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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: FEBRUARY 13, 1910.
House Hotel and Office Furnishers
EXTENSION AVOIDS POLITICS
University of Nebraska Authorities
f Come to Decision.
SE3.VE NOTICE UPON PUBLIC
Henceforth Im This Department Boole
Inns Will Not lie Made for
Men in Political
(Prom Staff Correspondent.)
LiWCOLN, Feb. , 12. (Specials-Chancellor
Samuel Avery has Issued the fol-
"The non-partisan character of the man
agement of. the University of Nebraska
..urlnjr the forty-one years of Ha exist
ence Is a matter of public record and
need not be emphasized In this connection.
Boards of Regents, the majority of whose
mombers were democrats or republicans,
have at all times resisted the pressure of
politicians In a way which has been most
commendable and have established a prec
edent which I not likely to be sot aslda
at eny time In the future.
"Heeently there has arisen a question of
the propriety of scheduling, under the
auspices of the university extension de
partment, certain men in the state who
yirt candidates for office or who are sup--potx-d
to be fcuch, It has been, up to the
presont, the policy of this department to
publish- In its list of available speakers
the names of ,a very large number of pub
lic men of all political parlies who are
waling to discuss on the lecture platform
Wi'ica of public Interest In a non-partisan
way, and In preparing this list no dis
crimination whatever has been made on
account of the politics of the various
eakers. Furthermore, no attempt has
boon rnade o place a speaker at any par
ticular point, and in placing the speaker"
the wish of the several communities have
been the sole determining factor. These
communities pay the actual expenses of
the speakers only, the service being
gratis, and so the work has been con
ducted without expense to the university
except for the maintenance of the central
"However, in spite of the efforts to eon
duot this work In a perfectly non-partisan
way, the presence on the lecture platform
of certain men generally regarded as candi
dates, for office or for re-election has
brought criticism on the university man
agement, generally from those who have
falUd to realise that the local manage
mcs was responsible for the speaker's
presence and a man of a different political
creed could have been secured ff so de
sired. As the work of university extension
Is new to the director and to the uni
versity, the attitude of the state In, regard
to the matter has been followed very
closely by all officials Interested. After
many consultations and a very careful
study of the situation, the director of the
extension work, the chancellor, and all the
numbers of the Board of Rregents who
could be reached for consultation, are
unanimous In the opinion that it Is for
the best ' Interests of the ' university ', that
in the future no one shall be scheduled
to lert'iro under the , department ot uni
versity extension whose presence might be
reasonably Interpreted as representing a
deBire on. the part of the local committee
or on th Part, t apypne else, to Influence
in a partisan way , votes at 'any , coming
election. .... , . .
'Mitpresontatlvea ,of communities, there
fore, which desire the presence of , men In
publlo life should write directly to the
speakers themselves. Any letters from now
on received by the department of university
extension asking for the presence of any
of the gentlemen of the class under con
sideration will be sent to the speakers
asked for, explaining the reason why It is
thought - undesirable to continue their
names on our lists. The university au-
t her Ill's regret that this attitude may. de
prive the people of the state of the oppor
tunity of hearing seme of our public men
of very htgh character and will make It
Impossible for us to serve communities In
the same way that we have In the past,
but the necessity of continuing the uni
versity's record, not only of being non
partisan, but of teeming to b non-partisan.
has outweighed the other considerations.
This change In policy will not, of course,
result In the cancelling of dates already
made, as after a date Is made the depart
ment of university extension has no further
connection with the matter."
Who Gave Oat Ittert
Did Governor Shallenberger or did J. W.
Crabtree give out the letter which W. R.
Rose, then chairman of the republican
state committee, wrote to ' Mr. Crabtrcef
That Is the question which has been asked
around the state house today.
In the office of the governor clerks who
have had to do with the papers on file
raid they had not seen the letter on file
and they believed It was not In the office.
Governor Shallenberger Is out of the city,
so could not be Interviewed.
When he left the office Governor Sheldon
took with him all of his private letters, or
at least he thought he was getting them
Unless the governor himself gave out
the letter It Is thought Mr. Cr.ibtree kept
a copy before sending It to Governor
Sheldon and that he himself furnished the
copy to the demo-pop paper.
