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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 1913.
Opening of Our New Bargain Basement Will Be Friday
with the greatest aggregations of special values any store in Omaha has offered for many months. See Sixteenth street window display.
25c to 35c HOSIERY at Pair 17c
Women's Short Chamosiette Glomes, 25c
Women's Halo hose, regular or out
sizes, black, white nnd tan, also
Infants' silk platted hoso, tan,
black, white, bluo, pink, etc.. Im
Short chamolsetto kIovcs, 2-clasp
stylo, whlto nnd natural, wnslr
nblp, all sizes, Just tho rIovts for
nrosont wonr. Vory spoclnl. on
perfections of 25c to 3Go hose, 3 pairs 60c, single pair
Exolusivo Agents for Nettleton Shoes for Mon in Omaha.
bargain counter for Wednesday's selling, at, pair
Here Is the Sale Wednesday for Which You
The Entire Surplus and Sample Lines Bought From the Philadelphia Dress Co. of Philadelphia,
Pa., at a Small Portion of Their Real Worth
AND the way wo bought is tho way wo of for thorn
to you Wednesday morning. It is by long odds
tho greatest dress-buying opportunity ever offered in
Oinnlm' so early in the season.
Think of it! 1,000 of the season's Binartost stylos
from which to make solections, including tho now Bal
kan, Russian and plain tailored models with cutaway
coat effects, belts and fancy trimmings.
V , ISA ' HfllSflf I
Dresses That Were Intended to Retail at
$10.30, $12.50 and $15.00 Sere for
Your Choosing Wednesday Morning at $5.
The Materials Include
Such wanted fabrics as ratine, rnmio, puro linen, crash, volloe,
llngerlo, poplins and mercerized materials of every sort. Tho
colors are tho season's most favorod and thoro la no reason why
every fancy cannot bo suited.
Sale Starts Promptly at 8 O'clock
Mission Finish CLOCK
Free With $25 Purchase
will be given
day with every
$25 or over.
Tho clock la
exactly as Il
sion finish and
will make a
room or den.
Join Our Homefitter's Club
It costs you nothing to join you buy at
tho same low price as the cash customer
and besides you may then enjoy the many conven
iences It affords by" its easy payment plan. Come
and let us talk It over with you. You'll find It
time well spent. Furniture section, third ffoor.
Here Are Four Big MILLINERY Specials
Scheduled For Wednesday Morning Promptly at 8 O' Clock
AND they are certain to bring a crowd, too, because tho Omaha public has learned to know that they find ovorything
here just as represented and are never disappointed. '
This offering for Wdenesday is just another demonstration! of our power of underselling.
$4.98 Trimmed Hats, 99c
Think of it a nifty new trimmed hat that's
plenty good enough for street wear or knock
about that was sold regularly tp 4fe
$4.98, for 99c. There is a var- MJII
Intv of rienlrabln nhartrfl and trim- l wr
tilings from which to make selec
$7.50 Trimmed Hats, $2.33
At this price we include hats that nre exact
copies of imported models. Scores of charming
styles to select from. Hats that are
sold regularly to $7.50, oro
Wednesday, at, choice for
$3.98 Untrimmed Hats, 79c
Untrimraod shapes ombrncing all tho season's
most favored stylos, materials and colors.
Shanes that sold retnilarly to
$3.98, horo Wednesday at W HI j
J W MS. VUVi W V w Vt V w V v
Ostrich Fancies at 25 off
That's tho way wo offer our ontlro lino of French
plumes and ostrich fancies. Many beautiful plccos
from which to mako selections. Hero Wednesday
in tins saio at cnoico for -i
2Ec per cent off regular JLx
You Don't Feel You're Wearing
a CORSET When It's an B. & 6.
BecauBO it's built to fit your own figure.
isut tnoso wno sco you
know you'vo an R. & (1.,
because of tho trim grace
of your gown. Among tho
10,000 women who buy an
B. & G. corset every Bin
glo day of tho year, aro
women with every kind of
figure tall, small, slim,
plump, dainty, stately.
There Is an H. & Q. Corset for
you ono that fits you, sultB
you oxaotly. When you come
in, soo nil styles of It. & Q. Cor
sets till you como to tho ono
plannod by tho designers to
fit your particular figure
jsr "T... $i to $8
Orlrin Bros. Your Home Stores
Orldn Bros. Your Homo Storos
BEIEF CITY NEWS
JMaslity Storage Tu Co. Doug. 1516.
