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?WOMEN'S CONVENTIONS MARK BUSY WEEK IN DISTRICT SOCIETY
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Annual Polo Ball Opens
Washington May Season
League of American Penwoirten Conference
Attract* Literary Leader*?Willard Fire
Breaks Up Program.
By EVELYN C. HUNT.
Tomorrow is May Day! The first of May already and there is
a ball scheduled, the polo ball. The horse will play a prominent
part in the social activities of the smart set at the Capital for some
days to come now. The circus is coming toq.
Two large balls, several smart dances, a group of dinners for
f the Vice President and Mrs. Coolidge, some in honor of the Chief
Justice and Mrs. Williaru Howard Taft and other officials, concerts,
receptions, luncheons, banquets?were all on last week's program;
doesn't sound much like the little season, now, does it? Last week
was a very busy one for society and the society calendars read
much more like those of the real social season than is usually the
case. The Dames of the Loyal Legion, the League of American
Penwomen, the National League of Women Voters, the Democratic
National Committee Women arc some of the organizations which
met here last week and all were the center around which much
GRlf. PERSHING ?
The week opened auspiciously
with a large luncheon party glveu
by Gen. John J. Pershing for
Marshal J off re and his wife and
daughter. Mile. Germaiae Loyes.
making a notable corrtpany of
diplomats. Cabinet members. Sena
tors and Representatives, army and
navy officers and members of resi
dent society of both sexes to weet
them. That and the big flref at
the New Willard Hotel were the
chief excitements of Sunday. The
New Willard. where so many din
ners are held and so many notables
like the Vice President and Mrs.
Coolidge. the Director of the Dud
get and Mrs. Charles Dawes, the
President's physicisn and Mrs.
Charles E. Sawyer and others like
them all live, and where Daughters
of the American Revolution and
Penwomen and others were stay
ing. caught Are la#t Sunday and
upset many of the week's social
plans as parties arranged to take
place there had to be postponed or
switched to otHer pjaces. And
that wan difficult, for so many en
tertainments are on the books.
Today Gen. Pershing is giving a
big luncheon in compliment to
Lady aftstor and her husband. She
came over Friday from the Balti
more conference of the League
of Women Voters and Friday
afternoon was entertained at a
luncheon given by Senator Claude
Swanson. of Virginia. and last
evening was entertained at dinner
by the Third Assistant Secretary
of State and Mrs. Robert Woods
Bliss. Several receptions were
given for her. The British Am
bassador and l-ady Geddes did not
entertain for the Astors.
Mll\ YANDKRRII/T KATKKTAIXS
Foil II Kit 1>AI OUTER.
Mrs. George Vanderbilt gave a
dance, a dinner dance, last Mon
day for her daughter. Cornelia.
Mrs. Charles Ffoulke gave a dancs
that evening also for her debu
tante granddaughter, M rss Gladys
Chapman Smith, the younger smart
set dividing up their evening be
tween her house and the Vander
bllts. Th?? Southern society, which
Is a large and flourishing organiza-.
tion in this Southern town had a
dance Monday also. Then there
were many interesting dinners.
smonx those so entertaining being
Air Commodore L E. O. Charlton
of the British Embassy stafT and
Mrs. Louis Titus. There was a
benefit musicale. Mrs. Royal John
son. wife of Representative John
son. gave a luncheon and Mrs.
Henry F Dimock a tea for the
debutantes and those working for
the debutante ball given Tuesday
so pretty and 1 hesr most of the
flowers were gathered by the
young officers of the post down
near Fort Foote Just for the occa
sion. Those officers and Gen. Per
shing were all so good to the buds,
helping them out of their difficul
ties caused by the Willard Are.
Tuesday was a busy day and
Friday was exceptionally busy.
The Loyal Legion got together
Tuesday and the conference of the
League of American Penwomen got
well under way and Mrs. Harding
received both the league and the
legion delegates at the White
House. The Vice President and
Mrs. Coolidge were the guests of
honor at a dinner which the Secre
tary of State and Mrs. Hughes
gave. That day Mrs. Coolidge was
honor guest at a luncheon which
Mrs. Joseph I. France, wife of
Senator France, of Maryland, gave
for about 200 guests at her Balti
more residence. The guests were
grouped about small tables beauti
fully decorated with lilacs and
Mrs. France was wearing a hand
some gown of black satin, embroid
ered with small white beads. Mrs.
Coolldge's costume was of gray lace
over gray satin, and a hat of cor
responding shade. In addition to
the Pan American guests, the offi
cers of the Federation of Republi
can Women, of which Mrs. Rebecca
Bowen Is president, were present.
Several promincit women, like
Mrs. Samuel Cpencer. wife of Sena
tor Spencer, for example, went over
from here also for the party to which
were asked the foreign delegates to
the conference of the National
League of Women Voters, which con
vened in Baltimore. Mrs. France
gives a big party over there every
once in a while, entertaining large
I groups of the leading women from
the neighboring cities.
