Quintennial Grand Lodge
Meeting May 4-8 First
Here in 25 Years.
Meeting in Washington for the first
time in 25 years, the quintennial con
vention of the Constitution Grand
Lodge of the B’nai B’rlth will be held
here from May 4 to May 8. Delegates
from Canada, England, Poland, Pal
estine and other countries will attend
as well as representatives of hundreds
of American lodges. The sessions will
be held at the Willard Hotel.
Preparations to welcome the visitors
are being made by the members of the
local Argo Lodge. Harry Viner has
been chosen chairman of the Conven
tion Committee and Alfred L. Bennet
and Morton H. Wilner vice chairmen.
Committees designated to assist them
Include the following:
Banquet and Luncheon Committee—
Edward Rosenblum, chairman; Leon
Katz, Louis E. Spiegler, Benjamin
Ourisman, Alfred Goldstein. L. V.
Freudberg, Abe ShefTerman. Maurice
Bisgyer. Harold Ganss. Dr. David Da
vis, Dr. Ivy A. Pelzman. Morris Ca
fritz, A. C. Mayer, Dr. Charles Bas
aeches, Simon Hirshman. Dr. M. A.
Goldberg. Isaac Lapidus, Adlai Mann,
Dr. Edward A. Cafritz.
Reception Committee—Maurice D.
Rosenberg, chairman: David Wiener,
Isidor Hershfield, Hyman Goldstein,
Judge Milton Strasburger. Harry Adel
berg, Morris Garfinkle, Rabbi Abram
Simon. Joseph A. Wilner. Judge Jo
seph Fromberg, Rabbi Solomon H.
Metz, Louis Lottpnberg, Joseph D.
Kaufman, Morris Cafritz.
M. Salomon, chairman: William Bush,
Benjamin Ourisman, Robert J. Roth
stein, Leo Schlosberg, Morris Gewirz,
Registration Committee — Hyman
Goldstein, chairman; Moe Offenberg,
Stephen Sills. David Wiener, Alfred
Goldstein. Ellis Block.
Publicity Committee—Dr. Ivy A.
Pelzman, chairman: David Mondzac,
Maurice Bisgver, Adlai Mann and Leo
Finance Committee—Maurice Bis
gyer, chairman: Joseph Wilner. Mor
ris Cafritz. Benjamin Ourisman. M. D.
Rosenberg and Harry Viner.
Ladies' Committee—Mrs. Harry Vi
ner. chairman; Mrs. Morris Cafritz
and Mrs. Joseph A. Wilner.
Many of the most prominent Jews
in America are members of the B'nai
Brith. A fraternal organization, the
order is devoted chiefly to alleviating
distress among the poor and the ill,
establishing cultural centers in the
universities and promoting good will
between Jews and Christians and com
bating racial prejudice.
Alfred M. Cohen of Cincinnati Is
president of the Constitution Grand
CITY NEWS IN BRIEF.
Lecture by Manly P. Hall, “The
Mystery of Electricity,” Masonic Tem
ple, 801 Thirteenth street, 8:15 p.m.
Lecture by L. C. Painter before the
Washington Open Forum, "The Pres
ent Crisis—the Cause and Cure,”
Continental Hotel, 3 p.m.
Dance, Athliso Club, Hamilton Ho
tel, 9 p.m.
Tea dance, Epsilon Fraternity of
Georgetown University, Hamilton Ho
tel, 4 p.m.
Exhibition tea. Women’s Auxiliary
to the Railway Mail Association. 19
Grant avenue, Takoma Park, Md.,
"A Night in Ireland,” Knights of
Columbus Club, Tenth and K streets,
• :IS p.m.
Buffet supper. Jesters Club. Hamil
ton Hotel, 7 p.m.
Dinner dance. Junior Red Cross,
Mayflower Hotel. 8 p.m.
Luncheon, International Medical
Club, Mayflower Hotel, 1 p.m.
Instruction in advanced contract
bridge, auspices of the Massachusetts
Society of Washington, Roosevelt i
High School, 8:15 p.m.
Luncheon, Society of American
Military Engineers, Army and Navy
Club, 12:30 p.m.
Luncheon, Alpha Delta Phi Frater
nity, University Club, 12:30 p.m.
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PEN WOMEN TO SPONSOR
HOMECOMING OF POETS
Writers to Bead Own Lines at
Party Tomorrow Night at
Poets will be asked to read their
own poems when they attend the
poet's homecoming party to be given
by the District of Columbia League
of American Pen Women at 8 p.m.
tomorrow. Dr. Emily Maxwell Mad
dox will preside. The league recently
installed a new Board of Directors.
Speakers on a journalistic program
for the meeting Friday night include
John Clagett Proctor, Martha Strayer
and Mabelle Jennings. Members of
the league will be hostesses to mem
bers who are also affiliated with the
D. A. R. at a reception April 16.
Hebert B. Stewart. 25, and Bonnie S.
Adams. 21. both of Logan. W. Va.; Rev.
_ A. F. Poore.
Julius E. Stump 27. and Helen M Schleife.
26. both of Richmond. Va.: Rev. J. E.
Alexander I. Erasmus. 25. and Verna J.
Swanborg. 27. both of Brooklyn. N. Y.;
Judge R E. Mattingly.
Arthur Mederrlck. 24. 407 F it. s.w.. and
Bessie Sherman. 28. 1872 Monroe st.;
Rabbi J. T Loeb.
