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TUB OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: DECEMBER 31. 1916.
is Going On
in Society Circles
Box Firtici at Concert.
The Omaha Yalt club occupied
seven rows in the center of the thea
ter last evening for the performance
of the Glee club from its alma mater.
The Harvard club had twenty seats
and the Cornell club thirty seats. Box
parties were largely made up of din
ner parties which had met previously.
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Kountze. who
were the dinner guests of the Glenn
Whartons. included the dinner guests
in their box party and had in addi
Helen Rutmm Florence Neville
Rurirea UU Burgeas
Mr. and Mrs. John Madden, who
were members of the Luther Kountze
dinner party, had the other members
as their guests in their box at the
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Stewart, II.
entertained the members of their own
dinner party at the concert.
Mr. Gurdon VV. Wattles was an
other box holder.
Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Burke had in
iheir box party Misses Esther Smith,
Mary Morsman and Emily Burke,
and Arthur Ringwalt, Harry Burklcy
and Edward Burke, jr.
With Philip Metz in his box at the
concert were Miss Gertrude Metz,
Miss Marion Kuhn, Miss Josephine
Congdon, Mr. Robert Garrett of
Cleveland and Mr. Drexel Sibbern
sen. After the concert came the ball
at the Fontenelle for the Vale men,
when society with a big S was pres
ent and there was dancing until the
latest possible minute before the train
left with the visitors.
Lincoln People at Yale Concert.
The Misses Sarah Ladd and Helen
Curtis and Messrs. Henry Woods,
Thomas Woods, Pace Stoddard and
Max Miller of Lincoln formed a
party at dinner at the Fontenelle and
at the Yale Glee club concert last
evening. Both Mr. Thomas and Mr.
Henry Woods attend Yale this year.
New Year's Dinners.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Brunner, who
have enjoyed an annual family gath
ering of their children and grandchil
dren on New Year's day for the last
six years, will have a dinner Monday
at tneir home, when covers will be
laid for: '
Mwn and Masaarnea
n. w. scott.
B. C. Brunner,
tola Bleanor Scott,
Virginia B Scott,
T. C. Brunner.
Thoir.ee M. Hcnll.
Round Robin entertainments are
the order of the holidays. One of
the groups of people who .have had
the most congenial times includes
Mr; and Mrs. Allan Parmer,
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Silver, Mr. and
Mrs. R. B. Zachary, Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Besley and Mr. and Mrs, Julius
Lyons. Mr. and Mrs. Silver are en
tertaining some of these friends and
a few. others at a New Year's eve
party at their home. ' " '
At Christmas time both Mr, and
Mrs. Silver and Mr. and Mrs. Zach
ary entertained the group with
Christmas tree and gifts for all, a
dinner and an Orpheum party. Mrs.
F. A. Porterneld and small son, Rob
ert, of Fort Worth, Tex.( are the
guests of Mrs. Porterfield's sister,
Mrs. R. B. Zachary. Although Rob
ert it almost in hit 'teens, he had
. never seen snow until Sunday.
Thirty-two children were present
at the box party given Saturday aft
ernoon at the Orpheum matinee by
Mrs. Mark J. Coad, in honor of the
tenth birthday anniversary of her
daughter,. Miss Katherine Coad. The
chaperones were Mrs. S. S. Caldwell
and Mrs. Coad. Following the mat
inee supper was served at the Coad
house and the remainder of the even
, ing spent in dancing. The decora
tion were in pink and white roses
and stevia with smilax and green
tulle bows. . i
New Year's Eve Parties.
Mr. and Mrs. Ward Burgess and
; Mr. A. B. Warren entertain the two
; largest parties at the Hotel Fonte
nelle New Year's eve, each entertain
ing twenty guests. H. A. Lemen of
Council Bluffs will entertain a party
of fourteen; Philip Metz, twelve; J.
F. Mead, ten; A. G. Stora, ten; J. A.
Cavers, ten; Sol Degeu, eight;
Charles Kirschbraun, eleven; Morris
Milder, twelve; E. Treller, twelve; R.
. S. Baldwin of Hamburg, la., ten;
' Fred Claridge, Blair, eleven; Louis
Hiller, fourteen; Lee Huff, eleven; J.
