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THE WASHINGTON HERALD, WEDNESDAY, APEIL 12, 1911.
WOODWARD & LOTHROP.
New York-WASHINGTON Paris.
Of Especial Interest to Easter Shoppers
Are the various departments on the Fifth Floor, including Chinarvare, Cut Glass
Housewares, &c.
We feature the articles below because of their intimate connection with the Easter
season and the interest that has been manifested in them. All sections give evidence of
extensive preparations and prices are reasonable throughout.
Cut Glass for the Easter Table
Beautifully mo'deled in dainty new patterns; flaw
less crystal, clear and of unusual brilliancy. All pieces
are first quality, richly cut, and carry the stamp of
excellence and good taste. An inspection is invited.
Flower Vases $1.35 up
Salad Bowls 5Z45 up
Water Pitchers $2.50 up
ReEsh Dishes S2.00 up
Handled Olive Dishes.5 1.00 up
Low Jelly Comports. .$1.75 up
Pickle Trajs $1.00 up
Ice Cream Trays .... $4.50 up
Oval Fruit Dishes. . .$1.95 up
Tobacco Jars $6.50 up
Whipped Cream Bowls$2.50 up
Ice Tubs $4.50 up
8-piece Whisky Sets. .$7.25 up
7-piece Water Sets. . .$5.25 up
Special in "Colonial" Glass Table
Tumblers.
We have jnst received a large lot of "Colonial"
Glass Table Tumblers, and offer them at a reduced
price. A good, substantial weight, made of clear glass
with ground bottoms. Because of the endurance of
this glass it is especially desirable for daily use.
48c the Dozen. Value, 60c
Easter Flower Vases.
Shapes and styles for both long and short stem
flowers in great variety. The occasion demands that we
be well prepared and we arc, better than ever before.
Price range is very great the items not being in
dicative of the extensive stock
Trumpet Shapes Colo
nial Glass Vases, 8 to 18
inches high, 25c to $1.75
each.
Colonial Glass Vases,
slightly flared tops, 5 to 24
inches high, 15c to $3.25
each. y
Red and Gold Austrian
Glass Vases, 10 to 14
inches high, 35c to 75c
each.
Altar Vases, in colonial
and crystal effects, 10c to
$3.25 each.
Brilliant American Cut
glass Vases, $1.35 to $12.50
each.
Plain Crystal Vases,
flared effect, 9 to 13 inches
high, 35c to 75c each.
Green Traced Crystal
Vases, 7 to 10 inches high,
15c to 35c each.
Austrian Spun Glass
Vases, iridescent effect, 15c
to 65c each.
French Baccarat Glass
Vases, in practical shapes,
$1.00 to $3.25 each.
Austrian Cut-glass Vases,
4 to 20 inches high. 25c to
$1.50 each.
The New "Anco" Pottery.
Very odd and unique ware, in the shape of Pots and
Saucers. Fern Dishes. Jardinieres, and Hanging Baskets.
This ware is new, and closely resembles old ivory in
appearance. Very attractive for decorating rooms fitted
up in mission or weathered cak. Prices are but slightly
in advance of ordinarv earthenware.
Pots and Saucers, 15c to
55c each.
Fern Dishes, 35c each.
Jardinieres, 25c and 35c
each.
Hanging Baskets, 30c to
55c each.
We also have a lot of Hardy and Scotti Ferns,
which we offer in connection with the Jardinieres and
Pots and Saucers 30c and 50c complete.
Easter Candies andNovelties I
Easter Jardinieres.
For the proper arrangement of
Easter plant.-, we have provided a gen
erous variety of Jardinieres, in such
chartcs and designs as will be sure to , 3c. 5c. and 10c each.
rancy vream liggs, in assorted col
ors, at 3c. sc. and 7c each.
Egg Baskets.
In addition to a most complete line A large and comprehensive display
of choice Easter Candies Chocolates 0f 0dd and unique shapes, in a wide
aiiu rtuL .auuics c aic swuwiu.
in several sizes
I Society!
Gen. and Mrs. John W. Foster Entertain About
Twenty Young People Easter Wedding
at Reading of Interest to
Washingtonians.
