Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, September 08, 1917, Page 13, Image 13

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Knitted for Civil War Heroes.
Knitting and making hospital sup
plies for our soldier boys is nothing
new for Mrs. W. P. Harford, ven
erated Omaha clubwoman. Mrs.-Harford
performed such service during
civil war, times. It was in her girl
hood that she scraped lint and raveled
homespun linen for hospital supplies
and learned to knit so deftly that
the accomplishment can now be put
to good service.
Mrs. Harford, who was formerly
president of the Omaha Woman'?
club anl also, heade the Young
Woman's Christian association, as
well as many church societies, and
distinguished as a parliamentarian,
responded to another call for war
'At her summer home on Madeline
Island, Lake Superior, from which'
she was unexpectedly called home by
business, Mrs. Harford has been
reaping the harvest of her war gar
den. She and her daughter went
north in May and planted seventeen
different kinds of vegetables and fruit
in soil never before tilled. The land
was cleared since they took it over.
Mrs. Harford proudly planted flags
in' front, indicating her patriotism.
Now. that she is home. Mrs. Har
ford is ready to do her bit in knitting
tor the Red Cross society. She would
just as soon knit as eat, members of
her family state.
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Wedding Announcement.
The wedding of Miss Alice Mc
Gavock, formerly of Omaha, and Mr.
Elmer Raynor Colwell of San Fran
cisco took place Wednesday morn
ing in Berkley, Cal. The ceremony
was performed by the Rev. F. X.
Morrison of St. Joseph's church, and
was followed by a breakfast at the
home of the bride's mother. Miss
McGavock recently finished a course
in .the California School of jrts and
Crafts in Berkley. Mr. Colwell is an
alumnus of Ann Arbor and is well
known in business circles of San
Social Affairs Planned.
- Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cotvin will en
tertain fourteen guests at dinner at
( the Blackstone Saturday evening.
Miss Bessie Ritchie of Idaho Falls,
Idaho, who is -making an extended
visit with Miss Marian Weller, al
ready has her social calendar well
filled. Saturday afternoon Miss
Ritchie will, share, honors with Miss
Virgiria Weller, an autumn bride,, at
a shower at the home (if Miss Esther
Knapp. Monday Miss Weller will en
tertain at an.Orpheum party for her
guest; Tuesday Miss Margaretha
Grimmel will give an afternoon
party; Wednesday Miss Margaret
Gamble will entertain at a luncheon at
the Blackstone; Thursday the Misses
Dorothy and Marian Weller will give
a shower at their home for Miss Vir
ginia Weller and Miss Ritchie and
Friday the Misses Weller will, give a
week-end picnic. The objective point
has not yet been determined. Miss
Ritchie will remain at the Weller
home for three weeks.
Mrs. H. H. Loomis has made reser
vations for seventy-five at a large
tea to be given Tuesday at the
Blackstone for visitors at the build
ing owners and managers' convention.
Irene Grojse
Miss Irene Grosse of Pasadena,
Cal., who, with her father, Mr. John
E. Grosse, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.
E. George over tlie week-end, will
be honor guest at the large dinner
dance the Georges are giving at the
Country club Saturday veningv Miss
Grosse was one of the out-of-town at
tendants at the Ak-Sar-Ben ball last
School Set Departs.
Miss ' Dorothy Wright will leave
.Sunday for St. Louis, where she will
enter the nurses' training school at
Washington university. Miss Wright
was' graduated from Oberlin college
last June.
Miss Rachel Metcalfe leaves Sep
tember 18 for George Washington
university in St. Louis, where she
will be a senior.
The Misses Florence Jenks and
Lotfise Bailey leave Sunday for Lin
coln, where they will enter their third
year at the university.
Miss Kathryn Ostenberg, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ostenberg,
and Miss Artice Carter, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. George Carter, leave
September 20 for Mount Ida, a fash
ionable finishing school six miles out
from Boston. They will visit several
days in New York before going to
. school. Miss Ostenberg will special
ize in music.
