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THE OMAHA SUNDAY IJKH: FEBRUARY 21, 1915.
WANT BUILDING REPAIRED!
Tenants of Board of Trade Build
ing Divide on What They
LEASES RUN UNTIL YEAR 1919
When E. M. Morsman Rets back In the
city after being gone a few days ha win
ba facing a little difficulty In regard to
what to do with the Board of Trade
building alnca the fire a difficulty that
involves the tenants and the leases. The
lease run until 1919. The tenants are di
vided on the matter as to whether they
want to force the stockholders to put up a
building, and let their Icaees run their
normal course on that corner, whether
they want to force them to repair tha
old building in the shortest possible time,
or whether than want to move out and
forget the leases.
A certain clique of the tenants Is being
banded together to demand the Immediate
repairing of the building and the putting
of their offices back Into shape ao that
the tenants may occupy them until tha
termination of the lease. Others of the
tenants are not In sympathy with this
movement, as they hold the fire which de
stroyed the office rooms and made them
uninhabitable necessarly terminated the
In the meantime the wreckers are at
work taking down salvage, removing at
least the 'upper two floors In mmnlim-
with the orders of City Commissioner
wunneu. At the same time they are
dragging out the wrecked parts and
charred material of other floors that
must be removed at any rate, whether the
building is repaired or robullt eventually.
Ordered to Meet
in This City Soon
George Cosmas, secretary of the Royal
Greek consulate of Omaha, Issues the
following proclamation by order of the
iGovernment Hellrniqiie all the reserve
officers of all arms (excepting the re
turned and dismissed) residing In the
consular territory, comprising the states
of Nebraska and North and South Da
kota, are obliged to appear In person at
the office of the Cbnsultate at Omaha,
Nebraska," between the dates of March
2 and April 11, 1S15, to furnish Informa
tion as Will there be indicated.
NEW PRESIDENT OF NEBRASKA
w i '
Manley is Back from
A permanent organization on river
navigation was effected ,in Pt. Louis
during the two days' conference, which
was attended" by J. W. Gamble and
Robert H. Manley as representatives from
Omaha. Mr," Manley -has returned and
Mr. Gamble Is expected back In a day
This was a conference to consider the
kind of terminals to be decided upon for
the various cities that are planning for
river navigation. There were representa
tives present from towns along the Mis
souri, Mississippi and Illinois rivers, from
Minnesota and New Orleans.
Ex-Governor , Eberhart of Minnesota
presided at the meeting. He appointed a
committee' consisting of two men from
each of the several states interested, to
constitute an official body, whose func
tion will be to keep Irt direct touch with
the cities' planning on river navigation,
and co-operate with them. J. W Gamble
and Robert Money were appointed as
the members of the committee from
"It was the general feeling," said
Manley, on returning, "that whatever
develops along the Una of river navi
gation, it will be of necessity along fines
that are not antagonistic to the rail
roads, but that it will be conducted in
inch a way that each type of transporta
tion will be a benefit to the other."
Matters Trial Will
Be Resumed Monday
The trial of Thomas II. Matters In fed
' cral court, which was halted Friday
morning by the illness of one of the jurors
and was postponed by Judge Youmans
to Saturday morning, was further post
poned to Monday morning, when it be
came apparent that the sick juror was
not well enough to go on .
The. other eleven purors put In their
time as best they could In the jury
rooms of the postoffice building and at
their hotel and taking walks in a body.
They are in charge of a bailiff and
have been In his charge since the trial
started twelve days ago. They cannot go
to their homes or go anywhere away
from the Jury party.
Monday Is a holiday, Washington's
birthday, but it will not halt the Matters
trial if Juror Kohlmelor is well enough
to take his place in the jury box.
Wheat Makes Drop
Account War News
Germany blockading the English ports
had the effect of driving the wheat prices
down fully & cents again. On the Omaha
Grain exchange the cereal sold at
to $153, with a weak market during the
Corn was not hit as hard as wtutat. but
It was oft a cent, or more, selling at 65
to TWt cents per bushel.
