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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: RATUKDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1908
OF THAT LASTING, SERVICEABLE AND SATISFACTORY KIND
This year the Hart man store is proving more conclusively than ever that it is furniture headquarters for Xma(
nVinnnnre fsiffa of rhnrnrinp nnd cliffs of substantial, disrnhle nature- Gifts that will nlease the redolent and flivo pleas- t
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ure to llio enure nousenoiUi uci o ai o kuuu3 suiiouic tur oaui ctiiu uvci y uiviuuor ui uio laumri i um iv s ."
to the grandparent,
are down town.
We're making a special showing of Holiday Goods this week, and we urge you to step into the store the first time yeu fa
PURCHASES DELIVERED WHEN DESIRED IN UNLETTERED WAGONS
I Dressed Dolls
"They go to Sleep',
J A-Jf &2l
&-! (1 MgS22
Our efforts In the last few months were
concentrated upon moving a tremendous
stock. We have accomplished our aim,
and converted much merchandise into
cash. Prices did the work. Now, that the
sale will end December 24th, call Satur
day and get your share of the bargains.
Goods certainly are marked low.
Wo Pay Your Transportation
Whsth.r yon come to Omaha to attend the big- Corn Show or thle
Hff nla, or both, wo will holp defray you npuui white in tho city.
Wo will par rou round trip eecorlaa; to thlo eo.l.i
TO OMAHA AJTD KBTUKN.
If 80 tntlea, purchase I Jo worthi It 160 miles, purchase I 8 worth.
It T6 mil, purchase 40 worth. If 100 miles, purchase SO worth.
If l6o miles, purchase 60 worth. If 260 miles, purchase 100 worth.
If you live tho same distance and purchase only half the amount, wo
refund your fare only one way.
DARGAIilS! BARGAINS! BARGAINS!
9740 and 98.00 Ixmg-I'ant
918.00 CRAVE NETTES,
91.00 Mid 91.50 All-Wool Un.
I 92.00 SILK MUFFLERS,
930. Hand-Tailortti Suits,
Bring This With You
$7.50 Pure Worsted Pants $2.98
50c Silk Handkerchiefs 15c
$2.50 Sweater Coats 98c
$22.50 Fur Coats $9.85
GREATEST VALUES In the CITY
12 Lambsilnwn I'nlon
II Union Bulte. heavy
tl all wool, fine Un
60e cotton fleeced Un
60c and T5o Silk Hand
$2 Worsted Sweater
Costs . , 980
$1 blue Flannel Shirts
76c heavy black Suteen
$1.60 Lion brand stiff
end soft Shirts... 95o
$1 soft Shirts, collar
ITfio Huspenders. . . , 19o
2Bc Suspenders 140
John B. Stetson $5.00,
$6.00 and $7.00 Hats
10c Handkerchiefs. .So
10c blue and red Hana
. kerchiefs Bo
60c Ladles' Underwear
Boys' Knee Pants.. llo
60c Overalls !-
60c Working Shirts 8v
60c and 75c Work'nsr
Gloves 39 a
Manhattan and Elgin
Shirts, large site
only, at 49o
$2 Working- Pants
$3.60 Men's Pants 9.2.94
2 So Woven Snx,...18o
Boston Garters ...,14o
4i mnm 1
9 V, -XsL Z"i m l-aiftlr sii MiiiTi
Forced Out Of Business I
ABE RCEF IS FOUND CUllTt
Tury Return. Verdict After Twenty'
Tour Hour' Deliberation.
POLICE PEEVENT DEMONSTRATION
Attorney Francis J. Heney
Was Shot In Court R
Returns for the First
dAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11. Abraham
Ruef, former political boss ot nan Fran
cisco was convicted yesterday of bribery.
