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SOCIETY YHtOMGLEs' J Q ANDMAN QtORIES I "lULIA llURlDOCK'S fOS8f&i
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Postmaster' General to Be Host - .
To the President and Mrs. T-aft
Dinner Tonight Will Be Fifth of
the Series GiverWBy. Hem
Hbers of the-Cabinet;
THE Resident and Mrs.' Tatt wtll
be the guests In whose honor
the Postmaster General, Frank
H. Hitchcock, will entertain at
f -dinner this evening; this being' the
fifth of the serfes of dinners given
; eicn season oy ine memoers 01 me
Cabinet to the President and the First
Xady of the Land.
Mrs. John Hays Hammond will take
her guest, Miss Esther Cleveland, to
the Belasco tonight, to see William
Faversham in "Julius Caesar." . Among
other guests In Mrs. .Hammond's box
will be Ensign Wilkinson and Robert
Scott. Hume, -and alter the olav. Mrs.
Hammond, JifHl entertain jiSand Mrs. j
Faversham and -their "box party at sup- I
Brig. -Gen.' and Mrs. William I.
Marshall have issued Invitations for a
Targe dinner party for their daughter.
Miss Maltland Marshall, at the Chevy
Chase Club, on Saturday evening. Dan
cing will follow.
Mrs. Beverley Randolph Mason has is
sued cards for a -large tea on the after
noon of Saturday, February 1.
Mrs. Buckner Randolph will behostesa
at tea this afternoon when Mrs. L. Z.
Letter and Mrs. Thomas F. Bayard will
preside at the tea table.
Senator and Mrs. John Sharp "Wil
liams of Mississippi, entertained at a
large reception yesterday afternoon from
4 -until-.S o'clock, at- the. Congressional
Club, to present their debutante daugh
ter. Miss Sally WlHiams to TVashing-
ten society. '
The clubhouse -was beautifully adorn-ed-for
the occasion with pink and white
blossoms and a string orchestra played
throughout the afternoon.
Mrs. Williams wore" white satin
draped with black lace with touches of
blue on the bodice, and the debutante's
gown was -white charmeuse and 'laco
with rhlnestene trimmings, and she car
ried a bouquet of pink roses.
Presiding in the dining room at dlf-
" ferent hours jwere Mrs, Ben Johnson,
Miss Mabel Boardman, Mrs. Richmond
"P. Hobson, Mrs. Henry D. Clayton, Mrs.
Arthur 'Lee. Mrs. McCumber, Mrs. Sel-
don Day, Mrs. Ricks, and Mrs. Mlcou.
Others assisting in the reception of
the guests and the dispensing of the
hospitalities of the afternoon were
Mrs. Hooper, Mrs. Ramsey, Mrs. Bor
land, Mrs. Gait, Mrs. Charles Nelson
Biker, Miss Genevieve Clark, Miss Ful
ton, Miss Nancy Johnson, Miss Anne
Seymour Jones, Miss Mary Howry. Miss
Mary JLce Fleming, Miss Florence
Schneider, Miss Jeanett Ayres. Miss
Mildred Xeedham. Miss Katherine
Storch. Miss Alice McClellan, MUs
Lanette Smith. Miss Helen Hardy, Miss
Frances Finley, Miss Margaret Mc
Chord, Miss Elolse Orme, and MIsd
The President and Mrs. Taft were en
tertained at dinner last night by Mrs.
Henry F. Dimock, who, knowing Mrs.
Taft's love of music, had Horatio Con
"hH, the tenor, to sing following the
dinner. No otfier guests were asked
for the music. Dining with Mrs. Dim
ock besides her guests of honor and
her house guests, Mrs. Grover Cleveland
8nd Prof. T. J. Preston, were the Brit
ish Ambassador and Mrs. Bryce, Mr.
