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THE OMAHA KUXDAY BKK: MAY
Bell Dong, til
Dim. lad. A-1S41
Special Sale of Fine Table Cloths
Monday " at Half Price
Ian f 1 2 . ( j 0 fino Satin DntnaBk Table Cloths,
Rite 214x2,, In this rale 16.00 rath.
Two $17.50 fine Satin Damask Table Cloths,
size 2 4x4 yards. In this sale $8.75 each.
Onr $20.no fine Satin Damask Table Cloth,
size 2 1-4x4 yards. In this Bale $J0.00 each.
Five $a.00 fine Table Cloths, size 2x2 4
yards. In this sale $2.50 each.
Four $10.00 fine Satin Damask Table Cloths,
else 2x2 '4 yards, in this sale $5.00 each.
Four $10.00 fine Satin Damask Table Cloths,
iir.e 2x3 yards, in this sale $5.00 each.
Five $8.75 fine 8atln Damask Table Cloths,
size 2x2 yards, in this sale $4.38 each.
One $25.00 fine Satin Damask Table Cloth,
sl7.e 2x4 yards, In this sale $12.50 each.
Thrift $15.00 fine Satin Damask Table
Cloths, size 2Hx34 yards. In this sale $7.b0
Three $4.00 fine Table Cloths, aize 2x2
yards, in this Rale $2.00 each.
Three $15.00 fine Satin Damask TabH
Cloths, size 24x4 yards, in this sale $10.00
Big Sale of White Waisting
andj Fine Madras Econ
omy Basement, Monday.
Monday morning we will plate
on Special Sale 3,000 yards of
36lnch White Waintlng and Mad
ras In all lengths from 2 to 15
yards. Your choice Monday only
5c per yard.
Special Sale of
0 dozen Turk
ish Wash Clotlis,
in tliis snle 1 cent
Special Sale of
i0 dozen 10 cent
Scrub Clotlis, in
this snlo, at, 5c
Special Sale of
oi) dozen 8'ac
Knit Dish Cloths,
in this sale, at, 5
Exclusive Styles in Skirts
Made to Your Special
There are more nioiTelM ready
now I bun ever hefore. There are
special point of excellence about
these lliHii-tai Inred skirts better
workmanship more careful finish
unci exclusive style. 'I loose any
material in color or black and we
will make It lo your special meas
ure at small com.
Grand Sale of Millinery Monday
Bcaoitiful Hais worth up C f
$15.00 at each . ,. . vpvP.Vl
Thi oppoitiiiie .sale includes about two hundred beautiful trimmed hats
in black aud colors; all tliQ newest styles. Hats worth positively up to $15.00,
in Monday's jrrand sale, at, each $5.00. Sale Commences at 9:00 A. M..
There is a Charm of
of Style and Good
ness in Our Wear
ing Apparel for
There is always a charming fresh
ness In New Spring attire for women.
When you see how clean, crisp and
dainty everything is which we show
it is no wonder that all the really
well dressed women patronize us.
We Announce for Monday
Nearly a hundred new styles of
separate skirts in dainty, summer
fabrics, such as English Repp, French
Linen and other wash fabrics.
Colors, white, pink, blue and linen
color. Prices from $2.50 up to $9.50.
New Separate Coats.
Coverts, Lace, Panama, Serge and
Silk. All the very newest styles.
New Lingerie Dresses.
For graduation and other occas
ions. Prices from $6.50 up to $35.
All alterations made free of chargo.
The whole secret of getting "Good
Oloves" is in finding the Just Right
Store. One must purchase where
'tronii Gloves" only are bought. We
claim to have all the Best styles anil
"Good Kid Oloves,"
"Good Silk Gloves"
"Good Lisle GloYes,"
"Uuod cbauioia Gloves."
New Curtain Material
See Our Howard Street Windows.
36-inch white Curtain Swisses in dots and fig
ures, at, 10c per yard.
40-inch Embroidered White Curtain Swiss in figures and
stripes, at, 15e per yard.
Xew Curtain Nets, 42-inches wide, in ecru filet, at, 2oc
45-inch wide colored Net in brown and green for over
drapes, at, 45c per yard.
Xew Curtain Madras, Xew Shadings of brown in rich de
signs, at, 60c per yard.
