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MERRIAM PARK
The Methodist Sunday school children -will
»ive a cantata Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Merrifleld of Aberdeen, S. D., has been
the guest of Mrs. Doak and Mrs. Ray.
The Woman's Club met with Mrs. Chaffee
Wednesday. Papers were given by Mrs. Al
len and Mrs. Crider.
Misses Madge and Minnie Adamson will
Spend the holidays with Mrs. C. P. Adamson
Cf Carroll street.
Miss Grace Hollaway has returned from
Mankato.
Mrs. E. V. Canfield has returned from Red
IVl'ing to spend the holidays.
The Presbyterian Sunday school will give
•n entertainment on Christmas evening. They
Will make a special feature of giving to out
side needy objects.
Miss Helen Ostrom is at home from Farl
bault.
The Sweet Sixteen Club met Thursday
With Mrs. Johnson.
The Men's Club met at the Presbyterian
Church Monday evening. They enjoyed a
good dinner and had an address from Judge
Orr on "Municipal Courts," and a discus
sion followed.
Professor Allen Benham of St. James is vis
iting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. M.
Benham.
The We Girls club met Tuesday with Mrs.
Charles Moore. Favors were won by Misses
Muckle and Hollaway, Mmes. Humasou and
Haisley.
The Young Ladies' Card Club will meet
fiext Thursday evening with Miss Crosby.
Mrs. Harry Leight and Miss Lou Tiffany
■will entertain on Christmas eve.
Miss Berrie. who has been the guest of
Miss Coykendall, has returned to Faribault.
The Congregational and the Episcopal
church will give special musical services for
Christmas.
Mrs. Charles Cook and Miss Stamm enter
tained at euchre Thursday afternoon. Thir
teen tables were played. Prizes were won by
Mrs. C. D. Waters, Mrs. Byron Baker and
Miss May Overpeck.
Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Robert
eon of Feronla avenue entertained a large
number of Dayton's Bluff and Merriam Park
friends to celebrate the twentieth anniver
sary of their marriage. Mmes. Hirst, Hils
cher, Gillie, Keinhouser, Brink and Van
Dyne assisted in receiving the guests.
ATHLETIC CLUB ORGANIZED.
Luverne, Minn., Dec. 21.—Citizens of Lu
verne held a meeting at the Manitou last eve
ning for the purpose of organizing an athletic
club and put/ting in a gymnasium. The meet
ing was well attended and a temporary or
ganization effected.—The 94th birthday anni
versary of Rev. G. C. Woodruff of Magnolia,
this county, was celebrated Wednesday eve
ning at his home by a large party of his
friends.—Charles E. Tatge and Miss Annie L.
Finke were united in marriage Wednesday
evening at the home of the bride's brother,
J. H. Finke in Clinton township.—Carl O. Sol
berg nnd Miss Mathilde C. Matthiesen were
married.
JOKING SENATOR'S HAPPINESS.
Paris, Dec. 21. —Senator Depew arrived as
San Lazare Etation last night. He said: "I
am going to Nice as quickly as' possible. I
understood that Miss Palmer, the lady whom
I am to marry, says the weddtng is to take
place on the 28th."
Better mince meat than this cannot be made at home.
It is as juicy, fruity, clean and much more economical.
We save you the weary chopping, boiling, seeding, peeling, mixing.
Last year we sold ten million (10,000,000) packages.
Each package makes two large ( or three small) pies.
So (at least) there were twenty million "None Such" mince pies.
Beware of so-called M wet" mince meat sold from open pails.
"None Such" is condensed—that is, compressed in air-tight,water-proof cartona
10 cts. a package. Premium list of "1847 Rogers Bros." silverware enclosed.
If your grocer won't supply you, notify Merrell-Soule Co., Syracuse, N. Y.
Pictures! Pictures! Pictures!
38c, 50c, $1.00, $2.50, $5.00 and Upwards.
Copies of the Best Pictures, Artistically Framed
THE BEARD ART CO.
624 Nicollet Avenue.
KINDERGARTEN CHRISTMAS
The children of Hope kindergarten sang
their Christmas songs and played their Christ
mas games yesterday morning in Hope chapel.
