Edited by Mrs. J. G. Green.
RAND OPERA night was. «•<
course, the crowning event in
Boise's social history; and that
the city was true to its tradi
tion as the fashion center of
the state (however it may have ap
peared from the stage), was obvious
enough to local theater-goers. As to
the attendance, never before were there
so many people who would have been
glad to have found standing room, even
in the lobby. Looking over the great
audience facing the stage with its
beautiful Japanese setting, sensing the
rapture of Puccini's glorious music and
given a view of lovely women in pretty
gowns, the scene was bright enough to
have graced a larger city. Some de
lightful affairs were given by a uum
ber of hostesses during the week, the
Misses Shoup being much entertained,
and many guests were welcomed at tlie
week end for the evening of opera.
Delightful Bridge Tea.
Mrs. S. H. Hays was one of the
hostesses of the week, giving a
lightful bridge tea on Wednesday for
the Misses Shoup, with a group of their
former Boise friends as the other
guests. The table was pretty with
mahogany colored tulips. Miss Mar
garet Shoup and Mrs. Stoutemeyer
Merry Birthday Party.
The little six-year-old son
and Mrs. Van II. Peterson celebrated
his sixth birthday Friday week, March
24, with a party at which a do en or so
of his small friends we e present,
children played games, blew soap bub
bles and had a delicious luncheon in
which the birthday cake, with its six
Pink candles, figured. The children sat
around one long able decorated in pink
and blue. Easier favors of balloons and
fancy caps were given t > each child
and a merry afternoon closed with
many good wishes for the little host.
The Boise Music Festival.
The successful bringing: to Boise of a
musical, organization of such distin
guished note as the Boston Grand
Opera company was due first to the
clever management of the president of
the Boise Choral society, Mr. Lewis
Ensign, seconded in the most able
manner by the members of the Idaho
Grand Opera committee, formed direct
ly after Mr. Ensign had taken the ini
tial step in the way of securing the
company. The personnel of the* com
mittee follows: Lewis W. Ensign,
chairman; W. E. Graham, advertising;
W. F. Bee, publicity; R. W. Childs,
secretary. Under* the auspices of this
committee the "Boise Music Festival"
was given; and while this feast of mu
sic, of dancing and of scenic splendor
was enjoyed for one evening only, that
evening included so much of delight to
eye and ear and emotion; it was so
full of interest and beauty and the
marvel of being, as to yield a treasure
house of joy from which we may draw
inspiration for many days to come.
Dinner Party for Visitors.
Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Johnson were
host and hostess at a pleasant dinner
party of 12 in honor of Mrs. Eoff's
house guests, the Misses Shoup. A
basket of daffodils and pink snap
dragons were pretty as a centerpiece.
The Tuesday Musical gave one of
the most enjoyable programs of the
season, entirely devoted to Schumann.
After a short sketch of Schumann's
life, Mrs. Leslie Long opened the pro
gram with his "Romance, No. 2". Miss
Funston sang two of his songs ace
panied by Miss Smith of St. Margar
et's hall, "Die^ Lotosblume" and
*'Widnnimg." Miss Roup played "Träu
"Srauen Liebe und Leben," was sung
by Mrs. Brandt. Miss Judith Watts
played 10 of the 12 "Papillons."
the violin. The song cycle
Mrs. Harry Shell worth and Mrs. J.
T. Pence gave a delightful neighbor
hood Kensington on Wednesday af
ternoon. at the home of the former. Af
ter the hours devoted to fancy work
anti sewing, the guests enjoyed tea.
The table, with pink snap dragons as
a centerpiece was very pretty. Four
charming yong girls assisted the host
esses, the Misses Rett a Ballantyne.
Bessie Stewart, Florence McAvoy and
Edith Cahalan. Mrs. Chester Fisher
sang beautifully during the afternoon.
Forty guests were present.
