Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, June 06, 1916, Page 7, Image 7

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Society Notes -:- Personal Gossip Entertainments -:- Club Doings
Miss Margaret McPherson Married
at "Auburn," Country Home
of Family.
There is something about a soutli
frn wedding in the ancestral home of
the bride that gives a thrilling touch
of romance that even the tnokt stolid
northerner cannot resist. Sentiment
is especially moved when the heroine
has been a local favorite, distinguish
ing herself in mimical a well as so
cial circles, as did Miss Margaret Mc
Pherson, who was married to Mr. C'le
I me n t Kdward Gardiner Saturday at
' Thurrnont, Md.
The wedding was in keeping with
- ii ,j'r traditions of the old southern line
of this Omaha born and reared girl,
marrying her in the manner in which
her jyand dames have been given in
marriage back into colonial times.
There was the same procession down
the same staircabc, through the hall
and into the drawing room where the
I bride's ancestors bad been hosts to
the bearers of the greatest names in
' ur history.
Old McPherson Home.
The Garclincr-Mcl'herson wedding
was solemnized at "Auburn," the old
Jiome of the Mcl'hersons of Mary
land. The bride wore a white satin
end net gown, overdraped with princ
ess lace. The only ornament worn
was the bridegroom's gift, a bar of
rmeralds and diamonds, and the
f bridal bouquet was a shower of lilies
of the- valley. The matron of honor,
Mrs. William Smith Mcl'herson, was
gowned in cream colored net and
green chiffon. The bridegroom's
(sister, Miss Mary Gardiner, was maid
j of honor, and she wore a gown of pale
I green net. Both matron and maid of
" honor carried old fashioned bouquets
of roses. Miss Gretchen McConnell
of Omaha and Miss Dorothy Giles of
Cold Spring-On-Hudaon, the two
bridesmaids, were gowned in white
net frocks with large white picture
hats trimmed with pale green, and
they carried baskets of June roses.
The hall and old colonial staircase
of "Auburn" were banked with moun
tain laurel, pink peonies and pink
roses, with a profusion of the flow
ers in the living rooms.
Wedding Guests.
Among the wedding guests were
Miss Gretchen McConnell of Omaha,
Mrs. Clement E. Gardiner, Miss
Helen Gardiner, Miss Mary Gardiner
and Mr. Arthur Gardiner, all of Gar
den City, L. I.; Mr. and Mrs. William
Smith McPherson, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Buchanan Mcl'herson, jr., of
Masters, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
f Peters, jr.; Miss Miriam Byte I of Gar
" den City; Mrs. Joseph Clarkson of
Kenosha, Wis.; Miss Nancy Dorsey
4 of Louisville; Miss Roberta White-
. tnrlf nf Kaltimnre: Colonel and Mrs.
Buchanan Schley of Hagerstown,
Md.; General James Buchanan of
Washington, D. C, and Dr. and Mrs.
Woods of Baltimore.
Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner will make
their future home at Garden City,
Long Island.
Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary.
The fiftieth anniversary of the wed
ding of Mr. and Mrs. Kdwin Hindley
was celebrated at their home in Ben
sonhurst Saturday evening. There
were present all of the children and
grandchildren of the couple. The aft
ernoon was spent in exchanging ex
periences and ended in a splendid ban
quet. The tahle was profusely deco
rated with floral offerings of friends
and neighbors, roses, peonies and
daisies. ,
Mr. Hindley will be 75 years old
this fall. He came to Nebraska fifty
years ago and has been a resident of
this state ever since. Mrs. Hindley
was 74 years old in May. She came
to Nebraska fifty years ago, meeting
Mr. Hindley at Omaha, where they
were married in the old Farnam house
by Rev. Kountzc of Chicago.
They were among the early settlers
of the state and moved to Pontenelle,
Neb., where their son, Carl, was born,
and later took up a homestead in
Grant township. In they re
moved to a farm smith of Blair, where
they lived fur twelve years, and then j
removed to Omaha. j
Thoe attending the festivities were;
Puts Roses In Your Checks
A pretty fk!n the cxUL-nce f dv.mhnos arul
.;!oiti health Jitin;;ubhcs the wvnun who Uses
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Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Hindley of Blair
Bnd family Dermic, George, Leon,
Helen, Grace, Stella, Lilyan and Ned
die, and Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Bigford
of Omaha and family Kdwin, Willard
and Marion.
Convent of Mercy Officers.
