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Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972, May 08, 1942, Image 27

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Petworth
Club to Buy
War Bonds
$1,500 of Building
Fund to Be Used,
Women Decide
Fifteen hundred dollars of the
building fund of the Petworth
Woman's Club will be converted into
Defense bonds in accordance with a
resolution passed by the chib at a
meeting yesterday at the Petworth
Methodist Church.
The “good neighbor" policy was
the motto for the day and presi
dents of different neighborhood
clubs were invited as honor guests.
Those who attended included Mrs.
C. Russell Shetterly, Silver Spring
Woman’s Club; Mrs. O. Gale. Park
View Woman’s Club; Mrs. George
G. Sward. Takoma Park Club, and
Marietta Park Woman’s Club, repre
sented by Mm. Ivan J. Simms.
A talk on the "Lore of Snuffing"
was given by Miss Helen S. Johnson,
secretary of the D. A. R. Museum.
The speaker was with the Newark
<N. J.) Museum for 11 years and
made an extensive study of the
history of snuffing among other cus
toms of early days.
Committee chairmen were ap
pointed during the meeting by Mrs.
Frank J. McMaugh, the president,
who presided. Mrs. George E. Ful
ler was named chairman of the
Conservation Committee: Mrs.
Georgia Johnson was appointed
chairman of a soldiers’ entertain
ment committee and Mrs. J. W.
Mee, Mrs. Sue Richwine and Mrs.
Johnson were named delegates to
the federation meeting with Mrs.
P A. Wright. Mrs. A. K. Bailey and
Mrs. C. G. Fisher as alternates.
New members include Mrs. A. W.
Broache. Mrs. George E. Campbell,
Mrs. Carl Fairall and Mrs. W. E.
Disney.
F'uture activities announced in
clude a luncheon meeting of the
fine arts section at the Kenesaw
for May 21 instead of May 29, as
originally scheduled, and the an
nual meeting of the club at 7:30 p.m.
June 1 at the Petworth Methodist
Church. Mrs. A. E. Printz and Mrs.
R. E. Mills were appointed auditors.
The gala annual luncheon will
feature a Pan-American theme and
will be held at 12:30 p.m. June 6
at the Broadmoor Hotel. Mrs. Fred
Brown is general chairman and will
be assisted by Mrs. Printz and Mrs.
Johnson: Mrs. R. K. Bailey, pro
gram: Mrs. C. M. Scates. music:
Mrs. Richwine, tickets, and Mrs. H.
W. Parsley, decorations.
Benefit Planned
A dance for the benefit of the
Dorothy Goldsmith fund will be
sponsored by the National Council
of Jewish Juniors from 0 pm. to
midnight Sunday at the Jewish
Community Center. Prizes will be
awarded.
Daughters of Scotia
The Daughters of Scotia of Wash
ington will sponsor a dance for the
benefit of British War Relief and
United States Navy Relief at 10 p.m.
tomorrow at the Indian Spring
Country Club.
American U. Guild
The American University Guild
| of Women will hold the last book
i review of the season at 2:30 p.m.
i Monday at the home of Mrs. How
ard Booher, 3933 Fordham road.
The program will include book re
views by Mrs. O. W. McNeese, piano
selections by Mrs. M. C. Batchelder
and vocal solos by Miss Maxwell
Galloway. Tea will be served. Cars
will wait in front of the Metropoli
tan Church from 2:15 to 2:30 p.m.
i for bus passengers who wish trans
portation.
Mrs. C. H. Marvin
Elected President
Of 20th Century Club
Mrs. Cloyd Heck Marvin, wife of
the president of George Washing
ton University, was elected presi
dent of the Twentieth Century Club
yesterday at its annual meeting at
the Y. W. C. A. Mrs. Marvin suc
ceeds Mrs. Lawrence Martin, who
has served for the past two years.
Others elected include Mrs. Ed
win G. Nourse, first vice president,
and Mrs. Howard G. Nichols, cor
responding secretary. The officers
of treasurer, Mrs. W. Hayes Yeager;
second vice president, Mrs. Stephen
Olop, and recording secretary, Mrs.
