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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 13, 1916)
Society Notes -:- Personal Gossip -.- Entertainments Club Doings
Replete with Sentiment Are the
Huptiali of Former Queen of
PINK COLOB PBEDOMHTATES
By MELLIFICIA. Jbne 13.
Beautiful in the extreme and replete
with family sentiment was the wed
ding last, evening of Miss Elizabeth
Congdon, a former Ak-Sar-Ben aueen,
and Mr. Robert Forgan of Chreano.
in which the interest of a wide circle
of the social-elect was evidenced. The
ceremony was performed at the home
of the bride's parents by Dean James
A. Tancoclc of Trinity cathedral at
StfU o'clock. .
Fink was the predominating color
in the decoration scheme, peonies and
roses in baskets, vases and wall Dock
etj, together with pink-shaded lights
producing an enecc 01 great Deauiy.
.me doorways were draped with smi
lax. while a woodland effect trans
formed the screened porch where .the
orchestra was hidden. '..
The arrangements for the wedding
were in many instances a replica of
the marriages ot the bride s two sis
ers, Mrs. Arthur S. Rogers, and more
recently Mrs. Herbert French. A
, feature of the weddug party was the
attendance of matrafls of honor, at the
weddings of all of whom, with one ex
ception, the bride of last night had
The entrance of the wedding party
was most impressive. From a spec
ially constructed loggia, through the
sitting room into the parlor, where
was an improvised altar, wide, wnite
satin ribbons were stretched. Here
the white rug was the same that had
done service at the two former wed
dings in the Congdon family, while
the white satin pillow on which the
bridal couple knelt had also been used
at the wedding of Mr. and Mrs.
George Redick and Mr. and Mrs.
fsarton Miuara, coin matrons aisu dc
ins included in this wedding party.
Mrs. Barton Millard was the first to
enter. Her gown was of pink taffeta
' and net, trimmed with sequins, the
skirt made short and full and draped
with four points over a net petticoat
ornamented with sequins. lot bod'
Ice, like all the other gowns, was cut
square in front and pointed in back
and was made rather tight with
- Poiref ruffle Sleeves. A touch of blue
was used in the eirdle. Mrs. Millard
carried an arm bouquet of pink snap
dragons and blue larkspur.
Gown of the Queen.
Mrs. George Redick was the next
to enter. Mrs. Redick was gowned
in soft, pale green satin embroidered
in silver, the bodice of silver lace
with angel sleeves "of the same lace,
the skirt, made with a double silver
lace flounce and caught with a green
and silver girdle to which a touch of
lavender was added. .Green and sil
ver beads were used in the Ornamen
tation; Mrs. Redick carried a shower
bouquet of yellow Spanish iris, and
purple gladioli- ; .' ' . I
Mrs. Walter Roberts appeared next
In an elaborate costume, of orchid
taffeta' and silver. A bodice of orchid
taffeta, embroidered in silver,, sur
mounted a short, full skirt, each of
the five points of which was bound
with silver, ribbon. . The overskirt ,of
taffeta was draped over a petticoat
of orchid net embroidered in silver.
Mrs. Roberts' bouquet was of orchids,
gladioli and swansonia.
Mrs.. Denise . Barkalow, who fol
lowed, wore an attractive apricot taf
feta over cloth of silver. . The bodice
was a combination ot apricot tune ana
silver with angel sleeves and silver
ribbon girdle. The pannier skirt of
. - rr i . l: j
apriCOI WUCl B1II1U91 Hiu uiv: yctw-
coat of silver. An arm bouquet of
Mrs. Ward roses completed this cos
tume. ' : ' " , , . , 1
Then came the sisters ot tne onae,
Mrs. Arthur S. Rogers, Mrs. Her'
bert French of Louisville, Ky., and
Miss Josephine Congdon, the maid of
honor. Mrs.1 Rogers' j gown was a
combination of blue faille with white
organdie embroidered in blue. The
waist was of faille ' with butterfly
sleeves of the white organdie 'em
broidered with blue, and a girdle of
faille was caught with pink roses. ' A
garden bouquet of pink snapdragon
and sweet peas with dark blue bache
lor buttons and daisies was carried
by Mrs. Rogers. 'J .
