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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. SUNDAY; DECEMBER 8, 1912.
President Will Attend
Hale Memorial Benefit
Wife and t Daughter of
Chief Executive" Walk
to Church" TocTay:;,
Mr. Taft and Miss Helen Taft walked
ever to the service, at St John's Church
thia morning). The Preatdent remained
indoors, and engaged In raadln'. and
wort. He. will, aa uaual, walk' or drive
Mil. Taft and Mlss.Taft, with Mra.
Laughlln and her two sons, occupied a
bos at the New National last night to
ee Maude Adams In "Peter Pan".
The President and Mrs. Taft accepted
an Invitation to occupy a box at the
opening of the Edward Everett Hale
memorial benefit at the New Wlllard
tomorrow night, when Miss Jean WII
son, the Inimitable teller of charming
stories, and Miss Dorothy Johnstone-
Baaeler, harpist, will give the program.
Besides the President and Mrs. Taft,
Who will occupy a box In the ball room
at the New Wlllard tomorrow night for
the performance to benefit the Hale
memorial, Mrs. Charles Oougtiton Wood,
Mts. Kent, of California; Mrs. Ernest
Roberts, Mrs. Thomai M. Oale, Mrs.
Woodward, and Mrs. Whitman Cross
also will occupy boxes, and each will
have a party with them. Other .who
will hear Miss Jean Wilson and Dorothy
Johnstone-Baselcr In their program of
music and story, will be the Secretary
of State and Mrs. Philander Knox, the
German Ambassador and Countess von
Bernstorff, Mrs. Wlckersham, Mrs. Ed.
son Bradley, Mrs. Charles J. Bell,
Colonel and Mrs. Blount, Senator Bur
ton, Mrs. Charles Henry Butler, Mrs.
Murray Crane, Mrs. J. J. Edson, Dr.
James Flint. Mrs. Duncan W. Fletcher,
Mrs: M. S. deny, Mrs. Mark C. Hanna,
Justice and Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. William
A. Hammond, Mrs. Henry Cabot Lodge,
Mrs. George A. Loud. Mrs. James Mc
Millan, Mrs. Medlll McCormlck, the Rev.
and Mrs. U. O. B. Pierce, Mrs. Myrdn
Parker, Mrs. Ernest Roberts, Prof, and
Mrs. Spanhoff. Mrs. Henry White. Mrs.
Charles Spalding, General Woodhull,
Miss Woodhull and others, who are pa
trons for the event.
Eighty-four InvltAtlons have been
issued for the dinner at the White
House on Thursday night, which the
President and Mrs. Taft 0111 give In
honor of the members of the Cabinet
and their wives. In point of number,
this Is the largest dinner ever given
for the Cabinet, the dinner of last year,
numbering forty-eight, breaking the
record up to that time.
The President entertained at luncheon
at the White House yesterday the
governors of Alabama, Arkansas, Colo
rado, Connecticut. Florida. Georgia.
Idah,o, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massa
chusetts. Minnesota, Missouri, Mon
tana, Nevada, New Tork. North Caro
lina, Ohio. Pennsylvania, South Caro
lina, Bouth Dakota, Utah, Virginia,
West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyom
ing, the Secretary of State, tbe Secre
taty of thr Trn-.s. "y. tho Secretary of
Agriculture, Senator Duncan V.
Fletcher. Congressman William Sulxer,
Congressman James M. Cox, Congress
man Louis B. Hanna, Myron T. Her
rlck, the Secretary to the President,
and Majcr Thim.is T. rthoads.
The Secretary of War and Mrs. Stlm
son entertained at a dinner last night,
the Chief of Staff and Mrs. Leonard
Wood, Brigadier General Wotherspoon,
U. 8. A., and Mrs. Wotherspoon, Gen.
Albert L. Mills, 17. S. A., and Mrs.
Mills. General Garllngton, U. 8. A., and
Mrs. Garllngton, General Alcshlrc, 17.
8. A., and Mrs. Aleshlrc, General
Bhtrpe and General Allen, both of the
army; Miss Gamble, Miss Ruggles, and
Mrs. Judfion C. Clements will present
her daughter. Miss Claudine Clements,
to her friends at a tea on January 8.
The former Speaker and 'Miss Helen
Cannon were joined here today by tho
gianddaughter of Mr. Cannon, Miss
Virginia LeSeure, who will be amonu
the season's buds.