President of Clubs
'1rs. S. S. Walsh
cent of the Second District Federation
of Women's club, is the guest of on : of
the local club women and remained ov
er the week end and attended the
Columbian club meeting which was
one of the best of the season.
of Wendell, preRi
Miss Xathrna Johnson
Miss Kathrina Johnson who will
graduate from Stanford university this
year is spending the spring vacation
at Pasadena. Cal., with Miss Catherine
Wright, her roommate. Miss Johnson
will be the guest of honor at several
EDITH A. LARSON
TE/1CHER Of ARTISTIC SIrtGIrtG
VOICE PLACING AND ADVANCED COACHING IN THE
INTERPRÉTATION OF SONGS.
FIFTH FLOOR, PINNEY THEATER BUILDING.
ahairs to be given by Stanford girls
who reside in Pasadena. Miss John
son will visit with friends at Long
Beach and enjoy the aversions which
make that portion of California attrac
tive. Among her California pleasures
was a motor trip to the university at
Berkeley where a number of the Stan
ford students attended one of the "for
mais" at one of the fraternity houses.
Young Student's Party.
Miss Judith Watts gave" her usual
monthly party for her pupils on Friday
in her new studio in the Odd Fellows'
building. The young people enjoyed a
merry evening and refreshments were
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Johnson's
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Johnson enter
mined at dinner Friday evening, a
party of out of town friends who are
here for the opera. The table was at
! traettvely arranged with pink snap
low green bowl and pink
Social Notes of Army People.
Among: the former army officers
stationed at Boise barracks who are
now in the field arc Colonel Walsh,
Captain Smalley. Major Smythe, Cap
tain Thomas and several others who
| we re favorites in Boise social circles.
Major Wynne and Mrs. Wynne for
merly of Boise barracks are now sta
tioned at Can Antonio, Tex. Misg Dor
othy Wynne, is a most attractive de
butante in army circles and the social
life of San Antonio.
Colonel Walsh, who with Mrs. Walsh,
is also remembered by many Idaho
friends, is in the field and his family
are at El Paso. Mrs. Walsh is a sister
of Mrs. Wynne.
At tile vesper service of the Y. W.
i'. A. at 4:30 o'clock today, the speaker '
j will be Mrs. C. Mann and her topic, I
"Influence of the Bible on American j
Poeis." High school students are es- |
Vocal music will be
furnished by Miss Marion Oeder of
Nampa. The hostess for the after
noon will be Miss Inez Clithero.
The dressmaking class will start
Monday evening at 7 o'clock and con
tinue to 9 "'Clock. Each one is asked
to bring a shirt waist pattern and ma
terial and a complete sewing outfit.
Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock Mrs.
Dockery will talk on "New Plans For
Y. W. C. A. Notes.
played the violin in Boise, while yet a
mere baby of possibly three or f(nlr . |
The Portland Oregonian has the fol- £
Boise's Child Violinist
To Appear Here.
Boise claims Victor Christensen.
Many hundreds will recall the tiny
Jtolclen haired little chap who first
lowing to say of him:
Victor Christensen, son of Mr. and
Mrs. M. Christensen, of this city, is
expected to arrive soon from New
York where he is coaching in violin
study with the eminent violin virtuoso
and instructor. Leopold Lichtenberg.
Mr. and Mrs. Christensen hear that
Victor will appear in a violin recital
during his Portland visit and appear
also In recitals at Boise, Seattle. Salt
Lake City and other places. Victor
Christensen appeared recently with
much success at a music recital by the
choir of St. Andrew's Memorial church,
Yonkers. N. Y., #here he played these
violin solos: "Fantasia Appassionatu"
(Viewtemps), "Minuett" (Handel
Krelsler) and "Andantino" (Martini
Kreisler). At the same church Victor
was violin soloist also at a pipe organ
recital by Robert E. Huntingdon Terry,
at which Victor played these solos to
organ accompaniment: "Concerto No.
2," allegro moderato (Spohr) and "Mel
odie No. 2" (Tschaikowsky).
Mrs. Kurtz Guest of
Mrs, Eoff has had as her guest, this
week Mrs. Kurtz, who came into Boise
for two days to visit with the Misses
Shoup, returning to Nampa Friday.