HEVEHAI. PARTI EH
WERE H KI.U TIEHDAV.
Gen. Charlton, who is going horpe
soon, has been entertained lately and
among his hosts were the Military
Attache of the French Embassy and
MrUe Dumont. who entertained on
Tuesday. Those who have been mem
bers of Mrs. Thomas F. Walsh's
dancing class all winter got together
and gave her a big dinner at the
Chevy Chase Club Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Walsh has hsd dancing at tea
time every afternoon and also every
Saturday evening all winter and usu
a.ly had an Instructor present to
teach new steps to those who wished
to acquire the knowledge. Her man
sion in Massachusetts avenue has
. , been the daily rendezvous almost of
evening to help raise \\ ashlngton s, cream of society, and to show
quota for the ^ ashing ton . thejr gratitude for the good times
Memorial. to which the entire she ha- ^iven them her KUegts Kave
country is subscribing. her that nice. Jolly party last Tues.
It was the opening gun .n an d Adm an(J Mrs Edward Tayior
Intensive campaign to raise funds had a nice dlnnf . Tue!<day fof Secre
for the Motor? Memorial. A 'W'larr^nd Mri. Drnbv Most of Tues
ir^/*?nL"ndJ.nJ"eSK.n8.^ru..""!??? ? c"d?l ?? the ball.
M*ss Almy Gilford, of New York.
came down to visit Miss Madeline
Austin. Miss Austin gave her a din
ner party Tuesday evening, going la
ter to the debutante ball, and that
afternoon Mrs /lenry Parsons Erwin
?the latter was.formerly Miss Helen
Blodgett? had a group for funcneon
to meet her. Miss Margaret Trend
well. one of the debs, gave a similar
PFAtt OMEN** CONVENTION'.
I'll0\ EH SI CCESS.
Mondky was given by the Hun
garian Minister and Countess
Szechenyl for the Secretary of
State and Mrs Hughes. Countess
Szechenyi was formerly Gladys
Vanderbilt. you know. Chief Jus
tice and Mrs. Taft were given a
dinner by Mr. and Mrs. I*arz An
derson. The Belgian Ambassador
and Baroness de Cartier enter
tained at luncheon Monday, their
honor uuest being Hans Sulzer.
who was formerly Minister here
from Switzerland. Quite a few
parties were given for him the The conference of the Penwomen
few days he was in town, including ; w? well under way by Wednesday,
a dinner Mrs. Henry F. Dimock which was the day they gave their
gave Thursday. authors' breakfast. Leaders In lltera
?wvrai i n\iK^Tio\H ture- art- mU8lc- dramatic, diplomatic
i\v ar,d official circles and of both sexes
l>utK WA,< were there, many coming from divers
The debutante ball was planned corners of the country to attend, and
for the New Willard. but had to be wag onc 0( the most Interesting as
given instead at the Washington well a.< unusual events given here in
Barracks and was a decided sue- many a day.
cess. For several seasons the Most of the notables present made
debutantes have given a subscrip- some sort of an address after the
tion ball usually for no purpose breakfast was served, and. believe
except to get together and have a me> there were notables galore
good time, but this year they there, really, truly notables! Basil
made the memorial a beneficiary. King, who was the guest of Mrs.
It was one of the prettiest balls' i<ar2 Anderson at her table, caused
of the winter and the Jolllest. per- a flutter of excitement?more or
The receiving line was so pretty
such an array of youth and beauty
less?when he said that the world
was ruled by women and they were
inclined to induct Methodist church
as the bud* made standing there ideas into all of their activities.
receiving the guests. As a rule re
i-civing line* are composed of
women past the prime of life, so
this one was most refreshing as
well as being easy to look at.
It was distinctly a Junior party,
though a goodly sprinkling of the
older set turned out to honor the
tfebutante*. The army rallied
bravely to their support and the
Jaunty uniforms of the officers
made a delightful background for
statement with which several
other speakers disagreed.^
'The women are alwajl on the
Job." complained King, "and the
masculine element Is declining.
Whenever women come forward,
the men retire. They segregate
themselves In a citadel they call
business, a great big bluff! Then
they leave the conduct of the world
to women. Politics, religion, art.
literature?they are all conducted
with an ear to the ground to give
the pretty frocks of the "buds. , ..
Gen. Pershing, who always has a women what they want
* i? KiM ,? . , tendency is for them to rule alone.
aoft spot in his heart for youth JLu.. -eh.
and beauty. made one of th
guests. Arriving Inconspicuously
in his civilian clothes, the general
was greeted by a flurry of excre
ment. and a bugle note from tt?
orchestra. The "buds" had ex
pected him at their party, but It
reemed "almost too good to be
true." as on*: cf the hostesses whis
A sprlng-l!Wc atmosphere was
given the ballroom by sprays of
dogwood on the walls, almost cov
ering the upper portions, and tall
palms and ferns completing the
illusion. At the east end of the
ballroom, back of the improvised
boxes, the Stars and Stripes held
the place of honor, while at one
side the flsg of the general of vthe
army and at the other that of the
admiral of the navy held place
tack of their respective boxes. To
the right of Gen. Pershing was the
box of the major general command
ant of the Marine Corps, which was
marked by his flag. The two man
tels at the far end of the room
were banked with pale pink car
nations and stalks of pink snap
dragons. with a background of
I never saw the officers' Club
That makes society anemic. The
men ought to take their*place."
