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The daily press. (White Plains, N.Y.) 1929-????, May 01, 1929, Image 22

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charity MRS. H^NRY C. HENDERSON Of Greenridge Avenue, a founder of t and its president from 1910 to 1917. Mrs. honorary president of the Visiting Nurse, sioner of Charities of White Plains. Minstrel Show Cast Euler- tainccTby Club —Many Acts Arc Repeated — Charles Adolfson Given Ring CongenialityCongeniality and jollity reigned MRS. THOMAS SIMPSON Coan. Chatlra Adolfaon. Joseph Cornaghnn and George Jenseh, Viola Berg also pleased with a Charleston dance that made her a bit of the *how. Howard Seaman was accompanist for all the'aolo- Offlcials of the club _>Ver* called upon for a few remarks by Chair ­ man Char lea A Nash. President Patterson. Otla D MacKav. George Dickey. Cbarlva M Slowell, post president and Charles Adolfson briefly addrrssed the assemblage. Mr. Adolfson wu* presented with a Masonic ring\ for his efforts' In behalf of the minstrel performance. Those present were: Mr. and »rs. William Patterson. Mr. and Mrs- Charles C. Nash. Miss Muriel Beyer. Miss Ervtll Patterson. Mr William E Taylor, Mr. and Urs O. D. MacKay. Mr. and Mrs. 11. A. Seaman, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence S. Walerbury, Mrs. Mary Hllfjwk- tock. Mrs. R. Coltcn, J. K. Elder. Owen Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. Louis R. Coon, Mr. aDd Mrs. George n Dickie. Mr. and Mrs George N. Johnson. Mr. and Mrs S C. Thiel. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Dorn. Mr. and'Mrs Ale* Johnson. Misn Alica Johnioo, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene W. Haiders. Grace M Simona. James McGowan. Mr. and Mra. Charles Sinclair, Mr. and Mrs Alec Klrkcludy. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adolfson. Mlaa Anna Jensen. Lillian Shaw, Viola Berg, l.llhan Kanacht. Leonard T. Crook, Gertruds E. Smith. Joseph A. Car- haghan. A. H. Simmons. Mr and Mrs. J. R. Cooper. Mr. and Mrs. D. A Bell. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. StoweJl, Arthur Knapp. Miss Marlon E. Cur ­ ran. Harold V. Lund. Mis* Ctar* M. > Helmerle and Ralph S. Lane. Presidents and Nurses Help In Nursing Association anyone else. They found a gather ­ ing of about twenty of their frlettda there. Including Mr. and Mm. Cum- ner. who had motored to Phlladal- / phla. from White Plains, Mrs. Mul-. doon. the bride's mother, her sis. tars, Mary and Agnes, her brother! Henry, and other Intimates of their high school days. In spite of the informality with which tt had been arranged ’ ' the wedding was one of the prettiest of the spring. The bride was charm ­ ing In an ensemble of French blue an ddark blue, and the youjig girls who attended the ceremony were also gowned In the smartest of spring costumes. Following the ceremony, which took place at 5:45 and which was performed by the Rev. Sylvester McCarthy, the whole party motored back to the Muldoon home at 930 South Fiftieth street. Philadelphia where a wedding supper had been prepared, and where many beauU- ful gifts, that had been sent In haste, were on dlaplay. The young couple are now In White Plains, staying temporarily with thebrldegroom't parents. They expect to leave, possibly at the end of thta week, on a honeymoon. When they return they will live In White Plains where they will later occupy their own home! He wns to be th* guept of Mrs. Magdelene Muldoon to whose daughter. Agnes Ann. he was to be married In June. But when Paul Bartlett Cumner saw Miss Muldoon agsln. he decided June was too far away and Miss Muldoon agreed with him. They talked It over with a very few of their close friends and then they went to sec the prlrut. He agreed to marry them on Mondhy — and it was to be a very quiet wedding, a very secret affair, almost an elopement. Of course, the very few of