For the Misses Shoup.
Dr. and Mrs. Tukey entertained for
the Misses Shoup Saturday evening: at
dinner. Spring flowers decorated the
Mr. and Mr*. Cunningham'®
Mr. and Mrs. Cunningham entertain
ed at a dinner party Tuesday evening,
complimenting the Misses Shoup. Pink
almond blossoms were prettx
Twelve covers were placed.
Mr*. Raymond Moore'«
Mrs. Raymond Moore entertained at
a Prettily arranged luncheon Friday
in compliment to the Misses Shoup, a
group of about a dozen former friends
of the guests of honor having been in
vited. Pink and white tulips decorated
Mias Mann, Gusst of
Miss Mary Virginia Mann who has
closed her studio (the Little Shop) for
the summer, was the guest of Mrs. J. L.
Niday until after the opera. Miss Mann
will go home for the summer and re
open her studio as "The Christmas
Shop", early in the autumn.
Former Boise Girl to Wed.
Miss Elma L. Rinard, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. A. h. Rinard, formerly of
Boise, but now of Clarkston, Wash.,
will be married at 3 o'clock this after
noon at the home of her parents to
Leslie R. Kuehl. Miss Rinard was for
several years a member of the choir
of the First Methodist church of this
city and her hosts of friends here wish
her a very happy married life.
The Audobon Society will have a
' hike" Sunday, leaving the island near
the Boise Butcher Co. slaughter house
at 2 p m. The second "hike" will be
Monday morning, leaving Passmore's
Grocery, corner State and Resseguie
streets, at 5:16 a. m.
Pythian Sitters Meet.
Ninety Pythian Sisters and their
friends met on Thursday at the lodge
rooms on Idaho street and a most en
joyable afternoon was spent playing
progressive "500." Mrs. George How
ard winning the prize, a basket. Those
who did not play Cards brought their
needlework and while their fingers
flew, their minds were occupied with
a guessing game, Mrs. Chas. Roberts
winning and was awarded a basket.
After which all present were seated to
a most tempting repast, prepared by
the hostesses for the afterneon who
were Mesdames Ella Smith, Levi
Smith, H. L. Straight, G. F. Redman
and most ably assisted by Mrs. George
Schweitzer. It being the birthday of
Mrs. Frank, in honor of the generous
assistance she has always given the
lodge, having occupied the manager's
chair for over ten years, she was pre
sented with a large birthday cake, gay
with decorations and candles, by Mrs.
Ella Smith, in appreciation thereof.
Mrs. Frank thanked the sisters in a
veil chosen words, after which
Mrs. Sharpe also spoke, it being her
birthday as well. Mrs. Frank then cut
the cake, every one present receiving
A miscellaneous shower was given
for Miss Isabel Thompson Friday week
at the home of Mrs. Roy W. Thompson.
The afternoon was spent hemming
dish towels for the bride to be. A
guessing contest "A Floral Love Tale"
was much enjoyed, the prize, a pretty
Japanese plate, was carried off by Mrs.
*" en ' whic 4 h ? he £ e * e "'? d w to the
honor guest, after which the bride was
£ lven a dainty baf * et and _ t ? ld to bunt
for numerous packages hidden about
the house. Some very beautiful and
useful articles were found. A color
scheme of pink and white was carried
out in the refreshments. Pink, and
white tulips with pink shaded candles
were the decorations.
A, very pretty home wedding took
place Thursday evening at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thompson, when
their daughter, Isabel became the bride
of Mr. Carl B. Ross.
The impressive ring service was sol*,
emnlzed by Rev. J. H. Ross, in the
presence of near relatives and a few
intimate girl friends.
The bridal pair took their place un
der a canopy of smllax and pink car
nations to the strains of the wedding
march played by Miss Nevah Cole,
after which Mr. Roy Thompson beauti
fully sang "God Make Thee Mine."
