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THESUNDAY HERALD.SUNDAY, FEBRUARYS, 1S91.
13 SOOIETY OHAT. Tho tea givou by Mr. and Mrs. Matthew G. Emery on Tuesday , from 4 to 8, was a large nud brilliant one. Mrs. Emery was assisted by her daughters, Mrs. M. V. Cox and Miss Emery. Mrs. Eraerv wore black silk; Mrs. Cox, light bluo brocade, with cream ostrich feather garni ture, and Miss Emery, clcl-bluo silk aud whito lace. Other ladies assisting the hostess were Mrs. Dr. Corey, In white crGpe; Mrs. Kceside, in while and pink crGpe; Miss Duncanson, in plnkcrOpon; Miss Wnlthatn, in violet crGpe, with pansy garniture; Miss Burrows, in white crGpe; Mrs. Helen Emery, in black silk; Miss Uemorest, of Now Jersey, in yellow gauze; Mrs. Jamo Pugh, Jr., in bluo brocade, and Miss Burr, In blue silk and white lace. The spacious drawing-rooms AVero decorated with beautiful ilowcrs. The table in tho dining-room was adorned with a largo mound of pink tulips, and from tho chandelier in tho hall was sus pended a huge ball of roses. A collation of substantial and dainties waB spread on tho dining-room table. Among others present were Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Noriueut, Dr. and Mrs. Sowers, Dr. aud Mrs. Ford Thompson, Senator and Mrs. Blair, Mrs. Jules Guthridge, Miss M. L. Bacon, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Bell, Miss Dyer, Miss Bingham, Mr. Samuel Delmcgo Trimble, Mrs. F. W. True. Mrs. Dr. Prentiss, Miss Koons, Mrs. J. H. Ketcham, Gen. Cyrus Bussey, Mrs. Capt. Montgomery. Mrs. W. B. Moses, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin II. Stincmctz, Jr.; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Graves, Mr. aud Mrs. Lewis Clnplmne, Miss Clephane, Mr. and Mrs. Addison Smith, Mrs. Horace Burrough, of Bal timore; Mrs. A. L. Barber, Mrs. George C. Hazelton. Professor O. T. Mason and Miss Mason, Mrs. B. P. Snyder, Miss Snyder, Mr. aud Mrs. A. T. Brltton, MissBrltton, tho Misses Grosvenor, Miss Coit, Mr. II. C. Swain, Mrs. "W. D.Colt,Mrs. H. N. Wadsworth,Mrs. and Miss Naylor, Dr. Corey, Miss Ellis, Miss McDonald, Miss Johnson, Mrs. L. G. Hine, Dr. and Mrs. Wadsworth, Mrs. Young, Mr. John W. Bell, Rev. Joseph aud Mrs. Kelloy, Mr. A. C. Moses, tho Misses Prall, Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Harper, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Burdette, Miss Burdette, Captain and Mrs. R. W. Tyler, Mrs. A. M. Lootnis and Miss Loomis, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Joyce, Miss Hough, of Baltimore; Mr. and Mrs. Scmken, MIes Cochran, Mrs. T. II. Beau, Mr. Whitehead, Mrs. Bretney, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Walton, Mr. aud Mrs. Tasker, Mrs. J. W. Powell, Miss Powell, Mrs. Tulloch, Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Tullock, Mrs. Robert Cohen, Miss Cohen, Dr. Acker, Miss Acker, Mrs. L. A. Duncanson, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse B. Wilson, Miss Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Willard, Mrs. John E. Boyd, Mr. H. K. Willard, Mr. and Mrs. E. Kutlz Johnson, Mr. aud Mrs. Staples, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Duvall. Mrs. Clarence Nor ment, Mrs. Buchanan, Mrs. Solger, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Mat tingly, Miss Mattiugly, Mrs. James M. Tyner, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Coltou, Miss Clark, Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Wilkinson, Mr. aud Mrs. T. L. Holbrook, Mr. and Mrs. M. "W. Beveridge, the Misses Beveridge, Mrs. Samuel Emery, Mr. NorrJs Cochran, Miss Cochran, of Chicago; Mr. James Emery, Mrs. William Shuster, Mr. Smilie, Mr. Robert C. Fox, Mrs. J. M. Bittinger, Mrs. Seaton Perry, Miss Pollock, Mrs. M. J. Burr, Mr. and Mrs. Semken, Mrs. G. A. Cham berlain, Miss Schneider, Mrs. Henderson, Dr. Toner, Mr. Fitch, Mr. Fox, Hon. John B. Clarke and Mrs. Clarke, of Manchester, N. H.; Mi6S Bean, Mr. H. P. Blair, Mrs. Harvey Spauldintr, Miss Anne "Wilson, Mrs. John Twee dale, Mrs. E. P. Mcrtz, Mrs. Arthur Burt, Miss Burchell,Mr. Chapiu Brown, Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Warner, Mrs. Presbrey, Mr. H. W. Spofford, Frank P. Browning, Capt. and Mrs. i,acey, Mr. and Mrs. II. B. Moulton, Mrs. and Miss Hine, Mrs. II. C. Stewart, Mr. H. C. Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Smith, Mrs. Macomb. Mrs. W. D. Wyville, Mrs. Robertson, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Harvey, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. nodgkin, Mr. unu airs, w. l. lung, air. anu Mrs. v. ii. Bryan, Mrs. Edward Clark, Miss Freeman, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Duvall, Miss Duvall, Mr. nnd Mrs. A. IV. Clark, Mr. aud Mrs. John Joy Ed son, Mr. Theodore W. Noyes, Miss Mini Noyes, Mr. aud Mrs. D. A. Chambers, Mrs. Charles Ewiue:, Mr. W. C. Ewiug, Dr. Theodore Gill, Mrs. B. G. Poole, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Fowler, the Misses Fowler, Lieutenant and Mrs. Herwig, Miss Wheat, Miss Lenman, Mr. aud Mrs. Theo dore Tallmadge, Mr. and Mrs. Shircliff, Mr. W. R. Kennedy, Commander and Mrs. Ross, Mr. and Mrs. Frank T. Browning, Mrs. T. C. Bourne, Mrs. G. S. Palmer, Mrs. C. V. Young, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Lynch, Mr. Ford Thomp son, Dr. and Mis. Lamb, Mrs. John W. Boteler, Mrs. W. M. Shuster, Jr., and Miss Clara Ken nedy. Mrs. W. B. Moses aud her sons, Mr. H. C. Moses and Mr. A. C. Moses, gave an elecrant at home, with dancing, to some six hundred guests, at tho Hotel Normandie, on Wednes day night. Mrs. Moses stood by the second drawing-room door to receive her friends. Sho wore a whito and gold brocade gown, with 6age-greon ostrich feathers on tho low-cut bodice; ornaments, a diamond necklace. Mrs. Gosling, her daughter, from Now York, stood beside her in a gown of pearl-gray crGpe. Sho wore a fillet of diamonds in her hair and carried a Puritan rose bouquet. There were several guests from New York. Mrs. Johnson, whito crGpolino; Mrs. McKnight, of New York, whito and pearl silk, with feather trimmings; Mrs. Hinckling, of Now York, whito silk and crGpo line; Miss Kittle L. Jameson, of Brooklyn, vio let crGpe, with long grasses and violets ou tho low corsage; Mrs. Spinola, of Now York, bjuo faille, with pink trimmings, diamond necklnce; Miss Entwislo, whito silk and net; Miss Nettie Entwisle, tan lace, with pink roses; tho Misses Chester, whito laco and faille, with brocade in silver; Mr. Eakles and Mr. Cramer, Mrs. Heaven, black lace; Mi6s Heaven, pink satin and tulle; Mr, J. D. Lincolu, Mrs. J. D. Lincoln, cream silk, with black lace; Miss Alice Heaven, black luce; Miss Burr, pink silk; Miss Clovoluud, whito faille; Mi6s Meech, of Chlcaco, visltlug Mrs. Christopher, was in whito tullo over silk; Mrs. E. H. Mosher, whito faille; Mrs. Barnes, whito faille, violets and long grasses on tho corsage; Mrs. E. M. Marble, maroon silk, with whito embroideries; thoMisses Russell, whito brocade, gold trimmings; Mis3 Miller, black lace; Miss Hougan; whito silk; Miss Courny, poppy-red silk; Miss Graaf, Nile green crGpe, with black velvet; Miss Heiston, pick china silk; Clara Barton, olive velvet, with crimson petticoat, amethyst pausies for orna ments; Dr. Huubell, Dr, Corey aud Mrs. Corey, whito faille; CoJ. Slater, Mrs. Gen. McMillan, black lace; tho Misses McMillan, one in pink and tho other in lavender crGpolino gowns; Mrs. Kimball, black velvet; Miss Hill, pink crGpe; Mr. and Mrs. Owen, tho latter in buttercup faille and brocade; Mi6s Walthall, black Bilk and jet; Mrs. Houghtou, pompadour silk, over a maroou velvet petticoat; Col. Houghton, Miss Houghton, bluo surah; Dr. Hinckley, Mrs. Heagau, Dr. and Mrs. Ten Eyck, Capt. Truell and Mrs. Tiuell, Mr. aud Mrs. DIeudonne, Mrs. and Miss Sinsabaugh, Miss Hoppertou, Mr. and Mrs. M, D. Liucojn, Mr. and Mrs. Bowen, Miss Ransom, Miss Powell, Miss Lacy, ex-Mayor Emory and MI6S Emory, Lieut. Evans and Miss Evan6, Mrs. Bell Bacon Bond, of Boston; Mr, Bond, and many others. The crush was so great in tho dining saloon that it was impossible to danco until after tho 11 o'clock supper, which was very elaborate. A stringed baud was screened behind palms in tho west bay window. Tho Messrs. Moses were Indefatigable in their elToits to servo and entertain their guests. Mrs. Luther Hare, wife of Lieut. nare,Seventh Cavalry, and MrB. Eugene Griflln, of Boston, are visiting their mother, Mrs. Col. Hancock, 2-101 Pennsylvania avenue. Tho celebrated To-Kai-on wines and bran dies are for salo at (ill Fourteenth Btreetonly. . Jso branch ofllcos or agencies A lady visitor to this city was recently heard to ictnark that one of tho pleasantest features of Washington society was tho opportunity it gave strangers to view tho beautlrul homes and apartments of ladies whoso husbands aro in public life. This conversation took placo in tho elegant