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T1IE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: DECEMBER 13, 1903.
Every day will have big events this' week
Great Men! Interesting Programs! Splendid Entertainments!
THE , NATIONAL CORN EXPOSITION
By Green's Band
2:00 p. m.
4:00 p. m.
Program 2 p. m.
8:00 p. m.
Grain Dealer's Day
Boards of Trade
Kansas City, St.
and Des Moines
Will Attend in a
tion Jacob Gould
sity will deliver an
address 10:30 a. m.
Old Country Day
, 10:30 a. m.
gram, 11:30 a. m.
Scotch, 12:30 p. m.
of All Nations at
2:30 p. m.
Live Stock Day
Ex-Senator J. M,
A. C. Shallen-"
W. J. Bryan will
Speak at 2. p. m.
The most remarkable exhibition of corn, grains and grasses the world has ever seen
SEE 1 SEE II SEE -1 SEE SEE SEE
The 10 ears of I I The Moving Picture 1 1 The college and ex- 1 1 The Denatured Al- 1 1 Thousands of exhib- 1 1 The most complete
COril that WOIl Show. Pictures taken periment station ex- cohol Exhibit of the its that show what exhibit of agricul
$2 200 in Drem- esP?c.mlIy for the ex; hibits, the results of go v e r n m e nt, in- ' tural machinery ever
uuinprail position at a cost of work Jd Btndy of the best men stalled at a cost of common sense farm- shown ,under one
llimS. OVer $3,000. and best minds in agriculture. $10,000. ing is producing. roof.
50c admits you to everything-concerts, moving picture
show and all the buildings and exhibits. Children 25c
FREE BAND CONCERTS-Delightful concerts every af
ternoon and evening in concert hall.
Auction sale of prize com and grain, every day, 4 p. fit., beginning Tuesday, Dec. 15
i Every part of the exposition is thoroughly heated- 40 big furnaces.
Gate opon from 8:00 a. m. to 11 p. m. Main entrance 15th and Howard
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SANTA CLAUS ON SEA LEGS
Distant and Lonely Sailor Men on
His Visiting List.
DIVERSIONS IN NARROW LIMITS
Holiday Life on W'uahlp In
Port and at Sea Entertain
mrut on Ship and oa
Christmas at sea! To the landsman busy
with holly wreaths and toys tor the Httle
ones the words conjure up only a dreary
vision of green, plunging; seas, a lonely
ship and a line of homesick, hungry sailors
along the rail or gathered In a dimly
lighted forecastle dolefully recalling the
Joys of the past. But the old man-o'-war's
man sees a very different picture rise be
fore him as memory paints in vivid colors
the mirth and Jollity of Christmas day
aboard one of Uncle Sam's floating forts.
Santa Clays is a good sailor, and never
forgets to Include the navy In his visiting
list. Therev is no port too far away, no
sea too remote for him to fail promptly to
be on hand on Chilstmua morning. The
little frees at the masthead and the yards
of brilliant bunting' and starry flugs tell
bright and early of the presence of a dis
tinguished guest. After the inevitable
round of daily duty is dUcliarged. every
man Is a, lowed to enjoy himself in his
own way. There is a good dinner as good
as can be had in the particular part of the
world in which the vessel finds Itself at the
time. If ll Is lying In a tropical port, fresh
fruits are a feature of the feast.
At one Christmas (tinner ashore in the
Philippines a party of bluejackets from
one of our wai snips enjoyed a regular
native feast ch.ckeii fried in cocoanut oil,
onion omelets, the lainous olla podrida, or
Spanish suw. In which dried fish, rice,
potatoes, garlic, caribou steak and red pep
pers are the principal Ingredients, and also
little brown cao.es of graaaaopper flour
dipped In honey. These wure unloucned,
as no American ptescni was free from the
OccMci.iai prejud.ee agahist eating Insects.
' Liberty ou hatre,
ln poll su'i.ou. ri.ik.tu .o iloerty spend
the afternoon vis.ting friends, and wind
up , the evening at I lid tlieater, but. If tne
tulp Is under a ay the men read, tell stories,
sing songs and write letters home. Various
games are Indulged In, such as wrestling,
bpxuig, potato races, sack races, etc.
