GAINED BY V. F. W.
Admiral Peary Ship Post
Plans to Sponsor Juve
nile Ball Club.
Meetings This Week.
Monday—8 p.m.. Front Line
Post. Moose Hall. 1404 I street.
Washington Post, No. 2364, 1508
Tuesday—8 p.m.. National Capi
tal post, soliders, Sailors and Ma
rines’ Club, Eleventh and L
Federal Post Auxiliary and Fol
low Me Post Auxiliary, Thomas
Circle Club, 1326 Massachusetts
Wednesday—8 p.m., Defense
Post. 2030 Rhode Island avenue
Overseas Military Band. Drum
and Bugle Corps, National Guard
Thursday—8 p.m., National
Capital Post Auxiliary, Soldiers,
Sailors and Marines’ Club.
IJotomac Post, Northeast Ma
Herbert L. Edmonds Po6t, Am
At a meeting of Admiral Robert E.
Peary Ship. District of Columbia De
partment, Veterans of Foreign Wars,
Tuesday, at the Hamilton Hotel, Capt.
F. B. Rose presided. It was an
nounced by E. J. Markham, chairman
Qf the Recruiting Committee, that 51
new members had been received dur
ing the past month.
Following some discussion the by
laws were revised. It was also voted,
upon recommendation of Chairman
Hines of the Ways and Means Com
mittee, for the post to sponsor six
juvenile base ball teams in the south
east section of the city.
A questionnaire will be sent to all
members as to their views of the post
having erected a club house here.
The next meeting will be May 12.
Advance Post met at the Capitol
Park Hotel Thursday with Comdr.
Orville F. Sandefur presiding.
Lloyd Graham, senior vice com
mander and chairman of the ’’Buddy”
Poppy Committee, outlined plans for
the poppy campaign.
Irving Silverberg, chairman of the
Excursion Committee, reported on
plans for an all-day outing at Mar
shall Hall, June 18.
The trustees met last Sunday at
Quartermaster D. E. Carleton's home.
The Drum Corps will attend the
Apple Blossom Festival at Winchester,
Ya . and the Dewey day celebration at
Front Line Post meeting scheduled
for tomorrow night has been called
off. Members will attend a joint
meeting with Washington Post at
1308 Fourteenth street,
Roland C. Paul, Company K, 64th
Infantry. World War; Frank E. Hill,
Company E, 168th Infantry. World
War, and Cyrus G. Fox, U. S. Navy,
War with Spain, were obligated as
members of this post at the last meet
The banquet honoring Department
Comdr. Edward K. Inman will be held
May 18 at 1715 Pennsylvania avenue.
Dr. Herbert J. Bryson, chairman
of the post Buddy Poppy Committee,
will leave shortly for the national
headquarters of the V. F. W. at Kan
sas City to. consult with Q. M. Gen.
Robert F. Handy regarding the coming
buddy poppy campaign in the Dis
trict of Columbia.
Auxiliary will hold a card party at
the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines’ Club,
1015 L street, W'ednesday at 8 p.m.
W. C. T. U. NEWS
Cleveland Park Union met with Mrs.
Mary A. P. Bean, 3506 Thirty-fifth
street. Mrs. E. L. Crawford told of
plans for Flower Mission day, June 2,
when a program will be given at the
Home for Incurables. Mrs. J. Ray
mond Schmidt, first secretary, spoke.
The devotional was given by Mrs. A.
S. M. Hopkins. Mrs. A. C. Christie
distributed literature. Mrs. Hiram K.
Green reported the last meeting of
Federation of Clubs.
The union voted to become a life
time union. Jennie Esmond Wright,
District W. C. T. U. director of radio,
was the principal speaker.
Mrs. W. A. Keese and Mrs. Philip
Jones are new members.
Mrs. Hiram K. Green and Mrs. H.
L. Dryden assisted the hostess.
Miss Bertha Rachel Palmer, former
superintendent of public instruction of
North Dakota and now director of
scientific temperance instruction of the
National W. C. T. U., will spend four
days in Washington. April 26-29 in
clusive, speaking to groups and holding
M. E. Church tonight. Tomorrow she
addresses a mass meeting in the First
Congregational Church at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. N. M. Pollock is arranging this
meeting, which Includes an organ re
cital, by Catharine Fowler; devotional
service, by Mrs. Arsenio Ralon; a short
concert, by the Schubert Singers, un
der direction of Mrs. Chester Adair.
Mrs. Arthur C. Watkins, District of
Columbia W. C. T. U. vice president,
v ill introduce the speaker. Mrs. W. H.
' Ramsey, president, will preside.
A tea will be given at 522 Sixth
street Wednesday from * to 7 p.m.,
when all W. C. T. U. members and
their friends are invited.
Southeast Union met Monday eve
ning in Calvary Baptist Church with
vice president, Mrs. L. L. Bowers, pre
siding. The devotional was given by
Mrs. Laura Penn.
