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Personal Gossip : Society Notes : Woman's Work : Household Topics
September 26, 1916.
.Wnme Economics department
F Ju J Ls If Grn Stesik (Science Departments
Qdiied by lrma Jt. Uross Central OCh School .
Wives I Might Have Been
Maybe you think it is only father,
mother, big aister and perhaps big
brother who are interested in the Ak-Sar-Ben
coronation ball. Not at all I
For onr very youngest social set, our
debutantei and beaux of the future are
just as much interested since ten of
their little members are going to wait
npon the king and queen.
Pages to their majesties, King and
Queen Ak-Sar-Ben XXII, they will
be. The king'a pages will be Harley
Moorhead, jr.; Louis Rogers Nash,
Edward Kennedy, Francis Burkley
and David Crofoot.
The queen's pages will be Jane
Powell, Beatrice Manley, Marie1 Dixon
and the Bradford twins, Bertha Mae
and Martha Ki.
Indeed, the largest affairs of the so
cial season seem to be incomplete
without including the names of the
kiddies who are to'take part.
Children will serve in both the Vail
jaquith and Penfield-Bacon wedding
parties, the two largest weddings in
prospect during the Ak-Sar-Ben fes
tivities. Dainty little Elinor Kountze will
attend Miss Alice Jaquith as . flower
girlwhile the bride's nephew, Charles
Frederick Weller, will be the' ring
i bearer. Three small attendants will
wait upon Miss Lucile Bacon. Master
Jamie McMullen will be ringbearer,
while little Misses Jane Stewart and
Jean Redick will be flower girls.
Prairie Park Club Party.
The Prairie Park club pave the sec
ond dancing party of the season at its
club house on Saturday evening. The
club rooms were decorated in aspara
gus fern and goldenrod. Those pres
ent were:
Meara. and Maadamiie
Fharlaa Koblnaon. .1. W. Oorty,
Charles C Hewsa, W. ft. Bolln,
Faul Havsns,
S. A. Lank.
IabIs Nslsen,
' A. H. Olmstead,
J. L. Miller,
B. A. Millar.
It. H Lawle.
B. .Vlcklae.
W. B. Rows.
Chart" Naff.
T. A. rrui.,
Jariss B. Bone.
. A- Htrlner,
w. I. rtsrnolas.
c. a. eiey.:
"Curtis CooV,
Frta Sur.6r.
B. A. Tolsnd.
J. A. walker.
II. H. IIviidI, .
S. St. Kent,
Wllnm. , :.
dlri Co I.
. af. Ktekoison.
Gaerae Roach.
, Joaaph J. NvoUl ufluill Armatrrnia.
Chicago, (jariana ume. .
William Kavottl. - .Toruld Bruce.,
a. A. ftoet. . ' a. t,yie,
r. C. law. ' J'ff Bosm. - i
UharIM W. Brttt, I. JJ. Ervtn.
Or end Mrs. J. C. Soukuh.
yiM uiM
r-,(. Vntn, V.eole Clrandao.
Mlitrod Orlfflth. oimatesd.
Orrlruda Armstrer.!- .Helen Crawford,
Peala ltte, Ruth lre.
Harah Muirett, , Joreer-eon.
tfthel Morgana, " . :J Base, '
(Vllma Brum, i " Free ttose.
uaueiins Mtts, ' " iiiui
fi. r. Gnr.
j. a. Quick.
Max Smith,
, W. F. Guild.
R. H. fleeord,
n. r. Mr.iM,
John Down,
John Fueha, 1
X, W. Nlokole,
H. W. Wealn of
W. Haseltotl. '
H. I. Rosa,
H. r. Wallace,
J, W. ".aoa-lund.
('. t. Palm,
n. O. Kln,
I. . C. Tuompaon.
X. P Uu,
' R. Forbaa. s
aldma ' .
C. H. Roh.
Uocakat. '
llaaara.- v
.1. .J. Roaaback.
Vlovd Prry,
Vegetable Canning.
