Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, December 30, 1917, SOCIETY, Image 19

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i New Year is coming in next
Tuesday and what will it
J Kri'iir t-rtti Will it Ill-ill!
gyJ any appreciable change to
music:- The war lias already elim
inated many artists from the concert
field. Some have gone to war. some
have cancelled lours, owing to the
difficulty of travel. Some were not
big enough nor established enough
to continue under the stress of cir
cumstances and the poor patronage
given. One was too big an artist and
man to embarrass himself and the
country by atteni t!i g to fulfill his
numerous contracts, and some have
braved the submarine to go to their
native lands.
Changes have already come over
lie face of the ordinary concert pro
gram. Where once songs by German
composers predominated they are no
tably absent, and Italian songs,
French, and strange as it may seem,
quite a large percentage ot American
and English songs or songs in the
English language are given.
Will the new year by any possible
chance produce an upheaval in musi
cal circles, such as has been produced
in many economic lines? W ill effi
ciency be the watchword here, as in
the business world? Will the musi
cal worker who is in a rut be jolted
out of his rut? Will the vocalists
who do not enunciate learn to enun
ciate, and will those who do not
sing anything but the top and bot
tom note of a run and leave the rest
i smear, learn to sing it clearly?
Will the violinists who play off key
.vake up and take a little more pains
,vith their intonation? Will vocalists
do the same? Will the pianists who
ound discover that even though
hey succeed in their probable intent
A breaking the piano, that that is
not music? Will a vast number who
1o not think might is right otherwise
realize that it isn't in music either?
Will the educated composers who
nave been struggling to say nothing
brilliantly in their music, find ideas
at last and use their harmonic
knowledge to say something brilliant
simply? Will the uneducated com
posers who are always trying to
mt one over on the public with a
dreadfully poor piece of ragtime, or
supposed-to-be-popular war song,
will they realize that they could be
nore useful in another capacity, and
ake to bricklaying or to something
vbere they have more knowledge and
echnique? ... ,
Will the teachers who insist that
everybody study the same way begin
to notice that pupils, and hands and
voices are different and that each
presents its own special problems.
Will pupils decide for efficiency s
-ake that as long as they are going
to do a thing anyway they might as
well learn to do it right?
Will the leaders of cantonment
camps give the soldiers music to sing
,. hich they can learn to like better
the better they know it, or will they
hist give them the kind that makes
hem alwavs want something differ-
Will any of these things come to
-.ass in the new year?
Eugen Ysave, who appears in con
cert at the Auditorium, Friday night,
January 4, considered to be the great
est living master of the violin, comes
from a family of musicians, from
Liege, Belgium. Ysaye received his
first musical training in Liege, then
going to Brussels, the home of the
modern Belgian-French school of
violin playing. Ysaye's career as
soloist has been one long chain ot
extraordinary successes. From the
first his playing attracted marked at
tention until the day came, when he
was heralded the foremost violinist of
his time. As an interpreter he is
unique, he respects the style of the
composer, yet his readings are so de
cidedly personal, that even well known
compositions seem new and full of
life when played by him. Here in
America it is not so well known that
Ysaye is also a conductor of distinc
tion. For many years he jias con
ducted the "Concerts Ysaye" in Brus
sels, where he directed his own sym
phony orchestra composed of the fore
most players of the city. He is also
a fine quartet player and the Ysaye
quartet, with Ysaye at the first violin,
seconded by Marchot. Van Hout and
Jacob, made itself widely known in
Europe, excelling especially in pro
grams of modern music. As a com
poser Ysaye has published some very
tine fascinating works for the violin.
His concert at the Auditorium will be
under municipal auspices.
Knitting at concerts is a matter
which affords more or less humorous
discussion these days. From a pa
triotic standpoint it is commendable
and in war-times we must learn to
endure many formerly unnecessary i
annoyances. One thing is cer
tain, it is les,s annoying to the knit
ters than to the non-knitters. The
knitters are usually so proficient, that
their fingers practically do it, and they
can listen attentively at the same time.
