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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 9, 1911)
TUB LIKE EVF.niASTINO. By Marie
l.orelll. 43$ Pp. 11.35. Ueorge II. Doran
Tha story la told In the first person by
the heroine. In Itsftf, It Is a simple love
story, but the story Is only an escimf
for a dissertation. The text i, "There
Is no drath, what seems so Is transition."
The lovers have been lovers through
Keveral Incarnations, but have been sepa
rated through their own heltnncy or
errors. They see visions of approaching
happiness, but the heroine longs to reach
the plane of perfection with Rafel Kan
tori, and like him become master of all
the forces of nature. Concentration of
thought, command of the will, hypnotic
suggestion, all play their parts.
ItOSE OF OLD HAHPrfTH. By Maria
Thompeon lavlss. 313 Pp. $1 2'v Bobbs
The scene Is laid In the south, where
a very sweet, strong young woman Is
ttylng to help some old people to save
their home from the fangs of a mortgage.
A mining engineer from New York finds
a deposit of cobalt on the farm and puts
through the necessary business Just In
time to save the place and prevent the
girl from making that sacrifice of her
self which would stay the hand of the
man who holds the mortgage.
' SOMETHING liI.SK. By J. Ilrecken
lldge Ellis. 43d Vp. $1.3 A. C. Mo
Clur & Co.
Irving Payne Is a New York boy, whose
only spiritual preoccupation In an other
wise happy-go-lucky existence, Is the
mystery of his parentage. The promise
of the revelation of that mystery Is given
nlm In a letter from an old lady who
keeps a boarding house, and who turns
out to be as untrustworthy as she Is prim
and respectable. Once started on the
trail, his Interest deepens, transforms hlr
inner life, and brings him Into mysterious
contact with men of the underworld and
kings of finance.
. TUB LOTUS UNTEHN. By Mary
Taylor and Martins Sabine. 30$ Pp. 31.25.
Little, Brown & Co.
The scene of this story Is laid In Japan.
Lieutenant John Holland, a military at
tache of the British embassy, and be
trothed to the daughter of the British
ambassador, while witnessing the Bud
dhist festival of lanterns, symbolizing
ships of the souls of the dead, meets
Vme-San, who has been sold by her rala-
Uvea and has become a geisha girl In a
Tokyo tea-garden. A plot' has been
formed to place her in the", power .of an
unscrupulous and cruel Japanese prince.
Holland's sympathy Is first enlisted, and
finally he forms a passionate love. for the
little Japanese girl, who Is pure, sweet,
and devout, notwithstanding her surroundings.
VAGABOND CITY. By Winifred Boggs.
3M Pp. $1.35. Q. P. Putnam's Sons.
The hero of this story Is of an Inde
pendent stamp, who will not accept the
hundrum standards that govern the ma
jority, and who lives a life free and un
trammelled. Between him and his wife,
.w ho Is an embodiment of the conventions,
comes another woman, the dream woman.
, TUB NINE-TENTHS. By James Op
penheim. 330 Pp. $1.25. Harper Brothers.
The scene of this story Is laid In New
York, and the real quality rf the hero,
Joe Blaine, Is laid bare when a fire
sweep through the building, and he feels
himself responsible for the girls who
worked on the floor above. Joe and his
mother go down among the poor to live,
'and he seeks to wield an influence
through a paper which he establlshes'and
'edits. He and his work become a center
for factory workers, and finally for the
wealthy who are interested in humanity.
LOVE IN A LITTLE TOWN. By J. E.
Buckrose. 360 Pp. 31.25. O. P. Putnam's
The heroine of this romance Is a spoilt
heiress who Is sent back to the little
town to find reality among her grand
father's people. How she bears the Im
mense change from wealth and position
to Mr. Wallerby's circle and surround
ingswhether the lover proves faithful
under the altered conditions and what
Cella really finds In the. little town, are
the questions upon which the story hangs.
THE LOSER PAYS. By Mary Open
shaw. 340 Pp. tl. 25.. .Smart,, May nard fc Co.
