NAME Is. HOOVER
Animal Rescue League Elects
Officers at Annual
Mrs. Herbert Hoover was elected hon
orary president of the Washington Ani
mal Rescue League at the annual meet
ing of that organization at the Carlton
Hotel Tuesday. Mrs. Truman G. Pal
mer was re-elected president; Mrs. M.
R. Blumenberg, first vice president;
Mrs. Morton E. TwOgood, secretary; W.
Prank D. Herron, treasurer, and Mrs.
William F. Ham, assistant secretary.
Elwood Street, director or the Com
monlty Chest, of which the Animal
Rescue League is a member, congratu
lated the membership on the excellent
work accomplished by the league. He
explained that the chest is a democ
racy, with each organization a factor,
and declared that chest officials de
sire advice from all organizations in
connection with the next campaign.
He explained that more agencies would
probably be included in the next cam
paign, and urged members of the Ani
mal Rescue League to offer suggestions
for making it a success.
Reports were made by the president,
treasurer and secretary, showing affairs
of the organization in excellent condi
Vice presidents elected were Mrs.
Charles Boughton Wood, Mrs. Geoffrey
G. Whitney, Mrs. Walter Stilson Hutch
ins. Miss Mabel Boardman, William
Phelps Eno, Mrs. Minnie Maddern
Fiske. George Arliss, Frazier D. Head,
Mrs. P. B. Loring. Mrs. Archibald Hop
kins, Gist Blair, Mrs. Henry M. Dimock,
Mrs. Laura Shelby Converse, W. B.
Hibbs, Mrs. M. Macomb, Rear Admiral
W. H. Brownson, Raymond Gorges, Mrs.
Thomas P. Bayard, Mrs. Peter A.
Drury, Miss Agnes Geyer, John Hays
Hammond and Senator Capper.
The new board of directors consists
of Mrs. Truman G. Palmer, chairman;
Mrs. M. R. Blumenberg. Mrs. Merton E.
Twogood, W. Frank D. Herron, Mrs.
Harry C. Moses, Mrs. Ira Bennett, Miss
Nannie R. Macomb, Miss Lillian Ven
able, Mrs. Henry P. Erwin, Mrs. J.
Harry Shannon, Mrs. George Barnett,
Mrs. Frazier D. Head, Mrs. William F.
Ham, Mrs. John Hays Hammond. Mrs.
Henry L. West, Miss Alice J. Clapp,
Mrs. C. Augustus Simpson, Maj. Gen.
George Barnett, Mme. Maxim Karolik,
Mrs. F. B Freyer. Miss Winnifred West,
Mrs. Rushmore Patterson. Mrs. Arthur
Adams and Arthur C. Moses.
SUIT IN BANKRUPTCY
Heirs of Chicago Woman Base Pe
tition on Note for Florida
By the Aesoclated Press.
NEW YORK, April 25.—An involun
tary petition in bankruptcy was filed in
Federal Court here yesterday against
the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi
neers Securities Corporation of New
York by the heirs of the late Mrs. Pot
ter Palmer of Chicago.
The petition is based on a note given
February 8, 1926, in connection with the
corporation’s Venice. Fla., real estate
development. A judgment for $16,759.44
was entered in the State courts Sep
tember 13 in favor of Honore and Potter
Palmer, and receivers in equity were
appointed in Decembed. These receivers
the two appellants say. have been un
able to liquidate the judgment.
I GIVES FINAL LECTURE.
Hiss Shannon Will Address Meet
ing Tomorrow Night.
The last lecture of the subscription
course on modem art forms, sponsored
in Washington this Winter by the
American Association of University
Women, will be held tomorrow evening
at 8 o'clock at 1634 I street, instead of
at the Y. W. C. A. auditorium, accord
ing to Mrs. E. G. Nourse.
Miss Elizabeth Shannon, director of
the School of Design of the Maryland
Art Institute, will talk on “Modem
Design and Modern Interiors.”