Gen. Pershing, who rarely makes
a speech. Anally did so that day, but
not until the clamor for him to do
so became so insistent it was fun
ny. He won the hearts of his hear
ers by his remarks. too. saying
among other things that he did not
see Just because women vote that
men should keep their hats on and
put their feet upon a table. "Of
course I don't believe In women an
tagonising the men." he nterceded.
"but I'm old-fashioned enough to
believe In chivalry. We ousht all
to get together, the men and
women, and proceed as good fel
lows." He said the men shouldn't
discuss politics on one side of the
room and the women on the other;
the sexes should together.
Gen. Leieune hit the nail on the
head, as it were:
"There's too much talk about the
woman voter, the new woman, the
old-fashioned woman," he expostu
lated. "We're all human beings,
all men and all women. "United fe
stand, divided we fall."*
Mme. Grouitch aroused a great
interest when she stated that of all
the capitals she has been In never
hss she known less scandal than In
the American Capital. Also she
Comdr. and Mr?. Bur dick
Sail From France
Comdr. W. U Burdlek, U. S. N.,
retired, and Mrs. Burdlek, sailed by
the Fabre Line steamer Patxla.
leaving Marseilles yesterday, and
due at New York on May W.
Miss Virginia Neville Taylor,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. O.
Taylor, of Tacoma. Wash., ann
granddaughter of the late Rear
Admiral H. C. Taylor. IT. g. N.. was
married to Dr. John Merrill Mont
fort. of Atlanta. Oa.. at the resi
dence of Capt. and Mrs. Oherardl.
In Bradley Lane. Chevy Chase. Md.
The ceremony was performed be
fore a small compsny of relatives.
Canon Austin, of the Chevy Chas?:
Episcopal Church, officiating. Dr.
and Mrs. Montfort will make their
home In Atlanta. Ga.
Ensign H. t!. Hamilton. U. 8. PC.,
and Mrs. Hamilton announce the
birth of a son. Hsnce Cariyle. Jr.,
on Msrch 14, at Sternberg General
Hospitsl, Manila. P. 1.
Capt. Lloyd H. Chandler. U. 8. If.,
retired, and Mrs. Chandler have
gone to their summer home at War
ner. Merrlmac County. N. H.. where
they will remain until fall, when
they will move to their permanent
honje at 119 School street. Concord.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Fleming,
parents of Midahlffman Arthur J.
Fleming, Jr.. who is convalescing
from pneumonia, are stopping at
Carvel Hall In Annapolis. Midship
man Fleming was the regular
pitcher of the nine last year at the
U. S. Naval Academy.
Miss Margaret Baxter, daughter
of Capt. W. J. Baxter, U. S. N.. end
Mrs. Baxter, has returned to Phila
delphia after visiting Capt. and Mrs.
F. W. Bartlett in Annapolis.
Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson, of
New York, motoring to their home
from Florida were week-end guests
of Commandant of Midshipmen *nd
Mrs. Thomas R. Kurts, in Annapolis^
Comdr. H. E. Odell. M. C.. U. a N..
and Mrs. Odell announce the birth
of a daughter. Helen Ruth Harris,
at the Navy Yard. Mare Island. Cal..
Lieut. Comdrr and Mrs. James
Psrker and Mrs. Parker's cousin.
Miss Zita Langhorne. spent the
Raster vacation with Mr. and Mrs.
Edmund Tweedy, of Milwaukee, at
their country pla^e on the Eastern
shore of Maryland. Mr. and Mrs.
Tweedy's son. .Midshipman Tweedy,
and several of his classmates were
members of the house party.
I Announcement has been made by
Mr. and Mrs. Charles O. Richards,
of San Diego. Cal.. of the engage
ment of their daughter. Miss Kath
; erlnA Richards, to Lieut. Edgar
I Allan Poe. Jr.. U. S. M. C.
Lieut. Robert T. Whltten, who
| has been on duty at the League
[ Island Navy Yard, has left his
i new station, the U. S. S. Trinity,
I now in the Mediterranean. Mrs.
Whitten, with her two children, is
j visiting her parents. Judge and Mrs.
Robert Moss, of Annapolis.
Miss Louise Polk Wilson, daugh.
