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SOCIETY HOLDS CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS FEAST AT HOME r Viristmas day was the same old ' home feast that it always Is, with family gatherings wherever there is a home. Sons and daughters coming from the east timed their arrival to be here and these whose families ""ere small brought in a few out siders to share the jollification. I mr. and Mrs. William G. Irwin and Mr. and Mrs. Templeton Crocker held nristmas together in the Irwin man sion in Washington street. The E. W. Hopkins held their usual family reunion of children and grand children. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Mc- Near, Mr. and Mrs. Will Taylor, Mr. ' and Mrs. Augustus Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hopkins. Mr. and Mrs. John Cheever Cowdirf and their re spective children assembling for the feast. * At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Josselyn there was a similar assem bly, the numbers including Mr. and Mrs. H. McDonald Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. Ettore Avenali, Mr. and Mrs. William Duncan. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lathbone and Miss Marjorie Josselyn. j Mrs. John J. Valentine opened her! home in Oakland to her family and j entertained, Christmas day, Mr. and J Mrs. John J. Valentine, Miss Ethel j Valentine and Dudley and Philip Val- I en tine. "Baywoad" Party "Bay-wood." the San Mateo home of Mrs. Abby Parrott was tlie scene of another' Oristmas party, in which f hildren, grandchildren and great grandchildren participated. Holiday greens and berries converted the halls and reception rooms into a splendid setting, and the great Christ mas tree was laden with costly gifts in the evening Mrs. Tarrott held tne annual grab bag. a pretty cere- Daoay which she has observed for many years of 'disposing of the quan tities of jewelry for which she has no longer any use. Only grandchildren »re eligible to "grab," and many a desired trinket falls into the willing hands. In some cashes where the gem or the jewelry is of unusual beauty, the sets are divided, an earring, which may be c onverted into a charm or l-i val'.iere of perhaps Into a brooch, becoming the possession of one grand child, whiie iinotl.tr will receive Its mate. Among those present were: Mr and MfS. Joseph !M!ss Edith Houglaa- U - Robert Y. Hayne ,M:>s Katb«rine Dono -Br. . , hoe Mi. and Mrs. Robert |Mls» Christine Doeohoe V. Birtt Jr. Mi-- Harbara Donohoe Mr. »nd Mrs. Edward Miaa Mary Konohoe J T-»t>i 11 Job* I'arrett Sr. Captain and Mrs. Al- ! loin Parrott Jr. Mill Ensilie Parrott Joseph A. Ponohoe Jr. M's« Josephine Par The Hayne. Tobin an< Mr. and Mrs. Richard EL Pease en tertained their children and grand children and several others at their country estate, near Redwood City, t e; r guests remaining over until Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. V, at son. Dr. and Mr?. Joseph Pease, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Watson were among those to accept their hospi tality. Mrs. McNear Hostess | Mrs. George W- McXear Br. opened her . hospitable home in Oakland Thursday for a large family dinner *nd party, which was enjoyed by many relatives. The home was decked in holiday attire with holly snd mistletoe and a great quantity of Christmas berries and thjere was the j.i o\ erbial Christmas tree bright with tinsel and glittering with lights and qTjite filietl with gifts for the children and their elders. In the group who fathered to enjoy the Christmas fes. tlvities with Mrs. McNear were: XI- »n<l Mr*. i;«tc» Hr. and Mrs. Hiram V. McNear | Johnson Jr. 11l anil Mrs. l'hi!ip,Mr. and Mrs. Leo ' F I Bsfcel M nd Mrs Georre' Mr an<l Mrs Philip B. McNear ! Mlaa Louise McNear Mr. and Mrs. John I George Bo«Ua McNear |Mmm McNear Mr. and Mr#. George Ctoorge McNear f. McNear Jr. ißarroll McNear * * * The El Cerrlto home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene de Sabla was the scene of another happy feast, Mrs. de Kahla entertaining for the occasion Mr. and p. ar-kes. Miss Edith Pearkes, Miss Vera de Sabia, Miss Leontine da Sabla Mr. and Mrs. M. H. de Young held n family dinner at their home in Cali fornia street, those present being Mr. «Jd Mr*. George Cameron. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Oliver Tobin and their little daughter Patricia, Miss Kath leen and Miss Phyllis de Young. | Travelers Ge2e!brate j Christmas was observed in various ways and at diverse places by Callfor nians who are traveling abroad or liv ing abroad. For many it larked some thing of its festal spirit, but on the whole it was celebrated right merrily. Mr and Mrs. Harry East Miller and their children are in Rome_ having gone there three weeks ago in time to lie fully settled for Christmas. Early in the year they are going to France, bat ' n t^ie s P r i J, B will return to Rome to celebrate Easter, that being the treat holiday of the church ln the Mrs. Bacon Soule. Miss Carrie Bacon *md I >ouglas Bacon Soule have all •.ithered for the holidays in Berlin, where the latter has been hard at study for the last three months in the Berlin Conservatory of Music. The Vlcomte and Vlcomtesse Elie de Dampierre held as much of a family reunion as was possible Christmas day, when they opened their hospit able mansion, the "Chateau de Plas sac," ln France, to the latter's brother ln law and sister, Vicomte and Vlcom tesse Philllppe de Tristan, and her cousins. Vicomte and Vlcomtesse Louis de Tristan and their families. Mrs. John Parrott. aunt of the three vicomtesses and members of her fam ily who are not in California, cele brated Christmas with Colonel and Mrs. Archibald Douglas-Dick and their family in London. Lieutenant and Mrs. Ralph Fane Gladwin (Isa belle Douglas-Dick) are also guests at the Douglas-Dick home over the holidays. * * * Mr. and Mrs. William V. Bryan are on their way to India, having sailed from Antwerp last Sunday and will spend several months in traveling through the countries of southern Asia. Recently they have been en joying a visit through Ireland, where they passed several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan expect to arrive in Califor nia toward the close of February, after having passed a year in Euro pean travel. * * # Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Wilson, who have been visiting in the east for sev eral months, returned to San Fran cisco a few days ago and have taken rooms at the Palace hotel for the winter. Mrs. Fred Kellogg is spending the holiday season in Gjermany. whither she went a fortnight ago. Later she will visit the countries of the Mediter ranean. : Danes for Mass Eyre At the Hotel Monroe members of the debutante and subdebutante set will gather tonight as the guests of Miss Mary Eyre, who is giving a Christmas dance to her niece. Miss Elena Eyre. The guest of honor is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Eyre and she will be among the buds of next season. Some of those who have been bidden to meet her tonight are: Miss Emiiv Tubbs iMiss Elisabeth Oyster Miss Marie Louise Har- Miss Rebecca Shieve rington j.Miss Helen Pierce Miss Elizabeth Hansen; Miss Miriam Beaver Miss Marion I-ee Msll ! Miss Marie l/oulse Hard 1 Black Miss Marion Dixon IHoward Spreckels Miss Elizabeth Shreve Atherton Eyre Miss Gertrude Hopkins Edward Eyre Jr. Mt*s Oeoerieve Bothln Edward Fox Mi** Marie I»uise,Baltzar Peterson wlasftess Thomas Hansen Miss Correnah de PueiChapln Tuhbs Miss Frederlka Otis I George Howard Miaa Flora Miller j Baldwin Sproule Miss Marie Louise Mount ford Wilson Jr. Baldwin Crocker ' Miss Doris Schmieden [Mayo Newhall i Mlas Mary Donohoe Joseph A. Donnboe j Miss Alleen Mcintosh William Parrott Miss Helen Crocker |Kittle Boyd I Miss Jean Boyd * * # Members of the Saturday evening assemblies will meet at the Califor nia club hall tonight for their Christmas dance under supervision THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL AND POST, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1913 of Harold Maundrell. The rooms have been hung with wreaths and festoons of greenery in a scheme of Christmas coloring. Mrs. Stewart McNab, Mrs. Charles H. Holbrook'Jr., Mrs. Frank Kerrigan and Mrs. Dud ley Sales will receive the guests, among whom will be: MIM Nell Hadley M!«s Margaret King- Miaa Violet Cook «ton Mlas Laura Pearkes Miss Mildred Mallon Miss Almee Raisch M.ss Bible Osborn Miss Adeline Bogart Miss Marian de Guerre Miss Marie Omart Dudley Bliss Miss Irene 1V.;..i. Bliss Hermann Mlaa Estelle Jacob Allan Hamilton Mlas Nadtite de OJeda Albert F,ucbslnger Miss Kthe! Graham Rets R viand Miss Georgia Catts j Joseph Hirkey Miss Edith Pearkes ; Bliss Rucker Miss Vera Omart 1 Jeremiah Sullivan Mas. Gladys Emmons Peter Omara Miss Glsei'a Haslett I Paul Meyers Mlaa Velda Wo.