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TIJK BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, A I OUST 9, 1913.
3 YOU SAVE 25 to 50 If You Buy From Hartman's Now During Our Mid-Summer Clearance Sale This sale is characteristic for its quality offeri ngs uniform in desirability with our regular stock. It is very seldom that the grade of furniture we are offering at this sale is available at less than reg ular prices, as it represents the best efforts of modern designers; it is of high character, artistic and desirable. Below we offer ono of the many great values we have to show for Saturday's selling. AS USUAL OUR LIBERAL CREDIT TERMS WILL PREVAIL Nebraska A Rocker Value Without an Equal Sm Mm Mi 75c Cash. 75c a month n this splendid rocker wo offer a very exceptional bargain. It is madfi nf nn nxnellnnt o-rnrln 9 of well-seasoned wood. Amer ican quartered imitation oak finish. Beautifully grained in an artistic flaky design. Seat and back are strongly uphol stered in guaranteed imperial leather over a full set of most durable steel constructed springs. Back is neatly carved, seat large, roomy and comfort able. A decided valuo for Sat urday's selling at the sensa tional price quoted above. 1414-16-18 DOUGLAS STREET 1414-16-18 DOUGLAS STREET STRAIGHTEHSOUT THE KINKS Misunderstanding Exists Over Game Laws of State. NATIONAL ACT DOES NOT APPLY Stnte r.nutttecr Anient to Go to llnrt- Inglnn to Invent lnatr Aliened II lit h ChnrRm for Constrno tlon In Ccdnr County. GRAND ISLAND WATER RATES City Owns Plant and Bates are Fif teen Cents Per 1,000 Gallons. PROFIT MADE ON THE BUSINESS Klectrlc I.lttht Current Furnlahed Coimumers an Lotv an Five Cents I'er JVntt, -with Eleven Cents the Maximum. GRAND ISLAND, Neb,, Aug. $. (Spe cial.) The city council lias signed and adopted a recommendation to the people of Grand Island to form an organization for the purpose of Increasing the effi ciency of the municipal light and water works plant The Improvements aro a high pressure automatic pump drawing against a 3,0U0,000-gallon supply of water and working fast or slow automatically, ns water is drawn from the mains; four new twelve-inch electrically driven pumps adding to the supply of water. A few days slnco the water depart ment pumped and delivered 3,000,00 gallons of water and lawn sprinkling is dono at all times of the day without restriction, the meter system being applied 'to con sumers of all classes, the maximum rate being 15 cents per 1,000 gallons, with a minimum of 5 cents per 1,000 gallons. The generating capacity of the electrical de partment lias hitherto consisted of a 250 kllowatt generator and a smaller machine for day time loads. A turbine engine of BOO Kilowatt capacity has been purchased in addition and the foundation for the samo is being con structed. The city furnishes electric cur rent on a sliding scale from 11 to 5 cents per 1,000 watts; likewise all on the meter system. Recent auditing by Ac countant Stone of Beatrice and former Bank Examiner Hanaford of this city shows both departments to be maintained with profit to the city. Persistent Advertising Is the Road to Big Returns. Good Rains Fall Around Valentine VALENTINE, Nob., Aug. (Special.) This section of the country Is assured of a big corn and potato crop, as tho rains for the last threo nights have put them all In fine shape. Tho forage will be good and ranchers aro looking for cattle to winter, as there will bo plenty of range as well as hay for them. The Valentino Gun club, which has twen-ty-flvo or thirty members, Is preparing to build a clubhouse at the fair grounds, whero there will be blue rock shootlngi each week. GRAND ISLAND PEOPLE WALK TO SHOW GROUNDS GRAND ISLAND, NeD.. Aug. S.-(Spe-clal Telegram.) The circus people .applied too late for train accommodations ami 10,000 peoplo were compelled to walk a mllo to the show grounds with tho gov ernment thermometer at 10S, or take their chance on crowded automobiles, which had a harvest. Thcro wore some pros trations from the heat, though theso were not serious. The hottest wind of the year prevailed. Stan)' nt Grny Fancrnl. ALLIANCE, Neb., Aug. 8.