suite of rooms occupied by tho lion. Francis B. Spinola nnd Mrs. Spinola at tho Arlington, Tho apartments of General and Mrs. Spinola aro in tho annex cornering on Vermont avenue nnd I street, so thnt the many windows open upon an airy and charming prospect. Tho saloon is lofty and spacious. At one end is an open ilro-placc, where a ruddy blazo diffuses warmth and brightness over tho scene such as only an open fire can impart. On the wallB aro many choice pictures by well known artists and most excellent copies of celebrated pictures, for General and Mrs. Spinola have been great travelers and have picked up many a choice souvenir of their journcyings, not only of pictures, but of some things oveu more precious in a lady's estimation. She has a veritable pompadour jewel box, with a Wat teau painting on the cover, nnd somo old silver handed dowu for almost eight generations and over two hundi ed years old. There is a case of dainty Dresden coffee and tea-cups, somo deco rated Sevres plates, an immonso ivy leaf from tho Princess Tower cf London, mounted, as a souvenir; a shrino in a gold-mounted cu6c, given to her by Mrs. Senator Stanford; a Limoges tea set, in exquisite tint of iudlgo blue, with decorations in gold; a largo mosaic medallion of tho Roman Forum, handsomely framed; beautiful Venetian glass mugs, in eprlng-tlut green and gilt, and n very fine iaiencojur. Theso relics aro only a fow of tho many pretty things brought from their Now York house to make tho apartments seem llko home. Among tho copies of celebrated pictures are "Tho Sistino Madonna," after Raphael; an "Aurora," aud "Tho Dawn," tho colorlug of which is remarkably line. There is a Hfe-sizo group of Pointer Dogs by John Gilford, of London; two marine views by K. Von Hoorn, and tho "Gooso Farm," by P. Keller, an ex quisite fruit piece, aud a lovely flower piece by the celebrated stlll-llfo painter of London, George Clero. All these pretty things havo added much to tho pleasures of tho lady visit ors. Mrs. Spinola had intended giving a tea, but tho season being so short, she has, without using special invitations, given a series of beautifully-appointed receptions. Tho one on Tuesday was tho last for this season. Ono room was utilized as a music-room, a strimred baud being stationed behind a screen of palms. Tho decorations of tho drawing-room consisted of largo bowls of La Franco and Jack roses, the chandelier nnd plcturo-frames being trimmed with smilax. Mrs. Spinola received her guests in a Paris gown of gray, brocaded in rose colored flowers, with fine hand embroidery in tho front panel. It was made with pompadour collar and en tralne, ono of tho handsomest of Redfern's reception gowns. Sho was assisted by Mrs. Wiley, tho hrldo of Congressman John M. Wiley, of New York, in a gown of corn color, veiled in embroidored black net. Miss Wiley's sister, Miss Cooper, a brunette, woro a crimson brocade, with black velvet sleeves and black ostrich feather trimmings. Miss Reagan, cream-white faille; Miss Cavanaugh, piuk satin; Miss Faulkner, white crGpe, and Miss Taylor, of San Francisco, poppy-red crGpolino, with elaborate trimmings of black velvet ribbon. After tho reception an elegant dinner was served tho receiving party and several invited guests. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilson, Mrs. Dixon, Mr. andMrs. Joseph Carey, Mr. and Mrs. Hazelton, Hon. Mr. and Mrs. Owen, Senator and Mrs. Kenna, Mrs. Senator Frye, Miss Queen, Mrs. and Miss SoulG, Mrs. Frederick D. Power, Mr. Spauld ing, Mr. and Mrs. Arms, Lieutenant and Mr6. Sutherland, Mr. and Mrs. Powell, Mrs. Cava naugh, Mrs. J. D. Chapman, Miss Chapman, MIglrditch Effendl Notighiau, Senator and Mrs. Chandler, Mrs. Wood, Mrs. J. H. Walker, Sena tor and Miss Stockbridge, Mrs. Van Herman, Mrs. Edgar Allen and Miss Allen, and others, up to the number of several hundred representa tive society people. Tho pink coat ball on Monday night was tho first of its kind ever given in Washington. Tho function was under tho management of Mr. Robert Neville, masterof the Dumblano hounds; Hon. Alan Johnstone, of the British Legation; Mr. Henry May, Mr. John Sandford, and Mr. John Ridgely Carter. Tho long suite of reception-rooms at Wormley's were charmingly deco rated with flowers and bunting, displaying tho club colors. Mrs. D. P. Morgan, Mrs. Leiter, and Mrs. May received tho guests, assisted by tho lady patronesses, Mrs. E. Francis