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SOCIETY President and Mrs. Hoover to Enjoy Small and Informal Dance at White House Tonight. THE President and Mn. Hoover will preface their official pro gram for the season by a charm ing innovation tonight in the small, early and informal dance they are giving for Mr. Allan Hoover and his friends. The Vice President, Mr. Charles Curtis, will be the guest at a dinner February 18 of Ma] and Mrs. Parker W. West, who are giving a dinner the night of January 22 for the Secretary of War and Mrs. Hurley. The latter event was postponed from a previous date on account of official mourning. Nobll de Martino and Mme. Claudel are among those who have taken boxes for the recital which Donna Ortensla, Conte ssa Mlgnano dl Plercy, will gve Friday afternoon at 4 o’clock In is Carlton Hotel. Donna Ortensla has many friends in Washington where she has visited several times as a guest of Mile. Jeanne Cretsiano, daughter of the former Minister of Rumania. She will bo assisted at the piano by Mrs. Mil dred Kolb Schulae, who played her accompaniments during former visits in Washington. Chief Justice and Mrs. Taft Cancel New Year Day Plans. The Chief Justice and Mrs. William Howard Taft have canceled their New Year reception owing to the serious illness of the former’s brother. Mr. Charles P. Taft of Cincinnati, Ohio. Senator and Mrs. Frederick Stelwer and their daughter, Miss Elisabeth Stelwer, will entertain at a subdebutante tea this afternoon at their home, Hilltop, from 2 to 7 o’clock, in honor of Miss Anne Rush and Miss Ida Rush, nieces of Senator Bteiwer, who will leave next month to study in Europe. ' Senator and Mn. John B. Kendrick were at home yesterday afternoon for their eon and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mn. Manvllle Kendrick, and their son in-law and daughter, MaJ. and Mn. Hubert R. Hannon. The Senate Ladles’ Lunchroom Club will meet Tuesday, January 14, in the conference room of the Senate Office Building. Mn. Cooper, wife of Representative Henry Allen Cooper, has issued invita tions for luncheon Friday, January 10, In the Hotel Washington to meet Mrs. Harry Lester McClaren and Miss Mar guerite McClaren of Racine. Wis., who will arrive in Washington Wednesday, January S, for a visit with Representa tive and Mrs. Cooper in tne Hotel Washington. Miss McClaren will re main with them through the month of January and is remaining In Racine until after the dose of holiday work of the Junior League, of which she la a member. Representative and Mrs. Albert R. Hall entertained Informally at tea yes terday in their apartment In Park Towers to meet Mr. and Mrs. J. Alfred Hall of Duke University, Durham, N. C. Assisting were Mrs. Albert H. Vestal, Mrs. John W. Summers, Mrs. David Hogg, Mrs. Noble Johnson and Mrs. John Nicholson. Representative and Mrs. 8. Wallace Dempsey have returned from Atlantic City. Mr. Dempsey has left for Buf falo. The director general of the Pan- American Union, Dr. L. 8. Rowe, will entertain at a concert of Latin Amer ican music this evening at the Pan- American Union Building. Pert Myer Mecca for Society Attending Miss Henry’s Debat. The commandant of Fort Myer, OoL Ouy V. Henry, and Mn. Henry will en tertain at a tea dance this afternoon at Fort Myer to present their daugh ter. Miss Mary Ingraham Henry. Receiving with Mn. Henry win be Mn. Charles P. Summerall, Mrs. Fred W. Bladen of Baltimore, Mn. B. Frank Cheatham, Mn. E. E. Booth, Mn. Charles H. Bridges, Mrs. William D. Connor, Mn. Herbert Crosby, Mn. Golden Ruggles, Mn. Frederick Bolts, Mrs. Edward King, Mrs. Andrew Hero. Mn. Harry F. Rethen, Mn. Thomas Darrah of Baltimore, Mn. H. O. Wil liams, Mn. Alonso Gasser, Mn. Stan ley D. Embiek. Mn. James