THE BEE; OMAHA'. " SATURDAY. MARCH 3, 1917.
I Vl March 2
Entertain for' Mr. and Mn. Drake.
Not nntil after Lent will many af
fair! be arranged for the bridal pair,
Mr, and Mrs. Luther Drake. A most
unusual and delightful dinner party,
however, -was given in their honor
by Mr. and Mrs. . W. Dixon at their
home Thursday evening. It is said
on good authority that Mr. Dixon is
the most careful epicure in society
circles,. a fact which makes it a de
light for men of his acquaintance to
receive dinner invitations from him
as a host Men usually are supposed
to be bored by dinners and functions,
you know. There is- also a rumor
that from a famous English cook
book recipes for the toothsome dishes
which appear on the Dixon table are
taken. Last evening's dinner lived
up to the reputation which the charm'
ing southern hospitality of the Dix
ns has acquired. '
In the center of the dinner table
:he hostess had arranged a immature
richl procession. The bride in her
white gown with trailing veil and
shower bouauet ot white swees peas,
was attended by three dainty bride's
maids in costumes of pink, lavender
and yellow. ne bride's maid carried
a shower bouauet of pink sweet peas,
another of violets and the third of
yellow jonauils. Place cards repre'
rented the bride, the bridegroom, the
best man, the ushers and the minister.
Candles of white, lavender, pink and
yellow, tied with nutty tulle bows,
surrounded the narty.
The guests included, in addition to
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Drake, Dr. and
Mrs. J. E. bommers, Mr. and Mrs. t
M. Fairfield. Mr. Frank Hamilton
Mr. EP. Peck, Dr. W. O. Bridges
and Mr. U W. Mull.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard H, Bald
riee will entertain for Mr. and Mrs,
Drake at a box party next Wednes
A very j;i . .-.y home wedding took
place Wedncauay evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Alex U. Beck, when
their daughter, Gertrude Loraine, was
married to Mr. John Pedersen by
Rev. T. A. Maxwell.
The bride was attended by Miss
Margaret ryfe. Miss Charlotte Larre
and Miss Viola Pedersen. TheMisses
Ethel Pettengill, Vera Armstrong,
Mary Pedersen, Una Hansen dressed
in white and carrying shepherdess
crooks, formed the aisle for the pro
Little Mary Lou Fyfe carried the
rings in a lily. Mr. Arthur Beck,
brother of the bride, acted as best
man.' . ,
After the ceremony a wedding sup
per was served. The couple left tor
an eastern-wedding trip and will be at
home after March 15.
Omaha Girls at Inauguration. '
Miss fcva Manoney, umana news
paper woman, who has been in New
York for the last few months, goes
from there to Washington, D. C, to
day for the presidential inauguration.
Miss Mahortey will be one of the
guests at the reception and dinner
dance Vice President and Mrs.
Thomas R. Marshall are giving Mon
day night. Miss Mahoney fo.rmed
acquaintance -with, the Mrashalls in
Omaha on their last visit A number,
of Minneapolis friends of Miss Ma
honey and her sister, Miss May Ma
honey, will be in Washington at the
same time. . '
Mrs. E. F. Riley and daughter, Miss
Edna, leave this evening for Wash
ington, 1). C, to attend the inaugural
ceremonies and visit Miss Florence
Riley, who is attending Trinity col
lege in that city. After a week in
Washington they will go on to New
York and then to Scranton, Pa., and
Buffalo to visit friends, returning in
. about a month. .
' Miss Marie Riley will accompany
Mrs. Riley, and her daughter to New
York, where she will remain to pur
sue her studies at Columbia university-
Bridge for Mrs. Congdon.
Mrs. George B. Thummel inter
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mother, Mrs. George E. Congdon, of
Rochester, N. Y. Yellow tulips
formed the decorations. Mrs. Ihonv
mel was assisted by Miss.Katherine
I hummel. . i esterday Mrs. 1. t,.
Stevens entertained at luncheon at
the Blackstone for Mrs. Congdon,
having as her guests Mesdames
George H, Thummel, W. J. Connell,
,Ben :Wood and M., L. Peters.
Reunion of School Friends.
