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'W"W THE WASHINGTON TIMES. MOXIUY; DECEMBER 13; 1915. 7 News Notes and Qossip of Washington Smart Set JERSEY G!RL WRITES IE BATTLE HYMN Many Entertainments Are 1 Planned by the Leaders of Society in Washington. Gossip of Hostesses. 1 Mlai Elizabeth Kingsbury, daughter of Col. and Mrs. H. P. Kingsbury, en tertained at luncheon todnv In botnoll rnent to two of the season's dobutantes Miss Margaret Read and Miss Matlu aims. Tho clrls invited to meet them were Miss Jeannctto Oownn. Misa Kllle Lojcunc. Miss Elizabeth Chase, Miss Musanno ennsc. miss ucoroia achoiioiii. Miss Ruth Lester. Miss Lillian Hen- drjuk. MIbb Cathcrlno Kurd otto, M8s ijoromy ucnnoit. miss araco over man. Miss Kntlicrlno EMngor. Miss Margaret Douclnn. Mis Julia Briec Ms Mary Wheeler Vest. Miss Mario Peary, Miss Mttxwell Church. Miss i'auiine Htone. MUs D6rothy Taylor. Miss Dorothy Brooks. Miss Mary Gra ham. Miss Louise Clark and her fcuest. Miss Harmon Bailey, of Chicago: Miss Helen aiccumbor. Miss Dorothy wyetn. Miss Pocahontas Butlcn. and Miss .Mar- Jorlo RUss. The guests, were seated at smwi tames, which had gracciui decora tions of pink rose, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Shirley Carter, xot Cambridge, are receiving congratu lations nnnn thn birth of a .dnuir liter. Mrs. Carttr. who was Mlsa Loulso Hope Thacherl is tho daughter of Repre sentative and ' Mrs. 'Thomas Chandler rnaencr. s . Mn T. T ' Knox, wife of Colonel Knox. V. S. A., is entertaining at bridge, this afternoon at her apartment tu ill", iicounuivmiiu ... iiwiiui w Archibald Hall, who Is visiting Mrs. Frederick Efflnger. -There are twelve guests Mrs. Kfllngcr will preside at the tea tabic. i 4 The Vice President and Mrs. Mar shall are due to reach Washington this evening fr6m their home at In atanapolld where they wore detained by the Illness of Mrs. .Marshall, who Is now convalescing:. Tlicy will spend the winter at the Now Wlllard Hotel where they 'have selected on apart ment whloh has been not only refur nished to accord with Mrs. MarshalLs taste, but in nomo degree reconstruct ed to meet tho requirements and con. venlenco of both tho .Vice President and Mrt. Marshall. Thoy spent sev eral daj'a hero in September selecting thofornlshings and making their ar rangements for the winter In whose social activities they expect to tako a Ifrotnlnent part. The1 Vice President and Mrs. ilar ' Shalt have in mind a series of laro evening receptions for which the will reservo the drawing room suite frequently used for dinners to tho President. They gave a similar scries winter before last which wero de clared to be snore llko the old-time parties of a score of years ago thun anything Washington has known in recent years. The President and Cabinet will occunv boxes at Memorial Continental Hall this afternoon at 5 o'clock for tho entertain ment In aid of tho American Hospital In Tokyo, Japan. Tho Marine Band will furnish tho music. Tiie members of tho , committee arc Mrs. Arthur T. Brlce, Mrs. William C. 3ralsted, Mrs. Thomas Kwinjf. Mrs. Henry W. Fitch, Mrs. James Fraier, Mrs. C. C. Glover, Mrs. Charles S. Hamlin, Mrs. Hoes. Mrs. M. C. Macomb, Mrs. Albert L. Mills, Miss Marian Oliver, Mrs. Mahlon Pitney, Mrs. Samuel Spencer, Mrs. Walter Tuck crman. Miss Kibbey. The patronesses are Miss Wilson, Mrs. Lansing, Mrs. , McAdoo, Mrs. Oarrlsonr Mrs. Qwgory, Mrs. Burleson, Mrs. Daniels, Mrs. Lane. Mrs. Houston, Airs. Redflcld. Mrs. Wil son, Mrs Breckinridge, Mrs, Roosevelt, Mrs. Vrooman. Among tho box holders are Mrs. Samuel Spencer, Mrs. John C. Boyd, Mrs. Alpheus H. Snow, Mrs. Wll lUm C. Rives, tho Bishop of Washing ton, Mrs. Gibson Kahnestock, and Mrs. Victor KaufTmin-.i. The officer of the national association in