Hamiighen will be host to a party of whiIe vegetable canning comes un
four. I der the same basic laws as fruit can-
' ning, the sterilization process is not
For Misa Bacon. i .;i, in the rase
Mrs. C. T. Kountze entertained at I , 'uj-i, . ,rv r-,A
luncheon at her home today in honor
of Miss Lucile Bacon, an October
bride. Pink roses were used on tht
table. Covers were placed for:
JWIaaea Mlasea
Lurllft Bacon. T)aphn Pfltor.
Margarnt Baui, tiartruda Mtz.
Anna OtflTord. Joaaphlne Congdon.
Eleanor Macka;-. Kllaabath Reed
Ura. Frank W. Bacon.
Luncheon for Misa Todd.
Miss Grace Allison entertained at
luncheon today for Miss Mildred
Todd of Kansas City, who left for
her home this afternoon after a visit
with Miss Alice Coad.
At Happy Hollow Club.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. I-ell will
entertain, at dinner at the club this
evrning. Mrs. Arthur Merritt of Cht-i-sgo.
Mrs. Fell's comin, and Miss
;W:er of Peoria, 111., who is the
giiesi of Mr. and Mrs. John Harvey,
v.ill le the out-of-tOwn guests. Covn
ivs rt-'ll be laid for:1 ;
Kaaara. and Meedamea
tfl rlea R. Sherman, John Harw.
ea fandlih. Charlea B. Moaer,
& r 'J. 'I'rimbla, RobartvJYImbla.
j;ru Art5ior Merritt o Chicago,
wewlier of Peoria, III. ...
tin !r. It. C. Henry. ah.T
Mi. ;. W. Campbell had a four
u.e 1 icheon at the club today.
.!.. itions for the evening dinner
:oikc I'.ave been made by H. A.
Ihompiun, Dr. W. F. Melroy and
G A Uobertt. ; ; . ' .
Mr. and Mr. A. B. Currie will have
a party of eight at the club this eve
ning, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cowell
will have nine guests, Mrs. J. A.
Spence will have a party of eight, as
will also Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Ward.
fi.e Hnnriftta Gilmore will enter
tain twelve guesls at dinner at the
rlnh ihta eveninof for Miss Helen
Jackson of Westiield, K. J., who has
arrived to oe a mcinocr ui uci
ding party.
At th Field Club.'
Mrs. C. B. Brown and Misa Wal
rod were hostesses at luncheon at the
Field club today. A low mound of
Russell roses and ferna formed an at
tractive centerpiece. .Covers, were
laid for:
lle:dain i.-etlmee
A. B. t?o:u?. H. ilulllu.
lid P. Smith. ". A JJcKej.
Arthur Ciuuas 1. a 1'faman.
U. J. naawell. I'. 1s. l-oonila. -Ja'uav
rcraythe. . . i H. Law-son,
ii. A. HuUorl. J. a Porter.
). P. l-ord. !
Mrs. R. V. I'olIarJ entertained- at
luncheon at the f'k-ld club today for
Mrs. Harry r'olkrd of Morida, who
u 'jending sevcri.1 tSk in the city
in trie gutst of Mr. and- Mrs. R. D.
I'ollard Anttimti flowers were used
on th(? table. . 'i'l:o!c present were;
For Departing College Girls.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Gilchrist will
give a dancing party at their home
this evening for Miss Helen Peycke
and Miss Mildred Rhoades, who are
leaving soon for school. Misa Pey
che will leave Thursday in company
with Miss Beulah Clarke and her
mother, and Miss Rhoades will leave
Sunday evening.
Rohrbough-Heaton Wedding.
Today at VVahoo, Neb., occurs the
marriage of Miss Helen Heaton,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Hea
ton of that city to Mr. Merrill Curtis
Rohrbough of Omaha.
Social Affairs Planned. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Freeman will
entertain at the closing dinner-dance
at the Field club.
Mrs. Robert Dempster entertains
informally at luncheon on Thursday.
Mrs. W. H. Walker will entertain
at cards Thursday in honor of her sis
ter, Mrs. J. J. Mould of Milwaukee,
who has arrived to remain over the
Ak-Sar-Ben festivities.
