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II I H HKK: OMAHA. SATl'lJDAY. APKIL !. 1!1.
Special Sale -Millinery
200 PATTERN HATS
From 4 Fifth Ave. Importer, (JA
Actually Worth up to $20. t 4 V
Such beautiful spring hats were never
before offered in Omaha at bargains like
those- All the most popular straws, trimmed
in the very newest
fashion all colors;
large and medium
shapes. Your choice
Exquisite Spring Hats at $25
Elegant new models of early summer hats,
brought forward for Saturday many ex
treme new styles shown for the first C
time, at . . . .
I.randeis Moderate Priced Millinery is always
correct in style hundreds of up-to- $ J?
date styles, at J
j'Pietty Juvenile styles In
I1 ier ale, ginghams iinil
; chambrays; practical lit
i lie school dresses, at
59c, 98c. $1
r , PM...H. .....mi r mi imi in i i.n if 'nil AilJUi 1 1 -.---- ..ssr.T.arca
If 5s. i., v TFvV TrT TP Jr -'fj JpJ sf I
FT TIM -111 .A Ml ! !V ' ;
"HW"""W ii mil ! ! w mm 111 sail ijiiwl. in urn w asJ
Painty little lingerie ef
fects for dresy wear anil
pretty ouminrr frocks
scorei of new styles, at
$398 to $10
I , OMAHA
All the Women's Lingerie ad Wasl Brasses
From The Elite Cloak Co., and the 5th Ave. Tailors (N. Y.)
woShSp t.$15, In Oie Big Lot at $5
We have taken all the fine wash and lingerie dresses from these two big purchases and
grouped them in one lot for Saturday..
Every dress is a new spring style for UMO. They were bought expressly
for this spring's trade wash dresses are both white and colors the lingerie
frocks are beautifully trimmed with fine embroideries.
Every size is represented. There are scores of styles.
These dresses are worth as high as $1. ".()() each.
ON SALE IN BASEMENT CLOAK DEPARTMENT at
Sale of leather Bags
10 und lL'-inch genuine seal and
goat leather bags, lined in red
and tan leathers, fitted with
mirror, cut glass smelling bot
tle, purse and calling tablet,
powder puff and card case
worth up to $7.50, $J75
Hundreds of $1.00 and $1.25
Solid Leather Bags Leather lined; t
your choice, main floor i
0 . .
to y i m
f I II
4 tt .,
W. A. Rogers' 26-plece
oak chest; velvet lined;
6 knives, 6 forks, 6 tea
spoons, 6 table spoons,
1 butter knife, 1 sugar
shell; 26 pieces war
years, at .
Jjoran Pins; the only pin
with a spring; genuine
gold plated pins; each
with a two-year guaran
tee for wear,
3 pins for . ,
25-year, guaranteed sil
ver, in lettuce forks,
sardine forks, table
spoons, oyster forks,
butter . knives, fruit
knives, etc., worth up to
New Braid Pins
mounted in fine
white French bril
liants; from $50
50c un to
Newest Models in
We have just received the newest arrivals in spring suits.
These are all the very latest spring effects and show nov
elty features now shown for the first time. They are Vuu-
MJ I ) LUtjT tif.ully tailored, newest weaves fa f fa A fk (hAP
f&Mw tr:::. ;w5-MW5
Smart 1-Piece Spring Dresses in Silk Wool Fabrics
Smartly made of the new fancy and plain silks, also the new light weight wool dresses,
adapted lor spring wear. Styles that you cannot find elsewhere in
Omaha at $10.00, $12.50 and $li.00.
Fashionable Capes for Spring Wear
These capes are very pretty and very practical for this spring
wear made of those light weight broadcloths in all the new shades
specially good values at $5.98 and up.
The Cleverest New Styles in Waists
Brandeis is showing the cleverest, new waists that include all the
very newest 1!)10 features smart lingerie waists, trimmed with lace
tucks and insertions; some are medallion trimmed while others have fJ-S
beautiful yoke effects. The plain tailored waists are also prettier "
than ever this season scores of styles sizes 32 to 44, at We have just received a spociai ship
98c, $1.50, $1.98, $2.50
Spring's Smartest Styles
Brandeis stores show the most new styles
and the best new styles in women's reliable
footwear, moderately priced.
New Patent Colt
Tumps, welt sewed.
New Gun Metal
Tumps, welt 6ewed.
New 2 and 3-eyelet
writ sewed Oxfords.
