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Thursday, April 1, 1926
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THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 1, 1926. ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH IOGS," SOTHERN SAYS M Distinguished Actir Gives His r nt rew j-vii in ii' View at Washington U. ISOCIAL ACTIVITIES 'tm gossip-and-gush school of tn" T - 1.. on,l about the thea- which came in for the ?.,.-. of E. H. Sot hern. actor, now cast in a play r. " - n address yesterday 11 ,t 1 -u.itn has gone ud with a smile both pained j indulgent. "The New York j cs wrife about each other, their I t"lcSW thoir friends. ! 'and tufc'r JJoionally they mention the thea. - of the theater might derive -tmendous benefit from capable fearless criticism, but we Mm-t can't take seriously what they k it is not capable, and it is not ft- .. .. tioiief Hint a. training Tor ac). Ld by the old stock company J, asain to be available in the snnicipal theater. under the scheme of traveling- principals with -stock" minor cast and chorus, and k the Little Theater. Sotall the artistic movements of he 3av, however, seemed encour-ipng to him. A lot of it struck ym as decadence. "Do you know anything about the new movement in art Dadaism and the rest of tt" he asked. "I loathe it. And do you know the new poetry? I loathe it, also. And have you seen the work of Gertrude Stein? I loathe that it seems to me an impudent Imposture. "Have you seen the new art and the new scenery in the theater? I athe It. Let me tell you a story t may make the new movement a little clearer to you. "An actor named Lee Sugg found ia one town that not a single seat had been sold for his presentation of 'Hamlet He rented a shop window, placed in It a chair and on the chair a brick. Underneath he placed a placard 'Lee , Sugg presents "Hamlet," himself in the title role. In the great soliloquy he will swallow this brick.' "The public fought to get in. ,"hen the soliloquy was about due. the manager announced that Mr. Sugg, having divided the. receipts rth the manager, had disappeared. He had. however, left, a note to the effect that he considered it unnecessary to swallow the brick, since the public already had swallowed it" BRITONS HIE TO THE COUNTRY; IT'S SPRING AND EASTERTIDE 11. AND MItS. HENRY M. JIEIEI will return to St. Louis the latter part of May from Pasadena, Cal., where they have spent the winter, to be the guests of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Duncan I. Meier, of 64 57 Cecil avenue. The families will go north together to occupy their summer home at Harbor Point, Mich. Mrs. Duncan Meier has just reT turned with her father, Frederick bland i c l.,ake. from New York, where Shak- ; thev attended the funeral of Mrs. Meier's maternal grandmother. Mrs. Lake will remain for several I -rks with her daughter, Mrs. to the dogs." : John Preston Plumps, in Brooklyn. HOME FROM SCHOOL m tix London Expresses Carry Itccord Loads to I-ike Region; Politics 1'orgoueii. fetal Cable to th? Post-Dispatch and th" iV-P"!? riKy Xras. Cotivri j it 1 LONDON. April 1. With more thoroughness than ever, English- men prepared today to celebrate fcLJitional complications and enjoy u;e nrst lotteries or spring. London's population will mov almost enmasse into the country from today until next Tuesday, called by lyriea! descriptions of the country-ride published by every newspaper and broadcast by radio. Here is a typical example of the call from England's lake country: "The trees are in full bud, the fruit trees in full blossom, espe- 1 eiflilr f)iA v. ..... - t ........ i . . . ; i -i V Jcturc of pink and white; lakes tiprni. rvr.pi. ...... ,, ,i .-n,r rox-red slope with such fidelity Former Judge and Mrs. Irvin Karih of the St. Regis Apartments and their daughter, Miss Jane, will i;aii July 1 from Quebec for a summer's trip abroad. Miss Barth Is one of the St. Louis young women home from Bryn Mawr College for Piaster. Another is Miss Jane Bradley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Bradley, who with her parents, also will spend the summer in European travel. They will sail from New York at the close of school in June. Miss Clarissa Dyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. IT. Chou teau Dyer, of 2 9 Lenox place, will visit friends in the East instead of returning to St. Louis for Easter. She is now in Providence. R. I. Mr. and Mrs. Dyer and their family will spend the summer at Tepee Lodge In Wyoming. Miss Frances Blayney. