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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 1918.
Conducted by Ella Fleishman
OTOUGIHIT f OK THE DAY;
Who lives in thoughtlessness,
greed or hate
Shall receive his desserts in
the years that wait,
For the slow and remorseless $
wheels of hate
Forever turn round and
Miss Snyder In Omaha
To Discuss Mrs. Learned's
New Patriotic Masque
' Furlough houses for the American
soldiers in France are to be erected
through the efforts of the General
Federation of Women's Clubs. Al
though we have not heard much of
this branch of war work in Omaha, a
number of benefits have been given
in Washington for the cause. These
cottages built behind the lines will
be "a little bit of Heaven" for the men
who have been granted short fur
loughs and here the horror of the
trenches may be forgotten in peace
and quiet, for a time at least.
Miss Dorothy Snyder, daughter of
Mr. Edgar C Snyder, Washington
'correspondent of The Bee, is spend
ing a few days in the city as the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. George B.
Eddy. Miss Snyder has come to con
fer with Mrs. Myron Learned, who is
writing a patriotic masque which will
be given in Washington during the
harvest time. Miss Snyder is staging
the masque and the proceeds are to
be given to the furlough house fund.
She was one of the earnest workers
for the general federation at the con
cert given in the capital city in May,
when several Metropolitan stars do
nated their services and the entire
proceeds were given to this fund.
Mrs. Learned's "Fantasie of the
Flag" will probably be given in the
Sylvan theater, which has the starry
dome of heaven for its roof and is
built beside the Washington monu
ment, one of the most beautiful lo
cations in Washington. This is the
only government theater in the Unit
ed States and it seems most fitting
that , this artistic playlet should be
given in Uncle Sam's own theater,
while the "box office receipts" will be
used to make the lives of our boys in
France a little brighter.
Another college' girl and young
officer have been added to the list of
Cupid's conquests, for Mr. and Mrs
J. O. Detweiler announce the engage
ment of their daughter, Helen, to Lt.
Frank Carpenter, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank W. Carpenter. The wedding
will not take place until after the
war, for the young lieutenant ex
pects to serve his country abroad
very soon, and his fiancee will return
to the university at Lincoln to com
plete her college course.
Miss Detweiler is one of the most
attractive of the younger girls and
her engagement is of great interest.
, She is a graduate of the Central High
school and will complete' her univer
sity course next June.
Lieutenant Carpenter is a graduate
f the law school of the Nebraska
University and a member of the Delta
Chi fraternity. He entered the first
officers' training camp at Fort Snell
ing, where he received his commis
sion of senior first lieutenant. Mr
Frank W. Carpenter is also in the
service of the government, for he
has been stationed in the Philippine
Islands for some time.
For French Countess.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Kountze
entertained at dinner Monday eve
ning at their home in honor of Coun
tess Madeline de Bryas. Covers were
laid for nine guests. This attractive
young French woman is spending
such a short time. in the city that few
social affairs have been planned in
her honor. Miss May Mahoney will
entertain informally at her home this
evening following Countess de
A card nsrrv wilt he o-iven hv St.
Michael's Altar society Wednesday
evening at the 'church hall. Aside
from" the door prize, prizes will be
given for every game.
Mr. Benjamin Anchell and son,
-Charles, of Brooklyn, N. Y., who have
been visiting Mr. Anchell's mother,
Mrs. M. Anchell, and sister, Mrs. M.
Kahn, left Sunday to join their family
in the Catskills.
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Wallace left
Friday for San Antonio, to see their
son, Lieut. Glenn Wallace, who is ill
Dr. and Mrs. V. M. Boal and Miss
r: a :i -r a..i xtl
vu guild .rvuui, ui nuuurn, ieu., are
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. John H.
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Towle and
Miss Marion Towle are now at Char
lotte, N. C, where they have taken
Miss Winifred Proudfit of Friend,
Neb., is the guest of her sister, Mrs.
Lieut. Frank Carpenter of Camp
Dodge, spent Sunday with his mother,
Mrs. Frank W. Carpenter.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Julius Spigle Monday, at the Ford
New Magazine "Carry On"
r ree Un Kequest Should
' Interest Families Here
:,. That's the true soldier's command
to his comrades when he drops
A new magazine is being issued by
the American Red Cross for the sur-
geon general of the United States
army and its title is "Carry On." This
.magazine tells how the disabled sol
diers are being made to earn as much
or more than they earned before en
tering the army.
