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EVENING LEDftERPHTIJADELPHrA RATUKDAY, BEOEHBER 5, 1914.
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SOCIETY GIRLS AIDES AT DIOCESAN FAIR
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MOW that everything nnd everybody ha
become Imbued wl'th the Christmas spirit,
plans are being made each day for the younger
it, many of whom will come from school tor
Mies Paries, of 2007 Walnut street, 1ms sent
out Invitations for n tea nt the- Hoosevelt, on
Thursday, December 31, In honor of her nieces,
Miss Mario I.oulsc AVolghtman Paries and
Miss nmma Jraneltc Farles, daughter of Or.
Randolph Paries and granddaughter of Mrs.
Mrs. George Warder will give a tea tomor
row afternoon at the home of her son and
Caughter-ln-low, Mr. and Mrs. William Wurts
Harmnr, 3101 Mldvale avenue, Germantown, In
honor of Miss Isabel Wurts Page, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. William Uyul Page, of 106 High
land avenue, Chestnut Hill.
Miss Marlon P. Bhnrpless, daughter of Mr.
ml Mis. Townsend Sharpless, of Hntherton,
Wyncolc, uejit over to New York yesterday
to attend the tea her cousin, Mrs. Roliort
HtUrgls, gao at the Colony Cluh to Introduce
her daughter, Miss Henrietta Howard Sturgls.
Miss Shaipless will spend the week-end as
the guest of the Misses Van Buren. nt 161 East
87th street, and on Monday will go lo Brooklyn,
where she will be the guest flf Mrs. J. Ogden
Hoffman, of SO Orange street, until Wednes
day. Mis. Hoffman will be remembered ns
Miss Anna H. Carson, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs, Hampton L. Carson, before her mnrrlage
Invitations have been received from Mr. and
Mrs. Jacob S. Dlsston, of Noiwood Hall,
Chestnut Hill, for a theatre party on Saturday
night, December 26, In honor of Miss Pauline
Dlsslon, debutante daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William Dlsslon, of 2121 "Walnut street.
Invitations were received today from Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Urexel Diddle, of 2101 Walnut street,
for a large dance to be given In the Rose
Garden of the Bellevuc-Stmtford on January
T, In honor of their daughter, .Miss Cordelia
Next week, beginning with Monday, prom
ises many functions to keep the debutante,
the young matron and those who've been
launched on the high seas of society for some
time on the move.
On Monday evening Mr. and Mis. Calvin Par
dee, oC 2Xi West Walnut lane, will give a
dinner-dance In the .Rose Garden of the Bellevue
Pt tut ford In honor of their debutante grand
daughtois, Miss Lucia A. Warden, daughter of
Mrs, Herbert W. AVarden, and Miss .Mary Erd
man, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Charles It.
Erdman, of- Princeton.
Ur. and Mrs. T. Hew son Bradford, of 1S02
De I.ancoy place, will also entertain on Monday
at the theatre, followed by auppei, In honor
of Miss Hilda Tunis, daughter of Mi. and Mrs.
Thomas It. Tunis, of Media.
On Tuesday Mr. and Sirs. Benjamin Rush, of
I1M Plhe street, will give a tea to Introduce
thclt daughter. Miss Charlotte Rush. Mr. and
Mt-s.'Rnnda'l Morgan, 'of Wyndmoor. Chestnut
Hill, will give a theatre party, followed by
supper, In honor of Miss Jean N. Thompson,
debutante daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Thompson. Mi. and Mrs. George H. Earle, Jr.,
f Bryn Mawr, will entertain at the opera, fol
lowed by supper at the Rlts-Carlton, In honor
of Miss Knthorlne '.. Ogden, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. George Dickie Ogden, of Bryn Mawr.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Wright, of Chestnut
Hill, will give an opera box party, also fol
lowed by supper and dancing at the Rtz-Carl-ton,
In honor of Miss Eugenia Kelso Cassatt,
debutante daughter of Mrs. J. Gardner Cassatt.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Wheaton Vaughan will
glye a dance In their home, 30 South 22d street,
on AVednesday evening In honor of Miss Kath
erlne Ashhurst Bowie, daughter of Mr. and
Mis. R. H. Bayard Bowie, and Miss Cornelia
C. Leldy, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph
Mr, and Mrs. J. Bayard Bowie, of 1710 Wal
nut street, will give a dinner In honor of their
daughter before the dance.
