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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 2, 1910)
T1IK OMAHA SUNDAY JAXUATtY 2. 1010.
A Woman's World
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'I M I wnmiin wields her gn-iitrst
mM fKS( Illation unl power, tiai-kf-d
by wrullh, r i-fl 10 luxury slid
Iho purniilt of pleasure, ami If
suddenly ftite 1m lil al your feet b fortune of
Jtf0 OOO.OfiO to manage, wlmt would you do?
Go right on pursuing more, extc a vHK'int
plcar,uie, plunging more d cjJy Into lux
ury, rTokliiR ni'W Korlal world to conquer?
Perhaps, inn not If yon were a Kir: like
Hie whom fate tins tlniH recently envel
oped Willi a mantle of enormous wraith;
for she lb a real American xirl. ppiiiiKlntc
from Kood. old-fashioned American Mock,
believing firmly In hrr doty to the In
illvidiinl mid to the community, and fully,
alive to her grave responHlldltlesi. "
Surli m, Kil l I Mary Han limin, ho. It I j
believed, sharcH with her dead father's
closest men friend." and advisers the secret!
of currvlntr out tin- late financier's wishes,
nay the Cleveland Plain Healer.
I'M ward II. IIiiitIiiihii left iIh mighty
fortune, renl and pei poiuiI. unbroken by so
much ii m a tiny bequest, to tils wife, who
was Mary AmtII: of ItuchcstcT. N. Y. It
Is her to nic or to hold, hem to divide
or retain IiiI.h I. 'hers to low or to Increase.
Hut to a wo'iinii of Mrs. I Ian IniHii'n tem
perament, ill.-dnetly feminine; above nil
Ih in km " devoted wife nnd mother, the
burden of managing Hiuh a foitunc would
prove beyond hr strength, especially In
Jier first hours of gil f. for a happ.er couple
th. in Mr. and Mis. Ilarrlnian naa seldom
The Husseil Shrc fortune is managed by
a syndicate or committee, working under
Alia. Sage's directions to tarry out every
wish of the one-time wizard of Wa I street.
The llaiiiman fortune promises to be man
aged In rry much the name way, but by
Individuals appointed by the widow.
The eldest son, Walter Averill Harriinnn,
Just out of college, la studying practical
jallroading In order to safeguard the
family's enormous railroad holdings.
Cornelia, the eldest daughter. Is married
to Itobcil 1.. Gerry, and Is a gentle,
Wcmanly type, willing to leave all bust
Iiiss responsibilities renting upon the
shoulders of her husband, a son of Com
modore Eldrldge T. (Jerry. Miss Carol,
the fourth child, Ih Just out of her teens,
her debut in society deferred by her
father's unfortunate death, while Roland,
the fifth child, is preparing for college.
This leaves the second daughter, Mary,
the real rock of strength upon which
tlie mother will lean in currying out her
liusbbnds's wishes. And Mury llarriman
will turn her buck on social conquests,
on tlie pleasures which wealth can buy,
on her many civic and philanthropic, In
terests, to help her mother carry the
burden and administer the expenditure of
a fortune of upward of $60,000,000.
This girl, who will touch in a dozen
ways the fortunes of the family. Is of
medium height, admirable carriage, with
determination written in every line ot
face and figure. She has a clear olive
complexion, regular but not striking fea
ture)), dark brown hair and eyes a triflo
lighter. Jn speech she is incisive, often
abrupt. She reaches conclusions quickly
and often makes mistakes which she is
alow to admit, but quick to undo, dis
playing resourcefulness rather than great
caution, a fault which time, with great
responsibility, will eliminate. Un the
other hand she is intensely practical
and business-llk", always Just and fair.
She has inherited much of her father's
indomitable spirit and marvellous capac
ity for securing results, while her sisters
have the more domestic and social traits
of their mother.
Mrs. llarriman was regarded by all who
knew her as an ideal wile, helping her
husband by saving his nervous strength
and sparing him all petty domestic annoy
ances. In the administration of household
and social affairs It has always been to
the daughter Mary that eh turned for
practical help. It was Mary who audited
Hccounta and cut down bills and O. K'd
statement for the dead financier! final
inflection and payment. In the last hard
light for the life of husband and father
it was Mary's resourcefulness and practical
ability which never failed the brave wife.
And iibw it Is Mary whose will and. execu
tive ability have taken th helm in the
mountain retreat of the Harrlman family,
Mary llarriman ha been trained well for
her task. Hers ha been essentially an
outdoor life, which account for her per
fect health, her dear eye, her fine com
plexion, a well as her steady hand.
Want m Winter Campers
Every winter more and more women are
going north to camp in the pine woods and
to hunt moose and deer during the snowy
season, reports the Duluth News.
Tula la not so much of a handicap a it
sounds. In tho first place the cold, al
though in some case 80 degree below
sero, 1 a dry cold, and therefore exhilara
ting and not depressing; secondly, moose
and doer are far easier to track and over
take when the snow is on the ground, as
they cannot move so fast. Then, too,
camping in a log cabin is a much snugger
arrangement than in a tent, and there are
far worse things than eating hearty camp
cooking done over a roaring fire when the
snow is so cold it sing under your feet and
appetites are ot tlie keenest.
