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THE OMAHA SUNDAY REK: FEBftUAKY 21. 1909.
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CLEAN SWEEP" SALE
We have carefully gone over our stocks, and find that we have a number of individual
pieces, and in some cases 3 or 4 pieces, of different lots that we MUST CLOSE OUT in order to
make room for our spring1 stocks. It is IMPERATIVE that we move these goods at once, and
offer them to you AT LESS than wholesale price.
M THE CITY
Made of eolld oak, t
large eay sliding
drawer, best of cnn-
f IS 60
Clean Swiei Iroa
Clean 8wrp of
1S. 00 dreesers, fo
go at . ..
to at . ...
$10 iron bade,
heavy, go at..
fit Iron beda,
massive, go at
Cltai Sweep of Parlor Salts
ttl. 00 parlor aulta, l-pc
velour, go at 919.50
140.00 parlor aulta, l-pc.
chaaa leather, go at. 930.00
III t-po. valour parlor
aulta go at 917.50
$65.00 l-pc. parlor aulta, go
BOSS DOUGH MIXERS UNI UP
Twenty-Three Owners of Bakeries
Sign a Charter Liat.
TO BE STATE-WIDE IN SCOPE
Organised Work Considered Neeeaaarjf
to Protect and Fartker tke
browing Interests of tfce
iuxter bakers of Omaha and South
Omaha have organ lied an association with
- twenty-three charter members and will
hold a general meeting at the Paxton hotel
March I, when the association will probably
become atate wide, aa Iowa and other
itates near have well organised associa
tions of master bakera.
. Charles Ortman la presldent--of the new
organisation ; T. F. Mulligan, vice presi
dent, and F. E. Bonne, secretary.
The call to the bakers of Omaha to at-
tend the meeting at the Paxton hotel and
giving notice of the organisation, aays:
. It Is understood here In Omaha that the
sentiment prevails throughout the atate to
"bring about a Nebraska, State association.
Many expressions to this eftect have
reached us from over the atate. Aa master
bakers, moat of us have come to realise
that we have many Interests In common
which can be met only through organised
effort. By co-operation we can enlarge the
possibilities of every baker in the busi
ness and thua Increase the opportunities of
every baker la the atate.
Feeling that the atate looks to Omaha
to take the Initiative, we or Omaha deslie
to show an appreciation of our duty and of
our sentiment, and hereby call a gathering
of the bakera of Nebraska to Join with us
at Omaha on March t and I In an effort
to launch a atate association. Tour sup
port la very earnestly requested and more
than all else It is urged that you be pres
tat In person. With good attendance
(ranted, our auccesa la assured.
The movement Is by no meana a new
, departure. East of us tha state associa
tions are accomplishing big things. A few
weeka ago Kansaa organised with only
forty charter members, but since then ep-
. plications for membership have been com
ing In from all parta of Kansaa. Iowa and
Mtaseurl are strong, and even the young
tate of . Oklahoma is ahead of us with a
good association. We may be last, but
shall we be least T
RECEPTION T0 NEIDLINGER
Hur Onakt afnslelnns Assemble to
Great tke Noted Com-
A reception waa given Friday evening at
the Motel Loyal In honor of W. H. Neld
Unger, the noted aong writer of New Tork,
by his old friend, R. E. Sunderland. The
affair waa In tha nature of a atag social
and amoker, tha guests comprising some,
thirty or mora of the leading muslo teach
era of Omaha.
Mr. Neldltnger was a number of years
Instant Relief, Permanent Cur Trial
Packairo Mailed Free to All
in Plain Wrapper,
We want every man and woman Buffer
ing from the excruciating torture of pllea
to Just send their name and sddrees to ua
and get by return mall a, free trial pack
age of the moat effective and positive cure
over known for thla disease. Pyramid Pile
The way to prove what thla great rem
edy will do In your own caae, la to Just
fill out free coupon and aend to us and
you will get by return mall a free trial
treatment of Pyramid Pile Cure.
Then after you have proven to yourself
what It can do, you will go to tha druggist
and get a 90 sent boa.
