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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1917.
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MONEY TO LOAN
Organized by the Business Men of Omaha,
FURNITURE, pianos and notes as security.
$40, ft mo., H. goods, total cost. I8.C0.
240, ( mo.. Indorsed notes, total coat, 22.(0
Smaller, large am'ta proportionate rat
PROVIDENT LOAN SOCIETY,
432 Rose Bldg., 16th and Farnam. Ty. 888.
i,KOAL RATES LOANS
214.00 1140.00 or more
Easy payments. Utmost privacy
?40 Paxton Bldg. Tel. Doug. 2285.
OMAHA LOAN COMPANY.
DIAMONDS and Jewelry loans at Ztt and
m per cent; private booths. W. C Flatau.
801 Securities (Hose) mag. Tyier ,
DIAMOND AND JEWELRY LOANS.
Lowest rates. Private loan booths. Harry
Malaahofk. 1514 Dcdge. D. 8818. Est. l9l
Horses Live Stock Vehicles.
GOOD work horse for sale. Weighs about
1.400. Price for quick sale t 100. This Is a
BPUT TT-AM A 7? a CO..
Jth and Leavenworth. Tel. Douglas Hi
FOR SALE Ladies' driving horse, pacer.
Call between 12 and 1 o'clock. 2(20 Ham
ilton St., Dr. Angus.
HORSE, buggy and harness for sale, $36.
2411 South 8th St.
For Sale Horse, cheap. 3806 Camden Ave.
More Women Are
Eunning Lifts in
More and more girls are taking jobs
- in Omaha office buildings operating
the elevators. For years a woman has
been operating an elevator in the
Brown block, and for a long time she
was the only woman handling such a
job in OmahL or In the middle west.
Recently, however, the women have
been displacing men in these jobs in
P . t 1 : 1 J : n A w. nni. t,a
many or inc uuhuhiks. nmuug n.s
4- I i U..:A:-n ;.t11 0,'rla
in the elevators are the First National
bank building and the City National
This movement began to take on
speed in Omaha after the convention
of the National Building Owners and
Managers was held in Omaha some
weeks ago. At that time some of the
building managers reported their suc
cesses with women as elevator oper
ators, and at several conferences held
on the subject, managers pointed out
that the women are in many cases
even more careful and painstaking
than the men in this work. At the
same time it was pointed out that the
installation o' women in these jobs
would tend to release more men for
the armies and for other important
jobs that men can fill in these times
better tha.i women.
Immediately after that convention
managers of the larger office buildings
iuTOmaha began to look for women to
operate elevators, and the result is
that every day one finds another
building that is trying out the scheme.
Sioux City Man' Asks '
Bee to Help Find Son
The Omaha Bee is in receipt of a
letter from Frank E. Kellogg, 814
Otoe street, Sioux City, la., who re
quests help in finding his son. Elmer,
age IS, who disappeared from his
home September 3. 1917, and has not
been heard from since. The letter
Elmer Kellogg, if you are in the
city, telegrapji or write your father
at once as your mother is very ill.
Claim Made That Insurance
1 Company Used Flag for "Ad"
Charges of the misuse of the flag
were Dlaceda?ainst a Lincoln insur
ance company of which Major John
G. Maher is president.
In the complaint, filed Friday at
Lincoln, it is alleged that the flag was
used for advertising purposes. Perry
Anthony, a former, employ of the
company, made the complaint. Last
year the company filed charges of
misrepresentation airainst Anthony.
Mrs. Stevens Writes Epic Poem
Based on Story of General Lee
A national epic poem, "Lee," writ
ten by Mrs. Flora Ellice Stevens of
Kansas City, mother of Mrs. Beatrice
Furman of the Bee editorial staff, is
just off the press.
The poem is based upon the story
of General Robert E. Lee, e con-
Roosevelt says. "wa. the greatest gen
eral, of the English speaking race."
Balloon Men at Fort Omaha
Have Received Promotions
The following students at Fort
",- Omaha have received commissions as
first lieutenants: Robert L. Sparks,
B. M. Clark, M. R. Smith, Walter
Reid, Ray W. Thompson, John H.
McCawley, James P. Haight, Spaultf
ing W. Ovitt, Edward A. Henske,
Bruce Kellogg. Daniel Kennedy, F.