Cream Eggs, chocolate coated, at
meet with the approval of all who
view them, and they are reasonably
priced.
15c to $6.00 each.
Jelly Eggs, in several sizes, at 15c
the pound.
Marshmallow Chickens. Eggs, and
Rabbits, at ioc the box of 10.
Filth flocr-Tcnth st.
variety of pretty colorings, and at
tractively arranged for easy selec
tion. Every child will want one of
these baskets to carry eggs in to the
White Lot next Monday.
5c to 25c each.
These prices include green excelsior
for filling.
Fifth fioor G st.
WOODWARD & LOTHROP.
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EXPERIMENTS.
These be times of fads and wrinkles, these be hot and restless
days; anything that's new attracts us from the old, time-honored
ways. And the customs of our fathers we, the children, have out
grown ; and the wisdom of the sages seems to us a futile moan.
We must introduce new fashions in the way of government ; we
must claw the constitution till it isn't worth a cent ; and some day
we'll view the errors we are making with a sigh for it isn't safe
to monkey when the goose is hanging high. Here's a country
fat and sassy, where the toiler gets reward, where all men are
free and equal and there's neither serf nor lord; it has grown to
might and glory 'neath the system of our dads, but these latter
day reformers, with an eye upon the scads, with "the people" as
their slogan, say the ancient forms shall die and it's never safe
to monkey when the goose is hanging high. Oh, the people would
be happv if they were but left alone; if the wild-eyed cranks would
never teach them how to wail and groan. They would do their
work and prosper, putting money in the banks, if they only weren't
flim-flammed by experimental cranks, who would tinker with the
law bcoks as she-tailors do with gowns, making hobble constitu
tions, harem laws and handmedowns. If reformers were abolished
we might have a cloudless sky, but they'll always raise Old Harry
when the goose is hanging high. Walt Mason.
(CopjTisiit. 1911, by Gcorje Matthew Adams.)
BROOKLAND HEARS
BEAUTIFYING PLAN
Brown and Saphron Address
Brotherhood deetinr.
President and Mrs. Taft occupied a box
to see Zelda Sears In "The Nest Ess'' last
evening. They were accompanied by Mrs.
Eckstein, their house guest, and MaJ.
Archibald Butt.
Miss Helen Taft was the guest of honor
at dinner last night of Gen. and Mrs.
John W. Foster. There were twenty
young people asked to meet her, includ
ing Miss Catharine Hill, daughter of the
American Ambassador to Germany; Miss
Marie Merrill, who Is accompanying
Miss Hill on her visit to this country, and
Miss Margaret Dulles, their granddaugh
ter, who arrived in Washington yesterday
morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lee, who have
recently returned from Atlantic City, en
tertained at dinner last evening In honor
of Miss Jessie Krogstad and her fiance,
Mr. William Arthur Burton, of Eng
land, whose engagement was announced
last week.
The German Ambassador and Countess
von Bernstorff will go over to New York
next Monday. Countess von Bernstorff,
accompanied by their son. Count Guenther
von Bernstorff, whqcame over here for
the marriage of his sister to Count Pour-
tales, will sail from New York on Tues
day for their home in Germany. The
Ambassador will join his family in July.
The United States Consul General to
Liverpool and Mrs. Horace Lee Washing
ton have arrived In Washington, their
old home, for a two months' vacation.
They are at the Grafton.
An Easter wedding of much impor
tance and Interest In Washington will
be that of Mr. Randolph Stauffer and
Miss Frances Dice, both or Reading. Pa.,
which will take place Wednesday, April
19. Mr. Stauffer has been the frequent
guest of his brother, Mr. John Kcim
Stauffer. Miss Dice Is a daughter of
the first vice president of the Phlladel
I.hia and Reading Railroad. She Is a
hrlllant beauty and a girl of many
accomplishments. Mr. J. K. Stauffer will
bo his brother's best man. and the bride
will have eight bridesmaids and a ma
tron of honor, who will be announced
later with the ushers. The bridegroom
it a nephew of the well-known author
and journalist, Mr. de B. Randolph
Keim, whose daughter. Miss Harriette
de B. Keim. will go to Reading for the
wedding and the festivities preceding It.
