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Personal Gossip : Society Notes : Woman's Work i Household Topics
October 24, 1916
Society divided its rapt admiration
and appreciation of the opera "Car
men' and its principals last evening
with Lina Cavalieri, heralded as the
most beautiful woman in the world,
herself a singer of note and the wife
of Lucien Muratore, who sans Don
Jose opposite Geraldine Farrar'a
'"Carmen. The moment the lights
sorang on all eyes and opera glasses
were leveled at the left-side section
of boxes, where sat the famous
beauty and Madame Cleofonte Cain
' panini, with Maestro Campanini's sec
retary. Wondrously gowned and superbly
jeweled was the glorious Lina, easily
a figure to be distinguished from the
large crowd of music lovers. She
was gowned in black with a bodice of
filmy white lace seeded with pearls,
caught with bands of black 'Velvet
over the shoulder and the tinyVace
sleeves edged with fur. The bodici
was cut V-shaped to the waistline in
back, exhibiting a perfect back ami
rhoutders. The famous Cavalieri
jewels, fabulously priced, excited the
awe and adminration ot an wn-j
gazed. A magnificent rope of pearls
hung to the waistline, while a strand
of emeralds was worn around the
throat. One magnificent diamon 1
("looked like it weighed four pounds!"
as one charming matron expressed it)
gleamed on her finger, together witl.
gems and bracelets of lesser bril
liance. And her wrap? Girls, it was
real ermine! Yes, the entire coat I
Madame August Mothe Borglum
was the envied of all women as she
and Lina Cavalieri chatted volubly in
French, the starry eyes of the singer
sparkling with pleasure and her
smoothly-tressed dark head, bound
with a filet of brilliants, nodding ani
matedly at frequent intervals in ttw
They discussed her husband, Lucien
Muratore'. admirable interpretation
bf Don Jose, and Cavalieri told
Madame Borglum how many times
the herself had sung the role of "Car
men." She was born in Italy, but has
lived most of her life in France,' sh:
said, and was pleased to be with
Madame Borglum. After the oper
she presented Madame Borglum to
her husband, Mr. Muratore. , '
Madame Campanini. who, bv the
way, is a sister of the famous Tetra
linni, was gowned in black and white
luce, with a deep bertha of lac:
caught at the breast with a circlet of
diamonds, while she wore many more
jewels. Her curly dark hair was
worn in a high coiffure.
Miss Mary Munchhoff, Omaha
singer, is especially delighted in the
presence ot the grand opera company,
for it brings here her old friend and
''Dal" of student days in Paris and
Berlin, Rita Fornia. Miss MunchhoHf
; and Mist Fornia studied together at
sterns conservatory in Berlin, and
with Madame Marches! in Paris ami
lived in the same pensions. Miss
Formal sister, a Mrs. Hochstetlcr,
who is also a singer of note, was in
the party. The two old friends had
kincheon at the Fontenelle Monday.
ind this evening will be together
leain at dinner at the Fontenelle.
when Mrs. Frances Baetens, another
musical friend, gives a dinner fori
Miss Fornia. The other guestsl wi'l
be Patrick O'Nei), tenors and Sig
mund Landsberg of Omaha.
Clarence Whitehill, the toreador, U
another friend of Miss Munchhoff.
Star Whist Club Luncheon.
The Star Whist club was enter
tained at 1 o'clock luncheon at the
home of Mra. George R. Porter today.
Autumn colors were used in table dec
orations. The afternoon was spent
in playing whist. Guests of the club
were Mesdames E. L. Dodder, E. D.
Shirey and W. C Hayden. The
members include:
lleBdames Mesdamea
W. a Roe, . t. T. Qrevf, '
A. A. ruittr, , C. B. Laushtry, ,
Walter B. Graham. Frank A. Hub,
Qtn R. Porter, Steele Ollehrlst
Miss Minnie Kendriok. .
Informal Tea.
Mrs. Hugh Wallace entertained in-
formally at tea at her home this aft
ernoon for her guest, Miss Winifred
, Hicks of Duluth, Minn., who will be
. : . i- i i:i ri I : vi
wiin rjcr umu i nurauay evening. I ci-
low chrysanthemums were used
throughout the house. Twenty guests
were invited.
Informal Party or Quest
Mrs. W.NM. Jsffers gave a very in
formal luncheon and matinee party
at the Orpheum today for Mrs. E. K
Seeberger, an old friend from North
Platte, who is visiting in the city.
, Twelve guests were in the party.
Slumber Party. -
Miss Helen Kubat was hostess at
a slumber party at her home Satur
day night Those present were:
MtMM . , II leees
Milk Jetter. i ' WrlM.
