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' Juvenile Court Bill Talks
To Mark P.-T. A. Session Two Speakers to Explain Measure at Meeting of Legislative Committee Chair men Tuesday. rE Juvenile Court bill will be explained by two speakers at a meeting of the local Legisla tive Committee chairmen or their representatives of the Congress of Parents and Teachers next Tues day at 8 p.m. at the Thomson School, according to announcement of Mrs. J. N. Saunders, State chairman. Mrs. L. B. Castell, president, an nounces a meeting of the P.-T. A. Congress Executive Committee in the N. E. A. Building tomorrow at 1 o'clock to fill vacancies on the board. At 1:30 p.m. the General Committee lor the Annual Convention will meet. ^ Bancroft. Pounders' day was observed Febru ary 4 by the lighting of candles on a birthday cake, presented by Mrs. Ben * McKelway, president. Miss A. Grace Lind spoke on her recent trip to Mex ico, and illustrated her talk with mo tion pictures. Powell Junior High. A meeting was held Wednesday, When Founders’ day was observed and an offering taken for the extension work of the District and National Congresses. The pending Juvenile Court bill was discussed by Mrs. Jesse C. Adkins and the association indorsed the bill. Mrs. Hugo Ambrosi, member of the faculty, with the assistance of a num ber of pupils, explained how the vari ous awards are earned by pupils in the school, and also the meaning of the Powell seal and the creed. A playlet, “Midnight in Storybook Land," was presented by members of the Library Club. a l.LxAihae.llivccpll There will be a meeting of the Executive Committee at the Fair brother School Tuesday, 1:15 p m. Wheatley. Miss F. C. Mortimer, the entire teacher staff and P.-T. A. officers were guests Wednesday at a luncheon given by the room representatives. ' "The May Festival as an Outgrowth «f Class Work” was the topic of an address given by Birch Bayh to the teacher members on Tuesday. Under the leadership of Miss R. Richmond the study group met Tues day to continue the series of six classes on parent education. Mrs. H. A. Robinson, hospitality chairman, gave a luncheon Thursday as one of the series of Wheatley di ► minishing parties. Oyster. The next meeting will be held March 9. Hot chocolate is being served daily to 20 patrol boys. Bryan. The Executive Board met Wednes day to discuss plans for the monthly meeting next Tuesday at 1:30, when Founders’ day will be observed. A party was given for the gradu ating class and the patrol boys. Anacostia Junior-Senior High. A meeting was held Monday evening. The program consisted of musical numbers by the Girls’ Glee Club, under the direction of Miss Aagot Nordby; by the Boys’ Glee Club, under the direc tion of Theodore Robb; and by the school orchestra under the direction cf Vladimir Vasa. Teachers toet the * parents prior to the meeting. Foun ders’ day ceremonies were observed. A Valentine card party was held at the home of Mrs. R. T. Staubly last week. Eliot Junior High. At a meeting held February 12, Birch Bayh, director of physical edu cation, District of Columbia Public ' Schools, discussed "Education in Re lation to Health.” Mrs. J. N. Saun ders, past president of the District of Columbia Congress, spoke on “Foun ders’ Day.” A musical program was given by mothers and teachers of the •chool. Truesdell. At the Executive Board meeting plans were completed for the Foun ders’ day celebration Tuesday at 8 ' p.m. Woodridge. The association held its annual Founders’ day party February 13. Mrs. O. G. Hankins, sixth vice presi dent of the District of Columbia Congress, gave a talk. A candle lighting pageant was held. A playlet, ••Reminiscence,” was given by Mrs. Paul Neuhaus, Mrs. Robert Lyon, Mrs. William Calvert and Mrs. George Eberly. The candles on the birthday cake were lighted by Ann Calvert and Henry Eberly. Mrs. Charles Channlng furnished piano music. Mrs. A. B. Genung, health chairman, reported that 368 children were weighed and measured during the month, among whom ware 203 gold ctars, 137 blue stars, 19 red stars and 8 green stars. The attendance prize was won by Mrs. Taylor’s room. Buchanan. At the last meeting, Miss Cecelia Dulin, principal, told the parents the work of caulking and weatherstripping the old building is now in progress. Mrs. Ella Kostakos was appointed chairman of the Free Lunch Commit tee for this semester. Mrs. Reeda Walton entertained with tongs, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Mary Bessemer. The attendance prizes were won by rMiss H. R. Burch, Mrs. R. West and Miss M. Maloy, first, fifth and sixth grades. Phoebe Hearst. a uicctuig woo tiviu iuuuuoj cvcumg. Mrs. J. N. Saunders, past president of the District of Columbia Congress of Parents and Teachers, gave a history of Founders’ day. Mrs. A. Bimey was ’ a guest and gave a brief talk on Founders’ day. The association indorsed a resolu tion advocating adequate appropria tions for health activities in the Dis trict of Columbia. Mrs. McKay’s fifth grade won the attendance prize. Bowen-Greenleaf. Founders’ day was observed Feb ruary 13. Mrs. Ruth Laycock spoke on the history of the Parent-Teacher Associations of the Bowen and Green leaf Schools. Hilda Pomerantz of the Bowen .School played a piano solo and Mrs. ’ ■ Walter Jones, 2d vice president, Dis trict of Columbia Congress, gave an address on the work and early history of the P.