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TUti -WASHINGTON TIMES, SLNUAV7 JbNE 3rllSr
COLLEGE OP MUSIC
Exercises Held at Columbia
Commencement exercises of t'.ir
Washington Colletjo of music wfiv
Jjeld on 'Wednesdny afternoon, Jure
18th, at the Columbia Theater.
A large class, composed of both vocal
and piano students, wcro graduated,
and an excellent musical program was
given. Tie rt-.. w "!. I.. Witl
derspoon gave the opening i,rayer and
pronounced the bi'iicdlctlon. und Mr.
Sydney Lloyd Wrlghtson, p-csldent of
the collene, presented the diplomas) and
certificates. The class of 1912 had the
following awards. Vocal Post gradu
ate diploma, Gertrude Karla Router;
artist's diploma, Mnbel LoulHr Renzlei ,
teachcr'B ccrtillcato, Leonore Mario
Fuller, Mary Pearl Ilobicvii , und
Charles David Chuich
Piano Artist's diplomas. Susannah
Jlurrcws Jenlngs, William Scnttt C?a
chell, Uf'Shu Shepherd Dover, Isabel
Jurvls Prlmm. Hilda Marie Ueothum,
James Russell Uarr, and jiriii Roe
Adeline Kampfe, Kthei Marguerite Wei
ler, Lucy Neville Smith. Anna Kllr.n
beth Johnson. Virginia Forsyth Cham
bers, Marie Kstelle Chambois, .Marie
Estolle Belt, and Velma Ala Hitch
cock. The officers o the class of 1012 fol
low. Isabel Jarvls Prlmm, chairman;
Executive committee William Scarf
Qatchell, Flora Adeline Kampfe, Mabel
Louise Benzler, and Mary Pcnrl Robi
son. The musical program was given by
the following: Misses Gatchell, Henzler
Belt, Prlmm, Hall, Beotham, Bumph
rcy, Router and Kampfe, Mrs. Fuller,
Neale and Jenlngs, and Messrs. Burr,
Church and Backing.
No encores weie g,lvon, and the ae
compnnists wcro Mrs. Jewell Downs
and Miss Julia Ihk'"". Mis Ui'er,
who received the only post-graduate
diploma given, lias completed the five
year course, those receiving artist's
diplomas, a four-year course, and those
receiving the teacher's certificate, the
The summer term will onn next
Monday, and the regular college term
Rill begin September 1C.
The membors of tho Washington
Grand Ooera Society were ontettnlnt-d
at a social musical by Charles t. Per
kins, at the Amsterdam npartimnt
house last Thursday nli;ht An Intel -cstlng
musical program was glvtn. In
cluding spvral seleeilons of old plan
tation melodies. Tentative plans are,
being laid by th society to produce tho
light opera, "Pinafore," In the fall.
In the furu-i the o;:anlatlon will be
known as tho Washington Opera Club.
Among those prpsent were: Mrs. A.
M. Darlington, Mrs. W-illor. Mlrses
Bertha Matthews. Ada Graver, Valerie
rouo, Blanche Miller, Helen Flshback,
me misses iiaivorsen. Jack Howie,
Arthur Jett. Irving Furr. A. C. Beach,
Fred Schaeffer, Walter Carter. Ralph
v-uuy, rjugene waiter, .inrm-s jj. j;a
ley, and Charles K. Perkins.
A Friday morning musleale was given
on the 21st. at tho studio of Mrs
Suzanne Oldborg. TIiofp taking part
were Miss KdlMi Wurdeman. and Mr.
and Mrs rthur Bryant, of Alcxandilu
Gome enjoyabls nnmlien were given,
including the "Je.vol Song'' from
p. Frank Gobest presented his pu
pils In a recital, glwi at his ' studio,
H!7 Fourteenth street Inst night.
Ilnrry H. Campnnll, baritone, and ,Vn.
