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Bach Anniversary Music Radio Tribute to Be Broadcast Friday—Federa tion Upholds Movement to Enlarge Police Force. TRIBUTE to Johann Sebastian Bach, one of the world's great est musicians, will be paid by the District of Columbia Fed eration of Women's Clubs oy presenting on its radio program from Station WRC next Friday at 1:15 p.m. Miss Anita Schade, dramatic reader, and Miss Grete Von Beyer, pianist. Miss Schade will give a short talk on the life and works of Bach, and Miss Von Beyer will play his "Prelude in Ε Major." This program will com memorate the 250th anniversary of Bach in Eisenach, Germany, March 21, 1685. At a recent meeting of the local federation it was voted to sign a petition, along with the citizens' asso ciations and other civic bodies, re questing an enlargement of the city's police force. Many members present signed an other petition, requesting a new smoke law for the District of Columbia. At the April meeting of the federa tion the literature section will present the winning literary papers selected from papers sent to Mrs. Pierce B. Ashburn, chairman, by federated clubs. All entries must reach Mrs. Ashburn by March 31. Entries for the third annual poetry contest must be received by the chair man. Mrs. W. W. Coblentz, not later than April 1. The contest is open to both men and women, and the subject is "Foundations." The Ladies' Guild of Kenilworth met at the home of Mrs. Dorothy Green. The president, Mrs. Green, presided. A bingo party and dance was held Friday at the Kenilworth Recreation Center. A play entitled "The Old Maids' Club" will be held at the Recreation Center April 12. The proceeds will be distributed in community welfare work. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Edith Warden, 1310 Kenilworth avenue northeast, March 13 at 1:30 p.m. The DahlgTrn Terrace Circle of the Florence Crittenton Home met for lunch and business at the home of Mrs. Edgar Seltzer, 237 Twelfth street northeast. Mrs. Susan Kunkle was a guest. The meeting March 21 will be held at the home of Mrs. Borgman. Park View Woman's Club.—The Executive Board met Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Warren Wagner, 3674 Park place. Mrs. George Jones was the assisting hostess at luncheon. The club will meet Tuesday even ing at the home of Mrs. Charles Bair, 1430 Hnllv st.rppf Lee Β. Jamison. District traffic manager of the United Airlines, will show a travel film illustrating a trip by airplane from San Francisco to New York City. Assisting hostesses will be Mrs. Charles Robbins, Mrs. Glen Leach, Mrs. Edward Kirby, Mrs. John McKay and Mrs. Charles Scott. The Educational Committee will meet Thursday at the home of Mrs. Maurice I. Smith. 415 Madison street. Luncheon will be served at 12:30 o'clock. Assisting hostesses are Mrs. Pierce Ashburn, Mrs. Lawrence Mur ray, Mrs. Arja Morgan, Mrs. Harry Gutridge, Mrs. Robert Jonscher and Mrs. Max Pollner. Dr. William Notz, dean of the Foreign Service School of Georgetown University, will talk on "Japan and the Far East." Junior Hadssah will sponsor a bene fit card party tomorrow at 60 M street northeast at 8 p.m. Northwest W. C. T. U. met with Mrs. W. H. Moore at the Iowa Apartment. Mrs. C. J. Crouch pre siding and Mrs. J. R. Thomas in charge of devotional. Prayer was of fered by Mrs. G. R. Swett. Mrs. C. M. Koon of the White Ribbon Quartet sang. Lieut. Rhoda Milliken of the Women's Bureau gave an address. The next meeting will be at Cal vary Baptist Church. March 29. at 8 p.m. The Political Study Club will meet j March 16 at the Washington Club at ; 2:30 p.m. Mrs. Shortall. president, announces as speakers: Miss Nina Strandberg of Finland, who will speak on "What Women of Finland Have Done," and ! Mrs. McNeese, whose subject will be "Are We Modern?" Vera Meeley Ross, contralto, will be accompanied by Miss Charlotte Klein. A social will follow in honor of the Minister of Finland and Mme. Astrom. Business Women's Council meeting In the chapel of the Covenant-First Presbyterian Church, Tuesday, 8 p.m. Miss Claudia Thomson will give an Illustrated lecture on "A Journey Through Finland and Sweden." Rev. F. Bland Tucker, pastor of St. John's Episcopal Church. Georgetown, will speak at the devotional period at 6:45. Takoma Park Women's Club.—The literature department will meet at the library tomorrow at 10 a.m. "The Romance of Labrador," by Grenfell, will be reviewed by Mrs. Alexander Wetmore. The art department will meet at the home of Mrs. Paul W. Burk, 524 Fern place, Thursday, at 1 p.m. The ! assisting hostesses will be Mesdames ' Β. M. Coon, Ethel Lamond, Alfred Hardesty, P. G. Minneman, G. G. Sward and J. F. Rice. Mrs. Freder ick L. Pratt will present a paper on "Wrought Iron." The executive board will meet at the home of Mrs. H. L. Houston, 227 Park avehue, Friday, at 1 p.m. The assisting hostesses will be Mrs. Ella Stuart, Mrs. L. V. Lampson and Mrs. Boy Y. Ferner. The French department will meet at the library tomorrow evening. Washington Council. No. 22, Ladies ef the U. C. C. of E. will meet next Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Nor velle, 1273 Oates street northeast. Luncheon at 12 o'clock. There will be a card party. Lincoln Woman's Relief Corps met at 935 G place March 4, Miss Mary G. Pinnock, president, presiding. Miss Mary A. Howarth, department presi dent, and members of her staff were guests. The corps will hold a cakewalk and bingo party at 935 G place March 30. The next regular meeting will be April 1. The Petworth Woman's Club met Monday evening in the Petworth School, with the president, Mrs. Otto Hammerlund, presiding Mrs. Edgar B. Meritt, director