Some say that knitting keeps a great
many superficial listeners quiet and
contented, where formerly they moved
about, or coughed or whispered during
a program. One woman musician who
is seldom seen without her knitting,
says that she finds it aids in good
listening, that there is not so much
distraction when the eyes are on the
knitting as when they are raised. But
"hen knittin this woman always tries
ilty Member Sherwood School of Mutic.
to, 513 McCafua Bldg. Phone Dour- 4804
Too can learn the
Irish Harp in nine
Harps furnished to
Studio, SOS Lyric
Bide. Doug. 6704.
to sit in the back, so as not to disturb
the artist.
The Muical Courier, while com
mending the patriotism of it, cites the
arguments against it as that the play
of the needles distracts the attention
of the non-knitters; that performers
feci the lack of complete concentra
tion on the part of the auditors: that
the rhythm of the knitting movement
often interfers with rhythm of
the music; that metal needles make
a clicking and disturbing noise; that
the reflection of light from steel nee
dles used in an illuminated hall fre
quently strikes the eyes of the artists
on the stage; that the knitting is a
mark cf disrespect for the performers,
and shows a lack of consideration- for
those in the audience who object to
the practice and have a right to un
disturbed enjoyment of the music."
Henry T. Finck, in the New York
Saturday Evening Post says: "If the
knitting bothers you, there is a simple
effective and inexpensive remedy. It
consists in shutting your eyes." The
Musical Courier adds that this solves
the problem for the audience but not
the concert givers." But can't concert
givers shut their eyes too? Elman
often does during a number, and we
have seen other violinists and even
singers close their eyes for several
moments for some reason or other
during the singing of a song. If the
knitting is quiet, and the needles do
not reflect light, a little more concen
tration upon the part of others in lis
tening and those giving the program
would probabh help them to for
get the existence of those who do
knit. Or let everybody knit in self
defense. In this same connection,
Lucy Gates, a well known singer, says
that knitting is an indespcnsable aid
to a concert singer. While she prob
ably docs not knit while giving a con
cert she knits while she practices her
program for one. She has made sev
en sweaters and is quoted as follows
by the Musical Leader:
Anil, mind you, those seven sumptuous
sweaters mean more than seven warm
Sammies to me. I've discovered that if I
ran go through a program without stop
ping even momentarily in my knitting,
that I know that program thoroughly,
completely. If I have to stop, I know that
I do not know it, and I keep on until I
no longer give the text after this fashion:
"My heart is like a knit one purl one
Musical Notes.
Mrs. Edward MacDowell is coming again.
She will appear at the Young Women's
Christian association auditorium, Saturday
evening, February 2. Those who had the
privilege of hearing Mrs. MacDowell when
he was here two years ago will welcome the
news of her return joyously. Mrs. Mac
Dowel! is the widow of America's greatest
composer, and through her efforts the artist
colony at Peterborough, N. H., was estab
lished. Since the beginning of the war the
provision has been made to use this colony
as a home for convalescent American sol
diers, particularly those who were formerly
in artistic lines. Her coming will not only
be a treat from the standpoint of interest
and information, but will oiler the oppor
tunity for interested musicians to become
familiar with a larger repertory of Mac
Dowell compositions. The vogue for Amer
ican music at present should cause many
a concert giver to look with interest into
the works of this greatest American. Her
coming will also afford an opportunity for
any music lovers who are delicate about
going to concerts given by foreign artists
to indulge their musical taste and at the
same time to be patriotic.
The officers and directors of the Omaha
MacDowell club will hold a meefing this
afternoon at 4 :30 o'clock, at the home of
the president. Mr. A. M. Borglum, at which
further arrangements will be made for the
concert of Mrs. MacDowell.
A Christmas mnsicnle will be given by
junior and intermediate pupils of Mr.
and Mrs. August M. Borglum at the Schmol
ler Mueller Piano company, 1313 Farnam
street, Thursday evening, January 8, 1918,
at 8 o'clock. The public is cordially in
vited. Those taking part will be: Margery
Adair, Marcella Foster, Margaret Lee Bur
gess, Marcella Folda, Ethel Gladstone, Ruth
Buffington, Margaret JVyman, Virginia
Fonda, Marvin Treller, Alice Borshelm, Vir
ginia Barker, Elizabeth Paxton, Emily
Hoagland, Daisy Rich, George Paul Borglum,
Jean Jewell, Esther Smith, Elisabeth Rob
ison. Eleanor Smith, Elinor Kountie, Doro
thy Sherman, Charlotte McDonald, Francis
Robison, Elizabeth Patfenrath.
