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SIXTEEN PAGES. ISfje Jhmday §&tf WASHINGTON, D. G, MAY 19, 1946. Colombian President-Elect Will Be Entertained Here Other Visitors to Enliven Washington’s Social Scene By Margaret Hart Society Editor. Washington's kaleidoscopic social scene is as pleasantly surprising as an old-fashioned grabbag. One never knows what prize is in store. And that's what makes the Nation's Capital such a good place to be. One day there is fanfare for a visitor from South America—the next day the arrival of a celebrity from Europe is claiming the limelight. And then there is always a whirl of festivities for the homefolk to further brighten the picture. Another President-elect is coming to town. Senor Marino Ospina Perez of Colombia, who in March was elected to the highest office in his country's government, will be headed for the United States June 2. He Is due to arrive in Washington June 5 and will be accorded the customary formal welcome. He will be received by President Truman, Secretary of State Byrnes and other high officials. Senor Ospina made plans for an official tour of this country some time ago and when this was disclosed he was invited to the Capital as a guest of the Nation. He will stay at the Blair House during his three or four days’ visit. The Colombian President-elect will be accompanied by his wife and several officials who will serve in his cabinet. Chalked on the calendar of events for him will be a reception at the Colombian Embassy and he will be feted by officials of our Government. Senor Ospina is to be inaugurated August 7 in colorful ceremonies and some of the diplomats he will meet here, as well as members of our State Department probably will see him take his oath of office. Aoted British Guest From England will come a very distinguished visitor. He is Mr. Julien Huxley, noted biologist and writer. As executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Social and Cultural Oragnization, his mission here is an important one. He is to supervise the preparatory work of the organization, which is just coming into existence. Due to arrive May 27, Mr. Huxley will be accompanied by Mrs. Hux Society Attends Cummings-Murr ay Wedding Ceremony The attention of Washington, Newj York and Chicago society was cen tered yesterday on the wedding of Miss Therese P. Murray and Mr. Walter J. Cummings, jr., in St. Pat rick's Cathedral in New York, at which His Eminence Francis Cardi nal Spellman officiated. He was as sisted at the ceremony, which took place at 11:30 a m., by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Francis J. McQuade. S. J. Pro vincal of New York Province. Miss Murray is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Murray of New York and Southampton, and Mr. Cum mings is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Cummings of Chicago. Given in marriage by her father, the bride made an exquisite picture in her white satin gown. Her veil of lace, a family heirloom, was ar ranged in coronet fashiorf, and she carried a bouquet of white orchids and bouvardia. Mrs. Buckley M. Byers of Sewick ley, Pa., was her sister's matron of honor. Mrs. Jerome H. P. Boucher and Miss Judith Murray of New York, also sisters of the bride, W'ere bridesmaids, as were Mrs. John Van derventer, Mrs. Peter Sullivan, Miss Mary Stapleton, Mrs. Basil Harris, jr., all of New York, and Mrs. Vin cent Mullins of Portland, Oreg. All attendants wore bouffant gowns of azure blue organza with matching coronets of. azure blue horsehair. They all called sprays of white and yellow sprir.„ flowers, with the ex ception of the matron of honor, whose bouquet was of orchids. Mr. Arthur J. Cummings was his brother's best man and Mr. Edward McLean Cummings, an other brother, was head usher. Other ushers were Mr. Jerome H. P. Boucher, Mr. George M. Duff, jr.; Mr. Chester .Hammond, Mr. Ring land F. Kilfctrick, jr.: Mr. John Mackenzie, jil; Mr. Charles S. Whit man, jr.. all of New York City, and Mr. David T. Beals III of Kansas City, Mo.; Mr. Buckley M. Byers of Sewickley. Lt. Comdr. Leslie Doug las. U. S. N. R.. of Washington; Lt. John L. Frothingham. U. S. N. R. of Philadelphia: Lt. George P. Gris wold, U. S. N. R„ of Erie, Pa.; Lt. Perry A. Pederson, U. S. N R, of Cleveland, and Mr. Talbot Shelton of Bethlehem, Pa. The new Mrs. Cummings was graduated from the Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York. She is a granddaughter of the late Thomas E. Murray, engineer and inventor, and Mrs. Murray and the late James A. Farrell, president of the U. S. Steel Corp. and Mrs. Ferrell. The bridegroom attended St. Al ban's School in Washington and the Chicago Latin School. He was graduated from Yale University in 1937. from