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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 25, 1918)
IN SOUTH SIDE
Usual Children's Services
Called Off on Account of
the Flu; Will Cele
brate High Mass.
The usual Christmas entertain
ment for the children of the Sunday
schools will not be given by the
South Side churches this year be
cause of the influenza and the ban
on public meetings.
Most of the churches will hold
services Christmas worninfg. A
prayer service with special music
will be held in the Wheeler Mem
orial church at 10 o'clock.
"The New Born Ning, will be
the subject cf the sennon preache
by the Rev. S. H. Yerian at St.
Luke's Lutheran church. Senrices
will be held at 6:30 o'c ock Wednes
An elaborate song service will be
given when high nuzs is celebrat
ed at St. Mary Magdalene church
at 5 o'clock and 10 o'clock Christ
inas morning. A crib will be plac
ed at the altar and the children
of the Sunday school will march
before it singing a Christmas carol.
The choir has prepared special mu
sic and an orchestra of six pieces
will olav. Low mass will be cele
brated at 8 o'clock.
10 o'clock Christmas morning at
St. Aenes church will be marked
by the singing of such celebrated
Christmas carols as Chanson de
Noel, Adeste Fidelis. Nazareth
and Mass. Mrs. A. Yinghng is
soloist and Mrs. I. I. Hinche, organ
ist. The junior class will furnish the
music at 9 o'clock mass when the
following will play: Clara Schneider.
Mildred Bliss, Robert Henni and
Members of Sanitary Board
Will Meet in Des Moines
J. H. Bulla, president of the Ne
braska Sanitary board announces
that the Nebraska board and the
Iowa State Sanitary board will hold
a joint conference January 2, in
Des Moines to consider the modi
fication of the tuberculin test for
cattle regulation which is now being
enforced in Iowa anci which the
Nebraska board claims is to rigid.
Funeral of Mrs. Molliner.
The funeral of Mrs. John F. Mol
liner and her one-day-1 Id baby who
died Tuesday, will' be held at the
residence, 2308 Harrison street,
TViiirsdav morniner at 8:30 and in
St. Agnes church at 9 o'clock. In
terment will be in St. Mary's cemetery.
THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1918.
muI. .Il0 o'clock Christmas morning at I r . v l 1 Woman Wh0 Tried tQ Kill I . ,
South Side Brevities
Mrs. F. J. Enerson. chairman, South
Side outposts, states that the South Side
went over the top In Its usual splendid
manner and she states she Is proud to say
that her captains, Mrs. Charles D. Eads,
Mrs. Burt Blanchard, Mrs. F. A. Van
Sant, Mrs. Edward Kohansky, Mrs. Rich
ard Novak, Mrs. Jack Murphy. Mrs. Fred
Llghtfoot, Mrs. Frank Lcplnsk, by en
thusiasm, and faithful application to
work, made her work at chairman a real
pleasure. 8uch faithful service cannot
be overestimated, and It Is this spirit
Solemn high mass at 5 o'clock andBuoossm: in the diftvrvnt drives.
"PHOTO 'PLAY OFFERING T FOIc TODAY
ABOUT seven years ago a little
Canadian girl left Montreal for
New York, determined to con
quer in the theatrical center of the
United States. She was Florence
La Badie, co-starred with H. E.
Herbert in "The Man Without a
Country," and at that time few per
sons had ever heard of her name.
But Florence had made up her mind
that sh would hecome an actress
and when she decided to do a thing
she usually did it.
She was ngaged by ihannous- .
nearly six years ago and remained
with them up to the time of her
death. Her last picture was "The
Man Without a Country. DV Lloyd
Lonergan, after the famous Edward
Kverett Hales masterpiece written
in 1863. "The Man Without a
foimtrv" will be shown at the Bran-
deis for three days starting Thurs
day, December lb.
Tyrone Power, star of the new
Mutual special production, lhe
Planter," owns a big bay horse
known as "The Devil." for which he
paid $-00, one of a herd of Austral
ian waters requistionea i r me
British army. "The Devil" was
thrown out after he had bumped five
English horsebreakers of the cav
alry.. Power rides the horse every
day and says he is gentie as a iamo,
hut Lamar Tohnstone. who saw the
animal being tamed by Power, re
fuses to go within nan ot nis r.eeii..
