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ACTIVITIES OF CLUB WOMEN
?ongress of States Societies Elects Offi? cers?Women's League for Animals Plans Work Horse Parade for Memorial Day. CentV*1** of St",'?? Societ??'? (m Thurrday afternoon. May 7. the Cottft'** St ttSlea Sonet le.? held lia an. ?uel meeting at the Wa'.dorf-Aatorta ???j,? ?lKtion resulted a? folio*?.-?. Presi BBBS8 .' Vivian, firr-t ? ? M ? ?;?ranl Hnncker; second . ?cos T. Ranev. ? tary, Mrs. ?-harle? I>. lira I. W. Sargent. Mr?. I Mrs N B Slinperland i Iward Unten Williams, di * I '.??Incs? meeting a pro ?rai presented. Mr-, t, T < 'lee-te?! pr?sident A omen's Club, ?poke an Kstehssa f?-r ? of Indiana. California ,., ??-) by Mis? Lacy I-Tiber, , . I .or-. MlSfl I.ois Pox, Texas, entertained with Mr?. RohMna A. l.ad. first vlce : of the Society of New York St?te WOUMB, ?poke for New York, and ?coe T. Raney, president of the Society of Ohio Women, apuka ' B. Van Ulngerland, Michigan, read ? BBUM Annual Meeting of Daughter? of 1812. The National Society. V. P. D. of UU BBjU York State) held Ha annual me.-t Ir.g ?'- the Hotel McAlpln on Monday, egg * The forenoon was ?riven up to i< - IS and chairman. The ship chairman reported that twen roorahara were enrolled during the I* \?.?s decided that the New ta f ?a room In ... ? rge Wsshlngton Memorial kg, Washington, nia shunt t i 1 will be known as the N'itv York f-a-<- Room At 1 o'clock there was a ? -heon, under the chairmanship of *,!?- Washington I?. Mann, and at I - -.en meeting of the society. election was held. Ml - Homer Lee whs re-elected vice-president (IS. Thomas 3. (Gordon and Mrs. .. -. -, apeetluely elected - and auditor. Th? * 'ici! Will N? r -, New York City Ifl Tthen the prealdentla] election of the Na? tional I i Mr.?. William pre.-i lent. Universal Sunshine Society. ? M r.?. e f ins. president i Will hold Its I met tin*? and luncheon at the Manhattan on Tuesday. Ml n is called | ? B St 141 Mrt 1 i :?.airman of luncheon: Mrs K. H. Dean, of the musical programme, and :?. tcher, of badges -'.r Frank and Lady - B I "? and; Mrs Moody Noble MoCeamell. Mates and cities I will attend the mec?- : Bill be Mis. ? . B. Walker, ia Elisabeth I Prank Pal i Hoflman. Mrs. W. : ? h . M i - ley, Mi ' I ley, Miss - .Mr?. Hamilton N. n. W. and T. L? Bennett, mer, Mrs. Eddy Palmer. Mrs. ruiel Parltng. Mr? F Mape?. Mr?. .!. J. rinn. Mm i'eor?-e Howe?. Mr?. H. H. Creen. Mrs. Fiank t'hurihlll. Mrs.'T. ?Sfl II, Mi? B ?. I?ntcher. Miss C. Hunter. Mien Shay. Mr* G Van F'ten. MIS? M.HKrir.-t ih nnett. Mr?. P A. Creen. ?ti* I H H Watson. Mrs. .lohn WIm, Mrs. Alex. Smirnirrs, Mi*. Frank liriitn n-'i!.!. Mrs. O ?ergs Perkin? I.awton, Miss Vtrglale .Ion-.?. Mrs. K. t'. Hubbell. Mr?. W. B. F.!n?-ro.?e. Mr?. M. May, Mies Van Buren. Mr.?. F. H. Jerome. Mr?. Hollen her-t. MlSS Cray an?l Mis* Hick?. Mothers' Club End? Season. Tl .? New York city Mothers' Club (Mr?. Julius P, (ahen. premdtnt? will hold it? May ni(?<Min?T In the amlitorlum of the Young Women'? ? hristiaii Association, ??"? I.exincton av., on Monday, May 11. at l-JS o . lo. k p. m Dr. Naomi Norsworthy will ?peak on '?'hlMn-ns Faults-1 'airses anil BslSfslBS." Mis. Ida Benfey ,!uil?l will read a story f?u- mothci?. "Making a Man of Him." by Harvot Holt Key. This is the last Mothers' Club meeting; of the season, and all who are Interested In the work of the club are Invited. New York Browning Society. The Nfvv York Browning Society will hold Its annual meeting at the Waldorf AstO i \\ ? .in? silav. May It, At 1:30 0 i lOa k p. in. tlie president. Miss r.lhson, will call the meeting to oider, and at 2:30 Mrs. Kate l'pson Clark, as chairman of tlie day, will take charge of the pro graaune Th? spsahsrs srill he the Rev. Samuel V. Cole, D, D., president of Wheaton t'ollrge and the Boston Brown ? the Rev. Philip B. Mozem, I?. I?, of Springfield. Mass., end Mr?. ? John A. l.ei*fert.'?. of Kllsabeth. N. J. LyriCS will be sung by Mrs. Henrietta Speke Seele?, with the compotier, John W. Worth, at the piano. Plans for Work Horse Parade. .?rations are being made for the eighth annual woik hot,?? para'le, to be der the auspice? "' the New York Women's Lsague for Animal? on Me I '.i Mrs. James Speyer, preal ? of this ' rgantsation for th? care of ar.lmals. is personally sup? rintendlng the a silver medal win be given by Speyer to ti-e winners of the first pris?e I~?st \.