Imported white1 Curtain Swisses in all over embroidered,
designs, 36-inches wide, at, 40c per yard.
Printed Etaniine for Curtains, -40-inehes wide, 40 differ
ent designs to select from, at, 25c per yard.
36-inch White Curtain Swisses, regular 10c and 12Vlc
grades, Monday, at, per yard 5c.
New Crepe Weaves
See Howard Street Windows.
These soft beautiful fabrics are very new and fast gain
ing in popularity. See these:
Plieso Frnncnisp 20c per yard
Polka Crepe, part silk, at . . .25c per yard
Soie Plise silk warp, at 30c per yard
Arnold Silk Crepe, at 50c per yard
Crepe Plisse, at 15c aud 18c per yard
Serpentine Crepe in plain and printed designs, at 18c yard
Xew line of Cotton Challis in beautiful Persian and floral
designs, absolutely fast colors, at, per yard, only. . . . (I Vic
&- A)r shown suamo triu
SEE OUIt BEAUTIFUL HAIR GOODS DEPARTMENT
Exclusive Agency for Omaha
OF THE FAMOUS "YVETTE" GOODS
Dependable Hosiery at Popular Prices.
Women's silk lisle hose, black and colors. Made expressly for
Thompson Belden & Co. Best wearing silk lisle hose on the market,
35 iter pair or ;i pairs for $1.00.
Cuildren'a Koinniie.se hi Ik hose, black, sky, pink, white and tan. 35c
per pair or 3 pairs lor J 1.00.
Se our 16th street windows
for the newest styles in Wo
men's Ready-to-Wear Apparel.
Nemo Week for 1909 begins on Monday, May 8.
We have made great preparations for this 'event, and want every on
of our women patrons to come and hear Fashion's latest word on the
all-important subject of corsets.
I The Nem "Xew American Shape" Cornets are
recognized in every fashion-centre of Europe and
America at producing the correct contour for the
faehions of 1909.
Come and learn "how to be comfortable though
stylish" how to be fashionably slender without
breaking the laws of health.
There's a Nemo Model
For Every Figure
Wonderful new models in the famous Nemo Self.
Reducing Corsets, and equally important specialties
for slender and medium figures.
Don't mite Newo Week! It is an annual fashion-
event of much interest to every maid ?nd matron ricStir-rtenucma
an educational event of importance. Cornel '40i ""Rtuir Bands
Try Our Mail Or'der
You Vviil Like It.
OBIET MAY DAY IN PARIS
Usual Parades of Workmen Held, but
There is Little Disorder.
CITY LIKE AN ARMED CAMP
f. trnorillanrr Precautions Taken ly
Military nlhnrltlee lnstnl Ka
llnr "tart " Walk
AUHI ItN. Neb.. May l.-tSpeclal.i A
cold wave struck here last evening;, accom
panied ly a strong wind from the ninth.
It finite hard during the night nuii It I re
ported that the fruit, which would other
wise have been a bumjier crop. Is all killed.
It In still cold here, but the wind Is mod
UKATRK'K. Neb.. My l.-(Speclal Trte
gi am. ) Freezing weather prevailed here
ln.t night and as a result the fruit crop
In this section I badly damaged. Froat Is
TKCUMSRH, Neb., May 1.Speelal.)
lt Is feared considerable damage will re
sult from the freeze In this locality last
night. The wind blew from the north all
night and Ice formed to the thickness of
half an Inch, at least. The reach, pear
and plum trees were In bloom. The encouraging-
feature of the cold spell Is the ex
tremely dry atmosphere. Tt Is sllll cold
OIBno.v, Neb., May 1. -(Special. -May
day opened here with one Inch of Ice and
a stiff, cold northwest wind. Alfalfa looks
LIN D WOOD. Neb.. Slav 1. (Special.)
Last night was the coldest of the spring.
It snowed a little and the mereunv went
down to 30. frcexlng Ice one Inch thick. It
Is feared that the early oats are dimnffed
to some extent, tl la thought the fruit waa
not advanced snntigh to Tie hurt.
LAID TO SULTAN
given with each two
a oxen case
A beer just suited to quaff at home
a night-cap for the sociable evening
a refreshing draught for the late
pupper a delightful glass to sip under
the evening lamp. Stars and Stripes
is a foaming, sparkling beverage for
the keen palate for th counoissieur.
