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Dinner of the New-York Business Women's Association.
at Om opening of Its rooms. No. 1.419 Downing Bulld
ing. No. 108 ::ton-*i.. 7p. m.
Graduation *xTc!«>es of the Normal Os!leir» Training- D«
partmeat. Fixty-«lghtn-*t. and Partc-a.ve.. 10 a. m.
[a consideration of the forthcoming tenement law
revision, the members of the Tenement House Com
mission are king to obtain suggestions and ad
vice from those who are especially familiar with
ter.trr.ent house problems. Possibly no class of
women in this city are better informed on the prl
vatlons nnd needs of the dwellers In tenement dis
tricts than the head workers in the various settle
ment*. They are brought into such daily contact
with the poorest classes that they are well equipped
to act as the mouthpiece of the suffering.
A few cf the leading head workers gave some of
thfir views to a reporter of The Tribune yester
day, with Incidental suggestions for reform.
Dr. Jane Robbins, head worker at Normal College
Settlement House, at No. 446 East Seventy-second
st.. said ihat Fhe felt the main evil to be the great
lack cf light, air and a chance to bathe.
"If Mew-York City hadn't been divided up into
these narrow lots there wouldn't be this horrible
difficulty," said Dr. Robbing.
■ea, 'he lots are not of the, proper ■width,
• in need of a law forbidding owners
-• i;p tenement houses on twenty-flve foot
sbo M I remedy the present evil? Well, I
' . that one key to the situation would be to
landlords to employ intelligent house
keepers The housekeeper is the autocrat of the
• ment. and if she keeps the halls and stairways
c.can ami -weil lighted the tenants are inspired to
; their rooms clean and take a pride, In their
' aranee.
The remedy for the future," continued Dr. Rob-
B, 'lies in our rapid transit and bridging. By
US our congested districts will be relieved.
"The young people, as soon as married, go across
riven or well uptown to fctan housekeeping. I
cailed on a young married couple yesterday In
Brooklyn. They get over there an apa-tment -with
Improvements and windows front and back for
-. Formerly the wife had lived on
-st. -with her family, who paid $12 for a
B with only one window.
"I know positively," said Dr. Robbins, "that the
laboring classes would appreciate the bath, and
vould bathe frequently if they could get the op
portunity, but they have not a corner for privacy."
At the Children's Aid School. No. 407 East Sev
enty-third-st v the visiting matron loudly denounced
the laxity of the law that permitted landlords to
r*nt damp cellars as living rooms. She quoted an
incident of a family. Including three small chil
dren, who were paying fa a month for a cellar hav
ing merely a grating at the front for light, and who
■were turned Into the street during a blizzard of
last spring for the non-payment of one month's
"That," she said, "13 an evil which is a blot on
our community."
Miss Jennie M. Whitelaw. head of the Nurses'
Settlement Branch at No. 312 East Seventy-eighth
st.. stated that in their line of work they were
trying to teach tenement dwellers to know their
own rights and assert them.
"I say to them. 'If your house Is not kept clean
move out. A clean house is no more expensive
than a dirty one, and in this way you show the
landlords that they have got to be more particu
lar to keep their tenants.'
"1 feel." continued Miss Whltelaw, "a crying
need in the enforcement of sanitary regulations
The law of keepi:.g the halls well lighted is rarely
Mrs. Leight on Williams, of Amity Hall, No. 312
"West Ptfty-fourth-et., was strong in her convic
tions that landlords should be prohibited from
renting basements as living rooms. Not even in
the better class of flathouses should the Janitor be
permitted to live In the basement.
"I think," said Mrs. Leighton, "it would be an
crcellert idea to compel the owner of every tene
ment to post his name somewhere near the en
trance. Then some of our millionaires would be
put on their mettle to keep their property in good
condition They would be ashamed to have the
public know that they sacrificed humanity to
At the Friendly Aid House. No. 248 East Thirty
fourth-st.. Mrs. J. V. Sinkhowltch was found to
have devised a plan for giving substantial aid to
the Tenement House Commission, but it is not as
yet clearly formulated. She suggests that property
owners should employ a capable woman to act as
a sort of Inspector, who would keep a watchful eye
on the tenements, their occupants and their house
keepers—duties similar to those which Miss Cald
well performs for the Morgan property.
One woman who is earnestly Interested in the
tenement problem, in speaking on the subject of
baths for the cheap tenements said: "To be sure. I
have found in some of the model houses that the
tenants had appropriated the bathtub for a gen
eral receptacle, but that tendency is not confined
to the poorer class, for I know two intelligent
women who support themselves by their pen, and
who u«e their bathtub for a bookcase and their
bathroom ■is a library."
