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Magnolia I,edge has appointed a com
mittee to arrange for an entertainment
and dance to he given next March in
celebration of the anniversary of the
institution of the court.
Grand Senior Woodward Harry Si
mon and Grand Secretary Cordy paid
an official visit to Madrone last week,
and, after the routine of the visit was
at a close, the officers of the court and
those of the circle of the Companions
of the 'Forest of America were in
stalled at a public meeting, in the
presence of a large number of people.
The officers of court San Benito and
circle were jointly installed in Hoi
lister last week.
J. V. Sands is chairman of a commit
tee that will superintend the Valentine
ball to be given February 14 by Court
There was a large attendance of
members and visitors in the hall of
Court Fidelity. F. of A., on the occa
sion of the official visit of Grand Re
cording Secretary Dr. Troppmann.
After an examination into the work of
the order as practiced in this court the
Yisitln? official delivered a very inter
esting address which was listened to
With narked attention. Then the court
closed and there was a social hour
when Fidelity's well known brass band
entertained with musical selections and
there were talks for the good of the
order and the serving of a collation and
light refreshments. Lecturer G. A.
Courvoisier was the master of ceremo
nies during the social hour.
Court Barbarossa had a pleasant so
cial evening in its lodge room on the
evening of the fourth Thursday in
The executive council has voted a
beautiful gavel to Court Inter Nos for
having during the past term initiated
the largest number of candidates that
■were during that period Introduced into
Court Oak Park will give an enter
tainment in Sacramento February 1,
in aid of a fund with which to purchase
a new piano to place in its newly fitted
up meeting place.
Court Golden Era is arranging to en
tertain the members of Golden Era
Circle in its meeting place in the Al
Martha Washington Circle of the
Companions of the Forest of America
gave an anniversary supper last Tues
day to its members and Invited guests
in the assembly hall of the Alcazar.
There were about 100 present, who
partook of an excellent and bounteous
supper at the Invitation of S. Schweitz
er, chairman of the committee of ar
rangements. After the repast Slg.
Grossllcht was announced as the toast
master of the evening and in a very
pleasant manner he introduced the sev
eral persons designated to address the
assemblage. These were Supreme Sub
chief Companion Lizzie Atwood, Past
Grand Chief Companions Emma A.
Harrington and Helena Worms, Grand
Marshal P. H. Coyle, Grand Right
Guide Mrs. E. O'Callaghan, Grand
Treasurer Essie Kragen, Grand Organ
ist and Candidate for Grand Sub-chief
Mrs. R. Kemp van Ec, E. C. Stock of
Robin Hood Circle, S. Schweitzer, C. E.
Licht, Companions Gottlieb, Castle,
Schweitzer, Moses and Davis. The ban
quet was followed by dancing for two
hours. The best of feeling prevailed,
all were happy, and the affair was one
of the best ever given by the very
wide awake circle.
The bow and necktie party given last
week by Loreley Circle.of the Compan
ions of the Forest of America in the
social hall of the Alcazar building was
well attended and was a great success
in every way. A well-arranged order
of dances kept the company together
The following have been installed for
the current term as the officers of
Court Washington of the Foresters of
America: A. A. Lewis, past chief ran
ger; J. Mohr. chief ranger; M. L. Eu
phrat, #ob-chief; M. C. Lasky, financial
secretary; Matthew Brady, recording
secretary; A. Figel, treasurer; W. Glass
anil T. Brandon, woodwards; M. Bacon
and K. Zimmerman, beadles; A. Feig,
lecturer; E. Goldstein, trustee. A. A.
Lewis, the outgoing chief ranger, was
presented with a gold urn by the mem
bers as a token of their appreciation.
The following were installed officers
for the current term for Robin Hood
Circle of the Companions of the Forest
of America by P. H. Coyle, D. G. C. C,
assisted by Grand Organist Mrs. R.
Kemp van Ec as grand marshal; Mary
Babkirk. P. C. C; Mrs. H. Baily, C.
Cl; Mabel Miller, S. C; Dr. William A.
'Atwood, R. S.; Lizzie Vurrath, F. S.;
Mrs. O. C. Miller, T.; May Bailey, R.
