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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 12, 1915)
THK OMAHA SUNDAY HKK: DKCEMnKU 12. 101.'.
These suits would ordinarily sell
at other stores for as high as $35,
but our enormous buying power
enables us to offer them to you at
this exceptionally low price.
They are handsomely tailored and
trimmed with fur and braid of
the highest quality. While they
lust, your choice, f QQ
$3.00 Down-5 1.00 a Week
To every purchaser of $5.00 or
over of our merchandise we will
stive freo a "beautiful doll. Buy
here and Ret a doll free for your
little Rlrl's Christmas.
ON BRYANJ) INQUIRY
Colonel Makes Tart Observations
About Attitude of Mayor Toward
PEACE PROPAGANDA FOR CASH
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B) DR. DELMERJUGENE CROFT
The Book of a Thousand Smiles
ONE HUNDREdThOUSAKD SOLD!
Tha book that ia making- people laugh,
well, happy, brave. money-burdened
frouch read It; tow ia a millionaire of
theerfulneas. A croea-eyed oftloa boy,
perfectly etralarnt, only ha looked crook,
ed, read It, aow he la a bank clerk. A
mlnlater, ao and that whan he aald grace
It froie hla coffee, read It, now la preach
ing to atandina room only. Hla chnroh
Janitor, a hard-luck aoat, ao poor If it
rained aonp he didn't have a buoket to
catch It in, read it, now la a aaleaman at
035 per. Several maldena of hope eaa
lmpoaalble area, rejuvenated their coe
moa by it, then married the beat men in
the world. Makaa the web-footed brain
'hit the atar-dnat trail'' of g-oiden euc
caaa. Fata velvet on the aaleaman's
tong-ne and ante the fame oat of the buy
er'a ear. Showa yon how to lova your
relatives and not be tnlaarable doing- It.
mie yon with daalre to live your life
all over again, though married.
Where it la sold mllla have atarted fall
time; they're baildiiur eohool houeee;
hlngea on eematery gates are mating;
undertakers going oat of bnsineaa; peo.
pla quitting the dying habit. A Sunday
eohool teaoher ears: "It beats the devi..'
That'a Juat ita purpoae.
A bank president aayai "Every bual
neaa man in the United States should
have yonr little book."
A great automobile maker sarst "It is
the biggeet little book I ever read.'1
A DOUBT, FEAR, WORRY CURE
Makes you a, world master by
Thought Waves, method wlih codes,
DEALEBI TTPVT.rED BT THR
OKAJaa MSWS COlCPirr. SOLD AT
ALL STEWS AWD BOOK HASnn. 9t
CENTS, OR BT MAIL, SS. CEOTT,
MEW XATEbT, CO KM.
The Best Bargains
lu Men's anil Ladies' Clothing, llats,
Caps, PurnUhLngs and bboes
For the whole family at
J.IIelphand Clothing Co.
814-318 North 16th St.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Dec. 10. (Special.)
Criticism by Mayor Charles Bryan of
the acts of certain democrats In fil
ing a petition placing the name of I
President Wilson on the primary
ballot as a candidate for renomlna
tion has prompted Colonel John O.
Maher to respond and he gives out
the following communication today
In answer to what has been said:
o much Interesting talk haa greeted
the filing of the Wilson presidential pe
tition in this Btate that I am convinced
now, more than ever, that what those
twenty-seven democrats did will find
general endorsement at the hands of dem
ocrats generally, as well as men of other
"Our petition could have extended yards
snd yards down the secretary's office,
but those of us who talked tho matter
ocr considered It of sufficient length,
and thought that democrats of Nebraska
would agree that It should contain nly
the tenulred numher of names. The sug
gestion for ita circulation came from a
point out In the state and we Lincoln
democrats were glad to circulate It.
Will ol Kmbarrau President.
"rtecent history made at our national
capital demonstrates beyond all doubt
that the filing will cmbarass any non
partisan program the presklent may have
in contemplation. For only the day after
tho receipt of the petition at tl?e White
House, President Wilson, himself, dined
tho entire democratic national committee
and freely talked with his 'political fam
ily' as to plans for the coming year.
"lie was given a Btrong vote of en
dorsement at the hands of tho committee,
too, a sentiment so inspiring that no one
could construe his position as other than
wholesomely and aggressively partisan,
lie In still the president of the people,
hut ho has lost none of his partisanship.
This, in my opinion, is a tribute to his
power and his broad-mindedness. He Is
all the more American because he folloms
"As to Charles W. Bryan's inquiries at
Washington concerning this petition there
is little to say. Mr. Bryan was given a
chance to sign the" petition. He did not
do so. The reason he gave was ethereal,
as I thought at the time. I am more than
ever convinced of it now.
