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. THE SUNDAY. OBEGOSLNr? PORTLAND, FEBRUAEY 26, 1905.
WASHINGTON'S birthday was ob
served with many enjoyable social
affaire, these including the after
'Jioon meeting or Multnomah Chapter,
Daughters of the American Revolution;
. the smoker at which the Sons of the Rev
olution entertained the "University Club
In the evening, the colonial tea given by
the lades of the Firt Presbyterian
Church, and Dr. and Mrs. Henry Waldo
Coe's bridge party. The entertainment
at Pareon'a Hall on Friday evening, given
for the benefit of Trinity Church's organ
.-lund, was an entire Buccess, being .largely j
' The Academy Club's dance at Parson's j
Hall last evening was enjoyed by many j
young people. Mrs. Helen Ladd Corbett, i
Mrs. Zera Snow and Mrs. Richard Koehler
"were patronesses, and Parson's orches
tra provided an excellent programme of
the latest music.
Pleasant church events of the past -week
wer the San Grael Christian Endeavor
Society's colonial social, given on Mon
day evening 3n the parlors of the First
Presbyterian Church; a social given by
Ihe Sunnyslfle Congregational Church on
Wednesday, the entertainment given on
Tuesday evening by the Men's League of
the First Presbyterian Church, and a so
cial given by the Ladies' Aid Society of
th.j Grac? Methodist Episcopal Church on
"Wednesday afternoon. Another interest
leg entertainment was given at Grace
Ohnrch on Tuesday evening, the mem
bers o the congregation having arranged
a reception in honor of their new pastor.
Rev. Clarence True Wilson. Speeches
were made by Rev. J. Whltcomb Brough
er, D. D and J. K. GilL A musical pro
gramme included numbers by Mr. Wilders
string qirarclt and members of the choir.
Mrs. Samuel Kerr was Miss Emma
Etuart's guest of honor at a tea which
was a delightfully informal affair of
Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Kerr, -who is
one of the Winter's brides. Is an Aus
tralian girl with a very charming man
ner and charming English voice -with Just
sl captivating suspicion of an accent. She
lth.es Portland and since her arrival has
xaads many friends here. Apsistins Miss
Stuart in entertaining were Mrs. Anna
Selkirk Norton, the new contralto, who
ng in a delightful way; Miss Lucy Sit
tto. Miss Maud Howell. Miss Fay Swick,
of Dayton, and Mrs. Fred .Strong. Miss
Katherlne Sitton and Miss Etta Honey
man were at the teatable and Mrs. Lloyd
Wentwortb and 2Als Etta Morris .served
The most important social event of the
week will be the card party of Friday af
ternoon given for the benefit of the Wp
man's Exchange, iu the Scottish Rite
Cathedral. The affair 'promises to be
the largest social event of the year
and brings to a close a very successful
reason. Invitations were sent as far as
possible to the different society card
clubs and the idea is for the invited guests
to make' up their own tables before Friday
afternoon.1 one but of every four engag
ing her table beforehand, 3 It would have
been impomible to arrange peoplo at the
last moment. Every indication points
to tho affair being a great success, both
socially and financially. One of the best
bridge players proudly boasts of a dozen
invitations to play at different tables,
"while on the other hand one of this sea
son's debutantes is in great distress over
the fact that she cannot And anyone to
jilsy with. She was unfortunately out of
town whon the invitations came out and
by the time she heard of It all her friends
had been snatched up. However, she is
determined to go and has signified her
Intention of playing solitaire rather than
be out of It. The beautiful Masonic
Temple has been most kindly placed at
the disposal of the Exchange for that day
and the different rooms are to be thrown
open tothe guests. Bridge and 600 are to
be played in the large assembly-room,
"while" the library and parlors will be
given over to whist and duplicate whist.
Although bridge took possession of Port
land over two years ago and has appar
ently held full sway since then, there are
many who prefer 500 or whist, and It will
T?e interesting to note which of the four
games-is the most popular in Portland so
ciety. Prizes are to be given the players
having the hlghcM scores, and as they"
have been selected by one of the younger
matrons, whose good taste in uch things
1e well known, they will prove quite an
interesting feature, " For those of the In
vited guests who do not play cards, but
who have the interests of the Woman's
Exchange at heart, the afternoon will
repolve itself into a- reception from
4:10 on. , .
Mrs.H. D. Ranjsdell and Mrs. J. H.
Hagcny entertained -on Tuesday after
noon at Mrs. Ramsdell's residence on
Portland "Heights, in honor" -of their moth
er, Mrs. E. A. Turner, the occasion being
her SOth birthday. Hor- many friends were
glad of the opportunity id. greet her and
offer hor their hevt wishes. Over 75 guests
were present, and "Mrs. Turner -was the
recipient of many beautiful flowers and
blooming plants, one of these charming
remembrances being a bunch of SO mag
nifiicent carnations, the gift of Mrs. B. H.