“Boys and Girls" was the subject of
the program, which featured talks and
a duet by Mrs. Catherine Gray, leader
of the Loyal Temperance Legion, and
Rose Torcisl, who is manager of the
The guest speaker was Mrs. Belle
Cutler Parker, District director of
Solution of Yesterday’* Puzzle.
Will Begin Here Tuesday
“Building Character Through Education”
Will Be Theme of Session—Extension
Program Is Arranged.
THE twenty-third annual conven
tion of the District of Columbia
Congress of Parents and
Teachers will be held Tuesday
and Wednesday in the Interstate Com
merce-Labor auditorium. The general
theme will be “Building Character
The invocation will be given by Rev.
Raymond W. White, pastor, Rhode
Island Avenue M. P. Church.
Greetings will be by Mrs. Hamilton
Shaffer, second vice president. Na
tional Congress of Parents and Teach
ers. A skit will be presented by the
Department of Public Welfare, under
the direction of Mrs. Ralph Hoagland,
and a parliamentary law drill will be
conducted by Mrs. Shaffer. The ses
sion will be presided over by Mrs.
L. B. Castell.
The fellowship dinner will be held
Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Kennedy
Warren. An informal program of mu
sic will be presented.
Registration will be held from 8:30
am. to 11:30 am. Wednesday. The
program for the morning session in
cludes a demonstration by the Depart
ment of Health, directed by Mrs. Lu
cian Jordan; address, “How P.-T. A.
Members Can Help the Health Depart
ment,” by Dr. Hugh Davis, chief of
Child Hygiene Section of the District
of Columbia Health Department. Mrs.
Kathryn Sale English, accompanied by
John H. Marville, will furnish vocal
music, and recreation will be directed
by Miss Virginia Nielson of the Dis
trict of Columbia Playground Depart
ment. A home service clinic will be
conducted by the Department of Home
Service, in charge of Mrs. M. W. Buell.
“Building Character Through Edu
cation” will be the subject of a panel
discussion to be led by Mrs. Hamilton
Shaffer at the afternoon session.
Honor roll certificates and National
Parent-Teacher Magazine honor scrolls
will be presented by Mrs. F. M. Doudna
and Mrs. L. H. Magruder. A National
Pa rent-Tea cher Magazine pageant will
be presented by the Stuart Junior High
Resolutions will be presented by
Mrs. J. N. Saunders, chairman, and a
report of the election of officers given.
The Convention Program Committee
I consists of Mrs. W. C. Jones. Mrs. O. G.
Hankins and Mrs. M. W. Buell.
Mrs. E. J. Dowling, student aid
chairman, stresses the immediate need
for additional supplies of clothing. The
student aid rooms in the Park View
School will not be open April 28, due
to the annual convention.
Officers elected Tuesday were: Mrs.
John Brennan, president: Mrs. C. C.
Magee, first vice president: Mrs. O. N.
Forrest, second vice president: Mrs.
C. H. Brown, third vice president: Mrs.
B. F. Joy, treasurer: Mrs. R. M. Ewen,
recording secretary: Mrs. Chester
Leese, corresponding secretary: Mrs.
F. D. Morris, historian; C. B. Busby,
O. N. Forrest, Mrs. Charles Hisle, del
egates to Public School Association.
A luncheon w-ill be held at the school
May 5. Mrs. Joseph N. Saunders spoke
on the Juvenile Court bill now under
consideration, and a resolution was
passed approving the principle of the
Langley Junior High.
The Executive Board met Tuesday
after having luncheon in the school
A meeting will be held Thursday,
when the movie equipment will be of
ficially presented by the association to
the school by Mrs. Sargent Elliott,
president. Speakers will be H. Gilli
gan. first president of Langley P.-T. A.,
and J. J. Crane, first assistant super
intendent of schools.
Miss Coleen Lohman of Eastern
High School was guest speaker at the
last meeting. Attendance awards were
won by Miss Sprucebank of Maury
School and Miss Jean Ellis.
Stuart Junior High.
Mrs. Ralph Frame, chairman of the
Nominating Committee, presented the
following slate for elections to be held
at the May meeting: Mrs. H. N. Stull,
president; Mrs. Ralph Frame, first vice
president: Mrs. L. B. Berryman, sec
ond vice president; Miss Gladys Clark
son, secretary: Walter S. Griest, treas
urer, and Mrs. L. H. Magruder, his
torian. An amendment to the by-laws
was proposed to add to the list of offi
cers a third vice president and a cor
The Executive Board will meet to
morrow at 2 p.m.
John Quincy Adams.
Officers were elected and installed
by Mrs. W. B. Fry, first vice president.
District of Columbia Congress of Par
ents and Teachers, last Wednesday af
ternoon." A demonstration was given
by the elementary tap dancing class.
It was arranged to have young chil
dren cared for while parents attended
The bingo party scheduled for to
morrow evening has been canceled.
Mrs. A McGrath announces the
Summer round-up will be held at
Rosscll School, May 1, at 10 a.m.
