The Indianapolis Star from Indianapolis, Indiana on January 10, 1915 · Page 27
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The Indianapolis Sunday Star SOCIETY SECTION pages 27 TO 36 VOUT12. NO. 219. SUNDAY MORNING. JANUARY 10. ifiis. Social Favors Shown Mrs. Hall Members of Woman s Depart . ment Club Entertain Elaborately 'for Speaker From Chicago. tfhat the interesting women who come to Indianapolis to slvo of their talents to the. Woman's Department Club always find lavish hospitalities awaiting them among tho club members was shown 'Airs. Herman J. Hall of the Chicago Art Institute, who gave a delightful address under tho auspices of the art department yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Hall was the house guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Burnet at their attractive home on North Penn sylvania street during her stay in In dianapolis, Mrs. Burnet being the chairman of the art denartment. Last evening they gave .a dinner of twelvo covers at their home asking the following guests to meet Mrs. Hall: Miss Brooks of the John Herron Art Institute, "William Coughlcn, secretary of the ait institute; wrs. uougnien, Mr. and 3Irs. Alhfirt "Rlr-lmrrt TCVihlmnnti VinMt prominent artists of Indianapolis; Miss unzu. iiiuwcK, wno traveled in the orient with Mrs. Hall, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fowler. Tho table was lovely wlthvellow narcissuses arranged with Mrs. Burnet's Well-known artlHtry. At noon yeslerday Mrs. Samuel Elliott jrerjtins, vice cnairman or tho art department, nntnrtfilnod nt limrtin.n v.. -mo Hall In her Interesting apartment on lyui in -miTiHyivunja street, it was a Ktl-larney rose party and the rooms were fragrant with many of these lovely blos-eoms. Mrs. Perkins Invited to luncheon with Mrs. Hall the olllcers of tho art de partment and Mrs. John F. Barnhlll, who icaiiiuu ui mo mcouug yesieroay aiter-noon in tho absence of Mrs. Hltt from tho city. Her guests Included Mrs. Burnet, Mra. Martinlus Anderson, secretarv of tho art department; Mrs. H. A. Angell, who represents the 'department on tho board of directors; Mrs. J. A. Egbert, one of tho elnss leaders; Mrs. Albert Richard Kohlmann. chairman of the program committee; Mrs Lewis N. Poyser, chairman of the picture loan committee; Mrs. August Bohlcn, and Mrs. Samuel Elliott Perkins Jr.. and her mother, Mrs. A. B. Milford of Washington, D. C. Recent Social Affairs Many lovely sweetpeaa and other cpring flowers made tho homo of Mrs. F. P. Robinson, 3854 Washington boule-"'vard, the scene of,a beautiful tea given yesterday afternoon In honor of Mrs. Richard Oppel of Bridgeport, Miss Clara Louise Kinkead of Loulavibe, who Is tho truest of Mr. and Mrs. Bryant WhILe, mid for Mrs. T. A. Morris of Chicago, tho guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Krauss. Vuhps nf hnnntlful blossoms graced the drawing room, where jvirs. itouinson received callers. The other rooms were fragrant with narcissus and sweet peas. A group of friends assisted the hostess, including her mother, Mrs. Herman C. Lauter; her sisters, Miss El-dena Lauter, Miss Sarah Lauter, Miss Flora Lauter and Mrs. Walter H. Green; Mrs, Alfred Lauter, Mrs. Frank Fowler, Mrs. John Wright, Miss Marie Zullck, Mrs. "Victor H. Winterrowd, Mrs. Favo Chandler, Mrs. Lewis Meier, Mrs. Pruitt, Miss -Nelle Green, Mrs. Bryant White, Miss Edna Lane, Miss Florence Morrison, Miss, LuclleGreen and Miss Dora Bo-Bart. 4- Mr., and Mrs'. Henry Langsenkamp gave an informal dance at their homo on North Pennsylvania street Monday evening m honor of Miss Helen Gramlinir and her house guest. Miss Margo Voss of Cincinnati, O. The ballroom was bright with Christmas, flowers and greenery. Among the guests was Howard Ilown 6f Cincinnati. 4- Mrs. William P. Scudder, 1010 East New York street, gave a 500' party Friday evening In celebration of Air. Scud-Uer's birthday anniversary. 