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THE OMAHA SUNDAY HKK: DKCTMHKIt 31. 1011.
Doing in the World
Officers of Pan-Hel
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MISS FAXXIK AriNOI.n, 'for
many years h"sd of musical
Instruction In the public
school!!, will uiva b (Hlk on
'VMM Void Cultute In the
I'ubltc Fchools" Tliursday af
ternoon at the meeting of the music dc
ipurtmmt of the Omaha Woman's club.
The mlacellalieoes musical program will
, be follows:
Plsno Pastorale J- Prarlatli-Ta iseig
rxx-iurne i 'nofia
ISopg Selected ,.
. Mrs. A. I. Itoo;.
Violin ltunrsrtan- I ru- . . ...K ler-Bcia
Was Ksle Ar.mn.
. f ong Attrellu Strauss
I Ml on Owenrlniir- Cxrlow.
Plsna Cavalier Kn.nl&'tr Oodnrrt
; Miss wcid.
Peng-elected , ,
I VM1 Meditation Mfcsene;
Seng !! Xoreiy T-i?zt
-Ml. 1 a r I' i ' . .
1 The oratory department of the Woman's
rlub will give thn first act of ll"KUnd'a
"The Roman re r" Tur-sdsy momlre; In
the studio of Miss Lillian Fitch, K-ader.
Parts will be tafcen hy Mrs. tlrsnt Wil
liams, Mrs. A. M. f-1 1 ol 1. it if. Km
manuel Oehrle, Mra. .lean Johnson and
Mlas Cirace Conklln.
Mrs. Anna Ia?ear-Alun will give the
fifth of her aeries of dramullc recitals
toiler the auspices of the Woman's club
Mid Miss Ulllan Fitch at the Metropoli
tan Wednesday affrtoon at 4 o'clock.
The play given will be "The I'ljier," the
hakesiearean play by I 'en body.
"The American Woman's lesg-iie will
n.eet Thursday afternoon at the Woman's
exchange In the Hoard of Trade building.
The Omaha Woman Suffrage society
will meet Wednesday afternoon at the
, Young; Women's Christian essmlatlon to
make resolutions for the new year reso
lutions of ft auffragettlsh nature.
The Imogen club of Florence will con
tinue the study of Hliakespeare'a "As
(Tou Like It" Thursday at the home of
Mrs, X II. Price. Mrs. C. C. Crawford
will be assisting hostess. Mrs. M. C. Cos
end Mrs. C. P. iUcJiardso wilt report on
' current events.
I A full attendance Is desired at the buid
, nese meeting of the Woman's auxllllary
' of the St Rtephen'e Episcopal mission
Thursday afternoon at t o'clock at the
home of Mrs. W. II. Kenford. 41 Flor
The P. R. O. sisterhood will hold an all
day meeting Thursday at the home of
the president. Mrs. tJeorve II. Parr, The
sisterhood will prepare supper for the
women at tha County hospital and serve
It there In tha evening.
Mrs. R. E, McKelvy ef the civics com
mittee of the fCebraal; Federation of
Women's clubs will give talii on "Civ
les" at tha meeting of tha . Demon
Woman's club Thursday afternoon at the
homo of Mrs. IS. A. Bearaon. Mrs. U W.
Raber will have charge of tha current
Vhs Delta, Gamma sorority alumnae
will meet Friday at the home of Miss
J aa Backet u '
Mrs. M. B. Ixwrle will lead the meet
ing of tha Society or Fine Arts In the
study ef "The Development of Modern
Landscape" at yie public library Thurs
day morning. The paintings of John
c'rome. John Constable and Richard
Parks Eonlnrttn will ha studied.
Tha West Hide Woman's Christian
Temperance union will hold a business
meeting Wednesday afternoon at the
home of the president, Mrs. T. E. Brady.
. Kappa. Alpha Theia alumnae and active
I members who have been home from the
state university met Katiu-day afternoon
at the home of Miss Helen Bllah.
