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HE tremendous enthusiasm cre
ated by the knowledge that the
Boston Grand Opera is actually
coming to Boise, the smallest
town it has ever appeared before
in the United States is only equaled by
the rapidity with which the seats are
selling. Aside from the boxes only 15
or at) of the higher priced seats were
left Friday evening to stare reproach
fully at each other. A number of large
theater parties are planned for the
evening, which will of course be dis
tinguished by lovely women in hand
some gowns and the radiance of Jew
els. There will also be a great deal of
entertaining of out-of-town guests by
friends residing in the city. In fact,
for a few days before the eventful
evening the town will be gay with the
many strangers who will assemble to
bear the music. The performance will
i.e Just as good as given in the large
ill prevail on the rail-!
roads from Twin Fails and JIaiiey to^of
Weiser. Everything seems favorable i
for the successful presentation of the
greatest musical event Boise has ever
known. Among the guests from out 1
of town will be a number of Pocatello
people. Local society events were!
scarce during the week, but commen-land
eing with the dancing party at the
Mosque Monday evening l'or the. Misses
Khoup of Salmon City, who arrive to
day to be the guests of Mrs. Eoff, af
fairs of more or less importance
he given for them. St. Patrick's day
parties were 'quite in vogue and the
springlike green which abounds in dec
ora! ion
m
cities of the east, and the opera com
dth a full house,
pally will be greeted
Special-rates w
fill
1 Saint's day was
on the music of the Boston Grand
Tuesday week, March 28, at
•clock in the Columbian club
the g,
fresh and fair to tlie- eyes.
"Madama Butterfly" Lecture.
Miss Judith Watts will give a lecture
Opera
8:30
rooms. Ninth and Franklin streets, Mr.
French has kindly consented to hold
the choral rehearsal from 7:30 to 8:30
o'clock to enable Miss Watts to start,
the lecture at J;30 o'clock. Mr. Samp
son has been most kind and has sent
east for some wonderful records anil
will send up his best Vittrola and all
his records. Mr. Ballot, who was for
nicmber of the Berlin Phil
merly
harmonic orchestra, one of the most
famous orchestras in the world, has
consented io assist Miss Walts by
playing the violin. Mr. Ballot and Miss
Watts will play a selection of the prin
cipal airs from "Madama Butterfly."
Miss Watts, in addition to this, will
play the opening music of the first act
and of the second scene of the second
act. The opera will be sung in Italian.
Miss Roberts, of the free traveling M
brary, has sent east for some pictures
of the opera, and Miss Watts will give
a short sketch on Puccini and his work
in general, and particularly I liât of
"Madama Butterfly." This lecture is
not given to those only who have pur
chased tickets, but to the general pub
lic and to those who have not been
fortunate enough to secure tickets, the
house being practically sold by now.
The lecture in fact is not only for the
musical but for all people, and is ab
solutely free.
Tri Delta Sorority "Formal."
An interesting account of the formal
dance of the Tri Delta sorority of
Stanford university given
ing of March 10, hi
from Miss Gertrude Porter, who is a
freshman at Stanford. The walls were
a mass of greenery. The living room
was done in bay tree, the hail in ivy,
the dining room in smllax ând the den
in small, green feathery shrubs. The
lights were covered with pink, green
and lilac tissue. The chandeliers were
covered with greenery and draped over
all this were acacia blossoms. A large
number of palms and ferns banked the
walls. Two little fir trees stood on
the even
been received
eacl side of tiie hearth and in front of
tiie open fireplace was a large basket
eaclft blooms. Between
of the yellow
the hall and living rooms were hang
ing baskets of jonquils, basket
these being placed in front of the win
dows.
of
The stair-landing
-us also
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THE HIGHEST
Do not let it be merely a question
choice of pianos. The matchless music
the "price" atmosphere for all time.
It is true, the Steinway does cost a
Steinway has ever a shadow of regret
higher than the cost of other pianos,
perfect mechanism the guarantee of a
For more than three-score years
music masters of their day. Ho the
ful attention before your choice is
SAMPSON
Exclusive
Our new home is st 913 Main,
filled with flowers and greenery. The
pergola was transformed Into a room
covered with pepper boughs, brilliantly
green and gay with clusters of red
berries. In this room a little Japanese
tea girl In native costume served
punch. Japanese waiters served R ;
fnur-conrsc ball supper at 12 o'clock.
