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THE SUNDAY OBEGONIAltf, POBTLANB, MAKCH 19007
rf Tricked by Fate.
He; loveI her for her fragile form,
Av, Her pale, angelic" face;
lie loved her for her swaiillke'neck,
. Her slender, wllfotvy grace;'
' JSbe was an airy fancy, and
"" He- had an artist's tatrte
HIh collar might have almost .spanned'
The -n income creature's "waist.
- In tender tones he told her of
.The passion In his breast,
And then sW nertlod In hlo arms
-"- Tlie preaeher did -the rest!
s,'He'',kMl:eaTvKh pride upon'lils bride
His "airy, fairy queen";
JVnd everj" day -was fair,--and they
Wore blissful and serene.
IJutjthat -was jears and -years ago
She has k double chin1 who was
Eh puffs and panto upon the ftalrs.
Her girth Is something great.
And deep down In his heart he swears
That he was tricked by fate.
DOWN ON MARROWBONES
Society Iteiientcth and Constrains
Itsolf to Mild Enjoyment po
inds of the Week.
-"No, there'hasn't been a "blessed thine.
not' qvqn,a dlnnert.!.tnlR ''week. Society
has stopped dining and dancing and flirt
ingIs dovnivon Its ' knoeS;( figuratively
speaking, devoutly praying to be delivered
from thebonag ofthe. world, the flesh
and the devil, for 40 days at least. After
The belle of three seasons shrugged her
shapely shoulders expressively and re
sumed work at her embroidery frame.
"Of course," she continued, "there was
thor theater.. Monday infehtf-p all flocked
to see" Blanche Walsli j. Cleopatra.' .By
the way, I wish somebody would call at
tention to the very unsatisfactory manner
in which the boxes are lighted in the
Marquam Grand. No woman enjoys sit
ting conspicuously in the" public eye -in a
ghastly glow that adds, 29 years to her
age, and simply kills the. effect' of the
Js -it the colored light,. do you think?"
I '-ventured. -
"Partly, perhaps, though there Isn't
enough of any ort. I always wear any
old thing. If I am going to occupy a
box. und save my best- for the tf arquotte.
I know dozens of -women- who do the
same, because no matter what you have
on in the bojjes It Is Imrdly seen. But I
think it is time we entered a complaint,
or filed a protest, or whatever it Is you
do when you clamor for the public good.
Please do say something about it.
See Here, Mr. Manager.
"You see. it is such a little thing to ask
merely that the management remove
those hideous colored globesvand put in
a dozonw so sotlyt Jjaded Ulghts, or' a
euflicient number, at least, to preserve us
from the mortification -of being mistaken
for our grandmothers. -That is" an ex
perience we none of us covet, or care to
"Funny, is It not. how we cling to our
youth and shudder when we find tho first
gray hair, and all but weep at sight of
the first tiny wrinkle in the otherwise
smooth face? Ah mur the -art of growing
old gracefully! Happy Is' lnewoman 4vho
has mastered, it,." and. shosighed, let
tine her embroidery frame. fall unheeded
into her lap, while she looked away to the
purple hills, framed in the oriole window,
and to the snow-crowned summit of Mount
Hood, glorious In tho sunlight of dawning
While she gazed at the landscape and
mused, I regarded her. A queenly girl,
upon whose ;falr face the distractions and
dissipations of three seasons have left no
mark. Time has thus far passed her by,
without one lingering touch. Surely she
has little to dread from tho coming years.
",No," she remarked presently, coming
back from that mental excursion to the
top of Mount Hood, or elsewhere, "there
Is scarcely anything going on just now,
except golf. It is lovely out a tho Units
these days, and enthusiastic golfers are
simply living there. I don't play my
self; -hardly know a golf stick from a
croquet mallet, but I Jike to go out and
Idle away an afternoon In the sunshine.
And pne Is always sure (0 meet gonie one
worth while, you know. '
'' " Sjmpliouy Concert,
"Thore was tho Symphony Orchestra
Concort Thursday night. Nearly every
body went. The boxes were occupied by
representative Fortland people, and the
house was well filled. The Symphony Or
chestra is improving. If it continues to
progress, we. wHl In time have a musical
aggregation that will compare. with some
of the orchestras of large Eastern cities.
