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TilE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 1914.
DAIRYING ATTOACTS MANY
Nebraska Farmers Arc Finding it a
BURLINGTON IS HELPING OUT
llomcireklnir Tlrpni-lmrnt l Mains;
Much to Ilncnnrncc the rttiy
ln(r of Cairn nnil Selllnir.
Faitners. business mn and othera lo
the counties in the western portion of
Nebraska nre Riving more attention to
dairying this spring than ever before,
fay the homcseeklng department of the
Rurllnfiton road. The normal aoreaKe of
rnall grain It, or soon will be In the
round and more than the normal of
torn will be planted. Howeer. dairying
is to become the feature of future ac
tivity. In Dundy, Chase, Hltohock, llaye?,
Perkins, Cheyenne, Box flutte, Scott's
Bluff, Dawes and several of the other
i ountlcs nlonu the llurllngton. organiza
tion are being perfected to Induce the
buying of cows and the engaging In
dairying on a more extensive scale. The
road is co-operating with the organiza
tions and the officials of the hometeek
inc department nre Investigating where
cows can be bought and the prices at
which they can be obtained. This In
formation Is given to the farmers and
others who desire to purchase cows.
Plenty of Money
Bankers in all of the towns In the
ountlcs In the western part of Nebraska
along tho llurllngton lines are loaning
farmers money on cons and llvo stock
and In scores of Instances, advancing
iftah with which to purchase the animals,
accepting personal notes when signers
ar secured. The notes curry r provision
that they may be paid by turning In
cream checks received from the cream
eries to which the sales are made.
In a number of Instance reported, the
farmer in the western part of tho state
where tfiey aro well-to-do, havo assisted
their less fortunate nclghoors and hav
advanced money, taking security of cows
not yet bought. In other Instances, farm
ers have. formed clubs, each putting In a
sum ot money. With the total cows are
to be bought and a division ot tho
animals made among the purchasers.
The activity among the farmers to get
into the dairy business has had a ten
dency to advance the ptlce of western
land and In several of the western coun
ties it has gone up 13 to fo per acie
since last fall, with a prospect ot a tslill
further advance before summer.
for Parcel Pofct
C C. Wcsterdahl, in charge of the
stamp department at the Omaha pot-
on ice, Dears me aiauncuon 01 Deing ma
first person to collect on an insured
parcel post package. In December the
Westerdahl' family sent a number of
presents to friends in the atato of Wash
lnton by insured parcel post- The pack
age, valued nt Si. disappeared and was
believed to liavo been destroyed in a
fire, which burned iwo mail cars. The
c'alm for 14 was fllod In the poitofflce
here on January J7, and. tho loss on tho
insured Parcel post package was paid by
warrant from the United States treasury
on Marclft jui,t two ''months after the
claim was (filed,
Piano New to Omaha
Used in Recital
The new Haddorff piano has been In
troduced to Omaha. At the opera mu
sicals of the opera 'Thais, given by Mr.
and Mrs. Marx Oberndorfer at the Jlur-
gess-Nash company store yesterday.
Mr. Oberndorfer Accompanied his wife's
recltat with a grand Haddorff piano. This
piano has only been handled In Omaha
alnco the first of March.
Mr. Orbcrndorfer oppresses himself as
moro than pleased with the piano. Tho
'Homo" tone he describes as a gold mine
of musical beauty and charm.
A peculiar Incident occurred In the ship
ment ot a Haddorff grand to Omaha.
Manaxer Robinson of the piano depart
ment at Burgess-N'ash, wired Rockford
for a grand to arrive in Omaha last
Saturday. The piano did not Arrive until
yesterday, too late for the reoltal Mon
day. Anticipating some such delay, Mr.
Robinson wired the Des Molnea agency
for a grand to arrive here last Saturday.
The piano arrived pn schedule time Sat
urday, but when It came time to set It
up, It was learned that the legs had dis
appeared In transit. Despite tracing by
the claim agents, the legs still remain
hidden and have not been discovered yet.
