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THE SUN AND NEW YORK HERALD, SUNDAY, MAPX'II 14, 1920.
4-H "II LOTOS CLUB, AT 50, . CELEBRATES EVENT Noted Men About tho Board ( as Old Times Aro Ilccallcd ii by Slombcrs. SCHWAB MAKES ADDItESS Ohcster S. Lord, tho President, Job Hedges and Br. Vnn ; Dyko Also Talk. Those frta companions or tho Kindly litirt, tho members of the Lotoa Club, celebrated last night tho fiftieth birth day of their organization. Itemlnlscenco, nhftded with sentiment but not too solemn the Lotos nover pulls nTlong faco but clowlm? with tho flro of ft brilliant past and a Just as brilliant and hopoful fu ture, passed up and down n. lone tablo under American flops whero tho presi dent, Chostdr s. lard, and the Ruests of honor, including ono or two whose memo ries almost go back to tho nlsht of March 15, 1870, when a llttlo group of kindred spirits met in nn unfurnished room and started tho club, "This room,", said Mr. I,ord, "was lighted by two candles thrust Into tho necks of two empty bottles. Tha can dies, It may bo assumed, were consumed, Uit tha empty bottles grew and multi ple." m WU.Ho tho 50(r members and their guests wero dining Uia orchestra played Auch ngroeablo old tunes as "Annie Laurie" "Silver Threads Among the Gold," "Walt Till tho Clouds KoIIjJSv, Jenny,',' "The Banks of the AVabaah'1 and "Tho SWowalks of New York." The beautiful souvenir menu dono by Slndelar depicted symbolic ilgurcs of a youth and maiden dropping lotus petals Into n censer, and ao the incenso rose and spread thero ehono tlirough It the fnceH of famous Lotos men of the then and now, including tho lato Frank It. Lawrence, the president for many years ; Mark Twain, Andrew Carnegie, "White .'aw, Held, Joseph Jefferson, Henry Wat-, tora'ori and Chaunccy M, Depew. Tho speakers, In addition to tho presi dent, were Charles M, Schwab, Job Hedges, Dr. Henry Van Dyka, James SI. neck and others. Sluing with them were Abram I. Elkus, ex-Unltcd Rtatcs Senator William A. Clark, llorbert L. j HrldKman. Walter Stabler. John Elder- kln, historian of the club; Qeorgo II. Story and Frank Seaman. President Lord reported that the club was in good health and at a distance ho Kccmed to his hearers to aver nlso that its thirst wos In splendid condition, al-1 though of course he could not navo said that. Ho described tho members and guests of tho Lotos Club as "any Inhabitants of this Jolly old earth who havo done something." Mr. Lord paid a trlbuto to the mem ory of Mr. Lawrence, the president for nearly thirty years. Ho noted that elghty-nlno painters and sculptors nro now mcmbcre, the club always keeping up its traditional Interest in the fine arts. Dr. Van Dyko testified that '"Anderson cannot wither or Pussyfoot Johnson stale" tho Inflnlto variety of tho Lotos Club, , Introducing Job Hedges, Mr. Lord said that "everybody loves him for the name j reason they loved .MarK Twain. .. Hedges agreed with tho toastmastcr that thero had been great progress In sclcnco and art slnco the Lotos Club was founded and that past generations had had great advantages, "but they didn't have the Board of Estimate," ho added. Ho lamented "tho nbsenco of delicate intimacy" between himself and Mayor Hylan, but said "I hope and pray for tho best." . Charles M. Schwab spoko after a letter from tho last surviving member' ot tho KoundcrB, Frederick A. Schwab, had been read. Mr. Schwab said that his forty years In business had taught him that the best things wero tho human asso ciations formed. Tho most successful men he knew were men whoso Ideals wero of a higher character than mere business dealings nnd who appreciated tho finer things of life. MAISON FIFTH AVENUE at FIFT Y- SEVENTH T H1o$t Important Sale Extraordinary preparations have been made in assembling these highly distinc tive Spring Fashions and afford an excep tional Pre-Easter purchasing opportunity. Street and Afternoon Gowns Daytime & Sports goats Cailor-made Dresses Sports Costumes Presented in thfee wonderful groups. $50 $75 $95 The values are extraordinary Stunning Afternoon Gowns, Models of distinguished grace in chiffon, taffeta and Georgette enriched with lace and embroidery. Evening Gowns of Individuality Gorgeous effects eloquently expressing Fashion's foremost lines in the rich French fabrics. Distinctive Dinner Gowns Specially designed for theatre, receptions and infor mal occasions superior fabrics, exquisitely trimmed. Dashing Sports Costumes A large selection of swagger styles that we recently 'imported from Paris. Street Manteaux and Sports Coats The most favored cloth and silk fabric's fashioned along the newest lines with care and precision. Swagger Tailor-Mades Masterfully tailored in finest tricotine, Poiret twill, as well as in