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! MEET IN OMAHA
Friday, February 8, 1918-
" A. M. to 6 P. M."
-BURGESS-NASH STORE NEWS FOR SATURDAY-
A. M. to P. M.
-Phone D. 137.
Saturday at Burgess-NashpTill 6 pDm
Middle West Association Will
fa Hold Its Annual Meeting,
With Delegates Present
From 30 States.
The 14th annual meeting of the
Classical Association of the Middle
West and South will be held in Omaha
. on April 4, 5 and 6. About 300 dele
gates from 30 states are expected to
attend. This will be the first time
that the association has met so far
west. The selection of Omaha is due
to the efforts made ,by the classical
department at the University of Ne
The association has a membership
of more than 3,000. The program will
be of wide interest and will include
lectures by some of the most famous
men from all corners of tne country.
A Latin play, "Roma Non Delenda
Est," (Rome ought not to be de
stroyed) will be presented by tne
students of the local Central High.
The play was written by Miss Susan
Paxson. who is in charge of local
arrangements. It was presented last
year and because of its popularity
had to be repeated. It will be given
for the association on April 5 and
a for the local students and teachers
on April 9.
Hotel Fontenelle will be the head-
ings on Thursday afternoon will be
held there. - An auto ride is planned
for the visitors for Friday afternoon
after the play. The autos will be
furnished by pupils of the Central
High classical department, Meetings
on Saturday morning wiH be held at
the Central High school. .
The following eminent classicists
will present papers: Professors
Francis W. Kelsey, University of
Michigan; G. L. Hendrickson, Yale;
M. S. Slaughter, University of Wis
consin; J. B. Pike, University ' of
Minnesota; J. B. Game, Florida State
College for Women; Marie L. Hark
ness, Sophie Newcomb college; D. A.
Penick, University of Texas; F. C.
Eastman, University of Iowa;R. D.
Elliot, University of South Ilakota;
Arthur Walker, University of Kan
sas; G. S. Scoggin, University of
Missouri; H. W. Prescott, Univer
sity of Chicago; W. E. Johnson, Lane
Technical High school, Chicago; F.
II. Cowles. Wabash college; C. N.
Smiley, Grinnell college (president of
the association); Arthur Kieth, Carle
ton college; J. C. Morgan, York col
lege; J. T. Green, Kirksville State
Normal; Olivia Pound, Lincoln High
school; Grove Barber, University of
Nebraska; C. H. Weller, University
of Iowa; S. E. Stout, University of
Indiana; B. F. D'Ooge, Michigan
State Normal; C. O. Denny, Drake
university, and R. H. Tukey, William
All Societies Invited
Tn Inin in Helehratifin
Colonel J. M. Banister, chairman
of the committee of arrangements
for the Lincoln day celebration Feb
ruary 12, calls upon the head officers
of every society, organization and as
sociation or wnatsoever naiurc aim
nationality to call meeting at once
and announce the great patriotic
event, and to issue urgent invitations,
written and verDai, to every member
to attend the celebration.
The colonel's subcommittees will
attempt to get formal notice to these
officers, but may not have time to
cover the whole list; therefore the
colonel and his committee are anx
ious to have the word passed along
to every organization in order that its
officers may feel' the obligation rest
ing upon everybody to do his utmost
to make this event the greatest pa
m triotic meeting in the history of
Velvet Joe's 1918 Almanac
Is Alive to the Times
It takes a ready reckoner to keep
a man abreast of all the, new things
that have come into daily life. And
if Velvet Joe hasn't discussed every
live topic in his war almanac he cer
tainly has covered most of the big
ones. And Velvet Joe's gentle, sunny,
philosophy is everywhere in its pages.
Anyone desiring a copy of Velvet
Joe's almanac js requested by the au
thor to drop a postal to him at his
home, 4241 Flsom avenue, St. Louis,
and an almanac will be sent free of
The names and addresses of a few
friends written on the postal will in
sure their also receiving a copy. Vel
vet Joe's almanac will be particularly
useful to 'friends in army and navy
Omaha Alien Has Brothers
Fighting Each Other In War
Otto Behrendt of Benson, who reg
istered Friday morning in the city
hall as a German alitn, told, the reg
istrars that he had a brother in the
German army and another brother
witlj the United States army in
Frank Behrendt is with the German
forces and August F. Behrendt is a
lieutenant fighting for democracy on
the western front.
