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TTl "?"" V- THESUNDAY HERALD.SUNDAY, FEBRUARY!, 1891. 13 ' '-n- "vaftrrit! jjprv-r 3'. i SOCIETY GHAT. Miss Minnie Lansburgh, daughter of Mr. Gustavo Lansburgh, and Mr. Charles Gold smith wcro married on Wednesday afternoon, nt tho Eighth-street Bynngoguo, in the presence of n largo assemblage. It was ono of tho most beautiful and Impressive wedding ceremonies of tho season, and the synagogue was entirely In adequate in size to hold tho numbers of pcoplo anxious to witness tho beautiful ceremony. Mendelsohn's wedding march was played as tho bride and groom entered, followed by tho parents of both and six of the ushers. Miss Lansburgh wore a Parisian gown of white ben galinc. with garniture of ostrich feathers, and she held a bouquet of whito flowers. Dr. L. Stern united tho pair in wedlock. Tho ushers wcro Mr. Thomas Ilahn, of Philadelphia; Mr. George Holler, of Fort Wayne; Mr. Henry Lansburgh. Mr. Sol Lansburgh, Mr. Sol Wal lack, Mr. Frank Baclunan, of Philadelphia; Mr. Charles Erankle, of Baltimore; Mr. David Sol omon, Mr. Maurice Lyon, and Mr. Charles llellbrun. After tho ceremony a largo rccop tion was held at tho homo of tho bride's par ents, where tho spacious drawing-rooms wcro beautifully adorned with flowers and plants. There was present a largo representation of tho friendB of tho bridal pair in other cities and a host of Vashingtoniau8. Mr. and Mrs. Gold smith will returh from their wedding journey in about a foitnight, and will reside at 1132 Eighth street. Miss Marion Gawler welcomed to her lovely homo on Wednesday evening last a number of her friends, whom she had invited to enjoy tho dancing party glvon in houor of her birthday anniversary. There were about twenty couples, and as tho parlors arc quito largo dancing was made very enjoyable. Miss Marion was as sisted in receiving her guests by her sister, Miss Annio Gawler, who woro an exquislto gown of lemon-colored china silk, elaborately trimmed with ostrich tips, wmlo Miss juariou looKeu charming in a pretty toilet of brown gauze, garlanded with pink toecs. Among those present were Misses Marguerito BaBsett, Henry, Emily Eoth, Byrauc, Helen Boyd, Mamlo Boyd and their guest, Miss ltamsdell, of Boston; Tubman, Brandcuburg, Mamie Roberts, Maud Moore, Boyle, Hattlo Carrigan, Flora Couovcr, Ottclia Froyhold, Paxsou, and Ella Boall, and Messrs. Aibert Field, John Olcott, Edwin Brandenburg, Robert Cook, of Philadel phia; Dr. Hickling, Percy Motzgcr, Jeff Kidgley, Fred Schmidt, Dr. Roulette, Arthur Marshall, Milliard Motzgcr, Felix Freyhold, Pickens, Neagle, Albert Blackwood, Dr. Die del, Charles Blackwood, Frank Field, Mar shall King, Joseph Blackwood, Hussey, Fisher, aud nolmes. On Wednesday evening Miss Margarathe Willis Wilson, of this city, and Mr. Paul Fred erick Mohr, of Tacoma, were united in mar riage by Rev. Dr. Corey. Tho ceremony took place at the residence of tho bride's mother, Mrs. Goorgiana Hussey Wilson, 2021 G street. The house wa6 lavishly decked with growing plants, bridal roses, aud marguerites. During the marriage service the bridal pair stood under a canopy of bridal roses and marguerites. The maid of honor was Miss Bessie Wilson. Tho bridesmaids were Miss Zaidee Thomas, of Bal timore; Miss Tunis, of Norfolk; Miss Reagan, aud Miss Thyson. The ushers were Mr. NI black and Mr. Mitchell, of Tacoma; Mr. David son, of New York; Mr. Thomas, of Baltimore, and Col. Long. Tho bride's gown was an ele gant roba of cream satin, tho low bodice trimmed with point lace. Her veil was held In place by a diamond aigrette, and her bouquet was of whito orchids." The bridesmaids woro gowns of whito corded silk, with short veils edged with lace. They carried bunches of mar guerites. Mr. and Mrs. Mohr aro making a wedding trip to Florida. On their return hero they will remain a short time with Mrs. Wilson before going to their distant homo in Tacoma. The Church of tho Covenant was filled on Thursday at noon by the friends of tho high contracting parties to witness tho marriage of Miss Sallie Lewis Wood, daughter of the late Gen. "Wood, of the Army, and Lieut. Lewis Nixon, of tho Navy. The mairiago service was read by Rev. Dr. Hamlin. Tho bride was es corted to the altar by Gen. Thomas N. Vincent, of the Army. Lieut. Taylor, of the Navy, at tended tho groom as best man. Tho ushers, as well as the groom and