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In honor of Miss Florence Putman a gracious company of pretty
young girls were entertained in a 'charming manner by Miss Bessie
Hayden on Friday afternoon. The hours sped swiftly by in a strug
gle for the prize at high five. At the close of the game dainty re
freshments were served to Miss Florence Putnam, Sadie Burnham,
Helen Welch, Almie Nesbit, Margie Winger, Laura Houtz, Laura
FisKe, Ella Harper, Emma Outcalt, Jennie McFarland, Viola Gray,
Ethel Appleget, Clara Quick, Maggie Whedon, Fannie Maulo, Flor
ence Maule, May Honeywell, Hattie Imhoff, Edna Harley, Clara
Buckstaff, Sydney Murphey, Jessie Lansing, Rose Foster, Bernico
Becker and Adthe Whiting.
E. P, Roggen of Omaha waB at tho Capital Thursday.
Miss May Honey well has issued invitations for a party Monday
The home of Miss Aimee Nesbit was a scene of gaiety and pleas
ure Thursday afternoon, the occasion being a party given in honor
of Misses Florence and Fanny Maule. The young girls spent a most
delightful afternoon with games and music. At five o'clock they
were invited to the dining room where the most tempting refresh
ments awaited them. Miss Nesbit's guest were Misses Florence
Maule, Fannie Maule, Bessie Hayden, Sadie Burnham, Florence
Putman, Emma Outcalt, Blanche Hargreaves, Ella Harper, Laura
Fiske, May Honeywell, Rose Foster, Margie Winger, Addie Whiting
and Catharine Odell.
Mrs. E. Metcalf of Ohiowa is in the city.
Rev. T. M. Perkins went to Lacoma, la.. Wednesday.
Supt. J. T. Morey and wife of Kearney are in attendance at the
Supt. J. A. Hornberger and wife are in tho city.
One of the most enjoyable affairs which has brightened the holi
day season was the Empire hop at the Lansing hall on Wednesday
evening. The hours passed so happily that the merry dancers hard
ly realized how the evening had slipped away. The dances given by
this club are always looked forward to with a great deal of pleasure
and the one Wednesday evening, like its predecessors, was a great
Miss Marguerite Brannon, of Ord, was in the city this week.
Prof. H. H. Nicholson went to Chicago Wednesday.
Miss Grace Griffith has returned from Chicago where she has
been for several weeks.
W. Morton Smith is on the sick list.
The next party given by the Cotilion club will occur New Year's
Eve. at.the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Buckstaff.
D. H. Stearns of Portland, Ore., is in the city on business.
The members of tho Princeton Glee club left many fluttering
hearts in Lincoln.
Prof, and Mrs. Howell are in Denver.
G. W. Holdredge, Chas. J. Green and A. B. Smith came down from
Omaha Thursday to attend the funeral of Mr. Marquett.
Governor-elect Holcomb has engaged rooms at the Lindell hotel
for the winter.
The primary department of the First Presbyterian church held a
enjoyable gathering at the church on Friday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs: D. Shilling left Friday for Chicago.
Judge J. E. Ong of Geneva is registered at the Capital.
Judge A. R. Keim of .Falls Cityvwaat tho Lindell Thursday.
H. T. Clarke came down from Omaha Thursday.
Hon. T. J. Majors is in tho city.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wright were at home to a large number of
friends on Saturday evening.
Miss Blanche Hargreaves entertained a number of young friends
at her home on Thursday evening. The parlors were prettily decor
ated with holly. Games and music furnished the amusement of the
T. P. Jones of Falls City is registered at the Windsor.
At the Lansing.
Sol Smith Russell in "The Heir-at Law" at the Lansing opera
house next Thursday evening, when the friends and admirers of Mr.
Sol Smith Russell will have an opportunity of welcoming this artiste
in the classic old comedy "The Heir-at-Law.' This is an event to
which much interest is attached on account of its marking the in
vasion of the field of old English comedy by Mr. Russel, his first
assumption of the role of Dr. Pangloas. The play, which is now
nearly a hundred years old, had its first production in 1797 at the
London Haymarket. This delightful old comedy has been made
familiar to latter-day theatre goers by Joseph Jefferson. A good
supporting company accompanies Mr. Russell, which includes Chas.
Mackay, Alfred Hudson, Chas. Smiley, Hugh Harting, Miss Harriet
Ford, Kate Ryan, also Kate and Annie Blancke.
The presentation of "A German Soldier," Harry W. Emmett s
latest success by James A. Reilly and his company of sterling quali
ties at the Lansing theatre tonight promises to be a memorable one
to the fire department of this city from the fact that one will de
monstrate his popularity and be the happy recipitant of the most
handsome telling water service to be obtained in the city. It has a
valuation of $75 and can be seen in the windows of Trickey & Co.
Reilly and his son Robbie will introduce their original and sweet
vocal compositions entitled "I Love My Pader land," "You Doa't
Know," "Remember Dot You Vas a German Soldier, "Only One
Name That I Hear," "Little Baby-True, "As Long as the Sun Will
Shine," etc. etc.
The great Sandow will make his first appearance in this city at
the Lansing theatre New Years afternoon and night at the head of
his own company, which has won distinction and favor everywhere.
It is called the "Sandow Trocadero Vaudevilles" and apart from the
great athelete himself, is composed of artists, who have won great
reputations in their respective lines. The organization includes:
The Lucifers, grotesques from the principal music halls of London;
Tom Browne, the eminent double-note whistler; Billy Van, comedian,
for several years principal comedian with Primrose 4 West; Mile.
Marguerite, the beautiful and accomplished equilibrist, her first
appearance in America; Miss Scottie, the clever calculator and card
playing collie dog exhibiting the highest animal intelligence ever
attained; Ben Dunham (late Mario fc Dunham) the premier bar per
former of the world; A mann, Europe's greatest facial mimic giving
life-like reproductions of world-famous men; the marvelous Jordan
Family, astonishing aerial acrobats in indescribable feats; and the
peerless Sandow in his remarkable acts of strength, which have so
astonished the world.
The event of the season in this city will occur on Saturday,
January 5, at the Lansing theatre, when the favorite comedy-drama
"The Charity Ball" will be produced on an elaborate scale. This
play is probably one of the most powerful thathas ever been pre
sented in our city and will call forth an immense audience.