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THE MARSHALL REPUBLICAN.
A Beautiful Reception.
Never has. there liccn given In
Marshall n more ntttstlcnlly com
plclc social affalr.than the reception
l veil oil Thursday crcniiig liy Miss
Nellie Taylor, at her home on
Ode! I Ave., In compliment to her
guest, Miss Illulc Adair ol the In
The hours from y to la, in which
some 60 or more quests were enter
tained passed like so many mimites
to those present .iml unlike most
receptions there was a l.ick of stiff
nets and ceremony nnd everything
tan smoothly from start to finish.
The gas lights made very effec
tive the profusion of flowers
throughout tlie rooms. Chrysan
themums in white and pink pre
vailed in the front parlor, great
howls of them with many white
carnations filled every available
space, fillliiK the house with their
perfume. In this room, ns in nil
the others, the chandelier were
wound with smllax.
The back parlor was done in
palms and yellow chrysanthemums.
The guests were received by Miss
tannic Taylor, who gracefully pre
sented them the receiving parly,
which was composed of Mr. ami
Mrs. K. II Taylor. Mr. and Mrs.
Cclsus Otcar from Tcxhs, Mr. nnd
Mrs. John Adams, Miss Adair and
T. H. Harvey, James Denny and
Misses Kthlync Jackson and Miss
Nellie Taylor. After formally
greeting each of the patty, the
guests wcte ushered to the libray,
a coy ipot, with its mauv incan
descent lights, 1 are old palms,
which made an effective background
for the table, where delicious punch
was served by Miss Cherrlv Adair
of Hardin College, n pretty blond
who wore n lovely white organdy
dress, elaborately trimmed in lace.
There were a number of the young
er set in this room, pretty girls too,
all in their best gowns, who made
themselves useful and altogether
The receiving ladies were all ap
propriately dressed. Mrs. Taylor
wore a handsome black silk; Miss
Adair's reception gown was an ex
quisite affair, so perfectly made.
The beautiful eotdrd' silk, was a
dark shade of dahlia, made with
long tunic trimmed in a baud ol
velvet and fringe of the same rich
color; the handsome bodice was n
work of ait with its square yoke ol
rare old thread lace, with n band ol
Miss Nellie Taylor was liecom
Ingly dressed in an elegant black
net reception gown, worn over
Miss ltthlyue Jackson, was hand
some in a simple white organdy,
with ribbons and tucks.
Mrs. Celsus Orear's dress was a
white muslin de soie over white
taffeta, with many tiny ruQlcaof
the goods, a jicrfect dream of a
dress, Mrs. Orear used white roses
at her corsage,
Mrs. John Adams, an elegant
black net over black silk.
The gentlemen were all becom
ingly and appropriately dressed.
An especially pleasing feature of
ihccvcring was the splendid music
furnished by Miss Fannie Taylor
on piano, and the mandolin club,
the delightful strains of which Till
ed the house, during the receiving
hours nod every detail of this pret
ty reception was looked after with
exquisite taste, leaving nothing to
Kelreshmciits of chicken satad,
oyster patties, Arabian punch,
olives, celery, dainty sandwiches,
potato chips, coffee and cake were
Epworth League Social.
A. L. Grtea Dead.
A. I.. Green, editor ol The
Franklin News died at Ills home In
New Franklin, Nov. loth, 1S99 of
typhoid fever, aged 33 years.
Deceased has lived in isew
Franklin since l8g.t. He was el
ected principal of the public school
in 1894. He founded the New
Franklin News in 1895. A wile
and two daughters survive him.
Uttrlal took place at Clark, Mo.
Mm. Zerelda Frances Guthrey
Mm. Zcrelila Guthrey died at
Denver. Colorado. Nov. 16th. 1899,
of consumption, aged 50 years.
Mrs. Guthrey lived in Kansas City
for vears. but more than one ear
ago, she went to Colorado in search
ol health. She was the widow ol the
late I'M Guthrey, nnd a half sister
of our fellow-townsman James II,
Hover. Thrci children nnd n large
circle of relatives and friends arc
left to mourn this truly christian
The Junior Hpworth League ol
the M, IS. church, South, gave a
social entitled, "Your own birth
day patty," on Monday evening,
Nov. Jotli, 1899, at the hom ol
Wm. l'utsch, for the benefit of their
Library fund, A little envelope
was given to each member, on
which the following verse was
"Within this envelope I bring
A little birthday offering,
'TIs very small Indeed, I fear,
Yet holds one penny forcach year."
A wishing contest afforded much
fun. The pcrsoj making the
wisest wish was given a prize, while
he booby fell to the person mak
ing the most foolish wish, which
Raymond Martin received for wish
ing for the sun.
Refreshment were served and a
thoroughly good time was had and
quite a nice sum taken in for the
W. H. Winning entertained a
company of gentlemen at a opossum
supper at Louniis' parlors on Mon
day evening, which included sweet
potatoes, corn bread, etc.. all of
which are essential to the perfec
tion of a opossum feast and this be
ing the first opossom ol the season,
it proved a feast indeed nnd a royal
good time was had. The guests
were K, I'. Saucer. W. M. Striker,
Major W. H. Dooley, Rohetl
CamplH.ll, Harvey Dooley, David
Merriwcthcr and G. W, Newton.
Mrs, Wnolfurd, who has been
very ill for three weeks with ty
phoid fever, died 011 Monday at
her home on Morgan and Benton.
The family moved to Marshall
some four or five weeks ngo nnd
are in destitute circumstances,
some of them have been down sick
ever since they moved here, and a
child dieil of fever sotnc weeks ngo.
Violet Reynolds Dead.
The little 9 mouths old baby of
Mr. nnd Mrs. Nat Reynolds, died
on Monday, Nov. soth, iS9;at
6:30, niter nu illnessof three weeks.
The funeral took place nt the lions;
on Wednesday at 10 n. m., con
ducted by Kev. J. W. Dogger of
the Methodist church. Ilurial nt
Dust Caps and Ccok Aprons.
St. Agues Guild met 011 Monday
with a large attendance. They urc
making arrangements to have dust
caps and cook apron in large quan
tities to sell at the market given by
the ladies ol the Kpiscopal church
Dec. 19th. Let everyone patron
ize this little band ol workers.
There will lie n first class Thanks'
giving dinner and supicr served in
the basement of the 1st M. 15.
church Thursday, Nov. 30th.
I-.very thing tiertaiuing to a first
class dinner will be spread.
Ladies Aid Society.
$5 to $20,
"The Same Goods
for Less Money or
Better Goods for the
'.' "." I OsliiKlmi 011 Month v.