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THE WASSHTGTOH HEEALD, STHTDAT, XA&CH 26, 1911.
News and Gossip of Fraternal Societies
The National Literary Society present
ed John Madison Morton's farce comedy
entitled "Box and Cox" before a large
audience last week at the National Rifles
Armory. The officers of the society are
Irving Handler, president; Abraham Ro
senberg, vice president; Harry H- Semes,
secretary; William H. Steinberg, treas
urer, and Samuel Gelber. sergeant-at-arzns.
Kit Carson Post, No. 2, Department of
the Potomac, G. . A. R., celebrated its
forty-fourth anniversary last -week at
Grand Army HalL H. B. F. Macfariand
was the speaker of the evening, having
been invited to talk on the younger gen
eration. He spoke of the patriotism and
promptness with which the old soldiers'
sons of the North and South rallied when
the Spanish-American war broke out.
and pointed out that when it became
necessary to protect this country the
true patriotic blood of the old soldiers
still runs in the youth of our land. Col.
John McElroy gave a history of Kit
Carson and of the post which bears that
name, mentioning some of the prominent
men who are members of Kit Carson
Post. Addresses were also made by S.
S. Burdette. past commander-in-chief of
the G. A. R., and others. The commit
tee having the affair In charge was com
' posed of CoL G. F. Kniflln. chairman; E.
H. Holbrook, and Col. John McElroy.
The Alumni Association of Dickinson
College, at a meeting WMnesday night
at Freund's. made arrangements for the
first annual banquet of tr-e organization,
to be held April 21. This association was
formed February 19, and Its membership
has now grown to seventy-five. Dr T
W. Tudor, who graduate with the class
of IS50. was present. The committee
appointed to procure speakers and make
final arrangements for the feast is com
posed of H N. Levy, chairman. J.
Strayer. John E. Taylor, and Frederick
Richard J Harden Camp. No. 2.
United Spanish War Veterans, at its
meeting at Eagles Hall, indorsed the
movement now on foot for the reinstate
ment of the army canteen. Those who
took part in the discussion compared
the conditions in the poss since the can
teen has been abolished as much worse
than before, as the men now go to the
grog shops Just outside the posts, where
no restraints whatever are placed upon
them. When the canttn was in the
posts, it was in charge of a noncotn
mi"?sIoned officer, who was held respon-
sible for the conduct of the men. Three
new recruits were taken into the camp,
as follows: B F Durr, who served in
Company A, Eighth Pennsylvania Volun
teer Infantry; H F . Meister. retired
sergeant major of the Fourth United
States Artillery, and D. T. Phillips, ser
geant of Troop F. Seventh United States
Equal Lodge. No 17. Knights of Pythias,
conferred the rank of knight upon one
candidate at its meeting Monday night
at Pythian Temple. The initiatory cere
monies were followed by a social hour,
and addresses were made by Grand
Keeper of Records and Seal H. J Gas
son. Grand Master-at-arms Robert
Sroufc, and Past Grand Chancellors H.
P Willey. Albert Kahlert, and Claude H
Ouray Council, No. 1890, Royal Arca
num, gave a smoker in honor of Grand
Regent Harry G. Lenz, following the
initiation and regular business session at
Pythian Temple Monday night. Eight
candidates were initiated, and addresses
were made by Grand Regent Lenz, Past
Grand Regent George S. Britt. Claude R.
Zapponc, member of Supreme Council,
and W. L. Buckley, of the Hospital Bed
Fund Association. James E Day was
elected to represent the council in the
Grand Council, which convenes in its
seventeenth annual session at the new
Masonic Temple April 3 and 4. Grand
Regent Lenz, in his address, talked espe
cially to the new members and gave
them a short history of the work of the
order, and urged them to co-operate Jn
keeping Ouray Council up to its usual
high standard. Announcement was made
that arrangements are now in progress
for an excursion to Marshall Hall in
June under the auspices of the Hospital
Bed Fund Association.
District Hive, No. 8, Ladles of the Mac
cabees of the World, at its meeing Mon
day night, at Pythian Temple, conferred
the ritualistic degrees upon one candidate.
