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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1916.
Personal Gossip : Society Notes : Woman's Work : Household Topics
October 13, 1916
Dolls large and .small, dolls dark
and fair, dolfe male and female, dolls
American and alien, in (act any tort
of doll y"ou might wish is being
dressed by the young women of St.
Mary's Avenge Congregational
church for their tea, or bazaar, which
will be given . about Thanksgiving
time. Some of the dolls are donated
by friends, others are purchased by
the members, but a large array of
dolls to suit every little girl is being
decked in daintylgarments for the oc
casion. This afternoon at the home of Miss
Helen Garvin the) circle will meet for
worlt , Among the members of the
circle art Miss Helen Ingwersen,
chairman; Misses-Marjorie Howland,
Helen Garvin, Margaret Nattinger,
Lucy Garvin and Gertrude Porter.
The last two young women have gone
away to school, but before they left
they made their respective donations
to the collection.
Dressing the dolls is giving the
airlt heani of fun. Thev have all of
(them named and probably tagged
with individual characteristics. -One
day someone donated a baby doll that
looked the - very picture, everyone
agreed, of little John Hulbert, 3-year-old
son of Dr. and Mrs. G. A. Hul
bert. That started it. .For since that
baby was John Hulbert, the others
couldn't be neglected, and so regular
chistenings are the order at the meet
ings of ttejjlrjcrt, (':-. -
To Honor Mr.' Borglum.
Mrs. Alfred (Darlow had a table of
twelve guests at luncheon at the
Commercial 'club today when her
brother, Mr: Gutzon Borglum, was
the speaker. Last evening Mrs. Dar
low gave a 'delightful 9 o'clock coffee
in honor of her brother. Mrs. Dar
low waa assisted by:
r Uhm. ana lleadamee
Auguat M. Borcium, . of Herman,
C. T. Kountae, Arnold Borilum,
Thome On, - Haller Rie.
Lloyd burdlc C. W. Hamilton.
ft.lea Soobla, . llasal Howard.
Mona Cowall, ' . .
Belcher, ', Clarence Darlow.
Dr. Paul Ludlnrton.
Mr. and Mrs, Edgar H. Scott will
have Mr, Borglum and Mrs. Darlow
at dinner tonight, prior to Mr. Borg
lum'l departure' for. New York,
and thence to Atlanta to engage in
his work on Stone mountain. Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. George and Mr. and
Mrs. N. P. Dodge will be other dinner
guests of the Scott. :.,
j Afternoon lor Bride.
I Miss Marguerite Marshall entertain
t ed at an afternoon affair today in
1IUIIUI Ul 01199 wm.v "
marriage to Hr. Eugene Holland of
Lincoln will take place next Satur
day, Pink roses formed the decora
tions. Ten guest were present. , -
Miss Nell Kyart will give a lunch
eon Saturday for Mis Bedwell and
Miit Marjorie root a., dinner and
OrpheunT party in tne evening, un
Monday afternoon Mist Ruth Lmdley
will entertain for Miss Bedwell. Mr.
vt. C tr Krlur1l will crive a
i dinner for the wedding party before
' the wedding rehearsal Friday evening.
Box Partle at Opera.
Reservation for the opera "Mar
tha," which opens the fall teason at
the Brandeit tonight include the fol
lowing box parties: Captain C. D.
Palmer. Mrs. M. O. Maul, Millie
I Ryan, Mr. Wallace Lyman.
Among me line panics arc, ncmj
F. Wyman, ix; Mrs. R. B. Howell,
four; J. G. Martin, four; Mrs. Draper
Smith, five; J. E.' Nichols, Valley,
Neb., four; J. A. Cavers, six; G. F.
Spooner, Council Bluffs, five; Mrs.. C.
C. George, four; F. W. Judson, fdur;
Dr. Wherry, four; Miss M. Paul, Har
lan, la., eighteen. y
First Assembly Announced.
The first assembly dance of the
year will be given next Wednesday
evening at Turpin' dancing academy.
Arrangement had not been made to
hold any assemblies this year, but
there was so much demand for them
that each "Wednesday evening an as
sembly will be held. . j
Mr.' Roy Dixon entertained at din
ner at the Fontenelle last evening for
Miss Harriet Dixon of North Platte.
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Riggs were in
cluded m the party ;
The Friday Bridge Luncheon club
met today with Mrs, J. J. Sullivan.