The verdict was returned exactly upon the
stroke of 4 o'clock, when the deliberations
of the Jury had been prolonged throughout
period of twenty-four hours. The warn
ings of Judge William P. Lawlor and the
Vigilance of the police checked all at
tempted demonstration, although the ex
citement In the court room was so Intense
that men were thrust down Into their seats
or held In the grasp of detectives as they
rose to obtain a better view of the proceedings.
The trie, which has been In progress 106
days, ended with surprising abruptness.
The day had almost passed without sign
or Intimation from the curtained chamber
on the upper floor of Carpenter's hall, the
hopes of Ruef and his attorneys had risen
with every hour of delay and the adherents
of the prosecution were proportionately
discouraged. With numbers and Interest
undiminished, the hundreds of spectators
who have clung about the court room dur
ing the closing days of the trial retained
their seats In the chamber or stood pa
tiently in a long line opposite the entrance
with a strong detail of police watching
vigilantly for the first sign of disorder
Inside, and petroled every approach to the
Proceedings Are Brief.
The jurors had scarcely taken their seats
In the box before the brief proc. edlnf
were at an f-nd. The Judge glanced at lue
verdict and handed It to Clerk Welch, who
read It aloud.
As the Jury filed Into the court room and
took their seats In the jurybox. Judge Law
lor asked Foreman McXamara: "Have you
gentlemen reached a verdict?" "We have
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- . ,i.i.il.f niluhail T) iiii m r Inn. ntiil
stretcher shelf, large
drawers a remark-
laiING TABLE able value
In maple, oak or mahoRany finish
Large French plate mirror, eliape-
ly legs, excel
at I ooay
I tre.il Jt
need not be
gin until al
ter the go ;d i
have been de
gift- good a
now; we wili
wish; you can
pay alter the
goods are de
livered as it
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Solid Oak Collet
Newest design, excel- trimming, return
lent finish, large linen fiuegi patent mag
compartment, drawer aIine cover a
lined for silverware. mo8t economical
Frencn piaie J7S heater
Every little girl
In Omaha ought to
have a beautiful
sleeper doll aiid
every little girl In
Omaha Is going
to have one this
Christmas, ' If we
have our way
The doll ai.eas
orss sixteen lnohse
mirror. Ill" cnai.iii r FX n hlrh
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We offer here
one of the hand
somest dolls, pret
doll that closes Its
eyes and goes to
.leep when you lay
it down, has Joints
In Its arms and
legs, so that It
will alt up In a
most childlike at
titude and have,
that real lifelike
even the smallest
child will appreciate.
fEDESTAL EXTENSION TABLE
Made with rarved claw feet and solid
onk S-ft. extension. easy
slides, perfoct t 14R
detail . .
Of excellent deflgn, large and loomy.
Onk, Mahogany nr Map 10
flnHh. massive mirror,
Remember this size when you are making comparisons with
the offering of other store. These dolls are beautifully dressed
ana are aosoiuiety tne biggest value you have
ever seen In all your days. You can't afford to
overlook this bargain. If there's a little girl In
your home. Special this sale
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Large Oak Beater
Made with heavy
guar ant eed for
dura- a CA
Heavy posts and tubing.
enameled In all popular
ait sises. Angel
steei siao 1
$j.60 cash, u0
$5 cash,' tl
17.60 o a s h.
Solid Oak SJ89
This 26-pc. Rogers Silver wear Absolutely Iree
With every purchase of $100 or over; or, sold outright
for 17. B0, on terms of $1.00 cash, 75c monthly.
MOTE In case you buy tills set and at any tlmo
within one year you buy goods from us amounting to
$100, we will refund all you have paid on the set or
credit your account with same.
"Feather your nestf
M14-I4I6-I4I8 DOUGLAS ST; $4.89
This rocker value
will serve to Illus
trate the wonder
ful sacrifice of
prices that will be
made. There are
Just 53 rockers In
this lot The rocker
Is made of eolM
GOVERNORS. AT EXPO
(Continued from First Page.)
replied the foreman, as he. handed a folded
slip of paper to Clerk Welch. An Impres
sive silence followed.
