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Tim IJEK: OMAHA. FRIDAY, MARCH 12. 1915.
Thursday, March 11, 1915.
CHARMING matron had to ro to the Fine Arts exhibit yesterday
afternoon all by herself.
This does not Kound so alarming. But Just lant year sh
was murhly accompanied. This lady has always taken Keen In
terest in the annual display and Is one of the very faithful and regular
She had planned on a pleaRant afternoon at the art let'ture yester
day, and had counted particularly on her husband accompanying, her. She
cordially Invited him to meet her at such and surh an hour and have tea
afterwards, but he pleaded dutifully, a business engagement of the great
st Importance, and a slight lark of Interest.
"But," Mid the young matron, "you went with me last year.'1
"Oh, yes, but that was before we were niarrid," laughingly slipped
Troni the husband.
iiut there were men yesterday who showed true sparks of Interest.
One particularly wan noticed. I do not know Mho ho was. but, oh, tho:
real "highbrow" expression he wore! With chin reposing deeply in the paint
of bis hand he was a conspicuous figure, studying at length each picture
with the heavy intelligence of the true connoisseur.
I SETTLE CASE OF
MRS. GLADYS SHORT
Damage Suit Against Clarkson Hos
pital for $250,000 for Alleged
MBS. SHOET DYING FROM HUHTS
krmwn to the nnstsl rlorks " his nsma j flQVISE FARMERS TO TEST
tflrptioni r postofflce director!"", i SEED CORN EARLY THIS YEAR
When tli ttrtsyi'l Christmas Klft 8
flnsllr delivered to lmver this week, he ! Although ft littl early, the RurllnK-
remsrkrd that It would be a food St.
Patrick's flav present anyway, as Irish
grern was the predominating- color of
ton's homeaeeklng- department has In
augurated Its annual spring campaign
for the purpose of Inducing and aiding
the farmers of Nebraska and Iowa to
teat their need corn. Literature prtpai-ed
bv experts In the agrl ultural collrgrs of
the two states Is being sent to the farm
ers. This liners them to test their seed
corn early and details the method of
making the experiments.
Tlia opinion prevails that the seed torn
saved Inst fall Is of a much bttr qual
ity than In the past and if the ordinary
precaution 1s taken, rrt of the corn
selected will grow. It is contended thst
Inst fall was mot favorable for maturing-
the seed. There was veiy little tain
urn! through the ,Rreater portions of tb
two states there
killed the germs.
was no weather thst
Rent room quk-k with a Bee Want Ad.
At the Fine Arts.
The exhibition of the Fine Arts1 so
rlety wa In charge today of:
William Baxter. John Rtngwslt.
Alice Cart or, 1-aura pVott.
.Margaret liaum. Jessie Millard.
Original Cooking Club.
Mrs. OeorRe Prlnr was hostess today nt
the meeting of the Oritfintil Conking club.
Covers were laid for:
Hamuol llunis, .1r. J
Ileih. rt V heoler.
Charles T. Kountxe.
J T. Stewart. Jrl.
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On the Calendar.
The regular weekly rlil'-ken pie dinner
will be given Friday in the parlor- of tho
First rreabyterlan church, from 11:30
until 1 o'clock.
Tha Twinkle cluh entertained at a
novelty dancing party Tuesday evening.
About sixty couples wore present.
Miss Viola Muldooa entertained at
cards Tuesday ,evnlng at her home in
honor of her birthday. About twenty-five,
tiursts were present.
Mrs. Arthur M. 1'lnto entertained at a
bridge luncheon today at her home.
Afternoon at Cards.
Mrs. V. S. Hkdra and Mrs. William
Harris entortained at bridge this aftor
neen at the homo of Mrs. Harris. Ht.
Patrick's day novelties decorated tho
rooms and forty guest were entertained.
Mr. J. W. Thomas Is.lll at the Methodist
A daughter was horn to Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Koaenfrld of Council Bluffs Wed
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Kessler returned
home Wednesday evening from Ccdnr
Keplds, la., where thy mere railed by
tha lllnrss and death of Mrs. James
Mrs. George W. Uoldrcge returns to
day from a trip to western Nebraska,
where aha was the guest of her daughter,
Mrs. Kdward Holyoke, on her ranch at
Jtev. U. A. Hulbert, pastor of St. Mary's
Avenue Congregational church, returned
yesterday from a five weeks' stay at
Kxcolalor Springs. Mr. Hurlbert wsg ac
companied home by Mrs. Hurlbert and
returns very much Improved In health.