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: The plan proposed on the woman's page of
Fridays Tribune for a league for the suppression
of the end seat nuisance must appeal strongly to
scores of victims to that stolid incarnation of mod
•shne.es. In "Peer Gynt" we are told of a
vague, shapeless eort of monster, the Boyg, who so
obeiructed the hero's way that, after frequent
stumblings and toe stubbings, he concluded that
only by "going round about" could he elude him.
New. if instead of encountering the Boyg upon the
rwegian hill slopes Peer had stumbled upon
bin wedged into the end of a trolley car seat, he
aye found "going round about" a desperate
■ . on.
The trolley Boyg is a compound of the leech, the
etumbMng block and the barnacle. Most of them
have St all human traits, but in others of this
new gpecles (strictly indigenous to greater New-
Tot's: and rarely seen elsewhere) there is yet some
reminder of an earlier grace of heart. Such I ob
served recently In an end seat man and wife who
were most courteously solicitous over the feeble
ness of a enowy haired octogenarian who was at
tempting to «-nter the seat they obstructed. They
turned sideways, they made themselves as small as
possible, they aided his writhings and etrugglings
with strong hand grasp and encouraging words.
But not for a moment did the wildly chivalrous
thought of moving along and letting the infirm old
man slip easily and unembarrassed Into the place
that was naturally his enter their befogged and
lioygish intellects.
Surely if we at- pt Nordau's doctrine of degen
erates the end s< .c man (and woman) Is a striking
type. His Intellect and heart, by long misuse, have
lost the power to reason and feel upon this one
eubject. If a league be formed for his suppression,
or conversion. I would suggest that one of its ac
tivities be the Issuing of tracts with which his
victims shall be plentifully provided that they may
quietly leave one as they stumble across him in
parsing- in or out.
These tracts might be controversial, anecdotal
or scientific One of the last Port should tersely set
fcrtnsome such axioms as these: That a trollry car
Beat has two ends, equally airy and comfortable;
that the further end naturally appertains to the
fust to enter; that by moving along in proper se
quence the coveted exit end will fall to each as
often, regularly, by fortune, ac it does now irregu
larly by force; that a woman with a heavy child
In her arms cannot attempt acrobatic feats over
39, Dover Street, j[) A /T\ l Tl'lVf 39, Dover Street,
.Mayfair, London, W. f /\U %^J 1 1 Mayfair, London, W.
New an! Choice Creations Each Desip Original anil
for The Season bow Mm, Exclusive, anil pilnceil in
iplajei . PARIS and LONDON simultaneously.
Millinery, ' Gowns, Jackets,
Lingerie, Tailor-lie Garments,
Mantles. Every Parisian Kovelty.
an immovable object while Jerked and swayed by a
trolley motor without risks of death for the infant
ar.d dislocations to herself; that a man or woman
who will act as an obstruction and a nuisance, espe
cially to old age, infirmity or women with children
!n their arms, cannot be credited with breeding.
Let the league be formed, or, lacking this, let its
object be kept alive and furthered by the press, in
troduced Into the clubs and supported by the daily
precept and example of individuals still retaining
the instinct of courtesy and kindness. Yours truly,
Brooklyn. June 18, 1800. SKLMA.
The Chicago Chapter— the "Banner" Chapter— of
the- Daughters of tha American Revolution is agi
tated to the depths of its corporat« soul, and the
body corporate is thrilled with dismay. Blue eyes,
black eyes, brown eyes and gray eyes sparkle with
a rare unanimity of indignation, and soprano and
contralto voices wall a duet in canon. The "why"
is "plain as way to parish church" to the members
of the chapter, but needs elucidation for the un
initiated intellect. It is proposed by a number of
Chicago women to form a new chapter. Hence
this oaicry from the old, which wants to be "the
one, the inexpressive she," so to speak.
The remark "History repeats itself" Is appli
cable here, as the trouble is a repetition of the
New-York affair that convulsed the D. A. R. of
this city a few years ago. The Chicago chapter.
it is said, argues, as did the New-York City chap
ter, that its name necessarily precludes the forma
tion of another chapter in the city; consequently,
that Chicagoans when desiring to become members
of the society must join that chapter, or none local.
This view the would-be founders o^ the contem
plated chapter Oppose, with a large capital O,
claiming, with some show of reason, that neither
trademark nor copyright law gives a right to
monopoly of business or publication, and that the
elder Daughters arrogate more than any law al
lows on any subject.
It is hinted thai the difficulties arise from the
fear of the existing chapter that a new one might
menace the position that It holds as "banner"
chapter through having about eight hundred mem
bers. It is rumored that Mrs. Warren Springer
will be the regent of tho possible chapter, to form
which, tavs report, application for permission has
been made already at the headquarters of the Na
tional society in Washington. The National man
agers took the ground In the case of the New-
Yo:k City chapter that the name conferred no ex
clusive right of organization, but that any body of
women eligible to membership might form a chap
ter In any place when the requisite number was
secured. It is not doubted that they will follow
the precedent they have thus established and grant
the desired permission.