Razier Wickard Roger McCullough.
At Tarkio (Mo.) College
Tarkio, Mo., Oct 12. (Special Tele
gram.) President Thompson of Tar
kio college will bear the honor of
completing his thirtieth year a spresi
dent of that institution when the col
leg observes its annual "Old Students'
Home-coming" celebration Friday.
October 19. An oil portrait of Dr.
Thompson will be unveiled and pre
sented to the college as the gift of the
alumni, the faculty and the board of
trustees at the close of the morning s
program. The portrait is the work of
E. Tuttle Holsman of Chicago.
President Hill of the State Univers
ity of Missouri will be the principle
sneaker on the morning program
A foo ball game in the afternoon and
"stunt day"' excercises at the chapel
in the evening complete the program
of the celebration for which all alumni
of the college are invited to return.
Hastings College Notes.
Prof. A. A. MoSweeney began his work
as head of the mathematics department in
the place of Mrs. Mayme I. Legsdon, re
signed. Prof. MoSweeney has had a num
ber of years experience as a teacher, has
his master's degree from the University of
Men, and has taken considerable work for
his doctorate inthe University of Washing
ton. Mr. MoSweeney has held teaching fel
lowships both In the Montana and Washing
ton universities and has had several years
of high school teaching. He has also
worked as a practical surveyor In the gov
Dr. Farmer, lee president of the college,
occupied the pulpit of the Hickman church
last Sabbath and will preach at Kearney
tha coming Sundaq. Dr. Knauer, who Is
serving the Hansen church as supply pastor,
helped In the celebration of the mission feat
of the German Presbyterian church of Has
tings. Mr. Ooodenberger had c haras of his
work at Hansen in hla absence. Prof. An
derson preached at the St. Paul church last
The first three gifts the collage has re
ceived on the Luther fund for the Bible
chair were from the Aurora and Lysinger
churches and from the German Presbyterian
church of Hastings.
Mrs. Lydla S. Altchison, class of '83, has
recently been appointed a member of the
Interstate Commerce commission. Hiss class
mate. Prof. Oeo-ga E. Norlln, was recently
mad president of tha University of Colorado.
Tha academy students were very pleasant
ly entertained Monday evening by Miss
Bryant The sophomores' enjoyed a feed
the same evening. They were chaperoned
by Miss Day, the new home economics
Rev. Wasser of tha Methodist church
gava an address at chapel Tuesday morning
on the "Havword Attention." This was Rev.
Wasser's first appearance before the col
lege students. Mr. Kraset Ooodenberger,
president of the Toung Men's Christian asso
ciation, who was recently chosen as repre
sentative of the men students of Nebraska
to the, T. M. conference at Chicago, gave
an Interesting report of the meeting of the
Mis Mary Bryant has been appointed
matron of Alexander Hall to take the place
left vacant by the resignation of Mrs.
Prof. Anderson was recently made mod
erator of the Hastings Presbytery. This is
something of a departure from the usual
custom of having a minister act In that capacity.
The college will play its first foot ball
game on Friday at Wesleyan. Other games
of the season will ba at Kearney on Oc
tober 28, Central City on November 8. Cot-
ner at home November 18 and the Thanks
giving gams' at Grand Island. The other
dates are yet to be filled.
W. D. Hull. '05. formerly nrofessor at
Peru, la now principal of schools at Broken
Joseph Bcoffey of Gordon was at the
college visiting his daughter and looking
through the college plant.
Frank Bheldon, while attending the build
ing and loan association meeting, took ad
vantage of tha opportunity to visit the college.
Prof. Beck, who has been the college uhv-
steal director the last year, writes that he
is enjoying his work at Camp Funston and
that he has been promoted and is now
acting as battalion sergeant major.
Kearney Normal School Notes.
Miss Emma E. Hanthorn. Instructor In tha
Mathematics department of K. S. N. s..
visited with relatives at Nelson last week.
Miss Edna Reynlsh of Kearney, a srrad-
uate of the K. 8. N. 8., has had to give
up ner acnooi on account of nervous
The Campflre Girls hiked to the Country
club grounds Friday afternoon where they
had a bacon fry.
