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T1IT: BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, OCTOttER 2, 1915.
vS STATE FUNDS BRING
'Treasurer Hall Reports Receipt of
More Than $10,000 in La it
INSANITY TAX FEES COMING IN
Pardon Board Hears
About Smith's Record
(From a Stuff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Oct. l.-(Specinl.)-Sttf
funds deposited In various banks during
the last three months will bring the state
treasury In more than J10.000. according
to the estimate of State Treasurer Hall.
The Interest la now being received and
ttvmed Into the general fund.
The cash balance In July went up to
SI.GOO.0n0, making the quarterly Interest
much larger than usual. The general
fund, which was half a million dollars In
July, has now dropped to $2fl0,000.
On account of the opening of the uni
versity In September the university cash
fund, swelled by tuitions, has Increased
Treasurer Halt has notified the state of
Utah, at the request of the state treasurer
there, that It may retire its I40,0i in
bonds bearing 4 per cent interest as soon
as It desires. The bonds are due July 1,
Insanity Keea Come In.
Treasurer James 1'. Kelley of John
eon county has paid the state treasurer
2,6i0. the second installment of an old
insane fund tax, of wh.ch IS.00O is still
More Bonds Registered.
The state auditor has registered $2S,OH0
of Grand Island paving bonds, purchased
by a dealer In Grand Island.
Money to Philippine Holdler.
Another member ot the First Nebraska
regiment, serving In the Phi Opines in
ItKK, has been found and will receive
$31.8, additional pay or the time spent
on the state fair grounds before being
mustered in. He is Charles I. Cannon,
now serving as an army engineer in
Texas City, Tex. Some time after the
war the government made an appropria
tion to pay Nebraska volunteers for the
extra time they put In at Lincoln. Sev
eral thausond dollars of uncalled for
money still remains of the fund in the
hands of the governor.
Water District Appeals.
The Metropolitan Water district of
Omaha has appealed to the supreme
court a Judgment against It for tl.SUO,
secured in the Douglas county court by
Henry Thlcaeen, who was injured while
working In the plant.
v Inanranee proposal.
Clay Hamilton, a Topeka lawyer, has
presented to the State Insurance com
mission a proposal that a Kansas In
surance company protecting live stock
under a new plan of lump insurance be
allowed to operate in Nebraska. Other
companies insure each animal separately.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Oct 1. Speclal.) Informa
tion from the officials of Bison. 8. P.,
that Frank Smith, who real name Is
Ptvely, was suspected of the murder of
Ed Tarker, enlivened the sessions of
the State Board of Pardons today. Smith
was an applicant for a parole.
Parker, the South Paknta officials
claimed, turned state's evidence acalnxt
Smith while he was on trial for horse
stealing. They claimed Smith killed Tar
ker for revenge, his death occurring Just
after Smith's release from the Sioux Falls
penitentiary on parole.
Smith was given a rigid examination by
the Nebraska board, but dented he had
ever known a man by the name of
Parker. Inmate Bhubert, who was with
Smith, testified that Smith had known
Smith told the pardon board he had
to.O'iO and wa fully able to take car of
himself, lie admitted he was giilltjr of
stealing a horse In Pawes county, for
which he was sentenced to the peniten
tiary and said he had been In the state
only a few days when the offense was
The board took no action on his request
for a parole.
AMERICAN EXPRESS FILES
EARNINGS UNDER PROTEST
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Oct. 1. (Special. 1-Vnder
protest, the American Kxpress company
has filed with the Stat Hoard of
Equalisation under date of October 1, a
report of its gross earnings for the
fiscal year ending June SO last. The
Smith law provides a tax of S per eent
on the gross earnings of express com
panies, to be paid In to the state treas
urer In lieu of other state occupation
Nebraska Is credited with but llttte
more than 1 per cent of the gross earn
ings of he company, amounting to
H4.M1.. The t per cent lax on the
business which the company admits It
did In Nebraska would be In the netKh
bothood of HO.Hort. The tax becomes
due November 1, and Is delinquent after
The company claims the Smith tax Is
In violation of the I'nlted States constitution.