GRAMME mt;ch enjoyed by
Mrs>. W. G. Jones, the veteran actress, was in
charge of "Drama Day" at the Professional Wom
an's League on Monday afternoon, and was truly
proud of the occasion, as she was complimented
on all sides for one of the most enjoyable days of
the year.
Mr;-. Jones prefaced the programme with a reci
tation of "Two Glasses," a good old fashioned
temperance lecture in verse.
Th« second number was a surprise, to most of
the women, being a soprano song from Miss Cora
Tanner, with "Annie Laurie" as an encore. Few
present knew that Miss Tanner had been study
ing with a view to grand opera. Miss Amy
Louise Farnsworth gave a recitation from "Me
dia," Miss Iyouise Valentine was heard In a couple
of banjo solos, and Mrs. Hattie- Nefllln rendered
iple of humorous scenes most cleverly.
Marie Celes:e gave two pleasing ballads, and for
ore sang "The Boy Guested Right the Very
First Time." which so delighted the Leaguers that
she was repeatedly called back for "just another
The programme closed with the sleep-walking
scene from "Macbeth," with Mrs. W. G. Jones as
Lady Macbeth; Annie Thornton as the gentle
and Mrs. Edwin Brandt as the physician,
lie assemblage was then invited to the re
ception room for refreshments.
Mrs. Frederick G Ross, as hostess, was as
sisted by Mrs. Sol. Smith. Mrs. Herbert
Knowles. Mrs. Mary H. Baneker and Miss Mary
T. Stone. Amcng the women present were Mrs.
A. M. Palmer. Mrs. William C. Richard, Miss Isa
belle EVesson. Miss Rosa Rand, Miss Lavinia
Shannon Miss Stella Kenney. Miss Sara Palmer,
Mrs. Edwin Chllds, Miss Julia Ralph, and Miss
Amelia Summerville.
It is at this season when the best of appetites
flag with the warm days that salads are the most
welcome. Prim.- :■■, ilrements of the salad are
lightness and crispness. Heavy garnishes are to be
avoided at all times, but particularly in the cum
mer. A rose may be as sweet by any name, but a
saiad is not equally delicious in any dress, the
flavor being of a certainty enhanced by its dainty
Only the white leaves of the lettuce should be
used, and these or the cress should be allowed to
ttctnd in ice water for an hour before serving.
The salad dressing should never be put on the let
tuce or cress, or, for that matter, on tho salad
mixture, until just before the salad is wanted at
the table. When it is to be prepared, the green
•alad should be thoroughly dried in a napkin, and
the Ealad dish should be as cold a.-^ p
Nests of lettuce leaves made of four leaves with
the stem ends laid overlapping each other, or a
deft arrangement of cress In the same shape,
placed carefully on a broad, flaring dish and
with the salad mixture, are easily served anl ef
m appearance.
If mayonnaise or boiled dressings are used.
enough should be saved after mixing the Ingredi
o cover the top. Vegetable salads are pretty
decorated with a border of ilnely shredded red
I ejiper or lettuce, or both, Interlaced, or with fine
of the while of boiled eggs. Nasturtium
ms, which have a pleasant, siiicv flavor, are
pretty as decoration and add to the tastlrn
green or red are wanted In the d spinach
green or finely chopped parsley may be used for
the former and powdered dried lobster coral or
beet juice for the latter.
Light handling is an essential In salad making
if a salvy mixture Is to be avoided. Two f.>rks
should be used in mixing the various Ingredients, ;i
tossins;, never a stirring, m< employed.
For the dressing, says an old Spanish proverb,
four persons are needed in the making— a spend
thrift for oil, a miser for vinegar, a wise man for
salt and a madn.an in stir it up. Chaptal, a French
chemist, gives the following advice, which amounts
to much the same thing: "The dressing "f the
salad should be saturated with oil :
with pepper and salt before !!:•■ vinegar is ,
A famous chef of this city la said to use
of oil to the yolk of one egg In making mayon
naise but a definite rule i given. Two
yolks' will usually be required for one plni of oil.
The more vigorous the beating the slower the •>!]
is added, and the colder it is kepi Ing the
process of mixture the more oil the egg will take
up At this season the bowl in which it is made
should stand in Ice while the <>il is added, drop by
during a vigorous beating to th<
An inquisitive woman the other day asked a
caterer in honevi-' 1 accents to tell her how he
a ipn.-iin salad Ived the startling
reply, "It's mostly elbow greasi ma'am!"
md pepper should be added to tho yolk be
fore the < ii. Whipped cream is a welcome addi
tion t'i :i mayonnaise for any salad, and should
tly folded in at tne very last before it is
mixed together.
The second day's session of the Summer School in
Philanthropic Work opened yesterday morning In
the library of tho United Charities Building, on
Fourth-aye., and was conducted by Philip W.