Mr. Robert Cuscaden, violinist, will give a
conceit in January. He will be assisted by
Mrs. A. I. Root, contralto, and Mr. Martin
W. Bush, pianist.
The Fontenelle orchestra, under the direc
tion of Robert Cuscaden, will play the over
ture to "Marriage of Figaro," Mozart; ballet
suite "Coppelia," Delibes; selections from
Verdi's "Aida," and the violin solos. "Land
of the Sky Blue Water," Cadman; "Sou
venir of Sorento," Papini, will be played
by Mr. Cuscaden.
The December studio recital by pupils of
Miss Corinne Paulson was held last Satur
day. Those who played were Eleanor, Pot
ter, Gineen Noble, Ellanore Baxter, Cath
erine Baxter, Francis . Harrison, Vivian
Tizard, Adele Brady, Stephen Brady, Mary
Gibson, Roland Preisman, Berenice Ferer,
Sarah Sombcrg, Alice Kiewitt, Doris ReilT,
Anna Stoops. 1
The Ysaye Violin club, composed of pu
pils of Miss Luella Anderson, held a
Christmas program at her home Sunday
afternoon, December 28d, to which the
parents and friends of the club were In
vited. The club plans to attend the
Ysaye recital Friday evening, January 4th,
at the Auditorium in a body. This club
is a fine idea, and could be followed with
good effect by other teachers.
The double quartet and organist of the
First Presbyterian church will present the
cantata "The Holy Infant" by Frederic
Field Dullard, Sunday evening, December
30th, at 7:80 p. m., under the direction of
George S. Johnston. Mrs. E. R, Zabriskie,
organist, will play a short organ recital
preceding the cantata. The members of
the quartet, who will also sing the solos,
are: Soprano, Mrs. Louise Jansen Wylie;
contralto, Mra. Verne Miller; tenor, George
S. Johnson: baritone, Mr. A. L. Hobbs, and
Mr. Starr Travis, bass.
The Bennington High school of Ben
nington, Neb., gave a program in their as
sembly hall on Thursday evening, Decem
ber, 13. Violin numbers were given by
Arthur Glandt, Ferris Kramer and Leonard
Mengold of Bennington, pupils of Isabelle
Radman, violinist of Omaha. Accompani
ments were played by Master Kramer and
Miss Oft.
The government of Mozambique
has granted an exclusive concession
to a Cape Town firm for the manu
facture of paper pulp in Mozambique
from the baobab tree.
Half a million quarts i fruits and
vegetables were canned by eight
thousand Kansas girls the past sum
mer and fall
John McCormack, who will appear
here in recital at the Auditorium Fri
day evening, January 18, has become
the phenomenon of the present day
in his hold on the people, and the
number of theories advanced to ac
count for his success is simply incal
culable. John McCormack has a
voice of wonderful beauty and the
instinct for singing; therefore the
people who eo to hear him voice im
mediately the wish to return and hear
, ' .1' 1 ' .1 ! A
nun again, tins neing an mere is io
the mystery.
Successes of this kind are not man
ufactured by artificial means; they
are the result of natural growth. The
people found by the evidence of their
own senses that John McCormack
gave something which they could un
derstand and appreciate, and s.nce the
public knows this about an individual
the matter is settled.
No better evidence of this wonder
ful magnetism and drawing powers
than the great audience that heard
him in the Auditorium last January
when he sang to more than 6,600 per
sons, the largest number of paid ad
missions recorded at the Auditorium.
Orders for seats, accompanied by
check or money order, including 10
per cent additional war tax, will be
filled it the order of their receipt.
Among those spending the holidays
at home are: Marie Helwig, Marian
Hanthom. Verna Mauer, Gladys
Dodge. Olive Stants, Mable Hasbrook
and Lois Smith from Ames; Gertrude
Marks of the University of Chicago
and Coramay Kecline from St. Mary's,
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Gates of this
city and their son, Reynold, of Chi
cago, are spending the holidays,
guests of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Ryan,
Des Moines. Mrs. Ryan is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Gates.