rich silk fabrics. This collection in cludes a number of original Paris models. Final Clearance ft Rv FURS- A Number of Short Coats and Coatees appropriate for present and Spring wear Hudson Seal Mole Nutria Fornier prices $350 to $125 225-00 Neckpieces SMJfn At Half Market Pr ces mm KIR EDIT Broadway n West 42nd Street and ' West 43rd Street Stem rothers West 42nd Street and West 43rd Street Exclusive Spring Styles in WOMEN'S ATTIRE On the THIRD FLOOR, Monday Presenting this season's newest and most distinctive originations. Unsurpassed in style theme and indi vidual beauty, they make, particular appeal to the woman who would achieve the maximum of smart ness at minimum expenditure. " Whether it be a Separate Skirt, Tailored Suit, Three-piece Costume, Street or Afternoon -Dress, Dinner or Theatre Gown, we are admirably equipped to fulfill the exacting requirements of a critical clientele. A Notable Offering for To-morrow: . Women's Smartly Tailored Tricotine Suits Expertly finished models in a superior quality Fabric; sizes 34 to 46. $55.00 Women's CAPES, DOLMANS, WRAPS and COATS Remarkably Low Priced al $68.00 and 75.00 (ALL NEW SPRING MODELS) Distinctive styles in finest quality Evora Cloth, Peachbloom, Bolivia, Tricotine, with Pussy Willow or Peau de Cygne linings and hand finished.'- All the favored colors and silhouettes are included at these most reasonable prices. THIRD FLOOR Woolen Dress Fabrics and Coatings Featuring the latest plain and novelty weaves in the fashionable colorings and . black, as employed in the model gar ments at the late Paris openings. Exceptional Values iorTo-morroW: Imported Silk Chiffon Voile, 43 inches wide; superior quality; in Black, Navy Blue or White, $2.95 yard English Tweeds and Hairline Suit ings, 54 inches wide, in smart Mix tures; Black and White. Navy Blue and White Striped Suitings, $5.50 yard All Wool Tricotine and Poiret Twill 54 inches -wide; extra fine quality; soft finish; medium weight; in a large selection of this season's Colors and Black, $6.50 yard Unusual Values in PETTICOATS Very Special al $6.95 Taffeta or Silk Jersey tops with Me. . saline or Taffeta? flounces are shown in a wide variety of' colorings. 'A splendid opportunity to effect a con siderable saving. MAIN FLOOR ' Women's SILK UNDERWEAR An extensive display of exquisitely finished underthings 'in excellent quality Crepe do Chine, Flowered Georgette, Washable Satin and Voile de Soie Al Noteworthy Prices To-morrow on the Second Floor Women's Crepe de Chine Nightgowns Tailored and laco trimmed models, . $9.75 and 11.75 Envelope Chemises of Crepe de Chine and s Washable Satin Tailored styjes; others lace trimmed, $3.95 and 5.75 Pink Satin Bloomers ... $4.75 PHILIPPINE HAND MADE " UNDERWEAR Nightgowns' and Chemises $2.95, 3.95 WOMEN'S WASHABLE PORCH or BEACH DRESSES $3.75 - $4.95 - $7.50 On the SECOND FLOOR Unusually attractive models in Gingham, Dimity, Linen, Swiss, Striped or Dotted Percale, Lawn and Voile with long or short sleeves. The colorings are well blended and espe cially desirable for Spring or Summer wear. Exceptional Offering of WOMEN'S FRENCH LAMBSKIN GLOVES . $2.50 Regular $3.50 Values Two-clasp, lightweight Gloves, P.K. sewn, with fancy con trasting band around wrist and three rows of attractive silk stitching on back; Black, White, Tan, Grey, Champagne. Another lightweight style with wide cuff and elastic at wrist; P.K. sewn; White, Tan, Mode. MAIN FLOOR On the MAIN FLOOR, MOND4Y Substantial Savings in this ggjg ) Plated SllVCWarC Qualities o f the Highest Grade Rogers' Silver Plated Ware Tea or Coffee Spoons, Dozen $2.45 Table Spoons or Forks, - Bouillon Spoons, Orange Spoons, Butter Spreaders, Medium or Dessert Knives, 4.90 6.00 4.25 5.75' 5.95 One Script Letter Engraved Free of Charge Reproductions of Sheffield Silver Plate Bread 'Trays, ------ $5.10 Single Vegetable Dishes, - - - 6.50 Gravy Boat and Tray, - - - 9.25 Double Vegetable Dishes, lock handle, 13.75 Chop Dishes, Serving Trays, 11 ins. 6.50 Meat Platters, 15 ins. 12.25 17 ins. 14.75 Monogram o Three Letters Engraved Free Quadruple Plated Silverware Tea Sets, 4 pieces, - - - - 15.75 A. D. Coffee Sets, 4 pieces, - 12.85 Cheese and Cracker Dishes, - $4.75 Roll or Sandwich Trays, ' - - $3.65 Pie Plates, Pyrex linings, - - $3.65 Casseroles, Pyrex linings, - - $4.75 One Script Letter Engraved Free oj Charge MISSES' SPRINGTIME SUITS Of Tricotine $75.00 A splendid showing of smart styles in Pony, Eton or medium length Coats with long roll or Tuxedo collars; shoulders are narrow; close-fitting sleeves; plaited or plain skirts with pockets.. . Sizes 14, 16 and 18 years. Other Models in Needle Tricotine, Serge, Poire Twill, Velour Checks or Covert Cloth $47.50 to 185.00 6. BBBBI NOT AN OFFICE A5T0RE