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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 24, 1915)
Till I IKK: OMAHA. FKIDAV. PKCKMBER 21,
KIDDIES HAYE JOKE
ON OLD SANTA CLAUS
How They Sid Latig-h at Firit Pres
byterian Sunday School When
BUT HE'S "THERE"' JUST SAME
With Christmas eve only two days
off, and all little boys and girls sup
posed to be on their best behavior,
dear old Santa Claus has been
laughed at and Joked about. And
ri(?ht here In Omaha, too, where the
kiddles visually art as good as can be.
It happened last evening at the
Christmas entertainment for the
First Presbyterian Sunday school.
held In the auditorium of the Young
rU.i..ti i.ii L..iui.
finnl ir t Iho Itustlnn h, fore
moling out his gift list for Friday
1M was trlllnR the yo'inse-frs what
sord children they must tw If they wsntsi
lilm to remember them, when s-'meUilns
went wronc with his bushv, ln; white
whiskers. Mayhe the warm room had
something to do with tt. Anyway, old
Santa's whlker actually dropped off tils
fHt. smiling face, and for nn liietnnt lie
looked for all the world like Dr. W. O.
All the Roya l.anaheil.
Hut only for a moment. Me cauht hla
fsltlng facial dec rnM ma and fastened
them on agsln. and tried t'i continue with
hla talk to the children. But they couldn't
help laughing, for they not Only, had
solved the mystery cf the Cbrltma snlnt.
but also had witnessed a food joke on
a former auporntendent of their Sunday
Santa hlmaelf thought It was such a
kood Joke that ha didn't even dlccrlmlnate
against the children who Inuthed at hla
obstreperous whiskers, tie save out hun
dreda of hoses of candy and didn't over- j
look a single child. :
t.lfts tin to Mission.
Many sifts .of tluthlns and toys for
poor children were brought by the well-to-do
members of the Bunday echool and
deposited around a big brilliantly trimmed
Christmas tree. These sifts win be dis
tributed through the City mission to teat
fortunate youngsters. The tree will alsj
be passed on to gluddon the hearts of
the children who attend the Grace Chipel
mission of the First rresdytcrlan church,
Fifth and Pierce afreets.
"A Boy's Dream" was the tills of on
number on the entertainment prosram.
Junior Preston appeared as a lad d nam
ing of a bountiful Christmas d nner, and
as he dreamed of each part of the feast
In auccession boys and girls drresed to
represent roast turkey, cranberry sauce,
mashed potato and gravy, aweet potato,
mine pie, oranges and other Turkey day
delights passed before him In review.
Many Characters Depleted,
Then "A Girl s Dream" was presented
In similar fashion. Huth Orlmmol playing
the part of the dreaming girl. Boys and
Klrls dressed to represent characters In
Mother Ooose rhymra, and to represent
Chrletmaa toys, were parts of the visual
Ophelia Adair as Mother Hubbard was
a aopular participant In that section of
the entertainment. Rhe also opened the
prosram with a piano solo. A chorus of
little (Iris sang- several numbers. Miss
Nellie Watson was the pianist for the
dream acts. Miss Marie Horry and Miss
Elisabeth Klewlt drilled the children for
the affair. Oeorse Scott was chairman
of the committee and Frank E. Clarke,
superintendent of the Sunday school, pre
sided during the evening.
Takes Life of His
Friend and Pauper
; In Eailway Station
BATOV ROOLT5, La., Pae. a. -Robert
I Knox, surveyor of customs for the
port of New Orleans and prominent
Louisiana attorney, shot and killed Ben
jamin Foater of Ilattiesburg, Miss., a
close friend and former business associ
ate, and Alexander rraenklln, believed to
be from Natchitoches, La., in the Tasoo
Mississippi Valley railroad depot here
According to witnesses, Knox walked
Into the crowded waiting room and. with
out uttering a word, drew a revolver and
fired three times. Foater, who waa pur
chasing a th-ket, was instantly killed.
Frasnklln was struck by the second or
third bullet and died twenty minutes
later. After the shooting Knos left the
waiting room and surrendered to the po
lice. District Attorney Holcome. who at
tempted to obtain a statement from
Knox, declared that all the prisoner
would ssy was "he ruined my life." It
was said Knox did not Snow Fraenklln
had been killed.