Miss Dorothy Weller will leave
Sunday for Chicago to resume her
studies at the Elizabeth Harrison Kin
dergarten school.
Miss Lucile Rector will leave Tues
day for St. Louis, where she will at
tend the Principia school. Mr. and
Mrs. Rector will accompany their
daughter to St. Louis, after which
their will visit their son, Lieutenant
Virgil Rector, who is stationed in
Des Moines, and their son, Voyle,
who is stationed at Wrightstown, N.
). They will return in about a month.
Notes of Interest.
Mrs. Garrett Trange of Butte, Neb.,
Uvlto has been the guest of Mrs. R. C.
vioffman, left for home Thursday.
While here she took a course in surgi
cal dressing so that she might organ
ize the women in Butte for Red Cross
work upon her return.
Mrs. Love Fillins and daughters,
Misses Marion and Ruth, of Oakland,
CaL, are visiting at the J. H. Carse
home. Mrs. Fillins and Mrs. Carse
are sisters.
Miss Pleasant Holyoke is expected
home Tuesday from Miss Portia
Swett's Rocky Mountain camp school
for dancers at Steamboat Springs.
Miss Beatrice Montgomery, Miss Vir
ginia Moore and Miss Blanche Deuel,
other Omaha girls at the camp, have
already returned. Miss Holyoke will
teach dancing this winter. Miss Mar-
; garet Holyoke is visiting in the east
and will probably remain there until
the first of the year.
Miss Mary Munchhoff returned this
morning from the east, where she
has spent the summer. She was with
Mrs. Arthur Crittenden Smith at Cc
hasset, ' Mass., for three weeks and
kh Miss Frances Nash at Heath,
Mass., for some time. She also vis
ited in Buffalo and at Lake Placid.
Miss Martha Barr, daughter of
Mrs. William Barr, will be home from
Denver the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs, Fred Paffenrath, Miss
Elizabeth and Mr. Harold Paffenrath
arrived home Tuesday from a month's
sojourn at Lakj Hubert, Minnesota.
Mrs. F. S. Dresher, Mr. Edward and
Mr. Henry Kulha were called to Mo
desto, Cal., to attend the funeral of
their mother, Mrs, F. J. Kulha, who
passed away Wednesday evening. Her
death was unexpected. The husband,
F. J. Kulha, survives.
Mrs. H. H. Glover of Grand Island,
who is visiting in Council Bluffs,
entertained a party of seven at lunch
eon at the Blackstone.
Mrs. Irving Chapin and Lliss Lil
lian Chapin of Lincoln, who have
been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. E.
T. Rector, returned home vesterday.
Mrs. George Hamlin of Chicago
will arrive the first of the week for a
visit with hef parents, Mr. and Mrs.
H..G. Streight.
Mrs. Charles Skokan left today for
Toronto, Canada, for a visit with her
grandmother, Dr. Reed.
Lieutenant Herbert J. Hoffman,
who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Leo Hoffman, has returned to Camp
Dodge. He received his commission
at Fort Snelling.
Fine Arts' Lecture Course.
The Society of Fine Arts, owing to
the war, can not yet announce a
completed, program for the coming
season, but the list of lecturers al
ready engaged gives promise of an
interesting lecture course. As previ
ously announced, William Howird
Taft, chairman of the Red Cross cen
tral committee, gives the opening ad
dress of Friday evening, October 19.
The Fine Arts society has been try
ing for several months to secure him.
Mr. Taft's appearance in Omaha will
be an event, and an evening talk has
been planned instead of the usual 4
o'clock hour.
In December Thomas Whitney Su
rette will present some-of; his inter
esting theories about music. He is
the first person in the United States
to give educational lectures on music.
He writes on children's music, opera
for the people, and community music.