Don't undergo an operation. Operations
are rarely n uooesa and ofter lend to ter
rible consequences. Pyramid Pile Cure re
duces nil Inflammation, makes congestion.
Irritation, Itching, sores and ulcers disap
pear, and the pilea simply quit.
For sale at all drug stores nt 80 cents a
PRKK PACKAOE COUPON
Fill out the blank linea below with
your name and add rem, cut out cou
pon and mail to the PYRAMID DRUG
COM PA N I, 164 Pyramid bidg., Mar
shall. Mich. A trial package Of tha
greet Pyramid Pile Cure will then bo
eent you at once by mall, FRi.it, In
, City and Bute
Vi isiislei to sirs
job from 40 to 50
W find that we have a number of Iron
hut. t I ., V. . 1 n
UVM. VI T .It'll WT I IO C V ' 1 1 I J UIIQ VI I "
In atock, and these we will cloaa out at
your own figure.
u An is. 10 'CO QC
bed, during this
Clean Sweep Couches
$11.60 valour couchee, go
III. 00 velour coucbea, go
117.10 chaaa leather
couches, go at...t.BO
$16.00 couchea, chase
leather, no at...S13.T5
140.00 genuine leather
couchea, go at..Bai.60
Clean Swaap Bed
$3 5. 00 ted davenports, go
$46.00 chase leather,
bed davenports, go
160.00 chaaa leather bed
davenport, go at.99e.70
$76.00 leather daven
ports, go at. . ..B3S.60
1313 MT-10 FAR NAM ST.
"t STOKn AT'I IQUABI AX.Ii OTEJS."
ago the leader of the Mozart quartet of
Omaha, of which H. E. Sunderland and
Fred J. Adams, who were present at Fri
day evening's reception are the only mem
bers now in the city.
Mr. Neldllnger now devotes about half
hla time to aong composition and the other
half to his voice culture school in New
He returned to his home In New Tork
Friday evening after the close of tho re
ception. ' .
SUNDRY CIVIlIiLL TAKEN UP
Measnre Contains Nnmber of Items
Whlck Aro of Interest to
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20.-(Speclal Tel
egram.) The house committee' on appro
priations today reported the sundry civil
bill, the big money bill of congress. In
dicating that every effort will be made
to pass It before the middle of next week.
But two or three other money bills re
main, for . consideration on the part of
the house,,, the general deficiency bill be
ing now under consideration by the com
mittee on appropriations and H is under
stood will be reported next week.
There waa n feeling some weeka ago
that President Roosevelt might veto the
sundry ilvll bill ahould It fall to make
provision for the secret service of the
Treasury department, but that feeling
has ' been dissipated and it is now gen
erally thought that the sundry civil bill,
which carries nearly 1140,000,000, closing
up especially necessary things for the
continuation of the governmental depart
ments, will be passed aa early as possi
ble and get to the president long before
the rush of bills during the final days
of congreea begins
low and Nebraska Items.