Attorneys, defendant, spectators, detec
tives and police held their breath as the
clerk slowly and deliberately, yet with ap
parent agitation, unfolded the paper, and
then, as every eye In the court room was
rlvlted upon him, read the fatal words:
"We, the Jury, find the defendant, Abra
ham Ruef, guilty as charged."
Immediately everybody arose to their feet.
There was a murmur of approval, but no
scene or demonstration.
Heney la Court Room.
At the other end ot the counsel table
near the place where his blood had dyed
the floor a deep crimson red, which had
been effaced with sandpaper, sat Francs
Heney, who appeared In the court room
today for the first time since the Jay he
Ruef sat between his father and Thoma
B. Dozler of the defense when the rerdlct
was read. He had spent the greater part
of the day in conversation with his parent
and though his face paled and his eye
remained fixed for a long time upon the
men who had pronounced his fate, almost
his first thought was for the elder Mr.
Ruef. He whispered a few words of en
couragement to the old man and sent him
out of the room to break the newt to the
defendant's mother and sisters.
By pnpvloui? agreement of counsel that
the hill of exception should be settled
later, the court set next Saturday, Decem
ber 1!, as the day for pronouncing Judg
ment. Ruef's conviction renders him
liable to a maxinum penalty of fourteen
years In the penitentiary.
Jury Refuses to Make Statement.
The court room was cleared cf spectators
Immediately upon adjournment. The Jury
left the box and they and Judge Lawlor
declined to make ony statement of the
number of ballots taken or the features of
A few minutes before the verdict was
returned Francis- J. Heney, the assistant
district attorney, who had charge of the
trial until he was shot down by Morrlr
Haas on November 13, had been driven
away from Carpenter's hall In on automo
bile. Notwithstanding the presence of a
score of officers who- did all they could
to lestraln the demonstration as Mr. Heney
entered the court room, men and women
rose to their feet and cheered, waving hats
or handkerchiefs until the bailiffs and de'
EEBB IS A OEM 70 THOUGHT.
On Traveling Bags, Ladled Handbags,
Ladies' Neckwear Folders, Music Roll.
Attorneys' liocumeiit Hulls. Toilet 8ei.
Picnic Sets.. Writing Sets, Shaving tie.s.
Automobile Lunch bets for parlies ol
wu four and six; Folding Drinking
Cups, Flasks, Bill Uook. Pocket Bjoks.
Cullur and Cuff Canes, Men's Hat Cases,
Cigar Cases, Money Belts anil Military
Brushes. 20 discount will be allowed
on all the above mentioned goods unti:
Jan. 1, lbl. You are curdUlly invited
tn lniiit this Una whether vuu buy Ul
not. Tns line comprises many Imported articles, as well as domestic, and U tht
choicest to be had. Uood Uuodt at very low prices.
OMAHA TRUNK FACTORY
1200 FARN.M STREET
going to a dance of the braves.- He has
tened to the ascent to see who was making
the noise. One little girl had found a
rubber-covered aisle and she was running
down It and having so much fun she Just
had to scream, but like a coyote, ahe made
visitors think a dozen girls were yelling.
The moving picture show was the favor
ite with the vounsraterp. This In no com- !
mon picture show, but a special one ar
ranged for the exposition and costing It
$300 per day. No admission Is charged.
The show Is freo and when the room Is
filled the guards close the doors and the
show starts. Friday the program con
sisted of moving pictures of "Hagenback's
Wild Animal Show," a trolley ride down
Sixteenth street, Omaha; scenes on the
Ernst farm, near Tocumsch, Neb.; the
boulevards of Paris; a trip to Lake Man
awa, and scenes on an ostrich farm.
While the youngsters were enjoying the
moving pictures, the regular program was
held In the lecture room. Prof. E. A.
