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dDiLB Sewame vr " 1 4.4 tT;' 0 INIDZ 0? IZORAL, IWCZ JAffiiSlVmf ZXfO GROVMkS Y 2 GROl Differing from all other celebrations In that the Industrial and commercial features, though full and adequate, are .subordinate to tho historical, thn poetical and the spectacular; tho .1 imestown exposition offers a refresh I ne contrast to Its predecessors. While adequate In every Industrial and commercial feature. Its eminence will tfft upon other grounds. The liishif t triumphs of human Invention and art will all have presentation, but even these must take second place be side the attractions which will dis lineuish the exposition. It is estimated that at no time dur ing the progress of this celebration will there bo less than 10,000 soldiers rmniw'8 about the grounds of the Jamestown exposition, making of It a n!d ef modern chivalry and proffer ins a picture of triumphant peace to all the people of the world. Inderlylng this display of material paraphernalia and the pomp of pow er, there Is a crowning appeal to the heart .of American patriotism In Its historical and ' sentimental signifi cance. The Jamestown of old has vanished. The history of Americas founders Is written on the hearts of the nation. It was a pathetically weak household divided against Itself and die n.iraele of its survival Is revealed in the dauntless spirit of Capt. John Smith, a man who bullded better than ho Knew and blazed the pathway for a nation's feet. The picture of the pilgrim band, with u',1 its history of tumultuous trial an-1 triumph, now stands revealed be iieath the mellowing touch of time. Smith. Percy, Rolfe, Newport. Gos nold. l.aydon, Anna Bussas; all have parsed away. Powhatan and Poca hontas; and all the great red hoRt i hat looked on them they too have Mded. Llko beacon lights far set Ion ii time's relentless tide, they sig nal back to the pathos, and the pow er, nr. 1 the pride that was their por tion; and of which the first alone re mains. It wi!'. be observed that the James town w)sltIon not only Includes every feature of Its predecessors, but will hi addition have many original ones possible to It alone. Tin- greatest naval rendezvous In American history. spectacular international military parades and drills by the picked troops of different countries. Magnificent marine effects and dar.llng harbor Illumination. Mn .iteit gathering of palatial steam yacht s. It-iils and contests by sailors of all Pit' ions. t -ml naval battles between Mer liiiiac and Monitor. V'clu racing and every form of wa ter vj.ort. Sea bathing and sports at all ground.-. cutest assemblages of naval, mili tary and other bands, making It the 'musical' exisisltlon par excellence. The createst and most artistic pier in America. A new and Intensely Interesting wa te; tournament, devised for the occa sion. Dirigible air vessels In demonstra 1 inns mid contests. A portion of the victorious Japan ese Hi et with some of leading com manders. i',ti:sii battleship Dreaduatight. world'.-, largest and most for.nidablo sea lighter. Two hundred Indians and cowbovg with herd of buffalo, making the great er wild west show ever exhibited. Spectacular drama of "Pochahon-tii-.'' by a Norfolk author and said to he e! great merit and elegance. !-'ro:i; this it will bo observed that the eminence1 of the 0XkisI)Ioii will i cr i it; on its unparalleled situation on die m a. and the imposing spectacular finis ef Its great military, marine mid naval pageantry. The most popu l ,r ivhii'it nf tho world's fair at Chi- la.'ii was an Imitation warship built li.-oti piles ir. the lake. The James t iv ii .position will offer Its visitors .".( i i more of the finest ships of all tia'i each one its own little world . i ,i i:;;it.ng life and animation. feteign country has signified (.. :.,c:iti:m of sending ships. Sev-.-: : . t the leading nations will be rep- i. . -en el l.y whole fleets. It Ii the i. . - i i I by whole fleets. w. lilii the laclosure of the expoal Hon grounds there has been set out what Is claimed to be the largest and finest parade ground on earth. Upon this field of level creen the reclments of the iwwers will vie with each other in dismays of martial nnzenntrv. The development of this exnositlon has been something like the develop ment of the orlcinal rolonv at James- town, with one Important exception. ui an oi me men and women engaged in tins great enterprise for the Ex ploitation of Tidewater Virginia, there lias not stood forth one man of nre. eminent executive ability. There has been, however, all of the strife, din- con, Jealousv and Kllwntetnn tliat marked the founding of James City. In the orginal colony, however, there was a passenger, one John Smith, who mao himself so thoroughly felt at the time, that he graved his name la history more effecniallv than It could have been graved on metal or stone. mere was a certain confidence in his bearing, much