best man, were in full uniform. The ushers were Lleuts. Cowles, Alger, Woodward, Capps, and Rodgers, of the Navy, and Lieut. Crozler, of tho Army. Mi6s Wood's wpdding gown was of rich whito satin, trimmed with raousseline do soio and pearl passementerie. Her bouquet was of whito vio lets. After tho ceremony a handsome wedding breakfast was served at the bride's homo on N street. Lieu tenaut and Mrs. Nixon will reside in Philadelphia, where Lieut. Nixon is engaged as naval architect of tho firm of William Cramp &, Sons. His resignation from tho Navy will take effect in May. Mrs. Dr. Byrns'b Monday reception was ono of tho attractions of tho day on Capitol Hill. Mrs. Byrus received her callers attired in an ele gant gown of black silk, with garniture of black ostrich feathers, and diamond ornaments. She was assisted by Miss O'Neal, who woro black silk, trimmed with jet. Miss Daisy French, ono of tho season's buds, and in whoso honor tho guests were invited, was prettily at tired in whito Valenciennes over white "silk. Down iti the tea-room thoro was a tastefully adorned table containing all the usual tea dainties, as well as tho "more substantial tempta tions or salads. Mrs. Hills presided over the coffeo urn, Miss Josio Postluwaite, In au art gown of white silk, dispensed dolicious punch, and Dr. Byrns looked generally after tho enter tainment of tho guests. Mrs, Byrne, with Miss Daisy French, will bo at homo formally to morrow afternoon for tho last time this season. Dr. and Mrs. Whitt Ilammettgavoau elegant dinner Wednesday evening at their residence, Twentieth street, at which quite a merry party were assembled. Tho entertainment was ably contributed to by tho following: Miss Ada McDennott, piano solo aud popular songs; Mr. E. J, Lockwood read a poem; Mr. Thomas Cogan, sentimental 6ong. Among tho guests were Dr. C, M. ITammett, Mr. Neal Murray, Mr. D. Kerr, Dr. W. N. Cogan, Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Lockwood, Mr. Arthur McDermott, Mr. aud Mrs. J. R. Bailey, Mr. Thomas Cogau, Miss Gortio Cogan, Miss Sallio Zimmerman, Miss Ada McDermott, and Mrs J. F, Mauray. Mrs. Frank Stewart Osborn received on Mon day in her puvuto parlors at thoShoroham. She Is a tall woman, with a fine, showy figure, and on Monday she received her guests in a becom ing gown of white India silk, Mrs. Tolivarez assisted in blue India silk, and Miss Dean Owen In whito silk, with raolrG trimmings. Mr. Osborn and Mr. Hobson, of Pails, also assisted in doing tho houors of tho occasion. There were a largo number of callers. Thero were many pretty luncheons given during the week by young ladles, notably tho violet luncheon of Miss Brown on Monday and that given by Miss Proctor ou tho same day. On Thursday Miss Gilmau entertained a com pany of younir friends at a handsome luncheon, On Tuesday Miss May Williams gave a lunch eon, at which Mrs. McKco was tho guest of honor. Mrs. Dolos Gould, of Terre Haute, Ind., is spending tho winter with her 6ister, Mrs. Jerome Burnett, 1505 It street northwest. Mrs. Gould is ono of Indiaua's most accom plished women, and a fine musician. Mr. aud Mrs. Thomas Blagdeii, of Argylo, t'avo a small evening party on Monday. Miss Yardloy chaperoned the party of young guests from the city. Gloves Tho Model, COS Seventh Btreet northwest. An exceedingly prottv tea with soveral novel features was given on Monday by Mrs. Alfred C. Harmar and her daughter, Mrs. Harmar-Rccsldo. Ferns and palms adorned tho drawing-rooms and halls. In tho dining-room tho decorations wcro lavish and effective. Over tho handsomely-spread tablo was suspended four balls of flowers of gay colors that contrasted well against tho trailing vines that draped tho chandelier. Below, on tho tablo, rested a centre picco of threo cornecopias overflowing with candled confections. Cut flowers added to tho attt actions of a tablo spread with all tho delicacies usual at formal receptions. In tho doorway, botwoen tho tea-room aud nursery, was a bany swing made of ropes of evergreen and roses, for this tea was given in honor of the six-months' old crand-daughter, who rules tho household front graudpa down. Tho rooms wcro lighted by tall lamps under crimson shades. Mrs. Ilannar received her guests in tho drawing-room to tho right of tho hall. Sho woro a rich black silk and laco gown, with dia mond ornaments. Bcsido her stood her daugh ter, Mrs. Randall, of