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THE OMlHA SUNDAY BEE: ITAY 18, 1913.
V High School Seniors Will Play "She Stoops to Conquer"
Monday at Kilpatrick's
We are very close to one of America's best shoe makers.
This enables us to have a sort of
Benefit Sale Monday, May 19th
The styles are new patent, suede tan, velvet and satin (Pumps and Co
lonials). There are patent leather Oxford ties with turn soles, also welt
00l3s.fi(JHCl HtHt A0AT0 W? CAM3LE ALLAH rtfjjl
High school students are finishing the
rehojirrals of "She Stoops to Conquer."
which will b given at tfee Ilrandels
theater May 3D under the d'reotlon of
Thomas II Mills and MIss'Tvwns of the
faculty of the htnh ctool. The rhurnc
Urs aro well taken und the students
have developed a great Interest In the
play and are striving to make It a suc
cess ruplts In other schools Itnve volun-
4itTAii t..l um .lMnc. t lnll fnr fh tilav
been working hard and we're
solne to make It a sueces, there's no
"doubt of that" FAld Mills. "It's a good
Iplay and the caste has been chosen earn
J fully H will be one of the beet amateur
;ehows MX Red here for a lohsr time."
Many of the players In this have taken
apart tn other amateur theatricals and
ore well qualified for tholr parts. Th
plot of the play has Interested them ana
the rivalry has brought out their best
talent In addition to this the students
of the high school as well as thj pupils
In the graded schools have taken so deep
an Interest In the success of the produo-
RELIEF FROMWAGE SLAYERY
Economio Independence for Women
in Farm Pursuits.
HIGH REWABP3 FOR LABORS
Get "Women Workers on the I.nnd,
the Men Wilt Follow linvrirr
and Intelllffoncc Insure
"Back to the farm!" Is tho note of
economio Independence for women,
I Bounded by Mrs. Kate Trimble Woolsey.
Now York's commissioner to tho Agr(
cultural Institute at Home.
In a recent number of the New York
Times Mrs. Woolsey explains In detail
her plans for glvlnc affect to tho farm.
movement which nne considers tho main
source of relief trom wago slavery for
the great mass of workern: "Wo have
been skirmishing; about for a solution of
our great presslnr problem of how shall
people llvo for & long time," Mrs. Wool
sey writes. "Wo have seen our native
born women crowded out of their homos
by chsnclntr conditions: itrowlnir. ainWU
1 ards. We havo witnessed our lm
mlgrat women forced Into factory
work where wages can barely keep
them alive, and whero the work
Jtselt dralnn all their physical ro
sources, Ve have advocated the suf
Xrage, have strengthened our charity or
sanlzaUons. We havo dimly realised that
we had miles on miles of good fields and
j happy living to pur -women If we could
only get them started In th right way.
.mo womiui iimrnoi sjnruener lias oeen
comlnff to the front, but usually she Is a
college graduate- There are many splen
did western women who have demon,
atr&ted the possibilities for women tn
Agriculture by their huge stock farms and
thriving ranches. Tljo government has
tried to Interest tho young girts by the
canning clubs which are fast coming to
rival the boys' corn clubs In the south.
Vstrm Wanra's. Only Ucfuge,
"Uut still there are thousands of young
people flocking to the large cities and
leaving the future of the farm to take
care of Itself. The reason that thoy so
to tho city is because they lack capital,
because they lack protection to get them
"How, I firmly believe and I have
studied the status of women hem and
abroad for many years that the farm ts
the only thing at present that offers the
great mass of our 6,000,000 working w6
raen In the United States a relief from
wnga slavery. And I Intend to lay before
Uua international congress In Rome a
plea for the International support of the
I woman farmer. I know that It Is a pet.
A racily feasible project to place women
Itipoa small acreages where by Intensive
J methods of farming they will not only
sain an Independent living, but will hav
i the opportunity, through the increase of
tlon that, as one of the actor said, "We
have simply got to make good. There's
no falling down now."
'i TM Wonderful Mutle that Burst Forth
When the Stork Arrive.
