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T!?e Spriijo Standard Pattern Catalogue, Standard Patterns, Standard Fashion Magazine and Free Fashion Sheet Are just in. KING S. C. G0DDARD i CO. (Notice. All matter designed for the Sunday social columns must reach The Oregonian office not later than Friday night. Personals and reports of society doings sent in Saturday, except of Friday night and Saturday occurrences, will not appear.) Matrimonial. Mears-Prescott Yesterday afternoon, at 4 o'clock. Miss Antoinette Prcscott, daugh ter of Mr. C. H. Prescott, was united in marriage of Mr. Edward Carpentier Mears, son of the late Colonel Frederick Mears, United States army, at the resi dence of the bride's father, corner of Montgomery and Sixth streets. The dec orations, "which were entirely arranged by Miss Atwood, were simply exquisite in de sign and called forth acclamations of praise. The drawing-rooms were wreathed in graceful garlands of smllax depending from the side walls and entwined about the pure white Ionic arches that support the archway that divides the apartment The large bay-window, where the cere mony was performed, wan a veritable bower of beauty. ItTvas filled with flower ing plants, banked by tall growing palms and sweet-scented buds, while hanging from the cornice above and draped back by a silk ribbon was an artistic curtain of smllax, on either side being urns filled with calla lily buds and their own green foliage, while in place of the usual mar riage bell was a horn of plenty, filled with bride roses. The mantel to the side was filled in with sweet white blossoms and a profusion of trailing vines. The library was brightened by innumerable potted plants, Intermingled with dainty flowers of delicate tints. The hallway was decked with palms, ferns and rubber plants, while the walls were hung witli ivy. The dining-room was decorated all in tones of a pinkish hue. The walls were hung with ivy. while a profusion of woodland greens filled every conceivable space. Tall flow ering ping begonias graced the mantel and a wealth of feathery greens filled the fireplace below. The table was orna mented with La France roses, which filled a cutglass epergne to overflowing. Stretching from corner to corner were bands of pink satin ribbons ending in double French bows, while light was sup plied by waxen tapers with pink shades. Precisely at the appointed hour Mr. Coursen and a splendid orchestra played "The Bridal Chorus," from "Lohengrin," and the wedding party entered the drawing-room In the following order: First came the ushers, Mr. "W. B. Mackay and Mr. A. H. Withington; the groom and his best man. Lieutenant A. B. Donworth, followed by the maid of honor. Miss Mac kay, and last the bride, leaning on the arm of her father. The service of the Unitarian church w;ar celebrated" by the" Rev. T. L. Eliot, D. D assisted by the Rev. Earl "Wilbur. At the conclusion of the ceremony the orchestra burst forth into Mendelssohn's "Wedding March," while the friends of the happy couple ex tended their congratulations and best wishes, after which the entire company repaired to the dining-room, where a su perb banquet was served. One of the pretty incidents of the occa sion was the throwing of the bridal bou quet, which was caught by Miss Mackay. The bride looked charming in a hand some tailor-made traveling gown of brown cloth, with a becoming hat of the same shade, trimmed with ostrich tips. She carried a large hand bouquet of exquisite double Parma violets and lilies of the valley. Miss Mackay was very pretty in Eau de Nil silk, trimmed with magenta velvet and rich lace, carrying a beau tiful hand bouquet of La France roses. Mrs. Prescott was richly attired in a robe of black lace over rose-pink satin. The corsage was ornamented with trim mings of cut jet. Ornaments, diamonds. Mrs. Mears wore a handsome toilet of deep red. Miss Mears was prettily attired in a frock of pale blue crepon, the corsage ornamented with chiffon. Miss Atwood wore a gown of rich brown silk, with trimming of gold. Those present were: Mrs. E. Mears and Miss WInnlfred Mears, of Spokane, mother and sister of groom; Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Prescott, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Max well, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Eliot, Mrs. At wood, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Huddleson, Captain B. B. Tuttle. Mr. "W. B. Mackay, Dr. C. L. Nichols. Mr. J. Kirkland, Mr. A. H. "Withington, Mr. C. H. Martin. Mr. A. B. Donworth. Mr. E. "W. Clark. Miss Alwood, Miss Eliot, Miss E. Eliot, Miss Grace Eliot, Miss Mackay, Miss Ruth Maxwell, .Mr. George B. Maxwell, Mrs. D. Mackay, Miss Peasley and Mrs. Rose Burrell. The happy couple departed the same evening for San Francisco, and before returning-to Portland will visit all the principal points of interest in Southern California. Williams Jones On Wednesday even ing at the residence of Councilman Thom as J. Jones, 334 East Third street, Dr. Charles E. Locke officiating. William R, Williams was -married to Miss Lizzy Jones. The presents were numerous and costly. The bride was beautifully attired In cream French cashmere, trimmed with orange blossoms. She wore around her neck a beautiful gold necklace, studded with pearls, a gift of the groom. The bridesmaids were Miss Bertha Peterson and Miss Kate Thomas. Both were fit tingly attired In Nile-green albatross. After the ceremony, there was served In the spacious dining-room a sumptuous re past. The house was beautifully dec orated in Ivies and palms; the chandeliers were entwined in smllax: After supper all enjoyed a fine entertainment, with Captain Owens, of the British ship Car narvon Bay, as chairman of the evening. Master Arthur Jones played "Lohengrin Weddlag March" on the piano. Weatherly-Hawes A happy and unique wedding- took place at the residence of W. J. Hawes, on the East Side, Wednesday afternoon, the contracting parties being Mr. George W. Wcatherly and Miss Min nie Hawes, both of Portland. At 2 o'clock the bride and groom came Into the parlor, when Rev. G. A. Manshardt, In a pleas ant and impressive manner, united them In marriage. Miss Emma Bellinger acted as bridesmaid, and Mr. J. J. Hawes, brother of the groom, as groomsman. The bride was elegantly and tastefully at tired. After the ceremony the guests sat down to an ample repast. The new couple will make their home at 549 East Fifteenth street, where they will be at home to their friends. Bourgeois-Wilson. At Trinity church. Rev. Thomas L. Cole officiating, at 7 P. M. Thursday, Mr. F. T. Bourgeois and Miss Hattie O. Wilson were united In matrimony. After the ceremony the bride and groom, with their attendants, repaired to heir future residence, 235 Harrison street, where a reception to their friends was held, and an enjoyable even ing1 was spent in songs, music and dancing-, after which a light repast was served. ! Those present were: Dr. and Mrs. P. J. j Semler, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Gowanlock, J Mr. and Mrs. T. Maguire, Mrs. W. Smith, .Mrs. ja. j. wara, .Mrs. r. Gregory, airs. A. E. Rourke, Misses Agnes Thompson, Lesta Elsesor, Maudle Ward, Sadie Ward, May Semler: Mesrs. R. H. Moulton, John Hannigan, R. B. Jones, W. Clark, B. W. Fisher, J. H. Morse, Orle Shane. J. J. Mc Donell, M. J. McGrath, Master Paulle Sewler, Newtla Smith and Baby Hazel Smith. Cawood-Welch. Dr. Edgar E. Cawood and Miss Cathryn Welch, eldest daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jchn Welch, were mar ried last Wednesday night at the First Baptist church. The church was thronged with the leading society people of this city, many persons being unable to ob tain seats long before the opening of the ceremonies. Fully 1500 were present at S:30 o'clock, when the "Lohengrin" march was played by Professor W. M. Wilder. Amidst the inspiring strains of the march the bridal party entered the church from the east room in the following order: The groom and his best man, J. T. Ttate; the groomsmen, Drs. W. A. Cuznmlng, H. C. Miller, Charles R. Templeton, E. P. Mossman, F. E. Ferris and E. L. Lane; the bridesmaids, the Misses Hilda Wat son, Josie Newton, Ruth Hoyt and Pearl Gillespie. Then came the maid of honor. Miss Annie E. Welch, sister of the bride, followed by the bride herself on the arm of her father. The service, read by Rev. Roland D. Grant, was very beautiful. It has been read at a marriage ceremony but once be fore on this coast. The chancel was or namented with palms and ferns, and pre sented a very attractive appearance. Dur