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THE BJ5B: OMAHA, Tt'JOfrJDAV, Dl'X'EMBEU 10, 11)12.
PAIR OF CHURCHES BEGINS
Court of Bee Buildiiv Filled with
Array of Pretty Things.
CHRISTMAS GIFTS IN PLENTY
J?lr( CnnRrrKntlonnl, M. .tlnllhrnn,
M. 3Inhln, Wmtiiilnstrr nnil
United llrrlhrrii Mnk
ttho fair of the churches opened Monday
Inornlnp In the court of Tho Boo build
ins And the Ions' tnblcn nroutid the foun
tain are lndcn with the pretty handicraft
tf the women. The fftlr will continue two
"weeks and durlni? that time there will
be. twenty-five churches which will hold
their Christmas salt'!'.
The churches first to hold their Christ
fnas tales arc the Flint ConRrecatlonsl.
Ht Matthew's Lutheran. St. Matthlne,
!JVestmlnster and United Urethrcn.
On the left of the court will ho found
iho tables of the women of the First Con
Krcjratlonal church and here are the
daintiest aprons for both the young miss
And the older women. The little outfits
for dolls, towels of all kinds, collar sets,
ttro only some of the pictty thlims for
tale by these women. Mrs. Charles
Warding Is chairman of the committee In
tiharjte, assisted by Mefdsmes S. H.
Stems, C. a. Isomers, Martha Ulackwell,
XL IV Smith. W. It. Ilussell, W. K.
Bingham, 0. W. Iomls, B. (J. McOllton,
IX P. Kills. F. II. Ohlckerlmr, C. U
ITempcl. F. 1. House. John W. Welshans.
1A. n. Somers and J. I'. Palmer, who Is
president of the society, and Misses
Kathcrine Moorhead and Kate Humph-
At the right are tho tables of the
women In charge of the Christmas fair
tof the Westminster lYnabytorlan church.
"While thero am many different kinds of
aprons and dnlnty articles on these tables,
thoso which aro most noticeable are hand
Porno towels of nil kinds. Fancy neckwear
of all kind, hand painted china, shoe
Iracs and embroidered lamp shades are
KOtno of tho things for sale. Mrs. W, R.
Burns Is In charge of the sale, assisted
tiy Mcsdamcs A. I Iaurance, John F.
$tout, who Is president of lib society; W.
3?. Heller, T. 15. Sanders, W. n. Whit,
jnore. J. S. King. II. D. Coles, Ewlnc
tnrown, E. W. Gruff, Joseph Campbell,
IW. F. Denny, 8. I McCoy, Warren flwlt
ler, W. J. Hurgess, William Randall, C.
V. Canan, C. A. Westcrflcld, A. I. Fitch,
S. K. Stiles, T. J. Fltsgcrald, R. H. Smltrf
Around the Knnntnln,
The tables around tho fountain aro used
fiy the women from fit. Matthias church
with a great variety of pretty things
offered for sale. Tho women started to
prepare for tho sale threo weeks ago and
the space on the tables Is not large
enough to hold tho articles they have
prepared. Mrs. C. J. Mclirlng Is In chnrge.
assisted by Mesdames K. U. Parsons, C.
C Cope, A. C. Kugol and J. J. Sherlock.
Tho tables of tho women of tho St.
Matthew's church at tho left of tho star
ease are loaded with pretty articles which
have been made by tho women of tho
Hid society. Some of tho quilts have been
hent by friends now living In Cedar
fftaptda and Davenport, la. Mrs. O. W.
Hnyder, wife of Rev, Mr. Snyder, Is In
charge, assisted by Mnsdames Thomas
22ayers, A. Johnson, Oustatt and Sylvia
At the right of the staircase the tables
are laden with the articles of the womin
from the United Brethren cluircji. They
nre pretty and useful for Christmas gifts.
"Mrs. H. W, Allwlne Is chairman of Uio
committee, assisted by Mesdames J, IS.
Talmage, Charles Edmonson and M, 0.
These women will have the tables two
Maya and the sale will start each morn
9 o'clock and continue until 6
Once Wealthy Man
by Wild Nightmares
Once the possessor of a bakery busl-
.ness earning annually $3,000, besides hnv
lng a wife and happy home. August
lOurshur, recently of St. I.ouls, Alo., Is
Ibaggarcd and the cause la nightmares.
