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Today—Grand Lc*l*«-, services at Tem
ple Height!. 4 P «n.. ller Hugh
K. Fulton. paator central ires
hyterlan Church.
Monday -It. 1». French, No. L>. tailed
Anaeostia. No. 21, called off.
I>ntalph*. No. S 3« called on.
Mount Pleanant, No. .'l3. called off.
Tuesday— National. No. 12 called off.
The New Jertiealein. No. 9. M. w.,
special at 7 p.m.
Wednesday—East (late. No. 34. E. A.
Thursday—Naval. No. 4. K. A.
Masonic Uoard of llellef.
Friday—Lebanon, No. 7. H. A.
Saturday—School of Instruction.
Wednesday —Drlghtwooil. No. 9, called
Thursday—Potomac. No. 8. P. M. and
M. K. M., special.
Friday—School of Instruction.
Saturday—High Priests’ Association.
Wedneaday—Potomac, No. 5. Bed Cross
and Malta.
SERVICES under the auspices of
the Grand Lodge and In charge
of Grand Chaplain Rev. Dr. John
C. Palmer will be held at Temple
Heights this afternoon at 4 o'clock, with
Rav. Hugh K. Fulton, pastor of Central j
Presbyterian Church, as the speaker, j
There will be tenor solos by William H. j
Joe Leverton and his base ball team ■
of Kallipolis Grotto, pointing with j
pride to the' clean-up of the Almas |
Temple team last June, are going to
give the Shrine another show before
the season ends. Accordingly, a game
has been arranged with the crack team
of Bourn! Temple, Baltimore, at Ameri
can League park. Washington. Septem
ber 11. The red-tops from Baltimore
are boomed as “world beaters.” Mon
arch Henry J. Oompers has circulated
the full roster of Kallipolis Grotto In
regard to the matter and a full black
top turnout Is expected when the game
Is called, at 3 :30, the afternoon of the
11th „ „
Monarch Gompers Is planning a fall
ceremonial in October, but says, it is
too soon to talk about it except to pro
spective initiates.
The Almas Temple units, according to
the Almas Alibi, are to have a circus at
Convention Hall. November 4 to 17,
when the Moore Corporation will pro
vide the entertainment
The Alibi contains an eloquent tribute
by Charles D. Warner to the late Noble
and President Warren G. Harding, to
gether with the address delivered by
President Harding before the Imperial
Council June 5. and illustrations of
Almas Temple's participation In the big
Shrine parade It also contains a long
list of articles, some of them probably
quit© valuable, which were lost or found
during Shrine week.
The Gavel Club of Master Masons,
one of the big Masonic organizations of
the District, with handsome head
quarters at 713 Kith street, northwest,
has started the ball rolling for a mam
moth carnival and funfest at the
Coliseum, over Center Market, off
Pennsylvania avenue at 9th street,
to run two weeks, from October 1 to
!n. both dates inclusive. One of the
big features of interest will be the com
mercial exhibit by manufacturers and
merchants of Washington. In conjunc
tion with a program of varied amuse
ments and entertalment, with daily
changes, including dancing every night.
Much Interest already has been
aroused by the proposed big popularity
contest among the young women, for
which a costly and handsome prize will
be given in addition to the natural joy
that will come to the winner.
President Clyde J. Nichols of the club
has drafted an efficient committee of
young business men, headed by Eugene
B McDowell, whom everybody calls
’’Mack" for short, to exploit this new
venture, and Mack says he Is waiting
until his assets are fully marshaled be
fore shooting his details.
Labor day tomorrow, with the
speculative as with the operative
mason, is likely to be generally ob
served by the Masonic bodies of the
District otherwise than with the labor
of the craft. The calendar at the head
of these columns notes where any of
the bodies have advised The Star
that their meetings have been ’’called
off.” but have failed to notify either
the grand secretary’s office or the
press. Circulars from the various
bodies for the new month also have
been conspicuous by their absence
when the calendar was prepared, due,
of course, to the printer, who is al
ways to blame when the other fellow
slips up.
Mithras Lodge of Perfection of the
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Hite
will begin its regular meetings next
Tuesday evening, when the big fea
tures for discussion and settlement
will be those pertaining to the forth
coming reunion of the local Hcottish
Rite bodies that opens October 8 and
continues through October 12, when
the full quota of degrees will be pre
sented ceremonially or Instructively.
The class for this reunion, designated
“The Supreme Council Class,” in hon
or of the Supreme Council, which will
hold its biennial session at the House
of the Temple the week of October 13.
it has been announced, will contain
men prominent in official, business
and social life In Washington. Special
efforts are always put forth upon
the Supreme Council classes for this
reason. Masons generally striving for
membership in it. During Supreme
Council week, the Royal Order of
Scotland also will meet for its an
nual banquet and the conferring of
Us degrees. This is the Masonic link
In this country which connects the
Scottish Rite Masons of the Northern
and the Southern Jurisdictions. Us
annual banquets are usually elaborate
affairs in which the feast of reason
Is quite as Important—and often more
so. than any other feature.
