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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1914.
DOINGS IN FRATERNAL CIRCLES &f&-i::::-:::V 1 X I 1 Masonic Affairs. CONTINUED FROM PAGE FIVE. ' for senior warden. Armand OITutt, for junior warden. St. John's Lodge. No. 11-Albert O. .: McCheeney. master; Frank B. Ketch um. .onlor warden: tXbram R Wingate, Junior "Nrarden. James E. Hutchinson, secretary ; Jtobert A. Daniel, treasurer. 'A Proxies to Grand Lodge Richard M. tWhomas. for master; George R Da via, for senior warden; C. Marion Lashhorn for ,., 'junior warden. Dawson IyOdge. No. IS Royal E. Cor . Win. master; Perry P. Patrick, senior r"-..warden : Frederic E. Hodge, junior war .. .Jen; John A. Colborn. secretary; Joseph I' Stephenson, treasurer. ' . Proxies to Grand Lodge William H. Murray, for master: Rodney Gary, for i 'senior warden; Wisdom D. Brown, for -.Junior warden. ; Hone I-odge. No. 20 Walter I- Haten. 'master: David F. Linthlcum. senior war- ' ' .ten: Warren F. Rohr. Junior warden: -William A. Craig, secretary; Harry G. '-Sherwood, treasurer. IToxies to Grand Lodge Ernest K. : Wllkins. for master: Edwsrd A. L. ' Sterncs. for senior warden; Wallace W. Kirliy. for junior warden. :, Anacostia Lodge. No.' 2 Albert E. "lck. master: Simon Bube. senior war '1ea: William R. Williamson, junior war den; Milton J. Flllius. secretary; Adolphus ,'r Gpde, treasurer. ;-;. Proxies to Grand Lodge Lawrence I Dunning, for master: John T. Fowler, Jr.. -j. for senior warden: Albert D. Bartlett. for , Junior warden. matron; Charles G. Williams, worthy patron; Mabel Thompson, associate matron; Nellie Pattrson, conductress; Jessie Hover, associate conductress; Marian McCathran, secretary; Martha Harper, treasurer; Convis Parker, senti nel, and the appointive officers. The east was banked with- tall cedar trees. - strung with : colored electric ; lights, making a beautiful- background for the Installation ceremony. Miss Austin, Miss Fisher. Mr. David son, and Mr. Mellis. Martha Chapter's t-iioir, with Mrs. Norma Hints, organ ist, -were assisted by Gertrude Ball. Francis Schsrger.- Marian. Richardson, Eflle Darna'H. and- Messrs, Wllllsm Powell, J. D. Rosrkn. W. J. Pillius. and Scantlebury in rendering Christmas music appropriate for the occasion. Addresses were made by the worthy matron, Mrs. Anna Harvey, and the worthy natron. Charles G. Williams. and "Looking Backward Over 1H" wss the subject of a very witty psper read bv Miss Msbel Thompson, asso.- i elate matron. Past Matron Mrs. Effle Brlggs present -, ed the retiring matron with a past rnat I ron's Jewel, and Mr. Robert Davidson presented the retiring patron with a handsome silver loving cup. Mrs. Edith Kramer, on behalf of Martha Chapter. I presented the secretsry. Miss Marian Mc- Cathron. with an Eastern Star pin. ami Mrs. Nellie Pattison presented the treas urer. Mrs. Martha Harper, with an um hreiin The retiring matron was also pre sented with a set of silver knives and forks in token of esteem from her many friends In the chapter, and from the ap pointive officers of 19U. a beautiful piece of hand-painted china, the presentation speech being made by Miss Ruth Brlggs. After the completion of the progrsm. refreshments were served In the banquet hall, where the spirit of Xmas was fur ther carried out In the decorations. Friendship barter, tall en O. E. ., to In- ecra. George C. Whiting Lodge. No. 22 Cor- neJJus H. Failing, master; Charles E. J "Llghtfoot. senior warden; Albert E. .Craig, junior warden; David F. pum : berth, secretary- Edward tL Smith tress. I Arse Friendship Chapter No. IT. O. E. S Proxies to Grand Lodge William E I e'H' hold its regular meeting in the ..' Greaves, for master; S Dalle.