I am -only speaking of possibilities
now, and please to remember that 'if.' "
The younger . mombers of society were
in a flutter of expectancy prior to the
initial party of the Volkamenlas, which
occurred February 22. Over 200 Invita
tions were sent out, and there werefcw
regrets. Every one who had the good for
tune to be bidden was eager to see how
the new club would .acquit itself, It is
sufficient to say that not a single note of
disappointment was expressed by the hap
py crowd that gathered at Burkhard
Hall Tuesday evening. 'Tho hall had been
tastefully decorated for tho occasion with
palms and garlands of ivy) 'Purple .was
the prevailing note In the color scheme,
anath& effect was one of subdued "rich
ness. Mrs. Martin L. Pipes, Mrs. Shaw.
Mrs. Albert V. Gamier and Mrs. Charles
E. Sawyer were the patronesses, and they
woceHablr sustained in their pleasing du
ties "by tho reception committee, consist
ing of Charley Boise, George Henrlot,
Frank Bu&by and Ed Stemme. Everest's
orchestra supplied the- music.
Many Pretty Gowns.
There were many pretty gowns most of
them worn for 'the first time. In honor of
this eventf The Volkamenlas- wilL" give
their next party one year from the date
of tho first, at the same place.
''The Wednesday Night Club met Infor
mally at Burkhard hall on the evening
of February 2S. This club will hereafter
meet every Wednesday night, for music
Parsons Hall was the scene of a vory
dolightful affair Friday evening, when the
Sans Souci Club met and danced the mid
night hours away.
Mrs. Alexander Kerr gave a1 small,"but
very enjoyable, party at hor residence on
East Stark and East Twelfth streets
Wednesday evening. 1
Mrs. R. C. Mays gave a muslcale. dur- 1
lng the week at her home on Flanders j
street. Mr. Coarsen, Mr. Conrad and Miss j
Jdlla Sprague, of Tacoma, took part In
the programme. '
Mrs. George M. Wells and Miss Wells
are spending the week in Cathlamet, vis
iting Mrs. JohnWest, AGATHA.
1 . 1
IX AIULV CIRCLES.
Various llnppenliiKH of fhe Week at
Chaplain Leslie R. Groves, who has re
cently arrived at Manila, has been at
tached to the Fourteenth Infantry.
Bishop C. Barker, Episcopal Bishop of
We&tern Washington, was tho Guest of
Major and Mrs. Allison, for a few days
Captain Thomas W. Darrah, the -popu
lar Adjutant of the Thirty-fifth Infantry. '
has been detailed as Adjutant-General on j
the staff of General William A. Kobbe.
FiritJ.L.leutenant Charles R. Krauthoff, '
Fourteenth Infantry, has recently -been .
appointed captain in the Commissary De
partment and relieved from duty in Ma
nila. ? . y
Doctor 'J.'R. Reagles left here last week
for his new station. Fort Stevens, Or..
wliore he relieved Dr. George A. Skinner, j
w1k Is "under orders to report at'San Fran- ,
ciscb. ' ' j
'Major James. A. -Watrous, paymaster,
has been a .daily visitor at the Post during j
thepast "w'eek, belrig'-Ohe of the- members '
of a general court-martial now in session I
Captain E. JF.GJenn, Twpnty-fifth In
fantry, andr Second .Lieutenant W' C.
Sweeney, .Twenty-fourth Infantry, de
parted last Saturday for San Francisco,
whence they will go to Manila on the
Thornis. to joln'tliojr respective regiments.
Weddinprs of the Week In Portland
h'rid nt Other 1'olntx.
Mr. William C Hoofleln and Miss Edith
E. Davis -w ere- quietlyr married on Sun
day evening last. At the Bay View Hotel.
Newport. "The ceremony 'was performed
byReVj Isaac Dawson, of St. Stephen's
Church, In the presence of the immedi
ate relatives of the bride and groom.
