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THE BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY. JULY 14, 1916.
Society Notes -:- Personal Gossip -:- Entertainments -:- Club Doings
y SOCIETY MATRONS
ft GO ODT ON LARK
, . . .
' j Luncheon at Omaha Club is
Market by Presence of Many
, Summer Widowers.
Joseph C Weeth.
Helen Garvin, -LoIr
WHEN THE OAT'S AWAY, ETC.
By MELLIFICIA July 13.
Did you have luncheon at the Oma
ha club today?
Then you noticed the most ravish
ing group of beauties, Omaha's stun
ningest matrons, out on a lark. You
wouldn't have known they were hav
ing such a lark if I didn't tell, be
cause Ostensibly it was a most con
ventional affair. Just a sort of fare
well luncheon for one of the hand
somest summer viistors.
It was the nicest party. But not
I staid luncheon ofdignified married
women. Ah, no I tji attentive males
there was 1 lack, only in this in
stance (let us whisper It!) said at
tentive males were not the husbands
nor yet the brothers of the charming
You see, it was like this. Most of
the husbands are' away and well, it's
pretty dull to have luncheon alone
and so long as there are bachelors
or summer widowers enough to go
around, why not a lark? For women
fair and gallants brave are often wont
to' run the gaunlet of Dame Grundy..
"When the cat's away, the mic
will play." Surely a bromide to offer
in this hot weather, but you know
what we mean I
At Happy Hollow Club.
Miss Gertrude Weeth gave a pretty
little luncheon at the club today for
Miss Elizabeth Becksted of White
Bear Lake, Minn., who is the guest of
Mrs. William Wappich. A besket ot
larkspur served as decoration. At a
separate table Mrs. Weeth had two
guests. Covers were laid for:
Elizabeth Beekated. Pauline Trout.
Helen Blake, Charlotte TomptclM,
. js. coulter.
Miss Katherine Davenport enter
tained at luncheon at the Happy Hol
low club today in honor of Miss Har
riet -Waters of Binghamtonj N. Y.,
and Miss Ellen Weart of Cherokee,
la., who are the guests of the Misses
Dorothy and Marion Weller. Two
round tables were set for the party,
and glass baskets, one filled with yel
low and white Marguerites, the
other with pink roses and white sweet
peas, were the decorations. The
Dorothy Carna of
Lincoln. Neb. ;
Sarah Alford of
Mrs. H. B. Smith was also a lunch
eon, hostess at the club today.
Mrs. G. W.' Hervey entertained at
luncheon at the Happy Hollow club
today in honor of her daughter,' Mr.
J. N. McAllister of Chicago, who is
now her guest Those' present were:
J. ,N. MeAllUter ef J. M Keya.
CMcafo, waiter Hop.w.u of
H. M. MoClanahaa, Telc&man,
J, A. Keaake, G. w. Hervey.
Trees Keys, Pasadena, CaL
Kaurln Onf of Henrietta Bees.
At .Happy Hollow Club.
One of the largest luncheons of the
week was given at Happy Hollow club
today by the Misses Beulah, Cora and
Hazel Evans. Their cousin, Miss
Elizabeth Jones of Chicago, who ar
rived this morning, was guest of hon
or. Five tables of eight each were set
tor the guests, and were decorated in
a most charming fashion. Dainty bas
kets of garden flowers, each of' a
different color, lavender, pink, yellow,
white and orange, occcupied the cen
ter of the tables.
Miss Jones will remain with the
Misses Evans for several weeks, and
Othef parties will be given for her.
Tomorrow a motor trip to the fisher
ies will occupy her time.
Mrs. J. B. Owen entertained twenty
guests at luncheon at the Happy Hol
low club in honor of Miss Bess
Ritchie of Madison, Wis., who' is her
Seymour Lake Country Club.
Mrs. H. D. Wilcox entertained at
luncheon for Mrs. J. M. Cranor of
Albany, Mo. .
Mrs. John Bekins had as her guests
Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Kin
sey. Miss Louise Linsey and Miss
Virginia Hastings, all of Arcadia,
Keb., arid Messrs, Melvin ind Paul
Bekins and Kersey Kinsey.
,' The luncheon guests of Mrs. C. F.
Miller. . Smith.
Bason. ' Wrlsht.
Another i luncheon party Wednes
day was composed of Mesdames F.
A. Rest, L. M. Lord, W. R. Over-
mire, S. E. Mathson, W. E. Philby
and John A. Shearman.
One of the largest affairs of the
season will be given Saturday when
a consolation luncheon, bridge and
kensington party will be given to en
tertain the lonely wives and sweet
hearts whose husbands and mn folk
go to Sioux City with the special golf
VrOwd. Mrs. E. A. Rose will act as
hostess for the bridge parties, Mrs.
D. J. Ringer will be hostess for the
kensington and Mrs. George Francis
will direct the golf party. Prizes
have been provided and the house
decoration committee will be in
charge of the floral arrangement.
More than 125 ladies are expected.
At Carter Lake Club.
. today at Carter Lake the guardians
of our food supply are disporting
themselves, or, to be more exact the
grain exchange people, 300 strong,
hive taken possession of the prem
ises ana are having a hilarious con
iubilation." At 2:30 they arrived to
begin the following program: Tennis
match, bowlinff match, base ball srame.
pleasure of the lake, dinner and
Mrs. Joe Lucena entertained the
wdmen' Missionary society of the
Seventh Day Adventist church at
.uncheon ana a swimminfr nirtv ,a.
Mrs. William' Schwarick has gone
with her son and daughter and Mr.
and Mrs. Dieti of Fremont for an
extended motor tour in central Nebraska.
At the Country Club.
Mr. H. B. Hart has a reservation
for four at dinner at the Country dub
Saturday evening R. F. Kloke hat
reservations for fourteen.
The J. W. Towles will entertain
forty-two guests for Miss Ethel An
drews of Idtewild, N. J., who Is visit
ing their daughter, Marion. '
For Miia BattirT
Mrs, Frank Crawford entertained
eight old friends of Miss Nancy Bat
tin 6f Philadelphia informally at tea
this afternoon at her home,
Mrs. William Archibald Smith will
give a luncheon Fridiy at the Fonte
nelle for Miss Nancy Battin. I
Mrs. Simeon Jones gave a luncheon j
at the Field club Tuesday for Miss I
Motor and Swimming Party.
Mist Virginia Offutt will entertain
a few friends at an informal motor
and swimming party at Valley this
evening. The party will take dinner
at the Fremont Country club.
Ort the Calendar.
The Society ol American Widows
will have a picnic Saturday at Flor
ence city park to celebrate the seventy-fifth
birthday of Mrs. , E. A.
Cowan, who is the senior member of
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