Election and Installation of
Officers to Be Held on
The annual meeting of the Grand
• Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of the
District of Columbia will be held Wed
nesday evening at the Masonic Temple.
"Election and installation of officers
will be held. Grand High Priest Eu
gene E. Thompson will be in charge.
Chevy Chase Lodge will hold a Gov
ernment night Wednesday evening.
Special guests will be the Masons of
the Bureau of Standards, the Geo
physical Laboratory and the Depart
ment of Terrestrial Magnetism of the
Carnegie Institution. Dr. Tuve of the
latter organization will give an illus
. trated talk on an interesting scientific
subject. Special music will be pro
vided and refreshments served.
Master Edwin L. White of Bright
wood Lodge announced that on Wed
nesday evening there will be moving
> pictures of Glacier National Park. E.
Whitlock will be in charge of the pres
entation. Refreshments will be served.
Takoma Lodge will confer the E. A.
degree on February 8. Senior Warden
James F. Blose will be in the east and
Junior Steward Cecil W. Macy will act
as senior deacon.
At the meeting of Cathedral Lodge
Thursday evening members of the
National University Masonic Club will
. be special guests. The F. C. degree
will be conferred. Refreshments will
Uigh Priest Roy D. Borden of Eu
reka Chapter, R. A. M.. has arranged
a special bingo party for the members
of his chapter on Friday evening The
newly installed officers of the chapter
are; High priest, Roy D. Borden; king,
George W. Mehlfelt; scribe, John F.
Eullender; secretary, Francis I. Beach;
treasurer, George S. Foreman; captain
of host. James J. Brown; principal so
journer, Harry O. Gathers; Royal Arch
captain. Thomas R. Wilson; master
third veil, Kenneth C. Mark'vard;
master second veil. William A. Robin
. son; master first veil, George Mocka
bee, and sentinel, John W. Cranford.
The Fellowcraft Club of Lafayette;
. lodge will meet, preceded by a dinner, i
• at Hammel s. 416 Tenth street N.W.. j
on Friday evening. The new officers
are: President. Grant L. Hagan: vice i
prseident, David Morris; second vicej
president, Harry A. Alberger; secre- j
tary. Alonzo C. Wooten; master of j
ceremonies, John Lucas; sentinel. Wil
liam G. Wiles, and captain of Fellow
• craft team, William Lambis.
Potomac Lodge will have a Masonic
play. "A Rose on the Altar," written
by Junior Grand Deacon Carl H.
*Claudy, tomorrow evening. The cast
will be made up of members of the
Fellowcraft Club of La Fayette Lodge
and will be directed by F. Sterling i
Wilson. Several lodges in nearby Vir
ginia have been invited by Master
Frederick W. Englert.
Past Master Harry L. Strang, jr„
, will address Benjamin B. Flench
Lodge tomorrow evening on "By That
of Being a Man." The First Degree
will be conferred.
4 Master Alvin L. Helmick of Pental
pha Lodge announced Dr. Ernest S.
Griffith, dean of the Graduate School
of American University, will address
his lodge tomorrow evening. Refresh
ments will be served.
Fast. Grand Master Paul B. Crome
, ljn will install Edwin S. Bettelheim,
Jr- as senior warden and Charles t)
Collins as treasurer of Sojourners’
Lodge tomorrow evening.
* Master J. Dutton Wainwright of
Acacia Lodge has arranged a bingo
party and smoker Tuesday evening.
The Fellowship Club of Osiris Lodge
Will meet at 935 G place N.W. Tues
The Pellowcraft Club of King David
Ledge will meet Tuesday evening at
the Masonic Temple, Twelfth and
Monroe streets N.E. The new offi
^rrrs of the club are: President, Arthur
E. Lausen; vice president, Orval C.
Barchet. and secretary-treasurer, Rob
ert K. Sutton.
Mount Horeb Chapter, Potomac '
Chapter and Woodridge Chapter, R,
A. M„ will hold their annual elec- ,
tion and installation of officers next
H. B. Gardner, president of the An
chor Masonic Club, announced a din
ner meeting will be held Tuesday at i
6 pm. at the Continental Hotel. Julian
T. Baber of the United States Secret ■
Service will speak on ’’Counterfeit- •
Monday—Potomac, social; Ben- ,
Jamin B. French, F. c.; Anacostia, ,
M. M.; Pentalpha, social; Mount \
Pleasant, social: Sojourners, E. A.
Tuesday—Federal, E. A.; Acacia, \
social; Takoma, E. A.; Samuel Gomp- .
ers. E. A.
Wednesday—Harmony, F. c.; War- i
ren G. Harding, F. C.; Chevy Chase, '
social; Brightwood, social.
Thursday—The New Jerusalem, .