Relatives of Knox declare that he waa
suffering from mental aberration, as he
end Foster had been friends for msny
ears and no cause was known for a
grievance. Knox recently devalnn.td
menial trouble and laat September was
taken t. u... ... . , , .
taken to Washington and placed In a
Banllarlum for treatment Ha arrived
here from Washington several days sgo.
rrsensnn was T years eld and was a
pauper, lie hsd been accompanied to the
depot by an attache of a local charitable
organisation which had arranged to send
him to relatives in Donaldson. La.
Gas Company Is to
Play Santa Claus
Following Its usual annual custom, the
Omaha Gas company will entertain Its
employes and the members of thtlr fam
iilta at 4 o'clock this afternoon. The
entertainment will be held In Washing
ton ball, the program being as fallows;
Holy Mght Qrubs,
liecitaUon Bess and Manta Claus
.,. .. Fredeiicka Campbell.
Holke BrUliaia .........A joha
fronts Hon of (iyld Medal (Frank
WMd, lSHU-l)Sj .
O. W. Claba'igh".
Jocb Lomond -Old b.otih Melody.. .
.. . Harry Lubrow.
t-anta daua' Work bhvu
4 ornet (jusrtet
Arrival of Hanta Claua"l""
freeoBtatloa of Oltts '.
KING OF SPAM SIGNS
DECREE DISSOLVING CORTES
MADRID, tt-Vla Parl.)-King
Alfouao today signed decree dissolving
the 'orts. New tlectlona w!H be held be4
fure llarvb. '
lniiaii it siji i Hiiun uuiiuiiib. ,ni uiy wtM. 0ri(, masea trends by
Tho program was nbo' t over, when K nrd, do you know, smiling alda
Saint Nick dropped In to make a'tr dicrston Just try u for yoursif."
Popular Girl Who
at the Krug
Jusnlts HslMsh. miKl rf of lh! ho
offlcs at ths Km thfstrr, hss nn hr
way from Toronto to Omaha, via Chi
rat and Ploux fit. v. by hr frtchlns
emlls. Whsn Msnsr W. W. (Bll)
fole of th thtsr looked srounrl for
femlnln adjunct for th box nffli-e, h
tond MIm Hawlflnh ami at orvo decided
he hart msde a find.
r(rrn f the North Brothers' Stock
company n'runlv are growing: to spprs
r at' the ' Indy with the smile," -tho
young woman, mho gives n smile with
rvery ticket. This riistod'sn of tho
tickets ss horn at Toronto, where aha
mode her dehut In a thester hos office.
I l.ster she went to ('hh-sso. then to Blnus.
' My. and now delrcs she hna found
I Hi city of her Meals,
j "I ifally ticliove in the smile. Yon
hiivp heard It aald, I'mlle and the worii
with you.' A smile will rirlva
mj In.llnntlon to aay the ahort
n r. y
She f miles all the while.'
FORD PARTY VISITS
Reception of Pilgrims by Dii
tinfuished Body Regarded
HOPES MISSION' STJCCXEETS
CHR1STIANIA (Via London),
Dec. 23. Members of the Noble In
stitute unofflrlally received mem
bers of the Ford peace expedition on
Wednesday. The president of the
Institute without promising to sup
port the peace mission, expressed
hope for Its success. He said that
neutral countries throughout the
world desired a speedy termination
of the war.
Tho Norwegian people look upon
the reception by the Institute as
significant, as such occasions are
The expedition starts for Stock
holm Thursday morning. The Swed
ish Peace and Arbitration league
telegraphed that It would hold a
mass meeting for the Ford delegates !
on Saturday. j
Members of the Norwegian cabinet who
were Interviewed aald that Norway whb '
unable officially to take any action that j
would seem' to be an Interference with
the natural course of events In the Euro
pean war. This statement was in
response to questions as to whether Nor- j
way was ready to take official action !
oln,r neulr' zoning towards tne
of lh w"r'
in ooiy or i-ioya uingnam, a member
of the Ford peace party, who died
to New Tork.
pneumonia, will be sent
Villa's Brother is
Accused of Issuing
EL PASO. Tex., Dec. as.-The warrant
on whloh Hlpollto Villa waa arrested lo
San Antonio last n'ght by state authori
ties charges him with obtaining tlO.WO !
from Victor Carussi by means of a '
check whhh was returned from the bank j
marked "insufficient funds." Carusso la j
a commission merchant, and during the
last two yeara has supplied thousands of j
dollars worth of munitions to the Villa :
Colonel Villa left here Wednesday night !