Women will not mind the cold any more
than men if they dress properly for It, and
right here let it be said that skirts are en
tirely out of place. They are no protection
against cold wind or dampness. The
proper costume Is one of blanketing or
chamios, or even waterproof wool tweed,
but made with loose knickerbockers, and
knee or lilp ''boot. These should be lined
with fur or felt, and a woollen union suit
and stocking should be worn. A great
coat lined with squirrel or opossum, or a
uiuskrat fur coat is also good for very
cold days, but the test thing is to wear m
chamois or fur lining to the half-fitted
Jacket or the suit, as a long fur coat i a
clumsy thing when hunting.
The woman camper should take plenty
of cold cream, but no other adjuncts to
beauty except a pair of old gloves to wear
at night over her vaseline-rubbed hands.
She will find a man's fur cap with car
flaps the most comfortable for wear, and
she should remember that she Is going into
the north woods for health and solid man's
sport and should dress accordingly and
take things as they come cheerfully and
like a good fellow.
Price uf Women's Hats.
The importance of feminine headgear is
an old story In muny lauds, relate tho
American lteglster of Loudon, but In pone
is it more interesting than in Fiance,
where from time Immemoriul the women
of all classes seem to have given it their
The Kmpress Eugenie and the Princess
Mathllde, It is well known, were never
women to waste money on frivolities such
as poufs seiitlmentales, although the de
scendant of Worth, tit first man dress
maker In Paris, has many souvenirs of th
Kmpress Kugeniu's patronugn of their
house in Its early days. At that time $40
was a very high price to pay for a bonnet,
ud In the records of a fasliionable woman
of the day are the following details: A
white straw bonnet trimmed with lavender
ribbon and rosebuds, $'.); a wreath of
roses for evening wear, $i.40. and a night
cap of fine lace and lawn, $5.
Compare any of these prices with those
See Last Page First
Grand Clearing Sale
White Goods Sale.
All the Men's and Boys
Plain and Fancy,
worth up rv
rt$io: 25 c
OUR ENTIRE STOCK SACRIFICED EVERYTHING MUST GO AT ONCE
This is our great clearing sale that everybody has been waiting for It is the grandest chance
ever offered to buy things you need at prices lower than they will be offered later in season
tluMiie.r.s spl.50 iiml $12
Sweater (1oats very well
made, at sin'olal, (IQ
All tho men's hand made
wool Sweater (Aats and
Vests, worth up 550
AH the Men's 25c and
(Plain and fancy colors,
Men's 10c and 15c
Any Winter Cap
in Our Entire Stock.
up to $2.00,
Men's Silk Reefers
Worth up to $1;
special for clear
ing sale, each
These are resculnr
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.hm. UMIIIV IIIUL- Pa
flers, whieh wo y
offer at, each
Men's and BoysL
Men's and Boys'
Worth up a m
to 50c per Jjp
pair, at, pr,JLe''
Men's wool and fleeced
undershirts worth up
Glen's fine wool uiuler-
shirts and drawers
worth up to
All the men's wool and silk and wool
union suits worth $.".r0 to $50
ALL THE MEN'S
Flannel and Madras, col
lar attached or separate.
Worth up jf
to $1.50, J)J(J
All the men's and boys'
shirts, madras and Jersey
shirts, worth to y C
75e, at, each
All the men's and boys'
shirts, worth to 1
5c, at, each,
Men's Outing Flannel
Pyjamas, worth up
to $4, at
$1.50 to $2.0
Men's Outing Flannel
NJglit Shirts, worth
up to $2.00, at
75c to $1,50
T All the Men's Imported
I VV, All new styles and new
x Vv. i Worth up to T
All the men's high grade
shirts, worth to QOn
$2.50, at, each. . . OC
Men's $1.50 and $2.00
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of today, and it will be Been that tho In
crease of late years is considerable. The
feather hats ot lust season were sold for
enormous prices, some being as much as
)200, and none being- under $00; the most
simple of morning hats run between IJ)
and and an evening coiffure can quite
easily mount up to HO.
Yet It cannot be that material is to very
much dearer, for the same old record tells
us that broad satin ribbon cost from 3
cents to 10 cents a yard, while crepe (4.
and feathers varied between 19 and fc.0.
It must be, therefore, that ,the work girls
are better paid than they were, and in this
case we can have Holding to sayt unfor
tunately, however, higher wages always
create new wants, and there Is the same
tory of poverty to be told all over again.
The M sraKW-heet Helms.
Mi.xs Jennie Crocker of Han Francisco Is
tho real heiress of the west, and all other
young women of money and millions are
merely fractional luminaries, asserts tlie
HoKton Herald. Mix Crocker has tl0.Uti.0UO,
plus prohubly a mll luii or two more und
suine pearl nec-klaces.
Miss Crokcr inherited lO.OW.td'O iom the
estate of her father, the late Fred Croker.
On the death of her sister, Mrs. Mary
Croker Harrison, she Inherited nearly
12,000,000, and now, from the estate of her
uncle, George Croker, who died in New
York last month, she will Inherit about
J3.0sk.0U0. This makes $10,000,000 easily.