Miss Cannon will give a big, old-fashioned
tea on December 19, when hor
pretty niece will meet the official and
social world of Washington, scores of
them being the friends of years. About
the middle of January, Miss Cannon
will give u large dance for Miss Le
Seure. who has always been known aa
"Uncle Joe's Baby," and later on thcro
will be many smaller dinner dances for
Miss Anne Lcary gave a large dinner
at her home In New York last night in
honor of Mrs. John Hays Hammond,
followed by a large reception and must
oale. Cardinal Farley, Mgr. Lewis, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Waters Taft, Mr. and
Mrs. Btuyveaant Fish. Mrs. Arthur Lee,
of Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Albert H.
Gary, Miss Marguerite Shonts, Fred
erick Townsend Martin and others wero
among tho guests.
The Woman's Democratic Club of
New York will give a reception and
breakfast on Saturday, December 21. at
the Waldorf-Astoria In honor of Mrs.
Woodrow Wilson and the Mlssci
The Houso Keepers Alliance will give
a luncheon and a sale of Porto Rlcan
embroideries and other fancy articles
Monday from 12:30 to 5 p. m. at the
home of Mrs. A. P. Clark. Jr., lTfU
Lanier place. Mrs. Ilnrvey W. Wile;',
president of the alliance, will assist,
also Ellen Vinton, Mrs. W. D. Blgelaw
Mr. Brun, minister from Denmark,
and Mr. Ukengren, mln ater from Nor
way, villi go to New York tomorrow
morning to attend the reception at the
opening of the Scandinavian Art Exhi
bition. They will receive, In company
with Mr. Bryn, Swedish minister, the
distinguished guests who havo been In
vited. - -Tho
Mexican ambussador went to New
York yesterday to remain until to
morrow or Tuesday. The rumor that
the ambassudor would retire from his
post hero has taken definite form. It
wus suld at the embassy yesterday that
Senora do Calero would not come to
Washington this season, and that the
ambassador would go to Mexico at the
end of this month. It Is thought be
yond a doubt that the minister of for
eign affairs in Mexico, his successor,
u now on tbe way. ta tWs country..
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Lieut. Col. Jutfson Is.
Urged for Position
Congressman Burleson of Texas Is
ono of the men urging Lieut, coi.
William V. Judson, - Engineer Com
missioner of the District, for appoint
ment to the Panama Canal organisa
tion. Yesterdav Mr. Burleson called- on
President Taft for this purpose and
was informed-by the President that
he Is apposed to making any change
In the commission, but that a vacancy
had arisen by the resignation of S.
B. Williamson, division engineer of
the Pacino' division.
President Taft has stated that he
Is thoroughly opposed to supplanting
any man on 'the eye' of ,tho complc
tlon of the great1 work.
Patrick Goes to.
Home of Relatives
. ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1-Albert T. Patrick,
recently pardoned from Sins Sing, ,hus
arrived here and departed for tho coun
try home of his brother-in-law, John T.
Mllllken, at Crescent, Mo. Patrick re
fused to talk,' saying Mllllken had ask
ed him' not to give any Interviews.
The newly organised Washington
Temple congregation, nonaectarlan, will
m addressed by Evangelist Menta stur-
J eon, of New Tork, this afternoon at
o'clock In the New Masonic Temple.
The subject of the address will .be
"The Coming Government To Be (Uni
versal." , i
Discovery of Garb, '
Is Clue in Murder
IMTTHIJUIiall. Dec. . County de
tectives found In an. East Pittsburgh
printer's shop., a suit of clothing
worn by Edward Kxler, on th day lie
Is accused of "'having attacked and
murdered v twelve-year-old Lillian
Hchadle and' this clue materially
strengthens the .case again thfcmun.
When the detectives arrested lExler,
they were shown a brown suit he was
supposed to have worn when the
crime was committed.' M.atcr they
learned Exler had worn a grav suit
and had sent it to the cleaners. The
detectives also. say thev havo found
another evewltnoss of the move
ments nf Kxler and the Schadle alrl
an hour before the crime was com
Illinois Has Higher
Tax Rate for 1913
SPRINGFIELD, III., Dec. (.-Thirty-eight
cenls on each $100 of equalised
valuation of property will be the stato
tux 'rate In Illinois next year. In tho
aggregate the rate Is 1 cents higher
than last year, due to the 10-eent uni
versity tax provided by law. The rate
for general revenues and the i schools,
however, this year will be 7 cents lower
than those of last year.
Citizens to Meet.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Northeast Washington Cltlsens' Asso
ciation will be held tomorrow night at
Northeast Temple, Twelfth and H
streets northeast. The recommenda
tions of the committee on the "George's
report" will be discussed.
Fraternity Men at
Tho first Inter-fraternity smoker
of Georsn Wanlilnrton University
students was held last night In'' the'
Continental Hotel. Slorc.than 160,
Greek letter men attended. Tho smok
er , was tho Initial gathering,, of the
new organisation at George Wash
ington' of all the fraternity 'men.
