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The well-dragged girl wa* n*ver
more pimply gowned than in this
first year of American mobilization
lor tha great war.
A bevy of debutantes snapped

One Woman s Story
BY CAROLYN BEECHER.
CIIAI’TKR CXXX.
The time had come when I must
tell Robert 1 had thought of writ
ing him of my Intention, and tell
ing hint the reason l had derided to
leave him free to follow hla own in
clinations. Hut It aermed cowardly
Then. too. I hesitated to put the
cans# I’hyllls Uwion—upon paper
But Signor Romell's letter w’ould
come any day now. and 1 might have
to leave soon 1 had much to attend
to In connection with the children as
T should be away for about 14 weeks,
during which time Robert could st
range for h permanent separation.
W henever for any reason my mind
wavered the thought of the day wh* n
I found Phyllla Lawaon standing with
her hand" on Robert's breast, a world
of devotion In her eyes, would
strengthen me Or. If Ilf* without
him seemed almost more than I could
fa* e 1 would suddenly remember her
letter and the words. "I*nv« there
never haa been tinMl ! met y*'U,"
would burn and scorch my brain.
But Robert never ahould know
how things hurt me. I was even
frightened lest he Imagine that T
misinterpret the quality of his feel
ing for me. lest he should think 1
still cared. I felt that 1 had en
dured much, but that humiliation 1
would be spared
Secretlv 1 was glad that the reply
front Romell was delayed The
e* I gencles of life, the desire to be
sure I had everything arranged for
the future of mvself and the children
kept me very busy But of this 1
was glad, as It gave me le»a time t*>
think of my troubles.
'Terhapa 1 ought to wait a hit
longer.” I thought as T sat bv my
•window one night, alone as usual
Bruce had not seemed quite as well
of late.
I heard Robert come in. 1 put out
the light, and hastily crept Into he*|
I wondered Idlv why Robert did not
come up. Then drowsily concluded
h« had gone Into the library t*> read
a whll* before coming to bed—as he
often did regardless of the hour
A half hour later T awoke with n
gasp I sat up In bed and listened.
A murmur of voire* reached my ears
Robert was across th» ball talking
to Bruce. What could be the matter’
I was aura something was wrong
T slipped on mv wrapper over mv
gown, and thrusting my feet into my
bedroom slippers, I hurried our In
the hall toward Bruce’s room. At
th» door, allghtlv ajar. I paused
Brurw’s voice arrested my attention.
**lt s Tale, dad.” 1 heard him sav,
a note of decision In hla young voice
"All right, son* Yale It la,” Robert
answered heartily.
It has been quite a Joke some time
between them. One day It would be
Harvard, and Rrure would decorate
his room with Harvard colors, and In
sist on reading all the literature ha
could gather pertaining to Harvard
Perhgps the next day It would he
Pornell. tonight It was Tale, and I
smiled In the darkness ss I thought
Os the happiness he seemed to get
out of planning hla future.
"T wonder which mother would like
heat.” I heard Bruce say after a mo
ment “Once 1 asked her, and she
•aid she thought f ought to go to
Ffarvard because you did. Do you
think so. too dad?”
‘No. son That need make no dif
ference You plan to go Just where
you want to. l*ad will see to the
reat.”
There was a vibrant note in Roh
ert'a voice that In s<»me unexplainable
way frightened me. With a little
shiver 1 quietly made my way back
to bed, and when he came Into the
room a few moments later ! rretend
ed to be asleep
As he undressed T heard him sigh
once or twice, sigh heavily like a
man with some sorrow or grief might
Activities In connection with the
national convention and reunion of
the Benevolent nnd Protective Order
of Elks will begin In Boston today, ,
with the nrrlval of the national ottl
eers of the order and the establish
mrnf of convention headquarters
Hotel reservations Indicate that the
convention will be attended by thou
sands of members of the order from
all parts of the United States and
Canada. The program of business
and festivities will be much the
same as in previous years, eycept
that a great patriotic demonstration
on Boston common will he held in
place of the street parade, which
heretofore has provided the big spec
tabular feature of the Elks’ reun
ions.
