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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, MAY 26'.. 131V.
Finish at Eastern Schools.
CJosing of eastern schools for girls
in taking some parents east to attend
graduation exercises or to bring the
-1 young people home. One of thj in
teresting features of the closing days
at these schools is Red Cross work
of various kinds. At Mount Vernon
seminary in Washington the com
mencement exercises this week were
held as usual at the Willard. The
class play, which was given at the
same place, took on the form of a
benefit to the Red Cross and all pro
ceeds were turned over to that or
ganization. All arrangements were
Miss Gertrude Stout, a member of
the graduating class, returned this
morning with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John F. Stout, who went last
KrtHav tn attend the exercises. Mr.
Robert Stout, who is in the National
Bank of Commerce in New York, at
tended the exercises.
National Park seminary in Wash
ington will close Thursday of next
week. Miss Irene Fiel, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Piel, who is the
only Omaha girl attending that
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en in Cleveland before re
turning to umatia tor tne summer.
The girls at National Park have been
showing their patriotism by knitting
scarfs for sailors and have given a
sale at which they made $500 for the
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Arter left
Thursdav momtm to spend the sum
mer at Cape Cod. They will motor
to Jthaca, N. x., where tney will oe
joined by Mrs. Arter's father, Mr.
Thomas Y. Hall, and their daughter,
Dorothy, who leave Omaha next rn.
cay. Miss Dorothy will enter Welles
ley in the fall.
Mrs. Casper Yost and daughter,
Mrs. Charles Offutt. will return Mon
day from New York. They will bring
' with them Miss Virginia Offutt, who
graduated last Wednesday from Miss
' Spehce's school. Mrs. Offutt and her
aaugnter nave naa an apartment in
Jew York during the winter.
Miss Esther Wilhelm is another
graduate of that school whose parents
have gone east to accompany her
home. Mr. C. M. Wilhelm has re
turned, but Mrs.' Wilhelm and Esther
will not return until Sunday morning.
Miss Mary Fuller has gone east to
attend the closing exercises at the
Bennett school, MUbrook, N. J.
Miss Geil 'Charles, who will be
married May 31 to Mr. Robert
Mitchell, was honor guest at a mis
cellaneous shower given by members
of the W. I. A. N. club Tuesday eve
ning at the home of the Misses Joyce
and Leola Barnes. .'
The Misses Mae, Clara and Anne
- Dworak will entertain at a fane
apron shower this evening in honor
of Miss Margaret Parks. The dec
orations will be entirely in American
flags. Twenty-four guests are in-
Mrs. Arthur Daly wilt give an
apron shower for Miss Parks Tues
To Honor Visitor.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Murray will en
tertain at a dancing and card party
at their home this evening in honor
of Mrs. Murray's sister, who i visit
ing here from Pueblo, Colo. The dec
orations will be in red, white and blue,
with tiny American flags.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Harrow an-
y nonunce the engagement of their
daughter, Fay, to Paul J. Beard, son
of Rev. and Mrs. J. R. Beard of this
citv. The news is not a surprise to the
friends of the couple, as their ro-J
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niance aaics uatK iu iicsuuiau wjb
at Omaha High school. Both are
graduates of that school. Miss Har
row is now teaching at Howard Ken
nedy school. Mr. Beard is an Ames
college man and a member of the
Delta Upsilon fraternity. No plans are
being made for the wedding, as Mr.
Beard has enlisted in the Iowa State
college medical unit and expects to
be sent to France very shortly.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Coffey of Ne
braska City announce the engagement
, of their daughter, Bertha, to. Mr.
' Charles Asmann, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Nicholas Asmann. The wedding will
take place early in June. After a
northern bridal tour the young peo
ple will be at home in Omaha.
Notes of Interest.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mattes, whose
marriage took place in St. Joseph,
Mo., Saturday, May 12, are the guests
of Mrs. Fred Severling of this city.
They will be at home in Nebraska
City after June IS, at which time
their new home will be completed.
Mrs. Mattes was formerly Miss
Miss Fay Harrow has gone to
Ames, la., to spend the week-end.
The auto picnic which Mrs. J.
Stewart White had planned for this
evening in honor of Mrs. Arthur Liv
ermore of Yonkers, N. Y., may be
called off because of the rain. The
party may go to Manawa instead. To
morrow the Wellesley club will en
tertain for Mrs. Livermore at lunch-
SORORITY GIRL ENGAGED
TO YOUNG LAWYER.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred iSorenson an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter. Helen Brown, to Mr. Guy
Labell -Kiddoo, son ot Mr. and Mrs
H. G. Kiddoo of the South Side. The
wedding will be a small affair early
in June, but the exact date has not
yet been set. They wiJI make their
home in Dundee. Miss Sorenson is
a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma
sorority. She has been active in the
work of the Association of Collegiate
Alumnae and was doing suffrage
work in New York City "when illness
obliged her to come home. Mr.-Kiddoo
is a member of Phi Kappa Psi
fraternity and was a member of hon
orary fraternities at the University of
Nebraska, trom which school both
be and his bride-to-be were gradu
ated. Both young people are mem
bers of old "and prominent families
in this city. Mus Sorenson is a grad
uate of Central High school and Mr.
