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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 23, 1911)
TI1K BKK: OMAHA. SATURDAY, DKCKMBKU 2.1. 1911.
HEARTS AND PURSES OPENED
A ecnri atari C... 1.
ft Of fen to Helo Poor.
LIBERAL CHECKS PSESENTEP
Initiations Crane from nj1llr of
CtJr, While on Othrr Hand
Onubini nrapontl More
Ueneroaalr Thna V.rrr.
"We rp swamped with donations from
people who want to help somebody," nay
Mls Ida V. Jont cf the Associated
"We have received cherkg from people
In other states asking that money be used
to help those who would reeetve little or
no Christmas cher. Omaha people have
leen more than generous. They have
telephoned this office for names of needy
families and have even co-operated with
us by Koln In search of those who
might have been overlooked."
A prominent business man went out on
nueli a mission. He found a family he
thought he could help. He telephoned the
Associated Charities and discovered the
amlly was listed for a basket of food
things Christmas day. "Just forget It,"
aid the business man. "I will take care
of them." And he did not wait until
Christmas, but went forthwith to a
grocery store and ordered a generous bill
aent around at ence.' "And I'll see that
they get more on Christmas day and
that the kiddies have some presents, too,"
One man who has made much money In
business in the city, but does not make
a great display of charity, although he
Is godfather to many children, sent the
charities a fat check. "I have heard,"
lie wrote, "that aome of the old people
are about to be overlooked. Now, if you
need any more money Just let me know
and you'll get it." But there were so
many men like him that hi a offer to
jilve more had to be refused, as enough
had already -been given.'
Help from Other Mates.
Over In Iowa Is a famfly with relatives
In Omaha, These relatives do not ac
cept ehurlty, but they are not always
able to drive the wolf from the door. So
the head of the famlty in Iowa mailed a
check to the Associated Charities and
asked them to "make these people a
".see that 100 kids are given presents,"
wrote one Omaha man and folded In the
letter was a check that made the Char
ities gasp. Miss Jonls called him up by
telephone and asked it he had any prefer
ence or suggestions, but he did not, and
left the matter solely with the Charities.
A woman telephoned Miss Jonts from
Fort Crook and said: "I want to do
something for somebody on Christmas.
C'jun't you help me out. A-nd my slater
also wants to help." Miss Jorrts gave
them a list of families who would re
ceive no presents and the two good
women at once began their mission of
rovidlng good cheer for the more un
"It is so hard to find those who really
need something and whom you could
help on Christmas day," complained one
woman over the telephone. She was
given the names and addresses of some
poor people.' and at once telephoned her
grocer that her account was open to
them and to see that they bought gen
erously. ' ...
.-' ' Office Force la Baay.
Miss'johtz and 'the office ' force' con
sisting of Miss Matilda Tost, "Freda
1!mme, Miss Josephine Rhoden, Miss
Cruce Parson and the volunteer helpers,
Mrs. H. Lloyd and her daughter. Miss
Ulllan Lloyd, and the South -Omaha of
fice, in charge of Miss Maud Cloud and
Mrs. M. Bourne and Mrs. Ellen 'Finch
have been working night and day to
rack- the toys and the other gifts and
When Christina Is over each doner
will receive a statement of where the
money given was spent and how and
where gifts were made. No, needy family
will be greeted by old Santy more than
onoe.as the various charitable organlta-
ona have prepared lists and compared
South Omaha Police
Operated from There
Thomas deary, 324 North Twenty-fifth
ti-eet, and the South Omaha police are
persoaded now that John J. MoNamara
and Ortle McManlga were In this vicin
ity last March near or about the time
Vhen the county court house was blown
The men who were In this city at the
time called upon Geary and made ar
langementawlth him for renting a store
room at 324 North Twenty-sixth street.
AVIth the understanding that they were to
look over the place and see whether It
was fit for their purpose the two Stran
gers obtained the key of the place from
The key was not returned and Geary
notified the police, who made a careful
Investigation Of the premises. Nothing in
criminating was discovered, though later
It was said that an officer found a piece
f fuse and some oil paper in the place.
This, taken with the fact that the two
m angers were said to have carried grips
nd that they worked for a night or two
in the place, has led to the suspicion
that MoNamara and , McManlgal may
have made South Omaha one - of their
Local labor leaders, who are personally
acquainted with McNamara and McMant
gal, scout the Idea that the dynamiters
were here last March or any other time
vlthout the fact being known to some of
the labor men at least.
