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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 5, 1916)
Mr. and Mrs. Robyert Baldwin, for
merly of Manila, P. I., have returned
to make their home in the United
States and are spending the week as
?:uests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Of
icer. Mr. Baldwin, a former Council
Bluffs boy, is a nephew of Mrs. Of
ficer. He went to Manila in 1898 and
has been located there since that time.
He was treasurer of Manila for sev
eral years and has more recently been
assistant treasurer of the island. Mr.
Baldwin came through Russia, Nor
way, Sweden and England on his way
home, joining Mrs. Baldwin, who has
been spending some time in Spain, in
New York. They expect to go to San
The Hallowe'en party given Mon
day evening by the Young Men's
Christian association and Young
Women's Christian association proved
to be unusually attractive, about 200
guests being present. Atvthe Young
Men's Christian association building,
where the evening's fun began, the
decorations all tended to furnish the
necessary mystery. All the shocks
and thrills so essential to real enjoy
ment of the occasion were lavishly
supplied. Later the entire party ad
journed to the Young Women's Chris
tian association rooms, where a sup
per consisting of ' pumpkin pie,
doughnuts, coffee and cidef Was
On Monday evening the Chresto
matheon class of the Second Presby
terian church entertained at a Hal-'
lowe'en party in the. church parlors.
An appropriate program was given
and refreshments were served. One
of the features of the entertainment
was one of the Uncle Remus stories
in negro dialect, as told ty Miss
The Federated Mothers' club held
a called meeting at the library on
Monday afternoon for the purpose of
completing the arrangements for the
domestic science course which will be
given at the Knights of Pythias hall
November 6 to 11.
Mrs. J. B. Atkins entertained the St.
Paul's guild on Monday afternoon.
Plans were made to serve three din
ners at the rectory during the first
week in November. A number of
other matters were' also discussed.
The reports of the St. Louis conven
tion, which were to have been read at
this meeting were postponed until the
Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Goodman of
Glen avenue have returned from a
three weeks' trip to points in Min
nesota and Wisconsin. ,
On Tuesdav afternoon the Garden
club met at the home of Mrs. Henry
Cutler. Mrs. toward f. bchoentgen
read an exceedingly interesting paper
on "The Glory of the Trees." She
gave a brief account of the frst Arbor
day and told much that was valuable
in regard to the planting and care of
trees. Most of the gardens have been
spoiled by the frosts, and the only
flowers shown were two beautiful
baskets, of "straw" flowers which will
keep indefinately when dried. These
were grown byMrs. Cutler. Only two
more meetings will be held before the
club adjourns for the winter, Mrs. F.
H. Hill will entertain November 14.
The regular meeting of the Atlas
club was held Tuesday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. R. H. Bloomer.
Mrs. Bloomer led a discussion of
current events and Mrs. C, D. Parme
lee read an interesting paper on "The
Dardanelles and Islands Adjacent to
Asia Minor." Mrs. Houghton gave,
a very pleasing paper on "The Buried
Cities of Smyrna." The club will
meet November 14 at the home of
Mrs. F. H. True. J
Miss Myra Rieder entertained at
a pink tea Tuesday afternoon in
honor of Miss Loraine "Ellis. The
house was very attractively decor
ated, pink being the dominant color.
About ten guests were present.
On Tuesday evening the members
of the Mid-Week Card club enter
tained their husbands at a Hallowe'en
party at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
G. R. Graham. The early part of
the evening was devoted to cards and
Mrs. Graham and Mrs. J. E. Fitzger
ald won the prizes for high scores.
The second prizes were won by Mrs.
A. Stenwall and Mr. H. Anderson.
The "cut-for-all" prizes were award
ed to Mrs. J. P. Christdnsen and
Mr. I. N. Minnick. Mrs. Minnick
and Mrs. S. V. Barnhardt received
the consolation prizes. The guests
enjoyed a wiener roast after the card
game. The regular meeting of the
club will be held November IS at
the home of Mrs. Christensen.
Mr. and Mrs. MHlard F. Rohrer
entertained at 7 o'clock dinner on
Wednesday evening, when covers
were laid for twenty. The guests
were seated at two large tables, with
baskets of Richmond roses as cen
terpieces. The University club met Wednes
day afternoon at the home of Mrs.
F. A. Shepard. Mrs. J. G. Hollen
beck read an article from the Bay
view magazine on Mexico's capital
and Mrs. Frank Arnold read an ar
ticle on "Churches and Miracles of
Mexico." The club will meet No
vember IS at the home of Mrs. F.
P. Thornton of Omaha.
Mrs. A. M. Jackson and Miss Mol
lie Rice, who have been visiting at
San Diego and other California
points for some time, returned home
The reception in honor of Dr. and
Mrs. J. T. Jones was given on Wed
nesday evening in the parlors of the
First Congregational church. John P.