The lecture is open to the public and
to holders of season course tickets. It
has been substituted for the previously
announced modern novel lecture.
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1 1 calf with “Zulu” brown inlay and tongue. Four JJ
vQ eyelets it Has and a Cuban Keel; to say nothing of i(?\
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I Former Stage Star
Dies by Own Hand in
| Midst of Lost Fame
I By the Associated Pres*.
NEW YORK, April 25.—While
a neighbor’s phonograph played
a *azz record, Etta Stewart Col
; 11ns, once a leading woman in
musical comedy, committed sui
cide Tuesday by Inhaling gas in
a furnished room which she had
rented under an assumed name.
On a table nearby was a pho
tograph of the actress when she
was young, beautiful and prosper
ous. Propped against the picture
was an obituary notice of the
death May 13. 1908, of her hus
band, Joseph J. Collins, a concert.
singer and actor.
They were married in Brooklyn,
the obituary stated, while Mrs.
Collins was leading woman in
“The Red Mill." In the room
also was a picture of Mrs. Collins’
daughter, said to be a vaude
ville actress, and a big pile of
newspaper clippings, some of
them yellow with age, telling of
Mrs. Collins’ success on the stage.
A CHILDEN’S MATINEE CONCERT.
At this time, when the world is find
ing each day new possibilities as to the
capacity of children for grasping de.
tails as well as essentials long before
many of their elders would believe them
ready, the art of music, along with the
other arts and sciences, is revising its
previous state of rather careless con
descension toward children. The day
of the too childish or colorless program
for children is past. It is significant
that many composers have written and
are writing music especially for chil
dren, and this music is quite as clever
if not so emotionally deep as the music
written for adult audiences. The lead
ing orchestras are giving special edu
cational programs for children and,
through toy symphonies, children them
selves are encouraged to participate.
Washington children enjoyed a par
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easy aa nature at her beat—so pain, no
griping. Try it. Only 25c.
Mild, »afe, purely vegetable—
240 Washington druggists
* I National Park
Roof of the Rockies
pOME to this unspoiled
L/ mountain playground for
aglorious vacation. Play goU
climb with Swiss Guides, ride
wandering trails, swim, fish.
Jasper Park Lodge open May
Zlet —new and increased Sc- '
commodatl one. Canadian
■V amateur golf championship
Jasper Park, August 19-24.
Through service dally via
Duluth and Winnipeg. New
luxurious observation lounge
MffinjliiUs cars. Radio equipped tralna.
lAlwHumf Stop-over en route Vancou
ver. Leave Chicago (C. 4 N. '
W. Station) dally at 5:40 P.M.
IWraaML Low Summer Fares
VWHBtoI to Jasper National Park. Mt.
■kffimlM Robson, Vancouverend Alas
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Ask about personallv escorted tourt
For complete information and tickets
colt, phono or tcrite
Chicago ft North Canadian National
Weatern Railway Railways
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Bldg. Phone Main 2533
15th and Chestnut Sts. Washington, D. C.
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THE r EVENING * jgTXE,"' WXSHINUTON’, B. ~ ~C.,~ THURSDAY, ’APKIE 23, 19»,’
tlcularly appropriate program arranged
and presented for their special benefit
at Pierce Hall yesterday afternoon. Miss
Elena de Sayn, well kuown In many
musical activities here, planned and
supervised the affair as well as partici
pating, In it. The patronesses Included
the wives of three cabinet officers, wives
of several diplomats and a group of
women prominent in various organized
efforts for educational progress In the
Nothing could have been more de
lightful for the opening number than
Saint-Saens’ “Carnival of the Animals,'
with its lions, chickens, cuckoos, lark,
swan and more of the wilder animals.
Even the fossils had a haunting, color
ful melody and the familiar swan num
ber was given particularly well by the
violoncellist. Malton Boyce and James
R. Barr were equally admirable at the
two pianos. All the members of the
Societe des Concerts Intimes who par
ticipated showed alert spirit and facile
technique In this selection.
