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Chest Officials Report 162;
in February Compared to 300 Year Ago. A decided decrease in the number of applications for aid made at the Central Applications Bureau of the Community Chest, 1101 M street as compared with those of the same period last year, is reported by Chest officials. During February there were only 162 applications for help, as compared with more than 300 for the same month last year. The decrease in the number of applications for help Is attributed to improved facilities for handling these eases by both the Emergency Relief Association and the I private organizations. Friendship House. The Women's Friendship House Club «•ill give a play, "The Wanderer," at the settlement. 326 Virginia avenue southeast, next Wednesday night. The play was written by Mrs. Edward Coegel. The cast includes Miss Minnie Butts, Mrs. Marguerite Gray. Mrs. Pearl Wolfe and Mrs. Resa Wagner. The Girl Reserves Club will give a three-act play. "Slippers of Cinderella," at the settlement Thursday night. Roasted "weenies" and marshmal lows formed the basis of a feast given to the boys Wednesday night following the swim at the Y. M. C. A. Phyllis Wheat ley Y. W. C. A. The Business and Industrial Depart- ι ment will observe a Nation-wide ban- i quet Tuesday at 6.30 o'clock. The theme «ill be "Woman's Work in a 1 Changing Social Order." Messages will1 be read from Mrs. Chamberlain, presi- ; dent of the Y. W. C. A. of America, i and from 11 foreign countries. An "echo" meeting of the recent youth conference held here will be held at the vesper hour today. N. D. Magowan will speak on "Youth Build ing a New World." A special musical program will be given. Juanita K. Nye Council House. The Sewing Circle of the Amidon School P.-T. Α.. which meets weekly at the house. 609 Sixth street south west, entertained Mrs. Mary Moriarty with a bingo party at last week's meeting. Charles Matthews, jr., who has been the boys' worker the last two years, resigned and has been succeeded by Theodore Birdsong. St. Joseph's Home and School. The boys celebrated the feast of ! their patron saint on St. Joseph's day j last Tuesday. There was a solemn ! high mass celebrated by Rev. Thomas Kelley and a musical program was 1 given. The boys were taken on a trip of inspection to the aquarium on Thurs day. Southeast Houw. The Girl Reserves had a skating party around the speedway last Thursday and a tea at the house last J Sunday afternoon. A board meeting I was held last Wednesday night. Girls' night will be celebrated next Wednesday evening. Miss Mary Edith Coulson, secretary I of the Recreation Committee of the Council of Social Agencies, will speak to the staff at a supper at 6:30 p.m. next Saturday. Her subject will be "Responsibility to Your Job." Southwest Community House. ' Howard Fitzhugh was guest speak er at the Young People's Forum Sat urday evening. His subject was "Busi ness for the Young Colored Men and Women." Miss Jane Bosfleld is in charge of the forum. Girl Reserves, under the leadership j of Mrs. Helen D. Calloway, are plan ning for a trip this week The program of activities inaugu rated by Mrs. Alma J. Scott, director, j was given approval by the Board of ! Directors at a meeting last week. Blood Donors' Party Marred. While 400 blood donors and frienda were enjoying their annual social in London three hospitals sent SOS messages to the hall asking for blood transfusion volunteers. When each request was announced a volunteer «topped dancing or listening ίο musical or other turns, and hurried to the hospital. After giving their blood the donors returned to the hall to con tinue their festivities. ci lfy°u Λ Lave Somebody You'll want to give them something at Easter, the birthday of love, that will make them happier. Your ()icture will do that, especial y the lovely, perfectly nat ural picture ofyou ourexpert photographer will take ... 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Sizes 38 to 44 Kann's—Second Floor. ★ PANTIES ★ SHORTS ★ STEP-INS ★ BLOOMERS Regular Sizes— $1.00 values. Regular and Extra Size»— $1.15 values. 69 89< —If you are one of those who wear "NU-EVE" garments regu larly you'll be delighted to get them at^such a saving. If you've never worn them, now is the time to begin. NU-EVE fit with out a wrinkle. Flat elastic waist bands will outwear the garment. Extra long in back for perfect freedom. Com fort in seat and stride so you can sit or stoop, walk or run, dance or play with ease. —More mature fifarei will find world'· of com fort in an extra *'«* garment m nude by NU-EVE. A KaqB'*—Street Floor. Larger Women's Silk Crepe SLIPS and GOWNS • t · 0 $1.95 The Slips Have Deep Shadow Panels —Four gore and bias cut slips in 46 to 52 inch lengths . . . Non bias cut gowns in sizes 18.19 and 20 ... 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