their very close friends would attend and pos ­ sibly Mine members of the family; but that was to be alL On Monday at 5:30 the young couple, whose romance dates back a few years to the days when Paul Cumner was n student at the Porkl- I omen preparatory school In PHts- I burgh, went to therectory of St. : Francis ’ de Sale ’ s Church. Phlladel- 1 phln. to be married — quietly and 1 quickly. With them were Miss Katherine Muldoon. the bride's sla- ler. and Irving A. Chandler, of New )'ork. thcfibrldegroom's close Mend. The wcdldng party was to be very- very small indeed — the wedding was to be a surprise. Such enthusiasm was displayed at this Drat preliminary meeting that It was ijpclded to hold a pub- llo meeting and organize a nursing association. The Drat public meet- Ing was held In the old parish house of Grace Episcopal Church on Church street. Miss Caroline Choate af Bedford Hills orgnnftcd the first meeting. Mrs. Henry\ P. Stewart, of this city, was elected Its first preaident After the first pub ­ lic meeting and the organization of the Association, a meeting was railed at the home of Mrs. Henry start a aupply closet. At that time the association was composed of a small gn&p at women with a far ­ sighted vision but with no capital to am bark on the enterprise. A campaign was then started for new members, the subscription fees ranging from one dollar to twenty- five dollars yearly. A campaign so ­ liciting sickroom supplies was also begun. During this time the meet ­ ings were held in the homes of the various members, and no actual work was done for the sick. Shortly after the campaign had been completed, with a total of MJMO received, a visiting nurse was employed, and then the work fif the association for others, was really commenced. The supplies bad out ­ grown the original trunk, so Mra. Henry Ungrlch, of Prospect Park, a graduate nurse, presented one of ''° “ cU to the society.to be used ^!^ u £. by «? r!n - Ev,ry d* y ibr nurse. Miss Eleonora Jenkins, vtait- ed th e sick and so ably assisted In Wtorortng their health that she * r y Jy ln demand, in order to raise some additional funds, th* Nursing Association bekl tSST£m - Idolized. -A day nursery was (hen started at M HamlHonavenue toe which a rental of wo a mooli, After conducting this nursery for almost a year, it n^a tound that tt was not sufficient- ' wdh^pPond and It eras abandonee. READ DAILY PRESS WANT ADS vice-president. Mr Planck, tf^kiurrr Fowler: recording Frederick Wells, co ratary.i MladfJeaMe of aoppll.es and M nbeers* of the Association Is due to the splendid co-operation of the nurses. The present staff consists of the Misses Ruby E. Adams\ su- ••*!«%• lsor, who during the post elghf -ears with the association has dl» played unusual ability; Mary Boyle, who has been with the association seventeen years: Caroline BchifTel. ten years: Edith Jewison, seven years: Helen Paske, seven years - Laurs Townsend, five years: Agatha Zeh, three years and Louis' Ballot, one and a half years. PURS — CALLED FOR ANDDEUVERED IN 8 CAR 8 DALE AND J-ELEPHUNE ^200 FORMAL OPENING EDITION, THE DAILY PRESS, WHITE PLAINS. N. Y., WEDNESDAY. MAY 1. 1929 T ™ 0 \ 1 9200 News m Soensil Circles of White Pities and Vieimity Association Benefactor and jollity lost evening at Kraft's Inn on trie Bronx . Parkw ay where the Fellow - craft Club of While Plains, about 70 strong celebrated the recent suc ­ cessful production of a minstrel^ i show here. All the necessary com- ‘ I ponents of a lime which will linger I long In llie memory of those at- ! tending were had. a fine dinner. ; dancing and entertainment: com- ! prising a fine program that kept the party in a continuous whirl of ) activity until after midnight. The Kelluwcraft Club ia \com posed of Masons. In Its recent minstrel entertainment which the I committee In charge reported a great aucceas both- financially and j socially, a good sum was realized ’ toward adding Improvements to the ! local temple, its officers. William , ‘ Pattersons president; Charles C. | \ Nash, vice-president : David L*Boy ­ er, secretary and Joseph Parting- Ion, treasurer were in charge of the evening ’ s entertainment and through their efforts it was pul _ -V', \ l, Sf r ln K\* 1 ■V'*'- . V via the dinner progressed, various . L \ membara who had scored cllhet kr-U .