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SATURDAY, APlut i«, 1917.
One Woman’s Story •V CAROLYN BEECHER. Chapter LIX I h*«l b*-en at hoin# but a abort lima when tba telephone rang. It *«* Robert cel Una ‘ What's the matter, Margaret, why aren’t you bare?** he naked. "I felt too 111 to dreaa,'* I parried “What la the matter, why didn't you aend for me?” “It waa nothing but. a severe loadaehe. It came on auddenly but I* about gone In Just going to b.*d, ao don't hiirry on my ac count.” “You are aure you don't need m*r flu re." and he rang off. Why 1 should have been ao nnxioua that Robert abouldn’t know my Identity may **era strange But I knew Robert. 1 knew be would b« angry, would despise me for tot telling him that be was not talking to Phyllis lawaon, but to me. I atao knew that I would never have a ohance to learn anything further If he mistrusted I bad spied upon him; and I had determined to piny the part of a detective. I must know. I realised that I had little to fear from Mrs Uw»on be had rerMy said nothing to which be was apt again to refer, nut all the res* »f the night. an<) until the cold gray dawn crept Into the wtndowa I thought of Phyllis Lawson Though' of her as the woman my husband cared for—perhaps alraady loved. 1 had gone immediately to bed after Robert’s message, and wh< n be came In about S or a little after I pretended to be asleep He came into the room. Then, as he so often did when I waa 111. he tiptoed out araln. fearing to waken me. and •lept in the guest room. The neyt morntng at breakfast he expressed hla sorrow that I had been unable to go to the dance, and scolded me a little for not call ing Mm immediately 1 felt 111 "It makes me feel very selfish Marggtet, to think I waa enjoying myself while you, who had so planned on going, were at home nr “3o you really enjoyed yourself?” I asked. Ignoring bis reference to me •Tea. more than I have In a long time. It really was a very deltgh* M affair Myrtle certainly excels as a hostess.” "Tell ms who was thers If nrir* have been great sport when you unmasked ” "It was. really we became quite hilarious And as to who was there Why, everybody you know 1n fl* arvllle. and many you do not. beside* a number from out of town " ' Myrtle has so many friends.’’ I Sighed. ' She l* a very likable ||ttl» J-£i £ —— We re-open Saturday Following our great clearance sale our store has been closed all day yesterday and today so that our great ship ments of Spring styles could be opened, marked and put on the shelving in the different departments. And tomorrow, Saturday, we re-open our store with Entire new stocks! Our stock will be at once the largest, newest and most complete in Detroit, embracing all the moat improved styles in Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Footwear! Come and make yeur selections Saturday! * * * IM-5 Woodwjrd At. woman.” Robert returned, "alwajs bright and happy.” Then, as tho If .had Just occurred to him: "Don't you think it is about time you gav# an affair of some sort, Margaret* We have entertained very little con sidering th* invitations we have ao Cepted.” I was astonished that Robert should propose that I entertain R«evral times lately when I had proposed giving a dinner he bad declared be could oot come home lr time to dress, he was ao busy. Did he harve some motive in pro posing that. 1 give some sort of an affair? Than the thought of Phyl lis I .aw son (lashed thru ray mind. Waa It for her that he wished nve to entertain? Had he determined that I should help rehabilitate hia divorced client? If so. he was nils taken. For once I would defy him 1 would give the party, but refuse to Invite Phyllis l«iwson ■'What ar*> you thinking so inteut ly about?” he queried. “Your naggeatton I think it a good one. When would you like me to give th* party?” * “Oh. any time In the next week or two. Draw on me for what yt/U n**«-d to make tt a success; 1 realtre you cannot do it on your allow ance.” "I should say not"' I exelalrae«N **lt Is all I can do to get J>y as tt Is sive ” * “Well, don't scrimp your party. I don't believe in doing ench things often, but wheif we do them we’ll do them well.” he said aa the chil dren rants to kiss daddy good morning. Mid good bye. little Bruce almost worshiped hia father. Wht-n Robert was In a hurry, or for any re»«on did not Im mediately notice the little fellow, his Up would quiver and he would aland quietly waiting He nev« r cried, but after Robert left it would t-< BBtle time before the d'.i appointed bx>k left hla face and he played naturally While