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Miss Louchheim Is Presented;
Other Holiday Festivities Against a background of poinset tia. English holly and other Christ mas decorations. Miss Mary Sandel Louchheim was presented to society yesterday by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Clinton Louchheim, jr. The debut was a tea at home from 6 to 7 o'clock. The blond, medium height bud wore a dark green faille gown and carried Brandywine roses. Her mother had on a Navy blue taffeta dress and a corsage of red camellias. Assisting the debutante were Miss Rebecca Ann White, Miss Joan Fechteler and Miss Margaret An derson. Mrs. Louchheim's assistants were Mrs. Ganson Purcell, Mrs. Donald Hiss, Mrs. James H. Rowe and Mrs. Francis Greene. Miss Louchheim was graduated from the National Cathedral School for Girls and now is a freshman at Pembroke College in Providence, R. I. kggnog Forty The Fort Leslie J. McNair Offi cers’ Club was filled with gaiety during the hours of 5 to 7 o’clock yesterdav when Tykle Blakeney en tertained at an eggnog party for Betsy Bassett, who made her debut on Thanksgiving Day. Yesterday was the anniversary of the time, place and hour that Tykle was presented last year. Betsy was one of her assistants and the two girls were graduated together from National Cathedral School for Girls. Tykle, who is the daughter of Col. and Mrs. Charles Creswell Blakeney, and Betsy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bassett, received their young friends while their parents stood by. The Blakeneys and the Bassetts were the only adults at the party. The young girls both were in black bouffant dresses, Betsy's lace over a green slip, and Tykle’s had a full skirt and a deep cowl neckline. Both girls wore pink camellias. Mrs. Blakeney's gown was black lace and crepe, with a drape skirt, and Mrs. Bassett had on a bright rose crepe costume with a side drape and long sleeves. Holly and red candles were used to decorate the club and the cen terpiece on the table was made of Christmas ornaments, surrounded by candles and holly. Another debutante was enter tained yesterday when Miss Syliva Shafroth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Shafroth, gave a cocktail party for Miss Ruth Saul, who came out Wednesday at the Sulgrave Club. The party started out to be a imall affair, but grew and grew un til it was almost necessary to open the sides of the house. In tact, the party was so big that all the food was put out and every one served themselves. Miss Shafroth wore a slate gray taffeta ballerina dress with a cape. Both girls had on gardenias. Keep Open House It was open-house day yesterday from Chevy Chase to Falls Church. Capitalites. went from one friend's home to another to share holiday cheer and display the booty Santa Claus left. Between 4 and 6 in the afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Jesse W. Nicholson welcomed about 200 friends at their house on Newlands street, and from 4 on until late in the evening the welcome sign was plainly visible at Hillcrest Farm over in Virginia. The Luttrell party, in fact, turned into a supper par excellence that was prepared entirely by their su perior Czech cook. Creamed tur key. ham, gorgeous-looking choco late and coffee layer cakes and a Czechoslovakian fruit cake were some of the items that decorated the buffet, along with the deep silver bowl of eggnog and plates of all kinds of cookies. A white tree glowed wun pins and red balls In one room and mistletoe hung over every doorway, just in case one was overlooked. The pretty blond hostess added still more Christmas cheer in a stunning high-necked, long-sleeved red silk dress with a bustle. Dropping in some time after dusk were the Thad Brown, jr.’s, the William Merriams, the Norwegian Second Secretary and Mrs. Elovius Mangor, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Bu chanan, the John Waggamans, the Robert Portners, Miss Dolly Cobin, Mr. Britton Browne, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas' Adams. Col. and Mrs. M. Robert Guggenheim, who brought Mr. Arthur Vandenberg, jr„ and Miss Nola Dorbritz, the hostess' half sister, who was really the guest of honor. She is here on a holiday from Bennington College. Calling at the Nicholsons earlier were the Assistant Secretary of the , Air Force and Mrs. Cornelius Van 1 derbilt Whitney, Admiral