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Don't you buy a Suit or Overcoat until
your haveseen our stock.
Prices Greatly Reduced.
Buv where you get good merchandise
for your hard earned dollars:
Overcoats $2.98. should be SJ.00
Overcoats 5.00. should be 8.00
Overcoats 7.50, should be 11.00
Overcoats 9.99, should be 1500
Overcoats 15.00. should be 20.00
Suits4n the same proportion. We don't
ask you to buy, just come in and look.
Friday Morning We Place the Following Ad
ditional Bargains on Sale.
Not (or one day or two days, but until sold. It's a mistake if you think our
e'rcat offers are only for a few days. These bargains advertised continue at ad
vertised prices until sold, and when sold others are put in their places. The best"
Indigo blue calico advertised at 2c was sold at ic a yard. This is not an uncom
mon occurrence, and is likely to happen every day. We are in the lead as "Bar
gain Givers." Others privilege it is to follow. We set the pace, and a lively one
:t is at that. Watch our advertisements every day. We change them twice a
week. li you are an economicrl housekeeper you can't afford to look over liberal
offers. We want your trade, and we are after it in real earnest, and if you will
?ive us an opportunity we will show you that not a stone will be left unturned to
please our patrons.
ftrrala A 400 yards of Black Braid in as
rud tyle. all imported and the latest designs.
Worth op to Wc a yard, will be sold for lc.
Bargain B Black and Cold Herculea Braids, all
"litis at 2, 3. 4. 5, 6. 7 and 8c per yard.
Barjra-n Cl Indigo Bine Calico, 10c quality at
KarjAin D 100 Sateen Bobes, 25c quality, done
"P nca'Jy in takes. A full 10-yard pattern for
f:.'.'7 ",rh. These make nice Christmas gifts.
Lace Curtains and Portieres.
Inwards of 1,000 pairs of Lace Curtains bought
' iht creat auction sale in New Tork City at
ont cents on the dollar, will be offered to the
at the following low prices:
Bargain E Lace Curtain, No. 305, taped edges,
cii.-pct ever known, 25c a pair.
, r-a:B 1 Lace Curtain. No. 8,451, laped edges,
tiMpt,t ever known. 49c a pair.
. B-irraln C Lace Curtain, No. 117, laped edges,
' rarJs Ion?. 75c pair.
..B-uvrain lfLace Curtain, No. 208, laped edges,
.yarU long. 98c a pair.
, . wpiin I Lace Curtain, Nov MS, laped edges,
. l;ar-in J Lace Curtain. No. C.80O, laped edges,
". ?ard long, ti.75 . pair.
. l-arpain K Lace Curtain, No. 2,903, laped edges,
. Baffin L-Lace Curtain, No. 7W. laped dfes,
. iong. f2.a a pair.
Puts - Four Persons
TMC KNIGHTS OT LABOK. .
rcSKUlDEBEX IAIE3 E30W5 LITE I
After May lag HU Ova Wife, BU. Csasle.
astd the tatter. mb-Ulh CMMm
May lag fa tbe BMM a
Year far Cialletty ta Pather
Mareer Crlsae at CMeaa.
Omaha, Xov 17. A special to Tha Baa
from Dead wood, & D.. tayti Caeof the
moat borriUe tragedies ever known in Uta
history of tha Black Bills occurred la
Saw Pit gulch, two miles west of here.
Joseph Tha, an Italian, married about a
year ago a cousin of Joaco Tanietta. A
tew months later his wife left him and had
since made her home at her cousin's. Tha,
at Ser her repeated refusal to return to him
and hie failure to bar. her refund to him
the money he tent her to come from Italy,
made tttcr&l efforts blow up Tarn et la's
house. At last be went to Tametta's
house considerably under the influence of
liquor and shortly after shots were heard
by the neighbors.
v The Crime Made Kaawa ay a Peddler.
Nothing was thought of it, however, un-
tit-: several hours later when a peddler
0yd at the door and getting no reply,
I hat'fVnring groans from insiile, entered.
'iJLyiv 'Around the room amid a horriule
confcnoB ot broken and scattered fur-
nitum lay Mrs. Tha, ah ot through the
mouth. Tametta, with a bullet iu his
breast and Mrs. Tnmetta with a frightfc;
gash Iu her loreucad, iufiicted with an ax,
all stul iu death in the woocished. T a
1st gasping for bieath with a bullet
tbrouku his head.
I Pitiable tea tare ml the Case.
la the midst of this bloody horror Mrs.