Burnett of the Nebraska College of
Agriculture presided. A. D. Scharnel
of the United States Department
of Agriculture spoke In the place of As
sistant Secretary Hays of the department;
W. R. Mellor, secretary of the Nebraska
Board of Agriculture, also addressed tha
meeting and the bands furnished a special
program of music.
Gretna Pupils Are There.
Among the visitors at the exposition were
251 school children of Oretna, brought to
Omaha by A. E. HUderbrand, who ar
ranged special train service with the Bur
lington road to bring the children in and
return them to their home this evening.
The children marched to the main entrance.
wearing Gretna budges and carrying ban
The miniature mills are running, and Sat
urday the domestic science department will
bake bread with the flour made on 'hu
exposition grounds. The wheat contests
are so close that It Is with difficulty the
Judges made awards. The wheat awards
ard made, however, with few exceptions.
The Judges decided that a referee test
would be made on many of the wheat sam
ples, in one of the best mill laboratories In
tliu country. These teats will determine
many of the most valuable first prizes.
Scharnel Prefers the Field.
"I have been working In corn fields, cot
ton unu tobacco fields for the lust ft-
years, so I would feel more at home thert
-tiun on this platform," said A. L. Schumel
jf the Department of Agriculture, who
rrade the first address Friday morning and
who had been Introduced by Dean Burnett
Alio was presiding. There ,was a large
audience and Mr. Scharnel was moved by
ltis to relate the anecdote of the Koveinoi
A Iowa, who, unaccustomed to muklng
speeches, told several thousand convicts in
.he Anamosa penitentlury, "That I am
slud to see so many of you here."
bchamel happened to mention In the
course of his address, which was on corn
red selection and breeding, that he had
xM-n at ' work on this line for eighteen
years, a statement which caused a gajp
f astonishment to run throus'.i his au
ulence, for the speaker dots not look much
Uier thsn that number of years.
"I feel that I ought to congratulate the
'armers presegt," said Mr. Scharnel, "that
.he production of corn und the breeding ol
seed corn has attained an excellence only
Ivaled by Its results in live stock selection
and breeding. This exposition offers ' a
ihowing of the best corn ever produced
m In the greatest amount, and I feci that
President Funk of the National Corn Grow
ers' association and the other officers ar.d
he Omaha men ought to be proud of the
remarkable results obtained. For let m
emphasise this fact this la the best col-
. . .
"The prosperity to he enjoyed by trls
national Corn exposition Is hat a re
flectloa of the prosperity of the corn
growing states of our nation 1 and we
who are xrebraskana eanaot help but
feel a pride over the fact that it is
held on Nebraska soil, which has
frown to an average production during
the last five years of more than 200,
000,000 bushels of corn each year. This
fact permits Nebraska also to occupy
the third plaoe in the total number of
live stock, with Omaha as the third
city In the country in number of ani
mals handled, and we are reliably in
formed that its aim la to he the
first, which . Is not at all Im
probable, when in this community we
consldsr the class of men with their
shoulder to the wheel pushing publlo
enterprise." W. R. Mellor in address
which has furnished the money for the
promotion of all state corn shows of what
ever nature heretofore held in Nebraska,
to lend ls influence in recognizing this
effort on behalf of the citizenship of
Greater Omahu, the committees of the
various state and county organizations, the
farmers and press who have so ably re
sponded to the request to here produce a
National Corn show, the teachings of which
will llvrf as a great factor of Inspiration
for better Ideals in the production of corn
the king of all grains.
The one thing which at this moment Im
presses Itself upon our minds, Is the honor
conferred upon Omaha and Nebraska by
the public spirited men who have so ably
promoted this great National Corn exposi
tion. We wish we could name each one
who has assisted In centering the eyes of
the corn belt upon Omaha today. It is said
that this is a good city to furnish enter
tainment for Its visitors. The annual Ak-Sar-Uen
parades bear testimony to that
fact; but pleasure consumes time, energy
and money, and oftentimes Is not benefi
cial to the participant, but when vaiuabl.)