Two lectures on art topics will be
given by Ralph Adams Cram and
Royal Cortissoz. Mr. Cram is the
architect who has charge of the com-
letion of the church of St. John' the
livine in New York. John Mase
field will give a talk on English poe
try and will read from his "Tales of
the Sea" and other poems.
Among the possibilities which Mrs.
Leonard Everett, chairman of the
lecture committee, is trying to make
certainties are Meredith Nicholson,
H. Charles Woods, an English trav
eler and war correspondent; Charles
Theodore Carruth of Boston, and
Ambassador James Gerard.
Spetids Furlough With
Parents in This City
A. W. Tonge, first-class electrician
on the United States steamship Wis
consin, returned to his ship after a
shott furlough spent in this city.
While" here he. visited with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. David Tonge, 1820
North Thirty-second street He was
a member of th naval reserve- and
responded to the call, when war was
first declared. A younger brother,
Haryey. is .planning an joining him
this month. -
GIVEN a spray of
waxed flowers
' in a rounded
glass case, an insist-.
ently flower carpet,
innumerable tasseled
draperies, intersperse
a few strains of "Rob
in Adair" and you
have the proper set
ting for this primly
e 1 e g a nt broadcloth
The quaint and
perky bustle effect is
perfectly balanced by
the very dignified
high collar and long
sleeves. Of course,
there is that neces
sary finish in a bit of
white ruching every
Victorian gentlewom
an wore ruching at
the neck and sleeves.
Likewise many buttons.
Three Information Stations to
Be Maintained When the
Women of Omaha Go
to the Polls.
Three information stations for
women's registration day, September
12, will be maintained on that day, one
at the public library, one at Election
Commissioner Moorhead's office in
the court house and the third in the
Woman Servic league rooms in the
Bee building. Mrs. Albert Egbert,
Miss Hurd and Mrs Harry Sharp will
be in charge.
Dr. Jennie Callfas has volunteered
to serve as chairman for the Fourth
ward, the stock yards district.
Attendance at the instruction
classes for registrars is very good,
Mrs. W. f . Baxter reports. The in
structors are Miss Margaret Vincent,
Miss Jennie Salmon, Miss Elizabeth
Stewart, Mrs. Alexander Hodge and
Mrs. Draper Smith.
Mrs. Baxter addressed the Ladies'
Aid society of the First Methodist
church at the home of Mrs. Uavid
Cole today on registration.
Miss A. B. Mills of the Rome hotel
will take all the women employed
there to the polls on registration day
in her car.
Montgomery Maintains
That Kelly is Innocent
John Montgomery of Villisca, la
father of Mrs. Joe Moore, one of the
victims of the notorious' ax murder,
was in Omaha Thursday. Mr. Mont
gomery maintains that Kelly is inno
cent and says the trial is not the re
sult of an effort o bring the murderer
of the Moore family to trial, but is
the outgrowth of a political feud.
Red Cross Activities
Choose Chairman at Carter Lake
Mrs. W. T. Bourke was chosen chair
man of the Carter Lake Red Cross
auxiliary to fill the
vacancy made by
Mrs. E. E, Crane,
who has acted as
president since
the organization
of the circle. The
meetings will be
held every
Wednesday from
9 unUl 1 at the
club. In addition
to the reeiilar
garment making the women will begin
knitting for the Red Cross at the meet
ing Wednesday;
Woodmen of the World Auxiliary
The Woodmen of the World Red Cross
auxiliary has been organized, with
Miss DoreaAlexander as chairman. It
will meet in Miss Alexander's office in
the Woodmen of the World building
every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon.
Bandage Requirements Strict So
exacting are the requirements for the
samples in kits sent to Washington by
the women in the surgical dressings
teachers' training class that one head
bandage was returned to an Omaha
woman because it measured eight and
one-fourth Inches instead of eight.
Persistent Advertising Is the Road
to Success.
