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THE SUN, SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 1918.
0 WINTER DAYS AT FLORIDA BEACHES FULL OF ENJOYMENT 8 Palm Beach Benefit for Tobacco Fund the Climax of a Season of Unusual Activity. PALM HBACir. Kla., March 2. A groat climax to tho Palm Beach season was an onterWnmcnt In theCocoanut Grove In front of.tho Poln tijii.t Hotel on Wednesday night for tM benefit of The Bus Tobacco Fund, trhlrh ods nmok'to tho boy In tho tranches. It wns a medley of 'garden' party. moonlight danco and theatri cals, with Homo of tho best profea ilonnl talent In the Country taking pirt. Fifteen hundred persona partlcl ltM In It and they raised $2I,3S8 for ihi fund, u wan a crown mat was "utercstrd in giving Jts money to tho . Midlers and also to tho Bailor. The Bids wero called for, and as soon as Xej-notc was n line in ono of tho songs a bid had. been, made an aid was Im rlttn for tho entertainment by Gene i medlntoly sent to tho bidder with n BJck, "While you'ro lounging here ! naR to put the money in. The bUbi at ease, thero aro boys across the wito collected ns fast as they wctti jjj.,," ,tlai1" by young women who had thn Floreni Zlcgfeld was stage manager I nudlenbe divided into small section?, nnd brought in. with music Mr. Buck , TIlc las' bidder got the watch. Trote especially for the ocralon a jood many of tho girl who havo made the Folllm famous. Mr. Ruck, 'to get the atmosphere, went to sea in a small at with Capt. Winter, caught thirty-two nmberjafcks and wrote all tie songs the same day. One v.is for tho Dolly Sisters. They ippeared in costume In the wing, "We Are Spanish Mcn-o'-War; We Just Came Ashore to Sting all tho" Boys for the Soldiers." The reference was io the stingaree, occasionally seen, on the bathing beach. Another of tho good numbers was m'dld fashioned soft shoe dance of tho Delchanty and Hengler variety by Sam Harris and Fred Zimmerman, and another a kid eons sung by Ann I'ennlneton, with the Dolly Sisters, Kay Lauroll, Grace Darling and Marlon Davis assisting, all dressed as toys. Miss Fennlnftton also did one ot her well known syncopated spe cialties. Miss Davis did ail exhibition dunce with tho first three men who fiittcrlbed, $100 to the fund. 7he.-e numbers were interpolated with general dancing on the floor ar,$er tho trees for, tho audience. Tho citing, in the original Cocoantit (rove, was a great factor., furnishing atmosphere impossible at shows else where. Itanln Auction Take Well The patronesses, and others had paM more than $1,000 for the first ar.d fecond rows jf tables mtrround .sg the floor, most of the tables be ,r, fold by John B. Kitchen and Dud ,ey Field Malone. The, patronesses nere Mrs. Edward Browning, Mrs. rrarlcs F. rhoate 3d, Mrs. Alfred G. Vtsfierhllt. Mrs. John C King, Mrs. told It. Calhoun. Mrs. Charles Dll unsham, Mrs. John Rutherford, Mrs. William J Hyde. Mrs. Frederick Duff Frailer, Mrs. Qulncy A. Shaw 2d, Mrs. Douglas alge, Mrs. Kenneth B. Von I'Jpcr, Mrs, Harry Darlington, Jr., and Mr. Barclay WaTburton. When the entertainment was pretty Speed Tests of Air and Water at Miami Miimi. FIs., March 2. Of course the 'jnrth annual motor-boat regatta ovr 1 Alton JicicU speedway was thn liub iroiuil which'-all social functions In ".irr.i icolved this week. Every visit-; i yacht had Its special regatta party .t-iard Among those entertaining ibeard their yachts were E. G. Oraum Ith of New Tork, who arrived In Miami tn the rjreyhound ; Col. Robert M. Thompson, head of the Xatlonal Security Lague. who has been passing the sca n h're on his housobo.it Rverglades, and rapt Kdwin A. Hhewan of New Ynrk, aboard tho Elwliia. Arthur II. Murk of New York had a party of frier.ds on his steel power yacht Aramis. H as at first thought that the motor kat resatta. which took placo last H'edneMiy and Tliursday, would prove ''ti jKctacular than thoo held "In pre rtcu year" because of the taking over ot the rpeedleit motorboats by the Gov ernment. There are several despatch 'wati In Htscayne Bay, and the Navy Apartment was asked to authorise their J for the contests. A the net pro ceed! of the regatta were donated to the Red Crosc, the Government permitted e Shadow nr.. now on patrol duty 'ere. to race Carl G. Fisher' new Shadow V. Borne slight changes were ie4ary to make the match possible. JBch