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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: ATGXTST 3. 1913.
The first two days of our sale proved to bo a great
success. It was beyond the expectations of tre manage
ment a continuous, satisfied, buying crowd, from the
timo the doors were open until Saturday night. For Mon
day and balance of the week wo bring forth new lot of
goods. We can only give you hero a few items for an
example. .You must come and see tho rest for yourself.
93.0 u and
70c to 81
Mia eo Pauu,
12 Ho Chil
K2 He Men's
J 1.00, 93.00
bloom Petti- .
WEATHER PROYERBS 0. K.'D
Seml-Official Vindication for An
cient Weather Lore.
worth to 91
THE NOVELTY COMPANY
214-216-211 NORTH 16TU STREET
I. ftEl, fen. Manager. Formerly Rap!iai!-Pri 0.
SOME SIGNS ARE SURE THINGS
Ambition "Prnnhrts" Olrrn Expert
Advice In Foretelling Clinnavs
In Meteorological Con
dition.. Tho weather prophet, who. up to tha
time of tho establishment ot the United
States weather bureau, could be found
In every town and village of tho country
and who was known by his ability to tell
whnt kind of weather to expect' on tho
morrow, has received "vindication" at the
hands of the Deportment of Agriculture.
The meteorological experts of thin de
partment declare that thoso ot us who
laughed at the predictions ot thwo
weather "sharps" have don them an In
justice. They further declare there are
certain signs to be seen about the sun,
moon, stars, and even In the wind, which
can be counted upon to foretell changes
In meteorological conditions.
In speaking of the old weather prophets
and these signs, the men at the weather
bureau in Washington, say that a prophet
not only can recognize these signs at a
glance, but that he has a weather proverb
at hand to Interpret them with. For In
stance, tho fisherman today, as In the
past, will weigh anchor and flea from a
gathering storm when to the uninitiated
thero is no Indication of anything other
than continued fair weather. This flslwr
man has noted some small cloud upon th
horizon, and, recalling one of his well
known proverbs, he at once knows that
bad weather Is on Its way.
"Tho coming season" is very Important
to the farmer of the country, for upon
tho weather it will bring forth depends
his livelihood, if he knew what to ex
pe3t during the coming season hn would
be able to tell what crops to plant and
where; whether upon hill or lowland. In
light or heavy soli, and 'when best to
cultivate them-vltal points for his suc
cess. Thero are certain proverbs that
aro used to help tell what the coming
season may bo. For Instance:
Year of snow,
Fruit will grow,
A year of snow, a year of plenty.
Self evident truths.
That these, and similar proverbs are
often true Is evident from tho fact that
a more or less continuous covering of
snow, Incident td a cold winter, not only
delays tho blossoming of fruit trees till
after tho probable season of killing frost,
but also prevents the alternate thawing
and freezing and rulnouo to wheat and
other gralons. Some other proverbs con
cerning seasons arc:
A late spring never deceives.
January warm, tlio Lord have mercy.
If you see grass In January,
Lock your grain In your granary.
January blossoms nil no man's cellar.
January and February
Do fill or empty the granary.
"A red sun has water In his ey." la a
ramniar proverb that belongs to tho cjass
which has to do with tho sun. This Is a
weather proverb that contains a good
deal of truth, for tho condition that moat
favors a red sun Is a great quantity of
dust In a damp atmosphere. A red sun,
therefore, say tho weather bureau ex
perts, commonly Indicates tho presence of
uotn tno oasentlal rain elementa-that Is,
dust and moisture. Here la another rod
sun weather proverb:
If red tho sun begin his race,
Be suro tho rain will fall apace.
There are many proverbs, ranging
from tho good and useful to the ml.
leading and absurd, concerning the eoinr
or tno sky at sunrise and sunset. In
many ways tho most interesting of all
of them la that which, according to Mat
thaw, Christ used to answer to the
i-nansees ana Badducees, when they
asked that He would show them a sign
from heaven. It Is a follows:
"Ho answered and" said upon them.
When It Is evening, ya say. It will be
fair weather; for the sky Is red.