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Blayney of Clayton, has returned for the short holiday period. Groups of prominent St. Louis-ans are arranging for two bridge parties to be given the afternoons of April 23 and 24 by Mrs. Rufus Lackland Taylor of 415 Belt avenue at Hotel Chase, when Milton Work, noted bridge expert of New-York, will direct the plays. Included in the number are Mr. and Mrs. James C. McCluney, Mr. and Mrs. Frank O. Watts, Mr. and Mrs James L. Ford Jr., -Mr. ana .virs. Robert Holland, Mr. and Mrs. Stan-lci- Stnnpr. Mrs. Samuel C. Mc Cluney, Mrs. George Tansey. Mrs. Ben H. Chapman Jr., Mrs. George IC. Hoblitzelle, Mrs. Rolla Wells. Mrs. Harry Knapp. Mrs. Charles V. Scudder. Mrs. Benjamin Mc-Keen. Mrs. Ben Lang. Mrs. Horace Rumsey, Mrs. Yion Papin and Miss Aiele Hayes. On Saturday afternoon semi-professional bridge will be played. Reservations for either afternoon must be made with Mrs. Taylor within a few days. Mu Dorothy Fox, niece of Mr. and Mrs. Emmet t V. Thompson of the Barnes road has returned from New York and Baltimore, where she has been-visiting for the past few weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson's daughter. Miss Jane, has just arrived in New York for a three weeks' visit with her aunt, Mrs. Kenneth Spencer. j i Kandeler Photo. MISS CELESTE HA MM EXT. M ISS HA MM ETT, who is astu-dent at Miss Dow's School, Briarcliff Manor. N. Y.. is spending the Easter vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. U. Hammett, of 6331 Pershing avenue. FORMER OFFICE BOY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF JEWELRY FIRM Iyco J. Vogt lJegran His Career With the Hess & Culbertson Company 2 Years Ago. Having begun as office boy for the Hess & Culbertson Jewelry Co., Ninth and Olive streets, 2 2 years ago, Leo J. Yogt yesterday was elected president of the concern. He succeeds George J. Hess, one of the founders of the business, who died March 2 5. Yogt, who resides at 40 Mason avenue, Webster Groves, and is 41 years old, successively was clerk. RARE SEA LIFE SPECIMENS FOUND BY W. K. VANDERBILT Curious l'hosphorcscent Eisli Among 2.1 or 30 Brought Back After Cruise in the South. Bv the Associated I'resa. M-IAMI, Fla., April 1. Commodore William K. Yanderbiit, on his yacht' Ara, has sailed into Miami Harbor after a two months' scientific cruise off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of Central and South America. On boartf the vessel are about 25 or 30 specimens of ocean life which the scientist aboard the yacht has been unable to identify and which lie thinks may be en- salesman, office manager and vice i tirely new to science. Among these president and manager. His father j is a curious phosphorescent fish Albert Vogt, was a jeweler at Montgomery City, Mo. Other officers chosen yesterday were S. Roy Culbertson. first vice president; James V. Dunbar, second vice president; Linn, Culbertson, treasurer, and Nova P. Logan, secretary. The Culbertsons are sons of the late Stephen T. Culbertson. who, with Mr. Hess, established the concern. Mr. and Mrs. James C. Jones of 3 Kingsbury place, arrived In New-York yesterday on the Majestic after a long stay abroad. They will return to St. Louis in a few days. 'ROSE MARIEMfEAR IN LONDON l. S. Musical Play First to Achieve Heeord ii England. By the Associated Prrss. LONDON. April 1. An American play with an American leading lady has won the distinction of being the first to achieve a whole year's uninterrupted run at Drury Lane Theater, which opened in 1663. "Rose Marie." the musical play, in which Edith Day has the title role, has celebrated its first birthday in Nell Gwyn's 263-year-old theater. dredged up from a half mile beneath the surface of the Pacific near Galapagos. The scientific value of the discoveries depends upon examination of the specimens by naturalists of the New York Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Institution. Drawings, in natural colors, of the fish caught on the cruise are being made by W. E. Belanske, who accompanied the party. WARREN 6. FLYNN TO DIRECT NEXT COMMUNITY FUND DRIVE Campaign Will Oiteii Nov. 12 aiid Man. Is to Collect at Iea-.t Sl.SIS.OOO. Warren C. Flynn, manager of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., was appointed chair, man of the Community Fund to direct that organization's fifth annual campaign beginning Nov. J 2. 