OaU lost about a cent, MV4 cents be
ing the highest price paid during the day.
Omaha grain receipts continued light,
there being but fifteen cars of wheat,
forty-one of corn and seventeen of oats
on the market.
3. 3. Jennings of Gothenburg, newly
elected president of the Nebraska Hard
ware Dealers' association. Is raising up
a family of hardware men, having
himself been In the business since he was
18, back in Iowa, and exactly a quarter
of a century In the business at Gothen
burg. He also has a son and son-in-law
In the business. One son, G. K. Jennings,
has been with the Wright & Wilhelmy
company for eleven years, and Is now on
the road traveling out of Lincoln. He
has a son-in-law, H. A. Iainsnn, with
the same firm, who travels out of Has
tings. Mr. Jennings was born In Iowa In 1862
and began clerking in a hardware store
when 18. The next year he began learn
ing the tinner's trade In the same store.
He worked at the tinner's trado for a
number of years at various places, until
he came to Nebraska and Jointly with
E. J. Spaulding established the hardware
firm of Jennings & Spauldlng at Gothen
burg. He has always taken an active Interest
in association work. He was director of
the state association In 1912, 1913 and 114.
He was a delegate to the national con
vention held at Indianapolis in 1914.
Widow of Brigadier
General Passes Away
Mrs. Ellzalteth J. Dennis, widow of the
lato Brigadier General John D. Dennis,
died about 5 o'clock yesterday morning
at the home of her grandson, Franklin
English, 2010 Poppleton avenue. Mrs.
Dennis was 76 years old and has spent
the last twenty-five years of her life In
Her husband. Brigadier GenerX John
D. Dennis, died fifteen years ago. He is
buried In Forest Lawn cemetery here and
Mrs. Dennis will be laid at rest in the
Surviving Mrs. Dennis are two daugh
ters, Mrs. E. C." English and Mrs. A. L.
McGIll, both of Omaha.
Faces As Fair
As An Orchid
Are Possible When Stuart's Calcium
Wafer Are Used After Meals to
Clean Up 8k In Kruptlons
When a face is covered with blotches,
liver spots, pimplee, blackheads, etc.,
Stuart's Calcium Wafers will act like
same magical charm. However, there
is nothing magical about them. They
are nature's own way of ceasing the
human blood and preventing it from
filling the surface of the body the
skin with pimples unci little skin eruptions.
Lad Sprains Ankle
Hooking on Wagon
Harold Ledwlch, aged II yearn, living
st 1517 Georgia avenue, sustained a
sprained ankle when his foot became
caught in a rear wheel of an Alamlto
wagon upon which he bad been hooking
a ride. He was attended by Dr. C. B.
Foils and removed to his home in the
police emergency car.
PIONEERS' REUNION. IS .
PUT OVER TO ARBOR DAY
T reunion of the Douglas County As
sociation of Nebraska Pioneers, which
was to have been held, at the Masonic
Temple February 22, has been abandoned
In honor of Martin Dunham, a past presi
dent of the association, whose funeral is
to be held at that time and place. The
reunion will be held Arbor day, April 22.
"2,th y STUM.
Ihe abiuistiing ot all skin disorders
must begin with the blood. Lotions,
sales, cosmeth's. etc.. will do no ma
teilal good. The trouble comes from
within and there tne remedy must be
If you really desire quick action and
at the same time a common et-nae, nat
ural, harmless blood purifier, then
btuart's calcium Wufers is this remedy.
The correct and best blood purifier
Known 10 science is (Jaicium tiulphlde.
This great cleanser Is contained in nrouer
quantities In Stuart's Calcium Wafers
and that is why all blood troubles and
kin blemUhes rapidly disappear after
An unMghtly and rimnly face due to
impure blood Is one of the most disgust
ing sights one ran see. and vet all
about us. upon the streets. In the the
ater, when traveling, etc., we see these
There is no need for this condition if
you will take Stuart's Calcium Waters
datlv and keep all salves, lotions, cos
metics and other harmful preparations
from cloKKing the pores.