an the removal of the, gun mounted forward and also the deckhouse. Both waft ploughed through the, water at better than thirty miles an hour. Ther wore several atrial evept of In 'Mt nijch as military manoeuvres by a nm air squadron, bomb dropping con Jt and circling for fighting poiltloiw f aerial battle.!.. William J. Matheson the New York Yacht Club and James Oeering; of Chicago entered their sea itdj In an exciting race of four miles, tetins ai Judgea nt the regatta were wm II. Hanan, William 3. Matheson. orge w Moore, J. H. Eastwood, James Snowden, Arthur Curtles James, gl'na H Curtlaa, K. C. McGraw and Ralph W. Worthlngton. -Manhattan spectators in the galleries Eluded Douglas Cleeves, Mr. and Mrs. Seville n ogden. Mr. and Otr. Robert -Ivers. Miss Katharine Myers, Mor Ua Harker. William F Cory, Mls Mcrlden. Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. r!'ly. Mr anil Mrs. Herbert D. Roosen, JJ,T M. I,. Millard. Mrs. James 1,. ,r.c.t, Mij, Josephine Bhaw, Mrs. "anki ,, Jonca and Mr. and Mrs. George Hurllne. ?v2 hun,lred auction and COO players attended the benefit tournament at the "Hcyon Hotel orf Wednesday evening. in affair was the last of a aeries of Colonial Tea ""A, Ha, Match 2. Yachting In '' lln,-!,. pl.tylng tennis in sports a'' ' nd i-wlmmliig n wat;r reglster ix TO diirrecs ura pastimes) pursued 1 .i idiiy by New Yorkers here l"'" and for a time tho perplexing "'""ii-ms ot fuel shortago and the war tn not of this earth. '"o!onlal tea was given this week L . ao1" Chapter, Daughter of the American Revolution. Two hundred Ms attended, thereby helping along mm French orphan fund. Mrs. Mel ' W Canith of Mount Vernon took uct.ve p,,rt in the affair. The guert ''Honor was Col, John J.nwlB of Rlch '0ni va . who a the nearest living v,',a,Uvi' eorge Washington. Man, j'Mtan 4 "Mors present Included Mrs. v l';,A,ll"nR. Mias Ruth Sloan. Mis. ! ftilhnan Jlartlett., Mra Dudley 8. yjfrliBtpn, Mrs. Porter Sherman', Mr, "m's A. CushtW, Mrs.' Homer W. ckK)n, mi Florence Brr nd Mis A"fe M Ilrokaw. well along" a meat: of raising monev was Introduced which Is new In this country but which, It in believed, will bp common hrro In the next few months, nn It Is throughout Ruda. It Is called a soldier' auction. The Idoa was brought from Russia by Col. j wuiiam h. Thompson, head of thn Red Cross commission to that coun try, which returned a few week ago. "Ho paid $400 for a very fine little platlnlum wrist watch set with dia monds, nnd this ex-Mayor John F, FiUgiVnld of Hostn.i discerned of tn the throng of 1,500 peoplo in the fol- lowing manner. I The auctioneer went through tho crowd, eettlnc t." anil S10 hUU Mini some J100 bids, and every tluw tho 1 competition got slow he would give j warning that the bidding was nbout to close and would , begin to call i 'Onco, twice, three times and sol " ' and before he hod finished somo otic who already had a lot of money in tho I pot would como across with another offer. 3 L The excitement grew Intense, and iti was decided that this was one of tha best ways ever found of raising money for the war, Col. Thompson said that i when he was in Petrogr.id laht fall every theatre thore held such an auc tion every night after the show. Mr. Fitzgerald, widely known In New Eng land and in Washington as an orator, was at his beet In this setting. He 1 1 tho crowd howling im ho told i story after story and even sang popu iar songs. The final winner of the nuivn wan .lupepu iiutipf, ine loxni of tho bids being $2,323. Mr. Widcner immediately put up the watch ngain ' and thls'time it brought $l.S0O, going tn Fred Lewlsohn. Thus tho watch earned u. grand total of $3,623 for the . fund. .Mr. 1farst' Political Plana. The question whether William It. ' Hearst may be shaping his course for the Presidency was puc up to him here this week as a natural sequence of the presence of the politicians he has been entertaining, but without eliciting an answer from him that was committing. Th facts tiro that Will lam .T. Bryan stopped off here while en route to New York to start a na tionwide speechmaktug tour; that Dudley Field Malontl also happened to corns along in order to lecture at , loc lnu vemarus pass wr.noui eum tho Poinclana Hotel on woman suf- , went. frage: that Mayor. John F. Hylan of. That In all thero Is to the matter New York came down "for