The bill reported today provides for
continuing the work on a large number of
new publlo buildings In Nebraska, Iowa,
South Dakota and Wyoming, the follow-,
ing being tho definite amounts aet apart
for this work during the fiscal year 1910:
Ames, la., for a site and completion of
building under the present limit, $36,000;
Beatrice, Neb., for the completion of the
extension, remodeling or Improvement of
a building, 130,000; Cedar Rapids, la., (or
additional land for enlargement, $10,000; for
rent of temporary quarters at Cedar Rap
ids, la., $4,600; Columbua, Neb., for com
pletion of building, (46,000; Council Bluffs,
for additional land and to continue enlarge
ment, 140,000; Davenport,: la., for addi
tional land, 146,000; Decorah, la, for com
pletion of building, 146,000; Dea Motnea, la.,
for completion of building, $125,000; Esther
vlile, la, for completion of building, 146,000;
Falrbury, Neb, for site and completion,
$35,000; Fort Dodge, la., for completion and
enlargement, 1105.000; Fremont, Neb., for
completion and enlargement, $36,000; Grand
Island, Neb., for completion of building,
$46,000; Holdrege, Neb,, for site and con
tinuation of building under riresent limits,
$60,000; Kearney, Neb., for site and con
tinuation, $46,000; Lander, Wyo., for con
tinuation under present limits, 150,000; Lead,
S. D., for site and continuation, 130,000;
Mason City, la, for site and completion,
$60,000; Mitchell, S. D., for site and com
pletion of building, 136,000; North Platte,
Neb., for site, etc., $80,000; Ottumwa, la.,
for continuation of building, $26,000; Platts
mouth. Neb. for completion of building,
$36,000; Shenandoah, la, for completion of
building, $50,000; Sioux Falls, S. D., for com
pletion of enlargement and remodeling of
building, $80,000; Watertown. S. D., for alte
and completion, $3,000; Tork, Neb., for
completion of building, $16,000; for building
reeervoirs on timber reservation of Fort
Meade, 8. D.. for improving water and for
construction of a pipe line to bring water
down by gravity to the post mains, 1100,000;
Battle Mountain sanitarium. Hot Springs,
8. D for nursiry cottage, $16,000.
BANQUET PYTHIAN VETERANS
Forty of tko Old-Tlmera of tko Order
Meet In Anneal ACalr at
About forty veterans of the Pythian order
participated in tha twelfth annual banquet
of the Pythian Veteran association In the
main dining hall of the Hotel Loyal Friday
evening, the occasion being also the forty
flrst anniversary of the founding of the
order of the Knights of Pythlaa
The Pythian Veteran association la a
atate organisation with a membership from
all porta of the atate of men who have
been members of the Knights of Pythias
In good standing for over twenty year a
John Q. Goes, of Bellevue, who has been a
member of the order since Its foundation
In Ut la president. E. E. French, secre
tary, and Mel H. Hoerner, treasurer.
The veteran John Q. Goes, now In his
17th year, waa toastmaster. After a dis
posal of the substantial featurea of the feast
the evening wss given over to a pow wow
under the program notation of. "Heap
Talk.", by the ' veteran warriors of the
shrine cf "Man-Afrald-of-Hls Tongue."
President Goss delivered his annual address
and called upon various members for re
sponses to Pythlar sentiments. Grand
On a hiu of
$80, fifty casta
par week or $2
On a bill of
fl.85 parMade of aold 0k
or S par heavily constructed
rra very roomy.
French bevel plate
11.15 wood Beet
$1.76 cane aeat chairs,
12.16 dining .room
chalra, at ....91.10
15.00 dining room
chalra, at 99.84
Clen Snip ofCarB8ts,Sgt
60c Ingrain carpets, per ;
too all wool and Ingrain
carpeta, at 49a
11.10 bruaael carpeta, per
$7.60 Ingrain ruga 99.TS
116.60 brussel ruga. .. .98.78
Chancellor John C. Cleland of Fremont
a "Word From the Youngest Recruit." Past
Chancellor K. V. Cunningham discussed
tha proposition of "A Knight for a Day."
W. T. Denney, another past chancellor,
told "An Old Story that is Always New."
The sentiment, "A Veteran The Old Guard
of Pythtonlsm," was to have been re
sponded to by Past Grand Chancellor W.
8. Leyda, but illness prevented his being
present and Judge W. W. Slabaugh made
the response to the toast. Past Chancellor
U. B. Balcombe gave a gastronomlo con
fession in telling of "The Veteran's First
Dinner." Past Chancellor Os S. Wood
made a happy comparison of the "Kplghts
of '69 and '09," and the talkfetit closed with
Frank J. Kelley's conception of how true
"Friendship Is the Cornerstone of Life."...
The menu waa one of the best yet given
for a banquet occasion by th Loyal. The
tables were resplendent with , flowers and
The. committee In charge of the affair
consisted of J. M. Macfarland, M. H.
Hoerner and E. E. French.
