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Council Bluffs
Social Notes
Mrs. William Koehler entertained
the Oakland Avenue chapter of St.
Paul's guild Monday afternoon. A
number of guests were present in ad
dition to the guild members. Mrs.
Koehler's sister. Miss Sperling, as
sisted her in serving refreshments.
Monday evening Mr. and Mrs. E.
H. Doolittle entertained informally at
dinner at their home on Third street.
The decorations were all 1n yellow,
chrysanthemums being the keynote.
Covers were laid for twelve. Tues
days Mrs. Doolittle entertained at a
I o'clock luncheon when twelve
guests were also present.
The meeting of the Mothers' and
Teachers' club of the Washington
Avenue school Monday afternoon was
well attended, about eighty members
being present. T he study of par
liamentary law. under the leadership
of Mrs. Edward 1'. Schocntgen, oc
cupied the first quarter of an hour.
Mrs. M. A. Tinley, who has just re
turned from a trip to Brownsville,
Tex., gave a very interesting talk on
the conditions on the border, describ
ing especially the camp of the Iowa
boys. The members were also charm
ingly entertained by piano solos by
Miss Anita Kiger.
Mrs. J. R. Archer entertained the
H. G. L, club Tuesday afternoon at
her home on Stutsman street. "Five
hundred" furnished the afternoon's
entertainment and the prize for high
score was won by Mrs. H. H. Grif
fith. Mrs. R. H. Huntington won the
"cut-for-all." The club will meet on
December 5 at the home of Mrs.
Tuesday afternoon the Ideal club
met at the home of Mrs. B. S. Ter
williger. Mrs. W. R. Green and Mrs.
W. B. Richards led the discussion of
current events. The study of Poland
was continued. Mrs. George E. Wil
liamson gave a delightful description
of Warsaw, the geographical center
of Europe and Mrs. A. B. Nicholas
told of King John the Third. Instead
of the usual meeting next Tuesday,
the club will be entertained at an Or
pheum party, Mrs. J. W. Smith, Mrs.
A. C. Brown, Mrs. Williamsan, Mrs.
James Hunter, Mrs. Robert Moth
and Mrs. Green acting as hostesses.
Mrs. George Roberts entertained
the Morningside chapter of St Paul's
guild on Tuesday afternoon. Routine
business occupied the afternoon, and
refreshments were served.
Mrs. J. H. Mayne of Glen avenue
has as her house guest, Mrs. H. M.
Metz, formerly of this city, now of
Chicago. Two bridge parties, on
Thursday and Friday, were given in
her honor.
The kensington for members of
Circle No. 2 of the First Congrega
tional church, which was planned for
' Friday at the home of Mrs. Chris.
Jensen, has been postponed until De
cember 8.
In honor of his fourth birthday an
niversary, Master Richard Wack en
tertained fifteen of his little friends
Tuesday afternoon at his home on
Glen avenue. The afternoon , was
spent in games and contests, and
prizes were awarded to the winners.
The guests were then seated at one
large table, charmingly arranged with
decorations suited to their age and
Mrs. B. B. Reppert was the guest
of honor at an informal party given
by Mrs. J. A. Sippley, Wednesday
afternoon. The time was scent sew-
1 ing and visiting, and refreshments
were served late .in the1 afternoon.
Mrs. Reppert expects to leave soon
to make her home in Dubuque, where
Mr. Reppert, who has been the man
ager of the local agency of the In
ternational Harvester company for
several years, goes to take charge of
the company's agency there.
Wednesday afternoon Mrs. Fred
Rapp entertained the members of the
L. T. dub at a luncheon at her home
on Oakland avenue. Covers were
laid for twelve. The afternoon was
spent with kensington work. De
cember 6 Mrs. J. C. Barhyte will en
tertain the club.
