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THb; HI: OMAHA, fSAUJKllA V, MAY 19. 1917.
State Will Soon Hold Half
Million Dollars of "Liberty
Loan" for School
(From n Flafr Correspondent.!
Lincoln, May IS. Half a million
dollars of state funds forMhe "Liberty
loan' bonds, to be bought by the
state of Nebraska, have been remitted
to the federal reserve hank at Kan
sas City by State Treasurer Mall.
Drafts were drawn on Lincoln and
Omaha banks for amounts ranging
from $15,000 to $100,000. to pay for
the bonds. More than half of the total
sum was withdrawn a week or more
ago from state banks, in amounts of
$1,000 to $3,000.
For its $500,000 Nebraska will re
ceive certificates of indebtedness, is
sued by the federal government, bear
ing 3 per cent interest, and running
to June IS. On that date they will
be exchanged for bonds drawing S'
per cent. The state had to pay a pre
mium of $370 for accrued interest for
niqe days, the certificates having
drawn interest since May 10.
The investment will pay $50 a day
interest to the state, for the perma
nent school fund.
Judge WoodrougH Talks
To Wayne High School
Wayne, Neb., May 18. (Special.)
The senior high school class play.
"Anne of Old Salem," which was to
have been staged Tuesday evening.
May 15, was canceled when it was
learned that Jesse Kaiidol, who took
theleading role on the cast, was ill
with chickenpox. The graduating ex
ercises were held Thursday even
ing. May 17. Judge J. W. Woodrough
of Omaha gave the address. Presi
dent A. R. Davis of the Board of Ed
ucation presented the diplomas. The
class roll follows: Marion Grothe,
Ernest Sederstrom. Jesse Randol, Or
vin Gaston, Lylc Gamble, Cidnc
Macklin, Mabel Hanson, Helen Main,
Marsaline Lewis, Jessie Watson.
Helen Gildcrslervc, Beulah James and
Luther Fctlerolf. Jessie Watson was
valedictorian.-Helen Gildersleeve won
State Officers oh Trips
Must Not Use Mileage
U'Voin 1 Staff Corrrspondrnt.)
Lincoln, Neb., May 18. (Special.)
One hundred dollars apiece out of
their own pockets is the amount Ac
.ountants U. 0. Lowell and O". U.
Mover of the State Railway commis
sion will have to pay for expenses on
their trip to Washington, D. C, be
cause the last legislature forbade the
purchase or use of mileage books by
state officers and employes. The two
men will assist in opposing a general
freight increase before the Interstate
The two ot'lieials will get their
iimmy back in time, but on the trip
they must secure a receipt for every
penny they expect to recover from
the slate. The -legislature by this
means hoped to discourage long juii
tetiiig lours by slate officers at public
Deans College Advances
Commencement One Week
IVcic. 1).. May 18. (Special.)
'I he faculty and students of Doane
college have decided to move the
commencement up a week because of
the i war condition. The exercises
will begin June 9 and close June 11.
The following will receive their de
grees: Ray W. Nedrowc. Neal Kin-ncj-,
Henry Daniel, John Blust. Rob
irt E. Reed, Eba Dawson, Clifford
C. Spencer and Misses Alice R. Car
ter, Irma O. Dredla. Alberta L. Gies
ler and Alma I. Grosshans. Several
members of the class have already
left for Fort Snrlling or for farm
work, so it is probable that there will
be but four or five here for com
mencement. Fitch Appeals His Case
To State Supreme Court
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, Neb., May 18. (Special.)
P. B. Fitch of Omaha, druggist,
who was fined $100 for having whisky
in his possession in his store, has ap
pealed to the supreme court, which
has suspended sentence until the case
is reviewed and decided.
Fitch's bail has been fixed at $300.
Fitch raises the issue that he has as
good a right to have liquor in his pos
session at his store as at his home.
The prohibitory law declares against
the intoxicant anywhere besides the
Commencement at Valley.
Valley, Neb., May IS. (Special.)
The commencement of the Valley
High school will be held Wednesday
evening, May 23. The baccalaureate
sermon will be preached Sunday
morning at Valley opera house by
Rev. Albin Holnier. The members
of the class are: Marrella Monahon,
Emily Person King, Myrtle Gaines,
Mildred May, Mildred Growcock,
Hazel Kellett, Luther Johnson, Wil
iam Ferree, Marie Harrier, Margaret
Holdsworth, Willard Hunter, Hazel
Parson. Nona Alverna Hunter. Gene
vieve Sullivan, Elsie Rice, Dorothy
Lewis, Mildred Fitzgerald.