"And In the morning. It will be foul
weather todayj for the sky Is Ted and
Then there la tho well known proverb
taken from Shakespeare: . r
,ri morn that ever yet betokened
field eamon, tempest to tha
tSrdlt t0 h Bhepnor,i woe un the
(3.utA, v5d Joul flaWB 10 herdsmen and
m 1113 11 CI U II.
A MERE DOLLAR DOWN
SECURES ANY PIECE of FURNITURE
NOW THEN GRASP THIS A SINGLE dollar down sscures ANY piece of furniture in
the ENTIRE "UNION OUTFITTING COMPANY" stock during August. Arrange the
balance to come due at intervals adjusted to YOUR needs.
SECURES ANY SINGLE ROOM OF A HOME OUTFIT
This is an extra special proposition and means much to those who contemplate furnish
ing their homes. Any room outfit no matter what room, ONE DOLLAR DOWN secures
it for YOU. Great reductions throughout the house on all stocks. REMEMBER $1.00
DOWN IS ALL YOU PAY AND YOU GET THE ARTICLE RIGHT AWAY.
SECURES FOR YOU
ANY DRESSER IN
OUR ENTIRE TOCK
ONE DOLLAR DOWN
SECURES FOR YOU
ANY RUG IN OUR EN
Dresser Illustrated above Is made of
Amsrlcan quartered oak, finished In a
truo Colonial style, has large French
plate mirror, supported by Colonial
standards, base has C ja FJ f
extended front small
worth $20.00; sale
price , .
Other proverbs of this class aro as fol-
Sky red In the morning
Is a sailor's warning;
Dr rca ni mgnt.
red at nlirht.
Is tha sailor's delight.
ONE DDLLAR DOWN SE
CURES FOR YOU ANY
BRASS BED IN SUR EN
TIRE STOCK-NO MAT
TER WHAT THE SELL
This Is an extra special offer
and has no exceptions; spe-
tht -weok. $61950
a $35 valuo
ONE DOLLAR DOWN
'I SECURES FOR YOU
' ' this MASSIVE FUMED
mm OAK BUFFET
Hero is an extra special valuo that should
add great interest to this special $1.00 down
sale. They aro made of selected solid oak,
and aro finished in tho popular Fumed, the
base is 21 inches by 52 incheB in dimensions
and has a large French mirror canopy top.
One of the small drawers is &fe M QS
piUHU JU10U. lb 1H UU UUIUU1
$40.00 value, salo price
A FEW SPECIALS for THIS SALE
$12.50 Brass Beds, well made with large 2-in .
tubing, guaranteed finish; sale price ipeVoOv
$13.50 Uressere, made .of solla oak with lJO JVt
throe largo drawers; sale price. ......... PQ
$16.00 Podeetal Extension Tables, well made and highly
finished with six-foot -oxtonsion slides;.; - dQ
sale price,.,, ... , i D
s t 1 1 at ki in '
Consolidated with THE PEOPLE'S STORE
For thlB week wo offer you an extra
fino Axmlnster Rug, made with a
deop rich pllo in beautiful colorings
and 9xl2-lnch size, on terms of only
are worth $30.00; 2H" 11 t)
special saie price,
ONE P,OL L A:R DOWN
WILL DELIVER to YOUR
HOME ANY GAS RANGE
IN OUR ENTIRE STOCK.
This Includes tho famous
Direct Action Gub Ranges
the range that is positively
guaranteed to cut your gas
bill fully one-third, has nil
the good features of all
other Ranges aqd many ex
The weary sun hath mode a rolden set.
And by tha bright track of the fiory
Gives token of a goodly day tomorrow.
If the sun set In tray
The next be a rainy day.
If tha sun goes pale to bed
'Twill rain tomorrow, It Is said.
Bvenlnr gray and mornln? red
Make the shepherd hang his head.
An evening gray and a morning red
'Will send the shepherd wet to bed.
Evening red and morning gray
Two suro slugs of one fine day.
Evening red and morning gray
Help the traveler on his way:
Evening gray and morning red
Bun and moon signs.
Bring down rain upon his head.
Many proverbs foretelling rain and bad
weather are based on tha appearance of
solar and lunar halos and coronas, and
as these form only when there is much
moisture in the air, and some condensa
tion, the proverbs of this class are well
founded. Coronas are the small colored
rings of light that enctrcU any bright
object when seen through a mist, though
tho term Is used to designate only the
colored rings around the sun and moon.
