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OMAHA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 17. 1909.
LATEST JOKE FROM DENVER
Bailroad Men Laugh at Pipe Dream
of "ProgTesiive Journal."
EFFORT TO STEAL MOFFATT LINE
Krattarlnltt, Mohler, Park aaa 0krs
Bald Be Going: Aboat la
float Cnantr la Heavy
Railroad officials ar laughing out loud
ovot the latent dope which has been
handed out by Home writer for the Denver
Times In which he has Julius Krutt
srhnltt, A. L. Mohler and W. L. Park
running: around the country In disguise.
This bright youth has conceived the Idea
that the Union Pacific Is threatening to
parallel tha Moffatt Una. In Colorado and
he Imagined, he saw the leading Harrlman
lieutenants sneak Into Steamboat Springs,
register under assumed names and then
stsrt on a tour of Inspection.
Hera Is on bright paragraph: "Mr.
Kruttarhnltt and Mr. Mohler are ac
companied by John D. Isaacs, consulting
engineer for all the Harrlman lines and the
man who reports on new projects, and W.
I Park, general superintendent of the
Union Pacific. Mr.. Mohler registered at
steamboat Springs hotel as Jack Braitsh,
Mr. Park as E. O. Gallant. Mr. Krutt
schnltt as Eugene De Long and Mr.
Iaaea aa Bam I. Hess, all of Wichita,
Think of It. Some of the best known
men In the United States trying to dis
The truth of the matter was that each
man named In the wonderful dream of
the bright youth was nearly hal. way
across tha continent from the place where
he has them In disguise.
A. It. Mohler, general manager of the
Union Pacific was In Omaha Friday, the
day when the wonderful discovery was
made. W. L. Park, general superintendent
of the Union Pacific was In southern Cali
fornia aa was also Julius Kruttschnltt and
Mr. Isaacs was In Mexico.
Marias Plctarea at Frontier Day.
Robert Smith manager of the advertising
department of the Union Pacific, has gone
to Cheyenna and token with him a number
of photographers and moving picture ma
chine men to take some views of the sIxhtH
during tha Frontier day celebration, which
will continue this week. K. Buckingham
will head a party of twenty-five cattlemen
from South Omaha and Oeneral Charles
Morton and Major McCarthy will accom
pany the party.
Milwaakee to the Coast.
The Milwaukee has inaugurated Its
Pacific coast extension from Chicago to
Seattle and Tacoma. Sleepera will be run
aa far as Butte, Mont., from Chicago and
from Butte to Seattle day coaches will be
run. The distance between Chicago and
Seattle Is J. 177 miles and one train a day
will make tha through trip.
Omaha Showa a Sarplaa.
Tha annual report of the Chicago St.
Paul. MlnneaDolla & Omaha road will
show a surplus over all expenses of about
1250,000. This Is an increase over 1M8 of
(320,437. The total operating revenue of the
road waa $13,5HM. of which freight traffic
contributed about M.O0O.OO0, and passenger
about $4,000,000. The balance of the earnings
came from Incidental resources. The operat
ing expenses of tha company were JS,S31,22J.
Milwaakee Cats Rate.
Tha Milwaukee ha entered Into active
contest with older roads for the traffic of
the Orient to the eastern part of this
country, and for freight to the Orient. An
Indication of what the road Intends to do
Is shown by one of Its first tariffs Issued,
which shows that tha rate on machinery
from Chicago to tha Orient Is $1 per hun
dred, whereas tha Canadian Pacific rate
for tha same haul ia $1.40. Tha cut was met
A. I Mohler, general manager of the
Union Pacific, has gone to Chicago.
E. Lt. Lomai, general passenger agent
of tha Union Pacific, is in Halt Lake.
The McKeen Motor Car company haa
sent three new cars west for use on the
Oregon Short Line.
