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Wednesday, April 21, 1915.
FOLLOWING up the Friends or Art movement to establish Omaha as
an art center, a coterie of local society women met at the Fonte
relle Tuesday afternoon and organized an Omaha branch of thi
Drama League of America. Mrs. Harry Cummtngs Is largely lr.
atrumental In bringing about the formation of the new league. Mrs. Cle
ment Chase presided at the meeting, which wn very Informal.
The Drama league la to encourage the study of drama and to endorse
really good plays. "No word of crttlclsm, however, Is ever uttered of ploy
which the league does not approve," said one of the members. Further
plans with regard to the league were discussed at the home of Mrs. K. If.
Scott this morning, preceding Mrs. Anthony Merrill's lecture on "Kipling."
Several Omaha women have been Interested enough In the past to be
come affiliated with the Chicago Drama league. Mrs. Draper Smith, Mrs.
Harry Doorty. Miss Louise McPherson and Miss Arabella Kimball are mem
bers of the Chicago organization.
Among the women who discussed the organhation of the local league
at the Fontenelle Tuesday were Mesdames Leonard Everett, E. P. Peck,
John A. McShane, W. A. C. Johnson, Charles T. Kountze, Harry Cummins,
Edgar Morsman, Jr.; E. M. Fairfield, Warren Blackwell, Ixwrie Child.
Howard Baldrige, W. E. Martin,' Clement Chase, Miss Kate McHugh and
, Miss Katherine McCortnlck.
BELLEVUE STUDENT WHO IS
WINKING HIGH HONORS.
Lyra Choir to Entertain.
The Lyra Singing society, assisted by
the Mosart orchestra, will give the fairy
operetta. "The Forest." at the Oerman
Home Friday evening. HIm Anna Thorn
sea wtu take the part of Tltanla. queen
of the Tallies. Others in the cant are
Kisses Irene Buech, Margaret Btoltenberg.
Eleanor Alexander and Irene Btolfnberg.
The members of the Lora -holr includes
Ullte Van Cura.
Hlanch Vsn Cure,
Mable Van Cura.
Kmma Vsn Cura.
HM.n Vis Cura,
Luncheon at the Cm aha Club.
The executive committee of tha women
irolfera entertained at luncheon today at
the Omaha club, when plans were made
for the coming season. Thosa present
Uruce Mofrstt. K. H. Kpre-tie.
W. T. Hume. K. J. Ipecher,
A. W. Tllleon, John Hkp.
U M. Lord, W. E. Shaffer.
A romance of the agricultural college
of Ames, la., terminated in the wedding
of Mlsa Gladys Olfford, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. George Olfford. snd Mr. Chen
nine" Porter, which was celebrated Sat
urday at "Heaulleu," the summer home
of Mr. and Mrs. 3. W. Woodrough at
Miss Marjorle Beckett and Mr. rhllllp
Rosenthal of Ames were the attendants.
The marriage la the culmination of tha
school room, the young people having
met at 'the Ames Agricultural college,
where Mr. Porter la a member of the
faculty and Mle Olfford a student.
About thirty gursts were present at the
ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Porter will be
at hnro after June 1 In Amea.
Wednesday Eridg-e Club.
Miss Mary Burkley was hostess this
afternoon at the meeting of the Wednes
day Bridge eiub. Those present were:
Mrs. Nsthsnson was formerly Miss
Irene H. Ilsrrls, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Barny Harris of Omaha.
Mrs. Pierre C. Morlsrty Is st-rlously ill
st her home in the Hamilton apartments.
In and Out of the Bee Hive.
Mr. M. R, Murphy snd daughter, Kan,
returned this morning from Excelsior
Mrs. J. P. Lord Is visiting her son, Mr.
Prentiss Lord. In New Hampshire.
Mrs. A. V. Klnaler leaves this evening
for a few days In Chicago.
CAPT. KLINE SAYS CHICAGO
OVERRUN WITH IDLE MEN
Anne M. Johnston of the Junior class.
who won second place over five men at
the stste oratorical contest at Donne on
February IS, will also represent Bellevue
In the state peace oratorical contest to
be held at Bellevue Friday evening.
