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Finest Qualities White Linen f •/ KT ZT ~ ~ ~ '
for Summer Wear pr— fn " 1 here Are Sails |fjy7
White blouse linen, 36 inches Linen Suiting— \\ jl \
wide, soft finish, yard, Xon-crushable linen, 45 inches. \ Jf \ Q /-J VOI AC -
25c, 39c and 50c y" rd .....85c V \ I ' \ K dl 1 vj. Q(i IV/ Q \ ,
Ramie linen, 45 inches, vard, \* \ ff V A W/t_4-XVy W \
"White linen cambric, 36 inches 39c | \ Z \ ■ fcts9?osJ/M
wide, light weight cloth for Summer Russian linen, round thread, 45 ~ >»._ I \' t .1 • , • •« . • . ,
wear, yard, .. . 88c, 50c, 05c to 75c inches, yard SI.OO | | \' 111 tlllS J)artlClllcir lllStclllCe it S3. M / J f'
Handkerchief linen lawn, yard. French stripe linen, 45 inches, % // \ O 1 o 1 r • itt 1 \''- / / \ I / V f
38C.50C. 75ct05«.00 unen; 36 inches;Vard; J \ bale a Sale of Trimmed Hats - Imm ry 1 \y I
Round thread linen for skirts, 39c and SOc fi J 1 O • 1 * \ * J
suits and children's wear, 36 inches, , // I at ailllUai OpTing" CleaTailCe DTICeS
yard SOc, 65c to «5c I.inen Sheeting, 2 H yards /( / _ .
fine qualitv of linen for blouse I J / Hats That Were $1.95 and $2.95 at SI.OO I 110 TIFSt 1 11110 Original
and separate skirts, 4o inches, Linens and white goods shrunken /// / °
7 ** d W" D^ves!^omen)y <> & Stewart,hstree^Floor" 1 # yan *' HatS That Were $3.95 at . . . $1.95 Editions of SI.OO to $1.35
Hats That Were $4.95 to $7.95 at $2.95 p*
Q'jltf Swpfitpfs for \^otnf a 'n * ICTIOfI lidV6
CMIK O Woarors ror W omen Hats That Were $8.50 to $12.50 at $6.50 0 _
Silk sweaters are very popular this season and will be in * at zoc
great demand for vacation and outing wear. Hats That Were $15.00 to SIB.OO at $8.50 i
Shown in azure blue, rose, pink, purple, tan and two-tone Here s the most interesting Summer reading to be found on
effects, including rose and white, green and black, black and SS9HEES Millinery Section, Second Floor, Front-Three Elevators. book shelves-original editions of recent SI.OO to $1.35 fiction
red, light blue and gold and Persians. * at 25 <* These tltlcs included—
Semi-half belts or with sash to match, / \ The Man Between Jo »n of the Tower
$5.98 io $22.50 OntVipq for Father pmrl TZZI'ZL
tr Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Men s Store Balcony.
J - The Lure of Life
T>l f . f C> A D y The Adventures of Napoloan
The Comfort or a oport DOVS «•.»».««-«. PrU ,„
Shirt I mil V,,,,,, tt t si.so Books Special at 25c
Olliri « I* atIHILL we give a good deal of attention to *
I I vounsr men's reouireincnts ill flothos ayp lean-up of oxer 100 books cook books, travels, gift books
The ideal garment for outdoor sports—for tennis, golf and fgrrgrggL i u , i i i i ''i • and history. Values to $1.50. Special 25+
brvntincr Tt's eool and comfortable I tiaven t overlooked the needs ot their " Tl . „ v
Doatmg. IT S cool ana comionaoie. I Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Street Floor, Rear.