Rear Admiral Stockton, 'retired,
president of the university, exwessed
lila sentiments and npprectatlon 'of
ine worx oi me men, tnronsjn m, jauer
which was read before the gathering.
Brief speeches were made by Dealt'
Jones, of the college of law: Dean
Howard K Itnrigklns, of the col
lege of engineering; C. B. Dei Jardlns
and Harold Keats..
For Blind this Week
Two entertainment' hare been
ranged for the blind during the weak of
December s. Th6,.flt entertainment
will hs held onlTuesdajvDecemberTto.
til:SO p. m. Dr. B. S. rormanwiii iSt
two., file subject will . "ThVlK
gaff.: -On Friday at p. Si. Mu2 vffiT
Chosen Rhodes Scholar.
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec- I-Omm.
Van Bantvoord of Troy.'-NYr.. whSK
graduated from Yale fast June, w2s tE
fcttSEffi X """ Rhodes ichok?
OxlSrS PM tuy t
Over 200 distinctly different designs. Solid Gold,
Gold Filled, Bterllng Sliver, Oun Metkl, and. Enamel.
Borne plain, some set with seml-preclous stones, some
with genuine diamonds.
50c to $20
Copyright by Buck.
HISS LEILA HARBISON,
Daughter of Mrs. Gtorga F. Harrison.
Miss Leila Harrison, daughter of Mrs.
George F. Harrison, will make her
debut at a tea and dance given by her
mother and her aunt, Mrs. Ednard
Uualtrough, at the Playhouse Tuesday
Lieut. Byron A. Long, U. 8. N., en
tertained a number of guests at lunch
eon at tho Chevy Chase Club today.
Mrs. J. M. Culp is entertaining Miss
Martha Woolwlne of Los Angeles, and
Miss Susan Wyndom of Savannah, Ga
both studonts at the Cathedral School.
Mrs. Culp entertained for them at the
Columbia Theater last night and nlll
give a dinner for them tonight. Tues
day. Mrs. Culp will leave Washington
for Birmingham, Ala., to visit nor
daughter. Mrs. Henry J. Porter, a debu
tante of two seasons ago. Mrs. Porter
and her Infant daughter, Adaltne Culp
Porter, will return to tho Capital with
Mrs. Culp, for a sart of tho winter.
The Congressional Club has arranged
in interesting program for tho season,
beginning with a reception on New
Year Day, from 2:30 to 6:30. Other events
ure a icceptlon January 3 at 9 o'clock
In honor of the Speaker and Mrs. Clark;
a tea January 17 for the debutantes
whose mothers are members of the club,
a reception January 21 In hopor of the
Diplomatic Corps, a club breakfast on
Febrtiary 1 at 12:30, a reception Febru
ary 25 at 9:30 for the Presldent'and Mrs.
Taft. The latter Invitation wilt be one
of tho latit the President and Mrs. Taft
will accept before leaving the White
House. Tho' Congressional Club enter
tained them just before the President
took the oath of office.
Mrs. Edmund Edmund Foes, wife of
Congressman Foss of Illinois, has gone
abroad, to remain for tho winter. Mr.
Foss has taken upartments at the Graf
ton during her absence.
There will be an Informal tea given
by tho board of managers and tho
junior committee of the Working Boys'
Home on Thursday, December 12, from
3 to 6 o'clock, at tho George Maulsby
Memorial Home, 230 . street. Mrs.
Walter Tuckerman Is president of the
junior committee, and Mrs. William Kcr
Is acting president. A sale of Christmas
articles will be carried on during the
An Interesting ceremony took place
at 1:30 today at St. Margaret's Church
when the christening of Walter McLean
Patterson, the Infant son of Mr. and
Mrs. Paul C. Patterson, of Baltimore,
took place. Miss Kathertne Jennings,
who was. a bridesmaid at the wedding
of Mrs. Pate'rson, stood as god
moCTter. while Dr. Duncan W. McKtm
and Dr. J.' Morris Slemons, of Haiti
moic, are godfathers for the little boy.
Dr. Slemons could not come to Wash
ington today, and Lcroy Tuttle proxlod
for him. A largo number of tho
friends of the mother and father and
the grandfather and grandmother, Capt.
Walter McLean, U. 8. Tt., and Mrs.
McLeun, were present.