Kara a case delivered to your Home.
Willow Springs Browing Co.
11.80 In Ptamps (IS)
bottles, fie- no nr
llvered In X I 3
he city for. .
13.00 in Stamps (In)
given with ar.h twa
doten ran of "jirr
bottles, de- MA ftf
llvered In N h
the city for..""''
Out cf town cus
tomers add ll.lt for
esse and bottlee.
Office, 1407 Barney St,
raoaa Done;. 1306.
Brewery, 84 and Klokery.
rtaoae Doug. lilt.
with a Record
Had Been Participant in Number of
Bloody Contests, One Result
(Continued Ifrom First Page.)
day. and addressed to the president, was
made public today. It says:
"I received with real pleasure the tele
gram of congratulations which your ex
cellency was pleased to send me on occas
ion of my ascension to the throne. I thank
you cordially for the sentiments contained
therein as -well as for the assurances of
fiiendship you give me In the name of the
government and the great nation of the
t'nlted Statea ami to which I attach the
highest value. I beg of your excellency
to believe In the cordial wishes which I
cherish both for your happiness and pros
perity and for those of the great and nobla
Amabussttdor I-lshmann at Constanti
nople cabled the government lias taken
energetic measures to suppress any
further attempts at disorders and to pun
iHh perpetrators of the recent trouble. The
new government, the ambassador says, ap
pears to bo able and anxious to restore
peace throughout the country.
With All on Board
AL'BL'HN. Neb.. May l.-(Spcclal.)-The
death of Charles Wright this week at
Brownsville removed a man of unique char
acter. Ills true name was Thomas Isaacs,
jlle fled to this state from the Justice of
the state of Kentucky about twenty years
ago, and his Identity was only ascertained
here a few years ago. He was born and
raised In Kentucky. About twenty years
ago he was one of the principals In nn
election street brawl, wherein knives and
pistols were freely used. In the fight
Isnaca shot and killed one man and fatally
stabbed another. He waa overpowered
and arrested, was fTTet and convicted of
murder, but upon appeal obtained1 a new
trial. While waiting for hit second trial,
assisted by some of hie political friends he
broke Jail and fled to this state.
He went first to the west part of this
state, where he became noted by being
engeged In a drunken fight wherein he
stabbed a man severely. A few year ago,
at Brownsville, he mixed up In a saloon
fight and was stabbed and cut almost to
pieces. When sober Wright was peaseuble
and an Industrious man, but when drinking
he was quarrelsome. At the time of
Wrlghfa trouble at Brownsville tue party
defending the man that stabbed him dug
up I Is previous history. The Kentucky au
thorities were notified, but stated that all
the witnesses were either dead or moved
away and on thia account and from the
further fact that It was by no means cer
tain that Wright waa not acting In self
defonse, they declined to have him returned
Neater Reported as Sinking Near
Houghton, Mich. Freight
Steamer Goes Down.
dent of the Ocrman-American bank ot
York, who. whs on his way to Hampton,
where the woman and chlid were taken.
Mr. Cox had no knowledge of who tha
parties were, and Winn he returned horns
learned that he bad been the. means of
assisting In kidnaping the child. Officers
were sent In an automobile and soon found)
the child and returned to York this even
ing, bringing the mother and child to
9AI.OO. CXO.K AT KEARNEY
DETROIT. Mich., May l.-A special from.
Houghton, Mich., says the tug Neater haa
been sunk In Lake Superior with all hands.
PORT HURON. Mich.. May 1. - The
freight steamer Russia, owned by C. O.
Duncan of this city, waa sunk In lke
Superior, twelve miles off this port last
night. All of the crew were saved. The
Kunsia plied between Port Huron and Du
luth and was on Its first trip of the season.
It was a wooden boat, formerly a passen
ger steamer of the Anchor line and of 1,500
Last Miht the Occasion of
KEARNEY, Neb., May 1. (Special.)
Promptly at 11 o'clock Friday night tha
ten saloons of Kearney closed their doors
to stay closed until the will of the peo
ple to open them la expressed by vote.
