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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (June 7, 1902)
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Mlss Blanche Edmlston gave a pleas
ant kenslngton on Saturday In honor of
Miss Leta Adams of Hooper, and Miss
Daisy Miner of Winchester, Illinois.
Guests were Mrs. A. C. Haecker, Mrs.
A. It. Edmlston, Misses Adams, Miner,
Cochran, Craig, Mary Craig, Watklns,
Jackson, Evans, Hammond, Anna Ham
mond, Rlsser, Houtz, Edith Craig,
Clara Craig, Richards, Hays, AVelch.
Hargreaves, Louise Hargreaves, Out
calt, Jessie Outcalt, Smith, McClay,
Whiting, Adeloyd Whiting, Morrill,
Tukey, Cole, Garten, Bowlby.
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Mr. and Mrs. D. Tourtelotte have Is
sued invitations to the marriage of
their daughter Ona to Mr. William
Baird, to be celebrated next Thursday
evening at their home, at half after
eight o'clock. There will be about one
hundred guests. The bridesmaids will
be Misses Gertrude and Grace Black
of Beatrice, Grace Van Cott of St.
Paul, Lola Danforth, Blena Keller and
Edith Parrlsh, all of whom, with Miss
Tourtelotte, were members of the class
of '01 of the Wesleyan university.
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Mr. and Mrs. Milton Scott will leave
tomorrow evening for Cleveland, Ohio,
to attend the annual convention of
freight agents. Pleasure will be alter
nated with business during the conven
tion week, as the people of Cleveland
have arranged many social functions
for their guests, including a trip to Putin-Bay.
After the week at Cleveland
Mrs. Scott will visit relatives In Day
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Mrs. L. W. Garoutte was at home In
formally Wednesday afternoon from
four until six o'clock In honor of Mrs.
H. M. Casebeer, who left this week
for Cherryvale, Kansas. Mrs. M.
Ackermann assisted Mrs. Garoutte.
A goodly number of Mrs. Casebeer's
friends called to express regret at her
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Johnson gave
a luncheonyesterday In honor of Mr.
W. A. Northcott, lieutenant governor
of Illinois. A cut glass vase, holding
carnations, occupied the centre of the
table, and all the appointments were
exquisite. Covers were laid for seven.
Mr. Northcott's home is in Greenville,
Mrs. C. K. Pitcher gave a lovely
luncheon Saturday in honor of her sis
ter, Mrs. Holben of Denver. The table
was adorned with pink roses. The
place cards were artistic bits of water
color done by Mrs. Holben. Covers
were laid for twelve. After the repast
the ladies played whist.
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Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Brace were at
home informally Monday evening in
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel G. Wing
of West Newton, Massachusetts. The
house was decorated with pink roses.
Light refreshments were served. Thirty-five
persons called during the even
Mrs. Eliza A- Polk has issued invita
tions to the marriage of her daughter,
Charles Edna, to Mr. Burton Wilber
Wilson, to occur on Tuesday, June
seventeenth, at two o'clock. A recep
tion from three to five o'clock will fol
low the ceremony.
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Mr. and Mrs. William G. Boney have
issued invitations to the marriage of
their daughter, Mabel Claire, to Mr.
Ellis George Evans, to be celebrated
at Holy Trinity Episcopal church Wed
nesday evening, June 18, at 8 o'clock.
Miss Laura Houtz gave an Informal
whist party Wednesday evening for
Miss Daisy Miner of Winchester. Illi
nois. Miss Hargreaves and Mr. Ken
nard won prizes. The guests were old
friends of Miss Miner.
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Doctor and Mrs., A. D. Wilkinson
left Wednesday night for California.
Mrs. Wilkinson goes in search of
health and will be absent until the
autumn. Doctor Wilkinson will return
In a month.
Mrs. W. R. Kelley of Omaha Is the
guest of Mrs. J. E. Houtz.
Mrs. Alblnus Nance and Miss Nance
will entertain Monday morning.
Miss Laura Stratton entertained the
Pawnee club Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Mofiitt of Deadwood, South Da
kota, is the guest of Mrs. and Miss
Mrs. J. W. Maxwell gave a children's
party Tuesday afternoon for her son
The members of the Country club
will enjoy a picnic at their grounds
Miss Wright of Chicago is the guest
of her brother and his wife, Mr. and
Mrs. John B. Wright.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Ross Hill left on
Monday for Halifax, Nova Scotia,
where they will spend the summer.
The Oriphilian society of the Wesley
an university gave its annual banquet
at the Lindell hotel Thursday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J, W. Johnson enter
tained a company of high school stu
dents Wednesday evening in honor of
their son Clarence.
Les Bohemiennes will picnic on July
fourth with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Funke
and Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Crittenden, at
the home of the former.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Taylor left on
Thursday for an extended trip through
the northwest which will include a
visit to Yellowstone park.
Mrs. Strother, Miss Mary Young and
Miss Helen Schwlnd left Tuesday eve
ning for the Ozark mountains, where
they will spend the summer.
Miss Marie Hoover has Issued Invi
tations to a recital "to be given next
Wednesday afternoon, by members of
her music class, at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. S. H. Burnham.
Miss Clara Watklns entertained the
members of Delta Gamma Informally
Thursday afternoon In honor of Miss
Daisy Miner. Music by different
guests was a feature.
Mrs. L. J. Herzog will give a chil
dren's party for her daughter, Fay
Lorena, next Wednesday from half
after three until half after five o'clock,
at herhome, 1727 N street.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. BUrnett gave a
dinner Saturday, evening to the follow
ing guests: Mr. and Mrs. W. G. L.
Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Bcssey,
Madame Taylor and Miss Miner.
Mrs. James Heaton and Mrs. E. B.
Finney have Issued Invitations for a
reception to be given at the home of
the former, 1106 E street, from three
to six o'clock on Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. James Manahan entertained the
members of Delta Delta Delta sorority
Saturday afternoon. Miss Katherlne
Lumery and Miss Jeanette Palmer won
prizes in an Interesting game, "The Te.i
Among this year's graduates of the
nurses' training school In Denver were
Miss Flora Donovan and Miss Eliza
beth Waugh, two former Plattsmouth
young ladles, who have many friends
Miss Blanche Edmlston entertained
members of the Kappa sorority and a
few friends this morning at 'cards.
Slippery Anne was the game, and a
royal prize was given. A luncheon
THE BACHELOR'S SOLILOQUY.
To wed, or not to wed
That Is the question;
Whether 'tis better to remain single.
And disappoint several women
For a time.
Or to marry
And disappoint one woman
A woman's first advice is good. Her
second Is modified by her heart and Is
ANNUAL REUNION OF THE ROCKEY FAMILY
THE OLD ILLINOIS HOME.
Descendants of Mrs. Margaret Dautin Rockey will meet August 16th
In Rock Grove, Illinois, to hold the fifth annual reunion of the Rockey
family upon the 129th anniversary of her birth. H. F. Rockey, editor of
the Post, of this city, a grandson, is secretary of the reunion association
formed five years ago, and has charge of the arrangements for the cele
bration. Mrs. Rockey died at the age of 103. At the inauguration of George
Washington she was three years of age. and was dressed in a cosumte to
represent a flower girl. Of the latter there was one for each state In the
new union and she was assigned to Maryland.
The site of the Rockey home and the log house in which Mrs. Rockey
'lived at Rock Grove, Illinois, is shown in the accompanying picture.
Family reunions are no longer a novelty In the eastern states. Asso
ciations are organized and once each year there Is a gathering. Every
relative is urged to come and contribute something to the dinner. A pho
tographer is generally present and a group picture taken.
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