Two years ago Ourshur suddenly be
came afflicted with epilepsy, although
the spent all of his tavlngs und mortgaged,
'his business to pay doctor bills, comnjfte;
recovery was not his.
' Occasionally he has fits, but eveiy.
'night ha has nightmares. In the middle
lf night sometimes several times at",
jnightr-he springs to Ills feet und screams
tor utters frightful cursus. Then' He'
awakens Invariably mortified. No hotel'
.will house Qurshur for more' than one
night. Qurshur s nww pnnllea, uiid
sleeps wherever he cuu, At the chcuprr
lodging houses he soni estnbllniHt an
unenviable reputation and the keepe: '
refuse his patronage upon the ground
that he drives away cuetojn. . J
At police headquarter Sunday ijlght fie
applied for a bed.
Til pay you," he eagerly told Of fleer
"If you can afford to pay for IddgliiK.
fWhy do you come to the police statlonf
And then Oursher told his story.
Two hours later station officer were
fctartled by loud scieum and cries foi
help. They rushed to the place suei
the noise came fiom.aud foyml the un
fortunate man In tears. All of the other
lodgers were awake, too, and acme of
the down-and outers who knew "Shrink
ing aus" from the 10-cetit rooming
houses got up and left the place, know
ing that their sleep would be broken
tgaln by the poor man's screams.
MANX CLAIMS FILED
AGAINST WOLF ESTATE
Though tho late I,ouU Wolf, South
Omaha, live stock dealer and rauuli
owner, left property worth approximately
I22S.000. his estate will be innolveut, and
thero will be notn:ng tor his heira It
claims against the estate aro allowed.
Mrs. Wolf will not be able even to tavo
0.000 Insurance, due her on policies In
which she la made beneficiary. During
Wolfa lifetime Mrs. Wolf signed notes
jwlth lilm to secure payments of borrowed
money. If the estate cannot pay these
debts, they probably can be collected
from Sirs. Wolf when the insurance com-
Sanies pay her.
Among the claimants agalixt the ci
tato aro the Stuck Y&xds XatlunoJ bank
oT South Omaha. 310.004; Allen Dudley,
M.GOQ; C. 12. Anderson promissory, potf.
jm,u)o; smith i'.ro. commission company
S187; Tempi Israel, dues, tit. More
than thirty claims in sums between U
Hid $1,000 have been filed.
Bear "Run" Not Part
of His Daily Work
Jim Donahue, citv detective. Is not
afraid of the worst criminal alive, but
when It conies to bears he draws tho line.
Saturday afternoon one of the big cinna
mon bears at ltlvervlew park crawled In
It's cave and died.
Keeper Anderson thought somcono had
shot Rruln and called the police. Sunday
afternoon Donahue was detailed to go out
and see what Anderson wanted. Ander
son asked Jim to go Into the cave and
see If the bear had been shot or had Just
died an ordinary death.
Jim opened the hlg Iron door and step
ped Inside tho "arena." Two huge bears
emerged nt the snino timo from the cave.
The dead bear Is still lying In the cave
and Anderson has not discovered whether
the bear wa? shot or not "Dimlel was
some brave boy to go among the lions," t
Helgren Wants Job
m Howard's Office
The Douglas county bull moosers are
making an effort now to get some recog
nition for whatever services they have
rendered the Douglas county republican
delegation In tho campaign for seats In
the state .legislature. John S. Helgren
was secretary of the Douglas county pro
gressive committee during tho fall cam
paign. Ho Is now looking for a position
an clerk In the office of W, D, Howard
when Mr. Howard shall lake the office
of state auditor. To this end Mr. Hoi
Itren Is circulating a petition getting the
signatures of as many of tho legislative
delegation as possible The petition ask
ing Mr. Howard to give Helgron tho Job
will have tho endorsement of most,
though not all, of the Douglas county
IS SEEKING QUARTERS
J. H. Taylor of Waterloo Is In Omaha
conferring with Architect John Latenser
about plans for the quarters of tho Doug
las County Agricultural society to be
located In the new court house. Taylor
rrlf book worth ft dollar to threo feast each wtJu Stall youm to
OaffjpdlU Editor, The Be. M Tna Sunday Hi fox prlr wluntrs.
Contest will oloss on Bandar, Sooambar IB.