About eighty little tots formed the circle and
th? program was enjoyed by a large group of
older people. The tree was decked with
pretty trifles made by the children as gifts for
their parents and friends and after they had
been distributed the small workers were re
membered with pretty boxes of candies. A
luncheon of milk and cake was served to the
children and the mothers were refreshed
with coffee and cake. Mrs. Shryock, kinder
garten director, had charge of the affair and
was assisted by the young women of the kin
dergarten.
Thursday morning the children of Riverside
kindergarten had their celebraton under the
direction of Mrs. Susan K. Morst. About
ninety little ones joined in the songs and
games which wore followed by the presenta
tion of the gifts made by the children. They
in turn were given candies in quaint boxes
and a light refreshment was served.
The Christmas entertainment of the Ger
man kindergarten was' held Thursday ofter
noon in the Minneapolis Classical school. The
room was hung with holly and the Christmas
tree was an object of interest to the small
pupils. A program of German songs and
recitations was given under the direction of
Fraulein Nellie Koch and Mr. Sehieffeler
meier furnished a piano accompaniment for
the songs. After the program the gifts were
distributed by a Santa Claus.
AN IRISH HARPJST
Miss Josephine Sullivan Will Give a
Recital Friday Evening.
The harp recital to be given by Miss Jose
phine Sullivan in the Lyceum theater Friday
evening for the benefit of the Catholic Orphan
asylum in this city, will be the leading mu
sical event of the week. The previous evening
Miss Sullivan will appear at RaucJenbush. hall,
St. Paul. Miss Sullivan will be assisted by
Miss Frances Vincent, contralto, and Miss
Louise Taylor of St. Paul, violinist. Since
Miss Sullivan's first appearance in this coun
try as the representative Irish harpist at the
world's fair, she has become well known 111
Chicago and in the principal cities of the
east. She has played also in the leading'
Canadian cities and has received an enthus
iastic welcome from the lovers of the harp,
and the highest encomiums on her artistic
talents from the musical critics.
Some weeks ago she was the guest of the
sisters of Holy Angels' academy in this city,
and the few who were privileged to hear the
private recital given at the academy are
enthusiastic. Besides a group of familiar
Irish melodies Miss Sullivan's program as
announced includes such classical pieces as
"Largo," Handel; "Reverie," Thomas:
"Spinning Song," Hasselmans: "Greek
Pirates' March." Alvcrs; "I'll Sing Thee
Songs of Araby," Clay; "Danse Gracieuae,"
Ruyblas. Tickets nay be obtained in ad
vance at the Irish Standard office.
WANT A WOMAN POLICE OFFICER.
Special to The Journal.
Denver, Dec. 21.—The Woman's club will
ask the fire and police board to appoint a
woman policeman. At a conference plans
were laid to give Denver a woman policeman.
InSocial Circles
A DOMINO MASQUE
One of the Largest of -the Holiday-
Affairs.
NEW YEAR'S NIGHT AT THE WEST
Cotillion Club Will Give a Holiday
Party Monday in the
Kilts' Hall.
The largest of the holiday, affairs , will be
a subscription party which will .be given in
the West Hotel New Year's night. It will
be a domino masquerade and about 150 of
the younger set will participate in the pleas
ures. The committee in charge of the ar
rangements includes Mmes. Frank T. Heffel
flnger, Louis B. Newell, Misses Louise Heffel
finger and Nina Wilson.
The Cotillion club will give a holiday party
Monday evening in Elks' hall. Charles Heffel
flnger will lead and the figures and favors
will be suggestive of the Christmas season.
John S. Plllsbury will entertain a group of
the younger set at a ss'leigh ride to the Mini
kuuda club this evening. Supper will be
served and informal dancing, skating and
tobogganing will be the amusement.
The wedding of Miss Helen Skiles and Al
lan Wright of Indian Territory will take
place the last of January. Mias Skilea has
just returned from a six weeks' visit in
Washington and New York.
The marriage of Miss Grace Hoyt and Al
fred F. Wiley will take place next Thursday
at the home of the bride's parents in Lake
City, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. iloyt recently
moved to Lake City from Minneapolis and
-Miss Hoyt is a university girl, a member of
the Alpha Phi fraternity. Mr. Wiley is the
organist and chair director of Gethsemane
church and is well known in musical circles.
