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THK 15KK: OMAITA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1914
Choice of auy man's
or ' young ' man's
spring suit in the
store that sold up to
'YOu know Benoott' A ! Thome CJ0thg--?m like
every one Is waklag up to the fact hat our fa the.
bout clothing In town. Here's chance to get one
of these superb suits at a ridiculously low price.
All new this ,prlng. most of them suitable for early
fall wear, If you wish. Styles classy but never ab- -
a surd. Sices to fit big and little men.
Here's a list of red hot
bargains from the Men's
$1.50 Bathing Suits, fine ones for. 05
One lot of $1.00 and $1.50 Belts for fjO
$1.60 and $3.00 Pajamas for 81.15
One lot or 50c Silk and Silk Knit Ties for 2T
A lot of 25c Wash Ties go for .10
$1.00 Athletic Union Suits for G5t
$1.25 and $1.50 White Pleated Shirts for 5
Shirt sale most uncommon
Summer Shirts, pleated or
negligee, French or atlft
cuffs. Hlies 14 to 17. Hold
up to $1.50; out they go at
Growing, Growing-Expanding as We Grow
Few stores have had so unpretentious a start as this. Twelve years ago it began in a little room on Doug-
las street. Some fifty feet of shelving, a few counters, a little stock and one clerk marked the beginning
But the high character of its merchandise and the fair treatment given its customers forced it 10 en
large four times in six years, when it leased its present quarters, then thought ample for years to eomeV
Now enlargement again, with still greater enlargement in near future. Second floor leased, elevator to
be installed, -workmen busy, stocks to be reduced to minimum hence price reductions that smackr of
the ultra radical in our
; ' $1.9.")to $25 Waists
of organdie, fcjwis
: - and voile, beautifully
trimmed and em-
GREAT EXP AN
Which Starts Saturday, August 8th
No pictures just plain bargain talk from Omaha's fastest growing store
$2.45 to $6.75
voile, silk crepe
flute, the sum
mer's most ele
gant styles.. . .
Little Tots' Dept.
WIIITK AND COIAllEI. BEACH ROMPERS
. 50c to 8 G kinds tor 33c
$1.00 and $1.25 kinds for 50?
$1.60 and $1.75 kinds for 80s
WIIITK DKKH8KH, FRENCH STYLE (3 TO 0 IRS.)
$2.95 to $3.85 ktnda for 81.20
$5.00 to $7.60 klnda for $2.t5
Ml OUT DHKKSEH, HOME HAND-MADE (6 MO. TO 1 YILi
$1.60 to $2.50 kinds for 05
$3.95 to $6.00 kinds for ..-81.85
INFANTS' LONG DREHHE8
$1.50 kinds for GO
$2.60 kinds for 81.05
(X)U)RED DRESSES, FRENCH STYLES (2 TO 6 YIW.)
85c to $1.25 kinds tor 405
$ 1.50 to $2.25 kinds for . -81. If
$3.60 and $3.95 kinds for $1.85
Any child's Straw Hut in
the Shoe Dept.
Wash, Suits newenl styles, fast colors, reg
ular prlres up to $2.00,
Wash Suits qualities exceptionally fine,
regular prices to $3. DO
All the $5.00 to $6.50 Knickerbocker Suits
reduced ' .t
All th $7.60 to $10.00 Knickerbocker Suits
WOMEN'S LOW SHOES
All leathers and fabrics, pump aod oxford pat
terns, values up to $5.00
MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S LOW SHOES
All leathersspring and low heels, button, lace and
pump patterns, worth up to $3.60- ,
the store, panainas
alone excepted ....
Any Woman's or
Straw Hat, includ- ft I nn
ing pttnarons, for . -U,UU
Ladies' Princess Slips (not
' very many of
then.) $3.30 value
Ladies ' 23c Embroidered and
Inithl Linen . IT-
Ladies' T0c Embroidered
Linen Hand- OCn
Ladies' $1.50 Silk Gloves, lfi
button length, black,
tans or gray
LADIES LINEN COLLAES
23c and 33c kinds for 10c
30c and 75c kinds for 25c
$1 and $3 kinds for . . G5
Ladies' Union Suits in Extra
' Tine Silk Lisle rrn
$1.00 values for yQlj
Ladies' fine tan Hos- n7n
iery, 50c values for .1 U
Bargains from the
Women's Suit Dept.
