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THE WASHINGTON HERALD, SUNDAY. JANUARY 5. 1913.
WITH THE SECRET AND FRATERNAL SOCIETIES
THE WEEKLY MASONIC CALENDAR.
LODGES. - .
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Ja. :. 3. sodal; Morast Finnan. :o. 3. E. A.
Iuuit T-MUonal. .No. E. E. A.: Arolnto. r..
E. Z. A.: M. M. rartor. o. S. E. A.; Kins Dana.
Jannarj S-Harmonr. So. IT. S p. m.. ril F. U.;
lau n nu, E. A, cbool of iMtrncUon.
January a-Tks Jew Jerosalrr-., Jo. 1, r. ix,
UoacB a Whitinc a . E. A. a
Jan-uiy jo-St. John. No. . M. M.: Bore, Jo.
nOYAL Altai CBATTXRS.
January T-La FajcUe, No. S, mart; "Vabiirtsn
J.I til. No. 6. n. B.
Janoaiy 8-Sehool of instruction.
January 9 Vashnicton, No. XR.B.
Jasiair 10-Enrcaa. No. 4. O. .
KMOHTS TESirLAU COMMADERiES I
January 6-Onrnt. No. I It B
January 8 Washington. No. 1.
ANCIENT AND ACCEPTED 600msa RITE.
Jansarj "-UitiM loin of PrrfecUoe, No. 1.
EXSTEBX STAK CnATTEES.
January Rath, a L.
January T-Uarh. ..... I
January aoml. No. S. BroolllM. No it.
January WiHira r Hunt. No. M.
January 10-Taoma. No. 13, OsUwdral, No II
At the annual communication of the
qrana Lodge. F. A. A. M. or the Dis
trict or Columbia, held December :7, 1912.
a charter was granted upon the peti
tion of fifty brethren to form a lodge, to
be designated as Hast Gate Lodge, No
51. and to hold its communications In the
vlclnltv of Twenty-second Street and
Ithode Island Aenue Northeast. Brother
Ednln A M Lawson was named as the
first master. Brother V Grant IJeual
len us the first senior warden, and
Brother Jlenrv R Ttleseberg as the first
The lodge will be constituted by the
Grand Lodge In the hall or King Dald
Lodge. No 3. on January 15, 1313.
The following standing committees
Jurisprudence TVIlllam G Henderson.
James A. Wetraore. Matthew Trimble
Augustus B Coolidge. George C. Ober
Correspondence George W. Balrd.
Frank B Curtis. Kenton N. Harper.
Claude F King. Horace P. Mcintosh
Grievances L. Cabell Williamson Wal
ter W. Ludlou. Kdnln B. Hesse. William
A. Harries. George W. Baumann
Work and Lectures William J Navlor,
George J Fritch. Thomas M. F Dowl
ing. Jacob II Liclillter. John N Merzer
By-laws Charles J James. Luther T
bpeer. Andrew Wilson William 1. Dyre,
Daniel G Davis.
Accounts EX St Cltir Thompon. John
Scrivener, James E. Hutchinson, Carter
B Keene, Dan C Vaughan
MBOHDIN VTE LODGES.
Juunr -lm!ia No. 11 Offreusnt. No l Bea
eon No. 15 and lansJon, No. 3. installation cf offi
Januanr --huiton Nn 6 Hokjm Ttul. No.
a in4 mh No. S iaUlUtion U oErem.
Jauuirv 8-bMtMn V. 7 nd Hirmony No. .
joint Installation, tnkral OU No. 3), and Fnma
chip. Na 1. installation f offircra.
Januan Cwtumbia. No 10 dsree Excclaior, No.
1" and bal in No. SL. bnainfs?
JanuaiT 10-Ontrml. Na 1. decrre llrtiorolia. No
16 and 1-Loenix. Ne C8, buunr.
Januar S Colcmbian, No 1, inaullation of oflen.
iaui s-Nomi, Na 1. and Itutb Na Z, insUIU
tion W nil -fs.
Jinajy - Dorraa, No 4 lnstallaUon of ofltria.
Jamarr - -nton WaSiintton No 1 mtaUation
Wedne-dav evening Canton Yashins
ton; No 1 will give another of their
popular assenibls dame. and from
presest lndkatioii, notwithstanding the
fact that several of the subordinate
lodgeb will have installation cf olticere
the same evening the event will bo one
of the most en'cjable of the seaon In
vitation cards can be procured from anv
of the Canton officers or from the grand
secretarj at the Odd Fellows" Hall,
Seventh btrect Northwest
Th encampment rallj committee is
liusllv engaged completing arrangements
for the grand rallj that will be held in
the encampment room "Odd Fellows' Hall
in Februarj Tlfe time li bhort, and tho
encampments are all striving hard to
have a clas for desree work that will
favoralI umpam with that presented
at both the Mibordinate and Kcbckah
Siccrctarv Daniel M Greene, of Wash
ington Lodge. No 6. reports the follow
ing named brothers as having been
elected f r the present term of six months,
and who will be Installed into oftice
Tuesdav evening Voble grand. John E
Pcrsing. vice grand, Charles T. Fuller,
jccofdlns; seentarv Daniel M Greene,
financial secretarj, W J Hope, treasurer,
E C Bruington representative on the
I O O F hall boird of trustees. Will
iam J Hope representative to Library
Association, A It Noakes, represen
tatives to grand lodge. D A Dugan.
past grand master. William J Hope, past
grand, Daniel M Greene. pat grand.