If Robt-rt either picked him up and aai bin or. hi* knee a moment, or better still played with him. lienee wav happy. H* had slwavs b**n rath*r «eitoo* for a child, and played more quieVK than most children Al ready his little sister would msk*» more nots*\ get in' » more mischief than would Bruce He was like his father In look* and disposition We always «aa.’ that the batty took after my madtmp brother Philip, ao stren nous was she All the morn'ng while busy around the bousw I thought of the party I wis to give. I wished to be orig inal If it were only summer I could give It on the lawn, hut in cold wewther what could ! arrange? Towatvl noon I called Myrtle up and asked her to come over have luncheon with ms. “I have something very Important tt talk about.” 1 told her. Ten a notion not to some to p*y you for not showing up last night. I was terribly disappointed. I'll come of course! Good bye.” Bo not even Myrtle suspected 1 had been at the party Surely I had managed well, when even ahe waa fooled. INSURES LIVES OF SOLDIERS Edward Frtnadorf, of Hudnoti, Takes Oat 25 Policies of , SI,OOO Each Bid ward Prenadorf. Hudson. Mich , pacifist, baa completed arrange ments with the Mutual life Incur nr.ee company, of New York, for In rurance protection to the young men who enlist from hia city for service in the war Mr Frensdorf has negotiated with the company's Detroit agency for 25 policies of 91.000 each, to he p«M to the dependents of the## young men. Mr. Frecadorf agree* to pay the premiums on these policies dur ing their actual service and at the expiration of the war the pollctcs will be the property of the returned soldier*. to be continued by them if they so desire. BILL EMPOWERS ROAD SEIZURE Adamson Measure Would Allow President Full Control WASHINGTON, April 14.~Chalr man Adamson of the house inter state commerce commission todey let rod need a bill giving the presi dent power to seixe all railroad*, telegraph and telephone companies In time of war and to draft em ploye* of the companies for mili tary service. The bill ha* been approved by 'he president, tp whom Judge Adam son submitted It before be Intro dnred it I'nder the bill, alniilar to that In traduced at the last session, the in teratata commerce commission la enlarged to 11 member*. A heavy penalty Is named for Interference with United States malls In time of war or for Interference with In tel state commerce particularly rail road freight. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S C ASTORIA MatlM—VW #l«te sest fcle*—<>» rl«k»—TVe»-a Ink n»»' —M«t» M Til* J. L lled.oe < »■*—g Merchandise and Seroiel A CALL TO THE RED CROSS COLORS America iSeeds Your Help The Hudson Store Has Opened on the First Floor, Main Building A Red Cross Recruiting Station It is the object of the Red Cross society to make prac tically EVERYBODY a member. The work of relief to suffering humanity on the field and elsewhere accomplished RED CROSS is be yond computation. You can become a member for as little as one dollar, or as much as one hundred dollars. 'Those joining are not required to serve—merely to lend financial aid. EVERYONE OWES IT TO AMERICA TO JOIN THE RED CKCXSS. This Is an official station of ths American R*-d Cross authorised bv the society The fact is stated here because the American Red t'roaa |„ ; ‘«d bf an Ml txtloM may *Ot be opened except by permisalon. „ . _ Cheques should be made payable to American Ked Cross Coats and Suits for The Young Debutante Bright colors are so becom ing to this age, and in this sea son of color marvels, why not let youth enjoy them? A suit of rose in a soft, beau tiful mixture, stitched in white or in a blue and gold combina tion, $25. Soft burella cloth in that wonderful new rust shade makes a manelously attrac tive suit, with a Khaki-Kool col lar, $25. Tricotine suits, with yokes, pockets (big ones), belts, “roi ly” collars; Gabardine Suits with FOUR pockets, two of which are cleverly concealed in the cuff hem of the coat. $18.50. Black and white checked suits; one has a box pleated coat, another a rather high waist, and a Khaki-Kool collai each, $25. Hu4««n'»—Third Kl.»or—Main Huildtng. Los Lros Petites Lovely New Dresses for Her Just think of Tittle mademoiselle of 6 to 1G years being able to dress in taffeta, Georgette, ciTpe de chine and voile! Just like her older sister. All the lovely fabrics have been cunningly adapted to youthful styles. Both the designer and the maker of a diatinguiahed frock of roar taffe ta spent many preclou- minute* working out the pocket plan In fact. It’e moat too