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if SICK WOMAN LIVES
ONLY FOR CHILDREN
Cheer is Found in Little Three
Room Cottage, Where Even
Landlord Helps Ont.
CHARITIES HELPING POOR
' By A. R. GROH.
With Mr. George W. Doane of
-v the Associated Charities I went yes
,'1 terdajr to deliver some supplies to
Before we had knocked at the di
,i lapidated three-room cottage, the
' door was opened and we were wel
corned by an 8-year-old boy and a 13
, year-old girl, poorly dressed but won
derfully bright and charming. We
entered with our bundles and baskets,
Seated in the front room in a rock'
ing chair was the widowed mother of
the two, very sick with consumption
brought on by hard work since her
husband died a year ago. Very tin
the was, with flushed face and the
tendons of her neck stood out. But
she smiled a brave welcome. She
wore a dressing gown and her swollen
leet rested on another cnarr.
She took Mrs. Doane's hand in both
of hers. "Oh, I am so glad you have
come," " she said. She could talk
only in gasps. "Now don't exert
yourself to talk, dear, said Mrs.
We opened the packages. Two of
them contained brand new blankets.
Just What She Needed.
"Oh, those are just what we need
ed," said the mother, and broke down
and sobbed with thankfulness. I
needed one on my cot at night and
the children can use the others these
cold nights. I sleep well.. I am
thankful for that"
Meantime the children were gloat
ing over When Mollie was Six.
"A Little Union Scout, " "Adventures
of a Brownie, and the ball dozen
Such charming and pretty children
they are. They go to school and are
. among the brightest in their classes,
The little girl didn't tarry long, but
went out in the little dark kitchen,
where we heard her washing dishes.
She came in to get the basket of
The boy went out in the bedroom
and soon appeared in an old pair of
trousers field up by suspenders.
Lad Chops Wood
"I'm going to chop wood," he an
"Yes, he chops all our wood," said
his mother, looking at him, proudly.
"i'eopie are good to us, she con
tinued. "A man comes up and burns
sulphur in the house every tew days,
while I go next door. And the land
lord made this little sofa for Pearl.''
A beautiful little piece of furniture
it Is, about three feet long. The little
girl came in from her work to take
her rag doll of! and show us the sofa.
' Many hours of work had been spent
on it. , ,
"And he made m a sled,, too,'
cried the boy. -..s.
Oh, kindly landlord! Yon are an
ornament to your class and you shall
have your reward. r
"I went to Sunday school, but
Pearl didn't; she bad to do her house
work, and we re going to have an en
tertaintnent Christmas." said the boy.
. His mother asked him to recite his
"piece" and he recited "Little Or
phan! Annie," by James Wbitcomb
Riley, wonderfully touch log in those
Then he went ont to chop wood.
wniie nis sister washed her dishes.
Mrs. Doane sat beside the sick
woman,, who held her hand and
sobbed a moment Then she bright
ened up. "Oh, I love you," she said.
rou are so good to me.
Thank tht People. '
"You mustn't thank me, dear, but
the people who give me these things
to bring to you, said Mrs. Doane.
The sight of that brave, sick
woman, cheerful in the midst of mis
fortunes almost unendurable, living
only tor her children will not soon
tade from my memory.
"And this is only one of many de
serving cases,' said Mrs. Doane as
I hope the vonnir society matron
who saw the description of this case
in ihe Bee and brought the three
double blankets, the books, the dozen
cans of edibles and a check for $7 to
pay a month's rent will read this ac
count and know the sunshine she has
sprea ' in that home. . .
Reim Receives Word of
Advance of Cadillac Price
Telegraphic word was received Sun
day by George T. Reim of the Cadi)-
lac company of Omaha to the effect
that it was found necessary to ad
vance the price of the Cadillac $160
on December 14. .
