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SOCIETY Distinguished Company Attends Fete for Distinguished Visitor, Dr. Hugo Eckener. THE Postmaster General, Mr. Wal ter F. Brown, attended the luncheon given today by Dr. Gil bert Orosvenor, at the Cosmos Club, in compliment to Dr. Hugo Eckner, who came to the United States to receive the National Geo graphic Society's gold medal, which will be presented to him this evening before a notable company in the Wash ington Auditorium. The luncheon was informal in character because of the reoent death of Former President Taft, who was a trustee of the society. The guests at the luncheon were members of the board of trusttees of the Na tional Geographic Society and a num ber of men interested in aviation and kindred problems. Others in the distinguished company were the Ambassador of Germany, Herr Frederlch von Prittwltz und Gaffron; Senator Hiram Bingham, Senator Fred eric C. Walcott, the counselor of the German embassy, Herr O. C. Kiep; Mr. Von Meister, Dr. Charles G. Abbot, secretary of the Smithsonian Institu tion; Dr. Lyman J. Briggs of the Bureau of Standards; Mr. A. H. Bumstead, Dr. George K. Burgess, director, Bureau of Standards; Rear Admiral Colby M. Chester, retired: Dr. Lucious Clark, chancellor, American University; Dr. Frederic V. Coville, Dr. J. W. Crab tree, secretary, National Educational Association; Mr. Knut Eckener, Mr. John Joy Edson, Mr. Franklin L. Fisher, Mr. Robert V. Fleming. Dr. John A. Foote. Mr. Warren Irving Glover, Sec ond Assistant Postmaster Oeneral; Mr. Ralph A. Graves, Mr. Melville B. Gros venor, Mr. J. R. Hildebrand, Dr. Stan ley K. Hombeck, chief, Division of Far Eastern Affairs, State Department: Mr. George W. Hutchison, Dr. George F. Kunz, Dr. John Oliver La Gorce, Dr. George W. Lewis, national ad visory committee for aeronautics: Mr. P. W. Litchfield of Akron. Ohio; Dr. Charles F. Marvin, director. Weather Bureau: President Cloyd H. Marvin, George Washington University; Dr. C. Hart Merriam, Dr. John C. Mer rlam. president, Carnegie Institution of Washington: Mr. B. H. Meyer, inter state commerce commissioner: Rev. W. Coleman Nevils, president, Georgetown University; Mr. Richard V. Oulahan, Judge John Barton Payne, chairman, American Red Cross; Dr. George R. Putnam, commissioner, United States Bureau of Lighthouses; Dr. Luther Relchelderfer, Gen. George Richards, United States Marine Corps; Dr. W. J. Showalter, Mr. Frederick Simpich, Dr. George Otis Smith, director, United States Geological Survey; Dr. O. H. Tlttmann. Mr. E. B. Wadsworth, super intendent, division of Air Mail Service, Post Office Department; Dr. Alexander Wetmore, assistant secretary, Smith sonian Institution; Mr. George W. Wharton, Mr. Lloyd B. Wilson and Mr. Clarence M. Young, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics. Mrs. Gilbert Orosvenor entertained a company of 15 at luncheon today*at her home, Wild Acres, in honor of Frau Eckener. Gen. Greely Celebrates Eighty-sixth Birthday Anniversary. Maj. Gen. Augustus W. Greely was the guest In whose honor Mrs. James I M-Brccks-Cc I t l~&* STRggT BPTWPPM ttTtt L !2Tt+ __ if *■ ~ " " ■' ' ' f- - ' ;‘ 4/Mr ' u' ■■l I ihhß 4 ■ 'lMS|sK|| MB® Vp ti |g|||: ■J; ■■ ?|j|f i 4- # ■£ 5: JFor Friday and Saturday | Important Aew; Fashions I t in Spring Frocks.... ;j 5i Here in this great fashion if *T showing are all the more h ■ important modes for smart j. ■£ hi Spring wardrobes .. . if S *"1 -f Frocks for every daytime L |j I M 1 it 4- and evening occasion, from ii I ;£ ■». the smart tnree-piece knit- B V « *«• isi ted sportswear to the loveliest formal dinner it •)• and evening gowns, IN ■<■ V- ALL SIZES. “^KB £ •»> r . , ,( " i|i And Right Now We're Featuring FLOWERED and PASTEL CHIFFONS, ]- LOVELY NEW PRINTED CREPES f 5i DOTTED CREPES and CHIFFONS I 3i Many Have Smart Jackets «; Some Have Puff Sleeves it FLOWERED TAFFETAS AND GAY if l PRINTED NET PICTURE FROCKS t M. BROOKS CO.