ing the prayer. Professor Wilder played Wagner's "Prayer of Rlenzl." The cere mony concluded with Mendelssohn's beau tiful wedding march by Professor Wilder, during which the party returned to the east room, where the bride and groom remained for half an hour to receive congratulations and good wishes, with which they were nearly overwhelmed. Dr. Cawood is a well-known and popu lar dentist of this city. The bride has a very large circle of friends, and is greatly esteemed and ad mired for her many excellent qualities and accomplishments. She wore a white satin, en train, and tulle veil, a wreath of orange blossoms with orange blos soms for ornaments. She presented a very charming picture. There were no guests at the house ex cept a few friends from outside the city. The presents were many and very beauti ful. Among them was a beautiful carving set from the Estomological Club, of which Dr. Cawood is an active member. Arnold-Burkhardt- A, Jianpy -weddIng took place dt the home &-&i."el C. 5. Ar nold, near Milwaukie. on Thursday even ing. The contracting parties were Mr. Arnold and Miss Emille A. Burkhardt, of St. Paul. Rev. C. A. Priesing In a most pleasant and Impressive manner tied the knot and launched the happy couple on the matrimonial sea. Miss Emma D. Tschar ner acted as bridesmaid, and Mr. J. H. Bottemiller as groomsman. The presents were many and beautiful. After the cere mony a sumptuous repast was served. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold will soon go to housekeeping at their home. Walsh-Doherty. At nuptial mass, at the cathedral, at 9 o'clock Tuesday morn ing, February 5, Rev. J. H. Black, the celebrant, united in holy wedlock Edwin Walsh and Miss Winifred Doherty, both of Portland. The groomsman was John O'Neill, and the bridesmaid was Miss Sadie Walsh. Mr. and Mrs. Walsh will live at 489 Flanders street. Tin "Wedding-. On last Monday night, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Y. Schuck celebrated the 10th an niversary of their wedding at their home 827 Kelly street. The house was beauti fully decorated, a splendid musical programme had been prepared, and 'for those so inclined whist was the order of the hour. Substantial refreshments were served, and a most enjoyable time was had. The host and hostess were the re cipients of a large number- of handsome presents, and at a late hour the friends separated and all joined in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Shuck a long continuance of their happiness and prosperity. Those present were: Dr. and Mrs. G. M. Wells, Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Gambell, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Minto, Mr. and Mrs. George Stowell, Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Shuck, Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. R. Lutke, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Butterfield, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Cowgill, Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Gilham, Mr. and Mrs.' E. W. Crich ton, Dr. and Mrs. E. N. Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Mulholland, Mr. and Mrs. A. Burr, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Plympton, Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. F. Y. Schuck, Mrs. Ben C. Irwin, Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Oviatt, Mrs. C. R. Donohoe, Mrs. Odell. Miss Margaret Kelly, Miss Georgia Mar shall, Miss May Wallace, Miss K. L. Schuck, Miss H. Sinshcimer, Miss G. La Kamp, Miss Hazel Bonner, Miss Grace Cowgill, Mr. R. L. Ball, Mr. Harry Cow gill. Three Decades Celebrated. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Glen's beautiful home, at 487 East Ankeny street, was the scene of a memorable event last Sat urday, the 2d inst. This estimable couple reached on that day the 30-mile post of their matrimonial journey. The drawing room and dining-room, were tastefully dec orated with symbolic ivy garlands, with here and there shining red berries, which enhanced the richness of the whole. A j dinner fit for the palate of the most fas tidious follower of Epicure had been pre pared. Immediate members of the family alone were present, and covers were laid for 20. The absence of Mr. Robert Glen, jr., the popular night editor of the