Miss T/dlta Armour, only child of
Mr. and Mrs J. Ogden Armour, of
Chicago. has been elected a trustee
of Armour Institute, founded by her 1
grgo4fatb«r tn t*TT WTfh the » \ ]
cepflon of her mother, who has been
a trustee of the school since Its I
foundation. Miss Armour, not yet 20
years old. Is said to be the only
woman In the United fltatea who
bolds a college trusteeship.
JULY 1 $ 1 7.
SOCIETY GIRLS’ SUMMER FROCKS
recently at an Informal social grtth
rring Included Miss Geraldine Ad»e,
Miss E*rancee Field, Miss Virginia
l.owney rind Ml«s Eicon Sedgwick
These daughter» of well known fain
sigh. Then 1 smiled to myself in
the dark at tin foolishness of su*h
an idea What sorrow did he haw’
A successful man in his profession
my thought hutted Perhaps h*’ was
thinking of phvllls .v«w*. n Th* sigh
may hav>- h* »n t au*e of his in
ability tn ha all tn her that he de
sired tn l*« And my lip curled in
the darkness while tears filled my
ej es as I th‘»t of how soon he would
l>e free tn do as he liked.
Mow we women love to torture our
selves. Why la it, I w\ond* r?
The next morning Bruce appeared
rather lletle**. and Robert spoke anx
iously to me a hunt him
*T think you better take Bruce
away for a while, tie said as he r■>.-•
front the breakfast table ”H**w
would you like to take a trip with
v our mother, son
That would he nullv, dad.” he an
swered. but with \ery little anmiu
tton. ’’that is. If you'll go. too.”
”1 can t go lust now hut if mother
will take you I'll manage tn come
for you, ' Robert replied In a stinnge..
ly mild and wistful manner. ’Think
It over. Margaret. \**k l>r Morton
where he would ad''!*.- going and
p’e will deride the details tonight
I'll he at hom*' early
’But. Robert, 1 hn\e something to
talk oxer with you now. Will you
come Into the libra iv a few mo
ments’”
“Impossible, Margaret Whatever
It Is w ill have to keep until tonight.”
he replied a trifle Impatiently, as he
looked at his watch
So for on* more flav I must keep
mv serret P*t one note day thtng«
would go on ns usual.
Hickey's for Quality
M .' ' ■ ; I M k#
/ ,
m *a -j jtJfeu £i> -*0 .-•> J-Jb.l J&J& *jb& -if* j
Men arc Eagerly Coming to this
20 $ Off Clearance of
Men’s Spring Suits!
And they are buying as eagerly as they are coming!
There are young men and business men and older mov—tall men, short men, stout men, regulars--
And they are finding just their kind of suits—their motfods, their materials, their patterns, and their
sizes. (Everything is included excepting blues and “tropical*."#
m ** 4*5 r»‘ £* rrt r* +*■ *v sl -p. r* ** H SL -ft
- ' \ fc |j r ‘ 7 Sia - : fiJsj i lU MS
V JJidfU* K*, : K > Jt ~ Jrj’* gijsj* *** s
The big thing about this clearance, sirs, is this: Our prices have been around the old low levels all
season. On top of great big regular values you save 200 . Think what that means. Many of these suits
we couldn’t buy on the market today to sell at their regular prices. Vet out they go at 20fr less than
regular.
Don’t lose sight of the fact that this clothing is all from our own stocks (not a dollar’s worth bought
for a sale), that it was made by the leading tailoring institutions of America —that it is hand made, of all
wool materials.
Regular sls to SSO values—to clear at off.
-■ r f||® m m tMSM ' :r
OL i mm < i st»iMX
\* l \ ' V V \
Open Saturdays B ® H
——— Ji ickey s
201-203 Woodward Avenue
tiles rlVlled e.tch other In the plain
ne»B anil daintiness of their summer
dresses talhcr than in costliness nr
material *>r elahoialen» ss of design
Style point 4 Which aeemed to win
LITTLE STORIES FOR BEDTIME
B,’ THORSTOS W. BVRQE&S.