BAN PLACED 0N CIGARETTES
oatk Dakota House Passes Bill
PIERRE, S. D Feb. 90.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) The house gave the devotees 1 pf
the TKf fin - nail - a jar this afternoon by
passing the bill absolutely prohibiting them
in the state with but four dissenting votes,
all of them being Russians. This will put
it up to the aenate to again vote on a
house "moral" bill.
The house refused to accept the aenate
amendment to the anti-treat bill, and It
goes to a conference for doctoring In such
a manner that both houses will accept It.
The Hlghmore Inebriate asylum bill is re
ported to have been postponed to the 6th
of March by the house state affairs com
mittee, and they will consider It while In
Hlghmore on their way home on that day,
if the train stops long enough.
The house appropriations committee has
decided that the state cannot stand the
expense of an Immigration ' department,
and will ao report to the house.
The senate Insurance committee doea not
appear to be able to get the houae bill
abolishing insurance statement publications
Into sufficient working order to get it out
on the floor. -
The house committee hss reported favor
ably on all of the Dillon civil aervlca bills
from the senate and they will no doubt be
enacted at this session.
In the eenete the negotiable Instrument
bill, which haa passed that body several
times and alwaya fell down in the house,
was the main question at Issue and passed
after having been amended by Byrne and
Dillon, who opposed portions of It. Its
supporters were Ewart and Rates.
The house passed two bills, one creating
the county of Corson out of that part of
tha Standing Rock reservation In thla
atate, and the countiea of Nash, Todd and
Sherard, In the southern part of the state,
wiping out Meyer county.
W00LDRIDGE AGAIN ON CARPET
Hontane Officer Glveo Exklkltlon of
Inknman Treatment of Help
less Prisoner nt Jail.
Humane Officer H. L. Wooldrtdge of the
Omaha Police department will be on the
carpet again before the police board on
charges reported by Police Captain Mostyn
This time the humane officer Is up for
abusing an intoxicated prisoner whom he
was searching at the police station. Woold
ridge was temporarily detailed for duty at
the police atation Friday to take the place
of one of the regular officers on duty with
the patrol wagon.
Lurching and pushing away from tha
officer aa any drunken man would do, the
man who waa being searched by Woold
rldge after Just being arrested and before
being locked up. waa deliberately struck
severe blow on the head by that officer,
The helpless prisoner fell to the floor
rendered unconscious for about twenty
Captain Mostyn immediately relieved
Wooldrtdge from hla special assignment and
with a terae reprimand sent the officer
away to attend to bis other duties.
FOUNDLING 0N DOOR STEP
Stray Bakr Is Left for Stranger to
Cnra For and Ho
A t-monthe-old baby was found on the
front doorstep of O. W. Butts, 801 Worth
Irgton avenue, at midnight Friday. Mr.
Butta had gone down to the basement to
fix the furnace, when he beard the door
bell ring. He hurried to the door and found
the child laying there. A note waa at
tached to the clothing of tho babe asking
that It be not 'sent to an orphanage, but
that a good home be found for It. Mr.
Butta decided to comply with the request.
There was no marks about the foundling
or Its clothing that would give a clue to
its parents' Identity, ''
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CREEK RILLS TO SAVE SELF
John Mainredii Tries to Excuse Mux
dr of Policeman.
OFFICER ED L0WERT VICTIM
Police Had Been Wateklaar tko Mm
Wit, whs Wife In Greere, Per
' slated In Attentions to
John Masuredls, who killed Officer Ed
ward ' IvOWery of Bouth Omaha Friday
night waa . identified In the county
jail Saturday morning by N. J. Mandannla,
a contractor for the Vnlon Pacific, who has
known tho prisoner several years. Mandan
nls wst the only msn to whom Masuredls
would talk. He has a tale, of self-defense
"I took the revolver out of my pocket
and was gnlng to throw it away." declared
Masuredls. "I did not want to be fined for
carrying concealed weapons. The police
man thought' I was going to shoot at him
and ha fired at me, hitting me In the
breast. Then 1 fired at him to save my
self. . He then shot at me again, hitting me
In the leg.
"I did not Intend to kill him."
