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HONOR INITIATION OF WASHINGTON dm) MASONRY ? Alexandria Lodge Joins In Service at Central * High Tonight. * .? The XTtth annlvrrsary of Gaorge (VuMagtm's initiation Into fhe Ma ponic fraternity will be celebrated by District Ma?ns In a ceremony at Cantrgl High School tonight at 8 o'clock. . Invocation will be spoken by Rev. lame?_Shera Montgomery. Dr. Stan ley Durkel. president of Howartl Uni versity, will speak. Rev. John Lee Allison, representing the master of Alex?*lrU-Washlnctoii lodge. win present the trowel, plumb, square, level and apron used by Washington n laying the cornerstone of the Capi tol. W. J. Loveless, junior warden of | Potomac Lodge, will present the gavel used by WashiniCton. Charles C Coombs, grand master of tlw District, will preside. Rev. John C. Palmer will ask the bene diction. A musical program will be given by the Grotto Hand, the Almas Glee Club and the Washington Quartet. Mr?T F. It Weidlcy. of the Luther an ClMrch of tlw Reformation; Mrs. J. G. Hutton. of St. Paul's Lutheran i Church, and Miss- Barbara Wlegand. of st.,John's Lutheran Church, ar? In Gettysburg. !*?? attending the meetiflg of the W.swn'j Gettysburg Lfaxiff. comprised of women of the IMstriet. Maryland anil Pennsylva nia. interested In lh? building of the Gettysburg College. They will be j in session two days. t Mr." and Mrs. lliehard M. Golden, and daughter. Mildred, of Ironsides >Id.. .are visiting Mr. and Mrs. George M. Yeatman. of 426 Seventh street southwest. l^ett^rs of administration on the estate of Joseph Gameran were re ? lues;Al yesterday in a petition flled| bv hi* widow Oameran. who died September 1*. tV". owne.l the prem ises 307 Seventh street northwest, valued, at I17.M?. There Is no will. Mr<v Harry L. Sheffield, of New. Haven. Conn., formerly Miss Blanche GulniWn of this city, is spending the week-end with her mother at! 13U Massachusetts avenue north west. ? Weddings | rlrrpol.it?? lliherger. HarPy . I'lerpoint. the of Mr.! and *|rs. John A. Plerpont. 133S Kenyort street northwest, was mar ried Wednesday to Miss Eugenia Wtltbericer at the residence of the bride # parents. Mr. an<l Mrs. Fred W. Wiltberger. ?01 Taylor street northwest. Rev. John McNamara, of St. Gabriels Catholic Church, officiated. The" house was decorated In chrysanthemums and carnations. More than 100 guests were present. Amonff them was Monsvgnor Mac kin. who performed the marriage ( ceremony of the parents of the bride i thirtyfflve years ago and christened I their <?nly daughter, the bride. j The bride, attired in a braided blue gown of silver and panne vel vet. carried a shower of bride's roses and l?Hes of twe valley. Mrs. Merrill Phillips, matron of honor, carried pink roses. Merrill Phillips was tasst man. Following a reception at the bride's home, they left for a trip through New York State. On their return they will reside at 601 Tay lor street northwest. Hayes?Cantor. A quiet wedding was celebrated at the parsonage of the Congress j Heights Methodist Episcopal Church,, Filth street southeast, last! Tuesday, when the pastor, Kev. Karl j M. Hergerstock married Francis 1 Hayes. 107 Zenia street southeast.! an?i Lottie V. Cantor, of Notting-I liam. Md Attired ?n a brown traveling suit, i the brvle carried a bouquet of brinal roses. The couple were unattended. \r*i|le?Itnirrf. A very pretty wedding was sol emnized Wednesday at noon when Kdwin Neville, with the Consular ?crvic* ai th.- State Hepartment. was married to Miss Betsy t'oe Jiaird at the* home ??f The bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Charlej* Haird. 1302 Eighteenth street northwest. Kev. J. H. W. Blake officiated. The bride wore a gown of white satin brocade and carried lilies of the valley and a shower bouquet of white rose?1. ll?