Tametta's two litUe children, a year and
a halt and S years old, were playing. The
coroimr and the sheriff were immediately
noti Ad and in a few moments a crowd
had illeeted. There is no doubt but that
the lendish crime was premeditated, as
the Mn of the house were all locked on
the I Muds, undoubtedly by Tha. Tha
lived, mly a few hours and the others were
edly killed instantly,
TEEN YEARS FOR SWARTHOUT.
PnlLtPEl Hit, Not. Tha report of
the general executive hoard et the Knights
of Labor was given out for pablieattea.
It epeas with a review of the year's work
and yaatiflcatiua of tha board's course as
follows: "The peat year has bean one of
trial to organised labor
d has been appealed to. and
advice ta eases of dispalr e
tioa of wages have bee propoeed by em
ployers, tha have Mt it their daty to
counsel cautious and conservative action,
even in instances where, in justice a de-
d for iacreased wages
aaws of a propoaed redaction would
been proper nod right. The steady
ot immigration which in spite of restrict
ive legislation emitianes to now to the
shores of this continent makes it compara
tively easy for employers to fill the places
"In addition labor has had this year to
reckon with the fact of a financial panic
and an industrial depression. The cause
of the panic is a question that it would be
unprofitable to here discuss, whether it
was occasioned by the operation ot the so
called Sherman act as some assert; to the
uncertainty regarding tariff legislation.
others maintain, or whether it was n
part of a deliberately planned conspiracy
having for its object the doubling ol the
value of the world's funded debts through
contraction of the woild's money.
which would be an inevitable consequence
of the demonetization of silver, as an in
creasing number believe, need nt hers be
Reference followed to the report ot the
secretary-treasurer and the fal. g off of
per capita tax. This was ascr.bed, not to
a failing belief in the order's principles.
but to sheer inability ot members to pay
A HEAVY FIRE.
Ownranono. ky. Not, 17. Fire
this morning destroyed the railread
depot, 10 cars of coal, two tobacco
warehouse, and 10 dwellings. The
loss is f 150,000.
Gkakd Ridge, HI., Nov. 16. This
town was wiped out by fire. It is
the third experience of this kind the
town has had. " - -
Haadred mt Taesa Oat
Tkkke Haute, Ind., Nov. 17. Five
hundred miners struck this morning
because the arbitrators decided the
question lowering the top screens
involving a reduction of wages in
favor of the operators.
lajared la a BaBway Wreck.
Minerva, O. Nov. 17 In n colli
sion at the crossing of the Cleveland,
; Canton A Southern this moraine.
many cars were smashed and the fol
lowing injured: George 'Chapman,
Jacob Maler and Milton S. Kelly.
DENIES THE CRIME.
The B ratal
Bargain M Lace Curtain', No. 517, laped edges,
3 yards long, 2.90 a pair.
BargainN Lace Curtain, No. 4,204, laped edges.
3 yards long, 13.48 a pair.
Bargain O Lace Curtain, No. 1,963, laped edges,
3: yards Ions, ft. 45 a pair.
Bargain P Lace Curtain, No. 1,095. n new
thing, silk edge Saxony; can hardly be told from
t he genuine Brussels, at $3.98 a pair.
Bargain Q Better quality. No. 10,590, silk edge
Saxony, at 5 a pair. ' .
A New Stock of Chenille Portierek
, Bargain K Portieres with dado and fringe, $ 2.19
Bargains Portieres with dado and fringe, $3.85
Bargain T Portieres with dado and fringe, 14.69
Bargain U Portieres with dado and fringe, $5.72
Bargain V Portieres with dado and fringe. $6.25
Bargain W Portieres with dado and fringe,
Dadoes and fringes in the very latest designs
and colorings. Erery pair advertised is a bargain.
Cloaks. , x;
Just received a lot of the new "Skirt Jackets
with braided waists."" They will now be found
on sale in our Cloak Depattnjent. Many of our
shrewd buyers are availing themselves of the
great reductions advertised at the beginning of
onr Gigantic" sale. Gigantic is just the word,
for each day our sale increases in magnitude and
the-Trtal ml a Xmrnrng Mam far Isspli-
eatea la Parricide.
is.- Ills.. Xov. 17. The trial of
Ernest Swartbojt for implication in the
murder of his father has ended. The jury
was eat all night and took all that time
to came to an agreement, at first being
equally divided as to guilty or innocent.
It took thirteen ballots to bring all round
to one way of thinking and when the ver
dict was read in court it was to the effect
Swartbout was guilty of mur
der ana fixed the punishment at fourteen
Mania the state's prison.