Xv Koot Print It Now Beacon
Dr. Knslax Brapdels Theater Bldff.,
Nose and Throat. Phono Douglas 1831.
Jjlffatlng rixtures repaired and re fin
ished. Burgess-aranden Co.. Douglas 6SL
Wotlcs My residence. 4823 Florence
Blvd. Prlco reasonable, terms easy.
Pleased to show property. Inaulre for
"jne. Phone Douglas 2524. Home Miller.
Tb Btats Bank' of Omaha pays4 per
cent on time depoitu, t per cent on sav
ing accounts. The only bank In Omaha
.whose depositors .are protected by the
depositors' guarantee fund of the state
of Nebraska. 17th and Harney streets.
TJK at Half Staff Out of i-ospect to
the memory of Horace a. Burt, former
president of the Union Pacific, the flag
on the company's headquarters building
Is flying at half staff.
Hseca, STnmbsr 13, Tribe of Ben Hur,
.will give an entertainment Thursday
evening to be known as a Ben Hur tea
party at their hall in the Paxton block,
Fifteenth and Farnam streets. There
Trill be games, cards, dancing and re
freshments. Angela Ino Seeks Divorce Angela
STerzo alleges that her husband, Lazzaro
Terzo, returned to Italy ,and married
another woman, as ground -for seeking a
divorce In district court. They were mar
ried July 21, 1508. She alleges that he left
her May 5, 19U.
Ordinary Passengers Traveling as
ordinary passengers and occupying space
in a standard sleeper, Mrs. Sproule, wife
of the president of the Southern Pacific,
accompanied by her two grown daugh
ters went east today, ualiig the Milwau
kee's California-Omaha train. .
School Buildings Inspected Board of
Education members. Superintendent E.
XT. Graff and Duncan Flnlayson, super
intendent of school buildings. Inspected
buildings In the rain today preparing a
report of repairs needed. This was the
annual tour of inspection by the board.
Xoosrrslt Goes nshlng While they
do not know why, local officials of the
Northwestern have received notice that
Theodore Roosevelt and party of nine
are enroute to Michigan on a fishing trip.
(The Roosevelt party is coming from New
York and at Chicago will be turned over
to tha Northwestern and taken to Mar
quette, Mich. The fishing is scheduled
to commence May 25.
ast Concert at High School The
Qlee and Mandolin clubs gave a concert
together yesterday in the high school
auditorium. This Is the last concert to be
given by cither of the two clubs this
year. An especially fine program was
, given by the Mandolin club, which num.
I ber twenty. Howard Over, tenor in the
j OlM club, gave, a-solo, "Three for Jack."
The two organization have been in
structed by Mr. Barton for the Qlee club
and Prof. Potter for the Mandolin club.
rockets Were Picked C. K. Colver,
Plaza hotel. Fourteenth and Howard
streets, lost a roll amounting to $160 on
a Farnam street car. near Sixteenth
street. He reported to the polloe that
he did not take the roll out and that his
pocket was picked.
Contrao for Pedsral Bull ling - The
Oroline Contracting company of Jollet,
11L, has been awarded the contract for
general repairs to tne federal building. '
The contract calls for the completion of
the- work within 120 days after the bond
has been approved. The amount of tho
contract is $0,985.
Hew Title for Cadet Taylor Beginning
July 1 and until further notice the
title of Cadet Taylor will be changed to
collector of customs for the district of
Omaha. Mr. Taylor's title at present Is
surveyor of customs and custodian of the
federal building. The Omaha or forty
sixth district comprises the states of Ne
braska and Wyoming, with Omaha and
Lincoln the ports of entry, the former
being the main office.
Played Sis Confidence Guy I Ever
ett, Dennlson, Tex., was relieved of. $30
by two confidence men, who offered to
get him a Job on a ranch In Nevada.
They needed the money to buy 'him a
ticket and after gtvtng it to them they
Has Bad Hose Bleed W, Rothnoctli,
a blind beggar and old police character,
fell while at Eleventh and Farnam
streets ' Monday afternoon and Injured
his nasal organ so severely that a small
artery burst and bled profusely for more
tl'an an hour before It could be stopped.
