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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: DECEMBER 0. 1917.
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Doing in the World
Central Student club, luncheon at
Y. W. C. A.
Woman's club, Red Cross
auxiliary, Baird building, 9 a. m.
W. C. T. U. of Omaha, First Pres
byterian church, '2 p. m.
Ladies of Maccabees, Mrs. R. G.
Sunderland, hostess, 2 p. m.
Malva White Shrine, Sojourners'
- club, Mrs. Robert Grant, host
Omaha Story Tellers' league, Mrs.
E. G. Hampton, hostess, 3 p. m.
P. E. O. Sisterhood, Chapter E,
Mrs. Minerva Agor, hostess,
10:30 a. m.
Red Cross auxiliary chairmen,
meeting at Y. W. C. A., 3 p. m.
Benson Woman's club, Benson
city hall, 2:30 p. m.
Pleasant Hour club, Y. W. C. A,
3:30 p. in.
U. S. Grant Woman's Relief Corps,
Memorial hall, 2 p. m.
Two Women In Charge of the
Red Cross Public Workshop
"n EFUGEE work is the latest relief
" undertaking the Red Cross auxil
iary of the First Presbyterian church
has essayed. The members meet every
Friday, all day, at the church to make
children's garments and baby layettes
for the refugees of the war-stricken,
allied countries. One hundred of the
lr.yettes and six boxes of clothing are
already completed and are waiting
shipment by Frank Judson, state Red
The women welcome any assistance
from those who are interested. The
work is self-support'ng, so donations
of money are especially needed. Old
garments in good condit'on can be
used. Miss Jessie Millard heads the
Red Cross auxiliary of the church.
The work is actively carried on by
the Ladies' Aid society. The officers
are Mesdames Casper Yost, G. L.
Bradley, A. D. Peters, Henry Mc
Donald and W. J. Bradbury.
The women expect to carry on the
wrk as a neighborhood community
venture. The public is invited to
$vs. Shank Ctlich
Mrs. Frank W. Carmichael, assisted
by Ms. Frank 1. Ellick, has assumed
charge of the public workshop of the
Red Cross in the Keeline building.
The success of the venture is attested
by the fact that since the work room
opened Wednesday morning it has
been filled with women each day de
spite the holiday week distractions
and severe weather.
Women shoppers are urged to spend
any spare time they have while down
town in the public shop, where pieces
of work which can be quickly finished
win oe assigned to them.
Mrs. E. K. Wilson is in charge of
tne workshop on Monday; Mrs. h. K
Stiles and Mrs. Charles Adams, Tues
day; Mrs. (... h. Scarr of the South
Side, Wednesday; Mrs. Lee Huff and
Mrs. Ellick. Thursday; Mrs. H. E.
Cotton, Friday, and Mrs. Huff Saturday.
At Old People's Home.
Rev. Thomas J. Collar of the Good
Shepherd church will conduct serv
ices Sunday at 3:30 o'clock at the Old
People's Home on Fontenelle boulevard.
Woman's Club Red Cross,
The Red Cross auxiliary of the
Omaha Woman's club will meet Wed
nesday morning in the Baird building
to resume work. All other depart
ments of club work hold over another
Joint W. C. T. U. Meeting.
All the Women's Christian Tem
perance unions in the city will meet
Wednesday between the hours of 2
and 4 o'clock at the First Presbyter
ian church to hear reports by Mrs. C.
J. Roberts and Mrs. William Berry of
the national temperance convention
held in Washington, D. C, earlier in
the month. A social hour will fol
low. Women are asked to bring their
Maccabees' Social Meeting.
Ladies of the Maccabees, Omaha
hive No. 952, will hold a social meet
ing Wednesday at 2 o'clock at the
home of Mrs. G. R. Sunderland, 5322
North Twenty-fifth avenue.
Benson Club Circles.
Instead of the next meeting of the
Woman's club being held in the city
hall, the club will be entertained at
the home of Mrs. D. II. Fair next
I Mrs. J. Y. Hooper will lead on the
' program and Mrs. R. C. Persons will
give current events on "Russia." which
is the subject. Papers on the history,
revolution, resources, pan-Slavism and
Kerensky, will be read by Mrs. Vick,
Mrs. Searson, Mrs. Welch, Mrs. Fair
and Mrs. Armstrong.