Miss May Mahoney asked a few old
school friends of Lieutenant D. C.
Patterson in for tea Thursday after
noon as a farewell reunion for the
lieutenant, who leaves today for the
Pacific coast, enroute to Japsn. Lieu
tenant Patterson, who is flag lieuten
ant to the admiral of the Pacific
squadron, has been visiting his par
cnts, Mr. and Mrs. D. C Patterson,
tor the last few weeks-
Alpha Phis Postpone Party.
A number of Alpha Phi alumnae
who were planning to go- to Lincoln
tomorrow for-the annual reunion ban
quet have given up the trip owing to
postponement -of the banquet, due to
the scarlet fever epidemic. Miss Mar
ian Norris is confined to the sorority
house with a severe case of the fever
and the rest of the members have
moved from the house.- Mrs. Norris
wife of Senator Norris, came last
week from. Washington to be with her
Events of the Day. S
Mrs. VV. H. Wheeler entertained the
Original Cooking club at luncheon at
the Omaha club, following which- the
members went to the war relief rooms
to work on hospital supplies.
Mrs. Frank L. Weaver entertained
her bridge club at luncheon at the
Blackstone. Covers were laid for
Pleasures Past. ";' ,
Mr. and Mrs. Owen McCaffrey
At Bargain Prices -From
tinuation of y , :
GOES EAST FOR INAUGURAL
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MISS EDNA RILEY. '
celebrated their thirty-sixth wedding
anniversary by entertaining a number
of relatives and old friends last eve
ning. A great many 1 friends who
were present at the marriage cere
mony joined in the celebration.
Miss Kuth ihompson entertained
yesterday afternoon at a bridge party
ui honor of Mrs. Thomas Moonlight
Murphy of Kansas City.. Three?
tables were placed for the game and
daffodils comprised the decorations
in the parlors and in the diningroom.
Mrs. Ellet Drake and the guest of
honor won the prizes, yhich were
unique quill pens.
At the home ot the bride s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. George Beadle, Wed
nesday afternoon, Mr. Arthur J. Hani,
Sheridan, Wyo and-Miss Mary C.
Beadle were united in marriage by
Rev; R. L. Wheeler of. .the Wheeler
Memorial Presbyterian church. Mrs.
George Davis played the wedding
march. About sixty guests were
present. The house was prettily deco
rated in pink and white carnations,
sweet peas and ferns. Mr. and Mrs.
Ham will make their home in Sheri
dan. The out-of-town guests were:
Mr. and Mrs. James Mitchell and Mr.
and Mrs. Roy 'De Vol of Council
Bluffs, Mrs. E. F. Thompson, York,
Neb.; Mrs. H. M. Harrington, Brad
shaw, Neb., and Mrs, A. P. Cronk,
Everly, la. .
Give to Fund for Girls' Camp.
Mrs. W. - C. Price entertained the
W. W.' club' at a 1 o'clock luncheon
at her home Wednesday. Table deco
rations were in pink tulips. Each
member of the club contributed to the
Young Women's Christian association
fund for a summer home.
Miss Edith Sharp and Mr. Fred C.
Carlson were united in marriage Wed
nesday evening by Rev. M. V. Higbee
at his home, 2011 Maple street. The
young couple will make their home
for the present, with the bride's
mother at 2447 Pinkney street.
Mrs. E. J. vMcAdams will enter
tain i her , bridge . club Thursday,
MarchlSI The, meeting was post
poned from yesterday.
The Misses Meliora and Elizabeth
Davis entertained the Trinity Cathe
dral Altar guild a. their home. The
members sewed for a bazaar, which
will be given after Lent.
Mrs. B. Woolstencroft will be host
ess for the Sojourners club of Malva
White Shrine Tuesday afternoon at
her home, 324 Nortfy Twenty-fifth
street. The hostess will be assisted
by Mrs.;-A. '.P. Brady,. -Mrs. H. C.
Barton and Mrs: H.'M. Binder.'