Negro Saves Life
in Sudden Plunge
Through Thin Air
Fred, Gates, a negro, known as "Golden
Gate," employed as a laborer on the new
Woodmen of the World building, saved
himself from certain death Thursday night
by grasping an Iron rod on the second
floor of the building after he had fallen
two stories from a scaffold, which gave
way beneath him while he was working
(in the fourth floor.
Uates, who had been working on the
scaffold all afternoon, was lowering it by j
the hand pulleys about (.46 o'clock, when j
the. cable broke ana one end or the scar
fold dropped. Gates shot downward, feet
first, and, as he was going by the nccund
floor he granped an iron rod which was
extending out over the side of the build
ing, lie managed to hang oil to the rod
until a fellow workman on the second
floor assisted him to safety.
THR VIRGINIAN. By Owen Wlster.
'OS l'p. 11.50. The Macmlllan company.
A new Illustrated edition, which Is a
teottmonial to the wide appeal of the
story. The drawings are by Charles M.
Russell and Frederick Remington, and
breathe the real atmosphere of the story.
JANE DAWSON. Mv Will N. Harben.
364 I'n. $1.30. Harper & Brothers.
Jano l'anson injured In her youth by
a rich man who lives to match son ver
sus son with him. The typical Georgia
rural community is here In all its plc
luresqueness and charm. The story is
also one of that rare kind in which re
ligious sentiment Is a real human factor.
I FASTEN A BRACELET. By David
Potter. 273 Pp. $1.. J. R. Llpplncott
In this breeiy, out-of-doors romance,
a mysterious situation Is developed,
which holds tho reader In suspense
and we arc kept wondering why Nell
!utphen, the charming heroine, should
be under an obligation of obedience to
Craig Schuyler, until we reach the un
usual climax of this stirring tale.
THE QUEST OF THE SILVER
FLEECE. By W. E. B. Du Bois. 44 Pp.
.I.&. A. C. McClurg Ac Company.
The story Is laid In the south and In
Washington, and not only shows the
struggles of ten against impossible odds
-of the negro who aspires to develop
his personality, but shows the economic
roots of many of the Injustices which
stand between the negro and the open
sky of real freedom.
SEEING THE WORLD. By Ascott
R. Hope. 2f Pp. 31.60. Dana Estes &
This Is an Interesting tale of a little
Tyrolei-e goatherd, who after being abused
and discharged by his master, started
out to see the world on his own hook.
He met many adventures along the road,
had frequent hairbreadth escapes and
finally arrived in London.
AT GOOD OLD STWASH. By George
Fitch. 309 Pp. 3L25. Little, Brown &
Rollicking reminiscences of under
graduate days at Siwaah college, sup
posedly ' "half a day from Chicago by
parlor car." Fraternity Initiations, foot
ball coaching and gridiron contests, the
distressing results to undergradua'tee
of faculty Interest in athletics, the seem
ing unreasonableness of the local police,
the various means by which college boys
relieve dull monotony and escape the
consequences, the world as it appears
to them before and after graduation, etc.,
afford intensely funny stories.
TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DATS. By
Thomas Hughes. 376 Pp. $1.60. Harper
There is an Introduction by W. D.
Howells, ana the Illustrations were made
at Rugby school by Louis Rhead.
SCOUTING FOR LIGHT HORSE
HARRY. By John Preston True. 332
Pp. $1.50. Little, Brown & Company.
The author narrates the adventures of
young Thomas Ludlow from the time
when he won his spurs at Bunker Hill
to his appointment to his first command
at the hands of General Washington,
laier on aeaung wun bis exploits as a
captain of scouts under Colonel Harry
Lee. ' .
THE HEALER. By Robert Herrlek.
$1.85. McMillan A Company.
Somewhat unconventional In tone, Its
logical development and conclusion make
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the book seem like a lilt of real life.
I The "Healer" Is a brilliant doctor, whose
early progress among conventional con
ditions has been Interrupted by passion's
l mistakes. Instead of seeking a hermitage
as In the olden time, he betnkes himself
to the wilds, where he achieves a mys
tical reputation as a healer. An acci
dent to a young woman, whose half un
conscious appeal confuses the "Healer's"
savage conception of modern life, almost
persuades his return to civilisation. The
reaction of these two characters upon
each otlier. the arrival of the other
woman, and the final adjustment, make
the story one of deep Import.
TITE FAR TRIl'Mril. Bv Elisabeth
De)eans. 374 Pp. 11.25. J. U. Upplncott
A romance of modern American life.
The scene Is laid In the Cumberland
mountains, and the reader's Interest will
not flag from the moment of the open
ing of the story, when Esther's call "Soo-come-lee!"
echoes over the mountains.