from the D. C. Federation, was the guest speaker. Revision of the by-laws will be voted on at the April meeting. The follow ing were welcomed into membership: ■ Mrs. Daisy Campbell. Mrs. W. W. Price , and Mrs. Anna R. Garner. A card party will be given by the > educational section the evening of March 2β at the home of Mrs. H. C. : Sigourney, 811 Taylor street. Mrs. W. ' A. Winkelhaus, past president, pre-! •*«anted Mrs. Hammerlund with flower» as a birthday gift from the club. Mrs, Edward Stitt of the Park View Woman's Club gave readings. The Visiting Nurses' unit will meet tomorrow afternoon at the Georgia avenue branch of the Instructing Vis iting Nurses' Society for work on surgical supplies. Mrs. Oscar Nelson and Mrs. R. S Hart will be hostesses to the Literature section tomorrow evening at the home of Mrs. Nelson, 4025 New Hampshire avenue. Those scheduled to take pari in the program are Mrs. F. B. Le Fever, Mrs. Edith B. Crum and Mrs. Philip Wright. A meeting of the hospitality section will be held Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. H. C. Sigourney, 811 Taylor street. At 1 o'clock Friday the home section will meet at the home of Mrs. A. E. Scott, 6125 Western avenue, who will be assisted in entertaining by Mrs. G. I L. Palmer. Mrs. W. R. King will pre I sent a paper entitled "Let Your Re frigerator Do It." The Woman's Auxiliary to the American Instittue of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers will meet at the Highlands next Tuesday at 11:30. Luncheon will follow at 12:30. The guest speaker, Harry J. Anslinger, United States commissioner of nar cotics, will talk on his experiences in the suppression of the narcotic trade and will touch on its international ramifications. Chevy Chase Branch, League of American Pen Women—Mrs. Hester Beall Prove nson, dramatic art teacher of Washington, presented some of her students at the meeting in her studio, Stoneleigh Courts, March 2. Miss Meriam Truesdell recited poems ol her own composition, and the Misses Mary Alice Harrington and Norma Cumiford gave readings Tea was served by Mrs. Provenson. The branch will elect its officers April 7, when Mrs. Emma W. Slack will be hostess. At the Soroptimist Club luncheon Wednesday, with Miss Marjorie Webs ter, president, presiding, the second ι of a series of talks on the ideals and ι aims of soroptimism was given by s Helen Barnhart. She took as her I subject, "The History of the Struc ί ture of the American Federation of Soroptimist Clubs." Miss Mattie Gibson, first vice presi j dent, gave a brief resume of her classification as superintendent of the Children's Hospital and how she ar rived at her present position. Miss Julia Gray gave two recitations in Neero dialect. Women s City Club.—At the busi ness meeting Wednesday, with Mrs. John Bennett, president, presiding, the club indorsed the movement to abate the smoke nuisance in Wash ington. A buffet supper will be served today after the National Symphony concert to members and guests The current events section on Tues day at 4:30 o'clock will "go places" "Along the Potomac with Carlisle Bargeron." At 8 p.m. a Board of Di rectors' meeting will be held at club headquarters. Judge Mary O'Toole will be in charge of a program Saturday at 6:30 pjn., when she will introduce Representa tive Caroline O'Day of New York and Representative Elmer L. Ryan of Minnesota as guests of honor at a St. Patrick's day dinner. Miss Sara P. Grogan will speak and Miss Edna Sheehy will give an account of her recent visit to Ireland. John Paul Jones will sing Irish songs, accom panied by Mrs. Helen Cyr at the piano. Mrs. Merritt O. Chance will preside. March 5 marked the beginning of the President's Council of Chairmen luncheons given in the coffee room. These meetings will be held weekly on Tuesday. At the February business meeting the following were elected to serve on the Nominating Committee: Miss Martha Lane, chairman; Miss Laura Berrien, Miss Catherine L. Vaux, Miss Margaret L. Vail, Miss Mary Gott. Miss Lula Purcell, Miss Mary A. Brewer, Mrs. Raymond H. Keller and Miss Elizabeth A. Hayden. The offices to be filled are second vice president, corresponding secretary, treasurer and seven directors. Dele gates to the District of Columbia Fed eration are also to be elected. Members admitted at the last board meeting were Miss Estelle J. Brere ton, Miss Dorothy Cherry, Mrs. T. E. Cook, Mrs. Margaret Dennison, Mrs. C. E. Gunnels, Mrs. Joseph M. Hall. Mrs. Adelaide Hibbard, Miss Ethel Hixson, Mrs. Franklin V. Killian, Miss Nina Kinsella, Miss Garnet R. Miller, Mrs. J. Carroll Noell, Mrs. R. W. Peterson, Mrs. Alice B. Prigg, Mrs. Mabel Benson Sakls, Miss Marguerite M. Shea, Mrs. Charles C. Tatum, Miss Edna B. Vincel, Mrs. William Ran dolph Walton and Mrs. Mary B. Ziegler. The Membership Commit tee will be hostesses in honor of these newly elected members at tea March 17. West End W. C. T. U.—Mrs. A. M. Cooper entertained at a benefit lunch eon at her home, 816 Twenty-first street. Following the luncheon a short business session was held. The Washington Branch, American Association of University Women, will give a tea tomorrow at 4 o'clock, fol lowed by the business meeting. Mrs. John Cummings will act as hostess. The music appreciation group will meet Tuesday at 4:45. The back ground and familiar airs of "Aida" will be studied and the discussion of current musical events. The group is under the leadership of Miss Sara Lerch and Miss Martha Brokaw. The book review group will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday in the lounge. Mrs. William H. Husband will give book reviews. Mrs. Horace Torbert will speak on Luigi Piranbello as a dra matist. The Education Committee will give a dinner at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the club house. Mary Beard, authority on the history of women, will speak on "The Economic and Social Status of Women in the Twentieth Century." Dr. Kathryn McHale, executive di rector of the A. A. U. W.; Mrs. Ed ward Coetigan, wife of Senator Costi gan, and Harriet Elliott, director of study, women's division, Democratic Committee, will be on the panel. Mrs. Richard Hogue will preside. The Education Committee will give a luncheon Saturday at 1:15, when Miss Helen Nicolay will speak on "Old Washington." Voteless District of Columbia League of Women Voters.