Mrs. W. A.-Willard.will be hostess
for the Alpha Phi sorority at hef
home Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. WJ. Culley will en
tertain tomorrow evening in honor of
Mrs. Violet Adams Hall ot St. Louis,
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takn Sans tlnw pr dnr aito aaals wOl lacraaaa Ik atnacth a4 asfcraaca ( vaak.
harvaus, run-down Mka, 200 par .ant la two
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da arar harm than goad. Taka aal ortuite
uila city or Shot-man McCoaaall Drui Staraa
who has been her .touse guest fi r the
last week, and Mrs. Thomas Moon
light Murphy of Ka.isss City, who is
visiting her parents. Covers will be
laid for twelve guests. Tl ir noon
Mrs. Singleton Schmeitzer of Fort
Omaha entertained for Mrs. Hall at
a luncheon at the Blackstone. '
Auto Week Visitors.
Miss Genevieve Morgan of Bassett,
Neb., is the guest of Miss Jessie
Prof, and Mrs. Edward St Luce and
daughter of Lincoln are spending a-1
few days in Omaha.
By DOROTHY DIX.
In all the many mistaken theories
of life that - women hold there is
none, perhaps, that has worked so
much harm to themselves and others
as the prevailing idea that there is
something peculiarly feminine and
angelic in cherishing and brooding
over a sorrow.
"Men must work, and women
must weep, so runs the world away,"
says the poem, and women have
faithfully believed that they were
never so fully doing their full duty
as when they were sit tine uo and
sobbing into their best pocket hand
' Indeed, the ability to grieve long,
inconsolably and senselessly, has be
come an exclusive feminine charac
teristic, and women not onlv culti
vate it in themselves, but they ad
mire it in other women. They think
well of a sister who "doesn't get
They praise her whose heart Is
buried in the grave of a worthless
and drunken husband. They"-have
a peculiar tenderness for spinsters
who pine for forty or fifty years for
the faithless lovers who deserted
them and, in short, it may be said
that a woman's ideal of her sex is a
melancholy creature in bombazine
and crepe, who, after some misfortune-
never smiles again,
A woman who is jolly, and who
show a disposition to throw off
trouble, and take a bright and cheery
view of the world, is always re
garded with suspicion by other
It is this idea that a woman's tears
are accounted unto her for righteous
ness that causes women who formu
late the laws of society to make a
cult of grief. When a member of
a family dies, custom causes the
women of the household to shroud
themselves in unwholesome black
garments that are an ever-present
reminder of their sorrow.
They must darken the house and
shut out God's blessed sunlight. They
must lock the miano, that there may
be no music to lighten their sad
hearts; they must go nowhere save
to the cemetery, where the sight of
the new-made grave tears the
wounds open afresh; they must see
nobody except the old friends' and
relatives, whos?" very sympathy
quickens' the agony of memory and
The result Is inevitable. The very
touch and sight of the gruesome
black clothes, the darkened and
gloomy house, the absence of every
thing that could distract one's atten
tion from their sorrow, engenders a
morbidness of grief in women that
and Professional Dressmakers
' will be invited to view' this 1 '
; First .
; Authoritative Showing
of the Most Favored Silks
v-' 'V ..:t':- ' ' ; ,. -' .-
Now, , when Fashion has awakened from her un
certain mood regarding her favorites for Spring
and Summer---we announce "the most com
plete showing of Silks that occupy first place
We cordially invite you
. to view thi8 display
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you never see in any sane man.
so tar. however, irom perceiving
that man's attitude on this subject is
the graver, the kinder and more con
siderate to his fellow creatures and
the - more Christian, women- take
credit to themselves for grievJng
more for their dead,; and are bitter
in their denunciation of men for so
It is an unjust charge. Nobody
who has ever loved and lost ever
forgets, but men are wise enough to
know that there is no merit in mak
ing themselves needlessly unhappy
or of brooding over hopeless sor
rows, and so they deliberately go to
work to distract their minds from
their grief' while women devote
themselves to feeding upon their
Bad as this is for the woman indi
vidually and it wracks her nerves
and ' darkens her days its worst
phase is the injustice it does to oth
ers, for in her loyalty to the dead a
woman is often a traitor to the living.
One of the saddest tragedies that
I ever knew was the breaking up of
a happy home through the death of
a baby. To the mother all the joy
and interest and happiness in the
world seemed buried in the .tiny
grave, and she spent her days and
nights, for weeks and -.months,', sor
rowing oyer the little bed arid weep
ing over the little broken playthings.