Marlon Foley, Kthel Bevlnt-toa,
Irene Rubin, Helen Kubat,
lAurm UiOn. ' ,"' Mildred KublL,
-ftorma Bertram.
i Kyler-Carrier Wedding.
i The marriage of Miss Mary Gladys
Carrier to Mr. Harry Deuel Eyler will
take place at the home of the bride's
j parents, Mr. and Mrs. C S. Carrier,
: I this evening at 8:30. Miss Helen Car
) rier, a cousin of the bride, will play
i the Mendelssohn wedding march. The
IRev. M. V. Higbee of the North Pres
byterian church will perform the, cere
mony. The house will be decorated with
pink roses and greens. The bride is
j to wear a becoming dress of georgette
crepe over embroidered silk net made
i in long waist effect with, square neck
and wing sleeves of the embroidered
net Her three-quarter length veil
; , will be arranged in Dutch cap ef
; I feet and she will carry a shower bou-
ij ' quet ot bride l roses aa lines ot tne
1:5 . ll.
Mr. and Mrs. Eyler will leave for
Chicago at 1 o'clock tomorrow morn
ing. They will be at home after No
vember Is in Omaha.
Engagement Announced.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Mackenoff an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Anna, to Mr. Jake Crounse.
The date of the wedding has not yet
been set -. :
Suppers at the Fontenelle.
If you had no advance reservation !
you had no supper table at the Fon
tenelle after the opera last evening.
Even Maestro Lampanini and Ma-
Aawn famnanint waiter! rkiilKinV the
dining room until a table oould be f
placed for them. I
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Prinz gave j
a supper for the party which had been ;
entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Luther :
Kountze at dinner, including Mr. and ,
Mrs. 0. C. Redick and Mr. and Mrs. i
D. C. Stapleton.
With Mr. and ' Mrs. Charles T.
Kountze and Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Reed
were Miss Elizabeth Reed, Miss
Daphne Peters, Mr. Robert Burns and
Mr. Herbert Connell.
Mr. A. F, Welsh had as his guests
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Bradford, Mr. and
Mrs. Edwin T. Swobe, Miss Clare
Helene Woodard and Mr. Read
Brown of Hartford, Conn. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Batdrige, Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Wickham of Council
Bluffs, Mrs. Eva Wallace and Mr.
John Cavers made up a supper party.
Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Crofott. Mr.
Walter T. Page and Mr. C. W. Hull
were together
Mr. and Mrs. Ward Burgess and
Mr. and Mrs Louis Nash were to
gether. Miss Ruth Arnstein, Miss
Hazel Degen, Mr, Lester Heyn and
Mr. Jerome Heyn made up a four
some. Other parties of (our includ
ed Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Smith and
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Metz; Mrs. C. C
Allison, Miss Grace Allison, Mr.
Charles. Allison and Mr. T. C. Byrne.
Mrs. E, M. Fairfield and Mr. F. A.
Brogan were together.
Informal Tea.
Mrs. Jack Sharp entertained Infor
mally at tea this atternoon tor Mrs.
Arthur Grams of Logansport, Ind..
who is visiting her sister, Miss Adele
Moores. About a dozen friends were
asked in to meet Mrs. Grams, who
leaves Thursday for her home.
Junior Bridge Club. -
Mrs. William Schnorr entertained
the members of one of the junior
bridge dubs at her home this after
noon. The members of the club are:
Mines Misses
Marlon Kuhn. Stella Thuramel, .
Oertrude Meti, . Helen Clark,
Blanche Deuel, Anna Olfford.
Eugenie Patterson, -'
Mra. William r. Schnorr.
Receptions at House' of Hope,
Informal and very cordial recep
tions are being held every afternoon
and evening of this week at the House
of Hope. With some of our most
prominent society matrons as hos
tesses, anyone interested is being
privileged to inspect the commodious
new home and meet the old people
who are taking up their residence
there. On account of the unfavor
able weather the musical programs
planned for Monday and Tuesday
evenings have been postponed. Hos
tesses and programs for the rest of
the week, however, will be the same.
Wednesday afternoon and evening
Mrs. R. J. Dinning and Mrs. Nels
Updikp will) receive all visitors. In
the evening a musical program will
be supplemented by a talk trom ur.
Frederick Cohn.
' Thursday afternoon Mrs. J. P. Lord
and Mrs. T. F. Stroud will be hos
tesses and In the evening will be re
placed bv Mrs. George H. rayne and
Mrs. J. DeForest Richards. Music for
the evening will be furnished by Miss
West, daughter ot Mr. and Mrs.
