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Society folk paid court to Vis
evening, when the Secretary of S
ception in his honor, to Friday
guest at a dinner given at the Mei
Saulsbury, president pro tempore <
visit of the mission ends entertain
'bers of his suite will be informal
Dinner parties, luncheons and
formal, were had for members of
imposing of which was the lunchi
at the New Willard on Wednesda
attache of the Italian Embassy, a
craft mission to America, as ho:
sharing place as guests of mon<
the Italian Ambassador.
The reception at the Pan-Ami
larly successful, most of the bore:
with, and at least having the effe
of chairs in which guests of hor
The vari-colored ropes, too, playc
greater dignity was never observ4
Not even in midwinter with the fun'
social blast sweeping Washington
were more handsomely gowned wom
en seen than at the three large re
ceptions. that given by the Secretary
and Mrs. Lansing, the one at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Lars Anderson,
and the still larger party with tie
Ambassador of Japan. Mr. Sato as
host. For the most they were the
self-same gowns. to be sure, but like
a beautiful picture or poem. or any
thing else with artistic value, they
bore the scrutiny of the three even
ings with undwindled admiration.
While all the world was agape over
the President's answer to the Pope.
on Wednesday evening. he sat in a
box at Keith's Vaudeville Theater
and enjoyed a varied program such
as Wilbur Mack and Nella Wal'e'
in "A Pair of Tickets." and a hin
full of "pep" There was a little
family dinner party at the White
House before they went to Keith-.
Mrs. McAdoo. the Presidents second
daughter being of the number. As
on Monday night when the President
and Mrs. Wilson went to the New
National to s'e "The Country Cousin."
the work of Booth Tarkington and
Julian Street. Mrs. Bolling, Miss
Bertha Bolling and Mr. John Ran
dolph Bolling, the mother, sister and
brother of Mrs. Wilson, went alons.
The Secretary of the Treasury and
Mrs. McAdoo. who have taken a
house in Sixteenth street. one already
made memorable in society by another
Cabinet member, the former Attorney
General. Mr. George W. Wickersham,
have put in many pleasant hours dur
ing the summer in motoring between
Washington and Buena Vista Springs
where they kept a cottage for their
little family. Mrs. McAdoo possesses
all the President-s love of historic re
search, and many small Virginia
towns were surprised to find they had
entertained soch dignitaries as the
Secretary and Mrs. McAdoo. un
awares. They were in Leesburg. Va..
on Monday and while there, visited
the court where the draft board was
in session. and then went to the
1county clerk's office where Mrs. Mc
Mdoo looked over historic documents
,of great age and value-perhaps about
Jhe Randolphs of Virginia. who
,knows. They also visited Oak Hill,
,the home of President Monroe and
mow the home of Mrs. Henry Fair
* The Secretary of Interior and Mrs
'Lane returned to the Capital after
absence of several weeks. dur
ing part of which time they were
,fairly lost to the world in a tour
of inspection over one of the new
enational parks. They missed all the
'formalities in honor of the Japa
nese specia! imhassdor but the din
'ner and re..ption given by Mr. Sato.
'the Ambassador of Japan.
Every woman who can hold nee
plies is knitting to meet the big de
,nand recently made by the Red
Cross, for several hundred thousand
additional pieces for the soldiers in'
Frrance. Women knit, and knit, and
then knit more. As they stop beside
the Potomac when motoring about
the speedway. or resting in Rock
'Creek Park. they knit. they knit
as they sit in their automobiles
down in the shopping district wait
4ng for some member of the family
%who could not resist the lure of
'omfortable shopping in big stores
offer a large vi
from for al
3nts in Society
:ount Ishii all week from Tuesday,
ate and Mrs. Lansing held a re
night, when he was the honored
ropolitan Club by Senator Willard
if the Senate. From now until the
nent for Viscount Ishii and mcm
other entertainment, all quite in
the Italian Aviation Mission, most
:on party in the Presidential suite
y with Gen. Guglielmotti, military
nd Maj. Perfetti, head of the air
*ts and the eight Italian aviators
r with Count Macchi di Cellere,
rican Union Building was particu
ome court form being done away
:t of leaving no long empty rows
or were to sit but never arrived.
d a less conspicuous part, though
d at an official reception.
instead of waiting until the autumn
rush is on. They knit in the theaters,
and in fact just any place at all,
where they chance to be. Nurses who
once sat by in gossip while their
little charges played about them,
now knit for the soldiers, and even
the park benches hold these indus
trious producers of comfortabi,
wearables. Almost every woman now
boasts a complete outfit of the con
veniences that go with the work,
and instead of the plain old-fash
ioned goose quill which country
women wore pinned to their breasts
to hold the obstreperous end of the
knitting needle, they have solid sil
ver or gold holders to match the
sort of piny-wheel effect which is
thrust into the ball of yarn to keep
it from rolling away.
