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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, inns.
Jj ON CREDIT I
1J ed. A-l stotip- ttM&gfV Outer, surrouuil- t2
price Jf l by fine Dla-
J1 S75 Ladles Hunting Gold C
Cmw p Filled 2b-year case, U7iJ flT
Ifc- lS-1eweI Waltham JY
M Ullirr. from BO pe"?.?.: $15 Otkers ip to Eft
tJ Holiday Goods ure now on display, and my line of kjfp
7 Watches, Dinmoiid.s, KinjrH, Cat UIokm and Jt-welry is larger JU
thJ and hotter than ever before. Rft
$ A. MANDELBERG I
THK IJ1AMNO JEWELER
Jl l.",U3 Farnam 8t. Otwm Kveninirs Till Christmas. fejjfc
"THE REAL TIIINO"-$H.75 to
each. Made of tbe host Jap silks, In
rich colorings and exquisite Japanese de
sign. FLEECE LINED KIMOXOS-$1.05
made with draw string in the back, or
without, handsome patterns and hand
CUT PRICES ON WRAFPERS
Trint and fleece lined wrappers this
week in four lots choice 7."c, $1.01),
$1.25 and $1.50 each.
Eiderdown Jackets. $1.75. $2.75. $3.50.
Blanket Robes. $5.00, $0.O0. $7.50.
FUR SCARFS AT CUT TRICES
Fur Jackets at low prices.
New Silk Waists and Wool Waists,
811k Petticoats. Mercerized Tetticoats.
PRICES CUT THIS WEEK FOR
CASJ1 ON ALL LADIES' SUITS. LA
DIES' DRESS SKIRTS, LADIES'
CLOAKS OF EVERY KIND.
Purchases made .here mean satisfac
tion to you.
SCOFIELD 1510 Dougu.
OPEN EVENINGS THIS WEEK.
$100 in & DIAMOND
Beats $1000 in a. Bank
There is a store down the street
Into which take a peep.
You'll see treasures and gifts galov
All the clerks are polite,
Goods and values all "in sight."
You might like to be known at this stove.
There's a point to be made
In every sort of trade .
And it shows in each action or mow.
Our point is to show
What our motto will do,
"Don't let well enough alone but improve."
T. L. Combs &
The liusy Jewelers and Opticians
'Douglas Street. Notice the Number,
Our Catalogue brings the answer
Ask for it.
Accordion, Sunburst, Side and
Box Pleated Skirts.
SOCIETY TAKES UP DANCING
Next Fortnight to Ea Filled with the
ANNOUNCEMENTS RUN OVER NEW YEARS
Sot Enough D)i In the Seaaon to
Allow (or the riana that Hare
Beea Laid and the Over
Rhrmn for the Soelal nrifrr.
Tiire wu an old woman as I've heard tell,
She went to the market her eggs io aril.
(Her granddaughter now la a very great
Of the egg-selling grandma one never
The Smart bet.
The Social Calendar.
MONDAY Mr. and Mrs. James McKenna's
lea for Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin F. dmith;
Meeting of the West Knd Card Huh;
Omrfha Ouard s dunce.
TLKSDAY Miss Viola Cann's dancing
THUK8UAY Mrs. J. H. Pratt and Mrs.
Frank Johnson a dancing party iur their
daughters. Miss Montgomery and MImk
FRIDAY Dr. and Mrs. McCUnahan's
dancing party for Miss McClanahan ; Mrs.
George Hammer's card party.
8ATUKDA Y Omlkron Alpna PI fraternity
dancing party; the children's cotillion ut
The indications of a fortnight ago have
developed into a reality. Society Is going
to dance during the holidays, and dance
hard, too. Beginning next Thursday evening
for ten nights In succession, excepting the
two Sundays, there is a dancing pnrty for
every evening and every one of them is to
be a smart affair too. That means every
night during the holidays and at least
two after New Years. There have not been
days enough to go around thla year. fc."very
bedy seemed to want to give a dance
and because of conflicting dates and in
ability to secure the desired place, four
big affairs, dancing parties, were filven up
and by hostesses that would have made
them functions of no small consequence.
In the main, these are all for the school
folks, and It is said that the Cotillion club
is to extend its list to Include a goodly
proportion of this set, at Its Nov Year's
Aside from the dances, however, little has
been announced, though there Is talk of
at least one series of large afternoon card
parties and a reception or two. The Idea
of keeping open house New Year's day is
gaining favor and a score of young women
are planning things that can not bo dell
nltely announced until the college girls get
home to have a say in the arrangement.