Justice and Mrs. Lamar, the Nether
lands Minister and Madame Loudon,
the Danish Minister. Senator du Pont,
Dr. Charles D. TValcott. secretary of the
Smithsonian: Mrs. Richard H. Towii
nend, Mrs. Frederick Thompson of New
l'ork. Mr. and Mrs. George Vanderbllt,
Mr. and, Mrs. Samuel Reading Bertron
of :N ew York, and Mrs. Cary T. Hutch
Lieutenant and Mrs. Stephen L. II.
Slocum entertained at dinner last night
In honor "of the Russian Ambassador:
and Madame BaknmeteiT, having among
their other guests Mrs. Henry C. Cor
Mn. Mrs. Robert McCormick, the Brit
ish Nava) Attache and Mrs. Heathcote
S. Grant, and the second German Secre-,
tar' and Madame Klenlin. Later Col-,
cnel and Mrs. Slocum with most of
their guests went to Mrs. Thaw's dance, i
"tlrs. Hope Slater gave a large dinner,
list nlsnl with the Secretary of the
Treasury and Mrs. MacVeagh as the
guests of honor. J
IT C-Wr-ij a ?y -tT.w: W V jy WJF 4
MISS JEAHNETTE AYRES..
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clay Espey en
tertained at a large reception last
evening at their residence in Irving
street, in celebration of tnelr golden
Quantities of Southern smilax,
palms, ferns, and yellow blossoms ad
orned the house and a string orches
tra played throughout the evening.
Mrs. Espey was assisted In receiving
her guests and dispensing the hospital
ities of the evening by her -children anil
Mrs. Henry Birch, who was Mrs. Zs
pey's only attendant at her wedding,
fifty years ago. Mrs. Espey received
her guests In a gown of pearl gray
charmeuse and duchess lace and Mrs.
Birch also wore gray charmeuse and
lace. Mrs. P. F. Happ. daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Espey, wore black chif
fon over tatln and Mrs. W. R. Hill,
the other daughter, wore blue brocaded
The members or the family, six chil
dren and fourteen grandchildren, who
assisted, were Mr. and Mrs. John Es
pey and six children, Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Espey and three children, Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Espey and four chil
dren. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Espey,
Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Happ and daugh
ter, and Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Hill.
This evening at 7:13 o'clock, a lecture
will be given at the First Presbyterian
Church by Mine. Mountford. her sub
ject being, "The Public Ministry of
Mr. and Mrs. John G. Melnberg cele
brated their twenty-fifth wedding an
niversary yesterday. A reception was
given them at the home of their niece,
Mrs. J. V. Schmitt, to which only the
immediate members of the family were
Dates for At Homes.
Mrs. Byron H. Adams and Miss Marie
Adams and her iiouse guest. Miss
Walsh, will receive informally tomor
row afternoon from 3 until 5:30 o'clock.
The remaining Fridays of the month
Mrs. Adams and Miss Adams will assist
Mrs. Dunn and Mrs. William Earl Am
brose at thelc residence, 180; pa"rk
The Misses Colhoun, daughters of the
late Rear Admiral Colhoun, U. S. N.,
will be at home informally tomorrow.
and the following Fridays of the season
aiter i o'clock. ' - - .
A BRAND NEW
Dr. and Mrs. Walter Van Swear
ingen Hosts-at Reception in
Honor of Miss Ayres.
Dr. and Mrs. Walter Van Sweringen,
of 1334 Twenty-second street, are enter
taining at a large reception this after
noon from A until T o'clock In' honor of
Miss Jeanette Ayres, daughter of Con
gressman Steven B. Ayres of New Tork
and Mrs. Ayres.
