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In Washington —with— Cerna Many members of society were present yesterday at the opening of the National Capital Horse Show Association’s annual spring meet at Bradley Farms. After waiting two-' days for the sun to shine, the show got under way yesterday morning at 9 o’clock. Though it was somewhat threatening in the morning, the afternoon was delightful, and there was enough of feminine finery and furbelows intermixed Mr*. John Hay Whitney charity,” the Army Relief Society being the chief benefi ciary. Horse Show Attracts Cay Throng Mrs. Henry Lewis Stimson, wife of the Secretary of State, who is the president of the Army Relief Society, headed the list of patronesses for the luncheon, which attracted many of the spectators between the morning and afternoon ses sions; and there were a number of jolly little tea parties in the late afternoon. The grounds where the show is being held are among the hest in the country and several fine saddle classes were shown yesterday afternoon, the entries including some of the best-known stables in this section. The box-holders for the show include the Minister of Hungary and Countess Szechenyi, the Secretary of War and Mrs. Hurley, Senator and Mrs. James N. Couzens, Mr. James N. Andrews, of Bethesda; Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Chiswell, Miss Ruth H. Hitchcock, Mrs. Simon Patterson, of Pittsburgh; Mrs. David J. Dunigan, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Cotter, Mr. and Mrs. Karl W. Corby, Mrs. D. C. Staple ton, Col. and Mrs. C. D. Herron, Dr. and Mrs. James Alex ander Lyon, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Delano Robbins, Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Del Mar, Mrs. Robert Low Bacon, Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Erwin, Major and Mrs. George S. Patton, jr., Col. and Mrs. M. Robert Guggenheim, Mrs. Thomas 11. C. Reed, Mrs. Percy 11. Stewart, Mr. N. Horace Lutterell, Miss Frances M. Dodge, of Michigan; Miss Helen Lee Eames Doherty, Mrs. Florence F. Dibble, of Massachusetts; Mr. and Mrs. William G. Hill, Mrs. Marbury Stamp, Mrs. Fred Sanderson, and Mrs. Gibson Fahnestock. Seen at Horse Show Among those seen at the show, some of whom were members of box parties and others walk ing about in the enclosure, were the Ambassador of Belgium and Mme. May, the Mexican Ambas sador and Senora de Puig Casaurane, the Minister of Aus tria and Mme. Prochnik, who were guests in the box of Col. and Mrs. M. Robert Guggen heim. Others invited to be with Colonel and Mrs. Guggenheim were the Counselor of the Argen- 1 tine Embassy and Senora de . Traverso. Miss Joan Guggen heim, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Wettach, of Shrewsbury, N. J., and the second secretary of the Spanish embassy, Senor Don Ramon Padilla y de Satrustegui. Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whit ney, of New York and Middle burg, were in their box, and Mrs. Whitney looked particularly smart in a tailored suit of the finest blue and white check cloth with a black topcoat trimmed with blue fox. and a small blue hat. Several guests joined them during the after noon. Col. and Mrs. Harry N. Cootes had a party of friends with them in their box. and Major and Mrs. C. T. George, of Fort Myer, were also in a box. Senator and Mrs. James Couz ens entertained a family party In their box, having with them their daughters, Mrs. William R. Yaw, of Detroit, who is their house guest; Mrs. William Jef fries Chewning, jr., and Miss Betty Couzens. Others Present Among others present were Mrs. John B. Cochran, Mr. and Mrs. Karl W. Corby, Mrs. David St. Pierre Gaillard, Comdr, and Mrs. T. L. Schumacher, Miss Louise Howser, Miss Elizabeth Bowser. Mrs. Allan Potts, of Vir ginia; Miss Helen Robbins, Mr. Warren Delano Robbins, Miss Elsie Ekengren, Miss Isabel Perry, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Caln, Miss Mary Pieston Gib son, Miss Evelyn Walker, Mrs. Alexander W. Gregg, Miss Helen Strauss, Miss Olive Sherley, Mrs. Sidney