The hotel parlor and dining-room were
neatly decorated for the occasion, with
ferns. Ivy, etc., the. American flag being
conspicuous. After the ceremony all re
paired to the dinlng-rbom. where an elab
orate wedding supper' w.asf served. The
young people begin married life with tho
best wishes of a largecifcjOffnendsr sthe
bride being the estimable daughter of tho
captain of the bay teamer, Richardson.
Tho gr6om hasr been connected with the
C. '& E. 'R. R.'for years. Mr. and Mrs.
Hoefleln will reside in Albany.
A vers' pretty; wedding --was solemnized
at Vancouver J ast Saturday, the contract
ing parties being Miss Edith Bingham, of
this city.. aniTTb.o"riaS Charles -Campbell,
of MJssissipnU Immediately after the
ceremony the bridal party repaired to the
residence of the bride's parents. In Port
land, where a repast was served. Mr",
and Mrs. Campbell will leave shortly for
an extended Eastern trip, that 'may In
clude a visit to the Orient.
" Xendtl Baker.
There was a quiet wedding at Mllwan
klo on the evening of Wednesday, Feb
ruary 2L The Nendel home was deco
rated with ferns and holly, and the con
tracting parties were Mr. GeoTge H. Nen
del, of Mllwaukie, and Miss Margaret B.
Baker, of Hood View, Or. They were
united In 'matrimony by Rev. D. Read
Barber, Congregational minister of Sher
wood, the brother of the groom and sistor
of the bride acting, as best man and maid
of honor, respectively.
Miss Mary Rowlands, daughter of Mrs.
JL E. Rowlands, of Irvjngton. and W. W.
Riggs were united in marriage on Wed
nesday evening, February 2S, at S o'clock,
at the home of the brlde'-s mother, 842
Broadway street. In the presence of a
largo gathering of relatives and friends.
The ceremony was performed.by the Rev.
R. W. Farquhar, Mendelssohn's wedding
march, being played by an orchestra. The
young' couple stood under a beautiful
wedding bell, which was suspended from
tho ceiling by white ribbons. The deco
rations ,werp pretty. The, chandeliers
were festooned with smliax and ferns,
and. ,the parlors looked like 'a small
grove; Here" and there weffc' beautiful
palms and potted plants. The bride was
charming in white taffeta, covered with
silk muslin; ornaments, diamonds. The
young people were the recipients of many
beautiful and useful gifts.
S. W. WIngate and Mrs. Annie B. Hen
derson were "married Friday, February
23, at the residence o'f W. A. T. Bushong,
at Waverly, by Rev. Dr. GJbson, of the
United Presbyterian Church. A number
of friends and relatives w.ere present and
an elegant dinner was served. Mr. and
Mrs. WIngate will be at home; after March
15 at 321 North East Eighth street.
The engagement of Miss Evelyn Fisher
to Mr. Robert William Schmcer Is an
nounced. The engagement Is announced of Mis3
Adcle Frances Harritt, daughter of J. W.
Harritt, of Salem, to Mr. Harry A. Green,
of this city.
, IX AXD ABOUT PORTLAND.
'Socinl'nnd Other Events, Pnst, Pres
ent nnil Prospective.
The employes of the several depart
ments ' of the Western Union Telegraph
Company in this city handsomely re
membered one of their number last Tues
day afternoon. Mr. S.W. WIngate, for
many years chief electrician of the Port
'ianti' agency, was recently married to an
estimable lady of the East Side and on
the" return of the happy couple from
their wedding trip, Mr. Wingate's asso
ciates called and presented them with a
magnificent silver water pitcher and tray.
Engraved upon each piece was a large
letter "W." which, to the uninitiated,
,may stand for water, wine or any old
thing to be contained In a pitcher so
fine, but which, by the telegraph frater
nity, will be recognized as Mr. Wingate's
private "sign," which has been heard in
many offices, from Kansas City to the
Pacific Coast. Mr. WIngate responded
to tho presentation speech In a happy
A pleasant evening was spent at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Wilson, at
Sunnyside, on Wednesday last, the occa
sion being a surprise party tendered to
the, host and hostess by a few friends.