The following suggestion comes from one
who helped to plan the first New Year'
reception ever held In Omaha and who
has had a prominent part in the social
life of the city ever since. Her name is
withheld by request:
To the Society Editor of The Bee: Re
garding the revival of the beautiful old cus
tom of keeping open house isf.w Years
day, your mention In last Sunday's paper
was most timely and I for one hone that
not only the young women, but all the
old families will do their share on this
dny of all days of the year when hospi-
iiuuy is appreciated. It would mean so
little: a little I irht rcfrpshmpnt-Knmn mint
and bonbons with grape Juice, a fruit punch,
ieu, conee or cnocoiaie ana a hospitable
hostess to serve it. In years nast. n hvv
of girls and young women would receive
togetner during the afternoon, and evening,
too. If there was no other demand upon
them, and the men would go about from
place to place carrying greetings. Why
can not this be done again this year? I
would suggest that all the women of the
city who expect to be at home New Year's
day send their names, addresses and the
hours during which they will receive to
the papers, to be announced In the society
columns the Sunday preceedlng New Year's.
kins training school for nurses and has
been for some time In Chicago. Misa Tol
lack la the daughter ,of Mr. and Mrs. A.
Pollack, formerly of Omaha, and pnt her
girlhood here and her return to the city
Is welcomed by many friends. She entered
upon her duties at the hospital Saturday
Miss Brady entertained last week's meet
ing of the, Friday Bridge club.
The members of the Pleasant Hour club
were entertained Friday afternoon at the
home of Mra. John Mullen. High five was
the game, Mra. Relpen winning the first
Mrs. Guy Axtell gave a luncheon at the
Madison AVednesday, when her guests were:
Mrs. C. II. Martin, H. B. Davis, Hols. Fitch,
Dewey, A. J. Love, Bailer, Shaver and
Thursday evening Hugo Brandels, at
James O'Brien's banquet hall, tendered u
complimentary banquet o the members of
the Boston Store Minstrel company. The
affair was a most enjoyable one.
Complimentary to Mrs. H. M. Caldwell
and Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Smith, Mr.
and Mrs. Victor B. Caldwell entertained
at dinner Thursday evening. The party In
cluded Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Caldwell,
Mrs. Lacy, Mrs. Joseph Barker, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry W. Yates, Mr. and Mrs. F. H.
Davis and Mr. and Mra. Caldwell.
Miss Martha DoBolt entertained Thurs
day at a kitchen shower for Miss Bertha
C. WHIe, whose wedding to Mr. Eugene
Atkins takes place Wednesday, December
20. Those present were: Misses Bertha
C. Wille, Bertha Berka. Mabelle Casey,
Laura Campbell. Marie F. Wllle, Annette
DeBolt, Nellie Ntelson, Irene Swain, Nellie
Schonlau, Alma Schonlau and Martha De
Bolt. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Allen entertained
the members of the Kountse Place Card
club Saturday evening at their home on
Spencer street. Those present were: Mr.
and Mrs. A. Hoag, Mr. and Mra. C. F. Wel
ler, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Fisher, Mr. and
Mrs. A. P.. Jaqulth, Dr and Mrs. Edmls
ton. Judge and Mrs. Fawcett, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Weller. Miss Fawcett and Miss
Miss May Barnlck entertained the mem
bers of the W. I. T. U. card club and
their gentlemen friends at the first card
party of the season Thursday evening.
Those present were: Mlssca Elizabeth
Byrne, Marie Byrne, Adaloide Gouverell, j
Ella McManuB, Etta Wallace, May Bar- j
nick; Messrs. Bolan, Burbank, Gouverell, '
McNally, Morten, Weber. The prizes weru j
awarded to Miss Elizabeth Byrne, Miss
Etta Wullace, Mr. Weber and Mr. Gouverell.
Miss Maud Page entertained the mem- I
bers of the B. T. W. club on Friday even- I
ing. After the business meeting a guessing
contest followed, the prize winner bctng
Mlsa Anna Haskins. After the contest re
freshments were served. Those present
were: Misses Anna Haskins, LUIle Reeson,
Inez Hall, Edith Grant, Maud Page, Clara
Hadley, Jewell Simpson, Clara Etchison,
Myrtle Burlington. Bessie Carmlcheal, Lulu
Glfford. Bulah Gilliam, Olna Yelton and
On Friday afternoon Mrs. John Campbell
entertained at cards in compliment to Mra.
Deardoff of Denver, who is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Dooley. The guest lift In
cluded Mrs. Buchanan, Mrs. Chlsam, Mrs.
