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THE WASHINGtoN £OST; SUNDAY, MME. STEEN, wife of the counselor of the legation of Xorway. / Hardings Begin Season of Formal Dinners by Entertaining the Former Vice President and- Mrs. Marshall. Hearty Greeting by Society to the V i s i t o r s--Nights for Winter D a n c e s Already Being Preempted. SIGNORA HIMLINGTON, wife of the assistant military at'tache of the Italian embassy. T HAT Washington friendships are not always political was demonstrated in the hearty welcome extended last week to former Vice President and Mrs. Marshall from members of the old and new administrations. They were feted at dinners, luncheons and teas and appeared deeply touched by the genuineness of this greeting. Genial as ever, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall appeared well and happy. President and Mrs Harding, who were warm personal friends of the Mar- shaJls, had them at dinner Friday night at the White House, when Mrs Marshall had the opportunity of talking "shop," as it were, with Mrs Calvin Coolidge, who succeeded her in office as chairman of the Ladies of the Senate The Vice President was absent from the city at the time , It was the first of the season's formal dinners at the White House ami the 24 guests gathered in the beautiful state dining room, rich in us historic memories, and brpke bread with the President and Mrs. Harding The occasion must have been particularly enjoyable to the President and his wife, because besides the Marshalls there ·were present many of his former senatorial colleagues and their wives. J UDGING from the advance notices Washington seems assured of its annual full list of big dances. Already dates for these events are being preempted on social calendars. The latest announcement appertains to the ball for the benefit of the Episcopal Eye and Throat hospital on Thanksgiving eve, November 24, at the Willard. The series w i l l begin with that to be given by the Woman's National Foundation on November 16 at the Willard, and will include the two navy balls--Vavy Relief ball, always a feature of Thanksgiving day; the Southern h a l l , the Woman's Army and Navy hall on Easter Monday, not to men- t i o n a number of others projected, but not announced as yet. It is not k n o w n whether the Colonial ball, which was one of the features of last v ear s social events, and revived the stately customs and courtesies of the other generation, will be repeated this year. T HE announcement of the gift to the National Woman's Party by Mrs O H P. Befmont, of New York, of the historic buildings comp r i s i n g the old Capitol recalls the social glories of a number of Washington landmarks that are now being converted into less picturesque uses by the demand of modern needs. The James G. Blaine house on Dupont circle, with its stained glass window, commemorating a f a i t h f u l servant; the old Corcoran house at Sixteenth and H Btreets, the home of Daniel Webster and other notables, besides William W. Cortoran, the philanthropist, and now the famous old Capitol walls w h i c h witnessed the inauguration of President Monroe, and where John C. Calhoun, Justice Pellee, of the Court of Claims, and other amous men lived, all are undergoing change in the march of progress. SENORA DE PENAHERRERA, whose husband is attache of the legation of Ecuador. MME. DE BACH, wife of the counselor of the Russian embassy. Harbor, Maine, attended a dance given by Mrs. Griswell Flags at the Radnor Hunt club, Radnor, Pa, Friday evening- when a number of guests from Philadelphia and Baltimore were present. Mr. Georg Collin, secretary of the legation of Norway, has moved from his former residence, 1625 Sixteenth street, and is now with Mr. J. de Lagel-berg, secretary of the legation of Sweden, at his apartment at Rauscher's. when her guests Included Mrs. Leonard "Wood, Mrs. Josephus Daniels, wife of the former Secretary of the Navy; Mr. "William S. Sharp, Mrs. j Robert E. Strawbridge and other members of the national board of the