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LIFE'S MAZY WHIRL
Surely this has been an uneventful
week, rarely is Lincoln duller. A young
society girl remarked the other daj
"this town goes to extremes, either we
.ire surfeited with parties or we are
perishing with ennui." Now that the
mt exhibit has closed blessings he up
on the heads of its perpetrators there
would he some hope of a revival were
it not for the coming Pan-American
carnival which will enlist the time
and energies of many women, hut these
energies are stored up and the surplus
must he worked off in some way. so
women will work and men will weep
their hard-earned dollars as long as the
present conditions exist.
There are some good things socially
in store for next week and others are
promised during the three weeks which
will Intervene between now and Ash
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Alpha Epsilon chapter of Sigma Chi
celebrated the nineteenth anniversary
of its founding Saturday night. An
elaborate banquet was served at the
Lincoln hotel to the chapterand alumni
from the university and other colleges.
Hon. Paul F. Clark presided as toast
master and called for the following
"Opening the Chestnut Burr." Mr.
"Wild Animals I Have Known," Mr.
K. It. Kainey.
"The Eternal City," Mr. C. M.
"The Crisis," Dr. J. F. Stevens.
"Via Cruris." Mr. Kay Hinshaw.
"The Pioneers." Mr. L. K. Ewart.
"The Hoosier Schoolmaster,'" Pro
fessor A. K. Kichards.
Those present in addition to the
speakers were Dr. H. O. Shannon, Hon.
J. II. Mockett jr.: Messieurs Geoige
Kisser. II D. Iindis, Paul Fitzgerald.
Charles Patterson, J. M. Nelson. O. G.
Horn. II. I J. Peterson. J. I.. Van Hurg.
F. D. St nit ton. Fred Hawks worth, V.
P. Sheldon, A. J. Coats, C. E. Shaw.
D. Hansen. II. C. Arends. Otto
Schneider, Jesse Whitmore, J. A. Kees,
Robert Kurg and Cliff Le J toy.
Mrs. O. J. Wilcox celebrated tile first
birthday of her infant son Jefferson
Leonard Wilcox with a baby party last
Friday. Suitable hygienic refreshments
were served. Babies present were:
Kobert Wolcott, Elrene Caldwell, Leon
ard Treveiyn Mathews, Ethel Joy
Kailey, James Sine, Richard Spangler,
Catherine Collin. Annie Pierson. Kalph
Rowen. Earl Betzer. James Hiland
Cone. Edson Borehell, Norma Ktlth
Saxon, Khoda Ketzer and Kalph Kohb.
The W. It. 1. C. club met last Friday
afternoon with Mrs. Raker at ir.") It
street. The attendance was unusually
large. Airs. Henline was the leader in
the history lesson: Mrs. ISates read -i
paper on Sir Walter Italcigh, and at
tractive musical selections were ren
dered by Mrs. Maple. Mrs. Elder :m-l
Master Kaker. Miss Kemptou assisted
the hostess in serving refreshments.
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The musicale given Friday, the tenth,
by Mrs. A It. Mitchell was worthy of
more than the passing notice it re
ceived last week for it was in every
particular one of the most charming
of such affairs that Lincoln society has
been privileged to attend. The decora-
MISS CATHAKINE AC.NEW.
Popular in the society circles of Lin
coln, and a vocalist of much promise.
"Over Grass Grown Trails," Kegent tions were beautiful. The piano stood
"When Knighthood Was in Flower."
Hon. J. V. Wolfe.
"The Gentleman From Indiana."
Judge Wm. R. Burton.
in a corner of the drawing room and
the palms hack of it made an effective
setting for the musicians, and a pro
fusion of American beauties, brides
maid roses and carnations were ad
vantageously placed. The dining room
was adorned with Golden Gate roses,
narcissus and ferns, the color scheme
being green and white. The program
was a delightful one. Mrs. G. M. Iun
bertson announced the numbers and
also read with effect, the story of Ir
mlngarde which has been set to mus
ic by von Flelitz. Mr. C. W. Ketter
ing sang this cycle of ten songs with
unusual lire and passion. Miss Hoover
played two piano solos at the beginning
of the program, a third after the songs
and also played the accompaniments,
all her usual attractive and poetic
style. Mr. Alexander Berger played
two 'cello solos divinely. After the
program Mrs. Henry E. Lewis and Mrs.
