Ten Years in Paradise; Leaves from a Society Reporter's Note-Book

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 148 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ...The Santa Clara of to-day is fortunate in its delightful social atmosphere, for here are improvement clubs, literary societies, reading circles, book, dancing, card, baseball, football, and bicycle clubs, and numerous other asssociations, which offer to ladies and gentlemen, young and old, numberless opportunities for instruction and pleasure. The Shakespeare Club was organized about ten years ago, many of the original members being graduates of the Chautauqua Circle. The club meets every two weeks on Tuesday, at the home of one of the members, and while it devotes much of its energy to the study of Shakespeare, some time is also given to the discussion of other topics. Mrs. David Henderson, who had been the efficient president for several years, was compelled, on account of illness in her family, to resign a few months ago, and Mrs. F. A. Rankin was elected President. The other officers are: Mrs. M. F. Houlton, Vice-President; Mrs. Clara Kuhl, Secretary, and Mrs. E. Alden, Treasurer. The other members are: Mrs. John Fatjo, Mrs. T. Gallup, Mrs. H. W. George, Mrs. L. B. Garrigus, Mrs. A. F. Harlow, Mrs. E. A. Jordan, Mrs. S. Hitchborn, Miss Julia Lauck, Mrs. S. Oberdeener, Mrs. L. A. Offield, Mrs. J. W. Paul, Miss Stearns, Mrs. M. Southworth, Miss Starr, Mrs. J. Steinhardt, Mrs. W. Wadams, Mrs. Louis Fatjo, Mrs. D. A. Beattie, Mrs. Mason, Mrs. Ada Kington, Mrs. I. Herrington, Mrs. J. M. Greenleaf, Mrs. C. Gage, Mrs. Chester Barlow, Mrs. H. C. Meyers, Mrs. Emmet McQuoid, Mrs. W. W. Blanchard, Mrs. Hugh Center, and Mrs. H. E. Milnes. The honorary members are: Mrs. F. A. Rankin, Mrs. A. P. Anderson, Mrs. C. C. Morse, Mrs. M. A. Sanders, Miss Julia Sanders, Mrs. Albert Harris, Mrs. H. Pettit, Mrs. A. Butler, Mrs. Kimble, Mrs. R. L. Higgins, Mrs. J. McKinley, and...

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