Miss Elizabeth Dav entertained
the members of Queen Esther's guild
ot tne first rresbytenan church,
Wednesday afternoon. She was as
sisted in entertaining by Mrs. Jack
son juay, Miss Mary Mahler and Mjss
The J. K. club held a hard times
party at 'the home of Mrs. William
Marquardt Wednesday afternoon. Af
ter the card game a Dutch lunch was
served. Mrs. J. G. Williams won-the
prize for high score, and Mrs. Martin
Follett won both the consolation and
"cut-for-all." The club guests were:
Mrs. William Seymour, Mrs. Stephen
Conner and Mrs. Caspar Plunkett
December 5 the club will be enter
tained by Mrs. Grover DeBar.
Wednesday afternoon the Book
Lovers met at the home of Mrs. C.
D. Parmelee and continued the study
ot victor Hugo, the afternoon was
spent in the consideration of his lyric
works and the reading of extracts
from them. The selected topic for
the day was given by Mrs. Charles
T. Officer. The next meeting is
scheduled for December 6, the meet
ing being omitted next week on ac
count ot 1 hanksgiving.
On Wednesday afternoon twenty
five members of the home economics
department of the Council Bluffs
Woman's club met at the Krumen
bacher meat market on east Broadway
to witness a demonstration of meat
cutting. A hind and forequarter of
beef, half a small pig and half of a
lamb were cut by the butcher, while
Mr. Krumenbacher explained the val
ues of the various cuts and methods of
utilizing them. Followin the demon
stration the club adjourned to the
home of Mrs. T. J. Leary on Bluff
street, wnere Mrs. Caroline Johnson,
superintendent of the Creche, cavr a
lalk on the work done by that insti
tution. Miss Johnson gave a demon
stration of cakes and cookies, after
which refreshments were served. Mrs.
H. C. Lewis, Mrs. Leary, Miss Mary
McMillen, Mrs. Oscar Baumeister and
Mrs. F. I. Duerr were the hostesses
of the afternoon.
Mrs. Will Beckwith entertained the
Jully Jokers at cards on Wednesday
evening. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hansen
won the prizes for high scores, Mrs.
Lou Beebee and Mr. Harvey, the "cut-for-all"
prizes and the consolation
prizes were awarded to Mrs. Mary
Dcik and Mr. Paul Rasmussen. Sup
per was served after the game. The
club will meet with Mrs. John Reed,
1816 South Sixth street, December 6.
Mrs. A. E. Waugh was the hostess
of the Cosma club Thursday after
noon. Cards furnished the entertain
ment for the afternoon. The first
prize was awarded to Mrs. Charles
Ferron, the second to Mrs. Waugh,
and the third to Mrs. F. A. Hicks.
Will Make Home
Mrs. Bert Hill and Mrs. Wesley John
son were club guests. December 7 the
club will meet at the home of Mrs.
D. A: Moore.
Mrs. Glen Miller entertained the
Book and Thimble club Thursday aft
ernoon. Mrs. Henry Peterson read
an unusually interesting paper on
"Household Sanitation," in connection
with the study of home economics.
Mrs. J. N. G.. McAIpine will be the
hostess on December 7.
The N. H. club was entertained
Wednesday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. E. M. Hill. Mrs. Harry Mess
ner was a club guest A two-course
luncheon was served at 4 o'clock. Mrs.
Dell Hoon will be the hostess at the
next meeting, which will be the an
nual Christmas party.
Society Notes
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Crosby are
rejoicing in the birth of a son.
Mrs. Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. Blah
left last week to be in Texas for the
The Missionary society of the Dun
dee Presbyterian church met Friday
with Mrs. Fred Elliott.
The Bible class led by Mrs. D. L.
Johnston will not meet this week, but
will do so Thursday, December 7, at
tie home of Mrs. Royal D. Miller.
Miss Edna Bartlett and Miss Adah
Klopp entertained at an Orphenm
matinee party Monday for Miss Eva
Johnson, a November bride.
The Dundee Woman's club met
Wednesday with Mrs. J- W. MarshalL
Dr. H. B. Lemere returned Monday
from a week at Excelsior Springs, Mo.
Rev. and Mrs. E. A. Russell of Ord,
Neb, have come to spend the winter
with their daughter, Mrs. W. B.
Howard, and Mr. Howard.
