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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 25, 1902)
LIFE'S MAZY WHIRL
Rarely ! so many pretty girls visit
in 1,1 n col n at one time as are now be
ing entertained In the homes hero.
Miss Mount, of Omaha, has heen with
Mrs. Oakley for nearly two weeks.
Miss Mount needs no Introduction to
the smart set. as she has visited here
many times, and Is always welcome.
Miss Levy, who has heen Mrs. Iler
zog's guest for some time, went to her
home in Sioux City on Thursday, leav
ing many admirers here. Miss Wake
field, of Omaha, a cousin of Mrs. C.
W. Itrnnch, who is her hostess, will
remain several weeks longer. She is
greatly admired, and will he the guest
of honor at several functions, the first
of which will he Mrs. Blanch's card
party Tuesday evening. Miss Hnran.
of St. Louis, the guest of Mrs. C. F.
Marpham. Is being much entertained.
She charms with her voice as well as
with her pretty face and lively man
ners. Miss Putnam has for a guest her
school friend. Miss Truax. or Chicago,
and will entertain In her honor sev
eral times during her stay here. Miss
Sarhach. or Holton. Kan.. Is the guest
of her sister, Mrs. Weil, who will give
a party In her honor Wednesday after
Old fashioned hospitality reigned su
preme last evening at the home of
I.'ind Commissioner and Mrs. G. I),
rollmer when fifty guests were enter
tained at an old fashioned country
dinner. The following were the Invita
tions written "on foolscap and enclosed
In yellow envelopes, and they brought
humorous and appropriate responses
"K it is so you can get away from the
farm work drive over and have a plain
country dinner with us next Friday at
six o'clock. IT the snow drifts are bad
on the section line come around the
corner of section 'G.' number H32. and
you will 11 ml a path into the house and
"G. D. AND KVA FOLLMER."
All or the good cheer promised by
this whole souled invitation was real
ized. The tables which extended
through the dining room and sitting
room rairly groaned with their load or
good things. It was laid with old
fashioned china, some of which was
borrowed from the neighbors, and old
fashioned silver and linen. The centre
piece was a tall pyramid cake, iced
and trimmed with pink candles. A
roast pig with an ear of corn In It
mouth occupied a prominent place, and
at the proper time was carved in a
graceful manner by Governor Savag".
All of the viands were placed on the
table and were passed instead of being
served on the plates. There were
roast turkeys with filling and gravy,
chicken pies, coils of sausage, boiled
onions, cabbage, squash, and mashed
potatoes. There were mince, pumpkin,
and apple pies cut In six pieces and
accompanied with cheese. Jellies, pre
serves, honey and cranberry sauce
were there in abundance, grandmoth
er's tarts tempted the appetite and
golden butter molded in the form of
ducks was fresh from the farm. Not
a reclre was used which was less than
fifty years old. Arter dinner Mr. Steck
leberg played old rashloned music. The
plan for this dinner was a happy
thought upon the part of Mrs. Foll
mer and rarelj has an entertainment
leen so thoroughly appreciated by the
guests. Those present were Governor
and Mrs. Savage. Lieutenant Governor
and Mrs. Steele. Attorney General and
Mrs. Prout. Superintendent of Public
Instruction and Mrs. Fowler. Secretary
of State and Mrs. Marsh, Auditor and
Mrs. "Weston. Treasurer and Mrs.
Steufer, Mr. and Mrs. P. Whitney, and
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Searle, of Omaha:
Doctor and Mrs. Mitchell of Superior;
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Follmer and Mr.
and Mrs. H. R. Follmer or Oak; Mes
sieurs and Mesdames Steckleberg. A. A.
Scott. F. D. Sherwln, E. Hallett, T. J.
Thompson, Homer Searle, A. J. Saw
yer. Derby, A. P. Metcair, George An
thus, C. F. Harpham, Doctor and Mrs.
Green, Doctor and Mrs. West of Te
oumseh: Mrs. Angle Newman, Doctor
Ruth Woods; Misses Savage. Meyer.
Prout, Hallett, and Green.
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Crittenden gave a
pretty dancing party Monday evening
in honor or Miss Hammer, or Philadel
phia. The dancing hall was decorated
with palms, the supper room with
American beauties. Mesdames R. C.
Outcalt, W. R. Wilson. R. II. Oakley
and Robinson, or Chicago, served sal
ads and coffee. The guests were re
ceived by Mr. and Mrs. Crittenden, Mr.
and Mrs. F. D. Levering and Miss Ham
mer. Mrs. Crittenden was assisted in
a general way by Les Rohemiennes.