—The Committee on Government and Education will meet at the A. A. U. W. Club House, 1634 I street, tomorrow at 2 p.m. Mrs. Mordecai Ezekiel, director of the nursery schools under the P. E. R. A. in the District of Columbia, will speak on "Nursery Schools In Wash ington." The Committee on Government and International Co-operation, which has (Continued on Face β, Column V). Speaker Ε. F. MrGRADY, Assistant Secretary of Labor, who will speak on "Economic Security Legislation" before the civics sec tion of the Twentieth Century Club, Thursday at 12:30 o'clock at a luncheon at the Y. W. C. A. WE OFFICERS ARE INSTALLED Scottish Rite Masons, in Tuesday Ceremonial, Honor Salomon. MEETINGS THIS WEEK. Blue Lodges. Monday — Dawson, Stansbury and Joppa; business. Tuesday—Federal. Acacia. Ta koma and Gompers; business. Wednesday—Harmony, Hard ing. Chevy Chase and Bright· wood: business. Thursday—New Jerusalem, Ca thedral, Whiting and Temple Noyes; business. Friday—Columbia, social; Leb anon, Ε. Α.; Milans, Ε. Α.; Jus tice, F. C. Royal Arrh. Monday—Mount Vernon and Anacostia ; business. Tuesday—Mount Horeb, Mark; Potomac and Woodridge, ousiness. Wednesday—Washington Na val: business. Thursday — Washington and Singleton: business. Friday—School of instruction. Commanderie*. Tuesday—De Molay, business. Wednesday—Washington, busi ness. Friday—Columbia, Templar. Mithras Lodge of Perfection. Scot- ; tish Rite Masons, met last Tuesday ί I when Venerable Master-elect Joseph ! Salomon and two other officers elect ! j were installed into office. Evangelist Chapter, Knights Rose Croix will meet Tuesday. Immedi ately after the close of this body, Rob ert de Bruce Council, Knights Kadosh, holds a special meeting for the con ferring of the 21st degree. Warren G Harding Lodge will con fer the E. A. degree Wednesday, with Junior Deacon John Allen Hart pre i siding in the east. Dawson Lodge will have the E. A. f degree tomorrow, when Junior War ] den Ralph C. Boyd and Senior Dea j con Herbert W. Smith will occupy the J important stations. At the last meet | ing 38 fellow employes and officials of the office of the master apeared in a body and presented him with a gold j chain and charm. Master Myer C. Rosendorf an nounces the stated communication cf Samuel Gompers Lodge, March 12, will be designated as lawyers' night. The first degree will be conferred and each and every station will be occu pied by a lawyer. Senior Grand Warden Paul Cromelin and Senior i Grand Deacon Needham C. Turnage | ; will speak. Joseph H. Milans Lodge at the meeting March 15 will confer the E. A. degree. Junior Deacon George B. Ingels will occupy the east and ; Senior Deacon Harold B. Carr will deliver the lecture. Cathedral Lodge will conduct the ! religious services at the Masonic and Eastern Star Home today at 3 o'clock. William O. Hiltabidle, chaplain, will be in charge. The fellowcraft degree will be con ferred in the New Jerusalem Lodge Thursday evening. Senior Deacon A. Ward Greenwood will occupy the east, with Junior Deacon Kenneth Harries delivering the middle chamber lecture, j After the first section of the degree the lodge will be addressed by Homer F. Curtiss on "Why Symbols Are I Necessary." ■federal Loage win nave as iu> guui speaker Tuesday evening Representa- , tive H. W. Arnold. The E. A. degree will be conferred with Junior Warder Os car E. Carlton in the east. A dinner of the Anchor Club of the Department of Commerce was held at the Continental Hotel last Wednes day, presided over by President Charles T. Burley. The principal address was delivered by Representa tive John M. Robsion of Kentucky. New members elected were Louis E. Barbrow, Alfred J. Bertram, Charles F. Blakely, Julius A. Bouslog, Louis Bulicek, Louis W. Clark. William C. Fewell, Prince G. Finlayson, George Fried, Harold B. Gardner, Millard T. Grinder, Selble D. Grove, Ralph H. Hallett, Lewis V. Judson, Albert W. Kaiser, B. Max Klivitzky, Alexander I. Krynitsky, Herman J. Lange, Vic tor L. Lowe, J. Franklin Meyer, Perry W. Michaels, Jay A. Mount, William A. Ramer, C. Marshall Saeger, Jr.; Samuel E. Wade. Leonard E. Weaver, Edward C. Wilkie, Harland E. Hall and Richard V. Bennett, jr. Monarch Richard T. Umhau an nounces a meeting of Kallipolis Grotto on March 21. The Grotto Drill Corps will hold a bingo party March 20. Monarch Umhau is arranging for a meeting in April, when it is expected to have Grand Master Robert S. Re gar as the guest of honor. Grand Master Regar was honored by his own lodge, the New Jerusalem, at the last meeting. Grand Lodge officers and others high in Masonic circles were in attendance. Past Mas ter Walter M. Bastain was toastmas ter. A tableau, "March of Time," was presented, which depicted the life of Mr. Regar. Addresses were made by Master Camillus Newcomb, Past Grand Masters Keiper, Coombs and Dunkum and Past Grand Muter of Virginia William M. Brown.' Order of the Eastern Star Matron Emma ShamlefTer of Leb anon Chapter has designated Tuesday evening as associate night, when As sociate