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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 53. 1913.
Pupils of Each Present Elebor
ate Programs of Seasonable
. Entertainment Today.
Elaborate plans hare been made for
Christmas .entertainments to be held
In the city schools today. There will
be plays, entertainments, dances and
tableaux, with excellent programs ar
ranged for the high schools.
An Xmas Box" will be the feature
ct theEastern High" School, a perform
ance in which Ada 'Howell, Evelyn
Baylor. Margaret King, Raymond
Clark, Tona Farnsworth. and Harold
"Williams will participate. An alumni
reunion will follow the entertainment,
nt which a largo number of pupils are
Teachers and pupils of the Business
High School will receive presents from
a. great Christmas tree which has been
arranged by the pupils of the senior
clashes. Those sho will Tiarticlnate sre
"VV. Walters, J. Sanford, W. Schaff. H. i
U lads ton, F. Marks. James Davis. Mar-'
sory tsarueit, uiciie mce, jessie
Kamsey, IJoyd Brodlc, Robert Bren
an, Aj Perrj'. Theodore Otte, Ida
Zlrkin, Roland Legs, Elfried Gieb,
Adele Thomas, Raymond Kind. Judith
Barbaux, Ellen Meyer, Norma Cox, and
Ellen Cannody. A Christmas potpourri
will also be given.
Helen Swonnstedt. John Nichols, and
Christopher Williams will appear in
the leading roles of "The Rivals,"
which will be presented by the 'senior
pupils of the Western High School.
The seniors of tho Central High
School will portray tho leading char
acters of Shaksspeare. Those who will
participate are Raloh Turoff. Frank
Ross. Huntr Mulfred. Lenore Kolar,
Marie Hamilton, Daniel Wilkerson.
Robert Funkhauser, William Faxton.
Robert Ide. Charles Hamilton, Franklin
Meyers, John Gambs, Robert Bertrani
Dlonett, Elizabeth Allen, Dorothy
Fasch and Iris Beatty.
An elaborate program will be given at
thcWHson Normal Schol. In which all
classes from the primary to senior
grades will participate.
The entire Chevy 'Chase School has
been 'decorated for the exercises to be
.held there. The members of the seventh
and eighth grade classes will unite in
Presenting "Castle Christmas." and the
fourth and fifth crades will present
The Night Before Christmas," both
short plays, while the third grade has
prepared "The Ruggles Family Prepar
ing for Christmas." from Dickens.
High school fraternities, cadet com
panies, and other social organizations of
the various high- schools will have en
Special Music Arranged.
J. S. Thiemever. orcanist and director
ef music at Trinity German liUtheran
Church, has arranged a special pro
gram of music at the church Christmas
morning, assisted by H Stevens, vio-1
linist, and "Fritz Mueller, 'cellist. '
SUES DOCTOR FOR
LOSS OF TOE
NEW YORK, Dec. 23. Ru
dolph Hoffman, in suing Dr.
Gustave A. Rueck, makes the
remarkable allegation that the
physician cut off his toe while
treating him for a corn so
that Hoffman could not inter
fere with Dr. Rueck's aliena
tion of Mrs. Hoffman's af
fections. 'Hoffman Remand's $10,000
damages for the loss of his
wife and his toe. As the bill
is not itemized, it is not
known which he valued most.
Churches, Knights of Columbus,
and Hibernians Plan Christ
mas Joy for Poor. '
Catholic churches and organizations
are planning to follow their usual cus
tom of caring for the poor of their faith
at Christmas time, and Catholic pasiarp
all over the city will hold special Christ
mas entertainments for the members of
At many of these celebrations there
Fire Marshal Issues .
Christmas Tre'e "DoVts"
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OR EN TONIGHT I
Following the advice offered by Fire
Chief Frank J. Wamer as to methods
of avoiding danger from fire. Fire Mar
shal P. W. Nicholson today issues the
following series of "donfs" to Christ
Don't decorate your Christmas tree
Ith paper, cotton or btoer lnflammnhle (
material, use metallic tinsel and other,
non-inflammable decorations only, and ,
set the tree securely, so that the chll-1
dren in reaching for things cannot tip,
Don't use cotton to represent snow.
If ou must have snow use Mlver sand
or asbestos fiber.
Don't leave matches within reach of
Don't place candles an the tree at all:
If you use candles for decorations, it Is
a great temptation for the 'children to
Don't place tree close to the gas. be
cause in a few days the tree becomes
BARGAINS IN USED PIANOS
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At Sacrifice Prices
$6 Per Month
Christmas Tree at
Home for the-Aged
The Kuppert Home for the Aged
and Infirm, on Good Hope Heights, Is
having its Christinas celebration to
rinv. Tf In a day for the recentlon of
relatives and other friends of tho !
aged men and women in the lnstitu-'
tlon, tne display 01 a unnsimas irce,
distribution of liregents, a musical
entertainment, and the serving of
delicacies In the dlnlnpr room.
