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TIIE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1912.
Children's Dresses and Caps
Children's $8.50 One Piece ! Children's 50c White Silk
Dresses, $5.00 All wool navy , Caps, 25c Silk poplin . in
blue serge, large red
collars finished with
full plaited skirt, sizes
6 to 14 years, Satur
day special at
French and Dutch styles, finished
with embroidery and silk cord,
white ties of the same
Formerly the Bennett Company
Children's Hew Winter Coats
Children's $7.98 Silk Plush
high neck turn-down collar, turn
back cuffs, quilted lining, finished
with fancy buttons, Ap ft a
sizes 2 to 6 yrs., Satur-Jk MK
day special at . . ,VWV v
Children's $1.00 Coats, $6.50
Extra good quality Kersey
high neck turn-down collar, cuffs
piped with velvet, finished with'
large, fancy buttons, a A
navy and Copenhagen, E"K J II
8 to 14 years, Satur- tjUavV
day special at. . .
uats that are made to sell at
wifS be pBaeed on sale Saturday promptly at 8 o'clock at
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h- Hi 1 HI i II I '
Entire Shoo Stock of the
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Ha fl H il Sin
1506 Harney St., Omaha. Neb.
A landslide of shoe bargains. It. & P. Co.'s entire stock bought by
at 50c on the dollar, now on sale as follows:
MEN AND WOMEN'S SHOES-R. & D.
pminV lllllt,. Co.'s $3, $3.50 and $4 shoes; our price
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FIR ' m " uo3
j.M J 0. ..jf;Sij MEN 'AND-WOMEN'S SHOES R. & D.
j j! I - s;J' Co.'s $4.50 and $5 shoes, our price
V Virt. V: R. & D. Co.'s f 2.25
X t5" 1 Jt and 92.50 boys' shoes
X . -is"
h Wo tfi c-a
rQ 1 ??.? 88c
If wrj and $t men's and
fT? V "' v women's slippers,
- 49c; $1.39
This masterstroke in suit buying by Mr. J. B. Orkin, our resident Neiv York buyer brings
to you the most opportune sale of the season. The entire sample lines and fall suit stock of one of New York's most
reputable makers comes to us at a remarkable price concession. Nothing like it before in the heart of the season.
Again we demonstrate the absolute buying supremacy of our great organization and this wonderful price shows our
determination to offer greatest value obtainable. Every woman who intended to pay twice this price for a suit should attend this greatest of suit
sales Saturday. 1
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ale You Klill f in
High class man tailored novelty suits. Copies of Parisian creations Americanized to suit our patrons. Cutaways, velvet
and braid trimmed square cut suits, braid bound edges, high collars and velvet vest effects, many jackets have new featured backs.
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Also a large assortment in plainer tailored styles with cutaways, round corner jackets, buffed and braid bound edges.
Jackets lined with fine silk, and satin lined, hair cloth busts, large range of materials. Dozens of corded diagonals, worsted wool bedfords, serges,
shadow striped worsteds, coarse tweeds, two tone materials, whipcords, etc.
Every wanted and desirable color in navy, brown, toupe, gray,
black, two tones, stripes and mixtures. Women's and misses sizes.
Positively $30.00, $35.00, $40.00 and
$45.00 Suits on Sale Saturday at the Ex
tremely Low Price of . . ...... . . ......
R. & D. Co.'s $1.50
slippers and juliets,
R.&D. Oo.'s $2.25,
$2.50 misses' and
children's shoes, at
Children's $1.75 and $2 Shoes at.. .980
$7.50 TRIMMED HATS AT
$3.98 A largev variety of
beautiful trimmed hats. For
merly sold, $7.50 to $10.00,
your choice ' 90
ret t es an
ird of Paradise
fmuv i i iiiisiiiiy ana mm mim
$5.00 TRIMMED HATS AT
$1.00 Just fifty more of these
fine trimmed hats, regular $5
values while they last, Satur
day, your choice,
$10.00 TRIMMED HATS AT
$4.98 These hrts are made of
best material, beautiful dres,s
and street hats, Saturday,
infrlmiiied Press lets at Less llm 6ost
$6.98 SIK VELVET HATS AT
$2.98 These exquisite hats
have formerly sold at $6.98,
Saturday while QCI
they last at Ofc.uO
$6.98 WHITE BEAVERS AT
$2,95-The last lot of these,
pink and light blue, formerly
sold at $6.98, Saturft QP
day, at...... UfaiWW
$7.50 SILK PLUSH HATS AT
$3.98 Hundreds of beautiful
silk plush hats, newest , anq
most popular shapes
f - .
