Newspaper Page Text
GRAND PATROX I*, a BTCB. a*.
¦lsted by Grand 8»cr9tary airs.
Kate J. Wlllats and Mrs. L> c.
Byce, worthy matron of the chap
ter, In Petaluma on the evening of Sep
tember 5. Instituted Almona Chapter at
Walnut Creek, Contra Coeta Connty. with
a good charter list. After tha work of
THE midsummer social and hoo
that was given In hall 2 of the
building of the Ancient Order of
Foresters on the last Friday in August
was a most delightful affair. The attend
ance, which was sufficient to fill th& hall
was limited to such as were Invited by
the committee of arrangements, and tha
result was that the assemblage was most
congenial. The hall hart been tastefully
decorated by E. M. Elsf*4der. one of the
members of tha society, and, la addi-ioi
to b«ln* the decorator, he was tho floor
manager. The manner in which he dis
charged the duties of hia offlco for that
evening showed that he la aa adeut in
was concluded August 20 in the hall of
the last named court. Tha tourney was
won by Court Lincoln by a very narrow
margin and It was awarded the mag
nificent cup donated by James H Dun
can. The presentation of the cup'to tfia
winners was followed by a collation
served to the losing by the winning court.
There was a good attendance of the mem
bership of each organization and an en
joyable evening was epent. The members
of the two courts are arranging for a
moonlight walk to the top of Mount Tam
alpais during the current month,
Court Diana at Its last held meeting
elected six strangers to become members
and received two new applications.
Court Seal Rock at its meeting Septem
ber 7, received six applications.
Court Golden Gate gave a snowball par
ty In Its lodge room August 10, being as
sisted in that function by the ladies of
Golden Gate Circle. .There was a good
attendance and the affair was a decided
ly enjoyable one. This court, at its last
held meeting, obligated three strangers
and received seven applications.
Companion Court Yerba Buena at Its
last held meeting initiated one stranger
and at the next win have six more to ini
Court Southern Heights at its last held
session received fourteen applications for
AT a special meeting of Court Pre
cita of the Independent Order of
Foresters held September 5, sev
en strangers were obligated and seven
new applications were presented.
0 !^" 313 ANG *=LES WHO HAS BEEN a'cUEST^SAI^
' «oA^S^°tW ; BRIDE - T O-BE, AND A POPULAR SAN FRANCISCO
BUUltil (jlRL. • ¦ • « ¦•:..¦;-¦¦« ¦ ! ...
spending the- summer with 'her mother,
Mrs. W. J. Landers, at their ¦ country
,place, in San Leandro. Mrs.. Johnston is
-^looking extremely" well and Is „ evexTmore
charming than ..when,' as Bernlce ' Lan
ders, she became'*a September bride last
Miss Elsa 'Cook has returned to her
home in town after spending'the summer
at Santa Barbara and Berkeley.
' The wedding of Miss Cook and "Teddy"
Greenfield will be one of . the charming
affairs of early spring, although the exact
date has^ not been decided upon. The
marriage of .this popular couple will be
the outcome of a pretty romance which
has been an open secret since both ap- .
peared in the Florodora society sextet at
' the doll show ' for charity. *
I- * • •. v
Lieutenant and Mrs. G. W. .Winterburn
of ,the Ninth Cavalry, Monterey, have
gone to Fort Leavenworth, Kana. Lieu
tenant Winterburn has been ordered to
attend the eeneral service and staff col-
Former Supreme Secretary Duden will
soon work for the order as an organizer.
Volunteer Council has appointed a com
mittee to prepare a programme of enter
tainment for its members and friends in
the near future.
The last held meeting of Golden State
Council of Oakland was well attended
and a number of applications were re
All of the local councils report initia
tions at almost every meeting and at no
time In the history of the order in this
city has the order been so active as it has
been during the past six weeks.
GOLDEN Gate Council of the Or
der of Pendo will have a number
of candidates to initiate. This
council Is arranging for an open meeting
and entertainment in the near future for
its friends and acquaintances.
Order of Pendo.
Daughters of St. George.
THERE was a , great gathering of
people In Pythian Hall on the last
Wednesday. In August to attend
the Dolly - Varden . party given by
Britannia Lodge No. 7 of the Daughters
of St. George. Under the supervision of
the general committee, composed of Mrs.
Staples, Florence Beauford and Dolly
Day, there was offered for, the entertain
ment of the many who attended a varied
and interesting programme, made up of
the following numbers: Instrumental
overture, M. D. Paulson; vocal solo, Al
Bentley; ballads. Miss Moore; fancy danc
ing. Miss Williams; recitation, Clara
Cook; and there were other numbers out
side of the regular programme. The fea
ture of the evening's entertainment was
the dancing of the Dolly Varden minuet
by Florence Beauford, Anna Merrill, Tina
Foster, ; Martha Shaylor. Fannie Parker
and Mary Mosley, all attired in old-time
Dolly Varden dresses. They • made up a
pretty picture of the olden time and pre
sented the dance In a very graceful man
ner. It was a very enjoyable affair.
¦ The programme .was followed , by the
ball- under the direction of J. D. O'Leary
as floor manager, assisted by J. H. Ful
ren, H. J. Gallagher, George J. Berger,'
Dr. W. E. Darneal.H. M. Walsh and W.
A Nichols and by the committee of ar
rangements, F. E. Trimble chairman.
The whist tournament between Court
WIesdale and Court Lincoln, A. O. F..
few days with Dr.' and: Mrs. Russell, H.