C. Magee, Mn. John T. McLane, Mn. Cortlandt Parker, Mn. George s. Patten, Jr.; Mrs. 8. V. Constant, Mrs Richard D. New man. Mn. W. D. Crittenberger and Mrs. Charles P. Summerall, Jr. Receiving with Miss Henry will be Miss Elvira Johnson, Miss Mary Ja cobs, Miss Virginia Cheatham, Miss Prances Morse, Miss Alberta Per ley, Miss Susan Klntner, Miss Margaret Ohnstead. Miss Clara Bolling, Mias Mary Stuart Btrdsall, Miss Catharine Berry. Miss Emlacah Gale Davis, Miss Margaret Stringer, Miss Barbara Wood worm of Annapolis and Miss Cary Waite of Boston. The debutante win wear a salmon pink velvet frock and carry rosea to match. Mn. Henry will be in a black chiffon and laoe gown. Mr. and Mn. William Steven Corby will give a large tea this afternoon In their charming home, Ishpimlng, on the Chevy Chase Circle for their daugh ter. Miss Muriel Eleanor Corby, who is making her formal bow today. Mr. and Mn. Corby and their daughter will .stand before the large fireplace In their spacious drawing room, tall palms t studded with many clusters of gay • flowers adding to the background. L»n. Corby will wear a gown of black moire, »made very long and falling in graceful folds, the upper part of the bodice and the long bell-shaped sleeves of ecru .lace, the sleeves being caught in at the wrist by jeweled bracelets. The debutante will have a dainty frock of eggshell-color satin with an overdress of eream-color lace made In long grace fully full skirt, the lace falling long in the baek to form a short train and the long sleeves of lace. She will carry butterfly roses this afternoon and at the dinner and danee following she will have a cluster of talisman roses. Re ceiving with Mr. and Mrs. Corby and the debutante will be the latter’s sister, .Miss Justine Corby, who will be in a , *!!)*»* terries rls!)ress!S^^ BtMlSr 3*23 COLUMBIA RR atlß»SXrl :i oerosirs ambassador. II: | w TONIGHT ** la ooajaactioa witls our regular Until mean we are fee- 7,00 taring— # ,OU Broiled aa pm TENDERLOIN 7Sr STEAK DINNER • Special Roast (1 AA Turkay Dinner* Cette?* test*Orstere la all stria*—W* shack dsttr Special Holiday Dinner >l.oo j COLUMBIA Mil JF SOCIETY. quaint costume of orchid crepe shot with gold threads, made with long full skirt and fitted bodice. The tea table will be laid In the stately dining room and will have yel low roses in silver vases to carry out the color scheme of the room. Alter nating at the table through the recep tion hours will be Mine. Wu, Mrs. Samuel 8. Arents, Mrs. Hume Wrong, Senorade Prieto, Mrs. George R. Farnum. Mrs. William F. MacDowell, Mn. Frank R. Keefer, Mn. Clifford K. Berryman, Mrs. Stephen Oolloday, Mrs. Merle Thorpe, Mn. Melvin Jarvis, cousin of Mrs. Corby; Mrs. Charles R. Mann, Mrs. B. H. Lingo. Mn. Jesse C. Adkins, Mrs. William Laird Dunlop, Jr., and Miss Susan Hacker. Assisting will be the house guests of the debutante, Miss Shirley Sinclair, Mias Lucy Tompkins and Miss Betty Ley; Miss Starr Eaton, Miss Carol Orosvenor, Senorlta Marla Tasaada Gusman, Miss Anna Parkhurst, Miss ffinlscah Davis. Miss Carolyn San derson, Miss Elisabeth Brawner and Miss Eunice Lee Evans. Mr. Archer Gibson of New York will give an organ recital through the aft ernoon, the pipes of the organ at Ishpimlng being so placed that the music can bo heard throughout the house. Mr. and Mm. Corby will entertain a company at dinner this evening for their daughter, additional guests being asked for the ball which will follow. Mr. and Mrs. John H. Hanna will entertain at a tea with dancing this afternoon In the Willard suite of-the Willard Hotel to present their daugh ter, Miss Jane Hanna. Mr. and Mrs. Hanna and the debutante will stand In the Willard room before a screen of tall palms and dainty ferns studded with clusters of cut