NEWS OF THE CLUBS
(Continued from Page Twenty.)
the mooting when business Is the
j order of the day, but the chairman of
calendar has promised an Interesting
On January 25, "Committee day,”
Mrs. J. Frederick Imirie, chairman of
. the American home, will provide an
Interesting program. Miss Margaret
Comegys Is to talk on "Interior Decor
ation.” and Miss Alma Bostick of the
Crltcher School of Art will havd an
* exhibit of portraits and flower paint
ings on display.
The December meeting was held at
the home of Mrs. E. H. Hartnett, in
Battery Park. The spirit of the holi
days pervaded the meeting even to
the refreshments and decorations. The
principal speaker was J. V'. Morgan,
0 who spoke on the early history of
Maryland and Its founder. Mrs. Lewis
Call, chairman of library extension
for the County Federation, told of the
need of county libraries and explained
what her department hopes to accom
plish in the way of library extension.
Through a "Bookmobile,” Mrs. Call
) said, the library is to be taken to
every rural home in the county so
that it may become actually a contact
- and really serve the needs of the
county. A "Bookmobile” is already in
operation in Hagerstown, serving the
surrounding territory, and its success
has long since proved its worth,
* Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase,
Maryland.—The social section enter
tained the members of the club and
their husbands at a tea at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. George F. Mikkelson
yesterday from 5 to 7 p.m. Mrs.
j Newman Little, leader of the section,
was assisted In receiving by Mrs. A.
McC. Ashley, president of the club,
and by the past presidents, Mrs. O. C.
Merrill, Mrs. Thomas E. Robertson,
Mrs. Eugene Stevens and Mrs. George
Mikkelson. Members of the section
and their husbands remained for
1 dancing in the evening.
The French section will meet at the
home of Mrs. Chester Morrill Januarv
5 at 2 p.m. Miss Ewen will give ex
tracts from Heriot’s “Impressions of
America.” There will be singing of
French songs by the intermediate
class. Mrs. Morton G. Lloyd, Mrs.
Roy M. Palmer and Mrs. Morrill will
also take part in the program.
t The social will meet informally for
cards at Mrs. William T. Pollard's on
Wednesday at 2 p.m. Club members
The civic’s section meeting will con
vene at 10:30 a.m. Friday. There will
be the customary program of work
and reports, and an hour in charge of
the international relations committee,
1 when Mrs. S. von Ammon and Mrs.
Orville S. Peters will give short talks
on China and the Philippines. This
month the class in parliamentary law
will be omitted.
The Montgomery County Federation
,of Women's Clubs will hold its next
executive board meeting Friday at the
Battery Park Community House, Bat
* tery Park, at 10 a.m. Many subjects
of vital interest to the clubs are to be
discussed, among them the administra
tion of the county loan scholarship
fund, and because of the Importance
of this meeting the club presidents
are invited also to be present. This
meeting will thus form a council of
presidents as well as an executive
' board meeting.
The members of the Woman’s Club
of Bethesda will be hostesses, and
luncheon will be served by them at
Prince Georges County Federation
of Women’s Clubs. —ln a letter ad
i dressed to the county chairman on
press and publicity, Mrs. R. S. Allen,
announcement is made of the fact
that the State bulletin is almost a
reality, that the first edition is ex
pected to arrive "hot from the press”
late In January. On the editorial staff
of this bulletin will be three Baltimore
editors, besides the six from the dis
tricts. A conference of the personnel
of this new enterprise will be held
early in January to settle the name
and policy and the myriad problems
attendant upon such an undertaking.
The Year Book has been distributed
to all clubs in the county.
Woman’s Community Club of Belts
ville . —This club held its December
. meeting at the home of Mrs. H. T.
Converse. After a short business ses
sion, the members indulged in a real
Christmas party, with a Christmas
tree and exchange of gifts.
Woman’s Community Club of Ber
wyn.—A bake sale to further replenish
the treasury was held before Christ
mas and proved to be a success under
4 the able management of Mrs. Maxwell,
assisted by Miss Taylor. Another bake
sale Is planned in the near future. It
might be stated here that the club has
been active in securing sufficient funds
to provide new chairs for the local
school. On-Monday at 2 p.m. the club
will hold its monthly meeting at the
home of Mrs. A. B. Gahan, at which
time Mrs. Lee, county chairman on
, fair work, will be present to address
the members. ,
Chillum District Study Club. —The
monthly meeting of this club will be
held at the home of Mrs. Perry Bos
well Tuesday evening at 8 o’clock. At
its December meeting a Christmas
party was enjoyed.
