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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1912-
CIETY : -.HRONICLES .
THE, TIMES' DAILY
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Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Ers. Christian -.i. Hemmlck
have returned to Washington from Bar
Harbor and are established at Studio
Houie, on Sheridan Circle, for the early
season. They are contemplating a trip
to California, In January.
At the marrlaeiof Miss Catherine
' Cameron and Judah II. Hears, -which
will take place October U. the officiating
!(" clenyman will be'the Rev. Dr. Ilghton
Parks, of New York, assisted ay ine
Hv. B. A. 'IJodd.
Zenaa Sears.'- Jr.of Boaton, will be
Mi brother'si'best man and the brlde'a
only attendant will-be her small niece,
lllaa Mary Cameron. '
The ceremony la" totako place at
Clifton Berley, Rosebank, Staten Island,
the countryplace of the brlde'a father,
the late Sir Roderick Cameron.
Mr. and -Mrs. Thornton Lewie, of
Cincinnati;' who are now at the Virginia
Hot Springs for the autumn,, have taken
an apartment at the Highland! for the
winter. Miss 'Alice fcewls, their young
daughter, will be one of the aeaaon'a
debutantes. 'She haa already been pre
sented at the Hot Springs.
The marriage of .Miss Mary Dalton,
daughter of Mrs. M. L. Dalton, to 'Dr.
William Hamilton, took place thla morn
ing at All Saints' Church, Chevy Chaae,
Canon Austin officiating In the presence
of only the Immediate families.
Thla afternoon jthere will be a recep
tion from 4:30 to ( o'clock at the home
of the bride's mother, on Patterson
street. Chevy Chaae.
The bride will wear a handsome gown
of white charmeuse and lace, with a
tulle veil held In place with orange
blossoms, 'abd carry's shower of orchids
and HUea of .the valley.
Mrs. D. A. Braunsteln, 'slater of the
bride, and the matron or honor, wilt
wear black and white chiffon and carry
After December 1 Dr. and Mrs. Ham
ilton will be at home at 3710 Patterson
street. Chevy Chase.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert ConnelL of ITS
Q street, are visiting their son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James Ish-
erwood. at Buckhanan, W. Va,
Mr. Justice and Mrs. Lurton have ta
ken the house at 1720 M street, occupied
laat year by Brig. Oen. Clarence R. Ed
wards, U. 8. A., and Mra, Edwards, and
are already established there.
Mrs. Reynolds Hltt wife of the Amer
ican minister to Guatemala, and her
children have arrived In Washington
and opened the Hltt residence on Du
Mrs. W. R. Hltt and William Hltt,
who are now abroad, are expected to
Jolnjier shortly. '
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Mrs. Magrude4and Miss Natalie Ma
gruder will return to Washington the
r Jajrt of October from Wolescote, their
place at Essex, on Lake Champlaln,
Mrs. Ellas W. Terry, widow of the lata
Rear Admiral Terry, U. 8. N., haa re
turned to this country from an extended
visit to her aon-ln-law and daughter,
Lieut. Flllppo Comperlo, royal Italian
navy, and Mme. Comperlo, at their home
MaJ. Oen. George L. Gillespie, IT. S.
'A., retired, and Mrs. Gillespie have re
turned from a tour of the continent and
are spending a few days In New York
before coming to Washington for the
A. C. Horatmann, third secretary ol
the German embassy, will leave Wash.
lngton In a few days for his new post
as flrst secretary or me utroiso ie
tlon at Lisbon.
Major von Herwarth, military attache
of the German embassy, Is spending a
week or two at the Virginia Hot
Mrs. John Jay White and Miss Sophie
' Blebert have arrived at Bretton Woods
.for a brief stay, making the trip by
A distinct adjunct to fashionable resi
dent circles of society this winter will
be the family of the late Bishop of
Philadelphia and former rector of St.
John's Church on Lafayette square, his
widow, Mrs. Alexander Mackay-Bmtth
and her two daughters, Miss Virginia
Mackay-Smlth and Miss Gladys Mac-kay-Smlth.
