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TUB BEK: OMAHA, SA1TKDAY, J AX f Alt V 18, 1013. 'BB-HIWM 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 ticular amunemant. 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. Cowan-Cookc Wedding. 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 February SO. Wedding Anniversary. 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 ent were: tMlnsea Misses- Stanley llancka, Dorothy ShultJt, Katherlne CJcrnandt, Kstella AllbaURh, Henrietta Hoffmann, Mnrthn Johnston, 5e rtrudo AllbaURh, Wllda Johnston. Anna Klostcrmeycr, Messrs. Messrs. James Kancka, JackUlccy, Trcd Ocrnandt, Edward Krlgtmum. John Stcrrct, 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, Mrs. Ocrnandt 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;. beater Parties. 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: Mliwes I.uiirii I'etorsen, Kiln Petersen, Clnlro Tracy. Dorothy HIrIow, Nettlo Hchooley, Odette Jnckson, Clndys Morrill, Draco narrower, Hans, Flower Alexander, Anno Knocpor, I lone (lordy, Ireno JIIrIjco, Irene Uinugnrtl, Misses Iithel I'mlmore, Mnric Mitchell. liliuitho llugluts, Htclla Jensen, Agnes Ijrttnont, Vera Htarrora, llrunrr. ISlIa Drostc. Isabello Kramer, Margaret i,age, Kdna Folks, O'Nrlll, icveiyn Mpenman, I.uola Ornndrn, Kstclic Jioree, Margaret Post, Adellno Specht. Oraco Petersen, Hazel oenmrec, Ueorglo Smith. Messrs. Claude Jtlfe, W. C. Mann, t I,. Htvanciitt. A. F. Kellstroni, Karl Klsetihart, J. T. Illxler, V. A. Coil ter. Ooorge Howies, ii, T. minor, Dr. F. t Lage, Al t.lorlr. ,T. V. Johnson, F. J. Phi II dm. X. 11. Attwood, rcrcy uwynne, Ijuirlce Hansen, Oscar Mnlstrom, 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 ary 27. 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 Tuesday afternoon. Tho senior Clusn of tho University 'if Maudo Frnlrlckson, .Margaret Merman, llrnnia Wilson, Kutollo Reselln, NoU White, Messrs. .1. Ii. Ilnney, J. Rosnnbnch, Clarenco Hall, W. H. Allen, 1j. R Johnson, Urorgii Htover, William Jlllslzer, A, 1,. Reynolds, Clark Cheney, John Lec, W. Craighead, Ilriulford, V. W. Vapor, Otto Nleliicn, Carl llohwy. Max Urossman, J toward Cronk. Samuel Crozler, Hd llawlcy. 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 College." 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 Thursday. 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 Evening Entertainment. Mrs. ISmtl Hofmann entertained at her homo Wednesday evening In honor of Harold Haxter of San Antonio, Tex. Those present were: Misses Misses Margaret Hofmann. Margaret Wagner, Ruth Hurgeaon, ICdna Rrldgos Mabel Marqunrdt, Helen Myers, Margaret Garmen, Ruth EIllngTjinw, Clara Hoffman. Messrs. Charles Peterson, Wllllo Nlttler, Albert IotH, Harold Haxter, 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. Messrs. ldner Christiansen, Joseph Bemerad. Wnrence Wagner, Tno Cruise. Lotafun Bridge Club, Mrs. Ross Ingnecker entcftalned the Lotafun Bridge club yesterday afternoon. Those present were: j 1- I Mesdnmes K. H. Ward, Misses Graco Morphy, I.IIllan Johnson, Gladys Hodgtn, C. U; Btombaujh, musses Lawrrtta Cope, Ruth Flaher, Wllma Bruce. 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 agony. 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 lar charge. 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.. CANDIES AND BAKERY GOODS That Are lifftrcnt One purchase hero generally makes a permanent customer. Something new every day in the) Bakery line. X.tgbt Lunches at noon and up until midnight. Drop In after tho theater. SATURDAY SPECIAL: Pop Girn Crisp 21c POUND. 1 Harney St. 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 J.nn 4- IU.,L . .. 1 PP I .1 J . 11 H 1 lii 1 Mttiaiiiu 111 mi' ri-fiiiYns iwiitii 11 Yiiivstci Tun1 1 r -in- -v t 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, for $125.00 $85,00 Whittal Arabic, 10-6 xl2, for $64.00 $56.00 Whittal Arabic, 9x12, for $35.00 $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, for $53.00 $65.00 Royal Wilton, ll-3x 12, for $47.50 $60.00 Royal Wilton, 9x13-6, for $45.00 $60.00 Royal Wilton, 10-6x 10-6, for $42.50 $48.50 Royal Wilton, 9x12, for $34.50 $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, for $30.00 $33.50 Body .Brussels, 9x12, . for $25.25 $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 SMALL RUGS $8.00 . Royal Wilton, 36x63, for $6.75 $6.00 Royal Wilton, 27x54, a for $4.50 $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. 89.98 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. Aviation Caps 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 50c $1.98 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 $9.98 Saturday Worth up to $25;00. Another lot at $14.75 Saturday .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. Important Confession! 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. S i THOMAS KILPATRICK & CO.