ROLL CALL ON GOVERNOR
Records of Board Meetings Show
How He Attends Them.
SPEAKING DATES SEEM PRESSING
Seventeen Times Absent front Board
of Purchase and "applies, Elbt
from Educational Lauds
MIhIt IV as Written to Hasband
Advising; Him as to Selection
HUMBOLDT. Neb., Feb. 12. (Special.)
Mrs. John M. Erockman of Humboldt is
the possessor of a letter written to her
husband by President Abraham Lincoln,
The late Mr. Brockman and Mrs. Brock-
man were both born in Illinois, the for
mer in 1841. Mr. Lincoln in making cam
paign speeches frequently was in the
Brockman neighborhood in iilinois during
the '60s, and not long before his death, a
couple of years ago, Mr. Brockman re
lated his remembrance of a visit from
Lincoln at his father's home.; Young
Brockman and Lincoln became acquainted,
and when the former had reached an age
to decide upon a career for the future he
wrote to Mr. Lincoln, asking his advlco
about taking up the study of law and Its
advisability as a profession. It Is Mr,
Lincoln's reply to this letter that has
been carefully guarded in the Brockman
family ever since some time before the
When Schuyler Colfax was In great de
mand as a publlo speaker he made i
speech at Falls City, Neb., on the "Life
and Character of Lincoln." When In this
part of the state he obtained Mr. Brock
man's Lincoln letter to be exhibited at
a sanitary fair lor the eeneru or tne
soldiers at Indianapolis, Ind. The letter
attracted a great deal of attention at the
Indianapolis fair and before returning it
to Mr. Brockman Colfax had it placed
under glass In a frame, and so it is still
preserved by Mrs. Brockman at her home
In Humboldt. . i,
The letter has monetary value, for not
long , ago a letter written by , President
Lincoln sold for $61 at an auction of
autographs in New York City,
w Vl'M.- flii a as Ml-' I
con SUITS TO 01 1
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Paving- Compalsn In Kearney.
KEARNEY. Neb., Feb. 12. (Special.)
Movement la now on In this city to put
in several blocks of paved streets. 8ev
era! petitions are now out and the chances
are good for much of this work. 'One pe
tition has received the required number
of . signer and takes ' in , the street start
ing at Twenty-second and Central avenue
and running south to Railroad street,
thenoe west on that street to the Union
Pacific depot or First avenue. From that
point it will go north on First avenue to
Twenty-first street and thence east on
Twenty-first street to Central avenue,
Petitions for paving Central avenue north
of Twenty-second street are receiving due
consideration of the property holders and
it Is hoped the entire distance will be cov
red, namely, from the court house to the
Midway hotel, so that the work can
started immediately. The material used
for paving will be brick block. Mayor
Patterson declares that there will be fifty
blocks paved before the first of the year.
Boalneaa . Cbangrec at Ansley.
ANSLEY, Neb., Feb. 12.-rSpeclal.)
Herman A Kern will open a new stock
of clothing at the Dr. Hanna building,
which the First National bank will vacate
this month. Herman & Kern will be
ready for business -by March 1.
C. C. Cooper and James Varney will open
a general store In the building now occu
pied by the C. F. 8. Stlnemier drug stock
when Stlnemier moves Into his fine new
brick building recently completed.
The First National bank will occupy Its
new brick bank building Monday.
. Howard & . Richards of Ravenna have
recently put In a full stock of farm imple
ments her. Frank Howard will .make his
, The new Catholic church was completed
since the new year. This year Ansley will
build a new school building. The prospects
are very favorable for a good crop year
and the farmers are busy getting ready
for the year's work.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Feb. li (Special.) While
Governor Shallenberger has seen fit to "de
plore" the action of a state board the
records of other boards disclose there Is
room for criticising the governor for not
doing something as a member of boards,
The records show that Governor Shallen
berger has deovted considerable more time
to filling speaking dates or to ther business
than he has to his duties as a member of
very Important state boards. In fact, from
the time he became governor of the state
he has attended, according to the records,
only one meeting of the board of purchase
and supplies, at which the quarterly sup
plies for the state Institutions were bought.
