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Government Will Continue Im
, provements at Omaha Fort
is Announcement of the
War Department.
The work at the Fort Omaha Bal
loon school will continue this win
der, iccordinx to plans made before
: the fugiiing of the armistice and the
end of hostilities. Maj. P. E. Van
Nostrand, executive officer, has just
received de'inite orders in regard to
the continuation of Fort Omaha
from Washington.
Plans lo enlarge the post recently
submitted to Washington have been
approved, and Major Van Nostrand
believes the government will go
ahead with the original plan to make
Fort Omaha one of the most impor
tant balleon posts in the country.
Cadets now in attendance at the
school may complete their training
and will be commissioned lieuten
ants in the reserve corps, according
to a new tilling just received. If
they do not desire to continue their
work, cadets may obtain their release
from army officials.
THE Tuesday Musical club pre
sented Mme. Julia Claussen,
mezzo soprano, and Mr.
Arthur Hackett, tenor, in joint re
cital at the Brandeis theater last
evening, before a brilliant gather
ing of Omaha music lovers who
seemed quite eager for musical en
joyment after the long fast from the
last of last season. The music they
heard seemed to greatly satisfy
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mem. ine emnusiasm eviueuceu
for the work of both singers, which
frequently culminated in encores,
demortstrated the favor accorded
t Mme. Claussen has frequently
been heard in Omaha in the past,
and has built up for herself a strong
circle of admirers for both her
'voice and the artistic work which
she has done. It is but justice to
Mine. Claussen, however, to say hat
although she sang many numbers
beautifully, she was not up to her
best in all. of her songs last even
ing. Many will never forget the
beautiful work she did several years
ago in the Auditorium, and it is
hard to be satisfied with anything
less at any time from the same per
son. Mme. Claussen is an artist in
the selection of her songs, and her
groups were well contrasted and
suitable. She is dramatic, and is
especially at home in the brilliant
numbers. We could not ask,
though, for nothing more charming
nnJ arti'etir. .Kail til CTraPpflll
lullaby which she gang as an en
core following the aria from Saint
Saens, and "When I Bring You
Colored Toys" by Carpenter, in the
last group was most poetically in
terpreted. Among the novelties she
presented were several Norwegian
and Swedish songs, delightful in
type and with Mme. Claussen's
voice and skill. "O Jenta O Ja," a
merry Swedish folk song, was re
peated. Perhaps the most dramatic
and brilliant number she presented
was "Inter Nos" by MacFayden,
which is soul stir ing with the tre
mendous climax at the close.
Arthur Hackett was a most agree
able surprise to the majority of the
listeners, although he sang in Oma
ha a few years ago, with the St.
Louis orchestra, I believe. His
voice is a tenor of rich and beautiful
quality, and he uses it with a finish
and skill which is a conslstant de
light.1 His enunciation, tocf, is per
haps as satisfying as that of any
artist it has been our good fortune
to hear. Ease and remarkable
breath control go together, and he
is as comfortable in the wide ranges
of his evenly developed voice as he
is in the center. His interpretations
are at all times guided by careful
artistic judgment. Only one thing
marred our pleasure in him and that
was a certain encore which did 'not
belong in that kind a program
and could easily have been dispensed
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wiin, in spue ui us tiusmg iiigii
He opened the program with an
aria, "Pephtha,".by Handel, and im
mediately proved .what he could do
with his breath, his voice and the
English language. His legato in
certain passages of this number was
remarkable, and the many climaxes
were well built. "Phidyle," by Du
parc, and "D'Une Prison," by Hahn,
in the second group were artistic
gems, the latter with its compelling
emotional appeal, deeply impressive.
It was repeated. His closing group
was made up of four novelties, each
of which delighted in a different
way. An interesting number by Le
mare, "The Bells of Rheims," proved
an elaborate composition of the bal
lad tvoe. with several distinct
changes of thought in both words
and music, and a vivid climax to the
Mr. Carl Lamson, .the accompan
ist, is an artist par excellence. To
have heard him once is to remember
him. and his former appearance with
Kreisler and his present appearance
'lave furnished us some of our most
unalloyed pleasure. H. M. R.
