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TUB BEE: OMAIIA, SATtTlDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1914.
HASTINGS HOTEL IS OPENED
deception to . Public in -Charge ot
Commercial Travelers. ,
ONE OF -FINEST IN ' STATE
IlnllrilnK, Which l O'rrncil lr Com
pnnr OrwinUcd 1r Chinulirr of
Commerce,''' Iff Monument
to Lornl I5hteriirlc.
HASTINGS, Neb., Fb. G.-(SPfclaD-Tpwatils
bf 3,4)00 pcoplo tonlRht passed
through 'tho .new Hotel Clarke, wjilch
was formally opened under the auspice
of the local organisations of tho Unltod
Commercial traveler and tho Traveler
Protective association- Tho doors ot tho
pulldlns were open to the public between
the hours of 6 and 8:30, following- which
the traveling men's orRanliatlons held a
reception for their own members, mem
bers of the hotel company, the Chamber
of Commerce and city cfflclals, thus
completing the houe warming.
Tho Hotel Clarke represents ah Invest
hient of something more than 1200,000
And stands as an' Imposing monument to
Hastings enterprise. In beauty of de
sign, In convenience and In all tho other
things that go to make up a first-class
hotel tho Clarke today Is not surpasned
by any hotel In the middle west except
as to sire. It Is ot strictly fireproof
tonsvi-uctlon, the only wood In the build
ing being that dcd for windows and
doors. Tho floors are of reinforced con
crete and tho entire buliaing rests on a
ste'l frame. The b.tdlng contains 120
guest rooms, sixty with privato bath and
ion with shower bath. BeaMes tho dining
room It has an elaborately decorated
grill, the mtiral paintings ot which were
rnade by Pgr. A. Aprca of the Jtoynl
Italian academy and aro said by art ex
perts to be among the finest In the west,
DrilRti nml Decoration,
i The design ot the building and its dec
orations draw their Inspiration from tho
Ionic order, with modern modifications,
Ami ho neriod ot Ixmls IV. Tho dining
oom Is finished In Kouls XVI atylettUrf
panelled wall In -old roso ana Deauiuui
art glass skylight.
The lobby Is wnlnscotcd with Colorado
White- marble and has tlloj floor. Tho
floor design Is mado up of rectangles,' In
tho bcrdcrs of which Is tho letter C, tho
Initial ot tho man after whom the hotel
la named. The same letter Is used In the
Ornamental Iron railing ot the marble
fdalrcaro and around tho mexxanlne floor
rtbovo tho lobby. The waits - aro deco
I'atcd In old Ivory and gold, tho color
itchemc ot the lobby being one ot rare
beauty and perfect harmony.
Tart of tho structural Iron work was
Completed in the fall ot 1913, but tho
building did not get well under way until
(he spring of lost year. All of tho brick
used., Including face brick and hollow
-flic, tamo from Hastings plants. The
ftilll work la also a Hastings product
feTHtf bifllaTnr occupies a1' spfico l24xW
feet Mid 14 six stories htah with a deep
jjtastment. It has alt modern equipment;
,or tho convenience o lie guests.
-, ItUtary at IlalldltiK.
The movement resulting In tho building
of the Clarke hotel began with tho ap
pointment by tho Chamber of Commerce
6f a commltteo Instructed to proceed
with the organising of tho hotel commriy
and tho soliciting ot subscription, 'tt
Vas decided first to .determine on tfie
jocatlon arid -ilnilt' the JpXiVcliQbo of the
He to tho amount of ground necessary
for tho hotel, thus eliminating specula.'
(tve features 'and 'making It ptirely a pub
jla affair. The capital stock ,vus fixed
ai iij,vw, out laer- increased to i.d,uw,
The turnishlnga cost closo to JjO.oqo.
The hotel la mimed after the president
$f the building cjompany, A. I Clarke,
J 'ho la also president of a local b&nli
Ir Clarko has been ono of the leading
Spirits In tho hotel movement from tho
beginning, and It was by unanimous vote
ff tho . executive board '.that his namo
teas used for tho splendid new building.
Tho hotel will bcroperatod by John M.
'feeling as proprietor, who came hero
Irom "Watcrtown, -S. D. HI, assistant
ijml chief clerk Is rtobcrt Smith, who was
Ir. Meeting's first lieutenant at Water
town, and he, too, baa nerved In a num
ber ct leading hotels ot the -west, lie
baa . chof from Vienna, Austria, and
Jjfcll boys , from Korea. .