$198 OSTRICH BANDS at $1.98-Only male
Ostrich bands, very wide and full, 36 inches
long, formerly sold at $4.98, Q QQ
Saturday only, at.'. UU
$2.98 GOLD BANDS at 98c Very hand
some trimming; one of these bands will trim a
hat, 30 inches long, Saturday while QCI a
they last, at .UUu
98c SILK ItOSSS AT 19c-These beautiful
roses, come in newest colors. Some small
pink buds, Saturday while they : i
last, at ! I
HUMOR AND TRAGEDY OF '72
tJol. Henry Wattcnon'i Eecollectioni
of tie Greeley Campaign.
E0W K03CTATI0N CAME ABOUT
T4 LiMra.1 KeBltllea Csarrattoa
, t Claeiaamtt aad the wh
aar Cemblnr Drapalr
i aac Darkaeaa. .
A aontharn man and a conueit ol
rr, a democrat by Inheritance and con
TJctSon. J baa ben making- In Kentucky
: in unequal flght for the accepunce of
the Inevitable, writes Colonel Henry Wat
tenon In the November "Century," de-
cubing the erenU that 14 to the nomlna-
ties of Horace Greeley for president In
XST2. , I had behind me . the intelligence
i of the confederate ffoldiera almost to a
man. They, at lwmt. .r tired of
i futile fighting, and to tbem the war was
over. But there was an element, ea
i pecially lu Kentucky, which wanted to
fight when It wag much too late. The
leaders of thlt belated element were In
complete control of the political ma
"ichlnwy of the lat. Tliey regarded
me as an Impudent upeUrt. since I had
come to Kentucky from Tennessee as
little better than a carpet-bagger, and
j had done their uttermost to put me down
I nd drive me out. . ' .
j It asver crossed my fancy that I oould
j fall. ,Yet 1 was not whoUy blind to con
, sequences and the admonitions of pru
I dence, and when the call for a liberal
j republican convention appeared, I real-
ixed that, interested as 1 was in what
j mlgrht come of it. If I expected to remain
a .democrat In a democrat community,
and to Influence and lead a democrat!')
following, I must proceed mith caution.
A livelier and more variegated omlnum
gatherum ivas never sssembled. They
bad already began to pour In when I
j arrived. There were long-haired and
spe-ctifled doctrinaires from New Eng
; 'and. and short-lialred and blatant emla
iarit ironi New York, mostly,' s It
turned out, friends , cf Horace Greeley.
There were brisk westerners from Chi
cago and tit Louis. If Whltelaw Reid,
who had come as GreJey's personal rep
reaentatlve, had his retinue, so had Hor
ace Whits and Carl Bchurs.
A Joaraalistlo Fomblae. ,
Bowles and Halstead met me at the
station and we drove to the St. Nicholas
hotel, Where Schurs and White were
awaiting us. Then and there was or
gaolsed fellowship which in the succeed
ing campaign cut a considerable figure
and went by the name of the Quad
rilateral. Wa resolved to limit the presidential
nomination of the convention to Charles
Francis Adams, Bowles' candidate, and
Lyman Trumbull, . White's candidate,
omitting altogether, because of spec f la
reasons urged by White,' the candidacy
of B. Grats Brown, who, because of his
Kentucky connections, had better served
my purpose. The very next day the se
cret was abroad, and Whltelaw Reid
came to me to ask why, in a newspaper
combine of this sort, the New York
Tribune had been left out.