Nlcoll. The dining-room was beautiful
with the decorations of carnations and the
room was lighted by 80 candles. Miss Prue
JJagony and Miss Mildred Turner poured
'tea. .while Miss Hazel Reed and Miss
Pauline Turner served coffee. They were
assisted by Miss Kate Ramsdell. Frappe
was served in the hall by Mrs. Harrison
Holmes. Among those present were tho
following: Right Rev. B. Wistar Morris,
Miss Morris. Rev. T. X. Wilson. Mrs. Wil
son, Mr?. Samuel McBride. Mrs. L. Mc
Bride. Mrs. Hubbell. Mrs. A.-C. Newill,
Mrs. S. P. Lee. Mrs. Charles Hoi man.
Mrs. Bacon. Mrs. George Weldlcr. Mrs.
Seymor'e. Mrs. Wattcrbury, Mrs. Drake,
Mrs: Robert McDuffee, Mrs. S. H. Thomp
Fon.Ortrs. G- W. Stroud. Dr. Mary Thomp
son. Mrs. P. S. Hanson. Mrs. Francis
Rowc, Mrs. C F. Altken, Mrs. S. G. Allan.
Mrs. J. W. Weatherdon. Mrs. McCJure,
Mrs. C. W. Nottingham. Mrs. H. Jasper.
Mrs. Arthur C. Harris, Mrs. J. Grant
Turner, Dr: ZIgler, Mrs. James. Mrs. Mc
Donell. Mrs. Ormond Fletcher. Mrs; H. F.
Turner. Mrs. Franklin I. Fuller. Mrs. F.
E. Beach, Mrs. Mason, Mrs. James Tum
or. Mrs. Hall, Mrs. J. Dunlap. Mrs.
Lopham, Mrs, Frank Fleming. Mrs, C
Baafield. Mrs. W. B. Turner. Mrs. B. H.
Nlcoll. Mrs. G. C. Flanders. Mrs. Fear.
Mrs. Jay Smith, Mrs. A. T. Smith, Mrs.
T. J. Gelsler. Mr. Robert Wnrrack. Mr.
Crawford, Mrs. J. Jacobson, Mrs. H. B.
Nicholas, Mrs. William Labbe, Mrs. John
Cox. Mrs. Ella G. Lee. Mrs. J. S. Rcfcd.
Mrs. H. K. MacArthur. Mrs. N. J. Levin
son, Mrs.- Lewis, Mrs. Edward Lyons, Mrs.
R. J. Holmes, Mrs. James Ewlng,-Mrs-Chambera,
Mrs. H. D. Chambers and the
Mifpcs Ella McBrlde. Crawford. Stroud.
Bciilah Nicholas. Corinne Reed. Winnie
EMielwynne Harrls. Anna Holmes.
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xne cn.iurens niaunuc nm. m ;
by Mrs. Edgar E: Coursen at Aeolian i
Hall Friday afternoon, was one of the
most entertaining children's entertain
ments ever given in the city. The young
people sang with the confidence and ease
of professionals. It is to be hoped that
Mrs. Coursen will repeat the muslcale
and give the public an opportunity to en
Joy It. Following was the programme:
Trio. "Vole of the Western Wind". ... Bambi
ni lo GeraWlne OoinwmrMlM Vlda Cummins,
Mies VMa Rcwl.
'ix Memory" Park
Miss France Corbln.
"Sleep, Little TuMp" Ncvln
Master Raymond Ceursrn.
"A Land of Rows" liel Rtj;o
"Lullaby" (Joaeiyn) GodarJ
Ml Vlda Cumrolnc.
"The Hoe In the Garden" Xeldinccr
"Tou and J" I.thmann
Mlas Geraidtne CettTfcn.
"Dying Robc" Tuntron
Mls Vlda. Reed.
Duet "Hark to the Mandolin" Parker
Mlas Gcraldine Coursen. Master Raymond
Accompanist!" Miss Geraldlne Coursen, Mas
ter Raymond Courren, MIm Vlda Reed.
Mrs. James A. Malarkey and Mrs.
Charles Holman gave one of the most
delightful of the Washington's birthday
teas at their home on Thirteenth street.
The rooms, which were decorated in a
very pretty way, were lighted by many
candles in old-fashioned candlesticks.
Palo pink carnations and tulle were dain
tily arranged oh the tea table, at which
Mrs. William Holman and Mrs. Dan J.
Malarkey presided, assisted by Miss Edna
Jeffery. Miss Frances Joffery, Miss Jxmisc
niibrtck. Miss Virginia Lee and Miss
Marguerite Holman. Mrs. Rufus Holman
assisted charmingly in the drawing-room.
Mr. and Mrs. Malarkey leave for New
Tork on Wednesday to live, and Mrs. Ma
larkey's reception was a farewell to her
A dinner was given for Miss Mabel
Wood, a recent graduate of the High
School, on Wednesday evening at the
Marlyn Club, by Miss Linn, who enter
tained in her usual delightful manner.