Philadelphia, in whito crGpolinc point laco aud diamonds. Mrs. Har riet Harmar, of Philadelphia, woro a gown of violet and whito striped silk. Mies Whitford, of Now York, tho guest ot tho house, was in whito satin and laco, with pansles for ornaments. Mrs. Harmar-Reesiclo re ceived in the drawing-room to tho left. Sho woro white lace, with ostrich feather trimmings. Mrs. Huston, wifo of tho United States Treasurer, assisted in a buttorcup art gown of silk aud crGpolinc, trimmed with jeweled bunds of turquoise set in gilt. Mrs. Oweu, of Indiana, was in black lace, and a raro nccklaco of diamonds. In tho dining room were Mrs. Burcholl, in whito lace; Mrs. Pugh, Jr., in bluo surah; Miss Tallmadge. in nile-grecn crGpolinc; Miss Emory, in white crGpolinc; Mrs. Walthall, in violet tulle; tho Misses Faulkner, in gray aud pink crGpolinc. uanclng was indulged in oy many of tuo guests on the lower floor, where a string band was sta tioned. Tho house was thronged from first to last, Mrs. Harrison, Mrs. McKce, and Mrs. Russell Harrison being tho most distinguished guests. Among others were Mrs. Noblo and tho Misses Halstoad, Mrs. United States Com missioner Taylor and her daughter, Mrs. Judge Reed, of Wisconsin, with Miss Taylor, Mrs. ex-Commissioner Hiues, Mrs. Burhan, Mrs. A. Hartman, of Pennsylvania; Postmaster Ross and Mrs. Ross, Mrs. Hazolton, CaDtain, Mrs. and Miss Rutherford, Miss Hincs, Mrs. J. R. Briggs, ("Olivia;") Miss Faulkner, Miss Love, Mrs. Senator Davis, Mi6s Dorsoy Moore, Mrs. Senator Mor rill, Mrs. Spinola, Miss Swan, Mrs. Saunders, Mrs. Gen. Nettlcton, Mrs. Arthur Payne, Miss Payne, Mrs. Judge Brown, Mr. Ferdinand de Jannon, Mr. and Mrs. McLellan, Miss Schiller, Senator and Mrs. Allen, Mrs. Senator Chandler, Mrs. Almena Williams, tho Coreans, Mrs. Frye, Mrs. Carlisle, Mrs. Thomas J. Henderson, Judge and Mrs. Buchanan. Mrs. and the Misses Grosvenor, Mrs. FitzhughLeo, Mrs. Outhwalte, Mrs. Senator Sanders, Mrs. Senator Morgan, Miss Dczenaorf, and hosts of others. Mr. Har mar and Mr. Reesidc supplemented tho ladies of tho house by making all feel themselves royally at home. t Mrs. and. Miss Noyes gave ono of the most beautiful teas of tho season on Monday at Wll lard's. The three parlors were set round with palms, tho pillars wound with vines, and three of tho mantels were hidden beneath a lovely burden of red, yellow, and white tulips, while a fourth was banked with La Franco roses. The string band waB stationed behind a screen of palms at tho entrance of tho tea-room. At each end and in tho centre of tho long table were big bowls of pink roses set in maidenhair ferns. Effective fruit pieces were interspersed with flower pieces of rosebuds and calla lilies, and tho tablo was lighted by handsome candel abra capped with crimson shades. From this handsomely adorned board was served a flno collation of salads, ices, confections, coffee, and puueh. Mrs. Noyes wore a gown of rich gray silk aud black lace. Miss Noyes was ex quisitely attired in mauve crGpe, trimmed with Parma violets. She carried a bouquet of tho same lovely flowers. Tho other ladles of the receiving party wcro Miss Fannie Rice, in gray silk, with garniture of Parma violets; MissRice, heliotrope art gown; Miss Mills, of Texas, white, with whito chrysanthemums; MissKauff mann, whito crGpe; Miss Blount, bluo crGpo and whito lace: Mrs. Frank Noyes, light-blue silk, and Mrs. ilibbs, gray silk and white lace. Among tho many callers were Commissioner and Mrs. Douglass, Mr. Briuton, Mrs. Spinola, of New York; Mrs. Maj. J. W. Powell, Mrs. and Miss Lincoln, Mrs. Spofford, Mrs. Kauff mann, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Perry, Mrs. and Miss Cabell, Mrs. and Miss Scranton, Mrs. and Miss Walthall, Mrs. Wlckersham, Mrs. Owen, As usual, there were a large number of ladies receiving at tho Elsmcro on Tuesday in the public parlors. Mrs. Brlckner woro a black silk reception gown, trimmed with green silk brocade, embroidered In white; Miss Brlckner woro a blue faillo, with pearl embroidery; Mrs. Wilkinson was in black silk aud lace; Miss Moore, in yellow tulle; Miss Moflltt, in black net; Mrs. Burrows, In black silk, with white silk trimmings; Mrs. Stone, from Pennsylvania, in black silk; Miss Stono, in yellow crGpe lisse; Mrs. Townsend, of Colorado, in black laco; Miss TownBend, in poppy-red India silk; Mrs. Grosve nor, in French gray, with