P. C.: George C. Whiting, E. A.;
Temple-Noyes. F. C.; Cathedral, F. C.;
Barristers, F. C. (special).
v Friday—St. John's, F. C.; Hope,
Y. M. C. A. News.
The board of managers will hold a
special meeting and dinner at 5:30
Ted Thayer will speak to the Y's
Men’s Club tomorrow at 6 p.m. on
The Monday Night Bible Class will
meet at 7:30 p.m. under the leadership
of Miss Mabel Nelson Thurston.
A concert will be presented in the
assembly hall at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow.
The Southeastern University alumni
will meet Wednesday evening in the
assembly hall for a music program
The Staff Bowling League will meet
at 9:20 a.m. Thursday. The regular
staff conference will be held at 10:05
t The Executive Committee of the
Organized Bible Class Association will
hold a dinner meeting Friday at 6
p.m. in room 218.
The Debate Club will meet Friday
evening. Arthur M. Isler Is the coach.
The Riding Club will ride from the
Riverside Stables at 2 o'clock Saturday. ,
"Conserving the Sabbath for Man” ,
* w’ill be the subject of the weekly radio
talk over WMAL at 5:15 pm. Satur
The Saturday Nighters will hold a :
<Janc« in the men’s gymnasium at i
Grand Chapter Officers, O. E. S.
Mrs. Paul B. Cromelin, associate grand matron, and Richard
E. Titlow, associate grand patron. —Buckingham Photos.
Order of the Eastern Star
St. John's Lodge Chapter will cele
brate Its twenty-fourth birthday an
The Auxiliary Home Board will meet
at the home of Mrs. Alfreda Larson,
2436 Thirty-ninth street N.W., Feb
A dance and card party of Beth
any Chapter will be held at Ward
man Park Hotel on February 10.
Cards will begin at 8:30. Dancing from
10 until 1. For reservations call Mrs.
Cora Icenhower, Georgia 7749.
The Endowment Committee will
meet at the home of Mrs. Lenna Ber
rett, 1311 Kearney street N.E., tomor
row evening, with entertainment and
The Association of Past Matrons
and Patrons of Electa Chapter will
hold its annual banquet and election
February 11 at the Garden House of
Dodge Hotel at 7 p.m.
The Officers’ Club of Fidelity Chap
ter will meet at the home of Mrs.
Dorothy Klinck. 422 Butternut street
N.W., tomorrow evening. Past Ma
tron Emily Thompson will be the as
Past Matron Mrs. Pearl Bellman
will entertain the Home Board at her
home, 1523 Lamont street N.W., on
Tuesday, February 8 at 12:30 p.m.
She will be assisted by Past Matron
Lillian Vincent and Mrs. Laura
A bingo party will be held for the
benefit of ways and means at the
home of Past Matron Bellman, on
February 15 at 8 p.m.
At the meeting on February 17 the
degrees will be conferred.
At the last meeting of Electa
Chapter piano solos were given by
Miss Mildred Deane and soprano solos
by Miss Velma Crowe. The Dramatic
Club. Bethel No. .1, Job's Daughters,
gave several skits.
On Tuesday evening will be a Val
entine party. The Auxiliary Board
meets Friday evening at the home
of Mrs. Ethel Keene, with Mrs. Mar
garet Lainhart joint hostess. The
Endowment Committee meets at the
home of Mrs. Marion Linden and
Mrs. Lillian Butler on February 16.
The Past Matrons and Past Patrons
of Bethlehem Chapter were enter
tained by Mrs. Mae M. Smith at her
home on Thursday evening.
The officers of Bethlehem Chapter
honored Mrs. Mary Teachum Friday
at the Lotus for dinner, the occasion
being her birthday anniversary.
The matron. Miss Blanch Bowen,
announces initiation Tuesday night,
followed by an entertainment.
Matron Rase L. Hidde announced
the next meeting of Columbia Chap
ter will be secertary and treasurer's
The choir will meet tomorrow at
the home of Past Matron M. Noreta
Koch, 1421 Juniped street N.W.
The Ways and Means Committee
will meet February 3 at the home of
Associate Patron Henry W. Syfrig,
5212 Eighth street N.W., Mr. and Mrs.
Roscie M. Willhite assisting.
The annual dance and card party
will be held at the Wardman Park
Hotel on February 9.
The Educational Committee will
neet on February 10. The Endow
nent Committee elected the following
ifficers: Mae E. Shade, chairman;
Hary E. Spiker, vice president, and
Nellie Gorden, secretary and treas
lrer. The next meeting will be with
ttary E. Spiker, 1216 Euclid street
N.W., on February 9.
The eight annual banquet of the
930 Association of Matrons and
’atrons was recently held at the
tdmiral Club. The president, Past
datron Elviria Magdeburger, presided.
