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THE 15 EE: OMAHA, TUESDAY. MAY 12, 1914.
Receipts From Merchants on This Page Are Valuable
DO IT ELECTRICALLY"!
You saw the largo Ad in the Saturday Evening
Post, didn't you! Well, that's the same stove wo
offer you this week. Yesterday's sales took a big
dip in our stock of El Glostovos, nevertheless we have
more coming. But if you want an El Glostovo, order
it now. If you wait too long you will have to pay $T.
THE ELECTRIC SHOP
1810 PARNAM STREET.
"We are as near to you as your telephone." Tyler 1414
MDO IT ELECTRICALLY
"Old Sol" Serves
A Memory Jogger!
Every Sun nay from now on serves an n reminder
that your last summW's clothes are NOT In condition to
wear THI8 Bummer, UNLESS you have some dry cleaner
exorcise his good offices over them.
Send 'em to Dreaders! Those porfectly good, yet
badly soiled and unpresscd light colored and light weight
suits and dressos; those dainty waists that wore soiled
last Fall; those hesmudged straw hats that are still good
beneath tho surface; thoso whlto duck coats, trousers
and caPB; those summer flannels; thoso putlng costumes;
everything, anything that you wore last summer.
Just phono Tyler 345 and say: "Dreshor, I've got a
bundle of last summer's clothes that need cleaning and
pressing; please send your wagon."
Dry Cleaners and Dyers
2211-2213 Frnm Street, Oauiu, Neb.
Every Dollar Deposited to Open a New
Account in the SAVINGS DEPARTMENT of
THE MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK
Counts 100 Votes in The Bee's Panama Contest
Total deposits, $7,000,000
THE MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK
13th and Farnam Streets
I.UTHER DRAKE, President
FRANK i. HAMILTON, Vice President
FRED P. HAMILTON, Cashier
3. H. MEILE, Assistant Cashier
C. B. DUGDALE, Assistant; Cashior
NOTE; Votes will not be allowed for other then bona (Id new eavlnfi
accounts. Full number of votes 'will'1 be allowed up to sixty days hafore
close of corneal when a limit of 10,000 will be placed on each new account.
N0TICP TO CONTESTANTS
Vest Tnetday we will publish the
standing- of all contestants who hare
turned In their nomination coupons
or cash checks for rot in this con
test. (Jet your reoeipts In by Satur
day erenlnr, so that your standing
will appear In the list, thus letting
your friends know that you are competing-
for a trip to the Panama exposition.
name. , of votes.
&.";V.M" ' 2.904,674
nth A. Pinner 3,749,346
Charles Hall V.' ,.1,704.723
t o. x. zrrstrom
Robert Ziewls Kowman
I Mary J. Aberly
.vaiuei a. feangreld. . . .
Mr. a. B. Smith
"OIWIH POttS. .
Clyde J. Z.nth.r.
Pred Kern...,..,j !. ...
Qrace JB. Baker. Beatrice, ITeb..
Kerbert C. Wells
W. J. Kettlen
parts Slmonsou, mica, Web....
Harry J, Sererson
Minor a. Kennedy
Herbert O. Xmndon,
Marie R. Hirers,
Jennie X, Washburn
Charles O. Thomas.
Myrtle O. Xarrlsoa
Mrs. James Mortlmore
Mrs. Robert T. Jones
James X.. Xnlakofsky
T. o. Thompson
Mrs. Qeortre S. Evarta
Paul Xorfon , ,
Henry S. Ring-
Mrs. Lillian Lowden..,..
Samuel X. Booh
John Pliokir ,.
Harry Srney t
Mrs. E. Beveridga
Mrs. Pinna Circle
james o. wisely
Sara lee , .'.
H. W. Beoker
Mrs. Jennie Martin
Xdlllan rriokson, Kearney. X'eb.
John Cepleoha. Burwell. Web...
Bars. Battle Osburn
How to Win a Free
Trip to the Pana
nnlra of Content.
