1 THE BROOKLYN- DAILY EAGLE. EW YORK, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6,, 1924. JR. THEATER LEAGfE FORMED. Heads Junior Committee. SOCIETY Schebler, Peter Weig-old, Harry Berber. Robert Noeldechen, Joseph Pterse. Edward Rudolph, Charles Andrews, Herman Glatterer and Leo Lawson. Mr. Fleury is president of a larj cutglass company In the Eastern j. c. Mcdonald predicts BRIEF LABOR MINISTRY James G. McDonald, chairman of the Foreign Policy Association. In an address before the Civitas Club on Jan. 24. said: "The new British Labor' Ministry will probably last until May. Almost the only thinj which could overthrow the Labor Government before May would eb the introduction of the capital levy. It is a matter of common knowledge that being a minority party, with only 31 percent of the votes in the House of Commons, the Labor Government will either be very short lived or will confine Its active program to such policies and legislation as meet general Liberal approval." In The Eagle of Jan. 25 Mr. McDonald was misquoted on this" sub Friday evening. The officers of the asFoctstion are: Ralph H. Watts president; Frederick Bub. William A. Hinrirhs and Charla D. Haw kins. Frederick Menken is chairman of the ball committee. A modern d.mce clarsic i3 to he presented by the Aloo Club, ai the Albemsrle Palac. Friday eventr-Frank Quigg is chairman of the arrangements committee. Mr. and Mrs. George F. Rergmann of 41t Ocean parkwav will give a theater party at the Winter Garden, Sitnrds', in celebration of their fifth wedding anniversarv. Mrs. Br-mann was In the cast of "Sinbad" before her marriage. The party wih later attend the supper-dance at th-Hotel Astor, which Is being given foi the benefit of the New York Fresh Air Fund. An entertainment and danre Is to Ha slvn hv I Wo Willis,,, ,,th PHI SIGMA PHI. A'pho chapter of Phi F'err.a Phi Eororlty held its midwinter dancs l..si ui ..a , nnii,' at th Hotel Martinique in Mfnhattun. The sorority has four other chapteis. two in Brooklyn, one in Pa"r3on and the other tti Hudson. Among the members of the soror-:tv are the M'tn Edna. Jaeobson. "nM'itt; Filth Faturn, Pose Browser. Florence Lieberm m, Hel-n rJ.ens. H a'. lie i.iuckstal. F'orene Lvin. Ruth M". S;-lia and Jm-ette Neumann. Sylv:a .Rosen. Leah Slnkman ftnd Augufta. Wolff Mlra Sylvia N"mann is at yf'sent m Europe touring the continent. Mt?i Rosen: a charter member. Is playing ui tho "Miracle." BRIDGE AT THE MILLARDS', a iir.dg was given In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Millard at their home on Woodruff ave.. Saturday evening, the affair being a complete surprite to the couple. Among the g-iesta were Mr. and Mrs. Herber! Ashton. Miss Dorothy Millard. Herbert F. Brejtwieper, Mr. and Mrs. John Schwenk, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Grassele, Miss Rita Munch. Mr. and Mrs. Thndor Ureitw icser snd Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kell. BETA GAMMA. A business meetinf of Beta Gamma sorority was held Saturday afternoon at the heme of Miss Clara Lap. ham. 1112 Dean at. Amonj those present were Mrs. M'liss Baldwin, Mrs Mildred Barber, Mra. Esther Barre and the Misses Ethel Betts. Irene Conlin. Olive Lapham. Grace Pmith. Elizabeth Taylor and Violet Vail. Final arrangements for the sorority's winter dance which is to be held st the Hotel Martinique. March 1. will be made at the next meeting Feb. 18, at the home of Miss Grace Smith. 621 12th at. THt' GIRL MECHANIC. "Does your fiancee know much about automobiles?" Heavens, no. She asked me if I con'er! mv rr by stripping the drears." Harvard Lampoon. , i,-U'liinYgirii iiiiiiii hi i imnoii t wwrinrTHiaOTrwiftii im 'imiiijjibmImMbMWII ? I; J i i zrnM-4 1 h tr- Milr M A Junior Auxiliary of the Metro politan Theater League was formed Monday and a contest held at the Waldorf. Mrs. C. Albert Schults of 14 Sterling Pi. is president. A meet ing to be followed by a program is to be held the first Monday of each month at the Waldorf. The winners in Monday's contest were the Misses Emma Sunshine. Dolly Wilson. Dorothy Katie. Eleanor Helbie-. Helen Virginia Wnlling. Regina Wimmer-stadt, Gertrude Hapgerty and Omar Le Gant. Miss Hops Leonard Urapg was the Judge. SOCIAL NOTES Miss.Nathalia Crane, one of Brook lyn's youngest poetesses, whose erss have appeared upon several occasions In The Eagle and whose reputation is already International, is to read some of her poems at the annual reunion of the Alden Kindred, at the Hotel McAlpin. Saturday evening. Miss Crane, who Is 10 years old. Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence P. Crane of 781 Ocean ave. The secon'l annual mask nnd civic ball of the Empire State Dairy Company Employees Mutual Benefit Association is to be given at Troninier's Hall, Bushwlck ave. nntl Conway St., BROOKLYN O'Brien Branch. F O. I. F.. at Loyola Hall. Thursdiiy. The entertainment committee for the evening include.) James Hanley. .leremiah o Ponoliut Krlward Bergen, .lames Moloney, Mrs. George Parker. Mrs. Margaret Dolan. Mrs. Mnlachi MrGloln. Mrs. .1. F. Ganley and Mi:s Mad lln O'Shanghnessy. Me and now Miss Deyer is chairman of the Junior Committee of the tea dance Feb. 23 funds will be raised to meet a pledge EDWARD RIEGELMANN President, Borough of Brooklyn, says: luiss Isabel Pell's Engagement Announced at Dinner at the RItx The engagement of Miss Isabel Townsend Pell to R. Lorenzo Thom eon of 6S5 Madison ave., Manhattan, was announced last evening; at dinner given at the Ritz-Carlton by Miss Pell's aunt. Mrs. Stephen H. P. Pell. Among the guests were Mrs. A. Magee Boissevaln. Mrs. Sarah King, Mr. and Mrs. William H. Er hart, Mrs. Theodore RooBevelt Pell, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Emerson, Schuyler L. Parsons, John Pell and Gouver neur Morris Carnochan. Miss Pell Is the daughter of Mrs. John Cotton Smith of 944 Park ave. and the late 8. Osgood Pell. Theo dore Roosevelt Pell, Howland Hag gerty Pell and Mrs. Samuel Cornell Hopkins are her uncles and aunt. Since her debut, two years ago, she has been active socially and has also been interested in charitable work. Mr. Thomson, who is a. son of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Thomson of Mar- unsburg, Va.. served with the Rail way Artillery during the World War. The wedding will take place. in jvew York on June 3. Wylcs-Hammond Wedding Took I'lace Quietly Saturday Noon. The marriage of Miss Barbara Hammond, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Hammond of 255 74th St., and Arthur Benjamin Wyles was quietly solemnized Saturday noon in th6 First Presbyterian Church with the Itev. Dr. I. Mason Clarke officiating. Miss Estello Fendel waa the bride's only attendant and Howard Wyles was best man. Herriek Brown and Newton Nash were the ushers. The bridegroom, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frederick Wyles of Albany, N. Y.. Is a graduate of Yale, class of 1920. After April 1 Mr. and Mrs. Wyles will be at home at 68J0 Ridge Boulevard. Miss Edna Dusseldorf Bride Of Joseph Edward Murray. Miss Edna Dusseldorf, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Louis M. Dusseldorf of 892 Union St., was married to Joseph Edward Murray, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Murray of 108S Dean st. this morning in the Church of St. Agnes. Calla lilies, laurel and palms decorated the church, and following the ceremony, which was performed by the Rev. James F. Flynn, a reception was held at the Hotel Bossert. The bride, who wore a gown of duchess and rose point lace and carried orchids and lilies of the valley, was attended by Mrs. Howard R. Aldridge of Freeport, L. I. matron of honor, and Miss Julia E. Shea and Mrs. Thomas J. Ross Jr., both of Brooklyn, bridesmaids, and William Warner, page. Mrs. Aldridge's gown was of larkspur blue chiffon, trimmed with velvet roses, and with it. she wore a poke bonnet and car ried pink roses. The bridesmaids' gowns were bisque pompadour chiffon, trimmed' with brown velvet ribbon, and they wore large mushroom hats of brown pleated