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Mrs. A. W. Bronson will be hostess
at a bridge party (Wednesday aiter
noon at her home in Harrison street.
She has invited guests for eight tables.
William Allen White of Emporia
Is in Topeka today for the Progressive
convention. He is the bouse guest of
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Ellsworth 01 124
Topeka avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth cave a
brrakfast party this morning at the
Virginia for Mr. White, the guests be
ing some of the newspaper men who
are in town for the convention. Covers
were placed for Mr. White, Mr. Fred
Trigg of the Kansas city Htar, nr.
Rodney Elward of Hutchinson, Sena
tor Bristow of Salir.a. Mr. Clifford
Stratton of Topeka and Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Holmes Meade has asked
guests for a thimble party Thursday
Mrs. Jonathan Thomas and her
niece, Miss Carolyn Thomas, have is
sued invitations for a musicale at
which they will be hostesses Friday
afternoon, June 2, at 2:30 o'clock, at
the Country club.
Kansas' suffragists are- going to be
rather lucky in Chicago parade af
fairs, because of the fortuitous cir
cumstance that Cyrus McCormick III
was sent to Wichita in connection
with the business of the interests of
the McCormicks of Chicago. He
brought with him his young bride,
who belonged to a distinguished Chi
cago family, and she also happens to
be an advocate of political rights for
women. She not only is a suffragist,
but she works at it. The McCormick
women of Chicago are numbered
among the influential suffragists of
their state. So, when it is announced
that Mrs. Cyrus Hall McCormick, of
Chicago, the mother-in-law of the
Wichita woman, would give a garden
party and ball at her palatial home on
the lake shore, for some of the parade
women, a liberal supply of tickets
were sent out for distribution among
the Kansas women. The party is to
be an invitation affair, and while
there will be hundreds in attendance,
not nearly all of those who will be in
Chicago, can expect a place at the
party. j
About eighteen women have aireaay
arranged to go from Wichita, and
others will probably decide on taking
the trip. A special car from Wichita
will meet the special from Topeka, at
Kansas City, there to Join the suf
frage special on to Chicago. A dele
gation from Hutchinson will come to
Topeka to make the trip with the To
peka women. All of the officers of
the Wichita Equal Suffrage associa
tion except one, will go to Chicago.
Mrs. Dunlap, of Emporia, and Mrs.
Fannie Cooper Atkinson are among
the women of the state who will join
the party going from Topeka. Mrs.
W. Y. Morgan, of Hutchinson, presi
dent of the Kansas Equal Suffrage
association, is arranging for the dele
gation from Hutchinson. :
The delegation will leave Topeka
Monday afternoon, June 5- The ball
and the garden party at the McCor
mick place will be held the evening of
June 6, and the parade will be held
at four o'clock in the afternoon or
June 7.
Mrs. Jack Campbell will entertain
her sewing club Wednesday. The
thimble club has become 'a luncheon
club, and hereafter will meet in the
morning, to spend the day and take
luncheon with the hostess.
Mrs. James S. Hayes entertained her
luncheon club today.
The Delta Delta Delta sorority of
Manhattan, gave a dinner party for
Mrs. J. D. McFarland, of Topeka, who
is visiting her daughter. Miss Kather
ine McFarland at the Agricultural col
lege. Dean Mary Pierce Van Zile and
Professor and Mrs. E. H. Reisner.
The Zelta Delta sorority, which was
organized at Manhattan last year,
gave its spring formal party in cele
bration of the first anniversary of its
installation. Mrs. E. T. Hadley was
a guest at the party. Mrs. Hadley's
daughter. Miss Dorothy Hadley, a stu
dent in K. S. A. C, is a member of
the sorority.
A new plan for presenting music,
or rather, . cpera. to the public has
been devised by Havrat Hubbard, and
he appeared in Topeka for the first
time Monday afternoon and evening
at the high school auditorium. He
came here under the auspices of the
music department of the Topeka Fed
eration of Women.
He gave what he calls an opera
logue, which means that he reads the
important lines of the libretto, tilling
in, here anu there, with explanations,
and during some of the most dra
matic passages he is accompanied by
piano music, from the score of the
Mr. Hubbard prefaced his imper
sonation by some remarks on the
American and English way of having
their opera in a foreign fongue. He
handled his subject without gloves
and he minced it not a bit. "Why
should we have opera in a language
cannoi understand '" he aslcer!