hla hoalth, . as usual," and that Richard Croker. the old Tammany chieftain, ar.d Samuel Untermyer, who figured con spicuously In the Hylan campaign, wero also here. Mr. Hearst gavo a ,) j .d was cUrote'l by "Mth. Atthur D. Thom.i" of East Orange. Among the player were Mr. ami .Mr. Benjamin .1. Howell of New Brunswick, Mr K ti. Hunyiui, Jlr. and M,re. Nelson A. Nye, Mls Roberta Mead. Dr. nnd Mrs. Will iam A, long, Mrs. Arthur Wickersham, Mrs. Willis II. Redman and Miss Natalie Redman of New York. A sale of paintings and curio vent here by destitute French families was held Monday afternoon at Ros.mxre, the winter home of Admiral and Mrs. Albert Boss and -was well patronized. Ludovlc Iblanc. a Parisian artist, and Jean 1e Hedouvlllo wero In charge of the affair. Numbered among tin. pur chaser were Mrs. James t.. Nug'it of New York, who secured nn oil painting by Gabriel Blessy entitled "No Man's Ijind," and Mrs. Warren J. Blodgett of Mount Vernon, who bought a study of the Chateau do Borslnger, near Ypres, by Jul en Dubois, u Belgian soldier. Of special Interest, because It was written by the only- woman Mnyor in England, was. a letter received by Mrs. A. C. Mowat, regent of the Miami Chap ter of the Imperial Order of tho Daugh ters of the British Umpire, from Miss Edith Reeve, Mayoresse of Margate. In describing measures taken to relievo English soldiers In German prison camps Miss Reeve wrote : "In October, 1911, our first Slargate men were reported to us and we at once formed a small committee to send them food regularly , every Monday. Wo startod with eight men and this has grown to be sixty-two. "Each box contains nn assortment of nourishing food' nnd welgtn nbout ten pounds, and goes carriage free. Our main efforts have been centred on the question of money, as each box costs eight shillings and sixpence, so we or ganized flag days, whist drives, concerts, collections at our various places of on tertalnmnnf, and a great raffle, giving 10,000 prizes to 10,000 subscribers of sixpence each. This took place in our winter gardens, seating somo 2,500 peo ple, and It wes simply crowded out on each day, sixpenco admission being charged. "All of our work Is dono voluntarily. I suppose we have sent over 0,000 par cels. We pack the goods In our town hall every Monday nnd put In each box a printed lit.t of tho goods and a postal card for tho men to acknowledge re ceipt ot same. I am sorry to say that many boxes are opened by the Germans and goods extracted, somo never reach ing our poor boys at all. "Wo have dugouts all ovor the city mado deep enough In tho chalk, where Aids French Jlr, nnd Mrs. Samuel Morris Connnt cloeed their Riverside. Drive home hut weok and are spending Mar.h In Tampa. On Thursday thoy chartered tho yacht Alta and entertained several friends on a ciuise along thn Hills borough River. Tea was served on the deck at Sulphur Hprtngh. Their guests Included Mrs. Thomas Richards, Mrs. Chester Easel!, Miss Catherine Woy man. Miss Natalie Blair and Mrs. Wal ter Earta Preston. Webster T, Eootnl of Elberon, N, X, Is spending March In Tampa. Mi. and Mrs. Wlnfield Provost nnd fhelr son (of Hackensaok have arrived In Tampa by motor after touring the resorts of tho Bust Coast section. Onn of the mott romplcln houseboats launched recently Mas thp Deep K.ia Myst ry. built for Lawrence T. Cooper of New York. The craft In elghty-fivo feet long' and has a twenty-six font beam, Tne floating residence has a main saloon on tho first floor, while the aeoond floor provides eight staterooms and three private baths. Mr, Cooper t dinner to these visltois u.nd others at ' the Palm Beach Country Club, and all agreed there was no political signifi cance In it. The next day Mr. Hearst ' appeared in West-Palm Beach to ad dress the Florida State Educational Convention and tho chairman, .loo narman. a State politician, made a speech In which ho w.prced his be lief that Mr. Hearst would run oh the next Presidential ticket. Mr. lloarxt so far, except the opinion of var.ous political observers now here to the effect that 5tr. Hearot Is planning to run for tho Presidency in 1920, ex pecting to capture the Democratic, I tho Socialistic and tho semi-temper-1 we seel; safety as pomi as warn.ns of hostile planes is Riven " card parties given to aid l'r.