Other Event Mchednlril.
Tho "Woman's club of,. Hastings wlil
kuld a banquet' In tho ciarke on Feb
ruary J The business men ot Hub tings
tslll havo a banquet there under the
Auspices ot tho Chamber of Commerce
en February 53. Later the stockholders
jt thu building company will havo a
Mnquet at the hotel, and still i later the
Motel Men's association ot Nebraska will
Jmttl there to bo the guests of Manager
Teellng at a banquet. It Is understood
that a special meeting ot the Hotel Men's
association will bo called for Hastings
at tho time they aro to Inspect the
Tlia building company Includes About
ivO stockholders. The directors aro Wil
liam Ilrach, O, II. Pratt, 12. A. llrandes,
Karl Kauf, C. E. Hlgtnbotham, H. 11
Kteln. it. D. Gaston, A. U Clarke. Emll
IoIenke, William M. Dutton, A. H. Far-
tens, X N, Clarke. Q. G.-Iane and Qeorgo
11, Tyler. Tho officers nre: A. I Clarkey
president; C. B. Hlglnbotbam. vice presb
dent; J. N. Clarke, secretary; Qeorgo 11,
Pratt, treasurer, "file commlttoo which
had charge of tho construction work Is
cpmpored or A. I Clarke, Qeorgo U.
Tyler A. II. Farrcns, Karl Kauf and H.
is. .item. . t A
Man Hobbles Half
Mile With Broken
Leg During Blizzard
LOlfP CITY, Neb., Feb. 6.-(Speclai
Tolegtam.) As Htdnley. KroloicoskJ,- a
Polish farmer, living twelve miles north
enst .of thl city, was. driving home wjth
ft load otflumbcr and walking beside the
tcaip.last evening about dusk, the horses
became frightened rind railway, throw
ing him underneath the wheels of the
wngon, breaking his left leg about halt'
way between the knee and ankle. lift
crawled to a nearby thicket, cut a couple
ot canes, and after about two hours ot
laborous effort, managed to reach a
brother's houre about a half mile distant.
A heavy blizzard was rasing and, the
temperature was below xero. Dcaplte his
frightful experience he Is reported getting
along all right,
BODY OF LIGHTHOUSE
KEEPER DRIFTS FORTY MILES
TKCL'MSBII. Neb., Feb. -(Hpeclal.)-Mrs.
K. IC. Shaw of Portland, Ore., who
Is Visiting relatives In this 'county, fins
received word that the body of her young
est son. James Edwin Bhaw, who was
drowned In Puget sound on December 3,
was found on January 20 some forty
miles from where ho went down. Mr.
fihaw, who was a lighthouse keeper on
the sound, was out In n boat with bis
wife and children. Something went wrong
with the enclne on tho small craft anil
n attempting to fix It Mr. Bhaw fell
overboard and his body did not rise. The
corpse was found In tho surf nt Port
Town-md, Wash. The deceased was
about 31 years old. Tho body was taken
to tho crematory at Portland, Ore., and
the tubes placed with those ot his father.
TALK OF TAXJMENDMENT
State-Wide.Qathering in Prospcot to
Clear Up Situation.
CANDIDATES' FILE FOR PLACE
Auk to .net In Minn for Position on
, Italln-nr Hoard T. JI Slattern
8(IH Appenrlns Ilrforo Feil
"rriil CJrnnd Jnry
.loh ii J, CnM.
HUAVKIl CITY, Neb., Feb. C.-(Sueclal.)
John J. Cass, one ot tho wealthiest and
host 'known farmers In tho Ilravcr val
ley, died nt his home,' six miles cast of
Heaver City, yesterday morning. Ho waa
C7 years old. Ho leaves a largo family
and many relatives. Funeral services will
be held In this city Saturday afternoon.
WOHC1SSTI3H, Mass., Feb. G.-Mrs.
Mary Kastman, widow of the late Rear
Admiral John It. Kuxtman, died hero to-
day, aged 73 years. Her husband died
about thrco months ago1.
Key to the, Situation Hee Advertising.
(From a Staff .Correspondent.)
