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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. If., BATUlWAY. JAN. 25. 1905.
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tt X dnv morning nt 11 ii. m. On Butiiltiv honor of their lion Allnn's birthday it
Mn. Cunningham Hero
Among Ihu arrivals In tlio Alameda
was Mrs. May .Mott-Sinlth Cunning
linm, looking or charming an ever, tt
hns been several years since she vis
ited Honolulu, and she will bo tlio
Kucst of her brother nntl sistcrln-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Molt-Smlth. Shu
expects to glvo an exhibition on
Thursday next at the Kllohana Art
league rooms, and she has brought
many cases of valuable curios, pic
tures, paintings (sixty canvases in
all) exquisite leather work, books by
lho Misses Itoldcn, plaster casts by
Gertrude M. Doyer, two or three pic
tures by Charles Rollo Peters, Thco
tloro Worcs, and many noted Califor
nia artists, and tho cases of wonder
ful jewelry, her own work, will bo
nlone enough to dazzlo tho eye. Mrs.
Mott-Smlth Cunlngham Is a recog
nized authority on tho making and
setting of nntlo.ua Jewelry, Her work
has taken many prizes and her Jew
t'lry adorns tlio 'most noted society
women In California and tho oast. It
must bo seen to bo thoroughly appro
elated. Such grouping of stones, and
such exquisite coloring Is beyond ono'
powers of description. Thero
nro also many artistic bits for
lampshades and tables, Arts and
Crafts, and the exhibition will glvo
Honolulu an exceptional opportunity
not only to view tho artistic work, but
to possess somo raro nnd exquisite
Jewel. Tho Governor's wlfo, MrB. Wal
ter Fronr, owns a nccklaco designed
by Mrs. Cunningham and Mrs. George
Carter wears a gorgeous one. Mrs.
Cunningham takes a keen Interest In
every detail of her work, and It's n
regular treat to listen to her when sho
mounts tier hobby. Sho wears only
ono ring herself, a gorgeous affair of
black pearls, whlto pearls and small
diamonds. Tho exhibition will prob
ably bo open several days and nil Ho
nolulu will have tho opportunity of a
lifetime. Tho exhibition will last for
two weeks and among tho patronesses
nro Mrs. Francis Swanzy, Mrs. Walter
Frear, Mrs. George Carter, Mrs. Oer
lit Wilder, Mrs. Harry von Holt, Mrs,
Walter Brlnckorhof, Mrs. Ernest Mott
Smlth. Scots Tonight
Tho following program will bo glv-
on by tho Scottish Thlstlo Club to
night in honor of tho anniversary of
tho birthday of Robert Burns:
Chief J. M. MacKinnon
Bagplpa Selection Piper Stewart
Song '"There Was a Lad Was Born
In Kyle" D. W. Anderson
Toast "Tho Immortal Memory of
Robert Burns" P, E. Tosh
Song "Angus Macdonald"
Recitation James A. Wilder
Toast "Tlio President of tho
Secretary E. A. Mott-Smlth
Song "Scots Wha Ha'o"
Violin Selection W. A. Lovo
ToaBt "Tho Land of Burns" ...
Song "The Land o' tho Leal" ..
C. 0. Livingston
Bagpipo Solectlon ....Piper Stowa.rt
Toast "Tho King and Queen"
"God 8avo tho King."
Toast "Tho Land Wo Live In" ...
U. S. Dcp
uty District Attorney W. T. Rawlins
Cello Selection Dr. Ramus
Song "Turn Yo to Mo" (Old High
land Melody) . . Stanley Llvlngstou
Recitation "Tarn o' Shantcr"
G. S. Lolthead
ToaBt "Tho Bar" . .A. L. C. Atkinson
Song "Tho Auld Scotch Sangs" . .
C. E. Edmunds
Song "Oh, for a Breath of tho
Moorland" C. G. Livingston
Song ..., James A. Wilder
Bagpipo Selection ....Plpor Stewart
Toast "Tho Press" Visiting ProBsmcn
"Auld Lang Syno."
Accompanists H. R. Macfarlano,
Jr., Geo. P. Cooko.
Coming Garden Party
Tho coming garden party on Satur
day next on tho grounds of Mrs.. Lanz
will bo a much anticipated event.
