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The new extension gave us an opportunity to largely increase very important departments -of our business.
You will be interested at this time in those Sections which contain
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ootils uLKtable and 'Specially Adapted to Yuietide
An entire new Section given over to Sterling and Fancy Jewelry not the trashy kind such as the BLOWHARDS carry, but high grade good3 such as arc sold only in irh gTaJe scoots,
few prices as attractions for Saturday to show also that it is possible to sell STANDARD QUALITY AT LITTLE PRICES. '
For Saturday Then Sterling Silver Frames at
3S think 0f that; nnl then more elaborate
ones 75c 1.00 nml $1.50. Cabinet picture
size frame, sterling, at $2.95 seme ask $3.00.
From $3.05 up to $7.50 the perfect beauties.
Sterling deposit ware, much in demand quite
an assortment ef Creamers and Sugars.
Cologne Uottles from 50t up. So pretty as
to drive headaches away almost without the col
ogne. Ash Trayis pretty Ynses and some Vawses.
Sandwich plates, Pitchers, etc., and Mine very
choice hand yrought silver Abalone pearl jewelry.
Wo are not dead certain that we have this namo
exactly correct but it listens something like that
it i a new fad in jewelry, made from an ex
crescence found in the oyster, we believe.
Sterling Silved Vanity lings from $7.00 to $J().
All excellent values.
Sterling Candle Sticks and Innumerable Nov
elties at moderate prices. .
Men's Slick P ins, .Link Buttons, Sets, Studs,
Tie Fasteners and Smokers', Articles novel and
pleasing for his lordship.
It would seem as if we bought enough niou
cloirs to supply all Nebraska, but .at the rate they
are selling, we find we will be short on some num
bers ere Christmas eve. ,
, Ladies' Initial Handkerchiefs, in dainty box,
6 of them for $1.00. ,
The now long Initial at 15 cents each.
At 23 cents a wonderful'gatheriBg of novel-'
50c Initial Handkerchiefs, Armenian lace edge
with initial Madeira embroidery and initial.
25c fancy Handkerchiefs, real Armenian edge,
hand embroidered, .sun spun, Ardennes and Al
pines. And what a famous lot of real beauties
P to $13.50.
For Gentlemen Linen initials at 15e extra
qualities at 25c, and on and up to $4.00 apiece for
a linen handkerchief. Ask to see them.
Parisian Ivory Toilet Articles and Frames,
imported for us. We enamel and engrave these
pieces at small cost but you must order vearly to
be sure of delivery. ( y-
A Wonderful Collection of Brass Goods
Hookracks, Smokers' Sets, Desk Sets, etc. Some
choice Jap Ware, too.
Leather Goods Magnificent gathering of the
very latest notions in bags, soft pin seal, Morocco,
large grain,, fancy velvet and exclusive imported
Address Books, Trip Books, Post Card Books,
Motor Trip Books, Traveling Clocks, Tie Holders,
Pullman Slippers, Auto Wash Hps, New Auto
Traveling Cases, all in leather and when necessary
Styles in Neckwear such as you will see no
where else in this part of the country, jabots; fancy
Bows, Scarfs, Egyptian and otherwise Irish cro
chet'tiollars ahost of Novelties imported either
by or for us.
v The New Toilet and Perfume Section is great
ly enlarged all the leading makes." Here we show
u new line of perfumes made by Marshall Field
& Co. (in their own laboratory) for their fine r
tail trade -exclusive with us for Omaha.
ON SECOND FLOOR The daintiest Aprons;
some very pretty ones as low as 25c. Bib Aprons,
too, from a quarter up. . In addition we hnvo
French han embroidered aprons. . A wonderft.!
collection of knit goods suitable for coifciy axx't
useful gifts. Some for grandma as well as msttvsr.
Do Hot Forget China
Ours is more iu the public mind and eye, ana
appeals more to the people of Omaha than the
Mongolian troubles. The China is displayed iu
the nbw section right next to the Bock and Sta
A year ago we thought seriously of giving up
books we did not have room to show them prop
erlyso we practically closed out the stock. The
new addition gives us space to spread out so we
issued some hurried calls to book venders. Re
sult new stock, and great variety a away be
low the publishers' lists.