Story Tellers' League.
Omaha Story Tellers' league will
meet Thursday at 3 o'clock, instead
of 4, at the home of Mrs. E. G. Hamp
ton, 2142 South Thirtv-fourth street.
Stories of sacrifice will be fold under
the leadership of Mrs. P. M. Pritch
ard, who will herself tell "The Ca
thedral Singer." Mrs. C. W. Axtell
tells "Jepthah's Daughter;" Mrs.
George Rice, the president, a selected
story; and Mrs. Hampton, a fable.
Woman's .Relief Corps. ,
A .special meeting of the U. S. Grant
Woman's Relief corps will be held
Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the
The Sojourners' club of the Malva
White Shrine will be entertained at
the home of Mrs. Robert Grant,
3176 Jackson street Wednesday afternoon.
Scottish Rite Bodies.
Monday evening the Scottish Rite
bodies of Free Masonry will give an
entertainment and dance at the Scot
tish Rite cathedral, Twentieth and
Douglas streets, for all members and
their families. The ladies of the
Parkvale Presbyterian church will
rut on a short sketch entitled "The
Suffragette." All sojourning Scottish
Rite Masons are cordially invited to
I be present.
I House of Hope.
I Seventy Campfire Girls filled 37
jiearts with Christmas cheer and
I ymns and carols last Sunday.
' Students' club and teachers from
-1'ntral High school on Christmas
e sang old so: gs.
Christmas eve there was all the
Id-time frolic of Yuletide festivities.
flittering tree, Santa Claus, exchange
of presents and ancient dances.
Rev. Denton Cleveland will deliver
an address Sunday at k3 p. m. The
choir will render special Christmas
t. W. C. A. Notes.
Miss Grace Miner will tell stories
it the vesper service today at 4:30.
here will be special music. At the
(social 1 our which follows. Miss Ethel
Xiernieyer is hostess.
The cabinet, subcommittee chairmen
and advisors of the Central Student
club will have a meeting and luncheon
Monday noon at the association.
The Pleasant Hour club will meet
The Soul of Red Cross
I am the individual Red Cross
I am the foundation.
I am the present glorious struc
I am the initiative.
I am the personal effort.
I am the greatest means 'of life
and progress of this grandest of
It is not sufficient that I knit
woolen garments or make hospital
dressings. I am commanded to
secure new workers from among
Recruits, recruits, recruits, and
I am, by my own voluntary en
listment in this imoortant work. :
self-constituted committee of one
to spread the mission of the Red
Cross and to urge my friends to
join in the work.
Have I done only what is given
me to do in actual labor, then have
I shirked in that greatest, most
helpful branch of Red Cross work
enlistment of new members and
My neighbors are they working
in tne causer is there a knitting
bag in their homes? Do they be
long to one of the faithful auxil
iaries which are turning out
thousands of dressings to save the
wounded boys over there?
If I know not whether my neigh
bor is a Red Cross worker, then
I shirk a responsibility, for the
growth of this wonderful work de
pends on individual initiative. The
Ked Cross is founded, fostered and
progressed by individual effort and
1 am commanded bv mv
listment to go into these homes
? my neighbors and enlist help,
if help is not now being given.
I am the most powerful factor
of the Red Cross because my heart
is full with appreciation of what
the work means to humanity to
you and to me.
I am humanity for born of mine
are the brave men over there, and
women know better than all the
strength of the tie that binds.
For that reason all future suc
cess depends upon my initiative
enlisting new members, keeping
faith and step with that apprecia
tion and knowledge of the work
felt so keenly by my heart and
I am fully working for the Red
Cross ONLY when working both
with heart and with hand.
I am Duty in woman's dress.'
Thursday afternoon at 3:30 and all
members are urged to come and start
the new year with lots of enthusiasm.
Red Cross work will be taken up
Mrs. Francis L. Sayta will entertain
the L. M. R. Kensington club at her
home Wednesday afternoon
Schedule of Dancing Parties.