The following shows how many meetings
of the Board of Purchase and' Supplies
members have missed and attended since
tne beginning ot tne present administra
January 13 All members present.
January 20 All present exoept treasurer,
February 6 All present except treasurer,
February 11 All present except attorney
February 22 All present except treasurer,
March 26 All present except governor.
.April 6. 7 and 8 (Letting) All present
(governor lor snort time).
April 1 All present except governor.
April 23 All present except treasurer,
May 20 All present except governor.
May 28 All present except governor.
June 9. All present except treasurer.
June 26 All present except governor and
July 1 and 2 All present except governor
July s All present except governor.
July 81 All present except governor and
August 11 All present except governor
September S All present except governor.
September 21 All present except governor
and attorney general.
October 4 All present except secretary
October 6 All present exoept governor
October 13 All present except governor,
October IS All present except governor
and attorney general.
fsovember S All present except treasurer
and attorney general. .
November 20 All present except secretary
December 7 All present except governor
January 8. 1010 All present except gov
ernor and treasurer.
January 11 All present except governor,
February 4 All present except governor.
RJucatlonal Lands and Fonda.
The following shows the meetings of the
Board of Educational Lands and Funds at
which members were not present t
January 20 All present. '
February 6 Treasurer absent.
February 11 Record does not show.
February 22 Treasurer absent.
March II Treasurer absent.
March 9 Attorney general absent.
March 26 Governor absent.
April 23 Treasurer absent; '
May 11 Treasurer absent. - .'
June 9 Treasurer absent.
July 13 Governor and treasurer absent.
August 10 Governor and treasurer absent.
September s Uoverrror absent.
September 14 Governor absent.
October 13 Governor absent.
November 20 All present.
December 15 Governor absent.
January 11 Governor absent.
The two boards are composed of the same
members Governor Shallenberger, Secre
tary of State Junktn, Treasurer Brian, Land
Commissioner Cowles and Attorney General
The Board of Purchase and Supplies has
met twenty-nine times since the beginning
of the present administration. Governor
Shallenberger has missed seventeen meet
ings. Treasurer Brian eleven. Attorney Gen
eral Thompson four, Secretary of State
Junkin two and Land Commissioner Cowles
has attended every meeting.
The Board of Educational Lands and
Funds has met eighteen times during the
same period. Governor Shallenberger has
missed eight meetings. Treasurer Brian
seven. Attorney General Thompson one and
Secretary of State Junkin and Land Com
missioner Cowles have attended tvery meet
ing. , .
Fane Back on Job.
Colonel W. J. Furse, private secretary to
Governor Shallenberger, has returned to
Lincoln from Alma, where he sold at auc
tion twtnty-three head of horses. Colonel
Furse reported that about 400 people at
tended the sale and that several horse
buyers who were present Informed him that
the prices paid were higher than the mar
ket price. The sale netted something over
$3,400. The large prices paid, Mr. Furse said,
he believed was due to the scarcity ot
horses for use on farms. Several profes
sional horse buyers had been buying up all
the surplus stock and for that reason ti.
farmers found themselves short.
Our clearing sale ia nearly at
an end. We still have some nice
suiting and trousor patterns left
of our fall and winter stock. To
dispose of them all we offer these
made to order at about one-half
the regular selling price.
Every garment guaranteed per
fect in fit and style.
304-306 South loth St.. -Near
10th and Faraam. i
wife of E. L. Sargent, one of the early
settlers of the Cedar valley, a lea yeeier-
day after a long Illness.
RKATTtlCE Thirty-seven head of Dur-
am cattle were sold here yenterday by
Henry Williamson of Dlller. They aver-
ged from u0 to law per neaa.
SHUBERT P. D. Oushard will soon erect
cement block factory at Bhiibert. He Is
ivintrnrtlni carpenter and will make
cement blocks in connection with his other
HtlMnOLDT-Cards have been received
hero announcing the approaching marriage
of Mini Ruhr Idle to Dr. George C. Robert
son, at Clarkvllle. Mo.. February Jtt. miss
Idle formerly lived In Humboldt.
rica tripe Jacob P. Beck, for thirty-
two years a resident of Beatrice, died last
evening, aged S3 years. He was engaged In
the harness business here for many years
and leaves a widow and two daughters.
