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,r CLOSING OUTtV J
Possibly the Story of This Sale
is a Little Long But it is Really
an Interesting Tale
For it mightily concerns your cost of living and the qual
ity of wearables you are going to secure for yourself as well as
" the things you expect to provide for your home.
and once-a-day rout mut be in the The Orkin Brothers Purchased the Entire Stock of
night fteiore. All orders for arter- 7-, - T mt r mi- . t on
bean delivery must be in by noon. Dennett Co., and Leased 1 heir building for 60 years
and in keeping with the policy of the Orkin Brothers every dol
lar's worth of the former Bennett Company's goods, and every
vestige or appearance of anything pertaining to the old stocks
at the southwest corner of 16th and Harney streets will have
been removed. When this task is accomplished there will be
in the place of the old Bennett Co. a store so modern and progres
sive in its policy and so thoroughly down-to-date in its merchan
dise that you will delight in making it your "business home."
500 pairs of women's party slip
pers of patent and viol kid leath
ers, witb opera heels; broken lines
but sizes to fit all; (2.50, $3.00
and (3.60 values at,
25c the Pair
Women's Lisle Gloves
Several hundred pairs of women's
lisle thread gloves; 2-clasp styles
la black, white, grey, navy and
tan; not all sizes of each tfl.
shade; up to 60c val., pr..lUls
Involved in the Sale Are
-Seventy-One Big Departments Embracing
Men's and Boys' Clothing and Furnishings
-Women's and Children's Clothing & Furnishings
-Furniture, Rugs and Draperies
China, Crockery and House Furnishings
-Dry Goods of Every Description
-In Fact, Everything Wanted for the Wardrobe
and the Home Which Being Summed Up is
Over a Half-Million Dollars' Worth of
Thoroughly Dependable Merchandise
Without any exaggeration; this will be the biggest sale of
the kind ever attempted in the length and breadth of the whole
United States. Never before has there been a stock of reput
able, dependable goods purchased by a reliable concern and then
immediately thrown upon the market at such sensational
prices as you will find in this advertisement and the ones to
follow-prices that will move every item within an incredible
short space of time. IT'S AN OPPORTUNITY THAT OC
CURS BUT ONCE IN A LIFETIME. One dollar will do the
work of two in practically every instance and generally the
savings will be still greater.
Come With Your Bargain Appetites Whetted for
You Will Not Be Disappointed v .
The greatness and high quality of the stocks, coupled with;
the matchlessly low prices you will pay, will make this a sale
that will be the standard of other sales m years to come.
GRASP THE BARGAINS AS THEY ARE DAILY PRESENT- "
ED IN THE PUBLIC PRESS. Many of them will not occur
again and besides you will have the perfect satisfaction that
always goes with early choosing. . BEGIN IN THE BASE
MENT STORES and go through the entire building-every de
partment will have something of vital importance to your purse
Only specimens of the savings are given in this advertisement.
Omaha s Greatest Ready-to-Wear News Is Crowded Into V
Women s Silk Gloves
12 and 16-button Bilk and Bilk
lisle gloves with double-tipped
fingers : black or white In all
sizes; 1.00 values, BO
This Small Space-Never Before Such Bargains
Any amount of writing we might do would not make the se values any greater. You know ot tne reputation or tne
Bennett store and the quality of the stocks they carried-possibly you purchased your garments irom tnem-you Know
nf the usual fair nrices thev charced-comnare these sale d rices with their selline prices. Great varieties, sizes for
Women's Union Suits ,
Full taped umbrella union suits
with low necks and sleeveless;
fine torchon lace trimmed and
hand finished; all sizes from 4 to
9; 50c values at 3 for X Gi
ll,, or, the suit JJC
Women's hemstitched handker
chiefs with embroidered corners;
an extra 10c quality, B
to close .....Jl
Women's Parasols .
Women's fancy parasols In all of
the newest colorings and new
style handles, up to f f O
$jj00, values at
Women's Hand Bags
Women's hand bags in a large as
sortment of leathers and styles:
ii.oo, 11.50, 2.oo and
IS. 50 values at .
Watch Fobs i
Silk ribbon and gold filled watch
fobs in styles for both men and
women; values up to ff
$5, to close quickly. .vJ)lUvl
Genuine Elgin watches in the pop
ular 16-size; open face Btyles in
either gold or silver cases; for-
women and misses in every lot, prices you will not hear of again. The synopsis follows:
Never More Than Half Price-Generally Less V
merly priced at 1 9
ney last .14 a m S I
r A mir
each, while they lMt.vJJF a 4 D
Tailor Made Suits
"Women's, misses' and juniors' tai
lor made suits in novelty and plain
tailored styles; black and all popular
colors including cream-white; sale
S7.50 to S22.50
The former prices were
$15.00 to $49.50.
f Fine Silk Dresses
There's just one lot ot these silk dresses
to go at 1 9.7 5. All of this season's most
favored styles lnTthe assortment. Made 'of
.good taffetas and foulards-
The former prices were
$20.00 and $22.50.
