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Another ogreeablo teaWture this sea.son is the total oxtinctioilthataboHiiuablo institution, the tea gol fmo stuffs and surahs, made veith slieltain, close to the throat, �with long sleoi fitting lilco a glove and chic to the lastigree, taking the place, for the elders of y receiving party at least, of the other noi^oript article, which is relegated to f boudoir, where it belongs., The Mjau-Grew wedding was the one of tliei'ook, and attriicted a more reprosentab company even than the Ames-West, Hng to the extensive family connectioikif the Grews and the Now York elomei the Morgans infused. It was as simply ccjvicted as the best and most conservative fete could dictate, and a charming affair iii^ory way.. This week that of Miss Barret nd Mr. AVilliams will be the important ol with Miss Manson's and Mr. Linzee'a toillow in .January. Mrs. Almy's tea for her ugbter Thursday from iw York, brother of Prof. Barrett Wcndeil,and ono of ttie leading societ;,' amateur.-: of.liat city, took the l>art o� the old cliovalier, no of his best and favorite roles. It was u�ed and iressed most artistically. Mr. H.H. Gay, Mr. Parkmau Dexter and Miss Clan, Hogg were the others in the cast, which Was an ezoeptionally rtrong one. Indeed, fuch a Bnlshed amateur performance has been Siazi this year. I TABLE GOSSIP. --Each week for the past month has had its specially fashionable �n-odding. and that of Miss Grew and Mr. Morgan Thursday was worthy to take ranic as the most notable. It tvas a milder day than tliat of Miss West's and Mr. Ames',^^'l>ich accounted in part lor the greater crowd of people in attendance. Mr. Doyle again lent his artistic hand to the pulpit decorations, �\vhich wero all in green this time, the �svide border of maiden hair fern, extending around the base of the pulpit, being exceedingly effective. Great palms and ferns, with other docor.ativo green, wore massed around, completely concealing tho wood-�work of tho platform below the pulpit. Covering the font Was a large basket of meruiet and white roses. Tho bride, leaning upon lier father's arm, entered the cliuroli at 12.30 promptly. Her four bridesmaids led the way, each gowned in cream white nun's veilinit. trimmed with silk inullo, and ca].'rying a big cluster of niormot roses. They wero the sisters of tho bride and groom, Jliss Elsie and Miss Rita Grew, and Miss Julia and Louisa Morgan. All four wero tall and stately, neither very dark nor - very light, but all protty girls and. charming in their carriage and style as they stood each side of the bridal pair. Miss Grew made an ideal bride, gracious, handsome, diguifiod and serene. Her gown, of soft gros grain silk, fell in graceful folds close to herflgi^ire, Tho edge of the train-was bordered with white ostrich feathers, and tho very prettily arranged tulleveil was held on tlie blonde 'hair by orange buds and their leaves. Tho corsage was made slightly open, and around tlie throat yvas a triple string of pearls, her only ornament. White roses and ferns made up tbe boutiuet. Her hands, like the brides of tlio previous-week, �\vero gloveless. A fine contrast the pair made as they stood before Mr. Her-ford, the groom being dark and tall, a strikingly handsome man, and tho bride of tho purest blondo type, only a little less of stature. Mr. Junius Morgan, tlie groom's cousin, was best mim, and Mr. Arthur Sturgos, J\Ii-. Stewart Brown and Mr. J. 6. King also came over from Now York to oili-oiato as usbers with Blossrs. Bradleo. Grew. Wheelwright, Codman and Dexter of Boston. Mpsti cf tliem aro classmates oC Mr. Jlorgan, liarvard, 'S9. Mrs. Morgan, the mother of the groom, attracted tho most admiring attention next tho bridal party. Slio was superbly gowned in rich pe.arl gray satin, brocaded in fleiur do lis pat-torn, tho skirt a court train and tlie corsage V shaped. The full sleeves wore of crepe of the same exquisite color, and in tlio brownhair, dressed to show the sliape of tbe head to most advantage, wore diriinoud pins. Diamonds glittered from tho thrc�t, the corsage and the wrists, all of most briU-i.ont lustre. IMrs. Blorgan, who as Miss Tracy was a famed belle, retains much of tho beauty of her youth; her figure is �n'onderfully lino still, and her carriage erect and graceful. Mrs. G. H. Morgan was very handsome in a trained go^mi of cardinal velvet, with bands of black fur and gold. Mrs. Grew, tho bride's mother, was in green satin of rich shade. Mo.