bkn life april 17 1926 p12

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in Chair- Miss Grea-' Miss and y Le- Le- -Baron as her Mr. the HEN-K Mr. Wpdnes- the ' Institute of 15, affair, and the names of the Committee serving with her are to be announced at a future date. AN ENGAGEMENT OF PARTICULAR INTEREST INTEREST was that which was announced last Saturday of Miss Miriam Smith, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Isaac Beckett Smith of 275 Clinton Avenue, to Captain David Sheriden Rumbough, U. S. A, son of Mrs. David J. Rum bough, of Washington, D. C, and the late Colonel Rumbough. Miss Smith was graduated from Packer Institute in 1922. She is a member of the Riding and Driving Club, and has become a prominent exhibitor with her string of three horses. She also is a member of the Woman's City Club and Colony House Junior Guild. Captain Rumbough has a splendid record and is now , instructor with the 105th Field Artillery, New York National Guard. He was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1917 and during the war served with the First Division in France, where he was - aid to .the commanding general of Paris before the troops went into the line. .After the Armistice, Captain Rumbough remained as secretary of the General Staff of the American forces in Germany. Later he .became Junior Aid to President Harding. He is a member of the Army and Navy Club in Washington, the order of the Indian Wars and the Crescent Athletic Club. Th6 announcement was made by Mrs. Smith at a tea dance at the Woman's Club, when she tossed pink roses from the balcony with the cards of the engaged couple attached. ' Among those present were : the Misses Clelia Adams, Alice Braislin, Barbara Bailey, Elizabeth Baldwin, Katherine Burnham, Aimee Bodkin, Madeline Benjamin, Mary Campbell, Carol Cypiot, Beatrice Cantwell, Loraine Caldwell, Elizabeth Deyer, Katherine DuBois, Adele Entz, ! Virginia Fuller, Eleanor Folger, Lisbeth Higgins, Winifred Horwill, Martha Hallock, Anna Mae Hunter, Anna Hurley," Josephine Hurley," Regina Kiely, Dorothy Jackson, Delphis King, Dorothy Lathrop, Bernice Linnington, Helen Lefferts, Janet MacKay, Katherine Magner, Gwendolyn Miller, Louise Merritt, Gertrude Pierce, Margaret Quinby, Katherine Renwick, Audrey Silsbe, Natalie Silsbe, Alice Stringham, Muriel Slocovich, Beatrice Schumacher, Marion Traendly,, Alice Tiebout, Emilie von Auw, Ruth Watt, Marguerite Wilkinson, Wilkinson, Dorothy Johnson. The Messrs. Franklin P. Adams, Paul Bernard, John K. Birch, Gordon Braislin, Lyman Burnham, Treadwell Berg, Dr. Lawrence Bodkin, William M. Calder, Jr, Mrs. Edward J. Byrne, Mrs. Philip A. Doherty, Mrs. Edward V. Killeen, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kelly, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. William H. Todd, Mr. and Mrs. William J. Ward and the Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Molloy. '"THAT AMATEUR TALENT is a good deal more 1 1 popular than .professional unless the latter be exceptionally exceptionally good was well proven last Friday night at the Bal deS Fileuses when a group of eight girls picked, from the ranks of eligible spinsters figuratively but not literally brought down the house with their Charleston chorus. The girls were the Misses Adele Entz, Natalie Silsbe, Regina Kiely, Elizabeth Rhoades, Clelia Adams, Beatrice- Beatrice- M. Cantwell, Miriam Smith and Muriel Slocovich. Slocovich. There was also a singing chorus with special; words to the tune of "I Wonder Where My, Baby Is To-night," To-night," To-night," and coy gestures to enhance the effect. . They sang: " ',, ' ; - ' , : ; "We wonder who will fall for us to-night; to-night; to-night; . . We wonder who will save us from our plight. Although we're getting old, we're still quite cute, we'r : 'told,'"' ' And smart enough to make your chances slight. Encouragement is all we need from you, Experience has taught us what to do. We may have been too cold, or some of us too bold We wonder who will fall for us to-night." to-night." to-night." Others of the spinsters who entertained were Miss Elizabeth Waring Stebbins and Miss Elizabeth Renwick who gave a bit of close harmony; Miss Dorothy P. Waterman and Miss Lisbeth Higgins, both of whom did Charleston numbers; and Mr. L. Stockwell Jadwim a favored bachelor whose exhibition Charleston has become become quite famous. An account of the entertainment would certainly not be complete were mention not made of Mrs. Tremper Longman who covered herself with glory by her comic impersonation of Beatrice Millie. The executive committee for the most part were in pastel shades, and all wore white wigs which were very becoming. The receiving line was composed of the Misses Miriam Smith, chairman, Beatrice Cantwell, Katherine Magner' Elizabeth Rhoades, Gladys Underwood, Underwood, Delphis King, Elizabeth I. Deyer, Janet F. Mac- Mac- ; Kay, Adele Entz, Lisbeth Higgins. Supper was served in the main dining-room dining-room dining-room of the Ritz, following which the orchestra, led by Markel' himself, played until thre6. It was a fine party, attended 1 by a representative crowd, and will now definitely become an annual event. Two members of the committee are already ineligible to serve again because of their matri- matri-

Clipped from Brooklyn Life and Activities of Long Island Society17 Apr 1926, SatPage 12

Brooklyn Life and Activities of Long Island Society (Brooklyn, New York)17 Apr 1926, SatPage 12
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