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TIIE SUNDAY OREGONIAN, PORTLAND, JANUARY 27, 1918.
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APDITIONAU waf , wer added to
Portland's matr-nonlI srk lh
last week, two of Cue most charm
In and popolar bellrs' enfagements
befits; announced to two Amy officers
frum Camp Lewis. All the mrn at
I'm Dip Lawla apparently have cornered
the market on Portland maids and It Is
Impossible to iturss whom the "War
LoT God" will strike neit.
And all this despite the (act that
Portland has an Army post practically
all. its owi Vancouver iiarracks
whers thera are hundreds of perfectly
Ice. lonely bachelors eas;r to bask in
th sunshine, of the lovely Portland
The officers ball at the post Friday
l-rtt was a delightful affair, and It
was attended by numerous Portland
OTf o and women, the latter belntr in the
majority. The officers at Vancouver
bad planned a larre ball at the Mult
nomah Hotel for last night, but have
postponed It for a fortnight. As there
are about 100 new men at the post,
transferred from other camps, the pros
pective festivity promises much In the
wy of Interest and pleasure.
.Last nlht a number of the officers
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attended the patriotic dinner and dance
'at the University Club, a number of
dinner parties being- made up by prom
inent Portland men and women In com
pllment to the honor ftuests. The affair
was delightful In every detail.
Society Js taklnrr an extensive Inter
est In the annual Mardl Gras ball to be
riven thia year In San Francisco at the
SL Francis Hotel, on February IS.
Many Portlandera will go south to be
there on that date, and they will par.
tic I pt e in the festivity. It win be a
patriotic pareant and the Queen s maids
in-wattins; will represent all allied n
1 1 ons. The handsome Mrs. Wlllard
I Town, of San Francisco, will be "Co
lumbia." and the stars and stripes wtll
float In profusion over the entire fes
Apropos of wartime engagements and
weodlnrrs. the question of mother-in-law
and dauKhter-tn-law looms up and
demands a solution at once. The long
established custom of marriages which
gives a new son ta the parents of the
bride. Instead of the family losing their
daughter. Is now. due to the war. re
versed, and the parents of the son who
goes forth to his duties for his coun
try are recompensed by gaining a
daughter. Thai la the latest mandate
of the wartime weddiag. and at least,
the necessity ef parting will bring the
bride sad her parents-in-law Into closer
relationship than ever before. In many
Instances tht glrl-brldea will make their
homes with their mothers-in-law.
An event anticipated by a number of
old-time Portland families Is the annual
valentine tea to be given by the Visit
ing Nurse Association at the Multno
mah Hotel on February 14. Plans ars
practically complete for this function.
slUa tA t-0 patronage aJ syyoeor-
shlp of the prominent men and women
of the city.
Mrs. Solomon Hirsch and Miss Illrsrh
were hosts for an informal bridge
party Friday afternoon, the party 1
Ing one of the numerous links In the
People's Institute chain of benefit card
Two more delightfully charming and
-popular girls have been added to the
steadily-tnrreaalng list of brides-elect,
and In both cases the United States
Army Is In favor. Miss Alice Oil
man's betrothal to Fordham Kimball,
of the regular Army, stationed at
Fort Bliss. Tex. was announced at a
luncheon Thursday by Miss Evelyn
Carey) cls.i one of the week's quota
of prospective brides. Practically at
the same time. Mrs. J. P. O'Hrien and
Mrs. Coe. A. McKenna presided at a
pretty luncheon to announce the en
gagement of Miss Cornelia Stanley to
Lieutenant Clare Wallace Woodward.
14th Infantry. U. H A stationed at
Camp Lewis. I
Miss Carey's luncheon was given at
the home of her parents. Judge and
Mrs. Charles H. Carey, and It was an
attractive affair, exquisitely appointed.