volubility and bold ness in his speech that was exasperat ing. So acute did the situation be come during the voyage across the Atlantic that this Englishman was finally put under arrest. The story of his life hitherto cor roborates the old Baying that "truth Is stranger than fiction." The story re lated by himself is exceedingly excit ing and romantic. It would havo boon more easily believed If it had been put on record by other hands than his own. It runs something like this: When but a youth he ran away from home, carrying with him his trifling belongings, and entered upon a wonderful career of adventure. While a mere lad ho was shipwrecked, and again, according to his own ac count, he was robbed at sea. He be came a tramp and wanderer through fiance, where, being attacked and robbed, he was left half dead ami v. ceedlngly near to perishing. Meeting tins same horde of bandits later on, he reaped swift vengeance by slaying some of them. While on a ship car rying devout Catholics to the Eastet celebrations at Home, he was thrown overboard in order to annease a most furious storm for which his heretical person was held responsible. What ever became of the nlous Clnlstlun voyagers after their most alarming experience. Is not known. Smith him self partly floated and partly swam to a desolate island. From this Is land he was rescued by a passing ship. While on this ship there was an en counter with a Venetian argosy, and after a bloody conflict. In which he was conspicuous, the argosy was cap tured and Its treasury distributed amongst those engaged In the battle. loiter on ho joined the Germans, who were engaged in- a fierce war against the Turks. As a soldier of tho army of Prince Siglsmtind. he had a memorable experience with three Turks who were the champions of the Turkish armies. In this encounter he slew first one and then another, and still another of the Turks, who, In turn, engaged him In duel. This ex ploit commanded for him at once the favor of the German army; and espe cially of Prince,Slgismund. who made Iiltu a present of a handsome purse, and who afterwards gave him a pat ent of nobility, the coatofartns of which was a shield upon which were emblazoned three Turks' heads, com memorating the combat with the three Turks of the Mohammedan forces. Whether one accepts the truthful-ne.-' of these stories related aljove de pends largely upon one's jwdut of view. Fortunately for Smith, the most exciting and unlikely of the Incident! is corroborated by other and older records than his own. The story of the encounter with the Turks and the subsequent reward on tile part of Siglsmtind ate matters that had gone on record before Smith's narrations concerning them had been made pub lic. Hut. whether John Smith was the hero and nobleman that he confesses himself to have been, he was a man who "did things." and because of his doings, the exploitation of historic Tide-water Virginia, is called the "Jamestown Exposition," albeit, the location Is far from Jamestown, and very few of the myriads of vlaitort will go out of their way to visit tb original place of settlement. SMITH D. FftT. - - .H) f HF QM A f I niNVMPR ' II Id OlTlALiLi LrlllllEiIV I ITS SUCCESS IS LARGELY A MAT- 1 ER OF TASTE. Costly Dishea Are by No Man Necessity Simple Menu, Ap propriately Served, la Al waya the Beit. Ileeuuse one may not spend many dollars on th giving of dluuers, thut Is no reason why one may not have them. It needs only a prettily ar ranged tahle, a congenial and careful ly selected group of six or eight guests and a hostess in a pretty pale frock, to achieve an atmosphere that cannot be outdone, except In the mat ter of money spent, by the hostess who has a menage of sorts with a but ler to serve and three or four maids to help take off one's wraps. The first prlnclpte for the hostess with one maid who aspires to a din ner, is to be tremendously careful not to attempt the impossible. Just the fact of giving the dinner U bound to mean a lot of work for her, but that will be part of her Joy in the occasion. The menu ought to be simple and of things that she knows her cook can achieve, and the salad, tho dessert and all the arrangements must be done by herself, if they are to be at all elaborate. An oyster or a fruit cocktail, to be gin with, Is an Inexpensive dish, and one that will give a simple meal a "party-like" air that will start It right. A pineapple cocktail, for In stance, may be made from canned fruit. The fruit Is shredded quite fine, then to It Is added three sherry glasses of curacoa and the Juice of three lemons. I'se enough sugar to sweeten and a gill of good brandy and a few cherries or white grapes. Place at each plate a tall glass of this on a small doilie. There need be no worry over the clear soup, for every cook can make that, only be sure it Is hot. Then the fish may be iu ramakius or large artl- ficlal shells and of halibut with bits one's