Mr. Orberndorfer was compelled to use
another piano at the Monday recital, but
he used the Haddorf yesterday afternoon.
RAIN OVER ENTIRE STATE
Railroads Report Good Fall at
Nearly Every Station.
FROM ONE-HALF TO AN INCH
Two Incites Tall nt Tceumnrh and
All Over tlir Fnll Was Slow,
(ilvlnar Ilaln n Chance to
Soak Into Ground.
BROWNING, KING & CO. '
GIVE EMPLOYES BANQUET
Browning, Jtlng A Co.'s. employes held
a "get together banquet'' at Rome hotel,
Frank. A Williams, merchandising man
ager of New York, and Major R. a. WIN
cox, retired manager of the store, vrera
the guests of honor.
G. T. Wilson, active manager, presided
aa toaatmaater and mado a good talk on
"Satisfying the Customer."
Mr. Williams, principal speaker of tho
occasion, took, for bis subject, "Effi
ciency and brought out the purpose of
tho gathering, to form a "Get Together
club' tn the Omaha branch of Browning,
King & Co.'s seventeen stores, thereby
bettering the service to Its many satisfied
Major Wilcox spoke on "Co-operation
Among Employes," and told many remi
niscences ot his long service as malinger
or the store.
Th department heads and their assist
iints all responded to the toastmaster and
principal speakers, and brought out many
(rood points for the betterment ot service
to their patrons.
X cabaret program was arranged and
thoroughly enjoyed, nnd it was doclded
to make the "(Jet Together club' a per
Dates Are Fixed
for Clean-Up Day
for Entire City
Friday and Saturday, April 17 and IS,
have been fixed by the city commission as
official clean-up days and a proclamation
will be used by tho mayor calling upon
all good citizens to help In the municipal
Schools, Improvement clubs and all civic
bodies will bo Invited to Join with the
city In the spring clean-up campaign.
Street Commissioner J. J. Ryder pre
pared the resolution fixing the date of
"clean-up" day and setting forth the
leasons why everybody should Join In
Mayor Dahlman said the state tire
warden wanted to make the Omaha clean
up day a state affair, so that there would
be n concerted movement in all the cities
In the state.
Tho state fire warden will be In Omaha
to assist In the clean-up worlc. ,
Freight Rate Case
Washington, March M.-To facilitate
consideration of the advance rate case,
Chairman Harlan announcod today that
tho Interstato Commerce commission, had
decided to grant tho request ot the rail
rctida to hear their concluding testimony
today and Thursday.
Tho request was made by Vice Presi
dent Drowned ot the Erie,' who pointed
out that wli.tt he declared waa the serious
financial condition ot the carriers war
ranted them and the commission to ex-
ptdlte tho hearings in every way.
The commission had assignments mad.)
for Wednesday und Thursday, but con.
eluded that It would bo better to hear
the final testimony ot the roads' now than
to wait until the latter part ot April.
According to the station reports coming
to the railroads, rain was again general
all over Nebraska Monday afternoon and
Monday night with Indications of clear
ing weather In the northwest.
Railroad reports say that the rain ot
the last twenty-four hours did not come
with a dash, but was spread out over
most of the time, a slow drizzle, with all
of the precipitation soaking Into the
The heaviest of the rain ot Monday and
Monday night was through the central
portion ot the state, extending through
to the Wyoming line, nearly all of the
stations reporting from one to two Inches.
Down through the Republican valley and
through to McCook, the precipitation was
from one-half to an Inch, with about the
same up the Elkhorn valley and through
the sand hills. I'p und down the Missouri
river valley, the talnfall ranged from one
fourth to three-fourths of an Inch. Te
cumseh reported two Inches.
Rain, which continued at Intervals
throughout Monday and Monday night,
yielded a net precipitation of .36 ot an
Inch ot molsturo In Omaha, which brings
tho total of precipitation up to 1.50 for
th$ last five days. Continued unsettled
weather with rain Is predicted for Omaha
Key to the Situation Bee Advertising.