New Gun Metal Ox
fords. New Vlcl Kid Lace
Extra Special Saturday 3ot.iiA. w
400 Pr. Women's $3 Shoes $1.93 Pr.
Best sewed velour calfs ankle strap pumps;
patent leather ankle strap pumps and welt
sewed oxfords all new up-to-date spring
styles; positively worth $.'?. 10 (fc r
a pair, at, pair fylJJ
ment of Sample Gowns and Dresses.
Exquisite new models for spring will go
at about one-third off the regular prices.
Specials in Drug Dept.
25c Sanltol Tooth Past,
Tic Lilac Talcum row6r,
at ' To
fiOc I'ompeun Massage, 34o
.'5c ' nr. Graves' "yootli
powder, at 12o
2uo Dental Tooth Paste,
Kie Chamois . . . '. '..90
35c Perfect Face Powder.
00c Java nice Powder, 38c
u enkos Ivory Soup.... 19c
60o Crab A.pple prfum.
per ounce, special ... .190
10c Sinola 7o
7Bc Rubber Oloves. . . .390
10c Wllliums Shaving Hoap,
special, cake So
25c bottle Hydrogen Per
oxide, special 90
San.safras Bark, In oc, lfle,
15c, 0c and "uc packages.
Cedar Flakes, pkg 12o
10 cake.s Castile Soap.. 850
1 lb. I'O-Mule-Tcani Borax.
CARD CASL FRKE
WlthlOO Calling "-
Cards, at mJ
In , our , curd ..shop east arcade
handsome aluminum card case and
100 name cards Saturday
"We also offer fine kid finish invita
tions and announcements, includ
ing inside and outside envelopes
latest styles; regular $7."j() grade,
for only $4.00 per 100.
Saturday is Maple Day
Delicious Maple Penochis, ;'maple
peanut clusters, maple gemsj maple
glace caramels, etc. special AA.
for Saturday, at, pound. 4iUl
See our candy meat market the.
most unique thing you ever saw.
Get a box of delicious candy Dutch
HUMAN HAIR GOODS
Our Latest Parisian Novjliy
The Turban Cluster
Made of natural Hr'
wavy an ir, .to.vw .-f. "
at ... .
Our crochet Braids
measuring fully I'.O
Indies long; good
and full; made of
the finest medium
grade hair; in as
sorted colors; with
the exception of
gray and white
for Sat- a no
urday, at . u.JO
The Turban Braid, made of fine French hair:
Saturday, $8.00 values at $5.00
cil sizes; Satur
day only, 50c
roll. 24-in. 7.")'.
value . .50c
A I lover Net
a tl ox.
Carnations at 2c Each
10,000 home grown carnations in our cut
flower department, main floor.N (let all you
want no limit. .
American Beantlaa ....ice
tM hi v m r m vn atm
TWO FAMOUS CONVENTIONS
Republican Leaders at Minneapolis
and Democrats at Chicago in 1892.
political history in making
Cleveland' Third lampaiau and Kei'-
ond Election to the I'rnldrnrr
Start ol l'eoplr'ii Part
at Omaha. ' -,
Tlif tenth republican national convention
was called to order In the Industrial K
posltlou buildlntt at Minneapolis", Minn.,
June 7. 1892, by James S. Olarkson, chair
man of'.tha republican natlonul cunimtttee.
Three days before Jamea UllleMpta llaine,
Kecretary of state under President Har
rison, recognized candidate for the nomina
tion, had In a curtly worded note which
liermltted no answer save that of accept
ance without regrets, resigned from his
high office. The resignation on the eve
of the convention's meeting was the start
ling and dramatic Incident of the ante
conventlon period. It was at once Inter
preted by both friends and foes as an an
nouncement that the man whose name had
been presented to four republican conven
tions was again a candidate for the repub
lican presidential nomination.
The friends of President Harrison de
nounced the action as treasonable, de
claring that If Blaine still cherished such
ambitions he should have retired earlier
from the cabinet. Blaine's friends defended
his course and when the delegates gathered
in Minneapolis the opposition to Harrison
had, despite the tardiness of the resigna
tion, assumed such strength that Ulalne
supporters gained control of the preliminary
organliatlon and J. Sloat Fassett of New
Tork, an opponent of Harrison, was named
it temporary chairman.
Very early In the course of the proceed
ings the charge was made that the con
vention waa packed with Harrison office
holders. It was openly asserted that out
of 460 Harrison delegates. 132 were com
missioned officeholders, and that as many
of these were from the south, they repre
sented no republican constituency. That
the charge was not groundless was shown
in the fact that of eighteen delegates from
South Carolina, eleven were officeholders
and that Georgia sent twenty-two office
holders In its delegation of thirty-five.