Mrs. de B. Randolph Kclm. as hon
orary president general, D. A. R.. will
assist Mrs. Matthew T. Scott, president
general, D. A. R.. at the reception of
the D. A. R. to the S. A. R. in Memorial
Continental Hall, on Monday evening.
April IT. She will also assist the New
York delegaUon to the congress at its
reception to Mrs. William Cummings
Story, who is a nominee for president
general. There are but thirteen honorary 1 Hanna, Mrs. John Hay, Mrs. Robert
vice presidents general of the D. A. R.J Hinckley. Mrs. George Howard. Mrs.
elections taking place only upon the J Galllard Hunt, Mrs. O. H. P. Johnson,
death of one of the officers. J 'rs. Leiter, Mrs. Joseph Lcitcr. Mrs.
. Lodge. Mrs. J. Xdta McGlIl. Mrs. John
The governor of Alaska and Mrs. I R. McLean, Mrs. Henry May, Mrs. W.
Walter E. Clark are spending some time E- Montgomery. Mrs. Theodore Mosher.
at the Shorcham. Mrs. Clark has been ! Mrs- Noble. -Mrs. Oliver. 'the Misses Pat
making a short visit in New York and ! ten- Mrs- Ross l'"ry. Miss Janet
will represent this country as special am
bassador to the coronation. Mr. Ham
mond's sister. Miss Elizabeth Hammond,
will spend the Easter holidays in New
York.
Mr. and Mrs. Reed Knox have gone to
the Knox summer home, at Valley Forge,
Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. George N. Hamlin are
spending the Easter holidays in Atlantic
City, where they are guests at the Chal
fonte. Mrs. W. F. Carpenter and her daugh
ter. Miss Marian Carpenter, of Evanston.
111., are visiting in Washington and are
guests at the Grafton.
Mrs. Henry Spencer, of this city, will
go to Louisville, Ky., the last week In
April to attend the marriage of her
brother, Mr. John W. Price. He will
marry Miss Louise R. Bruce on April 26.
The marriage of Miss Marguerite Pol
leys and Mr. Arthur B. Krock will
tako place Saturday night. April 22. at
S:30 o'clock at the Central Presbyterian
Church, St. Paul, Minn. The ceremony
will bo followed by a reception at the
St. Paul Hotel, from 0 until 11 o'clock.
Miss Polleys Is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. T. A- Polleys. of St. Paul, and Mr.
Krock Is the Washington correspondent
of the Louisville Times. They will make
their future home in this city.
Mrs. I. A. Sagcndorph and Mrs. Eliza
beth Adams, of Phllmont, N. Y., arc
guests of their cousins. Messrs. Louis
and Allan Woulfe, 1115 O street north
west. Mrs. T. P. O'Connor, of London, will
arrive In this city to-morrow from Louis
ville, where she is the guest of Miss Bar
bour Bruce. She will remain here with
relatives for some Mm.
The Paint and Powder Club of Balti
more will give their new operetta, "1492,"
for the benefit of the Christ Child Society
at the New National Theater. Friday
afternoon, April 21, at 2:15 o'clock. The
scene of the operetta Is laid in Spain
and in Baltimore where aristocratic
Mount Vernon place is well produced.
Some of the society women who will act
as patronesses are: Baroness Hengcl
mullcr, Mmc. -usserand, Mrs. Bryce,
Mrs. Sherman. Mrs. Myer, Mrs. Nagel,
Mrs. White, Mrs. Hughes, Scnora Dona
de Calvo. Senora Dona de Riano. Count
ess de Buisseret, Mme. von Lowenthal
Linau. Baroness von Preuschen, Senora
Dona de ITjxuIlu, VIscomtcsse Benolt
rl'Azy. Mrs. Milton E. Alios. Mrs. William
K. Carr, Mrs. John Cropper, the Misses
Cullen. Mrs. John W. Dwight. Mrs.
Maurice F. Egan. Mrs. Thomas M. Gale,
Mrs. George E. Hamilton, Mrs. M. A.
LEGISLATORS' AID
FOR CLERKS' CAUSE
Senator Jones Dwells onHigh
Cost of Living.
