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Till- IIMK: OMAHA, Tilt KM) AY, DECKMBKR I. 1913.
SAD TALE, MATES, BUT TRUE
By MELLIFIGIA. Wednesday, December 3, 1913.
HE social lion In Omaha this wook Is Mr. Joecph Santloy, the Uiibo
export playing at the Drnndols. Mr. Santley, besides being the
Clem Kimball Goes Through Exas
DICTATED SPEECH TO "WIND"
.tlrnonrnplipr Korr( tn Put I'nprr
In Mnchlnr nnd Spraker'a l!lo
qncnpr l Cnnanmril ly
Ihp A tinoxphrrr.
Arrnmi the river. In Council ttluffa,
Clem Kimball Is considered one of that
honor guest at a tea at the Omaha club Tuesday afternoon, was!clt-'" mott brilliant Breakers iuid the
-i t ,n -,t,. n. iv, ih fi.r""s fiiy nau o mucn raitn in
lowing the theater last evening, a tango supper was given at the club, The
mlddlo of the floor of the ladles' cafo was cleared for dancing and supper
waa served from small tables nt the side of the room, n special orchestra ' reputation na a apenker of re
Mr, Kimball's oratorical power tlmt
tliey elected him to the office of atato
aenator, which he now hold. Mr, Kim
being engaged for last evening. Tho guests enjoyed tangoing botween tho
courses, nnd Mr. Santley showed somo now stops. Those proserit at the
tango supper were Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Stewart 2d, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hamil
ton, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Burns, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Burns, Mr. nnd Mrs.
C, T. Kountzc, Miss Louise Dinning, Miss Elizabeth Davis, Mr. Santley, Mr.
Lawrence Drinker and Mr. Ben Gallagher.
Tho tango tea Tuesday afternoon at the club proved to bo a popular
innovation In local social affairs.
Miss Eugenie Whltmore, who has traveled extensively and haa seen
Mr. Santloy on tho stago a number of times, seemed quite export an a part
ner for Mr. Santloy and know most of tho lntrlcato steps. Mr. Santley also
danced with Mrs. Fred Hamilton nnd Miss Carolyn Congdon. Mlas Randall,
of Mr. Santley'a company, was his partner for part pf the afternoon. Miss
Randall was married seven months ago to Mr. Sara'nof, the violinist of tho
The tea was a decidedly dressy occasion and the Omaha women wore
beautiful afternoon costumes of velvet.
Luncheon for December Bride.
Mian ioulfe Dinning; was hoatesa at a
beautifully appointed luncheon today In
honor of Mlaa Dorothy Morgan, whoro
weddlnc to Mr. Italph Petera will take
place December 10. noses formed tho
decoration and covers were placed for;
Dorothy Morgan. Carolyn Conirdon,
( arolyn llarkalow,
Uttlo Miss Lillian Head celebrated her
birthday this afternoon and evenlnic by
lnvlUmt eleven little school frlcnda to a
birthday supper and marahmalow roast.
The following Invltntlon was sent:
At half-past five on Wednesday eve,
I'd like to have you come
To tIS South Thirty-sixth,
And we will have some fun.
Now do not dreaa up, pleaae,
Itecauso you may not feel at ease.
Thoao pmnent will be- little Mlaaea
Winifred Hrandt, Ktale Schmidt.
Miss Joaephln Ban ford of JJncoln
Bave a luncheon Saturday at which ahe
made known to twelve Delta. Gamma
her approaching marrlas; to Lynn
Lloyd of Omaha. The announcement
waa expected by her frlendf, but the
novel manner of making the engage
ment known and the fact that the wed
dlnc to scheduled for the early date of
December SO furnished the element or
surprise. The place, carda were - tiny
beaded fan favors, wtiloh Miss Banford
brought with her from Paris. The an
nouncement came with a dessert course,
which on first eight appeared to be
meringue glacea. On Inveatlgatlon In
side each mock meringue waa found a
rosebud which contained the names of
the encaged couple and the date whlcn
has been set for the wedding. The day
wilt also be the twenty-sixth wedding
snnlveraary of tho bride's parents. Miss
Hunford attended the state university
for two years and was graduated from
the university school of muslo last year.