J. Keliher of Council Bluffs, ten; Dr.
H. E. Newton, twelve; H. R. Schafer,
ten, and Victor Smiley, ten.
Mr. Joseph Schmidt and Miss Flor
ence Schmidt will give a watch party
New Year's eve at the home of their
mother, Mrs. J. H. Schmidt, in honor
of Mr. Raphael Gonzales, from Notre
Dame college, who is home for the
holidays. The guests will be:
Agnes Ooffeen, Mn.rre.ret Tsasaky,
Frances Walker, Ann Annheueer,
Xlta Carmen, Jeannette Jaeger.
Kdlln McClann. Marie Hnltlhan.
Ines Hogle. Margaret Ceneeekt.
Gillian Schmidt, Irene Coeeeeld,
Helen Coeneld. Maud Schmidt,
Raphael Ooniavlen, Oeerge Petereon.
Joseph Stark, Hall loechen or
Henry Lee, Hooper, Neb..
Hugh O'Connor, Joaoph Holllhan.
linear LAweon, Oerge Dwyer,
Alois Schaeffer. Cornellua Basler.
Hoy Roybott ot Ueorge Looechen.
Mrs. E. O. Hamilton will give a
family, dinner on New Year's eve.
when those present will be Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Hamilton, Mr. and Mrs.
K. P. Hamilton and Mrs. Charles
Dal Auction Bridge Club.
Mrs. F. H. Wray entertained the
Dale Auction Bridge club Thursday
afternoon. High score was made by
Mrs. 0. W. Hendee.
W. Clinton Birmingham, who is a
theological student at Taylor univer
sity, Upland, ina., is tne guest oi nis
parents. Rev. and Mrs. T. M. C.
Mist Elizabeth Crawford has been
entertaining Misa Katherine Mellor
Their Engagements to Wed Announced
HOME FROM SCHOOL FOR
of Ralston, and is expecting Miss Fay
Simons of Lincoln. Sunday.
Mr. Robert Garrett nf Cleveland is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Alpha Phi Holiday Party.
The alumnae members ni Alpha Phi
sorority entertained the Kirls who arc
home from school (or the holidays
Thursday afternoon at an Orpheum
party and tea at the Fontenelle. The
following members were present:
Kllet Itrnke, L. H. Overi.erk.
Katharine Bmrtevaiit. Wary Hall-r,
Katherine Newbranrll, HernUe NVIeon.
Margaret Mel.'oy, Kulh (Elf.
Marguerite lxeb. Irene .li.linsnn,
Huth ThompHon, Helen (Jlltner
'J Sv-S"",. ,
Miss Frances Forrest entertained
her music class at the Orpheum Sat
urday matinee. The following puoils
M Imiea M .miefl
Molly Connor, Klfitnora .lu nUn.
Hflrn Plpl. MarBurtit Currati,
Lillian Flpitl, Ansiun Hnuthwlt k,
Kvn HushMitifif. Ml limn William,
Rurnara Bcovllle, Iorlta Mny.
He Ion Kouttiky, Helon V'avra,
Mrnnll tlwrman. Olara Katxtnan,
M tlrt red KnoNkl. Agnta Pruha,
A I vin Blchel. rOtta Corn a mad,
Ollt lilpp. Hadte Cor na man,
Kva Llpp. Alma Ra utter,
Tnatta Ilpp. Oraoe Connalra,
Kat Han?. Marie McCarty.
Mary TIeavcy, Clara Don ii hue,
TrMia Oonnair, Katln Jhtoh,
Kloanora Connell. Julia r;ffcy.
Vivian Rows, HamhI iiuru-an,
Olayds Hrookar. Clara tilmrl,
Hln Korb, MtlitrtMl Chr1atlnan,
Maifialla Banat, Harah Lewi,
Irona Hmltb, Mollle Oland.
Ron Bllark, Bulla Oland.
Clara Carroll, Mamlf Kal)l.
Omrtt Hnfhnbrf, Ioyd Kowe.
Manly McCarty, Claronri 8piarman,
Loyd Carter, Rmll Plpal.
Mrs. 0 wlnf holm.
Mr. and Mrs. William Ramsey en
tertained at dinner Friday evening,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Junod, Mr. and
Mrs. Franklin Mann and Mrs. Cook,
Mrs. Ramsey's mother. The decora
tions were in pink roses.
