The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903, December 21, 1901, Page 4, Image 4

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and Bookseller
So. Eleventh Street.
Phone 68 t
We Invite you
to Call
and see our Cut Flowers and
Plants in our new location
131 South 13th Street
We make a specialty of fur
nishing Floral Decorations for
Weddings, Parties and Recep
tions. A complete stock of
Plants and Cut Flowers on
Stackhous & Greer
Green Houses,
38th and QSts.
131 South 13th St.
Library Books!
South Platte Publishing Co.,
142 X. nth St., L1XC0LX, XEB. B
Cycle Photographs
Athletic Photographs
PhotocraDhs of Bahies
Photographs of Groups
cxienor ict
The Photographer
129 South Eleventh Street
LISTEN to those Steam Radia
tors kicking and hammering
until your room rings like a
boiler factory.
PHEW ! Now hot, now cold,
with frequent emissions of
lovely (?) fumes from the
Get a Gas Heater
they're the thing.
You can light them without
getting out of bed.
They'll take the chill off the
We sell them at cost.
Lincoln Gas
and Electric
1 2th and O Sts.
The ninety-eighth afternoon conceit
of the Matinee Muslcale was given
Monday afternoon at the club rooms.
The second division, Mrs. It. A. Hol
yoke and Miss Lucy Haywood leaders,
gave the program, which was made up
of compositions by the composers of
"Our Own Country." The Matinee
Muslcale has always been loyal to
American composers and nearly everj
year since its organization has a pro
gram been devoted to their works. That
of Monday showed that the club need
no longer fear that such a progrum
would not be popular for every num
ber was attractive. The program:
"Our Own Country."
Vocal Quartet, Three Flower Songs,
Mrs. H. H. A. Beach, a The Clover;
b The Yellow Daisy; c The Bluebell.
Mrs. Doane, Mrs. Ward, Miss Robinson,
Miss Trigg.
Songs, a "Before the Daybreak,"
Nevin; b "Good Night, Beloved," Mac
Dowell. Miss Kobinson.
Piano, Three Poems, MacDowell; a
"Light and Silvery Cloudlets Hover,"
b "The Eagle;" c "The Brook.
Miss Haywood.
Songs, a lthapsody, Rogers; b Ghosts,
Margaret Lang; c Alone, Coombs;
d Allah, Chadwick; e A Maid Sings
Light, MacDowell.
Mrs. Holyoke.
Trio, Op. 5 in C minor, Arthur Foote;
Allegro con brio. Adagio molto. Allegro
vivace. Miss Ensign, violin. Miss
Eiche, cello. Miss Haywood, piano.
The audience was unusually large
as each member was privileged to take
a guest. The music hall was decorated
with large Ameiican Hags. The re
freshment room was in red and green.
A star formed of holly and red candles
was on the table and bows of red rib
bon were on the corners. The lights
were shaded with red. Mrs. E. Lewis
Baker and Mrs. Willard Kimball
poured coffee. Their assistants were
the Misses Sydney Murphy, Eleanor
Kaymond, Katherine Agnew and Char
lotte Hullhorst.
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During the last three months nearly
all of the state federations have held
an annual meeting. In all of the ses
sions there was a spirit of earnestness
and of striving toward a practical ben
efit to be secured through the club
movement which is a decided contrast
to the sentiment of club women of even
five years ago. While possibly no less
earnest in their work than now, club
women then studied history and liter
ature and art as separate and isolated
subjects, expecting to gain nothing
more than the culture resulting from
an acquaintance with any educational
branch. Today the club woman has a
broader outlook. No subject claims her
attention for itself alone; her instinct
ive response to the law of correlation
compels her to study each subject in
its relation to other subjects, and most
of all in its capacity of adding beauty
and dignity to her every-day life. Prac
ticality is the key note of all modern
club work. Whether club association
Is rendering women more practical, or
whether the tendency of all life is to
ward increased practically and finds
Us natural reflection in club or
ganizations, is an open question. Cer
tain it is that the home department is
one of the most popular In the Lincoln
club, while the subjects of greatest
interest in both local and state club
meetings are those which directly con
cern the homes of the present and the
On November 11 and 12 the board of
directors of the General Federation of
Women's Clubs held a meeting in New
York City. With the exception of one
member the entire board was present,
together with the state otlicers. The
date of the opening of the sixth bien
nial at Los Angeles wes fixed on Thurs
day, May 1, 1902, and most of the time
of the meeting was devoted to the dis
cussion of details of the program for
the California meeting. The club wo
men of Los Angeles have long been
planning for the entertainment of the
national federation, and their enthus
iasm is now shared by the other city
organizations. The Merchants' and
Manufacturers' Association have decid
ed to hold the "Fiesta de las Flores"
during the week of the biennial con
vention, and the visiting club women
will thus be enabled to enjoy a festival
which in Its magnificent oriental splen
dor cannot be reproduced in any other
section of the United States.
Resolutions adopted by the executive
boards of the Massachusetts and Geor
gia federations regarding the admis
sion of clubs of colored women were
presented to the board of the General
Federation and these two states were
appointed a committee to propose to
the sixth biennial some amendment to
the by-laws of the General Federation
which shall harmonize the conllictlng'
ideas on the color question and at the
same time preserve the Integrity of the
General Federation.
