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The Omaha Daily Bee
The OMAHA DEE
Is the most powerful business
getteT In the weRf. because It goea
to the homes or poor anJ rich.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 16, IDOiV
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
I FAGU 11 TO 10.
-t y VOL. xxxix-no. m.
1 1 Secnd
W4 it :
Our Coming Book Sale
Next Monday we open a book sale such as
Omaha never knew before.
Fine de Luxe editions of 44 standard auth
ors, about one-fourth publisher's cost.
Several thousand dollars worth magnificent sets In
complete works. See 16th St. windows. Get a catalogue
In the book Eectlon.
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Tomorrow's Surpassing Bargain
300 fine suits, with two pairs of
full cut kulrker panU. Hmart,
double-breasted coat, in medium
and dark stripes, to fit boys 8 to
15 years. Nothing to equal them
In Omaha under $3.00. $150
Positively year's best J
Boys' Russian Suits, 7 to G-year
sizes. In meXlium and dark stripe
casslmerea and plain red and blue
all wool fabrics, for.... $2.50
PiVs' Russian Suits, with military
r md sailor collar, braid trimmed;
colors brown, tan, olive, royal
and navy, 3 to 6-year sixes. $5.00,
$6.00 and $7.50 suits for 83.75
Boys" Norfolk suits; pleated coats,
with yoke and belt, knlrker pants.
R to 10 years; gray, brown and
blue mixtures, at . .93 ta.&O and 93
Norfolk suits of splendid worsteds,
Scotch mixtures and velour csssl-
meres, at 13.50, 94 and 9S
Boys' Overooat.r -Heavy Russian,
auto and box ?oata. In plain grays
and stripes, also eefers. gray and
reil, flannel lined I to 16 yesr
slses, at 93.00
Absolutely Omaha's Greatest .Economies In
Men's Suits and Overcoats
The new suits on the Bennett tables touch the high water mark In
clothing quality. You'll like the new fabrics. They are well chosen.
The genteel, conservative patterns and the superior tailoring give
them the clean cut appearance that lift them above the commonplace.
Over a thousand superb models In tomorrow's sale, representing bona
fide savings of $2.00 to $5.00 at these prices:
$15, $20, $25
Heavy Winter Overcoats
In regulation and new combination collar styles. New nov
elty check, stripe and plaid effects, as well as plain oxfords.
Heavy, roomy coats fairly bristling $j p (part (Mr
with all the late style tendencies v2Ut wuJ
Cravenette Raincoats Plain and fancy fabrics. An all-the-year-'round
garment, with lots of good service In thetn
at $10 $15 $20
A comprehensive showing of
all the swagger soft hats in
every new shade. '
Smart, becoming shapes for all
men... $2.50 $3 $3.50
Stetson and Crofut & Knapp
Stiff Hats In the newest
blocks $3.50 $3 $2.50
Black Stiff Hats A special
lot, best hat ever sold
Boys' Sweater Coats, gray with
colored trimming ..$1.50
Heavy cotton shirts and draw
ers and wool fleeced ecru
and Yaeger, sizes to 46, 75c
values, each 50
Natural wool shirts and draw
ers, extra heavy and soft,
best $1.50 quality, at ..$1
Men's Sweater Coata, all wool,
oxford grays with combina
tion border trimmings In
best colors, $3.00 coats
More New Hats
Busy, busy, busy never saw such ac
tivity in the Millinery store before. Ben
nett hats are creating a little sensation this
season. - Omaha women see a revelation in
millinery selling here.
hats are . offered- -at
prices that prove a
real surprise for their
littleness to all who
The usual Saturday
prepa rations were
made on a larger scale
New hats have fairly
crowded 1n this week.
nlng eastern style
creations for which the
sual milliner would
ask $10 to $25 are
tgaln featured at our
well known popular
it ' creat
$59 $7.50, SIO, $15
Holiday Novelties - Pyrography
Make selections now. sLarge, new stock wood
to burn. Newest novelties brought out tills year.