A. H .Noakes pat grand and Alfred
Lindstrom pavt grand The installation
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Livingston Manor Chapter. D A R-,
met with vice regent. Mrs Casanova, on
the afternoon or December 3L One new
member was admitted After the usual
business meeting the programme for tho
day was as follows Roll call responses,
"Social Leaders of the Time," piano solo.
Miss Catherine Mentel, paper. 'The Es
tablishment of Our Foreign Relations,"
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OF RHE8MATISM rifLL
I took jay own xnedidoe. It ptnnanentlr cored toy
xbemnatlsn aftrr I liad soffcrrd tortum for tturty.
stz-TUra. I Fprnt OJ00 brtoro I disooierod tho
remedx tbat cored me, but III rire xou tie latent
of my rxperienoB for nothlnx.
It yoa snJIrr from rheumatism let mo end yoa a
piela$s -vl my remedy abaotntely free. Don't tend
any money, 1 vast to ctf e It to yen. I want yoa to
w far yonrvlt wbit tt stU da Tot mdnre abovi
bow I snlfcred. Maybe yoa are anffrriiu tha aam
way. Don't. You doat seed ta 1 e got tbe remedy
tbat win euro you aotl it's yoora for the aakinav trita
tOKlay. H. T. Driano, 3S5-E. Delano Eldz..
Eyraenae. New Tork, and I fl send yoa a fret racaaxt
tat icty day I cct your letter.
XJbrary Louia D. Carman, Otis J.
Eddy, William Montgomery, John Lane
Jones, Edward 8. Smith.
Masonic Temple Lurtin R. Gtnn, Al
bert F. Fox. John H. Small, Jr, Walter
A. Brown, Henry K. Simpson.
A Commission as Grand Representative
near the Grand Jurisdiction of the Dis
trict of Columbia, of the Grosse National
Mutterloge or Germany, has been re
ceived by Moses D. tMnll. past master
of King David Lodge. Nq. 3. F. A.
A. M. 'accompanied by a handsome
jew el. indicative of the rank.
The Grand Chapter isltation to Wash
ington Chapter, No. 2, R. A. M., has
been changed from January 9 to Jan
The Joint meeting of Mount Vernon
Chapter, No. 3, It. A.M, and Mount
Horeb Chapter, No. 7. R. A. M, on last
Monday night -was oho of the most suc
cessful events of the capitular year and
probably waa the most largely attended
Masonic event or 151i
There were present the grand high
priest. Jacobus S. Jones, and most or the
other officers or the Grand Chapter; the
members or the High Priests' Associa
tion, and many members, not only or
these two chapters, but also ot the other
chapters or the Jurisdiction, besides many
isltors from other places.
The RoaI Arch Degree was conferred
twice, once by the officers at Mount
Horeb Chapter on candidates of that
chapter and then bj the officers of
Mount Vernon chapter on Its candidates.
At the liannuet, which followed, hu
morous addresses wero made by Grand
High Priest Jones and by Judge George
W. Atkinson of the Court or Claims.
A German choir under the leadership
or Companion C. Edmond LaVlgne. aang
a number or German songs, among them
the "Schnltselbank" song for which
Companion LaVlgne had composed new
erses, descriptive or various persons
During the evening presents wero
given to various members of the two
chapters, the presentations being made
by Companion Fred N. Bock, or Mount
Vernon, and Companion W. W. Jermane.
of Mount Horeb.
The principal officers of these chapters
are as follows:
Mount Vernon- Harry G- Kimball,
high priest: Arthur L. Boant, king.
Fred M Block, scribe. James T. Gibbs,
secretary. Jacobus S Jones, treasurer.
Mount Horeb- Philip M Ashford, high
priest, Jacob W. Collins, king. Theodore
services -will be conducted by John I
Brown, past grand master, and grand
treasurer, assisted by past grands, mem
bers of Eastern Lodge, No 7
The secretary of Dorcas Lodge. No
D of R.. reports an exceedingly Interest
ing session of the lodge Fridav evening.
December T.. There was a large attend
ance of the members present and an ap
plication for membership was received.
All regretted the withdrawing from the
lodge membership of Past Grand B. L.
Stidham On Friday. Dorcas Lodge will
hold an installation or officers, the In
stalling officer being Mrs. Annie E.
Grigsb). P. N. G, ot Miriam Lodge. No
6. assisted by members from the lodge.
A cordial invitation is extended to all
members ot the Rebckah branch ot the
order to be present.
The first of the encampment rally In
stallations occurred on Wednesday even
ing, at Mount Nabo Encampment. The
grand encampment officers were present.
The elective officers installed were. O
A Booth. C P. F. A Norwaj, IL P.,
W L. Wright. S W. T W. Towler.
scribe fSth term). E C Grumley.
treasurer, and J C. Nesmith. J. W. The
appointive positions were filled and the
Installation ceremony was rendered Im
pressively and In full form, under the
leadership of Past Grand Patriarch W.