That the government clerks are steadily
winning friends among legislators who
will Be asked to grant their requests for
better salaries was evidenced yesterday
at the meeting of the Council of Jewish
Women in Eighth Street Temple, when
Senator Wesley L. Jones, of Washing
ton, spoke on the need of raising the gov
ernment clerks' pay.
Senator Jones laid particular stress on
the increased cost of living during the
past decade and said salaries of the
clerks were the only ones which had not
in a measure kept apace of the times. He
cited the pension plans of the big cor
porations as a standard to which the
government should adjust its employes.
Mrs. Archibald Hopkins spoke of the
welfare work of the Civic Federation,
and the good accomplished among the
poorer classes. A piano solo by Miss
Mildred Rider was followed by a social
hour.
The annua election of officers will be
held in Eighth Street Temple, May 8, at
8 o'clock.
'CABMEN" IS WELL SUNG.
French Grand Opera Company De
lights Belasco Audience.
"CAItMENV
Romantic fieri In four acta br F. Bizet. Or
chestra under the direction of M. de la, Faentc
Dan Jav. & brieidier M. Monti
flvamillo, a. tcrrador M. MonUno
Zurto. a captain M. Caillol
Lo Doncaire "I r M. Bechade
le Itemenado J Smusslem M. Reiher
Moralm. a britadier M. Comhra
IJUas Pastia. an innkeeper. M. Mailer
Carmen, a djnrrtte girl illle. Cortez
Micaela, a peasant sir! Mile. Donaldson
FrawjuiU ") r Mile. Ceddes
Mcrcrdi-i J Grpslw. Mite. Vincent
Act I A ivjniro in Rerille. Act II The tarern
of Lilias Tattia. ' Act III-The retreat of the smug
glers. Art IV Before the boll ring.
CHURCHES'WELFARE
IS AIM OF MEETING
Similar Sessions Will Be
Held by Pastors.
The fellowship meeting of the various
Christian churches of the District, held
last night in Vermont Avenue Christian
Church, was such a success that it was
vrted to hold three meetings every year.
Rev. Earlc Wilflcy. associate pastor of
Vermont Avenue Church, presided, and
addresses were made by Senator Thorn
ton, of Louisiana: Representative Alex
ander, of Missouri, and Rev. George j.
Miller, pastor of Ninth Street Christian
Church.
The meeting was held to promote the
general welfare of the churches and to
give the members an opportunity to ex
change greetings. It was decided to
hold a similar gathering next fall. A
banner will be given to the church hav
ing the largest percentage of Its mem
bership present.
Rev. Mr. Wilfley was authorized to
appoint a committee to make arrange
ments and provide an entertainment for
the next meeting. Among the pastors
present last night were Rev. W. F.
Smith, of Whitney Avenue Christian
Church; Rev. C. C. Cowgiil, of Bennlng
Christian Church; Rev. W. G. Oram, of
H Street Christian Church; Rev. C. S.
Ehlers. of Fifteenth Street Christian
Church; Rev. Howard King, of Vienna
(Va.) Christian Church: Rev. George A.
Miller, of Ninth Street Christian Church;
Rev. Earle Wilflcy, of Vermont Avenue
Church, and J. J. Tunstall, superinten
dent of Maryland Park Christian Church
Sunday schooL
Carl Neumeyer, a Princeton man. United
States liquor ganger at Louisville, were
married this afternoon at the residence
of the bride's nephew. Elmer Heasley.
WANTS A CHILD'S BUREAU.
n.-irnhnrt Would Have- Cnncrpus In
vestigate Condition.
A hill to establish a Children's Bureau
in the Department of Commerce and
Labor was introduced yesterday by Rep
resentative Barnhart, of Indiana. It pro
vides that the bureau shall Investigate
and report on all matters pertaining to
the welfare of children and child life,
and especially Investigate the questions
of infant mortality, birth rate, physical
degeneracy, sanitary conditions of schools
and orphans' homes, juvenile delin
quency, juvenile courts, desertion, dan
gerous occupation, diseases and care of
children, employment, and such other
information as may have bearing on the
health, efficiency, character, and welfare
of human life.
