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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SUNDAY. JANUARY 26, 1913.
MUSIC AND MUSICIANS
Among the concerts this week for the
attraction of Washington music lovers
Till! be two by local singers or some rep
utation. Miss Flora. Wilson, soprano, and
Sir. Edward A. Hines. tenor. The third
concert will be given by John McCor-
mack, the noted Irish tenor,
The nroer&mmc. follows:
"L"Hlrondelle"' (Chaminade). "Boat
Song" (Harriet Ware). "Love Is the
"Wind" (MacFadien). "A Blue Gray
Dove" (Louis Saar), 'The Captive Maid"
(Cadman), "Als Die Alte Mutter"
(Dvorak). "Nlemand Hats gesehen"
(Loewe). "Moreen" (Strauss), "Die
Fore)le" (Schubert), "Frulingsnachf
(Schumann), "Shadow Song," from
"Dlnorah" (Meyerbeer). "L'eau qui
Court" (Alexander Georges), "Romance"
(Auteur Inconnu), "Aime Mol" (Bem
berg), "Le Nil" (XaJer Leroux), "The
Day" (Leoncavallo). "An Even Song"
(Gertrude Boss). "The Lass with the
Delicate Air" (Arne). Scotch songs (by
request). "In Quelle Trine Slorbide." from
"Manon" (Puccini), and "Ah Fors E Lul"
The first concert of the week will be
given by Miss Flora 'Wilson, daughter
of the Secretary of Agriculture, at the
Belasco Theater, Tuesday afternoon, at
4J0 o'clock. Many will remember the
larse audience of friends and admirers
that greeted Miss Wilson about four
years ago. Just after her return from
Paris, where she studied with Jean do
Keszke; and also on the occasion of her
appearance here two years ago as solo
ist with the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Miss Wilson has filled nearly 300 cn
cagements In the concert field, and has
won great success Her many friends
here will give her a royal welcome on
the occasion of her appearance in recital
next Tuesday afternoon.
Tne Edward A Hines benefit, the sec
ond concert of the week, will be given
next Th rsday afternoon at the New
National Theater, at 4 So o'clock. Mr.
Hines has studied two years In Ital.
acquiring a repertoire of eight Italian
operas He coached under Bond.
Mr. Hines sang In Naples at the Teatro
Bellini In "I Purltanl" and was received
with approval. He has also appeared
In New York and other cities with suc
cess, and was for sixteen weeks lasU
vear with the Musical Stock Company,
of Paterson. N J . singing roles from
man operas during that period.
Assisting Mr Hines will be Mis Effle
Kline Baker. Interpretative dancer, who
is a pupil and teacher In the Lucia Gale
Barber School of Ithythm In herdances
Mis Baker will be accompanied by harp
and violin The Kaspar String Quartet,
well known locally for its artistic pla
Ing and Miss Mabel Roberts, soprano,
o pupil of Paul Blejden, will also assist
Miss Norma Cobb pianist, will accom
pan M- Hines in his solos The patron
esses of the benefit are Sirs John 1I,
Mrs Charles J Bell. Mrs Randolph SIc
Klm. Mrs John B Henderson, .Mrs
Bankhead. Sits Hemmick. Sirs Robert
Hinckelj. Sirs Philander Claxton, Sirs
W W Flnlej. Sirs Arthur Lee. Sirs.
Claud Snanson Sirs Horace Westcott.
Mrs Preston Gibson. Sirs Slathew T
Scott. Mrs. Stephen B. Ajers. Sirs. Slor
rls Shcppard. Sirs John Miller Horton.
Sirs James E. Hurley. Sirs Champ
Clark. Sirs. Oscar Underwood. Sirs. Clay
ton. Miss Slabel Boardman, Sirs A. SI
The programme follows
Theme and Variations (Hadn), from
"Emperor Quartet. ' Kaspar String Quar
tet. SIIss Elizabeth Wilbur, Sliss Eda
Bowers. Mr Josef Kaspar. Mr. Ernest
Lent. Aria "Herodiade" (Siassenet), "II
est doux. II est bon, ' SIIss Slabel Rob
erts. "II rior Che Avevl Me." from. "Car
men" (Bizet). Sir Edward Hines and
Miss Nonni Cobb, accompanist. "WIII
i) the-Wip ' ( Junsmann) and "Ase's
Tod (Grieg). Pere Gnt Suit, and Pasdes
Voiles (Delibes), ballet from La Source.
Interpreted bv SIIss Effle Kline Biker.
assisted bv Sliss Slargaret OToole. harp
ist, and Mrs Horace Duhn. iollnist: An
dante Cantabile (Tschoikowsk), and
Slinuet (Slozart), Kaspar String Quartet,
Chanson Trite (Zimhalist). and "Yes-
terdaj and To dav (Spros), Miss Rob-
Day; Al egro non troppe from Sanata for
Piano and cello op. S8 (Brahms), Miss
Adele Robinson; Brauttanz fo piano, four
2 . (Vcn Wllm' Miss Slargaret Smith
ana Mr. Donald Smith: Mazurka for vio
lin (Lohm), Sliss Elsie Savage: Nordische
kage for Molln (Bohm), Sirs. E P. Jones:
Rondo ongareae for trio'(Hajdn), Ann
Dicker. Silvia Lent and Margaret Day;
Meditation from "Thais" (Siassenet).
Souvenir (Drdla). for violin. Silvia Lent:
Third Valse Impromptu for piano (Lent),
Miss Mary Decker; Allegro from C major,
Sonata for two pianos (Mozart-Grieg),
ailss Hoops: Concertino for violoncello
(Klengel), Mies Ruth Jones; Concert
stuec: for piano (Chaminade), Miss Adele
The Co.umbla University students are
again to visit Washington. TUIs year
they have combined their Glee and Man
dolin Clues and promise an especially at
tractive programme of irood mnir
catchy college songs. They are to give
two concerts In the New Wlllard ball
room, on the afternoon and evening of
Mo., than fifty students of this great
i one university comprise the mem
.-,ii, ul in. ciuos. nicy navo Just re
turned to their studies from a successful
ouumern mp vvniie In Richmond, Va.,
they ga-i a concert In the auditorium nf
the Jefferson Hotel before a large aud
ience, ana were enthusiastically received.