*r attendants were six little nephews and nieces. A reception was held at the bride's home after the ceremony. Among the out-of-town guests were Miss Harriot Nesmith. of Lowell. Mass.; Mrs. Herbert Shonk. ??f New York City, and Mr. avid Mrs. Allen John son. o? Akron. Ohio. The couple left on an extended visit to the mountains of New Hampshire, wht re the bridegroom has a farm. Petition for Change in Name Frank H Hasselbach and his *??ff. Mrs. Margaret M llasselbach. of 333*? Park plaee northwest, peti tioned "the District Supreme Court yesterday for a change in name. Hasselbach sounds too Teutonic, the couple Claims. They would be know n as Jcnuier. the Hurnnme of a grand father of the husband. N. EL Busine*? Men See Light Ahead ** ? ? Modern IHnmiitatht* System Promised for 13 Blocks Ob H Street. Adoption of * resolution request ing abolition of the comfort station at Fifteenth and H streets ndrth east. discussion of * proposed cru sad^Sgainst bookmsklng In tlte sec tion and talks tn faror of a mare adequate lighting system were fea tures of a meeting of the Northeast Huslaess Men's A**oclaUon held at headquarters In the Northeast. Sav ings Bank building Thursday night. W. R. Lewis, chairman of the lighting committee, atatad that the association's fight for an improved lighting system would be rewarded by Installation of a* better system from Second to fifteenth streets on H street. ' He Jklso said that the poles, according'to Col. Keller, Engi neer Commissioner, would soon be I replaced by more modern <JtyJces. In an address In which he ra | viewed the record of the precinct, ! capt. I*. J. Stoll. of the Nlntll pre cinct, aaked association members to I co-operate with his station In "cleaning up'* northeast. J. D. Sheer, Frank Rupert. H. A. Garren. M. Korman and I. Narcissen. 1 feld have been ngmed to consider I the matter of uniform closing hours. I At the suggestion of Herbert Quinn, who explslned the work of the Lud low Community Center, William A. Heidi was appointed to the center's advisory board as a representative of the assoclaton. In a report by Reldl, as chairman of the membership committee. It was nhown that 85 per cent of th? north east business men are now enrolled in the organisation. Forty new members were admitted at the meet ing. A resolution of thanks to Iteldl wa* unanimously adopted. One hundred dollars was appropri ated for a celebration, in which it is hoped that all northeast organisa tions will Join. Clarence Poston. W. R. Lewi*. W. A. Reldl. Benjamin Hoffman. J. H. Sheer and Myer Fish er were appointed to arrange for the affair. H. Newman. E. C. Poston, H. P. White. A. Felser. Myer Fisher. I. Nari issenfeld and W A. Reidl were named as executive committee for the association. A successful Halloween party was given by the Peabody School Tues day night. (James were enjoyed and prizes awarded to those in costume. Miss Katherine Swanson was In charge of the arrangements. The carberry Parent-Teacher As sociation reported $191.15 realized trom their Halloween party. James E. Ayre. 230 E street north east. is 111 at the Homeopathic Hos pital. Repairs to F street, between Sec ond and Third streets northeast. are i being made. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dougherty. 205 E street northeast, are visiting relatives and friends in Philadelphia and other Pennsylvania towns. A combined Halloween party of the Milton and Peabody Parent Teacher organizations was held in the school Tuesday night. Milk and graham crtekers are being served by the Parent-Teacher Association at Carberry School, on Fifth, between D and E streets northeast. The association will give a benefit card party next Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Mary G. Manning, 111 Fifth street north east. The proceeds will go to the Independent Boys' Hand, who enter tained at the Halloween party given by the association. John Stewart. 8 years old. 1039 Sixth street northeast, sustained a laceration of the left hand when he fell on broken glass. A meeting of the board of trus tees of Ingram Memorial Congrega tional Church. Tenth street and Mas sachusetts avenue northeast, was held in the church Thursday night. I. N. Pluckey presided. The congregation of Keller Me morial Lutheran Church, Ninth street and Maryland avenue north east. has been invited to attend the Washington Missionary Union, to be held in the parlors of the Home for the Acerf November 10. Rev. S. T. Nicholas urges a lalrtre turnout of women interested in the woVk "Rally .Day" will be observed by the Men's Hible Cla*s of Eastern Presbyterian Church. Sixth street and Maryland avenue northeast, Sunday. The exercises will mark the closing of the membership cam paign. which was conducted for a month. Dr. R. Killian, of Parkersburg, W. Va.. will hold evangelistic serv ices at Petworth Baptist Church, beginning