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THE BEE: OJfAHA, FRIDAY, JUNE 1. 1017.
FRICTION CAUSE OF
Deputy ' Attorney General Re
signs and His Chief Imme
diately Names Successor.
(Krom a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, ittb.. May 31. (Special
Telegram.) Deputy Attorney Gen
eral Dexter E. Barrett this morning
tendered his resignation to Attorney
General Reed. He will retire Irom
-office lulv 1. Mr. Barrett was ap
oointed dermtv attorney general in
1915 when Mr. Reed took office. He
was reaooointed last January. Mr.
Barrett came here from Nelson. His
wife is a daughter of the late K. D.
Sutherland, who formerly represented
the Fourth district in congress.
While the resignation of the deputy
was set for July 1, or at the conveni
ence of Attorney General Reed, the
latter decided it "convenient to ac
cept the resignation immediately and
at once named Assistant & P. Roe,as
Mr. Barrett .yill continue the prac
tice of law probably in Lincoln. He
gives as one reason for his resigna
tion that the act of the legislature
prohibiting state officials and their
deputies from accepting outside cases
deprived him of more revenue several
times over than his salary amount
ed to. ' '
It is, however, understood ' that
there was some friction between Mr.
Reed and his deputy which was really
the cause of the resignation.
Class of Forty-Five' .
Is Graduated at York
Yorlc,-Neb., May 21.-(Special.) The
annual commencement exercises of
the York High school closed this eve
ning in the opera house. Ex-Senator
Burkett delivered the address to the
graduating class. Diplomas were pre
sented to the torty-hve as tollows:
I.uclle Green, '
. Vivian Shurloek,
Carl Tllden. '
Callaway Van Decar,
Clara Von Bergen,
Syracuse, Neb., May 31. (Special.)
Xir. John Alex Jamison and Miss
Mary Iva Cory, prominent young peo
ple, were married at the home of the
hrirle's sister by Rev. W. H. Wright.
Tbcy will reside on a farm one mile
north of town. ' .
Atlcur Neb.. May .11. (Special.)
Miss Klsie Baglcy. daughter of Mr.'
and Mrs. A. E. Bagley. was united
in marriage to Ross Pomeroy, also
of Allen. Tuesday evening. The bride
taught in the local public schools for
the last few years and the groom is
a prosperous young farmer of near
town. They will make their home
Commencement at Madison.
Madison, Neb., May 31. (Special.)
Madison high school commence
ment exercises took place at the opera
house Tuesday night. Dean Mc-'
Proud of Wesleyan University of Ne
braska delivered the class address.
Judge M. S. McDuffce of the Board
of Education presented the diplomas.
The class consisted of eleven boys
and ten girls.
Form Farmers' Elevator Company.
Stella, 'Neb., May 31. (Special.)
A farmers' elevator company has
been organized at Shubert with a cap
ital stock of $20,000 and a paid up
capital of $10,000. The stock is lim
ited to five shares each at $100 per
share. At the meeting for organiza
tion P. W. Carr was elected chair
man and E. C. Riggs secretary.
Class Play for Red Croaa.
Burwell. Neb., May 31. (Special.)
The senior class of the Burwell
High school repeated its class play
at the Electic theater last night for
the benefit of the Red Cross. The
entire proceeds go to the Red Cross
fund. - -
Soldiers' Home Notes
Grand Island. Neb., May 31. (Special.)
Ex-Adjutant John T. Lane has aaked for
yfiftenn-day leave of absence.
' Mrs. Matilda Bi;Mer of Doniphan wai a
visitor at Burkett Monday. She looked over
the grounds and buildings before making;
application for membership.
Mr. and Mrs. Su tiler, Mr. and Mrs. Carl
and Mr. Easter are out on short furloughs.
John Yager will leave soon for Moline, 111.,
where ho will visit a brother for thirty days
The weat hospital at present has a full
quota of attendants. Mr. Graham, wife and
son arrived from Hastings Monday.
Mr. Well, who has had a position at the
west hospital, will leave the first of the
month for an extended trip through Texas.
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DR. McKENNEY Says:
"It should be your grave eoneern to
select dentists of known skill, ability
and reliability. Yott will find we pos
sess all of these qualification!."
Work, per tooth,
worth 115 to 25,
Best Silver Fill
Best 22 k Gold
$5, $8, $10 I 4.00
Wo please you or refund your money.
let, and Fernim 1324 Faraan St.
Phone Douf lee 2S72.
"I invite all- my friends to
join me at breakfast at the
Henshaw on my wedding day.