FAIRMONT W. II . Morton, principal of
the high school, has , been employed as
eader of the Fairmont band, tne former
leader. Mr. Gllmore. having resigned to
accept the leadership of the Blue Hill band.
TECUM SEH Rev. U. O. Miller, pastor
of the Baptist church at Gibbon, Neb., hits
accepted the call to tne pastorate oi xne
Tecumneh Baptist church. He will move
his famllv here within the next few weeks.
HflMROLDT A larsre country reception
wa hAlri Tuesday evening at the home of
John Ft- Hunseker and wtfe In honor of
the marriage of their daughter, nose, to
Charles Rist. The wedding ceremony took
place at Pawnee City.
HUMBOLDT One of Richardson county's
pioneer cltlaens, Robert Edle. who lives
several miles soutn or. numooiat, soia nis
farm this week and will move to Emporia,
Kan. Mr. Edie has lived here for forty-four
BEATRICE The case of James Nelson
against F. P. Wickham, Involving the 120
acre farm of the late Horace Wickham,
been decided In favor of tne plaintiff
by the supreme court. The case has been
In the courts tor years.
IP A ti)Mn'T Dn Siindav. February 20.
the Presbyterians and Congregatlonatlnts
begin a special series or evangeusiio meet
ings under the leaaersnip Of iev. jnaries
T. Wheeler of Panla, Kan. Harold R. Cof
fin of Chicago will direct the singing.
NEBRASKA CITY Lmeoln's birth anni
versary was observed by the members of
the Grand Army of the Republic post and
the Woman's Relief corps at Memorial hall
and It was followed by a banquet for all
of the old soldiers and their families.
FAIRMONT George Magee , and Miss
Marls Edmondson were . married at An
thony, Kan., February 8. The groom Is a
son of N. T. Magee, formerly of this place
and the bride Is a stepdaughter of Mrs.
George Bennett-Edmondson. formerly of
this place. ,
NEBRASKA CITY Grand Master J. W.
Kelly and Past Grand Master Covlck of
the I. O. O. F. were here Thrusday even
ing and were the guests of the local
lodge. They put In the secret work and
both delivered addresses. After the meet
ing a banquet was served.
KEARNEY Sheriff Walter Sammons
started Friday on the work of serving dis
tress warrants on delinquent taxpayers.
The number he has to serve this year is
very small as compared with other years.
In some townships there are none ana in
several there is only one or two.
FAIRMONT The Modern Woodmen of
America have chosen sides and are work
ing to see which side can secure the most
members for the lodge. The terms of
contest are an oyster supper for the- win
ning side at the expense of the losers. They
have secured ten new members witnin tne
WYMORE An oil fight Is on here among
Standard oil retailers and an Independent
concern's branch house, which was estab
lished here last week. Tne independent
concern announced that coal oil would be
sold for 10 cents a gallon. Local retailers
at onoe cut the price of Standard kerosene
from 15 cents to 8 cents per gallon.
YORK The business of the York County
qiq-16'IS South Sixteenth Street
Wealthy Pair Surprise Friends.
STELLA, Neb., Feb. It. (Special.) Miss
Anrle Evans of Stella and Will Schroder
of Hiawatha, Kan., were married at Atoh
Ison, Kan., this week and went to St
Louis to spend their honeymoon. They
will reside on a farm near Adrian, Mo.
The marriage means a union of much
wealth, as the groom's family represent
$00,000 of farmincT interests In Brown
county, Kansas, and the bride Is an only
child and will Inherit property to the
value pf about $30,000. She left here alone
In the night and, except her parents, no
one knew of the wedding until announce
ment cards were received.
Poisoned by Spoiled Oysters.
KEARNEY, Neb., Feb. 12.-SpeciaJ.)
Mrs. E. S. Kentner ia very 111 at her home
In this city as ths result of eating oysters
that were stale. Mr. and Mrs. Kentner
were both victims of ptomaine poisoning,
but Mr. Kentner ate so many of the spoiled
oysters that it acted as an emetic and he
escaped any serious sickness, but his wife,
who had partaken very lightly, has been
very sick, and doctors express the opinion
that the illness is of a very serious nature.