The South Omaha police had kept their
eyea on Masuredls ever since he returned
to Omaha from Kansaa City two weeks
ago. They saw him In the company of the
girl, Lllll Breese. That young woman was
arrested some time ago, It is said, and It la
declared aha la not IS years old, but 17.
Masuredls repeated to hla friend Mandan
nla his story that ha went to see tha girl
to learn English and asserted that ha had
a primer In his pocket as ' well aa the revolver.-
Masuredls - has been in America
three .and one-half years, coming here from
Measenla, Greece, where ho haa a wife and
one son about 6 years old. He first went to
Sunrise, Wyo., where his brother Gust was
at the time. Later the two came to South
Omaha and opened a confectionery and
grocery. This was sold Borne montha ago
and Gust Masuredls went to Alexandria,
Egypt, where he now Is. Tha man who
shot the policeman went to Kansaa City.
No one oould get a word out of tha pris
oner, whose wounds are not serious, save
his fellow countryman. To jail officials,
the sheriff and newspaper rnen he refused
to answer, although he can talk English a
little and must have understood the ques
tions addressed him. He submitted to be
ing photographed without protest.
Story of tho Mnrder.
Officer Lowery was shot and Instantly
killed by Masuredls at five minutes be
fore 12 o'clock Friday night at the corner
of -Twenty-fourth and N streets. Lowery
had gone up to the room where the girl,
Ulll Breese lived to arrest Masuredls for
vagrancy. He found him and the girl
there and brought them downstairs and out
on the street It was then that Masuredls
pulled his gun and fired at the policeman.
He shot twice, tho bullets striking Lowery
In the right leg and left aide. The bullet in
the side severed the mesenteric artery and
the policeman bled to death In leas than
five minutes In Reliefer's drug store,
whither ho waa carried.'
Masuredls ran around a street car and
then back to tho staircase and up again
to the girl's room. Here Officer Harder
found v him hiding under the bed. Harder
dragged him out and then the Greek showed
tight and reached for his gun. The officer
lost no time In applying hla club, knocking
the man out tha first blow. The chief of
police and four other officers were called
frcm the drug atore and kept a large crowd
of angry men back who ahouted. "Hang
Mm! . Hang . him!:... Further than, these
sl'tuta there .was no disorder, except that
the men crowded around the prisoner yell
ing all the way to the jail. There Dr.
Koenig, who had attended Officer Lowery
during hla dying moments, examined tha
Greek and discovered his wounds.
Mra Lowery had arrived at tha drug atore
within a few minutes after tha ahoot
lng, but not in time to bid farewell to
one of tho bravest, kindliest officers on
tha force. Her grief waa most pitiful
and '-"the effect on the Immense crowd
waa maddening, .
Girl Telia Story.
The girl who waa accompanying the
Greek made no effort to eacape and was
making her way aobblng toward her room
when she was detained and taken to the
police atation. There aha told the . first
story of the shooting..
Sho said; 'I waa teaching the man to
speak English. He came to my rooms
evenlnga to learn wbat he could. Mrs.
Haynea called the officer and when he
came, in the prisoner waa aeated on the
edge , ef tha bed and we were talking.
The - officer said, .'Aha, I want you,' to
tho Greek. Then he told me to get ready
to go to the police station. I wsnt, for
the officer told me I could come right
back again. When wa got opposite the
car uaed for a ahop I waa ahead. I heard
tha officer aay, 'None of that now,' and
then heard two shots. I don't know who
shot first. ' Both were shooting. The man
dove under the car and the officer fired
one ahot after him, and then aank to hla
knees. The Greek then got up and
Tho woman Is small, of dark com
plexion, sharp-witted and apparently
frank In her story. The police will
not hold her except as a witness. She
was placed in a cell for the night.
Mok Tkreatene Revenge,
There was much trouble before Masuredls
waa safely lodged In the Douglas county
jail. Frcm the South Omaha lockup he waa
was taken a little past midnight to the
South Omaha hospital. Five hundred men
howling for the Qreex's blood had sur
rounded the jail, but made no overt effort
to get him when he was hustled Into an
ambulance guarded by the chief of police
and aa many men as that official could
The mob was told that Masuredls had
been shot and that hla chances of recovery
were small. Thla had for a time a mollify
lng effect, but while he was In the hospital
the newa of the murder waa apread over
Bouth Omaha as fast as only a tale of
murder can travel. The officers had word
of the spirit of mob vengeance now aurgtng
higher and higher.
