THE SUN AND NEW YORK HERALD, SUNDAY, MAPX'II 14, 1920.
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
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
Dr. Van Dyko testified that '"Anderson
cannot wither or Pussyfoot Johnson
stale" tho Inflnlto variety of tho Lotos
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.
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
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.
Masterfully tailored in finest tricotine, Poiret twill,
as well as in rich silk fabrics. This collection in
cludes a number of original Paris models.
A Number of Short Coats and Coatees
appropriate for present and Spring
wear Hudson Seal Mole Nutria
Fornier prices $350 to $125
Neckpieces SMJfn At Half Market Pr ces
KIR EDIT Broadway n
West 42nd Street
West 43rd Street
West 42nd Street
West 43rd Street
Exclusive Spring Styles in
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
A Notable Offering for To-morrow: .
Women's Smartly Tailored Tricotine Suits
Expertly finished models in a superior
quality Fabric; sizes 34 to 46.
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.
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,
English Tweeds and Hairline Suit
ings, 54 inches wide, in smart Mix
tures; Black and White. Navy Blue
and White Striped Suitings,
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
Unusual Values in
Very Special al
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
MAIN FLOOR '
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
PHILIPPINE HAND MADE "
Nightgowns' and Chemises $2.95, 3.95
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
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, -
Medium or Dessert Knives,
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
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
NOT AN OFFICE
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