Power annears at the Sun. Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday in "The
George Walsh in "I'll Say So" at
the Empress for the last times today
has a truly American story as
slangy as its title and full of real
action and lots of humor. The big
athletic star carries the action of
the play with lots of pep and many
a laugh for an audience.
Vivian Martin in "Her Country
First" at the Rialto today and to
morrow has a story with a heavier
part than Miss Martin generally es
says. It is the story of a girl who
goes through all sorts of thrilling
adventure but in the end saves her
father's munition plant from the
hands of German plotters and in
cidentally she finds a lover. There
On the Screen Today
RIALTO VIVIAN MARTIN In "HER
Ml'SE PEGGY HTLAND In "CAUGHT
IN THE ACT."
Sl'N MARGARITA FISHER In "THE
MANTLE OF CHARITY."
STRAND BRYANT WASHBURN In
"THK GYPSY TRAIL."
EMPRESS GEORGE WALSH, In
"I'LL SAY SO."
LOTHROP 24th and Lothrop NOR
MA TALMAPGB In "THE FOR
GRAM) 16th and Blnney DOROTHY
DALTON In "LOVE ME."
RIBl'RHAN 24th and Ames THE
LIGHT OF OUR . SAVIOUR." Re
production of th 'Passion Play."
OBPHECM South Side 24th aqd M
IRENE CASTLE In "THE"" BO
HEMIAN GIRL." RUTH ROLAND
In -HANDS UP." last episode.
BOULEVARD 33d and Leavenworth.
are many bright bits of humor in
Bryant Washburn in "The Gypsy
Trail," which is appearing at the
Strand acain todav and tomorrow,
has a charming love story of a girl I
who hopes that romance win enter
into her life in fact, will have noth
ing to do with a, nice, regular young
feilow who wishes to marry her.
And then along comes Bryant as a
gypsy. He carries her off in true
romantic style, but in the end he
will not give up. his care-free life
nor his "gypsy trail" to settle down
and the girl and her lover are united
while he goes down the winding
An interested crowd of specta
tors were watching Peggy Hyland,
the winsome Fox star, film some
scenes in the latest photoplay,
"Caught in the Act," on Madison
avenue, New York, showing at the
Muse today and Thursday. So in
tensely interested was one woman
that in crossing the street to get a
better view of the proceedings she
did not see an approaching trolley
car, and before anyone could shout
a warning she was struck and dis
appeared under the forward trucks.
Miss Hyland, who witnessed the
accident, was the first to run to the
injured woman's assistance and.
when the victim at last was lifted
from beneath the car, was on the
spot to give her first aid.
AS THE name suggests, a femi
nine garment formed the au
thor's inspiration when he
wrote "Furs and Frills," Richard
Carle's new musical piece which is
thi rhristmas attraction, matinee
and evening at the Brandeis, with the
special Christmas matinee at o
o'clock. Mr. Carle is cast in a role
particularly adapted to his versatil
ity and a strikingly beautiful
chorus, cast of clever musical com
edy artists, tuneful music and scenic
and costume environment which is
unique and attractive, combine to
make "Furs and Frills" one of the
mnst nonnlar musical shows which
has been presented in recent year.
The matinee today will begin at o
A snprinl Christmas matinee will
hp nlavprl at thi Rnvrl todav. when
"The Smarter Set" will give an ex
tra tinge of jazz to its newest musi
cal comedy, "In Darkest America."
Salem Tutt Whitney and J. Homer
Tutt head the organization, which is
by far the best that has yet come to
Omaha under the name. These cap
able comedians were never better
placed than in their present charac
ters of Abe and Gabe, and with the
company are giving an entertainment
that surely will be enjoyed by all
who appreciate darkey humor and
the old-time melodies, mingled with
the latest of ragtime and jazz.
