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THE OMAHA ST'NDAY BEE: JUNE 7, 1914.
MIGRATORY BIRD LAW GOOD
site, Pat Validity to High Court.
WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED
Dr. William T. llnrnmlnr Write n
Oprn letter to thr Politic Jet
llnff Forth rionn of nirtl
William T. Hornaday of New York, the
jrll known ornithologist and conservator
Of the National museum, has addresaed
tha public In an open letter Concerning
th recent decision of a Judge of the
fnlted States court In Arkansas holding
the federal game law lo be unconstitu
tional. The case was brought at the in
stance of some Kansas City shooters, who
resented having spring shooting inter
fered with. Dr. Hornaday says:
"To the Tress and the Public at Large:
In a short time the enemies of the migra
tory bird law will, with great glee, an
nounce once more that the law Is 'un
constitutional.' This time the statement
will have a little moro to rest upon than
the soap-box decisions of learned spring
shooters of wild fowl who never even saw
the Rational constitution.
"In the wilds of eastern Arkansas, at
Jonesboro, on May 27, In the United States
court, the case of the United States
against Harvey C. Schauver, for a viola
tion of the federal migratory bird law,
was heard by Judge Jacob Trleber, who
decided that 'the law Is unconstitutional.'
Of course the United States will carry
the case up until It finally reaches the
I.'nlted States supreme court, where, with
extra expedition, a decision may bo ex
pected In about eighteen months.
"The first decision on the status of the
migratory law was that rendered In
South Dakbta on April It; 1814, by Judge
J. D. Elliott of the federal court, who de
cided. In the case of A. M. Shaw, that
the law Is constitutional. Mr. Shaw
pleaded guilty and was fined $100, which
Test Cne l Welcome.
"Inasmuch as a test case was neces
sary, wc are very glad that the name
of no real game-protecting state Is In
any way connected with It 'Tho Arknn
saw Case' soon will rival tho fame of
tn 'Arkansaw Traveler,' and the natne
of Schauver will go thundering down
.the ages as the Inheritance of the chil
dren of the man who permitted himself
to be used in the abortive effort that was
made In 1914-15 to destroy the only law
that was able to save the migratory
Wrds of North America from annihila
tion. "The friends of birds need feel no
alarm over this Incident, nor anything
more serious than mild Interest. Unlesa
he United Btatcs supreme court delib
erately elects to pull down a full scoro
jt laws that tho representatives Of tho
American people hayo enacted In con
jrress for the greatest good of the great
est number, the federal migratory bird
JaW will stand, The side of tho people
and the birds will be taken care of, It
need be, by a hundred' ab'le lawyers, who
re fully convinced, that the law Is con
stitutional, and that Its stability can ho
demonstrated to the satisfaction of any
open and logical legal mind.
"In addition to' the score or more of
Cw York and .Washington lawyers -who
havr offered their service, to-tula cause,
aomoiof whom already, haveiprepared ex
pended brief s, . Frederic K. CduderJ, bhtf
.of the most distinguished member of
the American bar, has volunteered his
Service on the side of the birds an offer
:whlth undoubtedly will be accepted. The
United States Department' of Justice,
headed by Attorney General Mclteynolds,
can confidently be trusted to conduct the
people's fight for the birds with all the
legal acumen and resources of' that de
partment, aad the organized spring shoot
era of Kansas City now will have an
opportunity to contribute money In aid
of their cause and Mr. Schauver.
Spring Shooters Will Hhoat.
"Of course the enemies of the law will
laugh first, and claim the decision In
advance. The Kansas City spring-shooters
wilt make ft great effort td rush the
supreme court and secure i. decision In
their favor In time to give them their be
loved sprlng-shootlng privilege next Jan
uary; for dear to the heart of tho spring
hooter of 1911 Is the privilege of slaugh
tering egg-laden ducks and geese In
March, April and May, For that they
are willing to rob the farmers and for
est owners of America of the only law
that ever can or ever will adequately
protect their best atltes-the Insectivor
ous birds. It Is this feature of Kansas
, City selfishness that Is so exasperating,
and we may weft believe that the mem
bership of the Interstate Spring-shooters
Projective association contains not one
larmer, fruit grower or forester-
"WIIA.IAM' T. HORNADAT."