I t?r of Comdr. and Mrs. Pierre Wll
| son. is visiting Atlantic City with
her aunt. Mrs. H. Rose Barton, of
I said that women wers much in
i terested in real things, such as
j politics, etc.. but that men seemed
| to think that all they wanted to
talk about was scandals and it is
difficult to persuade men to talk
about anything else to them. Sen
ator Lodge discussed his literary
; experiences. Mrs. Wilder Keyes, act
ing president of the league, made
a perfectly splendid opening ad
j dress, and altogether it wss cer
tainly one of the most interesting
, afternoons I've spent in many a
! day and I've spent some very in
I teresting ones, too. I can tell you.
The breakfast was followed by an
informal reception, many of the
guests walking about Wardman Park
I Hotel to view the book fair, which
i was a feature of the four-day con
ference. That evening Mr. and Mrs.
! Larz Anderson had a dinner party in
: compliment to some of the notables
I attending the breakfast, where Mrs.
j Anderson was hostess at one of the
| tables. Basil King stayed with the
j Andersons while he was in town. La
j ter Mrs. Henry Wilder Keyes, wife
of Senator Keyes and well known
' as an authoress under the name of
I Frances Parkinson Keyes. and Mrs.
| Herman Hoch. wife of Representa
tive Hoch. gave a reception, when
j the most recent film of Mary Rob
I erts Rlneha-t was shown for the
? flrst time. Mrs. Rijiehart receiving
j with the hostesse* Mrs. Keyes is
acting president of the league and
Mrs. Hoch was chairman of the en
The ballroom and dining room
j were elaborately decorated with
I spring flowers, palms and ferns and
| the buffet table had a centerpiece
j formed of a miniature fountain en
| circled with varl-colored flowers. A
great cluster of flowers sent by
I Mrs. Harding from the White House
| conservatories was also ussd in the
| decoration. Mrs. Keyes. wore in re
j celvlng. a blue beaded gown and
she carried a large feathsr fan of
I the same shade. Mrs. Hoch wore
cream color satin with crystal trlm
| ming. The guests numbered about
three hundred, and there was danc
i ing throughout the reception, for
which the Marine Band played.
Others hurried f-om 'the break
fast to the concert given by Mar
garet Matsenauer for the Wsllssley
College endowment tund. where
Mrs. Hughes gav?> a box party, en
tertaining. among others. Mrs. Cool
LA*T OF ARMY DA1VCE0
' I? WELL ATTENDED.
The last of the series' of army
I dances?given by a group of srmy
officers stationed In and about
; Washington?took place Wednes
day evening and was prscsdsd by
endless dinner parties?at least 200
| dined at Rauscher's bsfors the
dance, while others dined at home
and then went to the dance at
Rauscher's. Wednesday there was
a luncheon which was an aftermath
| of the D. A. R congress. Miss Ethel
I J. R. C. Noyes entertaining for Mrs
George Maynard Minor, president
[ seneral of the national society. D.
A. R. The guests Included the heads
j of most of the large women's pa
triotic organisations and a few
Thursday Mr. snd Mrs. Lars An
derson gave a musicals as the chief
feature of the day's program of the
League *>t Women Voters. They gave'
It at Wardman Park Hotel and not
-t their magn!flcent mansion In
Continued on Page fft*. |
Takes Part in Cathedral Pageant
MRS. RUDOLPH MAX KAUFFMANN,
Who will appear as an Oriental Queen in the finale "The Child oi
All Ages" in the pageant, "The Cross Triumphant," to be pro
duced next Friday at the Cathedral.
Colony Thronged With
j Tourists for Post
BERMUDA. April 29?Spring
time In Bermuda has attracted over
1 400 tourists from New York. Phila
delphia, Boston, Washington, and
the adjacent territory for the post.
Lenten holiday. Never before has
the colony been so filled with visit
ors after Easter, and although the
Princess and Hamilton hotels are
closing, each steamer brings crowds
to All \ip the Inverurie. St. George.
Colonial. Belmont, Frascati and
The important social event of the
week was the speaker's annual
dinner, given by Sir Reginald Cray,
speaker of the house of assembly,
j at the Princess Hotel on Monday.
with all the colonial notables pres
! ent among the fifty guests An
I other event of interest was the ball
| and concert at the 8t. George Hotel
| to celebrate the formal opening of
that famous old hostelry after ex
I tensive remodelling. Dancing at
tbe Princess on week day evenings
| and the fixed ball on Thursday, with
i many dinner parties, gave society a
j busy week.
| Many of the winter residents are
beiinnlng to depart for home, the
next to leave being Col. and Mr?. '
J. J. C. Donnet and Mrs. Donnet's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. White
house. who sail Tuesday on the
Fort Victoria after many months
residence at the Princess. They go
to Mr. Whitehouse's home at Irv
Among the" arrivals at the Prin
cess this week were Capt. and Mm.
F. D. Berrien, U. S. N., from New
London. Conn.; Mrs. C. F. Choate
| and Miss Elizabeth Choate, or
Southborough. Mass.; Mrs. George
Gardner and Miss Ethel Beyer, of
Boston; Judson S. Todd, of Green
wich, Conn.; Mr. and Mrs. G. H.
