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Of Decatur, who ! the suest of Miss Sue JenLini of St Louis
S1.CE THE FIRST OF M Y.
Miss Chr'ftine Orrick, daughter of Mr.
John C. Orrick. No. 3S17 Washington boul
ard. to William C. Fordyce, No. 21 Wash
Miss Helen De Wees Drown, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs Charles Brown, KirKwood.
to Gaylord Bell. St. Louis.
Miss Jessie Atkins Mocre, daughter of
Doctor and Mrs William G. Moore, No. S6
Vandeventer place, to Roger E. Simmons,
MUs Gecrsle Wright, daughter of Vro
V. B. Wright, No. S336 Cabanne avenue, to
Charles Parsons Pettus, No. 2S04 Pine
MUs Mary Dillon, daughter of Mrs. M. C.
Dillon. No. 3700 Delmar boulevard, to L.
Bay Carter. No. 0 Portland place.
Miss Mary Kennard, daughter cf Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel Kennard. No. 4 Portland place,
to Harry Brookings Wallace, No C7 Vande
t enter place.
Miss Emily Wcstwood, niece of Mrs. M. C.
Dillon. No. 3700 Delmar boulevard, to Jo
feph W. Lewis, No. 400S Delmar boulevard.
Miss Lots Damon, daughter of Mr. and
Backed by the guarantee of a Reliable
House. Unquestionably such Is the
kind of Piano to buy, and when you buy
It of us you aro sur of It. Ours Is the
largest and most carefully selected
stock. We only handle such Pianos
that are universally acknowledged the
Smith & Barnes
The superiority of all these makes has
neer been disputed.
We sell Is accompanied with a DOUBLE
guarantee. Purchasers are absolutely
protected against defective material or
workmanship. We hae Pianos at Just
that price ou are thinking of paying,
and terms to suit any one. Come and
tell us our desires. Select your Piano
now from the large assortment and we
will hold for you and deliver when you'
1100 OHye Street.
Mrs Charles P. Damon, No. ZVO llu"ell
avenue, to Percy Bojnton, No. 3411 Morgan
Mls Mtrgaret Louise Mcintosh, daughter
of Mr M. L. Mcintosh. No 3916 West Bel'e
place, to William Dee Becker, No IKS
Miss Viola Bobinon. daughter of Doctor
P. G. Robinson. No. 2710 Washington ne
.iue. to Willis J. Powell, Jr., No 310S Mor
Miss Lucretia Hall Sturgeon, daughter of
Mr and Mrs. Isaac Hall Sturgeon, No. 1110
A Columbian Club bell
East Grand avenJe. to Doctor John Green,
Jr.. No. 2570 Washington avenue.
Miss Alice May Lee, daughter of Doctor
and Mrs. J. W. Lee, No. 6053 Westminster
place, to Robert S. Hoxle, St. Louis.
tMIss Mabel Holmes, daughter of Mrs. D.
S. Holmes. No. 3G65 Delmar boulevard, to
lEdward Manny Hodgman, the Westmore
J?eople of society have patronized the
Italian Band Concerts very generally this
last-week. Thursday night appeared to be
erpeclally popular with the unmarried set.
Bessie Drew and her escott, Virginia
Wrieht. wither. Schwcdtmann; Edith Col
lins. ,who wore a short skirt of navy cloth,
w'lth white silk blouse strapped In em
broidered bands cf wnitc and blue, with a
flaring sailor hat one of the Imported u
i rlety, that never looks In the least like any
other all season. This was of line navy
chip, the brim lined with, odd little curls of
ttraw, very close together and forming a
solid facing. In a white or cream-white tint.
This faced the hat only part way, for about
two inche? round the under side o' the
brim was left plain, the new straw being
filled In with more tight curls, this tlm
of navy Hue. The trimming outside was
of navyvelvet ribbon, and the general ef
fect of the hat was p!aln and stjlish
Edgar Roller brought a cousin from Stc.
Genevieve, who wore pale pink muslin,
mide collarless and trimmed In black lace.
Mlts .Josephine Lee sat with Mr. and Mrj.
William H. Lee on the- rlgnt of the parquet.
