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THE BEE. OMAHA, PATTODAY, MARCH , 1013.
imrnwni rT MmTMiBimimmTunMMriri
The Most Remarkable
Offered by any store in
Omaha for many years
i M All new Spring weaves in the season's most
p .' favored colorings and patterns at
Y to Under Value
See Sunday Papers foe Particulars
Interest in Election to Choose the
Members is Picking Up.
NEXT TUESDAY IS" THE DAY
Ho Knr 11 I n (Jo-nn-Yna-Prlnne Ile
inrrn Thirty Primary" Nomi
nee for I'lftrrn I'lnoes
(a Ilr Killed.
Friday, March 7, 1913.
i HARVESTER CASE CONTINUES
Hearing is Still Going On in Federal
Court in Omaha.
Interest Is picking up In the coming
charter comentlon election echeduled for
next Tuesday. At the primary at which
the candidates were selected less than
4.MW votes wero cast altogether, dis
tributed RinflhR torty-two entries, but tho
wlso ones figure that this will be con
Mdcrably Increased for tho final heat,
and possibly doubled.
This time each voter will ngaln mark
his ballot for fifteen, but will have only
thirty to choose from, and the fifteen
highest will get certificates of election.
Tho official canvass of the primary re
turns showed that Victor Koscwntor, cdl
tor of The Uce, was high man with 2.SI0
votes and Dr. llolovtchlner second with
2,115 votes. Mr. Iloiewater had more than
twice the average vote, and nearly four
times tho vote of the low man, while tho
thirtieth In the list had Just 15. votes
more than his closest defeated competitor.
Of tho candidates now running five ate
socialists running In a srotip and tho
only ones making an active campaign.
For tho primary tho socialist sla)o con
tained ton nunics. of which half fell by
tho wayside. Tim socialists havo about
1,000 votes of their own which thoy rclusa
to give to any one not belonging to their
organization and are Bcorih.t for a record,
llenfey Hum llovroll'n Prosy.
Prior to the primary the Commercial
club procutcd. the filing of (several can
didates and gave them Its endorsement,
and so did tho Ilea) Estate exchange,
but they wero not all successful In Bet
ting under Uih wire. It la understood
that nellhor of Hi own organizations Is to
exert Itself further except by Individual
preference of members In the next round.
The Itetallern' association, on the other
hand, Is represented In tho list by Ms
secretary, James W. Metcalfe, and has an
I active campaign commltteo at work to
promote hts Interests.
For tho. Water board It. H. Ilowoll filed
P. C. Ileafcy, one of the board mem
bers, as their particular champion, and
Move Offices from
Lincoln to Omaha
From Lincoln comes the report that
Omaha Is to have partial compensation
for the loss of tho Burlington auditing
department by tho eventual removal here
of certain Burlington offices now main
tained at Lincoln. According to this In
formation, Omaha Is eventually to get
tho headquarters of the district superin
tendent, the cpglneerlng work and the
teal estate department, although perhaps
not all of them at once. This Is said to
be In lino with tho general movement of
concentration, of which the transfer of
offices from Omaha to Chicago Is a part,
and tho first addition to the local Omaha
headquarters will be In force after the
FLOODED WITH LETTERS
Some time ago Kev. Charles W. Savldgo
was visited by William nasmussen of
Burke, S. D., who said he was very much
In need of a helpmeet. Itcv. Savldgo at
once started the ball a rolling and things
aro now coming Rasmusscn's way, for
tho postmaster of Uurke has written that
ho Is being flooded with letters for nas
mussen. The postmaster's name Is A. M. Church
and while he blames Mr. Savldge for tho
extra work that has been heaped upon
him In his official capacities, he says
lie Is performing It cheerfully and that
lp would do anything In the World to
spread the "Zeitgeist" of capnublal
DEWEY HOTEL FIREMAN
FAILS TO GET LICENSE
MISS BLANCHE COIIN, whoao wodtllUB to Mr. Hnrry ItOBcnfoltl of
Council Bluffs will bo celebrated noxt Wednesday, Ib busily oc
cupied with entortalnmonts.
