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which was answered simultaneously by
all on the stage. Many of the costumes
were of great beauty, and as the "Cas
tillana" are great travelers in Spain, as
well as students of her art and history,
many of the ladies wore shaws. man
tillas, pearls, fans, and even whole cos
tumes which they themselves had
brought from Spain. Mrs. Woolson
was gowned in black and pale blue,
with mantilla of Spanish lace, and wore
the golden arrows of Isabella set with
tourmaline, which were presented to
her by the club. Mrs. Crane was a
stately figure in white lace mantilla and
pearls which she purchased in Seville.
Mrs. Washington G. Benedict made a
very picturesque Benedictine nun; Mrs.
Adeline C. Ferguson was georgeous in
red and yellow, as one of Cervantes'
characters; Miss Thompson wore a
Maritana costume of yellow satin; Miss
Jocelyn wore a striking peasant cos
tume; MisB Elizabeth Porter Goold
wore a handsome costume of white
crepe and black SpaLish lace; Mrs. Hal
lett and many others wore beautiful
costumes of crepe and lace and the
Spanish colore. Supper was served
from nine to eleven in the banquet hall
from tables gorgeously decorated in red
and yellow, and a charming feature of
the evening was the solo dancing by the
herald, Mr. Benedict.
The reception and musical to be
given to the members of the Matinee
Musical at the home of Mrs. Mary Fitz
gerald will occur on Monday afternoon,
May the twenty-tirst.
Doctor and Mrs. F. W. Tucker gave
a reception on Friday evening for the
graduating class of the Weeleyan Con
servatory of Music. There were about
a hundred guests, the musical faculty,
and a few friends being asked, besides
the graduates. Palms and potted
plants were used everywhere in great
numbers. Doctor and Mrs. Tucker and
Professor O. E. Locke, director of the
Wesleyaii Conservatory, received the
guests. In the library, which was dec
orated with a profusion of flowers and
potted plants, a fruit punch was eerved
by Miss Piper. The dining room was
made fragrant and effective with Eister
lilies and roses. Ice cream and straw
berries were served here and those as
sisting were the Misses Ethel Bignell,
Stella DouglaB and Francis Huntington.
There was a short, interesting musical
program. The Wesleyan quartette gave
several numbers. Mies Shepherd a
violin solo. Miss Ethel Tyndale sang,
Professor Turner recited and Miss For
estall rendered an instrumental solo.
The members of the graduating class
are the Misses Minnie E. Gardiner,
Victoria Iledden, Pearl Anderson, Cec
ctl Longworth. Mabel Vincent, Leslie
Crawford, Sadie Hepperlen, Edith Tyn
dall, Eunice Mouteon, Edith Forestall,
Gertrude Meade Edna Dickson, Mrs. A.
E. Van Skiske and Mr. Frank W.
Farmes. The door was opened by Miss
On Friday afternoon Mrs. George
Woods gave a card party in honor of
Mrs. Beman Dawes. Four handed
euchre was the game. The invited
guests were: Meedames Morrison, Carl
Funke, Ladd, Hargreaves, Ogden, Ed
Fitzgerald, Griffith, Dorgan, .Howe,
Frank Woods, Rector, Marshall, Cur
tice and W. F. Kelley. Misses Oakley,
Burr, Marshall, Burnham, Ljwis and
Woods. A three course luncheon was
Berved, and so charming were the ar
rangements thereof that each guest was
in possession of the pass-word, bon
Miss Burnham entertained in honor
of her cousin. Miss Lewis of Glasgow,
Kentucky, on Thursday. Four handed
euchre was the amusement of the eve
ning. There are beautiful shades and
tones in the furniture and draperies in
the Burnham home. Thursday they
were made brilliant and glowing with
American Beauties and Meteor roses.
Thre were also great bowls of lilacs
about. The invited guests were: Mes
srs. and Mesdames Beman Dawes, John
Dorgan, George Woods, Frank Woods,
Morrison, Edmisten, -Kector, Crancen
Curtice, Peter Lau and Evans. Misses
Alexander of Omaha, Lewis, Putnam,
Burr, Nance, Cochrane, Welch, Wat
kinB, Whedon, Oakley, Watkins, Hayes,
Hoover and tfollowbush, and Mrs. Grif
fith. Messrs. Baldwin, Honeywell, Mc
Creery, Walsh, Paul Fitzgerald, Joyce,
Whedon, Thatcher. Raymond, Marley,
Hayes and Dickson of Ntbraska City.
There will be several box parties this
evening to hear Mr. John Drew.
Mrs. Ode Rctor entertains the
Cheese and Cracker club this afternoon
for Mrs. Beman Dawes. There will be
lilacs in abundance "The Titles of
Popular Songs," is to be the afternoon's
game. The invited guests are: Mes
dames Manahan, Merrill, Curtice, Dor
gan, Dawes, George Woods, W. F, Kel
ley, Howe and Crancer. Mieeen Burn
bam, Lewis of Kentucky, Alexander of
Omaha, Kelley, McClure of Mount
Pleasant, Hollowbush, Nance, Oakley,
Cadet Captain Paul Weeks of Com
pany B, was at home to the members of
his company on Tuesday evening from
eight to ten o'clock, Tne bouse was
radiant with flowers representing the
University scarlet and cream, there be
ing carnations and Meteor rosea. A
college town knows what good times
college boys may have together and
Tuesday was a decided expression of
this faculty of enjoment. There is
certainly a distinctive camarederie
among members of the same company.
Tbero were speeches and college songs
that came unprompted eiept from the,
spirit of the occasion. Mrs. Sedgwick
of York, added much to the evening's
pleasure by her delightful playing. Be
B;des the members of the company, Re
gent and Mrs. Teeters and Mr. Steb
bins, former Captain of Company B,
were present. Mrs. Weeks serred a
supper of the good things of which
young men are fond.
Mrs. Wallace, Mrs. Stevens and Mrs.
Peters will give a reception at the home
of the former, 2GJ5 Q street, this after
noon. Before leaving Lincoln on Thursday,
May the third, Senator Thurston re
ceived a message inquiring whether he
would be in Omaha that evening. A -bout
half past eight an orchestra oc
cup:ed the veranda of his residence and
played a great variety of patriotic airs
Mrs. Angie F. Newman lectured in
Fremont before the students of the
Normal school on "Army Experiences
in Honolulu." On Wednesday of this
week she spoke in Otoe county on the
"Land of Pyramids."
Mrs. Elias Baker entertained at six
banded euchre on Wednesday after
noon for Mrs. Strickler of Omaha, and
Mre. Brown of Des Moines. The house
was filled with flowers, roses, carnations
and lilacs in profusion. Mrs. S. C.
Hoover and Mrs. William Dorgan were
the most successful players of the after
noon. Those present were: Mesdames
Brown, Strickler, A.L.Hoover, S. C.
Hoover, William Dorgan, Aitken, M. I.
Aitken, George H. Clark, Helweg, Tut
tle. Van Brunt, Garoutte, Casebeer, C.
I.Jones, Kirby, Mullen, Frank Woods,
Slonebreaker, Rewick, Risser, and
Scott. Misses Gertrude Aitken, Risser,
Weeks and Bradt of Beatrice.
The Good Times Euchre club met in
a business way on Thursday afternoon
with Mrs. George Woods. Mrs. Dorgan
was elected president and it was decid
ed to change the name of the club, but
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