Y. W. C. A. The party later went to Oyster Bay where Mrs. B. M. Townsend entertained for them at her country estate. Mrs. du Pont spent a few days In New York en route to "Washington from Broadmore, Colorado Springs, where she spent the summer. Returns From New York. Mr. Olaf Alfred Tostrup, commercial adviser of the Norwegin legation, will return today from New York, where he spent several days last week Mr. Johannes Plum, w h o is leaving his post as attache of the legation of Denmark, will go to New York on Tuesday to be th e guest of Mrs. Martin Littleton at her summer place at Plandome, Long Island, prior to sailing- for Denmark, October 26, aboard the Oscar II. The charge d'affaires of the Bulgarian legation, Dr P Lessinoft, entertained several guests at luncheon yesterday at the Shoreham. Senator and Mrs. Lawrence C. Phipps sailed from New York October 1, aboard the Toloa for a trip in Southern waters They will stop at Havana, Cuba, for three or four days this week before going to Central America, and return to Panama by way of the West Indies. They will arrive in New York Sunday, October 22, and come to Washington soon after their arrival. Senator Phipps, who is recovering from a severe illness, is hoping- to be much benefited by the sea voyage. Mr. Ephnam Taditch, counselor of the legation of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, will sail Thursday on La France on a two months' leave to be spent, in Europe. Dr D H Andreae, commercial at- tache of the legation of the Netherlands, will return today from New York, where he has been for the past few days. Senator Joseph S Frelinghuysen will return from his home at Raritan, N. J , tomorrow and will be joined here early next week by Mrs Freling- huysen and their children, -who have spent the summer at Raritan and cruising aboard their yacht Victoria. avenue, where they are established for the winter Mr. and Mrs M. Cochrane Armour, tjf Chicago, are spending a short time in Washington at the Willard before going to California to spend the winter. Mrs. B. T. Trescot has returned to Washington from Haiti, and Is established at the Toronto for the winter season. Miss Margaret Hume, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hume, sailed yesterday for Europe,'to spend some time with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Benet, in Paris. Mrs. Howard L Hodgkins has issued cards for a tea on October 11, from 4 until 6 o'clock, at 1526 K street, to meet the Columbia Alpha Pi Beta Phi. | Senator and Mrs. Frank R. Qooding '·who have recently returned from their 1 home in Idaho where Mrs. Gooding went early In April and was joined by the Senator during the congres- ] sional recess, have opened the apart| ment at 2400 Sixteenth street which they have taken for the season. Gaillard--Blodgett Wedding. The wedding of Miss Mona Blodgett, daughter of Mrs. Delos Blodgett, of this city, to Capt. David St. Pierre Gaillard, IT. S. A., will take place on November 7, at noon, in ' St. John's Episcopal church, and will I be followed by a breakfast at the | home of the bride's mother on Sixteenth street. Mrs. Henry P. Erwin will be matron of honor for her sis| ter, and Is now returning with Mr Erwin from a wedding trip to Japan. The men of the wedding party will I be brother officers of Capt. Gaillard. Mrs. Blodgett and Miss Blodgett are spending some time in New York before returning to Washington. the Secretarj^pf the Treasury, Mr. Andrew Mellow; Miss Emily Schnie- wind, Miss Harriet Payne, Miss Martha Ottley, Miss Helen Johnson and Mrs. Harbey Childs. On their return from their honeymoon, Mr. and Mrs. Pond will reside at 11 East Eighty-first street, New York. Mr. and Mrs Schniewind, Miss Margaret Schniewind and Miss Emily Schniewind sailed yesterday for Europe, to be absent about two months. Miss O'Rottrke's Engagement. Mr. and Mrs. John Matthews O'Rourke, of 1726 Massachusetts avenue, announce the engagement of their daughter, Carolyn Cecelia, to Maj. John A. McDermott, TJ. S. A. The wedding will take place