Ixical students of schools and colleges
will no doubt give the clubs a fraternal
welcome when they appear here.
What promises to be a gala social as
wen as musical event Is the comlnc
concort "f the Philadelphia Orchestra,
under the direction of 1-eonold Stoknwskl
with Ysaye, one of the world's greatest
violinists, as the soloist, on Thucsday af
ternoon. February 13. at the New Nation,
ai Theatei. The coming of the orchestra
10 vvasmngton is due to a ery Interest
ing chain of circumstances by which
special pr ssure was brought on the
management In Phlladelnhla to nmmi
nioxowsKi ana the virtuoso orchestra un
der his leadership to Washington at least
for one concert this winter, and at tho
same tlmj there was a general demand
on the part of Washington music inter
who are conspicuous in the social and'
aipiomatic set that Ysaj e should be heard
here, with an orchestra. Interpreting
works of trt worthy of his great world
reputation. Boxes have already been taken by a
group of prominent people, which will In
clude a visiting delegation from Phila
delphia in which Sirs. Stotesbury will be
a conspicuous figure as an occupant of
the box held In the name of Sirs Leopold
StokwoskI In the other boxes will be
Sirs. Tft with a group of distinguished
people. Mrs John E. Re burn. Sirs.
I. Z. Letter. SIIss Sla IL Williams. Mrs
Lawrence Townsend. Madame E Hav
nlth. wife of the Belgian Minister and
Sirs R. R. nut. In addition to" Sirs
btotesbu.. Sirs Stokowskl will hae as
ner guests Mme Loudon, wife of the Slln
Ister of the Netherlands, and Postmaster
General Hitchcock Sirs Andrew Wheel
er, a great beaut in Philadelphia, vjlll
M.- l .nip. OiUKUfthK 3 DOX
(Barrett), Mr. Chewnlng: "Eln Ton"
(Cornelius), "Der Tod und das Sladchen"
(Schubert), and "Fruhllngszelt" (Beck
er). Miss Miller: "The Perfect Day"
(Carrie Jacobs Bond). Mr. Chewnlng:
Adieu, forets from "Jeanne d' Arc"
(TsCnalkowsk), Miss .Miller; "Where the
Abana Flows," from "Lover In Damas
cus" (Flnden). and "Allah be With Us."
from "Lover In Damascus" (Flnden), Sir.
Chewnlng; "Indian Love Lyrics" (Fin
den), "The Temple Bells." "Less Than
the Dust." "Kashmiri Song." "Till I
Wake," Miss Miller: "Who Knows"
(Ball). "Sweet Remembrance" (Blschoff).
"To You," (Speaks), and 'Tis All That
I Can Say" (Hope Temple). Mr. Chewn
lng; "Allah" (Chadwlck), "Brown Rose"
"Sons of the Chimes" (Worrell), and
"De Las Long Res"" y (Carrie Jacobs
Bond), Miss Miller; Ecstacy (Rummel),
Mr. Chewnlng: "My Heart at Thy Sweet
Voice" from "Samson et Dallla" (Salnt-
Saens), SIIss Miller.
John SIcCormack. the celebrated Irish
tenor, will contribute the third concert
tlat Church recently. One of the Inter
esting features ot the programme was
the Children Scenes of Schumann play
ed by Mme. Marie Von Unschuld, pre
ceded by a poetical scenario written by
ber. The next recital wlU be at the Met
ropolitan Presbter!an Church, Fourth
and B Streets Southeast, on Wednesday,
January 29, 1913.
At the afternoon service at the Church
or me covenant at 3.30 o'clock the fol
lowing music will be rendered under
ine Direction of Mr Wrightson. b the
double sextette: Anthem. "The Lord Is
Sly Light" (Slarchant). Incidental solo
by Sliss Hall, solo, "O Lord Slost Holy"
(Abt), Sliss Hall. duet. "O Divine Re
deemer" (Gounod), SIIss Humphrey and
Sir. Backing: anthem. "Awake, Awake"
(Strainer): anthem. "Be Ye AH of One
jiina tuoarre). Incidental solo. Sirs
Gawler. solo. "Sly Task" (Ashford). Mr.
George H Sillier.
The Mendelssohn Quartet which made
such a favorable impression two seasons
ago has been 'organized again b Sir
Sdnev LIod Wrightson It Is prepar
ing for a public appearance In the near
future The stngem composing the quar
tet are Mrs Ethel Holtzclaw Gawler.
soprano. Sliss Tayc Bumnhrev. cnntmltn
Mr Richard P Backing, tenor: Mr.
erts Se il mio name from "Barber of ! """. " "er. Dass
Seville" (Rossini). Amor ti Vila frnm musical director.
Fedora ' (Giordano), and Brindisl. from
' Cav allcria Rusticana" (Delbruck). Sir
Edward A Hines with Sliss Norma
Manager J Slartln Scranace has en
caged Sirs. Helen Donohuo De To the
well known soprano of this ntv, to be
the soloist at the next concert of the
Washington Symphonv Orchestra, which
will be given at the Columbia Theater
on Tuesday afternoon, Febniarj 11
One of the most enjoyable concerts
of the season was that glen b the Slon
day Slornlng Music Club, last Monday
eening at the New Wlllard. The club
was assisted by Sliss Lucy STarsh. so
prano, and Sir Seel, flute, with SIIss
Lucy Brlckensteln at the piano. The en
tire programme was as follows:
"Indian Mountain Song" (Cadman). and
"Indian Cradle Song" (Slatthews).
chorus, Depuis Lc Jour, from "Louise"
(Charpentler), SIIss Lucy Marsh; "Every
Flower." from "Madam Butterfl" (Puc
cini), and Mon Desir (E Net Ins), chorus;
song cde, "The Perfect Year" (Slat
thews), introduction, spring, summer,,
autumn, winter. SIIss Marsh; "The
i:ies" (Slax Fiedler) chorus; "Night"
I'-unt Saens). chorus; soprano solo. Miss
Slarsu flute obligate Sir. SeeL,
Mr Oscar Franklin Comstock, F. A. G.