"The Germans and the French and
the Austriang and Bohemians have
their opera in their own tongue, but
we and our equally stupid English
cousins must take our opera in Ger
man and Italian and French any
thing but English. I grant that our
translations are not good, but they
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Looking Backward In State
Journal Society Column
Mrs. Hiram P. Dillon entertained at
a reception yesterday afternoon at ber
borne on Harrison street, about seventy
five guests. Mrs. Dillon was assisted
in receiving and entertaining by Mrs.
Kugene Quinton, Mrs. W. A. L. Thomp
son, Mrs. Charles Fargo of Chicago,
Mrs. Bennett It. Wheeler, Mrs. T. B.
Sweet, Miss Thresaa Kossiogton, Miss
Emilv Tewksbury. The afternoon's
perfect sunshine after the show added
to the enjoyment of the pleasant com-
any within. Mrs. Dillon's hospitality
eft nothing to be desired by the guests.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hudson gave a
pretty seven o'clock tea last evening,
complimentary to Mr. and Mrs. Fred
B. Bonebrake. The front parlor was
decorated with Jacqueminot roses. In
the dining room were pink roses, an im
mense bouquet of them on the table, the
center piece being embroidered in the"
same flower. All through the house
were roses in -profusion. Fourteen sat
down to a course tea. They were: Mr.,
and Mfi. Fred Bonebrake, Mr. and Mrs.
George Crawford, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Kdson, MiBSes Mary I.akln. Mary
Thompson, Margaret Dudley, Messrs.
Theodore Hammatt, Paul Torriugton,
Ed McBride.
The V and I Flower Mission will meet
with Mrs. Frank Holliday Tuesday
afternoon for the last time this season.
There will be a musical at the home
f Judge and Mrs. C. G. Foster this
evening complimentary to Mr. W. C. B.
Seeboeck and Mr. W. V. Dahhen.
There was a very enjoyable dancing
party at the Union Pacific hotel last
would be good if we insisted on hav
ing good ones, instead of allowing
them to be made by any hack trans
lator who happened to turn his hand
to the task. The Germans get good
translations from the French and
Italian; and we could get it from any
language. The objection that if it
were sung we would not understand
it anvhow is all foolishness. Good
singers can learn to sing so that every
word can be understood, and they
would do it. if we let them under'
stand we paid for nothing less. The
artists would object? Yes, because
musical artist's first business is to ob
ject to everything that is the way
thev prove they are tempermental
but they will stop objecting when the
pay check stops. They tell us that
the English is not singable. It is not
so liquid as the Italian, but it has .a
greater strength than that language
by its consonants. It is more singable
than the German, and as much so as
the FrenSh. Geraldine Farrar says
that it is not adapted to song. Not
for her, to be sure, if she sings her
English as poorly as she does her
"Men will .not sit through an op
era because they can not understand
it, and they -refuse to pretend. They
will go to aspera when they do under
stand, because the American man loves
big projects and enterprises, and
opera is the biggest thing in music.
It is not true that the music is ail
of opera. The music is incidental to
the drama, just as the lights and the
costumes are. You do not need to
know one note from another to like
grand opera- You get at the under
standing of it through the door of
the drama, and in no other way. The
American people have been shut off
from opera by the veil of a foreign
language We know a great deal about
opera stars, but we know nothing of
opera. We have a false feeling that
if we enjoy a piece of music it -is not
quite up to standard. There has been
too much twaddle and foolishness
talked about the divine art of music.
It is no more a divine art than any
other piece of creative work well
Mr. -Hubbard has his heart set upon
making the people of this country fa
miliar with opera, and he has chosen
his method of reading the text in Eng
lish to his audiences and giving them
the music of it by his pianist. He
takes with him Claude Gotthels, a
thoroughly competent and finished
musician. Mr. Gotthels began last
nignt 8 program with two numbers by
Liszt. Forrest Murmers and the Sixth
Hungarian Rhapsody. Mr. Hubbard
then made his remarks on English
opera, insisting that whatever of the
fra.srra.nce of the poetry might be lost
in a translation, would be amply com
pensated by a better understanding.