Gayety Show Girls Collect .
r. $1,770 for War Workers
During the six days in which
the theaters solicited contributions
from their audiences for the United
War Work fund, $1,770.04 was col
'lected by the chorus girls of the
"Girls of the U. S. A." and "Merry
Rounders" companies. The peace
hat contributed by the Nebraska
Clothing company was auctioned
Sunday night, it bringing $64.
The purchaser,-Miss Vera George,
re-donated it and it was again dis
posed of Monday night at which
time it brought $47. Thus far the
Gayety has collected over $9,700
for war work and charity since the
United States entered the war.
Harvard's Door Still Open.
Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 19. The
facutly of Harvard university de
cided today to allow qualified stu
dents now absent on war service to
return immediately to their studies.
THAT some stories are strong
enough to play return engage
ments upon the screen in new
form is indicated by the success ob
tained by Cecil B. DeMille in filming
his second ahd modernized version
of "The Squaw Man," the famous
play by Edwin Milton Royle which
gained a large measure of fame four
years ago in m6tion picture theaters
over the country. An entirely new
production has been given the play
with the aid of one of the most re
markable all-star casts ever col
lected for a feature production, and
it will make its appearance shortly
upon the Artcraft schedule. The
first picturized version of "The
Squaw Man" was made four years
ago by Director DeMille, who suc
ceeded in producing one of the first
really great masterpieces of the
screen. All the modern improve
ments which enter into the making
of present day photoplays have been
utilized in the second production of
the masterpiece. Leading plavers
in the 100 per cent cast selected by
Mr. DeMille are Elliott Dexter, Ann
Little, Katherine McDonald, Theo
dore Roberts, Jack Holt, Thurston
Hall, Tully Marshall, Herbert
Standing and Edwin Stevens.
. Richard Willis, publicity agent for
many picture stars and a man who
probably knows the inner and true
lives of more motion picture people
than any other person in this coun
try, has written a verse on Harold
Lockwood, th young actor Whose
death from Spanish influenza was
mourned by thousands of admirers
last month.
A new bill is offered at the Ri
alto for today and for the remainder
of this week ,"The Law of the
North," starring Charles Ray. It is
a new type of, a story for Ray.
whose success in motion pictures
has been made playing the part of
the country boy who developed and
made good. However, it is reported
that this youthful star has arisen
to the new part, and produced an I
intcrsting photoplay with all the I
On The Screen Today
LOTHROP 24th and Lothrop "THE
IDEAL 16th and Dorcas HENRY B.
MARYLAND 13th and Pin RITA
GRAND 16th and Bine'neny MARY
ORPHEIM South Side 81th and M-
pulling power of the kind that he
has been making .
By Richard Willl.
The embodiment of "care-free youth and
health, the Joy of living;
A boy In spite of years, who prized the
gift and loved the. giving.
Favorite of fortune, wearing with easy
grace his crown of bay.
Making his friends, the public, bow be
fore his mavlc sway.
Plucky and hardy, upright, an athlete
fearless and cool.
He built his reputation In the drama's
hardest school.
His troubles lightly passed by; with a
friendly word for all.
Good humoredly he lived, so with a smile
he took his rail;
His reel of life was run, with all his
world ahead; we mourn
His passing, ask ourselves can It be true
that Hal has gone.
Ruth Clifford is starred in a Com
edy feature film entitled "Home,
James," to be released soon by the
Bobbie Dunn, the versatile com
edian formerly with Keystone and
Sennett, is now with the L-Ko, and
will apiear in support of Babe Har
dy in ''Blame 'It On the Ford," a
comedy built upon the troubles of
a new highly prized flivver. Frank
Griffin is the director.
RALPH D. PAINE, sea writer
and war follower, will be heard
at the Brandeis theater to
morrow evening in an illustrated
lecture entitled "The Fighting
Fleets." If you want to know how
the fighting fleets of America,
trance and Britain helped to win
the war, do not miss him. His
is the first public presentation of
what the boys in the navy accom
plished. Eight reels of thrilling
motion pictures, showing certain
naval operations for the first time,
illustrate Mr. Paine's talk.