In an automobile and boarded the train
at a email station thirty miles east. '
When the owner of the car called at the '
garage for hla machine, he dlacovered a
wallet containing IM.00) American money,
which, he said, had been overlooked by
hla passenger of the night before. The
money later was sent by express to New
Culled from the Wire.
Complete returns to Springfield from
etsht of the thirteen districts In III nols
Indicated the it-election of Frank Far
X nflto.n .S: 8trator as President of th
United Mine Workers of Illinois.
Charles M. Junkln, m vears of ase
foMy yaars editor ot the Kalr.teld (Iowa)
Ledger, was alrt.-ken with apoplexy while
at work In his office, lie died two hours
later, tie had been prominent In state
republican political elrelea f r more than
The fste of Jos-ph R noi-k a miner
who waa trapped Monday iiminlns: behind
a larse fall of coal at the Khhards cl
llerv uf the Kuaquehenna Coal compnny
at Bhaniokln. l a . Is still unknown de.Miini
tha efforts of 30) experienced men hi
started the work of rescue shortly after
tity Attorney Ewing filed suits again
flva former Naahvina city officials an
thslr bondsmen for the recovery n
'.').t(A sllesed to l rfn. k,-"
T ,'''n;n,s are I.yle Andrewa. former
coiiunlesU.ner cf finance; W. U Murrav
former au.Utor; Ch-rl.-a Myera f 'ITS r
treasurer; R. Miles Bums, former romp.
roller, and A. l. Andrews, former deputy
In the revenue office.
from the all-toocommon ills of
the dieesUve organs weak
stomach, torpid liver and inac
tive bowels is found in the
always safe, sure, quick-acting
I H Cards
I dUKCJPECO. n?
1 Tvvi i
Theater Box Office
Quarrel is Fatal to
Serb King's Cousin
NBW. YOrtK. Kec. 23,-Herman Mer
rhowltch, 40 yeara old, second cousin of
King Petar of 8rha, who had been em
ployed for yeara as a porter In a fur
rier's establishment, died today in a
hospital from a fractured skull received
In an altercat on yesterday with an Au
strain and the letter's aon. The younr
miin, under arrest on a charge of homi
cide. Is accused of knocking down the
rrb, whoae head atruck the pavement.
Merchowltch, who was 40 years old, was
the son of Prince John of Serbia, who
came to this country In 1W2, became a
naturalised cttlseen and e gaged In a fur
rier's business In this city until his death
fount Eenpeiln Howored.
I.ONIKJN. pec. Z2 A Central News
dlspntrh from Ampteritam says that
fount Keppelln, bull ier of dlrlglDles, has
been elected a memlwr of the first cham
ber of YVuerltemberg.
That He'll Enjoy This Christmas :
Women of Omaha, when you want to buy a
tlishpan, you go to a hardware store; when you
want medicine you go to a drug store when you
want cigars, come to a cigar store. We are cigar
experts and we will be only too glad to give you
and we can show you how to select a brand for a
Christmas gift that will be a real source of pleasure
to the recipient.
Here Are Some of Our
Queen of. Havana cigars.
Tampa. Fla. Boxes of 25 and
60. 3 for 25c to 3 for 50c
King of broad leaf wrapped "
Havana cigars. A very pop
llar and well known brand
Je, 10o and 2 for 25c.
. N LUCIUS
Pure Havana cigars. Boxes
of 10, 25, 50 and 100. 5c to
We Carry All the Popular
Brands of Cigars
We) Invite you to look over our big stock ot cigar humi
dors, cigarette and v
11.50 to 120.00
la Jars. .90c
Place your Christmas order now we will deliver
when you dlr It. We close at noon Xnm dsy In order
to let our boys have the balance of the day at home.
The Heuse of Values
1322 Parnam ftt 502 e. 16th St.
Opposite W. O. W. Bldg. Opposite Her Grand Me tel.