Mrs. Brlndley, preceptress of Green Ter
race hall, went to Columbua Monday after
noon to attend the funeral of C. H. Sheldon.
Several of the Vtrmal school girls are to
be models In the first annual Fashion
show, which the Kearney merchants are
conducting this in the new To lief son garage.
Miss Hasel Rogers, a freshman in the
Kearney Normal school. Is In St. Luke's
hospital, having successfully undergone an
operation for appendicitis.
Paul cavenee, former business manager
of the Antelope, was In Kearney on Sun
day. Mr. Cavenee was returning to Oconto
after visiting his father in an Omaha hos
Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Bute and family of
Aurora, visited their daughters and sisters,
the Misses Annie and Eva Bute of K. S.
N. 8. Sunday.
Bert Danly of Axtell, former teacher of
physics in the KS. N. 8., was in Kearney
Saturday to attend the musical number of
the lecture course.
Dewey Laws and Dewey Dickson ot
Cozad. Neb., registered for work Un the
Normal school Monday morning. Mr. Laws
will report for foot ball practice.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H, Watts and family
motored Sunday from their home In Loup
City, to Kearney where they visited their
daughter and sister Miss Eva, who Is at
tending school here.
Miss Lulu Wirt, dean of women, enter
tained 160 girls and faculty ladles at tea
on Saturday afternoon. At a cleverely
planned game of "reporting" Mis Hlncnei
wood of Fullerton, won over Miss Court
right of Kearney, by a score of 24 to 23.
Miss Bess Mason, editor of the Antelope,
returned to Kearney Sunday evening from
her home at prd, where she had gone to
visit with her brother before ha left for
A dislocation of Hllllard Cameron's left
knee and a fracture ot two ribs for Cecil
Hamilton were the only accidents to mar
the annual foot ball game between K. 8.
N. S. and tha CMhernbeurg High school
last Friday at Gothenburg. Both players
are makng a speedy recovery.
Miss Jennie Saunders, 14, eldest daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Saunders, was
married October t to John Ball of Kear
ney. They will make their home on Nortn
The manual training class of the Kearney
Normal school will make the batons which
the members of Mrs. Bteaaman's shoral
conducting class will nse In their work.
"The batons the manual training class
make,'' said Mrs. Steadman, "are far better
than those round on tne maraei."
Dr. Theodore Hanson who is engaged at
A.AMfr i w.ifar, wnrlr In Nphrnska. ffave
an address to the students In chapel on
At the chapel period on Tuesaay, rroi.
Charles Blsset gave a report of the Toung
Men's Christian association convention which
he attended in Chicago the preceding week.
Wednesday noon the students partici
pated in the men's meeting at the Toung
Men's Christian association which was ad-
Earl Tust who has been an efficient cheer
leader for the last year has Deen ODUgea
to resign his position because of his work,
t. i.,inff .hnni, fit Henderson which
prevents him from attending the games.
Lee rieicner gava a muiii
port of ths Estes park conference at the
Toung Men's Christian aasociatlon meeting
on 1 uruj ....1...,,.
The Roung Women's Christian association
meeting for this week was neia in me wooa.
. i ...mu, n, Tn ohpr, wont out at 4:15
and enjoyed a "wienie wiggle" after the
A Joint meeting of the Amphyetlon and
Philomathlan Literary societies was held
m.,.- v-.,-- u.n'i rtiriatlan association
id, VV"B WAV...-
meeting for this week was held In the
woods. A large numoer oi rocrawn wen.,
out at 4:15 and enjoyed a "welnle wiggle.'
after the services.
A Joint meeting of the Amphyction and
Philomathlan Literary societies was held
The Juniors took the first "hike" of the
year on Wednesday evening at the supper
hour. The weather was ideal and they
had a delightful time around the fire
roasting "weinles" and singing college
The equipment Is belrig Installed In the
The Bethlethean girls met In their hall
for a regular meeting and Initiation of tha
new memoera on inursaay evening.
Pant Stat Normal.
President Hayaa and family spent Satur
day and Sunday with friends and relatives
at New Market. Ia.