Grand Matron Louise Kreglow and Associate Grand Patron Needham Turnage, with the 1935 associate ma trons and associate patrons, will be present to honor Julia Haslett, asso ciate matron, and Harry Hayden, as sociate patron of Lebanon Chapter. Refreshments and dancing will follow the meeting. The Lebanon Players met Tuesday night at the home of Past Grand Patron Paul and Past Matron Ruth CromeUn, 3806 Gramercy street, and elected the following officers: Presi dent, Ella Mable Ford; vice president, Gil Thompson, and secretary, Selma Ruppert. Games were played and refreshments served. The Star Point Society held its an nual banquet Thursday. The matron was welcomed by President Eleanor Smithson. The Endowment and Temple Com mittees will hold a card and bingo party on March 23 at 614 H street northwest. The last meeting of Washington Centennial Chapter was followed by a fashion show. The matron. Mrs. Helen Jost Brin ley, announced associate matrons and patrons' night March 15. The asso ciate grand matron, the associate grand patron and the associate ma trons and patrons of the Jurisdiction will be guests of honor. A program has been arranged. The Endowment Committee will meet at the home of Mrs. Ruth Dief fenback, 5615 Nebraska avenue, to morrow at 8 p.m. The Temple Committee will meet at the home of Mrs. Ida Kravitz, 231 Eleventh street southeast, March 14, at 8 p.m. An . executive meeting of the 1930 association was held at the home of George B. Warren, with the presi dent, Evelyn F. Stoner, presiding. The first regular meeting will be held at the Hayloft, 1326 Massachusetts ave nue, next Thursday evening. A chicken dinner will be given by the Ways and Means Committee of Joppa Lodge Chapter. In Joppa Lodge Hall, 4209 Ninth street, March 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. The meeting March 20 will be associate matrons and patrons' night. Dancing will follow. Matron Byrdle H. Sù-k of Miriam ! Chapter announces the meeting to morrow night will be associate ma trons and associate patrons' night. The honor guests will be Associate Grand Matron Louise E. Kreglow and Associate Grand Patron Needham C. Turnage, accompanied by the asso ciate matrons and associate patrons of the jurisdiction. There will be en tertainment, refreshments and danc ing. The Association of Past Matrons and Past Patrons held its annual ; banquet March 2 at the Continental ! Hotel. The following officers were elected: President. Past Matron Eileen H. Dalstrom; vice president, Past Patron Otto E. Fearn. and secretary and treasurer, Past Matron Anna G. Hutterly. The Auxiliary Home Bo^rd Com mittee will meet at the home of Mrs. [ Irma M. Smith, 660 Maryland avenue | northeast. March 14 at 8 p.m. A dinner will be served by this com- ' mittee March 20 at the Fifth Baptist Church, 609 Ε street southwest. There will be a meeting of the : chairman, vice chairman and other j members of the Card Party Commit tee, sponsored by the General Home ; Board. March 16, at the temple, at j 7:30 p.m. The card party will be j held October 3 at the Willard Hotel. Matron Evelyn E. Shank announces 1 Columbia Chapter will observe its ; twenty-fourth birthday anniversary j tomorrow. The grand matron, grand I patron and the 1935 Association of Matrons and Patrons will be special ! guests. The Auxiliary Home Board will meet Tuesday, the hostesses being Mrs. Freddy C. De Lesdernier, conductress: | Mrs. Rose L. Hidde, associate conduc- j tress, and Mrs. Ellen M. G. Gordon. The Star Point Society will meet ! Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Mae E. Shade, 1330 Quincy street, with Mrs. M. Noreta Koch and Mrs. Lois T. Ferris assisting. The Good Cheer Committee will ; meet Thursday at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Spiker, 1216 Euclid street, j Chairman Mae E. Shade announces Mrs. Helen Mullenberg has been chosen vice chairman and Mrs. Clara B. Leverton secretary-treasurer. The Ways and Means Committee ! will meet Friday at the home of Mrs. Antoinette Fischer. 502 Oglethorpe street, with Mrs. Dora Putnam and Mrs. Irene Thrush assisting. Martha Chapter was entertained by a broadcast. Miss Janet Rock was assisted by Past Patron Richard Tit low, Past Patron Carlton Fry, Associ ate Patron Rudolph Malth and Asso ciate Conductress Ethel Towner. Miss Bonell of Elliott Junior High presented a troupe of 17. Solos were sung by Raymond Berry. A Chinese panto mime, with Raymond Berry, Roy Hill. Richard Thompson, Ernest Payne and the ensemble, finished the program. Matron Bertha Johnson announces the appointment of Past Matron Emma Masson as hospitality hostess in the chapter room. The Home Board will meet March 19 at the home of Associate Matron Betty Bolinger. A card party for the benefit of the home will be held at the Southern Dairies March 28. The Matrons and Patrons' Asso ciation will meet April 6 at Mrs. K's Toll House Tavern. Electa Chapter was entertained Tuesday with a play, with Mrs. Eliza beth Koontz, Blanche Boswell, Mrs. Laura Fowler, Mrs. Jewell Eichner, Mrs. Phyllis Plemmons, Mrs. Alice Wolfe, Mrs. Catherine Thompson. Norman Murphy and Lester Eichner in the cast. Mrs. Mary Benhoff and Miss Margaret Mills were directors. Mrs. Mary A. Moody, matron, has been appointed grand Martha; Mrs. Mary Benhoff. grand Representative, State of Kentucky, and William R. Rauchenstein, grand trustee for three years. The Past Matrons and Past Pa trons'- Association held its semi annual session at the Grace Dodge Hotel. The grand matron and grand patron were special guests. Mrs. Helen E. Roberts was elected presi dent, William Rauchenstein, vice president; Mrs. Carrie G. Smith, sec ond vice president; Miss Florence