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■in Invitation to a Barge Party the
Chief Ambition of St. Paul
Ice Cream and Strawberry Orgies in
the Churches of the Hour
City. "
What Shocked the Lady Rambler,
and Some Good Advice She
High School Graduations the Chief
Events in Stillwater and
, lied Wing.
She Tells How She Was Shocked
and Gives Good Advice.
A small maiden, with the housewifely in
stinct early developed, was so overcome by
the untidy condition of Rice park that she
attacked the gravel walks with a miniature
broom. It is a pity that like enthusiasm
cannot be aroused in other quarters, for the
entire park looks as if it had been visited
by a heavy shower of paper, and bits ot
soiled paper don't exactly harmonize with
green grass.
White parasols are perfectly lovely in
themselves and for certain occasions, but it
Is a question if they are fitting adjuncts to
suits of dark wool.
"All over" embroidery makes dainty
yokes and sleeves for white dresses, but we
are told it is bad taste to use it for colored
It is really quite surprising the number of
young men who take the girls to eat ice
cream, but who "really, thank you, don't
care for it myself."
But speaking of ice cream reminds me of
that young man who came into the cafe the
other evening so irreproachably gotten up
that an appointment was instantly sus
pected. No fair damsel appeared, however,
and the youth with a languid twirl of his
mustache and a languishing glance for the
maid, ordered refreshments for one; and
then he sat down and went through relays
of cake, ice cream and strawberries with
out removing the newest and tightest brown
mousquetaires into which his hands and
lists could possibly be squeezed. How
did he manage to do it ? and is it the latest
in table etiquette?
Bands of marabout in color closely resem
bling silver-gray fox are seen on suits of
cream-colored cloth, but look rather warm
for the time of the year.
For light summer reading, when the very
thought of anything instructive or improv
ing puts one in a perspiration, translations
from the French of Emile Gaboriau will be
found amusing and entertaining, and in
pleasing contrast to those polished essays
and elaborate analyses of character which
our modern American authors are so fond
i>f perpetrating. To be sure M. Gaboriau's
books closely resemble each other, inas
much as they all open with a deep and dark
mystery, the uuraveling of which by some
clever man making the story, and there is a
strange family likeness between his charac
ters; but so ingenious are the plots and so
bright and taking the style that your inter
est never flags till the last page records the
jniserable death oft the villain and the happy
Jnarriage of the injured hero to the beaute
ous heroine.
. I was awfully shocked when the young
man sitting behind me broke off
the string of commonplaces with which he
was entertaining the young woman beside
him between acts, to remark that he took a
young lady to the theater with him the pre
vious night, and that she wore a jersey,
and he didn't think she "had on anything
else." I felt at the time that it was really
somebody's duty to deliver a homily on
care In choosing topics for conversation in
public assemblages, but since then I have
come to J the conclusion that .perhaps the
time might bo better spent in advising the
girls to dress so that they may appear to
have on more than one garment. Women
burdened and weighed down with petti
coats? Nonsense! Why at present our ultra
fashionable ladies in their street suits re
semble nothing as much as trussed fowls;
and, far from being clothed in voluminous
petticoats, the underclothing is as nearly
skin-tight as can possibly be obtained.
One is constantly observing that the
cheapest cottons rival the most expensive
fabrics both in beauty of color and delicacy
of design. A bundle of samples of five cent
lawns show white and tinted grounds
strewn with sprays and clusters of the
quaintest old-fashioned flowers perfectly ex
quisite in their coloring, batchelor's buttons,
morning glories, ragged robins and tiny
moss-rosebuds being favorite designs.
If ever a look of heavenly peace and in
effable joy rests upon a human countenance,
it is found irradiating the features of a
burly policeman who has just kicked off
the sidewalk a very small and inoffensive
Tour silk gloves should this season be
either one of the shades of tan or black— tan
being the more fashionable— long
wrists neither buttoned nor laced but loosely
wrinkled. Mitts will be worn, but, unless
for young girls, should always be black.
Really it doesn't seem that the men have
any call to so loudly accuse the weaker sex
of so blindly following the fashions, for wo
men do usually have at least a vague idea
of what is individually becoming, while
men always seem engaged in a desperate
game of "follow your leader," and one of
them would as soon die as differ from his
neighbor in the shape of his necktie or the
cut of his coat. Why, sheep going through
a gap in a wall are calm, considerate and
reflecting as compared with these lords of
creation in their struggle after what they
regard as the correct thing in attire. Now,
just look at these gray felt hats. No au
thority, however great, could make them
popular with ladies, because a cold, bluish
gray is one of the most trying colors imag
inable; yet every other man you meet,
"Whether he be dark or fair, pale or sallow,
or rosy, handsome or ugly, wears one, and
as they are becoming to about one out of
500 quite a large percentage of gentlemen
are making guys of themselves. But they
are stylish, or think they are, and so are se
renely happy. • Lady Rambles.
St. Paul Society Devoting' Itself to
Outdoor Pleasure.
The past week socially has been unusu
ally quiet, although perhaps not more so
than is to be expected at this time of year.
Private festivities have almost come to a
standstill, and-people have substituted for
them a variety of outdoor amusements.
Prominent among these are the omnipres
ent lawn tennis, horseback riding and
kindred sports, and a new departure, or
rather a revival of an old form of recreation,
namely, evening barge parties on the river.
