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Personal Gossip : Society Notes : Woman's Work : Household Topics
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The Pearl in the Shell
By Nell Brinkley
Copyright. ltll, International News Service.
Handsome and blushing young
clergymen have always been regarded
as eligibles by match-making mam
mas from the days of Jane Austen
until now. That is why speculation
has been rife about two brothers, both
young clergymen of our own city, and
many are the possible brides that
thost interested have assigned them.
Some of our centemporaries among
the public prints even went so far as
to mention them publicly. Now,
however, one-half of the speculation
has been brought to a sudden termina
tion by the marriage ot one of the
young men.
At high noon today at All Saints'
church, in the presence of only the
family of the rector and a few friends
and relatives of the principles, the
marriage of the Rev. Robert Seaton
Flockhart and Miss Marguerite Alice
Meyer, daughter of Mrs. Henry
Meyer was solemnized. I he Kev.
John Edward Flockhart, the other
object of the attention of fond
mothers, acted as best, man and Mr.
Gustav A. Meyer, brother of the bride,
gave her awav.
The Rev. Flockhart and his bride
have gone east for a week and a half,
that being the length of the young
rector's leave of absence. He has
been associated with the Rev. T. J.
Mackay as assistant rector of All
Saints' church for the last two years.
His bride is a charming young woman
who has a wide circle of friends in
Omaha's Country club set. She has
traveled abroad extensively, prefer
ing travel to much schooling as the
means of acquiring a liberal educa
tion. Gustav Meyer, the bride's brother,
was married recently to Lucy Gore
Cotton, niece of Mrs. John Brady. A.
L. Meyer is the bride uncle.
Meti-Mack Wedding.
This evening in Buffalo will take
place the marriage of Miss Norma
, bmily Mack, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Norman E. Mack, to Mr. Philip
1 Frederick Metz, son of Mr. and Mrs.
t Charles Metz of this city. The bride
t groom s lather and mother are now
' in Buffalo to attend the service, his
i sister. Miss Gertrude Metz, will be one
of the bridesmaids, Mr. Charles E.
I Met, a cousin, will be one of the
i of ushers and Miss Marion Kuhn will be
; ol one of the bridesmaids.
j .J The large wedding party includes
i.i. miss Harriet Mack, sister ot the bride,
i t maid of honor; Miss Annette Coit,
I Miss fcawine Bushnell, Miss Mar
e jorie Elias, Miss Kathleen Irwin, Miss
th Helen Ingham and Mrs. Lloyd Bissell,
! all of Buffalo, and the two Omaha
girls as bridesmaids. Mrs. Morris
; Cassard, jr., formerly Mile. Theresa
j j Mercier of Paris, France, i school-
' j mate of Miss Mack when she received
j by her finishing abroad, will be matron
' of honor.
i Mr. William Moore Decker, jr., and
1 Mr. Carl Fleischman Holmes of Cin-i-bo
cinnati will be the two best men and
; jnj the ushers will be Mr. Washington
H i Pastorius of Colorado Springs, Mr.
: Charles E. Metz of this city, Mr.
Harold F. Norton and Mr. Thomas
Miss Ruth Bailey, woman's page
editor of the Twentieth Century
Farmer, and G. H. Whitney, Omaha
business man, sprung a surprise on
their friends by announcing their
marriage. The wedding took place
Tuesday afternoon at the parsonage
of Rev. G. A. Ilulbert of St. Mary's
Avenue Congregational church. Mr.
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. . into. .vnai ns iliC umy
flltf nrlanfs
Mr. and Mrs. Whitney will be at
the Reese home, 819 South Thirty
fifth street, during their absence on
an eastern trip. Mrs. Reese is Mr.
Whitney's sister.
Miss Bailey is a former Lincoln
girl, a graduate of the state univer
sity. She was private secretary to
Mayor Don Love of Lincoln at one
Stilwell of New York, Mr. Samuel C.
; Vail of Chicago, Mr. Junior H. Carll
of t jr., ot warden City, Long Island; Mr.
: ,0 John W. Clark of Schenectady, Mr.
. Howard C. Cowan and Mr. George I'.
! Urban of Buffalo.