Something About Shadows.
(Copyright. 131*5. by T. W Rurgeas )
Shadows there ar»- in th* <!kv.
When Mr. Sun shine-* brush* f
Hut those that people often fear
Are shadows that conn- nightly.
TUd von ever stop to think that
theie are shadow.- when . 11 \ round,
(•right Mi .- till i shining his very
brightest »n*l that th* ■*<■ shadow s «l
most ntwav* «r<- friendly'’ It t* al
way* rnnlet Hl)*l mote < on sos t M hie in
th'-se shadows. and without them the
world just simply couldn't get along
What we • til shade mi a h**t sunny
day is nothing more than tt lot of
shadows tngethn.
Hut at night there are other
shadows, th* 111 a■ >. Shadows They
mm*- treepmg *"it fr**m tlv Purple
Hills as soon a Mi s.n g< • • to t*d
and they Slav until he gets up the
next morning Those hadoW's aiso
are very welcome aftei a hot day. for
they mean • i***lnf -• and comfort. But
also the Fsia‘ k Shadows *.f th* night
sometime., aie fetrsmne thing- be
cause of the thing- that are «!*>ne
In them That Is why most * f the
little pit "f the tii-eon Meadows
and th<‘ <; •■> n I'orest hide ,is soon as
lollV Mr. >un go#*.* to be«! And that
i« why certain other little people who
ran see among the Black Shadows <1 •
all 'h* lr hunting then You s< * . it is
easier for them t*> surprise and catch
those whom they hunt because the
latter • annot see
Billyh Mink .itvl Mr.- Billv- t*vs
very <**nvc ni• n t eves The-, *a n ve e
perfrr tlv hv dav, and they nls*. see
at night So th e \ sleep whenever
they fe* 1 like it and go hunting
whenever the\ fe<| tike it. and it
DETROIT TIMES
their united approval are shoulder
wide collar*, deep hems and tucks,
. nd a conspicuous lack of Jewelrv.
The society Kiri is seldom seer
nowadays without her knitting bag
.
Mr*. 11111 * nnrnril the five little
Mtaka
ni<il< <• im> real (i iff er to
whi thT Mi Sun i> up or fn herl he
luri'l tin I’urple Mill*. Os four**.
11 1 #* 11 five ••htloren were Juat like
them in th;>* reaper!, and they were
out at rc‘M hi often ar In the day*
tint*
Now. Hllt\ and Mre Mink are
fe.Mr*'*l hy everybody entailer than
themaelvea and l*y mam mnaider*
Ably bigger Hut/ they in their turn
sr* not altogether without ie.tr. Xo
on* know* hotter than they that
Hooty tha Owl neuldti t hesitate a
second to catch on* of them if ha
hatl the rh»m'« when he wan e«p»-
dally hungry. 'lbara are other* on
whom he would much ratcei dine
hut Hootr lent o\er-partb ular when
he ta hungry. An for young Minkn,
wall. Monty wouldn l have to he an
terribly hungry to he tempted by one
should th* i Inn- e ffer to mtrh on*
So Mm Hilly warned the five lit
tle Minks that th* *s i htent danger
they must watch out for would he
In the air And she warned them to
watrh out for shadows at night.
"You see. 1 she eiplamed 'that hi*
robber of h Hooty flies without a
sound. The wings of the Hawk fam
ily rustle, and If you are reasonably
quirk as every Mink should he. you
ran dodge nut of danger at the sound
of the wing* of an\ Hawk foolish
enough to try to <atch you Hut
Hooty a wings nr» as silent as the
Plack Shadows themselves Mv ear- 1
are verv sharp, as mu know hut I
have had Hooty pass Just shove a
place where I was hiding and haven't
heard a sound You needn't he afraid
of him in the davtime, hut at night
you must keep your eyes wide open
every second if you want to live to
grow up The Instant you see a
shadows that mova In the night, hole
Hon t stop to make sure what that
shadow ir Hide first and maka sura
afterwsrd.
