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TUB BEK: OMAHA, SA1TKDAY, J AX f Alt V 18, 1013.
By MELLIFICIA. Thkursday, January 17, 1913.
T1IERK Is an Increasing tendency at the Country club t6 ilcpnxt from
tho traditional wlntor dances, and an n result Important variations
nro In growing order. Dealing with Torpslchoro with less formal
ity Is In choral harmony with most of tho mctnbors of tho club', and
tho temporary disregard of tho stricter conventionalities has elicited brand
new Intorest. Tim wcathor. too, has been propitious this year for this par
Contributing In an encouraging style will bo a party which will be ono
uf tho largest planned fc tho lato winter season. This will bo tho last of
the series given by tho Omnha Junior club. It will be an Informal affair
and is planned for tho Saturday following Easter, Jlarch 29.
The Dinner Dance club will glvo the last of tho scries of entertainments
planned shortly after Easter, when thoy will also have a dancing pnrty at
tho Country club.
Between now and Lent several affalrB aro planned at tho club. Mm.
55. T. Lindsay will entertain at luncheon next Friday, when Blxtccn guests
will be present.
January 31 the Original Cooking club will glvca dinner dance at the
club add February 1 there will bo a dlnnor for tho men of tho Country club.
Tlio wedding of Mlea Maria Ada Coolco
ct ttiis city md Sir. Jumefl Cowan of
Valentine, Neb., was celebrated Thur
Uy evening at the residence of tho
lirldo, 17 Jnckaon street. Itev. HubIi
Bpecr of tho Central United PreBbyterlon
church officiated, and about twenty
guests were present n't tho ceremony.
Mr. Cowan Is superintendent of the
uub-station Stnto farm of tho Unlvornlty
of Nebraska at Vnlontlnc. Mr. and Mrs.
Corran will be at home at Valentine after
Mr. and Mrs. Johnston. 1M0 Hictor
boulevard, entcrntnod Sunday afternoon
.and nvcnlni; In honor of their seventeenth
wedding anniversary. Refreshments wero
nerved at 6 o'clock. Tho ovcnlnE was
BPont In dancing- and music. Those pres
Stanley llancka, Dorothy ShultJt,
Katherlne CJcrnandt, Kstella AllbaURh,
Henrietta Hoffmann, Mnrthn Johnston,
5e rtrudo AllbaURh, Wllda Johnston.
James Kancka, JackUlccy,
Trcd Ocrnandt, Edward Krlgtmum.
Mr. nnd Mrs, V. Andrews,
Mr. and Mrs. I Stovrns, v
Mr. and Mrs. D. Stortz.
Mr.and Mrs. .1. LaVe.llc.
Mr. and Mrs, At. Although,
Mr. and Mrs. Johnston,
Pi feeta Phi Luncheon.
Local members of PI lleta Phi- will en
tertaln at luncheon Saturday afternoon
at the home of Miss Uarda Scott. Miss
Scott will bo assisted by Minn Klorcnco
Jtush, Miss Georgtana Davis nnd Mrs,
M II. Dunham. The luncheon will be
followed by a bustneas meeting;.
At tho concert this evening given by
Mmc. Calve at the Branded theater one
of tho box parties will Include: Mrs. M.
J. Carney of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Redmond and Mr. and Mrs.
U corse Rrandcls.
A theater party Thursday evening at
ho Drandels Included Mrs. Gcrrlt Fort,
Mr. nnd Mrs. K. J. McVann, Miss Mabel
lialcomb. Mr. P. Vv Ionhardt and Mr.
Gcrrlt Fort, Jr.
Et-a-Virp. Dance. Club
Tho Kt-a-VIrp club gave a flanelnT
party nt Chambers' Thursday night. Th
following wero present:
I lone (lordy,
W. C. Mann,
t I,. Htvanciitt.
