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THIS BBK: OMAHA, SATt'IiDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 191 2.
emarkable Sale of Women's
and Misses' Coats Saturday
Hundreds of new cloth, plush and caracul coats, manufacturer's samples and surplus
stocks which, we havo just received, go on sale Saturday at remarkable values.
I flNft ftARAfHIl ftflATS ". at M Oft
Splendidly nindc of good quality caracul, good sorgo
crc? lining large rolling collarn, two-inch facing.
NOBBY LONG CLOTH COATS
Worth up to $22.50 The season's prettiest and most serv
iceable of cloth coats, Saturday at $12.50
MCREHEAD PLANS REFORMS ;
Governor-Elect of Nebraska Delivers ,
Address to Manufacturers.
ADVOCATES SAFETY DEVICES
llniwinrl fit Cnmmerrlnl Club Part
of I'rorrrdlnirn of Hlnir .Inunda
tion Which Will (,'onllnne In
.Sraalon Ilurlnit Toiln jr.
Worth $22.50 Splendid
quality plushes, guaranteed
RUSSIAN PONY COATS
Worth $42.50 Beautifully
marked, best quality satin
or brocaded TP Cffl
linings, at $4.1 -3U
BEAUTIFUL SILK DRESSES
Worth up to fjdin.oo ChnrmoiiBo, McRsallncs, otc, in scores
of tho prcttloHt of BtylcH, on salo Saturday at .'. . .
For women anil misses. All
wool nwoatcr coats In every
leading color and QQn
styles, nt up from. .... 90C
WOMEN'S and MISSES' SHOES
AVorth S.rM anil 9-1.00 In
ovory now stylo matorlnl and
last, at S2.45
KNIT AVIATION HOODS
Worth 98c For women and if ftp
girls, all colors, at IOC
No 6jr QMAMA
The novelty G.
PIONEERS TELLOF PRIVATION
Old-Timers Hear Interesting Paper
of he Old Indian Days.
ARRANGE MIDWINTER SOCIAL
Lorbnrr Telia of the Tiny When the
Mall Wna Carried Arrnaa the
rinlna In Wnitmia mill of
Dougln county pioneers mot at tho city
hall yesterday afternoon In their regular
monthly session, discussed plans for their
midwinter social and recalled many In
teresting Incident of pioneer life.
W A Larkln, assistant to tho post
master In the early '60s, told how two
men handled tho postofflco in which thoro
are now COO employes.
August Locknor, reminded of tho Inci
dent by Mr. Iarkln's story, told how he
narrowly escaped entanglement with
tlnclo Bam when ho was carrying mall In
pioneer days. With a brother ho easayod
to cross tho Datta rlvor with a load of
mall. During the progress across tho
sWollen and Icy stream .tho wagon box
came off and floated down stream, the
horses continuing to swim In tho apposite
Goorga A. Wilcox read an Interesting
paper on his own experience In Nebraska
fifty-flvo years ago, "About a week bo
foro July 4, ISM, n family of three, con
sisting of n father about 23, u mother ot
scarcely 16 'with' a babo 8 wenks old In
her arms, crossed tho Missouri rive a
little way above Bollevue on a flatboat
manned by two' mon," ho told.
"Their belongings consisted of n yoko
ot oxen hitched to a covered wagon, and
a mulle cow tied beldnd. In tho wagon
was all the furniture and cooking utensils
ot tho family.
Soon Lour IfoiiPV,
"They had about jail when they left
Michigan, but father was taken sick and
the sum dwindled and as It ' took their
last dollar to pay' tho ferryman they
wcro obliged to trust to luck and now
made friends, but as mother told me
many times, since, they did not need'
money to havo friends In thoso days.
"Just as they landed In Nebraska a big
thunder and rainstorm came up, William
and John l'etcrs' father and mother toon
them In and kept them until after tho
storm, when they went to a hotel and
wero given a nlco room for thoso times,
and told to pay when they got tho monoy.
"Mother didn't have a hair -broom nor
a vacuum cleaner, nor a broom of any
kind. Father and Undo III mndo shingles
nnd ax handles for what monoy tliey got
tho first year and depended an hunting
for a Part of their living.