early in November. ' lir- P r e s i d e n t and Mrs Harding en- ' d i n e d a p a r t i of f r i e n d s at the h p r t Belasco theater last evening, iv mg- in the company Senator Fredk Hale Mr and Mrs Louis Brush ^nd Mr. B F Myers ' h e President and Mrs Harding ·*· 1 be the guests of the Vice Presi- ' f - t a n d M r s Cooiidge o n December at a d i n n e r they are to g i v e at i -· TVillard for the past few months, will sail the l a t t e r part of the month for America. Ho has renewed his lease on his apartment at Wardman Park. Dr. Sla-vko Y ' G r o u i t c h , Minister of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, has returned from abroad Mme. Grou- itch will remain m London until the middle of October, returning to Washington about the 20th. I he Vice President and Mrs Coo- Id 2-e expect to have Mrs R B Hills, r' Northampton. Mass, as their guest f c - a short time. She will arnve in vr'ashington tomorrow momirjg The ' i n President returned yesterday m o r n i n g from Newark, N J | The Polish Minister and Princess ! Lubomirska returned to the legation last Thursday after spending the greater part of the summer at Newport. The Secretary of the Treasury. Mr. Andrew W Mellon, has released the apartment at 1785 Massachusetts avenue which he occupied last winter. M'«-3 Ailsa Mellon, daughter ot the ^err-etary, who has been in New York '"Wveral days to attend the wedding of ·Uib= Helen Schniewind, has left there f"r Southampton, accompanied by Miss A M c e H.'Sylvester, where they will be · b e guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Me'lon. The former Vice President apd Mrs. Marshall, who have been th« g-uests of Justice McReynolds. will leave tomorrow for New York, -where Mr. Marshall ha» several speaking en- The Peruvian Ambassador and Mme. Pezet returned from. New York yesterday morning- after bidding bon voyage to the Naval Attache of the Embassy and Mm« Aubry, who saiied for Veru. The Ambassador entertained a company of four at luncheon yester- dav at tire Shoreham. The Italian Ambassador, Senator K o l a n d i Ricci, who has been abroad The Ambassador of France and Mme Jutjserand, who will sail October 16 aboard the Loraine, are expected in Washington about the last of the month. Marquis Herrera, who is Ambassador to Spain in Vienna and who was first secretary of the Spanish legation here in 1882 and 1883, will arrive In New York today aboard the France. He -will come to Washington to spend a few-days with the Spanish Ambassador and Mme. Riano, who returned last week from a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fitz Simons at their camp in the AiSlrondacks. Prince Eugene Lubomirski, of the legation of Poland; Mr. Collin, of the legation of Norway, and Mr. Joannes Plum, of the Denmark legation, are the guests over the week-end of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Story at their summer place at Annapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Story and Miss Caroline Story will perhaps return to Washington the latter part of this month and open their house on K street. Mr. Hugh V. Tennant, attache of the British embassy, who returned to Washington last - week from Dark Mr. Sebastiao Sampaio, commercial attche of the Brazilian embassy, returned yesterday from New York, where he spent several days last week. Senator and Mrs. Helsler L. Ball left for Charlestown, on the Chesapeake bay yesterday, by motor, to spend the weed-end. They will motor back this evening Mr. Luis A, Gurg-el do Amaral, secretary of the Brazilian embassy, has been transferred to the embassy at London as first secretary Mr. Amaral, who is now in Mexico, will leave on Tuesday for Washington. Senor L. A. Penaherrera, attache of the legation of Ecuador, and Senora Penaherrera will leave Saturday for a two months' leave, which they will spend at their home in Eooador. Returns to Washington. Commander and ^Vlrs. Robert Henderson have opened their residence at 16Q1 Twenty-third street. Mrs. Henderson has recently returned from