The guests included Mr. and Mrs. Fletch
er Linn, Miss Lou Rogers. Miss Aleon
Rogers, Mr. and Mn. Frank Wood. Miss
Mabel Wood. Miss Helen Rosenfeld. Mr.
Mcintosh, George Bloomquest, Berry
Strauhal, John Latta, E. C. Brown, Mr.
Crowell and Mr. Larrabie.
The wedding of Miss Stella Alexander,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Alexander,
of Pendleton, to EJmer Perry Dodd, will
take place on Tuesay. February 28, at
Pendleton. This wedding is one of much
interest to Portland society, in which
the charming bride-to-be Is well known,
and a party of friends from this city
will go to Pendleton to see her married.
Mrs. Charles W. King entertained 40 of
her friends on Wednesday afternoon, the
guests playing whist at 10 tables. Red.
white and blue decorations wore used with
unusually pretty effect. Mrs. G. Noth
nagle and Mrs. Robert Kennedy won tho
EVENTS OF THE WEEK.
Washington's birthday was remembered
by the ladies of tho White Temple, who
celebrated their own birthdays at the
home of Mrs. J. Whltcomb Brougher. The
house was prettily decorated with Oregon
holly and red carnations. A fine musical
and literary programme was rendered.
Miss Hacel Dolph played with exquisite
technique "Tarantella" (Heller) and
"Polonaise" Op. 40 No. l (Chopin), and
Miss Anna Welch, soprano, sang sweetly,
accompanied by Miss Dolph. Miss Ethel
Shea sang "Faco to Faco." a sons well
suited to her rich contralto voice. Read
ings bearing on the homo and fnrMirn
mission work wcro given by Mrs, Mc-
uuire and Mrs. o. P. M. Jamison, and
the closing number "A Missionary Pie."
was recited by Miss Helen McGuirc, in a
Muumi ana pieasmg manner. Mrs.
Brougher was assisted in pecelving by
Mesdames Failing. Driggs. Konf. Jami
son, Gates, Bushnell and Wise, officers
or mo society. Mesdames Bartlett and
bti ics received the birthday offerlnirp
Mrs. Heintz, Mrs. Badgley. Mrs. Guv and
Mrs. Phegloy served the guests In tho
dining-room, assisted by Miss Mlllls, Mies
Franklo King. Miss Wooddy, Miss
Kounas. iiiss blgnor and Miss McDanlels
Mrs. Feary and Mrs. Silverman also as.
slsted the hostess. About 75 ladles were
present, and a large number of areetlnes
were received from those who could not
One of the most charming events of
usmugion s oircnaay was a party
given at me beautiful homo of Mr. G.
O. Graves. 121 East Twelfth street
Miss Eva Graves was the hostess and
was charming in colonial costume of
pink with powdered hair and old-time
Jewels. She was assisted by the Misses
Newton. Price and Bradley, who also
wore dainty colonial costumes. The
spacious rooms were -fetaborately decor
ated witu the rational colors, arranged
in most unique and original style, con
spIcUous places being given to portraits
of George and Martha Washington.
Music, recitations and various amus
lngr contests furnished amusement for
the young people, and a pretty feature
of the evening was the- minuet, danced
by the Misses Graves, Newton, Price
and Bradley. A solo by Mrs. Thamer
was also, a treat to bo remembered
Late in the evoning supper was served
at small tables, the favors being dainty
little flags. Recipients of prizes were
Miss Frances Newsomo, Miss Mamie
Newton, Dale Harrison, Charles Mans
field and Clifton Rice.
Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Ross gave a
charming party at their residence at St
Helens Wednesday evening, - ebruary 22.
The spacious rooms were very tastefully
decorated with fiag3 In keeping with the
anniversary of Washington's birthday.
Progressive ""Five Hundred" was played
during the early part of the evening, the
prize winners being Mrs. R. E. Watts, of
Portland; Mrs. T. J. Cleeton. of Portland;
D. Davis and R. P. Graham. After
enjoying some musical selections, an
elegant supper was served, the table dec
orations being pretty and original, giving
a "Washington's Birthday" effect. The
evening will long be remembered by the
fortunate guests who enjoyed Dr. axd
Mrs. Ross' hospitality. Those present
were Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Graham, Mr.
and Mrs. T. J. Cleeton, Mrs. R. E. Watts,
Miss C. Elbcrtson. Mr. and Mrs. D. Davis,
and W. H. McCorquodale," all from Port
land: Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Perry, of Houl
ton; Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Dillard. Mr.
and Mrs. C. H. Johns. Dr. and Mrs. H.
R. Cliff and W, Muckle. of St Helens.
Among the many Washington birth
day parties perhaps none was more en
Joyed than Miss Cully Anna Cook's party
at which she entertained. Miss Margaret
Wallace, who Is going to Hood River to
live, and a. number of other playmates.
They were entertained with games and
dancing, followed by a delicious supper.