All ye who are interested in starting the young
man right make a note to look at Every Man's
Library the greatest collection of authors and
first class literature extant priced to you at 39u
a volume. Practically every phaise of life and
human experience covered by this edition.
Calendars, Seals, Christmas Letters, Cards,
Art Books and Stationery.
Just iu a new shipment of Dolly Dears, 25c
That reminds me to mention that the Patty
Comfort fr.;ully , L sow iu or.v Doll section, to
gether with Doik ot ai; Nations.
If you havo . nan to think about look iti cr;r
window; v hrnie made a dir.play to ba holpful
with hints so as lb mako tha buying for his I'.id
sLip an ess;. k;berl,of for y-yi.
floor Saturday. t
ire CMklren's Section
Coat Sale Saturday
$9.98 and $4.98
x Wonderfully good vaJnes. have been in window
attracted much attention. Thera.may be a
crowd. If interested, come eari'y.
Silk Section mueli increased conuters cov
ered with new and beautiful, eilks for Christmas
Sale on Cliallies et lAeaa Goods Section
49c a yard Saturday Wcrtji up to 75c.
Always - appropriate', and always appreciated
if bought at Kilpatrick's.
, No attempts to mote than, suggest in this
"rambling ad. There are thousands of other suit
able giftlings and gift articles.
Leather Suit Cases and Bags, Umbrellas,
Fans, Ribbons, anl we kave almost forgotten ti
say GLOVES, the item which should bo iu big
type foreyer and always. Correct for Yuletide.
The certificates and bonds are the things for those
who are bewildered.
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For your choice of any hat in our Millinery Dept. Every hat must go regardless of their former price Many soldW high as $20 '& $25
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livery nai wnicn iormeny soia as nign as po, on sale Saturday at i.yd. . Kemember nothing over 5.UU here Saturday.
. " '"THOMAS KILPATRICK.& CO.
MONEY IN MERE TRIFLES
Qreat Fortunei Realized From Little
BOTTLE LIDS YIELD MILLIONS
. lUprrlrnrra at Invralnn In rrrk
of Mn la Markrl Their llr.
Tire nl of a TU
of la Vrl.
Hery time anybody in the VnilciJ
Pttf ;ilU iho cap off a le-r bottle or
a KuUa water bottle with the Intrnt to
livncb a thirat, tt-muerately or othrr
wiM, lie pitta the fraction of a cent Into
the ihm kcl of one William II. I'alnter. of
luitlinoie. A tiood many polo have
lulli-d thcHe cap in' the laxt few yeaia
and I'alnter la comwHiirntly an ever-ln-'i.
aMni.' nilllloiirfiir. Yvl the rap for
tjoltlca la a email thing, an Idea cryatal-tz.-'l
and putpniid. The patent I the
ouno of he iiiIIIIiiiih.
l'alntrr, liowevrr, canlrd hia patmt In
Mi. p.nkct for, ix ycara before he auc
toded Iu lutircHtliiK capital In Ita manu
la tore Then it man of mcanx advanced
lliu lifi-ekitary capital In return for a half
2iiterrat In the patent und a company
Jliimed. At the end of the flrnt year he
and I'alnter each a uri $j7.(o) In hu
Jfxkit. Now the luei.tloii Iium crowded
all other etopM-ra for fuxy water off the
market, and a hi factory In Baltimore
t'irna out the rapa by the million every
Hef. ue the time of I'alnter titer waa a
inn n of the name of Do Uutllfeldt who
lived In New Jerw-y and who Invented a
Hopper that took the trade away from
the coika of our youth. This atoppcr
waa of riilihrr and Waa tightened by a
wire attachment vhlcn waa pulled down
ua a lever on the ouixlde of the bultte.
A decade ak'o they were generally uaed
on milk tollies, lie CJiilllfeM t la vald to
have madu 1 1 j.i'OO.O'O cut of IiIh patint.
ile inight have ama.-d a compeieme
had It not been for U; I la in Fainter and
kliolher eiiually clever liert-on who fitted
a piece of pa hU board into the neck of a
milk bottle and took thayLiiiHlneaa away
1 1. j in lilm.