Miss Ruth Howard was elected
president of the Convent of Mercy
Alumnae association at the annual
meeting luncheon held Saturday at the
Hotel Fontenelle. Miss Marie Martin
is vice president, Miss Frances Dele
hanty secretary and Mis Frances
Lagan treasurer.
Regent Entertains Daughters.
Mrs. William Archibald Smith, re
gent of Major Isaac Sadler chapter of
the Daughters of the American Revo
lution, has issued invitations for a
musicalc-tea, to be given at her home
Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, com
plimentary to the Daughters.
Engagement Announced.
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Davey of Ben
son announce the engagement of their
daughter, Miss Ruby Davey, and Mr.
Harold Reed. The wedding will be a
large church affair about the middle
of July, after which the young people
will make their home in Omaha.
Columbian Club News.
Th Columbian club of the Sacred
Heart parish will give two entertain
ments at their hall this week. The
first will be an evening card party
Tuesday. On Wednesday afternoon
Mesdames J.i F.. Farrell and W. A.
Roberts will be hostesses at another
card party.
Rehearsal Dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bloom will
give a dinner at their home this eve
ning, preceding the wedding rehear
sal of their daughter Anne at the Im
manuel Lutheran church. The honor
guests will be the future bride and
bridegroom, Miss Anne Bloom and
Mr. Bernard Johnson, and their at
tendants, Mrs. Raymond Stromburg,
Miss KHen Bloom, Miss Olga Back
man of Galesburg, 111.; Miss Florence
Almquist of Wahoo, Miss Margaret
Liljenstolpe, Mr. John Mullen, Mr.
A. W. Bloom, Mr. Raymond Strom
burg, Mr. Charles W. Keller and Mr.
Lenus Sjolin.
Ad Men in Society.
Mr. Harry Doorly will be host to
some sixty eastern ad men this after
noon and evening at the Country club
at an affair given by the newspaper
men of Nebraska, including a golf
meeting at 4:30 o'clock, followed by
dinner at the club.
For Miss Met.
Mjss Marion Kuhn was hostess at
her "home this afternoon at bridge
to two tables, followed by 5 o'clock
tea. The affair was in honor of Miss
Harriet Metz, a bride of the week.
The living rooms were decorated
with peonies and the tea table with
pink sweet peas.
Yesterday Mr. and Mrs. Charles E.
Met entertained at a motoring pic
nic for the bridal party. One of the
hen t'ut.wty"
enjoyable features of the affair was
the stopping at the Van Brunt farm
near Council Bluffs for supper.
For June Brides.
Miss Grace McDonald, who will be
married to Mr. Frank Davis this
June, will be entertained this evening
witli her bridal party at the home oi
Dr. and Mrs. F.. A. Van Fleet. After
a small informal dinner party many
young friends of the bride will conn
tor an evening's entertainment with
the promise of a unique surprise for
the honor guest.
Les Amies Notes.
Mrs. Charles Weber entertained
Les Amies Whist club at her home
Saturday afternoon. Prizes were won
by Miss Kheta Rasniusseu and Miss
May M, Rasniusseu. The club will
meet in two weeks with Mrs. C, A.
Mc Kenie.
Social Gossip,
M iss Josephine Congdon i expected
home from Vassar college Friday
morning for the wedding of her sister.
Miss Elizabeth Congdon, ami Mr.
Robert 1'organ of Unuigo. Mr. I'or
g;tn. Mr. David 1'organ and Mr, Philip
Kyder, also ot t bicago, arc oxpeclei
on the same train.
At Brownell Hall.
A imistraic will be gven this eve
ning at Brownell Hall in honor of the
graduating class. Following the mu
sical program, which will be from 8
to 'i o'clock, a reception will be held
from 9 to II. In the receiving line
will be Miss Euphemia Johnson, Rt.
Rev. Arthur L. Williams and Mrs.
Williams and the senior class. The
seniors and students on the program
Milium Mltr
MllrlrM Crumm, Ulnrtyn Oj,hnrii,
Allen Korl. HMeu Cnon,
Marlorl KlrhoUon, Marnuprll Hhurp!,
( III. Hnililla, Alma Mlrhnnrr.
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At the Field Club.
Among the diners at the Field club
Sunday evening were Mr. and Mrs.
George P. Wright, who had seven
guests. Parties to six were given by
Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Ingwersen and Mr.
L. R. Metz; hosts to four were Mr.
Herbert Cohn, Mr. Fred B. Dale, Dr.
D. H. Mithen, Mr. A. H. Fetters, Mr.
W. L. Walsh, Mr. W. T. Lawrrencc
and Mr. Robert H. Mauley. Other
diners were the L. M. Pegaus, Mr. C.