November 12 and extend ing to November 19. The Christian Endeavor Society of the Petworth Baptist Church elected the following officers at the annual business meeting and social at the church Monday: President. L. H. Bean; vice presi dent. William Test: secretary. Irene Partlett; treasurer. Martha Norton, and Amy Norton as pianist. A benefit for the Episcopal Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital was held at the Playhouse, 1814 N street northwest. Thursday night at the instance of Mrs. William H. Church. Harvey Gaul, composer and critic, gave an interpretative lecture on negro spiritual songs, which were siin?r by Harry Austin. The son reflected negro characteristics and were received In an Interested man ner l?y the audience. The Indies Aid Society of St. Stephen's Church held a masquerade dance -Tuesday night in the yard rif the parish house. Over 200 people were there to enjoy the dancing, refreshments and compete for the prizes offered for the best costumes. St. John's Orchestra furnished an excellent program. Jnmen C. Carroll. 1221 L street northwest, entertained twenty of his friends at a dancing party Tuesday night. Decorations and refresh ments were in keeping with the Halloween spirit. Mr. Carroll, who is an Instructor of the piano, rendered several selections. Miss Ethel F. Milpen. 3314 Mount Pleasant street northwest, enter tained her friends Tuesday night at a Halloween dancing party. Dec orations were much in evidence on the entire first floor. Plenty of Halloween refreshments completed the good t'mf ?f aB present. COURT DENIES PLEA TO NAME RECOVER FOR BANI IN S.E. Defendants Convince Sid ' dons Stockholders' Money Is Intact. x Justice Slddons. of Uie District Equity Court, yesterday refused to sppolnt a temporary receiver for the Farmers and Merchants' Bank. a corporation chartered under the laws of Arizona, that was to have opened a bank In Anacostla, Merce des R. Berry and Charles T. Clay ton. stockholders In the concern, were the applicants. Through Attorneys Ducl^ett and Son, the stockholder alleged that the Comptroller of the Currency re fused to grant a charter t*> the cor poration because of alleged promo tion commissions paid to the Pre mier Finance Corporation for the establishment of the bank. The plaintiffs offered an affidavit from the Comptroller in support of their plea. They also alleged the money they had paid for stock was being wasted because the corporation had never been fUlly organised. The application is said by Clayton to be preliminary to suit since filed in court w!)ich ^alleges tnat Ray mond E. Huntt and other stockhold ers who were original subscribers in the Arizona corporation acted ille gally when they formed the common law trust bank. Huntt, who it pres ident of the Farmers and Mechan ics Bank of Anacostla. says his con cern Is operating with the full con sent of 300 stockholders who were among the original subscribers in the corporation which figured in yes* terday's court action. He sag* yes terday's application had nothing to do with his bank. Attorneys Jeffords, and Dutton counsel for the corporation, offered proof' before Justice Siddons that the moiley alleged to have been mis used was on deposit In a local bank to the credit of the trustees of the Farmers and Merchants* Bank. Rev. F. W^Johnson, 401 Seward square southeast, will celebrate his sixteenth anniversary as pastor of the Grace Baptist Church, Ninth street and South Carolina avenue southeast, with special services to be conducted at the church Sunday, November 19. AH organizations of the church have been called together for the purpose of making the celebration a gala affair. Special musical pro grams are being arranged. Plans for speakers at both the morning and evening services are now un derway. Plans for the Christmas reunion and entertainment of the Alumni Association of the Eastern High School, to lte held Thursday, De cember 21, the last social to be held in the old school building, were out lined at a meeting of the organiza tion held Wednesday night at the school. Seventh street and Pennsyl vania avenue southeast. Miss Mary Murray is chairman of the commit tee arranging a vaudeville sketch. Earl Jonscher presided. The next meeting will be held December 6. Approximately 400 children and their mothers attended the Hallow een social and dance of the South east Community Center, held Tues day night at the Tyler School. Eleventh and G streetg southeast. A grand march precede^, after which a general good time was en joyed by all. Prizes for costumes were awarded to Mrs. A. Groves. 