Parents having children who will en
ter school for the first time In Sep
tember or February are entitled to this
health examination for children.
The executive board held a lunch
eon Friday, when Miss Florence C.
Mortimer, principal, and Mrs. Edna
Rawlings were guests of honor.
At the educational assembly Friday,
the special feature was lantern slides
of the school garden work and the
recent cherry blossom fete at Poto
Shirley Temple in “Curly Top” is
the feature picture of the benefit
movie to be given at the Circle Thea
ter Wednesday at 3:15 p.m., Mrs.
Frances M. Pippel in charge.
Mrs. Ivy J. Dollarhide, chairman
of the Nominating Committee, pre
sents the following slate: Mrs. Ruth
W. Hoover, president; Mrs. Frances
M. Pippel, first vice president; Miss
Viola OlTutt, second vice president;
Mrs. John R. Kays, secretary; Mrs.
B. M. Manly, treasurer.
The April meeting was held in the
form of a “Hobby night.” Mrs. M.
Buell led the discussion on "Improved
Leisure Hours.” Miss B. Pulizzi, prin
cipal, gave a short talk on her foreign
travels. Dr. L. Roth, Mrs. Douglas
Parsons and Mjss M. F. Hopkins won
hobby prizes. Mrs. M. Corwin’s room
won the attendance prize. Refresh
ments were served.
The executive board will meet at
the home of the president, Mrs. Riley
Qwynn, May 1.
The association will meet Tuesday
it 8 o'clock. “Frjjairs’ night” will be
:elebrated. Jud/VFay Bentley will
liseuss “How Home and School Can
Help Prevent Delinquency.”
Mrs. H. E. Summers announces
plans have been completed for the
Summer round-up May 1. Doctors as
sisting are: Dr. Lewis J. Battle, Dr,
Richard V. Mattingly, Dr. Ruth Jack
son, Dr. Willard 8. Ottman and Dr.
Joseph T. Forster.
The study group 'will meet Tues
day, with Mrs. Frances Pennell as
leader. The subject will be ••Money."
The annual Summer round-up will
be held May 1. Free health exam
inations will be held for all pre-school
children who will enter school next
Fall. Mothers having children of
this age should notify Mrs. J. Leroy
Poole, Georgia 79-10, chairman of the
committee. The following physicians
will examine the children: Dr. F. X.
Courtney, Dr. Daniel L. Washington,
Dr, Ruth Jackson and Dr. C. H.
Officers elected Monday were: Mrs.
S. D. Donohoe, president: Mrs. W. E.
Hall, first vice president; Miss Lillian
Shoemaker, second vice president;
Mrs. T. M. Tatum, recording secre
tary; Mrs. Donald Evans, correspond
ing secretary; Mrs. Paul Lum, treas
Miss Laura Berrien, a member of
the Women's Bar Association, gave
an address on the Juvenile CJourt bill.
The Glee Club, accompanied at
the piano by Miss Bardwell, sang a
group of songs.
An Executive Committee meeting
will be held tomorrow at 1:30 p.m.
in the Webb School.
The regular meeting will be held
In the Pierce School May 4, at 8 p.m.
N. P. Gage.
At the last meeting Dr. Edith Coale
spoke on "Medical Inspection in the
School and What the School Doctor
The Nominating Committee was ap
pointed, as follows: Mrs. Harry Klotz,
chairman; Miss Frances Fernald and
Mrs. Ja'mes Gaghan.
Mrs. Inez Todd, Summer round-up
chairman, has obtained the services
of Dr. Ryon for examination of the
pre-school children at the school
The next meeting will be held May
14 for election of officers.
New Pipe-Making Class, Un
der Miss Lambie, Meets
A tea will be held today at 4 p.m.
at the Y. W. C. A., with Mrs. Allie
M. Baxter of the Dupont Chapter as
hostess. The weekly music hour will
follow at 5 pm., featuring two vocal
Dupont Chapter will meet at 2;30
p.m Monday; St. Alban's Chapter will
meet at 1:30 p.m. to hear Mrs. Suruyo
Imamura of Japan speak. On Tues
day at 2 p.m. the Mount Pleasant
Chapter will meet for election of offi
cers at 614 E street.
A new class in pipe making, under
the direction of Miss Margaret Lambie. -
has been organized, meeting Monday i
at the Y. W. C. A. from 4 to 6 p.m.
The Professional Writers’ Club of
the Education Department will meet
at 8 p.m. Thursday at headquarters.
Week's Committee Meetings.
Committee meetings for the week
include Rooms Registry. Wednesday
at 11 a.m. and Kamp Kouncil, May
2, at 6 pm.
The Junior Council of the Girl Re
serves will meet in the department
office tomorrow at 4 p.m. Ail girls
Interested In singing may attend.
Tuesday the Girl Reserve Glee Club
will meet at 4 p.m. and the Executive
Committee at 5 p.m.
