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HIE RFE- OMAHA, TUTUS!) AY, KKRIU'ARY 27. 1013.
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THREATS ARE MADE BY MAIL
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Abusive Letters Sent to Speaker
Kelly and Regent Haller.
NEW MOVE IN LINCOLN GAME
YOU ARE INVITED
To Our Drop Pattern Furniture Sale.
' Here is a True Statement of Facts:
We take from our stock all drop pat
terns, samples and odd pieces and price
them at much less than actual cost some
at one-fourth cost. In fact, we put a price
on the article that will positively move it
from our stock at the opening of the sale.
These goods we have assembled on our
main floor, for inspection only, Thursday;
Friday and Saturday, February 27th, 28th
and March 1st, .but. no goods will be sold
or orders taken before Monday morning,
Doors open 8:30.
Orchard (Si WiShelm
Alumni in Favor
of Campus Removal
MNCOIJsi, Feb. i!S.(8pc:lal Telegrum.)
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
The state-wide vote on university re
moval pr 6onsolldatlon with the state
fiirni by the university alumni has re
sulted as follows:
In Lincoln; For removal, 112; against, 94.
In Omaha: For removal, 123; against, 5.
Outside of Omaha and Lincoln, but In
tho state: For removal, 60i against. 212.
Total voto cast: For removal, 841;
CASS COUNTY VOTERS WOULD
MOVE THE COUNTY SEAT
WKEPING WATICR, Nee, Feb. 26.
(Speclal.) A meeting was held M)nday
at Manley for tfio purpose of orsanlz.nK
to formulate plans for removing tho
county seat 'from Plattsmouth. A largo
representation of farmers and bdBlnej?
men discussed tho situation. John Tlghe
vrs elected chairman and William Hau
It was decided to call a meeting nt
"Weeping Water, In tho opera home, on
Friday, February ,28. and all preclnctss.ln
the county nro expected to bo represented
and active work-commenced.
Hundreds have already signed petitions,
for a removal .calling, for a special ele,;-';
Horn which will 'be. presented tj, f-ti'a
coun,ty commissioners; The commission
era havo already called a special election
to vole on expending" money to build a
county Jail at Plattsmouth, and th's
movement on the relocation will most
likely defeat the proposition, as the voters
Inst fall defeated the question of voting
bonds for a new Jail and are Indignant
that another election should be called ki
soon after the matter was thought to
have been settled.
PERU CITIZENS VOTE BONDS
FOR WATER WORKS PLANT
PERU, Neb.. Feb. 26 (Special.) A bond
election for city waterworks In Peru oc
curred hero Monday, resulting In a vie
tury for. the proposition.
Plans submitted by Surveyor Slurte
v:int of Holdrcge call for a KO.OW plant,
with a tower reservoir.
About three years ago a similar election
lost and the citizens are gratified at the
to Work Upon Canal
FREMONT, Neb., Feb. 26.-McLaughlln
& Sons of Red Oak", la., left Fremon"
tonlght, boimd for l.lnwood, with rive
teams to break ground for tho power
canal. The first' work will be done a.
mllo and "ft half from I.lnwood. A large
force will ho, added as soon ns the frost
Is out of the ground. Tho McLaughlins
secured tho contract from the Kountzes
to do tho preliminary work.
PLATTSMOUTH WOULD OUST
SQUATTERS FROM BOTTOMS
PLATTSMOUTH, Nell.. Feb. 26.-(Spe-clal.)
At a meeting of tho city council
last night a resolution was adopted authorizing-notice
to move to be served on
tho squatters who have settled on about
la-hundred acres of bottom land accre
tions to the river front east of tho city.
FJvo or six different people will be af
fected by tho notice. These parties took
possession of the land a few; years ago
and havo raised' some bumper corn crops
when the higher lands produced light
It Is rumored that an ouster suit will
be commenced at once, and wlien tho title
Is quieted In the city tho land will bo
leased to the Nebraska Lighting company
and Its power, house and new equipment
will be located there.
Mnrilnou County Notes.
MADISON, Neb..' Feb. 26. (Special.)
Mrs. Anna 8. Honln of Norfolk has
asked the district court of Madison
county to annul the matrimonial bonds
existing between herself and her hus
band, Louis Bonln. They were married ut
Madison, January 23, 1900. She charges
that the defendant has been cruel and
has failed to support her and asks for
absolute divorce and the custody of their
The Board of County Commissioners
awarded the contract to James R. Hide
of Madison to construct a fireproof vault
on tho south side of the court house
adjacent to the commissioners' room, this
afternoon. The contract price Is $917 and
the work Is to be completed by May 1.
