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Washington Times
Washington Times
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Description: Society [2 of 2] Page 4

Date: January 4 1908

Newspaper published in: Washington, D. C.

Washington Times January 4, 1908 Society [2 of 2] Page 4

Mrs. Ridgely Receives.
Mrs. William Barret RIDGELY, wife of the Comptroller of the Currency, received Friday afternoon at her home on Seventeenth street. Mrs. RIDGELY was assisted by her mother, Mrs. DEERING; Mrs. Frank DENNY, Miss Clara BEAL, of Chicago, who is visiting here with her aunt; Mrs. FORT, Miss SQUIRES, and Miss Eleanor RIDGELY.
Mrs. RIDGELY wore a beautiful gown of embroidered chiffon, with which she wore a necklace of turquoise matrix set in carver silver.
Mrs. DEERING’s gown was of cream lace applique, with rhinestone ornaments and jet; Miss Eleanor RIDGELY wore a dainty costume of pale blue liberty silk, trimmed with point applique and Irish lace, with a corsage bouquet of violets.
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Mrs. Alexander James MORRIS, formerly Miss Daisy HICKOX, left Washington last week for her home in Toronto, Canada.
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Miss Frances MILLER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben de Mier MILLER, is spending the holidays in New York as a guest of Mrs. MILLER’s relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Frank TAINTER, of Bernardsville, N. J. Mr. and Mrs. MILLER have recently moved from Georgetown to their new home at 1751 P street northwest.
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Mrs. Ella Watson BAILEY, of Brookline, Mass., announces the engagement of her daughter, Helen CHASE, to Edwin Francis ALLBRIGHT, of Washington, D. C.
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Miss Kehoe’s Luncheon.
Miss KEHOE, of Stoneleigh Court, entertained at luncheon Friday in honor of Miss BRYAN, daughter of William Jennings BRYAN.
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A dance for the benefit of St. Peter’s Church will be given by the Rev. M. P. Sullivan Council, Catholic Women’s Benevolent Legion, at National Rifles’ Armory, Tuesday, January 7.
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Mrs. BANKHEAD, wife of Senator BANKHEAD of Alabama, arrived at the Riggs House Friday morning. The Senator is now in Florida, and will be hero early next week, in time for the reopening of Congress.
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Youngs Dinner Hosts.
The Ambassador from Austria-Hungary and Baroness HENGELMULLER were the honored guests of the second Secretary of the British Embassy and Mrs. George YOUNG at dinner last evening in their home on Florida avenue.
Invited to meet them were the Assistant Secretary of State and Mrs. Robert BACON, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nelson PAGE, Miss TUCKERMAN, and Sir. Courtenay Peregrine ILBERT.
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Mr. and Mrs. Perry BELMONT arrived in Washington this morning from New York. They have opened their house on Scott Circle and will divide the winter between here and their apartment at the Plaza, New York City.
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Mrs. Reeside at Home.
Mrs. Howard REESIDE will be at home this afternoon between 4 and 6 o’clock in her new home on Nineteenth street. She will be assisted by her young daughter, Miss Elizabeth REESIDE, and her house guest, Miss DOBBING, of England, who is spending the winter with her.
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Mrs. Preston GIBSON, of Chicago, who has been spending some time with her mother, Mrs. Thomas Nelson PAGE, in her home in Washington, will leave the last of the month for an extended stay abroad.
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Slaters Sail for Europe.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. SLATER and Miss SLATER left Washington Thursday for New York and will sail today for Europe. They will go directly to their villa in Southern France, where they will spend the winter. In the spring they expect to go to Egypt for an extended stay, and will probably not return to Washington for a year.
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Edward Wales ROOT and Oren ROOT, the son and nephew of the Secretary of State and Mrs. ROOT, have returned to their homes in New York after spending a few days in Washington. They were present at the diplomatic breakfast at the Secretary’s home New Year Day.
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Mrs. BONAPARTE, the wife of the Attorney General, returned to Baltimore this morning, accompanied by her two house guests, Mrs. and Miss GOZZALDI, of Cambridge.
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Dance at Walcott Home.
Fifty young girls and boys were entertained at an informal dance at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. WALCOTT last night. The dance was given in honor of Miss Helen WALCOTT, Sydney and Stuart WALCOTT, and their cousin, Merritt STEVENS, of Oneiga, N. Y.

Submitted: 04/10/12 (Edited 04/10/12)

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