Arrangements were made to give a euchre
party May 1. The comittee was appointed
as follows: Mrs. Mary Bucker, chairman;
Mrs. Florence David, Mrs. Gwendoline
Bucker. Mrs. Estelle Kahlert. Mrs. Mollie
Mitchell, Mrs. Lola Newman, and Mrs.
Columbia Lodge. No. 26. Knights of Py
thias, entertained the degree team of
Union Lodge at Its meeting Wednesday
night. G. W. Haley was master of work
and the rank of knight was conferred on
one candidate and the rank of esquire
was conferred upon two candidates. The
work was conferred by Union Lodge de
gree team, and it was followed by ad
dresses by several of the visitors.
Elm Camp, No. 8. Woodmen of the
World, at its meeting Wednesday night
at the old Masonic Temple, initiated a
class of eleven candidates. Capt. J. C
McConnell had charge of the ceremonies.
He was assisted by Maj. George Sunday
and the regular team of sixteen men. The
delegates of the camp to the Head Camp
convention at Roanoke, Va., March 14, 15,
and 16 were present and made very in
teresting reports of the sessions of the
Head Camp. Visitors were present from
various, other camps in the District, and
the initiatory ceremonies were followed
by a smoker and social hour.
Washington Aerie. No. 123, Fraternal
Order of Eagles, will hold its eighth
memorial service in honor of its deceased
members to-night at the New National
Theater at S o'clock. The following are
the honored dead:
William R. Bell, Grave Dnuow. Wflham It
Rcacan. Clarence W. Smith. John E. Whilen.
Krank SL Street, Jim C MoGitt. Thomas Roonej,
John B. Conway. Krank A. Clark. John Ilcnr.tnc.
Herman Kahn. Randolph H. Gibbs. Thomas T.
Klemuis. John H. Cole. Chaiies S. BrrJsford, John
H. Linkina. Richard Rjan. John Riexan. Harrr 3.
Marriam, Edw. K. Hani. Walter K. Richer.
Thomas P. Hartijan. Edw Beehl, Giles Worster.
Moms F. Doe. E. K. Levy, Joseph Murphy. John
J. Sheehan. Joseph P Pegu, J. Thomas Wade,
Joarpa P. Buckler. Barry A. Hooter, Claude M.
Wrwht, Frank D. Coyle. James J. Bellew. Isidore
Paranru. Or. William R. Pcwton, Herman Isaac,
James H. Dunn, Dr. H. T. Butts. J. D. O'Ueara.
Joseph C Auth. Charles T. Morgan. V. D. Bheahan.
John J. Cusack. M. P. McCarthy. John M. Prinze,
and Charles H. Childress.
Lincoln Camp, No. 2, Sons of Veterans,
gave a banquet and smoker Friday night
at 419 Tenth street northwest. There was
a large attendance of members. Ar
rangements were made to hold a memo
rial service on the death of President
Lincoln, at First Presbyterian Church.
Friday night, April 14.
Columbia Conclave. No. 11, Improved
Order of Heptasophs. at its meeting
Tuesday night in Eagles' Hall, initiated
three candidates and took favorable ac
tion upon one application for member
ship. There was a large attendance of
the members and several visitors were
present from other conclaves. S. M.
Bankard had charge of the initiator
Friendship Temple. No. 9, Pythian Sis
ters, elected representatives to the Grand
Lodge of tho order at their regular meet
ing Wednesday night at Pythian Temple.
One candidate was taken into member
ship In the 'temple and four applications
for membership were received and actod
upon favorably. The sessions of the
Grand Lodge -will bo held in this city
March 90, and the representatives of this
temple are Mrs. Ida Crown and Mrs.
Tlllie Rock, with Mrs. S. H. Bassett and
Mrs. Claude Woodward as alternates.
The Phil Sheridan Women's ReHef
Corps tendered its fourth annual banquet
to the members of Phil Sheridan Post.
No. 14, Department of the Potomac, Q.
A. R., Wednesday night at Grand Army
Hall. The hall was beautifully decorated
with emblems of the post and corps. Old
Glory and palms, and ferns. The ban
quet was Informal, and was a family af
fair, the members of the two organiza
tions and their families being present.