Tho object is so good, for everybody
is interested In the Palama Settlement
work, tho district nurses and the pure
milk depot. Illustrated songs will bo
arranged by Mrs. F. H. Humphrls and
Mrs. James Wilder will help nor. Somo
of tho prettiest children In town will
act. Thero will bo palm reading, prct
ty fancy articles, flowers, and many
delightful things to tompt ono. Suroly
tho giounds will bo well patronized,
for tho sako of such a worthy charity,
CardB havo been received as fol
lows; City Improvement Clrclo of Kl
lohana Art League. At Homo Wednes
day, January 29th, 1008, at -J p. m.
Entertainment on "Town Halls, An
cient, Modern and Immediate," given
on the nnnlverbary of the birth of tho
martyred President, William McKln
ley. Cornor Alakeu and Allen streots.
Plcaso wear or carry flowers.
A pretty picture of tho market place
Is also shown.
Tio Kllohana Art League Dramatic
section will" also glvo a play at the
Opera House on. tho evening of Feb
ruary 20tli nnd 22nd, which will bo
proceeded by "Tlio Dolly Dialogues,"
given by Dr. nnd Mrs. F. II. Hum
phrlB. "Arnblan Nights" is tho iiamo
of tho play,
Thero was n most enjoynbto hop at
tho Seaside hotel last evening, given
(or tho officers nnd ladles of the trans
port Crook. Thero wero many pretty
girls present nnd nmong others wore
tho Misses Winston, Miss Olmstcnd,
MIbs Jordan, and nmong tho married
belles Mrs. Ncwall, Mrs. Brooke, Mrs.
James Wilder and many others. Mrs.
Ncwhall has been qulto 111, but looked
the plcturo of health. Her sisters, tho
Misses Winston, nro beautiful girls,
and they seem quite enamored with
out beautiful climate. Tho lights wero
particularly well arranged, the glaring
electrics being shrouded In red, mak
ing every thing look well under Its flat
tering radiance. Ernest Knot's or
chestra played and sang as usual, and
the two-steps and waltzes continued
until a lato hour, Mr. Stout 1b doing
alt ho can to mnko tlio hops a success.
iiio marriage or .Mr. inarics liart
wcll and Miss Cordelia Carter took
place at the rcsldcnco of J. R. Gait,
Esq., on Lllllia street, Tuesday even.
mg at soven-tnirty ociock. it was
necessarily a quiet ono owing to the
Illness of Mr. Gait. Tlio drawing-room,
whero tho ceremony was performed
by tho Rov. H. II. Parker, artistically
decorated w)th whlto roses, orchids
and ferns, looked very attractive. Tho
bride, a handsomo girl, woro an ex
qulBlte creation of whlto laco over
whlto batln. Tho veil of cream laco
was most becoming and sho carried a
bouquet of whlto orchids. She was
attended by Miss Juliette Hartwcll, a
sister of tho groom. Tho pretty
bridesmaid was dressed in pink crope
tt fill mill ntlfl ctVin nni.i-1irl tlti1r wiuah
Tho groom was supported by Mr. OU
L. Sorenson, and tho brldo was given
into tho keeping of tho groom by ex
Governor Georgo Carter, her brother.
Only tho immediate relatives were
present, and directly after the cere
mony Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Hartwcll
motored to Kaalnwai to spend their
honey-moon. The families of both tho
brldn and groom are most prominent.
Charles Hartwell Is tho son of Chief
Justice Hartwcll, a man of distin
guished ancestry, and closely Identi
fied with tho interests of tho Islands,
whllo the brldo Is allied to tho Carters,
who have always been prominent In
affairs of men and stato slnco tho be
ginning of tho Invasion of the white
Tuesday Is alwayu Walklki day and
there wero many guests at Kal, tho
rcsldcnco of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Castle.
The hostess received her friends in
tho library, which Is ono of tho cosiest
rooms In the mansion, and Mrs. Allan
Whlto, Mrs. Walter Brlnckerhof and
Miss Anna Paris assisted at tho tea
tablo. Mrs. Francis Swanzy made de
licious coffee from a now patent urn
recently brought from tho caBt. Mrs
Castlo was exquisitely dressed In
whlto silk crepo do cheno, raro old
laco draping the bodice and Eklrt,
whllo a shawl of old laco hung grace
fully from her shoulders. Sho Is look
ing unusually well and entertained In
her usual charming manner. Mrs. Al
lan Whlto consented to sing In tho
Hobo room tho lattor part of tho af
ternoon, nnd ovcrybody listened with
delight to tho magnificent volco which
has not been hoard for ho long. Sev
eral cholco selections wero glorlusly
rendered. Mrs. Allan Whlto would
graco tho Grand Oporn House In
Paris nnd is tho finest amateur sing
er wo evor heard. Sho is celebrated
both at homo and abroad.