The possibility of these brothers be
ing comparatively near to each other
and fighting against ech other at this
time was suggested to the Benson
man by an interested listener.
Mr. Behrendt expressed his loyalty,
1 although he is one of approximately
1,000 men in Omaha who must reg
ister as "aliens." 9
Community Centers Meet
In Schools Tonight
Orchestra numbers, costume dances
and singing will be features of a com
munity center program in Edward
Rosewater school tonight.
South High school players will pre
sent a complete program at Castelar
school community center. An or
chestra of 30 players will be heard.
Several humorous features are prom-
"His Old Sweethearts" is the title
of a4 dramatic offering at Monmouth
park by the dramatic class of this
Looking for work? Turn to the
Help Wanted Columns now. You
will find hundHa of positions listed
New Hats of the Unusual
Bright. Shiny Heralds of Spring
$5.00, $7.50 and $10.00
THE new millinery for Spring is
bright and shiny shiny straw
shiny ribbons shiny ornaments,
in fact, everything in keeping with
the new seaspn-4-Spring, the bright
est, and cheeriest time of the year.
Such novel features, as:
Pokes, Watteaik Style, Short Back
Effects, Dress Hats, Tailleur
Hals, Street Hats
The display is, indeed, a most
pleasing one and you will enjoy
looking over it regardless of wheth
er you wish to buy now or not.
The creations are the very latest ideas just in from the
east, and each hat depicts that characteristic of individu
ality and distinctiveness found in Burgess-Nash millinery.
f Burgew-Naih Co. Second Floor
Women's Burson Seamless Cotton
Hose, Specially Priced at 39 c
BURTON hose are shaped in the knitting, not pressed into shape,
made with hem top, regular or extra sizes. Black, white or
cream colors. All sizes, at 39c a pair.
Women's Cotton Hose, at 50c
Full fashioned, full regular made foot, double garter top, black,
white or balbriggan; regular sizes, 50c; extra sizes, 59c.
Women's Silk Lisle Hose, 75c
Black or white, fine quality, full fashioned, full regular made,
double top, 75c a pair.
Women's Silk Boot Hose, 75c
Pure thread silk boot hose, full fashioned, full regular made,
black or white, 75c a pair.
Children's Black Cotton Hose, 35c
Fine ribbed, black cotton hose, seamless, all sizes. Very special
at 35c a pair.
Infants' Cotton or Fiber Hose, 35c
Black or white, Cotton or fiber hose, seamless; special at 35c a
Burgeaa-Naih Co. Main Floor
The New Spring 1918 Boots, Ox
fords and Pumps Are Ready
THE most dignified, yet good looking, dressy models, we have ever
The lasts and patterns are exclusive, and they will not be shown
elsewhere in the city.
For Dressy Street Wear
Imported Russia army tan vamps with warumbo buck cloth tops,
perforated tip and vamps, light welt soles, two-inch Cuban heels.
Brown French kid vamps with warumbo buck cloth tops, perfor
ated tip and vamps, light welt soles, two-inch Cuban heels.
Two-torre lace boots, brown kid vamp, dark golden brown kid tops.
All black Russian calf, dull kid top, two-inch Cuban heels.
All tan Russia calf, light welt soles, -inch Cuban heels.
For Dressy Afternoon Wear
Silver gray kid.
Military gray kid.
Fawn color kid.
Mouse brown kid.
Golden brown kid.
Koko brown kid.
( Two-tone brown kid.
All made with hand welted soles, two-inch kid covered heels, plain
and perof orated tips, $8.00, $10.00, $12.00 and $13.50, the prices.
Educator and Kindercraf t Shoes
For Infants, children, misses and big girls, are the best wearing
Burgeai-Nsih Co. Second' Floor
Clearaway of Lingerie Blouses
Saturday, at $1.00 and $1.95
TWO splendid groups that represent values of unusual
importance.' They're tailored styles; also white voiles,
batistes and organdies, with trimmings of lace, em
broidery, frills, jabots and hemstitching.
Every blouse in good" style for spring 1918, with roll
or flat collars and long sleeves.
Some are slightly soiled, but all are greatly reduced,
and we claim for them most unusual value, at $1 to $1.95.