G.; Mrs. M. McNerney, L. G.; Miss N.
Johnson, I. G.; Mrs. Erhardt, O. G. At
the close of the ceremony Mrs. Bab
kirk, the retiring chief companion, was
presented a very handsome gold jewel
of her rank in the organization in ap
preciation of her work for the circle
during her term.
Grand Scribe Barnes will institute a
new lodge at Noonan February 11. An
other will be instituted the same month
at Willows, and the foundation has
been laid for the organization of an en
campment at Point Richmond.
The encampment known as Mount
Diablo recently instituted at Pleasanton
at its meeting last week admitted eight
by initiation, thereby increasing the
membership to ninety.
The encampments that made the best
showing during the past term: Alice 23
initiations, Wildey 19, Unity 13 and
Pasadena and Oriental 12 each.
Bald Mountain Encampment of So
nora will celebrate its fiftieth anniver
sary March 1.
The following have been installed for
the current term as the officers of Har
mony Dodge of the Independent Order
of Odd Ffcllows: Adelbert Pauba, noble
grand; Gtteniher Moenning. vice grand;
J;,neph G. Mysell. recording, secretary;
Charles Quast. financial secretary, and
Frank F. Schneider, treasurer. The
wilnor officers were installed at the
same time. After the ceremony the
members of the lodge had a collation
After the installation of W. B. Curtis
as chief patriarch and other officers of
Wildey Encampment, W. W. Watson
on behalf of the encampment present
ed a beautiful jewel to Grove L. Den
nett, the retiring chief, in recognition
of services rendered in the past. A
feast followed, and there were addresses
by Past Grand Patriarch J. W. Harris,
Grand Scribe Barnes and many of the
old and new officers of the encamp
Cora Levin, recently installed as the
noble grand of California Rebekah
Lodge, has been one of the most active
members of the lodge, and she gives
promise of making an excellent record
as the presiding officer during her term.
The Choppers' Friendship Club had
an at home last week in its meeting
place, Lincoln Hall, Pioneer building,
for the entertainment of the wives and
lady friends of the members. There
was an excellent programme of varied
pleasing numbers, which was greatly
enjoyed by all. At the close of the
programme there was an evidence of
the club's hospitality.
At a recent meeting of X L Circle
of the Women of Woodcraft the fol
lowing were impressively installed of
ficers of the circle by State Organizer
Berthe Sumner: Annie Middleton,
guardian neighbor; Lottie M. Morris,
past guardian neighbor; Mary Trenell,
adviser; Louise Heinty, magician;
Rogina Fegan, attendant; Mary Mid
dleton, clerk; Elizabeth Gerwood.
banker; Hattie Drew, musician; Grace
Still, captain of the guards; Alma Still
and Lydia* Ennis, sentinels; Neighbors
McClintock, Lehman and Wheland,
managers. After the installation cere
monies there was the serving of a col
lation and refreshments, and then there
was dancing. Mrs. Morris, who has
just retired from the office of guardian
neighbor of the circle, was during her
term a very active and interested mem
ber, and while in that position was se
lected as one of the campaign commit
tee of the Women of Woodcraft for
The local camps of the Woodmen of
the World have arranged for a large
class initiation In April. The initiatory
officers will be those of the Head Camp,
who will visit this city after the ad
journment of the session in Los An
Applewood Camp of this city, the
youngest, has challenged Tamalpais
Camp to a contest along the member
The officers of San Francisco Tent
of the Maccabees were installed in the
Pioneer building in a very impressive
manner by Great Commander S. W.
Hall, assisted by Past Commander
Chester Smith. The new officers are:
C. J. Lenzen, past commander; E. V.
Hollings\vorth, commander; L W.
Story, lieutenant commander; D. B.
Richards, record keeper; Theo Frolich,
finance keeper, R. N. Murphy, chap
lain; Nordien Knudsen, sergeant; C.
L. Girard, master at arms; C. W.
Seely, first M. of G.; Henry
Ernst, second M. of G.; Sig Bernstein,
Bentinel; W. B. Greenberg, picket; I.