cnarge or tne work are Lloyd C. Grls com. president; W. J. SchlefTelln, vice f resident: John S. Rogers, secretary; .loyd C. Green. Lindsuy Russell, James A. Seymour, George Wharton Pepper, and Mrs. Charles Rodman Pancoast., Members of tho younger set in Wash ington society arc looking forward with Interest to the visit of tho Yale Glee. Banjo, and Mandolin Clubs to Wash ington. Tho musical clubs will give a concert at the Raleigh Hotel Saturday. The Yale boys will be extensively en tertained while In Washington. They wlj remain hero over Sunday before continuing their Christmas holiday trip. The first tea of the College Women's Club will be given at the Raleigh, In the oak rpom, Wednesday afternoon, from 4 to G o'clock. The hostesses will be tho- George Washington members of the club, and the guests of honor Presi dent Stockton, of tho university, and Mrs. George P. Merrill, president of the Columbian Women. The program will be "Announced later. -4.- The annual meeting of the Women's Auxiliary of the University of Pcnn oyfvanla. was held at the country home pf . Mrs. Charles W. Richardson, on Grant road, on Wednesday. Mrs. Rob ert Harper, 3d, was elected president for the coming year. After the twenty members gathered around the tea table plans for the futuro wero discussed. The residence of Mrs. Thomas T. Gaff, third vice president of the District of Columbia Association opposed to wom an Suffrage, will be thrown open this afternoon for a tea in honor of the National Association Opposed to Wom an Suffrage, which held Us annual meeting at the Shorcham In tho morn ing. There are nearly 100 delegates, prominent women from twenty-two .States. Mrs. Gaff will be assisted In receiving by Mrs. Arthur M. Dodge, president of the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage, and Mrs. Mahlon Pitney. Among those who are expected to be present in addition to the guests of honor are Mrs. Robert l4msTng, Mrs. Nicholas Anderson, Mrs. Aithur Addison, Mrs. Wlllard Brown .son, Mrs. Gist Blair. Mrs. Lothrop Brad ley, Mrs. Woodbury Blair, Mrs. Kdson Bradley. Mrs. Buckingham, Mrs. Doug las Putnam Blrnlc, Mrs. Joseph II. Bra'dley, Mrs. Henry C. Corbln, Mrs. Kdword E. Capehart, Mrs. Thomas M, Chatard, Mrs. Allcrton Cuphman. Miss Card. Mrs. Robert Chapman, Mrs. J, Manoeville Carlisle, Mrs. John Davldge. Mrs, Arthur Wallace Dunn, Mrs. Stephen Klklns, Mrs. Richard Ely. Mudamo Ekcngren, Miss Elliot, Mrs. Frank Fletcher. Mrs. Charles Fitzhugh, Mrs. Henri' Fairbanks, Mrs. Charles C. Glover, Mrs. Homer Guerry. Miss Owynne. Mrs. Oliver Wendell Holmes. Mrs. Charles Hamlin. Madame Haute, Mrs. Robert Henry. Mrs. George How ard. Mrs. Chorles Hussey. Mrs. Richard A. Harlow, Miss Laura Harlan, Mrs. H. ilorgan Hill, Miss llenrlques, Mrs. Theodore Jewell, Mrs. Ralph Cross Johnson, Miss Johnson, Sirs. John P. Jackson, Mrs, Ralph Jenkins. Mrs. Rob ert Lincoln, Mrs. Joseph Lclter, Miss Murray Ledyard, Mrs. Henry F. Lip Pitt, Miss Lay, Airs. Charles L. McCaw ley. Mrs. David McKec, Mrs. Charles McFee, Mrs. 13. Rollins Morse, .Mrs. Montgomery Macomb, Mrs. Alexander Magruder, Mrs, AlexanJor Mohan, Mrs. Robert Shaw Oliver, Miss Oliver, Mrs. William Phillips, Mrs. Robert N. Page, the Misses Patten, Mrs. Ceorgo B. Puil or, Mrs. Peyton Russell, Mrs. Charles Rao. Mlsa Holen Rodgers, Mrs. Hugh Scott, Mrs. Swoger Sherloy. Mrs. Philip Sheridan, tho Misses Sheridan, Mrs. Nathan Sargent, Miss Sargent, Mrs. Southerlahd, Miss Harriet Southcrlahd. Mrs. Wlllard Saulsbury, Mrs. Joseoh MM Stoddard, Mrs. Stephen Slocum, tho Misses Squire, Mrs. Robert. Thompson. Mrs. K. Hunt Thompson. Mr. Oscar Underwood. Mrs. John Upshur, Mrs. James W. Wadsworth, Jr., Mrs. John W. Weeks. Mrs, Edwin Y. Webb, Mrs. Charles Warren. Mrs. William Mason Wright. Miss Julia Wood and Mrs. Hor