-T. A. movement. Blow-Pierce-Webb. An Executive Committee meeting will be held tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. in the Blow School. The diphtheria preventive treat ments were given to the pupils in the Blow-Pierce-Webb Schools Monday. Assisting were Mrs. B. Jacobs and Mrs. * E. Evans, health chairman. Brent-Dent. A sDver tea, in honor of Founder’s day, was held in conjunction with the February meeting at Brent School. A I group ot flitn-graae cnuaren preseniea a play based on a sketch of Abraham Lincoln’s life. Songs and a solo dance were given by fourth-grade pupils. A talk on "Character Education in Arith metic” was given by Mrs. Baker of the Brent faculty. Congress Heights. Mrs. J. F. Hamaker, State secretary, was guest speaker at the Founder’s day observance, February 13. Miss M M. McBride’s kindergarten won the at tendance banner. Fillmore. At the meeting Monday evening, Lieut. Comdr. Roark Montgomery pre siding, the association passed a reso lution approving in principle the new Juvenile Court bill and requested the National Congress of Parents and Teachers to include that bill in its legislative program. Mrs. C. C. Mullady spoke on "Found ers’ Day.” The sixth grade, Miss Ber nardette Tennyson, teacher, won the silver attendance cup. The Aerolian Trio—Myra Wallace, cello; Freda Ir win, violin; Frances Berrett, piano— gave a musical program. Miss Mary Ossire, principal, lighted the 39 candles on the birthday cake during the social which was given by Miss Tennyson's class, assisted by Mrs. Walter Dunna and Mrs. Henry Deimel, hostesses. Grant. At the last meeting Mrs. Margery Long spoke on "Home Lighting—Its Relation to Sight Conservation.” Mrs. Ruth W. Hoover, Summer round-up chairman, presented blue ribbons to Esther Shiflet, Dorothy Vanderberg, Pearson Talbott, Patsy Ann Broome and Richard Lewis Brown, and made special awards to John O’Neil and John Pappas for perfect teeth. West. Pupils of the school, under the spon sorship of the parent-teacher body, conducted a George Washington pro gram Friday. Under the guidance of William Kellinger, master of cere monies, groups from the various classes presented some phase of early Colonial life. Gerald Lubar, Larry Clayton, Betty Jeanne Wheatley, Sally Judd and Stanley Wolfe of Miss Linsky's room, each delivered addresses on cer tain periods of Washington’s life. Dor othy Carrico recited the American’s "Creed.” Francis Pollard recitjd a poem. Mrs. Fisher’s class sang a sol dier’s song, which was followed by a flag drill by Mrs. Burns’ class. Miss Mc Cormick's class staged a Colonial tea party in costume, while the pupils of Miss Hannan’s Class, also in costume, danced the minuet. BAPTIST GROUP TO MjJOSTESS Y. W. C. A. at Home Today. Other Fraternal Af fairs. . A group from Calvary Baptist Sun day school will be hostess for the Y. W. C. A. at home hour today at 4:30 p.m., followed by the music hour at 5 p.m. Members and friends are invited. Dupont Chapter will meet tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in the board room. The Business and Professional Women’s Olee Clpb will rehearse at 7:15 pm. Tuesday. Business women and their friends are invited to play contract bridge every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Xenos Club will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. for tap dancing, ping-pong and shuffleboard. The club will give a leap year dance at the home of Miss Frances Owens Friday evening. The Blue Triangle Club will have a spelling bee Thursday at 8:15 p.m. The round table discussion group for business girls will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursdav. The Education Council will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at the home of Mrs. William Hurd Hill. The 'Thursday group of girls em ployed in homes will have a tea Thursday from 4 to 6, with Mrs. C. W. Kinzer as hostess. Theta Mu Greek Club of the in dustrial department, will meet Tues day at 8 p.m. The children's recreation hour will meet tomorrow at 4 p.m. at 