Theie la always plenty of amateur talent
aboard, and the day Is often celebrated
1lh a minstrel show given with snap and
go which would put many prolesslonals to
But the best part of Christmas, the real
Christmassy part, is the arrival of the box
from home, and aad la the ship's company
Which Is on tha high seaa where mall and
x press packages cannot be delivered in
time for Christmas day. Many boxes are
aent weeks ahead with loving forethought,
and these are kept by the executive of
XlcM until Christmas Eve. when they are
given .to the dullguUd tars to whom they
Oh, Ibuo Christinas boxes! What lov
ing hands have packed them, and what
Joyful surprises) are hidden In them! Theie
la the very atmosphere of home In tue
small of tha rich brown crullers and flaky
plea, and th gentle touch of mother's
fingers, In the 'feel" of th home-knitted
snUtana and little comforts a sailor never
thinks of buying himself, but Is very glad
to have, and at the very bottom of the
bos. glinting like Imprisoned topasea or
rubies, there is sure to be a Jar or two of
mother's preserved pears or peaches or
oherries. With the true spirit of camara
derie, nowhere so strong as on the sea, the
lucky sailor shares his goodies with less
fortunate friends, and an extra feast con
cludes jlhe days festivities. Everybody
goes to his hammock In a happy, con
tented frame of mind, and If some member
of the watch below rides a nightmare and
wakes the rest of the crew with his groans
and cries, nobody grumbles, for Father
Christmas has visited the ship and blessed
It with peace and good will.
Merriment on Bltlsh Ships.
On board a BrlUsn man-o'-war the day is
observed with great merriment and a con
siderable slackening of naval discipline
at all other timea so rigorous. Officers and
men mingle together, and hearty expres
sions of good will and Christmas greetings
resound from quartedeck to forecastle.
The day Is begun at 4:30 a. m., with the
usual routine of scrubbing- and scouring,
followed by breakfast at 8 o'clock. Quar
ters are sounded off at 9 precisely and all
the men fall In for Inspection, as on Sun
day, after which church Is rigged and a
short service held.
Then comes the great ceremony of the
day, when the captain and officers visit
the messes on the lower deck. The tables
are artistically decorated with flowers
paper, if real ones are not obtainable
and adorned mrth photographs and small
flags. The petty officers of the messes
and leading seamen stand at the heads
of the different metises holding plates
heaped with various delicacies, which they
press on the commander and his staff,
shaking hands with them and wishing them
a mery Christmas and a happy New Year.
It is, of course. Impossible to take from all
the plates, but It Is Christmas etiquette
for the officers to sample a dish at every
mess. A perfect babel of voices fills the
deck "Merry Chrismas. sir; Just tako a
little of this, sir," or "Try this, sir; real
Yorkshire pudding, sir," or "My mother
sent th s, sir, all the way from Devon. Mr."
In the afternoon general leave Is given,
and there are sports ashore, and boat races
with the crews of other ships. The hands
that Htay aboard umuse themselves by get
ting their photographs taken to send home.
The different messes are also photo
graphed in groups, also the foot ball teams
and cutters' crews, a photograph of each
kind always being given to the young
mtdy in charge of the boats. Borne of the
popular officers on some ships are
"chaired" around the lower deck, but usu
ally this ceremony Is sternly suppressed
now. as being very unpleasant for the offi
cer himself, as well as too great a breach
of discipline. Borne commanders allow it,
however, but they belong to what Is known
In the British navy as the "popularity
To patriotic people, who like to make
somebody happy ut Christmas time, but
have no dear ones In the service of Old
Glory, the suggestion is offered that It
would be a good Idea to pack a bn of
good things and send It to a warship's
commander, with the request that It be
given on Christmas morning to some blue
Jacket who has been forgotten by Banta
Jorfal Versaa Joyless Glvlaa.
A rich woman who lived in a count! y vlU
I go gave presents lavishly to the villagers
at Christn as. lelatts tie Amtrtcan M. g i
i ne. Ehe gave the women bits of Jewelry
and lace, little things of value which they
otherwise could never have had. It was
difficult to say who had tha more pleasure
she in giving or they in receiving. The
curse of miserliness gradual y settled upon
her. She came of a long line of hoarders.
Hich Christmas she gave fewer presents,
and those less expensive. Finally aha took
to making little knlckknacks herself. These
she gave to the capable village women who
could make them better themselves. One
old woman rece.ved one of these worthless
Httle gifts accompanied by a greeting of
love. Holding the present up scornful. y,
she said: "Humph! Mote love than any
thing else!" Perhaps this remark and oth
ers like it reached the e..ra of the one-time
ludy bountiful. Tho next Chr stmas site
gave no presents to the vi.l;.ge people, tihu
explained to a friend that the people were
ungrateful, that Chr.stmas was become a
sordid farce, and she should have notiilnx
mot to do with it. Was th s Woman rltiht?
Had Christmas become sordid or had she .'
hew. ire lest your condemnation of Cnrlsl
mas be a condemnation of yourself! If you
look . upon Christmas thiough sordid eyi s it
will appear sordid. If you are commer
cialised, our Chriatmas will be commer
clul.zod. If you are selfish, your giving
will bo Joyless. Joyless giving is a farce,
a hypocritical farce! You may part with
gifts you won't give them.
Scrooge looked upon Christmas as a nui
sance. It was a business loss. He must
grudgingly close his office; he must give
Tiny Tim's threadbare father a holiday.