OMAHA'S FASTEST GROWING STORE.
1516-18-20 FARNAM STREET.
Here's the Department that goes into big second
floor quarters in September. Don't want to take
a single garment up there of this season's purchase
so prices reduced to accomplish the desires.
Women's and juniors'. Wool Spring Suits,
not many, sold at $25.00 to $45.00-
A few women's and misses' plain tail
ored suits that sold to $19.50
for . . .-.
Women's and Juniors' Swell Coats, silk
and fancy wools, sold for $35.00 .to $45.00,
choice for . . .'.
Women's and Juniors' Coats, newest
- styles and colors to date, sold for
v. . $12.50 to $29.50, choice for
Women's and Misses' Silk Dresses, very
desirable. colors and styles, sold for $i9.50
to $25.00, choice
Worrfen's, and Misses' Silk Dresses,
V ithe finest in towD, sold for $29.30 to
$45.00, choice . . . : :
Junior and Women's' Summer Dresses
.that ho'A for '$15.00 to $35.00
,llOW i . .",.', ;...'
'Junior and Women's Summer Dresses.
that sold for $7.50 to $14.73 choice
Junior and Women's Summer Dresses that
sold for $2.45 to $5.00
. 4 . j;"V
LESS DOGS; MORE DIAMONDS
Assessors' of State Make Report of
Conditions Orer Nebraska
APPEAL MADE TO THE O0VEEK0S
Wlfa ef Baaadera C'oaaly Maat Cea
vlrted r Aeaaalt Makes fceae at
lata Iloaaa Whta Realed
(Irmratir for Hnabaad.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., Au. T. (Special)
Dons are on the decrease in Nebraska
and diamonds on the Increase, If the
reports of tho asaese-ir of the state ara
to ba taken as authority on dots and
diamonds. Thla year the number of dogs
in tho state are riven as U.87& la UU
the number waa W!X9; In 112. lU.t0. and
In 19! I there were, lll.sr of the animala.
X'awpca county this year had the least
dor, the number being; thirteen, while
Case county Jut across the county has
1011 It Is evident that when the acaesaor
waa around that . moat of the I' a w nee
county- dose, were1 vtaitltig over In Gaga.
, . Diamonds in, Nel?raha are, valued. for
aaeaemeot purponeu, wtilch supoeed
to be one-f If th of actual value, at I137.0U
this year ltS the value waa Il27.;ig; in
Ml. Iia.m, and In 1911. Dougl
. kounty dlaniQnda ara aaseaaed at IIH.T26
and Lanuajiter sparklers at 1,M9.'. Uan-
. j K-r county, dianiuuds ara aeued at
j. " i HtMia llaa alyaterta.
'A woma'n said to be the wife" cf Oscar
'lweon, a convict from Paundera county
-nt 'up for a, term of tweWe "yeara.' tor
a8aulU-and who . applied for a pardon
at the eaaion of the board yeaterday,
' apiteared at the governn's office In be
tlialf of ber hue band. Oovernor Morehead
was unable to give tlio woman ai)y en
' vouragement that her husband would r-
eite axecutlve clemency, becauee the
' board bad not reported. Mr a. Lwaon fol
, owed the governor wut of the bu Idlng
a be waa on his way to the manalon
and being unable tu get any aallaf&cUon,
Irgan ehrleklng ami yulllng. Hha waa
uoa calmed by a woman, who was pa
Inn' through th ground, but later had
anotaher apell of hyateria at the north'
et corner of the grounda and another
ttowd gathered, she later disappeared.
Tkta Caadldata llaa tiara.
V. E. etearna of Scotta' Bluff county
who aerved in the lower houae of the
late legrtalauire at the last aaaalon, was
at the elate houae tbU morning. Mr.
toaroa Is agta a candidate for ra
noniinatkm dti the republican ticket and
ia not, worrying over tha outcome of the
primary as far as ha Is concerned, as
there la no ftilng agalnet him- Ills
rhanoea for election ara not worrying
him either aa the democrats have no
tiled against him.
