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TirE OMAHA DAILY BEE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 1309. -
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For Friday Special Dress Goods
News Briefly Told-Read carefully
. Prices that will delight you, the cost lias dropped so
low on many beautiful dress goods. Important Only two
more shopping days left of the Great January Sale. Never
were there such values in. really high class dress goods. No
trash or shoddy goods here; every piece our standard of
PiwvIaI Have your skirt made to order now! The excellency of
on? tailor work and the elegance of our exclusive stylee will appeal to
you. Our skirts to order are a wonderful success. Ask your friend
who tiss bought one.
, January Linen Sale.
i t '- All ihussfd Table Clotha and Napkins at one-half price, Friday.
Extra Special Sale Friday All Mussed Hemstitched Da
, v.:;r,iijaik,tunch Cloths at Just One-Half Price.
" H. S. Lunch Cloths.
i . AH", $i.B0 Lunch Cloths, Friday'a price, 76c each.
v LAIf 17.00 launch Cloths, Fridays price, $1.00 each.
; An 12.60 Lunch Cloths, Friday's price, $1.25 each.
-All $3.00 Lunch Cloths, Friday'a price, $1.60 each.
' -,'All-$8.75 Lunch Cloths, Friday's price, $1.88 each,
i ".Alt' $4.06 Lunch Cloths, Friday's price, $2.00 each.
i VAll $5.00 Lunch Cloths, Friday's price, $2.60 each.
All $6.00 Lunch Cloths, Friday's price, $3.00 each.
.-. All $7.60 Lunch Cloths, Friday's price, $3.75 each.
U'iV- Bargain Square in Basement.
ShJnanlv Pleached Muslins in remnants of 3 to 10.
yards, regular 15c quality, Friday, at, yard ....
IMS hava no horns and he thought It waa
unnecessary to put brands or taga or cow
bells upon them, so ha moved to lay the
resolution on the table, which waa sec
d4d by Cain of Richardson.
jThe motion prevailed, 16 to 13, those sen
ators voting agalnat tabling being Buhr
man of Howard, Cox of Hamilton, Piers of
York, poncho of Holt. Hatfield of Ante
lope, Ketchum of Thayer, Klein of Gage,
Miller of Lancaster, Myera of Rock, Ollls
of Valley, Tlbbete of Adams, Volpp of
rjodge and Warren of Phelpa.
Senator Howell thought It a good plan
to put Senator King of Polk, who has al
ready .become a thorn In the flesh of the
majority party, In tha chair where he
could not make so many speeches, and he i
made a motion to this effect and Senator
King prealded during the morning session
of the committee.
Two bills were recommended for passage,
one, 8. F. by Buck of Otoe, permitting
a Surviving husband or wife to draw money
of the deceased partner out of a bank
without order of court where the same
lias been deposited with such a condition,
and the other, 0. T. 74, by Myers of Rock,
authorising Ihe establishment of three
demonstration farms In the district north
of the forty-first parallel and weat of the
ninety-ninth meridian. Theao farms are
to be under the supervision of the Board
of Regents And are for the purpose of ex
perimenting with seeds, vegetables and
various agricultural processes In order to
give' practical demonstration to the home
steaders of northwest Nebraska of methods
for their advantage, - Senator Myers has
found by studying the question of experi
mental farms that where they have been
established, the farmers In the locality
have benefited Immensely- -In- Increased
crops. He thinks the' possibilities of Ne
braska's sandhills region have never been
fully brought out. The appropriations for
the farms will be merely nominal, from
$1,000 to W.0OO, to be provided for In the
general appropriation bill. Each farm will
be' on a quarter aectlon of land which may
be bought or leased as the occaaion may
require. The regents will have the author
ity to locate them.
FAVORS CARNEU1H PENSION Ft D
Oac Legislator l;'Vea His Reason far
t Faftta. la Plan.
' (From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 28.-(Speclal Telegram. )
"lt la not so much where the money came
from, aa the use to which It la being put,"
r.;maiked a member of the legislature In
discussing the. bill which, If passed, will
permit tae teachers In the state university
to participate In the Carnegie pension fund.
"So far as I am concerned," he continued,
"1 aee no reason for refusing tho teachers
a share in this pension fund. Other states
have permitted their educators to become
eligible to receive this assistance when they
shall have met the requirements of the
trustees and Nebraaka would be acting
against the best Interest of the univeralty
If it did not follow suit."