Brookland is destined to become one
of Washington's most beautiful sub
urbs, if the plans of Glenn Brown, sec
retary of the American Institute of
Architects, and William E. Saphron. of
the Washington Society of Fine Arts,
are carried out as outlined by them
last night at the meeting of the Brook
land Brotherhood, in the Brookland
Baptist Church.
Mr. Brown spoke on the future de
velopment of Washington under the
MCMiIlan plan, and dwelt particularly
upon those parts that had to do with
the Soldiers' Home. Mr. Saphron
talked on the planting of shrubs and
flowers around homes, and called atten
tion to certain plants and flowers
suited to this climate.
At the business meeting of the
Brotherhood, plans were adopted for
an entertainment on May 3 for the pur
pose of raising funds to be used in
fitting up the proposed gymnasium in
the new Lord Memorial Hall.
F. H. Jackson, president of the
Brotherhood, presided, and at the con
clusion of the lectures extended a vote
of thanks to the speakers.
STRANDING COSTS FORTUNE.
Prinzes Irene Removed from Bar
for $83,0O0.
New York. April 11. For every hour
that the Prinzess Irene rested on the
Lone Hill Sandbar, oft Fire Island, the
North German Lloyd Steamship Company
has had to pay $1,000. The Irene was
aground exactly eighty-three hours, and
to-day the steamship company estimated
that the expenses had been $S3,000.
The diver who examined the hull re
ported that the rudder post was broken
and that the rudder frame was badly
twistea. The work of discharging cargo
has been practically completed, and the
liner will be towed to Newport News this
week.
Capt. F. von Lctten-Peterssen will take
his ship back to the Mediterranean.
BAND CONCERT TO-DAY
By United States Soldiers" Homo Band.
John S. M. Zimmcrmann, director, at Stan
ley nail, 33) o'clock. Frocrammc:
Onrture. "The Calif of Bagdad". .Boieldiea
(Requested.)
Sccg without words, "Spring Song"
Mendelssohn
Fantatia, "InternaUonal" ltoWnaon
(Patriotic airs of two continent.)
Paraphrase, "The OldiOaien Bucket"..
Rollinaon
Excerpts from "LiUIe Nemo" Herbert
Finale, "Marche des Petita Pierrots".. Bono
"The Star Spangled Banner."
Rich Widow Marries Ganger.
Pittsburg. Pa.. April 11. With a de
tective standing guard to keep away the
emissaries of a divorced husband and
curious spectators, Mrs. Elizabeth
Maxon-Smlth-Baumgaruner, a Kentucky
widow, reputed to be worth $5,000,000, and
CASTOR I A
Por Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
tfZ&.
Bears the
Signature of
ARNOLDS M0TTRN DEATH.
Fnther Give Up Hope of Finding
Daughter.
New York, April 11. Though not neg
lecting any means of recovering his
daughter. Miss Dorothy Arnold, who dis
appeared mysteriously .on December 12,
Francis B. Arnold, the girl's father, has
ordered th6 entire family to go into
mourning.
Mr. Arnold had Insisted from the out
set that his daughter must have met her
death, but not until to-day did he In
sist that the family mourn the girl as
dead. Mr. Arnold still retains the serv
ices of a private detective agency and
every semblance of a clew is run down.
THOUSANDS WATCH FLIGHTS.
Capt. Baldrrln Returns from Japan
Exhibition.
Mineola. L. I., April 11. Capt. Thomas
S. Baldwin arrived here to-day after a
four months' trip throughout Korea,
China, Japan, the Sandwich Islands, and
the Philippines, during which he gave
exhibitions with his biplane, "The Red
Devil."
He said he had never seen greater In
terest shown In the flying machine than
In Japan, where crowds of 400.000 would
gather In one field to watch the flights.
joined the governor here on Saturday.
Mrs. John W. Weeks, wife of Repre
sentative Weeks, of Massachusetts, was
hostess at luncheon yesterday as a fare
well compliment to Mrs. Eugene Hale,
wife of the former Senator of Maine.
Mrs. Hale has been entertained at many
s'milar functions since her husband's re
tirement from the 1'ppcr House, after
rjuitc a long residence in the National
Capital.