the Harvard Law School in 1940 and has been serving on the staff of the Solicitor General in Washington. His parents 're sided in Washington in 1933 and 1934. during which time the senior Mr. Cummings was chair man of the Federal Deposit In surance Corp. and executive as sistant to the Secretary of the Treasury. ley ana iney win stay at uiair L,ee House for their brief journey. Plans are now taking shape for their en tertainment. Mr. Huxley will be in the coun try for about three weeks, making New York his headquarters for the major part of the time. He has just completed a tour of Brazil. Venezuela and Cuba. Mexico will be his last stop before entraining for Washington. In Washington now is another in teresting personality from England. Dr. Edith Ford, chairman of the British Teachers' Exchange, arrived several days ago for important dis cussions with officials of our office of Education. She is winding up arrangements for the exchange of teachers between this country and England. Seventy of our top teach ers are to sail for England in time for the opening of the coming autumn school term. And simul taneously the same number of Eng lish instructors will be en route to the United States. Mrs. Ford will be in this city for; several weeks and will be enter tained during her stay. The whirl of fetes for her started Friday with the First Secretary of the British Embassy and Mrs. Maclean and the Second Secretary and Mrs. David Daiaches giving a joint cocktail party in her honor. Mrs. Clark Plans Pete United States, Attorneys from all parts of the country will be in town during the coming week for confer ences with Attorney General Tom C. Clark. Their arrival will be the signal for several entertainments. Many are bringing their wives with them and there will be parties for them too. Mrs. Clark is planning a buflet supper Thursday for the ladies at her home. The affair will be marked by simplicity and the guests will be limited to the visitors and wives of officials of the Justice De partment. Another function scheduled for the ladies is a tea Wednesday given jointly by Mrs. Wendell Beige, Mrs. T. Lamar Caudle, wives of Assistant Attorney Generals and Mrs. James V. Bennett, whose hus band is Director of the Bureau of Prisons. The Wednesday affair will be given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Berge in Rock Creek Hills. In keeping with the conservation of wheat for food relief abroad, the tea time dainties will be made of oatmeal and other substitutes. Another entertainment for some visitors will be the cocktail party tomorrow given by the chief of I the shipping division of the State Department, Mr. Jesse E. Saugstad. His guests will be a number of prominent shipbuilders from Swe den, who are en route to Seattle to visit ship yards there. With the end Wednesday of the mourning period the calendar will be crowded with activity. In ad dition to the events postponed out of respect to the late Chief Justice Stone, many other parties have been planned. The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and Senhora de Martins will be hosts at dinner Wednesday night; at the Embassy. The affair will1 honor the newly appointed United (See HART7Page D-67) I BRIDES WHOSE WEDDINGS TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY. Mrs. Walter J. Cummings, jr. (above), before her marriage yesterday was Miss Therese Murray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bradley Murray. _Hal Phyje Photo. <Upper right) Mrs. William Joslin before her wedding yesterday to Lt. Joslin, U. S. N. R., was Miss Mary Coker. She is the granddaughter of the late former Secretary of Commerce and Mrs. Daniel C. Roper. —Bachrach Photo. Exclusively Yours, -Betty Beale - Capital Mecca for New Yorkers; Romance Bloomed at Second Sight when a Washingtonian hears about some out-of-town gayety, he is apt to feel like Noah listening to much ado about a drizzle. When the local fry leave luwu n is no longer with that fun- searching gleam in the eye as of a hunter on the chas$, but rather with the frank ad mission that rest is indicated if a breakdown is to be averted. Once | Capitalites went * to New York for excitement, now .New x o r k e r s ■ come to Wash- Mrs. Wanamaker. ington to taste again the pleasures of the fulltime party life. The glamorous blond Mrs. Rodman Wanamaker and the attractive Mrs. Lytle Hull (formerly Mrs. Vincent Astor) will come down from Gotham on the 21st for fun and a few days’ visit. Joseph Alsop will give a dinner for them on the 22d and Mrs. Arthur Fowler will do likewise for the same reason on the 23d. And lured to this vicinity this week end by the charms of Capital life are Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Hamil ton of