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“EGYPTIAN” GAYETY REIGNS OVER BALL Annual Arts Club Fancy Dress Affair Draws 2,000 Merrymakers. The streets of Cairo, with a decided American flavor, cast a lurid light across Capital social life at the Willard Hotel last night when the Arts Club of Wash ington gave its annual costume ball. With nearly 2,000 persons in the gayest of costumes, gayest of spirits and in a setting suited to the humor of the com oany, the ball will do down as being the most complete fancy dress affair seen here in years. The Minister of Egypt and Mme. Sarny sat enthroned in the box of honor, which occupied the center of the side wall, and were delighted and amused at the American viewpoint of Egyptian art, though some of the really artistic features were secured through the courtesy of the Minister. Also lending distinction to the ball were the Minister of Persia, Mirza Davoud Phan Neftah, and the Minister of Panama and Senora de Alfaro, as well as representatives from the Turkish embassy and other embassies and legations. There was a revel in the streets of Cairo of diplomats, Senators and Rep resentatives in Congress and other of ficials and many society folk. But, of course, the artists of Washington and members of the Arts Club lent the chief charm, furnishing the real atmosphere for the party. Egyptian Setting for the Ball. The ballroom setting gave a rosy glow to an Egyptian street, the boxes and lighting carrying out the idea, while the Caliph. Dr. Frederick V. Coville, in gorgeous raiment formed the center of attraction in the Egyptian Temple at the far end of the ballroom, the pillared edifice with its lofty entrance showing divans, hangings, low tables filled with brass and copper receptacles for use and ornament and over all a W'eird blue and rose color light. Guests were greeted on the ballroom floor with a bit of desert life, presided over by L. M. Leisenring. with a snake charmer, a dancer, a camel which later did overtime on the ballroom floor, and many interesting features within the tent that added to the comfort of guests. Programs were dispensed with and guests were kept wondering as to the features to occupy the main street. Perhaps aside from genuinely artistic value, the American group doing a tour of Cairo, furnished the most laughs. Seeing ourselves as others see us—in Egypt—was the snappy feature pre sented by the faculty and students of the Abbot School, and with field glasses, luggage of every kind, costumed for either mountain climbing or attend ing grand opera, the entire skit was one of the best presented. The grand caliph arrived at 11 o'clock—Dr. Coville, president of the Arts Club, heralded by trumpeters in Egyptian costumes of black and white, and blowing their long silver trumpets, made way for him down the ballroom, six royal runners preceding him. The dignitaries of the court in grand attire were in procession, as were street fol lowers of every kind. The lone camel made his debut and carried precious freight, not only for the opening scene, but for the greater part of the evening, many whimsical guests enjoying the fun. The lusty “O wa, O wa.” furnished agreeable noise and atmosphere. Costumes Judged. The judges awarded the first prize, that for the most beautiful costumes, to John A. Detweller, who was dressed as Ramesis, in a gayly decorated panel like gown and a gold headdress like a halo about his head and outlined his figure to below the knees. His com panion was Miss Mary Scaife. who wore an authentic Egyptian costume of much beauty. The second prize was given to Senora de Prieto, wife of the military attache of the Cuban embassy, as hav ing the most interesting costume. It was of gold cloth, made with trousers, full at the hips and tight about the ankles, a tight-fitting, coatlike, sleeve less bodice which had a peplum cut circular and wired to stand out from the body. The whole was embroidered in gayly colored stones which formed wide bands, and her headdress was in keeping with the Egypt of that period. She carried a doll, a complete repro duction of her own costume. The third prize was awarded to Miss Margaret Russell Roller as being the most amusing. She appeared as a “tele phone" doll, her bouffant skirt of flesh color satin edged with lace and having panniers of pale blue satin, also edged with lace. Her bodice was tight fitting and had a vest of lace through which Min Roller looked and breathed and spoke. The snow-white neck, shoulders and the dainty head topped with a powdered wig perched where Miss Rol ler's hat should have been. Her com panion was F. C. Crass, who walked be tween the pages of a giant telephone directly and constantly rang the tele phone