Hoaat for Bryan Propaganda.
"Especially am 1 convinced of It when
evidence is laid before me of the personal
ends which Mayor Charles and hla
brother have In continuing their opposi
tion to President Wilson's policies.
"I find, for Instance, that the Bryans,
under the name of Mayor Charles, are
circularizing hundreds, yes perhaps
thousands of democrats In this and other
states working up sentiment against what
many people consider the president's most
important program. I find him in these
letters, dwelling at length upon the
'strong, selfish lobbies and interests,'
which, he says, are the chief ones back
ing the adequate defense program for
our beloved country. 1 find him excoriat
ing senators and congressmen, who are
standing behind this program, as too
closo to bis business to turn It down
or too unintelligent to disagree the mo
tives which he says, prompt Us proposal
at this time.
Cashing; Political Antics.
"I find Mayor Charlea citing. In his
fervor, the battle put up under misap
prehension to repudiate President Wil
son's program and then I find at the end
of this lengthy, unpatriotic tirade at one
dollar per against the Wilson policies, a
plea for restoration of the recipient's
name to the subscription list of the Com
moner. "It Is not enough that W. J. Bryan
should desert our president In a trying
hour. It Is not enough that he should
seek to belittle -'resident Wilson and
make the people of the country believe
that the president had turned his back
upon them and was about to go over
to big business.
"It is not enough that he should pro- J
pose a course for this country., which
would shame It among all people and be
an Invitation to pugnacious and design
ing nations to Ao us violence but now
he must come forward and collect money
for his activity!
"Verily this is the most sordid and
intemperate peace commercialism and
doctrine of non-resistance our country
has ever been called upon to witness'.
"There Is but one thing the earneat
citizen can ask himself aa he gales upon
this disDlav and that Is: How long will
it be possible for him to cash In his j
political antics at the boxofflce, and how j
long win ne oe auie.iu out-, mem i
the publio at bargain subscription rates
how long will a sincere and aerioua
minded and patriotic public endure these
Nebraska Live Stock
LINCOLN. Pec. ll.-The Nebraska IJve
Stock Sanitary board today raised the
foot-and-mouth quarantine of the slate
ss applied to shipments of live stock from
Wisconsin. The quarantine remains ef
fective against shipment from all other
states east of the Miss sslppl river. Cat
tle, aheep and hoga shipped from Wis
consin to Nebraska miwt not be eent
through any states east of the river In
order to pasa the Nebraska quarantine.
Abert Wobig, West
Point Pioneer, Dies
Back in Broken Bow
WEST POtNT. Neb., Dec. 11 (Special!
Albert Wobig. one of the best known
and most highly respected and sub
stantial citiaena of West Point and
plonef of Nebraska and Cuming county
j passed away at the family home In this,
city at the age of 70 years. Tho cause
, of death was a dropsical affection coupled
' with grave disorders of the heart and
, kidneys. Mr. Wobig was a native of
j tlermany. He settled In the old town of
, Fontanelle and was prominent In the
affairs of that place forty-five years ago.
From Fontanelle he came to West Point
and established the West Point foundry
' and machine shop, which he success
fully conducted for many years. He
leaves a widow and an adopted eon. Fu
neral services will be held Sunday under
the auspices of Jordan lodge, No. 37,
Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, of
which body he was a honored member.
BROKEN ROW, Neb , Pee. 11.-(Sn-rlal.)
Sheriff WINon has returned to
Broken P.ow from Independence, Va..
bringing with him Reee Hall, who Is
w anted here on a charge of horse steal-
Ing. Hall is alleged to have hired a. (
team of w. w. rarsons, a liveryman or
this place, representing himself as a
tarevllng salesman of groceries. Ho
drove the team to Oconto and after being
there a few days sold the horsea, harness
and buggy to John Thurman of that
place for 1100. Ho then disappeared. For
a long time the sheriff was unable to get
a line on Hall, but finally discovered that
the man had relatives living In Orayson
county. Virginia, and that his parents
i resided at Independence, letting In touch
with the sheriff therehe found that Hall
had returned to his home and immedi
ately started after him. In making the
trip the sheriff covered nearly 4 00 miles.
Let This Be
Gift at the
Everyone Baying Gifts for Men, Young Men and Boys Should Buy Them Here
"Guarantee Prices Fit Everybody's Purse"
FAIRBURY WILL HAVE
CITY CHRISTMAS TREE
Vse The Bee'a "Swapper"' column.