Woman’s Club of Cottage City.—
This club held its Christmas meeting
at the home of the president, Mrs. A.
C. Proctor, with a great number of
members in attendance. The Christ
mas tree with gifts for all present was
a feature. A reading of a Christmas
story by Mrs. Claude Forshee, a solo
by Mrs. W. L. Preston and a duet by
members followed. It was planned to
distribute Christmas baskets in the
name of the club.
Progress Club of College Park.—The
January meeting will be held at the
home of Mrs. C. O. Appleman, Janu
ary 12, at 2 p.m., at which time the
members are invited to meet the
county president, Mrs. J. Enos Ray. A
definite selection of club colors and
■ motto will be made at this time.
»' Sot-optimist Club— Belle Kearny,
former State Senator of Mississippi,
entertained members of the club at
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its weekly luncheon Wednesday with
a description of her meeting with
Count Leo Tolstoi, whom she traveled
half round the world to meet. Plans
were made for a testimonial luncheon
to the former president, Nina Van
Winkle. Many prominent guests ore
expected, among them Representative
Rathbone, Maj. Hesse, and representa
tives from the Chamber of Commerce,
Board of Trade and citizens’ associa
tions. The luncheon will take place
at the Hotel La Fayette Wednesday at
1 p.m. ,
The Zonta Club held its monthly
closed meeting at the Raleigh Wed
nesday. having as its only guest Miss
Mae Peabody of Englewood, N. J.
Miss Peabody was for several years
editor of the Zontian.
The secretary, Mrs. Nan R. Street,
read the minutes of the last closed
meeting and the club practiced several
new club songs.
The president. Miss Jane Bartlett,
appointed Judge Kathryn Sellers and
Dr. Mildred W. Dickerson to represent
the club at the meeting of the advis
ory council of the Washington Council
of Social Agencies held Wednesday at
the Burlington Hotel.
Miss Jessie I>a Salle, chairman of
the permanent work committee, told
the club of the work of her committee.
Through this committee, consisting of
Miss La Salle, Miss Gertrude Bowling
and Miss Esther Gude, the club is pre
pared to render financial assistance
by means of a loan to some wojnan
who by reason of such assistance will
he removed from a clerical or routine
position into one of advancement in a
business or profession. The Zonta
Club wishes to assist individual women
to positions of leadership.
It was Voted to have a valentine
party at the Grace Dodge Garden
The club will have as its guest of
honor next Wednesday noon Mrs.
Minnie Fisher Cunningham, who Is
the secretary of the National Demo
cratic Women's Club.
Florence Crittenden Baby Lovers’
Circle, No. I—Mrs. A. B. McManus,
president, entertained the circle at
luncheon December 20 at her apart
ment, in the Columbia. Each guest
was presented with a funny little gift,
accompanied by a jingle, which pro
voked much mirth and laughter. Mrs.
Harry C. Simpson, vice president, pre
sented Mrs. McManus with a sofa
cushion, the gift of the circle. Miss
Jane Cole, superintendent of the
home, thanked the circle for its Christ
mas gift of nightgowns, slippers and
baby clothes to the girls.
A short business meeting followed,
at which the bazaar committee re
ported that the proceeds of this circle
would be |IOO.
Mrs. Kreglow reported the activities
of the board.
Miss Jane Cole, Mrs. A. E. Abbott
and Mrs. J. Sheehy were guests.
The January meeting will be
changed to the fourth Tuesday instead
of the fourth Thursday, namely, Jan
uary 25, and will be at the home of
Mrs. D. Nunnally, 1129 New Hamp
shire avenue northwest.
Columbia Floral Circle will meet to
morrow at the home of Mrs. Nannie
D. Hughes, 3227 Hiatt place.
SPANISH WAR VETERANS
Col. John Jacob Astor Camp met In
Stanley Hall, United States Soldiers'
Home, last Monday and elected to
membership Frank Reh, Henry L.
Raymond and Thomas Hamilton. The
camp presented a gold button each to
Adjt. B. F. Motley and Quartermas
ter John Schaefer in appreciation for
the services rendered to the camp
during the past year. The camp
voted to Join with the other camps of
this department in the public instal
lation ceremonies to be held at
Pythian Temple on the night of Jan
uary 7, at which time the elective
and appointive officers of the various
camps will be installed.