She apent a year In a achool at Kon
talnebleau, outside of Paris. She la a
member of Delta Oamma, Mr. Lloyd
was graduated from th state univer
sity In 1911 and Is advertising manager
for Magee & Deemer Co. of Omaha. He
Is a member of Phi Kappa Pst frater
nity and graduated from the Omaha
High school In 190S and a member of ho
Social Affairs Planned.
Miss Betty Bruce will entertain at
bridge Thursday afternoon at her home.
Miss Carolyn Congdon will give a tea
Friday afternoon In honor of Miss Dor
othy Morgan. Saturday Miss Carolyn
Barkalow will entertain at luncheon for
the same honor guest.
Complimentary to Miss Florence Kil
ler, Miss Mildred Itubel will give an Or
pheum party Monday evening. Tuesday
evening Mr. and Mrs. Loula Hlller will
gave a dinner party.
Mrs. L. F, Crofoot wilt entertain at a
tea at htr home December It for Mlsa
Gertrude O'ltellly of Ireland, who will
give an Interesting talk on "Irish Folk
Lore." Mlas O'ltellly will give a lecture
at the Sacred Heart convent Monday
afternoon, December IS. Htr subject
will be "The Irish Woman's Viewpoint,"
for and against suffrage. This affair
is under the auspices of the Alumnae.
At the Country Club.
Mr and Mrs. William Tracy Burns will
entertain at a small Informal dinner
dance at the Country club this evening In
honor of Mlsa Dorothy Morgan and Mr,
Kalph Peters and the members of their
wedding party. Those present will be:
Dorothy Morgan, Elisabeth Plckena,
club will met In two weka with Mrs.
W. A. Smith. Preaent were Mesdames
M. M. Kline. W. A. Smith, H. L. Wood
ford, P. Mehrenn, Thomas Heelan. J. W.
Hood, John Naylon, F. O. Brown.
Luncheon for Visitor.
Mrs. Harold Kobotker entertained nt
luncheon today for Mlsa Anna I.aura
Safford of ilttaburgh, who came here for
tho wedding of her cousin, Mlas Mar
guerite liurch, nnd Mr. Thomas II. Hey
ward of Pittsburgh. Mlas Snfford re
turns home Thursday, Covers wero laid
for eight at the luncheon.
Delta Sigma Delta.
The Delta Sigma Delta fraternity of
the Crelghton Dental college Initiated two
candidates last evening, John Holland
and William Katon. The inltlntlon took
place at the Ancient Order United Work
Mr. Alston D. Ilarnum nnd Mlsa Mary
A. Hopkins wero married at high noon
Tuesday, December 2, In All Saints' rec
tory. Rev. T. J. Mnckay officiated.
In and Out of the Bee Hive.
Mr. and Mrs. George Proudflt of Un
coln aro gueata at Hillside for a few
Mrs. S.s B, Melllnger la apendlng tho
week in Nebraska City vlaltlng Mrs. W.
Mr. and Mrs. Wlllnrd Hosford leave
this evening for Mollne, III., to spend a
few daya with relatives.
Dr. and Mrs. H. I Arnold have re
turned from Europe, whore they apnt i
four months, two in Vienna and one tn
Berlin, whero the doctor attended clinics
and one month touring. Mrs. Arnold re
sided once for six years in Berlin and
they both are somewhat familiar with
that and other European cities.
Mr, John Latenaer and daughter, Ruth,
who have been In Europe Tor four
months, returned home today.
Mrs. Glenn Wharton, who Is the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wllhelm In Chi
cago, will be home the end of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben B, Wood, who are
now in Washington, D, C, on their
wedding trip, are expected home Sunday.
A daughter was born to Mr, and Mrs.
Lyslle I. Abbott, 3210 Poppleton avenue.
Mr and Mrs. Georxe Proudflt.
Mr. and Mrs. William T. Burns.
Card Club Meets.
The second meeting of the "Rummy"
Card club waa held at the home of Mrs,
Frank O. Brown Tuesday afternoon.
Three tables were placed for the game,
and prises were awarded to Mrs. P
Mahrena and Mrs. F. O. Brown, The
Persistent Advertising la the Road to
nown hnd extended to Omaha nnd when
tho committee In charge of the Michigan
alumni annual tianiiuct, which was held
at the University club Tuesday night,
began to outline the program of speaking
for the ovenlns It wna only reasonable
that Mr. Kimball would be given one of
the honored positions.
