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NEWS OF THE CLUBS CONDUCTED BV NANNIE ».*Kn»«Tfii The District of Columbia Frtoraflon of Worn on'* Club* met Monday at Hotel Roosevelt, with Mrs. Virginia White Speel, president, In the chair. After reports of officers were given, resolutions were presented to be acted upon at the January meeting. Mrs. Gertrude Bischoff, vice chairman of committee on co-operation with ex service men. reported an amount raised by the committee to help the family of a disabled veteran of the World War at Christmas time and that Christmas baskets had been sent to same family. Representatives of the Capitol Hill History Club, Philo Classics Chapter. B. P. E. 0., Takoma Park Civic Club and Petwortb Women’s Club reported that similar messages of good cheer had been sent to needy families by their clubs on Christmas day. Mrs. Roe Fulkerson, second vice president, was elected to fill the office of first vice president, the selection of her successor being postponed to the next meeting. Mrs. W. H. Howard, chairman of the Bible literature department, advocated the forming of neighborhood Bible clubs. It was voted to form such a club among members of the federation, and it was requested that the president of each federated club appoint a repre sentative. Mrs. M. T. Morse, chair man of division of home economics demonstration, in announcing thrift week, beginning January 7, said a speaker would be sent to any club desiring information on the subject. Mrs. Ellis Logan, chairman of fine arts committee, said that on January 17 at 2 p.m., members of her commit tee will meet any members of the federation Interested in the Phillips Gallery to explain and view pictures on exhibition there. The appointment of Mrs. J. Harry Cunningham as chairman of the newly created com. mittee of Indian welfare, and Mrs. Gertrude Bischoff as chairman of committee of industrial relations, was announced. Women’* Ctty Hub. —Miss Myrtle Bunn*will be hostess at the tea to be given this afternoon from 4:30 to 6 olclock. Assisting Miss Bunn will be Mrs. Laura A. Bradley, Miss Margaret Norton, Miss Olive Beatty, Miss Elaine Kppley and Miss Adelaide Borah. Miss Mary B. Wright will preside at the tea table. The monthly business meeting will be held Wednesday at 8 p.m. A large attendance is urged. An evening of drama and music will be given by the dramatic sec tion Thursday evening at 8:30 p.m. There will be a one-act comedy, “The Hiring Line.” with the following club members in the cast: Miss Marie K. Saunders. Miss Amy Leavitt, Miss Nell V. Price. Miss Teresa Connolly. Mrs. Goodwin Price Graham. Mies Elsie Schulze, Miss Selma Schulze and Mtes V. S. Benjamin. Miss Katharine M. Brooks, mezzo-soprano, will sing a group of songs and Mrs. Mildred Kolb Schulze will play piano selec tions. The program will be under the direction of Mrs. Marialyse Ross "Manly, chairman of the dramatic sec tion. Cards may be obtained at the clubhouse. The civic section announces a lunch eon January 10, 1 p.m. An informal party of cards and mah jong will be given under the aus pices of the entertainment commit tee, January 12, 8:30 p.m. The business and professional woman's section, Mrs. J. Garfield Riley, chairman, will give a subscrip tion dinner January 14. 6:30 p.m. The principal speaker will be Hr. William Bowie, chief of the division of geodesy, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and the subject an illustrated "Story of the Oldest Scientific Bureau of the United S tates Government.” Miss Sarah Beall will preside. Reserva tions limited to 100. A bridge party will be given under the auspices of the library commit tee, Mrs. Charles Willcox, chairman, January 21, 8 p.m. There will be prizes. The American AntocUtlm of Uni versity Women will hold Its regular book review class Tuesday at 11:30 am. Mrs. Ernest Smith will be In charge. The club will celebrate its fifth birthday Wednesday with a tea at 4:30, followed by a special birth day dinner celebration at 6:30. This has also been designated to wind up the drive for 100 or more new mem bers. and as a special feature of Its birthday celebration the club has de cided to waive the initiation fee of 510 for this one day, which will per mit new members to join at this time by paying only the dues from Jan uary to June. The membership drive tea will be in charge of the member ship committee, the members of which will act as hostesses. The dinner is designed for the purpose of welcom ing the new members as well as a birthday celebration, and a large at tendance is expected. Reservations should be made by Tuesday. The fifth of the series of the very interesting lectures on America will be given at the clubhouse Thurs day at 8 p.m. Richard Long will be the speaker, and his subject "The Agricul ture and Commerce of Brazil.” The monthly meeting of the Washing ton branch wlll'bfe held at the club Fri day at 8 p.m. A reception and tea will be held Sat urday. from 4 to 6, in honor of Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt. The national committee on recogni tion of colleges and universities of the A. A. U. W. met Thursday. Friday and yesterday at national headquarters. 