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Tim OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: FEMtTTAUY 14. 1915.
Doing in the World
Dundee Women Who Are to Take Part'in the "Masque' -Tuesday-
CUNDAT Youns- Womm'i Christian as
sociation vesp-r service. 4:30 p. m. Clio
Btuclr club. Ml us Rutjr Issarson, hostess.
MONDAY Omaha Woman club meet
ing, followed by open program of the
French department. Dundee ' circle.
Child Conservation league, Mr. Fred
Elliott. Jr., hostess. Dundee circle, Child
Conservation lessue. Mrs. C. B. Moser,
hostess. Tennyson, study circle, Mr. J.
It. Webster, hostess. Suffrage meeting.
Colonial hotel, Mra. R. 8. Rood, hostess.
TUESDAY Music section, Association of
Collegiate Alumnae, Miss Irma Jones,
hostess, literature department. South
Omaha Woman' club Library hail.
Oratory department. Woman' club, 10
a. m. Prof. F. M. Fling, current topic
lecture, city hall, 8 p. m. Dundee Wom
an' club, masque. Young Women
Christian association. 8 p. m. Sunshine
Kensington club, Ueorge A. Custer
Woman Relief corps, Mrs. Powee,
hostess. V. K. Grant Woman Relief
corps, Memorial hall.
"WEDNESDAY Mil Sigma club. Vrs. N.
P. Fell, hostess. Story teller section,
A. C. A., MIm Dorothy Frant,NtKatesa.
Woman club, Railway Mail Service,
Mrs. J. B. Oood, hostess. Clio club, Mr.
I). W. Morrow, hostess. Literature de
partment. Woman's club. 10 a. ni.
Omaha Suffrage association tea, Mr.
H. J. Rittcr. hostess. Music department.
Woman club. i:b p. la. Rook club.
Program committee. State Federation
of Women's. Club., Hotel Loral. South
Omaha Equal Franchise league, Dr.
Ralston, hostess. ,
THURSDAY Omaha , Story Teller
league, public library. Fine Arts so
ciety. Young Women's Christian asso
ciation. 10 a. . in. Emma Hoagland
miaxion. French department.
Woman's club, 10 a. in. Home economics
department. Woman s ciuo, iw a.
l'olltlcal science class, Woman s club.
University of Omaha. 2 la p. m. Omaha
society of Fine Art, Young Women
Christian association, 10 a. m.
FRIDAY Mothers' Culture club MM. F.
-i nr..r hnalMM. Mrs. N. H. Nelson,
present of the Woman club at homo
to club members. Benson Child con
i !., Mr. H. M. Ba brock.
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hn.i.w Benson Woman' Christian
n- .un ,,ninn. Mrs. It . Beasley,
hostess. North Side Conservation leas.
l ........V, TJ.rU fhiH)l. Mrs. W. 1
He! by, reception for. Dundee Woman
SATURDAY Association of Collegia'
Alunmae. Miss Bess Dumont hostess.
Benson Woman1 club, colonial VV.
(Notices tor this column shou'di be
mailed or telephoned to the club reportr
before Friday noon.) .-
EVEtlAL. matter of Importance
will be brought up t the Busi
ness meeting of the Omaha,
Woman' club Monday after
noon. The directory will rec
ommend at least three name
r women eligible tor service on the rec
reatlon sod public .welfare board, which
Is to be appointed soon by Mayor Dahl
ruan.' Mrs. C W. Hayes.x-president of
the Woman club and chairman of the
legislative committee of the State Fed
eration of Women' Clubs, Is being
boosted" by her friend for the position.
Mrs. Hayes, who wss very enthusiastic
In the welfare propaganda work, ha sig
nified her willingness to be a candidate
for the position. .
Other matter of Importance which will
be discussed ars the endoraement of the
anti-drug- bill pending In the legislature
and the matter of Iclub room for th
coming year will be taken up. It 1 prob
able thnt a rooms' committee will be ap
pointed. 1 A
' . There, will be routine business continued
to this meeting because, of the omission
of th meeting two weeks abo on account
of the storm. A dale tor the presenta
tion of the "art department's open-pro-giam,
which wss not given alsd' on ac
count of the storm, will be decided upon.