Typical of auch proverbs Is that of thj
Zunl Indians, who say':
"When the sun Is in his house It will
Some of the other refer to tha appar
ent diameter of the circle. For iactance:
Far bur. near rain.
The bigger the ring, th nearer the wet.
When tha wheel Is far the storm is
When the wheel la n'ar the storm Is far.
The sun, moon and stars have fur.
nlshed any number ot ussful weather
proverbs. Some of them are as follows:
Moonlit nights have the heaviest frosts.
Tho moon and the weather '
May change together;
But chang of the moon
Does not chang the weathfer.
If we'd no moon at all.
And that may seem strange,
W still should have weather
TUat's subject to change.
Sharp horn do threaten windy weather.
When th stars begin to huddle.
The earth will soon become a puddle.
When stars flicker In a dark background
The'reVe7 numerous proverbs based on
the direction nna cnango u ....
Here are a few of them:
When the smoke goes wesi,
Qude weather Is pasV .
When the smoke goes east,
Qude weather comes neist.
When the wlnd'a in the south,
The rain' in it mouth.
The wind In the west
Suits everyone best.
Ann. weather proverbs based upon the
shapes, etc., ot the clouds are a follow:
The higher the ciouo mo -weather.
Mackerel scales and Hiares' tails.
Make lofty ships carry low sails.
When the clouds appear like rock and
ThoWca?th'fl refreshed by frequent show-
When the clouda are upon the hills,
They'll come down by the mill.
Not only seeing, but hearing, as, well,
ha lta appropriate proverbs. One based
upon sound is aa follows:
Bound traveling tar and wide
A stormy day will betide.
On based upon seeing Is:
The farther the eight the nearer th
There I any number of weather
proverbs, but those quoted here are con
stdered by the weather bureau officials a
the most useful If you have ambitions
to be a prophet, learn the proverbs here
given, apply them to th signs you may
note and you have the guarantee ot the
meteorological experts ot Uncle Bam that
you will not be far wrong In your predic
tions. Brooklyn Eagle.
STORK GIFTS CAUSE WONDER
Soma neinwrUs ot Llttlo Iloya
Olrls on Arrival
If the little stranger fills the parent
with Joy, it reception" by brother want
the warmth of Relcom given by the
Isters. The girl hang around the little
cherub with a reticence of wondering de
light, but the boy aro apt to express
their feelings In terms of the little chap
who exclaimed: "I'd muoh rather It
had been a parrot."
"What do you thlnkr" one little boy
asked a playmate. "The doctor brought
a baby to our house. Isn't It horrid!"
"Rotten. Can't you get him to take it
"Wo, IV tco Ute. Wo'vo used it four
A little girl, after relating how Qod
had sent her ft baby brother, added, a
he thought of the straw laid outside of
the house in order that the mother
might not be disturbed by the nolsa ot
tho trafflo, "And it wasn't packed."
Another little girl thought it such a
pity that when baby arrived mother
should be poorly in bed. One ot my little
patient told his mother after the ar
rival of a new brother. "When doctor
wasn't looking I shook his bag but I
didn't make It cry, mother."
A bright little chap, when shown the
latest arrival, eclalined:
"Why, father, it' got no halrl"
"No, it hasn't grown."
"And If got no teeth."
"They haven't oomo yet."
"Can't it walkr
"But It can talk,, can't It?"
"Don't have It, father. It' a poor' one.
You've been done."
The late Bishop Walsham 'How de
scribed how a 8-year-old boy waa taken
to see his new sister.
"Where did It come fromT" he asked.
"Qod sent it Us," his mother answered.
"Then I suppose It Is a sort of an
His mother explained that it was only
"Hasn't it got any wlngsT" he asked,
and on being told "No," added: "Hasn't
It got any feathers at all?"
Tha sfster of a across, fractious bady
had beon told that tho screaming child
was sent by the angela.
"Well, mother," thn remarked, as the
mother tried In vain to still the baby
paroxysms, "you can't be surprised at
the angels getting rid of it" Strand
Empire of the Four Provinces. The fpur
streets of the capital, prolonged by great
roads, divided It Into four main prov
inces, each under -the dominion of lt
governor. When their people came to
Cuzco they lodged In their own quar
ters, where they adhered to their national
customs and the customs ot their own
Tho city today retains the aamo gen
eral plan, its two principal street being
practically the old main -thoroughfares.