The more the members investigate the
bill now pending to make eligible the teach
ers of the university to participate la the
Carnegie fund, the less objection there Is
It Is a well known fact that Nebraska has
The Shoe Sale
y Friday and Saturday we will have
; an interesting lot of Ladies Finest Shoes
in newest high and
leatheri tan leather,
leather, on bargain
S5,00 and $6.00
.MisseV Startright Shoes,
$3.00 quality, at. . .$2.29
Child's Startright Shoes,
$2.50 quality, at . . . $1.79
Child' Startright Shoes,
$2.00 quality, at. . .$1.39
Baby's Startright Shoes,
$1.50 and $1.35 quality,
Extra Salespeople. .
lost many very prominent educators be
cause of better Inducements to go else
where or to enter business channels, that
would still be giving their time and talent
to the education of the youth of the state
were they assured of a competency when
they reached the age of retirement.
The fact that Mr. Bryan helped to se
cure for Lincoln its Carnegie library and
the further fact that Instead of operating
for the worse it has proven a blessing to
the city has demonstrated to the legis
lators who have Investigated that no harm
could come to tha state were the teachers
in the university permitted to receive a
Carnegie pension when they become unable
to earn a living by following their profes
sion. HOISE COMMITTEES JEALOIS
Activity of One Body Leads Other to
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 28. (Special.) Like a
blighting disease, jealousy has broken
out among the various committees of
the house, due to the fact that no one
is responsible for their selection, the
speaker having no authority to straighten
out tangles or offer suggestions, thanks
to Mr. Bryan's Interference. By reason
of this Intense Jealousy at least an hour
was used this morning In a discussion
ss to whether It waa right and proper tor
the finance committee to make a report
on an appropriation bill for a state in
stitution previous to a report on the
needs of the Institution from the com
mittee on public lands and buildings.
Tha bill which caused the waste of
time was that by Begole of Gage county
appropriating $100,000 for three buildings
at the Institute for Feeble Minded at
Beatrice. The finance committee re
ported the bill back ' to the house
amended so that only two buildings
should be erected and tha appropriation
cut down to $70,000.
It developed that the finanee commit
tee in order to get specific Information
regarding the needs of the Institution
sent a special committee to Beatrice to
Invebtlgate and as a result the commit
tee recommended cutting $ JO, 000 out of
This started Kelley of Furnas on the
warpath. Ha Insisted that his commit
tee on publio lands and buildings should
be wiped off the msp If ths other com
mittees were to do its work. Then Mc-
Coll of Gage made a long speech about
It being due the fathers snd mothers of
feeble-minded children to keep the In
stttutlon In good shape. Ktllen thought
the finance committee had done very
well, though he regretted the lopping off
of tho $80,000. Then a half dosen others
took a shot at the finance committee
white both Clark of Richardson, Its
chairman, and Begole of Gage, the In
troducer of tha bill, were trying to get
In a word.
e All of the criticism was aimed at Clark
because Clark ha demonstrated that ha
Is a hard-working member and haa
some Idea of how to get work done In an
orderly way. When lie finally got to
talk he explained that the rules made It
necessary for bills coming to a committee)
to be reported back In five days, so It was
necessary to aend a committee to Beatrice
In order to get first-hand Information re-
at the Lilliputian
low styles patent
dull calf and suede
Shoes at.., $3.50
Boys' Shoes, in all leathers,
$3.50 quality, at. . .$2.09
Boys' Shoes, in all leathers,
$3.00 quality, at. . .$2.39
Boys' Educator Shoes, $2.75
quality, at ... S2.19
Little Gent's Educator
Shoes, $2.25 quality,
msaen au Pspss. tad, a
gsrdlng (he npls of the Institution. Then
Beguln finally got the floor and said he
was perfectly willing that the bin should
go to tho general file snd then come up
In the, committee of the whole after the
committee on public land snd buildings
had made its report. Clark made the mo
tion and this was done.
During the debate on the bill Grsff bt
Cuming, who favored the -report of the
finance committee, mentioned that some
,ono had been appropriated for this In
stitution two years ago, snd, turning to
MoColl, "your governor vetoed It."'
"I rise to question of personal privi
lege." said McColl. "George L. Sheldon
was no more my governor than he waa
yours, and he was defeated for a second
Bowmsn of Nuckolls tried to clip off a
section of the constitution by a resolution
providing that no bills should be Intro
duced after the thirtieth day of the ses
sion. He lost, but not before he had given
the house some good argument In favor of
his proposition, which he Insisted would
be to tha best Interest of the state If
The committee oppolnted to act with a
like committee from the senate nd ar
range for a Joint session to listen to Mr.