-. Tucker. I Masonic Hall. Tennellytown, D. C. Tues- for senior warden: Reuben A. Boglev, for day. Decembi r 22. at 7:J0 p. m. The fol- '.' Junior warden. lowing officers will be installed by Past ! Grand Matron, Mrs. Fanny Taylor, the - Stansburv Lodse. No 24 Frank C j mother of Friendship Chapter: Mrs . (,8haw. master: Ezekiel J Avers, senior Maxella Parks, worthy matron: Mr. John warden: Jacob M. Kimball, junior war-jw. Lynn, worthy patron: Mrs. Nellie di-n : Henry Yost. jr.. secretary; Arthur j Fletcher, associate matron; Mrs. Samu I c Shaw, treasurer.. . Shields, conductress: Past Matron Mrs. , proxies to Grand Ixxlge Joseph Steker. , Eriith A Lynn, secretary: Junior Past C for master: Henry C. Stein, for senior i Matron Mrs. Fronie R. Berryman. tress and considerable Information regarding Mooseheart. 111., where the Loyal Order of Moose have established a home for orphan children and for old and Infirm members. They have acquired over LOW acres of land and have erected many buildings, and upward of 100 children of members of the Moose are now being cared for and educated. Mr. Ceased y claims the Loyal Order of Moose Is the third largest organisation in the world having more than IOO.uK members now on Kits rolls. Dr. William A. Mean. end the members of the I. D. K. committee who have In charge the arrangements -for the "Dutch supper" were present. The Dutch supper will take place early in January. The weekly progressive euchre parties, which are held every Friday night at Moose Hall, are regular family gath erings and very enjoyable. The commit tee has decided to hold the euchre, psrty on Christmas Day and also New Veer's Day. wnicn rail on Friday. A dispensation has again been granted by the supreme dictator to open the char ter of Columbia Lodge for an Increase of membership, and a committee has been appointed consisting or Dr. J. Kramer. T. J. Lanahan. J. Albert Stahl. A. t'aulfleld. and Phil Kronhelm to de vise ways snd means to build up the membership roll to l,ofl members The house committee hss decided to have "open house" at the clubreoms on New Year's Day, and several of the lady j $ their services to assist In receiving the callers. The house committee writ pro vide a bountiful supply of refreshments and good things to eat. and all members and their friends are invited to. call and Inspect the clubrooms and be entertained. I : . i warden ; ' warden. Ewald Schneider, for junior Kin? David IsO-dpe. No. 28 I -avid G . ""heesman. master; Frank N. Chase, pe-1 . ior warden: Ollii W. Rokes. Junior1 Colai.it. it ' warden; ."hnjr.es K. MoUter. secretary; Marvin M Mrf.ean. treasurer. Proxies to Grand IxxiRr Howard T. Leslie, for master; Ernest C, SaJtxrnan, fr senior warden; fotiis J. Hughe!1, for Junior warden. urer: Mrs. Esther Riihardson. associate conduct res; Mrs. Annie Hall, marshal. Miss Ruth Berryman. warder; Mr. James R. Hall, sentinel. I.odae fn (ondui-i Serv ices, at Home. Takoma I-odfje.. No. :5 Ernest W. For- ! ter. matter. Malcolm McCrone. senior ! warden; Harry A. Stacy, junior warden: ' Jacob H. Derrick, secretary; William E. I Dyre, treasurer. rox)es to Grand I-rOdue C. H. Spencer, for master; James N. England, for senior; warden; I-. E. iteppert. for Junior warden. The religious services at the Masonic and Eastern Star Home on Sunday, De cember 27, will be in charge of Columbia Kodne. No. 3, F. A. A. M.. and will be conducted by Rev. Walter F. Smith, pas tor of the Ingram Memorial Church. Worshipful Master SentfStack an nounces that arrangements have been I made to meet all who desire to attend I the services with automobiles at Georgia j avenue and Rittenhoue street at 2:11 I o'clock, and a large attendance Is prob- able. The lodge will take its soloist and I organist to the services. . M.. to Tt inpl-.Nuycs loope. o. 32 Frank Sprteg I-err, master: Fitment W. Huske. senior warden; John G. Hodges, junior J Washington Chapter. No. 2. R. A. M.. warden: Francis A Sebring, secretary: will celebrate Christmas Eve by confer . i In c WltaanJ treasurer. J ring the royal arch degree This will h.