The decorations, in the National colors
.were elaborata. and the games included
some In which the Washington's birth
day idea was prominent The little
hostess was daintily dressed In white.
j with blue ribbons, and her guest or honor
j In blue and white. The children prcs-
viii iiiviuucru. iUBiiiiei, u uiai.i;, wm-
bara Mackenzie. Jean Kerr. Jean Martin,
poanetto Thomas. Ethclwynnc Glass,
ilonnette Boyrr. Florence Kendall. Mar
garet Schofield. Irene Caskey. Cornelia
Coolc Cully. Cook. Harry Van Zaat,
Charles Arthur, Hallett Marwell. Neal
Kendall. Cyril Cackey. Kcneth KInnel.
William Wheeler. Holt. Cooklngham,
Bruce Bates, Ferdinand Smith.
The ladies of Mizpah Presbyterian
Church gave a most enjoyable entertain
ment on the night of Washington's birth
day anniversary, followed by a Colonial
tea. for the benefit of the fund being
raleed with which to complete the fur-
,,,, of tho dining-room and
kitchen. Among thocf who contributed
to the success of the entertainment.
j,, ,n charKC oC Mrsf j. Peterson
and Mrs. Jerome B. McGlade, were Miss
Alice Juston, vocal selections and recita
tions; Miss Maud Dlsbrow, vocal selec
tions; Dr. J. B. Keefcr. vocal selections;
Miss Anna Welch, reoltations: Mrs. N.
R. Donlon, recitations. Mr. Herbert Mar
tin impersonated George Washington and
Mls Dlsbrow made a most charming
Martha Washington. Tea was .served in
the basement of the church, the iablc
ware and decorations being of Confal
date, while the costumes of those In
charge of the tables were of the same
At the close of the regular meeting of
the George Wright Relief Corps. No. 2,
they were invited by the post to their
hall, and very much enjoyed a short ad
dress by Major Boll on the subject, "The
G. A. R.: What Is There in It for Me?"
Commander B. F. Pike, of the Department
of Oregon, was called, and related some
of .his experience with the Legislature
in regard to the Roseburg cottage fund.
which was very interesting to all. The
corps were delightfully entertained on
Tuesday at tho home of Mrs. Henley, East
Main street. The parlors were filled and
lunch was served as Is the custom at
those meetings. The nejet meeting will
be held with Mrs. S. J. Stewart. 450 Yam
hill street, next Tuesday. The regular
whist social given by the George Wright
Relief Corps was held Friday evening and
was largely attended. The committee In
charge, with Mrs. Pferdner as chairman,
entertained very pleasantly.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Griffith entertained
a company of their friends very pleas
antly at whist on Tuesday evening In
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Jennings niece.
Miss Harper, of Boston. Music by Miss
Harper and Master Roy Camp was very
much enjoyed, and whist was played with
interest until late. Mrs. William Dalziel,
Charles Ford. Mrs. H. L. Camp and
Charles Johnson winning prizes. Tho
house was prottiiy decorated with carna
tions and Ivy. both for this occasion and
for a simple wedding ceremony which
preceded it. when Miss "Ella C. Brookes
and B. A. Bellamy were married. Mr.
and Mrs. Bellamy were among the guests
In the evening, but as their marriage was
kept a secret their friends were much
surprised to hear of It the next day. Tltey
are at home at 977 East Morrison street
Miss Lawrence gave her junior sewing
class at the Y. W. C. A. a jolly little
party yesterday morning, the 23 little
girls present enjoying the treat Immense
ly. They played, games and had choco
late and sandwiches and were entertained
by Miss Edith Volck, who played the
This class is doing admirable work In
plain sewing, and is trying hard to fill
Its sample books in order to graduate
and become members of the advanced
class. On Tuesday evening the dressmak
ing class meets, studying first the cut
ting and fitting of skirts, later learning
to mane waists; on Monday evening the
snirtwaist class works and on Friday
nights Miss Lawrence has an enthusi
astic class in milliner'.
On Tuesday last the resident students
of St. Mary's, together with the members
oi tne graduating das. .nent a moat
unique and delightful evening In their
beautiful and spacious recreation hull.
The principal feature of tho evening was
a yellow lunohcon, The dining hall was
most effectively and prettily decorated In
yellow, banked hero and there with potted
plants, jnc tables were tastefully ar
ranged in yellow and whlta; dainty little
orange baskets of bonbon? graced each
puce, while, silver candelabra with yel
low shades added brilliancy to the scone.
The colonial costumes of the participants
completed the charming picture. Tho
remainder of tho evening wan passed most
pleasantly with eongs and dancing.
The Tuesday Afternoon Club met last
week at the home of Mrs. Florence E,
Stalling?. 1233 East Clinton street. After
an elaborate luncheon, the programme for
the arternoon was taken up and rendered
as follows: "John Wycllff: Character and
Work." Mrs." Stalllngs; review of Blblo
translators up to tho authorized version.
Mrs. G. M. Gil iios ; "Making of the Lan
guage, 670 to 1400." Mrs. Merwin Pugh;
"Formation of the English Character."