Miss Helen Rosenberg, with a party of
friends, came In late. . Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Richards had some friends with them In
rear seats, and Allen West dropped In be
fore the close of the concert, In search of
friends, who were in the forward part of
South Side girls and. Indeed, many of
the "West End, too are much excited over
tbe projected arrival of a group of West
Point fellows, who -will come home on June
IS for their first furlough. There arc four
St. Louis men in the. same class at the
Point that of the second j earllng Carl
Klemra, son of Mrs. John Schroers. and
brother of Miss Carlotta Klemm; Thomas
Reynolds, son of Thomas Reynolds: Jay
Mailer, and George Bowd Hunter, who is
a son of Major vHunter, Just back from thi
Philippines, and now quartered at Jefferson
Barracks. These four will enjoy their fur
lough together, and bid fair to take the
feminine element quite by storm. Already
all sorts of festive plans are being made
bv those girls who knew the cadets before
they went to the Point, and many other
debutantes and popular girls of the younger
set have Joined the list of hostesses.
On the Fourth of July the four St. Louis
boys will entertain their classmates from
Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky; Missouri
and Nebraska, who are on furlough and tbe
reunion promises to be a lively occasion. Mr.
Klemm will serve as a member of the
bridal party of. Miss Florence Harris and
I Dofctor John Herf, which will take place on
the 30th of June. His furlough extends
over a period' of ten weeks.
Yachts for St. Louis millionaires, even If
we are considerably Inland; are becoming
popular. Mr. H. Clay Pierce's1 purchase last
week of the Amalla, belonging to King Car
los of Portugal, is a distinct event in nau
tical circles, and gives to St. Louis a boat
of much'Importance and beauty. Mr. Pierce
has been without a jacht for several sum
mers. Three years ago he built and put
Into commission the Orizaba, which did not
quite meet all expectations of its owner,
and f which he sold after one cruise, to a
Bostonlnri. His spacious country place at
Pri le s Crossing, on the Masqat husett
coat, leallj- demands a boat or boats of
Urn and splendor, md his lat purchase of
the Amalla will fully meet requirements,
Harrison Drummond, who sreatly ens
h!s jaeht. the White Heather, on -which ho
and Jlri Drummond. with their children,
hae spent two summers and the same
number of winters In Florida waters, and
Colonel James G Ilutler, who b ullt the
Duqucsne lait summer and took h'-a first
cruise on board with Mrs. Butler nnJ
nu.nrous parties of St. Louis friends who
were on the Uatern sea coast during the
summer, are the other men from St. Louis
who enjo the distinction and pleasuro
that comes from owning a steam acht.
Graduating Gifts Mermod Sc Jaccard's.
A successful flhing picnic was enjojed
last wek on the MerJmec at Fenton by a
pirtj- of voung people from the South Side
Amon those present were:
Mrs Annie Washington Rapley has is
sued cards for a reception in honor of the
Fnlted Daughters of the Confederacy at
the West End Hotel on Thursday after
noon. May 22. from 3 to 6 Mr3. Rapley
will be assisted by -Mrs P. G. Robert. Mrsu
Frank Galennle. -Mrs. P. G. Robert. Mrs.
Mrs. W. P. Howard, Mrs George Tjler and
Mrs. Shreve Carter.
Miss Ida Schmidt. No. 2737 Gamble street,
entertained a party of friends Wednesday
evening with a dancing party. Those who
B G. Starke,
who is much admired.
Franklin de Prez entertained joung
friends lat Monday evening at his home
in -Mount Auburn, the occasion of his blrth
dav. Murtc. recitations and games were
followed by a dainty spread. Those pres
Mabel de Prez,
Robert de Prez,
Harold de Prez,
A Jolly crowd left Union Station last Sat
urday afternoon for on outing of several
dajs to Byrnevllle, Mo. They were driven
In hay frames to the picturesque home of
John Bjme. where they all enjoyed the
A birthday party was given last Thurs
day evening at the home of Mrs. John
Crocker, No. 3730 Cozens avenue. The house
wn all thrown open and tastefully dec
orated. Mrs. Crocker was assisted by her
sisterr Mrs. John Nold. and her daughter-in-law.
Mm Charles Crocker. The hostess
wore bisq-ua etamlne, with touches of tur
quoise blue. Mrs. Nold wore pale blue mous
eellne. trimmed in Irish point, and Mrs.
Charles Crocker white organdy.
Among the many present were:
Messieurs and Mesdames
John Wolfe. Frank Bryden,
Cornelius Manoney, win Dye,
Miss Marie Frucn entertained with a
"linen shower" on Wednesday, in honor of
her sister. Miss Anna Fruen. who Is to be
married on May 28, to Mr. Albert G. Nel
son. The bride-elect received many pieces
One of the nleasant afternoons of the
season was that given by Mrs. Ike Levy
Saturday, in honor of her guest. Miss
Bertha IC. Baum, of Cincinnati, O. who
will leave shortly for her home. Among
those present were:
.Hertha K. Baum.