The monthly report of Warden Keoto
at the ste4e penltenliary. filed with tho
governor, ahows that the population of
tbe prison has Increased from IS at the
end of June to SC4 at Ota end of July
Thirty were waived by oorantlttment and
cue returned front parole. Two were d.
ihargtd, thirteen pfc rolled and One fu
loughed. Of the cumber remaining, H
are malej and Icj feiralea
Saffraatete at ..eeekeoa.
.uffr&iMt of l-inoln ami. vicinity he)
a Ian-heou tutlay at toe LfiiJ.ll hoUl
In honor of Omer Qarwood Df Pnnver,
formerly asalatant prosecuting attorney
o ftha Denver district and now secretary
of the men's association of the national
organisation favoring equal right. Other
notable "suffragettes' at the luncheon
wars A. I Blxby, Rer. P. U Wharton
and Chairman Jacob North of the Lan
caster . county democratic committee.
Colonel John Q. Matter was not present
Food Department Feee.
The report of the state pure food,
dairy and oil department filed with the
governor for the month of July, ahows
that fees of the office for the montn
amounted to fiS.423.S7. Oil and (asolln
Inpectiona brought In t7,Ot.S7; permits,
S&.760; cold storage collections, tflio, and
the balanos In minor Items. There wore
LC71 Inspections made uurlng the month,
Twenty complaints received and four
State Fair Entries'
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Aug. T. (Special.) AU reo
orda for entries to 'the Nebraska-
stats fair were broken Wednesday, wlwn
3M were received by Secretary W. R.
Mellor. The rush Incident to hU 1U
state fair Is now on in the office of the
State Board of Agriculture. Entires for
the Better Babies contest and the class
races close August 17. Thla is the final
date for the entry of rattle, horsea, sheep
and swine, for publication in the official
catalogue. Eutrieal coming; In after Aug-
ust 17 for live stock ara not In
cluded In this publication. No entries
for the Better Babies contest or the class
races will ba received after August 17.
SKIRT AND BLOOMER DAY
CELEBRATED AT DEW ITT
BEATRICE, Neb., Aug. J.-(Spectal.)-
Tha "skirt and bloomer day" celebration
at DeWItt Thuradsy waa attended by
2.000 people. In the morning horaaahoa
tournament waa held, In which there
were sixteen contestants. J. V. Quack-
enbuah made the highest Score and waa
awarded a allvor cup. In the afurnoon
there waa a ball game between a team
of business men, attlrad In skirts, and a
bloomer girls' nine, the latter winning: by
snore of 17 to 1. There waa a parade
to the ball park preceding the game. In
which 1M automobiles participated. At
p. m. Governor Morehead, who Is mak
ing a campaign trip, through thla section
of the state, gave an address on the
main street of the town. A water fight
by the firemen and a ball In the svenlag
brought the day's program to a close.
. f , i . .. ... .
Rwi Nates ef West Palat .
WEST POINT. Nab.. Aug. T.-peclal)
-The first Chautauqua West Point has
ever had closed last evening after a very
successful week's entertainment.
R. B. Howell, republican candidate for
the nomination for governor, spoke to
small crowd here last evening from his
The city council has Just accepted and
adopted the, revised ordinances of th
city and revised and codified by Attorney
John II. Undale.
The copious rain which fell the night
of Tueaday and .Vedneaday has been of
Incalculable benefit to growing- crops.
Corn la new showing better than for
many yeara at thla time. - Late potatoes.
about which much fear was expressed oa
account of the abnormal dry, weather- of
July, ara making good growth and will
be a bountiful crop:
RAVENNA. Neb.. Aug. 7.-K8peclal.)-Chris
Rathjan. living about five mile
wast of Ravenna. loet his wheat crop by
fire. The threshing machine had Juat
started and threshed . out about fifty
bushels of wheat, when fire was -ls-
covered In one of tbe stacks. Seven
stacks of wheat were burned, but the
machine was pulled away In time to save
It from damaga.