1 Tea for Student.
f Mis "Alice Barton, new dean of
women at Bellevue college, enter
1 tained the young women of Fonte
i nelle hall at tea in her parlors yester
f day at 4 o'clock. . ; ,
! j Tea for Hi Orosse.
p Un. W. A. Fraser entertained at
tea it her nome tnis anernoon tor
Miss Irene Grosse ot rasadena, cai.,
who il the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
i George, j ,
j Dinner for House Ouettt.
' i Mr. and Mrs. A. U Reed wilt en-
: I tertain at dinner at their home this
l evening for the guests at the Charles
; Meu haiise party. ,
i ! Bridge for Out-of-Town Guests.
' j Mrs. W, H. Abbott entertained at
' bridge this afternoon for Mrs, George
; S. Adams of Clinton, N. Y., who is
'i the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Karl
Adams, and for Mrs. S. E. Huspe, of
. Fullerton, Neb., guest of Mrand Mrs.
H. G. Nasburg. Three tables will be
, set for the game. Cosmos will te
' used as decorations on thetea table.
' bociai Gosip. iJ...
i Mrs. N. H. Loonul left yesterday
1 for a two week' trip to New York
1 City. ,
Miss Cecile' Andrew Of St. Paul,
who was the guest of Miss Lulu
, Houck for the Ak-Sar-Ben ball, left
for her home Sunday evening.
Mist Gertrude Hull of Salina, Kan.,
' who spent tome time during A-Sar-
Ben with Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Loom is,
returned to her home Wednesday
uiorning. ' M ;
Personal Mention. .
M. O. Plowman was registered at
1 fhe Hotel MfMpin in New York
j City tins week. . ...-
1 Mrs, John W. Battin, who hat been
visiting in Grand Rapids and Minne
apolis, returned home on Friday. -
Mrs. P. H. Koolish returned Tues
day from the Twin Cities and leaves
today for her home in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Syfert moved to
the Blackstone today from the New
Mr. William E. Maloney and Mr.
Thomas C. Byrne of Omaha are
guests of the Elms hotel, Excelsior
"Clean Your Slums,"
- Urges Borglum in
'- Discourse on Art
'h"en minutes a day of fifty men's
time," said Gutson Borglum, New
York sculptor, "woald make Omaha
a city talked of from coast to coast."
He spoke thus to the Commercial
club members at a public affairs
luncheon at noon. He was discussing
"Clean up your slum," he urged.
"The slum is entirely unnecessary in
your city.1 What a beautiful place
could be made of Omaha with com-
Earativety little expense. You need
etter roads and better streets, you
need parks and places to gather and
see and meet each other,
"Until you want these things you
will never have them. And until you
have them you will never be a great
"I've seen Minneapoli and other
cities no older than Omaha develop
ahead of Omaha in these things, while
at the 'same , time. I've teen Omaha,
my old home city, lying still with dirt
"Why don't you get together and
realize what Omaha means to you, if
not also to the United States?1'
The speaker complained again of
the lack of appreciation of the early
heroet of thit section, in that none of
them are immortalized In-statues on
the big buildings .in this section. "The
great men who have made this com
monwealth you've forgotten," he said.
"You've forgotten most of them, and
one might almost say, you don't even
care for them."
Detailed Reason :
For the Advance
In Price of Bread
Washington, Oct. ' 13. The extent
of, increase in the price of bread or
decrease in weight of loaves during
the four months from May 15 to
September 15, is detailed in figures
from forty-five of the country's prin
cipal industrial centers, made public
today by the Bureau of Labor sta
tistics. Bakers in reports to the bu
eau gave as reasons the increased
:ost of materials and ingredients, es
pecially flour. Changes in prices and
weights have been most numerous
luring the last two months, which
the figure cover. : r i
Of 210 brands of bread that re
tailed for 5 cents and weighed fifteen
ounces or over May 15, only fourteen
remained at the same price and
weight September 15.
