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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1911
Dress the Boy for Decoration Day
Simple Gowns at Small Cost
This is the season of the year when the average housewife
is planning on the number of house gowns she will need for
spring and summer wear. Ordinarily this problem is a
serious one, by reason of the cost of the material plus the
cost of making, etc
Fashion authorities say that 1 9 1 2 is to be a crepe year.
What prettier fabric could be chosen for informal attire than
Serpentine Qepe ; the ideal fabric for house dresses of every
If a survey of your wardrobe reveals any shortcomings, they
may be supplied most delightfully and economically with
garments made of . Serpentine Crepe.
From a simple dressing sacque to a pretty morning gown,
innumerable ways will suggest themselves for fashioning dainty apparel
from this inexpensive fabric
The plain colors comprise all the fashionable shades, while the many
printed styles' include floral and Oriental patterns in a large variety of
charming color combinations.
Serpentine Qepe is commanding the largest sale of any printed cotton
fabric in the world because no other fabric gives so much beauty,
wear, and style for so little money.
A large assortment of patterns and colors to suit the most" fastidious.
Sold at n th leading department stores in Omaha
at price to suit the leanest pocket-book.
Look for the words "Serpentine Crepe" on selvage of every yard
when buying. Crepe not having it will prove unsatisfactory both in
appearance and wear.
Cool, comfortable boys
suitsmade strong and
of good wearing fabrics
-that's the kind we have
here-priced lower than,
elsewhere and satisfac
tion in each suit.
Prices $2.00 to $7.45
Wash Suits ..95c to $2.45
Indian Suits 95c Base Ball Suits 9oC
Cowboy Suits 95c J Rompers . . 50c
WILL CLOSE AT NOON DECORATION DAT.
THEIR FREEDOM SHORT-LIVED
lodge Morrii Discharge Men Held
on White Slavery Charge.
HOLDS INDICTMENTS FAULTY
They Arc, Hmm, Arrested by the
Btate illkoritln I'nwa Leaving-
the Ceert Room Held '
Th defendant, Roy Murflrld, Oravcr
Miller and Leo Van Oorkom. charted
ith enticing Willi L, Klnsle from Har
lan, la., to Omaha last January, felt for
a moment yesterday they were out Of
(he handa of the law for "white slavery."
Judge Morris held that an Irregularity In
the Indic tment m eufrtrent to kill the
government caae and Instructed the Jurjr
to return, a verdict of not guilty.
The defendants upon leaving the court
room with their attorney! were at once
re-arrested. They will he held In the
county Jell until the regular (rand jury
reindict them In September.
Argumenta of couneel hive waxed
warm since Saturday until Tuesday morn
ing when the court gave hie opinion. The
Judge hold that the common carrier
upon which the girl a as transported from
Iowa to Nebraska, was not specifically
named In the Indictment and therefore
not proper. The Indictment read that
rhe girl waa brought here over the lines
of the Ureal Western railroad, when evi
dence showed that ahe In fact left the
Great Western train at Council Bluffs
and came to Omaha over the line of the
Omaha and Council Bluffs Street Railway
comiwny. As the Intention of the Indict
ment waa to name the route which the
girl took and was In error the Indictment
waa at fault, the court said.
The case against the defendants will
he brought to the attention of the regu
lar grand Jury In the September term of
court and upon the return of Indictment
will be set for trial some time during that
term. The Klnale girl will be held In cai
of the matron of the county Jail until
BRIEF CITY NEWS
Bar Boot Prist It.
B. U. Clark, sign, llth and Douglas
lotrio Warming Pad, Burgess-Gran-
tinman md oa rrobatloa Com
missioner WHhnell has appointed John
14. Carney fireman, on six months' proba
tion, to serve at station No. a.
Boyal Araaanm Program Union Pa
cific council No. 106. Royal Arcanum,
will give a musical and literary program
Thursday evening at the Young Women's
Christian association, under the direction
of Vernon C. Bennett.
Program at Baptist Cfenrcb Mra L.
H. Slaughter, formerly of Topeaa. now of
this city, will give a literary and musical
entertainment at Zion Baptist church this
evening for the benefit of the Ladles'
Literary Progressive club. 1
Orocera Pleat) la Jnne Grocers and
butcher will hold their annual picnic In
the latter part of June and have requested
the usg of one of the parka The commis
sioner of parka will grant the request.
Elmwood park probably being designated.