1926, and ending Nov. 22, 1926, by L. Wade Childress, general chairman of the Community Fund, yesterday. It is planned to collect at least $1,S4S,000 during the campaign. As in the past this money will be distributed omong the 50 charit able organizations composing the Community Fund. Every effort will be made to reach the agreed goal since there will be a deficit of $135,000 among the organiza tions composing the Community Fund, at the completion of this year s program, according to Chil- d ress. McMillan Lewis, son of M.r and Mrs. Joseph W. Lewis of 12 Hor-tense place, who will graduate in June from Princeton University, will take a group of young men through Europe this summer. He will be assisted by his roommate. Mrs. E. S. Gruen, who has been visiting with her daughter in Kansas City, is expected home this week. The engagement of Mrs. Gruen's 1 daughter. Miss Olive Gruen, to Leroy A. Benson, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Benson of 4110 Exeter avenue, was announce 1 last week. The wedding date his not been set. AMERICANS DIVORCED IN PARIS Mrs. Elizabeth Pabst Parmentier Charged Hanker With Coldness. By the Associated Press. PARIS. April 1. Mrs. Elizabeth Pabst Parmentier was granted a divorce today from Douglas Parmentier, banker. They were married in Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 2S, 1913. They have three ch'ldren. The wife: alleged she was obligel to leave h cine.. by the coldness of her husban.I. MRS. ANNA H. PITZER DIES AT 86 Sister-in-Law of Champ Clark Was Prominent in Colorado Polities-. Special to the Pot-T)iontcli. KANSAS CITY. Mo., April 1. Mrs. Anna Hamilton Pitzer, 86 years old. died last night at the home of her niece, Mrs. Robert S. Boyd. Mrs. Pitzer was the sister of Mrs. Champ Clark, widow of the former Speaker of the House, and was prominent in Colorado and national politics for many years. She was a delegate to the national Democratic convention in 1912 and cast the Colorado vote for 'Champ Clark until the final ballot, when she went to the Wilson side. She is survived by another sister, Mrs. John O. Hornadon of Ful ton. Mo., and t-o brothers. Mrs. Clark arrived here last night. Mrs. Pitzer. whose h6me was in Colo rado Springs, came to Kansas City last October to visit her niece. The day she arrived she fell and suffered a broken arm. Later she contracted pneumonia and had remained an invalid ever since. LONDON MAY BAR WHITEMAN Jaw Band Must Not Deprive Other Musicians of Job. Coi'yriKht. lff'ti. ty th- Vren and Pu'Uzer lullishine Con. iXnv York Wxrli nr.'! I-'oKt-I.Mrtat?h. i LONDON. April 1. The British GERALD S. HAYWARD DIE Noted Painter t Miniature 8t Years Old. l!y the Asoclatii.i lrs NEW YORK. April 1. Gerald Sinclair llaywaiJ, ptinter of miniatures, i dead at ills home Iier r. formed j at the age 1 1 e wa miniatures ages than of 1. credited with palntlrs of more royal person-any i-f his con tempo - Ministry of Ivibor has Paul Whitenian that he and his! jazz band cannot cume to Umdon i unless he convinces the ministry his engagement will not deprive any 1 rarics. Among his American pa-British musician of a job. ! trons were Anmon Phelps Ktoke. According to ministry officials.) E. II. Harriman, Ogden Goelet. Whitenian gave such an under-; Jay Gould. J. Pierpont Morgan. E. M. BOWMAN DIES IN BOSTON E. M. Bowman, formerly of Al ton, died in Boston. Tuesday. He was a former student at Washington University and at the St. Louis Law School and later practiced law In the Dakotas and served as County Attorney for Decatur County, Kan. Then he returned to Alton and a few- years ago went to Bos ton. The funeral will be in Alton Sat urday afternoon, from the home of his brother-in-law. William M. Duncan. Burial will be in City Cemetery. v standing when he was given a. pt-r-mit. But the British Musicians' Union has just, heard ,the night club, which ha.s engaged White-man's band at a reported price of $10,000 a week, planned to sublet them to a big movie house part of the time. The regular British orchestra would then be given a vacation without pay. Theodore Roonev elt. W. IC. Vandet Mlt and Dr. Seward Webb. Ewiiig Underwood mitli lHd Rv fie A-M-'.t"l Pr-. Pasadena. Cal., April 1. E - ing Underwood Smith, 77 years old. formerly of Chicago, son f f Samuel Francis Smith, who wrot the Mng "America." is dead here ART NEEDLEWORKERS will find much to interest them in our AFTER-EASTER SALE commencing April 5th and continuing all week. sfe LOCUST STREET Oltki At EiOht Nineteen glLAItT N IDLE WORK SPECIALISTS FOR OVER THREE QUARTERS OF A CENTURY P"! ADVERTISEMENT The Smith College Club will entertain Miss Grace Hazard Conk-ling at tea Saturday afternoon, at the studio of Mr. William V. Sche-vill, 314 North Euclid avenue. Mrs. Schevil! will