B. Womersley, secretary, and William Tucker, treasurer. The Auxiliary Board will have a card party at Masonic Hall, Ana costia, D. C., March 16 at 8:30 o'clock. The grand matron and grand pa tron paid Bethany Chapter an offi cial visit at its last meeting. The Bethany Social Boosters will be entertained March 14 at the home of Miss Annebel L. Tillett, 1225 Fern street. The Sunshine Committee will be entertained March 21 at the home of Mrs. Helen Taylor, 6625 Georgia ave nue. The assisting hostesses will be Past Matron Amy Alf, Mrs. Estelle Κ. Serrano and Mrs. Evelyn B. Broad dus. A card and bingo party for the benefit of the Auxiliary Home Board of Bethany Chapter will be held at the Hay-Adams House Wednesday evening. The party will be sponsored by Mrs. Louise Horton, Mrs. Edna Redmon and Mrs. Mildred Batt. The Officers' Society of Fidelity Chapter met March 4 at Mrs. Shoe maker's home, with Mrs. Trim as as sisting hostess. Mrs. Anna Riley was elected secretary and treasurer. The Ways and Means Committee will have a luncheon and card party at Mrs. Shoemaker's home, 2624 Tenth street northeast, March 15 at noon and a bridge party at the home of Mrs. Mary Johnston. 117 Eleventh street southeast, March 15 at 8 p.m. The chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. Mrs. Dorothy Southgate. has called a committee meeting at the home of Mrs. Florence Berryman. 3117 Hiatt place, Wednes day at 8 p.m. The Home Board Club will hold a luncheon at the home of Mrs. Ma comber, 7327 Fourteenth street, Tues day at 12:30 p.m. Mrs. Macomber, Mis. Soulhgate and Mrs. Clarke will entertain. Mrs. Mary Hand, past matron of Acacia Chapter, presided at the an nual election of officers and banquet held by the 1929 Association of Ma trons and Patrons at the Kenesaw February 28. Greetings were given by Past Grand Matron Pearl Watt Gibb and Past Grand Patron John Clagett Proctor. William Tucker, vice presi dent, was toastmaster. The grand ma tron and grand patron were the prin cipal guests. Mrs. Ida M. Roberds, past matron of Bethlehem Chapter, was elected president, Hugh Smith of La Fayette Chapter vice president and Helen Mullenberg of Columbia Chapter sec retary and treasurer. At its meeting March 8 Unity Chapter conferred the degrees. The Endowment Committee will hold a bingo party Wednesday at the home of Clara B. Thompson, 2032 Sixteenth street. The next meeting of the chapter, March 22, will be past officers' night, when all stations will be filled by past officers. Warren G. Harding Chapter will be entertained after the meeting Tuesday evening by the William J. Oates Stu dent Orchestra. The 1925 Association of Matrons and Patrons met at the home of Past Grand Matron Nellie Fletcher Febru ary 25. Past Grand ' Matron Amy Hollander presided. The following officers were elected: Past Matron Henri Mackle of Brook land Chapter, president; Past Patron Harry Freer of Friendship Chapter, vice president: Past Matron Marion Linden ot Electa Chapter, secretary treasurer. The annual banquet of the asso ciation will be held at the Continental Hotel April 2, with the grand matron and grand patron as the guests of honor. Ruth Chapter will meet March 18 at Stansbury Lodge Hall at 7:30 p.m. The Auxiliary Home Board will meet at the home of Mrs. Grace Bos well, 4446 Greenwich parkway, March 26 at 12:30 p.m., Mrs. Ruth Doing and Mrs. Ella Reed assisting hostesses. The 1935 officers will give a card party at the home of the matron, Ruth Bonnette, 105 Aspen street, March 23 at 8 p.m. Brightwood Chapter will meet Thursday. Members of Gavel Chap ter will be special guests. There will be a meeting of the Home Board Tuesday at the home of Past Matron Agnes Motyka, 6311 Utah avenue. A card party will be held at the Southern Dairies auditorium March 12 at 1:15 p.m. On March 20 a tour through the Washington flour mills is planned. Members will meet in the chapter room at 1:15. William F. Hunt Chapter celebrated its 23d birthday anniversary Febru ary 28. Distinguished guests were the grand matron and grand patron. The next meeting will be Thursday. A program will be given. St. John's Lodge Chapter at its last meeting, entertained its recently hon ored members. Mrs. Rena Pease will be hostess at a card party at her home, 4912 New iampshire avenue, Thursday, at 1 p.m. Miss H. C. Beck will be hostess at a card party at her home, 3900 Hunt ington street, Saturday, at 8 p.m. The degrees will be conferred at the next meeting. Rose L Loebl, matron of Temple Chapter announces the degrees will be conferred tomorrow on a class of five. The home board will entertain the Campbell-Loffler Sewing Club at the Masonic and Eastern Star home. March 20. Automobiles will meet those not having transportation at Georgia avenue and Rittenhouse street until 2 p.m. Sarah Peden. president of the Ma trons and Patrons' Association, an nounces a meeting March 13 for the election of officers. Mrs. Marie C. Deal, matron of Bethlehem Chapter, will celebrate 1935 light Tuesday, when the worthy grand matron, grand patron and the 1935 Matrons and Patrons' Association will be the guests of honor. Mrs. Ida Major will have an after noon card party at her home, 1011 Seventh street northeast, March 19. for the benefit of the Auxiliary Home Board. The Campbell-Loffler Sewing Club Committee will meet at the home or Mrs. Louise W. Chase, 309 Ten nessee avenue northeast, Wednesday, at 8 p.m. The following chapters will enter tain the Campbell-Loffler Sewing Club at the Masonic and Eastern Star Home during March: March 13, Takoma; March 20, Cathedral, and March 27, Temple. , Esther Chapter met last Thursday evening, after which a reception was held in honor of Grand Master Rob ert