The normal ia contemplating tha pur
chase of an auto truck to be used tor trans
portation of observation classes to tha tw
rural demonstration schools, and also to
nanoia a great aeai oi the dray and ex
The art room la being fitted with Brae
colite fixtures similar to those that were In
stalled In the library last Year. Tha
I cression oepartment will be the next fit
Last Monday Principal and Mr, V. T.
Tavlor of Bratton Union school conducted
by teachers and sixty-five pupils through
class rooms of the various buildings ot the
normal. They visited classes and made use
of the playground apparatus. The Bratton
district Is composed of four districts, two
eacn in iticnarason and Nemaha counties.
Tnere are four teachers and eighty pupils,
In one thing Bratton is ahead of the nor
mal, it furnishes a teacherage to Its In
structors. Prof. G. W. Brown of tha Rural danart.
nient lectured to the teachers ot Rock
Island. III., last week.
Professor F. M. Gregg's new book on
hygiene through nature study haa been
adopted by slate normals and colleges In
New Tork, Michigan, Tennessee, Maryland
and North Dakota.
The Peruvian staff officers are: Virginia
Aiior, Auburn; Esther Christensen Concord;
Nlnn Shubert, Shubert; Fern Huston,
Geneva; Richard Clements, Elmwood; John
Black, Unadllla: Dlra Carrlkar. Hastings
Ramona. Schwer. Hebron: Victor Toft.
Oaks; Roland Tyson, Elmwood; Genevieve
uregg, Peru; OUle Hoffman. Berne Kanaaa
Helen Courtwrtght, Beaver City; Gladys
t'ttapln. Alnsworth; Elma Dillon, Auburn;
Flora Warner, Beaver City. The editor Is
Earl Harlow ot Berne, Kan., and the busi
ness manager Is Louis Wlrth of Falls City,
Robert Sandberg of Oman was elected
president of the senior class. Mr. Sandberg
was president of this claas when It waa
The Dramtlo club had Its annual recep
tion last Friday night. There haa been so
much enthusiasm and desire to be a mem
ber of this club that a system of examina
tion has been resorted to to admit members
and the membership is limited to fifty.
Only about a third of those trying out were
Thla year Peru will have four debates at
home and four away. Last year thsra wero
dual debates with Midland college, Kan.;
Donne colege, Crete; and the Colorado State
Teachers college, Greeley.
Professor Hoyt led tha maelng of ths
Toung Men's Christian association last Sun
day Ths farmers ot the community ara ofrar
ing work to any of tha normal boya on Sat
urdays. Doane College Notes.
Prof. A. R. Falrcbtld enjoyed a visit from
his oldest brother, Charles Falrchlld, of
New Tork City. He waa for many years
financial agent for Oberlin college.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Falrchlld, ', or
New Haven, Conn., are expected this week,
to visit his parents. They have been on an
extended business trip to tha west
The Toung Men's Christian association of
the college entertained tha teachers ot the
publlo schools and other young women of
Crete not connected with the college, Sat
urday evening at Gaylord hall. A short
program was given and light refreshments
Many of the student! attended the com
munity chorus Friday evening at Sokol hall.
The singing was led by Prof. George H.
Aller. Community singing Is expected to be
a regular featura of tha town and college
life this winter.
A movement Is on foot for first aid lea
sons from one ot tha Crete physicians, for
college girls. '
The freshmen girls have banded together
again this year with tha object of earning
money by performing all aorta of useful
labor. This year, however, tha money Is
to be used In furnishing supplies for tha
Red Cross work taken up by all ths college
women. Saturday afternoons will ba given
up to knitting and making bandages, com
fort kits, etc. The girls have organised
under ths direction of ths Toung Women's
' The sororities have undertaken Red Cross
work and are considering tha simplifying
of their winter entertainments, using tha
money saved tor the Red Cross.
The new gas range and Individual gaa
plates are to be installed lmmdlately. The
equipment and furnishings of the house
hold arts rooms are alomst all In place.
The Dramatic crab met Thursday evening
to hear the program furnished by the first
division, under the leadership of Miss Lo
vella Leonard and Harry Tyler. An enter
tainment by the club la to be ready for
The Men's Glee club haa a group picture
taken Friday. The club numbers thirty-two.
Some of the member of the men' gym
nasium classes have atarted wrestling under
the supervision of Coach Newman.