Bryan, reported back that It had decided
to hold the Joint session February 17, and
on that date "Mr. Bryan would be re
quested to address the legislature."
Gerdes of Richardson Introduced a reso
lution requiring the clerk of the supreme
court to file with the clerk of the house
a certified copy of the amount of fees he
has collected during the year 1908. Upon
objections by Klllen of Gage the resolu
tion went over one diy. i
The following bills were introduced In
H. R. 201, by Case of Frontier Appro
priating for the use of the state univer
sity 16 per cent of tha one mill university
tax levv for the years 19t and 1910 and
$30,000 of the delinquent taxes collected un
der university levies prior to the year
H Ft. 3ftl bv McVlcker of Dodge Pro
vides for the Issue and sale of bonds for
H. K. jm, oy Kinen or uai-Aroei
the oil Inspection law by providing tne
gravity test Instead of the flash test.
H R. 'o4. hv Uwrpnrf of Dodge Pro
viding an open season for squirrels from
September l to December 31 eaen year.
H. R. 206. by Swan or Fillmore rroviaea
that any city council or village board may
contract for libraries with any library
company for a period not to exceed three
H. R. 206, by Swan of Fillmore Provides
for a reduction of public library boards
in villages and cities from nine to five
H. R. 207, by Groves of Lancaster Pro
vides that county boarda shall let by
contract to lowest bidder all bridge and
road work exceeding In cost 1100.
H. R. X. by Thomas of Douglas Creating-
an armory commission for the state
guard and providing for the expenses of
building and maintaining armories, and
nnrODiatlnr for each company of said
guard not more than $12,500 for this pur
pose and limiting the total for the bien
nlum to $S0,000.
H. R. 2te, by Bales of Cass Amending
procedure In Justice courts.
H. R. 210, by Holmes of Douglas Pro
hibiting telegraph and telet'hone compan
ies from furnishing quotations to bucket
H. R. 211, by Armstrong of Buffalo
To regulate stockyards by declaring them
public markets and fixing the prices for
yardage, feed nnd handling.
H. R. 212. by Thomas of Douglaa
Amending section 6RB6 Cobbey's, providing
for an amendment to the law prescribing
officers to be elected at the general elec
tion. H. R. 213. by Baker of York An amend
ment to the school law providing for
Changes In the boundaries In school dis
tricts. H. R, 214, by Skeen of Nemaha An
amendment to the. election law allowing
precincts to elect their own assessors.
H. R. 21S, by Skeen of Nemaha An
amendment to the revenue law providing
for the election of precinct assesors at
the general election.
STATU FINANCES ARB SOUND
Settlement with Coanty. Treasurers
Adds Mach to Strong Box.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 28. (Special.) For years
the financial condition of tha state has not
been In as good condition as at ths present
time, when the first . appropriation bill
reached the office of the state auditor.
State Treasurer Brian has on deposit at
the close of business tohay $600,000 and there
Is outstanding against the state a debt of
$591,000. To offset this there Is In the gen
eral fund 1106,000 and In the redemption
fund $67,000, which will cut the debt down
to 416,0u0 Just as soon as the Interest on
the warrants has been figured. In the
permanent school fund there Is now $163,000.
The treasurer Is JuBt now having his an
nual settlement with county treasurers,
which accounts for the immense amount of
money he has on deposit and each day for
a time will Increase the amount. Out of
this, however, hs has to taks care of all
outstanding warrants, pay for school bonds
purchased under the new constitutional
amendment and be in readiness to take up
university warrants should the supreme
court decide adversely to tha treasurer in
the friendly suit now. pending.
This Is tha splendid condition of affairs
at the time the democratic legislature
makes Its first rap against the door' of the
state treasury. Should history fall lo re
peat ttaelf Nebraska will shortly be out of
SULLIVAN ACCKPTS IHE PLACE
Omaha Lawyer Takes Oath as Judge
of Patatlva Coart.
(From a Staff Correspondent.) '
LINCOLN. Jan. 28. l8peclal.)-Judg
John J. Sullivan has formally accepted the
appointment by Governor Shallenberger to
be a member of the Ransom supreme court.
Ths letter of Judge Sullivan received by
the governor this morning is as follows:
OMAHA, Jan. 27. Hon. A. C. Shallen
berger: Dear lr 1 beg to acknowledge re
ceipts on the 22d of your commission ap
pointing me Judge of the supreme court.
Under existing conditions I think it proper
to now formally sccept the appointment.
Sincerely thanking you for the implica
tion of confidence which the appointment
carries, I remain, with much esteem, yours
very truly, JOHN J. SULLIVAN.