*ast Patron Thomas W. Davis, vice
resident, acted as toastmaster.
The program consisted of tenor solos
>y Past Patron Irving M. Tullar, read
ngs by Past Matron Myrtle L. Davis
i feature, “The Mystery Woman,” by
5ast Matron Evelyn F. Stoner, and
olos by Past Matron Gertrude Smith,
rhe accompanists were Past Matrons
Slvlria Magdeburger and Gertrude
The next meeting will be held at
he Lutheran Parish Hall, Fourteenth
md Gallatin streets N.W., February
.8, for election of officers.
George Tate, patron of Hope Chap
er, died January 29. In respect to
his beloved memory, all activities of
;he chapter have been cancelled dur
ng this month with the exception of
-he annual dance and card party
February 24 at the Wardman Park
During the week the grand matron
ind grand patron will be guests of
honor at Eastern Star activities as
follows: Monday evening, St. Johns
Lodge Chapter; Wednesday evening,
Naomi Chapter reception for the grand
natron; Friday evening, Unity Chap
ter, and Saturday evening, annual
banquet of Past Matrons and Past
Patrons Association of Naomi Chapter.
Mary E. Shepherd, matron of Fed
eral Chapter, announces on February
10 will be a celebration of the twelfth
birthday anniversary. The 1938 Ma
trons and Patrons will be guests.
On February 15, the Friendship
31ub will meet at Mrs. Cora Manoly’s
home. On February 16, visit to the
d road casting station and Trans-Lux
Takoma Chapter celebrated its
10th anniversary. The grand malron,
jrand patron, Louise Kreglow, past
irand matron, and Dr. C. C. Gallaway
ind Edward Riley, past grand patrons,
were honor guests. A large delegation
rom Frederick Chapter was present.
Refreshments and dancing followed a
ikit. “School Days." 1
On February 11 the degrees will be
conferred and February 17 the chapter
will serve a turkey dinner.
The Home Board of Brightwood
Chapter met at the home of Miss
Margaret HelfT, asosciate matron, with
Miss HelfT presiding. Mrs. Ruth OlifT
was elected secretary, and Mrs. Ida
Louder treasurer. The next meeting
will be held April 20 at the home of
Mrs. Anna Parkes, conductress.
The members of the chapter will at
tend the Naomi Chapter homecoming
for the grand matron on February 9.
The next meeting of the chapter will
be February 10. A Valentine party
will be a feature.
The Ways and Means Committee
will hold its annual dance at Pythian
Temple on February 23.
Cathedral Chapter meets Wednes
day after which they will be guests at
Naomi Chapter's birthday party and
homecoming to the grand matron.
Members with cars kindly assist in
taking the officers and members to
the temple. On P’ebruary 22 there
will be an informal colonial tea at the
home of the matron, Helen Mussel
man. 1737 D street S.E., for the bene
fit of the endowment fund. Invitation
is extended to all members and friends.
The matron of William F. Hunt
Chapter announces at the meeting
February 10 the chapter will honor
Mrs. Teachum. Members will attend
Naomi Chapter's home coming of the
grand matron on February 9.
The Past Matrons and Patrons’ As
sociation of Good Will Chapter will
hold a card party Tuesday at 60 M
street N.E. at 1:30 p.m. The public
Mrs. Edith I. Lusby will entertain
the past matrons and patrons at her
home the evening of February 16.
Libbve G. Prawde. matron of Temple
Chapter, announces the degrees will
be conferred on four candidates Feb
The annual dance and card party
will be held at Wardman I’ark Hotel
on March 2.
Naomi Chapter will celebrate its
43d birthday anniversary and also the
home-coming of the grand matron
next Wednesday evening. Besides the
worthy grand matron, the special
guests will include the other Grand
Chapter officers, the grand officers of
Maryland and Virginia, the past grand
officers, the matrons and patrons of
1938 and the members of Cathedral
and Hope Chapters.
The Auxiliary Home Board will
meet and play cards at the home of
Mrs. Annie Hughes, 1845 Kalorama
road N.W., on Tuesday evening. Mrs.
Julia Webb will be the assisting
Warren G. Harding Chapter will
meet on Tuesday. There will be a
Valentine party and entertainment.
Those having birthdays in January
and February will be the special
guests. The meeting scheduled for
February 22 has been called off.
At the meeting of the Star Point
Society, Martha R. Carter was elected
president and Elmerdeen B. McDer
An evening of games, sponsored by
the Ways and Means Committee, will
be held February 15 at the home of
Elmerdeen McDermott, 1306 Park
La Fayette Lodge Chapter will con
fer the degrees on Wednesday eve
ning. There will be refreshments.
The La Fayette Card Club will meet
with the matron on February 15 at
her home, 4832 Eighth street N.W.,
with Mrs. Florence M. Allen and Mrs.
