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THE OMAHA RXTNTAY BEE: FEBRUARY 23, 1913. Beautiful New 1913 Dresss Cottons Ready for Your Inspection Never linve the wash fab rics been bo indescribably lovely as this senson. Each year it seems Hint the height of beauty has been attained, and then another season brings forth raoro marvels, greater ingenuity in weav ing, more exquisite effects in borders, designs and em broidery. They are priced from 35c to $4.00 a yard. New Spring Silks and Dress Goods Brocaded Crepe de Chinos, Oharmouse, Crepo Meteor, silk and wool Poplins, both plain and bordered, are most beautiful in weave and fin ish. A full range of both street and evening shades. We Are Ready for that now waist, dress or suit you ore going to lmvo made. The new dress goods and silks are here. Better to have your now Easter gown ready when it is needed than to have it needed beforo it is ready. Better order now Easter comes very eorly. Brums Goods ifspt. Mfcln Xloor. Our Display of Ready -to- l Wear Apparel Embraces if All or the bpnng beason s Most Favored Styles. New arrivals that are par ticularly choice have beeq received from our buyer, now in the east. American adaptations of extreme Parisian styles are displayed in equal promi nence with strictly tailored models. Our garments are careful ly selected. We offer apparel that is serviceable at prices that are moderate, besides, we give you truly satisfactory service. We invite your inspection. iMfct Long Gloves Special--$2.48 a Pair Ki-button white glace gloves, of soft pliable skins, on sale .Monday for $2.48 a pair. HOWARD W AND SIXTEENTH -STREETS February White Goods Sale Wlllto I'lUOf4 in All WcltA 36c Whlto Piques, iWc a yard, 50c Whlto Ptquos, JMc a yard. G5c Wlllto Piques, -H)e a yard. ' White Figured Pique 30c Whlto Figured Pique, !irc Yd. 36c Whlto Figured Pique, ilOc Yd. 45c White Figured Pique, ilOc Yd. Whlto Crcpc With Embroidered Dot 35c Dotted Crepe, 25c a yard. 45c Dotted Crepe, Oc a yard. While Kmbroldcrcd Plquo J 1.50 Embroidered Pique, $1.00 a yard. $1.75 Kmbroldcrcd Plquo, $1.23 a yard. Plain French Crepo $1.00 Plain French Crepe, 80c a yard. $1.25 Plain French Crepo, 91.00 a yard. $1.50 Plain French Crepe, 91.23 a yard. Fancy, CreM?f With Nob and Itntlnc Effect $1.50 Fancy Crepe, 91.00 a yard. $1.75 Fancy Crepo, $1.25 a yard. $2.00 Fancy Crepo, 9l.no a yard. $2.25 Fancy Cropo, 91.75 a yard. White Crash Suitings 65c Whlto Crash Suiting, 45c Yd. 75c White Crash Suiting, 50c Yd. 85c White Crash Suiting, 05c Yd. $1.00 Whlto Crash Suiting, 75c a yard. $1.25 Whlto Crash Suiting, 91.00 a yard. Whlto Itatlno In All the Newest Weaves $1.50 Whlto Itatln, 91.00 a yard. $2.00 Whlto natlne, 91.50 a yard. This sale Includes Longcloths, Nainsooks, I.awnB, Batistes, Swiss, Percales, Dimities and Checked Mull. Ask to soe the new "Phantom" cloth for dresses, waists and un derwear. Price, 92.50 for bolt of 10 yards. MUST KEEP UPJENTHUSIASM National Bull Moose Committeeman Urges Activity Among Partisans. EXECUTIVE MEETING SOON Representatives of the Progressive aiovemcnt Over the State Are to Hold .Mr-tlnir Within n Little While. K. M. Lee, national bull moose com mitteeman from Indiana, baa spent a day and a night In Omaha talking polit ical business to the bull moosera of Omaha. ' He met Nathan Merrlam, na tional committeeman from Nebraska; Dr. W. O. Henry, president or the Roosevelt club In existence here last fall, and a number of other prominent moosers of Omaha. Ho la on a scouting tour of tho country, stopping In the cities and meet ing tho leading bull mooser- face to face, trying, as he goes along, to Inject some enthusiasm Into them for the fight In th? future. Somehow a luncheon was arranged fo several of the moosera at the Paxton hotel Friday noon, and there Lee told the fellows across the table what the national committee has already said, that the or ganization must be kept up by strong state, county and precinct organization all over the country. He told them the national committee would be In a post. Hon to furnish literature for the organ izations throughout the