1634 I street Those attending were Dean F. Louise Nardin,’chairman. University of Wisconsin ; Dr. Eleanor Lord, Smith 4'ollege; Dean Emily H. Dutton. Sweet Briar College. Dean Florence Puring ton. Mount Holyoke College, was unable to be present. Leo Katz, the Austrian painter, has consented to give a series of lectures on "The Interpretation of Modern Art” at the clubhouse on the afternoons of Janu ary 13, 15, 16, 14* and-20. Guests of mem bers as well as members are entitled to purchase tickets for these lectures. The Twentieth Century Club at Its monthly meeting Thursday at 11 a.m. instead of noon will be addressed by Representative Theodore Burton, who will speak of "The World Court. 1 ' The usual business meeting will fol low. The international outlook section Will meet ’tomorrow at -2:30 p.m. at tile residence of Mrs. John O. Mer riam, 2400 Sixteenth street. Mrs. Ernest P. Bicknell. the leader, will preside. The subject -ie “Russia.” I>r. Leo Pasvolsky, writer on eco nomic subjects and a. member of the staff of the Institute of Economics, will speak-on recent developments in Russia. Mrs. Francis Walker will also speak-on Russia. _ The nature section will meet on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the drug store at Eighteenth street and Co lombia road for a walk through’ the Zoo. The parliamentary law section will meet on Tuesday at 1634 I street at il a.m., under the leadership of Mrs. William H. Herron. Mrs. Marius Campbell will preside. The subjects aro "To Lay on the Table,” and “To Suspend the Rules.!’ . . . The meeting of the art section is postponed to the third Thursday, and the civic section will meet on the 22d. ... On Monday evening at Mrs. George Bowermanls, the literary section held one of the most Interesting programs of tho year, the subject matter being entirely original contributions by Its members. Mrs. Farrington, president Os the club, gave two stories, “An Idyl of the Latin Quarter,” and "The Concierge at Number 63.” Mrs. O. F. Cook and Mrs. George Putnam con tributed verses. Mrs. Frederick C.pville gave an essay. Mrs. William ji. Herron also read an essay called "The Beach at Ehb Tide,”. Mrs. Ben jamin Smith read an amusing story palled “The Blue Pink Elephant,” Mrs. Eugene Stevens also gave a story. Mrs. George Bowerman read a stimulating story-sketch called “After Fifty.” The Shakespeare Society will meet tomorrow at the Corcoran Gallery’ of Art Auditorium. The subject of tho evening Is "Ingratitude as a Dramatic Motive,” which will be discussed by Dean W. A. Wilbur of George Washington Univer sity. "Timon of Athens,” a play based on Ingratitude, will be analyzed and dlscueeed by J. O. Porter and E. V. Wilcox. Illustrative readings from the play will be given by Mabel Owens Wil "■ox. In the late evening the dramatic de partment will present. In pantomime, the last scene of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as part of the pageant at the Arts Club Bal Boheme. The scene is di rected by Walter W. Beck, and those taking part are: Laborers of Athens playing Pyramus and Thlsbe, Arthur J. Rhodes, a« Pyramus: Theodore Tenley, as Thlsbe; Walter W. Beck, as Moon ; T. Weed Harvey, as Wall, and Clarence Ruebsam, as Lion. The Duke of Athens will be James Otis Porter; Hlppolyta, Mabel Owens Wilcox; Hermia and Lysander, Lulu G. Adams and John Me- Inerney: Helena and Demetrius, Rose mary Arnold and Elton Taylor. District League of American Pen Women. —Much Important business was transacted at the December meeting, which was held Monday evening at the clubhouse, 1709 H street, 8 p.m. The clubhouse rules, drawn up by the executive board of the District body, were presented to the meeting and adopted. Reports from the officers and heads of com mittees were accepted, among the most important being that from the ball committee. Mrs. Harriet Haw ley Locher was in the chair. At the conclusion of the business meeting talks were given by Mrs. Gertrude Bonnin and Mrs. Collister. Mrs. Bonnin. who is one of Amer ica’s well known Indian women, a resident of this city and a member of the league, discussed the Indians of California. Mrs. Collister, who has recently affiliated with the or ganization. told of the working of the Authors’ League. With the termination of the holi days the craft groups of the league will resume their sessions, taking up the programs of work and study which are to continue from now un til Spring. The short story group will meet tomorrow