The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903, June 09, 1900, Page 8, Image 8
8 THE COURIER. tlinillMMMHMIHIMIMMtlMMMMMMIMIMMMIOMmMMMIMMMMMMMIMIMMOIMMMMMMMMMMMMIOMOMMMMOOMMMOMO0 I JUNE SELLING EVENT COMMENCES IN OUR COMMODIOU8 ESTABLISHMENT MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 11th. The May business was the heaviest we ever before did, and we intend to make June THE BANNER MONTH OF THE YEAR. Very special prices have been made on Prices that cannot fail to crowd our Store each day. New and Artistic Millinery at sweeping reductions. Low Prices on Suits and Jackets. Popular Priced Waist Selling. Hosiery and Underwear at Remarkable Prices. Wash Goods at Our Usual Non-Competitive Figures. Domestics at Manufacturers' Cost. CHINA AND GLASSWARE AT RADICAL REDUCTIONS. See Yellcwr Circular for HHill Particulars. 1000(D)0 Yellow Delivered Moaaday me. will W&felh illtlilllMIIIMIIMteoOOeiOMMIIMCeiMIMIMItOIIIIMIIMIIMMMIIIIOOMIIIHMIIOMMIXXlOO Diiimiiamaf E. Turner, Mra. 0. W. Turner and eon, left on Wednesday for Spirit Lake, Iowa. Mra. Lee Arnett, Mrs. Merritt Black burn and Mrs. M. C. Laymon gave a butterfly reception on Friday, from two thirty to five-thirty. Beth Bonnell and Valley Bonnell, young butterflies, open ed the door and presented the card tray. The guests were met by Miss Dalby in a striking black and jet butterfly cos tume, at the drawing room door and directed to the receiving party, Mrs. Arnett, Mrs. Blackburn and Mrs. Lay mon. Mrs. Arnett was gowned in white mull with many parures of tuckings. Mrs. Blackburn's gown was of black and yellow liberty silk, and Mrs. Lay mon wore 'an effective gown of black and white dotted silk muslin. The drawing room decorations were palms, syringas and graceful twistings and windings of smilaz. In the library the ceiling was festooned with green and white roping. The chandelier globes were shaded in yellow with gay butterflies that had lighted here and there. There was an oriental nook from which a refreshing fruit punch waa served by Mrs. Spangler in hand some, black butterfly appearel. She was assisted by Miss Bobiason, gay in a black and yellow garb with butterfly wings. Miss Graham in lavender and white and Mitt Edna Harley, in pale green with dark trimmings, were bril Jiant butterflies as they glided first here, then there in receiving the guests. In the dining room red and white were the themes of color. The ceiling was hung with red, white and blue fringed ropes. The table centre was Battenberg lace and red carnations. Miss Rice in a lovely white costume with dainty frills, served the ice. Her assistant butter flies were: Miss Mamie Miller, in pop py color, and Miss Mildred Parks in red. Mias Smith in white made with a wing effect and gold garnitures hovered near the malic box. In another direc tion opening from the library waa the butterfly, bower. From the ceiling were blue aa4 pink festoons. On the chan delier1 were Hue and pink shades. The walls' were covered with butterflies of colors and descriptions. There i frequent mirrors upon the walls that reflected the brilliant scene. Miss McWhinnie in blue and pink waa the good fairy butterfly, presenting each guest with blossoms of yellow jessamine. Miss Bonnell in pink and white flutter ed near a music box, which played gay ly. All of the costumes were unique in their design and their brilliant and dashing colors gave one the feeling of having in truth joined a butterfly world. The program committee of the Mati nee Musicale, Miss Childa chairman, has arranged the following outline for next season's work: President's Day Oct. 1. Wedding March Oct. 15. American Composers Oct. 29. Artist Recital Nov. 12. Opera Program Nov. 26. Open Meeting Dec. 10. Calendar of Song Jan. 7. Musical Contrasts Jan. 21. Artist Recital Feb. 4. Hours of the Day Feb. 18. Music of all Nations March 4. Songs of Sorrow March 18. Artisc Recital Apr. 1. Flower Music Apr. 15. Open Meeting Apr. 29. Reception May 5. The leaders of the first division are: Mrs. A. W. Johnson and Mrs. Gould; second division, Mrs. J. W. Winger and Miss Shute; third division, Miss Childa and Miss Givens. Mrs. E. H. Steckley and Mrs. E. R. Wells gave a proverb party on Tuesday afternoon at the home of the former. Mrs. Steckley's home is pretty and fresh in its attire and charming was the ef fect, with a number of women, in sum mer frocks. Each woman came dressed or decorated in such a way as to illus trate the proverb that she had chosen. Some of those most cleverly illustrated were "Penny in a pocket, good compan ions," "Burnt child dreads the fire," and "He who laughs last, laughs best" The last was illustrated by five heads each face more laughing than the one before. Mra. Woodworth was the most successful in guessing the proverbs, and she was