New York. They are staying with Janet and Hugh D. Auchincloss at their across-the-river estate, Merrywood. Last night the Auchin closses entertained at a small dinner in their honor. Sandy Hamilton is always running into people who have never met him before but who feel sure that they have because the name is familiar. Mrs. Clark Mcllwaine will give a dinner and dance Saturday night at the F Street Club for the club capacity. And that is for 100 unless there has been a very recent change. . . . The next afternoon there will be a large after-christening party at the pink and blue home of Ruth and Wiley Buchanan to meet Wiley Thomas Buchanan. III. . . . Betty and Frank Vanderlip will be hosts at a buffet supper on the 29th before the United Nations ball. So close is the Vanderlips’ house to the old Townsend home where the ball will be, that guests will practically be able to fall out of one and land into the other. * * * * When Anne Boardman and Jim Penfleld show how co-operative State Department members can be and [became one on June 1, they will combine enough experiences to fill the proverbial tome. As an OWI in formation specialist, Anne analyzed radio propaganda in England, worked on OWI publications in Italy, started a United States li brary and information center in Belgrade and helped open up the Embassy there, too. She met the iron man Tito under completely social circumstances but with the State Department reserve prefers not to give her impressions of the powerful, Russian favored, Yugo slavian leader. Sometimes there were only a few miles between the German lines and this good-looking, vivacious blond, who is all that and intelligent, too. She met Jim this Christmas and it was love at second sight because neither of them can remember their first meeting despite the fact that they dined together. Each can re call perfectly dining at the Ted Achilles several years ago and would swear that the other was not there were it not for the fact that Anne kept a diary and listed all the people on the dinner. Anne says her (See BEALE, Page D-6j Surles Moving; Other Service Families Hosts By Ann Cline Maj. Gen. Alexander D. Surles, on the staff in the Chief of staff's Office, and Mrs. Surles will have a different address as of tomorrow. They took advantage of an oppor tunity to get an apartment in Washington—which is sometimes compared to going through a major war—so there will be a temporary vacancy out at Port Myer. Their new address will be 2022 Columbia road, the Wyoming Apart ments. An unusual and interesting coin cidence in the Surles’ case is that Fort Myer was their first post and their last. When Gen. Surles grad uated from West Point in 1911 he was sent there as a lieutenant in the 15th Cavalry. Mrs. Surles said she hoped this would be a perma nent address. Her husband was re tired on March 31, but was called back on active duty the next day. Along the entertainment line: The Surgeon General of the Army and Mrs. Norman T. Kirk were hosts at a farewell dinner party last night at the Officers’ Club of the Army Medical Center in honor of Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Stanhope Bayne-Jones. Gen. Bayne-Jones, who was m the Office of the Sur geon General, is being separated from the service and he and his wife are leaving Washington. Two parties are on the calendar for tonight. Maj. Gen. Charles D. Herron, who is in the Office of the Chief of Staff, and Mrs. Herron will give a cocktail party in their Be thesda home. The only guests not from Wash ington will be the Herrons’ son-in law and daughter. Lt. Col. and Mrs. R. W. Ripple, who are making their home with the hosts. The other affair is a supper party being given by Brig. Gen. George Beach, commanding officer at Wal ter Reed, and Mrs. Beach. Invitations are in the mail from Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Virgil Peterson for cocktails on June 2. News of Envoys From Afar; Espils Settle in London Mrs. Bartlett Off to Dinard; Mrs. Gunther Back in July By Katharine M. Brooks News from overseas last week included word from the new Argen tine Ambassador of the Court of St. James's, Senor Don Juan Espil, who presented his credentials the middle of last week. The Ambassador and Senora de Espil left Madrid a month or more ago and spent a brief vacation in Paris after he was transferred from Spain to England. The Ambassador and Senora de Espil have a very wide circle of friends in Washington, the Ambassador having served here in various capacities at the embassy until his appointment as Ambassador at this Capital. When the Ambassador and Senora de Espil left here they went to Buenos Aires before his mission to Madrid. Before Senora de Espil made a visit in Washington, where her