\V . ' 1 '•* singing «r dancing hits In the mln- H Hfi “ J ~J*r \ >* atrel ahow were called upon to once ■> Twl-t \ > V more put on their act. Included! * ' ‘ ' - • _____________________________ ‘ : among those who rendered selec ­ tions were Herbert M. Foxwell. Howard Seamon. George Johnson, Of South Broadway, one of the loyal supporters of the Charles m . sioweii, jack Cooper visiting ntirse both in personal work and in gifts which have borne the Simpson name. Story of Nursing Association ’ s Growth and Activities Reads Lil^e Page from City ’ s Romance From A Trunkfu! of Supplies To An Organization of Eight Visiting Nurses Making More Than 12.000 Calls A Year Is Progress. Mrs. 0. Halstead Yates Pr<- New Guides Responsibilities. After sarvlng Ibc While Plum Nursing Association for eight yenie as ita president. Mrs. C. Halstead Yales, O'M Mamaruneck Road, will retire early next month, with the knowledge that she ho* raised the acUvities of the Nursing Associa ­ tion to a point where it has become recognized as one of the leading service organizations of the city. During Mrs. Yates' ’ period of of- 9 seen the Association Association President climb from a position four district nurses ami wns pi SI 0 O a month rent for a house Hamilton avenue to the point reached at present, having nurses and u 325,0(10 holme at 21 Church street, free of mortgagi The need of White Plains : Ing a visiting nurses home was soon and developed In 190C through the foresight of four young women of this city. Mrs. Henry C. Hcndc: son. Mrs Franklin Warner. Mil Jane Purdy and Miss Morgan Lynch. Miss Lynch was at tin Ume the principal of the F 0 bi« Avenue School, and the first nice Ing was held therr. Mrs. Harriet Chlcester. district nurse or Northern Westchester Nursing aociaUon. was invited to be speaker at that meeting to tell of tbs purposes of a nursing associa ­ tion and how auch a society could be called into being. Mothers of the school children and any others who might become Interested in the project were Invited to this mcct- v-»r. I hey rented a house at 63 Hamilton avenue, and employed four district nurses Besides the i i-gulur work of the-nurses, the so ­ ciety often provided toys for poor children, and donated delicacies to sick patients. The fee was but a trifle and often none a! all. For the most part the services of the nurses were absolutely free. On thr eighth of March. 1900, MRS. C. HALSTEAD YATES Of Old Mapiaroneck roa«l, president of the Visiting Nurse Association since' 1921, and instrumental in much of the progress the organization has made. WILL UNVEIL PORTRAIT OF JUDGE APPEL Ceremony Is Scheduled For df*May 23 — Friends ’ Tribute to Memory of First Chil ­ dren ’ s Court Head A Ufa size bust portrait of the te Children's Court Judge George C. Appel, Mount Vernon, now In rsa of completion, will be un ­ veiled in the Children's Court Room ere on Friday, May 24 at 3 o'clock, was learned today. This (nnounccmcnt was given by Mrs. Edgar B. Goldstein Prosprc*. Park, this city and Major William E. Lane, members committee appointed by Judge Ben ­ jamin I. Moore. Incumbent < ‘ Children'* Court Judgrahln. The wcik Is being done several photograph* by Her Wolf. 23-year-old New York artist. Started seven weeks ago. (ho por ­ trait is expected to be finished by the middle of the month. The unveiling will be done by the children of the late first Chll- Uten's Copurt Justice, George C Appel Jr., and Dorothy Appel!. I Judge Moorr