Anfbng those present weref Mr. ana Mrs.
R. McBrlde. Mr. and Mrs. Norman, Mr.
and Mrs. Steel, Mr. and Mrs. Gill, Mr.
and Mrs. Snooks. Mr. and Mrs. Thomp
son, Mrs. Nell, Mrs. Jocelyn and her son,
Mr. H. Ford, and Miss Ford. Miss Beedee,
Miss Harper. Mrs. Larote, MrsJ' Fergu
son, the Misses Nell, Mr. G. Nell, Dr.
Braden and Mr. Raymond." Cards and
dancing occupied the attention of the
guests until the time arrived for depart
ure to their hdmes.
Mrs. Robert Evans gave a pleasant
surprise party at her residence, 27 East
Seventh street, on the afternoon cjf Feb
ruary 22, Iq honor of the eighth birth
day anplveraary of. her daughter, Georgia
Luanna. A number of the friends of the
little girl were Invited to her home and
were afterwards taken to a matinee, in
the care of Miss Ceclle Shambrook, sister
of Mrs. Evans, and Mrs. L. Lachmund.
After returning, the small folk were
served with light refreshments.
Mr. and Mrs. George Baker gave a mu
sical and whist party last Tuesday even
ing at their home In Piedmont. Professor
Schnnuffer favored the company with
vocal solos, and Mrs. A. S. Foster ren
dered several Instrumental selections.
Mrs. W. T. Gardner and Mr. A. S. Fos
ter carried off the laurels at "duplicate
Thursday evening, a very happy party
gathered at Dr. Hamilton Meade's new
residence, on Hancock street. Music and
games were enjoyed, and lunch was
Miss Viola Manner entertained a num
ber of her friends on tho evening of
Washington's birthday. The evening was
spent with whist and vocal and instru
mental music Mr. W. A. Robb enter
tained the guests with a number of vocal
The entertainment and dance given by
Portland camp. No. 107, Woodmen of the
World, at Its hall, on Wednesday even
ing. February 2S, was a gratifying suc
cys. fIt" "was given by the members to
thejr wives and friends. Tho committee
necured the adjoining hall to accom
modate the COO people who were present,
when Past Court Communder C. M. Be
quette called the assembly to order. After
enjoying a musical programme, the com
pany repaired to the dancing hall, which
was filled to Its utmost capacity.
Mrs. William G. Stlmson gave a delight
ful whist party Thursday afternoon at
her home, 5S1 Sixth street. Hearts were
trumps, as the decorations of the par
lors plainly Indicated, cut flowers and
Ivy vines being also plentifully in evi
dence. Choice refreshments were served
to the company.
A select entertainment and dance wa3
given by Eureka council. No. 201, Knights
and Ladles of Security, at the Auditor
ium, Monday evening. The programme
was unusually attractive. Deserving of
especial mention was 'the address on the
aims and objects of the society" by Mrs.
N. L. Gustin.
St- .Anne's Charitable Society gave a
card party Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. M. J. Hunt, at Irvlhgton.
Mrs. A. N. Wright won the first whist
prize, a silver bonbon basket, which sho
donated for another whist party. Mrs. H.
Diamond won second prize.
The operetta dress rehearsal of "Cin
derella" was given at Burkhard hall last
Monday evening by Miss Maxon and Miss
De Witt. "
iofnnnd Visitor -Complimented:
A "tea" was given recently by Mrs.
John Evans, In Chicago, in honor of Miss
Maude Hudson, of Portland, who Is the
guest of Miss Luella Sinclair, and Miss
Orma Benedict, wio is visiting her sister,
Mrs. Preston Burnett, of the Windy City.
PEOPLE C03IIXG AXD GOIXG.
Ebb and FIotv of the Social Tide. In.
nztd. About Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Strain have .taken up
their esldence at the Guilliaumc.
Mlfis Irene Anderson left last evening for
Bakor City, to remain indefinitely.
