viola
tion o fthe law the school treasurer shnll
refund tho unearned portion of the license
money to the licensee. Mayor Brown of
Llnooln was a aprly to the conference.
VT. F. . Schwlnd of Lincoln, who refused
the? governor's ' appointment as deputy
oil Inspector for the First district on the
ground that he could not afford to give
up his law practice, Is a frequent visitor
in legislative Ralls 1
Senator Ransnm wants all the Information
and' suggestions on the bank guaranty ques
tion 'the' peoplfc of the state can send him
In order that the. measure he rnny vote for
may be eto'eso'to tlif pr61etarlate.
This Information' he Imparted to'the sena
tors this' morning' wheh he made a motion
to have 1,000 copies' of the Volpp banking
bill ri'nttd. The house took similar action
with the Wilsuii banking bill and he cham
pioned Senator Volpp's cause for greater
publicity. When objection was ratsod to
printing an extra number of Just one bill,
when others Just as meritorious might be
Introduced, the above reason was given tha
A joint resolution for a constitutional
amendment for equal suffrage was intro
duced by Senator Wilier of Lancaster to
day and tomorrw It Is believed his desk
will be a bower of roses, as was Senator
Rancktll's today, following his Introduction
of a bill giving women suffrage In muni
Accompanying the bouquet placed on
Senator Randall's desk today after he In
troduced his municipal suffrage bill was a
card, unsigned, tut follows:
To Hon. Charles Randall. Nebraska
Senate: Presented to Hon. Charles Randall
on behalf of tht intelligent womanhood of
Nebraska whoe cause he so ably cham
pioned. Hall to our emancipator. May your
Boys' 12.75 Ediicntor shoes at $2.19; boys'
12.25 Educators selling at $1.69. Lilliputian
FIRE SWEEPS . MESSINA RUINS
Flames Sred.t and It, Is Feared
Living Virginia Have Been
MESSINA, Jan. 19 A .serious fire broke
out here today among the ruins of the
earthquake wrecked city. The remains of
the Pennesl palace fell In and added to the
eonfragratlon. Tho flames are spreading and
In spite of the work of tho soldiers to con
trol them, and the situation is serious. An
odor' of burning :fl"esh Is mingled wtth the
smoke, and it Is feared that persons still
alive are being consumed.
. A strong wind has helped to spread the
flames," ynd the men are experiencing great
difficulty. In working the pumps, wnai re
mains of tho beautiful piomenade along
the harbor front undoubtedly will be de
It .is supposed -that the flames have been
latent under the wreckage for days and
that the high wind of last night fanned
them Into activity.' ' '
ROAD IS GIVEN INJUNCTION
Court Finds Bates Made hy Kansas
Commission Are Con
fiscatory. TOPEKA. Kan.. Jan. 19. Judge Hazen, In
n rennrt as sneclal master filed In the
court here today, finds that certain
freight rates Imcosed by the State Board
nt Tiailr.nd Commisf I' nrrs on the Leav
enworth Ac Topcka RaMway company are
confiscatory, and that tie roaa is entitled
to an Injunction preventing the commission
from putting the rates Into effect until the
company In ob:e to stand them.
Buffalo Oil Works.
BUFFALO, N. T., Jan. 1.-The five story
brick building, No. 17 Main street, ocouple
by D. Mahoney & Sons, of the Commercial
Oil company, was destroyed by firs today.
Select Site for Odd Fellows Home.
SIOUX FALLS, 8. D.. Jan. 19. (Special.)
After having had the matter under con
sideration for several years. It Is expected
that the board which has In charge the
matter of providing an Odd Fellows' home
for South Dakota will, at a meeting to
be held In April, select the place where
the home will be located. At the present
time four towns Madison, Hurley, Huron
and Redfleld-are actively in the field in
hopes of capturing the prtxe. Brltton may
also enter the field before the meeting of
the home board.
. Tremor at Smyrna.
SMYRNA?' Jan. 19. -A sharp earthqnake
was experienced here this morning, but
there -wag' no local damage. Reports re
ceived, here -from Phoecaea, twenty miles
northwest, say that a number of houses fell
and that tree persons were killed. . Build
ings were damaged In other towns. The
battleships Louisiana and Virginia are at
present in this harbor.
