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Concluded by Ella Fleishman
June Bride Rushes Into
You can't be a bona fide bride unless
.ou're showered with everything from
celluloid picture frames to linen and
- cut glass, and the busy bride-to-be
spends her prenuptial days dashing
from one shower to another. For, in
stead of avoiding them, as we ordinary
mortals do most June showers, she
- rushes into them umbrella-less and all.
It remains for the bride of this
month t&kyt the most unique affairs
- given for herS
- Miss Dorothy Mae Morearty. who
" was honor guest at these parties, was
-presented with a large apron at the
home of Mrs. Frank Johnson, Tues-
day evening. Above her head was
strung a long clothes-line with numer
: ous gifts pinned on with clothespins.
: With a very Monday morning-ish air
Miss Morearty unpinned the gifts
from the line, and just as she turned
to thank the guests, an innocent look
ing rose attached to the chandelier,
suddenly showered rice on the
The centerpiece for the table in
the dining room was a miniature
wedding, the participants being mem
bers of the clothespin family. The
bride was very -up-to-date with her
white gown and veil and the bride
groom and his best man all wore the
"conventional black" dress suits.
Mrs. Emily Byram entertained m
Miss Morearty's honor Saturday
evening, and this was a real surprise
even to the bridegroom. One of the
guests was in a soldier's uniform, a
i ' blushing bridegroom in the making, i
. .. UalA Alice V
A mocK weauing was usm,
' Morearty the bride, and alter the
knot was' tied in pantomime her
"wedding" gifts were displayed, all
' manner of lovely things dear to a
Denison Girt Weds Omaha Officer.
One of the prettiest weddings this
season took place Wednesday eve
ning, June & at the home of Mrs. L.
D. Ley in Denison, la., when her
daughter, Delia Verne Stocking, be
came the bride of Lieutenant John
Frank Mead, son of Mr. and Mrs. U
H. Mead of Omaha.
Masses of peonies and ferns were
used in the rooms, the large window
in the living room where the bridal
couple took their vows was banked
with the delicate shaded pink peonies
intermingled with the feathery leaves
of the ferns. Crossed above were
two American flags and, the bridal
party passed through an. aisle formed
Nby white pillars which supported
large baskets of peonies. The two
liule flower girls. Sarah Pfarr
and Abbie Anna McHenry, who were
dainty frocks of white, strung gar
lands of ierns between the pillars
just before the entrance of the bride.
To the strains of the .Mendelssohn
wedding march Miss Almarme Camp
' bell of Omaha, maid of honor pre
ceded the bride. Miss Campbell was
, most attractive in her gown of pink
and blue tulle over silver cloth.
She wore a tiny cap of tulle trimmed
with pink rose buds and black vel
vet ribbon. Her bouquet was of
" pink roses and sweet peas.
The bride entered on the arm ot
her mother and was met by the
- bridegroom and Rev. J. L. Boyd,
who performed the ceremony. Her
wedding gown was of white georgette
crepe made over white satin. Her
war of rose point lace arranged in a
Juliet cap which was caught with
' a cluster of orange blossoms, the
folds of tulle coming to the bottom
of her skirt.
Mr. Clarence Sibbernsen of Omaha
attended the bridegroom as best man.
Lieutenant and Mrs. Mead left
immediately after the ceremony for
Fort Snelling where the young of
ficer is stationed with the 36th U.
An effective military wedding took
" 'place in Plattsmouth at St. Luke's
Episcopal church on the first day of
June when Miss Mary Donnelly,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Don
nelly, was united in marriage to Lieu
tenant George Fingarson of the 41st
Infantry. The ceremony was per
formed by Father Leete.
White flowers were used in the
' church combined with ferns and
palms, the patriotic touch given by
the American flags used above the
The "bride was attended by Miss
Gretchen Donnelly, who was maid
of honor, and Mrs. John Falter, 'ma
tron of honor. Little Miss Elizabeth
Aldrich was flower girl. Lieutenant
M. B. Johnson was best man and
Lieutenants Andrews, Boughton,
Milne and Carter acted as ushers.
The ceremony was followed by a
reception at the home of the bride's
V parents when those assisting were
'Miss Edith Dovey, now Mrs. Floyd
C. Harding, Misses Madeline Minor,
Margaret Donelat,, Jeanette Patter
son, Mrs. J. A. Donelan, Mrs. J. S.
Livingston and Mrs. A. L. Britt.
Lieutenant Fingarson is now sta
tioned at Camp Funston and his bride
will remain near him for the present.
- Announcement is made of the mar
riage of Miss Bessie Jost of San An
tonio, to Captain Frank C. Yates,
son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Yates of
Omaha, which took place June 9 in
Captain Yates was formerly with
the national guards and served on
the Mexican border but is now with
the regular army and is stationed at
San Antonio. He is well known in
Omaha and has served in the state
The wedding of Miss Hilma Dol
quest to Mr. Fred Nelson took place
Wednesday morning at the parsonage
of the Swedish Mission church. The
, couple was attended by Miss Ethel
Nelson and Mr. Gunner Grant.