C'relghton. the University of Omsha and
Bellevue are the schools which will con
tend for a piixe of ITS snd the riicht to
represent Nebraska In the Interstate con
test to be held April at Washburn
college, Kan. Miss Johnston has won
many contests at Council Bluffs High
school and at Bellevue. She la editor of
the Junior , annual and Monday wss
elected president of the Nebraska Colle
giate Press sssnristlon, an organisation
composed of the editors of the twenty
two college papers In Nebraska, with
TAKE BODY OF BURBANK
EAST FOR BURIAL SUNDAY
The body of the late William R Bur
bank, now In the Forest Usn receiving
vault, wilt be taken east Pundajr night
Marshall Wellington of Plttafleld. Mass.,
sn undertaker and old friend of Mr. Bur
bank, has arrived hero and with his wife.
who has been here since the funeral.
will accompany Mrs. Ilurbank and the
little son back to Syracuse, N. Y., with
the body. He will have charge of the
funersl services there.
It Renllr Does Relieve Rheamatlxm.
Ploan's Linlnent does give almost In
stant relief. Nothing better for rheu
matism, ba.'kache and sciatica. Onljr 25c.
All druggists. Advertisement
MRS. HICKS EYADES
Insists She Doei Not Want the No
toriety Mother on Stand in
$50,000 Kin Suit.
SHOWS POECH TO A FRIEND
Mrs. Edith Hlcka, who Is suing Al
bert A. Clark, a Council Bluffs capi
talist, for $60,000 damages on
ground! that he forcibly kissed her,
appeared In Judge Leslie's district
court wearing a wide black Tell In
addition to the black suit and hat
which has been her garb during the
She wore the veil, she declared, to pre
vent photographers from securing a like
ness of her and on account of the no
toriety which she has received. She la a
brunette. Is XI years of age and weighed
at the time of the alleged attack by Mr.
Clark, she testified, only ninety-eight
"1 do not want my picture taken " she
declsred. "I do not wsnt It In the news
papers, snd I do not like to hare rcPl
stare at me."
Frequent attempts of photographers to
secure a likeness which plainly ahows her
features have failed. She keeps a nand-kt-tchlef
before her face in walking to
and from the court house and In the
court room is shielded by those who' are
associated with her.
Hsplalaa Her Testlmoar
Mrs. Hlcka waa recalled to the witness
stsnd during the morning session of court
for a short period, during which she
explained seversl minor details of her
Charles Ounther, who lived at 111 Cap
itol avenue In April. MS, testified that .
two years ago aha told him that the al
leged kiss by Mr. Clark occurred on Sun
day, April SO. rather than on Monday,
Mr. Ounther testified that he accom
panied Mrs. Hicks to Mr. Clark's home
In Council Bluffs on Sundsy, and that
she showed him the sleeping porch on
the second floor, where the kiss Is al
leged to have taken place while the de
fendant waa attempting to embrace her.
The defense by this testimony sought
to Impeach Mrs. Hicks' testimony con
cerning Mr. Clark's alleged attack on
her on Monday. It Is understood that
the defense will attempt to refute many
of her statements concerning the alleged
attack on her at the time the kiss Is
asserted to have been Imparted to her
by Mr. Clark.
Captain H. H. Kline of the Salvation
Army has returned from Chicago, where
he went Friday to confer with heads of
the Salvation Army organisation. Mrs.
Kline, who had been visiting her mother
there for the Isst two weeks, returned
with the captain.
"Chicago has been a regular paradise
for the hobo during the winter," declared
Kline. "I thoroughly believe that mors
harm was accomplished by the' charities
thsn good. The city has been overrun
with the unemployed who lived during
the cold weather on the help that the
benevolent Institutions gave them."
Captain Kline further stated that with
ths advent of the new administration the
bums were driven out of town and those
who honestly desired work were being
furnished with employment
I "online, peters.
Mi Id rod Butler,
Kllinheth I la vis,
Amateur Musical Club.
The Amateur Muslcat club was enter
tained Tuesday afternoon at the horns ef
Mrs. Harry Nicholson. Those taking part
on the program were Mesdames T. J. Ma
honey. A. I. Root, Harry Nicholson, II.
P. Whltmore, Miss Belle Von Mansfield
and Miss Eugenia Whltmore.
Miss Nell Bamum entertained ths
members of ths Pan-American High Five
club Tuesdsy afternoon at her home. The
high scores wera made by Mesdames P.