=t of the reception guests were in street costume and bonnets. Tho �n-edding breakfast at the Grew mansion on Beacon st. �was given immediately after the ceremony. The bride and groom tarried to receive the congratulations of their friends, luiliko the pair of tho week lieforo, who liurried away to catch tho 1 o'clock train for New York, and allowed themselves to be seen by nobody. Among the crowd of society people who filled tho church wero thoGrew.Wiggleswortli.Morgnn and Stnrgis families in all their branches, Rev. Pliil-lip.s Brooks, Kev. Htopford Brooke and Bister, Sirs. Brooke Horford and daughters, Mrs. H. B. Williams and Miss McBurney, Mrs. Abbott Lawrence, Mr. Edward and Mr. Tlioinas Motley, Mrs. ,S. E. Guild, Mr. .and Mrs. Edzuuud Dwight, Blr. and Mrs. Theodore Chase. Mi-s. G. A. God-dard and MissGoddard, Miss Sophia Whit-woll. Prof, and Sirs. C. E. Norton of Cambridge, the Faircliild, Mrs. Henry Winsoi, Sir. and Mrs. Greeley Curtis and family, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Robins, Mr. Henry Pickering and scm, Mr. George Park-man, ilr. and Jlrs. Eaward L. Davis, I\!r. and JIi-s. H. G. Dorr, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lincoln, Col. and Mrs. T. F. Eduiands. the Mi.sses Read of Beacon St., and Mr. and Mr.^. J. C. Rogers. After a continentni tour Mr. and Mrs. Morgan will live in New York, ivliere a hotise has been presented to the bride. -Mr. and Mrs. J. Pierpont Morgan and d<augliters, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Morgan, Mr. luid Mrs. Jlorris K. Jesup, Mr. Frederick Sturgos and Jliss Sturges, wore among the New York 400 who camo up for the Morgan-Grew wedding on Thursday. They wero at the Vendome. -Mrs. Da\'id Stetrart is to give a reception to Jlrs. John L. Gardner Tuesdey evening at her home on 5th av... ifew York. TABLE GOSSIP. -Col. John E. Thayer of Gov.-oloot Russell's staff IB a Harvard graduate pf '85. a member of tho Somerset, Cotintry, Puritan, Athletic and Eastern Yacht' clubs. He Is not a bachelor, as tho papers have stated. Ho married, some four years or more .ago, Mias Forbes of Lancaster, a very charming girl and has three children. -.-Mr. C, Linzee Tildon sailed Wodnos-dsry from Now York in the Saale. Ho will spijitd tho �NViutor in Egypt with Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Davis hi Syracuse, N. Y. Mrs. Davis is the daughter of Mr. John J. May of Dorchester. On tho Saale also wore Miss Stisan Halo and Miss Susan De Forest Day, whom she is to ohaperone. Tlieir lirst destination will bo Paris, where two of Miss Hale's nephews, E. E. Hale, Jr., and Mr. Phillips Hale, <aro studying. -The engagement was announced last week of Miss Edith Griswold of New York, a sister of Mrs. Schuyler Van Rohsselaer, to George Higginson, Jr., of Lenox, a nephew of Col. Henry L. and Mr. Francis L. Higginson of Beacon st. -Mr. Fr.mcis Parkmau moved into hia town house, 50 Chestnut st, from Jamaica Plain, on Wednesday. -Mr. Marsha 11 Williams and hia fiancee, Miss Edith Barrett, whoso wedding occurs Thursday, occupied a box at the Park Theatre Tuesday night and witnessed Messrs. Booth iind Barrett's performance of "Richelieu." -Two of the handsomest of-tho many haudsouio women seen at tho Morgan-Grow wedding Thursday wore Mrs. Henry Bigelow Williams ,and Mr.s, Moses AVilliams, both in street costume and both looking imusually youthful and bright. -The last week ot tho most successful Yokes engagement over played in Boston saw the roomy Tromont crowded oveiT night with aiidlences in which the society olomentshouo