White with black stripes on collar, sleeves and front pleat. I eldeiS. We realize that rather, too, has
Made with the new high-low convertible collar and covered W \\\V I OWII ideas about the kind of clothes he wants.
flap pocket, Sizes I 3y 2 to 17. L M Nf|/V. I He's inclined to he a bit more conservative, per- W/ nmpn'c \A/qcVi ql^l^
51.19 \ (V haps but he's just as particular about Correct UIIICII b VV dMldUie
tar Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Men's Store, Street Floor. / s^.v l e an( l good quality aild tit. He'll filld that r>"\7"P»C
v. si 11/ \ f we've provided for his wants with garments of \JIUVCo
Q. in ifnOf T~TdI"C f r\r \\ 1/ / quiet good taste that express the prevailing mode Chamoisette gloves, 16-button length, white, natural, pongee
oummer Fldlo lor Doys |I \| SI W correctly and conservatively, with a dignity be- anfl biscuit, 59fS and SI.OO
Our line of Summer hats for boys is ready 1 | j —Ok coming to men of years. Chamoisette gloves, 2 clasps, white, natural, pongee, biscuit,
a with manv new effects in linen, ratine, silk \ I o-x e i.i 1• n 1 navy, sand and black, 59£
poplin and Other cool fabrics. \ J |1 . Sm ts for Father are shown m a well chosen va-
The colors include dark blue and white, m n riety of attractive fabrics in models for every 00 oves
brown and white, tan, khaki shade, blue figure—short—stout 01" long-leans, insuring pel'- gloves, double finger tips, 2 clasps, black, white and
and white stripes, black and white stripes, * —J f .t • d f -t 11 fit colors, self and black embroidered, to Sj>l.so
linen color plaids, checks and solid shades. aurt com or a} 0 • Silk lov 12 button let) white ftnd b , a( . k ( , ouhlc fin
g h apes. CiP B h own in the b«yish Bah Rah 1 CtO ends,..' 75< to
50* and 69* * Silk gloves, 16 button length, double finger ends; black, whi e
*y Dives, Pomerov & Stewart, Millinery Section, and colors; self and black embroidery, ....SI.OO to
o A i'i- . ti.„ pi . " Dives, Pomerov & Stewart, Men's Clothing, Second Floor, Roar. Three Elevators.
Second Hoor —Three Elevators. »■ - tar Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Street Floor.
MAY DAY FETE SATURDAY
The Younger Members of Junior Aid
Society Have Planned an In- t
teresting Affair <
The little sisters of the Junior Aid ,
Society are eager to do something to j
help with the splendid charity work t
done by the society, so they have
planned a May Day fete which will be j '
held Saturday, (May 1, on the lawn ad- j ;
joining the residence of MT. and Mrs. i
Frank Payne, North Front street. 1
The fete wil begin at 2 o'clock and
there will be a Maypole dance at 5 1
o'clock, and many other interesting 1
features during the afternoon. Miss
Lydia Kunkel, Miss Katherine Blither- '
ford and Miss Mary Louise Hubley will
be in charge of the cake table: the '
country store will be kept by Velle I
Payne, Winifred Meyers and Marv 1
Cooper. The flower table will be in
charge of Alice Lescure, Susanna Ma- '
guire and Katherine Beidleman. 'Miss
Cecelia Kunkel, Miss Christine Brandt,
Miss Dorothea Davis and Miss Alice
Cooper will preside over the ice cream
table, while the candy table heaped
with toothsome dainties of every de
scription will be in charge of Betty •
Oenslager, Virginia Bishop and Louise
TRIES TO SAVE WIFE'S LIFE
Former Football Star In Critical Condi
tion From Blood Transfusion 1
By Associated Press.
Seatttle, Wash.. April 28. —Dr. Wil
liam C. Speidel, who was a football star
at the University of Washington in
1903 and the University of Chicago in j
1904, wis in a critical condition to-1
day as the result of an operation for ;
transfusion of blood yesterday in an
unsuccessful attempt to save the life of j
The operation lastel 30 minutes,)
more than a quart of blood being ta
ken from Dr. Speidel. His wife died a
few hours after the operation.
VETOES ANTI-HANGING BILL
Governor Says Law Leaving Murder
er's Fate to Jury Should Stand
By Associated Press.