A license to wed was Issued Tuesday to
Bernhard A. Lulow, Meadow Grove, and
Miss Clara D. M. Lehz of Meadow Grove,
THE FINEST BEER EVER BREWED
The sturdy Germans' idea of food and
drink the wholesome, simple road to
health is today being followed, more and
more, in the typical American Home.
Those who know good beer and
observe its value in dietetics, accord their.
best praise to Blatz and include a case
in their household supplies as a matter
S02-810 Douglas St, Omaha, Neb.
Phone t Douglas 6662
ALWAYS THE SAME GOOD OLD
Kffort to Pre? tint Connolldnt Ion of
tlir I'nlvprcltr Colleitc on One
Cntnpit Comes (o Prettr
(From a Stuff Correspondent.!
LINCOLN. Feb. :.-(Speclal.)-8o des
perate have become Um special Interests
which are working to prevent a consolida
tion of the state university with the state
farm that threats nro being made against
members of the 'Meant of Regents who
The speaker if tl. house has received
one letter nulled In Lincoln, telling him
what should bo ltne to the regents, and
Fiank I tltiller. a resent. Is now In re
crlpt of tMothcr. Hoth evidently were
written by tl-e utile party and those fa
miliar with thi wt't-UHnT of the great .bust
ness men's lobby of Lincoln arc of the
opinion If tho federal authorities got busy
tho guilty party could bu found right here
The Haller letter Is as follows:
"I am more than surprised to read
your letter .condemning tho boanllng
houses, Lincoln property owners and de
partment stores for robbing the student
body with exorbitant rents. Now, you
know this to be an infernal lie. How
about Omaha? Every one knows that
you are paid by the Unifies of Omaha
to kill Lincoln and no doubt serve other
Omaha firms. Now, it was these very
people you talk about that mado It pos
sible for tne and many other poor boys
to get what education we have. Hents
and board are not exorbitant, and you
are a D. I, and you will have to prove
it or sease comeetng to Lincoln. If I
lived here 1 would help Tar and Feather
ytfu the first time you came. Shame on
a man holding the position and living In
Omaha who dares blasfcme the better
people of this city, you Infernal Dtvll,
we will get your scalp. You listen, You
are either drunk, devilish or craiy. The
Lord only knows. Devllsh Is my decis
ion. Remember If I am In Lincoln and
see you on the streets you will get hell
punched out of you. You had better
bring all the brewers with you and keep
them with you. Certainly this wholo
thing is an Omaha deal and nothing
more. If the people are not decent, hon
est and as respectlble In Lincoln as In
Omahn. The Lord I'lty them. There is
more robbers, and (like your
self) In Omaha In-one block than In the
wholo state. All I have to say Is to
careful where you go and what you do
and where you sleep in L. if I am here.
I wished 1 lived here but am here often,
and may net a pok at your cbntemlble
"WATCHING FOR YOU."
NOTES FROM FAIRBURY
AND JEFFERSON COUNTY
FAIRBIIUY, Neb., Feb. 2C-(Speclftl.)-The
seniors of the Falrbury High school
met this week and organized the class of
1913. The following officers were elected:
President, Leo Fehlmanl vice president,
Miss Bessie Taylor; treasurer, Lee
Cramb; secretary, Julia Adams; class ad
viser, Miss Allen. Tills year's class con
sist of fifty-two members.
Frank Hennlngs and Miss Ruth Inman.
two popular young people of this city,
were married In county court by Judgo
C. C. Boyle. Tho groom is a locomotive
fireman on the Rock Island. Mr. and
Mrs. Hennlngs wll go to housekeeping at
Henry Walsh, a farmer living north of
Falrbury, is arranging to remove to
Cherry county on a ranch in March. He
intends to hold a public sale and dis
pose of his farm Implements and live
stock next week. A number of farmers
are packing their household goods and
leaving this vicinity this year.
Rev. K. B. Taft, pastor of the Baptist
church, has handed in his resignation
to take effect April" 1. He has not given
out his plans for the future.
NEBRASKAN AT DURANG0,
MEXICO, IS UNHARMED
AUBURN, Neb., Feb. 36.-(Speclal.)-Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Bonsfleld have re
ceived a message from their son, Chan
nlng Bonsfleld, stating that he is safe
and In good'health. He is a civil engi
neer at Durango, In tho state of Durango,
Mexico, and says no ill effects have re
sulted In that city from the present
state of disturbed affairs in Mexico. Mr.
Bonsfleld Is working for a railroad
JlfW Stnr Chnnter.
WEBPINQ WATER, Neb., Feb. 26.
(Special.) An Eastern Star chapter
has been organized In Weeping Water.
Grand Patron L. E. Smith of Long Pino,
assisted by Worthy Grand Matron Eliza
beth C. Gamble and team work from
Blmwood chapter initiated twenty-three
into the mysteries.