Robbed of Fur Coat
"3ee It's cold." chattered a shivering
tagamuffln as he scurried along North
Mlxteenth street Friday evening. While
thus muttering his lamentations he spied
a defenceless dummy standing In front of
t. Fonoraa's store at No. 609. and a
happy thought struck him. The dummy
didn't need the l fur coat It Wore, so
the shivering ragamuffin took advantage
of tha situation, leaving the dummy to
the merry of tha boreal blasts which
whistled through his slats. 1 Ftinoran was
furious when he reported the theft to the
potioe. They are now looking fur a man
with a fur overcoat.
No Big Paving Jobs
"for the Coming Year
City Engineer Craig predicts a decrease!
hi paving work for 1911 on account cf
the fact that tha streets are In good
(Onditlon. Petitions are being circulated
for sixteen or eighteen paving jobs and
most of them have the requisite number
of signers, but none of the Jobs are very
extensive. A few streets will, of neces
sity, ha r.epaved, as the pavement ts now
In ft state -approaching wnrthlrssness.
but the extensive paving ulcerations of
the year past and the year preceding have
eliminated tba necessity for any large
expenditures for the new year.
to Be Advertised
A list and description of unaddrcased
letters and packages mailed lu the Omaha
poetofflce Is being prepared and will be
pobllnhed In the hope that the senders
will rtcogulie their packages aad rail
Several hundred "nixies" were received
at the postoffica during the Christmas
iutb and many cf theee contain valuable
articles. In order that no mistake may
be made, tba pvstmattrr will make the
claimants give several samples of hand
writing as well as describe tha articles
iPostoff ice to Open
on New Year's Day
The poetoflce will remain open New
.Year's day until Buon. Carriers will all
maJta their regular deliverita In the
morning and the collectors will
the regular wets, day avUevUwua,
IIAPPV New Year!
I What will be your
jf" I f'T tl.o New Year?
ii i Tvrn iij navo a mono.
H !i leaily better than a net
of resolutions because the
hi. a curiin Insolent and eve ntually be
comes part of otic's ilnliy tliougbt. and
InHuenres one's life, of roure the ftintto
buflne lias r-en terribly overdone, but
that 14 :. iu.: tlicie hare been too
many of thei.i unrt there has not been one
pajlliiilar text tiiat shone forth. (You
remember that old popular song of some
fifteen years ago about "Ixive One Ao
other. What Is Home Without a Mother.
Are the Mottoes That Are llur.u L"(Hjn the
Wall," and so on).
The musical editor nf The flee has
adopted fur 101S this motto, and as he
retires from this work he leave it with
his readers. They csn, adopt It or not,
but it has proven to be a very wholesome
thought In the past.
The motto is this: "HuffUlent unto the
day Is the evil thereof."
If you prefer another reading of the
same motto. It Is this: "Every day has
trouble enough of Its own." (This you
will find in the Twentieth Century New
Or still another reading Is this: "Rar.h
day's evil Is enough for Itself." (This
version you will find In the "American
Or Mill another way you ran put It:
"Sufficient for the day Is Its own evil."
(This form Is the one contained In the
Byrlac New Testament translated from
the .I'rshllto vernlon.)
"Sufficient unto the diy Is the evil
Isn't it true, and true beyond question,
that almost the entire lot of our trouble
conies from relieving yesterday or the
pant, and fore-living tomorrow and the
future? It la ao true that we An't
really grasp the force of It. and It Is so
simple and ao evident that we cannot see
It we cannot see the trees for tha
wood" we are always going back over
what someone said to us or' did to us.
When? Oh, a month ago, a year ago. a
week ago 1 We should say: Whenf To
day No, nut today. Then let us not
discuss It. This la today, Teaterday was
yesterday. Yesterday's account Is
closed. Sufficient unto today Is the avll
And then we are aiiDrehenalve about
this future. "I must do some disagree
able duty," and su forth. Cheer up. you
may not have to do It. Just think you
may be lucky enough to break your leg,
In the meantime, and then you .won't
have to do anything hut just He there. Or
you may get run over by a milk wagon,
or dave an aeroplane fall on you. then
what would be the uso of all your worry
Sufficient linto Tomorrow la tha evil
thereof. Sufficient unto a Week from
Monday Is the evil of a Week from Mon
day. Think Jt over once In ft while!