RIggs, Mrs. J. R. Carter, Mrs. B. H. Warder, Mrs. Nelson Brown, Mrs. Emmons, and Mrs. J. A. Buchanan. Tho ball was opened with tho hunt quadrille, all the men dancing in it wear ing tho regulation pink coats. After supper a cotillon of slxty-flvo couples was danced. Mr. Alan Johnstone led with Miss Lodge, daughter of Hon. Henry Cabot Lodge. Mrs. R. G. Rutherford and Miss Rutherford were at homo to callers on Wednesday for tho last time before Lent. Mrs. Rutherford woro a gown of black faille, with side panels of canary brocade, aud MIbs Rutherford bluo brocade and point d'c6prit. -Miss Young, guest of tho house, woro a black china silk and presided over tho punch bowl. Miss Rutherford served refresh ments. Mrs. Rutherford favored her guests with several harp recitals. Among tho callers were Mrs. Gen. Coutts, Dr. Brewer, Mrs. Oiley, Dr. and Mrs. Smart, Mrs. Samuel Davis, Mrs. Gurdon Wilcox, Mrs. Gen. Keltou, Mrs. Knowles, Mrs. Christy, Mrs. Judgo Schofleld, Miss Schofleld, Mrs. Kenna, Colonel and Mrs. Rutherford, Senator and Mrs. Hawley, Mrs. Carlise, Mrs. John W. Wilson, and tho leading society people in official and Army life. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Halliday gave a dinner Monday night in honor of their guest, the Lord Bishop of Ontario, and Mrs. Lewis, (formerly Ada Leigh.) Tho guests were tho British Min ister and Lady Pauncofote, tho Mexican Min ister and Mrs. Romero, tho Chilian Minister and Madame Lazeano, tho Peruvian Minister and Madamo Zegarra, Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Douglass, and Rev. Dr. Elliott. A delightful progressive parches! party was given on Monday evening by Mr. and Mrs, James Vermllya, 908 II street northeast. Tho occasion was tho anniversary celebration of tho birthday of Miss Cora Crown, sister of Mrs. Vermllya. A largo uumbergofjyoung people participated in tho party and enjoyed a delight ful evening. Mrs. Faulkner and Miss Faulkner hold their closing reception on Monday afternoon. They were assisted by tho following young ladies: Mi6s Love, Miss Judson, Miss Cracroft, Mi68 Cochran, Miss Aldrich, Miss Du Hamel, Miss Riley, Miss Aldrich, and Miss Peachy. Senator Wilson, of Iowa, and family and Re presentative E. N. Morrill, of Kansas, and family aro now established at the Lincoln, corner of Tonth and H streets. Mrs. and Miss Wilson and Mrs. Morrill were at homo on Thursday and received a large number of callers. Mrs. Cilley, of 1328 I street, Iuib recovered her eyesight, ami gave her first reception on Tuesday. Sho woro a whito silk and lace gown. Mrs. Capt. Hancock assisted her, in a black silk, brocaded in gay colors over an old-roso volvet potticoat. Miss Susauno Bate, daughter of Sonator Bate, of Tennessee, was married on Wednesday to Mr. O. W. Childs, of California. Tho ceremony took place near Fort Worth, Texas, at the homo of Senator Bate's eldest daughter. Monday evening Mr. and Mrs. Frank Andrews, of Boston, gave a dinner at tho Ar lington to Miss Ethel Januey, whoso marriage to Mr. Paul Andrews took place Tuesday evening. Suits marked down to 5S9.90. Eieeman Bros., 7th and IS. Tho Garfield Bazar held on Thursday and Friday of last week was ouo of tho popular events that attend on charity. The attractive articles for salo in tho artistically arranged booths reflected great credit upon tho taste and skill of tho mnnagemeut. Each booth was a picture and dosorvc4 a passing notice. On the right the first was a doll table, one of the pret tiest booths in tho room. It was decorated in pink and whito draperies and asparagus vine. Ono doll, named Mary McKee, and designed as u gift for that sweet little maiden of the White House, was a beauty with long flaxen curls. Sho was dressed in bluo silk mull, with white lace overdress, and woro a big snequo and a shepherdess hat. Her photograph looked nB though the doll was a live little girl. She proved to bo immensely popular, judging tho votes cast. A dainty specimen of beauty was dressed in whito china silk and laco. Other doll-babies posed as snllors or swung in hammocks, while others still, too numerous to mention, chal lenged the admiration of all tho youthful maidens nt tho fair. Mrs. Stuator Stockbridge was chairman of this booth. Sho was ably assisted by Mrs. W. W. Burdett, Mrs. Staples, Mrs. Judgo Bentley, Mrs. Keim, Miss Burdett, Miss Myra Noj'es, the Misses Rico, tho Misses Rlchey,"Ml8B Blount, and Mrs. Wynu. Tho art table