O , will gh e the organ recital at 5 o'clock
this afterroon In Bethlehem Chapel. The
programme will consist of Pastorale by
Vacllaster ind Suite In E minor (four
movements) by Renaud
Sirs. Huron W. Lawson, nee Kaspar,
rave a song recital at the National School
of Domestic Science last Wednesday
evening with Mr Henry Whcaton How
ord at the piano The programme was
as follows: "On Fine Day," (Puccini):
"Sly Mother Bids Me Bind My Hair"
(Harden): "The Lass With tlio Delicate
Air," (Arne): "Nmphs et Sylvalns,"
OJernberg): "Were My Song With Wings
Provided," (Hahn). "Slelme Llche 1st
Grum" (Brahms); "Proposal," (Ascher
feld): "Sly Laddie." (Thaer); "The
Danza," (Chadwlck); "WHl-o-the Wisp."
(Spross), "Chamson Triste," (Zunballst);
"Spring," (Hensehel) and Jovel song from
The programme glen at the Friday
-Morning aiusic uiuo last Friday morn
ing, at the Washington Club. 1710 I Street
was as follows. Sonata, on. 7?. (Beetho
Ten) Adagio cantabile Allegro ma non
troppe, allegro vivace. Sirs. Prindle. "The
House and the Road," (Theresa Garri
son): "The Night Has a Thousand Ejcs,"
(Arthur Foote); "Sly Balrnle." (Kate
Vannah. Miss Edwards -Theme with a-
rlatlons, (Haydn); from the Emperor
Quartet. "Minuet," (Mozart): "To a
Wild Rose," (arranged bv Sir. Lent) (SIc
Dowell). Sliss Wilbur, SIIss Bowers Mr.
Josef Kaspar, Miss Lee. "The Birthday,"
(Huntington Woodman): "When Cherries
Bloomed." (Cadman); "Laddie," (Thay
er), Mrs. De Yo Nocturne for four lo
llns, (Johann Slunlcko). Sliss Bowers,
Miss Ltndenkohl, Miss Wilbur. Sir. Kas
par. A very enjoiable muslcale was given
yeeterday afternoon at the Washington
Club by the pupils of Mr. and Mrs. Ern
est Lent. A large audience listened al
ternatively to the following programme:
"Hungarian Dance" (Brahms): "Barca
role" (Offenbach); for two pianos and
strings; Mrs. E. P. Jones, Misses Mary
Decker, Anna Decker, Elsie Savage,
Dorothy Day, Sylvia Lent, Margaret Day.
Margarets Lent, Barbara Hildreth, Helen
Decker: Messrs. Robert Chester La Fol
lctte, J. SlcNcllcdge Fadcley, and Ralph
There were 1 members present at the
rehearsal of the Washington Oratorio
Soclet last Slonday eienlng at tho sec
ond rehearsal of "Elijah " The society
meets In the chapel of the Church of
tllc S enant- Eighteenth and N Streets
at 7.5.7 o'clock everv Slondav een!ng
New members desiring to enroll must
do so either to-morrow exenlng or a
week from then The "Elijah" will t,e
ctcn b the society on Slonday and
Wednesday evenings. April 21 and 3.
Good tolces are welcome and a cordial
imitation is extended to all who wish
to Join on cither of the evenings mentioned
The fourth special musical serIce of
me r.iening (Jhoir of 100 oices of the
Church of the Co enant will be git en
at that church this eening at S o'clock,
under the direction of Sir Sldnej Llod
Wrightson. with srr. Haney Slurray at
the organ The musical portion of the
service is devoted entirely to the com
positions of Felix Mendelssohn and Is
most elaborate. The programme is as
Organ prelude. Andante from Quartet
(Mendelssohn), processional hjtnn 173,
"Hark" the Herald Angels Sing" (Men
delssohn), soprano solo. "Jerusalem.
Thou that Klllest the Prophets" from
"St Paul (Mendelssohn). Sliss Reuter:
Invocation: hmn No 2S7, "O Word of
God Incarnate' (Mendelssohn): anthem,
"Happy and Blest Are The," from "St
Paul" (Slendclssohn), praer; duet
"Now We Are Ambassadors." from "SI
Paul" (Slendelssohn). Sir. Simpson and
Sir. Miller; Scripture reading: anthems.
"How I.oelv Are the SIesengers" and
"Thus Satth the Lord." from "St Pnul"
(Mendelssohn). SIIss Reuter and the
choir: offertorv cantata. "Hear M Prav.
er" (Mendelssohn), Sliss Reuter and the
choir; sermon, by the pastor: solo, "Take
Mean, le car (Mendelssohn). Mr.
Sydney Lloyd Wrightson: hymn No 5S3.
"come, -inou fount of .Every Blessing"
iJienueiEsomii; prajer, Deneaictlon; sev-
enfoia. Amen: organ postlude. "Priests'
Slarch." from "Athalle" (Mendelssohn).
The following musical numbers will be
rendered to-day at the First Congrega
At the morning service- Organ prelude
In D. by Holllns: anthems. Jubilate In
F, by Garrett: "What Are These." by
Stalner: offertorv. quartet. "The Friend
That Walteth Nigh." by Slacy; organ
postlude. march in B flat by Volkmann.
At the evening service: Organ prelude.
Adagio, by Hadn; anthems. "Great and
Slarvelous." by Farmer; "I'm a Pil
grim." by Slarston; "Come Unto Me."
by Wagner; organ postlude. march In
F, by Whitney.
Sir. Harry Patterson Hopkins, pianist
will give his third recital at the Charcoal
Club, In Baltimore, this evening at 9
o'clock, and present the following pro
gramme: Sonate In G minor (Schumann):
Romance In E flat "Lalla Rookh" in D
minor (a Persian ballet dance transcribed
by Sir. Hopkins from orchestra), (Rubin
stein): "To the Sea" (SlacDowcll); Schcr
zetto in A flat and Concert Waltz In E
major (Moszkowsk ).