Mrs. W. M. Driver of 1402 Fifth avenue S
announces the engagement of her daughter.
Miss Kathryn Driver, and v Henry Nicholson
Stone.
Miss Emma If. Harrison and Julius H.
Goetze will be married at high noon on
Cbristmas day at the home of the bride's
mother, Mrs. Hannah Harris on, in Excelsior.
A quiet wedding will take place early in
the year at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pres
ton King on Ninth street, when Fraulein Nel
lie Koch and Dr. Waldemar Schulz will be
married.
A masquerade ball will be given next Sat
urday afternoon, from 4 until 8 o'clock, by
the Misses Helen Keudrick and Laura John
sou in Johnson hall. Miss Margaret Kendrick
will cbaperone the fifty little guests.
Mrs. W. F. Brooks gave a holiday party at
the Miuikahda Club for a group of children
this afternoon. Dancing and winter sports
were enjoyed and a supper was served.
Miss Mary Ellenor Lees, a bride of next
week, was the guest of honor at a handker
chief shower this afternoon, given by Mrs.
Thomas H. Reeves at the Waverly Hotel.
Sixteen young ladies were present.
The members of the university faculty and I
their wives w^re entertained last evening by '
President Cyius Northrop at his home on j
Tenth avenue SE. Mrs. Northrop and Miss
Northrop are in Colorado and in their absence
President Northrop received alone. Palms
and ferns, relieved with leses and hyacinths,
decorated the drawing room, and ros^s and
carnations were in the living room. In the
dining-room a cluster of red roses in an old
copper jug formed the centerpiece and smilax
and softly shaded lights added to the pretty
effect. John Parsons Beach played a delight
ful program of piano numbers. There v.'ere
about 200 guests.
A jolly oyster roast was given at the Mini
kahda Club last evening by C. H. Hcod and
H. J. Moreton. After supper an informal pro
gram of dances was played by Shepley's !
orchestra. Among the guests were Messrs. j
and Mmes. I. L. Corse, C. T. Jaffrey, E. N. j
Fairchild, S. W. Commons, EL J. Moreton, H.
Little, D. Mackay, W. C. Tiffany, Theodore
Wetmore, W. B. Packer, W. S. Dwinnell and i
C. H. Hood.
Miss Ethel Winklebleck entertained the
Alpha Delta Pi girls of the South high school
with a spread at her home in Elliot avenue
yesterday afternoon. The rooms were decor
ated in the holiday colors. Master Clyde
Winklebleck gave "The Great WhTTe Throne"
in a delightful manner, and responded to sev
eral en cores. Miss Lena Gjertsen gave a
Chinese solo and the whistling quartet favored i
the company with several selections. Covers
were laid for fourteen. In the evening the
Alpha Delta Pi members attended the basket
ball game at the Y. M. C. A.
Miss King of Spruce place entertained a
group of friends very informally last evening.
Mrs. A. L. Bausman gave a small tea for
Miss De Mott, who is hor guest, Thursday af- i
ternoon. Miss De Mott la' the daughter of i
Mrs. Henry V. de Mott of New Brunswick, I
a former resident of this city.
Thursday evening the Fortnightly club gave
a dancing party in the Holmes Hotel. About
forty couples were present.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Nelson of Fridley were
pleasantly surprised Thursday evening by a
group of friends who gathered to aid in the
celebration of Mr. Nelson's fortieth birthday
and Mrs. Nelson's thirty-fifth birthday. A
banquet was served and a program of speeches
added to the pleasure of the affair. Mr. Nel
son was presented with an easy chair and
Mrs. Nelson war given a carved table. Mr.
Nelson is president of the Minneapolis Dairy
men's Union and is also county commissioner
of Anoka bounty.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Barker,
0409 Cedar avenue, wasr the scene of a double
wedding Thursday night when Miss Lucy Bar
kpr and Everett Maybee and Miss Celia Bar
ker and Pravik Thompson were married. The
service was read by Rev. Charles F. Davis in
the presence of fifty relatives and friends
from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Miss Mertie
Barker played the wedding march and Paul
Dunbar sang several number*, A wedding
supper was 6*rved.