614 E street. Tuesday, Miss Jessie Olln has planned a music hour at 3:45 p.m. for the children of the neighborhood at 614 E street. Friday at 7 p.m. Miss Frances Engeman will direct the feature hour for the neighborhood children, and Saturday at 10 ajn. Nelson Rosenberg will have charge of the children’s art class at 614 E street. Kamp Kahlert Council will have a house party at Kamp Kahlert this week end for the girls who were in the play, ’'When Knighthood Was in Flower,” and members of the council. A leap year dance is planned for Saturday evening by the Girl Reserves of all six senior high schools. Newly elected members of the Junior Girl Reserve Council will meet tomorrow at 4 p.m. Washington and Lee Girl Reserves will hold a special assembly for Girl Reserves Thursday at 12:20 p.m. Mabel R. Cook, Mary M. Burnett and Helen Middleton will participate in the program which is planned for new girls in the school. Officers of the Woodrow Wilson High School Girl Reserves have planned a supper meeting Friday at 4 p.m. News of Local Clubs (Continued From Sixth Page.) at 9 o’clock at the Lee House Hotel. Every one is 'requested to wear a costume of some description. Col. William E. Brougner, president, will appoint a committee to decide on the prettiest and also the most comic costume worn and prizes will be awarded. Mrs. J. O. Lamkin, chairman of the Hostess Committee, will have as spe cial hostesses for the occasion Misses Janie Mallory, Earline White, Helen Carlo6, Kette Blount and Glass. The Woman’s Guild of the Ameri can University will entertain honor students at tea March 1 at 5 o’clock, in the women's residence hall on the campus. Dr. Ernest Griffith, dean of the Graduate School, will speak of his days at Oxford. Mrs. Wesley M. Gewehr, chairman of the Student Life Committee, made the announce ment at a meeting of the guild Tues day, presided over by the president, Mrs. Harry C. Oberholsoe. Mrs. George B. Woods, wife of the dean of the Undergraduate School, reported that the book review morn ing will be held at the residence of Mrs. Prank W. Ballou March 4 at 11 o'clock. Mrs. Joseph M. M. Gray, wife of the chancellor of the univer sity and chairman of the Membership Committee, presented the names of Mrs. W. B. Armstrong and Mrs. X. Vigeant for membership. Mrs. Gray also announced she would be at home to all members and friends Wednes days in March from 4 to 6 o’clock at the residence of the chancellor on the campus. Mrs. Dawson Olmstead gave a num ber of original poems, many of which she sang to her own accompaniment. Voteless District of Columbia League of Women Voters.—Problems of domestic relations in the District of Columbia will be discussed at an opei. dinner meeting of the depart ment of government and the legal status of women. Louis Ottenberg will speak on ‘‘Friend of the Court.” Mrs. Elizabeth Cox, Mrs. Edwina Avery and Mrs. Pearl B. Klein will lead the discussion, in which the hus bands of league members will take an active part. Mrs. Ralph E. Smith, Mrs. Harry Parkinson and Mrs. Mary Bramsford will have charge of the arrangements for the dinner which will be held at the club rooms of the American Association of University Women, 1634 I street, Wednesday at 6.30 p.m. The study group of Mrs. Edward Chapin’s department of government and education will continue the dis cussion of the financing of the Wash ington public schools at its next meet ing at the home of Mrs. Allen Moore, 3817 Cathedral avenue, Tuesday at 10 am. A review of the Conference on the Cause and Cure of War was given by the department of government and international co-operation. Mrs. Wil liam Kittle, president of the District of Columbia League of Women Voters, presided. Mrs. Henry Chalmers, Mrs. R. O. Shover, Mrs. C. S. Duncan, Mrs. William Johnstone and Mrs. Max O. Lorenz spoke. The subject of museums and art galleries and how they are being brought into the education of school age children was discussed by Mrs. J. C. McCaskill, Mrs. Jesse Adkins and Miss Portia Oberly at a luncheon meeting of Mrs. A. J. Altmeyer’s de partment of government and child welfare at the Women’s City Club February 17. J. Stuart Fitzpatrick, manager of the development and civic department of the National Chamber of Commerce, spoke on a recent report of his com mittee, “Revival of Residential Con struction,” at a meeting of Mrs. Roger Corbett’s Subcommittee on Living Costs, February 18. The Entre Nous Club, Mrs. Charles P. Keyser, president, held the Pe * meeting at the home of Mrs. A. B. McManus, 1405 Girard street. The assisting hostesses were Mrs. Otis J. Rodgers, Mr. Charles L. Dasher and ; Mrs. John Hansbury. The guest speakers were Mrs. Lloyd Biddle, president of the