B. Liver, Mr. George P. Wilson, Dr.
K. C. Henry, Mr. G. H. Conant, Mr.
C. W. C arlson, Mr. R. W. Cham
berlin, Mr. F". P. Loomis and Judge
At the Saturday dinner-dance, Mrs.
B. L. Irons will be hostess to four
teen. Personal Mention.
Mrs. A. W. Young of Vero, Fla.,
is the guest of her brother, Mr. Ar
thur A. Daly.
Mrs. James R. Blakely and daugh
ter, Mary Anne, of Kansas City are
visiting Mrs. J. J. Casey.
Miss Mabel Shouert is spending a
few weeks at Excelsior Springs and
with friends in Kansas City.
Guest Entertained.
Mrs. Charles J. Hubbard gave the
first of her Kensington teas this aft
ernoon at her home. The second will
be given Saturday and another some
time next week. The affairs are in
honor of Mrs. Hubbard's mother,
Mrs. M. A. Woodruff of California,
who is leaving to spend the summer
in the east after a three months' visit
in Omaha.
At the Country Club.
The Sunday reservations at the
Country club were six for Mr. E. A.
Cope; Dr. VV. O. Bridges and Mr.
Newman Benson, five each; General
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Italy and England mny soon he al
lied, not only by the bonds of war,
but by a royal marriage as well, if the
reports of the engagement of Princess
olande of Italy to F'dwnrd of Wales,
'rnue of Wales, are true.
The 22-year-old Prime of Wales
visited Rome a tew week's ago and
then made a trip to the Italian front,
where he was the guest of King Vic
tor Emmanuel. After his return the
king is said to have summoned the
princess, with the queen, to army
headquarters, to extend his congratu
lations. It was while returning from
this visit that the queen and Princess
Jolande narrowly escaped death when
Austrian aviators attacked their train.
The Princess Jolande celebrated her
15th birthday June I. She is said to
be extremely popular with the Italian
people. Interest in the reported en
gagement centers in the fact that the
bonds of friendship between two of
the allies would be materially
strengthened by the marriage.
G. II. Harris was host to a party of
four, and other reservations for four
were made for Miss Ida Sharp, Mr.
and Mrs. T. J. Stewart, 2d, and Mr.
Leo C. Robinson. Mr. V. . Lake,
Mr. Ben Wharton and the K. H.
Spragues entertained small parties.
Dr. Le Roy Crummcr gives a dinner
this evening to six and on Wednesday
evening, Mrs. J. F. Yates will be host
ess to eleven.
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Grand Army Veterans Hold An All
Day Session Celebrating
Fortieth Anniversary.
Out in Ilaii.'.coia park yesterday
afternoon, in the shade of the
branches of the spreading oaks, mem
bers of George V t.utcr post, (irand
Army of the Republic, celebrated the
fortieth anniversary ol the organiza
tion. There was a tegular program,
but before it was completed the vet
erans were treated to a most pleasant
surprise. It came about in this man
ner ;
There had been the picnic dinner
and Judge F'stelle had entertained tl'r
veterans with a talk in whnh he as
set ted that he was for peat c and
against war, mi long as peace can he
maintained with honor,
Following the addiess b Judge l"s
telle, M.J. Feenan read a paper, Riv
ing the bistcwy of Luster post, tiinan
icd with seventeen charter members.
Then J I) MiKenna. the son of Mrs.
Mary McKenna, the only charier
members of (he Custer Relief lotps,
member of the Custer Relief cotps.
sponding with "Battles of Matri
mony," after being encored Follow
ing this Miss Clara Fenian read the
history of the ccupn and it was Mii
posed that this ended the program,
inn the best thing to tome remained
and it came a a surprise.
History of the Corps.
Mrs. leiinie ICbersole is president ol
the relief corps and upon the con
clusion f the reading of the history
ol the organization by Miss Frrnmi.
she stepped onto the platform and
asked permission to say a few words.
Mie requested the members ot Luster
post to line, up on the south side of
the platform, after which she spoke to
them briefly, recounting their war ex
perience and the hardships encoun
tered. Then she called to one of lirr
i orp associates, w ho proceeded to the
platform, bearing a regulation Grand
Army flag of the purest silk.