ace Wcstcott - Mr. and Mrs. C. Thomas Griffith, of 17 Church street, announce tho en gagement of their daughter, Bertha Louise, to Arthur C. Lalbly, of Coving ton, Ky. Capt. Dan C. Moore, U. B. A., left Washington Friday for a short visit to Now York, after which ho will spend a 'few days In Boston as the guest. of his mother, i , -- One of the interesting events of lost week was tho dance which Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bhulman gave for fourteen young couples at their apartment in Wardman Courts. .. Mr. and Mrs. Charles . Cary Rumsey, of New York, will spend tho winter in Washington, and have leased Mrs. Paul Bartlett's residence, 1721 H street, for the season. Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett have Invited a number of guests to dinner this evening to meet Mr. and Mrs. Rumsey. Miss Josephine Shields, of New Tone, and Miss Betty Newberry, of Chicago, will arrive In Washington the tirat or next week, and while hero will be tho gi.es tn of Senator and Mrs. John K. Shields. Mrs. Shields will give a tea at Rauschcr's December 23, .when she will present her daughter. Miss Jean nctto Cowan, and Miss Shields, who Is a nlcco of Senator. Shields. -- Mrs. Arthur Forakcr will be hostess at an Informal tea this afternoon at tho Connecticut. Mtfl.i Emily Chase and Miss Virginia Hammond will presldo at tho tea table. Tomorrow afternoon Mrs. Fomker will entertain Informally at bridge. Lieut. Sherman Miles, U. S. A., who has been abroad for several years as military att&cho at Budapest And moro recently at Petrograd. will return early In January, accompanied by Mrs. aiucs. They will make a short visit here as tho guests of Gen. Nelson A. Mlleu. Mrs. Walter Damrosch. who has been tho guest of her sister. Mrs. H. S. B. Bcalc. for several days, has returned to her homo In New York. f Miss Phelan. sister of Senator James Phelan of Cullfornla, and his niece. Miss Gladys Sullivan, who havo been at the Shorcham. have taken possession of the residence. 2243 R .street, which tho PnRAtor. has reccntlv purchased. Senator Phelan has Invitations out for a dinner Thursdav evening in honor of Judge and Mrs. W. W. Morrow. Mrs. Calvin de Witt wlllrhave as her guests for tho winter at hcr home. 2021 N street, her daughter. Mrs. (Robert M. Blanchard. wife of CaptolriBlanchard. U. S. A., and their children. .Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hcnry Butler will leave Washington Friday for Phil adelphia, where on .Saturday they will attend the marrlago of their son, Dr. Ethan Butler, to Mlas Margaret Rcn shaw, daughter of Mrs. Lewis Renshaw. The ceremony will take place at noon at St. Martin's Church, and will bo fol lowed by a breakfast at the home of the bride's mother. Dr. Butler and his bride will make their home In Yonkers. Mrs. Lalse Phillips, formerly princi pal of tho Lalse Phillips School, and at one tlmo one of the most prominent educators of tho Capital, has arrived In Washington to make arrangements for Mndame Paderewskl's salo of Polish dolls, which will be held at the Shore ham Thursday. Friday, and Saturday. Since she Melt Washington Mrs. Phillips has been devoting her talents to Journ alistic and .literary work. Madame Paderowskl, the wife of the famous pianist. Is godmother to tho Polish refugee dolls, which have Just been brought to America, and is devot ing all her time to organizing their sale. The money goes to buy milk for the starving babies of Poland. They are fashioned In Paris by Polish refu gees, artists, painters, sculptors, and necdleworkers. Judgo and Mrs. Timothy T. Ann berry entertained at luncheon yesterday in compliment to their guest, former Governor James M. Cox. of Ohio, and also Invited guests to meet him at din ner last evening. Governor