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GOSSIP OF THE SMART SET GATHERED FROM THE TOWN AND COUNTRYj j Bacon Soules Settled I for Winter in Berlin i Mrs. Bacon Soule, who with her son, Henry Douglas Bacon Soule, and her ■ister. Miss Bacon, who left California for Europe In the fall, are comfortably established In Berlin, where they have taken apartments at the Hotel Cum berland for the winter. Mr. Bacon Soule Is completing his musical edu cation in the piano and violin at the Berlin conservatory. While motoring In the Grunewald about three weeks ago Mrs. Bacon met with a serious accident, resulting In several bad sprains, and has been confined to her hotel ever since. Latest reports, how ever, are more encouraging and she will soon be out and about as usual. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Eddy have ar rived in England after having passed the autumn season In the south of KraiK-e, and contemplate making their future home there. They are nego tiating the purchase of a handsome residence in London, where they ex pect to reside permanently. # * * Mrs. Mary A. Widemann's picture Is ■Uso shown today. Mrs. Widemann. who Is a librettist as well as lecturist, Is giving a series of talks In the blue room of the St. Francis hotel. The first was held Tuesday afternoon, when "The Master Keys" was dis cussed, parallels being drawn from J>ante. Shakespeare. Goethe. Brown ing. Ibsen. Maeterlinck and Nietzsche. Next Tuesday afternoon the second of the series will be given, the subject being "Viewpoint and Standpoint." Music, drama and religion will be among the points considered. * » » The next meeting of the Dancing and Bridge club will be December 17. * # * Miss Janet Thompson and her brother, Roy Thompson, bade San Francisco goodby a week ago and are en route to New York, where they plan to enjoy an extended sojourn. • I Handsome Ball for New York Debutante A brilliant affatr in New York last "Wednesday was the dubtante dance ©f Miss Kathryne Steel, at which she was formally presented to the beau monde by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Steele. The ball was held at Sunridge hall at Weatbury. L. I. Only about 20" guests attended. Mr. and Mrs. Devereux Milburn (Miss Nancy Steele), just back from their honey moon, were in Die receiving party. Others who enjoyed the function were Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Alexander. Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Whitman, Mrs. Peter Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Thomas, Miss Sarah and Miss Eliza- j beth Cunningham and their cousins, j Miss Genevieve and Miss Evelyn Cun ningham: Miss Margaret Nichols and the Misses Harriet, Janetta and Mary Alexander. By way of digression, it is interest ing to note that the debutantes in New York this winter number 127, while In San Francisco they may be reduced to 13. Miss Ruth Zeile. Miss Rebecca Shreve. Miss Marie Louise Black, Miss Helen Wallach, Miss Eliz abeth Oyster, Miss Gertrude O'Brien, Miss Marie Louise Harrington. Miss Charlotte Tuttle. Miss Ernestine Mc- Near. Miss Carmen Ghirardelli. Miss Dorothy Capweil. Miss Lucille Johns and Miss Linda Bryan. » * * Mrs. Oliver Iselln, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. and Mrs. George Draper are three prominent New York ma trons who are arranging for a caba ret and dance to be held in the ball room of the Ritz-Carlton on the night of December 18. The ball will be given as a benefit for the Lenox Hill settlement. As the ball will come on the eve of the birthday of the czar of Russia, it is planned to carry out the spirit of a Russian carnival on this occasion. The hall will be deco rated in Russian colors. Russian viands will be served and the guests will come attired in Russian cos tumes. Russian dances will appear with the more modern steps ir. the evening's program. Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Alexander ere arranging an elaborate dinner to precede the dance, as are Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Shoemaker, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Welch and Mr. and Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish. Hutchins Will Open Home for Christmas Mr. and Mrs. John Powers Hutchins will be in their new home In St. Pet- ersb-irg In time for the Christmas holidays. Since their marriage in October they have been dividing their time between Paris and Dresden. Mr. and Mrs. Hutchins will, no doubt, establish a delightful home In the Russian capital, and one hears that it Is one of the few large cities In Europe where Americans are very popular. Mrs. Hutchins, It will he re membered, was formerly Miss Eliza beth McNear. a daughter of Mrs. George W. McNear of Piedmont. * * •* Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Gallagher ✓ Muriel Steele) will be In England for the holidays, and early Tn the new year will leave for the far east. They are going to their home In Shanghai by way of India and Ceylon. * * * Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin Ide Wheeler are making their visit to Egypt and are greatly Interested in Cairo, where they are now. They have taken apartments untll'after the holidays at the famous Shepard's Inn and later they will travel down the Nile. Miss Edith Jordan, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. David Starr Jordan, Is a member of the Wheeler party. Miss Jordan Is planning to return to the United States by way of India, and will ar rive In California some time next May. * » * Mr. and Mrs. William V. Bryan, who have been abroad for the last year, sailed Wednesday from Bremen for India, where they purpose to enjoy an Mrs. Mary A. Widemann, who will give the second of her series of lectures at the St. Francis hotel next Tuesday afternoon. extended sojourn. They plan to re turn home in March. Colonel Joseph Garrard. U. S. A.; Mrs. Garrard, Miss Garrard, Lieuten ant Victor S. Foster and Mrs. Foster, who have been stationed for the last two years in New York, will start next week for their new home at Fort Bliss. Texas. The Garrards are well known on this coast, where they were stationed at the Presidio for many years. Woman's Coif Tourney for Santa Barbara Nowadays, that obesity is barred and extreme slenderness alone Is in vogue, it behooves the stout to in dulge in all varieties of outdoor sports in order to reduce, and the lean to do likewise that their avoirdupois may not be Increased. In Santa Barbara the fear of flesh has taken hold of society, with the result that another woman's golf tournament will be held next week to play on the old golf field at the Santa Barbara Country club. The greater number of the so cial colony will be among the partici pants, the entries already showing as contestants Mrs. W. S. Lacy, Mrs. John R. Whittemore, Mrs. Edwin H. Saw yer, Mrs. John Edward Beale, Mrs. Helen Driver. Mrs. J. W. Graeme, Mrs. Gardneler Hammond, Mrs. Frederick Gould, Mrs. William Norman Camp bell, Mrs. R. B. Grtng, Mrs. Harold Sidebotham, Mrs. John Boyd, Mrs. John S. Edwards and the Misses Mar guerite Doe, Marcia Brackenridge, Nina Jones, Marlon Campbell, Bing ham, Rogers, Clark and Madeline Ed wards. Prizes will be awarded the winners. * * «• Reginald Fernald, who spent the last fortnight in SaVi Francisco, has returned to Santa Barbara He came north to attend the annual charity ball, which was given as a benefit for the Catholic humane bureau, last week. Mr. and Mrs. Henry E. Bothin will come to San Francisco Monday to re main In the city over the pageant of the Seven Seas, which will be held next week as a benefit for the Sea men's Institute. Professor Farrand to Claim Bride Next Month Among- the weddings of next month will be that of Miss Beatrix Cadwala der Jones, daughter of Mrs. Cadwala der Jones of New York, to Prof. Max Farrand of Yale university, it will take place In the chantry of Grace church on December 17 and will be celebrated quietly, on account of the. serious Illness of Mr. Farrand's mother. There will be no reception, THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1913 .' ■ .... . — — — — — — the couple departing immediately