A. F. Kellstroni,
J. T. Illxler,
V. A. Coil ter.
ii, T. minor,
Dr. F. t Lage,
,T. V. Johnson,
F. J. Phi II dm.
X. 11. Attwood,
W. O. Johnson,
J. A. Wescott,
u. m. iianoy,
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. J. McMahon.
Mr. nnd Mrn.,1 loyal (loff.
Mr. and Mm. Walter Mtrlngfellow.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy O, Ilnle.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fisher.
Dr. and Mrs, II. K. Newton. .
Mr. and .Mrs. W. II, Thorp. v
Mr. nnd Mrs. U. II. Ward.
For the Future.
Mrs. Hryant Rogers will glvo a sina'.l
bridge party at her homo .Monday, Janu
Tho Columblcn circle will entertain at
cards Friday evening ut their hall.
Miss Curmcllta Chuso will entertain the
members of tho Debut an to Ilrldge club
Tho senior Clusn of tho University 'if
.1. Ii. Ilnney,
W. H. Allen,
1j. R Johnson,
A, 1,. Reynolds,
V. W. Vapor,
J toward Cronk.
OirtHiia vlU enttita'it the freshmen claj
on Januaty 24. This will be a party of
fered try the seniors to the class sellln.T
th most tickets to thulr play, "Illoka at
The Week Hnd Dancing olub will give
the fifth of the series uf dancing parttt
Saturday at Chambers'.
Dr. and Mrs. O. H. Hoffman have gone
to ChlcsRo nd Buffalo for a week's visit,
expecting to return to Omaha about next
At Fort Crook.
Major and Mrs. Charles French of Fort
Crook entertained nt dinner Thursday
evening. Tho decorations wero yellow
roses and yellow-shaded candles. Covers
wero laid for:
Major and Mrs. Frederick Dale,
Major and Mrs. Charles FTenoli,
Captain and Mrs. Louis Nuttman,
Captain and Mrs. Samuel Noye,
Captain and Mrs. William Coleman,
Captain and Mrs. John Brady.
Captain and Mrs. Frederick Van Duyne
of Fort Crook entertained at dinner
Thursday. Covcry were laid for:
Cphalalnand Mrs. John Chenoweth,
Contain and Mrs. William Neshltt.
Captnln and Mrs. Frederick Van Duyne.'J
Mrs. ISmtl Hofmann entertained at her
homo Wednesday evening In honor of
Harold Haxter of San Antonio, Tex.
Those present were:
Margaret Hofmann. Margaret Wagner,
Ruth Hurgeaon, ICdna Rrldgos
Mabel Marqunrdt, Helen Myers,
Margaret Garmen, Ruth EIllngTjinw,
Mrs. C. K Baxter.
Mrs. C. W. Johnson.
GREATER OMAHA BILL READY
Flan for Consolidation of Omaha and
Neighbors Practically Complete.
INSTITUTIONS TO BE MAINTAINED
Bontta Omnhn to Keep Its PoIU-f Sta
tion, Mehools, I.llirnrr nnd Sab-Tre-nanr'
I.r to Intro
dnce the Dill.
Lotafun Bridge Club,
Mrs. Ross Ingnecker entcftalned the
Lotafun Bridge club yesterday afternoon.
Those present were: j
K. H. Ward,
C. U; Btombaujh,
Tho Greater Omaha bill, which tho
leglslatutu Is to bo asked to pass to open
the way to consolidation or OmntiA nMh
South Omaha, Dundee, Benson and Flor
ence havo been practlcaUy completed.
The main bill, which Is a revision of the
Ineffective merger law passod six years
ago, has been drafted by John I. Breon
and IV. H. Hordman, while the bill re
lating to the school district Is draftml hv
Carl E. Herring. The understanding is
mat they are to bo Introduced by Rep
resentative Michael Lcc.
All the Way throUKh the nrminsed
changes are In tho direction of giving
South Omaha and other annexed terri
tory assurance of participation In tho gov
ernment of the larger city and of main
taining whatever local Institutions thoy
now have. For South Omnha, for exam
ple, the police station and nollco court,
public library, sobtrcasury, high school
and grade schools nro to bo maintained.
and In addition tho members of the police
and fire department nnd thn nuhlln
school teachers' corps ore to be Incorpor
ated into the corresponding branches of
publte service In tho consolidated city.