The third of n series of mid-season
musicals was given by tho pupils of
Mr. Douglas G. Sillier last Wednesday
at 3831 Fourteenth Street Northwest Pu
pils taking part were Miss Allecn Sill
ier, soprano: Sir. E. Taylor Chewnlng,
tenor, and Mr. Neville D. Sillier, accom
panist Following Is the programme: "Where
Dreams Are MadV" (Johnston). "Wishes"
(Sans SoucU, and "Shall I Wed Thee"
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Inah trnor who will appear In eoncrrt next Rrlay
llmiooa at u l-hlcmtna Tbratrr at I J9
of the week, on Friday afternoon at the
Columbia Theater, at t 30 o'clock. Sluch
interest has been manifested among
music lovers since the announcement of
Sir. SlcCormaf k s appearance In concert
and no doubt he will be heard by one
of the largest of the audiences that have
turned out this season.
John SIcCormack was born In KM at
Athlone. Ireland In 190; he won the
gold medal for singing at the National
Irish Festival. Dublin In HO he be
came a member of the choir of tho Dub
lin Catholic Cathedral, and In IV with
that choir sang at the St Louis Exposi
tion In 190.7 he went to Stilan and re
ceived Instruction In singing On Fcb
ruar 17, 1907. he sang nt a Sunday
League concert in London, and on Slarch
1"T, appeared at the London Ballad
Concert, when he sang with such success
that Messrs Boose engaged him for the
remaining concerts of the season On
October S of the same ear. he made a
ver successful debut nt Covent Garden
as Turlddu In ' Cav allcria Rusticana."
Ho confirmed his success the samo sea
son as Don Ottavio and as the Duke
Rlgolctto " and has been enenced
each season since at Covent Garden.
In the spring of 13 Mr MfCormack
nig at the Ran Carlo Opera House nt
Naples, and in the autumn of the same
came to America as a member of
the Manhattan Opera. Company Under
Sir. Hammertteln's management, the
Irish tenor became one of the most nonti
lar artists In the musical world and his
many successes with that organization
which were equally shared with Mme.
Tetrazzinl. are well known
The following season. Mr SIcCormack
was engaged by Sir. Dippel for the Chi
cago urand opera Compan. and no ar
tist associated with that organization
achieved a more pronounced success than
tne great Irish tenor.
There was never a great artist more
modest In his success than John SIc-
Cormack;' to him singing Is a second na.
ture; he sings because he loves singing
and because Providence has been most
bountiful to him In Its gifts But he
Is a great student and an Indefatigable
The successes of John SIcCormack last
season In London have been more decided
than ever before, his bigger experience
having made him a greater artist In ev
ery way. With the lite King of England
he was a pronounced favorite. At the
end of June last year, from triumphs at
tending the social and coronation sea
son In London, John SIcCormack left
for Australia on tour with Mme. Slelba,
where he had repeated triumphs. He has
returned to America to fill concert en
gagements until spring, when he will return-
to London for the season at Covent
The friends of SIme Von Unschuld and
music lovers of Washington will be de
lighted to know of the concert to be
given by the pupils and graduates of the
Von Unschuld University of Music, at
the Metropolitan Presbyterian Church
next Wednesday evening. A splendid
programme has been arranged and great
success Is anticipated lor the artists.
Saturday afternoon the Junior and In
tcrmediate classes ot the Virgil Clavier
School held their regular monthly reel
tal The programme, which was- very
Interesting and all plaed from memory,
was as follows: Study (A SI. Virgil).
Ethel Tremary: "Happy Da" (A. M
Virgil), Agnes Stltt; "In the Woods."
Josephine McLane; "Little Caprice."
Helen Slarbut: three -studies (Kohler).
Kathryn Beck: "The FalrJ-Sunshlne
Morning" (Gurlltt). Katharine Kernan;
"Hlde-and-Seek" (Elmerlch): "A Fairy
Story" (Lynns): "Rain PItter-Patters"
(Theo Dutton), Slargaret Dubois: Idllio
(Lack). Helen Lattcrner; valse (Durand).
Slargaret Barnes: Tanzwelse (Sfeycr
Helmuhd). Slary Alice Newton: Gavotte
B flat major (Handel). Gertrude Rosin-
ski: "Hunting Song IMendelssohn).
Hazel Harvey, and Rondo C major
(Beethoven), Slargaret Granger, v
The last work of Slme. Von Unschuld,
The Von Unschuld Slethod of Piano
Playing and Teaching." met with such
success In New York that the Columbia
University there has engaged "her to
deliver a lecture on It on February 7 at
the Horace Man Hall of the Columbia
The pupils and graduates of he Von
Unschuld University of Slusic gave a re
cital at the Mount Pleasant Congrega
tional Church and at the- Calvary Bap-1
Miss Sf. W. Phillips Thursday evening
entertained the members of the Flvo
Hundred Club, of which she Is a mem
ber, at her home. 305 South Washing
ton Street In addition to the members
of the club a number of other guests
were In attendance. Those present In
cluded Dr. and Mrs. T, B. Cochran,
Mrs. D. Moxley Low, Sflsses Elizabeth
Herbert Lisa Anderson, Georgle French.
Eliza Douglas. Christina Kemper, Anna
Barley, Cora Jones, Roxle Doniphan,
Delia Phillips. Katherlne Waller, Slary
Randolph. Lnchburg; Ora Slason IClnch
loe, Uppervllle; Miss Langhorne. Lynch
burg; Slargaret Black. Woodbine, Md
Messrs. Harmon Roberts, Beauderlc
H6well. James Sidney Douglas, Eugene
Llndsey, Edward A. Garlock. Wallace
Ltndsey, Edmund Hunter, Richard Chi
chester. C. Page Waller, Jr., nobeiy it.
Brumback. Walter C. Foster, Garnett
Pitts, Stilton French, Dr. J. Thornton
Ashton, and Dr Vivian Berry.
The first prizes , were won by Mlsa
Jones and Mr. Brumback, and the con
solation prize by Dr. Cochran and the
booby prize by Mr. Hunter.
