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Editorial Page and Doings in
Realm of Society
PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 23, f 1922
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EVER before in the history of
Portia-nd hasr the Rose Vestlval
'been, such a crowning social
event. Tfi& aotivltles this year have
made citizens of the city as well as
the hundreds of visitors realize that
this is really a big city. Those, who -have
criticized Portland for .being
too conservative could not help but
fcdmlra the plendld dignity which -accompanied-:
all the festivities.
Iberie.was nothing small or cheap
ibout any evenf. Not for one min
ute could the spectators forget the
real inspiration for Ue whole thing
t Portland, the rose center; Port
land the beautiful, he growing city.
Queen Harriet was quite as charm
ing as was expected, and lent her
gracsand dignity with smiling good
will to every occasion.
One continual round of parties"
were planned for her majesty, but.
paramount in importance was the
Royal Rosanan bail given in her
honor Thursday. Cotillion hall was
artistically decorated with a myriad
of colored lights, huge American
flags and naval . flags, palms, and
roses. The large lights in the ceil
ing were covered with bright paper
shades made by cascades of crepe
paper and interspersed with roses.
The grand march, led by Queen
Harriet and J. H. Dundore, made a
striking picture with the dainty
gowns of the women et off by the
men's formal evening dress, both
civilian and naval. The olive drab
of the army officers, the blue of the
marines and navy, with the gold
braid of full-dress uniforms, were in
Miss Harriet Griffith wore her
regal robe of cloth of silver made in
straight lines and -hanging simply
from the shoulders.. He.- train was
of purplish tinge, and a garland oi
roses was draped from one side of
The princesses, Misses Janet
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House, Elizabeth V Ettinger, Alice
Bowman, Margaret Cook,. Edith Ot
tenheimer, Mary. Helen Spalding,
Doris Henningsen and Pauline- Titus
were dressed in similar costume of
orchid chiffon with' drapes of a
deeper tone. Bands of . crystal bead
ing finished the sleeves, and butter
fly hoops of fine silver mesh and
crystal beads were at the hips.
Among the beautifully gowned
women noted at the ball were Mrs.
George L.. Baker, who wore black
silk crepe .with flowing sleeves of
black lace; Mrs. Oswald West, whose
dress was a stunning black beaded
creation; Mrs. Frank McCrillis, who
was dressed in a rose beaded gown;
Mrs. - O. -W. Meilke and Mrs. Guy
Webster Talbot, who both wore soft
orchid gowns; Mrs. J. H. Dundore,
who was striking in a black dresa -Mrs.
Henry T. Mayo was dressed
in a stunning black frock.
Mrs. Ralph 13. Williams wore tur
quoise blue, with soft drapes.
Pale orchid Was Mrs. C. C. Colt's
Mrs. Franklin T. Griffith wore a
dainty pink chiffon dress, and her
younger daughter. Miss Janet, wore
yellow chiffon shading into gold,
and set off by crushed yellow flow
ers at the waist.
Mr,s. Robert O. Morrison's dress
was white beaded georgette crepe
made in straight lines.
Mrs " William MacMaster was
stunning in a gray beaded dress.
Miss Helen West's frock was of
orchid chiffon hanging in soft points
with deep purple flowers at th
A lovely geranium pink chiffon
creation was worn by Miss Suzann
A simple eown of peacock blue
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