This device, for whiling away the hours of
a summer evening amidst the beauties of
riparian scenery, while the senses are lulled
by the feeling of rapid and rhythmic motion,
has taken a strong hold upon that portion
of St. Paul society of which the boat club
forms an important factor. A large party
is usually given by one or two members of
the club, who issue the invitations, provide
the refreshments, and make themselves
generally agreeable to their fair guests,
with whom they occupy the stern sheets of
the barge. The motive power is furnished
by bronzed and hardy oarsmen, who do the
manual labor act for glory, finding an ample
reward in an occasional careless glance
from bright eyes in the stern.
After perhaps an hour or more of this
sort of enjoyment the party returns to the
discussion of refreshments on the island,
the hosts and visitors in a state of delight
ful coolness and the oarsmen luxuriating in
a state of blisters and perspiration.
; But life is full of compensations, and it is
only a question of a short time until the
toiler of this evening is himself an. enter
tamer and dispenser of island hospitality,
and the gilded youth who reclines among
the cushions in the stern will be toiling at
the bended oar.
The club room of Unity church was the
scene of a very successful dramatic repre
sentation on Friday evening. The one-act
comedy, "A Pretty Piece of Business."
made up the first part of the program, while
the lively farce, ''Slasher and Crasher,"
closed the entertainment in a whirlwind of
merriment. This is the second presentation
of tfee latter piece within a few weeks, it
having been so successful upon a previous
occasion as to call forth a unanimous re
quest for a repetition.
The Ladies' Aid society of Christ church
held its annual sale at the guild room of the
church on Tuesday evening. There was a
line display of useful and fancy articles,
including many unique articles of paper,
lamp shades, pin cushions, etc. Straw
berries and ice cream were served during
the evening. There was a large attendance.
The sale was continued on Wednesday.
The ladies realized several hundred dollars
from the sale, which will be devoted chiefly
to the benefit of St. Luke's hospital.
The Old Settlers' association held its an
nual reunion and banquet on Monday. The
association is gradually thinning out as the
pioneers, whose first residence dates prev
ious to 1850, drop out of line. Good cheer
and good fellowship prevailed, however,
and the Merchants was the scene of as
merry a gathering as In former day. Col.
Allen and Dr. Day's joint discussion on
bugs excited great hilarity. The company
broke up at a late hour to meet next year
with probably diminished numbers.
Prof. Hermann Einil Zoch gave a grand
concert on Friday evening at the Park Con
gregational church, under the auspices of
the Park Church club. The program was
composed entirely of piano selections, but
such is the skill and variety of method of
this truly great artist that the large audience
sat entranced to the end. From a musical
standpoint the entertainment was one of
the most successful recently given in St.
The musical and literary entertainment
given at the rooms of the Gospel Temper
ance union, on Thursday evening, was a
pronounced success. Every number was
well given and heartily applauded. Mrs.
Brinkerhoff, Miss Larkin, Mr. Gould, Miss
Oakes, Miss Crawford, Miss Brush, Mr.
Baker, Miss Mabon, the Misses Hawkins,
Mr. Geddes and Messrs. Price, Horn and
Wright took part in the program.
A reception was held by the Y. M. C. A.
Monday evening at the formal opening of
the new parlors and gymnasium of the as
sociation, at the corner of Ninth and Waba
sha streets. A large company of ladies and
gentlemen were present and inspected the
building, which called forth many expres
sions of surprise and delight at the com
pleteness of its arrangements. Seibert's
band was in attendance and played through
out the evening.
Christ's church was the scene of the wed
ing of two of St. Paul's well-known young
society people on .Wednesday evening, on
which occasion Mr. Thomas H. McKone
and Miss Lizzie McLaughlin were united
in the bonds of matrimony. The congratu
lations of hosts of friends follow the young
couple in their new venture.
The marriage of Miss Martha A., daugh
ter of A. E. Johnson, to Mr. William Fish,
Jr., of Madison, Wis., took place on Mon
day afternoon at the residence of the bride's
parents, No. 306 South Exchange street.
After a brief trip East the newly-married
couple will make their home in Madison.
On Friday evening the lady managers of
the Home for the Friendless gave their an
nual strawberry festival at the Exposition
rink. A regular supper was served to those
desiring it, followed by a promenade con
cert. The entertainment resulted very suc
On Sunday afternoon a very successful
meeting was held in the rooms of the Gos
pel Temperance union. The singing was
conducted by Mr. Hillman. A short ad
dress on the acceptation of the gospel was
delivered by Ben Hogan, the converted
A grand concert and hop took place last
evening at the Chateaugay hotel, White
Bear. The music was furnished by the
Hessian band. The hop was the first of the
season and was a brilliant affair.
The Ladies' Aid society of Clinton Ave
nue church gave a sociable on Tuesday
evening at the residence of John Thayer,
Dakota avenue. A large company gath
ered and enjoyed themselves.
Enterprise lodge, I. O. of G. T., held an
open meeting at No. 350 East Seventh
street on Saturday evening. June 6. Rev.
Mr. Stafford of Grace M. E. church gave a
short address.
On Tuesday evening the ladies of Clinton
Avenue M, Ev. church gave a strawberry
festival in the church parlors.
On Friday evening the Young People's
society of Dayton Avenue Presbyterian
church gave a lawn festival.
A ladies' reception was given by Mrs. J.
A. Wheelock of Summit avenue on Thurs
day afternoon.
On Friday evening Mrs. Judge Gilfillan
of Exchange street entertained about forty
of her friends.
On Tuesday evening a large reception
was given by Mrs. D. C. Shepard of Day
ton avenue.
Two barge parties were given by mem
bers of the boat club during the week.
The senior class of the high school will
hold its class-day exercises ,in high school
hall on June 23. On the evening of June
24 the graduating exercises will take place
in the Grand opera house. The program is
as follows: Valedictory, W. Williams;
salutatory, Miss M. Sewell; essays, etc.,
MissE. McLaurine, R. Robbins, Miss K.