Following the business meeting the open
day program will be ffven by the French
department, of which Mrs. Franklin A.
Shotwell U leader and Miss May Lenore
ilahon-y Instructor. Rev, W. P. Qulnlan,
6. J... will speak -on "Woman's Position
lt literature," following which a ono-sct
play, "Madame Est Sortie," will be given
under the direction of Mrs. Bhotwell.
Miss Mahoney will give the English
synopsis of the play. In which- Miss Anne
Glfford, Mrs. Shotwell. Wynne Fairfield,
Sirs.' Birger Kvenlld, Miss Marguerite
.Macartney. Mrs. Frank O. Odell and Mra.
X,. M. Lord will take part.. Miss Mar
garet McPherson will give a vocal solo,
accompanied by Mi' Uretchen MoCon
noil, and there will be music by a violin,
cello and piano trio. Including Will Heth.
erlngton. Edwin Clark and Kenneth
The Dundee .Woman's club will present
I'ercy MacKaye's oriental masque, "A
Thousand Years Ago,". Tuesday evening
at the Young Women's Christian asso
ciation auditorium, 'This performance,
which will take the place of the club's
annual party, was planned by Mrs. John
O. Yciser, chairman of the program com
mittee, and was executed under the de
tection of Mrs. W. I Selby. Mrs. George
C. Edgerly is president of the club. The
women have beecn rehearsing faithfully
for many weaks and a finished program
Is expected. The costuming will be In
exact reproduction of the period -represented
by the masque. Music will be
given under the direction of Henry Cox.
The csst of players Is as follows. Cspo
ccmica. -Mrs. J. ,F. Ferguson; princess,
Mr. W. O. Perry; prince. Mr. Frank
Carmlchael; emperor. Mr. John O.
Yciser: Zellma. Mr. T. R, Comb; Barak.
Mr. Joseph Polcar; Chang, Mr. Royal
Miller; four vagabond players, Mesdame
A. I.. Green. C. J.. Hubbard, G. C. Uuln-
ter and E. H. Wcsterfleld; ladle In wait
ing. Mesdame F. W. glabaugh and I.- H.
Arey and Misses Edna Bennett and olive
Ferguson; mandarins, . Mesdame Allen
Koch, E. A. Beard-ley and J. A. Llnder-.
holm: soldiers, Mesdame Sumner Breese,
josepn Kotn, .N. K. Sype, Percy stovens.
Miss Grace Slabaugh and Miss. Grace
Hart. ; . -
In honor of the cast Mrs. Selby will
entertain the Dundee Woman's club at
her home Friday afternoon, February 1,
between the hours of t and 8.
The meeting of the music, department
of the Omaha Woman's club was post
poned from last Wednesday on account
of the funeral of Mrs. Samuel Reea, one
of the oldest members of the Woman's
club and one of Its mnat ..n.-
who passed sway after a long Illness!
The program wiy be given this Wednes-
osy afternoon Instead.
The South Side Child Conservation
league will meet Wednesday at o'clock
at Castejlar school. Following- I th
program: Paper, "The Moral Value of
Bex Knowledge Learned in Early Chlld-
Hood." by Mrs. C. C. Meek; "The Devel
opment of Sex Truths Through Nature
Stories." by Mrs. Elmer Jones; "The
Story of Baby-Bee," by Mis Ida M.
Crow ell; "The Story of the Baby Blue
Bird." by Mrs. George D." Maddlaoa; "The
Story of the Baby Squirrel." ' by Miss
Anna Broadfield. There will also be VI o-
The regular meeting of U. 1 Grant
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Churchill: character sKetchen, Mildred
Mertoun, Treaham and Owendolyn. by
Mr. Negele; short reading, by Mr. A.
B. Somera, Mrs. Kdwln Landale, Mr.
l-Ave-ndar, Miss May Rtale, Mr. George
ramon and Mrs. O. C. Thompson. The
annual birthday party of the club will be
held February 56 at the home of Mrs.
George Plainer. Mr. Frank Boyd Is
chairman of tbo committee In charge of
Pr. Robert 1 Wheeler of the First
Presbrterlan church of South Omaha,
will give an address -on "The Stolen
Blessing: Jacob and Esau," before th
literary department of the South Omaha
Woman's club Tuesday afternoon at
library hall. Mrs. A. J. Randall In
leader of the program, which will be en
tirely on the Bible. Mrs. P. II. Yerlan
".ill tell the epic stories of the Hebrews,
especially that ' of Isaac, and current
events will be given by Mesdame II. t.
