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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 1909.
We've entirely to .may lie Sutts
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of Women's Spring Apparel
Saturday we offer the greatest values of
the season in our extraordinary June Clearance
Sale. Kvery spring garment in stock radically
cut in price so as to affect an early clearance.
Tailored Suits at Half Price
, In our endeavor to rapidly sell all spring suits we offer
the most astonishing values for Saturday. These are all new
models, beautifully tailored of the best materials procurable
and absolutely every one of them worth twice what we ask
Suits, worth $2".00, Saturday at $10.00
Suits, worth $35.00, Saturday at $15.00
Suits, worth $45.00, Saturday at ....$19.75
Suits, worth $50.00, Saturday at ,...$22.50
Separate Skirts at Half Price
Our June Clearance Sale embraces our entire stock of
fine Skirts, excepting taffetas and white included are
French serges, chiffon panamas, voiles and mannish worsteds,
all beautifuly tailored.
Skirts, worth $10.00, Saturday at $4.95
Skirts, worth $15.00, Saturday at $7.50
Skirts, worth $17.50, Saturday at .$8.75
$25.00 Pongee Coats, at , ..$15.00
$15.00 Covert Coats, at $10.00
All Silk Dresses Radically Reduced.
ENDOWMENT FOR SEMINARY
Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars Au
thorized by Swedish Conference.
UNION OF CHURCHES FAVORED
Proposition to Unite Several Bodies
Will Be Left to Various Organisa
tions (or Final Arbitrament.
The Swedish Mission conference, which
adjourned last night, at Its morning ses
sion decided to raise during the coming
year the sum of )2S,000 as an endowment
fund for the North Park Theological sem
A publication committee of twenty mem
bers, of which Rev. F. M. Johnson of Chi
cago is chairman, was appointed.
The sum of 110,500 was appropriated for
missionary work In China and a like pro
vision for mission work In Alaska was left
to the discretion of the board.
It was decided to Instruct the board of
directors' of the Mission conference to ex
tend a call to Rev. E. O. HJerpe of Chi
cago, the present ' secretary of the confer
ence, to devote his entire time to the work
of representing the missionary enterprise
In the field.
Prof. Justus Hollenbeck was appointed
Instructor In Greek and German In the
North Park college.
Friday afternoon - was devoted to con
sideration of the report of the committee
upon the ' plan of union of the Swedish
evangelical Mission covenant, the Swedish
Free church and the Swedish Congrega
tional churches. The report of the com
mittee is favorably considered by the dele
gates and the recommendation will be to
refer the matter to the Individual churches
during the year for their decision.
Special services were held last evening
and addressed by Rev. August Gustafson
of Los Angeles, Rev. G. D. Hall of Stroma
berg and Rev. O. Hogfeldt of Chicago,
editor of the Swedish Religious Weekly of
ESSENTIALS INHIS BUSINESS
Three Fundamentals In the Process
of Tnralm Out Ripe
Within the reach of our hands as we sit
here In this editorial den, which Is shut
away from the affairs of either workshop
or business office, all by our lonesome,
there are several well known articles we
need in our business. One of them is a
simple old cob pipe and an old terbaccer
box filled with a very mild and harmless
old terbaccer; one is a much tumbled, com
plete edition of Bill Shakespeare's works;
another is a student's Bible in fair state
of preservation. Whenever we have a par
ticularly hard nut to crack in taking care
of a bit of news or whenever In the still
ness here we get to cogitating on the mani
fold peculiar, divers and strange things in
human nature as It Is mirrored daily be
fore us In the goings, comings and doings
of people, then we reach for faithful Old
Cob, load her up and calmly fill the clr
cumanbient atmosphere with filmy dreams.
Whenever we want an apt quotation In
which not one word of the king's good
English is wasted, and which goes light to
the heart of a bit of philosophy, we open
up Shapespeare and cull a phrase. The
philosophy of Shapespeare's is of the es
sence of things everlasting, and therefore
never grows old. Whenever we want to
read a particularly fine lot of literature
or take another look at the eternal things
which the creeds and dogmas and foolish
little Imaginations or superstitions of man
do not change the foundation of the sim
ple religion we wuerently open the Book
of Books, guided by a first class' concord
ance, and find it there Kingman, (Kan.)
Rent that vacant room by a Bee Want ad
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Make every member of your family
keep up their personal appearance. A
good appearance enables one to accom
plish more in b wines and social potaibilibe.
V New Stylish Clothing
Men, Women and Children can open an account Here
and buy Gothing of the very best quality at the lowest
cash price and pay for them in n1 mt!- esch week.