Miss Fannlo RoBonstock was hostess nt a beautifully ap
pointed dinner party Wednesday evening at her homo. Covers wore
placed for Miss Blanche Cohn, Miss Hortcn&o Splcsbofger, Miss Mamlo
Splcsborgor, Miss Kannlo Rosonstock, Mr. and Mj-s. Josoph Roscnfold, Mr.
Harry Rosenfcld, Mr. Horbort Arnstcln, Mr. dullus Rosenfcld, Mr. lidwln
Klrschbraun, Mr. Moyor Cohn.
This evening Mr. Edwin KlrBchbraun nnd Mr. Herbert Amstoln will
entertain at dinner at tho Hotel Loyal, followed by a theater party at tho
Orphcum Road show. Tho gucdt.s wfll Includo Miss Cohn and Mr. Rosen
fold and tho mombors of tho -wedding parly.
Miss Sadlo Klrschbraun and MIssFloronco Hlllor will entertain at
supper Saturday evening In honor of Miss Blancbo Colin.
Monday Miss Mildred Rubol and MIbb Evelyn Bergman will entertain
at a luncheon at the Hotel Loyal In honor of tho brfdfo to be, and In thol"'B (bll,d' ""f contract,
evening Mrs. Josoph Rosenfeld and Mrs, Ungor of Council Bluffs and Mrs. , -"Z ZoZ
Harry Abrams will entertain at a dinner party at tho Loyal In compliment stores In various lowa towns and handles
to MIbb Cohn and Mr. Rosenfcld.
Misses Hortonso and Mamie SplcBborgor will entertain at a luncheon
and shower (Tuesday in honor of Miss Cohn. Last wook Mr. J. Splcsborgor
was host at a dinner party for tho same honor guest.
The woddlhg will tako placo Wednesday evening at 5:30 o'clock at
tho Metropolitan club, nnd will bo .followed by a largo reception. This
will bo ono of the largest affairs of tho wook. Preceding tho ceremony
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. L. M. Colin will ontortnln at dinner for tho wedding pnrty.
Shirley Smith, who was fireman at the
Dewey hotfel at the time of tho fire, failed
to qualify for such position when ho
canit) up before the board of engineers
on -an application for a license to tun
tho furnaces of hotels. Tho board, con
sisting of Henry Sohrocdcr, James Ander
son and City Boiler Inspector ft. U.
Wolfe, met at tho city hall last night to
hear three applicants.
"Smith would bo able to care for a
second rate furnaces In a small hotel or
lodging house, but he is not capable of
l 11 1 ... w .... 1.1
tho voto for Hcafey Is expected to rep- yVolfe. ..We permitted him to work nt
resent tho strength of Howell tho same in,,, !,,. Urpnurr. .thrv liiul tlm kind
METHODS ARE BEING SHOWN UP
Doalern Testify tin to the Method
Km ployed In (pUIiik Dealer
Theodore C. Coffee, an Implement
dealer at Greenfield, la., testifying In the
suit brought by tho United States versus
the International Harvester company,
said that In 1WJ ho was approached by
a representative of tho harvester company
and asked to sell the International com
pany's binder exclusively or not at all.
Coffco said ho told tho represcntatlvo to
got out and Instead of handling tho Mc
Cormlck binder handled tho Acme for
In 1001 Coffeo said ho sold tho Koystone.
In IMC ho gave tho Keyslonu up and
agreed to sell tho McCormlck and Deci'-
An out-of-town wedding of local Inter
est was that of Miss Helen Clason Willis,
daughter of Mrs. O. S. Willis of Mil
waukee, to IJcutenant Lewis Hydo Brcre
ton, United States army, which took
place at St. Paul's Episcopal church In
San Diego, Cal., Thursday afternoon,
February 27, Mrs. Brercton was the
guest last fall In this city of Miss Carolyn
Harding and Miss Ellraboth Pickens.
