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Season Revives Un
_ By MILDRED MAR
JUST when the last shadow of it
seems' about to flicker and go
darkness, some new angle in t
and excitement flares up afresh. TI
tween two very important interest
hearted indulgence in summer divers
ter abodes which takes place annu
r4 other is the rapidly increasing sun
have so many prominent marriages
an when the cream of society must net
coast and mountain resorts. The
. season usually choose a wedding in
into society, all of which entails a 1
of the season and scores and scor
dered by the bridesmaids, ushers,
bridegroom-to-be and the hosts of
practice of entertaining wedding par
But this season, when the Cap
to become matrons, there is a comp
ments, which in other years, were
accompanying hospitalities, be-f
came known in simplest fashion
and were followed almost immedi
ately by the date of the wedding.
The war, of course, is responsible
for the hastening of the ceremonies
and also for their simplicity,
_ though the fatigue of an elaborate
wedding, as well as its impossibil
ity when exclusive circles are
broken by the summer flittings, is
rarely sought from June until Sep
tember by even the tnost ambitious
and energetic bride. So there will
be few church weddings among
J.he July bride's and those will be
as simply and delightfully in har
mony with the informality of sum
mer functions as possible. The
marriage of Miss Elizabeth Hard
ing and Mr. Frederick Prince, jr.,
which was celebrated yesterday at
St. John s Church in Lafayette
square, nas a charming affair and
the reception afterward at .the
bride's hone was staged in such a
bower of summer blossoms and
cool breezes that it seemed like a
garden ceremony after all with the
bride herseli a lovely flower inI
her perfect blond beauty.
Another summer church wed
ding will be that of Miss Dorothy
Shuey and Mr. Christopher Smith,
of Norway. which will take place
at noon on Thursday, August 16,1
at St. Matthew's Church, and will
be followed by a reception. Miss
Shuev, who has been tremendously
popular in Capital society since her
debut, and has ers ed as attendant
at many weddmg parties, will
make a strikngly beautiful bride .
and her wedding will undoubtedly'
show more than a few touches
of the charm and originality for
which she is noted. Miss Fran
ces Effinger and Mr. Shackelford
Miller, jr., will have a simple home
wedding at the residence of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Frederick Effinger, on the after
noon of August i. at 5:30 o'clock.
But a large reception will follow
when the hosts of friends of the
popular voung couple will have an
opportunity to greet them. Mr.
Miller will have completed his
course of training for the Officers'
Reserve Corps at Fort Myer, but
his plans will necessarily depend
- upon the trend of the war. Miss
Effinger is a favorite in the young
er set and with her sister, Miss
Katherine Effinger, has entertain
ed extensively for the brides of
her set for the past two seasons.
One of the first Washington
girls to have a wedding at the
country estate of her parents is
Miss Edith Blair, who will become
the bride of Lieut. Commander
Adolphus Staton, U. S. N., on July
28. at Falkland. the Blair home at
Silver Spring. Md. The ceremony
will be quietly solemnized in the
presence of the immediate families
only, but a reception will follow
and visions of such a function on
the lovely terraces of Falkland
promise one of the smartest and
most deliehtful events of the
season. The last of the summer
weddings to date will be that of
Miss Marie Eugenia Smith and
Lieut. Commander Hollis Taylor
Winston. '. S. N., whose engage
2 ment was announced last week by
- the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
- George Richard Smith. The wed
ding will take place early in Sep
But while the brides and bride
grooms are busy selecting abodes
for the late summer and winter,
the official world is also engaged
in the arduous task of house-hunt
ing. The Secretary of the Treas
ury and Mrs. McAdhoo are among
-the fsrst to select a new residence
and have leased the home of for
Smer Attorney General and Mrs.