This novel Is written aroundthe French
revolution. Wo are introduced to such
celebrities as Louis XVI and Marie Anllo
nette, alao Napoleon Boneparte in his
days of obscure poverty, the Marquis de
Lafayette and Rouget de Lisle, composer
of the "Marseillaise." Tho other char
acters, not so celebrated, are typical of
the various social ranks of that theatrical
FIREBRANDS. By Frank E. Martin
and George M. Davis. 219 Pp. $1.20. Lit
tle. Brown & Co. v
TMs volume has been written for the
purpose of teaching children how to
avoid setting a fire, how to extinguish
one and how, to hold one In check until
the arrival of help. The stories are full
of vivacity and animation, and none of
them are-over the heads of young read
ers. TWO NOBLE LIVES. By Laura K.
Ulchaids. 76 Pp. 60 cents. Dana lf.stes
& Co. ...
In loving memory this author of tales
for readers of all f ages haa pictured for
the young her own, earliest, recollections
and Impressions of th character and
persrmaHJv of her distinguished parents,
Samuel Grldley and Julia Ward Howe.
These reminiscences of these two wonder,
ful individualities are of universal inter
est. TIM MY TINKER'S BOOK. By Mary
Trances Ellalsdrll. 177 Pp. 60 cents. Ut
ile. Brown Co.
Tommy Tinker and little Polly Flinders
spend many a happy day together, with
Sliep and Spider, Rosebud and Mr. Teddy
Bear for their playmates. They go nut
ting In the woods, they maka pumpkin
ack-o'-lanterna to, frighten their friends,
tiey have a May party and a Christmas
;ree, they build a bird house for Mr. and
Mrs. Sparrow and feed the birds through
the cold winter weather.
A CHEVALIER OF OLD FRANC E.
3y John Harrington Cox. 1S1 Pp. $1.20.
kittle, Brown at Co.
The thrilling story of the valor of Ro
land and Oliver, the treachwy of Guene
lon, and the avenging mifcht of Charle
magne will never grow old, and one gets
frcm (his translation the atmosphere and
the soul of the age of chivalry.
NIBBLES POPPELTY-POPPE TT. By
Edith B. Davidson. 63 Pp. 70 cents. Lit
tle.. Brown at Co. i
Nibbles t ' a a nice, plump little mouse,
wltb blight, black eyes, and a silky coat
of toft gray fur." He live with his
mother and his brothers and sister.
Sniffy and Snuffy, the twins: Gobble,
who Is very greedy, and little Topsy, the
baby. Mrs. Poppelty-Poppett being poor.
Nibbles goes out Inio the Tiorld to bcc'k
YELLOW STAR. Itv Elnine Goodale
Eastman. I7i Pp. $1.25. Little. Brown
"Yellow Star." or Stella, an unknown
waif, found alive In the arms of lis dead
mother after the wiping out of the In
dians at Wounded Knee. At the opening
of the etory Yellow Star Is brought to
a New England village by her adopted
mother. She becomes one of the most
popular girls In the village, lending all In
scholarship, quickness, grace and re
sourcefulness. After completing her
course at the academy, she goes back to
her own people as a fie! matron for the
ALYS-ALL-ALONR. Bv Cna McDonald.
301 Pp. $1.00. u C. Page & Co.
A delightful, well-written, happy-ending
story which will gladden the hearts of
many a reader. Though dearly loved
above all else, a IllHe girl. Alys, must
be left somewhat alone. Indeed she
feels and call herself "Alys All Alone."
The story closes with the little girl
happily established In a real home.
FAIRMOUNT QIRT.8 IN SCHOOL AND
CAMP. By Maud Tousey. 371 Pp. $1.0.
Little, Brown t Co.
In this third volume of the "Falrmount
Girl Series" many of the leading Incidents,
In the school portion, are a country club
winter carnlvul with a bob-sled contest
a masquerade party, the comical occur
rences at the Rosebuds' clothing sale, and
the complications caused by a new girl.