Whatever may have been the cause,
the bank clearings for Washington
for the month of June this year, it is
reported, showed a clear net gain of
approximately $12,000,000, and the
Shriner naturally feels that the
Shrine envention during the early
part of June is largely responsible
for this. The alibi that taxes and
government revenues were paid dur
ing the month does not vitiate the
claim, because the same taxes and
revenues were paid In the preceding
year with which the comparison was
made, according to the Shrine statis
Anezel Temple, the Shrine organiza
tion of the city of Mexico, is making
preparations for a unique ceremonial
this fall. The candidates for initia
tion will be taken to the top of the
pyramid of the sun. one of the fa
mous architectural curiosities, a few
miles outside the City of Mexico. The
pvramld wai built by an ancient race
of which no other record has been
found. The edifice is a remarkable
and eloquent monument to the genius
of this ancient people.
Special trains will be run from
cities in the United States to carry
Shrlners to this most unusual cere
In the galaxy of Freemasons —
Washington. Revere, Warren, Ben
jamin Franklin, John Paul Jones. John
Marshall —that constellation of liberty
of the days of the revolution, none
shines brighter than Marquis Marie
Paul Roche de Lafayette. September
6 is the one hundred and sixty-sixth
anniversary of his birth.
Without compensation of any kind.
Lafayette served the young republic
and in addition made generous con
tributions from his private fortune.
He was wounded at the battle of
Brandywine and returned to France.
This time success attended his efforts
to win the active support of King
TiOuis XVII. In 1780 he returned to
America and remained until the close
of the revolution. On behalf of Con
gress. Benjamin Franklin presented
Lafayette with a jeweled sword.
The exact date or place of the initia
tion of Lafayette as a Mason is not
known. It is tradition of American
Freemasonry that ho was made a
Mason in one of the military lodges at
Morristown. N. J.. where a Festal
Lodge was held December 27, 1779.
when it Is known George Washington
was present.
laifayette, however, was recognized
as a Mason by Washington, and upon”
hip visit to the United States In 1824
the Grand Lodge of Pennsyl
vania entertained him at a sumptuous
banquet In Philadelphia. Lafayette's
son, George Washington Igifayette.
also a member of the fraternity, was
present on this occasion.
Lafayette died In Paris May 20,
September 6. this year, will be gen
erally observed in this country as
Lafayette day. The principal celebra
tion will be held at Governors Island,
where speeches will be made by Am
bassador Jesserand. Gen. Pershing
and others. Scottish Rite Clip
The 111th annual meeting of the
Supreme Council, thirty-third degree.
A. A. S. R.. Northern Jurisdiction,
will be held In New York city Septem
ber i« to 2ft. Leon M. Abbott,
thirty-third degree. Sovertgn grand
commander.' will deliver the allocu
tion. and the thirty-third degree will
be conferred.
The Matrons and Patrons’ Asso
ciation of 1922 held a dinner and
I meeting at Commonwealth Farm, Md.,
Wednesday evening. Despite the In
clement weather many members were
'in attendance. Miss Ruth Ayler. the
j president, presided.
Those who attended were: Mias
j Ella McCord, Mrs. Malisa Talbert. Mr.
land Mrs. John Bradhurn. Mrs. Lillian
I Vincent. Charles K. Sener, Mrs. Leittie
jit. Sener, Mr. and* Mrs. Walter P.
(Plumlty, Mrs. Eva Court, Miss Ruth
Ayler. Charles Morgan. Mrs. Ruth
Mills. Dr. and Mrs. Conrad Prcatorlus,
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Nichols, Mr. and
Mrs. J. Ernest Dulln. Mr. and Mrs.
J. Frank Campbell. Mr. and Mrs.
Gratz Dunkum, Mr. and Mrs. C. A.
Llnthicum. Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Shreve, Mrs. Henrietta Becker and
Mrs. Minnie Keyes.
Areme Chapter will resume its ac
tivities. following the summer vaca
tion. September 5. The meeting, upon
conclusion of the business, will be
largely a get-together one, with a
short program.
Washington Centennial Chapter.
No. 26. will hold Its first meeting of
thj fall September 7 at 7:30 p.m. The
degrees will he conferred on a large
class of candidates.
Harding Chapter, No. 31. will re
sume its meetings September 13. An
entertainment will be given during
the evening. October 4. the chapter
will hold a bazaar.
St. John's Lodge Chapter. No. 18,
has called off Its meeting for tomor
row. The next regular meeting will
be held September 17.
Gavel Chapter. No. 29. will resume
its regular meetings next Tuesday
evening, at 7:30 o’clock.
Martha Chapter, No. 4. is to hold
its first meeting of the season next
Friday night at Naval Lodge. 4th
street, and Pennsylvania avenue
southeast. There will be work.
The following activities for the
week are scheduled; Tuesday. Friend
ship Kebekah Lodge, No. 8. Masonic
Temple. Anacostia, degree. Wednes
day, Assembly Home Circle. I. O. O. F.
Temple, important business: Covenant
Lodge, No. 13. Wisconsin avenue and
M street northwest, initiation; Har
mony Lodge. No. 9, T. O. O. F. Temple,
first degree. Thursday, Dorcas Re
bekah Lodge. No. 4. degree, and Co
lumbia Lodge. No. 10, initiation, both
at I. O. O. F. Temple. Other announce
ments for the temple are Esther Re
bekah Lodge. No. 0. rehearsal of
degree staff on Tuesday evening and
on Wednesday that of Excelsior
Lodge. No. 17. On the same evening
the 1923 Cincinnati committee and the
Rebekah anniversary committee will
hold sessions.