conspioiously. On Thursday night when tho lust new triple bill was presented the orchestra seats presented a brilliant scone. Auiong the host of well-kno-wn people occupying them were: Mi-, and Mrs. Cliarles H. Joy, Dr. and Mrs. Robert Amor.v, Mr. ,J. Lewis- Slackpolo and daughters, Mrs. Charles D. Hoinans, Mrs. Mal;thow Luco and pai'ty, Mr. T. Jefferson Coolidge, ,Jr.,Mr. aiubMrs. G. W. Simmons, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Fay, Col. J. W. Wheelwright, Mrs. S. A. iSigolow, Mrs. H. IvL Ticknor. Mrs. .lohn Codman .Soley and daughters, Mr. George Snell, and. Mr. William Bnllard. Mr. Thorpe, who played for the first time in Boston his famous part in the patlietic little play "Awakening," made adi.stinct success in the very difficult delineation and ivas very warmly applauded. .--Mrs. C. G. Rice (formerly Misa Anne Proctor of Beacon St.) is ono of the most skilful and fearless horsewninen of tho group of society girls v^-ho ride. Her hu.sband is a member of the Myopia Hunt Club and is devotedly fond of all out-of-door sports. Part of their wedding .iourney �was taken on horseback tlirough portions of central New York. �-Mr. Abbott Lawrence, Mr. T Motley, Jr., Mr. C. T. Lovering. Mr. S. Eliot Guild, Mr. Lawrence Curtis, lA-.tncis Peabody, Jr., Dr. Morton Prince and Mr. W. D. Hodges make a-strong executive comnrittoe of the Nahant Club which held its annual meeting at the Parker House last week. Mr. Lawrence is chairman. -Cards aro out for the Brooklino as- sombhcH to be given at the Town Hall, Jan. fl and Feb. (i from 0 to l. Mrs. AValter C. Cabot, Mrs. George Lee, Mrs. Andrcv/ Robeson, Mrs. Moorliold Storey and Mrs. Henry JI. Wliitney are the matrons. Mr. Prescott Furnsworth of Weld Mall,Cambridge, is tho manager. Special cars will leave for Boston after the parties. -Mrs. Hasket Derby gave a reception Wednesday afternoon at her house on Beacon St. -Mrs. ,1, D. Bradley of Commonwealth av. gave a dinner Tuesday niglit, at which covers were laid for 12. -.'V Buhscript:ion dancing party is to bo given at Winthrop Hall tomorrow night, matronized by Jlrs. ,1. Homer Pii-rce, Jlrs. George Lewis. Mrs. John L. Dearhorn and Mrs. Francis Ware. Mr. .Tolrn Dearborn, Jlr. C. J. ileans and J. Langdon Batchelder, Jr. have the affair in charge. The hours are from 8 to 12. Cheency and MuUaly will play. -The third dramatic performance of Mr. Pitt's dramatic school at Union Hall, Friday niglit, Dec. 2U, will be exception.illy interesting, on account of tho firs^t appearance of Mr. Pitt liim-'icU since heestablished bis .school, in "School," \jhicb is to bo ployed with a very fine cast. Mr. Pitt's Jack Poyntz will be the piece do resistance, of course, and the demand for tickets is already tremendous. -Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Aldcn of Fairfield St.have the warniost s.ympathy of their many friends, in the loss of their little boy. Adelbert Thayer AJden. who died on the 10th inst. _ V- TABLE GOSSIP. -Mr. Inman Barnard, formerly of Beacon St., for whom ox-Com. Hovey gavo at tho Somerset Club a handsome dinner during his visit in Boston, sailed yesterday with Mrs. Barnard from New York for Paris, where ho represents for Mr. Bennett that city's interest in the Now \''ork Herald. --^Capt. Nathan Appleton in his admirably written and most intoresting paper on "Harvard College During the War of tho Rebellion," read before the Bostonian Society last week, p.aid a graceful and woll-nierited complimout to Col. Henry Lee. Alluding to the commomoration day, July 21,1805, in honor of tho ILarvard students who had served in tho army and navy during the rebellion, Mr. Appleton said; "On that day wo wero marshaliod by Co!. Henry Lee, always youthful,always full ot enthusiasm, whom I have often thought might appropriately bo callecl tho "Light Horse Harry ot the epoch and of Massachusetts." Apropos of this paper is full of interest to tho students of today, why should not Mr. Appleton bo asked to read it before tho college in Siinders