Cool at their country home in Los Gatos.
. _ • • » • -
Ti^ irnnM Rontlu hiu raturnait f™—
a six. weeks' sojourn in New Mexico and
* ¦ • 1 • . .
• Mr« .Tn/iU- JnhnstAn' of Los Ane-clcs Is
Mrs. Lucie May Hayes U soan/5««~ •
The Homer Kings. will not be at home
to stay until the middle of October but
have been in town for an occasional week
between their several short tnps to the
country. i.«~ :;¦
Mrs. King is at present . In Shasta
County. Misses Genevleve and Hazel
King returned from ! Burlingame a few
days ago and have been entertaining Mrs
Page, .wife of Dr. Page of the navy, dur
ing their mother's absence. Mrs. Page
was formerly Miss Mamie Burling who
has been a favorite In army society for
several years. . . .
At an informal dinner given laEt Thurs
day for Mrs. Page by her hostesses sev
eral popular officers of the Protet were
among the guests.
M f vT ™ WeSley Burn «tt. formerly
Miss Viola Piercy. has returned to the
Burnett ranch-, near San Luis Obispo after
a business trip to San Francisco. During
part of her stay in this vicinity Mrs. Bur
nett" was the euest of Mrs. Lucie May
Hayes at her home In East Oakland.
Mr. Nahl is a son of the late Arthur
Charles. Nahl. . the - well known artist, a
founder of the Olympic Club and early
member of the Bohemian. Club. Two
brothers of the groonvelect. . Virgil and
Perham Nahl, are also artists. The young
couple will live at Llano. State of Sonora
Mexico, whera the groom Is manager of
the San Francisco mines.
The young principals at a quiet wedding
this week will be Miss Jessica Marion
Davis and Arthur C. Kahl. The bride Is
the beautiful daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
A. M. Davis oJ this city,- and a cousin
of Miss Jessica Peixotto. who carried off
a master's degree at- the University of
California. Miss Davis is also a graduate
of the same college, . class of 1903, and
Mr. Nahl finished in the class of 190L The
bride's mother comes of an old Spanish
family in Louisiana.
liberally educated. The couple will go to
Europe for their honeymoon. , . <
A charming debutante of last winter,
with several millions coming her way, so
strenuously denied an announcement of
her engagement to a popular young man
in society that I dare not venture to men
tion It in. these columns, 'although the
pretty romance has progressed consider
ably of late and is now almost an es
tablished fact The, young woman will
tell you the news in her own good time.
A new engagement which will come in
the nature of a surprise to San Francisco
society is that of Miss Bernle Terry and
Frank West, both of Stockton.
Miss Terry is an old friend of Miss Her
rin and Miss Alice Herrin, whom she vis
ited last winter at their handsome home
at Broadway and Scott street. She was
popular with the young Eet at once and
was seen at all of the smartest affairs
during her stay in this *lty. Even Miss
Terry's intimate friends did not know of
Frank West's possibilities last season, as
the popular bud was corresponding with
a younger man In Stockton, who had
been paying her considerable attention.
The new groom to be is a widower, of
orominence who is widely traveled and
After the Redlngtons end Miss Hazel
Noonan return from Europe another en
gagement will be made public— unless the
fiame has been extinguished by titled for
eigners, and the young woman is hardly
the sort to forget good Americans bo
Probably next to being In love yourselt
the keenest of all interests Is to watch
young people's first affaires de co&ur.
There Is something genuine and refresh-
Ing In these early romances and a de
lightful freedom from the mercenary ten
dencies which have a way of cropping out
in those of later years.
An interesting engagement is to be an
nounced In a very few days, but I am
unable to confide It to you at this mo
CtTFID Is making great strides
of late in our debutante set
and his latest achievements are
heard with nothing short of
eagerness on the part of so
Mrs. I* H. Bryan and Mrs. James Louis
Bradbury are on their - way East for a
six weeks* visit. After spending a few
days in Denver they will proceed to St.
Louis. Kansas • City, Chicago and New
York. During their stay In St. Louis the
ladles will be entertained by prominent
mining men,/ who have been entertained
by Mrs. Bryan'3 mother, Mrs.'Felton, at
her home, Mazatlan, Mexico.
Debutantes of the coming winter will
comprise less; than a dozen and will win
more attention than their sister buds of
last year, who numbered twenty. They
will include Gretta Pomeroy, Ethel Deaa.
Newell Drown, Anna Sp'erry, Miss Bailey,
Lucy Gwin Coleman, Ethel Kent and Miss
Annie Wooster. --Vv''
Mrs. Ashton Potter Is making prepara
tions to return to her ' husband in the
Philippines on the next transport.
Whether Miss Ruth McNutt will accom
pany her elster or visit her later is not
yet definitely settled.
lege. Mr. and Mrs. "Wlnterburn will bo
greatly missed at Monterey.
the evening thers was a pleasant social
The grand parton has authorized Past
Grand Patron Charles E. Mitchell to In
stitute Sunset Chapter at Pico Heights,
Los Angeles. This will make tha seventh
In that dty.\
Worthy Grand Matron Mabel B. Sey
mour la visiting a number of the chapters
In the Northern Sacramento Valley.
Ivy Chapter of this city had a pleasing
•watermelon party on the evening of Sep
tember 8. Thfere was a large attendance
and a very pleasant evening was spent
by all. This chapter Is working actively
to make its party in Golden Gate Hall oa
September 13 a grand success.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1903.