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Social News
Of Interest
To Capital
Sir Auckland Geddes
to Reach New York
iToday—Other Notes.
The former Britannic majesty’*
Ambassador, Sir Auckland Geddes, is
arriving in New York today on the
Aquitania for a visit in this country.
Mrs. James M. Beck, wife of former
Representative Beck, is in New York
until the last of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. George Bowie Chip
man have returned to the Capital
from a visit to Nassau and Miami
Beach, Fla.
Their son and daughter-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Norris Bowie Chipman, have
returned to the Capital from Mexico,
Where they spent several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Greenwood
returned yesterday to their home, at
Fitchburg, Mass., after passing the
week end at the Shoreham visiting
Mrs. Greenwood's parents, Senator
and Mrs. Marcus A. Coolidge.
Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Smith have re
turned from a short wedding trip to
New York and are established at the
Shoreham. Mrs. Smith is the former
Mrs. Charles Piez. The wedding took
place Saturday, February 15.
The Earl and Countess of Listowel
are stopping at the Dodge while in
Mrs. Joseph T. Ryerson of Chicago is
at the Mayflower with her daughter,
Miss Mary Ryerson, who came here
from school in Catonsville, Md., for
the week end.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Mohan of New
York City are visiting the former’s
mother, Mrs. R. Dorsey Mohun, at the
. Dr. and Mrs. Henry M. Haynes of
Brookline. Mass., are spending a brief
time at the Dodge.
Rev and Mrs. William Pence James
had as week end guests at their home,
on Charlotte ave.. East Riverdale. Mr.
and Mrs. Thornton Hayes of Pitts
burgh. Pa. who are on their way to
Tampa. Fla., for a month's vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Haves. Mr. and Mrs.
James, Miss Janet James, Mr. Donald
Helm and Mr. Richard Bell, jr., formed
« dinner party at the home of Rev.
and Mrs. R. J. Bell in Georgetown
on Sunday evening.
Mr. James Mrs. Bell and Mrs. Hayes
were college friends 40 years ago at
Highland University, Highland, Kans.
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Lovett of
Detroit, Mich., are passing a short
time at the Carlton.
Mrs. Julia B. Kerr and son of
Philipsburg. Pa., are spending some
time in Washington and are stopping
at the Fairfax.
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given to the question of constructing
elevated highways.
’“Of course,” he added. “I would hate
to see the beauty of Washington
marred with such highways."
Maj. Brown explained some thought
had been given the subject, and that
personally he felt that construction of
overpasses is inevitable.
“There also is merit in the under
pass,” he said, “but there are objec
tions, too. We have one in Wash
ington—out on Benning road—but
people abuse it. It is insanitary.
“However, I do feel we could ac
complish a great deal with overpasses
An overpass at Thirteenth street and
Florida avenue, and at New York and
Florida avenues, would improve con
ditions 100 per cent. I don’t believe
there would be an accident at either
of those intersections if overpasses are
Carpenter next wanted to know if
MaJ. Brown approved pedestrian con*
trol regulations.
“For safety,” replied the police su
perintendent, “I feel the pedestrian
should comply with the signal lights,
but, I feel at the same time, that the
pedestrian is not given the protection
to which he is entitled.”
The subcommittee then recessed
until Thursday at 10:30 am. *
Senate Probe Urged.
A resolution calling on the District
Committee to investigate local traffic
problems, to determine whether exist
ing laws are adequate and being en
forced uniformly, was introduced in
the Senate today by Chairman King
and referred to the committee for^con
The resolution was offered following
yesterday’s debate, in which Senator
Borah. Republican, of Idaho declared
members of Congress have no consti
tutional immunity from arrest for
traffic violations. The King resolu
tion, however, had been under con
sideration prior to the Borah speech
and makes no particular reference to
members of Congress or other officials.
Text of Resolution.
n aimed.
“Whereas it is alleged that there has
been discrimination in the application
and enforcement of the traffic laws and
regulations of the District;
"Whereas it is desirable that an in
vestigation be made as to the existence
of any such discrimination, either in
favor of or against any person or class
of persons, and,
“Whereas it is claimed that the traf
fic laws and regulations are inade
quate to meet the traffic situation, or
are not being enforced to that end,
therefore be it resolved-”
The remainder of the resolution
merely authorizes the committee or
any subcommittee to make the pro
posed inquiry.
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Daughter of Senator
Gives Music Program
Senator and Mrs. Arthur H. Van
denberg were hosts at dinner last
evening at the^ulgrave Club, their
guests remaining afterward for music.
The artist was the daughter of the
hosts, Miss Betty Vandenberg, who is
a gifted pianist. Miss Vandenberg is
studying music in New York this
Winter with Lee Pattison. She came
to Washington for the dinner and will
i remain here a few days.
Kappa Beta Pi
Sorority Card Party
Much Interest is being shown lh
the annual card party of Kappa Beta
Pi International Legal Sorority Satur
day evening 'at 8 o’clock in Wesley
Hall. The proceeds from the party
will be applied toward the building
fund which the sorority has estab
lished for a national club house in
Among those who have reserved
tables are Miss Elizabeth Reed, Miss
Sally Mero, Miss Norma Windsor and
Mrs. Altha Wheatley, deans of the
four chapters located in Washington;
Judge Ellen K. Raedy. Mias Addle
Hughes, Miss Helen Prentiss, Miss
Burleigh Wonnlngton, Mrs. Alfred
Taylor, Mrs. Orace Dawson, Mrs.
Edwlna Avery, Miss Olive Beatty, Miss
Edith Cooper, Miss Beatrice Clephane,
Miss Jane Herrtty, Miss Orace Kin
care, Mrs. Norma Britton, Mrs. Eliza
beth Cox, Miss Harriett Buckingham,
Mrs. Mary Hathaway, Mrs. Orace
Kanode Vickers, Mrs. Bertha Lane,
Miss Helen Newman, Miss Laura
Norris, Miss Mildred Racknor, Miss
Susan Richards, Miss Maude Yates
and Miss Anna Boyle.
Miss Boyle is chairman of the Pro
gram Committee of Eta Alumnae
Miss Peet Returns
From Middle West
Mias Elizabeth Peet, dean of women
at Oallaudet College, has returned
from St. Louis where she went to at*
tend the annual convention of the Na
tional Association of the Deans of
Women. While In St. Louis Miss
Peet visited the Gallaudet Bay School
for the Deaf and was entertained at
dinner by the principal, Mrs. Mary
Deem Wood.
Shines without a rub!
Spread it on the
floor, then sit
back and watch
it shine as it
dries! Does this
trick on any type
floor, too, prov
ing beyond dis
pute it’s the
h ousewife’s
friend. One-half
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