"Hearts of the World," returns
to the Brandeis theater on next
Sunday evening, and from the in
quiries already received it is evident
that interest in this wonderful spec
tacle is greater than ever.
Brief City Neitis
Lighting Fixtures Burgess-Granden
Have Root Print It Beacon i?ress.
Mrs. Falconer III Mrs. Falconer,
wife of City Commissioner Falconer,
underwent an operation Monday.
She is resting easily.
Two Autos Stolen A. L. Mathweg,
523 Bee building, and A. D. Patton,
Sanford hotel, reported to the police
that their cars were stolen Tuesday.
Mall Carrier Arrested Ralph By
ers, 564 South Thirty-fourth street,
a mall carrier, was arrested about
noon Tuesday by Inspector Koval,
and charged with robbing the United
States mail.
Sister and Ring Leave Harry Sis
kin, 420 North Seventeenth street,
asked the police to find his 17-year-old
sister. He says she ran away
Tuesday morning taking a diamond
ring belonging to him.
Revival Metlngs Dr. T. C. Web
ster, vice president of the Douglas
county Holiness association, will con
duct reconstruction revival meet
ings at the church at Fifteenth and
Madison streets all this week.
Turkey Dinner The Union Pacific
council, A. O. U. W., will have a tur
key, goose, duck and chicken dinner,
at its annual Thanksgiving session at
Crounse hall Thursday night. Sev
eral new members will be initiated.
Waives Hearing Donald Rozelle,
charged with stealing the auto be
longing to H. A. Wolf, 3323 Farnam
street, waived preliminary hearing
in police court Tuesday morning,
and was bound over to district
court on a $1,000 bond. ,
New Director for Boys' Club
Leonard W. Trester, federal state
director of the United States Boys'
Working Reserve, announces the ap
pointment of Thomas P. Curran as
associate federal state director of
the Boys' Working reserve.
Western Union Sued Israel R.
Boasberg has filed an action for
damages In the district court against
the Western Union Telegraph com
pany for alleged neglect and failure
to transmit and deliver a message.
He states in a petition that he was
damaged to the extent of $5,000.
To Attend Good Road Meeting
W. B. Cheek, chairman of the good
roads committee of the Chamber of
Commerce has been appointed to at
tend the National Highway Indus
tries association and American As
sociation of State Highway Officials,
which will meet in Chicago, Decem
ber 12, to discuss problems in the in
terests of good roads all over the
United States.
Salary Increases The following
Increases and appointments recom
mended by the Welfare board were
approved by the city council: T. H.
Weirich, increased salary from $125
to $150; Mrs. Ruth Wallace, salary
increased from $50 to $65; Mrs. Kate
Kennedy, appointed an investigator
at $75 a month; Frank Bandle, ap
pointed an Investigator at $100 a
Fine fireplace goods at Sunderland's.
The Bee Want Ads Are the Best
Business Boosters.
At the Boyd this afternoon the
Dollv sisters will' kick up their
heels, and smile their prettiest for
the matinee attendance. Of course,
Harry Fox will help out, as he
always does, and the rest of he big
company will do its utmost to mai;e
everybody like "Oh, Look!" The
engagement closes on Saturday
night, with another matinee Satur
day afternoon.
"Leave It to Jane,", which comes
to the Boyd next week, is another
of the Comstock, Elliott & Gest
successes, and has been an immense
hit from the time it started on its
merry way in New York. It is at
the Shubert theater in Kansas City
this week where it is doing big bus
iness .
In theatrical parlance "stopping
lie ahnw" means that the efforts
of an entertainer are received by
the audience with sucn acclaim tnat
ihov will tint nermit the entertain
ment to proceed until the artist has
presented an encore still more of
the same sort of entertainment that
tumnltuos indorsement.
John Qiiigg, with his accordeon, is
stopping the show at every per
formance of "The Merrv Rounders"
at the Gavetv this week. Ladies'
matinee daily.