was decorated with soft yellow draperies, aud a frieze picture by Mrs. S. B. Jennings across tho front was much admired. On this fine table wcro displayed water-colors, bric-a-brac, and decorated china tea sets. Mrs. Bur rows was chairman. Sho was assisted by Mrs. 8. B. Jennings, Mrs. Frank S. Osborn. Mrs. Jerome Barnctt, Misses Owon, Brown, Eckcr son, Chinn, and McConcy. Tho tea table was made in tho form of a three-loaf clover, and tho round tables were wreathed in Binilax, with an immense centro piece of red and yellow tulips bedded in maidenhair fern. Mrs. Judgo Har lan was chairman. Mrs. Gen. Lander browed a fragrant cup of specially imported tea in a tiny pot, while Mrs. Senator Dolph presided at tho Samovar. Mrs. Spinola, Mrs. Pomeroy, Mrs. Lamboll, Mrs. Charles Farwell, and Mr. Owens, with Mrs. Dotrich in chamo of the cash-box, the Misses Hare, nancock, Keim, and Demming, and Miss Coolidge, of Boston. At tho Turkish booth Mrs. George K. Stotson nnd Mrs. Dr. Heger were iu charge. This was a very unique affair, occupying the whole stage, which was covered with Turkish rugsloancd by tho Messrs. D. K. Varzhabedlan and A. H.Bashian, of Armeuia. They also wcro present In person and helped to servo tho black coffee in dainty cups, and there were dates in Tuskish baskets, etc. Behind a screen in ono corner a Fair Maid of Athens, in wax, posed for the admiration of tho crowd, while a sure-enough Greek maiden told fortunes in an opposite corner. Miss Thompson, Miss Suther land, Miss Parker, Miss Stettson, Miss Tisdell, Miss Howell, Miss McMillan, and Miss George were all in costume and looked charmingly be hind their veils of white tulle. Mrs. R. G. Ruther ford always flies the American colors, and the candy table under her charge was caily deco rated with buntlntr. Every toothsome dainty was most temptingly set forth. Mrs. Theo. H. Talmadge and Mrs. Commodore F. Badger as sisted, also Misses Rutherford, Gibson, and Talmadge. Tho wonderfully pretty and effec tive work developed from tissue paper was dis played In the gay little booth presided over by Mrs. E. G. Scott, most of which was done by her deft hands. Charming umbrella shades covered with pond lilies and roses, and gay lamp lighters in sweet-pea blossoms made a pretty display. Miss Carver and MIbs Chappell were assistants. Tho fancy table, in charge of Mrs. J. Ford Thompson, was burdened with an array of pretty things, from luxurious sofa cushions of all stylo and patterns to gauzo scarfs painted in colors, with a few hundred pretty art designs In embroidery beside. Mrs. G. S. Chappell, Mrs. Scott, Mrs. H. A. Willard, Mrs. Stinemetz, Mrs. Dr. Flint, Mrs. Kellogg, Mrs. Crowell, Mrs. J. B. Tapper, Mrs. Peppers, Miss Marvin, and others assisted. Several beautiful boxes of paper flowers were donated to this department by Mrs. Flemming, sent from Shelbyvllle, Ind. They were exceedingly beautiful and were greatly admired. The flower booth, the last in line to tho left, was one of the most attractive of all. People never tiro of flowers, especially tho early spring favorites hyacinths, lilies of tho valley, tulips, aud roses of which there was un abundance, a number of tiny baskotsful being donated from tho White House. Mrs. Thomas Wilson had charge. She was assisted by Mrs. Clark, Mrs. F. Ffoulke, Mrs. Armes, and others. The entertainment closed on Saturday night with a grand concert by somo of the best local talent, assisted by Baltimore artists. Mrs. John A. Logan, president of tho Ladles' Aid and Sewing Society, gave time and attention to bringing this bazar to a successful issue. A very enjoyable party was given by Mr. and Mrs. John Donnelly at their residence, No. 119 East Prince street, Alexandria, Va., on Wednes day night last, it being tho fifteenth anniversary of tho birth of their youngest daughter, Anna. Tho parlors were beautifully decorated with palms and flowers for tho occasion. Recita tions and games were indulged in, after which the young guests repaired to tho spacious dining-rooms, where a sumptuous collation was served and enjoyed by tho company, who re turned to tho parlors, where dancing was the feature of tho balance of tho evening. At a lato hour tho guests departed, wishing their young hostess many returns of tho day. Those who were fortunate enough to he present were Misses Amanda Foltz, Daisy Mooro, Grace Pad- fett, Mamie Lyles, Tina Schuler, Dora Lannon, IamIo Quinn, Katie