They have just closed their summer
home at Northeast Harbor, Me,, and
will occupy th(a winter the family resi
dence on Sixteenth street which was
n nrnmlnentlv Identified with the so
cial- life of the Capital during their
. former residence here.
The Assistant Secretary of the Navy
' arfd Mrs. Beekman Wlnthrop, who have
' been at Lenox for several weeks, are
spending a few daya tn New York, en
route to Washington. They will arrive
here Tuesday evening.
The Military Attache of the French
Embassy and Countess de Chambrun
are expected to return to Washington
early next week from France, where
they have been spending the summer.
They are due to arrive In New York
Capt. Heathcote Grant, naval attache
of the British embassy, has returned to
Washington, and Is at the Grafton,
awaiting the return of Mrs. Grant from
England. Upon her return they will
take possession of the house they
selected for their Washington residence
aoon after their arrival last summer.
After selecting the house, Mrs. Grant
returned to England for their children,
and Captain Grant Joined the embassy
staff at tho summer quarters In Maine.
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. CUrk, of Mobile,
Ala,, are In Washington as guests at
the Hotel Grafton.
f 2 Show, jo Virginia Theater. Todiys
treat feature, "Who Was Qullty";
i The Lord Bishop of Winchester and
the, Hon.' Mrs. Talbot and Miss Talbot
went over to New' York, last night' and
sailed from there this morning for their
home .In England, concluding a brief
visit to the Bishop of Washington, the
nt. Rev. Alfred Harding, atihis resi
dence on Massachusetts avenue.
During their stay in -the National Cap
ital the distinguished visitors were con-
(tantivy entertained. Among the festlvl
les In their honor were a dinner given
by the '-former Ambassador to France
and Mrs. Henry Whlte and a, reception
at the home of Bishop Harding.
Mrs. Roscoe Dillon, has concluded a
brief visit to her mother, "Mrs. Wslton
Ooodwln, and. gone to NewYork.toJoin
Lieutenant Dillon, U. 8. N. They will
go to Portsmouth, N. H.,-where Lieu
tenant Dillon -Is to be stationed for a
few months before going on sea duty.
Miss Alice Ooodwln, who spent the
summer visiting In New England and
Pennsylvania, has Joined her mother.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hays Hammond
are expected at the Virginia Hot
Springs for their annual autumn visit
the latter part of the month.
Mrs. Grover, Cktvland has also re
served accommodations at the Home
stead for about 'that time.
Mrs. George, Peck, Jr.,, and her daugh
ter. Miss Mardo Peck, who have spent
the summer traveling In Europe, have
returned -to Washington. Early In No
vember, Miss Peck will be formally
presented to society in Milwaukee at
the home of her grandfather, former
Governor Peck of Wisconsin.
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Brig. Gen. Charles J. Allen, IT. S. A.,
retired, is at the Hotel Gordon.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marlatt have
returned to the city and opened their
residence on Sixteenth street. They
have been at ML Desert and Northeast
Harbor, Me., for brief visits, since their
return from an extended tour of the
Mrs. and Mrs. Robert Fitch Shepard
and Miss Alice Shepard are now In New
York for a few days, after spending the
summer at East Gloucester, Mass.
They will make the trip to Waahlngton
by motor. Miss Shepard la one of the
most enthusiastic automoblllsts of the,
Capitol, and always does her own
Mrs. Ferd Levy, of Sumter. B. C, Is
the gusst of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Max Cohen, of Blltmore street.
Oladya Lowenberg and Miss
Luclle Lowenberg, of Norfolk, have re
turned to Washington to resume (heir
studies at Bristol School.
Mrs. I. Victor Stone, of Providence,
R, I., is visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. Rosenthal, of Florida avenue.
Miss Edith Strasburger, of Columbia
road, la the guest of friends In Balti
more. - -
Mrs. J. Ganss and daughter. Miss
Nina Ganss, of Richmond, were in
Washington to ottend the reception
given by Mrs. L W. Cants, In celebra
tion of her eighty-ninth birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kaufman, ot
Rhode Island avenue, left yesterday to
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Mrs. B. Helneman and Mrs. W. Gld
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A WHITE STREAK OF DISASTER
CHAPTER XX (ContinuiS). ..