F. Taliaferro. Mrs James Ellwood Jones, Mrs. Arthur Con don, Mrs. S. W. Sommerville, Lieut. William A. Bugher and Mr. Frederick T. Drum Hunt. The show will be held tomor row in order that the delayed entries may be run off, and it should attract a very large crowd as nothing could be more ideal than this combination of fine horses and smart people in the picturesque setting which is to be found at Bradley Farms. * * * At Horse Show The Vice President, accom- I panied by his brother-in law, Mr. Edward Everett Gann, at tended the Preakness at Pim lico today. Mrs. Gann enter tained a party of friends at the National Capital Horse Show at Bradley Farm today. I with sou’westers and even fur coats, | to make the gathering look festive. The enclosure was thronged and in timate little groups were assebled in the boxes overlooking the ring. Bradley Farms, where the show is being held, has a picturesque setting. The clubhouse, which is an old farm house, is surrounded with fields beau tifully green after the past several days of rain: and the trees, many of them ladened with blossoms, form an effective background. Booths, where cigarettes, ice cream, candies, and the like were dispensed, were surrounded by gay groups, and I the venders, composed of fashionable j matrons and maids of the Capital, sold their wares in the name of ‘‘sweet ♦ Informal Dance The Ambassador of Belgium and Mme. May will entertain at an informal dance at the Embassy in Massachusetts Ave nue this evening following a small dinner. * * * The ambassador of Cuba and Senora de Ferrara will arrive in Washington on Monday, and they will remain at the embassy until May 22, when they will re turn t Havana, where Senor Don Orestes Ferrara will as -1 sume his new duties as secre- I tary of state of Cuba. * * ♦ The Secretary of State and Mrs. Henry Lewis Stimson, who sailed from Italy aboard the Vulcania, are expected to ar rive in this country today. They will come directly to the Capital and reopen Woodley for the remainder of the spring season. * ♦ ♦ Envoy Host The Minister of Rumania, Mr. Charles A. Davila, enter- I tained at luncheon yesterday at the legation for the retiring First Secretary of the Egyptian Legation and Mme. Aly Ismail Bey, who will leave Washing ton tomorrow for New York, whence they will sail Tuesday on the Excambion for Rumania. * * >jc The Minister of Ecuador and Senora de Zaldumbide will en tertain at a dinner this eve ning at the Legation in Six teenth Street. when their guests will number 16. The Minister and Senora de Zal dumbide will be hosts at dinner again on May 27, and the third dinner of the series they are giving will be on May 31. * j|c 3(C At Wakefield * The Secretary of the Interior and Mrs. Ray Lyman Wilbur left this morning to motor to Wakefield to spend the week end. They will return to their apartment in the Mayflower tomorrow evening. » ♦ » Mr. and Mrs. Willi, i Kinnan entertained at dinner last eve ning at their home in Garfield Street, in honor of Miss Caro line Hyde, daughter of the Sec retary of Agriculture and Mrs. Arthur M. Hyde. There were 12 guests and bridge followed the dinner. * ♦ * Dinner Hosts Tonight Senator and Mrs. Walter F. George will be the guests of honor at a dinner to be given this evening at the Chevy Chase Club by Mr. and Mrs. Wilton J. Lambert. i* » » Major and Mrs. William H. Jones, jr., will entertain at the dinner dance at the Shoreham this evening, in honor of Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Stephen O. Fuqua. Their guests will num i ber 26. THE WASHINGTON TIMES News and Gossip of People and Events in Washingtons Mayfair MINISTER OF PANAMA AND SENORA DE ALFARO ARE HOSTS Notable Company Entertained at Legation The Minister of Panama and Senora i.e Alfaro entertained at r. dinner last evening at the Ic. tion in New Hampshire Avenue, when their guests in cluded the Mexican Ambassador and Senora de Puig Casaurane, the Cuban Ambassador to Mex ico and Senora Sterling, the Minister of Guatemala and Senora de Recinos, the Secre tary of the Legation of Panama and Senora