"New York, June 1, 1JU."
MASONS MEET HERE TUESDAY
Several Hundred Masters and War
dens for Annual Communication,
GRAND OFFICERS EXPECTED
Henri of Orirnnlsntlon Over ,e
lirnskn Will Come for Meeting,
Which Will trfiat Until
For the nnnunl communication of the
irrand lodge of Nebraska Masons, between
300 and 600 masters and wardens of the
Masonic lodges In the state will gather in
Omaha Monday afternoon and Tuesday
morning. The sesslons'of the grand lodga
will commence Tuesday at 10 o'clock and
continue until Thursday.
A greater Increase In membership of
the Nebraska lodges has occurred during
the last year than In any other year !n
the history of Free Masonry In the state.
Peven new lodges have been started under
dispensation, making a totnt of SB, with
a membership exceeding 21,000 men.
With such- a record for the year Just
past, the grand lodge, which Is the legis
lative body of Nebraskn Mnsons, is ex
pected to have larger attended and more
notable sessions this time than ever be
fore. (Jrnnil Officer Kxiiertnl.
All the grand officers are expected to
be present. They are Alpha Motgan,
Broken Dow, grand master; Thomas M.
Davis, Heaver City, deputy grand master;
Samuel S. Whiting. Lincoln, grand senior
warden; Andrew II. Vlele, Norfolk, grand
Junior wardejr. Francis EVhlto, Omaha,
grand secretary; Ht. rtev George Allen
Beecher, bishop of Kearney, Hastings,
grand chaplain; Charles M. Shepherd, Lin
coln, grand orator; rtobcrt 15. French,
Kearney, grand custodian; Frederick L.
Temple. Lexington, grand marshal; Am
trose C. Epperson, Clay Confer, grand
senior deacon; John J. Tooley, Anselmo,'
grand Junior denqon; Tteuben Forbes,
Omaha, grand tyl'er.'
The meetings will begin with the ad
dress of Grand Master Alpha Morgan
Tuesday morning; Tho annual oration by
Grand Orator Charles' M. Shepherd will
be dellcvered that evening. All 'the ses
sions of tho grand lodge will be held at
the Masonic temple.
Hpeclal Assembly. Monday.
Preliminary tothe regular communi
cation, a special assembly will ho held
Monday evening at the temple,, when the
past master's degree will be conferred on
all mnstcrs-elcct. , by Grand Custodian
Robert E. French, And a full corps of of
ficers. Past masters will also attend the
Special arrangements. have , been made
by the masters. of the Omaha lodges, to
assist the delegates In finding suitable
hotel accommodations. A reception com
mittee of fifty local Masons has been ap
pointed, headed by these members of the
grand lodge's committee on visiting
brethren: Edward S. Thompson, Harry
P. Van Arsdale, George It. Porter, Thomas
Johnson and Richard C, Jordan,
In conjunction with the meeting of tho
grand lodge, tho Ncbrasknn Veteran
Freemasons association will" " hold its
eeml-annual meeting and dinner Tuesday
noon. Chief Justice Mo,noah B. Iteese of
the state aupremo court Is president of
tho veterans' assoclatlpn and ,he wlj be,
here to preside. Masons who' have TJeen
In the order twenty-one year's or longer
maka,upj the Veteran's organjsatlon. y
Bellevue Students t
Give Play Tuesday
Members of the senior class of Bel(evuo
collego wilt present the Shakespearian
play, "Comedy of Errors," Tuesday after
noon. The production will be staged
under the supervision of Prof, Puis, di
rector of, the department of dramatics at
the Institution. The leading feminine rolo
will be. handled by Miss Helen Hamblln
and 'the two brothers, "Antlpholus of
Ephcsus',' by A.- It. Jones, and "He of
Syracuse" by Frank Halderman. Tho
play will be given In the outdoor amphi
theater on the Bollevue campus. The cast
will be as follows:
Sol I rum, duke of Ephcsus... Velman Rice
Agean, a merchant of Syracuse
. Orlo Lee Webb
Antlpholus of Ephesus...,naymond Jones
Antlpholus of 8vraeuse.Frank Halderman
Dromlo of Ephcsus.... Howard C. Wilson
Dromlo of Syracuse, Hupert Konncr
Balthazar ..Walter Ilaccley
Angelo. a goldsmith ..Glen Oealey
'.First Merchant John Bloomqulat
Second Merchant , ...Otto nrantt
Pinch Schoolmaster Flndley
Aemellla, wife of Agean ,
. Miss Jeanette Goodwill
Adrlana, wife to Antlpholus of
Enhesua 1tln u.mu
Luclana, her sister Barbara Knapp
Gaoler, officers and other attendants,
soldiers, uailors. etc.