Ayers, assistant general secretary of the Charity
Robert W. De Forest, president of the organiza
tion, extended a short address of welcome. In which
ha dwelt upon the steadily broadening tendencies
of philanthropic work in general, and that of the
Charity Organization in particular.
In the talk of Professor Francis G. Peabody, of
Harvard University, which came next in order, a
keen Interest was expressed. Professor Peabody
spoke on the "Expansion of Charity," and said In
part: "Every one has his own panacea for social
redemption. And when I hear some one offer a
grand solution of the problem, then I move to ad
The speaker drew a likeness between charity ser
vice and the progress of medical science, and
cautioned his hearers against falling into the mis
take of rushing to be in advance. "So many in all
professions," he said, "seem to feel that the main
thing Is not to be behind, and they forge ahead and
never mind whether It Is toward truth or illusion.
The great thing is to have a willingness to know
how little we know.
"Any help you can give anywhere will count all
along the line, and it is the patient individual care
of each worker that tells. It's all one campaign
and sometimes one may feel like a lonely sentry
out on his beat, but If each one applies a deep and
solemn patience to his personal task, and performs
his function of charity work like a practising
physician, from house to house,, from case to case,
he becomes a social doctor as he goes his way, and
brings what Is better than money— the gift of life
of strength, of healing."
Edward T. r>evine, general secretary of the Char
ity Organization, followed with a sort of advisory
talk upon the line of reading to take up and tha
text books to follow.
"I stand here," he said, "to warn you not to look
for a college course in these few weeks of Instruc
tion, nor to expect too mu,-h on tho scientific side.
You are to learn something of the classification of
the work, and something about its literature. Wo
haven't yet found the proper designation for the
workers. You may be 'wocial doctors' or 'philan
thrope,' as you please, but there is a line to draw
between the dispensing of charity and the immedi
ate relief of distress, and the greatest profit Is de
rived from the public official and the private in
dividual coming together in conference."
Mr. I>vlne closed his talK with a cordial Invita
tion to the students to use the library as freely as
desired, as well as any of the offices of the organi
To-day at 9 a. m. Dr. Jeffrey R. Brackett will
speak upon "The Treatment of Needy Families in
Their Homes." At 10:30 will follow an explanation
of the United Charities Building, with visits to
some of the offices.
One of the most interesting and successful sea
sons that thf> Twelfth Night Club has enjoyed in the
decade of Its existence was brought to a close
In the social gathering of yesterday afternoon. The
clubroom in the Berkeley Lyceum, in West Forty
fourth-st., was most attractive in pink shaded
lights, with tea table decorations of daisies and
pink water lilies. The usual "one man guest" was
The guests were received by Mrs. Genevra In
gersoll Nash. Miss Minnie Lewis and Mrs. Herbert
Lincoln Aldrieh. To many members was given a
hearty welcome from a long season "on the road,"
and the occasion was one of cordial exchanges of
greetings and au revolrs.
Among the women present were:
Mies Alice Fischer. Miss Alice E. Ivor.
Mrs. Harcourt Kins. Miss Gertrude Lynch.
Mrs. Ail Inglis. Mrs. A. Hedges.
Mrs. Peter Flint. Miaa Maud Monroe.
Miss R. McCabe. Miss Edna Bradley.
Miss Catherine Coggs-well. Mrs. Grant Stewart.
Miss Eleanor Robson. Mr?. Robert Mantell.
Miss N. B. McFarlane. Miss Maid* Cralgen.
M!fs Lavlnia Shannon. Miss Frances Nathan.
Mrs. Nellie Yale Nelson. Miss Olestine Man.
Sauerkraut makers of Mag.], burg. Germany, nre
exceedingly careful lest the secrets of their trade
escape and the fame of Magdeburg become
dimmed. But, nccording to an authority from the
old town, the process, with some original varia
tions, is about as follows:
Take a number of heads of white cabbage, as
fresh as possible, and cut them into fine, long
shreds. Place in layers in barrels, or kegs, strew
ing salt over each layer, using one-half a pound
of Bait for twenty-flve cabbages. Press the mass
down with clean feet, wooden shoes or a heavy
stamper. Place a cover on the barrel, and upon
this lay a heavy stone. This presses the sauer
kraut mo^e and conserves it better. The sauer
kraut must then be allowed to ferment in a cel
lar for from three to eight days, according to
the temperature of the room. The barrel should
then be tightly closed and kept in a cool place,
preferably In a cellar.
Fan-y grades of sauerkraut are produced t>y
pouring white wine into the barrels ufter they
aro filled. Apples chopped very fine are also some
times mixed with the cabbage.
After the barrel is closed the sauerkraut will
be ready for use in about a week. As soon as
some is "used, the barrel should be covered and a
stone again placed on top.
In preparing and keeping sauerkraut, sunshine
and extremes of heat and cold should be avoided.