Biliousness and Liter Complaint
Quickly relieved by Dr. King's New
LI to nils; regulates the bowels, keeps
stomach and liver in healthy condition.
25c. All druggists. Advertisement.
WARE GOES ON TRIP WITH
. SOME M, P. OFFICIALS
J. K. Buss, superintendent qt the Ne
braska division, Falls City; J. A. Sumer
n'Uto, superintendent of transportation,
and C. E. .Smith, assistant chief engineer,
St Louis, all ot the Missouri Pacific
arrived yesterday and accompanied by
General Manager Ware ot the Pnlon Pa
cific, left in a special train at It o'clock
on a trip over tho Talmaga branch of
the Missouri Pacific.
General Manager Ware ot the Union
Pacific, accompanying the Missouri Pa
cific officials, is raid to mean that the
two companies are figuring on closer
traffic arrangements at some of the
Junction points In the southern part of the
BLAZING SIGN MAKES A
QUICK HIT WITH STRANGER
Coming into Omaha for the first time
last Saturday evening and talcing a car
up Farnam atreet from tho depot, an, up
state' farmer waa surprised to be nut
with a "go-to-church" Invitation in big
electric letters on tbe welcome arch at
the top ot the hill.
"I'd becrd a few bad things about thts
here city," he said to the street car con
ductor as he got off at a hotel, "but from
the looka of that 'er sign, Omeeha ain't
so wicked, after all."
A" L I T T L E
some shoes so
that their own
Crossett Shoes keep
their good looks. The
favorite style and
shape of the Crosse tts
you select today will
remain as lpntr as you
LEWIS A. CROSSETT. Inc
North Ablniton, Matt.
A Crouelt fsrorlte this
season, dun metal, button.
One-Inch heel. Medium
broad toe. All the style and
all the comfort a shoe can
Special Sale Gabardine and Slip-on Rain Coats
Through a very fortunate purchase we secured 400 of these fine gabardines and
slip-ons at prices far less than they could be bought ordinarily. You receive the bene
fit, and right at the time when they are most in demand. Every man needs one every
month in the year. Choose here Wednesday at a substantial saving.
y8 to y3 on
The finest gabardine coats in the purchase.
Genuine cravenette cloth of best quality in the
popular olive shade. Raglan shoulder, 52
inches long. A stylish, serviceable coat, that
should sell for $20, Wednesday at 812.00.
Coats ot olive shade rain-proof material
with regular or raglan shoulders, convertible
collars, single breasted. 50 inches long. Made
to sell at $15, and even $17.50. Special, at $10.
Slip-on raincoats of double texture cloths.
Colors are olive and tan. Cemented seams
throughout. Positively waterproof and spot
proof rubberized material. Patent chain
hanger, at $8.80.
SPECIALS in SLIP-ON RAINCOATS
SS.30 Values S5 Values S7.50 Values
$1.98 $2.98 $3.98
BRANDEIS STORE MEN
3 2d Anniversary Sales
The third dnv of the crrcat Thirtv-second Anniversary Sales promises to be one of the most interesting of the cntiro
. ii i i - - .1 c 1 1. ii 1 l 1 i- AP Itn nniifinru1 niivnnlinno wn lmVft
series, as win do seen oy a pcrusni oi me items given uciuw, wuiuu hiu uui u pun ui luc huuuv.ij.lh wincnu ,
Hundreds of our friends have been congratulating us upon our completion of thirty-two successiui years' business
here, and all airreo that the sales now in progress are a most suitable observation of the occasion, as they are of direct
interest to the largest possible number of people. If you have not attended these sales yet, plan to dome "Wednesday.
As far as possible, goods previously advertised this week remain on sale Wednesday.
