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10 BROOKLYN LIFE 3 3 or:. ', i -0 h4 , ' fn,jK.l 'tun Farewell Party for Miss Bearns Miss Winifred Ward, of Garden Place, gave a tea on Tuesday for Miss Ruth Beams. It was in the nature of a farewell party, as Miss Beams and her mother, Mrs. Melville H. Beams, sailed on Thursday on the S. S. Duilio for Italy. They, will motor through southern France, making their headquarters for the summer at Aix-les-Bains, and will return home on October 1st. The wedding of Miss Beams to Mr. Coates England Landell, ' of Philadelphia, will, take place about November 1st. There were about thirty present at Miss Ward's tea, among them' being the Misses Doris Kenyon, Janet Wallace, Mabel Coutts, Eleanor Field, Alice Frank, Kath-erine Mason, Alice Tiebout, Alison Heminway, Lilian Hadden, Ruth Wilson, Elizabeth Fish, Louise Goetze Gladys Underwood, Mrs. Charles Toothe, Mrs. George Wright Kelsey and Mrs. Philip Durant Smith. Rowland Field, Mr. Norman Hilborn, Mr. William Ga-hagan, Mr. Richard Mannheim, Mr. Charles Sheldon, Mr. Gerard Smith, Mr. and Mrs, Henry E. Cabaud, Mr. and Mrs. Courtney Aten, Mrs. A. E. Scharman, Miss Lillian Scharman. Miss Nathalie Todd and Mrs. John T, Underwood. Music was furnished by the Bossert orchestra, and the dancing continued until after 8. There was great excitement when the bride threw her bouquet from the balcony and it was caught by Miss Lisbeth Higgins, the maid of honor. The honeymoon of the young couple is being kept a dark secret, but their future address will be 5 Westminster Road. , Tea Dance for Mr. Philip C. Langdon, Jr. Mrs. John Martin Uhler is giving, a tea dance on, Saturday, May 3rd, at the Mansion House, for her grandson, Mf. Philip Cuyler Langdon, Jr., son . of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Cuyler Langdon, of 36 Clark Street. Spring Luncheon of Civitas Club The annual Spring Luncheon of the Civitas Club is to take place next Wednesday at I. o'clock at the. Hotel Bossert. The Committee for the affair includes Mrs. Donald Ross, chairman; Mrs. Eugene C. Alder and Mrs. Elliott M. Eldredge. The speakers will be Heywood Broun, of The New York World, John V. A. Weaver and Helen Appleton Read, of The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Olin Ddwnes, of The New York Times, who will respectively define "bunk" in the theatre, literature, art and music. Everson-IHggins Wedding Event of the Week As. confidently expected by Brooklyn society Miss Rachel Higgins, whose marriage to Mr. Alfred Hall Everson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Hall Everson, took place on Tuesday of this week, made one of the. most beautiful brides of the season. It was an afternoon wedding, and was held in St. Paul's Church, Flatbush, : i the Rev. Wallace J. Gardner officiating. The church, whose Gothic interior is admirably suited to be the scene of a wedding, was charmingly decorated with palms and pink roses. In this pleasing setting Miss Higgins made a lovely picture as she walked down the aisle gowned in silk lace and chiffon trimmed with pearls, with a supreme satin train. Her veil was of chiffon edged, with pearls and orange ' blossoms caught with a comb . effect of rose point lace. Miss Lisbeth Higgins, sister of the bride, as maid of honor was quaintly gowned in pink taffeta shot with lavender and wore a pink and lavender poke bonnet. Her bouquet was of pansies and lavender lace flowers. The bridesmaids . were Miss Marjorie G. Allin, Miss Tony Liebman, Miss Mary E, B. Cabaud, Miss Elizabeth G. Brown, Miss Dorothy N. Johnson and Mrs. Howard Burdick. Their gowns were gray chiffon over pink taffeta and they wore pink horsehair hats with long pink satin streamers. They carried shower bouquets of pink and lavender sweet pea!, Mr. V, Hall Everson, Jr., was best man for his brother, and the ushers were the Messrs. Tracy Higgins, Howard Burdick, Franklin E. Everson, Alexander Beck, Frederick Conrad and Oliver G. Carter, Jr. - . ; Following, the ceremony a reception was held at the Brooklyn- Woman's Club, which was attractively decorated with palms, smilax and pink roses. Receiving with the bride and groom were Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Higgins and Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Hall