Cheer Up ,
by a change from coffee
' to wellboiled
"There's a Reason"
"Vhe Boad te WaUvlUa" la pkgs.
NO CHOICE JOR SENATOR
(Continued from First Page.)
for governor. In the house ninety
five republican votes were cast for Craw
ford and nine democrats voted for Lee.
This Insures Crawford's election In Joint
Clarke In Arkanaas.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 1. -James P.
Clarke was today elected by the Arkansas
legislature to succeed lilnirelf as Vnired
Penmen la Re-Kleete.
ItARRISBURO. Ta., Jan. 19.-Boles Pen
rose wss elected United Elates senator
for the third time by tho Pennsylvania
OIL COMPANY ASKS REHEARING
Watere-Plere Concern No Ready to
Settle with Texas Aa
thorltles. AUSTIN, Tex., Jan. 19. The attorney for
the state In the case of the state of Texas
against the Waters-Pierce Oil company
called on the locsl attorneys for tha com
pany here today looking to a settlement of
the case in compliance with the decision
of the United States supreme court,
Tho defendant's attorneys stated that
they were not prejred to say anything
until after the supreme court had passed
on the question of a motion for a rehear
ing, which would be mado In due season.
Upon a final decision of the case and tha
settlement of the penalties demanded by
the verdict, If the present decision holds,
the money will be divided as follows:
One million dollars will go Into the stltft
treasury to the credit of tho general
revenue fund; $100,000 will be presented
J. P. Gruett, a former confidential em
ploye of tho Waters-PlercR Oil company and
the Stanidnrd Oil company, who gave the
testimony that resulted in the verdict;
about 1175,000 vAU be divided as lawyers
fees In equal parts, between the firm of
Gregory, Dutts & Brooks, Attorney George
Allen & Co., Attorney John Brady. It Is
stated here today that the result of this
decision tnken In connection with the action
of tho Missouri decision on the Waters-
Pierce company Interests will serve to place
the Standard Oil company In complete con
trol of the oil Industry In the south, as It
will, under a new, name, take charge of
tho entire field.
PROHIBITION BILL VETOED
Lesrlslatnrc of Tennessee Will Make
an Kffort to Pass Measure
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 19.-The bill to
prohibit tho manufacture of Intoxicating
liquors '.n Tennessee passed the senate this
nftprnoon by a vote of 20 to 13 on third
Governor Patterson filed his veto of state
wide prohibition bill with the clerk of the
senate after that body adjourned for the
day this afternoon. The veto will be read
to tho senate tomorrow and the bill voted
Opponents of the bill claim they can count
on a change of three senators to their side,
and that the fourth member, one whoae
vote the fate of the measure depmds Is
wavering. Should there be ac hange of
four votes, tho veto will be sustained, 17
The governor. In explnning his' failure to
approve the bill tells the legislature such
a law is against the democratic platform
and the doctrlno of self-government; that
experience has taught them ne arbitrary
prohibition law was ever obeyed, and Its
enactment brings no settlement of the
question, that It destroys property, reduces
state revenues, and Increases taxation.
Mr. Caroline Xlmmer.
GRAND ISLAND. Neb.. Jan. 19. (Spe
cial.) The death of Mrs.i Caroline Zlmmer,
at the homo of her daughter, Mrs. W. A.
Helmberger, In this city, marks tho second
one In the family within, a week. Mrs.
Zlmmor was the mother of Rev. John
Zimmer, a retired Lutheran clergyman.
Mr. Zlmmer was absent at the time owing
to the death of his wife, in Colorado, two
days previously, the funeral of ths wife
occurring on the day of the death of tho
mother. The latter was K5 years of sge
and leaves, besides the son mentioned, two
sons and three daughters Mr. Frank P.
Zlmmer of Lincoln and Mr. George Zlmmer
of Wheeling. Mn, Helmberger and Mrs. C.