Jamestown, R. I. Mr. George Dracopoulas, charge d'affaires of the legation of Greece, who went to New York early this ·week, will return to Washington tomorrow. Gen Diaz, commander-in-chief of the Italian armies, -vHll come to Washington the latter part of this month, as he is expected to sail from Europe aboard the Guiseppe Verdi about October 22 Mrs. Karel Halla, wife of the counselor of the Czechoslovakian legation, and their three children have returned to Washington from Edgartown, Mass., where they spent the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Halla have opened their new Borne at 1725 Corcoran street, which they have recently leased Luncheon for Mrs. Marshall. Mrs John B Kendnck, wife of Senator Kendrick, of Wyoming, was hostess at luncheon yesterday in compliment to Mrs. Thomas R Marshall The company included, besides Mrs. Marshall, Mrs. Henry C. Wallace, wife of the Secretary of Agriculture, Mrs Key Plttman, Mrs. Charles A. Culberson, Mrs. Arthur Capper, Mrs. Nathaniel P Dial, Mrs. John F. Nug-ent, Mrs. C. C. McChord. Mrs. Mary H Schleuter, Mrs. Amos W. Barber, wife of former Gov. Barber of Wyoming, who Is the guest of her brother- in-law and sister, Col. and Mrs. Welch, at the Balfour, and Miss Rosa Maye Kendrick, daughter of the hostess. Mr. Charles G Pfitsch was host at luncheon yesterday at the Shoreham, entertaining among- others, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Horton Arnold, Mrs. George D. Hope, Mrs George Weitzel, and Miss Beatrice Arnold. Mrs. Coleman du Pont, wife of Senator du Pont, entertained at luncheon Friday aboard her'yaoht in New York, Mr. and Mrs. A. Malcolm Duvall, the latter formerly Miss Alma Knox, whose marriage took place on Wednesday, are at the Traymore hotel, Atlantic City, for about ten day. Mrs. Robert "W. Davis, wife of former Representative Davis, of Florida, is spending a few weeks In Washington, her former home, visiting relatives. Maj Gen. and Mrs. W. G. Haan have given up their apartment a( 1302 Eighteenth street, and have an apartment at the Brighton .for about a month before leaving for the Philippines, -where Gen. Haan has been stationed. Mrs Horatio L. Whitridge, of Bal- timoie, is spending a few days at the Shoreham hotel Mrs. Crittenberger and Mrs.' Kahle, of West Point, N. Y., will arrive today for a short visit with Mrs. Kahle's parents. Rear Admiral and Mrs George R. Clark, at Wardman Park hotei Mrs. Charles Worthington and her daughters have given up their house on N street and have taken an apartment at the Connecticut. Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Wtllson and daughter. Miss Virginia Wlllson, of Reading, Pa., are stopping- at the Powhatan during their stay in Washing-ton. Mr and Mrs. Howard Moran left yesterday for Philadelphia where they will be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Fairlamb, prior to going to Atlantic City, where they will spend several weeks at the Traymore hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Droop have returned from a four months' stay abroad, and are at their country home in Virginia for the month of October. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin F. Adams are spending the early part of October at'the Strand, In Atlantic City. Col. and Mrs. L. Stanley have opened their house on'Massachusetts Mount Vernon Methodist Church South was the scene of a pretty wedding yesterday at 4 o'clock, "when Miss Lillie Vej-linda Maupin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs James M Maupin, was married to Mr. T. Hunton Leith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore H. Leith. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J Howard Wells. The bride wore a lovely gown of white crepe satin with a drapery of Parisian lace and a court train of satin. Her tulle veil was held by a. wreath of orange blossoms and she carried a shower bouquet of roses and lilies. Miss Lois Maupin, the maid of honor, was attractively gowned in turquoise blue satin, trimmed "with silver lace and a picture hat to match. Her bouquet was of pink roses. Little Miss Katherine Leith, uiece of the bridegroom, was the flower girl. Mr. William Dempsey was best man and the ushers Included Mr. Fenton Leith, Mr. J. M. Maupin, jr., Mr. W. F. Maupin and Mr. S. M. Warren. Among the out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Maupin, of Delicas, Cuba; Mrs. W. B. Maupin, grandmother of the bride, of Roanoke, Va.; Dr. L. B. Firey, of Norfolk, Va.; Mr and Mrs. F. A. Campbell, of Roanoke; Miss Mattie Wingert, of Hagerstown, Md.; Mr. Jack Hastings, Mrs. Gloranne Miller, Mrs. Susie Thorpe and Mrs. B Hastings, of Winston-Salem, N. C., and Mr .and Mrs. Harold Shemwell and daughter, of Richmond, Va. The marriage of Miss Lillian Tucker, of California, to Mr. Charles Holland Duell, Jr., of New York, son of the late Judge Duell, "Whose engagement ·was announced last month, will take place October 29 at 1 o'clock, at HHlcroft, the country home of Mr. and Mrs. William Sackett Duell, in Pennsylvania. Miss Tucker's matron of honor will be Mrs. Ralph Kellard, of Rye, N. Y., and her attendants will be Miss Florence Fair, of New York, and Miss Bertha Mann, of California. Mr. Duell's brother, Mr. William Sackett Duell, will be best man and the ushers ·will be Representative Hamilton Fish, jr.. Ma]. Holland S. Duell, Mr. "Walter Camp, Jr., Mr. Paul Kiernan and Mr. 3. Boyce Smith, Jr. Miss Helen R. Schniewind, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry R. Schniewind, and Mr. Warren Pond, son of Mrs. Charles E. Lydecker, both of New- York, were married in the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian caurch on Thursday afternoon. Miss Schniewind was attended by her sister. Miss Margaret Schniewind, as maid of honor, and the bridesmaids ·were Miss Allsa Mellon, daughter of The marriage of Miss Jessie Lander Wells, daughter oE Dr. and Mrs. Jesse "Wells, of Tennessee, to Mr. Lloyd O. Miller, of this city, took place on Thursday art 3 o'clock at the residence of Mrs. Clinton L. Wolcott, in Chevy Chase, Md. Dr. Hubert Rex Johnson, of the Presbyterian church, performed the ceremony, using the double-ring service. The bride wore a handsome suit of dark blue trimmed in fur, with a hat to match trimmed in ostrich She carried a bouquet of pink rosebuds and lilies of the valley. Miss Estelle Wells, sister of the bride, who ·was maid of honor, wore a dark- blue georgette frock and carried pink rosebuds. Little Miss Helen Wolcott, as ring bearer,, wore a dainty frock of Nile green voile and carried the ring on a. pink satin pillow. Mr. and Mrs. Miller left immediately after the ceremony on their wedding trip to Bermuda,, and will be a-t home in their apartment at 1717 Seventeenth street after November 1. Last evening at the All Souls' Memorial church at 8 o'clock, Miss Helen Augusta Eastment, daughter of Mr and Mrs. George W. Basement, became the bride of Mr. Charles Richard Schultz. The church was decorated w i t h ferns, palms, dahlias and roses, and the ceremony was performed by the Rev. H. H. D. Sterrett, rector of the church. The bride's gown was of white kitten's ear crepe, made on simple lines, and draped with old-family lace Her tulle veil, which was fastened with orange blossoms, formed the long train. She carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and lilies of the valley. Miss Elsie Eastmen't, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Her dress was fashioned of pink satin, with a basque effect, and lengths of old blue velvet ribbon hanging from the waist and caught with pink roses. The bridemaids were Miss Grace Eastment, another sister of the bride, and Miss Hazel Schultz, sister of the bridegroom. Miss Eastment wore a a pink taffeta frock, trimmed in lace, and Miss Schultz wore turquoise blue georgette crepe over silver cloth. Their bouquets were of dahlias to match their frocks Mr. Henry Schultz "was best man for his brother and the list of ushers included Mr. George Eastment, brother of the bride; Mr. Aubrey Schultz and Mr. Guy Schultz, brothers of the bridegroom, and "Dr. Bernard Grat- a'tna. Preceding the ceremony, Miss Frances Howison sang "O Perfect Love," and Miss Frances Harrison, the organist of the church played the wedding music. A reception was held at the home of the bride's parents on Ordway street following the ceremony. The rooms "were artistically decorated with oak leaves, laurel, red dahlias and ferns, and In the dining room pink cosmos, snapdragons and roses were used. Mr. and Mrs. Schultz left for a Western trip of about two weeks, and on their return wtll reside In Washington. Among those who carn,e from out of town to attend the "Wedding were Mrs. Alfred Humphrey, fot New York; Mrs. John Adams, of Kalamazoo, Mich.; Mrs. H. L. Mason and Miss Mazie Frith, of Brooklyn, Conn.; and Miss Gertrude Stewart, of Lancaster, Pa, The marriage of Miss Hazel La Manquals, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Le Manquals, of Plainfield, N J , and Mr Robert Vance Hannah, ot Washington, took place Friday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents, the Rev Dr. J W Glynn officiating Mrs Norma Littell, a sister of the bride, was matron of honor, and Mr Rosa Le Manquais served as best man Hammerly--Taylor Wedding. The marriage of Miss Ella M Taylor, daughter of Mrs. Charles L Taylor, to Mr. Edgar N Hammerley, of Washington and Round Hill, Va., took place at the home of the bride at 4 o'clock on Tuesday, October 4 in the presence of the immediate f a m - ilies. The ceremony \va^ p e t f o r ' n c d by the Rev. U I Humphreys, pator of the Rhode Island Avenue M e t h o d i s t Protestant church The bride's gown was w h i t e silk taffeta, with pearl trimmings She carried a shower b o u q u e t of bndo roses. Miss Li!a R Taylor, sister of the bride, was maid of honor Her gown was shell pink georgette over pink satin, and she carried an arm bouquet of La France roses Mrs. F E. Hodge played the · w e d d i n g march, and also played several selections before the service Following the ceremony a b u f f e t luncheon was served, after w h i c h the couple left for an extended w e d d i n g trip, and will be at home to their friends after November 15, at 21 Bryant street northeast. soms. Her train fell from the shoulders, and she carried a shower bouquet of bride roses The maid of honor was Miss Mary Blackburn, who wore a frown of turquoise blue georgette crepe, made over silver cloth, and carried a large b o u q u e t of sweetheart rosis The bridegroom v, as attended by Mr. Cecil Brig-am, of Boston, Mass, as best inan The house was artistically decorated, the ceremony being performed under a large bridal arch of pink and w h i t e dahlias, by the Rev. John S h e r r v , P D, of the Catholic university Miss Dorothy Smith sang, acc o m p a n i e d by Miss Mary Louise Sullivan, organist of the Sacred Heart church, who also played the wedding march A reception followed the ceremony and later Mr Schmidt and his bride left for a -wedding trip w h i c h w i l l last u n t i l October 20, after which they will be at home at 1326 Euclid street. Mrs. Richard S. Green, announces the marriage of her daughter, Miss Helen Loston George, to Mr. Marvin Charles McNeill, of Rock \Jsland, 111. The wedding took place Friday afternoon at the Vermont Avenue Christian church, the Rev. Earle Wilfley officiating. The marriage of Miss W i n i f r e d Newcomb, daughter of Mr and Mrs Harry Turner Newcomb, of Scarsdale, N. Y., formerly of Washington, to Ensign Aaron Acheson Crawford, TJ. S. N., took plaee yesterday at Maplehurst, the home of Mr and Mrs. Newcomb. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel W Fry announce the marrlag-e of their daughter, Olive Sue, to Dr. Donald B Holloway, of Cleveland, Ohio. The wedding took place yesterday afternoon at the Church of the Epiphany, the Rev. Robert Browning officiating. After a brief reception, Dr. and Mrs Holloway left for a. short trip North and will reside in Cleveland. An u n u s u a l p r e t t y a u t u m n wedding took place yesterday at 12 noon at T r i n i t y Episcopal church. Third and C streets north-west, -when Miss Birdie M Legman became the bride of Mr. Donald C Barnhart The cliureh was decorated with palms, ferns, and vellow chrysanthemums, w i t h a background of autumn leaves The R P \ D a v i d R. Covell o f f i c i a t e d . The bride who ·« as given in marriage by her u n c l e , Mr George H. Lambeit, i\ ore a smart t r a v e l i n g suit |of blue \ e l d v n e t r i m m e d w i t h beaver, w i t h a large b l u e duvetyn hat ana corsage b o u q u e t of orchids and lilies of the valle-i Miss Marie Stulz, her o n l j a t t e n d a n t wore a b l u e Canto* crepe gown, ·with black -velvet hat. and carried yellow chr-s santhemuTiis The bost man w a s Mr Richard A. Oden, and the ushers were Mr. Alvln Davis and Mr. J o h n E d w a r d Lambert, u n c l e of the bride The wedding- marches were played by Mrs Crouch, and Miss Bernice Calhoun sang "t Love Thee" Immediately following the cer»~ mony, the bride and bridegrom left for a trip North, and will be at nomo after November 1, at 120 Rhode Island avenue northwest. Lay--Wilson Wedding Surprise. Mrs. Marcla Bliss Wilson, daughter of Mr. Alonzo Bliss, was married Wednesday to Mr. Tracy H. Lay, of the consular service, in the apartment of the bride's father, in Chatham Courts. As no engagement had been announced, the wedding" was a surprise and only a few guests were present. The ceremony was performed at 10 o'clock in the evening, the hour being delayed to enable Mrs. Wilbur J. Carr, wife of the director of the consular service, and her mother, Mrs. Ezra Koon, who were returning that evening from Brlarcllff Lodge, N. Y., to attend. The bride -wore a charming gown of white velvet brocaded chiffon, with a train, and ·wore earrings and a chain of amber. Those who attended the wedding were Mrs. Katherine Bliss, mother of the bride; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur J. Carr, Mrs. Koon, Mrs. Brown, of Albany, N. Y., sister of the bride, and Mr. Arthur Bliss, a brother of the bride. The marriage of Miss Jun» L. Roble to Mr. Robert R. McDonald took place in St. John's chapel. In Pomonkey, Md., Wednesday, the Rev. Charles J. Curtis, officiating. After a Northern wedding- trip, Mr. and Mrs. McDonald will be at home at Indian Head, Md. A pretty autumn wedding wfes that Thursday evenlngr, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howell E. Green, 3224 Warder street, of Miss Mary Lee Russell, daughter of Mrs. Florence Virginia Russell, of Winchester, V a , to Mr. Joseph Hubert Schmidt, of Omaha. Nebr. A small company of intimate friends attended the ceremony. The' bride "wore a gown of white satin, trimmed with luster lace, and a tulle vail caught with orange blos- Marriage of Mia* Hlnemon. A beautiful afternoon wedding took place Wednesday at 6:30 in Uie Vermont Avenue Christian church, Trhen the Rev. Dr Earle Wilfley united In marriage Miss Eugenia Hlnemon, daughter of Mrs Eugenia Hinemon, and Mr. Ashton Philip McCorrfba, brother of the former chairman of the Democratic national committee. The bride was given In marr!asr« by her brother, Maj. John H. Hlnemon, jr., of West Point, N Y., and had as matron^of honor Mrs. Juanita GUI- man The bride wore an attractive going away gown of navy blue trl- cotine, and carried a. bouquet of roses, lilies of the valley and orchids. Anita Gillman carried the rinar IB a. basket of pink rosebuds. Mr. Robert McCombs, of Little Rock, Ark., brother of the groom, acted as best man. A delightful program of mnslc -wa» given by Mr J Ernest Sparks, organist; S. B. Rand, violinist, and Mls« Florence Long of George Washington university, vocalist. Miss Lone sang "At Dawning" and "I Love Yon " Among the out-of-town guests -were Maj and Mrs. John H. Hlnemoa, J r , of West Point, N Y.; Lieut, and Mrs. P. C. Brown, U. S. N., Great Lakes training station, 111., and daughter; Mr. and Mrs W. B. Thomas, Charlotte. N. C , and J. C Brown, Arkadelphln, Ark. Mr and Mrs. McCombs will live »t Hamburg, A r k . where Mr. McComb» owns a large plantation. Miss Isabel