Judge Sullivan's oath was taken before
Frank Bhotwell of Omaha and filed with
the secretary of stste today.
FIFTEEN HURT IN WRECK
Oae Passenger May Die aa R
f Wreck. Near Loala
LOUISVILLE. Ky., Jan. .-Fifteen per
sons were seriously Injured and a acora of
other passengers more or less bruised by
the derailment of a portion of train No.
on the Southern Railway, bound from
Evanavllle, Ind.. to Louisville, where It waa
due at noon. Pierce Walts of Mllltown,
Ind., Is believed to be fatally Injured, he
having sustained serious Internal Injuries.
Tha train had Just smerged from a long
tunnel west of New Albany when It struck
a detective rail. Tha smoking car was
turned completely over. Tha seriously In
Pierce Walts, treasurer of Crawford
county, Mllltown, Ind.; probably fatally.
a. H. Kunkell, Detroit, Mich.
L. M. O' Ban non, editor of ths Democrat.
Corydon, Ind. back wreched.
Jesse B. Harmon, Osorgetown, Ind.; back
wrenched and cut.
C. C. Adams, Corydon, Ind.; right shoul
N. S. Hendrick, traveling salesman; In
dianapolis; back apralned, cuta en body.
Ueoige Boulinan, traveling man, Chicago;
head cut and hurt Internally.
Benjamin Hefikebeln. New Albany, Ind.;
back bruised, bead cut.
Jesse Jones, an aged farmer, aVUey City,
Ind. ; badly bruised.
William Hanafee, fireman an angina;
bruised andr cut.
Jmm Davis, conductor! heads cut, body
C M. Rosenberger, New; Albany; bruised.
SOCIALISTS' HOLD. BALANCE
Mine Workeri Declare for Publio
Ownership of Publio Utilities.
DEMAND RELEASE OF P0UBEN
Convention Objects to Return af
Political Re fa gee from Rassla
Vat Indicates Election
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. Jan. .-After a
ten years struggle the socialists among
the membership ol ths United Mine Work
ers of Amercla have at last obtained the
balance of power In the annual national
convention, now In session here. It Is
estlmsted that 300 of the 1.400 delegates
are either active socialists or have engaged
to support measures of socialistic tendency
In the convention.
A resolution fqr the "public ownership
of public utilities," wss adopted by the
convention without a dissenting vote. In
the past the lesders have been able to
prevent the national organisation from
committing Itself to socialiatlc doctrines,
but that time is past, and President Iewls
finds a rival for his office In John Walker
of Illinois. . who Is a professed socialist.
Mr. Lewis and his supporters, the conserv
ative party In the convention, on the eve
of factional strife that threatens their re
gime, seem to have' decided that It now
would be "bad politics" to antaganlse so
strong an Influence as the socialists now
. Demand Release of Pooren.
A resolution was adopted demanding re
lease of Jan Pouren, in addition to Chris
tian Rudowics, Russian refugees in this
country, whose cases have been considered
lately, on extradition proceedings on the
part of the Russian government. The
miners demand the release of such prison
ers "because political refugees of all other
countries cast their eyes upon this as an
as))um for the oppressed."
TI.e resolutions further "demand the
abrogation of the treaty which provides
for the extradition of persona charged with
offenses against a nation where persons
so charged are not to be tried by a Jury
of their peers."
While care fs" taken by the miners'
leaders that the organisation shall not taks
definitely a socialistic course, and a reso
lution for government ownership of coal
mlnea has been defeated, nevertheless the
socialists have been successful In putting
through a resolution recommending pub
lio ownership of the "wealth producing
agencies" of the country, "which are now
In control of the predatory rich," and
that there should be a social reorganisa
tion totfie effect that each man should
receive the equivalent of the labor that
he gives to the community. This reso
lution was adopted without a dissenting
It Is authoritatively announced bv friends
of Thomas L. Lewis, president of the
United Mine Workers of America, that
the count of the ballots has proceeded far
enough to show that he has been ' re
elected by a majority of between 15.000
and 20,000 over his opponent, John Walker
Jary for Contempt Case.
After hours of dissension the convention
adopted a resolution recomendlng a modifi
cation of court procedure In regard to In
Ths convention declared no Injunction
should be issued until the employes were
notified and that contempt charges should
be heard by a Jury before another Judge.
The Mltchell-Gompers-Morrlson case,
.carrying .-a Jail sentence in the Bucks
move company injunction, war discussed
today by the millers' convention. Speeches
were made by Congressmen Wilson and
Nichols. President Lewis and others.