Past Grand Patriarchs Wood nnd Hopo
from tho encampment rally committee,
announced the plans and date. February
3. 1913. for the rally Tho movement has
the full approval of the grand patriarch,
and much good is expected from the
meeting on that date
The rally committee and the committee
assignments aro as follows
The encampment rally committee S G
Taj lor. grand patriarch, chairman. W.
J Hope, past grand patriarch, vice chair
man. J D loaklev, grand high prlesu
secretarj. H C Lj brand, treasurer.
Committee assignments- Press J H
Crew. J D loaklej. F E Rapp. degrees,
J H Wood. P. If Learj, H C Lybrand,
W J Hope, printing. E L. Dunn. W. B
Randall, visiting lodges. W. J Hope,
chairman, and such others as he may
select for the several lodges
Other committeemen are E. W. Brad
ford Joseph Burroughs, F. D SelfTert.
W W Keck. W. L. Overstreet, H. V AI1
wlne George B Johnston. Roscoc Wines,
August Kruse. R. E PlJ-male, W. B Ber
lin. O A Booth. Capt. W J Rogers,
H I Andresen. and H W Sciah
Mrs. Hawes (read by Mrs Brumbaugh)
naner. 'The Personal and Social Side
of the First Four Presidents," Mrs Wes
ler Mr Lajiin. regent of the Columbus
Chapter. Columbus. Ohio. wa3 presented
to the chapter and gave an Interesting
account of the work of Columbus Chap
ter during the past year
At the close ot the meeting, the vice
regent In tho name or the Chapter, pre
sented to the regent, Mrs i-. vv. urown,
a sliver cased casserole and baking dish,
the gift or the chapter to their honored
and beloved regent.
The Margaret Whetten Chapter, D.
R., held Its December meeting at the
home or the regent, Mr" Redwood Van
degrift. IKS Twentj -first Street North
west. As It had been decided to make
this an open meeting, many friends of
members were present on invitation
During a short business session Sirs. D
O'C Callahan and Mrs Robert M. Mal
colm were elected as members of the
The regent s guest. Mrs. W H Wana
maker, read a paper on the life of Ann
Royal. Miss Callahan read an account
of Christmas In colonial times, lietresn
xncnts were served by the regent
SUNS OF VETEIUNS.
William B. Cushing Camp. No. 20, Sons
of Veterans, held Its annual Installation
in G. A, R. Hall Thursday night. In
stalling officer, MaJ E. R. Campbell, as
sisted by members of Burnildc Post, in
stalled the following officers: G urn on R.
Scott, commander; S S. .Culbertson. V.
C; Edward T. Turnure, -. V. C.; Camp
tine!!, A. B. Goodrich, A. B. Barringer.
William Rosser; Wilfred E. Uarllck. sec
retary and press correspondent: William
F. Wolfe, treasurer: B. L. Oattey. P.
Ins.; A. B. Goodrich, guide: W..C Rob
bins, color bearer; A. B. Barringer,
musician; Joseph W. Watklns, I. Q ; V.
R. Ulimer. O. G.
A number of patriotic speeches were
made by members of the Grand Army and
division officer or the Sons or Veterans.
The .Tudge "Was Wise.
."What do jou think of mjynew hat?"
asked the Judge's wlfo of her husband.
"I will rcservo decision until I see tbe
bill, was the suarded reply.
T Moore, scribe; Fielder I, Hunter,
secretary; Robert Armour, treasurer.
Tbe reception and display of tbe xa-
motis "Traveling Triangle." the property
the St. Patriae unapter, r. jv.
A, M., of Toronto. Canada, was the fea
ture of the first Masonic social evening
or s the new ear Friday night at the
meeting of 1'eniaipna uoaxt, no a.
WorehlDfuI Master Paul Bchureznan on
behalf or the lodge received tbe triangle
from representatives of Columbia. Chap
ter. No. 1. in whose custody It has been
for several weeks. An attractive enter
tainment programme was given. Car
toons by William Amiss and literary se
lections by Horace S. Najlor were the
One ot the pleasant events ot tha new
year was the reception given by tho
matron and other officers or Columbia
Chapter, No. 15, O. U. 8., at the home or
the matron, Mrs. Clara W. Bobbins. 425
Luray Place Northwest, from 3 to 10
p. m. New Year's Day.
The doors or the hospitable homo of
Dr. and Mrs. Robbing were opened wldo
to tho members ot the order and their
mends, who came In numbers to ex
change fraternal greetings of tho season. '
The house was beautifully decorated
with holly, rones of green, roses, and
carnations, part of which were present
ed to tho matron by the other officers ot
the chapter, accompanied by their affec
tionate wishes for a happy and prosper
ous new year.
mound of sweet alyssum and pink
roses on one of the tables in the dining
room -was one of many much admired
decorations, and nil together with the
dainty gown:, and bright and smiling
faces of tho genial hostess and her
charming assistant, not forgetting
Brother Edwin E. Putnam, the much
beloved patron, will long remain as a
happy memory of 1913.