glass be filled and leave I) with of lobster, and this too loses Us good- ' out comment of any sort ; and It. Is ness if not hot. With the roast there need be but one vegetable, that a hot macaroni dish or chestnuts creamed, tiny carrots In a cream sauce; always potatoes in some form, those beaten up and seasoned and put back Into their half-shells with a top-dressing of whipped egg are nice. The salad, the next course, should iooooooooooooooocooooooooooooooooooocoooooooooooooooof TO WEAR OSTRICH FEATHERS. Enormous Plumaqe Adornment! Are Now Called For. Ostrich feathers a yard long Indi cate the Parlsienne's craving for plum ane adornment. And not only one, but two or three of these immense plumes lire used to decorate one hat. The feathers are. of course, the rich est and best of their kind, the fronds curling up most gracefully and spread ing out at the ends in a rather novel manner that is. as thn tip of the leather Is approached the fronds straighten out. curling up only at their enis. In this way the featheis at the tips hang with a specially graceful droop. To produce this novel effect it is said that these are placed In water so that they will dry quite finny and straight, and afterward merely the lips are curled up to give the necessary finish. Except iu plain black and white, almost all of these tremendously long feathers are varied iu their coloring. If a pule color runs up the renter with the stein the outer edges are more deeply tinted, or vice versa; a white feather near (he root i;iay have shell pink shotving at the tip. a pink will merge into pale gray or blown, and ho on. A Dress for the Small Girl, llox plaits are the feature of the small dress lor the small girl. The Utile waist has a full pointed yoke, back and front. The box plaits extend from this yoke to the licit. In thn front they are trimmed with buttons. The five-gored skirt made with box plait to correspond with those in the waist Is fastened to Hie waist under a pointed girdle belt. The skirt has full side gores, two Inverted plaits ar the buck, and is finished with a hem. The bishop sleeves are finished with a hi rapped cuff fastened with a button A stitched band of the material of course lace Insertion may be used as the trimming to outline the yuke Mercerized madras will be lnund a sen icealile and pretty material for this iln;s. or gingham, zephyr or pique may be used. The front box plaits, the cuff anil girdle belt .should be liiiniiiid with big pearl buttons - -Woman's Home Companion. New Lace Ties. I. ace Is more fashionable than ever, and the soft lace ti"s, bows and J.ibnts are immensely becoming and ex tremely popular. A band of Valen ciennes insertion, with a narrow edge to match, makes a charming tie, tho ends finished with a wide ruffle of the stitiie lace Valenciennes and the flue laces are the most used for this fashion Hare old pieces of lace are making their appearance. - Dres. ,,c a,mvo aM Vll-V nm, ,n' nlM,r!' enuallv so. Haven't von dined In houses where the platets were sadly limited and the cook had hastily washed some that had been used be- i fore, and that were still hot? That Is one of the small tragedies that the i hostess of tmiall allowance must guard against thrusting upon th; notice of j her guests. j skinned tomato Muffed with a do I Melons concoction of cliopped iip nuts ! and apple, with a delicious dab of j nmyimnalse dressing (lowing over It. , with a crisp lettuce leaf beneath will j ir.ake a splash of color that looks most refreshing after the hot dishes. One serves tiny toasted and cheesed biscuits with this, with cream, t'a member) or ltrio cheese. And then the dessert may be as elaborate as one dares attempt. About the simplest and yet most elaborate looking sweet there is. Is made by fill ing tall stemmed glasses with a a nllla Ice Into which you have chopped walnuts anil wee bits of pineapple or cherry and on which is poured a hot chocolate sauce. There Is a knowing air of doing the right thing by having the small coffee cups passed In the living room on a tray with cream and sugar. The decora! lous of the table may be as simple as iMissible, for If the linen is smooth and fine and there are candles at the four corners with shades as pretty as possible and pret tily laid silver, one has already half decorated the table. A low bowl filled with merely n half-dozen roses that are to branch loosely out are enough. and the pretty narcissus, so luexpen sive now, can be arranged In a shal j low Japanese dish with the odd little j metal holders at the bottom of the ! bowl that serve to hold the tall stems , upright, and then one fills the base with moss or ferns, low lying. Hostesses often think that, since I they cannot afford expensive wines j and expensive champagne and Illinois, it is best to go withoat. but a good ! claret solves this difficulty and gives an air of "correctness." It's extremely i ly bad to refuse wine