He will occupy his pulpit as usual Sun
In and Oat of the Bee Hive.
Mra W. m. Sucha of Hasting.?. Neb.,
arrived yesterday, to t the guest of her
mother, Mrs. J. H. Muldoon for a few
. T -r f ET -1- Wl i m a
' v i fc sy J i
IK. 0 ft
Mrs. Gladys Short, IS years old.
who la dying at the county hospital
of a hroken back, the result of a
Jump from the fourth story of the
Clarkson hospital In a delirium on
August 18, following the death of
her baby 1 day old, has reee ved
$3,000 from the Clarkson hospital in
settlement of a $250,000 damage suit
brought In her heiiau. a supuiuuu (
dismissing the suit without prejudice
has been fled In district court,
W. J. Hott. her attorney, declared the
legislature should pass a law maKin nos-
pltals responsible for Improper cs-e or
patients, asserting that under court de.
rlslons In Nebraska It Is dirricuil to com
pel payment of damages by hospitals con
ducted In part for charitable purposes.
It was on this account, ho said, that a
large settlement was not obtained.
Mrs. Short, who Is a daughter of Albert
.!. Westgate, Is said to be dying. On ac
count of her condition she may receive
little or no benefit from the 2.0 which
Is her net share of the settlement.
Mvea with Broken Back.
From August IS she has lived wtth a
broken back, the spinal cord being com
pletely severed. She hss no control what
ever over her body below the shoi lders
snd but slight control over her srms
Complete lack of feeling In her body,
however. Is a blessing to her. say phy
sicians, because many Infections haee de
veloped which otherwise would cause her
Hhe was Informed of the settlement
today, but manifested little interest in It.
Physicians refuse to allow her to Be
moved from the county hospital.
It was alleged In her petition that while
delirious she was placed In a f mirth
story room In Clarkson hospital; that
she was not properly guarded and leaped
from a window while In this condition.
Mrs. Hhort was married to Panford
fhort, a mechanic, about one year and a
Akin to Stick to
Ship Until Orders
"I will not make any move until X get
official orders to do ao," declares Col
onel Akin, cashier at the postoffloe.
He was slnted for dismissal by tha so
called efficiency board, and signed, a
resignation unner compulsion. Washing
ton dispatches are to the effect that the
Postoffloe department Is Inclined to ac
cept the resignation, but no word has
been received In the matter by the local
Colonel Akin says he hopes to retain
his position during the remainder of
Postmaster Wharton's term, which has
almost another year to run. If that Is
not possible, Akin desires to remain
least until the end of the fiscal year,
July 1. He says his retirement wilt not
be a hardship financially, as he recently
Inherited so mo money.
By I. A II M OVrtLSE.
Quite a charming frock Is this black
hroadcloth-of-sllk. It Is rendered a bit
unusual by the deep pointed girdle of
dull gold weave, set at regular Intervals
with large squares of Jet. The bodtca of
Tiiack velvet could acarcely be mora
simple with Its Jow, round neck and bits
of sleeves. Over the foundation skirt are
dropped tbre tunica of varied lengths of
accordeon pleated net
quickly helped by Dr. King's New Dls
co very. In use over forty years. Every
home should keep a bottle for emer
gencies. 50c. All druggist. Advertise
Just Receives Gift
AUTO CLUB TO LIYE
AT THE FJTENELLE
Manager Surbank Provides Proper
Headquarters for Omaha Organ
itation at New Hotel.
PLAN ACTIVE SEASON OF WORK
Shirley and Dr. B. A. Me-
A big, beautiful room in the Fon
tenelle hotel, on tho ground - floor,
was turned over to the Omaha Au
tomobile club veeterday by Manager
William R. Burbank to be the club's
The room la Just north' of the
Kighteenth street entrance and ruus
the entire length of the corridor.