Out of town guests besides Miss Ham
mer were Miss Mount and Miss Wake
Held of Omaha; Miss Truax, or Chica-
Mrs. Ross Curtice and Mrs. Henry
Karnes gave a reception to live hun
dred women Wednesday arternoon rrom
three until six o'clock nt the home of
Mrs. Curtice. Mrs. Curtice's reception
gown was or white Hoosi cloth over
blue taffeta. Mrs. Eames wore a hand
some white broadcloth skirt and a
white lace bodice. The drawing room
and library were adorned with Ameri
can beauties and palms. The dining
room was In green and white. A silver
candelabrum in the center or the table
bearing green shaded candles, and was
encircled with a lovely wreath or white
hyacinths and ferns. Punch was
served In a room upstairs, which was
decorated with a profusion or pink car
nations. Mrs. Curtice and Mrs. Eames
were assisted In receiving and enter
taining their rrlends by Mesdames F.
M. Fling, Harry Porter, E. C. Strode:
Misses Mary Rathbone, Jessie Lansing.
Eleanor Raymond, Mae Burr, Marie
Hoover, Blanche Garten, Claire Funke,
Pauline Burkett, Cora Smith, Nellie
Griggs, Lois Burruss, Alleyne Archi
bald. All or the assisting ladies were
gowned in pink or white.
Beta Theta Pi fraternity gave a re
ception and dance at the handsomely
appointed chapter house, 1030 G street,
last evening. The house was decor
ated in the fraternity colors, pink and
light blue. Light refreshments were
served. The party was chaperoned by
MISS ELEANOR RAYMOND. MISS BESS BFRRUSS.
"The Chimes of Normandy" will be given at the Oliver theatre Feb
ruary 11 by Holy Trinity Episcopal church. The best talent of the city
has been engaged, and the prospects for an artistic production of this
beautiful opera are Nattering. The choice of Miss Eleanor Raymond for
the part of Germaine, is a very happy one. Miss Raymond is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Raymond. To a naturally beautiful soprano
voice and a musical temperament, have been added the culture which
study with the best masters gives. Miss Raymond was for some time a
pupil of the celebrated voice teacher, Mr. Meyer, of New York City. She
is now pursuing her studies under the direction of Mr. John Randolph, and
is a prominent soloist in the Matinee Musicale.
Miss Bess Burruss. who takes the part or Serpolette, is one oT Mr.
Randolph's most promising pupils. She is a beautiful girl, possessed of
a remarkable voice, and marked dramatic ability. She is a popular mem
ber of Pi Beta Pill sorority at Nebraska university.
go; Miss Gregory, of Lead. South Da
kota; Miss Reinhart, of Cincinnati, and
Mr. Meadows, of St. Joseph. The party
was announced as an informal one,
nevertheless there were many hand
some gowns worn. Mrs. Crittenden re
ceived her guests in black lace. Mrs.
Levering wore white net appliqued
with black lace; Miss Hammer, white
lace over silk; Mrs. E. P. Ewing was
in white, as was also Miss Wakefield;
Miss Burnham was a symphony in
white, her beautiful costume being
completed with a white picture hat;
Miss Mount was in black; Miss Greg
ory wore embroidered cloth; Miss
Truax, pale pink chiffon; Mrs. C. H.
Sharp, black lace; Mrs. John Dorgan,
black silk and insertion over white;
Mrs. Homer Honeywell, lavender
Louisene silk with lace garnitures;
Mrs. Mitchell black and white silk;
Miss Putnam, black mouseline, corsage
made decollette; Mrs. John B. Wright,
white lace; Mrs. W. B. Hargreaves,
pink crepe over taffeta, .nvitations
were extended to more than two hun
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Cornell. Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Eames, Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
Folsom, Doctor and Mrs. Harry Ever
ett. Young people present were Misses
Sallie Agnew, Marie Weesner, Jane
Douglas. Mabel Hays. Ella Wirt. Ben
nett, McWaid, Lois Burruss, Louise
Tukey, Katherine Agnew, Ruth Du
iiiont. Vine Gahan, Lohman, Locke,
Jeannette Post, Mabel Richards, Clara
Hammond. Adelloyd Whiting, Pauline
Meyer; Messieurs Green, Moore, Bel!,
Roth. Dierks, Culbertson, Swan, Mc
Killup. Broady, Musser, Holmes, Cald
well, Richards, Bailey, Powers, Reh
laender. Clark Bell, Koser, Ricketts.
