The Shawnee Daily Herald. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 292, Ed. 7 Tuesday, June 14, 1910 Page: 1 of 14
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THE SHAWNEE DAILY HERALD
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hurches, Homes, Societies and Clubs
\fial Life of the Forest City
the Enjoyable Part of Living
hile Shawnee Aspires to the Industrial, It Does Not
Neglect the Brighter Side of Existence
■1KS of the jest*!reports
misspent In in is in this work
of civie improvement liv the
fein'mine bodies working to
wit end tlifiu they do of al
dernianic hoards misnppnr
if the jokosinith; tnkin
tice of the analyses of 'la
d contradict, the Ainei
MRS. H. G. N-EWCOMBE
President of Woman's Council
harmony from Heed to Mi
Miinv of the niemhers of I
dent. Mrs. W. O. Deason; serond vice; nee*s strongest clubs «re president,
president. Mrs. C. R. De Bri.ler; secre Mrs. T. D. Kowlaud; first vice presl-
tary, Mrs. Guy Templeton; correspond.|dent. .Mrs (i. c. Abernathy, second
ing secretary, Mrs. Tom He Bruler. vice president. Mrs. A It Newport, re-
treasurer. Mrs. Cbas. Wells; pari la-1 cording secretary, Mrs. II. Scott:
mentarian, Mrs. C. P. Holt; critic.; corresponding secretary. Mrs. A. T.
Mrs. John Hain; delegates elected for' Walker: treasurer, Mis. Ro.*s L.
the next State V \leraticn meeting j Lockridge.
wore Mesdanies R. Dellrulcr and .1. The program committee is composed
D.Lydick: alternates Mesdames \V O. iof Me.-damc s raill K, Cooper, L. Wheel-
Deason amd John Rain. «■ ". and Amies Rankin.
The members of the Waukahoma The delegates elected to th <• State
Club are Mesdanies .I M. Myrnni. ('t h I'« ' ration are Mrs A. S. Pace and
Cade, Jr.. J. S. Cannon. K. Cofer. W. j Mr <. A. X. Wllle\; alternate, Mrs. O.
O Deason C. R. I)o Bruler. Tom De | C. Aberna-tliy.
Bryler. W. K. Dunn, Joe Miner. C. I'. The members are Mesdanies CI. C.
Holt. .T. D. Lydick, Waller Newman, j Abenw.thy. h\ V Askew. A. I, Austin,
John Rain. Charle-j R hkar. Guy Tern■' I'aul F. Co«s-pe,\ J. IS. Hughes, lt.>ss L.
pleton. (i. C. Wallace, Charles Wells, j Lockridge, \ R Newport. A. S. Pace.
J. D. Whitson and Miss Mary John- Agn< s Rankin. !'. I>. Kowiand, .1 H.
,i , , -ii. iM Assdclite members, Mrt. .lack tC:n
these elllhs are Widely traveled |erick and Mrs Charles K McWitliain
and their experience has add
ed much interest in the cluli
work, accounts of their 1 ra\
II. (I. A SU'ei
crier. A. N. Willc
and (i. Harsh
T Walker, I..
. \\ J). Cros-
THE SHAKESPEAREAN CLUB
The organization of the .-'.haki
housewife with elnli pro
ities, who rushes tlirouuli
lolvsr of the dinner dishes
or twice a week to at-
the regular session of one
er three or four clubs,
ds tliose few hours to a
here you will find a com
itv of women's club inter
you will find a eomniu-
of superior feminine in
t. Not only that; you
find a community of
<ed progress in whatever
ial lines the city's women
tudvinp. And this is true
to the degree that women
interest in their club
ippily, however, a defense
omen's clubs in Shawnee
irposeless. Their value is
nized and the fogy ism
jeade since has gone.
a sewing club to
iiniT*ulv belongs, ere long
finds that heels and
his socks are more care-
lended; if she is liter-
ler tastes and affiliates
club for literary re
she soon becomes a
leasanl eompanion and
ambitious mother; if
c science attracts her,
es^ her experiments on
at home and I he nior-
ist because of this is
^ilartninglv great; where
s musically inclined, her
will doubtless be one
[h lias its purpose the up
f cunning in technic and
•e susceptible ear for liar
; perhaps those organiza-
whieli make for the bet-
nt of all. more than other
are those which have for
[object the beautifying of
Sty. Trust a woman, who
make home beautiful
would otherwise be se-
am! plain, with a few
of cheap draperies and
priating municipal monies.