-nih or- Iit nnd Mr James M. Jacki-on n tertalned at dinner Thursdiy eenlnp In honor of Col. Henry Wntterson, editor of the Louisville Coiiriej-oiimol. Thu occanlon was Mr. Watterson's seventy eighth birthday. Among tho guests wero Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Curtlss James, Mrs. Henry Watterson, Miss Mary 8. Burrows. Robert W. Parsons and Joseph ' Ore.iVs. After a campaign extending through ten day tho Miami Y. M. C. A. lias raised ?;.", 000 to complete It's new budding on Eleventh ctreet. li. W. Ar mour, bend of the Kansas City branch uf tne Armour Packing Compun), nib scribml 51.00U, while Mrs.. Arthur Cur tlss James gave another 11,000. Will iam Jennlngd Ilryan donated $400.' George X. Brewer and hla daughter, Miss Edith Brewer, of Hrooklyn, aro pending the balance of the season at the Gralyun. Tho Green Tree Inn has among its guests Mrs. Thomas Btockdnle, James A. Dawson, Mrs. Albert Lee, Martin Brower, Mrs. Frederick W, Baker, Mrs. George W. Selbert, Mr. nnd Mrs. Her man Bonn and Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Bryant of New York, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry I Jones of Brooklyn. At the Gralynn are Mr. ond Mrs. Wal ter N. Greene of RldKOWood, N. J. : Joseph C. Tnlley, Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Boyd. Mlrs Ethel Boyd and Thomas Boyd of New York, and Miss Helen Er.dlcntt of Yonkors. Passing early March nt tho Halcyon aro Mr. and Mrs. Clifton II. Hawkins of Freeport, I. : Mr. and Mrs. An drew lloktettor, Mr. and Mrs. UoorKC F. Wlnfleld and Mrs. Hherwood W. Wyatt of New York ; Mr. and Mrs. Francis W. Roberts and Luther G. Fair brook of Orange, and Miss Catherine Young of HuntlngTon, L. I, Joining the Manhattan contingent at the Royal Palm this wcok were Mrs. C. Francis Bonnett, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar N, Sldman. Mr. and Mr. Arthur R. Martin, Mm. M. Adrlance, Mr. and Mrs, Marlon MaoMir.ln. John T. Wood, Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Keen. Miss Doro thea Camp, Raymond F. Hoguo, Oliver O. HolllMer, Mr. nnd Mrs. U 1. Moon, Mrs. Charles B. I.oppa, George Thomp son, Mrs. Howard G. Dow and George It, Kmart, Jr. Eate registrations at the Urmey In clude James H, Hart of East Ornnge, Richard Walah and Mr. and Mrs. J. IT. Walter of Newark, Mr. and Mra. Claude II. Honsley, Mr. and Mrs. OI. G. Bler man and Duncan E. Maynard of New York. Orphan Fund and his family will occupy tho boat urou Its completion. The Tampa Rod Cross forwarded a shipment of supplies on Wedneeoay which consisted of thirty-one dozen hospital shirts, fifty-one eye bandages, three dozen pairs of socks, eight woollen helmets and six mufnora Tho Fortnightly Club was entertained on Tuesday by Mrs. Henry Stevenson of New York at Lllydaie, her Florida winter home. On Friday evening tho ballroom of the Tampa Bay Hotel was thronged with guests who enjoyed tho folk Uanceu ex ecutc-d by tho children ot Northern vis. Itors In Tampa, "From tho Everglades' whs an original woodland dance ten dered by the MLssos Claire Murphy Mary Coughlln, Jane Greene, MurK.net Van Busklrlt and Anita Van Busklrk "In Butterfly Tiin" was given by Eucla Jacobus, while Roberta Chamber Jewel Eaatlnger and Eeona .Leslie presented "A Dance of Joy," Mra Benjamin T, Drake has Joined the Manhattan contingent at the Oaks, r-ra speech i mm msWt2ama?.V IFiiS liebert , vs rm BeAcii "mars wkiTg" 4 it f r W ' Mm "TTJIWXJ I ' vfaHVHWL. .. iiiiVI .sjbbjkd t iSJJJJJJJJJJSSl m, I nil IM II I I ! u Rmmgm mKk ffS&wwr- ante vote, and In addition the. work- Ingmcn's ote, now grWing in f-treusth d.iiij . tn.lt he htrpori to ni (omplih thl-t through being elected the ne.t Guvcriiiir of New Yurk State. and that he nt'tl Mr Hryan will not get together it Ik pointed out tli'it for one th.nt thoy are split on the liquor question, Mr. Hearst advocating the drinking of light wines and Mr. Bryan total abstinence, and then It is declared that they have not for somo time been particularly good friends. Mr. Bryan, it It understood, has been con sidering the )us.xlb!llty that he him- - self would I e culled upon to nih on the Prohibition ticket. . nests ot All I'olllleiil. If the dinner given by Mr. ;uid Mrs. Hearst at the Country Club to these visitors wss for political purposes, it was well camouflaged, as It aluo in-, eluded Mr. and Mra. Edward T. Stotes- bitrj. Mr?. Hermann Oearlrhs, Mr. ; and Mra. Myron C. Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. William Hnio Thompson, Col. and Mrs. William B. Thompson, Mr. and Mr. Samuel Untermyer, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander H. Revel, Mr. nnd All Lakewood Outdoors Lakrwoop, N. J., March 2. Now that 1 tiilnimc this week at tho Laurel Ilou-e tho midwinter holidays aro over and Lent Is being closely observed, social diversions hnve given way to other. forma of pleasure, mainly golf, tennis nnd trap shooting. Thu links of the Country Club ot Lakewood have been In constant uso thin ween, favorable weather and drying winds having aided In putting the round.s into good condi tion. Among tho many golfers out dur ing tho weelc were Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Hare, Henry Tarlsh and party of New York, Frod Kimball, Jasper Lynch, Alex C. Soper and W. W, Wlliock, The concrete tennis courts at the Laurel In lho Pines aro In bhupe for tho spring tournaments and many players' have been preparing for the Baster ron-IC It. Leigh, Mrs. W. N. Abhenctte of tests. Trap rhootlng continues to lure i Bridgeport, Conn., Mr. and Mrs. J D. tho Nlmroda. There were two special j Parsons, Jr., Mrs. William otild of events this week at tho traps of the' Albany, Mr, anil Mrs. Samuel Freeman Laurel Houso Gun Club. April 4, f nnd 0 are the days el for tho contest which, Is to take place between the New York Athletic Club and the Boston Athlctlo Assoolatlon. The Laurel Homo lias put up a $600 cup for thu winning team, A painting by Henry Uliver waiKer of Lakewood waa presented to tho new library this week. The subject is "Jacob Wrestling With ttin Angel.- Mr. and Mrs. Alex C Soper of Forest avenue received word this week that their hoii, Capt. Alex C. Hoper, Jr., hud been promoted to the innk of Major, Major Soper Is u atirgenn In thn First Cavalry and Is stationed at 1'ougla, Ariz. Alfred Woehr. son of Mr. nnd Mrs. I, Woehr of the Florence tn the Pines, left this week for Camp Upton. The unusually fine weather brought many people to the hotels this week, At the Laurel In the Tines -Mrsi J. J. Potter of (Brooklyn Is spending some tlmo with her sister, Mm. F. B. Flake. Mrs. E. W. P. Arnold Is visiting) her children, who are here for the season. Mrs. Ely Bucll of New Tork i here for a sojourn a the guest of Mm J. T. Ailing. Mr. and Mrs. Win. A. Jamison came down from New Yorlc and hpent Sunday with Mr. Jamison's mother and sisters, Mrs. Robert Jamison nnd the Misses Jamison, ut tho Laurel House, During their tay hero they were Joined by filr Joseph White Todd and Mr, and Mra J, Ramsay Drake of London. Mrs. T. D. Messier of rittshurg, who Is here for the Mason, ha been enter- W&aMM I! 1 SBBBBBBBBBBBkSBBBBBBrX- 7 BBBBHW '"in i ... E . T. STOTeSBURY Of PHILADELPHIA ENJOYING 2 MID-WINTER VACATION. Mrs. Guy B. Barham, Mrs. William Grant Brown, Miss Doris Stevens, Mlsa Virginia C. Hylan, Miss Cathor- I Mrs. .. H. Van Wyrk and Mrs. 11. W, I Howell of New Yolk. Others at tho l.aunl House nro Mr. nn.l M -.. ,' ....... . .... T. 1 1 . , 1 M'a Mary Hull of Hflt!tigs-on-the-Hud ron, Mrs. Henry 12. Bedford of Brook lyn. Mr. and Mrs. Henry West Mao Donald. Mrs. L. S. Getty, Mr. and Mrs. Albert R. Gallatin, Mr. and Mis. C. Wheaton Vaughn, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Rruslln, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Newport, Sirs. J. L. Dullosque, Mr. and .Mrs. Samuel Qulncy. At the Laurel In the Pines are Mr. and Mrs, Harold Dodce of Bsscx Fells IN. J; M. Randolph Frothlnnhatn of Boston, Mr ami Mrs. y j, LclKh, mis ot Morrlstown, N. J ; Mr. and Mrs. John H, Hurnnod of Brooklyn, Mr. nnd Mrs. Walter Dyers of (Hartford, B. A. Hands, Mrs. A. J. Hlade, Mr. nnd Mrs. John B. I Calvert, Mre. L. D, Rockwell of New York, At tho Hotel Virginia nre Mr. and Mrs. C. Ordemann, Miss B. H, Ordemann and Mlas H, Ordemann, Miss M. A. Thompson, Miss Doris 1". Oallert, Miss Helen and Mlsa Lottlo Urleff of Now Yotl:. At the Hotel Palmer are Mr. and Mrs. j V. J Waftr. Mrs. Nellie Hchuit. Miss ReKlna N. Schultz. Mr, and Mrs. Paul Jureeh, Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Hildrnth of Brooklyn, Mrs. W, AV. Woods. Mrs. Jenle Hanson. Mrs, M, McKee, Miss Wenda McKcc, Mlti M. B. Mealoy, Mr. and Mm. Robert F. Ruriell, Miss Katharine Fonda of New York and