Mr. -Aurelius Bruraleve and Mr, J.
F, Micek entertained their friends at
a 500 party Friday evening at the
Martin apartments, Mr. Burton Ha
worth won the first prize and Mr.
Clarence Heidcr drew the loser's
trophy. At the close of the card con
test covers were laid for the follow
ing: M h - M Inner -
Mtiriurft O'Kourkt, f..rie Plana km n.
Marie MukIu'h, lr'tt HughfH.
'rnnrfH Ftttt(fman. Iilln Ifanlcy.
Hurton Haworrh, JohpiiIi K. Micek.
Thoiiitia H. Mlcck, Aurnllua Brumlov-.
8ylvntt.r KaiiKmun, Clnrpncf llilder,
Mtm. Jlurlon Hawurlh.
Miss Mayme O'Connor entertained
the members of the Yakke Hnka
club at her home Thursday evening.
The evening was spent in dancing.
Those present were:
Ann Donovan. Ann Warden,
cathnrin Lang-. Thrna Mullaly.
Hr!ba Wredts Irene Mr(Jovni.
Threaa Tromp, Mary MrDonouKh,
Clara Skarda, Mayme O'Connor.
will make their home in Sheridan,
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Rasnick an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter. Jennie, to Mr. Henry A.
Newman. No date has been set for
de Forest Richards and Mr. and Mrs.
Colonel and Mrs. J. M. Ranister en
Icrtained at dinner Thursday at the
Hlackstone in honor of Miss Harriet
Sherman and Cadet George F. Wooley
of the Cmled States military acad
emy. Kcsidc Miss Sherman and Ca
det Wooley there were Mr. and Mrs,
C. K. Sherman, Miss Dorothy Sher
man and Arthur Loomis.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Syfert
entertained twenty guests at a bridge
dinner at the Blackstone last evening.
A basket of pink carnations and stevia
formed an attractive centerpiece and
dainty pink candles in cut glass can
dlesticks cast a lovely glow over the
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Towle enter
tained at dinner Friday evening,
when covers were laid for:
MoHflre and Soeedamtitt
Hobert KorKan of George KedU'k.
thl"iro. Walter Robert.
Mr. Miriam Patterson Boy.e.
Frank Judson, Mrs. C M. Wilhelm, Nash Christmas eve. When she ar-
Mrs. Waite Squier, Mrs. t. L. Burke, I rived there at their
Mrs. C T. Kountze, Mrs. Joseph
Barker and Mrs. Clement Chase.
Surprise for Mrs. Nash.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nash planned
a delightful surprise for Mrs. E. VV.
supper she found her grandchildren,
fourteen in number, assembled and
if r her benefit a little play arranged
by Mrs. Louis Nash was given by the
children. When it was over a little
procession of the children marched up
(Continued on Pafe Five, Column OnnJ
Matinee Party and Tea.
The Alumnae chapter of Alpha Xi
Ue'ta sororify entertained at the Or
pheum Saturday afternoon, followed
by a tea at the Fontenelle. Those
A. I i'uIIImoii, 1.oii!h Moon.
Zoe I ir'""ii'uirlj. M"len lx)ftnian, i
l.onor Klt7.rere!d. AKnee Nellaen.
KheA Hendee.' Uraie Koblneon.
Concert Postponed. i
The Tuesday Morning Musical club I
has postponed its concert which was 1
to have been given January Z until
Tuesday evening, January 30, when
the well known Flonzalcy quartet and t
Miss Corinne Paulson, Omaha pian
ist, will give the program at the Bran
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Rushtou an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Alice Louise, to Joseph
Winger Seacrest of Lincoln. Last
year Miss Rushton attended Miss
Mason's school at Tarrytown-on-the-Hudson
and is this year a student at
Smith, but will return to Omaha in
February, after completing the sem
ister's work. Mr. Seacrest studied
at Dartmouth and later at the Uni
versity of Nebraska, where he is a
member of Phi Delta Theta frater
nity. The marriage will not take
place before next fall.
