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Washington Herald
Washington Herald
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Description: Society [1 of 2] Page 6

Date: March 27 1915

Newspaper published in: Washington, D. C.

Washington Herald Mar. 27, 1915 Society [1 of 2] Page 6

Doings of Society
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The special drill at Fort Myer yesterday for the benefit of the army and navy branch of the Young Men's Christian Association attracted many representatives of fashionable Washington society. The Assistant Secretary of War, Mr. BRECKINRIDGE, and Col. Wilber E. WILEY reviewed the drill, which included cavalry and artillery riding exhibitions, mounted wrestling, a polo game between the Fifth Cavalry and the Third Artillery, and many brilliant performances in bareback riding. A tea-dance in the “hop room” of the Administration Building followed the drill. Mrs. Hugh SCOTT, Mrs. Charles MENOHER, and Mrs. Manus McCLOSKEY received the guests and Mrs. C. P. BARNETT, Mrs. Philip H. SHERIDAN, and Mrs. Charles C. WALCOTT presided at the tea table. Among the prominent Washingtonians who motored out for the occasion were Mrs. Henry D. BRECKINRIDGE, the Bulgarian Minister and Mme. PANARETOFF, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph LEITER, Mr. and Mrs. Larz ANDERSON, Mr. and Mrs. SLATER, Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds HILL, Mr. and Mrs. Frank MITCHELL, Mrs. John F. WILKINS, Mrs. Marshall FIELD, Mr. and Mrs. Paul PEARSALL, Mr. and Mrs. Perry BELMONT, Mr. Richard TOWNSEND, and Mrs. McDONOUGH.
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The Commissioner of Patents and Mrs. Thomas EWING entertained at an informal dinner last evening.
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Mr. and Mrs. Alexander BRITTON were among the dinner hosts last evening.
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Mrs. A. E. BATES, who has been in Santa Barbara and San Francisco for some time, is expected to return to Washington today.
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Mrs. Roger WATTS, who is the guest of Mrs. Hennen JENNINGS, will leave today for her home in Capri, Italy.
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Mrs. Fanny L. Ten EYCK is visiting in Chevy Chase en route from Florida to Atlantic City, where she expects to be at home to spend Easter.
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Gen. and Mrs. George BARNETT will leave Washington today to spend some time at Atlantic City.
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Mr. and Mrs. J. H. McKNIGHT and Mrs. E. R. DRANSFIELD, of Toronto, Canada, are at the New Ebbitt. They arrived yesterday afternoon for a stay of several days.
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Miss Hazel JONES, daughter of Senator and Mrs. Wesley L. JONES, was hostess at a dance given at the Cairo last night. The dance was in honor of the Misses Dorothy and Margaret COFFIN, of North Yakima, Washington, who are visiting this spring with Mr. and Mrs. JONES. Among the guests were Miss KING, Miss BURWELL, Miss BARKER, Miss FAIRLAMB, Miss Janet BROWN, Miss Hilda JANSON, Miss Louise PUGH, Miss Charlotte PUGH, Miss Charlotte STIMPSON, Miss Margaret AILES, Miss Mab BARBER, Miss Margaret DODGE, Miss Louise LOW, Miss Edna MAESEL, Miss Carolyn SHOEMAKER, Miss Mildred O'NEILL, Miss Estelle REEVE, Miss Ruth BISSELL, Miss Eleanor BUTLER, Miss Marian FLETCHER, Mrs. Grace FOX, Miss Elsa ROTHROCK, Miss Elizabeth TYREE, Miss Judith ATWATER, Miss Grace CARTER, Miss Candace HOWARD, Miss Elsie BROWN, Miss Kitty CROPPER, Miss Eleanor EBY, Miss Julia HOPKINS, Miss Elizabeth JEFFRIES, Miss Mary Hunt ROBERTS, Miss Kathryn MANAHAN, Miss Ethel SCHNEIDER, Miss Gladys CRUMP, Miss Edna CRUMP, Miss Claudia REED, Miss Florence KEMP, Miss Hazel ALLAN, Miss Elizabeth HOPPER, Miss Carolyn SHOEMAKER, Miss Lucy BUCKMAN, Miss Katherine CHAPMAN, Miss Margaret NORTON, Miss Catherine WOODWARD, Miss Wilhelmina SACKS, Miss Charlotte WASHBURN, Miss Eleanor BUCKMAN, Miss Alma KNOX, Miss Sarah SMITH, Miss Pean FALCONER, and Miss Eva LA FOLLETTE. Mr. SENSNER, Mr. Edmund ZAVITZ, Mr. GREEN, Mr. Benjamin DOWELL, Mr. Charles JACOBSEN, Mr. Gilbert KING, Mr. John KING, Mr. Carroll PIERCE, Mr. Cameron ROBERTS, Mr. Lewis WELLS, Mr. Henry NOOKS, Mr. Mr. Eugene JACOBSEN, Mr. Gordon KENNEDY, Mr. Charles SUNTH, Mr. Henry BOYNTON, Mr. Boyd BROWN, Mr. Sigmund BRYAN, Mr. Dexter BULLARD, Mr. William HARRISON, Mr. Richard KING, Mr. Richard MILLER, Mr. Allen ROBERTS, Mr. George SACKS, Mr. David CLARK, Mr. Joseph CROPPER, Mr. William CUSHMAN, Mr. Otis DYER, Mr. Perceival HALL, Mr. Collins JONES, Mr. Randolph KIRK, Mr. Godfrey McDONALD, Mr. Chester PIERCE, Mr. H. R. WAGER, Mr. Robert COOK, Mr. Llewellyn DAVIS, Mr. Kwan Tser KWAN, Mr. Charles STOWE, Mr. Edwin PIERCE, Mr. Benjamin BYRN, Mr. Franklin SCHNEIDER, Mr. John ARMSTRONG, Mr. Chester LA FOLLETTE, Mr. FALCONER, and Mr. BELL.
The ballroom of the Cairo, in which the dance was held, was beautifully decorated with cut flowers, palms, and other potted plants.
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