Banning, Miss F. Fairchild, J. D. Arm
strong, Miss B. Robbins and Albert Savage.
The Young People's society of the Jack
son street M. E. church have arranged for
an excursion to Lake Minnetonka for July
4. The president, Mrs. Emily Huntington
Miller, and the members to the number of
seventy-five, are arranging details, and no
doubt there will be a literary entertainment,
interspersed with a national day's sport, so
that hundreds of their friends will wish to
accompany them.
A meeting has been called for June 10 by
the students of Hamline university for the
purpose of organizing an alumni associa
tion. A banquet and election of officers
will be the principal features of the occa
sion and will be accompanied by a social
and literary entertainment.
The ladies of Park Congregational church,
corner of Holly avenue and Wacouta
street, will give a strawberry festival Fri
day evening, June 12, beginning at 6
On June 10 will occur the marriage of
Cyrus C. Lathrop of St. Paul and Miss
Ida F. Pulis of Troy, N. V., in the North
Second Street church of Troy.
The Crusaders' Total Abstinence society
will give a strawberry festival on June 16,
at the residence of the president, J. F. Mc-
Guire, on Franklin street.
The High School Alumni association will
give a banquet at high school hall on June
26, at which time an election of officers will
At the annual convocation of Minnesota
Royal Arch Chapter No. 1, held on Wed
nesday evening, the following officers were
elected and installed: William S. Combs,
H. P.; C. J. Kruger, X.; E. A. Hemenway,
S.; W. E. Burton, treasurer; John C.Terry,
secretary; F. A. Randels, C. H.; Syl Sulz
bach, P. S. ; I. R. Jenkins, R. A. C. ; John
T. Black, G. M. 3 V.; Henry Meekel, G.
M. IV.; J. C. Fischer, guard chaplain.
Mrs. D. Lothrop, Mrs. Charles Cornish,
Charles H. Sherman, Russell R. Door, U.
L. Lamprey, W. G. Gasper, George R.
Monfort, B. Warner and daughters, C. J.
Warner. Mrs. S. A. BeecUer and niece and
Cary T. Warren, all of St. Paul, were in
Chicago during the week.
Mrs. William A. Spencer and Mrs. Potts
left last Friday for Fort Benton, where
they will remain a month or more as guests
of Messrs. Charles Spencer and Ed Inger
soll, formerly of St. Paul.
Mrs. R. V. Pratt and daughters, Misses
Bessie and Ruth, who have been spending
the winter in Thomasville, Ga., for the
benefit of Miss Bessie's health, have re
turned home.
Miss Lou Barnes will leave next Wednes
day for a two weeks' absence, visiting
friends in Southern Minnesota. ■
Miss Myrtle Lo Blanc of Magnolia, Miss.,
is visiting : her aunt, Mrs. C apt. James B.
Qulnn, of 114 Summit avenue. . N
W. F. Newell, A. A. Crandall, G. L.
Butler and Mrs. J. Crippen and child were'
in Chicago during the week.
Mrs. Dr. S. A. Beecher and Miss Tessio
Mason left for Buffalo, their former home,
on Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Curtis of Morris
have been visiting in St. Paul during the
week. ' ..v
John Lind and wife of Tracy arrived in
St. Paul on Tuesday, to remain for a few
UT: B. Garland and wife of Eau Claire
passed a portion of the week in St. Paul.
Mrs. H. F. Lucas and Miss May Mott of
Faribaultwere in St. Paul on Thursday. ;>;
John D. Miller returned Friday from an
extended tour of the South and East.
S. G. Comstock and wife of Moorhead ar
rived in St. Paul on Wednesday. '
William Holmes and wife of Albert Lea
were in St. Paul last Thursday.
Mrs. C. F. Kindred and sister of Fargo
were in St. Paul on Tuesday.
E. W. Moore and wife of Springfield, 0.,
were in St. Paul on Sunday.
C. A. Curtis and wife of Faribault visited
St. Paul on Wednesday. ■';;•;;.
That Dance in the Gay Sunbeams
of Fashion and Society.
There was no single event last week that
was calculated to stand Minneapolis society
on its head with excitement. On the other
hand the past six days were rather, event
less and rolled away, for the most part,
marked only by the dull monotony of early
summer. The lake season . has scarcely
opened and furnishes, as yet, no distinctive
events, while in the city there: is no spirit
of eayety moving. There were not a few
weddings, but among them was no fashion
able event. The churches were relied upon
to keep up the social end ■ of existence,
which they did satisfactorily. Strawberries
were rampant and ice cream was king. ,
The annual reception of .the. alumni of
Beiinet seminary on Wednesday evening
was well attended and was productive of a
highly enjoyable evening. An address of
welcome was given by Miss Prior, a class
poem read by Miss Alice Welles and de
lightful music furnished by Mrs. Hush and
Miss Hatchek. Among those present were
Mrs. Maud M. Ethell, Mrs. Kittie Stevens,
class of '73; Mrs. Ella F. Morse, 76; Mrs.
Mary E. Newton, 77; Mrs. Lettie I. Pratt,
Mrs. Lillie B. Snyder, Mrs. Ella F. Martin,
'78; Mrs. Margie L. Smith, Misses Ella
Bradbury, Elsie A. Slocum,Annie B. Whit
more, '79; Mrs. Fannie E. Hush, Misses
Alma A. Castle, Hattie M. King, Flora B.
McCulloch, Franc H. Stevens, Alice M.