Mme. Marta Patsu, Hungarian pianist,
who was guest artist on this program,
played Mozart's “Sonata in E Flat
Major.” Mme. Patsu was heard earlier
in the Winter in a concert at which
she won special recognition for her
understanding interpretations of works
by her modernistic countryman, Bela
Bartok. Her Mozart yesterday was not
so colorful as her playing of the more
modern works. The crisp delicacy and
lilting melodies Inherent In Mozart’s
works did not stand out yesterday.
There are few performers who can
master both the old and new com
posers, so totally different structurally
The small orchestra, with Mr. Boyce
at the piano, played a group of clever
tone pictures for children, written by
Rebikow and arranged by Maud Sewall.
This series not so subtle or
melodious as the Saint-Saens carnival.
The lento and finale from Dvorak’s
“American String Quartet” was the last
number on the program, although two
| 50,000 Square Yards of
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1 C (3h K great grouping of Broadloom Carpets, ||j
I found on our second floor, includes many weaves and a I
|| wide range of widths in solid colors . A list of our ex - 11
tensive stock of wide seamless carpetings is shown below.
| * These are not merely representations of manuf act- I
I urers 9 are actual merchandise
1 which we have in our own warehouses and I
I ' which can be deliveredpromptly .
12,000 sq. yds. Fcrndown (10 colors) in 9', 10'-6",
12' and 15' widths, per sq. yd. ..... .
8.500 sq. yds. Claridgc Carpet (21 colors) in 9' and "7.50
12 / widths, per sq. yd ; • • '
I 5,000 sq. yds. Riviera (14 colors) in 9', 10 , -6 // , 12', 13'* 0.00
6", 15' and 18' widths, per sq. yd 0
2,000 sq. yds. Kerrmere (12 colors) in 9', 10'-6", 12', *1 A.OO
l¥-6" and 15' widths, per sq. yd |
2.500 sq. yds. Saxony Plain (12 colors) in 9' and 12' 11.50
widths, per sq. yd • ■ L * L
11,000 sq. yds. Lascony Carpets (25 colors) in 9',
10'-6", 12', 13'-6", 15' and 18' widths, per sq. yd. .
2,000 sq. yds. Saxony Tufted (8 colors) in 9' and 12' 1 2.50
widths, per sq. yd. .
If They may either be used to cover the floors /row IT*
II wall to wall or be snade into plain seamless rugs. Jj
il'mniiii 11 "
! Special offering
‘ . *
7,000 square yards of a well-known seamless, heavy
pile carpet in 9', 12' and 15' widths. Regularly priced
at $7.00 per square yard is
; Ar .50/" sq.
£\pw "j ■— yard
MADE IN 16 DIFFERENT COLORS
A xa' seamless, completely bound rug of this carpet costs sjo.oo
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»Tke House with the Green Shutters ”
709-711-713 TWELFTH STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, D. C
Store open from 9a.m. to 5:30 p. m. Sloane Endorsed Merchandise Carries
Daily Including Saturday *n Assurance of Satisfaction
Charge Accounts Conveniently Arranged
short numbers were Interpolated—a
“Berceuse” by Gllere and another num
ber. The de Sayn String Quartet
played all these selections adequately
when one considered that the members
of the quartet have been playing to
gether so short a time, and Miss de
Sayn has such a pronounced individual
style and tone in her playing of the
Others in the small orchestra Includ
ed John Stone, who gets a rich, mel
low tone from his contrabass; Francis
Shull, flutist; Richard Matton, clarinet
ist; William Loving, harmonica player,
and Louis Goucher, xylophonist. H. F.
WARDMAN PARK HOTEL
Friday Evening, April 26th
10 to l a. M.
W Another All Famoni M. C. A. Orekotra. A
• LLOYD HUNTLEY *
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& ISLE O’ BLUES ORCHESTRA *
Special Entertainment. Convert, SI.OO
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GEORGE C. DAVIS DIES.
