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riTE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24, mil.
Prices on Men's Classy
Neckwear Cut in Half for One
Day Wednesday December 24th....
ureal ucil'liy iu uui luwu n iiotnncai ucui luivm
, over slnco the holiday rush set in. Merely goes to show
how wolMnformrd people have tho faculty ot choosing;
the right store. Tho big rush has greatly broken ul tho
assortments and wo aro going to make a clean sweep
If price cutting will do it. We fully expect to saygoodby
to every fancy silk necktie In tho house.
YOUR CHOICE OF ANY 50c NECK- xfc m
VEAR (PLAIN COLORS EXCEPTED) Hlf
YOUR CHOICE OF ANY 1.00 NKC1C wm
ISkw. -itttti 4 T tt !Tt -i-t Ann r.nntmlmt laa m
YOUR CHOICE OF ANY $1.50 NECK- mmw
WEAR. (PLAIN COLORS EXCEPTED) 'if
FOR -r V
Ours Ik, the richest, classiest neck
wear In town, and this salo gives jou
the opportunity of buying It for Just
one-half---a big saving tf ou have n
?lft of neckwear on your list for
ather, brother or son.
STORE OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL XMAS
1510.18.S0 FAIWAM STREET
WOLF BOUNTYAGT REPEALED
State Auditor Unable to Secure j I
Cash for Inquirer.
0MA1JA MAN HOLDS SACK
Notes from Beatrice
and Gage County
BEATRICE, Neb., Dee. M.-(Spclal
Telegram.) At a meeting of the Wymor
city council Monday evening a two-year
contract was entered Into with tho
.Iowa-Nebraska Public Service cojnpony
to furnish street lights and Juice for
pumping water at the waterworks sta
tion at 3 cents per kilowatt hour. Mayor
Reullng cast tho lecldlng vote in favor
of the proposition.
Scotty, Dye, a former member of the
Beatrice ball team in the Mink league,
and Miss Iva Hazelton of this city, were
married at Wilbur by Judge Grimm.
Mr. and Mrs. Dye will make their homo
in this city, where tho former has charge,
ot the bowling alley at B. "VV. Clancy's
Herbert W. Wright, who has been as
sistant secretary of the local Young
Men's Christian association for nearly
two years, has resigned to accept the
position as secretary of the Seward
Both Craig, a former Beatrice resident,
died Thursday ot tuberculosis at his
home at Lead, 8. D. Ho was 35 years of
age and leaves a widow. The body was
brought1 here Monday evening tor inter
Charles A. Homes and Lena Wilson,
both of Wymore, were married Monday
by County Judge Walden.
CLUB COMPLAINS OF RATE
Fire Scare in State
House Causes Stir
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN,, Dec 23. (Speclal.)-A fire
In the office of the food commissioner
resulted today when a match was thrown
upon some oil that had accumulated
through defective plumbing. Little dam
age was done.
Small Fire in
LINCOLN. Neb., Dec. 23. A match, ac
cidentally tossed by a workman into a
small can of benzine, started a fire in
the office of the state food commissioner
in the Nebraska capltol today. The
flames were confined to the one room
-without serious damage.
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. Dec. 23,-(Kpeclal.)-Com-plalnt
linn been made to the state rail
way commission by the Commercial cluh
of Sprlngtleld that the Nebraska tele
phone company has made a raise In rates
without first getting a permit from the
The complaint sets out that the com
pany has raised tho rato from Springfield
to Paplllton and from Springfield to
Gretna from 10c to 15c per call. However,
the old rate from Papllllon to Spring
field remain at 10 cents. Tho rate Is
the same to Papllllon as it Is to Omaha,
twice the distance.
A comprint has also been fllod with
tho commission by the Derby drain com
pany against the rate on grain over the
Rock Island. Tho company sots out that
the rate from Lowiston to Kansas City
is t2 cents, while from Virginia to
Kansas City, five miles futher. It Is
only 11 cents.