J. Ptattt. J. W. Boon and David Brown.
Luncheon followed tha card gams and
two tablea of players were Present. The
club will meet against In two weeks at
the home ef Mrs. A. F. Moore.
Mrs. Anthony French Merrill gave her
Ucture en Kipling this morning at ths
home 'of Mrs. Edgar Scott.
Mrs.. A. V. Ktnsler gave a bridge lunch
eos of twelve covers today at her home.
The guests were seated at email tablea,
which were decorated with yellow tulips.
Por Kin. MerrilT
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Fairfield will en
iterUln at dinner this evening at their
home complimentary to Mrs. Anthony
MarrUU wt.o la delivering her series of
lectures. "Mornings with the Moderns."
bare, The4alle will be decorated with a
large bowl of yellow tulips and covers
will be placed for: .
Mrs. Anthony Merrill. .
Mexsra. snd Mesdames
"V. E. Martin
F. A. brogan. . .
Mr. Karl Gannett
Complimentary to Mrs Merrill, Mrs.
Arthur Wskelry gavs a luncheon at tho
Omsha club yesterday. Ths guests en
J. J. Brown,
C. K. Mandr-snn,
The wedding of Miss Uertrude Gugler,
daughter of Mrs. O. E. Ougler, and Mr.
Arthur Nelson, eon of Mr. James Nelson,
wse celebrated this afternoon at ths
noma ( the bride s staler, Mrs. O.r li.
'asser. After a western wedding trio
Mr. ad Mrs. Kelson wilt be at home
May X at Twenty-sixth and Burdstte
Auction Bridge Party.
'a- J. V. boon entertained at auction
brWge Monday afternoon. The prtsea were
awarded to Mrs K. 11. kulksrt and Mrs.
xrans ucoc The guetta present were:
T.. H. l,uiksrt.
Kredejfc k liscon,
C, l. turn.
C. E. "ltrr.ll.
If. L. liirl,
I rank Prail,
Word hsa been received that a eon
waa born Monday to Mr. snd Mrs. N. I
hathausoa vt Toronto, Out., Canada.
WABASH MAY SOON BE
SOLD AND REORGANIZED
Shortly after the Wabash rosd went
Ir.te the hands of receivers some months
sgc the receivers, under authority of the
court, Issued IM.OCO.OOO In short time rer
tillcstes, the proceeds being expended In
buying equipment and Improving ths
roadbed. These certificates mature June
I and the money Is not going to be on
hand to take them up when they become
The report comes to local railroad men
that the holders of ths Wabash receivers'
certificates are going to demand payment
when the securities are due, and that
they wUl refuse to grant an ext melon.
It Is asserted tbst this means that the
Wabash will be sotd under an order of
the court, bought in snd reorganised.
The Importance of
ta the Jewelry trade has
been forcefully Illustrated
In the record! of this line of
Eventa hare proven that
success in the jewelry busi
ness Is not obtained In
mushroom growth that
square dealing Is essential
with the customer, and that
the encyclopedia Is right in
declaring that In the Jew
elry business, besides hon
esty of purpoce, "great
skill and experience are
For over 25 years It has
always been our purpose to
serve and serve satisfactorily.
1 IIM OW
SOUatAS T OSMSIA
THE CUT PRICE STORE
503 So. 10th St., Near Howard. Phone Doug. cVlfl.
"Where You Are Sure of CETTEN What
the Doctor Orders."
YOU Ml'KT TRY Cetten'a Double Whipped Ice Oeaunthe frozen
delicacy that made the Hoard of Trade) Candy Khop so Popular.
I-eo McCoy, Manager Sundry Dept. Will Milder, Manager Pre
scription Dept. Fred Peck, Manager Soda Fountain. Nora, Granden,
Manager Cigar and Conf. Dept. V, J. McAvoy, Manager Rubber
Goods Dept. K. V. Gotten, President and Manager.
For Rich, Light Calico
Nothing so much insures
uniform, satisfactory results iu all
kinds of baking at
A. H. lu.kwell,
J. '. Aldtich.
iata 1 kiicb. ,
f. T flnrk.
W. V. Woodward.
It Is always pure, swset and rich down to the last drop. It gees
tanner, lasts longer and Is mors convenient thaa Dottle milk.