Cox return ed to Ohio today Judge and Mrs. Ansberry, who are established at 121 LeRoy place for tho winter, will return to their home at Defiance,. Ohio, to spend Christmas. The Judge will leave town tomorrow and Mrs, Ansberry will follow on Fri day. They will be back In Washington in time for the New Year. Mrs. Ansberry will entertain informal ly at luncheon tomorrow, One of tho most Interesting eVents of this cvcnlntr will bo , tho first meeting ltems'6f Interest and Impor tance of Pas!, Present, and Future Among Official and Fashionable Folk. of the dancing class at'tho Playhouse. " will bo picccdcd by a number of din ners Viscountess da Slbour. Mrs. John F. Wllklns, Reynolds Hltt and George Peabodv nre tho committee in charge of arrangements. Tho next danco of tb,o series will bo on January 6. , MEYER LONDON TO PRESS PEACE PLAN i f Only. Socialist Congressman En couraged by Reception of Neutral Nations' Scheme. Canadian Soldiers Take to the v Front Song of Miss Alice Wood, of lbntclalr. NEW YORKDop. 13.-A new battle hymn, sung 16 tho air of "t.-iirht ih Good Fl'it,'.''' has been composed fly Miss -Alice H'cnoWood, of Bcllovpo ave-. nue. Montclalr. N. J., ami in Vminn- ., In tho trenches by tho Canadian con tingent in me urmsh army. Miss Wood has Just returned to her home from Montreal, where sho road the hymn before detachments of sol diers bound for the front. Lieut. Col, the Row Canon John 11. Almond was so Impressed with the composition ho en couraged Its singing by tho troops, who adopted It with much enthusiasm. There are six stanzaB to the hymn, the first two of which follow: Tho battle cry of God we raise, With our triumphant song of praise, Free from all malice thought of 111. Save strong to do our Father's will. Tho power of God It Is our might. To guide and utrengttfen in tho tight, All weariness And pain to hear, Remindful ever of His- care. Miss Wood declared all the Injured soldlors returning to Canada wero cheerful and predicated that victory for tho allies surely would come. G. W. U. Buys Addition to Collegiate Department The rapid growth of George Washing ton University has necessitated tho pur chase of another building to help house the students of tho department of arts and sciences. The building at 2017 G street northwest, lust oast of tho pres ent arts and sciences building, lies' been acquired and now i being remodeled. Tho bulldlns- was purchased from El mer H. Catlln. Tho consideration has not been mado public. Sees H$r Father As War Prisoner , Woman Become Hysterical As "Movie" Flashes Likeness of Hen Parent on Screen. NEW YORK, Dec. J3.-Whlle tho au- Olence in the Prk Theafrir Inn nlntil was watching tho motion pictures ot a long iino or uerman orlsoncri or, war being marched o the roar bv Trench Jrnops. Mrs. Mary Inser suddenly cried out and became hyet6rlcal. Among the nrlsoners who marched along between -their captors sho rccog nlztO net father. Ir.-jr. Thorn ho hus not heard tor many month. j,ut wiio sho knew was righUn In Germany. It was several days ago that one of tho relatives, attending tho perform ance, saw a familiar form ns tho Gcr n ir Wtt- rr were ."malted on the screen. Ho was not certain whether the man was August Klnorn or.not. fo ho brought the daughter to the theater and asked her to watch carefully tho pictures of the prlsoneru. Thoi recogni tion wan tha result. Refuse to Pay Bill for Prisoners' Motor Trips i r, i . WILKEBBAhUB, Pa., Dec. 13,-Hnn-over townshlo commissioners have te fused to. pay a hill of. $30170, contraoted by Chief of Police Campbell, for haul Ing prisoners In automobiles from (he township to the Wiljf'esbarro lockup. The commissioners' also'.liave refused Jo pay a bill tot tiO, contracted by the chief, In feeding special policemen dur ing strike -troubles. 