brocaded stiiped silk garniture; tho Misses Grosvenor, in gray and sage-greon cloth; Mrs. Culbertson, in black faille and laco; Miss Culbeitson, in black and gold; Miss Bradner, from Clovelaud, in pale green silk, with rose-pink trimmings; Mrs. I'erkins, in French gray faille; Miss Lathropo, of New York, guest of Mrs. Burrows, in brown china silk, with gold passamenterius. Thohouso was crowded with callers, it being understood that this was tho last reception of tho season but one, February 10. On Tuesday Mrs. Representative McCreary, Mrs. Gibson, and Mrs. William T. Ellis gavo their last formal reception of tho season in the public parlors of tho Shoreham, Mrs. Gibson wore a gown of corn-colored skirt and green velvet coat, with diamond ornaments. Airs. McCreary was in dark-garnef velvet, en train, and diamonds, and Mrs. Ellis, in black silk and lace. Soveral charming youug ladies wero as sisting. Mrs. Love, in yellow silk; Mrs. Noble, of Baltimoro, in buttercup-colored silk and rich whito laco garniture, with diamonds; Miss Faulkner, the dGbutauto, was in whito lace; Mi6s Miller, of Louisville, in bluo and white laco; Miss Wilcox, of California, in black laco; Miss Clarke, in a lovely pink crGpollne; Miss Blackburn, in whito; Mrs. Miles, In black lace, and Miss Peachy, in yellow crGpe. Mrs. William D. Burdotte, of 1220 Ver mont avenue, gavo her closing formal recep tion on Tuesday. Mrs. Burdotto received her guests in a black faillo, with side pauols of black brocade on a white ground. Miss Bur dotto woro pink crGpo, aud dispensed tho houors of tho refreshment room very graco fully. Tho tablo was an unusually pretty aud daintily arranged one. Miss Jones, in pink silk, with black silk trimmings, poured choco late. Mi6s Kollou and her guest, Miss Knowles, of England, also assisted later in the afternoon. There wero a great mauy callers, among them Mrs. Semken, Mrs. McFarland, Mr6, Ilelmick, and tho Misses Stetson. A gorman of sixty couples was given at the Arsenal on Mouday night by Mrs. Williams, wifo of Capt. Williams, of tho Army. It was by far the haudsomost gorman of the soason. Tho favors wero unique and beautiful. A superb supper was served, with champagne tut libitum. Miss Eva Ammeu is spending tho winter in New York with her aunts, Mrs. Atocha and Mrs. Davis. Night Robes The Model, 90S Seventh street northwest. Tho Unity Club waR ontortained by Professor and Mrs. Cabell On Wednesday night, and not withstanding tho rain the attendance was un usually large. An attractive programme of music and recitations was presented, but tho feature ot tho evening was tho paper prepared and read by Mi6S Jahet Richards on tho "Passion Play at Obcrammcrgau." Her de livery was clear and distinct, and she was listened to with attention and interest. Sho gavo a brief history of the play and the people participating in it, with graphic descriptions of tho scenes. Miss Richards has a keen, logical mind, and her descriptive powers aro unusually clear. After tho essay was finished a series of stercoptican views added much to the interest of tho subject. On the conclusion of the read ing Miss Richards received a vote of thanks from tho club aud numerous congratulations from her auditors. Tho musical programme consisted of a duet on piano and violin by Miss Annio Leavitt and Professor Zenedene, a solo by Ml63 Bertha Lincoln, a solo by Mr. Whipple, and a ballad by Mr. Klraberly, accompanied by Mrs. King ou tho piano. Then followed two humorous recitations by Mr. E. B. Hay, which wero received with shouts of laughter. Pro fessor and Mrs. Cabell received the guests of tho evening in the front drawing-room, as sisted by the president of club, Mr. J. B. Phllp, and by Mrs. Phllp. Mrs. Cabell wore a black faillo gown, and Mrs. Phllp u black velvet princess gown. Among the guests were Hon. J. O. Burrows and Mrs. Burrows, Mis. Guerdon Wilcox, Colonel aud Mrs. McCrca,Mrs. Linton, Mrs. Townsend, Mrs. Johnston, Mrs. Judge Hayden, Mrs. MorrillProfcssor Davis, Mr. E. B. Hay, Mr. aud Mrs. M. D. Lincoln, and many others. Mrs. Owen received formally in tho red saloon ot tho Ebbitt on Wednesday. Mrs. Owen understands tho art of putting her guests at case; honco her receptions aro al ways pleasant. She received in a pink striped satin en princess, one of her most becoming gown6, aud was assisted by Mrs. Power, in whito moirG and ostrich feather