The Program Planning Committee
for the Girl Reserves will go for their
annual Spring conference Friday to
Vacation Lodge in Cherrydale to stay
until Sunday. Those attending are
Mildred Bland, Eastern High; Cath
erine Hickey, Wilson Junior High;
Eleanor Graves. Central High; Martha
Moss, Western High; Ruth Linthicum,
McKinley High; Erva Bargar, Roose
velt. Miss Mabel Cook, executive of
the department and Miss Elsa Pat
terson, chairman of the Girl Reserve
Committee, will accompany them.
Xenos Club will meet Wednesday at
7:30 p.m. for tap dancing class and
at 8 p.m. will leave the Y. W. C. A.
for a skating party.
wound I able Thursday.
The Business Girls’ Public Affairs
Round Table will continue their study
of "The United States Policy In the
Far East” Thursday at 5:15 p.m.
Practice bridge group for business
women and their friends will meet
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. with Mrs.
Hannah Hill as the hostess.
Blue Triangle Club members will
meet at the Y. W. C. A. Thursday at
5:15 p.m. to go to Rock Creek Park
for a picnic supper and a program
planned by the Recreation Committee,
under the direction of Bart Zanella.
A public affairs forum tea will be
given at the association headquarters
Tuesday at 4 p.m. when Dr. Arthur
Flemming of the American University
Staff will speak.
The first of the Spring tours planned
by the Y. W. C. A. for this season will
be May 3, when & party will travel by
bus through the Shenandoah Valley,
leaving ths association at 8:30 a.m. A
later trip to Winchester to be taken
on the day of the apple blossom
festival parade Is being planned.
B. P. 0. ELKS
The officers and members of the
Maryland, Delaware and District of
Columbia Elks’ Association will meet
at Washington Lodge today at 2:30
p.m. Grand Exalted Ruler James T.
Halllnan will be the guest of honor.
The Elks’ Boys Band will give a con
cert from 1 to 2 p.m. After the meet
ing there will be a dinner.
The Elks’ Boys Band paraded in the
juvenile parade and was voted a
silver loving cup as first prize in com
petition with other units; the pres
entation is to be made at a future
Members of the Annapolis Club
who have books that have not been
completed and do not contemplate
making the trip return them to Chair
man Fred Bergafi
or no mai
Cejebration Will Start Next
Thursday With Exempli
fication of Degrees.
The Washington Council, Knights
of Columbus, will hold its thirty-ninth
anniversary celebration starting next
Thursday, according to plans just an
nounced by Alfred A. McOarraghy,
The first and second degrees will
be exemplified on Thursday at the
club house to a large class of can
Next Sunday, following a luncheon
at the Willard Hotel, the thirty-ninth
anniversary class of Washington
Council will be received into the order.
Following the third degree, May 5,
the anniversary banquet will be held
at the Willard Hotel. Dr. Leo F.
Stock, past grand knight, will be
toastmaster. Right. Rev. Msgr. Peter
J. Guilday will speak and the prin
cipal talk will be given by Repre
sentative John P. Higgias of Massa
chusetts. Justice Pierce Butler, Rev.
Arthur A. O’Leary, president of
Georgetown University; Rev. Msgr.
Joseph M. Corrigan, rector of the
Catholic University; Rev. Father
Aloysius J. BurggrafT, Senator Augus
tine Lonergan. Senator Henry F. Ash
urst. Representative James M. Mead,
Postmaster Vincent C. Burke, Supreme
Treasurer Daniel J. Callahan, State
Deputy George E. Herring are some
of the invited guests.
The anniversary dance will be held
May 7 at the Willard Hotel.
The council's regular meeting will be
held Tuesday evening in the club
house. It will be the annual George
town University night. The George
town University Glee Club will be a
special feature. Very Rev. Father
Arthur A. O'Leary, president of the
university and a recently admitted
member of the order will talk.
The Washington General Assembly,
Fourth Degree, held its meeting and
ladies’ night at the Mayflower Hotel
last Monday evening. John F. Hill
yard, faithful navigator, presided.
Plans were made for a mothers’ day
mass and breakfast at Georgetown
University May 10, and also a retreat
at Manresa, May 15, 16 and 17, which
will be joined in by all members of
the Knights of Columbus in Washing
ton. Rossa F. Downing is chairman
of the retreat committee. William E.
Leahy, chairman of the House of the
Good Shepherd Motion Picture Equip
ment Fund, reported the fund was
almost completed and installation of
the equipment would be made at the
Home in the near future.
The program was given with Harry
P. Sommerville acting as toastmaster.
The principal address was made by
Very Rev. Edward G. Fitzgerald, whose
subject was "Religion in Government.”
Emerson Myers gave several piano se
lections; George O’Connor, accom
panied by Andy Oehman, sang, and
Jim McWilliams, professional actor
and radio star.
Stanley S. Schum presided at the
meeting of the United Council, when
an address was delivered by Senator
Michael J. Kindsfather on the "Hos
pital Service Association." George
Vail, president of Victory Council, and
Henry H. Stebner also spoke.