Davis gave a very appropriate speech,
expressing the affection and esteem
in which Dr. and Mrs. Jones are held
by their parishioners, and presented
them with a purse of gold in behalf
Home to Have Consideration in the
Civics Program for Current Season
"This will be a 'home' year for the
civics committee," announces Miss
Katherine Worley, successful business
woman, who is the new head of the
civics committee, Omaha Woman's
club. " 'Home making is the finest of
all the fine arts,' as Dr. Vincent said
at the New York Biennial, so our
activities this year .will be confined
to efforts to better conditions in
homes. Miss Esther Johnson of the
juvenile court is a member of our
committee and one of us is always
present when court is in session to
see if we can help. 'Family supervi
sion' is another department of our
work. Our members are ready to give
motherly or sisterly counsel and as
sistance where it is needed."
Violations of the child labor law
will be watched by this committee
and co-operation in clean-up day will
be recommended all these activities
looking toward better homes. Mrs.
George A. Joslyn, Mrs) Mary A.
Wearne and Mrs. Stella Bedford Wil
son are Miss .Worley's other assist
Miss Worley has applied business
methods to her olub work, making
her a most valuable acquisition. With
Mrs, Thomas Brown, Miss Worley
managed the business end of the
Syrian relief committee's flower day
with excellent results. Her report of
the "dress reform" proceedings of the
Biennial was heartily received by the
local Woman's club. .Miss Worley
joined the club three years ago. '
of the congregation. ' Dr. Jones ex
pressed his intense appreciation of the
relations which have existed between
himself and his church here and the
regret which both he and Mrs. Jones
feel at leaving Council Bluffs. Edwin
R. Jackson, acting for the resolutions
committee, presented a set of reso
lutions, expressing the feeling of the
church people toward their retiring
pastor, i which were unanimously
adopted. The women of the different
church socieities served refreshments
in the Sunday school room, which was
prettily decorated in pink.
On Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. M.
Bartel entertained about a dozen of
her friends at a very delightful ken
sington. The afternoAn was spent in
sewing and visiting and a two-course
luncheon was served by the hostess.
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Smith-entertained
at a Hallowe'en party on
Tuesday evening. Telling fortunes
was the chief amusement of the, even
ing and. later a Hallowe'en supper
was served. The house was decorated
hn black and yellow.
Miss Margaret Smith entertained at
one of the most successful of Hal
lowe'en parties Tuesday evening. The
decorations consisted of black cats,
witches and pumpkins. Games suit
able to the occasion occupied most of
the evening and a two-course lunch
eon was served.
The Mothers' and Teachers' club of
the Thirty-second street school gave
a delightful Hallowe'en party at the
school Wednesday evening. Twenty
ghosts greeted the guests in the lower
hal) and they were conducted to the
upper hall, where games and con
tests were provided. Ghost stories in
the dark and -witches furnished the
necessary thrills and an appropriate
luncheon .was served later in the
evening. ' ' .-
Mrs. Howard F. Smith was called
to Creston on Monday bythe illness
of her sister, Mrs. Charles Mawson,
formerly of this city.
Rosalie Diddock of Walthill is a
week-end guest of her sister Marguer
ite in her rooms at Fontenelle hall.
Miss Rosalie Diddock is a delegate to
the Christian Endeavor convention.
Isabelle Ostenburg spent the week
end with her parents in Mead.
Irene Leslie, entertained at an in
formal candy feed in her rooms on
Many of the college men attended
the banquet given by the Men's club
of the First Presbyterian church on
Mrs. Goodwill returned to her home
in Tekamah Monday after a short visit
with her daughter Jeanette, one of the
popular young instructors of Bellevue
Mrs. Alice Fawcett Irwin, formerly
Miss Fawcett, vocal instructor in
Bellevue college, was on the hill Fri
day renewing old acquaintances.
Dorothy Ransom spent the week
end with her aunt, Miss Anna Ran
som, in Omaha.
Plans are being made to welcome
the alumni back to the hill next week,
when many will be in Omaha to at
tend the teachers' convention.
Wednesday Rev. Dr. J. E. Cum
mings of Council Bluffs visited his
sons,1, Paul W. and Stephen.
R. ' L. Metcalfe and family were
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guests at the college dining room on
The annual banquet of the alumnf of
Bejlevue college, which is held during
the Nebraska Teachers' association
convention, will be at the Rome hotel
Friday, November 10.
Mrs. W. S. Curtis has returned
from a sojourn at Colfax Srpings, la.
The Ladies' Aid society of the
Dundee Presbyterian church met Fri
day night with Mrs. N. K. Sype.
