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A 7arm Christmas Welcome
WHY NOT SHOES?
.THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1917.
x . By ELEANOR GILBERT.
' I hate three kinds cf men.
First, the man who addresses a
young woman weighing about 180
pounds as "little girl." , ;
Second, the man who calls his wife
(probably 10 years his junior)
"mamma" in public.
Third, the man who refers to se
rious women as business "girls."
Come to think of it, I hate the wo
men who do it, too. And I hope that
every time you 1iear the phrase "busi
ness girls" you will squirm and pro
test vigorously. Because there's a
great difference between "business
girls" and "business women." More
over, we'll have no equality in busi
ness as long as we permit the phrase
"business girls" and do not retaliate
by calling men "business boys!"
When I hear the hated phrase,
ghosts of sob-sister bfurbs float
through' my mind "Advice to Business
Girls" what clothes they shall wear
as fits their lowly estate. "Why Men
Won't Marry Business Girls." "Shall
Business Girls Chew Gum?" And more
oi that. They build homes for busi
ness "girls" where the creatures are
Advice to Lovelorn
By BEATRICE FAIRFAX.
Just Be Dignified.
D-ar Iit Fairfax: I am ?i and era
ployed by a manufacturing concern as of
fice manager, earning a salary of 35 per
Tho vice president of this concern Is a
widower (about 4a years old and has no
children). Ha is constantly telling mo that
I am the nicest young lady he ever met
and goes as far as telling me of his love
(but never mentions marriage to me).
As a rule I never pay any attention to
-rhat he Is saying, tiut .here of late my girls
'A ithe office hare noticed his, actions and
".'Ave come to me with tittle stories telling
tne ho7 much gossip Is going around the
Just go or conducting yourself ' with
quiet dignity. ' Attend to- your work and
don't lay any stress on anything your em
ployer says. - You might even tell him that
you have discovered that the office force
is gossiping about you and that you feel
sure he will not want to "cause you to be
subjected to -criticism. When a man tells
" a girl that he loves her and does "not back
up that declaration with the genuine and
henest expression of a desire to have her
for his wife, the girl had better keep a
level head and' discount bia ardor and the
value thereof. Wer I : In your place I
should either make It impossible t or the
man to' drag his eemi-lovemaklng into of
fice hours or' tell 'him with quiet dignity
that lie was placing roe In a difficult posi
tion. Your own attitude may shame the
office out of Its foolish and unworthy gos
A Sense of Yalqes, .
Doar Miss Fairfax: I am-21, and on the
tage from sheer love of that profession.
This spring I niet a man, nonthcatrical, four
years, older than I. The summer brought
deep tove to us. He "wants me to become
his 'wife, but although I love him dearly I
feel that marriage would not make us hap
py. , He could not be happy with a wife In
ray profession, as" he is a man who wants
his wife In his home and I know I could
not be happy were I to give up the stage.
What do you advise us to do?
A MISERABLE GIRL.
All I can do Is advise you to make up
your mfnd what you really want in this
world, and how much you will sacrifice to
have It. None of us can have everything,
and the happy people are those who have
a real sense of values, and who, knowing
Vihat they prize, make an honest effort, to
get it. On the one hand, love Is offered
you. On the jther hahd, there Is a .profes
sion which also requires sacrifice, effort,
diplomacy, and which Is filled with disap
pointments. Balance your life on the stage,
your faith In your own ability to succeed,
(gainst your love of a man and your faith
in your own ability to make marriage a
success. Which will you choose? '
Yon Mnst Decide.
Dear Miss Fairfax - X am 21 and deeply
in love with a man who Is a widower, and
has three children. Now these three chil
dren are t. IS and 20. so you will see- the
oldest Is Vlmost my. age.. .They object toj
their father's marrying me on account, of j
my youui, uui as in luvrn mep aim 1 luvo
him, do. you think I ought to brave their
displeasure and marry, him Just the same?
I hope you will answer , "yes," but I. will
follow whatever advice you mays give me.
. - .. CLARA.
What will be your attitude toward tftls
man's children: If you married their father?