60c stamped placques 40c i SOc stamped placques Boo
40c stamped placques 30o 2ic stamped placq.ies 18o
35c stamped placques 8So I 15c stamped placques 100
25c Bottle Art Gloss, for goo
10c Brown Stain, for 7o
11.50 Burning- Outfit 91.00
Victor. 100 assorted, framed pictures, values Too 33o
Shfeefr Music Day
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( rill Any 16c Ladles' Home Journal pattern II J
fj I with the quarterly style book, at SOo jL
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25c and 50c Veiling 10c
Every kind of color Kussla nets, chenllln dots,
chiffon vellln all new. fall styles A
matchless bargain, at. yard
a to Button Vails Season's
newest nolty. 1 4j yards
long", hemstitched chiffon;
II shades, $1.10 everywhere,
Cnlffon Valla 1H yard
Ions; chenille dot and hem
stitched. 1126 valua ..690
Crapa Bjoarfs rretty, new ef
fects, two yards Ions, hem
stitched ends, II 60 qual
ity, for Co
60c Neck uovi, white and
colors, new -oveltles . SSo
Embroidered linen collars,
the 25c kind, at, 1 for SSo
Authoritative Styles' and Superb Tailoring of our
Women's outer garments
A Saturday assemblage of special attractions that eclipse your fondest
expectations. Several hundred metropolitan styles In tailored suits
Just in at prices averaging savings of fS.OO to $7.SO will be In
centive enough to awaken your keenest Interest If you have suit buy-,
lng in mind. They are supremely beautiful In fit and finish. Shown
In worsteds and broadcloths, In all the best colors
, $25, $29.50
Women's Long Fitted Coats
Come In Saturday for coats. The new styles are featured at
popular prices and In greater variety than you anticipate. The
long, neatly fitted tailored coats In black and light shades have
the new pleated skirt that fashionable women must have.
There's an air of elegance, too, to their tailored simplicity that
is very winning. Prices $15.00 $19.50 $25.00 $35.00
Silk Kubberized Coat Sonil-fitted back, shadow stripe design, In
black, green, grays, navy; Just in. Price $15.00
New arrivals In the popular
tailored styles for fall.
Mohair AVaists In' black - and
navy, pleated styles; self cov
ered buttons $3.75
Iilnsn Waists Hand embroidered
or neat pleated models, perfect
fitting garments 93.79
Tailored Wasts In madras and
linen, plain ana . fancy weaves,
pleated and laundered collar and
These usually neglected lines
get liberal showing at Den
nett's. Particularly strong Is
tomorrow's display. We have
a score of smart, winsome
models. Made by tailors who
give their entire endeavors
toward perfectly designing
clothes for misses. The "class
iest" styles of the year in
worsteds, In the best colors
at.... $10.00 d $15.00
Saturday a great day for
It's Children's I lay; we always
have exceptional sales to offer.
Winter coats and dresses get a
price revision for your benefit that
savor of rich economies.
Girls' Wool Cheviot Dresses, new
long waist and full pleated skirt
red, brown Snd blue 6 to 14
year sizes, $6.00 dresses $3.50
Scotch IMald Dresses of Toll du
Nord gingham, kilted skirt. 6 to
14 years; special $2.25
Percale Dresses, In blue and shep
herd checkB, G to 14 years, beau
tifully made $1.25
Girls' Long Coats He.tvy materials,
many pluln cloths, some fancies,
beautiful tailoring 0 to 12 yenrs;
rallies $5 to 6. at . 93.95
Broadolotb and Kerasy Coats For
girls; recj. navy, green, etc., high
grade materials nd superb styles
t '80 and 910.00
Btsrskln Coats New. curly bearskin.
In Kray or white, 2 to 6 years nt
99.96 and 93 9a
Bearskin Coats In new stripe end
Antelope effects, at 94.60 and 98.00
Look Here for Ribbons
Saturday another day for" ribbons close to halt
their real worth. The aisle table are heaped with
for easy choosing
All silk Messallno Molr;
and Taffeta riobons, o
Inches wide, about 20
shades, all best
25c qualities, for.