Klddoo. T. W. Ferris, J. K. JJorthmp
snl Jesale Csughey. Over UOO was
netted by the Woman's club at the mu-
Woman's Relief Corps No. 104 will be
held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'olock at
The V. S. Grant post has Invited the
Woman's Relief Corps to be present at
the memorial services In honor of the
late Major Clarkson and Colonel John
Dempster, which will be held Tuesday
evening at Memorial hall. The Theologi
cal Seminary quartet will furnish the
music for the services.
Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock the North
Side Circle of the Child Conservation
League of America will meet In the audi
torium of the Monmouth Park school, the
subject for the day's program being
"Civics." Mrs. George C. Adwers, presi
dent of the circle, will give sn address,
"The Awakening of Civic Pride In the
United States. Mrs. W. C. Price will resd
a paper on "How the State of Louisiana
Cleaned House," and Mrs. C. J. WondeT
will give a paper on "Sanitation in Our
City and the Social Duty of Cleanliness."
Mrs. C. A. McKensle, chairman of the
civic and town Improvement committee.
will report concerning local and state
laws affecting sanitation. "Is the Boy
cott Good?" will bo a subject for general
discussion. Mrs. Karl R. Ogden will give
a reading from "Peen Gynt," by Ibsen.
Music will conclude the program.
The Mothers' Culture club will be enter
tained by Mrs. F. J. Taggart at the Hotel
Loyal Friday afternoon. Miss Blanche
Sorenson will address the club on "Talk
Songs for Children," and Miss Margaret
Wddock, an Indian maiden from Walthlll,
Neb., who Is attending Bellevue college,
will tell about the Indian folk songs and
illustrate them by singing several, of the
folk-songs. Miss Diddock Ja a niece of
Dr. Susan La Flcsche Plootte. well known
because of her connection with the State
Federation of Women's Clubs. Mrs.
Charles G. ' Trimble will give Items of
current events and Mrs. J. F. Beard will
have as her subject "Old Hymns and
The meeting of the home . economics
department of the Omaha Woman's club
Thursdsy mornlnjr. will be given over
to a resume of Mrs. Margaret J. Blair's
lectures, as given at the Burgess-Xash
store, a few weeks ego. Mrs. Isaa-; Doug
las will talk on "Home Furnishings and
Table DeSoratlons;" Miss Edith Ward,
"Beauty In Dress;" Mrs. C. H. Chisam,
"Floor Coverings;" Mrs. F. J. Burnett,
leader of the department. "IleaHh and
Beauty," and Mrs. E. Oehrle, will give
answers to questions In the question-box.
Mrs. D. . W. Merrow will entertain the
Clio club at her home, Wednesday after
noon. Roll call response will be current
events, following which Mrs. M. E. Lease
will be leader of the program. This will
be in the nature of a questionnaire, with
the United States as the subject.
The Story Teller' section of the Associ-.
ation of Collegiate Alumnae, will be en
tertained at the home of Miss Dorothy
Franti, 2M8 Poppleton avenue, Wednes
day afternoon. The otorles will be on
France. Miss Nellie KLgutter telling an
epic; Miss Henrietta Gllmore, a folk
story, and Miss Eleanor N'evln, a selected
The oratory department of the Omaha
Woman's club will meet Tuesday morn
ing at 10 o'clock. Tiio fourth miscel
laneous program of the year, in which
every member will participate, will be
given. Plana for the department open
day program, which Is to be given on
March 81, will be discussed.
The Sunshine Kensington club of the
George A Custer Woman's Relief corps.
will be entertained at the home of Mrs.
A. Bowes, 903 South Thirty-first street,
Mrs. George Covell will read a paper
on "What Has Been Accomplished in
States Where Women Have the Fran
chise." at' a tea. which "will' be given
by the Omaha Suffrage association, at
the home of Mrs. Howard J. Ritter, 201
South Thirty-sixth street, Wednesday
afternoon. Miss Ruth ' Miller will give
"The Distribution of'Unlted States Cur
rency," will be discussel by the Woman's
club of the Railway Mall .service, Wednes
day afternoon, at the home of Mra J. B.