The bride was gowned in a blue
Bengallne suit and carried a shower
bouquet, which was caught by Miss
Jessie Jensen. A four course muffet
luncheon was served from a beautifully
appointed table which carried out the
pink and white color scheme. In the
cutting of the bride's cake the ring
fell to Miss Elsa Thompson, sister of
Mr. and Mrs. Carl B. Ross are at
home to their friends at 221 State
Entertained at Dinner.
Miss Mildred French entertained at
dinner at the Delta-Zeta House at the
Kansas State Agricultural college,
March 23. Mr. and Mrs W. A. Hopper
were the guests of honor. Mrs. Hopper
was Ethel Van Hook of Boise. Among
the guests were a number of former
Boise people, Including Mr. Wesbrook.
Miss Carley and Mr. and Mrs. Robert
la»liew, of Boise High school '08. A de
old times and listening to music.
Miss Sonna to Have Popular Guests.
The Misses Shoup will be the guests
of Miss Sonna for a week commenc
•ening was spent talking over
Pretty Family Dinner.
Mrs. Ella Reed
cousins, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Dubois of
Condesport, Penn., at a family dinner
Thursday evening at her home In the
Herrington apartments. The table was
pretty with a brass vase of pink car
nations and rnnilax. The guests of
honor left Friday for a tour of the
Piano Pupils Entertained.
Miss Marie Cain entertained her
piano pupils and their parents at the
(Columbian club hall Friday evening.
An impromptu musical was given the
first hour of the evening,
bers played by the children were not
IConUnued on Fags Seven.)
T hat s what we want to talk to y ou about now, for it's time. Spring is one-third over the
fence and if you h aven't_ bought youf S pring Suit, Coat, Dress or Hats you're not keeping
up, and besides you are not following out the dress-up spirit that is so universally adver
tised all over the Union. Why don't you join the ranks and go clothes hunting right away?
This store is overflowing with good things for the grown-up s to young miss, the child
and baby. We welcome you to an ins pection any time and dajL Genial clerks will gladly
wait upon you. Come soon while the stocks are at their best at Anderson's.
Splendid Waists For Dress-Up
Smart Hat Styles
in the Dress-Up
Mafse Silk Waists In crepe de chine
and Georgette crepe made with
frills, plaited and plain; others
plaited in front and combinations of
maise, yellow with white. A whole
window full at $5.76, $6.75 and $8.50.
A line" of crepe de chine, Georgette
crepe, pongee and pussy willow
crepe de chines, made semi-tailored
In stripes, navy, white and flesh.
Georgette crepes trimmed in frill
with box plaited front; pongee with
navy, green and red stripe; pussy
willows in navy, white anti flesh;
made tailored, low and high necks
and long sleeves; good values—
$5.00 and $5.75.
New lingerie Waists In voiles,
trimmed in lace and embroidered
organdies; others are all over em
broidered voiles and have inserts of
heavy lace: low necks and long sleeves; values $1.50 and $3.75.
New line of Middies in all white, white with colored embroidered
scallops and butterfly; others with colored flannel and pique collars
—smocks and with striped trimming;
Copen; these have long and short sleeves; values 98o, $1.50, $1.75, $1.93
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Just this week received a new shipment of
Model Hats from Fisk and Moorhead
Jardine Co. These hats embody the la
test style notes in materials, trimmings
and color. Red is rated as being very
popular in the style metropolis, and many
of these new creations are shown in red.
Prices $5 up
Other smart styles at $3.75, $5.00, $7.50
and $10.00. Wonderful assortments for
others in all navy, tan and
Gloves for Dress-up
Ribbons for Dress-up
1000 pairs of the well known Bacmo Lamb Skin Gloves
went on sale Saturday on the circle. They are a fairly good
weight, one-clasp; are either for dress-up or street wear.
• There are five colors in the lot—tan, navy, grey, white and
black. The sizes 6 to 8, self and contrasting stitching. Let
give you a tip—lay in a supply now for the price will be
more next fall. While they last the price will be $1.25.