*! | Virgil MoOonrt Mies Marian Dorn I Warren Turner Miss Cna Wise Wendell Hamnion Mlas Leah Beckett i Clifford Smith Misa Helen Wearer ißylngton Ford Miss Janet Adam Fred Palmer Miss Dorothy Metrner |Harold Cox Miss Helen Oliver Stephen Semey Miss Marjorie Einmona! Gregory McEvers Miss Jean OllTer j Albert Raisch Miss Miriam Harrier [Richard St. John Miss Pearl Del-rer I Louts Mooser Miss Dorothy Doe Hamlin Nerncy Miss ri»menttite King 'Jack Wletand Miss Kaunletta Wright William Gray Miss Inez Marion Roy Hills Misa Charlotte Rmsb Mercer Fa.on Ml>« Mildred Ctßtltl Lee Hall Miss Patricia Higglns i Perry Johnson Mlfs Zeta Mendel Herman Wieland Miss Dorothy Klnoaid Spencer Rrush Ml-* Nell Ranch "iarenoe Cronan Mi«* Madeline Sb>son Basil Proll Miss Ruth Scott Harold MeCormick Miss Bess Mac Donald l»r. F. Klnslow Wed at Homme A pretty wedding was celebrated at the Berkeley residence of Mrs. Benjamin T. White this afternoon, when Miss Gwendolyn White became the bride of Lieutenant John C. Pe gram, U. S. A. The family residence was converted Into an attractive set ting with quantities of Christmas berries and greens. Only relatives attended the nuptials and remained for the informal wedding supper. Mrs. Pegram. who is a dark beauty, was a radiant bride, ln her soft robe of clinging white satin, embellished with rich old lace. Her flowing veil of tulle was fashioned with a Juliet cap and she carried a shower bouquet of lilies of the valley and white orchids. There were no attendants for either party. Lieutenant and Mrs. Pegram will depart tonight for Monterey, where they will pass their honeymoon. They will return north in time to enjoy a brief visit in Berkeley with the bride's family before sailing, Janu ary 5, for their new station in the Philippines. Tlie engagement of the couple was announced several weeks ago, and was a surprise in civilian as well as army circles, where both bride and bridegroom enjoy a wide popularity. Lieutenant Pegram has been sta tioned witli the First cavalry at the Presidio for some time. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Pegram of Petersburg, Va., and is a graduate of the West Point military academy. * # * Colonel and Mrs. Charles L. Phil lips will also be among those sailing for the Philippine islands. January 5. The former, who was stationed here / for a short time in command of Fort Scott, has been ordered to Manila for duty, and will proceed there next month, two days after the marriage of Miss Call Phillips and Lieutenant Ralph Chrystal Harrison, IT. S. A., which will be celebrated in St. Brig id's church of this city. New Dances to Begin | The initial "Dansant Apres Le Theatre," in San Francisco, will open at 9 o'clock Monday night in the rose dining room of the St. Francis hotel, under management of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Crane. These affairs will be small and the most exclusive in membership of any dancing clubs so far established in San Francisco, not excepting the Cinderella, which has always laid claim to the most blue penciled list in the state. Only six patronesses will control the membership of the series, and they will be Mrs. Charles Templeton Crocker, Mrs. Frederick Kohl, Mrs. CbHstien de Guigne, Mrs. Frederick j McNear, Mrs. William Tubbs and Mrs. I Walter Martin. Bishop and Mrs. William Ford Nichols have been entertaining their son in law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lansdale, and their chll Miss Helen Kendricks (lower), Miss Jean Wheeler (upper left), Miss Louise Woolsey (upper right), belles of the younger set. drcn. Philip Jr. and little Miss Eve lyn Lansdale, who came up from their ranch at Merced to be their guests over the holidays. With these there were present for Christmas Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mills and their little son. Billy, and William Duncan. Miss Margaret Nichols is still ln New York, and spent Christmas as a guest of Mrs. James Cunningham and her daughters. Miss Sara and Miss Evelyn Cunningham, at their home in the metropolis. Miss Nichols writes such glowing accounts of her sojourn In the east that society here is hardly expecting her return to California be fore* the close of the spring. Among the recent arrivals in San Francisco are General and Mrs. Bailey and their daughter, Miss Polly Bai ley, who have come here to spend the holiday season as the guests of friends. The family took their de parture from Seattle about December 15, and will remain here for an In definite visit. To Depart for