WITH remarkable agility Bur
leigh and Grafton were be
tween. For a tense instant
the two sides regarded, each
other. ' '
"WellT" said Burleigh, cooly.
"Well, there ain't no objection f our
'Isn't there! I'm ajrald that there Is,
th6ugh. I shall have, to ask' both.of you
to remain at this end of-the corridor;
please." , k
, '.'For whstT" inquired the less pre
possessing of the pair. ' , ,
'Because we wish' to drop In on Mr.
Brady and his friends" without' being an
nounced. Here, don'ttry yelling."
Burleigh's hand shot up and covered
the other'a mouth. The man dodged
back and raised hla fist and lowered
"Bay. who ore your! he asked.
"Just a friend."
"O' Jim Brady'sr
"Ah. go onl That's eon!" interposed
"Jlm ssld nobody went in, no matter
who it was." ,
"And that Is where Jim was mis
taken," Burleigh observed pleasantly.
"Are you going to, be quiet about it or
A quick glance shot between the two.
Burleigh observed It, and chuckled In
wardly. They were estimating the force
against them, and hesitating; and It be
came almost certain that they were not
armed, for had they been, the weapons,
would have appeared before now.
"You can't go in there." aald the first.
Oh. we've settled that part, you
know, the question la whether or not
you mesn to try any Interference?"
"You can't go in there that's all, Mr,
"I have no doubt of that"
Still neither of the men moved. Bur
leigh waa satisfied. He turned his bock
obniDtly and wollTed down toward
"Come alone, centlemen: there is
nothing to prevent our walking In.
think. Aa for you stay where you are.
At the moment they aeemed likely to
Half a dozen yards were between the
groups, and still Brady'a henchmen had
"Good Lord!" whispered Grafton.
"They're not going to take It as calmly
as that, are they?"
"Give It up shouldn't wonder!'
chuckled the detective. "They're not the
sort for Just this kind of business. They
know that we are two to one. and they
don't like risking It. They are not pro
vided with guna or they viould have ap
peared at the very first."
"But we're not inside yet." responded
Burleigh, tiptoeing gently along. "No,
that's very true; and we may have a
bit of trouble with those chsps within a
few-seconds even now. This crowd of
heelers are afraid ot Brady, and they
don't know that his Influence Is going
to die tonight When they see us go
"It was Jennlson's voice. Burleigh and
Grafton wheeled around with startled
Working with a skill that bespoke
long practice, the pair had hurled the
detective's assistant to the floor, where
he lay stunned.
Jennlaon waa now In their grip.
"By George! That waa quick!" gasped
Burleigh. "Come on, sir!"
He plunged forward and clenched hla
flats. One of the men held Jennison.
The other stepped out quickly and his
flat soed toward Burleigh's face. But
the detective was even quicker. His
head went down, and hla hard knuckles
came up with a force and an aim that
sent his assailant reeling across the
The other sent Jennison sprawling ana
leaped for Grafton. The millionaire
stepped back in the nick of time and
missed a blow In turn. The dated man
on the floor was stirring again now
and the flrst of Brady's guarda was re
turning unsteadily to the conflict Bur
leigh waited, and Oration leaped to his
Jennison. too. resalned his feet, ana
ran toward tho group, and his flst found
a place on the head of the man who
had thrown him. Tho other closed In,
too, and the light waa on.
And It was a battlel Fists seemea to
be everywhere, 'the soft thudding of
heavy blowa grew almost continuous.
Burleigh picked his man and floored
him. and managed to detach him from
the mass, but befbre-he could return to
Grafton's assistance, the millionaire and
Jennison were both suffering from se
vere pounding at the other man's hands.
