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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 1, 1919.
Women employed In the operation of
fleet cars in the elate of Wathinften
re prohibited from working after S p. m.
More than 80,000 women are now In
eluded amonf the stockholder of the
Pennsylvania Railroad company.
SOCIETY Musician is Friend of Many Here
By Tama Woods Vyse.
Have you kept the resolutions
That you made last New Year's
Have they been to you a guid
ance, When your courage seemed at
Did they prove to you a comfort.
When temptation sought to
Have you kept the resolutions
That von made last New Year's
New Year's Wedding.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Davis an
nounce the wedding of their daugh
ter, Miriam, and Isidor Rees, for
mer member of the Central High
school faculty, to take place New
Year's day at 3 o'clock at the home
of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. L.
Rees, in Wilmington, Del. Miss
Davis has been visiting for several
months in the east, where her
liancc is in the government aircraft
The wedding will be a quiet cere
mony with only relatives present.
As soon as Mr. Rees is released
from service, the young couple ex
pect to return to Omaha.
Both Miss Davis and Mr. Rees
directed the Kellom school social
center for several terms.
Press Club Elects
Miss Henrietta Rees, musical edi
tor of the Bee was elected presi
dent of the Omaha Woman's Press
club at the election of ofiicers held
Monday at the Fontenelle. The
other officers elected include, vice
president, Miss Rose Rosicky; sec
retary and treasurer, Miss Ruth
Mills, and Miss Lida Wilson and
Mrs. Miles Greenleaf, members ot
The annual dinner of the club will
be held January 15, when prizes will
be awarded to the winners in the re
cent writing contest.
Colonel and Mrs. Wuest Receive.
." Following an old custom, Col. and
:Mrs. Jacob W. S. Wuest will re
ceive the officers of the entire com
Imand at Colonel Wuest's quarters
."on New Year's day between the
bour of 12 and 1. Mrs. E. W.
'Crocket of Fort Crook will assist
Mrs. Wuest. ,
Informal Supper Party.
Miss Helen Walker will be host
ess this evening at an informal
dance and buffet supper at her home
.when her guests will include a few
of the younger girls and officers
Trom Fort Omaha.
SLENDER, girlish little ar
tist, a huge grand piano, and
10 skillful fingers, lift vaude-
ville audiences nightly from their
j prosaic, hum-drum lives into a won-
der world of beauty, transported
thither on the wings of music.
"Music liath charms" and Miss
Daisy Cordier Nellis, who is ap
pearing this week at the Orphcutn,
brings with her the art of the old
masters, giving a welcome respite
from the jazzy, jangly tunes of the
Sacrificing everything for her
music, this attractive young pianiste
has spent her life perfecting her
art, as she began her studies at the
age of 5. Miss Nellis is a former
Kansas City girl, leaving her home
city for New York, where she stud
ied for three years under Rudolph
Ganz. She has filled many concert
engagements, but eager to bring
pleasure to as many as possible, she
has chosen the vaudeville stage for
"A man will listen to good music
for 15 or 20 minutes and enjoyj it,
but you couldn't persuade him to
attend an ;vening's concert," said
Miss Nellis. Truly spoken, and so
for her allotted minutes this talent
ed young musician gives her au
diences a bit of Liszt or of Chopin,
or perhaps of Wagner, and then
-hurries away, leaving them ap
plauding for more.
After a winter season of strenuous
work Miss Nellis leaves the glare
of the footlights and the hum and
bustle of the busy world behind her
and seeks her summer home far up
in the woods of Maine, 14 miles
from a railroad. There she lives
with a farmer's family, but her days
arc spent in her outdoor studio,
for her piano is shipped to her sum
mer residence and she practices by
the hour, the only other sound the
twittering of birds and rustling of
the leaves. From the door of her
forest retreat one may see the dap
pling waters of a tiny lake, and
far away the peaks of the White
mountains. From early in June un
til the green woods turn to scarlet
and gold Miss Nellis studies aiiil
plans her winter's work, returning
with renewed vigor and fresh in
spiration. Miss Nellis has many friends in
Omaha who arc welcoming her this
Red Cross Notes
"THE NIGHT FLYER."
(The Spirit of Safety sends Peggy, In
the form of a wisp of steam, to watch
over Engineer Bill Carney, who drives the
A watch party will be given by
the members of the Y. W. H. A. at
their club rooms in the Lyric build
ing this evening. Men in uniform
will be welcome.