bell. Among the unusual costumes were those of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Thiss, he dressed in white, with a South African hat, and she appearing as a mummy. She was bound in natural color burlap, her face bound in white, and her case was of the burlap and labeled on the back “Prof. G. A. Reisers Harvard Exposition." Last Winter Mrs. Thiss won a prize by her costume of “A Bride and Bridegroom.” Mr. Thiss was the minister last year. Senora de Alafaro, wife of the Min ister of Panama, wore a charming cos tume of white made in flounces and over hoops. Each flounce had a narrow band of embroidery in black and was edged with a narrow ruffle of white. The tight-fitting bodice had dropped shoulders and tiny little short sleeves, with several narrow ruffles, each edged with threads of black. On her head she had two narrow bands, which held large clusters of forget-me-nots over each ear. Capt. Frank McCarthy, U. S. A., ap- i peared as an Egyptian beggar, with j greenish-black burlap hung from one j shoulder, a large bulky bundle in burlap . hung from the other shoulder and an old, generous-brimmed soft hat was pulled down over one eye and ear, and his skin was a dark and swarthy red. He carried a tambourine in which to drop the coin extracted by his begging. “Old Crow" was there in a brown jug and his name painted on a white label across one side. The neck and stopper of the jug covered the head of Robert Fleming, Box Parties Added Luster. Dr. and Mrs. Coville entertained in their box Secretary of Agriculture and Mrs. Jardine. Mrs. Anne Archbold. Mr. j and Mrs. Francis Walker and others. Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Staley had in ! their box Representative and Mrs. Fred S. Purnell of Indiana, Representative and Mrs. David H. Kincheloe of Ken tucky, Representative and Mrs. Carl R. Chindblom of Illinois and Represent ative and Mrs. James O’Connor of Louisiana. Col. Wade H. Cooper had with him In his box the Minister of Panama and Mme. Alfaro, Col. and Mrs. Charles B. Drake, Mrs. Joseph E. Washington and Mrs. Robert W. Imbrie, widow- of the late American consul general to Persia: the first secretary of the Turkish embassy and Mme. Kadry Riza Bey. Mr. and Mrs. Leisenring, who shared a box with Mr. and Mrs. Fulton Lewis, had as their guests Brig. Gen. William E. Horton, Miss Lydia Berry of Balti more County and Miss Georgianna Crowther. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Lewis had with them Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lewis of Baltimore, Miss Mary Bourkp, Elwood Nicholas, Miss Ina May Lewis of New York City, Cy Porter Dickson of Den ver, Miss Elizabeth Cochran and Ernest Javanaugh of Wilmington. N C. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clay Carpenter had in their box Mr. and Mrs. Elisha ] | Let, w r ho came down from Philadelphia | with Mr. and Mrs. A. Pierce Gregg of Ventnor. N. J.: Mr. and Mrs. John Bell Huhn of Philadelphia. Mr. Law rence B. Campbell. Mrs. Clarence M, Bush. Mrs. H. F. Ward, Mrs. Carrier and Miss Carpenter. Among others at the ball were the Minister of Egypt and Mme. Sarny, the Minister of Persia. Mirza Davoud Khan Meftah; the Minister of Panama and i Senora de Alfaro, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. ! Kauffmann, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. Kauffmann. Mr. and Mrs. George E. Hamilton, jr.. Mr. and Mrs. Jean Labat. Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Drury. Clifford K. Berryman, Miss Florence Berryman, Miss Alice Harriman, Mr. and Mrs. John Walker Holcombe, Dr. Fenton Bradford, Capt. and Mrs. E. J. Dorn, District Commissioner and Mrs. Proc tor L. Dougherty, Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Droop. Mr. and Mrs. Felian Garzia, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Graves, the Misses Howe. Mr. and Mrs. Gideon A. Lyon, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Carpenter, Mrs. Charles Binns Tebbs, Frank Myers, Mrs. William Wheatley. Miss Janet Richards, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bleyden. Mrs. Walter A. Bloedorn, little Miss Bloedorn, the Misses Colhoun, Miss Elizabeth MiUiken, William Holmes, Prentice Taylor, Miss Helen Belt, Bever ley Humphreys Harris. Mrs Mildred Kolb Schulze. Miss Margo Breithaut, Miss Frances Benjamin Johnston, Miss Marietta Salvant, H. Lcßoy Lewis, Rob ert Denton Pearson. Alfred Pierson, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Elliott, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Miller, Mrs. Stephenson Scott. Mr. and Mrs. A. Charles. Miss Schur man, Miss Gladys Wood, Miss Ruth Richardson Kincheloe, Frank Mitchell and A. Mann. MUSIC MUSICAL ART INSTITUTE. A musical divertissement, with