wll (accept the trait on behalf of the county, mill be bung above the judge's desk In the Children's Court ~ The Bor Assoc la ganlzations. and have been Invited urn clllng ceremony. The cost of the portrait la being defrayed by popular public sub ­ scription as an honor to tl oiy of th' popular and widely known Ghilrden'b Court judge. A formal program has not been fully arranged, although Aaron Saplro, Scarsdale, has ‘ designated as one of the speakers on such a program: Others announced prior to the unveiling date, the committee *ald. Honorary President the organization Henderson, now is the Commis- mrpornlrd In spite of the Increased responsibili ­ ties and vast work done, Ibc asso ­ ciation remained free of debt by giving playn, holding card parties and various unique ways of cam ­ paigning for membership* ‘ However. In 1»!S, expenses of Ihc association had so Inez eased that Mrs. Henry-C. Henderson. th* preal- denl. was forced To moke a state ­ ment that unless the memberships were renewed, the house would have to be given up. Within two days Mine. si. 500 bad brerNecelvcd. Thr Jwoplc of White Plains had \ gun to realize the necessity ' Nursing Association. In 1920 through the effort* of ___ Edgar Goldstein, chairman of mem ­ berships. assisted by Reginald Ray. *2.600 was -realized by Increased memberships. The County Trust Company as well as-the Westches ­ ter Title and Trust Company gave source in their bank for a booth, at imbershljm were, solicited. Every year the demand for the nurses Increased und with It the for ihe home at 53 Hamilton Ur. where the nurses resided, increased as well, until It was felt of 3100 a month de ­ manded was loo much. So early In 1921 the society began to raise ad- jjjj \ order to purchase guild members co-oj>erated by Ing aprons, giving plays and parties, and 31,000 was raised. The ilation purchased \ of James C. Moran at 21 Church it rest In May 1921 for $25,000. The first mortgage for $12,500 was hi Home Savings Bank of tl city, and one of this dty'a oldest habitants In length of n-stdence. Thomas Simpson of 25 South Broadway, assumed the second ■ortgage of $9,000. Practically all r the furniture In the homo was onated by the members. It con ­ sisted of ua^d furniture tnkro from lelr attics and store rooms. Continual card parties and plays ■err given to krep the association on Us feet, and last May. the final mortgage was paid, when Mr. Simp- deducted 32,000 to assist tl ilaUfin. Without the aid of M and Mra. Simpson, the Assoclatl. would not have fared so well, thoy contributed generously eve ------ On January 23. 1924, the A_ on receivad 3500 from th* Merchants Christmas prize for the rooet popular charity In this city. They also realized $2306 on stock \ *ft them by F. W. Andrews The Association atlll has Its head ­ quarters at 21 Church street, and ll is a v«ty comfortable and homey Paul Bartlett Cumner and Agnes Ann Muldoon Wed In ' Philadelphia On Monday Plan Quiet Ceremony Bui Many Friends and Relatives ‘ Attend. Bridegroom's Parents Motor to Quaker City from White Plains. Living in White Plains. The eight members of die staff of the Visiting Nurses ’ Association are, seated : Miss Edith Jewilson, Mra. Mary Boyle, Mrs. R. E. Adams, Miss Helen Pasko and Miss Caroline D. Shiffd; standing: Miss Agatha Zeh, Miss Laura Townsend and Miss Louise Ballot. i Wimodaughsis Holds Meeting give fruit, book*, candy and delica ­ cies to ahut-in*. From the pro ­ ceed* of th* recent card party an endowment fund ha* been started Since 1924 the annual budget ha* been raised through the Community Cheat. Mra. Yale* haa been very active In civic affair* In this city. In ad ­ dition to _ bolding the office of preai 4 ght. 0 L.the Nursing Associa ­ tion, 'aha was chairman of thr Women'* Liberty Loan Committee from 1917 to 1919. and firat lieu ­ tenant of thr Red Cross Ambulance Corps of tba Westchester County Division. Mr*. Henry C. Hendr son la Commissioner of Charilli I \• Th. past president* were: Mm. ] ,h ‘ - ,r \■K u, ” r meeting yesterday Henry P. Stewart. 