Quantities of Southern smilax and
white roses and carnations have been
i used to adorn the house and a. string
orchestra will play throughout the af
Mrs. Van Sweringen .will receive, her
guests in a gown of white lace and em
brlodery. and Miss Ayres will 'wear
white 'satin draped in electric blue chif
fon 'embroidered In crystals and a girdle
pf, American Beauty satin. ,
' 'Assisting In receiving the guests and
'dispensing the hospitalities of the after
noon will be Mme. Peynado, wife of the
'Minister -of the Dominican Republic;
Mrs. Ayres. Mrs.. William P. BIddle,
Mrs. Wallard Warner, Mrs. Erhard Von
Knoblock, Mrs. Denmead, and Miss
Sllncluff. of Baltimore; Mrs. Holbrook
Bonney of New Tork. Miss Sallie WJ11--
iams. Miss Lucie Hoke Smith. Miss
Dorothy Shuey, Miss Grace Helen Vane,
Miss Barbara Stephens, "and Miss Nellie
After the reception a few additional
guests will come in to Join the receiv
ing party at, dinner and afterward there
will be Informal dancing:
Dr. and Mrs. Van Sweringen will en
tertain at dinner Monday evening in
compliment to their house guest. Miss
SHnglufT, of Baltimore. N
Mr. and .Mrs. Samuel H. Vandergrift
entertained Informally at luncheon to
day at the Chevy Chase Club in honor
4 of the members of the bridal party of
their daughter. Miss Alice VandcrgrtftJ
whose marriage to George Angus Gar
rett, of Chicago, takes place Saturday.
Mr. Garrett arrived In Washington yes
terday, and today the best man, New
ton Perry, and Mrs. Perry and the ush
ers, Francis Hardy, Charles Cushing,
Henry McRee. Howard Logan, and Ken
neth Edwards, all of Chicago, arrived.
The others in the party will be Miss
Esther Denny, of San Francisco, who
has been In Washington for several
weeks with Miss Vanderglft; Miss Isa
belle Mersman. of St. Louis, who ar
rived yesterday, and Miss Sullivan, of
Philadelphia, who arrived today; Mrs.
George Summerlln, and Miss Marian
Miss Marian Leutze will be hostess at
an Informal tea this afternoon in com
pliment to Miss Vandergrift, having
Mrs. Bulmer, Mrs". Richard Harlow, and
Mrs. Summerlln assisting. This evening
Mrs. George Summerlln will entertain
at a dinner and dance In compliment to
Miss Vandergrift,' and afterward the
party will go to the Playhouse, where
Cpmmlsslone- and Mrs. John A. John
ston are giving a dance for Miss Vcn
Mrs. Frederick W. Pratt and her
daughter, Mrs. Francis W. Dicklns, will
entertain at a tea this afternoon from
i until 7 o'clock at 2015 Columbia road.
Palms, ferns, and clusters of pink car
nations will form the chief decorations
and the tea table will have a centerpiece
of pink roses and ferns.
Assisting Mrs. Pratt and Mrs. Dicklns
In receiving their guests and dispensing
llie hospitalities of the afternoon will be
Mrs. T. II. Delano, Mrs. F. A. Walker,
Mrs. S. K. Adams, Mrs. Joseph Wall,
Mrs. Charles Wright. Mrs. Dutton, Mm.
Herron. Miss Tlsdell. Miss Minnie Dut
ton. Miss Harriet Conger, Miss AIams,
and Miss Dorothy Deeble.
Mrs. Samuel. F. Emmons and daugh
ter. Miss Ogdcn-Jones, will be at
home informally tomorrow evening,
and the following Friday evenings In
A reception will be held In the Red
Parlor of the New Wlllard "tomorrow
evening from 9 until n o'clock, when
the Southern League Woman's Wilson
and Marshall Organization will enter
tain In honor of Mrs. 8teven B. Ayres,
of New York, and the other newly
"A Tormented Existence." Great
Prune Vlrglfll. Joflxy.
THE WASHINGTON TBIES;
For The ftmes,v Children
Just Before It's Bedtime
MISTRESS PUSSIE'S "DISGUISE
ONCE upon a time there was a
'pussie cat who "thought If she
could, disguise herself as a
bird she could catch all the
birds she wanted to eat, and as she was
a very greedy pussie she wanted a great
When she caught a. bird she saved it's
feathers until she had 'enough to cover
her body. Then the dressed herself in
her disguise and went into the woods.