And remember that there Is nothing
ild about "Sufficient unto the day Is
the good therflif." That Is different. Tou
may think of the good of yesterday and
of last week and of last year until you
are tired, and It will do you no harm.
You run antlcipute tha good, and fore-
live the good future, and dream of tha
good, that la coming to you. Surely) This
not forbidden. Keep thinking of the
good of thor past, present and future.
But just make It ft motto for 1913 that
'Sufficient unto . the day is the evil
If you want to read ft good book spend
tha price and tha time necessary for 'The
Musical Amateur" "A book on , the
human side of music." It is by Robert
I (avert i fk-hauffler and is published by
Houghton, Mifflin , Co. Don't deny
yourself this. It Is worth quoting from.
but It would take too much space.
Another good book for tha singer to
get Is "Correct Principles of Classical
Hinging," by Max Iletnrlch. (Lothrop, Lee
tt Hhepard). The chapter on choosing a
teacher la worth the price of the book,
and there are many musical Illustrations
and examples) which are welt worth while.
A contralto singing, "Ha Was Despised,"
had better be cirul to consult Kbeneser
IVoul'a full score of "The Messiah" be
fore accepting aa final some of Mr. Heln
rlch'a suggestions, and one ringing the
Hrahms excerpt from Opus 106 No. 1 had
better look up the German test for ac
curacy, but otherwise this book is wen
worth diligent study.
Baltsell's Dictionary of Musicians Is
one of the 1911 books on muslo which has
come from the Ditsoit Press of Boston.
This dictionary la concise In Its biograph
ical sketches and very particular to give
the correct pronounclatlon of the names
of the musicians of the past and present,
This is specially true of the Russian
composers and others whose names are
at first sight almost unpronouncable.
The Oliver Ditson people have here ft
neat, practical, up-to-date book which
should certainly find a place waiting
Another book on singing (and when will
they cease?) Is from the pen of W. E.
llaslam with a prefatory note signed by
him at Paris, July, l'.Ul. The publlaher
Is U. Kchlrmer, New York. Mr. Ilaslam's
convenient little book Is dedicated to
his pupils, onl it Is entitled "Style In
Singing." He gives soma very sound ad
vice and says many things 'which the
ambitious young singer will Ignore and
with the usual results! He aaya, "The
vocal education of many students Is now
adays hurried through with a hssto that
la, eoualUd only by the celerity with
which such anpirants tor lyric honors
return to obscurity."
There Is so nothing to be thankful for
In the last section. These meteors do
not burn Ion's. They are Boon out. But
another would-be singer Is disappointed
and aggrieved because the world did uot
rush to the opportunity offered to possess
Itself of the supposedly wonderful and
rkliculouKly over-praised lieglnner; and
alien Uryngills comes and ths public
does nut care and the doctor Is to be
Men, then Ihe singer so if ten blames
the affair to bad luck, or clln-.ale, and
never thinks of connecting the "hurried
education" which Mr. Haslsm mentions
with the "return to obscurity."
'The lyric artist." says Mr, llaslam,
who is gifted merely with ft beautiful
voice, over which he has acquired but
Imperfect control, Is at tha mercy of
every slight lndiap4ltiun that may tem
poral lly affect lh quality and sonority of
Ms Instrument. But he who Is a. "singer"
In the real and erllaiU) sense of the
word, he who hae acquired skill in the
vse of the votoe. Is armed at ail points
sgalnst accidents." Pome other good
things from Mr. HaIum' book a:e
"A genius li sometimes eccentric, but
eccentricity la not gemils."
"Vocal stuileritH should hear as many
good filmier a posnlle, but actually
Irr itate none."