A claas In telegraphy haa been formed
at the college with Mr. Dunham, the Bur
llntgon agent, as Instructor.
Uncle Sam Advises All Housewives to
Conserve Food During Period of War
Bellerue College Notes.
The Philomathlan Literary society held Its
opening meeting on Wednesday evening. Sev
eral new members were received. There Is
Intense rivalry between the two societies
of the college, 1th honors even.
Walter Tensen and Arthur Tensen have
returned to their homes for a few days with
the Idea of enlisting In the army. Their
loss will seriously cripple the football team
as they are among the heaviest men ot the
squad and play the guard positions.
Coach J. W. Reel Is working the team
hard In preparation for the games which
are now being arranged for.
Miss Lois Snyder was called home last
week by the Illness of her mother.
The first meeting of the Men's Glee
club was held In the chapel on Tuesday
evening. Nearly all the men ot the col
lege were In attendance. ' '
The Omaha chapter of the Daughter of
the American Revolution met In Bellevue
on Tuesday. Lunch was served the ladles
in Ranftm hall, residence of President Kerr,
Bellevue college has decided to continue
the regular college work uninterruptedly ao
far as possible. Should the college close
for one month, according to the governor's
proclamation a useless and unjust hardship
would be worked upon the majority of the
students, who are not fitted to render ef
ficient aid in harvestlngf the crops. Ths
college will gladly excuse any who are
needed for this Important work, and the
faculty has agreed to co-operate with any
such upon their return that any work missed
may ba made up. The management feels
that the college can beat serve the state
in this way.
Cullen Traber of the freshman class has
received appointment to Annapolis and Is
awaiting further orders.
Chadron State Normal.
An Instrumental trio will begin rehearsals
I na few days. Miss Alyse Swedberg will
play the piano, Sewall Townsend the violin
and Richard Tarndley the 'cello. This trio
will be one of the musical features at the
Northwest Teachers' asoclatlon the latter
part of the month.
Miss Harris has been put on the pro
gram for the State Library association, to
be held In Kearney October 17 to IS.
Miss Hazel Whitney went to Whitney this
morning to begin her practice teaching at
the affiliated rural school there.
A force is at work harvesting In the gar
dens before another frost comes on.
The.glris In Cookery I have finished the
study of fruits and are commencing the
study of vegetables.
The A. F. P. society had their regular
meeting Friday afternoon and brought their
knitting. A very excellent program wa
given. The news letter to the soldier boys
will be written by Miss Jane Babcock thla
week. The following members were elected:
Herma Haubenrik, Mary J. Baker, Eleanor
Rltchey, Nell Durham, Devona Dickinson,
Thelma Cratty, Grace Russell, Josephine
Marcy, Hazel Hodge, Llbble Cerny, Mar
Jorle Pay ton, Isabel Smith, Mae Hanna,
Mary Rhyan and Lorena Hitchcock.
At the regular meeting ot the Toung
Women's Christian association, on October
4, Miss Irma Stockdale played the pre
lude and Mr. Tarndley contributed a 'cello
solo. Mary 3. Baker gave an excellent talk
on "How Do Tou Pray," bringing out the
value of prayer In Its many phases.
House of Menagh to Stage
Fashion Show in Auditorium
The House of Menagh, local dealers
in women's togs, will stage a fashion
show at the Auditorium, beginning
October 22 and continuing fo- the re
mainder of the week.
David Menagh, buyer for the firm,
left Sunday night for New York,
where he will purchase gowns for use
in the coming pageant.
Ora Cnc, well known as an au
thority n fashions, will set forth the
pros and cons of fall styles in several
of her characteristic talks, in connec
tion with the display.
Bee Want Adi Produce Results.
w.oKd-tVHE wise, AJLJiA
Charles Dana Gibson contributipnjuLiLSiPcl Caasen
U. S. Food Administration
Calls Upon Women to Help
Women of America:
Help ycur country; help the hungry
women and children across the seas.
Wake to the need of your efforts to
save the food which is so miehtv a
factor in the war.
A little thought, a little self denial
and you have proved your patriotism.