Mrs. K. Horberg, Stockholm, Hweden, Daytona Visitors Take Up War Work Daytona . Fl,, Msreh t. Because of the teal displayed by winter visitors tn Red Cross work a second surgical dress ings class will start shortly under the upervlslon of Miss Dorothy Griffin of Atlanta, New Yorkers enrolled In the class Include Mrs. Benjamin Rrlck, Miss Edna Bryan, Mrs. W. W. Wilder, Mis Edith Hadley, Mrs. Eugene Edward, Mr. S. C. Otterhout and Mr. Clinton II. Booker. it, H. Windsor, editor of Popular Jf- ev" Ino Menrhan, Miss Aii.1 Norflee Gov. John 31. Slaton of Georgia, E, Cinreii. Joins. (Jrrln fed; mid John jlntK'tt. Mr and Mr ireiue dl Pont ar- this conclusion, and us t'ncle isara s '"'' "u -1"fs j-.it.uiur .- r.ve.l'a't tho Breakers this week with ' army in Trance Incrsases In number bourne ,.,., .. i,...-v inelndlnir Mr -mil Mi Walter mor8 fta mor,) our!st will be found nt I On Friday evening the first produc u p.-u N including Mr and Mis. " alter rtsorts tlon of "The Kermef" K.ou .-ilace in the i...ipenier, jr.. .hi?, ... Jt , Gerald B. Street of Wilmington; and Mr. and Mra, W. Ktiller Springfield. Mass. The -hall was draped in tricolor banners I performance followed the military pa- MKi Helen Wilmerdlng of Pelhom and ribbons aitalns'. an effc-ctin green j rade In tho afternoon, In which a com Manor and Miss Betty Collins of ' background of p.ilms. The affair was dl- pany of soldiers from Foil Dado partlcl Washlngton ai rived this week to v.-slt reeled by M-s. Charles B Wheeler, who I pated. Mrs Roburt C Black of New York n Hgured In many Manhattan Red! Mr ond Mrs Thomas Brooks nt nt "l...r vllb. Mr nnd Mre Richard i:ro"" activities this year. New York j Brooklyn nre visiting friends in St. nt her llhi Mi. and Mr. Klcnant Q w) included Mrs. Reginald K I lVterburg before returning North. A. lludnut gave a reception at the hoiibo of Michael P Grace, which they have leased. The cnlieta Includeu Mr.-, i T"" 1 . 1 C T 1 f iL',:,,,:'n';l,,f'.,:r..A,!,'K: Polo at Camden for Red Cross George IVatherstone. Mr. and Jlrs. Gustav A. Walker, Dr. and Mra. Clein ont Cleveland. Jacob Kclmildlap, Mis Lynn Curtis, John P. Irwin. Irving T. Hartz, Mr. John Clay, Mm. John H. Hanan, Mr. John W, Dennis, Mies Kvangellno B. Johnson, Mian Alice Delamar, Orestes Farrara arid Cor nelius A. Pugsley. Otto II. Kahn arrlTed this week nnd canities, and his son, H. U. Windsor, Jr.. aro occupying their home on the Halifax River. M William H. Brookfleld and his daugh ter, Miss Minnie Brookfleld, of New York havo left the Rldgewond for a two week kojourn ut the Poncu de Leon ot St. Augustine. Mr. nnd Sirs. B, v, Dyson of New York nre guests at the Despland. Mrs. Rodman Wnnamaker has Joined Mrs. John Wonamaker at the Ormond. Pho Is accompanied by Miss A. Ciuger of Now York. At the Despland nre Count Ernesto Massimo Casamollo nnd hts wife, who was before her marriage Miss Louise Ring, daughter of Mr. ar.d Mrs. Charles K. Ring of Brooklyn. Tho Count, who served eeven years In tho Italian nrmy. Is very fond of tennis nnd has won from every ontagouist on the Despland courts, The R'-'gcwood Is entertaining Mr. and Mrs. U. W. Bennett, Sir. and Mrs. W. Franklin Tourtellotto, .Mr. ana siri James F. Miller, Mrs. Charles Oakes, Henry H. Undress, Miss Alice Barbour, George Fletcher Corden nnd Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur J. Boyd of New York. At the Hamilton ore Mr. Clifford Smith and Mra. Sherman Cox of New York. Spring Days at Richmond Attract Richmond, Va., March 2. Richmond Is making a strong appeal to the various French and F.ngllsh officer stationed at nearby Camp Dlx, and it is seldom that some ot them do not spend the week end at the Jefferson Hotel, "Your- American army is undoubtedly the beet fed army In the world," re marked an Kngllsh Captain this evening;, "and It must be a source of great satis faction to see what wore crude boy three month ago already wrll developed men. Further, the diet I one of com mon sense end the training a foundation which will go a long way In providing stamina for enduring hardships 'over there," We have long entertained ad miration for your athletes, and your nrmy needs only discipline to make It a factor to bn reckoned with among the armies of the world," Winter weary Northerners will be In terested to know that aprlng la surely on the way up the line, for grass in the park I