The five little Minks said. “Tea
msrm " Hut In their foolish little
hearts they were sure that th»v were
too smart to he caught by tfootv or
ar*ybod> else, and that Mother was
Just a little overanstojjs as mothers
are apt to be. %
Ve*t Ptory:. “The Boldest TAtM*
Mink ”
LIVES OF DRAFT
BOARD MEN
THREATENED
SAN FRANCISCO. July 6—Death
threat* are being sent so members
of draft exemption board* In San
Francisco.
John .1 Duddy. member of one
district board, today adviaed Reg
isfrar Seemansky that he sent his
resignation to Mayor Rolph because
one man bad told him that his
(Duddy’*) life would be taken If
he failed to vote for exemption of
the man who made the threat.
Mayor Rolph announced that he
had no authority to accept resign*
tlona. as the matter of aelectlon
wh~ out of his hands. Other board
member 1 - declare they have alao re
cejved threata hut they refuse to
take them ‘seriously.
A flurry of excitement was caused
here today hy circulation of false
reports that draft numbers had been
drawn in Washington
What the (iovernment Has
Done to Make Yellowstone
Park More Delightful
Than Ever
The r. S Government ha* done a
], t for Yellow stone Park in plans per
fected tor the present > ar. In the
first place automobiles have super
seded the tiresome old horse-coaches,
and will he universally "sed for
transportation hereafter. Then, also
hv Government ai rangeroent. in*'
hotels camps and automobile tians
portation line will each be under one
efficient management, which greatly
increases the opportunity for perfect
set vice.
Another accomplishment has been
th> Anal completion and development
of the wonderful t'ody Road thru a
section which all agree is more heau
t ful than anv other part of the Park
so do not forget the Cody Road
in your plans for a Yellowstone tour
this summer.
Let me help you arrange, look af
ter your transportation and sleeping
egr reservations, and let me send you
an interesting illustrated folder de
scribing the Park, with map and a
lot of valuable information No
charg- Stop at the offlee or write
.1 Francis Gen Pass Agt.. B
* Q R R. i«7 Jackson Rl\d., Chi
cago Adv.
The Confessions of a Wife
Danger Lurks Behind Flirtation.
**‘l cam* after this Job, only if
after t haw it 1 liked it. 1 repented
t<> the manager who thought I would
Jump at hia r ffer.
" ‘Well, don't you like it?"
“I don't dislike It. hut I know very
well i < ould not work anil buy my
clothes on 9*5 a week " I answered. v
"You see. Margie, many a(ttr**se*
had told me how much h stock
actress had to pay for clothes out of
her salaiy As anon as I had spoken
about inv clothes, however, l knew
he had intend'd »<* buy my atage
dr< sue* foi ine Hut 1 made up m>
mind 1 would prelend 1 did not know
it
" Oil, If you put It that way,’ he
said. 'l'll pay for half your ward
ioiie,‘ glad apparently to get out of
l<a.\ing lor all of them.
i' Xu, that won't do at all.' I said
'I must have J.'jO a week and I’ll buy
the dresses.'
'You are a shark, young woman
'■'No. I've only learned to get my
share of what the box office makes
out of me.'
"'So you think you are a bo* office
asset, do you?*
■' 'I know it.'
"'Well, call around tomorrow and
1 II hme the contract ready to sign,
and mind you. It will read at least
one new gown a Week'
Bed Outfits!
Home Outfits! IjßgjfPj
lllilllf REFRIGERATORS?
« kirk »r» «nM nslf at the *varet|na«e— iSrwS*^ - f» ~~
o»er. wirtlioaM prices enable you lo secure s (f
refrlgeriitwr of nnnne«||oneil quality. nt »«. price that Is decidedly lower I
Ilian thiit roll’ll ordinarily hmr lo |mi for n model of lean efficiency. I
I*ol. Al( MK\H ref "ißerMlnr* hare n I r-proof rrslln fhnt nre impervious
lo hent, and all parts are so seeurel.r Ailed that no eolil air ran es
cape "rii «’• •••••, mter,
Roger J. Sullivan Cos.
