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TUB lmii UMAflA, TLESDAY, NuV10MKER 5, 191'2.
There's a stillness
The labor of months is over
Empty freight cars are slowly roll
, over the rails away from Omaha.
Our planning is done
v Our work is finished
YOUR hour of action has come
YF And away back at the beginning of it'all is this idea:
F To, our mind the general love1 of music shown by the wide popularity of the piano is merely an instinctive reaching out of humanity for
the things that are beautiful true, '
So pianos should be made in sincerity. They should be sold in sincerity -whether the price be $257.50 or $5000.. . ' ,4
Cjp Such has been our purpose our intention. So we have considered it and so we have worked.
jf Thus it occurs that a great club of this kind unique and brilliant as it is only fittingly represents a service we are enabled to render
through tireless work and the power of money.
(TP This gigantic piano deal, with which to inaugurate the event of the naming of the Steinman &
if Son piano, was for Five Hundred Pianos. There is an average of 15 pianos to a car load.
This means, that it will take Thirty-three solid car loads of pianos to fill this single order or two
train loads. The freight alone will amount to over $4,578.75. One hundred and thirty-eight dol
lars and seventy-five cents a car load, or Two thousand two hundred and eighty-nine dollars for
each train. Five hundred pianos means something. Five hundred chairs of a kind may not mean
so much. Five hundred suits or hats, or this or that, may not mean such a big deal but 500 pianos
means something. In dollars and cents, it is a deal involving 175 to 180 thousand dollars, consid
ered at their selling value. It is a deal for as many pianos as lots of good piano firms will require
for two entire years' business. It is a deal that works more advantages to piano buyers, both in sav
ing money and in terms of purchase than any other piano deal of which we have any knowledge.
the Saving of the Orkin Brothers
club is to you the buyer
Qf The pianos we bought in this gigantic deal are $350 pianos. There are 500 of them. We are going to form a, Club of 500 mem
ff bers to purchase them. This big club will act like one person, each member enjoying the same advantages and the same privil
eges. All will secure the same price, the same terms and the same conditions. The Glub price will bo $257.50, or a. saving of $92.50
w. iuvuvj iu ouy uuuuug uuuui mo uuuiuiiues oi ierin8 ana conditions or saie. xnis yz.ou is an actual saving.
assumed or "make believe" saving it is a real actual saving of $92.50 that can bo used in defraying the expense
education of the family or in any other way desired.
It '8 the power of numbers that makeB this saving price possible just us the railroad can afford to charge less when it
runs an excursion because it carries more neople.
Some of the special advantages and
It is not an
expense of the musical
week privileges of the Orkin Brothers piano club
No interest added TrEverv instrument is guaranteed without reserve for five years. 1
r Huuigui-uui gumuui.ee ub strong as we Know to raaKe it in writing.
w w 11 give your money back. If thq piano is 5 a 1 1 sfactory after 30 days' use, the Club
There aro no "ifs" or "ands" in the guarantee just a
If after 30 days trial the piano is not satis factorv
Member has eleven mnr mnnth in wln'p.li in enHefv him.
U" as to the character of the piano. If it does not prove to be everything that he expects, he has the privilege of exchanging it without one penny's loss
tor any otiier instrument or equal or greater value that wo sell (and we sell twenty-six different representative makes). If a Club Member dies during the
life of his contract we will immediately send a receipt in full to his family for the piano. A beautiful stool and scarf to match the piano is included with
out extra cost. The piano will be tuned twice without charge. Club Members have an opportunity to still further reduce the cost of their piano bv proeur-
Formerly the Bennett Co.
. 10th and Harney Streets,
Copyrlgrnt, 1913 by Bton ft McCirrick Uc. Unnthorlid ui
In vrnolt or In part or oolornbU inaunwUi thtrtor forblSder.
Also--a Player-piano Club
rvp Wo havo Inaugurated a Player-piano club In connection with
jL our 500 piano club. The price of these club Flayer-pianos is
"OS dollars the terms aro O dollars tho first payment and 3
dollurn a week without Interest added. These Player-pianos
havo never been sold for less than $C50 with terms of f 26 down and 115
a month, with Interest added at the rate of 5 per cent. This is the first
tlmo, as far as our knowledge goes, that such trustworthy instruments
havo boon offered for ualo upon such popular terras an 0 dollars tho
firwt payment and 2 dollar a week without interest added.
TIiobo Playcr-pluiio.s nra Ntandnrd 88-noto players that is, these
club Playcr-planos play every note on tho lano when the music roll
Is In motion theao Playcr-planos havo an automatic shifter, which
compels tho music to play perfectly most Playcr-planos sold at from
200 to ?2C0 more than these Club Player-pianos will not play per
fectly. These Player-pianos have lead tubing most Player pianos have
rubbor tubing. The life of rubber is ono year at most. Lead lasts
forvercr it cannot wear out and tho tubings in our Player-pianos are so
placed they cannot bo broken. We give you an unconditional guaran
tee with tho Club Playor-plunos.
1. Tho Player-piano club will consul of 100 mombors.
2. Tho Player-piano club mombers can take their cholco betweon
two of the best Piayer-planos on the market.
3. The Player-piano club price is 395 dollars.
4. The saving In price to each Fluyer-plauo club member Is 155
G. The Player-piano club member has no interest to pay.
G. Tho terms to I'laycr-plano club members are 9 dollars the first
payment and 2 dollars a weok or, putting It in another way.
Flayer-piano club mambers have 193 weeks In which to pay
for their Player-piano.
7. Ilayer-pluno club members secure tho free use of 1,000 rolls of
music for ono year from the great Player Music Roll Library
tho largest Music Roll Library in this section of the country,
8. If a Player-piano club member dies during the life of bis con
tract we will Immediately cancel all future payments and send
a receipt in full to his family for the instrument.