District of Columbia Federation, and Mrs. Walter B. Fry, vice president of the Parent Teacher Association. Mrs. Walter B. Fry explained the student aid work In the schools. Mrs. Keyser appointed a committee to ar range for a club luncheo.. and bridge at the Fairfax Hotel next month. The committee includes Mrs. Rodgers, Miss Jane Anderson, Mrs. Charles Emery Ferguson and Mrs. Jame^ Baity. The guests included Mrs. Biddle, Mrs. Fry, Mrs. Lee Taylor, Mrs. Lyle L. Comte, Carthage, Mo., and Miss Lura M. Bulick of New York. At the Business Women’s Council meeting in the chapel of the Covenant First Presbyterian Church, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Mrs. O. W. McNeese will be the speaker, using as her subject ‘‘Are We Moderns?” Rev. John L. Parks will be the devotional speaker at 6:45. District of Columbia League of American Pen Women.—A musicale will be given at the studio today at 4:45 p.m., presenting compositions by Mary Howe. Flora McGill Keefer, contralto, will sing, accompanied by Dorothy Radde Emery. Elizabeth Travis will play a group of piano num bers and several compositions for mixed voices will be given by the Opera Club Singers. If m Umtra nH11 fallr VsrJnflw a KaiiI her work. Mrs. Beth Heath Olmsted, president, will receive, assisted by the members of the Reception Board and Miss Katherine Jacobs, reception chairman, and the following members of the music group: Mrs. Fada Kath erine Cushman, Mme. Fellan Garzia, Miss Margaretta Campbell, Mrs. Marie Sprinkle, Miss Alida Smith, Mrs. Ger trude Le Lacheur and Mrs. Hazel Cameron Menk. A business meeting will be held to morrow at 8 p.m. at the studio, Burlington Hotel. Mrs. Lily Hunt will act as hostess at the Wednesday rendezvous from 2 to 6 p.m. The French class will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Mrs. Irene Shirley Moran, chair man of the poetry group, announces a meeting Friday at 8 p.m. Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase.— The International relations section will meet tomorrow at 10:30 am. in the Chevy Chase Library. Pyke John son, vice president of the Automobile Manufacturers' Association, will speak on "The Foreign Trade Policy of the United States.” The music section will give a pro gram tea at the home of Mrs. Edward F. Loomis, 3914 Military road, to morrow at 2 o'clock, with Mrs. Ross Gunn in charge of the program and Mrs. Carl F. Stuhler, hostess. Dorothy Radde Emery, pianist-composer, will be the guest artist. The social section will have a din ner, dance and card party at Brook Farm Tea House at 7 p.m. Wednes day. The hostesses are Mrs. Frank A. Linzel, Miss Edith Garguilo, Mrs. Joseph T. Maguire, Mrs. Albert R. Mere, Mrs. Hugh E. Phillips and Mrs. Eugene Taylor. The Argyle Study Club will meet with Mrs. Mate ThurteU, 1317 Dela field place, next Tuesday. Luncheon, 1 o'clock. Mrs. Tufts will read a paper on '‘Music.” Girls’ Friendly Society.—Epiphany branch will have regular classes, pre ceded by supper, tomorrow. Plans will be completed for the Lenten program and services. A pancake supper will be served on Shrove Tuesday in the parish house. Beginning March 2 Dr. Z. D. Phillips will again hold a series of Lenten services each Monday at Epiphany Church. These services are conducted by members of Epiphany SUNDAY CROSS-WORD PUZZLE | ACROSS. 1. Greek philosopher. 6. Stem of any plant. 11. A division of society. 16. Mitigates. 21. Plunder. 22. Follow. 23. Violently. 24. An ancient milepost. 25. Greek goddess of peace. 26. Deputy. 27. Sand ridges. 28. Increasing strength in the system. 29. Clamors. 30. One who worships. 31. European kite. 32. Electric terminal. 33. Produces. 35. More frigid. 37. Raised to a bishopric. 39. Discern. 40. Invisible emanation. 41. Perfume. 42. A French clergyman. 43. American humorist. 44. Lubricates. 45. Point of a sarcasm. 46. If not. 48. Dark-colored rock of volcanic origin. 51. Cry of goat 52. Append. 53. Conspiracy. 57. Collect in heap. 58. Fix in the mind. 59. King with the golden touch. 60. A narrow escape: colloq. 61. Dispatched. 62. Pressure equal to near ly one atmosphere. 63. Dromedary. 64. Portions. 65. Result. 66. Child: Scotch. 67. The American’s national card game. 68. In vogue. 69. Stellar. 71. Fell In. 72. General course of ac tion. 73. Keeps. 75. American black snake. 76. Likes intensively. 77. Conjunction. 80. Takes as one's own. 81. Exposes. 82. Unfortunate Queen of France. 83. Roman road. 84. Fire: Latin. 85. Lassoed. 86. Presiding officer’s mal let. 87. Diving bird. 88. Sinister look. 89. Worth. 90. Destined. 91. Obscurity. 92. Rubbed with a cleans ing agent. 94. Lived. 95. Plant bud. 96. Make a lace edging. 99. Jaylike birds. 100. Small lakes. 101. Large covered wagons. 