Saturday last wbb a busy day for
Halelwa hotol. Tho day was perfect
and many pcoplo took advantago of
It and visited tho hotol. Tho visitors
wero Mr. nnd Mrs. Geo. C. Bolt, Ta
coma; Mr. Paul Iscnborg brought I.
Novln, Allen M. Boylo, W. D. lie
Brydo, A. M. Mcllrydo, by auto. J. A.
Kennedy had a happy party of eleven
who arrived by automobile for lunch.
Thoy woro Mrs. Long of Spokane:
Captain Thomas, Mrs. and Miss Hcon
ey, Capt, A. W. Walton, Alaska, MrB.
H. G. Wootten, Mr. and Mrs. W. II.
Bromley, Stnnloy C. Kennedy and Mr.
Whlto. Mrs. B. MacKueeldlo of Lon
don, Mrs. S. E. Damon, and R. R. Bod I
arrived by train for lunch. Tho fol
lowing registered for lunch, pnsslng
through on tho automobllo endurnnco
run: E. 0. Whlto, E. II. Lewis, J. C.
Qulnn, G. Nellls, J. R. Wntklns, Dr.
Walter P. Brlnckerhoff, James W, W.
BrowBtcr, K. King, Mr. HughcB, R. Lll
lis, Mrs. E. A. do Lovelace, Mrs. N
Mnrdell, F. J. Dillon, M. Schoenlng, F.
Cokor, Chas. Albright, C. C. von
Hamm, E. A. do Lovelaco, Mr. Smith,
Mr. Mutr, J. A. McLood, Fred Harri
son, R. Onnrd, R. A. Jordan, Mr. and
Mrs. Hurza, S. Jordan and Chas. G.
Bartlott. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. M. Rolph
and daughtor of Crockott, Cat., and
Mr. and MrB. A. Gartloy of Honolulu
arrived as gtiosts for tho wook end.
Chns. L. Deal and R. W. PorklnB vis
ited tho hotol nnd Btoppod over Satur
day night. "Princess Kawananakoa,
A. L. C. Atkinson. N, S. Riley. Mre,
Harvoy Murray and Dr. Murray ar
rived Saturday night by auto, nnd
stayed over, leaving for Honolulu Hun
day morning nt 11 a. m. On Sunday
E. J. Lord, with Capt. Humphrey, U
S. Army, J. C. dndwln, W. C. Roth,
W. W. Williamson, r. C. Thompson,
and Geo, (Inrlty, U. S. Army, called In
for lunch on their trip around tho Is
land. Tho following gentlemen also
made tho trip around tho Island, stt
ping for lunch : B. W. Qulnn, W. St.
Clair, E. I'. O'Brien, nnd F. J. Dillon.
W. F. Johnston, C. E., E. L. Fnrns
worth nnd three Indies, Fred T., Mre.
and Electa Williams, II. S. Wood, II.
E. Brodck, and J. C. Jenkins wero
guosts to dinner In addition to those
stnlng In the house. Mr. F. L. Phil
Upson, Edward C. Brown, Mr. and
Mrs. A. D. Scroggy, who nro staying
somo days, and Theo. Bouman visited
her on Tuesday. Wednesday saw G.
II. Gere, and tho following auto party
nrrhe: Mrs. Henry Watcrhouse, Mrs.
E. Ross, and Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Ath
crton. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilcox are ex
pected to arrho hero very soon for
a winter In Honolulu. Ella Wheeler
Wilcox, bo well known both at homo
and abroad as an author, was born
in Johnston Center, Wisconsin. She
has written many poems and Bcvcral
books, among which aro "An Ambi
tious Man," "A Double Life," "Drops
of Water," "Three Women," "Men,
Women and Emotions." Her poems
of paBslon aro blkhly appreciated and
everybody remembers "The Beautiful
Land of Nod." Sho Is an editorial
writer and contributor. Sho posesscs
a most attractive personality and no
ono could look Into her eyes and not
feci tho magnetism sho possesses to
a wonderful degree. Sho owns a beau
tiful bungalow at Shot Beach, Connec
ticut, but generally spends her win
ter In New York, whero she Is In touch
with tho great powers.