So Mr. Kimball, graduate of the Mich
igan law achool in 1S3, wna nalgncd to
apenk ou the Council Bluffs nluninl Mr,
Kimball waa mightily pleased nt the
honor accorded him nnd rejoiced that he
would bo able to' nlr hla vlewa on "Coun
cil Bluffs the mother, Omaha the daugh
ter," before a bunch of Omaha men.
Tuesday nfternoon he sat down to coin
pose his speech, which was to make
every ninn present hi the dinner alt up
and take notice. It waa to bo some
speech, the pride of the evening.
Laboring diligently over n dictionary,
selecting only the beat words, using the
best phrases nnd expressions, Kimball
carefully dictated hla speech to his
atenogrnphcr, who wrote na Kimball
anoko. After the flrat few lines Kimball
grew more and more eloquent, his
stenographer became touched by his aen
tences, and thereby lira a tnte.
Arte Klmnnll had dictated for half nn
hour, the stenographer suddenly came out
of tho tranco that Kimball's oratorical
prowess had provoked nnd In n fright
ened mnnner threw her hands over her
face and burst Into tears.
"What's the matter?" Inquired Kim
With her whole body shaking from the
sobs of anguish, with tho hot tenrs
trickling down her face, the flustered
stenographer finally managed to state her
"I forgot to put any paper In the ma
chine," sho sobbed.
Thus Kimball couldn't use the beauti
ful words ho Intended nnd won forced
to content himself with a.n Impromptu
upeerh which, however, contained most
of Mr. KlmbaU'a Ideaa about the reapeo
tlve ngea nnd values of Omaha nnd
Council Bluffs, and was a close second to
the outburst of eloquence of I F. Cro,
foot, who holds many of the medals for
apcaklng around theso parte.
to Elect New Board
of Directors Soon
The selection of candldatea for the race,
for directors of the Commercial club
Is soon to begin. Chairman Tost of the
executive committee has appointed the
nominating committee, consisting" of C.
II. Pickens, C. C. Belden and Randall K.
Brown. This commltteo is to select 13)
men from the list of 1,600 active members
of tho club, At the regular election at
the annual meeting of the club In Jan
uary sixty of this 120 are to be elected
as a board of directors, ut this list,
then twenty-four are to be elected aa the
executive commltteo of the Commercial
club. The officers of the club for tho
ensuing year will also bo elected at the
ahnunl meeting the second Wednesday in
PLAN PUBLIC PLAYGROUND
Water Board Will Improve Walnut
Hill Reservoir Site.
WILL CARE FOR ALL SPORTS
Stnitlnm irlth n (irlillron nnd finite
null Dlnmnnil nnd Other
Pin j-Rrnnml Pnrnphrrnnlla
tn tic Inctmlrtl.
A stadium with gridiron nnd a diamond
nnd other essentials nf nn un-tn-dnte
playground, will be erected on land be
I longing to the board of directors of the
metropolitan water district n Thirty
eighth and Hamilton streets, whcio Wal
nut hill reservoir Is situated. This will
be pursuant to a plan the board hns ten
tatively adopted to Improve all Its vacant
lands, comertlng them Into playgrounds.
F. D Wend, member of the board, said:
"Sometime wo will have to use this
land nnd so we will not dispose of It.
We have agreed upon the policy of Im
proving these vacant plats aa we can.
No official action has been taken, for
the ngreemcnt Is only tentative, but as
we can we will develop the idea to In
clude all our vacant land,"
Cltlzcnn In tho vicinity of Walnut hill
have offered no objection to the stadium,
but have aaked the board to outline the
policy It will pursue in regulating the
playing on the grounds when finished.
They nre opposed to noisy playing there
on Sunday and have informed the board
that objection will be entered ngalnst
Sunday base ball or foot ball games,
which may disturb the quiet of the
shortly afttr AJamo- r.o;,.ra nts 'p-.
Both men refuse to piore-ute If their ba j
longings nrc returned to them.