Harrison had ullenated many of the
strong men of his party, among them Sen
ators Piatt, Quay, Stockbridge and
Hansbrough. Others opposing him were
Chairman Clarkson, Warner Miller of New
York. Payne of Wisconsin. Fassett of New
ork. Conger of Ohio, Scott of West Vir
ginia, Senator Wolcott of Colorado,
Chauneey I. Filly of Missouri and Knight
Ills supporters-and as events proved, he
had enough to win the nomination were
led by John t New of Indiana, who was
called horns from his duties as consul at
London to take charge of his chiefs cam
pslgn. Test of lrah.
Ths first real test vots between the Har
rison and Blatue men came on tbe third
day of the convention. William McKinley.
Jr., of Ohio, who had been mentioned as a
possible dark horse should the fight be
tween the two leading candidates develop
a deadlock, had been selected as permanent
chairman. The committee on credentials
presented a majority anj a minority report.
The delegates about whose title the com
mittee was divided were four at large from
Alabama. The delegates whose seating
was recommended by the majority report
were classed as Harrison men, while the
minority report was In favor of four known
to favor Blaine. The majority report was
supported by Chauneey Uepew of New
York, Massey of Delaware. Powell Clayton
of Arkansas, ltethea of Illinois. Hart of
West Virginia and others. Th minority
report wan supported by Senator JVolcott
of Colorado, Fllley of Missouri, Knight of
California. Puffleld of Michigan and
Warner Miller of New York.
The majorl'y or Harrison report was cur
ried. Demonstration that Foiled. .
On the fourth day, Friday, June 10, Sen
ator Wolcott, in an eloquent speech placed
James U. Hlalne of Maine in nomination,
A spectacular demonstration which lasted
almost half an hour followed. It was led
by a young and pretty woman, Mrs. Car
son Lake, who at first held In her hands
a light colored parasol, which she furled
and unfurled. As though it were a baton,
she controlled the great waves of sound
by Its movements. Later she was given a
flag, which she waved. The galleries joined
In the tumult of enthusiasm, but the dele
gates, most of them pledged to a candidate,
remained largely unmoved. The demons. ra
tion was recognised as a farewell to the
unrewarded statesman rather than an ova
tion to the possible victor.
Blaine's nomination was seconded by W.
H. Kustls of Minnesota. W. K. Molllson of
Mississippi, Warner Miller of New York.
U. B. Boyd of Tennessee and S. W. Donney
H V. Thompson of Indiana presented the
name of President Harrison. This nomina
tion was seconded by Chauneey Pepew of
New York. 11. H. Cheatam of North Caro
lina, John S. Spooner and Bruno Fink of
On the first ballot. Benjamin Harrison
of Indiana was nominated for a second
term, receiving 635 and one-sixth votes.
James Q. Blaine of Maine received 1S2 and
five-sixths vole; William McKlnley, Jr.,
of Ohio. 182; Thomas B. Reed of Maine, 4.
and Kobert T. Lincoln of Illinois, 1.
Blaine's Bitter Year.
It was a bitter year for Blaine.
Henry Clay of the republican parly,
few weeks afler this final pollticul
appointment, and will' the democratic
convention was In sessln t In Chicago, his
son, ICimnons Blaine, d.ed In that city.
Not long before he had lost another son,
Walker, upon whom he had leaned heavily.
The man to whom the democratic conven
tion voted resolutions of sympathy was.
pel haps, not unready or even unwilling for
the final summons which came to him
In the fall of the year which for the second
time since I860 brought defeat to the party
to which lie had given the strength of his
For vice president. Whltelaw Field of
New York was nominated by aoclamatlon.
The platform adopted lauded ths repub
lican party, declared for the policy of pro
tsctlon and reciprocity, for tbe u.e of both
gold and silver with proper restrictions,
demanded the free ballot, denounced the
political methods of certain southern states,
advocuted the extension of foreign com
merce, approved the Monroe doctrine,
favored the restriction of immigration, the
protection of railway employes, condemned
trusts, declared for the extension of the
free delivery service, commended civil
service reform, announced that the
party was in favor of the con
struction ot the Nicaragua canal,'
und of the admission of the remaining ter
ritories at the earliest practicable date, and
declared that while territories they should
be granted the right of self-government as
far as practicable. Arid public lands,
the platform opined, should be
ceded to the states and territories
tit.der congressional restrictions. The
Cloode of Virginia and Martin of West
William C. He Witt of New York pre
sented the name of David Bennett Hill,
and speeches, seconding the nomlnaUon
were made by J. It. Fellows of New York.
John W. Daniel of Virginia, J. W. St.