selec tions including full symphonic orches trations and piano, violin and vocal solos, was offered last evening by the students and orchestra of the Insti tute of Musical Art. at the Vermont Avenue Christian Church. Most of the soloists, as well as many of the mem bers of the orchestra group, were quite youthful artists, showing fresh spirit and vitality, combined with whatever technical excellence each possessed in his own right. Beethoven's “Prometheus" overture, bv the orchestra, under the baton of Dr. C. E. Christiani, opened the eve ning’s program. Strangly, though it was the opening number —and thus pardonable for any flaws it might show —this overture struck the reviewer as the mo3t capably handled orchestration of the evening, with better balance of tone throughout than in either of the j two later numbers. Another Beethoven selection —the “Sonata Pathetique”—was played with vigor, and a deft touch by Frances Griffin Villaret, pianist. She was fol lowed by Flora Marguerite Clayton in two violin numbers, the last of which was Gardener’s attractive “Front the Canebrake.” Mortimer Davenport, Ringing Han del’s “Oh. Sleep, Why Dost Thou Leave Me,” and two popular Schumann numbers. “Ich Grolle Nich," and “Du Bist Wie Eine Blume,” displayed an ex cellent natural voice, with true tone and easy placement, but far from ro bust. It is much more important at his age that .Mr. Davenport cultivate his delivery and musicianship, as he appears to have done. There are al ready too many powerful singers in the world, and far too few careful ones. “Du Bist Wie Eine Blume,” for its romantic feeling, was well, if quietly, sung. The orchestra’s rendition of the alle gro moderato and andante con moto, from “Schubert’s Unfinished Sym phony, lacked the co-ordination which the introductory number had. It was, in passages, an absolutely lifeless thing, with a disconcerting lack of agreement among the various units, both as to tone and spirit. One of the most confident players on the evening’s list was Victor George, who went at some of Sarasate's gvpsy airs in no uqcertain. terms, albeit with agile fingering and clever bow work. He was rewarded with the greatest ap plause given any artist of the evening. Glenn B. Carow, a youth in knee trousers, had all the savoir faire he needed, in addition to his technical equipment, to give a correct and sure interpretation of a Chopin-Liszt "Polish Song.” It was marked by good finger ing and pedaling; the whole rendition bespoke practice. Ida WillLs Seaton followed with two j numbers, rendered in a placid fashion,! with occasional warm tones. The first 1 selection was marked, too, by the violin obbligato of Frieda Hauf Irwin, the or chestra’s concert master. The second number was Schubert’s “The Young Nun,” an appealin gthing when given with proper dramatic stress. The long singing tones of the “Berceuse” from Massenet’s “Jocelyn” were well brought out by Virginia Cure ton in the succeeding violin selections. The second selection was one from Wieniawski. Dr. Christiani played the accompaniment excellently. The Verdi-Liszt “Rigolctto” para- j phrase, played by Martin A. Dowd, j easily marked the piano high peak of i the evening, strongly and colorfully I given. Mr. Dowd, with Katherine Wells, played the evening’s accompaniments for the other artists. The orchestra's rendition of a suite from the “Sigurd Jorsalfar” of Grieg concluded the concert. It was marked by much more sympathy between the several units of the group than was ap parent in the Schubert work. CRASH LAID TO VICTIM. Prince Georges Jury Finds Autoist Drove Through Gates. Special Dispatch to The Star. HYATTSVILLE, Md., January 29. A coroner's jury, meeting in the Prince Georges County police courtroom here last night, returned a verdict that Ed ward Williams, 22-year-old colored man of Washington, who was killed when his automobile was struck by an ex press train on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad here late Thursday night, was j guilty of contributory negligence in j driving his machine through the gates which w'ere down at the crossing at the I tbne. Justice of the Peace Herbert J. Moffat presided over the inquest with County Policeman Claude Reese as foreman of the jury. Williams’ body was carried about 300 yards in the automobile, which was impaled on the front of the locomotive. i A companion, Gertrude Johnson, col ored, of 5220 Lane street northeast I Washington, jumped from the machine escaping injury. AUTOIST SENT TO PRISON. Man Who Killed Another With Stolen Car Gets Two Years. Special Dispatch to The Star. CUMBERLAND, Md., January 29. ■ Joseph Conroy, a young man of Eckart, j Md wlio pleaded guilty to manslaugh- i ter in