The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, September 7, 1905
CHARITON SOCIETY NOTES:
MRS. C.R. KIRK entertained a number of lady friends Tuesday afternoon at a euchre party. The first prize, a beautiful picture from Paris, was won by MRS. T.P. STANTON. The booby prize, a dainty brooch, was awarded to MRS. H.B. SUTTON. Light refreshments were served and the afternoon was spent in a pleasant manner.
MRS. R.W. ALLEN was the hostess at a thimble party given Tuesday afternoon. A number of ladies were present and all report a delightful time.
MESDAMES H.D. COPELAND and STANTON CUSTER are entertaining a number of ladies today at a card party at Darlington Heights, the home of the former. They will entertain another company of ladies tomorrow afternoon.
MESSRS. CLEMENT MCCOLLOUGH and JOE KRIDELBAUGH gave a dance at the Pythian Temple last Friday evening in honor of MISS FLORENCE ONEY of Leon. About twelve couples were present and the occasion was one of much enjoyment.
MISS MARIE NISWENDER was the victim of a pleasant surprise party Tuesday evening, planned by her mother in honor of her birthday. About fifteen young ladies were present. MR. NISWENDER, who has charge of the county farm, came in after them and took them out on a hay rack. MISS MARIE was the recipient of a number of useful and beautiful gifts. Music, games and dancing were the amusements of the evening and MRS. NISWENDER served a two-course lunch. The occasion was one of great pleasure.
The MISSES HAZEL and MARVEL BAKER were given a pleasant surprise Tuesday evening by a number of their young friends. The affair was in the nature of a farewell to the young ladies who left today for Los Angeles, Cal., where the family will probably reside in the future.