The upstairs porch was also made into
a room and decorated with Japanese
lanterns, couches, rugs and tables.
There were three favor dances, a leap
year dance where the girl gave the
man of her choice a little Japanese
"lucky dog," and the "gentlemen's
choice." where the girls were presented
with little "lucky spots" with numbers
on them. At the end of the dance al
number was called and thp lucky
couple received a large box of candy,
The "serpentine dance" was the last
and one of the prettiest of the evening,
A large orchestra, in the corner of the
was screened by flowers
A large number of the
Berkeley students from the University
to^of California came over for the event.
i The affair was really one of the big
"formais" of the campus. The so
rorily house, according to the descrip
1 tion, was a veritable fairyland of beauty
and a forest in miniature. The two
Idaho members. Miss Martha Graveley
Miss Gertrude Porter, were very
beautifully gowned for the occasion.
living room,
and plants.
St. Patrick's Party.
Miss Snowden Reed and Miss Ellza
beth Merriman entertained the club to
which they belong Monday evening at
a St. Patrick's party at Miss Reed's
home. The color scheme was green
and white carried out in green stream
ers and white carnations and tulips.
The streamers were made of strings of
clover leav
over the house. Green hats and clover
leaves with green flags about the
moms. Four prizes were given to win
ner in the game, "The Clover Hunt."
Another called, "Peeling the Potato,"
one for the best told Irish story and
advertisement guessing
which were strung all
one ln
Miss Lansdon won two prizes
game.
and Miss Church and Miss Lubken won
t lie other two. Delicious refreshments,
in which the springtime green and
white were harmoniously blended
followed the games and were served at
small tables. Cigar fans—the fans
green—were used for favors. In the
center of each table was a little pot of
shamrock. About 14 young ladies com
prised the congenial group.
Lenten Tea.
The Woman's Auxiliary of St.
Michael's cathedral gave a Lenten tea
at the home of Mrs. W. P. Morris
Wednesday afternoon. There was a
program of delightful interest and a
large attendance. Miss Roup played
the violin and was most ably accom
panied by Miss Marie Cain. Miss
Sprague of St. Margaret's hall was
heard in an excellent paper on missions.
The secretary of the Y. W. C. A., Miss
Helen Louise Fitts, spoke briefly hut
interestingly on the local work of the
Y. W. C. A. and the work ln India. Re
freshments were served later. Mrs.
Theodoro Randall and Mrs. Morris
were the hostesses for the afternoon.
Daffodils and white tulips were pret
tily arranged in the decoration scheme
The next meeting will be held with
Miss Sprague at St. Margaret's hall,
the guild meeting : ext Wednesday af
ternoon at 2 o'clock.
Mrs. Gilbert of ' an Francisco
Visits Boise.
Mrs. Archibald Gilbert of San Fran
cisco, Cal., who was Miss Fannie
Palmer of Boise and who is now in
town visiting her mother has been the
motif for several pretty afternoons of
an informal but most delightful na
ture.
Mrs. Pettenglll Attends
Birthday Dinner.
Mrs. George Pettenglll, who spent
the week end in Nampa, returned Sun
day evening, aft - a pleasant visit with
her sister, Mrs. John Simms of that
place. Mrs. Simms celebrated her
eighty-first borthday on Sunday with a
pleasant family dinner ''arty, which
The Boston Grand
Opera Company
Uses the
Steinway
Piano
Exclusively .
CHOICE
of initial cost when you make your
of the Steinway has lifted It above
a little more.
But no one who owns a
for the price paid. It Is but little
and the Steinway carries within its
a satisfaction beyond all price.
tt. has been the ideal of the greatest
Steinway must command your respect
made.
MUSIC CO.
Steinwsy Deslers.
in the Sampson Building.
Miss Harris also went down to attend,
The table was pretty with red ciner
aria,
Elson Prints to be Seen,
There will be an exhibition of 2d of
; the popular Elson prints in the gym
inaBlum of the high Be hool. March 29.
30 and 31 Th <, so reproductions of
famous pictures gain an added touch
of interest by reason of the fact that
some are ln colora
, *f r f' Petteng.il ^"<3 Miss Harris en
, / r,a ' ned lnf°™kll y FYidoy afternoon
f °f. Mr8 ' ^ llher ' San Pramusco. in
viting a few of the former fri rids of
the guest of honor.