But each of these organiza-
tions fills its niche in tile gen-
eral plan anil each is benefic-
ial beyond all gainsaying.
< )f the large number of clubs
in Shawnee, five of them are
federated and three of these
THE WAUKAHOMA CLUB
One of Shawnee's youngest and most
interesting clubs was organised in Feb-
ruary 190S and Its work is confined
to literary studios. This is the Wau-
I kahoma Club and its membership list
During Uie past year tLc study has
been of American classics and because
of the culture and education of the
MRS. G. C. WALLACE
THE WOMAN'S COUNCIL
Kver.s citizen of Shawnee may bo1
oman's Council j
and the splendid succe.-s they have
met with in their work of civic im-
provement and betterment of the city,
clubs and its work is exclusively, ♦'e This dub wa> rganb.el June 2"J
strdy of Shakespmrean plays by n lady from Indiana and it1
Eac h member lakes an arrive par; j was the ti. - club of its kind organ-j
Thh is cue tif Shawnee'..
t.lc .in,l I Iw. ^;<rlil< tlir.v li-n-e i !>HHn'"an ' 1" • "M|k place iti I-Vbniary. I ju. ;lv ic-nud of IV
els ami the sights tlie\ luxe with fitle(,., . ..
seen while lar Irom home eitli
er in this country or abroad
ha\'ing given those less for
trnate members an almost firs)
hand acquaintance of the
Among these five is mini
bored the Woman's Council.
it being the one civic organiza-
tion whose every effort is for
the betterment of Shawnee.
The beauty of Woodland Park
may be credited to them, next
to nature herself. The organi-
zation has raised funds to light
the park, to place metal seats
and swings throughout it. the
fountain was placed at the
Bell street entrance with
money raised by this club and
the huge urns at the Broad
way entrance likewise result-
ed from the efforts of these
deserving women. Such a
beauty spot in the midst of a
city is a rarity and the piece
de resistance is doubtless the
sunken garden, south of the
library. In AVootlland is pro-
vided a resting spot for :i
large portion o1' Shawnee <
people, where they may eiijov
the shade from a too ardent
sun, in reading or merely let
ting tlie hours slip by wilh
their burden of cares.
MISS ESTHER MITCHELL
MRS. J. B. ELLIS
President Round Table
in the club at times selected by tluMi/.ed in the State of Oklahoma. Two
year book committee and their love I years ago it was discussed for the first
for Shakes pea rena 11 plays his bcenitimo at the State Federation in lOnid.
greatly increased by the d«*op study jOkla., by aevcral of the members
and many points of interct brought from Shawnee and much enthusiasm
out "which vividly portrayed Shake- -.vas aroused among her Indies from
peare's own idea of his many pieces. M lie various cities of the stale, who
Their work for next year, will be til' have since organised a Woman's
the other Shakespearean plays which I Council. Mrs. L. Wheeler, a prominent
were not taken up this year and their
studies promise to be a great benefit
The officers of last year were pres-
ident, Mrs. W. M. Longmire; first
vice president. Mrs. X. C. Higsbee;
second vice president, Mrs. J. S. Lam-
bard; secretary. Mrs. H. H. Smith;
treasurer. Mrs. Tom Potts; critic. Mrs.
T. G. Amos: parliamentarian. Miss Es-
The newly elected officers are pres-
ident, Miss Esther Mitchell: first vice
president, Mrs. Grace Hall: second
vice president. Mrs. J. W. Walker;
secretary, Mrs. Charles Morris; treas-
urer. Mrs. W. S. McMillen; critic. Mm.
H. H. Smith; parliamentarian. Mrs.
member of this club, lias assisted in
organizing many of these.
Several representatives from the
Council attended the legislature in
Guthrie last winter and were instru-
mental in getting an Anti-Expectora-
tion bill passed, which is to be a great
help to the cleanliness of bhaKvne© and
other cities of the state. Tnere have
beni many lectures here to give ideas
011 civics, the beautifying of a city
and how to arrange parks, brought
here by the members of the council.
Their efforts have -ot been unsuc-
cessful. for they have in many ways
added much to the improvement and
lookp of Shawnee.
I The officers of this prominent club
X. C Rigsbee. aro president. Mrs. H. CI. Xewcombe;
Mesdames H. H. Smith and Graeei"l'sl vice president, Mrs. Sidney Clark;
Hall have been elected delegates to the;•■>ePond vice president. Mrs. John Rain;
State Federation in Muskogee this fall secretary. Mrs L. Cofer; tr r,
with Mrs. J. S. I .am bard and Miss.'1*' * ^illey.
