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Spokane Day Feature
of Fortnightly Club
Deviating from the usual form of
study program the Fortnightly Study
Club has introduced a program which
will be known as “Spokane Day” for
December 27. Mrs. Henry Rising will
have a paper on “How Can Spokane
Best Become a Manufacturing Cen
ter.” Mrs. E. H. Braden will discuss
the “Resources of Spokane” and Mrs.
W. J. Ortel will have a paper on “Men
and Women Who Have Made Spokane
Famous.” The programs of the year
will include grand opera, modern
plays, book reviews and current
events. The club met Monday at the
home of Mrs. C. J. Winter, 423 Fif
teenth avenue. Mrs. W. H. Ransome
was leader and made the president’s
address.
Mrs. D, B. Heil gave an outline of
opera study, Mrs. H. G. Lanahan a
plan of Current Events study and Mrs.
R. B. Brown outlined the Book Re
view program. Programs for the year
are as follows:
October 4—Hostess, Mrs. Barnes;
“Comparative Study of Three Great
Schools of Opera,” Mrs. Hoag; “Rich
ard Wagner—His Life and Work,”
Mrs. Winter; “Musical Analysis of
Lohengrin,” Mrs. Clausin; leader,
Mrs. Hoag.
October 18-—-Hostess, Mrs. Vogel;
Lohengrin—Richard Wagner; reading
of music drama; part 1, “The Mystic
Champion, Mrs. Lanahan; part 2, “The
Wedding Day,” Mrs. Winter; part 3,
“The Fatal Question,” Mrs. Ude; rec
ords, Mrs. Easton; leader, Mrs. Win
ter.
November I—Hostess, Mrs. Hoag;
“Saint Saens"-—a sketch, Mrs. Vogel;
“Story of Samson and Dalila,” Mrs.
Brown; “My Heart at Thy Sweet
Voice,” Mrs. Anderson; leader, Mrs.
Vogel.
November 15—Hostess, Mrs. R. E.
Ahlquist; “Giacomo Puccini,” Mrs.
Gorgas; “Story of Madam Butterfly,”
Mrs. Heil; “One Fine Day,” Mrs. Clau
sin; “Flower Song,” Mrs. Clausin;
leader, Mrs. Anderson.
November 29—Hostess, Mrs. Man
ley; book review, “The Peasants,”
Mrs. Winter; “Sketch of Reymont,”
Mrs. Rising; “Prohibition—Success or
Failure,” Mrs. T. M. Ahlquist; “Polish
Music,” Friends; leader, Mrs. Rising.
December 13 Hostesses, Mrs.
Brown and Mrs. Anderson; reading,
Mrs. Russell; “The First Christmas
Day,” Mrs. Vogel. “At Christmas
play and make good cheer, for Christ
mas comes but once a year.”
December 27-—Hostess, Mrs. Gor
gas; Spokane Day; “How Can Spo
kane Best Become a Manufacturing
Center,” Mrs. Rising; “Resources of
Spokane,” Mrs. Braden; “Men and
Women Who Have Made Spokane Fa
mous,” Mrs. Ortel; leader, Mrs. Ris
ing.
January 10-—Hostess, Mrs. Aston;
“Are We Adhering to Representative
Form of Government?”;l. “Direct Ac
tion by the People (Initiative, Refer
endum and Recall),” Mrs. Ude; 2.
“Organized Influence on Congress,”
Mrs. Braden; 3. “Regulation of Busi
ness by Bureaus,” Mrs. R. E. Ahlquist;
leader, Mrs. Braden.
January 24-—Hostess, Mrs. Ortel;
“Community Chest Problems"”; “Ne
cessity of Character Building Institu
tions,” Mrs. Lanahan; “Community
Welfare Federation—lts Object,” Mrs.
Barnes; “Is Community Chest Wisest
Method for Our City,” Mrs. Sommer;
leader, Mrs, Lanahan.
February 7-—Hostess, Mrs. Heil;
Valentine party; book review, “The
Perennial Bachelor,” Mrs. Davis;
“Famous Wooing Scenes,” Fortnightly
Players.
February 21-—Hostess, Mrs. Ude;
Columbia Basin discussion: “Scope and
Advantages of Location,” Mrs. Hoag;
“Advisability of Development,” Mrs.
Gorgas; “Progress for Development,”
Mrs. Ortel.
March 7—Hostess, Mrs. Clausin;
THE SPOKANE WOMAN
“Paul Green—His Contribution to Lit
erature,” Mrs. Sommer; “The Negro
and the American Stage,” Mrs. Aston;
reading, “Fixin's,” Mrs. Paul Green;
“Negro Spirituals,” Mrs, Clausin and
Mrs. Anderson; leader, Mrs, Sommer.
March 21—Hostesses, Mrs. Rising
and Mrs. Russell; reading of “Craig's
Wife,” Fortnightly Players; leader,
Mrs, Ude.
April 4—Hostess, Mrs. Lanahan;
bungalow breakfast, 12 o’clock; Home
Craft Day; “Balanced Rations,” Mrs.