Great Sale of Cedar Chests and Matting Boxes
in nrennrinir for the Anniversary sales wo came across an onDortunltv to Durchase a solid carload of high grade cedar chests nnd mat
ting covered boxes at n reduction, which would allow us to offer to our customers at the lowest prices over known in Omaha.
There aro cedar chests, cedar lined boxes, matting covered boxes, utility Boxes, manogany, oaK ana Dasswooa nnisnea ooxes. ah con
structed in tho best manner, and many are trimmed in real brass and copper. All liberal slses. Vtfe urge you to take advantage of this sale
Wednesday, which is an opportunity that may not come again. Third Floor.
Worth $10 to $25-
There are Just 85 genuine Ten-
nesseo cedar boxes in this group.
Heavily constructed, with brass
lock and key, castors' and trim
ming. 30 to 54 inches long. Reg
ularly worth 110 to $25. Choice
, of tho lot Wednesday, $8.50.
Worth $10 and $12.50,
In this lot there are 65 large
size boxes, heavily built ot ma
hogany, oak, and basswood cov
ered with best matting, some ce
dar lined and shellac finish. All
regularly worth $10 and $12.50.
Choice Wednesday atj$8.50
Worth $5 and $7.50-
$3.98 & $4.98
.Several dozen handsome Jap
anese matting covered utility
boxes, shirt walEt and skirt box
es. First class in workmanship
and finish. Sold in the usual
way at $6 -up to $7.60. You may
choose at two bargain prices,
$3.08 nnd $4.08.
Matting Boxes ,
Worth $4, for
A largo number ot well built
good weight matting covered box
es with castors. All 36 inches
size. Very convenient and can
be used for various purposes.
Made to sell regularly at $4. Spe
cially priced in the Anniversary
Sale Wednesday, 82.85.
Sale $18 Ostermoor Mattresses, Wednesday, $11.95
This is the first time that you havo over been offered an Ostermoor mattress of this
high quality at less than $18. Tho Ostermoor mattress is world wide known as the best
obtainable. There are just 125 ot these mattresses offered in this sale. All made for full
size beds, Weight 45 pounds. These mattresses aro covered with the best quality mercer
ized art twill ticking, in fancy patterns, plain stripes and standard A C A, and filled with
puro whlto felt, built up layer by layer, giving them uniform thickness throughout. Non
absorbent needs no renovating and does not pack or mat down. With ordinary care would
last a lifetime.
It is very doubtful it you will ever again havo the opportunity to buy
a gonulne Ostermoor $18 mattress at this extremely low price. Tho en
tiro lot of 125 will go on sale beginning Wednesday, at, each, basement. . .
$5 Goose-Feather Filled Pillows, $2.98 Pair
Filled with new, all clean goose feathers, thoroughly
renovated and sanitary contains tio dust and are odor
less. Best grade of satin finished art ticking covered.
Size 21x28. Always sold at $5 a pair. For this sale,
75c Feather-FMed Bed Pillows, 29c Each
sanitary steamed cleaned all feather filled pillows.
Size 18x25. Good grade art ticking and A. C. A. stripe
coverings. Very suitable for sofa or porch jjMowb. Pil
lows that always sold at 75c each, Wednesday at,
$3 Hemp Shapes, $1.69 and $1.89
Stylish new shapes in fine sewn hemp
hats. Copies ot the best blocks in sailors,
mushrooms and bando effects. Large and
medium sizes. Colors are seal brown,
tango, French blue, mahogany black and
white. Several hundred bats regularly
worth $3, divided into two lots Wednesday. On
sale on 2d floor at $1.00 and $1.80.
Everything in Trimmings
Our stocks of millinery flowers, novelty ostrich
and fancy feather effects are the most complete in
Omaha. All the new pompoms of either satin straw
or clipped ostrich. Also new aigrette effects, clus
ters of flowers, etc., in endless selection at C3c, J9c,
49o, 79o anA 98c.
Sale of Bags and Suit Cases
Ths entire floor stock of two eastern manufac
turers of high grade traveling: bairs and suitcases
were secured for the anniversary sale at about one
half resular prices.