He saw Christmas through the eyes of
greed. H i heart was as cold us his
hearthstone, his Christinas as cold as his
heait. After Old Marley's ghost hid
brought him a new heart, was Christmas
changed? Was It any less a business lasts,
any less a nuisance? His new heart had !
brought him new eics. He no li nger locked I
upon Lhrls mas with the eyes of greed, lie
It oked upon It with the t yes of I jve lovo
for his fcllowmen. He looked upon it as
the day of gTeat opportunity not oppor
tunity to shut up his oiflce and sulk In his
house, opportunity to do good to make peo
ple happy to make himself happy. He
gave not as Joyless duty, but as a Joyful
privilege. Do you want to be like the old
Scrooge or the new Scrooge T
WHAT CLEVER HANDS CAN DO
Remembrances Fashioned at Home
Counted as Treasures.
DAINTIES IN CALENDAR LINE
Skill and Taste Combined Work Won
ders with Economical Materi
alsVarious Articles In
Where there's a will and the zest to
lighten the task many ways can be found
to turn out remembrances of the day cer
tain to be more appreciated than the aver
age purchased gift.
It Is surprising what can be done by the
Ingenious girl with no mote costly ma
terials than white unruled paper, some
heavy cardboard, scraps ot wall paper or
cretonne, a paint box or tube of gilt, a
tally punch and baby ribbon.
Dainty personal calendars may be made
that are appropriate to some decided taste
of the one who is to receive It. Thus for
a music lo?er one could cover a piece of
stiff cardboard, 6x8 Inches, with flowered
wall paper or plain gilt paper, leaving a
two-inch space at top on which are pasted
a row of tiny portraits of the great mu
sicians cut from a magazine. Insert the
pictures so that the gilt paper forms a
Make or buy a tablet of 365 sheets of
plain white paper that fits the mount be
low the row of portraits. On the lower
half of each of these sheets put the day of
the week and date, while above it write,
or, better yet, typewrite, a quotation bear
ing on muslo or musicians, some biograph
ical fact about the great composers, or
some sentence from their writings or well
known musical motif.
Any date that is connected with a great
musician should also be noted, as birthdays,
day of death, or time of their first recog
nition. The papers can either be bound with
paper and pasted to the mount, or holes
can be punched and ribbons tied through
A Sunday Calendar.
A Sunday calendar exclusively Is a use
ful gift both for a religious friend and the
writer on a weekly paper who is always
For the former make a pasteboard
mount covered with blrchbark. Paste a
Madonna or other religious picture at the
top and cut fifty-two slips of white paper
to fit below the picture. Write on each
pad the date and an appropriate quotation
from the Bible or some noted religious
Arrange slips as a calendar pad, punch
holes through the upper corners of the
pad and Just below the picture, over the
mount, put two other holes at the top of
the mount and lace the ribbon through in
such a way as to secure the pad and leave
a loop for hanging.
For the newspaper friend make a mount
of cardboard an Inch bigger all around
than a . pad of ordinary writing paper.
Cover with a remnant of silk, pasted from
the back to the front. As a border on
front run Inch-wide galloon cr flowered
Take a sheet of unruled writing paper
for each month and on the lower half
write dates of each Sunday In the month.
Letter in red ink or gilt paint.
In the upper corner of each sheet paste
tiny portrait of a noted newspaper writer
and underneath write a quotation, either
humorous or helpful, bearing on the Jour
Put the twelve sheets together In proper
I icai tact about tne great composers, or I
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calendar form and' tie them to the colored
mount with tiny bows of baby ribbon at
the upper coiner. Hooks may ba pasted
on the back of this calendar, or It can
be furnished with a stiff piece of paste
board for a standard.
A Kitchen Calendar.
The domestic friend or the girl who has
Just been married would be delighted with
a booklet made from unruled tablet paper
and tied into book form between card
board backs, neatly covered with gay
chintz or water color paper.
If the latter Is used, a narrow gilt line
can be painted as a border und on the
front can be lettered, "What Mother Used
to Make" or "Favorite Dishes."
There should be a page for each day of
the year, and on each one should 'bo clearly
written a time-tested recipe that cannot
be found In a printed cook book. A recipe
can lie written on each side of a sheet, or.
If it seems better to use only one side, on
the opposite blank page could go menus
for different meals, quotations about eat
ing and odd bits of culinary information.
Suitable for Mother.
A pretty Christmas gift that can be
made by a girl for her mother Is a cover
for a Jewel case to be used while travel
ing. With the utmost care a case finished
In soft leather, velvet or satin becomes
scratched or marred while being carried,
and the detachable cover prevents this,
at the same time making the case less con
spicuous. Heavy . russet colored linen or silk or
auede may be chosen, and a paper pattern
of the box be cut carefully. This is easily
done by making the two ends separate,
that is to say, two for the top part and
two for the bottom.