having caused the death of James ! Dick on the night of December 23 last i by running him down with a car Con- I roy had stolen at Frostburg, w r as sen tenced to two years in the Maryland House of Correction yesterday by Judge Albert A. Doub. At the same time Conroy injured State Policeman M. D. Brubaker, for merly of Middletown, Pa., and Alec T Shaner. Anglers Organize. Special Dispatch to The Star. CUMBERLAND, Md.. January 29. j The Potomac Rod Club organized for the coming season at a meeting at the home of Homer Baker, with Leonard Lange as president and Peck Widdows secretary-treasurer. Besides those nam'd the membership includes Walter Key ser. Raymond Cosgrove, Harry Hall, Jack Fayman, Carl Valentine. More members will be sought, THE EVENING STAR. 'WASHINGTON. I). C„ TUESDAY. JANUARY 29. 1923. 40 DRY AGENTS LOSE POSTS IN NEW YORK Men Who Failed to Pass Tests Two Years Ago Are Ousted. Special Dispatch to The Star. NEW YORK, January 29 —Forty of the mast experienced enforcement agents on the staff of Maurice Camp bell. prohibition administrator, who failed to pass their civil service exami nations in June, 1927, will lose their jobs by Thursday. By one way or an other, Maj. Campbell has managed to postpone until now the day when these men, some of whom are reputed to be the most expert of the night club raid ers, pay the penalty for their scholastic incompetence. Further postponement being impossi ble. Maj. Campbell has tried to miti gate the pain of parting by permitting ! the men to resign before they are au- j tomatically dropped from the rolls. Maj. Campbell announced that ap pointments from the civil service regis ters already have been made to com plete his squad of 200 agents. Maj. Campbell admitted that these 40 agents failed to pass tests given al- j most two years ago, but did not explain ; how they have retained their jobs for i many months. He held out a ray of j hope for the men, whose identity he j refused to reveal, by pointing out that j they had taken the second civil service j examinations last December, and that ! if they w’ere found to have passed those tests, they w'ould become eligible for re- ! appointment. The December examina tions were said to to have been much easier than the first ones. Maj. Campbell also said that he be- j lieved the New’ York district force had ecme through the first eliminations with one of the highest percentages of passing marks in the country. How ever, it is knowm that replacements of New York City agents, who failed, have been made steadily during the last four or five months, and that the Newr York City dry force had more than 50 per cent of failures in the tests. The local force, after February, will be thoroughly civil serviced. In church history flagellants were a body of morbid fanatics of Southern and Central Europe, in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, who sought to secure the pardon of sin by walking in procession bared to the waist and scourging themselves until the blood; came. ! mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm WEDNESDAY I Two Days More I THURSDAY I I After-Inventory ■ CLEARANCE SALE 2 Days of Money-Saving Values WEDNESDAY and Thursday—and the sale is over. Come tomorrow if possible. NEVER MIND THE MONEY. This is one sale where you can buy without money. Make your selections now. Pay $1 a week. Great savings in all departments, but this sale positively closes Thursday night at 6 o’clock. f\ SPECIAL r : n Y SILVERWARE DIAMONDS O —and Diamond Jewelry yA. , h Man’s Diamond Ring yftf j pieces you need for every- (ul wiT. day use. 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Fully 1^ an red. s Week Two Days of Unusual Values Just two days more and the money-saving prices come to an end. Fine Seth Thomas Mantle Uocks, complete with candlesticks, for onlv $15.75—50c Week. Alarm Clocks for 69c. Guaranteed Lighters for 69c. On all Silver-plated Hollow Ware, \\ off the regular price. Take Y 3 °" , on Pearls. Space does not permit us to list everything. Open a new account or have the amount charged to vovlr present account. This is Inventory Time, our House-clean mg lime, and we have marked the goods regardless of cost or profit. Sale Clo»es Thursday. Pay Weekly or Monthly | Chas Schwartz c Son I Perfect Diamonds 708 7th Street N.W. PRIZE-WINNING POSTER MISS NANCY P. DAVIS And her prize-winning poster in the American Legion annual ball contest. —Star Staff Photo. PLAN LEE PROGRAM. Special Dispatch to The Star. BALLSTON, Va., January 29.