Etuirope! With the close of the winter festivi ties. Miss Marie Louise Black, who has enjoyed her first season as a belle In San Francisco society, will take flight for Europe, where she, plans to enjoy an extended sojourn. Miss Black is- arranging her depart ure for the middle of January, and will go directly to Paris to pass a few busy weeks under the skillful hands of the French modistes. Then she will go to London for the season. Among the many delightful antici pations of the debutante none is more thrilling than her presentation at the court of King George and Queen Mary, which will occur in the spring. Several of the young matrons and not a few of the belles have had this dis tinction. All of the Parrott girls have been presented, as well as their dash ing cousin. Miss Edith Douglas-Dick, Miss Ysabel McLaughlin was pre sented two years ago, as was Miss Vera de Sabla. Harry Butters has returned from the Providence hospital in Oakland, where, last week, he underwent an operation on his throat. Among the winter guests at Glen wood Mission inn, in Riverside, are Mrs. John B. Mhoon and her daugh ter. Miss Marjorie Mhoon. who have recently been enjoying a sojourn at their home in Piedmont. The Mhoons expect to remain in the southland until March. * * * Pictures are shown today of Miss Jean Wheeler. Miss Louise Woolsey and Miss Helen Hendricks, all of whom are popular with the city's younger set. Miss Woolsey and Miss Wheeler took a leading part in the recent Papeant of the Seven Seas, appearing among the American republic group for the benefit of the Seamen's insti tute. Miss Kendricks. to hot- social pleas ures, adds a keen pursuit of art, and IS among the society girls who are taking a course at the Hopkins' In stitute of Art. To Give Farewell Miss Sally Havens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wickham Havens, will give a farewell party at her home in Pied mont this week. In January Miss Havens will depart for Menlo Park, where she will enter upon her studies at the Sacred Heart convent. Some of those who will be present at this gathering are: Miss Amy Rcgiia Miss Harriet Walsh M!«s Amy Long Miss Mary Adams Miss Alice Ren.ua Miss Elizabeth Cham- Miss Sally l/ang bers tiles I>irna Williamson \ Miss Sucette Green- Miss Elizabeth Adamsi wood Miss Jessie Knowles : Miss Elva Ghlrardelll IBM Flora Miller 1 Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Bond have gone to Oakland, where they are pass ing the holidays as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Stoddard, the lat ter of whom Is a niece of Mrs. Bond. * * * Mrs. Frank Howard Allen has re turned from Berkeley, where she en joyed a sojourn of several days, and is again established at her home in Washington street. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shurtleff have returned to their home in Spruce street after a two months' visit with relatives in the east. | FoMr Dances Tonight j Four Christmas dances will be held tonight, one for tlie youngsters, over which Mrs. Bowie Detrick will pre side: one for their elders, which Mrs. Carey Friedlander and Mrs. Frank Itohner have arranged: the dance which Miss Mary F.yre is giving for her niece, Miss Elena Eyre, and tbe 13 Christmas meeting of the Satu Evening assembly. The first party will be held in S tish Rite hall, which has been verted into a festal bower with gr and berries. Favors Indicative of season will be given to the hos young people who belong to this < Assisting Mrs. Detrick in recei will be Mrs. Edington Detrick, Joseph Hooper. Mrs. Gailllard Sto Mrs. William Perkins and Mrs. A ander McCrackin. Among those who will attead ar Mi** Elizabeth Brice Garth Boericke Miss Ruby Bond Edward Harrison m;,. Florence Stoncy John Reis 2. a i.„%,„„.., Bernard Penny M „ elenSton, *™ Gear Hlaa Tberese Hatr!