Gurmendez, trustee; J. H. Whiteside,
armorer; G. V. Leroi, scribe; J. H.
Hallowell, musician. *
At the close of the ceremony Past
Commander M. B. Schofield reviewed
the work of the tent during
the past term and complimented
the officers upon the good work
they did, and particularly com
plimented Carl J. Lensen, the re
tiring commander of the tent. One of
the youngest members of the order who
ever filled that important position, he
displayed remarkable efficiency and
ability to direct the affairs of the tent
during the reviews and dispose of par
liamentary questions with promptness
and with rare good judgment. The
members of the tent, desiring to show
appreciation of his good work, pre
sented him, through Past Commander
Schofield, a valuable gold, diamond-set
jewel of his rank. The gift was ac
cepted in a neat speech. This officer,
who was born in this State in 1878, be
came a Maccabee in 1901, occupied sev
eral of the stations before reaching the
highest, and in the meantime joined
the uniform rank, in which he was ad
vanced step by step from private to
This tent on last Wednesday gave a
grand ball in the Assembly the
Pioneer buiiding to its members and
friends. It was a delightful affair,
which was conducted under the direc
tion of Past Commanders George V.
L,eroi (chairman), H. Knox and E. H.
Captain Quartermaster G. V. Leroi
THE SAN FRANOS(fe> CALL, SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 1905.
presided at an election held in San
Francisco Division No. 3, Uniform
Rank, when Second Lieutenant Chester
Smith was promoted to first lieutenant,
vice Ludwig, resigned, and Carl J. Len
zen was elected second lieutenant, vice
Smith, promoted. Colonel Charles See
ley of the Thirteenth Regiment of the
rank, Captain Adjutant C. L. Gardner
and Chaplain M. B. Schofleld addressed
the meeting and spoke of the prosper
ity of the "Dandy Thirteenth."
On the seventeenth sleep of the cold
moon Ida Hudson, D. D. G. P., assisted
by Past Pocahontas L. Reed, Senior
Past Powhattan William Reed a,nd four
warriors in full Indian costume, raised
up the chiefs of Ramona Council, who
are: Mrs. T. W. McKee, prophetess;
Lottie Burge, Pocahontas; Mrs. Josie
Connor, Wenonah; F. J. Bischoff, Pow-*
hattan; Lena Bauer, keeper of records;
Mr. S. Zammitt, keeper of wampum;
Julia Moller and Irene Braraens,
scouts; Mary Hogan and Mrs. K.
Drane, runners; Minnie Warren and
Edna Ellut, councilors; John Collins,
Bauer, Crockett and Madison, warriors;
Mrs. Wainberg, trustee; Alice Kull,
guard of tepee; William Burge, guard
of forest. After the raising up of past
Pocahontas, May Baun, on behalf of
the council, presented an Indian gold
souvenir spoon to the district deputy,
who in turn, also on behalf of the
council, presented an emblematic
badge to the retiring prohetess, Irene
Braraens, as a token of friendship
and appreciation. Mrs. T. W. McKee,
retiring Pocahontas, presented Mrs. J.
Connon a valuable souvenir token of
the order for having brought in and
had initiated the greatest number of
palefaces during the preceding six
moons. After the quenching of the
council fire there was a grand feast of
corn and venison. On the 31st. sleep of
the cold moon this council will be of
ficially visited by Great Pocahontas
Mrs. Bliss and other great chiefs. All
members of the degree will be welcome
in the tepee of Ramona in Twin Peaks
Hail, corner of Seventeenth and* Noe
There was a public installation of
the officers of Crescent Court No. 3
of the Royal and Exalted Degree of
the Amaranth, an organization to
which none are eligible but members
of the" Order of the Eastern Star, in
the upper hall of the Golden Gate Asy
lum on the second Friday in January.