-(SpecIal.) The funeral of James 15. Gray was held from Holy Rosary church and attended by a large number of citizens, friends and business associates. The Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name society attended in a body. Requiem high mass was colebrated by Rev. Father Moloney, who also delivered the funeral sermon, paying a tribute, to the character and Christian principles possessed by Mr. Gray. Mr. Gray was for tho last four teen, years associated with Jils half brother, John W. Guthrie, In the In surance business In Alliance. His former homo was at Carroll, la., where the body was taken for interment. Fruit Growers Plan . for Handling Crop NEBRASKA C1TV, Neb., Aug. S.'.-(Spe clal.) Directors of the Southeastern irult Growers association In this city Tnurs. day afternoon met to talk over and tur ther perfect the workings of tho assocliv Uon and the work to be done hero. During the meeting there wero a nunv ber of representatives from large houses that handle fruit and they asked for prices on 60,000 barrels of apples to be de llvercd at this point. The directors took all of tho afternoon In discussing the matter and finally named a prlco, which they refuse to make public. Threo of tho representatives of the large firms accepted the prlco. This left tho directors in a quandary how to divide this number among them, or whether they would sell that number to each of the mon. They finally deferred giving an answer until they look over the field and consult the growers. "It Is moro than likely," said one of the directors, "that we will enter into a contract for 1SO.O0O barrels of apples to be packed and delivered here. The apple crop looks flno up to this time In all orchards where they have been sprayed and cared for and the crop promises to be the largest over known in this sec. tlon, under conditions such as havs ex isted this season. Director Christy said he had inspected over 100 orchards within the last weolc and found the fruit In tho best of condi tion, and despite the extreme dry weather the trees seem to bo able to get all tho moisture required to mature the fruit as It should be. Orchard & Wilhelm Co If you buy now you can save 25 to 50 on Porch and .Summer Furniture. This la a salo of our large lino of summer furnituro suitable for lawn, porch, sun parlor, living and bed room use, Including willow in French grey, Kaltex fibre In brown and green, rattan natural and green, wood porch furnituro In green and rustic hickory and cedar for porch and lawn. Do not miss this opportunity. A FEW EXAMPLES OF REDUCTIONS J1C.50 Kaltex Settee, green or brown ....81 ;n J 9.00 Kaltex Arm Rocker, brown or green ,!n'lr t&.OO Kaltex Arm Chair, brown or green SU 'An U6 60 Willow Ana Chair, French gray S?Hot; JG.76 Willow Wood Basket 'fifi 23.00 Willow Rocker high back, wing Bides, magazine pocke"- at 1 (x 17 k $2.25 Rattan Rocker, green finish ..eV 't-'A $3.00 Rattan Rocker, green finish l" JG.00 Cedar Arm Chair S'An $3.00 Rocker, weathered oak cook 510.D0 fiottee greon finish '. " 'ay'JyR $9.60 Rattan and cane Hourglass Chair ' "RAr $14 50 'Willow Wing Chair, French gray finish SlOiiSO STORE CLOSES SATUKIMV AT 0 O'CLOCK. Singers at Lincoln Seeing the Sights (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, Aug. 8. (Speclal.)-The stato saengerfest closed last night and today many of the delegations are taking In the town and some of tho state Institutions. Yesterday the Ladles' Concordia Sing ing society of Omaha, chaperoned By Mayor Dahlman of that city, called on Governor Morehead. Today the society was escorted over the city by Colonel John G. Maimer. Tho society Is composed of about forty young women an dthelr singing Is of a decidedly high class. They visited the penitentiary and asylum for the Insane this morning and will return to Omaha this evening. Tiie saengerfest will meet In 1916 In Council Bluffs. Iowa has no state or ganization, but has two very strong or ganizations at Council Bluffs and one other city. It was with the Idea of giv ing Iowa a chance to get stronger that the Nebraska people will meet with the lowans three years hence. In 1915 the Northwest Saengerbund will meet In Denver, which was one reason why tho meeting in Council Bluffs wan put off until 1913. Tecamaeh Mnn Hurt. ATCHISON, Kan., Aug. 7.