Still a separate bill nmvldes for tnnltlnt?
tho liquor licenses In the two cities co
terminous by authorizing tho relssuo of
South Omaha licenses for a pro rata
charge for the remainder of the year.
The election machinery Is slightly mod
ified because of the biennial election sys
tem. SO thnt the votn mav hA tfiken nt n
special election upon presentation of
petitions to the ocunty board signed by
10 per cent of tho voters of each of the
cities or villages.
THIRSTY CROWD HOLDS
UP MAN FOR CAN MONEY
Lining up In front of the Ram Cat Alley
saloon five members of the leisure class
eagerly watched patron after patron of
the saloon line up to the bar and dlspenso
with' roothlng glasses of cool becr. Each
minute their thirst became more Intense
and In a short ttmo their throats were
parched and crying out for a glass of tho
amber liquid to soothe the sharp pains,
which made each second a moment of
Along came temptation in the form of
the engineer of tho California hotel, rat
tling loose pieces of silver In his pockets.
With a bound the flvo men were upon
Mm and relieved him of the money.
With an old lard poll full of beer the
five retired to a secluded place In the
alley. Officers Tlirasher and Holden
walked In upon tho crowd and carted
thctn to the police station. .
George Floth, Worth Austin, James
Johnson, Tom Carroll and Jack McKin
ney, tho five men, were given thirty days
In Jail by Judge Foster.
LINCOLN COMMERCIAL CLUB
DOES NOT INVITE TEACHERS
The Commercial club of Lincoln Is cot
sending an Invitation to the Nebraska
State Teachers' association 0 hold the
annual convention In that city this year,
but has left the matter with the mayor
and president of tho Board of Education.
A. It. Armstrong, mayor, and W. H.
Ferguson, president of the Board of Kdc
cation, are tho only signers of the in
vitation, although the Lincoln Commercial
club letterheads are used for them.
Tills la the first time the Lincoln Com
mercial club has failed to send a direct
Invitation to the teachers.
Two Bits Saves Man
from Going to Pen
.V Quarter more In a 1urva verdict jnH
E. E. Seaman would havo to go to tho
penitentiary for one to seven veara far
obtaining money by false pretense. As
u is a year in jail la the most be can get
Seaman induced the cashier at tho Romo
hotel to cash a worthless check for 135.
lie testified he rot but J3I.7.V the hotel
charging a commission of a quarter. This
ine noici employe denied, but the Jury
took Seaman's word In this Instance. It
found him guilty, but fixed the valuo ct
tho money obtained at 124.73. Thiv.nv
dollars is the dividing poliu between
grand and petit larceny.
The Jury recommended that Seaman be
released at once, ho having spent three
months in Jail awaiting trial. Seaman
may be turned over to Des Moines au
thorities, who want to try hlrn on a simi
NEBRASKANS MAY GO TO
WORLD SUNDAY SCHOOL MEET
The World's Sunday School association
Is the representative of the organised
Sunday BChool work In all lands. It has
bon aptly called "Tho World's Greatest
Syndicate," It represents a larger con
stituency, covers a more extensive terri
tory and has a wider outreach of Influ
ence than any other association of men
and women tho world has ever known.
It docs business in 120 of tho 192 coun
tries and groups of islands Into which
the world Is divided, conducting Its mani
fold and diversified work through 288.0CO
local organizations (Sunday schools) with
more than 28,000,000 stockholders Inter
ested In its success.
Requests for credentials from all parts
of tho state are now being received at
the office of the Xebraska Sunday School
association In Lincoln..
That Are lifftrcnt
One purchase hero generally
makes a permanent customer.
Something new every day in the)
X.tgbt Lunches at noon and up
until midnight. Drop In after tho
Pop Girn Crisp
I New State Bank Bldg.