A dancing party will be given
Thursday evening by the Friendship
club at the Metropolian hall.
. The New Year in
Omaha will take
such giant strides
that every mother's
daughter here must
keep happy to keep
up, that's certain.
TJie F. & M. Boot
ShopT'soon to open
its new quarters at
Sixteenth and Far-V
. nam streets, is happy
to announce that it is
bringing the New
; Year's boots to Oma
ha women, boots
; snappy enough t o
keep up with the
New vYear's strides.
Watch for the open
F. & M.
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After shaving touch spots of dandruff or
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Then bathe and shampoo with same cake
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with tepid or cold water, dry gently and
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Absolutely nothing like the Cabcm Tri
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and purify, Ointment to soothe and heal,
Talcaaa to powder and perfume. 25c each.
Sample each free by mail Address: "Cuti.
can. D.pt. 8 F, Boston."
The Dancing Figure.
PEGGY felt a thrill of delicious
excitement as the Night Flyer
plunged through the darkness.
Never had she been on so fast a
train, and never had she felt the sen
sation of riding on a locomotive.
Xtunber 337 seeined like a powerful
living creature that was running
away with the lorig string of cars
But it wasn't running away. In
stead it was being driven by a master
who's slightest touch it instantly
obeyed. Though Engineer Bill was
weak and ill, his hand held the throt
tle in a skillful grip that at one mo
ment kept Number 337 closely in
check to round a curve and at the
next sent the great locomotive leap
ing ahead at tremendous speed along
a straight stretch of track.
Fred, the fireman, was kept busy
shoveling coal into the firebox. Num
ber 337 was a giant in strength, but
it also had a giant's appetite. Peggy,
who felt that the fireman, in his en
mity for the engineer, had mischief
in his mind, was glad to see that his
work kept him hustling. He didn't
have much time for plotting.
j As Peggy watched Fred, a loud
rattle and roar startled her nearly
I out of her wits. Her first thought
j was that Number 337 had jumped
i the track and. was plunging to its
j destruction. But a glance out of the
p cab window showed her that they
were simply whizzing through a
1 small town. The rattle was caused
1 by wheels clattering over switches
while the roar was the echoing back
of the roar of the train as they pas
se cars standing on the sidetracks.
A quick flicker of lights and the
town left far behind.
Now Peggy saw ahead a bright
spot of light. It grew larger and larg
er at amazing speed, hurling itself
straight at them. In a flash she real
ized that it was another train. With
a cry of fear she seized Engineer
Bill's arm. Couldn't he see the dan
ger? Bill heard her cry and felt her
grasp his arm. For just a moment he
seemed about to turn toward her.
Then he stiffened in rigid attention
to his duty, his eyes keeping steadily
to the track ahead of him. But he
didn't slack the speed of the Night
Flyer one bit.
Alt this happened in just the
smallest part of a minute. The other
engine was almost upon them. As
Peggy braced herself to meet an
awful crash, there was a pounding
roar, and the other train thundered
Then Teegy, almost wilting in
j sudden relief, remembered that this
I was a double track road. Of course,
j Engineer'' Bill hadn't slackened
speed. There was no need to, for
the other train was safe on its own
Engineer Bill, as soon as the ne
cessity of attention was past, turned
to see why his arm had been seized.
He looked across toward Fred, the
fireman, and was plainly astonished
to see him in his place. Evidently
lie thought Fred was the one who
had spoken. There was such a
clangor in the cab that Engineer Bill
did not try to call out to Fred, but a
few minutes later, when he had
brought the train to a stop at a
junction, he turned to the fireman.
"Why did you shout and crab my
arm back there?" he asked.
"What's the matter with you?" re
torted Fre din surprise. "I've been
on my own side of the cab all the
time. Are you seeing things?"
Engineer Bill didn't answer, but
Peggy saw a troubled look come in
to his eyes, and a moment later she
heard him murmur to himself.
"Can it be that I'm delirious? I
surely heard a shout and felt a hand
on my arm.
Fred swung himself out of the cab
for a moment as the train stood still,
but was back at his place as the
conductor gave the go ahead signal.
Peggy wondered where he had been,
her curiosity being sharpened by a
queer, guilty look on his face. Ven
turing over to his side of tire cab she
heard him mutter: y
"Maybe I'll get my chance to drive 1
With a cry' of fear she seized Engi
neer Bill's arm.
the Night Flyer before we get to
the end of the run. If he's seeing
things, I'll give him something to see
that will drive him crazy."