The White House has been one of
the busiest places for Red Cross work
snce the war came on. and Mrs. Wil
son and Miss Helen Woodrow Bones
have made and presented five dozen
suits of pajamas-enough to keep
thirty soldiers in comfort-in the past
month or six weeks. Four dozen
sheets and pillow cases were also
made by them, and the entire lot have
been distributed for hospital use to
the Red Cross societies of Canada.
England. France and Italy. The,
maids of the house lend a hand in'
sewing and knitting for the soldiers.
and the great menage looked upon
with such awe by the outer world is
the simplest, busiest home in America
Some weddings will fill the early
autumn days, but society must wait
until near the close of the second
training camp for officers before the
treat enjoyed in August is realized.
Lieut. Thomas Garner. U. S. A..
whose marriage to Miss Holland Fitts
was an event of Saturday a week ago.
struck consternation to the hearts of
his superstitious brother officers who
like himself, had become bridegrooms.
by refusing to allow his bride to pose
for the camera in her bridal robes be
fore the marriage took place, claim
ing that it was "bad luck." The bride
'aughingly submitted. but the young
lieutenant was indeed serious over the
matter. Now his brother officers
whose brides posed for the camera in
their bridal robes several hours be
fore the ceremony are asking "What
will we gety*
In Executive Society.
President Wilson's executive family
which has been held together ratherl
closely all season, there never being.
a time w hen the majority of the Cabi
net was not in town. will he scattered
over Labor Day, and most of the
members are enoaged to make Labor:
Day addresses at some distant point.
The Secretary of the Treasury and
Nirs. McAdoo are at Buena Vista
Springs with their family, and will
not return to Washington until Tues
The Secretary of War, Mr. Newton
D. Raker, is scheduled for an ad
dress at Norfolk. and because he
needs a rest from his office, will use a
government boat for the trip. Mrs.
Baker and the children of the family
will accompany him, leaving Wash
riety to select
MRS. JOSEPH T. ROBINSON. wif
who before ;eturning to her hom
actively engaged in Red Cross anc
ington today, and returning for the
duties of his office on Tuesday.
Miss Elizabeth Freas. who was the
guest of the Secretary and Mrs. Baker
for some time. left Washington Fri
day for her home in North Carolina.
Postmaster General and Mrs. Burle
son went to their summer home in
Maryland Friday. and will be absent
over Labor Day. Mr. Negley. their
son-in-law, Vaa come up from Texas
and joined Mrs. Negley and their chil
dren at the Burleson summer home.
He and Mrs. Negley will make a trip
to New i ork and remain there for
Miss Burleson and Miss Sydney
Burleson who are visiting Mrs. Wil
liem Wheeler at her summer home in
Vermont. will return to town this
week. They visited the Misses Ar
nold at Kennebunkport. Me., before
loinlng MrF. Wheeler. The Postmaster
General and Mrs. Burleson will prob
ably keep the country place in Mary
land open for some time yet. Mrs.
Negley and her children remaining
there and being joined by other mem
bers of the family from time to time.
The Secretary of the Navy and Mrs.
Daniels will be joined this week by
their son, Mr. Worth Bagley Dahiels.
who is on his way to Washington
from the West. after making a trip
to Alaska, visiting the Yellowstone
Park. and many other points of in
terest. He was the companion on
the trip of Mr. Walter W. Boyd. and
his parents. Medical Director and
Mrs. John C. Boyd, U. S. N.
Mr. Josephus Daniels, Jr., who en
listed in the navy, is recovering from
an operation which he recently un
derwent at the Naval Hospital. He
is now able to leave the hospital and
is with the Secretary and Mrs. Dan
lop1 at their home in Wyoming ave
nue, returning to the hospital for oc
The Secretary of Interior and Mrs.