evening under the leader ship of its chairman. Dr. Mary Meek Atkeson. Members of the league are re minded that two months only remain In which to enter poems, plays, short stories, novelettes and feature arti cles in the various craft contests now open, as March 1 Is the late-st date for submission of manuscripts to the contests committee. D. C. Chapter of Natlomal American War Mothers at Its final meeting for 1924 elected the following officers for the coming year: War Mother, Mrs. George Gordon Setbold (re elected); first vice war mother, Mrs. Eleanor Cresswell; second vice war mother, Mrs. Mary Shanahan; cor responding secretary, Mrs. Katie Gross; treasurer, Mrs. Mattie C. O’Neill: chaplain, Mrs. Evan Fuge; historian, Mrs. W. E. Pairo; custodian of records, Mrs. L W. Edmonston. Splendid reports were given by Mrs. Sonneman, who has charge of the work done at Walter Reed Hospital; Mrs. Mattie C. O’Neill, in charge of the work at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, and Mrs. Eleanor C. Wagner, in oharge of the work at Mount Alto Hospital. Speakers of local and national im portance Interested In ex-service men and their problems are scheduled to address the chapter at social meet ings during the Winter months. 11l strict League of Women Voters.— The second dinner of the league, previously announced for January 13, has been postponed until Friday, January 23. The dinner will, as usual, be at the Women's City Club, at 6:30 p.m. Prof. James Thomson Shotwell of Columbia University will be the guest of honor, and will speak on "How Not to Outlaw War." Mem bers of the Maryland League of Wom en Voters, as well as members of the District league and their guests, are Invited to attend. Resesrvations should be made to the chairman of the forum committee. Mrs. Laura A. Bradley, 1863 Irving street, Columbia 4370. The lecture course, sponsored by the league’s committee on Interna tional co-operation to prevent war, which is being held at 1901 F street, is proving popular. The next lecture will be held at 4:43 p.m., January 17, when Dr. E. Gil-Borgas, assistant director of the Pan-American. Union and former minister of foreign affairs of Venezuela, will speak on “The Diplomacy of Latin America.” Tke Guadalupe f ink, 1846-48, held Its December meeting at the resi dence of Miss Annie H. Eastman, 1130 Seventeenth street; Miss Mary Alice Rennoldz, second vice president, pre sided. The club was organized “to associate congenial women whose eli gibility entitles them to membership; to discover and preserve family rec ords, otherwise unwritten and un known, relating to the Mexican War; to teach reverent regard for names, history, character and deeds of the patriots of that war and to com memorate events In Its history, and to meet together for historical, me morial and social purposes." Those eligible are wives, widows, sisters and lineal descendants of officers, regular and volunteer, of the Army, the Navy and the Marine Corps, who served during the Mexican War in 1846-48, prior to the ratification of the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, May 30, 1848. Tke Satan B. Anthony Foundation. — The Saturday afternoon teas of the foundation at Its headquarters, 1709 II street, from 4 to 6, are bringing in friends of Susan B. Anthony and new members. Miss Carrie Wilson, an ar dent admirer of “Aunt Susan,” Joined the ranks of the workers, took a goodly amount of literature to dis tribute and will help to start the foundation idea in the South. She spoke of her keen enjoyment and ap preciation of the biography of Miss Anthony. It is Intended that some thing inspirational from the life of the great humanitarian shall be given expression at each of these social gatherings. The foundation has dreams of the time when February 16, her birthday, shall be established as a national holiday in our public schools. College Women's Club. —Mrs. Frank E. Edgington, will be hostess at a tea tomorrow from 4 to 6 at the club house, 1822 I street. Assisting her will be Miss Ida Johnson, who will preside at the tea table, and Miss Mary Pierce and Miss Elsie Smith. Dr. Mary J. Billett of the League for Applied Psychology of East Orange, N. J.,' will be honor guest and speaker. Dr. Billett, a successful physician, has given up her practice to teach the principles of applied psychology. Tke Betkeadu Breech of tke Needle work Guild of America held its first annual meeting at the home of Mrs. Clifford Selbel In Oak place, Mrs. Owens presiding. The collection of new garments and household linens, given two each by the various mem bers, was on display and numbered 233. Mrs. Joslah Jones, through whose assistance the branch was organized, told of the founding of such a charity in England by Lady Wolverton. The Idea was brought to America by a Philadelphia woman In I*B6, and