Everson. Among those noted at the reception were Mrs. John " Gianella, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Schmidt, Miss Charlotte Schmidt, Mrs. Robert O. Deyer, Miss Elizabeth Deyer, Mr. William Schwarzwaelder, Miss Beatrice and Miss Eileen Cantwell, Mr. and Mrs. G. William Rasch, Mr. Roland Off erman Rasch, Mrs. Oliver G. Carter, Mr. and " Mrs. Townsend Scudder, Jr., the Misses Dorothy Hall, Violet Mars, Frances Arthur, Lorraine Kunkel, Kath-erine Magner, Marguerite Warnecke, Dorothy and Gladys Renouard, Efcanor Cromwell Field, Janet Mac-Kay, Mrs. Frederick D. MacKay, Miss Grace Farrar; Mr. and Mrs. John D. Beals, Jr., Miss Ruth Lohman, Mrs, John D. Lohman, Mr. Philip De Beixedon, Mr. 'Patience" to Be Sung at Academy "Patience, or Bunthorne's Bride," one of the perennially popular Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, is to be sung at the Academy of Music on the evening of May 16th, for the benefit of the Parish House of St. Paul's Church, Flatbush. Mr. Eugene W. Harter is director of the production. Mr. Roy Fitz Randolph and Mr. Theodore Fitz Randolph, well Icnown to Brooklyn amateur dramatic enthusiasts through their performances with the Clark Street Players, are to have prominent parts in producing the opera, the former as coach, the latter in the role of Grosveribr. In charge of the costumes is Miss Alix Cameron.,' The cast follows : Patience, Miss Virginia Newbegin; Lady Jane, Miss Margaret Lockwood; Lady Angela, Miss Margaret R. Wilson; Lady Ella, Miss Margaret C Wilson ; Lady Saphir, Miss "Hazel Ridley; Lady Alyse, Miss Marjorie ' Fullerton ; BtwfWn, Mr. Harry Lovell Pritchett Grosvcnor, Mr, Theodore Fitz Randolph ; Colonel, Mr. George Stuart; Duke, Mr. William F. Swee-' ney; Major, Mr. E. Brewsfer Harter; Solicitor, Mr( Dexter Bullard. In the chorus will be: Sopranos The Misses Virginia Danforth, Gertrude Wilson, Constance Raynor, Helen E. Holme, Mabel J. Girard, Helen S. Throop, Edith McClenahan, Mrs. Jus tina Eisenhauer, Mrs. Margaret Goodhand, Miss Lake. Altos The Misses Elsie Schoenfeldt, Julia Halliday, Margaret Grant, Carolyn Newbegin, Eleanor B. Halliday, Eleanor F. Halliday, Frances Weaver, Elizabeth L. Ren-shaw, Mildred A. Smart, Ethel Griffith, Julia S. Volck-ening, Dorothy Foster. Basses The Messrs. A. Stuart Angus, John Esquirol, Morrison Pretz, Frederick L. Barry, Cornelius Hearn, Jr., Howard Miller, J. D. Wilson, William Mullen, Stanley Parkin, Winthrop Boggs, Clifford Sutcliffe,f Robert . S.. Ostram. ' , t '" ' , ' Tenors The Messrs. Roy t. Crisfield, Le Roy Ferguson, Stanley Andrews, Ernes.t M. Hollister, A. E. Angus, A. L. McEltee, Britton Diller. ' first a La La and the in de and of to graduate ber Miss Katharine Wyman Porter Engaged Of considerable sentimentaj, and traditional interest to Brooklyn society is the announcement this week by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wyman Porter, of 905 Madison Avenue, ' Manhattan, of the engagement of. their daughter, Miss Katharine Wyman Porter, to Mr. George Hunt Pendleton, son of former Justice and Mrs. Francis Key Pendleton. ' Miss Porter, needless to say, is a granddaughter of the late General Rodney C Ward, who as Colonel of the old Twenty-third Regiment, lives in the annals of that gallant organization as the ideal of an officer and a gentleman, and of whom it was said at his death in 1890: "As sweet and genial a spirit as ever came to bless the community of men passed away with the soul of Rodney C. Ward." ' - ' , !; As Miss Lillian Ward her mother was among the most popular belles of her period ;in the society of Brooklyn " Heights:' She is, of course,'' a niece of Mr, and Mrs.--Rodney Allen Ward, of "319 Garfield '-Place and West-hampton, L. I. '' - , The Porters have lived in Manhattan or at their home in Tuxedo, almost from the time of their marriage. Miss Porter was introduced to society a few seasons ago and is a member of the Junior League. Her fiance is of the most distinguished American.'Jineage on his father's side, and identified with the La Montagne family who originally came from Montreal, and are of aristocratic French descenton his mother's. His father is President of the Society of the Cincinnati. His grandfather, the late George Hunt Pendleton, for whom he was named, was 4 H.