"It will be fitted up Immediately with
furniture of a style and quality to tie in
keeping wtth the Kontenelle hotel.'' said
Secretary Harry " lawrie. "It will be
headquarters not only for members of the
club, but for visiting tourists, especially
fur the great number we are expecting
U' see slopping here enrouta uvrr the Un
cola Highway and other roads to or from
the Pacific coast." f
Oraratalse fur Aetlve WorV.
A permanent, active, salaried assistant
secretary will be engaged at once to be
In charge of headquarters, to give out all
kinds of information and to assist mem
bers and visitors la every way. Advertise
ments are now running In the Omaha
papers for a man to till this position.
Tha principal work of this assistant
secretary for the present alii be to make
a complete and vigorous isnvasa for new
"Tha membership of the club Is now
about 3," said Mr. Lsvwrte. "We expect
to make it J.OUO by mldsimmer. There is
do reason why we should not hsve such
a membership. With initiation fee of
only to and with dues of only a year
we expect new members to flock In
especially since we have this fine new
Will a a 4 alaai Eul.
"Part of tha money accruing from nw
memberships we expect lo speud on aeud
ttig a bus throughout the eeat to visit
all automobile clubs ot Important, show
ing photographs ot Omaha and vicinity
and telling motorists why they ought to
turns through Omaha on their way west,
ilure can be done this way, we believe,
Than with tons of printed booklets or
Tbe following new memliers were re
ceived at tbe meeting yesterday: William
U. liuibauji, Abraham H'Ji band, l. A.
Norman Hurt When
Car Hits Hay Wagon '
In a collision at Sixteenth and Webster
streets between a south bound car and
a hay wagon driven by Frank C. Mitchell,
3SG2 Mouth Fifty-fourth street. W. J.
rsorman, jixu Amea avenue, sustained a
scalp wound and severe bruises.
A board from tho hay wagon, which
waa proceeding nor in, went through a
window of the vestibule on the car and
struck Norman. The latter was attended
by lr. R. R Ensor and Dr. J. E. Flmp-
son anil taken homo.
It Is a serious mistake not to register
your name and full addrease with the
postofflce authorities. If such Informs
tlon does not appear In the city direc
tory. John Grover, chief assistant in
the local office of the weather bureau
for over a year, has found that to be the
sse. Because he a as not registered In
the postofflce directory, he has Just now
received a package that was mailed be
It was a nice necktie, sent by a friend
at Walla Walla. Wash. The package
was addressed simply "John Grover,
Omaha, Neb.," and was plaoed In the
local general delivery when received here,
December 22, because Grover was not
Keep Yoar Bowels ItegaUr.
As everyone knows, the bowels are the
sewerage system of tha body, and It la j
of the greatest Importance that they
move once each day. If your bowels be-
coma constipated, take a dosa ot Cham
berlain's Tablets Just after supper and
they will correct the disorder. Obtain
able everywhere. Advertisement.
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Ttl)tHD MiM nOOKFOI.D
lrtF. PKRCAI.K Beat uallty
si M I ache wide, til ileelr
ahle aartasr abailea and eelei
Indlce. light bine, gray and
blaek nil white. Regular 1V4e
nil IA valeea. Friday fit Air
ery aperial a yard
Theeaanfls ef yards of FXf T
PHF.aa An OMFORTER
PHITS 3T laehea wide.
MM'V TKOrVII.I.B mTTOM
C'IIA!LIt 2T-mC'H IRFS9An
IIHUYFR .iINGHAMS. .mm
ther agirlaa waah fabrtea. (
lengtha, mill reaanaats, ee. Val
vea to Tet white the let OVin
lasts, rrtday, a yard m,l.
All new weaves and spring weights, including
the most fashionable colors as well as black
kRESS goods remnants of
serges, whipcords, henrlettai,
batiste, fancy weaves, etc. Goods
worth to 79c a yard; desirable for
misses' and children's frocks.
Lenflthg from 1'a 3 yards; Frl.
day price, the whole remnant
DRESS goods remnants of
coverts, crepellag, gabar
dine, prunella. French and cos
tume serge, fancy crepes, pop
ling, check and stripe velours,
Lengths, 2 to 3'2 yard; worth
to $1.25 yard; the whole ram.