Theatre? -There was scarcely an empty seat at tho Boston Museum Tuesday afternoon, when Mr. Sidney Wollett held tbe rapt attention of a brilliant audience for an houraiida half by his masterly rendering of Toimy-Bon's "Elaine." Such genuine appreciation was a high tribute, alike to the poem and tho reciter thereof. Mr. WoUett's marvellous memory is over tho wonder of all who listen to him, .and in nothing ho has given do his other exceptional gilts of voice, expression and gesturo como so prominently to the fore. This week his first miscellaneous programme is full of delightful things. Among the most pleasantly anticipated, perhaps, aro Pracd's "The BoUo of tbe Ball," Moore's "Paradise and tho Peri," Longfellow's "Tlie Skeleton m Armor," Frederick Locker's "A Portrait," and Dr. Holmes' "Katydid," which Mr. Wollett specially dolighls in. -Children's furs, Fileno's. 10 Winter st. -Miss Lillian Whiting �will give a reception to Mrs. Milton 11. Sanford ot Newport at the Brunswiclc, Dec. 30, from 4 to 0 o'clock. Mrs. Sanford is tibo aunt of Miss Kate Field and Mr. George Riddle. -Doylo's display of roses this week has attracted a great deal of attention, tho Anna Alexiil", American beauty and Mmo, Hoste being particularly beautiful. Tlicre were also to bo seen' a fine lot "of dwarf orange trees and Cyclamen plants. -An engagement ot interest to society is announced from Providence. It is that of MiBH Butts and Mr. William W. Dunnell. Miss Butts is ono of the most beautiful girls of the many for which Providence society is famous. She is a daughter ot tho late Isaac Butts of Boston, formerly a large ship owner in Providence. Mr. Dunnell is a representative of one of tho oldest and wealthiest families of Rhode Island, Tho engagement has called out hosts of congratulations from their largo circle of friends in Now York and Boston as well as Providence. -New fur muffs, Filene's, 10 Winter st. ---Tbe Thorndike is a favorite hotel for Newporters who are in town for more or less time during the �winter. Jlr. and Mrs. -iVlfred Tuckorman and JIaj. W. R. Liver-more, U. S. A., of Newport, were registered thtire on Wednesday, Mr. Edwin Booth also has rooms at tho Thorndike. ---Mr. and Mrs. AV'illiam Boardman Rico entertained tho Tliursdoy Evening Club of Now York at their homo on AVest Kith St., last week. Mr. Rice is the uncle of Mr. Robert Grant, and was formerly a Bostonian. Ho is still a meraiier of the Somerset Club. -Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Quincy of Brooklyn, who have been visiting the lattor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel B. l-'ierco of Dorchester, sailed in the Saale, Wednesday, to .ioiu their daughter, Mrs. Emery, in London. --Mr. Alexander Pope has been in Now York all this week past at work on his largo painting. ;i0x4,'), oil, of "Hartfordf,hiro Swell," Mr. Green's beautful hackney stallion, at the Forest Vioii' farm just out of tho city. -Jir. Clyde Fitch went on Monday eve to NewYork,after reiidingliisne'i- comedy to Jlr. Field and the Boston JIuseum cempany that morning in the gioen room. He will return late in the week tobe present at the last rehearsal. Those who have lieard his play, "Betty's Fini-'ih," predict in it a still greater success than that attained by "Frederick lo Maitre'' even. Jllss O'Leary has in the part of Betty, "witli or without a New York boarding EclKiul finisli." a most congenial role, and Jlr. Abbe as a Greek professor, �ivill do ono of his delicious bit.s of character acting. Mr. Booth lias a fine opportimity as a tutor of mathem.atics, .and Mr. Davenport as a university senior will easily make a hit. The comedy will precede "The Solicitor," vrith hU. Plympton in the leading role. TABLE GOSSIP. --Tho engagement is announced of Miss Violet Otis, daughter of Mrs. W. 0. Otis ot Fairfield St., and niece ot Senator James Otis of New York, and Rev. Mr. Thayer of Groton, who was formerly Rev. Leighton Parks' assistant at Emmanuel church. -Jliss Zoroga, whose marriage in Now York last