shortly thereafter “The Needlework OuU4 o t America’' yw fojiAded. It THE SUNDAY STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C„ JANUARY 4, 1925-PART 1. la non-sectarian and works Inde pendently of other organizations, ex cept in cases of local, national or In ternational disaster, in which circum stances only it Joins with the Ameri can Red Cross for Instant relief. Mrs Jones stated that there are now 677 branches In 32 States, and In 1923 nearly 2,000,000 garments were do nated. The only requirement for membership Is the giving of two new articles yearly, or of a sum of money, amount unspecified, there being 1 money member in each directorate of 12 members. In accordance with regulations of the national guild, each branch Is allowed to bestow its gifts upon its own chosen worthy cause. In this instance, the Montgomery County Social Service League was the bene ficiary, with the exception of a few hospital shirts which were donated to the county general hospital. Dur ing the social hour tea was served and a musical program was rendered by Mrs. Robert Simmons, assisted by Mrs. Claude Hyson and Mrs. Frank Wilmot. The Bethe6da branch was organ ized March 26, 1924, and now has 9 directors and nearly 10 members. The officers are: President, Mrs. Wil liam Owens: vice president, Mrs. Ed win Bosworth; secretary, Mrs. C. W. Seibel; treasurer, Mrs. John Newell. Pkllo-OlussicM, — Mrs. H. J. Harris received the members at her home on Lamont street, December 19. The opportunity of the season was happily accepted and a generous con tribution made for extending Christ mas cheer to the needy. Because of sickness of members of the committee for the "Twelfth Night Frolic," that number will not be giv en this year and the program will be advanced one meeting for the rest of the year. A paper on “The Painters and Shakespeare." was given by Mrs. Ellis Logan, after which parts were assigned and the reading of the poems and sonnets continued. Re freshments appropriate to the Christ mas season were served by Mrs. Har ris. assisted by her son John. The next meeting will be Tuesday with Mrs. Augustus Knight at the Kenesaw. The Baby Lovers’ Circle, No. 1, of the Florence Crittenton Home, held its monthly meeting in the way of a Christmas luncheon at the residence of the president, Mrs. A. B. McManus, the Columbia Apartment. Among those present were: Mrs. Alvin Craig, Mrs. Clarence McCon nell, Mrs. H. H. Carter. Mrs. John Beha, Mrs. Norman Berry, Mrs. S. H. Carter, Mrs. W. H. Hessick, Mrs. H. C. Simp son. Mrs. Gardner Smith, Mrs. L. Kreglow, Mrs. Clifford Selbel, Mrs. W. J. Peters, Mrs. T. A. Geddes, Mrs. James Eccard, Mrs. George Nunnally and Mrs. A. M. Jones. The next meeting of the circle will be held on January 29. at the resi dence of Mrs. W. H. Hessick, 1428 Montague street. Soroptlmlsts and friends of sorop timists celebrated Christmas and the New Year at a special luncheon Mon day at the Lafayette. 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The superintendent of the Homs for the Aged and Infirm reports that the Boroptlmlsts’ gift of radio equip ment for the home has been Installed and every on® spent a Joyful "radio Christmas.” Soroptlmlsts will be guests of the Zonta Club at tea next Tuesday afternoon from 5 to 7 o'clock. The Zonta Club held an Informal party Tuesday evening at the Grace Dodge Hotel, meeting at 7 o’clock for an old-fashioned Southern country supper, which was followed by origi nal stunts by each member and short addresses by the guests. Miss Helen Wright of the Library of Congress, who was the guest of honor, gave a talk on AmerliMin humorists and read several personal letters from hxfmor ists she had known. Miss Ruth Saw yer of the Zonta Club of Ithaca. N. Y., and Dr. Ruth Wheeler of lowa City, lowa, also spoke. Miss Mary A. Lindsley, president of the organiza tion, acted as hostess. The Sigma Epsilon Sorority gave a Christmas dance at the Lee House Tuesday evening. The four chapters. Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta united, and a large attendance, com bined with refreshments and souve nirs, made the affair an attractive one. The dance committee was composed of Miss Virginia Frye, chairman; Miss Mildred Lockwood, Miss Elizabeth McDonnell and Miss Evelyn Small wood. The Sixteenth Street Heights Club entertained their husbands and fam ilies at a Christmas party Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Stuhler, 3224 McKinley street, Chevy Chase. The house was dec orated with greens and a large Christmas tree. After games and music, Santa Claus arrived with a bag of toys and a copy of Dickens’ "Christmas Carol" from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus for every member of the club- The next meeting will be held January 13 with Mrs. H. K. Hobart, 7204 Chestnut street, Takoma Park. D. C. The Capitol Hill History flub.