One of the enlovable events of last week
was a surprise pirty given to Miss AH Ira j
Gundelfinger. Trlday evening, at her home. '
No. 3K6 Cass avenue. Dancing and games i
were Indulged in until midnight, after
which rapper was served, the table being
aecoraiea witn carnations and ferns. Messrs.
Locly. Bennett. KIdd and Kodgens en
tertained the guests with vocal selections.
Those present were:
The Montilcello Seminary Alumnae Asso
ciation of et. Louis and vicinity will give Its
QQ wM .'"i ajiC.A. i ' i JWmUKHn 1
arnuil spring entertainment at the St.
Nicholas Hotel on Tuesday afternoon. May
Mi The affair will be a reception, with Mls
Haskell, the senior class of fifteen joung
ladles and the faculty of Montlcello as hon
ored guests. The hours are from 2 to 0
Mrs. Florence L. Mclntjrc's guests on the
evening of the 13th were entertained with
music arranged by Mr. E. V. Mclntrc. Ho
plaed two numbers (a) "Gondnllrc" and
(b) 'Caprice." Mr. C. J. Edwards's violin
performance was enjoved and Mrs O. V.
Mclntyre sang. Mrs Dudlcson of East St.
Louis added to the pleasure of the evening
by her recitations
Mrs. T. Keitel of North St Louis cele
brated her twentj -fifth wedding annlver
tary last week Lunch was served at 1
o"clock, after which euchre was plajed.
Among the guests were:
Van Graferland, Bennett,
Wednesday afternon Mrs. Kate Mapcl en
tertained with a tea. In honor of her son,
Mr. Clarence O Mapel. who has just re
turned from Detroit. Mich.
Miss Scogln, No. 5119 Maple avenue, en
tertained with a musical last Tuesday even
ing. Those who took part were: Mr. Dun
can, late of Paris, France: Mrs Sweer of
Austin, Tex ; Mrs Julia Gould Siebert, and
On "Wednesday everlng Mr. and Mrs.
liendriCKs cnaperonea a jouy vriy iu
unose lnvuea were;
C. Kolbrj .
Lilly Lohm er,
A delightful day was
spent at the resi
dence of Mrs. Thaddeus S. Smith, No. 4023
West Pine boulevard, sunaay, aiay u,
which was the eighty-second anniversary
of the veteran musician, Mrs. Charles Bal
mer. From 9 a. m until late at night
a stream of friends and relatives called on
the aged hoetes. The floral tributes were
numerous. Among tboso that called and
tendered their best wishes were:
Mesdames a .J-LiJ
Agnes Alexander, Tlmken.
A. M. Miller of St Albert Jordan.
St Charles, Gottschalk,
Ida Davenport, Jost
Messieurs ana aiesdames
Victor Licher ein, Broadbead of
Frank Holland. . Clayton.
Kuhn. Gussie Streltz.
Louis Kuhn, Wlnfleld Jost
Mrs. William Steffen. No. 3327 North
Twenty-second street, gave a "kaffee" to
a few of her friends on Thursday after
noon In honor of hor son, Master Willio's
seventh birthday. The little fellow received
quite a number of presents and a pleasint
uftemoon was spent. Those present were:
H. llruenlng, F. Schmltt
H. Huefe, G. Vv'lnmann.
Rosenthal!, Miss E. Bomlltz.
Mr. and Mrs. George Stockham Hessen
bruch of No. 0Ct Delmar boulevard, en
tertained Tuesday evening in honor of Mrs.
Clara Henley Bussing from Chicago. Mrs
Bussing has a soprana voice, and was the
soloist of the Morning Choral last week. A
music programme was given by Mrs. Bus
sing, Mrs. Bertha Fitch. Mrs. Ida Shepherd.
Mrs. Hessonbruch and Mr. and Mrs George
Carrie. After the musical progressive
euchre was plaed until a late hour, whtn
refreshments were served. Miss Ida Mel
lier and Mrs. Charles T. Clark were win
ners of the ladies' prizes and Mr. J. C.
Fisher and Mr. George Carrie of the gen
tlemen's prizes. Among those present
Messieurs and Mesdames
Frederick Cram. Harry Mejcrs.
Sldnev Budirett. John Miller.
George B Haliday. J. C. Fisher.