Every first-class drugxlnt In this coun
try carries Stuart's Calcium Wafers,
which sre pleaMant to take, harmless,
and mav be obtained for 60 cents a box.
A small sample packago will be
mallei free bv aidrt'HMing F. A. Stuart
Co.. 175 Stuart Bid.. Marshall. Mich.
are purely vegetable, sugar
coated and absolutely free
from injurious substances.
A Perfect Laxatire. For in
digestion, biliousness, torpid
liver and constipation, they
do not gripe or
leave any bad af
ter effects. 25c a
box If yoor drug
gist cannot supply
you, we wili
Writ far I
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Sunday, Feb. 21, 1915
STORE NEWS FOR MONDAY
Eurgess-Nash Company -
Phone D. 137
Ami Innipiptir,9g Sampl
Mini I Hanii Bm
ndlay at 1,
George Washington Was Famous
for His Honesty and Integrity
THIS STOKE is hewing to the sanv?
principles in quality of its mer
chandise, the fairness of its pricings
and its high standard of service.
The same standards and ideals that
immortalized floor go "Washington
have caused this store to assume the
foremost place in the ranks of the
mercantile institutions of the middle
West in just a little over twelve short
But this is only the beginning;
there are greater things to happen at Sixteenth and Har
ney for this is a store that has builded its foundation on
truthfulness in advertising and presentation of merchan
dise as well as on quality and superior service.
You will find infinite satisfaction in deajing with such
a store. BURGESS-NASH (X)M PAN V.
Bags Intended to Retail at $3.50 to $10.00
EKE is without doubt the biggest leal her goods special we have ever offered.
snnipie line oi ono oi xiio
largest leather goods import
ers in New York. The bags are
nil the very latest ideas in ;i
great variety of styles, practic
ally only one of n kind, in real
and Russian Morocco, Vnchet
te. Tnnir. Calf. Errnsp. otr
' 17 . 1 - . . .
Every bag is equipped with the very newest fit
tings and were intended to retail at $3.50 to
$10.00. Your choice, Monday, at
Better Set Your Alarm Clock for an Early Breakfast
So you can be here when the door open, for nuoh values as these will certainly be snapped up quickly.
' Barg-iss-sTash Co. Xaln rioor. '
These Beautiful New Spring DRESS
GOODS Monday at 75c the Yard
THE collection includes storm and French serge, batiste and pop
lins, 42 to 44 Inches wide, in a splendid range o new spring
Covert Cloths $1.50 and $1.95 a Yard
54-ineh covert cloths In the wanted shades of sand, putty, tan and
battleship gray. Unusual values at $1.60 and $1.95 a yard.
Burffsss-XTssh Co. Main Tloor,
New Percales in Basement, at 12ic
Our new yard-wide percales are converted on high grade
cloth, styles carefully selected from productions of the best
designs. All the fancy dress and novelty shirt- i
ing designs, at yard "2
Irea Prints, SHc
Standard dress prints, QJLf
light and dark styles, yd. U2
Bleached Sheota, 50c
Heavy, good wearing, seamless
bleached sheets, size Ef
8c Crctonnen at 5c
27-ln. fancy cretonne for com
forts, draperies, etc., 8c C
Itlearhetl Muslin, 4Wc
Yard wide soft finished bleached
muslin and cambric,
Barg-sss-STasli Co. Eoonomy Bsssmsnt.
35c Kitchen Brooms Monday at 19c
KITCHEN brooms, 4-sewed, good heavy quality broom
corn. Regular 35c quality for 19c. . ,
50c Parlor Brooms Monday, 30c
Five-sewed, extra heavy parlor brooms, first quality.
Long heavy brush. Regular 60c quality, Monday, at, 39c.