"In 1859 father moved on a farm now
occupied by Fort Crook soldiers as n
Utinrd ARitlnat ltiillnna,
"Wo lived near La I'latto on a farm a
llttlo whllo and then moved to Hcllovno
when 1 was 5 or C years old, I can re
member tho women and children would
be loft at tho churches nnd court liouso
nil night and tho men wero out on guard
watching for Indians, This was tho time
when tho hated Sioux wero reported to
bo headed our way. t
"After father was mustered out of; tho
Second Nebraska regiment ho traded
ubout all ho had left for what was known
as tho Hunt .houso .at -Uollovuo und
started a hotel, which they kept .tor
twenty-flvo years or more. Wo lived In
thts hoiiHo when Abraham Lincoln was
killed. I remember tho day very wull."
Mr, Wilcox then told of the strugglo ho
had to accumulate u llttlo inony by cut
ting kindling wood, llo Bald he got his
start when ho bought two- calves, giving
a note' to his father for f3 at 13 per cent
for tho last payment.
Ho said every Friday afternoon tho
children In school had to speak pieces.
Ho recited his first composition, a "War
lMece," which began;
Badly wo gazed upon thnt flag, torn from
a brother's hnnd,
And shed n tear tor those once loved,
now joined a traitors' band;
They'd left tho flag ot Washington, the
flug our father Rave
No' richer boon was ever glvon, no prouder
flag to wuv.
"Speaking ubout compositions," ho con
tlnued, "reminds mo ot a Btory of an
Indian boy In some of our eastern col
leges, who 'was asked to wrlto a com
Positions Patrick Henry. Among other
tilings, hu said: 'Patrick Henry wus not
a very bright boy; ho had blue eyes and
light hair; ho got marrlcd. Then ho said,
'Olvo mo liberty or glvo mo death.' "
Concluding his recital of tho privation
and tho fun of pioneer life, Mr. Wilcox
It costs a lot to llvo theso days
Moro than It did of yoro:
Hut when you stop to think of It,
It's worth n whole lot more.
Tho association now has 939 members.
ino following now members wero ac
cepted: l'llizabeth Bauman. 'CO: l J.
Crcedon, '77; William Iilcke. .B:
A. Mngnoy, Charles C. Itosewater,
m; Auraiium Kosenbcrry, '&lj n. D.
Hhoades, 'CSi Mrs. jilnrv ohnrn m.
John H. Van Dorn, '73; John O. Yclser.'
utto j. wilder, 'GS, and 8. L.
PROTECTION OF IMMIGRANTS
IS OBJECT OF NEW PLAN
CHICAGO. Nov. 1E.-A national system
of Immigrant protection and distribution
will bo built up If .representatives of
eighteen states attending tho second an
nual meeting ot tho National Conferenco
of Imniirrutton. Lund and Labor Offi
cials hero can bring sufficient Influence
to bear on congress.
Exploitation of tho Immigrant by em
ployment agencies, lodging houses add
transportation companies would bo n
thing of tho past If tho bureau wcro or
ganized, It Is argued.
Efforts will bo mode to Induce tho Im
migrant not to stop In tho city of entry,
but to go to tho south nnd tho west to
take up agricultural work In tho vil
lages and towns.
States represented ut tho conferenco
nro Illinois, Wisconsin. Mlchlgnn, New
York, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Cali
fornia, Washington, South Cnrollna,
Now Jersey, South Dakota. Louisiana
FOR LOUNGING DRESSES
Some persons, from lack of knowl
edge, believe that cotton crepes are
only suitable for Kimonos.
This is a mistaken idea, as
Serpentine Crepe house
and lounging dresses are being
daily worn by tens of thou
sands of women.
Twenty-four years' experience has proved that Serpentine
Crepe makes up into the most serviceable afternoon gowns,
as well as dainty morning and lounging dresses.
And it is so comfortable to wear; not an inch of it but
that is soft and flexible, and yet it is of so firm a texture that
gowns and dresses made from it always retain their shape
until worn out.
Try it once and you will always be thankful this sugges
tion was followed.
May we caution you, however, to always ask for Serpentine Crepe,
and beware of purchasing so-called "short lengths" and "remnants,"
many of which are cut from inferior crepes, and will not give satisfaction.
The genuine Serpentine Crepe bears the words " Serpentine Crepe" on
its selvage, and is guaranteed in every respect
Sold at all Otaaka's Leading Department Sttres
THE ONE A&a $21 to
"I Intend to quit at the end of two
years," John II. Morchcad, governor
elect of Nebraska, told 400 manufac
tures at the Commercial .club Friday.
"Karly In my campaign for tho go
ernorshlp of Nebraska," ho said, "I
made up my mind that I would sacrifice
myself to m. few reforms for Nebraska
and If I accomplish them I shall be
satisfied. I want to put through some
Bleat business reforms-and I fully un
derstand that no man can do that and
expect to be re-elected."