almost ready to cut here, willow are feathering, crocuie bloom ing and sparrows netting, wont into his ncu home which has been built for him since last winter on the ocean front nt tho end of Mun sot avenue. Ho will bo here only about three week"! and in accompanied by Henry Bull, Roger Winthrop and F.irbes Morgan. Mr. and Mry. Joseph Widener and 'Florida Helped by the War Et. PETEHSBrna, Fla., March 2. The I war seems to have played an Important part In fotterltig a longer seaFon than 1 Florida has ever known before. In for ! mer years the number of Canadians wintering In the South was negligible. i Tluiv rjunA Iti hundreds dlirtnlr llin win ter following the berlnnlnar of thn war. Iwhile last season Canadians were as, i thick tn St. i'etersburi; a Heminol.i In- ! ,iinns .m mm of them mit it. "Travel i-edu.s worry to ,ts lovet term," 1 Americans arc dis.-over'ng the louu- ot .n, ..i.f..n..-in ..t , !.tt eBrl ,a lho wek wiwu )hp ltLa Crosa benefit card party was held at the Casino. Couuiv, K. c. Muich 2. Mrs. Georgu Vanderbllt and her daughter. Miss Cornelia Vanderbllt, arrived at the Kirkwood this week from Washington nnd will stay in Camden about a week. Mr. nnd Mrs. Sailing Baruch are located In the Klrkuood club cottage for a month. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Graves, ar riving from High Point, N. C, spent a few days with their two boys in tho Kirkwood white cottage and then left for a short trip to New York, Two good polo games with all star players are scheduled every week on tho Country Club polo Held at Kirkwood Heights and up to the present thno all idmlsslon and irrand stand fees havo been donated to the Red Cross. Pari Hopping. Phillips, Lieut, .Shannon Mcanv, Slvell Lee and llenty Kaet are, of course. the player that retain tne scoring honors. There ato practice games every day and the polo Meld has become a pleasant rendcivous for visitors. Matinee events ore scheduled for every Monday on the new Rldlns; and Driving Club track at Kirkwood Heights. Our- onco Morgan and Newton C. Boyklit compose tho actlvo lommlttee of this branch of sports. Capt. J. A. Love and Mrs. Love havo arrived irom Fortius Monroe lor a Golf and Horses Rule at Pinehurst Pi.NKilUHST, N, C, March 2 A lively week culmlnutod at Pinehurst to-day with the long heralded first annual horse show given under tho auspices of the Pinehurst Jockey Club, Tho iissemM.iKo taxed tho capacity ot tho grand stand, paddock and parking tpaco at the race- truck, where the show waa held. In the evening a birthday party was given nt the Holly Jim for Dwight N. uiara or noannuct, mm., woo v.i. - brntc.1 concurrently his rlghtvnhuh birthday and Ills el.thte.-nth scaum of uninterrupted golf nt PlmhurM The spring golf tournament will hold thn cen tre of the stage nil next week. William O. Breed, chaliniau of the war fund of the Red Cross In New York, Is putting In a week or so of golf on the I'tnehurst courses. Theodore F, Whit marsh, who Is Mr. Hoover's chief assis tant at Washington, came down with Mr, Breed, and Mr. Hoovor Is expected down again within th next few days, Mr. nud Mra. Raymond B. Foadick nnd their family have Just arrived. Mrs. Florence B. Moneypcnny, who haB been active in Bed Cons work in Italy, is vlBltlng her father, James Barber of Er.glewond, nt the Barber ottage nnd Is oiitntalrilnc a house pat ty which In cludes a number of vtnerlron and Cana dian officer horriH on leave. J. William Souther of Brooklyn, who has been flying on the Flanders front. Is paying a brief visit to his parents nt their cottago her In company with Lieut. Hobert Field of the ordnance department, Feats on Water and in Air Amaze Mi ami Pleasure , Seekers Remem ber War Needs Doings of Visitors at Southern Resorts. their duu'ghlcr. Ml Flft Wlflener, have arrived nt tho Broakora for the rent of tho season. Harry H. Black of '. New York reached town on tho esme day, comlntr from Miami where ho ha spent two weeks on R Ashing trip. Mme. da Oanw, wife of the Brazilian Ambassador, waa among the arrival tht week, coming from Washington with Mr. and Mrs. Jean II. E. Saint Cyr nnd Mm, Remi P. Schwerin ot San Franclco. Dudley Field Malone, former Collec tor of tho Port of New York. gar a lecture on suffrage nt tho Polndana Tuesday night, following ono delivered the night previous In Miami. Irving Bacheller, the