Long desc of Ev's Debut, with FDR, JD, Ruth, Edith, etc. 12/25/1915

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Long desc of Ev's Debut, with FDR, JD, Ruth, Edith, etc. 12/25/1915 - ADMIRAL and Mrs - Ghaves Introduce Miss Evelina...
ADMIRAL and Mrs - Ghaves Introduce Miss Evelina Porter G leaves and Miss Mary Truxtun Garland Mrs Blodgett and Miss Blodgett Give Uhrtstmas Dance a Necomer in M TcrTdkePMm s ANTA CLAUS paid his respects at the White House last night where a large tree will be unveiled today The tree which occupies a conspicuous position in the library on the second floor a favorite gathering place of the present White House family as it has been of many of their predecessors has been elaborately decorated and this morning beneath its boughs there will be an interchange of gifts among the members of the family party now being entertained there by Miss Margaret Wilson An important member of the party considering the day Is little Miss Josephine Cothran great - niece of the President who also had the distinction of spending last Christmas at the White House Mrs A W Howe Josephines grandmother and Mrs Josephine Howe Cothran her mother who came to Washington last week Prof Axson Mr and Mrs Francis B Sayre and Miss Bones comprise Miss Wilsons party This evening they will be joined for dinner which will be served at 7 oclock by the Secretary of the Treasury and Mrs McAdoo Admiral and Mrs Albert Gleaves entertained yesterday afternoon at a large tea dance at Rauschers when their daughter Miss Evelina Porter Gleaves and their niece Miss Mary Truxtun Garland were formally presented to society It was one of the most beautiful debut parties of the season and the decorations In the small ballroom where the guests were received consisted of holly wreaths and cedar trees while two screens held the many bouquets sent the attractive debutantes forming an artistic background for those receiving Here and in the large ballroom where a stMnged orchestra furnished music for dancing the walls were traced with smllax studded with great clusters of DOlnsettla The tea table had a cen terpiece consisting of American beauty roses arranged in a tall vase while 1 the candles were capped with red shades Mrs Gleaves received in a handscme gown of leaf brown chiffon embrold - j ered in silver built over a foundation j dison Mr and Mrs A W Dunn Mrs of rose satin combined with black She Montgomery Blair Mrs John Moorhead wore a corsage Douquet or lines or the Dr and Mrs Ralnh Jenkins Dr ana lmvt pppppppppppppppppppPppppppppppppppppLv urn iSIIHSI BySTapHF pUpVvs V m mm fj mfMi1n7 tor tywm MRS WELLINGTON Wife of the new Minister from youthful of the accredited envoys valley Miss Gleaves who is a striking brunette and Miss Garland a blonde present a pleasing contrast of type Debutante in White Tulle 91 S3 of We They wore charming gowns exactly alike of white tulle built on old - fashionedfashioned lines over white Satin the full drapery on the hips being fastened with garlands of pink rosebuds Miss Gleaves carried Richmond red roses tied with broad red ribbon and Miss Garland pink roses tied with pink ribbon Mrs John Spotswood Garland wore a becoming gown of lavender chiffon over lavender taffeta with a purple panne velvet girdle Her costume was completed by a corsage bouquet of violets and lilies of the valley Mrs Van Metre daughter of Admiral and Mrs Gleaves was In a gown of black tulle trimmed with silver and pink roses Two names of the old navy were revived yesterday In the middle names of the debutantes Porter and Truxtun At the tea table were Mrs Brown - son wife of Admiral Brownson Mrs Jewell wife of Admiral Jewell Mrs Benson wife of Admiral Benson and Mrs Gibbons wife of Capt John H Gibbons Others assisting in the hospitalities were Mrs Nicholson wife of Admiral Nicholson Mrs Lawrence Heap Mrs Richard Evelyn Byrd Miss Edith Blair Mies Kllle Lejeune Miss Lillian Hendrlck Miss Katherlne Mc - Clintock Miss Beatrice Clover Miss Margaret Breckinridge Miss Elizabeth Wiley Miss Ruth Wilson Miss Isobel Baker of Winchester Va Miss Mary Gheen Miss Adelaide Heath Mtsa Elsie Downing Miss Caroline Stone Miss Mary Webb Miss Ethel Bagley Miss Jane Blgelow of New York Miss Esther Whiting Miss Sybil Fletcher Miss ValentlneNelson of Anhapolis Miss Nicholson Miss Mary Woodward of New York Miss Elizabeth Morgan Beach Miss - Katherlne Goodwin and Miss Leila Gordon who is at home from