- Proxies, to Grand Lodge C. Fred Cook. the last convocation this year ai.d a large for master: John Poole, for senior war- ' attendance is desired as thre is busi- ' WftsihlnKtoii Chapter, R. Coaler Degree. Washington Chapter. No 2 Knights of Pythias Events. LOMM. Irrnl.T 2-Equal. No. IT. buatnaw: Asaaranlh. No. 3. election. Century, No. 3B. rank of esquire and election. Decewber Jx- ! Nn. T. nonra : RkreWor. No. 14. sawBBH; C.tiul. No. 31. liuMoeai: Uynlt . No. 3. buMnnw. IM-nuhrr 23- M-.ir.t Versos. No. 5 baine-. Inloa. Nn. S. Iiiim Osluoibu. No Si. .lection. IVoomber .'4 ILrniom. No. 3, CBllHl.off. IlfcimU-r S-Noae wtiedulsd. PYTHIAN SIUTER- IeoHabrr 3-Krienujhip Temple. No S. buuaeM. 1'MS.isn Dramatic Inh OrissUei. At the regular meeting of the organi sation committee last Sunday after-1 noon the Pythian Dramatic (Tub was formally launched and various commit tees appointed, includinc a committee to draft a set of by-laws for the club. V. K. Dentlnger, of Century Ixxlge. : No. 30. was elected president; Jerorn Williams, of ('alanthc Ixtdge. No. II. secretary, and Vice Grand Chancellor William II. Kimmel. treasurer. The next meeting will be held 8und.iv afternoon. January 3. in the chancellors room. It was announced at the meeting last Minday that one of the first attempts of the Dramatic Club would be the produc tion of a modern play written by W. K. Dentlnger. embracing Pythian senti ments. The netting of the drama Is Isid in Washington, has three acta and twelve people In the cast The title of the piece Is "Friendship Regained." ?. fV -Bal Brs a3 1 n BH v 45Ha awr--. jn m f . 'SBJ feBB Wr -fmm Lr'ssfl kS BtaS sasssssMsssaSKsssssUasssal BKfiSsssBsTJsl SsssssB Centary Lodge to rosier Rank Kalakl. Century IxMlge. No. Ml will confer the rank of knight on iic candidate at Its meiting tomorrow night Klc Hon of ofHcers will also be held. WashlHKtna Con of den; I., den. Whiting Estes, for Junior war- i Martha Chap. S. ness of importance to be transacted. A cordial invitation is extended to all Royal Arch Masons. stalled by ter, O. F. Tlie following officers were Installed I ! the grand worthy matron. Mr. ; Deputy Supreme Dictator J Albert Caa- Cowles. at the meeting of sedy. of Baltimore. Md . was a visitor Loyal Order of Moose. .T".sie Martha Fl id ay Chapter. No. night: Anna A. O. E. Harvey. S-. on I at the last meeting of Columbia Iodge. worthy No. ISC. Mr. Cassedy gave a fine address An Ideal Christmas Gift A gift that will bring joy and happintiss to the ones you love, and complete your home with the greatest of all pleasures. Ring Out the Old, Ring in the New Ring out the old, silent piano, ring in a new 88-note Kimball Player-Piano, the great est achievement of the age. Do not fail to call at once and allow us to show you these won derful instruments. Our demonstrator will convince you of the fact that they are the best values money can buy. We have them from $390 up to $800. Terms to suit if desired. A gift of one of these celebrated Kimball player-Pianos will thereafter reflect credit on the discrimination and good judgment of the giver. Open Evenings Until Christmas. T. P. Culley & Son 523 Eleventh St. N. W. t '. Out of the High-Rent District ALICE NAYNARD 1305 F Street N. W. Is offering in her Art Needlework Department, among many other attractive holiday goods, A Unique Novelty in shape of a miniature market basket, containing black pins so arranged as to simulate blackberries. This little novelty. which combines both the useful and the ornamental, will be on sale in