All silk ribbon In Mesaa
llne and Taffeta, widths
to 4 Inches, full line of
shades and all ioc
and 17c qualities
Come to the Music Dept. that's alive to your needs. .We have the songs you
want and when yon want them. Every new hit is here as scon as published.
Opera Gams A new 60c folio, contain
ing Rosary, Anvil Chorus, Miserere.
Toreadors song and tea others, spe
cial, at 3so
roptdar Kits At A Popular Prloo
Lonesome, O! What I Know About Tou,
Ring Around Rosle, Honey Dear, Sugar
Cane, and our usual line of big sellers,
5,000 copies of music. Bo 6 for ...,35c
Our big sale this week created a sen
sation assortment still complete.
Orth ft Mack's
wonderfully successful Orpheum hit
TIC XAPT AX I. TXI TIME."
This song received a royal reception In
Omaha. The Immense sale cleaned us
out last Saturday, but plenty more
tomorrow, special, per copy 19o
m my y
2j iii tut JJssawT
Cashmere Hosiery "Seconds
We bought a mill's accumulation of slightly Imperfect Cashmere Hose.
Little defects you would scarcely notice did we not mention it. m m
Soft finish hosiery, with Merino heel and toe. On sale Satur- J
Cotton and 1.1.1. Ho.a-Heavy and med- , Boys'
all sixes up to 4, specially made for
boya' wear, .and the best 20c values
ever offered; heavily ilbbed and seam
less, at. oalr loo
turn weignt . Imported
85c, for .-
Bilk Lisle Hose And fine
ported goods, garter iops; ouo mvim,
3 pairs for
BOc CASHMEKE AND GOLF GLOVES, HALF A clean-up purchase of an
importer's samples, broken lines and cancenea orders, rima uu iuw
cashmere, mercerized and golf gloves, made to sell at BOc. A OCp
splendid and seasonable bargain ; titJly
Imnortsd Caps Gloves for women; one- I Mocha Gloves for women;" fine Arabian
cmVp, "prcially made for street wear. Mocha, In black, gray or tan. best
115 valu at B90 J 11.60 quality, at SEo
"MEN'S GLOVES A sample line kid and mocha gloves and mittens
fleeced fur and silk lined at actual factory cost.
SATURDAY FOR HAXDKERCHD3FS.
Women's pure linen embroidered Initial 16c Handkerchiefs for 10
Women's pure linen cross bar Initial 2Mc Handkerchiefs for.' 7
Men's pure linen initial and plain 15c Handkerchiefs for 10?
Double Stamps on Above Three Department All Day Saturday.
Double Stamps Saturday
i,....T!,rP no n,ore Prfp,tly made underclothing
V, "IT J?rmnt: They .re correctly pro.
and neatly finished
throughout, and all un
derpriced for the day.
ts and Pants
oft, fleeced, J5c gar-
In all best
ts and Pants Fine
,rlbbed, fleeced gar
ments, regularly 60c
buy a supply, at 39o
Wnlon Bait, -Flpeced
cotton, fit as perfectly
a a glove,, always 75c
"",'Uta Fine rib
bed fleeced cotton si
garments, will be 7S0
Corset Cover. Knit
medium weight, hleh
neck and long eleev?,
.-..B5o and SOo
Boy.' Hhlrt. and Draw.
Hand Finished Underwear. In
all styles and qualUies.
Y iill i
There is nothing made to equal
tlieui. They embody every Ueelr-
uble feature, and at leaa coat Uiau
lM-al Stove Economy in Buying
renlufcular Oak Heater, with du
plex grate, can be fitted with
magazine to burn hard or soft
coal, haa the smoke consuming
and hot blast features;
No. 26 Peninsular Art Base Burner
Empire Peninsular Base Burner
Electro Peninsular Steel Range
15c Stove Pipe, superior quality,
!5o Japanned Coal Hods, 16 inch,
for , 15
Stove Pipe Dampers. 6 in., for 5?
Stove Polish, Black Eagle or
Black Jack 10
And 10 Stamps.
Sapolln Stove Pipe Enamel. .15
And 10 Stamps.