The wedding of Miss Hattle Young and Ed
ward Cannon, took place Thursday night at
the residence of the bride's father, Johu
Young, 1501 Dupont avenue N. The service
was read by Rev. Mr. Peeble in the presence
of a group of relatives and friends. The rooms,
were decorated in the holiday colors. Smilax
and hollj were hung in the parlors and red
roses anc garlands of smilax were In the C\x>
ng-rcom. The bridegroom is a traveling
saittman for the Arcadia Maple company in
Kansas City. Mr. and Mw. Cannon left for
*be south and on tbelr return they will- lie
at home at 1501 Dupont avenue N,
Miss Annie Weiss and Arnold Funke wt>re
married Wednesday. Rev. Father Harring
ton read the service.
The seniors of the South high school wi'l
give a holiday party at the Johnaon school
hall, Thursday evening.
Personal mid Social.
Charles R. Aldrich has gone east on an ex
tended trip.
Mi&s Annette Brown (has gone to Missouri
for two weeks.
Mrs. E. H. Long is visiting her sister, Mrs.
B. C. Hicks, in Chicago.
Miss Eleanore H. Bresky has gone to Chi
cago to spend the holidays.
Mrs. Frank Burton has returned from a six
weeks' absence in Albany, N. Y.
James V. McHu.gii and family have taken
an apartment at Hampshire Arms.
i Miss Kat.hryn Driver left last evening for
Chicago, to be absent several days.
Dr. and Mrs. A. Parker Walrath^ind daugh
ter left last night for a short trip south.
Miss Sara Swain left last night for Younga
town, N. V., to spend her holiday vacation.
I Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jowett Chapin will
spend the •Christmas holidays in Milwaukee.
j The Misses Eva C. Reid and Clara Reid
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL.
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. If you wish the lightest, finest,
sweetest, most healthful biscuit, cake
and bread, Royal Baking Powder is
indispensable in their making. -a*. are *»*****„<**„,„*.■
from alum and sold cheap, which it is prudent
■ . to avoid. Alum in food is poisonous.
ihave gone to Winnipeg, Man., for the vaca
tion.
The Good Templars of Caunden Place will
give a basket festival to-night in Heartell'a
hail.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. Tapping left last
night to spend the holidays in Peoria and
Monmouth, 111.
Miss Barrett, who has been the guest of
Miss Alma Hoegh, loft for her home in Con
card, Mass., last night.
Miss Neva Chappell leaves on Christmas
night for Chicago to attend a conference of
Y. W. C. A. secretaries.
O. J. Niles, of lowa, is spending the holi
days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sanford
Niles, of Sixteenth avenue SE.
O. B. Bergeson is home from North Dakota
and will leave shortly to spend the holiday
with Mrs. Bergeson in Denver.
Miss IBanche H. Wells, of Wellesley col
lege, will spend her vacation in New York
and vicinity, with college friends.
Clifford Bown, who is a member of Sir
Henry living's London Lyceum company, will
spend next week with his brother, Hubert
Bown.
Miss Lillie Ostoorn Martin has left for
Brooklyn, X. V., where she expects to spend
the holidays with her cousin, Mrs. Arthur G.
Weber.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Johnson leave
to-night for New York city to spend the holi
day season with their daughter, Mrs. F. T.
Shartle.
Mrs. Alice Conlan, of Hannibal, with her
son Thomas and daughter Sarah, are spend
ing the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Amedee
Duncan.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Johnson and Miss Win
nifred Johnson, of No. 7C Highland avenue,
left last night to spend several mouths in
California.
The D. A. G. Club was entertained this
week by Mrs. Towivse«d. Mrs. Poole will be
the hostess Jan. 8, at her home, 516 Third
avenue SE.
A cable has been received from Mr. ami
Mrs. Charles S. Pillsbury, nee Winston, an
nouncing their safe arrival at Gibraltar after
a stormy voyage.
Hydrangea Social Club will give a New
Year's ball, Dec. 31, at Foresters' hall, Frank
lin and Fifteenth avenues S. It will be the
first of a series of dances.