S. Regar, the Grand Lodge of ficers, past grand masters, members of Esther Chapter. The grand ma tron and grand patron and Past Grand Master William Mosely Brown of Virginia were also guests. The Dramatic Club will meet to morrow evening at the home of Arlene Hines, 1609 Kalmia road, with Har riet Mears and Nell Ray assisting. The annual Spring card party will be held April 25 at the Willard Hotel. At the meeting Marih 21 the de grees will be conferred. Congress Lodge Chapter will cele brate associate matrons and patrons' night March 18, when the associate grand matron and patron and asso ciate matrons and patrons will be honored guests. A luncheon will be held Wednesday at 12 o'clock at the home of Past Matron Ethel M. Bell, 4433 Fourteenth street northeast. Mrs. L. B. Davis and Mrs. Inez Long will assist the hostess. The Star Point dance will be held March 15 at the Continental Hotel. The Home Board will hold a bingo party at Northeast Masonic Temple March 20. Bertha M. Conrad, matron of Fed (Continued on Pact β. èoiuma aj~ Honored ALFRED A. PICCHIONE, A member of Vincent B. Costello Post. American Legion, who was awarded the Watson B. Miller Trophy for meritorious service dur ing 1934-5. CHEST WORKERS' IIP TABULATED Suggestions to Aid Drive in Future Will Be Care fully Studied. Clarence E. Carter, eampaign secre tary, Is assembling suggestions made by contributors and workers during the last campaign with a view to plac ing them before the Executive Com mittee and the Board of Trustees. These suggestions are carefully gath ered each year as Chest officials be lieve that the people making the ac tual contact with contributors have a better opportunity to get first-hand information as to their opinions. They are utilized in compiling the workers' manual for the following year. Council of Social Agrncie*. Dr. George C. Ruhland, health offi cer of the District of Columbia, will be guest ot honor and principal speaker at the meeting at 12:30 o'clock tomorrow at the Y. W. C. A. A com mittee will be selected to nominate new members of the Board of Direc tors for action at the April meeting. Northeast Bovs' Club. Members of the classes of print shop and carpentry shop are working on projects to be sent to the annual convention of Boys' Clubs of America, Inc., to be held at New York City In May. A bank has been organized for members of the club who desire to attend Camp Reeder this Summer, i The boys are bringing in their money in nickels and dimes, each hoping to have enough saved to pay for a two week visit to the camp this Summer. Friendship House. As part of the effort to help make recessary repairs in the house, in cluding the upholstering of the furni ture in the studio club room, the Mothers' Club will sponsor a bridge bingo party and luncheon Tuesday at 12:30 o'clock. Phyllis Wheatle? Y. W. C. A. Mrs. Blanche Snowden was elected president of the Carry On Club at a meeting at the "Y" last week. Mrs. Madeline Cornelius Is vice president, 1 Miss Etherlyn Johnson, secretary, and Miss Mattie Woodruff, treasurer. Two new clubs in music and dra- j matic expression have been launched. | The Dramatic Expression Club is in J charge of Miss Margaret Just, a gradu ate of Emerson College, Boston, while Julius Carrol, a Howard graduate, has charge of the music. St. Joseph's Home and School. Three members of the Boy Scout i troop were admitted to the life-saving j class at the Y. M. C. A. last week. , Six boys qualified for flremanship merit badges, and next week five boys [ will receive the Star Scout awards, while one will be made a Life Scout. A class in bird study under the di rection of Sister Fredolin is being or ganized among the boys at ' .e school and will begin outdoor study with the start of Spring. Legal Aid Bureau. Edward W. Curran of the corpora tion counsel's office, was guest speaker at the March staff meeting. Twelfth Street Y. M. C. A. Organization of a young men's de partment to be established on a parity with the physical department, service department and boys' department is being contemplated. This is intended to provide a more adequate program for young men between the ages of 18 and 25. It is hoped that this new department can be set up with a group of interested volunteers in charge. Γ 1 SUNS AND DAUGHTERS OF LIBERTY Hope Council will meet Tuesday at Naval Lodge Hall. A class Initiation is planned for March 26. Justice Council is having a class initiation in Northeast Masonic Tem ple March 21. Washington Council will meet to morrow at 935 G place. Columbia Council will meet March 21 at 7 Fourth street northeast. The last meeting of True Blue Council was called to order by the councilor, Miss Madge Mills. Ten candidates were initiated by the newly formed degree team, with H. B. Mallory as initiatory councilor. Mrs. Jessie Tate was reinstated. An other initiation will be held March 14 at 7 Fourth street northeast. SHEPHERDS OF BETHLEHEM Capitol Lodge was called to order by the commander, Mrs. Anne Apolo nio. Supreme officers were guests, Deputy Supreme Comdr. Mrs. Eva R. Green and Mrs. Margaret Deegan. The next meeting will be Wednesday night at 1414 I street. Trinity Lodge was called to order by the commander, Mrs. Hattie Campbell. Several new members were proposed by the commander. Supreme officers as guests with Deputy Supreme Comdr. Mrs. Ellen C. Langley were Deputy Supreme Comdrs. Mrs. Margaret Walters and Mrs. Mazie L. Domdera. The next meeting will be Tuesday night at 7 Fourth street northeast. A bingo party will be held at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Shepherd, 1428 Κ street southeast, March 39 at β o'clock. ι Meeting Will Be Held By District P.