Mr. and Mrs. George Beadle an
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Mary, to'Arthur J. Ham of
Sheridan, Wyo., the wedding to take
place in February. The young couple
The wedding of Miss Sarah Glick
and Mr. Nathan Neveleff took place
Sunday evening at the house of the
bride's cousin, Mrs. J. V. Rosenblum.
Only relatives were present. Rabbi
Frederick Cohn performed the cere
mony, following which a wedding
supper was served.
Mr. and Mrs. Neveleff left for Los
Angeles, where they will make their
For School Set. i
Miss Hazel Johnson entertained on
Thursday afternoon at her home in
honor of Omaha girls who have come
back from school to spend the holi
days here. Miss Esther Connolly re
turned from Indiana, where she has
attended St. Mary-of-the-Woods;
Callie Faddis, from Washington. D.
C; Kathrine Lentz, from Chicago,
and Helen Detweiler from the Uni
versity of Nebraska. Present were:
Committee for Benefit.
Team 2 of the Brownell Hall cam
paigners met Thursday and made
final arrangements for the ball to be
given on Friday, January 12, at the
Fontenelle for the benefit of the
building fund for Brownell Hall. Mrs.
A. L. Reed was made treasurer, and
the tickets, at $1 each, are now on
sale and may be had from any mem
ber of the team, which includes Mrs.
Dinners of Last Week.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Prinz gave
a dinner Friday evening at their home
before the Kinsler dance, when their
guests were Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Cro
foot, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nash, Mr.
and Mrs. A. L. Reed, Mr and Mr J
OUR REMODELING SALE
NOW IN FULL SWING
A great many of those who came into our (tore yesterday did not buy wearing
apparel because they needed it at this time, but because they felt that the low
prices warranted buying now for wear later. You will be surprised at the many
savings opportunities afforded in this remodeling sale.
SPECIALS FOR TUESDAY SELLING
100 TO BE CLOSED OUT IN TWO LOTS.
Ladias' Suits, worth up to $38, special at $16.50
Ladies Suits, worth from $35 to $65, to cloea
out, at $18.75
Ladies' Dresses, worth $12.50, on sale at. .$5.95
Ladies' Dresses, worth $29.75, on sale at $16.50
Ladies' Dresses, worth $35 and $39.75, special
40 In tli lot. aft 6 to 14, former Iling pric
from $10 to $18.80, your choice. .... .$8.98
, LADIES' COATS ,
Ladies' Coats, worth $20.50, on sale at. .$ 9.78
Ladies' Coats, worth $29.50, on sale at. .$14.50
Plush Coats, worth $35 and $40 $19.95
Plush Coats, worth from $45 to $65, spl., $29.78
.-EXTRA SPECIALS FOR TUESDAY
800 Ladies' Waists, worth $6.95
each, will be a special remodel
ing sale bargain (O QC
Tuesday, at PO.i7U
80 LadtW PaUtcoaU, worth to
$ 1 .95, will bo romarkable
bargain Tuatdajr. 95 C
(Only One to a Cnitomer)
Skirts, worth to $10, are offer
ed during this sala at the low
WE'VE PROVIDED FOR THE MEN ALSO
-MEN'S OVERCOATS-i r-Men's and Young Men's Suits-n
Men's Overcoats, worth to $20, fo in this altera
tion sale at $12.50
Men's Ororcoats, worth to $22.50, go at. .$18.60
Men's Overcoats, worth to $29.70, go at. .$18.80
Men's Overcoats, worth to $38.00, go at. .$22.80
Men's Suits, worth to $20.00, go at $12.50
Men's Suits, worth to $22.50, go at $15.50
Men's Suits, worth to $29.75, go at $18.50
Men's Suits, worth to $35.00, go at $22.50
Boys' Suits, worth to $6.00, go at
Boys' Suits, worth to $8.50, go at
Boys' Overcoats, worth to $ 6.98, go at.
Bojs' Overcoats, worth to $10.00, go at.
. BEDDEO SAYS
You will find in this store all the advantages afforded by the larger stores.
We go them one better, however. Instead of limiting your credit to 30 days,
as they do, we give you several months. That is an advantage you should not
overlook in buying your wearing apparel.