Simple and Charming. ' :
Mrs. French appeared in a gown as
simple and charming as its wearer.
The. bodice was a fichu of princess
lace, , the rest of the gown was of
soft pink taffeta.' The short skirt,
worn over hoops, was caught at each
side with a bunch of pale pink and
blue rose buds and lavender velvet
baby ribbon. The lavender ribbon
extended to the bottom of the skirt
and was continued all around the
hem line with tiny garlands at inter-
' vals. A Watteau pleat extended from
the shoulder line down the back. The
fichu of lace formed the sleeves, the
jown being worn off the shoulders
Asparagus fern studded with Mary
land roses, blue larkspur and pur
ple pansies made up Mrs. French's
Next to enter was Miss Josephine
Congdon, in. a gown of apple green
taffeta and marquisette with garlands
of deep pink roses. The, tight bo
dice was of taffeta headed with three
ruffles of marquisette worn off the
shoulder and forming the sleeves.
Panniers of taffeta were held in place
by garlands of large deep pink rose
buds, and were draped over a lower
skirt of the marquisette ruffles bound
With taffeta. She carried a sheaf of
Killarney roses. , ...
Just preceding the bride walked
Master. Edward Congdon . Rogers,
T I -i .L - J - J -1 .
ncpncw m luc tnmc, .iicssca in a
white serge knickerbocker suit with
Windsor collar, white socks and
Bride's Gown, '.'-" .
; The bride wae queenly In a lovely
gown of ivory satin trimmed with old
rose point lact that had been worn
by her mother .and sisters, on, their
wedding days. The bodice was of
.rose point lace , with long shirred
'sleeves of nt edged with the same
lace and a girdle of white satin. The
skirt fell in long, graceful folds, while
the long court train was caught to
the gown with a cape of point lace.
The veil was a long white tulle one
falling to' the end of the court train
and was caught to the back of the
Bain with an upstanding frill of the
Soint lace held in, place with orange
lossoms worn at Mrs. French's wed
ding also.: The bridal bouquet was a
shower of Hies of the valley, swan
sonia and sweet peas.
Mrs. Congdon wore orchid faille
combined with Georgette crepe in the
t l - i : j i r :,
same snauc, cmuruiacrca in sliver.
The bodice was square cut with three-
quarter sleeves of Georgette crepe
ana girdle ot cloth ot silver. -The
Mr. David R. Forgan of Chicago
was the best man. The ushers were
Arthur - S. Rogers. Mr. Harry Mc
Cleod of Minneapolis and Mr. Philip
Ryder of Chicago. Mr. Herbert
French of 'Louisville was unable to
Following the ceremony, there was
a reception between the hours of 9
and 11. The dining room was dec
orated in the pink, while the table
held a mound of syringa or mock
orange blossoms and a large wedding
cake on a standard.
Assisting at the reception were:
Mesdamee . Meatfames
Frederick H. Davla Jobn C. French
Nathan Merrlam , W. F. Ourly
W, H. McHugh ' Bun Oallafher
Lueten Stephana ' John Melhop
Bllli Blerbower of Council Bluff!
Arthur Keellne John Madden
Harry McLeod Louie Clark
of Milwaukee .
Merr Burkley Elisabeth Davit
Mellora Davit Elisabeth Rood
Eleanor Mackay Blanch Deuel -.
Marlon Howe Francei Nash
The young couple left at midnight
for Lake Geneva. The bride's go
away gown was a blue and black in
visible check suit with which a small
black tocque was worn. After Au
gust 1, they will be at home at 3545
West Adams street, Chicago.
' A cablegram of congratulations
from the mother of the bridegroom,
who lives in St. Andrews, Scotland,
was received on the wedding day.
At the Country Club.
. fit and fra VJ IT Wt,--! w-
. i . ... , , iicicr en
tertained ten guests at the Country
el,k C.U.r ......... I! L AL-'l
guest, Mr. James of Alameda, Cal.