Mrs. George Hoagland spent a few
days in Lincoln last week.
Mrs. D. B. Van Emburgh, accom
panied by ber sister, Miss M. E. Ross,
will arrive this week from New York,
to visit Mrs. Van Emburgh's sister,
Mrs. Mary E. Van Gieson, en route
to Calfornia for the winter. They
will stop at the Fontenelle while in
the city.
Mr, and Mrs. L S. Leavitt have
gone to southern California for the
winter months.
Mrs. D. L. Johnston's Sunday
school class met for a social after
noon Tuesday at the home of Mrs.
Maurice T. Smith.
Mrs. W. J. Miller has returned
from a visit with relatives in Gales
burg, 111.
Mrs. George Sumner had a card
party at her home Tuesday afternoon
for the benefit of the Vocational so
ciety. Mr. and Mrs. Chester C. Wells
entertained at dinner Saturday eve
ning in honor of Miss Harriett Bob
lits of Broken Bow, who is their
Miss Edith Stanton of Chicago is
visiting her aunt. Mn C. B. Moser.
The Young People's Society of
Christian Endeavor of the Dundee
Presbyterian church held a social and
business meeting Friday evening at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Messrs. Howard Beck and Fred
Beck of Steamboat Springs, Colo,
were the guests Friday of Mr. and
Mrs. D. L. Johnston, en route to Chi
cago and return on a motor trip.
Social Items
The annual dance of the volunteer
fire department of Florence will be
given Thursday evening at the Fon
tenelle hall.
Mrs. Julius Broderson entertained
the Ponca Kensington club at her
home. There was a large attendance
of members and all passed a very
pleasant afternoon. Those present
were Mesdames George West, Morin,
Hanson. Raymond and Reed. Mrs.
RoberrWest will be the next hostess.
Mrs. W. P. Thomas, who has been
very ill at her home on Washington
street, was moved to the home of her
daughter in Omaha, where she is
slowly improving.
Mrs. A. H. Shoemaker, who has
been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W.
H. Thomas, left Monday for her
home in Altoona, Pa. 1
Mrs. T. C. Webster entertained the
Ladies' Aid society of the Methodist
church at her home on Thursday af
ternoon. She was assisted by Mrs.
L. A. Taylor, Mrs. W. H. Thomas
and Miss Mabel Taylor.
Mr and Mrs. Mencke spent Sunday
in Blair, visiting friends and rela
tives Mrs. G. S. Hayden has received a
handkerchief from Mrs. Woodrow
Wilson, which will be auctioned off at
the annual sale and bazar of the
Methodist church next week.
J. L. Kliese returned the first of
the week from Missouri, where he
was looking over land with a view to
William and George Michelsen of
De Sota, Neb., spent the fore part of
in Washington
I fr.M J,
the week in Florence visiting their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Michelson.
The sophomore class of the Flor
ence High school has elected these
officers for the ensuing year: Presi
dent, Helen Norlcn; vice president,
Viret Barham: secretary, Jane Specht;
cheer leader, Bertha Ove.
Mr. and Mrs. Steyer entertained
Tuesday evening in honor of Mr.
Steyer's birthday anniversary.
Theodore Storms, who has been
spending the summer in Minnesota,
returned home the forepart of the
B. G. McCloud of Spalding, Neb.,
spent Sunday in Florence visiting
Minne Lusa grove of the Woodmen
circle has issued invitations for a
dancing party Monday evening at Odd
Fellows' hall.
Carl Barsch left the latter part of
the week for Emporia, Kan., where
he will spend some time.
F. E. Babbitt will entertain the
Florence Men's Bible class at his
home on Tuesday evening.
Rev. and Mrs. J. B. Butter enjoyed
a family reunion Sunday when all
their children came home. Those
present were Mr. and Mrs. Donald
Butter, Schenectady, N. Y.; John
Butter, Lakeview, la.; Miss Jean But
ter, Peru, Neb., and F. R. Vosacek
of Omaha.
Mrs. J. H. Price, who has been vis
iting her brother in Iowa for the
last few weeks, returned home the
latter part of the week.