She waited until it was 'dark) and
when the moon came up she climbed a
tree and waited for the little birds to
But she did not count.on her size, and
when.theblrdssaw' her they began to
I'Oh'Mook at the.bte bird," said one.
"Where did it come from. It must be
a barnyard fowl."
."It.maytbe a king that 'will eat us,"
saldanother. "Let us flaway?"
So oft they flew and, of course, Pussie
could -not 'fly, o she hadto'slt very
fctlll because she was in hopes the birds
nUUlU UUlilC UA.V 4
And they did come back when they4
saw that she did not fly.
They flew around Pussie, but not near
enough for her to catch them. " .
"What a funny bird," said one, "it
Then they ventured nearer
3nd one little bird flew behind Pussie,
and picked at her back.
"Oh! look," he said, "this funny bird
is losing his feathers."
"Yea." said another and how rough
they look. Another bird ventured to
pick, a feather from Pussie's coat, and
this time the fur showed through, and
away went the birds In a flutter of
"It Is a cat! It Is a cat!" they chat
tered "as they flew, and disguised as a
bird so she can catch us. What a wick
cd -creature she Is."
When Pussie saw that she was dis
covered she started to crawl down from
the limb, but a shot rang through the
woods, and Mistress. Puss'e fell to the
ground with a wounded leg.
"Served her right," said the birds fly-
elected officers of the Woman's Na
tional Democratic organization.
Mrs. Sydney Ballou will be at home
tomorrow at the Connecticut.
Mrs. Royal Bird Bradford and Miss
Bradford will be nt home tomorrow af
ternoon. Madame Caldertm. and Miss Caldeion,
wife and daurrhter of, the Bollvan Min
ister, will be at home tomorrow after
Madame VassllleiT, wife of the Rus
sian naval attache. Vlll be at homp
tomorrow afternoon and the following
afternoons In January.
Mrs. Fremont -Smith will be at home
Mrs.. Thomas L. Casey will be at
home In her apartments at Stonelclgh
Court tomorrow afternoon from 5 to
Mrs. Samuel Mattlnsly and daugh
ter, Mrs. David D. Porter, will bo at
home tomorrow afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Mattlngly In Q stieet,
Mrs Marcus J. Wright will receive In
formally tomorrow afternoon at her
home, 1713 Corcoran street.
,nHln rim ,4a fhnmhnin. Frnrh
mi..... ....nnKj. t,aa return.-! tn vflnn.
lngton after an absence of several
weeks, mosi oi which hui m ocm.
on official business in Mexico. Countess
KrabIem if Quality)
THURSDAY; JANUARY ' -16T 1913.
ing around poor! Pussie as she, lay on
the ground moaning. '"A hunter thounht
she was a bird, ahd.,the shot, that was
Intended for one of us was fired- at her
because she looked like a big bird." -
"How'do you like being a bird," they
said as they flew away.
"O, dear, what .shall I do?" thought
PussJe.r"I wish I could get these feath
ers off l!- -dog might-' come along and
carry me oft to his .master who shot me.
If I ever get out of this terrible dis--CTitnA
.T trill never catch another bird.
l - fcut will catch the mice-and rats, as I
should, and, let the pretty birds sing
and enjoy themselves without fear of
harm from me." v .' ,
Pussie found she could sit up and she
shook herself freest the feathers which
had brought her 'only harm; then she
limped as best she could .until she
It was a long time before she' was
quite well, but she. was a home-ioving
pussie ever after and kept the barn' and
cellar free from mice and rats as she
said she would, and never left her com
fortable home to roam into the-woods.
She had learned that when we plan to
harm others very often it all falls on
Tomorrow's -story, "James and Mabel."
de Chambrun., who. with her children,
visited her mother, Mrs. Longworth, In
Cincinnati, during the count's absence,
returned to Washington with him. Mrs.
Longworth will Joln'them here on Mon
day for a visit of some length.