Eunice Hildebrnnd, violinist, apststed
the pupils In the program of fifteen
numbers. MMidMssnrm's overture to
"Hebrides," for two p'nnos was given
by Missus Hardest v and Dortch. ind
Mcffrs Bostroeni and Gebe.vl Selec
tions finin Schubeit, I.lt-zt, Nevin, Jys
chctlKv and otifis wen- gien bv the
following" Mlssoi Stedmnn, Rensen,
Joanna Pettnale, Gladys Kr.in. Stew
nrt. Elizabeth Petlngale. ami Golden,
and Mr. Fowell.
Last Friday evening at the lectin c
hall of thi Ep'phanv pailsh house,
tho pupils of VlllUuii J. Cates, ns
flstetl by Mlsj Mabel Ioulf.e Rentier,
Mlf-s Gi"tnid' Vrooman. Mian Miriam
alrbank. Miss T,til i Tavenner Mls.-t
Marie R.U, Mis Daisy Hopwood and
Master Marvin Smith, gave a recital, at
which "i program of lhlrty-tlireo num
bers was tendered. Thos" pupils tpklng
?' art in the progiam were as follow
tlpyes Ixekie, Hrawner. Ciimnuns,
lolms. End.'rs. Annu nnd Nellie Kld
vell, Hrritai?e. Munnerlyn. Sargeunt,
Cleveland. Gopfrt. Tavenner. Snlo
man, Belt, Donn, Edith and Anna
Brandt. Claiborne. Bell. Thompson and
Donaldson, and Messrs. S uith Bitter,
Oodfrey. Perry. Mieha-1, Butts, Risk,
Enders, and Hop'vaoJ.
Officials of the Washington Sym
phony orchestra nre already making
plans for tho coming season, and i. ith
the approval of the oichosira by the
Board of Trade, whieli adopted, at i"
last meeting a resolution to that efict,
an acth'n cumpalgji for puli'Ve ftivor
will be made Among the suppoi ters of
the organization are numbered man of
thR most Influential people in tho Dis
trict. Tho officers of tho organization
are- Mrs. Herbert Avudawnrth, presl
dent: A. P Gordon-dimming,
vlce-pre?ijent , Percy S. l-oster secot
vice prerldent; K. M.-. Hochard, secre
tar.r; Charles T. Tlttman, counsel,
Helnrlch Hammer, conductor. Herman
C. Rakemann, concert master: and Guv
A. Ourand, press representatiw. The
directors are Mrs V Sinclair Uftwen,
Mrs. If. Clav Browning. Mrb. siinnii -1
F Emmons, Mrs. Preston Gibson, Mis.
Robert Hinckley, Mrs. B. M Randolph.
Mrs F Kremont-Smlth, Mrs. Walte
Tuckerman, Mrs John J. White. Mrs
7om A Williams, E. M. Bochard, Carl
A Droop, Percy S. Foster, A. P. Goi-rton-Cummlng,
George n Kennedy
Ctus A. Ourand, J. Martin Scrnnag)
Wllll.am P. Van Wickle, and John M.
Union Trust Company
Will Honor Vouchers
The Union Tiust Company has
Stepped Into tho breach created by
President Tnft's veto of the army lull
)iy announcing that it would honor all
pav vouchers presented by army offi
cers pending the enactment of legisla
tion bv Congress which will make their
A statement Issued yesterduv by Ed
'ward J. Stellwngen, president of tho
company. Is ns tojlftws:
"In the event that the army apptopil
.atlon hill does not pass Congiess in
time for the usual pay disbursement to
be made July 1. 1912. we desire to say
Jhat Union Trust Company will be
pleased to cash tho pay vouchers of
any officers In the scrvlco who may
jvlsh to use their funds befoio the
Regular appropriation bill become
Rabbi Simon to Lecture.
4 A series of ten lectures nn "The His
tory of Jewish Education" will he de
livered b Rabbi Abram Simon, of
Eighth Street Temple, at the Fnlveis-
Ity of Virginia summer school. Di.