week to Sir FredorickFraubland set the society sot all agog, went away in a very smart gown mado of tho now color, "lark brown." It was ot cloth and velvet, trimmed with fur and braided in gold a I'oflicior. A superb sot of Russhau sablos is included in the trousseau besides several sots of less costly fur. Jliss de Zerega has but ono bonnet in all her elaborate wardrobe. As neither bonnets nor hats aro -worn to tho theatre in London, and Imts are in good form for afternoon reception, oven this ono bonnet will perhaps never see tho light. -Mr. Hugh K. Norman, sou ot Jlr. G. H. Norman of Beacon st,, is credited with making the best AVolsh rarebit which over tickled the palate of an epicure. -Patrick Grant, Jr., is making a trip around the world. -The exquisitivenoss of JIme. Pinault's toilet preparations over every ono always made us certain that she would easily win the battlefield to herself. -Tlio compliment paid Jlr. Nikiscli and his men at Cliiokering Hall, Now York, last week Tuesday, by a crowded and most representative musical house, was handsomely returned by the performers, for never before did theplustlcity and splendid efficionoy of the band assort themselves so clearly. Tho programme included Haydn's Symphony No. 2, an unfamiliar violin concerto, by Goldmark, Dvorak's "Scherzo Capric-cioso," and Liszt's "Tasso." The most striking ot theao works wero tho violin concerto, tho brief andante of. which is lovely, .and Dvorak's e.Tort. iMr. Kiioisol was tho soloist, and he played through the concerto in admir.ablo style. As for the "Sqherzo Cap-riccioEo," no rendering of that exquisitely colored tone-poem could bo mentioned with Mr. Nlkisch's preBOiitation.says aload-ing New York critic. -Mr. E, A Taft was in Newport last week. --ChristmaB glove sale, Fileno's, 10 Winter St. -Mrs. W. F. Baldwin of Columbia St., Dorchester, sailed AVediiesday for England on the City of Now York to ho absent two or throe months. Mrs. Baldwin goes to visit hor sister, JIme. Nordica (Lillian Norton), and hor mother. She plans to take Mrs. Norton to Italy during the sovoro weather in London. -The Country Club gaieties will begin after Christmas. -Mrs. Stanley wore a stylish gown of electric blue clotji that had a fancy vest of soft black silk !ind bands ot black velvet at tho luncheon given her and her distinguished husband at the White House last Saturday. Hor hat tip tilted over her face was a broad trimmed black velvet, ivilh black ostrich feathers. Her mother. Mrs. Tennant, had on a deini-trahi dross of black cut velvet, a short velvet mantle and blue tips in her black bonnet. Mrs. Blaino wore a morning costume, and Jliss Blaine was in white cloth, trimmed with black. -Jlr. Edward Burgess has designed tho model for the four-niastod schooner to bo named for Jlr. Daniel B. Fearing, the executive of the club house on Bellevuo av.. Newport. All tho stock has been taken. Jlr. Fearing will provide tho colors and tho wine to bo cracked over her bows when she is launched. --White is tho accepted color for the Now York debutantes. -Young Sotheni is credited with doing the best work ot bis stage career in "The Maistor of Woodbarrow." .and he is .said to have branched out as an emotional actor in a way which no longer admits of comparison with his father. Not only is his individual performance highly pr;used, but tho members of his company also come in for strong tributes. They present a series of characters as interesting as a gallery ot portr.aits by Dickens. -Jlrs. W. F. Almy's tea for her daughter, at her house on Pincknoy st., Thursday from 4 to 8, was an exceedingly jiretty one. Tho buds were in their fresliest gowns and a very merry group they made. Clieney an J Mullaiy played for the diincing some now waltz music from "Paul Jones," which was received with great favor. -Fur trimmings, Filene's, 10 Winter st. -The eng;igembiit is announced of Mr. Henry F. HoUaml and Jliss .losephine h. ^Vhitlicr of Westhmd av. Jlr. Holland is interested in a new enterprise in tho