GOVERNOR TO ISSUE
FURLOUGH TO K0HEN
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Dec. 23 (Special.) Johen,
sent'up to the penitentiary from Douglas
county for highway robbery when but
17 years of nge and given an indeterm
inate sentence of from three to fifteen
years, will be parolled by Governor More
head. The clemency la reoommenj.v! by the
pardon board at the request of the so
ciety of the friendless, a state organiza
tion of which Judge Howard Kennedy,
now1 a member of the state board of con
trol, Is president, and as Kohen had not
served enough of his sentence to be en
titled to parole under the law the gover
nor gives him his freedom on a fur
ODD FELLOWS HOME
BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS
MOORE SAYS LAWSUITS
WILL FOLLOW HIS ARREST
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Dec. 23. (Special.) As an
.outcome of the arrest of Charles Moore
at Norfolk last week by Captain John
'Barrett of tho Lincoln police force suit
is to be brought in the district court of
'Madison county by Mr, Mooro against
Chlof of Police James Malonc and tho
rlty of Lincoln for damages for false
imprisonment and against the police for
kidnaping. Suit will also be brought
against the National Cash Register com
'pahy for conspiracy In, connection wltn1
.the arrest of Mr. Moore, who was in Lin-j
'coin today to appear beforo Justice ot
jthe Peace Lowe to answer to the charge
of beating a hotel bill, brought by the
(Victoria hotel of this city, and gave out
the statement that he had retained Mike
lllarrlngton of O'Neill to, prosecute the
cults above referred to.
Cnpld Dun- at MndUon.
MADISON. Neb., Dec. 23.-(Speclal.)-Marrlage
licenses were Issued today as
follows: Arthur C. Schmidt ot Madison
and Miss Katherlne Margaret Volk, Bat
tle Creek: Sam Fields and Lulu Paage,
both of Norfolk, and Harry Campbell of
O'Neill and Miss Florence KUentshe ot
YORK", Neb.. Dec. 2S. (Spcclal.)-The
"board of managers of tho Odd Fellows'
homo held Its annual .session last Satur
day. A. G. Prultt was elected superin
tendent and Mrs. Prultt matron for the
year 1914. Members of the board present
were as follows: George L. Loomls, Fre
mont: Mary A. Caldwell, Auburn; Grace
El Haller, Blair; James S. Hoagland,
North Platte; Mary Holcomb, Broken
Bow; O. O.' Snyder.-O'Nell; Dr. S. P. Pat
ton, Omaha. State officers present:
Frank John, grand master, Grand Island.;
Mrs. Susan Klrstead, . president of the
Rebekah assembly, Norfolk, and I. V.
Gage, rrand secretary, Fremont. J. 8.
Hoatland was elected president of the
board for the ensuing year.
liraxUan Fined Fifty Dollnr.
SPOKANE, Wash., Pec. 2J. (Special.)
In the caso of Charles M. Chamberlain,
a former attornoy of Nebraska arrested
Wednesday for practicing law In this
state without a license and pleading
guilty, was today brought beforo Justice
Witt and fined S5Q and costs.
MRS. JOHNSON'S CHILDREN
TURNED OVER TO SOCIETY
WAHOO. Neb.. Dec 23. (SneetaJ TeV.
gram.) Mrs. Maggie Johnson, convicted
or killing her husband, is slowly recov
ering from the effects of the dose of
poison which she took while awaiting tho
report of the Jury, and will nrobablv he
sentenced next week. District Sunerln.
tendent J. A. Murray of the Nebraska
Children a Home society was hern tnrfnv
and took the seven children of Mrs. John
son to Omaha on the afternoon train.
Mrs. Johnson and officers of Saunders
county signed papers transferrins 1 rural
control of the children, who rann in
ages from eighteen months to IB yearn, to
me society, it win nnd homes for them
' Funeral of Luther Stovrell.
' GENEVA, Neb., Dee. (Special.)
The funeral of Luther Eugene Stowell,
aged 73. Veteran of the civil War. and
a pioneer of Fillmore county, who died
Monday, was held today. The deceased
was for years a resident of Geneva and
leaves a widow and some grown children.
A son-in-law, Harvey Hitch of Omaha,
but formerly of Geneva Is In the city
for the funeral.
Headquarters for Klosflt Petticoats, all
colors and sires, scores of styles. Julius
Orktn, 1510 Douglas street
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Demands of Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 23. All the team-
sters of the city who refused to go to
work Monday when tho coal dealers te
fuscd to meet their demands tor an in
crease In the schedule of coal hauling
rates, returned to worlt today. The In
creased rate was granted this morning
at a conference between representatives
ot the dealers and the teamsters.