They then determined to bring Masuredls
to Omaha. He wss replaced in the ambu
lance and the drive begun. A roundabout
way waa pursued In order to deceive any
Officer Lowery had been on tha force
tor a number of years. His residence wss
at Twenty-fourth and K atreeta He la
survived by a wire and three children.
The oldest Is Miss Katheiine Lowery, a
atudent at the State university. A son
of 17 named Vance la well known In South
Omaha, a hustling, msnly fellow. There
Is a younger child. No arrangements could
be made for anything last night.
FOUND DEAD IN BATH ROOM
W. D. Smith of Chicago Bxplrea
front Heart Fallnro or
W. D. Smith, an Adams Express messen
ger, running between here and Chicago,
was found dead In the bath tub at tbf resi
dence of Joe Walsh, his boarding house,
tulg South Tenth street, about I o'clock last
Smith made his boons In Chicago, He ar-
rived here about 1:60 o'clock yesterday aft
ernoon and went at once to hla room.
At 7: o clock he went to the bath room
and remained there ao Inn hla friend. v,
came uneasy and Investigated. He was
found dead, his head under the water. It
Is thought that death was caused from
either heart disease or aooDlexv. Carnn.r
Heafey will hold an Inquest.
Bmlth was married and had two children.
OMAHA SELLS UNCLE SAM FOOD
Potatoes til Onions for the"" Army
will. Com from This
Bids were ODeneri fluturriav
the office of Lieutenant Colonel F. F. East
man, purchasing commissary United States
army, for 10,000 pounds of potatoes and 12,000
pounds of onions for the use of the troops
in tne Department of the Missouri The
bidders were all Omaha parties.
The two army pack trains recently em
ployed In Cuba by the American army have
been received at Fort Riley. The pack
trains hitherto at Fort Riley will go to
Fort Robinson, Neb., and the pock train
at Fort Robinson will be sent to Fort
Meade, where practical Instructions in pack
mule train work will be given at the aev
The appropriation of 1100,000 for Improve
ment of the water worka system at Fort
Meade, S. D., win result In giving that
root one of the beet water auppllea in the
country. At present Fort Meade haa been
Insufficiently supplied with water from
Plurals, 8. P., and the supply haa at no
time been satisfactory. Under the proposed
arrangement Fort Meade will now be sup
plied with water from a fine stream head
ing in what Is known as Dead Man'a gulch
in tho foot hills about four miles north
of the fort. The water will be piped from
reservoirs tiere to the post by gravity
pressure, which will give all the pressure
needed at the post for all purposes.
CHANCE FOR THE BALDHEADS
Someone Haa Given a Fifty Dollar
Wig for tho Elks'
A ISO man's wig or toupe is one of the
prises which will be given at the Elks'
fair and arry McClure Is already preparing
to win the prise, aa are alao some of the
other bald-patera who belong to tho lodge.
An effort will also be made to secure
aome of the hunting outflta which Presi
dent Roosevelt is to take with him to the
wilds of Africa when he goes after March
4. The club haa been disappointed in sev
eral matters of late, one being the failure
to secure the glastlcutses from the city
hall, and tha other was the decision of
Patrick esfey not to run for mayor. The
fact that the Cinderrella ball. In all Ha
grandeur, will be reproduced under the
breaks up Colds and
There's nothing so bad for tha Orlp as
neglect, there's nothing so good for
the Grip as "Seventy-seven."
If you take It In time, you eacape
the Influenza, Catarrh, pains and sore
ness la tbe Head. Chest and Back, the
Cough, Sore Throat, General Prostra
tion and Fever. "Seventy-seven" al
ways gives satisfaction.
All Drug Stores, J 6c. or mailed.