Pauline E. Bowen as assisting host
The matron of Miriam Chapter, Ma
rie Linthicum, announces a dance will
be held February 12, at Almas Tem
ple. A meeting of the Home Board
will be held February 10 at the home
of Lillian Higdon, 1604 D street N.E.
A Valentine dance and card party
is being sponsored by the Ways and
Means Committee of Chevy Chase
Chapter Saturday night. February
12, from 9 to 12.
The Friday Night Card Club will
meet February 11 at the home of Mrs.
The Ways and Means Committee of
Washington Centennial Chapter will
meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Posey V. Hall, 6215 Twelfth street
N.W., on Thursday.
The Jolly Juniors Committee will
meet at the home of Miss Lucille T.
Moore, 512 Baltimore boulevard, Riv
erdale, Md., on Tuesday.
Harmony Chapter met January 27.
Dorothy Dowling was installed as
Martha by Past Matron Ada Toombs
as installing officer and assisted by
Past Matrons Anne Potter as mar
shal and Ethel Pidgeon as chaplain.
Members are invited to attend the
reception given by Naomi Chapter for
the grand matron February 9.
The Ways and Means Committee will
hold a dance March 5 at the Broad
Past Matrons and Patrons of Areme
Chapter held a banquet January 29 at
the Continental Hotel. The following
officers were elected: Anna Smitskamp,
president; William Nalley, vice presi
dent; Irene Schmidt, secretary; Dr.
Grant Bamhardt, treasurer.
Matron Clara Scott announces Con
gress Lodge Chapter will meet tomor
row evening. The Ways and Means
Committee is planning a dance for
the chapter next month.
Mizpah Chapter met February 1.
Entertainment was furnished by Billie
Gee of the Fire Department, accom
panied by several girls.
The Home Board will meet for lunch
Mount Pleasant Chapter Will
Be in Charge From
4 to 5 O’clock.
Mount Pleasant Chapter will be
hostess today for the Y. W. C. A. tea
hour, 4 to 5. The music hour, 5 to 6,
will be presented by members of the
National Honorary Musical Society,
Sigma Alpha Iota, and planned by
Hazel Brown Piers.
Chapter Council will meet tomorrow
at 11 o'clock. The Membership Com
mittee will meet especially at 4:45,
after which tea will be served. The
Executive Board of the Professional
Writers’ Club will meet at 7 p.m. The
Elizabe'th Somers Glee Club will meet
at 7:30 to make plans for the annual
concert. The Girl Reserves Glee Club
will meet at 4 p.m.
The Business and Professional Wom
en's Music Club rehearsal at 7:15 on
Tuesday, followed by a business and
social. Amicitia Club will meet at
7:15. The Theta Mu Club will have
a business and social meeting at 8 p.m.
Wednesday Club will be entertained
at 4 o'clock. ' Mount Pleasant card
party at the home of Mrs. George U.
Rose. 1418 Van Buren street N.W. The
Mabel Honor Society will meet from
6 to 10. Music Leadership Class, under
the Music Committee of the Blue
Triangle Club, will meet at 5 o'clock.
Strong Residence girls will have a
sing from 7 to 8.
The Greek Mutual Aid Society will
meet from 7 to 8 for tap on Thursday
and at 8 with Mrs. Helen Radous.
Gamma Beta Gamma will meet at 8
for the election of officers. Western
Girl Reserves will have a "Little Red
Schoolhouse" at 3:15 for the new stu
dents: McKinley will have "Famous
Lovers”; Roosevelt will have an apple
pie party; Woodrow Wilson a preview
Valentine party. The Blue Triangle
Club will meet at 6 for supper, fol
lowed by a public affairs discussion
group at 7; gym class at 7; a sing at
8 and a Valentine party at 8:15.
On Friday the Blue Triangle Club
will have a Valentine dance from 9 to
The Music Committee will meet
Saturday at 11, followed by luncheon.
SHIFT OF MARINE
Change Sheet Is Expected at Corps
Headquarters About Middle
Officials at Marine Corps headquar
ters expect about the middle of the
month that the big change sheet will
be made public, whereby colonels,
lieutenant colonels and majors will be
given new assignments at the expira
tion of their present tours of duty.
Officials at Marine Corps headquar
ters, under the direction of Maj. Gen.
Thomas Holcomb, commandant, are
making out the new details, prepara
tory to being presented to Secretary
of the Navy Swanson for his final ap
The Junior Selection Board of the
Marine Corps, under the prearttency of
| Col. Alexander A. Vandegrift, public
! relations officer at headquarters, met
Tuesday at the Navy Department.