The twenty-fifth anniversary of the
institution of Dorcas Rebekah Lodge.
No. 4, will be observed October 18. A
banquet will feature the occasion, ar
rangements for which will be In
charge of a committee headed by
Noble Grand Annie Blalock. On Tues
day evening. October 2, the ways and
means committee of the lodge will
give a dinner at Northeast Masonic
For the purpose of adding to the
fund to entertain the Sovereign Grand
Lodge In 1924. Friendship Rebekah
Lodge No. 8. will hold a lawn party
at Fairlawn. 13th street and Good
Hope road southeast, next Saturdav
evening. Noble Grand Marie Falrall
will be in charge.
Members and their families of Co
lumbia Lodge, No. 10. will picnic to
morrow on the bay at Fair Haven.
Md. The trip will be made by auto
mobiles and will start from the
Pennsylvania avenue bridge at 9 a.m.
Canton Washington. No. 1, head
quarters at I. O. O. F. Temple, under
direction of Capt. Guy F. Glossbren
ner, is rapidly completing arrange
ments for the Cincinnati trip, and all
officers and chevaliers are urged to be
In attendance Saturday evening for
final Instruction and transportation.
Noble Grands Anthony B. S. Consol
and Abraham Pavis scored “hits” last
Monday and Tuesday evenings at their
respective lodges, Beacon, No. 15. and
Excelsior. No. 17, when the following
assisted in degree work: Frank M.
Roller, George IV. Orem, Charles C.
Eckloff, Charles Garrels, Lewis W.
Bennett, E. C. Holmes, William J.
Rich. August Werner. Edwin C. Brvan,
Thomas R. Hellmuth, Frank Mettler.
John Taylor, James E. Chamberlain,
W. C. Allen, W. Moore, A. D. Ander
son. H. Allen Ison, Jack Kober. Max
White. Edwin R. Armentrout* George
C. Nash, Harry L. Mornlngstar, OrVille
S. Swank and Millard F. Zepp.
W. A. Fraser Camp met last Mon
day night. Clerk Dalkin announced
that the new Drum Corps of the uni
form rank is fully organized and is
holding regular rehearsals. Lieut. A.
Chester Brown told of the training
received at the encampment of the
uniform rank. Among those who
made addresses were Col. James
Freeland, Maj. John C. McConnell,
Maj. Ben B. Smart and Sovereigns
Tennyson and Fraser.
Past Head Consul H. W. Tippett
made a vigorous defense of Sovereign
Commander Fraser and his adminis
tration before a session of Old Glory
Camp Tuesday evening. Sovereign J.
L. Pumphrey discussed the finances of
the local organization. Consul Com
mander George L. Wllsher advocated
the charity measures and vald that
the consciousness of good done was
not the only reward, but that the
fraternity would grow in the esteem
of the public. Sovereign Delegate
Eckloff spoke on the fraternal, social
and financial aspects of perfected
Elm Camp discussed the forthcom
ing celebration of its anniversary at
a meeting Friday night. Consul
Commander William A. Riley urged
the members to make this a memor
able event In the history of wood
craft In Washington. Clerk C., D.
Holland reported on the result of the
sale of tickets for the excursion and
urged quick returns.
A Joint meeting of all the tents in
the District of Columbia, under the
auspices of National Tent, No. 1, will
be held in their hall, 509 G street
northwest, tomorrow evening, at 8
o’clock. The occasion Is an official
visit by Supreme Lieut. Commander
A. W. Frye, of Detroit, Mich.; Su
preme Supervising Deputy J, < E.
Turner of Norfolk. Va., and District
Deputy Ed Vernon of Birmingham,
Ada. f
Beginning this month, Keane Coun
cil will hold two meetings a month,
on the second and fourth Thursdays.
At the last meeting the present of
ficers were nominated to succeed
themselves. The election will be held
Thursday evening, September 13, at
8 p.m.
James T. Ryan, grand knight of
Carroll Council, has been nominated
for a second term In the office of
grand knight. John J. Lynch has been
nominated to the office of deputy
grand knight. Elections will take
place In the Knights of Columbus Hall
Tuesday evening, at 8 o’clock.
Announcement is made by the
Knights of Columbus Building Com
pany that all members of the order
•who are now visiting the city are
cordially welcome to make the local
headquarters on 10th street their
headquarters while in the city. Supt.
A. Joy Is In charge of the committee
on reception and a hearty welcome Is
assured. The well known spirit of
the ‘'Caseys.” “Everybody Welcome
and Everything Free,” still prevails
toward out-of-town knights.
The Knights of Columbua Band will
play at a concert to be given Labor
day afternoon at Oxen Hill, Md..
where there will be a tournament for
the benefit of the local Catholic
Church. Busses will meet the knights
and their ladies at the end of the
Congress Heights car line. In the
evening the Knights of Columbus Or
chestra will provide music for danc
District of Columbia Circle. No. ITS,
gave its second moonlight excuraion
Monday night, with Miss Rena Purcell
in charge. A card party will be held
Thursday at the residence of Mrs. A.
Bicksicr, 913 L street northeast.
The Clarendon Council assisted in
the lawn fete of St. Charlesf Church.
