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. Federation
Holds Final
Meeting
Mrs. E. H. Daniel
Takes Gavel at
. Ceremony.
INSTALLATION of Mrs. Ernest
Humphrey Daniel as president of
the District of Columbia Federa
tion of Women's Clubs and of the
officers recently elected with her took
place at the final meeting of the sea
son yesterday at the Roosevelt Hotel.
The gavel was turned over to Mrs.
Daniel by Mrs. Lloyd W. Biddle, who
has just completed a three-year term.
Mrs. Daniel said that although the
department heads and committee
chairmen, who will carry on the work
of the club during the coming season
* have been selected the names would
not be made public until acceptances
have been received.
The prize for the best club poster,
depicting the aims and work of a
member organization, was awarded to
the Housekeepers’ Alliance. The prize
of $5 will be given to Robert Griffith,
a local artist, who made the draw
ing. The club poster contest has been
. conducted by the fine arts depart
ment under the direction of Mrs. Lloyd
A. Morrison. Members balloted yes
terday on the posters, and the award
was a popular choice award. The com
mittee in charge of the balloting was
Mrs. Johan Kondrup, chairman; Mrs.
Theodore Holdkamper, and Mrs.
George Lewis Packham.
The penny art fund prize, also
awarded by the department of fine
arts, was given to the Entre Nous
Club, which made the largest per
capita contribution to the fund. The
’ prize was a marine painting by A.
H. O. Rolle, a Washington artist, ana
will be placed in the headquarters
of the General Federation of Wom
en's Clubs at 1734 N street N.W. Mrs.
Rolle, the artist's wife, is art chair
man of the Park View Woman's
Club.
Reports of the triennial convention
of the General Federation of Women's
Clubs, held recently in Kansas City,
were given at the morning session by
Mrs. Biddle. Mrs. Charles P. Keyser,
Mrs. H. K. L. Fulton and Mrs. Edgar
B. Merritt.
Revisions of the by-laws of the fed
eration. presented by Mrs. Arthur
Charles Watkins, former second vice
president, were accepted.
A brief memorial service was held
for members of the federation who j
have died within the year, and mu- j
sical selections were given by Mrs.
Charles Carroll Haig.
The report of the fine arts de
partment, of which Mrs. Lloyd A.
Morrison is chairman, was given at
the afternoon session.
The Year Book Committee elected
is: Mrs. Charles P. Keyser, Mrs. Edgar
B. Meritt, Mrs. Frederic Newburgh,
Mrs. Lawrence E. Murray, Mrs. Oscar
Nelson, Mrs. James M. Bair and Mrs.
Mary Lamond White. The year book
will be prepared under the supervision
of Mrs. Ruth Snodgrass, second vice
president.
Dr. Edith S. Coale reported on the
progress of the cancer fund to be
raised by the federation through the
sponsorship of the yacht, owned by
Willard D. Rockefeller, and urged co
operation on the part of the members.
All of the officers were installed by
the director of the federation, Mrs.
Howard L. Hodgkins. In addition to
Mrs. Daniel, who is a member of the
Political Study Club, those installed
are: Mrs. Le Verne Beales of the
Petworth Club, first vice president:
Mrs. Ruth Snodgrass of the Woman's
Clinic, second vice president; Mrs. A.
A. Ludwig of the Woodbridge Book
Club, recording secretary; Mrs. Pierce
B. Ashbum of the Park View Woman's
Club, corresponding secretary; Mrs.
Charles P. Keyser of the Entre Nous
Club, auditor, and Mrs. Lloyd W.
Biddle, director to the General Feder
ation.
* * * *
A large delegation of members of
* the Delta Delta Delta will attend
the fiftieth anniversary convention of
the fraternity, June 26 to July 1 at
Swampscott, Mass. It will include
the national president, Mrs. Joseph
D. Grigsby, Mrs. Emil Hurja. Mrs.
Lucille Foster McMillin. Civil Service
commissioner and many others.
Mrs. John Butler Walsh of Country
Woman’s Clubs’ Head Installed
Mrs. Ernest Humphrey Daniel, right, installed as president of
the District of Columbia Federation of Woman’s Clubs yesterday
is shown with Mrs. Lloyd W. Biddle, retiring head. Mrs Daniel
is a member of the Political Study Club and a past president of
that organization._ — Star Staff Photo.
Club Hills, Va., will attend as dele
gate of the Washington Alliance. It
is expected Miss Katherine F. Len
root, chief of the U. S. Children's
Bureau, will be Initiated into the
fraternity in the near future.
Others from Washington who will
attend are: Miss Beth Campbell of
the Associated Press; Mrs. Joseph
W. Marshal], Miss Catherine Bixler,
Miss Virginia Daiker, Mrs. Joseph F.
Ka.vlor, Miss Doris Zable. Miss Louise
Babcock, Miss Felisa Jenkins, Mrs.
Aldrich F. Medbery, Miss Mildred
Lutz and Miss Margaret Smith.
* * * *
Jay Carmodv, dramatic critic of
The Evening Star, gave an "off-the
record" talk on his recent visit to
Hollywood at the meeting of the
Newspaper Women’s Club yesterday
at the Admiral. Miss Katharine
Brooks, first vice president, presided.
The speaker was introduced by Miss
Betty Hynes, dramatic critic of the
Washington Herald.
A tea was given in honor of Mr.
and Mrs. Carmody, when Mrs. Jessie
Fant Evans of The Star presided at
the punch bowl and Mrs. Sophie Kep
ner of the Haskins Service poured
tea. ,
Among the guests were: Countess
Marguerite Cassini, Mrs. Donald Rich
berg, Mrs. Frank J. Corrigan, Miss
Florence Worthington, Mrs. Franceska
Kasper Lawson, Earl Dorsey, former
dramatic critic of the Herald, and
John Eversman.
