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Gay Mexican Party Honors the Nixons BY BETTY BEALE An out-of-towner who’s read about Capital VlP’s would have had an absolute field day at the Mexican Embassy last evening. Big names in g o v e r nment were a dime a dozen at the huge supper given by Am bassador and Senora de Tello for Vice President and Mrs. Nixon. Midst the three or may be four hun dred evening attired guests, one couldn’t 4 Betty Beale take a step without rubbing el bows with a United States Sen ator, a big wheel in the admin istration, or an ambassador. It was a fantastic assemblage. Some of them had been first to the Philippine Charge d’Af faires and Mrs. Leuterio’s send off reception for new United States Ambassador and Mrs. Homer Ferguson. They leave to day for Detroit for a one-day stopover before emplaning for Manila. They have been enter tained at such a constant clip, with the former Senator’s col leagues joining in the gayety, that that may have been the reason the Upper House didn’t j meet yesterday. The boys have to rest some time. At least a fourth of the Senate attended the Mexican party but it did not keep them up late. It started at 7 o’clock with the cocktail period lasting till 8:15, highlighted by gay Mexican mu sic imported for the occasion. The National Typical Orchestra of the Mexican Government Tourist Office was flown up for the party. With them came two vocalists, Lola Beltran and Raul Lozardo, and the husky-voiced Lola was called on again and again when supper was over and only 100 guests remained. That’s when the evening really became gay. but the only Senator still on hand to enjoy it was New Mexico’s .Dennis Chavez. Mr. Nixon, the new star of Central American republics, and his pretty wife, Pat. in a pink gown; studded with pink and gray sequins, stood with their hosts to receive. Afterwards they w§pt into the music room, where tl» costumed orchestra played and the singers sang and all who cduld crowd in stood listening to the 20-minute show. Then their hosts escorted them to the conservatory where Mrs. Nixon had some supper at a small table while her husband, standing nearby, chatted with one guest after another. At 9 o’clock he had to slip out to attend the stag dinner at the White House, leaving his wife to do the hon ors for both of them. One can’t say the Vice President’s in a rut. INCONGRUOUS GROUP In the rooms on the upper floor where cocktails were served, there was an interesting if in congruous collection of notables. In the same room were Soviet Ambassador Zaroubin, Nation alist Chinese Ambassador Wel lington Koo, arch proponent of the Nationalist cause Senator our pretty pumps /m •take dozens of / /j^KI delightful trimmings! I ' /M color accents, or with r lESj the essence of new-look shoe fashions...the sweetest bits of flattery. Come in today for these gayly young styles. Other Stylos at Many have cushion insoles— SQ9S $1 f 195 so heavenly soft! V Slid I U ENNA JETTICK BOOT SHOP 1337 F ST. N.W. Open Thursday*, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. , M * , Knowland, and the No. 1 assist ant to the President Sherman Adams, whose boss doesn’t ex actly see eye to eye with Senator Knowland. The atmosphere was ultra polite and civilized. Harold Stassen had dropped by earlier and chatted for a few seconds with Ambassador Za-! roubin. If anyone was hoping that disarmament was their topic, they were wrong. They were simply recalling their last meeting at the San Francisco conference. No Soviet would understand the meaning of "dis armament” anyhow. Many of the Senators became very much intrigued that the representative of America’s sole threat to peace was in the same room and some of them intro ; duced themselves to the Soviet envoy. The exchange of words was always very brief, in fact. Senator Chavez couldn’t have gotten a very good look at Za roubin. He later introduced Representative Carl Hinshaw of California to his wife as the 1 Soviet Ambassador! Hr. Hin shaw has never met the envoy, j Republican National Chairman and Mrs. Leonard Hall ex changed congratulations with the Sherman Adamses. Both have new grandsons. The Halls’ weighed only 2 pounds 7 ounces at birth. Gov. Adams had just come from another affair that drew the President and Mrs. Eisen hower. It was an office party given in the White House mess for retiring Presidential Assistant Bob Cutler, who’s being feted i every day. RIOTOUS LIVING To show you what riotous liv ing Senators indulge in, a group of seven drank nothing but to- i mato juice during cocktails. They . were Senators Watkins, Bennett, Williams and their wives, and j Senator Aiken. Most exquisite gown at the; party was worn by French Am- ! bassadress Mme. Couve de Mur- j ville, who was escorted by her | husband. Designed by De Gi- I venchy of white satin with a j short, full skirt, it was appliqued i ! with gold velvet richly embrold- j ered with gold beads. It was not only worn by a pretty wom an but it was topped by the | prettiest haircut