Brewery Bay a Hot Frank W. Fogg
rold the lot at the southeast corner of
Eighth and Leavenworth -streets to the
Vogel Investment company for fl.tiuu. The
lot measures SOxias feet. The investment
company i a representative of the Scolltg
School Bonds for Sale Advertlse-
au.ils for bids for the last of the $750.00
1st ue of school bonds will be made within
the next few days. There remains to be
sold SS.A Money from this sale must
be m t.; .- nds of the Board of Educa
tion b .iy 1. ,
sea . mlit Are Tagged John Grant
c.y tealer of weights and mens
i. ;. . .auglng Ice dealer with a red
sticker instead of the bras badge for
im:'y used. The change waa made to
..aie the fact that ' the scale had
been Inspected more conspicuous.
Athletic Captatna nTist Buparlnten
dena Oraff has notified teachers that
ap tains of grade athletic team will
meet at the city hall Friday morning at
M o'clock to complete arrangements for
the meet Saturday. Entrants will wear
numbers oa the backs of their sweaters.
saaauafaotarera to Mae The Omaha
Manufacturers' association will meet to
morrow bs the Commercial club room to
complete the final arrangement for the
window displays to be conducted June
I to t The meeting was advanced one
day because of Thursday being Memorial
Sr. Tea damp Beoommeoded Dr. Lee
Van Camp has been recommended for
police surgeon for the emergency hos
pital. The recommendation cornea from
Dr. I B. Bushman, who wanta to be
named a the eye expert at be hospital.
Recommendations were referred to Com
Lighting Contract Approved Con tract
for an ornamental lighting system be
tween Thirty-second and Thirty-sixth
street on Woolworth avenue ha been
approved by the city commission. By the
contract the electric lighting company
agrees to furnish light for M 50 per
month. Property -holder have erected an
ornamental lighting system on Woolworth
avenue at their own expense.
Tsgraat Trie to Bsoaps While Ser
geant PattuUo and Officer Eddie Morgan
were busy answering telephone call at
the police station. J. A. Lee. who waa
being booked for vagrancy, walked out of
the building. He was noticed by Turnkey
Brady a ha waa going out the door, and
then a hot pursuit, participated In by a
doses officers, ensued. He ws finally
overhauled and escorted back to tit
aTumxael Object to Change Commis
sioner Hummel objected before the city
council to aa arbitrary change In the
character of pavement about Han scorn
park from asphalt to bitulithlc. This
pavement. ' maintained by the city, for
merly under the supervision of the park
board, needed resurfacing and bitulithlc
waa ordered and part of it I now on the
ground. The oom ml salon decided to re
surface with the new material.
solicitor la aa Impostor Miss Ida V.
Jontx, secretary of the Associated Char
ities. Is warning bust nee men and other
against a colored gentleman who pretends
to- be soliciting funds la the aims of
charity. The solicitor represents that he
la collecting the money for a colored
working girls borne and a school for
colored domestics. No authority for the
collection of fund for such a purpose
baa been given and a there Is no such
home or school the colored gentleman is
branded as an Impostor.
FVratster Advertising the Road to
ANTI-THIRD JERMERS LOSE
Machine Musician in Convention
Will Control the Election.
EASTEMIKS HAVE RESOLUTION
They Are Persistent In Trying te
Break V Custom f Kleetlaa
Officer for Mora Than
From the rousing applauae which greeted
President Weber upon the reading of hts
report before the American Federation
of Muaclana Tuesday morning at Wash
ington hall It appears a though the anti
third term backer ar doomed to defeat.
Outside of the twenty or thirty delegate
who are backing the resolution prohib
iting officer from holding office but for
two term the entire convention, to a
man, are with President Weber and Sec
retary Miller for re-election. The New
York federation member ar the moat
anxious to hsv this law passed. It I
understood that a petition signed by W
New York union musicians will be pre
sented to the convention by their dele
gate. Nell Sullivan of Brooklyn, al
though not In attendance at the conven
tion, I the man chiefly responsible for
No member of the federation will play
In the annual parade of the Elks' lodge
at Portland this year. President Weber
asked the club to allow na men but
federation musicians to take put and
they refused to allow his request saying
that three army bands had already been
engaged to play.
Early Settler Dies
at the Home of
Mrs. Emily Orchard Preston, aged
years, one of the pioneer women if
Omaha, died Sunday at the home of her
daughr. Mrs. Normsn Kuhn. at Fresno.
Csl. She waa the widow of the late Wil
liam Preaton. who died In Seattle
year go. The Immediate cause of
death waa pneumonia, but the attack w4
made mora severe by her Intense grief
over the demise of her husband.