Mrs. C. J. Ringer is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Elsie Vaught, who is
the principal of the school at Pilger,
Misses Mildred and Elvira Dachtler
have returned from Iowa City to
spend the, holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Hughes have
as their holiday guests John and Al
fred Dickinson, Sabula, la. They are
brothers of Mrs. Hughes.
Miss Ida Ingalls, who has been at
tending school at Iowa City, is spend
ing the holidays at the home of her
mother. Mrs. Emma Ingalls.
Christmas day Mr. James Wickham
and family enjoyed their annual re
union at the home on Franklin ave
nue. E. A. Wickham, who has been
spending some time in the south;
Bernard Wickham, Montana; John
Wicknam, Des Moines; Mr. and Mrs.
E. J. Murphy, Minneapolis; Mr. and
Mrs. Mi'llett, Gregory, S. D.; Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Green, Cedar Rapids;
Mr. and Mrs. George Schaaf, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles McCaulley, Mr. and Mrs.
Leo Wickham and Miss Nell Wick
ham were all present.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Borwick, Mr. and
Mrs, Robert Wcimer and Mr. and
Mrs. Forrest Smith were among
Council Bluffs parents who had the
pleasure of entertaining their soldier
sons at Christmas dinner.
Christmas day Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Marquardt entertained at dinner.
The guests were Mr. and Mrs.
Stephen Connor, Mr. and Mrs. Grov
er De Barr and family and Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas De Barr, Omaha.
Miss Anna B. Miller and Mrs. L.
L. McCartney, Chicago, are visiting
their brother, F. W. Miller.
Mrs. Leila Shoemaker. Omaha, and
her son, Frank A. Campbell of Bat
tery A, 341st battallion, Camp Fun
ston, wert Christmas guests of Mr.
and Mn. J. F. McConnell.
Miss June Belle Senift, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Senift, and Mr.
Frank Neilsen, Omaha, were married
at 8:30 Christmas evening at the home
of th bride's parents. Mrs. A. B. Lu
cas played the Lohengrin wedding
march. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. George Crissman before an
altar of palm, holly and Christmas
bells. The bride was attended by
Mrs. H. E. Howard, Mr. Howard
acted as best man. After the cere
mony a two-course buffet luncheon
was served. Mrs. Harry Senift, Mrs.
Louise Brown, Mrs. Will Strang, Miss
Mary Larsen, Miss Florence Cham
bers and Miss Dorothy Senift assisted
in the dining room. After a short
wedding trip the bride and groom
will make their home for the present
at the home of the bride's parents.
Mrs. A. W. Cowles and daughter,
Mrs. Maurice Harrison, Des Moines,
are the guests o.' Mrs. J. H. Kieth.
Miss Jizabeth Jones, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Jones, and Mr.
W. C. Van Leuvan, South Side mer
chant, were married Thursday even
ing at the manse of the Bethany Pres
byterian church. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. J. E. Cumings.
Nf iss Jones has been a teacher of
shorthand at the high school fo the
last two years, and previous to that
time she was assistant in the princi
pal's office.
Captain and Mrs. Bowman Allen
are spend in vr a week at the home of
the captain's parent., Mr. and Mrs.
'Wood Allen. He is now with the
Seventh regiment, United States regu
lars, at Tamp Green, Charlotte. N. C.
and expects a call oon to leave for
BIG Folks and Little Folks: A
Happy New Year to you all.
We have spent many happy months
together I say together advisedly
because I reallv feel that we have en
joyed a close friendship through the
'Tolly Column." Let us hope that
the New Yer may bring us all the
good of the year just closed and a
solving of many of its difficulties.
One of the problems we have dis
cussed many, many times through the
year is the old, and very important
one of conservation of our resources.
We must conserve I The solution is
wise and careful buying of the best
materials and most appropriate styles
for different occasions. There is no
true saving in doing without neces
saries. Yet there snould be careful
planning before purchasing. Be sure
that the suitable garment is obtained.
It never pays to buy for the moment
or the present crying need. Let us
help you conserve. We've taken
great pleasure during the year in full
filling orders sent in, answering let
ters personally, studying types of
people, circumstances conditions and
needs. This has been perhaps a little
more than a shopping service calls
for, yet we feel that we have helped
many people CONSERVE.
