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SOCIETY President and Mrs. Coolidge Dining Tonight With Postmaster General and Mrs. Harry New. THE President and Mrs. Coolidge small company at dinner this are the guests in whose honor the Postmaster General and Mrs. * Harry S. New will entertain a evening in their charming suburban home, Hemlock Hedge, in Edgemoor, Md. Covers will be laid for 12. Mr. and Mrs. Bennett Gates of Day ton. Ohio, are house guests of the Postmaster General and Mrs. New. Senor and Senora de Padilla Guests of Senator and Mrs. Keyes. The Ambassador of Spain and Senora de Padilla will be the honor guests at dinner this evening of Senator > and Mrs. Henry Wilder Keyes. * The Ambassador of France and Mme. Claudel will have in their box at the International Assembly ball this eve ; ning at the Willard Hotel members of the embassy staff and a few young people. The Ambassador of Chile and Senora de Davila have gone to New York and will remain at the Ritz-Carton until Fridav. The Ambassador and Senora de Davila spent ’yesterday in Phila delphia. The Ambassador of Germany and Frau von Prittwitz und Gaffon will be the guests in whose honor Representa tive and Mrs. Sol Bloom will entertain . at dinner this evening. Mrs. Taft, wife of the Chief Justice, was hostess to a company of 18 at luncheon yesterday. Senora de Alfaro, wife of the Minis ter of Panama, will be the guest of honor at lunrheon Monday, January 21, of Mrs. Peter A. Drury, who will enter tain in her home, on Rhode Island avenue. The Minister of Hungary and Countess Szechenyi will entertain at dinner Wednesday evening, January 23. Senator and Mrs. Charles L. McNary recalled their invitations for dinner this evening in honor of the Secretary of Agriculture and Mrs. Jardine. be cause of the death of Senator McNary's mother, Mrs. Joseph Bruce Morton. Representative and Mrs. Hamilton Fish, jr„ of New' York entertained at _ dinner last evening in the palm court s os the Mayflower, in compliment to Baron and Baroness de Villiers du Ter rage of France, who are passing a few davs in Washington. In the company i were the Ambassador of Spain and ' Mme. de Padilla, the Secretary of Labor and Mrs. James J. Davis, the Minister of Sweden and Mme. Bostrom. Senator and Mrs. George H. Moses. Senator and Mrs. Jesse Metcalf. Senator Arthur Capper, Representative and Mrs. John Q. Tilson, Representative and Mrs. S. Wallace Dempsey. Representative A. Piatt Andrew’, Mrs. Alvin Hert. the counselor of the French embassy. Count de Sartiges: the Assistant Secertarv of War, Col. Charles B. Robbins: Mr. Eu gene Meyer, Mr. Bascom Slemp, Mr. and Mrs. George Marye. Dr. and Mrs. Stanley M. Rinehart, Mr. and Mrs. Breckenridge Long. Mr. and Mrs. At water Kent, Mrs. Charles de Rham, jr.; Mrs. George Mesta, Miss Jessie Thomp i eon and Miss Fish. Representative John Q. Tilson was - joined last evening in his apartment in ' the Mayflower by Mrs. Tilson. who will remain through this session of the Con gress. Mrs. E. R. Ackerman, wife of Rep resentative Ackerman, entertained a few ? friends at luncheon yesterday at the Wardman Park Hotel. Mrs. Jorge E. Boyd, w’ife of the coun- J - selor of the Bolivian legation, who j makes her home at the Wardman Park ' Hotel, will entertain Thursday at a KT a ' ' 1 • . • ! .*£B3 , v 1 , ,r" mj *• \■'/‘*J3 "-> kJ’ % ,*■ ,v„a ••"' "‘V ;^! -' 3" •••";;' jlpF . % ||K|l x 4||§fefeJ^fc x Man gr Palms and I ■VV ■ Nothing romantic about February... mem w| HHy ■ clear through. •:- Red nose, cold hands,-wet Vl k|H feet. ..a bite in the wind and a threat in &HV the thaw... flu! -:• Can’t run away from W IHo that menace no matter how far south you * i mKB g 0... but you can sail away! ... Why not 1 book on the " France ” for Mediterranean and Morocco on Feb. 7tli or Mar. 14th? Clean salt air, getting warmer by the min* ute as she drives for Las Palinas ... glorious sunshine at Casablanca, Gibraltar, Tunis l2|s*?jßP, ...then up to Palermo, Naples and Monaco ¥*¥ Ht with the whole Riviera tanning by day and dancing at night. -:- On to Marseilles and f SwPR Roman France, with second calls at Naples, jStWmiSi Algiers and Gibraltar . . . stay over any- AraSil where you like ... most clastic schedule ever planned or return byway of Paris on "lie de France” or“ Paris” any time you . choose.