V "jrrtde of Omaha," the story goes,
takes the finest bread, you have heard
it tow. ' . . , . '
tt Is in ads by toe trpdlks flouring mill.
And it la sa as the prioe la the grocery MIL
Buoa ,god light bread, piss and cake
Thla thtad of floor la sore to make.
Bo start the xaoata of Tsbruary tight
Vy buyUig a sack at the grooery before
night. v .r
' MRS. R. JENNINGS. . ,
!! Avenue E. Council Bluffs, Ia
Ansley Conrt Hons Fnad.
ANSLEY, Neb.. Feb. 12. (Special.) The
people of Ansley and farmers in the near
vicinity, In order to show their good faith
In agreeing to build a court house In ths
event county division carries, are now rais
ing a fund of $35,000 for that purpose. It is
thought that towns In other parts ot ths
proposed new counties to be formed out of
Custer will form like amounts.
Ships Hon at 83.
FALLS CITY, Neb., Feb. U.-Speolal.)
Grandma Ielti will celebrate her eighty
trira birthday next week. She has worked
hard all her llf and still kseva at the
work, yt rts never known a sick day,
At the age ot S3 she c -kl a rope or
jump a fence without any bad effect a
Fremont Wants Internrban.
FREMONT, Neb., Feb. 12. (Special.) At
a mass meeting of the cltlsens of Fremont
held at the district court room last even
ing a resolution was adopted by a prac
tically unanimous vote, favoring the pass
ing of an ordinance giving a franchise to
the transportation company which is con
templating an lnterurbon road between
this city and Omaha, The court room was
packed and soma thirty people stood In
the aisles. After a brief special meeting
of the council held Inside the bar rail, at
which a resolution was adopted favoring
an interurban franchise under such condi
tions as might be later agreed upon, the
matter was turned over to the citizens.
The sentiment was practically unanimous
In its favor, only one man speaking
against It, and his opposition was solely
because it did not appear that the company
had the actual money on hand to construct
the road at once. -
Ths council will probably pass an ordi
nance at its next meeting. The route of
the road within the city limits has not
been definitely decided upon. It will prob
ably enter on Third street, then west across
the business section to H street, then west
on II to Military avenue and then west
to the city limits. A line up Park avenue
to the park may also be constructed,,
Baby Chokes oa Grain of Corn.
HAMPTON, NebM Feb. U-(Speclal.)-The
13-months-old baby, an only child of Mr.
and Mrs. Hans Madsen, northwest of town,
swallowed a kernel of corn, which caused
Its death while on the way to Aurora,
where the parents were taking it for medi
cal asalstance after everything possible had
been tried In the home by the local physi
cian to extraot the kernel. After death an
Internal examination was made and the
corn found In the windpipe.
Nebraska News Notes.
BEATRICE The girls' basket ball team
of Tobias last evening won from the girls'
team of this city by the score of 16 to 10.
HUMBOLDT The lumber yard at Elk
Creek was bought recently by A- H. Fellers
of this city and will be managed by J. A.
PTELIA Miss Anna Evana, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Evan W. Evans, and Wll
llurn, Mhrader were married In Atchison
CFOJR. RA.puMr, Koaa a Safswt,
IndeDendent Teleohone company has grown
to such a magnitude that at a meeting of
the directors I. C. FYeet, rormeriy con
nected with the York High school. , was of
fered the position of assistant manager to
W. E. Bell. The local company now has
nearly seventy-five persons on Us payroll.
-TECUMSEH Through the efforts of H,
J. Enders a choral society has . been or
ganised In Tecumseh. The first public ap
pearance of the new society will be at the
Grand Army of the Republic celebration of
birth anniversaries or popular American
men. to be held at the Methodist Episcopal
church on the evening of Washington's
' JfAI RMON T Rev. Mr. DeWolf of the
First Methodist church was surprised
Wednesday night by the membership of
his church, who gathered at tne parson
age to heln celebrate the thirty-seventh
anniversary of his birth. On behalf of the
church membership Superintendent Brooks
presented Mr. DeWolf with an elegant
KEARNEY F. F. Robv of the Kearney
Flour mills left Thursday night for Kan
sas City to attend a meeting of the mill
ers of Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Okla
homa, the purpose of the meeting being
to organize a permanent association. The
atfnr-k hv the government upon the proc
ess of bleaching of flour will be fought
by -this association.