Wales, '80; Miss Hettie A. Smith, '81;
Misses Bertho Chambers, Mozartina
W. Hatscheck, Nellie I). Prior, Isabelle
Thompson, '82; Misses Anna R. An
kenv, Mac H. Anson, Minnie M. Brack
ett, Helen M. Crocker, Agnes O. McNair,
Mattie E. Miller, Gertrude R. Pettit, Etta
V. Townsend, Annie L. Wakefield, '83;
Misses Belle Carlisle, Alma Gillespie, Mary
Goodley, Rose Johnson, Alice Young, '81;
Emma Allen, Etta Beede, Minnie Manton,
MaeManton, Minnie Morse, Cora Smith,
Carrie Welles, '85. Among the gentlemen
present were Messrs. A. B. Hush, R. W.
Hatch, Frank Snyder, Edgar Beede, Will
iam Smith, Grover Williams, Burt Town
send, George Taylor, William Boardman,
A. J. Condit, Leonard Wales, Frank Tal
bot, M. C. Hamer, C. H. Wilson, A. T.
Stafford, W. S. Ankeny, Henry Whitmore,
Walter Holmes, also Messrs. Starr, Martin,
Carlisle, Slocum, Crocker and McNair.
The sixtieth birthday of Byron Towne,
the proprietor of the Clark house, was cele
brated Thursday evening in a very pleasant
way. Friends to the number of twenty-five
were present, and at 9 o'clock a bounteous
repast was partaken of. The tables were
beautifully decorated, a noticeable feature
being a magnificent cake which came with
' 'congratulations from friends at Evanston. "
The climax of the evening's enjoyment was
reached, however, when J. D. Cottrill, on
behalf of the donors, with a very felicitous
speech, presented to Mr. Towne an elegant
diamond pin. The presentation was a com
plete surprise, and was so cleverly managed
that the recipient was at a loss for words
with which to return the thanks that he so
evidently felt. Among those present upon
the happy occasion were Mr. and Mrs. H.
A. Towne, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Teel, Mr.
and Mrs. A. T. Morse, Mr. and R. S. Dowe,
Mr. and Mrs. William Eibel, Dr. and Mrs.
Barnes, J. D. Cottrill, Dr. Flannigan and
Dr. J. D. Wvatt.
The commencement exercises at Judson
Institute on Friday night brought out about
as many pretty girls as one often sees to
gether. There were roses and lilies in
maidenly lips and cheeks that outrivaled the
flowers of the same name, so profusely
disposed about. Those fair graduates
lacked nothing, either, of the grace that
tasteful dress bestows, as the following cos
tumes will show: Miss ' Andrews wore
wool crepe dv chein, trimmed with pearl
passmenterie and white lace. Her flow
ers were cape assembles. Miss Johnson
wore white mull, trimmed in deep em
broidery, and with roses as ornaments.
Miss Van Anda's • dress was white jersey
cloth, trimmed in lace, and. roses as orna
ments. Miss Holbrook had a costume of
French nainsook, "hand Dembroidered and
brightened with crimson roses. Miss Wil
son's dress was china silk and lace, with
One of the most brilliant social events of
the week, educational though it was, was
the commencement of Bennet college at
Westminster church, Friday evening. The
graduates consisted of Miss Minnie Manton,
Carrie E. Welles, M. Etta Beede, M. Cora
Smith, Emma S. Allen, Mac Manton and
Minnie L. Morse. The ushers were Horace
Gray, C. C. Tear, A. F. Eastman, J. W.
Jones, T. E. Ilardenburgh, • W. F. Stetson
andWaltei*R. Brown. By a vote of the
class the valedictory was awarded to Miss
Welles and the salutatory to Miss Minnie
The only progressive euchre party re
ported during the week was that of Monday
evening, when Mr. and Mrs. 11. B. Smith
entertained thirty of their friends at their
home on Laurel avenue. Mr. L. Fourney
and Mrs. H. Taylor won the head prize and
Mr. M. Satterly and Mrs. P. K. Roach the
foot prize.
An amusing comedy, "The Two Ruddi
foots," was given on Wednesday evening at
the residence of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Wil
cox, 1228 Fourth street southeast, for the
benefit of the First Unitarian church. The
entertainment was well attended and netted
a good sum for the purpose for which it was
given. :. : ,
The last meeting for the season', of the
Alden Chautauqua circle was held on Mon
day evening with Mrs. E. A. Russell of the
West hotel. The life and works of Adtlison
were intelligently and interestingly-' dis
The Highland Park Lawn Tennis club
will now be known as the Highland Park
Racqueters, it having been organized under
that name. , Mr. Frank Fitzpatrick is pres
ident, Miss Louise March vice • president,
and E. S. Gavlord secretary-treasurer. .
A party and excursion to Lake Minne
tonka about the middle of next week will
be given by the clerks of the various rail
road offices. J. F. Corde of the Omaha
offices is in charge of the arran gements.
The farewell banquet of the ' Society of
Physicians and Surgeons was held at May's
on Wednesday evening. The supper was
preceded by a technical paper by Dr. Hun
Miss Mamie Kirkham celebrated her
twelfth birthday on Tuesday evening by en
tertaining a party ;' of her , friends at her
home, 2535 Fourteenth avenue south. .
On Thursday evening , Byron Towne of
the Clark house celebrated his sixtieth birth-:
day anniversary, the event being the occa
sion for a delightful party.
, The employes of the factory department
of Dale, Barnes, ; Morse & Co.'s establish
ment were given a delightful picnic at Lake
Harriet on Thursday. „ .