Robert Townsend, hold over for an
other year.
Directors elected were Mrs. Mar
tin, Mrs. Alfred Brooks. Mrs. Walter
Gilbert. Mrs. James Robertson and
Mrs. William Clerk. New members
accepted are Mrs. Samuel Hill, Mrs.
William C. Woodward, Mrs. Charles
C. Haig. Mrs. Alonzo McDaniel and
Mrs. Edward B. Gibson.
Mrs. Marvin received the gavel
from Mrs. Martin previous to the
luncheon which followed the meet
ing.

Kappa Beta Pi Unit
To Mark 26th Year
The 26th birthday anniversary of
Epsilon Chapter, Kappa Beta Pi
Sorority, will be celebrated with a
dinner tomorrow night at the May
flower Hotel.
Mrs. C. Leslie Glenn, wife of the
rector of St. John's Church, will
be the guest speaker. Mrs. Glenn
is vice president of the National Girl
Scouts and is on the panel of speak
ers for the Defense Bond Division
of the Treasury.
Special invitations have been sent
to the patrons of the chapter and j
their wives, including Justice and
Mrs. F. Dickinson Letts, Justice and
Mrs. Harold M. Stephens and Jus
tice and Mrs. David A. Pine. Other
special guests include rushees from
Washington College of Law, Miss
Evelyn Blake, Miss Marjorie Clark
and Mrs. Dorothy S. Folsom.
Dean Lorraine Wall Hurney, at
torney with the Justice Department,
will preside. The committee in
charge of arrangements includes I
Miss Flora High Elliott, chairman, 1
assisted by Miss Mildred Aaberg,
Mrs. Anita Baird, Miss Mary Chad
wick and Miss Florence McGee.
Garden Tea Slated
A garden tea will be held for the
benefit of the St. Alban's Woman's
Auxiliary from 4 to 7 o'clock this
afternoon at the home of Col. and
Mrs. Charles S. Hamilton. 4971 Hill
brooke lane N.W. Cars will meet
the bus at Nebraska and New Mexico
avenues between 4:30 and 5:30
o'clock.
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Chevy Chase Group
Of Pen Women to
Install Officers
Installation of officers of the
Chevy Chase branch, League of
American Pen Women, will be held
at a buffet supper meeting to be
given by Mrs. Hester Beall Proven
son, retiring branch president, at
her home, 3831 Thirteenth street
N.W., at. 7 p.m. tomorrow. Members
have been invited to bring their hus
bands and guests.
Miss Mary Downey, the new presi
dent. is a librarian of many years’
experience and at present is serving
as librarian at the Alva Belmont
Library. 144 B street N.W.
Other officers include Miss
Dorothy Nicholson, first vice presi
dent; Mrs. Carol Calhoun, second
vice president; Mrs. Lida C. Lueck,
third vice president; Mrs. Charles
L. Curtiss, jr., secretary; Miss Viola
Offutt, treasurer; Mrs. Daisy B.
Calhoun, auditor, and Mrs. Emma
W. P. Slack, historian.
Members of standing committees
for the coming year are ways and
means. Mrs. Provenson; member
ship, Mrs. Mollie Davis Nicholson,
and publicity, Mrs. Frances Troy
Northcross.
This will be the last meeting of
the branch until fall.
Suburban
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mother, Mrs. R. O. Canada of Grot-:
toes, Va.. are spending the week at
Atlantic City.
Farewell Parties Given
In Lower Montgomery.
Parties for residents of lower
Montgomery County who are leav
ing from time to time because of the
transfer of Government agencies 1
are being held almost daily.
Yesterday Mrs. Joseph Douglas
Lawrence, who will move to Kansas
City later in the month, was the
guest of honor at a luncheon given
by Mrs. Richard H. Akers of Edge
moor. There were 12 guests at her
party.
Wednesday Mrs. Lawrence shared
honors wuth Mrs. George Thomas.