In speaking of the advance, Reim
ay the Cadillac manufacturers were,
some time ago, confronted with the
proposition of reducing the quality
or advancing the price. The cost of
materials under the 1917 contracts,
which are now made and being made,
is much higher, and the company
rather than reduce the quality ad
vanced the price. i
Mrs, D. M. Johnston, Here
Since 1890, Dies in Dundee
Mrs. D. M. Johnston, a resident of
Omaha since 1890, died at her home,
4911 Chicago street, after an illness
covering a period of two months. She
wss 84 years of age.
She is- survived by her husband,
two daughters, Ida J., and Harriet E.
Johnston, and a granddaughtr, Helen
Johnston, all of Omaha, and a son,
McArthur, and grandson, Duncan,
both of San Francisco.
Funeral services will be held from
the residence at 2 o'clock. Dr. R.
Leavens officiating. Burial will be in
Forest Lawn cemetery ,
City Commissioners to
; ; Attend Bemis Funeral
The city commissioners will meet
at the city hall at 8 a. m. Wednesday
and proceed o St Philip Neri's
church in Florence to attend the fu
neral services of George P. Bemis.
former mayor of Omaha.
; A resolution to that effect was
made part of the records at the reg
ularpcouncil meeting.' - ,is
Salvation Army Will Undertake to
Feed 1,500 of the Poor of Omaha
Three Hundred and Fifty Bas
kets to Be Distributed Thurs
day Before Christmas.
The Salvation Armv will oive I.S00
Christmas dinners to nnnr ivrinni
of Omaha. Captain John M. Paton,
who came here recently to take charge
of the spiritual and relief work, be
speaks generous giving on the part
of the prosperous public.
Seven kettles already are on street
corners to collect the annual alms.
The money gathered will fill 350
baskets with food and other provi
sions. By co-operation with other
charity societies, tickets will be dis
tributed Thursday, December 21, to
the deserving ooor and the ha.iiiria
will be handed out the following Sat
urday at the Army headquarters, 1711
Captain Paton sueeests that all
checks forwarded to aid the Christ
mas fund should be made payable
to the Salvation Army.
Snow Greets People
In Early Morning
Omaha's snowfall during the night
was just enough to give a Christmasy
touch to the scene. Weather condi
tions over the state yesterday were
clear and calm. ,
Snow flurries fell in most sections
Of Nebraska, vith two" inches at
The, temperature throughout Ne
braska this morning ranged from five
to thirty above, with no zero weather
From one to five inches of sno
fell in Wyoming and in sections of
the Black Hills nine inches were re.
ported as the maximum. .
Fair and colder for Omaha is the
forecast for the t next twenty-four
hours, ',' w f i t
' Palbearers it the
J. B. Hummel, H. G. Counsman,
W. B. Whitehorn. Moses P. O'Brien,
Louis Grebe and, Edward Walker
will serve as pallbearers Wednesday
aiiiernoon at ine funeral of I. u.
Rustin. These men were school and
playmates of Rustin in the flaw
when Omaha was a small town. The
funeral services will be held at the
Kustm home, 1411 North Thirty
eigl.th street, at 2 n. m. Burial at
Wile Not Wanted.
r By C;E Warden
Allecinar that his wife. Bertha War.
den, has humiliated him by smoking
cigarets and has treated him with
extreme cruelty, Charles H. Warden
seeks a divorce.
Mary Laraen has filed divorce nro-
ceedings against Clifford Larsen,
crueny Deing cnargea. : ,
Minnie O Rilev would be freed
from Philio O'Rilev on Grounds of
erneiTy ana nonsupport
Emma Brott was granted a decree
in oivorce court from Warred Brott
Negroes Not Barred
During the regular meeting of the
city council Commissioner Withnell,
who has charg . of the Auditorium,
publicity announced that no discrimi
nation will be made against negroes
who seek admission to the first floor
on any public occasion at the Audi
torium. Rev. John Albert Williams oro-
tested against the management of the
Auditorium requiring his wife and
child to occupy balcony seats when
they held reserved seat coupons for
the first floor. He further charged
he was told that he would be denied
admission to first floor for the Ballet
Kusse next Saturday evening.