Miss Kate Furness Jayne, of Linden Shade,
AV alllngford. will make her debut at a tea gtyen
by her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Horace H.
Furness, Jr., of 2031 D Lancey place, on Wed
nesday nleo, '
Mrs. Prank R. Shattuck and her daughter,
Miss Kathlyne Shattuck, of 223 West Tulpe
hocken -street, will entertain at luncheon In
honor of Miss Martha Cameron-Whltnier, de
butante daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Robert A.
Whltmer. of 4703 Klngaeaslng avenue. Miss
Alice Atlee, debutante daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. Louis W, Atlee, will be the guest of honor
at a theatre party, followed by tea at the
HelleYue-Stratford, which Mrs. Walter Ebbs, of
New York, will give. Another theatre party
trill p given by Mrs. John Sander need, with
her niece, Miss Anna Mary Walthoux, as ;utst
of honor. This also will be followed by a tea.
at the Belleyue-Stratford, and Miss Rebu. A.
Lycett will be entertained at a small supper,
followed by Informal dancing, given by Mr. and
Mrs. Stevenson Crothers at their home In Chest
On Thursday Miss Virginia Roberta wilt make
her bow to society at a tea given by her
father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. George W.
It. Roberts, of 1606 De' Lancey place.
Mrs. Austin S. Heckscher, of MIS Walnut street,
wilt give a dinner-dance at the Ritz-Carlton
In honor of her daughter. Miss Anna M.
Heckscher, one of the season's debutantes, and
the Charity Ball will be held on Thursday
evening in the Academy of Music. Many of
the debutantes are looking: forward to this
vent, the first large ball of the season.
Friday evening- Mr. and Mrs. Alexander
Bjowp Coxa wilt gjve, a large ball in Horticul
tural Hall In honor of their debutante niece.
Miss Rush Cose, daughter of Mr. and Mm.
Henry Brinton Coze.
Miss Hope T. Beale will be guest ef
bouor at a dinner given by her sitter,' Mrs.
Samuel A. CroW. of 3341 Loautt street, before
the ball. Mr. and Mrs. William Wilson Cjur
M, of HIS De Lajwey Plaee, will give a dinner
(a honor of Mlw 941th R lUson, and Mr.
ad Mm Sforria L. Cloth wli give a, dinner
(a honor of Xtaa Jean NewboU Thanfion at
9UU auojber dinner nil) be given in afiM
f Via Holl Baljby, daughter of r. ana Mrs.
Chaste Winter SUtiv; at tfc HaHtw, and
. a4 Mis TieM O Aaklon, 0 tltt HeuUi
lllttenhouse square, will entertain In honor of I
their debutante niece, Miss Emma Asiilon Dorr.
Miss Elizabeth Thompson, daughter of Mr. ,
and Mrs. .tames Rcatoh Thompson, of 2213 Wal
nut street, will mnke her debut nt n ten On
Saturday, and a theatre party, followed by lea I
at the Bellevuc, will bo given by Mis. David
M. Hills, pt Wynncwood, for Mies Elennore
Blspttnm, dqbutunto daughter of Mr nnd Mrs. ,
Samuel Blspham, in tlin evening. A rilnncr
tlonce wlll.be given by James S. Austin at the
Merlon Cricket Club In honor of Miss Mary '
Clajton and Miss Wiley.
Miss Imogen Not ton, of Bennington, Vt., who I
has been tho guest of Mrs. Georgo W. B. Hob- ,
erts. of 1800 De Lancey place. Is at present tho I
guest of her cousin, Mrs. Huln Clements, at
her home at Strafford for several dajs. Mlsa
Norton was pne of the bridesmaids nt the
wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chcsti-rilcM
Clay 10 dais ago. Mis. Clay will be remem
bered ns Miss Elizabeth Roberts.
Mrs. 8. Earle Haines, of Merlon, has sent
out invitations for n bridge part), Thursday,
December 17, In honor of Miss Emma Walton,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Watson Walton, of
35 South 18th street, whose engagement to John
Wallace Hnllowrll, Jr.. was recently announced.