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The Zetetic club, of Weeping Water,
met November 23 with Mrs. Shannon.
Nine members were present. Mrs.
Rouse, the leader of the meeting, read
a short review of the beautiful life of
Mrs. Browning. The club then studied
Browning's poem "Count Gesmond."
The leader read the poem, and then
asked questions upon it. It was a very
interesting meeting, and the ladies all
felt that they would not soon forget
"Count Gesmond."
December 14, the club met with Mrs.
Hungate, eleven members being pres
ent and one visitor. Miss Cowles,
favored the meeting with a piano solo.
Mrs. Dunham was the leader of the
day; subject, "The Two Arnolds." She
told of Thomas Arnold, and his presi
dency of Rugby college. Mrs. Nellie
Sackett read of the "Making of Bug
by," telling how Arnold changed the
face of the public schools of England,
and that he was fifty years ahead of
his time. Mrs. Ashmun read a text of
Arnold's. Mrs. Teegarden read the last
chaptei from "Tom Brown's School
Days," showing the great sorrow of
the boys at Arnold's death. Miss
Cowles played again, which was much
enjoyed. The leader then took up the
story of Matthew Arnold, reading parts
of that fine poem, "Sohrab and Bus
tun." Then different members asked
questions on it.
The hostess served hot coffee, wafers
and cream of maize kisses, which were
much enjoyed, as the mercury out of
doors was below zero.
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An unusually attractive program will
be enjoyed by the members of the state
teachers' association the first week in
January. Lectures will be delivered by
Dr. William Beardshear, president of
the national association; Dr. Arnold
Tompkins, president of the Chicago
normal, and President Jesse of the
Missouri state university. These lec
tures will be delivered In the auditor
ium on the evenings of January first,
second and third. The day sessions will
be held in university chapel. A special
meeting of county superintendents and
superintendents-elect will be held In
the senate chamber at the state house,
Tuesday afternoon and evening, De
cember 31, and Wednesday morning.
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The- W. B. P. C. met Friday, the 13th,
with Mrs. Violet and Mrs. Cruikshank.
Mrs. Cole, of Omaha, president of the
national auxiliary, talked to the club.
Mrs. Pickens was the leader for the
afternoon. Mrs. Baker read a paper
on the Newfoundland fisheries, and
Mrs. Beach sketched the life of Cham-
plain. The club will give a New Year's
reception. The next regular meeting
will be held with Mrs. Pickens. 1420 D
street. Quotations from Shakspere.
The New Book Review club met on
Wednesday with Miss Howland. A
program of unusual Interest was gien
under the direction of Mrs. Itehlae m!i r
and Mrs. Nelson. The subject was
"Magazines," and papers were given
on magazine publication and circul.i
tion. Each member produced a cop
of her favorite magazine and stated
why it was her favorite. Two instru
mental solos were rendered by Mrs
Baker. Refreshments were served .it
the close of the program.
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The Fortnightly club met on Tue.s
day with Mrs. W. G. L. Taylor. Tn.
program was In the form of a sympos
ium: "Does Colonization Pay?" b
Mesdames Gere, Lambertson, Lewis
and Sawyer. The next meeting will
be held on January fourteenth, when
the subject will be "Transformations in
European Colonies in the Western
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The regular meeting of the City Im
provement Society was held on Thuis
day morning. Owing' to the intense cold
the attendance was small, and most of
the time was used in discussing plans
for the carnival to be given the last
week in January. At the next regular
meeting, on January 2, will occur the
annual election of officers.
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The new state year book is not out
but through the courtesy of Mrs. KIl.i
S. Loblngler, of Omaha, we are able
to give a complete list of Nebraska
Women's clubs, with the names of tin
presidents. -3d -3 i
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The next meeting of the Lincoln Wo
man's club will be held on J:inu;ir
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The Bird Mamma, do society people
ever go to heaven?
Mamma They do not have to, Eliz
abeth, darling; it is not expected of
Print a Picture
of your Home iu Th.e Couriku.
Send in photos of your new homes tot lie
editor and, if available, they will berepro- j
duccd in these columns.
of America and
We are often asked why the Bauer Piano is
called the Bechtstein of America, and a few
historical facts with regard to this noted
instrument may be of interest to our readers. ' ,
Julius Bauer came to this country nearly
forty years ago, to reap the benefit of the ad
vertising of the Bechtstein Piano, by Ruben
stein, who was playing it in concert in this
country at that time. He was reasonably sm
cessful, but soon discovered tliat the German
made piano would not stand this climate
so decided to begin the manufacture of an
American piano, built on up-to-date, American
principles, containing the musical qualities of
the Bechtstein, using the Bechtstein as his
model. The result is the beautiful Bauer
Piano of today, which is conceded by the
severest tone critics in America to be second
to no other piano in existence. During Juliu
Bauer's life the piano was made only for his
own retail trade, but since his death the field
of the Bauer Piano has been greatly widened
through the efforts of his son, Win. Bauer,
who is one of the ablest and most conscien
tious piano builders of this day and age, and
is now handled and marketed bya large num
ber of the most prominent and best ported
dealers of the country.
The General Agency for Nebraska, is held by
Piano Co.
Warerooms JJ20 O Street, Lincoln