The Adler Socitay gave the first of a series
of dances Wednesday evening, in Columbus
hall. David Jeffers had charge of the ar
rangements. The second party will be given
the middle of January.
Mi's. John Grau entertained the Redotta
Cinch club Monday afternoon at her home
en Eighth avenue SE. Prizes were won by
Mmes. Mayo and O. C. Smith. Mrs. George
Kelly, 1408 Fifth avenue S, will be the next
hostess, Jan. 6.
Minneapolis arrivals at Holland house, New
York, for the week were: Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Lowry, A. C. Paul, C. G. Goodrich,
Mr. and Mrs. William Heffelfinger, L. Staf
ford, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Clark, Mr. and Mrs.
L. P. Hubbard.
The Merry-Makers held their last meeting
a,t the home of Mr>3. C. E. Richardson. Prizes
were won by Mmes, Richardson and Stono.
The club has adjourned for this year and
the next hostess will be Mrs. Rich, who will
entertain Jan. 8.
The New Century Cinch Club was enter
tained by Mrs. Ida Stockdale, Tuesday after
noon. Prizes were won by Mmes. Wiggins,
Hatter, Stockdale and Osterumd. The next
meeting will be with Mrs. Fitzgibbons, 2421
Fifteenth avenue S, Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. Frederick Green of 1836 Nicollet ave
nue, entertained twenty-four young people
last evening In honor of the sixteenth birth
day of Miss Mabel Robertson. Games were
played and a program of music and recita
tions was given by the Misses Meeker, Lu
cille Meeker, Alice and Lilian Nettleton,
Robertson and Robert West.
A large charity ball, for the benefit of the
I Babies' Home, will be given in Woodruff hall,
Merriam Park, next Saturday evening. Mrs.
Harry Crandall, Mrs. Fred Crosby, Miss
Grace Holloway and Miss Mabel Cowles are
making arrangements for the affair, which
promises to be the most enjoyable of the
I Park hops of the season. ' The St. Anthony
Hill orchestra will furnish music.
NORTHWESTERN WEDDINGS
Specials to The Journal.
Huron, S. D., Dec. 21.—0n Thursday, Rev.
R A. Vander Las united in marriage Gus W.
Mejers and Miss Lena Guthman, both of this
city.
Mellette, S. D., Dec. 21.—Mis3 Emma Sher
man and Henry Richardson were united in
marriage at this place.
Mitchell, S.D., Dec. 21.—Miss Estelle Adams
and Frank L. Mover were united in marriage
last evening at the home of the bride's par
ents. The ceremony was performed by Rev.
T. H. Youngman in the presence of relatives.
lowa Falls, lowa, Dec. 21. —The marriage
is announced of Charles Gregory of Goldfield
and Miss Ethel Miller, the ceremony being
performed at the bride's home in this city
by Rev. A. H. Beaver of the Baptist church.
Deadwood, S. D., Dec. 21.—Rev. O. P.
Avery, pastor of the Congregational church,
has returned from Colorado Springs, Col.,
whore he was' recently married to Miss Emma
A. Dickinson.
Lead, S. D., Dec. 21.— R. R. Blair and Miss
Kate Shannon, the former a Homestake em
ploye and the latter of Central City, were
married here last evening.
FOR THE CHRISTMAS VACATION.
Specials to The Journal.
Fergus Falls, Minn., Dec. 21.—The city
schools closed yesterday for a two weeks'
vacation. Miss Grace L. Terry, the high
school principal, has tendered her resignation
ami the board of education has elected Miss
Elizabeth Smith to the position. Miss Smith
has' been principal of the schools of Luverne,
this state, for six years past. Miss Terry
resigns on account of the ill health of her
mother, whom she will accompany south.
Lanesboro, Minn., Dec. 21. —The close of
school yesterday for the Christmas holidays
was marked by appropriate exercises in all
tYie departments. The next term will open
Jan. 6.
Stephen, Minn., Dee. 21.—The fall term of
school closed yesterday. The children gave
an excellent program at the hall last eve
ning, where they had a Christmas tree. All
the teachers will go home to speud two weeks'
vacation.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 100 WILLIAM ST., NEW YORK.
CLUBS AND CHARITIES
(lull Calendar.