4- Miss Dorothy Summers of East Twen-ty-lirst street was the hostess lor--a delightful card party Thursday evening. The guests were Miss Loivjtta Feeney, Miss Noel Desobry, , Miss Katherine Downs, Miss Charlotte Frenck, Miss Elizabeth Freaney, Miss Dorothy Kearney of Chicago, Harry Scott, Paul Clifford,-Frederick Trenck, William Frenney, James Downs and Francis Manning. 4-- Miss Loretta Werner entertained a few friends at a party Friday evening in honor of her house guest, Miss Teckla Kraft of Ferdinand. The guestH were Miss Helen Gehrlng, Miss Gladys Gehr-Ing, MIbs Bornice Fuller; Miss Elizabeth Dill, Miss Barbara Peden, Miss Dorothy Ballard, Miss Anna Whitehead and Mrs. Margaret Dill. ' 4- t A beautifully appointed candle light luncheon wns given by Miss Marguerite Lewis and Miss Eledreth Lewis at their home on K North Alabama , street Friday. The decorations were in green and white, the centerpiece being a green French basket of white hyacinths. The guest favors were small buskets tied with rreen tullo and filled with green and white confections. Covers were laid for Miss Caroline Summers, Miss Esther Jane Rhoades, Miss ZIMah WIthorspoon, Miss Irene M. Crosby, Miss Frances Mao Chamness, Miss Dorothy niioades. Miss Elizabeth Parker, Miss Boulah Bevington and Miss Ethel Parker. 4-4-4- Mtas Madeline fiayles entertained nt her homo on North Capitol avenue yesterday afternoon, the rooms being arranged attractively with many pink roses,. The guests were Mrs. Jesse Kiser. MIsslAman-da O'Brien and Miss Dorothy O'Brien of Toledo, O., Miss Ethel Daily, Miss Nave-line Rink, Foresi Wolff, F. Collins. Lynn: Welborne, Earl Fisher, Martin Kelly and Charles Palmer. 4-4-4- Mlss. Lena Wahlos was tho hostess for a card party at her home on North New Jersey street yesterday afternoon. Austrian Art Discussed Tho art department of the Department Club was in charge of the general meeting of the club yesterday afternoon, when Mrs. Herman J. Hall of -the Chicago Art Institute gave a talk on tho art of Austria. Mrs. Hall spent last summer abroad and told In an interesting manner of hor visits in Bohemia. The present war, alio said, was predicted In the modern art of that country, which seemed to tend toward arousing patriotism in Its picturing of history. She told of the sorrow of u director of tlie great museum at Budapest over havitffc what tho Poles consider their greatest masterpiece, "Christ Before Pilate," hanging in a dry goods store ,n America. This painting is tho show piece which attracts thousands of tourists to the John Wanamaker store In Pniladolphla. The Pole.i feel that it is almost sacrilege and the old man he-Bought Mrs. Hall to use her Influence with tho women of America to interest them In a petition to havo the wonderful painting put into a museum. In talking of art in a genoi nl way, Mrs. Hall frequently gave volt e to hor feellm that art Is neither the subject, nor the artist, but the way tho work is executed, no matter what manner of work It tnay be. Art, she said, is not limited io painting, sculpture or music, but may 1 e the rearing of child run or any other worthy occupation. The real art of a country Is shown in its art crafts, where, the people give expression to their true feelings. "If you would know the art of a country look to Ita pottery," she said. Difficult and Ridiculous Dances of Year Ago Passing Indianapolis Younger Set Is Going Back to More Modest and Rhythmical Steps. 11Y llKIilXDA lUSlOWSTlOlt. rO more of tho "Kltelion Sink" and tlin other almurdltioa that mndo tho ballroom l lust year so (UhbuhMiik a Huimo to thu oyos of tho chaperon. Fun? Of courmi tho youiiK Colli and tho nlclur oiioh too aro having Mil ' Ifefcf - , - v -H, j most . charming, tho reception rom and "ggyP - , J ' j dining room tho color scheme' whs ' vlo- 5 :S : '-" V I Miss Ge.".ildin'e David If Lake Forest. The llrS ' ' a . I following matrons assisted the hostesses: jte . - -! ::- t i Vrf. IAu TMjHfcfejwm'f Mrs. Charles Ross, Mrs. James Waugh, ltafJSSJall Nt,V ' "'H fW ' . Tj. 7V. A Intyro, Mrs. William