Margaret Emerson Bush - Debut Reception
Social Notes The fourth of the winter" afternoon , receptions given to introduce the season' debutantes, look place Monday. It u ! riven by Mm. John Fellows Hush at her ' ljome in Buckingham street for her daughter, Mis Margaret Emerson Bush. The house is "particularly well adapted' , to a la rife gathering ami the rooms pre-; pre-; pre-; sen led a charming appearance, decked j with the many bouquets and baake:s of: ; flowers which represented in graceful ' form the congratulations of Miss brush's friends on the occasion of ber debut. Mrs. liush and her daughter received i their guests between 4 and t o'clock at ; i the end of the spacious living room at : i the right of the entrance, Elowers. in : great variety of color and arrangement, , tilled the rooms, bookshelves and tables j i were1 covered with bouuuets. among . i which pink roses and violets predorui- predorui- 1 nated. The revival of the stiff, formal ' bouquets of an earlier day waa shown in . a number of Miss Huids gifts and these pretty and artistic little clusters in their ' quaint filagree holder were displayed in 1 , many places. The feathery white ; blossoms of stevia and dainty leaves of maidenhair ferns were combined with ; I many of the bouquets in charming effect. A pleasing feature of the afternoon . was a stringed orchestra, stationed on . the stair landing during the reception. ! Assisting the hostesses in entertaining were: Mrs. William Bush, Mrs. Sheri-; Sheri-; Sheri-; dan Moore, Mrs. David Lincoln Ferris, j Mrs. Charles I. Ford, Mrs. C Schuyler I)avis, Mrs. Ernes; B. Millard, Mrs. Kob- Kob- j i ert MaeCameron, Mrs. Eugene Van Voor- Voor- i ibis, Mrs. Victoria Itnymond Powers, Mrs. j Maurice Trimble, Mrs. Merwin T. Daly,1 Mrs. Nathau O. Williams, Mrs. William II. Gorsline, the Misses Esther and Mary Hush, Miss Alice Millard, Miss Elizabeth Italy, Miss Lindsay Beach, I Miss Katherine CJillis, Miss Elizabeth I I'oole, Miss Lois Newell, Miss Caroline ( Vt ard, Miss alary AlcMroy. Miss Marion lironson, Miss Kate Haskell anad Miss . I'eggy Adums. ! Tea and coffee were served from a buffet table in the dining room. In the center of the table was a Venetian glass candelabrum and on the four corners of the table were vases of Venetian glass, tilled with pink roses. Mrs. Van Voorhis, Mrs. Powers, Mrs. Davis and Mrs Daly alternated in serving serving at the table. Ices were served in a room at the left of the entrance. On the following evening, Mr. and Mra. Bush and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Millard gave a ball at the Genesee Valley Club for their daughters. Miss Millnrd was' introduced at an afternoon reception, reception, given by her mother on Saturday, l)ecember 27th, at the Century Club. The Genesee Valley Club was given over to the party Tuesday evening, the dining rooms bn the second floor being reserved for the supper while an or- or- hestra played for the dancing in the 'arge ballroom. Hundreds of tiny lights gleamed from the walls, thickly banked with Christmas foliage, and the deeora-t deeora-t deeora-t ons were in holiday coloring throughout. Lute dinners precede these dances and it is midnight before the last of the guests irrive and the party is at its height.