Mrs. Harold James, Mrs. J. E. Wells
and Mrs. Barney Schneckloth at a
luncheon and bridge party which
Mrs. Harold Hedges gave at her
home in Chevy Chase.
Sandy Spring Residents
Leave for Trip North.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Lamar Jackson
have left for a 10-day motor trip
in the North, probably going as far
as Maine. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick
W. McRevnolds have as their guest
at their home, Mt. Airy, Mrs. Mc
Reynolds’ sister, Mrs. George S.;
Worth of Wayne. Pa. Mr. Francis
Robison is at home with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Pole Robison, while
on leave from Army service.
The Rev. C. M. Young and Mrs.
Young, formerly of Takoma Park,
are temporary occupants of the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard C.
N. Williamson, who are now in
Philadelphia.
Prizes Awarded
For Short Stories
Announcement of winners in a
short story contest conducted by
the Writers League of Washington
was made last night at a meeting
at the Mt. Pleasant Library.
First prize went to Mrs. Elizabeth
S. Tilton for her “One Corsage
Missing;” second prize was given
Miss Margaret Jean Bailey, for
"Jerry’s Project”; third award went
to Miss Elizabeth Layman, for "One
Hazardous Night;” and honorable
mention was given to Mrs. Sutton
Marquee for “Blood Will Tell.” An
nouncements were rrfade by Mrs.
Nellie Walker Irish, chairman of
contests. W. H. Burrows, president
of the Free Lance Writers Club,
acted as judge. The program in
cluded stories, articles and poems
read by members of the club.
Thomas A. Simons, the president,
presided.
Miss Schumann,
Lt. Osbourn Wed
Announcement has been made of
the marriage of Miss Dorothea Eliz
abeth Schumann, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Frederick Schumann of
Chillicothe, Ohio, to Lt. Raymond
Allen Asbourn. M. C„ U. S. A . of
this city April 22 at Walter Reed
Chapel.
The chaplain, Lt, Edward J. Mc
Tague. performed the ceremony and
was celebrant of the mass that
followed.
Bicycle to Be Topic
“The Bicycle—a Future Factor In
Transportation" will be the subject
of a talk to be broadcast at 7 p.m. to
night over station WWDC by Mrs.
George Thorpe, chairman of the
Woman's Safety Committee of the
American Automobile Association.
William Van Duzer. director of ve
hicles and traffic of the Metropoli
tan Police, and J. M. Singleton, will
also participate. i
Eleanor Behrens
Bride of Lt. Burke
In Savannah Rites
The marriage of Miss Eleanor
Marie Behrens, daughter of Comdr.
Charles F. Behrens, Medical Corps,
U. S. A., and Mrs. Behrens of this
city, to Lt. Raymond Burke, U. S. A.,
of Providence, took place Monday.
The ceremony was performed in the
Wesley Monumental Church in Sa
vannah, with Chaplain J. H. Cun
ningham officiating.
The bride's mother accompanied
her to Savannah, but Comdr.
Behrens was unable to attend the
wedding.
Lt. Comdr. Richard W. Hughes,
Medical Corps, U. S. N., retired,
gave the bride in marriage, and Mrs.
W. C. Landers was the bride's only
attendant.
The ceremony was followed by a
reception in the new home of Lt.
and Mrs. Burke.
Beta Sigma Phis
To Dance Tomorrow'
The spring formal dance of the
District Council of Beta Sigma Phi
will be held from 10 p.m. tomorrow
until 1 a.m. Sunday at the Wash
ington Hotel. Members of the 11
local chapters and transfers from
other chapters are invited.
Mrs. Patricia McGrath, new presi
dent of Kappa Chapter, is general
chairman, assisted by Miss Virginia
Bell of Delta Chapter and Miss
Eunice Kirkland of Kappa Chapter
as hostesses. Miss Elsie Sharpe is
in charge of publicity.
Invited guests are 30 soldiers from
Fort Belvoir and directors and spon
sors of different chapters.
The receiving line will include
Miss Margaret Burdett, council
president; Senator and Mrs. Harold
Burton of Ohio and Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Quilitch.
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