country, Kxecnttve Committee to Sleet. A meeting of the executive committee of the state progressive committee Is tj be held within a few days. This will not come as a result of Lee's visit, however, but aa a result of the meeting of the atate committee In Lincoln last week, when a banquet was held and a few polished speeches injected a new ozone of enthu siasm Into State Chairman Frank Cor rick. Omaha moosera have not yet re ceived tho call for the executive com mittee meeting and do not know whew It la to be held. The meeting will be called to discuss plans of organizing the party In the state for future work. Taft Celebrates Holiday at Many Affairs in Gotham NEW LORK. Feb. .-President Taft Is spending Washington's birthday In New York, making what arc probably his last public appearances outside of Washington before retirement from the presidency. lie arrived from Washington shortly after 7 o'clock this morning and before the city was astir he una his party were driven to the home of his brother, Henry W. Taft, for breakfast. Mrs. Taft and her sister, Mrs. Thomas LaURhlln, ac companied the president aa did Major Rhoadcs, his aide, and Charles D. Hlles, his secretary. , Three events were on the president's program for the day and evening, as the first of theso was at Fort Wadsworth. on Staten Island, overlooking tho harbor entrance, where ground waa to be broken for a memorial to tf.e American Indian which may some day display the Statue of Liberty as tho first monument to be seen by the voyagers arriving at this port. Chiefs representing fifteen tribes of Nagel Suggests that Keefe Be Asked to Resign His Office WASHINGTON, Feb. 21-Bccretary Nagel has made a report to President Taft on tho official conduct of Dantdl J. Keefo of Detroit,, commissioner general of Immigration, and has recommended that Keefe' resignation be demanded. Tho report alleges the head of the Im migration service has accepted free transportation for himself and family from railroad and steamships. These alleged acts Were considered by Secre tary Nagc as sufficiently serious to be called to the president's attention Be cause the commissioner general of Immi gration necessarily deals officially with railroads and steamships In connection with Immigration cases. -. It Is not known whether President .Taft wit take any action." He may leave the case for the consideration of President Wilson In view of the few remaining laV of his administrations Secretary Nagel will not discuss the situation. He mado his Investigation and submitted tils report to the president some time ago. r Keefe was appointed commissioner gen eral of Immigration In 190S for an In definite term. Ho was formerly presi dent of the International Longshoremen's union and sixth' vlco president of the American federation of Labor. worth nearly $100,000 and her relatives op posed tiro inarrlago believing "that the would transfer tho property to her nus band, from whom It would pass to Icon's relatives In the event of his wlfo's death. BRIDE OF 105 SAYS SHE IS ONLY EIGHTY-FIVE LOS ANOBLES, Feb. 22.-Pleasanton Leon, Si years of age, and his bride, who was Mrs. Marcejlna Kllsalda, said by her family to be 103 years old, entered upon their honeymoon here today. They were married, last' night, Friends of the bride claim for her the distinction of being the oldest woman who has ever entered wed lock In this country. Mrs. Leon, however, says she Is iiot. Despite the' assertions of her daugh. ters, granddaughters, great-granddaugn-ters and other members of her posterity that she Is well, over tho century mark, the bride declared 'hat she was only. Si one year' the Junior of her spouse. Fur thermore, she ald she was opposed to women marrying their Juniors. After the ceremony had been performed and wishes for a.long and happy married life extended the brlde and groom took a prominent part in the festivities which followed. The way for the marriage was par id yesterday when Judge Rives In the p.