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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 24, 1901)
MISS OAKLEY AND MR. CLARK,
Who will be married on Thursday, August twenty-ninth, at Holy Trinity Church.
The wedding next week of Miss Oak
ley and Mr. Clark has been the occasion
of several very pretty luncheons and
dinners this week. Not alone in Lincoln,
the home of the bride-elect, is great in
terest manifested in the approaching
nuptials. In Omaha, where Miss Oak
ley has many friends, and in Chicago,
where she is known in musical and so
cial circles and where Mr. Clark has
Ecored many of bis greatest successes as
a vocalist, the occasion is receiving more
than the usual consideration. The Chi
cago Saturday Evening Herald of last
week contains the following notice:
"CardB were received here this week to
the wedding of Miss Pauline Maude Oak-
'""iay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Holland
Hector Oakley, 1624 M Street, Lincoln,
Neb., and Mr. Frank King Clark, which
will be solemnized at Holy Trinity
Church, Lincoln, Neb., on Thursday,
August 29 at 8.30 o'clock. The cere
mony will be followed by a large recep
tion at 0 o'clock at the residence of the
bride's parents. The matron of honor
will be a cousin of the bride, Mrs.
Thomas W. Griffith, of Lincoln, Neb.
The bridesmaids will be the Misses Mae
Mount, of Omaha, Marie Hoover. Helen
Nance, and Vine Gahan, of Lincoln.
There will be two flower children, Mis?
Aileen Griffith and Master Oakley Max
well, both of them cousins of the bride.
The beet man will be Mr. James P.
Whedon, of this city, and the ushers will
be Mr. Theodore Peck, New York; Ca
det Owen A. Oakley, U. S. SS. Kear
sarge, a brother of the bride; Mr.
George Shedd, Ashland, Neb , Mr. Rob
ert Joyce, Lincoln, Neb.; Mr. George
Backus and Mr. A- L. Bowman, of Chi
cago. The ceremony will bo performed
by a classmate of Mr. Clark, the Rev. W.
A. Brewer, of San Mateo, Cat., assisted
by the Rev. Robert L. Paddock, of New
York. Mr. Clark's good fortune means
a distinct loss to Chicago, for tho happy
man will take his handsome bride to
Europe, where they expect to remain for
at least three years. They will make
their home in Paris, where Mr. Clark
will perfect himself for grand opera.
Mr. Clark has for several years been a
prominent figure in the social and musi
cal lite of Chicago. He cama here from
Tacoma, Wash., in 1896, and while he
was a comparative stranger here he soon
appeared in concert with the Chicago
Orchestra and laid the foundation for
his future popularity and ere long as a
member of the Kenwood Evangelical
Church he was the highest paid male
singer in the city. Hia voico is an ex
ceptionally rich basso, of unusual flexi
bility, its sympathetic quality being one
of its commending foatures. Several
years ago Mr, Clark established himself
as a teacher of vocal music in Chicago,
and then his farao spread to New Yotk,
where he has repeatedly appeared in
oratorio. Mr. Clark proved himself as
popular socially as he was distinguished
vocally, and for that reason Chicago is
loth to lose him. Miss Oakley, who is a
brunette with a strikingly beautiful faco
and an exquisite figure, is Iikewiso
musically inclined, her mezzo soprano
voice of much charm having often been
beard in this city, where she studied for
some time. She has also studied with
Sbriglia in Paris and Randegger in Lon-
don. A number of Chicagoans will go
to Lincoln to witness the ceremony and
congratulate the young couple in person."
America and the Isthmus of Panama.
They will go by boat down the west
coast from San Francisco. Mr. Harri
son will do special newspaper and mag
azine work illustrated by photographs
which he will take with an exceptionally
tine photographic outfit with which he
has experimented for several months.
Believing that interesting developments
will take place in Central America dur
ing the coming year, Mr. Harrison
wishes to report them from the scene
of action. His ability as a newspaper
writer is well known in Nebraska. Mrs.
Harrison also has great talent as a writer,
with keen powers of observation and dis
crimination. She was the able repre
sentative of the State Journal in Wash
ington during the last session of con
gress. Mr. and Mrs. Harrison expect to
return to Nebraska before the opening
of the political campaign of 1902.
Married, at the home of the bride's
aunt, Mrs. L. W. Garoutte, on Wednes
day afternoon, Mibs Edith Simms and
Mr. Robert Roy Bromfield, son of Mr.
and Mrs. T. J. Bromfield of this city.