Mrs. Isabel Bontz, president of tho corps,
acted as toastmlstress. E. A. Lang ren
dered several patriotic songs, and Mrs.
Agnes L. Keeler, department president,
gave a recitation. L D. Williamson, com
mander of the post, responded to a toast
on the post, and Mrs. I. W. Ball gave
a toast to the flag. CoL John McElroy
raited Thomas B. Reed's poem. "The
Brave at Home," and applied it to the
women of the Women's Relief Corps. He
said that the corps has worked faithfully
and w-cll and that the 165.000 members of
the corps have raised $3,500,000 for the
relief of veterans and widows since their
organization. Charles S. Garrett gave
a toast to the corps, and said the post
had Improved greatly since the corps
was organized. The banquet closed with
"Marching Through Georgia," sung by
the entire company present Mrs. O. H.
Oldroyd was chairman of the committee
which had charge of the banquet She
was assisted by the executive committee
and ladies of the corps.
Columbia Lodge, No. 26. Knights of
Pythias, was well represented at Its last
convention, Wednesday evening, when
Union Lodge, No. 22. headed by its mas
ter of work. Dr. J. M. Ramsay, con
ferred the rank of knight upon two can
didates, by Invitation. The rank of
knight will be conferred on two more at
its next meeting.
Harmony Lodge, No. 21. conferred the
rank of knight on two candidates at its
last meeting, Thursday evening, with a
large number of members and visitor
Myrtle Lodge, No. 25. had a well at
tended meeting Tuesday evening, among
tho visitors present being Grand Vice
Chancellor George W. Haley. Grand
Prelate Charles W. Henderson, and W.
C Dean. Several brothers addressed the
lodge, and the meeting closed with a
A meeting of the Grand Council was
held Wednesday evening for the purpose
of taking action upon an invitation ex
tended to that body by tho two Uniform
Rank companies to be present at a com
plimentary dance on March 20, in honor
of the two temples of Pythla Sisters.
The invitation was accepted.
Minnehaha Lodge. No. 1. International
Order of Good Templars, met in Pythian
Temple Tuesday evening and was visited
by members of Perseverance and Excel
sior Lodges. I. L. Corby, past grand
chief, and Jesse C. Suter, grand coun
selor, presided in turn. Considerable
business was transacted in furtherance
of a plan recently adopted to meet each
alternate week In some Good Templar
home. Mrs. Olive Dinwiddle, chairman
of committee on good of the order, pre
sented the initial number of Minnehaha
Lodge Bulletin, explained Its special fea
tures, and read from Its pages. Ad
dresses and readings were given com
memorative of the anniversaries of Neal
Dow and John B. Finch, two departed II
lustrous figures in Good Templar history,
whose natal days come in March. Among
those participating in the patriotic exer-
WINNERS OF PRIZES IN
The Washington Herald s Geographical Puzzle
IN LAST SUNDAY'S EDITION.
To Miss Gladys McGrew, 51 Randolph place
northwest, belongs the honor of having the only
correct answers to the Geographical Puzzle pub
lished in last Sunday's edition of The Washing
ton Herald. She may well be proud of this dis
tinction, as her answers were in competition with
oyer 700 others. The remaining fourteen prize
winners were taken from those having answers
nearest correct. The correct answers and names
of winners are as follows :
PENNSYLVANIA TOWNS, NO. 1.
1. Bell Camp (Bell, Camp).
2. Fisher, Fish House (Fisher, Fish, House).
:j. Canoe Creek (Canoe, Creek).
4'. Cabane (Cab, an E).
5. Cabel (C, a bell).
6. Fountain-Woods (Fountain, Woods).
7. Burds (Birds).
8. Chaney, Locktown (Chain, E, Lock, Town).
Mlaa Gladya MeGrevr.
Law. A. Wldmayer.
Mlaa Anna Finch.
J. T. Knight.
John J. O'Oay.
E-va M. Pratt.
William Van Qoaklrk.
DrUka J. Schneider;
W. M. Whiting.
Martha M. Hoyt.
Mlaa Effle Albright.
Mr. J. C. Whitehead.