' I Because of the size of the wedding
party the affairs have been continu-
lorj ous. Each day has seen its luncheon,
, thj tea dansante, bridge party and din
K -j ner-dancc. One of the most jolly af
'. fairs given for the party was a ule-
P'yf tide supper one evening last week at
line) a delightful country inn.
v i Sunday the party had dinner at the
j Country club. Last evening Mr. Will
' Decker, one of the best men, who in-
" troduced Mr. Metz to Miss Mack and
tn tl considers himself the little Cupid in
trod their love attair, gave a dinner-dance
Miss Margucriie Prentiss, formerly
of this city, will remain until April
and Mr. Adams will arrive in a few
days for a short visit.
Dinner for Archbishop, !
Mr. and Mrs. Louis C. Nash are
entertaining at dinner for Archbishop 1
J. J. Harty at their home this eve-1
Entertain! Past Chiefs.
Mrs. Kate O'Brien will entertain j
the past chiefs of Washington lodge, j
Degree of Honor, at her home Thiirs. i
day afternoon, the affair will be an I
inlormal gathering of all past chiefs
who are in the city. '
Dinners Before Dance.
Additional dinner parties before the
Browncll Hall benefit dance Fridav
evening at the Fontenelle are as fol
lows: Messrs. and Mesdames, W. H.
Vohe, J. W. Gamble, D. M. Shrenk
and II. G. Powell.
MALL bovs sauat in the sand with curled-under toes and onen willi I
The Fortune
We Make
MALL boys squat in the sand with curled-under toes and open willi
nopetul ftngers the tiny amber-colored shells that come m from the
sea. Hoping always to find folding inside an elf with rlvinc-fish
wings, a sea-faery that will not be afraid I But the periwinkle shells are
always little empty pearl houses whose liver-in has moved out before it
came ashore.
The grown "boy" has a red about the ears with the knowledge that
he too casts a wishful eye on the rainbow-hued shells that lie on the
shore by the Sea of Love-Land where he walks. He too pries and peers
looking for "valuable shell" the kind with a satiny pearl inside the
pink and white variety with a dash of coral in lips and cheeks and a
glow of amber for hair. He too never gives up the notion that in some
closed shell some day when his curious ringers have pinched it open he'll
find and elf that will fly straight bathing suit, wet hair and all from her
chilly house into another and wanner one his heart.
Ho she-shells! Ho! Who will buy from the old gray sea, every
color and fluted! Perhaps you'll, be the lucky one to find a pearl inside.
Today's Events. ' spending
Miss Marjorie Howland entertained I Mary Burklc5'-
niiuinittiiy ai tiring? inis aiicruoon at j-t- l. r.t i..
brr imm. in i,r f ti,,. the Calendar,
Hcyward of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Personal Mention.
Dr. Irving Cutter, who went to
Washington, D. C, to attend the
conference of deans of all the medi
cal colleges, called by the secretary
of war, returned this morning. Dr.
Cutter stopped in New York and elu
sion 'or wedding party after the rc-'cago to investigate hospital equip
harcal at th rhurrh Th wAAitto
f will be most brilliant, the bridesmaids
: i gowns being of cloth of silver and
S silver lace made short and with pret-
port ty trains. Following the wedding at 8
most o'clock at Trinity church will come
...i tn reception at the Twentieth Cen
"tt , club
tout) The bride is the eldest daughter
also of Norman Mack, editor and nub
i : lishcr of the Buffalo Times and New
' Si York member of the democratic na-
, nonai committee. Atter a wedding
trip to Japan the young people will
on t! be at home with Mr. and Mrs. Charles
state Metz in Omaha.
crata Officers' Wives Entertained.
betw Mr- J- F- Poucher, wife of Rev.
Poucher, formerly adjutant of the
' u Fourth Nebraska regiment, gave a
" luncheon' at the Hotel Loyal today
fence complimentary to Mrs. G. A. Eberly,
demo wife of Colonel Eberly. Covers were
him., placed for:
tlon, I K. L. Melealfe.
rains ji. f. Klaaawr.
that i . v. Todd
L. Burmelaler, .
N. Hir.
W. w. Young-.
W. K. Raehr.
D. F. tourh.
Jerome A. I.tllle,
W. A. Fellen.
. Mr
Entertain at Dinner.
rs. r. A. Nash entertains at diu-
at her home this evening for Mr.
and Mrs. Meredith Nicholson of In-
( ! Th dianapolis, who are the guests of
i portul Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Kountze.