724 Eleventh street southeast; Miss Jennie Stant. 424 L street southeast, and J. C. Pickero, 813 L street south east. The judges were Simon D. Tennyson. Victor G. Farrall and H. A. Lynn. all members of the South east Citizens' Association. Nearly $3,000,000 was appropViated to missionary purposes in the United States during the year, according to the official report read by Mrs. Earl N. Bergerstock at the meeting of the Home Missionary Society of the Congress Heights Methodist Episco pal Church, hHd last night at the hoin<> of Mrs. Nellager. on Raleigh street. Congress Heights. Hel^n Latimer. Russell Anderson and El wood Midgett were given a surprise party at the home c.f their grandparents. Mr. and Mr*. William T. Douglass. 1424 Twenty-second street southeast, last Wednesday night. Amonp those present were Dean Armstrong. Geori?? Schecker. Estelle Kirk. Mif'f.n K'rk. Cookie Anderson. Ft. Midgett. Georse Tan ner. Marie Tanne-. James Anderson. Raymond Anderson. Georg* Doug lass. Louise Anderson, George Swin de!lo.? Douglas Skillman. Catherine Scheckler, Elmer Scheckler, and Frances Anderson. Dinner was served. , Nearly three' do/en members of the Epwo'th League ?f the L^rigre \s Heights Methodist H^'scopal Church enjoyed a straw ride and weiner roast along a strip of woodland about ten miles from the District line last evening. Games were en joyed. Mrs. Lillian Borrell presided. Topics of an International char acter will be discussed at a meeting of the Christian Endeavor Society of the First Brethren Church, to be held tomorrow night at the church. Twelfth and E streets southeast. Miss Alberta Collins will be in charsre. The pastor. Rev. William Your Suit or O'Coat SHRUNK, CUT and TAILORED RIGHT IN WASHINGTON -- CORD WOOD Well-SeuoMd, Cot Any Length $15m DELIVERED FREE R. P. LEIZEAR 5903 GEORGIA AVE. N. W. Phone Col. 6344 \ Dr. Huddleson Diet in Southwest Had' Long Been Actife in Neighborhood Affairs. Was Civil War Vet. Dr. John Huddleson. *7 year# old, 202 Eleventh street southwest, dl?d Yesterday after an 4' nsstf of ?any months. He.waa active in Southwest affairs until a few months ago, and tefore that, wa? a well-known mer chant. He served as a lieutenant In Com pany I. Twenty^lfth Virginia Kegl ment. "Stonewall" Jackson's Corps. Confederate army; wai wounded at Gettysburg, but re-enllsted and re mained in the armytuntll theentt or the w&r. ? He had resided In Washington for the past thirty years lie Is sur vived by a sister, Mrs. Sarah McCul-jj lough,. Frostburg. Md.; a brother. Heiiry Huddleson. Warrenton. Va.;a daughter. Dr. Sarah A. Huddleson, 202 Eleventh street southwest, and two sons. H. P. Huddleson, of the Surgeon-General's office of the Ma rine Corps, and Dr. F. W. Hudelson, Fairfax, Va. Burial will be In Arlington Ceme tery, but funeral arrangements have not been completed. The ??Carnegie.** a nonmagnetic two-masted schooner, belonging to the Carnegie Foundation, and used for experimental purposes, is being covered with canvas, to protect the boat from winter winds and snow. The ship has been docked in Wash ington for more than a year. Capt. j. p. Ault is in charge of the schooner. Mrs* F. C. Whaley. 411 Ninth street southwest, returned nome recently from a visit to her sisters, Mrs. M. M. Payne and Miss Mary M. Cross, Clifton. Va. A surprise party was given Mrs. Charles Woolard on ner birth lay recently. Music and refreshments featured the entertainment. A beautiful lamp and oth-*r gifts were presented Mrs. Woolard. Mr. and Mrs. C. T Segar. 414 Ninth street southwest, returned recently from a two we??' vacation I with relatives in Middlesex County, I Virginia. Robert Fleet. 422 Ninth street J southwest, left yesterday for a | hunting trip and outing through Virginia a: d Mary'and/ A baby girl weighinc: nine pounds i was born to Mrs. Joel Weinsteln. , 445 Seventh street southwest, Frl j clay at Columbia Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. l,ouls Wrtgales. Thomas. Guy and Mrs. Mazle Rine hart. all of 706 Seventh street south west: Raymond Goodspeed. 615 Sev tnth street southwest; Miss Allah Gentry. 