It Is reported that one of the first moves
made by S. M. Felton, the newly elected
president of the Great Western, will be
to move tha headquarters from St. Paul to
STORE CLOSES AT 5 P. M. SATURDAYS AT 10 P. M. I
NINTH WEEKLY j
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IIalf uiij -m for
Price 11 I the
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i'e Oive 8. & II. Green Stamps with all pur
chase In all department, all the time.
Store Closes at 1 O'clock Tuesday
The Bennett Company have chartered the steamer
City of Peoria, for the
2D ANNUAL OUTING OF THE
EMPLOYES OF THE STORE AT
OAK GROVE PARK, TUESDAY.
Shop early, please. Morning purchases delivered
same day, as usual.
A Tuesday Morning Clearing
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S COMFORTABLE HOUSE SLIPPERS
I7AD ItllTiV a ful1 R!(r,nient of 8lzeB ,n Boft h f
TUK ilLi hand-turned black and tan kid f I a I
RomeoB, regularly selling at $1.75, pair. .....
PAD IVfllirW one Btrap slippers, with
"IV If UlIlEill soft hand-turned soles and
common sense heels, cool and comfortable, our
$1.76 line, at, pair
ahk. -Ml w m W
Misses', Children's and
Boys' lOc Hosiery for . ,
This ia good, serviceable hosiery for vacation and
school wear fine and heavy ribbed all sizes.
Silk finished mercer
ized lisle, black and
Also Stocks, Jabots,
Sailors, fifty styles.
75c black soft Chiffon
Taffeta and black
Satin Messallne; mag
net price, tQ
WOMEN'S 20c UNDERVESTS at 9c
Woman's Lisle Finished Vests Plain and with wing sleeves-
medium and extra sizes, worth 20c, at
in Real Estate
SeYeral Important Dealt Involving
Many Thousands of Dollars
John M. Damherty has boufht of Thomas
D. Tomb of Kansas City the southwest cor
ner of Nineteenth and Harney (or $31,000.
Mr. Daufharty already owned two lots ad
Joining, and the purchase elves him a
holding of 161 feet on Harney by 141 on
Nineteenth street. Tha deed la made out
to C. D. Armstrong. . vice president of tha
D. V. hole company, but he is under
stood to be acting (or Daugherty. The let
ter intends to improve tha property at a
Tha D. V. Sfcolas company haa bought for
H. O. Learnt from C W. Megeath a piece
of property. 100x300, in Marietta place. The
old Megeath residence stands on the prop
arty. .which (aces Hanacom park and ex
tends back to Thirty-third street
Another real aetata deal Is tha sale by
Mary Andrews to E. T. Rector of two lots
In Bemia park (actng Hawthorne avenue.
The consideration Is $10,000.
The Byron Reed company has sold the
Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway
company a strip at the foot of Jones street.
adjoining the company's power house. The
company haa bought seventy-six feet and
an option on seventy more, which will un
doubtedly be dosed. The price (or the
whole is $14.00. .
Tha company will need te enlarge tbe
power houee at a not vary dlatant date, and
tha land ia bought with this In view.
C. H. Lane has sold to O. F. Loo nils, lot
10, block lt In Kountie place (or $8,000
The lot ta oa Wirt street east of Twentieth.
- Dr. Lyon's
Cleanses, beautifies and
preserves the teeth and
' 'purifies the breath
Used by people of
refinement for almost
Half a Century
Women's Hose- Lisle and fine cotton, black, white and fancy colors,
full fashioned, worth 35c at, pair 176 d
Women's Handkerchiefs All pure linen, sheer with cross bars, worth
10c at 5
Insertions and Laces in Vals., torchons, cluny and fancy wash laces,
worth to 10c at, yard 3
Embroidery, Inserting, Galloons, Bands, Etc. Fine quality In medium
and wide, all kinds, worth 15c yard at, yard 7H
Windsor Ties Silk In all colors, samples, worth to 25o at, each. 7 H
Afte-dinner Cream rattle All flavors at, lb 15
2Ac Pillow Ribbon, yard 25 25 Bark and Side Combs. . . IQ0
50c Prinreos Chic Hose Supporters. .25? 15c Skeleton Waists 7tt
80c Wool Dress Good In all colors, both plain and mixture magnet
price, yard 15
Men's BOc Balbriggan, Porousknit and Lisle Underwear Shirts and
drawers, at -. 25a?