The vacation chapters deal with the gay
camping party taken west by Mr. Archer
In his private car and on abandoned mine
near which they camp and a mystery
connected with It.
THE OAK STREET BOYS' CLt'B. Bv
Warren U Eldred. 344 Pp. $1.00. Lothrop,
Ie & Shepard company.
The author tells of rival clubs In the
same parish, and for the triumph of com
mon sense and business-like methods over
Jealousy and Intrigue, though In the face
of great odd- The power to be exerted
by one boy possessing the qualities of a
leader and the value of having such a boy
on the right side are strikingly shown.
THE AIRSHIP unvs' nmr.iv nrrn
By H. L. Sayler. 827 Pp. $1. The Reflly
c Brttton company.
This story haa to do not only with aerial
navigation, but also with the workings
of a great newspaper. Mr. Sayler knows
bout newspaper work and also about
ilrshlp. In consequence of which he has
produced an Interesting tale. "
Corn Pours Into
the Omaha Market
One hundred and thirty-one cars ar
rived on the Omaha Grain exchange mar
ket yesterday, the record for the 1911 crop
so far, and the largest amount ever re
ceived In one day this early In the
Over 50 per cent of the new corn grades
No.. 3, the highest It can grade until It
has dried out more. Another cold snap
of two or three days would make nearly
all of It grade No. 3, eaya Chief Inspector
George B. Powell of the exchange.
A program featuring In the representa
tion of "Christmas In Many, Lands" was
given by the Lowell society of the high
school In the assembly room at the school
yesterday afternoon. About twenty-five
members and friends were present.
Following Is the program:
Recitation Holland and Norway
Piano Solo Frances Johnson
Recitation How Christmas is Spent in -
Other Lands Tena Dorrance
Piano Solo Maud Whltely
BOONE GIVES FEAST
TO NORTHWESTERN MEN
S. F. Miller, general passenger and
freight agent of the Northwestern if
back from Boone, la., where he went ti
attend a banquet given by the Commercial
club of .that city. '
The Boone banquet was tendered the
officials of the Northwestern and was at
tended by about fifty of them. A number
came on from Chicago and In addition
thero were those from the Iowa and sev
eral from the Nebraska divisions. The
guests rat down at the tables at 9 o'clock
Thursday night and did not leave until
after midnight. There was a most sump,
tous dinner, which was followed byv nu
This special inducement
given to promote early
shopping. Nothing re
marked. See our windows for proof.
No extra charges for
Fancy ladies' back combs,
worth to $2.50 50c
"1 1I(U f.4k f tlh U f t
THE XMAS STORE ";
"Greatest clothing store in the West" is what everybody says about BergV
bigstore. That is the remark you will h&ir every day, because the business
policy or this establishment has always been above reproach. Honest meth
ods, honest merchandising and honest selling have made this clothing store the
greatest in the West. Quality, value and service is the par
amount issue here our success has been phenomenal the
public is with us and we maintain the public's confidence
hence we are placing on sale Saturday a few hundred suits
and overcoats at prices below actual cost.
18!) Men's Overcoats, this season's latest creations
all colors 1(5 to 5l2 inches long, with plain, velvet or
convertible collars. The overcoats come in broken lots
and sold at $18.00 to $22.50-
Choice Saturday $14.50
2!)5 Men's Suits, this sea
son's newest creations, brok
en lots that sold from $15.00
to $22.50, all colors and sizes
J -: Iff i r
Choice Saturday $11.50
Other Overcoats and Suits From $10 to $40
VTVJ A Q fjf fT'sTQ Xtiyor bofo, in l,e "istory of Omaha stores has there been such array
JLkkNf vJBaJL. 1 W of Holiday (lifts on display as will be found in this big store. A new nov
elty in displaying merchandise will be of interest to the public we call it a Christmas booth, wherein will be dis
played hundreds of the very newest and latest gifts suitable for men. The sen ice here duriug tho holiday rusii
will have no equal up waiting for packages no waiting for change no waiting for salesmen. .We are prepared.