1'AlRBCnV, Neb.. IV lO.-iSneclnl.)
At a meeting of the Kalrbury Commer
cln lcluh In this city, steps were taken
lo hold a municipal Christmas tree In this
city. The matter was presented by Cliff
Crooks, whj made a talk In favor of the
project from a purely social standpoint.
The tree is to be lighted at 10 p. m. and
a committee of five was appointed to
carry out the plans.
Arrangements have also been made to
build a skating pond on the base ball
park grounds. The city council has
agreed to have the park grounds wired
and lighted. Dr. A. J. Coats Is behind
TWO MILLION DOLLAR
MORTGAGE AT COLUMBUS
COLfMBL'S,, Neb., Dec. 11. -(Special.)
I A li.'.OOO.WJO mortgame " was filed with
Jerry Carrlg, register of deeds, by the
Commonwealth Power company for the
development of Its Schuyler canal project
in Nance, Piatt and Colfax counties,
which has been Issued to the Empire
Trust company of New York City to se
cure a sale of the Lincoln concern's bonds
In that amount. The mortgage ia the
longest ever recorded In Platte county.
The register of deeda have figured out
that It oontalna about 30,000 words and
the filing fee wilt be 32.10.
Two Wrudlnaa at Kalis Illy.
FALLS CITY. Neb.. Dec. 11. (Special.)
Walter Kelley of Bradyvllle, Ia., and
Miss Fay Esther Damon of Clearmont,
Mo., were married In this city by Judge
Wiltae at his office on Wedneaday. They
were accompanied by Ms, and Mr a. rJd
Shafer. After the ceremony the couple
left for Iowa, where the groom has a
home prepared for hla bride.
Mlsa Jennie Burk and Harry Johnson
were united in marriage by Rev. Mr.
Ktuckman at the Brethren church, Ie
cember Albert Burk and wife were
the only wltneseea to the ceremony. The
bride ia the youngest daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. O. A. Burk, and the groom ta
the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Ian
Johnson. Mir. and Mrs. Johnson went to
Omaha for a short trip before beginning
?; f . ,1'tSim :sT
Dr. Bradbury in New Offices
A Christmas Present
Christmas a Few Days Away-
Again, what to give stares you in the face.
You think hard of this or that. It la a des
Do something out of the ordinary. Rela
tives or friends, all of them, would appreciate
the gift of a good Set of Teeth. There are but
few who do not need the services of the Dentist
in some way. Just hand them a card or letter.
"Good at Dr. Bradbury's." I'll 'do what is
necessary and send you the bill. There will be
an endless chain of pleasure and health follow
ing your sensible Christmas Gift to them.
Rum Disease Successfully Treated.
Teeth Without Plates.
Crowns $2.50 Vp.
Send for Booklet on Unusual Dentistry.
DR. BRADBURY, Dentist
27 Years In O in alia.
021-22 Woodnion of the World Blda. Phone D. 1730.
11th and L'arnam Sts., Omaha. Hours, 8 to 0; Sundays, 10 to 12.
Silk Mufflers for evening
drex" or ntito wear
50 to $3.50
In Mark and white or plain
48?, 93S $1.50,
man ran ever liav
too many shirts; fiue
quality, nrat pat
Oilier (rood silk shirts,
Slippers Are Useful
Large variety of
styles and patterns a
gift that cannot fail to
59c, D8c, $1.25, $1.75
wear Kxlra raluesi
In choice pure)
silk, I a r r n
shapes. V o 11
to pay 75c for
All the best makes
are here. Faultlesa
and Adler; large
line of fur goods.
81.50 to 81.98
Special sale of Ad
ler Dress Oloves
values to $1.50, at
, New Novelty Bath Robes
Fpei lal prices on fine quality robes, many of the new two-tone ef
fects and Indian designs; alio Turkish toweling fabrics
S2,98, S3. 50, $4.98, $7.50, $8.50
Smoking Jackets and House Coats
Ppeclal for Monday, a choice aetectlon of wool ma- " QQ
terlals. In new effects, at aJirisU
Special Hose Values
Interwoven, Holeproof, F.lffcl or Wilson; Cf1f 91 C I Kfl
packed In individual boxes OUlf Oil wl.3U
Linen Initial Handkerchiefs
Colors and novelty effects to ault almost nflp f Rr C I Kfl
any taste, as well aa the plain Initial wUvl I Ubt ll3U
. o of Bla.)