Spokesman-Review, of Spokane, was the only cause of regret. Congratulatory mes sages were, however, received from htm, read at dinner and received with cheers. Many choice and handsome gifts were re ceived. Arlon Society's Concert. The second concert of the season of the Arion society was given last Thursday night at Arion hall before a large audi ence. An Interesting programme had been arranged by Mr. Hans Saro, the popular director of the society, and the concert was a success in all respects. The open ing number was a song "Sang- an Aegir" by the male choir. The words and mu sic of this song were written by Emperor William of Germany. The following songs were also rendered by the maletcholr dur ing the evening: "Air- Ammersee," by F. Langer; "Waldemsamkeit," by Pache, and the "Prayer Before Battle," by V. Becker. The last rong is considered very difficult and is seldom attempted except by singers of unusual merit, but it was carried very successfully by the choir and received much applause. Mr. Paul Wesslnger sang the baritone solo parts In the male choir with great credit. Mrs. Helen Parish Hinges, the well-known soprano singer, of this city, rendered several solos, whlch were encored. Mrs. Hinges was in good voice, as usual, and sang with much ef fect "I Love Thee," by Tito Mattel, and Shelley's "Love's Sorrow." Mr. A. Leiske, who is a violinist of some note, rendered several violin solos which received much favor. This cccasion was the first In which Mr. Lieske has had a part with the Arion society. One of the enjoyable fea tures of the programme was a flute solo by Mr. G. Oechsle. The society is now re hearsing for a comic opera, which will be given some time about the last of March next. All the musical affairs of the so ciety are by Invitation, and are always largely attend3L ZUs Edinnnds' Farewell Purtj-. A very pleasant farewell party was ten dered to Miss Hattie Edmunds, at her home on Thirty-eighth and East Haw thorne streets, last Wednesday evening; Miss Edmunds, accompanied by her father, is about to take her departure for Michigan, where she will remain for some time. Music, cards and dancing were the principal features of the evening, and at 11 o'clock a fine lunch was served, after which games and dancinsr were indulged in. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Edmunds. Mr. and Mrs. Fuller, Mrs. Goldstone, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Price, Miss Annie Sheppell, Miss Winnie McGuire, Miss Ida Cowins, Miss Georgia McKay, Miss Mabel Milwain, Miss Maggie Demp sey. Miss Florence Henderson, Miss An nie Corton, Miss Frances Whitcomb. Miss Hattie Enmunds, Miss Agnes Henderson, Miss Mattle Black, Messrs. Frank Gately, James Brady, John Donaugh, Dan Brun ner, Orvil Reed, Hunt, Frank. Finger, Herman Rubenstine, Charles Mautz, Henry Oleson, Denlver Edmunds, Ed Krlnick, Earl Hunter, C. C. Call, Al Bry ant, Willis Edmunds. Ed-McKay, Clark. Musicnle on the Columbine. The lighthouse tender Columbine was the scene of a most enjoyable Impromptu musicale on Thursday evening. The cho rus of the M. A. A. C, under the leader ship of Professor Boyer, gave Captain Richardson a pleasant surprise by seizing the good ship. This was at 9 P. M., and just as the fun began a second surprise came in the form of the Ashland ladles' quartet, accompanied by Messrs. Sander son, Wallihan and Elliott. The ladies were greeted with song, and in response gave a choice selection from their own repertoire. They then looked over the large collection of curios and photo graphs gathered by Captain Richardson, after which a musical good night wa3 sung by the chorus, and carriages con veyed the ladies to the Portland. Before departing- from the cabin, however, they left their autographs underneath the fol lowing lines, dedicated to Captain Rich ardson: "From Ashland's vale, o'er hill and dale, We came to see the Columbine; Long may her prow the ocean plow, And this may be her valentine." The Multnomah A. A. Club's glee club Messrs. W. H. Boyer, Anson Weeks, H. C. Lohman, W. L. Murray, J. B. Wood, F. R, Patterson, F. R. Smith, James White, Sam Luders, C E. McDonell, Ed Estes, M. H. Insley. F. O. Burck hardt, B. F. Holman. V. E. Karne, W. K. Scott. W. H. Wallace, M. S. Eads, Harry Idleman and J. H. Murphy and Messrs. George H. Strowbridge, C. H. Brown, Theodore Barker and! Sir.. Lamber son, were members of the party ou" the Columbine. Minn Snnderlnnd Surprised. Last Saturday evening, at the residence of Mr. M. Sunderland, 5S1 East Pine street, a very pleasant party was given by the young people of the Degree of Honor No. ii, xo Aiiss lva sunaeriana, on tne oc casion of her ISth birthday. A beautiful bound copy of "Lady of the Lake" was presented to the hostess, Miss Mary Stev ens making the presentation speech. The evening was spent in music and games, after which a delicious lunch was served. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. M. Sunderland, Mrs. "A. M. Stansberry. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Sunderland, Misses Mary Stevens, Nellie Halfpenny, Grace and Etta Clark, Miss McFaddan, Anna Kneldmark, Mammie and Lillie Kerr, Emma Broyon, Margaret Crandall, Frances Stansberry, Lorene Morgan, Anna Dufur, Anna Gile, Mary, lva and Bertha Sunderland, Messrs. Charles Brandon, Frank Stevens, Frank Halfpenny, George Nottage, Ward Klndorf. Van Dunning, Mr. Hanson, James Gergegthy, H. Humphrey, William Stansberry, H. Beckwith and M. Zeller. Mr. Morris Surprised. On Thursday evening a pleasant sur prise was tendered Mr. Alf. Morris by his measculine friends at the rooms of the A. T. M. Social Club. The occasion was the 2Jd anniversary of lis birth. Prominent among j the features or the evening were tne senti mental singing of Messrs. Melcher and Hewitt, the club-swinging of J. McNich ols, skirt dancing of Professor E. Pinaud, specialties by Mr. Charles Dillon, recita tion. "She Took My Heart and Kept it," by Mr. H. Bartlett, and the discourse by Mr. F. Gately, entitled the "Monetary Evll, and Its Remedy." The music was furnished through the courtesy of Messrs. Walker, Mills, Horner and Plymale. Those present were: Messrs. Alf. Morris, H. Plymale. F. Plymale, L. Thibau, A. Mills, F. Gately, N. Hewitt, Charles Dillon, J. McNichoIs, Professor Pinaud, F. Melcher, H. Bartlett, Professor Walker, C. Horner, W. Buckman, T. Hogan, J. Taylor, C. Gettler. Mis Stunrt'a "Whist Tarty. Miss Annetta Stuart gave a delightful whist party Wednesday evening, at the home of her parents, Captain and Mrs. A. B. Stuart, 3S9 Lownsdale street. The happy couple that carried off the first prize was Miss Hennecy and Mr. W. Scare. Mrs. Earnest Hobbs and Mrs. F. A- French triumphantly won the booby prize. At 10:30 lunch was served, and dancing and games was indulged in till late. Those present were: Captain and Mrs. A. B. Stuart, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Boyd, Mr. and Mrs. E. Hobbs. Mrs. Ma terar, Mrs. King, Miss Annetta Stuart, Miss Billing, Miss Hennecy, Mrs. Mar shall, Miss Alida Billing, Miss Lottie Drew, Mr. George Sears, Mr. French, Mr. Lovejoy, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. W. Scare, Mr. H. A. Farringion, William Stuart, F. G. Stuart, Fred. Stuart The ZIr-Zuk Social CInh. The Zig-Zag Social Club held a very en joyable gathering last Monday evening, at the home of Miss Lottie Sloper, in Lincoln Park annex. The evening was passed very pleasantly in whist, music, singing and games, after which refreshments were served. Among those present were: Mrs. N. Sloper, Misses Lottie Sloper, Rosa Du bois, Elvira Hubbard, Bessie Tobey, Aimee Rankin, Ona Sloper, Messrs. Will Miller, George Dubois, Osber Doxsle, Earle N. Tomlinson, Frank Rankin, Clin ton Hayward, Adolph Miller, Roy Sloper, A. W. Young and others. Mrs. Hinklc's Card Party. Mrs. Perry Hinkle gave a card party Thursday evening at her home. Sixteenth and Kearney streets, which was a very pleasant affair. Progressive hearts was the game, and at its conclusion the prizes were awarded, Miss Rohr and Mr. Mc Kenzie carrying off the first prize, while Mrs. Lyons and Mr. Browne secured the booby. About midnight a delightful hot lunch was served, followed by some good music and singing. Among those present, besides Mr. and Mrs. Hinkle, were: Mr. and Mrs. O. Summers, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. McMahon. Mrs. L. Q. Swetland, Mr. and Mrs. Mclnnls, Mrs. C. F. Patterson, Mr. and "Mrs. F. D. Simmons, Mr. and Mrs. Goodman. Mrs. Lyons Mr. and Mrs. Mc Kenzie, Mr. and Mrs. Cl3pp, Mrs. A. Grif fin, Mrs. C. M. Crothers, Misses Lillie