ITEMS OF MOMENT TO THE SOCIETY WORLD
Luncheon Parties at the Southern Club—Miss Carrie
Hill’s Painting of Scenes Around Birmingham—En
gagements—Events to Come—Dinner Parties—Visi
tors—Other Topics I
MiSB Carrie Hill is planning in her
downtown studio for one of the most in
teresting small exhibitions ever nebl
Among Birmingham artist*. Herself
Atrictly a Birmingham product. Miss
Bill paints the brooks and the trees,
Wild flowers and the wistaria il>f»t drapes
the corners of Eleventh avenue veranda*,
the redbud branches that look over the
Boebuck Springs golf links, the little
•tream that winds about beneath the out
let of Village creek, the phi3S at North
Birmingham and tho dogwood blossoms
In Glen Iris; she loves them and paints
them. These and these only among her
paintings she is to show to her friends
find their friends at an exhibition which
•he plans to hold the last of the month.
Wnd for which she is preparing to send
Miss Hill expressed much the same idea
that was framed by a young Birming
ham man a few days ago. He had just
borne to his home city after many years
bf travel and residence abroad. ‘“Do I
Oare for Birmingham?” he repeated, when
there was a suggestion of his permanent
home coming. “I Blink," he said, “that,
Birmingham is the most beautiful city
In the world. I have been almost every
where, but to me. the view from Red
mountain—the symmetrical buildings, trim
•treets divided with the winding tree lined
boulevard, the green of the woods be
yond, and the gray smoke which softens
the brilliance of bricks and mortar; Bir
mingham in the sunlight or when by
Might it is jewelled with many lights, is
As lovely a place as my eye ever rested
on. Its hills are treasure places for
•cenery, and the fla*. rolling sections are
as diversified and charming. 1 may never
live in Birmingham again, but I shall al
ways admit that it is one of the world's j
So does Miss Hill see it, and her days
this winter and again during the spring
■eason have been passed with sketch
book and charcoal*, easel and palette,
•eeking those spots most characteristic
Of Birmingham's natmal beauty and in
To the people who know its environs,
who have lived here long enough to have
their favorite rural haunts, Miss Hill’:;
latest work will probably appeal most, for
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it is painter! in Just that spirit of love
and pride that has enabled her to get the
best out of every landscape, and which
equips her for the novel reputation which
she hopes to attain that of being strictly
a Birmingham painter.
The changing seasons are indicated in
Miss Hill's paintings—winter with it*
gaunt tree**, desolate wastes, empty
cheerless parts through forsaken wood
lands; autumn with its browns, yellows
and grays of tree and sky, and its dreamy
sadness; siting In all the gladness of its
blossoming. She loves trees, and has
painted them with more feeling, perhaps,
than her brush lias shown to any other
There Is a delightful tittle canvas in her*
collection whose subject is a bit of the
winding jagged stream that escapes «Te.i;
Village creek at one point. The dear
little pool of water which is lazily drop
ping over obstructing sticks ami stones,
is overshadowed by the trunk of a large
tree whose roots are exposed through the
persistent, washing of the brooklet. It is
just a glimpse of the woods- just a frag
ment, indeed, but those who nave gath
ered wild (lowers in tnat locality will I e
Captivated with the whole of the litf 1«
scene. Very different in feeling is a little
painting dorm at Idlewild, of several tree*
in the leafy freshness of spring, the bril
liance of a sunny day. The foliage al
most touches tiie ground, and a dev .
feacture is the slant of their big shadow*
which appear to be coming toward yen
as you examine the painting. The shad
ows make it rather an unusual study and
Miss Hill's whole conception of it is
At Edgewood slip painted the peach and
plum trees in blossom—an’l proved her
keen appreciation/of color. The young
trees, sever 11 in a vow almost like sol
diers, have the loveliest masses of ftdp.t
rose and lavender, the tone of the bloom
and of their shadows Distance is indi
cated in this one, and where earth and
sky seem to meet, the colors, blue rind
green, are delightful. In this ns in sev
eral of her other new spring sketches
Miss Hill lias used her colors with rare
delicacy. The big trees in the Perry yard
at Edgewood are beautifully treated, and
on the opposite side of town a bit of Miss
Hill's back yard at home is as pretty, it
was done this spring, and there are shady
places and a tell brown fence, and aprd<
trees and peaches juft showing a lew
Returning to Idlewlld, she has a can
vas painted from e. ventage looking to
ward town. Its central object is the gas
plant whose tall spire shows among the
verdure. On Shades mountain she has
painted a quaint little tumbledown cabin,
away from the road and familiar to
horseback riders who frequent the brklh
paths over the mountain. It is a very
spring like scene and sympathetically
A very small canvas has a Mt of Village
creek scenery painted on the same r<*od
as the larger canvas, which tells of ini.