Feed Store at Wymore Burned.
Beatrice. Neb., May 18. (Special.)
The 'feed store belonging to George
Noll at Wymore was destroyed Jjy
fire early this morning with a loss of
f2,000. The origin of the (ire is a
mystery. Mr, Noll was sleeping in
apartments upstairs, hut escaped
without injury. The building was in
sured for $500 and the stock for $2,000.
Seward Farmers Declare
War Upon Gopher Pest
Scwaid, Neb., May 18. (Special.)
Three-fourths of Seward county
farmers arc "under arms," and 375
square miles of the county is under
"martial law." for one of the most
comprehensive campaigns ever under
taken to eradicate the gopher is in full
"Gophers cause an annual loss of
more than $(0.000 to Seward county
farmers, according to their own esti
mates." said C, E, Gunnels, couutv
agricultural agent, under whose di
rection the campaign is being waged.
The organization of farmers to tight
the gopher consists of a chairman for
each township and a captain for each
section. The captains distribute the
ammunition sweetened strychnine
which is used to poison bait. Poison
is used at intervals throughout the
The county board of commissioners
is supplying the poison free to fanners
who take part in the campaign.
Brewery May Be Used to
Make Breakfast Foods
Falls City, May 18. (Special)
Washington Aldrich of Denver is in
Kalis City to interest the Voung
Men's Booster club and others in
placing a cereal mill here, using the
brewery plant as the basis of the
business. The two buildings and
twelve lots can be bought for some
thing about $40,000 and the owners of
the building will take $10,000 of that
in shares or stork if th.- new corpora
tion, which would be capitalized at
$100.00(1. A committee is at work on
the proposition, which it is thought
will be a go.
Gimlet Artist Empties
Two Barrels of Whisky
Fremont, Xcl.. May 18. (Special.)
When Sheriff Tcmpletun of Walioo
went to Morse Bluff to take charge
of a shipment of three barrels of
whiskv which had hecn at the 'orth-
wcstcrn freight bouse since May 1,
lie found two of the barrels bad been
emptier! in a novel manner. A bole
had been bored through the floor of
the freight warehouse where the
booze was stored and the tanglefoot
was caught brlow in other recepta
cles. Sheriff Teuiplcton took the
other barrel to Wahoo.
SOON TO BE CALLED
Adjutant General Hall Says
Mobilization May Take Place
at Any Time Before
Newspaper at Auction.
Stella, Neb.. May 18. (Special.)
The Dawson Reporter plant and bus
iness is to be sold at auction Satur
day afternoon. J. K. Harrah, editor
for the last three years, announces
that he has other work.
(From H Staff 1'orrpnptimleiit.)
Lincoln, May 18. (.Special.) Ne
braska National Guards will be ready
to go to Kuropc when called into
federal service July 15, and have been
preparing for this since war was de
clared upon (icimany, Adjutant (jen
cial t hil Hall announced todav.
General Hall would give out noth
ing sn troop mobihation of the Ne
braska militia, but it js understood it
may lake place any lime between now
and July 15.'
Supply companies have handled
many carloads of equipment for the
slate troops in the last few weeks,
and all of (he losses on the border
of the Fourth Nebraska have been
replaced. Supplies are now being
centralized for the Fifth regiment.
Three new units will be mustered
into lederal service next week. Cap
tain Wallace, mustering otVtcer. will
muster in Company G of Alliance,
Company K of I'awnrc City of the
I'ourlh regiment, and Company H
of the Fifth.
The guard must enlist 1,200 men
to be in full war slrencth bv lulv IS.
At war strength the two regiments
need 4,lb2 men, as follows:
Two regiments of infantry, 3,600;
two sup.ily companies, 74; two ma
chine gun companies, 148; two sani
tary troops, ob; one held hospital
corps, 7.1; one signal corps, 75.
State Sells Two Carloads
Of Seed Beans to Citizens
l.incoln, Neb.. May 18. (Special.)
The two carloads of bean seed pur
chased by the agricultural college of
the I'nivcrsily of Nebraska to retail
to citizens of the state have been sold
and no additional orders for seed can
be booked, it was announced today.
"The great demand for bean seed
indicates that the farmers of Nebraska
have been fully awake to the ad
vantages of beans as a war crop," de
clared Frof. I'. .. Gadilis of the ex
tension service, who has had charge
of booking bean orders.