MONDAY—
Monday Club, Mr. and Mrs 1. Daniel Fish,
2301 Third avenue S, evening.
Riverside lodge, No. c 94, I. O. G. T., Cedar
and Washington avenues, evening.
PI BL.IC SCHOOL WEAVING
Mrs. M. P. Todd Spoke Before the St.
Paul Civic I/eiiß'ue.
Mrs. M. P. Todd of Minneapolis spoke on
weaving in the public schools yesterday after
noon before the Woman's Civic League of St.
Paul. She exhibited many samples of the
work done with the hand looms —rugs, doll
hammocks and other articles. Examples of
the raffia work were also bhown. The school
board has recently purchased 7,060 oi the Todd
liar.j looms for the public schools of Minne
apolis. To-day Mrs. Todd gave a demonstra
tion of the loom at the Twin City Supply
company on Hennepin avenue, and she will
also show the work that can be done witii it
at the same place Monday and Tuesday.
Y. W. C. A. Service mid Festival.
Professor Maria Sanford will speak at the
Christmas service of the Young Women's
Christian Association to-morrow at 4 o'clock.
Her talk will be the third in the interesting
series' now being given on "Supreme Decisions
by Famous Bible Women." The subject for
this service will be •"Lydia—A Godly Busi
ness Woman." A Christmas song service
will precede the talk.
New Year's Day will be observed by the
Young Womon's Christian Association with
a reception at the rooms on First avenue S
from :i to 8 o'clock. Members of the three
evening gymnasium classes are arranging for
a program, refreshments and the reception
committee. An interesting time is antici
pated.
Lectures on Dante.
Shortly after the holidays a course of four
talks on Dante will be given for the benefit of
the Kindergarten association by Mrs 1. T. G.
Winter and Mrs. Emanuel Cohen, in Geth
semane guild rooms, at 4 p. m. on the fol
lowing dates: Jan. 13, "Life and Times ot
Dante," Mrs. Winter; Jan. 20, "The In
ferno," Mrs. Winter; Jan. 27, "The Purga
torio," Mrs. Cohen; Feb. 3, "'The Paradio,"
Mrs. Winter.
Club Notes.
The women of the Baptist churches are ar
ranging for a Christmas dinner for tb.e resi
dents of the Jones-Harrison Home.
Riverside Lodge, No. 394, I. O. G. T., are
making arrangements for a Christmas pro
gram and will have installation of officers at
its meeting Monday evening at Cedar and
Washington avenues.
IN~CABINET SOCIETY
Mrs. Payne Well Qualified for Gra
cious Leadership.
Washington, Dec 21.—Mrs. Henry C. Payne,
who will succeed Mrs. Charles Emory Smith
as a social leader in Washington, is a woman
of exquisite tact. To describe her by com
parison, she is more nearly like Mrs. AlgT
than any other lady in public life. Her
friends tay she h;;s a genius for pleasant in
tercourse with the world.
She was born of one of the oldest and most
aristocratic Knickerbocker families, and was
Miss Lydia Wood Van Dyke. Her marriage
to Mr. Payne took place at Mount Holly, N.
J. At present her home is on Astor street,
Milwaukee, and is the scene of frequent en
tertainments. Heretofore President f.nd Mrs.
Roosevelt have been their guestij when travel-
Ing in Wisconsin, and one of the first in
formal dinners given at the White Houee dur
ing the present administration was to Mr.
and Mrs. Payne.
The new postmaster general and his wife
have no children, but two young nieces. Miss
Margaret Louise Jones and Miss Margaret
Van Dyke, make their home with the Paynes,
and will be winsome recruits to the young
women of the official set, Mrs.-. Payne is
rather short in stature, her hair and eyes are
dark, and she is of affable manner and takes
a deep interest in charitable und philanthropic
work. She is a great promoter of educational
endowments, and, while an experienced host
ess who never slights her social obligations,
finds time to further the endowments of meri
torious educational institutions.
She is a member of the Daughters of the
American Revolution, of the Colonial Dames,
of the Society of the Descendants of the Col
onial Governors and of the Huguenot Society.
Four y-ars ago she waa a delegate to the !
seventh continental congress of the Daughters
of the American Revolution from Milwaukee.