This board, which will choose cap
tains for advancement to majors, and
first lieutenants for promotion to cap
tains, is expected to be in session for
Lt. Col. Oscar R. Cauldwell, who is
on duty with the Fleet Marine Force
at San Diego, Calif., arrived here last
week to take his place on the Junior
Brig. Gen. Randolph C. Berkeley,
president of the Marine Corps Exam
ining Board here, has now returned to
duty following his recent illness in the
Marine Corps headquarters has been
advised that Col. Thomas S. Clarke,
former commanding officer of the Ma
rine Barracks here, who has been ill
of pneumonia in Shanghai. China, is
now considered out of danger.
A few days ago Maj. William P.
Richards was detached from the Ma
rine Barracks. National Station, Guam,
and will report for duty at the Depart
ment of the Pacific, at San Francisco,
Maj. Frank S. Gilman will be de
tached about March 1 from the Ma
rine detachment aboard the battleship
U. S. S. Idaho and he will report for
duty as inspector-instructor of the
15th Battalion of the Fleet Marine
Corps Reserve at Galveston, Tex. Ma
rine Corps headquarters has author
ized him to delay in reporting until
Capt. Harry V. Shurtleff will be
detached on April 1 from the Marine
Barracks at the Mare Island, Calif.,
Navy Yard. He will then be ordered
to his home and will be retired as of
June 1. Capt. John Waller, Marine
Corps headquarters said yesterday, is
in the same category.
Capt. William K. Snyder has just
been detached from the Marine Corps
Base, Naval Operating Base, San
Diego, Calif., and ordered to his home.
He will be retired as of April 1.
Rathbone Temple met. with Most
Excellent Chief Alice Jones presiding.
A new degree staff is being organized.
Plans are under way for a bingo and
card party at the temple next Thurs
day. A birthday party and reception
was held in honor of the 88th birth
day of Daniel Rothwell, grand prelate
of the Grand Lodge of Knights of
Pythias of the domain of the District
of Columbia. A program was ren
dered and refreshments served.
eon at The Highlands on February
12. On February 15 will be Club
Night. A card party will be held at
1210 Wisconsin avenue N.W. Febru
The Mu Delta Sigma Club will meet
at the home of Sister Ella Dowden on
Mount Pleasant Chapter will hold
a dance and card party February 26 at
Friendship Chapter will meet Tues
day. On February 18 there will be a
cabaret held at 4441 Wisconsin ave
nue N.W. Music, dancing, cards and
A Valentine dance and card party
will be given by Bethany Chapter
Thursday at the Wardman Park Hotel.
Cards at 8:30 and dancing from 10 to
1 o'clock. The matron, Mrs. Blanche
D. Peiser, and Patron R. Le Roy Morris
will head the receiving line, assisted by
the past matrona and patron! of the
I SUNDAY CROSS-WORD PUZZLE |
1. Circular band.
5. Kind of resin.
19. Prickly pear.
20. Mexican Indian.
21. Medieval collar.
25. City in Ohio.
27. Papal scarf.
30. Good fellowship.
32. Expedient' Fr.
35. The maples.
36. Loose garment.
37. Spirit of evil: Hindu
39. Cowardly fellow.
41. Son of Isaac.
43. Pertaining to command.
48. Spanish gypsy woman.
50. Cuts off.
54. Central American tree.
55. Mexican pine.
57. Strewed: her.
58. Latin text of the Bible
revised by Jerome.
60. Wooden peg in the gun
wale of a boat.