Join the Swappers' Club. Membership
Is free. Call at Bee office.
Hot Weather Corsets
A properly tie
fitted corset is u
wonderful aid to
style in warm
weathor it is essen
tial to comfort.
That is why we
call yonr atten
tion to tho R & G
corset today. '
R & G Corsets for Comfort
R. & Q, corsets are scientifically designed to give the nmost
In comfort. They arvery lightly boned, flexible and cool. They
give the soft, low bust effect required by summer waists and gowns.
They mold the figure without restriction, holding the hips and back
atralght and flat, leaving the waist line Bupple and unrestrained
Fitting is the Important Part
The amount you pay for your corset has less to do with the
satisfaction you derive from it than the care with which It Is fitted.
Our comtieres are competent to aid you In the selection of the cor
set that best meets your needs and will give you most enduring sat
isfaction. R. & O. corsts are priced $1 to $5.
Here is a gradefu) model cor
set for out-of-dopr girls, partic
ularly tor those with medium or
slender figure. Very low top
and long over nips with elastio
band at waistline, giving free
dom" and comfort to the wearer.
R. & O. corset for medium
figures. It has low top with
elastic band set in, long over
hips and thigh with wide band
of elastic below back steel, mak
ing the corset fit closely whtm
standing and will not show the
corset line when sitting; $3.
Order by Mail
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Service is at
June Sale of Lace Curtains and Drapery Fabrics
A special sale event for Monday designed to supply your needs in curtains and curtain materials at
prices which afford substantial savings. "We've priced thousands of dollars' worth of this high grade
merchandise on a bargain basis to force quick disposal of all small stocks and incomplete lines. That
r cry thing is of desirable quality goes without saying, and the prices will speak for themselves.
500 pairs of good quality
etamino curtains trimmed
with pretty filet lace. Cur
tains regularly worth to J2.50
50 dozen pairs of pretty
bwIss and muslin curtains
such as have previously been
soia at $1.50 pair,
in this sale, each ..
Quaker lace curtains,
scrlmB, cluny and novelty laco
curtains, including qualities
worth $2 to f 3 a pair; on sale,
at tho (ti f-Q
pair 4 X DU
A full case of good quality
curtain boblnet in white and
ecru, such as usually sells at
40c a yard, while it
lasts, Monday, yard. . IUC
High Grade Curtains
All the fine Quaker cur
tains, etamino, cluny, lacet,
Arab and novelty lace cur
tains, formerly sold up to $4
pair, In this tj a
salo, at pair .... P 0
Remnants of scrims, eta
mine and voiles, a great accu
mulation, including qualities
worth 26c to 40c yard, r
madras, worth 40c
yard, in this sale,
lace curtain rods
worth 19c and 25c
regularly, at each,
3C and 40-inch
etamlnos, scrims -and
25c to 40c a yard,
Monday, ct yard.
edge etamine, reg
ularly worth 20c,
In this sale, yard,
All the imported duchess,
Irish point, etamine, real
Arab, cluny and Quaker lace
curtains, worth $4.50 to $6,
on sale Monday JQ QC
at pair P300
Cretonnes, mummy cloth
and other heavy materials,
regularly worth 25c to 40c a
yard, specially priced i C
for tho June sale, yd. IOC
etamine and scrim
in ecru and cream.