The following Is an account of tho event
from Ban Diego:
"It was a mllltnry wedding, the cere
mony being performed at B o'clock by
Itcv. Charles L. Barnes, rector of 8t.
Paul's, Only Immediate friends and rel
atives witnessed the ceremony, a num
ber of these coming from the east to at
tend the wedding. Among these Is Mrs.
O 8. "Willis of Milwaukee, the mother of
the bride, and relatives and friends from
Santa Barbara and Boston.
'The bride .was given away by her
mother, and was attended by two brides
maids. Miss Elizabeth Pickens of Omaha
and Miss Angle Uolir.cn. nontenant
Parks, L'nltod States army, acted as beat
man, and Ilutonant Uelder and Lieu
tenant McCleary weie ushers.'
"After an extended wedding trip Lieu
tenant Brereton and his bride will re
turn to make their homo at the U. S.
J rant hotel.
"Mrs. Willis, the mother of the brldo.
" expects to remain at tho Urunt during
the remainder of tho winter."
A wedding Thursday of local Interest
was that of Mrs. Charlotte Adams and
Mr! Harry Wheeler Kenton, which took
place in Jamestown, N. Y.
Mrs. Adams has spent considerable lime
In Omaha as the guest of nor sister, Mro.
harles C. Ilosewater, and has many
The wedding was a quiet on, only rela
tives being present Mr. and Mrs. Kn
ton will make their home In Jamestown,
N Y. v
Amateur Musicale Club.
The members of tho Amateur Musicale
met Thursday afternoon at tho home of
Miss Grrtchen McConuell. A program
on American and English composers was
given under the leadership of Mrs. S. S.
Caldwell. Numbers were given by Mrs.
T. J- Mahoney, Mrs. J- A. C. Kennedy,
Mm. . S. Caldwell, MUs Belle Von Mans
fetdt and Miss Eugenie Whltraore.
MIbb Loulso Cotter cntcrtnlned nt
bridge Thursday afternoon In honor of
her guest, Mrs. Lott 11. Dennis of Bos.
ton. Six tables wero placed for tho
game. Pink nnd white was the color
scheme a'ndcarnatlons and roses wero
Mr. Lcland Shropshire entertained last
evening at an Orphcum party In honor of
Miss Dorothy Horsman of Chicago, tho
guest of Mrs. Frank 1 Ilcckman. There
wero six guests In tho party.
Orpheum Party, '
Omega chapter of the Delta Sigma Delta
fraternity of tho Crelghton Dental col
lego entertained at an Orpheum box party
Thursday evening. Herbert Sampson and
ltalph Carney, both of whom were ini
tiated Into the frat lo. Tuesday eveninir,
and Dr. Q. W. Uumllton of tho college
faculty were truostr. of honor. Thoje
Dr. O. W. Hamilton.
Mrs. Harry Walker entertained Thurs
day at a matinee party at the Orpheum
followed by a luncheon at the Itenshaw
In honor of Mrs. Alfred Longwell. The
decorations were red carnations. Covers
were laid for:
Henry Bonis, Harry Walker.
W O. Ostenberg. Phil Wlndhelm.
Alfred Longwell, John Uagan.
Lenten Sewing Club.
Mrs. W. H. Wheeler entertained the
members of the Lenten Sewing club
Wednesday afternoon. The time was
spent sewing for 'tho Visiting Nurses.
Next Wednesday the olub Will be enter
tained by Mrs. O. (J. Iledlck and the
afternoon will bo Bpent sewing for the
Child Saving Institute.
In and Out of the Bee Hiye.
Captain Joseph C. Brady of Fort Crook
left tlils morning for Galveston, Tex., to
Join tho other Fort Crook officers.
Miss Mary Irving Miller of Kansas
City, who has bejen visiting her cousins.
Mrs. Percy Powell and Mrs. Hardin
Bean, since Christmas; will return to her
home on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. I Cohn and little
daughter, Helen, of Spokane, and Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Appel of Denver have
arrived to attend the Uosenfcld-Cohn
wedding next Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Levy and daugh
ter, Mrs. Daniel Horn, of New York, will
return Sunday from a stay In California.