W. H. Wheelrr harl ten r,,.. r T
Eastman, eight; R. C. Howe, four;
Mrs.- Eva Wallace, four; .Miss Ger
trude Mete, six; J. T. Stewart, seven,
and E. A. Benson, five. r ,
Mrs. Thomas Latham Davis enter
tainer! air. orneata at 1,,nfhn tnla.
at the club. -
fin Citnrd.., W 17
Smith will give a dinner for twenty-1
At Happy Hollow Club.
Happy Kullow club will be a popu
lar resort on Thursday. Omaha and
Major Isaac Sadler chapters. Daugh
ters of the American Revolution, srive
a luncheon for fifty. ' ' , '
Other reservations tor that day
have been made bv Julius Kessler.
who will entertain a party of twelve;
Mrs.' S. B. Dovle. ten. and Mrs.
Chester Nieman, five guests.
Mrs. r, a. Height gave a luncheon !
at 'Happy Hollow today in honor ot
Miss Jennie rlarte. a bride ot Thurs
day. Baskets of peonies-, were used
in the table decoratio is.- and covers
were placed, for sixte-.i quests.
At the Field Club.
The Field club was mst nooular
with its members for Sunday evening
supper. Mr. and Mrs. . E. Brando
enetrtained eight guests, while par
ties of four were entertained by E. P.
Smith, T. P, Redmond. M. T. Wilson,
R. H. Manlev. T. H. Mithen and G.
W. Laier. " Others entertaining at the
club last evening were j. W. Hughes,
Paul Wernher. U a. Hutchinson, u
C. Rosewater, R. H. Beauchamp, Dr.
H. L. Arnold, H. S. Mann, H. J. Mc
Carthy, F. S. Pollard, E.. Boure, F.
P. Loomis, C. W. Calkins, Ed Slater,
J. C. Blanchard, J. B. Redfield and C.
Between 400 and 500 Elks will en
joy a dance at the club Tuesday eve
ing. Mrs. C. B. Brown has reserva
tions for twenty guests on Wednes
Eastern Star Kensington.
Adah chapter, Order of the Eastern
Star, will hold its kensington Thurs
day afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
home of Mrs. J. V. Miller, instead of
Mrs. P. J. Farrell, as previously an
nounced. Mrs. J. W- Parsley will
assist the hostess.
Celebrate Wedding Anniversary.
In honor of the fiftieth wedding an
niversary of their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Daniel Dagget, Mrs. Minnie
Wisner, Mrs. C, R. Kennedy and Mrs.
Clyde Moore entertained at dinner
Saturday evening at the home of Mrs.
Wisner. Those present we're:
Messrs. and Masdames '
Clara Wlansr. 1
Oerald M. Draw,
Mrs. Emily Draw.'
Mrs. Edward James of Alameda,
Cal., who 'has been the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. W. H.. Wheeler, plans to
leave on luesday.-
Entertains at Bridal Shower.
Miss Blanche Yousem. whose mar
riage to Julius Abrahamson will take
place June 18. was the honor guest at
a miscellaneous shower given by the
grooms sister, Miss Anna Abraham
son, at their parent's home Sunday
evening. The evening was spent in
cards, at which Miss Mollie Harding
was first prize winner. The table
Reorganisation of Forces to Be
Effected at Bluffs Bally on
TO CELEBRATE "NEAR-VICTORY"
C- ft. Kennedy,
Are the Iowa suffragists discour
aged? . r . ,
Not a bit! '. :
Mrs. Leonard Everett, who headed
the Council Bluffs campaign, called a
farewell meeting of the suffrage wom
en last week, but the votes- for- wom
en enthusiasts refused to so easily
succumb to defeat.
"We're not through ! We're going
to work harder han ever now for the
next campaign. We almost won, and
I believe we would have if the poli
ticians were on the square with us I
Let's reorganize for the next cam
paign!" Exclamations of the above cailber
were rampant, instead oi expressions
ot discouragement, so reorganize is
what they are going to do.
, Omaha Suffragists Invited.