and Mrs. Harold Train, Representative and Mrs. Lansdale Sasscer, Sir Willmott and Lady Lewis, T>r. Curley Byrd, Mrs. Anne Archbold, Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Lawrence Kuter and their debutante daughter, Roxanne, Sena i tor and Mrs. Earl Hampton, Judge and Mrs. Bftlitha Laws, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Whiteford and Mr. and Mrs. Robert McNeill. MISS SIMON. The engagement oj MRs Ruth Simon to Mr. Miles M. Silverman has oeen announced by the bride-elect’s mother, Mrs. Morris Simon. —Hessler Photo. Party Is Given For Betty Tyson * Miss Bessie McKee, debutante daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John K. McKee, had open house yesterday in honor of Miss Betty Tyson of Bos ton and Newport, who is here with her aunt, Mrs. George Mesta, for a holiday visit. Assisting the young hostess, w-ho wore a pretty ballerina frock of royal blue crepe and a corsage of white orchids was her mother and several close friends, Jane Lingo, Edwina Wadden, Mildred Douglas and Loyce Lovett. Mrs. McKee wore a long gown of violet satin and a corsage of orchids. The table in the dining room had a gayly-lighted Christmas tree as Its main decoration, with red candles in silver candle holders at each end. While the young girls and their escorts enjoyed the eggnog and other holiday refreshments, a strolling accordionist and a pianist from Sid ney’s Orchestra played a pleasing accompaniment. MISS KINSMAN. —r. Marion uianc fnoio. • _ Miss Jane Malcolm Kinsman and Mr. Thomas Burbridge Hill, jr., whose-engagement is announced by: Miss Kinsman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude D. Kinsman, will be married in June. Miss Kinsman, who studied at Mary Washington College, will be graduated from Montgomery Junior College in the spring. Mr. Hill, now a student at Mont gomery Junior College, will transfer to the School of Government at George Washington University in February. He is the son of Navy Capt, and Mrs. Hill. Speaker Named Miss Pearl Atkinson will be guest speaker at a luncheon meeting of the Maimonides Auxiliary on Janu ary 4 at 12:30 pun. at the Good Earth Restaurant. The group is a charitable organization composed of dentists’ wives. Prenuptial Fete Miss Mary Victory Stohlman was hostess at a late-afternoon party yesterday, entertaining in honor of her cousin, Mr. Edwin Stohlman, and his fiancee, Miss Joan Darby. Miss Stohlman's mother. Mrs. Frederick Stohlman, assisted her daughter. 1 MISS MARY SAN DEL LOUCHHEIM. —Harris & Ewing Photo. In the Bridal Pr< Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Camden of Chevy Chase announce the marriage of their daughter, Ruth Mae. to Mr. Albert E. Atkinson, jr., U. S. N., of Warren, Ohio. The wedding took place December 3 in the Lutheran Church at Ellicott City. Mr. Atkinson has served four years with the Navy and is sta- j tioned at the National Naval Medi cal Center in Bethesda. Beard-Kellison The marriage of Miss Mary Louise Kellison, daughter of Mrs. John Ray Kellison and the late Mr. Kellison of Arlington, formerly of Dumfries, to ■Mr. Hugh Alman Beard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh M. Beard of Silas, Ala., took place recently in the First Baptist Church. The Rev. Edward R. Dowdy officiated and the bride was given in marriage by her broth er. Mr. John R. Kellison. Miss Dorothy Dunn of Alexandria was maid of honor for her cousin and Mr. James Bruce Kellisop was best man. Gook-De Priest Miss Vireinia Inez De Priest, and Mr. Thomas Henry Gook, jr., re cently were married, the ceremony taking place in the Sherwood Pres byterian Church in Northeast Wash ington. Mrs. E. L. Sanders gave the bride in marriage and she was attended by Mrs. Richard S. Glidden. Mr. Warren Thompson was best man and the ushers were Mr. Harold White and Mr. Joseph De Lozier. i Espanola-Lester Senor Jorge Julio Espanola Mon terrosa- and Senora de Espanola have gone to El Salvador, where the former will campaign for his father,; Gen. Mauro Espanola Castro, who is a candidate for the presid/ncy.! Senor and Senora de Espanola, the latter formerly Miss Anne Anthony Lester, recently were married in j Christ Episcopal Church in Luray, Va., the Rev. Ernest Phillips officiat ing. The wedding took place on the thirty-second anniversary of the marriage of the bride's parents. Mr. a'hd Mrs. Homer Allan Lester of Stanley, near