MY dear! You really should make
a new knitting bag. The Jap
anese challis at the Eldridge Shop
are marvelously artistic.
ALL home lovers appreciate fine
linens. I'm sure you'll all be
glad to hear what I heard one of the
men in Thompson Beldcn & Com
pany's linen department say the
other day, "in spite of present condi
tions, our stock of linens is the most
complete in this section of the coun
try. On account of conditions, the
prices at which they will be offered
during the January sale will be of a
character that can scarcely be over
estimated in importance."
THE Alia Shop takes this oppor
tunity to thank its many
friends for their generous patronage
during the past year and to extend
wishes for a very Happy New Year.
SPEND your Christmas gift money
for something new and prac
tical. The Eldridge Importing com
pany has jus', received from the
Orient hand-lacquered floor reading
lamps. They are lower than the
usual floor lamps; just right to stand
near your favorite comfy chair.
WHAT a joy it is to forget winter
for a while in looking at new
spring blousesl Lamond's Shop is
showing exquisitely wrought blouses
in the new spring tints. The designs
and lines of these new blouses are
very different and decidedly fasci
nating. One tei rose tinted blouse is
particularly adorable. Its rose color
is carried out in insets of a deeper,
richer tone, which is emphasized in
the embroidery of wild roses. Sur
prising indeed arc the steel beads
which glitter here and there among
the silk threads. Another blouse,
wonderfully dainty, is a flesh colored
model, with trim of French blue
georgette and tiny blue crystal beads
which seem to hang from the low cut
"V" of the neck, The blouses are so
wonderfully reasonable, too, ranging
in price from $6.50 to $10.50. You
can t afford to miss them.
NEW YEAR'S DAY is essentially
a time for sending flowers.
Bath the Florist will take pleasure
in suggesting combinations of cut
flowers to take with you when you
go out to New Year's dinner.
BEFORE going home, I hope all
out-of-town visitors will tnke
time to visit the Alia Gift Shop, at
207 South Eighteenth street. It is
well worth while.
I HAVE found just what your dark
hall door needs. A bright col
ored cockatoo knocker of painted iron
with background of blue, black and
YOU probably never did, but some
neonlr dn slin on a wet flnnr 1
saw some clever bath shoes with
woven non-skid grass strips on the
John Campbell returned to the
Great Lakes training station after a
short visit with his parents, Mr. and
Mri. P. M. Campbell. Martin John
son and Paul McBride. were also
home from the same training station
for a short visit.
Harry Christiansen is expected
home to pend New Year's.
Frank Lt.dwig :,pent Christmas at
home; he is stationed at Camp Lo
gan, Texas.
Joseph LiaiTiueiscn has be .1 home
from Camp Pike, Arkansas.
John Schultz, sr., has received a
cablegram stating that his son, Lieu
tenant John Schultz, of tl - engineer
ing corps, had arrived safely some
where in France.
Joseph Swatck, who is in the navy,
is visiting with South Side relatives.
Miss Dorothy Davis is home from
the State university visiting with her
parents, Dr. and Mrs. William M.
Miss Lelah Hunter ipent the
Christmas holidays with relatives at
Afton, la.
Miss Ellen Schnieder. who is
teaching at Wood Lake, Neb., spent
h-- Christina; vacation with her aunt,
Mrs. -oy Roberts.
Miss Florence Parks, daughter of
"Ring New Year's Bells
Perhaps 'M "Pe ce on Earth"
You mela y foretells
0! may the New Year, friend.
Be ahappj one to th:e.
And if happiness on tfiee depnuk
May many happy 6t
So may each year be happier
AREN'T the new bustle dirss
models attractive? The F. W.
Thome Shop has a remarkable show
ing of this exclusive style in all the
new colors and fabrics. Best of all.
something which will appeal to us all,
dresses which have been $35 are now
$24.34. In this group, I found bustle
dresses for every figure yes I mean
it, for there are waistlines and skirt
drapes that give a large person
slender lines, and others that are
designed particularly for the slender
figure. The bustle effect is also
carried out in separate silk skirts.