Juneau, Alaska, April 28.—Gover
nor J. F. A. Strong has vetoed the anti- j
hanging bill passed recently by the i
In his veto message made public to- j
day, the Governor said the present]
law, leaving it to the discretion of the ,
.jury to declare whether murderers'
should be hanged or imprisoned for
life, was sufficiently lenient. i
Much Needed Assistance
"Here's a man suing for divorce "be
cause his wife goes through his poclt .
ets," said Mrs. Smith, reading front
the newspaper. "What would you do if
you woke np and found me going
through your pockets!"
"It" said Mr. Smith sadly. "I
would get up and help you look."—Ex
STAR-INDEPENDENT, WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 28, 1915.
$15,000,000 FORI) MELON |
Each of 300,000 Auto Owners Will Get i
SSO Back as "Dividend"
New York, April 28. —Announcement
that another Ford melon of more than ]
$15,000,000 would be sliced was made j
last night at the New York office of
the Ford Motor Company, 1723 Broad
way. This time the Ford purchasers !
are to be beneficiaries of the distribu
tion of profit.
Mr. Ford said last year that the
conjpany would share its profits with 1
its customers if its sales aggregated !
300,000 cars between August 1, 1914,
and August 1, 1915. Each customer ]
was to receive SSO.
It was said at the Ford office last
night it was assured that the 300,000
cars would be sold by August 1, next.
Mr. Ford's words were quoted as fol
"Barring the* unforeseen, the distri
bution of SSO per customer since Au
gust 1, last, will take place a year from
From present indications, it was said
last night the number of tars sold by
August, next, will be 325,000. This
will make the customer dividend $16,-
LIBRARY VOLUMES RUINED
Disastrous Blaze in St. Paul Institution
Causes $300,000 Loss
By Associated Press.
St. Paul, April 28.—Tons of water
poured into the St. Paul Public Li
brary building to check a stubborn
blaze in the basement last night, ruined
the library of more than 100.000 vol
umes, valued at $150,000, and drenched
the stocks of the several stores in the
The loss is estimated at $300,-
HUNT WORK ON ALASKA JOB
More Than 45,000 Applications on
File for Situations
By Associated Press.
Seattle, Wash., April 28. —More
than 45,000 applications for work on!
the government project in Alaska are
on file in the office of the government's
engineer commission here it became
Thomas Riggs, Jr., member of the
commission, said all positions have been
filled and that no more men wouW be
employed at present. He also said that
very little construction work would be
undertaken this year.
CRICKETS DESTROY MUSH WHEAT
Six Hundred Acres Devastated In
Grant County. Washington
By Associated Press.
Spokane, Wash., April 28.—Six hun
dred acres of wheat have been de
stroyed by crickets in the Wilson creek
section of Grant county, Washington,
according to a report made to-day by
G'. W. Creel, cereal and forest insect
expert of the Federal Department of
Millions of insects have invaded the
valley and miles of trenches have been
plowed for the purpose of holding the
crickets in check. Governor Lister has
been appealed to for aid in the fight on
HEARS DYING MOTHER CALL
Scranton Official, Returning From Kan
sas, Warned of Death in Dream
Scranton, April 28.—City Clerk
Ellsworth Kelly, while on his way east
from Kansas, where he had gone with
C'ouncilmen to inspect paving, had a
dream on the train Saturday night that
his mother was calling him.
Mrff. Kelly had been an invalid for
five years, but when her son left here
a week ago she was no worse than
usual. Mr. Kelly says he spent a rest
less night on the train, and the first
thing he asked on reaching home was,
"Is mother dead?" Mrs. Kelly was
then unconscious and died an hour
Members of Mr. Kelly's family, who
were with his mother Saturday night
recall that at about the time the son
heard the call his mother had spoken
his name and then lapsed into a stupor
from which she did not recover.