Members of the Times Club, a group
of women, most of them formerly of
Salt Lake City, Utah, and interested
in current events, entertained their
husbands and guests at a dinner
dance at the Shoreham last night.
* * * *
Alpha Lambda Chapter, Phi Delta
Delta International Legal Fraternity,
will give a banquet this evening at
the Broadmoor, in honor of members
who graduated this year from Na
tional University Law School. They
are: Sallie Presley, Emily Stewart
Eby and Kathryn Masco, who received
master of laws degrees, and Helen
Gauker, Will Nash Campbell, Angela
Darby and Doris Goodall, bachelor
of laws.
Honor guests will also include mem
bers of the chapter who have in peat
years received the Kappa Beta Pi gold
scholarship key awarded for the
highest three-year average. They are:
Zoda Greenlea. Elisabeth Prender
Buchanan, Alice Kennedy Kieferle and
Helen Haas Gauker, who was the 1938
recipient. An award will also be pre
sented to the freshman student who
has made the highest average in first
year subjects.
Mrs. Julia McNinch Slear, president,
will be toastmaster, and a brief talk in
compliment to the honor guests will
be made by Miss Cathrine Edmonson.
* * * *
Iota Chi Sorority held a dinner
dance last Friday at the Shoreham.
Among those present were Mr. and
Mrs. Norwell Steam, Mr. and Mrs.
Jerry Sheehan, Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Easter, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel King,
Mrs. Marie Garrick, John McLaughlin,
Mrs. Norma Jones, Charles Watson
and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Zeydel.
* * * *
The annual picnic of Alpha Chapter
of Phi Delta Gamma, national sorority
for graduate women, was held Sat
urday at Camp Lightfoot. Va„ with
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Salsbury as the
hosts. Miss Leona Clark of Chicago
was the honor guest.
Newly elected officers are: Mrs.
Frederick W. Crocker, president; Miss
Willa Murray, vice president; Mrs. j
Harold E. Warner, secretary; Miss1
Marian Hummer, treasurer; Miss Mar
garet O'Neill, registrar; Miss Louise
Babcock, editor; Miss Isabelle Fer
guson, historian and Miss Jewel Hall,
program chairman.
Mrs. Crocker and Miss Elma Moulton
will be delegates at the biennial con
vention at Pocono Manor, Pa., June
24 to 29.
* * * *
Miss Frances Gardner, was installed
as grand regent of the grand council
of Theta Alpha Chi Sorority last night
at Wardman Park Hotel. . Other offi
cers are: Miss Betty Jones, grand vice
regent; Miss Ellen Burnham, grand
recording secretary: Miss Lael Mc
Gindley, grand treasurer, and Miss
Jeanne Kellogg, grand corresponding
secretary.
Miss Pauline Miller, the retiring
grand regent, was hostess at a buffet
supper.
* * * *
The annual picnic of the Elmira Col
lege Club of Washington will be held
Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs
Earl Brown of North Woodside, Md.
--—--•
PARLEY ON SOUTHERN
TEXTILE PAY PLANNED
Means of Preventing Further Cuts
to Be Discussed by State
Officials.
By the Associated Press.
SPARTANBURG, S. C , June 21.—
John W. Nates, State labor commis
sioner, said today he planned to in
vite labor commissioners of eight
Southeastern States to Columbia July
1 for a conference on wage conditions
in the Southern textile industry.
He said means of preventing further
wage reductions in the industry would
be discussed.
Plans also will be made, he said,
for a later general meeting of textile
executives and union officials to talk
over the wage situation and working
conditions.
Nates said labor commissioners of
Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee,
Georgia, Alabama. Mississippi and
Louisiana would be asked to attend
the July 1 meeting.
*-— •-——
China Needs Big Population.
It is said that China has needed
her enormous population to survive,
for it is a country where 2,000,000
people may be wiped out In a year
by famine or flood.
WARNSATTORNEYS
Admonished Against Use
of 'Cutting, Slashing
Remarks.’
Bj the Associated Press.
LONDON, Ky., June 21.—Govern
ment and defense counsel in the Har
lan anti-union conspiracy trial were
admonished by Federal Judge H.
Church Ford against further “cutting,
slashing remarks” as the defense called
up its second witness today.
The court—while the Jury was ex
cluded—overruled a defense motion for
a mistrial on the basis of a remark by
Assistant Attorney General Brien Mc
Mahon, but rebuked lawyers for both
sides and warned:
"If there are any further such in
dulgences, appropriate punishment
will be imposed.”
Mr. McMahon admitted saying while
clashing with a defense attorney dur
ing examination last week of a Gov
ernment witness who said efforts had
been made to obtain from him a per
jured affidavit, "your trouble is that
you tried something and got caught
with it.”
He said he did not mean to impugn
any defense lawyer, but used the word
“you” In a general sense. Forney
Johnston and Charles I. Dawson of
defense counsel and Judge Ford said
they did not hear the remark.
The only witness used yesterday was
W. Arthur Ellison of Knoxville, Tenn.,
a defendant personally, president of
the defendant Mahan-Ellison Coal
Corp.. and former president and a
present member of the Executive
Board of the Harlan County Coal
Operators’ Association.
Ellison denied the operators banded
together to fight unionism, and said
the association made “every effort”
last year to agree with the United
Mine Workers on a contract for the
Harlan coal field.
He said all negotiations broke down
when the operators Insisted "that we
be given a contract as good as those
given operators in other fields.”
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cluded several years ago that Amer
ica’s remedy of spending as a spur in
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right atmosphere of confidence
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