$t.60 Ash and Garbage Cans. 12
gallon, for OS4
$2.25 Ash and Garbage Cans, cor
rugated, for $1.50
C5c Furnace Scoop, special. .45
yXlTKAB'TB of all the Nebraska
srd other H.-hools and colleges.
QOIJIO KUaTTT-rO A Special la
High brass shells, smokeless powder.
shot. 12 gsuge. worth 114 a ca-
aaBMCrU WiA J U" " 'Hi' I r ft li iTTir-mliri
A handsome table decoration
Cut Glass Fern Dish
With silver lining; exquisite
cutting; with Japanese air
plant, value $10; complete,
Cups and Saucers A one
day event, beautiful Japan
ese decorated China, 1,000
pairs, all 25c quality. .10c
(Limit, 6 pairs to a customer.)
White China Hat Pin Holder for
Sugar Shakers J5
35c square Tea Pot Stands.. 10t
Don't Forget Your Saturday Box
Freshly made f or the day by the
Balduff Pure Candy Co., usual 60s
.New England Yankee Pea
nut Brittle, pound
The good, old .fashioned
you know so well. The 30c
ity, at 15c, or two lbs., 25c.
Best Shoe News in Your Paper Today
Fall and winter footwear for the whole family,
that will give the best service. The acme of shoe values
Women's high boots. In beautiful
new fall styles, in gun calf, pat
ent colt and cloth tops, for dress
and street wear, broadest variety
ever at the price $3.50
Missea Calf Shoes, neat, genteei
in appearance and heavy enougl
for all kinds of weather, slzeb
lltt to 2
pair.... $1.50 to $2.50
Misses Patent Colt Shoes, In
Sizes 11 Vi to 2
A sr. ,
Sizes 8Vs to 11
Good, sturdy shoes, designed on new lasts. Honestly made goods
is shown in this array of offerings for Saturday.
Girls' Shoes for dress and school
wear, in calf and patent colt,
many styles and all sizes
at $1.75 d $2.00
Heavy, stout, all solid leather
shoes for school wear. Our
guarantee of a new pair free
if they go wrong ft assurance
for their qualities.
Sizes 9 to 12 for $1.35
Sizes 12 to 2 for $1.75
Sizes IVi to 5Vi for...$2.00
Infants and Children s Shoes
Late fall Shoes for men
Never better assortment at Ben
. nett's than right now. We
show the highest grade shoes
in America at $3.50, In patent
colt, vlci and box calf, regular
and blucher cut. You'll get
more shoe satisfaction and
comfort here than you ever
had before for. $3.50
Men's Work Shoes An excep
tionally strong line in now, in
tan or black leathers
00 pairs on sale for Saturday
Save in Omaha's Greatest Grocerv
iat for Htnrrf.w
-. - a'vai. Viun ee, i DOunu
KS'Ii ' hallen' Coffee. 1 pound
feins r Tnl"- "oi. pound ?:. : ::;
tea birtlngs. pound
fcugar Cane Juice, large bottle'!;.'
Virginia Swiss Cheese, pound
I ream Cheese, pound ..
Tea Garden Preserves, aasorted.'jar
jftacfov srws&i ' ' " ' : ' ' ' ' ' : ' ' '
Kamo Catsup, bottle
Queen Cider Vlnear large 'bottle: '.
Golden Harvest Bird" Seed, pkg "
Sweet Pickled Peaches, quart
E V"' l "ota. for so
srresaW" 8oap' 10 br- -s?
w'tf auce 5o
r.L T "" oij-mgiess wean
Bennett'. Caplt'oV Flour,' s'ar'k' '.
. . ISo and
. . SOo and
. . 300 anil
. lOo and
vlcl kid, patent tip, lace and button shoes, all 60c qualities, per
$2.50 Corsets at $1.29
All sizes, but quantity is limited. Year's best
styles. Shop early.
This is a new Diretoire model of sturdy batiste,
with long hip and high bust, with a skirt effect
extending well over the hips. Honed with 'non
rustable stays and embroidery trimmed, two pairs
supporters. Made for $2.50 selling; (
Carload Keifer Pears
Barrel $4.00 Bushel.