: in rec Covers will be laid for fourteen
ness. 1 guests. After dinner the party will
is hea attend the Tag--e lecture at the Fon-
: same lenelle.
! think t .
j his wa Tuesday Brioge Cub".
nothin Mrs. Arthur Keeline entertained the
Op members of her Tuesday Bridge club
i.entirel at luncheon at her home today. Fol
I Lincol lowing luncheon the afternoon was
waits f spent at bridge. Two former mem-
opport l'rs of the club, Mrs. Robert For
i ln igan of Chicago and Mrs. Charles W.
t statem Turner of Fremont were present to-
May 4 ly-
eamini . '
i'tion in t New Play,
i were ( Additional parties for Sister Mary
tee, wl Angela's new play are as follows:
1 have a Alessrs. and Mesdames P. C. Heavy
' ' The'or two evenings; A. P. Condon; the
i throug; e'eventh and twelfth grades of St.
I 'They'd Berchman's academy; the president
; tunitv,nd officer of 'he Sisters of Mercy,
: lained sn1 the Wi,1 Geese club, composed
carry ( of the l""ie graduates of St.
and th -"'" iiiucmy, a une party.
he big-.v e :.t
ment for the new University hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. I'd ward Lluckner
leave Saturday for the south. Mrs.
Buckncr will visit at her home in
Hattysburg, Miss., while Mr. Buck
ner makes a business trip through
the south and east. They will be gone
two months.
Miss Marguerite Duggan arrives
this evening from Kansas City for
a few days' visit with Mr. and Mrs.
N. C. Lcary.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jones and
daughter Margaret have returned
from Ashland, where they have been
spending the holidays.
Mr. A. J. Cove and Mr. and Mrs.
a week wi.h j Good Taste in What
Business Girls Are
Mrs. Clark Coit will entertain a
few intimate friends at a bridge lunch
eon tomorrow at the Fontenelle. in
honor of Mrs. C. K. Coutant of Chi
cago, who is the guest of Mrs. George
Mrs. M. G. Hayward will give a
series of parlies, the first of which
will be four tables of bridge this Sat
urday, the second a bridge next week
and the third is not fully planned.
Mrs. Charles Weller will entertain
her club at a bridge luncheon tomor
row at the Blackstone, when sixteen
guests will be present. The table
decorations will be a basket of pink
roses and the place cards, tally cards
and prize will carry out the same
color scheme. After luncheon they
will play bridge in the parlors.
Miss Louise Dinning will entertain
the Junior Bridge club at her home
Mrs. Charles T. Kountze is enter
taining at luncheon Saturday for Mrs.
Meredith Nicholson.
I the suit and how very becoming they
are with white collars to relieve the
; somberness. The white crepe de
chines, too, are lovely and the busi
m tit orr ness K,rl can launder tnem so easily
10 Wear 111 UtllCe herself. A girl in one . our real
estate offices has her waists made
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The head of one of Omaha's fore- j a man's shirt, but always adding the
most business schools was heard to i feminine touch at the neck, and she
remark the other day that, although ; certainly looks the part of the effi
so much had been written from time C'01" business woman,
to time about the proper clothing for j A Boston woman who has recently
business women to wear, still the av-j entered Omaha's business circles said
erage young stenographer or office she was surprised to see how few busi
clerk had not yet awakened to the ' ness women here seem to favor the
fact that plain, simple attire was very i tailored suit. "Whv in Boston and
much more in keeping with business New York." she said, "vou seldom see
lite where associations arc mainly
with men, than the pretty, frivolous,
feminine clothing that is suitable only
for the woman at home.
"Why. nearly every day does some
business man say in applying to me
lor an office girl, 'Please do not send
an office woman who does not have
her suits made to order."
To be sure the cost of a tailored
suit seems rather high, hut when one
considers the length of time one can
wear a suit made on strictly tailored
lines, it certainlv is economy and
nearlv any tailor will make a suit
one of the new high-crowned sailors
is much more appropriate than the
pretty trimmed hat
Advice to the Lovelorn
B Btairiee Fairfax.