Are you going to estrangs him from, them,
or will you try to win them,, to keep the
household together and to take a responsi
ble interest tn them' and to mother, the
youngest? Are you Just thinking of this
: marriage in terms of-your own emotions
and selfish desire? Are you Imagining that
you must nave this man's love In order to be
happy? Or are you seriously willing to be
a helpmate and: to Justify yourself for dis
regarding the natural fears and i.rejudlces
of his-children? Think It over. Make a
fair decision. I cannot look Into your heart
and hie, and. above all, I cannot guarantee
the outcome of any situation,, you know. .
The way to keep steel grates from
rusting is to clean the steel first in the
usual way and then to rub it over with
unsalted lard. ' This Should be left on
for a few minutes and then wiped off,
and the"1-steel ' polished with a soft
' ONE DOLLAR A YEAR
SAMPLE COPY FREE
GRACE SORENSON, Editor.
109-11 N. 18th St Tel. Harney 2387.
403 South 16th Street.
vCT's? Nyes nisi riiMiy n
housed, censored and properly ironed
out. They're light-headed things, you
know, with nothing more on their
mind but clothes, candy and young
men. "Only a Business Girl." Poor
thing! Ah well, she' just a girl and
when she gets old enough to drop the
girl she may drop the business, too.
She's only in business until she can
be a married woman, for of course,
nobody 6peaks of the "married girl."
And as she has only one eye on her
job and the other on matrimony, let's
hope business gets riu of her quick!
But the buseness woman is an in
dividuality. She's serious about busi
ness. She has her mind glued to her
work for at least eight hours a day,
and when the job requires it, for all
of the 24. She's able to buy a Liberty
bond or two without suddenly ab
breviating her meals or changing her
living quarters. She likes men, but
she doesn't squander her income on
cheap fripperies to attract the cheap
kind, and when she marries it's for
some higher consideration than a
The business woman is an adult
with a mind. Don't let anybody call
her a "business girl."
The woman stepped from the curb
pave, looking the other way; a pass
ing honk the auto gave the woman
It must be very gratifying to Gen
eral Pershing to know that sa many
young Americans are coming to the
The grain elevator is not super
seded, but it's a has-bin.
With the price of sugar $8 a pound
in Constantinople, the Turk will have
to put more coffee in his syrup.
Printer Hindenburg is running back
his line to save paragraphs and make
the text solid.
Not every man. who can run a Dutch
windmill can navigate an airplane.
In the trenches . the ; situation is
tense. At the training camps, too,
the situation is tents.
Break in prices. Let 'er break!
We've been broken often enough and
prices did it. . - '.
There is one vice and one alone
which cannot be too universal to
please us and that's ser-vice.
That Armenian inventor who ,has
caught the ear of the government with
his energier fed by some endless,
boundless -reservoir may have found
at last a use for the Congressional
Anti-suffragists are having all their
work done for them better than they
could possibly do it and with no ex
pense, risk or bother by the picket
When a girl ,knows perfectly we!!
that she is being proposed to merely
to serve as a dependent wife to bol
ster an exemption claim she murmurs,
"This is so sudden."
Show us who turns the ice cream
freezer and we will show you which
one in the family is not boss.
If they would fight for their coun
try with the vim which they show in
fighting against their country all
would be forgiven.
What ever became of the Monroe
doctrine? Did some museum ac
quire it? 1
Takes a good man to be a hero to
his press agent.
Prices soar; Buyers sore. Seeds in
hand of every sower.
Then there are the three famous
Cobb brothers Ty, Corn arid Irvin.
For the first time in the history of
George Washington university a girl
student, Miss Grace M.. Eddy, now
is taking part in the weekly debates
of the university debating society.
Phoenix Silk Hose
are made of a grade of
silk that ia away above
the average for fine
silk in Hosiery.
Linked with the new
est in styles, they make
a Christmas Gift of un
We haVe them both for
men and women.
511 South 16th St.
Her Grand Bldg.
Kountze Memorial Luth
eran Church Ladies' Aid
Society will hold their an
nual bazaar at the Court
House Friday and Satur
day, December 14th and
15th. They will have an
efccelfent display of prac
tical articles and home
baking on sale Saturday.
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THE small Hudson seal neckpiece
gives a modern interpretation of
the old adage that a, little fur
goes a long way. To its right is a
smart little cape collar and muff and
Women Must Do
Work for Which
' They Are Fitted
Washington, Dec. 13. "Women
should do the war work for which
they are best fitted. It is useless for
women to be knitting stockings if
they make better clerks or nurses.
War work directors should avoid put
ting Square pegs in round holes.