mallne and carried In vender sweet peas. Dr. FrRnk K. Lyons was best man and Harry M. riawson and William J. Doherty of Manhattan, John ('. Dillon Jr. and Harold J. Dusseldorf of Brooklyn were the ushers. Mis3 Dusseldorf, who was educated at St. A-rnes Seminary, Is a rnmber of St. Mary's Junior Auxili. a i'y. H. H. S. Club Meets at Home or the Misses Goetze. The Misses Louise and Emily Oeotze were the hostesses on Monday afternoon at a meeting of the Brooklyn Hcifrhts Seminary Club at their borne. CO Remsen st. The president. Miss Elizabeth Van Brunt, presided fiid Carvth Wells; F. R. O. S., addressed the members on "My Six Years in the Jungle of Malay." His tnllt was illustrated with slides and (it the close he exhibited some of the nnttve ,costumes. Tea wos served later, with Mrs. J. Baird Magnus an Miss Frances Dudley presiding a he tab!. Amoner those pwsent were the Misses Elizabeth .Armstrong, Elizabeth Thayer, Ann -eaman, Brenner 'rafts. Mae Ho.henck, Marguerite Schenrk. Eleanor Edgar, Gertrude Van Brunt, Jesste Van Brunt, Monica Greenwood. . Mary Hunter, Janet ject. CELEBRATE THREE EVENTS. Three, events of Interest were celebrated last Saturday evening at Mr. and Mrs. Leo Rauch home, 641 Knickerbocker ave. It was Mr. and Mrs. Rauch's 40th wedding anni versary. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Rauch Jr.'s Uth wedding anniversary and the birthdav of Mrs. Rauch sr. daughter. Mrs. Annie Kraft. Among the guests were Mr. nn Mrs. Richard Rauch, Mr. and Mrs Henry J. Ranch. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kraft. Mr. ana Mrs. George Lugr Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Sehifferdecker Mr. and Mr. John Siegler. Miss Florence Rauch, Walter, George and Arthur Rauch. the Misses Edna Emily, Rosselle and Muriel Rauch Miss Florence Beehler. John Siegler Miss Doris Kraft. Harold Kraft, Mrs Alice Buchheit. Mrs. Annie Beehler William Ferguson. Leo Rauch and Miss Lucille Siegler. A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION A surprise party waa given In eel ebration of Christopher Flury"8 birthday last Saturday evening by Mrs. Fleury and her daughter. Miss Catherine Fleury. at their home. 464 Irving ave. Musical selection were rendered by Miss Fleury, Miss Mar aaret Lalsiner and the Oriole Melody Trio composed of cnaries maeuow-ell. Edward Kemof and Louis Wolfe Among the gutsta were jvienoias Fleury Jr.. Mr. ana Mrs. rranK We're back of it! Our No. 923! A union suit so comfort able that it brings men back for more. Knit to fit! Has the raglan shoulder. Follows perfectly the lines of the shoulder and neck. Our own idea. Two-piece underwear in wide variety,, too, but our specialty's union suits. Rogers Peet Company Broadway Herald Sq it 13th St. "Four at 35th St. Convenient Broadway Corners" Fifth Ave. at Warren Manhattan at 41st St TNT!. for Thursday, February 7 with at the Brooklyn Woman's Club, when made by Mrs. Luther Warren's team to MacKay. Priseilla Bowns, Dorothy Blake, Elizabeth Deyer. Emily Piper. Katherine Wagner. Ida Haeedorn and Dorothy Warlow, Mrs. Charles JU. Armstrong. Mrs. Charles F Sea man, Mrs. Charles- Edgar, Mrs. Jere miah Van Brunt. Mrs. Charles Livingston, Mrs. J. Wiillam Greenwood. Mrs. Bruce Bromley, Mrs. Maxwell Lester. Mrs. A. W. Shelton and Mrs. John Reynolds Hammett. ! Young People Working to Make Charity Tea Dance Successful. A large tea dance at the Brooklyn Woman's Club on the afternoon of Feb. 23 from 4 to 7 is interesting a number of the younger people. Miss Elizabeth Deyer is chairman of the Junior Committee und assisting her are the Misses Beatrice Cant well, Elizabeth Fish, Lisbeth Higgins, Cornelia Livingston, Janet MacKay, Margaret Snedrker; Robert Bergen. Rowland Field, Arthur Harrison. Charles Hester, Tracy Higglns and John Ingersoll. The dance will be given for the benefit of the Long Island College Hospital by team No. 4, of which Mrs. Luther Warren is captain. The proceeds are to aid in meeting the pledge which was given last year during the drive. Assisting