He read for the evening Monna
Vanna, adapted from Maeterlinck's
drama. The story is laid in the Italian
city Fisa in the fifteenth centnrv and
is , the tale of the saving of the city
by a princess' willingness to sacrifice
herself. The lav has been e-iven in
Boston snd Chicago, but otherwise is
practically unknown in this country.
Mr. Hubbard is a thorough going
musician; has been musical critic for
some of the large papers, and has
edited a publication that is a sort of
musical encyclopedia, well known and
much prized among musicians.
The high school music contest is
attracting a great deal of attention
and the high school people especially
are interested in its outcome. The
contest is held three evenings
this week at the Orpheum thea
ter, in connection with the picture
Silas Marner. The contest was put
on at the time the present reel was
staged, as the story is one that is
studied in the high schools, and is a
favorite with nearly all of the stu
dents. Those who entered the contest Mon
day night were: Mss Henrietta Price,
voice; Miss Juliette Hughes, violin;
Miss Margaret Rust, voice; Miss
Thelma Huston, reader; Alvan Battey,
voice, and Miss Inez Horner, piano.
There is a lot of musical talent
among the high school students, and
the contests into which they enter
from time to time have served to
stimulate and encourage their effort.
The judges at last night's performance
were Miss Gladys Gaw, Miss Jennie
Blinn and Miss Pennick. Those who
will serve as judges tonight are Dean
and Mrs. Horace Whitehouse, Miss
Mildred Hazelrigg and Mrs. E. D.
A ten-piece orchestra furnishes the
music for the evening. The contest
will continue tonight and Wednesday
night, and the prizes will be awarded
Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Torrence Ewart and sister. Miss
Alice Meade, entertained the children
of the Potwin kindergarten Monday
for little Sara Ewart in celebration of
her sixth birthday anniversary.
Mrs. R. Bauer, of Junction City, an
nounces the engagement of her daugh- ,
ter, Anna, to Mr. Edward Hemenway,
of Topeka. Mr. Hemenway is a gradu
ate of Syracuse unverslty, and la now
In the engineering department -of the
Santa Fe. He is the eon of Mr. and
Mrs. E. H. Hemenway, Kansas pioneer
people, who are now living In the
Mr. Hemenway and his bride will
make their borne in Topeka. '
Bethany college presents? the senior
class in the commencement paly "As
You Like It" on Saturday evening,
May 27, at 8:15 o'clock. The play will
be staged en' the campus before the
main building. The public is cordial
ly invited.. A small admission will be
asked. . ,. - i -
Mr. and Mrs. David Page will en
tertain the members of the Young
matrons' club of the Presbyterian
cnurcn, and their husbands at
party Wednesday night at their home.
ine associate members and guests in
vited are: Mrs. K. H. Chamberlain
Mrs. George Grice, Mrs. L. E. Elmore,
Mrs. G. F. Lawrence, Mrs. M. O.
Lock, Mrs. Gilbert Worley. Mrs. A. R.
Young, Mrs. James McClure, Mrs.
Barton Phelps, Mrs. Arthur Dunham
Mrs. Walter Cannon, Dr. and Mrs. S.
S. Estey, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Rut-
The members and their husbands
are: Mr. and Mrs. David Clark, Mr.
and Mrs. Herbelt Dale. Mr. and Mrs.
C. F. Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Gil
lespie, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Griggs, Mr.
and Mrs. P. O. Hagan, Mr. and Mrs.
L. G. Harper, Mr. and Mrs. F. W.
Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. John
son, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Kerns, Mr.
and Mrs. A. J. Kepler, Mr. and Mrs.
K. T. Knox, Dr. and Mrs. Forrest
Kutz, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Kincaid,
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Lammers, Mr. and
Mrs. L. E. McLain. Mr. and Mrs. E.
H. Olson, Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Rankin,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Schoeter. Mr. and
Mrs. George Stadel, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Tasker, Mr. and Mrs. M.' E.
Urie, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Winters, Mr.
and Mrs. J. P. Coleman, Mr. and Mrs.
E. M. Lamb, Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Badg
er, Mr. and Mrs. Bartram, Mr. and
Mrs. Montgomery, Mr. and Mrs. Max
well, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce.