"It is wise not to plant too earlv.
They should not be planted until all
danger of frost is past and the ground
is warmed up. .1 he hrst of June is
not loo late for eastern Nebraska."
Remember "Bayer" it
has always protected you.
The name of Bayer is known the
world around and associated with
the manufacture and distribution of
Genuine Aspirin is also branded
"Bayer" see that you get it
For your additional protection, every tablet
and every package bears ,
State House News
(Prom a Staff Correspondent.
Mnt-nln, May 18. (Special. 1 Food Com-'
mlsploner Murschpll lias ordrod held at
North Platte a rarlond of potatoes, partly
Fpotled with dry rot. Thfl lulwm were
shipped from Oregon, finmples will b pnt
to Bt. Paul for analysis In the federal
Th itate auditor rms refused to rglnr
a bond Imu of 2Ti,onn for a new city
hall at llhfldrrtn nrtd of H !,n00 for new
tH'honln at North Platte, hecauj of alletrft
rlctlon Irregularities. New elections will
have to bo held at both place.
The state superintendent Is receiving r-
pnrta of community cfk-hrutiunn of Nobraa
Va'a aeinl-centennlnl. Imperii) and Fiillertun
have already commemorated i the admission
Into the union. -
Pocket Bom of 12
Battle ol 24 and 100
Sealed Package! of 12 and 24
TU- Aanlrln fTttr IT B
Is a guarantee that the monoaretic&eidefltr of
nalWHr-nctfJ in thr-s tahleU and CSpaulM il of
the reliable Bayer manufacture.
TSi'ti'ttWviaif-' . :
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"The Half'Price Cloak Store." Southeast Corner 16th and Douglas.
This is an unusually interesting sale for
the women who are used to buying swell
garments at $75.00 to $125.00. The most
fortunate buy I have ever made.
Worth $75 to $125
Oritrinal and copies of the highest
j priced garments ever made in the
city of New York. Materials extra
quality taffeta, faille, silk, pntecn.
FhantunE, ponuee, khaki
Spiice will not allow the descrip
tion on eRch garment separately,
hut if you are a jmlge of that clasa
ol merchandise you will he here
at 8:30 and fee them all
he fore any one of them
rocs out. Every suit is a
different model, different
-lor. trimmings HtirT lin
ings ; in some instances
the lining of the jacket is
worth the price of the,
suit. Remember, one day
only, Saturday. Every
sale must be accompanied
hy check or cash. a s
every nale must he Tinal.
The price of
is going to be
Buy the Clothes That Mean
Comfort and Lasting Satisfaction
Buy clothes that fit with the precision of a mili
tary uniform but clothes that have '"stability" and
are pleasing in color and design buy
Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes
And You Will Make No Mistake
Acknowledged the world over for their superiority.
Special Values in Suits and Overcoats tQC
Snappy Styles for Men and Young Mn P
Voung Men's Belt Suits, Yoke Suits, Military
Models, Norfolk, Sport Suits, Men's Business Suits;
in single and double breasted styles; special sizes
in "Trench" Overcoats; box and form fitted models;
single and double breasted belters, rainproof Auto
Coats, etc. These Suits and Overcoats are the big
gest $25.00 Investment in Clothes that you ever
Hart Schaffner & Marx
Specially Hand -Tailored Suits
Exclusive showing of the best work of the best clothes
makers. Selected fabrics, patterns and colorings; im
ported and domestic materials. The greatest Values in
$18, $20, $22.50, $25, $30, $35 and $40.
Copyright Bart Behalf aer A Man
For Men of Special Sizes
Suits and Top Coats $15 to $35
This Is the Exclusive Store for Young Men
We anticipate the needs of the young men the snappy style, the smart patterns and colorings and the
"ultra" fashionable that all young men want.
Gabardines in irridescent colors; Flannels in stripes and Window-Pane Checks. Greens, Blues and
Browns. Shepherd Checks, Soft Worsteds, Homespuns, Tweeds, etc.
$15, $18, $20, $22.50 and $25
Kingley Trousers at $3.50 to $7.50
Hart Schaffner & Mara "Prep" Suits for
Young Men, sizes 32 to 36,
$15.00 to $22.50
Second Floor, Men'. Building Rid Up On the Etc.l.tor
Blue Suits of Satisfying Quality
The patriotic color. Forbusiness, for sports
$15, $18, $20, $22.50 and $25
Men-It's Straw Hat Time-Get Aboard
The Biggest and Best Stock Here
' CAN'T GO around with the old felt Hat any longer too un
comfortable looks hot and heavy too Get a Straw and begin to
get all the comfort you can right now.