Rothnocth came to the station for treat
ment, after which he was allowed to re
turn to his home at one of the Douglas
street lodging houses.
Olrls &esrn of WeUasley The girls of
tho Omaha High school were entertained
Monday In the school auditorium by
the Wellesley club of Omaha by being
shown the various phases of school life In
Wellesley college. Each" phase was pre
sented by a Wellesley alumni In a cos
tume symbolizing that phase. After
singing the Wellesley college songs they
gave some ateropttcon views showing
pictures of the college and of school life.
Took Overdose of Cocaine Henry
Harper, aged 19 years, living at Fortieth
and Sprague streets, was brought to the
station early Tuesday morning In a very
serious condition as a result of an In
dulgenoe In cocaine. Harper sent Ed
ward Lewis, a friend, to buy him a small
flask of whisky, hut being unable to se
cure It he returned with a box of cocaine.
Lewis Is being held at the station, pend
ing an Investigation of the affair. Ac
cording to Dr. Foils, Harper Is apparently
a novice with the drug. If such proves
to be the case, charges) will be filed
RAIN IS GENERALLY HEAYY
Observations Show from One to as
High as Six Inches.
WILL NOT HURT CROPS ANY
Experts Say When Sun Comes Out
Conntrr Will no n Veritable
Hotbed, Forcing; Plant 1.1 fe
to Normal Condition,
nnln Monday NlKht.
Red Cloud S.00i
Grand Island.... 2.00
Atkinson ........ 3.25
Long Pine 1.75
Concordia, Kan.. COO
Vcrdlgre 2.25Blue Bps., Kan. 4.00
A rdot-soaklng rain was general all
Monday afternoon and night over Ne
braska, western Iowa, South Dakota-and
Kansas, the precipitation ranging from
one to six inches. It being the most gen
eral and heaviest of the season. At many
places It was still raining when reports
camo In yesterday morning.
By reason of the heavy rain and tho
softened condition of the grades, tralni
are running late, but no serious damage
has been done along the lines oxcept
south of Manila, la., where the Milwau
kee grade, washed out several days ago
and Just rebuilt, was badly cut and
Northern Kansas apparently got the
heaviest of Monday's rain; reports coming
from Marysvllle, Concordia and several
places along the Republican river sny
that the precipitation was five to l
Inches, and still raining.
Alt along both he high and the low
lines of the Burlington, from McCo.ik
to as far as Holdrege, the rainfall was
from two to three Inches, with three and
one-half lnohes down the Blue river
valley, where streams went out of their
banks; wagon bridges were swept away
and fields und pastures inundated.
On IN'orlh wr!rrn Linen,
In Nebraska the Northwestern had
from one to three Inches of ruin all up
through the Elkhorn valley, down on the
Hastings and Superior lines and out
along the mall line all Uie way from
Fremont to Chadron, a distance of about
400 mites. The rain was general over
the Verdlgre, Bonesteel and WUr.er
branches up into South Dakota, ivhere
the precipitation was about the eanvj as
along the main line.
East of the river, railroad men bringing
in trains said that the low lands every
where in, Iowa seemed to be under water
and that rain was still falling when they
General Superintendent Allen of the
Burlington say that right at this time
the condition of wheat on the Omaha
division of tho road is 102; Lincoln dlvl
slon, 106, and Wymore division, 110 per
cent when compared with the ten-year
No Cause for Worry.
As to tho com, Superintendent Allen
says there Is no causa for worry. Ho es
tlmates that 75 per cent of the seed is In
the ground and regardless of tho fact that
the weather has been cold, much of It Is
Bhowlng through the ground, scouting the
Idea of reports of rotting.
General Manager Walters of the North
western estimates that throughout North'
western territory in tho corn growing
belt fully 75 per cent of tho planting has
been completed. Much of the early plant
ing Is ready for cultivation as soon as the
ground Is dry enough to bo worked.
Mr. Walters Is looking forward to the
biggest and best crop of corn that Ne
braska has ever raised. Having watched
Nebraska crop conditions for years, he
says that with tho soil as moist as It Is
at this tlmo the corn crop will mature
within ninety-five days from planting
The rains have soaked the ground to a
depth of two or throe foet and when
warm weather docs come the entire coun
try will be practically one great hotbed
Mrs. Paul for Son
Mrs. Nelllo Paul, voluntarily appeared
in county court yesterday and gavn
an accounting of $8,000 which she had
spent out ' of the $30,000 rccolvcd ns
guardian for1 her son, Clarence Itlsoly.