All day Friday lovers of the spirits that
gladden the heart were carrying supplies
home. Some carried them wrapped In
paper, some in the hip pocket. while
others filled themselves to the brim and
reached home with difficulty. There was
great merry-making all the evening and
the saloons were packed to the doors.
Bottled goods were Bold at a treat sacrifice.
ture dropped to 21 degrees above sero here
today. A snow storm raged for a time
(luring the night. It Is bellved fruit buds
were not advanced far enough to be in
jured. I.w ItecorU for Maj,
BlOfX CITY. la . Miy 1 - Freezing
weather ptevalled in this section last night
and temperature dropped to -3 degrees In
flloux t"it., the coldest for May since tne
establishment of the weather bureau.
DF.8 MOINES. U., May 1. The Imi of
May waa ushered In with a snow storm In
Iowa and as the ildest day fur May since
the weather bureau was established here
forty years ago.. At T o'clock the tempera
ture fell to degrees below freezing and
predictions are made Hint It nill remain
at that point for another twt niy-four hours,
t.lttle damage has ben .dune to the fruit
and crop owing to. the backwardness of
budding aud seeding. Light falls of snow
are reported from all parts of the state.
children In the fruit district remained up
all night to replenish the fires.
May I Kreeilng
till Cold I
weather, with the temperature 'ii westirn
Kansas going low as M drgiees above
aero, still prevailed In the mitliwi Bt today,
according lo the local ubkervtr. It co
eid most uf II t'soii 1 1, ajl of Kansas, the
greater portion of .Oklahoma and extended
into the Texas panhandle. Growers In the
.icinlty of Wichita, Kan., report much
'rult. both of the large and smitll varieties,
killed. On hiany Kansas fruit farms lie
three-ouarters cf an Inch thick formed.
GRAND JUNCTION. Coin.. May I. Two
hundred thousand sinudfie pots have prob
ably saved from ! Miu(t!'.u the ft ull crop
cf the Grand valley, estimate,! thia trir
to he worth IJ.ftOftXi. Practically every
a'lle-bodird man and sores of women and
olonrl llpary l-'ry.
YORK. Neb., May 1. (Special. )-The body
of Colonel Henry Fry was laid away for
final rest, followed by a large number of
the leading men and pioneers of York.
Colonel Fry for thirty-two years had madu
his home In York and was liked and loved
by all. He waa one of the pioneer horse
men in the atate and was among the first
importers of the best class of horses to
Nebraska, and to him a great amount of
credit Is given for the gr.-at improvement
In Nebraska horses. For yeirra Colonel
Fry waa one cf the few who pushed for
ward the Intervals of the Nebraska State
fair, and as a horseman was honored and
respected by all and known all over the
state. In his declining years Colonel Fry
suffered financial reverses and owing lo
age aud Infirmities was unable to recoup
his shattered fortune. His many frienda
here considered it a privilege to provide
for him a home.
J. A. Kllpatrlrk.
OR 1 8 WOLD, la.. May 1. (Special.) At
his htinie In this city last night occurred
the death of J. A. Kllpatiick from a com
plication of diseases. Mr. Kilpatrlik was
one of I he old s (tiers of tiiis part of tha
mate, having moved to Cass county from
Wisconsin at an early day, and was con
sidered wealthy. He waa a son-in-law of
the !.-.tc Tlior.ns M. V .sire pa of Harlan,
who waa known all over the west aa the
greatest Shorthorn cattleman of his lime.
The funeral will le held from the Metho
dist church In this city Sunday morning
anil will be In charge of the Odd Fellows,
of which he was a member.
Cuts Throat After
Trying to Kill Wife
Woman Fights Off Maniac Husband,
Who Kills Himself While
She Calls Aid.
NASHUA. Ia., May 1. During a fit of In
sanity Fred Kronk attempted to .murder
his wife bu cutting her throat with a razor.
He then severed the Jugular vein in hi
own neck, dying from the Injuries three
hours later. The deed was committed at
Kronk s home, six miles from this city.
While at supper last night he forced his
wife to the floor with the remark that
they had better die together and then
gashed her neck. She fought desperately
and got the raxor away from him. but
while telephoning fur help, Kronk cut his
own tnrOMt. Mrs. Kronk will die.