-:-Expensive?... Not necessarily. Fares begin at $550 round trip or $275 one- Hpßfr " a y to any port* BVpR lk Information from any authorized French L ine Agent . Khbßl.' % or unte direct to 19 State Street, Kew York City Bfjaj. SOCIETY." luncheon in honor of Mme. Medina, wife of the Minister of Bolivia. There will be 24 guests. Mrs. James S. Parker, wife of Repre sentative Parker of New’ York, will re ceive this afternobn from 4:30 to 6:30 o’clock, in her home, 2100 Sixteenth street. Assisting Mrs. Parker at the tea table will be Mrs. S. Wallace Dempsey. Mrs. Bertrand H. Snell and the wives of other New’ York Repre sentatives; also Mrs. Harlan Fiske Stone. Mrs. Charles P. Summerall. Mrs. Henry Wilder Keyes. Mrs. Edward E. Gann and Mrs. James R. Mann. This Is the only time Mrs. Parker will be at home this season. Representative and Mrs. Joe Crail of California, who spent the week end in New York, returned to their apartment at the Mayflower yesterday. Mrs. Everett Sanders, wife of the Secretary to the President, will be at home on Wednesday, January 30, from 4 to 7 o’clock at the Mayflower. Mrs. Edward Everett Gann will be the guest of honor at luncheon Sat urday of Mrs. James L. Karrick, who will entertain in the Chinese room of the Mayflower. The third secretary of the British embassy and Mrs. Henry L. d’A. Hop kinson will entertain a company of 10 at dinner this evening in the Anchor age, where they have an apartment. Mrs. Dimock to Head Line At Opening of Assembly Tonight. In the receiving lihe at the opening of the International Assembly ball this evening at 10 o’clock at the Willard Hotel will be Mrs. Henry F. Dimock, chairman ot the permanent organiza tion of the assembly known as the Board of Governors: Mrs. Charles J. Bell and Mrs. McCormick Goodhart, both of whom are members of the board. An unusually large number of diplo mats with their families and in some cases accompanied by members of their embassy of legation staffs will attend this function, the social brilliance of which is .unequaled here Occupying boxes with their guests will be the British Ambassador and Lady Isabella Howard, the Ambassador of Japan and Mme. Debuchi, the Ambassador of Cuba and Senora de Ferrara, the Ambassador ot Belgium and Her Highness Prin cess Aioert de Ligne, the Minister of Sweden and Mme. Bostrom, and mem bers of the Spanish embassy, while many others from the diplomatic corps will be scattered among tne various im portant box parties of the evening, Mrs. Herbert O. Williams, wife of Brig. Gen Williams, was the ranking guest at the luncheon given today by Mrs. E. T. Durgin, wife of Maj. Durgin, at the Wardman Park Hotel. Other guests were Mrs. Stanley D. Embick, wife of Col. Embick, Mrs. Gordon Dun thorne and her mother, Mrs. Mary C. Allen, Mrs. Frank H. Roberts, wife of Comdr. Roberts, Mrs. Robert Laughlin, wife of Lieut. Laughlin and Miss Ma della Keenan. Lieut. Col. and Mrs. Aristides Moreno announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Victoria, to Mr. William Pearsall Cochran, jr„ son of Mr. and Mrs. William Pearsall Coch ran of Philadelphia. The wedding will take place in the near future. The commandant of the navy yard and Mrs. Arthur Lee Willard will be hosts at dinner this evening. Mrs. Jacob Leander Loose will have guests with her at dinner this evening in the presidential dining room of the Mayflower. Mr. and Mrs. c. -.vie Chipman will entertain a dinner company at their home on Nineteenth street tonight. j THE EVENING STAR'. WASHINGTON. D. C. TTESPAY, JANUARY 15. 1029. WROTE THE SCENARIO R3&V - w MRS. JOHN OTTO JOHNSON, Wife of Col. Johnson, Ordnance Division, U. S. A., who wrote the scenarioi for the “Carnival in Cairo.” with which the Bal Boheme of the Washington Arts Club will be opened in the ballroom of the Willard the night of January 28. —Harris & Ewing Photo. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Anthony Wad den have as their guest at the Burling ton Miss Mary Wadden of Madison, S. Dak., who is in Washington to at tend the conference on the cause and cure of w r ar. Mrs. John G. Wallace will entertain at tea Thursday afternoon for Miss Wad den and Saturday she w’ill be the guest of honor at luncheon of Mrs. Lotta Moran. Other events are being arrang ed for her. Mrs. Frank Henry will be at home tomorrow’ afternoon from 4 to 6 o’clock and w’ill have assisting her Mrs. Maurice Our Entire Stock of Eine Leather Goods Greatly Reduced for Our January Sale 15% -to 33V3% Nothing Is Excepted—Your Unrestricted Choice of Everything in Our Store Oshkosh Trunks, Fitted Cases, Traveling Bags, Brief Cases, Ladies' Handbags and all leather novelties are note offered at lowered prices. Castens LEATHER GOODS 1314 G Street N.W.—City Club Bldg. ■■■■■'■ —■■■■■ 1— liil. ) /> TRUE ECONOMY v ( / / comes, not from m buyer’s mistake nor a 1 \ r > f manufacturer’s loss, but from the efficient I A U I co-ordination of retail and manufacturing J ] 1 v uxiits on m Successful plane. y NfISLEY VALUES £ J ® are the direct result of scientific manu- V ' L facturing and efficient distribution by A the manufacturer of his own fH y Factories product thru his own stores store y ? | * 'PPUNTeMIV' vs J ANOTHER harbinger of spring in l U this vanguard of hJisles styles is A “Printemps”— an intriguing new one rJJ strap. Presented in patent leather with C ]) \ black lizard trimming and in hazel brown J kid with water snake trimming. Paris f heels. v? / (Qur cSiodiUiQ cJiylist oJai/s: \ “Marron Glace” is the correct shade in silk w } stockings to wear with hazel brown kid f° r l) y harmony, while Rose Nude is best for con- J \ trast. “Gunmetal” and “Misty Morn” for / *J harmony with black kid and Plaza Gray” or ( « “Moonlight” for contrast. These and many other shades in sheer chiffon and service J weight silk stockings with square, pointed and k ( new French heels are available in Nisley \ stores at . f1 f $1.15 $1.35 $1.65 fj J Seventy Styles 6 0 Sizes 2 x h to 9 Selected Styles P ( inAAAAM \ \ NISLEY—In Washington, 13 39 F St., NW ) cJ o (T > vc9i>^) H. Thatcher. Mrs. Alfred E. Fowler. Miss Alida Henriques and Miss Mona Gill. Mr. and Mrs. George T. Summerlin j entertained a small company at the I supper dance at the Club Chantecler j last night. Mrs. Charles Evans Hughes of New York has joined her husband at the Mayflower for a short visit. Col. and Mrs. Henry M. Morrow leave today for New York, and will sail Sat urday on the Virginia for California. They will return to Washington about April 1. Dr. Fenton Bradford will entertain at dinner .this evening in his apartment, in the La Salle, m honor of the Minister of Egypt and Mme. Sarny. Mrs. Charles \T’wheeler will be at home tomorrow afternoon, and will re ceive the following Wednesdays through the season. Mrs. de Peyster of New York Here for Assembly Ball. Mrs. Frederic A. de Peyster of New York City is making a short visit in Washington and is a guest at the May flower. Intensive preparations are now’ going forward at the Arts Club of Washington for the sixth annual Bal Boheme, which now rivals the famous Beaux Arts ball of New York in its wealth of gorgeou,s color and carnival pageantry. The Bal Boheme will take place at the Willard on the evening of Monday, Jan uary 28. beginning at 10 o'clock, when the popular floor committee, led by Mr. Roy L. Neuhauser, w’ill make its dra matic entrance. This year the floor committee, clad in scarlet and white, the uniform of the foot soldiers of Egypt, will include in its distinguished ranks Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, Mr. Asa E. Phillips, Mr. Claude W. Dewart, Col. F. S. Foltz. Dr. George H. Girty, Mr. John W. Hol combe, Mr. Dore Walton, Mr. Warren N. Akers, Mr. Harold Allen, Mr. Will I. Denting, Mr. E. H. Etz, and Dr. Paul Bartseh. In all there will be more than 36 members of this season's “army," as the floor committee has come to be called, w’ith their “official” music, al ways the well know’n “March of the Wooden Soldiers.” The four distinguished judges of cos tumes at the Bal Boheme, Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Phillips of this city and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Peixotto of New York M'RRfIDKS &CQ j a- STREET BETWEEN jlth aH£u Another Sensational Special! FOR (WEDNESDAY) ONE DAY ONLY t“RYDAL” TRIPLE STRIPE $1 .50 I n” y TL^ M Day They !,j 1 I Full-Fashioned 9 All-Silk in Sheerest Chiffon Women, here is an opportunity you really cannot af ford to miss. Just think of it! A fine chiffon hose for only $1.50. Half a dozen pairs would be a wise buy at this special reduction price.' ALL SIZES. M. BROOKS & CO.