Governor-elect Morcheud was speaking
to tho delegates to the convention of Ne
braska manufacturers, who are In Omaha
organizing a state association. They
wero attending a complimentary dinner
given by tho Commercial club. The governor-elect
made tho statement before
explaining his stand on tho problem of
prison labor, which ho designated as one
of tho principal reforms for tho stato
that ho has In mind. Ho Intends to
placo prisoners on country roads, ho
said, and build up tho highways ot tho
state In that way. thus giving tho pris
oners employment without Interfering
with legitimate business.
Will Help IlouiclfiN.
aovernor-clcct Morchcad spoko of the
majority which Douglas county nnd
Omaha -gave him, In tho recent election
nnd declared thai ho would endeavor to
repay tho voters by doing everything In
his power to benefit this section.
"In my campaigning over tho state,"
ho said, "I never missed tolling In a
slnglo town how I esteem Omaha. I
never missed speaking a good word for
Omaha and In my capacity as governor
of tho stato I wilt leavo nothing undono
to make this a greater and better city.
And In doing that I want to ask your
co-opcratlon. I . want each of you busi
ness mon to take an Interest In the gov
ernment of this stato and work for bet
ter conditions hero. I want you to send
delegations to Lincoln to make known
your Ideas on matters of legislation und
to express your wishes."
Governor-elect Morehead guVo a gen
eral outllno of his plan of dealing with
prison labor. Ho cut his speech short.
becauso of hoarseiicss, ho said, acquired
In his recent campaigning.
In talking of tho penitentiary, he de
clared his Intention of making tho Insti
tution self-supporting. Ho believes by
placing tho prisoners on tho country
roads ho can financially benefit tho state
while not throwing the labor of prisoners
Into the competitive fields with legitimate
labor, as has been done- in soma Btates
whore tho prisoners aro hired out to
manufacturers In vnrlous Industries.
Work "ii Htiite I'nrni.
"I believe also," sold he, "that we can
take soino of tho younger men from the
prison and put them on a state farm,
which will supply products for the tables
In public Institutions. This system would
also have the effect ot taking these
young men and men serving short sen
tences away from tho bad Influence of
tho older, hardened criminals."
Samuel It.' McKelvIo, lieutenant governor-elect,
nnswered tho cries from tho
audtenco for a speech directly after Governor-elect
Morehead had finished. Ho
also thanked tho voterrf for his election to
office arid mado a short talk on tho
manufacturing Industries of Nebraska.
Ho said ho hoped tho stnto would grow
out of Its reputation tor one-sldedness as
a more agricultural state and becomo
equally famed for Its factory productions.
His speech followed In tho tenor of the
discussions and speeches which have
marked the present convention of state
a. K. Condra, prorcssor of geology of
the Nebraska university, who was tho
first speaker on tho evening program,
talked on "Tho Conservation of Business
With Special Refcrenco to tho Hlue Sky
Ijiw." Ho deplored tho existing condi
tions In Nebraska, which ho sold allowed
"wild-cutters" to tnko away capital and
placo It In "mere blue sky" In Florida,
Mexico, and clsowncrc.
Prof. Condra favors legislation which
will protect tho Ignorant Investors from
wild-cat propositions nnd assist them
through stato commissioners or Investi
gating boards In distinguishing between
legitimate business and "parasltonlo
schemes." Ho advocated that the next
legislature look Into the proposition ot so
protecUng and assisting, Investors.
Snfrsf uurilliiK lCniplo)
Ono of the most Interesting addresses
of tho evening was that of P. C. Schwodt
man, president of the Citizens' Industrial
association ot St. Ixnils, and chairman of
the committee for accident prevention and
workmen's compensation of tho National
AssoclaUon ot Manufacturers of tho
United States. '
His address was Illustrated with store
opticon slides nnd motion pictures, show
ing various devices for safeguarding em
ployes, and comparing places where they
are In uso with tho old hazardous work
shops. Tho subject of his address was
"Safeguarding Kmployos." and he highly
recommended a workmen's compensation
end employers' liability act for Nebraska
Mr. Schwedtman has traveled through
Kurope and mado a study of workmen's
compensation laws and accident preven
tion devices. Ho showed how such laws
brought Into uso such devices nnd gavo
ttutlsllcs proving his. points that cainpen
tatlon laws not only benefit employe and
employer, but aro In lino with the much
discussed and varied conservation policies.
Taking the statistical figures that there
are 30,000 fatal accidents In the United
States every year and vtilulng a llfo from
the commercial viewpoint at JS.ouO, ho
emphasized the annual economic loss to
this country to be J150.000.0CO.