Hut added to that Is the mutter of the
increase, what tlie British parliamentar
ians are now. In the ianguace of Henry
Oeuigc, calling "the unearned Increment."
Tho unearned and the hard earned incre
ment of Miss Crocker's fortune Is several
millions, fur the Crocker estate company
shrewdly Invests 1U money where It will
earn dividends, and the properties It holds
In Pan Franclsoo and elsewhere are busy
multiplying the fortune of the California
So Miss Crocker can, afford to lose pearl
necklaces with Impunity. Even If the
necklaces were not found on the following
day Mls Crocker could lose 300 of the
baubles to the value of $30,000, Jewe's she
mlbplHced a few months ago and rtlll have
$1,0U0.0U) or so to Invest in polo poples and
Her brother, Charlen Templeton Crocker,
Is practically as rich as is his sister.
Ideal II owe Life la New Zealand.
Tlie women all vote in New Zealand,
and have done so for years, but they are
beautifully feminine, nevertheless, declares
a writer in Putnam's Magazine. They
have a home life that Is Ideal and th. y
belong to it. It is seldom that a woman
speaks at a political meeting and when she
does It usually transpires that, she is a
visiting American or Kugllsh advocate.
They say they are too busy with domestic
affairs to caro to hold public offices, but
no Vxj,... .; Jn the world are better lnformr-d
on political affairs. They do no end of
IMjlitical work among themselves, at elec
tion time. In the way of party tea to win
over doubtful votes. Every woman over
21, who has renlded in the electorate, has a
vote, whether native or white, and uses It,
as a rule. Lady Ward, wife of the premier,
says that the reason the women of New
Zealand have so much time for politics Is
because they are not burdened with the
philanthropic work of other nations. Hos
pitals, veterans' homes and orphanages,
chiefly governmental seem to afford all
the relief required in a land without poor.
Tho educational opportunities of New
Zealand are not excelled anywhere, but
co-education, even in the hiKh schools, is
not popular. The professions are open to
women and there are a lot of doctors and
lawyers among them. Hut Lady Ward Is
correct in saying that the women of New
Zealand art) exceptionally feminine and the
homes ideally domestic.
Work for Hue Young; Woman.
There Is no more exceptional educational
Institution lit America than tlie Kerry
schoo'. for mountain whites, near ltome,
Ga., and yet the whole work grew out of
a Utile Hunday school that M Ism Martha
Berry established In the muuntaiiis near
Possum Trot, Ga., less than ten years ago.
At that time Miss Berry was residing on
an estate which, according to Human Life,
was all that was left of tlie fortune of the
southern family Ui which she belonged. In
taking her walks she was Impressed by the
desolate condition of trie1 mountain children.
Their parents, w ho wi re too poor to sup
ply them with anything more than the
barest necessities of life, and they were
growing up In utter indifference to every
thing pertaining to education. To remedy
this to a small degree she Invited a num
ber of them to meet her every Sunday at a
little cabin she owned, and fliere under
took to teach them a few ot the things
they most needed to know.
At the time Miss Berry had no thought
of establishing a permanent school. In
stead of being a temporary affair, how
ever, the school soon made itself an in
stitution practically without any effort on
her part. So far as the chi dreti of tlie
"poor whites" were concerned they not only
crowded her cabin to more than its full
capacity every Sunday but they finally
came to her with tlie request that a day
si hool be added.
For a time It looked as if the move
ment had come to a point beyond which
it could not go, but finally Miss Berry
screwed up sufficient courage to make a
trip to the north that she might tell some
of the rich philanthropies about her
"poor white" boys and her mountain
ll was an Interesting story that she
had to tell, and she told it so well that
the went back to her pupils with funds
sufficient not only to maintain tlie school,
but to enlarge It. Today the school has
1,000 acres of land, much of' it under
cultivation, and several flue buildings, In
which fifteen teaches are .kept busy In
structing the 150 pupils, not only in tlie
studies of the ordinary school, but In the
useful trades as well. Minn Berry Is now
engaged In raising an endowment fund suf
ficient to supiHirt it and had already se
cured $25,000 each, from Andrew Carnegie
and Mrs. Ituwll Sukc
that About Women.
Gertrude K. Curtis of Bradford. Pa.,-Is
the first colored woman dentist. She
passed the final examination in the Col
lege of Uental Surgery, in Philadelphia,
with high honors, and Intends to begin
active practice without delay. She be
lle.ves dentistry Is one of tlie best profes
sions for women and has encouraged sev
eral colored girls to take up the study.
Mrs. Kady C. llrownell is the only regu
larly enlisted woman In the I nlted Slates.
She Joined the llifle Guards of Providence
U. 1., by a special permit from Governor)
SpraKtin, and. with her husband, went to
the front in 1HM. Both husband and wife
were in the battle of Bull Hun and Mrs
Brownell was wounded. She is now the
color sergeant of tlie United States Army
Veterans of the Civil War, and her Kith
birthday la to be celebrated this week at
the Juinel mansion, ou Washington HelghU.
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