25c grade, yard
and etamino, rib
bon or lace edges.
40 inches wide,
worth to 60o a
June Sale of
Jersey covered dress form with
perfect lines and proportions.
Sizes 32 to 44. Regular $3.25
values for $2.40.
. Art gum. For cleaning wool
and cotton fabrics. 10c size Sc.
Stork embroidery scissors. Gold
handle Regular G9c valuo 25c.
One big lot scissors and shears.
Values regularly to 50c, pair 15c.
- Tar and cedar bags for storing
furs and winter garments during
the summer months. All sizes.
COc, 05o, 00c and $1.20.
Cedar mops with one can of
cedar oil. All for 08c,
San silk, spool 3c.
Button molds, All sizes. Doz. lc
Bias tape In 12-yard bolts. Spe
cial at Be.
Bolting for inside or outsldo of
skirts. Black or white. All
widths. Worth to 30c at, yard 5c.
Dressmaking pins, Vi-lb. box
Dressing pins. 5c value at 2Jo
Rubber sanitary aprons. Tho
50o .grde at 15c,
Elastic sanitary belts. Regular
25c valUes at 10c.
King's machine thread, dozen
Largo 10c cubes of black and
white ,pins. Special, each 4c,
Mercerized rick rack, all colors,
Taniynos. Gc values, at 2c.
Safety, pins. All sizes, Doz. lc.1
Yard wide dress percale,
bookfojd. All now designs, In
blue, grays, etc,, 10c value f
at, yard OC
15o Madras, Sy2c
Beautiful shirting Madras, In
all the choicest shirting designs,
neat BtrlpoB and colors, o 1
16c valuo at, yard OsfC
.JVzC Dress Prints, 4Vc
Full standard dross prints, lu
the wanted blue and groy shades,
Simpson's American and other
popular grades represented, 7c
value at, AJl
120 Batiste, 6y2c
Fino quality dress Batiste, in
all the choice 1914 designs and
color combinations neat printings,
12 6c value to close
at, yard O 2C
15c Voiles at 8Vc
27-lnch Printed VolIesT beauti
ful sheer fabric, neat colors and
choice season designs, washable,
16o value at, Q 1
June Sale of Towels
Buy Now for Towel Showers or to
Equip Your Home for the Summer
Towels are a timely topic. They are in de
mand now more than at any other season of
the year. They are popular gifts for brides-to-be.
They are demanded by hot summer
So this sale meets a widespread need, and the
economies it affords will bring hundreds of shoppers
to the towel section Monday. Read this list of
Size 16x34. Plain hem or
fringed, with rod borders. e
7c values, at, each. . .s. a . OC
Fine mercerized cotton huok, a
15c value;, alio some. -all Upon,
worth 19c. Sizes 18x36'afid( q'
19x38. Choice, at each.... C
Fringed ends, with blue or red
borders. Large size. Also pure
linen hemstltcbod huck i P
towels. 25c values, each. . IOC
All puro linen huck towols.
Plain hem. Sizes 14x27 and 16x
29. Rogular 19c values, ft
special, at each C
Fancy Linen Towels
All pure linen huck and dam
ask towels. Hemmed, hemstitched
or scalloped ends. All white or
with colored borders. Large
size worth 25c and y
29c, at each AlC
Made from the; finest flax. Plain
or embroidered, scalloped or hem
stitched. Regular 50c a
guest towels, at ........ MtC
Fine linen huck initial towels.
Quality that always sells IP
for 26c, choice Monday.. IOC
Beautiful all linen huck and
damask towels In jacquard effects.