A small class of young people will meet dur
ing the winter for professional Instruction In
the latest dance steps. The members arc Miss
Dorothy Hamlll, Miss Mnrgarctta Craig, Mlsi
Eleanor Peterson, Mr. nnd Mrs. Snmuel SIc
Crc.iry, Charles J. McManus, Reeves Jolin-Bon.
MISS MARY C. BOYD AND MISS SUSAN S. COLEMAN rl'" h iw'j ;
Miss Boyd and Miss Coleman are anions the aides who are selling kimonos at the Diocesan
Fair at Horticultural Hall.
ALONG THE MAIN LINE
oVEniiROOK A subscription dansant will be
given at the Overbrook Golf Club this after
noon, from 3:34 until 5:30. About 100 guests are
expected at the clubhouse. A special feature
of the afternoon will be the exhibition dancing
by one of the club members. Miss Virginia S.
Wetherlll. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christo
pher T, Wetherlll, of Sherwood road, assisted
by Perclval Alneswortli. Mlsa Wetherlll. who
la well known for her graceful dancing, will
wear a black satin afternoon gown, fashioned
with a simple tunic effect of Roman stripes.
The dansant is to be glten under the Ladles'
Entertainment Committee, which consists of
the following women: Mrs. George H, Straw
bridge, chairman; Mrs, L. S. de, Lone, Mrs.
Louis S, de Lone, iMrs. F. Harold Gaston,
Mrs. William T. Galey. Jr.. Mrs. Frederick L.
Harding, Mrs. George Oats Suddards, Mrs.
Theodore H, Vetterleln, Sirs. Alfred H. let
fer, Mrs. Arthur 8. .Harding, Mrs. Prank Sllli
man. Jr.. Mrs, Frederick McOwen, Mrs. Charles
M, Wood, Mrs. James If. Brooks, Mrs. George
K. Erben, Mrs, Ernest L. Tuatln, iMrs. AValter
P. Klemm, Mrs. AVUllam J. Coane, Mrs. James
I. M. Wilson. Miss Dorothy Brooks, Miss Jane
Hlggins, Mlas Harrlty, Miss Helen Wilson, Miss
Ethel Dripps, IMIss Francis AV. Terry, Miss
Florence T. Richards. iMIsa Josephine Hayden.
A delightful muslcale was held In the social
hall of Mount Hermon Church, in the Glrard
Estate, last evening by the members of Miss
Mary O'Neill's 03ble class. The proceeds were
used to Install a stained-glass window in the
phurch. Among (hose taking part In the en
tertainment were Mln Agnes Fredericks. Mrs.
Dallas Krebs, Miss Martha Tpwera, Miss Jesse
V, Lambert and Mlsa Cloud.
Dr. Edward F. EToyce. of 1S4S South 3(4 street,
will entertain his unirle. AVUllam R, AVIley, this
week end at the above address.
Many affairs ..ajw behjg given th month for
the relief of the poor at Christmas. jOne of
whta takes place next Tuesday evening In the
Philornuslan. Club. The danee Is being given
by Miss Helen aggert. of iMi OhrUUan
street, and MUs &IVtha Haines, of 1S South
Mth street. Assisting Ue, tjUJ be Miss Mar
garet Hemsfl. vJgl4 9Wa Q.4lbrattb. Miss
Amanda, RoWw. Mta Marguerite Smitb, Mis
Jane Byre. Mrs. 104. Oranlagsr and Mr. Lo
rwjttHr. Swse JIIm will manage the
w Gam EWHJrtMrtMii r unit4 ta
U hawar tola fcgft tits evesUng In the
t burin., Usl and Sujdr avenue, or which the
Ktv D4Um B. Km t p4tor. T toUowiag
ooka are la eara the Vttrioua ttooths
Mrs. B. a Asautjo, ' Male ailer, UtM
KMMrt 9UJw Uf tUia Scnwa Mtw
Sophia A'ounger, Miss Florence Wlsegarver,
tills Anna Semple, Ml?s Anna Rotten, Miss
Thomas Elliot, of id South Woodstock
street, upon his return from Europe this week,
wns given a lecepllon by a number of his
friends. A musical followed, and H. McCloiay,
the well-known barytone, sung severul delight
John Knox .McCarthy, of 105 South 12d
(street, announces the engagement of his daugh
ter. Miss Gladys Delle McCarthy, to Charles
Carmine Antonio lialill, Jr.