Peter Babik on Trial
for Killing Vokojevic
Peter Bablk Is on trial before District
Judge Sutton on the charge of manslaughter-'
for the killing of Mlko
Vokojnvio In South Omaha October 29,
of this year. The prisoner and his al
leged victim woro Austrian laborer at
the packing house nnd during nn een
Ing party In a boarding house got Into
a quarrel, which resulted In the stab
bing of Vokojevic with n penknife.
SOME THINK LIMIT ON
PACKAGES MAY BE RAISED
Will the maximum number of pounds
of matter that may be shipped by parcel
post ultimately be Increased from twenty
o li" pounds?
This Is the question thnt 1 title nr
sented Itself to Omnha postofflce of
ficials since the recelnt of n tnriro num.
ber of parcel post scnlea thnt were sent
here for distribution among smaller of
fices throughout the state nnd nU...
where. The new cut ham n n..ini.in
cnpnclty of 100 pminds. Trfla Is taken hs
significant In view of the circumstances
that those which they nre to displace
ould weigh only eleven nnunds. nrliHn.
ally the greatest amount thnt could be
sent ny parcel post. When the maximum
was raised to twenty pound? It was
necessary to get new scales. Tt
now, postofflce officials point out, that
provision hns been made for another
By LA ItACONTEUSK.
Quaint afternoon V frock of black and
white checked material with an over
bodice of vanilla taffeta.
The taffeta waist In a bolero design
has a small turn-over collar. The belt Is
raised In front nnd at tho back shows a
email pointed basque of the snme taffeta.
Tho fronts of tho bolero are trimmed
with paascmcntrlo ornnmcnts with two
Jet buttons. Tho girdle has the same
trimming. It Is fastened over the skirt.
The smoll under-bodlco Is of white plain
net, tightened at tho neck by a small
piping of black velvet.
The sleeves ore of checked material nnd
ahow a certain fullness and aro tightened
at the wrist by a atrap of vanilla taffeta,
buttoned with a Jet button.
The skirt, cut In tho bias. Is made of
three parts, tho first hung in tho bolero,
tho second hanging by n seam and fin
ished by a bond of taffeta with a lifted
movement In front, the lower one to mako
Slnahed vrlth m. Itnsor,
wounded with a gun. or pierced by a
rusty nail, Uucklen'a Arnica Salve soon
heals the Injured part. Guaranteed. 25c.
For sale by your druggist. Advertisement.
Cunningham Gets, a
Better Job With the
As a reward for bravery when he
fought a platol battle with a trapped
bandit In the Inky dark cellar of Mnurer'a
restaurant two months ago, and was
wounded before the fight waa over, Po
lice Officer Hiram A. Cunningham Is
appointed to a berth in tho health de
partment by Commissioner Ryder at an
Increase In wages of $15 a month.
Bealdca this, Officer Cunningham re
ceived wnrm praise from both Ryder and
Since hla Injury, Cunnlngham'a health
has been Impaired .and hla old duties
would have been too hard for him.
Gents Caught While
George Williams of Hot Springs, Ark.,
and J. H. Hunloy of Knnsaa City, Mo.,
wero arrested nt the Union station on
complaint of J. F. Wclr of Albion, Neb.,
and M. R. Adams of Chicago, who ns
sert they wero "touched" by tho two
Mr. and Mrs. Wclr were standing on
the platform waiting for their train, while
Adorns, who la blind in tho right eye,
waa standing close to them on their left.
Ono of tho "guns" lifted a pocketbook
containing W) from Weir's hip pocket and
nt tho samo tlmo crowded Adams with
hla free hand, while his companion ex
tracted a $400 diamond stud from the
victim's tie. Adams noticed his loss al
most Immediately and, turning, saw Wil
liams nnd Hanley hurrying away. Before
he could notify nn officer, however, the
pair had communicated with a third
party nnd, when arrested, the goods were
not found In their possession.
Weir discovered that he had been robbed
ineri. ,1 ,r
Eventually she expects
to give him her heart.
This Christmas be will ap
preciate her portrait more
than any other gift. For
in the Lumiere photograph
1b portrayed the true char
acter, the spirit expressed
which ho will treasure in
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Who wouldn't be glad to
a Victrola for Christmas!
Somebody will have a
birthday on Dec. 8th and
a birthday party will be
given. It will be a large
party not only for little
folks but their fathers and
mothers will be invited.
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There are Victors
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The instrument by which tho value of
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