Featuring Japanned Ware
We carry a complete line of white, black and oak Jap
anned ware. Specials for Monday:
Uih. i U'
Japanned foot bath
tub, $1.00 value,
Bread boxes, black
japanned, small size,
39c; medium, D9c.
and large 75o
Bread boxes, white
japanned, small size,
79c; medium, 98c,
and large . . . .$1.75
Bread boxes, oak jap
anned, . small size,
76c: medium, 89c,
large for ... .fl.lu
Cake closets, black
Flour bins, black
japanned, 26-lb. size
69c; 60-lb. size. .MM
Flour bins, white
japanned, 26-lb. size
98c. 60-lb. size $1.50
Flour bins, oak Jap
anned, 26-lb. size
98c, 60-lb. size $1.50
Black Japanned Dust
Pans, covered top,
26c kind 15o
BBrg-MS-sTasb. Co. BMtmnt.
Bond boxes, black
lafge size c
Japanned lunch box
es, 26c size 10c
Spice sets, Japanned,
7 pieces, tray and 6
spice boxes . . . .25o
different colors, .loc
Infants' bath tubs
$1.76 size ...$1.30
Infants" bath tubs
$1.50 size $1.10
A Charming Display of New Spring Silks
Will Greet You at Burgess-Nash Monday
A DISPLAY embracing some of the very latest weaves and fancies in silk making
beautiful, rich new shimmering silks that are attracting greatest favor everywhere
for spring. Among them are : i
NEW SILK FAILLE For dresses
and suitings in an extensive range
of new shades. 36 Inches wide.
Fancy Silks, Were 85c to
$1.00, at 59c
Including foulards In pretty new
designs, brocaded taffetas in pret
ty shades, kimono silks In pretty
new styles, 24-lnch all-silk pon
gee, natural color and plain stripe
and fancy messallnes.
ORO DEJ LONDRE A new weave
In a wide range of plain shades;
also pretty assortment of fancy
and two-tone effects.
Silks Were to $1.50,
Including 4 2-Inch silk poplins ia
all shades, 42-inch all-silk crep
de chine, new shades; also a large
assortment of satin stripe wash
silks. 36 inches wide.
SOFT CHIFFON TAFFETAS
The silk In' greatest demand. In
plaint ahadea and many pretty
Silks Were $1.75 to $2.50,
Monday for $1.29
42-tnch heavy cascandnes for
silk suitings in street shades, 41
inch canton crepe In plain shade.
Also some with neat designs la
two-toned color printed flfects.
Bnrrs-Kh Co. Mlu Floor
Here's a Great Sale of MATTRESSES
Scheduled in Economy Basement Monday
A ND it is certain to interest every housewife. The mattresses nre the highest class
-Ta. workmanship and the best material obtainable enter into
the making. The extremely low prices are duo to the over-production
of the raw cotton in the southern states and exporting
cut off by the European war. The mattresses are all full size.
southland Mattresses, usually $iz.du,
The Southland mattress has never beforw
been offered at such a low price made from
long staple cotton felt, weight full 60 pounds
handsome heavy art tick covering, extra
well made for full size beds. Will HQ QC
last for years. A $12.60 value, ntpOVD
Vicksburg Mattresses, Usually $10.03,
Full size, four-row stitched Imperial edge, heavy art
tick covering. All new staple cotton felt
full 60 pounds. Splendid value at
$10.00. On sale, Monday, at
The Standard full size cotton com
bination mattress. Sold regularly
at $4.60. Monday, Jo Cfi
at, each VwOv
i mm i'isjsk?wy.,s . .v .rr-t
Size 60x76, excelsior quilted mat
tress protector, usually sold at
$2.60; special, Mon- fV
ds.v. at J J7
Sorg-sss-Vash Co Bconomy BasstMB.
Carolina Mattresses, Usually $6.75,
Full size Carolina mattress, weighs 45 pounds. All
layer felt-rolled edge, covered with heavy ticking
Equal to the high coBt mattress. A . Q?A'7tZ
splendid value at $6.76. Monday, at.. ,PTTs O
Size 64x76 Inches, excelsior Quilt
ed mattress protector, usually sold
at $2.76; Monday, ytj
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