OHIO MAY GET HIGHER FARES
Bill Permitting State to Grant Increase
Columbus. 0., April 28.—The Thatch
er bill, which would permit the State
Utilities Commission to grant an in
crease in railroad passenger fares in
Ohio from two cents a mile to two and
one-half cents was reported favorably
by the (House Committee on Pu'blic
The bill provides that the Commis
sion, however, shall conduct an inves
tigation covering a period of sixty days
before it puts any advance in into
REWARD FOR GOOD DOCTORS
New York to Give 23 Cents for Birth
and Death Certificates- FileH
Albany, N. Y, April 28. —Governor
Whitman yesterday signed the Seely
bill, which provides that municipalities
shall pay physicians twenty-five cents
for each birth certificate or death cer
tificate properly made out and filed.
This is to induce the physicians to
file all such certificates in order that
the State's vital statistics may be made
more accurate by the State Health De
partment. It is thought that the new
law will cost New York City about
Was Arrested as Lincoln's Slayer
Pottstown, Pa., April 28.—Thomas
E. Humphreys, who served as chief of
police under three Republican adminis
trations, died yesterday afternoon, only
a few minutes after his daughter, Mrs.
Timothy Shive, had been brought home
from the Homeopathic hospital, where
she had nndergone a serious operation.
Only two weeks ago his wife died. IHe
was 73 years old. .Mr. Humphreys was
a resident of Washington when Lincolp
was shot, and his striking resemblance
to John Wilkes Booth led to his being
taken into custody on suspicion of be
ing the slaver. He, however, soon es
tablished his identity.
"I wonder why there are so few
women architects? "
"Perhaps women are afraid they
might be called designing creatures."
ASPHYXIATING BOMBS HAVE
LIHLE EFFECT ON BELGIANS
Havre, Prance, April 28. —Asphyxiat-
ing bonvbs used -by the Germans in
their attacks Monday night against the
'Belgian positions had little effect be
cause preventive measures had been
taken by the Belgians who had learned
of tfhe effects produced by the fumes
from these shells upon the French and
Advices received here state that the |
FIGHTING MUD ON EASTERN FIRI
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WHY THE ARTILLEBY WAS LATE—AH AUSTRIAN GUN DETACHMENT NEGOTIATING A SHALLOW TRIBUTARY IN WEST GALICIA.
This picture, drawn especially for this newspaper, the New York H era Id and the Load on Sphere, by Christopher Clark, ahowa the extraordinary
extent and depth of the mud encountered In West Gallcia. This scene la typical of hundreds of points along the line from East Prnssta to the Car
pathian foothills. The men and horses are wallowing In the loose mud, which la waist deep. All report* from this scene of battle lay great stress oa
the seas of mad enccuntered by the troops.
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Germans, confident that the gases would
prove effective, advanced in compact
masses south of Dixmude, but were
greeted with a hail of bullets from
quick firers. A furious bayonet charge
was then launched by the Belgians and
the Germans retired. Their losses are
said to have been very heavv.
Value of German Mark Falling
Paris, April 28.—A dispatch from
Geneva says the value of the German
mark continues to fall and that the
Swiss postal authorities have announced
that after May 1 German postal orders
will 'be cashed on the basis of 110
centimes to the mark, a depreciation of
12 per cent.
Demand for Munitions Unlimited
London, April 28.—Addressing a
meeting at Manchester last night, Lord
Derby said he had LoTd Kitchener's
authority to quote ihim as saying that
the demand for munitions was unlimit
ed. It was not confined to shells but
also included small ammunition and
the more Lord Kitchener obtained the
more men he would be able to put into
Lightning Fatal to Woman
Clarion, April 28.—While attempt
ing to put out a brush fire in a field
near her home at Fisher, yesterday,
Mrs. Mary Gratuck, was struck by
lightning and killed. She was 2'5 years
SUN IS MUCH SPOTTED
St. Louis, April 28.—Twenty-five sun
spots covering a solar area estimated
at 300,000 square miles were reported
yesterday by observers at. Christian
'Brothers /College. The largest spot, it
was said, was 20,00-0 miles in diameter.
Wireless stations here have observed
atmospheric phenomena due, it is be
lieved, to the sun spots.