complicated to write about, but It's wonderful whal pock et* may be made to do the.se day*. The high walat I* nbtrred on a plain yoke. A white Georgette collar t# the Qnal touch In ibt* llttle*cn .itlon, $lB.lO. On this next frock, notice the but tone, they're very Japanc*y! These are combined with a quaint imtch yoke and pleated akirt. metal em broidery and crepe collar. sl*s Gray i* very sweet and demur** for lea tree petite# and an arocrdlon HMm'i—Tatra t'lwf —Hnlldln*. Best Wardrobe Trunk in the World at $35 That what our luggage expert said about this Special Hudson Safe-Lock Wardrobe Trunk. • It I* covered Inaide and out with the kind of fiber that locomotive wheela are madd of. and ir* rv*f< and by band 'nvom* who know* w4l| tet! ydh That this la a marvelous combination for airength. Thtw young fort few* ht*ld* * -w**** garment* unwctukl**4.-fiir-»»i*bea compartmenta for hata. -hoc# and other amaller artlcl**a. It lock# anil boita In three place* b% a alngl* turn of the wrist. A wonderful trunk at $36. Hn«MnWMrai»nlnr Finer —Wo»4**»nl HuU4m« When That Boy Puts on His First Long Trousers Bring Him to Hudson’s and Spare His Keelings. A cartoonist of the Philadelphia North American ha* pictut* *1 the woe* of a boy wearing hla first long trousera Boys w’ho get their suits at Hudson’s do not need to fear that their friends ait* going to laugh at them. For Hudson suits were tailored from the beginning for BOYS along boyish lines, in boyish fabrics. They are NOT men’s suits cut down for boys, bbt are real boys’ styles. $13.50 to $25. Norfolk Suits. $5 to sls The new*«t pinch buck*. The ncwe*t belled effect*. Well tailored, carefully flni#hed. Fabric* that boy* and mother# like IIwd»•« •—*»*■«■•»*4 t •••»*»■ r* Untieing DETROIT TIMES THE HUDSON STORE COATS • Velour is the material of an especially jaunty coat at $18.50. in blue, mustard or green Quite the most delectable model is of burella cloth, deep, slit pockets, and VERY big collar, topped with a smaller one of Khaki-Kool, $25. pleated drr** with Its ruffled waist line. fitted cuffs, and crepe collar, In the very soul of demurene.-*, $ 16.50. Five corded rows on the bottom of the skirt Rive h rather quaint, old fashioned hoop effect to the skirt of another dress that is trimmed In pearl buckles, f 18.50. A wonderfully lovely white voile dress has a high baby waist with lace edited panels that slip gracefully throoah the crushed satin sash, sls "We are smocked." say a little Rroup of Russian blouse dresses at fl 2 50. "liut we aren't snobbish be cause of that. veTe Just nice, ordln ary dresses that don't mind the laun dry tubs one bit." Jjj§ B®) !•*’ lUi lu . Roys like new hat*, caps, neck ties and other furnishing* at this time of the year and thts store is ready with them, IVII Trlepbaite Iherry SIM All stores can make claims of goods and of service, but the SM that for the longest time has best served the largest number of M pie and has oftenest met the seve rest tests of goods and servieiu3 comforts and safety and of final satisfaction— that’s the Store til is going to get the highest place in the public’s esteem. < A Very Important Sale of Abom 200 Beautiful New Silk | Dresses for Spring | Marked for Saturday at $19.75 and $25 These dresses are new, desirable, fash ionable. A maker of the lietter sort made them up of his remaining materials. He de signed them in five of the prettiest of the new spring styles, and then sold the 200 dresses to us at an exceedingly low price. —Some are of taffeta silk —Others of taffeta and Georgette —Still others of all Georgette. Tomorrow these dresses will he on sale and you may buy them at $19.75 and $25. Probably nearly all will l>e taken in one day as such dresses are seldom to be had for the prices. Colors: Navy, tan, rose, gray, Copen hagen. HutatnWThird Wain Hiilldlng. The Donald Veil Have you seen it? A joy to the woman who wants a veil that keeps her hair absolutely in place. They are pretty veil*, too Vel\et dot*. or plain or ncroll raeshee. 59c to $1.50 each. First rio«r—Mala HulMlng. Kiddie-Kar, $1 extraordinary circutnatance put u* in po**e**lon of a large quan tity of the** neatly vamlwhed Kiddie-Hare at a price that enable* u* to diapoee of them at 91 each. Every one i* perfect. Great fun for the children and a worth while aavltig into the bargain. H miaou's Toy Store— Library Avenue Ahum. A Theatrical Shoemaker— who for many years made only fine boots and slipper for stage wear, a short time ago expanded his business just enough to serve a few stores of the country with his ex traordinarily fine shoes. “JOAN” la hi* newe*t *hoe. I: I* very long and alint; it ha*- graceful, unbroken lin*** that properly continue* the modlah line* of a *ult or dros* The vamp I* of finest Import (Griaon) Itidakin.