Mrs. V. L. Hayes. During roll call each
member responded to her name by read
lng in old English a portion of the
"Friar's Tale." Mrs. West was a guest
of the club.. Tho next meeting will be
held with Mrs. A. J. Stiles, 827 Ganten-
beln avenue, Tuesday, February 23.
On Tuesday evening Mrs. Bohnsen
entertained the members of the St
James Lutheran choir. Games were
enjoyed, alter which dainty refresh
ments were served.
Henry Letto pleased his friends by
his singing of "The Holy City." Lillian
and Paulino Bohnsen played a piano
duet and Mr. Mooro sang interpreted
Irish and negro melodies. Those pres
ent were; Mrs. Ella Jones, organist:
Dr. Keefer, choir director; Alfred
Blankholm, violinist; ; Rev. and Mrs.
Leas, Miss Albln. Henry Letto, Fred
venrmg. miss Knutson. Mr. Bcrgess,
Mr. Moore, Mr. Wedemeyer. Mrs.
Keefer. Mr. and Mrs. Bohnsen, Mrs. H.
A. Fredrick, Louis Fredrick.
The Christian Endeavor Society of Has-salo-street
Congregational Church gave a
successful entertainment onTuesday eve
ning. Miss Grace Gilbert the charming
soprano soloist of the Hassalo-etreet
choir, sang "Stolen Wings." "Roses After
Rain;" Miss Trevitte gave some readings
from Eugene Field, and the "Ruggle's
Dinner Party,' from "The Birds' Christ
mas Carol," "A Little Girl's View of
Life." and "Minding the Baby," Miss
English contributed several violin num
bers and a piano duet was played by Mrs
R. T. Brookings and Miss Ada Brook
ings. Miss Brookings also played nrtls
tic piano accompaniments for two of Miss
The Bible class of the Church of the
Good" Shepherd now has a tent at the
Open-Air Sanitarium for Consumptives
and has named it the "Bishop Morris
Tent." after its beloved bishop. The fund
was started in December. 1902, through
interest in a sick woman, and grew slow
ly through individual contributions and a
sale of fancy artfcles until it had money
to pay for and furnish the tent. Tho
class is now working to raise money to
endow the tent, $250 a year being needed
for this purpose. Mrs. A. E. Ott is treas
urer of the class and Mrs. Belle J. Sell
Mr?. Ormond Fletcner gave an in
formal supper on Tuesday evening at
her home, 500 Jefferson street, enter
tain in g 30 guests in honor of her
daughter. Miss Diana Fletcher, " and
George' C. White, to whom she was
married on Wednesday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. H. See entertained
the Lewis and Clarn Whist Club recentlv
in a delightful manner at their beautiful
home, 423 East Twenty-fourth street
The spacious rooms were decorated with
Oregon--hoIly and palms. Twenty-four
members were present and tho guests of
the club were Mr. and Mrs. McCulla. Mr.
and Mrs. Bert M. Denlson, Mr. Fisher
and Mrs. Minerva A. Denison. Tho
guests winning . prises were Mrs. Mc
Culla. and Mr. Denison. The successful
club members being Mrs. Charles L. Boss,
Mr. A. J. Capron. Mrs. Cannon, and Mrs.
t a recent meeting of the John Ivey
Water Color Club it was decided that
each member should bring some original
work to .every business meeting those
failing to comply, to be fined. Thcvalso
extended their membership In the "City
Federation of Women's Clubs" until Oc
The club met at the home of Mrs. Geo.
C. Flanders last Saturday. Quite a num
ber were present and. the afternoon was
spent in working from still life studios.
after which the hostess served delicious
The Joker Card Club was entertained
February -21 by Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hare.
As this was Washington's birthday
week the house was beautifully decor
ated with flags and bunting. Twenty-
four hands wero played at "500," after
which dainty refreshments were served
by the host and hostess, assisted by
Miss Johnson. The prizes were won
by Mrs. David Davis and J. C. Cleeton.
The club will meet February 28 with
Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Lacy, 75o Irving
Miss Jlary Haradon entertained infor
mally on Tuesday afternoon In honor of
her brother's fiancee. Miss. Delia Holt.
Red -and white carnations were prettily
arranged In the parlor tmd princepse vio
lets lp the dining-room. Mrs. C. B. Cel
lars and Mrs. J. S. Pratt sang very
charmingly. Mrs. Cellar's selection being
"Asleep in the Deep." Mrs. Pratt sang
"When the Goidenrod's Aflame, "Call
Me Thine Own," from L'Eclalr, and "O
That We Two Were Maying," by Kevin.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Garrett entertained
very pleasantly at their home on Friday .
evening, -t eDruary i, tne guests naving t
been Invited to celebrate Miss' Mona Gar- j
was very prettily decorated and the eve- i
nlng "was delightfully spent In games.
dancing and music. Some delightful vocal
solos were .rendered by Miss Elizabeth
Sutton and Miss Ella Holmqulst. after J
which light refreshments were served.