ostentatiously from some principle, hut one can let ; considered provincial not to serve any j wine whatever at a "truly" dinner party; so if you do not. on the st-ore ' of expense, let the having of a good claret solve the question, with the consciousness that you are doing the "correct" thing und that It Is, after all. best In keeping with a meal that you and a single servant have evolved WHITE CLOTH TAILOR-MADE. Costume and Accessories in the Coming Fashion. The cravat, the shirt, and similar accessories of dress all play a most important part in the costume talUcur, in which we see, perhaps, the smart est ol the early fashions. Here our artist has sketched a charmingly pret- ly wliire ctotfi costume. You will notice that the braid Is rather a heavy mili'arv one. with a thick rim : this is a novelty which will share Us popu larlty with a line sill, braid. Hoth look well, but require skilful treat ineni. This garment savots of the Dirertoite coal, fastening invisibly at one nlde, and forming altogether an uncommon and chic garment. Passing of the Pompadour. Slnwlv but sill I i, the Kimpailoilt roll in the front ol the hair losing Its hold on fashionable favor. The front and side locks most certainly r.taml out around the face, but the hard, stiff and unconiproinisiiiK line of tlx- pom pndoiir is no longer Ihouulil smart, and the hair must be In soft waves over the lurclicad - I H -e.s. Men Admire White Gowns. Men like whatever contrasts most ' with their own sober ihoiu:h practical I attire. They inuv accept tailot luade ' gowns lilid sensible huts, bill they up predate feminine beauty most In dis 1 1 lift ly feminine sellings- picdm. hats. soft plumes, dcliniiclv colored howiih I A white dresH. be it the simplest mm; j lin or richest silk, a!was i.urbos thn i masculine eyij. rs s wiJ?M rut Kifty yeais ago next July the Pnl-1 sersity of the South, or Sewanee tint vers'fy as ll is best known, was or j .tanlzed. and In recognition of that be ginning a celebration Is to be held this year on the beautiful grounds' of the Institution on the high plateau of Lookout mountain to which will come tin- Sewanee clans from all putts of the union In the clan of Pea-nneo are such men as President Roosevelt anil .1. rierpont Morgan, both of whom have promised to climb the mountain and join in the festivities. Neither the president nor the millionaire finan cier are graduates of Sewanee, but because of the help they have given the university ibex are counted us members of the clan. President Roosevelt was particular ly attracted to Sewanee because of its attitude iu the negro problem. He believes that the university will play a conspicuous part in years to come In solving the question. The presi dent is Intimately acquainted with the vice chancellor of the university. Prof. It. I.. Wiggins, and has professed the greatest confidence in Sewanee's work. Sewanee teaches Its students that the perplexing race problem Is to be solved only by appealing to the moral side of the negro. Intellectual devel opment of the colored man, Sewanee believes, cannot alone accomplish the work. The working out of this prob lem Is only a part of Sewanee's am bition. The university, broad In prin ciple upon every question, aims to turn out men who are able to grasp the hardest questions ol lire, guided by the spirit of altruism. That was the spirit that inspired tho founders of the I'nlversit.v nf the South when, in 1S57. the corner stone for the institution wttH laid on Look ml mountain. Sewanee has turned mt thousands of graduates, and to lay there are lawyers, doctors and business men of great prominence throughout the country who will say that II was the Intluetx f Sewanee Ihat was In a great measure respoiisl ble lor their. success. J. I'ierpont Morgan became inter sled III Sewanee live years amt, when lie ill tended a convention of the Epls -.opal church, In Minneapolis. The university, although run under the tuspii-es of the Episcopal church. Is nun sectarian in character. lib-hop llitdtey. of Kentucky, told the con cut ion of Sewanee's work, and Mor nan became deeply Impressed. Win n the convention was over Mr. Morgan fold I'.ishop I hid ley that lie would like to help such a university I-; he had described. A few weeks later the millionaire sent the imiver stty $.'iO,imm) hi railroad bonds and fol lowed II up with a cash donation of liri.tHM). Lately he hat promised an illier donation There are over ."tilt New Yin Kits who were graduated from Sewiinee. They have organized an alumni so ciely with Mr. John II. P. Hodgson, -if Washington Square, as president lb. Hodgson's father, Rev. Dr. Tel fair Hodgson, was so fond of the mil versity that for l.'i years he cave his services gratis as Its vice chancellor. At his death, some years ago. Mrs. Hodgson, his widow, erected a tne morial chapel costing l.'ll.nnn on the university grounds. Rev. Mr. Ilodg Min, during bis service as vice ban