Kiddoo of the South Side High
eon at the Blackstone. Sunday she
leaves for Chicago.
Mr, and Mrs. S. S. Carlisle and the
children plan to go to Pryor lake in
Minnesota in July.
Strike of Women Workers
In Paris is Spreading
Pans, Thursday, May Z4. The
strike of women workers spread
rapidly today and is meeting with
The milliners, furriers, lace makers,
embroiderers, water proofers and
feather workers are now on strike and
during the day male and female em
ployes of several department stores
approached the managements and
asked for a Saturday half holiday and
extra pay on account of the high cost
I he stores were closed at I o clock,
but were reopened at 4 o'clock,, an
agreement having been reached.
Similar "demands by bankers' and
brokers' clerks were accepted by a
number of houses, but are Being re
sisted in other cases. The butchers',
waiters' and grocers' unions are con
sidering joining the strike. Repre
sentatives of the employers and work
ers of the fur trade reached an agree
ment tonight and work will be re
To Raise Flap at Miller
Park on Decoration Day
Decoration day will be celebrated
by the Miller Park Mothers' club with
the raising of a silk flag, eighteen by
twenty-two feet, at Mittfr park.
The flag will be unfurled at 12
o'clock noon and will be the occasion
tor a patriotic program.
Children of Miller Park school will
start the program by singing Amer
ica. Rev. J. Williams will deliver the
prayer and S. I. Gordon a patriotic
While- the flag is being raised the
gathering will sing the "Star Span
gled Banner," Mrs J. W. Kvans will
then give a reading on "Old Glory."
The program will conclude with
bugle calls by a soldier at Fort
Omaha and the singing of the "Red,
White and Blue" . by children of
Miller Park school. ' ,
The flag pole on which the flag is
to be raised is said to be the tallest
Protest Against -Women
Running Local Elevators
Resolutions against employment of
women as elevator conductors were
adopted by the Elevator Operators'
and Starters' union No. 671. "We
vigorously protest against employing
female persons to operate these ele
vators" is one of the statements of
the resolutions. The resolutions are
signed by George F. Sheehan, V. L.
Kiniiarmon andJ. B. Van Boskirk.
Now on Sale at
Leading Grocers and
Dress of Marked Distinction
AS dusky blue and lovely as a summer night full of stars is
this dress out of black, blue and white foulard under blue
chiffon, and fringed out a little at the edges of underskirt
and sleeves. To add the one crisp touch the season demands, the
vest and collar are of white organdie, with a row of pearl but
tons. In the back there is a loose panel of chiffon. s
Nft. chiffon. Georeette crepe, or
gandy and the various thin white cot
tons are the chosen materials tor
the graduate, the first-three men
tioned cutting in upon the popularity
of the long-favored muslins.
Amnnor the net frocks there are
some that are decidedly youthful and
charming. One particularly girlish
and attractive model was trimmed
with tiny ruffles on the skirt, t the
wide hip-line and again at the lower
part of the skirt. The bodice, at the
bust line, was also rimmed with the
Round neck. U neck. V neck, square
neck, high neck, all are to be found
among the daity white frocks suit
able for graduation wear: so any eirl
may find something becoming, and
tor tne girl witn pretty arms mere
are short sleeves, frilled, felled, tubu
lar of puffed, though long-sleeved
models are numerous.
Georzette creoe long sleeves are
occasionally introduced into a frock
of crepe de chine, or silk or other
material heavier than the crepe. One
distinctive frock was formed of
Georgette crepe and taffeta. The
crepe composed the long sleeves,
filled in the V at the neck and formed
a long plaited tunic which fell over
the taffeta underskirt. The bodice
was of the alawys becoming surplice
One question qf the collar is more
vital than the average girl realires,
and the unbecoming collar is a thing
to be avoided, no matter how new or
modish it may be. Many of the new
collars thicken the neck line or con
ceal the shoulder line in a fashion ex
tremely trying to the girl of short
neck or high shoulders or too full
Waist earnitures are of Geororette.
of chiffon and of 'cotton net with a
round or V-shaped neck opening or
namented with soutache embroidery
or some other device. The trimming
edges the little tunic at the hip and
there is a sash or girdle of beads or
cord which draws in the soft fabric at
the waist line. There are very deep
armholes, sometimes reaching quite
to the waist line, and the garniture, or
tunic, ahows off eflectively over a
ASK FOR end GET
SobaHrutes Coat YOU Sam Pries.