The Lurline Boat club is ready for the
summer campaign at Lake . Calhoun, and
will meet next Thursday to perfect arrange
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Wingate entertained
a party of friends on Friday evening at thei
home at No. 1135 Eighth street north.
On Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. W. S.
Pardee entertained the Highland Park
Chautauqua circle.
Miss Lucy B. Jones of Jackson, 0., is
visiting her uncle, W. 11. Farney of South
Mrs. A. 11. Bicknell will entertain the
Woman's Exchange association at its next
Mrs. S. Van Cleve entertained a number
of her friends at a lawn fete on Wednesday
The Apollo club had a well-attended and
interesting meeting on Wednesday evening.
The Misses Blaisdell gave an old-fash
ioned quilting party on Monday evening.
A brilliant wedding occurred on Wednes
day afternoon, at 4 o'clock, at St. Paul's
church, George A. Ainsworth and Miss
Adelaide, daughter of Mr. J. S. Dearborn,
being the principals 1 . The ceremony was
perforated in the presence of a large num
ber of people. The bride and groom stood
under a iloral arch, over which hung a
marriage bell constructed of flowers. The
bride was attired in a light drab silk, with
Iloral ornaments. Mr. and Mrs. Ainsworth
take a short wedding trip. They will be at .
home after July 1 at 3001 Thirteenth ave
nue southwest, Lake Calhoun.
At 8 o'clock on Tuesday evening next
will occur the marriage of Miss Lammie M.
Singleton to Walter S. Braun, the chief
clerk in the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Paul freight office. Immediately after the
ceremony, which takes place at the Church
of Christ, the newly married pair will leave
for a month's trip through the East, afer
which they will be at home at No. 151
Tenth street north.
J. P. Bonnel of East Minneapolis, a prom
inent member of' the Andrew Presbyterian
church, and Miss Mattie Godfrey, a charm
ing lady who resides near Minne.haha Falls,
were married on Wednesday evening at the
bride's home, by the Rev. Mr. Grous, of
Gethsemane church. The young couple
will be at home this week at 620 Fourth
avenue southeast.
F. B. Dodge of this city and Miss Etta
E. Purinton of Freeport, 111., were married
on Wednesday evening at the bride's home,
in the latter city. Mr. Dodge is a promi
nent lawyer here, and Miss Purinton. daugh
ter of Judge Purinton of Freeport, will be
quite an acquisition to Minneapolis society.
Rev. Treadwell Walden of St. Paul
church, after marrying any number of
happy people himself, is now going to make
himself happy. On Thursday evening he
left for Roxbury, Mass., where he will be
married to Mis.s Grace Gordon. He will
bring his wife back at once.
On Thursday afternoon, at the home of
the bride's parents, Norman Furgeon and
Miss Louise Warner were united in mar
riage. The newly-made husband and wife
will reside at the comer of Third street
south and Seventh avenue.
A wedding took place on Wednesday
morning at the residence of N. R. Thomp
son, the principals being J. 11. Bowler of
Dcs Monies and Mrs. Helen J. Bein of
Cedar Rapids. Dr. Tuttle performed the
G. Sydney Houston of this city was mar
ried on Tuesday at Philadelphia to Miss
Nellie R. Stanton, a charming lady of that
city. The young couple were expected to
reach Minneapolis last night.
At 3 o'clock on Thursday afternoon
James 11. Ellis was united in marriage with
Miss Etta M. Curtis, at the church of St.
Anthony of Padua, on the East side.
William McMullen of Anthony Kelly &
Co.'s went to Winona on Monday and on
Tuesday was united in marriage to one of
the belles of that city.
W. F. Freese and Miss Bertha Reese were
married on Monday.
The Women's Foreign Missionary society
of the Thirteenth Avenue M. E. church
gave a free tea aud literary entertainment
on Wednesday evening at the church par
lors. Bishop and Mrs. Foss, Mrs. E. H.
Miller and Mrs. N. G. Nind were among
the speakers.
The ladies' society of the Church of the
Redeemer gave a strawberry and ice cream
sociable on Tuesday evening in the church
parlors. The delectable compound was
served by the ladies themselves, and the
gentleman purchasers "put up"handspmely.
An enjoyable evening was spent and a
good sum realized at a lawn fete given on
Thuisday evening at the residence of Mrs.
S. Van Cleve, 604 Fifth street southeast,
by the Young Ladies' Flower mission of the
Presbyterian church. •
The young ladies of CSimpson cha pe
gave a "pink tea" on Tuesday evening at 1
Chestnut hall. The singular name conveys
that the young waitresses are clad in pink
and not that the gentle stimulant they served
was pink.
A strawberry, ice cream and floral festi
val was the name given to a delightful
affair at the Immanuel Baptist church on
Tuesday evening, when flowers were added
to the berries and cream served by the fair
The young ladies of the Third Universal
ist church gave a pleasant social on Wed
nesday evening at tiie residence of Mrs.
Eugene McGlaunin, corner Clinton avenue
and Twenty-seventh street.
On Wednesday evening the ladies of the
Foss M. E. church gave an interesting en
tertainment, consisting of tableaux, music
and literary numbers, and ending with
strawberries and ice cream.
The Cluster club of the Second Congre
gational church gave the convention a
strawberry and cream festival at the church
on Friday evening.
A distinguished coterie was -at the West
hotel on Monday, and was composed of
Senator Windom, ex-Senator Sabin, Gov.
G. A. Pierce oi Dakota, Hon. Roswell P.
Flower of New York. General Manager
Ro.swell Miller of-Milwaukee and President
Cable of the Rock Island road.
Senator Windom and Mr. A. C. Loring
were the guests of Mr. tfnd Mrs. George A.