Jack and I are going to dance
there in the afternoon, too.
Madison Man Lies Under
, Upset Auto All Night
Madison, Neb., May 31. (Special.)
James Nichols of this city, former
county attorney of Madison county.
and representative of the Nineteenth
legislative district, narowly escaped
death last evening, when - his car
turned turtle, pinning him under it,
where he lay in a stunned condition
until after 5 o'clock this morning.
Aside from being badly bruised, one
leg burned by gasoline and a general
stiffness from the night s exposure, He
sustained no serious injuries. The ac
cident occurred at 11:30 Tuesday
night about half way between Norfolk
and Madison. Nathan Rowlett dis
covered the accident and, with the as
sistance of John Davis, righted the
car ana Drougni Air. rsicnois 10 iviaui
Apparently no damage was done to
the car with the exception of the
wrecking of the windshield and crush
ing one side.
Gordon Guardsman Back
From Fort Snelling
Gordon. Neb., May. 31. (Special.)
Rex Mosher of this place, now first
sergeant in company 1. i-ourtn Ne
braska National Guards, now si a-
tioned at Fort Robinson, who was
designated by his company command
er for the l-ort Smelling school, has
returned from that "point as rejected
material, caused by a very slight de
fect ot the ictt eye. Mr. .Mosher re
joined his,company at Fort Robinson.
Corporal Ellis, who has been on re
cruiting detail, has been succeeded
here by (Jorporal Barten.
People of F.remont Join in
Memorial Day Observance
Fremont, Neb., May 31. (Special
Telegram.) A parade in which city
officials, fraternal and civic organiza
tions, school children and other citi
zens took part featured the observ
ance of Memorial day. Following the
parade exercises were held at the
High school, where Rev. W. H. Frost
delivered the principal address.
Home Guard Company Is
Organized at Arcadia
Arcadia, Neb.. May 31. (Special.)
A home guard company with 150
members has been organized here.
Every business man in town is rep
resented and the organization has
twenty standard motor cars Fo,its
own transportation. Adjutant Gen
eral Hall has been formally petitioned
to muster the company into the serv
ice of the state.
Funeral of Mrs. Johanna Woods.
Syracuse. Neb., May 31. (Special.)
The funeral of Johanna H. Woods,
Syracuse pioneer, who died in Lin
coln Tuesday morning, was held last
evening. The body was taken to the
Methodist church, of which she was a
member, where a brief service was
held. She was buried in Warner cem
etery beside her husband, who died
in 1873. Mrs. Woods was born in
Germany, November 24, 1823, and
came to this country when 11 years
old. She and her husband came to
Nebraska in 1866 and she has resided
Barn Bunted Near Stella.
Stella. Neb.. May 31. (Special.)
Lightning destroyed the large barn on
the Jones farm southwest of Stella,
where Otto Powell lives. One horse
was burned and farming implements
and a large amount of grain con
Red Cross Chapter at Keene.
Keene. Neb.. May 31. (Special.)
Citizens of Keen " and vicinity or
ganized a Red Cross chapter Tuesday
evening. Dr. F. A. Wells, secretary
of the Axtell, Neb., chapter, explained
the objects and methods, ot Ked
Cross work. Thirty-seven members
were secured from among those pres
ent. A membership of 100 or more is
STOCK YARDS WANTS
HIGHER CORN RATE
Applies to Railway Commis
sion for Permission to
Charge More to State
(Prom a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, May 31. (Special.) Th
Union Stock Yards company of
Omaha has made application to the
State Railway commission to charge
a greater price per bushel for corn
than that recently allowed by tlie
At a former hearing made on com
plaint of certain shippers, that the
company was charging too much for
corn, the commission issued an or
der allowing the company to charge
10 cents more per bushel than the
prevailing market price.
The company insists that this is pot
sufficient to cover expense of handling
and ask that the commission set a
day for hearing in order that a show
ing can be made as to the amount
to be charged.
Farmers Want More
Men to Help in Fields
(Froma Staff Correepondsnt.)
Lincoln, May 31. (Special.) The
demand for men on the farms is
steadily increasing, according to Spe
cial Representative Rhodes of the
government connected with the State
He believes that the situation may
be handled if every man looking for
a job, who would be willing to go
on a farm for the summer, would at
once communicate witn the state
labor commisiotier and.-make his
New Red Cross Chapter at
Clarkson Has 175 Members
.Clarkson. Neb., May 31. (Special.)
A Red Cross chapter was organ
ized Here I uesday with 146 members.