Dr. and Mrs. Wilfred T. Grenfell were
the guests of honor of Dr. and Mrs:
Charles Wood at luncheon yesterday at
their residence, in S street. They were
entertained a& dinner last evening by
Mr. and Mrs. Alpheus H. Snow.
Senor Don Manuel de Zamacona e
Inclan. the new Ambassador from Mex
ico, has arrived in Washington and is at
the New Willard until he can take pos
session of the embassy, in I street, which
is still occupied by Senora de la Barra,
wife of his predecessor In office, and
her sick sons. Senora de la Barra has
been delayed In joining the Ambassador
in Mexico on account ot the illness of
some of the children. Senora Zama
cona, who has recently undergone an
operation in Berlin, will Join her hus
band in this city as soon as she is able
to travel. Their two sons are attending
school in London.
Mr. and Mrs John E. Reyhurn have
taken the Robeson house, in N street,
and' vtill present their daughter. Miss
Eleanor Rcyburn, to Washington society
ntxt season.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hays Hammond
have gone to Old Point Comfort for
Easter. They expect to sail for England
some time In May, where Mr. Hammond
HEW YORK AT EASTERTIDE
Fifth Avenue, in Front of the St.
Regis Hotel, the Center of the
Annual Parade of Spring
Fashions.
New York's annual Easter Sunday
parade on Fifth Avenue Is a feature of
springtime in the metropolis that at
tracts thousands of visitors. Those
whose tastes, opportunities, or inclina
tions lead them to participate in the
event and to join the throng of smartly
attired people passing up and down this
great throughfare on foot. In car
riages, and In automobiles are re
warded beyond their fondest anticipa
tions by the bewildering spectacle.
In the very center of this gay parade,
at Fifth avenue and Fifty-fifth Street,
Is located the Hotel St. Regis, the most
natural as well as the most convenient
stopping place for Easter visitors to
New York. The St. Regis offers its
guests a unique and hitherto unap
proached combination In hotel facilities
and service, to a Duuaing erected ana
equipped to be the finest hotel In Amer
ica has been added a service perfect
but unostentatious: polite, but never
obtruslve:ittentlve. yet never obsequi
ous. The St. Regis restaurant has no
superior In all the world In quality of
food, skill In preparation and perfec
tion of service; while the charges are
no higher than those of other first
class hotels. Transient guests coming
to New York and stopping at the Hotel
St. Regis will find accommodations of
the very highest grade In every par
ticular, and at standard rates. Single
rooms are $3 and $4 a day; the same
with private bath for $5 a day (or $6
for two people); while for a parlor,
bedroom, and private bath the rates
are $12 a day and up.
E. Richards, Mrs. James II. Sands. Mrs.
J. Henley Smith. Mrs. Edward J. Stell
wagen, Mrs. Story, Mrs. Symons, Mrs.
J. Selwin Tait, Mrs. Corcoran Thorn,
Mrs. Charles D. Walcott, Mrs. John
James Walsh. Mrs. Herbert Wadsworth.
Mrs. Beckraan Winthrop.
Representative and Mrs.' Henry AUen
Cooper have taken an apartment at the
Rochambeau for the spring and summer.
The committee of arrangements for the
ball to bo given Easter Monday evening
at the navy yard has had the dancing
floor put In specially good condition for
that occasion. The ballroom has been
used for skating during the past few
weeks, which injured It for dancing, but
the forthcoming ball has Inspired many
agreeable changes and Improvements.
The Marine Band will play for the
dancing.
The Crescents have issued invitations
for their Easter dance. Monday evening.
April 17, at Elks- Hall.' 919 H street.
Dancing will begin promptly at 8:15
o'clock, when the music will be fur
nished by a section of the Marine Band.
The committee in charge includes J. W.
McKericher, W. Harry Totter, Harry C.
Sigourney, Elmer C. Wood, and L. H.
Windsor.
Mr. and Mrs. William Campbell Mitch
ell, of "Hlllcrest." near Staunton, Va.,
have announced the engagement of their
daughter. Miss Ellen Douglas Mitchell,
to Mr. Francis De Sales Dundas, of
Washington. D. C. Mr. Dundas is a
grandson ot the late William H. Dundas,
Assistant Postmaster General from 1S.11
to lSfil: grandnephew of the late James
Dundas, owner of the famous "Yellow
Mansion," in Philadelphia, and a son of
W iiliam Oswald Dundas, who was in
the Confederate service.