George West. t
Friday afternoon Mrs. R. J. Din
ning and Mrs. Nelson Updike will
again receive, but in the evening their
places will be taken by Mrs. U w.
Savage and Mrs. Gould Dietz. Mrs.
Diets has secured for the Friday
evening program a musicale by Miss
Emily Cleve and Mr. Martin Busch.
Saturday afternoon Mrs. Edgar
Allen and Mrs. T. F. Stroud will have
charge. In the evening, however, the
entire board with their wives will
hold open house and a program which
the men have prepared will be given.
The Rev. E. D. Hull of Hanscom
Park Methodist church, assisted by
lis a elait Ufilt hnlt4 uaanar a"'
at 3:30 Sunday afternoon.
The inclement weather has prevent
ed a great many who are interested
in the work of the institution from
attending, but each day some friends
pay a visit to the new quarters. The
number of old people has reached
eighteen and more are arriving every
day. Kooms are provided lor torty
Hiss Woodard's Dance. i
Miss Clare Helene Woodard is
? living an informal Hallowe'en dance
pr forty couples Thursday evening
at the E. W. Nash home. Mr. Kremer
Bain of Butte. Mont., who is at the
Fontenelle for a few days, will be
one of the out-of-town guests. The
affair promises to be most enjoyable.
Social Oossio. "
Mrs. Ralph A. Newell and son.
Charles, have gone to Minneapolis
for a six weeks visit.
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Kinsler left
Monday evening for New York.
Dr. and Mrs. 1. U wood expect to
go south fpr the latter part of the
winter. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Wavland Magee. who
motored to Chicago ten days ago,
have returned, shipping their car.
Mrs. Walter i. rage is suttering
from an attack of tonsilitis.
On the Calendar.
St. James' Orphanage Sewing club
will meet Thursday at 2 o'clock with
Mrs. Nancy Con ley, 7i4 Worth thir
tieth street.
Wichita Bachelor,
; Dies at Age of 106
Wichita, Kan, Oct. 24. John Muh
leine, 106 years old, a native of Ire
land, is dead at a local hospital. He
was a bachelor and it was rumored
that he had considerable money
buried on his farm near Clearwater.
He often remarked that he hoped to
live to the age of 116, the age both
his parents attained, he claimed.
In the Depths of the Sea-M$MM
THERE he lies in the cool, dark floor of the won
derful sea, around him the waving flowers of
the ocean depths and the strange fishes dart
ing here and there. "
U(ome Economics Department
Cereal Breakfast Foods
From the beginning of civilization
people have realized the value of
ground grains cooked slowly with wa
ter, Porridge in some form is a
standard article of diet back through
the centuries; and our modern break
fast foods are direct descendants of
the more primitive porridges. Now,
as formerly, we grind the grain
though our methods are slightly more
modern. The ultra-modern or "ready-to-eat"
cereal represents merely one
more step after the grinding, namely
final preparation for the table. We
all appreciate the value of the wheat
grain as flour; but in these days of
simple breakfast we are apt to over
look the value of our ordinary cereals.
They contain all the foodstuffs in a
concentrated form, -they are easily
irepared, and they are cheap. As
ar as food value goes, there is a
striking similarity among the-different
kinds of grains. As was stated
in the talk on protein toods, an
forms of protein are not equally
nourishing, and the protein of corn-
meal is not as satisfactory as some
forms; however, in a mixed diet, corn
meal is very valuable because one gets
so much food value tor a very small
sum of money. Oatmeal leads in
amount of mineral matter, which is so
valuable. All of the grains contain
more mineral matter if the hull is
partly or entirely included in the
final product. ( .
In the purchase of cereals, we have
two problems. We must choose be
tween the cereal which requires long
cooking and the one which is ready
to serve; also we must choose whether
we will buy bulk cereal or package.
As to the first question, we pay less
money for a breakfast food which
requires cooking, and we obtain ' a
product which is possibly more easily
digested. With a tireless cooker, the
problem of the necessary long cook
ing i solved. We must however,
give credit to the "ready-to-eat"
cereal variety, ease of preparation
and, in general, more flavor. As to the
second question, we generally weigh
sanitation of th package against its
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 i helpful to
others meeting the same problems.
cost." Still it is only fair to admit that
any food cooked as long as cereal, is
thoroughly sterilized before it reaches
the table, no matter what its condi
tion before'eooking. In using package
goods it is cheaper to buy. a half
dozen or a dozen packages at one
time, if the size of the family and
the frequency of use of cereal war
rants laying in such a supply.
In preparing cereals, the .general
rules are as toltows: '
Two parts water to one part flaked
cereal, such as rolled oats.