Lane will spend Labor Day out of
town. Miss Nancy Lane will join hcr
parents here at the end nf this week,
after spending the summer at a Vir
ginia resort with her governess. She
will be a student at the Sweet Briar
School for girls in Virginia. and will
leave here in time to be present at
the opening of the session.
The Secretary of Commerce and
Mrs. Redfield left Washington yester
day for a vacation of probably three
seeks. They have gone to New York,
and will visit Boston. where their
son, Mr. Humphrey Fuller Redfeld.
who has gone into the navy. is sta
tioned. They will also visit Secretary
Redfield's family at their old home
at Pittsfield., Mas. The vacatIon is
the first the' Secretary has taken in
a year. and Mrs. Redfield has been
in town with him all summer.
Mr. William B. Wilson, Secretary
of. Labor, will leave Washington to
day for New York. and tomorrow
will deliver a Labor Day address in
Mrs. Gregory and Miss Jane Gre
gory wfll return to Washington In a
weelE or two after spending the great
er part of the summer with Mrs.
Nalle, the mother of Mrs. Gregory, at
I Weddings. ,
Of much more than usual' interest
was the wedtding at the Marlborough
at 8:30 o'clock last evening of Miss
Cathatine Lewis Pace, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Iriws Delaware Pace.
and Lieut. Wajker GIbson WhIte. The
bridegroom is the grandson of Gen.
Horatio Gates Gibson. who graduated
from West Point. In. 1847, and who
presented the bridegroom with his
diploma at his graduation from West
e'QInt Academy on Thursday. Udeut.
W'hite is the son of Mrs. Kath
arine Gibson White and the late Frank
Hollia White, of Nevr Yor'k, and a
great nephew of the late Maj. Gen.
George Sykes, U. S. A.
The wedding took place in the apart
ment of Maj. and Mrs. William A.
Mitchell, cousins of the bride, in the
Marlborough. where a charming decor
atin of late summer flowers and
roes, in pInk and white btained.
'Iher, was a special arrangement of
whIte powers forming an altar before
whfth the bridal party stood and the
Rev. Dr. Robert Talbot, rector of St.
Paul's Episcopal Church, ofmelated.
The bride was lovhly in her robe of
white tulle built over soft white satin.
the long train of tulje failing in with
the bridal veil in graceful folds. A
coronet of @suesa lace gave becom
ing fonn, to the vell, and tiny ele
ters oraminge blemsme were on either,
wee ogn a et erehide,
Iof Senator Robinson, of Arkansas,
at Lonoke for the summer, WSs
ote war Work.
bride roses and lilies of the valley.
Mr. Pa"e escorted his daughter
through the flower-lined aisle, and
gave her away.
Mrs. Laurence Clarke, wag the
bride's matron of honor, and wore
a gown of laedraped oVer pink sa
tLn and quite ouffant in effect. She
carried_ a nosegay of pink roses and
for-get-me-nots 1n an old-fashioned
Lieut. Wilson Bingham. U. S. A., who
was grautated from West Point with
Lieut. Whilte, was his best man. Only
members of the two families witness
ed the ceremrony, but many addition
al guests were Invited for the recep
tion which followed. Mrs. Pace re
ceived with the bride and bridegroom,
and wore a charming gown of yellow
satin draped with yellow tulle, and a
corsage ornament of yellow orchids.
When. LIeut. and Mrs. White left
for their tw weeks' honeymoon In
New York the latter wore a gown of
dark blue kitten-ear cloth and a hat
of blue velvet. Until Lieut. white re
ceives his orders his future destination
will not be known.
Another beautifully arranged sewa
e wedding was that of Miss Marie
Eugenia Smith. daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Georite R. Smith, and Lieut.
Commander Hollis Taylor Winston.
l. S. N.. at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Smith. in Nineteenth street., at
o'clock last evening. The Rev. Fath
er Jaue F. Mackin officiated.
