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dents of the general federation. To Rome." The subject choeen for the
assist in solving the financial queation, coming year's study was France, which
it is suggested that the general federa
tion meet triennially. Thus three years
income in the treasury would be suffic
ient to meet the printing and other
necessary expenses of the convention.
The suggestion that the general feder
ation shall consist solely of individual
clubs, and that state federations shall
exist as state organizations, with the
avowed object of enlarging and deve'op
ing such work as may seem most needed
for the welfare of each state, are new
ia to be elaborated into a program by
Meedampfl Garten and Stein.
The child study department of the
Lincoln woman's club last Saturday at
ternoon was favored with a very inter
esting address by Mrs. A. J. Sawyer on
the subject of "The Home of the Future."
The mothers4 meeting of the woman's
club of Flattsmouth was postponed
Monday afternoon to Tuesday after
noon. Mrs. Walker, president of the
state W. C. T. U was present and ad
dressed the ladies. In the evening a
parlor social Was held at Mrs. Herald's,
to which every one waa invited, to meet
Mrs. Walkor. A program was given.
The woman's club of York met at the
home of Mrs. V. II. Conner March 19th.
1. What changed the states general
into the national assembly ?
2. Name the promiaent men In the
3. Origin of the revolutionary com
mune of Paris.
4. The formation of the national
guards and who commanded them.
5. The storming of the Bastile.
C. The abolition of privileges, August
7. Where was the royal family taken
8. The emigration of the nobles
9. The flight of the king, June 20,
10. What two clubs were organized ?
11. When was the new constitution
framed, and by whom ?
12. The legislative assembly, October
1, 1701, September 21, 1792.
13. The three parties formed at that
14. The war with the old monarchies.
J5. The massacre of the Swiss guards,
August 10, 1792.
16. The flight of Lafayette.
17. The national convention, Septem
ber 21, 1792, October 26, 1795.
18. The two parties in convention.
19. The establishment of the repub
lic, September 21, 1792.
20. Trial and execution of the king,
January 21, 1793.
21. The Reign of Terror, June 2, 1793,
July 27, 1793.
22. The assassination of Marat.
23. Execution of Marie Antoinette,
October 16, 1793.
At the last meeting of the New Book
Review club of Lincoln Mrs. Stone
braker exhaustively reviewed "David
Harum." Mrs. Widener entertained
the club at her pleasant home in East
Lincoln, which was a veritable flower
garden with its profusion of blooming
plants. Roses, hyacinths, tulips, helio
trope and many other flowers trans
formed the house into a garden. The
members were prepared to present their
favorite tune on the Jew's harp provided
by the hostess. The honors were ac
corded to Mrs. Eliss Baker. After this
merry interlude, the customary toasts
"over the tea cups" were given.
I Some of the
Now on Our
Golf Suits and Skirts.
Fine Hand-Made Laces.
Cambric, Swiss and Nainsook
Printed Foulard and othor Fnncy
"New Finish" Black Silk Cro
pons. Beaded and Spangled Robes and
Not for many years has there boon
a season when it was so neces
sary for those who want choico
fabrics to make their selections
Weeping Water Zatotic club was
called to order by the vice president,
Mrs. Dunham, March 17th, at the homo
of Mrs. Nellie Miller, ten members and
one visitor being present. Mrs.Keithley,
our visitor, sang very beautifully the
solo, ''Trouble." Mrs. Teegarden con
ducted a short parliamentary practice,
which was after the manner of a ques
tion box, written questions being brought
in by the members to be answered by
other members called upon. Mrs. Gates
gave a very interesting and encouraging
report from the visiting school commit
tee, in which she had none but words of
commendation for the work done by our
public schools of this place. Adjourned
to meet March 31st with Mrs. Woodford,
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This afternoon the Zetetic club was
called to order by the vice president at
th home of Mrs. Donelan. Fourteen
members were present. Mrs. Shannon
was elected to membership. Mrs. Dun
ham very ably presented the subject of
"Sandwich Islands Missionary Pro
gress Leper Island." Mrs. Nellie Sack
ett read an ideal original paper, subject,
"The Ideal Woman." Our hostess
served delicious popcorn balls. Mrs.
Teegarden played the solo "Illusion."
Victory . .
Easily and Hon
estly Won by
WEBER MAN ?(D.
The Maurice Grau Opera Co., of New York, have recently
made arrangements whereby the Weheu Grand Pianos will be
used exclusively by them at the Metropolitan opera honse in
New York City, and in all their concerts throughout the United
States. This marked recognition of the merits of the Web Kit
Piano easily places it above all other pianos in the most cultured
The general agency for this renowned instrument is held by
Miattfievs Mario Co.
I120 O street) Lincoln, Xebr.
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The laBt meeting of the music depart
ment of the Lincoln woman's club was
held at the home of Mrs. G. F. Fisher.
As several members of this department
are expecting to go to Europe this sum
mer, and to visit not only the Paris ex
position, but Oberammergau also, the
leader, Mrs. Eames, lectured on "The
Passion Play at Oberammergau." which
will be presented this summer from
May to October. Great interest centers
about this play, and all American
tourists in Europe will surely find their
way there, as the play is presented only
once in twenty years. The next meet
ing of this department will be with
Mrs. J. M. Birkner, 823 J street on
March 30th. Subject, "Bach's Life and
The Fortnightly met Tuesday after
noon, with Mrs. C. H. Gere. Mrs. H. II.
Wilson, chairman of the committee ap
pointed to prepare the program for next
year, presented the plan in detail, which
includes important achievements of the
past century. Mrs. W. J. Lamb, leader
for the afternoon, read a very interest
ing paper on "The Jew in Russia." It
was decided to hold the election of offi
cers at the next meeting, which will be
held on April 3d at the home of Mrs.
A. J. Sawyer.
orr I Ifm minimi r
To clubs of ten taking The Courier the
annual subscription price is seventy five
cents (75 cents). Regular subscription price
one dollar per year.
15 hours and 40 minutes now to Chicago via
THE BURLINGTON, leaving1 Lincoln at
5:50 p. m., arrive Chicago 9:30 a. m.;
leaving- Lincoln 10:35 p. m., arrive Chicago
2:15 p. m.
The Burlington is Progressive, and Her
Service Shows it.
Mrs. H. B. Patrick entertained the
Hall in the Grove of Lincoln last Friday
afternoon. "Art and Artists of Rome"
was piesented by Mrs. Winchester, who
added much to this interesting topic by
illustrating it with many pictures. Mrs.
George Adams read a very interesting
paper on "Sculpture and Sculptors in
Ihe W. T. M. of East Lincoln gave an
original program last Friday. At each
meeting the members of this club re
spond to roll call with selections from
some author named by the vice presi
dent at the previous meeting. For a
change the members were requested to
bring for this meeting an original pro
duction. The hostess, Mrs, G. J. Hess
of 337 North Twenty-sixth street, offered
a prize for the best poem. Mrs. HesB
shifted the responsibility of judge upon
an invited guest, Mrs. J. F. Stevens, who
was supposed to be a disinterested party.
"Suspension Bridge" waa the title of a
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