For both the Christmas mat
inee and night performance the de
mand for seats at the Orphcum has
been immense. A topline feature is
a concert act contributed by vaude
ville's charming musicians, the Six
Kirksmith sisters. Vocally and in
strumentally their performance
scores a decided hit. Another of
the chief attractions is the other
headline feature, Winston's water
lions and diving girls. The act car
ries the largest portable glass tank
ever constructed, ana in its o.uuu
gallons of water he sea animals
perform astonishing feats. They
imitate every dive and every swim
ming stroke used by the diving
If you've forgotten to buy your
self a Christmas present the op
portunity is open for you this after
noon or evening at the Gayety
where The Burlesque Review is
handing out Christmas cheer in ;
great chunks in fact, it contains
enough laughs to make merry the
grouchiest old pessimist in this j
man's town. Matinee today at 3:00. j
Body Brought Here Today, j
The body of Major E. L. DeLan
ney, who died of influenza at Fort
Des Moines hospital, where he was
chief medical officer, will arrive in
Omaha today. Funeral arrange
ments have not been announced.
Mrs. Elsie Randall, Fifth avenue
and K, streets, East Omaha, who
tried to' commit suicide by pouring
keroserfe upon her clothing and 5ct
ting it afire, is not likely to live
through the night. This is the state
ment given out by the authorities at
the Lord Lister hospital late Wed
nesday. Mrs. Randall is the mother of two
children, Raymond 9, and Dorothy,
She said that owing to a quarrel
with her husband she thought he did
not love her any more and was
therefore tired of life.
TO GET IN OR OUT OF BUSI
NESS, USE THE BEE WANT
AD COLUMNS. THEY BRING
Have Hoot Print It
Carry Cleaning Co
25 IVr nt Discount on electric
table lamps. Burets, Uranden Co.
Visits Parents Victor rn.rrish of
the Nebraska food inlniinistratlon
offices has gone to Missouri to spend
the holidays with his parents.
Xamorf Assistant City F.nglneor
R. E. Kdgecomb was appointed as
sistant city engineer and M. C. Ever
ett rodman in the engineering de
partment. Who Is Irene? C. J Krnst of the
Burlington found a small Christmas
narkntrft on tho street ininnita fiir
her. with no other identification as
To Advertise Omaha Commis
sioner Towl, head of the department
of public improvements, has a new
letterhead which will advertise the '
greatness of Omaha. H shows the I
impressive buildings of Iho city in :
sky-line form, including all tliu "sky- j
Guide for Strangers The Omaha !
Chamber of Commerce has just Kt- !
ten out a neat little pocket f.ihler j
to be used as a guide by strangers '
in the city. It carries a liberal size
map of the city, street directory and
location and direction to clubs,
libraries, museums, parks and re
sorts, stock yards, public buildings. '
Close Grain Exrlinnjrp Christmas
win ne a rem noiiuay wun ine umu
ha 'Grain exchange. Following the
custum of former years and the cus
tom of grain markets over the coun
try, no session of the exchange will
be held. Grain arriving at the Oma
ha terminals Christmas day will be
held until Thursday for inspection
Railroads Take Holiday Christ
mas promises to be a real holiday
around raKroad headquarter nd
efllces. While the buildings wtlhba
open for the handling vt Important
business, no regular work will b
performed. The ronsolidated ticket
oifteo will be closed during the entire
day and all of the pnsesnset business
will he handled at the depots.
Morrison (iocs to Kuiimis City.
Jlarrv Morrison, director of . com
munity singing for the war camp
community service, has gone to Kan
sas City to direct big "sings" during
l ine nrcpiacc goods aj sunderi&nd'i.
Bold Robbers Collect
Own Christmas Money
Tames George notified the police
that he was held up at Eleventh
and Howard last night by two
masked bandits and relieved of $26
in cash. t"
George is stopping at the Pul
liiiriliir'tiillllllB""!''!!!"!:-'!' II "I""'""' l''lIl:il":T "I!'"""
fa Sore of Specially Sfopb
Announce Their Annual
Beginning Thursday, December 26th
PRESENTING large and varied stocks of timely Winter Ready- .