White Serge Dresses
Every white serge dress in the old Ben
nett store goes for exactly half price. You
will be needing at least one this summer.
Novelty and plain tailored styles
. $6.25 to $17.50
The former prices were
$12.50 to $35.00.
Lingerie dresses of every worthy
lingerie material including all-over
embroidery, robe embroidered and
sheer hand embroidered fabrics; the
$3.95 to $14.75
The former selling prices were
, $7.50 to $29.50 ,
White Wool Coats
White wool coats of best serges, diagonals,
Bedford cords and honey-comb weaves, in
plain tailored and fancy styles; sizes for
both women and misses; now-
$9.00 to $17.50
The former prices were
$18.00 to $35.00.
Women's Silk Coats
All of the Bennett Company's silk coats
of Bengalines, changeable messalines, taf
fetas and satins in black and colors; a good
variety of styles; 6ale prices-
$9.75 to $22.50
The former prices were
$19.50 to $45.00.
1 Wool Dresses
Wool dresses of extra quality serges,
challies and fancy checked materials,
trimmed with braids and fine laces;
colors and black; while they last,
$9.95 to $17.50
The former selling prices were .
$19.50 to $35.00.
Wool Dress Skirts
Serges, voiles, whipcords, diagonals and.
fancy mixtures in regular' sizes and extra-
sizes and all of the newest styles; black and
colors; closing out sale prices
$3.95 to $7.95- ;
The former prices were . $
$7.95 to $15.00. A
All Waists at Half Price
With but few execeptions all the waists 3
in the great Bennett stock are half price
most always less. Lingerie, chiffon, silk,
tailored and other waists-
Now Half Price
The former prices were l ;
75c to $25.00
Children's Wear Reduced
One lot of 50 umbrellas for the
little folks worth up to $1.00
each, while they '
Children's gingham and per
cale dresses, that Bennett's
priced at 89c, $1.25 and $1.50;
ages 2 to 6 years;
while they last....
Odd Lots Jewelry
Odd ' lots of Jewelry, silverware
and leather novelties that Ben
nett's Bold up to 1 each, C
choice, while they last. . . . 1UC
Fancy Back Combs
Fancy back combs that are worth
and were priced up to $5.00 each,
only three hundred in the" C
lot so come early; choice SJC
1,000 pieces of fancy china con
sisting of salads, jugs, plates,
sugars and creams, vases, cracker
Jars, etc., worth from $1 AjTk
to $3 each, sale price. . .T'ZfC
S00 strainers, candlesticks,' spoons,
knivee, forks, dish mops, cleaners,
etc., etc., 5c to 15c val
ues, Monday . . . . . . . .
10c can "Prince Albert" smoking
tobacco, 7 He. Five "Shop Smok
er" cigars wrapped in tin foil,
regular 25c value ' JQq
w Picture Frames
Sizes range from those adapted
to post cards, up to 16x30, 20x24
and 18x40 inches, giving everyone
an opportunity to supply all needs..
Gold, oak, walnut, brown gum,
antique and other finishes. Bring
your pictures with you as it will
ba 'eisltr to make your selections.
Buy a rrHiny a you like at 6c to
: Inductions are a Tiird to alf.
One big table full of chil
dren's rompers of best qual
ity ginghams ; ages 2 to 6 yrs. ;
50c to 89c values, TP
priced to. close! . . . C
Women's low-necked sleeveless,
full taped vests in sizes 4, 5 and 6;
to close only 5c each
Women's low-neck. sleeveless
vests of a good 15c quality, 8c ea.
Women's low-neck, . sleeveless
union suits in umbrella and tight
knee styles; sizes 4, 5 and 6 only;
35c values at 31c.
Woman's ont-also union suits mtfle
larse and full tmd well finished; low
. necks and sleevelens; trimmed with fine
torchon lace; excellent 50c value at 3So
the Bult nr three snlta tot I1M
oys' roroaknit shirts and drawers In
hort sleeve and knee length styles;
allRhtly imperfect in the making, but
i wearing- quail tips were not impaired; all
ixps; 25j values at IBo the garment.
Bojra Porosknlt union suits with short
' aleeves; knee length atylea of a regular
uw qunnijr; to ciose, B9o tne suit
800 doaen woman's llalt thread hoie
?f u elht; black, tan. brown,
pink, lavender and rose: all sizes worth
up to 60c the pair, to close, 91c .
Women's seamless pur thread silk
hoot hot wiili Usle heels at-.d toes;
black, white, sky. pink and gray; 40c
value at 3So the pair.