For Former Omaha Girl,
Omaha girls who return for a visit
are such popular guests for all their
with them about old times. Mrs. A.
M. Corrigan of Cleveland, who was
formerly Miss Kathcrine Becker, will
soend the summer with her parents,
At the Country Clubs
Mrs. V. H. McCord entertained
a luncheon party of 11 guests at the
club today. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel
Baum, jr, will have 10 guests and J.
E. Ludlow will have five guests.
Quiet a number of parties will be
given at the dinner danc Saturday,
an evening at the club being such a
pleasant respite from a day of war
work. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Thomas
will have eight in their party, F. L.
Travis will have five guests and
foursomes will be given by V. B.
Benedict. Henry Moeller and W. P.
V. W. Hoagland will have five
guests at dinner at the club this even
ing and R. W. Patrick will also have
a party of five.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Belden will en
tertain a party of 12 Saturday even
ing. R. A. Swartwout will have 10,
and parties of six will be given by
Miss Hazel Evans and G. V. Res
ricger. My Hat Diary
I think Janet Welsh is a per.
feet cat. Tuesday I went over
to show her my new hat and
she said she thought it was un-
t becoming to me. Why every-
one likes it except she. Betty
Moore said she never saw a
more stunning hat and all the
boys like it. It is white satin,
mushroom shape. The crown
is double and extremely high.
A pleasing little black tailored
bow of grosgrain ribbon fur
nishes the trimming. I call it
my little walking hat, (of course
.1 , . , .
ine nar. aoesni waiK. i mean i
just use it tor walking.) I my- ?
sen tninit it is very stunning.
You know hats is my hobby and
my wardrobe would be abso
lutely incomplete without a
hat to match every gown.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Becker, and to
day Mrs. Ira Porter invited -'ourteen
of Mrs. Corrigan's friends to lunch
eon at her home. It was a delight
friends are anxious to have a chat
ful affair, the luncheon table so pretty
with its centerpiece of golden cory
By ottering .the
M llll Mil UTI
and sale ot eautitul UEUKUETTE
at the extrabrdinary low price of
All New York Goods Received This
And a special purchase of White
Milan Sailors, banded with gros
grain ribbon; imagine such a low
The Cupid and International Hats are here, very unusual
styles,, and, indeed, fascinating, because of these reason
Food Conservationists Put on
Neighborhood Canning Exhibits
Mrs. Maynard Cole, district chair
man of the Central conservation
council, opened her kitchen Friday
morning for one of the first neighbor
hood canning demonstrations given by
Mrs. Paul Rivett and Miss Hedvic
Provaznik. aides to Miss Nellie
Farnsworth, federal home demon
"It is better to have a flag in one's
pantry than in one's front window,"
said Mrs. Cole, who has carried the
cosoel of food conservation into hun-
rdreds of homes in the Lothrop school
"Conservation is a word women are
beginning to comprehend in t new
light. They now understand con
serving means substituting and that
this is as essential a factor in win
ning the war as the Red Cross or
any other war activity. They are
more than glad to do without those
foods which are so essential to the
strength of our soldiers and allies,
and are more than anxious to learn
how to use the abundant substitutes
One woman whom Mrs. Cole asked
to work in her block replied that she
was sick in bed with tonsilitis but
honed the work could wait a few
days until she was well enough ton
accomplish it. bo many who nave
been unable to go away from home
and do Red Cross work or engage in
other war activities have been glad to
do their bit in the line of conservation.
One mother of 8 children thanked
Mrs. Cole for calling her to do this
work because she could do it at home.
One colored woman secured the serv
ices, of 7 others who would help with
the people of their race.
In the South Lincoln district Mrs.
C. N. Sears says: "Each woman did
what her home duties permitted her
to do and did it willingly and
Woman's Motor Corps Will
New York, June 13. An.iounce
ment that Surgeon General Gorgas
has authorized the employment of
volunteer members of the National
League for Woman's Service to drive
ambulances in the New York port
district, was made here tonight by
Col. J. M. Kennedy of the army med
The women's motor corps, it was
stated, will be reorganized with
regional headquarters at various
points in the metropolitan district and
at Newark, in order to handle the
Now Is the Time for Children's
Sandals and Oxfords
With all the outdoors enticing the children
to come out and play, mothers will take interest
in our complete showing of sandals and oxfords
for children. Bring them in
today for fittings and see our
line at its best.
Specially Priced at-
An out-of-town customer remarked to our
buyer yesterday: "You have the best look
ing Hats I have seen since I left New York,
even if your fixtures are not ready."