Mrs. Mlllaid Fillmore Frishmuth, of toto lina
street, has issued invitations for two luncheons,
the first of which will be given next Thursday,
December 10, and the second, Thursday, Decem
ber 17, at the Marlyn. They will be followed by
bridge at the home of Mrs, Frishmuth. Covers
will be laid for 13 guests at each affair.
Mrs. Charles Preston Jackson entertained the
members of her card club yesterday afternoon
at her home, 5117 Cedar avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. McXamee and Mlsa
Mary McNamee, of Atlantic City, will spend
the winter wiih Mrs,' George B, Sheppard, 333
South tsth street. '
Mrs. T. T. havage and Mlsa M. Ryda Savage,
of Ocean City, Md.; have taken a house, 3iWS
AValnut street, for the winter.
Miss Teresa MeNulty. of 300 Bating stieet,
will entertain the "Q" Club, of which she is a
mepiber, at her home today.
Mrs. Carl Williams, of School House ne,
has Issued Invitations ty a, fw young women
for Monday afternoon at her house to new for
the 'Iade-lB-Amerloa" Fair, which wilt be
given at Horticultural Hall December U, 1$, It
Mrs. Arthur Hood, of 3U Rittenhoue hint,
will eutertaiu at luucnOH an Tuesday at her
home. Tfee UMe will to artistically deeafalad.
with yellow Bbryanthaptum and greM. Tfe
guots will taeUjde Mr FfaakUa Sjwfwer B.
msndf. Mi MUdr4 Sbattuftk, Mis IB)ly
llablther, Mr. Harry Riabar4. Jr.. ad Mis
Mr. and hm- Howard Wu, of Hmy
burs, have rtumci to thtijp boae after -yip
Ug Mveral dya m U guM eX Mr au4 jea
Sdward Auatlu WUr. of iMT Ureeue sUet.
Mrs Maters will be remembered as Ula Om.
irude I'onuetl bafM bar W4rria
Mr and aim. Hf Laris are occupyia ibeir
apartment, an of tk DKlMorri Hei
aMfUtf 1UU U MwfU aai KJfrt Ut.
Tliolo br Iltilj & Wat
Left to right Miss Katharine Herman
Kicnicr, Miss KJwina KILtns Druner ami Miss
Margaret Crozer Fox.
Mrs. Lewis will be icmcinbcicd ns Miss Mnr
gnrot Cruse before her man Inge in November.
A fair was held yesterday afternoon by the
pupils of the Stevens School, 221 West Chellcn
avenup, for the benefit of the School Review, a
school magazine published o,unrterly. All sorts
of fancy articles, also cakes and candy, weio
for sale, and altogether the afinlr piovcd a
Covrr Design for Program lo he Used at
"Counteis of Tubs" Chosen
The managers of the Northern Home for
Friendless Children, who will present "Coun
tess of Tubs" at the Bellevue-Stratford on
the nights of December S and 9, In oider to
obtain an attractive coer deilgn for the pio
grams to be used on that occasion offered a
cash prize for the best design submitted, which
was won by AVUllam Gordon Thayer, a stu
dent at the Industrial Art School. Dr. and
Mm. George W. urquhart will entertain In
their box on Tuesday night Sir. and Mrs.
James A. Glase, Mr. nnd Mrs. Piederlck Geiger,
Mr. and Mrs. AA'llllam Sauter, 'Mr. and Mrs.
David Jester, .Mr. nnd Mrs. Augustus H.
Sickles, Mr. and Mrs. John S. Morris, Miss
Gertrude Urquhart and Mrs. Fayette R. Plumb.
Sir. and Mrs. James 11. MorrIs will have as
their guests Sir. and Mrs. II. K. Slulfoid, Dr.
and tMrs. SIctheny and Mr, and Sirs. Robert
SIcCurdy. Other box holders who will enter
tain either one or both nights of the perform
ance are Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stewart, Mrs.
John Braun, Sir. and Sirs. Ralph Slurray, Dr.