A. Clark, Mrs. J. Owen. Mra. Conklln, Mrs.
Crow, Mrs. Harris, Mrs. McCoy, Mrs. Ingle
hart, Mrs. Macumber, Mra. Phelan, Mrs.
Patrick. Mrs. Damon, Mrs. Austin, Mrs.
Laverden, Mrs. Hill, Mrs. Welshivns. Mrs.
Ayers, Mrs. Van Horn, Mrs. Smeaton. Mrs.
Haney, Mrs. Meading. Mrs. Mason. Mrs.
C. F. Edwards, Mrs. George Edw.ixds, Mrs.
McClanahan, Mrs. Dooley and Mrs. Dear
doff of Denver.
I OUR 'f
Children's and Misses'
Pleated Dresses and
Skirts in all colors
Tho Rnliim9n Ploatinnr Pn
Opp. Haydeo Bros. " wwiuiiiuii 1WUI1115 wui
Office 200 Douglas Block.
TEL. I36. Over 107 Soutb loth St, Omaha.
JEWELRY. CUT riLAJi and SILVERWARE
The Omaha Guards will give their Christ
mas dancing party Monday evening of this
Mr. and Mra. James McKenna will en
tertain at 7 o'clock tea Monday evening
for Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Smith.
Saturday evening Omikron Alpha Pi fra
ternity gives a dunce at Chambers which
will Include most of tho members of the
Mrs. J. B. Rahm will give a large lunch
eon, Thursday, January 5, at her home on
South Thirty-first street In honor of her
daughter. Miss Helen Rahm.
Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. McClana
han will give a dancing party at Chamber's
for their daughter, Miss Katherine, who
returns Monday from Lasell seminary.
Mra. George Hammer will entertain at
cards the afternoon of Friday, December
22, for her daughter, Miss Hilda Hammer,
and Miss Helen Kishler, who la her guest.
Misa Viola Cahn will give a dancing party
Tuesday evening at her home. Twenty
fourth and Farnam streets, for her guest,
Miss Guthman of Chicago, who arrives to
day. Mra. Thomas Rogers haa issued invita
tions for a supper Friday evening. Decem
ber 29, In honor of her daughter, Miss Mary
Alice Rogers, and Miss Florence Wyman of
One of the much anticipated events of
the week by the little people and their
mothera as well, la the children's cotillion
to be given Saturday afternoon at Cham
ber's academy. '
One of the new card clubs to be known as
the West End Card club will meet Monday
afternoon to organize, at the home of Mra.
Harry Brown. The club will meet to play
the following Wednesday.
The first of a aeries of dancing parties
which will extend through the holidays
will be given Thursday evening by Mrs.
J. H. Pratt and Mra. Frank Johnson at
Chamber's academy in honor of their
daughters, Misa Laura Montgomery and
Miss Marlon Johnson. The dance is not
to be the occasion of the formal introduc
tion of these young women neither of
whom are yet in society, but merely an
entertainment for the young people who
will be at horns from school for the holidays.
During the coming week to give the people of Omaha the greatest bar
gains ever offered in this city. Our entire exclusive line of Opera Glasses,
Bags and Handles, Lorgrettes, etc., will be sold at prices from 25 to 33 1-3
below regular. Your inspection invited. We have determined not to carry
over till next season a single article of this description. We arc direct im
porters of these goods and have a complete line of LeMaire, Colmont, Mar
chand, Chevalier, Jena and Iris Opera Glasses in exclusive designs. Tlieso
glasses have all been tested by us and are sold under our positive guarantee.
OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL XMAS
Columbian Optical Co
211 S. Sixteenth St., Omaha
3ff aiWUiiiiiji.Sitlli;iillliiuaj ill I'
409 S. IftUl JStrX
Mr. Georr N. Hicks and family are occu
pying their new home at Thirty-eighth and
The marriage of Mr. James A. Fltspatrlck
of Milwaukee, formerly of Omaha, to Miss
Kathryn Reardon of that city, will he
solemnized at St. Patrick's church, Mil
waukee, on December 27.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gannett are occu
pying the Hozle Clark house during Mra.
Squire's absence in New York and while
they ara awaiting the completion of their
own realdence at Fortieth atreet and Dewey
Mr. and Mra. John A. McShane and fam
ily took possession of their new home on
i South Thirty-seventh street the first of
last week. This week Mr. and Mrs. E. L
Lomaz will move into the house on Dodge
street vacated by Mr. and Mra. McShane.