Three or four parts water to one
part granulated cereal, such as cream
of wheat. -
One teaspoon salt to one quart wa
Shake cereal slowly into water
which is rapidly boiling. Use upper
part of double boiler over the direct
flame. Cook until mixture thickens,
then place vessel in lower part of
double boiler, which is halt filled
with boiling water. Cook at least
forty-five minutes, .so that starch
grains may be made more palatable
and digestible.
A pleasant variation is to add a few
washed and chopped raisins, dates or
figs to the cereal about five minutes
before serving. (
The uses of left-over cereal are
many and varied. In fact to my mind.
"lett-over cereal disnes are wormy
of special preparation. The simplest
use is to cut molded cold cereal into
inch slices, dredge with flour and
saute to a golden brown in a little fat.
Serve with syrup as a luncheon or sup
per dish, or it may be substituted
for potatoes or macaroni at dinner.
Cold cereal may be used to thicken
inuna in nlace of rice or barley.
dd a little sugar to tne cereal wnue
Gazing at the still features, the closed eyes, the
fabled mermaids gather in pity for the life so sud
denly snuffed out. Perhapswho shall say? they
may bear him away to a kingdom of their own that
we poor mortals know not of.
hot, mold in cups with fruit and serve
with sugar and cream as a simple
. Pile up slices of cold cereal with
grated cheese between, brush over"
with melted butter and brown in a
hot oven.
Cereal Mufflna.
1 H eup flour. . (4 teaspoon salt
Vfc cup cooked cereal. 1 or 2 esse.
I cup milk. S tableapoon melted
S tablespoon baklns - butter,
Sift dry ingredients. Beat egg
slightly, add milk and cereal. Com
bine mixtures, adding liquid to dry,
add melted butter, and bake in greased
muffin tins in a hot oven for twenty
five minutes. A more delicate muf
fin is made by separating the egg yolk
and white. Add yolk to milk, fold in
beaten white last, i
Cereal tlrlddle Cakes.
1 cup cooked cereal, ttteaepoon salt
1 cup hot milk. I eess.
H cup (lour. S tablespoons melted
S teaspoons baking tat. .
Mix as cereal muffins. Bake on a
Hallowe'en Spreads
. v
Deviled Oysters.
(All measurements level.)
Put one pint of oysters in strainer,'
place over bowl, and pour over one
third of a cupful of cold water, reserv
ing the water. Carefully pick over
oysters, taking each one separately in
the fingers, to remove any particles of
shell which adhere to tough muscle.
Put ovsters in stewpan and cook until
lump ana cages Dcgin tu curi Biigm-
iy. Strain liquor through eheese-
Ask for an -jr
cneeseciom ana aaa to uquor uscu uii
washing ovsters. Measure liquor, andj
add enough water to make one and
one-half cupfuls of liquor. Melt three
tablespoonfuls of butter, and add four
tablespoonfuls of flour with one-half
teaspoonful of salt, one-half teaspoon
ful of curry powder, and one-eighth
of a teaspoonful of paprika. Pour on
one and one-half cupfuls of liquor
gradually, while stirring constantly,
nd bring to the boiling point. Add
oysters and season with one teaspoon
ful of Worcestershire sauce, one table
spoonful of lemon juice, ten drops of
tabasco, sauce, and with salt to taste.
Serve on unsweetened wafer crackers.
v Brown Bread Sandwiches.
Mix and sift one cupful of rye meal,
one cupful ,of granulated corn meal,
one cuoful of eraham flour, three-
fourth of a tablespoonful of soda and
one teaspoonful of salt. Add three
fourths of a cupful of molasses
ind tow cupfuls of sour milk. Fill but
tered one-pound baking powder boxes
two-thirds full of mixture, adjust but
tered covers and tie down with string
otherwise the bread in rising might
force off the covers. Place boxes on
a trivet in a kettle containing boiling
water, allowing water to come halt
way up around molds. Cover closely
and steam one and one-half hours, ad
ding more boiling water as. needed.
Remove from molds as soon as taken
from water. See to it that baking
powder tins do not leak before using
them for steaming brown bread. One
and one-third cupfuls of sweet milk
or water may be substituted to this
recipe for the sour milk. Cut brown
bread in thin slices crosswise and
spread very sparingly with butter,
worked until creamy. Put together
in pairs with slices of crisp cucumber
marinated with French dressing be
tween, r
Priscilla Popped Corn.
Pick over popped corn and measure ;
there should be two quarts. Put two
tablespoonfuls of butter in sauce
pan; when melted add two cupfuls
of brown sugar, one half a teaspoon
ful of salt and one half a cupful of
water. Bring to the boiling point
and let boil sixteen minutes'. Pour
over corn gradually, while stirring
constantly, until every kernel is well
coated with sugar.