Those really interested in this mag
azine should write to "Carry On,"
311 Four.th avenue, New: York City.
lor free copies ' "A '
Like the Petals of
By GERTRUDE BERESFORD.
WHEN nature decided to make
the most beautiful color in
the world, she chose the petal
of an orchid as her medium of ex
pressionpalest violet tinged with
pink. She sometimes repeats this
color at dawn, when the sun comes
over the rim of the earth. Most of us
waive the pleasure of witnessing that
event! There is, however, a shade
of orchid georgette crepe which
repeats the petals of an orchid and
the tinge of dawn. Every woman
in the world, regardless of her age,
weight or coloring, should have an
orchid crepe gown. Georgette
crepe requires little elaboration
to be a success. This model is
simply developed in that fabric.
Bands of tucks are inserted in the
tunic and form the collar and cuffs.
A bib and tiny apron of shadow
lace are attractive touches. The
girdle is of deeper orchid satin ribbon,
The word "autochir" Jhas been in
vented by Americans' in France to de
scribe an American motor truck train
carrying a special type of load to the
front. The first syllable is plain
enough; the second is from the word
"chirurgical," the old way of spelling
surgical. Combined they describe an
American Red Cross truck train of
eighteen camions carrying a knock-t
down form of tent hospital of 200
beds. One truck transports a complete
operating room ready to be bolted to
gether and put into operation in a few
min.ites. Its trailer is a sterilizing
room which is backed up against the
operating room structure, rrom this
trailer the nurse passes Bterilized in
struments and supplies to the sur
geons around the operating table. The
other trucks carry double tenting,
sturdy framework, floors in sections,
window frames, heating stoves and
full equipment for det kitchens. Ked
Cross construction crews specially
selected and trained for this work go
with the trucks, and within a very
short time after the first truck reaches
the selected point the wards are ready
to receive the patients.
Two more young women have re
ceived official notice of their accep
tance for Red Cross work abroad.
Miss Helen Louise Cornell of Omaha
will do canteen work over-seas, and
Miss Katheryn Sedwick of Lincoln
will be assigned to social service
Don't try to improve the method.
Follow one method faithfully a mix
ture of advice may result in failure,
says a bulletin from the National War
Garden Commission of Washington,
which will send you a free canning
manual for the asking.
Don't mistake simmering water for
boiling water. "It was boiling just
a minute ago" doesn't meet the re
quirement of boiling water at the mo
ment of using, says a bulletin from
the national war garden commission
of Washingtdn, which will send any
one upon request a free canning manual.
revt Wifwss Oil? tej a oiuriTifiiM
Vogues of the Moment in
My Hat Diary
"In the dresses of Spring and Summer
Shortness has been their strength.
But the dresses of Fall and Winter
Are adding an Inch to their length."
A buyer of ready-to-wear in one of
our large department stores says that
when on an eastern purchasing trip
she observed several fashionably
dressed women at The Ritz, whose
dresses were ankle length. "Every
well-gowned New York woman," she
says, "is now wearing her skirts not
more than five or six inches from the
Miss Izetta Smith, the pretty
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. M.
Smith, was seen at the Happy Hollow
club very jauntily attired in a black
slip-over sweater of soft Shetland
wool, purled at the waist line in
white, and also boasting an extra
ordinarily large white collar. With
this very stunning sweater she wore a
white linen skirt, and black silk stock
ings and white oxfords. I understand
the sweater came from a very fash
ionable Fifth avenue sweater shop.
Fringe as a trimming for dresses is
growing in favor. On a navy blue
serge frock, which was just taken
from its tissue wrappings yesterday,
was seen the heavy corded fringe such
as we use to associate with the up
holstered furniture of the mid-Victorian
Jersey is highly pleasing for cool
weather frocks. In one of our stores
was seen a beautiful array of these in
shades of Java, taupe, Joffre blue,
navy, mahogany and black. Most of
these were quite elaborately braided
in soutache, embroidered in heavy
harness stitching, or beaded. A few of
the dressier models are combined with
satin of a self-tone shade.