A number of members from Washing
ton attended. The council is to hold
a business session next Tuesday,
when several members will be obli
Polomao Council, No. 208. met last
Monday and accepted the resignation
of President Montgomery and elected
in bis place Friend John E. Rhodes,
who was installed according to the
rules of the ritual by former Presi
dent Frank E. Ffcrguson. who Is also
a member of this council. In accord
ance with instructions from D. A.
Helpman. president of the society, the
council draped its charter In mourn
ing for thirty days In memory of
our late President Warren O. Hard
ing. This course will be followed by
all councils of the United States. Two
new members were elected and it Is
expected that a number of others will
be obtained before the class initia
tion to be held in October.
Victory Council, No. 519. met Monday
evening in their hall In Pythian Tem
ple, Thomas E. Jermln was admitted
as a new member and the application
of Jacob B. Levenson was proposed
and voted on. The September meeting
will be a home-coming meeting for
the members and a large attendance Is
expected. This council has some ex
cellent entertainments In store for the
fall and winter and is already making
a drive for new members for the fall
campaign. The meeting was address
ed by Its president. James A. Wil
liams. also Friends C. C, Mothershead,
C. Bennie. W. W. White. J. Harry
Jones and others. Speaker Trupp pro
vided a smoker and distributed some
valuable prizes.
Congressional Council. No. 809. held
a meeting Wednesday evening and Is
also preparing for tho coming cam
The committee on extension and
publicity held a meeting at headquar
ters Friday evening with a large at
tendance. Reports were received from
the Hospital Bed Fund Association
regarding the excursion to Chesa
peake Beach and also the money
raising campaign which the Hospital
Bed Fund Association Is holding for
the benefit of the association.
Justice Council, No. 2, commemo
rated the institution of that council
on August 16. 1922, by holding its
first birthday celebration August 22.
at Noval Lodge Hall. Mrs. Mabel
Hall, chairman of the entertainment
and reception committee made a short
address of welcome. A program was
rendered, the music being furnished
by the Time-Herald Boys’ Band.
Councilor Dorothea Balderson, on be
half of the council, congratulated the
entertainment committee, and pre
sented Mrs. Hall with a handsome,
hand-made sewing tray.
Capitol Lodge, No. 3. after the reg
ular meeting Thursday last opened
tho doors to the public. A special
program was arranged, under the
direction of Mrs. Floda Reagan,
scribe. Spencer Tupman and Joe
Smith rendered saxophone and piano
selections. Jack Reagan, female Im
personator. sang songs and danced.
Songs were sung by Herman Godfrey
and Phillip Osthrus. accompanied by
Miss Betty Bailey; also by Hugh
Bugg, accompanied by Mrs. J. Tup
man; piano solos by Miss Frances
Barnhouse. Charles E. Carr of Cam
den, N. J.. gave an Interesting talk
about the order. A one-act comedy
was presented by Edwin Campbell,
Elmer Carter. Mrs. Floda Reagan,
Miss Jennie Waddy. Miss Henrietta
Craig and Miss Ethel Carter.
JR. 0. U. A. M.
A lawn fete Is to be held jolntiv by
Denning Council. No. 21, Jr. O. U. A. M.
and Unity Council, No. 17. Daughters
of America, next Wednesday end
Thursday at Minnesota avenue and
Grant place. Penning, D. C. Many
new attractions will be Introduced
and members from Maryland and Vir
ginia are expected to Join In the
At Bennlng Council Monday evening
was State Councilor. George W. Ack
-erman: State Council Inside Sentinel
R. E. Anderson; State Council Deputy,
A. L. Dahler and Vice Councilor Louis
W. Gray, who made brief addresses.
After tho meeting a social session
was given by the good of the order
Columbia, No. 26, will confer the
rank of esquire September 12. Re
freshments will be served after the
Friendship Temple, No. 9, Pythian
Sisters, after the summer recess, will
convene next Wednesday evening,
which will be the commencement of
the fall activities and all business
will be expeditiously handled in or
der that applications may be accorded
the necessary consideration with the
view of starting Initiatory work early
In the season.
The annual session of the state
council will convene September 10
at Naval Lodge Hall, 4th street and
Pennsylvania avenue southeast, and
conclude the session on Tuesday at
3d and Pennsylvania avenue south
east. Election of officers and reports
will take up the time of the conven
tion. Visitors from Ohio, Pennsyl
vania and Virginia are expected.
Unity Council, No. 17. will Join
with Bennlng Council, No. 21, Jr.
O. U. A. M., In holding a lawn party
September 5 and 6, Minnesota avenue
near Banning road, and September
11, 12 and 13 at 22d and Prout streets,
Twining City.
Scholarly Reproof.
; from tlio Boston Transcript.
“Don't talk to me about colleges,”
said the self-made man. “Look at
' me! Do you suppose I should have
been any more successful than I am
. It I'd had a college education?”
••No.” admitted the profeasor, "but
, you might have been less Inclined to
brag about It.”
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Numbers to Community Music
i Program Tonight.
I Central High Community
Center, tonight, 8:15 o’clock.
Admission free. Doors open at
I 7 o'clock.
March Selected
Washington Community Or
chestra, Chas. V. Banner,
(a) “America."
<b) "Salute to the Flag."