We appreciate these remarks and hope our
Omaha friends will feel the same.
So we have tried to make Saturday
most gorgeous display SFOO
fraciously and deserves a 'well done
n one case a woman whose family
was quarantined reached all the peo
ple in her block by giving her mes
sage on conservation over the tele
phone. A Mrs. C. H. Eades baked
such excellent biscuits of substitute
flours for a church dinner where
400 were served that her recipe is in
great demand and she has become
quite an authority.
Mrs. F. A. Van Sant keeps her
best recipes pinned up beside her
telephone because they are asked for
work to be assigned to it by Colonel
Mrs. E. S. Westbrook is com
mandant of the Service League's
corps in Nebraska, with the rank of
major. The motor corps has given
fine service to the Red Cross, espe
cially in the civilian relief department,
and hopes some day to serve Uncle
Sam more directly.
A woman wishing to marry a Ca
nadian soldier and secure his separa
tion allowance must be able to se
cure from a minister of some church
a certificate that she is of good moral
Nurses who attend the big patriotic
mass meeting at the council chamber
in the city hall will all wear uniform.
The Red Cross nurses will wear
white with the regulation cap, and
brassart. The pupil nurses will ap
pear in hospital uniforms.
Besides Major Maher, who will give
the address. Mayor Smith will speak
and Richard Walken, a pupil of Web
ster school will give a three-minute
talk. Miss Gertrude Elsworth, a
Red Cross nurse, will sing. After
several patriotic numbers the meet
ing will be closed by a round table
discussion of Red Cross, army and
navy nurses led by Miss Charlotte
Too Busy to Enlist.
Nurses in Omaha are so very busy
they have not time to go to war, not
even to go down town and undergo
the necessary physical examination
required for Red Cross work, accord
ing to those in charge of the big cam
paign to recruit local nurses.
"When they do get a chance to go
to a doctor's office," explains Miss
Gertrude Smith, field secretary, "the
doctors are so busy that they spend
t.ll their free time waiting in the
outer office because the doctors are
all so busy caring for both their own
patients and those of the physicians
now in the service.
1621 Farnam Street.
Berg's Women's Shop, 1621 Farnam St
SUPERB VALUES AT MAMMOTH
All PROFIT and COST Forgotten.
A Genuine Clearing Sale of All
At Less Than
$80.00 WOMEN'S WOOL SUITS
In all the new shades of gabardines,
tricotines, serges, and Jerseys.
$75.00 WOMEN'S SILK SUITS-
In all the new shades of Roshanara,
gros de lanndre and taffeta.
, "WONDERFUL BARGAINS
$65.00 WOMEN'S SILK COATS
All the new .thudes and styles in grps
de laundre, perj de soie, taffeta and
satins. WONDERFUL BARGAINS
Slightly Soiled Special to
Ail th famous trottr, pactr
ad runners from th AfiUtitiippi
river to California will open their
racing seauon at Omaha. Raring
starts promptly at 6 p. m. . Sand
wiches and Coffee served in the
Benson Race Track
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Admission, SOc; Grandstand Free. I
When Buying Advertised Goods
Say You Read of Them in The Bee
The Association of Collegiate Aum
nae Red Cross unit is crying 'or
more workers for with the large
quota to be filled more women are
needed. The auxiliary meets every
Saturday morning ffom 9 to 1 o'clock
in the Masonic temple.
L. F. Trester, director of the junior
work, is in Lincoln t6day where he
will address the boys at the univers
ity farm Saturday. He will be in
Crete at the Y. M. C A. conference;
Tuesday in Harrison and Wednesday
Remodeling 50,000 shirts is the
work for which the Allies' auxiliary,
formerly the Nebraska base hospital
circle, have volunteered. The wo
men meet in the First Presbyterian
church on Fridays. Miss Jessie Mil
lard is chairman.
Because the regulation flannel
shirt is so hot for men, especially in
southern camps, the government has
bought a large number of shirts of
a thin material. By altering and
dyeing these garments they will make
a very comfortable uniform for the
The program will consist of talks
made by state directors of Red Cross
and prominent educators. An auto
mobile trip will be given the visitors
to Fort Omaha at the close of the
An institute for the Nebraska Jun
ior Red Cross will be held on Friday
at the Fontenelle. District division
leaders and associate leaders will at
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ABOUT YOUR HOME
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27x54 Velvet Ri)g $2.75
BtBsell's Sweepers, sp from
Odd Lace Curtains, eaah . . 25c
This Lawn Swing $4.05
Calld's siie $2.75
This Fumed Oak Porch Hooker,
Hear? 4-tt Swing to match
This Hanging rem Log, Itf-feich
length, rustic 45c
Plant Box, metal,
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HOME KISSED I
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This Curtain Stretcher ...C!!s
This Ideal Porch Rocker, brown
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Mention Seeing it in The Em