de Chevalier, Rev. W. Coleman Nevils, Major and Mrs. Parker W. West. Senora de Sacasa, wife of the former minister of Nicaragua: Mrs. Hoggatt Clopton. Dr, and Mrs. J. E. Lewis, Lieut. Comdr, and Mrs. Lelan D. Webb, Dr. and Mrs. Vict< and Dr. Fenton Lradford. The Minister and Senora de /.Ifar ill be hosts at another dinner this evening at the legation. ♦ ♦ ♦ Lady Lindsay Tea Hostess Today Lady Lindsay, honorary presi dent of the Queen Elizabeth Chapter of the Daughters of the British Empire in the District of Columbia, will entertain the members of the chapter at tea in the British embassy this after noon. The Daughters of the British Empire in the United States of America is a nation wide organ ization formed many years ago to stimulate good fellowship and philanthropy among women of British birth or parentage. Its principal charitable object is to maintain homes for aged British men and women in the United States. A State Society of the organi zation for the District of Colum bia has recently been formed in Washington, the first chapter being the Queen Elizabeth Chap ter. The members are helping to support the Victoria Home at Ossining, J). Y., to which a new wing is being added to be for mally opened by the British Am bassador early in June. * ♦ ♦ To Fete Sister Miss Lucille Claire Smith will entertain at a bridge tea Thurs day afternoon, May 26, at the Army and Navy Country Club, in honor of her sister, Mrs. John Howard Hoover, who will come from Newport Monday, to be the guest of her mother, Mrs. George Richard Smith, for several weeks, before join ing Commander Hoover at North Island, Calif., where the latter will be commandant of the naval station. ♦ * * Give Luncheon Mrs. Absalom Waller and her daughter, Miss Louise Du- Bose Waller, entertained at a luncheon today in honor of Miss Margaret O’Hanlon, of Winston-Salem, N. C., who is a student at Gunston Hall, The other guests were Miss Estelle Follin.o f Winston-Salem; Miss Alison Thomson, of California; Miss Ellen Archer, of Texas; Miss Louise Gildersleeve, Miss Anne Irvine. Miss Arabelle Davis, of Winchester, Va.; Miss Mary Manning, of Atlanta, Ga., and Miss Sue Harriet Patingill, of Illinois. * ♦ ♦ Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik now in Paris, will remain abroad for the summer. They will be at their villa in Newport in Sep tember to pass the winter. Issue Invitations Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Murphy have issued invitations for the marriage ot their daughter, Olive, to Mr. Donald Gibbons, of Hamilton, Bermuda. The ceremony will take place, Wednesday evening, June 1, at 8 o’clock, at the Hamilton Hotel, and a reception will follow. Mr. Gibbons and his bride will be at home after July 1 in Hamilton, Bermuda. ♦ * * Mr. Gregory Prince, of this city, will be one of the ushers at the marriage of Miss Winnie Davis Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Christian Long, jr., of Beacon Street, Hartford, Conn., to "Mr. Bruce Crane, son of Mrs. W. Murray Ctane and the late Senator Crane of Massachusetts, which will take place this afternoon at 4 o’clock in the Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford. Miss Mabel T. Board man. of this city, aunt of the bridegroom-elect, will be pres ent at the ceremony. * * * Mrs. Joseph Willard and her daughter, Mrs. Kermit Roose velt, are at the Willard for a few days. ♦ * ♦ Mr. Daniel Gainey announces the marriage of his daughter, Mrs. Deborah Gainey Zimmer man. to Mr. Owen Sullivan, at St. Mary's Church, Annapolis, Md., on April 23. HERE TO ATTEND SHOW fcx-: ;•«. •x--:-.v4 >' •• •#••; <... jftvXx’:■ X&4MI &KSHB : G pl —Tinies Staff Photo MRS. R. M. BRADY, of Rapidan, Va., and Mrs. Simon T. Patterson, of Pittsburgh, pictured at the Na tional Capital Horse Show at Bradley Farms on the • opening day. Mrs. Patterson’s horse, “Thundercrash,” is showing in the model hunters class. Foster-Childress Nuptials Today A wedding of wide interest to society took place this af ternoon at 4:30 o’clock, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Childress, when their daugh ter, Miss Charlotte Childress became the bride of Mr. Gray Southerland Foster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gray Foster, of New York. The house was very effec tively decorated with a variety of spring flowers, and great sprays of bridal wreath, inter mingled with southern smilax, adorned the walls of the draw ing room, where the ceremony was performed by the Rev. C. Ernest Smith, rector of St. Thomas’ Church, the couple kneeling on a white satin prie kneeling on a white satin Prie- Dieu for the blessing. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore an exquisite gown of ivory tinted satin trimmed with old point Applique which had adorned her mother’s wedding gown. It was made on very simple lines, the skirt termin ating in a long graceful train, and a deep bertha of the point lace fell from the neckline. She wore a tulle veil and car ried a sheaf of Calla lilies. Mrs. Francis Mead Tomp kins, sister of the bride, at tended her as matron of honor, and she wore a lovely gown of peach-colored chiffon, with a garden hat ot natural paper straw, trimmed with velvet rib bon of the same shade as the* gown. She carried a bouquet of Talisman roses and snap dragons. Reception Follows Only the members of the two families and the small group of intimate friends who witnessed the ceremony were present at the reception which followed, when the bridal couple were assisted in receiv ing by Mrs. Childress, mother of the bride, who wore a hand some afternoon gown of beige lace and chiffon, with a corsage bouquet of gardenias; and Mrs. Foster, mother of the bridegroom, who wore an ef fective costume of green chif fon with hat to match. The buffet table in the din ingroom was adorned with white lilacs and phlox; and tall white tapers, which burned in silver holders, were tied with bows of white tulle. Mi*, and Mrs. Foster left later for their wedding trip, which will take them to White Sulphuu; and they will make their future home in Nash ville, Tenn., where they have taken a bouse on the Dicker son Pike. The out-of-town guests here for the wedding included, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Foster, of Plainfield. N. J.. Mr. Hegeman Foster. Mrs. lo'on Coffin. Mrs. Gregg Birdsall, jr.. and Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Scott, all of New York: and Mr. and Mrs. Avent Childress, of Scars dale. 77»e National Daily Pageant at Ball Novel Feature Restaging of the pageant of New England State flowers is an added feature of the charity ball to be given tonight at the Mayflower by the New England States Society for the benefit of the unemployed in the Dis trict of Columbia. The pageant was enacted for the first time at the Bicentennial ball given by the same society in Wash ington on George Washington’s Birthday. The affair is sponsored by membersof the Diplomatic Corps and of official circles, those already announced in this group include the Vice Presi dent, Mr. Curtis, the Ambassa dor of Italy and Nobil Donna Antonietta de Martino, the Am basasdor of France and Madame Claudel, the Ambassador of Japan and Madame Debuchi, the Ambasador of Belgium and Madame May, the Minister of the Irish Free State and Mrs. Michael Mac White, the minis ter of Rumania, Mr. Charles A. Davila; the Minister of Venezuela and Senora de Ar caya and the Minister of Bo livia and Senora de Abelli. Also the Secretary of the Navy and Mrs. Charles Francis Adams, the Secretary of the Interior and Mrs. Ray Lyman Wilbur, the Secretary of Labor and Mrs William N. Doak, Senator Arthur Capper, Sena tor and Mrs. Hiram Bingham, Senator and Mrs. Jesse H. Met calf, Senator and Mrs. Warren R. Austin, Senator and Mrs. Marcus A. Coolidge and Miss Helen Coolidge, Senator and Mrs. Felix Hebert, Representa tive and Mrs. Richard B. Wig glesworth. Representative and Mrs. Menalcus Lankford, Rep resentative Samuel A. Kendall, Representative and Mrs. Rich ard W. Goss, the Assistant Sec retary of State and Mrs. James Grafton Rogers and the Assis tant Secretary of War and Mrs. Frederick