-*r over 3.?X?0 teams and .-- ? \? . r e entered, Including the horaes in the city departments and horses and red by private owner.?. (>th<-r memr?ers of the organization are Mi- Cornelius C. Cujrler, Miss F.lla Ma? rk, Mr?. Frederick W. Vanderbllt, Mrs J. Dineley Prince, n. C. Holt, Mra .lohn H. Winkley, Cordon Knox Belli Robert O. Uan?, Mis Russell Sawe. Mis ck \v ?aVhltridgi. Misa Maria H. Dehon. Mrs. Bdlth Wharton. Mrs. John Jacob Astor Miss Edith M. Aims, Mrs. i 'a-iwaladt-r Jones, Mis M ?Urne Wil? son. Mrs. ("irenville Parker. Ceorge Blu menthal, John L, Cadwelader, Kibert n. liar?. Lawrence I., ?.Ihsple, John Clinton (?ray, Madison Great. James Cordon Bennett, Clarence h. Mnckay, Bdnrin <; Merrill. Frank A. Munsey. Professor , i' Oeborn, Fr'dcri'k C. Penllcld, James Bpej? r. Krank K. Sturgis, De Lett? NlcOll, William D. ???ithrie, Ar.her M. Huntington, William Jay, Thomas F. Ryan, A. I?. Juilllard, F.'lwm S. Marston, Ogden Mills. John O. Johnson, Jefferson I in, Henry w. Taft. Alfred G l rit, Frank A. Vaaderlip, Rlcnard Welling, ?'lark Williams, Robert Qoelet Adolph I.ewieohn, I?ouslas R?il?in?".i. M Taylor Pyao, Btuyvuasnt fleh, Henri i*. Wertheim, Kdwlr. A. Feasonao'id and Thomas K. McCarthy. N. E. Women ?Elect Officers. The annual meeting of the New York City Colony of the National Bo?;ety of New Kngland Women was held at the I Waldorf There were two session?. Th< first wap alven up to 'he p-eparation of the Informal ball??!. nft?r whl?-h the of? ficial ballot and the annual reports ?teie pre?ented. Th<> folio? Ina officers tter? Mr?. I?uane H clement. Mrs. J. Swin? burne. The chairman of the VSrtSUS rommllteea are Mrs. Henry All??wa>. house committee, Mrs. ?"harles 8<ainmell, literary; Mis? Florence Adam?, enter? tainment: Mr?. France? Wandelt, prese; Mr?. Kdward Robinson, auditing: Mr? l.imrs Warner, card.?,, Mrs. Kugene II -ward, mush ; Mr?. Richard H. ??teen, tri-i-entennlal. Michigan's Daughters Elect. Ml'hla-ans Daughter?. Mr? Nellie B. Van Slingerland, president, will hold MRS. THOMAS J. VIVIAN, President of the Congress of States Societies. elected and installed for the romliu: ?ear Mrs. Mamut?'!) Doarning, president. Mis .lohn F. Yav.tr.i-r, Brat \ i'? . rient. Mrs. John Douglaa Walton, second vi. e-presidcnt ; Mrs. BtephSB D Stephens, recording secrethry; Mn Augustin laeh att, corresponding aecretsry; Mrs, w n '. BSStstsnt tieasurcr. Mis, Min? ton Dyke ?'lark, trsssursr. Managers: Mrs. Griffith (?eorse Willianis, Mrs. W'ill la in R. Fakin.?. Mrs Edward B. Robin? BOn, Mis. Theodore F S?-?aid, Mrs Neweomb C. ?Barney, Miss Sam Palmer, their annual meetinc and election of of? ficers in the rooms ?>f the Michigan So? 1 et? on Tuesday. Ma? 1:. at C H O'clock. Daughters of Revolution. The azecutlre hoard of the Bociety of the Daughters of the Revolution, State ?if New York. Mrs. Everett M RsynOT, repent, tvill meet at the Hot.l Hclmont "ii Frida?. Ma) 18, at 1? o'clock The UMh anniversary of tiie knsugurs j tion of Oeorga Wsshlsgton was ??'.? ? by the society, a wreath ?as placed en the ?tatu? of Washingt?>n at the 8ub TresSUry Building and Mr?. RsySST read an a-count of Washington s Journey U? New York After tin exercises a. lunch e<in was held at Frauucea's Tavern Californians' Annual Luncheon. The annual luncheon of the National California club will be held at the ?_*iare mont. 128th ?t. and Riverside Drive, on Tuesday, May 19. The luncheon will be waa announced that Mrs. Hamilton ?Jrmsbee had been nominated as candl In charge of Mrs. OSSTgB K. ?lordon. of IT r".ast 95th st., and Mm. Milton V. Sny der. of 27 Washington Square North. This will be the last regular meeting of the season. New Home for Gamut Club. The <;amut Club, whose quarters In the Gibson Studios ?ere entuely destroyed by fire on February 15, has secured a new home at W West 46th st Miss Mary Shaw, the president, announce? that the room?, which are now being decorated and furnishe?! under the personal super vlsi'.n of Ml? Amy Mali