Notea of Interest.
Mrs. L. J. Herzog of Sioux City is
the guest of Mrs. Samuel Katz at the
Fontenelle and will remain a few
weeks. Mrs. Katx has but recently
returned from a two months' stay at
Atlantic City. ,
Madame J. F. Anson will return in
October from California, where she
has had an apartment during the sum
mer. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Cook will aceom-
Riny their son, Culver H. Cook, when
e goes east Wednesday evening to
enter his second year at Princeton
college. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Albert R. Busch have
taken an apartment at the Genoa. '
Mrs. M. D, Cameron is improving
after an illness of several months.
Mrs. Carl A. Pedersen and sons of
Obe,rt,- Neb., hav returned home,
having visited hre with relatives for
several weeks. . Mrs. - Pedersen was
formerly Miss Lottie Kritenbrink.
J Dr,' and Mrs.' E wing Brown are tak
ing an apartment at Highland Court,
just vacated by the G. H. Wrights.
Recent arrivals at the Royal hotel
in Excelsior Springs included the fol
lowing from Omaha: Mr. and Mrs.
P. J. Corcoran, J. T. McGrath, Eddie
Burns, F. E. Sackett, D. F. Barber.
Misses i'rances, and Mary. Weir
have gone to New Orleans by way
of New York. From New York they
will make the balance of the trip by
ocean steamer. j
Carlisle S. Lenta left Monday even
ing for Baltimore to enter hia third
year at Johns Hopkins Medical col
lege. Misa Helen Clarke will have two
house Quests during Ak-Sar-Ben
week. Miss Louise Lewis of De Kalb.
III., who comes Friday of this week,
and Miss Marion Thompson of Min
neapolis, who comes next Tuesday.
Both young women have visited here
Miss Lillian Weiss leaves Thursday
i - : .i i -
to enter urr acmur year at inc uqr
versity of Chicago.
Press Club Tea.
Mrs. Martin Harris entertained the
Omaha Women's . Press club at 4
o clock tea at her Home today.
Brogan-Rice Wedding.
, This evening at 5 o'clock in the
University Methodist church of Aus
tin, Tex., will occur the marriage of
Miss Mary Cleo Rice, daughter of
Judge and Mrs. Benjamin Herbert
Kice ot that city, with Dr. Albert Per
fhe decav of vecetables is due 'to
nicroscopic forms of life called bac
teria, just a is the decay of fruits,
but the bacteria which attack vegeta
bles are more resistant to heat be
cause they have the ability to pro
duce spores. Spores may be likened
to seeds, in that they have hard,
protective coverings and can with
stand unfavorable conditions. While
boiling moderately for a long' time
will destroy all bacteria, it will not
kill bacterial spores; so the vegetable
to be canned must be re-boiled on a
a second day and then again on a
third day. Between the first and
second days the spores will develop
into bacterial plants as they find
themselves surrounded by warmth,
food and moisture. The second boil
ing destroys these new bacteria and
the third boiling destroys all bacteria
which may have escaped the second
From these facts, the "cold jpack"
method, also called the "intermittent
sterilization" method, has been de
veloped. The apparatus required Is
a container for sterilizing and a sup
ply of jars with good lids and rub
bers, or, better, jars with glass tops
held in place by wire springs. A
clothes boiler with a false bottom
of wire netting may be used as a
container. The netting is of galvan
ized wire with a fairly small mesh,
perhaps one-half inch. .
Pack jars full of prepared raw veg
etables (except in the case of beets,
which should be cooked) fill the jars
to the top with cold water and add
salt in the proportion of one teaspoon
to the quart. Adjust the top loosely.
Place the false bottom in the boiler,
set jars or it do not crowd and
pour in about three inches of cold
water. Put the cover on the boiler,
bring the water to a boil and let it
boil one hour. . Then remove cover
from the boiler and allow steam to
escape. Tighten lids and allow jars
to stand twenty-four hours.
On the second day loosen the lids
and proceed as on the first day. Re
peat the process on the third day.