trimming; Mrs. Shlvely, in white, with gold trimmings; Mrs. Burke, in mauve satin, with white embroidered net overdress; the Misses Grosvi-nor, in pink crGpolinc; Miss Louise Grosvenor, in tan and cream silk and crGpolinc; Miss Cora Curry, in gray broadcloth and Burah silk; Miss Wyard, in poppy-red crGpe, with corn flowers; Miss Whit ford, in white tulle, silver trimmings; Miss Bynum, of New York, a very stylish young lady and a guest bf Mrs. Harmar Reesidc, in black, and Mi6s Guest, in white net. A baud in the hall enlivened the occasion with music. Among tho guests were tho following: Representative Dolllver, Representative Theo. E Burton, General Banks, Representative La Folletto Ar moro, Sato, of tho Japanese Legation; Senator and Mrs. Frye, Representative and Mrs. Kenna, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Rutter, Mrs. W. B. Moses, Mrs. Dixon, General and Mrs. S. P. Snider, Mr. Charles P. Buckalew, Mr. II. Clay Evans, Madame Zegarra, Mrs. J. de F. Jennings, Rev. George Fisk Dudley, Mrs. William Dudley, General and Mrs. Green B. Raum, Mrs. F. J. Moses, Mrs. Harmar, Mrs. narrnar Reeside, Rev. W. W. Curry, aud many others. Mrs. C. M. Pepper entertained a company of twelve young ladies very handsomely on Wed nesday to a luncheon in honor of her guest, Miss Minnie E. Backer, of Boston. Among those present wero the Misses Cannon, in black lace; the Misses Lacey, soft gray and heliotrope costumes, with dainty hats to match. Miss Bertha Lincoln woro a pretty bluo silk and velvet. Miss Hopkins, Mrs. Representative Russell's guest, came in a princess gown of soft fray broadcloth, with wide feather trimmings, li&s Eflie Lansden wore old-rose faille, with velvet. Miss Shepard looked pretty in a black enma sine dotted an over with scarlet roses. Tho Misses Howard appeared in white broad cloth and old laces. Miss Caroline G. Lingle was beGomingly attired in old-pink Japanese silk. The guest of tho house woro white and yellow silk, trimmed with point lace and dia mond ornaments. The hostess was in a demi trainc of black satin, with gold trimmings. The table was decorated with long scarfs of white silk, with drawn-work ends tied with wide bands of yellow ribbon. Resting in the centre was au oblong bud of double yellow tulips, with trailing vines of smilax. Much enjoyment was had during tho many courses, and It was past the regulation hour when the party left tho table. The Ogeago Club gave its fourth german at the Buckingham last Thursday evening. It was a delightful affair. The changing of part ners at the close of each flguro was greatly en joyed by all. Lieut. Mosher led with Miss Hills in a masterly manner, and all conceded tho german tho best the club has given. Those present were Miss Campbell, Misses V. and A. Davis, Miss Millward, Miss Morris, Miss Love joy, Miss Bowcock, Misses J. and C. Ruggles, Miss Kinny, Miss Hellen, Miss Walker, Miss Hills, Miss Riley, Mrs. Morton, Miss Hart, Miss Milburn, Miss Du Hamel and Mrs. Davis, who S resided at tho favor tablo; Messrs. Mosher, yrncs, E. C. Williams, Spalding, French, Winters, Mackall, Corse. Fuller, Chichester, Smith, MeConihe, E. J. Williams, Von Gleu mer, Campbell, McKlnny, King, Du Hamel, Towsen, and Strickland. Mrs. Senator Gorman and her trio of agree able daughters received tea callers on Thurs day. The rooms and table wero fully as pretty as ou tho occasion of tho tea. Mrs. Gorman re ceived in a French gray brocade gown. Sho was assisted by Mrs. Stephen Gambrill, lu a London smoko silk gown and diamonds. Miss Gorman wore white lace; Miss Hattlo Gorman, white silk and tulle; Miss Daisv Gorman, pale green and whito striped silk. Miss Nellie Gam brill woro a pink china crGpe and poured the coffee. Miss Minnie Gambrill was In black and gold embroidered net. Miss Jones, of Howard County, woro spotted tulle. Sho presided over tho dainty chocolato cups. Tho tablo had a pretty ceutro pieco of yellow tulips and smilax. Tho Tuesday recoptlons of Mrs. Gen. Veazey and her daughter, Mrs. Walton, are popular, especially in Grand Army circles. Mrs. Veazoy received her guests in a becoming gown of black faillo and lace. Sho was assisted by her daughter, Mrs. Walton, in a striped India silk; Miss Clara Barton, in a rich toilet of black vel vet and lace; Miss Smith, in a dotted mull, aud the Misses McPailand, In lavender and black. Amoug the callers wero