You have helped to eladden the heart
ot some women in a foreign land
whose child is pinched and wan from
When a general determines on a
great victory he does not ask his army
to go out individually and kill a few
of the enemy from time to time.
He masses his armies and plans his
That ii what the United States
food administration has done.
Have you enrolled as a soldier?
Tft aVlA imaf4 a tieiirsl jta atAMAil
W Vila. TV Ul UOi llttYb TUU OigllCU
the pledge card of the United States
Do your part. Sign at once. KeeD
your pledge. ,
rood will win the war.
ALL ONTO HIS WIFE
In Suit for Divorce Railroad i
Man Tells of the Storms He
Encountered on Matri
PLEDGE CARD FOR UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION
If you have already slgnod , pass this on to a friend.
TO THE FOOD ADMINISTRATOR: '
I am glad to join you in the service of food conservation for our
nation and I hereby accept membership in the United States Food
Administration, pledging myself to carry out the directions and
advice of the Food Administrator in my home, insofar as my circum
There are no fees or duel to ba paid. Tha Food Administration
wishes to bare as members all of those actually handling food In tha horn.
Anyone may hava tha Roma Card of Tnstructlon, hut only thoao
signing pledges ara entitled to Membership Window Card, which will ha
delivered upon receipt of the signed pledge,
U. S. food Administrating.
Steohen A. M nnr fnrmar mntnva
of jthe Union Pacific, says he now
wouia oe noiaing a responsible posi
tion were n not tor nis wile, JNelhe L.
In a divorce suit filed in district
court, Moore makes divers and sundry
allegations along the line of "she made
me what I am today, I hope she's sat
The Moores were married in Hor
ton. Kan., in 1893. One of his charges
against his wife is the allegation that
she once asked that a certain girl
working in his department be dis
charged and then made a scene at
railroad headquarters because he
would not comply with the request.
Moore says he was sent to Como,
Colo., on business and relates that his
wife insisted on accompanying him.
When they got there, he says, they
discovered there was only "one house
in the town fit to live in." He says his
wife refused to live in this house. On
another occasion, Mcore alleges, she
prevented him from accompanying
several high-up Union Pacific officials
on an inspection trip.
Moore sets forth that he went to
Missouri in 1915 to visit a brother
and that his wife had him arrested on
a charge of white slavery, which he
says was so absurd that officials im
mediately released him when he had
made explanations. He, says she again
had him arrested on the same charge
in Omaha and caused his confinement
in jail for a short time.
Little Tot Injured When
Hit by Passing Auto
Bernice Odell, 9 years old, 420
South Twentieth street, dodged from
behind a row of parked automobiles
at Fifteenth and Douglas streets Sat
urday afternoon and directly in the
path of a horse driven by A. Delaney,
an employe of Hugh Murphy. Cuts
about the head were her only injuries
She was taken care of by Police Sur
geon Romonek at Central station.
General Carter Makes Short
Inspection Trip to Omaha
Major General William H. Carter
was an Omaha visitor yesterday on
a tour of inspection ana spent most
of the day here, visiting Fort Crook
during the afternoon, and returned to
Chicago in the evening. General
Carter is commanding general of the
central division. '
SOOTH SIDE MEN
ARE IN FOOD
Employes of Packing Plants
Who Understand Refrigera
tion Leave for European
South Side men are on their way
to France to help America feed the
men in the trenches. They are en
listed in the United States army in
Chicago and are in the food service
department. The South Side men who
are on their way to the war front are
men who understand the meat in
dustry. They know all about refrigerator
cars and transportation from actual
first-hand experience and they are
able to render efficient service in the
food department of the army. The
following n.en from Armour & Co.,
South Side, are "somewhere" on their
way to FrVince: Paul Orchard. Will
iam T. Donovan, Rudolph Helgren,
Julius Grimm and J Anderson.
E. P. Murphy, son of M. R. Mur
phy, manager of Cudahy & Co.'s pack
ing plant, South Side, will go to
France as first lientenant. He will
have as his duty the supervision of
the frozen meats which are shipped
to France. Mr. Murphy is fitted for
this responsible work by his work in
the Armour & Co plant at St. Joseph,
Mo. He earned his commission by
hard work at Fort Sheridan.
