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P. 0. ZEHRUNG. Mon.
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TUESDAY OCT, 22
J. B. Furguson went to Chicago Mon
day. Geo. D. Gamp left for St. Louis Mon
day. Miss Maggie Smith is in Helena,
Miss Carrie Grensel visited friends in
Plattsmouth this week.
Mrs. Otto Mohrenetecher has gone to
Quincy, 111., to visit her parents.
Judge Reese went to Denver Tuesday
morning to meet Mrs. Reese, who has
been in the mountains, and returns
Miss Anderson gives a party to her
classmate, Miss Triplett, tonight on the
occasion of Miss Triplett's departure
from Lincoln. A large number of uni
versity students are invited.
The latest thing in Milford gold was
exhibited in the window of a restaurant
on Tenth street. A plate of innocent
virgin soil was heavily besprinkled with
gold dust, at which the hay-seede gazed
in undisguised rapture.
Mrs. Margaret E. Hoover died at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. J. W.
Daugherty, Sunday morning. The
funeral services were conducted at the
house and the remains were taken to
I SOCIAL GOSSIP I
I PIHhVp $ wHw lywHrT wf'y Bfl!l?:-"i"; JHBiiB
MISS LILLIAX LEWIS
Point Low, 111., for burial.
Many of the ladies during the wo
men's federation meetings met Mrs.
Towne and Mrs. Ford of Omaha. Both
these ladies gave parties last week for
their friend, Mrs. Spottiswoode, of Or
ange, X. J. Mrs. Spottiswoode left the
early part of the week for her eastern
It is unfortunate that the Patriarchs
and the Pleasant Hour club give their
party on the same night next week.
The executive committees of the various
clubs should hold a conference and ar
range their dates so that any one, pop
ular enough to be invited to all the club
parties, might do so.
Mr. Carl Tucker, the young man who
has come rapidly to the front as a vocal
teacher during the last b'ix months, now
has large classes in Seward, Grand
Island and Kearney. Mr. Tucker is a
young man of many and varied ambi
tions and a goodly share of what is com
monly called "artistic temperament."
He has had most enviable success with
his out-of-town classes, and his popu
larity among his pupils is most flatter
ing. One evening last week, Mrs. A. J.
Sawyer entertained at her home
the city librarian and members of the
library board. Mrs. Sawyer was for
years an active member of the board
and has always manifested the greatest
interest in the library and its work.
Supper was served at 6even o'clock
The toasts were conducted in a unique
manner, the regular order of business
of the library board meeting followed. Mr.
Geisthardt made the first toast in the
shape of a secretary's report, Mrs.
Shepherd made a witty toast on cata-
loguing, Carrie Dennis read the li-
brarian's report. Then followed the
reports of special committees by Rev.
Cbapin, Dr. Lasby. Mrs. McConnell and
Mrs. Pound. Mr. C. II. Gere spoke on
unfinished business. Mrs. Sawyer acted
as president and toast mistress.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Brown entertained
the F street whist club on Tuesday beauties to which he treated the young
evening. The rooms were not crowded woman. When he became perfectly reck
but sociably filled by the expert mem- less in the matter of boxes, then you
bers of the club. They played till near- knew pretty surely that the engagement
ly 11, when refreshments were served was on. Then come the cards, then
and the guests had to leave. It is al- marriage and then "Farewell Lurial"
ways the way. When you have a tooth- No more box parties and no more flow
ache Time sits down beside you and era. The break is sudden and absolute,
folds his hands and waits; when you are I saw some young married people in a
playing cards with a good partner he box here one time, and that was several
flees from you with a villain's laugh, weeks ago at Roland Reed. I was in
The following is a partial list of those hopes that perhaps that daring example
present: Mr. and Mrs, E. E. Brown, might change things a little, but "Nay,
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Tilton, Mr. and Mrs. nay, Pauline," it was not to be. I am
C. E. Yates, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Moore, sorry that the boxes are not patronized
Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Phillips, Dr. and more now. A very stupid play is en
Mrs. F. B. Righter, Mr. and Mrs. I. M. durable when the boxes are full of
Raymond, Mr. and Mre. C. H. Imhoff, pretty faces and pretty gowns. Besides
Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Turner, Mr. and that, one of the innocent and most cor
Mre. C. H. Morrill, Mrs. A. B. Clark, rect attentions that a young man can
Miss Bertie Clark, Miss Sarah Harris, bestow upon a young lady is to ask her
Mr. Albinus Nance, Mr. Cal Thompson, to be one of a box party.
FUNKE OPEM H
P. C. ZEHRUNG. Man.
TUESDAY 00T. 22
Mrs. Baldwin, Mattson Baldwin, Mrs.
Henry Oliver, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Coff
roth, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Richards.
The absence of box parties at the the
atres this season is notable. Hard times
1S not the only reason for the emptiness
ot tno boxes and logias. Just now there
happens to be no ardent love affairs go-
ing on in high life and that settles tbo
box business. Box parties in this town
wero always queer things anyway. They
were such unerring indicators. You
could always tell Just how serious a
young man's intentions were by the
number of box parties and American
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