24Howard St. Mates?®
- -
Stamps ELLIO r 1" I A¥ LOR- j Every 15
S WOOLFENDEN CO.
Purchases 5:00 p. m.
- — : ~ Woodward and Henry- — - -J
Here are Some of the Wonderful Values in
Our Store-wide Alteration Sale
TAKE ADVANTAGE aml SAVE MONEY on Every Summer Need!
During extensive alterations, now in progress, we will force out by price reductions
great quantities of seasonable merchandise. Every department in the store is involved,
so there are bargains everywhere. Look for the alteration signs. You’ll surely tie pleased
with the liberal reductions on goods of merit that we can and do recommend to give sat
isfaction. Only a few of the reductions are listed here.
Balance French Hand-Made
GOWNS—'/, OFF
Including .cveral .oiled domes
tic gown. In the finer qualltle.,
but only ONF of each kind for
merly priced |f> to $2O each.
SILK PETTICOATS
These Alter.lion Sale prloaa on
nil r ent ire line.
$5.75, $7.50 Yalues $5
$8.25, $lO Values $6
BREAKFAST SETS
$1.25 Qualities 89c
Figured percale, with plain cn|.
la r*
50c Belts 29c
Fashionable large *lze Belt, to
be worn with outing suits. In
patent leather and suede fancy
Htrlpc. anil all color..
60c Books ISc
jnft mpt*. of popul.r fiction In
a wide ...ortment of good t t'*i
hy leading authors. These books
are always sold at fRc each Al
teration Sale pri> e. 4Sc
SILK GLOVES
$2.00 Yalues $l.OO
Broken line* of highest giart
long silk <"}lnve. plain or embrof.
deird in <o|or. only.
Here’s the Sale You’ve Been Waiting For! July Cut Prices on
Restricted Domestic Rugs J
VCe need do no more Man print a brief price ll.t. —people who Miy Whlttair*. Hardwick ♦ V*g»a.
Bigelow hr ll.rlf* rd Cos, Ting* know tbe*e manufacturer, will not .How any .tor. in America to cut
t , r . —t- <*?‘r n-r-t -‘iiimry S,> her.‘a toti: 1 * linrff !■» miv ; money on our heauTiTuiselect ,ona>
Only a few mentioned. All other . /#•« at proportionate reduction.
Anglo-Persian. French Wilton an(l Ardehil Hardwick and Magee
Rugs Wilton Rugs
$82.50 Rugs. 9x12 fi $75.00 $65.00 Rugs, 9x12 ft ssl.oo
$74.75 Rugs, 8.3x10.6 ft $68.50 $61.50 Rugs, 8.3x10.6 ft $57.00
. ——————
'1 walked out of tha manager a
office. Margie,’ .aid Paula, "with
mixed feelings I wa. glad to know
I could get In .tot k If 1 wanted it.
but I wa. not quite sure I wanted It
ln.tiad of going back to my room. I
th< tight I would take a walk tn the
park laually a brink walk would
ilear the cobweb, out of my mind
a n«l take the cobble.tones off my
heart..
"A. I entered the park T pas.ed a
man who bowed to me with auch a.-
.'trance and apparent good ta.le I
wa* .ure I must have met him aome
ii here, an 1 gave htm a .ort of half
nod of my head in return. As soon
as I had done this I knew by the
satisfied smile on hi. face that he
did not know nie and thought 1 was
willing to flirt with him.
'My Aral impul.e wan to leave the
park, take « bua (i r a role ands«
home. Then that .lubborne.a of pur
pose that ha. alway. been mine re
belled 'Why should | leave this
beautiful park and all it meana to
me physically and mentally Just at
pre went to such as that <ad when I
did rodhing reproaehable? Besides,
it is broad daylight and I am in full
poH.esaion of all niv power, and
mentality. Nothing and no one ran
hurt mo h as me jn the hig city of
New York.' I argued to myself.
