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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The short story group will meet
tomorrow evening under the leader
ship of its chairman. Dr. Mary Meek
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Soroptlmlsts and friends of sorop
timists celebrated Christmas and the
New Year at a special luncheon Mon
day at the Lafayette. Mrs. Marie
Lawyer and Miss Charlotte Everett
played Santa Claus, while Miss Mar
garet Gillespie and Miss Helen Barn
hart gave atmosphere to the party by
acting the part of "reindeer.” All
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present were required to do a snake
dance around the tree to the tuns of
"Jingle Bells" before any gifts were
delivered. Mrs. Sadie Newell, dlreotor
of the Graoe Dodge Orchestra, fur
nished Christmas music and Miss
Agnes Winn of the National Educa
tional Association led In the singing
of club songs. Miss Foster of "Ask
Mr. Foster" fame, brought greetings
last week from the Los Angeles,
Calif., club, of which she is a mem
ber. 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
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
The next meeting will be held
January 13 with Mrs. H. K. Hobart,
7204 Chestnut street, Takoma Park.
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
BRITONS SEE COOLIDGE.
Historians Stopover En Route From
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.
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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.
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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
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
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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
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
Lieut. Headley Be tired.
First Lieut. Bradford N. Headley,
Quartermaster Corps, has been placed
on the retired list of the Army on ac
count of disability Incident to the
For Sick, Feverish,
\ Bilious Children
When Child is Constipated
Give “California Fig Syrup”
Children love the pleasant taste
of “California Fig Syrup” and
gladly take it even when bilious,
feverish, sick, or constipated. No
other laxative regulates the tender
little bowels so nicely. It sweetens
the stomach and starts the liver
and bowels without cramping or
overacting. Contains no narcotics
Assigned to Field Artillery.
Col. Alfred A. Starbird, Field Ar
tillery, at Fort Hoyle, Md., haa been
assigned to duty with the Field Ar
tillery of the Ist Division, Ist Corps
Area, at Boston.
or soothing drugs.
Tell your druggist you want only
the genuine “California Fig Swup”
which has directions for babies and
children of all ages printed on bot
tle. Mother! You must say “Cali
fornia” or you may get an. imitation
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