Mrs. Coolidge, Mrs. Harmar, Mrs. Reeside, Mrs. Tanner, Miss Tan ner, and Miss Hannah, of Brooklyu, N. Y, As usual on Wednesdays, Mrs. Reed's re ception in her cozy private parlors at tho Shoreham attracted a largo number of callers outside of official circles. Mrs. Reed received her guests in a black silk, brocaded in colors. Sho was assisted by Mrs. Perkins, of Kansas, in black and gold; Mrs. Dalzell, black laco over yellow silk; Airs. Morrow, of California, whito silk point lace and diamonds; Mrs. Boutelle, of Maine, black lace; Mrs, Coggswoll, lavender crGpo and gold embroideries. Madame and Minister Mendenoa with Miss Mendenoa were among the early callers. Tho maniago of Dr. William Ilarbnn and Miss Antonio Marie Louise Thian was quietly cnln.n ..I mill Ml tl. noil n.. ln 1. .,. .. .1 punuiuiiw uit aukouuj iiiou ill uiu rc&muucu Ol tho bride's parents on N street, West Washing ton. The ceromouy was performed by tho Rov, Father Brady, of Holy Trinity Church, aud was witnessed by only tho families and a fow limited friends. The best wishes of a host of friends aro bestowed on tho couple in their new departure. Miss Mamio Ramsdell, ono of Boston's charming belles, is vlsitiug Mrs. Robert Boyd aud the Misses Boyd, of II street. Mrs. Elizabeth Wheeler, of New York, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Thomus G. Heusey, of M street. Hosiery Tho Alodel, northwest. 003 Seventh street One of tho most delightful progressive euchro parties of tho season was given last Monday evening by Mr. nnd Mrs. E. S. Clark and Miss E. B. "Wilson at tho residence ot Major and Mrs. Sweet", 437 M 6treet. Mrs. Clark, in a lovely toilet ot pink and apple-greou surah, and Miss Wilson, in pink china silk, received the guests, who on entering the parlor found seven tables bright with flowers, for on each was a houquet for the winning lady and dainty buds for tho gentlemen. At 8 o'clock tho signal announced the players wero ready, and from that hour until 10:80 a lively and Jolly party contested for tho prizes. After tho golden stars wero counted Maj. Sweet annonuced tho names of tho lucky ones, and In a happy speech presented Mrs. M. D. Lin coln (B. 13.) tho first prize and Miss Anna Van derpool tho second; to Mr. Hardin tho gentle man's first and to Mr. W. C. Mason tho booby prize, all of which were elegant and appro priate. Tho guests were ns follows: Col. J. A.ltosecrans and Miss Birdsall, daughter of Judgo Birdsall. of Brooklyn; Mr. A. M. Hobbs, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Gregorv, Mr. J. II. Wilson, Miss Bessie Van Patten, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Simpson, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Lincoln, Mr. and Mrs. II. M. Lincoln, Mr. and Mrs. Naylor, Mrs. K. L. Osborne, Miss Vandcrllp, of Larchmont Manor, N. Y.; Miss Mary Bass, Miss Anna Vanderpool, Miss Skelton, and Messrs. Fry, Le Merle. Seth Nicolls, W. C. Mason, and Hardin. The dining-room was attractive, for flowers and an elaborate supper was in waiting for the party. Undoubtedly the largest gathering ever as sembled at a public eutertaintnfnt In tho south eastern section of tho city was that of last even ing at Odd Follows' Hall, given under tho auspices of Capital City Court No. G4, E. L. of A. Tho door was opened promptly at 7 o'clock, and from that hour forward for two hours a 6treamof pleasure-seekers poured into tho hall, bespeaking tho delightful evening's enjoyment they anticipated. Promptly at the hour the chairman, Mr. Bowler, introduced Mr. Hawk, of Bultlmore, who made tho open ing address, assisted by Mr. Broumblo, al6o of Baltimore, who 6poke lengthy or tho advantages of the Equitable League. Tho pro gramme consisted of addresses, selections of vocal and instrumental music, and recitations. Mr. Hawkins captured tho audience and kept them in an uproar for a time. The talent ranks among the highest In the city. Tho programme being concluded, the chairman aud his very ef ficient corps served tho refreshments of ice cream and cake, which contributed much to the evening's enjoyment. A very charming dance was given Wednes day evening last by Mrs. A. B. Wolfe in honor of her ulece, Miss Laura Dorscy. Tho hostess was assisted in receiving by the guests of tho house, Miss Riggs, Miss Mobley, and Miss Evelyn Smith, of Baltimore. There was a handsome collation of salads, ices, confections, coffee, and a bowl of excellent