>on (t . rome T ,ijant Miss Helen Wright ;p nl Up Finnell Miss Marie Louise Hir- hjeorgs Hotaling rlugton jjamea Jeffries Miss Cora Smith Ixniis Jeffries Miss Dorothy Dearie Dudley Wallace Miss Otllla Lalne 'Forbes Wilson Miss Helen Hooper Xtokeley Wilson Miss Marie Hathaway t John Qirdner Miss Ruth Perkins R . Hood Miss Jean Wheeler Alfred Rich Miss Isabel McCNCKCa Garleton Bryan Misa Dorothy Ward Bowie Detrick Miss Ruth Welch 'Alfred Hatterot* Miss Beatrice Gerber- Horace Darton ding Gloster Willis Miss Minerva Lovell Ipaul Kingston Miss Mary Gorjzas | Mr jjcFaydan Miss Dorothy Churchill coemo Morgan Miss Helen Hamilton F lsher Bucklngha Miss Dorothy Manning Doctor Ernets Miss Eleanor Manning | Slm(>n Mills Miss Edith Kaynersley pi OT( i Scbults Ml-J Florence Bande- mjSim Watt inarm Leo Hardy Ml-s I .it ton iMr. Hilla Miss Katharine Nevm Vsll |)yke Johns Ml»s Marlon Eegeas- Knbert' Campbell berger Mvnm I.adden M:>i Helen I'll) Charles PhMJS Mlaa Florence Borlesoa ipana Mcßwen Miss Mariou Doe Gerald Hamtnon Miss Helen Dass iLester Kilgarlff Mis< Catherine Cole- I George Dlion man 'Claire Nolan M:>~ Ollta Rossi Alfred BergiTan Mis> Laara Carry Benjamin Noursa Miss Linda Bryan Alec High Miss Margaret SulliTan Edward Haldorn Misa Gisela Haslitt Cialre Snook Miss Marion Siovel Jerd SnlllTan Miss (tra Willeti Thomas Sprague Miss Myra Treat Haldane Scorllle Miss Helen Mahone George Cutten Miss Cora Leiehter j Leland Carr Miss Margaret Adams j Morse Erskine Miss Robina Henry Reuben Flint Miss Louise Whitelaw Ujeorge Flint Miss Alice Moore Baltazer Peterson Miss Marie Whiting Starr Bruce Miss Clara Goodloe Mr. Tnttle Miss Kugenie Masten I,eon Ellis Miss Sarflta Pischel ! Philip Bekearf Miss Jean Watt Albert Simpson Miss Lucille Johns Dudley Short Miss Helen Johnson Elliott Downey Miss Margaret House ; Dudley Rate* Miss Ewdyn Walker Vharles Gibson Gaston Ashe Stewart Lan« Ca-hot Davis \Vi,l Fottrell Arthur Folger Herbert Langhorne Sherwood Chapman Jack Heath Cyril Wynne Bradley Wallace Edgertou Wright Archie Higgins Harrey Wright John Burns lousing Tevis Robert Hunt Gordon Terls U.uis Sill Halsey Rick ford * * « Sequoia club hall will be tiie s< of the second gathering. The m bcrs of this club have been rho for tlie most part, from among married contingent of soot Among those who will enjoy dance are: Mr. and Mr*. Charles Mr. and Mr-, l a MeC.>rniiek Friedlander Mr. anil Mr=. Arthur Mr. and Mrs. Cla B. Wataea oddie Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Mr. and >lr«. Ra Hobart mood Benjamin Mr. ano Mrs. Alexand- Mr. and Mr*, Chi der Freest Douglas Mulgarrit Mr. anil Mr:- Wei. Mr. and Mrs. Fra Ungton Gregg ! Rohner Mr. and >~- iTeder- Mr. and Mrs. No ick Fenwhk ! Wright Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vouug •j Heacock*Bassett The marriage of Miss Ida May E I sett and Hay Bartlett Heacock j celebrated in this city last Satur j afternoon, and was witnessed only relatives. E. H. Heacock, gra father of the groom, gave the bi 1 in marriage. Mrs. Heacock wore a traveling i of dark blue with a large picture 1 and she wore a corsage bouquet white hyacinths. The marriage 1 held in the little chapel of the 5 sion cathedral of the Good Sam; tan. Rev. F. P. Turner ofllolat! Later an informal supper was joyed. The marriage contract j signed by four generations of Heacock family. E. H. Heacock, 5 Caroline Heacock, Lester Heacc and William Edwin Heacock. Mr. Heacock has been connec for many years with the state and game commission, and is r with the Santa Cruz branch of 1 institution. The couple are pass their honeymoon in the southern p of California, and will make tl future home in Santa Cruz. Mrs. Heacock is the daughter Mr. and Mrs. Jerome F. Hassett the southern city. She is past no grand of the Rebeckah lodge an, prominent member of the Lan club. * * * Miss Pearl Ahem, whose pictur« shown today, is one of the belles the younger set and a member some of the exclusive dancing cli Grahams Entertain Judge and Mrs. Thomas Graham j tertained a table at the "the di sum ' In the Palace hotel last Sat day, among their guests being 1M George F. Hatton. Miss Ethyl G ham. Miss Muriel Bixton, Martin 1 gensberger, Gregory MeEvers, I ward McClellan and Daniel Faddl * * * The members of Company L. Leag of the Cross Cadets, will present show tomorrow night at the coui Jail for the benefit of the prisone It is the first time that the cad have been seen in any theatrical ro at the Ingleslde institution. Li week the boys visited the almshoi and provided a show. ti Is only of late that these cad' who are stationed at Mission Dolo have undertaken to furnish enj< ment at the institutions of the cl Under the personal supervision Lieutenant Grover S. Tracy all j fairs are being staged. So rapii have the invitations for products been received that Lieutenant Tn has many advance dates scheduled * * * The "B. E." club of Piedmont h its second season dance at Wilk hall, 2412 Haste street. Berkeley, li Saturday. Many of the younger j from all the bay cities attended. 1 dance was in charge of Albert Mo zen. Joseph Geitner and Alfi Baker.