Every person in attendance at the
mass meeting held at the Z. C. B. J.
opera house signed the enrollment
papers. During the Memorial serv
ices held here yesterday the mem
bership has reached the 175 mark.
Officers elected were Mrs. Anton
Dusatko, president; Mrs. Emil Folda,
vice president; Mrs. J. J. Pechanec,
secretary; Mrs. S. G. Allen, treas
urer. , . -
Omaha Alfalfa Mill Firm
Appeals From Judgment
' (From a Staff Correspondent.)
Lincoln, May 31. (Special.) The
Omaha Alfalfa Mill company has ap
pealed to the supreme court from a
judgment secured in the Douglas
county district court by Jennie C.
Groveman for $50,000, for injuries al-
Jeged to have been received when the
president of the company, John f.
Hughes rm over her with an auto
mobile. . V
Delicia ice cream pleases the
Bride of Mystery so much that
she has decided to have it in
her home, after her marriage.
whenever she has company. ... .
Memorial Services at Clarkson.
Clarkson,' Neb., May 31. (Special.)
Despite the rain which interfered
materially with the Memorial day
services, there was a large atendance
at the afternoon program, which was
held at the L. u B. J. opera house.
At the close of the Memorial serv
ices special exercises were held for
the benefit of the Bohemian National
alliance branch at Clarkson, Volun
tary subscription totaled nearly $125.
Key. B. A. rillipi ot Llarkson was
the principal speaker for both of
these occasions. '
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If you want health
you can have it, by heeding Nature's laws. ' Keep the
stomach strong, the liver active, the blood pure, and
the bowels regular, and you will seldom be llL Take
good care of these organs, and at the first sign of
anything wrong promptly take Beecham's Pills.
you certainly need.
the nelp and relief of this world -famed remedy, to
keep the body in health. They quickly establish nor
mal conditions, so the organs perform their functions,
as Nature intended. No other remedy will so surely
strengthen the system, stimulate the liver, regulate
the bowels and quickly improve the general health as
Direction, of Spadal Value Women are with Eree-y Bos.
Sold by efanttbu thrawfhout the tjrarM. - la baaae, 10c, 25c
Silk and Cotton
Silks in Black
Werth 45c yd.
From This Big
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Silk and Cotton
Crapa da China,
36 inchas, worth
35c, to dote
at 12,e tha
That Afford Savings
Well Worth While
THERE IS EVERY REASON why all of these Basement offerings should be .carefully read by
every woman who appreciates the old maxim that "A ( DOLLAR SAVED IS A DOLLAR
EARNED" and that this maxim applies to the announcements which come from this Immense
Basement Department, is a fact not to be denied.
Ready-to-Wear in the Right Styles
At Bargain Prices in the Basement
Suits, Coats, Dresses, Waists and Skirts, for women,
misses and children a stock that is unequalled anywhere
200 Women's and Misses' Coats, $4.00 x
New style Spring Coits, $6.00 to $10.00 values. Every
coat new, right up-to-date ; of different kinds of fancy" ma
terials, all wool serges, poplins', stripe chinchilla, velour
cloth, etc. New high colors, fancy plaids, etc. Plenty of
staple colors as well as high shades and sizes to fit everyone.
300 Women's and Misses' Spring Coats, $3.00
Made to sell at $5.00 and $6.00. Many different styles,
made of Poplin, Fancy Mixtures, PUuds, Taffeta Silks, etc.
Sizes to fit most anyone. , '
200 Women's and Misses' Spring Suits, $6.95
Your choice of any Suit in this stock that was made to sell up to
$15.00. All wool materials, such as poplin, serge, fancy novelty
cloths, etc. All the new high colors as well as stapje shades. Copies
of high priced suits. Included are styles for stout women, made of
all wool poplin and serge. Sizes 41 to 63.
200 Women's and Misses' Spring Suits, $4.95
Made to sell at $7.5(Tto $12.50. Not this season's styles, but
practical models for wear. Made of fine all wool materials, many with
coats silk lined and fancy trimmed collars, cuffs, etc. Late Spring
styles of last year, but very exceptional offerings at this price.''
Women's and Misses' Skirts, 95c
Made to sell at $1.25 to $2.00.' Many dif
ferent styles in white and colors, made of
pique, repp, Bedford, corduroy, honey comb,
etc. Colors in fancy stripes, plaids, solid
colors, etc. Right up-to-date Siynmer Skirts,
Girls' Washable Play and School
Girls' Dresses, 2 to 6 and 6 to 14 years.