Tighten the lids and set jars aside
for a day. Then test as usual.
If tomatoes are - canned by this
method, one day's cooking is suffi
cient, as the fruit is so acid.
Tomatoes may be canned easily by
the method suggested for fruit can
ningthat is, stewing the fruit and
thent putting it into sterilized jars.
Wash tomatoes and peel by plung
into boiling water for three minutes
and then into cold. Place in a pan
over a very low flame. If you turn
frequently to avoid sticking and burn
ing, no water need be added. Add
salt in the proportion of one tea
spoon to the quart. Boil gently thir
ty minutes, counting time from be
ginning of boiling. Place in sterilized
jars, fill jars to overflowing, adding
boiling water if necessary. Seal as
Readers are cordially invited to
ask Misa' Gross any questions
about household economy upon
which she may possibly give help
ful advice; they are also invited to
give suggestions from their expe
rience that may be helpful to
others meeting the aame problems.
Serving the Tomato.
All of us who enjoy the delicious
flavorful fruit of the tomato plant to
day will hardly believe that its use on
our table has been confined to the last
fifty years. Even in our grand
mother'e day the vermillion- globes
were looked on as ornaments to deck
the mantle, but not as food. In those
days the tomato was known as "love
apple"; but it was believed, to be
poisonous because it belongs to the
same family as the deadly nightshade.
Today, however, we know that the
ley Brogan, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Francis A. Brogan of Omaha.
Afternoon Tea.
Mrs. J. H. Harrht gave an afternoon
tea today complimentary to Mrs. Ed
ward Rucklos of Long Beach. Cat.,
formerly of Omaha. Mrs. Rucklos
and her three daughters are visiting
Mrs. Harms.
Roma Traabla Maker.
An Indian with a war club la aome trou
ble maker, even if aald Indian denlea he la
an Indian. We refer to- Zui-h, otherwtne
"Buck" Wheat, and hie eavage attack on
National league twlrlera thla eraaon.
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v:. utghtt.' vvoo.1
ov.f."ord ;;uiin. :
r Ikel.y,
s:arfr.a ta!v
v:io? -'.:i,:
: Miss lir.
'.ela Wuruhtr,
sv.l.,-tli lJaliereou.
Ur.y Pollard of
1 ;;u, a Patera.
entertained all
hnc'-.-oi, at ti.e --tf.:o ohi touay lor
'Vi.-a.'Uarshail V.a!.:cr ot New York,!
Vo is visiting !-er parents, Mr. andj
jr l). .Jarr:ut. icn gucj's une
present , - .
Mrs. H. A. Ca:ura.. Mrs. C. D
Mnrteran and lire. i). ('. liaker had
. of four arid .si tit. the. closing
1 on an ! bridge ,'arty at thtvlub
lucav. ud Mrs: Roland il. Jones had
2 iarty of eight.
. aturday evening Mr. and Mrs. C
0. aturtevsnt will have eight guests
ut the closing dinner dance. Mr. and
Mrs. H. A. Wahl will have twelve
r?tiesti Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hutchin
son will have a party of live, Mr. and
Mrs. H. B- Kranz will entertain seven
and James L. Pray has made rescr
rations for three.
7 his is the occasion ot the 1at
Tuesday Ijnrtjjr; toa-nament at the
Held club. ;
At the Country Club.
, llr. and Mrs. . J. I,ve mil iiav:
a party of ten puea' the -Wvdne:
dav. ovening dmner-dane?, and J.
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I An attractive separate bodice la shown here I -
tomato is not- only harmless, but
possesses acids which make it pecu
liarly stimulative and cleansing, and
though the bulk consists of water, its
chief value is in the small ner cent of
minerals. These have a direct effect
on the kidneys and liver, acting as
natural "salts," being particularly
useful if there is any tendency to
biliousness, gout or clogged intestines.
Variety in Serving.