Luray. Senor and Senora de Espanola will make their home in California after the election in El Salvador, j Cunney-Beall The marriage of Miss Mary Louise Beall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Beall, was married recently to Mr. Eugene G. Cunney, son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Cunney, also of Arlington. The wedding took place in the rectory of the Church of St. Thomas More, the Rev. Jo seph Wingler officiating. Miss Jean M. Shelton was maid of honor and Mr. George A. Cunney, jr., was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Cunney are liv ing at Myrtle Beach, S. C. Levart’Atkin Miss Greta Ruth Atkin, daughter of Mrs. Joseph Atkin, became the bride recently of Mr. Herbert Levart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Levart of Springfield, Mass. The wedding took place at the Kennedy BEST & CO. 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Revis and is the daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Revis of Asheville, N. C. Mr. Valdes' par ents live in El Paso. Tex. The only attendant was Miss Edna Resis, sister of the .bride. Holmes-Mills The chapel at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda was the scene recently of the wedding of Miss Helen Marie Mills and Mr. Carl E. Holmes. Mr. and Mrs. Holmes are making their home in Florida. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrer.ce G. Mids of Gaithersburg, and Mr. Holmes is the son of Mr. Carl C. Holmes of Tampa. Mrs. J. Carlton Briggs of Miami, aunt of the bride, was her matron of honor and Mr. Briggs was best man. H’ille-H owe The Wallace Memorial United Presbyterian Church was the scene of the recent wedding of Mrs. Ann Howe, niece of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Meyers of Terre Haute, Ind„ and Mr’ Robert A. Willc, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Wille of this city. The Rev. Eugene Allen officiated at the ceremony and a reception followed in the home of the bridegroom's parents. The bride was given in marriage by Mr. Edward Haag and attended by her sister, Mrs. Frank Brill. Mr. John Thellman served as best man for the bridegroom and Mr. Robert Cowles and Mr. Gardner Franklin were the ushers. The couple are making their home in Long Island, N. Y. Clnggett-Foote Miss Mary Jean Foote, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman W. Foote, recently became the bride of Mr. James Preston Claggett, jr., son of Mr. and Mrs, Claggett. The Rev. J. J. Clarke officiated at the ceremony in St. Teresa’s Church. The bride was given in marriage by her father and attended by her sister, Mrs. Olga Johnson as matron of honor and by two other sisters, Mrs. Lillian Hensley and Miss Lor raine Foote. Mr. Upton S. Howser served as best man for the bridegroom and the bride's brothers, Elmer and Vernon Foote, were the ushers. Argo Plans Party At Home School A holiday party for the boys and girls at the Industrial Home School on Wisconsin avenue will be given by Argo Chapter of B’nai B'rith Women at 7:15 pm. Thursday at. the school. A high light of the occasion will be the presentation of a ping-pong table and set by Mrs. Nathan Sim kowitz, president of the chapter. The table has been donated by Mr. and Mrs. Nat H. Levy and the set by Charles Rosenthal, Mrs. Levy is president of District Grand Lodge No. 5, B’nai B'rith Women. The program will be under the direction of Mrs. Prank Fields, ju venile delinquency chairman, and Mrs. Julius Kirson, youth group chairman. Teen-age girls who are members of Mrs. Kirson’s group will entertain the youngsters with a short skit, songs and dances. The party will conclude with dis tribution of New Year’s favors and serving of refreshments. Argo Chapter will hold its month ly meeting at 12:30 pm. Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center, with Virgil Smirnow, regional coun selor in charge of B’nai B’rith’s vo cational guidance service in this area, as guest speaker. A movie, “Dealing in Futures,” a new production of the B’nai B'rith Vocational Guidance Bureau, will be shown preceding Mr. Smirnow’s talk. The meeting will include a report on the Christmas party recently given by the Veterans’ Committee for the patients in Ward G at Mount Alto Hospital. Christmas Fete At Cajigases Dr. and Mrs. Tomas Cajigas were hosts yesterday at one of the very gay and festive parties for which their home on Charleston Terrace is noted. The hosts entertained a family house party for the holiday and week end, Flying Officer C. G. Mattusch of the Canadian Air Force having joined his wife, the former Anita Cajigas, the end of the week. Also with the family was Dr. Tomas Robert Cajigas, son of the hosts, who arrived from Memphis Friday and left early last evening to return there. Mrs. Joseph Davies, jr„ was among those presiding at the prettily ap pointed tea table. She was accom panied to the party by her father, the United States Ambassador to Greece, Mr. Henry F. Grady, who is here for a short visit. His stay is to be so short that Mrs. Grady did not accompany him. Others taking turns at the tea and coffee pouring were Senora de Caceres, Senora de Tho men, Mrs. Louis E. Denfeld, Mrs. Edward F. Bartelt, Mrs. Robert E. Freer, Mrs. William Pope Anderson III, Mrs. Camille Chautemps. Mrs. Raymond Romig, Mrs. Walter Wyatt and Mrs. Arthur C. Miles. Capt. and Airs. Wood Hosts Yesterday Navy Capt. and Mrs. Chester Clark Wood were hosts at an after Christmas fete yesterday when they entertained following the christen ing of tneir month-old son. Chester Clark Wood. jr. Rear Admiral Wil liam M. Thomas, chief of Navy chaplains, officiated and the baby's god-parents are Mrs. Wilson Brown of New London, Comdr. Griffith Bailey Cole of Stonington, Conn., and Mr. Julius Fleischmann of Cin cinnati. Col. and Mrs. David G. Arnold came from their Portsmouth, R. I„ home for the christening of their grandson. The baby wore the christening robe in which his mother, her uncle, Mr. William T. Arnold, and Miss Delight Wood, sister of baby Chester, also were baptised. Engaged to Wed Dr. Walter L. Cheney announces the engagement of his daughter, Miss Ruth K. Cheney, to Mr. Gwynn H. Suits, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hollis E. Suits of Kirkwood, Mo. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Mrs. Cheney. Both she and the groom are graduate stu dents at the University of Mich igan "CkUltek-iH-lLtjUufU” / Delivered f HAJE'S HObart 5884 for dancing hours exquisite sandal completely feminine, molded to make every step a dream. jewel-tone brocaded on white or black, gold etched. 17.95 glistening gold kid, high or baby Louis heel. 16.95 lustrous slipper satin, white on a high heel, jet black on a baby Louis. 12.95 . .fine shoes since 1869 ' 1 Aid Circle to Hold Linen Shower The Hebrew Sisters’ Aid Circle will hold its annual linen shower following a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Hebrew Home for the Aged, 1125 Spring road N.W. Mrs. Alfred Abel is luncheon chair man. Mrs. William Levy is chairman of the shower which is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m., and admission to which will be the price of one sheet or more. Proceeds will be used for the purchase of linens and blankets for needy Jewish families in Washington. High lights of the program will be a Chanukah candle lighting cere mony, readings, piano selections by Elliot and Lawrence Prescott and vocal selections by Mrs. Samuel Lerner, accompanied by Mrs. Blanche Hoffman. The opening prayer will be offered by Mrs. Jo seph Lewis. * Mrs. Levy is being assisted by Mrs. Fannie Cohen, Mrs. Joseph Iskow, Mrs. Herman Rosin, Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. Samuel Harrison, Mrs. Reuben Rosenberg, Mrs. Jacob Pas sin, Mrs. Max Krucoff, Mrs. Annie Wlnakur, Mrs. Max Peck, Mrs. Isaac Cymes, Mrs. K. Keren, Mrs. Julius Goode, Mrs. Louis Bordenick, Mrs. David Dickson, Mrs. Simon M. Davis and Mrs. Samuel Schlosky. Miss Philips Weds Miss Adelaide Zitella Philips, daughter of Mrs. Adelaide Adams Philips of Berwyn Heights and the late Mr. R. Roland Philips, be came the bride yesterday of Master Sergt. James HamHton Merrill, son of Mrs. Cl&ra H. Merrill of Waco. Tex. The Rev. Horace E. Cromer and’ the Rev. Dr. Edgar C. Beery offi ciated at the ceremony in Emory Methodist Church and a luncheon followed at the home of the bride’s brother-in-law and sister, Dr. and Mrs. S. O. Burhoe, in Berwyn Heights. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Mr. R. Zeri Philips. After a motor trip to Florida, the couple will reside at 1714 Jefferson Park avenue ih Charlottesville, where the groom is stationed. MRS. GRIFFIN. —Undericood Photo. Miss Margaret Louise Painter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel R. Painter of Bethesda, became the bride Wednesday of Mr. Nathan Ed mund Griffin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Griffin of New Orleans. The Rev. James S. Albertson offi ciated at the ceremony. The bride was given In mar riage by her father and attended by Miss Shirley L. Vogtman as maid of honor, and the Misses Jeanne M. Blum and Margaret C. Aiken as bridesmaids. Mr. Allen J. Harris, jr„ served as best man for the groom, and Mr. Mahlon A. Wetmore, jr„ and Mr. A. Rogers Cox were ushers. After a honeymoon in Philadel phia and New York the couple will live in Baton Rouge, La. Guild Plans Part y The Kenilworth Ladies’ Guild will hold its annual Christmas party at noon Wednesday at the Dodge Hotel. MRS. COOK. Married Friday to Mr. Ken yon Cook, she is the former Miss Caroline Warner, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Warner, jr., of Bethesda. —Harris & Ewing Photo. Diplomatic Circle His Britannic Majesty’s Ambassa dor and Lady Franks will entertain members of the British missions in Washington and their wives at a New Year’s eve party Friday, hav ing invited their guests from 5 to 7j o'clock. Guests will not include j members of the British Embassy j staff. The Dominican Ambassador and Senora de Thomen will entertain at dinner this evening. Senora de Somoza, wife of the former President of Nicaragua, spent a day or two in New York last week after arriving there aboard the Queen Mary and left by plane for her home in Central America. She has made a several weeks’ visit in Paris and joined Dr. Somoza and their son-in-law and daughter, the Ambassador tc Washington and Senora de Sevilla Sacasa, and their children in time for Christmas. The Ambassador is expected back in Washington within a week after attending the sessions of the United Nation's in Paris and having a vacation in his home land. The Military Attache of the Fin nish Legation and Mme. Enkio and their daughter Riitta will be back the first of next week from Ormond; Beach, Fla., where they went for, Christmas and the holidays. The Second Secretary of the El Salvador Embassy and Senora de Jauregui have taken an apartment at 2300 Connecticut avenue. Senor and Senora de Jauregui recently ar rived in the Capital, which is the former’s first foreign post. Miss Patsy Magann will be hostess at a New Year eve parly Friday, entertaining a group of young peo ple in the home of her parents, the Counselor of the Canadian Embassy and Mrs. G. L. Magann. MRS. CORBIN. aejore oecommg me urine Thursday of Mr. Alfred Cor- < bin, she was Miss Lois Anne Forrester, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Roy Forrester of Berwyn, Md. In the News Miss Marie Deibert, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Austin V. Deibert of Beihesda, will go to New York Thursday to be the guest of Miss Barbara Wright in the home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Irving Sherwood Wright. Miss Deibert will be the guest of Miss Wright at the Debutante Assembly at the Waldorf Astoria Saturday evening. Miss Deibert is a member of the senior class at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. She is chair man of the United States Public Health Service Teen Agers’ Club. The club, which numbers about 65 members, will give a formal holiday dance Wednesday night. Miss Wright attended Masters School at Dobbs Ferry and the Nightingale Bamford School. She now is a student at Western College at Oxford, Ohio. Mrs. Copley Amory will entertain at luncheon Friday in honor of Miss Frances Gore Haynes, one of the debutantes of this Christmas season. Youngsters Star At Holiday Fetes The Netherlands Ambassador and Mme. van Kleffens entertained the young of the Embassy group yes terday, when their honor guests were all under 14 and most of them typical little Dutch boys and girls. The gayly trimmed and lighted Christmas tree in the marble hall way was the center of attraction for the children until the arrival of the magician who not only in trigued and mystified the youthful guests but their elders as well. The thoughtful hostess served tea and fruit cake to the grownupr and fascinating little turkeys, Christmas wreaths and star fish which turned out to be delicious ice cream served with dainty cakes. The party closed with folk dances and songs. (3E33SEB 3 (3(Db JEWELERS 4 DISI6NIIS . 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