"Joy Is a great tonic, and aits on the
vocal rords and mucous membranes as
does .in astringent; n brilliant and clear
iiuallty of voice In the result. (Jrlef or
lear. on the othi-r bund, being depressing
emotions, lower the vitality, ami the
ilebllltntlng Influence communicates to
the voice a dull and aomber character."
"An artistic singer will use his most
liowerful tones, as a painter employs his
most vivid colors sparingly."
"Perseverance, If allied to ability, can
"When the type of voice and the natu
ral temperament of the singer do not ac
cord aa sometimes hsppens he would be
unwise not to adhere to the wrnrk for
which Ms vocal means, not his prefer
ence, are best adapted."
(All pood vocal teachers Impresa this
point on their students, and alas, too
often the advice Is disregarded and
therein lies the chief cause of many
broken-down singers, and unemployed
We ofttimea hear a singer make this re
mark: "Well. If I can't tell how I sing.
If I can't hear my own voice, what's the
use of studying?" The following remark
of Mr. Hallam will show that he has met
such people, for he ssys: 'The singer
combines In himself both instrument and
performer; therefore he rarely. If ever,
hears himself quit as doea an
other person. 1,'ntll' possessed of the
ripened judgment gained by experience,
he would do well to bo guided In this
matter by one who, to the knowledge
required, adds taeta and discernment."
Here Is good counsel: "Never show
the Public what you cannot do."
e"t hen Earth's last concert Is over, and
subscriptions have ceased to be,
When the oldest artist can listen, and
the VOUnvcsl nrtfli? nan .
We shall reet. and talth, we shall need
It lie down for sn aeon or two,
Till the Master of All Onod Workmen
shall set us to Work anew.
And those that were good shall be happy,
mey snail sing lor a well-Iliied
They shall be In the beet condition, und
the audlnnra km allll an u mnuu'
They shall find great souls to elng for,
ann I'avui, ana jonn;
Tbey shall work for an age at a prac
tice, and never be tired, nor yawn.
And only the Master shall praise us, and
only tha Mauler ahull hlutna-
And no one ahull work for money, and
no one shall work fur fain'
But each for the ioy of the working.
and each. In hla MllaratM Blur
Shall sing the Thing as he sees It for
me uoa or -rmngs as Thev Are.
THOMAH J. KRI.I.V.
(With Apologlea to Mr. Klpllrjg.)
M astral Xeta.
The department of mimic of lh finish a
Woman's club, Kdlth U Wagoner, leader,
will meet at the Metropolitan rlub on
Thursday, January 4. at 8:16. The pro
gram will open with an addrees on "Child
Voice. Culture In the Public Bohools." by
Miss Fannie Arnold, who, by reason of
her work In the publle schools Is qualified
to speak with authority on the aubject.
The next mnetlna- of the Tuesday Morn.
Ing Musical club will take place Tuesday
evening. January 1, In the auditorium of
tha Young Women's Christian association.
Madame Oervllle-Reache. the celebrated
contralto, who la to give a recital Tues
day evening. January . at the First
Methndlst church, under tha management
of Miss Blanche florenaon, la said to be
one of the few grand ouera atnrs that
can give a satisfactory recital. The Loa
Angeles Lxpress aaya of her recital In
that rlty: "Those who did not hear the
Uervllle-Heache recital at etlmpeon audi
torium Inst night mliwd one of the
greatest song recitals In the musical his
tory or ix Angeles. Madame Uervllle
Heache's tonal resources are no less re
markable for Quality and ranae than for
dynamic iHisalbillties. Iist night she
made the spacious auditorium ring with
voluminous tones that farllv rent Ihe
building, yet In the tenderer moods nf
her song she attained the most exquisite
velvety tones. Madame Oerville-Keache
la an artist of fine histrionic ability, of
auperb temperamental endowment and
with ft mobile face and fine expressive
eyes, that respond with the voire to the
artistic emotions aroused by the inter
pretative conceptions of the singer."
The seat sale will open Wednesday, Jan
uary I, at tha A. liospe company, and
Miss Borenson will fill mall orders.