Refined nnd Lasting.
AT ALL DEALERS
In and Out of the Bee Hive.
Jlrs. Jr. J. Carney of Chicago arrived
this morning to visit her sister, Mrs.
Georgo llrandols, for a week or ten days.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Kelly will
leavo next week to spend the remainder
of thcwlnter In southern California, In
stead of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Kelly,
on announced yesterday.
ilr. and Mrs, Charles Singer left Thurs
day evening for Chicago, where thoy will
attend tho wedding of Mr. Singer's
brother, "Mr. .T. J. Singer, which will tako
placo Monday, January 27.
DR. CATHELL LEAVES FOR
EAST ON LECTURE TRIP
Dr. J. Bvetlst Cnthell, whb has been
making hcadauarters In Omaha since ho
delivered a number of political speeches
for tho republican state commltteu
throughout Nebraska during tho fall cam
paign, has gono enst, where he Is to begin
a series of platform lectures next week
In the central stutea. Dr. Cathcll will
return to Omaha In the nprlng, when
ho will deliver a number of platform
lectures throughout tho state.
Key to tho Sltuatlont-Bco Advertising.
January Rug Sale Bargains
Rug reductions which demand attentioi from
economical householders-domestic and Oriental
TN every sale in every store there is some special
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m... v.uv-v UllUl jjiBIHUl inmujiugca tiitiu n u j uuiui III
this establishment, it appeurs, our rug section is full of tho greatest monev-
buviuk uurguiuB. we nave so
innny line domestic nna oriental coverings
that one wonders how a prospective customor can fail to find here just the
rug desired and at tho price ono wants to pay. We earnestly invite you
to a-caroful consideration of our rug offerings. There may bo no immediate
demand for those for your homo, but spring is not far away, and you surely
will need some new rugs for making tho homo cool and fresh during the
summer. Better drop in hero for a few minutes while you tre down town.
You'll bo delightfully surprised. Domestic rugs on third floor, and Orion
tajs on second floor.
ROOM SIZE RUGS
$185.00 Silk Mohair, 9x12,
$85,00 Whittal Arabic, 10-6
xl2, for $64.00
$56.00 Whittal Arabic, 9x12,
$75.00 Royal Wilton, 10-6x
13-6, for $56.25
$68.50 Royal Wilton, 10-6x
12, for $47.50
$68.00 Royal Wilton, 9x12,
$65.00 Royal Wilton, ll-3x
12, for $47.50
$60.00 Royal Wilton, 9x13-6,
$60.00 Royal Wilton, 10-6x
10-6, for $42.50
$48.50 Royal Wilton, 9x12,
$45.00 Royal Wilton, 8-3x
10-6, for" $29.50
$65.00 Amasiam, Seamless,
9x12, for .- $47.50
$60.00 Supurbus, Seamless,
9x12, for $45.00
$42.50 Slectra Axminster,
10-6x13-6, for $30.00
$50.00 Body Brussels, 9x15,
$33.50 Body .Brussels, 9x12, .
$28.50 Body Brussels, 8-3x
10-6, for ; $23.75
$25.00 Brussels, 11-3x12 for $15.00
$12.75 Brussels, 8-3x10-6,
for $ 9.50
$20.00 Rag Rug, 9x12, for. .$10.00
$12.00 Rag Rug, 6x9, for..$ 8.50
$8.00 . Royal Wilton, 36x63,
$6.00 Royal Wilton, 27x54, a
$5.00 1 Hamman Bath,
36x72, for $3.75
$4.00 El Hamman Bath,
30x60, for $2.75
$2.00 El Hamman Bath,
24x48, for $1.50
$3.50 Rag Rug, 30x60. for ..$2.00
$2.00 and $2.75 Rugs, 36x72,
for : $1.25
TRAVELING MEN'S SAMPLES
Worth up to $3.75, for
25c, 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50
BEATON & LAIER CO.