Slllo Sillier, Mr. and Mrs. Robert BalfoAir, Sir.
and srrs. Thomas Kay, Mr, and Mrs. AValtei"
G. Eels, Mr. and Sin. Edward S. Stackhouse,
Sir. and Sirs. AVUllam Smith, Mr. and Sirs.
Charles J. Slntthews, Mr. ond Sirs. Frank B.
Stockley. (Mr. and Mrs. James H. Slorrls, Sir.
and Sirs. Edward If, Moll, Sir. anu" Sirs. Will
lam G. Heniy Sir. and Mis. W. S. Doughty,
Sir. and Sirs. Kenton Warne, Sirs. Charles
Wataon, Sirs. Charles Boeder, Sirs. Edward A'.
ISlcCaully, Sirs. Charles J. Sillier and Sirs.
Edward Wilkinson, Jr. The performance will
be followed each night by an Informal dance.
Dr. and Mis. G. Oram Ring will entertain In a,
box on both nights.
Miss Helen Sanders, who will with Norrls
Henderson dance a gavotte In the second .act
of the play, has organized a club of 60 girls,
who will each dress a doll to be presented to
the home as a part or the "kiddles' " Chrimas
gifts. Sllss Sanders will shortly Issue Invita
tions for a "doll party," to be lield at. her
home, in the Newport, at which each girl will
bring the doll she has dressed, and the whole
number be packed ready for transportation to
the home. 1
To aid the Philadelphia Jewish Sanatorium
for Consumptives a bridge and dance wjll be
given on Thursday night, December 10, at the
Mercantile Club, on North Broad stretyt, un
der the direction of the AVomen's Committee,
which Includes Sirs. J. H. Louchheim. chair
man. Mrs. A. J. Cohen, secretary; Mrs. Philip
Arnold, Sirs. Julius C. Levy, Mrs. Benedict dim
bel. Sirs. Ellis A. Gimbel, Mrs. Sidney Aloe,
LMis. Isaac Leopold, Mr. S. C. Kraus, Mrs.
Andrew Kaas, Sirs. Eli K. Sellg, Mrs. I,ouls
Gerstley, Sirs. Alfred W. Flelsher. Mrs. J.
Felderhelmer, Sirs. Samuel D. Lit, Mrs. Sam
uel K. I-ouUihelm, Mrs. A. R. Stayer, Mrs.
Slorrls Fleishman, Sir. Joseph Snellenburg,
Slrs. AVUllam B, Rosskam, Sirs, Samuel Sack,
Sirs. Fannie B, Lesser and Mlsi Jeannetje SI.
Goldberg. Mis. Arnold and Sir. Sellg will have
pharge of a number of young girls who will
distribute flowers. Among them will be Sllia
Alice FUlsher, MUs Slay Flelsher, Miss Marian
Labe, Mis Blanche Hirah, Mis Marian Mans
bach, SUM Marie Louer, Miu Ifelen A Vein -land.
Mis Bdna Steppacier. Uiii Rotaile
Danoebaum, MUs Mildred Singer, MUa Alin
Stilg and MUa Mildred Levy. The sanatorium
I at Kaglevllte, Pa.
The girls' auxiliary of the PrebtfUa
ehurfc wl giv tbelr annual mlmtrtl ihow
tonight la the Twentieth Century OKfe-Jne
taVing- part wiB Inelttd Miss IaabfjaJMaMft,
wa will b ta istertettitar. ait: Ajpiw &
M. young will b tftM&e ajui Mt Ruth Soak
bw. The otters wtli be Mt HKe Oewaj,
Mi $ Ualbraifb. Mia Helta Taylr, Hi,
Alice Marstsil. jJJ Staacbe Hoi man ami
Ui Ruin rf uUrfcb
Herbert Uartei. of Karth Ln49WM avMtt.
ha ttturnd from lvr bmuium' lri u M
TJAA'ENINa gown seom to faithfully follow
' JLj the general trend. Indlrnted months ago
1 by the Parisian couturiers before the advent of
' the war, nnd the general silhouette followed
is that of extreme scantiness above, with the
1 pendulum swinging lo the other extreme below
the 'vfllst-llnc. Indeed, ecry one with any
pretensions at all to a nork, nnd sad to relate
manv with none at all, has adopted the
shoulder strap effect In bodice. Slim little
debutantes present nn extiemcly ethereal np
pearnnce with their filmy draperies of tulle or
net floating out behind them ns they promen
ade behind the boxes un the tier.