The Second Secretary of the British
Embassy and Mrs. Esmond Ovey, who
have been abroad for several months,
have returned to Washington.
The Second Secretary of the British
Embassy and Mrs. H. W Kennard have
gone to Cuba for the Easter season.
Miss Louise Stockett. of 923 North Caro
lina avenue, Capitol Hill, entertained the
Beta Iota Club at its regular meeting
Saturday last. After numerous Interest
ing and original games were enjoyed.
dancing was Indulged In until a late hour.
Refreshments were then served, the din
ing-room being decornted with the club
colors in honor of the occasion. Those
present were tho Misses Cornelia Capers,
Eleanor Capers, Ella Kraft, Flora
SchuTdt. Loul.se Stockett and Messrs. Will
Barnhart, Clinton Kraft, Francis Mar
vin, Charles Rougeou, and Will Stockett.
Mrs. Theodore H. Tiller will entertain
at cards and a luncheon this afternoon
at her home In the Dresden. '
"Carmen," Bizet's opera-that-will-never-grow-old,
was the bill presented by the
French Grand Opera Company of New
Orleans, at the Belasco Theater, before
an audience composed of those who evi
dently did not consider that going to
grand opera In Holy Week was exactly
the same as going to see a comedy or
something light and trivial. Or. per
chance, it was that they could not resist
the temptation of the bewitching music
of the French opera with the Spanish lo
cale. While there are many compositions that
hold a high place in the popular favor, it
Is doubtful If there Is any opera which
contains so many familiar numbers as
Carmen, and the rendition of each well
known selection last night was the sig
nal for an outburst of applause. Par
ticularly was this the case with the
"Love. Thou Art a Wild Bird Tamed" In
Ihc first act. the Toreador song and the
fortune-telling duet. So insistent was
the audience after Escamlllo's solo that M.
Montano had to repeat it. although It Is
supposed to be the strict rule of the com
pany that no encores are to be given.
The cast last night was entirely dif
ferent from that in "Manon" on Monday.
Mile. Cortez was cast as Carmen, and
the selection proved a happy one. for in
addition to a clear mezzo-soprano voice
ne iuHi.-eises consiaeraDle dramatic abil
ity, and her final scene with Don Jose
was admirably done. Her work last night
augurs wen tor the other performances
in which she is to appear during this
engagement.
M. Morati's tenor was heard to the
best advantage in "The Flower Thou
Gavest to Me" solo, and in the duets
with Carmen, while M. Montano's bary
tone swept the house in the toreador num
ber. Mile. Donaldson made a pleasing
Micaela, while the remainder of the cast
was well placed. The chorus work was
admirable, particularly in the cigarette
number In the opening act, and the final
scene before the bull ring.
Mile. Ceddes' clear soprano was almost
lost in a minor role, but it is to be hoped
that she will be given a more prominent
irtri next weeK.
"La Traviata" and "Les Hunmni
will be the bills at the matinee and
evening periormanccs to-day.
RECITAL FOR BUND GIVEN.
Mme. Marie von Unschnld Performs
BeTore Large Audience.
Mme. Marie von I'nschuld. president of
the von I'nschuld University of Music,
1317 L street northwest, gave a piano
forte recital for the entertainment of
the blind in the lecture hall of the Pub
lic Library last night before a large au
dience. The series of entertainments for the
blind, which have been under the direc
tion of Miss Esther Griffin. In charge
of the department for the blind "of the
library, have been taken part in by the
best talent of Washington.
Mme. von Unschuld leaves to-day for
New York, where she will finish a se
ries of recitals which she has been giv
ing there this season.
Duiin& Martin Co. .1
Easter
Gifts of
Cut Glass
THE giving of Cut Glass 1
as Easter tokens is be
" coming- more popular J
every' year. Dainty pieces of
richly cut, sparkling crystal 1
are especially suited to the,
sentiments of the Eastertide-
Our cut glass room con-
tains the largest representa
tive collection of the world's
best cut glass and American
and Jtnghsh rock crystal.