They have planned a big jollifica
tion tor 1 uerday afternoon at i
o'clock at the public library, to which
they have invited all the Omaha suf
iragists who helped during the cam
"At least we can celebrate, because
we carried Council Bluffs and the
Ninth district, quoth they.
decorations were in pink and green.il Dr. Effie McCullom Jones, state
Sixteen guests were in attendance.
They were:' '
Meadames . Masdames
Pauline Friedman ot Mollis Hardlnf.
Council Bluffs. ' ' Kettle Hardlnz.
3. Friedman of Singer,
Council Bluffs, Abrahamson.
Bessie Hardlnf, .. .
Marian Davis, Blanche Binds,
Jeanette AbrahamsoluAnua Crounse,
Anna Abrahameon, . Franoea Beka.
ena Llpaey, Lillian fleka,
'lorence Blnsla, Blanche Toussm.
For Flag Day Parade.
Members of the Jewish Ladies' Re.
lief society are asked to meet at
Twenty-seventh avenue and Farnam
streets, Wednesday afternoon at 1:45
o'clock, to form for the Flag day
parade. Mrs. Philip Sher is in charge
in the absence ot the president.
Seymour Lake Country Club.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Cheek and Mr.
and Mrs. E. A. Rose had supper to
gether at the Seymour Lake Country
club on Sunday. -
AnothJ- party included: i
Messrs and Mas. Phllbtn. '
dames C. H. Martina.
w. f. Bavlnter. . - George Jonee.
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Mattson also en
tertained at the club.
A large number of reservations
have been made for the dinner-dance
The Neighborly kensington was en
tertained Friday at the home of Mrs.
H. E. Newoy. The afternoon was
pleasantly spent by all. Prizes were
won by Mrs. B.B. Anderson and'Mrs.
V. N. Swinnerton. A dainty luncheon
was served. Those present were;
C. J. Zlebarttl. .
B. B. Anderson.:
H. E. Newby.
J. H. Pursell.
V. N. Swinnerton,
B. W. Braasch,
H. I,. Bribe, "
At Cheyenne for
Mohler and Ware
Former President Mohler and for
mer General Manager Ware of the
Union Pacific left for Cheyenne Mon
day afternoon, where this evening the
Industrial club of Cheyenne will ten
der them a farewell banquet. It is
expected that covers will be laid for
500 and that it will be one of the
most important dinner functions ever
held in the staK. Business men and
officials from all over Wyoming will
be in attendance.
Gerrit Fort, passenger traffic man
ager, came in from Chicago Monday
morning and here a special tr: In was
made up for Denver. It carried Mr.
Fort, General Manager Jeffers and
General Passenger Agent Basinger.
At Denver this morning they
wilt attend a family meeting of com
pany officials and during the after"
noon those in attendance will run up
to Cheyenne to be present at the ban
quest tendered Messrs. Mohler and
vice president, will be present, and
the reorganization will be effected.
There are deep, dark rumors that
the returns of the Iowa election will
be contested, but no one will confirm
or deny the statement.
UNI GRADUATE MARRIES U. S.
AMY RECRUIT SERGEANT
Miss Nell Phillips of Lincoln, a
popular University of Nebraska grad
uate, and Charles Butler, sergeant in
charge of the United States army re
cruiting station at Soutx City, were
married at 10:30 o'clock Monday
morning by father Uoud ot Holy
Family church. The marriage an
nouncement comes as a great surprise
to the friends of the two young
Miss Phillips is the daughter of
Mrs. J. W. Phillips. Mr. Butler for
merly lived in Omaha.
Miss Grace Poole and Dan J. Mara
were the only attendants. After a
wedding breakfast at the Hotel Fon-
tenelle the young couple left for Sioux
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; The: water color painting of the
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be given next Saturday, , is being re
produced in duplicates by the students
of the art class at the hitrh school.
The class of Miss Lillian Rudersdorf
in drawing at the high school has
produced twenty-four duplicates, and.
they are being widely distributed for
display in the woidows. '-
Open windows and near neighbors are no
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