For Mrs. Gilbert.
At Home on Mondays.
Mrs. C. A. Barton will be at home
Mondays, except the first of each
month at the handsome new Barton
home on the Avenue, where the senior
members of the family are comfortably
installed. Miss Barton, who is attend
ing Sweet Briar college, Virginia, is
spending the spring vacation with her
room mate, Miss Richardson of Charls
ton, W. Vn, until the twenty-seventh
of March, when school re-opens. Miss
Barton will return to her home in the
summer.
High School Club Hears Talk.
A large and enthusiastic crowd of
high school girls assembled In the Y.
W. C. A. parlors, Tuesday after school,
to hear Miss Florence Pearce ln her
talk on "What Every Girl Should
Know About Pictures." A fine exhibi
tion of Elson pictures will bo opened
soon in the city and this talk was
planned ln order that the girls might
know how to npprecaite the best in
paintings. M ss Pearce knows how to
give information in an interesting way.
She Illustrated her remarks with beau
tiful reprints in colors, sepia and black
and White. Eva Miner played The
Spring Song and Viola Thorpe and
Made Hurst rendered II Trovatore.
The delegates to the conference for
girls at the College of Idaho spoke of
the particular feature which they en
joyed most. Home made candy was
served by the social committee.
Silver Tea.
The Ladies' Aid of the Westminster
Presbyterian church gave a charmingly
arranged Silver tea at the home of Mrs.
H. C. Wyman on Harrison boulevard
Wednesday afternoon. There was an
Interesting program which Included
the following numbers: Mrs. Frank
Ensign a vocal number: Mrs. Ames
and Miss Gladys Ross, a piano duet;
Miss Violet Zimmerman, reading. A
beautiful feature was the children's
kong entitled "Salute to the Flag," by
three sweet little maids. Alice Houston,
Marguerite Antes and Bernice Wyman.
The large American flag was held by
David Smith, a sturdy little lad, and
was gracefully draped. Miss White
played a piano solo and David Smith
was also heard in a piano solo Mrs.
Chalfant and Mra. McLain Davis pour
ed. A bowl of violets decorated the
table.
Enjoyable Evening of Cards.
Mrs. and Edward J. Oidson enter
tained Wednesday at a little evening of
cards. Lunch was served at about 11
o'clock. Ferns were used for the de
coration. The invited guests were Mr.
and Mrs. Lee Eddington, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Austin, Mr. and .Mrs. George
Parkinson, Miss Madge Merrill, Miss
Violet Morton, Stanley Johnson, Al
bert Ford.
St. Patrick's Tea.
Tuesday afternoon Mrs. D. H. East
man and Mrs. John Fauth entertained
at tea, the following ladies: Mesdames
Alltx, Heegar, Swanholm, Warded,
Gray, Miller, Rose, Pointer, Austin,
Goreezky, Thompson and Breeman, and
the Misses Reardon, Breeman. Fauth,
Eastman and Pointer, complimenting
Mrs. Gray of Utica, Mont., who is re
turning to her home the coming week.
Two vocal selections, both pleasing,
were given by Miss Breeman, accom
panied by Miss Fauth, followed by a
recitation by Miss Pointer. A soap
bubble contest was then held, the first
prize a lovely green satin bon bon box,
well filled, was won by Mrs. Austin.
The booby prize, Paddy's .Tg, was won
by Mrs. J. D. G"ay. Delicious refresh
ments were served, and then a real
Irish toast by Mrs. Kinney, who was
the only real Irish woman present, sev
en different nationalities being repre
sented and all but one ■''aiming Irish
blood. The toast was responded to by
every one present, relating come Irish
Jest. Mrs. Gray received
wishes of all present,
and Mrs. Fauth were delightful host
esses as their guests all agreed.
the good
M rs. Kastman
Happy Hour Club.
The Happy Hour club met at the
home of Mrs. J. B. Eldredge, Friday af
ternoon, with Mrs. T. W. Thomas aï
assistant hostess. Much real fun wes
indulged ln by the ladies describing
predicaments in which they hafl found
themselves. Experiences were many
and varied. A delightful luncheon was
served atr 5 o'clock. Place cards were
shamrocks and the Ht. Patrick's idea
was carried ou . in the refreshments. A
trip to Middleton is planned for in
June—to the ranch home of Mrs W.
|W. Rhodenbaugh, a former member of
the club.