Grandma's Cake.
Work one-half cupful of butter until
creamy and add one cupful of sugar
gradually, while .beating constantly;
then add the yolks of five eggs and
one whole egg well-beaten. Mix and
sift one and three-fourths cupfuls of
flour, three and three-fourths tea
spoonfuls of baking powder and one
fourth of a teaspoonful of salt. Add
alternately . with one-half cupful of
milk to first mixture. Turn into a
buttered and floured cake tin and
bake in a moderate oven fifty min
utes. Remove from pan to cake
cooler, cover with mocha frosting,
and sprinkle with Jordan almonds.
Sweet Cider Punch. N
Mix one cupful of sweet cider,' one
cupful of grape juice, one-half cupful
of grapefruit juice, two tablespoon
fuls of lemon juice and two pint
bottles of mineral water. Add sugar
to taste, and pour into a punch bowl
over a large cake of ice. Serve in
punch glasses. Many think a few
gratings of nutmeg an improvement
to this .punch. Two-, pints of water
may be substituted for the mineral
Sour Cream Dressing.
To one cupful of sour cream add one
egg, slightly beaten, one-fourth cup
ful of vinegar, two teaspoonfuls of
salt, two teaspoonfuls of sugar, one
teasooonful of - mustard and one
eighth teaspoonful of peppes, thor
oughly mixed. cook in oouoie
boiler, stirring constantly until mix
ture thickens. Woman's Home Com
panion. The United States Pub
lic Health Service Asks
. Do You
Maintain a polluted well and then
complain about the undertaker's
Think screening is too expensive
and then blame your malaria on
the climate?
Insist on sanitary cigar factories
and then use a public cigar cutter?
Carry a fine handkerchief and
then forget to cover your mouth
when you cough?
WhatDoes theWDiid Owe a Mother
All that love can give for cheer.
All that aclence can give for re
lief. And edeoce has contributed "Mother's
Friend" to alleviate pain and render aid
praceding, and t confinement, to assist
nature In preparing for rapid recoTery
and assurlnff tne motner ana emm per
fect health. It Is easily applied by ny-
one. Get It at rour drunrlsL and
Bnry mother should hare a copy.
ne nranneia Itesiliaror wo.,
Nifty Novelties
in Fall Boots
this season,
I Knocks Obstinate !
1 Coughs in a yHurry
2 A Simple Home-Made Jlemedr ::
5 that Gett at tke Caas. .
Thousands of people normally healthv
In every other respect, are annoyed with
a persistent hanging-on bronchial cough
year alter year, uibvuiuiuk ucu oitcp
and making
life disaffreeable. It'
needless there's an old home-made
remedy that will end such M cough .
easily and quickly. .
Get from any druggist "2 ounces of
Pinex" (50, cents worth), pour it into a
pint bottle and fill the bottle with plain
granulated sugar syrup. Begin taking
it at once. Gradually but surely you '
will notice the phlegm thin out and then
disappear altogether, thus ending a
eough that you never thought would end.
It also promptly loosens a dry or tight
cough, stops the troublesome throat
tickle, soothes the irritated membranes ,
that line the throat and bronchial tubes,
and relief comes almost immediately.
A day's use will usually break up an or
dinary throat or chest cold, and for
bronchitis, croup, whooping cough and
bronchial asthma there is nothing
better. It tastes pleasant and keeps
Pinex is a most valuable concentrated
compound of genuine Norway pine ex
tract, combined with gnaiacol and is
used by millions of people every year
for throat and chest colds with splendid
To avoid disappointment, ask your
druggist for "2 ounces of Pinex" with
full directions and don't accept anything
elBe. A guarantee of absolute satisfac
tion or money promptly refunded goea
with this preparation. The Pinex Co.,
Ft Wayne, Ind.
Fluffy Hair with
Removes all excess hair oil.
invigorates the scalp and
leaves the hair dean, soft
and pretty.
Delightfully perfumed with the fra-
rce of fresh roses. Unequalled
bath and general toilet use.
Ute bat little It's all lather
For Free Sample Write James S. Kirk 4 Co,
Dtpt3H Chicago, U.S. A.
278 DUmond Ring
14k solid sold Lof-
I22 Udiw Ring
7 fine diamond!
set in platinum ;
band of ring is 14k
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Call or write for illustrated catalog No.
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Address '
see .-.
117E HAVE shown some very
handsome shoes in the" past
as many ladies in the city will
readily agree, but never before
have we, or any other store, dis
played so many pretty, yet prac
tical, shoes as we are showing
$5 and Up
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