The ceremony wbb performed by Rev. N.
A. Martin in the presence of thirty
guests. Mrs. H. O. Smith played tho
wedding march, and vocal numbers were
furnished by Miss Florence Robinson.
Tbo house was effectively decorated with
palms and ferns. Refreshments were
served by Misses Elizabeth Simms, Wil
ma and Edith Casebeer, Cora Faulkner
and Gladjs Garoutte. Mr. and Mrs.
Bromfield left at 0 o'clock for Seward,
their future home.
A beautiful kensington and porch
P arty waB given by Mrs. E. J. Burkott
on Wednesday, in honor of Congressman
Burkett'a mother, Mrs. H. W. Burkett,
of Iowa. Luncheon was served by the
hostess, assisted by Mrs. G. E. Tobey.
Those present were Mesdames H. W.
Burkett, Tobey, Brown, Stevens,
Prewitt, Williams, States, Clark, Pow
ers, Ager. Huntington, Davis, Harpham,
Ponx, Hester, Snelling, Dobbins, Love,
Sizer, Covert of Washington, D. C, E.
L. Holyoke and Mies Robbing.
Mr. and Mrs. John Dorgan and Mr.
and Mrs. George Woods, who have been
spending the last two months in Europe,
will sail from Southampton today on the
steamship St. Louis, for America, and
will return to Lincoln at once.
Ernest Begaey was the guest of his
parents Wednesday and Thursday, leav
ing for Colorado, Thursday evening,
whera he will join his father, Prof. C.
At an executive board meeting of the
Matinee Musicale at the home or Mrs.
A. S. Raymond on Thursday morning,
the program for next season's work was
presented by tho chairman of the pro
gram committee, and was accepted by
the members and board. Walsh hall
will again be the place of meeting, and
will be supplied with a new grand piauo.
The choruB, directed by Mrs. P. V. M.
Raymond, will be a prominent feature
of the year's work. Two communica
tions from the national federation of
musical clubs have been received, one a
notification of the appointment of Mrs.
E. Lewis Baker as a state vice president
of the national federation of music clubs
and a member of the auxiliary board
to the national federation, the other a
request for the names of members who
are willing to give concerts before other
clubs. The division plan will be used
again this year. Following is the pro
gram: October 7 Reception.
October 21 First division, "A Life
November 4 Second division, Rus
November 18 Artists' recital.
December 2 Third division, opera
December 16 Second division, "Our
January 13 Third division, "The
Gypsy Element in Music."
January 27 Artists' recital.
February 10 First division, "'Myths
February 21 Second division, Bach
March 10 Artists" recital.
March 24 Third division, "Compara
April 7 First division, "Patrician and
April 21 Open meeting.
May 5 Reception.
Gregory, The Coal Man, 11th fc O.
Mrs. E. P. Savage has returned from
Clinton, Iowa, where she was called by
the serious illness of her mother.
Mrs. J. K. Honeywell and Miss Mar
garet Honeywell are the guests of
lecumseh friends this week.
Miss Edna Curtiss has returned from
Chicago and South Haven, Michigan,
where she visited for two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Hall are homo
from a trip up tho lakes, through Can
ada and a visit to tho Buffalo Exposi
tion. Mrs. E. L. Troyer and two daughters,
who have been visiting in the western
part of the state, have returned to their
home in Lincoln.
Mrs. L. J. Herzog is visiting in Sioux
Mrs. W. L. Browne and daughter are
spending the week at Milford.
If you are a man and it is too hot or
too far to go home to lunch, don't starve
yourself and don't eat a cold lunch, go
to the Palace Dining Hall, 1130 N street,
where you can get a hot meal, well
cooked and well served, for 25c. If yon
are a woman and your cook leaves you
without notice, don't deepair; take ynur
family to the Palace Dining Hall. Sun
day dinners a specialty.
State Superintendent Fowler and
Deputy Superintendent McBrien are
spending the week visiting county in
stitutes. Married at the home of the bride in
Franklin, Neb., Miss Mamie Fager and
Professor F. M. Short of the State Uni
versity. Miss Margaret Kyle will address the
North Side Circle of St. Paul's Church
next Wednesday, at the homo of Mrs.
Sayer, 1G35 Vine Street. The subject of
the address will be "Travels in Europe."
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woods left Tues
day night for a trip through Colorado.
Mr. Woods attended tho annual session
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