Tho Chronicle tells us of tho en
gagement of Miss Gcorglo Splckcr,
daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Joseph
Splckcr of Ross valley, and John
Drum of this city, was announced
early In the week. Miss Splckcr is
n great favorite here, although she
has been absent somo time, visiting
first In Honolulu nnd going from thero
to Now York, whero sho Is spending
tho winter. Sho Is a charming girl,
graceful, handsomo and clover, nnd
much loved by her frlonds. Mr. Drum
Is n member of a well-known San
Francisco family, and n brother of
Miss Sarah Drum and Mrs. William
Gccr Hitchcock of San Mateo. Their
wedding will be an event of the
Miss Splekcr visited the Dllllnghams
and Frcars not long slnco and made a
decidedly good impression on every
body. Sho was much entertained
Tho Chronlclo also says that tho
Sequoia Club has announced the pre
sentation of Its Christmas "Jinks" to
take placo on Thursday evening of
this week, when n most entertaining
program will bo given. The affair Is
In charge of Allan Dunn, who will
gather about .him tho talent of the
club members, who will glvo artistic
vaudovlllo. This will bo held In the
Inrgo music-room and Is for Sequolans
and a fow Invited guestB. All sketches
will bo given In costume, tho opening
number to bo tho prologue from
"I'PagllaccI," sung by Oscar Frank.
Among other attractions of tho even
ing will bo tho sceno from "Mine. But
torfly," by Mrs. Thomas Nunan, and a
playlet by Allan Dunn and Mrs. C. C.
Cunningham. Miss EIslo Ardcn will
sing, nnd n fow other stunts nro still
to bo announced.
Probably no ono attracted moro at
tention nt tho rccoptlon at tho Gov
ernors on Monday nucrnoon man
Mrs. Simpson, a lovely woman from
Yorkshire, England. Sho has a com
plexion of poaches nnd cream, her
whlto hair being most effective. Sho
woro a small toque of gray, tho pink
tullo tied undor tho chin being most
becoming. Both Mr. and Mrs. Simp
son nro so delighted with Honolulu
that they think of returning next year.
Thoy aro guests at the Moann, and de
plore greatly tho necessity of closing
tho hotel which is in every respect so
comfortable. After a trip to Halelwa
they will Bpcnd tho last fow days of
their sojourn hero nt tho Young hotel.
Mrs. Anna E. Teltzcl, who haB open
ed a studio In tho rooms of tho Kllo
hana Art Leaguo, has inado n special
study of volco-placlng with Now
York's famous master, John Dennis
Mehan. Mrs. Teltzei will bo pleased
to bo Interviewed by anyone, especial
ly by thoso desiring vocal instruction.
Tho Mehan method not only makes
ono sing, but develops and strength
ens tho entire system.
It Is a sourco of regret to ovcrybody
that tho Moana hotel will close its
portals tho first of February. Nearly
all tho guests will go to tho Young.
The bathing houses, bar and lanaln
will still bo open to tho public and
this state of affairs will probably not
last long. What can ono do if the
placo Is not sufficiently patronized?
It is not Biipposod to bo a charitable
organization and that is what it would
bo under tho present loss with which
It haB bcon struggling. With our per
fect cllmato, unBiirpassod views and
well equipped hotels, what can tho
peoplo be thinking of not to como
here. Whose Is tho fault, and whose
the blame for thoro Is a reason and
ever) body Is asking, why?
Ono of tho charming events of last
Thursduy was the supper sIyou by
Mr. and Mrs.. Frederick 1iwrey In
honor of their son Allan's birthday It
was n Dutch supper served from llltlo
tnblcs, and tho floral decorations wero
masses of double violets in low silver
rcccptablcs. There were thirty guests
In nil and among them were Mr nnd
Mrs. Kennedy, Mr. nnd Mrk C. M
Cooke, Dr. nnd Mrs. Moore Mr and
Mrs. Richard Cooko, Madam l.owrey.
Professor nnd Mrs. Grlfliths. Mr nnd
Mrs. Myers, Mr. nnd Mrs. J A. Ken
nedy, Misses Irene Fisher, Nora Stur
geon, Bcatrlco Castlo, Jessie Kennedy,
Graco Cooke, Vera Damon. Stnnlcy
nnd Dement Kennedy, Messrs Tenney.
Ted Cooke, Sir. W. It. Castle
Tho dinner which Miss Moticrleff
gave nt the Moana Hotel on Sunday
night wns a most successful affair.
Great masses of tho starry-eyed Jasse
mine in pale pink, cream and yellow
adorned the tablo and ting electric
lights gleamed softly from beneath
tho greens. Among tho guests were
Dr. and Mrs. F. II. Humphrls, Mr. and
Mrs. Grlnbaum, Miss Nancj Winston,
Mr. nnd Mrs. A. G. Hnwcs, Jr., Gov
ernor Clcghorn, Mr. David Audeison,
Mr. Clifford Kimball.