White, Mrs., Frank IfeSS ytL Evans, Mrs. John Gllhert, Mrs. T. B. ' - 'i k- j 3VV SwB Nicliolson, Mrs. Roy Oerard, Mrs. Charles ' ' - .iizl- ft. lS Wilison and Miss Helen Smith. dlannpolls as the guest of Miss Janet ll, . . .. ffi M"M'nd Mr5"3 Jol'S C1 r "n a'f'w P'"n"ar Und Ml IIe'on Wheeloek. ' ' pJJ 'Jir, W lace avenue. After graduation at Tudor M LuciToEeckmann o" Fo fe, ' , ' -''' Hall in Indianapolis she spent a year at la th0 BUest of her sater, Mrs. August ?0 MWff' 0 iMLZLf. Lasell Seminary near Boston." KrloS 814 Bast Thirtnti, street. She fl i " . . rA 1BX&it J. Miss Snyder Is a frequent visitor in In- has b00n the contcr ot mu, entertaining. H f ' . BV lk I Miss Edna Huffman, of Decatur, who ' , P - U &&i&&JkDESr' " a ,' . was tho holiday guest of Miss Marie AMI- " - ft TgJPij'J' S son, 1546 Broadway, has won a host of In- . . . apEES-My gl dlana ' "'iifc' ' riouara the ei.Kag'cnic'nt of tlielr'daugh- PHOTO KS ,y VV i J S' "!r i'' mid Carl 11. Kuhho. The Sy . "?HBHP 7 ' . .JL . , ' Ml wedding will tak pluic! early In March. ERtTMAN JN- SfBR?Ecig0 T-Clfei tiyr i mTOW' "hhw kuMWj f .... . . .. i.n. r l7 X l-WAtf a Adelaide, ami Jalin-n MuIfnHo Wallhall of Facts in Indiana's History to Be Monday Club Program Early Days of Sate to Be Discussed by Members of Literary Organization Tomorrow. AN INTERESTING P HOG RAM on Indiana will bo given at tho-meeting of tho Monday'CIub tomorrow afternoon. Mrs. Walter Todd White will talk on "Early Hibtory," Mrs. J. IC. Conner will talk on "Educational Movements," and Mrs. Joseph Ibach will read a paper on "Eminent Men." Mrs. W. H. Welch will give "Current Eventa." A feature will be a paper written by the late Mrs. Gray on "Experiences of a Teacher In the Early Days of Indiana." 'This paper will be read by her daughter, Mrs. Ida Gray Scott. Carl Wert will sing. tujulties," und Mrs. A. D. Prank will read a punar on "Social .Life and Cus-toinw. Ancient and Mndurn." The 1 um test) will be ablated by Mrs. T. C. Olapp. t Hanniel K. Perkins J", will Hpeak on "National Protection of Wild ThiM.s" aL the nieethiK of the Century Club Tuesday evening. The HhakeKpeare Club will bold an open meeting Friday. The affair will be in charge of Mr. and Mrs. John K. Keller. Tlie Indiana Keramic Club will meet with Miss Mabel Entry, 1818 Park avenue, tomorrow. Tlie subject will bo "Joslah Wedgewood and lingliah Pttte"ies," with Mrs. Albert Henley as leader. T ' Mra. (Jeorjje M. Smith, Kaat Wash ington street, will be the hostess for the meeting of the lidles Literary Union Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. C. W. Som- inerd wll give u talk on "Mexloo r ArchitectureIts Ancient Monuments and An- Carleton Ii. McCuliueh will read a paper on "The .Spanish Main" ut the meeting of tlie Indianapolis Literary Club tomorrow evening. f- The Irvlngtuu Home .Study Club will meet with Mrs. B. P. Kverett, a 5 Houlh Itolton avenue, Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. H. C. (Jriswold will speak on "Uovelop"-inent of a Child's Taste for Good literature" and Mrs. larry B. Jordaawlll fflvo a talk on "Social Development and Iloine Entertainment." -I- Tlie Martha Washington Art Club will have a meeting at Urn home of Mrs. C. L. Morton, I 1 1 H road way, I-Ylday afternoon. Mi'H. J. J. Saiier will glvu a talk on "Tiui Vuluft of Co-Education." The Welfare Club will niot with Mrs. Frederick Snydei , The ' Dele van, 2 J .i 1 North Delawarf! street, tomorrow afternoon. -- -j- The Vincent C. U S. C. will meet with Mrs. Harry Chapman. Iiofil Ceiitral avenue, tomorrow afternoon., Mi'.s. H. CJlllesple will give a talk on "English ('us ties and CathedralH" and Mrs. (). it. Bumner will talk on "Kent. Sussex and Stonehedge." Mrs. Frank I). Hester will give "CurrenL Events," --! The Late Hook Club will meet with Mrs. It. M . UalHton of Talbott avenue Tuesday afternoon. 