Brackett at their cottage at Brackett's
Point, Lake Minnetonka, Wednesday and
Thursday. The tour had a jolly time sail
ing and iishing, with considerable success
at the latter sport.
Mrs. Richard Chute and Miss Grace
Chute have returned from an absence of
two years in the South and each to make
Minneapolis their home again, and are
guests of Charles R. Chute. Hon. Richard
Chute is now at Hot Springs, Ark.
Hon. W.W. McNair and family, who have
been spending the past seven months at
Fortress Monroe ami White Sulphur Springs,
Va., have returned home. Mr. McNair's
health is materially improved.
Mrs. Will S. Blsseti and Mrs. J. A.
Worman, who were injured by jumping
from a runaway carriage on Thursday
evening, are improving rapidly and are now
beyond any danger.
The Hon. Mrs. D. Peek of Gouverneur,
N. 8., and her daughter, Mrs. H. Picket of
Fergus Falls, are in the city, the guests of
Mrs. A. L. Fuller. 430 First avenue north.
Miss Lenore Chase went to California
last winter for a short visit, but is now
enamored of the climate and will remain.
T. F. Andrews has returned from Man
chester, N. 11., where his sister, Mrs. Hilas
Dickey, and her husband, died recently.
Justice J. M. Harlan of Washington ar
rived at the West on Tuesday, in company
with Gen. R. W. Johnson of St. Paul.
Miss Milne will accompany her brother,
George W. Milne, to the East, when he
terminates his visit here.
Congressman J. B. Gillfilan has gone to
Peacham, Vt., summoned by the serious
illness of his mother.
Aid. O. C. Haugan goes to-morrow for a
three months' ramble among the hills and
fjords of Norway.
Conductor Benson and wife and Miss
Florence Benson left on Thursday for Yel
lowstone park.
Miss May Fletcher of Mankato is visiting
Mrs. C. J. Rockwood at No. 115 Twelfth
street south.
George M. Cone writes his friends that
he is pleasantly established at Thompson
Falls, Mont.
W. H. Thomas will shortly leave for
Southern California to make his permanent
home there.
On Saturday Franklin Steele, Jr., with
his family,' will sail for Europe, to be absent !
two years. ■ ;• ■ •' >';:" : ;':•-..""
■ . Misses Margie Goodby and Edith Marsh
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Ferris at
Excelsior. , '• : ;; : ■".'•' r. '•'.■'•'(. ■
: Mrs. S. A. Reed will leave next Tuesday
for the seashore, where she will : spend the
summer. -
Mrs. E. Thompson and daughter, j Ina,
have gone to visit friends in lowa.
Senator A. E. Rice of Willmar was visit
ing friends in the city on Tuesday.
" Aid. W. W. Sly arid wife will celebrate
their wooden wedding on June 24.
Mrs. J. A. Helliker and two daughters
have gone on a visit to Rochester.
Mrs. Dr. W. A. Spaulding left on Tues
day for a visit to lowa friends., . „
Aid. Fairman and Clark of St. Louis
were in the city last week. . \
11. J. Harrison of Waterloo, la., is visit
ing Minneapolis friends. ,. >;; ';•.
Mr. and Mrs. Courtlandt Babcbck have
returned from the East. . ■;:; ,-'J ;.* ,„' v;
Mrs. M. Krause of Duluth is visiting
Minneapolis friends. ;'"'
Hon. R. B. Langdon has gone ...to Phila
delphia on business. ."
Gen. Thomas L. Rosser : has gone to
Washington City.
Manager Blethen of the Tribune has gone
to Kansas City. ■ , F
Mrs. H. L. Haven is visiting her father,
Judge Ames.. . :S\ •
Mrs. W. A. Spaulding is visiting friends
in lowa. •
Dr. H. H. Kimball has returned from
Maine. |.
James Orth has gone to Monterey, Mexico.
A High-School Commencement and
a Wedding' or Two. ' T' ' •' ""■
Invitations are out for the marriage of
Fred Winslow Farnsworth and Emilie May.
Herschler, at Christ ' church, on Tuesday
evening, June 9, at 7:30. lit. Rev. E. R.
Welles, bishop of Wisconsin, will perform
the ceremony. The bride and groom are
both esteemed in this city. Mr. Farnsworth
has been principal of the high school for
the past eight years, and Miss Herschler is
. one of Red Wing's fairest and most accom
plished daughters. After the ceremony at
the church an informal reception will be
held at the residence of the bride's mother,
on the corner" of Fourth and Cedar streets.
The happy couple will leave on the evening
train for an extended eastern trip.
Last Wednesday evening ■ Miss Fannie
Williams and L. J. Boynton, both of this
city, were joined in the bonds of matri
mony at the residence of the bride's mother
on Fourth street. Rev. R. J. Service per
formed the ceremony.
The military drama "Blue and Gray"
was presented for a second time at the Cas
ino on Monday evening. The; singing was
good, and the tableaux were among the best
ever seen here. '•_:• -.: ■
Misses Eva and Ellida Simmons, who
have been attending . school in I Bradford,
Mass., during the past year, are expected
to arrive home in a week or two.
Next Tuesday evening Malcolm De Vio
lette will give an exhibition of skating on
theunicycle, or one-wheeled skate, at the
Casino. Music by the comet band. .
Mrs. William Miller of Chester, Vt.,
who has been visiting at the residence of
C. Davis in this city for some time past, has
returned home.
J. W. Bass went to the saintly city last
Monday to attend the annual meeting of
the Old Settlers' association of Minne
sota. , "; f
L. C. Smith and H. Robertson attended
the meeting of the Grand Lodge of Odd
Fellows at Minneapolis last week. ' ,
The death of Ralph Taber in Guatemala,
Central America, which was reported some
time since, is found to be untrue.