102. Tree. 105. Component. 107. Large flat - bottomed boat 108. Capable of expanding. 110. Protective garment. 111. Exultant. 113. Oil of orange flowers. 115. Passage. 116. Sift. 117. Heeds. 118. Banishment. 119. Grayish brown color. 120. Join. 121. To speak monotonously. 122. Large stream. 123. Feminine name. 124. Sows. 125. Import. 126. Lets it stand. 127. Donkey: slang. DOWN. 1. Plumes. 2. Pertaining to the gull family. 3. Exact satisfaction for. 4. Rigid. 5. United. 6. Party leaders. 7. Long-haired cat. 8. Employers. 9. Moon: French. 10. One skillful in making verses. 11. Begging: colloq. 12. Talisman. 13. Wiser. 14. Equaled. 15. General effects. 16. Fortunes. 17. Expiate. 18. Spanish married wom an. 19. Cut off, as a syllable. 20. Withdraw. 30. Matured. 34. Secures. 36. Coin. 38. Wild goat. 41. Cubic meter. 42. Record of single event. 44. Hop kiln. 45. Killed. 46. Below. 47. Compass. 48. Ignoble. 49. Sanction. 50. Kind of rock. 51. Coffee seed. 52. Tried. 54. Harrowed. 55. Drying chamber. 56. Trial. 58. Dens. 59. Constructor. 60. Fathers. 62. Farm buildings. 63. Sheltered inlets. 64. Thick soup. 66. Exasperates maliciously. 67. Walked with measured tread. 68. Quibble. 70. Nocturnal ungulates. 71. A proofreader's mark. 72. Removed the heart. 73. Scoff. 74. To furnish with a border. 75. Swift. 76. Poured, as with a ladle. 78. Mount from which Moses saw the Promised Land. 79. Attracted. 81. Calibers. 82. Equals. 83. Persia. 85. Recurring decimal parts. 86. Horticulturists. 87. A glimmering. 89. Utter. 90. Long sharp tooth. 91. Arabian peninsula. 93. Those who unfold. 94. Have knowledge of be forehand. 95. Visitors. 96. Plagues. 97. Of the Alps. 98. Cylindrical. 100. Thin metal discs. 101. Purple. 102. Teem. 103. Slanted. 104. Unorthodox religion. 106. Shifted. 107. -Wand. 108. Road. 109. Proverb. 112. Learning. 114. Departure. 119. Brown. 1 branch and are under the auspices of the society, but are open to the public. All branches of the society have outlined services and programs for the ! Lenten season in the various parishes, i which will be put into effect at the first meeting after February 26. The , missionary object of the national or ganization is St. Faith’s School, Yag | chow, China, the society as a whole having assumed the responsibility of providing the salary of one teacher for a year. Each branch will contrib ute a portion of the necessary amount. The Society of Mayflower Descen dants in the District of Columbia met Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Warren E. Emley, 3604 Fulton street. The president general, N. S. S. A. R., and Mrs. Henry F. Balter were the guests of honor. Mr. Baker spoke on “Being Constitution-Minded.” The State governor, Frank B. Steele, also spoke on “History and Present Activi ties of the Amerioan Coalition.” Curley Club.—A meeting of the Ex ecutive Committee will be held to morrow night. The Georgetown University Glee Club will be guests after the meeting at the Continental Hotel on Thursday. The anniversary dinner in honor of the chaplain, Rev. Francis J. Kelly, was held at Wesley Hall last Thursday. National League of American Pen Women.—At the February board meeting Mrs. Victoria Faber Steven son, president, presiding, the national membership chairman, Mrs. Theodora Cunningham, gave a comprehensive report on the type of work being done by the women who are entering the league. Washington Division of the U. D. C. will hold a card party the night of March 20 at the Mayflower Hotel. Solution of Yesterday’s Puzzle. I ~| piAlsItll [m|e| PI IP ROPMljj.AhjpjNl ^ |SIsI (6b I Wb|l|q[CMGIE[oIrIgIe 1 @g^flHKg|kKLSi| % Mrs. Rosalie Wood is chairman of arrangements. The Chevy Chase Branch of the American Poetry Circle held a Valen tine party at the home of the presi dent, Mrs. Charles Osgood, on Penn sylvania avenue. Anonymous Valen tine-triolets by members were read and discussed, with prizes. Mrs. Ellis Logan spoke on the “Great Art of Easter," as illustrated by such art in our District of Columbia galleries. Petworth Woman’s Club. — Mrs. George P. Zook will give a book re view for the benefit of the club at the home of Mrs. Cecil Blake, 814 Taylor street, Wednesday at 2 p.m. Tea will served, followed by a short instru mental and vocal program. Mrs. Otto Hammerlund, Mrs. Raymond Hart, Mrs. George Palmer, Mrs. Frank Mac Maugh and Mrs. Walter Bishop will pour. The music section will meet at the home of Mrs. John Mer, 905 Allison street, Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. She will be asisted by Mrs. Lydia Wid mayer. The art section will meet at 12:30 Hospital Service Officers, N. U. Left to right: Senator Arthur 8. Brown, prealdent; Clarence M. I MltetMl11. •ecretarg and ^eawrer. , j p.m., Petworth Methodist Church. Thursday. Mrs. Alexander R. George. Associated Press household editor, will give an informal talk on "Helping the Homemaker.” The executive board will meet at the home of Mrs. R. C. Woolfolk, 409 Shepherd street, Thursday at 8 p.m. Mrs. Ellen Spencer Mussey Tent, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, met at 1222 New Hampshire avenue, with President Eva Garis pre siding. A Valentine party was held. The tent participated in the 127th birthday celebration of Lincoln at First Congregational Church. There will be an open meeting Feb ruary 28. The Capitol Hill History Club met at the Kenesaw, with Mrs. Ernest H. Elliott and Mrs. Milton Granger as hostesses for luncheon. In honor of Lincoln’s birthday the members gave one-minute responses to the roll with sayings of Lincoln or important facts about his life. Mrs. Arthur W. Loveren presented a paper on the "Achievements of the Curie Family.” Mrs. Douglas W. Holton was wel comed as a new member and Mrs. J. M. Robison of Barbersville, Ky., as a guest. The meeting adjourned to meet February 26 with Mrs. Harry Pat terson. Mrs. Blanche Austin will be the assisting hostess. Department of the Potomac, Wom en’s Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army, held a meeting of the council in the Mayflower Hotel Feb ruary 14. Past Department President Mary Haworth presided. The new president, Mrs. Agnes Sibley, took office. A wreath was placed at the Lincoln Memorial by the department presi dent, Mrs. Agnes Sibley, with her color bearers. Takoma Park Women’s Club.—The drama department will meet at the home of Mrs. Thomas W. Marshall, 7023 Blair road, Wednesday evening. Assisting hostesses uflll be Mrs. Walter P. Harman and Mrs. M. T. Himmel wright. A study of Ibsen and the modern reform movement has been planned. Three of Ibsen’s most re nowned plays will be reviewed— "Hedda Gabbler" oy Mrs. Frederick L. Pratt, "The Doll’s House” by Mrs. Gordon 8. Parker and "The Wild Duck” by Mrs. Albert A. Spear. Mrs. Francis Munger will discuss Ibsen and his Influence in the drama. The music department will meet at the home of Mrs. Mary C. Tighe, 209 Holly avenue, Thursday, at 10 am. A program has been arranged, in cluding piano selections by Mrs. J. W. Hartman and Mrs. Dorothy Radde Emory; solos by Mrs. Albert Volkmer, contralto, and Mrs. Inez Payne, pianist, and a reading by Mrs. D. C. Gordon. Mrs. Roy Y. Femer will entertain the duplicate contract class Friday at 1 pm. at her home, 50 Whittier street. The Executive Board met at the’ home of Mrs. W. L. Holt last Friday afternoon. ( Appointments Suspended In Reserve Corps Grades * - ■1 - Transfers Also Affected by New Order. General Service School Course Changes Are Announced. n VHE War Department last week 1 suspended appointments and 1 transfers In various grades and * sections of the Officers’ Re serve Corps. With the exception of applicants eligible and qualified for appoint ment under - Army Regulations No. 145-10 or Army Regulations No. 350 3200, appointments in the Officers’ Reserve Corps in the grades, sections and groups indicated below are sus pended: (a)Appointments in all grades in the Specialist Reserve: (b) appoint ments in all grades in the corps area assignment group only in the Chem ical Warfare Service Reserve: (c) appointments in all grades in the corps area assignment group and the arm and service assignment group In the Military Police Corps Re serve, the Quartermaster Corps Re serve and the Signal Corps Reserve: (d) appointments in all grades in the arm and service assignment group only, in the Adjutant General’s De partment Reserve, Finance Depart ment Reserve, Dental Corps Reserve, Medical Administrative Corps Re serve, Sanitary Corps Reserve and the Judge Advocate General’s De partment Reserve. The restrictions upon appointments indicated above apply equally to transfers. The suspension of examinations for appointment in the lowest grade, for assignment to the corps area as signment group in the Finance De partment Reserve, Sanitary Corps Re serve, Judge Advocate General’s De partment Reserve, Medical Corps Re serve (Colored) and Dental Corps Reserve (Colored) will be continued. Under a change that has been made in the conduct of the general serv ice school courses for National Guard and Reserve officers, this course of Instruction will not exceed three months and will normally begin about March 1. The purpose of this course is to train officers of the National Guard and Officers’ Reserve Corps in (1) tactical and technical duties of the arm in abbreviated form to in clude the regiment, with a brief sum mary of the corresponding brigade functions; (2) practical command of | units to include the regiment and practical Instruction in the mechan- j ics and employment of weapons; (3) I staff duties to include the brigade, and (4) proper methods of training. District Cavalry officers will meet today at Fort Myer, Va„ at 9 a.m., for instruction in equitation, under Maj. J. C. Mullenix. Maj. Harvey Edward will conduct a combined meeting to morrow evening with the Quartermas ter Association. Officers of the Judge Advocate General’s Department will meet tomorrow evening. Lieut. Col. H. A. Auer will discuss the work of the judgaaadvocate at a port of embarka tion. Coast Artillery officers will meet Tuesday evening. Lieut. Col. Roy At wood will discuss the work on Army extension school courses. Germany will be the subject of a general meet ing of military intelligence officers Wednesday evening. Signal officers will hold their conference Thursday evening, at which will be taken up wire communication in the higher units. A map problem and field for tifications will be the subject of the 343d Engineers meeting, which will be held FTiday evening. The following District officers will begin, March 1, 14 days’ active duty at 3d Corps Area headquarters, Bal timore, Md. They include Capt. Allen C. Fisher, JA-Res.; First Lieut. Linwood B. McCloud, 913th Coast Ar tillery (anti-aircraft), and First Lieut. William M. Johnson, 320th Infantry. Several District officers have been continued on active duty with the Civilian Conservation Corps for an other six months. They are: Capt. LeRoy H Barnard, 318th Infantry’ (Clarendon): Capt. Albert H. Wait, Air Reserve; First Lieut. Robert B. Curtiss, 306th Cavalry; First Lieut. Howard E. Hassler, 320th Infantry, and First Lieut. John H. Stokes, 16th Field Artillery (Alexandria). The following local Reserve officers have been assigned to units of the Dis trict of Columbia; Maj. Victor H. Dent, First Lieuts. Edward B. Liles, Charles P. Loomis, Harry E. Miner, Robert K. Norton and Second Lieuts. Thomas A. Gerow, Dallas S. Barnes, Donald A. Shaffer (Hypttsville), How- ’ ard M. Bradbury, jr., and Harry W. Frantz, all to the 320th Infantry. Capt. Richard K. Chapman and Second Lieut. Harald C. Larsen have been as signed to the 318th Infantry. D. A. R. ACTIVITIES Army and Navy Chapter met at the Army and Navy Club. Comdr. John Franklin Shafroth, U. S. N, spoke on “The Navy.” The following delegates and alter nates were elected to the State con ference and national congress: Dele gates. Mrs. Bruce L. Canaga, Mrs. Rex H. Rhoades, Mrs. William D. Wrightson, Mrs. George R. Harrison; alternates, Mrs. de Rosey C. Cabell, Mrs. Fay Prickett, Mrs. E. K. Webster, Mrs. Mortimer B. Birdseye, Mrs. Wil liam R. Smedberg, jr.; Mrs. James T. Moore, Miss Jane E. Goldman, Mrs. Robert Skelton, Mrs. William Nelson, Mrs. W. E. Pattison French. Col. James McCall Chapter met in the home of Mrs. Flora B. Miller, the regent, Mrs. Claude A. Cook, presiding. The State chairman of the Student Law Committee, Mrs. Temple Hill, was guest speaker. Decendants of ’76 Chapter met at the home of Mrs. Emma Cupp. Mrs. Harry W. Dowling, Mrs. John Fish back and Miss Anna Walton were as sisting hostesses. Mrs. Edward Tar ring, regent, presided. Tribute was paid to Dr. Isabel Lamb, who died January 18, 1936. Mrs. Harry W. Dowling was elected second alternate to the national con ference in place of Dr. Lamb. Dolly Madison Chapter met at Wes ley Hall, 1703 K street. Mrs. Ripe W. Means gave an illustrated talk on her trip to the Philippines. One new member was added, Mrs. E. G. Kimball. The chairman of the hostesses was Mrs. John D. Ogden, with Mrs. William S. Corby, Mrs. John O. Weedon, Miss Mabel Dorris, Miss Bessie Gries, Miss Lucile M. Colby, Miss Carrie Gries and Miss Ogden as sisting. E Pluribus Unum Chapter held its annual banquet at 1703 K street Among the guests were Mrs. Jear Labat, State vice regent; Mrs. Charles Haig, State recording secretary, and Mrs. William B. Harding, a formei State regent. Senator Royal S. Copeland of New York spoke. A musical program was rendered by Paul Garber, tenor soloist accompanied by Loyal B. Aldrick Miss Lillian Benjamin gave a group oi rhythmic dances, accompanied bj Mrs. Roger Wells. Keystone Chapter met at the home of Mrs. Pearce Rayner. The following alternates were elected to D. A. R. Congress: Mrs. Pearce Rayner, Mrs. Harry Green, Mrs. New ton Montgomery, Mrs. Ida J. Kinsell Mrs. Casey M. Jones and Mrs. Robert L. Williams. Louisa Adams Chapter met at the home of Miss Catherine R. Watkins Kenesaw Apartments. Assisting hos tesses were Mrs. Julia Prentiss and Miss Edith Aldridge. Miss Harmon, vice president gen eral, and Mrs. Labat, State vice re gent, guests, made addresses. Mrs Widmar gave a