Babi/Baha'i history (Barneys)

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Babi/Baha'i history (Barneys) - THE Baroness de Vrlele, who married In London...
THE Baroness de Vrlele, who married In London last week the young Servian Servian Vladimir Constantinovitch, Is the only daughter of Mrs. Heyward Cutting. Cutting. She Is a cousin of James de Wolfe and Robert Cutting and was one of the heiresses to the Cutting estate. The Baroness has lived abroad since her first marriage. She divorced her husband, who was a Belgian nobleman, two years ago. Her mother, Mrs. Heyward Cutting, is an extremely beautiful woman, and was for a- a- long time a leader in New York society. The daughter was educated educated abroad at a very fashionable Paris school on the Rue d'Aguesseau, very near the British Embassy. There were two sons, Henry Mason Cutting and Heyward Cutting, brothers of the Baroness. Henry Mason Cutting died some years ago, and his widow married J. Lorimer Wort! en. The Cutting residence was on lower Fifth Avenue, and it was from there that Miss Cutting married the Baron de Vrlele. Mme. Constantinovitch will be the first American who has married a Servian of position. The Servian colony, colony, owing to various political vicissitudes, vicissitudes, remains a great part of the time in Paris, and it is very doubtful if Mme. Constantinovitch will go to Servla, even though her husband Is In favor with the present dynasty. Miss Leary has postponed all festivities festivities for the present on account of the death of Pope Leo, has left Newport, and is remaining in New York, which, after all. is very comfortable this Summer. Miss Leary's example is being followed by nearly all the prominent Roman Catholics. Catholics. Mrs. Henry Plant, who was to have begun a social campaign at Newport, Newport, is quietly stopping at a boarding house there, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Astor Bristed will not entertain. The Bonapartes and Carrolls and MacTavlah connection which musters at Newport In Summer will also keep out of the social swim for the present. In Paris the Princess Colonna is one of the Americans Americans who have married in what is known as the " Black " set at Rome. Although Although she and her husband are separated, separated, she preserves all the traditions of the family and will observe the strictest etiquette on this occasion. V Miss Leary has not gone Into mourning mourning for the Pope, but fhe wears dark, 'subdued colors. Miss Leary in Summer dresses a great deal In white, which, after after all. is mourning. It has been stated that Miss Livermore has gone into mourning mourning for the Pope, because she was seen with a purple gown the other day. In this country mourning will not be worn, but no entertaining will be done for a fortnight, 'nor will many prominent Roman Roman Catholics appear at large functions. In Rome the majority of the American women who have married there are in the Qulrlnal set. The "Black." or ecclesiastical ecclesiastical set, la the oldest and most aristocratic, but It supports the temporal power and Is supposed to look with disfavor disfavor upon the QulrinaL The Princess Brancacchio, who was Miss Field, was. a lady in waiting of Queen Margherita. The Princess Fautlno de Bourbon, who was Miss Campbell, is also attached to the Court, The Ruspolls are also In favor favor at the Qulrlnal. In fart, the King and Queen of Italy are very, fond or Americans, end everything la done to make a stay pleasant In .Rome. The Winters there are delightful, and there are always receptions, hunts, dinners, and large dances. Rome has become of late years more an American resort than either Florence or Nice. V The residence of Mrs. Barney of Washington Washington la called a studio home. It is on Sherman Place, and is most original. Miss Alice Barney has a black bedroom. In which carpet, furniture, and everything everything connected with it are of the same sombre hue. There Is a yellow dado around the celling, which Is the only bit of color In the room. Mrs. Barney and her daughter, Alice, have held receptions for the families of the workmen who designed designed the house. They have taken to many cults, and the elder daughter. Miss Natalie, has written plays and verses and composed music. Each belongs belongs to some esoteric religion or Eastern Eastern sect. Mrs. Barney and Miss Alice are Babists. The late Albert Clifford Barney, whose widow Mrs. Barney Is, was a very wealthy man, who originally came from Cincinnati. The Barneys have a beautiful cottage at Bar Harbor, where they entertained a great deal., Mr. Barney, who died suddenly last year In Paris, was cremated and his ashes were brought to this country. " V ' Among the recent arrivals here has been that of the Baroness' von Ketteler, whose dreadful experience in China will be remembered. She Is the widow of the late German Ambassador. She is an American and a sister of Lewis Cass Pt New York anil Npwnnrt. Ths Baroness will spend a short time with her brother at Newport, but. she Is still in deep mourning, and will not enter into any of the festivities of the place. The Vicoratess de Tredern, who was a daughter of the financier Leon Say, makes an occasional visit to this country. country. She was at Newport several years ago. She is a very accomplished musician, musician, sings delightfully, and frequently gives musicales in Paris at which she Is one of the singers. But following the trend of the very wealthy, she has this Summer arranged to have at her chatean near Paris an opera troupe for a run of a week, to sing a new operetta in which she is interested. The chateau Is equipped with a complete theatre, and the hiring of professional troupes for one or more nights in either one play or a repertoire is a fad abroad. Mrs. Cornelius Cornelius Vanderbilt had " The Wild Rose at Newport last Summer, and this was considered a wonderful achievement. Miss Emily Tsylor, who is to swim a match with Miss Natlca Rtves at Newport next month, made her debut In this city two Winters ago at a superb ball given her by her aunt, Mrs. Pierre Lorlllard. Her father was Mrs. Lorlllard'S brother, and lived for some years in California. His widow and daughter have been residing residing In France, but sometimes visit this country. Miss Taylor Is at. present a guest of Miss Natklie Schenck at Newport. Newport. Miss Mae Drexel Fell, whose engagement engagement has just been announced to Howard Henry of Philadelphia, is the second daughter of Mrs. Alexander Van Rensselaer. Rensselaer. Mrs. Van Rensselaer was the most popular of the three Misses Drexel of her day. She was Sallle Drexel, and first married Mr. Fell, who died about elsht years ago. Her sister married young Paul, the brother of Mrs. William Waldorf Astor. Mrs. Fell and Alexander Van Rensselaer were married about six years ago. He cornea from (he Albany Van Rensselaer family, but his parents have lived in New Jersey for years. He was considered a confirmed bachelor. The eldest Miss Fell married Robert Kelso Caasatt. They are cousins of Mrs. Lehr and Mrs. Dahlgren of this city. Mme. Rejane. the actress, goes about London, where she has been playing an engagement this Summer, ir. a Hpantsh chariot wtth a team of mules to which bells are attached. Thvt affairs are quite a la mode in Parts and have made a sensation In London. It waa rumored In the beginning of the season that Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish had a like ambition, but the story waa denied. Mrs. Fish would have used the trap at Garrisons, where mules are much better than horses for the up and down hill country. Although the fashion is called American, American, that of presenting dancers in cotillions cotillions with very useful gifts and articles of clothing has not been in vogue In this country. The Princess Hatifeldt, who waa Miss Huntington, has followed the lead of Mrs. Chauncey, and at her cot in Ion In London recently gave silk stockings as favors. It establishes . a precedent, but no one knows where this

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 26 Jul 1903, Sun,
  3. Page 43

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