Boys' and Children's Hats and Caps Regular price 50c magnet
Sl.tVr) and $2 Children's Wash Suits
60c Boys' Shirt Waist, Blouses
Boys' fl. SO Knickerbocker Pants. . -75
Men's $3 Pants
A BRANDEIS STORES
250 a ffi
$1.50 I K
U, & GOVERNMENT LAND
In the FAMOUS SNAKE RIVER VALLEY, IDAHO
EIGHTY THOUSAND ACRES
Choice airicultural land, under the Carey Act,
will be open to entry and settlement, in the
BIO LOST RIVER TRACT.
DRAWING AT ARCO, IDAHO
Tuesday, September 14, 1909.
You Must Register Between September 9th and 14th
If you do not take land after your number la
drawn it costs you nothing:.
Title Acquired With Thirty Days Residence
Water Ready for DeUyery, May 1910.
Homeseekers rates on all railroads and special rates from all
For Illustrated booklet and all desired Information,
call on or address
C. B. Hu'rtt, coionS Dept. Boise, Idaho
Take No Stock
, in Crop Damage
Omaha Grain lien Not Inclined to
Give Much Credence to
Members of tha Omaha Grain txchangs
ara Incllnad to dlsmlse aa untrue stories of
damace dona to corn and wheat in Ne
braska by the recent hot wave. The range
of prices Monday bore out their assertions.
It waa admitted that rain will be exceed
ingly beneficial and that there la dancer
If tha broiling; heat should . be-too pro
longed, but that much harm - haa already
been dona Is pretty thoroughly denied.
Reports indicate that occasional farmers
have suffered somewhat, but that , is all
Niobrara, Neb., for a number of years, as
well as being later In command of the
military school at Fort Leavenworth.
General Townsend was a first cousin of
Captain Charlea H. Townsend, chief clerk
In the office of the chief quartermaster,
Department of the Missouri. He will be
buried Tuesday with military honors in
the national cemetery at Arlington.
DEAD SOLDIER SERVED HERE
Brlaraeier Graeral Tswnirsd, "Who
Died Saadar, at Fart Omaha ta
' Karly Seveattea.
Brigadier General Edwin F. Townsend,
U. 8. A., retired, died Sunday of apoplexy
In Washington, D. C. He waa born In VSi
In New Tork and waa a graduate of the
daaa of at West Point, of which the
lata General Jamea. B. UcPherson and
General O. O. Howard wars class members.
Ha served throughout the civil war with
distinction and waa breveted a brigadier
general for bravery at the battle of Shtloh.
General Townsend waa well known to older
Omahana. having beea stationed In the
early 7us at old Fort Omaha. He was
commandant of the post at Fort Laramie
during tha disastrous Custer oamphlgn of
UTt, and was al oommaadant at Fort
Flan Voir Trip Naw.
Take advantage of the low M-day
sumrr.er tourist fares to New Tork City.
New Jersey sea shore. New England and
Canadian reaorta In effect daily via the
MILWAUKEE & 6T. PAUL
Folders and Information free. Let ua ar
range all the details of your trip.
City Ticket Of flee 1524 Farnara street,
F. A. Nash. General Western Agent.
SOOX TO HE OPENED.
Watrh for Announcement of
A suggestion from our great assortment of beautiful
"Dwothy DorJd" Oxford Tie. A profusion of the
moft faihkmablo fiyle m all leather. Taa mad Black,
and all saoderatdy priced. Is not that what you want?