GREEK RIOT AT HADAR
Drsskrs Laborers Drive Depot Asjeat
fram Ralldla aad brrlaT
HADAR. Neb.. May 1 . (Special.) A num
ber of tireek laborers aha had been drink
ing heavily created a small riot in the
depot here yesterday afternoon. They
drove the Northwestern agent out of the
depot and Serious 'rouble threatened for a
time. Sheriff Dwyer was summoned from
I'li-rci! and succeeded In quieting I he disturbance.
.AKE SEAMEN ON STRIKE.
TWELVE THOUSAND INVOLVED
Unionists In All Ports Refuse to Ship
on Boats BelonaTlna; to
CHICAGO, May l.-The strike of labor
unions on I lie great lakes again.it the Lake
Carriers' ussoclation, or. more correctly,
their formal refusal to ship on boats con
trolled by the association, was put into
full operation today at all ports. It Is es
timated that probably 12,000 seamen of all
classes are involved In the great struglle.
Almost 3,000 are now said to be employed
on boats controlled by the carriers, and
these were scheduled to leave the vessels
this morning If In port, or as soon as they
came in rum sea.
Thousands are Idle today in Chicago,
Cleveland. Buffalo and other centers, but. I
as a matter of fact, the situation differs
little from that which has existed since
the opening of navigation, when the marine
engineers refused to sign contracts In
which the open ahop clause waa Inserted.
The ih'Up today Is merely made complete.
About fx) boats are controlled by the
Lake Carriers' as.ioi iaiion. but It la im
possible to say Just how many employes
will lie affected, as many of the vessels
ate not yet ill commission.
Both sides are firm and there is no talk
taort-Llved Kidnaping Scare.
YORK, Neb., May 1. (Speclal.)-Consld-erable
excitement prevailed shortly after
i o'clock this afternoon when It was known
that little Dorothy van Vrakin had been
The father and grandparents are well
known hotel people, and having reason to
believe that an attempt would be made to
kidnap little Dorothy had taken every pre
caution to guard and protect herVester
day while Dorothy waa playing In the yard
of August Zlmmerer, assistant cashier of
the First National bank, a heavily veiled
woman Induced the little girl to accom
pany her and started toward Henderson.
She waa overtaken by Joshua Cox, presl-
Kplncopal Chapel Dedicated.
GENEVA, Neb., Mny 1 (Special.) Last
night Bishop A. L. William of Omaha hail
a confirmation service In Trlnlly Episco
pal church, after, which he, preceded by
the vested choir, marched to the new rcc
tory and held dedication services, the build
ing being completed and entirely paid for.
The hall In the rectory bears a beautiful
tablet bearing the following Inscription
"Samuel Fltxsimons Memorial, 19(4." Aflei
these services the people remained for a
social evening and refreshments were
served with fruit punch by the members ot
the guild. Mrs. Samuel Fltxsimons, Mr.
and Mrs. lrvln Augustine pf Grand
Island, Messrs. Frank FitJtslmona of Carle
tin, Guy of Hebron, and 8. J. Fttzstmon
of Bruning, were all present at these,
r.room, 73 1 Bride, US.
HUMBOLDT, Neb., May 1. ( ?peclol.)
Oottleib WltUver. one of the pioneer and
wealthy farmers of this section, was mar
ried Thursday at the office of the county
Judge In Falls City to Mrs. Susan Etter,
who for many years has been his house
keeper. Mr. Wittwer has attained the ago
of Ti years and the bride is twenty year
his J'inlor. They will continue to make their
home on the farm of the groom, ten mile,
southeast of this city.
Kenator Cox Still III.
HAMPTON, Neb., May l.-(9pocla!.)-Senator
James M. Cox, who has been quite
111 ever since his return home from th
legislature, although Improving, la still con
fined to the house. Mr. Cox Is not a. Very
strong man at his best, and his whnla
system seems to be tired out and run down.
His physicians say that absolute rest Is his
greatest need. He is now able to be up tha
greater portion of the day.
Vo Trace of Missing Roy.
BEATRICE. Neb., May 1. (Special Tele
gram.) No trace has been found of Ber$
Palmeis14 years old. who mysteriously dis
appeared Wednesday from his home near
Liberty, Xeb. He was without money and
had on his working clothes when last seen.