pretty place in autumn, and which was
so vastly admired when exhibited last fall
at the State fair. “I think 1 have been
pretty true to nature in that.” Miss Hill
says of it, in her modest way. ”1 don't
think I have romanced much.” And ii
does seem very true, the pine trees at the
side, slim and stately and cold*; the green
of the pine 1 eedles, and the pale yellow
of the bending sedge grasses.
From thC- < rest of Twenty-first street,
on the north side, she has sketched ;<
Scene strikingly familiar; the little cot
tages and the bit at tky with the clouds
overhead and the trees in their sirring
dress making a personal sort of appeal
Another was painted near Martin school,
which is glimpsed In a hazy fashion,
misty and indefinite among its tree;-.
And at Ensley, in a. larger way she re
cently completed a painting which dem
onstrates the downright prettiness of even
Birmingham's industrialism, for factories
and furnaces in their clouds of nab
smoke, aff among the trees are as subtle
and almost as coloiful as the pink and
white of the dogwood blossoms in the
Lee Bradley yard at Idlewlld, or ;he
blush of the redbud at Roebuck Springs,
or the pale little clouds In a sea of blue
which she has so delightfully placed in
cne of the little “lone tree” appreciations
of Glen Iris. Miss Hill really sees them
all with the eye of lover as well as an
artist. Her paintings—most or them—are
tiny things, but slip Ims handled her oils
well and they show real merit. The civic
pride in her treatment of her Birininghr.m
landscapes is doubly commendable be
cause It Is so beautifully expressed. .
AT ALLAN SCHOOL
As commencement day draws near,
the time seems much too short for all
the entertainments planned by the
classes of the Margaret Allen school for I
their parents and friends.
On Wednesday evening the sopho
mores presented two short plays from
Greek myths, the old favorite ‘'Phile
mon and Baucis.” and "Proserpina.”
The senior class had set such a high
standard by their excellent rendition
of “She Stoops, td Conquer” on Friday
evening of last week that the younger
girls were put upon their mettle and
I right well did they acquit themselves.
Margaret Nelson and Clara Dean inter
preted cleverly the characters of the
hospitable old couple (Philemon and
Baucis), Dimmls Wilkinson was a most
majestic Jupiter, while the character of
Mercury was well taken by Marion
Pinekard. “The Dance of Nausicaa and
Her Maidens,” which closed the first
half of the programme was an exquisite
picture of girlish grace and charm.
Skillful stage management as well as
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MISS CARRIE MILL
—Photo by Stephenson Studio
MISS MABEL HOOIX
Who Directed the Children’s Cantata Yesterday Afternoon at the High
School—Photo by Stephenson Studio
clever acting was shown in the five
Beenes from the story of Proserpine
which finished the entertainment. Tin*
characters were all well portrayed from
the dainty Proserpine herself, by Julia
Shackelford* to Mercury, whose airy
grace was vividly pictured hy Adele
Woodrow. If any superlatives he in
order where all was so good, the pret
tiest scene was the danbe of the
nymph by Miriam Smyer. in a charming
Greek cotume of white draperies span
gled* with silver. •
PROGRAMME FOR MEETING
CHILI) LIFE STUDY
The meeting of Birmingham’s “Insti
tute of Child Life,” called for Thurs
day afternoon, May 23, at 3 o’clock at
the City hall will have the following
What Is the American Institute of
Child Life? Mr. E. E. Smith.
“The Circulating Library,’’ Mrs. Jere
“Tlie Mother's Book,” Mrs. W. T. Ed
“Mrs. Grice and Her Letters,’’ Mrs.
“The Character Development League
and Its Hook,” Miss Hortens® R. Thorn
“The Character Lesson^ in the School
room," Miss Pearl Blackburn.