62 Pope's crown.
64. French grape jelly.
66. Kind of type.
67. Red dyestuff.
71. City in Oregon.
78. Melted rock.
80. Masculine name.
84. Pit for a king.
86. Licks up.
96. Norse navigator.
97. Positively not.
101. One of a Hamitic race of
105. Biblical kingdom.
110. Oatmeal cake.
111. Stringed instrument.
115. Dravidian of Hindustan.
116. Flower extract.
118. Used for curdling milk.
120. Metric measure.
124. Seaport of ancient Phe
126. Spanish hall.
127. Pith of a matter.
133. Fastened with a band of
135. An expectant deliverer.
143. Many-colored appear
145. California roekfish.
147. Catlike animal of Africa.
149. Tapiocalike food.
151. Mexican porridge.
154. Lock of hair.
156. Handle of a scythe:
3. Fertile desert spots.
6. Pertaining to the ear.
9. Canting, as of a boat.
11. Polynesian chestnut.
12. Ringed boa.
13. Universal remedy.
14. Cubic meters.
15. Furnished with shoes.
29. Muse of poetry.
34. Hawaiian wreaths.
40. The yam bean.
47. The blaubok.
49. Asiatic kingdom.
51. Flexible sandstone.
53. Pass smoothly.
61. Wife of Geraint.
68. Form of Athena.
75. Roof edge.
81. Rend asunder.
85. Hebrew stringed instru
87. Betel palm.
90. Seek laborously.
94. A small grotesque figure.
95. Cut off. as a vowel.
100. English sand hills.
102. Native state in British
104. Paper measure.
106. Female pupil in charge.
108. Verse of ten feet.
112. Mother of Castor and
114. Sly artifices.
117. Harvest in India.
121. Things that bring good
123. Pour off gently.
125. Genus of marine gas
127. Pikelike fishes.
128. Very desirable.
129. Pleasant aspect.
130. Genus of clothes moths.
134. Turf used for cottage
136. Yellow finch.
142. The sweetsop.
Knights of St. John
St. Gabriel's Auxiliary met January
25. The Rev, Maurice Alexander,
chaplain from Solomons Island, at
tended. Deputy. Mrs. Wilfred P. Ross,
instructed the members regarding the
new rituals. President, Mrs. A. L.
de Montfredy, presided.
The Santa Marla Hospital Guild
met at the home of Dr. A. M. Sanders,
when the following officers were
elected: President, Mrs. Mary Burke;
past president, Mrs. Margaret Bailey;
first vice president, Mrs. Omi X. Bing
man; second vice president, Mrs.
Anna Goebel; recording secretary,
Mrs. Lillie Quade Ritter; financial
secretary, Mrs. Eugene Hugin; treas
urer, Miss Irma Hugin; messenger,
Mrs. M. Beachamp; sentinel, Mrs.
Blanche Myers; guard, Miss Louise
Eckstein; trustees. Dr. A. M. Sanders,
Mrs. Mary McLamey and Mrs. Elea
nor Quade. Officers were installed by
Supreme Trustee Mrs. Omi X. Bing
man. A party was held in celebration
of the 10th anniversary of the guild.
An anniversary mass wrill be offered
for the deceased past president and
organizer of the guild, Mrs. Mary C.
Martha Washington Lodge, No. 3,
was visited recently by the deputy
grand sire of the Sovereign Grand
Lodge of Odd Fellows. Bertram Gaskill
of Atlantic City. Wilfred E. Lawson,
grand representative of the District of
Columbia, introduced him. He was
accompanied by Arlington Custer, dep
uty grand master, and Capt. John
Kelly of Canton Washington, No. 1.
Other guests were Mrs. Oliver Wood
worth. vice president of the Rebekah
Assembly; Mrs. Annette Harrell, treas
urer of assembly; Mrs. Rosina Lowe
from Colorado and Mrs. Louise Michel,
past deputy president of Florida.
Officers of Martha Washington
Lodge were installed as follows: Mrs.
Alice Suthard, noble grand; Mrs. An
gela Heaton, vice grand; Miss Minnie
A. Butts, recording secretary; Mrs.
Rena Norton, financial secretary; Mrs.
Agnes Arnett, treasurer; Mrs. Ellen
Dorsey, W'arden; Mrs. Mary Custer,
conductor; Mrs. Hazel Bishop, inside
guard; Mr. Kelly, outside guard; Mrs.
Jeannette Taylor, chaplain; Mrs. Mar
garet Tyng, musician; and four sup
porters, Mrs. Downie Kelly, Mrs. Me
rielle Cordelle, Mrs. Orra Pfrimmer
and Mrs. Bertie Purdy.
B. P. 6. Elks.
The 56th anniversary of Washing
ton Lodge and the 70th anniversary
of the order will be celebrated on
Wednesday. A class of more than 30
candidates will be initiated and a spe
cial program of entertainment will be
The initiation will be the last to be
conducted by the present officers of
the lodge. The one in March will be
conducted by past exalted rulers, and
this will be the last prior to installa
tion of officers in April.
Nominations for officers will be
made at the sessions of March 2 and
9, and elections will be held March 16.
The Entertainment Committee is
arranging an oyster roast for Feb
Answer to Yesterday’s Puzzle.
Women of the Moose.
Columbia Chapter will celebrate its
18th anniversary on February 11, at
1414 I street N.W, There will be a
The Executive Committee will meet
Thursday at 8 p.m., at the home of
Senior Regent Mrs. Frances Bald
win. 601 A street N.E.
The Membership and Alumni Com
mittees will meet Tuesday at 8 p.m. at
Moose Hall, when plans for a class of
new members to be initiated upon the
occasion of the annual visitation of
the grand regent and grand recorder
of the Women of the Moose, February
25. will be completed.
A dancing class for the children was
organized yesterday with Miss Irma
Baker as instructress.
Mrs. Pauline Miller, Child Care and
Training Committee chairman, will
conduct the Saturday afternoon story
hour at the Central Union Mission
Emergency Home for Children at 3
p.m., February 12.