I (c) “Oath of Allegiance."
<d) "Doxology."
fa) “Old Folks at Home.”
(b) “Clementine."
(c) "Tramp. Tramp, Tramp"
| (a) "Welcoming Visitors to
tb) “Acquaintance Song."
(a) “Break o’ Day,"
(b) “The Enchanted Glade.”
Mildred B. Gurney. Soprano.
Kennedy Freeman at the piano.
. (a) “My Mammy."
(b) “'Tucky Home."
The Children.
fa) “My Joy,” Chopin-Liszt
fb) “Waltz in A Flat," Chopin
I George D. Thompson, Pianist,
j (a) "A Dream.”
(b) “Soldier's Farewell."
<c) "How Your Boat."
. Announcements.
, (a) “America (Prize Song),
Theodore Henckela
} (b) “Nancy Lee."
(c) “Sunshine of Your Smile.”
• fa) “Herje Kati" . ...Hubay
(b) “Spanish Dance.”
| Gianados-Kreisler
i Leo Alvarado. Violinist.
Mr. Freeman at the piano.
(a) "Perfect Day.”
(b) “Star Spangled Banner."
The free community concert to be
1 given tonight in Central ‘High School
[ auditorium at 8:15 o’clock will be the
• fifty-eighth public musical under the
1 auspices of the Community Music As
■ sociatlon.
( Leo Alvarado, well-known violin
ist of Mexico City, will make his
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Soprano, to feature free community
' concert tonight at Central High
r School.
p Initial bow before a Washington au
, dlence. Mr. Alvarado is a member of
the Mexican embassy, and during his
sojourn In Washington Is coaching
with Henri Sokolov. His numbers
will be Hubay’s “Herje Katl” and the
“Spanish Dance" of Glanados-Krels
, ler.
t Washington Pianist in Program.
=. George D. Thompaon, local concert
i pianist, will be heard in “My Joy," by
Chopln-Llszt, and the Chopin Waltz
t in A flat.
> * Mildred B. Gurney, soprano, a new
addition to Washington's colony of

Schedule of Wireless News and Entertainment.
NAA—Naval Radio Station. Radio, Va.
(43S Meters).
10:05 a.m. and 10:05 p.m.—Weather
bureau report.
WCAP—Chesapeake and Potomac Tel
ephone Company (4*9 Meters).
11 a.m.—Services of the First Con
gregational Church. Washington, D.
C.. the Rev. Clarence A. Barbour. D. D.,
president of the Rochester Theologi
cal Seminary, preaching. Subject.
“Unto the End.”
6:20 to 8 p.m.—Musical program
broadcast direct from the Capitol
Theater. New York city, by courtesy
of Mr. S. L. Rothafel and the Capitol
Theater management.
6:20 p.m.—lntroductory remarks by
Mr. S. L. Rothafel.
6:30 p.m.—Overture, selections from
“La Boheme” (Puccini), played by
the Capitol Theater Grand Orchestra.
EYno Rapee conducting.
6:40 p.m.—Ballet divertissements:
(a) “Moment Musical” (Schubert).
(b) “Polka Pizzicato” (Delibes),
played by the Capitol Grand Orches
tra, and interpreted by the Capitol
Ballet Corps.
6:44 p.m.—lncidental music to “Rod
and Gun-Salmon Fishing.” scenic film.
6:40 p.m.—lncidental music to Capi
tol Magazine. _
6:57 p.m.—“ln Our Broadcasting
Studio,” introducing artists who
broadcast from the Capitol Theater
studio every Sunday night: Mme.
Elsa Stralia of the Royal Opera.
Covent Gardens. London; Alex
William Robyn. Peter Harrower.
Florence Mulholland. Dr. M illiam
Axt Eugene Blau, concertmelster of
the Capitol Orchestra; Jascha Brun
shuk. first cellist of the Capitol
Grand Orchestra.
7-11 p.m.—Special prologue to the
Mae Murray film. “The French Doll.”
7:13 p.m.—Special program of fea
tured artists direct from the studio
in the Capitol Theater. There will
be vocal soloists from the Capitol
Theater cast of artists, as well as in
strumental artists from the Capitol
Theater Grand Orchestra.
8 pm.—Organ recital by Maurice
Garabrant. direct from the studio of
the Skinner Organ Company, New
York city. Mr. Garabrant is asso
ciate organist of St. Thomas' Church.
New York citv. Program: “Allegro
Maestra in B Flat” (West). “Melody
in F’’ (Rubinstein), ‘‘Caprice’
(Faulkes). Vocal solo to be an
nounced. By Mr. Garabrant: “Pre
lude In G” (Wolstenholme). “Ga
votte Mignon” (Thomas), ’’Traume"
(Wagner). Vocal solo to be an
nounced. By Mr. Garabrant: “Per
sian Suite” (Stoughton), (a) “The
Garden of Tram” and (b) “Saki”;
“Meditation.” from “Thais” (Mas
senet!, selections from “Faust”
WDM—Church of the Covenant <3BO
11 a.m. —Morning service; sermon
by Rev. Howard Hannaford.
8 p.m.—Evening service; sermon by
Dr. Howard Hannaford.
WJH—'William P. Boyer Company
(9TS Meters).