Mr. Withnell reassured him that no
race discrimination will be tolerated
Arthur Mullen Asks for
Light in Front of House
Arthur Mullen, local democratic
boss, requested the city commission
ers to place a new electric light at
his home, Thirty-sixth and Burt
"I would have thought that Mullen
could shine by his own light without
wanting artificial illumination," re
marked a city hall democrat.
The city council will give the mat
r careful consideration before
granting the request.
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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1916.
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For the Office of
Setting forth in his 128 pages of
allegations that illegal votes for his
opponent, frank Dewey, the republi
can successful candidate for county
cierK, were counted, whereas legal
votes for himself were not counted
Charles Kelpin, democrat, has filed
contest proceelirgs with the clerk
of the county court' ; .
The official count of the canvassers
appointed by Harley G. Moorhead,
election commissioner, gave Mr.
Dewey 20,190 votes and Mr. Kelpin
18,001 votes. Mr. Moorhead declared
that a recount by the county judge's
uinue- imgiu .oi.ng io ugnt a lew
errors, but Insisted that they were
as likely to favor Mr. Dewey as Mr.
Coal Dealers Being
Rushed for Orders
The reported approach of much
colder weather has thrown a scare
into the minds of coal users and as a
result all of the city dealers are
swamped with orders. Teams regu
larly in tne naming service are being
Worked to the limit and to keep up
with orders about all the extra teams
that can be found are being hired to
help out on making deliveries.
. Dealers assert that while the coal
stocks are not large they are not short
and that with the execution of steam
coal Omaha has enough on hand to
last a couple oi weeks or more-, even
if a bad storm should eome. ' The
local dealers have been taking advan
tage of the mild weather of h last
few weeks and have been buying and
getting in as much coal as possible.
As a result the bins are pretty well
Woman Sues Because
Boxcar is Run Into Yard
J he home of Mrs. Mary Toth,
Twelfth and William streets, is near
a sidetrack of the Union Pacific. One
day, according to the allegations in
Mrs. Toth's suit for $2,950 damages
now being heard in Judge Troup's
court, she was taking the air in her
back yard when along came a freight
car and struck her down. She asserts
that she suffered permanent injuries.
Mrs. Toth's petition charges that
there is no derailing switch on the
sidetrack in question and that at the
time of the accident a train crew was
making a flying switch and "kicked"
a car onto her premises.
Workmen Lodges to Have
Monthly Meeting Tonight
The reiuar monthlv meeting nf
the Ancient Order of United Work
men lodges of Omaha will be held
at the Swedish auditorium this eve
ning.! Supreme Master Workman
Narvis of Muscatine,- la., will make
the principal address. Past Master
Workman Walling will also make an
With a dandy set of oar
Parisian Ivory or some of
our exquisite Toilet
Preparations. She appre
ciates the high quality
when she sees that it
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Phoas Douglas 646. , Jg
; Best Interest
That's what we aim to do every
time yon have 'an occasion to
Moving, Packing r Shipping
Service. Dont ran the risk of
poor service and lota of worry.
OMAHA VAN &
"806 So. 16th St '
Phone Doug. 4163.
MAYOR AND CITY
equest for Raise by Superin
tendent Schreiber of Wel
fare Board Starts War.
CHAIRMAN STURGESS MUM
Mayor Dahlman and the city com
missioners are having a tempestuous
time with their appointive boards. A
few months ago the recreation board
had a blow-up and now the Board of
Public Welfare is due for a similar
Members of the welfare board are
not satisfied with the policies of Karl
L. Schreiber, their superintendent,
who was engaged last June to take
charge of the work at $125 a month
for a start.
Mr. Si-lirciber feels lie has made
good and wants $2,500 a year, the
same salary being paid Superintend
ent English of the recreation board.
Mayor Dahlman attended a meetin
of the welfare board Monday even
ing and for the first time since the
organization of the hoard the mem
bers deliberated in executive session
without " the superintendent. Mr.