Elimination of waste in human force
is vital to efficiency and the ultimate
winning of the war, and it is my opin
ion that women will have to be reg
istered and classified in accordance
with their ability if they are to render
their full worth in war work."
This statement was made by Mrs.
Frances C. Axtell, member of the
United States Employes' Compensa
tion commission, the only woman
ever named by any president for such
a federal commission. This commis
sion was recently created in the inter
est of economy and efficiency to both
the government and to those who
serve it. It is the outcome of the
congressional enactment of last year
which provides "compensation for em
ployes of the United States suffering
injuries while in the performance of
their duties, and for other purposes."
Womin at Arsenals.
In a report to the women in in
dustry committee, by Mrs. Axtell, she
suggested that women might do much
of the work performed by men at the
arsenals. She suggests that they
might make and inspect the govern
ment uniforms and thus release men
engaged in manufacturing them. She
believes that they might also make
the rope and twine used, and be relied
upon for most -of the small arms
which are made at the arsenals.
Mrs. Axtell sees no limit to woman's
ability in any of the suggested
spheres, and her opinion is given
after keen, careful study of the situa
tion from many angles.
"The hazards among the women
who are replacing the men in war
work will be greater than ever be
fore," said Mrs. Axteli, "and it is
most important that women be pre
pared to do their part. The great
problem today is the co-operation of
business and government."
ELECTRIC XMAS GIFTS
HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES X
at the extreme right is a lovely mole
skin scarf which proclaims the woman
fond of richness and warmth f ;i
"Nit, Nit!" Senate's Ultimatum
To Knitters, Knitting in Gallery
Ladies, you may knit almost every
where you may knit in parlor cars,
you may knit at the theater, you may
knit in your limousines or in your
kitchen, you may knit on your way to
weddings or to funerals, you may knit
in the gallery of the l;ouse of repre
sentatives, you may almost knit in
church but you cannot knit in the
gallery of the senate of the United
States of America. l' '
This is final and no further notice
will be given. Neither will any signs
be posted for your further guidance.
Knitting has become such a univer
sal methods of kicking time around
that it was no surprise to find scores
Ons dr I aw a cruel band
Rlss up and strlks a hartlesa blow;
It did not stop to oount the cost;
It did not care or kftow.
And thru I beard some jenlle words;
They worked a magle sweet and calm.
Their gentle power held that hand
So It could do no harm.
Oh, It Is strong1, and tine, and good
To find what gentle words will do.
I'm sure that they are always best
- And bravest, too aren't, you ?
. JOHN MARTIN.
FOR THE MUSICIAN
Our Small Good Department offers man Christmas sufte
tions. We arc closing out the balance of Haydor Bros, stock of
Sheet Music, Violins, Ukuleles, Banjos, Guitars, Saxophones, Drums
and Band Instruments at important reductions.
NOTE THESE XMAS SPECIALS
$8 and $10 Ukuleles
Now Selling at
$6.00 and $8.00
Violins, all sizes, at special Christmas prices. Leather
Music Rolls and Bags, largest assortment in City at spe
These instruments are of the best known makes and are backed
by our personal guarantee. Call at once and make your selection
for Christmas delivery. Terms arranged to suit your convenience.
Schmoller & Mueller Piano Go.
"The House of Music"
Never has the integrity of the individual, the community
or the nation been tested as it is being tested today.
Integrity should be the acid test of all business institutions
from whom you purchase merchandise. Integrity of quality
integrity of price, integrity of service. '
EYAN'S RELIABLE REPUTATION was founded on in
tognty, and is building, ever building, on the continued and in-
.-easing confidence of the public.
Need we remind you Jewelry is the Logical Xmas Gift
Need we remind you the First Xmas was a Jewelry Xmas.
Need we remind you of our wonderful display of wrist
watches, soldiers' khaki necessities, men's leather goods, ivory,
watches, silverware, gold lavalliers, diamond goods, stationery
r nd other lines.
Need we remind you of Our suggestive attractive windows.
Need we remind you of the inducive prices consistent with
Our Secretary-Treasurer, Herbert "W. Ryan; now one of
Uncle Sam's officers, said in bidding the store good by:
"Boys, maintain RYAN'S RELIABLE REPUTATION and
when I come back, for I am coming back, I want you to have
increased our business 100.
Ryan Jewelry Co.
16th and Farnam Streets. Securities Building.