BIG MASS MEETING
South Side High School Prin
cipal Boosts Liberty Bond
Subscriptions; Rally for
Foot Ball Team,
Scuth Side Library Now
Has Many Foreign Works
"We are not able to meet the de
mand for foreign language books at
the South Side library," said Miss
Tobin. head librarian. "Since the war
began it has been practically impos
sible to get any books from foreign
"We have quite a few Bohemian
books," said Miss Hollis of the South
Side library staff, "and we have many
calls for them. We have no Polish
books, but we have many requests for
them. Many of the foreign born per
sons on the South Side read books
written in the French language."
South Side people have responded
well to the call for books for the sol
diers. Forty or fifty books are
brought to the library every week.
Many of the books are new and near
ly all are interesting and have been
Mrs. Claire Thornton, Twenty-first
and N streets, has presented the South
Side library with a. rubber plant. It
stands almost eight feet high and its
leaves are almost a half foot long
A mass meeting of South Side High
school students was held Thursday
afternoon. There was a triple reason
for the meeting to explain the Lib
erty bonds, to hold a foot ball rally
and to introduce two new members
of the faculty to the pupils.
Principal Huwaldt explained the
purpose of the Liberty bonds to the
students and asked all who can to
subscribe for them. The majority of
the faculty members have subscribed
srenerously to the Liberty loans and
many of the students will invest their
savings in this cause.
R. L. Smith, science teacher, and
Mr. Mason of the manual training de
partment, new members of the fac
ulty, were introduced to the student
body, bach gave a snort talk. i
Returns From Police Station
And Finds Store Robbed
John Sempek, 3915 L street, was
discharsred in- South Side oolice court
Saturday morning by Judge Fitz
gerald. He was tried tor selling in
toxicating Hquor. Sempek returned
rejoicing to his sol. drink parlor. He
left the place for a few minutes and
when he came back he discovered that
someone had entered the place and
stolen $25 from the money drawer.
Carpenters' Union Buys
Block of Liberty Bonds
"We want Liberty bonds in our
treasury," was the sentiment at a
meeting of Soutl Side carpenters'
union No. 279 Wednesday afternoon.
Members o tne union voted unani
mously in favor of buying Liberty
bonds with the money in their treas
ury. The union subscribed for $500
worth of bonds and these will be kept
in the reserve fund of the union.
South Siae Brevities
Fra Griffith of Sldnsr Is vlsltinr at ths
J. Will Orssn horns.
Bteam-hsatsd apt in Scarf o Bile, 4 rooms.
E. H. Benner Co. i oj ..; .
Miss Arnn Joyca of Minneapolis, Minn.,
Is ths suest of the Misses Welsh. I71J S
Tha women of Rt A aties' pariah will Siva,
card party at 1:10 o'clock Tuesday after
noon at MoCrann's hall. El(ht prizes will
be (lven to ths best playsra.
LODGE ROOM NEWS
OF GREATER OMAHA
Omaha Camp of Modern Wood
men Buys Five Hundred Dol
lars of Second Liberty
Omaha camp No. 120, Modern
Woodmen of America, at its meeting
last Wednesday evening, by a unani
mous vote of 1.065 instructed the '
cleric, C. H. T. Riepen, to purchase
$500 worth of Liberty bonds. The so
ciety, by its delegates at the last con
vention held in Tune at Chicago, set
aside a special fund of $3,000,000 to
take care of the death claims of all
Woodmen who may lose their lives
in the service of the United States or
Canada in the present war and also it-
cided to purchase $250,000 in Liberty
bonds. This subscription was made on
federal registration day, when 200,000
Modern Woodmen responded to the
government's mandate and enrolled
for the selective draft. Many of the
members are at the front now doing
Woodmen of the World.
The patriotic central committee of
the Woodmen of the World held an
interesting session last Tuesday night
in the executive council chamber, at
which Sovereign Auditor William
Ruess of Cleveland, O., an expert on
central committee work, explained the
workings of the organization in Cleve
land. ' - .
Druid camp No. 24 entertained four
of the smaller camps and the central
committee last Monday night in a very
clever manner, which was much en
joyed by the large number present.
Camp No. 24 is sure some entertainer.