But to the housekeeper the tomato
is a staple ) summer food mainly be
cause it permits such endless variety
in its serving. . Few, indeed, are the
vegetables which can be eaten in so
many attractive ways, both raw and
cooked, its color and picturesqueness
enhancing any dish to which it is
added. The tomato is perhaps the
ideal salad vegetable because it can
be combined with so many other
foods, particularly eggs, Cheese and
In these salad forms it can play the
part cither of a watery salad for re
freshment only, or if combined with
the three foods above mentioned it
will make a substantial meal, es
pecially suited for hot weather. Here
are some suggested combinations:
Tomato rings, cress, balls cream
cheese, almonds.
Tomato aspic in small molds, gar
nished with pepper rings.
' Tomato cup stuffed with chopped
cabbage, celery and walnuts.
Tomato cups filled with cooked
diced carrots, white turnip and string
' Cooked white string beans and as
paragus laid through thick rings of
Suggestions for cooked tomatoes
Tomato cups stuffed with bread
crumbs and ham and baked.
, Tomato cups filled with bread
crumbs and dropped egg baked.
Rings of tomato saute with diced
eggplant aaute arranged in layers
with salt, pepper, grated parmesan
cheese and baked.
Thick rings of tomato saute in but
ter, served with cream sauce on toast.
Porch Sandwich Rings of tomato
covered with grated- cheese highly
seasoned, grilled on crackers; sardines
may be added to this.
Olive and walnut meats in chilled
tomato aspic as individual salads; to
mato cups stuffed with seasoned
crumbs-, topped by large fresh mush
room, grilled.
Ripeness Gives Flavor.
August is the month when the first
early tomatoes are in their prime. The
tomato, likd other vegetables, does
not develop its perfect flavor until
perfectly mature and ripe. It needs
the hot sun to transform the green
cellulose into ruby lusciousness. Un
less fully ripe the cross sections of the
pulp are tough and sometimes bitter.
For baking especially the tomato must
be so ripe that in about twenty min
utes it can be grilled or scalloped.
Too long cooking makes it dark and
separates the pulp and juice, leaving
the skin as a distinct and unpleasant
feature. For all scalloped dishes the
tomato should not be peeled, other
wise it will lose its shape. But for
salad dishes the tomatoes should be
dropped into boiling water, skinned
quickly with a silver fruit knife and
then placed to chill.
Since the tomato possesses such an
excess of natural acid, care must be
Advice to Lovelorn
By Beatrice Fairfax
Clinging to Toar Ideale,
Oear Mlea Fairfax: Referring to your
article entitled. "Aaklng Advice and tak
ing H," I venture to make a few remarke.
t am II and haven't a eingle man friend
for the reason t refuee to klaa every Tom.
llck and Harry. 1 have gone about With
quite a few men and It waa the eame
with all. t wea particularly Interested In
the letter you quoted. One of hla phraaee
K-aa. "I take my hat off to any girl who
la really eelf-respecllng." That waa a
very creditable thing to say, but did he.
In hla own eoul, really mean what he aald?
Poaetblr am too ekpetical. but I have
long pondered thla ,ueetlon. Why la 11
that men alwaye pay attention to auch
gtrla aa will allow them to klaa and make
love to them, while the really aelf-raepect-Ing
gtrla are termed deed elow and paseed
over In favor of the eo-ealled game spon?
Would any man Ilka hla alater to be called
a game apart T
urtbi ur in Bi LunbouHE.
There mar be a good many men in the
world who want to make light and facile
love to every girl they meet, but there
are alao a great many who reapeot a girl
for her own dignified sett reepect. ' No
11-year-old girl la la a poaitlon to gen
eralise about men becauae a few emotional
boys have tried to make love to hor and
have loat .Interest In her when they found
they couldn't The thing for hor to do
la to bo true to her own Ideals and to
try to retain her faith In human nature
which la a pretty docent thing after all.
Try to appeal to the beat In then and try
not to ha appealed to by any but the best
type of men. Tour problem will work It
self out . it you ara patient and refuse to
become cynical, skeptical, or reckless. Ton.
write a very good letter and evidently are
ta?H.b o of thinking and reaaonlng In an
i; teftf'.-'Unu way. Heat assured . that there
ero aood men ready to Ilka you for your
mind If you reveal Its charm to them.
used when combining it with milk.
