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.wmmmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm , 400 Attend Reception For Legislators By Ruth D««« The . reception for Demo cratic members of Congress given yesterday by the Woman’s National Democratic Club had all the Ingredient* of a victory reunion. More than 400 guests at tended the 4 to 6 o’clock party, the largest congressional event, club officials estimated, that ever has been held in its spa cious quarters on New Hamp shire avenue. Last November’s Congres sional sweep to victory brought forth* many of the old faces as well as new ones. Neubeiger Present An early arrival was Senator Richard Neuberger, whose con troversial speech two weeks ago not only made the head lines but also made him an overnight hero of his party. The speech, politically consid ered a veiled attack on Vice President Nixon, turned the Senator’s quiet arrival yester day into a lionizing session which he thoroughly enjoyed. Looking over the crowded room, he mused, “I didn’t rea lize there were so many Dem ocrats.” One club member Joked that she was glad the Senator was wearing his name tag because of his close re semblance to Representative James Roosevelt of California. The latter was not at the party. Also among the missing were Senator and Mrs. Bark ley, Senator and Mrs. Strom Thurmond and Senator and Mrs. O’Mahoney. Before he left the party, Senator Neuberger had prac tically covered the country conversationally. His hand shaking rounds included Mis souri's Senator and Mrs. Rich ard Bolling, California’s Rep resentative and Mrs. John E. Moss, Jr., Mississippi Repre sentative and Mrs. John C. I H§ —•ter BteS Photo*. TIA TALK —Representative Coya Knutson of Minnesota takes a tea cup order from her colleague, Representative Richard Lankford of Maryland, at yesterday's reception at the Woman's Notional Democratic Club. The Palladian *'* dte^tdwumt Rout Prime Ribo of Reef, marvelously juicy, tender, delicious! Served with fresh garden vegetables, French fried potatoes and sliced tomatoes, $3.50. Poitrine de Boeuf Braise—Breast of beef, braised with a medley of enticing flavors. Served with boiled potato and fresh garden vegetables, $2.50. Arros eon Polio a la Nieora. Chicken with undertones of epicurean flavor. Served with vegetable salad, $2.50. Dinner from fix Shoreham Hotel coNNfcncvr at caivut .. f ß *! so** -s, Stennis and Representative Jack Brooks of Texas. As he wss about to leave,, former White House assistant Donald Dawson and Irwin Boss, administrative assistant to Senator Magnuson, both grabbed‘him for congratula tory handshakes. He was barely able to get through his crowd of admirers to the receiving line to bid , adieu to the president of the club, Mrs. Oscar Chapman, and ask to be remembered to her husband. The former Interior Secretary was not able to be present, Mrs. chapman later explained, as he is still re cuperating from an attack of extreme fatigue and illness suffered from his strenuous campaigning for last Novem ber’s elections. The name tags were novel— a picture of the Capitol dome surmounted with a caricature of a donkey’s bead saying, "Welcome.” Speaker There Too Taking the spotlight for the last half of the party was Speaker Sam Rayburn of Texas who was a late arrival. Speaker Rayburn explained he had spent t tk day visiting friends in the Maryland coun tryside and had returned with Just enough time to stop and change his shirt before going on to the reception. He was accompanied by his sister, Mrs. Robert Bartley, and secretary. Miss Ella Clary. Among those remaining who stopped for a word with the Speaker were Charles Murphy, a former White House assist ant, and Charles Murray, son of Senator James Murray of Montana. Preside at Tea Table No party is complete without a touch of glamour. Several of the women members of Con gress, dressed in their party best, presided at the tea table. Among them were Representa tive Oracle Pfost of Idaho, jPP • tSL ■'> SI B Mff ,>:W W- ~ m Mu* - PARTY POLITICS—Name tags with donkeys were in style at the reception for Demo cratic members of Congress given yesterday by the Woman's National Democratic Club. Mrs. Oscar Chapman, club president, greets Senator Richard Neuberger of Oregon (left) and Senator Clinton Anderson of New Mexico. wearing a stunning champagne satin outfit with matching cocktail hat of encrusted sea shells; Mrs. Leonor Sullivan