—An entertainment will be given at the Thomas Nelson Page School by Miss Hazel Groton’s room on the life of Rob ert E. Lee preceding a special meeting tonight. A prize will be awarded to the I child writing the best composition on 1 the life of Lee. Seek Road Extension. Special Dispatch to The Star. WESTERNPORT, Md., January 29. A delegation of Westernport and Luke citizens will go before the Allegany * County road directors on February 6 In i their effort to secure the extension of . the McMullen boulevard to Western port. A meeting will be held at the : Westernport council chamber Tuesday 1 evening. February 5, called by Mayor i R. J. Ross, to arrange details for the trip to Cumberland. wxmmmmmmamßmmmmummKmmmmmm “CITY BEAUTIFUL” PLANS OUTLINED Fine Arts Chairman Gives Final Lecture of Series at Catholic University. The building of a Washington to be the world’s most beautiful city was ex plained in detail, with more than 100 lantern slide illustrations, by Charles Moore, chairman of the Commission of Fine Arts, addressing delegations from more than 30 colleges and houses of study, in the final lecture of the Winter course at Catholic University last night. Mr. Moore was introduced by Dr. Edward A. Pace, vice rector of the university, as the one man who for more than 30 years has taken the lead ing part in development of the Capital City, especially in bringing the modern situation into harmony with the orig inal Wasliington-L'Enfant plan. He compared Washington's harmonious embellishment with the other great capitals of the world and showed that here the ideals of the historians, archi tects, sculptors, landscape architects and city planners are being preserved as nowhere else in all the w-orld. Background Traced. 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Rock Creek and Potomac Park way, the Capitol Plaza, the new muni cipal center, the clearing away of the Botanic Gardens to make way for “Union Square” at the west front of the Capitol, are being carried forward, to culminate in a wonderful spectacle for the 200th anniversary of Washing ton’s birth in 1932. Mr. Moore showed pictures of Trinity College Chapel, which he described as one of the most chastely beautiful and exquisite structures in the world; of the new Mullen Memorial Library at Catho lic University and of the crypt and • proposed superstructure of the National i Shrine, being erected on the university | campus—all of which, he said, are I worthy to be placed among the most beautiful buildings which are giving character to the City of Washington. ‘‘MISS JUNE” ENGAGED. English Musical Comedy Actress to Wed Lord Invercylde. NEW YORK, January 29 UP).— “Miss June.” English musical comedy actress, yesterday announced her en gagement to Lord Inverclyde of Lon don. Previous reports of her engage ment had been denied by the actress, who appeared in a New York produc ; tion this Winter. The wedding will take place in Lon don in March. The actress, whose name i is June Howard-Tripp, but who uses only her first name for stage purposes, , will sail on the Aquitania on Friday. Lord Inverclyde, who has been spend ing the past few weeks in Canada and the United States, was divorced from his first wife, the former Miss Olive Sainsbury, last November. He was for merly an officer in the Scots Guards. HEALTH HEADS PLAN TO GROW ‘FLU’ GERM Efforts Will Be Made to Find Cur* for Disease, With Innoculation of Animals Probable. By the Associated Press. The Public Health Service plans to go Into the business of rearing influenza germs in an effort to find a cure for the disease. In this not only is de pendence placed on the aid of the serv ice personnel but on that of members of their families, If they contract in fluenza. In that event, Surg. Gen. Cumming has requested that the Hygienic Lab oratory be notified, and if the sufferers ! volunteer cultures will be taken from j the nose and throat of the persons ill. The germs are to be reproduced in spe cially prepared media. Inoculation later of animals with the germs is seen as a probability and of persons as a possibility. Before persons are inocu lated. however, ample safeguards are to be established. Since 1918 influenza germs have been reproduced by the Rockefeller Institute In New York, but the actual germ, or germs, which causes the disease has not been Isolated. It is thought they are small enough to pass through filters and that they are rodlike in shape. Mail Carrier Hurt. Special Dispatch to The Star. LYNCHBURG. Va.. January 29 Thomas L. Wyatt, carrier on rural route 3, Lynchburg, suffered the frac ture of two ribs yesterday morning when his automobile, in which he was delivering mail, turned over on the Salem turnpike, several miles from the city. The mail delivery was delayed only one hour. The Department of the Interior was created in 1849 to take charge of In dian affairs, the public lands, the Pen sion Office and the Patent Office.