Miss Rose Sf. SlacDonald entertained
a number of friends at Five Hundred
Wednesday evening last at her home In
Cameron Street The prize for the high
est score, a vase, was won by SIIss Olive
Lyons, and the consolation prize was
awarded to Sirs. Richard Gibson. During
the evening refreshments were served
The guests present Included the fol
lowing' Mrs Lewis. Sirs. William Wat
tles. Sirs. Henry Starr Wattles, ilrs
Richard Gibson, Sirs. Robert S. Barrett,
SIIss Carrie Strlbllng. SIIss Slay Green.
SIIss Olive Lyons, Sliss Fannlo Herbert,
Sirs George II. Evans. Sirs George
Uhler, Sirs. Charles E. Nleol. Sirs. John
Foster Sirs. T. Slarshall Jones, Sirs
Clarence C Leadbeater, SIIss Slinnle.
Sir and Sirs Thomas T. Weston en
tertained Wednesday evening last at
their home In South Washington Street
at a card party In honor of Sirs. Charles
Greene, of LaureL Del , wno is tne
house guest of Mr. and Sirs. Henry
The house was decorated with ferns
and cut flowers.
Those Invited to meet Sirs. Greene In
cluded the following: Mr and Sirs Henry
O'Bannon Cooper, Sir. ana Sirs. D. SIox
ley Low. Mr. and Sirs. William S Con
nell. Sir. and Sirs. Roland Goode, Sir.
and Sirs Sherman B. Fowler, Sirs. Star
Jorie Adamson. Sirs. Frank S. Harper,
Sirs. William Woolls. Miss Fanny Dixon,
Sliss Lily Harbury. SIIss Lida SlcLaugh
lin. Sliss Kablej Sliss Sadie Crlttendon,
SIIss Slary Talor. SIIss Mamie Graham.
Sliss Btssie HUI. Sliss Constance Boush.
Sliss Nathalie Boush. SIIss Aaa wan,
Sliss Alice Thomas. Dr. Ernest I Allen,
Messrs. Walter C Foster, nobeiy u
Brumback. William E. Fendall. Broders
Moore. Thomas N Eddy The first prizes
were wop by Sirs. Greene and Sir. Henry
O'Bannon Cooper, and the consolation
prize was won by Sliss Thomas and Sir.
Sirs. William A Smoot entertained at
tea Thursday afternoon at her home at
Colross" In honor of her two guests.
Sliss Slary Randolph and Sliss Lang
horne. of Lnchburg. The color scheme
was yellow and green Sirs, vviuiam a
Smoot lr. presided In the dining room,
and was assisted by Miss Frances Dan-
enhower. who poured tea. ana Misses
Georgle French, Lola Ashton, Anna
Rarler. Dorsav Ashton, and Clarence
The SHIllonalres Club gave a dance at
the EUs' Home Thursda evening.
Those present were Sir and Sirs Charles
B Slarshall. Mrs. Andrew Schwarzmann.
Misses Ella Hill. Sladellne Byrnes. Lil
lian Hill. Pauline Hellmuth. Pearl
Schwarzmann. Eleanor Patterson. Helen
Corbett Star Ewald. Amy Helshlcy.
Nellie Schllchtlng. Nellie Caton. Bessie
Creegan. Kathleen Few. and Messrs.
James Patterson. C R. Hellmuth. vv
Sillier. F. Hin. C F Hill. B Hamilton.
I Donnelly. W Patterson.' G A Ap
plch. I,. Corbett. C Burgess. A Schwarz
mann. St. Simpson. R. I Mers, Rus
sell Wolfe, and Harry B Qulnn.
The Alexandria German Club gave a
dance Friday evening at the Elks' Home
hlcli was largel attended. Among the
guests present were a number from out
of the cit
Slaster Re nolds SI Williams. Wednes
day evening last held a reception at the
home ot his parents. Sir and Sirs. Ed
ward Williams, 110 Commerce Street. In
honor of the eight recurring anniversary
of his birth During the evening games
were Indulged in. after which a lunch
eon was served A large number of
guests were In attendance.
Thoso present Included the following
Virginia Fannon. Lillian Fannon. Grace
Slartln. Winifred Bajne. Grace SIcFad-
den. Slargaret Smith. Willie Smith. Cath
erine Smith. Slabel Baumgardncr. Cath
erine Baumgardner. Helen Baumgard
ner. Virginia Studds, Frances Rose,
Thelma Thompson, ot Washington; Mil
dred Re nolds, Paulino Brawner, Hen
rietta Drlefus. Tuklcr Drelfus, Staria
Hannan, Slaria Williams: Slastcrs Ches
ter Fannon, Joseph Reynolds, George
Reynolds, Purvis Re nolds. Braddock
Heights. Austin Kengla. Washington;
Everett Penn. William Rodgcrs. Frankle
Kraft, Thomas Coflln. James Coflln,
Courtney Sullivan, Garnett Francis, Han
nan Francis. Walter Rush. Carlln Rush.
Sfr. Roblcy D Brumback entertained
a party of friends Saturday nt a mov
ing picture show, after which they were
entertained at luncheon at tho apart
ments of Sirs. Eva G. Stushback. "The
Fairfax." Among those attending were:
Misses Clarence and Slary Snowden,
Slary and Delia Phillips. Cora Cochran.
Georgle French, Lisa Anderson, Christina
Kemper, Harriett Douglas, Elizabeth
Herbert, and Messrs. James S. Douglas.
Jr. Windsor Snowden, Walter C. Fos
ter, Page Waller, Jr. Garnett Pitts,
William Brook?, Arthur Herbert Jr.,
Wallace Llndsey. T. C. Smith. Milton
French, Dr. Vivian Berry, and Dr.
SIIss Virginia Stuart Bouldin. who has
been spending several weeks with her
brother-in-law and sister. Rev. Dr. ana
Sirs. Bern man Green, on Seminary HUI,
fas the guest last week of Miss Ellza-
Delh Al. janney. one naa now kuhq i
Gloucester County. Va.. where she will
spend the remainder of the winter.
Sirs. SI. B. Shricr and son. of Cleveland,
have been recent guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Conrad Johnson.