Of all stage spectacles presented
at the Orpheum none has been so
thrilling in its scenic and mechan- J
ical effects as The I-orest tire,
which heads the bill for the current
week at the Orpheum. A big com
pany, with Sylvia Bidwell portray
ing the role of the heroine, has been
excellently chosen for the demands
of this sensational melodrama. Wil
fred Clarke, assisted by Grace Men
ken, and two associate players, offer
an extremely laughable farce called
"His Reel Trouble: A wide diversity
of acts offered, including the var
iety of songs and dances contributed
by the two Millette sisters.
Big Slump Reported
in Market Price of
Kaiser 8 Iron Crosses
Paris, Nov. 19. The iron
crosses which the former German
emperor so lavishly bestowed dur
ing the war now are being sold in
Germany for five pfennigs, or
about one American cent apiece, a
telegram from Amsterdam says.
has made arrangements to spend her
vacation in a small Arizona town,
where she expects to serve for one
full week as a hash conductor in
the town's leading chop house. After
a week of this Louise proposes to
write a story of her experiences
for an eastern magazine. All of her
tips, she says, are going to the Red
Those who have not seen the
musical "Revue De Luxe" at the
Empress have only today and to
night to do so, as the, act closes its
engagement this evening. It is
Pepple & Greenwald's latest mus
ical success, with a cast of six
charming young women and a man,
all competent musicians, singers and
Louise Fazenda, the girl who
coins more laughs than almost any
feminine screen player we can think
of, has a secret which she won't tell.
However, some of her studio friends
are tipping off the public, so the se
cret has lost considerable of its
vaUie as a secret. Having read
about the marfelous fortunes wait
ers and waitresses are picking up
in the way of tips these days, Louise
jssMSk Amp VMh r- --.tY
Let the Vicirola Sing
Your Victory Song
TX7 HAT a time for the musc master! What a time to have in
' the home the right musical instrument, that sings Victory
songs and plays tuneful Victory airs.
Such a Music Master Is the Victrola
It willplay and sing for you at any time with such wonder
ful artists as: Galli-Curci, McCormack, Schumann-Heink, Caruso,
Heifietz, and others, as well as the great bands and orchestras.
By the ' y , '
Burgess-Nash Outfit Plan
It is possible to buy a Victrola on the very easiest sort of
terms; If you do not . know about this plan, come in and let us
tell you about it.
Fourth Floor.
ess-Mash Com
Ufie Cfiristmas Store for GveryBody
Miss Laurette Taylor has resumed
her tour in 'Happiness," which
the recent closing of the theaters
all over the country interrupted.
She has begun ari indefinite run at
Powers' theater, Chicago.
Mrs. Eleanor H. Porter, the author
of the "Pollyanna" glad books, on
which "Pollyanna," the glad play,
is founded, tells of how a grouchy
old lady, who boasted that she had
never given anything to charity,
once attended a performance of the
play and was so moved that she
went straight home and sent a
contribution to a missionary barrel.
What she sent was an immense pur
ple velvet hat with a waving yellow
plume. And when the barrel was
distributed a frail, sickly widow
with six children' and no shoes got
the hat.
Henry Miller's "Daddy Long
Legs" company has resumed its to r
in Winnipeg and will continue out
through western Canada to the Pa
cific coast. x During the recent in
fluenza epidemic this company laid
off for a week in Winnipeg. Miss
Alice Haynes has made a fine im
pression as Judy, the central char
acter of the play.
Harry Pierce, Pioneer
Business Man, Will
Start Omaha Store
Harry F. Pierce, who has spent all
of his active commercial life in the
shoe business in Council Bluffs, and
who came to the Bluffs with his fa
ther, Francis J. Pierce, 48 years ago,
associated with him in the big firm
of S. A. Pierce & Co., announces
that he is going to leave Council
Bluffs and go to Omaha.
He has. proved himself to be a big
town man, and now Omaha gets
him. He has completed his plans
for a retail business in Omaha that
will be very much larger than the
enterprise he has created here.