Mrs. Mabelle Crawford Welpton will give
a scong recital and Madame Auguat M.
Borgluin will be the accompanist.
A Krlfthtfal Kxsierieuce
with biliousness, malaria and constipa
tion Is quickly overoome by taking Dr.
King s New Life Pills. Only ::c. For sale
by Beaton Drug Co.
V Jf: - All t 7
National sorority members residing In
Omaha and neurby Nebraska towns and
In Council Bluffs mat at luncheon Friday
at the Ne-v Hamilton cafe and organized
a Permanent society. Miss Zola Del
locker, ft member of Knppa Alpha Theta
and a graduate of the I'nlversity of
Nebraska, was elected president. Mrs.
D. D. Arnold of Gamma Phi Beta and a
graduate of the I'nlversity of Michigan,
was chosen vice president. Miss Louise
Htenger of Alpha Phi and the Nebraska
university was mndo secretary and treas
urer. These young women have been active
leaders In tho work of the colleges and
societies for a long time and are thor
oughly acquainted with the various
phases of the woman's movement. It is
the purpose of the society to further In
all ways the rauso of higher education
for woman, but to look .after the other
matters of concern peculiar to their sex
will also be part of their business.
i.- " a-.
L n.'.a'..., l':' -A.., .or ni.
AMELIA RASMl SKEN.
Osceola, Superlnteiitlent-Klcct of
(Continued from rage One.)
means a good deal of work where It la
carried out with faithfulness and dili
gence. Even In the case of schools giving
three or four years of high school work,
the county superintendent exercises a cer
tain amount of supervision, since all
teachers are either certified from that
office or their certificates are passed on
by the county superintendent.
In addition to tha continual supervlulon
and liiMpcctlon of schools, the county su
perintendent la charged with the duty of
organising new districts and making any
necessary changes in the boundaries of
established districts. Decisions of legal
questions where dispute arises among
school directors Is alio the task of the
superintendent, and some of the questions
raised are of ft character to puxile the
beat poised inlnd. In the planning and
erection of new buildings the county su
perintendents nowadaya have a, large
hand, so that they shall be well arranged,
sanitary and of approved type.
One of the big problems confronting the
rural school dlxtrlcts or Nebraska today
is that of securing model rural schools.
In ft recent Issue the Nebraska Teacher,
an educational journal, says: "Nebraska
has done much during the last decade to
Improve thn rural school houses of the
state, but much yet remains to be ac
complished." It presents pictures and
drawings of a model school, erected In
Missouri, and continues: "It this build
ing, with the equipment described, can
be reproduced In Nebraska for 2,400, or
even H.000, It should be Immediately du
plicated in hundreds of districts all over
the state. With changing rondttlons In
rural life and its social problems, the
question confronts us, not whether we
can afford to adopt such plana, but can
we afford not to adopt them?" In the
settlement of this vital problem the
women superintendents will necessarily
have a large hand. Those familiar with
their work believe they j will not fall be
hind the men superintendents In their
lively Interest and helpful suggestions,
nor In their Influence with the school
boards and school patrons who must sup
ply the funds for the better school house.
That the one-room country school can. In
Its own community and In Its own way,
do quite as much aa the carefully organ
ised city school is now generally conceded
among advanced thinkers In the profes
sion. They insist the building for school
purposes Is worthy of careful planning,
with the hygienic features considered
necessary to modern life; and that, 'in
addition to teachers of the best training,
the school must be provided with up-to-date
furniture and equipment. Thus tt
will be seen the county superintendents
who' study their profession and grasp
their opportunities can have a, Very large
hand In the social uplift that Is radiating
from good rural schools.
Hevea 'Taensand School Ileuses.
In a summary of educational statistics
for Nebraska, Ismied by the state depart
ment of publlo Instruction, It appears that
we have In the ninety-two counties T.0T1
school districts, with 7,157 school houses.
In these the number of teachers employed
is 11,09, with an average monthly salary
of too.?. Wages of the school teachers
of the state aggregate M.K8.423 a year.