Wading st Psystts.
] A pretty wedding occurred at Pay
ette last Wednesday afternoon when I»
Eleanor Smith of Boise became the
bride of Everett L. Griffith of Ontario.
The ceremony was performed at the
; home of the bridegroom's father at
Payette at 1:30 o'clock ln the afternoon
by Rev. Benjamin Smith, pastor of the
Episcopal church. Only near relatives
of the contracting parties were In at
tendance. Mr. Griffith 1. a railroad
man In the employ of the Oregon
Short Line running out of Ontario and
the happy young people will make their
home in that city.
G. A. R, Ladies Entertained.
Mr. and Mra. William Rhodenbaugh
entertained the Ladle* of the G. A. R.
and the Comrades! from the Soldier*
home. Thursday afternoon, the occa
sion being in honor of Mrs. Rhoden
baugh's birthday. A delightful two
course luncheon was served, the table
was decorated with a large pot of vio
lets, St. Patrick's napkins marked each
place and In the center was a beautiful
birthday cake, the gift of Mr. and Mrs.
Wilson.
Mrs Rhodenbaugh received
many beautiful birthday cards and a
large bouq .et of red carnations and
ferns from her little grandsons, Harold
and Walter Rhodenbaugh.
Queen Esther Circle Meets.
An enjoyable meeting of Queen
Esther's circle was held at the home of
Miss Lucile Newhouse on Friday, the
tenth. After a short business session,
the pastimes were games and music.
The prize in a guessing contest was
awarded to Miss Jennie Nesby and the
consolation prize to Miss Agnes Mat
tenson. Delicious refreshments were
served at the close of the evening. The
members present were Edith Norton,
Ruth Poindexter, Amy Adams, Teel
Etheridge, Lulu Keizer, Agnes Mat
tenson, Edna Rife, Jennie Nesby, Lu
cile Newhouse, Tiliie Tate, Emily
Drennan and Mrs. W. H. Pohlman.
Philathea Claas Meeta.
The regular monthly business meet
ing of the Philathea class of the Im
manuel Methodist Sunday school was
held at the home of Miss Eva Dunbar,
1315 North Twenty-first street, Monday
evening, March 8. After the businecs
meeting a social hour was BPent ln
games and music.
Pretty Five Hundred Party.
Mra. Newton N. Wilson entertained
at a delightful five hundred party St.
Patrick's night at her home, 1007
North Fifth street. There were twenty
guests. The rooms and tables were
beautifully decorated for the occasion.
The guests sat down at one large table
for most delicious refreshments. Mrs.
Wilson proved herself a charming hos
tess and it was with reluctance that
the guests departed ut t late hour.
Entertain Patriotic Orders.
The W 7 . R. C. will entertain all pa
riotlc orders with a birthday social at
G. A. R. hall Tuesday afternoon at
2:30 o'clock.
Birthday Surprise.
Mrs. Harvey Short and Mrs. Pauline
Gregory were completely surprised
Thursday evening at a birthday party
at the home of the latter at South
Third street. Thirty-two were pres
ent. The evening was spent in games
and mind-reading and a most enjoy
able time was had. Lovely refresh
ments were served.
Owyhee Daughters ■ Entertain.
The Columbian club rooms were the
scene of a pretty gathering on Wednes
day night when the members of the
Owyhee Daughters' club entertained
their families at an old time reunion,
there being some 200 former residents
of Owyhee present Out of town mem
bers and guests from Nampa, Caldwell,
Silver City, DeLam: r and Mr. and Mrs.
Al Stevens and Mrs. Joe Hutchinson
from San Francisco.
The rooms were beautifully decorat
ed in pin« and white, the colors of the
club.
The reception committee, composed
of the officers of the club, met the
guests, and conducted them to the
circle of old-time friends.
Reminiscences of by-gone days were
of necessity the first number on the
The hearty greeting and
program.
warm hand clasp, calling up old time
memories. In fact the chairman, Mrs.
M. S. Parker, had difficulty in calling
them to order.