The wedding of Miss Idella Louise Ham
lin tn Mr. Charles C. George of Omaha was
Chicago, at J o'clock Thursday afternoon.
The guest Hat was small, only a few
friends and relativea wltnekslng the cere
mony, which waa followed by a wedding
aupper. Mr. and Mrs. George left that
vening for their wedding trip and will be
at home In Omaha upon their return.
Mlsa Dolly Pollack arrived Saturday
morning from Chicago to take the poeitlon
of nurse In charge of Wise Memorial hos
pital. She is a graduate of the Johns Hop-
Come anil Go Cioaalp.
Mrs. Edward P. Peck has returned from
a brief visit In Chicago.
Miss Helen Runyan la expected home
from Vassar college Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wllklns spent a
few days of last week in Chicago.
Mrs. II. D. Neely has returned from a
two week's visit in New York City.
Miss Spratlin and Miss Anderson of Den
ver have gone to Chicago for a few days.
Captain Schlndell of Philadelphia Is visit
ing his old schoolmate, Mr. Howard Bald
rlge. Mrs. S. C. Maynard of Grand Junction. la..
Is the guest of her brother, Mr. Royal D.
Mrs. John S. Brady and Mlsa Brady re
turned Thursday from a brief visit to
Miss Helen Rlbble Is expected home from
Smith college about December 21 for the
Major and Mra. C. R.. Noyes returned
last week from a visit of several weeks
lit the east.
Mrs. Charles Wills and daughter of Red
Oak. Ia., are guests of Mrs. Will's brother,
Mr. G. W. Templeton.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Parker and daughters
of Denver are guests of Mr. William Parker
and hla mother for the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. George Chrlstlancy of New
York ore expected Tuesday to spend Christ
mas with Mr. and Mrs. Guy Barton.
Mrs. S. D. Barkalow spent part of last
week at Arbor Lodge, Nebraska City, the
guest of Mrs. Joy Morton and Miss Mor
ton. Miss May Mahoney will return Saturday
from St. Paul, Minn., where she Is attend
ing school, to spend the holidays with her
Mr. and Mra. Thomas Mackleman arrived
Saturday morning to epend the holidays
with Mrs. Macklernan's mother, Mra. A. J.
Mr. John Caldwell Is expected home this
week from St. Paula achool for the holl
daya with his parents, Mr. and Mra. V. B.
Mrs. Thompson, who has been the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Vlerllng for the past
two weeks, returned to her home in Denver
Mr. Curtis Lindsay returned Saturday
morning from Armour Institute to spend
the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
8. W. Lindsay.
Mr. and Mrs. Wyman and Miss Wyman
of New York, will arrive this week to be
the guests of Mrs. E. W. Nash and family
over the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Allan B. Smith, who have
been visiting Captain and Mrs. Clarence
Richmond Day at Fort Hauchuca, Aris.,
have returned home.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Jackson of Oskosh,
Wis., are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey
Jackson expecting to remain until after
the first of the year.
Miss Katherine McClanahan will return
from Lasel seminary Monday morning to
spend the holidays with her parents, Dr.
and Mrs. McClanahan.
Miss Pearl Bryson who has been the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Bryson for
several weeks, returned to her, home in
Davenport, la., Saturday.
Mr. Stanley Rosewater will return from
the University of Michigan December 23
to spend the holidays with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Rosewater.
Mrs. Caldwell arrived last week from Ti
oga. Pa., to visit her aona, Mr. Victor and
Mr. Sam Caldwell. Mrs. Victor Caldwell
met her at Chicago and returned with her.
Mrs. Charles A. Herbert and son Hs
well, arrived from New York Wednes
day to spend Christmas with Mrs. Her
bert's parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Lemiat.
Mr. and Mra. U. Leslie Newman will
leave Tuesday for Columbua, Ga., where
they will spend the holidays with their
WHERE QUALITY COUNTS WE WIN
The Holiday Preparation Are Complete and Our Store
is Kich in Gift Sug-g-estions
Christy, Fisher and Gilbert Pictures
Buy Now while Our Stock Is Complete
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220 and 222 South Sixteenth Street
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Watches, Cut Q!ass, Silver-
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Goods Retailed at Wholesals Prices
2 405 South 15th Street.
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The most desirable and
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We have them in all the
latest shapes tnd popu
This week we will close out all our stock
of Jackets, Caves, Collarettes and Scarf a
REGARDLESS OF COST.
Prices will surprise you
for fine goods.
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IN THE CITY
Dainty Xmas Books. 25c50c
Continued oo Ma to Pge)
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