Cooking Apples, peck. .20
Sweet Apples, peck....25
Jonathan Apples, peck.40
Quinces, dozen 25J
Head Lettuce 100
Hothouse Lettuce, 2 for.5
Michigan Celery, 2 stalks 5
Egg Plant, 2 for 5
Spinach, peck . , 15t?
Green Tomatoes, bask. 25
Pickling Onions, basket 50
Cranberries, quart .... 10
Roasted Peanuts, quart. . 5
10 green stamps
76 itreen stamps
10 green stamps
-0 ren stamps
10 green stamps
10 green stamps
JO green stamps
10 gr-en stamps
20 green stamps
70o Inrt ia 1'" a"ls
:: m ani ; -n st,np;
. ..'.'.'" i'o andJ ,2n ""' ',a"'P''
fl? ."'I, 1,Kr"'' stamps
0"cni. 10 "-'"'n stamp,
n.. Or'd PlnsappU. v
ti ? Hav trandi-ur regular
.!are" b'r"'lVour'regUla'r' zd'o' quaU
.l.es and RO green .i.rXT..
. " . narR
Hennert'a Oani.Ai n i. . .
f,-ni . i H Jr.". aing rowoer, o-pound pn ai nn " ' B-"-n stamps
alldet fancy Oil Sardines can... pouna can and 100 green stamps
r'ft ChIp' fIeAh m,1: peela'l.'Yh. Bn'1 10 n stamps
Cocoanut Bar, and Fruit Cook.es. fresh m,toViZ.r no,.n, .,
Chirlt PTIQ fresh Dressed for r alf e
miM-dlfr the Families of Qm,h,' lh 12U
Pi LV l?ek" " f . choice ords, p,ompUy
per pound .. 94c Laa!b CUoPa " 7.
Prime ib oaat ,1 loln- Pr Pound I
Cudahy . hams, regular .ug'a'r Vu'red-8 to 14 lb.; eac'h'.'per
rolled, bones out, lb.
Caolo. rot oas
shouldur, per pound
shoulder. 4 lb
per pound ..
per pound ..
7 lbs. fu
BUILDS STRANGEST OF HOUSES
A ( 1 aaklagtoa Stat. Horn. that
Daisies wltk Mlrre
Among the stranaest home, on record,
perhaps in the United States. I. that of
Alexander Stuart of Walt.burg, Wash.,
a one-time farmer. lie ha. spent th. best
part of two years In personally supervis
ing th. construction of his residence, which,
hen completed, will be on. of th. flnast
examples of Interior finishing In the north
meat. repUndnt In mosala floors of oak.
roal.ogany and maple, shining with thirty
tt'aja Klaus mirrors, which weigh nearly
Jt a Un, and glowing with th. dark red
o' fir, finished in Imitation of mahogaay.
In outward appearance th. house la an
orlnary IVltry resldenc. In an ordinary,
but p etty country town. Th. first thing
to attract attention 1. th. yard, which,
at tor a thin strip for roses, and a .trip
of lawn some ten feet wld. on the other
side, is plastesad over with cement. In
this cement yard there ar. two circular
openings to th. soil, which will be utilised
by shubbery, otherwise th. exterior Is
harsh and gray.
One. within, however, th. eyes ar. du
lled with th. elegance, which, even In the
unfinished state. Is everywhere apparent.
Th. floor are of rare parquetry design
with th. elegant "rug finish." This d
deslgn runs through living room, dining
room, hall and parlor, though, no two
room. ar. floored. In th. same design.,
Th. baseboards, door facings, etc., ar. of
curly fir, with th. grain brought out clearly
In deep red mahogany stain. Fine, pressed
bead-work adorns all th. corners, giving
a inin of riotous richness. Th. walla
are In hard, whit, plaster, their simplicity
contrasting sharply with th. gorgeousnes
of tbe wood finishing.