- George W\ickersham at t3i2 Six
JF it is imp
der New Diversions.
iterest in the Washington season
out in the gathering of summer
he social situation presents itself
ie smart world is divided now be
g which prevents it from whole
ions. One is the selection of win
Illy at this time of year and the
imer wedding list. Never before
taken place in the warm months
ds be gathered at the fashionable
most popular debutantes of their
keeping with their brilliant advent
arge church wedding in the heart
es of prenuptial hospitalities ten
best man, parents of bride and
smart folk who make a regular
ital's loveliest maids are electing'i
lete change of program. Engage
announced with gre;t eclat and
tcenth street for occupancy after
October I. The new Russian Am
bassador, Mr. Bakhmetieff, is es
tablished temporarily at 2223 R
street, and Mr. Sookine, of the
embassy staff, will shortly take
possession of the diilick house at
2209 Massachusetts avenue.
One of the most interesting of the
summer weddings was celebrated yes
terday at noon at St. John's Church1
in lafayette Square when Miss Ells-1
abeth Harding, daughter of Mr. Wil- t
liam Proctor Harding, governor of
the Federal Reserve Board, became
the bride of Mr. Frederick Henry
Prince, Jr., of Boston. The ceremony
was performed by the Rev, Dr. Ro
land Cotton Smith. rector of the
church, in the presence of a bril
liant gathering of official and resi
dential society and was followed by
It reception at the residence of Mr.
Harding in R street.
The church was elaborately decor
sted with palms. Australia ferns, blue
hydrangeas and pink gladioli. A cas
Cade of richly-foliaged Australian
ferns concealed the balcony and bank- I
ed the chancel. Each pew was mark- I
ed by a huge cluster of blue hy
itangeas and pink gladioli and the
same blossoms were used around the
altar. White peonies filled the altar
The bride, who was given In mar
riage by her father, had as her only
attendant Miss Elizabeth Hasbrouck,
of Kingsbury, L. I. Mr. Sidney W.
Fish. of New York. acted as best man.
and the ushers were Mr. F. Skiddy
von Stade, of New York; Mr. Charles
Morgan. Mr. Ambrose Clark. Mr. Law
rence Rumsey, Mr. Tweed, and Mr.
The bride was very lovely in a gown
of white satin and tulle simply fash
ioned. The bodice of satin was soft
ened with folds of the tulle and had
tul:e sleeves. Layers of filmy tulle
formed the skirt, which was cut
round length and the long court train
rhich fell from the shoulders was
of shirred tulle. The veil, also of
tulle, was caught simply with tiny
causters of orange blossoms, and she
carried a shower bouquet of lilies of
The maid of honor wore a charm
ing gown of flesh-colored satin veiled
with lavender and blue chiffon. Her
tulle hat combined the same shades
of lavender and blue, and she ear
ried pink gladioli. c
Blue hydrangeas. pink gladioli and
white peonies formed the decorations
at the reception which followed the
ceremony. The bride and bridegroom'
received the guests in the drawing
room in a bower of white peonies
flanked by palms and Australian t
ferns. Mr. Harding And Mr. and .
Mrs. Frederick Prince. parents of the i
bridegroom. who came to Washing. I
ton for the wedding, also assisted in s
When Mr. Prince and his bride left
for their wedding trip, the latter
wore a smart little French frock of
blue serge with a small blue hat to 1
match. Mr. Prince is attached to If
the French aviation corps.
Among the out-of-town guests at
the wedding were Mrs. Guy Norman
and Mr. and Mrs. Bryce J. Allan, of
Boston, and Mr. and Mrs. Brandish
G. Johnson. of New York and Islip,
Miss Carolyn Nash entertained in
formally at dinner last evening in
compliment to Miss Edith Blair
and her fiance. Lieut. Commander
Adolphus Staton. U. S. N.. whose
marriage will take place July 28.
Mr. Ralph Leopold arrived at Wash
Ington yesterday to be the guest cc
the Secretary of War and Mrs. Baker
for several weeks. Mr. Leopold, who
is Mrs. Baker's brother, has been re
siding in Texas since his return from
Berlin at the outbreak of the war.
lie lived in Germany for eight years.
Mme. Riano, wife of the Spanish
Amhassador, will leave Washington
tomorrow for Yark Harbor. Me., *
where she will pass the greater part
of the summer. Her brother-in-lawr
and sister. Mr. and Mrs. Chandler An
lerson. have a cottage there for the
season. The Ambassador is making Ig
ossible for you
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14 F Street Norhw
MRS. HUGH L SCOIT. wife
who is one of the most charmi
home of Gen. and Mrs. Scott at
o plans to leave Washington, as the
ress of official business is engagini
is time and attention.