1 The Bee offers mid will award three
round-trip tickets and expennes to the
Panama Exposition, tho total cost of each
trip to be $200, as prlies to the three con
testants having the greatest number of
points at the close of the contest
t This contest open to everybody ex
cept employes of advertisers on this page
und of The Bee.
1 Tho contest page will be published
one day each week and will run for a
perloJ of one year.
4-Foliits will be fliured on the basis of
one point for each 1 cent shown on cash
checks or receipts for purchases made
from advertisers on this page.
6 Cash Checks must be deposited at or
mailed to "Panama Contest Editor" The
Bee not later than thirty days from data
of payment of name and receipts will be
Uiued for them.
Contest to oldie November t, 1914. All
rash tickets und receipts mutt bo turned
Into Tbe Bee office n t inter than 9 p, m.
on closing day of contest, or it mailed,
must be -postmarked not later than that
Panama Canal Facts
Total length of canal M mnrs
Salt water, channel to Gatun
dw-ks T m'.lea
Fresh water, datun lake and
Culebra cut M mile
Fresh water. Pedro Miguel lock
to Mlraflores locks 114 mile
Salt water, .Mlraflores locks to
Pacific stt miles
Width of channel.. 300 to 1,000 feet
Minimum depth, salt water... '.0 feet
Minimum -depth, fresh water 41V4 feet
Total angles In canal GOOd 51 m
Sharpest angle, Tabernllla C7d 10 m
Total excavation to September
. . 1I3 211.(48,198 cii. yd.
HemalnlnjT to bo done.... 21.304.SOI cu. yC.
Total concrete construction
6,000.000 cu. yd.
Time of passage throuKh canal. ...10 hours
Time of passage throiiBh locks... 3 hours
Work begun by Americans May 4, 1904
timiiiser ul men empioyeu, aver
age Steam Hhovels employed..........
Hallways earn employed
'"luKts employed ,
francs, plledrlvers, barges, tugs and
iHiiHciianeous machines employed.. 2K3
hfctl mated total cost 3T5.O0O.OOO.00
I'lrst vessel went Into Ga-
lorkn Sent 6 1S13
Water let Into Culebra cuui.Oct! "l," 1913
CJamboa dike blown up Oct. 10 1913
Jocks throl,Kh Mlraflores
Official iiate''orope'ninK'.'.':.'.'.'.'jaCn: ml
Length o .
Width at bottom. . . . . . . .'. . . .V: V " jw vS?
Width at top . . i o U ml?;
Ueepest excavation..:.:" .".. "rit
lrvK? e.,,th,f excavation 120 feet
'mttVaV,(1 hy thc Pencil . 20,419.720 cu. yd
AJiBJ"nl """mates 89,791,493 cu yd
An?cd,r0,xcnva,lon' account 5 '
to t 2' ilc' about; 2?,o:o.ouo cu. vd.
Total excavation by
Americans to date.
Largest slide, Culebra.'.'.':
Width at baio
1.728,749 cu. yd.
4.S23 nn. vri
10,000,000 cu y,l
Width at water level 400 feet
Width at top 100 feet
Height 116 feet
Volume and rock and clay .22,100,00 cu.yd.
Area 164 sq. miles
Hetglit of surface abovo sea level. 86 feet
Water capacity 188,00O,On0.C5O cu. ft.
Area of watershed 1,320 sq. miles
Minimum depth, rainy season 47 feet
Minimum depth, dry season 39 feet
Length over all 3,m ft
Width over all 3M ft
Volume of concrete con
struction , 2.043,730 ru. ft.
Width of side walls at base S2 feet
Width of side walls at top 8 feet
Width of center walls So feet
Height of walls SI feet
Dimensions of lock cham
bers 1.000x110 feet
Depth of water In lower lock
chambers .' 40 feet
Depth of water In uppor lock
chambers UH feet
Length of loctj gate leaves 3 feet
Height of lock gate leaves. ..47.4 to M feet
Weight of largest gate 1.4S3.70O lbs
IS READY TO DISTRIBUTE
A remarkable official publication on
tho Panama-Pacific International expo
sition Is ready for circulation, and It Is
announced that Its distribution through
out the world will be made by the
HenVngton Typewriter company. The
Intrusting of such a function to a
private business house Is a new de
parture In exposition management.