Clair of West Virginia and Bourke Cock
ran of New York.
Horace Boies of Iowa, who had been
regarded' as good vice presidential timber
by the Cleveland men, developed presi
dential aspirations and was nominated by
John F. Duncombe of Iowa. His nomina
tion was seconded by Henry Watterson of
Kentucky. A. Kernan of Louisiana an!
Clark of Montana.
What the Itallott Showed.
It was most midnight und an equinoctial
storm wns raging when the delegates be
gan to cast their votes for the democratic
presidential candidate, June 22. l-2. A
two-thirds vote, 007, was needea to nomi
nate. On the first ballot, (Jrover Cleveland
of New York received 017'i votes; David
B. Hill of New York. 114; Hoiace Boles of
Iowa, 103; Arthur P. Gorman of Maryland,
3Vs; Adlal K. Stevenson of Illinois, 14a;
John G. Carlisle of Kentucky, 14; William
It. Morrison of Illinois, 3; James E. Camp
bell of Ohio, 2; William C. Whitney of
New York, 1; William K. KuhscII of
Massachusetts, 1, Kobert K. Paulson of
On the first ballot for vice prf s dent
Adlal K. Stevenson of Illinois received 4(2
votes; Isaac V. Gray of Indiana. 343; Allen
B. Morse of Michigan, 40; John L. Mit
chell of Wisconsin, 45; Henry Watterson
of Kentucky. 20; Bourke Cockran of New
York. 6; Lambert Tree of Illinois, 1; and
Horace Boies of Iowa, 1. Changes were
then made which gave Adlal E. Stevenson
the required two-thirds.
Strnuitle Over Tariff.
The only thing approaching a struggle
In this democratic convention was the
discussion over the tariff plank. The one
prepared by the committee on resolutions
was amended and the amendment was
i finally adopted. H denounced republican
protection and pointed to wage reductions
and prevailing strikes in the Iron trade as
the best evidence that the McKlnley tariff
law had not brought prospt-rlty.
The Force bill, aiming at federal control
of southern elections, carne In for Its share
of denunciation, as did sham rtciproclty,
trusts and combinations, the Sherman act
ot luuO, the sweating system and sumptu
ary laws. Civil servloa reform laws, a
strong foreign policy, the World's fir.
the Nicaragua canal, ' popular education,
the territories, railroad employes, water
ways, immigration, pensions, a tax on
tate banks dnrt sympathy for the op
pressed, of. foreign nations furnished ma
terial fur various pianks, but ' the tariff
and Force bill supplied the ac tual strength.
Other Conventions. -
The national people's party held Its first
convention In Omaha, Neb., from July 2
to July 5. The new party declared Itself
In favor of the free coinage c' silver, an
Income tax and the government ownership
of railroads und telegraph and telephone
lilies. James li. Wciver of Iowa wa-s nom
inated for the" presidency; James O. Field
of Virginia for the vice presidency. C. H.
Elllnton of Georgia served as , temporary
chairman, II. L. Loucks of South Dakota
us permanent chairman.
The socialist-labor conventlun met in
New York City, August 2S, and nominated
Simon Wing of Massachusetts for presi
dent and Charles H. Matchett of New
York for vice president. It declared
for an entire change in the system.
World's Columbian exposition was rec
ognized in a resolution stating that con
gress should enact reasonable legislation
for Its aid. Temperance, morality, the
veterans and Harrison's administration
were also given some kind words.
The convention adjourned June 19, having
been In session four days.
Democrats at the Wlaxwaiii.
The movement for the nomination of
Grover Cleveland as the standard hearer
of tho democratic party began almost as
soon as President Harrison succeeded him,
March 4, I(-S9. During the four years of
Harrison's administration, Cleveland lived
in New York City. Kvery public address
which he made was closely scrutinized and
the sentiment in his favor strengthened
with the passage of the months.. When the
convention years of 1SH2 dawned, in almost
every state of the union there was a
strong feeling among democrats ut larxc
that he was the national candidate. When,
therefore, the New York state machine,
controlled by Tammany, with Croker at
Its head, so manipulated the state conven
tion, held at Albany, February 22, 1W2, that
the delegation to the national convention
was Instructed for Dav.d II. H 11, ureal
was the Indignation. The convention was
denounced as a snap convention and the
anti-snap movement, having for its pur
pose tho lustration of the scheme of the
New York machine politicians, waxed
strong and vigorous.