The British Ambassador. Sir Ceci
pring Rice, since his- return from a
hort visit to his family at Woods
Iola, Mass., is staying with the see
nd counselor of the embassy, Mr
'homas Beaumont Hohlef. who ha:
stablished bachelor's hall at 2330 Mas
The Russian Ambassador. Prof Bori:
akhmetieff. and staff, who have beer
r New York and thereabouts fo
ome days, returned to Washington
tst evening, and the Ambassador is
stablished at 2223 R street, wher<
e will maintain the embassy unti
he autumn. He is not yet decided
hether he will establish his home
r the former Russian Embassy in Six
eenth street. He spent the last few
ays at Briarcliff-on-the-Hludson
here Mme. Bakhmetieff has been
ince her arrival in this country.
The Bulgarian Minister and Mme
anarM are planning to leave
t'ashington early in August for Wil
amatown. Mass, going later to Man.
hester-by-the-sea for September.
The Secretary of the Treasury is
pending the week-end with Mrs. Mc.
doo at their cottage at Buena Vista
The Second Secretary of the Russiar
;nbassy. Mr. Ferdinand de Mohren
hildt and Mrs. de Mohrenschildt
rrmerly Miss Nona McAdoo, have gone
o Buena Vista to visit Mrs. McAdoo
pon their return they will reopen the
ouse in Edgemoor, which they have
or the summer months. They have
eared the residence, 1760 Corcorar
treet. for a winter home, and wil
eke possession in the autumn.
The Second Secretary of the French
mbassy and Mme. de Laboulaye have
eased a cottage at Cape May, N. J.,
or the remainder of the summer, and
eft town yesterday to take possession
Lord Northcliffe returned to his
partment in Massachusetts avenue
rom New York last week to remair
ere for a time.
The Persian Minister. Gen. Mehd
Cahn, has leased the residence at No
13 Sixteenth street and will take pos
ession in the autumn. The Minister
as returned to Long Branch. N. J.
rhere the Legation Is established fo:
he summer, after a short stay ir
The marriage of Lieut. Ewing
eginald Philbin, second son of Su
reme Court Justice Eugene A. Phil
in and Mrs. Philbin, and Miss Har
let Woodward, daughter of Mr. and
Ira. Edtin Campbell Woodward, 01
tiddletown. Ohio. waq solemnised a
oon Thuraday in the rectory of St
atrick's Cathedral. New York. thi
ter. Father Bernard F. McQuadi
erforming the ceremony in the
to go away,.
of the Chief of Staff, U. S. A.,
Mg matrons in army circles. The
Fort Myer is the scene of frequent
-Photn he Bachrach.
presence of the immediate family
The bride, who was unattended,
wore a simtply made blue taffeta
trav 'ling go'n with a white collar.
topped by a blie straw hat trimmed
with blue rihhons.
Li t. 'hiin was attended as beat
man by hie >ounger brother. Mr.
Gerald fN. l'hilhin. who is in the Na
sal Reserve and arme from Newport
to attendi the wedding.
The wedding nas hurried, as Lieut.
Philhin is a - nmber of the Sixty
ninth Regimu nt, N. Y. N. f., at . x
pects soon to be in active servi".
Besides his brother Gerald. non in
the reserves. his other two brothers.
Messrs. Stephen H1. and J.s-o H.
'hilhin, have applied fir aimi.:sion
in the goiurnment sers lie. The en
gagement was announeed on May .
soon after Mr. Philbin's return from
McAllen. Tex.. where he hail been
serving. }v was graduated from
Yale in 1911. and from ltarard law
School In 1lt1. and has since prac
ticed law In New York.
There was a naval wedding at the
Biltmore. New Tork. Thursday euen
ing, when Miss Eleanor Potter.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Pot
ter, of Chicano. breame the bride of
Surgeon Uitd C. Foote. n hn is at
tached to the Naval Hospital at Nor
folk. Va. Dr. Foote is a son of Maj.
ard Mrs. James H. Foote, of North
The ceremony vsa perforned by
the Rev. Dr. Taylor. of Leonia. N J.
Miss Dorothy Potter attended her
sister. and Percy W. Foote. of the
C. S. S. Nevada, was best man for
The bride's father was one time
president of the Illinois Steel Com
pany. The wedding was hastened by
After the ceremony a dinner was
served for the bridal party and
guests in the Cascades.