(8pecial Telegram.) Max Soholz of Tcoumseh was seriously Injured here today In a thresh ing machine accident. The Vrllo.v 1'erll. Jaundice malurla biliousness, vanish whfii Dr. King's Now Lifo rills are taken. Kasj, safe, guaranteed. S6c, For sale by Beaton Drug Co, Advertlsoment, (From a Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, Aug. 8. (Special.) There la a misunderstanding of the new game law. and the slate warden's offloo Is con stantly receiving communications as to ita provisions. This Is due to the fact that tho national congress' has passed a law which covers certain parte of tho United States and prohibits tho kllllnic of certain kinds of birds tho year round TIiIb law effects what is cJl certain zones and No. 1, of which Nebraska is a part Is not affected. Chickens may bo killed In Nebraska from September 1 to December 16 this year. The national law does not effect the law in Nebraska this year. It is under the Jurisdiction, how ever, of the national agricultural orgnnl zntlj'i which hus power to change and enforce national laws regarding cortaln game. Denier Object. Coal dealers are kicking becauie they have to take warrants which aro not payablu until after being registered nnd a call Is made. Ono dealer who was successful In landing a number of state Institution contracts was suggesting to the state treasurer today that the state ought to pay interest on tho warrant sufficient to cover the loss to the coal mon. He said that If he had konwn that ho would have had to wait for his money he would have mado his bids to. correspond. Look Into nrlilRF Contrnct. Stato Engineer Prlco of tho Irrigation board has been requested to go to Hart ington to Investigate a complaint mado by George W. Kelley and several citi zens regarding the letting contracts for bridges In Cedar county. The complaint Is In tho nature of a petition and sets out that that county has paid out in the last four years 1100,000 for bridges and that tho contracts for steel were let at 8 cents per pound when the same com pany were offering steel to Adams county for i cents. The peoplo up there want Mr. Trlco to look Into the matter and seo what con be done. A man will be sent from the of fices In a few days. HeqnlnUlona Made. Extradition papers have been asked of Governor Morehead by tho governor of Mlosourl for W. M. 8tllcs, who is wanted on the charge of selling msrtgagvd property to tho amount of J261.25 In Howell county In that stato. Stiles Is being held In IUchorson county by tho sheriff of that county. Extradition papers are also asked of the Nebraska governor by tho Kansas executive for Charloy Ashley, who es caped from custody before being tried. The charge against him Ib wlfo abandon ment. Ho Is being held by the shoriff of Webster county. Governor Morehead has made applica tion to tho governor of Washington for the return of Herbert E. Cross, wanted In Douglas county for wlfo abandonment. Cross left Omaha July 87, and Is now In the hands of the sheriff at Walla Walla, Wash. An appeal has beon made to the su premo court from the district court of Douglas county In a caso wherein Burk E. Bodwell sued John L. Webster and James A. Sunderland, owners of a build ing In Omaha, and Sam IC. Hanford, su perintendent and foreman of a gang which was making somo Improvements In the building In and around the elo vator. Bodwell claimed that while work ing at the bottom of the elevator shaft In tho building the cable became caught and that Hanford tried to loosen it whllo Bodwell was at the bottom, with tho result that the elsvator fell, crushing him. He sued for W.000 and was given J700. Hanford appeals. Edward Lafferty sued the Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway company for Injuries received whllo alighting from a car at Twenty-fourth and Lake streets In Omaha by reason of an alleged de fective step on the car. lie put In his claim for $5,000 and was awarded $275. The company appeals. II S C rl II V I I r ft 18 1 P IB V " I THESE REDUCTIONS REPRESENT HONEST SAVINGS' Olnnco down tho comparative prlco column at tho right. At this storo former prices aro novor magnified, oven though our rogular prices nro several dollars less than many atoro3 nsk for clothes of similar quality. You Choose From Many Thousands of Quality Suits At a KINQ-PECK salo our cn tlro Btock of Biininuv suits Is submitted for your choosing. No rosorvo, you nro allowed your unrestricted choice $10 s SUITS SI2.50 Si SUITS j $15 Si suits J $18 $ SUITS $20 $1 SUITS $25 Si SUITS $30 to $40 Si SUITS Furnishings for Menfolks Priced for