There wa3 a large audience in the
beautifully decorated hall. Each sta
tion was covered with choice flowers
and the station in the east was en
shrined in American flags. Grand
Royal Patron 1 Michael J. Kelly was
the installing officer, assisted by Grand
Prelate George L. Darling. Mrs. Min
nie M. Ratto, grand marshal. and Past
Patron Dr. A. H. Millberry. The new
officers are: Mrs. Mary E. Donoho,
royal matron; William C. Ordwav.
royal patron; Mrs. Josephine Cleve.
associate royal matron; Mrs. Josephine
Leach, honored treasurer; Miss Olive
A. Wood, honored secretary; Miss Eliz
abeth Coleman, honored conductress:
Mrs. Linea L. Baehr, honored associate
conductress; Dr. Frank Neubauer. hon
ored prelate; Miss Belle Turner, hon
ored organist; Mrs. Mary H. Lewis,
honored warder; Mrs. Effie Tunison.
honored truth; Mrs. Antoinette Shaw,
honored herald; Mrs. Sarah M. Steel,
honored faith; Mrs. Mary E. Howe,
honored wisdom; Mrs. Ida P. Ried.
honored charity; Mrs. Julia Pyburn,
honored marshal in the east: Miss Liz
zie McCahon, honored marshal In the
west; Wilkes C. Madden, honored sen
After the installation of each officer
there was an appropriate vocal selec
tion by the Knickerbocker quartet and
H. L. Perry. There was the presenta
tion of beautiful flowers from the trus
tees of the I. O. O. F. Orphans' Home,
from Mrs. Nellie B. Stlckney. Frances
K. Hlnton, Louett Delta. Gertrude
Spotswood, Margaret Derby and Isa
bella Clarke of Oriental Lodge and
from Loyal Rebekah Lodge to the new
matron, Mrs. Donoho, who is the secre
tary of the California Assembly of Re
bekahs. After the presentations there
were sfiort addresses by Florin B.
Jones, Mrs. Ida B. Spence, associate
grand royal matron; Mrs. Addle L. Bal
lou, founder of the order in this State,
and George L. Darling, after which
there was dancing under the direction
of William C. Ordway as floor manager,
assisted by Florin B. Jones, Frederick
C. Jaeger, Dr. Thomas W. Servls, John
J. Mitchell, George W. Drew, Thomas
B. Robinson and M. J. Kelly.
Knights and Ladies.
The officers of Aurora Lodge No. 202
of the Knights and Ladies of Honor
were installed laßt week for the current
term by Past Grand Protector Whitten,
in the absence of Doris J. Kaplan, the
deputy, confined to her home by Illness.
He was assisted by a full corps of
grand officers. Minnie Louton, the pro
tector, and the other officers, on assum
ing their respective stations, declared
their determination to increase the
membership of the lodge and thereby
add to the numbed that is being daily
initiated for the order. After the in
stallation Mrs. Bigler, the retiring pro
tector, was presented a token of the
appreciation of the members for the
services she rendered the lodge during
the time she was its presiding officer;
then the lodge presented flowers to the
grand guide, a souvenir to the install
ing officer, souvenirs to the financial
secretary, Mrs. L. A. Rapp, and to the
recording secretary, William B. Faulk
ner, in recognition of their efficient ser
vices, and then there was the presen
tation of a crystal bowl to the wife of
the installing officer, to let her know
that the anniversary of her birth was
not forgotten by the lodge. There were
short addresses by all tne grand offi
cars and an adjournment to a fashion
able dining saloon, where a first-class
installation supper was partaken of.
Past Protector Mrs. Bigler was elect
ed representative to the Grand Lodge
and Past Protector Carrie Blackmore
was elected alternate.
Martha Lodge No. 241 of the Knights
and Ladies of Honor will celebrate the
twenty-fifth anniversary of its institu
tion by a banquet in the assembly hall
of the Alcazar building on the night
of February 6.
Lincoln "Annuity Union.
The following have been installed
as the officers of the San Francisco
Assembly of the Lincoln Annuity
Union for the current term: G. B.
Tuliey, speaker; Dr. Herbert Moore,
vice speaker; Mrs. Louis Higy. clerk:
W. T. Jones, cashier; Mrs. Mary A.
Duden, chaplain; Mrs. V. Green, ser
geant at arms; W. A. Taylor and An
nie Talt, doorkeepers; Harry Sipple,
trustee, and Dr. J. A. Kuykendall,
medical examiner. The installation
waß followed by whist, dancing and
the serving of refreshments.