We seD everything needed in high grade wearing appaieL
is for you and your family and with the privilege we allow you
of opening an account, you can always be well drcsed without
laying out a great amount of cash.
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NECKTIES OF MANY HUES
Novel Color Schemei for Men This
SOME DEMAND TOR WASH TIES
Light Weight Brocade Tlea for the
Mlddle-Aared Man Striking; Fash
ions for Tonth Crepe Pon
nlar, hnt Fraarlle.
This la assuredly the summer of the
perfect matcher. He .may be more
harmonious this year than he ever was
before. It is possible for him not only
to have the color of his shirt, his socks,
his handkerchief and his tie matoh. but
also to have them Identical in material.
For instance, the socks with light
stripes on a darker ground which, are in
vogue this summer are exactly copied
In the silk neckties made to be knotted
in a four-in-hand. Thus the perfect
matcher may enjoy the pleasure of mak
ing the Ignorant believe that he has a
piece of his sock tied around his neck.
In addition, one of the haberdashers has
put on the market waistcoats which are
of exactly the same material aa the tiea,
and of course look Identical with the
There U a tendency to restrict summer
neckwear tc rather conservative tones.
There Is none of the tropical sunset ef
fects which sometimes seem to be re
garded as Indispensable for summer. The
knitted silk ties seem to be looked upon
now as better suited to winter than to
summer wear. Some of them are shown
In solid colors and with such novelties
In Uie weave as squares and diamonds.
Few new designs In the stripes are on
Sommer Brocade Tlea.
Some of the shops are showing what
is a new use of an old material In the
summer brocades worn in winter, but
they are of very light material. They
come In pastel shades most frequently
and are to be found in pale graya, blues
and hard mauvea.
The designs are usually all over and
In the conventional patterns of brocade.
They are rather better suited to mlddle
HKeri m n than n young r". w" "tick
to the silk knit ties of very decided colors
to lilt) university lieu anu u n.e W.....U1I,
which are this summer Imported In espe
cially attractive combinations.
The smartest of these have the popu
lar old sporting diamond on a ground
of contracting tint. Sometimes on a pur
ple ground the diamond will be In mauve
or in green on a dark blue ground or In
brown on bright red all making very
pretty and sporty combinations. They
come In the four-in-hand shape and In
the broader scarfs to be tied in the same
way and are occasionally made up In the
De Jolnvllle or plastron. The last use
of them Is rare, however, and they must
be ordered in this style, which Is very
smart for coaching.
There have never been more striking
combinations of color than are to be seen
this year In the university ties, as they
are called. They are not cheap, although
they cost less as a rule than the knit silk,
and they are never very successfully Imi
tated In the cheaper neckwear.
Soma of these ties have this year as
many as six colors entering Into their
patterns and In spite of the brilliancy
that such combinations produce there Is
nothing loud about them. One of these
scarfs was composed of stripes of ma
genta, dark blue, black, silver gray, white
and dark green. It is a proof of the in
nate distinction of those ties that even this
combination did not look loud.
tome Simple Patterns.
There aro much simpler patterns, such
as magenta one of the most usual shades
and a very pretty and uncommon tint
with brown, with dark green and with dark
purple, and then there are such combina
tions as black, white and purple, which
might almost pass for half mourning If
such a thing were not of the paat. There
axe very effective combinations of such
colors as green and brown and brown and
red. They come only In the four-in-hand
shape and one of their best qualities Is
Crepe ties come In greater variety than
ever before and they are destined to be
more popular. They are In the hosiery
shops lying alongside the socks they ex
actly match In tint. Then they are in the
haberdashers', not only made up Into four-in-hands,
but also in the larger shapes
that have perhaps one disadvantage that
the others do not possess. They must be
tied very tightly to keep la placet and
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This season witnessed the sale of an UNUSUAL large
number of popular priced suits for men and young men,
but the tonier higher class garments, ranging from $15 to
$25, didn't "move" so well.
Now, of course we are "merchants",' and
have discovered that suits WILL move if
the price is low enough. Therefore, be it
Resolved, that on tomorrow we offer you
an unrestricted choice of
Any of our "up to $25
Suits for Men (flo a
Men, at, . . t
Including some of our swnggerest Strouse & Bros.'
Suits; stunning new "Sophomore" togs, and clothes
of the celebrated "Miller make." The juray in
cludes scores of dashy new invisible and pin stripes,
as well as the staple plain blues and blacks. It's
surely a sale worth attending.
Immense i Price Sale of Men's Under
wear bought from Byrne-Hammer 0. G. Co.