WAR BRINGS WALL
Christmas This Tear Will Be Season
of Joy for All Connected with
PROFITS FOR EMPLOYES, TOO
NEW YORK. Dec. 23. Christmas
In the financial district will offer
many striking and happy contrasts
to the same period a year ago when
Wall street had barely emerged from
the gloom precipitated by four and
a half months of suspended activity
on the Stock exchange.
flanks, trust companies, private
banking houses, brokerage firms and
Institutions of all kinds have profited
very generally by the boom In stocks,
which began with movements in
"war brides" early In the yer and
sent those and kindred securities to
prices under command of a few
To be sure much of the advance regis
tered by thnae and other mercurial issues
has been forfeited and rountleaa "paper
profits" have evaporated Into thin air.
Nevertheless, Wall street has been and
attll Is very bus, and its attendant activ
ity and prosperity are being shared y
all, from the humblest "runner" to the
mightiest captin of finance or Industry.
Glfta t Km ploy es.
Many of the financial Institutions and
banking houses hgve already distributed
gifts or bonuses among their employes
for the year and by thla process many
employes have averaged 10 to 16 per cent
of annual salaries and one trust company,
pension funds have been strengthened
and numerous profit sharing plana have
assumed substantial proportions. Oltts to
, long known for Us generosity. Is said to
have given as much ss 60 per cent.
All the exchanges have taken up sub
scriptions for their employes and tt la
fair to assume that individual disburse
ments will be larger than at any time of
recent years. Last year the Stock ex
change, for good and sufficient reasons,
refrained from asking Us members to
subscribe to the Christmas fund, but drew
on Its private funds so that the several
hundred employes mlnht not be utterly
deprived of some holiday cheer.
Insert Bites and Infection
Apply Sloan's Liniment to any Mte,
sting or bruise, it kills the poison and
heals the wound. Only 25c. All druggists.
the benefit of our
long experience in
ing smokers. We
know how to
please them. We
do not cater to
any one class of 1
smokers but offer
high grade cigars
to satisfy all we
are selling cigars
all the time not
just for the
Clear Havana cigars. Made
In bond at Tampa. Boxes
or 25 and 60. 3 for 25c to 25c
Mild Havana. A cigar w
guarantee) to please. Triple
wrapped In boxes of 10, $1.
Also boxes of 25 and 50.
saaassw v a
ASK SCHOOL KIDDIES TO
GIVE BIRDS CHRISTMAS
rtemcmher the birds on Christmas:
This Is the slnran whir the Daughters
of the American Revolution have adopted,
In connection with their work along the
lines of bird conservation.
Mrs. William Archibald Smith, resent
rf Ma'r Isaac Sadler chapter, has Is
sued an appeal to all S'hool children to
give the blrda a Chrl tmis tree th s
"Put out S"me bread crumbs or tie a
piece of suet to a tree," says Mrs. Smith
Mrs. Smith has asked the aid of Super
intendent Graff and the local Audubon
society In the work.
A "For Sale" ad will turn second-hand
furniture Into csvah.
CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR
CHILDREN AT M0VIE HOUSE
The Bex theater, 13W rouglas street,
of which Sam Adler Is manager, is to
give free ad rlsshn to chl dren only from
10 to 1 o'elo-k f-'attird'4V. f hr'.stmas morn-
Ing. Viuslc and phuto plays will make
up the bill.
No tickets will bo sold during those
thee toirs and all c illdren up t li
years of as:e will be admitted free.
Where to Eat Xmas Dinner
K DONT LET MOTHER or
XMAS DINNER NO
LONGER A TERROR
Hotels and Eeitauranti of Omaha
Have Arranged Excellent
Menus at Prices Within
Beach of Everyone.
IT MAKES CHRISTMAS MERRY
Women Need Ho Longer Slave All
Day to Prepare a Dinner While
Others Make It a
AND IT REALLY COSTS LESS
Christmas dinner la no longer a terror
Customs are changing because the men
of the house and the rest of the family
are beginning to ,be more considerate of
moiner or wi e. Thouaands of families
will this year keep the homemaker out of
the kitchen so that she too may have a
The hotels and restaurants of Omaha
have recognize j the turn In sentiment
and have prepared for it Thla year
they are offering special menus at prices
within the reach of everyone. Besides
the menus, which are of extraord na y
quality, they have In many inatancea ar
ranged to have high e aaa music airt
cabarets during the dinner hour.
Christmas dinner at a cafe Is now In
good form and entovatle tn nna
because mother or wife la not slaving all
day over a hot stove.
