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Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Benton are at Mr. and Mrs. CO. Prof. Barber, Mrs. Barber and Bister, Miss Carrie Barber, have
Burr's. gone to Colorado where they will spend a couple of weeks.
John B. Cunningham was an Omaha visitor this week.
Mrs. E. Bignell and Mrs. J. Bartloy returned Tuesday from a
most delightful three weeks' visit at New York and the popular
summer resorts on the Atlantic.
Rumor of a matrimonial character has attached itself to another
young couple. The young lady is very popular in musical cir
cles and is at present visiting in the east. The fortunate young
man is a decided blonde and a teller in a baok not far from Twelfth
Mr. Bowman, who has been making soil collections for the uni
versity in the western and northern part of tho state, returned to
the city Tuesday.
Mrs. Rachel Lloyd, Ph. D., late professor of chemistry in the
university, has accepted a position in tho Hillside Home school
at Hillside, Wis. She will have charge of the scientific instruc
tion in all tho grades. Mrs. Lloyd's friends will bo pleased to
learn that her health is greatly improved.
Crowded in a large hay i-ack, drawn by four horses, a jolly party
of young folks drove to Cushman Park on Tuesday evening. The
hay rack was decorated with eunflowers and amusing signs, while
the air was filled with merry voices, tin horns and locust whistles.
After their arrival at tho park the usual picnic amusements
were indulged in. The party was composed of Misses Georgie
Lovell of Covington, Ky., Mary Glover of Chicago, Jeanette Under
ood, Mary Louise Underwood, Grace Griffith, Lottie Clark, Helen
Welch, Bertie Clark, Maragret Clark. Lena Deweese, Dena
Loomis, Thyria Holman, Blossom Williamson, Ena Picketts
Mabel Picketts. Carleton Morley, Messrs. Harry Barber. Will
F. Meyer, C. Y. Smith, Earl Bridgeman, Gene Brown, "Ned
Brown, Harry HickB, Ray Welch, Will Clarke, Charley Clarke,
Claire Young, Howard Picketts. Mr. and Mrs. Cornell chaper
oned the party.
Mrs. George Clarke entertained a few friends informally at
the Lindell hotelFuesday evening. Tho following ladies were
present: Mesdames Davison, Munson, Hoover, Stephen Hoover
and Vincent Miller.
Mrs. Wade of Omaha is tho guest of Mrs. Frank W. Brown
Professor L. A. Sherman has returned from Ghicago.
Mrs. Price and daughter, Miss Mame, of Chicago are visiting
friends in the city.
One of the most charming affairs that have brightened the
recent summer days was a luncheon given Thursday by Mrs.
Walter Bunting Hargreaves. Her pretty home was effectively
adorned with roses, ferns and palms. Covers were laid for Mes
dames W. M. Leonard, C. C. Burr, L. C. Burr, C. L. Burr, F. W.
Brown, Frank Ladd, Frank Little. J. A. Bucks taff, A. G. Beeson,
A. B. Cofforth, D. E. Thompson. Ed Ewing, J. E. Houtz, Wade
of Omaha, Chas Lippincott, Ed Holmes, Mark Tilton, Sutton.
Price of Chicago, Misses Bertie Burr, Mae Burr, Price and Hen
Prof. C. D. Rakestraw has returned to Washington, D. C.
Br. Stanhope has returned from a visit to Colorado Springs.
Miss May Daubach has returned from a visit of a month with
relatives in Chicago.
Miss Gertrude Yates returned Wednesday- from -Neponset,
Rev. A. L. Fleming of Louisville, Neb., will move to Lincoln
in a few days. He has been selected as editor of the Nebraska
Hayden White, formerly in R. Cunningham's law office, left
Monday for Gretna where he intends entering upon the practice
S. A. Foster and family left Monday for a three weeks' trip to
the Black Hills and Sheridan, Wyo.
Mrs. Martin and daughter, Miss Fannie of Harvard, are being
entertained by Mrs. J. J. Cox.
The ladies of the Christian church gave a very enjoy
able lawn fete on Tuesday evening. The grounds around the
church were brightly illuminated with Chinese lanterns.
The teachers of the public schools held a picnic at Lincoln
park on Monday.
One of the delightful informal functions of the week was a
watermelon party given on Wednesday evening by the Misses
Underwood in honor of their guests, Miss Lovel of Covington, Ky.,
and Miss Mary Glover of Chicago. Those present were: Misses
Dena Loomis. Nellie White, Grace Griffith, Hallie Hooper, Helen
Welch, Bertie Clark, Lottie Clark, Georgie Lovel, Mary Glover.
Messrs. Will F. Weyer, Fred W. Houtz, C. Y.Smith, Earl Bridg
erman, Max Westerman, Will Clark, Emery Hardy, Ray Welch,
Miso Lottie Whedon entertained a bevy of pretty girls at the
Sanitarium on Tuesday morning. The plunge was well filled with
bathers in. pretty suits and judging from the merry voices and
happy faces tho young girls certainly enjoyed every moment.
Among Miss Whedon's guests were the Misses Maud Shaw, Ella
Raymond, Florence Winger, Ellen Gere, Ena Ricketts, Georgie
Campe, Sallie Groh, Libbie Seacrest, Maud Risser, May Whiting,
Agnes Sewell, Nellie Lau, Blanche Garten, Alice Maitland, Dora
Harley, Muriel Gere, Ellen Gere and Josephine Winger.
The reception tendered the Rev. Arthur Frost Newell, pasor
of the Vine street Congregational church on Wednesday eve
ping was a very pleasant affair. Miss Ella Jackson recited in a
very pleasant manner, and Miss Edith Risser rendered several
vocaf'selectious which charmed her hearers.
Tho members of the First Baptist church celebrated
the silver anniversity of the organization in a very fitting manner
on Wednesday evening.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Currier of Naponsot, HI., was
the scene of a simple but pretty wedding August 15tb, when their
daughter Grace was united in- marriago to Mr. Ernest G. Yates
of Chicago. Miss Currier is a very attractive girl and will be re
membered by many of the young people of Lincoln. Mr. Yates
was for several years a member of tho firm of Yates Bros. At
present he is a salesman for Wallace Elliott & Co., of Now York.
After an extended tour which will include Macinac Islands,
Camden, Me., New York city, Buffalo, Lincoln, Denver and
Salt Lake, they will be at home in Chicago.
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