See Thai llaauaf
Ail hit a that la pel ha pa almpler Ihuu the
paNtelioard atopiwr ia the "hump" on the
hooka that futnlHh au much enjoyment
lor inarn. d men Jiii-t before theater lime.
Women had been fatelilng their dreaaue
t'P with fiooka and iea for a generation,
and It la probable that aome one had
made a lot of money out of the original
Invention. i;ut hooka hid a way of com
in unfastened, mm h to the chagrin of
tn.) tieal . and fuay. Then cam tl,e
t-inlUx of the book and eye. A man who
wide awake, deapil hla reaidenc In
J j.iiad;lpl;la( bent v f theae hooka, ao
aa to make a hump on It. lie tried hook
ing It up, and found that It remained
hooked, lie patented it and has monopo
llxed the btiHlnesa through his "see that
hunip" advertisement ever since.
One day a man stood behind his wife
while ulie put up her hair. The hairpins
of those days were straight pieces of
wire. Thev did not "stay put" very ef
fectually. The woman In this Cft bent
her hairpins before putting them in. Her
husband saw her do It. The result was
the Invention of the crinkly hairpin, which
Ik toclny used In carload' lots by the
wo n i eh of the world.
Important an Invention as the tele
phone waa madu by turning a acrew one
fourth of one revolution. All the mil
lions that have reunited from the inven
tion of the Hell telephone depended upon
this ellght twlat of the wrlat of Dr. Alex
ander liraliam Hell. There had been men
before Mr. lb II who had come near find
ing a way to make female gossip and
maacullne t'oniniri rial Intercourse easier.
Hut In the itcla puteutH the current was
Intermittent. It had to leap a gap. Dr.
Hell cloved that gup when lie turned the
screw, tut llr. Hell was not trying to
Invent a telephone when he incidentally
tumbled upon hU Kecrct. lie whs work
ing on a method of making epeeeh visible,
for his wile was dtst and dumb, and he
was necking an rny method nf conversing
Willi her. liiKteutl. he found the method
of talking- over a wire to eople at a dis
tance. He did not patent the Idea, how
ever, and It knocked about his house for
months. Finally he demonstrated It to
aome friends and they saw the possibility
of I'm appllc.'itlon. l'pon advice he tal
ented the invention. HU putrnt wss filed
at 10 o'clock In the morning, and at 3
o'clock in the afternoon another mrn ap
plied for a pntent on the same thing and
lost IIoO.OO oo by a l.oae.
Wu.h are the atorles tbM IV) vcternns
of the patent Mf!c gossip about. In the
moments of their I aure. They tell you,
for liiktance, of the Keldcn clutch, which
la one of the vltaJ ale:'.:a tl tit has much
to do viiin the cotitiol c I tta a-Jtomoclle
bUHlneaa of the couLliy. It la this clutch
that enable the operator of the machine
to vtop and s'.uit without having to get
out and crank up hit machine -sometimes.
It Is Interposed between the running gear
and the motor, where it keeps the car
marking time while tl.e cio'slng is block
aded. This clutch was Invented before auto
mobile, were. For a decade after its In
vention theia was no opportunity 0f , n.
piling It to any good purpose. Then the
automobile was Invented. In fact, tieorg
II. BeluVu waa one of the early builders of
automobile.. and it is logical to upos
that ho built thein lhat ha might make
an opportunity to use his clutch. Certain
it la that he long had ylutctt on the
automobile business. Before his patent
waa declared Invalid about t-'.Oou.OUO had
been paid by nearly ninety automobile
makers, who found It cheaper to pay than
to engage In expensive lltlgqtlon.
