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Dance of the Bachelors 1894
Brilliant Scenes at their Ball in the Waldorf
The bachelors' ball which took
place at the Waldorf last night
will occupy a lasting and notable
place in the annals of the social
functions of this city. From the
standpoint of exclusiveness alone
the ball deserves to rank among
the smartest of the smart affairs
of the season. The dance was full
of vivacity. But the ball will be
chiefly remembered for the
exquisite and unique beauty of the
decorations of the several rooms
set aside for the use of the
guests independently of the
ballroom. These decorations were
designed and supervised by G. C.
Boldt, the manager of the Waldorf.
The corridor at the northern
end of the ballroom and the
conservatory at the western end of
the room were converted into bits
of fairyland in the way as were
the entrances for the guests. In
the conservatory, however,
electric morning glories took the
place of the parli-colored lights
in the entrance ways. The ballroom
itself was not decorated.
Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Appleton, Mr. and Mrs. Ward McAllister, Miss McAllister, Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Baylies, Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Bend, Mrs. Bend, Miss Brewster, Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Bacon, Jr., C.C. Baldwin, J.D.R. Baldwin, Miss Baldwin, Miss Edith Bishop, E. H. Bulkleley, Gen. and Mrs. Lloyd Bryce, James L. Breese, Mr. and Mrs. William Burden, Henry W. Biby, Mr. and Mrs.. H. Le Grand Cannon, Sir Roderick Cameron, the Misses Cameron, T.F. Cushing, Miss Cushing, Miss Clews, Col. and Mrs. S.V.R. Cruger, Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Dyer, Jr., Mr. George Vanderbilt, the Misses Whitney, Miss L. de P. Webb, Miss Marie Winthrop, Dr. and Mrs. W. Seward Webb, Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Waterbury, Miss Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Wilmerding, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Davis, the Misses Duer, Mr. and Mrs. Reginald De Koven, Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Elliot, John G. Furman, Miss Fellows, Mr. and Mrs. George D. Forrest, Mr. and Mrs. C.G. Francklyn, Mr. Gilbert, Miss Fair, C. Grand Le Farge, Commodore and Mrs. Gerry, F. Gray Griswold, Miss Marie Rose De Garmendia, Miss Greenleaf.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Havemeyer, Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Havemeyer, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. J. Borden Harriman, Robert L. Hargous, Col. and Mrs. William Jay, Miss Sybil Kane, S. Nicholson Kay, Miss Kipp, Miss Anita Lawrence, the Misses Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. James Lawrence, William Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. J.F.D. Lanier, Miss Maud Livingston, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Mortimer, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mortimer, Mr. Peter Mable, the Misses Chanler, Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Potter, Mr. and Mrs. F.K. Pendleton, Julian Potter, Alfred Post, Miss Post, Miss Eleanor Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Whitelaw Reid, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Dillon Ripley, Mr. and Mrs. Karrick Z. Riggs, Francis B. Riggs, Mrs. Paran Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Story, Miss Sybil Sherman, Mr. Appleton Smith, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Sloane, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sloane, the Misses Sloane, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stevens, Mr. G.N. Tooker, Miss Tooker, Mr. and Mrs. H.A.C. Taylor, William Tiffany.
The out-of-town guests included
Mr. and Mrs. T.S. Bradlee,
Llewellyn Barry, the Misses Brice,
Miss Louisa Cushing, Miss Olivia
Cushing, Albert Fairfax, John
Ford, Miss Goddard, R.B. Hay,
Capt. Helbert, Mr. and Mrs. John
H. Livingston, Miss Katherine
Livingston, Mr. and Mrs. F.H.
Prince, Count Sierstorpff, William
Rathbone, Dr. Archibald G.
Thompson, Miss Sara Thompson,
Frank Thompson, Miss Anne
Thompson, Miss Willing, Count de
Laugier Rillar, the Marquis de
Pateuad, Mr. and Mrs. Henry D.
Burnham, Miss Marie Stirling, Mr.
and Mrs. Bacon, J. Gennadius,
Baron von Hoffmann, Miss Palfrey,
Bryce Allen, Edward Gray.