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Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972, October 25, 1931, Image 48

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{Black and White Dance
At Quantic© Last Night
j Attended hy Hundreds
Maj. and Mrs. John Sebree
Entertain at Dinner {or 16
£ Guests.
r QTJAjmCO. Vs., October 25—Maj
tad Mrs Franklin Steele and their
daughter. Miss Betsy Ann Steele, gave
a black-and-white dance last night
at the Officers' Club for several hun
dred of tbelr friends The whole color
scheme of the affair was faithfully i
carried out In the deecorations and i
costumes of the guests. The ball room f
of the club, which Is paneled in white
woodwork, made an admirable back
ground for the numerous black-and
white effects which were artistically
carried out. There were large black
pottery bowls filled with white flow
ers placed at intervals around the
room; black silhouetted shades covered
the lights; great branches of black
painted leaves filled the panels of the
wall space, and there were displayed
10 black-and-white posters the wortc
of Lieut. Frederick H Smith, who is
on duty In Quantlco
The guests were Invited for 9 30
©’clock, some coming In Pierrot and
yama-yama suits. pajamas. Kate
Green way costumes, as blackface come
dians and In many strange and start
line aulses An equal number came in
formal evening dress, but all faithfully
carried out the black-and-white motive.
Prizes were given for the best cos
tume for both men and women and
aillv nrftes were given later in the eve
ning ' for the wlnnars of the elimina
tion dances and musical chairs. An
orchestra from Fredericksburg fur
nlshed the music, and at midnight
supper was served. Also at supper time,
s birthday cake was presented to Capt.
Campbell Brown, with a gTeat deal or
mock ceremony and loud singing of
“Happy Birthday to You. sung in
Close harmony.
Maj and Mrs. John Sebree enter
tained at dinner for 16 guests before
the black and whit* dance. Their
guests were Maj. and Mrs. Samuel
Woods, Maj. and Mrs. Russell Davis,
r / Jggj. and Mrs. Pedro Del Valle. Maj.
ana Mr*. Maurice Berry. Maj and
Harold Parsons. Capt. and Mrs. James
Flett, Capt. and Mrs. Floyd Bennett and
Capt. and Mrs. George Shearer
Miss Betty Price, daughter of Maj.
end Mrs. Charles F. B. Price, enter
‘ talned 18 guests at dinner preceding
the dance. *
Maj. and Mrs. Roy Geiger, Lieut.
Comdr. and Mrs. Roy Pfaff and Lieut,
end Mrs. Walter Ansel were among
those who drove to Yorktown for tne
Col. and Mrs. F. E. Evans were the
house guests of Capt. and Mrs Frank
lin Steele, as was also Miss Ethel But
ler, who canje down for the dance, and
will remain in Quantlco for about a
Week visiting various friends.
Lieut, Comdr. and Mrs. John Falge
have as their house guests Mr. and Mrs.
* Francis Falge and their baby. Mr.
Falge was graduated ih the class of
1924 trim the Naval Academy, but re
slgned from the service immediately
after graduation.
Miss Anne Brooke Gibson of Fred
ericksburg was the guest of Maj. and
Mrs. John Sebree last week end.
Lieut, and Mr*. Edwin Pollock enter
tained Capt. and Mrs. H. D. Linscott
and their two children at dinner last
There was a post bridge party at the
Offlcara’ Club Friday night. These
parties, held twice a month during the
Winter months, are becoming very
popular. The play starts at 9 o'clock
and continues until 11:30 o'clock, when
refreshment* are aerved and prizes are
awarded. Capt. and Mrs. Earle Camp
bell were hosts at a dinner at the club
before the bridge, honoring Gen. and
Mrs. Randolph Berkeley. Their other
guest* were Maj. and Mrs. John Sebree.
Maj. and Mrs. Karl Buse, Maj. and
Mrs. William James, Col. and Mrs.
John Henley, Oapt and Mrs. Thomas
Kendrick, Capt and Mrs. Ralph West.
Lieut, and Mrs. Robert Pendleton.
Lieut, and Mrs. Edwin Pollock and
Lieul. and Mrs. Walter Ansel. U. 8. N.
M4J. and Mrs. Harold Parsons had a
dinner at their quarters before the
brldrfe party, when their guests were
Chaplain and Mrs. Wilford Hall. Maj.
and 'Mrs. Clarence Nutting. Maj. and
Mrs. Samuel Woods. Lieut. Comdr. and
Mrs. Dalton Davis. M. C.. U. S. N ;
Mrs.' H. Davis, Maj. Chester Gawne.
Maj. and Mrs. Russell Davis. Lieut.
Comdr. and Mrs Roy Pfaff and Capt.
and Mrs. Percy Cornell.
Gen. Randolph Berkeley gave a
luncheon at the Hotel Emerson, In Bal
timore, Saturday before the foot ball
game between the Marines and the
Baltimore firemen His guests were
Mrs. Berkeley. Brig Gen and Mrs. R
H. Lane and Miss Mary Lane, Mrs. Joe
Noxon. Maj. Gen and Mrs. Paul Ma
lone, Col. F E. Evans. Capt. and Mrs
Reynolds Hayden. U. S. N ; Col. and
Mrs. James J. Meade, Chaplain and
Mrs. Wilford Hall. Col. and Mrs. Tom
Barber. Col. and Mrs. Andrew Drum,
Col. and Mrs H. G. Bartlett and others
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