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Israeli Independence
Celebrated Two Days
Canadian Officials Coming Next Week;
Spanish Envoy's Wife to Show Pictures
By Katharine M. Brooks
The Republic of Israel is five
years old today and the Am
bassador and Mrs. Abba Eban
will celebrate both today and
tomorrow. One of the reasons
for the two parties is the popu
larity of the hosts in Washing
The party this evening is set
from 6 to 9 o’clock, some of the
guests being invited from 6 to
8 and others from 7 to 9 The
chancery at 1621 Twenty-second
street is being used because it
is more accessible than the em
bassy residence on Juniper street.
The chancery, which is on the
corner of R street, was pur
chased by the Israeli govern
ment a year or so ago after the
chancery had been in the 2200
block of Massachusetts avenue
for a short time. The present
building was the home at one
time of the Walter Boyds.
Invited to both parties are
representatives of the Cabinet,
Supreme Court, Congress, offi
cials of the State Department
and chiefs of missions. The
buffet for both parties will in
clude Israeli fish and falafel,
their favorite balls of vegetables
which are cooked in deep fat.
Assisting the Ambassador and
Mrs. Eban will be members of
the Embassy staff and their
wives as well and the feminine
employes at the Embassy. The
ladies will weSr corsage bouquets
of blue and white flowers carry
ing out the colors of the Israeli
Canadians Coming
The Canadian Minister of
Transport, the Hon. Lionel Chev
rier, will be in Washington the
end of next week for conferences
on the Great Lakes and St. Law
rence waterways. He will be ac
companied by the Hon. Leslie
Frost, Primate of Ontario, and
Mr. Robert Saunders, chairman
of the Hydro-Electric Power
Commission of Ontario. Mr.
Saunders, once Mayor of On
tario, came to Washington some
years ago for a meeting of may
ors and has many friends here.
He is an authority on hydro
electric power and has written
much on the subject.
The three gentlemen will be
in Washington for some days
attending conferences and there
First Lady
Heads List
For Benefit
The former Hungarian Lega
tion will be the scene for the
4 to 7 o’clock benefit garden
party to be given on May 1 for
St. John’s Orphanage. Mrs.
Eisenhower heads the list of
patronesses for the annual gar
den party.
Among several sponsors who
will take turns at the tea table
and the punch bowl are Mme.
Munthe de Morgenstierne, Mme.
Henri Bonnet, Mme. Eric Bohe
man, Lady Corea and Lady
Makins, all wives of foreign en
Others are Mrs. Leverett Sal
tonstall, Mrs. Stanley Reed,
Mrs. Eliot Wadsworth, Mrs. L.
Corrin Strong, Mrs. Richard B.
Wigglesworth, Mrs. Philip M.
Rhinelander, Mrs. Orme Wilson,
Mrs. George Angus Garrett,
Mrs. James Lawrence Houghtel
ing, Mme. Draper Boncompagni,
Mrs. Emory Scott Land, Mrs.
Paul H. Bastedo, Mrs. Keith
Merrill, Mrs. John Foster Dulles
and Mrs. Armistead Peter 111.
Mrs. Herbert Seymour Howard
is the chairman of the garden
party. On her committee are
the members of the Ladies Board
of St. John’s Church Orphan
age. Included are Mrs. William
Dugald MacDougal, Mrs. Albert
J. Redway, Mrs. Charles Ray
Peck, Mrs. Sowers White, Mrs.
John O. Henderson, Mrs. Wil
liam McKee Dunn, Mrs. Nelson
E. Perin, Mrs. William Sowers
and Mrs. Franklin H. Ellis.
Tickets can be purchased in
advance by calling Mrs. John O.
Henderson at Elmwood 3327 or
at the door of the residence—
-2929 Massachusetts avenue, the
afternoon of the party.
Bride-Elect Feted
Mrs. David Julian of La Plata
entertained at a bridal shower
on Tuesday for Miss Cecelia Hill,
who is to become the bride of
Mr. Martin Matthews of La Plata
in the near future.
In New Home
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin J.
Jenkins and family of Indian
Head yesterday moved into their
new home which has recently
been completed near Bryan’s
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will be a series of parties given
for them both by those of the
United States and those attached
to the Canadian Embassy.
Exhibit to Open
Senora de Propper de Callejon,
wife of the Spanish Minister, is
an artist of no small ability. As
a girl of 17 she had her first
“one-man” show in the gallery
Quartre Chemin in Paris and she
has kept up her study and paint
ing skill ever since. In the art
world she is known as Praday,
her maiden name. She is the
daughter of a French father and
an Austrian mother and was
born in Vienna. Although she
entered one or two of her water
colors in the fiftieth anniversary
show in Philadelphia last year
the exhibit which will open Wed
nesday is her first “one-man”
show in this country.
Invitations have been issued
by Mrs. Kathryn Eichholz and
Mrs. Janet Rubin for a preview
of the exhibit Wednesday eve
ning from 6 to 8 o’clock in the
Obelisk Gallery at 3241 P street,
Georgetown. The exhibit will
continue through May 17. Span
ish Ambassador and Senora de
Lequerica are sponsors for the
show and many of the personal
friends of the Minister and
Senora de Propper de Callejon
have been invited for the preview.