The program was unique in that it
held Mr. C. M. Hays for the oldest
speaker and his grandson, little Joe
Beeman, only four years old, for the
youngest. Miss Charlotte Grete play
ed the initiatory number, a beautiful
violin solo, her sister, Miss Leona
Grete, accompanying her.
Miss Josephine Schreiber and Mar
guerite Davis executed the Irish lilt
and a colonial dance in a very charm
ing and graceful manner with Mies
Marie O'Diago at the piano.
Miss Alta Elmer played a beautiful
piano solo, responding to an encore ln
her sweet and charming manner.
Little Joe Beeman captured the en
tire audience with his portrayal of the
Irish in song and poetry.
Miss Inez Shaw sang a very beauti
ful solo, responding to an encoro with
a sweet little lullaby, Mrs. French ac
companying her.
C. M. Hays called the roll of prom
inent business men of Boise, who were
formerly residents of Owyhee. He paid
a glowing tribute to the men of that
county who hav ! made good.
Mrs. J. W. Mills gave a reading en
titled, "Changing the Ethiopian," re
sponding to an encore with a little
poem entitled "Owyhee" composed and
written for the occasion;
Dear old Owyhee what can I say of
titre,
What can I say of th t dear old days
that, shaped our destiny.
Yes, there where the snow is whiter, on
the mountain peaks we see,
Where will we find friendship strong
er, than in dear old Owyhee.
v
We may journey from the Atlantic to
Pacific's golden shore.
We may trace from the northern limit,
to the southern ocean's roar
But there is a something lgpking,
whether on the land or sea
When we leave the friends behind us.
that we claimed In Owyhee.
Many of her people therefore, that we
know and loved so well
Silently have crossed the river, "Hush
my heart, for all Is well."
One by one, the dear ones leave us, O,
the scores we fain would see
But we'll find them ln th > home land,
registered from Owyhee.
Delicious refreshmants were served
with Mesdames Stacker, Regan, East
$ 100-Piano & Player-$100
GOOD SQUARE PlAINO
and
CECSLIAN PLAYER
and 24 Music Rolls
ALL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION
It will actully furnish several hundred dollars worth of music.
ALL TOR $100.00
We advise an early Mondny Morning call. Term $10 down, $5 month
Fine
Assortment
Classical -
Sheet Music
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man, Bruce a.nd Hays pouring. After
the refreshments, the grand march was
formed and participated in by the ma
jority of the crowd. Mr. Ballot, an old
tive Silver City musician and Mrs. Wil
liam Healey furnished the music. An
old time song was indulged in after
which they departed for their homes
feeling the happy event has passed all
too quickly.
Entertainment at St. Teresa's.
The entertainment at St. Teresa's
academy, Friday morning in honor of
St. Patrick was artistic and meritori
ous from every standpoint. The musi
cal part of the program was for the
most part composed of Irish melodies,
out of compliment to the day. A vio
lin selection of "Irish Airs," by Miss
Josephine Fogarty was so much en
joyed that she received a hearty en
core to which she graciously respond
ed. Miss Pearl Baxter rendered "My
Wild Irish Rose" in her sweet, clear
voice and for an encore,gave "A Little
Bit of Heaven." The senior vocal class
acceptably rendered "St. Patrick's
Day," -which was very popular. An
interesting feature of the entertainment
was the "Irish Lilt" and the "Minuet."
danced by Miss Josephine Schreiber
and Miss Marguerite Davis in cos
tumes suitable to the dances. The au
dience encored until the dances were
repeated.
The literary features of the affair
were the recital of "The Shamrock" by
Miss Mary Walsh and "The Emerald
Gate," by Miss Bernardine Schilling.
Both young ladies acquitted themselves
creditably. In honor of St. Patrick,
the entire student body was given a
half holiday.
Philathea Class.
. The Philathea of the First Methodist
church met with Mrs. E. L. Wells last
Wednesday afternoon. This being
"baby day," a number of mothers
brought their young babies, and also
several small children were present.
Forty members answered roll call
with quotations relating to babies. The
following interesting program appro
priate to the occasion was given: '
Song—By Mrs. W, C. Vickers.
Reading—Mrs. Dana Brinck.
Song—Mrs. Edwin Jones.
Piano solos—Miss Mildred Wells.