And Burleigh's man was back agami
He came injuriously now, and the de
tective ducked to meet the onslaught
Jennison had the other -about the
neck, and. despite a rain of blows, was
bearing him down. Oration wavered
between the two and was turning to
Burleigh's aid when
"Here! What the devil's this? Hey,
there! Cut that out boys!"
Burellgh'sent his man staggering once
more, and turned toward tho sound
with a rush. The'others, followed.
For the voice was that of Big Jim
Brady, and the politician atood In the
doorway of, hla offices.
Hla face waa more than startled. At
the sight of the men before him he
turned white and grasped the casing of
But in the minute of his confusion
Grafton and Burleigh, had pushed by.
They were within the office!
".Good evening, Brady!" panted the
former aa ne.rearranged his collar.
By a Narrow Margin.
RADY'S face was a atudy. For a
moment he stared from Burleigh
and Grafton to the hallway
without, where stood the other
detective and Jennison, and farther
down his own two ruffians.
The chief clerk appeared to absorb
more of his attention than the rest A
black scowl gathered upon his face as
he regarded the man, and his lips
"You here, too, Jennison!"
"Where'd you go?"
"Yea and I took the police to the dive
where Mr. Grafton was locked up, tool"
Brady's fury rose; his lips rolled back
and hla teeth showed.
You d d white-livered hound I" he
scresmed. "You miserable cur! Bay,
I'll give .you "
He dashed from' the doorway toward
Jennison,' who stood waiting the on
slaught with squsred shoulders.
But Burleigh waa in between, ana ms
revolver appeared under Brady's nose.
"There, there. Jim, you Just get back I
I don't want to bring the police in here
with any ahoottng, or I'd have given
your two friends a taste Just now but
you csn't get at Jennison, and that set
The politician fell back slowly. .
"Now. into vour offlce," continued
the detective. "Just walk right in there
beside Mr. Grafton."
The glint in the detectlve'a eye, some
where behind the convincing pistol, en
forced his command. Brady turned aul
lenly and walked bock Into his offices,
ami tho detective come close otter.
Grafton, recalling his own weapon at
the sight of the detective's, was cover
ing the pair beside the table In the in-
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ner office-Colson and a smooth-shaven
Burleigh nodded approvingly,
"That's right. Mr. Grafton, keep 'em
there and, don't let 'em take anything
from the table. Now, Brady, just close
that door." '
He accompanied the other, pistol in
hand, and at the' entrance he called:
"Jennison, you stay out there with
my man and watch the other two, will
The door slammed, and the detective
"Right Into your private office, Brady.
You don't mind our using it for a quiet
llttlo talk, do you?"
"Mind! I'll show you whether I mind
or not! I'll "
"Well, it doesn't matter much, any
way," smiled Burleigh. "In there, Jim.
and no monkey business about it"
Once more the politician obeyed. The
detective and Grafton followed close
upon his heels and .surveyed the scene
with much Interest
And It was a sight to absorb one. In
the center ot the room stood a flat
table, strewn with, papers and documents
and bits of tracing paper, with Ink
stands and pens of various sorts. '
VOrk had evidently been upon the
very point of beginning.
"Well, Mr. Grafton, Is your property
there?" asked Burleigh.
The millionaire stepped toward the
table, but Brady'a big body came be
fore him in spite ot the pistol in Bur
"That'll do you, Grafton you get
"I want to Inspect the papers there,
"Mebbe you do, but you ain't goln
"Oh. I think he will," the detective in
terposed. "Then you got another think comtn 1"
'See here, you idiot " Grafton be
gan. "Now, that won't do no goodl" Back
up there, L tell youl This here is my
office see? You ain't got any right
In It. In the flrst place, but when It
comes to pokln' over me private
" "There ain't none of your'n here.
Just keep your hands off!"
"Brady, that's a poor bluff," ssld
Grafton angrily. "You know what Is
theresand you know why we are here.
What on earth la tho use of "
Burleigh Interrupted suddenly.
"There Is a good deal of use, Mr.
Grafton," he said tartlly. "This
smooth-faced peraon Mr. Carvel, I
fancy haa pocketed no less than sev
en documents In the past 30 seconds."
