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Doing in the World
SUFFRAGISTS will attend ichool
March 15-18 to learn methods
of diffusing suffrage sentiment
with increased efficiency. The
school, which will be maintained at
the Young Women's Christian associ
ation for morning and afternoon and
perhaps evening sessions, is a travel
ing one with a corps of instructors
sent out by the National Woman Suf
frage association. From Omaha the
suffrage school goes on to Lincoln,
the only other stopping point
Instruction will be given in organi
zation, woman, suffrage history and
argument, press and publicity, public
speaking, parliamentary law and
money raising. Mrs. Halsey W. Wil
son, Mrs. T. T. Cotnam and Mrs,
Frank J. Shuler are the chief instruc
tors. Mrs. Charles Marple reports close
to 100 women already enrolled in the
suffrage school classes. If sufficient
business girls are interested, evening
classes will be held. The school will
ilso afford a chance for young women
o try out as suffrage organizers and
ipeakers. If they become proficient,
they wilt have an opportunity to se
cure salaried positions in Nebraska
and elsewhere, according to the Suf
frage Messenger, aa organizers are
much in .demand. .
Three experienced organisers were
placed in the field recently. They are
Mrs. Elsie V. Benedict of Denver in
the Fifth district, Miss Grace Ballard
of Blair in the Third district and Mrs.
Charles Harris of Lincoln in the
Fourth district Mrs. Harris was ac
tive in the early days of the Omaha
Woman's club and later was prom
inently, identified with club work in
New Patriotic Organisation.
Mrs. G. Langworthy Taylei of Lin
coln is state cmirman and Mrs. Wil
liam Archibald Smith, local chairman,
for the National League of Woman
) Service, organized in Washington
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January u inu vikjhswcu uj mv
gresa of Constructive Patriotism.
Mr. Smith is interesting local patri
otic organizations first and then, in
tends to bring the matter before other
women' clubs. - ' .
The objects of the new organization
, r! "to co-ordinate and standardize
the work of the women of America
along the lines cf constructive patri
otism; to develop resources and to
iromote efficiency of women in meet
ing every day, responsibilities to home,
state, ration and humanity; to co
operate with the Red Cross and other
agencies in meeting any calamity and
in time of war to supplement the
work of the Red Cross, army and
navy; and to deal with questions of
women's work and women'i welfare."
'Mrs. Smith emphasizes the fact that
the organization' is non-political, non
partisan and non-sectarian. She will
appoint a local committee of workers
in the, near future." V
The Omaha Woman's club will be
hostess for the Second district con
vention of tlit Nebraska Federation
of Woman? Oubt, -Thursday, ;March
15, the aesaiattikegtnning at V. o'clock
Mrs. J. W; Welsh of Benson, is presi
dent of tle Second district organiza
tion. State officers who will attend
the. meeting are Mrs. A. G. Peterson
of Aurora, general federation director;
; Mrs. J. N. Paul of St. Paul, state
president; Mrs. George Beals of Nor
folk, vice president, and Mrs. W. H.
i Davidson of Springfield, auditor, who
is also a member of the Omaha club.
From the local club, Mrs. E. M. Sy
fert has named as committee of ar-
v rangementi for the convention, Mes
dames C H. Marley, chairman; E. B.
Ransom, C. A.i Sherwood, J. W.
Welch and W. W. Carmichael. The
sessions will be held at Metropolitan
club house where the local club always
A forecast of the program for the
Second district meeting reveals a
round table , discussion on the high
cost ot living, led by Mrs. F. J. Bur
nett, Mrs, R. M. Laverty of South
Side and the president of the Vlley
club; talk by Miss Edith Tobitt on
literature for the young child and the
adolescent;, one by Mrs. G. C. Young,
explanatory of the Dundee club's
method of studying novel, and one
on the .immigration problem on the
Pacific coast, by Mrs. F. B. Oliver
of the Benson club. Mrs. F. H. Cole
will talk on civil service reform, and
Mrs, K. R. J. F.dholm on health. Mrs.
J. N. raul s address wilt be the prin
cipal talk of the evening session. Mrs.