Quick Clearance PAJAMAS . SHIRTS TIES 11.50 Pajamas S1.05 $1.50 Shlrta ..Sl.OS 7Go Tics 45d $2.00 Pajamas S1.35 $2,00 Shirts ..31.35 $1.00 Ties Q5a $2.50 Pajamas 81.85 $2.50 Shirts . .81.85 1'50 Tloa 95d $3.50 Pajamas 82.45 $8.50 3hlrta . -82.45 $2.00 Ties ...81.25 I "' 1 i r Any Straw Hat $1 It's Clojui-Up time, so Sat urday ohooso mg nuy Straw lint J I intlioliousoat UNION SUITS BalbrlKKan, Nainsook P o r o s Knlt Union Suits, all styles, an sizes as a lcador during this this salo, your choice, tho suit.... au styles, 50c WASH TIES 50o Ties 25c $1.00 Ties 50o Old Settlers Hold Reunion BROKEN BOW, Neb., Aug. -(Special.) Tho old settlers' picnlo and reunion this week was the most succeastul In years. The Ravenna bond furnished music during tho entire day and In tho afternoon an entertaining musical program was ren dered by local talent, while many Inter estlnK talks were made by the pioneer of the county. F. 11. Currle was orator of the day. The officers elected for the ensuing years are: H. II. Andrews, Callaway, president; W. J. Rice, first vlco president; P. ti. Olover, Comstock, second vice pres ident; K. R. Purscll, Broken Bow, sec retary; I. A. Reneau, Broken Bow, treas urer: Mrs. C. It. Gutterson, Broken Bow, historian. O. II. Mevls, a prominent business man of this city, and well known throughout the state, died Thursday morning tit hit apartments In Broken Bow. Mr. Mevls has been oiling: for some time and his death was momentarily expected, fu neral services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic church Friday, Uie body belnic taken to the deceased's old home at St Paul, Minn. T KING-PECK Casflr baturday "jfOMJS OF QUALITY CLOTHES" SaWrdaY Formerly King-Swanson Co. 16th and Howard Treasurer George Signs the Warrants (From a Staff Correspondent ) LINCOLN, Aug. 8.-(8oeclal.) Tj state warrants payablo to Actuary John ail chrUt and others which were for services previous to the tlmo that tho now In surance board took charge of the insur ance department have been signed by State Treasurer George and aro ready for payment. Thore has been considerable con troversy over tho matter and after duo consideration Stato Treasurer George cama to tho conclusion that Auditors Howard had a right to Issue vouchers to thoso In his employ up to July 24, when tho department was placed In chargo of Mr, Brian. This morning Mr. Brian stated that If ho was not to havo jurisdiction over the payment of the funds of tho department, whether earned before ho took control or afterwards, he did not caro about re ceiving fees duo tho department. Ilentrlcr New Antra, BEATRICE, Nob., Aug. 8.-(Bpcclal.) The remains of John Kautz of Tarldo, Mo., who committed suicide here Wednes day evening, wero taken to Topeka, Kan., for Interment. Mrs. Kautz and children hae gono from Tarklo to Topeka to attend the funeral. Mr. Kautz was at one tlmo engaged In tho hardware busi ness at Cincinnati. Borne years ago he served as a member of the Kansas leg islature. He was 63 years of ago and carried a paid up policy of $3,000 In the Modem Woodman lodge. He had been traveling on tho road for ten years and the fact that ho could not support htu family like he thought should, is believed by tho son to have worried him to such an extent that ho became demented and decided to end his life. Earl Marshall Dcmlng and Miss Re becca M. Taylor, both of Cortland, wer marrlod at tho county Judge's offlco yes tcrd.iy by Rev. W. II. Mills of Ellis. Moro than 00,000 bushels of wheat havo been sold at tho elevators at Do Witt the last woek. Tho threshing outfit of Mlko Kreuger, who resides near Firth, was destroyed by flro tho other day. The loss Is placed at 11,800 with no insurance Charging John It. Quein with negli gently keeping tho records of the offlco during his two terms as clerk of tho district court, nnd that ho still owes the county $1,830.32, is the gist of tho report filed by Special Auditor Wiggins of Lin coln, who has been checking over the records of tho office from January, ISO, to January. 