RESS goods remnants of
Granite suitings, mixed
weaves, poplins, costume serge.
Victoria suitings, plaid checks and
stripes in black and all favored
Lengths, V2 to 3 yards; worth to
$1 a yard; the whole remnant for
DRESS goods remnants of fine
suitings, coverts, French and
costume serges, Prunellas, hair line
stripes, novelty weaves, fancy
checks, poplins, etc. All colore and
Lengths 2'i to 4 yards; worth to
$1.35 a yard; the whole remnant
One large table of single
and matched pieces, con
taining dress goods of al
most every kind and weave;
the whole piece
10 C and 25C
DRESS goods remnants of fine
mannish suitings. chiffon
weight, Prunellas, Sebastapool
checks and stripes of all sizes and
patterns, coverts, eplngles, cream
serges and many others.
Lengths 3 to 5 yards; worth to
$1.50 a yard; the whole remnant at
Women's black and fancy
colored stockings full seam
less ; double heels, toes and
aoles. Special Fri
day, a pair '.
Women's Black Fiber Silk
Boot Stockings Full seam
less; double soles, heels and
toes. Regular 26c
quality; a pair. . .
Flaeat (taallty 4i4) Dresa Pre.
eale Mostly dark grounds. Neat
dots and figures. A yard
M-Iaea Press T.eahyra Beautiful quality,
compare with Hootch and auch qual- rt
Ity. All neat 1915 dealgns fast col- Mp
ors. 16o value, a yard '
ST-lnrk Hiarhly Merrrrtae Peasree
la Heautlfful quality; pretty
New desirable printings. Reg
ular le and 19c values. Friday,
2T-laeh Viae Qaallty Dreaa Krahyra A
apienaia assortment of spring
shades; beautiful stripes and
checks. Vslues to ISHc, a yard...
Full gtaatiard As ran ftlngkaa Warraate
fast ladlara dye. Caaaparea with
the leading; staple aradea. All
wanted cateeka. Heg. e valve, yd. .
Hlahly Merverlaed Blaek Sateea Hand-
loom woven; permanent finish.
Plain black and printed dots.
Values to 19c. Friday, a yard
neaatlfnt Jaeqaard Fig-are aad Silk Strip
featia In all leading ahadea; also black
and white, lengths up to 20
yarda. Highly mercerixed. 19c
and 2.1c values, a yard
27-laek Galatea Smiting Ttir old reliable
wash fabric, for boya' waiata,
romotri, house dresses, etc. ISc
value. A yard
ST-laeh araaey Muted pilaae Crepe In
wanted neat deaigna: alao a-lawh Plata
White Pebble Weave for fine un
derwear. Regular toe values. Spe
cial Friday, a yard
aa-laek Rlearbed Moalla Rxtra flee
aaft Salsa, easily lauadered. Regrw
lar Te value, a yard
SN-laeh tableaeked Maalla Haft
Aalah. Sae weavei very desirable.
Heaular Te valae, a yard
T3eo.laek Bleached Sheets Kxtra weight
and linen tinlah. J-tnch hems,
ready for uae. 60e values. Fri
4J aad 4Bx.1-laeh Bleaehed Plllaw
Silas ta Match Fine quality. Worth
10c. Special, each
$25.00 Cash Prize
for a new trade,
SPENDS HUNDRED DAYS IN l"Uine COVeilllg
JAIL WAITING FOR TRIAL llQUlQ ShampOOi
and loilet boaps.
Men's seamless socks all colors. Doa
ble soles, heels and toes. re i
BpooiaL a pair "jC
Sample pieces, Friday
lc and 5c
Here Are SomeWonderfulValuesin
Women's New S pring Suits
$A98 - theB prices scores of new arrivals in
M the season's very latest, suit styles, many
v of them Just from the hands of their mak-
and rs. f tbe newest cloths Poplins,
. - serges, novelty worsteds, gabar-
I "JjlZ d'nB coverts and shepherd checks
X aCt In the shades thafare most fa-
vored for spring wear.
STYLES in great variety, and every one
of them true to the mode smart mili
tary styles, high belts, belted styles and
many fetching models with the pockets
mat are so modish. All have the wide
skirts that the season calls best.