W. R. Serric of Idaho, who has
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Dib
ble, left Tuesday for Kansas..
Alfred Nevins, who has been spend
ing the summer in South Dakota,
returned home Sunday.
Lieutenant A. S. Kenworthy, who
has been spending two weeks in Flor
ence visiting his mother and sister,
leaves today for Texas to rejoin his
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mathews will
entertain Thursday evening at cards.
Social Circles
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Cass have re
turned home from Stewart, la, where
they were called by the death ot Mr.
Cass' mother.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Welch enter
tained at dinner Tuesday evening in
honor of Mrs. A. B. Scotdale of Des
Moines, la.
Mrs. C. J. Nelson has gone to Chi
cago to spend Thanksgiving with her
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Paddock enter
tained the Tuesday Evening Card club
at their home last week, Mesdames
W. F. Vernor, Roy Marshall and E. E.
Paddock and Max Seidle and John
Polian winning the prizes.
Mrs. Jade McGuire was tendered a
surprise at her home Thursday by a
number of friends. The afternoon
was spent in card playing.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Palmer enter
tained at dinner Wednesday in honor
of Mr. and Mrs. William Shipke and
family of Yankton, S. D.
Mrs. A. M. Safford left last Friday
for a visit in Plattsmouth before go
ing east for an extended visit.
The Tuesday Bible class will meet
at the home of Mrs. J. V. Starrett
next week.
The first Bible class meeting of the
Christian church was . held last
Wednesday evening at the home of
Mrs. F. B. Oliver, with Mrs. H. C.
Harding as leader.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Strahle enter
tained at dinner last Sunday in honor
of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sherebaum of
Mrs. C. C. Sawtelle left Friday
morning for Clarks, Neb., where she
will visit a few days with Miss Made
line Horton.
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Rhoadcs of
Stromsburg, Neb., spent the week-end
last week at the H. W. Colson home.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles- Adamson
were pleasantly surprised on their
wedding anniversary by about fifty
friends. Musical numbers were ren
dered bv Misses Liljenstolpe and
Union Thanksgiving services will
be held on next Wednesday evening
at 8 o'clock at the English Lutheran
. A number of prenuptial affairs are
being given in honor of Miss Mable
The Merchants
Will Serve a Special
Thursday, Nov. 30
Look for Menu Wednesday
Evening, November 29th.
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Stenberg, whose marriage to Oscar
Oleson takes place next Thursday at
the bride's home near the Country
The marriage of Miss Alice Michel
and Kenneth Jones occurred about
two months ago, but the event was
kept a secret till last Sunday morn
ing, when the young bride informed
her family and friends by telephone
from their new home at 520 South
Twenty-fourth avenue in Omaha,
where Mr. and Mrs. Jones now reside.
Joseph Amish returned home last
Wednesday evening from Iowa City,
la., where he had been called by the
sickness and death of his father.
A large number of friends from
here attended the funeral services of
Mrs. Viola Guerin's brother, J. R.
Floth, on last Sunday.
The guild gave a Thanksgiving din
ner at the Presbyterian church last
Monday evening for its members. A
program followed the dinner, which
was attended by Misses A. Hall, Kate
Van Horn,' Helen Jorgensen, Cora
Jones, Veta ' Paddock, Ethel Burt,
Bessie Bedell, Vera Freeman, Maude
and Grace Forney, Frankie and Jes
sie Bullock, Helen Snow, Mable Neff,
Anna Christiansen and Eva Harrier;
Mesdames C. C. Sawtelle, I. Mc
Chmg, E. W. Deane and H. C. For-
Ii th Cardinal Virtue In
Sunday, November 26, 1916-
Your Unrestricted Choice Monday From Our
Entire Splendidly Selected Stock of
HP HERE is no need to elaborate on the above statement you know what a half
-- price sale of suits and evening coats means at Burgess-Nash; coming as it does now, fully
six weeks before the usual clearaway period, it is an offering that borders on the sensational.