On Tuosday evening Mr. and Mrs. i
D. S. Duff entertained the Postofflce :
clerks and their wives at their home. '
The house was tastefully decorated for
the occasion. After tho regular month- .
ly business meeting, a short literary ;
programme was rendered. At a late
hour refreshments were served, after
which the party broke up, carrying
home with them memories of a pleas
The Narcissus Club, of Portsmouth,
gave a delightful party last Tuesday
evening. February 21. The hall was
hrlillnntlv decorated in red. white and
blue; flags and bunting being used with
charming effect. Nearly 100 young
people were in attendance and danc
ing was enjoyed until a late hour- Ev
erest's orchestra furnished delightful
T-nsf Tuesdav afternoon, from 4 to 7, a
very pleasant tea was given by Mrs. M.
Goldblatt at her residence, aao aixm
otr(K In honor of the fourteenth birth
day of her niece. Miss Lillian Lechther.
Many games, were played, alter wnicn
delicious refreshments were served. The
table was decorated with red carnations
Th afternoon of February 12 was most
pleasantly spent at the home of Mr. Ru
dolph Voelker, 7S9 Mississippi avenue, the
occasion being the reception tendered to
Ralf Montag, of San Francisco, and Ar
thur Williams, recently or Seattle. .Mr.
Montair and Mr. Williams will become
permanent residents of Portland.
EurckH Counoll, No. 204, K. L. of S.,
gave tho fourth of Its series of prize whist
contests Monday evening, Febraury 30.
Mrs. C. Rasmussen and. F. SrfUth won
first, and Mrs. J. J. O'Brien and Vernle
Van Horn second prizes. The next open
meeting will be a literary and musical
entertainment on March 6.
Miss Rose Walls entertained the raenv-
bcrs of L'Alerte Club and other friends
on Tuesday ovenlng. Progressive hearts
was the gamo played. Miss Audrey
Browne and Mr. E. Allan winning prizes.
A dainty supper was served, the place
cards being souvenirs of the Lewis and
Mr. and Mrs. T. P.1 Howard's home
was the scene of a delightful affair
Thursday ovenlng, the occasion being
a surprise in nonor ot juiss xneresa
Howard. The evening was passed wlth
games and music, followed by dainty
refreshments. About 30 friends were
PnWlon.1 fniinnll. Vnlcht nf Columbus
gave an enjoyable dance at Paraons Hall
on Tuesday evening, tne anair oemg tne
Council's annual entertainment, given
at the close of a successful season of
n!nannf aneinig Music bv Parsons or
chestra was a delightful feature.
Mrs. T. S. Townsend entertained de
lightfully on Friday afternoon, giving an
Informal tea in honor of two out-of-town
guests, her sister, Mrs. J. P. Henley, of
Indianapolis, Ind., andyMrs. Ball, qf "Mc
MinnviHe, mother of Dr. F. I. Ball.
Miss Maude Howlette gave an at home
Wednesday evening at her residence. 1036
Mabel street. Tho rooms were decorated
with Oregon grape and ferns. Whist and
music were the amusements of the even
ing. Dr. and Mrs. Hicks C. Fenton enter
tained pleasantly on Friday evening.
their guests being members of the Friday
Evening Whist Club.
The wedding of Miss Minnie E. Osborn
to Mr. Alonzo Albert Jackson was solem
nized last Saturday evening at 8:30 o'clock
at the residence of the bride's mother, at
413 Maiden avenue, Seattle. The cere
mony was performed by Rev. M. A. Mat
The bride was gowned in lavender voile
over' silk of the same shade. Her gown
was trimmed with beautiful real lace.
The rooms were beautifully decorated
with-lllles, roses and smllax, while palms
were arranged in conspicuous places, add
ing to the beauty of the pink and white
color scheme. An orchestra rendered mu
sic during the reception.
After the ceremony a dinner was .served
The table was made artistic with red
and yellow tulips and smllax, and sur
rounded with candelabra. Mr. and Mrs,
Jackson left for a trip to-Callfornla. after
which they will make their home In Port
land after the first of March.
George A. White, of The Oregonlan.
editorial staff, and Miss Diana Fletcher,
daughter of Mrs. Ormond Fletcher, were
married on Wednesday morning at St
Stephen's Chapel. Rev. T. M. Wilson
reading the marriage service. The bride,
who was given away by her uncle. Major
C. E. McDonell, wore her traveling gown
of navy blue and carried a bouquet of
violets. Mr. and Mrs. White have gone
to Salt Lake City to spend their honey
The marriage of Miss Cecilia L.emery,
daughter of Joseph Xemery. of Oswego.
Or., to Henry O. Rosebraugh took place
on Wednesday evening,' February 22. at
the residence of the bride s sister, Mrs
Hugh Murphy, . 145 North Fourteenth
street. The ceremony was performed by
the Rev. Father Murphy, of the cathe
Fashions for Spring, 1905,
For Ladies, Misses and Children .