Schreiber ' sat for two houra in a
outer room, waiting to be called into
the meeting, but he was not called.
He regarded the action of his board
At the meeting Superintendent
Schreiber's policies were discussed
and dissected. Mayor Dahlman did
not favor granting the salary raise
from $1,500 to $2,500 a year.
It is probable the mayor may bring
the situation before a meeting of the
Chairman Sttirgess of the welfare
board does not care to discuss the
matter. It is known that the rela
tions between Chairman Stnnn-sn and
Superintendent Schreihrr -arf nnt
close as usually may be found between
two men holding similar positions
To Leave Friday to
A party of Omaha Cathol irs will
leave at 10 a. m. Friday for Colum
bus. Neb.. where thev will mi-t
Archbishop Hartry, who is due ' to
arrive here at 5 p. m.
In the party will be Father Har
rington, J. A. McShane and thirty
others. The party will travel in a
special train and will escort the arch
bishop to Omaha, which will he his
Guide Rock Asks for
A Health Inspector
The health department received
from Guide Rock, Neb., a request to
send an inspector to. that town: to
correct alley conditions. Health
Commissioner Connell referred the
request to the State Board of Health.
K SOT TOO NOttt'TCRL A
These prices will make it easy for "Santa
Clans" and free him from High Price
complaints on just the things the children
Tricycles . .$1.65-$2.45-$3.25-H75
Wheelbarrow r .60o
In a varied
line of col
ors. Hobby Horses,
Beds and Mat
Doll Buggy like this Affo
With Rubber Tires and
Canopy 65c and 750
Larger siies ..$2.25 and $2.95
These are rubber rTTTfcS'-l Ai
f one at (1.65. In !' JiivSCf
reds and blaeks. Nf 7ri-n
Wcoderful climate; large hotels; golf, polo, tennis and surf-barring.
This delightful winter resort can be reached by new Ward Lira
teamer service twice a week between
Jacksonville, Fla, and Nassau
Mstnmng January O, IVI. In usual high class of
Ward Line accommodations and cuisine will be
mamtained. Regular weekly aaihnfa from New York
to Nassau. , Writs for mformation and htnmton.
WARD LINE "Ka
! BROWHELL FUND IS
GIVEN BIG BOOST
Mrs. 0. A. Joslyn Gives Ten
Thousand, Making Total for
Four Days $78,000.
I WOMEN'S TEAMS LEADING
Mrs. George A. Joslyn gave the
Browne II Hall building fund a sub
stantial lift when she subscribed $10,
000. This brought the subscriptions re
ported at noon up to $18,370, and the
total for the four days the campaign
has been in orogress to $78,934.
The hustling tram, headed by Mrs.
Louis S. Clarke, took the banner for
the largest volume of subscriptions
brought in, as this was the team
through which Mrs. Joslyn subscribed
Tho team captained by C. C. George
brought in the largest subscription
among (he men's teams today, the
subscriptions totaline $1,000.
The following subscriptions of $250
or more were reported.
Jnhn R. .WebatiT.SUnOIJohn A. Mnnroe.S 600
Mrs. J. A.Monroe 50IIti BlKcult Co. 300
taw. m. Martin.. 260IKtm!iill Laundry
R. C. PeterH 4001 Co 250
I. W. Carpenter.. Hold. A. Hoab'land. tOO
BUhnp George A. Mrs. (leortfe A.
Beevhtr !00 Joslyn 10,000
Bishop George A. Beecher, bishop
of western Nebraska, in making his
subscription of $500, promised he
would try to double it later.
A total of 32J subscriptions have
been reported in the four days the
campaign has been in progress.
Following is a table of the work
of the teams for the day:
Mm. l.oula 8. Clarke.