Miss Ada Rhodes was tho hostess
of a bridge tea on Wednesday at her
residence in Nuuanu nvenue. There
was a prize for each table and tho for
tunate winners of tho dainty hand
embroidered handkerchiefs were Mrs.
Harvey Murrny and Mrs. C. High.
Among tho guests were tho Princess
Kawananakon, Misses McStocker,
Miss Hclcno Irwin entertained at a
delightful luncheon last Thursday In
honor of Miss Lydla Hopkins. Among
her guests woro Miss Mnrgucrlto Bar
ron, Miss Margaret Hyde-Smith, Miss
Mnrlon Nowhnll, Miss Julia Lang
horne, Miss Mnry Kceney, .Miss Ger
trudo Ballard, Miss Alexandra Hamil
ton and Miss Elizabeth Newhnll.
Chronicle, Jan. 12 .
Miss Rhoda Green gave a pretty lit
tle tea at her residence on Judd street
In honor of Mrs. Thayer, her prospec
tive mother-ln-lnw. Miss Gieeu's mar
riage to Mr. Wade Warren Thayer
will occur In tho early summer. Sho
hns already received many luvely en
gagement gifts, which were exhibited
The bridge tea which Mrs. S. Parker
gave last Saturday afternoon was a
most enjoyablo affair. Faus were
given for prizes, and among tho guests
wero Princess Kawananakoa, Mrs.
Eben Low, Mrs. Augusta Schmidt,
Mrs. Cunha, Mrs. Murray. Mrs. Lucas,
Mrs. Charles Booth and Mrs. L.
Cards have been received as fol
lows: Mr. nnd Mrs. John Rnndolf
Gait announce tho marrlugo of their
sister, Cordelia Judd Carter to Mr.
Charles Athcrton Hartwell, Tuesday,
January tho twenty-first, nineteen
hundred nnd eight, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Lewis entertained
nt dinner on Friday Inst In honor of
Mr. and Mrs. II. Baldwin, Mrs. J. P.
Cooko, Mr. and Mrs. James Wilder,
and Dr. Baldwin. Tho tablo was beau
tlfully decorated with cut flowers.
Wo aro to havo qulto a number of
entertainments nt the Opera House
in tho near future. Mr. .II. Herzcr
will put on "Tho Mnscotte," that
bright little French opera, and there
aro many more In rehearsal.
Mrs. I L. McCandless gavo her
third Browning rending this morning
before n largo and Interested audience
Everybody appreciates her klndnoss
In glylng theso lectures, which nro bo
enjoyanio and insiriitiivu.
Thero was a public concort by tho
Royal Hawaiian band on Wednesday
evening at tho Moana hotol. It wbb
greatly enjoyed by many listeners.
Madame Alapal sang beautifully, and
was often encored.
Judgo and Mrs. Seldcn Kingsbury
entertained at dinner on We'dnosdny
evening In honor of MIbs Nnnnlo
Winston and Captain Humphrey, U.
Judgo Sldnoy M. Ballon Is tho nowly
elected president of tho Unlvorslty
club. Tho retiring president, Judgo
Hartwell, has served for two years.
At Mr. and Mrs. Cunha's dinner on
Tuesday evening covers wero laid for
fourteen. It was a delightful affair,
well carried out.
Col. 8, Parker and Prlnco David
Kawanannkoa havo returned from a
very successful hunting trip to tho
Dr. nnd Mrs, Harvoy Murray gavo
a licnullful dinner on Wednesday even
ing. Bridge was played throughout
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rico aro pleas
antly domiciled at tho Manhattan
hotel. New York.
Mrs. Williams, of Lahalna, Is visit
ing her mother, Mrs, Green, at Mrs.
McDonald's. Mrs. Green Is still fnr
Mr. and Mrs. Sldnoy Ballon ontor
tallied at a pretty llttlo dinner on
Thursday evening In honor of Mr. Nel
son S. Riley.
Mrs. Rannoy Scott la trying to rent
her cottago next tho Seaside hotel for
a foW mouths while away.
Society As It
Is Now Ruled
WASHINGTON, f . Jnu 11
Capital society Is now In full swing
with dinners, dames, receptions,
luncheons, tens, nnd theater parties
galore every dn and every night.