One piece may go from the opening of
the box, underneath across tho bottom,
up the back and over the top to the front
opening. Should It be necessary to piece
these it must be done on a line with the
angle of the case.
In cutting ft should be remembered that
the slip cover must be a trifle larger than
the box In order to go on easily.
The end pieces should be basted to the
one long piece In such way as to shape it
at onco like the case, the seams outside.
These are to be bound, stitching them on
the machine unless one is clever with em
broidery and prefers to hold the edges
with fancy slitchery. All the raw edges
at the top and bottom opening must be
bound to finish in similar manner, either
with the goods or ribbon.
Monogram or crest may bo worked on
.Ribbon on the front will hold the coyer
together when tied In a bow, or If suede
has been chosen straps of the same would
be better. This must be done by a har
If there Is a handle at the top of the
case a slit should be made In the cover
to allow of Its coming through. The silt
should then be bound.
ing et El Paso, Tex., when ha learned by
chance of his wife's address.
Mr. and Mrs. Malloy separated thirty-two
years ago, while they were living at New
ton, N. J., where he worked as a carpen
ter. Work was scarce and he decided to
go to the west to earn a living there. Ha
was unable to take his wife and two child
ren and left them. He was not successful
in the west and wandered from place to
place. After five years letters from hlra
ceased to reach his wife, the last coming
from Denver. He failed to hear from her,
and finally she made up her mind that he
was dead. She went to work herself, pros
pered and educated her children. New
Cold Storage Poultry.
The State Board of Health of Massa
chusetts has Issued a bulletin on cold stor
age poultry In which this advice is glvert
to housekeepers: "In order to avoid ob
taining water-logged and refrozen fowls the
consumer should uemand the frozen tlrj
and thaw it himself. If .thawed quickly by
Immersion in a bucket of hot water it may
be eaten with Impunity and with relish tne
same day it is pjrehafced; or. If hung over
night at room ternpeiatuie, it may be laaily
for use the day following." iew Yora
HOW I MADE
MY HAIR GROW
Woman With Marvelously Beautiful Hair
Oiv.s Simple Boms Prescription Which
he Used With Most Beaiarkabla fee-suits.
BACK TO THE OLD HOME
Aaed and Decrepit, a Lost llaabaud
towed Hark to Wife After
Residents of East Newark. N. J., learned
the other day that after an absence of
thlrly-lwo years Thomas J. Mai:oy. for a
quarter of a century considered dead, had
retu ned to his family at ill) Third street.
Tne, house was that of his daughter, Mrs.
Julian Jova, whom he last saw as a baby.
Mrs. Malloy answered a knock at the
front door a few days ago,' and opening
the door, saw an aged decriplt man stand
ing there. She asked him what he wanted.
"Are you Mrs. Malloy. still?"
"I am," she said. Then he disclosed his
identity and got a welcome. He was Uv-
I was greatly troubled with dandruff and
falling hair. I tried many advertised hair
preparations and various prescriptions, but
they all signally failed; many of them
made my hair greasy so it was impossible
to comb it or do it up properly. I think
that many of the things I tried were posi
tively injurious and from my own exper
ience I cannot too strongly caution you
ugainst using preparations containing wood
alcohol and other poisonous substances. I
believe they injure the roots of the hair.
After my long list of failures I finally
found a simple prescription which I us d
i... i m ist lerrurkable resluts and I can
unhesitatingly state that It is beyond doubt
the most wonderful thing for the hair I
have ever seen. Many of my friends have
also used it and obtained wonderful effects
thereform It not only Is a powerful stim
ulant to the growth of the hair and for re
storing gray hair to its natural color, but it
is equally good for removing dandruff, giv
ing the hair life and brilliancy, etc., and
for the purpose of keeping the scalp In
first-class condition. It also makes the
hair much easier to comb and arrange in
nice form. I have a friend who used it
two months and during that time It not
only stopped the falling of his hair and
wonderfully increased Its growth, but It
practically restored all of his gray hair to
Its natural color. You can obtain the In
gredients for making this wonderful prep,
aratlon from almost any druggist. The
prescription It as follows:
Bay rum. ox.; Menthol crystal, one
naif drachm; I. a von a de Compoxee. t ox.;
To-Ka!on perfume, 1 to 2 traap onf ula.
Apply night nnd morning; rub thor
oughly Into the scalp.
Oo to your druKK ts and ask for the
eight-ounce bottle. coiitmlning six ounces of
Bay Hum. alwi one-half drachm of Menthol
crystal, mil for a two-ounce bottle (f ..
vona de t.'omposee. Mix the Ingredients
yourself at your own home. Add the Men
thol crystal to the Bay Kym and then pour
in tile l.avoliH do t'omposee, and add tha
To-Kalon perfume. Let It stand luff eat
half hour and It Is read to ua