The recital given at Bethany college
Monday night by Miss Alena Philbin
and Miss Clara Watson was attended
by an audience that filled the college
auditorium to its capacity A member
of the audience who heard the recital
says of it: "Miss Philbin's voice is rich
and full and has a wide range of tone.
the upper notes sounding with a clear,
sweet quality. She uses the overtone
in a skillful manner, coloring the voice
to suit the text. Miss -Philbin sets
high standard of interpretation and
diction: her words are well enunciated
and her stage presence good. Miss
Watson's voice is resonant, with a mel
low quality. Her diction is excellent
and her phrasing finished, showing
careful work in breathing and -forward
placement of tone. The bel canto
style of singing is well demonstrated
in her work. Her climaxes show a
dramatic power in her voice. Miss
Dorothy Keeler, a pupil of Miss Mut
ton, assisted by playing Weber's Con
cerstuck in F minor. Her gifts and
training were readily recognized. She
has composure, brilliant technique and
refined interpretation. After another
year's study she will receive her diplo
ma and her recital will be a matter of
interest to those who have heard her.
Men will not pretend as women will.
Mr. Hubbard, the operalogue man.
says so, and he seems to be right
about it. If a woman goes to look at
stack of wedding . presents she
doesn't inquire what the various ar
ticles are for, but she exclaims over
their beauty, and then when she has
a chance she looks up the doubtful
points and airs her new knowledge at
the first opportunity.
This morning a certain Topeka man
was shown a handsome serving tray.
which had an exquisite embroidered
center, edged with mahogany. "Well,"
said he, what is this for? Why
should any one frame up a piece of
wall paper so carefully?" .
The Thursday Study Club will have
its annual picnic Thursday of this
week at Gage park. A business meet
ing will be held at the park at 4:30
and supper will be served at 6:30.
Mrs. William Middleton entertained
this afternoon for Mrs. C. A. Nichol
son, who will leave Wednesday to
spend the summer at the Nicholson
ranch in the western part of the state,
and for Mrs. B. Miller, who expects to
leave soon to visit in Denver.
Notes and Personal Mention.
Mr. and Mrs. Rolla Parker have
returned from a trip to Chicago.
Mrs. C. A. Morse of Chicago is visit
g her son, Mr. Thurlough Moore.
Mrs. A. A. Hurd has gone to Abilene
to visit Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hurd
and Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hurd.
Mr. and ' Mrs. Bruce Hurd spent
the week-end in Lawrence, and on
their return to Abilene they stopped
for a day in Topeka, and Mrs. A. A.
Hurd accompanied them to Abilene.
Miss Jean Morison spent the week
end in Kansas City visiting her niece,
Mrs. Edwin Davis, and Mr. Davis.
Mr. lucian Tirrill has returned
home after spending the week-end
with friends in Lawrence.
Mrs. Dan Dillon Casement of Man
hattan, - chairman of the Kansas
branch of the Congressional Union,
has gone to Washington, D. C, to at
tend a conference of the union lead
ers. She will be in Chicago for the
convention of the Woman's party.
Miss Margaret Tiliotson has re
turned from Ellsworth, . where she
taught this year, and will spend the
summer with her mother, Mrs. D. C.
Tiliotson. Miss Helen Tiliotson is
teaching in a high school in Pittsburg,
Pa., and as they have 10 months of
school there, she will not return home
until the first of July.
Miss Helen McGee has returned to
her home in Beloit after a visit to
Miss Nellie Foshay.
Mr. Kelsey Petro, who was in Kan
sas City for the week-end, has re
turned home.
Mr. Roy Cox, of Tulsa, Okla., has
returned home, after a visit to his
aunt, Mrs. H. S. Halterman, of 1323
Polk street.
Miss Edna Reinbach will return this
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With women doing men's work ia England, the pipe has been found to
be a good substitute for the cigaret. For some time many women, who
formerly used the "fags," have been smoking small pipes filled with a mild,
fragrant tobacc. The woman shown here works in a munitions factory.
week, from Wakefield, Kan., where
she has been teaching in the high
school during the last term.
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Collier, of 1114
West street, are the parents of a
daughter, born Friday. They . will
name the baby Helen Katberine.