-o-bate department of the superior cnuit vacated the order of guardianship placing1 the aged woman In tho custody of tier granddaughter, Mrs. Claudia Lugo. She Is reported to be the owner of property Arson Trust Deals in Flashes and Blowouts CHICAGO, Feb. 22. Systematized ef forts employed by members of the al leged "arson trust" woro discovered to day by witnesses examined by Assist ant Htaios Attorney Johnson. TIlCV Axnlntntf.r! in lilm Hint It, ai-inn circles Incendiary fires are ' placed In uuin cihb-oi, oiowouib- anu "nasnes. A "blowout" Is a fire which destroys both tho building and Its contents. A "flaah" only burns tho contents. The witnesses said tho "flrobum" ROllIrt' rfttriifhiA ftrAO I, If ..a.fc kl distribution of gasoline! When, blow out waa aeaired gasoline In large cans was piaceq inrougliauia the buHUpg' in order to causa an cxnioslon .Whnn n request to burn tho contents ofTVbulliV Ing was made gasoline would be snrin- kled over tho stock, because "In some caaea the Insured did not want their buildings burned because thoy did not have them heavty Insured," Prosocutor jounson said In explaining the evidence given him by tho witness. "At theso times the Insured would tell the firebugs to burn only the stock, be cause that was Insured for more than Its real value." ALL0TING AGENT SENT TO PRISON FOR YEAR SIUOX FALLS, S. D., Feb. 2t-(Spe- clal.) That Uncle 8am makes no distinc tion between his own employes and priv ate citizens In enforcing the law against taking liquor to an Indian reservation was shown In the United States court In this city, when Judge Elliott Imposed a fine of StOO and costs and sentenced Charles A. Rates to a term of sixty days In the Lawrence county Jail at Dead wood, on hla plea of guilty to taking liquor on the Pine Ridge reservation. Rates Is a government allotlng -ngent on the reservation, and claims to have pur chased the liquor for his sick wife, but he had technically violated the law and had to suffer tho consequences. TAFT PRESENTED WITH FATHER'S PRAYER BOOK WA8UINQTON, Feb. 22 President Taft has added to his library a family relic of which he Is. very proud. It la an old hymnal that had been used by his father, Alphonse Taft, In Cincinnati many years ago. On the fly leaf la the Inscription: '"A. Taft, Pow 35." Tle hymnal was sent to the president nee-2-23-1913. How Long Do Your Turn-Over Collars Last? WHENEVER NEW COLLARS GOME TO US WE PUT THE DATE ON THEM IN INK ALONG WITH YOUR MARK. WE Dp THIS SO THAT YOU MAY DETERMINE JUST EXACTLY HOW LONG YOUR COLLARS LAST AND IT SERVES TO PROVE THAT OUR LAUNDRY METHOD SAVES YOUR LINENS. THAT ' VELVET EDGE" WE PUT ON ALL COLLARS HAS CAUSED MANY A MAN TO SMILE AND EXPRESS AB SOLUTE SATISFACTION. KIMBALL LaiiNflRi: rmm WAewoj.x or rxx xeia HLVK WAGONS. rilONE DOUG. 010. by Win. H. Webor of Norwood, a suburb of Cincinnati. It was discovered by Mr. Weber a few days ago among somo old books. San Francisco Wins Point in Fight for Hetch Hetohy Valley WASHINGTON, Feb. 22.-San Fran cisco's protracted fight for the uso of the Hotcli Hetch valley as a reservoir site waa won by tho city today as far as the army advisory board, on which Secretary Flshor's decision will bo based, Is con cerned. The board declares that the Hetch Hetch project Is $20,000,000 cheaper than any other feasible project for furnishing an adequate supply of water to the city. Tho water situation that will confront tho communities around San Francisco bay. It the plan is adopted by Secretary Fisher, Is recnpltulatcA by tho army ad Vlsory board as follows; "Purchase of. 'Spring Valloy Water com pany, J51000.000 to 140,000,000. ' V "Further development of this company's system to about halt the extent proposed, by the company, JlO.000,000. "Purchase of water ystcin of communi ties outsldo of San Francisco, no esti mates made. "Construction of Tuolumne system as proposed by San Francisco to be extended over about fifty years, $77,000,000. "Against theso expenditures there Will be developed 115,000 horse power, an esti mated capitalized net value of $45,000,000;" Bishop Hogan Writes His Own Epitaph KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 22.