Mason, of Arlington. Mass.; Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Holliwell. of Providence,
R. I.; Mr. and Mrs. Young Woody.
Washington. D. C.; Mr. and Mrs. O.
8. Anderson and Miss M. McComas.
At the Belmont are D*. smd Mrs.
E. O. Darbois. Brooklyn: ?frs. E. L.
Miller. Detroit; Mr. and Mrs. Percy
Archer. Wynwood, Pa.; Mr. and
Mrs. John E. Roeser, Bronxville, N.
Y., with Miss Nancy and Master
Jack Roeser. Mr. and Mrs. William
O. Hoerre. of New York City, who
have been at the Colonial for a
number of weeks with their young
daughter, leave for home today.
The Inverurie has amonT its ar
rivals Cleveland W. Dunn of Scars
dale. N. Y.; H. A. Gross and Scott
Bruce, of York, Pa., and Mr. and
Mrs. C. Decker, of Providence, R. I.
The Frascati has Mrs. O. S. Burrall
and Miss L. A. Shotwell. of Wash
ington. D. C.; Mrs. E. G. Sanford
and Mrs. L. A. Mansfield, of New
Haven; Mr. and Mrs. W. L Fowler,
of Baltimore, and Mr. and Mrs. H.
R. Harris, of Wayne, Pa.
TO CONVENE HERE
I Delegates to the Women's Over
seas Service League will flock into
Washington this week. Teas,;
luncheons, dinners galore have!
been planned for the delegates.
Mrs. L*r* Anderson will entertain
the national president. Mrs. Oswald
Chew, during the convention. Mrs.
John Van Schaick will entertain
the Countess Helene D'Goblila of j
Belgium with whom she was asso
ciated during the war.
Miss Dorothy Denye will give a
tea for the delegates tomorrow
afternoon. This afternoon at 3:10
the members Will hold a memorial
service at the grave of the un
known soldier. Dr. John Van
Schaick, former Red Cross commis
sioner to Belgium, will deliver an
address In honor of the women
who gave their lives In the war.
Tomorrow evening Gen.~ Pershing,
Sir Auckland Geddes and Ambas
sador Jusserand will greet the
delegates at ? mass meeting in
the Central High School audito
rium. Mrs. Harding will receive
the delegates Tuesday. Wednes
day the delegates will visit the
disabled veterans In the hospitals.
Notables to Attend Sol
dier Benefit Pro
Music lovers of Washington are In- |
terested in the two concerts to be
given on Tuesday and Friday at the
National Theater ut 4:30 p m. These
concerts, under the auspices of the
Soldiers' Institute. feature four
j artists of different nations. Patricia
I Ryan, American grand opera prima
donna; Willem van den Andel. Dutch
[pianist, former professor of piano at
! the Roval Conservatory of Rotter
jdam: Samuel Furedi. Hungarian cel
| list, pupil and successor of the famous I
I Popper of the Royal Conservatory of |
! Buda-Pesth, and Elsa I^ouise Raner, j
| Polish violinist, pupil of Auer. The
accompanists will be Mrs. Rhea Wat
san Cable, the pianist and composer
I of the Congressional circle, and Mrs.
| Adeie R. bush.
j A feature of the Tuesday concert i
is that it will be broadcasted over the
nation by the Naval Air Station at j
Anacostia under the direction of
Capt. S. W. Bryant, chief of the ,
Radio-Engineering Department of the ;
Navy. Capt. Bryant is being assisted j
in making this feature by Lieut- I
Comdr. Davis, and Comdr. Albert
Arrangements are being made for
the wounded soldiers in the hospitals
to "listen-in" at this concert which
| is be I <ig given for the purpose of rals
iing funds to give the wounded men
ja summer outing. Some of the "shut- I
in" soldiers have not left the hos- I
pitals since being . brought on
stretchers from France.
The artists, who represent the
highest and best in his line of art.
have donated their services for the
All boxes were engaged before the
tickets were put on sale. Former
President and Mrs. Wilson having
bought the first box for the first con
cert. Other box-holders for this con
cert are Mme. EverwIJn. wife of the
Minister of the Netherlands Lega
tion. honoring her countryman.
Willem Mn den Andel. who will p'ay
in the Ancert; Judge John Barton
Payne, former Secretary of the In
terior and President of the American
Red Cross; Mrs. Frelinghuysen; and
Charles Bough ton Wood.
Among the box-holders for the Fri
day concert are Senor and Senora
Teller. of the Mexican Legation,
Mrs. Steven B. Elkins, Joseph
! Tumulty and Mrs. George Hope.
1 Mrs. Harding heads the list- of
patronesses and expressed her re
gret that her visit to her old home
nt.xt week will prevent her attend
ance at the concert. Other patronesses
are Senora Teller, of the Mexican j
Embassy. Mme Petrr of the 8wiss
Embassy and Mme. EverwIJn or the
Netherlands. Loren Johnson. Mrs.