RECIiMTIQNm IS PASSED
Measure Extending Time for Pay
ments it Sent to President. .
C0UGEES3 FLIES EXPENDITURES
Asaeadsaeat fa Repair Paysneat of
I a tercet Coaatraetlaa Caarg-ea
la Itrtekea fraaa the
Condolence to Wilson
(From a' Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Neb., Aug. 7. (Spedal.)-
Oovernor Morehead this morning sent the
following telegram of condolence to Pres
ident Wood row Wilson:
Hon. Woodrow Wilson. President of
the United Stales: My lear Mr. Preal-
dentIt Is with profound sorrow that I
learn of the death of Mra Wilson, and I
desire to tender you and your family the
sympathy of the people of the state of
Nebraska In this hour of your affliction.
and we pray that you may have the su
talnlna and comforting grace of our
"JOHN II. MOREHEAD,
"Governor of Nebraska."
GENEVA WORKMEN HOLD
MOST SUCCESSFUL PICNIC
(Front a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, D. C, Aug. 7.-(tpeolaJ
Telegram.) Both the senate and houae to
day adopted the report of the conferences
on ' the reclamation 'Mi, providing ex
tension of time tor water rigiita payments
from ten to twenty years and tbe meas
ure went to the president thla evening
for his slgnatnre.'
The Underwood amendment, the moat
Important one In the bill, waa left un
changed as It passed ia the Louse, pro
viding that hereafter eipendlturea on
projeou shall be authorised by congress
Instead of being left entirety to the sec
retary of the Interior wa at present.
This amendment waa opoaed vigorously
by Congressman Klnkald of the Sixth
district, and all the other members of
the committee on Irrigation at the time!
it waa under consideration In the house,
but they were compelled to give way to
an overwhelming majority In favor of
It. coneollna themselves, however, that
they defeated the' amendment to pay In
terest on construction charges, a feature
far more objectionable than the Under
Congressman Sloan of the Fourth Ne-
Vraaka district In a speech today during j
ennatderatton of tha railway mail Day .
bill In the house warmly championed the Qu'caiy
Several of German
Corps Held in Check
By Belgian Forces
PARIS, Aug. 7.(12:60 I. ' in'.) An offi
cial communication Issu.d by the ranch
war office a? half past eleven today says
the resistance offered to the Germans -y
the forts of Liege continues, according to
the latest advices, The fighting la of the
most serious nature. Up to the present
the advantage has lain with the Belgians,
0.000 of whom are holding in check sev.
eral German army corps. Several thou
sand Germans have been killed or
wounded or taken prisoners.
An official of the war office explained
the operations around ,Llege. lie said
there were twelve forts, six on each bank
of the river Meuse. Their distance from
the center of tne city, varies from 3V to
bhi miles. , .
Fort Flemalle sweeps both banks of the
river as well as the highway and the rail
road to Namur and crosses fire with forts
Hollogne and boncellea. Fort Hollogue
sweeps the Slope of Ans and the railroad
to St. Trond with the highway from Hol
logne to Geer. and the Brussels railroad
and crosses fire with the guns of Forts
Flemalle. and Loncin.
STOOPS' HELD TO tRAND JURY
Got anything you'd like to, swap?
the "Swappers' Column.".
Mfia Armiat Lexing-ton- Neb.,
' !ay "Be'Charged twith Bigamy; V
'.r ' ' ' ' "
IS ARRAIGNED - HT DES ' MOINES
Admits Risslm Away with Xaree
Matd'aad Marrying- Her Waea
BroaajM Bark to Face
( harsra ef Desertion.
(Prom. a Staff Correspondent)
VW MOINES, Ia Aug. 7.-SpeclM
Telegram.)! K. 8twp. a farmre, de
serted his wife and their three children,
marrying Rose Tlllary, a nurse maid, and
fleeing with her to Lexington, Neb., wag
arraigned today In justice court and com
mitted .to the county Jail to await grand
Jury action. It la probable that an In
dictment charging bigamy will te sought
Instead of a desertion Indictments Stoops
pleaded not guilty, but .admitted In pres
ence of -court that he had married Mine
Key to the Situation Sea Want Ads.