JSlmon .leaves fox Charlottesville, Va.,
Clyde Fitch's Most Power
ful Drama of Modern
In the most powerful of the Civile
Fiti'h duiinas of modern social life,
"The Climber," the Columbia Playeis
will ho pi esented tomorrow night und
for the remulnde." of the week at the
Columbia Theater. It Is a play ,nat
ivas made memorable nt the time of
Its original production In Now York
at tho Bijou Vheater with a notablo
cast headed by Amelia Bingham, and
mat has owr since been a favorlto
with the thcuer-golng puLlic.
The aeenei are all familiar and the
rlaywrlght has mado them most real
istic. In the construction of "Th
Climbers" Mr. Fit "!i 1-r.s ventured dar
incly for the sake of rnovelty, but so
sullfully bus he Introduced his oilglnal
ideas that the episodes do not even
tuccest theatrical trickery.
" The Climb-Ts" Is, perhaps, tho best
known of Mr Fitch' plaj s. It is a
play with nurpose. The motive unl
the story are told in thrs words ut
tered bv' one of the eharacteis; "There
ill o social cllmliers, but alth !s ih
good an ;;oal I wis a cllmocr aftc-r
wealth and all it brings.
The speaker Is Richard t-'terllng. a
1. w(.r who speculated In Wall Stieet
with oliier people's money, and finally
in hrouaht U the end of bis tethr. In
addition to tho strong situation presen
ted, the play lino abounds In comedy.
U the Columbia thlrf week the cist
will In. lode Vlllliim Robirtioi' as
Pkluud Steilln?, ffdwuid Hass Robins
as his friend, Cdwaitl 'ardin- Geoi ;
W. Barliler as Fredn iek Mas in. .1
llammonl Dall-v as Johnnv Tiotter. a
niddenlv rich Westerner, St-nle James
a IT. Stolnlmrt. John M Kline as
Godsbv, Aitbiir Ritchie ns Hie serant,
CniMHi Davenport as Jordan, Frame
vniuiii, -,u Mr, -steillncr. Julia Blanc as
ir. llini'er. Violet Hcmlng as Clara
Hanter, ."arrle 1'hntcher as Mis Hun
ter an elderlv .unit. Aline DeDerniO't
u Mis G-idsliv. and a rctjr im of
ethers 'in III-'1 many ImrnfWnt parts
with wlil"'i th jilnv abounds.
Paul Armstrong's biggest dramatic
success, "Alius Jlmm Valentine," will
be tho offering of the Poll Players next
week, when A. H. Van Huron will bo
seen III the title role and Izettn Jewel
,.iu nin- the nart made famous by
Lnuiittc Taylor In tho oilglnal New
"Alia Jimmv Valentine" tells the
thrilling story of a joung man who is
fieel fiom prison through the i fforts of
a voting girl whom he had protei ted
from the attack of a rufllan. hen
young Valentine gets out of Sing Slug
he face. a world which looks askanco
at a fotmer convict. But the girl again
,.or,,r,u tr lilu II KKlst iHH'C. 1111(1 lie 1 given
a position of ttust in her father's b mk.
Here alentlne works himself up to the,
rashtcrshlp and his futuie seems fall .
sailing, when suddenly nis arm em-no,
a drteetive, appears on the scene and
attempts to carry the hero back to
prison on a charge of bank burglarj
committed ronii) vcars before. Valen
tine's only hope Is to attempt an alibi.
This scheme woilts admirably until it is
nnnounccd that the babv sister of the
girl ho loves has been locked up in a
vault, of which no one knows the com
bination. Here Valentino calls Into play
his wondeiful powei of opening a sate
i v "fcellna;" th- ;omblnatlon, and tlnu
Stands convicted of being the man the
detective Is peeking. But in a truly log
ical manner the ending Is happy, com
bining a thrilling detective drama and u
The Metiopolltiin Minstrels will ap
pear at the Cosmos thecomtng week.