BENNETT'S BIG GROCERY
All orders left before la o'clock Tuesday delivered same day. We close at
Bennetts Rollabale Coffee, pound 30o and 30 green stamps
Bennett s Teas assorted, pound 6o and 60 green stamps
Bennett's Capitol Pepper, pound 1X and 5 green stamps
sweei i-icmea reacnej, j' j " ..r.v
,.B6o and 10 green stamps
,.60o and 25 green stamps
, .800 and 20 green stamps
, ,16o and 10 green stamps
Council Bluffs Stock Sale
Continues Tuesday and all week. Yes, it's warm but the weather
is not nearly so warm as the bargains you'll find in the great
There's a Cool
Saving of from
50 7o to 75
THE RELIABLE STORE
Plenty for All.
Bennett's Capitol Oatmeal or Wheat, package
r . -. I Y. 1
umi)D jumv, yi uum,
Grape Jalce, per bottle (quart)
Cube Pineapple, per can
Charm Table Syrup, bottle
Bennett's Capitol Pancake Flour, package
Btollwerck's Cocoa, can
Stollwerck's Chocolate, V, pound cake ....
Unpolished Rloe, 3 pound sack
Eua-ene Tomatoes, 3 cans for
T M. Pumnkln. Der can
Horse Radish Muetard, bottle
Grand Book and Stationery Sale
From the Council Bluffs Stock Tuesday
Books and Stationery was one of the chief deportments in
this stock and contained only first class, high grade merchandise.
All the stock goes on sale Tuesday at the most wonderful bargain
prices ever known on staple goods.
Carter's Ink, per bottle UH
Carter's Mucilage, at 2 1st
Carter's Library Paste, at 13 Hr
Writing Tablets, worth to 20c. on sale Vf
id 7H V
School Books, go at 5
Teddy Bear Books, each 2H
Henty Books, each 15c
75c Copywrlght Books 3o
$1.00 Copy-wright Rooks .' 39
f 1 .50 Copywrlght Books 75
All 35c books at 10a
All 50c books at 1J)
Bibles at Half Price.
Post Card Albums, up from ...7H
White House Cook Book. 59t
Webster's Dictionary Full sheep
blndlnr, regular $5 value, at $1.39
Encyclopedaes 10c and 2rtc volume.
from the Council Bluffs Stock.
Regular 75c to $2.25 values
25c, 49c and 98c
3S 5f. 7 Ha. 10S 15
Ledgers. Journals, Day Books at Juat
half price. '
Fancy Stationery at half.
Iead Pencils .... l. 2 "n1 SH
Crepe Paper Roll 3
Playing Cards, package "'7C
Post cards, 10 for 5
Envelopes, per package 1
Fancy Work Boxes
from the Council Bluffs Stock.
Toilet Sets, Manicure Sets. Shav
ing Sets, etc., at Just Half Price. .
' ' '
Scores of New and Superior Bargains in Jewelry, Cut
Glass, Fine China, Crockery, Silverware, Pictures, etc. On
Sale and Display Tuesday. . . .
Bargain Day In Cloak Department
It's such matchless values as these that makes this depart- -4
ment one of the busiest spots in Omaha every Tuesday.
100 Dainty Lingerie Dresses that sold
to $7.50, all colors, lace and Inser
tion trimmed, at $2.95
$10.00 Summer Coat In length
tan and blue wash materials, a de
lightful bargain, at 83.95
ntmwt4m XT . . . V, a.- t
BO Linen and Rep Suits that sold to
$20, handsome nw styles, greatest
values ever $5.00
Pretty Lawn Waists -Lace'losertlon
and embroidery trimmed, big assort
ment, $1.50 values, choice . . . . flfr
lie and 10 green stamps
Mm ,n.l in ffrn stamDS
,.B3o and 10 green stamps
,.30o and 10 green stamps
..10o and 5 green stamps
iaV4o and 10 green stampi
Horse. Kamsn mumaru, uuuio ii , in ... ',
V. u.. t. sinnn run 30o and 20 green stamps
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Quality Is Our Guide
rlf FLOUR ffC
PLEASES THE MOST CRITICAL
At all grocers
UPPIKB MILLINO COMPACT. OMiHi
Tafi's Dental Rooms
TVe have taken 200 pairs of
Men's Oxfords broken lots,
but a good variety of sizes.