The wedding of Miss Beatrice
Magner and Mr. George Warren took
place Tuesday evening at. All Saints'
church. A small wedding dinner fol
lowed at the home of the bride's
grandfather, Mr. Arthur Blakeley.,
Mrs. W. F. Crook entertained the
members of the Omaha Rockford Col
lege association Wednesday after
noon. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. George enter
tained at dinner, followed by a box
party at the Brandeis theater Thurs
Mr. R. C. Peters is away on a busi
ness trip of a few weeks.
Mr. William Covey of Leadville,
Colo., was the guest fast week of his
sister, Mrs. D. L. Johnston.
Mr. and Mrs. J. McClung and chil
dren have returned from a trip to the
Pacific coast. V
Ms. H. A. Taylor of Genoa, Neb.,
is convalescing from a recent opera
tion at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Trebilcock.
Miss Virsinia Ellett has returned
from Rochester, Minn., and is recov
ering rapidly from her recent illness.
The Dundee circle of the C. C.
league met Monday afternoon with
Mrs. E.' D. McCall. '
Rev. Harry Foster of the Dundee
Presbyterian . church gave a talk to
the Business Woman's council Tues
day at the rnnrt hntis
Miss katherine Peters gave a Hal
loween party iuesday evening for
a few -of her little friends. .
' Mrs. A. B. Griffith and daughter,
Dorothy, have returned from a trip
to St. Louis.
The Dundee Bridge Luncheon club
met Tuesday with Mrs. D. S. Ches
ney. It will meet in two weeks with
Mrs. John Brain.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Fraser enter
tained at a dinner party Wednesday
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MISS RUTH PAXSON.
. Miss Ruth Paxson, Qmaha woman
who is national student secretary for
the Young Women's Christian asso
ciation in China, is spending a (ew
days in Omaha, visiting her sisters,
Mrs. Charles YV. Hayes and Miss
Susan Paxson. Miss Paxson is the
speaker at the Young Women's Chris
tian association vesper service this
afternoon and will address the social
science department of the Omaha
Woman's club Monday.
evening at their home in thevHappy
Hollow circle. The guests were: Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. George, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Kountze, Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
C. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Reed,
and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barker.
The children of Mr. and Mrs. E.
O. Hamilton gave a Hallowe'en party
Miss May Jones had a Hallowe'en
party Tuesday evening.
Mrs. F. I. Ellick entertained Tues
day evening a few of her own friends
and those of her children, Frances
Mrs. Allen Parmer and Mrs. Frank
Ellick entertained the Bachelor Girls'
club of Fremont at luncheon at the
Commercial club, followed by an
Orpheum party Thursday. .
Mrs. J. B. Ruth is leaving to spend
most of the winter with a niece in
Fort ScdW, Kan. 1
Mrs. Chester Nieman and' baby re
turned from Lincoln Monday, where
she had visited Mrs. Nieman's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sanford.
Miss Dorothy Sanford ahd Miss, Mar
jorie Kimball are spending the week
end with Mrs. Nieman.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. George enter
tained at dinner at their home Thurs
day evening, followed bv a box party
at the Brandeis theater for the per
formance of the Russian dancers. ,
Mrs. Paul Johnston was a guest
Tuesday of Mrs. D. L. Johnstdfl, en
route to Nebraska City, to see her
mother, who is not well, and leaves
soon for California.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph W. Van Sant
and son Ralph, jr., of Gladstone, 111.,
are guests of Mrs. W. B. Van Sant
and other relatives and friends. Mrs.
Van Sant was formerly Miss Mary
Gail Renwick, a well known South
A daughter named Elizabeth Ber
nice has arrived at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. John Lane at 6518 County
road. Mrs. Lane was formerly Miss
Miss Margaret Fitzgerald has re
turned home from several months in
Mrs. J.- Marble of South Thirtv
mnth street is reported seriously ill.
Mrs. Hortense Ropp will be a guest
at the home of Mrs. William Berry
Mrs. Walter Madden entertained
the Kensington club at her home on
Mcsdames Driscol and Graham of
Benson will entertain the West Side
Interdenominational Aid society on
Thursday at the church, Thirty
eight and. I street, for an all-day
The ladies of St. Martin's church
will serve a noon dinner on elec
tion day at McCrann's hall, Twenty
fourth and O streets.
The Missionary society of the
United Presbyterian church met on
Thursday at the home of Mrs. Roy
Towl to complete arrangements for
their bazar and chrysanthemum
show, which will be held the mid
dle of this month.
Campfire girls meet at the Scandi
navian church on Wednesday after
On Wednesday evening the men of
the West Side Jnterdenominational
church will serve dinner to the ladies.
Mesdames Porter, Widoe, Farrel,
VVyman, Shields, Knight, Berry,
Copper, Oswald, O'Toole and Wells
will have charge of the all-day prayer
service, which will be held election
Walter Rasmusscn entertained a
party of small frienqs at his home
Saturday afternoon in honor of his
seventh birthday. The house was
decorated in pink and white. A white
birthday cake with seven candles set
in pink roses served as a center piece.