J. E. Haarmann will arrange the
The Association of Collegiate
Alumnae and the Visiting1 Nurse as
sociation, affiliated organizations, will
be represented at the meeting. '
At Monday's meeting of the Omaha
Woman's -.club, delegates to this dis
trict meeting will be elected. Follow-
ng the business meeting, the oratory
department will have charg of the
open day program, "The Pioer'a Pav."
a one-act play in two scenes, will be
presented by the members, under the
direction of ; Miss . Amy Woodruff.
Those taking part are the department
' leader, Mrs. O. W. Malstrom. Mes-
dames Anna C Roberts, Joseph Law
rence, John Mullin, Lee Edwards,
ban stanheld, Anson Bigclow, D. M.
McGahey, 0. Y. Kring. Frank Wrav
1 C B. H or tern, Charles Lotz, Edward
A. -lhomann, h. A. Collins, N. M.
Woodward, G. L, Kirkpatrick, Floyd
High, Edwin Jewell, A. G. Pinkerton,
ind Josephine Neely. Mrs. Lotz and
Mrs. Thomann will ainS: Mrs. C B.
Horton, Mrs. Kring, Mrs. Wray and
; Mrs. Malstrom will give readings.
This institution is ths only one
in' the central west with separate
building situated in their own
ample grounds, yet entirely dis
tinct, and rendering it possible to
classify ease. The on building
being fitted for and devoted to the
treatment of non-contagious and
non-mental diseases, no other be
Ing admitted: the- other Seat Cot
tage being designed for and de
Toted to the exclusive treatment
of select mental cue requiring
for, time watchful ear and spe
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HEADS WOMAN'S UNION OF
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Mrs. Roberts and Mrs. Ray J. Abbott
will be the accompanists.
The oratory department will also
meet, Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock
for a business meeting and to resume
A debate on the question, Is is
more orofitable to own your own
home than to rent?" will be argued
by two divisions of the parliamentary
law class, Tuesday afternoon. De
tailed plans for presenting the mock
political convention recently -put on
by this department as an open day
program, for an evening program
when the second district convention
meets in Omaha will be discussed.
Studies of New York life taken
from a group of East Side writers,
such as Fannie Hurst and Montague
Glass, will be presented by Mrs. Mil
liard Langfeld when the literature de
partment meets Wednesday morning
at 10 o'clock. Mrs. C. H. Mullin,
leader of the program, wilt give por
trayals from Maiy Roberts Rinehart.
Following the program, the depart
ment's annual social affair, this year
a luncheon at the Blackstone, will be
held. , Mrs. Kate McHugh, Mrs.
Frederick H. Cole, Mrs. Millard
Langfeld and Mrs. C H. Mullin. all
former department leaders, will be
the honor guests. Mrs. L. M. Lord
and Mrs. George B. Darr are taking
reservations tor it.
The retiring officers will be the
hostesses at the meeting of Chapter
E of the P. E. O. Sisterhood Thurs
day at a 12 o'clock breakfast given at
the home of Mrs. S. E. George. The
meeting in the afternoon will con
sist of the annual election and installa
tion of officers. ,
The Society of American Widows
will meet Friday evening at 8 o'clock
at the home of the president, Mrs. 3.
U l urpin.
The Scottish Rite Woman's club
will meet Friday afternoon at 2
o clock. Business ot importance in
regard to the spring, reunion of the
Scottish Rite will be transacted, The
business session will be followed by a
The Deborah ' Franklin club, wil
'mmw' U in awhile
Detroit Electrics demonstrate
their superior value in the dependable day-in-and-day-out
utility and service which they furnish all the
year round. V
Gas car owners will not only
be surprised, but will learn a striking lesson in the
utility of Detroit Electrics if they were asked what
the daily average of their gas car is. y
When theyN figure it up they :
will probably be astounded to find that on the aver
age they use their cars to the tune of about 15 miles
per day. . .. . - - ' .
, This is the established general
average about 5,500 miles per year.
Then ask them to step into an
electric car garage and ask how many Detroit Elec
tric owners are showing regular records of 20-25-30
miles per day a thousand miles a month any
: weather any season.
meet at the Commercial club Thurs
day for luncheon, after which there
will be a business meeting.
The Florence Nightingale club will
have an all-day indoor picnic at the
home of Mrs. Julian Swanson Thurs
day. Miss Halcyon Cotton will entertain
the Wellesley club Wednesday after
noon at i o'clock.