HAMPTON F. M. Tlmbllni an old-time
resident of this place, but now of Weeping
Water, came here about three weeks ago
for an Indefinite visit With his daughter,
Mrs. Henry Welch, and has since been very
IrU with Dneumnnla. Other complications
have set In and there Is but little hope for
his recovery, as he Is close to to years oia
He was a very active man In this com
munity for many years.
FAIRMONT The men of the Methodist
Episcopal church met reoently and or
ganized a Methodist rBotherhood and se
lected the following officers: W. G. Brooks,
president; J. R. Easley, first vice presl
dent: C. D. Dumond. second vice president
Elwond Bender, third vice president: J
U. Garey, fourth vice president; Oeorge
Dennis, treasurer; Frank Garey, secretary,
and Rev. L. R. DeWoolf, chaplain
VKRRASKA CITY Word has been re
celved in this cltv of the death of Mrs,
J. C. Gafford at Topeka, Kan. She was
born In Canada and came to this city
with her mother In 1865. and was mar-
rii.T to J r Oaf ford In 1878 and moved
to Kansas. Her husband Is state auditor
of that state and she Is survived by two
sons, born cashiers of banks, and a aaugn
ter. Her maiden name was Lizzie Mor
WYMORE The funeral' of Mrs. Foster
West was held at the home yesterday
morning, Rev. Mr. Volck of the Baptist
church officiating. Interment was in wy
more cemetery. Mra West died Monday
evening, following an operation for abscess.
She Is survived by a 2-months-old baby,
her husband, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 8,
A. Earl and two brothers, Grover and
Clinton Earl, of this city. She was 26 years
NORTH PLATTE A complaint has
been filed in the countv court of thl
county by Solome Cowman charging her
husband with refusal to support ner.
warrant has been Issued for his arrest,
but he evidently left town In haste, as the
officers are unable" to find him. Before
filing the complaint Mrs. Cowman brooded
over her trouble and took a dose of laud
anum, but the timely arrival of a doctor,
who pumped out the contents of her stom
ach, saved her life.
NEBRASKA CITY-The Odd Fellows of
this district are arranging to hold a big
rally and class Initiation in this city at
the Overland theater on March 17. All of
the lodges In this district will join In the
movement and will be assisted by tho
Rebekahs. It will be an all-day session,
followed by a class Initiation in the even
ing in the lodge room. Elaborate arrange
ments have been made for the entertain
ment of those who attend.
NEBRASKA CITY Henry L. Severe, one
of the wealthy young farmers of Palmyra
precinct, was united In marriage today at
noon to Miss Jennie L. Wiles, one of the
leading young women of that part of the
county. The marriage took place at the
home of the bride's parents In the presence
of a large number of relatives and friends.
The young people left Tor the east after
the ceremony, where they will visit until
spring, and on their return will make their
home on a farm belonging to the groom.
NEBRASKA CITY Conductor Thomas
Ryan, one of the oldest conductors on
the Burlington system, who several years
ago. because of the changing of the time
of the running of the trains cut of this
city on that system, moved to Llncutn
and took charge of a day train running
out of that piace, has returned to this
city to make his home and will have
charge of the paeseneer trnln between thla
cltv and Lincoln. This will change Con
ductor Cronkhlte to the Beatrloe passen
Organizers Will Canvass State This
Week to Arouse Interest.
ORIENTAL RUG S ft L-E
TVTOND AY morning, February 14th. we place on
sale over $25,000 worth of clean, newly pur
chased Oriental Rugs. This assortment includes every
desirable make, and in sizes to fit any room or space.