Rohr, Anderson, Sargent. L. Qulmby, Blu mauer, Messrs. Worth, J. Burke and llr. Jackson. Mrs. Raleigh Stott's Ten. Yesterday afternoon between the hours of 5 and 7 Mrs. Raleigh Stott gave a "matinee tea" in honor of Miss Dela Don elson. The decorations and colorings were to a large extent harmoniously carried out In tones of red, and while they were simple In the extreme, they were marked with the exquisite taste cf the artistic dec orator. Daylight was excluded and arti ficial light was supplied by lamps and candles, which tent forth a mellow glow from beneath crimson shades. Pretty con celts of soft greens were effectively ar ranged on the stde walls, while cordons of smilax adorned the chandeliers. In the dining-room stood a large tea table, which was presided ever by Mrs. C. E. Ladd, Miss Schuyler. Mis3 Anderson and Mrs. Walter V. Smith, who served dainty cups of tea and coffee, while from a buffet at the side delicious refreshments were served by Mrs. J. Roberts Mead. The table was most effectively embellished. The center ornament was a golden bronze lamp, while about the festive board were smaller lamps and sliver candelabra, all shedding forth soft light from beneath shades of a ruby tint. A silken cloth stretching from side to side, relieved with sprays of smilax and glass jars of carnations, were the other ornamentations. Mrs. Stott was assisted in receiving by her daughter, Miss Mary, and the guest of honor, Miss Donelson. During the first portion of the reception the callers were principally la dies, but soon after 6 gentlemen began ar riving, and "from then until the close of the entertainment the house was crowd ed with a merry throng. G. A. R. Veterans Entertained. On Tuesday evening, January 29, the ladies of Lincoln-Garfield post, Woman's Relief corps, tendered a reception and en tertainment to Lincoln-Garfield post, G. A. R., at Grand Army hall. Second and Taylor streets. A committee of three ladles received the veterans and provided them with a most sumptuous collation. The tables were handsomely and artisti cally decorated. An address of welcome was delivered by the president, Mrs. Laura E. Brooks, and addresses were also given by Past-Presidents Mrs. Belle E. Hyde and Julia A. Lawton. A toast in honor of the occasion was given by Com mander Shipley, and was responded to by Judge Northup, who made some very ap propriate remarks eulogizing the great work of the Woman's Relief corps and of the benefits that they give to the destitute, depressed and sick of the G. A. R,, and encouraged the women to keep up their good and charitable work. Misses Anna Herrall and Hattie Smith rendered several beautiful selections on the piano, and ac companied the whole company In sinsing old war songs. A most pleasant and agreeable time was spent, and the party did not break up until a late hour. A Pleasant Surprise. A very pleasant farewell surprise party was tendered Mrs. Alta G. Countryman by friends and members of the Y. P. A. of the Evangelical Association, at the residence of Mrs. E. E. Offerle, 449 Haw thorne avenue, Friday evening. Mrs. Countryman is about to take her depart ure for her future home In California. A handsome silver card receiver was pre sented to her by the Y. P. A., of which she was president. Music and games were indulged in until a late hour, after which refreshments were served. Those presnt were: Rev. T. T. Vincent, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Offerle, Mrs. Thompson Mrs. Alta Countryman, Misses Mollie Hummel, So phia Lautenschlaeger, Anna Wolff, Rosa Wolff, Mary Lautenschlaeger, Fanny Fer rell, Louise Behrenz, Edna Offerle, Messrs. D. F. Speigl, W. M. Keller. E, C. Gunther, Fred G. Oster, Lester Offerle, Gustave Keller, H. Purvis, W. Ingle. Ashland Ladies Entertained. The Ashland Ladles' quartet, which ap peared in Portland during the sessions of the fruitgrowers the past week, has been the subject of much social attention. Many persons have made It their mission to see that the ladies thoroughly enjoyed themselves during their stay in this city, and there is probably no prominent object of interest they have not seen. The quar tet is made up of Miss Carolyn D. Roper, first soprano; Miss Mary Silsby, second soprano; Mrs. E. L. Chrlsman, first alto; Miss Esther Silsby, second