533 Twenty-second street northwest, and Mr. and Mrs. E. E Taylor. 515 Seventh street south west. attended a dance given ie cently near Arlington Hill, in Vir ginia. M. I^yon. will make an address. The Sisterhood of Mary and Mar tha of the First Brethren Church will m^et at the home of Mrs. Aus tin Munch. 433 Twelfth street south east, next Tuesday night. After nearly thirty years of serv ice at the Navy Yard, P. E. Miller. I general manager of the central sales division, has resigned to ac cept tfte vice presidency of the j Standard Mercantile Company, of New York. Mr. Miller will leave Monday. He will have offices in New York. Chicago, Cincinnati and St. T^ouis. Dr. Walter Scoit. of Chicago, spoke on "The String of Pearls" at |a meeting of the youths of Congress j Heights Methodist Episcopal Church | last Wednesday ni^ht. The Comforter Club, of the Holy Comforter Church, will give a sub scription dance next Wednesday evening at 9 o'clock In the school hall. Fifteenth and East Capitol streets. Obituary Kenneth O. Bcott, II years old. ?on of Milton and Cora Scott. 11*1 Eighth Street northwest, died Thurs home of his parents. The funeral will be held at * a. m' this morning with a requiem mass In immaculate Conception Church, interment will be made In Fort Lincoln Cemetary. Undertaker W W. Deal Is In charge of the ar rangements. I. Merle. Patrolman Thomas B. Steele, 4* ys*rs old, died at his home, UJl Florida avenue northeast Friday diy. '' He is survived by his widow, Anna Steele. The funeral will be held from his home at I p. m. today. The rortega will proceed to Douglas M. E, Church. Eleventh and H streets northeast, where further "T*1"* *1" be inducted by Rev Edward Hayes. Burls) will be In Olenwood Cemetery. W. w Deal undertaker. Is In charge. A detail of police iff charge ot J' R,oll> of Ninth precinct, will ?#ev as pallbearers. Freak A. Ihtws. Services for Frank A. Stetson. 45 years old. a well-known newspaper correspondent, will t>e held from hi. residence ?ln Mount Kalnier. Md tB'? afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be at Falls Church, Va. Ocorge B. Christian. Jr.. ?erre Ify ?? President Harding: Oeorxe R, Holms and Harry Ward, of tho I International News Service; Rus You"? and Frank Lamb, of tb? White House Correspondents' As sociation: Walter Ferguson, of the inh-H^U"? S'cr,,t ?Hervlc<'- and John E. Ncvln. of the Consolidated * r*',,s Association, will be pall bearers. "k ?t6t,on ?as born In 1S77 In Hath. Me., where he had edited a newspaper. He was a veteran of he Spanish-American war. serving in-the United States cavalry. Mr ?fhtr T,:!Ukvn,oc:npre'.t,d^ Association1* HoU8e Correspondent "urvlved by hlK widow. Mrs. Mildred D. Stetson, and a son. *"? Maria rieamta. Mr" M"rla Clements, who died Thursday. win be heu from her residence, liu? Twenty fourth street northwest, this after noon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be -t Oak Hill Cemetery. She wa. ,? widow of John W. Clements. Mark 1.. Heraey, The funeral of Mark L Mersey. " i.^efrs ' who <lied yesterday. will be held this afternoon at 1:S0 tlelh .at M" res((,enee, 1419 Twen tieth street northwest. Burial will ? at Arlington National Cemetery !!* wa? son of Lieut. Oomdr Mark L. Hersey. jr., u. 3. N. and Caroline S. Hersey. Mrs. Mamie ||. Hobey. I Services for Mrs Mamie H. Robey. ' w?,yr*. V.'1' uWho dle<l Th"rsUay. | will be held this afternoon at J:JO o clock at the restaence of ner sis M.rno?rL?n\,E McD"n-ld- Colrna H,! , urlal wl" be ln *ort Lincoln Cemetery she |? survived h> her husoand. John C. ltobey. and I a sister. Mrs. R. E. McDonald. Ordered to Pay Alimony. rd?* ,H HuKK,n?' ?ho was sued for maintenance by Mrs. Vera J I;"'- ?L,18 r ,,r?t northwest, i . yesterday to pay his ThS monthl>' temporary alimony ' Jl ! d^r wa" 8'ened by Justice Sld I d"n? in Equity Court. | . DEAIUS HAT.K?y*-f? frl''?y. N'ov.mher s ii~T | LENA AUG! STA Hl'ME i kicfajrd Rathbun WM,m Notice of fnnersl liter. -q STETSOH?On fboraday. N'ovember S li^ ? t hi* homo. FRANK A STET*nv k Ff"er,rTM,',,^.r^"? PMr ft ? Interment ,t r,!.1 FLORISTS. The ONLY Exclusive 2-PANTS Suit Shop in Washington 'The Extra Pair Doubles the Wear" Say Mister! The very Suit you're looking for it here. It's made exactly | like you wish it. 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