The threatened coal famine was
avoided when yards were taxod to ca
pacity to get the ordered ooal supplies
out to the consumers.
Three companies refused to admit that
they had paid any other rate for two
grades of rani than was demanded by
tho teamsters, and strike leaders took
them at their word,
lvlllrtt AVlir In Mnrnln t'ountr
Sereral Ycnrn llnrk mid l Now
Trylnsjr to llrcoter State
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Dec. S3.-(8peclal.)-.Mauy
letters are lxiurlnit In on ftato Auditor
Howard asking him to look up wolt
bounty claims, the latest being from C.
E. Peterson, 3120 Leavenworth street,
Omaha, who cl'tlms he killed a number
of wolves In Lincoln county In 1910 and
1U. and (lied his claims at North Platte, j
and wants to know where he can get I
tho state bounty. !
Mr. Howard has Informed, him that the
wolt bounty law was repealed In 1P09. and '
therefore there is nothing coming from I
the state. j
Strfitn l Cnntllitnte.
It is announced that J. H Swnln ot
Greeley In tho latest en ml 1 1! ale (or I'nlted
States marshal. Mr. Swain pins his
talth that he will get the Job to tho
fact that ho was one of tho Nebraska
delegates to the Democratic National
convention in Denver which nominated
Sir. Mr. Uryan for tho presidency.
Dr. KIrIii 1 til.
Dr. Klgln. state veterinarian, who has
been very 111 the last two weeks, was
In his office a short tlmo this forenoon.
He Is still suffering from tho effects of
hl illness and is far from being a well
man at the present tlaie.
nnone Co it pie Weil.
Ray A. Smith ot Hoone, la., aged 3fi
years, and Amelia A. Martin of the same
town, aged 4S, were given a license to
marry by the county judge, of Lancaster
iliamnSBrarCJCTratrregSini' Jl "lli'.lll mil ir-TTfCTr-r BCTt-rr--irii .i.i . , .. ,
"The store with a conscience"
You folks who have
waited until the last day
to choose those gifts for
men will he best served at this great store
Jules A, A, Olaretie,
and Author, Dead
PAJIIS, Dec. 23. Julea Claretle, one of
tho French "Immortals" and adminis
trator of the 'Comedy Francalse,' died
today of Influenza.
Jules Arsene Arnaud Claretle was born
on December 3, 1840, at Limoges, but
lived ,the greater part of his life In Paris,
where he waa educated. He was a pro
lific writer of books and dramaa and
acted as war correspondent in 1886 with
tho Italian army fighting against the
He again took part In warlike opera
tions during, the Franco-German war of
1870-71. when, for a porlod he was In
command of a battalion of volunteers
of tho national guard and waa present
at nearly all the engagements in the
vicinity ot Paris. As an officer of the
staff' he negotiated with tho Germans
the truce for the purpose of burying the
dead after the battle of Buzenval. He
aftsrward stood unsuccessfully as a
candidate for Parliament and then gave
up politics to resume his literary pur
suits. Since 18S3 M. Claretle had been ad
ministrator of the Francalse, which of
fice he resigned this year. Ho waa a
grand officer of the Legion of Honor.
Mr. Mart hit. M. Rniiimans.
MADISON, Neb., Dec. S3.-(SpecIal.)-
Mrs. Martha M. Rummans, wife of Ab
ner Rummans of this city, died yesterday
noon at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Dr. Wilson, after a lingering Illness.
Martha M, Hill was born In Kentucky
July li, 1S40, was married to Abner Rum
mans In 1870 and camo to Madison county
In 1873, where she has since, resided. She
waa a member of the Presbyterian
church of thts city, under whose auspices
the funeral services will be, Rev.
Dr. Farmer preaching the sermon
at the Methodist Episcopal church at
1 p. m. Wednesday afternoon. The de
ceased Is survived by her husband, Ab
ner Rummans, and two daughters, Mrs.
Joseph Mills of Patuna, Okl., and Mrs.
12. O. Wilson of Madison,
Mrs. Nnnry Tipple.
TABOR, la.. Dec. 23.-8pccial.)-Mrs.