Thaddeua Fairbanks was a. New Kim.
land farmer with long whlakers and
much Yankee Ingenuity. In his time old-
fashioned ateelyarda were the only accu
rate means of welghina- the Droduce of
the) farm. Platform scales were unknown.
ror nobody had ever worked out a method
of arrang1uT'the levers that aunuorted
the platform in such a way Hint an ob
ject would pull equally no matter upon
what part of the platform It rested, old
Thaddeua Fairbanks uaed. to tell the story
of the evolution of the arrangement of
these levers. Tor a long time the problem
was upon his mind.' He used to lieawake
nlghta and attempt to arrange thoRe
levers. It waa In the dead of night that
hla thinking finally bore fruit. The ar
rangement unfolded Itself and the Fair
banks scale waa the result. Ho did. a
farmer practically monopoliio the scale
business of the world, and so did he write
his namo upon platform stales wherever
civilised man buys and sella by weight.
It was a man named llyman 1 Up
man, likewise a resident of Philadelphia,
who Invented the rubber eraser that
throughout our generation as been at
tached to the lead pencils in common uae.
It was In 1859 that the, Invention was
made. In those times people talked In
much smaller figures than nowadays.
Llpman waa, however able to caah In hla
patents for a cold 1100.000 when dollars
went much farther-than they do today.
Hem lac Maralae Idea.
Kllaa Howe conceived the idea of plac
ing a holo near the point cf a needle and
tiiidci' Iho encouragement cf this small
thuMrM was tl:-wirc mtuuti:: .Imvai
t.peJ Howe Vat or.a of the CWajncu
In the gcvdoiMuar.t or a tr.(.!-a. U rw
.crvn.s and ueaervea a i:.ouun ent fiotu
the women he eurJidputad from neartia
wtik. AVhcn l.e sU cangreaa to ax
lend the term of his rntent for a to:t
time tone extension !al alreiMly been
granted.) he admitted that he had col
lected fl.litf.Ou) In royalties, but consid
ered himkclt entitled to 11,W,C0U.
Howe bad many followers who Im
proved the sewing machine. One of the
cleverest of theau was thtv man who pat
ented the st I toll 'hla machine made la
stead of the machine itself, and thus
made Infringements more difficult. An
other man, Allan II. Wilson, a Journey
man cabinet maker of I1ttfleld, Mass.,
who dropped Into the office of the btlen
t fio American la 1S4, exhibited the first
mode! of what has since become known
as the four-motton feed. He afterward
founded the firm of Vheeler .& Wilson
ami became Immensely wealthy. In the
Bclentlf.o American of H( James C. A.
Ulbbs saw a picture of Wilson's machine.
The working of the device was clear
down to the point where, tn needle per
forated the cloth. He wondered what
happened after that. Kit ally he decided
to make the needle work. After much
thinking and Infinite whittling he worked
out the Ingenious little revolving hook
which became the Important feature of
the Wilcox & Ulbbs machine and which
made that firm wealthy.
The man who was bom too early to
wean as a boy, red-top ' Loots with a
brass tip atrofs the toe, was a'.so bo.-n
too early to feci the true thing in the
way of pride rufl rampant. Bllverthorn
brass tips, they were called, and they
were inont eivlceahle In preventing
holes In the toe. Bllverthorn made hia.
fortune out of "Jtiem.
' Harry HardvtMck invented an Ingrain
carpet with the threads of it so Inter
woven as to prevent wrinkling, and llani
wlck is now $I,iXK),ooij hotter off for his
Idea of the Hath Towel.
A towel manufacturer found that his
machinery was . not working right and
that his towels were suffering a vast
tangling of the threads. While adjusting
the machine he uaed one of the damaged
towels to dry hla bunds. He found It
pleasingly ubHorbent, and from the Idea
to which that gave rise was horn the
butlf towl and a fortune to tha patentee.
Charles Kit ward McCarthy was a blind
man and lived In South Carolina. He de
viied a method of attaching mule power
to a cotton gin and lived his life out In
luxury and eaae while tha mules did tho
The cast iron tombstone Is a patented
article that is today- covering the graves
of many of the dead and departed. It is
effective and economical. It, has amasqd
a fortune for its Inventor and proven a
aot.tco to the mourning yet undecided
survivors of Ce l.ation's dc&d.