Mlsi Elsa Reath, the chnimlng ilaiiRhlcr of
Mr and Mrs. Theodoic W. Heath, nas noticed
in the orchestra scats, wealing a stunning frock
of dark blue chiffon and satin over white. Tho
rather high V-shapcd bodice was outlined at
the neck with rhlnestones. and was made with
long, unllncd sleeve of the chiffon.
1 The lower part of the gown was fashioned In
I an extreme! wide girdle of blue satin, and the
full ovcrsklrt was made of tulle and was very
Mrs. AVUllam Can ell will entertain nt dinner,
followed by auction bridge, nt her homo In
Rhawn street thli evening In honor of Mi. and
, Mrs. AV'llllnm Davis, of 20H South ISth street.
j Fall foliage nnd chrysanthemums will be ar
mnged In the. halls and living room nnd the
dining room will be decorated with hanging
1 baskets filled with pink roses ami maiden-
1 hnlr ferns.
Mrs. Gnllagher, of 2005 Rhawn street, li en
tei tabling; Mis, Anna O'Connor, of l.aconla,
X. It.; Mrs. Henry Garant, of Chattanooga,
Tenn., nnd John Brccn, of Piovldencc, R. I.
They will leave Philadelphia this evening.
The Pinochle Club, of Finnkford, will be en
tertained by AVIlliam Hire Monday evening at
his home on Blaklstou stieet. A Dutch supper
und music will follow the cards. Members of
tho club Include Benjamin Johnson, AVUllam
Hire. Atthur Gallagher, John Lawler. Joseph
Hughes, James Tawler, Charles I.eiserls and
SATURDAY evening seems to be the favor- 1
Ite time for dinner and theatre parties, or .
ilipatrft nartles and suuneis. followed by danc- ,
Ing. This evening Sllss Rosalie Blown Dolan,
daughter of Sir. and Mrs. Clarence W. Dolan,
will entertnln In honor of Sllss Ruth Coxe,
daughter of Sir. nnd Mrs. Henry Bilnton Coxe.
Tho guests will be chaperoned by Sirs. Coxe,
as Mr and and Mrs. Dolan are In mourning.
Sir. and Sirs. Harry' Cobb Kennedy will en
teitaln a number or the debutantes at the
theatre, to be followed by supper nt the
Bellevue-Stratford, In honor of Sllss Mnry Hall
Laird, debutante daughter of Sir. and Sirs.
AVarren Powers Laird. The guests will be
Miss Rebecca A. Lycett, Sllss Isabel Milne
Rodgers, Miss Elinor Judd Bean, Clarence Free
man, David Burpee, Coleman Sellers, 3d, and
John D. Myers.
A delightful rabbit party will be given by
John AVagner, Jr., of Four Oaks, School lane.
Germantown, In honor of Sllss Ellrabelh It.
Heath, debutante daughter of Sir. and Sirs.
Theodore AAr. Heath. The chaperons will be
Sirs. Reath and Sllss Saiah AVood AVagner, the
latter a sister of the host. Those who will bo
present will be Miss Charlotte Harding Brown,
Miss A'lrglnla Roberts, Miss Emllle V. Ken
nedy, Sllss Josephine Klonlnger, Sllss Alice C.
Thompson. SIUs Slargaret Berwlnd, Sllss Cor
delia Riddle, Sllss Taullne DIsston, Albert E.
Kennedy, Jr., AVIlliam H. Du Barry. Rodney N.
Landreth, Harry R. Nellson, John C. Bell, Jr.,
Thomas K. Plnletter, Jr., Alexander Mercer
Riddle, Jr. Joseph G. B. Molten, John V.
Shober, 2d, Barclay McFaddeu, Lewlh Smith
and Andrew Van Pelt
Keewaydln, the attractive home of Sir, and
Mrs. Edward AValter Clark In St. Slarlln's, will
be the scene of a dinner-dance this evening.