after the ceremony on a honeymoon which will take them to the southern states. The engagement of Miss Cad walader Jones and Professor Farrand was announced several weeks ago. The latter is well known on this coast, where for many years he held the chair of history in the Stanford university. * * * The pretty home of Mr. and Mrs. George Lorlng Cunningham at Los Altos is nearing completion and will be ready for their occupancy in the early part of 1914. Mrs. Cunningham is a sister of Mrs. Lloyd Baldwin Sr. * * * Mrs. Lloyd Weaver has departed for Portland, where she will remain sev eral weeks as the guest of relatives. * ♦ # • Mrs. Shelby Cummings entertained Tuesday afternoon at her home in Scott street. Bridge formed the aft ernoon's diversion. * * ♦ Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Gerstle have gone east for a couple of months, and are staying at the Hotel Wolcott, New York. They will be joined at Thanks giving and the Christmas holidays by their son, who is at Harvard. Mr. and Mrs. Powell to Spend Winter Here Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Powell, who have been spending the winter at Hume, have returned to the city and taken apartments for the winter at Jones and Union streets. * * # Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fink will leave next week for Chicago, which place they will make their future home. * * » Mrs. Harry Buck and Mrs. Irving Bragg were hostesses at a dance Wednesday at the Sequoia club rooms In Washington street. * ♦ * Henry P. Tlchenor, prominent in Portland business and social circles, has returned to his home in the north, after an enjoyable visit with friends in this city. * # * Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Osgood have returned to their home In Gough street after a two months' visit in the east. Mrs. W. B. Harrub and her daugh ter, Mrs. Frederick F. Griffith, sailed on the Manchuria Thursday for a year's tour of the orient. Mr. and Mrs. Bertram York enter tained at a buffet supper last Sun day evening at their home in Pied mont. A number of guests from this side of the bay attended. Mr. and Mrs. William T. Hovey have returned to their home in Sacramento street after a two months' visit in the east. * * * Miss Jean Fottrell was a tea host ess Wednesday afternoon in compli ment to Miss Nan Raleigh, who de parted Thursday on the Manchuria for the orient. Tiie affair was given at the home of Dr. and Mrs. M. J. Fottrell in Divlsadero street. Miss Raleigh accompanied her aunt, Mrs. Alfred R. Kelley, and her cousin. Miss Margaret Kelley, who are plan ning an extended tour. « _ e- Hotel Court Scene of Delightful Dance j ——. — • ,—*. The guests of the Hotel Court en tertained their friends at a hand somely appointed dance last Saturday night in the beautiful ballroom of the hotel, which was artistically deco rated with Christmas berries and ('hysantliennims. Many dinner par ties were entertained in the dining room of the hotel prior to the ball. Among those present were the fol lowing: Mr. ami Mrs. Charles'Mr. arid Mrs. Ferd. Rand Stark Dr. and Sirs. G. M Mrs. g. uTIara Tend! Mrs. J. p, i'lemmlrjg Mr. and Mrs. Hen Mrs. c Mason Goeetwt* Ella Hoffman Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mrs. \|. Sullivan Roby Mrs B. Bow Mr. ami Mrs. G. W. M-s. B. K. Ustne Klngsbnry v ii"s. Sad!.- Forrester Mr. and Mrs. G. W.'Mrs. K. Ellery Gaffney i Mrs. J. i;. cru nip Dr. and Mrs. D. B., Mrs. Hose U Bush Plymlre ! Miss Ethel Dean Mr. and Mrs. Percy , Miss s. C. Clieeseman Ixmg ■ Miss M. Kiieoursp Mr. aud Mrs. Percy H. Miss May Sullivan O'Hrien Miss Evelyn Mitchell Mr. and Mrs. Irving Miss Jean Gibson Bragg Ella Coiletta Mr. and Mis. Fred I.. Miss Kdna Wichinan Washhuni MlSS Florence I^m Dr. aud Mrs. B. N Miss Lucille Kelly Dow : N <lss Grace Miller Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Miss Adele Rolt 11'Noil! I Miss Pauline Harris Mr. and Mrs. O. 0. | Miss Grace Sanderson Edwards Miss Eu'.ia MeMahoo Mr. and Mrs. GuelMIss E. Betteneourt. Fleissner N l ; ss F. M Handv Mr. an'.' Mrs. Charles Miss ].. R, Chillers Hlnmentbal Miss K. Wilson Mr. anu' Mrs. GeorgtjMIss 8. Hauirhtou Cook VI 'ss It l'crvier Mr. and Mrs. G. C. !.. Icely Farrell Doc Alexander Mr and Mrs. de Wolff I F. M. Hobllt Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Harold Wallace Howard L. L. Green Mr. and Mrs. J. Suss- Fred Rllermann kind Dr. George A. Wood Mr. and Mrs. E- Bru- Jack Laying ner J - Davlea Mr and Mrs. R. P. Harcourt MeCullouga Merlllioo M. Huff Mr and Mrs. T. G. William Baker Crothers William Lieberman Mr. and Mrs. J. L. G. R. Colvin Bley D. N. Bryte Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Colonel Murphy Baker B - Halllday Mr. and Mrs. James H. A. Newfleld Bracken M. A. Eskridge Mr. and Mrs. Dick Dr. A. McNulty Colburn G Rittenhouse Mr. and Mrs. Charles 1 eland Carr Weller Joe Kber Mr. and Mrs. R. K. John suisbnry Revalk Charles Wallace Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Fred King Bldwell Ned Lawrence Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Charles Coleman Savercool Dr. Edgar Bryant Mr. and' Mrs. Frank Dr. J>. F. McGraw de Vry A. Kahn Jr. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. P. H. Patriarch Bogart Joseph Whalen Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Bruce Klein A. N. Sutro Dr. and Mrs. A. Kahn 0. A. Hufton Jr. D. H. Bowley Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Werner Fabian McKenzie J. P. Douglas Mr. and Mrs. J. S. L. A- Scotten Shaw William Sawyer Mr. and Mrs. A. Rud- Fred McNulty gear E. Howell Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Cecil Huff Peters William Broderson Mr. and Mrs. H. 8. C. J. Parks Whlttard W. Robinson Mr. and Mrs. M. Troy * # * The Willing Workers of the Bush Street temple announce a card party to be held at the Native Sons' hall Monday afternoon. Bridge whist and two hundred are ttf be played. Tho following committee Is in charge: Mrs. Mess (chairman), Mes dames Noah Bender, M. H. Coffee, Hellbron, Adler, Davis, Aschelm, Ellis Block. Hugo Liyons, Joseph Bayer, Charles Rummelsburg, .T. Goldschmtdt, Frohman, Manassee. Frutiger, Moise and the Misses Levy. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Herrscher, Miss Herrscher and Kdmond Herrscher have closed their summer home at San Leandro and arc domiciled at the [Palace hotel for the winter season. I High School Students Given Birthday Party ■* Jesse Miller, a popular student of the Humboldt evening high school and a member of the Forensic club of that school, was tendered a surprise party by schoolmates and fellow members of the club on the occasion of his six teenth birthday last Sunday. The cele bration was held at the Miller home in Hampshire street and proved a dis tinct success. At supper L James Herzgovitch acted as toastmaster. Miss Bess Newsom also celebrated her sixteenth birthday on that date, and was accordingly given the posi tion of honored guest. Those present ; wei c: Misses Bess Newsom, Alice Grundy, Irene Grundy, Evy Norton, Maybelle Gilbart, Clarita Nunan and Kathie Shelley; Jesse Miller, James Nunan, Walter Pterter. Walter O'Connor, F. W. Murphy, Frank Dowling, Fred Kaiser, H. C. Koester, Sam McKee, Ben Wise, Lester Schwerin, L James Herzgovitch, Franklyn Van Asek, Charles Walters, William Brennan and L. W. Nelson. * * * Miss Mj|inie Farrlng, a prominent society belle of Seattle, arrived in the city Tuesday from the north. She is stopping at the Washington hotel and expects to leave for Los Angeles the first of the week. Miss Farrlng will spend the winter in Los Angeles. * * * The Fortnightly assembly, which is composed of San Francisco's younger set. has annonuced that its second cotillon will take place on Saturday evening, December 6, in the Sorosis club halL # # » In compliment to her daughter, Miss Alzire Nelson, who has recently an nounced her engagement to Rudolph Dogge, Mrs. J. A. Nelson entertained at a reception Wednesday evening. The affair was held at the Nelson home in Noe street. Harold Parsons, the young vaudeville star, was the toastmaster. Among those who en- Joyed the function were Miss Alice Stelling, Miss