1912. Tho ronort vm rinrt .v Nr. WlBKins before th visors yesterday. A. II. Kldd, attorney for Mr. Quein, alleges that ho docs not owe tho county a cent, stating that Wed nesday of this week he paid tho county treasurer about $i00. However, he failed to give any reason why this money was not paid to tho county when ho turned over his office to F. E. Lenhart. his suc cessor. Tho report of Mr. Wiggins was received and placed on file. John Ihlan. feldt was granted n llcenso to operate a pool hall at Ellis by tho county board after hearing tho remonstrance filed against Uio Issuance of a license. GIRL SERIOUSLY BURNED . IN GASOLINE EXPLOSION FALLS CITY, Neb., Aug. .-(Bpeclal Telegram.) Muriel Naylor, daughter of a local blacksmith, was seriously burned by a gasoline stove explosion at noon to day. The mother heard the explosion whllo In a neighbor's home and rushing over seized tho blazing stove and threw It from the door. The gasoline tank ex ploded, throwing burning oil over the 10-year-old daughter, who was approaching. Key to tho Situation Bee Advertising. Seeks to Stop All j Gambling in Stocks! WASHINGTON, Aug. S.r-A. bill de signed to stop gambling in stocks, bondfl and warehouso rocolpts of all commodl ties, Introduced today by Representative) Juollngs, progressive, of Pennsylvania would compel all thoso dealing in sscurU ties or acceptances representing commodl. ties to effect a delivery of tho material bought and sold at the close of each, transaction, executing a bill of sale, with govemmont International rcvenua stamps HotPl Rtcrrarria to Denton Next Year. BT. LOUIS, Aug. 7.-Boston was chosen, as tho place for the 1914 convention and Ban Francisco for tho 1916 meeting by th National Hotel Stewards' association In session hero last night. William Latl men, sole representative of Los Angeles made a strong fight for that city with tho argument that Ban Francisco hoUl men would b too busy with the crowdj to tend to the needs of their fellow! workers, j Drowned nt Atluntlu City. ATLANTIC CITT, N. J Aug. S.-MIs Edith Rockey of quarryvlllo, P- waS drowned while Biirf bathing last night before the life guards were on duty. In was tho girl's first ocean plunge. MM Rockey went down In sight of 600 people, nearly all of whom were, men. Bocausi of tlie rough sea they wero afraid to ven lure Into thn breakers. Hnrtman Ureaka Oat of (taajr&ntlne HT. T.nTTTR Atif I n- r t . man, the leper, who was taken to tho isolation oottagn at Quarantine, several miles south of St. Louis yesterday, escaped early today. He returned to hta wife's homo In tho heart of tho city, secured some money and departed. nnrrtson nt Walla Walla. BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 8.Bocretary o War aarrlson and Major General Leonard Wood arrived hero today from Walla Walla, Wash. The morning wna spent In Inspecting the Bolso barracks, which were recently abandoned. At noon tho visitors were guests at a luncheoi tendered by the Commercial club. I QU1 Many Want to Know About Blue Sky Law (From a Staff Corespondent.) LINCOLN, Aug, 8.-(Bpecial.) Tho State Railway commission, , which has Jurisdiction of the new rvie sky law is constantly receiving Inquires as to Us provisions and what they mean. All these j Inquires are turned over to the attorney general's office for opinions. I One company wants to know If foreign l corporations accepting the provisions of the new law can bo considered as entitled to the rights of a local corporation. The answer is that In accepting the law they are entitled to all the privileges. Another company wants to know when the new law is supposed to go Into effect, whether tho companies come under the law at the time of Its passage und ap proval or whether It takes effect later. The attorney general says that the law went Into effect July 17. ues I Our Great Shoe Sale Continues Saturday Note These Bargains No thoughtful mnn or woman with nn eyo for economy will miss this rnro bargnin event Saturday. Every Oxford has been mnrked ridiculously low just note: Women's Pumps for 49c 500 pairs of Women's High Grade Pumps the remainder of our short lines that wo only had a few pairs left, $4.00 nnd $3.50 values, mostly small sizes; go during salo. . 1 C7fj 49c w S4.00 Oxfords, $1.74 oxfords $1.74 Men's white canvas that wero made to sell for $4, Satur day's sale price, pr. Boys' Oxfords, $1.95 400 pair boys black und tan ox fords, mado of calf skin; J2.50 to 4 val ues; Saturday, pair. . $4.00 Oxfords, SI .74 Open Saturday Evening $1.95 ALEXANDER 1,000 pairs women's kid oxfords. an sizes ana wiatns; regular 4 values; special Saturday, pair il$1.74 1512 Dougl Street 12 I glas I eet I