Yusga)aUiuiit di4yeem hopeful
wbennie was-taken to court to hear h-s
fatebuthia wife was, and when the ver
dict bras read it Was a crushing blow to
her. i pne young ana pretty ana ner
grief brought tears to many eyes. There
was o direct proof ot actual murder
agaffsst Ernest. The crime was -the kill
ing of Albert M. Swartbout, a prosperous
laraajT and widower, who was about to
marrjL mncU to the . displeasure of his
trowvS The murder was dons iu
SwaraWat's new barn, at an early morn
ing aour, ana ine ooys were promptly ar
rested under the belief that one ot them,
at least, was guilty. John H. Swartbout,
one of the brothers, died in jail here,
leavinz a confession that he alone fired
the fatal shot, and that Ernest had noth
ing whatever to do with the ac
This-, confession farther recites: "My
brother knew nothing about the killing
of father till alter tbs fatal shot was flred.
Aftet I saw what I had done, ot coarse I
became anxious to dispose of the body and
hide! my crime. I went to my brother
Erndst and told him what Ih
and tompelled him to aid ma in getting
the nedv of my father to toe straw stack.
and when that was does that ended en
tirely his doings concerning the matter.
1 flrM the stack and made such disposi-
tioaM the body as was afterward found
by tne omcers ot tne taw ana tne people.'
Marderer ml Birdie
Placed la Jatl.
Canton, O., Xov. 17. Curtis Davison,
the man who so brutally outraged and
murdered Miss Birdie Baugb, near Alii- j
ance, and then tried to kill himself, was
brought to this city and placed in the
county jail by fcher.ff Keyuer and a num
ber ot assistants. lie was placed in an
ambulance when the train arrived here
and hurriedly drien to tbe prison. There
was no excitement or demonstration of
any kind. He was placed in a ceil in e
female department and a guard p- d
over him in order to keep him from . n
attempting suicide. He makes a dr. ..of I
any knowledge ot tbe crime. He is . cov
ering rapidly and will soon be able to
nave a heariug.
Wanted ta ?ee the PresMeat.
"Wasiiisgtox, One of the early
callers at the .White House was a wom
an who claimed relationship of Queen Vic
toria. She Is a thin, spare woman with
black eyes and hair; about & or 3 years
old. .She said she must see the president
to explain the business she had with him.
which she could tell no other person. "1
am a niece of Queen Victoria," she a
but I dislike to say anything about it,
and will not unless I am compelled to.'
After being informed that she could not
see the president she went away saying
she would call again.
Xayer East is Aagry.
JatSSEAFOLiSt Nov. 17. Mayor Eustis
met the ministers of Minneapolis at the
First Baptist church in response to sn in-
v it ion from them as an association to de
fine his position in regard to the closing of
the saloons on Sunday. During the I
ing Mayor Eustis, who waa seriously in
jured in a runaway accident recently, de
nounced tbe Bev. G. I Jforrul, pastor of
Calvary Baptist church, for having circu
lated statements to tha effect that his
wounds were received daring a slumming
exneditioo for enjoyment with uord Mayer
onanss ok iooun. xne i ncment created
a decided sensation.
Viboqua, Wis., Nov. 17. General
Rusk is weaker today. ,
McsUa!y at Gathaaa far Best.
Xew York, Xov. 17. Governor William
McKinley. Jr., ot Ohio, and Mrs. McKin
ley have arrived in Xew York. The pro
tection advocate drove to the Windsor
hotel immediately. He said that be had
come to Xew York for a rest. While be
expected, of course, to see some of the
leaders of tbe Republican party here tbars
was no political significance in his visit, .
He expected to remain a week.
President Kaaaa Takes Pslssa.
Xew Yoke, Xov. 17. A Panama special
says: It is said that Ueneral K. Jioaea,
president of tbe United States ot Colom
bia, recently swaliowed poison. It la al
leged by his friends that the poison waa
taken ly mistake, but in other circles H
is thought that the president acted with i
deliberation. The assertion Is made that
the act was due to ill-health and
ing political troubles.
. . The Marina and Fire to i
Milwaukee, Nov. 17. As a result ot the
conference between the representative of
Senator Mitchell and John Johaaton an
agreement has been arrived at by which
city real estate aggregating in value about
(l,G00,OD0 will be pledged as security for
the liabilities of the Wisconsin Marine and
Fire Insurance Company bank for the par- -pose
ot enabling it to resume. S
Verdict ia the Back Island Wreck.
Chicago, Xov. 17. Tbe coroner's jury
investigating tha Rock Island wreck at
Seventy-first street, Xov. 8, returned a
verdict holding the company rn pons two
for criminal reglect. Conductor Freeman,
Flagman Orton. and Collector Porter of
the wrecked train, were held to the crimi
nal court for negligence.
lujappeared in evidence against Ernest
thai he waa heavily in debt to his father.
