Frank Ratterman the 2nd?
ORPHANS Were Gladdened With Fine Show and Gilts at Empress By Elks Mayor Among Speakers. More than 1.300 orphans were guests of the Cincinnati Lodge of Elks yesterday morning at a special performance of vaudeville vaudeville at th. Empress Theater, and never be fore was there assembled together a more enthusiastic audience. Inters pered be- be- tween th. regular acts of the vaudeville bill were addresses delivered by Judge Wm. H. Lueders, who welcomed the children:! Mayor Louis Schwab and Dr. Jos. Podeaia, Exalted Ruler, who spoke on behalf of the' Cincinnati Elks. Mayor-elect Mayor-elect Mayor-elect Henry T. Hunt was scheduled for an address, but as he was unable to arrive in the city in time. rtf the,prom was necessarily .omitted. The nerformance. which wa mari from beginning to end, was thorouahlv en- en- joyeo oy the cnildren and their hosts, ami at Its conclusion each of the orphans was presented wltb a great bag of candy, nuta. fruits. c. while the performers and at taches of the theater were entertained with a luncheon on th. stage. The committee In charge of the entertainment entertainment was composed of E. T. Allen. Chairman: Bernard Levy and Ferd. Sal-bert. Sal-bert. Sal-bert. The following were the subcommittees: subcommittees: Refreshment Committee Salmon P. Jones, Chairman; Wm. Haass. Frank Kirchner. Frank Lelnlnger. Wm. Peter. Geo. A. Springmeler. Fred Maimer jnh Ktnneary, John Nlemea. Frank Kmiimu James Richardson. August Herrmann. Rich ard Witt. Frank Ratterman. Jacob Hughes. Charles Karlen. John Burns. Wm. A Hon. kins. A. B. Duntap, Harry Wtttgenfetd. John Galvln. Charlea Urban. John Doyle. Richard Powell. Peter Schaaf. Max Straua. Robert Nuhring. T. J. Mulvlhlll. usners itrfiwara uonbam. Chief: aasist- anta. Fred Meyer. Harry Borgman. Milton uana, u. c Birmingham, Tboa. Miller J c ixeiiy. vm. oieinera. John Powell. John Dean. Geo. Mondary, Charlea Welget. Frank tkurieman. Geo. Finn. Wm. Vonderahe. P. a. nenry. r rana uorbacb. Lewis Greer. m. v. uecx. Samuel Bamberger. Edwin a. roy, Bamuel M. Levy, Phillip Spaeth Dr. A. E. Emmlnger. ioiea committee Mrs. K. T. Allan. Jra. rrang KroUman. Mrs. Harry Cleary. Mrs. Geo. Springmeler. Mrs. aamea Kicnamson. Mrs. Frank Kirchner, Mrs. Howard Peacock. Mrs. John Powell, .jars, aonn uaivtn. Mrs. H. B. Witt. Mrs . nenry. aira. jonn Doyla. Mra. Fred ociucii. jira. rninip Spaeth. Mra. E. A " m. a. Hopkrna. Mra. J. C. iv.ujr. i-. i-. i-. u. Hpaetn. Mra. Dr. A. E. cniiiiinici, mrm. eamuel Bamberger, Mrs. aiaz oiraua. atrs, John Nlemea. Un Th Denning. Miss Regenla Bower. Mlsa Mar- ar ivoyie. jama zrma Lata.