Ones von laarn Its aunerlorltv for all baklnr DnrDoees vou'll navar be
without It. Oet a supply today.
The) Milk Without the) Cooke Tautte
o ana iu vems
At A3 C4 DeeJsrs
AMERICAN MILK COMPANY
mm muEn vjihskey 9
8 year old, full quart, regular $1.2.1 value, at . . . ."
Cedar Brook. 8 yeara old, regular $1.15, full quart ........ OS
Clarlt'a Rye. S years old, regular $ 1.2ft. full quart tl8
Greenbrier. 8 years old. regular $1 15. full quart f)S
M.ill. OKDKlUs FILLKD. WG IbHCK KUOPPKRH' MILKAGK.
CnAffl All n An "THK QUALITY HOl'SK"
American Deauty and
Killarney Rose Dush Sale
Our American Beauty and Killarney
Rose Bush sale takes place next
Saturday. These are the ones with
the foliage on and will bloom right
Our Dry Air Cold Storage for
fur, winter apparel, rugs, etc,
keeps them perfectly and in
sures them against loss by
fire, burglary, etc., etc.
Phone Douglas ltl4Our
wagon will call.
A SILK DRESS EVENT
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Which Will Cause Sensational Selling
A Philadelphia manufacturer of silk dresses sold to us his entire line
of Sample Silk Dressesabout 125 exclusive models, there being
no two alike also about 200 surplus garments at about PRICE
We have grouped together about 225 dresses,
including samples, that would sell up to $25
each, and are very wonderful at this one price:
Every garment is new
and up to the minute
and includes every
good silk shown this
seasonthe new chil
fon taffetas, silk pop
lins, crepe de chine,
charmeuse, crepe me
For Silk Dresses
Worth to $25.00
All the attractive
and most fashiona
ble colors, such as
navy, Belgian blue,
tan, putty, brown,
Of the higher priced sample dresses, we have marked
each one individually at just half of its actual value
$17.50 for silk dresses worth $35.00 ,
$19.50 for silk dresses worth $39.00 1
$22.50 for silk dresses worth $45.00
$25.00 for silk dresses worth $50.00
$29.50 for silk dresses worth $59.00
$35.00 for silk dresses worth $69.00
j Extraordinary Economy SHOE SALED
In Basement Balance of the Week j
xjtuuuuny ii(uiouu ufii umitiuiiiu uiiiii uuiut uuy, wv iv u i iiuuv un txiru- ' rz
ordinary sale of fine shoes for men and women in the basement shoe dept. U
About 2,000 Pairs of
Women's Fine Dress
Pumps and Oxfords
Made by one of the leading
eastern shoe factories bought
AT ABOUT HALF THEIR REG
ULAR SELLING PRICE.
They are in very soft patent leather, dull kid
and calfskins, black satin and in combination
of colors ao popular Just at present. Light
weight soles, either band turned or Goodyear
welted sewed. In fell the new up-to-date chic
patterns so much In rogue. All sixes and
You will be able to buy In this sale two
pair of tne very latest pumps for the
price of one. The entire lot will be on
sale, displayed on bargain qr
tablet hr?p-innin- Thnrvlav V I 'J
morninr. A pair A
650 Pairs Men's
esasry a pmtr, BISO.
O .nutria tea calfskin or dull run
metal bUck calfskin. HJuUoS
bluu&ae or stralefct KaarUeh Iu.
Brery pair thorourh-T- JTai
oally ait elaae; pair. Y
Tennis Oxfords for Men,
Women, Boys and Ctildren.
Unusually good quality of
this splendid, popular sum
mer footwear. All JQ
sizes. A pair tC
Women's Juliet House ftllppere.
Made of soft kidskln. flexible
leather soles and rubber heels.
Patent tips, plain common aense
toes; others without tips but
with the pa taut stay me- gn
Blag up the (root; all MK
I... wide widths. A pair. . w
Barvswat Saa.la tw CSklMrsw
Made os duIb pLcaklD, oft
will give moo wear. All tjlf
alsaa. A pair .."'
IS Pat. WaMaa Hlsrk St
Odds ana ends worth to
11.10 a pair. For quiok
clearance Thursday, pair.
Little Mary Jane Slippers for
Children Patent or dull
leather, flat bows; ankle
strap and low heels. Ex
ccptional quality. in
All sizes. A pair. .?1.49
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