mother, Mrs. Frank C. Letts, still makes her home, she joined the Ambassador in Madrid. There was great pleasure felt when he again was appointed to Washington, that assignment having been changed later with instructions for the London post. Washington probably will not see Senora de Espil before the autumn, for she is deep in the settling of the London Embassy for their occupancy. She probably will be unable to complete this work before hot weather descends on the District and will make her visit here in the autumn. Caseys in Australia Also from overseas comes word that the former Australian Minister, Mr. Richard Casey, has been elected president of the Australian-Ameri can Association. This organization, which is somewhat similar to the English-Speaking Union in its aims, has its headquarters in Australia, The former Minister, who was the first from his country at this post, and Mrs. Casey were here in the late winter for a brief visit on their way from his former post in India to Australia. They were entertained by some of their many friends here and at the legation. Mrs. Paul W. Bartlett is among Washingtonians who are looking forward to returning to their homes in France, now that transportation Capital Silhouette By Frances Lide Mrs. Woodhouse of Connecticut Known as Economist and Educator About twice a month, Representa tive Chase Going Woodhouse re turns to the Connecticut district she represents in Congress to talk over current issues ! with her constit uents. These discus sions usually are in the na ture of public forums under the auspices of different groups —with the audi ence invited to question the speaker on leg islative matters and other sub jects oi con- —— cern. Mr*. Woodhouse. Those who participate represent many economic backgrounds and | political faiths. Mrs. Woodhouse is a Democrat in a normally Republic s can district and she believes voters i have the right to see, hear and ■ question their elected Representa - tives. *j Her technique has attracted wide s j Interest, but it is a logical method r i for a woman who often has demon v • strated her belief in the effective , ness of bringing various groups to 2! gether to talk over common prob - lems. A good example of this is found . in the conferences of the Institute t of Women’s Professional Relations i annually held here in the Capital. . The institute was founded in 1929 ? by Mrs. Woodhouse and Mrs. Jou i ett Shouse of Washington, who long i have been friends and partners in - various enterprises. Its headquar - ters are at Connecticut College for 1 Women — where Mrs. Woodhouse . has held the chair of economics for : a number of years—and its princi y pal work is in the field of research, s Mrs. Woodhouse, who is man t aging director of the institute, alsc ° has played a prominent role in f many other organizations concerned e with public questions and the pro i. Sessional advancement of women. ‘ She is a distinguished looking 3 person, with a highly intelligent s face and an air of dignity and poise. She has calm gray eyes f and white hair, but her daughter ' Margaret, who currently is serving ^: as her secretary, contends her white 1; hair is misleading. The truest thing ever said of her mother, in Mar _; garet’s opinion, is that “regardless ' | of when she was born, Mrs. Wood 7 house is young.’’ rj Before she was elected to Con gress in November. 1944, Chase v 1 Going Woodhouse had served as e Secretary of State of Connecticut . in 1941 and 1942, being granted leave, then as now’, from her post n at Connecticut College, n How she became an economist educator, and eventually, a holdei of public office, is a story she sums up briefly—jobs have always seemed to come her way in an easy fash ion. She undertook both her politi cal campaigns at the request of 1 Democratic groups in her State. She is a New Englander by fam | ily background, but was born in ■ Victoria, British Columbia, where her father, a civil engineer, was engaged on a railroad-building project. Most of her youth was , spent on the Pacific Coast, she was ; graduated from the Science High ; School at Shelbyville, Ky„ and then :went to McGill University in Mon treal for her college work. After that she studied abroad—prin cipally at the University of Berlin before returning to America for further graduate work at the Uni versity of Chicago. While she was at the University of Chicago she was offered a posi tion as economics instructor at ! Smith College. That started her on a career that has included teach ing at the summer sessions of many universities, several years here as senior economist with the Agricul ture Department’s Bureau of Home Economics and a post as director of personnel at the Woman s Col lege, University of