The new lodge will have, besides the
appointive officers, the following; Taylor
Wilson, worthy patron; Mrs. O. V. Boone,
worthy matron; Mrs. W, A. Davis, as
sistant matron. A banquet followed the
Seven Thousand for
Death of Fireman
Without ' suing for any specific sum,
Mr, and Mrs. Edward Miller of Sarpy
county, won a Verdict for $7,000 for the
death of their son, Frank J, Miller, a
Burlington railroad fireman, in district
court. The verdict came from a Jury be
fore Judge Sears in the law division.
Miller met death near Laketon, Neb.,
last spring. The engine lurched, throw
ing him out of the cab. The father, as
administrator of tho son's estate, sued
the ralfroad. The petition, set out that
the young man had contributed 120 a
month to hU parents' support and had
promised to continue to do so as long
as they should live. The Jury was asked
to find for the parents in whatever sum
it might deem just.
ARE HOLDING RETREAT
! A retreat of the Catholic students of
the professional departments of Crelgh
'. ton university was begun under the
' auspices' of the Catholic club at St.
, John's Cathollr church Wednesday mom
j Ing at 7 o'clock Rev J R. Rosswiu, S,
I , of l.oyala, unlveerslty, Chicago, Is
Choice of any Wom
an's Winter Coat, em
bracing values up to $30.
Choice of any Winter
Dress, embracing values
up to $30.
COFFEE, 35c Pound
brand of coffee
tho equal or
any coffee In
less of price
special d e m
o n s t r a t,i o n
cup free, tho
THE BEST STORE FOR YOU ALL THE TIME
ORANGES, 15c Doz.
ti r a HKes,
26t sine, a hlg
P o I a 1 for
the dn'en , . . .
JT f f If you want to know where a few dozen of Omaha's brighest
fit M 3 ajl men and women can be found at most any time these days, just
Mm JL m. take a look at our book department on the main floor while the
big sale of books is going on. Yes, you'll find them there carefully selecting their choice
from our immense and varied assortment of books. We have taken pains torn f 4
mark every volume way below the regular selling price in order that we may I f
move them to clear the way ror a big shipment that is due here at any
moment. The price of these books just now is
Women's $2.50 and $3.00 SHOES, Pair at $1.45
WE ill hove n i'ow hundred pairs of shoes that wo must olose
out to make room for nnother lot that has just arrived; so,
(o move litem quickly, we offer them as follows:
Women's 9S.RO ami ijin.OO Hhoe, tlio I'nlr, $I.IB
U00 palm of women's shoes In pun metal calf, patent colt anil
vlcl kidakln. All lato models represented button and
bluchor stylos; values ?2.ii0 and $3.00, specially priced for
Thursday, tbe pair '
Womon'H 75e Hubbors, -10c
Women's storm and cronuct rub
bers; first, quality, all sizes In tho
lot- Regular 75c
Thursday, a pair,
Chllilrcii'A Shoes, pair,
Hoys' and girls' gunmotul calf,
patont coltskln and vlcl kltlsklii
shoes; button nnd blu
cher styles; nil sizes,
values $2.25 and
$2.50, Thursday pair.
The "Orkin Special"
Mado of extra
mod 1 u m
4 hoso support
all slzos; worth
$1.50 and offer
ed Thursday at,
A Great Sale of
See Friday Papers
widths from D to
12 Inches; largo
and small designs
and mado extra
good. They are
able for trlm
ues 20c special
Thursday, yd., at
Unusual HtitSIERY Values
THURSDAY" will witness sonio lively buying in the
hosiery section. To makeroom for othor ship
ments wo are. offering hosiery at prices that will surely
please you. Note tho following:
ll)e Hosiery, 13J$c 2fjc Hosiery, 17c
Women's black, whlto and tan, MIbsos' fine lxl ribbed black
full scamlosB cotton hoHtory, cotton, full seamless hoao,
regular 19c sollor, ml- hIzos 5 to 0 H rogular
Thursday, tho I 'fl 05c value, Thursday, a 1 fl
pair, at IL'U pairs, r()o, or pair at If U
Women Hose, 25c 10c Hotdery, 10c
Womon'H black cotton hoso, full Children's black cotton, aoam-
fanhioned, doublo garter top, loss hose, sizes up to T, a
double sole, a IiIr val- m very popular seller at ia
no In Thursday's offer- Kfi 10c, In Thursday's of- 1 1 lfl
ing, the pair at LUU fering, tho pair at UU
Rich, New Silk
Mescaline Petticoats, $5
Mcssallne petticoats with
"Klosflt" and string tops;
some doop plaited flounces,
others In tailored styles;
many fancy effects with
shirred folds and bands of
lace. All tho new jfe mm ftf)
spring shades, III I llll
and they re un
usual values. . .