Price Range $9.75 to $100
Social Affairs
of the South Side
Earl Wells has returned from an
extended western trip and is now at
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Wells, on South Forty
third street.
Miss Mabel Godfrey has returned
to her home in Jackson, Miss., after
spending the last nix months with
her aum, Mrs. Mary Uussce.
Mrs. I A. Barrett has returned
from Shenandoah, la., where she
spent the last week as the guest of
Mrs. Charles Eskew and Mrs. Charles
A daughter was born last Sundav
to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Winter, 4-'U8
South Nineteenth street.
The meeting of the todies' Aid of
the West Side Interdenominational
has been postponed one week on ac
count of Thanksgiving.
The missionary meeting of the
First Christian church will be held
Friday evening at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Samuel Schriglcy.
Mr. Frank H. T. Ritchie of the In
ternational Young Men's Christian as
sociation community workers will
speak at Wheeler Memorial church
at 2:30 today.
Miss Margery Abbot entertained
the O. S. S. club at her home on Sat
urday evening. Eighteen were pres
ent to enjov music and dancing.
Chapter M of the P. E. 0. Sister
hood met Saturday with Mrs. C. W.
Sears. Miss Jessie Stitt was assistant
hostess. Mrs. J. D. Ringer had charge
of a Thanksgiving program.
The Regina club gave a card party
at the Centurian hall Tuesday even
ing. Sixty tables were placed. Among
the prizes were a ton of coal, won
hy Mr. Melcher; a turkey, by Miss
Maria McGovern; two bushels of po
tatoes, bv Mrs. Considine. and a tur
key hy Mr. Considine. Lunch was
The Ladies' Auxiliary of Hiber
nians was entertained by Mrs. D. J.
Farrell at cards Wednesday. Prizes
were won by Mesdames Charles
O'Hara, Joseph Bevins and Miss
Bridget Burns.
On Monday evening the Regina
club will be entertained by Miss Ver
onica and Mercedes Farrell at their
home, 2515 G street
St Hilda's guild, chaperoned by
Mrs. Orrin Merrill, will hold a dancing
party Tuesday evening at Rushing's
One of the prettiest church wed
dings of the season was that of Miss
Frances Shramek and Mr. James
Riha, which took place Tuesday
morning at the Church of the As
sumption. The Rev. Father Chun
dalak officiated. Miss Mary Riha was
bridesmaid and Mr. James Shramek
was best man. Miss Helen Randl
played the wedding march and the
children's choir sang. The bride wore
Burgess-Nash Cot wit
' everybody!! store"
sent on approval, no exchanges, no returns, none sent C.
a gown of white silk poplin trimmed
with shadow lace, the long net veil
was held in place with swansonia. She
carried white roses. The bridesmaid
wore a beautiful light green messa
line gown and carried pink carna
tions. A ' wedding breakfast was
served after the church service at the
home of the bride's parents. In the
aiternoon and evening a reception was
held. More than 100 guests were
present. The music was furnished bv
the Bohemian orchestra of fifteen
pieces. Assisting in the rooms were
the Misses Kate Pavlik, Julia Steno,
Anna Pivondra, Madalinc Pivondra,
Josephine Vecck, Frances Vccek, An
nie Riha, Stella Pavlik. Alter De-1
centner 1, Mr. and Mrs. Kiha will
make their home on the South Side.
Mr. Riha was guest of honor at stag
party Thursday at Vanecek hall. The
IloheniiairTurncrs band furnished the
music for the occasion. Those pres
ent were:
rharlmi Klnunk
.luft Numrrek
JimM ltoim
T.ddy Uilrhl
John Hantn
.lay Hrtdford
Frank Vncpk
John. Vtoik
.Iob Varek
.lamM Bni
.lohn l.fljk
Prank Millar
Jamta Marrnk
Frank Klabenoa
Will glanlck
Prank Vanlrh
taulaa Clnak
.lamMM Hlha
Piank Kllu
Jam, Nhramok
l.oiit Kkvarll
I'harlrH Kola
Jamm Rosa
Prank Hlann
Kd Kiha
Jarm-a Kiha
Kd Wamiir
.!(. Kvapll
Jamaa Tourek
Kmll Tourak
Prank alaryal
Prank Lnjeek
Jamaa Hla:l
Jajnr Yftjiak
Joe Boudvb
West Ambler
Social Activities
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cockayne had
as their week-end guest their nephew,
Jack Bostock of Glenwood, la.