South, and starts for that region tomorrow on a two �n-eeks' trip. -Mrs. Irving Winslow, who is at home for the hoUdays, has consented to give her reading of "Tales and Poems" by Rudyard Kipling, at the Union Hall, Brookline. Dec. ?,2. Tickets aro to be bad from a committee of ladies, - TABLE GOSSIP. -The auction sale of seats for tho Cadet theatricals on Tliursday afternoon at 2 at the Tromont Theatre will bo almost a repetition of tho Symphony rehearsals, inasmuch as the same higli quality of bidders will be on hand and-with tho younger portion specially-the same emulation for tho bcstseats will prevail. It is rumored that tho rohoMsal girls will bo out en masso-to do their own bidding. Jlr. Seymour is drilling tho principals and chorus, but Is not stago malinger as has been stated. Mr. J. S. Wiley fills that position. Sir. Richard Sears takes his old part as one ot the babes, and his brother, Mr-Rhihp Soars, tho hear, Messrs. Barnot, Swinscoo, Benton, Langdon and White liavo their old roles, which they will improve upon, if .such a thing bo possible. Jlr. S. Henry Hooper's old part is to be taken, this year by Mr. Tom Hall, who is a well-known success in light opera. Tho ballot promises to be groat, reminiscent, it is irliispored, of Oloro, Carmonclta and other skirt dancers ot the highest order. -Mr. and Mrs. J. Pierpont Morgan, Mr. and Jlrs. George H. .Morgan, Jlrs. Babcock and her daughter caiiio over fromNow York for tho wedding in Mr. Jlorgan's private car. -Tho Boston Singers'Society gavo thoir first concert ot tlie season last night at the Jlusic Hall' before a very lirilliant audience ot subscribers and their friends. Tho list of tho patronesses is all-suflloiont proof ot tho quality of tho assemblage. They aro Mrs. Agassiz, Mrs. Frederick L. Ames, Mrs, Francis I. Amory, Jlrs. Boll, Mrs. Charles Fairchild, Mrs. John L. Gardner, Mrs. Hem-ouw.ay, Mrs. Henry L. Higginson, Mrs. Henry Cabot Lodge, Mrs. John Lowell, Mrs, RogerWoloott, Jlrs. Winthrop Sargent,Mrs. J, Jlontgomory Sears, Jlrs. Oioorge R. Sliaw, Jlrs, George 'l.'yson and Jlrs. Henry Whitman. Jlr. J. M. Soars is the president, Jlr. Arthur Astor Carey tho vice-president, Mr. G. R. Jlinot tho treasurer, and Jlr. Frank H. RatclilTe the sooretary; those, with Jlr. Osgood, Jlr. R. 0. Lamb and Jlr, Steiiiert tor directors, with Jlr. Osgood for conductor, Mr. Clayton Johns us pianist, make so strong an organization that tho success ot tho second season of tho "Singers' Society" will he even more nolahlo than that of its predecessor. -A special meeting ot tho Boston Riding Club will bo held tomorrow. This club was formed for tho purpose ot occupying tho now Arena building, the altering ot �\\^hich �H'ill bo cominon<;od this week-. As soon as the Verestclingiu pictures removed it is thought that a temporary ring will bo ready for riding in about two weeks, and tho n . \V. G. Fitcli, with Jlr. Feli.v: Jlorris, Jlr. Gottschalk, and Jlr. and Mr.s. Bell of tho Yokes company. -Tho annual Jledford assembly will be held in tho Opera House of that town on Thursday evening, Jan. 22. The matrons are Jlrs. AN'iUiam H. Randall. Jlrs. Ciiarlw; B. Crockett, Jlrs. D. H. Brad!e>3, Jlrs. Henry Bradleo. Choeney's full orchestra will rlay. -Mr. Charles H. Thayer ot the Parker House is tbe manager of the new Arena building and secretary of the Boston Riding Club. -Great interest is being manifested In Jlr. Plympton's Eiiot Gray in "Rosedale," tomorrow night. Mr. Wilson is seen at his best as Bunberry Kobb, and little Olivo Homans will be greeted warmly in her old part of Arthur May. TABLE GOSSIP. -Tlio theatricals for tho benefit of tho Now England Hospital at Union Hall Friday night were doubly intoresting from tho fact that they inaugurated tho new "Gilbert Comedy Club,".in which Mr. .John C. Abbott, Jr. and Mr. BrownoU are tho leading spirits. Tho olnb takes Its namo for ono ot its prominent mombors-Miss Eleanor Gilbert Boal, a niooe of the late famous actor, John Gilbert. From hor playing on that night of two widely