Today Is also the sliver wedding an
niversary of Captain and Mrs. McLean,
and the godparents of the baby and a
number of other guests were en
tertained at luncheon at the McLean
Mrs. Sankoy Bacon, wife of Dr. Ba
ron, U. 8. N has out Invitations for a
ten on December 10 at the homo of her
mother, Mrs. Hugh T. Taggart, In
Georgetown. Mrs. Bacon Is spending
the winter with her mother, whllo Dr.
Ilacon Is on sea duty.
For Xmas Gifts
Want to give friends a gift
choose Hand Painted China
ware. None so pretty as
"Sherr'att's." Everything to be
found here from the small pin
tray to the most elaborate tea
sets, vases, etc. Prices most
Sherratt's China Art Shop
608 13th Street N.W.
Children's Solid Gold
Heart and Chain,
Originality Is the Keynote of
Lucios Christmas Display
Jewelry is the one gift that appeals to all. We have 20 stores in this country andf8 in 'the prin
cipal cities of Europe, and manufacture all our own goDds.'therefore saving you the middleman's profit.
Every article in LUCIOS store is sold to the best of our knowledge at jn- lower price than the
same article is sold for at any other store in Washington.
100 now designs (with
chain) $8 values, special,
100 designs, sterling
sliver set with stones,
$1 .00 up
M i I
dTw Cannot be told
F from the natural
ble. All sixes.
I I $2.50
ijifflSg aH 'ate
$5 to $18
Fifty designs other houaes ask
nearly double for similar di'ilfpis.
lmcios wm Famous
Lucios Pearls surpass any pearls,
regardless of cost.
Spectal for this week
Our regular $3. DO single strand with Lucios Diamond
Oar regular fS Indestructible single strand, all sizes, this
Our regular 18 strand, all sizes, this
Kvery Pearl Guaranteed.
Set in solid gold
and ptatlnum top
with genuine dia
monds, 175 value.
Hundreds of New
25c to $2.50
Sterling silver, sol
Id gold, gold rilled,
gun metal and atono
RINGS for Men, Women and Children
Solid gold, sterling silver, gold tilled In fact,
every kind imaclnable from the plainest to the most
elaborate bam.uc: rlnc. set with precious and semi
precious stones. Special for this week.
Solid Gold Children's Rings tt AA
with sets, $1.50 values, ? UU
Solid Gold Signet Rings, f) 7c
$3.50 values $v 3
Solid Gold Misses' Rings, tf O jrf,
$5.00 values ?Ji3v
ncgular $3.50 German Silver McbIi
Dag, kid Hoed. Special for ?1 BE
this week wltlu
Gold Filled Mesh Bags, (lAAA
$15 values, special 9XU.vU
The latest vogue in Chains for
Watches and Lorgnettes. About 50
With silver $1 f"
With solid gold $" aa
With Lucios Diamond Af 7 f
GOLD WATCH BRACELETS
Tho season's 'most popular Jewelry novelty for both
men and women. Watches are excellent time keepers
bracelets aro the latest expanding, link effects; solid
gold, full Jewel movement. (Sold elsewhere $99 K(i
20-year gold filled standard movement. (Sold (CIO CA
elsewhere for $15.00) OlA.tJV
2 for 25c
THE NEW NECKBANDS
Narrow velvet ribbon with pen
dants of various designs, (like
cut.) $5 value.
Parisian Ivory Clocks
Regular $1.50 val- fij-f aa
ues. Special 91.UU
GoM rilled .
Solid GoM .
. $2.50 hp
. $7.50 up
Solid Gold Link
50 new designs to se
Solid Gold Link and
Actual $i val
ues; boxed like
$1.S0 values. 01 tl
German silver hand en
graved and plain, uuad
ruple sliver plate flfC AA
$8 value. Special WU.UU
Good Xmas Gift for Gettlemei
We show about 10 different roles
regular $10 values.
A full Line
the only jllverware that
is Huaronted for SO years
guaranteed by the
Community Sliver Co.
Here at lowest prices.
Gentlemen's Extra Thin
gold case. Sold
elsewhere for $S.
kprlco .. S5.U0
t It I n Keystone
cane, ten year
gold ease, Kln
Extra fine quality pearl, (CI AA
$2 value. Special OJ..UU
Also In Laps. Turquoise, Coral,
Amber, Sapphlro, and C1 AA
Topaz, at wl.Ulf
Silverplated Sugar Caddies
With glass stand. 1 AA
Full Dress Studs
Lucios Pearls . $1.00
Solid Gold . . $1.00
LUCIOS, 1 307 F Street N. W.
Special For This Week '
Solid Gold Iliacelot, sold In ',
other stores for $8.00; our CET A
Special Gold Filled UraccUt with .
Joint and catch, all sizes Includ- '
lug children's. AA
$2 vulue. Special t... vxW