4- 4- -L The Hi'.v. Albert Hurlstone's Ilrow.ulitg class will meist with Mrs. Lfhninti II. Prlee, H40 Park avenue, at 10 o'clock .Wednesday morning. -- 4- -I- The Parlor Club will be entertained by Mrs. Horace..!. Eddy, IHIiU North Meridian Htreet, tomorrow afternoon. Miss Elizabeth Nicholson will give a Ij;1U on. "Resurrection," anil Mrs. William llolton Dye read a paper entitled. "My Confessions.!' f Tlie .etathea Club will meet at the home of Mrs. W. K Johnson, -10 Sugar Ci'iivn avenue. WerlnnHibv aflerntton. The j if-Hponaew 1 will be on Indiana blrdu and plants. Mrs. H. V. Seay will give a talk im Jnuiana in ino (.iiaciai ieriou. mrs. Iao K. Feslcr will talk on "Krowu Coun- CONTINUED ON PAQE 29, COLUMN & .Mr. ii lid Mrs. .lai-ub II. Mllkcuc au- nounco the engagement of their daughter Certnnle and Carl II. Nobbe. The wedding will tiike phu-i; early In March. -4- -(- -I- Mi;h. John J'lfrnklln 4'arson antioiuiccs 1 1n;' engagement of her daughter, Mary Adelaide, und James DuBoxe Walthall of Han Antonio, Tex. The wedding will take place In tlffi" spring. Mr. Walthall will arrive this week for a short -stay. -( -I- -i- iCards have been received announcing the marriage of Miss itertlia M. Voeglht Tacomn. Wash., formerly of Indian- h pulls, ' and John P. l.yueh of K(attle, Wash., al 'l aroma. Dee. z, jir, anil Mrs. Lynch will go lo Seal lie for resi dence. The home of Mr. and Mrs. A. It. Movey, H01 Noryi Meridian Htreet. was the scene of a pretty wedding al 1 o'clock yeiueiifay, tin; lirloe heing their rjuun liter. Miss Helen 1 lovey, and the brhle- groom J.. K. Nulsen of St. IoiiIh. (July the relatives and a few friends were present for the ceremony. which was pronounced by the Rev. .1. w. Duncan of the Capitol Avenue M. E. Church. 'he on v alleiu an . was toe or me s as ter, Mary, who was lite ring bearer. Tho untie wore a m-cnrning gown oi nine velvet, and the ring bearer was In brown velvet. After I he ceremony there wan a wedding breakfast, t he appointments being In pink and while. Kor the center of the table was a lovely hoiajuel of pink sweet pens In a French basket lied with pink tulle. Ml. Nulsen has taken bis bride for an extended trip through the South, and will be at home In SI. Louis after Feb. I. Mrs. Nulsen5 I raveled In a blue broadcloth mill with chic blue hut. The bride Is well-known in musical circles, and is a talented violinist. A- -t- A pretty wedding was that of Mish Nelse Caldwell Rock wood, formerly of Indianapolis, and Lawrence K. Thompson of Memphis, Tenn., which wan celebrated at the home of the bible's uncle. A. S. Caldwell, in MemphlH, at (i:;!0 o'clock Friday evening. The ceremony roum was unusually attractive with decorations f palms, asparagus fern and Easter lilies, making a beautiful setting for the service. As an orcliest i :i played a wedding march, Miss Helen M. Roekwond ,,, . dianapolis, rnaid of honor. - entered the drawing room, followed by the bride, with her uncle, who gave her In marriage. They met the bridegroom and L, !;. Thompson, best man, at the ultar, where the ceremony was pronounced by the Rev. Mr. Scanlon. The bride was lovelv In a beautiful gown of Ivory satin, the bodice being veiled in tulle with garniture of pink roses. She wore a long film v veil and her tiowers were u shower bouquet of bride's roses and lilies of tho valley, The maid of honor's gown was white and gold taffeta and she carried a beautiful French bouquet of Klllarney Queen roses, lilies of 'the valley and orchids. After the ceremony a bridal dinner was served In the ballroom. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson will llvo la Memphis. Just as much pleasure out oi' their daiiceH this Anusou as they did last winter, but the dances haves mittled into realty charming, graceful movements.. The pendulum has swung; hack and wliilo this settson'tt dances are just as full of movement and rhythm as those of last year, they are also graceful and attractive to watcli. One broad-minded matron, who 1h the mother of a very popular daughter, and Is frequent ly called on to act as chaperon, confessed recently tliat she hoped never again to go through such tortures, an she suffered last year when she saw hor "little girl" going through such contortions In tho ballroom. "I was at a loss lo know what to do," she said. "1 wanted daughter to have a good time with the other young peoiile, but O those dances! When I wuj?.