flowers. Mrs. Hanna will wear a gown of jade green transparent satin gracefully fashioned, and her daughter will have a dainty frock of chiffon In eggshell shade made without sleeves and the skirt of full circular flounces which fall longer in the back than In the front. Miss Hanna will carry a sheaf bouquet of Butterfly roses. The tea table will be laid in the Fairfax room and will have a center piece of Butterfly and Columbia roses, with stevia and fern, with tall tapers in silver candlesticks adding a soft light. Alternating at the table will be Mrs. A. Owsley Stanley, Mrs. Louis Mackall, Mrs. Robert 8. Bealle, Mrs. 8. Percy Thompson, Mrs. Edward P. Brooke, Mrs. Roger Stuart, Mn. Lloyd Shlppen, Mn. Le Roy Reeves and Mn. John B. Ecker. Assisting in the din ing room will be Mias Barber Nell Thomas, Miss Isobel Lamberton, Miss May Murray Hume, Miss Grace Stuart, Miss Marjorie Small, Miss Frances Ward, Miss Frances Key Matthews, The “Donetta” /j / / ’ I A npwrblf buatifil malai i»J/ I •lipp*r ms whit* *r black w*ir* /# I •t sl4. Ala* thaw* la Fatal*? I / M brocades with iilr*r and gold at A/ I $18.50. All with l*w spik* h**ls. /■/ I /J Ricb« I; JJB / p I 1 pz —\ Julius Garfinckel&Co. | W* Park Your Car While Shopping Hore IT is always with great reluctance that we *■ use the word “Sale,” because it is so terribly abused and often it is just a sale in name only, but it is one of the cardinal principles of this store never to advertise sales unless they are in all truth sales. VOU who know and appreciate good * styles and good qualities will be de lighted with the very remarkable values we are offering in the following sales: A SALE of WINTER COATS For women and mietee Not Odds and Ends, But New, Perfect Coats, Made Especially for Us A SALE of THE BEST FURS MADE A SALE of DRESSES and ENSEMBLES A Remarkable Selection. Indeed, for Women and Misses I A SALE of CHILDREN’S and INFANTS’ APPAREL I F STREET CORNER OF 13TH | e THE EVENING- STAR. WASHINGTON. D. C.. MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1923. Mias Florence Bealle, Mite Alice Me* Reynolds, Miss Phoebe Boa per of Har risonburg, Ky., and Mias Nancy Orrick. The marriage of Mn. Marthena Har rison Williams to Mr. Robert Lewis Armstrong of Providence, R. 1., will take place this evening in the apartment of the former’s mother, Mrs. Russell B. Harrison, in the Broadmoor. The Rev. Dr. Charles Wood, former pastor of the Church of the Covenant, will officiate, at e o’clock, in the presence of a email company of relatives and Intimate friends, and an informal reception for those who witness the ceremony will follow. Gen. and Mn. John Johnston will not be at home New Year day on ac count of the illness of Mn. Johnston. Mrs. Rushmore Patterson and her son, Mr. Rushmore Patterson, will en tertain at dinner this evening in their home for Miss Elsie Ekengren, Miss Loranda Prochnik, Miss Laura Tucker man and Miss Margarett* Wright. In vitations have been issued for a dance at the Willard following the dinner. Col. and Mn. Percy M. Ashburn have recalled invitations for the debut of their daughter, Miss Anne Virginia Ash burn, because of the critical illness of Mrs. Ashbum’a brother, Mr. Frank Davis, Jr. Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Thomas Q. Ashburn have recalled invitations for the supper party the same evening. * Mr. and Mn. Harold Smoot enter tained at tea yesterday afternoon in their home on Calvert street. Assisting in receiving were Mrs. Edward Everett Oann. At the tea table were Mrs. Frank T. Hines, Mn. Harry Wardman, Mrs. Parker West, Mme. Sanches Latour, Mrs. Karl Klemm and Mn. Russell Hartle. Mr. Edward R. Eberle, Jr., of Wash ington, student at Moses Brown School In Providence, R. 1., Is at home for the Christmas holidays with his parents, Lieut. Comdr. and Mn. Edward R. Eberle of 148 Lloyd avenue. He to a I SALE — Hats * Dresses Entire Stock Reduced - c "‘ I Drettet, tit a* fltiip St—SIO—SIS member of the Moeee Brown Olee Club. Mr. Eberle will return to school Mon day, January 6. Mr. Pierre Henry de la Blanchetel, second secretary of the French embassy, will entertain a party of eight at dinner this evening at the Carlton. Mn. Frederic de Courcv Faust will be hostess to a company of young people this afternoon at the tea dance in the Hotel Mayflower for her daughter, Miss Gertrude Faust, who is home for the holidays from her studies at the Dobbs Ferry School, New York. Mr. and Mn. Frederick A. Parkhurst will entertain at a dinner before the ball they will give for their debutante daughter, Miss Anna Parkhurst, this evening at the Carlton Hotel. Mr. George Ryall, pianist, formerly of Rich mond now of New York, will give a program during the evening and Miss Jennie Mill Barry will give lyric Negro interpretations. Mn. H. Tudor B. Harris will not be at home New Year day owing to illness. Mr. and Mrs. F. Harold Deland en fil um THE WILLARD NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION Tuesday, December 31st IN LARGE BALLROOM From 10 P,M> on Cover charge, $3 per person Service a /a carle or special supper if desired IN COFFEE SHOP 10 P.M. to 2 A.M. Cover charge, ffl.JO per person Service a /a carle ffffwNS ffrf HATS 6 StßWv^ &EVERM ~ 7 EVERY EVENING A COAT DPESS / \ O” "*.*■«.. hr „1, V # 1 tl>. HIGHEST GRADE S*nr* yMr N«v Ymt*i m COATS ntkii this Cwn MW, wUU ths # \ the outstandinc sol# JjjJ 1 of ftho Y.tr, and TU »M« poiwl / nflHfi \ VHt Mocks of tnr say # H| \ im At HALF / \ k«yl»f lc mad. PRICK yea hoy # iHfli 1 «ty. u they arc tkm boUw ccatf M 1 all Marked be- It.ry ck ad a / Wi \ EVERY Satla, Vcleat, f -1 rr>l m ■ Gacrgattc, Me / 1 COLOR, \ i \ s/ss e.?f I \ $7.50 / . \ *" ,s ° "/PRICE\ j_SAL*E. \ DUL'IN & MARTIN Substantial Savings At the Year-End —A variety of display samples from our regular stock of Furniture and Lamps at pronounced price concessions—in part as follows: Oatclet Tables. Mahogany or walnut finish. Were $1R.75. Now gig Revolving Book Stand. Mahogany. Was S2B. Now S22JO Cape Cod Wing Chair. Colonial Chintz covering with reversible cushion. Wai $45. Now $27.80 Occasional Chair. Open arm. English print cov ering. Was $65. Now S44JO Occasional Chair, Upholstered in rose and grav brocaded damask. Was slls. Now S7B 7-pc. Bedroom Suito. Cherry finish. Was $285. Now 7-pc. Bedroom Suite. Colonial design. Mahoganv finish. Was $3lO. Now $250 2-pc. Sofa and Chair Suite. Two-toned dark green frieze covering. Was $350. Now $250 Georgian Sofa. Mahogany frame. Rust damask covering. Was $195. Now $182.80 2-pc. Sofa and Chair Suite. Rust and shadow brown damask covering. Was $275. Now $l6B 2 Bridge Lamp Bases. Genuine bronze. Were $42.50 and $45 respectively. Now $34 Bronze Oil Pot Lamp Base. Was $32.50. Now S2B Floor Lamp Bases. Genuine bronze with antique finish. Were $45. Now $34 Chinese Console Lamps. Os Soapstone. Only four left. Were $25 each. Now SIB.BO Bulin a Martin Connecticut o4ue. ana JO' PARKING SERVICE . . . Connecticut Avenue Entrance \ tertained at a supper party last eve ning for their daughter. Miss Dorothy L. Deland, when they announced to about 65 young people, friends of Miss Deland, her engagement to Mr. Cecil J. Dowd, son of Mrs. Mary Dowd and the late Mr. Michael Dowd. No date has been set for the wedding. The home was decorated with Christmas berries and greens. Lieut. Cemlr. sad Mn. Jehnaon Guests At Tea Tble Afternoon. Lieut, and Mn. Lawrence Haugen will entertain at a tea this afternoon in honor of Lieut. Comdr. and Mrs. Reid Johnion of Norfolk. Va.. who are spend