One very charming model that was
$20 and is now $14.34, has very full
shirring around the waist, with a
tiny yoke in front with sash end?
crossing in the back. This skirt
model is in velvet also, at the same
tUHV didn't I?" Have you ever
VV said this during the year with
reference to giftie things seen at
Christmas time? Select gifts, to be
used throughout the year, now before
the Christmas arrav is packed.
DON'T shiver and shake even
though the weather man is giv
ing us derided!., zero weather.
EVERY MAN can be comfortable
this winter if he will go to the
Lucien Stephen Shop tor Men, at
1901 Farnam street, for all kinds of
winter goods.
WONDERFUL! Absolutely won
derful! If you could see the
coats at Haas Sample Suit Shop
which are being sold at one-half
price, I'm sure you'd be just as en
thusiastic as I picture coats of sil
vsrtone, Pom Pom and other effec
tive weaves in smart models to suit
every age. You will find the very
newest colors in both coats and lin
ings. Truly exceptional values.
HAVE you tried the home-cooked
goodies at the New Delicates
sen Shop at Eighteenth and Farnam?
Do stop in and get the "makings" of
a lunch, delicious salads, meats and
HAS it occurred to you that this is
the best time of the year to
freshen up your frocks? Old
dresses may be made to look like new
gowns if you will consult the Ideal
Button and Pleating company. Their
ideas of '.rimming and finishirg are
original. Take your materials in.
They will be glad to suggest inset
trims of georgette pleating, outlined
in chenille enibroitlery, embroidery
to hide the seams and many other
distinctive touches.
YOU must have new evening slip
pers when you see the modish
new styles at Napiers Bootcrie. A
few of the distinguishing features arc
scams on each side of the foot, ex
tremely high arches and slender
heels, all designed with a view toward
beauty, style and fit. The prices too.
are surprising and refreshing after
a winter of high-priced shoes. For
$10 I saw gold and silver slippers in
imported fabrics; new gray ooze
leather, with buckle of steel beads
and folded satin ribbon. For $7, two
styles in soft black kid with bead
trim, with choice of medium or short
vamp, and a very similar style with
short vamp and extremely high arch
and heel in soft black kid and patent
leather, for $6.50. Smartest of all is
a new sfipper, extremely long vamp,
hand turned, patent ideal kid, with
side insert of dull kid around top and
vamp, which has just been sent out
by Laird Schober & Company. The
lines of this shoe are in keeping with
new spring styles. Just the thing for
spats and spring suits. P:cc $10.
Don't fail to see these cWming
Phone "The Bee," Tyler 1000 and
ask for Polly The Shopper. Polly
will be glad to give you informa
tion concerning advertisements of
sales, location of stores or depart
ments in the different shops, or ad
vice on any point that is puzzling
you. Polly is at all times delight
ed to be of assistance to out-of-town
people. No charges for the
Commissioner and Mrs. George
Parks, is home from school at Des
Moines, la.
Miss Lucil Xitc'ie, who is attend
ing the State university at Lincoln, is
spending Christmas with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nitche.
The Misses Eva Zicger and Helen
Van Sant, graduates of the normal
training -lass of the South High
school, will teach next semester near
Council Bluffs.
Miss Winncfrec Cole spent Christ
mas at Thurinan, la.
The Misses Marjorie Mullen, Elsie
Bush, Jean Berger, Lillie L'rooks and
May Leach, South Side girls who
teach out in the state, spent Chris
mas with their parents here.
Mrs. William Berry, who has been
visiting in New York and attending
the National Woman's Christian Tem
perance union convention in Wash
ington D. C, is expected home this
week and will give a full report at a
meeting of the local branch, which
will be held at the home of Mrs.
Reese Manning Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. Herman Oswald is visiting in
the south.
Miss Vivian Dyke is expected this
week to visit her aunt, Mrs. Anna
The ladies of St. Bridget's church
will give a grand New Year's party
and dance at the Centurian hall on
Twenty-sixth and F streets. A fine
IN adding finishing touekn to a
new gown, freshening touches to
an old gown, or in making a new
gown, take advantage of the Year
End Sale of beautiful fabrics at
Thompson, Kelden & Company's. You
will find all kinds of desirable Crepes,
satins and velvets that may be used
to advantage. Plain silks in rich cot
ors, sejftoued stripes, various colored
plaids and stripes arc a few sugges
tions. SURELY everyone would like to
have one of the beautifully per
fect $50 diamond rings that can be
bought on the easy payment plan at
Edmonston's Tewclry Slore, -1-Rose
Building. There is no finer
ornament than a diamond, nor a bet
ter investment.