Mr. William Francis Boland. of Ger
mantown. ..ont;omery (Coun:ts. Md.,
has sent out invitations for the mar
inage of his daughter. Miss Josephine
Leone Roland. to Mr. Herbert Henry
Ramsdell, of Charleston, S. C., son
of the late Rev. Charles B. Rams
dell and of Mrs. May Riooks Rams
dell. of this city. The ceremony will
he performed on the morning of July
23 In St. Rose's Church. at Cloppers,
Md., at 9:30 o'clock, followed by nup
tIal ma.s. A.treakfast will he given
the wedding pa Pty In the home of the
l brides father afterward. It wrs in
this same 'icturesque church that, on
MRS. ADOLPH CASPAR MILUS
of the Federal Reserve Board, w
- series of visits in New England.
.<. . dtad
bII4eroemts-be were beet mn and
maid of besot at the wedding. Mr.
and Mst 36U1 amsmell are p--lag
the sumar In te latters 04 home
The marriage of Kim Octavia Owen
Woodward, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Horace Macleriin Woodward, and
Dr. Frank Ashby Robey will be
solemnued on the evening of July 18.
The oeremony will take place very
quietly in the hone of Mr. and Ms.
Woodward, in Brookland, D. C.. in
the presenoe of the inmediate faint
Hlee, the Rev. '?ather Williams, of
St. Anthony's Church. offciating.
Miss Rebecca Woodward will be her
sister's only attendant, and Mr.
George B. Robey will be best man
for his brother.
Mr. Harold Simonds Osgood, a son
of Prof. Herbert L. Osgood. of Colum
bia University. and Mrs. Osgood. and
Miss Katherine G. Tripp. a grand
daughter of Mrs. M. J. Butler, of New
York, were married Thursday at the
country homo of Mrs. Butler In Harts
dale. N. Y. The ceremony was per
formed by the Rev. William R. Jet
life, of the Madison Avenue Pres
byterian Church, In the presence of
a few relatives.
The bride was attended by Miss Cor
nella Shaw, of Montclair, N. J., as
maid of honor. The Misses Elsie Bu
ren, of Boston. and Emma Dieterlen,
of New York, were the bridesmaids.
Mr. Guernsey, of Poughkeepsie, where
the bride once lived, gave her In
Mr. Osgood had Dr. Dixon Ryan
Fox, of Columbia University. as his
best man, and Messrs. Dean Pike and
William C. Weeks acted as the ush
ers. The wedding was hurried owing
to the enlistment of Mr. Osgood in
the Signal Corps of the New York
Mrs. Hugh S. Brady, of Wheeling.
W. Va., has announced the engage.
ment of her sister, Miss Margaret
Maitland Sloan. of Cumberland, to
Mr. Halstead Woodrow Caldwell. of
Ford, N. C. The marriage will take
place this fall at Cumberland.
Mrs. Charles H. Stone has announc
ed the marriage of her daughter. Miss
Alice Shepard Vail. and Mr. Horace
Sumner Corbett, of Franklin, Mass.,
Thursday afternoon. July 5.
The ceremony was quiet. Mr. and
Mrs. Corbett have gone North on
their wedding trip. Mr. Corbct was
lately graduated from the Naval
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Stucker in T street northeast was the
scene of a Pretty weddng Monday
at noon whn their daughter. Mis
Gertrude Marie Stucker, was married
to Mr. T. (lay Lisay, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Wilson laindsav. of
Dayton, Ohio. The cer,-mony, which
was performed by the Rev. Douglas P.
Birnie, took place in the drawing
room, the bay window i.-ing hankest
with palms, daisies and wild honey
suckle, while the decvatons in th.
dining-room conisted of water like
Mrs. Harry Wilson lansav. Jr . played
the wedding mis. Th. bride woo.
a becoming gown of silkr gray Ge.r
gette crepe and taff.ta, emubrolderet
in silver braid. She cr;iird a ahowr,
bouquet of pink and n lute sweet peas.