Miss June Mitchell has returned
home after a visit to friends in Burl
ington and Denver, Colo., and Colby,
Mrs. Devere Rafter and her chil
dren, David, Alice and Winifred, of
Holton, are visiting Mrs. David Over
myer a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Meade are visit
ing their daughter, Mrs. Walter Roy
Ranney, of Arkansas City.
Meet me at Batman s Candy Store.
W. J. Rickenbacher, manager, Adv.
Mrs. Guy Diehl, who has been visit
ing her parents in Topeka, has left for
her home in Duluth, Minn.
Miss Helen Fair, who has been at
tending the Y. W. C. A. training school
in New York, will arrive home June 2.
She will stop on her way in Boston
and Niagara Falls. In the fall she will
go to Denton, Texas, to take charge of
student work in the School of Indus
trial Art.
Mr. George M. Stone is in Dodge
City, where he is making paintings for
the interior of the new Catholic
Miss Anna Erickson, ' Miss- Anna
Goodman, Miss Florence Cooper, Miss
Margaret Gilfillan, Miss Edna" Lower:
were Weeic-end guests in Excelsior
Springs at the Snapp hotel.
The Dorcas society of the Swedish
Lutheran church, at the- corner -of
Fourth and Tyler streets, will serve
refreshments Wednesday evening. The
proceds will go to the Porto Rico mis
sion. All are invited.
Mrs. A. Samuels, Mrs. Ben Diment
and Mrs. George Hefron have return
ed from Evansville, Ind., where they
were recently called by the death of
their father, Harris Friedman.
The first division of the First Meth
odist church will not have the meet
ing planned for Wednesday. The ses
sions of the division are discontinued
until next September.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Chincholl re
turned yesterday from Kedel, Kan.,
where they spent a week, j
Notes and personals from Santa Fe,
by Frances Jones, 211 Grattan street,
telephone between 8 and 10 a. m., 3530;
other hours, 4751 K-2.
The Santa Fe fire department was
called out Monday night to extinguish
a small blaze which started in a tool
box near the fence ori the south side
of the Santa Fe car sheds. Painters
who had been painting the fence Mon
day left a bucket of paint on a tool
box. The bucket of paint is believed
to have caught fire through spon
taneous combustion. " The loss is re
ported to be small.
Mr. Pratt Moffatt of the blacksmith
shops, who has been absent from work
for the last few weeks on account 'of
illness, has returned.
Miss Erla Pryor, Miss Bessie. Saw
yer and Miss Jennie McClanahan, of
the claim department, have returned
from Kansas City, where they at
tended the Billy Sunday meetings.
Mr. Otto Larson of the blacKsmith
shops, is absent from work on account
of illness.
Thos. W. Prout, general secretary
of the R. R. Y. M. C. A-, who has been
the east for the past few weeks
has returned.
Thomas Scully, storekeeper of the
Santa Fe, returned Monday from a
business trip to Chicago. '
Miss Eunice Wilson of the car ac
counting department,-- has - returned
from Kansas City, where she spent
the week-end.
Mr. C. C. Merril, traveling passen
ger agent of the New York Central
lines, was in Topeka Monday on busi
A reception was given Saturday eve
ning at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Daniel Warren in West Sixth street.
The affair was the celebration of Mr.
nd Mrs. AVarren s golden wedding
anniversary. Mr. Warren was for
many years foreman in the erecting
shops but was retired in 1913 having
worked for the company thirty-four
years. About eighty guests called dur
ing the evening.
Miss Lima Licht and Miss Eva
Griest of the auditor of disbursement's
office, have returned from Kansas
City, where they spent the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Collier of 1114
West street, are the parents of a
daughter born Friday to whom they
have given the name Helen Catharine.
Mr. Collier is a stenographer in the
mechanical engineer's office.
Big Order for Fuses.
New York, May 23. The American
Locomotive company has obtained an
order for 2.200,000 time fuses from
the British government to a total value
of about $9,000,000. The contract
specifies that deliveries shall be com
pleted by the end of this year.
Commencement Exercises of Topeka
Industrial Institute.
j. The commencement exercises of To
peka Industrial and Educational In
stitute concluded tomorrow after
noon with the address by William
Harrison, Oklahoma City, Ok. Mr.