Fraulein Bertha Gericke gave a song
recital berore an appreciative audience
last Tuesday at AH Souls' church. Miss
Gerhke's charm lies not alone In her
sweet voice which she uses conscien
tiously, nor In her interpretation which
is musleianly, but also in her unusuallv
expressive race, coquettish manner and
charming stage presence. Miss Ge
ricke's program was or a high order.
As encores she sang "Love Finds a
Way," RafT, and "Love Is a Bubble,"
by Allltson. Miss May Belle Hagenow
played the accompaniments in a sym
pathetic manner. The following was
Danza, danza. Durante.
Ich Hebe Dich (I Love Thee). Bee
thoven. Neue Freuden, Neue Ichmerzen (Fi
The Trout, Hedge-Rose; Schubert.
WIe ein Verhaengnls, Noseda.
'Twas April, Nevin.
Bird and the Rose, Horrocks.
O! My Maid Is Fairer Still, Pease.
Oh.' Had I Jubal's Lyre, Haendel.
T rtT "
Last Tuesday evening Mrs. Mary
Higley and Mrs. M. N. Blystone re
ceived i few members and friends or
the ladies or the G. A. R., at
Mrs. Blystone's home, 2101 North
Thirty-third street. The event was
in honor or Mrs. E. L. Cramphin,
who is to join her husband in Okla
homa, he having preceded her to pre
pare their new home there. The rooms
were beautirully decorated with flow
ers and -army emblems. Games added
to the pleasure or the evening. Deli
cious rerreshments were served. Mrs.
Pearl Denham presided at the punch
bowl. The hostess made a short rare
well address, voicing the sentiments or
all present in touching on the loss felt
by the departure or Mrs. Cramphin and
yet or the pleasure in knowing she
would be so nicely situated in the home
awaiting her. Short talks were also
made by Messrs. Hathaway and
Wightnian and Mrs. Higley. Mrs.
Cramphin responding brieily. The
hostess regretted that more Mends
could not have been invited but owing
to lack or room this was impracticable.
A few oldtime songs crowned the happy
event. Reluctantly the party disband
ed, each one warmed by the "camp
tire" of comradeship which glows
brightly in the hearts of the soldiers
and their many friends.
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Mrs. C. D. Gihbs entertained friends
charmingly Thursday afternoon. Six
handed euchre was played. A royal
find a shouting prize were given. Both
were Rozane vases. Mrs. R. T. Van
Brunt assisted Mrs. Gibbs in a general
way and Mrs. C. W. Lyman served
punch at the visiting table. A lunch
eon was served after the games. In
vited guests were Mesdames W. H.
Gerhart, I. G. Chapin. E. C. Rewick.
C. D. Traphagen, O. M. Stonebraker.
C. I. Jones, W. J. Turner. R. T. Van
Brunt, W. H. McCreery. A. D. Wilkin
son, H. B. Grainger, R. M. Le Gore. E.
"E. Spencer, J. C. Seat rest, M. W. Fol
som. H. T. Folsom. C. H. Rudge. W. L.
Dayton. A. P. Metcalf. C. H. Warner.
F. D. Cornell, C. J. Guenzel, H. J. Hall,
E. Yates. Jesse Moore. Forest Moore,
Anthes, J. M. Mayhew, C. R. Lee,
Bowen. J. M. Donnelly. C, AV. Lyman,
S. E. Cook, John Finch. G. O. A. Farn
ham, R. H. Wolcott.
Mrs. W. L. Sheetz entertained a few
friends informally Tuesday afternoon
in honor of Mrs. Aach. and Miss Levy,
of Sioux City. The drawing room was
decorated with Amerian beauties and
ferns. The dining table, on which a
dainty luncheon was served, had a cen
ter piece of ferns and smilax, and red
carnations were at the plates. Three
little games were offered as amusement,
first a word game in which the ladies
wore given one minute to write as
many words as they could think or be
ginning with the letters contained in
the word "Lincoln." Mrs. Wessel re
ceived the prize for this. Mrs. Aach
won a prize at razzle dazzle, and Mrs.
M. Friend in pied cities. Invited guests
were Mrs. Aach, Miss Levy, Mesdames
J. L. Herzog. I. Friend. M. Friend, S.
Wessel. M. Weil. II. J. Nichols. L. E.
Wettling and Miss Sara Friend.
The II. Y. P.'s of the high school
gave a spinsters' tea Saturday arter
noon at the home or Miss Stella Clarke.
10S North Twenty-seventh street. The
young ladies wore colonial costumes.
Refreshments were served. Following
were present: Misses Bowers. Carpen
ter, Clarke. Edleman. Hutchinson.
Hindmarsh. Long. Morrissey, McLen
nan, Sherdeman and Venters.
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