Miss Retta Stuckr, aho was her
sister's only attel dent. was in a gown
of ash's of roses bro adr-d satin and
carried pink roses. Mr. Harry Wil
son Lindsay was best man for his
brother. .A reception followed with
additional gui.-ts, after which Mr. and
Mrs. Lindsay left for a wedli, trip
to New York and the Thousand Is
lands. Mrs. Lindsay wearirg a gown
of amethyst taffeta, headed in two
tones. with a medium slzr-l black hat.
trimmed with a black bird of para
dise. The costume was topped ly a
blue cloth coat. They will be at home
after August 1t at 10i Kalorama
road. vhere they have taken an apart
ment. Among the out of town grests
for the wedding were Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Wilson Lindsay and Miss Myr
tle Lindsay. parents and sister of
the bridegroom, from Iiayton, thin
Announcement has been made
by Mrs. John H. Shipley, of Ports
mouth. N. H . of the enragement of
her daughter. Miss Marion Shipley.
to Mr. Carroll Robertson. of New
York. Miss Shipley's father was
the late Capt. John H. Shipley. U.
S. N.. who at the time of his death.
about three years ago, was naval
attache at the American Embassy
in Tokyo, Japan.
Mr. Robertson is a member of the
Racquet Club, of Philadelph-a. Pa..
and the St. Nicholas Club. In New
York. with the reserve officers. The
wedding will take place in two
weeks in New York.
The marriage of Miss Helen Vir
ginia Wallis, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel Wallis, to Mr Joseph
Gaillard Martin will take pia< e on
August 11 at the home of the bride's
. Mr. Bayard C. Livingston of Al
bany. announces the engagetents
of his daughter. Miss Louisa Morris
Livingston, to Mr. George N. Bright,
of Minneapolis. Minn. Mr. Bright
is a graduate of the tniversity of
Wisconsin. Class of '1I. and spent
eight months last year as a lieute
nant in the Minnesota National
. wife of Vice Governor Miller
ho has left Washington to make
Store Hours: 8:15 to S.
The remaining summer
We have cut prices deeps
instances they are now just
Khaki-kool, silk Jersey,
gabardine, Poiret twill, tri,
fabrics, in all colors, includi
house, without reserve, inc
Former prices wer
Including All Jersey and S
Cloth Suits reduced from 535
Jersey Suits reduced from 53(
$10.00 Summer Dresses.....
$15.00 Summer Dresses.....
$25.00 Net and Taffeta Dress
$15.00 Silk Jersey Sweater C<
25.00 Silk-lined Cloth Coat
545.00 Satin Capes and Coat
$4.00 Tub Skirts... .. ....
55.00 Tub Skirts ..
56.00 Corduroy Skirts.....
Guard at the Mexican border. No ftancee met at Hot
date bas been set for the wedding. a half ago. Mr. B
are now in New
)1ies Margaretta P. Blair. daughter spend much time.
cf Thomas S. Blair. jr. of Chicago. Chicago within a
will become the bride of Gov. James
M. Cox. of Ohio. The wedding wit. A beautiful wed
take place in the autumn. Mr. Blair Saturday evening
is a widower and his daughter has. Mr. and Mrs. Alb
teed head of his hnusehold for several their daughter. Mu
sears. She is very handsome and is came the bride
one of 'ha most popular yorne girls Fur.khouser
in Chiceqnsor aiet.. Gov. Cox and his Only the retati
Offer for July this Dining-r
or mahogany, consisting of
sion Table, 5 Side and 1 Arm
Will also make you pr
2, 3, and 4-room apartments.
We take in payment Li
$11o.00 for every $1oo.oo B
Satrdays, 8:15 to 1.
tock must be sold without
r than ever- before-in many
one-half of what they were
of the House
wool jersey, taffeta, serge,
:otine and other high-class
ng navy. Every suit in the
lding all "Hickson" repre
e $55.00 to $75.00.
erge Coat Dresses, Hickson
00 to.. ..... . $1.0
1.00 to ...............S15.00
. ................. 56.90
S.... .. .. ........ $7.50
............... .... $2.95
.............. .... $3.95
Springs a year ad mate friends witnessed the ceremony.
air and Mts Blair which was performed at a o'clock b>
York, where they the Rev. Edward M. Mott. of the
but will return toI Church of the Advent.
few days. The drawing-room w as converted
the si ce Into a ower with palms and ferns and
it the residence of ding musi.
ert R. Day, when misa Pauline Hunt was the maid n!
a Eleanor Dam. be- honor and Mr Jos.ph Wilson. son
Kf Mr. Robert E. the Pecretary of Labor and Mra. Wl%
p and a few intl* CN1TINED nN PA tFITE
d Carpet Co.
om Suite in Jacobean finish
Buffet, China Closet, Exten
ce for furnishing complete
erty Bon'ds and allow you