As the flag was unfurled and its
folds were caught up by the breee, in
a most appropriate speech Mrs. liber
sole presented it to the post is the
gift of the relief corps. It came as a
complete suprise and it was some
time before Emory W. Johnson, post
commander, could collect his
thoughts sufficiently to make the
speech of acceptance. However, he
made a neat little talk that was loudly
applauded. His acceptance! was fol
lowed by one by Gus Lockner, chair
man of the meeting.
All-Day Session,
The anniversary gathering of ( lis
ter post members was practically an
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all-day affair. The veterans went to
the park early in the day, accompa
nied by members of the Custer Relief
corps, a number of the Spanish
American wsr veterans, Sons of Vet-
lerans and rniicircit ot mcmoers or inc
j various organizations. Until the hour
'for the exercises it was a sort of a
.family gathering Tales of the war
ami tales of pioneer days in Nebraska
were told and all who were present
enjoyed themselves, and at one time
! there were close to 101) scattered
about on the grass in the shade of the
I. ate in the atternoon there was a
BEDS-Only $4.75
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4, I'asnrriRPr l.aun HwingB, bent
hardwood, painted and well braced,
'Xtra largf niae $3,75
Child's Pwlns, Just like hirge imp,
only $1.75
Porch SmlngH, the hem and sirong
eM nmdi rompleie wlili chains,
hooks, etc.; In 8 sizes, 3'A foot, four
and five foot. .$3. $2.50- $2.05
10 Canvas Condi llnminurki,
khaki color, with best uprlngs,
chains, etc., romplftf, only, $0.50
flood Canvas Couch Hammock.
$5.00 nd $5.75
$25 Real Hfe4 Hnly Carriages,
gondola i"tylt and reverslbb? body,
artillery wheels, large hood.,. $15
ftood Heed linby Csrrlnge. $10
"id $12.50 for Monday. Folding
.Sulkies , $3,50 Folding (io-
carts $4.50
Heavy 2-Inch Post Vernla Martin
Beds $4.75
(kind Link Fabric. Hprlngs on sale,
at $3.50
$3.00 Vernls Martin Beds, extra
he-avy; only $6.50
Sale of Dressers
fiolden oak, waxed or fumed nnk
Drussers; nveral odd patterns;
also some mahogany, large sizes,
worth 1S up to $:2.0((, on sale
for $15.50
Cheaper DrossfTS, each $9.50
o $12.53
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speech by Moses P. O'Brien, the old
est member of the Sons of Veterans,
and a recounting of incidents in con
nection with the early days of Custer
post, M. R. Risdon doing most of the
talking, he bring one of the three liv
ing charter members.
Confirmation Reception.
Mr. and Mrs. I, Friedman will be
"at home" Wednesday afternoon and
evening, in honor of the confirmation
of their daughter, Bessie.
Bee Want Ads Produce Results.
Make it a point to compare qual
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week In
Omaha's Hardware
Bargain Center
White Mountain Refrigerator, the
chest with the chill In it. at.. $35.00
Pure linked white finish Inside,
golden oak finish case, at $10.50
(iiirhind High Oven Gas
UatiKcs $33.60
larliiud I-ow Oven Gas Ranges, 18-
Inch ovens $10.50
Large Two-Burner Ovens, plain
door $1.98
Imth" Two-Burner Ovens, glass
door $2.69
(ienuine O Odar Mop, triangular In
shape, medium size, for 59c
Wool Wall Duster, large bIip,
whltf ,..89c
(). K. Washing Machine $5.98
Folding Ironing Boards 98c
5 ft. Ktep Ladder, plain 89c
B ft. Htcp Ladders, braced ... ,$1.29
Screens for Windows, adjustable.
19c, 29c and 39e
Black Serepn Wire, square foot..2o
Galvanized Screen mire, square
foot 3c
.Screen doors, hardwood doors.. 98c
Screen doors, oil finish $1.29
18 Inch Ball Bearing Lawn Mow-
rs $3.75
Ideal Electric Irons, fully war
ranted , $1.98
lO qtiart Aluminum Preserving Ket
tle $1.19
4 -quart Aluminum Preserving Ket
tle 89c
Garden Hose, 6 ply,, complete with
coupling, half Inch, per foot....7e
Oorden Hose, 8-ply, complete with
coupling, three-quartr Inch, per
foot 9c
10-gallon Galvanised Garbage
Cans 98c
16 Innh Lawn Mower, fully war
ranted $3.29
Floral Bets, 3 piece set 39c
Real bargains like this
come only once in a blue
moon. Frankly we
never expect to repeat
this offer an absolute
ly perfect, guaranteed
G. E. Electric Iron and
a handsome G. E. Elec
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