This action has. been decided upon by
the committee having the matter In
charge, because' the Remington Type
writer organization, with Its six hun
dred and fifty-eight offices covering
every continent and country on the
globe, Is tho best available agency
through which to make the distribu
tion. Tho handbook Is distributed free
to those Interested, and a copy, may
bo obtained for the asking at any
Tho Persistent and Judicious Use of
Xewjpaper Advertising Is the Road to
FREE NOMINATION COUPON
GOOD FOR 1000 VOTES -
Send or bring this coupon to the "Panama Contest
Editor" of tho Bee and you will receive lOQD votes in
tho Pnnama Contest. "Only ono coupon" will be credited
to a person.
OU SHOULC send all your
washing to this laundry for
the very good reason, that
it will pay you to do so.
J Have you ever counted the cost of the
old way? Wash day the bluest of all
days in the week steamy rooms mixed
odors hard work and rasped nerves,
besides the cost. of soap, water, fuel,
blueing, starch, washwoman's wages,
meals, and car fare.
fP And after all, you cannot equal the qual
ity and purity of the work that goes
daily from this modern laundry to many
happy homes in this city.
( KIMBALL LAliNJffiff
1507-09-11 Jackson Street.
Phone Douglas 919.
One of tho most Important conventions
to bo held at San Francisco during the
Panama-Pacific International exposition,
will be the International Engineering
Congress., of which the chairman will be
Colonel tleorgu S . (loiithals.
The Danish pavilion at the Panama
Pacific International exposition at San
Francisco In 1915. will bo a reproduction
of the Old Castle Kronherg at Klslnore,
made famous by Shakespeare as tho
scene of his tragedy, Hamlet.
Sir Thomas Llpton, Is building n ntw
yucht to compete for tlm international
cup at the international Yacht races to
take, place at San Francisco during the
Panama-Pacific International exposition.
President Woodrow Wilson and King
George of England have offered trophies.
Military drills by organizations from
the Armies of many nations will be a
feature of tho military display at the
Panama-Pacific International exposition.
It is probable that more than (0,000 sol
diers will be quartered at the presidio
grounds adjoining tha exposition slto dur
ing the summer of 1315.
The tower of Jewels, the dominating
architectural feature of the Panama
l"aclflo International exposition to be
held in San Francisco, In 1915, will lx)
covered with hundreds of thousands of
iridescent lev. els cut rrom the hardest
crystal, and hand polished. These Jewels
will be hung In such a way that they
will tremble and sparkle continually from
the natural vibration of tho miimlng.
Tha live stock exhibit at tho Panama
Pacific International exposition at San
Francisco Ih 1916, at which all the great
cattle and stock raising nations will dis
play, wjlll cover slxty-flvo acres. One hun
dred and seventy-five thousand dollars
has been set aside by the exposition
management for premiums and prlxes for
live stock, and the sum of 147,000 haa been
raised by breeders' associations In the
United States and abroad.
D. O. Lively, chief of the department of
live stock for the Panama-Pacific Inter
national exposition, and one of tho com
missioners sent to South America by the
exposition, has returned to San Fran
cisco after an absence of s)x months. The
countries visited by the commission In
clude Venesuela, Uraxll, Uruguay, Argen
tina. Chile, Bolivia, Peru and Panama,
each of which has promised substantial
representation at the exposition.
Paul Manihlp. the talented young
American sculptor who recently won the
Helen Foster Harnett pnso ut ihe winter
exhibit of the National Academy of
Design, will be repreaentd at the Panama
Pacific International exposition by four
vertical groups. Kternuy and Cnanue.
"Order and Chaos." "Music" and "The
Joy of living.'1 These four groups will
stand upon the upper ramps of the
sunken garden In the Court of theUnl
verse. The social economy exhibit In the Palace
of Education at the Panama-Pacific In
ternational exposition will be an exhaus
tive International social survey. It will
contain a day nursery where children will
receive care according to the latest scien
tific mthr.l aIb..a. . V, , l ii .