West Side Women's Christian Teni
perance union will give an entertain
ment Friday evening at 8 o'clock in
Jennings Methodist Episcopal church.
The program will be under the aus
pices of the press department, of
which Mrs. S. Morris is superinten
dent. A farce paper will be read, with
Mrs. H. G. Claggett as editor in chief.
Mrs. F. Jensen will be reporter for
the news column, Mrs, E. G. Grover,
society; Mrs. E. Stevens, fashions;
Mrs. Hans Nielson, births, deaths and
fire calls; Mrs. Park Edgar, Prynthia
Prey; Park Edgar, sporting page and
k..ef4.. fcanr. Mr. S. Morris. COtl-
fessions; -Mrs. F. Cockayne, public
pulse. Miss Margaret inomsen, a.
Morris, Mrs. Grover and Mrs. Morns
will sing. Mrs. Edgar, sr., will give
a few reminiscences of the recent
nr.. u r c.,(mnv will orive a suf
frage talk when the Omaha Woman's
Christian Temperance union meers
Wednesday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. timer c. I nomas, iu.
street. Mrs. T. E. fcjrady has charge
ot tne program.
kf-,, a V r:u1f a former leader.
will have charge of the program for
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Thursday morning at 10 o clock. It
will be in the nature ot a reunion oi
-1.1 M.K.. Mj.lt f( whnm will tpll
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what the department has meant for
ner tnese many years, nn iniuuiim
box luncheon will be served at noon
with Mrs; Gault and her mother, Mrs.
St. Julian Cox, as honor guests.
The meeting of the Omaha Story
Tellers' league, which was scheduled
for this Wednesday,, has been post
poned until March 15. The program
committee is now at work on the new
program for next year,
Tk PArkforit fn1!ecr Alumnae as
sociation will meet Wednesday for an
all-day session at the home of Mrs.
J. L. Beaton, when plans will be made
tor next year s unnstmas Dazar,
Mrs. J. J. Sullivan, Mrs. J. J. Mc
Mullen and Mrs. George H. Payne
were the new board member elected
at the annual meeting of the Omaha
Social Settlement Saturday afternoon.
The Dorcas club will meet Friday
at the home of Mrs. Minnie H. Bax
tem, when the afternoon will be spent
in sewing for the Visiting Nurse asso
ciation, making dresses and undergar
The Jewish Ladies' Relief society
will hold its March meeting Tuesday
at 2:30 o'clock at the Young Men's
Hebrew association club rooms in the
Paxton block. Mrs. Isidor Dansky has
charge of the program.
A patriotic program has been ar
ranged for Monday's meeting of Dun
dee circle, Child Conservation league,
at the home of Mrs. Fred Martin,
5105 Webster street. Mrs. I. W, Por
ter will tell about the Daughters of
the American Revolution building at
Washington; Mrs. Walter Crook, the
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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BRE: MARCH
TALENTED MUSICIAN IS
Congressional library; Mrs. Maynard
Swartz, Carnegie institute; Mrs. Mar
tin, leader of the program, will give
intimate glimpses of the lives of
Washington and Lincoln, and Mrs.
N. K. Sype will talk on Wilson,
dwelling upon the innovations he has
introduced in official life and some
of the ceremonies he has omitted.
Temple Israel sisterhood will enjoy
a Browning talk given by Rabbi
Frederick Cohn and one on voca
tional guidance by Miss Jessie Towne
Monday at 3- o'clock at Temple
Israel. Mrs. Samuel Katz is in charge
of the program.
The Central Park Mothers' league
will meet Friday afternoon at 2:J0
at the auditorium of the Central Park
school. C. H. English will speak on
the Boy Scout movement and Miss
Margaret Hamilton will tell a story.
Tolstoi's, "The Light That Shines
in Darkness," will be the subject this
week of Miss Kate McHugh's last
lecture of a series , that has been
given Tuesday afternoons at 4, at the
Blackstone. Miss McHugh's talks
have been most interesting and, the
directors say, are largely responsible
for the great increase in membership
of the Drama league.
Mrs. O. A. Scott, the president,
will lead the program for the Clio
club Wednesday afternon at the home
of Mrs. W. .R. McFarland.