Brsdy turned almost Involuntarily.
Carvel's Jaw dropped, and Burleigh
"It was neat in a way," he said:
"but it wasn't done deftly enough. Put
them back. Carvel."
,, Tho forger looked from one to the
other ofhls confederates for a pos
sible cue Brsdy's furious scowl was
still all light but Colson seemed to
have comprehended the situation per
fectly. Continuation of Thtm Siorr "Will
Be Fouad In Tomorrow 'a
laaue uf The Times
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For The Times' Children
Just Before It's Bedtime
NCEJ upon a time
two iwordi ;
hung on the wall of a real sol
dier's room. One was a large
sword and had been In a real
war. The other was a little tin sword
which the real soldier had played 'with
when he waa a little boy.
When he hung the big awprd on' the
wall after he came home from the war
he said, "You are much larger than this
little fellow beside you, but you have
never killed Indians, and he haa"
Although he laughed; when he said It,
the little tin sword felt itself of great
Importance, and It did not mind In the
least the size of the big sword which
was many times as large as It was.
That night when the bouse was still
and dark, and the only light In the
room was from the dying embers on
the hearth the little sword said to the
big sword, "Is it true that you never
killed an Indian?"
"I have never killed anyone," an
swered the big' sword with dignity.
"What is the use of being a sword?
asked the little one, "Jf you 'never have
killed anyone. Why I have killed so
many Indians that I cannot remember
how many." And the little sword be
gan to swell with pride and Importance
and looked at the big sword with pity
iiu pan umAiiig, gtiouic.
"I have been in battles, too," con
tinued the little sword, "and cut down
the enemy and once a dog waa a bear
Land I killed him, too:
"How could a dog be a bear?" asked
the big sword, taking notice -ot the little
sword for the flrst time when it waa
not asked a direct question.
"Because the little boy said it waa,'
repneo tne uttie sword. "Ana once a
cat waa a tiger, and we went tiger hunt
"How about the Indians," asked the
big sword, "were they real or play In
"Ileal, of course," answered the llttlo
sword, "everything was resl that we
did. The Indians wore long trousers
with feathers in the side of the legu
and a bond of long feathers sticking up
around their heads. You should have
heard them shout and give the war
"Was there any blood shed?" asked
the big sword, beginning to understand
what the little sword was talking about
better than it did Itself.
"What Is that?" asked the little
"If you had ever been In real battle
you would not ask," replied the big
"But you bave never killed anyone
and I have," aald the little sword) "I do
not see why you should say I have
never been in a real battle when you
have never Done anything worth telling
or yourseir." ,
"There Is a great deal to be done In.
a Datue Decides killing," replied the big
swora. -i Jed the men who did the
fighting and directed them. The aeneral
held me high above his head, so" that
all the soldiers who were following
would know where to go and what to
do. and I aaw the enemy falling all
around me. But I do not like to talk
about those things. Everything is
peaceful now, and I am glad there Is
no rea nun upon my sninlng Dlaae."
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'I guess If you had done such deeds
as I' have." -said the little tin sword.
still sure that he was the hero, "you
would want to tell about them."
"My dear little tin sword,"' said- the
bliftkword, "you do not, seem p under
stand that you are not a real -s Word at
all, but Just a toy awrd.,The Indiana
you. killed wereWflo boys dressed In
Indian costume's and 'played' at being
killed. . .'.-
"Your battles were, all make-believe,
and the little boy who arr)ed you has
gronn up 'and Is a real soldier now.
But don't ou mind," said-. the big
sword, as the tin sword began to'ratttle
Uneasily on the, wall, "you were .'the
first' sword he carried and you were
the' one that taught him to honor his
country, so -you have a great deal for
which to be thankful.
"We will divide honors. Tou,were the
first and I. hope I am the last sword
he will ever be called, upon to carry
for his country."
The little tin sword, grew quiet and
the last ember on the hearth grew
black." The room waa dark., all was still
and the little tin sword was asleep,
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