The Iatenated Faritea Mart Decide.
Dear Mlm Fairfax: Do 70a think It
wvald be wlee for a man. 21, who has been
SOlng about with a lady four years his
senior, for thi last elven months and Is
earning a little over a thousand dollars
per year, to consider matrimony?
Would be pleased to have your opin
ion: alto whether a difference In creed
should be lakpn Into consideration, as both
are unwilling to chance their religion de
spite the fact that they are deeply In love
with each other. JACK B.
There seem number of barriers to this
marriage but none ot them Is Insurmount
able if lore chooses to find the way. A
young rouple can manage nicely on 120 a
week: a few years difference In age one
way or another (please notice that I said
"a few years) does not matter particu- !
larly: and differences In creed do not In
"Our attitude toward events often
causes the events that happen to us,"
once remarked Lord Beaconsfield. In
other words, the way in which you
"take" things has an offset upon the
things you will have to take. You
will make them better or worse.
I was reminded of those words by
what happened to a man the other
day. He had "an awful day of it"
he declared. Living in a boarding
house, he forgot to wind up the alarm
clock that wakes him in the morning.
Annoying. Very! Waking late and
trying to make up lost time, he cut
himself severely while shaving. More
annoying still. Hurrying downstairs,
he met one of the lodgers who
"laughed at him in an irritating man
ner." He had three minutes in which
to eat his breakfast and he spent them
in scolding the landlady for setting
such a scandalous meal before him.
With the landlady's threat that she
would certainly bring an action for
slander against him ringing in his
ears, he rushed off to the station and,
missing his train, spent the interval
he had to wait in calling on the sta
tion master and complaining that the
management of the station was scan
dalous. He was so busy in his work that
he only caught the next train by the
skin of his teeth. Frightfully an
noying! When the conductor de
manded his ticket three -stations fur
ther down, and he had not got one,
he addressed a short lecture to the
other occupants of the car. He was
getting annoyed really annoyed. He
was arrested and fined for hitting a
passenger who told hhn he ought to
be ashamed of himself.
All those troubles sprang from the
first the alarm not going off was the
egg out of which they were all
hatched. If his "attitude" to that
event had been right if he had taken
it calmly none of the other troubles
would have come upon him. How
you "take" things certainly has a
most important effect upon the things
you will have to take.
Burton, the traveler, found the pro
verb, "Troubles never come singly."
popular among all the eastern people
he visited. "Bad luck" came in
streaks. He mentioned the fact to
a Persian astrologer renowned for his
wisdom, and the astrologer told him
that it was perfectly true troubles
came in flocks.
"The reason is simple," he said.
"Human beings in wonderful degree
draw on themselves the things that
happen to them. The happy person
attracts to himself or herself haDDi-
: ness. The unhappy person does just
I the opposite. The troubled person
gathers troubles to himself. With the
healthy person all food agrees. With
the unhealthy person all foods save
one or two disagree. Therefore, if
you would avoid troubles when it first
arrives, shake it from you and care
fully attune your soul to attract
happy fortune. This is wisdom, my
His theory amounts to this, that a
person "makes his luck" that as he
is "attuned" to good things or bad, so
they come.
Probably, if one turns one's eyes
on "how things happen," one will find
a good deal to bear out the truth of
the astrologer's theory. Haven't you
noticed how, if something happens to
mar one's exceptionally good temper,
other things follow of the same kind?
A piece of good news in the morning
and the day will be fortunate. We
are prepared predisposed one way
or the other, and we influence what is
to come so that it is good or bad.
me one that wears a Georgette blouse
hit has nothing under it but a mere ! much cheaper between seasons. 1 here . terfere with lore or perfect companionship,
pretense of an undergarment, and ' are splendid ready-to-wear suits now . However, the real decision rest, with your
while shoes exposing limbs in silk ; being offered in the stores at greatly ',el,
hosiery is absolutely out of the dues- '' reduced prices and the business girl I
Jeoaa Annroyes Pari. ''on 111 my " possible, send ! who has an eye to economy can pur-
W. G. I.ansinir nf Omaha are miesie i.iinn i Th. .i... .. me a girl who knows how to dress! chase one that will be practically as
of the Elms hotel Excelsior Springs ! nm,n"" 'J1 ' n signified its sdhor- neatly and sensibly and not one who 's00" style lor next season
A Nutritious Diet for All Ages.