Again the train glided on its way,
again there was a flicker of lights as
the junction town was left behind,
and again No. 337 roared into the
Peggy felt once more the thrill of
excitement 'she tingled with the de
light of swift motion. But suddenly
her delight vanished and horror took
its place". Therei ahead, right in the
path of light, was a black, dancing
figure, and the train was rushing at
it with the speed of a cannon-ball.
Even as she saw it, she felt a sharp
jerk and heard the scream of sud
denly checked wheels. Engineer Bill
had seen the figure and applied the
(Tomorrow will be told how Te&gy dis
covers a plot.
IVfethodists Are to Spend
Five Million on War Work
Chicago, Dec. 31. A war work
and reconstruction budget of $5.
000.000 for 1919, half of which is
to be available for work abroad, has
been recommended by the centen
ary committee of the Methodist
Episcopal church, according to an
nouncement today from the head
quarters of the committee here. For
immediate relief work in Italy,
France and other parts of Europe
the church's board of foreign mis
sion has authorized the expenditure
of $100,000. The plans call for open
ing headquarters in Paris.
Old Army Custom to Be
Revived at Fort Omaha
An old army custom will be re
vived in Omaha on New Year's day
when Col. and Mrs. Jacob W. S.
Wuest will receive officers of the
command in their Fort Omaha
quarters between the hour of noon
and 1 p. m.
"Open house" for officers at noon
on New Year's day is one of the
interesting usages that have grown
up in the social life of the army set.
Diplomas for Red Cross motor
corps have arrived for presentation
to the graduates, who are: Miss
Ruth Lewis, Harlan, la.; Mrs. Zora
Berg, Supertor. Neb.; Mrs. T. II.
McDearmon, Miss Laura Bridge,
Miss Mary Shumate, Mrs. William
Yohe, Miss Ruth Fitzgerald, Mrs.
V. E. Edmonston, Mrs. Edward
Leary, Mrs. Frank Wilson, Miss
Dorothy Morton. Miss Margaret
Williams. Miss Margerie Beckett,
Mrs. J. H. Hansen and Miss Flora
The diplomas are very artistic
in design and stamped by Wood
Miss Virginia Crofoot will enter
tain at an Orpheum party this eve
ning in honor of her guest, Miss
Mary Polk of Des Moines. Four
teen of the school set will attend
the affair, returning to the Crofoot
home to watch the New Year in.
Miss Dorothy Judson will enter
tain the school set at the theater
this evening, honoring her guest,
Miss Alice Wheelwright. The party
Mr. and. Mrs. C. T. Kountze will
entertain the members of the Sat
urday night club at the theater this
evening, followed by supper at the
Fontenelle. The honor guests will
be Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wilkins ot
Chicago, who are the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Ward Burgess.
Miss Mildred Rhoades will enter
tain in honor of Miss Helen East
man and her fiance, Mr. Sherman
Ruxton. Among the guests will be
Miss Margaret Gamble and Lt.
Wayne C. Selby.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Martin will
have in their party this evening:
Messrs. and Mesdamea
George Finnerdy Charles Hendrickson
Andrew Anderson I.ee Lowry
Joseph Langfellner George Clarke
Drs. and Mesdames.
Frank Simon Paul Ellis
Francis Potter C. A. Scheeler
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Trimble have
arranged a Dutch treat party of 10
guests and M,r. and Mrs. Fred Dale
a party of 16. Dr. W. O. Bridges
will entertain "a party of 10 and
parties of 8 will be given by Jack
Hughes and Charles Brown. Those
entertaining six will be B. L. Curry,
D. H. Bonnett and J. C. Church.
A beautifully appointed luncheon
was given by Miss Mary Gifford at
the Blackstone today. A basket of
pink carnations tied with tulle dec
orated the table and covers were
laid for the following guests:
For Miss Squier.
Miss Mary Morsman will enter
tain &t a theater party, followed by
supper at the Athletic club in honor
of Miss Katherine Squier, who will
leave soon to make her home in
A surprise wedding took place
Monday evening at the home of
Rabb' Frederick Cohn when Miss
Lillian Marks, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Jacob Marks, became the bride
of Mr. Samuel Vorzimer. Mr.