Mr.,de Bach, of the Russian embassy,
will return to Washington tomorrow
from a short visit in New York and
The Swiss Minister and Madame Rlt
ter, with their family, will come to the
capital tomorrow from New York, where
they landed from Europe on Tuesday.
The deparVure of Henri Martin, first
secretary and charge d'affaires, of
Switzerland for his new post, will be
made known just after the return of
the minister. Mr. Martin's successor,
Ernest Baumann, now in Paris, will
probably come to Washington within a
Miss .Gretchen Hood Is spending the
winter months on the Riviera, visiting
points of Interest on the North shore of
the Mediterranean, and making her
headquarters at Nice, where she Is pur
suing her vocal studies, under the tutel
age of d'Aublgne, who has temporarily
transferred! his establishment from
Paris to the warmer climate.
Fannie Neal Anderson, a stu
dent at Hamilton School, leaves Wash
ngton -today for a visit at her home in
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Foy's Rejuvenated "Overvthe.-River" , !
, His Best
Has Been Rewritten Since
Last Appearance Here, and
Made Funnier Than Ever:
STUDENTS of the modern stage
, cannoffford to overlook, the
generation of the musical com
edy. Decry it. we Tnay (those of
us who do not care for girls, whirls.'
and curls), denounce it we may (those
of us "who see therein misleading In
fluence to our male young), but we can
not neglect to observe it and to trace
its growth and popularity.,
To those who wish to obtain a few
valuable points on the "making of a
musical comedy" as well as to pass an
enjoyable evening with that prince of
funmakers, Eddie Foy, who "causeth
five smiles to grow where only one grew
before," I recommend a seance with
"Over the RfVer." now nlai-inc a re
turn engagement at,the Columbia' The- r
ater. " r r I.
Those who 'saw the piece last year!
may not care to go again. It. was i
rather a. sad affair. Although based on I
The Man' .From Mexico," one of r the
best of theHbyt-era farces, last Vea-r
son's "Over the River" lacked that fln-1'
Ish, vim and 'enthusiasm which make.'
-the successful musical piece. In the
first place-lt was slow upstarting, and
every manager Knows mat a slow nrst
act easts a damper over the entire
evening of a musical comedy audience.
Secondly there weren't enough songs,
and lastly the dancing wasn't up to the
Change In Make-Up
Shows To Advantage.
But vail this has been- remarkably
changed in the year which has elapsed
since Washington sawf the Hobert-Du-Souchet
farce. The first act, previously
laid In Madison Parke's drawing room
on the morning after the wild carouse
which led to his being sent-"over the
river," now opens In the Cafe Bustanoby,
where the audlenco is initiated into a
Broadway cabaret whlcfi .out-cabarets
anything to be seen along the Great
Wet Way. (Parenthetically, any cafe
which furnished Its patrons the class
of entertainment shown In the first act
of "Over the River" would be packed
to tho doors every night). The second
scene of the first act is the former first
scene, Parke's drawing room, and from
that point the stage settings are the'
In addition to supplying a new open
ing act, however, the management has
practically doubled the musical num
bers and introduced some of the best
dancing seen here this season so it will
be seen that "Over the River' (renovat
ed) has all the elements of a successful
musical show-Eddie Foy, pretty girls.
liutead of poimnous
tablets or llcjuld.
nt rermlelds or dU-
uk nreventlvo. . 3c. All
Bruftlits. Booklet and
Does It Mean '
Anything To Yoif
To always have your bakings
Light. Crisp. Tender. DIGEST
IBLE If so, specify
Ne.t time you order. Puro and
glutinous. Ythltr Mly Klour not
only makes delicious bikings,
but nourishing .ones- as well.
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THE ARLINGTON MILLS
Geo. XV. Ciaael Co.
Effort, Says Julia Murdoch
iiiia' . ''f feaw-
iiiiiiiiiiiiaf 2 'A-vm.
FOY FOR Jv0Y.
good Plot, catchy a music and clever
dancing and the Columbia audiences
seem to be appreciating all these to the
utmost. , "
Foy and His Joy.