Doiens of styles, all good, washable mater
ials, middy blouses, new high belted effects,
etc. Made of gingham, etc. Values $1.00 and
Women's and Misses' Wash
' Fancy summer styles, for street and porch
wear. Fancy white and colored Dresses, doi
ens of styles, made elaborate creatjoni. Fancy
all white lingerie Drdsses, sport colored
Dresses, etc. Values up to $4.00.
Women s Wash Dresses, at 95c
Fancy Dresses, Porch Dresses, House
Dresses, etc. Many differrent styles. Many
i are samples, made of fine chambray, ging
ham,4is8ues, fancy lawns, etc. All good, up-to-date
styles. Values $1.25 to $2.00.
Women's House Dresses, 49c ,
Percale and gingham House Dresses, many
different styles, good 75c value. All sizes
in the lot. .
Women's Waists, at 49c
White and colored Waists, many different
styles, white and colors; woven stripes, or
gandies, etc. Values 75c to $1.00. ' -
Women's Waists, at 15c
A big lot of Waists at this very low price.
They come in white and colors and are really
a bargain. Values 39c to 50c. ' '
Hosiery and Knit
Just received, a lot of women's
fine cotton Union Suits, all lace
trimmed with fancy silk taped and
lace yoke, sizes are 4 to 12. Your
choice, each, Friday and A1
' Saturday '. 1 C
Women's cotton Sleeveless Cumfy
' Vests, seconds of the 15c 11.
duality, each, at ,lv
Infants' cotton Bands,
sizes 1 to 6, at
About 200 dozen of women's fiber
silk and boot hosiery, in black and
white, all sizes, seconds of up to
39c quality; your choice, OC
per pair, at e&OC
Children's Cotton Black Hosiery,
all sizes, per 1 Ql
Women's and children's cot- O
ton Handkerchiefs, each, at e6C
Men's good size cotton Handker
chiefs, slightly imperfect, A
at .i C
Curtain Voiles and Marquisettes,
large and beautiful assort- IP
fnent, extra special, yard IOC
Lace Curtains, large assortment to
choose from, white and ecru, ex
tra special, per t QC
Window Shades, sizes 32 inches bv
6 feet. They are complete OQ
and ready to hang, eaj'h ateUaC
Voile Curtains, lace trimmed, in
white and ecru; special, OC.
per pair OeJC
Scrims in short lengths, in a large
assortment. A bargain at li
the price we quote, yard. . Dz C
Men's and Ladies' Collar
Bands, all sizes, each. . .;t.2)o
Large Elastic remnants, wortb ;
to 20c yard, each , , 5c
Shell Hair Pins, 6 in box, per '
Dressing Combs, good quality,
Best imported mercerized
Rick-Rack, bolt, at 7 He
12-yard bolts , of Rick-Rack,
white only, per bolt 18c
One big lot of Chadwick's
thread, black only, spool 3c
Notion Boxes, each, at. ....... Be
0. N. T. Crochet Cotton, ball,
"American Maid" and "Betsy
Ross" Cotton, ball, at 6Hc
Rust-proof Dress Clasps, card
50-yard spool of Sewing
silk, spool, at 3c
Shoe Laces, for extra high
shoes, pair, at 3Hc
Cedar Moth Bags, large 60c
and 75c sizes, at 40c
(Limit 5 to each customer)
Hair Nets, per dozen Sc
8-in-One Machine Oil, bottle. 7 J, c
Large Rubber Sanitary Ap
rons, 39c value, at Se
Cable Cord, black and white,
all sizes, 12 yards, for .Sc
J. & P. Coats' best 6-cord
Thread, spool, at 4c
Black Sleeve Protectors, 15c '
and 25c values, pair, at 10c
Machine Needles, for all
makes, tube, at. 9c
Middy Laces, all colors, 10c
grade, at ,4c
Scissors and Shears, good
steel, per pair. . , . 25c
7gc Huck Towels, at 5c -
'About 200 dozen bleached Huck
Towels, 'fancy borders, hemmed
ends (one dozen to each customer)
19c Turkish Towels, , 15c
" These are full bleached, hemmed
ends, soft and fluffy kind, large
size. We advise early shopping on
account of the limited quantity,
39c Towels, at 25c
These are full bleached Turkish
Towels, double twftted thread,
hemmed ends, large size. -
EXTRA: Turkish Towel
Ends, at 2c Each
SPECIALS Scalloped Cloths,
These cloths are made of a nice
quality mercerized Damask in the
round size, scalloped ends, pretty
patterns. A $1.25 value.