Frances Dinnigan, Miss Helen Jesson, Miss Marie Cng Mars, Miss Mary Sperisen. Miss Ethel Schoenbeck, Miss Lillian Schoenbeck. Miss Ruth Nelson, Miss Gertrude Ahl berg. Miss Lillian Smith and Miss Lillian Hausemann, Harold Parsons, E. Pendry, Lee W. Nelson. Paul Swickerd, Louis Cng Mars, Walter Matson. Marvyn Price, Herman Her manson, Joseph P. Ryan and J. Alfred Lewis. ■♦ 1 •* Eschscholtzias Hold Thanksgiving Ball \ Amid coronals of holly berries and mistletoe, the Eschscholtzias cele brated their fourteenth annual Thanksgiving ball Thursday night with true holiday spirit. The floor committee under the management of H. L. Klute and W. T. Howes was re sponsible for the successful program, the schottische, gavotte and minuet predominating. This assembly is one of a series of like events which will be held during the winter months at Scottish Rite and California club hall. Among those present were: Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Miss Minnie Flske Attinger Miss Bertha Roberts Mr. and Mrs. J. I". Miss Ada Bentller Borges Miss Hazel Moren Mr. and Mrs. J. X Klaa Carrie Sebastian Bropuy Miss Ethel Stlemke Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Miss Myrtle Page Brand Miss Edna Griffin Dr. and Mrs. C. V. Miss Terrlsltn Swett Gallagher Miss I>ora Hansen Mr. ana Mrs. G. C. Miss Km ma Hadeler Heinz SUSS Bessie Durihar Mr. mid Mrs. J. D. Miss Ada Seiferf Ilyues Ha* Maje Brand Mr."and Mrs. B. J. Miss Emily Williams Ilnltermau Miss Lilia Maple Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Miss A lice' Pet trrson Jackson Miss Belfert Mr. and Mr»- T - Miss Florence Ruppln Jackson Miss Adele Dsttaac Mr. and Mrs. W. Y. Miss Cora Sehafer I>awton Miss Alauieilic Puccin Mr. and Mrs. A. C. elll Outsell Miss Cora Pavllla Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Miss Claudia Steinrnan Ratto Miss Eo'ith Rtippln Mr. aud Mrs. J. M HUm Carrie Brunner Sala Miss Lillian Bllleter Mr. and Mrs. Lysle A. Miss Amy Braver stem Miss Ellse Hummel Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Miss Clara Zerrwick Meuser Miss Alma Rless Mr. and Mrs. William Miss Grace Frank J Wolf KM Ann Rentschler Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Miss Claire MrCoombe Hutchison Miss Elsa Mauch Mr. ami Mrs. F. J. Miss Helen Crane Schneutenhaus Miss l.ydla Hermann Mr. and! Mrs. F. A. Miss Edna Kruger Arthur Miss Josephine Ferry Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Miss Alice Swan Blddeil Miss Luclle Granicher Mr. aud Mrs. Lou Gue- Miss Jola Moose det Miss Blenor Mauerhan Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Miss Hilda yon der Londblad Mehden Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Miss Ethel' McLough- Stewart Un Mr. and Mrs. F. J.iMlss Lillian Dale Ratto I Miss El ley Zenker Miss Alma Miller Miss Agnes Otto Miss Alyce Bllleter Miss Adele Herman Miss Edna Garblni Miss Anna Ohlandt Miss Niva Brlttaln Miss Helen Alkalay Miss Emma George Miss May McLean Miss Tirzah Mauerhan Miss Isadora Kenton Miss Ella Zwlerlein Miss Louise Bidden Miss Irene Dalsol Miss Alberta Flohn Miss Magdelena Strleff Miss Mildred Hartmen- Mlss Paloma Gardiner sen A J. Brun F. B. Wallace W. H. B«rr M. J. Ward A. Bvuszotto R. G. Williams F. J. Cornell F. H. Wood P. G. Delsol G. J. Kern W. Dickson H. L. Klute G. L. Dobbs E. B. Knox J. Ferry W. Lester Bernard Foes H. R. Zenker William Ferry M. Lynch T. Fuendellng H. Mauch Glenn Gbsb C. Margo L H. Granicher A. O. Mauerhan C. H. GllUg L. A. Belborne W. O. Granicher L. Meussdorffer L. Hart A. Morrell W. T. Howes A. L. Nelson R. Huber R. L. Norgrove E. J. Iversoa D. J. O'Day F. C. Jordan W. J. ODea H. J. Kelley H. G. Perry L. B. Robinson Dr. O. J. Qulnlan J. Schwartz R. E. Ralph F. W. Hanford K. J. Barry A. Schncutenhaua O. Woodmansee A. E. Schulkeu TL G. Dodda Jr. J. C. Selbert L. Logan Dr. J. C. Sipes E. A. Stromborg A. Smith J. Therif.n E. Southard H. D. Sklllln W. P. Strelff B. H. Rulaberg L. Stewart R. E. Haacke D. A. Sulllyan P. Dally G. R. Suffner C. Arobambault A. H. Terrill S. Grlmmett * A. Toft C. L. Bergiand L. R. Vane T. Oollaa