Suitcases are of heavy cowhide
leather, with sole leather corners and
straps, solid brass lock and bolts.
Linen lined. "H Inches deep. The
traveling bass are of fine cowhide
ana inner walrus i earner.
Hand sewed, with lm
ported Kncllsli frames.
Leather lined. All sizes,
16. is ana so mcnes.
XMrnlarlr wortTa no ta
810, in one lot Wednes
day, at ,
Anniversary Sales of Spring Silks and Dress Goods
Fifty pieces of b'nek and white check suitings in three special lots:
36 inches wide,
1L' mcnes wiue,
52 inches wide,
Yard-wide striped suiting silks
in all tho new spring shades.
Crlruc nt nil widths. Onlv five
, yards needed for a suit. Regular
$1.25 grade, yara, 7uc.
50c grade, 30c
69c grade, 40c
$1 grade, 70c
40-tnch brocade satins ot supe
rior quality in smart combinations
for party dresses, gowns and street
costumes. Regular $2.00 quality,
at. yard, $1.50.
, 42-in.Lawrenoe Mills surges, in every new spring shade
and black. A very fine quality, splendid wearing serge at a
bargain price. Kegular Wc quality Wednesday, yard, 45c
Elegant quality washable spring
silks in beautiful new stripe tub
effects. Yard wide. Regular price
Is 75c yard. Special or Wednes
day at 40c.
40-Inch silk and wool nnnllns
in an assortment of 36 different
shades. Very soft and lustrous.
Regularly worth $1.25 .Special
Anniversary Sales of Skirts, Waists and Blouses
Skirts worth $8.50, $10 and $12.50
A Maker s Samples at ?5
A manufacturer's sample line of
high grade skirts, including several
hundred garments in all,
will be placea on saie weunea
day at a price which will save
you one-half or more tho usual
mat. They are -very latest
styles, made ot moire, silk
poplins, serges, crepe poplins,
shepherd check fabrics, etc.
Regularly priced at $8.50, $10
and $12.50. Wednesday, 5.
Waist worth $6.50, $7.50 and $10
A Great Special Lot at $5
Another special that we have pre
pared for the Anniversary sale is a
great Jot of dainty new
waists at 85, Including
400 in charming spring styles.
Actually worth $6.50, $7.50
and $10. They are very at
tractive new models in fine
laces, net, chiffons, crepe de
chine, In all colors and sizes.
All are fresh and new. Many
harts no duplicates, $3.
Long Silk Kimonos, worth up to $7.50, Wednesday j?OfiQ
A special purchase ot women's long silk kimonos, in large figured messa- Y
line and Jap silks,
ularly worth up to
Made in long straight line effects or princess style. Reg- mm :
$8.50. On sale Wednesday at
SPECIALS IN DRUGS
I.pactlc Pills. 10U In brittle.
Oascarnts. Itesular Stc size box
Manicure buffers, of white ivory
fl quality for
rackefn tar soap. The S5c size
-.O-Mule Team borax. B-lb. package 29 C
Scarfs and Pillows Worth up to $4, for $1
Hand embroidered library scarfs ana soia pmows ro norai ana
conventional designs, finished with cords, cluny lace or fringe. Values
un to $4. Choice at 81. Third Floor.
Pure natural linen centerpieces.
carts and pillow tops. In floral ana
conventional aesicns, ai aac
Stamped and tinted sfa pillows,
with back. Rose, violet, pansles aac
conventional d eaten s. JIc quality. 19c.
Children's stamped dresses In tan. blue, pink or white. Neat designs, 16c.
Worth SI to $2.50
Over 1,000 picture frames
from the Empire Mould
ing Works, the
run ot their short Un-rtiio
made up into frames from 6x8
10 xxi7-incn sizes.
Gold, brown and natural woods
wiuing or H-lnch to 3 inches Val
ues from 11 te S.S, Wednesday, lte.
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