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    TllK OMAHA
MAKCU 14, 11)13.
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Famous Russian Jewish Writer to Lecture
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"Marr Antm Is coming! Mary Antln Is
Wiinc!" thrills the htsrU of ttuastan
Jewish Immigrants, thrse day, Espe
clHy la thia true of lae ,yoiner
tkm of immigrants now In tha publlo
sc -tools. Trschers report that thr axe
beselged with requests from thia portion
of tbatr student body, seeking to kaow
mora of tha lalt of their celebrate
oonntrywoman, and asking If It la poa.
slbls. for "dear teacher"' to arrange an
Interview with the famoua author for
It la known that many a teacher hat
rulatly slipped loma of her puplla
tickets for tha Mary Antln lecture, which
wilt 'S Rlrea at tha First . Methodist
church, March 23, knowing that only at
a. sacrifice could tha child afford to hear
tha well-beloved author of "The Prom
ised Land ' and "They Who Ksock at
Out Gates." : .
"Oh, If I could only shako, tha hand
of her who has so fiU'.hfully ' depicted
tha struggle of tha Immigrant V pas
sionately esolalmed Max tJotsdtner, 17-year-old
Rusvlan Jewish Immigrant, who
cherishes a newspaper clipping photo
graph of Mary Antln. "1 feel aa If X
know 'her. Since reading her books, her
face) Is aver bvfora me, I want to thank
her for her true picture of our strugglea
and aspirations," came la bis halting
English. .
Sarah Mlnktot, who? life story
parallels that of hat famous country
'soman, and whose birthplace wss
Vitebsk, In tha Russian Pale of Pettle
ment, a neighboring town to Mary Ahtln's
birthplace, Folotsk, la also Consumed with
a deslra to meet the great author.
To Vitebsk came Mary Antln on her
very first Journey from her, native vil
lage. At that time she discovered that
the Dvina river, which flowed through
her own Polotsk also ran through
Vitebsk, end it Is on the banks of this
stream that &arah MlnKhi e parents aad
Mary Antln's uncle Uved. It was this
unci that Mary Antln visited on tha
memorable oooasion which forma the
opening chapter ot "Tha Promised Land. '
the publication of which brought her Into
the limelight aa tha author of one ot the
celebrated hooka of the decade.
"It la because I understand my hlttory
In Its larger outlines, that I consider it
worth recording. Although I have wr It
ten a genuine personal memoir, I believe
that Its chief interest Ilea In tha faot that
it la Illustrative of scores ot unwrittea
Uvea." writes Mary Antln In tha Intro
duction to her volume. In tha answering
heart throbs of millions of her co-religionists
has . she been accorded her
highest tribute.
Tha story of Max Gatsdlncr Is full ot
pathos and untold hardships. Tha1 cul
mination came recently in an attack of
the ayea which threatened total blindness.
-and physical overwork. Although la this
" country but. three and one-half years,
having been' brought here through th
good agencies of an immigration society
In tha Sam manner 'that Mary Antln
and her family were brought to America,
Max Is in -the tenth B grade at the Cen
tral High school,' ad would have been
a Junior by, thia time hut for hit recent
illness. 4 .-:,'! '
Max plans to ceiuecrate his life to the
cause of humanity. "I aak myself, "Why
uvrcaj mm aiiiw mw vm mw w
beauty, Joy, ' education, to do good or
ill., ia nv,T k fAunfl tha T I in na
" especially ? true. Many livo without any
, Idea as to why they live. So runs away
'their life without. anything good being
done. Others live to 'dress up," and Oth
era for education. But many of them ara
educated Just for themselves. Good deeds
make men great'.'
This Is an extract fro mtha rough
manuscript of hla own autobiography, a
work of unusual merit and deep Interest
and pathos, which he thinks he will im
prove in later years and publish, a la
"Tha Promised Land." .
"I want to -rite, but, not for money,
only for the enjoyment of my people,"
said he. ; I would like t write humor
ous articles, but I cannot My life has
been too tad."
