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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 3, 1903)
The Elks save a New Year's eve dance
at the lodge room.
Mrs. C K. Pitcher entertained the
bridge whlat club on Tuesday.
The Saturday night club danced at
Walsh hall Thursday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Allen entertained
"The Jokers," Monday evening.
Mrs. W. M. Leonard entertained Les
Bohemiennes yesterday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hays entertained
the J. O. C. club Monday evening.
Miss Blossom Wilson entertained the
Mnekellceh club yesterday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Tomson are
guests of Doctor and Mrs. A. L. Hoover.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawlor entertained the
Btittannia high five club last evening.
Mrs. A. L. Hoover is entertaining her
aunt, Mrs. H. Knotts of Cedar Rapids,
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Boggs entertained
La Veta whist club at dinner Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. McLucas of Fair
bury are guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Funke gave a dinner
for Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Burr Wed
Mrs. M. L. Strother has returned from
'a pleasant visit with friends In Illinois
and Kansas City.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Moore will give a
dinner Tuesday evening. There will be
Mrs. Thomas Marsland entertained In
formally on Thursday for Mrs. E. B.
Bowen of Boston.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur N. Toung gave
a New Tear's dinner for Professor and
Mrs. George Porter of Peru.
Mrs. J. F. Hutchtns entertained twelve
ladles at whist Tuesday afternoon, for
Mrs. F. M. Blish of Omaha.
Mrs. Clinton R. Lee entertained in
formally this afternoon for her guest,
Mrs. E. B. Bowen of Boston.
Mrs. W. S. Cass of Council Bluffs is
the guest of her sisters, Mrs. a S. Whit
ing and Mrs. T. Mlltonberger.
Miss Ruth Raymond and Miss Louise
Burnham will return to Washington
and to their studies next week.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Foster will enter
tain the members of the L. A. kensington
and their husbands this evening.
Mrs. D. A. Rlsser gave a pretty lunch
eon on Monday. Christmas decorations
were used. Covers were laid for ten.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Hargeaves
gave a seven o'clock dinner on New
Tear's day. Covers were laid for twelve..
The employes of the Farmers & Mer
chants bank gave a dance last night at
their halL Twenty couples were present.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Marshall are en
tertaining Mr. Marshall's sister, Mrs.
Rollin Miles, and Mr. Miles of Connecti
cut. Professor and Mrs. Lawrence Bruner
gave a dinner in h6nor of Professor
Jackman of Chicago, Wednesday even
ing. The young ladles of the Thursday
night club enjoyed a Christmas tree and
a Jolly evening Saturday with Miss
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Bowen, who have
been gaesta of Mr. and Mrs. Clinton R.
Lee, will leave for their home In Boston
Mr. H. T. Dobbins, editor-in-chief, will
give Ms annual dinner to the members
of the editorial staff of the Evening
News this evening.
Mr. and Mrs. 8. H. Burnham gave a
dinner to the Burr family Tuesday even
ing In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L.
Burr of New York.
The senior girls of the high school
were entertained by Misses Grace Ernst
and Jessie Mosher at the home of the
former on Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Burr, who
have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. C.
Burr for a month, will leave on Monday
for their home in New York.
Mrs. Armstrong of Beatrice, a sister
of Professor Bessey, and Mrs. W. S.
Summers of Omaha, were guests this
week of Mr. and Mrs. Bessey.
Mr. and Mrs. Avery Haggard of St.
Paul, Minnesota, are guests of their par
ents, Doctor and Mrs. J. R. Haggard
and Judge and Mrs. J. H. Broady.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Kelley entertained
informally last evening In honor of the
visiting ladles. Six-hand euchre was
played at four tables.
Mr. Wesley Ewing arrived on' Wednes
day to join Mrs. Ewing, who has been
the guest of her mother, Mrs. Martha
Enslow, and other relatives for some
time. Mr. and Mrs. Ewing went to their
home in Vllllsca, Iowa, yesterday.
SYBIL RUBY ECKLE.
Little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Harpham gave a
card party in honor of Mr. and Mrs. F.
M. Blish on New Year's eve. There -were
six tables at six-handed euchre, but no
prizes. Old friends of the guests of
honor were Invited.
The Patriarchs gave a dance Monday
night at Walsh hall. Each couple in the
club was privileged to invite another
couple, thus doubling the number of
dancers. The party was a pretty and
successful one as are all the parties given
by this club.
Miss Ruth Jakway gave a house party
Thursday night when the following
young ladles were her guests: Misses
Helen Laws, Marie Talbot, Edna Baker,
Mary Minor, Hazel Vandenburg, Fan
chon Hooper, Louise Hoover, Dorrance
Harwood, Grace White and Helen Ber
ger. The old custom of ladies keeping open
house on New Year's day, when all of
their gentlemen acquaintances -were ex
pected to call, has fallen into disuse.