UNCO Feb. C-tSpcclalO-A state
wide gathering to discuss the proposed
tax amendment to the etate constitution
hmy bo ndvocated by the tax commission
as a means to give peoplo of tho state
enlightenment on that enactment. Various
fatso Impressions have gone out In the
matter, according to the commission In
srselon here tfiday, and the members be
lieve that such a conferenco participated
In by taxing officials ot all counties, by
state officials and by nil candidates df all
parties would be exceedingly helpful.
If tho gathering Is decided upon It will
be presided over by Governor Morehead
and will be open to every taxpayer of
every nook and cranny in the state.
The amendment gives the legislature
wider powers In the enactment, ot taxa
tion statutes and paven the way for a
number of various reforms that are
thought now to be badly needed In Ne
braska. Matters Still llefnre Jnry,
Tho hearing before tho federal grand
Jury on tho matter of tho failure of tho
Firrt National bank of Sutton still con
tlnues: John H. Mnttcrs, who yesterday
waived nil his constitutional rights and
voluntarily appeared before that body,
was on the stand most of the afternoon
yesterday und was still boforo the Jury
Friends of Mr, Matters say his willing
ness to go before the Jury and tell all he
knows relating to tho transactions will
go a long way In clearing up tho matter
as far on his connection with tho case Is
concerned. They say his friendship In the
past for Mr. 1eubben, the 'president, waa
a case of misplaced confidence and. his
readiness to bellevo any representations
made ns to the soundness of the bank by
Mr, Lubben, has resulted In -his being
brought Into tho affair.
Tito Candidate Kile.
Two candidates for office filed their ap
plications with the secretary ot stato this
morning for'a, chance to run for railway
Henry C. Peterson of Dloomfleld would
like to land the republican nomination
for rallwny commissioner.
It. W. llalston. a stock man of Lexing
ton, wants to take a chance at tho same
office -on the democratic ticket. Mr.
halston has a ranch nt Willow Island in
Dawron county, but resides at Lexington.
Hie .was a candidate for -the nomination
two years ago.
nrewlnic Firm Formed,
The Ilsr Brcwlmr rotnnanv of Omaha
'filed articles of incorporation with tfte
secretary or state, togay. mo company
will not engage In manufacturing, but
will confine their business mostly to buy
lng nhd selling wet goods. The corporate!
stuck Is placed at '110,000 anil tho men
behind the company are E. F. Maloney,
. I Trout and Carl F. Benjamin.
Situs Day Injured.
Miss Anna V. Day of the state super
intendent's office tripped over a, low rail
ing while walking across a sidewalk
corner this morning and severely injured
her ankle and la under the care ot a
doctor. Lincoln has several ot theso low
railings put up to protect lawns and Just
high enough to trip people who may bo
hurrying to make time. ,
Dos Case Appealed.
A "frat" dog was the bone of conten
tion In 'tho supreme court yesterday In
a case appealed from the Hamilton
county district court. The animal had
been trained to chew up any other frot
dog which might belong to a rival
fraternity at tho stato university and was
the oroncrty ot W. W. Farley ot Aurora,
When Farley went home for UIs vacation
last summer he took tho dog along nnd
It was set out in the nrgumcnti. before
tho court that the dog chewed up a horse
trader b the name of Warrick of Grand
Island, who Interferrcd with the fraternal
canlne'o ltttlo pleasure ho was having in
chewing up another dog. Tho district
court gavo Warrick damages In tho sum
of 1J.400 and Fnrley appealed.
Here's a batch of very unusual
Specials for Saturday Shoppers
HITS LONG TIME BONDS
FltEMONT, Neb.', Feb. C The Munici
pal League ot Nebraska closed its ses
sion this afternoon after Instructing for
legislation ngntnst city school and county
bonds. K. It. Gurney of Fremont spoke
ngalnst long-tlmo bonds, claiming Inter
est frequently exceeded the principal,
Tho following officers were elected: Pres
ident. George P. Wolx, Fremont! vice
president, John W. Mayer. Beatrice; sec
retary-trcasurcr, Roscotf C. Ozman, Lin
coln . ,
The following trustees were chosen: It.
M, Hcrre, Fremont; Dan McLeod,' Schuy
ler; W. II. Taaher, Tocumsch.
Great Coat Bargains
All Junior, Misses' and
Women's Coats that nold
up to 122.50, Including
Matelaase, Fanoy Boucle,
Ztbellne, and Chinchilla,
go for, each
Girls' Coat Bargain
Slies 7 to -14 years, Qfi
Big Suit Bargain for
Men of Small Build
Blxea 33 to 3S cheat, designed along
conservative, dignified llnes-such
ns business and office men would
wear. Bold up to . J20.00 -and worth
every cent of original .prices, but to
make tho clean-up complete, they afe
eold up to $8.50, to
close them out.