"The number of non-fatal accidents."
he sold, "has been variously estimated at
from 00,000 to 2,000.000. It an average du
ration of disability ot twenty days be
assumed and a day's tlmo bo valued at
V. there Is added from 20,000.000 to S,
WW.OoO more on uccount of temporary loss
of time. This tikes no account ot loss
because of permanently partially dls
nbllng Injuries, the most serious of all In
effect and earning power."
"Our annual loss Is certainly not less
than J25O.OOO.O0O. and probably twtco that.
And this figure only Includes the direct
and Immediate loss In money value with
out anything Included for tho effect or
tho productive capacity ot future genera
"lp to a few years ago tho principal
consideration In designing and operating
American machinery was speed and out
put Today humanity has placed a new
requirement ahead of quantity and qual
ity tf output, namely nfety '
U liu. learned that tho health mil
tuJi'l vtnltnc ot our people tin. .lr
POWERFUL BASE BURNER
Hero's an exceptionally fine
heater for the money, silver
nickel trimmings, extra size
flues In base and up the back
increases radiating surface.;
produces' more heat with less
coal than any base burner of
equal price on the market;
patent grato, magazlno feed,
draft registers and other
It's a large, 119
clal prlco only .
Other Styles and Sizes
$21 to $65
Terms to Salt.
STEEL RANGES )?
Wc are making easier terms of payment than
other stores about town re asking smaller down
payments nnd smaller monthly payments than
any store in the city. Wo wl 1 make the termB
to suit you to suit your convenience and plcacure
A, BEST STOVE VALUES
A handsomely de
signed heater, full
n.ost durable flr.e
box, patent dra.w
center grate, screw
draft register, ate
tight top, largo
feed door, flro pot
and ash pan, abso
Hot Blast Heaters
An absolute smoke
Blast; burns slack
coal, soft coal,
hard coal, coke,
wood or .rubbish;
stovo mado. Many
new tea t u r e s,
The famous "Peninsular''
Steel Range and tho price
Is only J2D.7G. It Is a fi
holo range, with high warm
ing closet, made throughout
of heavy gaugo cold rolled
stool riveted likoa
steam boiler - guaran
teed to heat, cook and nuke
to your cntlro satisfaction
It's a big fuel saver, si ton
tine construction, smoke
consuming fides, ventlluted
flro box, duplex grate for
coal or wood, largo oven
steel oven back, nsbeitns
oven lining, balance oven
door, making a shelf, broad
flue bottom, circulation of
hot air around entire oven.
Insuring even baking, hand
eomo nickel trimmings all
over. A high grade steol
range, thoroughly guaran
teed, xno tunc
biggest value 1 1 1 c)
you ever r -m
saw. Hale J J
HuTr or the PR!
Brass Trimmed Bed $
With Sprluj and Mattress
Big Saturday Special. Hand
some Dressers, ml"
madef'good slzo A neat iron bed whlto or Vernis Martin finish,
mirrors. Spe- M full size, with woven wire spring and felt top,
clai this salo, g mattress complete, this sale
Marie of solid oak, well con
structed and well finished,
largo French m itfv'.'7r
bovel mirror, nl f 3
ftpeciui mis h mm
only, J. 7
respect and earning capacity of our wago-
workers, tho lives and limbs of our toll
ers, ure our nation's best assets, und
that their safeguarding, from an econom
ical viewpoint, lij five times as Important
io uie nation as ino preservation oi rar
est, stream and soil. Needless to say
thnt even this ratio Is as nothing com
pared with the humane consideration ot
Inspire Spirit of C'liiitlon.
"It Is poor business Judgment to give
a man money. It Is good business Judg
ment to give a man a chance to earn
mpney. It Is Impossible to gtvo our boys
or our girls nn education, Industrial or
otherwise, but it Is tho best kind of In
vestment to glvo our boys and our girls
nn opportunity to acquire an education.
"It is Impossible to keep a knlfo from
cutting and a gear from crushing, but It
Is possible to safeguard our workers' lives
nr.5 limbs without reducing speed und
output of knlfo or gear. It Is Impossi
ble to do away entirely with carelessness
of employes, which Is by far the most
serious cause of work accidents, but we
can by education, organization and In
spection reduce accidents due to careless
ness to n minimum and Inject Into a
whole shop organization the spirit of
caution ami care until It becomes a
Other Aililrcaaea of Par,
Mr, Schwedtman's address followed
along tho Ideas ot workmen's compensa
tion and employers' liability brought out
In the afternoon session ot the manufac
turers at Hotel Home. There V. Te
cumseh Sherman, who has mado a spe
cial study ot the propostltlon In Its ap
plications In foreign countries as well as
the United States, and C. D. Trnphagcn,
chairman ot the commission appointed
by the governor to framo a workmen's
compensation and employers' liability act
for Nebraska, read papers on the subject.