of Missouri, in a slim black sheath; Mrs. Coya Knutson of Minnesota and Mrs. Vera Bu chanan of Pennsylvania. Among others who stopped by during the afternoon etont were Nevada’s new Senator Alan Bible, former Postmaster General and Mrs. Jesse Don aldson, the new chairman of the Democratic National Com mittee, Paul B. Butler, Ten nessee Representative and Mrs. J. Percy Priest, the new fresh man Representative from Wis consin and Mrs. Henry 8. Reuss 'and Representative Charles C. Diggs, Jr., from Michigan. Florida Bpund Mr. and Mrs. David Frank will leave this city soon to spend the winter at Hollywood Beach, Fla. —— >■ i ' - _' - - 1 "" . ' ■v 4 * - ■■ . ; ' ,■ as .t. i ■ ■: -v ' : .' V" ;; v: > , ' ... ■ . \ ■ . \ t J»m En Silv„ Spring I'iljiSK , comiMiMfm. B fwa We're bragging .. • many of America's most Famous cottons are NELLY DON, KAY DUNHILL, LYNBROOK KORELL, CLAIRE TIFFANY . . . WHAT A ROSTER! / \\ \ Here comes the 1955 news ... the big, gay opening collections, every one of / A them a Jelleff exclusive, pride and joy of our beloved Cotton Shop. The yf. 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Avenue; also in * \ \ I Ouf new spocious downstairs dress sfoop WTmTm . ******%* ,n Stiver Spring. / Shop Mondays through Saturdays 9:30 to 6—Thursday 12:30 to 9 Si ■*■, -S . .* t - v V • -v- " * • T hurmond To Be Guest Senator Thurmond of South Carolina and national presi dent of the Reserve Officers Association will be the guest of honor at a reception and dinner to be held Thursday night to the Army Navy Club. The party is being given by Brig. Gen. John N. Andrews, commanding general of the 310th Logistical Command, Fort Myer, Va., and is expected to attract Congressional dig nitaries as well as high rank ing officers of the Defense De partment and the Department of the Army. Among those invited to at tend are Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, Senate Majority Leader; Senator Richard Rus sell. chairman. Senate Armed Services Committee; Repre sentative Carl Vinson, chair man, House Armed Services' Committee; Assistant Secre tary of Defense Carter Burgess and Assistant Secretary of the Army Hugh Milton. Still others include Gen. Matthew B. Ridgeway, Army Chief of Staff; Lt. Gen. Walter Weible, Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Ad ministration; Lt. Gen. Floyd L. Parks, commanding general Second Army, and Maj. Gen. B. L. Milburp, office of the Army Chief of Staff. Announcement Miss Doris Guhring, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Guhring of Waterbury, Conn., was married January 14 to Mr. J. Albert Weinberg, jr„ son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wein berg of this city. The ceremony took place here. The couple will make their home at the Westchester Apartments. TBS EVENING BTAR, Washington. D. G sowmt, itinim it, ias» Exclusively Yoursr— betty beale I Speaker Gives Party Minus Any Republicans So-Called; Capital Society Greets "Indestructible" Ruth Draper Speaker Rayburn’s party at the Sheraton-Cariton Satur day afternoon was as friendly and informal as the customary gatherings * on the ve randa of his white frame house in 1 Bonham, %slgS9|^^R Tex. It was al- Jmt|^V so as Dem- EKlflp ocratic a s "‘WKBM you'd ever find outside '"*os of a cam- iHsB paign year. There were ■ no Repub- Hearts ao- *at* •*»>• called present. Not even the one Republican Texas con gressman was there, though the rest of the Texas delega tion were invited 100 per cent strong. It’s obvious that Mr. Sun, as he once again bangs the gavel to the House of Rep resentatives, means business and he sees no reason for mix ing it with pleasure either. Out of 256 invited to the 5:30 to 7:30 reception, only seven refused because they were out of town, which is as high an acceptance rate Washington probably ever heard of for an afternoon party. Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson and his wife Ladybird were there and “Eisenhower Democrat” Sena tor Price Daniel and Mrs. Daniel; two judges from Texas —Chief Judge Marvin Jones of the United States Court of Claims, and Judge Eugene Worley of the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals; and those two good Texas Democrats, Ambassador and Lady Maktos. The British Ambassador has more claim on the Lone Star State than you’d think. He’s an admiral in the Texas Fleet. Rare Party Guests This delightful, uncrowded gathering in honor of the Speaker's two sisters. Miss Lu cinda Rayburn and Mrs. S. E. Bartley, drew Capital officials who ordinarily never cross the hors d’oeuvres threshold. Face* unfamiliar to the cock tail circuit were those of House Majority Leader John McCormack and Representa> tive Wilbur Mills and his wife. Others only a little more fa miliar were bachelor Chair man of the House Ways and Means Committee Jere Cooper, Chairman of the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Com mittee and Mrs. Percy Priest. The host’s old friend, former Gov. Will Hobby and bis beautiful wife. Welfare Sec retary Oveta Hobby, dropped by, along with two other Tex ans to the administration, Deputy Secretary of Defense and Mr* .Bob Anderson. And there were Senator and Mrs. Earle elements, and “Tommy the Cork" who worked with Mr. Rayburn when he wrote much of the early New Deal legislation: and the only two Democratic members of the Federal Communications Com mission-Miss Frieda Hen nock and the Speaker’s nephew Bob Bartley who's worried be cause Frieda’s term is up June 30. Lion of the Party Lion of the party was noted TV and radio commentator Ed Murrow, who’s not short at all, though he gives that im pression on TV, but is lean, handsome and six feet tall. The women were falling all over themselves trying to meet him. Down here to do a por trait on a Senate Committee for this Tuesday night’s show, he has filmed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee including a five-minute ses sion with each member. Speaker Rayburn was kidded about the Pennsylvania widow, Mrs. Grace Jackson dark, who got past Capitol security checks last Thursday after noon and went into the House chamber and up to the Speak er’s rostrum. "You noticed.” said Mr. Sam, “that she passed 450 men and came up to me. That's the kind of a man I am.” ** * * Ruth Draper, the great monologuist, hardly had a chance to get a word in edge wise yesterday at the Jeffer son Pattersons’ party in her honor. The Pattersons’ ele gant Thompson Circle h'ouse was filled with party conver sation from 6 to 8 with new and old friends of the noted actress who has come out of retirement toplay again. “You and I are the two lndestruct ibies,” Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss told her, repeating the remark of a mutual friend. Mrs. BUss said she was going to the Shubert this evening to see her opening performance ** B-3 which is a benefit for the Frontier Nursing Service. Mrs. Patterson is chairman of the Washington Committee of the F. N. S. Lady Makins, daughter of the late Dwight Davis, said she could remember Miss Draper from her childhood days at Dark Harbor, Me., when as a friend of her par ents Miss Draper frequently did monologues for the enter tainment of her contempo raries. In fact, it was her parents who started her off on a professional career, re marked Alice Makins. Miss Draper had just told her that it was they who engaged her for the first time when they were living in St. Louis. The Secretary of State's wife was there and a little lady introduced herself to her. In return Mrs. Dulles intro duced herself. “I’m Mrs. Fog** ter Dulles,” she replied f*>- litely. “Oh, yes, Mrs. Foster,’* continued the little lady blithely chatting on. “I’m Mrs. Foster Dulles,” repeated the Secretary’s wife, trying to get the record straight. The unknown lady was a little per plexed, “Are you any relation to Allen?” . . . What price fame, anyhow? Mrs. Dulles’ new setse tary was there too. She is none other than Caroline Sim mons, wife of tile Chief of Protocol, who says her job is fascinating. She took it over when Elite Thomas returned to New York to December. For merly “The Shophound” oa Vogue magazine, EHie is look ing for an apartment and a new job. National Gallery of Art Di rector David Finley walked to. took one look from a distance at the magnificent portrait of two small blond children over the mantel and said: “Eight eenth century British." He was right. It was a Reynolds. New Senator George Bender of Ohio was there with his wife who was wearing a dark brown silk suit dress. And be lieve me Senator Bender is the kind of a man that every woman would like to have to her bailiwick. He not only buys the clethes for his wife and two daughters, but he does all the selecting, too, and he pays more for them, said his wife, than they would if left to their own devices. They don’t even have to shop.