Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, January 28, 1919, Page 12, Image 12

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in GErjTRAL iiieii
Large Registration Due to the
Many Men Returned from
.War and Military
Returning soldiers, men who have
been attending military schools and
students who liscontinued their
schooling last semester because of
war conditions swamped Principal
Masters of the Central High school
Monday morning to register for the
second semester, which opens Tues
day. With the largest incoming class
of freshmen ever registering at the
school mid-term, the enrollment of
Central High is now close to 2,200.
Only 41 of the 524 graduates from
the grade schools have not regis
tered at one of the four high
New System Adopted.
v A new system -of registration is
being adopted. Students are per
mitted to choose their own teachers,
hours and subjects. Each student
is expected to make out his own
program of studies, subject to the
approval of the home room teacher.
This program is to be signed by
each teacher in whose classes the
student wishes to enroll. This sys
tem has been used in Denver and
eliminates the work. of a small
group of teachers attempting to sat
isfactorily arrange programs for
1,800 students. .
Several new teachers will begin
their work when classes open Tues
day. Miss Helen Sommer, formerly a
teacher at the Columbia school, will
teach English. Miss Elsie Fisher
will teach history. Lieutenant Hill
will take Mr. VVedeking's freshman
algebra classes, and Miss Drake, a
graduate of Smith college, will teach
the classes in French, taught last
semester by seven different teachers.
Miss Elizabeth Kiewit and ,Miss
Marie Coons will not be back this
. semester because of illness. Lieu
tenant Andrew Nelson has returned
to the school from the artillery serv
ice. Miss Katherine H. Hilliard has
recovered from an accident incurred
last fall and will teach in the junior
English classes. Mr. Louis Bexten
has left the school to be assistant
Boy Scout commissioner. Mrs.
Stephen Davis will be transferred
from South to Central High, while
Miss Josephine Duras will return to
South High from Central.
The High School of Commerce,
which has the quarterly system, will
not register new students until
March. Benson High reports an
unusually large number of seniors.
Woman Eager to Learn
v Address of Man Seeking
Home for Litttle Girl
The traveling man who advertised
in The Bee seeking a home for his
little 4-year-old daughter has elicted
another response this one is from
Mrs. V. P. Plummer, Box 534, Ord,
The father, whose request was
made through the welfare board,
stated he was divorced, i Mrs. Plum
mer writes that she is anxious to
obtain the address of the traveling
man so that she may communicate
with him. She says that she wants
a little girl in her home about four
years old. '
The child has already found a
Nebraska Fuel Board
to Close March l;No
Price Changes in Sight
The fuel administration will cease
to exist after March 1, according to
intrusions John L. Kennedy, fed
eral fuel administrator for Nebras
. ka has received from the federal fuel
Street Car Company Begins
. With Its Spring Work
Although about 30 days ahead ot
the I'sual time for starting this work
the Street Railway company has be
gun with the spring campaign of
making track and road improve
ments following the winter.
General Manager Smith regards
ihe present winter as one of the
hiildest in his more than 50 years'
residence in Nebraska- He is of the
opinion that before spring comes,
here will be cold weather.
Sore, touchy corns stop hurt
ing, then lift right out
with fingers
For a few cents you
can get a small bottle of
the magic dru freezone
recently discovered by a
Cincinnati man.
Just ask at any drug
store for a small bottle
of freezone. Apply a
few drops upJn a tender,
aching corn or callus and
instantly all soreness
disappears and shortly
you will find the corn or
callus so loose that you
lift it off with the fin
gers. Just think! Not one
bit of pain before apply
ing freezone or after
wards. It doesn't even
irritate the surrounding
Hard corns, soft corns
or corns between the
toes, also hardened cal
luses on bottom of feet,
shrivel up and fall off
without hurting a parti
cle. It is almost magical.
Ladies! Keep a tiny
bottle on the dresser and
never let a corn or cal
lus ache twice, Ail
And tore a gap In German lines In
Bukowlna, two years ago today, Jan
uary 28, 1917.
Find another soldier.
Upside down at father's right
shoulder. '
Break Glass Window in Larsen
Jewelry Store and Stole
Three Hundred Dollars
Worth of Jewelry.
Burglars were active Sunday night
and several good "hauls" were re
ported to the police. The largest
loss was that of the Larsen Jewelry
store, 204 North Sixteenth street,
where $300 worth of jewelry was
taken. A hole was cut in the plate
glass window and the jewelry on
display stolen.
Charles A. Brown, 2527 Bristol
street, reported that while the fam
ily were asleep burglars ransacked
the house and stole $250 worth of
jewelry and silverware. They gained
entrance through a rear window.
Jens Neilson, 2502 Bristol street,
who lives a block from the scene of
the Brown burglarly, reportes that
burglars raised a window near his
bed and stole his trousers. The
pockets were searched and when
found to contain nothing of value
the trousers were left in the yard.
B. P. Boyd, 724 South TWrty-sixth
street, reported that while the fam
ily were away from home, burglars
opened the rear door and stole sil
verware valued at $250.
W. H. Harlow of the Ekhard
apartments reported to the police
that his 12 year old daughter fright
ened a burglar' from the house be
fore anything was taken. The fam
ily had left the daughter at home
alone and she stepped out of the
apartment for a few minutes. When
she returned she surprised the burg
lar ransacking theTooms.
Cupid to Blame for
But One Nebraskan on
Victory Commission
Cupid is to blame for Nebraska
having but one representative, isiefd
cf two, on the War Victory commis
sion of overseas furlough house
workers of the General Federation
of Women's clubs.
Miss Margaret Covey of St. Faul.
one of the girls chesen to leave
next week witk.a unit of 100 women
recruited from all over the United
States, suddenly decided to get mar
ried instead.
Miss Ena Hamot of Hastings is
the one delegate who will go. Miss
Hamot was summoned to New
York Monday to attend a presalling
date conference of workers held un
der the auspices of the Y. M. C. A.
War council.
Two alternates, Miss ' Jospehine
Storratt of Central City and Miss
Myrtle Judd of Rising City, were
named Miss !tarratt who was first
called to substitute for Miss Covey,
was unable to go on account of in
fluenza. Mrs. J.' N, Paul, state chairman,
who handled the applications, mide
a strong effort to have Miss Judd
substitute, but could not receive ac
tion on the necessary papers in time
to have Miss Judd included in the
Any Soldier May Be
Discharged If His
Family Needs Him
The government has sent a for
muTar letter to the commanding offi
cers of the various overseas armies
stating that any officer or man may
Le C'.-charged from the service it ne
submits proper proof that his family
needs him on account of sickness
or other distress.
Any soldier who submits sufficient
reasons warranting his discharge in
F.urope may be discharged over
there, providing he waives any
claim tor sea travel allowances from
Europe to the United States. How
ever, he will be paid his travel al
lowances from the station to the
port of embankment and from Ho
boken, N. J., to the place where he
entered the service.
St. Vincent DePaul Society
Holds Annual Meeting
The annual meeting of the St.
Vincent DePaul society was held
Sunday night at Father Flanagan's
Boys' home. A large crowd was in
attendance. Reports of the differ
ent conferences were read showing
that each one has done great work
in the effort to alleviate the suffer
ings of the poor,
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