Vorr.imer has been stationed at Fort
Slocum, N. Y., but was recently
The reception planned for New
Year's day by the South Side Wo
man's club has been postponed in
definitely. Owing to the illness of MisTGer
trude Koenig the tea which was to
have been given New Year's day by
Miss Koenig and Miss Catherine
Goss has been indefinitely postponed.
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New Year's Greeting
Drs. Lester E. Meyers' and .
Henry A. Merchant f
Announce the Opening of
at 48 Bee Building
(Formerly with Dr. Despecher)
Eiiiei by IrmaH Gross
HOUSEHOLD ARTS Z3SPT CElfTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
The Food Budget for 1919?j
It has been very hard, indeed, in j
the past year to make any definite J
plans for the amount of money to j
be spent on food, for we have been
sailing an uncharted sea, A study j
of 1917 bills was a help, of course,
but prices have soared beyond what
any of us ever imagined. I imagine
that we have passed the zenith now
and ttfiat prices will scarcely go any
higher, though they may stay
at their skyward level for a time.
Hence we can make definite plans
as to how much must be allowed for
food in the coming year.
The food budget is but part of a
household budget, but it is a part
that has assumed undue proportions.
We must have a certain amount of
food that fact is granted. We are
accustomed to a certain type of
food. Your type is not quite like
your neighbor's. It may cost more
or it may cost less. But whatever
it cost formerly it cost you a great
deal more in the last few years. Per
haps you sighed at the increase and
let it go at that. No doubt you used
what you had even more carefully
than ever before. But did you alter
at all the kind of food you had al
ways had? (Beyond a certain amount
of conservation, of course). I asked
a class of mine recently how many ot
them ever had a meat substitute,1
except fish, on the home dinner ta
ble. Only one hand was raised. Yet
we all exclaim at the high cost of
Cost of Food Per Person.
To maintain a table somewhat
close to the before-the-war average,
the cost is 50 cents per person pel
day. With five in the family that
means $900 per year or half of an
$1,800 income. I wonder if it is
wise to spend that proportion on
food. Formerly we were told thai
25 per cent of a moderate income
was enough to spend on food, theu
Miss Gross will be very glad to
receive suggestions for the home
economics column or to answer,
as far as she is able, any ques
tions that her readers may ask.
transferred to the personnel depart
ment at Fort Omaha. When he re
ceived his discharge the young cou
ple will make their home in New
For Lt. and Mrs. Hanighen.
Dr. and Mrs. B. B. Davis are en
tertain, ng informally at dinner at
their home this evening in honor of
Lt. and Mrs. John Hanighen, jr
Following the dinner the guests
will be entertained at the Athletic
Cheese Omelet 740 total cal
ories, 130 protein calories.
4 T. grated cheese Vt t. pepper
2 eggs t. dry mustard
2 T. granulated 1 c. hot milk
tapioca l'i T. cooking oil
j t. salt
Cook together for about ten
minutes the tapioca, salt, pepper,
mustard, cheese and hot milk.
Add one-half teaspoonful of the
oil and the yolks of the eggs
beaten very light. Stir well, re
move from the fire and fold i;:
the whites of the eggs beaten
stiff and dry. Put the rest of
the oil into a frying or omelet
pan and when it is hot pour in
the mixture. Cook slowly until
brown, then place in a slow oven
until the top is dry, fold, and
turn out on a hot platter. Gar
nish with parsley and serve at
once. This is enough to serve
Please Cut Me Out
and Save Me
If vou hadht returned Vb
All through rtfie vear
We could m have come bade
for thh 6m Chrbte cheer
I am one of the twelve cartoons that
will appear once a month in the
Omaha dailies to call your attention
to the importance of returning
To every one of our customers who
will return us at the end of twelve
months, the twelve different car
toons, we will give FREE one pound
of Alaraito Pasteurized Biitter or one
pint of XX Cream (excellent for
The only restriction In till offer I
only one pound of butter or one
pint of crenni to a customer family
that him been n customer for four
urresnlv month during yrnr from
July, J01S, to June, 1919, Inclusive.
Alamito Dairy Co.
Dopglas m ..Mil.BInffs, 205.
the per cent rose to 30, later to 40.
I wonder if it must go higher? For
you know what is crowded out as
we spend more and more on food.