Illustrating particular systems of educa
tion, laboratories where research work
and experiments are Illustrated and ex
plained, safety devices In Industrial op
eration, and the like.
The loan exhibit to be housed In the
Palace of Fine Arts during the Panama
Pacific International exposition at San
Francisco in 1916 will, without exaggera
tion, be the greatest art collection ever
assembled. The exhibit will Include many
famous old masterpieces which never be
fore have been allowed to leave the mu
seums and galleries of Kurope. where
they have been hoarded. The contempor
aneous exhibits from the various nations
of Kurope and the new world will com
prise the very best work of all the best
Benj. Franklin Said-
"Wealth is not his that has
it but his that enjoys it."
Poor Rtchard'a Almanac.
You can protect the health of
your family and insure comfort in the
home by using an Electric Radiator.
In the bath room and nursery it pro
tects the little ones from chills and
draughts and aids in keeping them
well and strong.
The Electric Radiator
for Cool Mornings and Nights
Chill mornings and cool evenings at
this time of year demand some quick,
Convenient method of heating. It is an unneces
sary expense to operate the furnace for a few
hours each day. The Electric Radiator heats
quickly; can he moved readily from one room to
another and is safe and convenient. -
We Can Sell Right
Because We Can Buy Right
One hundred and fifty brnncli stores in operation
through Nebraska and Iowa, and more added every week,
AT WE SIGN OF
VP me GOLDBi STAIRS
ll i i i l
ii isiiiwsi mm niiiMiiiiii minium n i -
Combination Sale of
The A. Hospc Co. is selling; pianos this week, in
groups or combinations, at
$75, $100, $150
$1 75, $200 and $250
The list contains instrunient,s-such as Prior, Hospe,
Hiuze, Steinhauer, Bush k Lane, Kimball, Korl, Etc,
all sold at you own term?. Remember this sale includes
new as well as rebuilt pianos, and many real bargains
are included in the list. . " . - t -
A. HOSPE CO.,
1513 Douglas Street.
Our 40th Year.
You Really Save Both Time and Money
When You Buy Your Drugs at One of the Four
Sherman & McConnell Stores.
You save time, because wo have the article asked ftfr, 996 times
out of 1,000. You save money for the reason that oiir prices are
generally a little lower seldom VERV seldom any higher. You
get fresh and genuine goods, of courso, for our stock is on the move
ail the time and purchased direct from manufacturers in most cases.
Yen, We Do Sell
Some Other Good Kinds, Too
Twenty-two Shades, in Trans
parent Colors and Enamel.
TOILET GOODS AT LOWEST OUT PRICES
25c Cutlcura Soap 17c
59c Carmen Powdr l!9o
ROc C'nnthrox 39o
25c Trostllla ' 14o
25c Tiz for tender feet 14o
BOc Viola" Cream for ...19o
26c 4711 White Rose Koap....l2o
2f,c "Woodbury Facial Boap. . . ,X4o
Hydrogen Peroxide, 1 -lb. bot. .B9o
J.lnterlne 9o, 14c, S9c, 53 o
26r I.yon's Tooth Powder 14o
50c Melvlna Cream for.' 39c
25e-Mazatta TUcuinfor.. l4o
25c Mertnen's Talcum Powder,
four kinds .120
J1.60 Oriental Cream, OpurauriV.
25c Packer's Tar Soap 14c
BOc Peuecco Tooth Pafte 89c
11.00 Plnaud's Llac Vegetal.. 49c
Delightful down-stairs soda and light lunch roomB at The Owl,
16th and Harney streets, and also at 16th and Dodge streets store.
SHERMAN & McCONNELL DRUG CO.
Corner 16th and Sodfa Streets. Harvard Pharmacy, 34th and yarnam.
Owl Drajf Co., 16th .and Harney Sts. Xojral Pharmacy, 307-309 W. 16th.
Omaha Electric Light &
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eon, a newspaper engraving plant produces cuts that th
ordinary printer can use and get good results.
If you have some engraving to be done, send us tin,
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