Hicks, will be open for inspection of members after May 10. A housewarming tu ill be given on a date to be announced later, at which Misa Frances 8tarr, a member of the club, will assist Miss Shaw In receiving members and their friends. Froebel Society. The regular monthly meeting of th?i Froebel Society waa held at the RUBUT? ban on Monday, May 4. at 2:"f) p. m. The programme was In charge of the Froebel i'hoius. Mrs." Stuart Close, ?1 rsetsr. Mrs. Jean Slue Starr gave dra? matic leadings. Feminist Forum at Yonkers. There ?as a laiRe attendance at the meeting <"pf the Feminist Forum at the Warburton Theatie, TOUkSTS, dui ing the last week. Among those present were Mrs. Arthur I?. I.ivej more, presl ?lent of the Yonkers Suffrage Associa? tion; Mrs. Frederick Nathan, Mrs. ?harles Israels. Miss Mary Shaw, Mrs. William I. ? ?Sullivan, ex-leader of the 23d Assembly Dlstrl'i; Mrs. Carl Oster held. Mrs. H. A. Robinson, vice-president of the Yonkers Suffrage Association; Mr?. Fraii'-ls X. Donoghue. Mrs. Joseph f i>ai>. Mrs. i.eo Backhand, Mrs. C. Arthur li'inlavy, Mrs Hiram W Taylor, Mrs. F. h\ Farrington, Miss Sara Mc l':ke. Miss LudUe \ an? e, Mr? Belle Smith-Bruce, Dr. Sue Radcllff and lira j T. GHbson. Mary Arden Shakespeare Club. The Mary Arden Shakespeare Club a i close us regular meal Inga on Th la April 14. ThlS meeting. Which will be for members only, ?ill be devoted to the pia.iiiiiig or the pros ramme tor next year's work, the appointing of chairmen and g'-nerai detail work. D. A. R. Church Service. The annual church service of the Wash? ington Helghta Chsptcr of the n. a r. M Bsmuel I Kramer, regent, was held at the church of the IntereeeoBoa, u-?th st and BrSSdWSy, on Sunday evening. May 3d. Rev. Mllo H. ?Jates. chaplain. preached the sermon. Ohio's Daughters Elect Officers. The 1'aughters of Ohio will hold their annual election Monday at the Waldorf Astoria. The following names are pro gSSSd for oftii??: President, Mrs >a'iies H. Proctor; first vice-president, Mrs 11. H HsUtstsr; aecond vics-praeldent, Mr? D, c Hay nee: thini elee-presldent, Mrs. William A. CummlngS; fourth vice-presi? dent, Mrs Samuel A lue?', fifth vice ;-. lent, Mis. .1. I,\nn ?d?ly: chairman of executive committee, Mrs M M. Reynolds; rec-or-llng seiiielsijr. Mr?, wiii i.i-ii J ? Buthere; etwrer-pondlng ?eere tary. Mr?. Ernest K. ('??niter, treasurer, Mr?. .1. j. Sullivan; auditor. MISS Miorie Townsend; historian. Mr?. J B. Taylor, niembers of the ? xecutlve comnirttee. Mrs. D. T. I*arimore, Mrs John W. Porn. Mr?. ? harles B. Burkett. Mrs Robert B. Ham? ilton and Mr?. Harold Remington. Fortnightly Shakespeare Club. The regular meeting of the Fortnightly Shakespeare Flub to?ik place on Friday afternoon, May 1. Mis? BUa Pelletrau gave a talk on Shakespeare and method? of atudylng hla work?. This club, which Bras founded by the late Mrs. Ann?. Ran? dall I'leli!. In !?7l. i? making plan? for sn active Reason next winter. Tl7.osa.ri? siring to betome members may address Mr?, Sidney Lawrence Hall. Ml St. NI? hola? av. Gotham Club. The next regular meeting of the Co-Jiam Club, Mrs. A. A A. Brooks, president, will be hfld on Tuesdav. May ;j. at .7:80 o'clo'-k at the Hotel St. James. Th? topic for dis? usslon will be "Suffrage In talk." Poet?' Day at Gridiron Club. Tuesday will be poets' ?lav at the reg? ular waffle party of th.? (Jridiron Dinner* Desee ?'lub, to he held at t o'clock at the Hotel Astor. Among the guests of honor will be Kdwin Markham. Katherine Ward. Dr. K'lvvin I^lhfreed. i'ountess de Castle vecchio. Mrs. Thomas Slack. Mrs. ??torge W. Howcs and Mrs. ?.'hauticey V. ?'rapo. Cambridge Ends Season. The Camrri'ige Club hel?i it? last n-eet lag of the s?-ason on Monda?. Ma: 4, at the home of Mr?. Uewetlyn Wray, mi l'ean st.. Brooklyn. At tills me.'ting ?t date for se? ond vl?e-|,resident of the State Federation "f Woaten's Ciaba Af? ter the business meeting the pregr*unSBS wa? presenied under th" chairmanship of Miss Nellie T. I.ayell I?, Tlossiter ?v Raymond, preskteat of the Institute ot Mining Engineers., was the Bpsaker Oi the afternoon. His subject was "Out Natural Resources tad Our Federal IJOT? ernm-nt." Miss Kernpshall. founder of the club, gave | talk .?n "Life and Liv? ing.'' Mrs Mildred How son Hartley sang several solo?. Daughter? of Union. The annual meeting of ?h?rtet chap? ter. Daughters of the I nlon, was held ir the home ?,f Mrs John T Hallad - - West End ave on Wedii. S'li-. M.iv I After the annual reports hai been given the elect lea ?