program of Swiss songs. ' Eugenia Washington Chapter met at the home of the regent, Mrs. Charlet G. Hoffmann. The chapter indorsed Mrs. Harry C. Grove for vice presidenl general from the District of Columbia Mrs. George K. Bradfleld, organizing regent of the chapter, invited the members to a luncheon at the Shore ham Hotel on March 7 to celebrate the chapter’s twenty-fifth birthday anniversary. American Eagle Chapter met at the home of Mrs. Anthony Muto, 3707 Thirty-third place. Mrs. Laurance H. Riggles assisted the hostess. The chapter contributed to the flag pre sented to the Woodrow Wilson High School by the Correct Use of the Flag Committee. Potomac Chapter met at the home oi Mrs. John Franklin Little, 1510 Var num street, with Mrs. Albert L. Rhein strom, Miss Lillie Keathley and Mrs, W. H. Wanamaker assisting. The regent reported on the meeting of the State Executive Committee foi the nomination of State officers. The historian, Mrs. Harry Gutrldge, gave an account of the meeting of the StaU Historical Research Committee. Mrs. Frederick W. Brake announced » dinner March10 at the Mayflowei # NATIONAL UNION Richard A. Walker presided at the meeting of McKinley Council. Sen ator Brown spoke on the class cere monial to be held in March, when 50 candidates will be initiated by the ! United Council degree team. An en j tertainment will be held March 14 j for the preliminary arrangements of organizing a ladies’ auxiliary. Aurelio ; Viana was elected a new member. j The Hospital Service Association | elected the following officers: Presi dent, Arthur S. Brown; vice president, ' E. P. Weightman, and secretary-treas j urer, Clarence M. Mitchell. Dr. Joel T. Curry presided at the meeting of Scott Council. The mem bers voted against the proposition of consolidating and will not merge with any council. Henry J. Frank, press representative, spoke. The Hospital Service Association will meet Wednesday in room 501, Washington Loan Sc Trust Co. Build ing. ! [LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE| I The degree staff, Dictator John Lowe, Vice Dictator Edward Calhoun, Past Dictator Dr. John Donohue, Prelate W. F. Amole, Orator Frank Rose, Sergeant at Arms F. R. Bissell, , Ralph Leonard and Ethan Thompson ! of Columbia Lodge, presided last Fri • day evening at the Burlington Hotel, j when a large class was inducted into | the order. This was a part of the | Midwinter conference. | - The grand regent of the Women of the Moose, Mrs. Jane Debus of Columbia, Pa., paid the chapter an official visit at their last meeting, instructing the chapter in ritualistic work. The chapter celebrated the 16th birthday anniversary with a party February 14. The Women of the Moose closed their two-day Mid winter conference at the Mayflower Hotel Friday and Saturday with a ' banquet and dance last night. Jr. 0. U. A. M. At the visitation February 12, the speaker for State Council officers was R. W. Hawkins, State Council treas urer. Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address was given by State Conductor Samuel Hubacher. This visitation was with Potomac-Valley Forge Council. The State Council officers visited Old Glory and Francis Scott Key Council February 20 at 808 I street. The speaker for the State Council officers was Alton Jasper, warden. The next visitation will be with Star Spangled Banner Council at 808 I street, February 28. American Women's Legion. The Leonard Wood Unit met at the home of Mrs. Lillian K. Urbank, with Mrs. Bertha M. Gessford, president, • presiding. Mrs. Bradford submitted a report on the recent national de fense conference. Mrs. Urban, child welfare chairman, reported the fur nishing of clothing to a needy child. The unit will present a program of entertainment at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital for the benefit of the hos pitalized veterans in March, under the direction of Charles Kohen. Hotel, at which Potomac Chapter will be represented. Deborah Knapp Chapter met at the home of the chaplain, Mrs. Robert M. Ferguson, Miss Stella Sebem was as sisting hostess. The regent, Mrs. Carl Brown, presided. Continental Chapter gave a recep tion at the home of Miss Isabel Beer and Miss Annie M. Alexander, 1243 Thirty-third street, to the national and state officers of the society. With the regent. Miss Mary J. Edmands, dn the receiving line were Mrs. Jean J. Labat. state vice regent; Mrs. Stan ley Hall Beasley, state chaplain; Miss Ramona Newman, state corresponding secretary; Mrs. Charles Carroll Haig, state recording secretary, and Mrs. John F. Little, state registrar. Al ternating at the tea table were Mrs. John M. Beavers and Mrs. J. J. Manion, with Miss Mabel L. White and Miss Evelj^i L. Yeomans.