Thoy have been an annual attraction,
piobably the most popular of all Cos
mos bookings. The ofgnrlzit'on Is
1'iaded by Miss Raj Tooliy. und Is
composed of rivo young women and
two young men. Second on tbe list
of attractions Is the Ij Nctte trio,
bringing many of th- latest Uioadway
teipslchnican novelties to tho city
Matthews, Scaith, und M itt ievv3 will
oifer u clever skit, ranging from rag
liino to gran I open nt tied. "Before
the Show".KeIo nrd Payne v. HI be seen
In n clever aeiobatlc a t Imported fi'cm
Euiope, and Geoige Fivdo will pitscnt
some new funuylsms In nis role as a
German musical comedian. I'atht's
weekly rev'cw, supn'emuiled by tana
new photo plu, h'.-.ida tlio Hi n fea
tures. Clear of Debt.
Rev. S. I. Carruthers has been re
appointed pastor of Galbralth A. M. E.
Zlon Chui' h for the coming jear. He
accepted the pastorate In 1901 and under
his administration the church has near
ly, cleared- Itself of the 119.0000 -debt
I Ht bLfflDLKb
hanging over tu
NAVAL MILITIA TO
MAKE CRUISE IN JULY
Local Boys Spend a Week Aboard
Uncle Sam's Sea
The Dlstrlce or Columbia Naval Mi
litia will start on its annual summer
cruise with the L'nltcd Stutes navy
The District battalion, with tho naval
mllltla organizations from New York,
Pennsylvania and Noith Carolina, will
cruise on tho warships Rhode Islulid,
Alleen, MachlaH and Chicago, with their
lendevous at Tangier Sound In lower
Chesapeake Bay. The ciulse this jc.ir
will last but one week Instead of two,
tho other werk to b put In nboa-d
tho mllltla. vessel Puritan.
It has not been decided whether the
battalion will go to Norfolk aboard tho
Puritan, or on one of the vessels on
which they will paitlclpate with Uncle
Sam's seamen In manning tho guns.
Successor to Milstead.
George F. Graham, for several years
an emiiloe of the Interstate Com
merce Commission, lias been appointed
disbursing clerk to tho conKrlsMon, to
succeed II. S. Milstead, who resigned
to enter private bus'ness in New York.
The ihangc will become effective July 1.
I Lower Cost j
This new beverage is made instantly by stirring
a teaspoonful of Instant Postum in a cup of hot
water and adding sugar and cream to taste.
A 100-cup tin of Instant Postum costs SO cts.
at grocers 1-2 ct. per cup.
(Smaller tin at 30 cts.)
Regular Postum, large pkg. (must be boiled
S minute), 25 cts.
Coffee averages about double that cost
"There's a Reason' '
TO BE PRESENTED
BY POLI PLAYERS
Patterson's Newspaper Play
Will Be Attraction
Tho Poll Players will bo seen In a
genuine novelty for Washington next
week when they present Joseph Mo
dell Patterson's newspaper play, "The
Fourth Estate," for this drama, al
though a big New Tork and Chicago
success has never been presented In the
"The Fourth Estate" tells an absorb
ing story of heart Interest woven
around a young managing editor of
high purpose nnd lofty ideals. He Is
battling for tho right against civic
chicanery and treachery. Tho owner
of the paper discharges him because
some of his articles have caused ad
vertisers to withdraw their patronage.
Hut at this crucial moment In his ra-
leer a now capitalist buys the controlN
Ing Interest in tho paper and learning
of the yodng reporter's career offers
him the position of managing editor.
In time the now owner and the new
managing editor come to a parting of
the ways, and the pivotal scene In the
play takes place In the composing room
of the paper at the hour of going to
press. There Is the hum of machinery
and the buzz and stir of the final mo
ments in the making of a great Jour
nal. The stago settings are said to be
most Intricate and elaborate, genuine
typesetting machines. In operation, be
ing shown. The orlgnlel New York
production has been obtalne.d for the
Down River Planned
Tomorrow night a forty-mile "moon
light" excursion down the Potomac will
be enjoyed bv a large number of Wash
ingtonluns, nboard the steamer St.
Johns. The vessel will leave tho foot
of Seventh street at 7 o'clock.
The season schedule of tho St. Johns,
on her trips to Colonial Beach, have
been adopted. Sunday, Tuesday,
Wednesday. Thursday, and Friday
moinit.gs of the week she will leave the
docks at a o'clock. On Saturday after
noon the time is -' 30 o'clock, the time
of arrival In Colonial Beach being 7 30
o'clock In the evening. Stops arc made
at Alcxandila on the trips both ways.