I Uncooked milk should never be used,
but the milk heated or made in a
i cream sauce first and then added. The
j helpful pinch of soda should be added
I to a cream sauce which is combined
with tomatoes. Cream curdles less
easily than milk because it has more
fat or less casein or thick part of
milk. Canned and evaporated milk
when diluted gives even better re
sults than fresh milk, while fresh
cream thinned is the ideal to combine
with any tomato dish.
Dressinga and Mayonnaise.
Owing to its luscious and flavoring
qualities the tomato is specially adapt
ed to use with oil dressings either of
the French or mayonnaise types. The
so-called "boiled dressing does not
go well. In making a French dress
ing lessen the amount of vinegar be
cause of the natural acid in the to
mato itself, and by adding different
seasonings, such as a few celery setd,
crushed mint leaf, garlic, sweet mar
joram or otlier herbs, even plain
sliced tomatoes will have variety. By
all means avoid that unnecessarily
common dressing, sugar, vinegar and
oil heavily mixed and poured over
the inevitable three rings of tomato.
Instead of using the slices in the
flat way, pyramid them, placing some
of the lettuce leaves between. Or cut
a small whole tomato into eight sec
tions, or "petals," like an organ ge,
to vary the monotony of the slice.
Or use the same sectional pieces as
decorations around platters of cold
meat. The small, perfectly shaped to
matoes are, of course, more suitable
for individual cup salads. Moderately
large are best for baking and the larg
est size for any of the grilled or
aauted dishes. Philadelphia Ledger.
Of course I might have married
Jack. There was really just one rea
son why I didn't, and that was be
cause I didn't love him, and there is
all the difference in the world be
tween the right and the wrong man.
Jack was the type of admirer that
always makes a good showing. Every
girl knows at least one man like him.
She likes to introduce him to her
friends, as much as to say:
. "Yes, girls, take a good look, but
no trespassing,' because he's mine."
Jack was distinguished looking. His
clothes were always just the right
thing. He owned a Stunning racer,
and he certainly knew how to amuse
a girl. I always felt beautifully dis
posed of, as though I couldn't have
thought of another thing to do for
myself. (And yet Jack wasn't fussy,
just dependable, and oh how he did
bolster up mypride.
Of course, I said no when he asked
me. Something inside of me said,
"Don't do it." Yesterday I met Jack's
wife, and now I think I know what
kind of a wife I might have been if
I had married Jack.
"How do you do, Miss Page?" she
said languidly. "Jack has spoken of
you so often. Isn't it hot? I don't
see how you can keep so cool."
Jack's wife was smartly dressed,
but she did look as though living up
to Jack made her breathless. I had
on tennis shoes and a white skirt and
waist. Of course, my mustard-colored
sport hat was becoming, but
otherwise I looked like any other
girl. I
' "Howis Jack?" I asked. "I haven't
seen him since you came back from
"I don't see much of Jack myself,"
the wife responded. "He has so many
friends, you know, and we have so
many social engagements to keeft,up.
and altogether life is just one grand
"Don't you have time to make
love?" I asked audaciously. And then
I was sorry I had spoken, because
Mrs. Jack flushed uncomfortably and
laughed uncertainly and said:
"I thought everyone finished that
up during the honeymoon."
"Of course," I responded quickly,
although I knew. I was telling the
biggest fib I had ever told in my life.
And then to change the subject. 1
saidr "Don't you play tennis?"
"I did before I was married," Jack's
wife responded, "but one gets so hot.
and Jack hates women to look hot
He says they're never ornamental
when their noses are shiny."
Our conversation began to sound
like a rehearsal of Jack's likes and
dislikes. Jack's wife seemed to be
rather a plastic individual and I be
gan to wonder if Jack had changed.
"I suppose you had a splendid time
abroad, ! said enthusiastically.