Women's Pumps and Oxford
98c and $1.98
This offering consists of an as
sortment of low Shoes, in a variety
of styles left from our former
About 2,000 Pairs
In colored, white canvas, tan, Rus
sia, patent leather, dull and vici
kid, low, medium and high heels,
hand welted and light, hand
turned soles j nearly every size and
width, on three big tables; values
up to $3.50, at $1.98
About 1,200 Pair
in patent, dull leather, vici kid, tan,
white canvas; a splendid variety of
styles, slightly soiled, but splendid
values; sizes up to 6, on one big
table, special, for Friday nlv.
Remnants and Off the Bolt
Mill remnants Dress Batiste,
lengths to 16 yards, all "f 1 '
neat styles, Friday, yard iJC
Mill remnants fancy Pongee Suit
ing, neat designs, fast lOl
colors, Friday, per yard lawljC
Mill remnants, 36-inch bleached
and" unbleached Muslins, lengths to
10 yards, all grades; Fri- Q 1
day, per yard OzC
Mill remnants, 36-inch Dress Per
cales, light and dark styles, lengths
to 15 yards, Friday, jfer loi
Mill remnants Embroidered Cur
tain Swiss, lengths to 20 yards, all
neat figures, Friday, spe- 1 P
cial, per yard . ...... . . IOC
27-inch fancy Voiles, sheer, crisp
quality, off the bolt, per 1 Al
Pure Indigo dye apron Gingham
and best grade Dress Q 1
Ginghams, per yard 172 C
Genuine Everett Classic Dress
Ginghams, all the favor- 1
ite stripes, per yard .... 1 2 C
Beautiful Woven Voiles, 36 and 40
inches wide, fina quality, Q '
sheet and crisp, per yard laC
English Shirtings, repp and pon
gee, all neat sty les, S per J g
Rag Rugs, sizes 34x36, OQ.
regular 66c value, at.... OtC
Black and white Rugs, sizes 27x54,
regular $1.00 value, 79c
Scotch Wool Rug, size Q QQ
9x12, regular $20, at 4a7.a70
Mottled and plain Wilton Rum.
regular $5.50 value, J
Boys' Clothing Men's and Young Men's Suits, at $12.50
A sale of real smart look
ing and durable two-pa
pant suits that stand wear
and tear at prices that are
within reach of everyone.
2-Pair-Pant Suits, at $4.35
Boys 2-pair-pant Suits, a real value.
The same style and fabric as you will
see in suits much higher in price. They
come in dark gray, light gray, fancy
stripe effects, splendidly tailored in the
new pinch-back coats. Both pants are
fully lined. All sizes 6 to 16 years.
A Sal for the Little Fellows
Wash Suits, at 75c
Two tables full of real bargains. A
big variety of $1.00 and $1.25 Wash
Suits, in all the new styles, colors and
patterns. A few are slightly soiled. Sizes
are 2 to 8 years.
I TTnilHtlflllv ornnrl alalia ot- ilnia rlr VoUvl, el,n4
e " " ,n,g . in,. . auuvo Limb dlC
carefully chosen and represent the utmost in durability
and smartness. : A varied assortment of models and
patterns to satisfy all-who would economize on iheir
Suits for Young Men, at SI 0.00
Young men's Suits in worsteds, cassimercs and tweeds,
enlonrlMNr maa ai.aa 93 n 1Q V..
Men's Trousers, at $1.98 to $2.98
300 to 600 pairs men's Trousers to choose from at a big sav
ing. Prices, are ii.fla tn ?oa
Khaki Pants, at $1.00 to $2.60
We are exclusive distributors for "Carhart Overalls."
. Men's Raincoats, Divided in Three Lots
300 Icon's Raincoats, all seams strapped and cemented:
Lotl , Lot2 , Lot3
Negligee and Golf Shirts, at 75c
78 dozen men's Negligee and Golf Shirts,
made of extra good quality percales and cord
ed madras, all new patterns. About 'A of
the lot with soft attached collars, in all sizes
14 to 17.
Fine Furnishings for Men Specially Priced
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Work Shirts, at 50c
. 126 dozen full cut Work Shirts with lined
collars and cuffs, faced sleeves, in fancy
stripes, blue and gray chambray s; all sizes
14 to 17.
Union Suits, at 50c Each
175 dozen men's athletic and ribbed Union
Suits, made of good quality pin check and
ctobs bar nainsook. Also cotton ribbed Union
Suits with short sleeves and ankle length.
Sizes are 34 to 44. . , , .
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