Burgeti-Na.h Co. Second Floor
You'll Enjoy Viewing
This Display of
Designed Especially for Immediate
and Early Spring Wear, at $29.50
THE display is, indeed, a most fascinating one one that
will be interesting and pleasing to you because
It's an array of the "new and
different" in dresses for Spring
lending that individuality and dis
tinctiveness so characteristic of
Burgess-Nash ready-to-wear ap
parel and the thing every woman
You'll find smart styles for
street wear in serges, taffeta and
combination tunic and eton ef
fects, n embroidered and panel
models. Also lightweight Jersey
dresses in rose, copen and navy.
The satins, taffetas and georg
ettes fo,r afternoon wear are very
attractive. Navy predominates.
They're draped and in tunic ef
fects, also smart combinations of
georgette and taffeta, and new
pin check taffetas.
Burren-Naih Co. Second , Floor
n ANDY For That
v Sweet Tooth
The sort ofandy that makes
you want more. Special for
Saturday until 6 p.m., we offer:
Peanut and cocoanut brittle,
at 29c a lb.
Caramels, fresh made, pure
ingredients; special, at 33c a lb.
Burget.-Niuh Co. Main Floor
at 3c Each
Fresh carnations, very spe
cially priced Saturday, at 3c
' Hyacinths, 19c
Potted hyacinths, white and
colors, special, at 19c a pot.
Daffodils, freesias, tulips,
etc., at special prices.
Burgwt-Naih Co. Mala Floor
END Her a Dainty
There's a little bit of senti
ment in every one and every
one likes to receive a valentine.
Our range of selection is excep
tionally good with a price range
of lc to 25c. s
Burgett-Nath Co. Main Floor '
Two groups of women's
gloves, which have become more
or less soiled from display, have
been greatly reduced for a quick
Kid Clove., $1.29
All soiled kid gloves, includ
ing5 French kid and lambskin,
silk lined and unlined mocha,
also cape skin gloves, reduced
to $1.29 a pair.
Silk Glove., 60c
Two-clasp, double tip, silk
gloves, in white, black and col
ors, also chamoisette gloves
slightly soiled, but otherwise
perfect, reduced to 60c pair.
Burgei-Naah Co. Main tFloor
The sale includes women's
union suits, odd lots and discon
tinued numbers, high neck and
long sleeves. t
There are all sizes in the of
fering, but not every size in
Burgeat-Naah Co. Main Floor
RING YOUR FILMS
If you will bring your kodak
films to us any day before
12:30, they will be developed,
printed and ready for you at
11:30 the next.
films left before
4:00 p. m., will
ibe ready at 3 :30
the next day.
We guarantee our work, too.
No. 0 Brownie camera, $1.75.
No. 2 Brownie camera, $2.50.
No. 2A Brownie camera, $3.50,
No. 3 Brownie camera, $4.50.
Burgeai-Naah Co. Main Floor
Pebeco tooth paste, 39c.
Powder puffs, at 10c.
White ivory combs, special,
Orchard white, 34c.
Nonspi, special at 39c.
Racarma toilet water, $1.00.
Soul Kiss face powder, 34c.
We carry a complete line
of Melba goods.
Locust Blossom- extract, 29c.
Hind's Honey and Almond
Djer Kiss" face powder, 69c.
1-lb. can Lilac Rose talcum,
Williams' talcum powder, 12c.
Page talcum powder, 12c.
Jap lose talcum powder,
Cocoanut oil soap, 4c. '
Thermos lunch kits, special,
2-quart guaranteed hot
water bottle. $1.25.
Infants' hot water bottle, 49c.
Rubber gloves, extra heavy,
Hinkles' pills. 100 in a bottle,
Sal Hepatica, medium, 49c.
Lavoris, small, 22c.
'Lavoris, medium, 44c.
Lysol, medium, 44c.
4 ounces glycerine, rose
water and bay rum, 19c.
Peroxide, small size, 10c.
Peroxide, medium size, 20c.
Peroxide, large size, 30c.
1 quart denatured alcohol,
Nuxated Iron, 79c.
