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ment, but secretly wished Prof. Travis
would start a training school and put
his theories into practisa. Mrs. Waugh
read an interesting paper oo the "Value
of table talk," Mrs. C. 0. Parmalee on
insures her hearty applause. She has
the honor ot being the first woman to
bring out a book of dialect poems and
if the few which she has so kindly
favored her Stromsburg friends with
the "Punishment of children" and Mrs. are a sample of the book there certainly
Chapman a very beautiful essay on the
"Sorrows of children." Mrs. Cole read
an interesting short paper and most of
the ladies joined in ths discussion
An invitation from the Ashland club
can be no doubt as to its success,
A rekaing was next given by Miss
Nellie Smith on the execution of Anne
Boleyn. The address given by Mrs.
Stoutenborough at the federation meet
ing at Beatrice was then read by the
to visit and join with them in a joint corresponding secretary and enjoyed by
program sometime in April, was accept- all the members. The beautiful thoughts
ed, witnout a dissenting vote. Mrp. expressed could not help but be an in
Stoutenborough and Mrs. Agnew were spiration and help to all club members
appointed on program committee. The for more loyalty to each other and more
Child Study department gains in in- united effort for broad work. Current
terest as the year draws near its close, topics were then discussed, after which
Mrs. Atwood the leader, has exerted her- the business, when club adjourned to
self to make it most enrertaining and meet with Mrs. Otto Johnson Saturday,
instructive and the club always feels March 5.
benefited by her department meetings. The English history department is
takirg a review of two yeare work and
SoroEia met with Mi6S Harris finds it very profitable and interesting.
on luestiay, iuarcn i. Alter me me literary department is studying
usual preliminaries ot roll call anu reaa- Longfellow.
iog of the minutes of the last meeting, The appointment of Mrs. P. S. Buck
Mrs. N. Z. Snell read a paper on The ley as postmistress cf this place created
Annexation of Hawaii of so excellent a a feeling of just pride among her many
form and composition that no one who friends in the club. She isoneof the
heard it can forget it. She has read charter members of the Stromsburg
much, but the product was origin?! and Woman's club and has always been
possessed that rare characteristic, form. m0Bt loyal and ready to act for anything
The synopsis follows: which was of interest to the club. She
annexation of Hawaii. has always been an active worker in all
1. Description of Islands, form of gov- educational lines which has been suc-
2. HiBtory of Treaty Negotiations.
3. Japsn's protest.
4. Arguments in favor of:
a. A strategical point, coaling sta
b. To prevent the dominancy cf a
c. To secure to United States the
commerce and shipping of the
(7. A peace measure.
5. Arguments against:
a. Unconstitutional and un-American.
b. Contrary to Monroe Doctrine.
c. Precedent for unlimited annexa
tions. d. Dangerous to American political
c. Possible statehood.
f. Source of weakness in time of
Heavy expenditures to protect.
Injurious to beet sugar industry
and beneficial to sugar trust.
i. Leprosy in Hawaii.
G. Would protectorate or reciprocity
treaty give United States same ad
vantages. 7. Conclusion.
cessfully demonstrated by her work in
the school here during her service &e
member of the school board. She haB
established herself as thoroughly com
petent and conscientious in her position
of public trust so there can be no doubt
as to the manner in which she will fill
this latter appointment. It will un
doubtedly be a credit to herself, the
community and any organization of
which she is a member.
Gnosis club of Milford, met Wednes
dcy evening, FeDruary 23, with Miss
Stump. To roll call, each member re
sponded with a favorite quotation and
an interesting program followed.
I. Biography of Shakspere. Part 1
Miss Schaaf. From all that can be
gathered concerning the first half of
Shakspere's life, a very correct inference
was drawn as to his disposition and in
clinations, outside influences affecting
his character and works, his ambitions
and their end or accomplishment.