-T. Managers Representatives From Various Schools to Meet With State Chairman in Ν. E. A. Building Wednesday Afternoon. THE board of managers of the District of Columbia Congress of Parents and Teachers will meet at the Ν. E. A. Building Tuesday at 1 p.m. All local room representative chair men, or a representative from each school, will meet with the State chair man, Mrs. A. S. Mangene, In the Ν. E. A. Building Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. to discuss this activity. Mrs. P. C. Ellett, acting chairman of the Summer round-up, and Mrs. Lucian Jordan, director of the De partment of Health of the congress, will meet with local Summer round up chairmen or their representatives in the Ν. E. A. Building Friday at 1:30 p.m. Plans for the May day examina tion will be discussed and material to be used will be distributed. Woodridge. Another study group course has been completed under the leadership of Mrs. W. H. Rawlings. The sub ject of the course was "Children of the New Day," and the topics were: "Succeeding as a Family," "Are You Helping Your Child Mike Friends?" "The Dollar Sign in Family Life." "New Morals for Old; New Approach to Sex Education." Those assisting Mrs. R. Β Doing, president, on the committee were Mrs. R. Klinger, Mrs. George Eberly, Mrs. W. B. Calvert and Mrs. A. B. Genung. Jannrr The room representatives will meet at the home of Mrs. Glen Rouse, 4715 Chesapeake street, tomorrow. Emery-Eckington. The association met Thursday In the Eckington School, Mrs. G. Hovme, president, presiding. Dr. W. R. Mor ris spoke on "First Aid in the Home." The Spring school luncheon is being planned for March 19. . Oyster. The next meeting will be held at 8:15 o'clock tomorrow. The speak ers are Richard Tennyson, assistant supervisor, Department of Play grounds, his subject being "Outdoor Recreation"; Selden M. Ely, super vising principal, fifth division Dis trict schools, who will speak on "Character Training Blaue of School Patrols," and Dr. Tracy F. Tyler, re search director of the National Com mittee on Education by Radio, who will continue his talk of a few weeks ago on "Radio Education" with an open discussion. The Chaminadi Glee Club will furnish music. The Executive Committee will meet tomorrow at 1:30. Thomson. Robert L. Haycock, assistant su perintendent of schools, will be the principal speaker at the meeting Thursday evening. The Tall Cedars Glee Club will give the musical part of the program. Raymond. District Commissioner Melvin C. Hazen will address the association tomorrow on the "Relationship of the District Government to Character Development in the Child." The entertainment part of the pro gram will be given by the Schubert Singers, a double male quartet, ac companied and directed by Mrs. Chester W. Adair. Bovren-Greenleaf. The executive meeting will be held in Bowen School tomorrow at 3:15 pjn. The regular meeting will be held in Bowen School Thursday at 3:15 p.m. Buchanan. The association will meet Wednes day at 8 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Paul Ewerhardt of the Child Guidance Clinic, whose subject will be "Wise Use of Leisure." The Men's Glee Club of the Potomac Electric Power Co. will entertain. The association is planning an entertainment March 22. Bancroft. Children of the kindergarten, first and second grades, entertained mem bers of the association Tuesday after noon. They were directed by Mrs. J. Redfleld. Dr. Frances Moon Butts, president of the District Branch, League of American Pen Women, spoke on "Extra Curricular Activities in an Elementary School" Powell Junior High. A series of get-acquainted meetings have been held during the week, un der the sponsorship of Mrs. Horace Richardson, chairman of hospitality for the association. Mothers of 7A children were especially invited to meet with home room teachers and meet other members of the faculty. The executive board met Friday afternoon. The meeting of the asso ciation will be held Wednesday eve ning. Central High. An Informal tea was held Monday afternoon when mothers of young people were guests. Miss E. Hutchins. instructor in English, spoke. Benjamin Stoddert. The association met Monday in the school. Miss Esther Scott, director of elementary science, gave a talk on "Gardening for Leisure," which was illustrated by selected colored slides. A trio from the Holt School of Music played stringed instruments. The third grade was awarded the silver cup for having the largest number of parents present. Brent-Dent. The association will meet at the Brent School tomorrow at 8 p.m. A program has been arranged, the prin cipal speaker being Miss Louise Mc Guire, director of social work of the Juvenile Court. H. D. Cooke. The Executive Comimtte will meet Tuesday at 1:15 p.m. A one-act comedy. "The Old Maid's Club," under the direction of Miss 1. L. Gordon, was presented by mem bers of the association on March 1. The study group, with Mrs. Frank Eddingfleld, chairman, met Wednes day. Edmonds-Kingsman-Maury. A meeting will be held at the Kings man School tomorrow at 3 p.m., with Mrs. H. G. Hughes presiding. Dr. Oscar Blackwelder, guest speaker, will have as his subject "Safeguarding the Child From Moral Harm." Miss Μ. Κ Crowley, Kingsman teacher, will give recitations. All parents whose children have re ceived perfect health cards should bring their children at this time as blue ribbons are to be awarded. Pic tures of this group will be taken. The study group will be under the leadership of Mrs. W. R. Rawlings. Kenilworth. A meeting was held Tuesday. A three-reel movie of "Daniel Boone" was shown, after a talk given by the principal on "Visual Instruction as an Aid to Character Training." Plans have