It. il. CnUIn of Waah'rujtau Indented a
r-ucen: oat t it ttd b-;t h atufTvl wit:i
hay ano s cc u :o baoome a toy Sarh
r.rus ad Piai'aat" d such ra v.ta as
"Sltrs u :". " are alwaya'a fti. to
Hi lri :t(or If they I mwh poptil.t.-. 'e
rnbbvr -tt.i .1 ball
for :1.m ii.vtmiot and like ttt aa l:i
ftinglpg manufAc'.uicr who taJgr.t htm In
The brass paper fastener which ts still
generally uaed for thick documents, was
patented In 1M.7 by a government clerk by
the liumo of (i. W. Mcl.til. Yet it was
not new, for the Kiimans used a similar
device I, A years ugo, and the modern
appliance va but a resurrection.
'J'he patent for a typewriter lay dormant
for hulf a century' In France before U
ever came Into ue. Then u nan named
Sliulea made a machine in this country
anil call.-d It IU inlnitcii. Another nian
named )'.ion made a different kind t(
ttpewilter and caled It the Kniith. The
pat en tes lmmortfllxcd otl-.cr nun Ly
their work. They made millions, and alio
made It much more v' a-'-t fer the editor
who baa to read copy.?cicitlfo Ameri
ca It. s
PRINTLESS PAPERf BY. PHONE
.Novel Hangarlan laaovatlon Ilelng
Tested In New Jersey
Nows l.f wire in not t a nwa'-te,
but "r.ewspuper'' i.hr.t kef I'.a patrons
Infomad of tho larj.t happenings tha
world over ly nteans of a almultaneoua
telephone service over apodal wires coti
nectlng the. various homes audi business
offices with its own editorial rooms Is
something new in the United (States.
The city of Budapest, Hungary, lias
such a paperless newxpnper, and the
originators of tho ,scheme are now at
tempting to introduce their news organs
Into this country y the way of Newark,
N. J., where for many wee!a the depart
ment stores, the theaters and some pri
vate houses have been receiving Infor
mation of what ia going on over a tele
The Telephone Herald is the name of
the "paper," and it ia reported tj have as
many as 600 subscribers. It does not
have any regular editions, but, like the
vaudeville theaters of recent date, It Is a
continuous performance. There are no
mouthpieces In the homes and offices of
the subscribers, only an earpiece or two
which hang suspended from the wall.
Instead of a "ahrleklng" headline In full,
faced type it lias a sharp whistle lhat
warns the "readers'' that something Im
portant has happened, and If the sub
scriber will be so good as to come and
listen his newspaper will tell him all
There ia no opportunity for "Constant
Header" to ask questions, and If a pleco
of juicy scandal mould como hot oc
the wlro concerning Mr. bubcrlbr hl.iv
self all he cm do ty to l'tin guw'.iv
everybody else. Anolhci novel fane
a-jo.t tho Tattpn.nti Herald l thai It
d: not fllvo ect t eoiunal opinion
J.i S a. cl tha nca fc-rvir0 aegit.a v iiu
a awe j at luUil ol a nil I a lij .
:ned diu-rng aat ail li.c world.
t.'s-'J dlait.ilw cr .aiu(.'; ar.j
t-Ja.d Into (he trlaphonae, and Mr. .l"y
Kwiine.-a tiaa au al get tci-orts of l
rtoca market by hnldlr.g tne recl-er to
on. ear. wfcjie caung breakfast with tho
other, to quote a we 1 known "sui:.'
After i a. m. when 11-. Must Business
Man has presumably gone to his offtcuay
tha special derartmeht store baiga'gi for
the tiay are Bent over the wire for iu
benefit of the housewives. Tha altiaci
Uoi.a at Ilia tl.eatcia for the afternoon i
mat'neea are alao aiM cur..-.! in the aama
way. Intel upend w .lh tlieae paid bu
nexs iwiloea are lo.alvamH gcl,i und
peraoraia such is women like tw hiar.
Ijuiliig ih'i efternoon rporllng cveuts
are i hxo:ii I' d In briif form, and by dioi
p;s a loin iri a slot, tti man It; the
Klreet nisy git the "la'.cat oit.':ig ex
tra" at puoilo pay statloi.a. In botu or
theater 4obbtws. or at tha big stores. Fur
tha "Uy at homas,'' piano pr vloUo kvlos
are sent over between the newu bulletins.