Miss Bessie Ewlng returned Thursday
from a two months' visit in Eastern Ore
gon. Mrs.. Mary'H. Lclnenweber and daugh
ter, of Astcria, are visiting with friends
in this city.
John II. Hall arid wife have returned
from a visit to San Francisco and South
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Gcvurtz receive
this aftornpon and evonlng, at their resi
dence, 2S3 Seventh street.
Mr .and Mrs. Edward Ehrman have ar
rived from San Francisco and are stop
ping at the Hobart-Curtls.
Mrs. F. J. Knepper returned Monday,
after having spent tho last six months
visiting relatives and friends in the East.
Mrs. Irving Bllnn and Master Louis
Bllnn and maid, formerly of Los Angeles,
are visiting Mrs. J. M. Sutton, in this
Mr. R. 6. Holmes Is here from Seattle
to attend the funeral of his brother, A. A.
Holmes, late of Company D, Fourteenth
Mrs. A. C. Fellows and her mother have
returned from a two months visit td Mrs.
Fellows' sister, Mrs. Robert Robley, of
Los Angeles, Cal.
Mrs. H. C. Exon left during the past
week for San Francisco, to visit her
daughters, Mrs. A. A. Wayne and Mrs.
F. E. Stranahan.
Miss Mario Maloney, who has been visit
ing her fcister, Mrs. Arthur D. Marshall,
of Astoria, for the past two months, left
Thursday via the Northern Pacific for
Washington, D. C.
Mr. Herbert M. Lee, for a number of
years head bookkeeper for the Standard
Oil Company in this city, left Thursday
for Sumpter, where he will enter on his
duties with a prominent firm.
Harry T. Nicolal and Samuel B. Archer,
members of the Gamma Eta Kappa Fra
ternity, have gone to San Francisco.- Mr.
'Nicolal will visit parts of Southern Call
fornuvi and Mexico, while Mr. Archer
will remain in San Francisco, where he
will spend about six months. They will
act as delegates from Psl Chapter to the
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III! I II ! I " ' ' ' ' " " ' II 1-. I l -- . 1' ' L i. 1 .HI II. .LI.
MR. CHARLES KIXG, AS RIP VAX WIXKLE, AT THE METROPOLITAX
annual convention of the Gamma -Eta
Kappa, which will be held in San Fran
cisco March 3.
Next Saturday Heller's new millinery
store, 3S0 Washington street, corner of
West Park, will open for business. Mrs.
J. Heller has returned from an extended
trip to tfew York, where she- purchasd
the most beautiful designs In millinery
that have ever been shoyfn In Portland
creations from tho master minds of the
trade in New York and Paris. The new
store is handsomely decorated and fur
nished, and has a strictly metropolitan
appearance. The original store on the
East Side will continue as heretofore.
"Antony and Cleopatra,"
As a most Interesting study, to be begun
Wednesday, 2 o'clock; also evening
Shakespeare class to be formed, Thoso
wishing to Join communicate with Mme.
J. H. Bauer, 475 Main street. 51 per month.
Have arrived, mado under my supervision
while in New York. H. B. Lltt.
Tho Jolly Neighbors' sixth party, Friday
Miss Bertha Martins, decorative art,
has removed to room 312 Allsky building.
Go to Storey's Ladles' Tailoring Par
lors, 29 Lewis Building, for first-class
Series of six talks on the "Poetical
Books of tho Bible," with Illustrative
readings, to be given by Mrs. Louis Alt
man during successive Tuesdays In Lent;
3:30, Selllng-HIrsch Building. Course tick
ets, ?2 00; for sale at Swing's and Gill's,
also 405 Stark street.
SOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA.
Various Events of the Week in the
State of Oregon.
A number of the relatives and friends
of Mrs. Louisa Forstner gave her n
pleasant surprise call on the evening of
February 18, that being the 57th anni
versary of her birth.
The ladles of the local Degree of Honor
last Wednesday evening entertained their
brothers of the A. O. U. W. lodges. Card
playing, dancing and sodlal converse fur
nished the entertainment. .
Last Tuesday evening Mrs. G. A. Rock
well was given a birthday surprise by tho
members of tho congregation of the Pres
byterian Church. The evening was passed
In pleasant social amusements and closed
with the serving of refreshments.
