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"JOLLY DUCHESS" HOSTESS AT
? UNIQUE GATHERINGS
J)ucheay of HaticHeser
The Duchess of Manchester is
known among her set in London as
"the jolly duchess," a name which
suits her capitally.
- She was Helena Zimmerman of
ICincinnati before she married the
duke. And now, it is said she devotes
'half her time to thinking up new
?ways of amusing ner titled husband.
THIS ACT WILL CUT OUT THE
FAKE WAR NEWS
Washington, May 16., Secretary
of Wax Garrison is furious at Gen.
Funston for letting Medill McCor
mick and Richard Harding Davis and
other "war" correspondents go
through the lines to Mexico City and
stir up a fuss by getting pinched; and
Garrison has established a set of rules
for correspondents and photogra
phers. All photographs niust go to
Washington before they go to the pa
pers; and all correspondence must
pass through'the hands of a military
censor before it goes to the paper.
Correspondents must not describe
niilitary operations that may be sent
back into Mexico for information of
the "enemy." Papers must put up
$1,000 for each correspondent or pho
tographer, and if regulations are vio
lated the offenders will be driven
from the army or even court-martialed.
Correspondents will become a part
of the army, win be uniformed with
chevrons to show they are non-com
batants and subject to military regu
lation. It is expected that this censorship
will result in exposure of certain
newspapers that are suspected of
faking "war" news by writing it in
the office at home, and for the pur
pose of creating war sentiment.
This moy put a crimp in some
newspapers that have been lying
about the administration's war policy
and moulding public opinion with
A PICTURE-POSTCARD TRAGEDY
Billie Burke, whose marriage to
Flo Ziegfeld was announced recently,
is one of the foremost favorites of
picture-postcard collectors. Once, he
says, a picture-postcard vof herself
was sent to her stained with blgod.
It had been found on the dead body
of a young officer who was shot dead
in a skirmish on the Indian frontier.
"I did not even know his name," ad
ded Miss Burke.