II. Biography of Shakspere.
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club report of Margaret Hamilton Welch pled by the traditional squaws in pic-
in Harpers Bazar: turesque blankets and moccasins, such
"The North Carolina Sorosis, of Wil- opinion may be quickly relinquished.
mington, N. C, is evidently awake to the When its membership is nearly all full
Part 2 responsibilities of its name. The excel- blooded Indian women of the type and
This part of the program lent work of this club has been noticed characteristics of their race, they speak
was a reading of the latter half of the before in this department. Although English perfectly, and are clothed by
author's life and works. A dividing of '0UD& it is in a most flourishing condi- the dressmrkers art as much as any of
his life and labor into periods showed tion, and has grown to five departments us. The name of the club is delightfully
how successive changes in mind, fortune Literature, Art, Home Science, Cur- J ndian and musical Wabanaki. About
and interests gave to us the many sided rent Events and Press. The last men- fifteen women compose the membership
man and his great variety of production. tioned consists of a club department in at the moment, beaded by Mre. Martha
This article was ably commented unon the local paper, which keeps the citizens Nickolar.of Old Town, who is of distin-
by reader. of the community cognizant of what the guished Indian ancestry. The object of
For the Couriek: III. How to study Shaksnere Miss c'ub accomplishing. The work of the club is most laudable that of up-
The Stromsburg Woman s club bas so Banks. Good instruction was contain- "xe Home Science department is par
far had a most successful and progres- ed in this paper as follows: Donotform Ocularly practical and commendable. It
sive career and its energetic president, an opinion of a part before reading the 8 BPending ita energies this winter in
uarK,uaia;uiiuiiiauu wnoie. uo not read commentaries be- "ringing aooui a oeiier sanitary
The club will meet with Mrs. Munger
on Tuesday, March 15.
putting into execution new pians ior tne fore reading the work. Do not write es-
better advancement of our club. At tho says on so extensive a subject without
meeting of February 11 a miscellaneous considerable knowledge of it.
program was proposed with the current IV. Stratford on the Avon Miss
a better sanitary and
hygienic condition in Wilmington, no-
Iiftmg the condition of the tribe. It is
their purpose to establish an industrial
school on Indian Island as soon as pos
sible, and practical means have been
taken in furtherance of this plan. The
tably in the streets. It has just present- dub is loyal to the tribal traditions, and
ed to the Board ot Aldermen a petition one of its efforts will be devoted to the
expressing the manner in which it would preservation of all historical data and
topics and business and other dates for Stump. The place of Shaksoere'a birth Jike the co-operation of the city fathers relics of the tribe which may be had.
the history and literary departments, the approach and entrance into Strat- 'n e metbods of removing refuse and No recital can be more impressive of
It has proven a most successful and in- ford, its inns and other establishments Beneral care ot the city's coaifort. The how the club idea has spread than that
teresting plan as now our regular club and the points in which they have com- petition outlines, too, "the demands that it should have found a place among
day is an afternoon of entertainment to memmorated the life of this zreat author the Board should make upon the citizens these conservative and traditionally un-
and utilized the names of his dramatic n assistance of this work. The ladies enthusiastic women."
characters in appropriate places were are verv noPe'ul ' favorable action up-
pleasingly described. on their request. Another effort on the The city improvement society met
V. Studies and criticisms, Miss Honey- Parto' the Home Science department Wednesday morning in the capitolbuild-
cutt. Observations of the environment, w'" be the establishing of a training- ing, about the usual number being pres-
thecharacter and literary work of Shak. school for white servants a project that ent.
life of "Mary Qceen of Scots by Miss pere, also comments upon a few or his is a Dew undertaking in the Southern
Jennie Scott. Then followed a recitation popular dramas with a few comparisons city."
oy airs, juaei .uasever, giving oub ei ana a rew criticisms of other authors
all but three or four members, who giv
papers, recitations, etc.
Our first miscellaneous program was
given at the homo of Mrs. Albert Heu
blom and the club was entertained by a
thoughtful and interesting paper on the
"X Mnina nliiK thof ! ..:.. !
h" f "e? P?!-D?B' W o.V'n Tt b6 f ter Vfe0'lDe t0 th Critic'8 rePrt we Promi98 valuable work is a club
published It .s entitled "Uncle Jonas adjourned to meet with Miss Stevens. of Indian women of the Tarratin tribe.
Views on Kehgion." Her style of dialect , T ,. T , , . T. ""
,-,,.. , j , mt A . of Indian Island, Maine. If any one
and delivery is very takmg and always These two items are taken from the fancie8 that the club meetings are peo-
After an interesting report from Mrs.
M. D. Welch, chairman of the street
cleaning committee, an informal discus
sion was entered into on the existing
conditions of tho streets. The filth, on
the walks in particular, is worse than
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