The Duplicate Whist Club was enter
tained this week by Mr. and Mrs. Squire
Farrar. Six tables of players were pres
ent, and a very enjoyable time was had.
The club will hold Its next meeting at
the residence of Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Gil
bert. Protection Lodge. A. O. TJ. W., gave a
dance In Its hall last Monday evening.
About CO couples were present and partici
pated In the pleasures of the occasion.
The event was so successful that t Is
probable the lodge will give similar danc
ing parties later In the season.
Mrs. E. C. Lewis has returned from an
extended visit to Southern California.
On Saturday evening of last week, Mr.
and Mrs. W. O. Wilkinson entertained a
large number of friends at their home on
Grand avenue, with cards and dancing.
The ladles of the Public Lbrary gave
a muslcale on Tuesday evening, at the
home of Mayor Bergman. A pleasing
musical and literary programme was ren
dered. The Euchre Club was entertained by
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Sanborn on Friday
evening. Billiards, dancing and refresh
ments kept the guests delightfully Inter
ested until a late hour.
Dr. A. A. Finch and Miss Gertrude Mc
Connell. of Woodland. Cal., were married
at the home of the bride's parents, on Sat
urday of last week. They arrived on the
State on Thursday and will make their
homo in this city.
I Tho Chafing Dish Club was entertained
by Miss Heilborn6n the evening' of Wash
ington's Birthday. 'A fe'w hours were
spent most delightfully and, by way of
novelty, the men were the cooks for the
Miss Pearl Cole gave a charming card
party on Thursday evening of last week.
In honor of her guest. Mlsa Barker, of
Portland. "Hearts" was the game for the
evening and dancing was also Indulged In,
refreshments being subsequently served.
I Mrs. P.' A. Stokes gave a Very pleasing
I ''Afternoon" to about 30 ladies on Friday
1 last. Pictures of celebrities were scat
tered through the rooms, and the guests
spent a lively few hours guessing the
identity of them. Mrs. J. A Fulton cap
tured the prjze.
MLss Charlotte Baumister. of Walla
Walla, Is a guest of her cousin, Miss Stella
I Mrs. W. C. Shtilts, with her young
son, of Spokane, is. visiting her parents,
,Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Nye, on Water
Miss Lena Jenkins entertained a few
friends on Saturday afternoon at the
home of her aunt, Mrs. C. B. Wade, on
Locust Hill. Miss Jenkins was assisted
by Mrs. W, L. Shlverick.
The event of the season socially was
the dance given at Armory Hall on Tues
day evening. February 27.' A large num
ber of people were present and enjoyed
themselves up to the stroke of 12 o'clock,
when Lent put a stop to the festivities.
On Sunday morning, at the home of the
bride brother. Dr. E. A. Vnughan, on
Water street, occurred -the "marriage of
Miss Catherine Vaughan and Mr Charles
H. Eppinger, Rev. W. E. Potwlne of
ficiating. The young people left on a wed
ding trip to Portland and ,the Sound.
On Thursday evening the Tribe of Ben
Hur rendered a musical, programme and
gave a banquet to a large numher of peo
ple. The order of exercises at the dinner
involved the idea of covering the scope
of General Lew Wallace's "Ben-Hur,"
by assigning each of the prominent char
acters of the narrative to some one as a
Mr. L. E. Hamilton has been visiting
Miss Zulu Winn has returned from a
several months' visit to California.
Fred Wcatherford, of Bishop Scott's
Academy, is visiting his parents here.
"Miss Gibson, who has been the guest
of "Mrs. P. A Young, returned to her
home in Portland last week.
The Modern Travelers gave a very
pleasant reception at the homo of Mrs.
Nelson on last Friday evening.
One of the chief social events of the
season wai tho party given by Miss Ora
Simpson to about 40 of her friends on
Friday, February 23. Miss Simpson was
assisted In receiving by Owen Beam and
Miss Mary Stewart, who were hand
somely costumed as George and Martha
Washington, respectively. Progressive
games furnished the chief amusement of
MIS3 Holland, of Salem, Is the guest of
her sistor. Miss Connie Holland, at So
A number of their young friends were
entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Woodward,
at their home, Tuesday evening.