The reductions in force afford very substantial worth-while
savings: Each Separate Shop in this institution enters this great '
annual selling event, including
SIXTEENTH 4ND FARNAM STREETS
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Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hottchin, 7625
North Thirty-first street, have had a
letter from their son, Lloyd, who is
stationed at the flying field at Kelly
Field, Tex., in which he tells of
his hrst flight in an airship. He says
the sensation was wonderful and
"We went up about 3,000 feet," he
writes," and the pilot gave me every
thing he had. tail spin, nose dives
and double loops. It felt as though
the bottom had dropped out of the
world and, believe me, i caugnt my
breath and thought of eternity more
Corp. Claude Titsworth, in a hos
pital in France recovering from
wounds received in action, writes
his mother that the hospital quartet,
of which he is a member, is to be
nlaed on the Y. M. C. A. circuit
and will travel and give concerts all
over f ranee, ne writes mat on
Thanksgiving day tbey visited all
of the ii wards in their hospital ana
sang a tew songs in eacn ana in
the evening they went to another
hospital, base hospital No. 54, where
they sang a few songs for wounded
soldiers and tor the sick nurses in
the nurses' ward.
Col. F. A. Grant, Omaha quarter
master, who has been suffering from
an attack of bronchitis for the last
tuin u-pW wit xnntewhit imnroved
Tuesday and declared that he was
well enough to get outside ot an
order of ham and eggs.
Charles G. Coulter, who was form
erly employed by the Associated
Press here, is now stationed at State
Pier, New. London, Conn. His
brothers, Leon and Sergt. Frank
Coulter, are stationed at New Hav
en, Conn., where they are in the
Local exemption board men have
figured that the boxes containing
questionnaires would make a line 22
pines long u placed end to end.
Ever draft hnarA in the rnnntrv
, p . , j e ..
0U m 91 Hi fiMASrcjU Si ftuesuan.
nilrn atrri into boxes and these
official records, "personal papers of
General Crowder," would require
many flat cars ;f the general would
ever decide to ask that the papers
be sent to Washington.
Clifford Thursdon Locran. known
in high school circles where he was
prominent in basket hall and toot
ball circles as "Turk" Logan, has
written a letter from France to his
friend, Sam Scott, at the court house.
He is a member of a machine gun
crew of the marines and participated
in the drives at Argonne and the
He writes, "When the bullets get
crnintr 'new new' all around vou a
bushel of chills run up and down
vnnr isnine. but when they Ret real
thick you get interested in wonder
ing where the blasted things are go
inor to hit votl."
Turk was 21 years old the 26th
of November and celebrated the day
Lieut. Frank Gulgard, former
commandant of the Central High
cadet regiment, expects to return to
the school tor the second semester
Lieut. Guteard enlisted in the bal
loon school a year ago last fall and
is now overseas.
Lieut Andrew Nelson, also a
teaeher t the Central Hich when
war was declared, received his com
mission a few days ago. He is an
instructor in electricity at an ar
tillery school near San Francisco.
William J. Burnell, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Burnell, 1817 Lake
street, is home on a 10-day furlough
from the navy visiting his wife,
children and relatives. Burnell holds
the rank of first class machinist in
the navw aviation aervire. H has
been abroad for three months during
,.-1- . , . , ,
wnicn rime ne was in ine principal
cities of England and in Brest.
France. He is with his wife and
children at 6606 Wirt street. Upon
reretvtner hi Aiacharer he "will re
sume his work with thestreet tail
Our Entire Stock of
1308-1S10 Doufflas St
k Our Entire Stock of
m at Wonderful t
The Sale That Stands Unchallenged as the Greatest
Apparel Event in Omaha Merchandising Our
INVOLVING OUR ENTIRE IMMENSE STOCK OF
COATS - SUITS - DRESSES
THE DOORS SWING OPEN ON THIS EXTRAORDINARY EVENT AT 8:30 SHARP THURSDAY
MORNING. We anticipate the greatest buying activity ever enacted in this store. Such extreme val
ues will repay a visit of many miles. No reserves our entire stock is involved in this greatest of all
Every reduction is genuine. Prices have been reduced One-Fourth, One-Third and in many instances One-Half. This
sale will prove to be the most dominant Clearance in Omaha Merchandising Circles.
High Cuts Regular
$25 and $2P
During Year-End Clearance
High Class Regular
$35 and $45
During Year-End Clearance
High Class Regular
$55 and $5P
During Year-End Clearance
High Class Regular
$65 and $75
During Year-End Clearance
ALL OUR HIGHER PRICED GARMENTS ARE OFFERED IN
CLEARANCE AT SAME RATIO OF REDUCTIONS
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