McKinley Council voted to change
the meeting night from the second
Tuesday in each month to the third
Tuesday, in Northeast Masonic Tem
ple. Senator Arthur S. Brown of
United Council, Senator Michael J.
Kindsfather, Potomac Council; Harry
Seiinger, chairman of the River Ex
cursion Committee, and Henry H.
Stebner, Victory Council, spoke. Silent
tribute was paid to Walter L. Ball,
who died since the March meeting.
Victory Council meets Friday in
Past Grand Regent Edwin A. Niess
of Oriental Council has been ap
pointed by Grand Regent James C.
Dulin as grand secretary to fill out
the term of Grand Secretary Frank
S. Parks, who resigned.
A joint visitation of Grand Council
officers was paid to Oriental, District
and Capitol Councils Tuesday evening
at Royal Arcanum Hall. The grand
officers were received by Regent J. E.
Officers of Oriental Council were
nominated and report was made of
withdrawal from active service to the
fraternity of P3st Grand Regent and
Past Supreme Representative George
There will be a grand visitation to
kismet and Municipal Councils, in
joint session. Tuesday evening at Royal
Firat Division Society.
The District of Columbia branch,
Society of the 1st Division, A. E. F.,
met Wednesday at 1508 Fourteenth
street, with Maj. Virgil O. Barnard
presiding. Plans discussed for the
Contigny day banquet, May 28, at
the Broadmoor in celebration of the
first American victory, the capture of
the village of Cantigny by the 1st
Division on May 28, 1918.
Secretary David Friesel made a
report concerning the scholarships
sponsored by the 1st Division Society
to the Citadel, the military college
of South Carolina. Three free scholar
ships are given to outstanding young
men who are unable to pay for a
college education. Full particulars
may be had by writing to David
Friesel, room 3201, Munitions Building.
Morris Sheppard Grove will meet
Tuesday evening at the W. O. W. Hall.
Plans will be made for transportation
to the regional meeting to be held the
week of June 2 at Lake Junaluska, N. C.
Capital Juniors met at the W. O. W.
Hall, with Guardian Cathleen Law
rence presiding. A picnic will be held
at Pierce Mill, Rock Creek Park, Sat
urday morning. All children will
meet at the .Woodmen Hall at 10 a.m.
Yankee Division Club.
The Yankee Division Club of Wash
ington, with the Maj. Gen. Clarence
R. Edwards Post, Veterans of Foreign
Wars, will tender to Maj. Gen. George
5. Simonds, a farewell banquet at
the National Press Club next Tuesday
at 7 p.m. All veterans who served
with the 26th Division during the
World War are requested to attend and
bring their families and friends.
SUNDAY CROSS-WORD PUZZLE |
6. A nut.
16. Proofreader’s mark.
21. Hawaiian salutation.
22. Agor.ie line.
24. Pointed arch.
25. Clefts in rocks: Scot.
26. A direction In music.
27. Fisticuff: Scot.
29. Turn inside out.
30. Tilted up.
31. Group of three.
32. River in England.
36. Female figurines.
40. Blade of an oar.
i 44. Make an edging.
45. Coarse rigid hairs.
46. Capable of being inter
j 51. A constellation.
53. Not allegorical.
| 55. Hazardous,
i 56. Tom rag.
58. Not barbarous.
59. To be mistaken.
61. Climbing plant,
j 63. A constellation.
i 64. Small particle of fire.
66. A shield: poet.
| 67. Hag.
j 69. Destroyed,
j 72. River in Belgium.
! 73. Pointed a missile.
| 75. Ocean.
76. Played lightly with.
90. Walking sticks.
95. Thrust out or away.
96. Turns aside.
98. Rubber tree.
99. Country gallant.
104. A lure lor angling.
106. Pierce again to draw
liquid from, as a barrel.
107. Invest with sovereign
109. Large tub.
111. She of the
112. Land measures.
113. Twin crystal.
114. Anglo-Saxon court.
120. A Queen of France.
121. Bow men in whale
126. Musical instrument.
127. Anchorites’ cells.
128. Greek letter.
131. Babylonian deity.
133. Rich, clean tin ore:
134. Place again.
139. Loiter. *
140. Roman goddess of shep
1. Certain rodents.
7. Addicted to self-praise.
8. A liquid alkaloid.
11. City in Canada.
14. Slice of meat.
16. To deny.
17. Place of assembly in an
34. A negative.
35. Lute stop.
36. Organ stop imitating a
42. Measure of capacity.
45. A number.
48. Wild hogs.
49. A thrust.
50 Natural fat.
52. A cuttlefish.
55. Current of air.
57. A larva.
62. Sloping ways.
65. Fastened firmly
68. Roman god of the tea.
70. Rumanian coins.
81 City in Scotland.
86. Arrest: French.
87. A set of furniture.
88. Works of Icelandic
89. Profound parts.
91. Hasty puddings.
97. Harsh breathing during
100. Not ever again.
103. Abstract conception of
115. Alarm bell.
116. A grass.
117. Juice of apples.
119. Certain arrow poisons.
121. Genus of the family
123. Summon forth.
125. Vehicles on runners.
127. For fear that.
128. Pant violently.
Order of the Eastern Star
Mrs. Leila J. Cooke, president of
Auxiliary Home Board, announces the
board will not meet tomorrow but will
meet May 25 at 1:30 at Masonic
Matron Ethel M. Mague announces
Columbia Chapter will confer the de
grees tomorrow with Patron Ro6coe M.