The Homemaking Committee will
meet tomorrow evening at the home of
Chairman Mrs. Mae Sine, 506 Eighth
Columbia Lodge will meet Tuesday
at 8 p.m. at 1414 I street N.W. The
Nominating Committee will be ap
pointed. George E. Eddleman, chair
man of the Membership Committee,
announced five applications for the
Mooseheart 25th anniversary class to
be held in March. Membership prizes
for last class will be presented at the
dance on February 22 at the Hay
Loft Inn, Forestville. Md.
A meeting of the House Committee
will be held next Friday at 8 p.m. at
1414 I street N.W.
Royal F. Schreiber presided at the
meeting of United Council. Silent
tribute was paid to Maxmillan J.
Marnelli. W. S. Ayers, jr„ who has
resided in Miami, Fla., for the last
five years, spoke. Joseph Lee John
son was admitted to membership.
Scott Council was presided over by
Dr. Joel T. Curry. Senator John A.
Marshall and the trustees, William
Lohmar, Philip D. Gingras and Harry
W. Selah, spoke.
President Harry Selinger presided
over Congressional Council. Silent
tribute was paid to James Fogerty.
Clarence Mitchell, delegate to the
Hospital Service Association, spoke.
Meetings this week are: Friday,
Scott Council, Woodmen of the World
Hall, and National Capital, 409
Eighth street S. E.
Catholic Daughters of
The third public lecture in the series
of lectures presented by the Convert
league of Court District of Columbia,
will be held at the Willard Hotel on
Wednesday at 8:15 p.m. The Rev.
James M. Gillis. editor of the Catholic
World, will speak on ‘ Peace! Peace!
But How?" The musical program will
be given by the male choir of St.
Matthew's Church, under the direction
of Prof. Boyce. Miss Florence Winter,
national chairman of the Convert
League of the Catholic Daughters of
America, will preside. The guests will
be welcomed by Miss Augusta E. Uhl.
grand regent of Court District of
Columbia, and short addresses will be
given by the Rev. John N. Cartwright
and the Rev. A. J. Burggrafl.
Miss Margaret Mooney was elected a
trustee to serve until May, 1930, last
At the social meeting February 15.
Father Paul of the Franciscan Monas
tery will give a talk on the Holy Land.
Bethel No. 1 celebrated its 15th
birthday anniversary. Mother Warden,
supreme guardian, was a guest in cele
brating the bethel's and Mother
Teachum's birthday anniversaries.
The Hiking Club will meet February
8 at 1131 E street N.E.. with Grace
Duvall and Dorothy Bush as hostesses.
The drill team will meet at the tem
ple tomorrow at 7:30.
The choir on February 10 will pre
sent two plays at Trinity Chapter,
O. E. S. The next meeting, February
11, will be Mother's Night. All choir
members are requested to escort their
mothers to 1120 East Capitol street that
Bethel, No. 4, met January 28 and
initiated five candidates. It was de
cided to change the meeting night to
the first and third Fridays. This will
take effect commencing with the
At the meeting February 11a social
is planned. Dr. R. L. Sexton, the
honored queen's father, will show a
series of colored motion pictures.
At the last meeting of Bethel No.
2, Elvira Little was installed as one
of the five messengers. On February
11 is the next meeting. A dance will
be held in honor of the De Molays.
All of the other bethels are invited.
Bethel No. 3 will meet February 10
for initiation. On February 11 every
one is invited to meet in front of the
hall at 7 o’clock, and go to the skat
ing rink. The council met at the
home of Mrs. Hughes last Monday
night. The Mothers’ Club will meet
tomorrow at the home of Mra. Fenti
Jr. 0. U. A. M. News.
Anacostia Council met, followed by
supper. A dance will be held at 2407
Minnesota avenue Friday evening.
The proceeds will be given to the Warm
Springs Foundation. Tomorrow night
the council will adjourn early and
attend the visitation of the Bennlng
D. A. V. REUNION j
Event Will Be Held July 3, 4
and 5, the Location to
National Capital Chapter, Disabled
American War Veterans is planning &
reunion of veterans to be held July
3, 4 and 5. Comdr. Earl D. Harrell
announced last week the plans Include
a barbecue, swimming, boat rides, '
dancing, field games, beauty contest
and drum corps competition. The
exact location has not been deter
mined. All veterans and their famille* '
will be invited. '
This chapter has elected to the ‘
Department Executive Committee: s
Lou McCray, Max G. D. Prentice end
Zac F. Lyon. A bingo party will be
held Thursday night at Hoose Hall.
The Department Membership Com
mittee will meet tomorrow night at the
Federal Chapter will meet tomorrow
at 8 pm. at the Soldiers, Sailors and
Marines' Club, with Joseph F. Foran,
commander, presiding. A testimonial
will be given in honor of Burr Len- "
hart, past commander, who is leaving
Washington to accept a position in
i The Last Man Club elected officers
as follows: Earl D. Harrell, president; '
j William R. Beall, first vice president; ’
| Robert Slater, second vice president;
William B. Covert, secretary; Thomas
H. Harvey, chaplain; Lou McCray,
sergeant at arms, and James W. Short
land, member board of governors. __
The Women's Auxiliary will meet *
at the Soldiers, Sailors and Marines’
Club next Wednesday night.