Chairman Traphagen's address reviewed
tho Nebraska bill about as he presented
It to the Omaha Commercial club a few
Mr. Sherman discussed various phases
ot he law as It applies In Norway, Ger
many, England and the states which
have them In this country, giving a his
tory of It from tho cmdo outlines mado
and adopted years ago in Norway.
Selllnir Nrbruakn Good.
The Nebrassa manufacturers will com
plete their organization today. Tho morn
ing session at tho Homo hotel will be
taken up with a discussion ot fire waste
and flro prevention, the proposition ot
advertising Nebraska and soiling Ne
braska made goods.
In tho latter connection a committee
from tho Nebraska Ketall Dealcxp' as
sociation will discuss with tho visitors
the "Made In Nebraska Show," which
will be staged In tho Auditorium March
6 to 18, 1913. C. 12. Belnert, O. W. Dar
ner and J. Krank Barr of the committee
from the retailers, and Louis W. Buck
ley, manager ot tho show, will present
Tho report of committees and election
of officers will be held at the afternoon
session. Plans for organization, as given
the association by G. A. Wrightman,
Becrctary-trcaaurer of the Iowa State
Manufacturer's association, at the ses
sion yesterday afternoon probably will
play a prominent part In the Nebraska
organization. The delegates yesterday
afternoon gave Wrightman a rising voy
of thanks for Ms services In giving thorn
suggestions. One of the principal things
he suggested as a means of making the
association a ru "t one us tho m-
ployment of n i rr. iuvi t.ecretar who
understands tv l of organizing
i.id i.o tn U i thi ..t rcs f .. aajfav
AVIATOR JANNUS MAKES
QUICK TRIP TO B00NEVILLE
BOONEV1LLB, llo; Nov. 15.-Tony
Jaunus, tho aviator, arrived hero lato this
afternoon In his hydro-aeroplane, having
mndo the trip from Glasgow, Mo., In less
than a half hour. A large crowd gath
ered on the river front to view tho first
hydro-aeroplane' that ever visited Boone
vllle. Junnus will remain here until to
morrow afternoon, when ho will leave for
Jefferson City. He plans to goifrom Jef
ferson City to St. Louis without a stop.
Taft Again in iead
, in Idaho Returns
BOISE, Idaho,- ov. 15. President Taft
swung Into the lead today by a small
margin In the presidential race 'In Idaho.
Wilson Is running close and It will be
Impossible to say who has carried the
stato until tho official count has been.
completed. Indications wero tonight that
Taft had carried the stato by several
Key to the Situation Bee Advertising.
There's something to do every hour
in tho day, and every day in the month in Florida. There is
Sailing, Boatlnp, Surf-Bathinff, Fishing, Shooting, Golf, Tennis,
Automobiling in fact, there is everything but snow-balling. And
bast of all, there is the Florida Climate, tempered by the glorious
tropical sun, strengthened by thb salt air of the sea.
The one detail necessary to round cut a trip to Florida is perfect
train servica. This will be found in thl equipment and schedule of the
Kansas City Florida Special
FROM KANSAS CITY DAILY AT 0:24 P. M.
It carries atl-tttal, electric-lighted equipment; electric fans; Pullman
sleepers of tha lateat dtalgn and steel dining ears under the direction of
mw tiAKVBX. ive at nne a train aa avar ran on wheels.
Last chance to see the Panama Canal Work
before tha jvater la turned In. Eight personally-conducted tours In tha
eteamthtp Evangeline," from Key Watt to Colon, returning via Kingston
ana Havana. Tlieveetel Is new, built In Scotland during 19ll12, especially
for touring tha tropica. It la equipped with Marconi wireless service,
electric lights and fane, and all modern conveniences and luxuries. It
win leave Key west January nn ana 21st, February 4th and 18th,
March 4th and 18th, April lit and 13th. An eleven-day trip. In
cluding meala and berth at sea 'and In port, for S110. Stopover
privileges gramea mi woion, navane ana Kingston.
Fares, Train Schedules, Pullman and
8teamahlp Reservations, and Illus
trated Descriptive Literature may
be .obtained by addreitlng
J. C. LOVRIEN,
Division Passenger Agent, FRISCO LINES,