Sliss Pauline Grelder. of New York,
were recent guests of Mr. and Sirs.
Sir. and Sirs. Samuel Bcndhelm had as
their guests this Week Sir. and Sirs.
D. Wudzbergtr. of Baltimore.
The marriage of SIIss Lillian Lee
Wood, daughter of Sir. and Sirs. William
H. Wood, and llr. Harvey Lunsford.
both of this city, took place Wednesday
evening last at the parsonage of the
First Baptist Church. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. W. F. Watson, pas
tor. Mrs William B. Smoot Is spending a
few days at Atlantic City. Sirs. Smoot
has issued invitations for Wednesday,
January 39. from 5 to 7 o'clock.
Miss Slay Simpson, of Clarendon. Alex
andria County, was tho week-end guest
of Sliss Cora Duffey, South Fairfax
Mr. R. D. Rlttenour is.on a business
trip in Birmingham, Ala.
Mrs. P. L. SIcNell, of Luray, Va . who
has been visiting her sister. Sir. Samuel
News Notes of the District Schools
Mid ear promotions will be made at.
the close of the week. Formal graduat
ing exercises will be held only In high
schools and eighth grades, and even these
will jo simple In character, consisting of
an address by a prominent citizen ana
a few concerted musical numbers.
In the Georgetown, or first division
schools, exercises will be held In Curtis
Hall with Barrymore Angus as leading
speaker; Senator Johnson will make the
address to the eighth grade graduates of
the second division, and Arthur Ramsay.
principal of Fairmont Seminary, and
William If. Saunders, president of the
Sfount Pleasant Citizens' Association,
will be the speakers at Immanuel
Baptist Church, where the graduating
exercises of the third division will take
place. The seventy-five graduates of di
vision four will be addressed by Thomas
W. Sldwell. principal of the Friends Se
lect School, and receive their diplomas
from Mrs. Edith Kingman Kern, of the
Board of Education, who will later In
the day deliver the graduating, address
to the 110 boys and girls of division five.
Hon. Charles Clelghton Carlln will be
orator of the day and Assistant Su
perintendent K. I Thurston will deliver
the diplomas, to the graduates of the
sixth division at Douglas Slemorlal
Church. The Capitol Hill Schools will
hold their exercises at Eastern High
School hall, with E. II. Daniel, of
the Board of Education, as speaker, and
Mrs. Frank 11 ram In charge of the mu
sic. Representative George O'Hbaunnes
sey of Rhode Island Is to address the pu
pils of South Washington, and Henry T.
Blair, vlco president or tho Board of Edu
cation, award the diplomas. The pupils
of Anacostla and extreme Southeast
Washington are to be addressed at Byram
Hall by Samuel W. Grafflln. with Mrs. F.
B Thompson In charge of the music.
All other school functions and engage-
rrrnts scheduled for to-morrow afternoon
will give way or be postponed, on ac
count of the lecture to be given at Cen
tral High School by Dr Suzzallo, of Co
lumbia College. New York He is counted
one of tho original thinkers on education
nl subjects, and his practical Ideas meet
the modern demands for a broad, bal
anced education In an age of specializing
The lecture Is given under the auspices
of the Kindergarten Association, and the
proceeds will be added to the fund being
accumulated for the entertainment of the
International Union which Is to meet In
Washington In April.
William Dean Howell's dainty little play
"Over the Teacups" and scene one from
the act of "Midsummer Nights' Dream'
will be given by members of the dramatic
association on Tuesday afternoon next
The Shakesperean cast Includes Misses
Stann, Leet and Dorney, and Messrs.
Barr. Clark, Rice. Powell. Cole. Schwab,
and Hogan Sudermann's version ol
The Far-a-way Princess" will be pre
sented by the entire membership of the
club In February.
The question of home study received
still further the attention of the super
vising principals at their meeting held
at the Franklin last Tuesday afternoon.
A resolution was also adopted decl-ring
these officials opposed to admitting chll
dren to even high-class moving picture
shows after nightfall, unless accompanied
by a responsible adult
Capitol HUI Parent-teachers Association
held an Ideal meeting at the Wallach
Building on Tuesday evening, with t
large attendance, among whom were sev.
cral distinguished guests. Assistant Dis
trict Attorney Ralph Given, related many
J. Elliott South ntt Street, has re
turned to her home.
Sir. Page Nelson, of the University Col
lege of Medicine. Richmond. Is the guest
of Ills aunt Sirs J Johnson Downey.
Sir Cec'l IC Sherman has gone to To
ledo, Ohio, for a v Islt
The Jollv Euchre Club met Slonday
night at the residence of Sirs. Albert
Drelfus. Prizes were won by Sirs Julius
Wolf Sirs Sol Genzberger, and Sliss
Rev Dr S v Wallis. of the Fplsco
pal Theological Semlnarv. has returned
from a visit to Fredericksburg. Va
SIIss Ida Rose was tendered a surprise
linen shower Sunday last In honor ol
the announcement of her engagement to
Sir Benjimtn Ezrlne The bride-elect
received man bcuutirul presents.
Slembers of tho Afternoon Auction
Bridge Club were entertained Monday
afternoon b Sliss Emily Johnson at her
home. -Sit rrincn Street Those present
were Sliss Katherlne Hutton. Sandy
serine Sid . SIIss Christina Kemper.
Sliss Julia Nleol. SIIss Nancy Tackctt
SIIss Com Jones, jii's aopnia lacKen,
SIIss Linda Snow
Sliss Jean Brent is visiting relatives
Miss Kathrvn Brill, who has been vis
itlng Sirs James B. SIcAlplnc. of Lona-
conlng. Md- ana .virs ueorgs . m
lson. of Frostburg. Md . for the past
month, has returned to her home In this
Sirs Charles C Greene of Laurel. Del .
who has been the guest of Sir. and
Mrs. Henry O Bannon Cooper, left Fri
day for New York, where she will visit
SIIss Slary Rose Rvan cf Richmond.
Is the guest ot Sliss Kathryn Brill.
Sliss Blanche Stansbury is the guest
of SIIss Susie Yates, Fredericksburg.