Omaha's reprt tentative wholesale dry goods house, The Byrne-Hammer Dry Goods Co , found themselves
heavily-stoctod on certain lints of men 'a 2-pieee colored summer underwear. This firm believes in keeping its
stocks "trimmed" about "right" and made us a proposition to tabs the entire lot off their hands at a reduction
aggregating "half" and even mere. Tomorrow we offer you the overstock as follows:
Per Garment for Regular $1.50 Underwear
sov dozen suits in this lot men's choicest silk lisle and sea island cotton wo-piece underwear, in
or salmon shade, summer weight. This is the celebrated "Wright Spr.ng Needle" silk finished
Some of these gar-
kind advertised in every magazine of note in the country. All sizes from 34 to 44.
ments worth as much as $1.50 each.
Elastic Seam Drawers, Worth 50c, at Pair
The Byrne-Hammer purchase includes 125 dozen men's elastic seam drawers. These are made of
good qualified plain white jean, and have balbriggan elastic seams. .They are decidedly cool to wear
and fit perfect. We will have all sizes from 32 to 40 and as they are each and every one of 50c value,
they should go marvelously quick at, pair,
First ( ouve our Personal .-assurance and guarantee, that each
pi and every garment in this sale is perfect flawless
( well made and seasonable. . . . . . .' - . . .
one result of that necessity Is that they
wear a very short time. It takes only a
few tight pulls to get them into hopeless
The four-ln-hands are lined and that
makes the strain on the tie less, although
even in this form the poor wearing quality
of the crepe tie is its worst defect. The
ties come in very effective shades, such
as dark blue, purple and green. The
purples are particularly rich in shades,
ranging from mulberry to the deepest pur
ple. Aa a proof of their unsatisfactory wear
ing qualities it might be said Uiat even a
drop of water stains these thin ties. They
possess a distinction, however, that makes
them well worth the trouble to any per
sons who are able to afford them.
There Is always a certain demand for
wash ties as soon as the summer comes,
although it cannot be said that they now
Impart any degree of smartness to men's
The smartest string ties, aa the haber
dashers call them, are made In foulards,
following the color schemes described In
thie foulard, four-ln-hands. Among the
linen ties that possibly hav smartness
are the checks In red and white and similar
shades. But there Is little of style In the
linen neckwear of the day.
SPLIT IN CEMENT COMBINE
Eastern Dealers Fall Oat Over Di
vision of Trade nn
According to reports received in Wash
ington, D. C, by prominent cement men
and capitalists, the so-called cement com
bine, representing total capital of more
than $160,000,000 and composed of the lead
ing cement companies of the country, has
The combination, which is headed by
the Atlas Portland Cement company, with
offices at 30 Broad street. New York City,
and the Lehigh Portland Cement company
of Allentown. Pa., was organised on De
cember 27, IMS. Among companies Included
were the Alpha Portland Cement company,
the Universal Portland Cement company,
the Portland Cement company, the Whiter
hall Portland Cement company, the Edi
son Portland Cement company and the
Pennsylvania Cement company. Other and
smaller companies also were taken In.
Probably the most Interested person in
the aggregation is J. Rodgers Maxwell,
president of the Atlas company, "and fre
quently spoken of as the "cement king."
Others prominent In the affairs of the
corporation are A. DeNavarro, vice pres
ident of Atlas; Harry C. Trexler, president
of the Lehigh company and W. M. Me
Kelvy, president of the Alpha, with of
fices in Pittsburg.
The moving spirit in the combination
and who organised the various companies
under one head la B. E. Jackson, pro
moter. 43 William street. New York City.
Mr. Jackson gained prominence not long
ago by bringing together the warring steel
wire manufacturers of the country.
According to the report received here,
the disruption of the combination Is due
to a fight said to be on between the powers
controlling the Lehigh and Atlas companies
over the division of business and profits.
A man high In the affairs of a leading
local cement concern, who declined to al
low his name to be published, declared
last night that the rupture of the combi
nation was due to the desire of the Atlas
company to restrict the output of cement,
the combination was In absolute control
of the cement Industry, and was able by
reason of such control to regulate prices
to suit Itself. At the same time this gen
tleman declared the combination is able
to laugh at court proceedings, for the rea
son that it sells a patented article, and
the supreme court has decided that holders
of patents have the right to fix the price
at which their products shall be sold.
The breakup of the combine means much
to the building Interests, which for months
have been at Its mercy. One of the biggest
deals made by the combine was the sale of
4,580.000 barrels of cement to the govern
ment. The fact that this sale was made
was confirmed yesterday at the office of
the Isthmian canal commission. At the
purchasing agent's office it was learned
that the Atlas company haa the contract,
having quoted $119 in barrels and $1.60 in
sacks, with a rebate for the return of the
sacks. Under this contract, the contract
ing company does not have to deliver the
goods on the Isthmus, but only in Jersey
City. It is then up to the government to
ship it to the canal (one.