Lincoln Assembly No. 8 in the early
part of January gave an entertain
ment in commemoration of the found
ing of the Senate of the order. A good
programme of entertainment was pre
sented, after which there was dancing
and a sumptuous supper prepared by
the ladies of the assembly. The affair
was a pleasant and most enjoyable
On the second Thursday in January
San Jose Assembly had several Initia
San Francisco Assembly gave a social
on the evening of January 25. The com
mittee in charge made elaborate prepa
rations for the event and presented a
very interesting programme, which was
followed by dancing.
"Lincoln's Message" is the title of
a neat little periodical that has been
issued in this city as the official or
gan of the order. It is well printed
and full of matter of Interest to the
During the last six months of last
year Hoquiam Assembly had 104 ini
tiations; Roseburg Assembly, 33;
Royal Assembly of Ashland, 31, and
The noble grand arch, C. F. de Legh,
has since the middle of the current
month paid official visits to a number
of the groves of the United Ancient
Order of Druids. In company of Grand
Secretary Martinonl and other grand
officers he visited Templar Grove in
this city, where there was the initia
tion of two strangers, the serving of
a collation and talks for the good of
the cause. The same officers visited
Helvetia Grove and after an examina
tion into the qualifications of the of
ficers as to the manner of carrying
out the work of the ritual there was
an adjournment to a restaurant,
where there was served an excellent
supper. Then the many present were
entertained with orchestral music and
addresses by Noble Arch de Legh,
Grand Secretary Martinoni, Grand
Treasurer Moliterno, Deputy Grand
Arch Antonovich, Grand Marshal
Pozzi and Grand Trustee Gallagher.
The grand officers then visited Alpini
Grove, where there was the initiation
of five candidates by the officers of
the grove in a creditable manner.
After an x addr.ess by the noble grand
arch there was a banquet in a near by
hotel. The next visit was to Norma
Grove and among the visitors were
Past Grand Arches Bahrs and Gugliel
moni, District Deputy Noble Grand
Arch Dr. T. B. W. Leland and Grand
Trustees Gallagher and Govanini. Two
candidates were initiated and then all
the visitors spoke and there was a so
The grand officers, including the
noble grand arch, grand secretary,
grand treasurer and Grand Trustee
Gallagher, visited Sempione and Santa
Rosa groves in joint session in Santa
Rosa and there the number of visitors
was added to by the arrival of Past
Noble Grand Arches Gercke and Hoag.
There was during the evening the
conferring of degrees on eleven can
didates, the second being given in the
amplified form. After the work there
was a banquet, at which Assembly
man Dunbar was the toastmaster. All
the visiting grands were called upon
to respond to toasts.
All arrangements have been com
pleted for the memorial service to be
held February 12 in Golden Gate Hall.
McKinley Grove will give a grand
social in the Assembly Hall of the Al
cazar building on the night of Thurs
day, February 9.
A new circle of the Druidesses was
recently instituted in Frultvale by
Grand Arch Druidess Olga Hciden, as
sisted by Grand Secretary A. Thorn
hill, Grand Treasurer Maria Molinari,
Grand Guardian Bella Pimental. Grand
Organist Eva Wolff, and Past Grand
Arch Druidess Frances J. Williams.
These were accompanied by Past Arch
J. Wo'.ff of Laurel Ciic'e. and M, . d:mes
Muir and Thomsen and Thomas A.
Thornhill of El Dorado Circle. After
the Institution and the installation of
C. Alvord, P. A. D.; H. A. Cramer, A.
D. ; E. Rodifer, F. B.; M. Hooper. S. B;
C. Alvord, C; M. Higgins, S.; E.
Rogers, T.; E. White. I. G.; A. Green,
O. G., as the offlcers*for the current
term, a collation and refreshments
were served. Although the circle was
instituted in Fruitvale it will be located
In Elmhurst as soon as a suitable fra
ternal hall can be secured.
Ancient Order Foresters.