>f osaeors took piai ?. with the followiiik- : Regent, Mia. Will? iam R. Stevv.nt. first v II ???-! -eg. r.t. M : n- n-? AUoarey: second elee-regent, Mrs A. S'rtiin'-r ROSSI third ?! ? -:?? it. Mis. Joiin J i |..i'l.-?r it.inline secretary, Mis. McCullagh; -*on?*epoadlng tar?-, Mis. Thomas .1 Vivian; r Mir- Herbert II, I ?a vidson; i Mrs. Victor Ficliii ksmi. hlMortsn, Mis John D. Ilaney Mrs. Ixjuls A S tail. Mr?. Leonard M. n.ivis. Mrs Dei |e| 1 Huffle. Mis Alfred H, M Mrs John T. Halliday and Mrs II. rman G. ?""oared were sleeted directors Ths ehairmen appointed to s-r?. for I son of 1914-1.'? vers Dr Prances Monell, entertainment; Mrs. Malcolm McLeen, membership. Mrs Gerard Bamker. hos? pitality, and Mrs. Thomas J \ tvian. press. , After the business meeting Mr?, Frank Cronlse opeaed the programme with an address. The music, in ?harge of Miss Kdythe M ClOVST consisted of ?op'ano sorits l>? Mra. I M Marshall, ?aCCOmpa? ni-<! t.? Miss AliCS Mi-Shane. The guesl of honor ??.is Mra Charlea n Mesury, president general of iij- Na? tion.il So'-K-tv of the Daughtei i of tn-? I iii-ui Mi?. Masury reported that In tne three months she has he!?! BBS, ? '8 at ??hapters have b?*-?u starte?! m Massa?hu ?eti? and state regents appointed f?ir |Sg following thirteen chapters: N>w York, Massachusetts. Vermont. New Hamp shlre. Rhode Island, Connecticut. N- ? Jersey. Ohio, Indiana, Maine, Dis; Columbia, Washington and Virginia Women's Henry George Leegue. The re-fular monthly meeting of th? Women's Henry ?George League waa held on Wedpegfiay evening. May 8, at the clubr?x)*ns, 47 West t.'d St. Cameo Club Banquet. (in WsdaestSy evening. May 1. a ban? quet was given by the Cam?*? Club, Mm?. ? larence de Vaux-Ko. ?r presblent. st the Hotel St. Denis. Ti;e guests of honor ?er?- Mrs. Ella Wheeler W ilcox. Madison ?awein. William Butler Yeats, Dr Frank Crane, Miss Floren?? ??uernsev. Dr. Charles A. Miller and Clinton BCUllSrd. The hostesses were Baroness von Marnier. [Buruaeea Bssus Mme Qgrrlgus, Mrs. Ebner BUek, Mis Falrfleld Mot timor?. Mrs Minor Arnold. Mr? Alfred Wag staff, Jr.. Mrs Ida Platt, Mrs Frank Lent. Mrs F. M ?art-t. Mi- C I Glenn, Mrs. A. G. Heaton. Mrs Kr Ml*. Hall Flrown Mei'andb'ss and Mr?. William Owens. The speakers were \? g Wsrescu fluerneey, Mr?. Alfred wagstaff, Clinton Scollard an?l George H PttgiptOU Philomath Club. The third annual luncheon of the Philo? math Club, cf New York ' rty, era at the Marseilles Hotel on Manday, May 1 A ht.rig those ?ho spoke were Mrs Herberl k. Austin, Mrs irank h. Mer* rtl . Mra Karton Tsmpkrna, Mrs. k I i*oo1h?. Miss lass Kimball and Mr?. ?'. - Graham. The h?ncheos ?a.? followed by Installation of oteOoto. The officers are Mi-, s Baheeck, prasMsuf; Mr? K B Delamater, rtce-preetdeat; Mra H I An-tie. recording aecretsry; Mis. i? H Chesebrough, ?corresponding u and Mra J. T Durham, treasurer. Chicsgo Woman's Club. The annual breakfast of the chfcago g Bsasn a Club a lal la May k The re, . pttun WS8 ??' '? - I tam ?'? i ?1 at ! i Colonial Dames of America. On Apni M the annual meeting and \nier I a ua- .I ai Hi?- ' ? ? lb b] in? I? lation Of I tWC vi- .|-residents. ?avenporl and Mrs Humphraya The i? in- ta of the year were d given from the lii.m. ii. s ,u Baltimore, Philadelphia an.I - . The worb for the eomtag year ? ? - ? after the me l I , | M ? m ??! the ?-- lety; M - Mi Hun ph ? M aid, Miss I'- laOeld, Mlaa Blata I Batlej Mis K? Ith Pinckn? y Walker, Mi Edward < DelaBeld Mia . Miss B.rd. Mn BtetUniUB, Hot -e M ? Borrsws, Mi -, de RssslssT, Mr- Hei Mrs Lewis G. Morris, Mlaa Krlesa Btruthera, Ml ? Btruthi i ;. Mlaa Mi DUon and Mlaa Helm Colorado Cliff Dwellers. rind Mi~ Bradford Pi ? ? ? lhaptet. i -i"' ido ? 'lift Dwelling ? tlon, Mi Gilbert Me? ' Mon? ? 90 l'-r. Flushl - '? land THACKERAY AND THE BOY In hla <?'