Test at Resolutions.
Ths resolutions on ths injunction mat
ter which caused the speeches follow:
The United Mine Workers of America
most emphatically and unreservedly pro-
ii m icuicnLTi ana mreaienea
Imprisonment of Samuel Gompers, John
Mitchell and Frank Morrison, offlcera of
the American Federation of Labor. ,
Tha action of Justice Wright In these
cases can never be regarded as giving any
degree of Justice by the mine workers of
America. We maintain that there watt
no violation of the law of the land
by our fellow workmen, and that all their
acts complained of were directly within
the rights as guaranteed to every cltlsen
of this country by our constitution and
other laws We hold that the anti-trust
law waa never intended by congress to
apply to labor unions, snd the construc
tion placed thereon by' the federal courts
Is destructive of the usefulness snd only
power of organised labor for Ha protec
tion and advancement
We further protest against the uncalled
for and extreme- bitterness of the ar
raignment of the defendants by Justice
Wright aa unparalleled In Judicial pro
ceedings in the courts of our land. We
regard hie action as a direct blow against
our individual liberties as workmen and
against our labor unions. ffe condemn
the penalties Imposed as unjust, unreason
able and shockingly excessive.
Notwithstanding juadcu Wright's denun
ciatory opinion, we maintain that the trade
unions have been,- and are. based on loy
alty to the laws of our courts, and we are
now, as ws have been In the paat, determ
ined to reseat any encroachments on our
rights as guaranteed by the constitution
Of our republic. We denounce government
by Injunction, ss sought to be enforced by
some courts, an unamorlcsn, unconstitu
tional and void. We deny the right of
courts to Issue Injunction agalnat offlcera
or members of labor organizations while
contending for their rights for alleged of
fenses not committed In the presence of
the court, without notice to the partlea
concerned. In Seeking to bring about a
condition In the Injunction law aa Inter
preted by the courts, we hsve no desire to
attack property rlghta. They must be safe
(iiarded, but there are other rights that
Should be regarded the rights of man.
We can never agree that labor organisa
tions are trusts. They are voluntary In
character and formed for the protection,
advancement and general welfare of the
land. We concede the righta of Judges to
punish for contempt offenses committed In
the presence of the court. But we most
emphatically deny the right of any court
to punish for offenses committed not in
the presence or hearing of the court, unless
the a or used la afforded a trial by a Jury of
his peers. This right of trisl by Jury Is
guaranteed to the humblest cl"ren by the
constitution of our fathers and we Insist
on our full rlghta thereunder at all times
We demsnd of congress a speedy enact
ment of a law commanding federal courts
to change their procedure In contempt and
Injunction Vases so that notice shall be
aerved on defendants In labor dlaputea and
a Jury trial afforded befors punishment is
We slso demand that all cases of con
tempt shall be heard and determined by a
Judge other than the one Issuing the writ
except when committed In the presence or
hearing of the court. We maintain that the
labor organisations are for the betterment
of workers, snd that men have a constitu
tional right to assemble together In a peace
able manner to conault and take action for
their common good.
NO VERDICT IN MARSHALL CASE
Night Rider Jary at l ilts Clly Die.
charged After Slateea Hears
UNION CITT, Tenn.. Jan. R.-After being
out for sixteen hours ths Jury In the case
of Ed Marshall, night rider, reported
this morning that they could not agree on
"Do you think you could sgree in two
dsvs. or sic anonthsr asked Judge Jones.
"No, sir," was the reply of tha foreman
and tha Jury was at onca discharged. They
stood tea for acquittal and two for ver
dict of murder la the second degree.
PILES C-TJHKD 1! TO 14 DATS.
PAZO OINTMENT guarantee ta euro any
ea of Itching. bUad, Maadiagr ar protruding
PUea In W 14 days or taooay rsXunded. IOq
Reasons Why You
Dank in Which to Deposit Your Money
I-lmt Decs use It Is strictly a Savings Bank. -
Second Because Its facilities ara arranged for your convenience.
Third Because Its line of securities Is absolutely the best
farm mortgages and municipal bonds.
Fourth Because Its long experience through all isorts of -con-dltlona
Because It la the oldest, largest and strongest Savings Bank In
Because It respectfully solicits your business.
CITY SAVINGS BANK
S, E. Corner 16th and Douglas Sis., Omaha.
NURD GRAFTER FROM WOMEN
Han Arrested in 0mah& Proven
Wholesale Heart Breaker.