The. past two weeks our ribbon department girls have been
busy,making up large ribbon bows for hats. Just think,
you can buy a hat shape and trim it yourself by just apply
ing one of these ready made ribbon bows and perhaps a
flower for a contrast. These bows can be had for the price
of the ribbon alone. Our department is amply stocked
with all the new ribbons. All you have to do is to ask the
girls in the department.
Neckwear for Dress-up
Headgear for Motoring
The Neckwear Counter is flowing over with New Novelties
We have the new Neckwear, high and low shapes, made
dainty organdies and swiss. Some lace trimmed, others
embroidered. Popular prices. 25c to $1.50.
New Cape Collars ,in voile, linens and organdie, suitable
for suits and dresses, at 50c, $1.00 and $1.50.
New Vestees in organdie, net and crepe de chine, in high
and low effects, trimmed with the new wash buttons, 50c
Collar and Cuff Sets of organdie and net.
med with dainty val lace, others embroidered, at 50c and up
Duplex Auto Caps with veils in contrasting colors, in silk,
messaline, poplin, pongee and cravancttc, in light and dark
colors, 75c and up.
Messajjne Auto Caps, trimmed witTi leather in green, blue,
brown and purple at $1.50.
Very soft, pliable leather Auto Caps in colors of brown and
purple at $1.75.
Some are trim
Dress-up in our New Spring Suits & Dressses
Suits that are distinctive and
individual—no two alike. Wool
velour in blue and black, and
green and black checks, tan gab
ardine effectively trimmed with
buttons or contrasting braid.
Stunning combination Suits of
fancy plaids and checks with
plaid, navy and black serge or
A distinctly new note this sea
son are the pearl grey taffeta
and crepe de chine dresses; a
bit of rose or copen blue is the
only color contrast. All sizes,
16 to 42.
Soft tones of silk, such as pearl
grey are talked of very exten
sively for this season. We have
stocked them liberally. If you
will gaze at out show windows
you will get an idea of the
styles. We have many others
we'd like for you to see. Won't
you let us show them to you.
The prices won't frighten you
away. They vary from $14.75
up to $39.50.
Net and Lace Dresses that her
ald the coming of summer are
altogether lovely. Nothing
could be more practical for
semi-dress occasions. White
and Arabian, trimmed with
rose, blue and nile taffeta.
Priced unusually low, $24.75 to
Dress-up in Our House Dresses and Aprons
Baby and Children s Wear in the Dress-up
It' you want to seethe darlingest baby things, have a look
at our baby window. We have everything for the little
tots. The daintiest white dresses of organdie, lawn and
voile trimmed with lace, embroidery and tucks.
65c to $4.50. 6 months to 6 years.
Coverall Aprons for big folks. Outside bungalow aprons
pink and blue amoskeag ginghams, checks and plain;
sleeves, neck and-belt are trimmed in ric rac braid and are
fastened with lacing. Will fit 42 to 50. Price 98c.
New House Dresses in ginghams, percales and crepes,
trimmed in black and white stripe pipings, white pique
collars and cuffs and vests of white crepes, ginghams in
plain, pink, lavender and blue stripes and checks, and
crepes in light checks and stripes. Special, 98c and $1.25.
Breakfast Suits in ginghams, made kimona sleeve, trimmed
in white braid, fastened in front with buttons. These come
in stripe and check ginghams. Good values for $1.25.
Baby Lawn Bonnets, hand embroidered, also tucked lawn, trimmed with,
lace and embroidery, also white pique hats for the little tots, 50c to $2.
Children's White Dresses, Just the thing for Easter.
Made of very sheer
material with pleated and plain skirts and ruffles, edged with lace;
6 to 14 years; $1,49 to $7.50.
Bee our Children's New Straw Hats tn cream, old rose and navy,
trimmed with bsnds of velvet and rosebuds, Milan and fancy straws.
Prices 59c to $5.75.
We also have the Middy Tams and Sport Hats for larger girls In stripes
and plain colors, $1.50 and $1.75.
Beautiful new line of
Papetries just in from
Eaton, Crane & Pike.
Our enlarged Art Dept,
invites your attention.
Free lessons by Miss
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