This stylish bathing costume Is made of dirk red
serge, with trimmings of white alpaca and narrow
Mack braid. Tho black leather belt is fastened In
front with a fancy buckle.
The bloomers and body portion are in one. being
adjusted -with shoulder, underarm and back seams.
The fullness at
the waist Is ar
ranged In gath
ers at the belt,
back and front.
The front
opens over a
plastron of
white alpaca,
elaborat e.ly
trimmed with
braid. It Is per
manently at
tached to the
right side and
fastened invisi
bly at the left.
Loops of silk
cord on pearl
buttons hold
the fronts to
gether at the
lower edge of
the smart sailor
collar, which
forma broad
square revers
in front.
The pattern
provides long
and short
sleeves, either
style being
NO. 7,99O— MISSES' BATHING SUIT, fashionable,
The three piece skirt Jits tmoothly over the hips.
and is arranged in a single box pleat at either side
of /the centre back, where the closing is accom
plished. A band of white ia applied around the
lower edge and trimmed with several rows of black
Attractive bathing suits in this style are made
from flannel, alpaca or Berge in any preferred col
oring, black and navy blue with white braid trim
ming being as usual the popular choice.
To make the suit for a miss fourteen years will
require seven yards of thirty-six Inch material.
The pattern. No. 7,990, is cut in sizes for misses
twelve. fourteen and sixteen years. ,
ANY SIZE OP NO. 7.990.
Cut this out, fill In with years, name and ad
fires* and mail It to THE PATTERN DE
No. 7.090. Years
Include 10 cents to pay mailing and handling
•xpcnaca for «ach pattern wanted.
JJOaiBV/NE~ o.
Have you had a kindness shown?
Pass It on.
'Twas not given for you alone-
Pass It on.
Let It travel down the years.
Let it wipe another's tears,
Till In heaven the deed appears.
Pass It on.
Written for the Sunshine Column.
Violet: To your winsome face
Nature lent a magic trace.
Beauty gave it every grace.
And I love you beat.
Sunlight fading Into blue.
Emerald of the softest hue.
Emblem of the love that's true,
Falls not in the test.
Odoriferous and fair.
Wild bees love to linger where
Your soft breath perfumes the air.
And on your bosom rest.
Flora's timid, fairest child,
Gentle, meek and always mild.
Quaint, exquisite, undefined.
Yes, I love you best.
Letters, packagei or checks should not be
addreued to any Individual. Send them to
"The Tribune Sunshine Society," Tribune
Building:. New-York City, nn<l make check*
payable in the lame way. Matter intended
for publication on thin piiße should be went
to "The Tribune, Woman's) Pace."
"A Friend" has sent $1 to the office for the bene
fit of Charity Winegard, Miss 3.1. A. Morse 10 cents
for a badge for a new member, and 20 cents came
without a name.'
E. M. Partridge has given 30 cents for the special
dime fund, and H. J.. of Morristown, N. J.. 2rt cents.
A box of lovely pansies and roses has come from
E. A. 8.. of East Orange. N. J.; reading matter
from Mr 3. Winship. pretty scrap pictures from
Pansy Greene, and a large package of miscellaneous
reading, scrap pictures, shells and some rare, seeds
from "An Ignorant Person."
Miss Nellie Falrman has contributed a beautifully
decorated invalid food cup, a glass medicine tube
and a funnel for filling hot water bags toward the
much needed Invalid outfit. Alis3 Margaret Byran,
of New-Jersey, has offered, as her initiation fee to
the society, to uive a rubber ring cushion toward
the invalid outfit. This contribution will be most
acceptable. It is hoped that all the needed articles
will soon be sent in, so that the hamper may h«
dispatched on its helpful mission.
Adolph Koch, of the Home for Incurables, Chi
cago, 111., asks, through the T. S. S. column, if some
of the members will kindly send him cancelled
stamps. The common l's and 2'a will be as wel
come as those of higher denomination. He asks
that they may be cut from the envelope or paper
without being detached, but not so close as to In
jure the perforated edges of the stamp?. Several
members have written to the office that the stamps
forwarded to them have proved useless because
they were cut too close to the edges.
As several responded to the request for directions
for knitting knee caps, the extra copies have been
distributed to other members. Those furnished by
Miss Clarke, of Connecticut, were sent to Mrs. W.
M. L., who has acknowledged the courtesy in a
cordial letter.
Misfortune seems tr> be a constant visitor at the
home of aT. S. S. member. Mrs. Ella Hallstead.
of Alnaworth, Nob., writes that after all their crops
were destroyed last year by a hailstorm It did not
seem as though hard luck could have much more in
store for them, but now a hurricane has taken off
the roof of their little home, and the ov.ly habita
tion of the family is two leaky rooms. Mrs. Hall
stead is an educated woman herself, and greatly
appreciates all the good reading sent to her children
by T. B S members The clothing forwarded from
the general office has been especially helnfai. Some
cheerful letters will help to rj lieve the tonellneM
and isolation of Mrs. Hallsteads life, and she will
be grateful for such Sunshine attention.