B0RE0WED MONEY FROM VICTIMS
Search of Tronic In Kansas City Dis
closes Several II and red Letters
from Womii He Had
KANSAS CITT, Jan. 28. -Charles EL Nord,
arrested in Omaha and brought here today
on a charge of passing a fraudulent check,
and whose trunk was found filled with good
clothes and love letters, denied tonight that
sny woman whatever hsd sny claim on
him and Jnslsted he was heart-whole and
Two of the letters were from Chicago,
where Nord says he was In the real estate
business at 115 Dearborn street four years
When queatloned regarding the letters
somoe of which were signed "Miss Anna
Heerhold, 24S8 North Forty-fourth street,
Chlcsgo," and "Mrs. Ida M. Stern, 6ol
Madison avenue, Chicago," Nord refused lo
say anything except that they were per
sonal letters and money matters mentioned
in them were simply business transactions.
Asked regarding the letters from a woman
in Sweden, who addressed him as her hus
band and aHuded to their marriage, he re
plied a mistake had been made In the trans
mission. Nord Is about 10 years old and is
not of prepossessing appearance.
Following his return to Kansas City the
police seized Nord's trunk and In It found
several hundred letters from women In va-
J rious parts of the country. These letters,
which were made public last night. In
variably refer to Nord In terms of endear
ment, generally speak of a coming marriage
and in each case mention loans of money
alleged to have been made by the writers
The letters disclosed bear the following
signatures, among others:
"Jean Ida Bell, Haileybury, Or.t.;" "Jane,
1223 Irwin street, Pittsburg, Pa.;" "Mrs.
Ida M. Stem, 6619 Madison avenue, Chi
cago;" "Miss Anna Heerhold, 2488 North
Forty-fourth street, Irving Park, Chicago,"
and "Mary L. Berry, Savannah, 111."
One writer pleaded with the man to sell
his office furniture In Buffalo and come' to
her and marry her. Another letter read:
"We will be happy when we are married,
but, Charles, If you expect to keep my
Confidence you must square yourself In
regard to that check." The same writer In
another letter said: "I just received a
notice from the First National bank saying
that the note for $1,000 was due April 13,
and raut be paid."
SHU another writer says:
"Fortunately, dear boy, I have the loan
at hand that you ask. Of course, you hate
to ask me for It, but I am only too glad to
do you the favor." "My own dear C,"
writes another, "I was so sorry that my
brokers told me that money was so hard
to get they could not accommodate me
with the $200 you asked me for. We could
live," she added, "on the $100 a month of
mine until you get on your feet." Lter the
same writer penned this: "You will please
send the $10 at once or I shall be obliged
to bring suit."
BIG PETITION F0b"""sUFFRA6E
Women Dlstrlbatlna- Slips Walca
Will Form Plea to
NEW YORK. Jan. 38. Slips for signatures
distributed by the National Suffrage asso
ciation which will be pasted together to
form a monster petition In behalf Of the
viu fnr women are being returned by the
signers and will be recorded at national
headquarters in Washington. fc.acn or me
smaller petitions or slips contains twenty
ons names and the suffrsglsta hope to get
1,000,000 of these signatures. Judging from
the returns received so far It Is predicted
that several mission will be procured. The
petition when completed will be presented
STRICT RULE FOR LOBBYISTS
New York Jndse Declares It lalaerfal
to Ask Alderman to FaTor
NEW YORK. Jan. 28. In his chsrge
to the Jury that haa been hearing evi
dence In the suit of Edward K. Dunham
to recover $113,000 from the Hastings
Pavement company. Supreme Court Jus
tice Oreenbaum today laid down the law
that even a private talk with an alder
man requeatlng him to vote for a reso
lution In favor of a contractor Is unlaw
ful lobbying" and opposed to public
policy. Dunham sued for commissions
on city paving contracts thst he claimed
to have obtained for the defendant com
pany. PROCEEDINGS OK THE SENATE
Day Sprat la Dlsrasslaa; Omalbaa
nriBuivnTrtv fan vk The omnibus
I , ilUll... .'1 ww..
f claims bill wss before the senate during
most of the session today. Various amend
ments were offered to the measure and
acted upon, the vote on an amendment to
repeal the Tucker act, under which war
claims are sent to the court of cWUns,
being postponed untt tomorrow.
Senator Foraksr gave notice that to
morrow hs would call up his bill for re
instatement of the discharged soldiers of
the Twenty-fifth regiment, who were dis
charged without honor on account of ths
Brownsville, Tex., "shooting up," August
At 4:42 p. m. the senste adjourned.