About 5,000 towels
these are mill ends of
7 1- and 10c values.
10c Crash 8Vzc
100 pieces of full
bleached crash. Foft
finish, absorbent and
wears 'like linen.
Fancy borders. Spe
a yard ......
Included are the extra
large slzes39 up to 55
Women sand misses' sizes
"14 to 18 and 34 to 46
10c Napkins 6c
M00 dor.en. Fine quaJ
tty, mercerised nap
kins; hemmed, ready
to uae. Special C
Friday, each ... C
Spring Coats for Women and Misses
very special now at $4.98 and $6.98
Plain and fancy serge coats,
novelty stripe coats and strik-
ing rancy mixtures eve ry one
Every Coat Is a Great Value at Its Price
New flared-back styles, military
styles and the more conservative
and staple fashions so practical
70c Damask 59c
Fall bleaehed, very
Sac qaallty t.erxeaa
70 laehea wtde. All
aretty Bat- rq
ferae, a yard..
Extraordinary S pecialsfor Friday
Round Aprons made of
a good quality percale,
Aprons with caps to
match; extra good 59c
values, on Friday, very
many different patterns
and 15c values,
Aprons, light or dark
patterns; pockets and
belts; regular 35c val
ues, Frl- n
100 Bed Spread the
rrechet kind, heaaated
cad a. Large alaa. A
apeelal spread far
roomlag; hoaaea aad
hotels. Very Spe-
CHILDREN'S WASH DRESSES a special lot of new spring
styles, ages 2 to 6 years; 50c and 59c values; very special
Woman's Waists of silk net, chiffon
and wool; odds and ends of regular
stock and all good styles; mostly
small sires; about 400 of them
worth to $3, Friday r
choice for DUC
Wash Waists, a great lot of tail
ored and lingerie waists, slightly
soiled and mussed from handling;
all good styles; high and low
necks; values as high as
$125, Friday, choice
Satla, TaSTeta aad
Moire Hlhheae A
good assortment of
colors. 3 to S Inches
Women's and Misses' Cloth Skirts, black and colors, oddB and
regular stocks; all good styles and values of J 1.50, f1.98 and
$2.50; FrMay take your choice for only
Wemra'a ISe Sae rfh.
bed rtlln "I laft
Tat" veata la all alsea.
each . .
White and Colored Wash Goods for Spring
Fine Whita In-i
dla Llnon 27
Worth 15c. Sale
Kern- tisanes have just arrived.
All the combination rolorlng
for spring and summer wear
are here atripea. t-hacka.
broKen piaias. nairitne atripea
etc. uainiy sneer
fabrics: faat colon
27 Inches wide. A yard.
Imperial Nainsook, "Pointer Brand" Fine soft
quality for undermusllns; 34 Inches
wide. Friday, 12-yard bolts, for. .. .
Muaiaay Clath. Raaalaa Card
aad Ratlae t'repe Three
splendid white fabrics for chil
dren s frock, skirts, dreaaes
etc. S7 inches wtde.
Bell regularly for l'6o.
Very specie I Friday.yd.
Flae Dreaa Fab.
rlea An assorted
lot, worth to 30c
a yard. Special
for .... ,
Imperial Longcloth, "Pointer Brand" Chamois
finish; snow white; does not turn
yellow. 36 inches wide. 12-yard bolts. laO"
Sensational Basement Selling of T T7"TVT"KT A TVTTQ
Fine New Spring Dress Goods IX IN f. IM 1 O
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A great sale of close to 10,000 yards of fine dress goods remnants, including five cases of im
porters" samples of dress goods. The remnants all are matched up in one packet, and will be
sold only by the packet or piece. They are priced at a small fraction of their worth, offering
extraordinary values for Friday. You'll find them the greatest dress goods bargains yet.
sutiicient for dresses, for skirts,
child's frocks and coats and
Alter spending K4 days In Jail for aa
offense that would probably not brtng
hint more than a thirty-day sentence af
ter a trial and conviction. Channeey
lepew Hergvr, colored, has been released
fioin the county jail on hia own bond,
lie waa a frttcral prisoner, held to the
grand jury on the charge of having
smoking opium In his poaaeialon.