Good. Zn Evans street. Mrs. A. J. An
derson will be leader of the program.
, The next meeting of the Tennyson
chapter of the Chautauqua Literary circle
will be held Monday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. J. It. Webster. Thirty
eighth and Fsmara street. Roll call will
be answered by -current events and quo
tations from Wordsworth. The lesson In
"Arming' English Hedgerows." will be led
by Mrs. U. E. Parrott. and the chapter
from "Democratic England" by Mrs. Web
ster and Mr. W. K. Khoades. Th first
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act of "King Harold" will be read and
The Benson Child qonervatlon ' league
will meet Friday at the home' of Mrs.
B. M. Babcock. Papers -will be given by
Mrs. F. M. Paugh on "Malnutrition ss s
Factor In Degenerscy" and Mra B. j M.
Bubcock on "Children's Diet in School."
Mrs. John Chrletensen of Omaha will give
an address on the "Problem of Supplying
a Well Balanced Diet." A short musical
program will be provided by Mrs. H. T.
Stahl. Benson delegates to the League
union at Omaha Wednesday ,were: Mr.
Ryan, Mr. Babcock and Mr.' Lucas
Johnson. Mrs. F. 8. King, president of
the Benson league, was elected' president
of the federation which includes Omaha
leagues and those of Its suburbs." ' 1
The Woman's club of Benson 'met
Thursday at the home of Mrs. ,WV ,W.
Gamble with Mrs. Robert Beasley presid
ing. The regular lesson review' anil con
tinuation of England's story was held
as usual. Roll call included' responses
from Charles Wesley.' A paper on "Th'e
Wesleys and Their ' Sudcess"'' by Mrs.
E. C. Hodder, who is ill, was read by
Mrs. J. Y. Hooper. Mlfts' Cora Totman
gave the reading, "Dlna Mortis Preach
ing on the Vlllsge Green." 'Mrs. -George
Ircdale's paper on "Two Great ' Nonoon-
formlst Writers, Bunyan and Defoe", was
interesting. Miss Margaret Martensen of
Omaha gave several piano' solos. , Plans
for the club's colonial party to be given
February 22, were partially, arranged. -
The Benson Women's 'Christian Tem
perance union will meet Friday" at the
home of Mrs. TL B. Beasley, when Mrs.
N. J. McKltrtck will giv a report on the
national convention ' which ' was held' at
Atlanta, Ga. Tha whole session will be
devoted to this address. All club Iwomen
slnale given at the high school auditorium
Wednesday evening for th purpose of
raising fund to carry on the hot lunch
experiment at the West Side school. The
club women are very much gratified at
Muslo from th Neapolitan Dramatic
school will be studied by th muela sec
tion of the Association of Collegiate
Alumnae at the regular monthly meeting,
which will be held Tuesday t 4 o'clock
at the home of Mis Irma Jones, 141
Hamilton street. The Misses Fry will
lead the program. Mrs, Frank Johnson
will resd a paper on "Th Origin and
Development of the Sonata and Sym
phony," and Mm. E. D. Moore a paper
on The Lite of Lulgi Ardlli." Miss Jones
will play a Schubert sonata; Miss Avis
Roberts. Miss Allcs Fry and Miss Elisa
beth Fry will sing Bellini and Ardltl
compositions, and Mrs. Herbert Woodland
will give a msndolln solo,
Mr. Warren Perry, state regent of th
Daughter of th American Revolution,
was In Omaha Monday and Tuesday of
last week to confer with Mrs. C. H. Anil,
Mrs. C. M. Wllhelm an1 Mrs. R. E. Me.
Kelvy, the local committee, regarding th
program for the stste conference, which
will be held In Omaha In March. Mrs.
Perry wss the guest of Mrs. Aull while la
A feature of this year's program wilt
be a round table discussion on the worW
of the Daughters. Addresses of welcome)
will be given by Mayor Dahlman and
John L. McCsgue, president of the Com
mercial club, and by Mrs. Wllhelm and
Mrs. McKelvy for the two Omaha chap
ters. Bishop A. I Williams will deliver
The Bona of the American Revolution
wRl be Invited to the reception, which
will be given In honor of the delegates
Wednesday evening of the conference
week at the home of Mrs. 3, M. Metoalf.