Thero is a wide range of hotels ani
restaurants to select from in choosing
your place to seat Chrletmaa dinner. No
trouble to suit yourself from the stand
point of service desired and the price you
wish to pay.
A family of six can get a dandy dinner
from W.OJ up, and that la really consider
ably cheaper than the same meal could
be prepared In the home.
Bulgars Reported to .
Be Entering Greece
COPENHAGEN. Dee. J3. (Via London.)
Tr Deutsche Tages Zeltung of Berlin, a
copy of which has been received here,
says that Bulgarian troops are entering
Greek territory, but that If they are
not attacked by Greek troops they will
confine their operations to setslng the
f 1.00 I'ER PLATE
12:30 to 0 P. M.
Stuffed Celery Assorted Olives
Hot House Radishes
Cream of Chicken, Belle Helene
Baked Whit Fish,
Roast Mount Vernon Turkey,
, Chestnut Dressing
Candled Sweet Potatoes
Carrots and Peas In Cream
Tomato Salad. Thousand Island
Hot Mince Pie or Pumpkin Pie
Kngllsb Plum Pudding
Hard and Brandy Sauce
For Fifty CVnts
' ISIS Harney St.
Then why let mother or wife
spend tho tUy In the Kitchen
while yt have a good time
BRING THE FAMILY
HERE FOR DINNER
They'll Enjoy It So Will
Yon, and It Is Cheaper.
A Splondid Gift (Final Suggestion)
'WuddleV' Is a full-blooded, hnTtest-to-irondness, naturalised,
strictly neutral, wt iron IA(HSHt"M.
"Waddles" weighs JW Ins., nnd will stay "put."
"Waddles" stands O Inches high, 21 Inches long.
Ilace "Waddles" at the foot of your front steps and he will
not only remove mud from the shoes, but will force a Jolly
laugh from every comer.
"Waddles" takes the place of a real dog; doesn't haTe to be
fed: can't run away; won't bite or hark; too heavy to be
Delivered Price S4.GO
"WAPni,r.H" is a cut eat joy maker.
Sunderland Bros. Co., Omaha
ENTIRE THIRD F1XMJR KEELI.VE HL1KJ.
"Z! 2A fJLS-
WIFE SPEND the DAY OVFR th. KITCHEN STOVE
JUST TO GET YOU ACQUAINTED WITH
Douglas, at 13th Street
Finest Kitchen in Omaha
SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS
We Serve a
Five Course Poultry Dinner
11 A. M. to 2 P. M.
5 P. M. to 8 P. M.
RESERVE YOUR TABLES FOR
NEW YEAR'S EVE.
MAKE CHRISTMAS DAY A REAL
HOLIDAY FOR THE HOUSEWIFE
1508-10 HOWARD ST.
FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS DINNER
UNEXCELLED MENU, 75c
THE BEST CABARET
FIRST CLASS SERVICE
IT SAVES A LOT OF WORRY AND HARD WORK
BESIDES IT'S CHEAPER
The Mandarin Cafe
Offers You tho Best in American and Chinese Menus.
11:011 A. M. to 8:00 P. M.
$1.00 Per Plate.
Reserve Your Chairs For New Year's Eve.
THE MANDARIN CAFE
1409 Douglas Street.
910-218 S. IHth Ht.
The Cltv Hall is Across the
Htrtsft From Vs.
We Serve a Koerlal
Like You Would Have at Home
For 50 Onts.
It Sure To
GIVE IS A TRIAL.
WHAT tXlLl BE BETTER
THAN A SOUTHERN
Like Tboae Served at
The Carlton Cafe
It will eoftt l-s than a Dinner
at Home and We Mpeclellae on
Try l's ob Sundays, Holiday
Or Any Day.
Galloway & Co.
Phone Douglas 2S40.
Omaha's Classiest Chinese Cafe.
American and Chinese
Arrange to be at KING JOY
In the City.
Reserve Your Tables
For New Years Eve.
King Joy Cafe
1415 Faniam Street.
For Your Xmas Dinner Come
OMAHA'S BEST CHINESE
The Best STEAK and CHOP
HOUSE In Omaha. Served In
Chinese and American styles.
CHILI CON CARNfiV
(Upstairs) 1411 Douilaa.
Tel. Doug. 4 61.
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