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playmore extensive and pleasing than ever before shown in the city. Em
bracing every new style upon which fashion has set the seal of approval. There
are hundreds of charming refined style modes that are the very height of style
eleg'ance the best European expressions being mingled with the more practical
ideas of our own country.
Onerhalf of our entire second floor is given over
to our Suit and Oloak Departments, in which we are
showing the very latest styles and ideas in Ladies'
Garments Suits of Scotch Plaid, Fancy Mixtures,
Tailored Serge, Panama Cloth and Duche3s Voiles.
Every woman who is interested in correct styles and
splendid garments is invited and urged to visit this
CHILDREN'S SUITS ,
On our third floor we have received the finest
Spring line of Misses' and Children's Dresses and
Jackets. Dresses of lawn and linen, the new sus
pender waist and Prench Skirt Buster Brown
styles in white percale with three box plaits. A full
line of Jackets in coverts, serges and mixtures.
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dral. Tho decorations in white and green
were very pretty, and the bride was dain
tily gowned In white organdie, with veil,
and carried a bouquet of white carna
tions. Miss Mary Becker attended the
brido and F. W. Allen, of Beaverton, Or.,
the groom. Only Immediate relatives and
friends were present. After congratula
tions, refreshments were served. Mr. and
Mrs. Rosebraugh will reside In Portland.
A quiet wedding took place at the resi
dence of Mrs. M. McDonald on Wednes
day. February 22, when Miss Emma Mc
Donald and Edward B. Labbe were united
In marriage. Rev. Father McDevitt offi
ciating. After the ceremony Mr. and
Mrs. Labbe took the 3 o'clock train for
Seattle, and before returning Intend to
make a short tour through the Sound
country and British Columbia.
The wedding of Miss Evelyn Newman
to Mr. Julius Lt. -Louisson took place, at
the residence of the bride's mother, Mrs.
Anna. Newman, at Fresno, Cal., on Wed
nesday evening, February- 22. No cards.
Mr. and Mrs. James Hubbard announce
the engagement of their daughter Flor
ence to Mr. Fredrick Pcrclval Leekley,
the marriage to take place Tuesday even
ing, rcuiuiiij o, ill I U ClJ(.Il, L DL.
Mark's Church: No cards.
Mr and Mrs. "V. Hemenway. of Eugene.
announce the engagement of their daugh
ter, May. to Frank B. Hale, of Grant's
Pass, the wedding to occur on March 9.
The Home Training Association, which
has seen a remarkable growth In inter
est and membership since its recent or
ganization, has been having unusually
Interesting programmesat the Thursday
afternoon meetings, the one last week
having as the principal feature a lecture
on concentration, by Dr. S. R. Johnston,
of Portland Academy.
The purposes of the association as set
forth in a recently issued leaflet are as
To raise the standards of home life.
To develop wiser, better trained parent
To surround childhood with that lov
ing, wise care in the impressionable years
of life, that wlu develop good citizens.
To bring into closer relations the home
and the school, that parent and teacher
may co-operate Intelligently in the "educa
tion of the child. i
This organization Is not In any sense
sectarian or denominational.
The parents' rally, to which fathers
are especially Invited, will be held at
Calvary Presbyterian Church, corner
Eleventh and Clay streets, on February
IS, commences at 7:43 P. M. Programme:
.Music; prayer. Rev. F. Burgette Short.
D. D.; Introductory remarks, Mrs. Sam
uel Connell; "Home and State," Governor
George E. Chamberlain; "The Boys," H.
W. Stone, secretary Y. M. C. A.t vocal
solo, Miss Ethel Shea; "The Home," Mrs.
A. D. Soper; "Physical Basis of Infantile
Morals," Dr. Woods Hutchinson; selec
tion. Men's Resort Male Quartet; "Par
ental Co-operation," Rev. Stephen S.
Wise, D. D.; closing remarks. Rev. Wil
liam S. Gilbert. Chairman, Mrs. C. M.
Invitations are out for a recital to be
given Monday evening, February 27, at
Oddfellows Hall, First and Alder streets,
the entertainment being a Longfellow
evening, as- this will be the 53th anni
versary" of the poet. The programme will
be under the direction of Miss Mae Belle
Names. The numbers will be: Piano
solo,- "Hark. Hark, tho, Lark!" (Schubert
Liszt), Mies Alda Broughton; reading,
"Paul Revere's Ride," MIes Daisy Dun
ning; reading, "The Psalm of Life," Ban
croft Gllllland; reading. "Exile of the
Acadians" (from "Evangeline"). Miss
Flora Dunham; reading, "Evangeline on
the Prairie," Mls3 Marion Cummings; vo
cal solo, "Forgotten" (Cowles), Miss
Stella Garner; reading, "Moonlight,"
Lillian Veatch; reading. "Hiawatha's
Wooing," Miss Beulah Bruce: reading,
"The Wreck of the Hesperus." Marguerite
Egbert; violin solo, D major sonatina
(Schubert). Miss Lenore Gregory; reading.