Mr. Preston rsme to Omaha In 15
with her parents The Orchards were
prominent la the early days of Omaha
and bougie county. She was married
to Mr. Preston IB Omaha, and their
union was blessed with five children, who
survive. They are Mesdame Kuhn of
Fresno: Mrs.. John Ralston of Albany.
Ore., and Mr. F. H. Duncan of Seattle,
and two sons. Wslter O. Preston of
Omaha, and Alfred Preston of New York
The Prestons moved to Besttle in ISM
but hd mad frequent return visit to
The funeral will be held from the Pred
ion home in Seattle, Thursday afternoon
Air. Walter Preston left Omaha last night
to attend the services.
THEY DECIDE TO TRY
MARRIED LIFE AGAIN
Henry H. Hall and Mrs. Mar Hall, who
were divorced a little lee thus a year
ago, nave decided that the sea of single
life t even more turbulent than that of
matrimony and If people ar to be hip
wrecked they may aa well be hip
wrecked together a apart. They ecuied
a license to rawed la county court yesterday.
A Break see- Liberty
from stomach. Hear and kidney trouble
I made when a Xe boa of Dr. King" New
Ufe Pill 1 bought. Why suffer? For
sale by Beatoa Drug Co.
H.S. SENIOR CLASS PLAY '
READY FOR FRIDAY NIGHT
George Phelps of the Woodward ftork
company I assisting Mis Lillian Fitch
In drilling the cast of character for "A
Royal Family." the three-act comedy
drama which will be given by members
of the Omaha High arhoc1 enlor.rla at
the BrandelB Friday evening
Mr. Phelps la devoncg spec-fat attention
to the masculine rotes and rapidly
rounding the student Thesptana Into
THOMPSON SPRAINS KiS
ANKLE. BUT PLAYS PART
Edward Thompson, en of the princi
pals la the Mikado, sprained hi ankle
Monday night during the performance, but
careful treatment of the Injury has made
K possible for him to take part la this
Charles Furnas and James Swift, In
spectors employed by the city engineering
department, have been dismissed by
Commissioner Mcflovern. Swift ws let
out for not appearing for duty In th
morning until after paving operations
were well under way. Furnaa waa fired
for falling to force contractors to build
bases of required thickness.
"One of the cement bases Furnss was
Inspecting waa but four Inches thick."
said McGovem. "and the law require
that It be five tnrhea at least. Employes
of thl department must absolutely obey
Instructions and he on the Job all the
time. Material of Inferior quality or
paving not up to specifications will not
Two other inspector wer put on th
Job. Mckvern has appointed th fol
lowing inspectors. J. A. Campbell, sew
ers. gvW per day; J. Daughtnn. paving.
H5 per day. George M. Schofleld, psv
tng. 150 per day; Dsn Panshey. sewers,
loss per day; Charles 8. Love Joy, rod
man. Pa per month. These appointments
have been confirmed.
WILD ANIMALS TO POSE
FOR MOVING PICTURES
An outfit consisting of ten men and a
carload of wild animal I on the way
from New York to Los Angeles, passing
through Omaha the last of Ih week,
going to the coast to get the setting for
a moving picture of aa African Jung1
scene. Near Los Angeles, some place In
the mountain, where there 1 a smatter
ing of something tropical, the animal are
to be turned loose. Then the men, dressed
ss native of Africa will engage In th
hunt, th poees being In front of th
NURSESJO HAVE BABY CAMP
Outing Placet to Be Eitabliihed at
Elmwood Park Thii Summer.
HUMMEL GIVES HIS CONSENT
Mlsa MePbersoa, President of th
tlsltlna Norses' Association,
Works Oat Plan for Freeh ;
When th dog day com, th Visiting
Nurses association) will pitch It tent
In Elmwood park and open a day camp
for heat sick bthlea and youngavsr who
ran not get proper car and outing at
their homes. Miss Louise MoPheraon,
president of the association, put the plan
before l"ark Commissioner Hummel yes
terday morning and gained hi hearty
consent lo Ihe Jproject.
The camp which the association held
on private grounds at the entrance of
Rlvervlrw park during Ih lest two year
ha been (bondoned s Impracticable, aa
th sick babies after being given expert
care-were returned to their former un
wholesome environment and to mother
who did not know how to continue the
rare. The Elmwood camp will be open
only during the day time. The mother
Will have to bring their children and call
for them, and will b given much advtae
an Instruction In child culture while they
are there. The care of the habits and In
struction of the mothers at th camp will
be fulluwed right lnl.the home In caae
wher extra attention la necessary.