MONTCLAIR, N. J„ April 25 OP).—
George Collins Davis, author of a num
ber of popular musical scores and a
well known lawyer, died yesterday fol
lowing an operation. An authority on
tariff law, he aided the Senate finance
committee during the framing of the
Fordney-McCumber act. He was born
Under the name of Collins Davis he
wrote the musical score for “Brordway
Honeymoon” and “Yama, Yama Man,”
W. %.3ttosfc* 6? Sons
SINCE YEARS OF PUBLIC CONFIDENCE
Main 3770 P Street at Eleventh 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
»An Important Sale of
Prices are so lowered in this event that it will
pay you well even to anticipate requirements and
$5 to $7.50 Occasional Oriental
Handbags Rugs Sale Priced
$ 4 45 sio $39
A special offering of
leather and silk bags in all Many runners included. ]
popular colors with back *
or top strap, silk lined and (b A (b rr
fitted with change purse \»A
and mirror. In goat, calf,
morocco and fancy grains. and semi-anliguei
Handball, First Floor. included.
Week-End Gorevan Rugs
Candy Special Approximately 9x12 *.. , -
2«h -4 These are noted for their splendid S 5 I r“\
lbs. I wearing qualities. **"
JL Oriental Rat Balon. Fourth Floor.
Regular $1.50 box choc
olates and bonbons at $1
Friday and Saturday. rj"» O 1 f .1
Candy, Flr.t Floor. / Q fitCQtldYCl tflC
Pongee Costume Family’s Health
Slips of natural - color n 't I
pongee with hemstitched =. | I b
top, self straps and
shadowproof hems. 9
Bilk Underwear, Second Floor. i_ J
$2*65 All Our Refrigerators
R.,.t.n, t3.tn. tr Are Cork Insulated
A special selling of
.rTa.fst'dtiir'To.n Cork 1. by far ,h. bes, insulation, safeguards,
of Arc necklaces in gold the family’s health in the most efficient way, keep*
and turquoise; fancy jug food crisp and appetizing and using less ice.
pendants in gold and Chi
nese carved jade effects; THE REFRIGERATOR ILLUSTRATED,'
link necklaces in carved jog pounds ice capacity, is cork lined throughout,
and moderne designs; un- has ghelveSf em , me i i nte rior and golden oak
usual wide bracelets and c„:_u d.A' 7
snake effects. These are $47.50
samples; all are heavily A REFRIGERATOR of practically the same
gold plated. design, 75 pounds ice capacity, cork lined, with
Jewelry, First Floor golden oak finish, is $39*75
APARTMENT REFRIGERATORS, top icing,
of 50 pounds ice capacity, with cork lining and
K\ enamel interior $16.75
flßK'yytsL il\ ICE CHESTS finished in golden oak are her,
fl man y different sizes—
I f 4bLJ $12.75 $19.75 $24.75
uH V Refricentori—Third Floor
Whether for morning,
afternoon or evening wear, itlvvrl. i’mlMli
regardless of the occasion,
there is an Allen-A stock-
Just as one wears an ap
propriate sport frock for Cf\ 1 •
sport wear or an attractive T IgQ V^UftclltlS
printed chiffon for after- IVUiiIVU
noon, so one’s hosiery -
must be in acc/rd. ( Jp p p a . f
For morning or sport
IS a .n A* SSts’Tthe TWO to si* pair, of a kind, in ecru or ivory
fheeri eJv 1c e weight. voile, with contrasting color bands on valance and
Made of pure Japan silk t,e backs *
to garter hem and semi- HALF SASH CURTAINS, made of fine mar
fashioned. Sizes B*4. to quisette, finished ready to hang. - SO#*
10 in all the smart Spring 1 • Jy%o
shades. Ask for style PORCH AND CANOE CUSHIONS, cretonne
No. 3665. covered in a large variety of colors 5^
Y a, t> n9ton ’ Al i en i A BAR HARBOR CHAIR CUSHIONS, ere
Floor. Druperr Sietion. Third Floor
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