1906-1907. Mra. afternoon, at the home of Mra. A. William E. Lougrc, 1907-1909. Mr* J. Johmiton .Garth Road. Scars- 5 enry P- 8 u 7 , » r ‘ - L 8 ^ 1 ® 1 , 0 : “ \ dale The meeting was In charge Henry C- Henderson. 1910-191., Mrs El wood B. Platt. 1917-19». Mrs ° r Mra White, the presP Jame* C. Moran. 1919-1920. Mr* deni, and plans for a cake and Edward A. Gay. 1920-1921. and Mr* 1 fancy work sale were discussed. C. Halstead Yales. 1921-1929. Mre.j The dale for the sale will be Katur- Jullan VerPlanck haa held the of- day. May 11 . The place ha* not-a* flee of treasurer since 1916. The ac- yet been arranged- The members tlve members of the Guild are. I attending were Mrs John Heeney, Mme*. William Kammcrcr. Henry Mrs David Se Boyar. Mrs !<aac C. Henderson. Walter Kuhl. Fred- Carpenter. Miss Maud Pint!. Mrs ! erlclr Wells. Edgar Goldstein. Isaac Cornelia Sawln. Mrs M. S. Buck- . Odell. Julian VerPlanck. Afistln bee. ilts William White. Mrs Clapp. Delos Cox. Charles U. Van-1 Charles Moore. - Mrs Charles E. ! Wyck, Ambrose Thayer. Henry Prescott. Mrs E 11 Dixon. Mrs : Fltzalmons. S. Boyce. James Ull- Frank Park. Mrs A J Boston. , man, L. C. Depew. C. Halstead 1 Mrs E. B Bogart and Mrs Thomas Yates, Ignatz Mores*. William Blath | Winslow and Miss Louisa La France. Guild officers Mr* William Korn | ANNUAL ( III IUTI MEETING merer, chairman. Mrs Isaac Odell. | , vice-chairman and Mrs. Austin | The annual corporate business Clapp, treasurer. Juieellhg of the First Baptist Church Executive Board Mi*. Henry C Of While Plains will be held foilow- Henderson. honorary V president . Ing the unnual supper. May 8 . ll Mr*. C. Haluted Yatea.\ president I ha* been announced by Ivan Flood. Mrs. Waltftf Rogers, firilt vice-presl- i president of the board of trustees dent; Mr*. Walter Kuhl. second j Officers fur thr ensuing year will i. Julian Ver be elected, inchming trustees to Miss Louise | succeed C. F. Kingman. John Hong, secretary; Mr» j J>~ B. H, Woodward and F. W. ’ responding sec j Voctsch whose terms expiry and sale Long, chairman truster* to replace William H. Lyon 1 Mr* Edgar Gold- ; and D. C. Hayes. Who have reslgn- of membership. ; ed. Oceans to succeed I. M. Klein, t deal of credit for the i C J. Horton ahd W L. McKinley. whose term* ^f offices have expired and a deacon to surceed R. G. Strnnaeh. resigned, will also be chbsen. Miss Schroeder Returns From Regional Conference Mlaa Dorothy Schroeder. the lo ­ cal director of the White Plain* Girl Scouts, returned Monday from the Regional onferrnce which *11 held last week In Rochester, N. Y. Mra. Robert Palmer, the White Plains Girl Scout Commissioner al ­ so attended the conference, but la > pending a few days with relatives Falla, N. Y before re- her home at 13 Wood- thls city. Young People To Attend Nearby Dancing Party Several members of the White Plains fraternity group* will attend the dance of Alpha Chapter of Phi Lambda Fraternity to be held Fri ­ day evening In New Rochelle. The dance will be given at the New Ro ­ chelle Women ’ * Club. Palmer Max ­ well heada the committee In charge. Others on the committee are Wil ­ liam Martin and Gregory Draddy. Special Showing of Indian Crewel Embroider!?:. DIRECT ISfPORTS * In a Large Variety of. sizes „ and colors— Suitable for all decorative purposes — At w very attractive prices. ' wl -$£L bt- 47 MAMARONECK AVENUE STORE YOUR FURS WITH - LEAFS FUR SHOP t Call New Rochelle 2.155 LOWEST RATES FURS REPAIRED and REMODELED AT SPECIAL SUMMER PRICES By Having Your -Furs Repaired - and Remodeled During fhe Summer You Save The Cost Of . Fur Storage For When We Remodel Fur* WE STORE THEM FREE Leaf ’ s Fur Shop 526 Main St. New Rochelle

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