J. O. Dnrnbam.
cises were Mrs. Edith Dinwiddle, Mrs.
Corby, Mrs. Susan Crown, Miss Laura R.
Church. Miss Kathcrlne Whitcomb. and
Messrs. Suter, Corby, and Russell.
Perseverance Lodge, No. 2. I. O. G. T.,
held Its recent meeting In Masonic Tem
ple, F street, with doors open. Louis
Graves, chief templar, directed proceed
ings. Among Its visitors were A. E Shoe
maker, deputy International chief; A. B.
White, grand marshal and chief tem
lar of Loyal Lodge, and a delegation from
Minnehaha Lodge. The programme, ar
ranged by Mrs. Wilkinson, included violin
solos by Profs. Castcrlinc and Carrollj
recitations by Mr. White, a sword dance
by Master and Miss Ramsar, pupils of
Miss Madiline Smlthson; addresses by
Messrs. Shoemaker. I. L Corby, and
others, and song and dance by the Misses
Lila Smlthson, Margaret Stokes, Norma
Barnard, and Murgaret Cunningham.
Refreshments were served.
Rathbone Superior Idge. No. 29,
Knights of Pythias, at its meeting Friday
night in Pythian Temple, heard an ad
dress by Judge William R. Harr, Assist
ant Attorney General and a member of
tho lodge, on the early history of the
Department of Justice. Dr. W. F. R.
Phillips, chancellor commander, presided
and Introduced Judge Harr. The address
of Judge Harr wai very Interesting to
those unfamiliar with the workings of
one of the most Important departments of
our government. Grand chancellor of the
order of the District, Samuel H. Bas
sett. was present.
At a meeting of officers of the Wash
ington Division of the True Reformers it
was decided to hold four large mass
meetings to stimulate Interest in aiding
the Grand Fountain in raising $37,000
within the next month and a half, so that
the insurance department can so adjust
its afTairs as to meet the requirements
of the State of Virginia, have the recent
order ot suspension lifted, and again be
gin business. The local division has re
ceived the assurance of encouragement
from the following well-known race lead
ers. Rev. W. J. Howard. Rev. I. N.
Ross, F. M. Murray, Rev. W. P. Gib
bons, Dr. C. W. Chllds, Rev. Logan John
son, Drr W. R. Scott, Rev. A. C. Gar
ner, Mrs. Bessie B. Anderson. W. L.
Houston. Daniel Freeman, Rev. J. A.
Taylor. Rev. W. D. Jarvls, James W. Poe,
John W. Lewis. Rev. S. L Corrothers,
Rev. J. M. Waldron, and John C Dancy.
It was decided to hold a woman's big
mass meeting on Sunday, April 2. The
division secretary. Mrs. Sarah F. Lewis,
will preside. Chief W. R. Griffin stated
that he will attend a mecUng of the board
of directors In Richmond on April 15.
Elka Mtnntrrla to Perform.
The Elks' Minstrels, composed of mem
bers of Washington Lodge, No. 15, B. P.
O. E., will give their annual perform
ance at one of the local theaters early in
April, and the proceeds will be used to
give the orphans of this ctiy an outing
on June 13.
The flrst part of the minstrel show
will be in the nature of an innovation.
While it retains the atmosphere of min
strelsy. It will embody many novel and
original features. Music ranging from
grand opera to ragtime will be sung in
ensemble and as solos, and the minstrels
will have the assistance of the Marine
Band Orchestra. The very best singers
and comedians of this city are members
of the organization, and Stags Manager
Frank Rebstock is highly pleased with
the talent he has secured from the names
The comedians of the show are James
A. Balderson, John J. Gorman. Stephen
P. Lant. and Harry Vollmer; the vocal
ists, James A. Clinton, Charles E. My
ars. Roland R. Roderick. Melville Hen
sey, Charles W Moore, and Frank Reb
stock. assisted by a selected male choir
of fifty voices.
The olio will be made up of profes
fesslonal performers appearing at thea
ters in this city and Baltimore, and Mgr.
Fred J. Mersheimer is confident that this
performance will eclipse all former efforts
of the benevolent order he represents.