no other shop in America. Price, 75 cents. We are showing a full line of distinctive Christmas gifts, many of which can be duplicated in no other shop in the country. any Klecls fea.se. Washington Company, No. I. C. R. K. of P.. held its annual election Wednesday night, which resulted as follows: George H. Whiting, captain; George G. Cressv first lieutenant; William M William's. second lieutenant; Roger A. Reeves, treasurer (re-elected); Morris H. Konlgs berr. recorder; Albert H Adams first sergeant; William Roberts, second rr-l geant. " ji'hsncellor commander. I., e B. Kmerv; otes of Pythlaa Maters. j vice chancellor. Georee E. Speaker. Rathhone Temple. No. v. Pythian Sis-' P'eiate. J s. Present master of works, ters. entertained a large assemhlane nt W, II Hoswell: keeper of records and members and visitors Friday niaht the seal. B occasion Deing a fraternal yisit of Orand $ M.yua i r-i-leotpd. twenty - wventh yenxi : master of finance, John Ohanrellor H M. Vandervort and the i A,,ilnw r""t'" - -xheiuer. W. A. other (.rand I-odtre officers of the Knisjhts Tnomp8n r--l-ct.-li master at arms. I of Pythias. Addresses were mA hv .. K B Thomas; inner puard. Max Rosn- Itrand chancellor and his associate of- thal re-elected); umer fruard. A. T. Rurdine; usher, Thomas sreant-at-arms. William doorkeeper, f V. Schroeder: trustees, H. J BriKht. W J Cmrej and W D. Culleen; deleszates to the cahmet. Jesse B K I-ec. w 1 fulleen. William C, Nicholson. Thomas F Ran, William J O'Brien. William J Cirey. John T. Burdtne. R. J. Jon s. .lames Y. HuKhes. H J Stahl and J T IKnnelly; delegate I headed bv George deer and a program of music and r ii Adams re-e1erted, i . presentatlve to the o Immediate Relief Association, F si . . . -ti.-, ., , . ,... II, I. . . . I -v,., , K- nuns was presented. UcrreshmenL and iW"rL n-ii, - "r,ll"i!-ni. "iimit- ....... -c.b Social hour closed the evening Th. i John Adams, sr.. Henderson and r-. t. j noma- '-veninir. The nan was Beautifully decorated In pauns, flic Branch of 546 Fifth Ave., Cor. 45th St. New York. holly. Christmas irreens mnA i.,,... . 'and IaAk- lichts. Mrs. l,ln M.rk. .h.i -Thompson, M - .-, linn iiibii Ul I - ,, , the committee in charge, wa- assisted I """ and B by Mrs. Olivia Atherton. Mrs Kate' Smith. Mrs. Lillian Patrick. Mrs. Florence ' 0,,," ,,,r .-.roure, Mrs. Mary Mlnnis. Mrs Bertha Williams. Mrs Margaret Morcock Mrs Kffle nemonj. Mrs. Klla Hardesty. Mrs FVnelope Roesseu. the Misses Katherme I Kmmons. Josephine Jarboe. and Harriet j Little, and John Preeeott, H. Klkton Smith. J. Ed Wilson, ami Israel Som- mers. Mrs fdrrie Hacis will mtertain thi Past Chiefs' Association. Pythian Si ters. at the monthly meeting of the or ganisation tomorrow night. A commUt. e ci m posed of Mrs. Mary K. Mitchell Mrs Oella M. Niohols. Mrs. Roberta Prescott Miss Mary R Steiner. and Mrs. Carrie Kavis visited the Washington Asylum Hospital and .served the monthly treat of the association to the inmates t.isr Sundsy. representstives to the John Adams, sr .1 Mavis. C. W. Mcliuay. I nli, Mn I i. in. . W. A. Hender- - Final Clearance Sale of the Season late I. C Ellis. January It Decatur. No. 9. Grand I Prelate I. C. Ellis and Grand Inner 'Guard F. H. Melick. January 8 Syracusians. No. 10. Urand Lodge officers. January 11 Calanthe. No. 11. tlrand , Outer Guard Wilson Harvey and Grand Lecturer J. N. Kline. January S Hermione. No. 12. Grand Vice Chancellor W. A. Kimmel. and I Past Grand Prelate G. W. Henderson. B. W. Helss Heads Asealoa Tenwte. I January S Excelsior. No. 14. Grand Georgetown Council has elected the following officers for the coming year: K. J. Iepenbrock. president; G W, Mffun. jr vice president; T. Farrell. speaker; F J. Richardson, ex-president . Henry Connell. secretary; R. P. Wad- nmmced. . Baanclal secretary; I H. Teat- , ,, . ... man. treasurer; E. S. Langan. chap- follow , nu named officers will 1,1. M ,. M.cha.i ,,hr h l- m... perform the installation services in the Monald. sergeant-at-arms: L. Poling, seversl subordinate lodges on the dates doorkeeper: It. P Waddey and L. Pol- ..