Mrs. Korn will leave Sunday evening for
her home in New York.
MrV'and Mrs. H. K. Owen, who have
recently returned from California, are
spending the week-end In Lincoln, where
they will attend the Phi Delta ThetA
formal Saturday evening. Tlie annual
banquet is held Friday evening. "Next
week Mrs. Owen .Mill attend the annual
Initiation and formal given Friday and
Saturday by the Kappa Alpha Theta
the International In nddltlon to compet
ing makes. Ho stated that ho sold more
McCormlck nnd Dcerlng binders than any
of tho others.
W. N. CoatcB of Stuart, Neb., said ho
operated lit conjunction with an Imple
ment store, an undertaking establishment,
sold furniture and ran a country news
paper. In enumerating tho lines of business
ho was In Coatcs did not mention tho
newspaper. In cross-examination tho fact
was brought out that ho did own a news
paper and when asked why ho did not
numo It among his other businesses, ho
said, "Oh, I don't count that, because It
JUBt breaks even."
In croHs-cxamlnattou ho also admitted
ho carried advertising for tho Inter
national company and ro-dtrcct he also
carried advertising from the John Deere
F. D. Stearns of Logan, la., said there
wero two Implement dealers In his town,
his competitor, handling tho DeetJng har
vester line, and himself tho McCormlck,
In cross-examination ho ndmlttcd that
K per cent of tho binders sold in his
territory wero products of tho Inter
national company, and that 63 per cent
of tne mowers were ruado by tho same
11. J. Lowo of Mullen, Neb., said that
100 per cent of the harvesting machinery
sold In his territory was that of the In
A. A. Gaines of Newport, Net)., and H.
O. Anderson of Sturgls. S. D gave tho
same testimony as did tho other wit
WHEAT AGAIN BEGINS
TO MOVE FOR EXPORT
Anticipating the near approach of the
opening of lako navigation, wheat from
Omaha has again begun to movo cast.
Thursday and Friday six trains of from
forty to sixty cars of wheat havo gone
to Chicago, all consigned for export.. At
Chicago It will go into elevators and go
out' on the first bouts leaving port.
Tho car shortage has cased up to some
extent, and while there is no large sup
plus of cars on hand, tho roads are find
ing enough to handle the business and
meet the demands made.
as If Howell wero running hlmeclt In
stead of by proxy. Organized labor Is
nlso represented by C. L. Shamp and L.
V. Guye, who huvo been active In tho
Central Labor union and havo Its en
dorsement, but aro not allied with tho
A lot of "slates," of all kinds and
combinations, wero out In tho primary,
and It Is presumed more of them will bo
u evidence for tho election, but so far
It has been every man for himself with
the exception of tho feudalists, as abovo
BURGLARS DO BAD JOB
AT CRACKING A SAFE
Whether It wan sare crackers or black
smiths that forced entrance into tho
Harmon-Wccth Conl office at Sixteenth
and Charles streets. Thursday night, De-
tocuves iuiik aim vun Lfcuscu are un
able to say at this time, but which ever
It was, tho officers aro certain that thoy
were nut topnotchors In their lino of buxl
ncss. A watchman hearing a noise of ham
mering called tho Dodgo Btrcet police sta
tion and tho officers responded. They
found a heavy sledge hammer, a black
smith's rasp, a long-handled sledge and a
huge punch laying before the safe. Tho
combination, the knob nnd hinges were
battered off and oven tho corners showed
signs of being hit by tho amateur thlovcs.
Nothing elso was disturbed, but It will
tako dynamite or some other high power
explosive to open the safo because of the
bungling work. It contains only offlco
records which aro of no particular value.
WOMAN'S FEDERATED CLUB
HERE FOR HOUSEHOLD SHOW
Max Meyer is conducting a Jewelry and
novelty store In New York City.
S. P. Morse, leading dry goods merchant
of Omaha In tho early days, Is In -tho big
rtore of Stein Brothers in Now York.