Kaiapkxeya' Xemee, BCeaiotaa Co Oor.
WlUlaaa onA Am Streets, How York.
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1510 DOTJGIAS ST.
WOMEN'S OUTFITTERS EXCLUSIVELY
New Spring Suits
direction of Prof. Chambers la also excit
ing considerable notice.
REAL THING IN SNOWSTORM
Recollections of an Bnsllsk Blissard
tkat Pat Forty Feet of Snow
The mogul englnea which were stalled in
the recent blissard out west do not appear
to be. worthy successors of a certain. Her
cules engine which cut a noble . figure In
the English blissard of 1836.
-To appreciate tha role played by tha Her
cules some Idea must be given of the effect
Of the storm on other methods of travel.
Fourteen mall coaches were abandoned on
aa many roads. Another was dug out of
drifts five ttmea between Exeter and Lon
Another waa burled so deep that it took
300 men, principally aappera and ' miners,
several hours to make a passage to the
coach and rescue tha mails and passengers.
while near Chatham the anow lay to a
depth of thirty or forty feet, the military
being turned, out to the number of too to
clear tho way.
In London the drifts were ten feet deep
and hundreds of men and carta were em
ployed hauling the anow out to tho fields
In the suburbs. The markets were In a bad
way. One day only four atall holders were
abke to reach a main market. Greene, which
a tew daya before the storm were being
sold for I pence a bunch at market, now
fetched from lOd to Is., turnips, carrots
and celery becoming equally dear; while
Id handful of parsley realised la td, and
the happy possessor of a bunch which he
had previously purchased for 9d realised
for his prise no less a a sum than 3
Amid all thla confualon the pioneer rail
ways covered themselves with glory by
running trains almost without Interruption.
There was a deep cutting on one line where
the snow had drifted badly and, according
to the Queen, great numbers of people
turned out to aea how tha Hercutea engine
would get along. They Imagined, of course,
that it would bo stopped, but to their aa-
tonlshment the engine dashed right Into
the drift, "olearing Ita way right through
apparently without the slightest difficulty,
the anow at the aame time flying over the
top of the engine chimney like foam from
the broken wavea of a violent aea, ana
notwithstanding obstructions the train
came down from Greenhead (twenty miles)
in one hour and a quarter." New York
CHILD SAVING FUND OFFICE
Headquarter for Balldlnar Committee
Wall Bo In Hotel Rome Money
Comes ia Fnst, .
Acting under the direction of the beard
of trustees of the Child Saving Institute,
the building committee, of which Rome
Miller is chairman, has opened headquarters
at the Hotel Rome, room 10, parlor floor,
from where the active campaign work will
be conducted for the raising of the 175,000
building fund fcr tbe proposed new Child
A. W. Clark, tha founder and superintend
ent of the Institute, reports the receipt of
teveral liberal subscriptions . during the
week, together with the donation of I2S.000
already mentioned as made by George A
MEYERS GUARD APPLAUDED
Make Satisfactory Trip Dnrlnsj
Crowded Portion of tko
The Meyers safety guard device is. being
given a thorough try .out by the Omaha A
Council Bluffs Street Railway company,
being attached to a car which la making
regular trips. Two complete trips were
made on the Benson-Albright line Friday
afternoon, tha car being la charge of a
motorman and conductor who had not aeen
the device before and from the start to the
finish there waa not a mishap of any kind.
Ttie device worked with ease and rs-eclsion,
although tha second trip of .tha oar waa a
severe trial for tbe paleot, aa the car was
crowded from one end of the Journey to
the other and there waa said to bays boon
AS the spring season advances our
superb showing of women's correct
spring attire becomes more charmingly
replete with all the latest conceptions of
the fashionable world.