L C. Fitch.
Charles T. Clark,
James Hunt Lucas,
Mrs. J. Tschampers, No. '.Mil Arsenal
In the LATEST DESIGNS r-.d IMPROVEMENTS
P. G. MURPHY TRUNK GO.
Third and St. Charles Sts.,
-Photograph by Conkling.
street, entertalred nulte a number
friends and relatives. In honor of her blrth-
u.iv, j.isl .onaa alternoon ana evening.
May 12. Many pretty gifts were presented
tp the hostess Mrs. Tschampers was as
sisted by her daughters. Mrs. Louis Finot
and Mrs. Henry Uruner. The dining-room
was decoratf-d with pink carnations and
American beauties. Pink and green ribbons
were suspended from the chandelier to each
corner of the table. Those present -were:
The Reverend and Mrs. J. Fisher.
Calllnjr Cards. Mermod & Jaccard's.
The B M. Club gave a dance in honor of
Mi's May Murrav of Chicago at the home
of Miss Alice Ellison of Cabanne Friday
evening. Those present were:
Ora Leo Owen,
TIib Phoenix Ladles'
Bowling Club gavt
g party on Wednes
their anual prize bow ling party on Wei
day evening. May H. at the Phoenix Ciub-
house, and some good scores were made.
The winnera are as follows:
First prize. Mrs. L. Sauer. Mr. B. Roder
mann; second prize. Mrs. F. Nou, Mr. Fred
Neu; third prize. Mrs. B. Rodermann, Mr.
Chas. F. Schmidt: fourth prize, Mrs. Wm.
F. Bolte, Mr. O. T. Heltmeyer; fifth prize,
booby p'ize. Mrs. O. F. Heltmeyer, Mr. A.
Madera. . i
After bowling, supper was served In the
large, hall, after whlcn all enjoed
Those present were:
Messieurs and Mesdames
Wm. T. Bolte,
Chas F. Schmidt
O, F. Heitmeve"-,
Geo. P. Johannes,
. Louis Saner,
The Ga "Wa Or Ke Club met with Mr.
and Mrs. Samuel Kelffer. on Maple avenue,
labt Saturday evening. Prizes w ere won by
Mrs. Gatewood and Mrs. Warren, Messrs.
Chris Garvey and Edward Garvey. A sup
per was served at a late hour. The club
meets with Mr. and Mrs. Frank On is next
Saturdai evening Those present were:
Messieurs and Mesdames
John Warner, Chris Garvey,
Frank Orvls, Gatewood,
Ed Garvey, Keifter.
The most beautiful trains are those of the
Big Tour to New York and Boston
Mrs Eckert of Delmar boulevard enter
tained her euchre tlub Tuesday afternoon.
Prizes were won by Mr. Samuel Kelffer.
Mrs. Frank Orvis, Mrs. Chris Garvey and
Among those present were:
M'ss Mllllcent Heinzelman entertained
the Wednesday Club with, an eight-handed
The B. E S. T. Club was organized at
the home of Miss Olive Coleman, No. 2325
St. Vincent avenue, Saturday afternoon.
The features of the day were sewing and
music, after which refreshments were
served. Among the members are:
Instead of holding a banquet at thcMer-
ALL KINDS OF
and 612 Washington Ave
515 LOCUST STREET.
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Here ,s yur cnance to dui a styiisn
$ skirt make, materials and fit as J
i good as any of the so-caHeci LADY TAI- ;
i LORS are charging BIG PROFITS. i
i We make to order by MEN TAILORS i
I ONLY, and guarantee a perfect fit or J
: Mfkiurv Din mi i nnc. i
I GORED PLEATED SKIRTS New
j; materials made to order we fur-
nish everything all week at
J 19 GORED BRILLIANTINE SKIRTS, Fine Luster,
i JB1NEST guALlT Y Colors navv, black
J. and gray made to order or out of
;! stock, just as you like ALL WEEK
To order, the NEW SWELL SHIRT WAIST SKIRT J
! for Street, Seaside or Tennis lively materials
we make to order if required or out
Ij of stock, and they are simply
j Brilliantine Walking Skirts, Navy, buck and Grays,
j Misses' Skirts, about 20, - - - -:
Dress Skirts, black only, stylish, - -1
25 Finest Skirts, silk, etc, very fine, - -
ON BROADWAY, COR. LOCUST.