Harrison is one of the most prominent
attorneys of the colored people.
The following: program will be ren
dered beginning at 2:30 o'clock:
Music "Rose Waltz" Peuscbell
Glee Club.
Ply no Solo "Grand Polka de Con
cert" Clothachild
Prayer Rev. K. W. Cox.
Song "Spirit of Spring" Parker
Opal Dorris.
Salutatory ... . . "Challenge to Service"
Edna Lewi a, Ottawa, Kansas.
Oration ..Foes in Our Household"
Annie Frazier, Leavenworth, Kansas.
Piano Solo "Second Mazurka" Op. M
r f Godard
Marion Carter.
Oration "The Mission of the Negro
a Teacher"
Hugh Lee, Burlingame, Kansas.
Valedictory "The Art of Home Making"
Auua Garr, Cripple Creek Colo.
Music "Greeting, to Spring"-.,, Strauss
Girls Glee Club.
it Address Hob .William Harrison. Okla-
Jmia City, Okla1.
C n veiling of Booker T. Washington Bust
by Hon. John M. Wright, member of board
Plantation Melodyr -'Walk Through the
Valley." "
-Presentation of diplomas. - -
Presentation of priises.
Presentation of school gift. - !
.'Selection Band.
Special jitney service will leave the
transfer station at 2 o'clock.
The Class day exercises of the grad
uating class are in progress this aft
ernoon. The following program is
being rendered:
Instrument duet "A Playful Sketch"
Opal Dorris and Aunie Frazier.
Class History. Floyd Kwing
v ocai solo Merrny 1 ltoain
Alice Tallev.
Class Prophecy ..Anna Garr
Comet solo CarL Talley
Class Will Annie : Frazier
Vocal duet..O, That We Two were Maying
O pal Dorri s and Alice Talley.
Class Song.
Piano solo "L Avenir"
Anna Farr.
Presentation of Gifts.
' Tonight the class renders the play.
"Comedy of Errors." . The class has
been coached by Mrs. J. Newell Abra
hams, and the young people have been
developed to a very remarkable degree
of efficiency.
The program begins at 8:15 o'clock.
The general public is invited to be
Notes and personals from Oakland,
by Frances Jones. 211 Grattan street,
telephone between 8 and 10 a. m.. 5530;
other hours, 4751 K-2.
- A birthday social will be given Fri
day evening. May 26, at the Oakland
Presbyterian church by the young
people of the church. Arrangements
have been made to have 1 2 birthday
tables. Refreshments will be served
and a short program will be given.
Every jone who can is urged to attend.
Mrs. M. T. Kelsey of Arter avenue
was taken to the St. Francis hospital
Monday morning, where she was op
erated on for appendicitis. She is
improving as well as could be eir
A cottage prayer meeting will be
held at 2: SO o'clock Wednesday aft
ernoon at the home of Mrs. E .S. Pep
per on the corner of Forest and Sar
dou avenues.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Matthews of To
peka spent Sunday at the J. R. Michael
home on Sardou avenue.
' Mrs, Arba Howard is expected the
last of the week to be the guest of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Rook,
of 31 $ Winfield avenue.
- Mr. E. E. Bowersoat. of Belleville,
Kan., who has been visiting at the
S. V. Westrik home in Sumner street,
has gone to Leavenworth, where he
will ierve on the federal grand jury.
The regular meeting of the Oak
land W. C. T. U. was held Tuesday
afternoon. May 23, at the home of
Mrs. C. H. Buck in Sumner street.
The following papers were read:
"Did God Make Woman to Be Morally
Superior to Man?" by Mrs. John
Stamm; "Why Oppose Segregation and
Vice, Need of a Reformatory for
Women?" by Mrs. Abbic Benedict;
catechism, "A Police Woman," Mrs.
Leola Cottle; reading, "How to Have
Women Orchestras."
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Ross of Kellam
avenue spent Sunday as the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. w. B. Ross of Tyler
street. Topeka.
The Loyal Daughters' class of the
Oakland Christian church will hold
an entertainment and social at the
church Thursday evening. May 25.