"The -Building of the Ship," Miss Maud
Jones: reading. "The Children's Hour,"
Miss Clara Love; reading. "The Courtship
of Miles Standi3h." Miss Luella Haight;
vocal eolo. "All Through the Night"
(Porter), Miss Stella Garner; reading,
"Xing Robert of Sicily." Mrs. J. D.
Young: reading. "The Day Is Done," Miss
The Ladies Aid Society of the First
Congregational - Church will have a short
business meeting on weunescay atter
noon. after which a concert programme
will be given. Miss Kathleen Lawler and
Mrji. J. M. .C. Miller are tho soloists.
Miss Barker, the violinist, and there are
selections by a ladles' quartet composed
of Miss Lawler, Mrs. Purvlne, Mrs. Laid
law and Mrs. Lulu Dahl Miller.
Mrs. Marcus Flelschner will direct the
programme for the meeting of the Council
of Jewish Women, to be held, on Wednes
day, March 1. The comedietta. "The Ex
amining Committee." presented under
charge of Mrs. Nina Larowe, at a r" '""
women's club meeting, will be repeated,
and there will be murtc by Mlas Loewcn
berg and Master Harold Germanus.
The meeting of the Council of Jewish
Women Wednesday, Marsh 1. will be in
charge of Mrs. Marcus Flelschner. The
subject of the afternoon will be "Tho
Lesson of Oberammergau,' by Mrs. M.
HIrsch. Through the kindness of Miss
Nina Larowe. the comldietta, "The Ex
amining Committee," which was given
before the Women's Club, will be re
peated. Music will bev furnished by
Miss Lowenberg and Master Harold
Willamette Council. Knights and
Ladles of Security, of Oregon City, will
visit the Eurekaf Council. No. 204, K. L.
of S. tomorrow evening at the Audi
torium. Members of the order are In
vited. At this evening's meeting of the Peo
ple's Forum, First street, near Hall, at
7:30 o'clock. Dr. George C- Cressey, the
minister of the First Unitarian Church,
will deliver an address on "Religion and
Science," following which a free and open
discussion will take place. All Interested
C. E. S. Wood will deliver an address
at 8:30 o'clock tomorrow evening In the
rooms of the Concordia Club, Sixth and
Alder streets, before the Young People's
Culture Union of Temple Beth Israel, on
"Economic Freedom." All Interested will
Invitations bearing an exquisitely em
bossed "N. R. A." emblem are out for
an Informal dance and card party to be
given on "Saturday evening. March 4, by
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cotton NewllI at
the Newlir Rlverview Academy.
a a a
The young ladies of St. Lawrence will
give another of their very pleasant whist
parties on Wednesday evening next,
March 1, at 8 P. M., and earnestly Invite
their friends to be present on that occa
sion. a a
M. Funok-Brentano, representing the
French Alliance of the United States, Is
to lecture in Portland on March 16 upon
historical subjects, under the auspices of
on Every Fur
in the House
BEND FOR CATALOGUE.
A most complete and handsome line of Jackets
for Spring in black and tan in the regulation
corset- and collarless styles plain and fancy
"We fiave spared no expense to make oura the
leading millinery department of the city and a
glance through our stock of millinery, artificial
flowers and veilings, noting the exclusive styles in
trimmed and pattern hats and the models from Gage
Bros., of Chicago, will at once see the justice of our
-laims of superiority.
to manufacturers such as
the local members of the French repub
lic. a a
The Gaelic School will give a card party
and dance next Thursday night at Its
hall. Third and Morrison. Allsky build
ing. A good time is promised and lunch
will be served.
a a a
Mrs. Charles L. Boss will entertain the
musical department of the Woman's Club
Thursday at her home. 374 Multnomah
a a a
The Gee Lo Ran Club have issued their
Invitations for the next party Thursday
evening, March 2. at Parson's Hall.
a a a
Mrs. J. Frank Watson will give an elab
orate dance at Parsons Hall on, Friday
evening, March 3.
a a a
Mrs. Solomon HIrsch entertains next
Thursday with a bridge whist party at
a a a
Mrs. Walter Smith will entertain this
evening at her residence with bridge
a a a
Mrs. Arthur MInott will entertain tha
Bridge Whist Club next Wednesday after
noon. a a a
The New Century Club will entertain on
Wednesday evening, March 1. at Parsons
Miss Haas, of Salem, la visiting
friends In Portland.
Miss Nellie Sheehan has returned from
San Francisco after a visit of six weeks.
Miss Nellie Sheehan has returned
from San Francisco after a six weeks'
Mrs. Scott Swetland has returned to
Vancouver after a two months visit In
Mr. and Mrs. Leon 8. Rosenblatt have
tak-en apartments at the Marlyn, 553
Mrs. A. L. Shreve. of Stayton, Or., who
has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Jacob
son, has returned home.
Mrs. L. H. Buddemer and daughter left
TP HE season is advancing and we
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