The Star Point Society met last
Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Marie
G. Neel, with Mrs. Dorothy Bingham
and Mrs. C. Maxine Knorr assisting.
The Ways and Means Committee
met last Tuesday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry W. Syfrig, with Mrs.
Doris F. Cope assisting.
The Hospitality Committee met last
Friday at the home of Mrs. Grace L.
The 1932 Association of Matrons and
Patrons will hold a card party at 2146
Georgia avenue, April 28.
Mrs. Ella Mae Fearn, matron of
Miriam Chapter, announces Mrs. Marie
Ward Linthicum, conductress, an*
Mrs. Mary E. Beahm, associate con
ductress, will be honored tomorrow
night. A feature will be a play, 'The
Arrival of Billy,” by the Dramatic
Club, under the direction of Mrs. Mary
E. Wilkerson. The cast consists of
Mrs. Eileen H. Dalstrom, Norman C.
Tanner, Mrs. Marie W. Linthicum,
Mrs. Doris Troup, Mrs. Naomi Cooper
and Mrs. Pebble B. Tanner.
The Auxiliary Home Board will have
a basket in the chapter room tomor
row night for linen donations for the
linen shower to be given at the Ma
sonic and Eastern Star Home.
A rummage sale will be held at 1107
Fourth street southwest April 30 and
May 1 by the Auxiliary Home Board
of Electa Chapter. Any member hav
ing rummage call Mrs. Ora Hanes or
Mrs. Alice Wolfe and it will be col
The Star Point Society of Bethle
hem Chapter will meet at the home
of Mrs. Edna Rauscher, 3514 North
ampton street, Saturday. The assist
ing hostesses will be Miss Laura Wil
liams, Mrs. Ella Engelhardt and Mrs.
Charlotte Gladhill. After the meet
ing cards will be played.
The Home Board will have a dinner
at the Fairfax Hotel Thursday at 6
p.m. Phone Mrs. Bowersox, Potomac
1964. for reservations.
After the meeting Tuesday a pro
gram will be rendered. *
The matrons and patrons of 1935
will entertain the matrons and patrons
of 1936 with a dinner and dance April
29 at the Beaver Dam Country Club
at 7 p.m. A special program has been
arranged by the 1935 association.
On May 2 the Matrons and Patrons’
Association of 1928 will entertain the
matrons and patrons of 1936 at the
Masonic Hall in Brightwood with an
entertainment, refreshments and danc
ing, in honor of Grand Matron Louise
The matrons and patrons of 1936
are planning a week end trip to Mas
senutten, Va„ on May 23. Any mem*
ber desiring to go will call Mary Mc
Lean, District 0256, for reservations.
The Matrons and Patrons' Associa
tion of 1935 will entertain the 1936
association at a banquet and dance
at Beaver Dam Country Club next
Wednesday. Among the distinguished
guests will be the grand matron, grand
patron. Junior Past Grand Matron
Mrs. Helen Brashears and Junior Past
Grand Patron Walter Fowler.
Washington Cehtennial Chapter on
May 1 will honor its charter mem
bers and past officers. A program is
Electa Chapter was entertained at
the last meeting with a novelty radio
broadcast by Miss Patricia Paige and
Mr. Hess; songs by Harry Guinn, and
trumpet solos, Warren Simpson, Mrs.
Ethel Scantlebury accompanist. A
dance concluded the evening.
Initiation will be held at the next
The officers of William F. Hunt
Chapter will meet at the home of
Past Matron Elizabeth Forlcer, 3314
Seventeenth street northeast, tomor
row at 8 p.m.
A meeting of the Endowment Com
mittee will be held Tuesday at the
home of Past Matron Lillian Bennett,
,1313 Juniper street, %t 8 p.m.
’. The Auxiliary Home Board will hold
a card party at the home of Past
Matron Lillian Bennett, 1313 Juniper
street, May 2 at 8 p.m.
Mary ..I. H. McLean, matron of
Federal Chapter, announces a dinner
Tuesday at 6 p.m. 8t the Fairfax
Members of the 1936 Association
call Marq McLean, District 0256, for
reservations at the 1928 Association
entertainment. May 2. 8:30 p.m.; also
for the Massanutten, Va., trip, May 23.
Matron Ruth L. Armstrong an
nounces the meeting tomorrow will be
to honor the past matrons and patrons
of Temple Chapter. An entertainment
has been planned.