Burfets-Naah "Co. Main Floor
Yes! As I Was Saying-
en's Suits and
Which Burgess-Nash Have Specially Reduced for Saturday. Are
the Best Values Obtainable Anywhere at the Price
$21.50 and $31.50
rpHE above is the expressed opinion of a clothing expert, made while in con
versation with the writer the other day, and we feel certain that it will be
your opinion, too, when you see the garments and realize their timely value im
There's a reason, of course, and this 1
is it, our stock of men s suits is too big,
and we are putting trns section, like
others of our store, on a war-fitting
basis and willingly accept the sacrifice
that we may accomplish this end.
Every garment possesses all the
points there are to a suit or an overcoat,
thorough satisfaction with the way they
fit, the way they're made and the way
they look and wear splendidly tailor
ed throughout. In style and fabric every-
L thing that is new is represented. The
tailoring shows the master touch of.
America's greatest designers. All sizes
represented, from 33 to 46.
There's a wide range of materials,
including plain serges, good staple
styles that will be desirable for the com
ing season, All reduced to the two
prices Saturday, $21.50 and $31.50.
' Birrfii-Nh Co. Fourth Floor
0YS' Wool Suits
Reduced to $7.95
rpHE suits are all wool mate
rials, mde pinch-back, and
3-piece, belt,, single or double
breasted styles with patch or
plain pockets. Two pairs of
pants, full lined. A wide range
of patterns from which to
choose. Plain colors, fancy
checks, stripes and mixtures.
Ages 6 to 17 years. Specially
reduced for Saturday, to $7.95,
Every coat has been subject
ed to a substantial reduction to
effect a quick clearaway. Blues,
greens, browns and reds, plaids,
Burgeu-Nath Co. Fourth Floor
Men! Here's Certainly Good Shirt
News for Saturday, at $1.15
F we had to go into the markt and replace these
shirts now at the prevailing prices, we would have
to pay at least as much as we are now asking yon. "x v,
They're the soft negli
gee coat styles with turn
back cuffs, also with stiff
cuffs. Made in the 'very
best possible style of fine
shirting materials and
there's every size of neck
band, from 14 to 17.
- The colorings and pat
terns are for spring and
summer, and it's without a
doubt, the biggest and best
offered anywhere in the
city at $1.15. ,
Burf.ta-Na.h Co. Main Floor .
Men's Sample Union Suits at a
action of More Than V4
THE samples used on the road by a
big distributor, including the best
makes from some of the best under
wear mills in the country. Athletic,
lisle, silk and lisle, fine cotton, etc.,
Light weight, spring weight, medium
weight, in fact, most any weight any
one would want to buy at this season
of the year.
If you will anticipate your under
wear needs for the coming season and
profit by this offering, you'll benefit
by a saving of better than a third of
the usual price, of what they were in
tended to sell for. Saturday, the price
Burgcsi-Naah Co. Main Floor
All good colors, medium
sizes only, you'll find the
values very extreme in the
offering for Saturday, at,
25c a pair.
Gloves, at $1.15
The offering includes cape
skin kids, etc., unlined and the(
price is but about half the regu
lar. All small sizes, 7, 7,
7 and 7, accounts for the
great reduction. If you war
a small glove this is your oppor
tunity; price, $1.15 a pai.
Burf.aa-Naah Co. Main Floor
It's a delayed shipment
which we bought months
ago at a special price'eon
cession on the price before
the great advance. . The
way we own them and
offer them to you means a
saving of better than a
They're made of a fine
quality of muslin, Cut full
and roomy, splendidly
made and finished, all
sizes. We consider them
very extreme values at
Burteas-Nath Co. Main Floor
The Men's and Boys' Shoes are on
x the Fourth Floor
WHERE only the better gradesare sold.
For Saturday, we feature: -
Men's gun metal calf, English
heavy single soles, at $5.00.
Men's gun metal calf, blucher
heavy single soles, at $5.00.
Men's brown Russia calf, modi
fied English last, Rinex soles, $6.50.
Men's dull calf, lace boots, hand
welted sole. Six different styles of
our best selling models, $7.00.
Mens, black kid skin from
the narrow English last to the
broad orthopedic last, at $6.00
Boys' Shoes for School
In black velour calf skin, patent colt, tan Russia calf, priced
at $3.50, $4.00 and $4.50. . 1
We are the exclusive selling agents for the James A. Banister
fine shoes for men.
Army shoes, boots and puttees.
Burfeta-Naah Co. Fourth Floor
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