Comnarative ftEures on wheat and
flour give the retail prices of bread
and thow that in September the
wholesale price of wheat waa- 31 per
cent greater September 15 than May
15: the wholesale Driceof flour 37'
per cent higher; the retail price 23
ner cent higher for the same period
and the average retail price of bread
11 per cent, mghetr
In Mav. flour was $5.48 a barrel
wholesale and $7.62 retail, leaving a
margin of $2.14 to cover transporta
tion, retailer's expentet and profits,
usually jobbers' expenses and profits
bet ween the mill and the retailer. ' In
September the margin wat $1.90 a
The retail price of bread per pound
before baking in May wat $.056, in
SeDtember. $.062. The -wholesale
price of 10.45 ounces of flour in one
pound ot breaa before Daxing, assum
ing 300 loaves to the barrel, in May
was $.018, in September, $.025.
In May the wholesale value of 10.45
ouncea of flour was 1.8 cents; the
average retail price for sixteen ounces
of bread, before baking being 5.6
centt, making a margin ot iJS cents
between the wholesale price of flour
in Jpsixteen-ounce loaf of dough and
the retail of the sale loaf baked. The
margin figures do not include the cost
of retailing and the retailer's profits.
' Fruit is Violation
Of Federal Law
Washington, Oct. 13. Orange and
grapefruit growers and shippers were
warned today by the Department of
Asricu ture that the shipment in in
trastate commerce of fruit sweating
either before or during shipment is
a violation of the pure food laws.
Sweating turns green, unripe fruit
yellow and maket it apear ripe.
The warning wat occasioned, the
department's statement says, by
growers and shippers inquiring what
action would be taken during the
coming season to prevent the ship
ment of citrus fruit artificially colored
by tweating. ' : ;
Plan to Provide Pensions for
Aged Ministers Who Retire
Des Moines. Ia.. .Oct. 13. A olan
whereby contributions from active
ministers will assist churches in rais
ing a fund to take care of retired
preachers today wat presented to the
international convention of the
Churches of Christ by the board of
ministerial relief ot the church.
The plan calls for the assessment
of every active minister in the church
i for the raising of a fund to supply
pensions for ministers more .than 67
vMr nf whn have arrverl arrivlv
for thirty years. Compulsory retire
ment of ministers on reachingrfhe age
of 7u is provided.
Be: Want Ads Produce Results.
Timely Fashion Hint ByRacomeme
Wonders of Light
By GARRETT P. SERVISS.
"I hava raad In a boolr-that tha blua of
tha ocean la due to tha reflection of the
akr color on a clear day, and that Then
the water looka treen It la beoaua it la
ahallow arfl the aun raya are reflected
from the ltom. Thla doea not eatlafy
ma, I have Hewn the ocean on a brltht' day
and on another occaelon on a veiy dull
day, off Cane Hatteraa, where the Gulf
Btream paaaer through tha cold watera of
the Atlantic,1 and on both occaaloma the
urfaca waa divided Into two roloa a
brltht blue and a dark sreen. The dlvlalon
waa aharp, almoat, aa a knife-cut. though
It waa not a atralght line, but tha contraet
of colors waa the aame when tha aky waa
blua aa when. It wna covered. Will 0ou
enlighten met J, J. M.'V
' The blue of the ocean is not due to
reflection from the-sky- Pure water
itself is blue, at can be proved by
looking through a long tube filled
with it. On a bright day the inten
sity -of the blue color of the ocean
may be accentuated by sky reflection,
but the color remains when the sky
it clouded. .
Where the ocean appeart green, as
near1 coasts or over banks, the phe
nomenon is not due to reflection from
(he bottom, but to impuritiet in the
water, These impurities have a pre
vailing yellowish color, which mixed
with the blue, transmitted from the
water beneath, produces green. When
there are no noticeable impurities
near the surface the light that is re
flected back from a considerable
depth shows only the blue of the
water, the other colors being ab
sorbed. ( .
. Any perfectly blue water will ap
pear blue if the depth; from which
the' light is reflected is sufficiently
great. But shallow water doea not
look blue because the light must pass
through af considerable depth of
water before the yellow elementi of
the epectrum are absorbed. The gray
ish or, slate-colored, hue, of the ocean
when its surface is disturbed by the
wind is due to the intermixture of
various reflected rays; and rays that
have not penetrated much below the
The phenomenon of color contrast
which you noticed at the edge of the
Gulf stream is familiar to many ocean
travelers. The line of division is usu
ally not quite so sharp as you describe
it, but the change from green to blue
as the Gulf stream is entered is re
markably abrupt, and no doubt arises
from the relative purity of the warm,
salt water of the-stream.