The author touches on soma phases of
society of momentous Interest to women
and to men.
JACKIE BOY IN RAINBOW LAND. By
William L. Hill. M Pp. 11.25. Rand
McNally 4k Company.
No child who has read this story need
fear the shadow on the wall, nor the
weird creatures that fly at night, for
the witch proves herself the boon com
panion of a little boy who went to bed!
EDDA AND THE OAK. By Ella AV.
Peattle. 134 Pp. 31. 25. Rand, McNally
This quaint little girl finds no end of
revels and responsibilities In the old
fashioned garden. There are mad-cup
pranks and earnest endeavors every child
will appreclste. '
CHATTERBOX FOR 1911. 412 Pd. U.K.
Dana Estes & Company.
This volume contains about forty short
stories with Illustrations, anecdotes, nat
ural history papers, poetry and articles
of general information.
KITTENS AND CATS. By Eulalle Os
good Grover. 80 Pp. 76 cents. Houghton
The queen of the kitten country gives
a party In her palace to which she . In
vites all the cats and kittens. The guests
have many interesting haps and mishaps
which are Illustrated by two score di
verting photographs, many of them In
THE SEA FAIRIES. B.r L. Frank
Baura. 240 Pp. $1.25. The Rellly-Brltton
The author takes the children on a
most exciting expedition through, the
ocean depths. Illustrated In color by
John R. Nelll.
THE PRINCESS KALLISTO. Bv Wil
liam. Dana Orcult. 13 Pp. $1.60. Harper
In this attractive book of fairy tales Is
told how the Princess Kalllston, together
with the determination and perseverance
of Prince Bootes, overcame the evil ef
fects of the sun's jealousy; how Pattiklns
and the Sea Maiden both learn the lesson
of contentment, and how Prlnoe Otto wins
the Princess of the Rainbow and learns
the secret of the rainbow's colors.
THE GARDEN OF HEARTS DE
LIGHT. By Ida M. Huntington. 167 Pp.
$1.26. Rand, McNally & Co.
Delight Is a charming little girl who" at
her birth was presented by the fairiea
with a pair of fairy spectacles, enabling
her to see with understanding eyes the
wonders of nature.,
Julia Brown. 136 Pp.
Nally & Co.
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boailug, batliinr, Aihlnr. mo
tortus are lo lull swing titers.
where good prevails and every evil, fear
lessly met, vanishes Into nolhlnaness. "Bo
long as you do not fear no harm can
come to you" Inspires the prince to over
come the threatenlnr danirers of the en
chanted forest and restore a princess lo
her natural form.
THE LAND OF PLAY. By Sara Taw-
ney Lefferts. 126 Pp. Cupples A Leon
A volume of verses, rhymes and stories
for the children. Illustrated In color.
CALDWELL'S HOYS AND GIRL8 AT
HOME. H. M. Caldwell Co.
Short stories, rhymes and verses. Il
lustrated in color.
THK ROSE FAIRIES. Bv Olivia Mc
Cnbe. 1W pp. $1.26. Rand. McNally A
Six fairy stories, the kind children de
light to read, make up this volume.
Actor Folk to Have
. a Christmas Tree
E. L. Johnson, manager of the Gayety
theater, has arranged for the Gayety'l
yearly banquet and Christmas tree on
Christmas night at 11:30, Immediately fol
lowing the performance. The dinner will
be given by Mod Messing, representing
Gordon North, and manager of "The
Passing Tarade" and by the Gayety
Theater company. Tables will be set on
the stage and the hungriest bunch that
ever graced a festive feed will gather
about the board on the Gayety stage that
ARE SLOWLY RECOVERING
Alvin Smith and Henry Borsky, the two
chauffeurs who were Injured in an auto
mobile wreck at Eighteenth and 1-oavrn-
worth streets early Thursday, are slowly
recovering at the hospital. Borsky, who
suffered a slight scalp wound, will be
able to leave the hospital today.
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The t'nloti Pacific h commenced cut
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line, with a considerable quantity shipped
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Fifty men have commenced rutting- Ice
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New Year's Fun
Four pages jammed full of colored comic pictures
from the greatest living humorous pen-artists. -
At the Seat of Government
with the country's legislators a chronicle of the
latest work of congross.
In Foreign Lands
Carpenter, famous description writer, provides
another of his famous human-interest lettors.
Greatest living creator of fashions, tells women
what they should wear to meet Fashion's latest
How to Retain Beauty
Mme. Cavnlicri, most famous living beauty, gives
more of her wonderful helpful hints.
Many other timely, exclosiyc features, and all ths news of ail the world
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