North Carolina. Mrs. Woodhouse and her husband, Edward James Woodhouse, a pro fessor at the University of North Carolina, have two children. Their son, Noel R. S. Woodhouse. served several years in the A. A. F before his recent discharge. He has re turned to the University of North Carolina to study law. Margaret, who became her mother’s secretary when Mrs. Woodhouse found it al uiuH impossiuie 10 coiain sucn assistance, plans to begin a law course at the same university next February. Mrs. Woodhouse and Margaret live in a house in Georgetown which she bought after she came to Wash ington. It is fllled with the antiques she loves and has a nice garden. Her hobby is doing over old houses. She once wanted to become an architect, gave it up because she couldn't find a good school that would accept women and now satis fies the ambition by donning over alls and wielding a paint brush. She has little time, however, to spend at home. Being a member of Congress, she has found, curtails personal freedom to a great extent. She is a member of the Banking and Currency Committee which has handled such important legislation as the Bretton Woods agreement, OPA and housing bills and the British loan. As a freshman member of the House, she has been impressed by the spirit of "give and take" which prevails despite personal disagree ments. And she has found that the women in Congress are treated not as women but as persons. is possmie. bne plans to leave some time during the early summer and will spend several months at her place in Dinard as well as taking time to look over her apart ment in Paris. Her charming place in Dinard, where she has assembled much of the late Mr. Bartlett's best works of sculpture as a permanent exhibit, has been left almost per fectly intact. However, there prob ably has been considerable damage done from the dampness in the Paris apartment because of the lack of heat in the age-old stone build ing. Stefanos Lease House Mrs. Bartlett remained in her Dinard home as long as she dared after the invasion of France and for some months nothing was heard from her in Washington. She reached here safty after pnusual experiences in transit and settled in the house at 3026 N street where she has been for the past few years. The N street house she has leased to the Counselor of the Italian Em bassy and Signora Stefano. Planning to return to Washington in the autumn, Mrs. Bartlett prob ably will take over the N street house. In the meantime. Mrs. Bartlett is in what she calls her "Foxhole," a smaller and very quaint little house at 1673 Thirty-fourth street. The little "Foxhole" stands in the midst of a rolling field, which gives ample opportunity for a small garden—a necessity to comfort in Mrs. Bartlett's life. Coming back recently from Paris were Dr. and Mrs. Hugh S. Cum i ming. Dr. Cumming, who some years ago was surgeon general of the Public Health Service, now is di rector of the Pan American Sani tary' Commission. The trip was for inspection of conditions abroad. The couple made the trip both ways by plane. Mrs. Franklin Mott Gunther is making plans for her return to this country, having been abroad for some time. She is in Romania and expects to be back here some time in July. Mrs. Warren Delano Robbins also is Washington bound, although plans for her flight to the Capital from the Argentine were delayed from this month to June. Other travelers coming in this direction are Mrs. Dean Acheson, expected back this evening from Saranac, and the Undersecretary of Commerce and Mrs. Wayne Chatfield-Taylor. who will be back shortly from 10 days on their farm in Virginia. yVl/tt Wright Picks June Wedding Date The Scientist Director of the United States Public Health Service and Mrs. Willard H. Wright an nounce the engagement of their daughter. Miss Mary Louise Wright, to Mr. James Thomas Campbell, jr., of Kansas City, Mo., son of Mr. and Mrs. Campbell of Paducah. Ky. The wedding w-ill take place June 15 in the Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church. Miss Wright graduated from Queens College, Charlotte. N. C, w'here she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. Her fiance attended Purdue University and was a mem ber of Lamba Chi fraternity. High Lights of Fete for Far Eastern Commission * «< The newly appointed Soviet Ambassador, Mr. Nikolai V. Novikov (right), chats with Secretary General of the Far Eastern Commission Nelson T. Johnson at the former’s party for the commission. (Above) Brig. J. D. P. Chapman-Denys, Great Britain’s delegate, pictured with Miss Tanya Krilova. (Right) The Chi nese Ambassador, Dr. Wei Tao-ming, and the Netherlands Ambassador, Dr. A. Loudon, were other members of the commission present. —Harris & Ewing Photos.