Special Values
(Absolutely Perfect Pieces.)
5-lnch Round Handled and TJn
handled Bonbon Dishes, $1.00 and
up.
G-lnch size. $1.50 and ud.
Fern Dish, with silver-plated ,!
7-inch Candy and Nut Dishes,.
$3. no and up.
Tall Bonbon Dishes, $3.00 andi
up.
8-Inch Berry Bowls. $2.50, $150,
$5.00 and up.
Water Tumblers. 25c each and J
1111. '1
3-pint Water Pitchers, $5.00 and
up.
S-inch Tall Flower Vases, 42.00 ,
and up.
10-inch Tall Flower Vases, $3.00
and up.
12-Inch Tall Flower Vases. $3.73
and up.
Over 200 Flower Vases, -from
$2.00 to $75.00 each.
Dulin & Martin Co.
Pottery, Poreelnln, China, Glass,
Silver, &c
1215 F St. and 1214-18 G St.
CdJc
ALL
OPERA
LIBRETTOS
AT
DROOP'S
MUSIC
HOUSE
1300 G Street
CHOCOLATE
NOUGAT
PARISIAN
EGGS
LeirU Mngnzlne Amtgned.
Boston, April 1L The Human Life Pub
lishing Company, of this city, has made
an assignment to Herbert H. White,
treasurer of the University Press. Cam
bridge, which did the prinUng for the
concern. The capital stock was $300,000,
much of which was taken up by subscrib
ers to the 5-cent magazine, of which
Alfred Henry Lewis "was editor.
JOHNSON BUEIAL PLANNED.
Interment to Be In Brooklyn Family
Cemetery.
Cleveland. Ohio, April 11. There will
be no funeral services for Tom L. John
son In Cleveland. The body will be taken
to Brooklyn. N. Y. The burial will take
place at Greenwood Cemetery there,
Thursday forenoon at 11:30, and the only
service will bo conducted by Rev. H. R.
Cooley.
The Cleveland pallbearers will be A.
B. du Pont. N. D. Baker. C. W. Stage.
F. R, Goff. Peter Will. W. B. Gonwer
F C. Alber, and J. N. Stoekwell. The'
pallbearers who will act In New York
will be William Jennings Bryan, C. M.
Bates. B. T. Cable. A. J. Moxham. Lin
coln Steftcns, Henry George. Jr., August
i.ewis. anu P. A. Brennan.
yj fl a
Egg-Shaped Novelties
In great variety, filled with our
delicious candies for Easter
gifts.
Corner F and 12th
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Easter Cards and Novelties
Are seen at their best at the
f LITTLE yART SHOP.
'f Pax- lis a visit nrtH so thfrlarp-. V
T est and prettiest stock in the V
X "' X
JL pivrms tat.t.v avt-i .:.
DINNER CARDS ...
MRS. SI. E. BROOKE, X
1423 F St. XW.
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MINISTER KETTTRNS HOME.
ii.
G. Kno-rvlen, -tvith Ilody of Son,
Sails from Bolivia.
Lima. Peru. April XL Horace G.
Knowles.. United States Minister to Bol
ivia, accompanied by Mrs. Knowles. sailed
from Callao for Panama to-day with tho
body of their son, Malcolm, who was
killed recenUy in a trolley car accident
at La Paz. The body will.be taken from
Panama to Mr. Knowles" home In Wil
mington, Del.
Raisins' Potomac Sea "Wall.
Officers of the United States engineers
are supervising the raising of the sea
wall along the harbor side of Potomac
Park. Workmen are raising the level
of the wall above that of the highest
tides and are laying the top courses in
cement.
EASTER FLOWERS
Shipped Anywhere
rHE largest and finest collection of Cut
Flowers and Blooming Plants.
Unequaled facilities for designing Wed
ding Decorations and other floral work.
STEAMER ORDERS filled at
Washington prices by our
New York stores.
J. H. SMALL & SONS
NEW YORK,
WASHINGTON,
Corner 'l4th and G
Streits. fhone 158.
Waldorf-Astoria,
1153 Broadway.
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