The bride was escorted and iven
away by her fathet, and wore a lovely
gown of old ivory satin made along
simple Ines, an edging of pearl reads
finishin g the bodie and draperies. and
appearing in the design of silver lace
which formed the apron effect In
front and the loose panels at the
sides. The long train of satin was
lined with chiffon and finished with
fan-shaped ornaments of silver lace
and pearls. The long verl was arrang
ed with a coronet of pes which was
more than passingly becomingw and
some tiny orange blossoms nestled In
the tulle. Her bouquet was of white
orchids, roses and valley lilies.t i
Miss Lucille Clare Smith was mad
of honor for her sister, and her gown
was of pale blue taffeta draped high
over a petticoat of cloth of silver.,
the bodice being formed of both ma
terials. Her arm houquet was of two
tones of pink roses with a shower
effect of Sweetheart roses.
Lieut. Commander Hayne Ellis was
the decorations of the house were
carried out In navy colors. blue and
yellow. in compliment to both. The
arranged altar before which the brid
al company stood was of white roses,
Thd bidether yeoloer end githn
broad bluher a r r ndbon rec a ovelyh
cofolordhee iory tin ae angh
dinp inems, a ergin opl hase
finishin wthe boellow drerieand tid
aOenl i thel dearty of ltver lace
neihsred the apronybu effectgi
frontpand the lnoote patloa thetn
wi.cheloned trai.o sti asise
ine recivthe guist and nise wit
fan-shaedon amef silver lace doci
san ptearls.ice longdei waf ratug
ad wihadoon ofsile.a which John
mowre thnovssnr, thecminer ofnth
brode, tirnayw orag blom of tier
wth tulle.pery bouchet wsudde white
orchids roe/ n ale iis
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and hnfr her sister,. Wandstonleft
washiof for lu tafertl draeddhig
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coveor schme MsOur the tabehn the
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neus; the ceousWno, but andrg
which Georged trs. Smith asssertW
inriingstonuets and Mr rni.Wno,
amoif North a irolacDr and rhi
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eari trs trot visit.to Wea
nton WasP the guest of the late
M. ad Mrs. George Westugebse.
wheo they oecupied their residence I
en Dupont cirdle. formerly the
home of the late James 0. Blaine. I
The Earl. who was always noted
for his democracy. as all great
statesmen ad philanthroplsi must
be. was amused at the attitude of
WshiaVo society conceral ghis
nots. . and Mrs. Westiaghouse
never stayed is Washington long
enough to exchange many formali
ties, their guests and their Visits
being conamed to greqt scientists of
this and the old World.
When the Earl came to visit them
in Washington he was sought for
as a guest by certain members of'
the smart set who had affiliationa s
through marriage with the titled'
families of England. In Inviting him
to dine with them, he clould never
ksiderstand why his. hosts were not:
included, and he refused a nurn-:
ber of Invitations when he found
they were not asked. Earl Grey was
a great friend of Mr. and Mrs. West
inghouse. as he *was of the former
Presidents. Mr. Roosevelt and Mr.
Taft, and was particularly intimate
with Mr. Joseph Choate. one-time
American Ambassador tp England.
frequently visiting them in Wash
ington and elsewhere.
Mrs. Wilson was very regal and
handsome at the Pan-American Build
ing Tuesday evening, wearing a won
derful gown of black tulle embrold
ered in large detached figures in silver
beads. The lines of tha gown were
faultless, and on the bodice where
the most silver beads were employed,
was a diagonal scarf of apricot tulle
so arranged as to form a half ruche
at the nape of the neck, while a large
feather fan of the same color carried
out the scheme. She wore only one
or two small corsage ornaments of
diamonds, an .orchild of yellow hue
adding a greater charm to a toilet
which already fairly scintillated with
light. Mrs. Wilson's wraps are par
ticularly handsome and over this cos
tume she wore a rich purple and black
brocade lined with white, and made
with great loose sleeves so it would
quickly slip on. The wrap she wears
at theaters and over the gown in
which she dines before going, Is a
long, cape-like garment of soft black
satin lined with white. Miss Boiling.
her sister, wears quite gay colors.
rose pinks and various shades of root
being her faXorites.