Hostesses for the day were Mesdames
Wells, Van Deusen, Towle, Jones,
Rhodenbaugh and Botts. Delicious re
freshments were served.
St. Patrick's Tea.
The St. Patrick's tea given In St.
John's hall Friday afternoon waslarge
ly attended. Rev. Father Malloy gave
a scholarly address which was great
ly enjoyed.
Lenus l>augherty recited "St. Pat
rick." with real schoolboy vim.
"Erin's Flag." given by Phillip Schill
ing, George Fletcher, John O'Donnell
and Carroll Sellers, was one of the best
numbers on the program.
Misses Josephine Schreiber and Mar
guerite Davis danced the "Irish Lilt" as
gracefully and daintily as real Irish
colleens. Their
Minuet," was danced so charmingly
that a third number was requested and
graciously given. Miss Marie O'Diago
was at the piano. *
Mrs. L. L. Dibble sang "My Dear" in
a pleasing voice, and her encore was
delightful. Mrs. C. M. Stolle was ac
companist.
A group of Irish songs, "Bendeers
Stream," "Kilhirney's Lakes," and "God
Save Irelana, charmingly rendered by
Mrs. Jack Parker, were thoroughly en
joyed. The audience Joined ln the
chorus of the last number. Mrs. Rob
ert Adams was at the piano.
The hall was exquisitely decorated
with plants, ferns and shamrocks. Two
large American flags and Erin's flag
were draped over the platform. Wini
fred t'aton, Elsie Sidenfaden, Marjorie
Brothers, Kathryn Mott and Winifred
Wardcll served tea during tiie refresh
ment hour, assisting the hostesses.
a "Colonial
Talented Karamio Artist Here.
Miss Jeanne Stewart of Toledo, Ohio,
well known in the art world as one of
the foremost decorators of porcelain in
America, is now ln Boise and may he
met any day at Mra Helfrich's studio
of porcelain painting. A beautiful line
of studies consisting of water colors,
flowers, fruits and landscapes will be
exhibited ln the Helfrieh studios by
Miss Stewart, who will teach ln the
same subjects.
Miss Stewart lived in Boise a num
ber of years ago, when she taught
dravHng and water color to a number
of Boise's well-known society women.
Since them she has become one of
the most famous china painters in
America. While here, during her stay
of two weeks, she will instruct classes
or individuals in her line of work, and
everyone is welcorfte to the studios,
which are filled with her paintings.
Miss Stewart has studied In Paris,
Holland and Scotland, New York, Bos
ton. Chicago and Detroit, and other
places. She is on her way back to
Portland. Ore., to close out her studio
there, when she will return to Toledo,
Ohio, where her parents reside. She
has exhibited in all the principal cities
Miss Stewart paints for
the Keramlc Studio, an art magazine
published in Syracuse, N. T., and is
also a leading contributor to its pages.
of America.
Y. W. C. A. Note*.
At the Y. W. C. A. vespers at 4:30
o'clock, Mrs. D. G. Whyte will speak on
Oriental Religions. Mrs. H. A. Hobart
will have charge of the music. Miss
Alice Sutton will be the hostess for
the afternoon.
Monday Night Club.
The Monday Night club met at
of the beautiful private homes of
of the members.
were added and a decidedly pretty
ciety event was made of the affair, the
spacious rooms opening into each other
forming an ideal ball room,
of the new est steps w ere practiced
der the supervision of Miss Harris, who
meets with the club.
one
one
A few new members
so
Some
un
Dramatic Reader May Cerne ta
Boise.
Bertha, Kunz Baker of New York
City, "the foremost dramatic readei
of America." says Miss Pearl Tyer,
who has been corresponding with Mrs.
Baker's Salt Lake agent, is now in Cali
fornia and will return to Now York
by way of the Utah capital.
It is hoped that Mrs. Baker may find
it possible to come to Boise as she
has many admirers here who are glad
to attest her worth,
who have all heard her read, are Mr.
ami Mrs. Priest, Mr. and Mrs. McKend-i
rick, formerly of Weber Academy, of
Ogden, Miss Barnes, teacher of expres
sion in Boise high school; Miss Schof
tenfels, who teaches English in Boise
high school, and Miss Higgenbotham
of St. Margaret's hall. Miss Amber
Hopkins, Mrs. Roan, Mrs. J. L. Mc
Clear, Mrs. Franklin Coats and
other representative citizens,
are being subscribed for
Tyer reports she has certainly been
very successful.