B. Knapp of this city and Mrs. Detweller
of Omaha. 'The funeral took plaoe this
morning from the residence, the body being
transported to 'Wheeling, W. Va., the old
home, for Interment.
George M. Ftaoua.
MARSHALLTOWN, la., Jan. -(Special.)
George M. Flscus, secretary and
treasurer of the Capital City Brick and
Pipe company of Omaha and Des Moines,
and for many years a resident of Omaha,
died at the home Of his father, J. J. Flscus,
near Llscomb, Sunday. Mr. Flscus came
to visit with bis parents at Christmas time.
Soon afterwards he was taken sick with
appendicitis and obstruction of the bowels.
An operation was performed for appendi
citis last Friday. Mr. Flscus Is survived
by his parents, wife and two brothe.s. The
latter are, Louis and Emmet Flscus of
Irwin, Shelby county. The funeral was
held Tuesday morning from the Bethel
Grove churoh. Interment was In Bethel
SIOUX FALLS, S. D., Jan. 19 -(Speclal.)
Artemus Gale, one of the best known
men in this part of the state, who first
came to Sioux Falls In 1863, and who sine
1870 has made his home here continuously,
died at the home of his sister, Mrs. C C.
Carpenter, In this city. Had he lived until
next month he would have been 84 years
Announcements of the Theaters.
The bill st the Orpheum this week has
been received with every mark of favor
by large crowds. All enjoy the dancing of
the graceful Hengler Sisters and all find
pleasure In the singing of the Eight
Melanls. The Phsntastic Phantoms pre
sent a novel and bewildering act, which
has attracted much attention. The novel
act of the A-BA-BE'S Album has proven
pleasing to both young and old. Nothing
could be more ludicrous than Lew Haw
kins and as a result he meets with success
at each performance. Patrons should re
member that there Is a matinee every day.
"Facing the Music." wtth Jamea J.
Corbett and an excellent cast, sumptuous
gowns and handsome scenlo Investiture,
which has characterised Its successful runs
at the Madison Bquare- theater. New York,
and Powers theater, Chicago, will be
brought to this city and presented at the
Krug for four days, starting next Sunday
matine. This sparkling faroe comedy,
with Mr. Corbett at the head, Is said to
be one of the best of Its kind seen on
Broadway since "Charley's Aunt,"
(barged with Paaslas; Bad Check.
SIOUX. FALLS, 8. P., Jail. 19. (Special.)
Robert Walters, who Is quite well known
here and In Sioux City and other places,
has been brought to Sioux Falls from
Granite, where he was airested on Instruc
tions from Chief Grose of the Sioux Falls
pollee department. The prisoner la charged
with having obtained money by false pre
tenses, the precise charge being that he
passed a worthless check at the Merchants
hotel la this city. There are other charges
of forgery pending against him elsewhere,
and when he Is through with hh) present
trouble here he will be called upon to face
charges of forgery at Hawarden and Sioux
LANDIS IS AGAIN REVERSED
Thle Time Decision Faverlag Stand
ard Oil Company le Set
CHICAGO, Jan. It-United Slates Dis
trict Judge K. M. Landla, whose fine of
129.240,000 against the Standard Oil company
was reversed by the appellate court, was
again reversed today, this time In a mat
ter In which he had found lu favor of the
The original case was filed In the state
court by George F. Harding and others,
asking that receivers be appointed for the
Corn Products company. The Standard OU
company, they claimed, controlled the stock
of the Corn Products company and other
corporations which they declared to be
Illegal combinations In restraint of trade.
Tha Corn Products company and the Stand
ard Oil company secured an Injunction from
Judge Land Is preventing the prosecution of
the case In the state courts. Later on
Harding, In his own name, filed a second
suit, against which Judge Landls Issued a
second injunction. Harding appealed and
the appellate court today held that Judge
Landla should have considered and granted
motions of the complainants In the eViglnal
case to dismiss the suit, thus removing any
cauae for Injunction In the second suit
JOHN W. GATES FEARS RABIES
Pet Boll Pap Blttea hy Cor Which
Afterward Shows Slams of
EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 19.-Posslblllty of
hydrophobia, the result of having , been
scratched and bitten by a pet. dog. Is giv
ing serious concern to John- W, Gates, the
millionaire horseman, and also to hia wife
and others. When Mr. Gates passed
through El Paso this morning in his pri
vate car bound for Parsdena, Cel., to visit
his son, he received a tekgrom to Isolate
his pet Boston bull pup, carried on the
car with him, as three degs at his Port
Arthur home, bitten by a tramp cur dog
at tho same time Mr. Gates' bull terrier
was bitten, had developed hydrophobia.