G. F. Yett J. W. Briaon R. Ron Rubens C. li. Bel! E. Waaa F. H. Antonovlrh A. Wagner George R, Wagner C. J. Walters Dr. w. B. Davis # » » Preparations are completed for the sixth concert and ball to be given by Professor yon der Mehden's orchestra of 40 Instrumentalists Monday night. A fine program has been arranged, in cluding selections from the "Overture Romantlque." "Lohengrin" and "Rose of Panama," a fantasy of Christmas songs, "Traumeret" and the "Fifth Nocturne." There will also be soprano solos by Miss Martha yon Stunner. i MELBA AND KUBELIK TO GIVE THEIR FIRST CONCERT HERE DEC. 7 Mme. Melba and Jan Kubelik, who are on joint tour. They will give their opening concert at Dreamland rink December 7. World Stars in Joint Tour Will Appear at Dreamland Rink in Record Music Event Manager Greenbaum will bring t( Dreamland rink the musical offerings of 1913 to a close with two of the most stupendous concerts ever given in this city. It is 10 years since Mile. Nellie Melba, the Australian queen of song, visited this city. This summer Mme. Melba made her appearance at the Royal opera in Covent Garden after an absence of five years, and the press was unan imous in the opinion that none of the sopranos who had sung there in the interim had tilled her place. Melba Is a human nightingale, and there is still no other soprano voice in the same class. Xt BELIK POPI LAR HERE Jan Kubellk, the violinist, on whom the mantle of Paganlni has fallen. I Brother Complimented at Cay Tango Party I Miss Edith Barnes entertained last evening- at her Valdez street resi dence complimentary to her brother, Mr. Allen Barnes, who is leaving for Los Angeles to reside. The affair was in the nature of an Informal tango party. The residence was beautifully decorated for the occasion with chrys anthemums and violets, and at mid night an elaborate supper was served for: Miss Tlrlen tie lisle Orrin Moore Miss Marin. Voce Hoag Kollln Scott Miss Ethel Goss Gordon Lea Miss Gladys Goss, Seyd Barron Miss Edith Barnes Mr. and Mrs. Hal Hoi- Miss Dorothy Collins land Miss Phyllis Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Miles Miss Gwendolyn Scott Walsh Walton de Pellatou Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Allen Barnes Hlle Gerald Dunne Mr. and Mrs. George Whitney de Lisle Barrington Rodger Van Nee Mr. and Mra. R. P. Ted Craig Matthews Ovid Pettis Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Raymond Campbell Watson Richard Grigg * * * On Friday evening Miss Rita Vran izan and Miss Marie Coghlln enter tained at an affair at the California Club hall. The dancing program was interspersed with the latest innova tions of the tango, hesitation waits and one-step. A buffet repast was served. Miss Vranizan and Miss Coghlln are popular with the younger set with whose activities they are Identified. * * * The members of the Entre Nous Co tillon club gave their second assembly and cotillon last night in the ballroom of the Fairmont hotel. All the latest eastern society dances were intro duced. * * * "Walton de Pellaton entertained 100 guests Tuesday evening at an original and unique tango luncheon. Between each course of the luncheon the guests danced the tango or rag according to the arranged menu-program. The guests assembled from about the hay to enjoy the hospitality of Mr. de Pel laton and many unique features were given. Mr. de. Pellaton was assisted by Mrs. Hal Holland, Mrs. Clarence Hite. Mrs. R. P. Matthews, Miss Edith Barnes, Miss Ethel Goss and Miss has played here three times in that last ten years and each time has drawn capacity houses. Other violin ists may excel in Bach, In Beethoven or in one special side of the art, but when it comes to all around playing the violin with a simple directness that .reaches the hearts and with a technical skill that seems almost un cannyKufiellk is unapproachable. At these big concerts music lovers are the opportunity of hear ing Melba and Kubelik on the same program at the cost of a ticket to either of their solo recitals. Besides the two great stars there will be Edmund Burke