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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 6, 1902)
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LIFE'S MAZY WHIRL
The state fair haB exceeded in Im
portance all other event of this week.
and everybody and his wife have gone,
and have exclaimed over the marvel
ous pumpkins and cabbages, have
looked at the tempting displays of fruit
until their mouths watered, and list
ened to the crowing and cackling of
fowls, the neighing of horses, the
grunting of porkers, and the lowing
of cattle, until, their heads ached, and
have gone.Jipme Inflated with pride be
cause of the wondrous productions of
this great state. Society bothfronv the
city and the rural districts was at, the .
fair. Many "an -adoring swain brought
his sweetheart to see the marvels "of
the exhibition, and the attractions of
the town, and many bridegrooms came
with their brides to spend their honey
moons in the capital city. . Nature .
favored the promoters of the exposition
with glorious weather, and all in all
this fair week has been & memorable
one. The important society event of
the week was the Enslow-Ewlng wed-,
ding, which was celebrated Thursday
Miss Blanche Enslow, daughter of
Mrs. Martha. Enslow, and Mr. Wesley
Ewlng of Villisca, Iowa, were married
Thursday evening at eight o'clock at
the home of .the bride's sister,. Mrs. L. .
J. Dunn. Reverend H. O. Rowlands of
the First Baptist church, assisted by
Reverend F. L. "Wharton of St. Paul
Methodist Episcopal, performed tae
ceremony. Miss Bessie fiurru. before
the bridal party appeared, sang "O
Promise Me." very charmingly,' and afr
ter the songshe played Mendelssohn's
TAveddlng march u th, procession -n-"tered
the drawing room. The 'bride and
her maid of honor, who was her sister.
Miss Tempa- Enslow., descended the
stairs together mad were net at the
foot by the - groom and his best, man..
who was Doctor Yungbfut. Two flower
maidens. Miss Nlta Dunn .and Miss
Hazel Clawson, 'both gowned in white
and earning .baskets of flowers, headed
the procession and entering the, draw-,
Ing room separated sad. took, 'their
places at either side of an arch of
palms. The maid of honor and best man
followed and took their places' next the
flower girls, then came the bride ind
groom, who stood together in the cen
ter of the semicircle beneath the palms.
The bride's gown was of white French
batiste, with horizontal tucks, insert
ing and a graduated flounce on the
skirt The bodice had a lace yoke and
stock, and a girdle and sash of polka
dotted liberty satin ribbon. The bou
quet was of bride roses. The maid of
honor wore a dainty pink organdie
with a yoke of tucked white point
d'esprit outlined with applique over a
twist of pink panne.
The drawing room was adorned with
palms and pink roses. In the hall a
row of palms screened a mandolin or
chestra, which played during the re
ception, and the balustrade was fes
tooned with asparagus. The sitting
room was in green and white, and was
adorned with palms, smllax and white
roses. In one corner. In a booth made
of graceful white lace draperies cov
ered with asparargus. Miss Lois Bur
rus, assisted by Misses Gertrude Kln
caide. Edna Baker and. Claire Canom,
served punch. The dining room was
entirely in white and the table gleamed
with cut glass and silver. A Batten
burg center piece and dollies lay on the
polished table, and in the center on
a mirror stood a tall vase of white
asters, encircled with white candles In
crystal sticks. White candles and bou-
' quets of white roses were on the buffet
and over the entire ceiling, radiating
from the chandelier were festoons of
white ribbon. Seated at the table were
Mrs. T. S. Alien and Mrs. Robert
Beatty of Kansas City, who 'were as
sisted in serving white ices and cakes
by Misses Ada Waugh, FlorenceiPres
cott, Gertrude Ewihg and Bessie Bur
rues. All of the ladles who served
were gowned in white. The spacious
piazza was furnished with rugs, di
vans, easy chairs, and cushions, and
was Illumined wlth.Japanese lanterns.
Only relatives and intimate friends
witnessed the marriage, but Mrs.
Enslow had invited a large company of
friends to a reception which followed
and many called to extend felicitations
and to say au re voir to the bride ere
she left for her new home. Mrs. L. W.
Lavender, of Omaha, greeted the guests
in the hall and Mrs. Enslow was as
sisted In the'drawing room by Mr. and
Mrs. L. J. Dunn, M. and Mrs. C. M.
Klncaide, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Ben
nett, and -Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Jones.
"Mrs. Enslow wore a gown of black
liberty satin with a. purple velvet chou.
Mrs. Dunn's toilet was of linen batiste
with blue satin stripes made over- taf
feta. The yoke was outlined with me-
Miss Margaret Whedon Is in Den
ver. Born to Doctor and Mrs. Frank M.
Hollenbeck on September 1st, a son.
Miss Lucy M. Haywood has 'returned
from a sir weeks' sojourn In Colorado.
Mr. and Mrs. George Woods and Mr.
and Mrs. O. E. Rector returned Mon
day from Bayfield. Wis.
Mrs. E. Hallett lefUon Tuesday for
Ottumwa, Iowa, where she will spend
teveral weeks with relatives.
Doctor and Mrs. Charles W. Little
and children have returned from their
summer home at Lake OkobojI.
Mrs. R.. A. Holyoke and daughter
Katherlne returned this week from
Iowa, where they spent the summer.
Miss. Clara Fowler has accepted a
position in the public schools In Min
den, and left for that place this week.
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Spaulding and
their daughters have returned .from
their summer home on Madeline isl
Mrs. Charles O. Whedon and Mr.
Bert Whedon returned on Wednesday
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mayer returned
this week from San Francisco where
they spent three months with Mrs;
Mr. and Mrs. Myron Wheeler and.