THIS exquisite assemblage impres-,
sively reveals a rare collection of artistic
garments for every occasion, some beau
tifully elaborate, others strikingly simple
yet distinct in every way from previous
It Is a Ple&sure to Show
Our New Spring Suits
BECAUSE We have laid plana for the
spring that will make this the great
; ' est and most popular suit house for
women in the middle west. '
. . if
BECAUSE We have purchased so far
in advance and with such care that
we have prepared a line of suits that
cannot be duplicated at the prices' we
Monday's Special Prices . "
' $25.00, $35.00. $45.00, $55.00
New Designs In Skirts
Made of broadcloths, serges', Pana
mas, striped satin cloths and taffeta, in
the models most approved for wear with
the separate coats and short waists. Some
are made with Empire top these, when
worn with' a blouse to match,' have the
effect of a gown. They are shown in all
the staple colors and new spring shades.
Prices $8.75 to $25.00
no Instance where the guard made Itself
an annoyance. -
NO APPENDIX AT' THE FEAST
Unlqoe Compliment to Saracen by
tko Fellows Ho Cut
One hundred and twenty-five professional
gentlemen, tha flower of Philadelphia, each
of them relieved of his vermlfqrm appendix
through the skill of a brother surgeon are
to give a dinper In his honor. Some thirty
or forty appendlxless residents of outlying
provlnc.es are to Join the professionals In
celebrating their Immunity from stomach
ache and In toasting their deliverer. It lu
not known that thla genlua of tha knife 1'
himself minus an appendix, but presum
ably he Is; at any rate,, with such'as atrlng
of appendlxea to his credit he will be In
What a delightful exchange of wit. pleas
antry and scientific Information la made
possible by this gathering. What mutual
recollections will be reviewed; what aim- ,
llarltlea of symptoms will bo discussed,
what oherlshed memories of happy hospital
days will arise. Who knows but that thla
dinner may bring together such a concen
tration of Ideas on a single subject as to
lead to new discoveries relating to the ver
miform appendix? Already It Is evident
that the Idea of . appendix dinners will ,
spread. Every community will have one; '
and if appendix dinners, why not others?
Tho possibilities of scientific dleousolon are
limited. Washington Post.
Too Cold for Zek to Work. .
"Zeke," drawled tho old farmer, as he
thawed out his whiskers, "I want yeouw
to go down to the woodpile and. chop up
some kindling." '
B-r-r!" exclaimed Zeke, as he blew hla
fingers, "It's too oold."
Wall, then, go over to the barnyard
and milk the cows."
"Can't, pap. Honest. I'm freexlng."
"H m! How about cleaning the anow off
"Yeouwll have to excuse me, pap; my
fingers are just like Icicles."
The old farmer waa thoughtful.
"Wall, all right, aon," he said, slowly.
It shan't be said that I allowed any of my
tuuuioii w ei iroxiDiuen oy working In
freexlng weather. What be yeou going to
do now? Sit by tha kitchen fire and warm
yeour nanus 7
, Zeke grinned sheepishly.
No, pap, I m going down to the lake
and flah for pickerel through the In '
Chlcagi Newa. .
Let The Bee Want Ads do the work for
A Lady Will Seed Frti tt Abj Sufferer
Ibi Secret Which , .
Vrnm nhlMkAAil T .... .
k.. "ii . V V mm amrmumma ana
Hiiwoiivma iruwin IJI
hair on my fac and armi. I triad all
nm appuaioneH, powders, liquid, craanis
.. w,...,,, , uv-vii aivjsa-.reaiiuna i ever nrard
of. only to make It wotm. For weeks 1
lirrVrnrl than .lsuiciU nAA.4lA tf l...1 L. . i
novii iu liocuiv IfllllUUl W I " a
rid of my blemish. I spent a great dea
of money on various things In vsln. unf I
a friend recommended a simple prepara
tion which succeeded where all alao failed.
This simple remedy enabled me ner.
f"unw.Vn""d T" '"'' 'rom tEc.
-f unwelcome nalr, and forever end n.v
n?,f "rd P-'vtely at borne? with!
. "" r Diemisn. It makes the
I X .". ? '"""r' ""nectary '
1 vTUI u" detail full particulars to
enable any other sufferer 1?!. the
same happy n-eults aa I did All I ask
two-rant stomp for reply. Add "ss
t arollne Osgood, m 1. OlA c ut
Provldeaoa, &. L '
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