Dan B. Fuller left his Byrne-Hammer
Job to go Into a wholesale dry goods firm
In Sioux City.
Thomas A. Crelgh moved along with the
Cudahy executive offices to Chicago,
where he heads the law department of
the big meat packing corporation
W. S. Curtis, remembered as practicing
at tho local bar and once member of the
publlo library board, is on the faculty
of Washington university law school at
Mason B- Davenport, formerly cashier
tor The. Bee, is with a live stock Journal
in Kansas City.
Probably tho moBt Important move
ment made tho last ten days In behalf
of tho Omaha -Household bIiow by Mrs.
Charles W. Hayes was tho enlistment of
the co-operation for this great enterprlso
of the second district of Nebraska Fed
eration of Women's Clubs, In deciding
to hold their annual second district meet
lug some time during tho Omaha House
hold' show, which Is to be held at the
Auditorium from May 3 to. 10.
Another arrangement, also decided
upon, was to havo a program of the con
vention rendered on ono afternoon at
tho Auditorium during tho session of tho
Omaha Household show, Mrs. 0. W.
Hayes, president of the household show,
attended secral meetings this week nnd
brought forward the proposed subjects
and tho distinctive woman's work that
will be undertaken and successfully car
ried out through tho jQmaha Household
the Dewey because -they had tho kind
of a furnace ho could handle."
A Mprmikc to ilnltronit Men.
E. S. Bacon, 11 Bath St., Bath. Mo.,
sends out this warning to railroaders
everywhere. "My work as conductor
caused a chronic Inflammation of the
kidneys and I was miserable and all
played out. I was weak and had dizzy
spells, and a friend recommended Foley
Kidney Pills. jFrom tho day I began
taking them, I commenced to regain my
strength. The Inflammation Is gone and
I feel better now than I have In twenty
years." Try them. For sale by all dealer)
NoliruMkniiN lit tho Hotels.
W. Walt of Hynnls. J. A. Lamb of
Falls City, and O. P. Abel of Lincoln, uro
at tho Paxton
John Jamison of Platte Center, and L.
T. Davidson of Broken 'Bow, are regis
tered at the Loyal.
F. A.- Huston, Jr.i of Pllger, and Mr.
and Mrs. Olllo Wallen of Beatrice, are
registered at tho Henshnw.
William Ackerman ot Karlhnm. A.
Klngslcu of Stanton. V. C. ftassmussen
of Farewell, Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Fowler
of Lincoln, are at tho Millard.
by croup, coughs or colds are soon re
lieved by the use of Dr. King's New
Discovery. 69 cents and Jl.OO. For sale
by Beaton Drug Co. Advertisement
UNION OUTFITTING CO. TO
ALSO SELL WEARING APPAREL
The Union Outfitting company, tx
teenth and Jackson .streets, has added
the stock of the Peoples Clothing com
pany, which was formerly located at 1W5
Douglas street- The third floor has been
set apart for this linn ot business. Tao
stock contains the latest models a yd
spring styles In a full line of women's
suits, cloaks, dresses, waists and mil- J
linery. A full line of boys' clothing and
men's shoes and I fats Is also being carried.
The new stock 'will be sold either tor
cash or on time.
People's Cloak &
1 6th and Jackson Sis., Third Floor
Spring Styles in Men's
and Women's Ready-to-Wear
Clothing, Hats, etc.
A RARE TREAT
Offered I.aille of Omnha ami Vicin
ity llealnnlitir Monday.
On Monday, March 10, a superb collec
tion of laces and robes will' be placed on
display by Hayden Jlros In their piano
In none of tho most exclusive dry
goods stores of the east will you find as
sortments surpassing in quality or beauty
these offerings of real laces, embroid
eries, robes and evening dress trimmings,
representing the finest products of tho
Bring your friends. . Display continues
four days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday March 10 to IS, Inclusive.
Persistent Advertising Is the Road to
Ladies' Silk Dresses, in all
the now novelties and
values, at. . .