in Washington. Both the Norwegian Ambas-, sador and Mme. Morgenstlerne! and the Peruvian Ambassador | and Senora de Berckemeyer | came on from the Philippinej Embassy party to pay their re spects to the Nixons before keep ing previous dinner engagements. | Os the diplomatic contingent! on hand for supper were the Belgian Ambassador and Bar oness Silvercruys—she in a dress i of white velvet petals; the Bra zilian Ambassador and Mme. Muniz, the Bolivian Ambassador and Senora de Andrade, the Ar ! gentine Ambassador and Senora | de Paz, the Uruguayan Ambassa dor and Senora de Mora, the new Panamanian Ambassador and ; Senora de Vallarino, who are: ! making a return engagement; i | the Venezuelan Ambassador and | Senora de Gonzales and the Lux embourg Minister and Mme. Le j j Gallais. ! Prominent Americans they j i could chat with included Major- I t m ~ JR I m * !iU■ ' A « f .SENT Wm- j%*~' * £■ ■ • MB. % MmSsUaHr \ 1 kpHr r V-*. 'gk Hr flj fr' M —Star Staff Photo . GLAD TO SEE YOU —House Minority Leader Joseph W. Martin is greeted by Vice President and Mrs. Nixon at the Mexican Embassy last night. UK s , Wp, .v.'jjgi U 1m *! K 1 W —A. P. Photo. ALL SMILES —Soviet Ambassador Georgi N. Zaroubin, left, and Harold E. Stassen, special White House assistant on disarmament matters, chat informally at the Mexican Embassy party last night, given in honor of Vice President and Mrs. Nixon. ity Leader of the Senate and Mrs. Lyndon Johnson, ranking State officials Loy Henderson, Bob Murphy and Walter Robert son; Senators Anderson, Bricker, Daniel, Hickenlooper. 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Sizes AAAA-C, 4-11 1 11.(10 tztra over rise to / also in 't. / black patent or suede / /mm ms V also in black patent olso In black suede, red, CHARGE ACCOUNTS INVITED block calf, black patent Three Groups Honored by Germany With help from some of Ger many's foremost contemporary 1 artists, the people of that coun try, Monday, said “thank you” to the people of the United States. | An oil painting by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff and a collection of drawings were among pre sentations made by German Charge d’Affaires Federer to the j American Red Cross, the Bap tist World Alliance and the Gen eral Conference of Seventh Day Adventists at a 3:30 p.m. cere mony at the German Diplomatic 1 Mission. The gifts are Germany’s way of expressing gratitude to var ious church and welfare groups in this country for aid sent them in the years following 1945. Yes terday’s presentations were made possible through a nation-wide German subscription. A citation from Professor The odor Heuss. President of the Federal Republic, accompanied each gift. j It explained, in this manner, grateful Germans were seeking to reach their unknown bene ' factors “with tokens of heart i felt and permanent gratitude from one human being to an other.” Xccepting the gifts were Mr. James J. Nicholson, vice presi dent of the American Red Cross, \Dr. Arnold T. Ohm, represent ing the Baptist World Alliance and Elder R. R. Figura on be half of the General Conference of Seventh Day Adventists. In order to express German gratitude to the American peo i pie as a whole, a life-size bronze figure was presented by Ambas sador Krekeler to President Eisenhower last January. Georges Have Southern Guests Six guests from the South are spending the week with Senator and Mrs. Walter F. George at the Mayflower Hotel. They are Mrs. O. Max Gardner of Shelby,! N. C„ Mrs. Edgar Dunlap of | Gainesville, Ga„ Mrs. G. N. Guest and Mrs. Joseph Jenkins | of Vienna, Ga., Mrs. Robert Woodruff of Atlanta,' and Mrs. E. C. Marshall of Charlotte, N. C. Highlights of their visit will be a tea for Mrs. Eisenhower in i the Chinese Room today w'hen I Mrs. George, Mrs. John L. Mc ; Clellan, wife of the Senator from i Arkansas, and Mrs. Edward j Martin, wife of the Senator from Pennsylvania, will greet more than 200 guests. p re-Easter Hosiery ofcd2eS our exclusive Queentex Nylons in all new spring shades '■ 60 — IS nylons NO IV 99c 3 prs. 2.85 J regular $1.50 a pr. value lEbettittg J&faf WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 1955 General News Miss Kean To Be Wed Representative and Mrs. Robert Winthrop Kean of Liv ingston, N. J.. and this city an nounce the engagement of their daughter Rose Anthony to Mr. Edgar George Lansbury. son of Mrs. Edgar Lansbury of New York City and the late Mr. Lans bury, who was a member of the British Parliament. f Miss Kean was graduated from the Potomac School. St. Tim othy’s School and Vassar Col lege. She is the granddaughter of the late United States Senator ||||P • Think of it! 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Mr. Lansbury attended Choate School, the University of Cali fornia and served in the United States Army in Korea. His late grandfather, the Right Honorable George Lans bury, served in Parliament for 20 years, was a Member of the British cabinet and was leader of the Labor Party in the House of Commons from 1932 to 1935.