The husband waS a gay, handsome,
pleasure-loving young , fellow to
BRAND EI S- ST O
Advance Spring Models
fj.int By La Raconteuse
stunning sport coat
i in red woo jersey
featured in the
deep roll collar,
the cuffs and '
This is unique
because of the
on the sides,
for it flares
from the sides,
the barrel drape
of the season.
whom the coming of the baby had
been but an incident, not the whole
of life, and, while he grieved over its
loss, it did not quench his interest
in other things, and in a little while
he wanted to go back to his old
amusements and occupations.. .
Absorbed . in her ' sorrow, and
drowned in her tears, his wife refused
to go with hint, and remained at
home to nurse her grief. At first the
husband tried to cheer her and com
fort her, but by and by he became
weary of her morbidness, and, tired
of coming home to a melancholy wife
and a gloomy house, he drifted away
from her, until, all too late, the wife
woke up at last to find that she had
lost both husband and child.
This is not an isolated case. Many
a woman, in her grief over the death
of her father or mother, forgets the
duty she owes her husband and her
children. Mant woman whose own
heart is heavy goes about laying the
burden of her grief on all she meets,
for there is no selfishness like the sel
fishness of sorrow, that is so ab
sorbed in Its own woe that it is ready
to sacrifice everything and every
body to it.'
li - women's tears andi entreaties
could bring back their lost they would
be justified in storming heaven with
their lamentations, butjsince we can-'
not win again our best beloved who
have gone from us, it is surely better
to make the living happy than it is
to weep over the dead.
1 Details will be published ,
. in Sunday's advertisements
Advance models in women's
spring shoes are ready ready to
harmonize pleasantly with the many
varied and novel effects of the new
yogue in women's dress. No disap
pointments lurk In the showing for
it is broad beyond the telling.
materials and all effects that
are appropriate for all occasions;'
Ideas that blend happily and meet
the exacting requirements of women
who know what's what.
Contrasts Weirdly With Pari
sian Paralysis In Times of
AMERICANS ACT, NOT TALK
By A. R. CROH. , - . "
The wonderful recuperative power
of the Americans and particularly of
us western Americans struck me as
I watched the clearing up of the de
bris of the big fire at Fifteenth and
Scarcely were the ruins cold when
many men with wagons were busy,
hauling away the bricks and iron col
umns and charred timbers,
The second day after the fire there
was still greater activity. - Signs told
where the burned-out firms had estab
lished temporary headquarters. A
little house had' beer, built and even
E aimed for the contractor's office. A
ig sign stated "Laborers Wanted."
Coils of steel cable and wagonloads
of lumber were on the ground.
it reminded me of a contrasting
scene that a man whom I knpw very
well witnessed in dear old Paris a
few years ago. This man (whose
name modesty forbids sue to men
tion) wrote down his impression of
the incident at the time, as follows:
"A street car I was oh yesterday
struck a truck slight blow. There was
no damage except a tiny dent in the
car's dashboard, but they kept the
whole liile tied up for an hour, i .
. The Mishap Ritual. '
"First they led the horse to one
side and unhitched him from the
truck. A number of gendarmes ar
rived and solemnly examined the dent
in the dashboard. They consulted
gravely. Their manner seemed to
say: 'The holocauat is terrible, but
the republic still lives and Paris shall
yet rise from this blow, even more
beautiful than before,' One of the
gendarmes measured the detyt and
found it about thesize of his hand.
"The motorman and conducteur
Saturday The Last Day
the Foot Specialist Will
on the Sole
Hava you sudden
a r a m p a In th
tool and Sati
back of them
paina In tha
heelf, ankloa and
llrabai weak ank
toei; hot, tender,
oua feet ; any foot
trouble! at all?
If ao, do not fall
to lea the Scholl
foot expert at
The Haddorf f
Enables anyone even a child to play
with perfect technique anything from
the simplest song to the -most difficult
classic. The controlling devices make
possible the widest range of musical ex
pression, permitting the one playing to
give his own interpretation as freely as .
though his own fingers touched the keys.
Haddorf f Music House
Factory Stora; 1807 Farnam Street. .. .