Mrs. Warren, who is chairman, are Mrs. H. C. Badgley. Mrs. Ralph Beach, Mrs. Raymond Baylls. Mrs. Alfred Beck, Mrs. Richard Bennett, Mrs. H. Staunton Brown, Mrs. James Sherlock Davis, Mrs. Ernest Goodrick, Mrs. Clarence R. Hyde, Mrs. Louis Johnson, Mrs. Albert Mason. Mrs. Alexis Mays, Mrs. Norman Merrimrfn. Mrs. '. Waldo Stickle, Mrs. William Taylor, Mrs. Eugene Widman and Mrs. Sherman Wight. Henry C. Rahe, Jr. of 9455 Ridge blvd., Bay Ridge, left recently for a six weeks stay at the Royal Poin- ciana, Palm Beach, Kla. Mr. Rahe is a regular visitor to this southern resort. Miss Marie E. Appleton, Mrs. Henry B. Faber, Mrs. Russell E. Long Island College Hospital. Prentiss and Miss Nellie Twyeffort will be hostesses at the next meeting of the Civitas Club next Wednesday, when Whiting Williams will discuss the the "Workers Mind and Post-War Europe." The guests of the Hotel St. George and their friends. are Invited to attend an afternoon with cards In the ballroom next Monday from 2 to 8 o'clock. Tea will be served at 4 o'clock. At a meeting held Monday of the Purllan Colony, Sons and Daughters of New England, at the home of Miss Phyllis Halsey, 71 Downing St., final plans were made for the radio dance to be held at the home of the director, Mrs. William Andrew Thompson Jr., 282 E. 17th st. The party will be a leap vear occasion and will be held on Feb. 19th. A large attendance of members waa present. Woodman Choral Club announces an afternoon of music. Thursday, Feb. 14, at 2:30 in the Brooklyn Woman's Club, 114 Plerrepont at. Miss Gertrude I. Corwin of 1250 Dan st. is president of this organization. The third of the Artists Series of the Association of Music School Settlements will be held this Friday evening at Carnegie Hall with Mitja Nlkisch, Margaret Matzenauer and Frank La Farge as the artists. The series, which has been an extremely popular one, Is of Interest to Brooklyn through the Music School Settlement here, which shares in the proceeds. Mrs. Charles J. McDermott, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Leeming, Mrs. Edward P. Morse, Mrs. Walter Hammitt, Miss Katherine Rlehter, Mrs. Frederick D. MacKay, Mrs. Burt Foss Nichols, Mrs. Otto Goetze, Miss Alice Morse, Miss Jane Kerley and Mrs. Burnett C. Collins are a few of those Interested In these evenings. IT miy well belaid that few American communities hftv? had a more rapid growth in population, industry and commerce. Turning backup 1865, when Abraham &' Straus was established, we gaze upon remarkable . changes the word "progress" is more boldly written as the years pass on to the present year of Brooklyn's greatest achievement. The Abraham & Straus store has kept the pace and is today world-famed as one of the representative establishments of our community. While it has grown with 'Brooklyn, it has , Carried with it the sincere goti&.will of the-people of Brooklyn." On behalf of. our Borough, permit me, therefore, to extend heartiest congratulations on this, the 59th Anniversary of your concern, with theVish tha1 it continue to carry on in the future as in the past and that its efforts be crowned with similar success. Brooklyn in 186 and 1924 by comparison presents an interestng story. The old City, we learn, was suffering from the aftermath of the Civil war. But there came stimulus a few years later and our people looked ahead to greater accomplishments. Brooklyn had a developed area of approximately twenty square miles with a population of less than three hundred thousand souls. Today our territory hay spread to seventy-seven square miles and we are reaching a mark in populationxclose to two and a half million. It is estimated each year that eighty thousand new home seekers come to Brooklyn. Approximately 3,000 homes obtained in the Qity and building construction in' 1859 is recorded to'' total $1,838,000. Today Brooklyn has nearly 200,000 dwellings, and our Borough has surpassed every city in the country with more than $284,000,000 of building construction. For three consecutive years Brooklyn" has