Among these,
many
Tickets
Hence, It seems now
an assured fact that Mrs. Baker will
come. If so, the event will be on the
day of April 10. Notices will appear
from time to time for public informa
tion.
and Miss
Many Affairs For Visitor
From Portland.
Mrs. Dave Powers entertained in
formally for Mrs. Walter Huebener of
Portland, who is Mrs. Walter Btolle's
guest, a few of
friends being invited,
fair was in the form of a Kensington.
Following this pleasant renewal of old
time friends and acquaintances sever
al other charming parties were given
for this popular visitor.
her former Boise
The pretty uf
Mrs. A. E. Robinson entertained for
Mrs. Huebener at a bridge party of
three tables on Wednesday, Miss Anne
Finnegan winning the prize. There w
also a guest prize for Mrs. Huebener.
Tiie decorations were in
honor of Ireland's patron saint.
Mrs. Walter Stolle entertained for
Mrs. Huebener on Thursday at four
tables of bridge. Mrs. James Black
won the prize and a guest prize was
presented to Mrs. Huebener. Ferns
and carnations made the green decora
tions appropriate for St. Patrick's ray.
Mr. and Mrs. Norville Booth near
Meridian also entertained at a dinner
ups
In
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party on Friday evening for Mrs.
Huebener, the. occasion being the birth
day of the guest of honor. All the de
coratiuns were in green and the tabl
had a centerpiece of little green sil
flags with the gold tracing of the ha
of Erin.
Green caps for the men and grec
bonnets for the girls made pretty fav
ors. Ten congenial friends were seat
ed around the table. Cards follows
the dinner. |
Miss Finnegan wa a another of the
week's hostesses, entertaining quite in
formally Saturday afternoon for Mrs.
jiuebener of Portland and Miss
Frances Shattuck of Pocatello. Pink
snapdragons in a basket decorated th»
table where covers were placed for
eight.
Theater Parties. *
That there will be many theatei
parties on the evening of the present
tation of the Boston Grand opera ii
indicated by the number of ticket!
bought in a group, sometimes seven
or eight together, often a smaller grng|
afid occasionally, 10 or more togetffl|
presumably for one big theater party.
Mr. Dwight E. Cook and Mra.
Cook Leave for New Home.
Mr. Dwight Edrus Cook and Mrs.
Cook leave Wednesday for Watertown]
S. D, where Mr. Cook will fill a most
important position as director In tils
largest church there and also director
of the choral position which is a sal
aried position. Before leaving, both
Mr. and Mrs. Cook were much enter
tained. Tlie church choir gave therq
a handsome gift of a silver service foi
Their dining room and many other ap-|
preclative testimonials of esteem were
received by them. Mr. Cook contribut
ed largely to the musical field in Idaho
and the influence of his talent was
marked. He will be greatly missed in
the circles in which he moved as will
his charming wife. The many friends
of both wish them al1 ha PP'n«ss am
* ucceaB in their new
Music Devotees From Afar.
From a distance away, even unra
Pocatello, will the silver call of music
penetrate and bring to Boise those de
rotees of grand opera who were "first
nighters" in years agone ln some me
tr opolls of the east or abroad where
S°od music was the rule and not thd
exception,
Pond A' Ray Club. j
The Pond a' Rey club gave Its flnaJ
dance for the season at the K. of P.l
hall Wednesday evening. It was a de-l
lightful party well attended and most!
enjoyable. The best of music was dis -I
coursed by Tompkins' orchestra.
Pretty St. Patrick's Party.
The home of Mrs. M. F. Price in thf
Cruzen addition was the scene of £
pretty party on th« afternoon of S*
Patrick's day, the event being in hotWi
of the fourteenth birthday
daughter. Miss Helen Feich. The affair,
which was arranged and planned by
of her
Mrs. Price was a complete surprise to
Miss Kelch, who had been sent on a
visit and returning home found the
house tastefully decorated in green ant
some 14 of her school friends present!
The affair was a
most happy one,
games were played during the after
noon and later the guests were enteil
tained by motion pictures, there heirflj
a machine in the house. Delicious rél
freshments were served, which were id
keeping with the occasion and the das.
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