rewarded with a picture. Mrs. Wharton came second in the line of success. She was presented with a book of proverbs. A light luncheon cool and refreshing was served. Miss Harley gave a handkerchief shower on Wednesday afternoon for Miss Rickettn. The young women gathered on the lawn, where it was pleasant to chat and laugh. The hand kerchiefs were fastened on a white um brella, which was fastened and wound with jessamine. Miss Dorothy Baker, in a white frock and pink sash, carried out from the house the luxuriously laden sunshade and presented it to MisB Ricketts. As she opened it the delicate pieces of linen and lace flutter ed in the breeze. The invited guests were: Mesdames C. R. Lee, Lew Mar shall, Roes Curtice, Elmer Merrill, F. W. Kind, Ackermann, Emory Hardy, H. H. Harley, and I. N. Baker. Misses Colson of Fremont, ClarR, Garten, Conk lin, Rice, Risser, Webster, Harwood. Broady, Grace Broady, Ames, Heaton, Thiel of St. Louis, Whiting, Adelloyd Whiting, Hammond, Clara Hammond, Kirker, Griggs, Nance, Whedon( Mar garet Whedon, Frances Gere, Ellen Gere, Richards, Hawley, Houtz, Lind ley, Hargreaves and Bridge. Miss Marie Talbot gave a bicycle party on Wednesday evening in honor of Miss Zella Metcalf and Mr. Casey Hamilton. After an hour's ride the gay little company returned to the Tal bot home where ice cream and cake were served. The porch was festooned with red, white and blue bunting, a large music box played merrily and a refreshing lemonade was served from a great punch bowl. The lawn was 'fes tive with lanterns, rugB and chairs. Those present were the Misses Neva Hibner, Mary Minor, Cora Faulkner, Ethel Burkett, Addie Hamilton, Helen Laws, Edna Baker, Mignon Gaylord, Lila LeGore, Gratia Green, Marian Hart, Vera Bignell, Katherine Lee, Ir ma Sears, Wilma Casebeer, Gladys Gar routte, Annie Jones, Dorrance Har wood and Zella Metcalf. Messrs. Aldis Hibner, Herbert-Post, Allan Flansburg, Ted Faulkner, John Burkett, Earl Fos ter, Willard Mills, Robert Warren, Laurence Tipling, Alva Gaylord, Jean Biguell, Ira Lee, Vogle Gettier, Casey Hamilton and Chester Ager. Mrs. Edward Lewis Baker gave a kensiogtoa on Tu2sday afternoon in honor of her mother, Mrs. H. M. Cooke, who has lately returned from Puerto Rico. There were bowls of fragrant roseB placed in picturesque opportune places and long syringa branches here and there. A guessing game in which Mrs. Green was the most successful, occupied a goodly part of the afternoon. She was presented with a charming gift-book. In the library was an in teresting collection of curios that Mrs. Cooke had brought from Puerto Rico. A three course luncieon was served. Those present were: Mesdames Mars land, Rose, J. G. Morrison, Green, Mary Phillips, Eliza Polk, C. W. Chambers, Miller, I. E. Johnson, McCreery, Mary E. Van Brunt, R. T. Van Brunt, R. D. Stearns, C. E. Yates, Eli Plummer, F. M. Hall, W. M, Hindman and Mies Minnie Cooke. Mrs. Blanche Reddish gave a party forLavern Reddish small maiden, at the home of her mother, Mrs. J. C. Lamb, 2824 Q street, on Thursday after noon. There was gamboling upon the green and fruit punch whenever there were thirsty lips. Later ice cream and cake were served at small tables. Mrs. Reddish waa assisted by Mrs. Neir and Miss Nellie Hartley. Those invited were: Stella Sallenbach, Lucile Clyce, Marie Ciittendon, Helen Morse, Ethel Speier, Rae Neir, Dorothy Wallace, Helen Wallace, Russet Gentzler, Her bert Diamond, Katherine Moore, Har old Clyce, Herbert Sallenbach, Edith Sheely, Leon Rugg, Genevieve Roberts, Mary St. Clair, Dorris King and Ruth Shivelv. Tuesday evening at eight o'clock Miss Edna Williams wbb married to Mr. Orville Eddy of Minneapolis, in the Westminster Presbyterian church of Omaha. The bride is a well known musician and has been leader of the chorus and soprano soloist of the West minster church for several years. Mr. Orville Eddy is a son of Mr. and MrB. Ambrose Eddy of Lincoln and has been a successful manager of the furnishing department of Browning & King's store in Minneapolis for eight years. The wedding party consisted of the maid of honor, two bridesmaids, the best man, the ushers and ring bearer, Master Can field Eddy, who was a princely little boy in his brown suit and flaring collar. Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Orville Eddy were in Lincoln and Mr. and Mrs. Am brose Eddy gave them a breakfast at eleven o'clock. The flower scheme of the parlor was white roses. The guests were seated at two tables in the dining room, which was handeo-nely decorated with pink roses An elaborate collation was served. The invited guests were Messrs. and Mesdames Nelson Taylor and John C. Wharton of University Place, Becker of OmahB, Burt Davis, Crandall, I. N. Goddard, James Boyd; Mrs. Moore; Miss Mamie Taylor and -A V"