Mrs. A. B. Cordley entertained a num
ber of friends Saturday afternoon, the
guest of honor being Mrs. R. M. Davis
son, of Salem.
The ball given, by tho Lady Maccabees,
at tho Opera "House, Friday evening, was
one of tho most delightful social events
of the season.
The Ladles' Missionary Society of the
Presbyterian Church was pleasantly en
tertained at tea, by Mrs. W. A. Wells,
H. I. Heath left Monday for the mines
on Blue River.
Miss Bergltta Nelson pleasantly enter
tained a few of her friends at her home
Mrs. F. W. Fenton pleasantly enter
tained a number of friends at her homo In
this city last week.
B .M. Jennings and family left last
week for their home In Illinois, after
spending about 10 months in McMinn
vllle. The firemen's ball, given Thursday even
ing. February 22, in Campbell's Hall, was
largely attended, and proved a successful
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Stevens and daugh
ter. Miss Murlal. and Miss Bertha Gold
smith returned from an extended visit to
San Francisco Saturday.
Miss Edith ' Wishart, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. G. H. Wishart, was married .to
Herbert Thome, of Portland, Wednesday,
at 4 P. M.. Rev. J. H. Beaven officiating!
at the home of her parents, and In tho
presence of a few invited guests.
Miss M. H. Flynn returned Monday to
her home In Huntington.
Dr. E. E. Ferguson, of Pendleton, and
Dr. Bello Rlnehart were united In mar
riage Saturday evening, by Rev. D. V.
Poling. Only relatives were present. Dr.
and Mrs. Ferguson will mako The Dalles
thejr future home.
Mrs. R. A Booth returned from Sagi
Miss Bertha Barrie Is visiting her sis
ter, Mrs. Ralph 'Hanna; in Portland.
Mrs. J. N. Denison returned on Satur-
That we have the largest stock of Carpets in the
city, that our prices are the lowest and our pat
terns the prettiest. '
This week we shalf offer the biggest bargains In
Extension and Center Tables ever thrown on the
This golden oak polished Qj r?n
Center Table, only -PH.OU
This C-foot ash Extenslqn C5 7c (This 6-faot polished oak Ta- Cif
Table, only J.Oj ble, only ! .? I U
WE SELL ON
!. Gevurtz, the Homefurnisher, '""cSrShiii
Girlish Figure Wori Back
When added flesh hides the
lines that once drew admi
Ten times out of ten brings back tho
t .youthful figure, throws tho back in at
the waist line, straightens the shoul
ders, and reduces a prominent abdo
men one to three Inches. Three grades,
60c, 75c, ?1.15.
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day from a two months visit to New
Jersey and other Eastern points.
Mrs. Henry Phillips, Mrs. E. P. Phil
lips and Miss Maude Phillips, who have
been spending the winter at the Preston
Peak mine, left for San Francisco on
Mrs. Emery Wilson has returned from
'Miss Minnie Uhlman and Mrs. A. T.
Knox, of Portland, visited hero .last
, week. . '
1 Mrs. W. H. Fisk. of Chicago. Is visit- ,
lng. Professor J. W. Marsh and Mrs. E.
Mrs. Anna Hatch, assisted by Miss
Josephine Baber, entertained at her homo
In Forest Grdve. last Thursday, Rev. M.
D. Dunning, the Congressional minister,
and his wife, and Professor H. 1 Bates,
of Pacific University.
Frank Hogan. of Grangevllle, Idaho, is
visiting old friends here.
Miss Grace Cheadle, of Lebanon, Is vis
iting her brother. Dr. E. M. Cheadle.
Mrs. J. A. Heln, of Clackamas County,
Is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Will Bone
Mrs. Kennedy, of Portland, is a guest
of Mrs. R. A. Voss, of this city.
Mrs. S. A. George, of Waitsburg, Wash.,
Is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. M. G.