It is impossible to give an individual size and prices
of this large purchase, as rarely are .there two pieces'
of the same size or cost, but we promise to have many
very special prices, as well as choice of some of the
finest rugs we ever put on sale. If not ready t buy yu can spend a,veryv
profitable hour among these exquisite pieces of hand woven goods. .We .
quote a few of the many kinds of rugs in this lot:
Bokhara Rugs. Probably the best known
Oriental Rug in this country are to be repre
sented in this sale in large numbers; sizes that
range from 4x4 up to 7x8; and priced to sell
at from $29.50 to $100.00. '
To try and tell about the hundreds of
small rugs in this sale is useless. ' We promise ,
a line we are proud to offer in Belouchistans,
Daghestans, Kurdestans, ' Mosuls, Antohans '
andLadic. Priced from $5.00 to $65.00. Don't
fail to see this lot.
Kilim and Kiz Kilim. covers and odd
pieces. Some rare values. Sale begins Mon-
I day, February 14th.
Eany Spring Showing of Duchess Curtains
Rt Exceptionally Low Prices
Room sizes in Kermanshah, Serapis, Sa
ruks, Mahal, Shah Abbas, Meshed Rugs, sizes
from 6-3x4-3 to 17-1x10-9. Prices range from
$50.00 to $950.00 each. There are rugs suit
able for the finest rooms.
Librarys, halls and dining rooms can bo
supplied from the choice lots of Khivas, Af
ghan, Kazacks, etc. Those heavy, rich, col
ored rugs so much in demand all sizes and
Oriental Runners, for halls, etc assorted
among many well-known makes as the Ivans,
Saraband and Persian rugs, in all widths and
lengths. Prices low for this class of goods.
White Duchess Lace Curtains pair. .$2.95
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. . .$3.75
Arab and White Lace Curtains pair. $3.05
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. . .$4.25
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. ., $4.50
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. . .$4.75
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. . .$4.95
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. . .$5.00
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair . . .$5.50
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. . .$6.25
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. . .$6.50
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. . .$6.65
Arab Duchess Lace Curtains pair. ..S6.95
Extra Special for Monday Only 30-inch sash net with insertion and edge, white and arab
colors; regular 50c a yard value-r-Monday only, while it lasts, per yardl 19c
LAYMEN'S CAMPAIGN IS ON
EHTEUTAINMENT PLANS MADE
Bigr Dinner ,-o Be Held at Auditorium
on Opening; Kla-ht Over Thou
sand Fenom Will Be
Quarter Million for Charity.
OTJOUCEBTER, Mm. Feb. 11. Prac
tically the whole of an emata valued at up
ward of tZuOOuO la led to charity by the
lata Kev. father J. M. llealey of St. John'a
Human Catholic church, who died lax'
week. The bequaata Include one of frt.Ooa,
which la left aa a permanent fund, the In
terest to be uaed t asalet tha poor of
Gloucester, both Protectant and Catholic.
The efforts of those working for the
Omaha convention of the laymen's mis.
slonary movement to be held here In March
are taking positive direction. Committee
organizations have been completed and
the departmental work has begun. . Mon
day night the deputation committee, which
has In charge the work which will mean
tho spreading of the campaign throughout
the Nebraska territory, will hold a meet
lng and dinner at the Young Men's Chris
At this meeting the territory for each
of tha men who go out to spread the
movement will be chosen. The deputation
committee is to concern Itself only with
Nebraska territory, as Council Bluffs has
a special committee to eare for the por
tion of the Omaha convention district lying
In western Iowa. Sixty county seat towns
In Nebraska are to be covered In the
campaign. The visitors to these towns
will be Omaha layn.en who are interested
In the movement. At each of these towns
they are to familiarize the church people
with the movement for the convention and
what It stands for. In these communities
It Is then presumed that a local organisa
tion for the purpose of carrying 'he move
ment Into the towns about the county seat
will be formed.
Campaign Work Over State.
The men who will take up the work laid
out by the deputation committee have not
yet been chosen. Among those who will
speak over the state are J.. P. Bailey, field
secretary of the Young Men's Christian
association; Judge Sutton, and Bishop Wll
Hams of the Episcopal church.
The entertainment committee, headed by
Harley O. Moorhead, held a meeting Sat
urday at noon to make plans for the con
ventlon week. An official hotel will shortly
be designated and railroad rates for the
convention quoted. The principal wck of
the committee Is In the arrangements for
the big dinner to be given at the opening
night of the convention In the Auditorium
when It Is expected that covers will be
laid for from 1,000 to 1.500 delegates. This
dinner Is to be served by the women of one
of the Omaha churches, yet not chosen,
The statistical committee Is gathering
figures to showhow much Omaha Is send
ing Into the foreign missionary field. Upon
this report much of the important work
of the convention will be based.