-An epitaph In Latin and Instructions for funeral and burial were found amonii papers left by Bishop John Joseph Hogan of the Catholic diocese of western Mis souri, who died hero yesterday. It was the bishop's wish that no flowors bo UBed at tho funeral and that the funeral be not "Conducted through thronged thoroughfares, but rather through .the least frequented streets of the city." . Tho directness and epitaph were In a letter addressed to Bishop Thomas . V. Ltllls, coadjutor. The suggested epitaph, translated reads; Herein arc the ashes of John Joseph Hotrau. first blsliou of Kansas City. Pom In the year 1820. Pray for him. Archbishop Glennon and Bishop Hen nessey, Bishop Cunningham nnd Bishop Ward of the St. Louis province, with Bishops of the states of Illinois. Iowa. Nebraska and Oklahoma, will attend the funeral Monday morning. MAY AOPT THE INITIATIVE Resolution is Made Special Order for Early in March. TO CHANGE CONSTITUTION Herbert Itoblnaon Donnd Over to Federal Grand Jnry on Chnrge of White Slavery After Wife Tells Tale. (From a Staff Correspondent) DEB MOINES, Feb. 22.-(Speclal Tele gram.) Tho legislature today took a step which indicates that In several respects the state constlteutlon Is to b revised and that changes In the consti tution as well aB in tho laws will be easier In the future. -Tho house ordorcd'that a special peder be made In 'March 6 for-Uwy-fcsolutloh contemplating adoption, of the Initiative! and referendum and It will undoubtedly pass the house.. : ' f '.The'incomo tax amendmont passed thq houBo today and the oqual suffrage iosulntlon was given 'such jilaco on the nenate calendar that It Is sure to bd ailed up soon. There are other amend ncnts that will bo urged, but If the nitlatlve and referendum amendment ls dopted thQ advocates of a state-wide rohlbltlon will rely on It for prohibition On the startling disclosure Qfhis wife, Herbert No bin son was bound over' to tno federal grand Jury as a white slaver, his bond was fixed at $500 and he went to Jail, His wife was also Incarcerated lo hi held as a witness. Federal officials feared she would leave tho city If given her freedom. Tho wlfo told a pitiful tale to Commis sioner McArthur. She declared her hus band brought her hero from Springfield, Neb., Beveral months ago and forcsd her to support him. FIFTH BRIGADE GOES TO GALVESTON UNDER COMMAND OF SMITH (Continued from Page One.) 1IOU8H MAY OO IT AI.UNH Cnrbln Seeks to Push Project tit Ac cept Lincoln Offer. (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN. Neb.. Feb. 22.-(8peclal.)- Itegardless of the fact that the state senate exposed the attempted bribery of he legislature by the business men of Lincoln who see kto keep the university In the city, so that Its students may be exptolnted. by offering very generously to permit a tax to be levied on all thn tax payers of the city to pay part of the purchase price of more ground ad Joining the present campus, the business men's lobby, headed by K. M. Pollard. still believes he can put over the propo sition In tho house that tho senate re pudiated. Tills morning Mr. Corbln, who Intro duced the resolution for him to have a committee with the attorney general to get up a contract with the buuslness men of Lincoln to guarantee tho tax, tried to get the house committee to pro ceed with this matter regardless of the senate. "I am not sure that we will do this," said II r. Corbln. "Tho senate killed the proposition and I am Inclined to believe we would be wasting our time.' Tho Corbln resolution provided for a joint committee or me house ana sen ate to work with the attorney general on the contract. The senae realised that In effect the business men of Lincoln were simply offering a bribe to the legis lators, and It was so designated on the floor of tliq senate, out 'f course the house being full of detectives and would be detectives, did not recognise the at tempted bribery, and adopted the proposition. Relatives of Victims of Titanic Can Now File Damage Suits NEW YORK, Feb. 22.