At the dinner hour a large phonograph
playing orchestral selections from the
great composers may be nwUcted on,
later during the eoily evening a trained
elocutionist tells bed-time storiea for tha
After "da sandman" lias come and gone
tl.e telephone "paper" not only gives the
news, but plays vaudeville for tha grown
ups until 1 o'clock In tha nicnilag.. If the-i
Newark experiment Is successful, the
managers of tho company intend to intrw-
duce their scheme
Into other dries.-
HIST! "c STEALS HIS BRIDE
Romance la Real l.lfe . mo I lie red
la the t'olora of t'nrrrut
It was a "daric and stonny night."
Tho wind wh tolled with a melodrain
utlc, durk-vtage moaning IliroucU the
bare treetops along the Hyde Tank road.
The gust-blown raindrops clattered liko
pebbles against the windows of O.'en
ldeu seminary fur select young women.
Amid this fury f the eJemenU there
waa no sign of human life, save when,
by tho Intermittent Tares of tl.e notched
lightning bars, a lone traveler might have
been seen (if there had been any bod to
see him) plodding his way along the road.
George Malnes (for It was noje other
than he) turned with cautious . step
through the .entrance to the aeni'.'jary
grounds. An observer (if observers were
out at midnight iu Poughkeepsie) would
have noted (if one could see on a pitchy
night) that our hero was agitated by
Iniirlnrnco ot tone irwieatoua event.
Htne thai storm b klkd wltb eifv
.Sund'.tily, r.i 'r.e nf the br'-ef r--.iois
of tn tUu dr a oihi- -ur.fl waa
br'- a low grl:sdi"f vnfyvt that ru.l
a shif thetMig't the voting rin' frajv
U;it wiu l.tj fna rja -ta.jiod a.i .
expioabible. a lai. Jevi-i.'.Uy Jnv. cr
he kT Ifctt ths e-.o-irt nvsnni hui t-'e
Ulu npi. if It dMn t 'iij I.U m
eapalr. V.liat erxs La jord? ilMtar.
It waa tha.evuud ol the rre--c x
Saeige VaXnae idokesve4 'jU atessi og
iTc;el pi ratty :ha vi.'le 'i e
acviiUvaxy wwU. wwtih no-t .Vr Km (at
In th or'i taa.t waa wrvj .-rstng iWr
ilia Vial Uuwoeirr tt SlUvt. ArWu
. Llf'lng l.U !:a.. t-.n, r i tju tt hate
?.a watPiereO. ' Wa s.ail S .lrjrwt"
Du the axiswerai ritvwjr am cat.
fhe at.oo(4 nt'J I'rtaJ tend:! biua
ll l-.g that had itkia btde baa- on tha
floor of t'.ie roo:n. 6ba patae It to a'tn
nitu a ejtl .stuiVoo. Ho cutt . In
tM arms. It waa aaJicataa
aha followed. With ' tiat cuaruilng
grace which oul hcrvluos cwa command
she climbed out of the window. tj
vanished together In the night. Oeurc
Maines triumphed in his daring adrenlurt
Tha happy pair, after long wandering
in the storm, reached at last a r'aoa
lodging, where, after aogaglns ' aarttra
for his bnde-to.be. our bero mvcM him
own home. r.'ew i'ors; Ajnertcaiv
CIHCVCO. Deo. T. The rcgTsta
Prohibition lesKtie -aa orgatilsad here to
night by whose memhars ot the nattottn!
prohibition party, whowere not satlsfie-J
with the opportunity afforded therp In the
regular councils of their party to brin
about conditions they desired.
The chief objects of the league as ar
pounced by lta founders is to secure con
trol of the national convention when II
meets at Atlantic .City next year. Branch
leagues will bo formed in each state, It
Ladies need to exer
cise great care that
I ft i i ,
lie be not hf.niy to
secretly "wish she
had bought it some
Buy at a shop where
they probably know
just what he buys
1(18 Ftroa 1901 ftroiQ
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