Lawrence Townsend. Mrs. Woodrow I
Wilson. Mrs. Thomas Walsh, Mrs.
Mary Roberts Rinehart. Mrs. Mar- '
shall Field, Mrs. Charles Boughton
Wood, Mrs. C. C. Calhoun. Mrs. Amos j
Fries, Mrs. Norman Williams. Mrs.
| Hennen Jennings, Mrs. C. C. Mc
j Chord. Miss Mabel Boardman, Mrs. j
Merritt. Mrs. Carl C. Taylor. Mrs. j
Cuno Rudolph, Mrs. Eugene Pomeroy. j
Mrs. Elliot Woods, Mrs. James Carrol
Frazer, Miss Mary Perry Brown, Mrs.
Eugene Byrnes and Mrs. Joshua
Henry K. Bush-Brown is chairmin
of the ticket committee and has al
lotted ticket tables to the following
persons in the following hotels for
Saturday and Monday: Mrs. Frye,
President of the "Lest We Forget
Club," the Willard; Mrs. Lucy Hooe
Boggs, the Washington; Mrs. Alfred
Marsh, the Shoreham; Mrs. Pauline
Woodruff, the Raleigh; Mrs. Cronin,
the Powhatan; Mrs. John Mock,
Wardman Park; Miss Fallen. the
Grafton; Mrs. Fallon, the Richmond;
Mrs. Martha Adams, Government
Hotels; Rixey Smith, Grace Dodge
NOBODY ADMIRE* \
For Ilea*Its See
Dr. Delia Led* .decker, D. C.
Franklin 7076. Hoarat 11 to 5.
Even*neat 7 to 8.
1514 K St. K. ' W.
Gen. and Mr$. Mac Arthur
Entertain at WeU
Col. George H. Ctrairon, U. 8. A.,
and Mrs. Cameron will mov? tomor
row to 44S Farmlngton *r?nue,
Hartford. Conn., where they will be
joined by Capt. and Mra. Bucknsr
M. Creel, Jr. Capt. Creel enters
upon a tour of duty with the Con
necticut Squadron of National
A daughter was born to MaJ.
Charles B. Amory. U. 8. Cavalry,
end Mrs. Amory, on March 27, at
the Montreal Maternity Hospital.
A son. Jaime Higinio, was born
to Capt. Juan H. Font. M. C.. U. 8.
A., and Mrsv Font at Henry Bar
racks, Cayey. Porto Rico, March 11.
Miss Mary O'Dell. of Kalamazo?
Mich., announces the engagement of
her niece. Miss Dorothea M. Weth
erbee, to Capt. . William C. Chaae.
Cav? U. 8. A., stationed at East
Lansing. Mich., on R. O. T. C. duty
at the Michigan Agricultural Col
Col. Alonzo Gray. U. 8. A., and
Mrs. Gray hav? taken possession of
their new home at 4111 Harrison
street, Chevy Chase, D. C.
Mrs. T. K. Mann, house guest of
her sister. Mrs. Munroe McParland.
at the Washington Barracks, has
returned to Buffalo.
Mrs. Edward L. Dyer has re
turned to the Washington Barracks
from treatment at Walter Reed
Miss Elisabeth Embick. after a
spring vacation spent with her par
ents, Col. and Mrs. Stanley D. Em
bick, has returned to the Gardner
Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Nicoll, of
Minneapolis. Minn., announce the
engagement of their daughter, Mar
caret Kathryn. to Lieut. Ivan
Crawford Lawrence. Corps of En
gineers. U. S. A. The marriage will
taken place in June. Lieut. I^aw
rence is a graduate of the U. S. M
A., class of 1921. and is stationed at
the U. S. Engineer office In St. Paul.
Miss Julia Reeder and Miss Eliz
abeth 8tritzinger were week-end
quests at Ocean City at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wood, of
Philadelphia, visiting Miss Muriel
Little Karcissa Reeder. daughter
of Col and Mrs. Russell P. Reeder,
and little Billie Nesbitt, son of Col.
and Mrs. John Scott, are both pa
tients at Walter Reed Just now.
Brig. Gen. and Mrs. MacArthur
were at home on Sunday at West
Point for a number of officers and
ladies and cadets of the flrst class.
Their cuests for the week-end were
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Coy. of New York.
Mr. Coy will be remembered as
captain of the Tale football team
in 1508 and an all-American player
of much renown. On Saturday Gen.
and Mrs. MacArthur had dinner for
Mr. and Mrs. Coy, Cols, and Mmes.
Robinson. Timberlake. Holt. Daley
and Mettler, and MaJ. Reddy.
