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. VOL. XV.
Business of the Session----Society
Events for Visiting Delegates.
Mrs.'Berry of 15th street is (juile
Wm. Hancock in seriously ill atthe
homo of Mrs. Murrell.
Mrs. Townsend entertained Sunday
in h onor of a number of delegate*.
Mrs, Ida Joyce Jackson left Tues
day for Coaldale where she will visit
with Mrs. Boyer.
Mesdames Dishnian and Lawrence
of Denver were the guests of Mrs.
Mrs. Harvey Nealy left Wednesday
for Colorado Springs.
Mrs. Ben Thrasher has arrived
from Denver where she has been vis
iting her father since her return from
The call meeting of the W. C. T. U.
at the Kighth Street Baptist Church
Tuesday evening was well attended
and an interesting program was pre
Dr. Coffey of Denver spent a few
; days in the city last week as delegate
to the State’s Convention from the
: Christian Eudeaver, Shorter Chapel,
Dernier ]
John Watson came down from Col
orado Sdriugs and spent Sunday with
his wife, who was in attendance at
the convention last week. They re
turner! homo Monday evening.
Mrs. J. P. Watson entertained
Monday, Mesdamos Earl, Emery and
Jackson of Colorado Springs.
Mrs. J. H. Morris, enroute to Aus
tin, Texas, for a three month's visit,
stopped over to see her sister, Mrs.
W P. Owens of -426 W. sth St.
Misses Mattie Collins, Pearl Lamp
ton, Messrs. Morris, Roberts and
Fleming of the Springs were the
guests of Miss Nellie Baker Sunday.
Preston Smith gare a lawn party
Saturday at the home of his grand
mother, Mrs. Watson, in honor of
! Everett Belts of Colorado Springs,
j J. W. Young and Mrs. Emery were
i sightseeing in Bessemer Monday.
The latter left Tuesday for her home
in the Springs after a delightful week
in the city.
Mrs. Manning, who died after five
days' illness, was buried Monday un
der the auspices of the Daughters of
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Smi*h have
adopted the little Eve year old orphan
girl that was sent to Mesdames Wat
son and Hargroves, Monday from Sa
lida. Mr. and Mrs. Smith are among
our enterprising citizens and are con
nected with all our worthy institu
At the convening of the Colorado
State Federation of Colored Women’s
Clubs in this city last week, sixteen
clubs were represented. The first
day’s session consisted of the reading
of reports and greetings from the Na
tional Ollicers. A number of distin
guished visitors to the convention
were introduced abd they made some
encouraging remarks.
The work of the various clubs con
sists of the study of art, literature,
elevation of the home V. fe. hygienic
improvements ajd rescue work. The
report of Mrs. Dorcas Watson of Ibis
city, and Mrs. Armstead of Colorado
Springs, of the rescue work in these
cities, was interesting. The Mayor
welcomed the Federation at the even
ing session. Memorial exercises for :
Mrs. Lincoln, the first.atate organizer
and other deceased members, were;
held and resolutions adopted. Wo-1
man's Day was celebrated at the af
ternoou session when Mrs. Lizzie
Watson of Colorado Springs, present
ed an interesting paper on “The
Sphere of Woman.” The amount of
57.80 was raised to be sent to the Nat
iooal Headquarters for the purpose
of establishing kindergartens for Ne
gro youths throughout the country.
The program was interspersed with
musical numbers furnished by St.
John's and Eighth Street Baptist
Church choir*.
Friday’s sessson opened with re
ports from state officers The Ways
and Means Committee reported SH.
Several interesting papers were read
and discussed. Throughout the con
vention especial stress was placed up
on home life and rescue work aud a
general feeling for better work in the
next year seemed to pervade.
At night Mrs M. L. Spratlin of
Denver, read a paper on “Woman’s
Clubs and Rescue Work.’’
Mrs. Halley, representing the 20th
Century Art Club, Denver, was elect
ed Assistant Chairman of the Ways
aud Means Committee.
Resolutions containing the platform
of the Federation were read by Mrs.
DePriest and (ater accepted. After a
good night song by th* two choirs,
followed the sitrgiug “God Be With
Vou Till We Xfeet Airain,” a recep
! tion was tendered the delegates and
visitors by the city clubs. Saturday
morning a trolly ride was made over
the city under the guidance of W. B.
Mrs. Townsend as Chairman of the
Executive Committee, and Mrs. Gate
wood were untiring in their efforts to
have the meeting a success and reso
tions of thanks were read and accep
ted for the able manner in which the
citizens of Pueblo have so successful
ly entertainer! the Federation. They
have made it a precedence that will
make it a task for others to reach.
The meeting for next year will be
held in Denver,
Best Way to Use Ice.
Unless Ice is artificially made from
pure water it Is better to chill the
beverage by putting the pitcher or bot
tle against the Ice than to put cracked
Ice into the liquid; in this case the
chill is soon lost if glasses are filled
even a minute or two before the meal
is served. A cold, well chilled custard
is almost as good as ice on a hot day.
In fact, a knowledge of what must lie
hot and what must be chilled counts
for as much in common foods as in
serving wines.

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