PROCEEDINGS OP THE HOISE
Ceafereaee Report on the Ceasas Bill
Passed After Dleeaasloa.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28. Almoat the en
tire session of . tha house waa taken up
today with a dlacussion of ths conference
report on the bill providing tor the taking
of tho next census.
A lively debate ensued over a provision
granting ta tho director of- tha census the
right to have tha printing of the reports
Should Choose This
done by private concerns In case such ac
linn hniilrl hit dpenied advisable, with the
result that the supporters of the propo
sition were successful and tne report wss
t greed to.
The army appropriation bill was called
up and had been but briefly discussed when
ths house, st 4.45 p. ni adjourned.
THE BEE'S WORK APPRECIATED
Advocacy of Postofnco Adverllalne;
romtnended hy Stamp Depart
"The Bee Is doing a great service In urg
ing the postofflce department to, take up
the matter o advertising the postofflce
and its facilities for publio convenience,"
said C. C. Weaterdahl, In charge or the
atamp department of the Omaha postofflce.
"It was only yesterday that a well-informed
buslnes man came Into tho office to buy
twenty-five centa1 worth of stamps for
his private convenience. I asked him If
he wanted a book of stampa. He waa sur
prised thst stampa were sold In books
and asked to see one. It . at once struck
him as the very thing he needed. 'hy
hasn't the government sold stamps this
way long igo. It must be n new thing,
said he. When I told him that stamps
had been sold In thla form for over ten
years he was astounded, being the first
thst he had evr heard of It."
NEW DIVISION OF POLAND
Prorlnre of Chelm to Be Formed
to Become Pdrt of
ST. PETERSBURG, Jan. 28. A bill for
tho so-called "fourth partition" of Polsnd,
which separates from the kingdom of
Poland about one-third of the provinces
of Lublin and Sledlce to form the new
province of Chelm, which Is to be at
tached to Russia proper, haa been ap
proved by the cabinet and will be sub
mitted to the Duma after the present
recess The proposed province will have
a population of 726,000 and contains a
large proportion of members of Jhe Rus
sian orthodox church which have long
chafed under Polish domination.
Mrs. Ida Robb.
Mrs. Ida Robb, wife of David Robb, 1613
Corby "street, died at S o'clock yesterday
afternoon of a complication of diseases.
Mrs. Robb, who was 33 years of sge, had
lived In Omaha ssventeen years. Arrange
ments for the funeral had not been made
Rafas Henry Tiler.
KANSA8 CITY, Jan. 28. Rufus Henry
Tiler, sn -Indian scout on the plains of Kan
sas and Nebraska In the earjy '70s, died at
his home In Kansas City, Kan., today, aged
70 years. Tiler's parents were among the
earliest settlers of Beverley, Kan.
Three Great Sales
Friday Underwear Sale
Men's fl.50 Wool Underwear. . .49
Men's $1.00 Lambs' Wool Underwear
Men's 60c Ribbed Underwear. . .35
Men's 60c Fleeced Underwear. . .334
Friday Pants Sale
Men's $1.60 Pants ,
Men's $2.50 and $3.00 rants. .$1
Men's 94.00 and $4.50 Pants.. $2.45
Merc's $6, $7 and $8 Pants $3.05
Friday Shoe Sale
Men's Patent Leather Vlcl and Velour
Shoes, worth to $3.00; Friday price,
snt Leather Vlcl
)rtb to $3.00; F
Men's Fine Shoes, worth up to $5.00;
8EE OUR SHOW WINDOW.
Cor. 14th and Douglas Sts.
ere to eat
f',52! Tickets Frea at Hansons
Every parson whs laaea a sueal at Toil
Hanson's baasmant restaurant may gusas
the number who visit there during the aa.
Kvery day tho nearest guess wuts a ssm
Toll Hanson's Lunch Room
The most attractive, brightest, airless
and most economical lunch roam la Omana
Meal Book Free at
GUESS NUMBER SERVED EACH DAT
Table d'Hote D n ler
Every Sunday, and Holiday . .
Friday ig Fish Day
1411-13 Douglas St
FOLLOW THE CROWDS!
The Big Sale at,l316-1318 Far-,
nam Street Is the Talk of
CROWDS TURONO THE
STORE AT ALL HOURS.
Unprecedented7 Values in Mc:
chandise Distributed to
the Buying Public, ' "
Look and See for Yourself.
In Many Instances Goods ,Goin
at 20 Cents on the Dollar.