' A Washington Irving program,
given by the literature department,
will follow the regular meeting of the
Business Women's club Tuesday at
7 o'clock at the Young Women s
Christian association; Miss Grace
Grant, leader, will give a biographical
sketch; Mrs. E. G. Hampton, readings
from the "Legend of Sleepy Hollow,
and Miss Abigail Manning, from Rip
Easter stories will be told under
the leadership of Miss Anna Brpad
.field, when the Wyche Story Tellers
league meets Thursday afternoon at
the public library.
Miss Jessie Kfuger. will discuss
gisjwswjw;' ;j rVFTJi
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Then they will begin to see
what is meant by the superior investment value and
greater utility of Detroit Electrics.'
The Detroit is being used and
J the investment in it is being made use of ALL OF
THE TIME. "
Grant right off the reel, that
for touring stunts, joyriding and racing, the Detroit
Electric "isn't in it."' But when it comes to the reg
ular daily use that the average man and his family
wants ah automobile for in any season in all
weathers there isn't a car on earth that gives the
use and the return on the investment for it that is
given by the Detroit Electric.
Ample speed ample radius of
. action on a charge for all regular driving and ample
. power for any grade. , :
Walt Whitman's poems; Miss Adah
GiliDsky, southern poets, and Miss
Edna Levine, some contemporary
poets when the Clio Study club meets
this afternoon at the home of Miss
The Business Woman's council will
meet Tuesday at the court house,
when Kev. A. S. Ernst of the Lowe
avenue Presbyterian church will be
the speaker! Women of the United
Brethren church will serve luncheon
between the hours of 11 and 2.
The Benson chapter of the F. E. O.
sisterhood will meet with Mri E. A.
McGlasson Monday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock, when the election of officers
for the coming year will take place.
Delegates will also be elected for the
grand chapter convei.tion in Fremont
Election of -officers for chapter B.
K. of P. E. O. sisterhood will take
pHce Monday afternoon at the home
i Mrs. Frank Duane Wilson.
Tennyson chapter of the Chautauqua
circle will meet Tuesday of this week
at 2:30 at the public library. The
lesson will be chapters 12 to 16 in
"Belgium, the Land of Art," with
Mrs. H. F. Curtis as leader. Miss
Eunice Friend will review chapter 8
of the "Spirit of French Letters.",
Members will answer to roll call with
quotations from Maeterlinck.
, The Sunshine club of George A.
Custer Woman's Relief corps will
meet Tuesday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Steven A. Bowes for an in
formal kensington. '
The monthly kensington of the
Miller Park Mothers' circle will be at
t ie home of Mrs. J. T. Bailey Wednes
day afternoon at 2:30 o clock.
Mrs. C. W. Axtell will be hostess
to the Mu Sigma club Wednesday
morning at 9:30 o'clock when Mrs.
E. L.- Potter will lead the program,
Mrs. Axtell will discuss the technique
and artistic develooment of Cvmbe-
line; Mrs. C. H. Balliet will give a
character sketch of lmogine; Mrs.
Auction Sale of Furniture
, Starts Monday, March 5th, at 10 A. M., continuing
until entire stock is disposed of. Colonial, period and up
holstered home and office furniture; rugs, refrigerators,
lamps, go-carts, stoves, etc ,
In our warehouse past go, as we must vacate the
warehouse at onc; Absolutely nothing reserved.
SALES DAILY 10 A. M 2 and 7 P. M.
Select your article, then name your own price. Our
loss is your gain. Sale held at
STATE FURNITURE CO.
Corner 14th avnd Dodge) Streets.
DO WD AUCTIONEERS.
Potter will given pen pictures of
Pisanio, Posthumus and the Queen,
and Mrs. C. C. Belden will discuss
Shakespeare's use cf the supernat
ural. J. D. Ringer will speak on "Prop
erty Rights of Women" at the busi
ness meeting of the South Omaha
Woman's club which will be held
Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 at library
Mrs. Vernon Benr.ett, president of
the Consumers' league, will address
the North Side circle of the Child
Conservation league on "The High
Cost of Living" at the meeting Fri
day at the home of Mrt Rodman
Brown at 2 o'clock. Miss Eleanor
Lear will give sevtral piano selections.