Ahem, Rose Baader, Laura Cheshire, Mamio Lovejoy, Annie Brill, Mary Kelly, Mary Harlow, and EfHo Lyles, and Masters Thomas Fegan, Eddio Smith, Ed. Shinn, Sydney Mankln, John Stone, John Law lor, Martin Quinn, Sheldon Foltz, Willie Moore, Leo Donnelly, Arthur Donnelly, Willie Whit comb, Ed. Schuler, Frauk Latham, Richard Latham, and Harry Nash. Among tho many callers at Miss Cleveland's reception ou Tuesday were Madamo Lazeano, Miss Caustan, Mrs. John Thornton Wood, Mrs, Jules Guthridge, Mrs. Congressmen Hop kins, Bynura, Briekner, Snider,' Payson, tGlf ford, Van Schaick, aud llaugen, Mrs. Hart mau, Mrs. Tullock, Mr. Frauklin Langstaff, Mrs. S. C. Davis, Mr. R. M. Towson, Mrs. James L. Wayle, Miss E. J. Walker, Mies Keech, Miss Leily Elizabeth Keech, Mrs. W. H. Plunkett, and Miss J. F. Stauton. Mrs, J, E. Detrich is tho oldest and one of tho most valued members of tho Garfield Sew ing Circle. Although over soventy years of age, sho has not missed a single meeting this season, and has produced somo of tho finest specimens of art embroidery sold at the bazar. Sho is also skillful in other lines. Her exquisite pond lilies iu tho "tissue paper booth" at tho Garfield Bazar last week were greatly admired. Mrs. Gen. Reynolds, 1C01 S street, Vecelved a number of callers on Wednesday. Miss Morse, niece of Mrs. Reynolds, spent tho afternoon with her aunt, and assisted in entertaiuiug tho callers. Mrs. Reynolds is always at homo on Wednesdays. Mr. Alex Greger, of tho Russian Logation, has returned from his brief visit to St. Peters burg. Miss Flora Opponheimer, of Baltimore, Is tho guest of her si6ter, Mrs. Hano, 425 I street, Mrs. Meade and Mrs. Raborg havo returned to the city and aro at 907 Twenty-third street. Mrs. Governor Fletcher has returned from St. Louis and is at 1827 N street. Mr. and Mrs. Frothingham aro at tho Living ston, 1009 Thirteenth street. Miss Ida Newberger, of Hampton, Va., is visiting Mrs. B, Salomon. The famous To-Kalon Putch is to be found only at 614 Fourteenth street. On Monday evening last tho homo of Col. Robert Boyd presented a beautiful sight, tho occasion being it reception glvn by Mrs. Boyd nnd daughters in honor of their guest, Miss Ramsdcll. Tho mantels, mirrors, and hang ings in the drawing-rooms were draped and festooned with smilax, and asparagus vibes and potted plants nnd palms were placed around tho room, adding to the whole a happy effect. Mrs, Boyd received in a handsome drees of black and cold nnd carried a largo bunch of Ameri can Beauty roses. Sho was assisted iu receiving by her dnughter, Miss Mamie, who wore a soft white mull Empire gowu, which tutted her tall, graceful ilguro perfectly. She carried a large bunch of La France roses. Miss Ramsdell woro pink grenadine and silk draped with roses. Miss Helen Boyd was becomingly attired in a Pris cilla dress of pink silk mull and carried a bunch of Puritau roses. Miss Harvey served punch, Miss Crockett dispensed coffeo nnd chocolate, and Mrs. McKnight, Mrs. Evans, Mrs. Wil liam G. Boyd, and Mrs. Tavlor made tho dining-room an unusually attractive placo. The supper was a very elaborate affair, prepared by Antony La Reno, ccfrom the Hotel Carrolton, Baltimore. Miss Alice Boyd was the dGbutauto of tho evening, nnd was introduced by her father, Col. Boyd. Sho woro a Victoria dress of bluo India silk aud carried one largo white rose. After tho reception the young pcoplo en joyed dancing for a few hours. Mrs. William Bitncr, mother of Mrs. Boyd, was present dur ing tho entire evening and conversed pleasantly with nearly all the guests. Mrs. W. D. Owen held her Inst formal recep tion In tho red parlor of tho Rlgcs House on Wednesday afternoon. Like all her receptions this season, it was exceedingly pleasant and free from conventional stiffness. Mrs. Owen being a charming hostess. Mrs. Owen woro a corn-colored silk, with train of flowered bro cade. Sho was assisted by her son, Mr. Charles F. Luce, who is taking his first plunge into the pleasures of Washington society. Mrs. Connel assisted, in a white crGpolino gown; Mrs. Dr. Power, white silk; Miss Wyard, black crGpo llne, with garniture of red roses; Miss Raum, a Princess gown of pink sink, and MiBS Raw lings, nieco of Mrs. Owen, 6teel-gray crGpoline. Miss Mooro woie violet crGpe, and sang several solos most charmingly. Mi6s Truell gave" sev eral recitations most acceptably. Miss Maggie Crawford, of the receiving party, wore