Those present were: Teddy Her
ring, Hanford Lyle, Harry Gray,
Merle Robb, Frilof Johnson, George
Van Scoy, Dae Knight, Carl Lindsay,
Henry Anderson, Byron Bernard,
Nels Linquist, Victor Linquist, Har
old Bernard. John Knight.
Mrs. Roy Dennis entertained at a
children's party on Thursday after
noon. Decorations were in Hal
lowe'en novelties. About thirty were
Miss Mildred Christiansen enter
tained at a Hallowe'en party Tuesday
evening at her home on south Twenty-third
street. The house was taste
fully decorated with Hallowe'en fan
cies and autumn leaves. Thore pres
ent were Misses Inez Harrington',
Ruth Eames, Margaret Eames,' Cath
erine Rasmussen, Len Petersen, Grace
Petersen and Marie -Jorgensen;
Messrs. Harry Gay, Walter Rasmus
sen and Harry Christiansen.
On Wednesday evening Miss Chris
tiansen was given a surprise party by
a crowd of schools friends. Those
oresent were Misses Svlvio Froslev.
Edith Friese, Beatrice Can field, Mar
garet Andersen, Lurene Andersen,
Helene Hallgreen, Lena Petersen and
Maybelle Morris; Messrs. Fred Back
man, Lester Huston, Everet Helvey,
John Graham, Raymond Andersen
and Raymond Grofelt.
On- Tuesday evening Miss Theresa
Stelmock was given a surprise Hal
lowe'en party at her home, Twentieth
and I streets. The evening was spent)
with games and music. Those pres-'
ent were Misses Alice Nystrom, Es
ther Nystrom, 'Catherine Rasmussen,
Delphina Stilmock, Florence Stil
mock, Frances Stilmock, Franoes
Larsem Louise Story. Margery Mor-
tensen, Adallue McCulloch, Lucile
Larkin. Stella Horwich, Oertrude
Horwich, Mathilda Rahn, Marie
Leach and Harriet HorwichJ
Miss Thelma Wells was given a
Hallowe'en party at her home, Twen
tieth and M streets. Twenty friends
On Tuesday evening Miss Rose
Lind entertained at a Hallowe'en
party Eighteen guests were present.
Mrs. H. Oswald entertained at her
home. 2515 D street, on Thursday
afternoon for the Wrfman's Christian
Temperance union. Mrs. Travers ac
companied bv Mrs. Dean Ringer sang
rtwo solos. Rev. C. C. Wilson spoke.
Rev. and Mrs. T. C. Webster were
happily surprised Monday evening
when a number of their friends gath
ered at their home to help them cele
brate Hallowe'en. The evening was
spent in games and music.
W. F. Houston, who has been vis
iting relatives in Iowa, returned home
the first of the week.
John Kaufmann left Wednesday
for Beatrice, where he will visit rela
tives for a few weeks.
Miss Lena Mortenson is visiting
with her sister in Des Moines, la.
Mrs. R. A. Golding entertained the
Ladies' Aid society of the Presby
terian church at her home Wednes
Mr. and Mrs. G.sS. Hayden enter-
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tained Monday evening at dinner in
honor of Mr. and Mrs. 1. U Web
ster and Mr. Newton.
In honor of his birthday anniver
sary, a number of the friends of T.
E. Price gathered at his home Sun
day. An elaborate luncheon was
served and Mr. Price received many
remembrance of the occasion.
The Sunshine class and the West
minster circle of the Presbyterian
church entertained the boys of the
Keystone class at the church Friday .
evening. The affair was in the na
ture of a Hallowe'en party and was
shrouded" in mystery from the start.
The girls made appointments with
the boys to' meet them in various
places and escorted them to, church,
where a general good time was had at
various games and music. Refresh
ments were served. '
Mrs. F. H. Allis and daughter,
Helen Elizabeth, who have been vis
iting relatives at Genoa, Neb., re
turned home the latter part of the
week. . - - -
Mrs. Frederick R. Wedge of Wis
consin arrived the first of the week
for a short visit with her' mother,
A Hallowe'en party was held at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. John A.
Anderson, north of town, on Tuesday
evening, when a number of friends
came out from Omaha. The young
folks of the party enjoyed all sorts
of Hallowe'en games and. pranks.
Miss Hazel Steyer entertained at a
Hallowe'en party at her home on
Tuesday evening, when she had
number of her friends out from
Omaha as special guests.
Wilfred Shaw, who has been vis
iting at the home of Captain and
Mrs. W. J. Broatch the last two
weeks, returned the first of the week
to his home in Omaha.
Mr. and Mrs. Dace Anderson are
the happy parents of a son born Fri
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