There arc two kinds of society hero
real society nnd official society. If
ou are n member of the first it
means joii nro In society whether
j oil have an olllctal position or not,
unless you happen to bo a member of
the President's family, or are on the
Supreme Bench of the United States,
or arc a member ot tho Cabinet, or
arc a member of the Diplomatic
Corps. If you aro any of these you
nrc a member of real society hero
and, for that matter, a member of
leal society anywhere.
If you aro a member of official so
ciety only, it means that your posi
tion nnd not yourself is a member of
society In Washington. This docs
not entitle you to expect any social
consideration In nny other city, if
you nro not In real society, but nro a
Senator, you will nevertheless be
given great social recognition hero
on account of the position you flit
You will hnrdly know the difference
In Washington. But If you go to
other Inrgo cities you will have It
made plain to you and your eyes will
be widely opened
Members of the Supremo Court arc
nlwnys looked upon here nnd ovory
whero olso ns members of society. So
nre members of tho Cabinet, nnd, of
course, members of tho diplomatic
circles. It Is generally assumed that
if you nro good enough to havo been
given n diplomatic appointment you
possess good clnlms to social recogni
tion. Society doesn't go behind the
A Pitfall for the Unwary
Thcsc nre tho features that mnko
roclcty In Washington such a pitfall
for tho unwary. Its complex forma
tion renders necessary n complex eti
quette. Many of tho social entertain
ments are cosmopolitan In tho ex
treme, nnd it Is no unusual sight to
eco men nnd women guests whom
you would never havo thought to
find in drawing-rooms rubbing el
Lows with tho great and the near
great. Some members o( Congress nnd
their families from rural districts,
whoso chief social diversions In tho
past were "social bees" and Jiusklng
parties, nro apt to bo at a Iosh for
"small talk" at largo social affairs
and formal stnte dinners, whero they
meet distinguished Americans nnd
foreigners. They nre there only be
cause of their official position.
How She Cut the Knot
At ono largo State dinner given n
j car ago tho hostess was in doubt as
to tho order in which her guests
should go out to dinner nnd, ns nieni
l.crs of tho Diplomatic Corps, Jus
tlccs of tho Supremo Court and Sen
atom wore prcaont, a very pretty
wrnngto followed. Suddenly tho
pretty wlfo ot a naval officer turned
to the Chlot Justice and said:
"Let us go out together nnd leave
them to scttlo the lino points ot this
And smilingly sho took his arm
and walked on, leaving her hostess
nnd tho other guests stupefled with
amazement at hor lawlesH cutting ot
tho gordlnu knot.
Somo years before this country be
came, a -world-power the diplomats
residing In Washington nt that time
lomplnlned bitterly ot tho rudeness
they said they met with nt recep
tions and other entertainments.
"What kind of a country is Amer
ica?" asked a young diplomat, who
had Just arrived in Washington oi
ono of tho foreign ministers who had
often criticised the lack of manners
in Washington society.
"It is a country whero evcryona
vlin chooses can trend upon your
toes; but, then, thoy give you the
same privilege, only you nro too well
bred to avitll yourself ot It," was the
Precedence All Important
Tho question of precedence Is an
nil-Important ono. An error may of
fend not only tho representative of
a foreign government, but that wholo
f.overnment nnd nation, and embroil
us in u diplomatic war, if nothing
At first sight It seems absurd to
think of n great literary gonlus llko
Ambassador Brycc, of Great Britain,
struggling fnr precedence over such
a typical American product as tho
Speaker of tho Houso, and yet such
things havo been for generations,
thoy nro now and thoy will be for
years to come.
The etlquetto of official rank In
Washington Is n thing which cannot
bo neglected. Sturdy Democrats from
tho bnckwoods and tho uncompro
wising Socialists from tho city slums
como to Washington to rovilo,- but
thoy Invariably end up by recogniz
ing tho fact that bo long ns wo havo
an official class we must group them
according to tho offices they occupy,
and that grouping must be carried
Into tho social lite of tho capital tin
well ns Into lis political existence
Problem for the Prciidcnt
Tho greatest Presidents Of tho Unl
led Stntes have had to struggle with i
thi problem MrKlnlcy was con- Jeff Davis Bars Dress Suits
fronted with It Jvmt as much n wns Scnaloi Jeff IUvIs of Arkansas rc
tiovelnnd and Hie ultrn democrat lo fuses to enter nny Kind of society.