. " -?mien gUtoMOf ' y I Knew and Four Dogs." among other in r event? of his hoyhood, of hi? meeting wit? , eat man h? ever Knew, fpeakir.? always of himself as Th? Roy, Mr H itton says: "Quite a little la?l, he was Staying at the Fulaskt House, ?nnah, In l?:?;:-perhaps it was In 1S?6? when hi? father told him to observe i gentleman with the Bjet*te< 1 a peat at their Uble In th? public dining room, for, he U'A. th? time would come when The Boy w<vjM ?e very pr?".d to ?ay that he had hnkf isted ?nd dined and s'.ppcd with Mr. Tl ackeray. He had no Idea who or ?hat Mr. Thackeray was. hut his father ?d him a great rr.an and that was *n*"j-7h for The F H? d d pay particular attention to Mr Th?ek?ra,y, with his eves and his ears; ?d one morn.ng Mr. Thackeray paid a little attention to him, of which be if very proud lr.'leed. Mr. Thackeray took The Boy between his knees, and asked his name, and what he intended to be when he grew up. He replied, 'A farmer, sir ' Why. he cannot imagine, for he never had the slightest inclination toward a farmer's life. And then Mr Thackeray put his gentle hand upon The Roy's little red head and said, 'Whatever von are, try to l.e a good one.' "To be blessed by Thackeray is s dis? tinction The Boy would not exchange for any niche in the Temple of Literary Fame; no laurel crown he could ever re? ceive would he able to obliterate or to e.jtial the SSIUS of Thackeray's touch, and if there be any virtue in the laying? on of hand?. The Boy can only hope that a little of it has descended upon him. And whatever The Boy is, he ha? tried for Theekeray'S hake "t?> be a good one.' " SPRING HAS TAKEN LENOX BY STORM Gardens and Lawns Make Brave Showing Already?Influx of Cottagers Begins. Unox, May f? ? The spring reetfrrection ' Leri'^x is comph-te. Shutters have '?***" taken down and the lawns abtmt ? .-? have been car? fully pro? ?"id for the Beaaon. in the gerdens t. .?> Roads i Sidewalks trimmed P to a high ?le? ihe coming of the surnm-T eel? nfllll Of cottager? who an for the blossotninK time Mr ami Mrs. J Wttaodwerd In the w,r, to kbridge, where Mrs ;- r ? r ??un flower barks, which Mr. ai.?) tart Oar. ... srrired at North tont ? second seeson This **?* on the Plttsfleld reed eill he ?"*?!>? devel? roar. AI ?-?ratui-k fai kbl ? ?!'-'??. Df ?nd j1"*. ! -s country ***> its owner la settled for the sea !** Nevbold Morris Is busy oreraosissi B ookhurst, al JJ* y avili shortly arrie* i? Bedgarlck, "f ths M.-.'ision, in PtO k? *%. : fter whleh Md Mi Ah a .'.?!? r f*?sdgwfK k, BjOW **"*ev.'-i, win ?... the season's occupants ""?Ants nre now at Sunnvside, Mrs. 1 Haven'? estate, and at -'. ?.intry home of Mr. ?era. George Uriswold Haven, pre ? r the USO Of H?e,i BS) and Mr. * "- ?? ?? " e been passing j "Umtat New Mailboro, where they have estates and to which they go the last of May for the summer. Mrs. Au? gust Belmont, whose Glad Brock farm I er BOUrcc of r. creation for two ?ears, has been there getting the. and farm ready for the annual ! coming of the Helmonts. In Tjrlngham there has been many vis? itors to overlook their properties. Mr and Mrs. Ranyar Clarkson, Mr. and Mrs George Tiffany and Miss BUSSS B Peck i have passed ;l pmrf, of the week on their estates. The tinestlon of gardens and shrubbery and lmprovem? nts has OCCU? pi? d their tim". John Alden P]?oor lias been in Pitts !i. id to make preparsttona for the coming of his family the last of the month at BlytheSfUSd. Mr. and Mrs. Warren F Ballabury are also preparing to occupy Nlll there. Mrs. Herbert Spencer ! Johnson has arrived at her country pi ? > e In Dalton. Miss (?ll\ia Phelps Stokes will enter Into ownership of her new 'estate, I'nder Ledge, the last of next week. Dr. and Mis Henry V .laques have been in LenUl BBChlllB 8 "untre place for ?M ? The Berkshire Utils express, on the New Haven, ?in begin Its schedule on. the 18th .trid ?ill be run In two sections ? hen tr ?\ -1 t ? quitus Ml and Mrs. Aiim.ii Theirs Stokes, jr., j hSVB been at th.-ir estate on the lake. where aft- r the close of Yale Inlver-ity in June th'-v ?.