(Nancy Tipple, one of Tabor's oldest resi
dents, died at her home her Sunday morn
ing, aged 85 years. Miss Nancy Thomp
son was born In Hyde Iark. Vt., Feb
ruary 26, 183S. Moved with her parents
when quite young to Fort Kent, N. T.,
and then to near Rutland, Wis., where
she was united in marriage with John D,
Tipple October 6. -1SI7. They came to Fre
mont county, Towa, In 1871, and settled on
a farm near Randolph, where they re
sided until moving to Tabor In 187. Mr.
Tipple died in 1M. Mrs. Tipple Is sur
vlved by three children. Miss Adelle Tip
ple and Adalbert K. Tipple both of
Tabor, and Devlllo Tipple ot Glenwood,
Mm, Mnrj- T. .Scott.
M'COOK. Neb.. Dec. 23.-(SpecIaI.)-Mr.
Mary T. Scott ot this city died Monday
morning at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Amos o. Rogers, of this city, fol
lowing an Illness .of some duration with
Internal cancer. Mrs. Scott moved to Mc
Cook a few years since from Atwood,
MITCHELL, S. D.. Dec. 23.-Fred WIJ
mann, considered the richest man In
.Mitchell, died suddenly today. He owned
tne viamann hotel here.
Miss Dollte Noah, daughter of John
Noah, and, Mr, Porter Camp were mar
rled by. Rev. Charles W. Savldge at his
residence Monaay evening at 9. Thev
were accompanied by Miss Hettle Camp
tiiiti ami. -,uti i icrpon.
Miss Helma Nelson "and Herman f!.
Rlshel. both of Gretna. Neb., were mar
ried today by Rev. Charles W. Pavldgo
at his study, 332 llrandels Theater build
lug. They were accompanied by tin.
brother and sister of the bride and Mr.
and Mrs. K. O, Craig.
Woman of "Secret
Room" Fame Released
MONTICELLO. N. Y Dei. 23,-Mclvln
H. Couch, former district county at
torney of Sullivan county, was quietly
buried this afternoon, leaving behind no
written word to explain his strange dual
existence and associations with his slave
like companion, Adelaide Hrance, who
for three years, was a virtual prisoner
In his office.
From a cell In the jail where she was
hold a prisoner ba a technical charge,
the woman saw the funeral procession
pass. Bhn had expressed a wish to be at
the grave, but the lawyer's widow for
bado It. Later In the day sho was to bo
released. "Then 1 am going to vanish,"
Couch died on the lounge In his offlcw
early Sunday morning. His companion
gave the alarm and summoned a phy
sician. Then tor the first tlmo It became
known that for three years she. had, for
the love of tho man, existed In a tiny
quarter ot the office partitioned oft an
a .combination sleeping, living room and
Couch for years had spent most of his
time In his office. The Urance woman
says she loved him devotedly; that he
returned her love and that their relations
dated back fifteen years when sho as a
book agent chanced to call on him.
The woman looks palo and haggard to
day. She was attractive ten years ago.
but her devotion to Couch and the re
cret alliance and ttn coincident confine
ment have aged her terribly. Sho lias
refused to discuss the case, saying sho
wishes to drop out of sight In order not
to cause the Couch family any more no
toriety. Her history Is vague, little be-
ing known of her except that she for
merly lived In Goehen, N. X-, and haa
a brother somowhere in Ohio.
GOVERNMENT FILES BRIEF
IN MID-WEST OIL CASE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23. The govern
ment's brief against tho Midwest Oil
company. In a caso Involving large areas
of petroleum land, was fllod today In
the supreme court. The suit Involves
an order by President Taft, withdrawing
petroleum lands In Wyoming and Cali
fornia from entry to reservo an adequato
supply of oil for the future use of tbo
The order also was designed to aid
legislation Intended to chango the terms
jon which petroleum deposits can bo
acquired by private Interests. After the
president's order was Issued, hundreds
Nothing pleases men folks more
than things they can wear or
that are usei ul. Here is a list
that ught to $uggtit tomething tultable
Men'fl Suits $10.00 to $40.00
Men's Overcoats . .$10.00 to $50.00
Hoys' Suits $ ,'t.oo to 910.00
Hoys' Overcoats . .$ 11.00 to $10.00
House. Coata $ 2.50 to $12.50
Lounging Holies . .$ 5.00 to $15.00
Until Hobos $ 5.00 to $12.00
Neckwear $ .no to $ ii.no
Dress Gloves . . . .$ i.in to $ 2.50
Fur Oloxos $ a.00 to $ 3.00
.Silk Pnjnmus ....$ 5.00 to $10.00
Toilet Sets $ 3.00 to $10.00
Manicure Seta ..,.$ 1.30 to $ 5.00
Collar Dbrs $ .30 to s 3.00
Women will find this an ideal
place to select gifts for men;
courteouB, pleating $ate$men, and qual.