Dances Will Be Given Thanks
giving Night and Boys
Will Be Guests for
Sunday Dinners.
Arrangements for dancing par
ties for soldiers, Thanksgiving night
and for home dinners the Sunday
following Thanksgiving were made
at a meeting of the executive beard
of the War Camp Community
Service Tuesday noon.
A number of small dances for
soldiers will be held.
The1 First Methodist church has
asked for 150 men to be sent to
them Thanksgiving evening .--The
Unitarian church will give a dance.
Other churches will be asked to en
tertain their quotas and patriotic
clubs will be asked fj give several
small dancing parties.
Names are being obtained of
soldiers who want to attend the
dances and also who want to go
to the home dinners Sunday, De
cember 1. Those willing to en
tertain them may telephone to F.
P. Matthews, chairman, Douglas
74, or to the'office of the War Camp
Community Service, Tyler 1968.
A Christmas entertainment com
mittee was appointed, consisting of
Judge Slabaugh, chairman; Edith
Tobitt, John Welch and Frances
"There is greater need now for
entertaining soldiers than ever be
fore," says Fred C. Williams, sec
retary of the service.
200 Killed in Eplosion. v
Paris, Nov. 19. Two hundred
persons were killed in an explosion
at Wahn, southeast of Cologne,
Germany, according to reports re
ceived here.
. Ship Food to Austria.
New York, Nov. 19. Prepara
tions to ship at an early date ap
proximately 250.000 tons of food
stuffs from the United States for
tne relief of the civilian population
of Austria now are under way, it
was learned here todav.
Teuton Princes May Get
No Mail While on Jobs
Paris, Nov. 19. The German post,
office department has suppressed th
postofrke privileges of the German
ruling princes who have not yet ab
dicated, according to a telegram
from Dresden.
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Cnjsp, -tender
Arams of sweet
barley -flavor
Grape Huts
full of Nourishment
Get Ready
For the First Cold Wave
Coat Values You Can't
Afford to Miss
The season's choicest styles
and fabrics Velvets, Plushes,
Velours, Silvertones, Kerseys,
Broadcloths, etc.
Belted, straight line and
loose back models. Wide Fur
and Plush collars. Button,
self or Fur trimmed. Wonder
ful qualities at before-the-war
'IP, '25, '2P
'35, '45, '55
Separate Skirt Sale
Swell new styles and a big variety for choice
Fancy Plaids, Stripes, Mixtures, Navy Blue..
' Khaki and Black
Buttons, -wide belts and pockets, plain and
pleated models.
At these prices named, more than one should
be selected.
Skirt Values
to $15.00, now
Skirt Values
to $9.50, now J
Skirt Values
to $18.50, now
Don't Forget the Big Suit
Reductions. Any Suit in the
store just
Y2 Price
S-iASH teWff
Tuesday, November 19, 1918. STORE NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY Phone Pougla 2100
Creating Stirring Values of An Extreme Nature
Wednesday in an Offering of
Two Groups--
THE shoes which represent four of the season's most favored styles were made to
retail at fully more than the sale prices Wednesday.
But when the government fixed the prices on shoes the manufacturers, realizing
the necessity of certain limitations, clipped fully 34 off their wholesale price that's
the saving, too.
For instance ,
Women9 s Splendid Walking Shoes
AT this price we offer two ex
ceptionally good models, in
cluding Women's brown kidskin shoes,
, with cravenette top and welt
soles, and liA-inch leather Cuban
Women's black kidskin shoes,
with gray cravenette tops and
welt soles, and lio-inch leather
Cuban heels. J
Women 's Dressy Afternoon Shoes
At X V WhPair
Two models that represent two of the cleverest styles brought
out this season and at fully i under the regular intended retail price.
mciuaea are ,
Women's taupe gray kidskin shoes, with cravenette tops, light welt soles and full Louis covered heels.
Women's field mouse kidskin shoes, with cravenette tops, light welt soles and full Louis covered heels.
NOTE We might mention here we consider the values offered at the above price's the biggest and best
of the entire season, and heartily recommend them to you.
' Burced-Nath Co. Second Floor
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