Between the Paynes and the family of Senator
Spooner a warm friendship exists and they j
have so frequently visited Washington that \
j Mr 3. Paynt, is fully conversant with the social
| conventions .if the capital. Mrs. Payne will
make the fourth western woman in the cabinet
set, the others ing Mrs. Hay, Mrs. Hitch
cock and Miss' Wilson. The .east will here
after be represented by Mrs. Root and Mrs.
Long, but as the latter is in mourning the
burden- of this honor will fall upon the
shoulders of Mrs. Root.
MORE BANK CONSOLIDATION.
New York, Dec. 21.—The Corn Exchange
Bank of Manhattan is preparing to absorb the
Mechanics and Traders' bank, Brooklyn.
' The Difference Between Daylight
and Darkness'
Is no more apparent than the difference,
in the comfort of the usual, loose jointed,
old-fashioned, stove heated trains and the
modern wide vestibuled, steam heated
trains of the Northern Pacific railway.
If you are going to Duluth or the Super
iors; or Montana or the Pacific coast, give
yourself the advantage of the best there
is to be had in the way of train service.
Take the Northern Pacific railway. City
office, number 19 Nicollet House Blk. De
pot Washington and Third avenue S.
Only 11% Hours to Omaha.
Only 11% hours to Omaha via Minne
apolis & St. Louis R. R. Buffet Library
i cars, Cafe Parlor cars, etc.
SATUKDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 21, 1901.
JOUR DAILY BREAD!!
. ■ _ ■'- ■ *
; Valuable Suggestions for the ::
;: Kitchen and Dining' Room. X i
| By KATHERISE KURTZ X
h\u A .,..,,r,.., ■■■■• - ...:;1
THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS
In the olden times the < yule-log, or yule
clog, as it was called then, blazed on the
fire while the yule candle burned brightly
on the hospitable board which was amply
replenished with the abundance of yule cake
cut in slices, toasted and soaked in spicy
ale. Mince pies were decorated with strips
of pastry laid crosswise over the upper sur
face to represent the rack of the Etable in
which the Christ-child was born. The eve
ning was usually concluded with some inno
cent but inspiring game.
It was the custom to reserve a portion
of the yule cake for Christmas Day; other
wise, says superstition, the coming year would
be unlucky. A similar fatality hangs over
the plum eaka provided for this occasion un
less a portion of It is kept until New Year's
Day. '■-^t:f:, I .<;
The origin of many Christmas 1 customs and
superstitions may be deduced from similar
practices used by the northern nations of Eu
rope in ages far remote.
The Scandinavian was the most magnificent
festival given in honor of the god Thor. It
commenced, at the winter solstice.' It was
commemorative of the creation; for being the
longest night in the year, they assigned to it
the formation of the world from primeval
darkness, and called it "Mother-Night." This
festival was denominated Yule or Yeol. '
When Christianity superseded the rites of
pagan worship, the . people expressed the
greatest reluctance to relinquish this an
nual rejoicing. The missionaries desiring to
insure success to their preaching, applied
these festivities to celebrate the nativity of
Christ, which hence acquired the name of
Yule-tide. Hence our modern Christmas is a
mixture of old pagan rites and the more
aesthetic religious sentiments of the Christian
era.
The profusion and piety that still seems
necessary for a proper celebration of this
anniversary is to be traced back to the
sumptuousness and splendor of those old
idolatrous feasts. It was believed that the
succeeding seasons would be fruitful or un
productive, according to the profusion or
parsimony which was observed on this oc
casion. On the eve of the first day, or Mother-
Night, fires of wood blazed throughout the
whole extent of northern Europe, hence the
origin of the Yule-clog. Peace offerings
dedicated to Thor were cakes made of fine
flour sweetened with honey, hence the Yule
cake.
Christmas Dishes.
From the time of the old Roman feasts the
proper Christmas meat has been a large bird,
peacock, swan or goose. The English, vary
ing from other nations, gave preference to
| the boar's head and roast beef. The boar's
j heal to signal a victory over a natural enemy
to man, as the wild boar was a deadly enemy
to the ancient Briton, and the Druidieal rites
sacrificed a white bull at their celebrations.
j In our land and time we still follow, in a
modified form, these old customs, giving tur
key the universal preference, although roast
goose and baked ham are considered proper
-Christmas meats.