It Really Does Relieve Rheumatism.
Sloan's Ijtntmeiit does give almost In
stant relief. Nothing better for Rheu
matism. Packache and Sciatica. Only Zc.
All druggists. Advertisement.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Oct. 1 (SiwIaD- 'nuster-
Jackson, negro, has applied to the State
Hoard of pardons for commutation of a
thirteen-year sentence In the peniten
tiary for the murder In Omaha In 1910
of itufua Coleman. lie has served five
He claims that Coleman was killed In
self-defense after lie had threatened to
get Muster." He has ben a "trusty"
for two years In the penltetivary, and
operates thn confectionery store.
ARLINGTON MAN DIES
IN FREMONT HOSPITAL
FREMONT, 'Neb.. Oct, 1. (Special. )
Otis Swan, a farmhand, died at a local
hospital yesterday morning following an
operation. Swan was found lying beside
the Northwestern tracks west of Arling
ton early Thursday morning. He was suf
fering with a raiture of his skull and
was unconscious. He If supposed to have
been lying by the tracks for several
houra He bad no relatives so far as
local authorities have been able to lo
cate. He was unmarried and was about
T years of age. He hsd made his home
In the vicinity of Arlington for several
Apartments, flats, rouse and eottsges
an b rented quickly and cheaply by a
Ha Tor Rent,"
LAWN GRASS "SPECIALIST"
IS HAULED UP SHORT
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Oct, I. (Special.) "Minne
cota Kversreen." which Food Commis
sioner Harman claims la timothy pure
and simple, will cost W. W. Spooner of
this city prosecution at the hands of the
state food commissioner for alleged mis
representation. Ppooner was a lawngrass specialist
and had seeds.1 down plota for hundreds
of people. When he did soma work
for Jsmes Murphy, chief clerk for th
state banking department, and Murphy,
who happened to be a former inspector
in the food department, discovered tha
deception, reported tha resalt to tha
commission, Spooner Is as Id to have,
confessed. A complaint was ordered
filed In the Justice court on tha char,
of seed adulteration.
Pure Rich Blood
Dad blood Is responsibly for mora ail
ments thsn anything else. It cause
catarrh, dyspepsia, rheumatism, weak,
tired, languid feeling and worse trou
bles. Hood's Sarsaparllla has been wonde--fully
successful In purifying and en
riching the blood, removing scrofula and
other humors, and building up tha whola
system. Take It give It to all the fam
ily so a to avoid Illness. Oet It today.
Champ Clark Day
at Saint Joseph
ST. JOSEPH. Mo., Oct 1. Hundreds of
democrats from all over Missouri assem
bled here today to observe "Champ
Clark Day." The meeting waa planned
as a demonstration of Missouri's affec
tion for the speaker ot the national
house of representatives. The speaker.
his wife and their daughter, Mrs. James
M. Thompson of New Orleans, were here.
Mr. Clark will deliver an address to
night. A number of candidates for im
portant offices planned to announce
themselves during the meeting.
Bern Want Ads Iroduea Results.
THE STORE OF THE TOWN
This is the month
when you want
(he new suit
and Ours is
Man who Knows
will huy his
Fall Outfit. ;
if you like;
but you'll find
up to $40.00.
FURNISHINGS AND HATS
ARE READY FOR YOU NOW.
CEO. T. WILSON, Mir.
JOHN A. SW ANSON, Tres,
VTM. L. IIOLZMAN, Trcas.
Sir, in justice to yourself, before buying a dollar's worth of Fall and Winter clothing,
inspect our tremendous showing of Men's and Young Men's
V a " e A
From every standpoint we positively save you $5 to $10, be
cause no such values, no such styles or sue i assortment of models is to bo
found elsewhere nt these prices and with the courage of our convictions we urge you to compare
Every garment has been made up to our individual order to meet the high utandurd we demand.