Ideas can b connected with recreation It
will result In compensation to the observer
In his practical every-day life.
To those who by their time, money or
efforts, have made tills event possible, Is
placed at the disposition of the committee
in charge. In addition, the committee has
chartered twenty street cars. There Is not
the least doubt that a showing of impres
sive size and quality will . be made by
Council Bluffs. local pride having been
It Is accordingly "up" to Omaha to
make a similar showing Tuesday when the
return visit will be paid. A committee of
the Commercial club Is at work to secure
every motor car In Omaha and has mailed
a circular Invitation to all owners to Join
the procession. Owners of cars will make
up their own parties and get in. The mat
ter will not be allowed to rest here, how
ever, and steps are being taken to see that
all drivers or owners of cars do bring their
machines to the rendezvous at Eighteenth
and Douglas streets, Tuesday at 2 p. m.
There is not the least doubt that 300 of
the 400 or more autos In Omaha will be
secured, for the occasion will take on the
nature of a parade and society function
combined. Since many owners of cars are
lection of corn ever broucht together In
An Item of Interest.
"I think, too, there Is an Item worth
mentioning In the fact that the corn win
ning the grand premium sweepstakes comes
from the state which produces the greatest
averag number of bushels per acre. I
believe, too, that this expoBltlcn will have
done more to increase the production ot
corn per acre the ccrntry over than any
other single fact. Perhaps it may be men
tioned in passing that seventy of the best
Judges of corn have been brought here to
pronounce a verdict upon the exhibits and
premium entries. (Mr. Scharnel Is we'l
qualified to pass this Judgment upon the
Judges, for he has been supervising their
"I wish to speak briefly this morning
of three men who have played .a most
Important part In the history of corn breed
ing, J. L. Keed of Delavan county. 111.;
James Hiley of Boone county, Ind., and
H. Learning of Brown county, Ohio. Mr.
Reed emigrated to Illinois In 1S47 and for
fifty years farmed only 160 acres, but for
all of those fifty years devoted himself to
the breeding of one single kind of corn,
which has attained under his direction a
state of perfection unsurpassed by any
corn In the world. He Is a plain farmer.
Some would call him uneduaated, and
when men ask me what an unlettered
farmer can do In seed corn breeding, one
has only to point to Reed, whose career
is a veritable Inspiration.
"Then there Is James Riley, who pro
duced the famous Boone county White
corn after thirty years of labor similar to
Heed's. Moreover, the ten ears of Jehnson
county corn with which L. B. Clover has
won the grand sweepstakes is an Improved
variety of this corn developed by Riley."
Address by W. II. Mellor.
The second address of tho morning was
given by W. K. Mellor, secretary of the
Nebraska State Board ot Agriculture, who
said in part:
It Is a pleasure for the Nebraska Statu
entitled tne nearly comrnenuaiiu.. .... . among Omaha society people. It Is certain
tunlty for the betterment of agriculture, , that the affair will be something of a
which by this corn exposition you are en-1 gala one and the procession across the
deavorlng to Impress on your citizenship. r)ver weIi worth taking part In. Women.
Should you never heur but a small fraction eour.p w.n , . .m o,pllntf ,hA
of the good things said, still there will 01 c"r?. as well as men will occupy the
remain the lasting satisfaction in the ; cars.
knowledge thut your aim has resulted prl-
marlly In the uplift of your neighbor. ITURKELSON IS SET FRFC
Fraternal Drill Teams
Those who like to watch precisely exe-1
cuted military muneuvers, and theie is none Man Who Accidentally Killed Baby la
who does not, will enjoy the competitions j Exonerated from Blame and
at the Corn exposition Saturday, which is j Released.