Rev C R Strausburg, rastor of the
SIcthodlst Trotestant Church, has return
ed homo from Wilmington. Del., accom
panied by his family, who visited In that
city during the holidays.
Tho "Kit Kats" met Tuesday afternoon
with Sliss Slary Snowden at "home in
Miss Esther Burke entertained the
member of the Auction Bridge Club
at her home In Prince Street Tuesday
evening Those present incmacu au
smm Taekett Emily Johnson. Esther
r-.-r, Allen Anderton. Christina Kem
per; Messrs. William Brooke, Stanley
Blanton, George Anderton, Julian Burke,
Walter C. Foster. Beuderic Howell.
Sirs. Unduch. of Baltimore. Is the
guest ot her parents. Sir. and Mrs.
Lcurgus E. Uhler, at their residence, 33
South Washington Street
Miss Linda Snow has returned from a
visit to Washington, where she visited
Mls Anna Bnrtcls. during 4he week
visited Misses Rebecca and Helen Len-
non. Brookland. D. C
Mrs. Robert L. Fayno and little son.
Robert have returned from a visit to
relatives in Baltimore.
Sliss Grace SIcDonough has returned,
after a v islt to Mrs. Frank Pickett Hay
STr. Howard W. Hulfish. ofThe Plains,
Tauquler County, Va., has Issued Invita
tions to the marriage ot his daughter,
Sliss Slary Worth Hulfish, to Mr. George
Ayers Troth. The wedding will tako
place Wednesday next at Grace Episcopal
Church at The Plains The bride-elect
is well known In this city.
Sliss Betsy' Page, who has been the
guest of Miss Emily Johnson, has re
turned to her home In Fairfax County.
Mrs. Aanes Havener Is the guest ot
her tlsiir, Mrs Sletrah Slakely. Eden-
ton, N. C, with whom she will spend
Never Get There.
No one looks for achievement to a
man who always has an excuse for fail-l
interesting personal experiences with boys
In court. Mr. Chesley discussed "the
boy." from the standpoint ot a Y. SI. C
A worker. Dr, Martha Lyon gave the
viewpoint of a medical practitioner, es
peviany emphasizing the care of the eyes,
and an open discussion of the "boy prob
lem" folic, ed. Sir. and Mrs. Edwin Cal
low furnished a delightful musical pro
gramme . d Miss Alice Slay dwell gave
a-clever little sketch, called, "Keeping a
Chair For a Friend."
The graded and foreign classes which
have held their sessions at the Franklin
Building for many years past were trans
ferred to the Thomson School at Twelfth
and L Streets last Monday evening. The
attendance In all of these classes Is ex
ceptionally large, requiring moro room
than was available at the Franklin. With
in the year, the Franklin will become
administration headquarters, where the
cfDcial and clerical work of the school
system will be transacted.
A special circular letter has been Issued
by Superintendent W. St. Davidson
granting permission for all supervisors,
directors md officials who so "desire to
attend the education convention In Phila
delphia, unless their duties require their
presence here. It Is expected that many
official and departmental "heads'" will be
present at the sessions or the convention.
"Tie Right School'Splrit" is tho heme
of a talk which Assistant Superintendent
i' I Thurston will give at the meeting
of Lincoln Park Association next Wed
nesday evening. Former Superintendent
A. T. Stuart Is Iso scheduled for an
A valentine party, novel and original
as such parties always are when given
by the young ladles of the Normal school.
will be given at Thomson Hall In celebra
tion of tha amorous saint It will be
after tho fashion of "proverbs In porce
lain." and will consist of a succession
of semi-animated tableaux. A large
frame, lighted around the miner edge by
electricity and embellished with fancy
perforated paper to still further suggest
the valentine effect will encompass the
living valentines. The pose will be sug
gested by the verse on the valentine,
which will be recited by the Impersona
tor. Favors and refreshments' will hint
the valcatlne Idea.
Teachers are being reimbursed for re
ductions made in their salaries, accord.
Ing to the comptroller's decision, for ab
sence from December 1. 1910. to March 3.
1911. This Is the result of the test case
known as the "Mildred Dean decision."
SIIss Jennie T. Slartln. teacher of phy
sical geography at Central High School,
has forwarded her resignation to the
Board of Education. She will be married
in the near future to Sir C Car', a
Prominent scientist ot Buffalo.
"Resolved. That the United States is
Justified In making war upon Mexico" was
the subject for debate at Eastern High
School last Wednesday afternoon The
decision was given In favor of the nega
tive supported by Messrs. Chlsholm and
Boteler and Miss Darden. The affirma
tive was upheld by Messrs. Defandorf and
Weber and Miss L. Graves.
Dr. Rebecca. Stoneroad Interested a
large audience of parents and friends of
the fourth division schools at the G rover
Cleveland School on Wednesday evenl g
Ifer subject was. "What the Schools Are
Doing for the Health of the Child." and
she demonstrated clearly that much had
Tennyiion, the I'rlinne.
Edward Whymper. the famous climber.
sas Coulson Kernahan In the Strand.
told me a story of Tennyson which by
mis time may or may not I do not know
nave got Into print At a garden party
a rather gushing )oung girl went up to
the hostess and said "Oh. Is that really.
as I'm told. Lord Tennson sitting there
by himself smoking on that rustic seat"
les. my dear, that Is he," was the
reply Oh, I should so like to meet him
Do Introduce me."" said the drl.
SI dear. Lord Tennjson hates to be
bothered by strangers." answered the
hostess, "and one reason, perhaps, why
he comes to ee me Is that he knows I
never exploit him In that way." "Oh. but
I should love to be able to sav I've met
him." persisted the other "Well, say
you have met him and leave It at that."
was the answer Tho girl, however,
would take no refusal, so. losing pa
tience, her hostess slid: "Very well If
he Is rude to ou as he can be to people
who force themselves upon him vnur
Diooa win d upon our own head."
