Mrs. Emilie Roess from Denmark. Pittsburgh 1907. (A distant cousin perhaps?)

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Mrs. Emilie Roess from Denmark.  Pittsburgh 1907.  (A distant cousin perhaps?) - aiter-Hoon, nr iHE CLUBS Oontr!b-utior....
aiter-Hoon, nr iHE CLUBS Oontr!b-utior. Oontr!b-utior. Oontr!b-utior. to this fietrtn,nt must tew tha r.arn .at$ agrees of th wrltr to itsur atttntico. ' npT1E TIE New Era" club opened Its season yesterday with a very large attendance. attendance. The feature of the meet ing was a talk given by Mrs. Emilie Roess. wliOie "Personal Reminiscences Reminiscences of Hans - Christian Anderson,' formed one of the most enjoyable and interesting tains plven before the club EC time. Mrs. Roess is a native 1 of Copenhagen. Denmark, and when she I was m !it1 v rl tbv arrft writfr -of -of fairy tales was a frequent .visitor : in Iter home. "Tliere he told many of "his stories, some of which have never been published, and cut out little" paper fig- fig- kept a number of these little figures and they Were exhibited to the . club women) yesterday, ishe described llane Anderson, I picturing him to toe club women as a far more interesting personality than many cf them had believed linn to, be. telling, of his fondness for children and his deh'erht in" telling them his own fairy tales, his quaint humor and his dignity , of character. Following Mrs. Roess' talk Miss Susanne Beatty told, several of the fairy tales. . .. -r -r A comparative study of George Eliot and Mrs. Humphrey Ward was presented bv "Mrs. Y S. Fulton, who pronounced both among the most COfscierttiOUS " of -writers -writers in deailnr with socialism. George j Eliot looked at tbe subject from a theo- theo- j retical point of view, while Mrs. Ward ; d ,f ,f. . nr-tioal nr-tioal nr-tioal wnv tni ' ae.air r'tn .i in a practical wav. paina- paina- 4- . takingly studying every aspect which phe presented In her writings. Mrs. Nannie- Nannie- Barclay was. the, leader for the afternoon and her closing feature was j a tuscussion on tr.e Jamestown exposition, j opened by Mrs. Robert D. Coard. It was not the New Era club's president's day, yesterday, that being deferred until after ; the first of the year, but the new. presi dent, jurs. Aiattie 1'atterson. maue a in which she spoke of the I " -1-? -1-? -1-? -1-? ciuu m kvciuk aureus, wui1. j the time? in its progress for this season, in its work for women and its interest in civic aiiairs. - Tile SCODe Of the nro- nro- gram was also Indicated by Mrs. J. Li. . Pitzer chairman of the program com- com- jmittee- jmittee- seval musical numbers were 'given under the direction of Mrs. Rine- Rine- hart ' !Iver - th a.-ilnict a.-ilnict a.-ilnict htiri tr "tra i Charles Paeheday, mezzo-soprano, mezzo-soprano, mezzo-soprano, who ig two selections from "Faust" and Hazel- "I-"Ucia "I-"Ucia "I-"Ucia de T.ammermoor." ! The club instructed the executive rom- rom- afu-r rniltee to appoint delegates to the meet- meet- I j jng of the State Federation, the ap- ap- h tkV.ntments tn man- man- .rnm n list r.f those club women who may be able to attend. - en-rasred

Clipped from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette10 Oct 1907, ThuPage 7

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)10 Oct 1907, ThuPage 7
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