Those receiving besides the matron.
Mrs. Clara W. Bobbins, and the patron,
Edwin E. Putnam, were: Mrs. Mary E.
Eppelshelmer associate matron; Mrs
Lynn T. Burton. Mrs. Man' A, S. Leahy.
Mrs. Jessie Mae Dudley, Mrs. Tillle C
Chauncej, Mrs. Helen Houghton, Mrs.
Margaret Bond Harrison, Miss Adelaide
L. fctacy. Miss Ida Blanche Prescott, Mrs.
Ivah Turner Elliott. Miss Minna F.
Chamberlain, Mrs Dora S Putnam, Miss
Nannie D Hughes, Mrs. Clementine Rob
erts, J. Richard Biggies.
Past Patron John B. word was also
in tho receiving line. Mrs. Annie M.
Ward presided at tho punch bowl. Mrs.
Alice G Putnam at the coffee table.
UNION." VETER.AV LEGION.
Newly-elected officers of Encampment
No. Ill, Union Veteran Legion, were In
stalled Friday night The new officers
were James R. Pearson, colonel: Charles
Little, major. Henry N. Couden. chap
lain: William M Newell, surgeon. R. I
Ford, quartermaster. Dwlght M. De Sllva,
fficer of the dav , Oscar Carpenter, offi
cer of the guard, and Horace II. Brower.
DAUGHTERS OF .VMEIIIC.
Thursday evening the members r
Liberty Council. No 6, Daughters ot
America, entertained a number ot mem
bers or Liberty Bell Council. Junior Order
United American Mechanics, at their hall.
Northeast Temple. Twelfth and II Streets
.Northeast a Dutch" supper was served
The long table ai prettily decorated, at
which the guests were seated The sup
per was under the auspices of the "good
of the order committee, or which Mrs
Effie Tancll is chairman
Mr. Laura E. Burdette, State councilor
of the Daughters of America, and Sister
Navine Hageman. deputy to Llbertj"
Council, were both guests cf the evening
Sister Burdetto and bister Hageman
made appropriate remarks, and 3Ir
Charles II Miller, State secretarj- of the
D. A. R , also addressed the members
Items, General and Personal,
Of Interest to G. P.
Charles F budnarth. head of the Sud
wartli Printing Companj. of this clt, Is
promlnentlj mentioned as a candidate for
Public Printer under the incoming ad
ministration. Mr Sudwarth halls from
Indiana, worked In the G P O for sev
eral j ears, made good, resigned to as
sume tho management of a downtown of
fice, made good, engaged In buslnes for
himself, made good again, when tho In
ternational Typographical Union Inaugu
rated the eight-hour day movement ho
did not wait for the time .set. but put his
forco on the eight-hour basis at once,
and mado good again, has a host of
friends not only here, but elsewhere, who
predict he will make good if given a
chance as Public Printer.
Charles R. Thorne. the new secretary
of the Washington Printing Pressmen's
Union, halls from Ohio, learning his trade
at Newark. In that State, afterwanl be
ing employed by the Werner Company, at
Akron, for some years before coming to
Washington. He is a man of the high
est character, honest and straightforward,
a capable workman, a thorough union
pressman, and a man who will do credit
Comrado Ozias 8 Webster, an old
time speta compositor, and a member of
the epess chapel, has been granted all
leave due. beginning January 3. 1313.
Comrade John Mulroy. of the spess. Is
on the sick list.
The chapel of the document section,
through Chairman Lane, sent a beauti
ful floral gift to ex-Chairman Laura B.
Gordon, on New Year's Eve. who, owing
to sickness, was unable to be at her
As usual, the influx of holiday visi
tors passing through the office compares
ravorably with previous years.
Arthur G Brown, a former efficient
employe of the Government Printing Of
fice for a number or year. but for sev
eral months past in charge of the print
ing department at the Carlisle, Pa., In
dian School, has been very successful.
From a recent issue of the Carlisle Ar
row, a weeklj- newspaper, we read.
"John Gibson has been elected chair
man of the Ben Franklin Chapel." Union
Mr. Edward B. Sherrill. of Takoma
Park, for a number of jcars an effi
cient proofreader in this office, mean
while graduating with prize honors in
his law class at one of the universities
In this city, and subsequently acquiring
a good practice, will he remembered by
many. About four jears ago he was
prostrated with a severe illness that up
to the present time annuled his profes
sional activity. Mr. Sherrill 8 friends
will be pleased to learn that he is now
in a fair way of recovery, and In a few
weeks will rcsunA his profession in
Washington. .. ..
George A. Maloney, son of William W.
Moloney, of the G. P. O. proofroom,
settled on a plantation near Mobile, Ala.,
several J ears ago, and although city-bred
has made a success at farming, being
the first to win the $1,000 prize offered by
the Chicago Council or Grain Exchanges
for the best work along educational lines
done, under" certain conditions. In the
United States each year. He Is. demon.
The meeting- broke up at 13 mldnbjht after
spending a delightful social evening-,
liberty Cojncil will give one of these
suppers each month tor the remainder
of tbe season..