guite early In the spring ot 192 .William
C. Whitney of New York took charge of
the organization work for the Cleveland
nomination, and by the time the demo
cratic natlonul convention assembled In
Chicago the result of the convention was
The convention waa called to order June
21 and adjourned June 23, but a sho.ter
time would have sufficed bad not the city
been assared of a sess.on of at least tines
days. It was the year preceding that ot the
World's Columbian exposition. For the
meetings of the convention a laige building
on the lake front, called the Wigwam, had
been especially constructed. As first
planned, this waa to be covered with a
canvas roof, but the months of June and
July wera months of storms and after one
roof of canvas hail been destroyed a cov
ering of wood was substituted. This change
and another Increasing the vesting capa
city occasioned some fear as to the safety
of the building. These fears proved
groundless, though the elements were un-
friendly and several of the sessions were
held during violent storms, which made .
hearing difficult and necessitated the use
of open umbrellas in the convention hall.
Though the New York delegation sup
porting Hill waa beaten before the con
vention assembled, as Cleveland com
manded more than the necessary two
thirds on the first ballot, It made a brave
showing. One of the most eloquent speeches
of Bourke Cockran was that second. ng
the nomination of IIII and opposing that
of Cleveland, which was delivered after
midnight just before the' ballot for presi
dential candidate was tuken.
William C Owens of Kentucky was
temporary chairman, William L. Wilson
of West Virginia, permanent chairman.
As the New York delegation was pledged
to Hill, Governor Leon Abbett of New
Jersey presented tho name of Grover Cleve
land of New York. Speeches seconding his
nomination were made by Oeorg-o F. Pat
terson of Cullfornia, A. W. Green of Il
linois, W. K. English of Indiana, Fenton of
Kansas, J. A. McKenzle of Kentuckv,
Patrick A. Collins of Massachusetts, W,
H. Wallace of Missouri, Hensel of Penn
sylvania, G. W. Ochs of Tennessee, John
of government. Its social demands In
cluded federal and municipal control of
public utilities and public lands.
Tho prohibition convention met In Cin
cinnati June 1, with John P. St. John of
Kansas as temporary chairman, and L'li
Kltter of Indiana as permanent chairman.
John Bldwell of California was nominated
for president. Other candidates voted for
were Gideon T. Stewart of Ohio, W. Jen
nings Demurest of New York, H. Clay
iiuscoin of New York, J. B. Cranfill of
TeX'is was chosen. Others voted for wero
Joshua Levering of Maryland, W. W. Sat
teily ot Minnesota, Thomas 11 Carskadon
of West Virginia.
The election took place November 8, 1W2.
Forty-four states voted, six new states
Idaho, Montana North and South Dakota,
Washington and Wyoming baving been
admitted since tho previous presidential
election, Wyoming had sent women as al
ternate delegates to the republican con
vention. Of a total popuar vote of 12,036,089, Cleve
land received 6,r.r6,S2S votes; Harrison,
5.1?,106; Weaver, 1,041.021; Bldwell, 2i2,C34,
and Wing, 21,104 votes.
Of the electoral vote, Cleveland was given
277 out of a possible 444; Harrison, 145;
During this period, the Fifty-third con
gress had In the senate forty-four demo
crats, thirty-eight republicans, one inde-
pendent, two alliance. In the house, S2U
j democrats, 128 republicans and eight popu
The Fifty-fourth congress had In the
senate thirty-nine democrats, forty-four re
i publicans, six alliance. In the house, 104
i democrats, 241 republicans, one silverite
and seven populists. Henry Balrd Cham
berlain in The Voter, Chicago.
Return df Leslie
Will Hold Two Jobs Until County
Judge Gets Back from California.
pects to return. Mr. Trainor will be sworn
In as mayor of South Omaha Tuesilav
and would resign from the commissioners
at once If the other members ef the board
did not Insist that he help ninth u num
ber of matters under considi ration.
County Judge Leslie left Friday morning
for a two weeks' trip to California, where
he goes to look after some land In which
ha and several other. Omahans are Jointly
Interested. It Is not expected that County
Commissioner Trainor will resign before
the county judge returns, so a meeting of
tho election board would not have been
necessary before the day Judge Ixslie ex-
A Tolnl l'.cll;e
of the functions of stonvieh. liver, l idneys
and bowels Is quickly disposed ot it
Klectrlc Hitters. M)c. Fur .sale by llu!on
MacYclah Mill Not Itetlrr.
WASHINGTON, April 8. "I have no in
tention of retiring from President Tuft's
cabinet." declared Secretary MacVeagh
today.' " 1 do not know the source of the
rumors which are being circulated through
tile press, but they are entirely without
Every mother should know that Cham
berlain's Cough Hemsdy la perfectly iaf.
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