D. Juyem, 214 South Twcnty-sixth
Street If a lady wftro a stolen pair of
shoes that were too small, would they
Pinch bet1, or would they Walk-Over and!
If you Jiunped your drug bill, would
you bo Henton your creditors?
If you have to drive a horse to water,
must a pencil bo Jcad?
When a lioreo Is hungry why, can't he
cat a bit?
If Caldwell & Drake laid 9 bilcks, s,
second could the architect li-ten-sor?
llacause Alamlto whipped cream, does
Courtney's beet Biigar?
1m It because a barber curls up and
dyes that a sculptcr makes faces and
Would the veal loaf If It saw the Hotel
If you received u dog by express,
would you call him Penny because lie
was "one sent" to jou?
If the "Butcher fSupplles" V. 11. Uvcr,
what' do"s the llenslmw (heu-chaw?)
Can you make a shirt? Albert Calm.
If a rubo In Indiana weru drinking
elder, would you ci0l It A. J. lloverldgo?
OMAHA NURSE WHO MARRIED
MINISTER FROM CLARKS.
I iFSiTT I
MRS. C. EDWIN UHOWN.
Nee Miss Nellie Mulrhead.
Is a member, of the sootcty'fl board of
managers, which was recently elected.
The election of officers will bo held dur
ing the convention of the Furnicrn' Rural
Ltfo congress. Tho other members of tho
board aro 'Lewis Henderson, the Omaha
florist; William Elckc, Herman Hoesslg
and 15. C. ' Honsmnn of Omaha; P. O,
Hofeldt and Charles Wltto of Ulkhorn, J.
F. McArdle of Washington; George
Dlorks of Bennington, James Walsh of
Ucnson, J. W. Shtimnker of Elk City, A.
Bena and William Ioneimn of Florence.
BLAU-GAS COMPANY PLANT
WILL BE OPENED TODAY
The Nebraska Illail-Oas company's
plant. Fortieth and Doyd streets, will
bo formally opened this afternoon.
The executlvo committee of the Com
mercial club will go to tho factory In auto
mobiles and view the various demonstra
tions of Dlau-gas use.
Howard Hcntt, 1332 North Twenty-third
street, South Omaha If the skippers
mans tho boats, what will Mayor Dahl.
If a young lady falls from an aerophne,
will tho cowcatcher?
If a young girl feels badly because sho
Is so short, wilt the curtain stretcher?
It tho South Omaha Presbyterians put
a bell In their now church, will tho clothes
If the bath rooms wlllvthe side board?
If the man boards the femce,- what will
If the captain can't make good with his
boat, shouldn't the old salt celler?
If a boy plants popcorn, what does the
If Adam choked on the core of the ap
ple, what made the artichoke?
If the cook lit the fire, what did PresL
If a lady was murdered, did "Jack, the
If the hunter killed a partridge, did
"Jack and the Bean StulltV"
If the miners of 'VJ panned gold, what
did "Peter Pan?"
Make this a Gillette
SOME of America's most substan
tial men have Gillette Safety
Razors made in triple gold4 as
Christmas gifts for their
friends. Many wealthy
men buy a number of Gillette
t!ift nurooses every
and have done so
H HUM will be n large dObut
nouncement Is welcomed by the members of the school set as well
ns the debutante set.
.Mr. Frank .1. Ourklcy will give a dancing party Monday even
ing, Dccembor 30, at Metropolitan hall, In honor of the debut of his daugh
ter, Miss Mary Durkloy.
Miss Hurkley, who will be the eighth debutante. In a young woman of
charming personality and has a host of friends. She attended St. Mary's
school in Indiana.
Not for many seasons have there been so few large social entertain
ments and dancing parties planned for the younger set during the holiday
season. Last year, besides one or two largo debut dances, there was the
I Harvard Olec club concert, and dancing party, which followed at the Hotel
Home. Hesldcs these affairs, there
' busy week for the young people.
This year the Junior club will entertain at a dancing party Monda
evening, December 2.1.
Mr. and Ms. Clemont Chase will entertain nt a large New Year's re
ception for their daughter, Miss Carmcllta Chase. So this makes but
threo large entertainments for the debutante set for the holidays.
Guest from Denmark.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brodegaard enter
tained a number of guests Friday evening
at their country homo near Benson In
honor of Mr, Peter Smtth of Copenhagen,
Denmark, who on that date celebrated
his birthday. The visitor from abroad
formerly resided In Omaha and the guesta
present were chiefly his friends of for
mer years, Including Jllss Schroeder,
Alesdames F. Nonlln. P. Miller, 8.
