Reading Charity Ball - Scan for names Jeanette Sher?

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Reading Charity Ball - Scan for names Jeanette Sher?  - CHARITY LEAGUE BALL SURPASSES ALL ITS PROMISE...
CHARITY LEAGUE BALL SURPASSES ALL ITS PROMISE 2,500 People Gathered at Benefit in Auditorium Last Evening MAGNIFICENT COSTUMES Volunteer Waitresses and Flower Sellers Flit Among Tables Filled on Balconies The annual ball of the Ladies' Hebrew Charity League in the Auditorium wag what the committee promised, 'the function extraordinary." More than 2,500 people jammed the hall to Its capacity Tuesday evening. The attendance without doubt was the largest ever seen at a social function here. The huge balconies surrounding the dance hall were filled to' overflowing and extra chairs were procured by the management. Small tables were spread along the east and south sides of the balconies, where refreshments were served. Many of the tables were reserved long before the starting of the ball. A score of volunteers acted as waitresses and sold baskets of flowers. The affair will go down as the greatest ball ever held in the history of Reading, both from social and financial points of view. The great throng began pouring into the hall shortly before 9 o'clock and at 11 the register recorded 2,200 tickets. Decorations Elaborate The hall was transformed into a garden of palms and southern smi - lax. Huge plants were profusely laid about the balconies and the entrance of the hall. Smilax was used profusely along the great walls of the hall. The orchestra was obscured by an embankment of palms. Suspended from the centre of, the celling at the rear of the hall were the initials of the organization, "L. H. C. L.,", illuminated by bulbs. The decorative scheme . on . the whole was worked out to emphasize a refreshing color scheme of green. The presence of the ladles gowned in the smartest added to the spectacle. The costumes were gorgeous. While there were many, participating in the modern steps, there were a few. who took too the more stately steps of the waltz, v An orchestra of twenty pieces played twenty - four numbers. It was in the wee'.' sma' - hours of the morning before the orchestra discontinued playing. Leo Buckley sang. ' Well Gowned Guests ' ' . Miss Sarah Fisher, appeared in a combination gown of pink and blue satin, with tulle. Miss Hannah Kotzen was seen in orchid cloth, with a blue tulle. She carried a boquet of roses. Miss Sarah Singer wore a creation of gold satin trimmed with lace. . . Miss Belle Werner appeared to advantage In a creation of white satin. Her bodice was embossed with silver. f Miss Jennie Rudolph wore a gown of black and white satin. Mrs. A. Werner was noticed in a gown of liberty silk trimmed with olack net lace. Miss Hatle Flowers wore white chiffon trimmed with shadow net lace. (Turn to P(?e Two, Column Five)

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  1. Reading Times,
  2. 31 Jan 1917, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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