- a young girl I was not allowed to dance at all, but I want to be htoaduiludt-d and not deprive my young- people of those pleasures. Hut how could I really countenance such dancing iw there was last year'.' "If I huhl, 'Not In my house,' then my son and daughter would simply be barred from the frolics of Ihelr friends. So I Just trusted to hick ibat u all would come right." And "come right" it hps, lor tlie. ballrooms this year would shock Tin broad-minded woman. The linccs have had a tendency toward t he mure dignified .tames oi a nan rem ij i g.. The Tluliville fox tlol begins with four would really no be Hini islig If i - H(m, t,ls U)lWiinU t.,Kit fllHt turns; six o her year would see the evl - 1 l Hots; glide; rinse; repeat; four trots slow-Htntely minuet now, since the quaint old , v, twenty-four counts; font styles arc: running away with women s , . h1(jV; U1.I(. f()UJ. tn,lM. ri; three tuKhlons. limes; four irots, slow minstrel step, Skirts Arc Wider. UioIh, eight counts; repeat three times. No more that awkward dip for the. The most popular music for these , at) ... ... m... ui played in Indianapolis, are "Hall in tho woman In a skirl so narrow that she J;l,(.. -,M,.ad..w Ilruok," written in could scarcely walk gracefully, much what Is culled broken six-eight lime, less bynd. lint that s Just Ilk,- a. worn-! The waltv, ranter Is one of the very an's luck! This year the skirts are twice j 4wi1 Ii t In -t- canter glides.' a balance, ones, who had learned It here at home. M 1m dunced in the usual dunce position, the music, according to the Castles, being "a slow rngllino with double time on tho fasl steps." Latest Fox Steps. It begins with two slow steps forward by the man (his partner, of course, going bark j, and then four fast steps hi the same direction; two slow steps forward again, a little lo the side; spin throe tlmM very last wll h a reverse on the fouitll sleji; take two -slow leps forward, hop ami kick backward; two fast steps forward; two drags lo the side and two back; llnish with four last steps forward. wide as lasL season and now sir doesn't need I hem so In the ballroom. Hut wide skirO or narrow t hem ni e mighty few women or men either who ,o tliat derp dip of last season ;ud not look ridiculous. ,U i ui' "wiggle'' and "squirm" of the llsh walk Is gone also. For which an other song of pialse may lie sung. tinier; turn, eight canters; and wave four counts; times; hesitate and waltz it her song oi piuisc may ue m;nii, . : .. ,..,. rli i- un.i lor (Ids o The liveliest dance ibis year Is the fox, I ' " rot. Of corns.! there are several versions ' ' ' v J. !'Ilh .V.1' Pf this dance and probably no two I n. 1-; " . r nf v i-ion mapolls are giving It in Hie 'U , ' V.V,. trot of n.l-iiwaist Kiiriu. wav. but on a whole its chief char aclerislic Is in the combination o!' ih long gliding steps ami the short trots. The Castles of New Yontare still tin peat tin slralghl st repeal llnv lour times. The "Mllllcent Waltz" and a special arrangement of Nev In's "Mighty Like a Rose'1 are used by most of tho orchestras for this music. Tin. fine-sten of last year has gained ims oi cuurMa melodies the dancers, V Ions of this Inner, but the one thai the college folk 1ish- iirgins with six steps, glide, close :-, three limes; turn and leap, grape limes aim on rourtii count dance leaders of the conn I r version of the trot, called Castle fo: trot was very popular at the holiday dances, as the young folk from the Kastern colleger dunced thin In th tnuu way as the and their turn and Mm i Ism Alav YanW le lias originated a mic-stcp which is charming and has be- CONTINUED ON PAGE 29, COLUMN 1.

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