L. O. T. M. OF TUB WORLD.
On Monday evening. December 30. In
dependence ,Hlve, No. 4, Ladles of the
Maccabees of the World, had a Christmas
tree and entertainment for the children
of thej hive. A large number were In
attendance, and each one received a gift
from Santa Claus. Music and refresh
ments helped to make the evening a
pleasant one. Much credit is due to Mrs.
Catherine Bau. chairman or the commit
tee, who, with her able assistant, Mrs.
Anne HofT, and other members or the
committee, worked so hard for the
evening's success. Thffhlve has decided
to continue Its biweekly euchre at the
homes of the members, having found
them so enjoyable and conducive to
Washington Hive. No. 9, Is laying plans
for the installation of officers when It ex
pects to extend hospitality to the various
friends who during the past year have
assisted In Its work tor the upbuilding
of the hive and tho promotion of its
financial Interests. Credit for this Idea
Is duo the untiring record keeper, Mrs.
Ada C. Payne.
At the last regular review of National
Hive, No l, the following officers were
elected for tho ensuing jear: Past com
mander, Mrs. Fannie Walters; com
mander. Miss Clara II Norton: lieu
tenant commander, Mrs. Hattle Palmer:
record keeper, Mrs Lula 8. Hammond;
finance auditor, Mrs. Nellie D. Graham:
chaplain. Mrs Emma Knight; sergeant,
Mrs Lllllo Fitzgerald: lady at arms, Mrs.
Rhoda Ireland: sentinel. Mrs. Delia Ed
mund, picket. Mrs. R. S. Dallas Rowan:
captain of the guards, Mrs. Annie Holcer:
color bearer No. 1. Mrs. Ida Castel;
color bearer No 3, Mrs. Nettie Edmunds;
official prompter. Miss Mary T. Dunn;
pianist, Mrs. Belie Chapman.
The Installation of officers will take
Place at Pjthlan Temple on January IS,
this being tho seventeenth anniversary ot
The Second Table Club, of National
Hive, No. 1, was entertained during the
holidays by Mrs. Lula S. Hammond,
record keeper of the hive. Those present
were- Ladles Mary Shlnebercer, Mary
Dunn. Niamlo Draley. Annie M. Holcer,
Carrlo Hansen Clara Morton. Alma Man
gum, Margaret Kline, and Mao Boyer.
KMGHTi or coi.usmrjs.
Carroll Council Assembly gave a very
enjoj able New Tear's Eve dancing party
on Tuesday evening, there being over 100
couples In attendance
The fourteenth anniversary of the or
ganisation of CarrMl Council will bo cele
brated with a ladles' night on January
15, and an energetic committee Is very
busy making arrangements for the details
of the celebration
Spalding Council held Its first meeting
for the new year on Thursday evening.
Grand Knight Francis J P. Cleary pre
siding, and a large attendance of mem
The Spalding Dramatic Club is actively
in rehearsals tor n plaj which Is to be
given at Gonzaga Hall during the present
month for the benefit of the fund which
Is now being raised for tho liquidation of
the floating debt on the building
The regular meeting of Carroll Coun
clll will take plice on Tucsdaj- evening,
and that cf Ketne Council on Thursday
The annual meeting of the Knights of
Columbus Building Company will be held
at Alexandria. Va . for the election of
officers and tho transaction of current
trating agent, co-operating with the De
partment of Agriculture, in modern farm
methods and Improved methods of grain
The annual election of officers of Wash
ington Printing Pressmen's Union, No 1,
was held at Tj-pographtcal Temple on Sat
urday evening last, and resulted In the
selection of the following- President,
Norman C. Sprague. vice president. Will
iam J Doolej . financial secretarj', Dan
iel I Leane. recording secretarj, Charles
E. Thorne, treasurer, William H. Weber;
sergeant-at-arms. William Dlkcman: cor
respondent to the American Pressman.
Alton B Carty; executive board, Alton
B Cartj-, James Galbretth, William J
Dooley, Charles Wood, N. C Sprague,
John Kolar. D. I Leane. C E. Thorne.
William Dikeman. B E Bair. V. T.
Brooks. M O Connor, William J. Weber,
and A. J. Hartley.
At the regular chapel meeting of the
document section held on Monday noon
William B, Love was re-elected without
opposition for the seventh term.
After a week's sickness, George E.
Clark, a well-known compositor in the
document section, reported for duty the
last morning of the old jcar and re
ceived a cordial greeting
Skilled Laborer Joseph McIC Hodges,
of tho spess force, document section, has
been transferred to tbe office of superin
tendent of documents. i
Two excellent compositors of the docu
ment section, James F. Ray and Harri
son F. Wilson, were New Year transfers
to the State branch.
Thomas B McCardell. of the document
section, night, is tho roakcr-up In charge
on tbe Y.
The G A. R. veterans of tho G. P. O
will be much in evidence in tho near
futuro in the Installation ceremonies ot
the various posts of the District, Capt,
C. M. Robinson, of the proofroom, hav
ing been selected as the chief Installa
tion officer, and Capt. W. R. Ramsey,
L. II Patterson, William H. Bailey, My
ron E. Ferron, E. C. Grumley, Blscoe
Goodhart. Ira E. Cole, and others as
The many friends of Comrade John
Malcj. who has been absent from the
monotj-pe section for several months
through illness, will bo gratified to learn
that he Is so much Improved that he ex
pects to be on duty again In a Bhort
The members of the computing section,
of which James K. Wallace is tbe chief,
have been transferred to the Public
Printer's roll, nnd in future will rank
as clerks and have clerical hours, be
ginning at 3 a. m.