-Monarch Paint at Forbes. Adv. " I
Memorial Day Service at Sec
ond Presbyterian Chureh.
Poles on tbe Golden Belt Boute
Are Repainted.
Members of Blue Post, G. A. R. In
North Topeka have been asked to at
tend in a body, on Sunday morning at
the special services which will be held
at the Second Presbyterian church.
'Also the women of the Relief . corps,
will attend. The pastor, Joseph P.
Hicks, will pay tribute to the- old sol
diers, in his talk, at the morning
service. Next Sunday has been desig
nated official Decoration day, by the
members of the post.
Poles Are Repainted.
-New paint is in evidence thi -morning
on all of the poles in North To
peka which mark the route from To
peka to Kansas City, over the Golden
Belt road. The work is under the super
vision of Albert Nagle, a member of
a committee elected to attend to the
work of the auto club. ,
Ho Pastor Chosen.
So far no selection has been made,
of a pastor to fill the pulpit vacated
by the Rev. I. H. Beckholt, of the
Central Avenue Christian church, who
left to take the pastorship of the First
Christian church in Moline, Illinois.
Until a selection is made, the state
board will furnish a supply man who
will conduct the mid-week service,
the same as formerly held.
Notes and Personals. -S.
R. Graham, of the Graham Cloth
ing company, is spending several days
in the city looking after business in
terests. The funeral of Joseph Sproat will be
held at 2 o'clock on Wednesday after
noon at the Kansas Avenue Methodist
church. The Rev. W. Garnett Hand
ley will conduct the services. Inter
ment in Rochester cemetery.
A. M. Petro, druggist. Adv.
Firemen of No. 1 station were noti
fied by a passerby this morning that
the upper floor of the building must
be on fire. A hasty ascension to the
second floor was made by the boys
who could see their civilian clothes
going up in smoke. Examination
proved that a pot of beans had been
left cooking and was burning, causing
the smoke which poured out of the
The ladies of the Kansas Avenue
Methodist church will hold a food sale
at 834 Kansas avenue on Saturday,
May 27.
It will pay you to investigate S. R.
Graham Clothing Co.'s prices before
buying your spring clothing. They
are out of the high rent district. Adv.
Notes and personals from East Side,
by Frances Jones, 211 Grattan street,
telephone between 8 aad 10 a. m.t 3530;
other hours, 4751 K-2.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Symmes of
Branner street and Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Mclntire motored to St. Marys Sunday.
Mrs. Philip Meinhardt will be hos
tess Wednesday afternoon to the mem
bers of the Fleur-de-L,is Art club at
her home 909 Madison street.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Chincholl re
turned Monday from Redel, Kan.,
where they spent last week.
Mr. Ben Tarpy of 510 East Eighth
street, who underwent an operation
at the St. Francis hospital, is improv
ing slowly. . 1
The Kansas Sunflower club was en
tertained Monday evening at the
home of Miss Blanche Watts in Em
mett street. The evening was enjoyed
by: Miss Mary Gilbert, Miss Mona
Bell, Miss Nellie Windsor, Miss Mar
garet Heery, Miss Fannie Windsor,
Miss Edna Cox, Miss Cora Farquar,
Miss Waletta Parker, Miss Rachel
O'Hara, Miss Winona Watts, Mrs.
Stanley Wagner, Miss Anne Heery,
and Miss Barbara Watts. The next
To Our Douthitt Ave.,
and Country Club Patrons
Beginning Thursday, May 25th
the old 15-minute schedule with the large cars will go
into effect. Washburn college cars will leave the college
at one minute after the hour and every 15 minutes there
after, excepting rush hours, when a seven-minute serv
ice will be maintained. These cars will be routed through
Euclid and Douthitt avenues to North Topeka.
Country Club cars will be routed through Central Park
and 12th street to 6th and Kansas avenue, leaving both
6th and Kansas avenue and the Country Club at 10 min
utes after the hour and every 15 minutes thereafter,
The Topeka Railway Co.
meeting of the club will be held at the
home of Miss Waletta Parker, 4S4
Scotland avenu.
The Ladles' Aid society of the Sew
ard Avenue Baptist church will meet
Wednesday afternoon at the ehurclix
Mrs. Frank Hess was hostess to the
members of the Qoldenrod Card club
Wednesday afternoon, May 17, at her
home, 10Z5 Jefferson street. Those
present were: Mrs. M. Hammon, Mrs.