Keep HorEck'a Alwaya on Hand
Quick Lunch; Home or Office.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Knox Adams
men ca
1 . inr. nu airs. 1
the sari Sheridan, Wyo., are the parents of
erisful 'it,le nt born Tuesday morning
j at Birch Knoll sanitarium, who has
i been named James Dana. Mrs.
v 'Adams, who will be remembered as
Mr. and Mrs. M. Shirley and their
daughter. Mrs. B. A. McDermott,
leave next Tuesday to spend the win
ter in California. They will make
Long Beach their headquarters, but
wilr visit in Long Beach. San Fran
cisco and other places.
' Miss Elizabeth Carr is planning to
go to New York City early in Feb
ruary for an extended visit with her
Mrs. T. J. Gist of Falls City ac
companied her lo-vrar-old daughter.
Elizabeth to this city Tuesday. The
young woman is in the Methodist
hospital for an operation lor ap
pendicitis. Mrs. Gist was formerly
state president of the Nebraska Fed
eration of Woman's Clubs and is well
known to the Omaha club women.
Social Gossip.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Judson Chapman
and small daughter, Anna Jane, of
Harrison. Ark., left this afternoon
for their home. They came to Omaha
tne fridav lollowing Christmas, atter
spending the holidays with Mr. Chap
man's parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. F.
Chapman, in Minneapolis. Mrs. Chap
man was the only attendant upon
Miss Alice Switzler at her wedding
to Mr. John Daniel Lynn New Year's
night. Since that time they have
been with Mrs. Chapman's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Rohrbough.
Miss Elizabeth Fleming of Burl
ington, la., leaves for her home today
ence to me economic agreement arrived at . f,rrtc A:v-rle ,u . ,,; .,f
by representatives of entente powers at the attracts and diverts the attention ot
Pari conference. The agreement provides other employes.
ur u 'uuh ui lend ivsuieimg trailing
wiin iiuii rguninrn, ninstiiire mr com
mercial, industrial, agricultural and mari
time rei'onittrticllon ot the entente allied
oountrlea after the wiir and permanent com
miirviai rolluboratlon among the atlies.
The new strolling boot of Russia
leather, with a medium or common-
Sneaking about blouses, there arc sense heel, not only looks business-
certainly some good looking ones j like, hut also adds much to the com- ,
shown in the darker shades of crepe J fort of the woman who works.
de chine which, will harmonize with A small hat that can' be veiled or
When in BOSTON Stay at the
Art tor and Get
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A High clan, modem hootw, Intelligent rrk, plMsant room, inperlor cnUioe. Ladlei
travel.Dg iImc ar Mured of courteous attention. Chock baggage to Back Bay Station, leave
train there, and yxM are within 5 tainotaa walk ot botel. Baggage tratuicrred free il checks are
gives oar dark waa ragislertof.
Cvwokan Plan. Simolc Rooms, Si. 60 vr, with Bath $2.00 vt.
Double 2,00 a 00 "
American Plan, U.OO nn uv up prE0 t joncs, Prophicto
The Stockinet Covering
An txiluii vt Armaur jiaturt. Patent afplttJ fir.
Intensifies and preserves all Q
the rich, juicy goodness of
Armour's fatf&l
Baked for dinner, cold for lunch, broiled for breakfast, Armour's Star Ham has the appetite
appeal that never tails. To be sure of best ham, look for Armour's blue and yellow Oval Label.
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trains. Most convenient location in Chicago.
"Cfticatfo Day Express" at 6:00 a. in.
"Chicago-Colorado Express" at 3:55 p. m.
"Chicago-Nebraska Limited" at 6:08 p. m.
"Rocky Mountain Limited" at 2:00 a. m.
Connections at Englewood Union Station
(63rd Street) with limited trains for all Eastern
i4afomatt'c Block Signals
Finest Modern All-Steel Equipment
Superior Dining Car Service
Tickets, reservations and information at
Rock Island Travel Bureau. 1323 Farnam
Street, or at Union Station.
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