. Like Mary Antln, Max has onty words
of tha highest praise for hla teachers, tha
showing a picture of Tolstoi In the peas
ant costume, ."here he Is aa he was most
of ths time, working for the service of
mankind and never thinking of luxury or
ease lor himself.".'
Unlike Sarah, Max do wot hat! front
tha same province as Mary Antln, but
from tha neighborhood of Kiev a refu
gee from the pogroms of that vicinity,
He has lived all through the horrors of
noble -women who "opened the doors ot
the wider knowledge" to him and gave
him Inspiration. .....
Occupying a place of honor in the Gots
dihefs humble dwelling Is a beautifully
framed portrait of Leo Tolstoi. "There
was a man," exclaimed Max, "and here."
tha night watches. "During Russian
holidays we children slept in our ' day
clothes because' the Russians might at
tack us any moment One) fearless be
ginner and the whole Jewish Quarter
would be aflame," ha exclaimed.
In the Rufiian Jewish settlement In the
Kellom school district dwells Sarah Mln
kln, who now attends ths High School of
Commerce. 8he, too, bears . witness of
how truly Mary AnUn has depicted the
story of the American Immigrant "the
best story of the American immigrant
that -was ever written, " declares Ellery
Sedgwlpk in the . American Magmslna.
8ara h - has literally, devoured the book,
poring over it time and time again, vis
ualising the situations, and applying them
to her own experiences.
. Sarah MlrikfcVs f ressmtfles Mary
An tin's in more ways than one. She,, too,
came to America at about the same ago
as did her famous predecessor, having
had no education In Russia because, of
tha anti-semlUo feeling. la this God
given land where persecutions- no longer
pursued them; Sarah' was introduced to
the American publlo schools. '- An un
quenchable thirst for -knowVsdge .anl
more- knowledge oonsuraed her, so that
She climbed' up through the grades of
the Kcllora school and today, although
in this country only five years, pa rah Is
in tha graduating class at the Commercial
High school
Delicate, nnder-slsed and '. aenemle
looking, even as Mary Antln, she has
com to be known by all the teachers
who have directed her course and taken
a decided Interest In hor progress..
They toll tha story of how Sarah be
came ao interested In her studies that
her health was impaired. Her mother
reported that Sarah refused to partake
Nebraska Clothing Company Offers
Frizes for Best Ads Written by .
' Commercial High Pupils. -
To encourage tha students in tha ad
vertising class at the Commercial high
prises will be offered to the best adver
tlsementa written by the students.
Tha competition for prises will com
mence this month and at the end of the
term, tha successful .students will be of
fered prizes aa follows: ,
First prise, S15.
Second rrlie, flO.
Third prise. SS. '
These prises are offered by the 'Ne
braska Clothing company.
In conversation with Messrs'. Swanson
and Holxman Of the Nebraska Clothlr-i
company, they stated that tha company
recognised that advertising Is becoming
more Important every Bay In the conduct
ing of retail stores, and to encourage the
students In their work,, the Nebrasks,
Clothing company have decided to offer
prtsas for the best advertisements written
by the students of the Commercial high.
Tli three Omaha dally papers have
agreed to act aa Judges of thin competi
tion. It Is hoped that the students' Inter
eat la their work' will be stimulated.
To further encourage the studenta the
successful advertisements will be placed
In the Om&ha papers, full credit being
givon to the writer ot the ad. .
Ia order to thoroughly familiarise tha
students with tha practical aids of ad
vertlslug, all competitors wll be allowed
to visit tha Nebraska Clothing oompany
to familiarize themselves with tha mer.
chandise which they hare tor aula, and
any of the intricacies of advertising wiu
be explained to them.
Th competition ia open to all students
of tha advertising class ot the Commer
cial IXlgb, and wtit be under tha supervi
sion of their instructor. Mr. Brott.
The details regarding tha awarding of
the prises will be worked aut by the com
mittee representing the threa Omaha pap
ers. In several eastern cities. similar
contest U fceiti at every season and ttvi
results obtained are beyond expectations
of tho tnatruotors.