cellor. picsi nteil the university with a medical infirmary. Sewanee lias a romantic history llishop l-'olk. of Louisiana, was it- rounder. A son or the bishop, lb. William M l-'olk. Is a prominent prac titioner in this city. Hit-hop I'oli. enlisted interest anions snuUe-i nei s and got a donation of lu.uuii acres e forest laud on a high plateau on Lool out mountain. Resides this, be was promised endowments uugicgatlng '..noo.nu'i Til" day the corner stone was laid --a bleak alternooti in October -,",,ou0 men and women made their way to the mountain top Iu the town of Sewanee. at the root of the mountain I here w ere not nearly enough house! to shelter them for the nii-ln Tents mere pitched In the forest, and then the visitois rested. There was an im lueiise barbecue, ai d tin occasion was one long to be reinemberiil. Several wooden structures were put up for the workmen, and I he work of building the I'niverslty of the South wa'. soon begun. Then came the civil u'. The Seventh IlllnoU troop one day. In travel-nt; from Nnshvlfli! to Chat tanot.ga. cauie upon the crude university bins. The work of piiitlni nil (he stone buildiinis had not been started The soldiers saw the mat ble comer- stone and it t once became Inquisitive. The -.lone was blown open with gun powder, and the pa pel , that llishop Polk had placed there were nbstarct- ed. The wooden huts were set afire. ind nothing remained to mark tb site ol the Sewanee university but ashes. During the war llishop Pol, ut th head of a liiiisiana regiment, was killed. When the war was over the trustees again tool, up the work of bliildlng the university. They found that the rorlinicK of those who had promised I he $.;.iMHi,tliMi of endow ments had been dissipated Thcrit were no funds with which to rontinu the work. Discouraged, the trustees concluded to abandon the idea. I Uder the grant by which thev came into possession ol the forest land, they would lost lille if mi buildings were put up by the fall of ISi'iS. llishop Quinturd. whose brothels now own the ljulli laid iron works, of ihls city, real I .oil I hill Sewanee was doomed un less something was hnriledlv done. Three days before possession would have passed lrun Hie trustees, tin bishop ami two others went up to the mountain and planted a rustic cross, after the fashion of the war riors under William the Conqueror. The next day they hastily nailed to gether two ioicaIi huls. and the dav after that the I'niverslty of the South was an established fail The bishop und his two confrere sent lor their sons, ami for a year thn boys were the only students of Se wanee. In Hie meantime (he trustees) had got more funds and sloue build ings were beginning In assume shape Inside of two years there were half a dozen tine stnictiiies In ihat wilder ness, vvlib several prolessors ami .'al st lldellts Now Sewanee has an average of ."ill students tveiv veal lis domain ha been beaiililul until to da t he ground 4 an among llie Ihie.l to be found in llie world There aie magnificent lesbleuces for the professor.... whibi many of the friends or aluiiu-.i ot lln university hive houses oi; iho gioiimls and live there the eai round One id the things mi which Srw.inee pildes itself Is Ibis coinmiiniiv llie unlveisity population, out ide of tho students, Is over I. nun Sewanee's prolessois, nnllUe tl.osrt of some univet.-lties, are ncvei kept under lesirainl of s cb l-'reedoni d the chair is one ol the thing; for which lie- university Is famed il Instance ol this Is I'm tiisln d in the case of I'rof Trent, now profess, u of Kngllsh llieialuie at Columbia uni versity. Tin- pniiessor was, until a Tew vcais ago. one of the laculM of Sew anee. Mthough a soul hei ner, I'rof Trent has some views on the war thai are not in accord with those ol all other soul iiei nei s. Some years ago the pin tessoi wrote bis impressions In .1 book which be called Southern Statesmen of the ( lid Regime " The bonk treated a fnior ill 'he south, a-t 1'iof Trent had expected. Stanch fiieiid-, ol the univertiiv in I ii- south winie icoicliing letters In the trustees, demanding that Piof. Trent be iii-taiitlv dismissed They considered bis uiu-i ancc itilolei aide. The reply ol the tanllally Mils' 'We allow' free That I- one of thi ol our lust it ul ion not violated tin- I ne lees 1 - peech H' Sew nice, ("iidinal principles I'rnl Trent his nniversit v's law. thi-retoie we cannot see any n why be should be called to ace He will remain with Sewanee as as he Is 1 rue to it s pi itu-iple -on : I" tlH mar Yoi I'rof Trent icninim-d until Ii lied and Mien moved to New city. Long Distance. "Where are you going, old chap'"' a.-ked the firvt youth "(iolng to send Mwtilla a li. through the tele plume ." replu-.l Min second youth. "Why, you are slow Ho-i't you know a kiss through a lelephf.ne lose lis Havoc?" ".lust why I am using- (he telephone, old man I h:r. e been H4i:n .iniotia. ChicaL'o Daily .News.