alto. The various selections rendered by the quartet in this city show them to possess pure, harmonious and thoroughly trained voices. The soprano. Miss Roper, made a partic ularly good impression. She has had the advantage of complete musical culture, and possesses a fine voice, of excellent compass and sweet quality. A Pleasant Surprise. Mr. C. Minsinger, of Holladay addition, was surprised on the evening of February 1, at his residence, Thirteenth and Weid ler street. A lively party started from the courthouse about 8 1. M. in a large conveyance drawn by four horses. Going to Albina, theye were welcomed cordially. The evening was spent in songs, recita tions and dancing. At midnight a sump tuous lunch was spread. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. C. Minsinger, Mr. and Mrs. E. Long, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Dickson, Mr. and Mrs. George A. Beavis, Mrs. Short, Miss E. C. Turner, Miss E. Minsinger, Miss T. Webster, Miss E. Oliver, Mr. Bunting, Mr. Shaffer, Mr. G. W. Caldwell, Mr. W. Minsinger, Mr. R. Taylor, Mr. M. Hunter, Mr. W. Pickard, Mr. H. Oliver. Sirs. Geary's Luncheon. Mrs. William L. Geary gave a delightful luncheon party Friday afternoon to a number of her lady friends. The luncheon table was decorated all in tones of green with dashes of yellow here and there. The chief ornamentation was a large basket filled with fine ferns and dwarfed palms. The favors for the ladies were tiny Japanese baskets decorated with green ribbons and filled with woodland moss and maiden-hair ferns, while scat tered about the table were bunches of yellow jonquils. Those who enjoyed Mrs. Geary's hospitality were: Mrs. Ilarry Allen, Mrs. J. R. Mead, Mrs. E. H. Pal mer, Mrs. James McCraken, Mrs. Mc Cune, Mrs. L. L. McArthur, Mrs. J. G. Gaulr, Mrs. Evcril Palmer and Mrs. H. Goode. Misses Xest Surprised. A very pleasant surprise party was ten dered the Misses Nest at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Kadderly, of East Portland, last Thursday evening. The hospitality extended was greatly appreciated by the invited guests. Dancing, music and gen eral evening pastimes were Indulged in, and bountiful refreshments were served. Those present were: Doctors Charlos E. and Sarah Marquam Hill, Mrs. B, Harp, Misses Blancharfe Smith, Minnie Smith, Gabhart, Niekham, Blakely, Ryan, Gless ner, Harrison, Baird, Smith, Messrs. Rid dell. Cox, Bayer, Armstrong, Smith, O. Niekham, Hyde, A. Niekham, Matthews, Holgate, Kadderly. Mr. "WatUIns' Luncheon. A most enjoyable luncheon party was given by Mrs. Watkins at her residence on East Third and Mill streets, la3t Thursday. The time passed quickly and pleasantly- in conversation until the luncheon hour. A number of delicious courses were served, and all enjoyed them selves immensely. Thdse present were: Rev. Mr. B. C. Sanderson, Mrs. Sander son," Mrs. Crounse, Mrs. Roberts, Mra. Landess, Mrs. Carpenter, Mrs. Bessto Meserve. Mrs. Bochecr, Mrs. Philips, Mrs. Hoopengarner, Mrs. Hunsaker, Mrs. Mad dux, Miss Edna Maddux. Miss Vera San derson, Miss Hasel Hoopengarner, Mrs. Watkins. Missionary Society Entertained. Mrs. G. M. Settlemier entertained the Ladles Missionary Society of the Third Presbyterian church at her residence, C5 East Tenth street, Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 4, The meeting was led by Miss Rose Travis, after which light refresh ments were served. Those present were: Mrs. Settlemier, Mrs. Bryant, Mrs. Lange, Mrs. Moreland, Mrs. Wait. Mrs. Morgan, Mrs. Cauthome. Mrs. McArdle, Mrs. Wil son, Mrs. West, Mrs. Housten, Mrs. Mark3, Mrs. Kerr. Mrs, Mount, Mrs. Hamblln, Mrs. White. Mrs. Keely. Mrs, Klnsey, Mrs. T. N. Stoppenbach, Mrs; Fuller, Mrs. Marsh, Mrs. Stoppenbach of Tacoraa, Wash., Misses Rose Travis, Lela McCol lough, Delia Marks, Frances Barnes and Blanche Settlemier. Mr. and Mrs. Voile Surprised. On last Friday evening a most pleasant surprise was tendered Mr; and Mrs. Voile at their home, 323 Ross street, East Side. Progressive whist was the order of amuse ment, and the happy merry-makers kept the cards going until the early hours in the morning. The first prizes were won by Miss Kate Howell and Fred. L. Olsen. Mr. H. S. Donnell, after a hard struggl, succeeded in capturing the booby prize. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. M. Volk. Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Donnell. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. J. Jaskulek, Mrs. John H. Quinton, Miss Newbury, Miss Falkensteln, Miss Kato Howell. Mr. E. S. Phillips, Mr. G. W. Donnell, Mr. A. I. Donnel and Fred. L. Olson. Cnntnta. of Nations. The Congregational ladies are actively engaged in preparing for their entertain ment of February 22, which will be of a national character. The choir of the church, assisted by .Miss Bloch, Mr. Wes singer and others, will render patriotic songs of leading nations in a manner to stir the souls of all who love their na tive land. This will be the first entertain ment in the new church, and at the con clusion of the musical programme Wash ington's birthday will be celebrated by a reception in the parlors and a Martha Washington tea served by young ladies in Colonial costume. Mr. Clute Remembered. Mr. Charles W. White, past exalted ruler of the Portland Elks, and now dis trict deputy of the order, was the recipi ent of a genuine surprise Tuesdav night. It was the anniversary of hiis 40th birth day, and a number of the prominent Elks, with their lady friends, took advantage of the opportunity and stormed his home, and devoted the evening to a jolly good time. Mr. Clute Was also presented with, an elegant silver-mounted banjo, suitably inscribed, as a memento of the occasion, and the birthday gift will be cherished as a souvenir of his friends remembrance. Surprise to Miss Downing. A number of friends of Miss Edna Downing gave her a pleasant surprise at her home, 148 East Thirty-fourth street, Sunnyside, Tuesday evening. Music, games and social converse were the order of the evening, after which refreshments were served. Among those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Downing, Misses Golda Davenport, Elsie Nendel, Grace Rout ledge, Mary Robinson, Dora Nendel, Myr tle Janes, llessrs. Ralph Routledge, Ira Routledge, John Nendel, George Nendel, Al. Wells, Fred. Routledge. An Enjoyable Party. Miss Katharine Wilson gave a party to her pupils and friends last Friday even ing at Parsons' hall. Each pupil was given the privilege of Inviting two friends. There were present about 200 couples, and, although the room was quite crowded, the bright and happy faces showed that aV were enjoying themselves. During the evening- some of the younger pupils danced a number of their dances, which added much to the enjoyment of the evening and were greatly admired by the lookers on. Surprise Party for Mr. Johnson. Last Monday evening friends and rela tives of Mr. Elof Johnson surprised him at his home at 391 Clifton street. The oc casion was Mrs. Johnson's 2Gth birthday. The evening was taken up in games, music and recitations. Lunch was served. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Nel son, Mr. and Mrs. Carlson, Mr. and Mrs. Waldemar Seton, Miss Amelia Winek ring, Mr. Rudstrom, Mr. Peterson, Mr. Edward Boise, Mr. Hyland, and Charles, Arthur and Elmer Carlson. A Farewell Party. A very pleasant farewell party was ten dered to Mrs. J. M. Smith by Mrs. P. Lee, at 253 Jackson street, last Wednesday evening. The rooms were tastefully dec orated. The fore part of the evening was spent in whist, when the guests repaired to the dining-room where they did justice to a well-laid table. Those present were: J. C. Logan and wife, P. Lee and wife, Charles Lapslcy and wife, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Cobin, Mrs. Taylor, Mr. W. P. Lan don, Mr. Payne. Mr. Perry and Mr. Lee. Knlprhts and Ladies of Honor. Prospect lodge. No. 1881, gave an enter tainment and dance last Thursday even ing at the G. A. R. hall. It was a great success. The programme was rendered by Miss Susie Lemon Miss Rena Lucas, Miss Rena Terry and Dr. Walker. Com mittee on arrangements was: Miss Ober, Mrs. Jackson, Mr. S. Wolf. Floor com mittee: Mr. S. Wolf, Mr. L. Young, Mrs. Wallace. Surprise to Mis Ethel Bird. A pleasant birthday surprise party was given to Miss Ethel Bird, at her home in A COOK BOOK containing 400 receipts, culled from thousands, prepared by practical housekeepers for evcry-day use in the home, is just the kind of a cookbook every house keeper wants. 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