Senora de Propper de Calle
jon’s last show was in Paris in
1948. During the war her hus
band was stationed in Morocco
and she spent her time writing.
The results of those years were
two volumes, one of free verse
and the other of short essays.
Her pictures are varied. She
will show some portraits, a num
ber of flower pieces and some
clever abstractions. Her work
has a French atmosphere and
her color probably is of Spanish
The Minister and Senora de
Propper de Callejon will, of
course, be present at the pre
view as well as the Ambassador
and Senora de Lequerica.
Allens Honored
United States Ambassador
designate to India and Mrs.
George V. Allen were entertained
yesterday afternoon by Indo-
American students. Mr. K. D.
Mathur of India is president of
the student group and acted as
host. The party was given in
International House on R street
and the 100 or more guests in
cluded members of the faculties
of Georgetown, George Washing
ton, Catholic and American Uni
versities. In addition there were
members of the Indian Embassy
and their wives, officials of the
State Department and members
of the clergy.
Dr. Wolfgang Kraus, profes
sor of government at George
Washington University, gave a
short talk on Indo-American
Relations and among the officials
of the United States expected
was Speaker Joseph W. Martin,
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Miss C. Lee Bouvier.
Nance Latimer Becomes Bride
Miss Nance Jane Latimer and
Mr. James Miles Shepherd were
married on April 18 at St. John’s
Episcopal Church, Lafayette
Square, with the Rev. C. Leslie
Glenn officiating. A reception
followed at the Carlton Hotel.
The bride is the daughter of
Mrs. Margaret Jane Latimer of
Takoma Park and Mr. Charles
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Tex. Mr. Shepherd is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Collins
of New York City.
Miss Ellen Brewster Latimer,
sister of' the bride, was maid of
honor. Best man was Lt. James
Henry Banister, jr.
The couple went on a wedding
trip to Bermuda.
Miss Bouvier Is Wed Here
Bliss C. Lee Bouvier, daughter
of Mrs. Hugh D. Auchincloss of
McLean, Va., and Mr. John V.
Bouvier in of New York City,
became the bride yesterday of
Mr. Michael Temple Canfield.
He is the son of Mrs. John D. W.
Churchill of Cambridge, Mass.,
and Mr. Cass Canfield of New
The ceremony took place in
the Holy Trinity Church with
the Rev. Francis E. Gamer, S.J.,
officiating. There was a recep
tion at the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. Auchincloss, Merry Wood,
in McLean.
Given in marriage by her
father, the bride wore an ivory
gown of Chinese organza fash
ioned with a high neck and
short sleeves. The bodice of the
dress was fitted and the skirt
very bouffant. The bride’s veil
was of ivory lace and had been
worn by her mother and grand
mother. She carried a bouquet
of small yellow and white or
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Miss Jacqueline Bouvier was
her sister’s maid of honor. The
bridesmaids were the Misses Rue
Hill of New York, Miss Grayson
Beach of Washington, Miss Eliz
abeth Brady of Far Hills, N. J.,
and Miss Nina Auchincloss of
McLean. Young Miss Janet Jen
nings Auchincloss and Master
James Lee Auchincloss were also
The bridesmaids wore ankle
length dresses of yellow chiffon.
Their headdresses were stiff veils
of yellow tulle with a circlet of
green fern and they carried fern.
Serving as his brother’s best
man was Mr. Cass Canfield, jr.,
of New York. The ushers were
Mr. Blair F. Fuller, Mr. Lewis T.
Preston, Mr. Grenville T. Emmet,
Mr. Joseph M. Fox, Mr. Jona
than H. Churchill, all of New
York, and Mr. Thomas G. Au
chincloss of McLean.
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side in New York.
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SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 1953
John Bruner
To Be Wed
Comdr. and Mrs. Russell Bur
ton Jones of Portsmouth, Va..
announce the engagement of
their daughter Margaret Yvonne
to Lt. (J. g.) John Willis Bruner,
U. S. N.. son of Capt. Roy Wil
liam Bruner, U. S. N., and Mrs.
Bruner of Silver Spring.
The bride-elect is a graduate
of the University of Maryland
! where she was affiliated with the
Beta Phi Chapter of the Alpha
Delta Pi Sorority. She is on the
faculty,of the Greenbelt Junior
High School while continuing
with graduate work at the uni
Lt. Bruner was graduated from
the United States Naval Acad
emy and is stationed at the
Naval Ordnance Laboratory at
White Oak.
The Simpsons
Give Party
Dr. and Mrs. G. Victor Simp
son entertained at a reception
yesterday afternoon in honor of
their two daughters, Helen-
Louise and Jane. The party took
place at the Washington Club.
Receiving in the drawing room
with her parents. Miss Helen-
Louise Simpson chose a dress of
chartreuse organza. She is a
freshman at Bryn Mawr College,
having been graduated from
Holton-Arms last spring. She
made her debut at the Mayflower
at a tea dance last spring.
Miss Jane Simpson was also
in the line and her dress was
of orchid dimity. She is a senior
at Holton-Arms and will make
her debut on December 26.
The party included friends of
the hosts. Sidney’s orchestra
played at the gathering.

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