Mike Serrano and Arthur Bowen, ot
the night proofroom, like good house
holders, attempted to do tho marketing
for their New Year's dinners, and their
experiences were well, what generally
happens when amateurs butt Into the
The New Year's Eve entertainment
and dance of tbe Bookbinders' Union.
Held at Pythian Temple, -was well at
tended and the irocrammo fully, uo tola gem.
January t-Ostts Tribe, No. , rifth and O Strew
January T-Idaho Trine, No. IS. Ncrtheaat Ttmpio.
Twelfth asd It Dtrorta Nortbeaat; OaceoU Trioa, Ha
U. Ttsnallytown. 1
January S-Balteaa Tribe, Na M, W B Street
January a-Loaan Tribe- No. . Bed Men's Hau,
VMaconala Aicsus and N Btrtrt- Northwest; Bloax
Tribe, No. 11, Odd Fellows' Kan, K Street, near
Fornxuad-a-iiair Street Bouthweat.
January W-Seaeca Tribe. No U. SI rennayWania,
Atom Southeast; Mmeola Tribe. No. . Animatla.
DEOBEB Of POCAHONTAS.
January T-WaneU Council. No. (, Fifth and O
January s-Whito Earta Council, No. I. Flftn. and
O Street Northwest. , t ,
JanuaiT S-ldahn CbuneU. Na t. Northeaat Temple,
Twelfth, and II Street Nortocaat.
Past Grand Sachem W. B. Garner will
trail to Idaho Council. No. 1, on the
third sleep, cold moon, on the "th, to
Wancta Council, No. 8, and on the 8th,
to White Eagle Council. No. 4. to lpstall
tho officers, also to Osage Tribe, No. 6,
with Great Sachem R. W. Thompson,
on Monday sleep the eighth sun. after
which they will trail to all tho tribes and
councils before the kindling of the great
Idaho Council. No. 1, met in its tepee
on Friday sleep the 37th sun, hunting
moon. The council fire was kindled with
Pocahontas Nellie Green, at her stump
Reports of the finance committee were
read and showed the council to bo In a
flourishing condition. Sister Jones trailed
from the hunting grounds of Baltimore
to be in the council and sit around the
council flra again. The members were
clad to see her back. The follow
ing officers were elected for the next
term: Pocahontas. Nellie Green; Wenone.
Georgte Brotherton: Powhatan. Brother
George Thajer; prophet, Emma Harlow,
keeper of records. Ella Garner; keeper of
wammim. Matta Boarman: representative
to the Great Council. W. B. Garner for
White Eagle Council, No. 4. held Its
regular meeting on Wednesday sleep tho
first sun, cold moon. Paleface Mrs.
Bette Batte, was elected to membership.
The phantom party was a grand suc
cess and many palefaces were present and
took part, also several applications wero
received. Music, dancing, and refresh
ments closed the evening's gathering.
Osceola Tribe. No. 13. held It regular
meeting on Tuesday sleep the 31st sun,
hunting moon Election of chiefs re
sulted as follows: Sachem, George H. F.
Kolb: prophet, John Holrwart: senior
sagamore. Joseph B, Carroll; Junior saga.
more. George E. Custard, collector of
wampum. W. E. Osmond (third term)
keeper ot wampum. F W. Bangerter
(third term: chler or records. O. M. Bur
rows (fourth term), representatives to
the Great Council of the District ot Co
lumbia. C IL Parks. I" W Parks. John
Holzwart. J W. Corroll. T M. Stump;
trustee. Charles C Benner. Joseph A.
Donaldson, and T Nr Stump The wig
wam was decorated with cedar pines,
evergreens and flags. Tne class initiation
will take place January 14. Talks were
given by Brother T. SI. Stump, C
Benner, nnd others
Seneca Tribe, No 11, held iti regular
meeting on Friday sleep the S7th sun.
hunting moon. Th council fire was
kindled at ' run and quenched at II run,
with Brother A. B Webb, sachem. In the
Visitors were Editor Lewis M Bern
stein, member of Seltee Tribe, No. 18,
ptst sachem. David A. Harvey, of Osage
Tribe No 6. and Past Sachem J. E.
DoURhertJ". nf White Eagle Tribe. No 17
Election resulted as follows- rrophet.
A It Webb, sachem. R F Startln;
senlrr sagamore, W. II Wootton, Junior
sagamore, vv. s Dolman, trustee, R,
Martin; representatives to tho Great
tho standard set bj that organization.
The illness of llllam C Conner, chair
man of the committee of arrangement.
placed the duty of presiding on the
shoulders of President Felix J. Belalr.
who acquitted himself admirably, and
tho programme, was carried through
without a hitch As usual, the chief tea
ture of the entertainment was the work
of tho famous Bookbinders' Glee Club.
who gave a selection of the latest song
hits In a most admirable manner, and
there were a number of special acts of
merit.' most of them bj- members of the
union or their families. Tho dancing pro
gramme tilled out the evening's pleasure
until midnight, and altogether the book
binders and their friends had a good
send-off for the new jear.