-4 ii.. ai n.,.H k.- ,i intt. delegates to the cabinet; Henry nsmed. tin- nrsl named being the com- .., .. ji . . ,, . , ' onnell. delegate to Immediate Relief missioned deputy grand chancellor for Association; trustees. L Poling. W F the purpose and the other being named i Taylor and Henry Connell. as assisting , January 7 Franklin .odgc. No 2. East Capitol Council met at 111 all the ilrand Lodge offerers Pennsylvania avenue southeast, last January S Mount Vernon. No .V, Monday evening The following offi flrand Chancellor W. A. Kimmel. and cers were elected for the coming vear: Past Grand Chancellor Mark Steamian. j President. C C Kibbey; vice president. January 5 Webster. No 7. ilrand R. N. c Richer: speaker. J. B. Stersie. I Lecturer J N. Kline, and Grand Pn - rex-president. F A ciaveloux: serre- . tary. W. J. Hamacher. flnancial secre- Ryan: ser- tee from the counci J ti'Brien: A Howe lecturer Degnan presided at th social session. Entertainment numbers were contrthuted l the double quartet of the choral society. Mr. W. Malone. of Chicago, and the following members of arroll Council: John rievlney. Harry J. Kane. William A Kane. Albert Brand. John F. McGuire, and John Campbell. Rev P. C tlavan. pastor of the Sacred Heart Church, a recent addition to the council, delivered an address. Over fifty presents were distributed from the Christmas tree, including a set of the Catholi.- En- clopedla. presented to Mr. Michael Iliertv. I hnrnl socit-l Rehearsing for I on- rert. Rehearsals for the roncert to be given hy the Knights of Columbus Choral So ciety, under the direction of Dr. Dickin son, on Frida evening. Fehruary .".. are now in progress. Tomorrow night the choristers will easts! at the exercises cel bra tine the elvatmn of Rev. Father O'Brw-o, of 81 Peter's Church, to the title of monsignor titled "Socialism The Nation of Fatherless Children '' Mr Goldstein was formerly a member of the Socialist move ment, and was its first candidate for mayor of the city of Boston. He is con sidered to be Socialism's most formidabi opponent He is often spoken of as a walking encyclopedia of knowledge relat ed to the entire ground of his subject Admision to the lecture will be free. Tribal Doings of Red Men. Sioux T".!e No. lv. did nm hod i tribal meeting Thursday but devoted the evening to the members' families and their friends and it was known ss Sioux Tribe's "Kiddies' Night, and wss ,t gala occision for the little ones. Th hall, which is located at Sixth and U streets northwest, was tastefully deco rated, in the center of which was lo cated a huge Christmas tre,-, electrical.- CONTIVI HP nv pa;k eleven. Dramatic I Inh to '!. I'rnilirr Tiro Mrii Emma D. Bvnum. supreme repre sentative from the grand temple. Pythian Sisters of Virginia and the District of Columbia, has been appointed deputy su preme chief hy the supreme chief of the order. Mrs. Cors M. Davis, of fnlon Orcg. 1$5.00 Hats Now . I $15.00 Hats Now $1.00 $5.00 All our imported models this week at tremendous reductions. :j:! Fur Sets Special $75 Black Fox Sets, now tin 8 French Seal (black) Ermine trimmed, $100 value, now. . .$50 1 Four Black Satin Dresses, value $45, now $20 I Blue Storm Serge Tailored Dresses, trimmed with satin $10 CHRISTINE . 805-807 11th Street N. W. x::-:v:x:- Astalon Temple. No. l. Dramatic- Or der Knights of Khoraasan. held their monthly meeting last Monday evening, when the following officers were elected Royal Vlxier. E. W. Heiss; grand emir. W. E. Bentinger: mahedi, w. M. Will lams; sheik. S. A. Murdock: secretary M. H. Konigsh-rg. treasurer Albert v-.i,' iert; satrap. Joseph Stein; sahib H K Bosweli: Joe.. G. Frank Day: mokanna! 