—DRESSES 't •»• Oh th. Third Floor £ : : SOCIETY. C. Pilling gave a buffet luncheon today in celebration of his eighty-sixth birth day anniversary. The company in cluded Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Trow bridge, Dr. and Mrs. James Brown i Scott, Gen. and Mrs. David L. Brainard, Mr. and Mrs. J. Spalding Flannery, Mr. and Mrs. A. Blair Thaw, Mr. and Mrs. Copley Amory, Gen. and Mrs. Samuel Hos, Maj. and Mrs. John N. Greely, Gen. and Mrs. George T. Scriven, Dr and Mrs. Charles L. Mar lett, Mr. and Mrs. J. Laurence Laugh lin, Mr and Mrs. Henry C. Roland, Mr. and Mrs. Corrin Strong, Dr. and Mrs. Franklin Jameson, Mr. and Mrs. Dumas Malone, Jpdge John Ruther foord, Mr. Henderson Gregory, Dr. Charles Moore, Mr. David Edward Fin ley, Mrs. F. L. Denny, Mrs. George Goethals, Jr.; Mis. Paschal Crosston, Mrs. Charles Hoyt, Mrs. Royall de la Mater Meade, Mrs. Richard Waln wright, Mrs. Minnigerode Andrews, Mrs. Rose Gouvemeur Hoes, Mrs. Archibald Hopkins, Mrs. Henry Alvah Strong, Mrs. John Myers, Miss Rose Greely. Miss Edith Hoyt, Miss Ger trude Sawyer, Miss Alys Downing, Miss Flagg. Miss Ella Loraine Dorsey, Dr. J. Howard Gore, Dr. Leland O. Howard, Dr. John T. Vance, Mr. Lynch Luquer. Gen. James Allen. Dr. Charles Henry Butler, Dr. David Jayne Hill. Mr. Paul Evarts Johnson. Dr. Allen Johnson, Mr. J. F. Pettit and Mr. Henry Randall Webb. Gen. Greely will be the guest for whom his son and daughter-in-law, Maj. and Mrs. John N. Greely, will give a tea this afternoon from 5 to 6:30 o'clock. The charge d’affaires of Egypt, Mr. Ali Ismail Bey, entertained the legation staff at luncheon today in celebration of the anniversary of King Fuad of Egypt. Because of official mourning the annual reception marking the anniver sary was abandoned. Mr. Manuel Roxas, speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philip- Before Closing Your Home— Call Mr. Pyle for advice on cleansing and protecting your floor coverings from moths. Sanitary Carpet and 1 Rug Cleaning Co. 106 Indiana Ave. N.W. Phones: National 3257 I THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, MARCH 27. 1930. pines, will entertain at dinner tomor row evening at the Willard. Mr. Roxas is chairman of the Philippine delega tion in Washington. Representative "and” Mrs. O. B. Burt ness will encertain informally at din ner this evening at the Hotel Roosevelt. Mrs. Lindley H.” Hadley and Mrs. Charles Underhill were Joint hostesses to a company of 85 at luncheon fol lowed by bridge yesterday at the Con gressional Club. Mrs. William eThuII will Join Repre sentative Hull m their apartment at the Wardman Park Hotel today. Mrs. Hull and her niece, Miss Virginia Har ris, arrived in New York Sunday After a cruise In the West Indies. Miss Harris returned to Washington yesterday and will have as her guest Miss Mary Baker of Peoria, 111., who will come today. i Prau Klep, wife of the counselor of the German embassy, entertained a small company at luncheon yesterday at , the Carlton. The newly appointed United States | Ambassador to Poland and Mrs. John North Willys, who are spending some time at Palm Beach, Fla., were the guests for whom Mr. and Mrs. Henry Selig entertained at dinner last evening at the Casa Mia. In the afternoon Miss Lillian Wash burn Newlin of New York gave a tea In honor of Mrs. Willys. Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Stotes bury. The first secretary of Chilean em bassy. Senor Don Oscar Blanco Viel, has canceled his trip to Havana because of the death of his uncle, Senor Ventura Blanco VSel, in Santiago. Miss Henrietta Allen entertained at a dinner danoe last evening In the palm court of the Mayflower In compliment to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Babcock of Los Angeles and the former’s brother, Mr. Ray Babcock of Pittsburgh, who will be guests of Senator and Mrs. Henry J. Allen until the end of the week. Mrs. Harry, K. Daugherty, wife of the assistant solicitor of the Treasury, is visiting her son and daughter-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Haywood Daugherty, at their home, in Philadelphia. She ar I *2= M*Brodks*Cc “= I I at Brook’s? Q * STREET BETWEEN HTtt A. I2TH at Brooks? £ f Distinctive Coats t You’ll Be Proud to Wear it 3: # t 1: in Any Smart Gathering! it Unwwd tie, and we .feel sure that any miss y BiJetl*T*Un?*ei»?h i*i wHsUtas* »■£*** st $39.75 are almost every one of the smart fashions it •»• mt Broadtail. that you'll see in much more expensive coats. All the it i|i $39- 75 newer variations of the cape, which is so important in it i|i Spring apparel ... Black and Blue are color leaders ... -t i|i The flat “heatless furs" are most in demand. The <t jl (1 size range is complete. M. .BOOKS CO-COBTS | £ P ||| ifi /Bnlfu I* Tweeds and the More Formal £ Jj .! There is such intriguing variety in •»• ( /tP| jjdfUr*JS the new Spring suits .. . no -t iji foifc ’ achieve smartness. Short jackets ‘£ £ ilk- 1 :. TTjlt Tui MTr mannishly tailored, three-quarter- I ' WHI bj length coats that show more feminin- if 4 /fiisisyiSi fiflll rfl 'Fw more softness in their detailing, £ I f/j U kiH u\ cape effects, boleros, and, oh, simply » tiylTi Hr’ Hjl scores of other modes. We are es- •(• 4 > : JClptji liljll (j\ pecially proud of the collection of if i|i C uuj fa w|i $25, and J * t# are of Satin i}i | m. co.-suits | rlvsd in New York Sunday after a cruise in the West Indies with Mrs. William E. Hull and Miss Virginia Harris. Mrs. Daugherty will join Mr. Daugherty In their apartment at Ward man Park Hotel in a few days. Gen. John P. Pershing will be the honor guest at a brilliant reception In New York today, given by the trustees of the French Institute. The receiving line will include Mr. Ormond O. Bmith, president of the trustees; Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt, Mrs. Arthur W. Little, Mrs. Lawrence L. Gillespie, Mrs. Gerald M. Livingston, Mrs. William H. Rocke feller, Mrs. Lorlllard Spencer and Mrs Myron C. Taylor. Among the guests will be the Am bassador of France, M. Paul Claudel, who went to New York yesterday for the event. Preceding the reception Gen. Pershing will be entertained at luncheon by Mr. Myron C. Taylor. Rear Admiral and Mrs. Willard H. Brownson, who have returned to Wash ington from Mountain Lake. Fla., have been Joined at the Mayflower by their grandchildren, Miss Isabelle Hart and Thomas C. Hart. jr„ of Sharon. Conn. Rosewell Hsrt will Join his brother snd sister here on Friday. Miss Caroline Brownson will also come from Wellesley to pass her Spring holiday with her grandparents, Admiral and Mrs. Brown son. Col. and Mrs. E. C. Stodter of Buffalo are among the recent arrivals In Wash ington and are staying at the Cairo Hotel. Capt. and Mrs. George M. Stackhouse are passing several days in Washington at the Mayflower, en route from Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, Honolulu, to the Norfolk Navy Yard, where Capt. Stack house has been assigned to duty. Lady Isabella Howard, wife of the former Ambassador of Great Britain, was the guest of honor at a luncheon of the American Women’s Club yester day in London. Assisting Mrs. Curtis Brown, president of the club, were Mrs. Charles G. Dawes, wife of the United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James; Lady Bryce and Mrs. Philip Snowden. Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, widow of the late former President, who makes her home In New York, Is visiting Mrs. Horace M. Houser In Boston, where she went to attend the Brahms festival. Mrs. Houser will accompany Mrs. Har rison by motor to Charleston, S. C., later in the Spring. Dr. and Mrs. Wilhelm Kiesselbach have returned to Washington from Ber lin and will be at the Mayflower for a month. Dr. Kiesselbach la German commissioner of the Mixed Claims Com mission of the United States and Germany. Dean and Mrs. George B. Woods were hosts to a party at dinner and bridge last evening, when their guests were Dr. and Mrs. Prank Ballou. Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Christie, Col. and Mrs. Charles R. Stark, jr.; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Seitz and Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Yereance. Dr. and Mrs. Hugh Eckener and their son, Mr. Knut Eckener, who arrived In Washington last evening and are at the Willard, are accompanied by Comdr. J. C. Hunsaker, first officer of the Oraf Zeppelin on Its famous round-the-world trip, and Mr. P. W. von Meister, repre sentative of the Luftschlffban Zeppelin, New York. Mr. Knut Eckener, son of the famous builder, will be remembered for his spectacular work In climbing out on the Use Henderson’s Furniture Oil Will not harm any finish James B. Henderson 1108 G Street Phones: District 7675 and 7676 . great ship during the perilous weather , to mend a broken fin on the Oral. ' Engagement Announced - Os Miss Daigleish to Mr. Perley. . Mr. and Mrs. James E. Dalgleish announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Evelyn, to Mr. Allan H. , Perley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Morrison 1 W. Perley. iJlayorit,,Farrell Permanent Waving AfDASTERNAK Childrens Portraits and Tinting for Easter The grace and naturalness of Easter togs and thoughts of the fashions of the hour demand Easter is close at handl the Easter rabbit are uppermost the same qnalit.es of the hair. in the min ds of tiny tots today. I And so permanent waves are “ y OI J would follow the spirit ~ . . more than ever the vogue. of youth and femininity of the It s # a grand time to have .heir Your hair can make or mar rr , - , u your whole appearance, so it is tCUronH Cr of Underwood & Underwood have quite important that you select ° s c d flo another interesting window of the best permanent wavers. • children’s photographs. They Marjorie Smith is an expert- . This season when you are prac- precious —so cunning she is back at the Washington tically overcome with the drastic are . . prec '°“ s . CUnn ‘ ng ’ branch of Frances Fox Institute fashion changes and find your roguish and mischievous and for the season. wardrobe passe—you want not most of all natural. Mme. Sheri is here from the one but several new costumes. The new double Beidler camera Paris office She is an artist on But if your budget is not a* v»- which Underwood & Under correct coiffure. ried as your wants, you will get .... Frances Fox Institute has particular delight in this, new de- wood have exclusive rights, has skilled specialists in every line of partment of Pasternak’s , exclu- opened a new book on child pho beauty work. It has been estab- sivc shop—which makes it pos- tography. Posing is no longer lished for more than 30 years in sihle for you to procure sports. w .., , .... ~ leading cities of Europe and street and formal apparel, in sizes necessary. While the child plays America. 