This bid was opened on June 1 last year,
and the contract awarded Just prior to the
election of Mr. Taft to the presidency.
While the bidding was on several English
companies, said to turn out a superior
product, attempted to obtain the contract,,
but found that they were prevented by the
Dlngley tariff of 8 cents on each 100 pounds
of cement in sacks and 7 cents in bulk.
Investigation made among cement men
showed that the same cement was sold the
government in lots of more than 4,000,000
barrels, can be purchased in small lots at
the same price. One dealer. It Is declared,
offered to sell the same cement in any
quantity for tl in barrels.
Prior to the establishing of the combine
the cement business of this country was
In the hands of the Cement Manufacturers'
association, the Cement Users' association
and the North American Cement company
of Philadelphia. Former District Commis
sioner J. B. Wright is president of this
company. Washington Post.
federal soldiers wore similar badges. Gen
eral Johnston and General Beauregard met
at Fairfax Courthouse In the latter part
of August or early In September and de
termined to have a battle flag for every
regiment or detached command.
"General Johnston's flag was in the
shape of an ellipse a red flag with blue
St. Andrew's cross and stars on the cross
(white) to represent the different southern
states. (No white border of any kind was
attached to the cross). General Beaure
gard's was a rectangular, red, with blue
Bt. Andrew's cross and white stars, sim
ilar to General Johnston's.
After we had dlscused fully the two
styles, taking Into consideration the cost
of material and the care of making the
same, it was decided the elliptical flag
would be harder to make; that it would
take more cloth and it could not be seen
plainly at a distance; that the rectangular
flug, drawn by and suggested by Genera!
Beauregard, should be adopted. General
Johnston yielded at once. '
"No one- was present but us three. No
one knew about this flag but us three until
an order was Issued adopting the Beaure
gard flag, as it was called, and directing
me, as chief quartermaster, to have the
flag made as soon as it could be done. I
immediately issued an address to the good
ladies of the south to give me their red
and blue silk dresses and' to send thorn to
Captain Colin MacRae Selph, quarter
master at Richmond, Va. Captain Ht.-lph Ih
now living in New Orleans, where he was
assisted by two elegant young ladles, the
Misses CaVey from Baltimore, and Mm.
Hennlngsen of Savannah and Mrs. Hop
kins of Alabama.
The Misses Carey made battleflags for
General Beauregard and General Van
Dorn, and, I think, for General J. K.
Johnson. They made General Beauregard's
out of their own silk dresses. This flag la
now in Memorial hall, New Orleans, with
a statement of that fact from General
Beauregard. General Van Dorn's flag was
made of heavier material, but very pretty.
"The statement going around that this
flag was first designed by federal prison
ers is false.
"General Beauregard's battle flag Is In
Memorial hall at New Orleans. The Wash
ington artillery battle flag can be seen at
the Washington Artillery hall." Chatta
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FAMOUS CONFEDERATE FLAGS
A Texas Commander Tells How They
Were Designed and What Be
came of Them.
The preparatldna now being made
throughout the south for the reunion of
veterans makes of unusual Interest at the
present time a statement made a number
of years ago by General W. U Cabell of
Dallas, In regard to how and where the
battle flags of the confederacy were de
signed. General Cabell Is commander of the
Transmissutsippl department of the United
Confederate Veterans. He declares the fol
lowing to be a true history of the flag:
"When the confederate army, com
manded by General Beauregard, and the
federal armv confronted each other at
Manassas, It was seen that the confederate j
flag and the Stars and btrlpes looked at a .
distance so much alike that It was hard to
distinguish one from another. General ,
Beauregard, after the battle of July IS, !
at Blackburn Ford, ordered that a small I
red badge should be worn on the left shoul
der by our troops and as I was chief quar
termaster, ordered me to purchase a large
quantity of red flannel and to distribute
It to each regiment.
"Ourlng the battle of Bull Run It was
plain to be seen that a laiga number of
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Kohn Bros., Chicago, union made, fine
clothes. "We received their last ship
ment Monday. They go on sale at once.
We are exclusive sellers of their line;
we have decided to close them quick, bo
have made this small price of
Worth up to $30.00. Suits, Overcoats and
Raincoats blue serge, and all the late
styles and fabrics. Most anything that's
new it's here. Don't overlook this sale, it's
Don't miss coming in to see our
line of ready-to-wear
Absolutely the largest nd best as
oned In the city Prices ranging
81. OO to S3.QO
Shirts made to measure $3 to $10