Lucian B. Dultn. Jr.. 21. Culpeper. Va.. and
Nellie M. Shackelford, 22. Elkwood. Va.:
Rev. J. C. Ball.
Robert J. McCauley. 23. and Bernice C.
Belknap. 21, both of Richmond. Va.;
Judge R. E. Mattingly.
Francis H. Medley. 22. 1520 North Caro
lina ave. n.e.. and V. M. Beale. 18. 1621
B st. n.e.; Rev. Paul L. Moore.
William A. Hayes. 25. Oolansvllle. Va..
•nd Haxel M Smith. 21, Ruther Olen.
Va.: Rev J. E. Briggs.
Clarence E. Barber. 30. and Maude O.
Plymale. 31. both of Huntington. W. Va.;
Rtv. O. E. Lenski.
Robert Smith. 24. and Emily Fritch. 20.
both of 168 T at. n.e.: Rev. J. R. Sizoo.
L R. AUen. 27. 6233 30th st.. and Mabel
E Qocrner. 27. 5019 41st at.; Rev. J.
George A ^Reed. 37. 1438 W at. s e.. and
Evelyn M. Thorne. 18. Camp 8prings.
Md.: Rev. T. 8. Davis.
John Walker. 23. 1816 Kalorama rd and
Alice V Baker. 23. 2238 11th st.;
Rev L. Mlchaux. __
James Davenport. 28. 1228 8th st.. and
O B. James. 23. 1207 5th st.; Rev.
C. L. Smallwood. ,
Raymond W. Baker. 21. and Thelma Acree.
22, both of Richmond. Va.; Rev. O. O.
Diets. _ . _ , _
Alfred F. Jennings. 32. and Haiel O.
Saunders. 30. both of Norfolk, Va.;
Judge R. E. Mattingly. , .
William H. Genus. 23. 1135 10th it., and
Helen Q. Harrli. 22. 1421 P it.: Rev.
Edmund E.jOsiDower. 21. and Anna M.
Bittner. 21. both of Sellesville. Pa.:
Judge R. E. Mattingly. _ .
William W. Trout. 23. York, Pa., and
Miriam Herman. 26. North York. Pa.;
^Hev. A. P. Poore. j
High School Sodality Conference
to Xeet at Gonzaga.
A symposium on "The Holy Sacri
fice of the Mass” will be presented
at 3:30 p.m. today in the Gonzaga
College Theater by the High School
The following talks are scheduled:
“The Origin of the Mass,” by Anne
Branson of Georgetown Visitation
Convent: “The Mass of the First
Three Centuries." by Mary E. More
land, Sacred Heart Academy; "The
Mass and St. Gregory,” Jeanne Love
less, Holy Cross Academy; "The Ex
planation of the Vestments," James
Durkin, Gonzaga High School; "The
Meaning of the Mass,” Beatrice Car
roll, Notre Dame Academy, and “The
Mass and the Laity.” Madelen San
chez, Immaculata Seminary.
Monopoly Is Extended.
The monopoly system In Bulgaria
has been extended to alcohol and to
Rail Gains Expected.
Railway transportation in Spain is
expected to greatly increase this year.
CHEMIST TO SPEAK
W. B. Price to Address Metals
Group on “Adnic” Wednesday.
W. B. Price, chief chemist and
metallurgist for the Scovlll Manufac
turing Co., will be principal speaker
before the Washington Chapter of
the American Society for Metals next
Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Harring
ton Hotel. He will discuss "Adnic and
Price has had a long experience
with copper alloys and their develop
ment. He will discuss details of a
recent study in which a new alloy
has succeeded the limitations of an
older composition, O. Willard Quick,
Officers will be elected at the
Morgan London Home Heady.
Rumors that J. Pierpont Morgan
may go to London to live are reported
to make no impression on the staff of
his house In Orosvenor Square. It has
been the tradition of the household for
many years to keep the house always
ready for Immediate occupation. Mor
gan’s bedroom is prepared for him
every night whether he is known to be
in London or New York.
HONOR FOR SURGEONS
Dr. Espinosa and Dr. Janera to Be
Dr. Rudolfo Espinosa, vice presi
dent of Nicaragua, and Dr. Francisco
Castillo Janera, Ambassador of Mex
ico to the United States, both well
known surgeons in Central and South
America, will be tendered a luncheon
tomorrow at the Mayflower by the In
ternational Medical Club and Pan
American Medical Association. Ap
proximately 75 guests will be present.
Dr. William Earl Clarke and Dr.
Henri De Bayle. charge d'affaires of
Nicaragua, respective presidents of the
two organizations, will jointly pre
side. Dr. A. A. Moll and Dr. P. S.
Constantinople are in charge of ar
Water Kills Goldfish.
Nearly 9,000 goldfish have been
killed recently In Port Gardens,
Gravesend, England, by salt water
from the Thames.
Chilean Railways Grow.
Chile now has approximately 5,000
miles of tailway in operation.
MRS. MEYER TO SPEAK
Publisher's Wife to Address Ad
At the luncheon meeting of the
Washington Advertising Club on Tues
day, April 16, Mrs. Eugene Meyer,
wife of the publisher of the Wash
ington Post, will speak on "The Mer
chant as Art Dealer.”
Mrs. Meyer will discuss the first
Greater Washington Independent Art
Exhibit, which opens on April 22 in
nine of Washington's leading depart
ment stores and remains on view for
I one month.
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