"Lord Tennson." said the hmiix.
when the two had walked together to the
seat where the laureate was smoking,
"this is SIIss B , daughter of an old
friend of mine, who Is very, very anxious
to have the honor of sajlng "How do ou
do to ou" "How dou do"' respond
ed Tennyson gruffly, and scarcely look
ing up The girl attempted awkwardly
io carry on some sort ot conversation,
but as all she got in reply was an occa
sional "Humph"" or else ston silence,
she lost her nerve and began to wriggle
and fidget. Then the great man spoke:
"'You're like the rest of them." he grunt
ed "You're laced too tightly. I can hear
stas creak." Abashed and embarrassed,
the girl withdrew. Later In the after
noon Tennyson came behind her and. lay
ing a hand on her shoulder, said kindly:
"I was wrong Just now, young lady. It
wasn't your stas I heard creaking, but
my braces. They're hitched up too tight
ly. Sorry " And he lounged awiy
The Merry Game.
This Is a rapid age. ou bet'
And we, as sure as fate.
Will scon evolve some scheme to get
Divorces while you wait
Alnmimnn 1. to he turned nt at the nt m?
SCO) toes annmllj at a r.ew hjdrolertrle nuna
factory now under conatroctioa In North Carolina. -
been done in this line, through Improved
ventilation', exercises In physical culture
Indoors, and sports on the Playgrounds.
Lecture courses to parents with the pos
sibility of being helpful are the moat
recent effort . t
Tech's minstrel show has been placed
under the direction of two well known
musicians. George Herbert Wells, the
organist and Theodora S. Howard, vocal
ist Rehearsals are being held every
Slonday evening. The opening chorus
has been completed and a number of
popular songs will be on the programme.
The musical comedy, which will be, "The
Girl from Havana," Is being worked
LP by a committee possessing; a veritable
genuls for ragtime and popular airs. It
Is promised that some original numbers
will be introduced.
The nineteenth annual meeting of the
Teachers' Aid and Annuity Association
was held at the Franklin School, and.
the officers re-elected for another term.
Sirs. Clara Baker Smith, principal o.f the
Cooke School, and Silas Metella. King,
principal of the Abbot were appointed to
the board of directors. It was voted to
continue dues as at present though the
financial condition of the association
warrants reducing them. The permanent
fund of J10O.0OO wUl hereafter be Increas
ed oy one-fourth the dues of members.
There has been paid out to annuitants
and beneficiaries In tho history of thn
organization. J3J.S33.1S. During the past
ear J7.WS.H has been expended In aiding
twenty living annuitants and payirar twxj
Dr. P. P Claxton. Commissioner or
Education, gave an entertaining address
on the "Principles off Education" at the
Chevy Chase School Tuesday evening. He
maintained that the present school day is
too long, and declared that In the good
time that is coming there will be less
home worlclone and less studying f com
books. A child's everyday experiences
will be studied and developed and ap
plied as the groundwork ot his educa
tion. Dr. Bourdeau-Slsco. of the Takoma
Park Sanatorium gave a very helpful talk
tc the mothers or the Taylor School on
Thursday afternoon "Sex Hygiene" was
treated In a dainty, modest, forceful
Dr A. W. Spanhoofd. head of the
modem language department 'n high
schools, gave a lecture on German le
gends. In the mother tongue, to the Ger
man classes at Western High School
Thursday morning In the afternoon, he
described to tha history classes at Cen
tral the wonderful castles along the
Rhine, and Illustrated his talk with many
well selected lantern slides.
Superintendent M Davidson and
Sirs. Davidson. Sirs. Susie Root Rhodes,
chairman ot the committee on night
schools, and Director B. W Slurch. la-st
week personally visited every night school
of the city.
The hockey season at Western closed
at Christmas, but will reopen early In
Slarch Basket-ball teams for girls have
been selected, and the first outside game
of the ear will be plaed with Gallaudet
at Kendall Green on February 3.
Boys of Tech are constructing a track
on "he lot back of the school At a
meeting held last week one hundred
names were handed In Srf Wilson Offutt
was made captain and Edward B. Harry
chosen manager ot the team. The ath
letic committee has secured the services
of Bralley Glsh. an ex-Olympic meet
man and all-around athlete, to coach the
Amaranto A Abeledo, professor ot his
tory In the University ot La Plata. Ar
gentina, was a visitor at Central High
School during the week.
A revised circular of lnrormation rela
tive to pa men t ot salaries of emploes
In the schools has Just been issued It
contains a more thorough exposition of
the old rules, with recent rulings by the
comptroller and officials
The graduating class of Central enter
tained at a dance at the Washington
Canoe Club Slisses Botkin. Wrignt and
Clark acted as chaperons.
Girls of Tech begin basket-ball prac
tice to-morrow In the room recently fitted
up for their use The following team
managers have been elected Slargaret
BIrdsalcs. Katharine Cleveland. Ida
Harry, Dorothy Pane and Josephine
The famous baseball star. Johnn Beall.
wro has been drafted by the Cleveland
Naps for next seison. visited his alma
mater. SlcKlnley Manual Training School,
Armstrong Slanual Training basket-ball
team plaed the Hiawatha team on Tues
day and defeated them IS to 16.
Jacob Rlls, of New York lectured In
the hall ot the Sf Street High School last
Tuesday on the "Bad Bo " It Is his
belief that there are none, that life Is
controlled by environment and any class
can be practically controlled through
Dr. William C. Woodward will deliver
the address before the Parent Teachers"
Association of the Lovejoy School on
Thursday. SI T. W. Short w 111 preside.
An amusing and ver realistic meeting
of the House of Representatives vvs held
at Business High School Thursday morn
ing in the assembly hall. Tho civics
classes study civics at i.rst hand, having
a regularlv organized Senate and House.
Cabinet officers and even a pres'dent of
the United States. All sorts of parlia
mentary procedure are practically dem
onstrated, bills Introduced and acted upon
and measures adopted and discussed. A
bill for universal suffrage In th District
of Columbia was introduced on Thursday.
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We hare rat the price in half to introduce them.
Each, 8c. Dozen, 80.
These imported jams are triumphs in the
making of table sweets of absolute purity, rich,
natural flavor, and' just right as to sweetness.
Should be on the table at every meal. The
greatest spread for little folks between meals.
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