—MAIN FLOOR l • ' ' | And Also a Special Offering of IMPORTED KID GLOVES ! i I Regularly $3.95 and $2,95 This is a broken line—so for best selec tion we urge you to shop early. They are \|/ ■ •X aX in smart novelty cuff style in many smart ■ | shades. A real ‘'bargain” at this reduc- Si tion price. M. BROOKS Si CO.—MAIN FLOOR MBRGDKS&CQ - STREET BETWEEN 11 th & 11th ; 300 Stunning Models of FELT STRAW Combinations in a Sale An extraordinary purchase of Advanced Models for misses and women, including the chic eyebrow, skull cap and olher close-fitting effects, as well as the smart irregular brims. Both large and small headsizes. Large O Small Headsizes J % M J Headsizes Lustrous Hand-finished Felt, beautifully trimmed with the new straws and braids for early Spring. All are fully silk lined. Not one was made to sell for so low a price! Every one of the exquisite Pastel and high colorings will be found in abundance . . . Purple Aster . . . Lido Sand . . . Marron . . . Maracaibo . , • Byrd Blue . . . Goya Red . . . Pandora Green and Black. 0 Twice our usual window display has been devoted to this event. They are in tonight . . . worth a special trip to see . . . then try them on tomorrow. Millinery—Fourth Floor City, will be arrayed in gorgeous cos tumes, the two men representing mem bers of the Caliph’s court, and the women two of the Caliph's favorite wives. All four artists are now having their costumes designed and executed in New York City, where Mr. Peixotto is also serving as chairman of costumes for the Beaux Arts ball. Mrs. Fulton Lewis is daily adding to her committee on costumes, which is executing the raiment of the floor com mittee and other leading players in the opening scene. Many of the cos tumes are also being done in Philadel phia and in New York City. Assisting Mrs. Lewis are Miss Anne Abbott, vice chairman; Mrs. Henry K. Bush-Brown, vice chairman; Miss Sibyl Baker, Miss Elizabeth Baldwin, Miss Alice Edwards. (Continued on Page Nineteen)" ASSORTED TEA SANDWICHES 45c per dozen; $3.25 per hundred Also Sandwiches tor all occasions THE PASTRY SHOP 1616 H St. N.W. Met. 6939 Burchell’s Famous Bouquet Coffee 40c Lb. Quality Never Better N. W. Burchell 817-19 Fourteenth St. MBRGPKSfrCQ O • STREET BETWEEN 11th & 12th Wednesday, the Third Day of Our Mid-Season REDUCTION SALES Brings This Amazing Special 327 Distinctive Fur-Trimmed COATS That Formerly Sold From S4B to $69 $ 39 NOW! You women who have been patiently waiting ■ to buy your Winter Coat at the greatest possible savings Swill be overjoyed at the values in this very special group. Typically high Brooks standards of quality in fabric, furs and workmanship. The styles you want. Plenty of ALL BLACK COATS. Second Floor — W inter Coats __ „ .... jlinl M> Our Ftitir Fur Coats and M'BRfIPKS & CO. G * sTrIEET BETWEEN llth&Ilth"" Wednesday—The Third Day of Our Mid-Season REDUCTION SALES Brings This Splendid Special! Nearly 500 Newly Arrived vL 1 /PCI NG reew Wm That Were Meant to Sell at feel refreshed in one of these Wh ‘ charming Frocks. Lovely soft colorings, piquant styles a jJL touch of Paris in the details "jdX and trimmings. Georgettes. BBtfpPi / ' Satins, Flat Crepes, Printed I aA® Crepes, and Lace Combinations. mpjfM \jj OgMSp Business, Afternoon and Party ]rrfe |p| And Also 53 Women 9 s Size bß* FROCKS \\ll That Sold from $25 to $39.75 \ B % You women who are gMHBf ' | U . size 38 to 44 will find r J \ 1 "1’ • some rare values in ■ M \ ■ V this group. We advise ■ M J m W you to come early, for B M . / .N W the selection Is limited ** / At \ 1 and we expect them to go rapidly. L*f \ Hh . f SOCTETY.