punch. Among those present were Mrs. Washington Dorsey, Mrs. A. Ralph Johnson, and the Misses Riggs, Smith, Mobley, Phillips, Mary Slmms, Ella Simms, Goddard, Broke, Smallwood. Brelsford, Edwards, of Balti more; Bailey, and Clarke, and Messrs. Gear', Johnson, Fogg, Dickinson, Trundle, McDonald, Blackwood, Goddard, Zimmerman, Hood, Waters, Hendrickson, Phillips, Thomp son, Howard, and Warren, and Drs. Ober and Howard. Mrs. Phillips, of 1742 P street, gave a handsomer-appointed tea on Wednesday,, which was one of the most elegant affairs of the sea son. Mrs. Phillips wore an elegant gown of wine-colored velvet, with a train and garniture or canary orocade. fane was assisted by Mrs. Frank Stewart Osborn, of Chicago, in white brocade, trimmed with duchess lace and pearls; Miss Parker, in pink silk; Mrs. Orm6by, of Chi cago, In while lace, and Miss Seymour, of Ver mont, In steel-gray brocade. Thero were fully five hundred guests in attendance. Miss Wimer, of Winona, Washington Heights, gavo a delightful dancing party on Monday night. Mrs. Wimer assisted her daughter in re ceiving her guests. Mrs. Wimer wore a hand some toilet of old-rose silk, and Miss Wimer was in white silk, with garniture of gold braid. Among others present were Misses Stockbridge, Hutchinson, Woodward, Taylor, Stetson, Mid dleton, Van Antwerp, Plain, and Hine, and Messrs. Wedderburn, Clephane, Hill, McElhone, Barre, Middleton, Davis, Spalding, Prescott, and Townsend. Mrs. Edgar Allan and Miss Allan entertained a largo company at a very handsome tea on Friday afternoon at their residence, 1518 P street. A collation, containing a variety of substantial and dainties, with delicious punch, was served in tho dining-room. Up 6tairs tho rooms wero cleared for dancing, and a most delightful afternoon was enjoyed by those so fortunate as to be bidden to this tea. On Wednesday evening Miss Annetta Meado and Dr. William M. Hunt were joined lu wed lock by Rov. Father Sullivan. The ceremony took place in the parsonage of St. Peter's Church. The bride was stylishly attired in a traveling costume of dark cloth. On retui ning from their wedding journey Dr. and Mrs. Hunt will reside at 1020 Eighth street. On Wednesday evening, at 1100 Thirteenth 6treet northwest, Miss Grace A. King and Mr. Edward L. Steele wero united in marriage by Rev. Mr. Newman. The ceremony was a quiet but impressive one. It was witnessed only by tho relatives and immediate friends ot the high contracting parties. Tho friendB and admirers of Miss Alice C. Fletcher gavo a reception in honor of her recent appointment as a Fellow In Harvard University Thursday evening, February C, at 1400 G street, from -lto 8 o'clock. Tho Covenant Circle of tho Kings' Daughters gave an Oriental tea on Friday aud Saturday night's. This circle belongs to the Church of tho Covenant, aud tho beautiful aud successful tea was given In tho chapel. On Thursday evening Mr. andMrs. I. N. Rich ardson celebrated the twelfth auntversary of their wedding by a party, to which a number of their friends were bidden. Miss Smith, daughter of Representative Smith, of West Virginia, who 16 with her father at 013 Thirteenth street, will remain through tho season. Commodore and Mrs. Badger gavo a hand some card party on Thursday evening. A de lightful champagne supper was served at inid- nignt. Luncheons were given on Thursday by tho Misses Prall, at the Arno; Mrs. A, A. Wilson, Mrs. Pellow, and Mrs. Coleman. Among others giving elaboiato dinners last week woro Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Parker and Mr. and Mrs. C, A. Williams. Miss Carrio Kaufmau, of Baltimore, is tho guest of her aunt, Mrj. William Wolf, 024 Fourth street. MIssLowery, of Erie, Pa., is tho guest of tho Misses Mendonca, and will receive with them on Friday. Mrs. Julia Osborn, of Philadelphia, Is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stewart Osborn at tho Shoreham. Miss Anna Hazeltou, of Milwaukee, is visit ing at tho home of Mr. George C, Hazleton, 11 B street. Miss Payne, niece of Senator Payno, will spend tho remainder of the season iu tins city. On Thursday Mrs. Reginald Feudall enter tained a party of ladies at a handsome luncheon. Miss Sadie Anderson and Mi6s Maudo Small, of Baltimore, aro visiting Mi68 Florence Bryau. Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Rhodes, of Providence, R. I., are at the Hotel Laugham. Th Staiunenta . 