Rev. S. P. Chandler and wife of Belle
Creek have gone to Granite Falls. They
will be gone about three months.
Dr. Y. C. Wellner has gone to Wabasha.
It is believed that he will make that city
his future home. : S^Mf
W. P. Brown, formerly president of the
State Millers' association, visited St. Paul
last Wednesday. . v . „ .
Dr. A. O'Leary of Boston, Mass., lectures
at the casino on Thursday ' evening, this
week."4- : ;{i;; ; - ;:• '■'■
F. McDonald, Euclid, Minn., has been
visiting friends here the past week.
Rev. William McKinley officiates at the
M. E. church to-day.-
William Featherstone and wife have re
turned from Canada. •
Dr. C. N. ■ Hewitt and wife returned
home on Thursday.
O. E. Sheldon of Owatonna was in the
city last Monday.
Gov. L. F. Ilubbard has returned home.
The ninth annual commencement of the
Red Wing high school took place at the
Casino last Friday morning at 9 o'clock.
The following was the program:
Hymn ." ?■ '.-.'
Salutatory, with essay, Observation an
Element of Success. Jennie M. Brink
Oration, Italy, ths Mother of. Heroes. .. . ._
Willie W. DeKay
Essay, Gregarious Man. ..... .Helen J. Bruce
Violin solo S. W. Jennison
Oration, The Tragedy of Macbeth. . . .\ . . .
T. W. D wight
Essay, The Mill Will Not Grind Without
Water. Nellie M. Lewis
Quartet Misses Alice A. Brown and
Bertha M. Drew, and Messrs. F. W.
Farnsworth and T. W. Dwi^ht. ■'• "'■•'■•-;
Oration, Nihilism and Socialism
Harry B. Lovgren
Essay, Appreciation .... .Minnie I. Lowater
Duet Theodore and S. W. Jeunisbn
Oration, The Fall of Slavery ...../
* . ' Christian A. Rasmussen
Essay, And Upon the Top of the Pillars
Was the Lily Work .. .Nettie L. Sherman
5010. ............ ... ....... .M. Louise Finney
Essay, The Niche Which Belongs to Us. . .
Olive M. Williams
Oration, with valedictory, The Univer
sal Law ....... '. Frank E. Knox
Presentation of Diplomas.
Class 50ng. ........ .. .Words by P. W. Dwiaht
Benediction. ' * '■ ..
In the evening the class held a farewell
meeting at the residence ot Mrs. C. 11.
Williams, on Fourth street. After refresh
ments Mr. T. W. Dwight. in behalf of the
class, presented Prof. F. W. Farnsworth
with an elegant Bible, and Miss A. G.
Glover with a line pin. with tin? figures
'"85" set in pearls. Both responded in a
few well chosen remarks. Last Thursday
the class of '85 of the Lake City high school
visited their fellow schoolmates in this
city. The motto of the Latin class of '85,
Red Wing high school, is "Vincit gui se
.vinci't,'? and of the English class "From
nothing, nothing is made."
STILIAVA a i;r sociability.
A High School Commencement and
a. Benefit Concert. ;-.■•■ . . . v'
During the past week several events have
occurred in the city of more than passing
moment. On Thursday evening the benefit
entertainment given to Miss Agnes Greene
was one of more than usual interest. , The
Presbyterian church in which it was hold
was comfortably tilled, and the program
presented was inferior to none that has yet
been given to the citizens. The 'toilets of
the ladies who took part in the exercises
Were very line, and Mr. ,W. C. Master
man, who was master of ceremonies, 'es
corted the ladies most gallantly to the plat
form. This small matter should.; be . at
tended to at all such gatherings. The
Philharmonics were in excellent tune, and
both their vocal and . instrumental parts ■
were given so as to please all. The : duet
by Mrs. R. S. Davis and Mrs. W. D. King
was well received, while the ; solos by Miss
Alma Gillespie and Miss Gertrude V Easton
received - v well-merited applause. Mis.
Baker ' was ' in good voice and ren
dered . the ballad "Strangers Yet."
Miss Dexter, as usual, was happy in her
selection, while the quartet by Mrs. R. S.
Davis, Mrs. W. D. King, Miss Dexter and
Miss Gillespie was also very .; tine. Mr. W.
C. Masterman always has a warm welcome,
and he was in especially good voice on
Thuisday evening Mrs. W. .C. Master
man, Miss Grace Welch and ' Miss Draver
were the accompanists. The instrumental
selections ■•; by ;' the ■ Philharmonics, consist
ing of Miss Grace ; Welch, Mrs. Dr. an j
Waters, Prof. Hayner and Dr. Van Waters j
were well given. , Miss Green hi her rendi- (
tion of "The Second Trial," "The Banquet
Scene" from Macbeth, and the humorous
sketch of "The Man and the Mouse,"
showed that she was equal to take any part
as a reciter. She received and deserved the
applause given. All were more than de
On Friday evening the graduating exer
cises of the high school were given at the
Presbyterian church, which had a larger
audience than at any previous time, many
having to leave, not being able to get inside.
The graduating class consisted of Patrick
E. Burke, Miss Lulu M. Meeds and Miss
Maude E. Sonle. P. E. Burke delivered
an excellent oration on Hannibal, which
showed research and a choice selection of
language; Miss Meeds'j theme was Paint
and Varnish, and she showed that it was
used in more ways than by the painter,
while Miss Soule's Plea for Zantippe, put a
new phase on fee life of Mrs. Socrates.