8. M. Pearson; trustee for three years, H. T. Pimea: representative to the Im perial palace. M. T. Plmes; alternate representative to the imperial palace, G Prank Day. It was decided to hold an other ceremonial February 141. "rrarnltii Lodge Has Large Claaa. Syracusians Lodge, No. lu, conferred the rank of esquire upon a large class at their convention. Friday evening. This lodge bids fair to show the greatest ner. centage of gain in membership of any of the lodges in this domain for the past year. Drratar Lodge Elect, otlevra. Decatur Lodge, No. . at lu last en-- vention elected the following officers ror me coming year: chancellor com mander, E. E. Roberta; vice chancellor Kelsey Saul; prelate. J. Q. Roberts master of work, Charles Miller- keeper of records and seal. C. E. McAllister tre-elected); master of finance, M Hanson (re-elected); master of" ex chequer. C. Albert Freer (re-elected) meater at arms. Wlllard C. Reed; Inner guard. J. 8. Loeb; outer guard J L, Biggs; trustees. F. Trede, J. Q. Roberts and j; a: Gottsman. representative i the relief bureau, Kelsey Saul; represen tatives to the Grand Lodge. C E M-- rtineier, si. nanson, u. w. Jordan, J Q Roberts, and P. C. Phillips osscer. Elected by Harssoay l.odae Harmony Iodge. No. a, has elected the following officers for the coming year! Master at Arms J. B. Dickman. Past Supremo Representative J. B. Conner. January 4 Equal, No. 17. Grand Inner Guard. P. H. Melick and Grand Lecturer J. N. Kline. January 14 Harmony, No. tary. J. A Frank: chaplain. J. W. Flower; usher. A M liugden. trustees. F. A. Ciaveloux. Joseph A Frank, and R N. c. Rlcker delegate to cabinet. C C. Kibbey. delegate to the Immedi ae rfelief Association. F A. Ciaveloux. Pressmen's Hall Monday otticers were y ear : L. B. W. I.ovelat-e. Council met at Eagles' evening. The following elected for the coming Strickrott. president: A vice president: Richard Grand Chancellor Mark Stearman and Grand Master at Arms J. B. Dickman. January 6 Union. No. 22. Grand Keeper of Records and Seal II. J. Gas son, and Grand -Is-rurer J. N. Kline. January 5 Capital. No. 24, Orand Outer Guard Wilson Harvey, and Su preme Representative Albert Kahlert. January ' Myrtle. No. 25. Grand Chancellor H. M. Vandervort and Past j Grand Chancellor Mark Stearman. January 13 Columbia. No. 28. Grand Keeper of Record and Seal H. J. Gas son and Grand Vice Chancellor W. A. Kimmel. and Grand Master at Arms J. B. Dickman. January 4 Amaranth. No. 26. Grand Master of Exchequer F. B. Crown, and Grand Outer Guard Wilson Harvey. January Rathbone-Superlor, No. 29. Grand Lodge officers. January 4 Century. No. 20. Grand Master at Arms J. B. Dickman and Past Grand Chancellor Mark Stear man H Anderson, ex-president: John W Crabb. speaker; Wllford M. Nott. chap lain; Norman Miller, usher. C. Kelly. sergeant-at-arms; J Beavers, door keeper; trustees. F. A. Strickrott. Charles H Schulte. and John T Flnne- Past gan. delegates to cabinet. F. A. Btrtck- The Knlgdita of Columbus Dramatic Club met Mnndav evening. President Fran, is J. P. Cleary. presiding. Arrange ments were perfected for producing twn plays' "Nsal Engagements' snd "Mv Lord in Livery." to be staged m Car roll Hall. J street near Tenth street northwest, nn February 10, at o'clock The proceeds will he presented to the Particular Council. St. Vincent de Paul Socicn. for itg relief work irnons Un deserving poor of the citv. Have ladle.