Charles E. Young, superintendent of
the night forces, has been confined to
his homo for some tlmo with an attack
of grip, and Marlon E. Bullock, copy edi
tor In charge at night, is filling the posi
tion of superintendent In a most capable
William A. Magers. compositor In the
supply end," of the document section.
passed tho week-end at his home In
Comrade Wallace Brewer, one of the
oldest compositors In the document sec
tion In j cars of service, and a mem
ber ot the "Quartet of "63." celebrated
his sixti -ninth birthday the last week
or the old year.
James B. NIcol. of the document aee-
tlon. returned to offico January 2, at the
expiration ot his leave, passed at his
homo in Virginia.
Mrs Aleta Wheeler-Joseph, compositor
in tho document section, is on this
week's sick list.
Max E. Lewis and Louis Rosenfeld.
of the document section, are expert
workers on the Y press. "Heedy Is In
The G. P. O. Athletic Association
will entertain the membership and
their friends at the new clubhouse In
G Street, adjoining the printing office
building, to-morrow evening with i
smoker and a good programme of ath
letics, including some boxing bouts by
some of the best amateur fistic talent
of the District. The committee of ar
rangements proposes a number of func
tions of this class during the season-.
and the association Intends to keep
abreast of the times in everything that
promotes clean sport and amusement.
Edgar Bennett,, one of the board of
auditors of Columbia Union, who has
been absent from duty because of ill
ness since last summer, was the re
cipient of a substantial purse of Uncle
Sam's coin on New Year s Day, every
chapel in the office contributing lib
erally, the donation being forwarded
to Mr. Bennett at his home in Mad!-
Frank H. Long, of the Record lino
type force, is the latest aspirant for the
honor of representing Columbia Union
at the Nashville convention of tne
T. U. Mr. Long la one of the best of
Colombia's orators, his nominating
speech of Oen Andrew las; year being
Council ot the District of Columbia, W.
C. Smoot, R, F. Martin, and C. F.
Talks were maae Dy A. B. Webb, J,
. Allman. R. F. Rensh, Lewis M. Bern
stein. W. C. Smoot. and others.
Osage Tribe, No. S, kindled Its council
fire at S run on Monday sleep the 30th
sun. hunting moon. Business of great
importance was transacted and one ap
Visitors were: Past Great Sachem W.
B. Garner. Great Sachem R. W. Thomp
son. M. H. King, or jaano TriDe. iio. n.
Past Sachem J. Helderahelmer. of Sioux
Tribe, No. 18; Editor Lewis M. Bern
stein, of Seltese Tribe, No. 16; Past
Sachem J. E. Dougherty, of White Eagle
Council, No. 4.
Election of chiefs resulted as follows:
Prophet, Tom Sabens; sachem, T. 8. An-
K. O. T. M.
January C National Tent, Na 1, Old MaaonloTem
rie; Ninth Ud F Streeta Northwest, Initiation;
Mount Vernon Tent. No. 4, Northeast Temcle.
Twtifth. and II Streets Northeaat: Anacostii Tent,
Na.7, 3faon!o IUU. Anacraua.
January f Brilhtwood Tent, No S. Maccabes Hau,
January 9-Geonretown Tent, Odd Fellows 1111,
Geomtown; Diatrlet Tent. No. , Mariner- Temple,
foot of Serenth Street Southwest.
Last Monday night. National Tent, by
Its degree team. Initiated one candidate,
with another for the coming Monday
night. This tent has started out to win
the District banner, which is now on for
National Tent, No. 1. at its meeting
next Monday night, will have its new
officers Installed and Its books placed in
the hands of an auditor.
Brightwood Tent, No. 5, which has been
Industrious all the J ear, closed the year
with the initiation of one candidate on
the New Year's Eve, and have a number
in reserve to commence the year with
next Tuesday night. This tent had a
large attendance last Tuesday night and
kept open house, seeing the old year out
and the new one In. Tbis tent never does
anything by halves.
Golden Rule Tent, No. 3, will hold a
meeting early In the the new year, to
start tho work of recouping its loss or
the old year and several of tbe member
have given assurances of quite an in"
crease of membership.
Golden Rule Tent, No 2, also held
watch meeting Tuesday night, at the resi
dence of the R. K. O W. Hammond, J
Eighth Street, where a number of the
members of the tent, with visitors from
other tents in tbe District and Pennsyl
vania, spent a very pleasant evening,
watching the passing of 1912 and tbe In
coming of 1913, to which Mrs. Hammond
made tbe evening the more pleasant by
the refreshments, which were served.
From a Maccabtan standpoint the
deputj- supreme commander was over
Joyed by the rushing of business, up to
the closing hours of the old year and
predicts the coming jear to be the most
prosperous in the history of the associa
tion In his Jurisdiction, tbe District of
Columbia and Virginia.