H. Payne. Among other sponsors are Mrs. Larz Anderson, Miss Eva Walling, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Vernon, Mrs. Thomas Wilson, Miss Cora Noyes and Mr. James E. Wilson. * ♦ ♦ Fete House Guests Mr. and Mrs. Carlos del Mar wete hosts at dinner last eve ning when they entertained in honor of their house guests, Mr. and Mrs. Murray Jacoby, of New York. Their guests were the As sistant Secretary of War and Mrs. Frederick H. Payne, Repre sentative and Mrs. Fred Britten, Rear Admiral and Mrs. Mark Bristol, Mrs. John Allan Dough erty, Mrs. Fitzhugh Lee, Mr. C. Bascom Slemp, Mr. George Bon cesco, financial counselor of the Rumanian legation, and Col. Charles H. Patterson. Tomorrow afternoon Mr. and Mrs. del Mar will entertain at a tea in compliment to Mr. and Mrs. Jacoby. Mrs. del Mar’s mother, Mrs. Hartley Given, will preside at the tea table, as sisted by Mrs. John P. Jackson and Mrs. M. llobert Guggen heim. SATURDAY—MAY 14—1932 Secretary Adams and Wife Fete House Guests The Secretary of the Navy and Mrs. Charles Francis Adams have as their guests over the week-end their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Morgan, of New York; their son, Mr. Charles Francis Adams, jr., apd Mrs. Robert Emmons, of New York, who arrived yes terday and will remain with them until tomorrow night. Secretary and Mrs. Adams and their guests motored to Annapolis today to see the crew races, with the Naval Academy, Harvard University, the Univer sity ot Pennsylvania and Massa chusetts institute of Technology participating. Preceding the races Secre tary and Mrs. Adams and their guests attended the luncheon which the Superintendent of the Naval Academy, Admiral Thomas C. Hart, and Mrs. Hart gave when their guests num bered 65 and Included the As sistant Secretary of the Navy and Mrs. Ernest Lee Jahncke. This is ? ’’X s / $ § g Street Cream ButtefWeek 8 Winner of f Over S 500 Prizes 8 I HPHE proud creation of Dairyland’s Master Butter Makers, E -*■ sold only in your Convenient American Store. jj X'<s? Butter 8 I bg QE) 2 " >s ' 49 c Quality. CetUrol X ] , Caw.*»'C»imfw4i _ _ _ I tfe., r 5 i The Finest Sweet Cream Butter in America c I Quality-controlled from Cow to Counter W •4 I Italy-America Society Meets at Embassy The Ambassador of Italy and Nobil Donna Antonietta de Martino will entertain the Italy America Society at the embassy this afternoon at 4 o’clock. This will be the last gathering this season of the members of the society which maintains its headquarters at the Mayflower. “The Message of Goethe’’ will be the subject of the address to be given at the meeting by Prof. Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, eminent Italian author and lit erary critic, of the University of Milan, who occupied the chair of Italian culture at the University of California during the past winter. * ♦ ♦ During the hour before tea yesterday, the members of the Congressional Club on New Hampshire Avenue, enjoyed an unusual program presented by members and associate mem bers of the club. Mrs. Carl R. Chlndblom, wife of Representative Chlndblom, of Illinois, arranged the program and she also played several of the musical numbers. Mr. Fell to Usher in Wedding Today Mr. John R. Fell, jr. son of Mrs. Ogden L. Mills, wife of the Secretary of the Treasury, Mr. Mills and Mr. Dwight F. Davis, jr., son of the former Governor of the Philippines and Mrs. Davis, will be among the ushers at the wedding today of Miss Laura Hazard Holmes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dun can Argyll Holmes, of New York, and Mr. Austen "ownsend Gray, son of Mrs. Kenneth P. Budd and Mr. Austen Gray, of New York, which will take place in the Church of the Advent, at Westbury, Long Island. A re ception will follow at the home of the bride’s parents t Brook ville, Long Island. * * * To Fete Guests Senator and Mrs. Royal S. Copeland will entertain at a dinner this evening in compli ment to their son, Lieut. Royal S. Copeland, jr., and his .fiancee. Miss Virginia Duryee, who are their house guests over the week-end.