The things of the spirit, the most
wf)rth while things of life, sink back
as material wants- crowd forward
because, unfortunately, even spirit
ual values demand a dollars and
cents expression. Books, music, va
cations, education, all cost money.
If we are not a hopelessly material
minded people we must make provi
sion for those finer things. We must
have them, "on bread and milk," it
need be, as I read recently.
If we cannot afford 50 cents per
person per day for food, what can
we get along on? It used to be 25
or 30 cents a day, then 35 cents or
40 cents. I am not sure whether one
can set a varied table on 35 cents,
but it can be done on 40 cents,
though not without most careful
planning. And, of course, such a
table would be very simple, indeed,
though capable of satisfying every
dietary need. This column hopes to
print some low-cost dietaries soon.
Analysis of a Food Budget.
If you would like to cut down
your food budget, examine your va
rious expenditures according to the
division suggested below.
Fish, eggs, cheese, milk 20
Sugars, syrup, flour and cereals. 10
Vegetables and fruits 20
Condiments and seasonings .... 2
And remember always that every
child in the family must have his
quart of milk a day; and every
grown-up should have at least a
pint. A liberal use of milk in the
diet is the first step toward health
Athletic Club Party.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Briggs will
entertain at the Athletic club this
evening, when their guests will in
clude Mrs. John Harte Morrison,
Miss Adelyn Wood and Mr. Ralph
Dining Cars to Return to
the A La Carte System
On dining cars the a la carte
meal is coming back into its own
soon after the first of the year. It
is said that the regular meal plan
did not prove to be popular with
the traveling public. The conten
tion was that only a few of the
travelers cared for a full meal, much
preferring to pick the articles of
food from the menu card and then
pay for what was ordered.
With restrictions removed in the
matter of food, railroad officials
have concluded to recognize the
demands of the public and as a re
sult the regular meal is to go.
New York City has named a park
in honor of Joan of Arc.
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Bowen hava
returned from Excelsior Springs.
Miss Viola Muldoon is spending
the holidays witlvTelatives in Sioux
Miss Dorothy Cohn of Chicago
is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Max
Mr.Sherman Ruxton, who is a
guest at the O. T. Eastman home,
returns to Chicago New Year's day.
Corp. Louis H. Brown, who has
been stationed at Langley field, has
received his discharge and returned
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Gailey of
New York are spending the holidays
with Mrs. Gailey's parents, Rev. and
Mrs. T. J. Mackay.
Miss Stella Abraham has re
turned to the University of Ne
braska, after spending the holidays
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Alice Wheelwright of Min
neapolis, who is the guest of Miss
Dorothy Judson, will return Mon
day with Miss Judson to Miss Som
er's school, Washington, D. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Abe Starrels have
returned from Philadelphia, where
Mr. Starrels was in government
work, to make their home in Oma
ha. Mrs. Starrels was formerly
Miss Lottie Horn.
WEST LAWN CEMETERY
Beautiful, modern park plan ceme
tery accessible to Omaha's best resi
dence section. Family lots on partial
payment nt time of burial. Telephone
Walnut 820 and Douglas H29. Our fret
automobile is at yoiir service.
WEST LAWN CEMETERY,
58th and Center. Office 15th St Harney.
THIS Sale of Furs is the greatest selling event of the year. From a
woman's viewpoint it is the most important opportunity this store
has ever presented. Every fur and fur garment in our entire stock is in
cluded in and has been re-priced at reduction? so low that the sale price
saves the buyer as much as the fur is worth.
Sale of Fur Coats
$350.00 Nutria Coat, with bflt, now--
$150.00 Marmot Coat, now
$55.00 Tony Coat, now
$175.00 Man's Muskrat Lined Coat
$ 1 25.00
Ssle of Fur Sets
$135.00 Lynx Set,
$150.00 Skunk Set,
ioc nn Tiiiinn T.vnv Qnt
$75.00 Japanese Kolinsky Set,
$140.00 Mole and Ermine Set,
National Fur & Tanning Company
1921-29 South 13th St
Sale of Fur Scarfs
$45.00 Black Coney Coatee,
$35.00 Black Wolf Scarf,
$30.00 Black Siberian Wolf
Scarf, now 818.00
$45.00 Brown Siberian Wolf
Scarf, now $30.00
ITEN BISCUIT CO.
Snow White Bakeries
CLINTON OKLAHOMA CITY OMAHA (Reg. U. S. Pat. Office.)
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