Mrs. David Johnson entertained at
dinner on Tuesday for Mrs. W. E.
Berkman of Monmounth Park.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thomas, who
have been residing in East Ambler
since their marriage in June, have
taken the Buell home. Fifty-first and
Center, for the winter.
Daughters have been added to the
homes of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph La
lich on Forty-ninth and Martha and
Mr. and Mrs. Thorwald Jorgensen,
Fifty-first and Marcy streets, during
the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Gerkin ami son,
Glen, jr., spent the week-end at Cal
houn. H. E. Brown of Scottsbluff, Neb.,
has been the guest this week of his
sister, Mrs. Park Edgar, and family.
Mrs. M. Moore was called this week
to Wauneta, la., by the news that her
mother, Mrs. Thompson, had 1 stroke
of paralysis.
Miss Ethel Hammond entertained
at dinner Friday evening in honor of
her house guest, Miss Jessie Watson,
of Walnut Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hock have
Co. Scond Floor.
as their guest this week Mrs. Hall
Gossard of Jtostwick, Neb. -
Mik and Mrs. E. J. Hartley arrived
from California this week and will
spend the winter with her parents,?
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Karel, west Cen
ter street.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur King have
as their week-end guest Virgil Mil
ler of Manley, Neb.
. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Garman have .
had as guests this week their daugh
ter, Mrs. Don Kaley, and family, who
have recently returned from Stroms
berg, Colo. They will spend the
winter in Omaha.
The stork left sons' at the T. C.
Potter home on south Forty-sixth and
C. M. Plumerer in West Side this ,
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Wilson, who
spent the summer in Seattle, have
returned home.
1 he young people's branch of the
Temperance union gave a musical and
literary program at the church on
Friday evening.
Mrs. I. A. Miller was the guest hi
Rev. and Mrs. T. C Webster in Flor
ence on Thursday at dinner in honor
of their house guest, Mrs. Earl Web
ster. ' .
The Misses Ethel and Ruth Ham
mond went to Irvington Saturday
evening to visit their aunt, Mrs. Mag
gie Kitchen, who will return with
them to spend a week here..
Word has been received here of
the arrival of a son, Willard Hartv
to Mr. and Mrs. Sheerburne Burnat,
at Fergus Falls., Minn. - The mother
was formerly Miss Ada Hart of Eck
erman. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Wisler gave a
dinner Sunday evening for, thefr
house guests, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Marshall, Mr. and Mrs. William
Vickers and Masters Paul, Mitchell'
and George Marshall. .:
The following members of the
Towel club, Mesdames R. J. Sutton,
S. W. Weston, Grant Hayes, L. Bul
lock, A. Hatfield, S. Kern, N. T.
Thompson, E. Doll and B. Polley.
with their hubands, surprised Mr. and
Mrs. A. Wiig on Saturday evening,
the occasion being the birthday of
her husband. ,(
Mrs. Erneat Doll gave a house
party dinner Monday evening in
honor of her aunt, Mrs. August Pabst
of Minneapolis., Covers , were laid
for Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Gehske, Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Willis, Mesdames
Minnie Gehske; Mina Doll, S. F.
Morrey and Misses Minnie, Peterson,
Evelyn, Florence and Grace Doll.
Miss Inges Christian, who left Fri
day for Audubon, la., where she will
teach school the coming year, gave
a farewell party Wednesday evening
to the following young people ol
her school set: Sarah and Lillian Giv
ens, Clara, Olga and Ruth Elmborg,
Ruth Stevens, Emma Palm, Ethel
Hammond, Edward and Jacob Sac
ima, Albert and Marion Dowling,
Everett and Ralph Gantz, Leonard
Johnson, Lafayette Gilmore and Em-
mct McLoy.
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