Mitchell as alternates. I , Tlu' directors are Mesdames T. C.
The membership of this interesting!Sanders-, L. Wheeler, i. M. .Nydelotte,
club has been increased io twenty!,arlps Rohkar, E. Cofer, Pike Baker,
?nd those on the list are Mesdames T. " Xewcnmbe. Ba.< >ie. J. I). Lydick,
G. Amos. ,T. C. Cunningham. H. T. a']dl -Ml8S,e;; Mitchell ann Vir-
Fewell. Grace Hall. V. S. Hart. W. M.jg: ,Jn Dickson.
Longniire, J. S. Lambard. .1. H. Max- ' il(> "ambers are Mesdame-- .T. M.
ey. W. S. McMillen. C. A. Morris. Tom 'V|1 ' L Rayne. Pike Vil.er, It.
Potts, T. J. Rollow, N C, Rigsb^e.:'1; Rurl:r. R. Cofer. Sidney Clark. Cash
James Rigsbee. H. H. Smith. ,1. II. ' ' ■ \ ' t arnmack. A. Ivikins
Wahl. .1. W. Walker, and Miss EstherL..i-terwood, J. L. Ford, Grace
Mitchell. M : t W. Ilickey, D. Iv .lenner. J. I).
iLnlick. George Larsh-Mlller. George
HAWTHORNP rilJR : • 1 -1 Ci n n is. G W. Morgan, 11. G Sew
HAWTHORNE CLUB. r,jml v R X( wp(J|.( ,, A XorrU ,
The oldes and one of the liesi \t Pel, l:r. v. F. n Reed, John Rorer,
known clubs of the city is the haw- jc;nl KailJ T (- s-anders, Coolev
thorne, a club whose mo:t. is 'Seek Smith. .1. H Scott. C. Wallace. A.
Whatsover Things are Uv I , Whit-'x. wilier, A. T Walker. L. Wheeler
soever Things are Virtuous. Whatever'ant! Mi,. ' - Esther Mitchell Mary
Things are of Good Report."1 .If in: :;n and Vlrgiaa Dickson.
The Hawthorne Club waJ. organized.
ica, will give their knowledge of the
many places seen and read ot.
Tile membership list of the Round
Table is limited to twenty-five and
their members number twenty, at the
The officers are president Mrs. J.
H. Ellis. J. L Ford. 11. (J. Xewcombe,
J. Hurkc; swond vice president. Mrs.
S. H. Pantler; refunding s"retur\. Mrs.
Sidney Clark: corresponding secretary,
Mrs. .1. M. Aydelotte; treasurer. Mrs.
•I. I. Schld.-s; critic, Mrs. J. W. Hil-
ling,; historian. Jim Dicksim.
The members are Mesdames •! M.
Aydi lette, MHignref. (Mmetn • • Rr nnetr,
,L \V. fjilliugs. \. u. Biggei k. ,j.
I Murke. Simlej ClaVk, \. < J . ■ ,, j
R Ellis, J |(. Ford, II. (J X' wcoml"'
S. R. Pantler. S R. P.mii, C'lini Rorer.
1 '• I V. si -vciis. t•. m. Tay-
lor and Miss Virginia Dickson
Associate member, Mrs. ('. w. John,
Whil# this department has be >
larg.'h devoted to clubs wliich are
affiliated with either the state or
national I'edcra'ioij, the nine uplift
which is resultant frein Mich wom-
en's organizations, grows from tho
clubs which are not federated.
Of this latter class, inde, 'shaw-
nee* iiaa more clubs than : ha (,i
the federatJonists. And the.se j-
even wider in tueir scope than are
their sister clubs.
In an edition of this size, it won.
seem unreasonable to make a stai
ment. that space doesn't permit >.f
individual mention, hut sine, not
only space enters into me public.
tion of such a paper, but human en
durance is a vital factor, this ib
now the ease.