CHINA TRYING TO PREVENT '
. VVR IN CHINESE WATERS
PEKfNG. Aug. 7.-Cblria has Instructed
Ita ministers at Washington and Toklo to
request the .'United Elates, and Japan to
Join with China in an effort to prevent
hostilities In Chinese-' waters, and terri
tories because of tho far-reaching dangers
connected with them. - t ' V
The presence or Japanese warships eff
the German port of Tslng-Tau Is- gener
ally construed hero to mean that Japan
has entered the war.
The German authorities at Tsing Tau
have received reports that British war
ships have gone to Vladivostok to escort
a Russian troop ship to Klo-Chau for the
Investment of Thin-Tun.
SAC CITT. Ia.. Aug. 7.-Specia!.)
Charles E. Day, for the last two years
superintendent of the Lake View schools
and now principal-elect of the Early
schools In the same county, was mar
ried at Lake View today to Miss Etta
Bpencer, daughter of Mr. and Mra G. W.
Ppencer. Prof, and-Mrs.- Day will be at
home In Early after September i
BOSTON. Mass.. Aug. T-Australasla:
eliminated the- Brltlsn Isles from tha
Davta cup competition th'a year In
played straight sets doubles
cause of tha rural carrier setting forth match at the Longwood Cricket club to.
GENEVA, Neb.. Aug. 7. Special.) The
Ancient Order United Workmen picnic
yeaterday- was a huge suoceaa every way
The parade at noon waa a mile In length.
The floats and lodges followed tha Geneva
Military band, every lodge being repre
sented. A company of Geneva girls on
horseback In white, with colored ribbons.
waa the prettiest attraction. Tha lndua
trial school band led Its float, consisting
of a band of domestic workers, and the
girl Inmates following In blue and white.
Many of the buatneaa men had decorated
wagons. The prise for the best decorated
automobile was awarded to Cart Bene
dict; It consisted of trimmings of golden
rod. Tha first prlsa for float went to the
Eastern Star lodge, a beautiful white
creation, representing the five points of
the star: second to Geneva Industrial
school; third to tha Silver Link Re
bekah lodge, representation of Robekah
at tha well; fourth to the Highlanders,
a representation of a Scotch castle.
TEN THOUSAND ATTEND
PICNIC AT EAGLE
day.- Brookea and Willing from the antl-
podea. by a stonwall defense at the net'
followed up their '.wo victories In the
their side of raccnt adjustment
salaries by the paatmaster' general.
XI - Aln 1 1 .4 atUnMnn til tha fant
that a recent amendment provided that i singles yesterday by d-featmg Farks an
nu carrier should receive more than Sl.i Mavrogordato of Great Britain. -l. -!
annum, which ha said has always - v
between tha two countries 3 to In favor
There will be two singles matches to
Woataa Dies at Blaad Palaaalaa.
AC CITT. Aug. T.-(fipeclal )-Mra.
Edward B. Glass, wife of a farmer re
siding eouthweet of tha city, died thla
afternoon from blood poisoning caused
by the Infection of a aerate h- The de
cadent waa a daughter of J. T. Dolllson,
a well known stockman of thta com
munity. She Is survived" by her husband
and T-) car-old son. besides other rela
EAOLU. Neb., Aug. T.-8peclat.)-Tes-terday
closed the big two-day annual
Eagle picnic. Big crowds were In at
tendance both days. Matthew Oering of
Plattamouth and Wilbur W. Anness of
Otoe county, both republican candidates
for congress In thla district, were the
speakers. Frea watermelona, raoes of
all klnda, inualo by the Sprague band
and street attractions of high class,
aonga. the merry-go-round and hundreds
of other fine kinds of entertainments
made tha crowds happy Tea thousand
people were In F-agle during th two
been construed to mean tl.KO flat.