been made for a dance and bingo party tin the community recreation hall March 16 for the bene fit of the association. WalUch. A meeting will be held tomorrow tt 2:30 p m. in the school. Capt. Rhoda Milliken, director of the Women's Bureau, will be the guest speaker. Her I subject will be "How the Home and School Can Co-operate With the Women's Bureau." Bundle day will be observed Tues ' day. A bingo party will be held March 15 at the school. Powell Elementary. A meeting of the association will be held tomorrow at 8 p.m. Violin music ί will be furnished by Leroy Owens of the school. Dr. Bertie Backus, assist ant superintendent in charge of char acter education, will speak on "The Character Education Program In the Public Schools." A special entertain , ment feature has been arranged con sisting of dramatic sketches and in terpretative readings by the Misses Margaret Phemmer and Elizabeth Cryer of the Marjorie Webster School of Speech. A study group meeting will be held March 18 at 1 p.m. Weightman. The association will meet Thursday, 7:30 p.m., when Theodore C. Down ing of the Abbott Vocational School will speak on, "The Character Edu cation Program'' and Attorney S. J. MeCathran will discuss "How the Home Influences the School Char acter Education Program." Whittier. A meeting of the association will be held tomorrow at 8:15 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Stephen Kramer, assistant superintendent of schools of the District. His subject will be "The School Looks to the Future." Wheatley. "How Can We Help Our Adolescent Find Himself and His Job?" will be the topic for discussion at the parent study group March 14. 8 p.m.. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Hillsinger. Miss E. Geiger and Mrs. Gene Starr have been selected for the lead ing parts in the home talent night program to be given March 29. di rected by Mrs. Ellen Fraser and Mrs. Κ. E. Bresnahan. Mount Vernon was the objective Saturday of Miss Ε. M. Williams, Mrs. Ε. H. Turner, teachers, and their third grade pupils, accompanied by room representatives. Mrs. Foster Tourt, Mrs. C. Fletcher and Mrs. J. Mallonee, also Mrs. Bryant Turner and Mrs. C. Fletcher. John Quincv Adams. The Executive Board meeting was held last Tuesday. Miss Florence Dunlap will address the association Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Miss Dunlap will speak on "Recrea tion Facilities for Children." Alexander Shepherd. The association will meet at the school tomorrow night. Dr. J. K. Jennings, guest speaker, will discuss the diet and nutrition for control of tooth decay in children of school age. . An executive meeting was held lait Monday evening at the home of Mrs. i Evelyn Buckley. Amidon-Fairbrother-RosselL An executive meeting was held Tuesday in the Amidon School. The I association went on record as oppos i ing the Prettyman bill, which places ; the Board of Education and the per ! sonnel of the public libraries under the District Commissioners. A meeting of the association will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. In the Amidon School. Fillmore. The executive meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. J. D. Gwinn, 3806 Τ street, tomorrow at 8 p.m. Jackson. The association will meet tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the kindergarten room. Health topics will be discussed and a special talk will be given by Miss Esther Scott, teacher in charge of elementary science, on "Pete in the School Room, and What They Teach." West School. Henry I. Quinn. a member of the Washington Board of Education, is scheduled to address the meeting of the Joseph Rodman West Parent Teacher Association Monday night at 8 o'clock on the controversy over the marking of teachers' efficiency in the public schools. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the school building. The West School Mothers' Club held a meeting last week, at which Mrs. Steinberg presided. It was decided to hold a card party and Mrs. Coggins was named chairman. r 1 CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF AMERICA A business meeting of Court District of Columbia was held last Tuesday evening at the Willard Hotel, Miss Grace Sprucebank, grand regent, pre sided. It was decided the court pur chase two book-reading machines for the blind of Washington. Under the direction of Miss Marie Creahen, senior councilor, a member ship drive has begun in the Junior Catholic Daughters of America. Girls from 12 to 18 years of age are eligible for membership. Next Tuesday afternoon, at 60 M street northeast. Mrs. Rose Andrew· will be hostess at a card party for the benefit of the Program Committee of the Spring party, of which Mrs. Katherine Folliard is general chair man. The party will begin at 1:30; there will be bridge and five hundred. Miss Marie Creahen entertained members of the Convert League Com mittee last Thursday evening at her home, 4104 Legation street. Miss Florence Winter presided and Rev. Aloysius P. Burggraff spoke. The Welfare Committee will met Thursday evening at the home of Miss Gertrude Roche, 2208 Fifteenth street northwest. Plans will be formulated for an Easter party for the residents of Blue Plains and other Interests of this committee. Samla Temple, No. 51, will meet March 18 at 8 o'clock at Lafayette Hotel. Short business meeting and special feature to follow. Plans are made for a card party March 29 at 8 o'clock at 2146 Georgia avenue. Refreshments served. All members and their friends are Invited. The Sewing Club will meet Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Charlotte Arch ambault, 305 North View terrace, Alex andria, Va. Mrs. Archambault will entertain at luwbeoa.