"The Character Lessons in the Home,’’
Miss Corinne Chisholm. -
"The Magazine Bulletins,” Miss Rosa
“Uncle Nat’s Letters in the School
room,” Miss Augusta Redwood.
"Uncle Nat’s letters In the Home,”
Mrs. Mims Stone.
“More of Uncle Nat,” Mrs. L. C.
“The Monographs,” Mrs. Louis Mac
Organization and election of officers.
W. C. T. U.
The social meeting of the Woman’s
Christian Temperance union will be hell
Tuesday. May 20, in the parlors of the
First Methodist church, 3:30 p. m. The
topic for the meeting is “Food Econom
ics.” Mrs. W. W. Bussy, Mrs. A. 1. Dex
I ter and others will take part In the pro
I gramme, and Mrs. F. M. Jackson will
i preside. A full attendance is expected.
The meetings of the union are open and
visitors are welcomed. After the pro
gramme a social hour will be enjoyed
with Mrs. Walter Moore, Mrs A F. L.
Yancy, Mrs. F. H. Spencer, Mrl. C. S.
Hooper as hostess.
CARD PARTY AT CLUB
Tlie card party to be given Wednes
day afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the
University club has caught the Interest
of a number of prominent women. Tables
have already been engaged anil the eight
prlsas purchased; arrangements are prac
tically perfected. It is hoped that all
friends of Holy innocents hospital will
attend the card party and that they will
appear In time to begin the games at 2:30,
as it is promised that the affair will be
strictly punctual, both starting and In its
The patronesses for the party are Mrs.
Crawford Johnson, Mrs. J. W. McQueen,
Mrs. Henry Gray, Paul Earle, Jr., Mrs.
Henry Dean, Mrs. Thomas Parke, Mrs.
Berry Baugh, Mrs. John W. Sibley, Mrs.
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TO THE SEMINARY FINALS
Invitations beautifully engraved and
bearing the monogram of the Loulie
Compton Seminary, in blue and gold,
have been sent to interested friends as
The faculty and senior class of T.oulie
Compton Seminary cordially invite you to
attend the annual commencement exer
cises. May 33 to 39, 1913. Birmingham, Ala.
The class roll for 1913 includes Florence
Alexander. Ruth Anderson. Miriam Arch
ibald, Zne Reed Black. Irvllle Cates. Rosa
F.llona Clements, Maude Earl Clements.
Margaret Dora Clemmons, Cnrlnne Alice
Davis. Ruby Eouis McDonald, Mildred
Elnlse Montgomery, Mary Parker. Ruby
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CLOSING MUSIC SERVICE
SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH
The closing service of song at the
Sottthside Baptist church will occur this
evening, when a programme of excep
tional heauty has been arranged by tbe
organist and director—Mrs. I.aura Jacli
son-Davli. In recognition of the looth
anniversary of the birth of Richard \\ ag
nor, which occurred May 13, 1813, the pro
gramme will be entlrelv from Ids works.
The organ numbers be the prelude
to "Lohengrin,” as arranged by Rogers;
“Abendllcf," arranged by Parker, and
the Tannhauser March, arranged by
Bartlett. The anthems are "With Glory
Clad." and "All Praise to God." from the
sacred text arranged .by Dudley Buck
and Bishop Ken, on themes from "Lo
Mis Leon Cole will slug "Elizabeth's
Prayer," from Lohengrin, and Mrs. Cole
"Ode (o the Evening Star." Mrs. Ed
mund Castle Wells, whose violin playing
will add delightfully to the Instrumental
portion of the choir music, will present
with Mrs. Davids' accompaniment, Wil
helm's arrangement of the Brize Bong,
from "The Melstersinger." "Dreams,” a
single Wagnerian position for the con
tralto voice, will he sung by Miss Mar
jorie Ezell. The regular choir, Including
Mr. and Mrs. I.enn Cole. Miss Ezell and
Mr. Henry Naylor, will he supplemented
by Mrs. W. B. Allen and Dr. R, E. Nst
LOULIE COMPTON SEMINARY
Following is the commencement cal
endar of the IiOUlie Compton Seminary
Baccalaureate sermon, First Methodist
church, Rev. L. C. Branscomb, Sunday,
May 25, 11 a. m.
Juveniles entertain, Monday, May 26, 8
Art reception and exhiibtion, Tuesday,
May 27, 8-11 p. m. Also Wednesday morn*
ing from 19 to 12.