Candidates for Office
Will Be Guests of
The College Women's Club will
hold the last tea of the season to
morrow afternoon from four until
six. If the weather permits, tea
will be served in the garden. The
hostesses will be the retiring offi
cers, Mrs. Basil M. Manly, presi
dent: Mrs. A. A. Steele, first vice
president: Mrs. John Earl Walker,
aecond vice president: Miss Eliza
beth Wilson, corresponding secre
tary: Mrs. Edna Jackson, record
ing secretary, and Mrs. Joseph C.
The guests of honor will be the
candidates for office. Mrs. Howard
Nichols and Mrs. Otto Veerhoft.
] for president; Miss Carrie Davis and
Mrs. Eugene Stevens, for first vice
president; Miss Arlean DuFour and
Mrs. J. P. Ault, for second vice pres
ident; Miss Margaret Evans and
Miss Nell Adamson for correspond
ing secretary: Mrs. J. G. Cummin*
and Mrs. Paul Kauffman, for record
ing secretary; Mrs. J. C. Zirkle and
Miss Sarah Real!, for treasurer.
Interest in the club is centering
around the candidates for president
and allegiance among the member
ship seems to be nearly equally di
vided. Mrs. Nichols is a graduate
of Smith College, and has for the
past two years been the chairman
of the luncheon committee. Mrs.
Veerhoff holds her degree from
George Washington University, but
has also attended Lake Erie and
On Saturday evening. May 6. the
annual business meeting ^ill be
held, when the election of officers
will take place, and final action will
be taken on the purchase of a club
Georges & Son,
61412th St. N.W.
Between F aad G Sta.
Maid* in Atteadaace
Hours to SUM
Phone Main CMS
Dances Start Tomorrow
For Washington Memorial
Great Interest Manifested in Series of
Events?Proceeds Go Towards
Great Interest is being: mani
fested In the series of afUrnoon
dances at Rauscher s during the
coming week for the benefit of the
George Washington Memorial. The
entire proceeds of the. dances will
go toward the District'# quota of
9260.000 of the fund to erect the
memorial, which it Is estimated
will cost shout 17.000.000. The
dances will be held every afternoon
from 5 to 0:30 o'clock and many
prominent women are lending
of Illinois; Mrs John t
of South Carolina; Ml|s
Helen A. Cannon. of lllln
daughter of the former
of the Houae; Mrs. Charle# B. Tim
berlake. of Colorado; Mra Edgar
C. Ellis, of Missouri; Mrs Wasft
Ington Jay McCormlck. of Mon
tana; Mra. Halvor Steenerson. of
Minnesota; Mrs Jamee T Begg. of
Ohio; Mrs Llndley H. Hadley. of
Washington Mrs. William fi
Bankhead. of Alabama, and Mrs
John C. Ketcham. of Mlchlgaa.
Women of the diplomatic set
who are interested In the move
ment to establish the Memortgl
their effort* to make the series a and who will act aa patrons
social and financial success. ar^ Mme. Groultch. wife of the
Each of the six days of the week Serbian Minister; Mme. Sadao Hi
has been set aside in honor of
aome particular group or section of
the country and women of the va
rioua groups will act as hostesses.
Tomorrow will be sdminlstration
day. In ths group of women who
will act as patronejses are Mrs.
burl, wife of the counseler of the
Japanese Embassy, and Mme.
Prochnik. wife of the charge
d'affaires of the Austrian Embaas)'.
Other Patrssf fs.
Among the other patronesses are
Mrs William H Taft. wife of the
Secretary of State: Mra. Edwin | pitney. wife of Justice Pltn^'o*
Denby. wife of the Secretary of the the United State. Supreme C?irt;
Navy, and Mrs. J. Mayhew Wain
wrl*ht, wife of the Assistant Sec
retary of War. Mrs. Robert Lan
sing. wife of the former Secretary
of State, Is also on the list.
District Day Tsesisj.
On Tuesday, May 2. which will
be District of Columbia day, the
Hoard of District Commissioners is
e.xpected to be present, and their
wives. Mrs. Cuno H. Rudolph. Mrs.
James F. Oyster and Mrs. Charles
Keller, will be among the women
Wednesday. May 3. will be army
and navy day, when women of
the.se groups and also of the Ma
rine and Aviation corps will be
among the hostesses.
Thursday. May 4. will be Eastern
day. and women of the Congres
Mrs. Robert T. Lincoln, Mrs. Fred
erick Dent Grant. Mrs. Charle# 8.
Hamlin. Mrs. Henry F. Dlmock.
Mrs. Chandler Hale. Mrs Archi
bald Grade. Mrs. Henry Marquand.
Mrs. James E. Freeman. Mra
Nicholas Luquer, Mrs Alexander
Wolf. Mrs. Ezra B McCagg. Mrs
Henry G. Chilton, Mrs. Randolph
H. McKim. Mrs. lsldor Rajrnor.
Mrs. Chaffee B. McVay, Jr., Vr*
Corcoran Thorn, Mrs. Henry White.