Roosevelt has iwrii obliged to eslnb-1 official or otherwise Ho objects to
Ilsh n social rode under the ilirec- what ho mils the 'uniform." Ho
tlon of the Stnte Department. Just as
surely ns If he had never led his
Hough Riders up Kettle Hill. Ho
Llinkcs hands with the engineer of
his train, but If that engineer were
invited to dinner at the Whlto House i
he would surely go In nt the tall of
Thcrc Is n list of relative rank
which must bo promulgated by every
administration. It requires serious
consideration nnd the President nnd
Cabinet nrc frequently obliged to
wrestle with the serious question ns
to whether Mr. Commissioner Whlto
Is superior In rank of Second Assist
ant Secretary ilrown, or vice versa.
There have been squabbles in tho
Government in regard to rclatlvo
rank, In which arguments have been
brought forwnrd to show that this,
that or the other man Is fairly en
titled to the precedence he claims
It will bo Interesting, therefore, for
the avcrago man nnd woman to rend
nn official list ns It Is now applied
I'ndcr the administration of Presi
dent Roosevelt. This list ot rclatlvo
rank wns prepared by tho Stato De
partment and was furnished to tho
Whlto Houso for tno guidance of the
master ot ceremonies there, who Is n
colonel In the regular Army, only af
ter It had been carefully gone over
by President and Mrs. Roosevelt and
thoroughly discussed by tho Cabinet.
Here Is the official list ot our
American official aristocracy:
1. Tho President.
The Vice President.
4. Secrctnry of State.
C. Foreign Ministers nnd Chnrgo
C. Secretary of the Treasury.
7. Secretory of War.
8. Attorney General.
9. Postmaster General.
10. Secretary of tno Navy.
11. Secretary of the Interior.
Socrctary of Agriculture.
Secretary of Commerce nnd La
Chief Justice of tho Supreme
Governors of States in the or
der ot ndmlssion of tho Stato
to the Union.
President pro tempore of the
19. Speaker ot tho House.
20. Representatives in Congress.
21. General commanding tho army.
22. Admiral of tho Navy.
23. Assistant Secretaries In tho
Bamc order as heads of depart
ments. 21. Heads of independent govern
ment commissions and other
bodies, chiefs or burcnu and
other officials, following long
rule of established rank, bas
ed on relative importance nnd
date of creation ot Bcrvlco,
without regard to official ago
How Women Are Affected
Taking tho list as u basis, women
in each group must call llrst on all
those above them, nnd thoso In high
est rank mako personal calls on only
a fow grades below themselves, leav
ing cards on tho rest or Ignoring
them entirely. No woman leaves a
card on a woman who ranks above
l.er, und thoso who neglect to follow
out theso extraordinary rules aro
toon forced to oboy them by tho In
exorable operation of tho rules thorn
i elves, and by tho desire every wlfo
tins to further tho political prospects
of her husband.
And tho curious thing about It all
n that, ns wo havo no hereditary or
permanent social class, a woman who
Is near the top ot tho list today may
bo at tho foot of tho tablo or outddo
on the sidewalk tomorrow.
Social Aids Overworked
No hmall contribution to tho gay-
cty at tho Whlto Houso Is mndo by
oung officers of, both branches ot
tho service, who nro Known as tho
President's "social aids."
It Is their business to assist nt re
ceptions and other entertainments.
At formal banquets it Is their fre
quent duty to net ni beaux for un
married girls who may happen to bo
Invited. Selected with reference to
their ngrccablencss nnd good looks,
thoy nro sure to ho regarded with fa
vor by appreciative daniBols. Ot
course, it Is not surprising that, In
view of the exceptional Boclal pres
tige Incidentally accruing, Btich as
signments should bo sought eagerly.
Mr. Roosevelt, with an eye nlwnya
for tho picturesque, lilt upon tho
notion ot employing ns his social aids
young officers who wero tho sons or
grandsons of men famous In our mil
itary history, Repeatedly In public
speeches ho lias referred to the fact
that descendents of great warriors
who fought on both sides ot tho Civil
War havo been chosen by him for
service in this Intimate kind ot per
Thus Ulysses S. Grant third,
young Phil Sheridan, Lieutenant
MncArthur nnd Fltzhugh Lee, son ot
tho Confedernto cavalry commander,
did duty at tho Whlto House. But
they soon tired of tho eternal round
ot dinner and dance, ten anil cotil
lon, and. at their own request, Mr.
Itoosevplt enrly this season rcllovcd
them of tholi duties.
evinces ns great mi aversion to wear
ing it drosn suit ns former Governor
Hogg of Texns had to kneo breeches.