'The commissioner say that Policemen ought to bo nblo to carry their lunch tho same a other workmen. Campbell says that tho automobile hill Is "for a period of several months The commissioners how over, have de clared tho bill cxorbltanttrand tho chief has been Instructed to tout out the lux uries in enforcing the laws: Uncalled for Kindness. He And that night we 'drovothe Ger mans back two miles. She Drove them, indeed! I'd ha ' made them walk every step of It. London Mall. ,'. Burchcll's "Bouquet" Coffee, 25c lb. The Housekeepers' Friend N.W. BURCHELL 1325 F St N. W. "I shall keen on urging the need of a congress of neutral nations," said Congressman Meyer London, tho only Socialist member of tho House, in a statoment today, reporting that tho English press has commented favor ably upon his proposal for a conference of neutrals to suggest mediation to the belligerent nations of .Europe. Mr. London has Introduced a joint resolution providing that this Govern ment, shall take tho initiative in call ing a congress of neutrals. "At mo previous period in tho history of this republic." said Mr. London, "has such an opportunity to servo humanity presented itself to tho people and the President of the United mates. Tho belligerents evidently arc ready to listen to offers af mediation. The recent declaration by the German chancellor and the British premier can havo no other meaning." Received With Deference. Mr. London quotes a cablegram rc cclyed from "an American ncWspapor correspondent In London." who says that "aulto unprecedented deference, not to say complaisance, characterizes the British reception of Mr. London's Joint resolution calling upon the Presi dent of tho United States to convene a peace congress of neutral nations." "It Is all the more striking." says the cablo message, "when coronared with the comment made upon the Henry Ford peace expedition." The message quotes the London Star as saVihg tho London cuggestlon is "within j.ho range of practical pol itics." Th Snturrtav Ilnvlew is auoteWu (saying that the American Congress? ' mvtn means well and talks rationally. hut it asks what Is to bo gained wnen Mr, Lopdon tells his countrymen of "an artificial Issue of preparedness against an invisible and unpamable enemy." "JCwery American schoolboy," Says the paper, "can point out ana name tho enemy Teuton ambition,'' Teuton perfidy, and Teuton rutttlcssbes." Tussle Over Indemnities. Sir Xlobctlson Nlcoll, the veteran radical journalist, is uuotcd as ap proving of part of the London pro posal, but adding "But Mi. London is silent on a point of vital moment. There is not a word about indemnity In his scheme. The real tussle will ho over Indem nities, Mr. London, and the totals got bigger veiy day. Is the fact over looked that every balloon d'essai sent up from Berlin or Vienna as to peace terms has emphasized the assurance William II and Herr von Bethmann HollWeg continue to elve the Ger mans about collecting from tho allies a bill of costs?" Overcharges Returned to Customers by an Iceman MOUNDSVILLE, W. Vn., Dec. 13. xourinc mc cuy nna nanaing out sums ranging from 10 cents to dollars, nn un identified man has been calling at the homes of residents, telling them he was formerly engaged In surplyln ice nnd that the amounts given were the over charges he hod collected years ago. The conscience-stricken dispenser of cash, who Is believed to have distributed 11.500 In, small amounts, wor Ms root collar high about his face and a cap peak over his eyes. It is believed thi man was converted at a recent revival meeting. Within Reason. Mistress Jane, didn't you hear the door bell 7 Now servant Yes, mum. Mistress Then why don't you go to the door? 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