Mrs. Dolly Secord, national com
mander, will be the guest of honor
Friday night at the auxiliary dinner
at 2100 Massachusetts avenue N.W. '
She plans visits on February 12 to "
Walter Reed and Mount Alto Hos
pitals. She will visit the White House
and will have a conference with Gen.
Frank T. Hines at the Veterans’
Next Sunday a tea will be given for
Mrs. Secord at the home of Mrs. Marie *
Anderson. 1322 Somerset place N.W.
All members of the D. A. V. and
auxiliary are invited. Mrs. Mary Holt,
commander, will receive the guests,
with Mrs. John J. Crim and Mrs.
Dorothy Covert at the table. Mrs.
Secord will visit the Capitol on Febru
ary 14. calling on Representative Edith
Nourse Rogers of the Veterans’ Affairs
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P. E. 0. Sisterhood.
Chapter G met at the home of Mrs.
Grant S Barnhart. 1434 Rhode Island *
avenue N.W.. with Mrs. C. C. Coombs "
as assistant hostess. Mrs. Richard E.
Cloughton, president, presided. In
spection was made by the state or
ganizer, Miss Elizabeth Reynolds.
Chapter N was entertained Wednes
day by Mrs Glada French at a lunch
eon at the Brook Farm Tea House.
A business meeting followed, with •
the president. Mrs. Clifford Betts, pre- -
siding. Mrs. H. T. Radcliffe conducted
a study of the Constitution Mrs. H.
Bonesteel of Washington State was a
Chapter J met at the home of Mrs.
Arthur H. Von Thaden. 6302 Maple
avenue. Chevy Chase, Md.. Miss S.
Elizabeth Reynolds inspected the
chapter. Mrs. Edgar Stansfleld and
Mrs. Desmona Williamson were Ini
The next meeting will be held at
the home of Mrs. Samuel H. Sabm,
4140 Lorcom lane. Arlington, Va, at
8 p m. Tuesday. Miss Jane Anderson
will have charge of the program,
‘ Personnel of the Supreme Court."
Chapter D met Tuesday evening
at the home of Mrs. A. M. Lukei, with
Mrs. Irene Edwards assisting. Mrs.
K. L. Sherman and Mrs. Roy L. Cobb
gave a description of the Goiden Gate ’
The next meeting will be at the
home of Mrs. C. V. Bumside. 1423
Geranium street N.W. There will
be inspection by the district presi
dent, Dr. Ella R. Fales.
Jewish Community Center
Dr. Sigmund Spaeth, tune detective
of the radio, is speaker on the Na
tional Forum tonight at 8:30 at the
center, with the subject "The Art of
Enjoying Music.” Dr. Spaeth, from '
Princeton, music critic on leading pa
pers. has written magazine and news- •
paper articles and books; written and
acted In movie shorts; is lecturer and
expert witness in music plagiarism
suits. This event is arranged by the
Education Committee, of which Simon
Hirsiiman is chairman. The public Is
The center auditorium will be the
scene of the debate of the local Y. M.
C. A. against the Western Reserve
University of Cleveland today at 3
p.m. on the subject, "Resolved. That
the National Labor Relations Board
bo empowered to enforce the com
pulsory arbitration of all labor dis
putes.” The public Is Invited.
Wednesday night institutes, planned
in co-operation with the Open Court •
Club, are announced as follows: Feb- -
ruary 9. Rabbi Isadore Breslau, presl- .
dent of the Zionist Organization of
Washington, speaks on "Religion and
Science”; February 16, Dr. Walter C.
Hess, profeasor of biochemistry in
Georgetown University, subject to be
announced: February 23, David 8, :
Polier, subject to be announced. The ■
institutes are open to the public.
At the annual meeting Benjamin
Ourisman was for the third time
elected president of the board of
trustees: I. S. Turover. first vice presi
dent: Burnett Siman, second vice
president; Mrs. A. L. Dembitz, 'third
vice president; Fed S. Gochner,
treasurer; Isidore Freund, assistant
treasurer; Abe ShefTerman, recording
secretary, and Moe Oflenberg, corre
-e - »
A joint committee from Willow Cir
cle and Oak met January 26 at the
home of Mrs. Thayer, the New Berne
Apartments, for the purpose of con- '
solidating. A bingo party was gitea
recently for the benefit of the latti
Fraternal news, intended for '
publication in The Sunday Star,
must be received by the Fraternal
Editor not later than noon on
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