, That funny, lltltt, brassy cry that fb"s
" the antral of the new baby Is perhaps the
I disrUlijd' rmmbrne of our lives.
la&d tbotwand of hsvPT mothers owe their
swiiisim v j)auu ana ctrtsrUi to
other's rriend, Tbu ts an rztrrast rm-
CieSj it tellers all the teasloo. prrrrots
teaderness and pain, eMble tb muscles
to expand gently, and, when bsby cwat.
thi mnseles retar Mtoreily. the form is
prserred without laceration or otter e-
ioa wui nna Mother's Frits d on sale at
ny drug store, as It Is on of ths
atandard, reiublo resaedtes that grand
too.tber ertrywhtra hsr relied UDoa.
Oally use during tb period of
so wekrf, so
S tissues and readers them ivHut and ellT
i -will be surprisd at tts weaderf ul effect aad
! What a grsteful relief It affords.
ice sod this wonderful remedy on
ST f.r!.,wr wnere jw trad, or fner
mzm nrnuwr U9.. luJ leaner uuliauif.
A'lsotiL, a. Wrist then for a very jalai
land values, to amass a competency for
their declining years.
"During tho last forty years our popu
lation hns almost quadrupled In dimen
sions, and the product from the farms
U .about where It was forty year ago.
Even tho western rancher with his
stcrim plows and his un-to-dato nam..
phernalla makes a pretty poor showing;
his yield per aero Is wnstofully small,
nnd tho abandoned farm of New Kngland
situated in the very heart of the market,
Is un Indication of where we stand In
We've been trying for the last fif
teen or twenty years to get the men
back to the farm, nut it doesn't work
Tho men aren't willing to o back, am
there is but ono way out to Induce
tho women to go. We can feel pretty
euro, I reckon, that the men will follow.
ilout inic Immlsrrouts.
"My Idea ts that the young" Immigrant
womnn who comes to our shores from
the fields of Kurope shall have a chance
to get out Into the environment which
has built her up to be a sturdy, strong
peasant. Instead of settling down with,
her relatives In a crowded tenement, she
and her sitter, and her old mother, pcr-
haps, will tie directed to the small farm
In the community . which, is waiting or
her, and 'by a system of loans she will
do taugnt am) enahicd to build up
paying little farm. What happens to her
now? I'nyslcflly and morally sturdy, she
gels caught in the maelstrom of city life
on the moment of her arrival. Working
In the strange environment of a factory,
or at homo making artificial flowers, hsr
morality soon lessens and she becomes
a fiurden upon our charities. And once
a girl comes witnm the .grasp of our
charitable Institution her )f-esttem la
gono. Our charity ts not very far-seelngj
it alms at temporary relief only and
about the best that it can do Is to send
the young foreigner, especially tho Irish
nnd Scandinavian, Into domestlo service.
I deplore the cries that ko up when
ever the low wage of our working girl
Is mntlonod, 'Why don't they go Into
domestic service and be comfortablef
Women have pome to the pass where
they must bu more than comfortable,
and the Only way to keep them from slid
ing hopelessly Into tho slough Is to make
them Independent m&ctory work was the
only way that led to that Independence
for many years. But tho day of factory
work as ti only altqrnatlve for dome.
tlo service Is over, for now I am con
vinced that farmtntr Is to be opened up
for women. Wta have knowledge of the
methods all at hand; the only thins; that
Is necessary Is to allow women enough
protection and eruldanoe for a start.
"Women are pretty closely concerned
with tho cost of Hvintr, a cost In which
food ts the largest Item. Let women
generally understand what the smallest
farm can furnish In the way of food
and we nhall see them flocking to the
country fast enough. tkmo expert has
aid that one person with one aero can
feed nine people. Prince Kropotkln gives
a higher estimate even than this. Two
acres of market garde,n, he saya, can
yield enough vegetables and fruits to
supply richly the table of fifty adults
during the entire year. Of oourse, thl
means the most Intensive farming. A
gentleman In Heading, Pa., says that he
saves an average of $1,203 a year from
two and a half acres of Jand after be
has fed, clothed and educated three chil
dren. Another of these up-to-date farm
ers trom New Jersey clears an Income
of J3W a year from two acres on which'
he raises strawberries, a gentleman from
Michigan was telling me the other day
that an acre of Onlona yielded 11.000 a
year In clear profit.
Stany "Women Varment deeded.