Mrs. William McC. Rltter. I
William F. Dennis. Mra William
Eric Fowler. Miss Elisabeth P.
Patterson. Mrs. W. B. Wood. Mrs.
William A. Hammond. Mrs. Charles
C. Glover. Mrs. Henry T Onard.
Miss Nannie B. Maury. Mrs. U* -
rence Townsend. Mra Samuel Her
rick. Mrs. Charles B. Ward. Mr*
Harrison H. Dodge. Mrs. Peyton
Sional r,n. f, T .h V Russell. Mrs. Charles Henry Bui
^ >".? r?..Nr <er. M?. William R. Merrlam. Mr,,
r *???"** state. K?d.rlc Ath,rton. Mr. Krand. s
w ' Naah. Mra WII lard H Brown.- ,
Friday May S. will be Southern Mr, Emeraon Howe. Mlaa Mellon,
day and Saturday. May 6. Western j Mra. Alastair F. Gordon Cuaunlnc.
?? , Mra. Charles MacVea*h. Mr.
Ticketa art SI each and may be : George Dewey. Mra. Alfred 1*.
obtained at the door at Rauacher's 1 Thorn. Miss Grace D. Litchfield,
or at the headquarters of the Mri. Paul E. Johnson. Mra. Thon
George Washington Memorial As- Bell Sweeney. Mra. Robert
Goriatlon. 1700 I street northwest. Shepard. Mrs. George Ho*
Senators' Wises as Chase. Mra John M. Biddle
. j Ridgely Hunt. Mra Mlnnlgerode
Among the wives of Senators who Andrews. Mrs. Charles W. R?'.
will act as patronesses for the Mrs. Snowden Aahford. Mrs Will
dances are Mrs. Key Pittman. of Ne- lam Cabell Rives. Mra. Charles J.
vada; Mrs. Carter Glass, of Vlr- j Bell. Mrs. Thomaa E. Green. Mrs.
Rtnia; Mrs. John W. Harreld. of ! George Andrews. Mra. Charlea A.
Oklahoma; Mrs. I^Baron B. Colt. Munn. Mrs Marcua Benjamin and
of Rhode Island: Mrs Lawrence C. Mra. Judah Sears.
Phlnp*. of Colorado; Mrs Atlee The chairman of the ntn'a com
I'omerene. of Ohio; Mra. Francis mittee for the dances la Con
Emrov Warren, of Wyoming: Mr. 1 mander Theodore Jewell. Among
Gilbert M. Hitchcock, of Nebraska h,s assistants will be Commander
Mrs. Ralph H. Cameron of Arl- R^'ston S. Holmes, of the Preal
*"na: Mrs. Joseph 8 Frellnrhuvsen yacht Mayflower. MaJ Wll
of New Jersey; Mrs Sarah l!e. fred S M Blunt- Chester A. Snow.
Phillips, mother-in-law ?f Senator 1 )r " Neo1 8 Symona. James R. Eller
Kdge. of Ne.w Jersej Mrs Arthur i "on' 3r 0'or" Sloan' D""<l ^
Capper, of Kansas and Mr. l*?/. 1 w,rd Kln1'5' William Bowie Clark#.
A Reed fi"Ur J,m" Mearns. John Temp*
The ~ Graves. Jr.. Henderson Gregory end
women wivl ?e En*iend i Commander W. F. Newton.
m omen wives of Representatives
?tu*rlcffeHofG:,h,:u^k^r"^h;! TO BE HONORED
House. Others on the list are Mrs. | '
?? redejjck Dallinger and Mrs The forum luncheon committee
Robert Luce. of Massachusetts of lh* Women's City Club *i I
Mrs. Walter R. Stfness of Rbod# <*lose a season of entertainment*
Island; Mrs. R. Hart Fenn and Mrs May 2 at 4:50 P- m b> *lvlnc il
Schuyler Merritt. of Connecticut tea to lhe at which Mrs
New Vapl u ? ' Mary Roberts Rinehart. author.
* ????rested. \ will be the guest of honor. Mrs.
? e* i ork women who will act ' Lyman B. Swormstedt. president,
as patronesses include Mrs. Hamil- and Mrs. Laura A. Bradley will
ton Fish, jr.. Mrs. Jamen South- receive with Mrs. Rinehart.
*-orth Parker and Mrs. Peter G. Members of the committee mh ?
Ten Eyck. Amonc other ps- will assist at the tea table will
tronesses from the Middle Atlantic be Miss Ida May Moyers. Mlas
*roup are Mrs. Harry C. Ransley. Jane Bartlett. Mrs. .Richard Dean.
Jv J.enn8>'lvani?. and Mrs Harrv Mrs. A. Leftwich Sinclair. Mrs.
rwV "ard* of We,t Virginia Ellis Meredith. Mrs. Frank Bright.
Other women of the Congres- V Mrs. Arthur Saxton and Mrs. Gar
sional group are Mis? Clara J. rett Miller.
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