The Elks' minstrels will also play in
Baltimore, Annapolis, and Alexandria
and will end their season May 1 by giv
'ng a "stag night" in tho auditorium of
Notes of Local Clubdom
A large number of members of Con
tinental Chapter, D. A. R., and their
friends were present at a meeting at
the Ebbitt House last Monday, when
Hon. Byron J. Price, deputy auditor for
'the Navy Department, read a paper on
"Our navy," reviewing the history of the
United States navy 3lnce the time of
John Paul Jones. Mrs. Small wood, state
regent, and Mrs. Ellen Sptncer Mussey
talked on the work being done by the
D. A. R. A paper on the life of Mary
Washington was read by Miss Lillian
Messenger. Several songs were sung,
following which a social meeting was
The Excelsior Literary Club met at
the residence of Mrs. M. J. Ferren, 27
T street northwest. Tho president. Mrs.
Baker, being absent on account of ill
ness, the hostess, being first vice presi
dent, was called upon to preside over
Following tho regular order of business,
reports were made of members who were
ill, .to whom flowers had been sent, along
with cheering and sympathetic letter?.
At this meeting tho club was favored
with two especially fine and interesting
papers. The flrst -of these was read by
Miss Chamberlain, of Cambridge, Mass.,
the subject being "Stockholm ana Sub
urbs," Its settlement and the life. In
terests, and amusements of Its inhabi
tants being closely drawn and abounding
in local color. Little could be added to
this essay in the discussion that followed,
save the expressed appreciation and
pleasure of those who heard It read.
A sketch of "Jennie LInd" was then
read by Mrs. Trauty, which in Itself wa3
a poem, though written in prose, and a
most beautiful tribute to the life and
memory af that wonderful song bird of
Having at a previous meeting decided
upon the study of Holland for next year,
a preliminary selection and arrangement
of topics for the new study was ofTered,
subject to such change as may seem ad
visable by further research and the
judgment of the Yearbook committee.
Refreshments were served. Thirty mem
bers and several guests were present.
The District conference of the Daugh
ters of the American RevoIuUon will be
held at tho Shoreham Tuesday, April 4,
at 10:30 a. m.
President Frank M. Hoadley called the
meeUng of the Potomac Literary Club
to order last Tuesday evening at 522 Sixth
street northwest, and after the disposi
tion of unfinished business presented as
the speaker of the evening Mr. E. B.
Thompson, of the United States Recla
The large audience appropriately testi
fied to the popularity of the lecture. As
no words can describe a great painting,
so with the beauUful views of nature,
as shown In their natural colors by the
Ltmere process of photography, which
Mr. Thompson exhibited of scenes in his
trip from the flower gardens of the Se
attle ExposlUon. through the fruit coun
try of the great Northwest, and along
the hazardous trails of snow to the sum
mit of Mount Rainier, Washington, one
of the highest peaks In America. He
showed snow eels vying with beauUful
flowers bursting forth in the sun through
the white crust, pictures of snow ava
lanches, great crevices, of sunrise and
sunsets, and scenes along the pretty
water courses among the San Juan Is
lands In Puget Sound, which made his
auditors think they were actually travel
ing over the wondrous country described.
Mr. Thompson was followed by Miss
Bessie Lelnbach. who played a piano solo.
Miss Elsie Holmes then sang a soprano
solo, "The Swallows." accompanied by
Miss Zula F. Pence on the piano, after
which Mr. Fred E. Barbour pleased with
his recitations of "Tommy Atkins." from
Kipling: Bret Hartc's "Dawes' Flat."
Miss Gertrude Lyddane and Miss Mary
Wild then sang a duet. "Where the Stars
Are Shining." and were followed by Dr.
W. E. Dieffenderfer. who played a cornet
solo. Shuberfs "Serenade," accompanied
by Mrs. Dieffenderfer on the piano, and
responded with "The Rosary."
Mr. Thompson and the other contribu
tors to the evening's programme wera
extended a vote of thanks, after which
refreshments were served. The president
announced the following refreshment
committee for the Easter meeting: Miss
Ina V. Hotchklss, Mrs. Kate V. Johnson.