Great varieties of separate skirts for
fall are shown. These are slightly
longer than summer styles, reaching
the shoe-top at least, and in some
cases the ankle. They have the effect
Very recent arrivals in one of our
shops are gowns of black satin. One
very striking model noted had the
long Mandarin blouse effect, with the
new becoming, rounded neck. The
edge of this blouse was finished with
silk fringe a foot in depth.
Sixteen rows of tailored silk braid
on the edge of the Russian peasant
blouse of a blue serge frock gave it
a very handsome effect. Eight rows
of the braid finished each cuff, while
the round neck had but two. A slip
over sash added an air of nonchalance.
Bows of narrow fringed braid adorn
a blue serge dress.
RIGHT OFF THE REEL
Lillian Gish will star in David W.
Griffith's first Artcraft picture.
Bessie Love has designed a service
bar pin for women relatives of Ameri
can soldiers to wear.
Every "extra" thinks genius climbs
the steep stairs to success, while luck
goes up in the elevator.
A strong five-reeler depicting the
ravages of rum will make more con
verts than six Billy Sundays.
Francis Marion has written ten
Mary Pickford stories, all of which
have been screened by Paramount and
Jack Pickford, Paramount star, is
working for the government in two
ways. He's a sailor making tours for
the Liberty loan drive.
Marie Fagano, known because of
her famous' stunts before the camera
as being the rival of Rodman Law, is
a member of the cast of "The Judge,"
a World picture, featuring June El
vidge and John Bowers.
In "The Captain of the Grey1 Horse
Troop" Edith Storey- leaves the vil
lage wearing a straw .lid embellished
with cherries. Three years later s!.e
returns wearing the same bonnet, and
the cherries are still there. Hoover
should give Edie a medal for saving
'em so long.
It may be that it will be a long
time before -movie fans see Irene
Castle in screen plays after her new
Pathe release, "The Mysterious
Client," and a couple of others al
ready made, but not yet released, for
the beautiful young widow of Capt.
Vernon Castle has volunteered to go
to France, along with other famous
artists, to entertain our soldiers who
are serving in the trenches.
Take Plenty of Time
If you eat too rapidly you are most likely troubled with
Indigestion and constipation. Eat slowly, masticate your
food thoroughly. Then when you feel dull and stupid after
eating, which shows that you have eaten more than you
should, take one of Chamberlain's Tablets to aid digestion.
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Wednesday Specials at the Public Market
Pay Cash, Carry Your Bundles and Help WIN THE WAR
Extra Lean Pork Chops, lb 20c Large Cucumbers, men 6c
rl-00' 'Tomatoef. ean.l2V,c Mon j c d
Gooch Maearonl or Spaghetti, S pkgi. - , , '
for . 25c t". Ptal for Wednesday, only.
Hand-Picked Whit Navy Beam, Jb.UVie per dozen 20e
Fancy Jap Rice, lb 10c Fancy Ellin Butternut Butter, )b...43s
Large Basket California Flume, per Wisconsin Full Cream Brick or Ameri-
baaket BOo can Cheese, per lb 28c
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By BEATRICE FAIRFAX.
I am just wild about golf, X
aren't you? Went out to the f
club yesterday with . Harald T
Stoner to play, and I will have X
to confess that he is a much f
better player than I am. I am
just learning, so, of course, you
wouldn't expect me to play as
well as a real professional. Dolly
Blake was there playing with
Captain Grainger. He sails
for "over there" next week, so I
see why Dolly is monopolizing
most of his time. I just wonder
if the captain likes her. I don't
see how he can help it, she is
such a dear, and so pretty and
stylish, too. Yesterday she wore
the best looking golf hat, just
splendid for keeping the sun off.
It was one of those "Salvation
Nell" shapes, with a very high
crown. It was made of green
satin, faced with white satin
with green printed polka dots.
A narrow band of that same ma
terial was around the crown.
Dolly looked very sweet in it. I
have never seen a better look
ing golf hat, have you?
New Flour Price for Omaha
Is Fixed at $9.89 a Barrel
Food Administrator Wattles has
advices from Washington announc
ing the new maximum mill price on
flour in car lots, f. o. b. Omaha. It
is $9.89, an advance over last year in
a sum that will just about amount to
the increase in the freight rates.