of Covent Garden, Lon don, who is called "The John McCor mack of the Barytones," and who will sing operatic numbers and Irish bal lads; M. Marcel Moyse. the greatest Gladys Goss. , Among those who en joyed the unique diversion were: Mr. and Mrs. Hal Hoi- Miss Evelyn yon land Schroeder Mr. and Mrs. Miles Miss Violet Collins Walsh Mtss Gladys Goss Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Miss Gertrude Dillon Deane Miss Ruth Bruce Mr. and Mrs. Grant Miss Pansy Weldon Talbot Miss Evelyn de Vale Mr. and Mrs. George Miss Phyllis Gordon Barrinton Miss Ada Rawlston Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Miss Winefred Sharon Htte Miss Roth Pattilo Mr. aud Mrs. William Miss Nela Barnett Worley Miss Claire Detels Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miss Harriet Detels Illington Miss Lorena Mellon Mr. and Mrs. Willard Miss Consueio Alexan- Clarke der Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Miss Olive Mackey Matthews M!-> Madeline Moss Mr. aud Mrs. Percy Misa Estella Sharon Bruce Rodger Van Nee Mr. and Mrs. Frcder- Allen Barnes ick Wilson Gerald Dunne Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whltnev de Lisle Irish Leslie Van Fleet Mr. and Mrs. Charles Artie Bauman Mclntyre Richard Gregg Mr. and Mrs. EdWard Roilin Scott Hellman Ami de Pellaton Mr. and Mrs. Wilton Orrin Moore Sayre Ovid Pettis Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Albert Post Waterman Gordon Lea Mr. and Mrs. John Ted Barron Mellon Carleton Crocker Mra. A. Warnock Raymond Campbell Walton de Pellaton Richard Dobbert Mrs. R. W. Lawerenee Westley Kohl Mrs. Henry Carleston Syd Craig Miss Vivien de Llste Lawrence Goss Miss Nadlne Gordon Ellsworth Mellon Misa Gwendolyn Scott Walter Westley Miss Edith Barnes Richard Rousseau Miss Marie yon Hoag Edward Tormey Miss Elva Lange. Edward Holsworth Misa Ethel Goss Ralph Foster * » * Corona club's postponed meeting, delayed because of Thanksgiving, will be held on Thursday, at which Mrs. Helen Van Anderson Gordon will be presented by Mrs. Norman H. Martin to give a lecture on Emerson. Miss Elinor Kern Bravo will sing. * * * The woman's auxiliary of the So ciety of California Pioneers will hold Its annual breakfast on Saturday, December 6, at 12 o'clock, at the Fair mont hotel. Social Happenings in Transbay Region j s> _ __ _ Miss Florence Hill has chosen the early spring for her wedding to Harry Gordon West of San Francisco. The exact date has not been set as yet, but it will take place before Easter. Miss Hill is a graduate of Stanford university and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Hill of East Oakland. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Vincent H. Westdorf flute virtuoso of France, and M. Gab riel Lapierre. a famous pianist and accompanist. FIRST CONCERT DECEMBER 7 At the opening concert one week from tomorrow afternoon Mme. Melba will sing the aria from "X'Allegro ed II Penseroso." by Handel, with Bats obligato played by M. Moyse; the aria from Mozart's "II Re Pastore," with violin obligato played by Kubelik; the "Aye Maria" from Verdi's masterpiece, "Otello," and the "Addio" from "La Boheme." by Puccini. Kubellk's offerings will include Concerto No. 2, by Wieniawski; the "Witches' Dance," by Paganini; Dvor ak's "Humoreske" and "A Spanish Dance," by Sarasate. Burkes numbers will be the aria from the opera "Benvenuto Cellini," by Diaz; two old English ballads, and the delightful Irish numbers by Tom Moore. "Meeting of the Waters" and "The Minstrel Boy." For the second concert a complete change of program is to be given. The farewell concert to be given by Mme. Teresa Carreno, the pianist, will take place at Scottish Rite auditorium tomorrow afternoon, starting at 2:30 o'clock. This "queen of the pianists'* had a moat successful visit to this city. The playing of Mme. Carreno Is of that dignified type which makes well for the pupil who ha.s tho advantage of hearing her play. The concert will start with the famous "Waldsteln" sonata of the great Bee thoven, and includes Chopin's noc turne, B major, op. 9: Fantasie Im promptu, C minor. Barcarolle and Bal lade, A flat, op. 47; Schumann's Fan tasie, C major, op. 17, and a Rubin stein group including his famous mel ody in F major. Barcarolle in A minor and La Fauase note (etude). Manager Greenbaum will present another great pianist in Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler, the only great ar tist touring Europe with America as the starting point. Mme. Zeisler has lived in Chicago since she was 2 years old and all her studies were made, in that city, with the exception of five years' work with the great Leschet- Izky in Vienna. Mme. Zelsler's husband is one of thw leading attorneys of the windy city and one of her sons is a professor in the law department of the Chicago university. It is 11 years since Mmc Zeisler last played in San Francisco. There will be only two Zeisler con certs, the dates being December 9, night, and December 13, afternoon. * * * Only one other city in North Amer ica supports a company giving the standard French plays In the original languages besides San Francisco, and that is Montreal. The French dramatic literature is replete with interesting and beautiful plays and charming comedies, and one of the latter will be given at the second performance by the Theatre Francals de San Francisc.,ssy at the second performance of the sea ; son Thursday night at Scottish Rite I I I auditorium. The title of this comedy Is "L'Este de la Saint Martin" ("The Indian Sum mer"), the authors being Meilhac and ' Halevy. This will be followed by a produc -1 tlon of Offenbach's little gem of a masterpiece of true "opera comique." "Mariage aux Lanternes" ("Marriage by Lanterns"), with a splendid cast pf singers and a complete orchestra un der the baton of Emilio Puyans. This work by the composer of "Love Tales of Hoffman." "La Perichole." "The Grand Duchess" and other light opera classics is a delightful musical setting of an old peasant love story, and among the numbers is a quartet sung at the hour of the Angelus that Is one of the most beautiful bits of work In operatic music. (Lillian Tracy) have returned to Oak land from an extensive tour of the middle west and south, where they spent their honeymoon. They are now domiciled in a pretty home in Eighteenth street, the gift of the groom's parents. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Edward Leighton Var ney of Butte county are the guests of Mrs. Varney's parents, Dr. and Mrs. Tlsdale, in Alameda. The Varneys live on a large ranch near Chico, and Mrs. Varney is a frequent visitor to the family home. * * * Mrs. Theodore Benedict Lyman has sent out cards for a large bridge party next Friday afternoon at her home In Alameda. About 100 guests from both sides of the bay have been asked to attend. The hostess will be assisted In receiving by a few of the younger girls. * * * Among the dinners which will pre cede the second Berkeley assembly Wednesday night is that to be pre sided over by Mrs. Anna B. Pray at the Berkeley inn. A dozen or more friends will be her guests, including Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Lamson, Miss Mary Shatter. Miss Nora Evans. Miss Margaret Al derson, Messrs. Ray Bailey, Burton Woods, Bradford Averlll and Harry Houston. Among others planning din ner parties before the dance are Mrs. Raymond Wilson. Miss Ethel Wram pelhelmer, Mrs. Charles M. Fayley and Mrs. Arthur Nahl. * * * Mrs. Selim Woodworth and Miss Dorothy Woodworth of Piedmont ave nue, Berkeley, will spend the holidays In Italy, where they will remain until late in February. They will not re turn home until late in the summer. * * * The Hotel Oakland has announced a series of dances for guests and their friends to take place during the win ter season. The first will be held Monday night in the ivory ballroom. * * * John W. Mitchell, the art collector, and his wife, a popular authoress, are stopping at the Hotel Oakland. They are on their way to their home In Lo Angeles from an extensive European tour where Mr. Mitchell obtained si eral valuable paintings to add lo his famous collection.