Larue Bum for Missionary Work.
The Detroit convention's report showed
that that city was spending 132,000 a
year on mlsrlonary work. The Impetus
given by the movemont Is credited with
an Increase in the annual contributions
to the sum of $103,000 a year. In New
York the Increase attained was from
$400,000 to $760,000. The United States
is now giving about $10,000,000 annually
to foreign missions and those behind the
movement expect that this sum may be
doubled by the series of conventions
which Is to be held across the country.
The "Omaha Standard," recently reached
by the Klrst Presbyterian church here,
has attracted a wide degree of Interest
throughout the country and because of
the attention that has been drawn to this
city the convention to be held here Is of
The Omaha Methodist Preachers' union
Is to meet at the Young Men's Christian
association Monday night foi a discussion
of the missionary movement work.
Dr. Fred H. Hheets of Chicago is being
sent to Omaha by the Methodist Church
I board to lorwara tne interests or the
convention here, and, besides looking
after the part which the Methodists will
take, will address an Inter-denomlna-tlonal
meeting. His dates In Omaha are
BANK RESUMES UNDER LAW
Sooth Dakota Statute Permits Failed
Instltntlon to Continue In Bust
ness After Settlement.
8IOUX FALLS, 8. D.. Feb. 12. (Special.)
South Dakota Is one of the two or three
states In the union which has a clause
In lta banking laws permitting failed
banks under certain conditions to resume
business. This clause Is a part of the
new banking law, enacted by the legisla
ture of 1309, and reads as follows: '
"It the public examiner, upon taking
charge of. a bank as hereinbefore provided,
shall discover that the said bfink is only
temporarily embarrassed, for want of avail
able funds, and that in his opinion the
bank would have been placed In the hands
of a receiver and its affairs liquidated, with
the result that the funds of depositors
would have been tied up for months, and
In the end they would perhaps have had
to accept a very small percentage of tha
amounts actually due them.
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The Weather. '
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FOR NEBRASKA Fair, ., ..
' FOR IOWA Fair; rising temrrature.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday:
Hour: f Tier.
6 a. tn.v .2
0 a. m 2
7-a. m-...'...;..-i..'.. 2
bank assets are sufficient to pay Its lia
bilities," etc., he may permit the officers
and directors of said bank,", under cer
tain conditions, to resume business.
This section of the new banking law
already has been used In the case of the
State bank of Carlock, at Carlock, one
of the new towns in the ceded portion of
the Rosebud Indian reservation. In Gregory
county. Tho bank, because of a tem
porary shortage of funds, recently was
compelled to clone its doors and was placed
In charge of John L. Jones, publlo ex
aminer of South Dakota, who sent a
deputy . to Carlock to take actual charge
of the bank and ascertain ths value of
the assets and extent of the liabilities.
Under the guidance of the state bank
examiner .the bank now has been reorgan
ised and Its affairs are In excellent con
dition and this without any loss or ex
pense to the depositors or creditors of the
Institution. The expense of the state bank
ing department while In charge of the bank
amounted to but $316.06, and this sum was
paid by the stockholders of the reorg&n-
Under the old stat banking law the
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OFFICE OF THE WEATHER BUREAU,
OMAHA, Feb. 12. Official record of tem
perature and precipitation, compared with
the corresponding period of the last three
years: , jaiO. 1905. I'M 11)07.
Maximum temperature .. to 38 43 64
Minimum temperature ... I ' 5 S3 31
Mean temperature ....... 14 22 33 42
Precipitation 00 T .24 .60
Temperature and precipitation departures ,
from the normal at Omaha since March 1,
and compared with the last two years:
Normal temperature 23
deficiency for the day B
Total deficiency since March 1. 192
Normal precipitation .'..'.' .03 Inch
Deficiency for the day 03 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1....3S. 00 Inches
Excess since March 1 4.71 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1909.. 6.02 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, Llu8.. 7.00 Inches
T Indicates trace of precipitation...
Indicates below sero.
L. A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
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