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Mullen have gone
to Hot Springs, South Dakota, for a?
Mrs. Wesley Ewlng, formerly Miss Blanche Enslow, who was '
married Thursday night of this week at the home of her sister,
Mrs. L. J. Dunn, In this city. Mr. Ewlng Is an ex-resident of Lin
coln, but Is now in business In Villisca, Iowa, to which place he
will take his bride.
dalllons of lace and blue satin ribbons.
The present room upstairs where a
display of cut glass, linen, silver and
china would have made any house
keeper envious, attracted much atten
tion from the guests. The bride has
many friends, particularly in the Bap
tist church circles, who sincerely re
gret that her marriage takes her from
the city. Mr. Ewing is a prosperous
business man of "Villisca, Iowa. He
formerly resided In Lincoln and is well
known here. Out of town guests at the
wedding were Mrs. Robert Beatty of
Kansas City; Mrs. L. W. Lavender of
Omaha; Mrs. Richard Harvey of Ohlo
wa: Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Clawson of
Red Oak. Iowa; Mr. A-D. Duncan and
Mr. J. H. Enslow of Alexandria, Ne
braska; Mr. Bruce Enslow of -Fair-bury;
Mr. Neal Duncan and Mrs. E. M.
Jepklns of Pawnee City,
Mr. and Mrs. John Dorgan will le.'.ve
tomorrow for Chicago to meet Mrs.
Dorgan8 mother, Mrs. Alexander Wil
son, who has spent the summer at
from New Mexico. Miss Charlotte Whe
don, who was with her mother there,
will remain for a time longer.
Reverend John E. Tuttle of the First
Congregational church has returned
from a brief vacation spent in Colo
rado. Mr. and Airs. Garrett Klock an
nounce "the engagement of their daugh
ter, & Mabel, and Mr. E. Burton Rob
inson. Mrs. Nellie De Pue returned this
week from a delightful visit to the
Yellowstone park. She was absent two
Mrs. M. D. Welch and Miss Welch
have returned from Colorado, where
they have been sojourning for two
Miss Armstrong of Clinton. Iowa,
and Miss Emily Jenkins of Falrbury,
are guests of Mrs. Savage at he ex
two weeks' sojourn.
Miss Ella Conard has returned fronj
Chicago, where she spent the summer
She was a student in Colonel Parker's
educational school for six weeks.
Doctor and Mrs. M. H. Everett re--turned
Monday from Minnesota, after
an absence of several weeks. Doctor
Everett's health is greatly improved.
Miss Anna Thomas, who has spent
the summer with her mother here, left
-on Thursday for Columbus, Ohio, to
resume her work in the high school In
Mr. Ross Curtice returned the flsst
of the week from California. Mrs.
Curtice waited In San Francisco to
welcome her brother, Lieutenant Frank
Burr, who is en route home from the
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Lau, Mr. and
tin. O. E. Rector, Mr. and Mrs.
George Woods, Mr. and Mrs. John
Dorgan, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Honey
well and Mr. Ross Curtice cor. posed a
party at the fair on Thursday.
In the parlors of St. Paul church, on
Wednesday morning at half after nine
o'clock, occurred tthe marriage of Miss
Zoe Gerhardt of University Place, and
Mr. Milton H. Wright of Loretta, Ne
braska. Reverend F. L. Wharton ofll-
Miss Harriett Cooke, who has been
employed. as a teacher In the govern
ment school In San Juan, Porto Rico;
arrived on Thursday for a visit o
three weeks with her Lincoln relatives
She is at the home of her mother,.
"Mrs. H. M. Cooke, Thirty-sixth and!
A hostess giving a midsummer din
- ner for a visiting friend wrote on the
V bottom of her Invitations, "Negligees
needful," which permitted the men to
come in summer percales and flannels.
A pleasing decoration was a rjreat
block of ice, half hidden by ferns, fil
ling the fireplace.
Miss Leona May Van Sickle and Mr.
Ira S. Baker were married Wednesday
at the home of the bride's parents..
Mr. and Mrs. George Van Sickle. by
Reverend O. Compton. Relatives anT
a few intimate friends witnessed the---ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Baker went
to Colorado for a three weeks' tour.
" They will reside In Lincoln.
Wednesday afternoon at three o'clock
were married Miss Helen Browne and
Mr. A. H. Staley. Reverend C. E.
Bentley performed the ceremony in the
presence of a small company of friends
and relatives. Mr. Staley is superin
tendent of the schools at Friend, Ne
braska, where he and Mrs. Staley went
at once after their marriage.
Mr. John Farwell was a pronounced
favorite in his large circle of friends
in Lincoln, and the news of his sud
den death In Manila, which occurred
last week, was heard with the keenest
regret by all. Mr. Farwell was a
talented young man with an unusually
promising future, and it Is sad that
his career Is thus early ended.
A handsome dinner was given Wed
nesday evening by Col. and Mrs. S. M.
Melick to Governor and Mrs. Savage
and members of the governor's staff
and their wives. Red roses adorned
the dining room supplementing the
color scheme of the room with bril
liant effect. The menu was served in
nine courses. Those present were Gov
ernor and Mrs. Savage, Col. and Mrs.
Bryson of Omaha, Col. and Mrs. Wat
kins of South Omaha; Col. and Mrs.
Bills of Falrbury; Col. and Mrs. Keef
er. Miss Armstrong of Clinton, Iowa;
Miss Jenkins of Falrbury, Mr. Fred
Thomas of Omaha, Mrs, Davis and
Mr. Harry Meck,
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