Twenty-eight chapters, representfn-t a
membership of 1,200, will send delegates
to the conference. One new chapter was
organised this month and fifteen other
are in process of organisation.
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vited. ..',-, . ,
The B. I. B. club of. Benson met. Thurs
day at, Gt' Bernard's hall with, a large
attendance. Cards were pJayeA. Mes
dames Baehr. Browning., rju Paterna
winning prises. Mesdames Camenzlnd and
Culktns-served luncheon following the
card irama, ,,,'.:! r . '"t ', .
'The regular meeting of. the Monmouth
Park .Mothers'. league, .was -held ln the
school auditorium. The speaker, of the
day was Dr. Towns,' mho talked' on "Th
Physical and Mental Health of the Qrow
lng Chlld." Mrs.-Blngal-gar three yoeal
selections of kindergarten songs. Mrs.
Beebe read the story -of "Rvangeune."-
' The second of a series of monthly re
citals 'will be given st the- Toung Wem.
en's Christian association Thuroday noon
Among. those' who will 'appear on the pro
gram are Misses Olive . Seymour and
Ethel 'Parsons, .Mrs.1 E3.-.R. Sunderland,
Mrs. O. E. Fisher, Mrs. W. I Cooper,
John R. : Webster.'i Arthur Rounder' and
Jean -Gilbert Jones. " '.: .i-
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Under the lesdershlp of Miss .Elisabeth
Pry, the music section of, the AssoclAtlon
of Collegiate alumnae will give .Its annual
program at the meeting of the whole or
ganisation which Is to.be he'd Saturday
at the . home' of Miss Bess Dumont, SM2
Lafayette, avenue. The program .Is to be
given by members of the Lre club, a
growing musical club of the city. ."II
Troyatpre' wlllbe given In, tabloid form
In English. Those who wtU take part are
Misses Jessie McDonald, Amy Zsohau.
Gertrude .Alkln and Esther Pricks; tynn
Beckett and Marcus Nielsen. , .. j- , ,
Owing to Alness, the meeting place for
the Dundee circle of th Child iCoumm
tton learue has again been changed. Mrs.
C. b; Moeer. ,5S1 Underwood avenue, will
be hostess Monday' afternoon. . The) pro
gram planned ' for February 1 will be
cunt- ouc -
TMrs.' Pane's Defense" ,wM be .the t-jh-Joct
for' the' Clio' Study club which will
meet this afternoon' at the' home of Miss
Ruby Isaacson.' Miss Esther Epstein
will give- the author's life end theory of
the drama; Miss' Gold!" Olllnsky' will
tell the story of the play, and'Miss Helen
Bommer will compare the works of Pinero
and Jones' - . .
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Mrs. K.' R.' J.-Bdholm will be leader of
the program on Galsworthy, which- will
be given By tile literary 'department 6f
the Omaha Woman's club . Wednesday
morning at jo o ciooR. Mra' Frank John
son will read' "The Mob";' Mrs. "W. A.
Eddy' "The surer-Box." and Mrs.1 Ed
holm will read a paper on "Galsworthy."
Scandinavian stories will' be'" told ' by
the Omaha Story Tellers-leagile Thurs
day afternoon at. the pubilol library. .Mrs,
Philip Welch will tell the story of ''Littls
Ida's. Hewers", -from. Andursen' ' Fairy
Taie; M,i jeannette Newlean will tell
Hernia Jger-ors "Nil's Adventure In
Glemmlnge Castle," snd Mrs.', Stephen
E. Da vies, leader of . the program, will
tell a selected story.
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A Blot on the 'Scutcheon" will be the
subject of the Mu Sigma club's croSram
wnen me.ciub meets Wednesday, at the
Horn1 of. Mrs. N. P. ' Foil. Mrs. C. C.
Belden Is leader of the program. . which
wiU.be as follows: Paper, "Browning
a a Dramatist," Mrs. Fell; synopsis of
the 'poem, Mrs. Noble; song, "There's a
Woman - s Uke- , a Dewdrop." . Miss
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