"I hurried along to the mall and
.at down there for a few minute# and
TABLE CLOTHS
$5.00 Yalues $3.65
I>inen Damask Cloths, .Ir.c 2x2
yards
$5.50 Cloths $4.95
I.lnen P.ma.k doth*, .tze 2x2*4
yards.
LINEN NAPKINS
$2.75 Values, doz ... $2.35
$l.OO Values, doz $3.50
$5.00 Values, doz. ... $4.35
CRETONNE GOODS
HALF PRICE
A lot of Bags. Sewing Screena
an I S'-.rfs tegularly priced 50c
to $' 2 o.ih
LSI ANTS* I)FPT.
$2.98 anti $3.50 £*| aq
Straw Hats. . * 1 «a/0
( Mi! ’>RFN •>' Straw Mats, all
r>“w this * *hf and dark
r* tor* dr» *.»y nod tailored effect.,
*r, mined « t n »l !► flowers. v*l
\• t . * • i*ii ribbons.
HANDKERCHIEFS
12'.*c, 15c Values 9c
p ! er* Inf* .»f Indies' flne linen
II;. 1,.,rt b*r r ., one corner em
e r'ctid In white or color.
then, as my flirtatious fwatMIMMP
seemed to- be out of sight. I r*MB|H
my walk. ‘ j
"I branched oft tato • non **l9M|
Muentrd part of the park that lMafijH.l
' erv Inviting and aat (low*
b* “ h to And to tpy horror tfcaA B-i!
n ■ ns* He** on my tracks ■■f'i
deliberately nune over to the WMB.
V- lo re I aat ana seated himeelf W9H
me.
***lt was nice of you to An 4 t%iM|
secluded p!*r« for our chat.’ ht |irl* *
" 'I did not And It.* I an.wered IgS?’
dign.ntly I ram* h*re to b« aIOMM
I don t know you and I wish PtKn
would u<> away Mis face tmmodlkljiwW
ly rhar.eed.
"‘lf you don't know me. r«WB
w on'an he said 'why did you
to me mar the entrance to tho paHHsd|
and ask me to follow youT* ?&',
"I began to be frightened and
said. 'lf you annoy me any
1 11 call the police.' Then I got up tkl
in, xH
" -ffold on. young women. If you oktt 1
the police you will spend the nl(M:
at the station'
"Margie, you can't conceive tfcd -
feeling I had as the horror of tko
situation came over me. The mss
took me hv the arm. ! thought I «H
going to faint."
The prosontday activities of
American women in organising w*r
relief have served to recall the fact
tha! the first women’a organization*
in this eountrv, other than thoa© Os
a purely reiigtous nature, were tho
Sanitary commission, the Womaa'l
lAjyal league, and similar bodlM
which originated during tha war b#*
(ween the states. Jgj
GIRLS’ ( OATS
$5.00 Models $3.49
Neweat hinh waist and belted
m*<de|s of .hepherd check, and
seine with pique collar, and cuu.,
2 to 5-year aixea.
BABIES’ DRESSES
$l.OO Values for 75c
Short White Pre.*.., 5 month*
to 2-year *t*e. made of fin. nain
sook with la<e edge at neck end
sleeves. Included are pltln .lip*
for box..
$6.00 Pumps $4.89
Very latent up-to-dat* .tyle In
patent and vlcl kid—all plain
with w«lted .nla and leather l.oula
heel. All .ixea and width*.
LOW SHOES
$3.00 to $5.00 s*l ylg
Values f0r.... X *4O
nrok*n lota of rump#. Oxford*
and Strap Sand.l. mostly .mall
sire* and narrow wldtha —but all
good .tyle*.
Children’s Summer
Vests and Drawers
15c Values for 10c
These Ve.t. »r. low n*ck.
■ leevele** or .hort .leave*. Draw
er. knee length
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