Mince pie, plum cake and plum pudding
have lost none of their popularity and no
doubt gained more in flavor if not in whole-
Bomeness.
The jolly wassail (wes hal) 'bowl has become
so modernized as to be scarcely recognized.
From the original mixture It degenerated to
mulled claret, then to the punch bowl, and
spiced cider.
A Chirstmas Dinner.
Sardine and Olive Canapes.
Oyster Bisque.
Turban of Fish. Tomato Sauce.
Roast Turkey, Chestnut Stuffing.
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DANCING CLASSES
Lillian Bauer's [Normals
Tuesday. Richmond Halls. Two Halls,
Xmas Eve.
I- Itzgerald's Orchestra. Instructions private or
class. N. W. Phone, soutti 771 .12.
Stewed Cranberry, Bouehee Cases.
Sweet Potato Boulletes, Cream Sauce.
Spinach with Egg.
White Grape and Orange Cider.
Mince Pie. Brandy Peaches.
Grai>e Juice Sherbet.
Nuts. Bonbons. Fruit.
Cafe Nolr.
A Scotch Plum Pudding.
Chop fine half a pound of beef suet; mix in
half a pound of seeded raisins, one cjp of
sugar; four ounces of bread crumbs. t\v<>
ounces thinly shredded candied orange and
lemon peel; and a pound of marmalade,
five eggs very light and stir them into the
mixture until well blended. Turn into a but
tered mold, cover closely and boil five hours.
Serve with the fallowing sauce:
Blanch and pound two ounces of sweet al
monds moistening them with a little rooewat*]
to prevent their oiling. Warm two ounces of
butter with two heaping tablespoonfuls <r
sugar and beat to a cream; then beat in th>
pounded almoiids and a small glass of pal«
brandy. "When done turn the pudding onto
a heated sauce dish and serve with the cold
sauce.
Another I*l urn Podding.
Beat a dozen eggs light and whip into tbem
a pint of cream; add three-fourths of a pound
each of sifted bread crumbs and flour. Mtx
well; then add a pourd each of finely chopped
suet, sugar, cleaned dried currants, seeded
and chopped raisins, three ounces of candied
orange peel and same of lemon cut very
fine. Grate in one netmeg. Add third of a
cup of brandy and same of orange juice. Boil
the pudding in a bag or in a closely covered
mold from nme to ten hours.
Frozen Chestnut Padding:.
Boil half a pound of large chestnuts for ten
minutes; drain shell and skin and boil in milk
until they are soft. Then rub them through
a sieve. Add the beaten yolks of six eggs and
one pint of cream, one cup sugar, and stir
over the fire until ready to boil. Then add
two teaspoonfu!s of ranilla and strain through
a sieve. Cover two ounces of cleaned rur
ranta, same of seeded raisins, chopped citron
and orange peel with boiling water and lei
stand over the fire a moment; then drain and
soak in a ldttle Madeira wine for two hours.
Put a thick layer of ice in bottom of a tub.
cover with a handful of rock salt. Stand an
ice cream freezer in this; flli the sides with
cracked ice and salt; then pour in the chest
nut cream and churn until it begins u>
thicken; then put in one and one-half eup
fuls of whipped cream and freeze it quite
hard; then add the fruit and wine and freeze
until that is stiff. Turn into a mold or form,
cover closely and pack in ice and salt and
stand for one hour. Serve with whipped
cream garnished with fancy cake*.
Turban of Fi«h.
Take the fillets of flounder, halibut, bass
or white fish; they should be three-quarters
of an inch thick. Season with salt, pepper,
lemon and onion juico and roll each one up,
beginning at the wide end. Put each turban
or fillet into a small eouffle di&h well buttered.
Put the bones and trimmings of th» fish in
a little cold water with a few pieces of celery,
a bit of bay leaf and small onion. Simmer
twenty-five minutes, thpn strain and use this
liquor with same quantity of cream for a
white sauce. Season with salt and paprika.
Pour a little over each turban and bake them
in a slow oven for fifteen minutes. Serve
I from the dishes in which they are baked.
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