This year, in some of the cities, ladles
have given New Year's receptions, send
ing out invitations only to the men of
their acquaintance, and differing from
the older fashion only by sending the
A pleasant little progressive whist
party was given Tuesday evening by
the Misses Craig at their home. Twenty
fifth and T streets, in honor of Miss
Elizabeth Baxter and Mr. Norman Bax
ter of Halifax. Nova Scotia, who are
spending the winter with their sister,
Mrs. A. Ross Hill. Three tables accom
modated the players. Dainty refresh
ments were served.
THE WEEK'S REVIEW
Mrs. W. A. Green entertained the
Athenea club yesterday. Mrs. E. B.
Green talked of Vienna.
The city Improvement society will
hold Its annual meeting next Thursday,
when officers for the ensuing year will
The Century club will hold its regular
meeting next Tuesday, and on the
twentieth will give an open meeting at
the home of Mrs. S. H. Atwood.
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The Saturday Night club of Butte,
Montana, was organized for the promo
tion of oral speaking, and papers are not,
admitted in the meetings. Both men and
women are admitted to membership.
Mr. M. D. Welch entertained the
Round Table at dinner Monday evening.
After the repast Reverend F. L. Whar
ton led in a discussion of the Monroe
Members of a Canadian woman's club,
organized for literary and sociological
study, with a college woman as presi
dent, are said to have become so inter
ested in the servant problem that they
have resolved to raise the standard of
domestic service by going out to service
themselves. The authority also states
that these clubwomen have found their
own town too conservative to carry out
their plan In, and the president and five
members have decided to go to New
York and take places.
The arts and crafts committee of the
Massachusetts State Federation of Wo
men's clubs are preparing an exhibition
for next April which shall cover the
handiwork of women all over the coun
try. This Is In charge of Mrs. Ada M.
Tillinghast of New Bedford and Mrs.
Alice E. Whitakerof Winthrop. Home In
dustries in the mountain regions of the
south, in Tennessee, North Carolina,
northern Georgia and Alabama, and
Kentucky, are to be sought for, and
Berea college will be called on to show
the industries of Its vicinity. Work in
wood, leather, metals, stained glass, eta,
will be shown. The federation has the
serious purpose In this display to stimu
late honest and substantial work, and to
inspire higher ideas of art For example,
they will discourage kitchen ranges or
namented with Raphael's cherubs in
costiron. The aim for simplicity and
beauty, fitness and honesty in construc
tion, will be held In view, and should
make the exhibition of importance. The
rug Industry started in Maine and New
Hampshire, the various Deerfleld indus
tries, work of the same sort in Greenfield
and elsewhere, will be Illustrated. The
coming exhibition will be held with the
Dorchester Woman's club.
The annual reception of the Woman's
club was given Thursday afternoon from
three until five o'clock in the library
building. The receiving line stood in
the auditorium. Mrs. J. W. Johnson
presented the guests to Mrs. F. M. Hall,
Mrs. F. M. Gibscn, Miss Jeanette Green,
Mrs. George Schwake and Mrs. H. M.
Bushnell, the officers of the club, who
were In line, and Mrs. Loblngler of
Omaha, a prominent club woman, was
with them. By the lavish use of oriental
rugs, screens, draperies and pillows the
large room was given a homelike look.
At a table adorned with red roses and
candles, ices were served by Mrs. C. E.
Yates, assisted by members of the re
ception committee. A mandolin club
played during the receiving hours. The(
parlors were converted into oriental
apartments decorated with many um
brellas and lanterns. Tea was poured
from a samovar by Mrs. W. C. Phillips
and was passed by little maids in Jap
anese costumes. They were. Misses Marie
Talbot, Margery Atwood, Ruth Lahr,
Helen Phillips and Edna Baker. The
members of the club were out en masse
to exchange New Year's greetings and
a few of the husbands shed the radiance
of their faces upon the scene.
The Ethical Culture club of Butte,
Montana is made up entirely of women,
who are breadwinners, any woman in the
business or professional world of Butte
being eligible to membership.
The club has three departments, one
devoted to mental training, one to physi
cal training, one to morals and manners.
Each member is working earnestly to
obtain a wider knowledge of all things
pertaining to right living and an under
standing of the finer things existing, the
conditions and environment In which
The club was organized by a few work
ing women for the purpose of making a
center for those who desired to climb
toward a higher standard of living by a
better understanding of the morals and
manners of the world.
There are many delightful conditions
existing in the club and each member
is made to feel that she is a necessary
part of the 'work therein. The feeling of
sympathy, of harmony, of mutual help
fulness that everywhere prevails In the
club makes it a little haven, and its in
fluence on the character seems full of
power, of hope and moral strength. Dur
ing the time since the club was organized
many of the members have married, and
without exception each one has ex
pressed herself as entering upon her new
duties with a better understanding of the
small and great things of life than could
have been hers had she not been a mem
ber of the club.
The Social Economics club of Chicago
will devote the next two years to the
study of the marriage customs of all
nations, and of all times. Doctor Frances
Dickinson, the president of the club, ad
vocates a contract plan regarding mar
riages, which she thinks will adjust all
disturbances. She says:
"When people marry they should have
two contracts one to satisfy the de-
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