The Ladies' Aid Society, of which.
Mrs. Leopoldlna Faclua is the presi
dent, cams from Washington today to
take charge of Ilia program. The in
stitution was decorated throughout.
A handsome tree, around which were
piled boxes of wearing apparel, con
fectionery, and fruit, stood in the as
sembly hall, ablare with colored
Salvation Army to
Give 600 Baskets Away
The Salvation Army has, made plans
to dispense 600 baskets, each containing
a completeChrlstmas dinner, from it
headquarters, at 830 Pennsylvania ave
nue northwest, on Christmas eve. Cloth
ing and shoes will be given 500 white
children at the Cosmos Theater ar.d
MO colored children also will receive
clothes and dhoes at the TCoward
will be a Christmas tree and presents vcry dry and lhc needles are easily ls
for those who attend. nlted.
The Ave .councils of the Knights of I Electric lights for decorations even
Cblumbu. lA the District have appoint- 5?U KU h&e Scs'a?
ed subcommittees, which will visit the au than to have a fire which probably
widows and orphans of deceased mcm- result In serious injur and probably
bers. and baskets of food and other com- fleam to some one.
forts and necessities will be donated by
the councils of the organisation.
Keane Council, No. 353, plans a
Christmas entertainment at Its regular
meeting next Friday night. Joseph D.
Sullivan, of the Ancient Order of Hi
bernians, announces that his 'organlza-
Xmas Cash for Retired
Police and Firemen
Parents to Receive Gifts.
A Christmas tree celebration at tne
Neighborhood House tonight will open
the holiday festivities there, and the
children of the house will present their
parents with Christmas gifts they have
made during the past few weeks. Open
houto will be observed all-week, and
there win be an entertainment for boys
and girls Friday night.
Asks Santa for Coal.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 23. "Please, I
am cold dear Santa Claus, won't you.
bring us some coal to keep us warm?"
This was one of the many touchlnr an-
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tlon will attend to the wants of members Sffi.V&.S'- i"? " . "' ,?. ST
and their families who may be in need. I way to the little poor girl's home today.
Stamps Furnish Xmas Fund.
MALDKN, Mass., Dec. 23. A Maiden
boy has a 34 Christmas fund through a
flyer In stamps. He sold stamps at a
penny premium to people who were!
waiting in the Christmas rush line at
' Twins Her, Xmas Gift.
1 NBW T-TAVRV. rnnn.. TlM 21. Bantu 1 1
Claus was forehanded here in the'ftonje
of Mrs. January Hart this year, bring
ing a pair of twins on December 23 who
today are well and husky. Santa was
late last year, not arriving with twins.
until Jnnunrv 19. TViiir- hnht fn nil
year Is a record in this city. .
Edward H. Fellowes -
New Master of Hounds
Washington has. a new M F. H.
Edward H. Fellowes has succeeded
Walter R. Tuckerman as master of
the hounds of the Ridlna; and Hunt
Club. When the field assembles for the .
new roaster will be in the saddle.
Mr. Tuckerman has resigned the
master's billet because of business pres
sure. His resignation Is the cause of
much regret to the entire membership
of the organization. Mr." Tuckermafl'8'
successor is an '.Englishman. , He , has
hunted extensively In England and In
Virginia with the Keswick Hunt Club.'
Louis C. Wilson, disbursing officer
of the District, appeared today in the
role of Santa Claus for tho pensioners
of the Police and Fire Departments,
each of whom were paid a half month's
pension for the month of December.
A total of 33,959.50 was paid the pen
sioners of the Police Department while
those of the Fire Department received
31.i90.5S. A half month's salary was
paid the teachers of the public schools
Larceny Cases Continued.
To enablo the sttT of the United
States Attorney's office tc assemble the
evidence without working" on Christmas
day, a number of larceny cases have
been continued in' the Judge 'Push's
court until after Thursday. Steven
O'Donnell. charged with the theft of a
$7 mlchrometer from Sherman W.
Frailer, of 1356 Valley place southeast,
will be tried on December 27. Elwood
Edmunds, alias Albert Nash, charged
with crand larceny, will be tried on
December 30. Charles Klopmeyer, the
complaining witness In this case, ac
cused Edmunds of stealing automobile
tire, tubes and tanks, to the value of
10.25. Alfred Casey -forfeited HO by his
non-appearance In court' today to an
swer to th charge of stealing fifteen
bushels of coal fromB. P. Batson.
1237 G St.N.W.
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