416-17 South Sixtoonth Stroet
A Plain Unvarnished Tale
Concerning Saturday Specials at Kilpatrick's
We Are Preparing To Invoice and List Our Entire Stook
AS IS OUR CUSTOM EACH YEAR ABOUT THIS TIME MUCH EASIER TO COUNT THE MONEY, AND
BESIDES THAT WE NEED THE ROOM, FOR SPRING GOODS ARE CROWDING US. SO MUCH FOR THE
CONDITIONS You have a right to expect, under these circumstances, RARE VALUES, AND YOU'RE GOING
TO GET THEM SATURDAY.
For instauce in the Children's Section More Coats
than we care to have Children's and Junior's, 2 to 17
years. Reliable of course, well made and good styles.
Thoy sold up as high as $12.00, pick Saturday at $2.98.
And there are finer ones at $5.00 and $9.50; just
about y2 former prices.
Made from Eiderdown Wool, to sell
at $1.50, Saturday, each
Beacon Blanket Kobes m basement Used as Blankets-
Afghans, or to make Lounging Robes,
usually $3.50, at
Men's Union Suits
An exceedingly fortunate purchase enables J An
us to sell, Saturday, $4.00 garments at, each $Ib"0
A combination of fine mercerized yarn mixed with wool.
A hurried count shows 176 Coats,
invoice them. One lot at
We prefer not to
Worth up to $25;00.
Another lot at
.Worth up to $37.50.
70 DRESSES to sell for similar reasons.
These, too, sold up to $25.00. On Satur
day your pick at .
All colors and a great variety of materials, including
Serges, Eponges, Charmeuse, etc. May we suggest that
if you are interested in any of these items you should
attend promptly SATURDAY MORNING.
.t Saturday sees tho end of our MARVELOUS SHOE
SALE. This was no odd lot of odd sizes or odd styles,
but spick and span selected stock, sized just as we would
buy them for our regular trade Because of this there
has been a uniform average sale of sizes, and as a con
sequence almost as good an assortment, as we near the
end, as there was in the beginning.
SATURDAY ENDS IT Originally about 1,900 pairs
in the lot there will not be many left when sale ends.
$2.95 'instead of $4.00-
$3.85 instead of $5.00 i
$4.65 instead of $6.00
Saturday the Last Day
Upon which we will make skirts to your measure at
$2.00 FOR THE MAKING, Unless you come in the
morning wo fear wo must refuse your orders. Our ex
pert who measures and fits had to turn some away a day,
or two ago.
The Big Silk Sale Ends Also Saturday Night
Never at this season have we sold so many Silks. Small
wonder when you get silks worth $1.00, $1.25 and $1.50
for 59c but there's an end to all things.
LET US TAKE YOU INTO OUR CONFIDENCE
A Few Days Ago Wt Announced a Sale of
Frenoh and Willow Plumes
This salo was advertised in the usual way, without any blare of trumpets or any sensational story. We sold
a good many, but not ONE-QUARTER of what should have been sold, and so we decided to advertise and try once more
In all earnestness let us impress you to look at and examine these values. More than one lady found the val
ues so wonderful and tho Plumes so ridiculously cheap that they simply could not resist buying, and some bought
three and four. Here are conservative statements covering the values. If you knew as,much about these goods as we do.
Not One Would be Left to Tell the Tale by Noon
FRENCH PLUMES VERY DESIRABLE
$1.98 for Plumes worth up to , $5.00
$2.98 for Plumes worth up to $7.50
$3.98 for Plumes worth up to , $10.00
$4.98 for Plumes worth up to $12.00
$5.98 for Plumes worth up to $15.00
Whether you buy or not we want you to
see these for we wish you to see for yourselves
tho differenco between the False and the true.
Willow Plumes Not so much in demand but still very good and priced lower, value for value, than ever
known in our belief. , ' '
$4.98 instead of $7.50
$9.98 instead of $15.00
$11.98 instead of $18.00
There is practically every color in both.
THOMAS KILPATRICK & CO.