The Senator is understood to bo prac
tically under pledge to his constltu-
cuts not to hobnob with dress suit
folks while In Washington. This Is
n sort of unwritten law down in A'-
aa against them. That explains
vl' tlle Senntor did not get to the
"rldlron Club dinner tho other even-
Arrayed In his familiar gray suit,
the Senator was headed for the Grld
lion dinner when he met a crowd ot
"Come on to dinner with us," thoy
"But I'm on my way to the Grid
lion dinner," replied Heiiator Davis.
"Not in those clothes?"
"Of course. hat's tho matter
with theso clothes?"
"Tho clothes may bo all right, but
If ou go to the Gridiron dinner with
out u dress suit you'll bo thrown
"If I'm likely to get thrown out, I
guess I'll go with you." said tho Sen
ator, nnd he Joined his friends nnd
wns not in evidence among tho Grid
ironcrs that night.
The Speaker's Kentucky Breakfast
noi to no oiitdono uy me rrcsi
dent, whoso recent b'nr dinner nt tho
White Houso if a lino campaign
play," said an Illinois member ot
Congress recently, " 'Undo Joo' Is to
give n Kentucky breakfast to n num.
I cr of his Intimates. I asked him
what a Kentucky breakfast consist
ed ot, nnd he said:
" 'A bottle ot whisky, n bulldog,
nnd a becfutcak.'
" 'What Is the bulldog for, Undo
Joe?' I nsked.
" 'Why, he hns to cat the steak,
It Made Lodge Mad
There hns not been nnj love lost
between Senntor Lodge and Mr. Falr
tnuks since tho lea President last
car supplied to Senntor Tillmnn a
metrical reference to tho Massachu
setts Senator which wns part of tho
great vaudeville net for which tho
South Carolinian was mado In exec
utive session to npologlzc. The lines
He comes from Massachusetts,
The land of the sacred cod;
Where the Adamses vote for Douglai
And tho Lodges walk with God.
Washington, Jan. 17. Keenest In
terest Is manifested here in tho at
tempt of New York republican lead
ers to smother tho Hughes presiden
tial boom. Most of theso leaders nro
close to President Roosevelt nnd somo
of them nro men who havo never
dreamed of making any political
mdvo without consulting him.
Tho chnrgo Is openly mndo by antl-
Roosevelt republicans thnt tho Presi
dent Is trying to kill off Hughes, but
tho Whlto House Is silent. Senntor
Depcw, Representative J. Sloat Fas
tett ot tho Elmlra district and Alford
W. Cooley, assistant attorney goncral,
were prominent New York men who
to-day discussed In a private wny the
second rap at tho Hughes boom by
tho Now York county commltteo nt
Its meeting last night. The three
men spent somo tlmo with Secretary
HILO MASONS INSTALLED.
Hllo, Jan. 23. Brother J. D .Tucker,
of Honolulu, Installed tho following
now officers of Kllnucn Lodge, F. and
A. M., on Saturday la'Bt:
Georgo Henry Vlcnrs. Worshipful
Master; William II. C. Campbell, Sen.
lor Warden; Charles Francis Parsons,
Junior Warden; Adam Lindsay, treas
urer; Frank Arthur Mcdcnlf, P. M.,
Sccrotnry; Charles William IUII,
Chaplain; Georgo Henry Pierce, Mar
thai; Donald Scott Bowman, Senior
Deacon; Charles Wenthcrbco, Junior
Deacon; Charles Rcld Kennedy, Sen
ior Steward; John Napier, Junior
Stewnrd: William Siegfried Bohm,
Tyler; Elmer Ellsworth Richards, P.
M., trustee, 1903; John Troup Molr, P.
M., trustee, 1909; Wm. McKay, Jr., P.
M., trustee, 1910.
Tho attendance was ono of tho larg
est In tho history of tho lodge. At tho
conclusion ot tho ceremonies thoro
was a repast at tho Demosthenes Cafo,
Bro. C. F. Parsons, tho Junior warden,
acting ns toastmnstcr.
HEAL ESTATE- TRANSACTIONS.
Entered for Record Jan. 24, 1908,
D W Nnpihaa to Wm F Poguo U
Kalel (k) ct nl to T M Harrison ...M
George K Keknuoha and wf to Dald
Mrs Meant Kekucwa to Ako L
J Kuanaana und wf to Tr of John
L Illnlsdell et nl M
Ira Kskcw nnd wi to Heo Sue Fook.D
Wm Henry to Knneohu Rico Mill
Co Ltd L
,L I. McCandless by utty Notlco
Enterer for Record Jan. 25, 1908,
Joo C Plcnnco and wf to J II
Louis B Woodd and wf to George P