By ordering your Wedding Invitations from us you are
assured of having them absolutely correct in form. The work
is executed in our own factory by the most skillful engravers,
die cutters and printers. The uniform excellence of work
executed by us is the reason that our Wedding Invitations
are almost exclusively used in the best society circles.
CALLING CARDS. WEDDING RINGS.
100 and Copper ri r Solid Gold of the very finest
Plate (Script) I.bU workmanship.
100pifar?emfr. $1.00 I $2.50 to $22.00
W IVrlta for Samples and Prices; Mailed Free.
MERMOD & JACCARD'S,
ON BROADWAY, COR. LOCUST ST.
contile Club, which Is the annual custom
of Ovir the Teacups IJterarr Club, a recep
tion wa? held last week at the residence of
Mrs. B. E. Maglll, No. 584S Cabanne avenue,
the former home of Judge Ferris.
The house was especially planned for en
tertaining, as the immense drawlnsr room,
reception hall and dining hall all open to
form one large reception room. The scheme
of decoration was conceived to carry out
the club colors, green and white. The white
mantel In the drawing room was banked
from floor' to celling with palms and Bos
ton ferns, to form a background for the re
ceiving party, uhlch was composed of the
hostess, Mrs. Maglll. and the president,
Mrs. Brokaw. The reception hall was a
bower of pure white snowballs, combined
with the pale-green walls and white wood
work to form a harmony of color.
The hours being late, from 4 to S. and the
weather perfect, throngs of ladles In spring
costumes, many of whom are prominent In
the literary and musical circles of the city,
passed through the rooms to congratulate
"Over the Teacups."
"Among them were:
Arthur W. Lambert,
TV. 1. Culver.
E. M. TVooley.
O J. Barwlck.
Geo. A. Baker,
Miss Floss Dudley Miller and Mrs. Vasca
Houk and little daughter. Dorothy, depart
ed last week to spend the month of June
with their parents at their country home.
'The Oaks." at Dixon.
The French Division of Chart Club will
meet every afternoon at 2 o'clock In parlor
OUR FIRST CLEARANCE SALE '
Single Garments Broken Sizes All New Goods.
trlctlrAIl-Wool Suits, silk lined coats-wore KM to t AA
II2.U0 If wc have your SIS
Fine Dress Skirts or Walking SUrts In strictly all wool (A AA
fabrics-were 14 00 to 7.W-take your dssisif O
Strictly All Wool Silk Lined Black Cloth or Taffeta AA f0
Eton Coats sold them as high Uif If
Oxford Spring Raglans cannot be duplicated under AM A A M
VJO cheap enough to liy aside lis?. SI O
for fall.. pss.ws' m
Finest Olrera and Taffeta or Silk Moire Waists A A A A fl t.
i.K?"?r. $4i8o m
.WKAI IV UJ.UUe.iVS MLlsULntiUX BTURSt
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5, Jb INE LUSTER,
of Xonsectarlan Church, corner IJndell and
Vandeventer avenues. It Is conducted by
Professor Louis Brenque and the following
ladles will preside: Mmes. Charles H. An
derson, w. B. Homer. Eduard Noma.
G-eorgo Lilly. Harry Waggoner. Theodore
Sholton. Maria 1. Johnston and James Hs
german. Mr. Harry W. Trimp entertained with a
cotillon on Tuesday evening at No. W2
North Grand avenhe. The figure- were of
a unique order, led by Mr. Trimp. The
cotillon was opened with the Polonaise, to
which an Egyptian march was played, the
ladles receiving Egyptian hats and the gen
tlemen likewise, seventeen original march,
figures being Introduced, requiring tight
leaders. Twenty-six cotillon fleures were .
Introduced. The emblem, butterfly. Ml- V
kado, patriotic and bird figures were on v
exceptionally good one. fifty tlrds chirping
to the sweet melody of the Birds of Pass
age; then came the contest of beauty. Vis
iting the State fishery and the famous
Knelp cure, the gentlemen appearing in
what seemed to be bare feet. The Japanese,
cold weather and storm figures were also
Introduced, after which all repaired to the
banquet hall, where Ices were served. The
cotillon was then resumed and the climax
reached when the throwing of rocket balls
commenced, and then came -the battle of
the confetti, serpentine rockets, confetti
bombs, ending with the serpentine figure.
Among those present were:
L. H. Claes.
R. Keller, Jr,
E. IL NIehaus.
P. J. Tracy,
P. J. Kelleher.
W. W. Canaway,
A. J. Trimp.
C. A. Pfeffer.
moyer, Silk Waists,