The regular meeting of the Pret
tiest Mile Woman's Golf club will be
held Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock at
the home of Mrs. George Swoboda,
5807 North Twenty-fourth street.
Hawthorne study will be continued
by the West Omaha Mothers' Culture
club' Friday at the home of Mrs.
Thomas W. Cox, 4307 Parker street.
Mesdames Cox. R. C. Dozier, Ed
ward Peterson, R. C. Winkleman, B.
P. F. Bonorden, T. W. Cooper, R. M.
McFarlane will review "The Marble
Faun," each Woman taking five chap
ters, and Mrs. Clinton Hamilton will
tell the story of the "Snow Image."
The story tellers' section of the As
sociation of Collegiate Alumnae wilt
meet at 4 o'clock at the home of
Mrs. W. H. Abbott Wednesday aft
ernoon. Miss Theresa Hoye will tell
a German story and Miss Annie Fry
will give a selected story. Mrs. Will
iam Locke will entertain the drama
section at her home, 1324 South Thirty-sixth
avenue, Thursday afternoon
at 4 o'clock. "Postscriptum," by A.
W. Eier, will be the drama studied.
Mrs. Jesse McNish will assist the
hostess and Mrs. William Burton will
be in charge of the program.
U. S. Grant Woman's Relief corps
To say nothing of durability
easy, comfortable riding qualities beautiful lines
And just to cap the climax
tell your friends to ask the garage men how many
Detroit Electrics he is called upon to "tow in" as com
pared with gasoline driven cars.
For the average man 99$ of
whose driving is done in the city and suburbs there
is no automobile investment of equal value with the
Anderson Electric Car Co.
(Builders Detroit Electric)
Omaha Branch. 3814-16 Farnam Street
will have its regular meeting Tuesday
afternoon at 2:30 at Memorial hall.
. W. C. A. Kofea.
Mrs. Sidney Oauntlelt of tti gilnttoa
Armr. wbo, with her huiband, bu Dean
worktnff In 8wltMrland, will ull ot condt-'
tlom exlvtlnr In that war lone at tha'
vpiiper aervli'a today. Ttit hour la 4 o'clock
Instead of tile regular time,
X new Bible claea In the book of "Jonah"
la to begin Tuesday, March II, at 7 p. m.
Extension department banquet will be held
Thursday. All stria who are members of
the association cluba are urged to come.
Tickets are 3b cents and tha banquet will
be sa ved at :1S. Tickets muat ba aeevred
br Thursday noon. v
The Wes-tat club will meet Monday ntaht.
Supper la served et 6:S0 and tha meeting
"Wild Horse" Man Pays Fine.
W. L. Hinckley, Bratton, S. D., de
fendant in the "wild horse" case, con
victed with others on the charge of
using the mails to defraud, promptly
paid a fine of $500 when he got that
sentence Saturday morning from Fed
eral Judge Woodrough.
How to Reduce Fit
This 1b th time when fat people ihoulot
be thin kins about reducing their weight
and should atop making the fat that la spell
a burden to thein. The best way and th
easiest way It the one about which i
much ban been eald and written thii past
year. This way la the Marmola way.. Ths
famous Marmola Prescription has been pre
pared In tablet form. These little, tablets
contain nothing; but the elements that go to
change the best thing's that produce tat
into good, strong-, blood, nerves, tissues
and bone. More than this, these tablets
absorb and remove the fat remaining ai
the rate of two, three or four pounds a
week. Tou must not confuse Marmola Pre
scription Tablets with harmlul patent drug
and hurtful reducing methods. These tab
lets go Into the stomach Just like the food
you eat. They build up the Juices of your
digestive organs and correct these juice
so that they produce no more fat. . They
are harmless, yet thousands of men and
women all over this land today are of Arm
figures and normal sizes because of Uiese
little tablets. This Is why every drug
gist everywhere carries them in stock and
will sell them to you. If your druggisi
does not have them or you would rather
send 7S cents, the price of a case, to the
Marmola Company, 864 Woodward Ave,.
Detroit, Mich., they will send them to you
afc once In a plain package, postage paid.
It is easier to
send flowers and
much more ex
ers go they carry
a message of
Try our Or
chid Sweet Peas,
the finest ever.
John H. Bath'
,. "The Caref ul Florist" ;'
1804 Farnam St., Omaha.
Phon Douglas 3000. .
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