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of to which the Boy br J. of In In be the in 37. business; Watson, emblems city, IN GIRL SCOUT RANKS anthem, Mrs , violin and NlR-hti" a by Sunflower patrol. Troop No, 1, the flrirt to organize in the District under the leadership of Mrs Gites Scott Rafter, celebrated Its first birthday with a party on December 11 at the home of Mrs. Rafter, having as its guests members of Boy Scouts, Troop No. 39 In reviewing tho work of the year It was gratifying to the captain and parents of the girls to learn how much had been accomplished. On December * Mrs Rafter took har troop on a week-end camping trip to a little cottage on the Potomac. frh-Ts did all of the cooking and had a jolly time. On Friday afternoon the four captains for Noel House, the Misses Sophie Johnston, Gertrude Gordon, Alexandria Fitch, and Alice Goodwin, gave a Christmas tree party to th* members of their troops, -when the girls sang O h r f g carols Fl\ o members of Troop No. 16 h a v e paeserl the tenderfoot test and cflved their badges as follows: Margaret Qiilnn, Margaret Ountow, Annie Knaba, Vlrelo McComb, and Edith Lacey Troop No E, Takoma Park, held i t regular meeting Fridav night at Boy bcout Hall A f t e r the regular work an address by tlie captain, plans for ing money to h f l p the poor at t u n e were discussed and decided upon E \ c r y member wants to "do a turn" for those who are less fortunate this glad season. Mary Aufenthic passed the tenderfoot test and Maude Dense second-class teat All the girls are work- Ing on knitted scarfs for the European soldiers. Troop No 6 met Friday night, and 23 responded to the roll call One new member, Rosalie Melton, was admitted In No 3 patrol. Tho captain, Mrs Mooers, gave a short talk on Christmas giving to poor, and It was decided that Troop 6 should provide for one family The taptaln read a letter sha had received from Mrs. Low, the president, sent from Scotland She expressed her delight at what was being done by the Girl Scouts In the United States for the Red Cross Christmas ship and urged the girls to learn to knit caps and bands for the Scouts, who are patrolling the coast daj and night while tlie trained older men are at the front It wa-5 decided to supply some of these wants and to put name of the girl sending a gift In each package. Alice Craig retried rendering first aid to a boy in school. The members of Troop No 14 have making scrapbooks for the Children's Hospital At the meeting held last Monday night at Peck's Chapel the captain. Miss Kendall, announced that al! of the uniforms and bats had arrived. All of the 37 members of this troop have the tenderfoot test and received thetr aeout pins. On December 3 Miss Neal, tlle national nr-crelary, ivas i.ivited to speak to the members of the League of the Covenant at the home of Miss Qrandln Prof. Otto Simon has Invited all of the Girt Scouts -who can aing to take part in tha community Christmas tree chorus, and urras them to be present at the mass rehearsal to be held at the National Theater at o'colck Sunday afternoon Cumberland, Md., Is visiting Miss Jobannah Adler, will later visit Miss Hortense Hano. Miss Lucille Loeb and Mies Selma XiOeb, of Wellesley College, are the guests of Mrs. Leo Loeb, of Baltimore. Mlas Aline Kronheim. of Blltmor* street, will give a tea this afternoon In honor of out-of-town guests- Mlaa Pauline Cohen, who spent several months at Baltimore with relatives, returned to Washington last week. Mr. Adolph Jonas, of Nashville, Tenn., spent several days at "Washington last week, the guest of hla nlAje, Mrs. Joseph Kaufman- Mr, and Mrs. Myer Glnsberger and daughter, Miss Ethel Qlnsberger, of Butts, Mont, left "Washington last week for their home, after visiting relatives in the East since September. Mr. D. J, Kaufman returned to his home in this city last week from New Tork. where he spent a few days. Miss Selma Heyn. of Baltimore, will spend the coming week at Washington with relatives. Mra, R. Katz, of Park road, will leave Washington on Wednesday for Baltimore, Md., where she will spend three weeks with her son. Mr. Davia Katz. Mra. Ethel Davis and Miss Sallie Clarke gave a large reception last week In compliment to Mr. and Mra Robert Mitchell at the home of Mrs. M F Morris, In Fourteenth street. A musical program was followed by a buffet supper. Mr. and Mrs, Marcellus Thomson entertained at a dinner last night at the Willard Tor Mlsa Genevleve Clark. Mr. Mason Wright, a director of the Mask and Wig Club of the University Pennsylvania, and Mr. Robert Bell, eon of Mr. Charles Bell, are arranging a vaudeville performance to be given at the Playhouse, on Saturday, January 2, at S 30 o'clock. The performance Is for the benefit of the Belgian relief fund, 'will be followed by dancing. The tickets may be procured of Mias Laura Harlan, 1833 M street. Among the patronesses are Mme. Havenith. Mrs Paul Bartlett, Mrs. Montgomery Blair, Mrs Alexander Graham Bell, Mrs Hemmick, Mrs. Rxiekwood Hoar, Mrs Joseph Lelter. Mrs, McClintock, Mr*. Par-melee, Mrs Fremont Smith, Mrs. Corcoran Thorn, and Mrs. Fahnestock. Evening

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 20 Dec 1914, Sun,
  3. Page 35

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