MRS. NINA PILKINTON THE BELLEVILLE TELESCOPE(BELLEVILLE, kANSAS
t***••••••••••••••••• * t X In a Social Way. • J X The members of the Senior„.class were delightfully entertained last Sat- evening~artKe"home" 'o"f Dr7"W~~ E Mack who delivered the BaccalB- ureate address. An informal ti me was .spent in social ^co.n .vj3 .r.S-.atj^n_.and_ musical selections by, Misses Mary Bell and Gretta Collins. Then followed a "Pi" guessing contest, Maurice' Waltei'iTjeing the successful contestant. Mrs. Mack was assisted by Misses Grace Hosteller and Mary Bell in serving a dainty luncheon. * * "Portia at Home!' were the unique invitations extended by Miss Gretta Collins to the members of the cast who presented the High School Play, Merchant of Venice at the Opera House The Ladies of the Episcopal Guild d-eut—a^^et-Av44;h-M^-s^Reg4n*14--M *5Miia —T-ues-- day afternoon. At the close of the regular meeting dainty refreshments were served. Besides the" members present guests were Mesdames Edward Ryba, V. Hardy of Medford Okla; F. N. Sornson and Miss .Je3sie McArdle ofcLedanon.-^— —-_- recently. On Tuesday evening the young peopie and a limited number of friends met at the home of-Miss Gretta and gave almost the entire production for the benefit of some, of the, studenta- who returued from college too late to witness the play. During the evening Mrs. Collins assisted by Misses Mamie and Catherine served a dellc- ious two course luncheon and the remainder of the evening was devoted .to vocal and instrumental music in which alUparticipatedandthe evening was thoroughly enjoyed. .. * * # The Shakespear Club gave a banquet following their election of officers at the home of Mrs. Chappius Monday evening which was one of the red letter events in the History of the club. This is a club that does not believe in leaving their hostess all the work to do, sp all stayed and washed the dishes. The officers elected were President Mrs. W. Mack, Vice President, Mrs. Lucile Ahrens Ward, Secretary and Treasurer, Miss Kathryn Stanfield, Recording Secretary, Miss Mable Dale. A Literary Committee was appointed composed of Mrs. Ed. W. H. Ahrens, Mrs. J. S. Billings^y and Mrs .R.M.Armstrong. The club will -meet^for-a-soeiai-t-ime-onee-oj^tvvice-a— month during the summer-and take up their" regular work in September, "the first" Monday The last Senior party for the class -of.ioT. was,_given -by—Miss—Margaret" Brown at her pleasant home in the country Wednesday evening, and it was one of the most enjoyable of the entire year. Various games were played.on the lawn the early part of the evening and a novel way of securing partners for suppar.was arranged by the clever 'hostess, The boys were given directions on slips of paper telling them to go to a schoolhouse near by. Here they were given further directions how to find the girls on t|ie bridges Each boy was to secure his partner in a different manner, being able to recognize her by the description given him. A jolly time was spent in this manner and when all was finally mated and returned to the house they were quite ready for the delicious » two course luncheon which they knew was ready for them(for they had been entertained at the Brown home before. ) While this was a delightful event~tcr"alF"there «were many s ad hearts when the last good byes were said and they realized hereafter their paths would lie apart, and their close associations for"so many years, must cease. Most of the original class of '07 including Messrs Maurice Walters, Harry Weaver, Gene Hosteller, Fred Gregg and Misses Gretta Collins, Minnie Harkness, Edna Duskin, Bessie Hemphill and Margaret Brown were present, also Miss Nina Pilkinton of Lawrence. * * * The L. P. L. Club met with Mrs. John Hostetler Wednesday afternoon. The afternoon was speat with fancy work and social con versation. Before leaving the guests were served a dainty two course luncheon by the hostess" assisted by Mrs. J. H. Hostetler and Mlss~Grace^ Guests were Mesdames' Crane of Randall, and Armstrong and Herbolstieimer. Claud Culver who attended school here the past winter lelt Saturday for his home in New York._ Claud made many friends while here who regret to have him leave.