"Buy Another War Savings Stamp."
of women knitting in the galleries of
the house of representative!.
One woman curing the debate on
the war resolution in the house yes
terday wearied of the listless discus-(
sion there and, picking up her knit
ting, wended her way to the senate
gallery. Admitted by card, she oc
cupied a seat and instinctively took
our her knitting and started to knit.
A doorkeeper came down to her.
"Nit! Nit!" he said, "'tis not per-,
mitted that women knit in the gallery 1
of the senate, ho the lady returned
to the house gallery.
Senatorial dignity must be pre
served. Public Ledger. ;
Mary had a little lamb,
Which grew to b a sheep;
The wool upon its back became
Too thick and warm to keep.
Then Mary's sheep did with tba Will
Down to the brooksids go,
And soon again It welt could boast
"A fleece as whit as snow."
The shearer cams, and with bis shears
Cut oft the heavy wool,
Till every sheep was shorn at last.
And all the bags were full.
The wool that cams from Mary's sheep
Was spun and woven, dears,
And mado Into a nlcs warm coat
, That Mary wore (or years I
$6.75 and $8.75
1311-1313 Farnam Street.
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The reduced prices on our entire stock enables you to buy
shoes at extraordinary removal sale prices. We will in a, few
days move back to our old location, 320 So. 16th St.
The season's smartest styles are to be found here, and
at prices that you are willing to pay. Our policy of no
discounts, no deliveries, no charges and no commissions
makes it possible for us to give you real shoe value for
1607 FARNAM '
U Is a well known fact In
sells at a somewhat higher price than talking machines, it is manufsc
tured and sold by the Edison Laboratories at a smaller percentage
of profit Notwithstanding this fact, and the further fact that, because
of the superlatively fine materials Insisted upon by Mr. Edison, the
Edison Laboratories have felt the increasing cost of materials more
acutely than other manufacturers, the price of the New Edison, "the
Lhonograph with a soul," will not be Increased until January 1st There
i to be no Increase In the price of Edison Re-Creations. :
Until January 1st you can buy the New Edison at the long-established
price, plus a small additional charge, which is only a part of
the estimated war tax.
Tou will, of course, buy your New Edison before January first
Owing to traffic congestion on the railroads, it is difficult for us to
maintain a complete stock, and we urge you to make your selection
Rouse's Phonograph Parlors
Corner 80th and Farnam Streets.
s Winter Tourist Fares
Jacksonville, Fla ......... $54.56
Palm Beach, Fla. ....... .$73.06
Pensacola, Fla $46.91
St. Augutine, Fla $56.86 .
St. Petersburg, Fla $66.16
New Orleans, La $44.31
Hot Springs, Ark $31.10
Charleston, S. C $54.56
Galveston, Tex. $41.56
Houston, Tex.. ........ . .$41.56
. San Antonio, Tex. ...... .$41.56
Havana, G'zba, and return, via New Or
leans and steamer $95.91
Havana, Cuba, and return, via Key West
or Tampa and steamer .$102.56
Jacksonville, Fla., and return $63.76
In one direction via direct routes:
In opposite direction via Washington, D. C, or in opposite
Direction via Baltimore and steamer.
V11EMEMBER It is about 300 miles nearer Florida and
all gulf coast points via ST. LOUIS than it is Via
Chicago. Let us tell you more about our SHORTEST
and MOST DIRECT route.
Call at City Ticket Office, or Address
H. C. SHIELDS, G. A. P. D.,
311 South 14th St., Omaha, Neb.
Jf DANCING ACADEMYllS;
111 w Frnm St. wSl
W Next Wednesday M
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f rlV 15.00 in Cold to tht Best Amwr of Abov Question Jf'
LifflML Watch lor Announcement Tuesday. JkM
M lipfes. . Sherman, Devine and Sherman ydlflL '
When Buying Advertised Gocds
Say You Read of Them in The Bee
Take advantage of our
has spoken to his men of
business, and THIS IS
WHAT HE SAID:
"Thousands of music lovers,
nany of them In rery moderate,
circumstances, have been mak
ing their plans all year to pur
chase a phonograph this fall. No
matter what other manufacture,
ers may do, there must be no
Increase In the prices of Edison
phonographs until January 1.
1918, except to add a portion of
the estimated Government tax
on phonographs and records."
the trade that, although
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