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i — *"•• »"< M«, Ai« «ord« Eia*rtal» r*-Th uordoaHd Mi** siuithiou. The reception I»t night by Mr. and Mrs Alej(< GordoQ| ln honor of MlM Gordon and Miss Smitbaon, was probably the most brilliant society event In the history of the younger society of Hamilton, | The arrangements were perfect. The grand old house with its many angles and pretty corners, was a triumph in ex- quisiteness. Every thing was done for the ( pleasure of the quests. Admirable taste i was displayed in the decorations. Bou- ! quets of t h e fragrant hyacinth, in handsome jars, were seen on the several mantles. Dancing was the evening's cliiet" fea- ture _ White linen covered the entire lower house, and in the bright lignt an [extremely pretty effect was the result. The music was the best that ever our dancers experienced. Beldstedt, the famous cornetist, and his orchestra, on an improvised platform in a nook in the rear parlor, rendered the strains that were so highly appreciated. Those who did not care to dance were no I neglected; tables far euchre were at hand. \Vfieu the dancing program was ha completed, sapper was announced. Tl St. Nicholas, of Cincinnati, had fu charge and served on small tables sea tared through the several rooms. Tl mere mention of the caterer is enou to know that the service was par exce lecce. The menu was: Blue poiu s, Pinker licus? rolls. Olives, Bouillon BJancbed almonds, French peas. .«nri:np patt Uahed pheasant, Mushrooms, Let'.uce Mayouua'se dressing, Cream, ices. Cukes, f of fee. Mrs. Gordon and daughter art! Mis Smithson were assisted by Mr. Gordt receiving. Mrs. Gordon was magnificently att'n in faille silk of a delicate canary shad 1 Tae bodice was decollete aad sleeveles and was elaborately trimmed with cu jet; the wore a handsome diamond necl lace and earrings and crescent iii he hair. Miss Gordon and Miss Smithson bot looked lovely; they were dressed alike in white silk grenadine orer white silk the low bodice was finished with whit hyacinths and they carried large bou quets of the same sweet flowers tie with long loops of white ribbon.. Among some of the handsome cos tumes noticed were: Mrs. James E.Neal i soft silk of a delicate shade trlmme with bands of ermine, diamond orna mentp. Mrs. James W. See,handsome g-oivn buttercup silk with black velvet trim mings and diamond ornaments. Mrs. L. Kahn looked very pretty black silk grenadine, over black silk cut decollete and sleeveless, ornament diamonds. Mrs. Jos. McNeeley, yellow silk re deved with gold trimmings. Miss Blanche Hooren, handsome gow: of delicate pink chiffon embroidered ii colors and made over silk, diamond orna ments. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs,— James E. Neal, S. D. Fltton, !. I. Keely, Lazard Kahn, ,ou A. Pfau, Charles Walton, Harry Vinnedge, J. McNeeley, R. C. McKinner, J. W. See. Mrs. J. B. Hughes, The Misses Blanche HOOVCD, Llllia Shields, Cora Howells, Berta Smyers Nell Kennedy, Anna Gilbert, Valle; Rose, Mamie Metzner, Ida Hunter, Ann VanDerveer, Bertha Sheehan, Lutie an Lillian Matthias, Celia Smitb, Minni Shafer, Grace Shaffer, Stella Weilei larrie and Josephine Crawford, Jenni Sargitt, Martha Walters, May and Net tie Fox, Mabel Fitton, Minnie Belden Fannie Smith, Adda Markt, CoraFrecht ing, Helena and Gussie Pfau, May Beck ett, Orpha Leflar, Anna Janser, Nina Williams, Emedy Vanderveer, Lillian rluber and Miss Brewer. Rev. E. W. Abbey, Dr. Frank Fitton Dr. J. Francis, Dr. E. S. Griffis, Messrs Sarle Hooven, C. Bailey, of Detroit -lien., Warren Card, John Robertson Jharles Robertson, Lee Rose, Max \letzrier, Howard Wcodrough, Mark Jilllkin, Dave Brant, Edgar Williams Harry Wallace, Ed Leib. Frank Rinear on, Tom Blair, Harry Wallace, Robert Hargitt,Paul Brown,Will Andrews, John Cornell, George McKinney. Fred Shafer, oe Blair, D. L. Howell, Eugene Hughes. Tom Beckett, Ed Sohngen, Bob Giffen nd Bob Kennedy, Mr, and Mrs. Gordon, two of our most ;enial people, hospitable and friendly, vere voted the best hosts, and the gray treaks of dawn were just about to ap- ear and brighten the horizon, when the ast guest said "good night." in

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 24 Feb 1892, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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