G. W. Khodes served ices and cake,
and Mrs. F. D. Levering poured coffee
at a small table. Mrs. A. W. Janseu,
Mrs. DeWitt H. Bruce and Miss Har
wood assisted in the drawing room.
Mrs. Deutsch, of Horton, Kansas, was
the guest of honor.
The circle accepted an invitation from
the east central to join in a trip around
the world. The hostesses served de
licious refreshments. The next meeting
will occur in three weeks at the home
of Mrs. I. G. Chapin.
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Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Sawyer gave an
informal musicale Saturday evening
for their guest. Miss Ferrenberg. Mu
sical numbers were presented by Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Wurzburg, Miss Fer
renberg, and others. Fifty persons
were present. While in Lincoln Miss
Ferrenberg was notified that she had
been elected to a position at the head
of the vocal department in the Bap
tist college at Grand Island. She will
henceforth divide her time between
this institution and the Presbyterian
college at Hastings.
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Mrs. E. E. Spencer and Mrs. C. II.
Warner will entertain the M. M. whist
club this evening. This was organized
Mrf ! life m1
MISS FKANCES LEW,
of Sioux City, la..
Who for a month has been the guest of Mrs. L. J.
Herzog at 1747 N street.
Tuesday evening Miss Irene Dullenty
was surprised by a number of friends
who wished to help her celebrate her
birthday. Miss Morgan and Miss
Cleveland furnished music. Games
were played, and light refreshments
were served by Miss Dullenty and Miss
Lee. Those present were: Misses
Emma Houston. Stella Morgan. Mary
Kaskill. Etta Donner. Mamie Dee. Nel
lie Dee. Agnes and Clara Berger. Ma
bel Long. Irene and Grace Dullenty.
I-aura and Edna Cleveland; Messrs.
John McShane. Joe Leahy. John Sulli
van, Frank Dai ley. Frank Grady, Kob
Reed, Henry Grace. George and Leon
King. Will Kodgers, Iouis Tanney.
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The engagement of Miss Josephine
Cable of Davenport. Iowa, to Mr. Dan
Wing a former prominent business
man of Lincoln, now of West Newton.
Massachusetts, has been announced.
The marriage will occur January the
twenty-second at the home of the
bride's parents in Davenport. Profes
sor and Mrs. DeWitt B. Brace, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry E. Lewis, and Air. and
Mrs. S. H. Burnham will attend the
Mr. and Mrs. Brace will return to
Lincoln on Thursday and will be ac
companied by Mrs. Brace's father and
sister, Mr. Wing and Miss Wing of
West Newton, who will visit in Lincoln
for a time.
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Mrs. A. L. Hoover and Mrs. E. C.
Babcock entertained the southeast cir
cle of the First Presbyterian church
Wednesday afternoon. Twenty-five
ladies were present. Miss Burruss and
Miss Bessie Burruss added greatly to
the pleasure of the guests by rendering
a number of vocal and piano numbers.
as an afternoon whist club but the
generous hearted women who compose
its membership soon decided to meet
in the evening and admit their hus
bands. The next innovation was to
play euchre instead of the more serious
game, now dancing after rerresnments
is the custom and old fashioned songs
are sung before parting. What will be
the next step in the evolution is un
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Mr. and Mrs. It. H. Oakley and Mrs.
Will Maxwell gave a large card party
Saturday evening at the Oakley home.
Nine tables accommodated the guests
at six-handed euchre. Mrs. John B.
Wright and Mr. W. F. Kelley won the
royal prizes. Mrs. W. O. Thomas re
ceived the prize for shouting. The din
ing table was prettily decorated in
pink and six guests at a time were
served a two course luncheon. Mrs.
Robinson of Chicago poured coffee.
Mrs. A. G. Billmeyer entertained the
L. A. kensington Tuesday. All of the
members except one. and a number of
guests were present. Mrs. Patrick in
the garb of a fortune teller read the
palms of those present and fortold for
them all sorts of good luck. Miss Cald
well entertained the ladies-with two
interesting stories cleverly told. Dainty
refreshments were served. The club
will meet in two weeks with Mrs. Sea
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Dr. and Mrs. J. F. Stevens gave a
small dinner last evening. The table
was decorated with pink roses and the
pink tint prevailed in the viands which
were served in five courses. Guests
were Reverend and Mrs. Louis Greg
ory. Reverend and Mrs. M. A. Bullock.
Mr, and Mrs VH. Wallace.