May, daughter of OoL and Mrs. Henry May, la planning to spend the winter abroad, where *he will visit her sister, Mrs, "WUheJm von Rath, In Germany, and Mr. aria Mrs. William A Burton, In London. Mrs. Edward Clifford, -wife of CoL Clifford, A-ssistant Secretary of th« Treasurj, and two of their children have joined Col Clifford nere after spending the summer at Macklnao Lake Col and Mrs. Clifford, ·who ar,e former residents of Evanston. Ill, CONTrNT/ED ON SIXTH PJuOB. a statement read-in court. ARREST RAIL EMPLOYE IN DETROIT MAIL HOLD-UP Eetroit, Mich., Oct. 8 (By fhe Associated Press). -- One man had been arrested tonight In connection with the holdup of a Canadian mall 'wagoQ from bandits last night - *· , took 26 pouches, two of which contained registered packages. The man .arrested was'Carl Grece, 34 years, old, held on a technical- charge of violating the United States code. Police at. tempted to link Grece, a railroad em- ploye. Indirectly with the Toledo post- office robbery several months ago and stated -they believed, he. might know, something of last night's robbery here. Today"* investigation, authorities announced, brought no clue to the robbers or their whereabouts. . The Posto|Cice Department pasted a. reward of. J20.000 for the captors of the ^utlaws,,"dead or alive." Policfe . inspectors stated here' they .still were unable "to fix the value of 'the registered' mail, at first estimated at $100j|0o6. Canadian officials, however, believed a much smaller amount was involved. The value of only two of the 72 registered packages stolen bad been --** ·mfcjrMmtftl M « H*«W. * X- t pie of th'is c i t y intensely Interested in the p u b l i c schools tout that they have been m a k i n g Inquiries on their owh account to ascertain, If that be possible, just w h a t has caused the i n e x c u s a b l e d e l a y in proceeding wito school b u i l d i n g construction with all possible dispatch. The details, so far as I received t h e m , indicate to m« q u i t e p l a i n l y that there has been official neglect s o m e w h e r e and it Is the d u t y of the Senate committee to fihd out who is responsible. "The c o n d i t i o n of affairs, as disw closed by these r e c e n t developments, are to be deplored for they may well m i l i t a t e against the continued prose* cution of p u b l i c school extension in the D i s t r i c t t h a i ought not to be'in« tjerfered with a single month unlit there are sufficient school facilitiea for every child in the District of school age. ; j . Would Question Officials. · ^ "It may be," the Utah senator con« t i n u e d , "that those having charge of school matters will be able to satis* factorily explain this delay which to the citizens must seem inexplicably There Is much public irritation ove* the discovery that so little has been accomplished since Congress approW priated the f u n d s , and if this seeming dereliction of d u t y can be eatiefao* torily explained, such explanation ie due alike to the public and to the officials. 'The facts can be obtained from the officials themselves, and I see no occasion for calling as witnesses outsiders who, although vitally interested in the school question as parents and taxpayers, would not be expected to know anything about the causes that brought about thi« situation. i { "We should call before the commit* tee the District commissioners, the ·members of the board of education and the^officials of the municipal ax* chitecfs office and from them 'Wfl ought to be able to fix the bility. I am in favor of having thel] testimony given before the public 'at the people may hear their «xplanai tions, and that I am BUT* will done. These officials may be able tji ;satlsfy the people of 'Washington tiit postponement of this essential echool extension work was justified? U 'jjf was not, then the people, are entitled to know who is responsible for the delay, and that IB what the commit;tee will attempt to find out." CONTINUED OK OBCOSli PAflffl.

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