Mr. Paul D. Wollard, Mr. Charles C.
Wagner, and Mr. Scth A. Terry.
The members of Parzella Circle met
Wednesday evening at the home of Mr.
and Mr?. E. V. Carr, 61(H4 Park road
northwest. Addresses were made by Mrs.
Florence DIcudonne, Mrs. C C. Dicu
donnc. and Mr. E,. V. Carr. An interest
ing musical programme was givn.
The Short Story Club met at 522 Sixth
street northwest last Wednesday evening,
with Mrs. T. B. Young, vice president.
In charge of the programme. Mrs. Apple
ton Clark, jr.. gave two storiettes, "The
Sunflower House." and "How Willy Ann
Came Near Being It." both charmingly
told, redolent with humor, and winning
appreciative applause. Miss Evangeline
McGroarity contributed a clever paper on
her recent European trip, which was much
enjoyed. "The personal experiences of
a summer boarder," as related by Mrs.
Mlra M. Mctcalfs trend of humor, caused
an uproar. Harry W. Selah told a num
ber of amusing anecdotes, and Mrs. Rosa
L. Townshend gave a dialect recItaUon.
"Don't Bo What You Ain't," and in re
sponse gave a dialect recitation, recited
"The Balky Mule." "That Old Sweet
heart of Mine." by James Whitcomb
Riley, was feelingly recited by Arthur B.
White, followed by an encore. Miss
Gladys McGarry and Mrs. McGarry
pleased with a violin and piano duet as
an opening number. Mr. Edwin Hinets.
who has a fine tenor voice, met with the
heartiest applause in his various rendi
tions as soloist, among his numbers being
an aria from "Carmen," "Then You'll
Remember Me," and "The Barber of Se
ville." His sympathetic accompanist was
Mrs. Marguerite Collier.
The Washington colony of New England
women Is interesting itself In the work of
the Southern Industrial Educational As
sociation among "The American High
landers" In the Southern Appalachian re
gion, and at a recent meeting held at tho
Washington Seminary, 2107 S street, with
Mrs. George T. Smallwood as hostess, ln
teresUng addresses relaUng to the cdu
caUonal and Industrial needs of these
people were given by Mrs. Ogden E. Ed
wards, of North Carolina, and Mrs. Mar
tha S. Gielow. Mrs. Chaney, president of
the colony, presided over the meeting,
and there was an an excellent attendance
The regular monthly meeUng of the
Guadalupe Club was held Monday at the
home of Mrs. Sanders Johnston. The
house was profusely decorated with tho
club colors green, white, and red. After
the business was over an Interesting
paper, "The causes of the Mexican war
and the batUe of Monterey," was read
by Rev. George Williamson Smith, an oil
friend of the hostess, followed by delight
ful Impromptu talk by Gen. Gibson, a
Mexican war veteran. Mrs. Gerry read
the poem, "The Bivouac of tho Dead,"
by O'Hara, and "The Maid of Monterey "
The success of the evening was greatly
due to the efforts of Mrs. John S. Blair,
a valued member of the club and chair
man of the entertainment committee.
Roosevelt to Revisit Scandinavia.
Copenhagen. March 25. It is reported
that Col. Theodore Roosevelt will revisit
Scandinavia during the coming summer.
It is said that he will attend the Olympic
games at Stockholm and afterward ba
the guest of Maurice F. Egan. the
United States Minister at Copenhagen.
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is that all answers must be received at The Washington Herald office on or be
fore Thursday following publication of puzzle. The contest is open to every
body. Any person may send in one or more answers, but each must be on a
different slip, and each slip must stand on its own merit that is, if a person
were to send in ten lists, and the ten collectively have all the correct answers,
the person will not win. To be correct, a single list must have them all right.
Each picture contains cither one or two names, never more than two. When
there are two, both should be given. Only one prize will be awarded to any
one person, but other members of the family are not debarred from the con
test No object or figures should be "used more than once.
When the number of correct answers exceeds the number of prizes offered,
the prizes will be awarded to the neatest and best appearing answers. The
coupon is printed for the convenience of solvers and to facilitate the work in the
Puzzle Department, but the solvers are not required to make use of it An
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