writer, lectured In the ame hotel the night before for the benefit of a local hospital and rained $2,000 for.lt. Ho told of his visit to the Frencr-froiit. Ensign Francis I. Amory, Jr., and Ensign Frederick 8. Allen of New York, who nro ut the aviation station at Ponanroln, were over for a couple of days thh week. Mr. nnd Mrs. Wal tr Band of New York nnd Montreal received hero this week news that their eon, Capt. Percy Carruther Band, In France with the Second Canndlan Infantry', has been awarded the military cross for gallantry'. Mrs. V.. K. Moberly of New York ar rived tills week at tho Breaker with har daughters, the Missoi Edna, Flor ence and Margaret Moberly, Lieut. John Rutherford of Tuxedo, who is In tho aviation service at Kev West, waa up tli'n week to visit his wife, who is .!tre. James A. Blair of New York, .Duo in service at Camp Johnston, was another visitor. Mr. and Mrs. J. Stevens Ullman of New York havo arrived nt the Polnci nna for the season. Reginald W. Baker of New York has arrived to vli-lt Frank Storrs. Mr. and .Mrs. Ezra do Forrest, tho Misses Helen and Dorothea du Format nnd Miss Marga ret n,ogers of Upper Montclnlr aro hen- for a fortnight. Brown, Mrf. Frederick Uugglei, Mrs. Hany C. Graw, Miss Josephine Cutli bert and Miss Henrietta Vernon. The United Daughters of the Confed eracy here arranged a tea Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Charles E. Webb. The house was decorated with mi.tntltle cif msM. nasturtiums war i:sh.- wa- lied In connection with tb t"H- '' Yor'.. women present in- . eiuueii .miss i.iia .Merrill, .aws. .n.irew l! '' " ' N,r-" George H. Hodgwin, M! v,i' N1-,H Iv5' .lund, .Miss Casino. It ujis the must successfnl amateur ent-i taliunent over staged her. ,00 persons appealing in the catt, The week h st ii m Camden, dpi 1mo will spend his short furlough In hunting. Jason Wnteri reglsteicd at the Kirk wood this week for a short holiday. The list of week end visitors from Camp Jac.lcson waa large this week, and Included Lieut, and Mrs. II. 11. Smith. Lieut, and Mm. J. Sarsdeltl Sweeney, Lieut. 11. U. Kennedy. Lieut. C. B, Stan ley, Capt Winthrop Green, Lieut. AngeJU Warren H, Hamilton, JJouL F. O. Black burn, Capt. L A. Constant end Lieut. P. Gerard of the French nrmy, Lieut, I.. Chapman and Lieut. H, 1 Bralnerd, Major ICdKtird Sloan and J.teut. G. K, Essex. Arrivals at the Kirkwood this week I Include W B. Bllts, H. A. Searle, J. C. Grayhuret, G, A. Adam, Alfred Morrie ' and Mr and Mrs. Isaac Dcnby of New . York, Mr. and Mis. If. F. Holloway ttt 1 Montolalr and the Rev. and Mra Reese P. Alsop of Brooklyn , An-lvala nt the Court Inn Included 1 Mis, K. P. Wilson and MIbs Wilson of Lllr-abeth, N, J. ; Mr. and Mrs. Robert , Bonner of New York and Mr and Mrs, John A. Howell of Newark, Among tho nrrlv.ile for Hie. week at the Hobklrk aro Mrs. F.mliy Taylor, Podghkeepsle; Sir and Mrs. Bloodgooti. j New York, and Edward R Green, ) Brooklyn. National Army Men Dance at Augusta AUijlma, Oa , March 2. A danc waa glen to-night at the Lenwood by the officers In training at Camp man ciple. It ns largely attended. Ilx-Gor. Henry D. McPenlel of Mon ro, Ga was In tho city on Wednesday visiting- his friend. Mr. and Mrs. Lnwtoti IJ. 12an have returned from New York, where they went to attend the marriage of Mis iiCMti Ai rtara Evans und Lieut. Edward Henry , ,..,1A ,.. ... vvv.inn .i. .,1.1,. i tho big hn!lro.m of the Imwood w ono of tho m-t successful affairs given hore since Camp Hancock waa otb l"hed. H was given for the non-oni-mlssloncd otlleer of tho base hospital and the 107th Field Artillery. Th chaperon wero Mr. Roy c. Heflebowet, Mr, nnd Sirs. Farren, Mrs, A. V, Crook ton, Mro, Frank Fleming, Mr. Charle Sylvester and Mr. Oharle Fenl. Mr. and Mr. John Phillip and Ml. W. W. Abbott of Loulnvill pent Wednesday with friet.d here. F, T. Mannlon Is her from New Yoik for a brief visit with Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Dorla. He is accompanied hv ills -on. Frank Mannlon, who Is ata Honed nt C.imp WadRworth Mi-H. W. K. Miller, Jr.. of Chicago, who has beep visiting Mr. nnd Mr. W. 1C. Miller here, left Wednesday for a visit with friends in Macon. News hua been received her from Dr. Rlghton Robertson, who I with the American army in France. Although he did not ay wher he Is atattoned, It la thousht he 1 near Verdun.