receive, assisted by officers of the St. Louis Smith College Alumnae, Mrs. Guthrie McConnell, president; Mrs. John Dean, vice president: Miss Pamela Harrison, secretary, and Miss Lucille Howard, treasurer. Mrs. Henry Ferriss, Mrs. Hugh Weed and Mrs. Donald Forgan also will assist, and Miss Henrietta Hadley and Miss Frances McConnell will pour. Miss Conkling is a well-known poet, and is a graduate of Smith College. Since 1915 she has been a member of the English faculty at Smith. Mrs. William Gerdes of 4223 California avenue will spend this week with her sister, Mrs. N. Kirn of St. Genevieve. Mo. Miss Mildred Shehan of 6623 Washington boulevard, was hostess Saturday at a bridge luncheon in compliment to Miss Celeste McGee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McGee, of 613 Westgate avenue, whose marriage to Edgar Sanders, son of Mrs. M. Sanders, of 4 230 Red Bud avenue, will take place April 7. Covers were laid for 20 guests. Sunday afternoon Miss Shehan was the guest of honor at a luncheon given by Miss Charl Monti of 1297 Oak Court, at the Forest Park Hotel. Miss Mar- garete Burke of 6155 Washington boulevard, will entertain Saturday for Miss Shehan at a bridge luncheon at the Gatesworth Hotel. Next Monday evening Mrs. A. D. Berger of 6501 Delmar boulevard and Mrs. L. E. James Sell of 10 Pair Oaks drive will give a formal bridge party for Miss Shehan and Mr. Sanders at the home of Mrs. Sell. Mrs. J. M. Stroud of the Brans-come Hotel is home after a visit of several weeks with relatives in Palm Beach, Fla. Miss Hilda Reichardt of Little Rock. Ark., is spending the Easter vacation with Miss Elsa Greer of the Hall's Ferry road and Miss Marguerite Dusar. former classmates at the Visitation Convent. O O OIIOl a "All Around the Town Milady Is lovely an a flower .when she may so forth in her new apparel from here and across the peas with ne'er a fhittr or worry about self or the comfort of dailv living: routine: O' U o D o FARMERETTES CUT BAR TRADE th Associated Pre. BROMLH. England, April 1. "Beer, butter, eggs, milk, whisky Bd cheese for Viorp " is a fiien vutsicle a public house in Bromley. T VUliam Withvcombe. Vi nronrie- tr, says so many women have taken the place of men on the Kent farms that his business has fallen off. Women farmhands, as a rule, to not. care for ale or whisky. As his business continued from to worse, Withycombe conned the idea of making butter a raising chickens for their eggs ""I these commodities now are sold er th. v.- Queen of Sweden Unchanged. ' tt Amwiated rrpsw. " AXACAPUI, Island of Capri. April 1. Alarming reports Warding the health of the Queen f Sweden spread through Scan-djnavia, are due to the fact that the Queen's personal Stockholm Physician has visited her here, de-Pit the presence of Dr. Munde, has attended her during her al annual visit to Italy for more "n 27 years. Her condition is rdel as no worse than similar Blatssea In the past. fclUdlo Phone Service in Hawaii. ie AwweUted Press. HONOLULU. April 1. An womatically controlled radio tele-jone service Is in operation be-two private stations, one In "onoluht and the other on the oi lmai, 60 miles distant. . .iwiifcj ,HlJ VHIl IL lilt.' con 1 thc other desires tr,.lr- Power la supplied tt batteries. THOMAS PAINE'S TOMBSTONE the solid earth stops, and tho re- j MOVEMENT TO RESTORE flection begins." Virtually every express train laving London today and tomorrow will run in four or five sections, carrying a record number f passengers estimated at 20 per trot above any previous record. AH main roads running seaward we crowded with automobiles. England again resembles the Peaceful land of Queen Victoria's Q o :: DON'T Tor LOVH TO WATCH FEET? The big parade of iprina footwear will include everything trom trim pumps to Parisian interpretations of novelty leathers. One may buy the newest creations, at surprisingly attractive prioes at the smartest Shoe Salon in St. Louis. SHIRLEY'S SHOE SALON Lobby, .Mayfair Hotel Seeking Fra- So- SMetv Is ' ment o Reconstructed Marker May Be Sent to U. S. Dr the Associated i-re?s. Tii-f DPAt. Anril 1. The eieiv of Lovers of Old Liverpool is searching for a fragment of the of Tom fame, aumui of Reason, me It to Tom tombstone of "The A "Rights of Man" and other books. so that they can restore America. t at r-r.w told members Paine escaped from the French Revolution, came to ndnf r'd then returned to the "United States. Congress presented him with a farm at New Rochelle. New Tor State He died In 1818 and shortly after his burial his tombstone was smashed by vandals on account of his anti-sectarian views and wrlt- ln William Cobbett. a friend of Talne, was in America at the time, and furious at the outrage, brought the larger fragment of the fractured stone to Liverpool. He presented it to Edward Rushton. a Liverpool Magistrate who died In 1S50. The stone was seen 20 years ago in a suburban garden but can not now be located. 