Gen. Nelson A. Miles Camp at its
last semi-monthly meeting increased
its membership by one in the trans
fer of Clarence J. Bleil of Ensign
Bagley Camp of Pasadena, Calif. The
following officers were elected:
Commander, Lorin C. Nelson; Junior
vice commander, George V. McAlear;
Junior vice commander, Alexander T.
Jenkins; officer of the day, Charles
L. Davison; officer of the guard, Rob
ert E. Cullen; trustee, Past Depart
ment Commander Clarence A. Bel
knap. Commander-elect Lorin C. Nel
son has recently been appointed by
Commander-in-Chief Rice W. Means to
be national aide de camp. The camp
voted to present to its retiring com
mander, Print E. Shomette, a past
commander’s Jewel, and presentation
will be made at a future meeting. The
death of Bentley H. Feaster, which
occurred December 23, was reported.
The camp will Join with the other
camps of this department in the
public Installation January 7. Dep
uty Commissioner of Pensions Mor
gan, honorary member of Urell Camp,
addressed the meeting.
Department Commander Edward J.
Nolan requests that all elected and
appointed officers of the various
camps of the department report to
department installing officer, Daniel
V. Chisholm, at 7:30 p.m. January 7,
at Pythian Temple. The ceremonies
incident to the public installation are
to begin at 8 p.m. Immediately fol
lowing the installation ceremonies
there will be dancing. Refreshments
will be provided.
Col. James S. Pettit Auxiliary en
tertained its members and the mem
bers of Pettit Camp at its last meet
ing with a Christmas tree party, and
presents were given to every one. A
short musical program was provided,
after which refreshments were
served. Three applications for mem
bership were received and formal
muster of the applicants will take
place at the next meeting, January
13. President Carrie Nolan an
nounces that the next meeting will
be an open one. Members of the
camps and auxiliaries are invited.
Commander-In-Chief Rice W.
THE SUNDAY STAR, WASHINGTON. T). 0.. JANUARY 2, 1927-PART 1.
Means is visiting camps of the vari
ous departments in the South, he
having already made official visita
tions to the camps at Norfolk,
Hampton National Home and Sa
vannah, Ga. He is at present in
Florida, where he will visit the camps
in that State. His itinerary calls for
his departure from Florida January
3, and on his northward journey he
is scheduled to pay visits to camps
in Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas
and Virginia, returning to Washing
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ton on or about January 14. Upon
adjournment of the present Con
gress Commander-in-Chief Means
plans to make official visits to every
department in the United States be
fore the expiration of his term of
Gen. Henry W. Lawton Camp will
meet tomorrow at Pythian Temple,
at which time the officers will be in
stalled by the department installing
Meetings for the week are: Mon
day—Gen. Henry W. Lawton Camp.
Col. John Jacob Astor Camp, Admiral
George Dewey Naval Auxiliary; Wed
nesday—Washington Temple, No. 1.
Lineal Society; Thursday—Richard
J. Harden Camp, Col. John Jacob
Astor Auxiliary; Friday—Public in
stallation of all camps.
Col. James S. Pettit Camp mus
tered into the camp Thomas H. Hart
at its last meeting and Senior Vice
Commander Adolph Graef presided
The salaries of the adjutant and
quartermaster were increased. It
was decided to entertain the ladles of
the Pettit Auxiliary at the meeting
January 25. at which time a musical
program will be provided and re
freshments will be served. Com
mander Conklin of Urell Camp, Com
mander Shomette of Miles Camp,
Commander-elect Dawson of Lawton
Camp and the chairman of the de
partment recruiting committee, Mr.
Graves made addresses.
HELD ON EIGHT CHARGES.
Santiago Infante Dlyes Accused of
Santiago Infante Dlyes, alias San
tiago de Infantes. 28 years old. 4421
Jay street northeast, was arrested
yesterday on five charges of false pre
tenses and three charges of violation
of the bad check law, through
which he la alleged by police to have
obtained jewelry and money totallm:
more than SSOO.
Herman Kur, a Jeweler, of 417
Seventh street: M Wurtzenherger. a
jeweler, at 742 Ninth street, and
Aaron A. Prlolean, 326 G street, are
those said to have been victimized.
The arrest was made by Heariqu al -
ters Detectives Sprlngman and Tram
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