-.ill br domiciled. Musical Entertainments. Umbsrtc Borrsntlno, the Italian tenur, ; Will b? the soloist at the Inauguration concert to be Riven by the Faston 8>m nbony Orchestrs, of Eggten, Penn , in Hall, on Wednesdsy evening. He will sing "Che gelnla ma ? rrmr 1 .i ?Suh?nM . and a group During the present IBSSSH Mr. Son? nt.no has Min?: for some of the most Important o**gsni_?tions Misa An-, nie Friedberg, his manager, says that | he bas been en.Taffed already for a preaf many concerts ;?n?i irritais In the United States for next season and will appear . in all the large clues hete In preparation fnr the stupendous taRk , of singing the entire Miss in B minor, ?..ir.? .-,r- wen at chorus numbers, the two hundred members of the Bethlehem Bach ?hoir are having frequent re? hearsals In Packer Memorial Chur< h, Le? huh University, where on May M und "" the ninth Bach festival will ,?? held They Will render all of the parts of the mass given in other festival? by four 01 the professional soloists, as well a? their r?guler choru.? work. For the first day's festival programme, of the Magnlfleet Motel and other number?, soloists have 'been announ? ed by I >r. J. Fred Wolle, Conductor, n? follows: Soprano.", Mrs. Helen Roice Hunsickcr and Mis.? I.u. y Rrickensteln: alto. Miss Mai.de Bprouls; tenor, Nkholas Doutv ; has?, Horatio Connell. The FashionableDinner Long and heavy dinner? are entirely out of fashion, for. though ;?'<oided the .imp?rtame d.e to the principal meal, dinner is now ?ons-deid only the prelude tO, Bud riot the i-liief event in, the SVSfl < iitertaininent. PaOple do not want I tO waste a COUple Of hours Or r-nt| th" dining table whin bndue is to folio? are geiag oa to 'ne ???.?m ?>r a thea? tre, ??' daace or perhspa .? am lesaltin ?>f festivitisa Th? fashionable "ahort dln | ner" consist? of ??liar soup. tl-h. a roast usuary lamb at this time of rear a t id or ? vegetable course, a sweat, a saveury and dess?Vt It is not usual to prov ?1? a choice of dishes m an? course; ?me only, and that of the best !?- tlie rule Even the desssrl Is fren, mil? limited t?? grapes, pineapplee straw p. rrtes and the delicious pearlies, ncctaririe?. rtc , rhat come from afar. Many people, by the way, do not care for the extremely expeneiv- | straw berrle?. whhh really have very little flavor. One wine only, and that sparkling. Il t-erved throughout even a lir^e rind formal dinner, for comparatively little wine i- rinn k n"w. .-.rr.i many people pre? fer the more dietetic whiski ? |y ?me of the table a should always he available Dry cham? pagne Il Still t lie? favorite nine l> ?' the very best brand? are given ? tool sparkliag bock <-r mosalk One .11 be SSIVOd lOUltd < HU et .may te ofleie.l a' de-seit. bttl Is seldom taken, and a ? hoc? of liqueurs ??huuld be afforded with the coffee o - THE LAMBS' GAMBOL Members Promise the Best En? tertainment Ever This Season. The greatest of all-star gambols is what the LemSg promise on the date of the'r entertainment at Fie MellopoHtSS Opera Fri.la;.. M.r ... .ml Saturday M . BO KrfMt IS the la? ind so latge the damaend to ?;.? I" SS 'le- I'h'i 10 l?0M I IM auction ?-.?le for the hist ebotca 01 ?eat.-- sad boxea Th i euctiea will take l place at the HUdg?t Theatre at I* o'-h" k next Tuesday afternoon, and be conduite?! by seveial popular en diana n? auctioneers, Including De ? Hopper! Raymond Hi: heoek, And M.o-k, Frank M< I tit * i ? . Frank Lslor and if any one ?ants t-? anje d afternoon of rest, Bpontsn? impromptu comed) this uui be the Ity. El ' ry DIM is in? lied, an' Is exp-eted the Lambs ?HI realiz? large sniuunl In premiums before actual opening of the hi?x office at Metropolitan on Monday, Ma II Conforming to custom, the program ?III o;ien with a minstrel first part. I with many novel feat irea added. M lnetlc T?e Woll Huppei arfll be the In! locutor, and the end men will Inch auch comedtsna bb William Collier, Ri mond Hit hi ok Andrew Mask, tTtS Melntyre, Prank Lakrr, Nat Wi Charles I-, Evans lr\in S i'ohh. MSCk] Arhuikle. John K H.izzard. William Cran? Douglas f^alrbanha Thomas Wise and oti: ra An attractive daine number, "T Booh of Ufe," ?ill include aeversl the "lending ladlee" ef the ?luh, and a other little operatic novelty, full of I "I .-un! - harm, will be ' A Rnlnlow Cue tail " The serious note of the programme ? ; ?? i m?