Mrs. frank W, Judson, captain.. 540
Mrs. Charles H. Marple. captain. .155
Mrs. I'hlllp Potter, captain '600
Miss Marlon K. Towle, captain.. 510
Total for women's riivbrinn 111,905
6. Joseph Harker. captain- 775
1, Ueorge Hrandels, captain 725
8. Joseph J. Dodds, captain aoo
9. Arthur H. Fetters captain .... 210
10. Charlea C. George captain t.OOO
11... Barton Millard, captain 636
12. Abraham L. Reed, captain 100
13. William E. Rhoades, captain oho
14 John W. Towle, captain soft
in. fiarry A. Tukey. captain 140
U. Charles M. Wilhelra, captain .... 800
17. Arthur 1 Williams, captain 700
Total for men'a division $6,466
Monkey is Ordered
Commissioner Hummel has added
a monkey to his zoo at Hanscom
park greeneries. Thirteen alliga
tors, seven Mexican ducks . and a
monkey ;.re enjoying the winter in
the steatr.-heated quarters of the
park. The simian member of this
zoo will not make up with Mr.
Coasters, $1.70 to
Wagons, 75c, 96c,
Reed Doll Buggies, reed hood tops,
rubber tires $3.25.
$3.75 and $4.00.
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Miller Park People in
Old-Time Spelling Bee
An old-fashioned spelling bee, just
like teacher used to put you through
in school, is what is offered to the
members of the Miller Psrk social
Suggestions for the
Our stock is the most comprehensive in variety to be
found in the city. It will be our pleasure to show you
the many beautiful and serviceable gifts that we are
offering; and to quote you prices, which, quality consid
ered, are always the lowest.
A complete line. What
would be more acceptable than a nice pocket knife? We
have a fine selection of pearl and stag handles.
Scissors, Manicure Sets, Safety Razors, all makes; Tool
Cabinets, Manual Training Tools and Benches, Scroll
Saws and Turning Lathes.
DO YOUR SHOPPING EARLY
James Morton & Son Co.
1511-13 Dodge Street
Compartment Observation Car
Still better service, this feature being
added to the regular equipment 01
Drawing-Room Sleeping Cars,
Coaches and Restaurant Car, in
the All-Steel, All-Year train to
1 Cfcfcaro U:55 PM. ,
SlMfflH Can mdy H JQ PM
Via Cincinnati and L &N.R. R.
Through Knoxville and Atlanta
to the South
Tick ApmtowCHJmx i
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Get your blood pure, keep the liver active and the
bowels regular, and disfiguring pimples and unsightly
blotches will disappear from the face. For improving
the complexion and putting the blood in good order
are safer, better and surer than cosmetics. They
eliminate poisonous matters from the system, strength
en the organs and purify the blood bring the health
glow to the cheeks, brighten the eyes, improve and
Beautify the Skin
Directions of Spatial Valua to Woman on with Every Box.
Sold by druggist throughout tho world. In bozos, 10c 25c
Did You Meet
"Polly, the Shopper''
Charming Cirl Doing Such Useful Things, Too
Haven't Met Her? Then Watch For Her Sunday
By the way, let us explain that "Polly" is -The Bee's
expert shopper. She knows more about Omaha shops
than anyone She knows where and how to get you
what you want when you want it no matter where you
live. She'll get the goods and ship them to you C. O. D.
and the service costs you nothing. Write to "Polly"
about your needs and she will go personally to the
stores and purchase for you.
"Polly" has a fine, lively shopping talk in The Sunday
Bee every Sunday. Watch for it and if she can serve
Care of The Omaha Bee
center at a meeting tonight in the
Miller Park school. Then there will
be a violin solo by Will Huntington,
a reading by Mrs. J. W. Evans and, 4
a violin quartet by Mr. Huntington.
Julia Stenicka, Gertrude Thiem and i
E. Raffermes. ?
Game, roast and steak.
Exquisite patterns to
choose from, and every
one warranted. The
Henckel's, Boker's and
Russell's sets included
in our assortment. Gen
uine stag and buffalo
The Hardware People.
Sf - -x g- Mill
JAcktxmrille :30 AM.
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