"Gridiron Women" hold frolic while men fete President at Press Club. Washington, D.C., Dec. 16. While the Gridiron Club of Washington is holding its annual dinner for the Presdient at the National Press Club, women officials, newspaper women, and wives of members and guests of the Gridiron Club, dubbed "gridiron Widows" by Mrs. Roosevelt, will gather at the White House for their own party. five "impossible moments" in the highest official and social circles of Washington will be presented in gag form. More, one of those moments is built around the forthcoming visit of the British king and queen, and is the "Cummings Courtesy Class" in which Mrs. Homer S. Cummings, the one Cabinet lady who has been presented at the Court of St. James', drills her fellow cabinet ladies in their prospective duties. The ladies are exhausted after one of the sessions. They are: Mrs. Ickes - Violet Sweethaven, Mrs. Wallce - Vesta Cummings, Mrs. Perkins - Doris Fleeson, Mrs. Morganthau - Jane Eads, Mrs. Hull - Ruth Jones, Mrs. Cummings - Beth Campbell, Mrs. Woodring - Dudley Hermon, Mrs. Farley - Bab Lincoln, Mrs. Swanson - Julia Bonwitt, Mrs. Rober - Mary Hornaday. Mrs. Ickes, still poppy, is doing a dance step and asking, "Can't we swing it a little?"
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