YOU'LL marvel at the ravutliiiig
display of potted plants to be
seen On entering the shop of Lec
Larmon, the. Fontenelle Monst.
Azaleas, cyclamen, begonias, cin
eraria, primroses, schizanthus and
pansies, are massed on a high frame
work ot shelves, making an ariisiic
color scheme of flowers, colored
paper and ribbon holders. Entirely
new and charming are the new birch
bark boxes containing flowers and
ferns. Just the thing for the sun
room. I'm sure you will want to re
member your friends with soiue of
these lasting flower gifts on New
Year's day.
Everywhere she's sitting
Everywhere she's flittirc
Everyone outwitting
Everyone is knitting
IN a charming gift shop I found
just the thing for a gift or prize.
An attractive art box bearing this
card, "Orange Pekoe Biend, Crystal
ized Rose Leaves, Sugar Crystals.
To Serve Fifteen Guests or Mote."
rpiIE New Delicatessen Shop at
1 Eighteenth and Farnam will be
open all day on New Year's day. Tin -bo,,
rllnm-r u-ill be served from 11:30
to 3 and from 5 to 7 o'clock, li you
have not tried the deliciously dainty,
whoiosome home cooking at this
shop, I am sure you will be more
than delighted to have this introduc
tion. You will feel that you have in
deed started the New Year out right.
HAVE you often wondered where
to buy becoming neckwear? I
have aolved the problem by getting
it at the Lucien Stephens Shop for
JANUARY and White Sales are
synonymous terms in the minds
of nearly all women. Brandeis Stores
begin their white sales on Wednes
day, Janua y 2. I'm afraid we were
all just a trifle afraid that the sales
this year weren't going to be so
splendidly "salesy," as in former
years. But they are! The sales of
ferings in linen this year are even
more remarkable because of the high
prices prevailing in the wholesale
markets for fabrics of all kinds. When
I spoke of this to the salesman, he
said that the Brandeis buyers were
looking forward to the January sales
and were buying for them months
and months ago. at prices much
lower than they would pay for them
now were they to go into the market
to buy.
ARTISTS at their very best may
be heard in concert every day
in the music rooms at the A. Hospe
Piano Store on Douglas street. It is
a revelation to hear the demonstra
tion of the marvelous reproducing
piano. You will hear your own fa
vorite composer brinf, forth his indi
vidual work. Haven't you often
wished after attending a recital that
you could hear the whole recital over
again? That is one of the beauties
of the reproducing piano. The ex
pression and tone of the instrument
are wonderful.
time is expected and everybody is
The Ladie's Aid of the CoiiRrtga
tionaf church will melt at the church
Thursday, when the annual election
of officers will take place.
Mrs. Gertrude Walker leaves Sat
urday for Portland, Ore., to rare for
her mother, Mrs. Darling, who is
seriously ill. Miss Grace Walker has
gone to Rigby, Ida., where she will
do primary work.
The marriage of Miss Mabel
Wyness, daughter of J. W. Wyness,
former well known South Side fam
ily, now living in Oklahoma City, and
Mr. Allen Loonier of El Paso, Tex.,
took place at the home of the bride
December 19. Mr. and Mrs. Loonier
are expected in Omaha this week on
their honeymoon. They will make
their home in El Paso.
Miss Jennie Whittcn, sister of Mrs.
Oscar Hodgen, and Kay Millet were
quietly married on Christmas day
and left immediately for Kansas City,
where they will spend a short honey
moon. After January 1 they wilt make
their home here.
The Dorcas club met at the home
of Mrs. Frank Furnass Friday after
noon. Baby :lothes made were turned
over to the Associated Charities and
to the Social Settlement. Next meet
ing will be at the Sattlement home.