Last Friday evening Earl Tooze enter
tained a number of friends at his home,
the occasion being his 13th birthday.
A pleasant surprise party was tendered
Miss M. Theresa Boitano, at the homo
of her parents, Palestine, Or., last Tues
XORTII OF THE COLUMBIA.
Various Eventn of the Week In the
State of Washington.
The "Vancouver High Five Club met
with Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Marsh on "W"qd
Charles D. Gray and wife, of Oman;,
aro guests of their grand children, Val
entino Fiko, Miss Mabel Flko and Free
The Association of young men In this
city, known as "Tho Highbinders," Is re
hearsing for an amateur minstrel perform
ance, to be given in the near future.
The social event of tho week was the
afternoon High Five party and "tea"
given by Mrs. A. B. Eastham last Satur
day. The guests numbered 2C0.
A farewell dance was given at Webber's
Hall on Tuesday evening by the Govern
ment employes, who expect soon to leave
for Manila, In charge of Government
State Senator Charles Bowlen and wife,
of Red Wing. Mont., who have been mak
ing a tour of Pacific Coast cities, were
the guests- of Mr. and Mrs. George Cone,
, Mr. and Mrs. George Cono celebrated
their 20th wedding anniversary last Sat
urday by entertaining a number of their
friends. The host and hostess were the
recipients of a number of valuable gifts.
On Saturday, February 24, at the resi
dence of Mr. and Mrs. George Cone, in
this city, occurred the marriage of their
daughter. Miss Gertrude Cone, to Mr.
Benton Yost, of Troutdale. Or. The cere
mony was performed by Rev. L. A. Tost,
of Troutdale. Afterward a wedding din
ner was served.
.Mrs. A. J. Kneppper, of Portland, "is vis
iting Mrs. Alexander Mackay.
Hon. John B. Allen and wife are In the
city, from Seattle, for a few days.
Bert Parker, son of Colonel F. J. Par
ker, has gone to " San Francisco, to study
Mrs. Nellie TruaTC O'Nlel has arrived
home from New York City, where- she
passed the winter.
Lieutenant Helntzelman.. Sixth Cavalry,
has been ordered to Manila, and will
leave in a few days, via Seattle.
Mrs. Dr. Herbert Smlth,,nee Miss Ltea
Resaer, of this place. Is here from her
home In Chlco, Cal., visiting relatives tnCL
Monday evening the members of the
High Five Club beat their' husbands 'and
brothers at cards at the residence of Mrs.
John Dqoley. n .
Captain David L. Bralnard, of the Com
missary Department, TJ. S- A., who was
This C-foot golden oak pol-, '
Ish finish Extension Table. Clg
hero several months, on his return from
tho Greely expedition to the North pole,
has been promoted to a full majority In
A large party of ladles and gentlemen
went out to the suburban residence of
William Rltz. on Monday evening, whero
they passed several hours, as the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Rltz and Mr. and Mrs.
R. R. Reldford. n
Services nt St. Patrick's.
Tho following musical programme will
bo-rendered today at St. .Patrick's Church,
morning services. 10:30: La Hachers: mass"
will be sung- complete by fullTch'oir c
20 voices. Offertory: Pro Peccatls. from
"Stabat Mater," will be rendered by
James E. Owen?. At tho evening services
Roswlg's vespers will bo sung,, and after
tho magnificat. Father Desmarals will
give tho solution of questions deposited
in tho question box of St. Patrick's Church.
He will dwell particularly on the question
of "Spiritualism." At the benediction tho
"O Salutarls" will be rendered by J.
Malloy. Soprano solo intermezzo from
"Cavallerla Rustlcana," (Mascagnl), to
be rendered by Mrs. J. E. Owens. Tan
tum Ergo (Rossi) soprano and baritone,
duet and chorus. Miss Mary O'Dea will
preside as organist. Everybody welcoma
to morning and evening services. Free
seats always reserved for visitors.
A IH p:h Soprano.
A young lady sang in a choir --
Her voice rose holr and holr, ,
Till one starry night
It rcoe out of sight
And was found next morn on the spolr.
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