Russell; “The House Beautiful,” Miss
Mann; “Arts and Crafts,” Mrs. Man
ley; wear your porch dresses; leader,
Mrs. Manley.
April 18—Hostess, Mrs. Sommer;
“Eugene O'Neill, Forembst American
Dramatist,” Mrs. Barns; reading of
“Ile” (O'Neill), Fortnightly Readers.
May 9-—Guest Day. s g
May 16—Hostess, Mrs. T. M. Ahl
quist; book review, Mrs, T. M. Ahl
quist; sketch of author, Mrs. Manley;
members' dress to represent titles of
books; leader, Mrs. Ahlquist.
June 6—President’'s Day; hostess,
Mrs. Ransom.
June 13—Picnic Day. e
Officers are: President, Mrs. W. H.
Ransom; vice president, Mrs. E. H.
Braden; secretary, Mrs. T. A. Russell;
treasurer, Mrs. W. J. Ortel; reporter,
Mrs, C. 8. Barns.
The committees are: Program, Mrs.
R. B. Brown, Mrs. D. B. Heil, Mrs.
H. G. Lanahan; program, Mrs. . S.
Barns, Mrs. C. A. Gorgas, Mrs. T. G.
Aston; membership, Mrs. T. M. Ahl
quist, Mrs. C. B. Clausin, Mrs. Homer
Anderson; courtesy, Mrs. W. E. Man
ley Mrs. P. D. Hoag, Mrs. Louis Vogel;
social, Mrs. H. Rising, Mrs. W. H.
Ude, Mrs, G. H. Sommer; historian,
Mrs. W. H. Ude.
Following out the study of the Unit
ed States government adopted as
study theme for the year, Mrs. W. W.
Stillman will talk on the Department
of State at the Sorosis club meeting
Monday. The meeting will convene
at 2 o'clock, at Culbertson’s, with Mrs.
F. A. McMasters presiding. Mrs. A. M.
Campbell and Mrs. W, W, Cooper are
hostesses for the day. Mrs, Nathan
Anderson will have the paper on
“Women of the Political World.”
“The situation in Spokane, with 30
active P.-T. A. groups already federat
ed in the Council, and interested in
parental training, is conducive to
study. The thing to do now is to bring
the “gospel of the P.-T. A. into neigh
borhood study groups, to extend the
parent training courses now begun."—
Dr. F. F. Nalder. -
“Maternal instinct and maternal
love, plus family traditions, are not
enough for rearing a healthy family.
They must be guided by an enlight
ened health policy.”
The first and principal requirements
of you as parent in teaching your chil
dren the facts of sex is that you be
truthful. Answer questions truthfully
as early as questions begin.
In the second place, it is necessary
that you have the right attitude your
self on the subject of the relation of
the sexes. Do not pass on to your
daughter the prudery and repressed
feelings which will result in needless
worry and misunderstanding for her
years later.
The amount of health in a city de
pends entirely upon what a city is
willing to pay for it.
Spokane had one of the first hygi
ene societies in the United States,
The chart of the venereal disease
rate among men drafted into the army
during the war showed a much small
er percentage of disease coming from
states where there had been public in
struction in social hygiene. Oregon,
where the bhest work along this line
has been done, showed the lowest rate.
For the healthy child you must put
in food, play, sleep, sunshine and hap
piness if you expect to take out
growth, activity and education.—From
lectures on “Social Hygiene,” Dr.
Frances E. Rose,
The year book of the City Federa
tion of Women's Organizations is on
the press this week, and will be ready
for distribution at the opening lunch
eon of the season, which will be held
in the Crescent auditorium on Oc
tober 7.
Mrs. A. V. Overman and Mrs. R, H.
Hoskins, vice presidents of the federa
tion, have had charge of the prepara
tion of the new publication. A board
meeting was held on September 15
at the Davenport, with Mrs. Joseph
SOC]IE]I fi f’i{;fiéz)};ET PAINE
Society is very much interested in
the group of young girls who have
completed their courses in various
schools and are now taking their
places in the activities of the city.
Some of them, after a summer of play,
are turning their knowledge into seri
ous work in their special fields and
others are engaged in the very valu
able pursuit of renewing and extend
ing their acquaintances and of taking
a little rest from study until they be
come accustomed to the world out
side of school.
One of the most important social
events of the summer was the de
lightful musicale and reception given
at the Spokane Country Club early
in July by Mr. and Mrs. W. 8. Gilbert
to present their charming eldest
daughter, Miss Adelaide. Miss Gil
bert, who is a talented musician,
pleased the many guests by her able
and finished interpretation of three
groups of piano selections. Miss Gil
bert had just completed a three-year
course in piano, musical theory, and
practical teaching of music at the New
England Conservatory of Music at
Boston. She is now starting classes
in theory, piano and harmony for chil
dren.
Another musically inclined member
of the younger set is Miss Ruth Trip
lett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. T.