8 p.m.—William Knowles Cooper,
general secretary Y. M. C. A., will
speak on “Present Conditions In
Running a Moke.
From Life.
Mandy—Howdy, sistah; I saw yo'
husban’ down de road a ways an’ he
was all tore up! What happened to
Liza—l happened to him! Dat's
what! He ain't done a stroke of work
fo’ six months an' he came into de
house a-alnging a chune an’ wif a
flower In his button hole an’ wanted
to know why de debbil his dlnhah
wasn't ready! De worm will turn,
sistah! De worm will tu^n.
vocal teachers, will be presented to
the community concert-goers In
“Break o’ Day,” by Sanderson, and
Barker’s “The Enchanted Glade.”
Miss Gurney has recently removed
her studio from Taunton, Mass., to
this city.
An added attraction for this eve
ning's entertainment will be Ken
nedy Freeman, artist accompanist. He
will assist both Mr. Alvarado and
Miss Gurney at the piano.
Selection* by Orchestra.
The Washington Community Or
chestra. Charles V. Banner. leader,
will render selections and accom
pany the community singing, under
the direction of Robert Lawrence.
Mrs. H. Clyde Grimes will give a
twenty-minute organ recital prelim
inary to the concert. No children
under the age of four years will be
admitted, and all other children must
come with adults and sit wltk them
throughout the concert.
All Programs Scheduled tor Easter*
Standard Time.
WEAK—New York <493 Meters).
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.—Favorite hymns,
in a heart-warming musical service
under the auspices of the New York
Federation of Churches.
6:20 to 8 p.m.—Program same as
8 to 0 p.m.—Organ recital by
Maurice Garabrant.
WtW— Cincinnati <309 Meters).
9:30 a.m.—Sunday school lessons.
11 sum.—Services of the Church of
the Covenant.
WWJ—Detroit (Sit Meters).
2 p.m.—News Orchestra.
S p.m.—Schmeman's Concert Band
from Belle Isle Park.
7:30 p.m.—Services of St. Paul’s Epis
copal Cathedral.
WFAA—Dallas (476 Meters).
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.—Radio Chapel Bi
ble class.
10:30 to 11 p.m.—Choristers from
Christ Church;’talk on “Going to
11 to 12 pm.—Foot Warmers’ Or
WOC—Davenport (484 Metera).
10 a.m.—Sacred chimes concert.
9 p.m.—Church service: “The Man
Who Made a Ladder of His Cross."
9:30 p.m.—Base ball scores.
10 to 12 p.m.—Musical program; P.
S. C. Orchestra.
WRAP—Fort Worth (476 Meters).
12 to 1:15 p.m.—Services of the
First Methodist Church.
7:30 p.m.—Base ball scores.
WHAS—Louisville (400 Metera).
10:57 p.m.—Organ music.
11 a.m.—Services of the Fourth Ave
nue Presbyterian Church.
5 to 6 p.m.—Concert under the aus
pices of Louisville Lodge, F. and A.
M., No. 400, Male Quartet.
KYW—Chicago (346 Meters).
11 a.m.—Services from St. Chrysos
tom’s Episcopal Church.
6 to 9 p.m.—Classical and semi-clas
sical selections by the Sisson Trio.
WDZ—Springfield, Mass. (337 Metera).
7:30 p.m.—Church services.
KDKA—Pittsburgh (326 Meters).
10 a.m.—Services of the First Pres
byterian Church.
1:30 p.m.—Bible story for children,
“The Man Who Built His Own Scaf
fold," by Rev. A. Logan.
1:45 p.m.—Concert.
5 p.m.—Base ball scores.
7 p.m.—Concert.
WGT—Schenectady (380 Meters).
9:30 a.m.—Services of the First Eng
lish Lutheran Church.
Government by Commission.
From the North American Review.
Uruguay, the most progressive po
litically of all the states —which fact
has led It to be called the "social po
litical laboratory” of South America,
—has cuVtalled the power of Its chief
evecutlve by measures of a more orig
inal nature, for Uruguay does not
consider it necessary to wait for pre
cedents. All of the former adminis
trative functions of the president
1 have been transferred to a commis
sion nacional de administration of
nine members elected by popular vote
for six years, one-third being chosen
bi-ennlally. This body is responsible
to congress and has charge over such
matters as education, labor, banking,
health and sanitation, and the like.
The division of work indicated leaves
only matters which are distinctly po
litical In the hands of the president;
but Dr. Baltasar Brum, during whose
admniistratlon the Innovation was In
troduced. is quite favorable to the
change, for he believes that, former
ly, too much power was In the hands
of the chief executive. He has, fur
thermore, expressed a cheerful wil
lingness to resign his whole remain
ing authority to an executive commis
sion, which change is under serious
consideration, should the people at
any time decide that they desire It.
For the Politicians.
From the Philadelphia Public Ledger.
"Papa, is It right to say this is a
i government of the people, for the
people, by the people?"
“No. my son. Correctly speaking,
i It Is a government of the people by
the office-holders for the politicians.
Radio amateurs on the Atlantic and
Pacific coast on the morning of Sep
tember 23 will attempt to beat the
sun across the continent In spectacu
lar daylight tests. Their transmitters
will be pitted against sunlight In
their efforts to relay messages across
the country between sunrise and sun
At least ten picked amateurs on
hoth the Atlantic and Pacific coasts
will start messages as the sun comes
over the horizon and they will be
relayed by intervening stations. By
evening it is expected that most of
the messages will have reached their
destination and, for the brass pound
ers, the contest with Father Time will
end In a radio victory.