" "WATCH OUR WINDOWS" " , " '
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets Get at
. the Cause and Remove It
Dr. Edwards' Olive Jabltts. the sub
stitute or calomel, act gently on the
bowels and positively do the work.
People afflicted with bad breath find
quick relief through . Dr. Edwards'
Olive Tablets. The pleasant, sugar
coated tablets are taken for bad breath
by all who know them. 1 .
Dr. tdwards Olive Tablets act gen
tly but firmly on the bowels and liver,
stimulatinz them to natural action.
clearing the blood and gently purifying
the entire system. They do that which
dangerous calomel does without any of
the bad after effects.
All the benefits of nasty, sickening,
griping cathartics are derived from Dr.
Edwards' Olive Tablets without grip
ing, pain or any disagreeable effects.
Dr. . F. M. Edwards discovered the
formula after seventeen years of prac
tice among patients afflicted with bowel
and liver complaint with the attendant
bad breath. , '
Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets are pure
ly a vegetable compound mixed with
olive oil ; you will know them by their
olive color. Take one or. two every
night for a week and note the effect
10c and 25c per box. All druggists, ,
were explaining, with many gestures',
to the excited crowd of citizens just
how the accident had happened. The
driver of the truck suddenly found
himself a hero and was relating his
awful, his overpowering feelings at
the terrible moment of the impact.
. "Presently arrived another officer,
evidently of higher rank. He in
spected the dent minutely. He
mounted the platform and examined
it from the other side. He pressed
on the dent with. his finger tins, but
found he could not push it back into
shape. He seemed to wish to make
a diagram of it or possibly take a
plaster cast. I thought they were go
ing to send for1 an artist to paint it
and a sculptor to 'sculp' it But we
The Way of Paris. ;
All this, please understand, is j
merely by way of contrast and not
derogatory to those dear French.
For this man admires the French. He
loves every gesture in their arms.
He loves every waxed hair in their
moustaches. And as for Paris! Ooo,
la, la I It is, indeed, "la ville du monde."
Paris wouldn't be Paris if her people
didn't act just as they did act in this
But the point is that we, here in
America, accept facts without super
fluous discussion and lose no time in ,
repairing disaster. The tornado" is .
another example of the same thing. .
A year after that occurred nearly all
trace of if hart disappeared and its
ath was marked by new and more
" 1 1 i 1 1
Funeral of Mrs. Emerson
To Be SaturdayvAfternoon
The funeral of the late Mrs, Mary
E. Emerson will be held at the family
residence, 5837 Florence boulevard, at
2 o'clock Saturday xfternoon. Rev.
T. J. Mackay will officiate. He will
also conduct the service at the Foresf I
uwn crematory cnapei, wnere wc
hnrlv will tin takn fnr fremattnn.
, Mrs. Emerson is survived by two
sons with families: John T. Emerson
of Detroit and Ralph W. Emerson, .
long a resident of this city. '
The following friends and neigh- '
bors will act as pallbearers at the
funeral: D. W.' McCafferty, A. D. .
Northrup, W. H. Flinn, C S. Rain- S
bolt, J. V. Hensman, William J. '"
Brennan. t . . .,-.. r.
Be at Burgess-Nash
W HATEVER your foot ailments may;
be, you can learn how to overcome ?
them if you will visit the Scholl foot ex
pert now at Burgess-Nash. He is from'
the office of "Dr. Wm. M. Scholl, the
world renowned foot specialist, and will
be here Saturday only. " Whether , you .
have ever tried any treatment for your
foot troubles or not, it will be to your ad
vantage to come in Saturday-while the
expert is here and let him inspect your,
feet. . . ; . 1 . ,i
His Sryices Are Free V
I .There will be no charge Whatever no obi-
gation on your part. The services of the expert
are' entirely free and you will not even be asked
to purchase anything. -It Is Just a service feature
of our shoe section. We want every reader of
this newspaper to know how easy it is. to be
freed from foot troubles. The foot expert will
be in our Shoe Department Saturday. v
. Come early in the day to as to be sure of
the most careful and thorough attention. If you''
have friends with' foot . troubles bring them;
'in, too.- . - ; . .'' ;?,- ,v
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