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notable event evidencing market! improvement in this dopartmont.
Tho program waB a long ono, but sufficiently variod to hold tho in
terest of the largo audienco.
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Ensign's coach will bo taken out
this afternoon for tho second time this
season. Coaching parties in Lincoln
are still sufficiently novel to bo attrac
tive. Burlington Beach will bo open
in a few days and it is probablo that
tho dancing pavilion will bo used
rather frequently during tho summer by select parties.
Tho local tennis tournament at the capitol courts this week has
attracted considerable interest, tho appearance of tho grounds on
several afternoons recalling tho palmy days of some years ago, when
tennis was in its height in this city. Some of this week's playing
Tho winners in the Hard Times Whist club's scries were: W. P.
Kelley and Miss Jcannctte WilBon, first prizes; Miss Bertio Clark
and B. G. Dawes, second prizes; consolation prizes were awar led to
John Dorgan and Miss Olivo Latta. Or. Ward made tho presenta
Miss Rachel Brock left Monday for Cincinnati to visit school
There will bo a tally-ho party this afternoon to Ensign's farm.
The party will include Misses Mary Miller, Jcanotte Wilson, Olivo
Latta, Anno Funke, Mame Carson, Bertie Burr, Fay Marshall, Mae
Burr, Grace Burr; Messrs. John T. Dorgan, Matt Baldwin, Will
Johnson, W. D. Robinson, Lew Marshall, Charles Burr, Frank Burr,
C. P. N. Clough, B. G. Dawes, Ross Curtis.
VPlaco Aux Dames" will be presented by tho young ladies of tho
high school class of Vi at the conservatory of music this evening.
There will be a competitive university drill this afternoon, the
prizes being medals. Thursday afternoon there was a preliminary
drill on the campvB for the selection of four men from each company
of the battalion, resulting as follows: Company A Sergeant Weeks,
Privates Doubrava and Whipple; Company B Sergeants Beardsley
and Elliott, Corporal Pulis and Private Robbies; Company C Ser
geant Durrell, Corporal Almy, Privates Emerson and Thatcher.
Today's drill will take place at tho M street park.
Dr. and Mrs. A. L. Hoover and daughter went to Kansas City
Judge Lansing's friends will regret to learn that he is again con
fined to the house by illness.
At least two weddings in whi:h society will have an interest aro
due to occur in June, one in the early and the other in tho latter
Mrs. Sarah Harris was in Leavenworth this week.
Mr. Zehrung will leave for New York in a few days in the interest
of tho Funke opera house.
Mrs. W. C. Wilson has gone to Detroit, Mich.
Mrs. Frank L. Sheldon has returned from New York.
Tho thirty-fourth recital given by tho music departmnet of the
university, given Wednesday night in tho university chapel, was a
George II. Holdcn nnd Mrs. Lulu N. Riggs wero married Tuesday
afternoon at tho residence of Mr. T. P. Konnard, Seventeenth and II
streets. They left immediately after tho ceremony for Denver,
whore they will reside. Mr. Holdcn is a former resident of Lincoln
and is well known in this city.
Mr. Frank C. Zehrung has established himself in handsomo
bacholor apartments in the Salsbury block.
Tho Tuxedo Mandolin club gavo a concert last evening at the
Christian church. Mrs. L. P. Gould sang, as did also tho Teyn Malo
Miss Brownio Baum, of Omaha, returned homo Thursday.
Mr. L. L. II. Austin left for Chicago and the cast Wednesday.
Mr. D. G. Wing left Thursday afternoon for Davenport, Iowa, whoro
ho will meet his Bister Miss Alice Wing who has boon in New York
attending tho Women's school of design. Thoy will arrivo in Lincoln
Monday night the following comprised a party at tho circus: Miss
Mary Miller, Miss Anne Funke, Miss Mao Burr, Miss Bertio Burr.
Miss Grace Burr, Miss Olivo Latta, MissMamo Carson, Mr. Mattson
Baldwin, Mr. Frank S. Burr, Mr. Ross Curtice, Mr. Chas. Burr, Mr.
Low Marshall, Mr. Will Johnson, Mr. Will Clarke.
Miss Mary Miller entertained tho young people who wero in tho
circus party, at tho residence of Mr. and Mrs. D. E Thompson, Wed
Mr. Ross Curtice, Mr. Frank S. Burr and Miss Grace Burr funi
iehed delightful music during tho evening.
Tho Round Tablo will meet Monday night.
For Mr. and Mrs. Wm. S. Morris and their guests Mrs. Boyd and
Miss Chanute, Mr. and Mrs, Dana S. Lander gave a delightful little
card party Thursday evening.
A very jolly and informal dance was given at the Madison on
Tuesday evening of this week. Quite a number in the neighbor
hood were invited in and after the music had stopped many adjourned
to the rooms of Mr. and Mrs. Shoemaker for a light supper.
Miss Pumphrey returned to her home on Tuesday.
Mrs. Arthur Smith entertained at luncheon on Wednesday.
Miss McCord of St. Joseph who has been visiting her Bister, Mrs.
Wm. II McCord for a few days, left for homo on Tuesday.
Mrs. Offuth entertained the Cooking club Friday afternoon.
Tho High Five club had their last meeting for tho season at Miss
Wakeley's on Wednesday afternoon when the prizes were awarded to
Mrs. Beale, Mrs. McKenna, Miss Wakeloy and Mrs. Redick, these
ladies having made the best scores throughout the year.
On Wednesday evening Mr. Algernon Patrick gave a very jolly
coaching party for Miss Hall, and today Miss Emily Wakeley will
entertain at luncheon in her honor.
Dinners this week were given by Capt. and Mrs Ayres on Thurs
day and on Friday by Gen. and Mrs. Brooke.
One of the jollieet entertainments that Omaha has had this spring
was a dance at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Yates, given
on Monday evening by the Debutant's Cooking Club. The club con-