The lower floor will be cleared for the dancers,
and will be wonderfully decorated with autumn
foliage and Mowers. About 70 guests are ex
pected. ALONG THE READING
On Wednesday, December 9, which Is ladles'
day at the Old York Road Country Club, thete
will be a kaffeklatch and fancy work at 2:30
o'clock. The hostesses for the day are Sirs.
Frank Snyder and Mrs. Henry Palst.
Ml Adelaide Conly, of 6T0S North 6th street,
Oak Lane. Is member of the Theta Tau So
ciety of the Girls' High Society, which will give
a charity "SOO" benefit Saturday afternoon, De
cember 12, for the Belgium sufferers at the
Philadelphia Stuseum, Slth street, below Spruce,
CHESTER AND VICINITY
Sites Ethel Stalker and Miss Edith Mull have
returned to their homes at AA'est Philadelphia,
after being entertalne4 for several days by
Mr. P. AV. Lare In Norwood
George C. Hetiel and his sisters, the Ml
Anna and Mis Carrie Hetzel. of Ridley Park,
are sojourning at Hot Springs, Va.
Miss Bdlta Walker, of Baltimore, u the
guest of Sit Marion gcbjaldt in Frosftect Park.
Mrs. AVeadell L. SIM. Of AVlbury. U
spending a fortnlgnt the BUWt ftfMtt- Gr
nett PendUtftR. of itanWh trt.
Mr. Joseph Vail oa returned ta her Uuu
on Bast 1th street, a,tlr nmting week wkb
friend la WHmiagton-
M. J. Oliver WiM. Of LMMiag. Mkb . U
vlnttiag br Mfe$t. Mr. MV Mrs. Uaorge D.
liewe. ax U fUet Ml UI bland avauuik
Mr. JPrealba l.e 1U enttrtam at luu at.m
U4M la bonor of Mtj aiutin aau Mrs i
tbur H. 1-. of Pbil4rttbi.
Un. CbrUs . Miller eateruu at !-
at bar be erty.
fluffy The drop skirt was of satin, and rather
Mrs. Walter Jeffords was In her box this
week. She had selected a smart gown of
black satin nnd vchet, which enhanced hei
fair coloring. The bodice was held In plate
oi er the Bhoulders with narrow straps of 1st.
It was fashioned of velvet and was made Very
wide, over n full skirt of tulle.
Mlsa Margaiet Berwlnd, another debutante, li
wearing an exoulslte frock of white satin and
net. The sklit is made of net, (julte full Over
a foundation of satin which Is edged with
silk fringe. The bodice Is also of ntl, and k
girdle curiously draped completes the costume.
A chaimlngly Prenchy dancing frock li being
worn by Mlsa Margot Scull. It la of role plnlc
net over satin, and Is set off by a wide girdle
of new blue. Tiny blue rosebud clasp shoulder
straps are used as a finish on the skirt
Mrs. Gardner Cassatt Is wearing nn attrac
tive gown of flesh-colored taffeta. It Is made
with tho basque effect and a wide short circu
lar skirt. Miss Susan Ingersoll appeared re
cently In n frock of flesh-colored satin, set off
by deeper pink.
Sir. and Sirs. Thomas T. Nelson will shortly
Issuo Invitations for the marriage of their
daughter. Bliss Florence Ellxabeth Nelion. to
Robert Allen Buchcr. 3d, of AVeatmont, N J.
Tho ceremony, which will be performed on
Saturday evening, January H, will take place
nt the home of the bride's parents, 1024 North
13th street. In the presence of the Immediate
rainllles of the bride and bridegroom, and will
be followed by a large reception. Dr. Linn
Bowman, of the Spring Garden Street Metho
dist Chuich, will read the marriage service.
Tho bride will be attended by her cousin. Miss
Louise Van Sant, of Baltimore, as maid of
honor, and Slis. Andrew AVebb as matron of
honor. Mr. Bucher has selected as his beat
man Thomas W. Berger.
At tho home of Mrs. Frank M. Hlghley, 2111
West Vennngo street, a tea was given yesterday
to announce the engagement of Sllss Rebecca
Brower Hlghley to AValter Roberts, of this city.