Mrs. Emily Sewe.ll, of New-Jersey, has paid her
Sunshine dues by many acts of kindness. She has
taken a little orphan girl to bring up and given a
temporary home for five weeks to a man out of
employment. Mrs. Sewell never misses an oppor
tunity to take some poor woman to church in her
carriage, and many a tired or lame woman has
had a ray of brightness dropped into her life b>
being invited to a seat in the carriage and com
fortably helped along her weary way.
Let each art
Assail a fault or help a merit grow;
Like threads of stiver seen through crystal beads.
Let love through good deeds f^dwln Arnold.
Cotton corsets valued at $1,618,400 were Imported
Into this country from Germany last year. In
the Rhine provinces. Hesse-Nassau, Berlin. Ham
burg. Saxony and Wiirtemberg- are about one hun
dred and twenty-live corset factories that em
ployed, five years ago, from forty thousand to
fifty, thousand women.
Among those who enjoy the advantages of home
ltfe the 9hawangunk Inn. at Stone Ridge, Ulster
County. N. V., which is run like a private house,
has gained a wide popularity. Golf, tennis bowl
ing, tine drives, a casino, cool air and an absence
of mosquitoes are among its attractions.
Ithaca, N. V., June 19 (Special) — The class day
exercises in connection with the thirty-second an
nual commencement of Cornell University were
held this morning. The programme of exercises In
the armory opened with prayer by the Rev. Dr.
Charles M. Tyler, followed by the class oration, de
livered by James H. Gould. The class poem was
read by Miss Helen D. Elnkerd. Miss Edith W.
Jewel! in the class essay pleaded for less regard
at Cornell for the purely material and practical.
James B. Nolan, tho memorial orator, then spoke
of the wisdom of the class in following in the foot
steps of the last four classes and helping the
project of a university clubhouse by a gift of $1,000,
double that of any previous class. This was fol
lowed by the address of the class president Charles
C. West.
The class then proceeded to the planting of the
class ivy, the Ivy oration being delivered by Lee F.
Hanmer; then to the grove in front of Lincoln
Hill, where the class history was read by Alfred
M. Garrerson, and the fate of the prominent mem
bers of the claso was skilfully foretold by John W.
Faust. The old peace pipe, having been duly
smoked, was presented by Frederic M. Randall to
the class of '01. on behalf of which It was received
by James O'Malley.
The piers of the ocean liners on sailing days
often present animated scenes. The White snr
ships come In as well as sail on Wednesdays, and
there is always a crowd to bid Sjeodby to those
departing and to welcome the new arrivals, Al
though there are comparatively few sailings now
of fashionable people, as the majority have already
pone abroad, there will still be a gathering tn
liay, and people come In from the countr; for
the occasion and afterward take luncheon or dine
at some one of the favorite restaurants.
Miss Maude Wetmore will not take part in many
more of the golf contests this season. She and
her mother, Mrs. George Peabody Wetmore. ar.d
her sister. Miss Edith, will go abroad for
of the summer. Her aunt. Miss KetHtas, has al
ready gone to Newport and is occupying her vi!i i
Reginald Vnnderbllt. who returned yesterday *o
Yale, will sail for Europe on Wednesday, July 4.
and will Join Mrs. Cornelius YanderbUt ..r.
Gladys Vanderbilt. He will ret'irn early
autumn, and will b« at Newport for a short Whll«
before the college term begins.
The Majestic, which sailed to-day from Liverpool,
has among her passengers Mrs. William Jay
SchleffHin. who will go to Bar Harbor for the sum
mer; Frank Andrews, who Is to be at N
Mr. and .Mrs. Bobert Endicott and the M -- •
Endicott, who will be at their country
Kiowiila, Geneva, N. V., anj Mrs. James Mi-
H. C. Havemcyer. Jr., Is at Newport, v. here he
will be the guest of Mrs. George L. Rives until his
wedding with Mrs. Rives's niece. Miss Whiting, on
July 11. Mrs. Theodore A. Havemeyer is at Mah
wah. She will ko to Newport for th^ wedding of
her s«>n, but 6he will not live there this summer.
She has let her villa, Freidham, to Heber I: Bish
op. It is well adapted for enterraininer. and Mr.
Bishop will give some very charming affairs their.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Fellowes Morgan and
haps, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Penninston Toler will
join the little colony of New-Yorkers at the Cana
dian watering place, now hieh in favor Murray
Bay. on the Lower St. Lawrence. Mrs. Morgan is
one of the champion golf players of BaltusroL Mur
ray Bay Is famous for Its golf, and many
crack Canadian players make it their summer
home. Polnt-a-Plcque is also growing into favor
with New-Yorkers, and eac' 1 season sees a larger
number of well known peoi ie there from this city.