AND SERVICE 5H0E5 1
Shoes for Nurses." SMdSeiroSJuoss
AitibiilanceCorps, .forQiaufiears. "
Aray Clerks and TelephoneOperate
Tl H a
"Ground Gripper " Black Kid Oxfords and "Ground,
Gripper" No Leather, White Liberty Cloth with
Walk-Over Boot Shop
, 317 S. 16th St.
SCHOOLS WANT II
THAT WILL WRITE
Poor Writing Fluid Causes Pro
test and Better Grade is
Now Sought by the
"Ink that will not write is not the
right kind of ink," facetiously re
marked a member of the Board of
He had in mind the ink which has
been used in the public schools since
last September, Complaints have
been received from several schools
against the ink supply. Principal
Doyle of Columbian school reported
the matter and a new supply was sent
The supplies committee is experi
menting with writing fluids and hopes
to have better luck when ordering the
supply for the next school year.
A year ago the board entered into
contract for "ink," instead of writinR
fluid. The year's supply was re
ceived and placed in the store house
for distribution to schools as ordered
Complaints against the ink are that
it is sticky and gums the pens. Chair
man Fry of the supplies committee
explained that the complaints were
not general, but 'he realized that more
thought must be given to the ink
supply before a new contract is made.
In the experiments being made is
an ink in tablet form, the plan being
to dissolve the tablets at the schools.
It is believed, however, that a' grade
of writing fluid which will stand any
test wilt be selected for next school
Includes Such famous
Use'd and new machines
gathered as a special
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A Singer Fine drop head, all
30 value, -for
1 White This machine Is good
tor zu years,
Saturday. . . ,
1 Wheeler-WiUon Sews as
good as a new
one. It goes
Saturday for. .
Household -Dandy drop head-
worth at least
Davis Nice 7-drawer, drop
head, as good as any new one,
dy drop head
. any new one.
Standard Late' style, auto
matic lift, worth $30.00. It
Whit. Ball bearing, not a
mark on it; a
Saturday, for.-. .
Remember, we have many
others. Do your own sewing
and save money. 100 new ball
bearing White machines for
Make It a Point
to be Here Saturday
W. R.pair All Makes
Nebraska Cycle Co.
15th and Harney
Open Saturday Night Till 9. ,
Jury is Hearing the
, Gering Slander Case
A jury was impaneled this morn
ing in the $10,000 slander suit brought
in district court by Mrs. Katie
O'Brien, 3521 Webster street, against
Henry R. Gering, president of the
Henry R. Gering Company, promi
nent lodge man'ani former mayor of
Mrs. O'Brien alleges that at a meet
ing of the Degree of Honort Feb
ruary 2, Gering slandered her mi tht
presence of other members of the
Glad News for the Women Folks
In This tale Announcement for Saturday
Choice of the Entire Stock
ALL CLOTH SUITS
ALL CLOTH COATS .
No samples or seconds; no "job" purchases bought for sals
purposes, but all garments from our regular stock mads to
our order by some of New York's foremost tailors. . All
colors and all sizes from 16 to 46 in the season's best styles,
Buy any $20.00 suit for $10.00 or any $50.00 suit for $25.00
They ail go at just half what they are marked.
ALL SILK SUITS .
ALL SILK COATS
ALL SILK SKIRTS
ALL SILK DRESSES
DESIRABLE GARMENTS FOR ALL SUMMER
SALE OF BLOUSES.
All Waists up to $6,76,
Georgette, Crepe ds Chine
SALE OF $S PETTICOATS
Jersey Top or Taffeta, Klos-
No C. O. D'l
No 0. O. D's
1621 FARNAM. WOMEN'S SHOP 1621 FARNAM
And after church tomorrow ,
there will come pleasant anticipations of
' The Special for This Week is
CHERRY ICE CREAM
It's fine Bigareaux Maraschino Cherries
Mingled with Vanilla Ice Cream.
You Can Always Find
a Harding Dealer.
for misses and growing girls
Summer footwear for the younger set will this season
embody adaptations of the smartest and daintiest mod
els which milady herself wears. For street or for school,
for semi-dress or dance, Fry Footwear for Misses and
Growing Girls representstyle of exclusive designs, and
with it a quality and serviceability that make them
p Specially Priced From ' 5iJlfV '
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Broadway, '32d St., New York
One Block from PannsyWania StatioB
Equally CsnTaient far
AmuiemenU, Shopping or Butlnew
1ST pleasant rooms, with private bath
$2.50 PER DAY :
257 !! nt room with private bath,
ftcinf atrMtf southern uponmv
$3.00 fLK DAY
AUo Attractive Room, from $1.50.
The Restaurant Price. Are Most Moderat.
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