We wish to apologize is td pithllo fr.r
not helng ahlo to wait on th trddo tlmt
visited this large store during the ihM
forty-eight hours! Not llhstanrflii(f ' tim
many extra salespeople, there .ware. hun
dreds thst were not waited upon at all..
We did the beat we ('ould;-w'iwere.'nol tit
blame . No establishment. Iiv the.. city of
Omaha ever had the crowds Iriat vlsttel
this place In the last two days.
oahuaiivs u.vu wwl -;..'., . .
Pcsltlvely the greatest aale ever hell ly
any Omaha retail store" The gonils Irr many
Instances are marked 'less titan unehnlf
their cost. We have thousands f. dollar.
of goods left, and we want to say In all
sincerity thst you do yourself a great
Injustice If you flo not tX least call and
aee what we have to utfer, no matter
whether you wish to purchase or not. It
Is a good Idea to keep In touch with shIos
of tht.i kind, so you may kno l)ie ' best
places to buy. Very often a person gets
In the rut, trades at one stand, and .very
often others undersell the saiun institu
tion. A FEW-rrtlCKfl: .
Hero are some great eye openers. Lucky
were the people that got here on the
opening day; on all' sides were expres
sions that were (ratifying. People never
realized such good values- wotttd be dis
tributed. To give you a few Instances, we
are snowing mens an woor 'suits, al
though mainly small sizes In fine woolens,
worth fit. 00, in many Instances $17.60,
an it ona once, ii.ih men s neavAr nvm-
coats, $17.60 values, (2 Inches long, for
$4.98; men's $22. B0 suits air raises, tit
hard and soft weaves, elegantly made,
only $6.98; all our. Won brand sri'rts that
sold up to $2.00, coat stylo, and -cuTfs at
tached, 89c; men' fine dress trousers, all
worsteds, $2.98; $2.00 shirts, C8ci 11 00
dress shirts, cuffs attached, v-;- $1.00
suspenders, silk woven, these we. sold dur
ing the holidays for one dolVsD, now. 2fto;
all we ask Is for you to call, -The sale
will end on Feb. (th, .those thst get
here early reap the harvesU- Now all we
ask Ib for you to call. -LADIES'
GOODS. . ,;
These roods comnrlae at Lena Costa. Fur
Lined Coats, Covert Jackets. Voiles, Silk
Underskirts, etc. - They ara -all -going at
less than twenty cents on the dollar, in,
other words, one-fifth, their real value..
REMEMBER. THE PLACE
The sale Is at 1111-1311 Jrnam Si.
Look for the large red signs, w
SUITS TO ORDER
This sale Is sending from our store
hundreds or satlsried customers
Satisfied with the goods, the fit, the
workmanship and satisfied they get
Just the value we advertise. t
This is a general "clean up" sale to
make room for Spring goods. And it
enables us to keep our workmen busy
during what is usually a tailor's dull
The goods we offer are fine In
quality; absolutely fast In color; all
wool and comprise the newest shades
of browns, grays, olives anil greens.
fBO Suits and Overcoats to
$40 Suits and Overcoats to
935 Suits and Overcoats to
order 820.00 ...
$30 Suits and Overcoats to
order '...$15 00
We guarantee a perfect fit.-
Tailoring Co.' '
804-806 South 16th Street. '
Near J 6th & Farnanl Sts. ' ,
TWENTIETH CENTURY fARWEH
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1CATXXZB IATUBOAT . ., ,
The Jtenry Killer Associate Flayers ln-ri
"The Servant in tha Houne.,l
OBXITOsT CZ.ABX-X, OX.AT OX.asCsTaTT
AID GAEAT CAST. . .
funds?, Monday. Tuesday, 'Wednesday
i atatlaee Wednesday.
Tae Bmtaeat Comsdlaa
TIM MURPHY .''
Za atle Oosnedy,. -
FCRXJ Gr Theater
TOsTXOsTT BALAaCa Or.WIH i
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Bomaaoe of ths Southern lalns '
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TBBATI A XXLLXOBAtaa ' TBf.
CBBIOXCTOZt J ' '
Matinee ever day, tiM. Bresy augat fill
Jfrsuklyn Underwood 4 .Cy.. 'I fie Mill
msn Trio, Joly VloUtla, Lee Filler,
tine riu (.ainpDeji, ptMvn. ,arui Aiauey,
Koeley Brotliera, tylnodruijia. ( Prtces 10c.
ic, 60c. ' '
Fbeosa: Doug iiD;ind. A-teUt
The Charming Comedy
Beat aeay "WTBB'g UMTS. ' '
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