A card party for the benefit of the
infirmary fund will be held by the
Home Board Tuesday at the home of
Libble Solomon, 4519 Ninth street,
1:30 to 6 and 8 to 10 p.m. Refresh
Lebanon Chapter will meet Tues
day evening and will be entertained
by the choir under the direction of
Mrs. Laura Wallace, organist.
The Auxiliary Home Board met
Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs.
Blanche Nell, who was assisted by
Mrs. Beach, Mrs. Frydell, Mrs. Lacy,
Mrs. Price and Mrs. Viola Thompson,
A dance will be given by the chap
ter at Indian Spring Country Club,
Matron Mabel H. Test of Bethany
Chapter has designated the meeting
next Friday evening as "Bethany So
cial Boosters’ night.’’ There will be
an entertainment, refreshments and
Fidelity Chapter will meet May T.
The degrees will be conferred.
The Home Board will serve a lunch
eon Wednesday at the Fairfax, at
12:30 and at the Chestnut Farms, May
5. at 12:30.
The Officers’ Club will meet May
13 at the home of Mrs. Bertha Oclcer
shuasen, 217 S street northeast, at 8
Mrs. Florence Berryman, matron,
will entertain the Home Board with a
luncheon at her home. 1511 Lamont
street, at 12:30 pm., May 12. Miss
Matty Rosenberg will assist.
Mrs. Margaret Fox was appointed
chairman of Ways and Means Com
Ruth Chapter honored its past ma
trons and past patrons at the last
meeting. The grand matron, past
grand matrons, Mrs. Elizabeth Plitt,
Mrs. Katie Gude, Past Grand Patron
George Plitt, Grand Secretary Mrs.
Rose Yost and Grand Lecturer Mrs.
Mollie Teachum were guests. Past
Patron Mr. D. Thomsen of Jessica
Callahan Chapter, Alexandria, Va„
The Ways and Means Committee
will have a dance at Stansbury Lodge
Hall Thursday, from 9 to 12 p.m.
The Temple Committee and the
Endowment Committee will give a
card party at the home of Mrs. Ruth
Bonnette, 105 Aspen street, Chevy
Chase, Md., the evening of May 1.
Phone Wisconsin 4424 for reservation.
Mrs. Daisy Hopwood Thour. matron,
announces the chapter meeting has
been canceled because of Grand
The Campbell-Loffler Sewing Club,
under the auspices of the General
Home Board Auxiliary, will hold a
reception and linen shower at the Ma
sonic and Eastern Star Home May 9
from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be refresh
ments, music and a tour of the build
ings. All members of the fraternity
and their friends are invited.
The Ways and Means Committee of
Acacia Chapter will hold a card party
at the home of Anna Farmer. 1345
Jonquil street, Saturday evening.
Joppa Lodge Chapter will have
charge of the services at the Masonic
and Eastern Star Home today at 3
The Ways and Means Committee
announces plans have been completed
for a legal bingo party in Joppa Hall
May 16 at 8 p.m.
The Educational Committee will
have charge of a legal bingo party
following a short business meeting
The Matrons and Patrons’ Associa
tion of 1928 will entertain the Matrons
and Patrons' Association of 1936 at
Stansbury Lodge Hall May 2 at 8:30
Gavel Chapter on April 21 initiated
The past officers will visit the Po
tomac Electric Power Co. on April 30
at 8 p.m.
Martha Chapter was entertained by
the men at its last meeting with an
amateur radio program, conducted by
William T. Speer, associate patron,
assisted by Rudolph Malth. Benjamin
Bolinger, Richard E. Titlow, Leslie
Lendner, Frank Hursh, Carleton Fry,
Charles Miller, Arthur Watts, Gott
hard Hoffman and Dr. Thomas 0*es'
Right Worthy Grand Treasurer
Flora E. Campbell installed Mrs. Daisy
Baker as Ruth.
The matron of Mount Pleasant
Chapter, Mrs. Hannah Dorn, an
nounces the grand matron and grand
patron, with the matrons and patrons
of 1936, will be the guests of honor at
the birthday anniversary. May 1.
A dance and card party will be held
Tuesday at the Kenwood Country Club.
Mizpah Chapter, at its last meeting,
had as special guests the grand ma
tron and past Grand Patron Edward
There will be a card party at 1210
Wisconsin avenue April 30 for the ben
efit of the educational fund.
There will be a rummage sale at 21
K street May 12 and 13.
The Secretaries’ Association will
meet at the home of Mrs. Bessie Fran
zoni, 14 R street northeast. May 2 at
8 p.m. Assisting hostesses will be
Mrs. Mary McCoach and Mrs. EfBe
The Ways and Means Committee of
Joseph H. Milans Lodge Chapter will
hold a chicken dinner May 14 In
Northeast Masonic Temple. The Sun
shine Committee will hold a dinner
and card party May 18 at Fuhrman
Studio. Twenty-first street and Massa
chusetts avenue, at 6:30 p.m. The
Afternoon Bridge Club will meet Tues
day with Mrs. Annie Langley, 1010 C
street northeast. Endowment, April
30, with Mrs. Anna Foreman. 209 Jack
son avenue, University Park, Md., 12
o'clock. Mrs. Centner will hold a
rummage sale May 27 and 28. Twenty
first and K streets. Call Adams 4081
if you have rummage.