: Quality Cold Cream
1 and Face Powders i
1 You cannot afford to risk '
I buying inferior or unknown
brands of Cold Cream, face f
powder or lotions. We sell prep-
arations which we know are
helpful, soothing and pleasant
s Green's Cold Cream. ?
Hudnut's Marvelous Cream, f
Violet Se Face Lotlosw
j Fiancee Face Powder. .
i A week-end package contain- g
1 ing 1
I Vanishing Cream. f
Cold Cream. i
Liquid Shampoo.
Shaving Stick.
Toilet Soap. f
FREE with each 50c purchase I
s in our Toilet Goods Dept. ' 1
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lth aad Howard, Douf 84.
How Is Any Woman to Know?
Now with the opening of the Fall Season for Women's
Apparel, each ad in the newspapers Is sprinkled with the
words, "Exclusive," "Individual," "Different," "Greatest V&V
upp," "Lowest Prices," etc. All the stores cannot have the
host the greatest values, the best styles, the lowest prices
How Is any woman to know?
No matter nnat price a, woman pays, she wants to leel
she has bought the best In style and value that is possible for
her price to purchase. How is she to know vluit store can
give her this?
There is only one way to know, and that is to go to the
several stores and compare, and when that test Is oscd
we .ire confident your purchase will be made here.
When we purchased our fall slock of women's apparel
we paid the greatest regard to the style and the Quality of
every garment we bought When we pit our retail prices on
the garments we remembered that this season, mors than
any other this country ever faced, merchant! mtust be moder
ate In the amount of profit they ask from the public and our.
merchandise 1$ marked with this in mind.
Come in and let us iihow you what we think is the snap,
plest line of Women's Suits and Dresses ead Coats, that we
have had in recent years.
1621 Farnam. WOMEN'S SHOP 1621 Farnam.
"77te Store for Fine Millinery"
House ofmenagH
Informal Opening
Of New Fall
Representative Collection From the Foremost
Modistes of America.
Distinctive New Creations From Our Own
WE have the honor Saturday to invite Omaha
women to see a number of the loveliest and,
. t most distinguished millinery- productions
that it has ever been our good fortune to bring to
this city. .
The hats are freshly landed and bring the latest
inspiration. Their fashion points are distinctive and
authoritative; they bring final and definite word for
Autumn vogue of the better-dressed woman.
' The styles are varied and of a sort that will win
Instant admiration; suited to both young women and
Our Millinery Section
is replete at all times wtil. the newest ihnovations;
style and moderate pricings here definitely related.
Vices $10 to $50
It will give us pleasure to show them to you.
j $25 Reward
For the recovery of 1915 model Ford Runabout
License No. 9558-Neb. Engine No. 788904. Stolen
from Manawa Park on the night of September 3.
The car had a complete set of practically new Fire-,
stone Non-Skid tires; demountable rims; lower!
wind shield broken; brass radiator painted black.
Telephone or communicate with C. I. Palm,
Manager, Manawa Park, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Omaha phone, Douglas 1365. Council Bluffs, 947.
I Omaha & Council Bluffs j
lir v
Fast trains on convenient schedules
arrive Englewood Union Station
(63d St) and La Salle Station-most
convenient locations in Chicago
connecting with limited trains for
all Eastern territory. The
Leaves 6:08 p. m. daily. Have dinner on the
trainarrive La Salle Station, Chicagoin the
heart of the business district ready for the day no
time lo6t.
Carries sleeping car for Tri-Cities may be occu
pied until 7 :0Q a. m.
Low round-trip fares to points in Connecticut,
Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Brunswick,"
New .Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nora
Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Quebec, Vermont and Virgins,
also circuit tour fares to Boston and New Tori, in
effect daily.
Automatic Block Signals
Finest Modern All-Steel Equipment
Absolute Safety
Write, phone or call at Rock Island Trarel Bureau,
1321 Farnam St, for tickets, reservations, information.
J. S. McNALLY, Dir. Pass. Agent Phoni Dosj. 3