ing a few days with them. Tomorrow evening Lieut, and Mn. Haugen will en tertaln at dinner at the Army, Navy (Continued on Nineteenth Page.! McDevitt’o, Decorators Have Moved to 1202 oth St. N.W. Three whole floors end elevator service. Remember our new address. McDEVITT "TM: w a a a nutriet am I_ € , . M*E>rccks*C© p- 9TRCCT BefWO&N iifff' LTiTff" Misses' and Women's Smart Apparel Most Emphatic Reductions In Every Department —Now Tomorrow, Tuesday, Brings Unusual Savings For the Last Day of the Month , Last Day of the Year, and the Last Day of Our Exciting Year lEnd JAULF Daytime and Evening Dresses Priced for Immediate Clearance! In this group thero aro over 300 Daytime end Iveoing Dresses thst sold formerly from sls to s2s, and inelado all tho aewost fashions in Plat Crops, fl O Georgettes, Chiffons, Prints, Satins end tlever Combinations, la newest shades V I and blacks. Sizes for misses and women. JL mm These are better dresses formerly aellinl from 110.71 to $10.75, aid feature #~| / women’s sizes in Bleak and Navy Georgette* ▼ I And here are drestge redueed from our euelosive module formerly to $40.71. # •treat, Afternoon and Bvonin| Freaks. ▼ S, S, f A Group of Evening Wraps Now A en N 10 Velvet and Metallie Cloth Wraps. Parmarly selling to $10.71. aJ BETTER DRESSES AND WRAPS—THIRD FLOOR. • Late Fall and Winter HATS In Two Astonishingly Reduced Groups! *1 &' *2 HEADSIZEB “ fn this group ere over 100 Hate for- In Ala group art about 165 Hats that merly selling as high as $5. Mostly eold as high aa $lO. In the popular Felts m smart shades and Blaeks. materials, shapes and shades. MILLINERY—FOURTH FLOOR. • All BlacEs and Other Dress Coats Sport Coats and Ensembles , at Tremendous Reductions! 1 a,.,*: I .ssvaaifts nr sqo These eoets heretolore S4O ta S6O. NOW 7L O Distinctive models m this group beretefere ailing at S6O to sos. Lavishly a SOU torn trimmed with the smson ■ smartest Pure and efyled in A* aauner at mmt. JCT U ■tending Peris... style eueeesses. All size* " i "' #r * •** fjjjj l 7 * f *hese unusually high piece Ceets net formerlv mM ewa a ssutsurup *r. r..:??**!:. *79 Here ere 25 plain and fur-trimmed Sport Coats aad It elevar A -m ' Ensembles. These formerly sold from S2B to $10.71. Redeeod to .... $ | Qs7s 18 high grade Sporte Ceets end fleer Por-trimmed Bosomblss. *CR ft PA Formerly selling from $90.71 to $50.71. Now very epeelal ot CLOTH COATS and BNSBMBLRS—CRGOND FLOOR. • And Now You Can Buy a Smart FUR COAT at One-Half Off! Seal in m* with sellar aod safe of S69JO m / Pony Coats, Muskrat Coats aad fs ■ - so% ,nm ° ,d . 599.00 I / I IkP A Beige Caracul Coat witb Ke* I / «R- JL now •?!!". “ d . , w “ ,57, ; $174.50 ,- Vs^ A Silver Muskrat with toiler and / M Regular now”' Po *:.. w “. . M “; $162.50 / Prices A gorgeous Grey Caracul with / eollar, cuffs and front flare es SIA7 HA Squirrel wX V 4 .5U DytJ Rooop Two Groups of Fox Scarfs iSaaT!* 1 *; ‘23 W *39 Thrift Shop^CLEARANCES New Silk Dresses Smart Dress Coats Formnty Soli to *11.73 Pormtrly St IS to *29.7/ A wide range of siset, . oo generously styiss and matsrials. In C QC forrod, smartly etyled . _ wanted color* and a law Vgß # w%7 nod well made. 5m TC . Blacks. Vary special. " Prissd far immediate ▼ I KJilv elseranas ✓ % Sport Coats and Wool Other Dress Coats Ensembles Reduced! Formerly Sold to $39.75 Practical modes that A-. n mm . Tk# ** •" “th •* « ffA are ideal for sports, 5| 9 #75 ***• Y** ho prsuf to •/ .DU school or husinscc wear. XO JIT* r **. ,l,y guthering. mi mi Various shades and sises. Plenty ot all Blaeks. Chinchilla Coats $1 A Other Sport Coats Formerly Sold at sls J ttsr 22S •7- 95 L»th«r««« R.lneo.l. *Q.g 5 Coats now sharply reduced to Formerly Sold at $5.95 M. BROOKS—MAIN FLOOR—THRIFT SHOP. SOCIETY.