The White Star steamer Teutonic, which salh
to-day, will take over rather a slim passenger list.
Dr. and Mrs. Everett Mailory Culver have changed
their plans, and they will sail to-day. Dr. and
Mrs. Lewis Rutherfurd Morris will join them
abroad in about a fortnight. Among the other
passengers on the Teutonic are the Rev. Alex
ander Mackay-Smith and Mrs. Mackay-Smith. wha
are going abroad for their annual summer vacation;
Sir John and Lady Holder, of Birmingham, » bo
have been to Newport for a short visit, and Mr.
and Mrs. J. Wilmer Blddle. of Philadelphia.
Next Wednesday the White Star ship will take
over many Philadelphlans. Mrs. Alfred C. Har
rison, whose daughter was recently married to Mr.
Prentiss, of this city; Mrs. Charles Emory Smith
and P. A. B. Widener will sail. Mrs. J. E. Wi lener
has been detained in London on account of illness.
They will cruise in northern seas this summer.
Clasa Day at Harvard on Friday will b« nn? of
some attraction for New-Yorkers. The majority
of the patronesses for the senior "spread" are from
Boston, and the list includes such w»ll known
names in New-York as Mrs. F. L. Hitrsinson. Mrs.
James B. Ayer. Mrs. George H. Mifflin and Mrs.
Harold Williams. William A. M. Burden, the sec
ond son of Mr. and Mrs. I. Townspnd Burden, has
been elected first marshal of the day. He will pass
his vacation abroad, where Mr. and Mrs. I. Town
send Burden and Miss Burden have been for sev
eral months.
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Burden, jr.. 9T* among
those who are booked to sail fr^m Cherbourg to
day. They will be at Lenox this summer, as the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Sloane. Mrs.
Richard Irvtn is also on the same passenger list.
This afternoon will take place the wedding of
Miss Maude Fortescue. the daughter of Mrs. Rob
ert B. Roosevelt, and Ernest Sutton-Pickhardt.
The church ceremony will bf at Grace Church, and
th<"r>> will be a reception afterward at the Roose
velt home. No. .'7 Fifth-aye. There has been a
great number of invitations sent out. The bride,
who is a very pretty girl, will wear white satin
trimmed with point d'Alencon lace. Her step
father, Robert B. Ruoeeyalt, ex-Minister to the
Netherlands, will Rive her away. Miss Helen
Clifford McCnrmick, of Pennsylvania, will be maid
of honor. Dr. William B. Odiorr.e. of Boston, will
he best man. and Charles Warner Shop*, the hride
gri om's brother-in-law: Robert S. Raymond. Ken
yon Fortescu^. the bride's brother, and Arthur M.
j.mes, of Boston, will be the ushers.
Boston, June 10.— Miss Helen Gould, with Miss
Caroline Hazard, president of Wellesley College,
and a party of New- York women were the guests
Of Rear Admiral Farquhar on board the flagship
New-York to-day. Before going to the New-York
the party were received by Rear Admiral and Mrs.
Sampson at the Navy Yard.
Th«> Hon. John D. Long. Secretary of the Navy,
also made an official call this morning on Rear
Admiral Farquhar on board the flagship New-York.
The visit was brief. As the Secretary left the ship
he received a gun salute.
The Secretary went from the New-York to tha
Navy Yard and called on Rear Admiral Sampson,
with whom he took luncheon.
Chicago. June 19. — A dispatch to "The Tribune"'
from Cincinnati says that Lizzie Mattie, the nlne
t-'en-yoar-old daughter of John Mattie. of No. M
Nevada-st.. lost her life to-day a3 a result of an
act of politeness to a passenger on a Warsaw-a\v.
surface car. The car stopped at a corner, and In
getting up to make room for a passenger Miss
Mattie rose to her feet. Th» car started with a
jerk before she could regain her seat, and she fell
from th>- car and fractured her skull. Sh<
while being taken to the hospital
Northampton. Mass.. June 19.— The twenty-second
annual commencement exercises at Smith College
were held to-day. The graduating class, number
ing 225, was the largest ever sent out from th»
institution. One hundred and seven received the
degree of Bachelor of Arts, in the degree of Bach
elor of Literature. 4 the degree of Bachelor of
Music, and 2 the degree of Bachelor of Science.
The commencement oration was delivered "by
Hamilton a. liable. Editor of 'The Outlook."
The degree of Doctor ii.* Literary Humanity was
conferred on Elizabeth Storrs Mead, president of
Mount Holyoke College. •
The following new instructors have been ap
pointed: Arthur P. Tierce, lecturer, of Amherst
College, to be a?soc!ate In mental and moral
science; Ralph tt. Terry, of Williams College, eth
ics and pedagogy; Mile. IJertha Pinrons. Packer
Institute, associate In French: Mary B. Fuller.