811k PettJcontH, $5.00
"Klosflt" petticoats with Jer
sey fitted tops, finished with
plaited flounce in two differ
ent styles. Made In tho
now taupo, Copenhag
en, emerald, American
Deauty, brown and all
now light and
the price Is an
being but. . . .
EXTRA Stocking sup
porters for children, 4
sizes, black only,
value 15c, Thurs
day, the pair
come in 4 sizes,
Thurs., the dozen .
Pretty LACES, Yard at 10c
TTTASII LaceB, edgings and bands for trim-
V V nnng underwear, drosses, and cur
lains, also cluny torchon values up io
20c, Thursday, the yard, n!
Till?) well known
mufflers, in navy, gray,
red and white, values
up to ooo, ana a Dig
Sl.SQ For Your Old
THAT'S what we'll allow you as part
payment on any overcoat in tho
house you may select,
values to $25 for $10.
Seo 1VI day's Papers.
Sale of Select HAVILAND CHINA for Thursday
WE have a surprisingly good assortment of this well-known, exquisite ware, with the conventional border design
treated with heavy coin gold. As an inducement to hnvo you come nnd seo our splendid stock, we have mado
up three lots and offer them as follows:
Lt 1 Haviland ellinn S0UP Plllt(?8 Lot 2 naviland l',,ini1 ten, coffee LQt 3 Ilaviland china 3-pieee pud-
dessert jffe H and bouil- M g ding sets, AjA
plates, bread and but- Ion cups and saucors, MM chop plates, cover l
tor plntes, oatmeal M small platters ' and UL fl dishes, chocolate or T I Vll
bowls nnd sauce dish- Mm M MM dinner plates, worth J M tca pot8' Jarg0 DlHtter"
es-choice of lot, at. up to $1.25, choico at. fee ..!?. .?0.
conducting tho retreat for tho itudcntB,
and the alumni of the university are alw
attending. Tho retreat will last until
Sunday mornlnR. with morning services
at 7 o'clock and evening service at 8
FORMER MESSENGER BOY
BECOMES GENERAL AGENT
From messenger boy to general agent
of the Union Pacific is the record that
W, It. Benham ha made.
Twenty-three years ago W. H. Benhain,
then a boy In short pants, started with
the Union Pacific, carrying messages at
Cedar Itaplds, Neb, lie has now received
notice of his appointment as general
agent for the company, with headquarters
in Cleveland, O. The appointment Is -if-fctlve
JIarih 1. in the Ce1ar ltaplds
ufflce Mr Benhain learned tolegrapliy
and later was given one of tho little ata
tlons. There- he made good and from one
station to another he went, each change
being a promotion. Iater ho was ap
pointed dispatcher at Grand Tsland, re
maining there three years, when he was
appointed agent at Columbus, subse
qently coming to Omaha with the title of
traveling freight agent. This position he
held until now, when he is given the gen
eral agency at Cleveland.
W, It. Alexandeer, traveling freight
agent of the Union Pacific, with Iowa ns
his territory, has been promoted to dis
trict freight agent with headquarters at
Dos Moines, la.
OLD COUPLE CELEBRATE
60TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
Tuesday, marked the sixtieth anniver
sary of the wedding of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Kessel, 23C0 South Seventeenth
street, and they accordingly celebrated
tho occasion with a family reunion of
the tnemherx residing in Omaha There
are forty-five direct descendants: flvo
children, twenty-six grandchildren, thir
teen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Mr. Kessel is a civil
war veteran and came to this country
from Germany In 1812. Tho couple lived
in Omaha for the last twelve years.
THOMAS M'CAGUE ENJOYS
TRIP THROUGH CANAL ZONE
Thou. II. McCaguo Is home from thirty
days spent In tho Panama canal tone
and reports having had one of the most
enjoyable trips of his life. He found
ideal weather and a smooth sea.
All through the canal zone Mr. Mc
C'agun found tho Americans largely In the
majority. Tliey are In business In all of
the cities and towns and from a tourist
standpoint outnumber all others ten to
Mr. MK'ague went across the isthmus
to the west end of the canal and there
noted the admirable facilities for fortt
flcations. In the hay at the west end of
the canal there are bcvuii or eight small
rock islunds that could be fortified, com
manding thu complete control to the en
trance of the harbor.
Mrs. B. 8. 8., Van nuten at .. Kingston,
N. T, (full name furnished on applica
tion), had such, decided "benefit from using'
Foley's Honey & Tar Compound that
she shares her good fortune with others
She writes: "Foley's Honey & Tar Com
pound brought my voice back to m.
during a severe case of bronchitis and
laryngitis. Oh, how many peoplo I j,a,ve
recommenced it to." Remember
name Foley's Honsy & Tar Compound,
and refuse substitutes, " Contains ha "
opiates. For sale by alt dealers every,
where. Advertisement. -
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