Scarf and Hose five-piece seta, each in Xmas boxes
48c, 15c, 98c, $1.50, $2.50, $3.50
I A AY, 1
Finest Suits and Overcoats
Due to the Continued Warm Spell Were
Purchased by Us at Immense Savings
The materials are the richest fabrics known to the clothing trade. The linings are costly, pure
dye cloths, orfered Monday at a $5.00 to 110.0 0 saving on every carment.
$9.75, $12.50, $14.75, $17.50, $20, $25
Get into business via the "Business Chances
Gifts of Utility
Royal Rochester percolators,
4, $t.S0, 5 and more.
Casseroles with metal frames,
$2.75 to $5.75.
"Pyrex" glass Baking Dishes
like Mrs. Rorer used.
Game or steak sets, and carv
ing sets with genuine horn han
dles, $:t.75 to $9.50.
Japanese bamboo baskets,
choice of many patterns, 50c, 75c.
Thermos bottles, up from $l.oo.
Electric Toasters, $3.50 to $0.
Electric percolators, up from $5.
Curling:' iron heaters, $3.00 and
Ladies' fitted bags, up from
Ladies' bags, up from $5.75.
Overnight suit cases. $8.75.
Fitted traveling cases, $6.50 to
Orchard & Wilhelm Co.
414-416-418 South Sixteenth Street
Let This Be a Furniture Christmas
A piece here or there in the room adds so much
useful as well as an attractive gift this big store i
pensive either your inspection invited.
s q u a r o post and
square filling- rod;
satin finish; solid
to its furnishing, besides it is a most
s teeming with suggestions not cx-
Brass Beds, other designs, 2
inch continuous posts, $12.50
A Gift That
It will lighten her
burden and clean the
A special demon
stration Is in prog
ress on our sec
Convenie n t
teruia of pay
ment ran b
7 ? T -
ii - r-m mm v mm
-m i i'-1"
This is a good, generous sized
rocker, spring cushion seat,
jMitihlnn hark .ineyihp&n design
and finish, twist post back and .tf
i ...a. I a
from, lajwbiry uynuiitivrva
HOOKERS FOR GIFTS
An extraordinary and most unusual Christmas show
ing and at surprisingly populer prices.
(l ike cut.) Solid mahogany, at $5.
,Se our special atitiqut Ircirn wahoqimy de k,
Special at $39.00
An ustiiuul UMOrtmtnt of thorbvyUly good hop$
and cedar cheit. Horn itnj iptcial fnUtrni,
$10.00 and $12.00
This Martha Wash
ington design solid
mahogany work ta
ble, haa sliding tray
in top drawer spool
rods in-center draw
er dull finish
Priscilla Work Taken
Mahogany and 0Jr, ( $5.00 nd $9.00.
Solid mahogany dull
finish three tables grad
uating sizes ideal for
serving afternoon teas.
Folding Card Table
I I.Ike Cut.)
This is a light weight substantial
folding table imitation leather or
leit top. 20x24 inches.
The Toy Shop
Is filled to bursting with beau
tiful toys, clean and fresh and
very modestly priced. A full quota,
of German and Japanese toya of
Hanta Claus Is here to talk
to the children and tell you
about Handy, the ChrlHtmaa
dy. Bears, .mS
E 1 e c t r ic
comp 1 e t e
ment of the
"Meccano" in all sizes and all
accessory outfits. $1, 9, 9 to
"Krector" in all sizes, $1, $1-75,
$2, $'J.75 to $25.
"Big Dick" Rapid fire gun
shoots 36 bullets In a few seconds,
Lionel" Electric trains and
street cars, $5 up.
Other electric trains, $1.23
Mechanical boats that will run,
$1.25, $1.50 and more.
Sail boats. 10o, 25c, 35c.
lArge automobiles, $5.00.
Swinging hobby horses, $3.00,
$3.75 and up.
Bisque dolls, 95c, $1.35.
ktf i r t i
Gift Suggestions from Our
Beautiful Oriental and Chinese designs in couch covers
at $12.50 and $18.00.
One or more pairs of Duchess liice Curtains, pair, at $5.
Fight Patterns values to $7.50. Marked at
bpecial price of $5.00.
Living room table runners in tapestry, silk and mo
quett?, at $3.00, $3.50, $5.50, $6.75, $10.00 and $17.50.
Gilt fringe gold tassels and gold galloons for trimming
Pure Aluminum Sauce Pan
t-- 'il i-.fi
A v Pure' 8pun Aluminum
Same 1'au & pint capacity: wonh
r-xulailv sue a v lal Introduc
A Gift of Rare Beauty is an
Our collection is very complete, offering a broad range
in size as well as
A new shipment
of choice lleiou
chi. stan rugs
about 2-8x5 feet,
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