Gathering together for th • disc-i
sion of topics uppermost in the min
of people of ( -lmoti tendencies
seems to be as natural as gathering
around tlit; dinner table. The hun-
ger for an in < rehange of ideas is
natural; the desire is bred in school
days, when a pending Saturday p,r-
nic is the magnet which drawn th *
five belonjr to the national fed-
lu all those-Hubs there i«
no sr°'intl for the chary:" of
of abandoned! lack of interest and the lines
|ioxes lo find more wavsjol' study followed by the lit
linsr to a city's loveli-|erary
, , in 189S and was among the first club-
members of this club, many facts ofj0f the Hta • to be fe<| rated, this tak-i
help interest have been gained. | mg place in 189!) When it was firs-
were held in |
THE ROUND TABLE
Next y«ar Ihelr study'wlll |)P what! orsunlzeU "its" raeetiiiKs wim-c" iieli'l Tir Tll«" Tahl.-. which -"cond
is called "A Trip Around the World."I ihe evpnins but :w« month* ui.t w m
an,I the study of Stoddard* lectures!,his was- hanged and It a no a rc^ ' -'"'" '1 l« 1#'« .'nil i- Ihe only
will give th.m many views of the var-lar dav llterarv club h ha- alwavs ,ha me.-1c Selene an
lous countries. | beM a 'literary club ud during tiie w"u n lil"rar>' club' ln lh"
Mrs. G. C. Wallace, the president of i pas year the members have enjoyed TI., s :idy of the past year, with
younger minds together and away
from monotonous studies.
Later the^e same school lassies,
grown up. gatner about them com-
panion Intellects and ideas of art,
literature, music science and wha:
not are exchanged, which tends to
broaden each individual mind oc
cupietl in the pursuit of any one
of the sevc absorbing topics.
A noted characteristic of Shaw
nee's club life is it: democracy—
inded, this condition is prevalent
throughout Shawnee sucdety. In Irr
club life, the tiring < f social stand-
ing as an attrlbli'e for admission
ledticed to the minimum and a
kiranger, who can give birth to it,-,
new idea, is wfdeomed with, open
arms, without reference to her hus-
bands' bank account or inspection of
the precise line of her blood.
Through tiie instrumentality of
Shawnee's women's clubs, many con-
nolssticrs iu mu.-ie and other arts are
brought here and tin ambition l>
rub slioulde4's witli m&su-r intelict .;
is fully gratified: this close associa-
tion and absorbtion of inbrc perfe •!
ideas, brings out the latent talen s
in our own wives, mothers, sisters,
and swe [hearts, so ihat not only is
womankind benefitted Iht'cby, bu
mankind is allowed to share in th)
benefits and fi : wnom are the
graces of ;.-ur mothers and sweet-
hearts displayed if not for us pre-
eminently an<l for whom are ino
graces of our sisters displayed if n-«t
for some other girl's brother? an 1
the attainments ■.• our wi\«s are im-
parled to tie* "juiiioi..' wlnwe namos
will decorate the sign in front o"
our places of business after death
lias forced us into invojunLary bank-
ruptcy. so that we must give in that
the club lif#* of our w.i.nen plays no
small part in the world s progress.
Here. then, f leiatel or unfed el-
ated; linked together with the spirit
of harmony, t'.ie fascination of art,
the calculations of science or tho
love of a good book—here's to t!i<j
l itll the least epeuditlire I Kliot to extend his five foot I 'he youngest president of any Of the ing circle !«au lilfury and ihc success of the
nnev than !l Tioard of al- shelf of classics and the pro j",erlry clubs In the city and her work The study for next ; "at- will lie a'wori. wa i.|ileiidld.
meetinu seven lliahts^res.s of the two, musical or- n?i'„'hL«,b h"S becn l",neflci«l I" < «r«. provided l.y the cbautauqua cir-l / - .be clul. Will «;„d, trnveln
i • 4• . i | | <| ,• many wa>s. .tie and it requires the stud, of as,over ;h«* v riou* countries and a nun.'
Wf'Pk, With Ofiuciises 11 Mn ti Oils litis UmI ttiom trout The list of officers are Pre.-tideol. j many as four books. her of the members having traveled
0011 meetings. And press tllO studies Oi tLlO musters o! (Mrs. G. C. Wallace; first Vi< presi-l The officers of this, one of Shaw* extensively, abroad as well us in Amer.
MRS. G. C. ABERNATHY
1 'resident I lawthcne
luctlon of seed for
in this great a*rl-
f the Baby State,
p fastly developing
the prospects for a
e are most flatter-
and Mr. Keller both
business ^ell in
lready laid the For«s-
reat wholesale con
who may know the
business done bv
rear the catalog be-
the scope of buai-
klahoma nol alone
pr. but Texas. Ar-
ia farmers and hoc-
onnd that all seels
of Clarke" are re-
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