The officers of Pride of the Forest
Circle, Campanlons of the Forest. A.
O. F., were recently installed by Su
preme Grand Sub Chief Jennie Berger,
assisted by May Falconer, G. S.; Lizzie
Pritchard, 8. G. R. G.; Miss
derlich, S. G. I. G.; and Mrs. Harvey,
8. Gr. O. G.; and District Deputy Grand
Chief Mrs. J. Sawyer, Mrs. L. Walters
and Mrs. M. O'Brien. After the installa
tion there was an adjournment to the
banquet hall, where an installation ban
quet was partaken of. During the re
past handsome souvenirs were present
ed to the grand officers and to the vis
itors. After the repast a good pro
gramme of entertainment was carried
The supreme grand chief companion
announces the following official visits
for February: Sherwood Circle, city,
Ist.; Friendship Circle, Stockton, 3d.;
Knarsborough Circle, Oakland, 9th;
Mazzlni Circle, city. 13th; Tuolumne
Circle at Carters, 21st; Bournemouth
Circle, city, 23d.
The officers of Valley Circle were in
stalled in public in Stockton by the
supreme grand chief companion, as
sisted by Past Chief Companion Mrs.
M. Payton as grand herald and by the
drill team of the circle. The floor work
by this team was highly commended by
the head of the order and visitors.
After the installation Mrs. Berger, the
supreme grand chief, preserited the cir
cle three beautiful silver mounted gav
els, it having been declared the winner
of these for having initiated thirty
candidates during the previous quar
ter. After the close of the circle there
was a banquet and dancing and all
had a most enjoyable time.
At a public installation of the of
ficers of Sherwood Circle the following
were inducted Into office for the cur
rent term by the board of deputies in
the presence of many of the grand of
ficers and invited guests. The new of
ficers are: Mrs. M. Goley, P. C; Lillie
Severence, C. C; Mrs. A. Eckels, S.
C; Mrs. E. Ferguson, T.; Mrs. V.
Rentschler, F. S.; Carrie Dambacher,
R. S.; Miss A. Lay. R. G.; Mrs. L.
Souther, L. G.; Mrs. A. Worrell, I. G.;
Miss K. Bridgewood, O. G.; Miss M.
Fanning, O.; Dr. A. Keenan, P. After
the installation there was a banquet
and an Interesting programme of music
and song, after which there was danc
ing. This circle will give a masked
ball in the Social Hall of the Alcazar
At the first meeting in January the
following were Installed officers of Gol
den Gate Circle of the Companions of
the Forest by District Deputy Rose
Peters, assisted by the board of depu
ties: M. Black, chief companion; L.
Young, sub-chief; J. Badgelly, treasur»
er; S. Llndell, financial secretary; and
A. Shaw, recording secretary; E. Crof
ton and L. Galtic, guides; J. Norton
and A. Johnson, inner and outer guard;
J. Jula, organist. After the installation
a gold diamond-studded emblematic
pin of the order was presented to E.
Hellman, the retiring past chief com
panion, after which Grand Secretary
Mac Falconer presented regalias to
three of the past chiefs—Rose Lenson,
Eleanor Hellman and M. Marten.
Flowers were presented to the new
chief and sub-chief.
The Eastern Star.
Berkeley Chapter No. 178 of the Order
of the Eastern Star at its second meet
ing in January initiated a class of nine
strangers, elected a number of appli
cants for membership and closed a
pleasant meeting with a delightful ban
quet. Under the direction of the popu
lar worthy matron, Mrs. Alice J. Mar-
Have, the chapter is having an era of
prosperity that bids fair to break a few
of the records of the order that have
been made for accession of members
and for sociability. The chapter has an
efficient corps to assist the worthy ma
tron, all working in harmony for the
advancement of the organization, the
worthy patron, Dr. J. Edson Kelsey,
discharging the duties of his office in
a most pleasing manner. The members
are proving their loyalty to the officers
by giving them every encouragement
and assisting them in every way. The
university town chapter is one of the
most congenial in the order. At the
first meeting in the year the chapter
introduced an innovation — of clos
ing early and giving a reception In the
very beautifully decorated hall of the
Town and Gown Club. The feature of
the evening was an address of welcome
by Mrs. Marliave, the matron; reniuiks
by thr- patron and others, choice musi
cal selections and danc'r , with a colla
tion and refreshments served during
Intermission. The affair was a bril
Last Tuesday night Ivy Chapter of
the Eastern Star had work in the ini
tiatory degree, it being the first, since
the installation of the new officers, of
which Mrs. Hendry is the worthy ma
tron and Samuel C. Wallis the worthy
patron. For a first effort the work was
remarkably well done, it being present
ed without hesitancy and almost with
out flaw. After congratulatory speeches
there was an adjournment to the lower
hall, where a collation was served to
about 150 persons, after which there
was progressive whist and dancing.