The price fixing this year, is on a
different plan than last year. Last
year millers figured the cost of oper
ation and then charged a net profit of
25 cents a barrel. This year the
country is divided into zones. In
the Omaha zone the maximum mill
price has been fixed at $9.89 a barrel,
this charge to include the cost -f
operation and the profit.
The new prices will be applied to
the flour made from the wheat of this
Dear Miaa Fairfax, Omaha Bee: Seeing
your good advice to others I thought I
I am a girl 11 years old and work in a
candy factory. A couple of ua girls put our
namea tn a box of candy and I received a
letter from aome boy the other day. Do
you think It would be proper for me to
What does it mean when you receive a
atlck of gum in a letter end the party
doesn't say a thing about It In the letter.
Also can you have a service flag In your
window for uncles and cousins.
Thanking you In advance.
Don't make acquaintances In such a
cheap way. These friendships are never
lasting and very often bring regrets. 1
wouldn't attach any significance to pres
ents of gum sent In lettera.
Service flagi are usually displayed for a
husband or brother.
Marry II im.
My dear Mies Fairfax, Omaha Bee: 1
am a girl of 12 and have been engaged for
about a year. The man to whom I am
engaged has very good position and has
a home ail built for me and we were to
have been married the first :f August, but
as ha la of draft age we do not know
what to do.
Vleasa tell me what to do. I am a
trained nurse and am very well able to take
care of myself. Also tell me If It Is nil
right to wear a veil or Just a traveling suit
What color would be the most appropriate
blue, black, gray or purple T
Please state In The Bee as soon as pos
sible, as we are both anxious to hear from
you. we love eacn otner very much and
It would break our hearts to part. Hoping
to hear aoon, I remain, yours truly,
Marry him by all mean. Wear the eolor
most beeomtng to your style and complex
ion. A veil would be out of place with a
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Buy Dresses Now!
"Aviation" dress sketched is a
charming plaid voile and ex:
quisite coatee of linen with
panel back and flowing ties,
coatee may be worn with other
dresses; a big $20
model on sale at.
wwnoN dress 13-
Twenty styles of $6.50. and $7.60 f
dresses, Misses' and Women's Voiles,
Ginghams and Chambrays now sell- -i
ing at ..g 4.98
$20.00 all linen dresses at. $13.75
$25.00 all linen dresses at. $16.75
$15.00 Organdie dresses at.$ 9.98
$25.00 Organdie dresses at. $16.75 ..
You see 'em everywhere more than
twenty charming styles offering re
markable sweater values
$12.75. $10.75. $8.75 .
$7.75 and $6.75
Slipovers down to. ....... .$2.95
$2.25 Middles, $1.50 Middies,
In Season or 'tween Seasons It's
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Harsher 'a Cocoa, -lb. can 17 'jc
Asparagus Tips, per can 15c
3 -lb. can Sauer Kraut 10c
Per Dozen $1.15
Tall can Elkhorn Milk 28c
Small cans E'khom Milk 28c
Hand-Picked Navy Beans, 2 lbs , ZSe
Macaroni or Spaghetti, per lb 7'ac
Special Sale on MASON JARS
Quart .'. 79c; Pint 69c
Very Best Jar Rubbers, per dozen 23c
Steer Round Steak 29c
Steer. Flank Steak 29c
Fresh Spare Ribs 14c
Pure Pork Sausage 23c
Sugar Cured Bacon. .37 J4
Scotch Cookies . .22V2C
Boy Scout Cookies. 20c
Fresh Baked Corn
Fancy Red Raspberries, east $4.20
Faney Black Raepberrlsa,
Faney Turlock Cantaloupes: the
season's bast; S for 25c
Fancy Fruit and Vegetables of
Mail Order at
Fancy No. 1 Tub Butter, lb.. 42c
Best Country Creamsry Pack aire
Butter, lb 43e
Fresh Eggs, dozen 32c
Brick snd American Cheese, lb. 30c "r
Swift's Premium Oleo, per
Creamed Cottar Che Received
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Hot, sweltering kitchen for your ironing---or
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Inside over the baking heat of the kitchen rangeor out '
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