-le-n morality play, entitled "E pertence," ?ritten by George ? Hoi 11 This ?.M , ? W iliiani Elllol 1 Dlgb Bsll 1 * I ? and a Isrge oompsni of ?tara. There ?sill he aongi and mtmolog ? indi? id. .?1 sta 1 -, BUCh as Ir? in Berlin, Ml Wills ami ..th-'is .a til a "BUrpClSO" BUB ber. of which announcement will be mad later. ? ?tiier ImpOl tSSl are '?? m?.- Bisde resdy, and new an-i attractlA rea uill Intruduce ait the bright, stars of this ? !uh o! BtSIS, Includln 1 'a\ 1-1 it' ?a? ". WI ton ?. icka ?? l Hone- Jamea 0*Kett, Edward Abeh Bruce McRas, Hear) Woodruff, Georg Brosdburst, .! Hartley Msnnera .m others t"i 'nan t-i in-ntlon. John Philip BOUM Will march at Hi heau ol bis lartre land during the fru minstrel pa'ade of ?tars just preced ru ea? h purformunce and will Riso cono .? the aymphon ?rchestrs, hnving wntt. 1 a military march SUd BTPggtag o\cr": for the Lamba' gr<si nation.' -? . WOODEN SILK DRESSES Blankets Are Made, Too, from the Bark of Trees. silk ? iw being free ?nod Ther? is the cleverly "i tzed" cotton for Instanc? -t ma? hlnery ?ml? ill hate i;.?:ie ;i atSg ev? n t?e yond ih.at m rivalling the art of the siik g u'urm The 1 . . -, ? ? th-> wood thrown care? lessly Into a sr.-.tt vat to appeal hsura Ister In ah 8 wood is fli?t BUI Into this Sheets alter which it is pul into a tank f . tr? at tiient it is ..?-.?..t and msahtid hg the machinery and "digested" * a strong ? iieiiii- all until II -? aa s mo ? ?.?? h ? ith bb ? nth t ' ?i tslnlng just By perforations as tl.eir rire t. Slsmesta la the thread I iltansoiialy it is ?yrajed ?ith a chetnical which "fixes" the thread, shrinking and harden? ing it. But '<> the we.ii.-r of ?ilk, a gar? ment mal? fro,n wood pulp l?-??k? every bit a? good a? the product ?if the silk? worm. An American inventnr h.is m cuifactured for himself and wear? a fancy Wfl I of piaOWOOd tlbre, ?n<| looks forwrl le the time when wooden suits will lie sea? erailv worn The w-ouil is, of course, not In it.? Usually crude form, but it is first reduce*] lO pulp, then ?Irawn into threads and woven like clo!h. Cloth of this kind wears like leath? r, and Is cheaper than the cheepest cidtii The vain, of the material thus spun la that it d???. ex?' tremely well, the colora coming m? sd* mlrably, sad It be, si a matter of fact, a go?.?) imitation of silk. Borne "f the cloth has been shown to spinners, who would Btarcol) believe that it ha?l be from woo.I p dp, The people of Tibet have for a l?ng time ik'-.v worn clothes constructed of ?.?-?>??.i in Ecuedor the berk of a tree ahlch grow- on the ilopei -.i the Andes la util? leed for rnaklng blankste I mall) the blanke) la su f. si long and Uve feel ?ride and la a -"ft and pits ? . i?h it were made from Matin?!. It is aiiout the thll ktiess of a gooil flannel blanket, and ?.ill be rolled up and put In a Sttep w.tlr out hurting or Injuring it. Tins tree or barb blaaket ?? an rely a si cul from a section of the tr.nk <>f the : M The Indians ? unk to sel II and the) prepare it bj soaking it in water until it is .-oft ii i.? then pounded so th I - rough outside csn be stripped <>ir an-l th. Inside ahme left Ths Inside Is of fine RbretJt, SO j ? ? i r i ? ? 1 tog?-ther by Nature that it in.ir. - .i autiful blanket, warm ? nough to be use.! a a COVOr, and' BOft enough for a mettrees. Tit-Bit?. Lesson in Politeness. The < aptam o.' a i ,?r t.uti Isrg? the i ?? polite ofak sr m the whole Bsercantile service lie ha?. however, a sitat Id. .i of biS !mrf I and loess no opport mit) of impraastag it upon his erew in ? sr-eV alar, he p"fl being a-ldies?,,| as Sir' bj every one on I'oard ope da* ? new band tarined th? ship, and a short time hei - - -...,.;.| I e w i? Il tr , ted VVIt'l the a ?? ? 1 ? captain <.?me up ?id pul the . al 'pies tiori: "How s her he oi "Nor-b] ?a t BBSWl re.| the '? ?1 tai ? uffly, "My man ?'?...Ml answered the . ap tairi. "on th;s ?raft when one of the < rew ?peaks to me he gnes me a title of re-p?-<-t l'on t v o j th.nk **| |ht so. too' Now. i.ow .- n?-r head !" "Nor- | -east i t< : -plavitis BOi a little irritation "I'm afraid ? o . don ' -t?in I BBS." resp?in?led the ? aptam. .. I e?i Let me re? ? ? ,i the a heel, and then do ?,.. take my plate and ask me the question I vv rll then ?now vou how- it should he ac.sw.i.d ' Ttrev B-*cor?Mns*l) changed r ? " (?w B her ea?! ' roersd tne tar ' Nor -b?