white, with gold trimmings. Mrs. Spinola, of Now York, and Mrs. Huston joined the receiv ing party late in the afternoon. Among tho guests were the Japanese Minister and wife, Mrs. Senator Davis, Mrs. Chandler. Mrs. Daniels, Mrs. Carlisle, Mrs. Payne, Mies Turpie, Mrs. Representative Blanchard, Commissioner Raum, Representative and Mrs. Snider, of Minneapolis; Representatives O'Donnell and Waddill, Mr. Zegarra, Mrs. Gen. Lee, Judge Schofleld, Senator and Mrs. Allen, Madamo Lazeano, Mrs. Sabine McGe'e, Lieut. Wyckoff, Mrs. Emily E. Briggs, ("Olivia,") Mrs. Sena tor Frye, and Hon. and Mrs. Turner. Tho Classical Society was reopened for tho first time this season in Miss Ransom's 6tudio on Friday night. A large audience of literary and distinguished peoDle were present. Hon. Mr. Shellabarger presided. Dr. 'Hamlin, of the Church of the Covenant, gave a most interest ing account of his visit to the Passion Play of Oberammergau during last season. It was a very thorough and searching account of it, given in native stylo. Among those present were Senator Wilson, Professor Gregory, Maj. J. W. Powell. Mrs. Powell, Mr. and Mrs. Pres bey, Mr. and Mrs. Blount, of Indiana; Miss Richards, Miss Cynthia Cleveland, Mrs. Marcus Wright, Miss Hartman, Mrs. Briggs, ("Olivia,") Mrs. Charles Babbitt, Miss Townsend, Mrs. M. S. Lockwood, Mrs. Robey, of Chicago; Mrs. Lucy A. Leggott, Mrs. Gen. Pickett, Mrs. Gist, Miss Wright, and Miss Hopperton. Mrs. Avery De Lano Andrews gave a verv elegant tea on Wednesday afternoon at her resi dence on Connecticut avenue. Mrs. Andrews was assisted in receiving her guests by her father, Gen. Schofleld. Tho hostess was hand somely attired in gray crGpe, with boa of ostrich feathers. Miss Kilbourne, tho guest of the house, and in whoso honor the tea was given, woro pale-blue bengallne. The table in tho tea room Avas adorned with roses and ferns. Mi6s Sherrill, in a gown of French gray crGpe, poured tea, Miss Sherman, in gray silk, with garniture of violets, served bouillon, and Miss Howell, of Iowa, in lilac crGpe, poured tea. On Monday evening a thoroughly enjoyable progressive euchro party was given by Miss Stephens in honor of her friend, Mi68 Fout. Tho first prizes were won by Miss McDermott and Mr. "William A. Johnson, while tho boobies wero gracefully carried off by Miss Fout and Mr. Harney, those participating wero Misses Mary Clarke, Hattie Fout, Laura Fenwick, Lena Clark, Agnes Saul, Mary McFalls, Mario Fout, Teresa Saul, Ada McDermott) Zurlino Stauf, Mary Patton, and Rose Clarke, and Messrs. Maddox, McDermott, Smith, Howe, McCurdy, "Will and Oscar Johnson, Davis, Saul, Harney, Shafer, and Dr. Cockerille. Mrs. A. A. "Wilson gave a rccption in honor of Mrs. Daniel Lamont on Friday afternoon, which was an elegant affair and was largely at tended by society people of tho past and pres ent administrative ciicles. Mrs. Wilson wore a gray satin gown. Mrs. Lamont wore a black India silk brocaded in flowers. Mrs. Lamont stood between the dooorway of the drawing and dining-rooms, and received a most cordial greeting from hosts of old friends. Mrs. "William Shields and Mrs. Gurloy, as sisted by Mr. Gurley and Mr. Charles L. Gurley, received a throng of callers on Wednesday af ternoon at their residence corner of Sixteenth and O streets. The suite of rooms on tho first floor was handsomely decked with flowers and softly lighted by numerous lamps. Miss Riley presided over tho tea table, which was set in tho Moorish room. Mrs. Shields and Mrs. Gur loy will bo at homo on Wednesday for tho last time this season. Mrs. Carpenter received on Friday afternoon at her residence, 1327 Sixteenth street, Mrs. II. Ten Eyck, her aunt, and Mrs. Rodgers, her motlior, assisting. Mrs. Carpenter received in an ivory-white silk, Mrs. Ten Eyck black faille and silk laces, and Mrs. Rodgers old rose. Many callers partook of tho elegant hospitali ties of tho houso. Mrs. John A. Logau cave an elegant recep tion ou Wednesday afternoon to Mrs. Lothrop, ("Margaret Sidney,") of Boston. Donch's string band furnished the music, and the houso was handsomely decorated with cut flowers. Nearly all tho world of society outside of tho Cabinet circle was represented. Mrs, Susio Birch Jennings leaves next week for tho Southern Chautauqua now in session at Do Funiak Springs, Florida. She will visit the Southern cities on her way in the interest of tho Glen Echo Chautauqua and tho Woman's National