The Cinosam Dancing club an
nounces the following dates for its
parties, which will be held at the Scot
tish Rite cathedral, January 3, 17 and
31, February 15, 28, March 15 and 28.
Miss Mary Fuller left Friday eve
ning for Kansas City to visit before
going back to school at Millbrook,
N. Y., Wednesday.
Robert Forgan of Chicago returned
Christmas morning to join his wife
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
IF GROWING DEAF
TRY LIP READING
Train the eyes to work for the
ears. Instruction to adults.
EMMA B. KESSLER,
No. 4 Flo-Let.
Cor. 20th & Capitol Are., Omaha
E. J. Davis
1212FarnamSt. Tel. D. 353
New President of the Miller
Park Mothers' Vlub
flrs.Dcsn T. 6tc66
iirs. uean i. oregg is the new
president of the Miller Park Mothers'
circle. Club members last week gave
their eighth annual Christmas, dinner
for the principal and teachers of the
Miller Park school. This is the only
school iu the city where the custom
Mrs. I. E. Congdon. They will both
remain until after New Year's, when
they go back to Chicago to make
ready to move to New York.
The Glow Worm
lhe glow-worm is not a worm at
all but a species of beetle, to which
the common firely or lightning bug is
closely related. The true glow-worm
is the female, and is without wings. Its
short legs and long body give it much
the appearance of a worm, and it can
withdraw its triangular head into it?
neck. The light given out by the glow
worm comes from a yellowish sub
stance located on the under side of
the abdomen. Though this light ao-
pears to glow steadily, it is really in
termittent, consisting of flashes in
quick succession, about 100 to the
Dr. W. H. Loechner, who has been
a resident doctor here for several
years, was appointed on the advisory
committee of the war exemption
board by Governor Neville.
Mrs. P. C. Winther and Miss Lil
lian Peterson are spending the holi
days in Viborg, S. D.
Mr. Ed Wulff of Pinebluff, Wyo.,
is spending the holidays with relatives
Miss Berenice Dunn is home from
the state university to soend the holi
days yith her parents.
Burton Peterson has returned home
irom several months stay in Boston
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Smith of Platts
mouth, Neb., were guests on Thurs
day at the C. Stiger home.
Mrs. Charles O. Robinson and
children of Cedar Rapids, la., spent
Christmas with her mother, Mrs. T.
T. Hogue. J
Mr. and Mrs. Gorton Roth enter
tained at a large family dinner on
Messrs. Rudolf Probst and Ernest
Ferguson have gone to forts for train
ing recently, the former in the navy
and the latter to Fort Logan.
Mrs. S. E. Babcock of Exeter, Neb.,
is visiting at the home of her son, B.
M. Babcock and family.
Miss Madeline Horton returns on
Tuesday to Minden, Neb., after a
week's holiday vacation spent at
The Augustina Lutheran and Bap
tist churches held their Christmas
children's program last Sunday even
ing. All the other churches helrl their
on Monday evening. Gift offerings
were had at the various churches.
Mrs. D. H. Fair will be hostess for
the Woman's club at her home on
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Pence enter
tained at Christmas dinner for T
N. Morton and family and Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Pence and daughter.
Mrs. Frank Marshall nf T .Tnrntn
Neb., and Mr. and Mrs. P. A. GaiWH
of Crete spent last week at the j. F.
Mrs. W. F. Heide announced th
marriage of her son, Louis Remillard.
to Miss Myrtle Leaf-of Holdrege,
Neb. The young couple will reside
Mr. Fred C. Kruse of Benson nA
Miss Martha Newhouse of Millard
were married last week. Th young
couple will reside in Benson.
Miss Bertha Wilson of Raymond,
Neb., who came down to attend ih
wedding of her schoolmate MU
I Lottie Underhill, visited here during
me ween ena.
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. William Wilson during the past
Mrs. George Wooley a
Bride of Xmas Week
Dr. and Mrs. Blaine Truesdell and
son are spending the holidays in
Richard Peters is at home from
Lake. Forest school for the holidays.
Miss Margaret McWilliams re
turned home last week from Grinnel!