Mr. Gates, Mrs. Gates, and others of the
party have frequently been scratched and
bitten by the animal In play while en
EIGHT KILLEDJ3Y EARTHQUAKE
t'hocaea, Twenty-Five Mllee North
west of Smyrna, Is Badly
SMYRNA, Turkey, Jan. 19.-4o far as can
bo ascertained eight persons were killed
today by a sharp earthquake, which oc
curred at Phocaea twenty-five mllee north
went of this city, and at other neighboring
towns. Considerable damage was done to
buildings st Phocaea.
Tho shock was very strdng at Chll, where
tho population became iiahlc stricken,
though no Serious damage resulted there.
This city also experienced the earthquake,
but there Was no loss of life and no dam-
The American battleships Louisiana and
Virginia are at anchor In this harbor.
THAW DOES NOT WANT TRIAL
Refusal of Court to Let Jury Hear
Case Causes Chsag la
WHITE) PLAINS, N. Y., Jan. 18.-Counsel
for Harry K. Thaw today asked Justice
Tompkins to remind the order granting
Thaw a trial In New York county to deter
mine whether or not he is now sane. It
was upon application .of Mrs. Mary C.
Thaw, Harry'a mother, thst on Saturday
last Judge Tompkins Issued the order for
a trial. The justice did not allow a Jury
trial. Thaw wanted a heating before a
Jury In Diltcheae courtly.
At the reqhest of Thaw's counsel, Justice
Tompkins' rescinded tho order for a trial on
the rjuestlon of Thaw'a sanity and the pro
ceedings were withdrawn.
Lilliputian- shoes at factory oost and less;
rhllds' $1.28 and $1.60 values at 89c; chllds'
$2.00 qualities, $1.8; chllds' $2.50 values, $1.79.
Benson A Thorns Co-
ROOSEVELT SPEAKS IN BERLIN
President. Aeoept Invitation hy Em
peror, to Lecture at Uni
versity In 18 lO.
WABHINOTON, Jan. 19. President Roose
velt has accepted an Invitation of the Uni
versity of Berlin to give a lecture to the
students and faculty of the university In
May, 1910. The Invitation was brought by
Count von Bernstorff, the German am
bassador, and was supported by the Oer
man emperor. Mr. Roosevelt, It Is under
stood, will accept no more Invitations of
this kind In Europe, but will limit his ad
dresses to one before the Sor bonne In Paris,
one at the 1'nlversity of Oxford and the
one he has now promised to deliver In
BILL COVERS INDIAN LANDS
Clapp Measure Provides Methods of
Correcting Errors la Al
lotments. WASHINGTON, Jsn. ll.-Sfenator Clapp,
chairman of the senate committee on
Indian affairs, has Introduced a bill provid
ing that If an Indian of a tribe whose
surplus lands have been ceded receives an
allotment embracing lands unsuitable for
allotment purposes, such allotment may be
cancelled and other land within the1 reser
vation allotted to him, The object of the
bill Is to give the secretary of tha Interior
authority to correct mistakes In making
allotments, which In some Instances have
worked no little hardship to the allottees.
Women's shoes, the very newest styles In
Bakers, $8 values; also new spring slippers
and oxfords, $t qualities, at $3 50 this week.
Benson 4 Thorne Co.
have carried accounts with us
for a long time, partly be
cause therr neighbors do not '
ee them at the bank, and
business Is for that reason
more confidential. We re
spectfully recommend our ad
vantage to you.
4 Interest paid on deposit.
CITY SAVINGS BANK
8. B. Corner 16th A Doug. SU.
J assfVa st a4 of sts4.il.