Brightwood Tent, No 5, has made a
net gain of flftj-four members during
the jear and substantially retained all
the new members put Into the tent, which
shows great care on the part or the rec
ord keeper, B. R. Detwller. ably assisted
bj- the commander, E. W. Snoots.
National Tent, No 3. has made the
heaviest loss or any tent in the District
or Columbia, while several or the tents
f Interesting Traveltalks Essay Con- j
test for School Boys and Girls.
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at 6 P. M, Friday, January 10
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Parents Should Read This
The Washington Herald ha- """SOd to 5'veOJElinv:
itra seat tickets to each of the FI K KJJMt TUAEt,T4l
imbla Theater on the Monday afternoonlTTanuary 13. 20. :.,
ruary 3 and 10, at 3 30 p. m.
i in" w. ns. .i... in nil
Ud schools will 'be eligible to enter thl interesting educational content.
The sibjict of calA of the Newman Traveltalks will be assigned for
a particular grade.
Fourth Grade HOLLAND, Monday Afternoon. January 13.
Fifth Grade RURAL FRANCE, Monday Afternoon. January 20.
Sixth Grade SWITZERLAND, Monday Afternoon. January 27.
Seventh Grade MUNICH TO BERLIN, Monday Afternoon. Febru-
arEiith,Grade-THE TOP OF THE WORLD-ICELAND-Monday
Afternoon. February 10.
The prizes will be awarded for the best essays on the countries men
tioned, for each grade, and will be confined to the grade and country
as set forth above. Each essay to be not more than 150 'words, and
to be written on one side of the paper. The name, address, and grade
of the pupil to be written at the end of the essay.
There will be 25 prizes of two tickets each for the girls, and 25
prizes of two tickets each for the boys.
The first leetore an Holland Is tot Fourth-grade pupils, and Trill be
siren Monday afternoon. January 13. Be one at the fifty to enjoy this
Further particulars will be published in subsequent issues of The Her
ald. School boys and girls write your essay to-day. Address all letters
ta NKWMAM TRAVKI.TAI.KS EDITOR, 1VASHIGTOV HERALD.
dcrsonr senior sagamore, Frank T. Fones:
Junior sagamore, josepn ooracco; col
lector of wampum, Roy T. Algate; keeper
of wampum. John Sprlngman; chief of
records, J. E. Shepard: representatives
of the Great Council, John Sprlngman.
Tom Sabens, J, R. Sanders, for two
years, and Joe Mace for one year.
Brother Walter Marsch was advanced
through the chiefs degree with the fol
lowing team: R. IV. Thompson, Dr. W.
S. Whitman. T. E. Anderson. W. M.
Alexander. Joseph Soraeco. Frank, T.
Fones. J. E. Dougherty. David A. Harvey.
Tom babens, and M. II. King.
Interesting talks were made by W. B.
Garner, B, W. Thompson, Dr. W. S
Whitman. Tom Sabens. J. Heldemhelmer.
M. IL King, Walter Marsch. T. E. An
derson. .Frank T. Fones, after which
Brother J. Heldemhelmer played several
beautiful selections on tbe piano.
quit even, having gained as many aa
Georgetown Tent, No. 6. made a small
net gain, which is to the credit or the
activity ot the record keeper.
National Tent. No. 1. is preparing for
a class initiation on the night of March
3. which is to be in part for the benefit
ot visiting members, who come to attend
Thursday night. Georgetown Tent, No.
fi. District Tent. No, 8. and Metropolitan
Tent, No. li had their officers installed,
and each tent indicates a prosperous
term, commencing with the current
month. Metropolitan Tent has a new de
gree outfit and will soon have the degree
work, being done in fine atjle.
Brookland Tent. No. 2, closed the year
with the same number ot members that
It had at tbe beginning ot the year.
Georgetown Tent, No. 8, has changed
Its meeting nights from every Thursday
night, to the first and third Thursday
nights of each month
THE SPECIAL PIANO AWARD
PRODUCING EXTRA EFFORTS
The offer or a J730 Conover Baby
Grand Piano to the contest worker turn
ing In the most votes between December
28, 1912. and January 15. 1913. Is giving
renewed Impetus to the efforts of con
testants and their supporters.
. The Advocate has made extenslv e
preparations for handling the deluge of
votes, which increases every day
You do not need to be a contestant
to compete for this remarkable special
award. Any on Is eligible. The only
conditions are tbat votes must be cast
for some contestant and must be turned
in not later than 9 pm. January 15.
1918. If jou are not familiar with tha
Conover Baby Grand call at The Ad
vocate's headquarters. 714 Thirteenth
Street Northwest, and examine it The
Advocate purchased this superb instru
ment from Percy Foster, the piano mer
chant, 1330 G Street Northwest, and in
vites all contest workers to see and
The Conover Baby Grand Is noted as
one of tbe world's finest small pianos
It has a richly figured mahogany case
and Is unsurpassed in finish, tone, and
With a special award of such high
value, the next two weeks are destined
to be the busiest of the whole contest
A handful of air-slaked lime sprinkled
over a barrel of potatoes will absorb
exces moisture and keep the tubers firm
ILKS at the
Anr clrl or boy attending the PLB-
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