Kallipolis Grotto to
Give Picnic on July 24
The third annual excursion of Kalli
polis Grotto, No. 15, Mystic Order Veiled
Prophets of the Enchanted Realm, will
ho held nt Chesapeake Beach on Wed
nesday, July U. There are between S00
and 1W Prophets In Washington and a
full attendance la expected.
A ticket selling contest will be put
on, and the person selling the most
tickets will br award a solid gold dia
mond and nearl set Prophet's button.
Edward S. Schmld Is chairman of tho
program committee, nnd P. R. Pullman
chairman of the entertainment commit
No boiling (
than most coffee,
and costs about
naif as much.
POSTUM CEREAL 00., LTD., BATTLE
MERRY OUTING AT
Men Connected With Rail
and Water Carriers Have
For we've sot railroads to ride upon,
Btarnboat to burn,
Alnnlpa to fly In, autoa at every turn.
We're happy tonight, boys, filled with de
light, Bo whoop It up! whoop it up'
More than 150 members of the Wash
ington Traffic Club chanted this song bb
their special train rolled into Washing
ton last night from Chesapeake Beach.
The men who havo charge of the rail
road and water transportation facilities
of tho National Capital were guesta of
tho Chesapeake Beach Railway Com
pany yesterday, and for more than
eight hours they enjoyed themselves to
their hearts' content.
Baseball, bathing,, rowing, and other
sports engaged the attention) of the
visitors until 7 o'clock, when all repaired
to the Hotel Belvedere, where a typical
Southern dinner was served.
It was at the dinner1 that the real
climax of the day's entertainment oc
curred, Commissioners Rudolph and
Judson, Congressman Phillip Campbell
of Kansas, S. L. Heacock, president of
the Chesapeake Beach Railway Com
pany: Odell S. Smith, George P. James,
of the Atlantic Coast Line; "Jake" Mof
fett, and others made speeches that won
continued applause, and Joy was uncon-
flned until the hour of the departure of
the train for Washington.
In the afternoon a baseball game was
played between teams representing the
railroad agents nnd tho steamship
agents. The former, known as the
"Rallblrds," defeated tho "Jolly Tars"
by a score of 7 to 2 and won a silver
The rules and regulations to govern
the game, which, were printed upon tho
souvenli program, indicated that the
contest would be a comedy of errors,
but the game was hotly contested until
the last Inning, when an error started
the railroad men upon their way to
At the dinner the championship cup
was presented to George P. James, man
ager of the victorious team, by Commis
A number of souvenirs were presented
to tbe traffic men and the paper caps
distributed Just after the train left
Chesapeake Junction, at 2-sn o'clock,
were wftirn until the excursionists reach
ed Warhlngton. at 11:30 o'clock last
At the dinner John Gorman won ap
plause for his comic stories. Howard I..
Hill, of Baltimore, scored a hit with his
piano selections, and Matt Hornc. "One
of the Finest," was encored several
times forWs piano solos.
Is Visiting Here.
William Culllson. producing manager
for tlw Luhln Motion Picture Com
pany. Is spending a two-weeks' vaca
tion In Washington His friend, James
Thatcher, manager of Poll's, lias per
suaded him to Join the Poll organization
and play the part of the lieutenant gov
ernor In "Alias Jimmy Valentine."
m i ii. mImAmm. M "
Piwtain Ccical Col UmBe
Season's Fifth Week ' '
Opened at Glen Echo
n i i
With concerts b.y tho 8oldorfl' Homo
Bnhd carded' for this afternoon and to
nlghtMn addition io tho many attrac
tions thnt mnko-a visit- to the park
well, .wqrjh, .wlille or .those .seeking
harmless .Sunday amdsprnent, alcn Echo
Park today ' starts j)q firth week of Its
Tho Gravity Catcr with Its Invigor
ating "Rldfe Amid the Trees-Tops,"
the mCrry-grf-rouml. Ferris wheel, mlno
turo. electric railway new midway and
scores of other attractions will ne in
operation this wrpjt. The big dancing
pavilion Is perported to bo one of tne
most popular places on the grounds..