Tho color scheme of the very attractive deco
intlons as red and white, the flowers used
being carnations, which had nn effective back
ground of palms nnd feins. Receiving with
Sirs, and Sliss Hlghley were Mrs. J. Edward
Pagan, or lladdon Heights, X. J.; Sllss Ethel
Robert", or Logon, nnd Sllss Ola Robertson, of
Tioga .Mrs. W. W. Longabough poured tea.
I nder the able direction of Sirs. Herbert K.
Weltzel, a very successful bazaar and tea was
helil csicidny afternoon and evening in the
lecture hall of the Tioga Presbyterian Church,
on lCth street, adjoining the church. She was
assisted by Sirs. AVIIbur Zimmerman, Sirs.
AVIlliam G. Zindel, Mrs. George Worcester. Sllss
Slay Davis, Mrs. Snyder. Sllss Laura Cramp,
Sirs. James McSlurray, Sirs. SI. ,. Bauer. Sirs.
Robert Greenfield, Sllss Julia Scattcrgood, Sirs.
James Fernon, Sirs. Frank R. AValih, Sirs.
Paul, Sirs. P. Elmer Weltzel and Sllss Eleanor
The Cutlen Club will hold Its first annual
dance at Clayton's on Friday evening, De
cember 18. The member of the old Leckner
Club who will help manage the dance, are
AVUllam Cullen, Charles Spencer, Paul Bleom
fleld, C. Slurry and R. Dick, A successful and
splendid time Is anticipated,
Plans are under way for the winter carnival
to be held by Class S of Lnion Tabernacl
Chuich on January 21, 22 and 23, 1315,
Sllss Helen O'Connor, formerly of Richmond,
has moved to Harrowgate.
Sirs. Anna C. Adams, who has been staying
for a year lu Los Angeles, will shortly re
turn and spend the winter with her sUttr,
Sirs. SI E Brown
THE mairlage of Sllss Vera Johns, daughter
of Dr. and Sirs Samuel Harlan Johns, of S
A'an Bui en street, AVllmlngton, and Henry
Porter Griffith, of this city, will take place
this evening at 6:30 o'clock at the home of the
bride's parents, Wilmington.
The Rev. George Edward Reed, pastor of
Giace Methodist Episcopal Church, will per
form the ceremony. MUs Johns will be given
In marriage by her father, and will be attended
by her sister, Sirs. Albert LIndley Fager, of
Columbia, Pa., as. matron of honor, and
cousin. Sllss Helen M. Brown, and Mis Made
line C. Raby as bridesmaids- Albert LIndley
Fager. Jr.. a nephew of the bride, will act a
ring-bearer, and AVUllam Griffith, of New York,
will be his brother's best man.
After February I Mr. and Mr. Griffith will
be at home at ? South 5Ttl street, Philadel
phia. SIISS1I ElllERUEHiTLKV
A wedding of mw lntr la Baltimore, as
well as la thla city, will b solemnized on Mon
day night, December J, In the St. Jme. when
SlUs Bstelle QwUey, daughter of Mr and
Mr. Joseph Geritlty. of Ml North Broad
tre4, will be aiYen In marriage by her faibr
te 4HU A. gfaMhajaaer. of Baltimore Tb
eriaony wtH be performed by the Rev Dr
Jph KrainkHf, of Um Keneseth Urad Coa
Bfegntlou. The brU. who will be unattended, wit) wear
a Wteiy sown of wait duebeaa tiu. vvil
wilbXMlle hand mbret4rd wan Mr4- Hoi
tuu vtt wW 11 turn due tae i-.
wbiafe wlU be bejW la piaet with r bMM
imm. Ctecfei sad m ht villejr wl fwat
be bridal buajt. A baaltame, fawn at bbso
vl, with an verdreea of net erwarijJ
with jet. wit wuru by tbc b;-iJ' mskmh
Mr ataaaeiaMr wUI aave a bMI bM aio
tu briHbei R1d . uii. oi HlUw.
'I W. ej vk- nwiii be jotleiU b. , djii.t, i)S
dance toi m i.u i.n lt vi .- (tkmJs
1 ta biulatMMn hui DilUr i' c. li ' ur
tfcuugb MM Hitii. .iu, ,e mtoi.1 iceoita,
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