Schroeder, A. Krelbr.rg. J. Nordln, Messrs.
Peter Smith, J Nordln, Fred Boysen.
Mr. and Mrs. Waldcmar Mlchaelscn.
Mr. and Mrs. John Kyho.
Mr. and Mrs. Axel H. Anderson.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Brodegaard.
Tea for Visitors.
Miss Nell Carpenter was hotess at a
tea this afternoon at her home In lionor
of her guests, Miss ConstaJKC Pearson of
Newark, N. J., and Miss Ellxabeth Grif
fith of Wichita, Knn. Tho rooms were
decorated with narcissus and chrysan
themums. About seventy-five guests called be
tween tho hours of 3:30 and 5:30. Assist
ing through the rooms were:
Carol Howard. Marion Carpenter,
lTfimi Unwunl. Kthel Holmqulst,
Orctchen McConnell, Henrietta Flack,
Helen Itayley or uornnne aenrie,
Sioux City, Henrietta Rees.
Mrs. Gilbert Carpenter.
A pleasant surprise party was given
In honor of Mr. Durwad Stevens at his
home last week. Music and games af
forded the entertainment. Those present
Helen La Simple,
Mr. and Mrs. Bclcw,
Mr. and Mrs. Cries.
W. p. A. Meeting.
The twenty-ninth annual meeting of
the Woman's Christian association will
bo held In the assembly room of . the
Toung Women's Christian association,
Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock. Tho an
nual reports will bo read and the elec
tion of officers for tho coming year will
take place. Tho business meeting will
be followed by a program of musical
nunibeis and readings.
' two Crelghton Dancing clubs will give
i dances this week. The dentin college stud-
SAFETY RAZOR COMPANY, BOSTON
Monday, Dec. 9, 1912.
dancing party holiday week. This an
were many dinner parties, with a very
entn will give a hop at Chamber's on
Tuesday evening, while the Pharmacists
will dance at tho Rome hotel on Wed
nesday evening. This Is the dental de-
partments third of a series of Informal
dancing parties at Chambers academy
The committee In charge promises a sur
prise, the nature of which will be with
hold until the guests arrive at the hall.
Harmony Club Entertained.
Sir. and Mrs. W. U Belby entertained
the members of the Harmony club Satur
day evening. The decorations were In
holly and Christmas greens. Those pres
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Benson,
Mr. and Mrs. H. N. AVood,
Mr. and Mrs. W. 1.. Selby.
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Van Court,
Mr. and Mrs, John llobblns,
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Austin,
Mr. and Mrs. J. I.,. Baker,
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Dinning,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ewlng.
Mr. and Mrs. F. I,. McCoy,
Mr. and Mrs. D. X. Sholes.
Mr. and Mrs". It. D. Pollard,
Mr and Mrs. Ralph Breckenridge,
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bucholz, .
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Dale,
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Peters.
Box Party at Orpheum.
Mrs. Kenneth C. Cameron was hostess
nt a box party at the Orpheum this after
noon for Miss Beatrice Cole, who will be
a December bride. TIip guests were-
John E. Pulver,
Effle Allen, .
Kensington for Miss Encell.
Miss Mabel Hodges will entertain ut a
kenslngton Wednesday afternoon for MJss
Dr. and Mrs. H. M. McClanahun will
entertain at a dinner party this evening
at their home.
Mrs. Carl E. Balbach and Miss Balbacli,
who aro entertaining at a series of bridge
parties, gave the second of the series
this afternoon. Five tables were placed
for the bridge game.
In and Out of the Bee Hive.
Mrs. Frank Reynolds of Lincoln is the
i guest of Miss Vera Reynolds.
Miss Ethel Balance of Plnttsniouth is
the guest of Mrs. Ho waul B. Holmes of
the Dafuyettn apartments.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Levy, arcom-
sets are no different in shaving quality from our
Standard set at $5, but they show how the
Gillette is regarded. Dealers are showing .
Holiday stocks of Gillettes, selected from over
forty ditierent styles every
thing from silver-plated to triple
gold, at $5 to $50. Make your
For a small gift, a Packet of
Gillette Blades at 50c. or $1.00 is
! OMAHA GIRL WHO RETURNED
! SUNDAY FROM EUROPE
Pancl by their daughter, Mrs. Danlet C
?orn' and JIn Korn ot New York
left Sunday for California, where they
will spend the winter.