Of this $5,000 has been paid a local lawyer.
She then requested the court to ap
prove (he expenditure; to grant her nn
allowance of $2,C00 per year; to set atldn
$500 for a trip to California In the In
terest of her son's health and that $20,000
should be Invested In shares of re
sponsible Omaha corporations.
All this the court agreed to and the
case Is for the present closed.
Dnnsrerous Nurjrcry '
In the abdominal region Is often pre
vented by the use of Dr. King's Now
Life Pills, the painless purifiers. Advertisement.
SEVEN NURSES GRADUATE
FROM CLARKS0N HOSPITAL
A clnss of seven Clarkson hospital
nurses graduated last night. The cere
monies were held at Trinity cathedral,
Eighteenth and Capitol avenue, after
which thero was a reception at Jacobs
The program was made up of a short
rcsponslvo service, with collects for tho
founders, benefactors,' physicians and
nurses, Rev. S. Mills Hays, rector of
Holy Trinity of Lincoln, delivered the
commencement address. The Importance
or woman's work In the progress of the
world wns reviewed and ho reminded tho
graduates of the high dignity attached
to their particular profession. Diplomas
nnd badges woro presented by Right Hev.
Arthur L. Williams, bishop of Nebraska.
The graduates are; Martha Nlcholsen,
Freebrlght, Canada; Sarah E. Athelson,
Missouri Valley; Anna P. Dough. Cam
bridge, ill.; C. Btarn, Beatrice; Mary E.
Wilcox, Polk! Martha L. Prossor, Manila,
la., and Ernestetn Larson, Niobrara.
WITNESS DID NOT KNOW
THE COUNTY OMAHA IS IN
A Nebraska man who did not know that
Omaha Is In Douglas county appeared In
he second trial of William U. Burke for
the killing of Forbes Robertson. He wum
Georgo Williamson, now of Nebraska
City, but who was employed by the Ex-1
pressmen's Delivery company In this city j
when Robertson died In 19)1.
Williamson testified about the blow
which Burke struck Robertson. He was
asked as to the looatlon of Burke's saloon
at Tenth and Davenport streets. "In Otou
county," he answered. His next guess was
Cass county. He was Informed that Doug- ;
las county was the correct answer, Wil
liamson was the second witness who tes-1
tlfled for the proseoutlon. He said Rob
ertson approached Burke and said some
thing to him and that Burke struck him
with his fist; then that two men whom
he did not know dragged him Into the
weeds In a lot near there. Williamson was
standing nearby on the comer.
Dr. McClanahan, who, as police surgeon,
attended Robertson, said the man hod a
three and one-half Inoh fracture of the 1
skull and that his lip was cut I
The Jury is composed of the following: '
A. M. Oliver, Tom Martin, John Thome, 1
E. S. Shell, A. M. Quealey, J. C. Klauck, I
James Engelthaler, J, C. Edmonds, Ed
Roaster, James Magulre, P, 3, Ryan and
A. J, Hyland, I
Now y our own railroad
system! The "light and
right" Ford gives it to you
at small cost! And back of the
car stands a financial respon
sibility and service that any
railroad might envy. Don't
side-track that "urge." Get
your Ford today.
Mare than a quarter of million Fords now
In service convincing evfdanca at their
wonderful mailt. Runabout. 525; Tour
ing Cur, $600; Town Car, jSQO L. cu b.
Detroit, with an equipment. Get into mat
ing "Ford Tunes" from Dept. V, Datrort;
Ford Motor Company 1910 Harney Street.
"All the Makes"
30 to 40
All tho Standard Makes of
Tires and Tubes in New
Factory Seconds, sold at
their "Merchandise Val
ue" for casli. Plain and
Non-Skid treads. Special
prices on Ford sizes.
We Can Save You
Money on Tires
Write for Price List.
Wo Ship on Approval.
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Telephone 1 MO Douglas
TWENTIETH CENTURY FARMER
Itcachea Farmer ad S tacksmen,