ity baeht every article. Clanee over Hit
Combination Sets . .$1.00 to $ 2.30
Xmas H'd'k'f'B $ .13 tip
Silk Murflors $1.00 to $ 7.60
(lift Suspenders ...$ .30 tip
House Slippers ... .$1.50 and $ 2.00
Swell Shirts $1.00 to $ 3.00
Fancy Vosts $1.00 to $ 5.00
Walking Sticks . . . .$1.30 up
I'mbrellas $1.00 to $ 5.0O
Leather Novelties ..$ .30 up
Silk Hoslory $ .25 up
Sweaters $1.50 to $ 7.50
Suit Cases $3.00 to $15.00
Club Hags $2.30 to $23.00
til 10 p.'m.
HOME OF QUALITY CLOTHES"
SIXTEENTH AT HOWARD STREET
closed all day
TOYS Special Prices TOYS
$14.00 Doll House,
$28.00 Doll House,
$20.00 Doll House,
$18.00 Doll llouso,
$45.00 Doll House,
All reduced from
$1.25 Each To 85c
T Kcstncr Playmate Dolls with
LOllS s0PmS yos, partly dressed,
MePjM,lij with stockings
$1.25 and $1.35
For Playmate Dolls, regular $1.75, $2.25, $2.55
50c Dressed Dolls, 14-inch, with hats. . .25c
$1.50 "Baby Bumps' '.with hair. ,75c
Sample toys sorao
slightly a o i 1 o d, mc
clmnlcal boat,' auto
mobiles, f 1 y 1 n c ma-
chlnso, etc., register
banks, spelling blocks,
horses and wagoni,
m o r r y - go - rounds,
games, musical toys.
Orchard Wilhelm Co.
Bags, Suit Cases
Tvler 40 McCAFFREY BROS
. CO. I
of acren of hucIi land wer entsrfd on
and claimed and the value of the claims
inn far Into tho millions.
In tho brief tho government contends
tho policy followed by Mr. Taft Is of
Ion; standing, has bcn frequently bp
proved by congress ns not Inconsistent
with law, and that tho exercise of snrn
authority was justified on constitutional
grounds, Tbo defendants declare Mr,
Taft'a order whs void because, when It
was made- thero was no statute expressly
authorizing withdrawal of the lands.
KILLED BY MALAYS
TOUONTO, Ont Dec. 13. Charles
Dudd lloblnson, tho United states gov
ernment botanist killed by natives of
Amuoynu, In tins Malay archipelago,
was tho only hon of C. II. Robinson, one
ot the oldest worldlng telegraphers In
Canada. News of his death arrived to
day via Mnnllu,
Young Itobltmiin was ijradutitcd from
Ualhousele university In 1S92. For sev
eral years he mado a study of tho
botany of eastern Nova Scotia, New
Foundland and tho lower St. Lawrence.
Later ho was connected with llarvarl,
and then with tho Bronx Park museum
In New Yoik. At the lnie of his death
he was employed by tho bureau of scl.
dices of the Philippines to study tho
flora of .mhoyna Island. Ha -was II
C. n, Robinson, sr., Is manager ot the
Western I'nlon Telegraph company at
Plctou. N. S.
Wednesday two wonderful waist spe
cials Sl.W values, 83c; JS.00 values, H.-jg.
Julius Orkln. WO Douglas street,
We Know the Kind He Likes
THEY ARE THE STANDARD BRANDS
You cannot afford to give him any other kind.
We mention a few leaders:
Websters Sanchez & Haya Principe d Gales
First Counsols Chancellors La Preferencia
and La Saramita
All packed in holiday attire, together with the largest line of fine Meerschaum
and Brier Pipes carried in Omaha. Humidors and Smokers' Novelties.
NILES & MOSER CIGAR CO.
1506 Farnam St.
GEO. ROGERS, Mgr.
224 South 16th St.
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