— Mrs. Clayton Willard and Mrs. Jo seph Bryant were hostesses to the club December 31 at the home of Mrs. Willard, 4211 Seventh street. After the social hour, during which luncheon was served, the business session opened, with Mrs. Charles Jones, the president, in the chair. The director to the federation. Mrs. Clayton Willard, gave a good report. The topic for the day was "Books" and Mrs. E. W. Wallace gave a book review. Harry C. Oberholser gave a talk on "Private Libraries” The next meeting will bes with Mrs. E. W. Wallace, at the Argonne Apart ment, January 14. The Leglou of Loyal Women.—At the New Year reception of the legion the department commander and his officers and men of the Grand Army of the Republic were guests, as were also the commanders of the Spanish War Veterans, the Foreign Wars, the World War and the American Legion and their kindred ladles' organiza tions, and O. H. Garfield and Mr. Glen C. de Quesada, Cuban con sul, was also a guest and In an in teresting talk said that Cuba held for the Spanish War Veterans great esteem, with gratitude and friend ship for all the American people. The ladles receiving In line were Mrs. H. M. Roach, the outgoing president, and Mrs. A. S. Barnard, the Incoming president; the past presidents, Mrß. F. Pomeroy, Mrs. Della C. Perham, Mrs. L. W. Calver, Mra. E. K. Gillette, Mrs. OMve John son and Mrs. Mills O’Keefe, secre tary; Mrs. H. A Engle and sister and Mrs. Belle Calver. The musical program was In oharge of Mrs. Mallette Spenglar, who sang "One Fine Day” (Puccini) and "A Birthday" (Woodman). Mrs. Harry Houghton, soprano, sang "All for You,” and Miss Mildred Hoover, violinist, played a mazourka by Borowskl and "Adoration.” Two young ladies, friends of Mrs. Barnard, served refreshments. BRITONS SEE COOLIDGE. Historians Stopover En Route From Richmond. Several British historians, who at tended the recent meeting of the American Historical Association at Richmond, Va., were presented to President Coolldge yesterday by Sir Esme Howard, the British ambassador. The party included Sir Richard Lodge, University of Edinburg; Prin cipal Grant Robertson, University of Birmingham; Dr. Hubert Hall and R. W. Seaton Watson, University of London; Dr. J. H. Clapham and MaJ. H. W. V. Temperley, University of Cambridge; Miss Mary Hayden, Uni versity of Ireland, and Charles K. Webster, University of Wales. -■ ■■ s Warrant Officer Leaves Hospital. Warrant Officer Armand Putz, band leader, has been relieved from treat ment at Walter Reed General Hos pital, this city, and ordered to Fort H. G. Wright. N. Y.. for duty. [ c/AM'API fIATI'PES FINE FURNITURE AT REDUCTIONS ERE’S furniture of the sterling character you want to see in your home! Furni- JH ture of lasting worth for living room, dining room, bedroom and kitchen! Every department of this great store will be included in the spirited January selling— and values are simply beyond comparison! 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CZI_J V ANNUAL DEFENSE DAY PROPOSED BY OFFICIALS Army Would Be in Better Position if Event Was Held Every Year, House Body Is Told. % Continuation of Defense day, in which final records show more than 10,000,000 men participated in one form or another, is favored by the War Department, Brig. Gen. Dennis E. Nolan, deputy chief of staff of the Army, told the House subcommittee In hearings on the War Department appropriation bill. Gen. Nolan said Defense day ob servance In some places was very suc cessful, and that the officers had a problem to solve as to just where they would quarter the men, how much they would feed them and other details. They had to submit written solutions and while some were poor and some good, all of these would be Improved if the officers had to meet the problem every year. One of the requirements of the Secretary of War, he said, was that there should be no expense to the Government if the observance Is con tinued. STUDENTS PROTEST PLAY. Says College Performance Misrep sents Chinese. CINCINNATI, Ohio’, January 3. Protests against the alleged misrep resentation of the portrayal of Chi nese life In the University of Michi gan play, "Tickled to Death," touring principal cities country during the holidays, was voiced last night by Chinese students of the University of Cincinnati. The protest, which has the official sanction of the local International Club, composed of students not resi dents of the United States, but at tending school here, will be sent to the Chinese student body at the Michigan institution for presentation to President Burton. In China the floors of ballrooms are divided Into squares, and dancers must keep to the squares that are allotted to them. Lieut. Headley Be tired. First Lieut. Bradford N. 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