The Nebraska congressman pointed out
tha tha total number af carriers Is 43, 3W
and that the senate recently put on an j morrow. Brookes meeting A. H. Lowe and
additional appropriation of K3).000. Just Parke- playing Wtldlnir. but they will be
enough to pay 1100 mora than at present. In tha nature of exhibition affairs. The
He said thatthere wera S3 rural corrUrs! Australasian team will go to New York
In his district, nine having leaa than the ' tomorrow night to begin practice on the
standard route of twenty-four miles and 'courts at Forest Hills, where the chal
flva routes unrated, the remaining tjjilenge matches with the Americans wHl be
securing aa average Increase of but S held next week.
thus leaving more than one-half of the
additional appropriation to be ' turned
back into the treasury.
Mr. Sloan held that the plan of the
postmaster general would convert the
average rural carrier Into nothing less
than a solicitor of .out-of-town business In
order to swell his salary, a thing contrary
to the policy of the department for many
Dvaale Weddlaar at McCook.
M'COOK, Neb., Aug. 1. (Special.) At
tbe Methodist parsonage here today. Rev.
Neal Johnson officiated at a double mar
riage. Ross B. Osborn and Mies Iona
Stelnmets, both of this city, and Con
Schoup and alias Amelia Miller of Cul
bertaon. Neb., being the contracting
Colas MvTteeT ' -
If you want to know m advance what
pictures are going to be shown at your
favorite theater tonight read "Today's
Complete Movie Program" on the first
want ad page. Complete programs of
practically every moving picture theater
In Omaha appear EXCLUSIVELY In
Drafts far Haraaa lta'aeed.
HEMINGFORD, Neb.," Aug. t.-(Spe-claU)
A number ef cars of horses de
livered la the yarda here awaiting ship
ments had ta be returned to tha country
for a few days awing to the tact that
eastern banks temporarily refused 19
honor drafts for horses. I
1602 8. 10th SU
Phone D. 7586
) Low cuts of all descriptions, selected from our regular
stock. We never buy shoes for sale purposes. We only
hold two sales a year and this is our annual sale of Low
Outs. Prices are about Half.
Laird Hhober'a patent and gun
metal colonials. Cuban and Louie
beela; It. 00 values,
Laird Rhober'a patent dull and
tan Ruaala pumps; S3.O0 (fQ "IC
and Ss.6 values, now W
Wright d Peters' patent co-ed
pumps, also dull and suede punins:
Jt &O and tl.OO values. . 2 Q5
, s;j palra, amaU slxea. SS.SS
bargain table, your choice.
Zlegler Bros.' sirups, pumps and
coioniaia. patents, dulls and tuns:
14.60 and 14.00
Wright 4 Peters' aitln delsine
Cuban-Louis heel colonials: also
mat kid button oxfords;
l&.OD values, now ..
Twenty lines, all good makea, strap
and button oxforda. patents, dulls
, and tans; 13.50 values, aji MC
..1. nrlca . . . W 4. IJ
and 14.00 values,
BAIWJAIXS IN WHITE FOOTWEAR
Wa have included in this big Clearing 8ale every pair WHITE
FOOTWEAR, high or loV, in imported Iluckskln, Nubuck, Linen,
Puck and Canvas.
Johnaon Murphy's tan Jtusila
gun metal, kid and patent IC
oxforda. IS.60 vaiuss. now'
MclKmald Klley'e English ox
forda. In tan. Russia and JJA MtZ
metal, l6 00 values, now W eases j
Iloward aV Foster's gun metal, tan.
UurnlH and natent oxlorus. uunun
and blucher; 16.00 values, 4 AC
!SS palra. small slsee, of
Reynolda. Drake A Gabel's rubber
sole oxforda. in tan AQ Ir
I SO valuea. go
Russia: 14.(0 values, not
Excalsior Khoe Co.'s tan Russia
ana gun metal oxfords, Knglixh
ana L'awg lasta; 4.00
values, now at. . . .
. It prnnd maVea tans,
dulls and patent low cuts. 0 ir
S4 and 11. 60 valuea. now tfcia
broken linea, 13.00 and
BOV8 AM) VOl'THS' FOOTWEAR
Twenty Per Cent off on all Boys' and Youths' Taa and Gun
Metal Oxfords; also on all Hcout hboea.