Annual concert, Wednesday, May 28,
8 p. m.
Graduating: exercises, Jefferson theatre.
Thursday, May 29. 8:30 p. m.
Address by Dr. Edwin Minima of Van
A DINNER PARTY
AT COUNTRY CLUB
One of the small parties last night
at the Country club for dinner and th%
dance that followed included Miss Eula
Whatley, who has just returned from
New York after spending the winter at
the Semple school, Miss Louise Locke
of Memphis, who is her guest; Mr.
George. Mr. Alvin Brown and Mr. and
Mrs. Algernon Nelson.
The woman's Chautauqua committee
calls a meeting Tuesday morning at
10.30 in the Chautauqua offices in the
Cable Plano building on Second avenue.
The meeting will be in session one
hour. All women interested in the suc
cess of the Birmingham Chautauqua are
requested to meet with the committee,
ANNE WALLER SMITH
A BIRTHDAY HOSTESS
One of yesterday's lovely Utile hostesses
was Miss Ann Waller Smith, the daugh
ter of Mr", and Mrs. Stephen Smith. Con
trary to most little women of her age
who are celebrating an anniversary, she
did not surround herself with her play
mates—small boys and
people who love her besi
kinsfolk, grownups and
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[ baring about 26, and it was the merriest
of parties, with the diminutive queen of
the occasion a sweet little lassie in a
white embroidered frock and with
bobtypd hair confined with pink rosettes.
The table about which the party met
to cut the big birthday cake on which
the two candles looked so eloquent and
important was graced with three baskets
filled with pink and white sweet peas,
and the bonbons and ices which accom
panied the cake emphasized the couleur
de rose motil.
MISS HELEN COULBURN
A LUNCHEON HOSTESS
Miss Helen Coulburn was a hostess
yesterday at luncheon, entertaining in
formally at her home in compliment to
Miss Alberta Brock of South Carolina,
the guest of Miss lionise Archibald. Her
table had a May basket scheme of decor
ation; in the center was a large basket
filled with carnations, and at the six
covers were small hampers full of pink
The party seated about the table In
cluded Miss Coulburb, Miss Alberta
Brock. Miss Loise Archibald, Miss Adele
Ellis, Mrs. Frank Haley and Miss Mary
Mr. ami Mrs. Albert Patrlc Finch an
nounce the ensaaenient of their cousin,
Olive Patterson, to Mr. Max Wood, the
wedding to take place at home, June 15.
MRS. HENRY L. CHISHOLM
TO BE HOSTESS AT LUNCHEON
In compliment to Miss Madge Chisholm,
trho is to be one of the spring brides,
Mrs. Henry Laurens Chisholm will en
tertain at luncheon at the Country club
AT THE SEMINARY
The graduates’ recital given Friday
night at the Loulie Compton Seminary by
Misses Mildred Montgomery and Mar
garet Tutwiler in piano, and Misses Myr
tle Hutchison and Pattle Southall In
voice, was an unusually delightful event.
Miss Montgomery and Miss Tutwiler
both played some difficult compositions
with exceptional intelligence. The Chopin
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Revolutionary Etude was rendered by
Miss Montgomery with spirit and skill,
while the group of Mountain Scenes by
Denneo showed that she whs equally
eapahle of interpreting simple melodiea.
Miss Tutwller played the Schuhert-Llszt
arrangement of "The Erl King and
the MosykoWskt Valse" in E with ease
and smoothness of tone and with purity
of technique; her Interpretation of the
Chopin Nocturne ^showed some exquisite
Miss Hutchison and Miss Southall both
have high soprano voices and the varied
character of their numbers showed the
range and flexibility of their voices. Miss
Hutchison was at her best in Cavatina
from Gounod’s "Queen of Sheba," hut ehe
also sang charmingly Sullivan's adapta
tion of "Where the Bee Sucks." Miss
Southall gave well an operatic selection,
"Dost Thou Know That Fair Land?"
from Mlgnon. and a number of short,
beautiful little melodies. Miss Hortense
Simpson made a delightful accompanist.
Every number on the programme was
well given and much real talent van dis
played. In spite of the rain an enthu
siastic audience was present. The pro
Prelude in G minor, Rachmaninoff;
(Continued on Pace Thirty)
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