14 to 20. with a price range start- about the studio the artist Decatur 5475. ing at $29.50. catjrhes any number of expres -1341 Conn. Ave., floor 2. This doe! , not j n an y way inter- sions. (Just below Dupont Circle.) f cre with the other depar tments Many p arents have several pic <* * * add ition. eXClU,iVC ShOP-,t ,S a " tures combined in * leather cov « r Lovell/ Complexions to ee P ** a kintf* °f memory „ *** bo ° k ' s2o.h,do rU p. I which are about to burst into New Clothes at Decatur 4100. H flowers, are the complexions of * 1230 Connecticut Avenue, the followers of Elizabeth Ar- The BettV Hanna den’s methods and preparations. , jt jt jl The name of Elizabeth Arden In preparation for the Easter |. is a symbol of beauty on the con- promenade, an event m the Capi tinents among distinguished worn- **l which is written about affaT TrtlMiWHiiiSiM en who realize the importance of throughout the country, the a lovelv skin and the truth and B et »y Hanna Shop is haying new T7l O proof of Elizabeth Arden's state- models coming in every day. t /-Jfl S ment that “every woman may You will be perfectly fascinated have a lovely complexion.” with their loveliness of line, the •wAr Let us suggest that you make color combinations and the styles. Superfluous hair and other an appointment for a consulta- The models will convince you facial blemishes mav be perma i tion with one of the artists of that whatever size you wear you .. , , . «... Hthis salon. She can tell you after can select a wardrobe that is de- nently removed by Hazel Dillon JJ examination the exact require- lightfully flattering. or Mr. Dillon, who have made a 1 ments of your individual com- Drop in to the shop tomorrow special study of hypertrichosis I plexion-suggest the proper treat- and see for yourscl f. and em , the only method ap . ment and preparations for home , Q r a . f . use Potomac 4058. proved by medical science. Decatur 2040. 1613 Connecticut Avenue. 1000 Conn. Ave., fl. 2. 1147 Connecticut Avenue. (Between Que and R Streets.) National 8779. The Ppide of . f Quelle beautel Quelle grace! All ■ Paris; is agog over a new shoe K JSCmfltrjr W creation already being duplicated & J by Sterling and soon to be dis- m « . . m Styl* #6113 now In stock P ,C, y ed ’ Stock and Brown Kid "It is the Sterling function to seek out and faithfully duplicate the most enticing shoe modes of Europe and America for delivery to you at the popular Sterling COLOR MOTE M The new browns... Havana, Java, Cocoa will be prominent this Spring. FOR EXTRA WEAR .... M STERLIMG#3OOj es Sterling chiffon hose...silk to top... superbly sheet texture ...slenderizing French heel... *** *°* *°** Styl* #6877 now in (lock B Sile * 2 l/2 to 9 Widths AAA to D Sun Tan—Black, Brown IWATTERS SHOPS J (shoes) (hosiery) J - 1337 F Street N.W. A wedding of Interest in Washington took place yesterday in London when Mias Alison Gibson Miller, daughter of Mrs. James Dubois Powell of Maple wood, N. j became the bride of Mr. Denning Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wiae Miller. The bride is • niece of Senator Joseph E. Ransdell of Louisiana. SOCIETY. The ceremony wee performed to ihe Church of the Annunciation, the Rdf. R. Waddinffton officiating. A Col. Wade H. Cooper will give a mkl- Lent musical and tea at the Mayflower Monday afternoon at 4 o’clock. Follow- - ing the program to be given by Mia* . Helen Howfoon, lyric soprano; Mr., (Continued on Third Page.) .