"Oh, yes," was the answer, "only
it was tiresome. The minute we
reached a spot where I wanted to
stop for a few days, Jack wanted to
move on.- He likes only the excite
ment of travel, and the beauty of the
scenery makes no difference at all to
him." ,
I wanted to say, "But you were
just married, I should think it would
be wonderful just to be together."
But, of course, I didn't. Afterward
I heard that Jack's wife had been
quite "fun" before she was married.
Then, being married to Jack must
have made Ul the difference.
I wonder if life would have been
the same for me if I had married Jack
myself. Perhaps not, because I am
not very easily influenced, but 1
should have been perfectly miserable
getting used to it all.
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An attractive aeparate bodice Is shown here
developed in black chiffon and lace over' flesh
georgette crepe. The shawl collar and square
cuffa are particularly good features. Especially
notable ia the fact that, the sleeves are three-quarter
length. Small white satin 'binding gives a
dainty, finialling , note. . , , ... -,. . .,'').: '. ..;
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p. m., SSc 8pecial Evening Dinner, 8 :S0
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Dinner SOe. Tha only plao in Omaha
whara yon. can get good home cooked
Bieale eerved tha way you like them.
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Our new Blanket Cleaning Department
is the finest and most up-to-date in the city, .
and we give you a class of work never be
fore seen in Omaha.
Double Blankets . . v . . . .$1.25
Single Blanket .-. . 75c
Down oCotton Comforts
We are' well equipped for cleaning Down
or Cotton Comforts, Sofa Pillows, Chair
Cushions, etc. .; , ; '
, Down Comforts . . . .$1.25
Cotton Comforts. $1.00
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Send them in along with your Blankets, Por
tieres Draperies, Curtains and other furnish
ings that require Care and Sk.ll in handling. , -
We have'eatablished our reputation on a QUALITY and SERVICE baais.
It happens, however", that our price are about the same as the average ,
- Cleaner's, but that's as far as the Companion goes. Try us on your nest
- order and see. , - ' ,
1513-15-17 Jones Street. Phone Douglas 963. '
' South Side 4708 South 24th Street. Phone South 1283.
N. B. We pay P. P. charges one way on all out-of-town orders Write for price list.
It paje to investigate.
. No one should be satisfied
with the war hit work b don
if a batter way can be found.
Wo used to think our method
of cleaning Wool Blankets waa
just about right, until last June,
whan a machinery salesman
came along and aaya, "I can sell
you a machine for cleaning
blankets that will not FELT or
SHRINK tha wool a particle." I
replied, "you'll hare to SHOW
He did. We ara now uiing the
machine every day. . We've
taken, old shrunken and felted
blankets that were practically
worthiest and made them a
oft and fluffy. aa new.
We get results that' what
you want, isn't it? '
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How the Bell Telephone System
Spends Each Dollar Received
We believe that every telephone user has a right to know what is
done with the money he spends for telephone service.
The following figures are taken from the annual report of the
American Telephone and Telegraph Company and Associated Com
panies, showing how the Bell Telephone System spends each dollar
it receives for telephone service:
(1) 4y, eanta at each dollar ara paid In wages, to empleyeea.
(2) 33', eanta- of each dollar ara apant in keeping tha plant In can.
slant good repair by rebuilding or replacing parta of It aa they
wear out, become out-of-date er ara destroyed by Area or devas
tating atarma. Out of .thla amount alao cornea tha money apent
for auppllaa, taxes, rente, amployec'a welfare work and far adver-
' tlalng.
(3 1 20 eanta ara paid for the uee of every 4 Invaatad In tha property.
There ara approximately S4 Inveeted far every 1 of grace reve
- nua received annually, and thla payment of 10 eenta In Interact
and dlvldende f epreeente an annual return of about 5 per cent
on tha Invaatment
" There Is no " water" in Bell Telephone stock. A dollar ha been
invested for every dollar's worth of stock, bonds or other securi
ties issued. ,
' '
There ara about 100,000 atoekholdore in the Bell Syatem, mere j
,' than 48,000 of whom ara empleyeea wha have Invaatad their aavlnga
'' In telephone atoek.