Members present were: Mesdames
Green, Miller, Hankinson, Scroufe,
T an each one (jone before
Ay, a weal tit of hap pi net s
If fostered more nd more!
Come let the chimes peal forth cgai
King bud cn(- clear end ucvg
Of "Peace on Earth, Good Will to
An ring through ages icrg.
T T WILL last a lifetime! And youll
want it to if you buy your wicker
sun porch furniture at the Orrlaha
Reed and Rattan Shop. Hand-made!
Think of it! Inspect the furniture 'n
the sample room on South Sixteenth
mhv! and have the pieces made to
order. They will be woven, tinted
and upholstered to carry out ydur
own personal ideas. Could anything
be more individual?
RUN right down to the Nippon
Importing Shop and get a
Japanese silk-quilted comfort vest to
wear with your suit All shades !vd
t"n )U'D the clock in a bustle
dress. C'esl arrive! Oh, yes,
M'mselle, the bustle gown is estab
lished in the front ranks of the fash
ion brigade. One sees them dining
out with olive drab uniforms every
evening; one sees them in the boxes
at the theater; one sees them on the
street. For morning, noon or night
they're all equally charming.
TAILORED garments have a rare
charm. Kneeter The Tailor is
offering very attractive midwinter
rates on all work. This is a wonder
fill opportunity to possess an ultra
gown or suit at a moderate expendi
ture. A CHARMING coat seen this week
is of rose-colored silvertone,
v.iiii 1 'ose, flowing lines, suitable
,-llke for afternoon or evening wear,
lined throughout with an imported
silk of dragon fly design. Doesn't it
sound different?
T7" !!'"P the tissues if the face, nccl;
and hniKls built up. or fed, am!
there will be no danger of the ti:ty
lines that strike terror to the heart
there cold days. Yesterday 1 called
on Mrs. Humphrey, who prcside
over The Franco-American "T" ..iet
Requisite Shop at 772 Branded Bldg.
After baibin, my 'skin tenderly (by
request) with soft healing Dermacura
soap, sue anriiiea a generous nyer oi
Cuiigicne Skin Food, which loth
ccan, aiui fcej6 ,ie sjin. ,s if by
magic, the criss-cross lines disap
peared. Remember that your sktu
needs more tb.rtn cold cream during
the winU. months. Mrs, Humphrey
lias had years of experience in deal
ing with f kin troubles and will be
glail to give you expert advice.
IT WILL mean superlative pleasure
if you eat your turkey dinner in
the pleasant home atmosphere of the
Flat iron Cafe on New Year's day.
Make sure of your favorite table by
'phoning for table reservations to
Mrs. Pierce, Douglas 3808. Dinner
will be served from 12;30 to 2:30 and
from .p;30 to 7:30.
ONE of the "thoughtful" presents
I received for Christmas was a
Dickens' Calendar. In turning over
the leaves I find an expression which
is surely quite worthy to pass along
to you: "There must have been some
few occurrences in the past year to
which we can look back with a smile
of cheerful recollection, if not with a
feeling of 'ieartfelt thankfulness. And
we are bound by every rule of justice
and equity to give the New Year
credit for being a good one, until lie
proves himself unworthy the confi
dence we repose in him.'
Happy New Year, Everyone!
Now the Old Year's almost done,
Whether eighty-two or twenty,
Hope you'll have success a-plentjr.
Knight, Pattersen, Furnass and Wells.
I Guests were the Misses Hankinson
.and Scroufe.
Never mind the almost, lad;
That is past and over.
Forge head the thing that is.
If you'd be in clover;
Clover! Clover!
If you'd be in clover.
Do not mind the brambles, lass;
Take a brave strike over
Just beyond are waving fields,
Full of nodding clover;
Clover! Clover!
Full of nodding clover.
You can walk among the briars,
All the wide world over;
Or with brave and steadfast tread
You can find sweet clorer.
Clover! Clover!
You can find sweet clover. ''"ftj.,-
The straight line is an abominatior.
to the Chinese. They endeavor to
avoid it in their streets and build
ings, and have banisl ed it completely
where country field paths are con
cerned. They will always substitute
a curve wherever possible or they
will torture it with a zigzag. To the
Chinese mind the straight line ia tut
j gestive of death and dew