-e??->t. tit r-pli-d the captain, witn gentle emphesis oa th ,.. sp her eo rl Be I Bid ??.'.?? I res I startling rejoinder from th?* oM reprt>- , bate, who cairn', y ?"SMSBSBSCSd to ?uit tne sction to tne word -Tit-Hit?. The Revolt of the Women Thin editorial I? taken from Hie lenlur? Mugn/ine. The time lias come to define fe Il is m longer boetlble to ignore it t germ la in the blood of our worn? n T principle is in the heart of our race. T word la <i?\'- m ni" pages of our newsp per?. Th.- am Irin and Ita corotlartea a on Bvery long ie The i ? ? ? t -? *? ?if it, oft? m,re. ognlB? d and d? nl? ?l. llea tab? the soul -.r '??. ? woman. The dread It res' the t| int. tl timid, the unduly conservative, and th? Who hat.- ? ? ?' : miliar thinking. EXAGGERATED IDEAS NULLIFIEI Bui what i I nl "i ' la it, as tt the rle.-ne of BOB I arorh and tl: ari'l the :? bllitlea and tii. rewards "f un n ' Bum women d? di 1 Ihes? things no do ih But this is not feminl im, I- it the desire of a feu experiment! ??lints to abolish marriage, an?! substitu? for lifelong monogam) temporary rela tlooshlpa dlasnlubla at will? This is th dream Gei m.m', s ill group i ? mentli i But It la n"t f- ml nlsm i- it th?- auggeatlon "f certain reckles to abolish the home and have tii itate bi Ing > p bui childi en In ord ? ?m?. ? ? with Ufa ? ad by tic s hemea of mere nature ! This i., BVersl darim ? tted bj of th? ? ? IMPRACTICAL DEFINITION BAN ISHED. Nor ? m be d< fin? d by any oi of : in ? ?1 to armor mal a' idden r? '-ase from th* - ' ' ?. i.lions ?-f the | I ? -called ,'? IT?. ? writing ari'l s;-eaking so far have <i- .it ?lib the ach? ..... But all i lunatics sre a the Drat and I t In snj i? iblle ? alou. ordei prog Utsed uorld led lu - ana DISMISSAL OF IRRESPONSIBLES. : '? niiiii m .???' in ? ? ill Si authoritv for I theories of MM i til-- t ? th- ssstil) t? n Ifi? -l are a haatll) ? nthu ? N? th? ;? l?-t ? the ha?t Let ga egg tm our definition In the still w itere Beuesth the t." I ?et us studv the Rev..?t .-f the \\ .-men r ? the t/oBBtlIe tew. ? ? I - . ? Hers a ? ? a a upon ?t hi? h to tion. fof th. -e a * I uall) -? ll determine th*- fa?i. And S re hist ?if ad. ?e Bad that fcml- I 1 tiisin doei ean the usurpation b; ?omen of the place and the power o men. I n usl have thi spite pr< - none bul dreamers ?rill ?irn? it When ?Mimen ? with th? t go with I ? ? ?. ulll be women The) will no ? if llf? unsuited to then- itrength and ? ... do to-da; None but g fea thusia they a 'Diere la I B, tho Igh, and nltton (hut then women's spirits ??ill be I ? t time rhetbei i with men with< m the bond and ll | ? ol la? FEMINISM DEFINED. TO MEET LIKE i NDA1 NTED; TO LABOR, TO SUCCEED < ?It TO PAIL AS miman INDI*. [DUALS ONL" P ? PEEL HANDICAPPED BY NATURE ONLY, NOT BY MEN T?J SEEK THEIR OWN SI CCE88 IN BELf CHOSEN, APPROPRIATE PATHS, i N HAMPERED BY LAWS OF. CONVEN TION8 PROM WHICH MEN AR i.MIT THESE, w B TAKE l'l i ON .1. THE i LTIMATE Ol : E REVI 'I.T ? ?F TH i: w ' ?MEN And tu ?t auras sp feminism, considere?! Instinctive human movemenl It le a grout ateg ton - /.ati.'ti of human fro? women f and In good time, a I ?he slates. Perainiam. then, la in ? ght I that, tu be elle? tlvt, th?ie wen as the prin ? iple of freedom. Women IttUSt hSCSSBB the civil and the social SBJUSle of men. H difference whether or not they gha rer; the fact that BBSSSB II rath?*r that tiie> ahuuld bid ? alou, is the Bagie that ?ill break the BhSCklSB Th* .if feuiliilsui is *"' make arcasen equal atockkoldera with men la the Busl FEMINISM WILL SUCCEED. Like . . ind for humsn f: ? m ?ill auccead, sad, when It does tii? human race ?ill attain for the effl. ien?>. Mian ? ? far as ' ' - i" oetalflB? . i? iubsi en asvsr ?sIM - CONTRADICTORY TERM3. An A ' gC Bought ? iplsaatlun ? I louie un i 1 a genial ['??n waa delighle?! " Full term'," he explained, ? . s of a term, ami the i? the first forts I I i?f general admission Is the day i ? ?? -d ? ? of . The Yank ? "And ?ill the)," lie q .' i a London tram if 1 gab f<>? I tu Cambridge'."'-Tit-llita.