-Tho I'alted States circuit court of appeals today handed down a decision which permits relatives of Titanic victims to commenc suits Immediately against the steamship company for full damages. The decision is a victory for the lawyers representing the death claimants, who were opposed by th'e steamship company's attorneys In. tho hearings a few days ago. The ruling of the court modifies an In- junction issued some months ago by thn admiralty court, prevcntlnr claimants from bringing suits within the year al lowed by law. In order to bring the mat. ter to ah Issue A. L. Brougham, a Now YoiK lawyer, representing 200 claimants, violated the Injunction and was declared In contempt, thereby bringing the Issue promptly to the attention of the higher court, Today's decision opens tho way for tho immediate bringing of suits by relatives or heirs of every one of the 1.CO0 or more persons lost on tharshlp. Tho aggregate of these suit g expected to exceed 000,00). All suits, however, must be com menced before April 15, a year after tho d uo of the disaster. can situation. Considerable expense Is In volved In today's orders, mainly under the head of transportation charges, but the officials, believe this Is Justified by existing conditions. It Is believed, too, that the moral effect probably to be pro duced upon the extreme elements In Mexico by a demonstration of a dispo sition of the United tates to deal firmly with any relapse Into semi-barbarism In the treatment of President Madcro and his adherents will prove economical In the end as obviating the necessity for an actual Invasion of the country. The troops will be temporarily sta tioned at Fort Crockett, on Galveston Is land, and the supply depot will be es tablished at Texas City. Seventh, Ueslracnt Iteady. . LEAVENWORTH, Kan., Feb. 22.-FU- tecn hundred men and 120 officers, com prising the Seventh United States lnfan try, first , battalion Nineteenth Infantry, company D signal corps, company E En gineer corps and the field hospital corps, made Immediate preparations tor en trapment following receipt today of a dispatch from the War department or dering the fifth brigade, second divi sion, United Btates army to Galveston, Officers at the post said cntralnment probably would be completed by 7 o'clock tonight. Upon previous orders the post quarter master had arranged with the railroads for transportation. Within thirty minutes after the receipt of the order freight cars were being backed Into the post. Four trains on the Missouri Pacific railway will convey the four Infantry battalions. Three trains on tho Atchison. Topeka & Santa Fe will transport the signal, en gineer and hospital corps. It was ex pected the first troop trains would de part late this afternoon. . DnUery Goes to Front. FORT RILEY. Kan., Feb. St-Fleld nakory No. 3 was ordered Immediately to Galveston, Tex., prepared for acUvo service, through a dispatch from the War department today. Thirty-eight men with portable field ovens prepared to entrain tonight. Governor of Texas la Angrrr. MAULIN. Tex.. Feb. 22.-"I think tho president Is all right, but he docs not seem to understand tnai u me iuuc. government does not protect the border w.th troops by Monday the state of Texas will." This was the declaration of Gov ernor Colquitt of Texas today, dlsciuaing th situation along the Iilo uranue. t Am keeDlnc In close touch witn in situation on the Texas-Mexican border," added Governor Colquitt. Indians arrived last night from westsrsj reservations to seo the president turn the first .spadeful of earth for the monu-. tnent. To lend color to the occasion, they appeared In full regalia and a few of them wcro to have something to say in behalf of their passing race. Rain had threatened to mar the ceremonies, but at daybreak the weather was no worsa than damp from last night's rain, and. cloudy. The afternoon feature of the president's program is In the interest of the blind, charitable work to which ho has often lent his aid here. This was to be tho dedication of a new Institution for tho afflicted persons known as "the light house." Joseph H. Choatcs, Helen Keller and others will participate In these ex ercises. Tonight the president will concludo his round of engagements here as the guest at a testimonial reception and dinner under tho