1417 Douglas Street
Mpawanjia, c - vmm
Owing to tha
rYa iTTi r I 'vge amounts
lj neaia, tinea,
water acta Loth aa a laxative and
drorctfe; this water can be used as a
laxative or cathartic with Mtonishintr
reaulta. doing away with constipated
Tb fanotta Salpbo-Cbrorlne Mineral
Water It delirerad in Omslis, in fl.tv
taUon Jura. $1.50; 6Wo refunded when
jtix la rt timed.
Brown Park Mineral Springs
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DR. JOHN A. NIEMANN,
Jateopathic Phraiciaa In Charge.
TARPON SPRINGS. FLORIDA
am a aaat Northern Coo k i n I
Every Southern Sport
C. P. BALDWIN, Mgr.
BgryJ 15TH AND DOUGLAS BSTff
Starting Tuesday Morning, January 2nd,
Our Great Fourth Annual
Of Our Entire Stock of
V omen's Suits, Coats, Furs
Dresses, Waists, Skirts
Brory article in oar entire Women'! Dept hi offered at most
amazing reductions tor onr first big sale in 1917. It Till par
every woman well to anticipate her fntnre needs and buy the
garments she will need while these low prices prevail Marry of
the garments offered in this sale win be appropriate and nit
able for wear In the spring.
All Dresses Go at Half Price or Less.
Serge or Silk, for Dancing, Party, Street or Afternoon.
$20.00 Dresses go at. .$9.75
$25.00 Dresses go at. $12.50
$30.00 Dresses go at. $14.50
$35.00 Dresses go at. $16.75
$40.00 Dresses go at. $19.50
$50.00 Dresses go at. $23.50
Women's Suits Less Than Half Price
Serge, Eta, at
Velvets, Broadcloths, Gabardines, Poplins,
even leas than their wholesale cost to as.
Suits tip to $25.00.
Suite up to $37.50.
. .$8.50 I Suits up to $45.00. . .$17.75
.$12.75 Suits up to $60.00... $220
Women's Coats at 1-3 to 1-2 Off
Plnso. Cloth or Velvet; Entire Stock Included.
$15.00 Ooats go at $9.95
$25.00 Coats go at. . .$16.50
$35.00 Coats go at... $23.50
$50.00 Coats go at. . .$25.00
$55.00 Coats go at. . .$27.50
$60.00 Coats go at. ..$30X10
Any Separate Skirt in Stock Half Price
Plaids, Stripes, SoOd Colors tn Wool and Silk.
$5.00 Skirts go at $2.50
$6.50 Skirts go at $325
$7.50 Skirts go at $3.75
$10.00 Skirts go at... $5.00
$12.50 Skirts go at... $625
$15.00 Skirts go at... $7.50
Choice of the House
Values up to $1(L50
Silk Waists worth $4.50..
Silk Waists worth $3.00. 41.98
Wash Waists worth JL50...79C
AH Kimonos, Bath Robes,
AH Women's Sweaters
AH Women's Seta
All Children's Seta.
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pfl A nappy liew lears uiuugui m n
A Happy New Year's Thought
THAT hundreds of Omaha people during 1917, and
in the years beyond, will enjoy in the Blackstone
many a golden hour.
For there is no building in all this city which combines, iri such a distinctive
manner, so many advantages for parties of pleasure makers.
The eighth floor of this beautiful building has already become "The In
door Playground of Omaha's Best People," and the reason for this will
become quickly apparent to those who visit this fairyland with its chic
reception room, its classic ball room, its beautifully appointed lounge and
party rooms, and its delighftul' winter garden, together with its service
kitchen and other equipage for the convenience and comfort of both those
who dispense and those who receive hospitality beneath our roof. And the
Blackstone dining room even now the Blackstone's delectable cuisine
has won for itself wide fame by reason of its excellence and because of
In other words, the Blackstone offers a setting, par excellence, for any
variety of the higher type of entertainment.
Popular amorw the acrai-private rntntainir.enU to be staged at the Blaek.tone thia
winter will be a aeriea of Saturday n'Sht dinner dances, at 12.00 per plate, which will
readilr adapt themaelTes to parties ot from six to eight or a doien eooplea who with
to have their tables together.
The firit of this series will commence at 7 p. m. on Saturday. January 6th.
All who wish to attend should make reserrations early to insure desirable locations
and other arrangements. This may be done by telephoning
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