His parents are greatly worried over his
Anto Ron Over Boy.
SEWARD. Neb., May 1. (Speelal.)-Th
little son of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Truln of
Mil ford fell out of the. family automobile
and the back wheel of the machine ran
over his chest, breaking several ribs ami
Injuring his lungs.
Mllford Paper Changes Hands.
MILFORD, Neb., May 1. (Spectal.)-Tha
Mllford Nebraskan has been sold to Wil
liam H. Ketcham of Crawford, Xeb., and
K O. Howard published his hist Issue
yesterday. Mr. Ketcham has published the
Crawford Tribune for the last twenty years.
Froat at Ueneva.
GENEVA, Xeb., May 1. (Special.) Last
night there was a froat, getting down lj
ONCE RICH. DIES IN POVERTY
Indiana Man Who Took Wrdillnii
Trip In Private far Kills
Himself In Haul,
COLUMBfN. Ind.. May l.-C. M Law!er,
who came to this city for his bride years
ago In his private car. Is dying from
wounds self-lnflii ted because of his de
cline into poverty. Mr. Lukr Is 70 years
old. Formerly h- held official positions In
eastern railroad companies.
DYER IS DECLARED GUILTY
Jary at Onarra Rrtarns Manslaugh
ter trrdlrt Against Man Who
ONAWA. Ia , May 1. At 2:15 this after
roon tne jury In tTVe Dyer murder case
found Frank Dyer guilty of manslaughter.
Dyer shot his father-in-law, A. Kirk, dur
ing a quarrel March L His plea was self-defense.
PRISON TERM KILLS MOTHER
Boone Woaunn Dies After Blow
lasted by Sentence of Son
BOONE. Ia., May 1 After lying uncon
scious several days after learning of tha
sentence of her son William to the peniten
tiary, Mrs. Mary McDonald, aged V, passed
a may of softening of lh brain.
FUU OMAHA. COUNCIL BLUFFS AND
VICINITY Fair Sunday, slowly rising
tcmperat ui e.
FOR NKHHASKA Fair, followed by In
crraMng i louilincsK by Sunday night; slowly
FOR IOWA Generally fair Sunday.
Temperature t Omnlia yesterduy:
5 a. in 'J
t . m 2i
i a. m 2ti
a. m 2
a. m 3)
10 a. m 3.1
11 a. in ... . 'f
12 til M
1 p. m..
i p. in....
3 p. in
4 p. in....
6 p. m
I p. m....
-that Sale of Suits
--every "Junior" and "small
woman's" cloth suit that
did'ntsell inSaturday's rush
of business must and will go
$19 Rn fr anv cith suit
latiiJU sold until now at
up to $20.00.
SI 0 Cfl for choice of cloth
IOiUU suits marked to
high as $27.50.
secures our very
OFFICE OF THE WKATHER BUREAU.
OMAHA. May 1. official re ord of tem
perature and precipitation, compared with
the corresponding i'y of the last three
jeara: I'J09. 19UH J9u7. lSwb
Maiinium temperature.... 4H W 57 Tl
Minimum temperature 26 7 ,VJ
Mean temperature W 50 t7 fc2
Precipitation 00 T .(JO .
Temperature and pi eci pi tat ion departures
from the normal at Omaha since March 1,
and com (Hied with the last two years'
Normal temperature fc7
Deficiency for the day l
Total deficiency stin-4 March 1 IM
Normal precipitation 13 Inch
Deficiency for the day ij Inch
Total precipitation since March 11 94 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 I M inches
Deficiency for cor. period In It. .2. S3 Inches
Deficiency for cor. periial in 1W7. Indus
selaom. Indeed, has a ATIsrACTOKY a
"mall women's" garmsats been offered to
baysra. Tha stilts are so "cleanly" gotten
r AJt removed from tha ordinary sensational
garmeats. Am Immaculate FIT In "hard to get" alsts
la SO apparent I Th Immense sale la foroo kere Sat
urday mad spacious gaps In our stocks, to be sure,
but then tne BBatAUTSKB 1 decidedly 'worth wUle"
seeing tomorrow at these OTTEJlia reductions.
Send todai for new Spriny C'utalo j
THE YTrtJHG PEOPITS
ui-tti7 Doutflas Street Omaha-Nab.
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