The schools, uuder the direction of Miss
Dexter, sang several anthems in good time
and tune, while the glee club showed the
value of training. The recitation by George
Sullivan showed more than ordinary forensic
ability, which will yet place him in the
foremost rank as a debater. Master Charles
McMillan received well-merited applause
in his comic recitation. The diplomas were
presented to the graduates by Mayor Mur
dock, president of the school board, in a
neat speech. Prof. Curtjs also made some
timely remarks. The graduates were
loaded down with bouquets and baskets of
flowers, and also received some handsome
volumes. The meeting was a success.
On Thursday evening the Mrennerchor
society gave a rehearsal at the Grand opera
house of the music which they were to pre
sent at the Saengerfest at St. Paul, and
those present received a treat. On Friday
evening the Hibernian society had a pleas
ant social dance at their hall, at which
some forty couples were present. The
same evening Mr. and Mrs. George M.
Brush entertained a large number of friends
at their residence on North Third street,
where a pleasant evening was spent. There
were several other events of minor im
portance, and the week altogether was a
jolly one.
teachers' vacation.
The schools being closed the teachers
have made arrangements for their vacation
as near as can be learned as follows: Miss
Minor goes to her home at Peoria, 111., to
which point she will be accompanied by
her sister, who has been visiting her here;
Miss Walker, Miss Benson, Miss Preston
and Mrs. Rood go to the Green mountains,
Vermont; Mrs. Florence H. Smith, who is
a sister of Stanley Huntley, the author,
goes to her old home in Brooklyn. N. V. ;
Miss Curry goes to her home in Wisconsin;
Miss Wilson goes to Corry, Pa., where she
will remain; Miss Josie Brown will remain
in the city until her sister's school closes,
when they will rusticate at some of the
lakes in this region; Miss Smedley, Miss
Lyman and Miss Green will attend the
national educational convention at Sara
toga in July. Of the remainder of the
teachers, some will remain in the city, mak
ing short trips to summer resorts in this re
gion, and others have not yet determined
what to do. Mr. Wilson will spend the va
cation in the school laboratory. Prof. Curtis
and family may go to Pennsylvania.
Rev. A. A. Kiehle of Milwaukee, brother
of A. M. Kiehle of this city, and formerly
pastor of the Presbyterian church here,
was in the city a couple of clays the past
Dr. and Mrs. Donald will not return for
a week, the doctor being at St. Louis at
tending the homeopathic convention, while
Mrs. Donald is visiting her parents at Odin,
A. F. Wing and son Willie left on Friday
evening for Ogdensburg, N. V., where Mr.
Wing's sister is to be married.
Mrs. S. R. Hunt of Waverly, la., is in
the city visiting her son George. She re
mains a couple of weeks. |
Dr. R. Charest has arrived from Mon
treal and will engage in the practice of his
profession here.
Dr. Came is in St. Louis attending the
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homeopathio convention. He will , return
this week. ;-v"
Mrs. H. E. Hayden amily are on ft
trip to Chicago and ; Rock Island, visiting.)
friends. , '
Mrs. Isaac Staples was much better yes
terday and there are hopes of her speedy re
covery. ; r;;:'--:-? • -
He Knew the Language. "
San Francisco Chronicle.
I knew a man once who got into a bad
pickle by airing his knowledge of Chinese.
It was at a large dinner party and we were
gently drawing this young man's conceit
out. There was a Chinese servant present.
"I speak to the servant always in his
native language. He understands me."
"Does he?"
"Certainly. Confound it, I've forgotten
my handkerchief."
"There's a chance. Tell the boy to fetch
He turned to the servant and let out a
string of peculiar Chinese sounds. The boy
bowed and walked off.
"There, you see, he knows. I have told
him to bring me a handkerchief and put it
on the table." h ;■ i '■%■. ■£■:■':.
The boy returned promptly— put a
pair of boots on the floor beside him.
But this young dude wished to be very
stylish the other evening at a French restau
rant. , v •
"Apportez-moi deux forts cigars."
"I beg your pardon," said the waiter in
perfectly good English; "what do you say?
Two or four cigars?"
"No, no; two strong cigars. Don't you
understand your own language!"
Almost an Invalid.
During a scarcity of ice, a gentleman ap
plied at the factory for a dime's worth, but
was told that ; there was not enough for the
regular customers. He shook his head and
"I hope you will let me have a piece, as
it is for a sick man who is an intimate friend
of mine."
This appeal melted the ice man, and he
handed out a chunk. As he went out of
the door with it, the ice man called out:
"Who is that sick man?"
"Why, it's me." .
"You aint sick."
• "Of course I am not sick now, but I felt
awful bad when you said I couldn't have
any ice."
Contrary to the Regulations. .
"Yesterday you were ten minutes late
at roll call. What explanation have yon
to make," said a New York police captain
to one of his men.
"1 was accompanying a young lady home,
and she lives a long distance from here and
we are engaged," replied the cop.
"That sort of thing will never do. Discip
line must be preserved. Hereafter when
you fall in love, see that it is with some fe
male who lives in the immediate vicinity of
the station house." r : ;r
Too Particular.
: Hostetter McGinnis, who is very partic
ular ■ about his eating, went into an Austin
restaurant and asked for a piece of cheese
for dessert, after he had had his dinner.
The cheese looked rather peculiar, as if the
flies had been taking liberties with it.
"Bring a better piece of cheese than this.
This doesn't look healthy," said Hostetter
to the waiter.
The waiter looked at it a moment, and
then taking it in his fingers so that the good
side was uppermost, remarked:
"Dai's nuffin de matter wid hit now."
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