. Mrs. C. Rusmusscn and daughter. MIsa
Hclgii Itasmussen, returned from Europe
' this morning, arriving In New York Sat
. urday on the steamship United States.
I Thoy left Omaha in June nnd spent the
summer In Deumark, Norway and Sweden.
Mrs. J. E Simpson, accompanied by
her daughter, lreno, and mother, Mrs.
J. C. Petersen, who have been visiting In
Salt I,ako City for a week, leave for
Pocatello, Idaho, Monday, to spend
Chlrstmos. From there they leave for
California to spend tho rest of tho win
ter, returning home In early spring.
Miss Dorothy and Jllss Myrtle Brown,
who have been abroad for some time,
will come home, sailed on January 7 on
tho Izernla from Ixindon. They have
changed tholr plans from spending the
winter In Europe and Miss Dorothy
Brown will return next September to
enter Miss Payne's school, "Calleva
school," at Folkstone, Ky.
Butter Drops Half
Cent at Elgin Monday
Indications that thero may have been
something In the statements pf the mem
bers of the executlvo committee of thu
American Association of Creamery Butter
Manufacturers when they mot in Omaha
a few days ago to the effect that they
wero trying to reduco the prico of their
product carno with a drop of -cent on
the Elgin market yesterday.
Being tho quotation on the wholesale
price the consumer probably will not feel
the effects of the decline for a while at
least. Standard creamery butter at some
stores, however, will be dropped to 4114
cents a pound.
ANDREA TRAZZA IS HELD
ON WHITE SLAVE CHARGE
Andrea Trazza, charged with violation
of tho Mann white slave law, was granted
hlc preliminary hearing before Commis
sioner Daniel, and as a result was bound
over to the federal grand Jury, which con
venes April 13, under bonds of J2.O0O. Im
mediately following tho hearing United
States Marshal Warner removed Trazza
to the county jail. Antonio Chlro, the
woman In the case, otherwise known as
Anna Bisale and Anna Trnzz, was also
bound over as witness under $1,000 bonds.
Key to the Situation Beo Advertising.
! KEEPS YOUK (
Frequent shampoos with Cuticura
Soap, assisted when necessary by
gentle anointings with Cuticura
Ointment, affora thepurcst,swcet
est and most economical method
of toeing the scalp of infants and
children from minor eniptiors,
itchings and scaifrtgs and of es
tabSshmg permanent hair health.
Cuttaro Bws u4t trowt fold Vvmutxnt the
TrorM. ItostttX men) ot toci ifcalhd Int. nlU
sl-p. boo. AHrCxamm,,'Sep. lDaston.
JrTm;r-tfRt m ilMk-m t J ciri'jrs Trllh OlU-
(This Week Only)
for you the
It not only the first time In
Omaha, but the first time in all
AMKUICA, that a PERFECT
VACUUM CLEANEH haa been
offered for so little as $6.76.
The self same model has boon
brlnKing $11 and will again
brlns $12 after this week.
It's a genuine "MICKEL."
Cleaner; Just push it over the
floor and every particle of dust,
grit, moths and disease gnrn.'s
Is Immediately whisked away.
Works on the regular bellowa
No more backaches for the
women of your household; no
more sweeping; no more dirt;
no pulllntr or hauling of furni
ture or removing of carpels or
Have a CIHAN home and
don't KILL yourself to have It!
36.75 is a World
Bsater of a Price
lor a Genuine
Cieaner and YOU
know it. (This week
only, mind you.)
Cor. 15th and Harney
334 Broadway, Council
ExceulTe brain fi(, grip, coryn. ucu
rtlli. rteumutam, taaadaoaei Irom nerr
ooaaea,l&dlgetlcn, grip. ovei-tndulgene,
and paint ot every description ere all
quickly and lately driven away by
trot ittmmlmnti. tntaxicmu or habit tormtn
tir WtceBlrtmiUMTMMdtaof pin.
At All Druggists
AVer's SarsaparMa helps nature
HSagtgg'f Oc & 25c VmMl.Poclttt.Boxt,
to raaxe ncn, red blood. No
Sold for 60 yenra.
Ptrslatent Advertises le the Road to