Zizkuv Dub camp No, 115, South
Side, is making air active campaign for
new members for the 600 banquet, to
be held at one of the leading hotels in -Omaha
the first part of December.
Frank Beniak. the clerk. 5010 South 1
Thirteenth street, will give full infor
mation to he members of his camp.
South Omaha camp No. 211 had a
specially well attended meeting last
Wednesday evening, when a numbef
of the central committee visited them. '
Next Tuesday evening this committee
will visit Benson camp- No. 288, where
a number of new candidates will be "
Thomas camp No. 523 is making
splendid progress with its new lodge
hall and will soon have it ready for
Roman camp No. 535 is coming to
the front in nice shape and adding
many new members. I
Columbus camp No. 69 has a new
deputy in Joseph Karhan, 2733 South
W. A. Fraser grove No. 1, held a
regular business meeting Friday even
ing at Crounse hall. The initiatory
work was also put on. Mrs. Madeline
Hennings was elected clerk to fill
the vacancy made by the marriage of
Stella Wilson, former clerk.
Alpha grove No. 2 will give a card
party Tuesday evening. Oct 23. at
their hall, 19th and Farnam streets.
This will be the second of the series
given by the members of this grove,
consisting of one each month during
Welcome grove No. 54 will give '
free entertainment for its members
and their friends in the form of a
three-ring circus next Monday even
ing. Oct. 15th, in their hall at 24th
and Ames. Several interesting stunts
will be given at the close of the
On last Wednesday evening Omaha
homstead No. 1404 gave a dance in
its hall in Labor temple to the mem
bership and their friends.
Brother C O. Heath, the honorable
foreman, just returned from a busi
ness trip to Texas.
On next Wednesday evening there
will be initiation of the candidates.
The district manager, Edgar Mitch.
ner, announces that h: has a class of -twenty-five
candidates prepared to
take the cotnplete ritualistic work at
The next Yeoman dance will be
Oct. 24th, and the children's festival
will be held on October 31.
Fraternal Aid Union.
Mondamin lodge No. Ill, will give
a card party and dance on Tuesday
evening, October 16, at its hall in the '
Lyric building, 19th and Farnam
streets. The game will start promptly
at 8:30 o'clock. Dancing will con-1
elude tlje evenings' entertainment,;
Relief Corps to Meet Here.
One hundred and one delegates
from the Women's Relief corps of the j
second district met in annual con- '
vention Thursday at Tekamah. Oma
ha was chosen for the meeting place
next year. Among the officers elected
were the following Omaha women:
President, Mrs. T. P, Davis; treasurer.
Miss Clara Feenan; musician. Mrs.
W. H. Crawford.
The U. S. Grant corps, 104, of
Omaha, had gained the largest num-
her of new mcmhpra diirinor tho vm.
and was presented with an altar cloth
by the district This corps had
brought in twenty-eight members.
The Custer corps brought in fifteen
Miss Clara Feenan reported the
erection ana unveiling ot tne new
Women's Relief corps memory monu
ment in Forest Lawn last summer.
All three Omaha corps erected this. .
The Tekamah corps served lunch- ,
firm o n r! nfrHinr1 urtfk a mMfixnt
wuss s SMI VlltVI IKUIVU TV a t IS. m I1IUOIVAIVS
The Blair corps gave a fine exhibition
of initiatory team work.
Elks to Dance Wednesday.
The Elk's Formal Dancing club)
will give their first party for this sea
son in the lodge room on Wednesday
evening next, October 17. The club
starts out more orosoerouslv this sea
son then for several previous seasons.
tor this hrst party army officers at
Fort Omaha and Fort Crook have
been especially invited to attend as
guests of the club. ,
Royal Neighbors of America.
T. T St . .
ransy camp io. iu win entertain
their members and friends at the
Swedish Auditorium Fridav evenine.
October 19. A pleasant surprise is in -store
for those who attend.
Ivy camo No. 2. Royal Neighbors.
will give a Halloween party Thurs
day evening, October 18 at Eagles'
hall. 1017 Lapitol avenue. All mem
bers invited. -
Omaha review No. 46 of thftAfsr.
ahee will cive rfanrinor narrv Thnraa
day evening, October 25 at A. 6. U.
a a . a a k i
w. nan, rourteentn ana voagt