Covers were placed for It of the bride
elect's close friends, the table deco
rations telling the news, the central
feature being a bridal party in full re
galia. Miss Oilman la a charming and
Interesting girl, very capable and
energetic, and she baa devoted the past
months entirely to Red Cross work. I
taking a special course In - business
college to fit he.- to assume the cleri
cal duties of Ked
Joyed a two
wficra toe iludiud iaOKUages And xuu
sic Ehw also has traveled consider
ably In Europe and In the Orient. The
bride-elect -is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Lulh-iaf C. Gilman, the former be
ing president of the 8. P. A 8. railroad,
and - sister of Benjamin H. Oilman,
who is in Seattle in business.
Mr. Kimball la a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter H. Kimball, a prominent -and
old-established family of Boston
Mr. Kimball, Sr., having been
Identified with art circles as a con
noisseur for years In the Hub City.
The family also is prominent socially
and financially In the East, and they
are spending the Winter, following
their usual custom, in Southern Cali
fornia. Mr. Kimball came to the
Northwest on a visit and decided to lo
cate In this country. He, therefore,
purchased a large tract of land in the
Hood River Valley, and entered the
Oregon Agricultural College for a spe
cial course in gardening and agricul
ture. He was educated abroad, and
has traveled all over Europe and the
United States. Some months ago he
enlisted in the field artillery branch
of the regular Army, and was assigned
to duty at Fort Bliss. As yet, there
are no plans for the wedding, but it is
Drobable it will soon take place.
Mrs. Oilman and her daughter left
Thursday night for the South, planning
to go to Kl Paso, Tex., to viBit Mr.
Kimball. They first will stop off at
Los Angeles with the Kimball family
for a brief stay. Both Miss Gilman and
her fiance have hosts of friends in
Portland, and they are great favorites
Miss Caret's guests were: Miss Gil
man, Misses Jean Mackenzie, Mary
Bacon," Katherine Hart, Shanna Cura
ming, Ailsa MacMastcr, Rhoda Rume
lin, Ruth Teal. Sara McCully. Mrs. Rod
erick L. Macleay, Mrs. Norman N.
Kupp, airs. Alan Green, Mrs. Lovelle
D. Winters. Mrs. Kurt H. Koehler, Mrs.
Irving L. Webster, Mrs. Eugene Wat
son Rockey and Miss Mary Robertson.
Miss Stanley's fiance is a West Point
man, of 1917, and he has received or
ders transferring him to Fort Wright
at Spokane. Consequently, plans for
their wedding are most indefinite, but
friends of the couple are anticipating
the wedding very soon. Miss Stanley
is a daughter of Frederick S. Stanley
and the late Mrs. Stanley, and she is
a charming, attractive and Interesting
Her older brother, George P. Stan
ley, 19 Hi khibi kiiu iici j uu"6"- .
brother is Frederick 8.. Jr. She at- !
tended the Portland Academy In this
city, later going to Miss Bennett's
school at Mlllbrook, N. Y. Much of
her spare time is devoted to Red Cross
and war work, and she also Is an ac
tive member of the Junior League. For
some time Miss Stanley has been con
sidered one of the best equestriennes
in Portland, and she Is a popular mem
ber of the Portland Hunt Club.
Mr. Woodward is a Washington, D.
C. man, his family being among the
best known and oldest in the city. He
is in the 14th Infantry and upon his
graduation was assigned to duty at
Vancouver Barracks, later being trans
ferred to American Lake. He Is a fa
vorite with his brother officers, and is
also in demand at all the social func
tions In and around Camp Lewis.
The luncheon, which was presided over
by Mrs. O'Brien and her daughter, Mrs.
McKenna, was one of the prettiest of
the season. Patriotism abounded In
the floral decorations and appoint
ments, a charming old blue bowl being
filled with red carnations and bride
rosebuds. At each cover a nosegay
of the tri-color marked the places, the
guests spending the remainder of the
afternoon knitting for their relatives
and friends In the Army and Navy.
The guests included: Miss Stanley,
Misses Ruth Shull, Ruth Teal, Helen
Farrell. Louise Poulsen, Norma Hauser,
of St. Paul, Isabel Clark, Virginia Mc
Donough. Irene Daly, Alberta Blair, Mrs.