Scad la tbe at me. Must all be la by May lrt.
la tha meantime you raa leara way Le
Shampoo ta ibe beat br ualaga boiile aad leading
the pamphlet, lav will naa mat 11 cieaoa saore
thoroughly aad quickly of all graaae, grime aad
oae la tbe bair libra l rot il or make it
brittle. 23 el. At your druggisTi, Of poMpaio.
GKO. H. LEE CO. Omaha. Nebraska
OPEN NOSTRILS! END
A COLD OR CATARRH t
IIow To Got Relief When Read
and Nose are Muffed Up.
Count fifty! Your cold In head or ca
tarrh disappears. Your elegged nostrils
will opu. the air passages of your head
win ulnar and you van breathe freely.
jmo more auuffllng, hawking, mucous
aiecharge, dryness or headache, no Strug
gllug for breath at night.
Oet a email bottle of Ely's Cream Balm
from your druggist and apply a little of
this fragrant autlseptlc cream lo your
nostrils. It penetrates through evjry
air paaaaga of the head, aoothlog and
healing the awollau or Inflamed uiurous
membrane, giving ou Inatant relief.
Head i oll and catarrh yield like magic,
Itou't stay Blutfad.up and miserable. He
lief Is sure.
Dresses in a
Sale on Sat
Sizes for misses and
Ther arc for (his sala 165 dresses
In ths newest fashions of tha
D Corset Spec'ls
tm A i T 1 -
?z.uu American jauy
Batiste Corset, in medium bust
and long skirt styles, with frea
hip boning Sixes 18 to OA
26. SptH-lal Friday ...pl.aal7
"Brsndsls Special" for Slender
and Medium Figures 611k em
broidery trimmed at top, with
bust tape. Ceng skirt, with six
heavy garters sttsched; two
hooks below front steel, flfl.
S1.00 valuee, for 07l
Coutll Corsets Rust procf Lac
or Braid trimming, wun oust
pe. Good heavy carters, .n.
Jnuaual values Frldgy, at. t7C
Big Bargains for the Boys
Boys' extra Knickerbocker
pants, worth to $t.oo. A
splendid assortment of
patterns in grays, blues
and browns. 229 pairs in
the lot, more than half of
them fully lined. Includ
ed also are 89 pairs of
corduroys in drab and
size. 5 to 1 7 vrs.
, - - '
Friday, pair. . . .
Boys' shirts and blouses
of madras and percale
and light and dark stripe
patterns. There also are
plain blue, black sateen
and white included. Splen
did, roomy blouses made
with the titled waist band.
The shirts are made in
coat style with the collar
choice of lot. . .
20-Inch Natural Wavy
Switches Regular SI, 50
All other Hair Goods at
Hall Regular Prices.
DraperiesVery Special Prices
ncaaaaats at Serraa, Vatle aad Eta-
Twt ras.a for Friday's
sale. Worth See. HpeotaJ.
One Big Lot of Lace Curtain
lengths. . Friday, each plere ... 1 0 C
Shoe S pecials
Many Money.Saving Opportunl.
ties In the Basement Shoe Depart
ment. Women's Suede Shoes Gray and
brown; solid leather all tha way
through. Good styles; good sizes.
Positively worth to J2.60. ai a
Krid.y, a pair Jl.QO
Women's Strap House Slippers or
Juliet Slippers Made of soft kid
skin, with flexible soles and no
rubber heels; all sues, pair. . 170C
Women's Rubbers Storm or low
cut styles. Practically all sices.
Hegular 65c values. A o
Children's Shoes Black and red;
also combinations. Sizes to 8.
Worth to ,1.75. Special, a no
Pair If 5C
Sires under 6, 60c.
Saturday we offer at prices so small they
. seem almost ridiculous a laree number of
LOrSet S Mme. Lyra sample corsets. Those famtfiar
vt with good corsets recognize the quality of
a great sale k The prices will surprise y,ll.
Watch Friday s ads.
6trykerg Stock of Men's Fins
8hoee at less than Half Regu
lar Selling Prices. Two Lota
tans and blacks. All good
styles high shoes and Oxforde.
button and lace styles
$2.45 . $1.95
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