Ladies' Coats, very nob
biest effects, special val
ues, prices range from
S9.75 to $35.00
Ladies' Suits, in the new
spring cut-nway styles,
prices rango from
$12.50 to $35.00
Ladies' now spring waists,
very pretty,, prices from-
$1.00 to $5.00
Millinery A special lot
of trimmed hats on sale
Saturday, AH QC
vat only $U.uU
Men's and Youth's spring
Suits, very latest styles
and prices from
$5.00 to $25.00
$1.00 A WEEK WILL
DRESS YOU WELL.
16th and Jackson Sts.
Take Advantage Saturday.
Basement Bargain Offerings
They're trooping to our Bargain Basement the
women of Omaha. Because! Just because they
have found it means quality goods at low prices
menus money in their purses.
It's an innovation in Omaha, one that is proving a
big success. It has become so popular we've made it
permanent. Every day is bargain day.
Odd patterns rugs and odd pieces of furniture from
our regular stocks, all assembled in the basement.
Prices to movo them quickly. )
Saturday Basement Specials
Former Price. Basement Prloe.
Mahogany Rocker $ 6.00 $ 3.00
Golden Oak Rocker 4.50 2.35
Mahogany Chair 3.50 1.95
Golden Oak Dining Room .Chair 3.50 1.95
Golden Oak Dining Room Chair . . 6.50 3.45
Golden Oak Library Table 25.00 15.00
Mahogany Table 5.00 3.00
Fumed Oak Dining Room Table 22.50 12.50
Golden Oak Dining Room Table 27.50 17.50
Three-piece Mahogany Parlor set
silk tapestry 162.00 102.50
Axminster Rug, 10-6x13-6 42.00 30.00
Brussels Rug, 8-3x11-6 20.00 11.95
Brussels Rug, 9x11 22.50 15.00
Velvet Rug, 9x10-4 29.00 20.00
Brussels Carpet, vard 80 .50
Straw Matting, yard 80 ' .30
Cocoa Door Mats 75 .55
4-Bumor Gas Stove 15.00 7.50
All new. At special prices to introduce. 50o
Scrim and Marquisette, colors white, cream and Arab,
also colored borders, your choice, Saturday, per yard,
$3.50 Scrim and Marquisette Curtains, with hem
stitched or trimmed edge; your choice, Saturday only,
at the pair $1.95
Beaton & Laier Co.
415-417 So. 16th Street
Orkin Bros. Will Hold a
Gigantic Waist Sale Saturday
Saturday Orkln Bros, placo on sale
hundreds of new spring waists that
their representative bought from ho
liquidation stock of D. Uovey & Sons
of Baltimore. The Omaha firm bought
them at a remarkably low figure ami
will placo them on sale Saturday at
Vs to M off from the original selling
This stock of waists was made for
tho 1913 spring trade and Is alt of the
first quality pure white embroidered
linens, lingerie, lawn, talldred linen,
batiste, voiles, damask, messallnes,
taffetas, Jap silks, etc well made and
The assortment, which Is divided
into four lots, Is so larse that they
had to bo placed on the tables on the
first floor as well as tho second floor.
The prices are plainly marked on
every lot and the arrangement pro
motes easy selection.
This Is a most extraordinary offer
ing of waists and every Omaha
woman will suroly take advantage of
It, as the values are indeed unusual,
the styles unsurpassed, tho variety
large and the prices from Vi to ',4 the
regular selling price.
The sale starts Saturday at 8
SHOES FOR MEN
Who Want To
Yon want plenty of btylo as well as plenty of qual
ity and you deserve It, too
AVe show some rattling good values at this price
in nil tho new leathers and modeling.-
They're the best for "four" that arc madewe be
lieve look them over uce if you don't think bo.
,161" &. DOUGLAS. .
Get into a fircprtof ffice building
The safest office Building in Omaha
from the point of view of fire risk is
THE BEE BUILDING
It is completely isolated from other buildings.
It is absolutely fireproof, no wood being used in its con
struction except in the finishing.
Each and every one of the adjacent, buildings is
A few very choice offices are offered
N. P. FEIL, Secretary,
Bee Business Office.