The greatest wholesale tailoring organizations of Kovhester, N. Y.t and New York City employing
the most highly skilled journeymen tailors produce these clothes. The woolens nro selected by
our experts and every detail is watched to mako these suits nnd overcoats what they aro tho
acme of excellence atS15, $20, $25. '
More than a hundred distinctively different model., And thousand different patterns. Young Men'
swairger styles, conservative model for tho man who Insist, or "Young Styles" for the business man
Mho appreciate that "pep" in a mt reflect the spirit of the time. Kvery new hhade, new weave, new
model and every sixe up to 52 chest. All -np"r-Hons,
regular, stout, long. Ions; stout or short men'
pectal models a matchless showing at
SUk lined Chesterfield Overcoats $15, 820. $23 llalmacaans glQ to $25
Ilest $10 Sulta and Overcoat on
Earth Are Here.
Solid service, rood style, gooil mater
lbJs. honest workmanship. The extra
fabric value we nut In these $!'
clothes la no aerldent. We want th
110 man to et extraordinary value
our enormous volume of husin"i-s
takes care of the difference, I,eadln
shades, moflels ana mate
rials In suits and over
Intensely Interesting Exhibit of Finest Clothes
You men who demand masterpieces of the tailor's art-clothes
made of rare imported weaves, with every last detail worked
out with infinite cam we've a surprise for jou in just tho
clothes you're looking for finest hand tailored clothes in tho
world nt much less than von expected to pa v. '
Suits $30 $35 $40. Overcoats $30 $35 $10 $45 $50
M.a's and Young M.a's ttothlar Bseoad Floor.
A "New" Omaha
Plays llott '
Thousand of visitors
will come to Omaha dur
ing; Ak-Sar-Ben a new
Omaha awaits them.
Such progress and
prosperity will be, a rev
elation The whole town
ts being rebuilt, so it
New buildings, n
plays, new clothes, new
hats, new parades. Ev
erything Now, New, New.
And great among the
new Is this greater store,
this new-old store, dear
to the hearts of thou
sands. Today the Nebraska
stands forth the most
modernly equipped ap
parel store In the west
Hake yourself at home
Check rwr rrlps,
Use our tslephoasa,
Use ear Bsl Boom,
Blest yonr friends at
The Great Hat Shop
Invites Your Inspection
We're at your service with the most varied and largest -. M"
showinv- In the middle-west The most popular hat
tile eVf.on hot off the griddle. America's foremost makers
John B. Metson neDraiK
Hats at DeLuxe HaU
Others at 14.00.
$5.00 and up to
The season's hit
In soft and sUfi
Nebraska Special Hats
The cream of the market at.
TAILOUKO CLOTH HATS
Latest Broadway models.
Prices l.(VO and SS.OO.
New Fall Caps, 50c to $2.00,
rioor Baat Aisla.
Greatest Underwear Stock
For Men in the Wett
All are well known high grade makes, Vassar, Superior,
Corwlth and many others in cotton, wool mixed, worsted, silk
and wool and silk mercerized, medium and heavy weights. All
sizes, all proportions. Prepare for cold weather now and
choose front complete selections.
Vuloii Suits, $1.00 to S5.O0. Shirts or Drawers, 60c to $2.
A vast collection of
worth while in men's
shirts. See the new hl
color madras, and
other fancy weaves,
see the new silks,
Manhattans and other
fl.OO to $3.50
bilk shirts at
$3.50 to se.oo
Men's Hosiery K
Not a mere handful,
but great assortments
Dress, street and
driving gloves In all
weights and kinds,
from the leading
American to foreign
U5c to $2.50
$3.00 to $10
Larfet selections, 50c to $3.
very wanted make, 15c to $1.50.
Tloor South aecUon.
Nebraska Special Suits
For Boys7, f
lluilt for service and built as no
other store attempts to build
hoy's clothes (strong, sturdy, en
during, wear resisting materials.
Reinforced at till strain points.
Tants interlined and an extra
pair, like two suits, at $5.
Other two-pants suits, $2.50, $3.50
See oar wonderful Suits for Boys at $7.50, $10, $12
Boys' and ChHdren's Overcoat, unequsled yahies, $2.50-$10
Novelty Suits and Overcoats for children, $150 to $7.50
aTaw Boys' h 7p .. sooad Tloor.