During season we sell our clothing,
for less money ..than any store In
Omaha, and it's consistent to state
that our clothing; is cheaper at
than the clothing any other store
offers at ONE-HALF off.
Overcoats that other stores sold at
110.00 we sold at $7. B0, now..$Jl.75
Suit and Overcoats that other stores
sold at $12.50 we sold at 110.00.
now , sn.oo
Suits that other stores sold at 18K)0
we sold at $16.00, now 87.50
Men's Jersey Gloves 10c, tyen's
Worsted PanU 73c, AU Wool Pauls
91.40, Men's $2.50 and $3.00 Hats
now C1.45 (mostly odds and ends),
Men's Fancy Vests One-Half Price,
Mtn'l Iftt ninAfl RCW 1LT an'm All xrAn1
Sweater Jackets 1.4,' Men's ' $3.50.
$4.00 and $5.00 Shoes $2.45, Men's
Silk Embroidered Sox 10c, 20 pr cent
off oa all . King Quality Shoes, Men's
Fine Negligee Shirts 7Bo and $1.00
values now 81Hy Flannel Sblrta 95c.
Be Sore and See Our Show Windows.
Corner 14th arid Doutfat Sis.
LUNCH AT .
iW . ....ti. ,ik. X'
Full Portions at Half Portion
I I ' I I I ! ! I M II II I
- i 1 f i f I I
Old Plantation Vegetable Soup, lOo
Veal Broth, 10c
Radishes, 6c Green Onions. Be
Celery Hearts, 10c
Baked White Fish. 20o
Codfish Cakes, Cream Sauce, 15c
. Escalloped Oysters, Baltimore. 15c
Chicken i'ot l'lo, with Dumplings, T5c '
Praised Sirloin of Beef a la Jardlnler, 25J
Chicken, 25c Lobster, 26o Celery, 15c
Ice Cream or Ires, 1 He
Ked Cherry Short Cake,
Whipped Cream, 10c
Charlotte Itunse, to -Layer
Balduff's Pies, 6o
1515-20 Farnam St.
IF YOU ARE CURABLE
WE CAN CURE TCU
Average Time to Cure
Huplure. . . .One Visit
Cataracts ...10 Days
Catarrh 10 Days
Goiter 90 .Days
Piles ... .1 to 8 Days
Off las Boars S.te
Write today te .
BXaln and Broadway, ; ) '
Covzrcn. BLvrrg, t i i , IOWA.
THURSDAY, TRIDAT, SATURDAY A.BT1)
SVSHAT MATISII SATURDAY
Xlrke X.aShll Company Offs
W. S. Hart as "The Virginian ," Trank
Campeaa as "Trampaa'1
on wbsk sTAXTxara moitday,
Ths Senry Killer Associate riayers in
"THE SERVANT IN THE
eat Bale Opens S O'clock Today.
CRxioarroR . ,
Btatlnse every day, SUB. Rvsry night SUS
Phantauttc Phantoms; The Klht Mel
anls; Dew Hawkins; Augusta Cilose; May
and Flo Hengler; Alfred Kelcy and Com.
pany; A-BA-BK'S; Klnodrome.
Prices 10c, 26o and 60c.
nil II : A'ToYeYTi
I B a- 71I11UV JK t ! Jl
lones: Doug. 160S; Ind.. A-160S
ak S J
rirst Tims la Stock
Tne Oreae CmsMv timma .
ICR. BARMS Or Saw YOBS
m xy aanaay
"LAPT HUBTWORTH'S liXTgRtMH MT"
TO-B10HT MATZSrBB WBDBXSSAY
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Where to eatJ
Meal Tickets Frea at Hansons
Every person who taaes a sueal at Toil
Hanson's tiaseinsnt restaurant may guee
Uis cumber who visit thera during the day.
Evtry day the nearest guess wins a BnsaJ
Toll Hanson's Lnnch Room'
The most attractive. brtgnUst.' airless,
and moat economical lunch room la Omaae
Meal Book Free at
GUE33 NUMBER SERVED EACH DAY
Table d'Hote Dinner
Every Sunday ana Holiday
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