Size 20x40 Inches. Actual OC
50c values, at each uu.C
Of damask and huck. Scal
loped and hemstitched' ends. Some
slightly mussed, but which does
not effect their real values, $1 to
$1.25. Choice of these eqr
splendid towels, at OOQ
Turkish Bath Towels
Largo size fringed or plain
hemmed Turkish bath i a
towels. J.une sale price, ea A U C
Bath Towels, 17c
Very fine double thread Turk
ish bath towols, Plain i y
hem. Very special at. . . . 1 C
Bath Towels, 22c
Extra heavy double ply Turkish
bath towels. Plain white or with
colored borders. 0J
Bath Towels, 29c
Large, oxtra heavy bath towels
with colored border or plain
white. Size 22x44 nft ,
inches. June sale price. uC
Imported Bath Towels, 49c
Fancy border towels; also fine
snowflake hemstitched towels. Ex
tra large size. Values to AQ
75c, choice at TTC
Hotel Towels, 33c
Heavy durable quality and regu
larly worth 60c each. Name of
hotel on the end. Spe- j o
Turkish Towels, 59c
, Very fine quality and worth to
? 1.25. This lot must be seen to
be appreciated. Won
derful values at OiC
Special showing of fluffy snow
flake bath sheets. Special at, pair
$1.98, $2.98, $3.98 Afi
Baby Bath Sets
Daintily embroidered In pink or
blue. Two towels and four wash
cloths. $2.50 values,
Cotton Crash, 5c
17-inch brown cotton crash
toweling. Good grade;, E
worth 8c, special, yard. . . OC
19-inch all linen silver bleached
crash toweling, 12 c in
quality at IUC
Divided into threo special lots,
50c to 60c rugs 30c. .
$1 to $1.25 rugs 70c.
$1.60 to $2 rugs $1.25.
Important Values in Summer Wash Goods
Every piece of colored rat
ine and duvotlno fabrics in our
wash goods department will
be sold Monday at loss than
half usual prlcep, 36 to 54
inches wide, and worth regu
larly up to $1.98, at... J....
Another extraordinary bar
gain in wash goods. Yard-wide
Irish dress linen in white and
all new shades. Made from
fine selected flax and launders
perfectly. 60c quality Mon
day at, yard , . .
This practical summer
fabric comes In stripes of
navy, pink, rose, llghtjilue.
Copenhagen, light and dark
tan, peach, etc., 40 in. wide
and worth 25c, at, yd., 15c.
Silk and Cotton Crepes
Fifty more bolts of those
beautiful silk and cotton
crepes, In a splendid range
of shades. Choice of these
regular 50c crepes, to close
out, at, yard, 15c.
Printed and woven stripes,
also floral effects In new
printings for summer woar.
Splendid variety to Belect
from. Specially priced for
Monday at, yard, 25c.
Big Economies in White Goods Monday
Imported white novelty dress fabrics, in-
uuhiub euauuvy tunes, tiuiutoiuorea COrQcu
effect voiles, checked voiles, embroidered
rpm-" Biirtwflake oehblo r.reoen. etc. AH
new this season's designs. 45 Inches wide,
at, yard. 91.25.
White rice cloth, a popular summer nov
elty. 40 inches wide. Worth 35c, at,
Plain or shadow stripe white crepe. 30
Inches wide. Usual 35c quality, priced
Monday, at, yard, 10c.
D. M. C, Cordonnet Special and
Perl-Lusta mercerl2ed crochet
cotton, whito and ecru:
Sizes 3 to 10, 0&c spool.
Sizes 15 to 20, 7c spool.
Sizes 30 to 60, 8c spool.
Sizes 70 to 100, 10c spool.
All colored crochet cotton, 8fic
Tatting shuttles, black or
Steel crochet hooks, with
shield, 2 for 5c.
Novelty braids, white or ecru,
flc each piece.
Columbia or Indo twist, for bed
spreads, 8c spool.
J. P. Coats silk finished cro
chet cotton, 2 spools for 5c.
Stamped day cases, 50c qual
ity, 83c pair.
Nainsook night dresses, stamped
in neat designs, 50c quality, 85c.
Boy Scout camera, makes a per
fect picture. Very ti r?m
4x5 in. develop-
No. 2 A Brownie
simple to operate
M, Q. developer,
each ZJ Vi
- w w i Jiiiy , w W
mm j II A UVMV
you make any purchases or not.