Clinic. Mrs. Joseph H. O'Neill, wife of the popular Congressman from Boston, Mass., has returned to the city, and is again at 910 McPhorson Square. Young Joe O'Neill, Jr., forms an in teresting member of tho household. A pleasant box party was given to tho Misses Boyd and Miss Ramsdell by Messrs. Harry Phillips, LIndley Fogg, and Martin Britton on Wednesday evening to witness "The Merry Mon avch." Miss M. Gertrude Kriete, of 2214 Eutaw Place, Baltimore, is tho guest of Miss Marv J, Bradshaw, 2031 Portner Place. Mrs. DIeudonne, assisted by J. L. McCreery and Miss Flo McCreery, held a very enjoyable reception on Monday last. Col, Jack Brown and wife have gone to Goor gia and will visit the principal cities South. The celebrated To-Kai.on winea and bran dies aro for sale at 611 Fourteenth Btreetonly. No branch offices or agencies. monumental. 037 AND 039 F STREET N.VT. And in many instances ntles?thnn half price, is tho way wo aro clearing' out our Surplus Stock. On our Centre Table you will find in ono lot nil the Nowtnarkots. mado of Handsome Brocado Cloths, Chovlots. Heavy and Medlum-Wcifrht Broadcloths, thnt havo been soiling at 818, 820, 822, und S24, Two Dig Specials for the Little Ones. In Lot 1 nil tho Children's Cloaks, made of Hnndsomo Plnld nnd Striped Ohoviots, Brown, Bluo nnd Green Chevrons, that havo been soiling at $7.50, SO. and SIC, W $5o In Lot 2 all tho Children's Cloaks, mado of Handsome Plaid nnd Striped Scotch Cheviots, Colored Chevrons trimmed in Velvets and Astrnchnn, that havo been selling at 812, 814, and 10, How $7.29. Fifteen Jackets that havo been selling from 89.50 up to S12, How $4.$7o Wo havo placed in ono lot on our Centre Table Novelty Jackets that have been selling at 815 to 818, and somo wero 824. Clearing prlco on them $rw $e.s. Genuine Marten Fur Sable Capes that havo been selling at 830, mado with Deep Shawl Collars, At $100. Ono French Seal Capo that sold at 810.50, Two Russian Sable Cape3 that aro marked 848, Wow $2.00, Ono Persian Lamb Capo that was marked orig inally 835, Mow $20. Our entire stock of Cloaks and Fur Capos now at HALF and in many instances LESS THAN HALF PRICE. .937 AND 039 F STREET N. W. BklQ PHILADELPHIA TER HOUSE And Ladies and Gentleman's Cafe, 513 ELEVENTH STREET NORTHWEST, WASHINGTON, D. C. RAW OYSTERS: Prico por Dozen on the naif Shell. MorriB River Covos 30 cents Blue Points 30 cents Cape Shoro 30 cents Squint 40 cents Rock-a-way 40 conta Westorn Shores 40 cents CapoMay Salt 40cents Tangier Sounds 40cents New York Bays 40cents Hampton Bars 40 cents Cherrystone 40conts Lynn Haven Bay CO cents Shrewsburys 50 cento Saddle Rocks 50 cents STEAMED OYSTERS: Stcnmod, per I peck 25 cents Select Steamed, per peck 20 cents STEWED OYSTERS: l Plain Stow 25 cents BoxStow 40conts Boston Stow 30 cents DryStow 25 cents Cream Stow 50 cents Tenderloin Stow 35 cents Blind Stow 35cents Select Stow 35 cents PANNED OYSTERS: Philadelphia Panned 25 cents Tenderloin Panned 25 cents BoxPanned 35conts Dry Panned 25cents Wet Panned 25conts FRIED OYSTERS: All OyBters fried in Vienna Crumbs. J dozen Fried 25 centE (With Bread nnd Butter) i dozen Fried. Saddle Rooks ....,.., , 35 cents (With Broad nnd Butter) 1 dozen Fried Saddle Rooks CO cents dozon Fried, iu Boxv , 15 cents 1 dozon Filed, in Box ,.,...,,,. 30 cents BROILED OYSTERS: Broiled Oysters, in Crumbs..,, 50 cents Plain Broiled 50 cents ROAST OYSTERS: Rough and Ready Roast , 50 cents Fulton Market Roast. , 50 cents PannedRoast , 35cents Brown Pan Roast ,,,.....,.. 40 cents Fancy Roast , 40centa Boston Roast 30 cents Virginia Roast. . , 40 cents MISCELLANEOUS: Oyster Omelet , . 25 cents Oyster Pattio ..,., , 15 cents Plain Omelet. ...,..,, ,.,..,,..,, 15 cents Jolly Omelet , 25 cents Minced Oysters, on Toast 40 cents AVeloh Rarebit,.,....... ,. 40 cents Golden Buck 50 conta. Stewed Scollops. 25 cents Fried Scollops 30 cents Scolloped Oysters , 40cents SALADS; Lobster Salad.. .., 40 cents Shrimp Salad , ,.....,,,.. 40 cents Chioken Salad ...,..,.,,,.. 40 cents Broiled Lobster..., CO cents Plain Lobster ,..., 50 cents Lobster Cutlet 40 conta Celery Hill."" 10 cents Excellent French Drip Coffee, 10 cents per pot, or 6 oeuts per cup. Toa, 10 oeats per pot, org cents per cup. Milk, 5 cents per glass. f e8-8 AT HALF PRICE, Monumental, uH s OYS I K y 4i V "31 I If, iim 81' I' I it M m m w i W .J.w-s-,r.aipBSfc. --- - ----", -"wr -5ttr- m umB9frm3&lW1& ummwxtivraiiMNiurr