* Tl.e top I- of genuine bimkakin Wooden heel, Ijoui* XIV , covered with btickakin to match the top. L»alnt> perfora tion* around the vamp. Ivory, brown and pearl gray color scheme* An extraordinary boot at sl2. t-'anrtk Kloor—W nni(»*nl RnlUl**. Corseting a Young Girl —calls for expert advice. The Ferris Flexible waist is an ideal first corset, made of pink or white batiste. It has a flexible front steel, free hip, the laming is firm and light and shorter than for the nature figure. Pink. $2: white, sl. Special attention is given to our young clientele. Export fitters are at their disposal In the Corset Shop. Kiiarlh V Innr— *l,ln Hnlldln*. Children’s Waist Union Suits The three - in -one garment combining drawers, vent anti waist, with buttons on the waist to button the petticoats to, 50c. Infants* Hands S.lk and wool bands, soft and tine, s<K\ Haby welfare bands, made double breasted like a u it, taped so that no pms are necessary in dreasing th» hntu, f.»e to II 25 Vl**r—a«lß BitlMlea *torr •pen MiS* (• *i**. B A.- IM mA vL i U ■k\ v j BS ft t i ■M \ u ri HBB Ul NAVY BLUE 1 Suits for Women—slß.so to $45-9 Rather military m the braiding and buttons, the «y»H |M coats, the trim short skirts; they would be interesting iwreiJi but especially when every one is thinking of the war and twl ing about it. 1M These Navy Blue Suits Are Beautifully lUlwii 1 Pl»in to (hr point of severity, with lit«v4l lAil Info the narrow RbofOjffy like a man's sleeve, small collar, no trimming. Other* with military braid and but ton trimming, fitted and loose coats, skirt* with bHtod top*, some shirred, some gathered. llniaoaWniM Fleer—Male 1 Delicate Rose-Pink Silk Lingerie-New Shipment A box of loveliness opened up late yesterday in the form of exquisite rose-pink crepe de chine combinations at $2.95, $3.95 and $5 —and some still finer at $5.50 to $lO. These garments are of that Miads«iiWK«ttrtli 1 l#or—Klalii Huildluc ( _ | J Grosgrain Ribbons, Unfading in Color~for Millinery | To bo able to say ‘“PURE DYE” Ribbons these days mean® ) a great deal to the woman w ho is trimming a hat with ribbon to ] l»e exposed to sun and rain. ■> These fine grosgrain ribbons are Iteautifully true in color 1 (black, gold, charmeuse. green, navy and rose) and are very*j fashionable for millinery. 25c to 75c a yard. 1 LOOP EDGE ribbons In sll tl’c ! light and dark shades, 2 1 to 2 inch* s »id«\ IS< ro 50c a yard. NOVELTY TWO-TONED r hbm - fn corura-tlng alripc*. novelty J»*- llint>i.n'«—Klr»t I liMtr—>lnln RulUlag. Gay Array of NeSv Blouses GEORGETTE CREPE A cftu't'r little, dear litile blouse in a bisque colored crejw* has Dig and little tucks that run all the wav ’ro*und the middle of the waist. There is a white crepe vest, and white tassel s7.so. Another blou.-e has little dia moncf-.sha|>cd pearl buttons run ning up and down the front. Iligii unusual culls and hand embroidered dots. White, flesh, coral, $lO. * II ud«ni«'a—Third Kl«*r—M nod Wirt MulMlng ON THE HOSIERY SQUARE 1100 Pairs of Slightly Imperfect Silk Stockings to Sell at 89c a Pair The stockings are a good, heavy, firm grade of mire-dye silk, with garter tops of fine lisle. The imperfections are very trifling— scarcely nobcetfelfc Colors are white green, gray, pink, bronze. rhartreue# and black. 89c a pair. j l< * vv <tni#n who h*v« tak*n arfvantaa* *h« • ei»r>4i4 ~n<k H| nfT* rifM* h» 4 la (l>* H<»*lvry «ou«r» «i l p#H'W tha »ic«itan< • i*f tM# opport,init y. ' Tlr** gal* ■•lMtai %% Mfkstri «**erviP» *w niu** aerge Is th* one materiel ffcgd •mi frr* h and lorely and evtfl each scanon We never ties of never loeee ft* ‘ harm and It generally becoming that many weeMffl will Mnd attractive nulls osmai tWnflMi ns 50 to $45. 1 beautiful simplicity so hard tfe And in lingerie. The r mhroidT, ered crescents, stars and otIMP designs, and the touches of laodn and ribbon show a very ctUti» vated taste—yet they are im» expensive. iftiaru* uid metal effects. 15c to 75€ a yard. -J STOUT HAT BANDS. 23c to 11 S 1 yard. Mais liend.s, hand-emhrold* > orv. pin tuck-, a half roller < (very good style), cuffs of~ decided originality, in a $lO Georgette blouse. ] At *12.50 a blouse with-* French neck outlined with tiny white beads. Double crepe cuffs. White and flesh. Another $12.50 coral ; ette cornea in tho new nepluiti • style. W ith bead trimming and a l>elt. ] PAGE 5