Drugs, Toilet Goods
Biefi "Ironi and
size bot- CQ.
tie, at.. UUC
ed Milk, hospl-
La Blacho face
60c box.. 9Q
Rose soap, I.
cake at.. 110
sage cream. COc
A Brush for
If you are particular about the
brush you use, let us show you
the genuine Ideal. We know it
will please you.
We offer the latest creation of
the Hughes Ideal at a really won
derful price. A quadruple bristle
Hughes Ideal Hair Brush of tho
finest quality material, made to
sell at $2.
Our Special $f 19
June Sale of Silk and Dress Goods
A special purchase of 5,000 yards of high grade waBhable summer silks at very big
reductions Monday. Yard wide, all the rage for cool drosses, blouses, misses' frocks
and men's shirts. Whito and light colored grounds with colored stripes. Many satin
stripe silks included. Worth 59c to $1.35 yard. On sale at
39c Yd. 69c Yd. 79c Yd. 98c Yd.
Cheney Bros, foulards In
the season's best pattorns.
Monotone, Egyptian and
neat Balkan designs, cubist
and floral effects. 24-inch
width $1 grade, OOc; 40
inch width, worth $1.60
and. $2.50, for 81 and $1.50
Yard-wide black chiffon
taffeta now at tho height
of popularity. Beautiful
lustrous finish. A quality
unsurpassed for service.
We are offering two espe
cially good lots in the June
sale Monday, $1 and $1.30.
A special lot of 1,260
yards of fine silk remnants
In lengths of 2 to 8 yds.
poulards, fancy silks, pon
gees and Jap silks, taffe
tas, messallnes, etc., worth
69c to 75c. On sale In the
Basement Monday, yd., 20c
Summer Check Suitings
Medium weight check mannish suitings,
gabardines, French foule do serge, wool
crepes, tamlse and Vlgoureux. Former prices
$1 tq $2.50. Sale price, yard, GOc and $1.
Specials in Challis
A big lot of fine quality French challis,
wool crepes, serges, whipcords, mixed suit
ings and checks. 36 inches wide. Worth
50c to 69c. Basement, yard, 20c and 30c.
Monday Brings Some Very Unusual Offerings in Laces and Embroideries
Laces Worth to $1.00 Yd., at
Laces Worth to 39c Yd., at
ok. a 1 ? m ... - ""
6. to 12-inch imitation needle point
18-inch lace juncing, applique effects.
18 to 27-lnch shadow flouncing in
white and cream.
18 to 27-lnch silk chantilly flounclngs.
Yard wide flowered nets.
40-Inch cotton shadow allovers.
12 to 27-lnch oriental flouncing.
42-Inch black silk allovers.
Real cluny and filet bands and edges.
HUadow lace flounclnxs In whlta
cream. Widths of B to 18 Inches.
Camisole lacos, 14 to 18 Inches, wide.
18-inch shadow and oriental allovers,
Values to 39c, Monday at
3,800 Yds of Fine Imported and
Unquestionably the finest lot of embroid
eries we have been able to offer this season,
and one of the best we have ever offered.
Thirty-six hundred yards of beautiful
French and. American crepe, eponge, voile,
batiste and swlsa embroidered flounclngs and
all overs. 45 inches wide.
Exquisitely worked In numberless rich and
artistlo patterns desirable for every summer
use. Soma are daintily colored. All are
regularly worth $1 to $1.60 yard, some worth
more. On salo at, yard, COc.
Laces Worth to 59c Yard, at
18 to 27-lnch shadow flouncing, whito
36-inch embroidered nets, white and
40-lnch dew drop silk chiffon, in the
most desirable summer shades.
24-Inch flowered nets, various shades.
42-inch silk nets, colored,
Venlse bands and edges.
Regularly worth UP to 69c yard.
On sale Monday at only
Laces Worth to 25c Yard, at
Oriental edges in white and cream color.
3 to 5 inches wide.
Shadow edges and bands, white and
cream, 3 to 8 inches wide.
Cluny bands and edges from 2 to 6