To my mind It seemed preposterous
that It had been, or should be, and I
stated as much to my new colleagues.
They Sffered objection which to me ap
peared perverse. If not childish. To be
gin with, they did not like Reid He
was not a principal, like the rest of us,
but a subordinate. . Greeley was this,
that and the other; he could never be
relied upon in any coherent, practical
plan of campaign; to talk about him as
a candidate was ridiculous.
I listened rather impatiently, and
finally I said: "Now, gentlemen, in this
movement we shall need the New York
Tribune. It we admit Reid we clinch It
You will all agree that Greeley has no
chance of a nomination, and so, by tak
ing him in, we both eat our cake and
have it" On this view of the case Reid
was" invited to Join us, and that very
night he sat with us at the St. Nicholas,
where from night to night until the end
we convened and went over the perform
ances and developments of the day and
concerted plans for the morrow.
. A Smrprlse Party.
In those days It being the business of
my life to turn day into night and night
Into day, U was not my habit to go to
bed much before the presses began to
thunder below. The night before the
convention proved no exception. Before
turning In, I glanced at the early edition
of the "Commercial" to see that some
thing I was too tired to decipher pre
cisely j what had happened. It was. In
point tot fact, the arrival about midnight
of General Frank P. Blair and Governor
B. Grats Brown of Missouri I had In
my possession , documents which would
have Induced at least one of them to
pause before making himself too con.
spicuous. The Quadrilateral, excepting
Reid, knew this. We had separated
upon the adjournment of the convention.
I, being, across the river in Covington,
their search for me was unavailing.
They were in despair. When, having
had a few hours of rest, I reached the
convention hall toward noon. It was 'too
The result was that Greeley was nomi
nated amid a whirl enthusiasm, his
workers, with Whltelaw Reid at their
head, having maintained an admirable
and effective organisation, and being j
thoroughly prepared to take advantage j
of the opportune moment. It was the i
logic of the event that B. Grats Brown
should be placed on the ticket with him
The Quadrilateral was "nowhere." It
was done for. The impossible had corns
to. pass. "
Urreley'a Melancholy t'ate.
Horace Greeley was a queer old man,
a yvery medley of contradictions, shrewd
and simple, credulous and penetrating,
a master penman ,of the. schools of Swift
and Cobbett, even in his odd, picturesque
personality . whimsically attractive and,
as Seward learned to his cost, a man to
be reckoned with where he chose to put
his powers forth.
If ever a man needed a strong friendly
hand and heart to lean upon be did dur
ing those dark days the end In darkest
night nearer than anyone could divine.
He showed stronger mettle than had been
allowed him; bore a manlier part than
was commonly ascribed to his slovenly,
slipshod habiliments and his aspect in
which benigancy and vacillation seemed
to struggle for the ascendency. Abroad,'
the elements conspired against him. At
home his wife lay 111, as it proved, unto
death. The good gray head he still car
ried like a hero, but the worn and tendct
heart was beginning to break.
Happily th end came quickly. Over
whelming defeat was followed by over
whelming affliction. He never qulttei
his dear one's bedside until the lasj puK
beat, and then he sank beneath t:ie lot.)
of grief. 'The Tribune' is gone nv.i i
am gone," he said, and spoke no more.
The death of Greeley fell upon t'u
country with a sudden shock. It a rouse J
a widespread sense of pity and sorror.
and awe. All hearts were hushed., li
an Instant the bitterness of the campaign
was forgotten, though the huzzas of the
V i r t .1 r at i 1 1 ran , ,k. Al 1 .1 1
iavw.u . 111. .3 Mil. VT 1 I J t , U
more by his death to complete the work
of .Lincoln than he could have done bv
a triumph at the polls and the term in
the White House he so much desired.
You'd Think So.
"He's a brute."
"How so 7"
"When she promised to be his wife h
said he would do everything In his powet
to make her happy." i
"He spends all of his time at the club'"
"Well. If he is really a brute that ought
to help some." Houston Post