The date for the auocert to be given by
the Omaha Elks male chorus has bee
settled as April The concert will be
gtva at Uie Braadeia theater.
Stent room ulck with a Bee Wast Ad.'
Off ered to Obtain
Woman Job With the
.i .G0-venmient for S10
How an unsophisticated woman with a
desire to work for Unci 8am, was Swin
dled out of S10 on promise of a position
as deputy United States marshal, is told
In conneotlon with the arrest of Lemuel
T. Qoldsberry on the charge of being' a
suspicious character.
lie Is alleged by ths police and federal
authorities to be tha man. who separated
Mrs. Mary Manning from 110 ia hard
cash on the promise of getting her into
the government service. He Is said to
have been ' living at the Victoria hotel
under ths name of A. L. Johnson. ,
With a , broad Ptctsoa hat, a big re
volver, a tile shiny star Inscribed "U.
S. Marshal." and with other items of
make-up calculated to Inspire fear and
respect for th dignity of the govern
ment service, Goldsberry - Is alleged to
have . represented himself to Mrs. Man
ning as being Just such an employ of
Unci Sain. '
She was willing to give her hard earned
ton. In order to have the proper amount
of lubrication placed on the rails that
were to lead her to the federal position.
. Now she . ts ready to appear against
Qoldsberry. He Is also alleged to have
Impersonated a government officer to
other people.
Farmer Stricken
Blind While at a
Local Theater
1 William Troope. a wealthy farmer of
Nshawka, Nebraska, while attending a
broal theater Friday evening with two
friends, C. N. Hanson -and Otto Carroll,
as striiksn blind without warding.
Troop was led from the theater by his
two friends, who telephoned polio head
quarters for a physician- Ir. J. A. Tam
iale attended the man, but aeemed una
ble to alleviate the trouble, which, bo as
serted, was decidedly puasllng. the ea'y
solution offered being that Troope's af
fliction may result front soma- Iniarnal
"I oouid mm jrt as good as I ever
could U my Ufa up to the very rvmieat
I went Wind." Troop related to the
pbysioUn. "C was iiiteretited In the show,
when suddenly it seemed as If tha lights
bad gone aidden!y out It was several
moments bet or I realised what had happened."
His: Goisdtnjir
of a mouthful of food. The family doctor
was called in. Hs warned .Barah that
she must not study s hard, that she ma '
eat "Instead of poring over her book
until th we small hours and that she
must be In bed promptly when the cur
few whistle blew. But , Sarah paid no
heed. - ' ; i
, Finally. th desperate mother bit upon
an Ides- .Knowing that Sarah worshiped
the word of bar teachers) as-th ancient
Herbrews worshipped th scrolls of the
Torah. she conceived th Idea of implor
ing the teachers to advise Sarah. So the
quaint epistle was duly forwarded and
deciphered at the high school office, after
which It was turned over to Miss Sarah
Sanborne, who had evinced considerable
interest In the child.
Thus reprimanded, Sarah promised
taithfully to Obey all ths health edicts.
when Sarah heard that Mary Antia
was coming to Omaha, great was her
delight She wildly Implored her teacher
to arrange so . that ah might at least
gas , upon th features of hep dearly
beloved Idol.
A teacher In th Kellom nlsht school.
largely attended by IUisslan Jewish Im
migrants, ssked her class to writ of
thlr native land. - . .
A young Russian Jew of perhaps 23
years, whs has been la this oountry but
two and ne-hajf years, wrote as fol
lows: - ,
"Mkny time I want to writ about tk.
glgaatlo buildings where th puhlla
schools are la Russia, but I cannot writ
about them for when I wanted to learn,
tb principals refused ma. because J was
a Jew. I want to writ about tha nnhii
parks, because I remembered that some
times I Wanted to enjoy them, but
on called out 'Haiti Tu are a Jewf
n aiways when I think of th old
country there comes befora-me a very
Bio American flag and I bgin t slag
My Country 'Tls oS Thef "
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