broken her own building record by many .millions. The public schools in the old City served less than 30,000 pupils, while today, in Brooklyn, nearly half a million children march ofT to the schools daily. Brooklyn today is one of the healthiest Cities of the world. Infant mortality is at its lowest. Going back to 1865, we find health records' dotted with several hundred cases of dreaded diseases. These diseases were constantly prevalent. The sewage system was largely confined to the riverfront or to the most developed areas. Ten miles made tip the entire system. Cesspools were the only means of drainage. Today, Brooklyn has the finest sewage system in the world, not excepting the famed sewers of Paris. The largest and most modern sewer in the world is in Brooklyn, known as the Raloh-Remscn Avenues sewer, emptying into Paerdegat Basin. 1,125 miles of under-surface sewer system now protect the health ofmr community. , Nine million gallons of drinking water were sufficient to iupply our forbears fifty-nine years ago. Tshere were very few house connections. But today we require 235,000,000 gallons datly, and the old out-door pumping well is ncKmore. The last romantic chapter of the volunteer firev department was written Ir 1 865. (Only, two years ago, we witnessed the last alarm with horse-drawn apparatus.) The paid fire department came the year following the war. The property of the old City' was guarded by a force that today would be inadequate to protect a single square mile of our Borough property. Brooklyn now' has ninety-three motorized fire companies with a uniform force of " approximately two thousand men. The same is true of the police system. The old force of a few hundred men was scattered at posts nearly two miles apart with an appalling lack of discipline.' .Today our City has the finest police system in theVorid. Its daily record is our daily discussion. Nearly 2,500 men guard our fives and property and guide the constant' traffic due to the motor cars ori our highways, unknown when Abraham & Straus came into being. Who can foretell the Brooklyn of half a century hence? Abraham & Straus Fulton St. Hoyt St. Livingston St.--Gallatin Place A. & S. Store News 'Aisle of Opportunity" crowded Great Furniture Values This great, broad aisle, running down through our cured by our great buying power. We bought sales floor, is a real bargain row where all kinds of them underpriced and we sell them underpriced. furniture is shown at extremely low prices. Here In many cases there is but one of a kind. For we place the unusually fortunate purchases se- example: President, Borough of Brooklyn, 10-piece Jacobean Dining Suite, $298 Solid carved walnut made to sell for $425 Abraham &Straus inc. THIS splendid Suite typifies the values of the famous Aisle of Opportunity. By purchasing in tremendous quantities we bring the prices tumbling down to a phenomenally low level. This applies not only to ruites like the one shown above but to chairs and tables and other odd pieces of every description. BROOKLYN This suite is faithfully reproduced from the 17th Century original of a famous English cabinetmaker. There is a 66-inch buffet, enclosed china cabinet and server, oblong extension table, six tapestry-seat chairs. Panels are boldly carved, and all work exquisitely finished. Kuaioer Two of series of arttclet published during th 59th Anniversary of Abrihim & Scrtui Cle- b brtting 59 yean of progreu with Btooklyn. X Hundreds more like these in Walnut China Cabinet, was $150.75 .$79.50 Walnut two-door Server, was $50 $19.75 -nc. Hepnleichite Bedroom Suite, u-as $810.50, $120.00 Walnut Dresser, teas $108 $59.50 Uiiameled Chifforobe, was $89.75 $37.50 the "Aisle of Opportunity" Ivorv Enamel Twin Beds, were $58 75 $29 75 Birch Dresser and Mirror, was $12 50 $29 75 Painted Toilet Table, was $78.25 $-9 75 Mahogany Dressinq Table, was $100 $59 00 Maiwjan'j Extension Table, wa $78.Yr,'. .m.!9.75 A. S. Fourth. Central ma. East.
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