The sliding doors between ball and din
ing room ar. of plat, glass panels of the
richest grinding and polish, and this
schema ha. been carried out In all th. Im
portant door both upstair, and down. Be
tween dining room and kitchen the door Is
merely of plat, glass and transparent Th.
windows, even, in th. back kitchen, are
of enormously heavy French beveled glass,
so clear that on Is hardly conscious of
thalr "presence. '
At every turn th. visitor will be met by
hi own Image, advancing or retreating,
or sidling away from him at an angle.
From on. point in th. parlor a person can
stand and see all th. persons and objects
In th. dining room across th. hall. In lha
living room and even Into th. kitchen.
Upstair. Mf.ral bedrooms ar. finished
In th. parquet flooring and stained Imi
tation of mahogany as below. They are
spacious and well lighted, th. same grade
of glaaa Mni used her. as elsewhere. In
lh. attlo there ar. three servants' rooms.
reached by a stairway ot. hiKhly polished
mahogany steps, uncarpented.
A Masonic design on a tiny light placed
ln the front gable will also peep down at
the passerby from Its high ne?t. There is
a special switch in the attic for turning
on and off this gable light.
In the basement htavy glass doors sep
arate the apartments, which arex well fin
ished in cement floors and. white, hard
plastered walls. Throughout the basement
the hinges, door knobs, etc.," are of brass
as good as Is usually found on front doors
of ordinary houses. Spokane Review. '
FAMOUS MAKER OF VIOLINS
Bfferd nf line of the Last of th.
Old Srheol of Fiddler, la
At ii y.ars of age air. Franklin Rich
ardson of Canton, ale., la Maine's famous
old violin maker.
i inurouKn v raiMn.t. I
He is one of the last ot the old school
of fiddlers and dancing school masters
who learned to play his first stringed in
strument when but 14 years of age; who
made five violins before he was 30; who
organised and led th. brass band that
played for the Sixteenth Maine regiment
through Grant's campaign; who taught
dancing tor forty years until he was TO
years of age, and mho ts still making vio
lins that sell (or 3u0.
"If you'll just take a squint ' at that
number, you'll se. It I. 175. I think this is
the last violin I shall ever make, for when
the varnish Is dry and It is strung I shall
send the Instrument to on. of my great
grandsons, to be banded down from gener
ation to generation as a family heirloom."
"When I was 1 years old." continued Mr.
Richardson, "I heard a violin for the first
time. A man on his way to work took his
'fiddle' along with him and plsyed as he
walked past my house on. day.
was morougnly fascinated i,,.iiu
craiy over the Instrument I went to the
owner of It and learned that It was valued
at 13. by him. I then besought my father
for th. purchase money. He said If I could
learn to play It within a given time a mat
ter of a week or so be would buy It for
"I secured possession of th. Instrument
as soon as possible, on th. condition named.
In leas than an hour I had mastered 'Auld
lng Syne" on th. strings and satisfied my
father's demand. But th. first was not the
"As soon as I heard a better Instrument
I besought my father again to buy this for
me and he consented to let me have a J10
instr ment. and yet again I heard a better,
but In this case my desire to possess such
an Instrument had no weight with my
fathe.-. Th. cash for it was not forthcom
"Thn It was that I decided 1 could make
a better 'fiddle' than mv tin
th. pement. I 7 J
""til I had made fiv. oefore I was 20 year,
old. and one to my fancy at last -In
the pa-lor of his Canton home the vet
eran drew from a cae. with ne..i.-.
affectionate touch, a violin probably m
y-ar. old. a. 1, had been In on. family for
five generations. It 1. undoubtedly worth
e. ihen in a dlnlfled way he faced
about at the end .f the cosy room, as he
might if he were on a stane t..f..r. . ....
dlence. and die hla bow across the strings.
ii. o!i-iinie immuual me.ouies se.J
forth, mellow and rich, till one forgot a. I
but this old muMc played on this old In
strument by this old man. whose quick
fingers and accurate technique contrusled
bewllderltigly with the sliver head that bent
over tbe string. It was an impression to
be received once in a lifetime, memorable
for its pathos. BoMton Globa.
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