Another Coat Bargain
Girls' Coats, 7 to 16
years, that sold for
$10 to $14.50, In ono
big lot at, each
Great Bargain in Boys .
Stylish mixtures -ot
gray or brown sold
regularly up to $3.75,
to clean them out. . . v
Fine Bargain in
"Women's Extra Size
Suits, 39 to 45 Bust
Fashionable and designed
especially for women ot
largo staturo sold up to
$46.00 about two dozen
left and they go for
A Reminder from the
Infants Complete Outfits
Outfits containing' 27 plccos, $10.00
Outfits containing 35 pieces, $10.00
Outfits containing 45 pieces, $25.00
New line of Infants'- long and nhort
dresses, dainty materials, embroid
eries and lacen with touches'of hand
embroidery and feather stitching
COc to i ..93.95
Infants' long and short skirls of
nainsooks With fine embroidery or
lace trimming. COc to $3.35
Specials from the
Ladles' "Mark Cross' yellow
chamois gloves, $1.'60 values', spe
Ladles' Chamotsette gloves, as-. '
sorted colors. 75c values. spe-
Children's yarn and Jersey gloves,1-
25c values, special, pair. . . .18V6o
Children's part wool hose, in black -
only, 25c values, special lOo
Ladles' "Mentor made" TJrtlort
suits, in medium and light weight
-cotton, J1.25 and 11.50 values, spe-
Ladles' "Mentor make" Union
suits in part wool, gray or white,
J2.00 and 2.2S values, speciil.
at r...v ...91.35
Ii I T T Ii E
2 to 8, worth to
$2.00 ... 95
OMAHA'S FASTEST GROWING STORE
1510-18-20 FARNAM STREET
-8 to. ll;:.
worth, up to
ynr j havent read all of the news
I KJU 'TIL YOU READ THE WANT ADS
Shaffer ,S1U .lliuq. .llrcord.-
ALMA, Neb., Feb, 6.-tSpecittl.)-Arthur
V. (Shaffer, who has been editor of bluf
fer's Alma Record tor the last eight
years, s'OJJ the paper to Arthur Klmber
Hng. formerly, aprinter of thla city.
Under the retiring editor the paper had
gained a large circulation throughout the
J-'lftli congressional district and "Was re
publican -politically, having gained some
prominence ' editorially. Under the new
tnaijaguneqt the paper will, be Independ
ent politically, Mr. Shatter has not yet
derided as to Jili future, but is of the
opinion that be will get back Into the
game again after a short rst and upon
nr.uine a suitable location.
Safe (or Babies, Effective for
That's Foley's Honey and Tar Pnm
popnd, It has the' confidence ot your
aruggist. wno -Knows n wni give -0u
atUfactlpn. W. W. Nessmith. States
boro. Go., snya: "I naVa uaed
Honey and Tar Compound In mv hmii.
and have sold It In my store and it never
falls to cure," And Bob Ferguson Su
ne bu, urcen nay, wis. s "I had a bad
cough that kept roe awako nluhta mnA
two small bottles of Foley's llpney and
Taf cured,'ip? For sale by oil dealers
can tool, some
the peopk all of the UraeJ
you can tool all or the
?eoplc some of the'
fool all or the people
all of the time.
To Celebrate the Birthday of America's
Greatest Son We Will Hold a Sort of
Pre-Birthday Sale on Saturday
As the years roll on the opinion of the people of this nation is becoming more and more crystallized until .today, .if is.' ,
pretty generally conceded that the man whose birthday will be celebrated within a few , days, viz:, Abraham Lincoln; is
America's greatest son! "Wo say IS for his name and influence counts for more today than when he was In 'thefteshV '"Ave;,, J
more, if a census by vote was taken covering the opinion of the civilized world, we believe that the name of the great ?y
emancipator would lead all the rest, and that theajorjty of ballots would register his namo at the top of the list of , great men.. ' '
Tho homely truths which he uttered have become world proverbs and axioms, influencing- the character and' lives ;of 1
the people to a very great degree "You cannot fool all the people all the time." How pithily put, and how..true4."