- Notes of National Union. December -.l-llie Dim a Htfme btweat at roll'. TbestiT Potoouc Council. PrthUs Trsnk- Os ttsl Council. Perpetual Buildins Hall. Deciher 34-BasatS Council. Typographical Tnsple. Dsblmn Council. Pythian Temple. At the last regular masting of Mr. Klnley Council. No. t2, the following officers were elected for the coming year: President. Jesse R K. Lee; vice president. S. J. Birthright; ex-president. W C. Nicholson; speaker. H. J. Stahl: secretary, R J. Jones; financial secretary, . W. Q. Batts; treasurer, Charles G. Robinson; chaplain, John I. rott. H. Schulte: delegate to Imme diate Relief Association. F. A. Strick rott. Congressional Council met at Typo graphical Temple on Wednesday even ing The following officers were elect ed for the coming year: John E. Hogan, president: W. A. Smith, vice president. John T Money, speaker; V. S. J. Dunbar, ex-president. Elmer Johnson, secretary; E. B. Bell, financial secretary; U. S. J. Dunbar, treasurer; J. E Lanham. chaplain: J. B. Hayes, usher; Edward Herbert, sergeant-at- arms: A. Sholl doorkeeper, trustees, T. J. Powell, Edward Herbert. Albert Lari- vu-r, delegates to cabinet. V. 8. J. Dunbar. J. E. Hogan. E Johnson. D. A. Klldare, C. H. Sherwood. T. W. Sho- mo, J. E. Tyne: delegate to Immediate Relief Association. E. B. Bell. Six can didates were initiated. The Bruen Home benefit will be held tomorrow night. December 21, at Poll's Theater The plav is "Cinderella." by Mr. William J. McKieman. of Wash ington, D. C. Activities of Knightr of Columbus. Carroll Coearll Tl F.njoj i hrlstnaas Carroll Council met Tuesday evening. Grand Knight William J McGee presid ing. Arrangements were completed fur the distribution of Christmas baskets among the poor of the idty by a commll- Keane onnell t Mist." The next regular mctting of Keatn Council falling on Christmas Eve. has been postponed to December 29. st 7 i o'clock. Following a brief business ses sion the doors will be opened and the lecturer. William A. Shrrve. and com mittee will offer a fim program of en tertainment. Capt Edwards announces i this will be ladle- night" Refresh ments will he served and souvenirs pre- sented to the guests Potosaar (onnell loafers First De arer. Potomac Count il met on List Monday I evening, with Orand Knight Edward L. Tucker, presiding. Following the bu--i- I ness session the honors of the first de- gree were conferred on a largi number 1 1 v. i .iiiiiiuHifs i urmiu cniKni I ucser and degree corps. A quartet composed of Maurice I Fitzgerald. P. U O'Brien. Michael D. Schafer. and Walter I. Plant, with Dr. Dickinson as accompanist, ren dered several numbers. Spalding, Connell Has Ijirge Class of 4 andldntra. Spalding Council met Thursday evening at T:30 o'clock. The first degree was con ferred on a large claas of candiates hv Grand Knight Dr. J. Rosier Rica-. Deputy Grand Knight M. A. McAuliffe and t hancellor M. J. Druicoll. Warden .juacpn ,. jiarsucn and degree corps par ticipating. An open meeting was held beglning at o'clock, with John A. Merkllng. lecturer and chairman of th i ntertalnment committee in charge. David l.old.teln to Lecture Here. David Goldstein, of Boston, will lec ture in thla city under the auspices of the order on Sunday evening. January 24, on "David and Goliath." or "Chris tianity versus Socialism." Mr. Goldstein is recognised as an eminent sociologist and lecturer. He is a Joint author with Mrs. Martha Moore Avery of a work en- Christmas owers -and Blooming Plants of Every Choice Variety VyTITH unlimited Y floral sup plies, and stores both here and in New York City, we are well equipped to handle Xmas commissions of every character with en tire satisfaction. SHIP- MENTS ANYWHERE. J New York orders ex ecuted at prices prevail ing here. ej We will appreciate knowing your floral re quirements for the hob days early. J. H. Small & Sons WASHINGTON 15th and H Streets Phone Main 158 NEW YORK Waldorf-Astoria & 1 153 Broadway I :: I