The Whole Show.
Of course, as in alt "Foy shows, the
elongated comedian 'is practically tjie
entire pefTormance. 1v Foy muslcality
without Foy would indeed bo as ''.'Ham
let" without the melancholy' :Dane.
"a weird jyid tlresomely wondrous
thing." Those who do not care for
the Foy brand of humor claim that he
Is guilty of doing the same thing over
and o cr, year after year, season After
season. All of which may be true.
But those who HKe him and, after all.
It Is they and not the others, who com
pose he Foy audiences pay to bee
This Itgani I4-Qt. Stall Entit4 Dishpai
I If lai Ttlx nt. nv. 3i"H""jyf,llH Center market.
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More Musical Numbers -and
. Dances Added, With Several
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-Foy .and. it is probable that .they would
uo wienseiy umappointea. II ne jalJt
torepeat at least the most striking Mta
of, other yearsu" ,
-The For WaJic. the Foy smile" the
Foy- "voiced the snap-finger daace
ail of these arebeiirg; appUujdeb.to th
ecno at tne Columbia- and. they alfora
only another exampter of givtag-the-public
what It wants." The ortyFoy"-'
Ism, that is missing- this year "Is' "Tls
a Pnrtiy Little Thing." andtae5 au
dience seemed to keenly, feel the. ab-r
sence of this old frIeriL." How?verv 'its.
place was nearly supplied by the esa
edlan"s sotto "voce rely to "a query!
"Are You Married." 'Married?-' Sajv,
if I were to bring" my family tqWasii
Irurton -i it would bei. a. cltvj Tha
movleV'jJ.Isay e "agparentljjr TJojie nifetr
worKjvirt -acquainung- ine.poiicjortjHr
jsixe of.. the Toy Jiousefcbld; ' jf, m
In "Over -the River"' Eddkr Fey."
provided with two opportunities to test
.the' range of hisrvoicef one of them'ten
titled. "New Yorklsn't Such a Bad. Old
Town," and the other'tln Mexico." Jltf
also stages a burlesque. "Texas Tom
my." with Miss Marie 'Horgan. weight
SO. or thereabouts,, and thoroughly- en
tertains the audience during the re
mainder of the time. with-FOyisms-oc
the most pronounced character
Adds To Production.
Chief assistant 'funmaker to, the lead
ing comedian is Willlam Seller he. 61
the somewhat late vest and un-Adonls-like
proportions. David Andrada is stl.l
playing warden Vokes, while Charles T
Swickard has "the -role of Hudspn B.iv
era, Madison JParke's .brother-in-law'.
The latter scored heavily with his duet
with Miss Marie FanchoncttL. When
There's Jo Light At All," whUe the'
ingenue also delivered "Rlng-tlng.-a-ling"
in a highly pleasing manner. .!
Miss Eleanor Kent, this year's Mrs.
Parke." and MIss,"CeceIIa Hoffman, playv
Ing Miss parke. received a large-amount
of, aDDlause for "Mr Taniro Maid" and "
-Save the Men," but it'wasthe remark
able acrobatic dancing of James Davis
and Miss Pearl Mathews that really
"brought down the house.'' Thelriabai
ret specialty in the first act, was.good.
their "Whirlwind Dance' in the second
act. better, but. their "Texas Tommy;"
in the third act, was one of the best
bits of dancing of its kind seen here
this year. - J ULIA MURI
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Pink Salmon, 3 cans .'. . 25c
Marshall's Kippusred Herring, Z cans..,. 25c
Norway Mackerel, 8-lb. kit 99c
Double-tip Matches, 7 boxes.. 25c
Pacific Toilef Paper, 7 rolls.' 25c
Laundry Starch, 2 lbs 7C
Seeded Raisins, 3 pkgs 25c
Cleaned Currants, pkg ioc
Rolled Oats, Jb 3C
Crystallized Ginger, box 7C
Barley, lb. .-.t 4c
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