The total yearly expenditures for schools
The value of the school property of the
state, totals $16,290,413 at this time, an!
the total indebtedness la t4,C40.580.
The number of children of school age
In the state (5 to 21) Is 376.477, and the
total school enrollment la 27S.KI6, with an
averuge dully attendance of 193.454. The
cost ptr pupil, on enrollment figures, la
$13.73. and on average daily attendance,
There is no way of making lasting friends like u Making Good"; and
Dr. Pierce's medicines well exemplify this, and their friends, after more
than four decades of popularity are numbered by the hundreds of thou
sands., They have "made good" and they have not made drunkards.
A good, honest square-deal medicine of known composition is
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery.
It still enjoys an immense sale, while most of the preparations that have come into promi
nence in the earlier period of its popularity have " gone by the board " and are never
more heard of There must be some reason for this long-time popularity and that is
to be found in its superior merits. When once given a fair trial for weak stomach, or
for liver and blood aifectiorft., its superior curative qualities are soon manifest; hence it
has survived and grown in popular favor, while scores of less meritorious articles have
suddenly flashed into favor for a brief period and then been as soon forgotten.
For a torpid liver with Its attendant Indigestion, dyspepsia,
headache, perhaps dizziness, foul breath, nasty coated tongue,
with bitter taste, loss of appetite, with distress after eating,
nervousness and debility, nothing Is as good as Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery.
It's an honest, square-deal medicine with all its ingredients printed on bottle-wrapper
no secret, no hocus-pocus humbug, therefore don't accept a substitute that the dealer may
make a little bigger profit. Insist on your right to have what you call for. Don't buy
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription
Expecting it to prove a " cure-all." ' It is only advised for woman's special ailments.
It makes weak women strong, sick women will. Less adver
Used than some preparations sold for like purposes. Its ster
ling curative virtues still maintain Its position In the front
ranks, where It stood over four decades ago.
As an invigorating tonic aid strengthening nervine it is unequaled. It won't satisfy
those who want " booie," for there is not a drop of alcohol in it.
Dr. Picrxx't Pleasant Pellets, the triinat Little Liver Pill, although the first pill of their kind
in the market, till lead, and when once tried are ever afterwards in favor. Easy to take as candy.
The piano with a
tone that endures
If you buy the BIGHT piano, the one with strong
tonal quality and durable case, you will have a good
piano every New Year for many, many twelvemonths.
Hospe sells pianos which he guarantees, and they are tho
light kind those that endure.
Hospe pianos are reasonably priced, which means
that they are fit for the finest home in the land and not
that they are cheap in any sense of the word. They arc
in the first class and stand monuments in any home to
the wisdom of the head of the family.
Hospe 's terms are easy, and they suit the most mod
est purse. Indeed, terms for piano payments may be made
by the purchasers, just so these terms are anywhere
See Hospe before you buy.
Mason & Hamlin, Eranich & Bach, Bush & Lane, Cable
Nelson, Pryor & Co., Kremlin & Son, Hallet-Davis, Hospe.
A. HOSPE COMPANY
1513-1515 DOUGLAS STREET, OMAHA.
Branch Store 407 Broadway, Council Bluffs, Iowa,
This' is to notify the patrons
of Hotel Rome that there will be
nothing doing in the way of en
tertainment New Year's Eve.
I shall close all dining rooms
Sunday night before 12 o'clock,
wel pleaaaret Tas! These Sweet Little PUla nourish tha bowel-nerve
n sn peneci vonio ior me mus
cles and ligaments of the bowels;
and this Is wy they do not pain,
sicken or gripe, but cause ft 4ellgh
fat and almost ecstatle pleasurable
sieve meat. In ihe most wataral way
and without creating a bad habit or
weakening! tho system in any wav.
If you'll try them, "bowel dees
are and regularity will be years
10 cents, 15 cents. All Druggists.
xrisi pacaaga tree.
TUB n.KASlRABLE 1'HYSIC.
The Blackburn Products Co, Dayton, Ohio.
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