Triplett, who has recently attended
the Eastman School of Music in Roch
ester, New York, where she studied
organ very intensively. Miss Triplett
is not allowing her skill to abate for
the lack of an accessible organ, but
has accepted an engagement as first
organist at the Casino theater.
Miss Janie Hawes, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur L. Hawes, has re
turned to be at home in Spokane aft
er one year at Pine Manor in Welles
ley, Massachusetts, and a two years’
study in New York City. Miss Hawes,
who i{s a talented dancer and one of
the most active of the younger girls,
was assisting Miss Margaret R. Avery
in work in interior decoration until
quite recently,
From Miss Spence’s school in New
York City, Miss Gertrude Finucane
has returned to enliven the social life.
Miss Finucane, however, plans to do
some serious study in the lines of lit
erature and dancing.
Miss Amelia Rigg, daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. Charles F. Rigg, is another
one of the group of girls to make her
entrance into society this year. Miss
Rigg was graduated in June from the
Bennett School, near New York City,
where she was very active in dramat
ics and literary work.
Mrs. John W. Stewart of Vancon
ver is spending a fortnight in the city
as the guest of her sster, Mrs. Pat
rick Welch. :
Mrs, Stewart will be the honor guest
at a dinner to be given Thursday eve
ning by Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Finucane
at their home on Eighth avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hemenway
Jones complimented Mrs. Stewart at
dinner Wednesday evening at their
home on Sumner. Intimate friends
Thursday, September 23, 1926
Haupt presiding, and the final list of
chairmen of departments accepted.
The list is as follows: Publicity, Mrs.
8. H. Cover; legislative, Mrs. Mar
garet Bergund; program, Mrs. I. M.
Radabaugh; educational, Mrs, James
H. Robinson; civics, Mrs. Charles
Campbell; membership, Mrs. W. ¢
Campbell; ways and means, Mrs. A.
G. Hall; child welfare, Mrs. J. M.
Simpson; social, Mrs. B. 8. Reedy;
philanthropic, Mrs, C. W. Hill; Ameri
can home, Mrs. Alice French; theater,
Mrs. A. P. Fassett; courtesy, Mrs. M.
A. Klinesmith; telephone, Mrs. Earl
Ramharter; resolutions, Mrs. W. W.
Stillman. Two new committees are
being added his year, American Citi
zenship under Mrs. A. P, Murray, and
City Beautiful, with Mrs. Harry Rosen
haupt as chairman.
of the Vancouver visitor were includ
ed as guests.
In honor of Mr, and Mrs. George H.
Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. Franc's E. Pope
entertained informally Wednesday
evening at a buffet supper and bridge
at their home on Syringa Road. Mr.
and Mrs. Ellis, who have recently re
turned from a summer abroad. have
been the incentive for a number of
delightful affairs.
The most notable event of the week
is the luncheon which Mrs. F. R. Cul
bertson will give Saturday afternoon
in the tea room of Culbertson’s store.
More than two score have been bidden
and the guests will be entertained at
bridge during the afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Culbertson are plan
ning a dinner party to be given some
time during the next two weeks,
Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Hughes,
51209 Grove, returned Monday after
spending a week-end in Seattle.
The business meeting of the Fri
day Musical Club will be held this
Friday at the home of Mrs. 8. E.
Lambert, 726 Sumner.
Many guests from Spokane and the
Coast cities were attracted to Wallace,
Idaho, for the marriage of Miss Sally
Giyde, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James
E. Gyde of that city, and Thomas E.
Moffitt of Seattle, son of the late Mr.
and Mrs. Edward H, Moffitt, which
was solemnized last Wednesday eve
ning in the First Congregational
church,
Mrs. Charles H. Owens of Holly
wood, California, sister of the bride,
was matron of honor. The brides
maids were Miss Harriet Feather
stone, Miss Gladys McKay, Miss Sally
Byrd Stone, and Mrs. Leo Hoban, all
of Wallace.
Mr. Moffitt was attended by his
brother, Robert C. Moffitt, as best
man. Those serving as ushers were
George O'Shea of Spokane, Barney
Fotheringham of Seattle, Joe C. Mec-
Kissick of Portland, and three Wallace
men, John Featherstone, John C.
White and James Gyde.
Following the ceremony a reception
was held at the Gyde residence.
Mrs. Moffitt, a member of Gamma
Phi Beta sorority, was graduated from
the University of Washington and last
spring received her master's degree
from that institution.
Mr. Moffitt was graduated from Cor
nell University, Ithica, New York, in
1922, and is now associated with the
Guy C. Howard Company, chemical en
gineers of Seattle,
After 7t-h;l—r——;;a.ddlng trip, Mr. and
Mrs. Moffitt will reside in Seattle.
Mr. and Mrs. 8. 8. McClintock and
Mr. and Mrs. Ned Morrison of Fair
field, Washington, are planning to mo
tor across the continent. Friends will
be visited en route and stops made
in the principal cities. Mr. and Mrs.
McClintock will return from New York
City by train and Mr. and Mrs. Morri
son may drive south.
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