auspices of tho American peace and arbitration league. At tho dln dcr the gold metal of tho national In stitute of social sciences will be presented to tho president In recognition of his notable efforts on ochalt of universal peace. Persistent Advertising Is tlyj Road to Big Returns. The Persistent and Judicious t'se of Newspaper Advertising Is the Road to Business Success. Wilson Will Spend Sunday in Princeton i NEW YORK, Feb. 22. Woodrow Wil son went back to Princeton today for his last week at home before he goes to Washington to become president of the United States. Tho president-elect spent the night at a friend's house and left for Princeton this afternoon. Ho remarked that It Prob ably was the last visit he would pay New York for a long time. The next president expects to stick pretty close to the White House for sev. era! months after his Inauguration. He has announced his desire to devote all his time to his work and for this reason he has accepted no formal Invitation for a period of six months after March 4. The trip to the Panama canal Is the only plan definitely arranged thus far for President Wilson's summer. Because he does not know when the extra session will permit him to depart on this Jour ney, the rest of his summer arrangements are Indefinite. Tho selection of a summer home has been held In abeyance. The Persistent and Judicious Use of Newspaper Advertising Is the Itoad to Business Success. A WARNIN6J0 MANY Some Interesting Facts Regarding Health statistics, Few people realize to what extent their health depends upon the condition of the kidneys. The physician In nearly all cases of serious Illness, makes a chemical analysis of tho patient's urine. He knows that unless the kidneys are doing their work properly, the other organs cannot be brought back to health and strength. When the kidneys are neglected or abused In any way, serious results are sure to follow. According to health sta tistics, Brlght's disease which Is really an advanced form of kidney trouble, caused nearly ten thousand deaths In 1910, In the state of New York alone. Therefore, It behooves us t pay more attention to the health of these most Im portant organs. An Ideal herbal compound that has had remarkable success as a kidney remedy Is Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, the great Kidney, Liver ant Bladder Remedy. The mild and healing Influence of this preparation Is soon realized. It stands the highest for Its remarkable record of cures. If you feel that, your kidneys require attention, and wish a sample bottle, write lo Dr. Kilmer & Co., Blnghamton, N. V. Mention this paper and they will gladly forward' It to you absolutely free, by mall. Swamp-Root Is sqld by every druggist in bottles of two sizes 50c and 11.00. ------B 9HHH You Certainly Look and Feel Fine This Week Why in the world I didn't send you before to OMAHA'S QUALITY LAUNDRY (oi)pafen is beyond me, as everyone has( told me of their beautiful world If you have never tried them, do so and judge for yourself. DOUGLAS 2560. Only $5 a Ton The ordinary Coal Dealer doesn't promise you very much of a coal value at that price But WE DO! We Give You A New Coal from a neyv mine It will heat but it won't cheat. It's the $5 coal you will SPECIFY hereafter. My. Farmer Mr. Dairyman Mr. Poultryman The parcel post brings to you just what you have been waiting to get for years to be able to sell your product direct to the city consumer 'and have a cheap, quick and ready means of transportation which tho parcel post provides. City ' consumers ' are Very anxious to get in touch with country people from whom they can secure fresh butter, eggs and poultry, and they are willing to pay a good price for fresh produce. The parcel post has solved tho transportation problem, and there is now but one thing to be accom plished by the Farmers and that is to get in touch with the city con-1 sumer. Through Bee want .ads this can bo doneJ By using'a small ad in The Bee, the farmer and city consumer will "be brought together into an agreement which will bo satisfactory to both. TvlorlOOO i After 6, Tyler 1001.