NO FOOLING OF THE PEOPLE AT KILPATICK S
Saturday, February 7th, We Hope to Say "IT IS FINISHED"
On a Few of These ItemsNOW THE FACTS:
From our Inventory Just completed we find' we have
to sell of silk, chally,
serge and chiffon. Sim
ilar ones sold from
$12.S0 to $18.50.
Not all the latest styles
some aro crushed and soiled
from showing. All aro much
'b'elbw regular value.
One Price .
Of fine silks, shadow
lace and high grade
wool, sold from $25
$35.00 Indeed we would be within the limit oT truth if we
quoted a price even higher. You will be more interested to
hear the selling price for Saturday.
Some very wonderful values
and a decided pick. Those
who come promptly at 8 will
have an advantage.
Real Richness Here-r-:"
Evening and afternoon
fowns. exclusive stvles:'
One "of a kind some made of the most delicate materials,
beautifully trlmrried with jet, etc. Similar ones sold from $45
up to $100. One, indeed, was priced even higher". Saturday
Some slightly soiled
trimmings in most instances
worth more, than the sale
price. All wonderfully cheap.
the big January Sale. It is utterly impossible to show thousands of garments without some of them becoming slightly shop-
11 items of tnis character, ana so on baturday you can buy mussed garments, including aprons, at one-third to one-half , offi
Iso go at greatly Teduced prices.
to Close Out All Odd, Shop-worn or Soiled Children's and Misses' Garments
Sale of Mussed and Soiled Undermuslinsi etc.. from
worn. To keep our stocks absolutely fresh we cull out a
A lot of Oiiting- Hannel Oowns and Knit uoodS will a
DRESSES FIRST FROM 3 TO 14 YEARS AND FOR BIG GIRLS OF 15 TO 17, AS
A bijr assortment at 79c. Some in this lot
marked lto sell at $3.50 and there was a
time when they sold freely at ng
They are not worth any such price now, 11
but we have seen no bigger bargains at
A very choice lot, same styles, mainly wash
dresses, just what you can use from now
on. Here acrain are liien or ced
garments; some marked at 5.00, and once were
free sellers; wonderful values, at, each.
rked at foolish prices to weed them out These Sales at 8 A. M.
WELL AS SMALL WOMEN. '
TWO BIG LOTS OF COATS For children and misses, 3 to 14 yearr
and 15 to 17 years; midwinter and spring weights; many thlg season's,
styles and some from a former year; both lots contain garments which
were pncea up to ju, ana a. lew aro worm umi A.rh A.Cn
figure even now; two prices for Saturday, $1,59 and Ja10H"wToU
1 and v
12.50 each. We do not bellevo that pqual values
havo ever been seen in this neck ot the woods
And Now For an Old-Time Kilpatrick Glove Sale
0nfr wimlnw .fillfvl fftr ilnvc wlHi nn vc0(titrv rhnlr n1.
lection vof LamU'and Kid; i6-button length that h, "readies
. t ii tl l 1 l. , - i . . . -1- ( f -. i r , e i
to tne.eieow; uui unsaiauic, .irasny smiis, out iresn, pencci
gloves in ,yhites, tans and blacks, the only colors for which
tljere' is an active demand now; 2 prices, pair.'- .$1.79-$2.39
The purchase was a large one. Many hundreds of pairs,
but we miss our guess if there will be enough to go round.
We place a limit of six pairs to a customer so that all may
have a chance. Similar ones have always sold at from $3.00
to $3.75 per pair.
None reserved for anyone. Nne fitted on sale day. t We
would like to fit every pair afterwards and if you will let us. fit -them
we'll give you a new pair or your money back,, for every
imperfect pair. This promises to be the biggest long glove
sale for many a day. It starts at 10 a. m.
Thomas Kilpatrick & Company
LATER - EXTRA ! EXTRA!! EXTRA
OLD BOREAS CHANGED OUR MIND!!!
We intended to advertise that we would receive no telephone orders for GLOVES SATURDAY "-Indeed we
had announced that in our cepywhen the proof cams for examination, we eliminated that condition. The Boreas Zephyrs from the.
, North Pole, which struck our face with atythmg but gentle kisses as we tramped to work, made us feel a little consideration for our
customers. KNOW, THEREFORE, telephone orders will be received UP TO NOON SATURDA Y--A young woman will be sta-
Honed at the phone to take orders all morning. THOMAS KILPATRICK & CO.
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