0.57 AND 030 F STREET N.W. Soasonablo and ugh fill poods ftt one-half tho usual prices aro hard to find, but that's exactly what wo havo bore. Such crowds as wo have had for tho last threo weoks show that tho ladies ap preciate Rood articles whon offered at such won derfully low figures. We do not clatal tho credit of this. It is not our choico to sacrifice poods in such a manner; it is compulsion. Wo had an im mense Etock, and wo had to convert it Into money. Yet three weeks' big sales don't seem to reduco it perceptibly. This fourth week is irolnjr nhead of tho rest. Price is the moving' power, and you will seo things that will amazo you. We can only men tion a lew samples, ns It were, of tho several hun dred bargain lots in all tho departments. Lace Scarfs and Fichus, In all grades, you can buy tor just half of what they aro marked. All tho latest things in Nock Ruchings Are offered at 25 per cent, off marked prices. Pans, Flno and medium grades at 23 per cent. off. Pocketbooks, Silk Ties, Etc. Prices almost cut iu half. Our 89o. Pine Surah Silk Wo sell at 57c. You pay SI elsewhere. Our $1.25 Silk Velvets at 57c. They aro soiling oveiywhero atS1.25 now. Hats and Millinery Generally go at ridiculous prices. 69c. Pelt Hats at 18c. SI. 29 French Felt Hats at 43c Also, Ribbons, Birds, and Flowers For decorative purpose about ono-half of the lowest prices ever quoted. Wo need not say a word .about Muslin Underwear and Infants' Wear. Tho salo has taken the towu, and just a fow days more of this will do what wo want with this immense stock that is, close It out. Handkerchiefs, Hosiery, GKLoves All are "on tho go." and in just such proportions aB above. Oorsets We do still better on. Every ono of tho popular grades and numbeis.ero at 20 PER CENT. OFF MARKED PRICES. 20 PER CENT. OFF MARKED PRICES. All tho 6izes are hero now. At this rate they won't be in tho course of a fow days. C. P., R. and G.. THOMPSON'S. P. N FRENCH "WOVEN, AND OTHERS. If thero is anything In tho Cloak Stock To fit or suit you, you can bo assured tho prices are right. Less than one-half is how CLOAKS aro now being sold at 037 AND 039 E STREET N. W. HERS. 3ELHA KUPPEST 608 Ninth Street Northwest, ' Opposite Patent Office. Tho attention of the Ladies is respectfully invited to My Largo Assortment of ART EMBROIDERIES AND FANCY NEEDLE WORK, and ALL MATERIALS for tho SAME. WASH SILKS, KNITTING and CROCHET SILKS. PLUSH and ' SILK ORNAMENTS, LINEN and SILK FRINGES. Choico Selection in Fancy Linen Goods, as VABI.E COVERS mill SCARES, BUREAU ami SIDEBOARD COVERS, TIDIES, Sl'I.ASIIKItS, TRAY COVERS, DOYLIES, .Stamped ami IMuIii. Full Stock of ZEPHYRS. COLUMBIA GERMANTOWN WOOL. SAXONY WOOL, SPANISH and other WORSTED KNITTING YARNS. HA ND-KNIT WORST 131) GOODS, as HOODS. SACQUISS, LEGG1NS, MITTENS, ami SHIRTS. Elegant Lino of Ladies and Children's HOSIERY, UN DISK WEAR, GXOVES, CORSETS, HANDKERCHIEFS, I.ACES, NEOK KUEFllNG, anil CHIL DREN'S X.ONO and SHORT MERINO CLOAKS at Very Low trlch. no23.ShnO THE MAGNIFICENT SHOE PAEL0BS OE MESSRS. LOCATED AT U29 F STREET N. W Afford tho Ladies an opportunity or procuring just what thoy desiio in tho way of SHOES AM) SL1PPEBS, Aud iiisurintr tho best possible mnterlnls and workinaiibhip. Heretofore It hub b;on a very dlllloult tusk to uiiiteh tho exact color of a partv dress, ami entailed the loss ol consideialilo tlmu andnatlenoo to et just what was wanted. AU this becomes a pleasure now.tis Messrs. Wilsoute Carr's facilities as inanulaeturcrs onabloyou to havo niado to your bpeolal oider a slipper to match any color you may desire, and at very Bhort notice. Their stook umliraees a lino of tancy slippers which for variety Is nut ecnialodiu thisolty;su if jou lifivo lieen unsuccessful in your endeavors to pleaso yourself in footwear you may be biire that you need not look further. Thomanufaeturintr department ot this enterpris ing firm is located in Raittmoio, whoro tlioyhuvo earned on a successful business as bltoo dealerd at Noa. 1 and 0 West Ualttmoio strw-c lur a num ber ot a ears. Although istnbiibhi'd in Washing ton but a snort tune, then business iinb yrowuto suoh dlinensonsaHartbeldoiuH'atiieu c.coptby years ol jK raibtent endeavur, aud already takes front rank iimonir tho city's leadlnir shoe housos. VJE a Monumental. i Wslsori & Carrs. FmanoM SANDERS & STAY MAN, SOLE AGEN'IS, IWi Ebtrtct nuithweet. 43 i