Patent colt blucher, Russia
calf, both blucher and button.
These are all fresh goods.
Regular values $3.50 and
and $4.00; on sale Tuesday
Infant; Hat, Caps and Bonnets that sold to $1.00, at Yfit
,VW aitvi aaaot liurj MDUlilUCUt 1UI BC"1.Ul.U,
Extra Specials for Tuesday
In Our Famous Domestic Room
12V2C nice fluffy striped Outing Flannel, light colors for night
shirts, etc., in 5 to 20 yards in piece shorts of the English out
Extra fine woven corded flannenettes, 32 inches wide, always
sells at 12i2o to 15c a yard; Persian designs for wrappers,
kimonos, waists, etc 1l0c
81x90 sheets, made of Utlca sheetings. They are seconds, but you cannot
find any imperfection. They sell regularly at 85c each. We have a limited
quantity at ...,..... fis
72x90, same as above '
10 specials for 30 minutes each on Tuesday. p
Wool Dress Goods
We are now ready to take
orders in our New Tailor Dept.
for Skirts, "Waists, Suits, Coats,
Capes, etc. Inquire at Dress
Broadcloths, per yard $7.50. S5.0O.
$4.00. $3.00. S2.0O. Ul.OO
Novelties $4. $3. 81
All Wool Serges, $2. $1.50. $1.25
and $1.00 P yard.
All Wool Serges. 75., 59, a yard.
The greatest variety of all wool dress
goods in the west.
39c fine poplins, reduced to .25?
25c fine poplins, reduced to'. . . . 10(
Arnold's 36-lnch floe flannelettes
the best In the world, worth 18c
on sale Tuesday, -at, yard... 12
Genuine French percales, , made ex
pressly for fine .shirts ' and shirt
waists, fast colors, worth 18c, will
so at ' 12tt
Five specials in Lace Curtains, new
novelties Just 'In, On sale at, per
pair H.95. $8.96. 14.95, $5.05
See our new line of X, XX and XXX
satlnes for fine draperies. '
Peach, Pear, Crab Apple Sale Tuesday
One carload of extra Fancy California Elberta Freeatone Peaches. These are
the finest kind grown for canning. Tomorrow, Tuesday, per box: .$1.10
One carload of extra Fancy California Bartlett Pears, nothing finer grown.
Pearb have advanced 50c a box for this sale only we will continue to sell
them, per bushel box v ......... .$2.25
CRAB APPLES FOR JELLY Large market basket , fancy Whitney Crab
Apples, while they last,- per basket 25
20 lbs. best Pure Cane Granulated Sugar .$1.00
Monday's prices in all groceries, butter, cheese, crackers, fruit and veg
etables. TRY MYDEN'S FIRST ?AY0
of any white canvas or genu
ine white buck oxfords, $3.50,
$4.00 and $5.00 values
Drexel Shoe Co.
1119 Faroam Street
TWENTIETH CENTURY FARMER
Oa DaUu a Kcar,
OWN A HOME in IDAHO
The Big Lost River Tract Will Be Opened for
Entry Sept. 151b', 1909.
It contains eighty thousand acres of land that is noted for Its
wonderful crops and for the largest returns, per acre, of any locality
in the deciduous fruit belt of the United States.
This is a Carey Act project the state guarantees everything
Water will be ready for delivery in May, 1910.
The price of water is $40.00 per acre, plus 60 cents for the land.
The first payment will be $4.25 per acre. Ten years time will, be
allowed to pay the balance of purchase price.
It Vill Pay You to nvestigalte this Proposition
This Land Can Reached
"The Safe Read to Travel"
Ask for information relative to this land, fares, routes, eta.
Call on or address
CITY TICKET OFFICE, 1324 FARNAM STREET
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