At the same time it would appear
that there are cases in which some
peculiar quality of the water may af
fect the color, although, as far, as I
Suit coats for the
coming season are
quarter length or
full length. In
length is evident,
the model being
cut in long waisted
effect with full
Huge, flat pockets
are an interesting
with silk stitching
with huge novelty
suit is developed
in dark gray
velours de laine
and trimmed with
gray fox fur. .
, Color Beneath the: Sea
arm aware, no analysis has shown this
to be a fact The Lake of Geneva, or
Lake Leman, which it the wash basin
of the River Rhone, it world famous
for the exquisite blue of its waters.
The Lake of Constance, which may
similarly be called the wash basin bf
the River Rhine, it celebrated for itt
beautiful green hue. ' .
In the Kandorstog valley, Switzer
land, is a little lake, or , pond, which
travelers over the Gemmi pass turn
aside to see, whose water is of an
indigo blue, to intense that one is
tempted to suspeet that it haa been
artificially colored as a bait for tour
ists, -i I '- '
A marvelous proof that water it
really blue has been furnished by
nature in the celebrated Blue grotto
of Capri. When you have been rowed
into that wonderful cavern in the
Bar of Naples, passing through a
H -w .1. 1. ...L . U
smau opening in tnc ruia., whcic, u
the wind blows toward the shore, you
must stodp almosf'lo the gunwales to
keep your head from contact with the
roof of the passage, you find yourself
floating under a great natural dome,
with water fifty feet deep beneath you
and the atmosphere tteeped in blue
so brilliant and vivid that you might
imagine yourself to be breathing -.a
transparent azure vapor instead of
The magnificent color is due to the
fact that the greater part of the light
in the cavern has to come through the
deep water at the entrance, where the
aperture in the rocks, narrow and low
above the aurface, widens as it de
scends. The bright sunlight striking
the bay outside penetrates the hurt
water and enters the cavern far Below
the surface, ajid when it emerges with
in the hidden chamber all but the blue
rays have been abstracted.
The more transparent the water
if the depth be great the darker be
comes the color, until sometimes it
appears almost black. The best ex
periments to determine, the depth to
which daylight penetrates in water
hive been based upon photography.
The eastern Mediterranean seems to
be the most transparent body of
water vet experimented with. Photo
graphic plates exposed there at a
depth of 328 fathoms, or 1,968 feet,
showed the effectsof light. But this
was blue light, Which specially af
fects a photographic film and the eye
placed at the same depth would prob
ably(nave perceived no trace of illum
When the genius of war, having de
veloped the submarine, as it is able
to do regardless of expense, hands
over the invention to the more useful
but less prodigal genius of science, we
shall learn many marvelous things,
now only guessed at concerning the
world beneath the sea level.
From the frozen north
is known for its ;
pur ity and high
Walter Baker tf GaLldL
ESTABLISHED I7SO DOftCHELSTEFV, MASS.
By DOROTHY DIX.
A few days ago I wrote an. article
for thit column urging parents to
have- their daughters taught some
gainful occupation whereby they
could earn their own bread and but
ter if it ever became necessary for
them to do so. 'This has brought
forth hundreds of letters from fathers
and mothers who ask; i
"What trade or profession would
you advise us to have our daughters
taught? A boy can study law, medi
cine, dentistry, etc., but what can a
girl do?" '
Broadly speaking, a girl can follow
almost any career in these days that
her brother can. The door of oppor
tunity1 is pretty widely open to wo
men and the limit of their achieve
ment is the limit of their ability
There are famous woman lawyers and
rinetnn and there are also ladv
Meamboat captains, lady longshore
men and at least one feminine steeple
jack. - ,
In the face of what women are
doing in Europe at the present mo
ment, where they are raising the
crops, making munitions, driving am
bulances, doing police duty, running
the street railways and motor busses,
there don't teem to be many things
that a woman can't 66 if she sets her
hand to it and puts her mind on it.
Woman's sphere has grown as large
as the universe. -
Personally, however, I believe in
the cobbler sticking to his last, and I
think that women are most useful
and that they are likely to achieve
their greatest tuccesses when they
follow along the lines of what we call
woman's work, the things that their
foremothert have done for countless
generations, and for which they have
an inherited natural aptitude.
Let a girl choose any of the occu
pations that belong to her sex, and do
it so well that she raises it to an art
or i science, and she is sure of fame
and fortune as her reward.