"Fraternal day." Drills by, the champion'
Uams of the c anna and lodges of the Mod-j Ne'e Turkelson, who accidentally fired
ern Woodmen of America, Woodmen of tho revolver shot that resulted In the death
World, Ancient Order of United Workmen of a 3-year-old child Wednesday night,
and other societies will compete and ma- has been exonerated from all blame In
neuvcr during the afternoon and evening affair. Friday morning he ws given
nrf th- KMctacle will be an Inspiring one. i belongings and released from the city
Jail, where he had been confined subject
TWO CITIES WILL. SWAP
Omaha and Council Bluffs Business
Men to Exchange Courtesies.
Omaha and Council Bluffs leading busi
ness men and society folk will Indulge In
a grand exchange of visits Monday and
Tuesday. Monday Is Council Bluffs day
at the National Corn exposition and Tues
day la Omaha day at the National Horti
cultural Congress. Council Bluffs men and
women, the moBt prominent In the city,
are coming here In force by automoble,
every machine In the city having been
V ISITS I to the coroner's Investigation. He left the
police station apparently greatly affected
by the terrible result of his deed. He
boerds at 617 Pierce street and Is a bar
tender by occupation.
MAN ASKS PAY FOR ANGUISH
Wants Ten Thousand Dollars for Fail
ure to Receive Telegram of
Because he was prevented by the nor
delivery of a telegram from attending th
funeral of his father In Kansas, City. K 11
Hugh Jehu declares his health has !
Impaired and he haa been subjected
great anxiety and agony of mind and
recompense him he has begun 'euit agaii "
the Western Union Telegraph oompany -10.000.
. Mr. Jehu lives at 1317 8oth Cent:?
boulevard. He says October 13,'hls brot:ie'
C. P. Jehu, sent him a telegram summ
lng him to the bedside of his Dying fatli
He did not receive the message and
father waa buried, two days later wit. ft
his knowing he was seriously 111.
CHANGES BY THE BURLINGTO
hew Division Superintendents A
pointed for Wyiuore and
Two changes In superlntedents of
Burlington are officially announced. I. A
Lyman will become superintendent of' y r
jiiuto uivjsiuu, wiiu jieauquarters
the town for which the division Is nan;
He succeeds C. B. Rogers, who resigns
go to another road. W. N. Weidenha i
becomes superintendent of the Sterling'
vision, with headquarters at Sterling, C
Mr. Weldenhamer replacea Mr. I.yu.
there. Both changea are effective Dete:
Mrs. Pannie Freeze and Don Cable f
married Thursday evening at 8:30 b"K
Charles W. SavlJge at the People's ciiurc4
Smooth Jelly. ( .'
To prevent the gritty substance form .
in grape Jell, preserves, etc., to one gal.,
of the fruit when hot add one teaspoon '
of soda, when a green scum arises wli
you skim off and It does away with 1
AU the world loves a bargain,
find bargains by watching the '
i'ages" of The Bee.
Put Potato In l.ard.
To keep your lard nice and white a
prevent It from becoming strong use a
Irish potatoes. When the lard is ti.M
done drop In a potato about the size of 1
egg to each gallon of lard
Board of Agriculture, an
MEXICANS' OX, AS THEY CAME.
"We are glad we cams. The exposi
tion la wonds'rful and of great benefit
to na Mtzlcana. We have been most
courteously treated by the exposition
officials, including President Wattles.
We wiah to coma again next year and
hope that the National Corn exposition
will be held in Omaha." So spake
Beaor foe of the Department of Agri
culture of the repabllo of Mszioo rrl
day morning. His words were echoed
by Hon. Beferlno Somlngnes and Sanor
Xdo Xiuis Oorospe, millionaire piantsra
and agricultural philanthropists who
wish to improve farm conditions la
their country. Is a similar vela, also,
apoka nor Oaea, director of the Msg
loan National Experiment station.
lOEF Cold. il TV It
The uniform success that has attended the use of this remedy in the cure of bad
colds has made it one of the most popular medicines in use. It can always be
depended upon to effect a quick cure and is pleasant to take.
It contains no opium or other narcotic, and may be given as confidently to a
child a to an adult Price 25 cents. Large size 50 cents.