different parts an Inherited talent was very clearly shown. Her acting showed wonderful versatility, o.oso and grace for an amateur. In Jlr. Abbott's clever little comedietta, "A Private Seance," Miss Beal was more than good, she was groat. Jliss Holon McKay ot Marlboro st. was simply oliarmiug in her appearanoo, and her acting as the heroine in "Second Thoughts," tho first ot the three plays given, aAd Jtr. Abbott and Jtrs. C. E. Crocker did admirable work. Mr. Kendall Weston, in "Honor Bound," showed his dramatic training in his (Inishod performance, and Alys H.ardy ot Cambridge was a "Rose" most fresh and dainty to see, and her acting wa� delightful in its naturalness. Jlr. Brownell made a liandsomo and dignified Sir George. Altogether tho club is warmly to bo congratulated upon Its first performance, in which tlie acting took a very high place among tho amateur clubs ot this community. In tho largo audicnoo wero Jlra. Edward W. Codman and Jlrs. Linzeo Tildon, Mrs. Darwin E.Ware, Mrs. ,L C. Abbott, Jlrs, Hollingsworth, and Jliss Gertrude Morrill, her slstor, Jlra. W. H. .Taokson, Mrs. D.ana Estes (matronlzuig a largo party), Jlrs. Louise Chandler Moulton, Mr. T..D.Barroll, with several others ot tho Cadet theatricals committee, Mr. Percival Everett, Jlr. IL JL Pitt, Mr. and Jlrs. Selingor, Jliss Evelyn Campbell of tho Museum company, and Jlr. Forest Robinson, tho actor. -Tho Club of Sixty will give their first assembly at Pierce Hall on Tuesday evening, Doc. 10, from8 to 12o'olock. Choeney's orchestra will tilay. --Jlrs.Loslio Carter wears threo exquisite costumes in tho "Ugly Duckling," at tho Hollis this wook. TbofirstJB apinkcrepe de chine, heavily trimmed with ontre deux lace, having a wide tucked fiounco at the bottom ot tho skirt, trimmed in tho same ninnner. The round skirt is gatliored in at the �waist, and over it is worn a wide holt that resembles gold and silver arinor. The hat and cloak �worn when she first enters lire gray. Tho hat is a gray felt Gainoa-borough, trimmed with gray feathers; tho cloak, a long carriage wriii), is of gray broadcloth, lined with pink, .and with a cliincliilla collar. In tho second act, in tho ballroom scene, the gown is of palo mauve satin, with lace set in a design running up the skirt, embroidered with crystals and stones. The cloak worn over tho ball dress m the third act is ot velvet cloth, made with a deep yoke, and lined with raauvo feathers. It is embroidered in silver and crystals, luid the bottom of tho waist is outlined with a fringe of stones to match the eni-broidory. Tlio last gown is of blue crepe do chine. Over the waist is worn a niini.a-turo Spanish jacket of pink velvet, embroidered with turquoise .and gold, coming over tho shoulders and imder tlie arms. The collar is a "turn over." euibroiderod with turquoise outside, with pink tips standing up above tho nock. -New fur capes, Fileno's, 10 Winter st. -Mr. Clark can hardly supply the demand for his now Blue Book for 'Ul, which is eagerly caught up for a Christmas gift. As heretofore, it contains a coiiipleto and exhaustive directory ot tho Buck Bay section, alphahotically arranged. Directories ot the South End, Highlands, Sonth Boston. Charlestown, .Tanuiica Plain, Dorchester, Brookline and Cumhridee are also given, and tho work besides contains directories of tho Boston clubs, complete theatre plans and much other information of value. It is a unique publication, and cannot be spared from any well-or<lored household. --Galvin, at his Trcmont st. and Vendome stores, bus an unusually attractive display of tlowors for the season. His roses, violets, carnations, and all the choice varieties of cut (lowers, aro to be found in greatest variety, and ho has likewise a rare collection ot potted plant", such as cyclamen, palms, ferns, aspidostria, dracena. india rubber trees, etc. He is making novel arrangements for (1hri.stma.s decoration, and to tliis branch of his bu.sinoss will pay more attention than ever before. His list of advance orders is already very large. KOMB UlTOEH, KEBO. What Mrs, Clorelond Beads. Send 25 cents tc tho ladies' Home Magazine. Philadelphia. Ponn., and tlioy ^^ill send you tbe Magnziue for a whole y�ir, and a premium worth noaily S2, monthly. It is the most wonderful offer yet made. Thb ChristiuM present that Is sure to please a bright boy or girl is a copy of 'Politics." At all toy Btor.