Who had required him to give a bill et
sale of every dollars worth of property
that be owned, and even the crops on his
father's farm that ho was working and
tbe crop on his own farm of tweaty acres.
CRIME EPIDEMIC AT CHICACO.
Ooe Marder aad Two teaplciems Caeca
The Bs shelf Bsesnj.
Chicago, Xov. 17. There has been an
epidemic ot crime ia this city during the
last few days which is ot a most shocking
nature. Thomas Prunty was murdered
and his son and daughter were severely
wounded in their home en West
thirteenth street. A man not f nlly
identified was ' found dead near the
Sangamon street viaduct nnder circum
stances which pointed to font play. Peter
Simmer, awagoamaker who lived in tbe
outskirts of Highland Park, was found
dead in his bed nnder equally suspicious
circumstances. In all these cases robbery
ia supposed to nave aeea tbe motive.
The robbery in tbe Bookery by which
tbe thugs got 131,500 is sUU as much a
mystery as ever. .The wounds on Mr.
Drake's Lead are so aerioas that the doc
tor has ordered complete rest for some
time. The papers are daily full ot
Mn)t . na ohiaelL at erkirt, ia mJJ .
! and they are successful nearly every time.
jraperty, bnt that the nbbers get awev
sateiy. Three men are under arrest for the
murder of Prunty, but only en suspicion.
Tbe police seem unable to cops with the
Behbery at t trass, BVaa.
Kaksas Cttt, Nov. 17. A special from
i Lamed, Kan., says; One ot the boldest
robberies ever committed la this seet
occurred ia this city. M. F. Campbell.
dealer, was the victim. During
the scuffle that ensued when the two rob-
ben demanded his money, Campbell waa
shot through tbe left hand and it had to
be amputated. The weapon used waa
double barreled shotgun. The robbers
cured (175 and escaped. A posse of armed
men is in pursuit of them, aad it caught a
lyacbiLg is not tmprobaMe.
hUniso!!, Wis., Xov. 17. The entire
bulla ms portion of the village of Brook
lyn, ten miles south of Madison, was
boined. The loss is estimated at fago-
Insuraace, 80,000 to IS'l.OOa Cessna. Ver-
sehea, clothing; Bhaw it Roberts,
store, and Bel I s onera hone
cipal leases. There was no fire i
Chicago, Xov. 17. In the council cham
ber was held a memorial meeting et the
late Carter H. Harrison, mayor of the
city ot Chicago. City officials. Judges
of all courts ia the city, cena UUbert.
Coroner McSale, and other county offi
cials aad ex-city officials and ex-ssu
ere present. Following was the
gramme: snort address oy Mayor bwirt;
music by Imperial quartette; reading et
lesolations from other cities and orgaai-
tsthins; music; reaaiu4or report of coun
cil committee onresoiuuoas; snort speech-
es oy awermen.
Lexigto. Ky.. Nov. 17. F. D. 1
the Tonng real estate dealer who a
over fto, 000 by forgery, naa escaped Item
the jail by sawing oat tha bars.
The Qaeea Beeelves a Pie. '
In accordance with an i
Queen Victoria has been i
n lamprey pie. U was aa elalmrsto af
fair and waa presented by the
Mr. Hatthews. Be a&iined hit j
turn of giving it, t
the lord high steward of
timatedthat aba would be barmy to re
ceive it. CJonaeammtly tbe pis caums, ne
cxmi&iedby two silver swen bear
ing tbe arma of the city and the nwane ot
the mayor. London letter.
Kaksas Crrr, Nov. if. A special to The
Star from Cripple Creek. Com., says
double awarder was committed ia a saloon
on Bull mountain. A girl named Irene
Geed was drinking at tbe bar when an ex-
prixe fighter named Lear entered by a rear
door and opened fire upon her with a re
volver. The barkeeper, named James, '
emptied his revolver into Lear, who then
staggered over the prostrate girl, shoe her
ia tbe temple, and then tell over dead by '
ber aide. Aalousv at her ntm illmi for a
Five Bl SO BUfMMMAI onw.
. Attempted Susie
Mereii l, - Wis, Xov. 17. An attempt
by some unknown person to I
at at tea Agaat
Xakeas Cm, Nov. 17. -The Star's
Tcneki. Kan, special sayat Tha joint
Priam and Santa Fa atalioa at raeiw
burglars who were mad. yea after the
sutu laaars r tanas ten aero, xaey
He waa sitting at home near front wia-
dow when some one on the outside fired a I
pistol shot at him, bat nrlmsi. There ;
no dew to the perpetrstors.
WAS-uavron. Nov. 17. The in ms
negtiiiramsai exindltnre over the
afnas have reduced the available awmi
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