See our windows and interior decorations.
U. P, Shopmen Are
Working Full Time
Nine and one-hair .ours per day an.l
seven days per week Is now the rule at
the I'nlon Pacific shops In this city.
According to Union Pacific officials th
Omaha shops. are working the full quota
of men, as are all of the other shops on
the system. There Is no longer a half
holiday on Saturday, but Inwtend the
men are working full time every day In
the week, Including Sundays.
SANTA CLAUS ORDERS - N
HIS GOODS BY WIRELESS
Santa Claus does not propose to be
saught with a toy supply that does not
meet the demand. While he Is acting as
his own advance agent In Urandeis Toy-
land he Is keeping his North Pole toj i
shops and warehouses Hdvlscd by meant
of tils own wireless telegraph.
It Is a real wireless Instrument h
which Santa Claim sends his mesHRgeo
The flagpole at the northenut corner 01
the Brandels building serves an the up
right for the station and connections havi
Jimt been made that enable the flashing
of code messages. The sending and re
ceiving Instrument Is In Banta Ciaut
house In Brandels basement.
Victor I, $25
Victor-Victrola VIII, $40
Don't let this Christmas
o bv without fretting a
ictor or Victor-Victrola
With a Victor-Vio
trola as low as 15 and
others gradually ranging
up to the magnificent
Victor-Victrola at $200,
and with Victors from
$10 to $100, na home
need be without the ex
quisite music produced
by these greatest of all
$15. $25. $40, $50. $75.
$100, $150, $200.
$io, $17.50, $25, $32.50,
$40, $50, $60, $100.
Any Victor dealer will gladly
play these instruments for you,
and if you want to buy lie will
arrange terms to suit your con
venience, if desired.
Victor-Victrola XVI, $20C
Camden, N. J.
Always ut Victor
with Victor Net
diss thsrs Is no
other way to get
cessories, On Sals at
Here's a Way to Save Honey On Eyery
One of Your Christmas Purchases-
From now until Christmas, we are going to offor q.ulte ex
ceptional values In tho most suitable of all Christmas Goods
High Grade Jewelry. You ran present Jewelry really worthy
pieces, and spend less money than you would have to spend In
almost any other line. The hundreds of people who have al
ready solicited our assistance in making up their Christmas
Lints, havo been delighted with the suggestions which wo have
made, and the goods we have shown. We have established thts
store as one in which reasonable prices have a plauea very
prominent place. For Instance, we are offering for Saturday only
IMue WliKh Diamond Itinw. Tiffany or fancy setting,
regular price IH'JO.OO
LnilivN 0 wi.e Klgln UO-ycar Watch, hunting case,
legiiliir price IM.VOO, Mnturriny ,
Fritz Sandwall Jewelry Co.
(In Omaha and Kouth Omaha 20 Vcnis.)
308 South 15th Street
! W M 8
250 Htts Values Up to $25.10.
All must go Nothing Resenred.
, THREE LOTS
WF B Values to $7.50, ai..$t.,0.0
' Values to $15.00, at S2.50
.VJ, ...HI' U 'V Wll II mm a a .
i MM? - .ww
w Values to $25.00, at $5.00
Don't miss thin opportunity. You
can't afford to.
City Rational Bank Buildinj
Engraving Jobs Solicited.
Prompt and Accurst Work
CEO. E. MICKEL, Manager
1 5th and Harney Sts., Omaha J
334 Brosdway, Council Bluff
1513-15 Douglas St,
2d Floor-City National Bank Bldg.
Omaha's Exclusive Candy Shop
As a delicious confection that la absolutely pure and clean,
our candy stands preeminent. Packed In fancy basket! and
boxes In true I'hrlntmas style.
NOVEL TREE TRIMMINGS
lOuropeun ami Domehtic Novelties.
DYB ALL'S 'jwpgugiaist.
Tip c- Savifl for Womzn 1
W J-T ltl.UJr d'VHll'nK our work when f, r A
Oread ... 5c at all firocerj l
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