6! to by Missouri Road Conditions. r?r the Associated Pre. St. Joseph Snowing; roads snow covered, frozen, slippery. Joplln Cloudy; roads good. Jefferson City Cloudy; roads snow covered, frozen, slippery. Columbia Cloudy: roads snowbound, except Xo. 7 south. Moberly Cloudy; roads snow covered. Sedalia Cloudy; roads snow covered, frozen, slippery. Hannibal Cloudy; roads snow-covered, rough. Kansas City Snowing:; roads snow covered and slippery. Springfield Partly cloudy; roads slippery. Cape Girardeau Fair; roads frozen. london Has Airplane Club. By the Associated Press. LONDON, April 1. To the many clubs in London is added one for owners of private aircraft. The club starts with 12 members who possess airplanes of their own, and it is intended that flying contests will be promoted and prizes offered. A HI i RATI I OF PATHS is this exquisite little Jewelry .Shop a precious jewel in itself showing- the very newest creations nul modes from the continent- in ;st. T.oniF simulf nncousjy with the ehie Parisian exhibit. ( 'imierlh and the Pri:iepc can buy here with equal delight in their purchases. AEIILE JEWELRY 40. X. Ki'hth St.. Near Locust St. ;c That Tailored Touch One sees so often in the smartly frocked young woman is emphasized in the most stunning- solid color and iridescent jersey and silk frocks that Frances Gray makes to measurements. They are ?1S.50 and up. FRANCES GRAY CO. 5731 JJehnar C'Abany "108 I would be ever so happy to receive comments from those who are going "all around the town" with me. Write to "Ca-mille" in care of the Post-Dispatch. , CAN CAMILLE EAT? LISTEN TO THIS! There's no question about it: The food at the Buckingham is the "finest in the world," and the special Sunday dinner I had there is even better! Having had the privilege of having been dined CI omit the "wined" advisedly) at all the leading hostelries and restaurants. T feel competent to judge. It's a poor place to eat if one insists on staying there because the tempting food makes one a gourmand; of course dieters can always find plenty o special dishes on their ample menu. The manager. Mr. McFarland, showed me the guest rooms. You never saw such lovely, large airy rooms, high ceilings and everything. This hotel whs- built at a time when they didn't take quarter inches into consideration. The rooms were built for the comfort of the guests and were not figured out on a cross-word puzzle basis -where the trick is to get the most number of rooms in a given space; and when Mr. McFarland told me that these gorgeous rooms, with bath could be had for as low as $85 a month, I couldn't understand what couples wanted with apartments. Then he showed me a few rooms without bath for $5T a month. Really, after that, "there's no excuse for housekeeping. I received nuite a few letters from Camilla fans about the wonderful times they've had at the dances at the Buckingham Friday and Saturday nights. T love to get such letters and If there's anything you want to tell me about the Buckingham, please write me. I01I01 D o n Canadian Pacific Monoelass (ONE CLASS) Cabin Ships Canadian Pacific mono-class C bin. service is a moderate rate service and highly popular with all classes of travellers. Not a dull moment on one of these steamships from Montreal Europe down the picturesque St. Lawrence smooth , as a paved highroad 48 hours to the ocean. Then only 4 days open sea. Further information from local steamship agents of. 6o P. Crb-y. Cenfral Arnt. Cnlln Paclfle. 420 Loeut St., St. Louit. Mo. Telephn MAin ns7 or 1711. O. F. Dikrw. District Freight Aicnt. 2050 Railway Exchange Build. lis. St. Louis. Mo. Walk-Over ' Chatter Pump A charming Pump with Steel Beaded Buckle in patent or Dull Kid at $11. Blondine Kid at $12.50 For Easter This beautiful Pump will add the final touch of perfection to any Easter costume. The sole is hand turned and the quality is of the finest throughout. We Invite Your Charge Account reic 515 North Sixth Street 612 Olive St. Grand and Washington J seems to 'drop oiULt" watch oktf Your laundry soap should be quick yes but safe too . . . Too much washday speed may mean danger! 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