^ $1.00. May be tho Noxt Grand Speotaolo Which Barnum and Bailey Will Produce att Oakland Garden. This IS the time of year �when outdoor amusement managers begin to prospect for tho coming spring and summer and already-much speculation is being indulged in as to what will bo offered next sea-son atOaklaud.^ Garden. The tremendous success at.tondins; the production of tho "Fall of Babylon" lasti summer has encouraged an unnsually largo crop of warm woathor o.xhibltiou sonemes, but until Barnum and Bailey decide their programmo the lessor lights must romaiu in a state of moro or loss indecision, for if the famous showmen should proaont "Rome Under Nero." it would centralize amusement going Ne^w England on Oakltmd Gwden, if tne suoces.s of this spectacle elsewhere can bo accepted as a criterion. As tho proceedings instituted by some reaidents on Erie St. against Oakland (harden havo thus far proved practically fruitless, there seems no obstacle in the way of a continuanoo of the spectacular productions. It will be remembered tbati these residents petitioned, through their counsel, Jlr. F. A. Perry, for an injunction restraining the oxhibitions at Oakland Garden, and that at the hearing, where Mr. Jlolvin O. Adams represented Barnum Hi Bailey, Judge Knowlton promptly refused to grant tho injunction without oven calling on the defendants to answer. .Me.Tjiwhilean investigation �was nendina before the Board of Aldermen, on the pati. tion of these same Erie st, residents for n revocation of tho granted Oakland Garden. Tho board, after numerous hearings given tho petitioners and their wit-" nesses, decided that Jlr. Perry's clients had not shown sullicient causa for interferenoa, and, gavo. them permission to withdraw' their petition. Complaint was also lodged with tho health donartmont ag.ainst tho garden, but after investigations tho health olficers reported everything in anprovetl-condition. A few days ago counsel tor tho petitioners moved to havo their hill in equity, which prays for a permanent injunction and damages, sot down tor au : early hearing, but Judge Charles Allen do-cided that inasmuch as the petitioners had seen fit to bring actions at common law, only recently, he would not hoar the in-�'unctioii suit, nor set for trial, but oontinua t to await the trial of tlio suits at common aw, remarking that the decision ot a jiu-y might decide the whole case, to his mind. As tlieso suits cannot come up in tho ordinary course of business luitil next October, Barnum & Btiiley can continue tho r spectacles to tho editication ot their thousands of patrons next summer before any bearing can bo had upon any part ot tlia Utisration. It is to be expected, therefore, with entire confidence, that Barnum & Bailey will continue their grand productions, and JIana.ger Frank Perloy, who ia rapidly arranging preliminary matters, say.s that everything necessary will be decided on at an oarly day. These ontertainineuts ineau a boom to retail interests by bringing to Boston thousands of excursionists who avail themsolves of our large stores for shopping, and thus stimulato an othor-niso dull mercantile season. thk jolly hew g.vms. Play "Innocknok Abroad." It is handsome, laughable, odd, and tho most popular game of the year. Tho "LvNOCENCi!; Abroad" Game is sold everywhere. Price S1.25. Don't read Osgood's ad. on 2Gth page. 0. k. W. GrGsby & Son, Corner of Avon and Wasiilngton Sts. CA.KKY ONE OP THE Larpst M Mil Stocts Of Ladies' and Gentlemen's WALTHAM AND ELGIN Witli" prices within tUc range o� all. All Watthes guaranteed. . A. W. Crosby & Son, 474 Washington St., 0pp. Temple PL 34 West Street. 1 A81C