Clothes, food, shelter, nursing
there will never come a time when
these four elemental needs of human
ity will be adequately supplied. There
will always be women and men will
ing to pay lavishly for beautiful hats
and gowns, for superlative cooking,
for well kept lodgings and for skill
ful attendance upon them when they
are tick. x
Every dressmaker who has even an
artistic sense grows rich. , Women
struggle with one another to pay $50
for $5 worth of material if it is cun
ningly put together by a master hand
in a hat.
There are a dozen chefs In this city
who get ten thousand a year, and any
half-way sort of a cook that can make
gravy can get from $35 to $40 a
month with her board and prequis
ites. Every well run boarding house
where they sweep under the beds and
give fairly decent food has a long
waiting list. A good trained nurse
can make as much as a physician.
- These facts being self-evident, ( it
follows that no girl can make a mis
take who chooses either one .of these
professions, according to her bent. If
she. is handv with the needle, send
Wovr daughter to one cf the various
schools ot. design and let her learn
dress designing or millinery, to that
when she starts, forth on her career
she will be able to turn out crea
tions and get the price of creations,
instead of turning out sartorial hor
rors) that no one will be willing to
pay for at any price.
. If your daughter has a taste for
cooking, send her to one of the do
mestic science schools, where she
will learn every branch of the art of
cookery and housewifery, how to
keep a budget, what cuts of meat to
buy, how to balance rations and
so on. ,
Thus the will be equipped to go
into a kitchen, to run a boarding
house profitably, to take a place in
a hotel, or to teach domestic sccience
and.it is said by those in authority at
Colurnbia that there are far more de
mands for domestic science teachers
than there are for women to expound
the higher. culture. -
Trained nursing and kindergarten
ing are two more good professions
for a girl to study. Furthermore, the
girl who takes a thorough course in
any of these -arts that I have men
tioned is preparing herself in 'the best
possible manner for woman's chief
career. She will be a more efficient
wife and mother for being an ex-
No man learns to live until he has
lived to learn. '
- Girls like being called old maidt un
til they really are. , . ,
Opportunity knocks once, but im
portunity is always knocking.
r Keep pegging away, and' there are I
oounu to dc interesting rcamis.
The fellow who always agrees with
you generally wants something.
Don't tryi to tail on the tea of mat
rimony until you have raised the wind.
The man who thinks, he can stop
smoking when he want to never
seems to want to.
for Women to
pert dressmaker, or milliner, or cook,
or nurse, or kindergartner.
If a girl has a mechanical bent and
is particularly deft with her fingers, a
trade tchool will teach her a hundred
different wayt to make a good living.
If a girl it apt at figures, give her
a course in a good business college.
There is plenty of room in the busi
ness world for expert bookkeepers
If a girl has had a good education
and if she knows how to spell, ste
nography offers an unlimited field,
for even as the housewife goes about
searching for the jewel of a cook
who can get up a meal without as
sistance, so does the business man go
about looking for the paragon of a
stenographer who can take dictation
without making forty mistakes to the
letter. When either treasure is found
her employer stands ready with a fat
If a girl has the commercial in
stinct and Dlenty of fir's, a'e ho'n
traders let her go and serve her ap
prenticeship as a clerx in some busi
ness she wants to follow and ther.
open up her own little shop.
One of the most prosperous sub
urban stores around New York is
kept y two charming women pf my
acquaintance, and I know a young
girl now at college, with a passion
for old mahogany, who is studying
period furniture, and fitting herself
In Fine Wearing
Models are Pinch
Back, Belted Back,
tive and Business
Suits. ? Prices are:
Do not be backward in
asking for credit Hun
dreds of mien hacve . had
their appearance "gin
gered up" here, this fall,
and you can do the same.
Come in and see us: j j ,
" Out-of-town customers- should
write sfor our new Free Fall
Catalog. C -,'
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... ... ,.n an nntimil ahoD aS SOOH
as she is through school, v
Philanthropy, social settlement
work, athletics, dancing there are
millions of things a girl can learn
to do by which she can earn her own
living. It doesn't matter which, she-,
chooses. The only thing that mat-;
ters is how well she learns to do it.
Success in any line simply
turning out an expert job. And fail
ure means turning out a poor job.
And this is true for both men and
Teach your daughter to do some
one thing superlatively well, and you
will f,av o-iven hr a dowrv that noth
ing can take from her, , -
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