The missionary meeting of the
Dundee Presbyterian church met Fri
day atternoon at the manse.
Mr. Lawrence Dodds. who is on
furlough from the Great Lakes naval
training camp, will sing at the Dun.
dee Presbyterian church today.
Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Milrov enter
tained seven guests at the Blackstone
tor Christmas dinner.
li r v nil
wr. and Mrs. w. j. Miner were
guests for Christmas dinner of Mr.
and Mrs. R. C. Peters.
Mrs. A. C. Crossman entertained
ner sunaay .school class ot young
womerrat her home rnday evening.
Miss Beatrice Walton returned to
SCHOOL OF DANCING
116 South 18th St.
New Beginners' Term
MONDAY, JAN. 7, AT 8 P. M.
Ja Taught Erery Monday
Erening at 9:30.
Thirteen Lesson for $6.
Single Lesson, 50c.
The Misses Jewell and Florence
HOLIDAY CLEARANCE SALE
? ?r",S.,Ch"s,ln, ! fcv left many broken lines in Diamonds, Watch...
Jewelry Silverware, etc., which we hav placed on .ale during Holiday Week at clearl
ance price.. Now i the tune to buy a handsome Diamond Rinr, Stud, Ear Screw.
Brooch, La Valliere, Pendant, Bracelet, Watch, Wrist-Watch, Chain, Charm, etc.
Many persons unable to decide ju.t what Christmas present would five the neatest
pleasure, make a present of money. The recipient usually desires to Invest tha
amount in some article of real worth. To such w. au(Sest tha purchase of a fin. Dla"
mond. If your money is not sufficient to cover the entir amount, you can pay the
Four mki. t2M
1161 La Valliere, fine .olid srold, green
gold leaves, bright finish, 4 fine, bril
liant Diamonds. Special at tOC
$2.50 a Month p50
Lof lis "Perfection"
659 Finest quality Diamond, perfect in
cut and full of fiery brilliancy, 14k solid
gold mounting. Specially priced
Terms, SI .25 a Weak
We Accept Liberty Bonds at 105 w'orB-cfonreren.
due, or in settlement of accounts.
Open Every Evening During Holiday Week w&ZJJ2?!jsU
STHE NATIONAL CREDIT JEWELERS
Main Floor Cit National Bank Rl-k
RRfKftfil fi409 Soulb Sixteenth St., Corner Sixteenth and Harney SU, Omaha
OKW Ik UA.ItW Opposite Burg e.s-Na.h Co. Department Store.
are visiting Dundee
MRS. GEORGF WOOLEY.
her work at Peru normal school -Wednesday.
Mr. II. W. Heckler of Akron. O.,
has been the guest of the D. L. John
ston family over the holidays.
Lulu Miller and her mother of
Mr. and Mrs. T.
tamed quite a number
funeral service for Mr. Clark, fath
er of Mrs. Frank Ellick. were held
from the family residence Wednesday.
Fats yield glycerine, an essential
component of high explosives.
Prior Inventory Sale!
Monday Surpasses in Value Giving
Any Past Event!
500 pairs Women's
High Grade Boots,
values $3 to $5,
Comes in vici kid, gun metal and patent colt, button or lace, leather
or cloth tops, high or low heel, plain or tipped toe. Re- J 1 QO
member ?3.00 to $5.00 values, "all sizes" J 1 .iJO
450 pairs men's shoes, button and lace, up to $5
values; all sizes and styles.
Omaha's Only Low Priced Shoe Store!
58 Stores -:- "58 Steps out of the high rent district" 58 Cities
G. R. Kinney Co. (M SOS
"MAIL ORDERS FILLED"
Be sure you're in Kinney's before buying Look for the "Kinney"ifn.
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Surf Bathing Every Day in the Year
Miami is the most southern city on the mainland
of thfe United States, and enjoys an average tem
perature of 75.4 degrees throughout the year. Surf
bathing Is an unalloyed delight
Automobllinf -BOO miles of rock surfaced, ail coated roads radiate
from Miami, which Is the southern terminus of the Pixie Highway, tha
Tamlni Trail and six moat important National highways. Orange, crape
fruit, avacado f rovea and winter truck gardens line tha roadways.