Concert at Cosmos.
-Ph. rnsmos concerts today will be of
their usual excellence, the speclalllcs
being of the kind that novo proven bo
attractive tnis season.
V m W m m m m KdHATiNccs at sis
1 By CLYDE FITCH rXHl
HHj THE WRONG MR. WRIGHT ffl
Mr. S. Z. Poll Presents
The Popular Poll Players
In the Big New York Success
Alias Jimmy Valentine
The Play With the Powerful Punch
Prices Evenings, -
Daily Matinees (Except Monday) All Seats, 25 Cents
THE BIG.AMUSEMEJtfT CITY OF ENTRANCING JOY
GLEN ECHO PARK
WASHINGTON'S REFINED RESORT ON THE POTOMAC
ADMISSION ALWAYS FREE
FOUR "POP" CONCERTS TODAY
This Season's Sensational Success
GRAVITY SCENIC ROLLER COASTER
The Dip, MIn. Ry., Carrousel, Midway of Fun
World's Largest Ferris Wheel
Many Small Amusements, Boating, Excellent Cafe
SPACIOUS PICNIC AND PLAY GROUNDS
AND THE POPULAR AND WELt CONDUCTED
WITH SUPEIV3 CHAS. O. MILLS' ORCHESTRA
CONNECTION WITH SPECIAL FEATURES JULY 4
Washington's Atlantic City
PALATIAL STEAMER HT. JOHNS.
Leave Seventh Street Wharf every
day except Monday, at 3 a. m.
SATURDAY AT 2:30 P.M.
SUNDAY AT 9 A. M.
Splendid heach, boardwalk, salt wa
ter bathlns, tlBhlnsr. crabbing, danc
ing, all amusements. Fare season trip,
good until September 3. 1 oo, one
day trip, 50c.
Woodward & XtOthrop
Employes' Relief Assn.,
to Marshall Hall,
Monday, June 24
Steamer "Macalester" leaves 7th at.
wharf at 6.30 p. m Tickets, ;5c. Good
on morning and afternoon boats.
STEAMER CHARLES MACALESTER
TWO TRIPS DAILY TO
Ltavlng Secnlh Street Whirl at 10 a. ra..
returning at Z.16 p. m.; Itatlcc at 2.10 p. m..
returning at I It p. m. Round trip, Uo.
Including admUilon to ground! and raantlea.
Skin Easy to Have
(Elberta Rcld in Woman's Tribune )
You who dcslro to regain a youthful
appearance will io wen
acquaintance of tho two slmpje,
valuable, nrescrlntlons lfer given;
To make an effective wrlnklo-choser,
mix an ounce of saxolllo and n. half
pint witch hazel. Bathe the face In tho
solution Immediately every wrinkle Is
affected. It acts wonderfully on sag
ging facial muscles, also, the lotion
possessing remarkably astringent an.d
To gut rid of nn aged, faded pr diR
colored complexion, buy ah ounce of
common mercrtllzod wax nt nny drug
storo and apply nightly ns you.svould
cold cream, erasing this mornlrigs with
soap and water. This will slowly ab
sorb the undcslrahlo surfaco skin, re
veallng the younger, brighter, health
ier skin underneath I -know of nothing
to equal this treatment as a facial re
- 25, 50 and 75 Cents
THURSDAY, 9 P. M.
To NEW YORK & BOSTON
Norfolk and Old Point Comfort
Modern Sti'cl Pnluoe Steaiuerx
From WnMiliiKtmi Dull ti45 l'.M.
Cltj Ticket Oftlce.T'JO 1 1th SLN.W.
Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Co.
CONCERT EVERY EVENING AT
f HEVY CHASE LAKE
Bj Larco Section
U. S. Marine Band
MERRY-GO-ROUND AND OT1ILJI
DANCING ADMISSION FREE.
For a Day's Outing
Splendid Shade, Good
CARS LEAVE 30th AND
M STREETS N. W.