Sennets, Split Braids, Porto Ricans and Javas
$ 1 .50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00 and $3.50
Panamas, Bangkok and
wonderfully light in weight; every
style you can think of, here to sec
before you buy.
Panamas, $3.50 to $7.50.
Leghorn Hats, $2.98 and $3.50.
Bangkok Hats, at $5.00.
Genuine Bliluke Hats, $7.50, $10.00.
Men's Silk Crushers, 50c
For sunny days on the water, for motor
trips, for the golf links or anywhere clue
a man euros to go for an outing.
Boys' Wash Hats, 25c and 50c. ,
Boys' Golf Caps, 25c, SOc, 68c, $1.00.
Boys' Rah-Rah Hatn, SOc, 65c, $1, f 1.80.
Boys' Straw Hats, BOc to $1.80.
Men's Shirts, Ties, Hose and Underwear
Get Ready for the New Season Now
SPLENDID VALUES for the man who wants to get in
line with comfortable dutfittings. Very ex
ceptional purchases enables us' to quote prices
that are remarkably low.
100 Dozen Men's Shirts, 85c Each
Bought from a Philadelphia Shirtmaker,
consisting mostly of samples and shirts made
of sample pieces of fine, materials. Neckband
and soft collar attached and detached styles;
also many fine sport shirts in this lot. In the
regular way these shirts would sell at $1.25. All
sizes, but not in all patterns.
75 Dozen Four-in-Hand Ties, 25c
All Pure Washable Silk Neckwear;
made of the same quality silk and the
same patterns found in high grade Silk
Shirts. Very beautiful and very Spring
like patterns to suit the desire of every
man; colors are absolutly fast.
165 Dozen Pairs Silk Fiber Half
Hose, 19c Pair
One of the largo Hosiery Mills that we pur
chase our stock from grouper! together all their
neconrls of fiber Silk Half Hose and Pure Silk
Hose and sold them to us at so low a price that
we can afford to quote this unusual figure, 19c
a pair, for Saturday. All sizes and all the Spring
Luxurious Silk Shirts,
The Biggest and Best Show
ing of Silk Shirts in Omaha
and that means the best show-"
ing of the best Shirts. All col
ors. Fancies of different weaves
in Silk Crepes and the patterns
vary from the subdued to the
bright, heavv, bold stripes.
MOST BEAUTIFUL SHIRTS.
Silk Neckwear, at 65c
Most beautiful patterns, in
stripes and Persian designs;
made like regular $1.00 Neck
wear; in the very latest model
Men's Summer Union
Suits, at 95c
Hundreds of Men's Elastic
Ribbed and Athletic Union
Suits, grouped together on one
large counter for this sale. All
sizes and many styles; every
suit an excellent bargain.
Main Floor Men's Bldf.
"Munsing" Union Suits,
at $1.00 to $5.00
The acme of Union Suit per
fection there are no better.
Ask for Munsing Wear and you
will get the very best. Spring
and Summer weights are ready
now for your selection at the
foregoing prices. In elastic
ribbed or athletic style.
Shoes for Men
A Snap at
$5.00 and $6.00
DO YOU KNOW it is a
difficult -matter to get just
the right Shoes at the right
price. From the "Amen"
corner, I hear a brother
arise and say: ' "Your Dead
Right, It Is' "But we have
solved the problem nicely
with these "Brandeis Spe
cial" Shoes at $5 and $6
for style, wear and lasting
satisfaction. "Cort" Shoes i
Court Your Attention, Too
We specialize in this Footwear
every one bears the label
stamped in gold "Henry Cort A
Co." and for make, style, fit and
finish, you cannot find any shoes
at any price to surpass them
few equal them.
Prices: $8.00, $8.50, $9.00,
$9.50 and $10.00.
Main Floor, Men's Bldf.
Boys' good quality, white or black
tcrlnis oxfords, at 90e
Spalding's, Wright's and. Dis
ton's, price range from SOe to
Irish Linen Trolling Lines
Good 25-yard Irish Linen Trolling
lines, each, at 19c
Are you thinking of buying a
$38.00, 16-foot canoe, special,
We have everything in Base
Ball goods, at lowest prices.
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