"Women, oh, dear met we have been
boaring for years about' the woman
farmer, only she ha been In (.uch a sad
minority. There should be thousands of
her, I know plenty of tbmoraonaUy.
A woman on Long Island cultivated a
patoh of garden, SixfiQ feet, raised enough
vegetables to supply bar family of three
and cleared $1(9 in one season. This is
at the rate of I J, 000 per aere. Many peo
ple think I exaggerate when I tell them
of the California woman who mad 11,800
a year net by Intensive cultivation of her
"You'd be amased to know how well
women havo made the raising of small
animals pay. I do not rwfer to the live
stock farms of the w(t, which have
been ably conducted by women, but the
small eastern farms, where women who
liave been physically Incapable of garden
ing have raised animal and made their
tiny acreage yield fourtold. Women Are
beginning to wake up to the posalbilltlea
of oblcken raising, for aaie or es pro
dustlon, squab raising, goat keeping, for
hair or milk or cheeae. breedlngr of dogs
and eats, fox raising, bee keeping, pony
tfsedlng-UWB If no end, to ibp Prpfltsbl
occupations by whloh a woman may be
"Toko fruit growing. Ix6k at the op
portunity for It here In thui greatest
fruit-growing country of tho world with
our vast tracts of land awaiting Intensive
cultivation. The small fruits are espe
cially adopted for cultlvatl6n by women,
berries, in particular.
"A very talented New York woman
who has made agriculture her lite study
said to me the other day: . 'Many work
ing women tell me that they have not
tried to save a cent since they lld aside
their first f$0O. When I ask them why
the answer Is Invariably that noma man
got hold of thejr small nest eg? on the
pretext that he would Invest It profit
ably, After that they decided te spend
what little thoy might be able to lay
asldo nnd enjoy some comfort as they
went along.' i
"Have I farmed myself. I could hardly
call It farming. I lived In the west with
neither tent nor markeo above my head,
and I scratched about In the earth and
got Veil. iThfct's where I first realized
what tilling tho soli might mean. My
fruit tree and my cottonwoods that X
A VAST QUANTITY OF
$5.00 GRADES ....
ALL TO GO ON
SALE AT, PAIR .
S.7 !! f 1 " If f 1
i ou win please us ana promt yourseir, n you come in rne morning, eany m
unless all signs rail attention will be hard to get in the atternoon.
Simultaneous Silk Stocking Sale
Various colors 79e the pair not many moons have gone since you paid
twice as much for poorer stockings. Here, also, the "early bird" profits.
Kilpatrick & Co. j
Wanted lonsr ABO are huge trees now. I
po back to see them very often, and
realize what they meant to me and wish
that I rould transplant thousands of these
pallld-raccd yountrsters and tlrcd-out
middlo-axed women that I c on the
streets, In the stores, to the country
where they could plant tree and f.arn an
honest, 'respectable living."
FINDS FARMERS ARE
Traveling- Passenger Agent Williams of
the Burlington is back from, a tour
through South Dakta, east of the Mis
souri .rlvcri southern Minnesota and
northern Iowa, and everywhere he found
the small grain In perfect condition.
Throughout the section visited Mr.
Williams noted that there are many now
settlers coming Into the country and that,
farm lands are Increasing in value. Farm
ers are enthusiastic and are predicting
the best crops In many years.
BRINKER NOW DIRECTOR
OF THE OMAHA CLUB
Lawrence Brlnker ha been made a
member of tho board of directors of the
Omaha olub. He was also appointed to
tho chairmanship pf the house committee,
a vacancy made by the resignation of
Joseph Ilarker, vice president of the club.
RELIEF COMMITTEE TO MEET
Will Come Together Next Saturday
to Talk Expenditures.
$23,000 STILL IN THE FUND
Part of the Money Mnr He Set Aside
for Clerical Work, This
Ins Permitted by the
A call has been Issued tor another meet
ing of the state relief commission for
next Saturday afternoon in the Com
mercial club rooms at 1 o'clock. The
commission will further, consider the ex
penditure ot the $100,000 relief fund appro,
printed by the state for the sufferers ot
tho Knster Sunday tornado In the state.