These tests have a real scientific
value, since they will demonstrate to
what extent the sun affects transmit)- i
ion. Every one familiar with radio
knows that reception over long dis
tance is more difficult during the day
time than in darkness, this being
caused, it is believed, by the loniza
tion of the earth’s atmosphere by the
sun's rays.
The disastrous effect of sunlight
upon radio has been noticed by broad
cast listeners, as well as amateurs,
and officials of the American Kadio
Relay League confidently expect that
definite comparisons may b« drawn,
whloh will prove helpful In an Inves
tigation of the subject.
“No one will know from what sta
tions the messages will start*' said i
P. H. Schnell, traffic manager")f the i
league, referring to the tests. “Every- j
body will have the same chance of
picking up a message and relaying it
along the line." He advises all ama
teurs to keep .a record of everything
they hear and whether they use
standard or daylight saving time.)
These records should be %ent to the
league headquarters at Hartford,
The starting gong rings as the
sun rises.
Rltirf for Radio C’-ompaaa.
Position finding by wireless is des
tined to be one of the most important
navigational finds of the future,
whether employed alone or In con
junction with sound to obtain syn- ■
chronous signals, according to D. W.
Hood, engineer-in-chief of the Cor
poration of Trinity House. London,
who was among those present at the
international congress of navigation
held in London last month. George
R. Putnam, commissioner of light
houses. was among the American
delegates to the convention, which
was declared to be the most impor
tant meeting of the kind ever held.
In his report Mr. Hood referred
to the fact that various countries
have different direction-finding sys
tems of their own. and recommended
that an investigation be made to find
the most effective method, not by In
dividual countries but by one agency
under an international agreement.
The establishment of radio fog sig
nals was the most important advance
In lighthouse work in the United
States during the past ten years, ac
cording to a paper read at the confer
ence by Commissioner Putnam. The
first of these slgnels was placed
In service May 1, 1921. when three
were put into commission in the
vicinity of New York harbor. The
number of such stations has heen in
creased during the past year and
others are in course of preparation.
Each of the radio fog stations in
the waters of the United States sends
automatically during fog or low visi
bility radio signals on a wave length
of 1,000 meters, with a distinctive
characteristic, which are used by ves
sels equipped with radio compass.
Very reliable results are being ob
tained. Mr. Putnam said.
How Program* are Filled.
The radio audience has so fre
quently complimented WEAK and
WCAP for their wide variety of pro
grams, it may be of interest to the
audience to know how the programs
are decided upon by the staff which
books the features for these stations.
Every letter—and there ore hun
dreds received daily—which comes to
the stations Is carefully examined for
every fact which it contains. Every
suggestion, momment. criticism and
approval of the listener is noted In
tabular form so that the consensus
Os the audience is accurately deter
mined. Artists are booked In ac
cordance with the expression of the
radio audience and a correct balance
of educational matter, popular music,
dance music, classical music, instru
mental selections and sporting fea
tures are maintained.
WEAK and WCAP frequently have
features on their programs which are
experiments to determine the reaction i
of the radio audience. For instance, j
recently a series of lectures was
offered by the staff of Columbia Uni- !
veralty. The purpose of the experl- |
ment was to find out what demand ;
exists for educational matter and in
what form It may best be presented.
The number of approvals of this I
series of talks is an Indication of the 1
popularity of educational features.
By concentrating periods of dance
music on regular schedule. Wednesday
and Saturday evenings, it has been
possible to satisfy the demands of
the radio audience for high-class
dance music. The fact that dance
music is now presented on a fixed
schedule has made devotees of Jazz
regular listeners to WEAF's Wednes
day and .Saturday evening programs.
While the average broadcasting sta
tion Is maintained with a personnel
of from six to eight persons, the ex
tensive work which WEAF is doing
requires a staff of no less than fifty
seven. Some of these are technical
men engaged in obtaining program
matter at points outside WEAF's
studio, others in booking artlrts and
features for that program aA still
others in investigating the prefer
ences of the audience.
English Hard Hit.
The restrictions against the use of
any radio equipment except that li
censed by the British Broadcasting
Company are making it* impossible
for English merchants to sell Ameri
can radio products, according to a re
port just submitted to Washington by
Consul Boss E. Holaday from Man
chester, England.
Consul Holaday, making an investi
gation of the radio situation, found
that the restrictions upon the use of
equipment and the regulations gov
erning the use of wireless sets give
the British postmaster general,
through his arrangement with the
British Broadcasting Company, an
ironclad control over radio. There is
no prohibition against the importa
tion of foreign radio products or
against their sale after importation,
but this freedom is nullified by the
difficulty of securing a license to use
any equipment other than that In
dorsed by the “B. B. C.,“ which col
lects a royalty on every set manufac
tured In England.
There Is now under consideration
by the British authorities the Issu
ance of a new form of license to be
known as the “constructor’s license,”
, under which people with no technical
knowledge will be permitted to as
semble wireless sets and use them to
receive broadcast and other matter.