Th ramp will center around th old
shelter on the east side of the park, un
der which sand pile will be located for
the older kiddles. (Swings and teeter-totters
will aso be put up for their smuse-
ment. The open sir house which used
st the Rlvervlrw camp will be ustd again
for th babies lo take their naps In. All
th work of cooking and washing will
be done In tent nearby. Nurs Sweeney
will be the head of th camp and will
have th assistance of as many nurse
as the camp will maks necessary.
PALMER ESTATE TO
PAY INHERITANCE TAX
Inheritance tax of win be paid
by hair of the lata Henry E. Palmer,
under the final decree of County Judge
Brye Crawford In the matter of the
Th larger part of the tUCSO estate la
held In trust until DO, when the bulk of
11 will go to Mr. Palmer's grandchildren.
Club Puts On Most
A very pleasant and rnloyable evening
was ient by a good stud audience Mon
day night th Young Women Chris
tian association auditorium, where Ihe
Fellowship club give a stunt show.
Several of the girls were dreastd as
boy end very fine young men they mad
The original sketch "School Days" was
very amusing and took everybody back
to "kid day "
It s Oreat to Be Craiy" w also a
sketch that was hugely enjoyable. Piano
solos, readings and dlalogia were part,
of the program. At the end anumber of
of th program. At Ihe end a number of
color sang Ihe Fellowship club sung.
A blu Streak of Ragtime," Clara Gle
sen. Mamie Hageuorn. lna Klnklememi.
An original sketch entitled "School
Days" teacher. Minnie llrsen: pupils,
Dot Starlight, Kmma Lund; Susie Little,
Laura Klmquiet; Lot la Hold. Ksther Nor
ueen; Arabella Smith, Olga Tullln: Tom
mie Tattler, Koe D. Bricm: Polly Per
kins. Anna Jonnson: Kllsaheth Morton.
Kuth tvaanberg; Sllss Hlgfflns, May
Peters; Johnnie Jump-up, tunic John
son. Pisno solo. Mabel Johnson.
"It Oreat to be Crsy." fcnld Morton.
Ruth Wheelock; Tom Carter. Clsra tile
sen; Jack Ferris, sismle Hsgsdurn.
Swimming match between Minnie die
sen and Laura Elmquist.
"The Fate of Charlotte Rune." Carrie
piano solo, lea belle Wlnkelmann.
"A Merry Chatter." rook. Ida Jacob
son: Lorens. Anna Jacobson.
bong, r rlluashlp club.
SHOWS GOOD CROP OUTLOOK
The Norrhwestern's Nebraska crop re
port for last week ha Just been compiled,
taking In th territory atound thirty of
the most Important pnlnta along the I'ne
The report Indicates that the aoll every
where Is In excellent condition and th
small grain prospects about the same aa
at the time of compiling the report for
the previous week.
During the week reviewed, the weather
waa unusually warm and crop of all
kind mad rapid growth. During the
week there were no general rains, but
there were numerous light and f altered
Of the thirty point considered, rata
would have been beneficial at sixteen,
but there were none that were reported
aa really luiferlng from a lack of moi
tur. What mado you so later'
-X met Sml th son."
"Weil, that I no reaaoa why you
should be aa hour late getting bom
-I know, but I aaked him how he
waa feeling, and he Inststoa en telling
me about hla atomach trouble."
"Did you tell htm to take Chamber
-Bar, that la what he Med." Sold
by all dealers.
Hog Eeceipts at
South Omaha Heavy
In a talk before the executlv com
mittee of Ihe Commercial olub yesterday
Everett Buckingham of th Union Ktock
Yards company, reported the receipts of
K.0M hog at th South Omaha market
thl morning. Thl number he laid puts'
Omaha JTI OHO head ahead of Kanaaa City
In hog receipts for ths yesr and empha
sise Omaha position th second llv
stock market of th world. -,
NATIONAL RKPl BLICAW
Convention. Chicane, Jane 18, 11.
Hpeclal sleeper will b attached to th
Burlington's :30 p. m. Chicago train,
June Mth. for the republican delegates
and those en rout to the convention. Th
specie! party from Omaha will be Joined
here on th sain train by th special
party of delegate and their friend from'
Lincoln and other title In Nebraska.:
Governor Cheater A. Aldrlch and National:
Committeeman R. B. Howell have ar.
ranged tor thla special service. - Reserva
tions may be obtained of J. B. Reynold,
city passenger agent, 1103 Farnam street.
Omaha. Neb., Telephone Dougta USA.
Greatest Saving. Opportuni
ties Ever Known Will Be
Offered the Bayers in
This Big Sale.
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