The members of Ivy are very proud of
the success of their new officers.
Goodfellowship Camp of the Modern
Woodmen of America adopted nine
strangers at its third meoting in Jan
uary, and, as the venerable consul said
after the work, "there are more a
The officers of Occidental Camp were
installed last week by Deputy W. J.
Elliott of Goodfellowship Camp.
The officers of Enright Camp of the
Royal Neighbors were installed with
full ceremony last week, in the presence
of members of the order only.
State Deputy J. O. Davis has returned
from a visit to the south. During his
absence he installed the officers of the
camp at Laton, Fresno County; install
ed the officers of the camp and those of
the Royal Neighbors at Fresno; those
of the camp and of the Royal Neigh
bors at Pasadena; and visited the two
camps in Los Angeles, one of which
has a membership of 1200.
State Lecturer White, during the past
ten days installed the officers of the
camp in Oakland, the one in Healds
burg and those of the camp at Atchi
The following were Installed on the
third Thursday in January by Deputy
Supreme Oracle Gertrude A. O'Neil aa
the officers of Enright Camp of the
Royal Neighbors, she being assisted in
the work by Esther A. Connolly, as
marshal: Lottie Pulman, oracle; Cleo
S. Slmpklns, vice oracle; Lena Gross,
chancellor; Gertrude A. O'Neil, record
er; Mary A. Gleeson, receiver; Emma
Mair, marshal; Agnes A. Connolly, In
ner sentinel; Esther A. Connolly, outer
sentinel; Ida M. Hudson, manager;
Dr. Melville E. O'Neil, physician. After
the installation there was an hour of
social entertainment and addresses by
Neighbors of the camp for the good of
A. I. Adams, for five years a deputy
and organizer for the order and recent
ly placed in charge of the district of
Arizona, died at Tucson, a short time
At the session of El Dorado Council,
National Union, last week on»i stranger
was initiated and two applications
California Council is still reaching
for the 500 mark. At the meeting last
week several applications for member
ship were presented.
At the last held meeting of El Capl
tan Council two strangers were initiat
ed and four petitions for membership
Tosemite Council has announced that
every member of the council who at
tends the meeting of the second Sat
urday in February will have an oppor
tunity to secure a plump, dressed
chicken if he happens to pick up one
of twenty-five numbers that are to oe
strewn over the floor with many other
numbers that will not be winners.
Golden Gate Council's good of the
order committee has arranged a series
of entertainments to follow each busi
ness meeting during the ensuing six
General Deputy Joseph A. Wilson
installed the officers of Oakland Coun
cil January 24. The installation was
followed by a banquet.
San Francisco Lodge, Fraternal
Brotherhood, at its third meeting in
January initiated ne strangers and
last week initiated ftlteen.
Supreme Vice President Emma B.
Neiding of Los Angeles has been pay
ing official visits to lodges in this city
and in neighboring cities and towns.
Mission Lodge had a very enjoyable
masquerade ball last week. It was well
attended and many o-f those who were
or. the floor wore novel and attractive
Past President Gummow and his wife
of Mission Lodge have taken up their
residence in Los Angeles.
Progress Lodge is making arrange
ments to entertain the delegates who
are to select representatives to the Su
preme Lodge when they are In session
in this city, February 3.
San Francisco Lodge will have a
party in Golden Gate Hall on FebruarY
15, in the Valentine season.