There are soma $33,000 of the fund still
to bo expended. At the first meeting the
tentative apportionment was HO.OOO for
Omaha, fft.OOO for Ralston, S3,000 fof
Yutan. (6,000 for Berlin. At a meeting
held last Saturday another 3,000 was ap
portioned to Omaha out of this fund.
Adding to all this thp $15,000 first taken
from the 1100,000 to pay the expenses of
the mllltla the total apportionment to
date Is 177,000, leaving 123,00) BtUl in the
At the meeting next Saturday It Is .pos
sible that a fund will be set aside to pay
for clerical work. The state law appro
priating the $100,000 made provision for
the use of ii per cent, or $2,500 of the
fund for clerical work. None ot tho
members ot the commission Is paid for
his time or wprk, but the secretary,
Arthur Mullen,- Is .allowed a stenographer
to do the clerical work and sho Is to be
paid 'for her services out of tho appro
priation. It is estimated now that the
clerical work, Instead ot costing the full
J2.EO0, will probably not total over $300.
HOUSE OF HOPE ELECTS
OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR
A meeting of tho trustees ot the House
ot Ifope was held Friday and the officers
(or the ensuing year are Luther li.
Kountze. president; J. P. Cook, secretary,
while Gould DIetz, August Raapke, A.
II. Haven, Louis Bochme, Thomas Ham
ilton, George II. Payne, Frank Parker
and Bev. C. W. and Mrs. Savldge make
u the balance ot the board.
Mr. Savldge believes that the - move
ment tor the new home of the House of
Hope Is going to make rapid strides
within the next three months and that It
will not be long until building is under
way. The proposed home will be erected
on a two-and-a-half acre tract at North
Thirtieth street. It will cost In the
neighborhood ot $40,000.
Key to the Situation Bee Advertising.
Milwaukee Road .
Its Iowa Trains
Contrary to .expectations, the Mllwaukeo
did not get back Into its own tracks In
western Iowa Friday and probably will
not before . sometime Sunday. In the
meantime Jt Is detouring its trains In
and out of Omaha over the Northwestern
by way of Manning. '
All the day down the Mosquito creeb
from Panama to Neola, the track of tho
Milwaukee Is badly torn up and the
grade washed. As late as Saturday morn
ing several miles of track was sub
merged, making It Impossible for the large"
pangs bt repairers to make much heacP
way. And 'what Is s'tlll worse, the water
Is not going down rapidly. The ground
is so thoroughly soaked that It will not,'
absorb any more water and consequently
the surplus has to run oft Instead ot per
culatlng through the soil.
Flood damages along the Illinois Cen
tral and Great Western have been re
paired and these roads are back on their
own' tracks, running trains on schedule
Bonds on tho Nebraska side of the Mis
souri river have completed repairing
storm damages and trains are back on
regular schedules, where they hope to
continue, ns no rains to speak of were
reported In Nebraska Friday.
Promptly at 8 o'Clock
Cloak and Suit
Section Second Floor
Choice-of-the-House Sale Monday of
' . ' ' ' '
Our Entire Stock of Women's and Misses'
UR Big Choice-of-the-House Sale of Women's and Misses' High Class Tailored Suits starts
Monday morning promptly at 8 o'clock. Think of it! Any suit in the entire house at the
one price $22.50. You never 'saw such a wonderful bargain event before. No matter what
the former selling price was the price Monday is $22.50. It's only another instance of the rare
value-giving events that have made Orkin Brothers "The House of Economy in Omaha."
Hundreds of Stylish
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Evory suit is tho produot of the
world's beat man tailors; ovory suit right
up to snuff in style -thoy will bo appro
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many months of good wear, and consider
ing the ridiculously low price, you'll at
once agroo that this is the best bargain
event you over saw.
All our Buits are famous for their ex
clusivenoss and striking individuality
they show the touches of the master de
Come early Monday get the cream of
Choice of Any Suit in
the Entire House at
The Suit You Want Is
Here; Come and Get It
There are silk moires, silk poplins,
ohannouso, imported ratine, Prenoh serges,
imported epongej imported Buitings and
many other materials.
There's a color to suit your fancy
and from this immense stock you aro sure
to find a material that will "strike you.
There's a stylo here (the very latest)
that will prove most becoming to you the
suit that befits you in a most charming
manner; and you'll find no trouble in se
lecting the garment you have been long