Even those who purchase the sets
manufactured under B. B. C. restric
tions are required to secure a license
before they can make use of their
1 outfits. This is known as a “broad
casting license” and costs approxi
mately 92.60. Only those persons
having “experimental licenses” are
permitted to assemble their own ap
-1 paratus, and to secure such a license
the applicant must have a knowledge
of the technical side of radio, which
the majority of would-be listeners do
not possess.
i Trying New Stunt*.
New radio history Is being made
daily by the Chesapeake and Potomac
Telephone station (WCAP) In Wash
ington. As yet no local programs
have been put out by this station,
which has confined itself to the broad
casting of the programs of WEAK.
’ New York, received in Washington
over a special land line and there
"put on the air.” However; the
• Washington station made arrange
ments whereby the concerts ot the
famous Marine Band were picked up
at whatever point the band was lo
cated by means of a special automo
bile truck equipped with microphones,
controls, etc., from which the music
\va« Kent to the transmitting: .station
by tapping in on the nearest telephone
So successful did this method of
pick-up prove that concerts by the
Marine Band were sent to New York
over the line usually used for the re
ception in Washington of New York
entertainment and broadcast by
WEAF. The same system was fol
lowed on August 5. when the me
morial services held in Washington
churches for the late President Hard
ing were broadcast both from WCAP
in Washington and WEAF in New
York. The truck used by WCAP has
practically all the equipment of a
class B station.
Entertnin* State hj Radio.
After spending nearly a million dol
| lars to build a magnificent rkansion
i on the ancestral lands of "the Pilgrim
Fathers,” Col. Edward H. R. Green,
the multi-millionaire son of Hetty
Green, looked around for “new worlds
to conquer” and hit upon radio, not
as a mere pastime, but an absorbing
study. An aerial 100 feet high stands
out against the sky line and neigh
bors for miles around listen nightly
to his station, “The Voice from Way
Down East.”
This is one of a scries of hobbies
which began for the colonel as a boy
when he started a chicken farm in
Texas and ran the whole gamut from
| mules to fishing and politics to-base
;ball. He introduced the first automo
■ bile and the first nirplane in that
state and topped off his career there
when he purchased the world’s larg
est private yacht.
Few of ills friends realized, how
ever. that <’ol. Green was interested
iin radio before he went to South*
Dartmouth, Mass. He was an ama-*.
teur in Texas, when radio was young,"
and began his experiments about the
lime that he became a member of the
American Radio Relay league. He
has since maintained active concern’
in the welfare of amateur radio. "
His other hobbies, including a
houseboat, a Texas railroad and a
stamp collection, are now held sec
ondary to radio, and he spends a
great deal of his time riding around
Tils beautiful estate, dotted with arti
ficial lakes, In his electric auto equip
ped with wireless.
The broadcast station planned by
Col. Green, in conjunction with sev
eral leading engineers of the country,
is a well furnished home itself with
a reception room. His programs are
of the best, since they are sent from
New York by wire, and as the evening
breeze blows in from the shore hun
dreds listen to what they call the
colonel's “jazz fog.”
His Painting Outdone.
From the Bouton Post.
An artist was commissioned to
paint the portrait of the flapper
daughter of a wealthy family. One
order of this kind successfully exe
cuted is apt to bring another, so he
went happily to work.
Things went well enough the first
day, which was spent in putting on
the crayon sketch. The next day
found him hesitating, and on th*
third day he came to a complete halt.
After viewing his sister In silence
for a few moments, he said: “I see
that my paints are not going to be
briilionf enough. Whore do you buy
your colors’.’’
Parson—My good man: With all
that cursing and heating of your
horse, you’ll never get to heaven.
Harry—Maybe, but I’m only going
to town with the pertatoes.
Stromberg-Carlson Head Sets
On sale remaining diys of August ,at
| .<(.00 the pair: regular price, J 7.50.
Kook of head set, hook-ups aud guar
antee with cadi pair.
1209 H N.W. Ph. Franklin 6903
bast Shipment Just Arrived. 9143.00
Radiola, RC, $69.00
Furnished In RA-DA Units, a
decided advantage over straight
RC. .
See them how—Will only la*t
few days.
Just what you have been long
ing so completely tune out
local station no matter how
close or strong and allow you to
get out of town.
| $7.50
, Shipment arrived Monday,
Aug. 27th. These Wav* Trap*
I will make the Badiola RC twice
1 as efficient and improve any tube
j set. They are fully Onaranteed
and If you are not satisfied after
two days’ trial your money will
{ be refunded.
Loud Speaker complete. .$12.50
Victrola and Graphophone
Crystal Sets, with phones, $6.00
$5.00 3,000-ohm Head
Phones ~53.50
Indoor Coil Aerial $2.00
IT Radiola “4”
I \ 1403 Park Road / \
I \ Washinston.D.C. I '
Authorized \ Kadio Corporation
Dealers (PT/n of America
If it’s handier
—step into Rock Creek
Avenue and Rock Creek
Church Road —and leave
your Classified Ads for
The Star. There’s a
Star Branch Office lo
cated there—and you’re
welcome to make use of
its facilities.

Star Classified Ads
bring most results—
and that’s why The
■ Star prints MORE of
them every day than
1 all the other papers
; here combined.
i “Around the conwr” is
a St a r Branch Office
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