Women'. x.O0 eilk hose with wide
aarter tops and lisle feet; full regular
make; fast black dye; to close, 50c pair.
Children's gingham, percale
and pongee dresses for ages 6
to 14; none worth less than
$1.50 & from that AO
to $2.50, sale price . vOC
For Children's Coats of Serges and
Mixtures; ages 6 to 12 years. For
Children's Coats of Mixtures and
L White Serges; ages" 2 to 6 years.
Children's muslin gowns-50c
and 59c - values, 35c. Chil
dren's white skirts-$1.25 val
ues, 85c; 85o values, X C
50c; 59c values .'..JJC
"Dorothy Dodd" Pumps at $1.98
This lot is made up entirely of women's "Dorothy Dodd" pumps, formerly sold at $3.50, $4 & $4.50-without
strap or in 1, 2 & S-strap styles. All the new toes; tan Russia calf, white nubuck, gun metal & patent leathers.
Three Extra Specials at $2.45 the Pair
Lot One-185 pairs of women's Russia calf Colonial pumps with gold
buckles and the new, broad toes. All sizes and widths.
Lot Two-165 pairs white nubuck Colonial with rib
bon bows and newest style toes and heels.
Lot Three--190 pairs satin Colonial pumps with large,
dull buckles and newest style toes & heels, to $4 values.
3,000 pairs of women's gun metal, patent leather
tan exfords Bennett's priced at (3.60
and H-broken lines
-while they last,
45-inch flouncings, in floral and eye
let designs, that were $3.00 the yard,
27-inch Swiss and nainsook flounc
ings, that were 39c and 49c the
yard, closing out price, J P
per yard 1JC
27-lnoh lounoinff in pretty floral and '
eyelet designs; exceptional 75c and 98o
qualities, while they last, per Q,,
yard - JZr
Plain and fancy nets in all shades, 49o
values, to close, per 17
Warrow embroidery edging's and inser
tions that sold at 19c and 35c, (f
to close, the yard.... r. I"
Narrow Valenciennes laces worth 5c,
7 Vic and lOo the yard, closing f
out price 72c
Fancy net handing's Bennett's sold at
25c, 35c and 50c the yard; ' 1
500 Pairs Men's Oxfords
$3.50 and $4.00 values of patent colt,
gun metal and tan leathers; including
all sizes and newest Btyles. .......
400 Pairs Boys Oxfords
Boys' Oxfords of vici kid. gun metal gs f f O
and patent leathers. Bennett's priced at I aVafc
$3.00, sizes SM to 5 vpmWKJ
if a oi ii
Practically All of the Corsets in This Big Sale
Are From the Factory Only a Few Days
which means that instead of paying full price for a corset of correct style you can come to this big bargain carnival and
the very corset you want for savings that will allow you to invest in many other wearables you perhaps are wanting
or needing. The Bennett corset department has long maintained a leading position with the women of Omaha and sur
rounding country and it is this big, matchless stock that we are offering at the lowest prices you can ever remember
of paying for a good corset. Five specimen values are given in detail.
Famous Iris Corset at
These corsets were shipped direct" from the fac
tory just a few days before the Bennett store
was sold. Fresh, new Roods in the popular medium bust styles now
so mucn in demand. Made of good quality couui, boned with non
rustable boning and equipped .with good strong hose supporters.1
Have extremely long skirts. Actual $1.50 values.
1 Lot Corsets A Qar.
These corsets are made of V-'
good batistes in down-to-dato medium
bust styles, with long skirts. Excellent
$1.00 values for onlv 69c. . :
New French Corsets
What woman does not love a French corset and
what woman will not buy at least one when they
'are priced like this--$2.50 kind for $1.G9. . Girdle top styles with splen
did hip cbnfiners: made of extra quality batistes and coutlls and beau
tifully trimmed and finished; shir string through bust line; extra skirt
hook and hose supporters. . '
Broken lots of corsets in all
styles and lengths-corsets that sold from
$3.50 to $5.00-your choice, while they
last, for only $1.98.
1 Lot Corsets Qf
Coutil corsets, in medium J
bust stvles. With extra lone filcirt and
, o jjjy,
good hose supporters attached; regular jf
75c values, sale price, 39c. jj
Calicoes at 4c
Best ' American made cali
coes, in a great variety of
patterns and all light and dark
shades; limit of 10 yards to a
customer at, the a
yard. . . . , . ............... ftC
ORKIN BROTHERS CO.. Successors
Muslin at blAc
Lonsdale, Hope and other
well-known brands of mus
lins, full 36 inches wide; the
regular 10c grades, Monday, limit
oi 10 yards to a r i
customer at, yard ...... .O 2 C