M. A., assistant in history; Alire H. Brueir of
State Normal Col'.epe. North Carolina, assistant in
physios; Francis G. Smith, of Westfleid Normal
benool, assistant in botany; Anna P Hazen of
Plymouth (N. H.t Normal School, assistant in
zoology; Mary C. Wells, of Woman's Coliese Bal
timore, and Harriet A. Boyrl. in Greek.
So many relatives and friends of the members of
the class of litcO of Manhattan College attended the-*
forty-seventh annual commencement exercises at
Carnegie Music Hall yesterday that the seating
capacity of the hall was taxed to the utmost. The
graduating class was twenty-eight strong.
The usual commencement programme was tin— .
the speakers telng Joseph R. Jackson, Joseph F.
Holland. John J. Curtin. and Joseph F. Sullivan,
the latter the winner of the Grady memorial medal
for oratory.
After the presentation of diplomas to the graduat
ing class Justice Martin J. Keogh. of the Supreme
Court, and Bishcp Farley, who presided, addressed
the c
Besides the degrees of Bachelor of Arts and
htachelor of Sciences given to the members of th»
class of IDCO the following decrees were conferred:
Doctor or Laws, th- Rev. Francis B. Lenes. class
of *■. •■.-•:■• Francis P. Moore, class of 'SO. and
the Rev. William L. Per.ny. Master of Arts. David
H. Mor.alian. class of 'S3; Charles J. Leery class
o. '89; Samuel B. Moore, class of "97. and Francis
M. Barat.
Lexington. Va.. June 13.— The formal dedication
of the John Randolph Tucker Memorial Hall oc
curred to-day at Washington and Le«v University.
The Rev. Dr. James A. Quarles. of the university,
delivered an address on the life of Mr. Tucker, and
an ode by the Rev. Dr. Bererley D. Tucker, of Nor
folk, was read. John G. Carlisle, who was to de
liver an address, was not present, owing to ill
ness. The building was presented to the trustees
of the university by William L. Wilson, president.
and received by the Rev. Dr. G. B. Strickler. the
The day's exercises closed with the annual ad
dress before the alumni association in the even
7S, B m >! he un ' v e rs lfy chapel by John W. Davis, of
££*-?s?.'£ W v7 a - " ?2 - bo had for hla subject
Tn * Higher Education." In speaking of Mr
Tucker as a teacher Mr. Davis said that believing
the duty of the lawyer as well as the Judge to be
the maintenance of truth and right and the sup
pression of falsehood and wrong Mr Tucker
tauaht this as the primal lesson. He believed it
to he the lawyer's duty to study well the Federal
Constitution and ;.-> k. 513111 wa teh and ward
o\ >t its invaluah
Princeton. N. j.. June 19.— The class day exercises
of the Lawrencevi'.le School were held at LawTenee
ville In Memorial Hall to-day, and one hundred and
three graduates received their diplomas. Several
members of the class delivered orations.
The Founder's Day address was delivered by Colo
nel John J. McC of New-York. He spoke of
Governor Roosevelt as being a typical educated
man of action, and expressed the hope that other
men of such character ml^ht come forth to meet
the emergency now existing In China.
Henry W. Green, president of the Board of
Trustees, awarded the diplomas.
Ithaca. N. T., June -The graduating class of
190.) of Cornell University held its class day ex
ercises In the armory to-day. The large hall was
beautifully decorated preparatory to the senior ball,
which was held later in the day. J. H. Gould, off
Seneca Falls, was class orator; J. B. Nolan, of
Reading. Perm.. memorial orator; L. M. Hanmer,
of Bradford, N. V.. Ivy orator: Miss E W Jewell'
of Portland. Me., class essayist: MlssH D Bin
k,i'a i of Brooklyn, class poet: A. M. Garretson off
Buffalo, historian, and H. W. Fans' of Pough
keepsie. prophet. The weather was unusually favor
*%! '^.^"utdoor part of th* programme.
To-night th« senior ball was well attended by tha
graduates and their friends. Music was furnished
by an orchestra Jof firry pieces. The decorations
were In white and green.
The left forearm of seventeen year old Edward
Galvln. who is designated as a printer, was torn
off yesterday afternoon In a printing office at No.
125 Worth-st.
The boy was feeding a steam power press, when
the belt from the pulley above his head got tangled
with his arm ard he was pulled up to the celling.
The other employes ran to his aid and tha ma
chinery was stopped, but when the lad -was res
cued the bones and flesh of his arm were crushed
together and the forearm and hand severed. Ha
was taken to the Hudson Street Hospital in an
ambulance and the operation of amputation was
finished by the surgeons.
Galvin lives at No. I Church-st. Jersey City.
He Is in a serious condition.
The Toilet Soap most
in favor with persons
of refinement.
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N«w Management: Lifts; Bathrooms: Jcnnlara Saaltm
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