school for the holidays Mrs W H Fox Mrs Downing Mr and Mrs Randell Webb Mrs Wilder Mrs McCalla Miss Codman Mrs Harry Reade and Mrs Morgan Cameron Mr and Mrs Gibson Fahnestock entertained at a dance last evening for their daughter Miss Margaret Fahnestock at their home In Massachusetts avenue The decorations were In red all suggestive of the season and the guests numbering 125 were from the younger members of society home from college or school for the Christmas holidays A stringed orchestra furnished music for the dance Miss Esther Whiting entertained at one of the most delightful dances of the season last evening at the Dupont studio In honor of Miss Mary Truxtun Garland a debutante of yesterday The decorations consisted of holly and Christmas greens and a stringed orchestra furnished music for tfce hundred young guests Miss Whiting received in a becoming gown of blue brocade satin trimmed In gold roses and Miss Garland wore an attractive gown of pink tulle the drapery fastened with French flowers Mrs Alvord Cederwald Miss Whitings motherwas In a handsome gown of black net Entertain at Chrittma Danee Many From Annapolis There The guests represented official navy and old resident circles of society Many midshipmen from Annapolis and cadets from West Point came especially for the party Among the guests were Mrs Lansing wife of the Secretary of State the Secretary of the Navy and Mrs Daniels the Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Mrs Roosevelt the Assistant Secretary of War and Mrs Brecken - rldge Admiral and Mrs Clover Admiral and Mrs Schroeder Gen and Mrs Macomb Admiral and Mrs Logan Paymaster General McGowan Col and Mrs Blgelow Senator and Mrs Miles Poindexter Admiral Nicholson Capt and Mrs Volney 0 Chase the Misses Chase Commander and Mrs Tillman Miss Tillman Admiral Adams Mrs John A Lejeune Mrs William Barret Rldgely Miss Alice Shepard Mrs John Mgruder Miss Magruder Miss Louise Bayne Col and Mrs Thomas Wood Capt and Mrs Theodore Baldwin Miss Judge Capt and Mrs Samuel Reid Gleaves Capt and Mrs Capehart Capt and Mrs Hussey Capt and Mrs Rodger Col and Mrs Robert Thomp - Mrs Parker Mr and Mrs Arthur Ad - Mrs Delos Blodgett and Miss Helen Blodgett entertained at a Christmas dance last night at their home in Sixteenth street In compliment to MIs3 Jeannette Cowan and h1 house guest Miss Josephine Shields who made their debut together Thursday afternoon The danes began at 9 oclock and lasted until about J oclock this morning with a buffet supper at midnight The house ws3 elaborately decorated with Christmas greens and poinsettla and there were numerous reminders of the juvenile days of the guests including a huge Christmas tree from whleh souvenir favors were dispensed during the dance Toys were distributed from a great poinsettla basket adorned with scarlet ribbons adding to th merriment of the evening and a sleigh of spun sugar also filled with toys occupied the center of the supper table The ices were In the form of miniature Santa Clauses There were about 70 guests Mr Cary Bowen 6f New York a classmate at Yale of Mr Delos Blodgett accompanied him home and is a guest of Mrs Blodgett Lieut and Mrs Joel Bunkley entertained at dinner last evening their guests Including Miss Sidney Burleson Miss Lillian Hendrick Dr Daniel Borden Mr C H Williams and Mr Charles Brock - Mrs John K Shields entertained at luncheon yesterday for her debutante daughter Miss Jeannette Cowan in compliment to Miss Josephine Shields American beauty roses formed a beautiful centerpiece tor the table and the guests were Mls deorgia Schofleld Miss Catherine Harlow Miss Marie - Sims Miss Catherine Burette Miss Margherlta Tillman Miss Maxwell Church Miss Marjorle HelmbolL Miss Helen Blodgett Miss Margaret Read Miss Ellie Lejeune Miss Frances Ef - finger and Miss Anne Hopkins Mrs Richard C Burleson received for the officers and ladles at the tea dance following the drill yeaterdiy at Jort with table C J will post is in the Mr sop MrsThropp Mrs Joseph E Kuhn I My er The AdmnJBtraUra building has been decoHalbttiedibdaTA her Washington son there have a 4 to Chase guests the niece On a Mrs will student spending home entertained night Mr has lard I their Navy Reynolds Edward will at Mr will spending mother burg Mr government Washington of have 1 rguest

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 25 Dec 1915, Sat,
  3. Page 7

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