It -two eastern quarter lto upon steep
hillsides; the two western are in the
yalley, where runs a little river, the
Huatanay, spanned by bridge.
The northeast quarter was1 the Palatine
Hill Qf this South American Rome, and
contains the palaces of the kings, for
each Inca, after the manner of the
Roman emperors, built his own abode,
scorning to live In that ot his prede
WHALE RAMS OCEAN LINER
Collision SUnke Steamship Fore and
Aft, and Finishes tha
PLACE OF SUN WORSHIPERS
Ruins of Caico, Ancient City
Incaa, Show Queer Capital
The ancient city ot Cuzco, when first
viewed by European eyes, was, accord
ing to the best authorities, a great and
wealthy municipality of perhaps 200,000
souls. How old it was at that time we
have scant means ot knowing. Oarcilasao
would have us believe that there were
only thirteen Incas In the royal line from
Manco Capao to Huayna Capac; Monte
slnbs, on the other hand, assures us that
the Incaa ruled for a thousand years
Which are we to believe? No written
history ot the rase exist only th rec
ords ot the qulpua, those queer knotted
strings that were the Inca sole docu
ment and for which no archaeologist
ha a yet discovered th key, the Rosetta
Cuzco' original plan wac singularly
enough, that of the Roman camp, a quad
rangle divided by two Intersecting streets
Into quarters, with a gate on each faco
and towers at tht angle. Ramusto gives
an interesting wood cut of the city a
it appeared to the conqueror.
The Incas, like the citizen of the United
States, had no more definite name for
their country than Tavantlnsuyu, the
The Austro-Amertcan liner Kals6r Franz
Josef came Into the port of New York
Saturday with a large number of pas
sengers, much cargo and a story of a
whale of great proportions which tried td
butt the bottom out of the big liner and
died In the attempt The Kaiser Franz
Josef was shaken to such an extent that
the skipper, all of his Junior officers,
half of the crew and scores ot the pas.
sengers rushed on deck in apprehension.
Not until tho dead body of the giant
mammal was seen floating away to wind
ward did the skipper and his men know
what had been under them.
Th account of the whale ls vouched
for by no less an authority than Qustav
Mllllmoth, the first officer of the Kaiser
Franz Josef, who at the time of the com
motion happened to be entering on the
log the tact that the big liner was at that
moment passing over the grave of the
" wa 8tl"-maklmr this .
entry the liner suddenly lurched upward
a if lifted , by a tidal wave. The ship
shook from stem to stern, and daptalr
Gerolomloh, who was in hi cabin, jumped
to the bridge.
The passengers deserted smokeroom.
lounges and stateroom and crowded the
C.Jn4ab,Ut "ve mlnutes the cause
of all the trouble floated out from.' under
tha ship. It waa a whale at least seventy
feet long, and a great gash in the middle
ifi.ta?t 8h0Wed hat 15,9 collision
with the ateamshlp had done to Jt Those
of the passengers who "aad cameras
snapshotted the dead monster, and these
Photographs were shown. They showed
a giant whale floating in the water, and
a close look made it possible to see tha
great wound that ended its life.-New
The Glad Hnnd
Is seen when liver inaction and bowel
stoppage flies before Dr. King's New
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the end seat hog lacks
glvfmrnK.adV,Ce 18 ometlnM worse than
MrteViSS "eVer quallf,es t0T
tiS.'v'n,,. Jh,n5". M they come or
turn your back and let them go.
nWVl8 l5e?t..tru,t. niakes the lover of pork
chP,a bristle with Indignation.
fr?m l?Ji.eyer g "ervfu Prostration
from trying to make others happy? No.
i. ,on."ine woman in the world
is she who hasn't any old memories to
Pity a man who thinks he is sing well
If he stays on th t.i- ....., t,;? "r"
drlnksl " 'woen
The ancients believed tnat the world
was square-but that was before politics
was dlscovered.-Chlcago News. pomlc
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trouble down you. when you can quickly
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It is far better to give the Stomach, 1,1 ver and Bowels some help at
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Be wise, and keep
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