At the last meeting of Naomi Chap
ter Mrs. Elma Jenkins announced tha
Endowment Committee will hold a
card party tomorrow evening at tha
home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C.
Doran, 304 Longfellow street. Tha
Gleaners will conduct a rummage sale
April 30, May 1 and 2. Notify Mrs.
Betty Eisenacher of rummage to ba
donated for this sale, phone North
Matron Audrey Derrick announces
Friendship Chapter will have associate
night Tuesday, with Associate Matron
Maybelle Boyce and Associate Patron
S. Mace McMillan as honor guests.
Associate Grand Matron Elizabeth
Rhine and Associate Grand Patron
Victor B. Rench and the associate
matrons and patrons are invited.
William R. Singleton Temple Asso
ciation, composed of William R. Sin
gleton Lodge, William R. Singleton
Chapter, R. A. M„ and Friendship
Chapter will hold chicken and roast
beef dinners April 30 and May 1.
Initiation of candidates will be held
Chevy Chase Chapter’s meeting,
May 5, will pe devoted to business
followed by amateur night.
The Tuesday Night Club will ba en«
tertained by Mrs. Winfred M. Savage
with Mrs. Ruth Tata assisting hostess.
Of WEPT. 30
Seven General Officers to
Terminate Careers on
With the retirement on April 30 of
Maj. Gen. Dennis E. Nolan, com
manding general of the 2d Corps Area,
and of Maj. Gen. Paul B. Malone,
commanding general of the 9th Corp#
Area, on May 31, there will be no
other age retirements among general
officers of the Army until September
30, when seven officers of general
officer rank will terminate their active
Those to be placed *v ttie retired
list of the An»f «« 'September 30,
next, include .slaj, Gens. Frank Par
ker, Frsw,* C. Bolles, Frederick W.
Coleman and Brig. Gens. Ernest D.
Scott. James B. Gowen. Hamilton S.
Hawkins and Casper H. Conrad, Jr.
In addition to these general officer
separations, three other general of
ficers will be retired for age between
September 30, next, and the end of
this calendar year. They are Maj.
Gen. Lytle Brown and Brig. Gen. Ar- *
thur S. Conklin, November 30, and
Maj. Gen. Charles E. Kilbourne, De
cember 31. There are no general
officers detailed with the general staff
in Washington whose duty of four
year term of office expires during tha
1936 calendar year.
several omcers win shortly assume
new duty at the War Department
here. Upon completing his present
course of instruction at the Harvard
Graduate School of Business Admin
istration, Lieut. Col. Bethel W. Simp
son will assume new duty in the
office of the chief of ordnance. Lieut.
Col. Sidney P Spalding, upon com
pleting his present course at the Army
War College, will also report to the
chief of ordnance for duty in hia
office, as will Capt. Harry N. Rising,
who is now on duty at the Military
Academy, West Point, N. Y. Maj.
George B. Campbell, now on duty
at 6th Corps Area headquarters, Chi
cago, 111., will assume new duty In
the office of the judge advocate gen
eral of the Army not later than June
30. Maj. Harold E Albaugh, now at
March Field, Calif., Will report for
duty at the Army Medical Center the
latter part of July.
Orders will be issued soon direct
ing a selection board to convene at
the Navy Department to recommend
a captain of the Medical Corps for
advancement to the rank of rear ad
miral. to fill the vacancy resulting
from the death of Rear Admiral John
M. Brister on April 10.
The findings of the Supply Corps
Selection Board that recently recom
mended the advancement of seven
lieutenants and 17 lieutenants (junior
grade) to the next higher ranks, re
spectively. have been approved. Those
recommended for advancement to the
rank of lieutenant commander include
Lieuts. Christian P. Schwartz, Joseph
E. Bolt and Errett R. Feeney, who
probably will make their numbers In
June, 1936, and John K. Lynch,
George W. Bauerschmidt. Austin 8.
Keeth and Walter E. Gist, who will
make their numbers with their line
running mates at later dates yet to be
determined. Those selected for the
rank of lieutenant will make their
numbers as follows: Lieuts. (Junior
Grade) Charles Naumilket, Preston G,
Locke, Bryon C. Gwinn, Calvin B.
White and Louie L. Lindenmayer, who
probably will make their numbers this
coming June, and James S. Blerer,
Donald S. Gordon, Walter N. Gray,
John W. Haines, Elmer A. Chatham,
Allan M. Gray, Ernest C. Collins,
Henry S. Cone, Charles A. Meeker,
Milton C. Dickinson, J. K. Chisholm
and William J. Laxon, who will make
their numbers on later dates yet to
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