Chester G. Murphy, Mrs. Ralph Hurl
burt, Mrs. Hazel B. Litt, Mrs. Lester
Brlx, Mrs. Harry Brooks, Bend, Or.,
Mrs. John King Stack, of Escanaba,
Miss Evelyn Carey's engagement to
Lieutenant Charles T. Don worth, of
Seattle, now stationed at Camp Lewis,
was the event of importance last week.
as the announcement came as a genuine
surprise. Not even the- closest friends
of the bride-elect had a suspicion of
the betrothal until they attended the
tea on Tuesday at which Mrs. Roder
ick L. Macleay was hostess. Miss
Carey is one of the most likeable girls
In Portland society, charming and gra
cious, and Is a great favorite with her
hosts of friends in both the younger
and older contingents. She is the
daughter of Judge and Mrs. Charles H.
Carey and a sister of Mrs. Eugene
Rockey. wife of Dr. Rockey, who is
in the Army service, attached to the
Medical Corps. The bride-to-be at
tended St. Helen's Hall, and after be
ing graduated went East to Miss
Spence's school in New York. Ever
since her debut a few seasons ago she
has been in demand at social functions
In this city, and she also is a favorite
in San Francisco and Seattle society,
both cities having been visited by her
Lieutenant Donworth, who has been
in New York for tne past Bix months
or more, recently was transferred to
Camp Lewis, where he is assigned to
the infantry. He is a Yale man, and
prior to entering the Army practiced
Jaw In Seattle. He is the son of Judge
and Mrs. George Donworth, one of the
most prominent families of the North
ern city. Lieutenant Donworth also
Is a popular man in social and club
circles of Seattle and Tacoma.
Miss Carey and Lieutenant Donworth
have chosen Tuesday, February 5, for
day, und as yet plans
but the wedding prob
ably will be a simple affair.
An event of interest in the week's
social affairs was the pretty luncheon
presided over by Mrs. Hazel B. Litt on
Wednesday honoring Miss Ailsa Mac
Master, fiancee of Lieutenant Reade
M. Ireland. The guests included sev
eral of the season's charming young
brides, and covers were marked at a
table made artistic with pink rosebuds
and ferns. Circling the table were Miss
MacMaster, Miss Patsey Stewart, Miss
Jean Mackenzie, Miss Virginia Menefee,
Mrs. Ferdinand C. Smith (Margery
Hoffman), Mrs. Clarence Olmstcad
(Alice Smith). Mrs. Lovello . Winters
(Isabella Macleay), and the hostess.
In the afternoon Mrs. Winters enter
tained about a dozen of the young ma
trons and maids at tea, honoring Mis
MacMaster. Miss Jean Mackenzie pre
siding at the table. The guests passed
the afternoon informally knitting and
The wedding of Miss Ailsa MacMaster
and Lieutenant Reade M. Ireland, 14tlt
Handsomely made from ex
tra heavy crepe de chine in
white, flesh and maize.
Some are daintily embroid
ered; others are trimmed with
fine lace. .We show all sizes.
See them tomorrow.
C, F. Berg, Vice-Pres. and Manager
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there are charming new Suits and Coats
- and Hats for, those who have grown
tired of. their Winter clothing. Chic
models, reflecting the change of season
yet harmonizing with furs and the
many other things too pretty to be dis
carded for months to come. Quaker
gray, Sammy, Copenhagen and checks
are the favored colors in suits shorter
jackets are in evidence, some even sug
gestive of the full box. Be sure to see
our display windows today it will give
you an idea of what we mean when we
say that we are first with the new
things. Step in Monday it will be a
pleasure for us to show you more com
pletely. Beautiful Taffeta
Plain, bright or subdued colors and two
tone effects., Wide flounces, corded or
tucked and edged with tiny ruffles or
accordion pleating,' These are indeed
very lovely petticoats and exceptionally
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