Mrs. Henry Huber, Mrs. Claude
Daugherty, Mrs. Frank Morris, Mrs.
J. J. Williams, Mrs. Harry Applegate,
Mrs. Roy Bunds, Mrs. Harry McNair,
Mrs. Walter Scheln, Mrs. J. H. Taylor
and Mrs. James Mehninger. The next
meeting of the club will be held at the
home of Mrs. Frank Morris, 476 Reno
avenue, Wednesday afternoon. May XI.
Mrs. John McCarter of Highland
Park, was a guest at the E. L.. Jones
home in Grattan street. Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harley Harper and
children, Elma. Elva, Leon, and Alary
Louise, were dinner guests Sunday at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Beach In Scotland avenue. '
Mrs. George Sills will entertain the
members of the Fidelity club. Wednes
day afternoon at her home, -521 Mon
roe street.
Suns Took Largo Toll of Ships During;
Paris. May 23. The Bureau Veritas
has published statistics concerning
losses to the various merchant ma
rines during "February on account of
the war. " '
During the month 47 ships of a total
tonnage of 105,232 were Inst. The
loss of 26 ships of a total tonnage of
66,345 was due to submarines. Two
ships of 1,131 tons to submarines or
mines; nine ships of 16,15 tonnage to
auxiliary cruisers and one of 957 tons
to a Zeppelin. - - . --
England has been the' greatest loser,
27 of her ships of a total tonnage of
58,000 having been destroyed. ,
High grade diamonds, regardless of size are as standard'
as Government Securities.
The only question for you to decide is where you can
buy diamonds most advantageously.
Saying "Direct" from Diamond Cotter, in larger order
than any other Kama house baying for eath and discount
ing att bill enable a to offer you a BETTER DIAMOND
FOR LESS MONEY than any other dealer.
Note These Specials
boys a fpir sized, '
well cut stone of
good color; sold
elsewhere at not
less than $25;
choice of 500 de
signs in ladles'
or jrentlemen's
settings. You'll
like this oue
buys an excel
lent white dia
mond of (food
size, set in any
one of the hand
some designs in
14-k. gold that
fou may choose,
rice at other
stores at $45 and
up. ,
Jewelry Gifts for the June Bride
Orders Killed by
Topeka Business Men Faror UtV
Auditorium Bonds. - M
Building Is One of the City's
Best Assets. " ' t -:
More arguments favoring the Auali"
torium bonds were presented 6y To""1
peka business men today.
B. B. Eitelman, manager of UK
Kresge store and vice president of thf
Commercial club, said today: "I could,
give many reasons why I am strong
for the Auditorium bond proposition
One is that it will enable us to make
the necessary improvements' by ecor.. J
ing double the capacity of the present
Auditourim to take care of the cmti
ventions, and these conventions are so
big an asset to Topeka that we cannot
afford to lose any of them. Our busi-
ness during the teachers' convention,
last fall exceeded that of fair wee,
Another reason is that the present
Auditorium is admittedly out of re
pair and something must be done. I
think every one will agree that the
Auditorium should be absolutely firer
proof. Furthermore, all such improve- f
ments materially add to the value of.
all property."
Edward Bowman, merchant: "1 ant"
strong for the new Auditorium."
Rev. James P. de Bevers Kaye. dean T-
of Grace cathedral: "We certainly-''
need the improvement. I think the"?
plan proposed is a good one."
Clarence D. Skinner: "It's the things''
to do by all means." v'"
"She dresses right up to the minute,'"'
doesn't she?" "She's ahead of It like -
a magazine. She wears her Easter "J
bonnet in February and her sammer-'-i
costume at Easter." Detroit Free
Press. ' '
For the Graduate:
For the Engagement Ring -
The Question Then Arises
The Cost?
" buys an extra iirrgw
.-sized gem of perfect 'put
and color, and of ex-1
cepttoual brilliance
never sold by any other
dpsler at less than
$tiT.50 mounted In l-k.
gold ladies or gentle
man's ring designed to
suit you.
Mail. Address Dept. J.

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