Your New Fall Hat
At Millinery Headquarter
Where you will find the character and charm to
pleaso your individual taste.
$0.95 SCS.95 Q.95
More Attractiveness More Value in
Women's Fall Suits
"Why I wouldn't mention these suits in
the same breath with $,'?3.X) suits I have
been shown elsewhere," said a customer
yesterday. It's gratifying to have wo
men find out for themselves what great
values wo offer. Kvery day Styltex
.Suits win more cominen-
dation they're supremo a
Theae; suits are thoroughly representative of the most
authentic modes In Kur trimmed, lli-ald trimmed or llusniaii tail
ored models In llroadclolh, Iuet)nos, Whipcords, (Jabardins,
copies of premier designers brut creation In all fahlonable col
orings. Women's Suits Special at $19.50
They are the work of tailors who have been working almost exclusively on
our suit and who have put into them all the time necebttary to Rive them the
many little refinements found only in salts at higher prices. The materials
are Poplin, Broadcloth, Herges, Gabardine, in military, braid (tl Q CA
jnd fur trim Hied models. Extreme v.tlues at PXaVsO
Other stunning Tailormades 814.85 to $09.50
Sealette Plush Coats $17.50 to $49.50
The styles are the pick of the smartest far.hlons produced this season
as well as conventional straight line models. We Invite Inspection aud com
parison of these stunning Sealette 1'luMi Coats. Trimmed with Opushum,
Skunk, Dyed Marten, Beaver, Pitch and numerous other furs. I'obltlvely Uo
such values elsewhere.
Rtguar JIati lltqular $3. 60 Halt
We are specializing at tho
above prices and if you don't
think at $3.95, $6.95, $9.95,
you can find the latest adap
tations of the more expen
sive materials minus the
Inbel juice, give us tho op
portunity to convince you
that we can by comaring
our prices. Not the individ
ual profit on a sale but
prices based on a volume of
business means you can buy
here at a saving Come, be
Uvular ilt.60 llatt
Extra Special for Saturday
To prove our leadership in value-giving read
uie.e prices--great savings are quoted herewith?
All 1.40 shapes at 7.1c
All 9 1. OH shapea at . . . ,00c
All 2.J9 idiaiwa at . ill 2.1
All .VH shapes at ..Sl.tl)
All f.08 shaoea al . .Sl.OO
All 94.08 shapes at . .$2.40
All SJ.VUM shapes at ..ftf.Otf
All $8.08 shapes at ..$1.40
$3 Silk Petticoats $195
Made of fine quality peau
da cygne messallne and taffeta all
leading shades In the new "Kltrlte"
- fitted top model, f 3 values, at $l.t'o.
$3.50 Silk Blouses $945
Exceptional values In wash- " "
able crepe de chine, and fine striped
messallne. Colors while, black, flesh,
navy. Ixing sleeve models at $2.43.
Wtmii s W.arlaa' Apparel Third Floor.
Including hand-block hats of I.vnni lustrous hlsnlr valvaf
Many copies of imported shapes.
In addition to these low prices we will trim t! hats
free If trimmings are bought here.
KUllasiT Sapartmaat Third Floor.
Women's Fall Union Suits
The excellence of "Oilt Edge" union
suits is the result of combining tho
good loints of oil union suits making
a perfect garment. The values are ro
markuble. Gilt Edg union suits come
. in fine Egyptian, lisle, wool
mixed, silk and wool and all
wool Trices range from
$1.00 to $3.50.
Women's Fall Xe k wear .... 23c to $1
Kanry Milk Hosiery, at $t.OO
Women's Kilk Hosiery.. AOe to lAO
ew Kid (Uovrs, at USc to $lAO
Mala Floor Worth Saotla.
Mfn's, Youths' and lioys'
CO 0 0 If) Afl
NA.SWANSON.i -f J' J ' '""l yr-
rrrn nniTfi-ri . sc l'rJi
l.-OHHBCT At'I'AKKL, FOfl M.KN AND WOMEN.
Women's, Misses' and Girls'
Season's Newest Style-ideas,