Golf-Amid a tropical profusion on one of tha finest 18 -bole eoursea
In the country. Also a 9 -hole course.
Tennis -Ten municipal courts in the pink of condition, both
concrete and clay- A moat popular winter sport. Crack players of coun
try compete in annual 'tournament.
Pryor' Band Engaged for Season T
Jyv 11 Daily concerts In Royal Pain Park, overlooking Blecayne Bay. J I j
Yachting 4 Regatta Miami Is the yarhtuman'i paradise. Mid-winter J t
V rears tta will be held February 2 S, 37 and 28. World's fastest hydroplanes. If
r-rf IV express cruiser, and speed boats will race. If I
. Aviation IT. S. Government Naval Training School now in opera- III
JKifcJ-Jk ti0n' Wint,r Delldou,lrt, Glenn H. Curtis' experimental operations. V
Pishing In Miami waters, or Baseball The Boston Braves g
ew for tarpon and other deep sea train at Miami and give exhibition
TT" "denizens, cannot be excelled. game, during month of March, ( II
jjJjfVj Ws-" ' J Uotels are of the highest standard, and accommodations ,
(niiliiii' si f y oe found to meet tha demands of alL 140,000 visitor. Ml
ItiH 'VH". T entertained last season. ! i
iffr'HaT Vtalt Miami, the Meat Popular and Paatest Growtng wta.
jpw " . . ivirHrji YV ter ,ort Amarica' ! i
ljr-j2 . 'rr 'urt','r 'n'or,n"0,, wr"e far baadaoma booklet.
fvr vMiami Chamber ofCommerce, jz T j
Late Street Car Service, New Year's Eve
For the accommodation of persons attending New Year's Eve parties, later-than-regular
street car service will be furnished on the night of December 31st, 1917.
The special late cars will leave downtown points as follows: 1
16th and Farnam, South 3:00 a. m. To 29th and Dupont.
16th and Farnam, South 2:10a.m. -To 32d and Valley.
16th and Farnam, North 2:03 a.m. To Florence.
16th and Farnam, North 2:20 a.m. To 30th and Fort.
16th and Farnam, North 2:32 a.m. To 24th and Kansas Ave.
16th and Farnam, North 2;47 a.m. To 24th and Ames.
16th and Harney, West 2:12 a.m. To 33d and Parker.
16th and Harney, East 2:17 a.m. To 6th and Center.
16th and Harney, East. . , 2 :47 a. m. To 10th and Pierce.
16th and Dodge, West 1 :38 a. m. To 30th and Snaulding.
16th and Dodge, East 2 :20 a. m. To 10th and Pierce.
16th and Farnam, West 2:05 a.m. To 46th and Cuming.
16th and Farnam, West 2:15a.m. To Harjrjy Hollow.
16th and Farnam, East 2:16a.m. To 10th and Valley.
16th and Farnam, East 2:58 a.m. To 10th and Pierce.
24th and Farnam, South 2:06 a.m. To 44th and L.
24th and Farnam, North 2:00 a.m. To 24th and Llce.
24th and Farnam. South 2 :20 a. m. To 24th and Vinton.
BENSON AND ALBRIGHT LINE
13th and Farnam, North 2:00 a.m. To Benson.
13th and Farnam. South 2:06 a. m. To Albright.
WEST LEAVENWORTH LINE
15th and Farnam, South ..2:00a.m. To Elmwood Park.
15th and Farnam. North ....2 :00a.m. To 45th and Boulevard.
SOUTH OMAHA LINE
14th and Farnam, South.... 2:10a.m. To 43d and Q.
14th and Farnam, North 2:15 a.m. To 42d and Grand.
14th and Farnam, North 2:44 a.m. To 24th and Ames.
14th and Farnam, South . .3:15 a.m. To 24th and Vinton.
14th and Howard, East ,3:00 a. m. To R. I. Depot, Co. Bluffs.
Pearl and Broadway, West. 1:30 am. To Omaha.
The regular owl-car service will be maintained in addition to the above
Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway Company.
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