Mrs. Gerry was one of the most- at
tractive figures at the Pan-American
Union Building Tuesday night, and
even In the blaze of jewels and best
gowns gotten out in honor of Viscount
Ishii. was a picture long to be remem
bered. Her gown was of ivory char
meuse with a drapery of silver lace
falling from the shoulders and form
ing a train. She wore her famous
strong of pearls and a bandeau of
diamonds. She Is tall and regal look
ing. and the wonderful whiteness and
luster of her neck and arms and her
gracefully shaped shoulders is like ala
The Swiss Minister and Madame
Sulzer, have leased as their legation
home, the residence 1915 Massachu
setts avenue, and will take possession
about the middle of September. The
ofices of the legation will be kept in
the old legation building in Hillyer
place, the work of the staff having
so increased as to demand the entire
Mrs. Frederick H. Gillett has gone
to Worcester, Mass., and will visit
there and at Boston and other places
In New England for a month. The
Misses Frances Hoar and Louise Hoar
are also In and near Boston, visiting
relatives and friends. Representative
Gillett. who accompanied Mrs. Gil
lett East, has returned to Washing
Mrs. Charles Warren returned to
Washington Friday. from a visit of
six weeks in Boston with the family
of Mr. Warren. She will remain here
for a short time and leave again to
be absent for perhaps a month.
Mrs. William J. Boardman and her
daughter, Mrs. Frederic A. Keep are
visiting former Senator and Mrs.
Winthrop Murray Crane. at their
beautiful place at Dalton, Maes. Mrs.
Crane was formerly Miss Josephine
Boardman, and was married to Mr.
Crane while he was In the Senate.
Mrs. Francois Berger Moran en
tertained a large and interesting
company at the Chevy Chase Club at
dinner last evening to meet Viscount
Ishii. and other members of the Jap
anese Mission. Tuesday the Ameri
can Ambassador-designate to Japan.
Mr. Roland F. Morris. will give a
luncheon at the Shoreham in their
honor. and on Wednesday. Mr. Wil
liam Phillips, First Assistant Secre
tary of State. will give a dinner at
Woodley in honor of Viscount Ishii
and several members of the mission.
In the Service.
Col. Charles DeL. Hine, who has
been placed in command of the 165th
U. S. N. G. (Sixty-ninth New York),
is a Washington man, though born at
Vienna. Va. He graduated from the
Central High School, and was ap
pointed to the Military Academy in
1896, from Washington. Col. Hino is
now at Camp Mills.
Capt. John Marstn , U. S. M. C.,* and
Mrs. Marston, have named their In
fant son, who arrived at the Academy
July 24. John Marston, 8th, rather a
unique distinction, hIs seventh imme
diately preceeding forbears bearing
the name. - It has been the custom
to give the name to the oldest son
an the family since ihe arrival of the
Marstons in America In 1642.
Four of the John Marstons have
held commissions in a branch of the
American military service; one a cap
tain of artillery in the Massachusetts
Colonial Artillery, who took part In
the capture of Louisburg; one a colo
nel in the Continental army during the
War of Independence; one a rear ad
miral of the navy, who took part In
the War of l8l2 and the civil war,
and one a captain of marines, who is
now In service. Mrs. Marston's fam
ily is as Illustrious as that of her
husband, as she was a Worthington of
Mr. Hugh Legare, who has spent
the summer at his country place at
Suffield, Conn.. has had as guests there
Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Clarence R. Ed
wards and Capt. Jlohn W. Hyatt. U.
S. A. Mr. Legare will return to Wash
ington In September.
Capt. Paul T. Hayne, U. S. A.. and
Mrs. Hayne, who sublet Admiral and
Mrs. Beatty's apartment In Florence
Court for a few weeks, will leave
Washington within a day or two for
Cbicago, where Capt. Hayne has been
assigned to duty. They came to Wash
ington from Fort Sam Houston, Tex..
and have only been in, town about a
Maj. and Mrs. Joseph U. Earle.
Corps of Engineers, U. S. A., who were
expecting to lease Admiral and Mrs.
bsety's apartment after September!1,
have changed their plans and have
taken a house in Bittmore street.
Rear Admiral re . Beatty, U.
S. N., and Mrs. Neatty are maknge
their home in Chartesten, I. C,., Ad
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Closed at 1 O'Clock Tomorrow, Labor Day
We Are Showing
Coats, Suits, Dresses,
Skirts and Waists
Tomorrow we will close out the remain
ing garments from summer stock. Suits,
coats and skirts at ridiculously low prices.
Not many left, come early. Most of them
suitable for fall wear.
Our 38' Annual
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