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City's Heart Open to Pershing and Heroic Fighting Men
?ity Roars Its Tribute To Pershiiig Confirmed from par? 1 the great ballroom, where he -was the guest of honor at n banquet tendered him by the city. More than 2,000 per-| sons were seated. Smiling General Lead? Parade on Police Horse Yesterday's parade of the 1st marked more than one departure in army j customs and practices. Not a de- ? Viil of the equipment used with such j deadly effect against the Germans was lacking when, promptly at 10 o'clock in the morning, the great machine moved south from 110th Street.' General Pershing started the ride down the a\enuc mounted on the vet? eran police horse, Captain. Preceded by a squad of motorcycle policemen, and, after an interval of half a mile, a single line of mounted policemen, the general readied the great stands in i the neighborhood of Eightieth Street ? long before he was expected. No band preceded or accompanied : him. lie rode only to the accompani- | ment of the clomp-clomp of thousands of hobnailed shoes. Those who saw him at close range for the first time ; paused for a moment to tako in his broad smile, his tanned visage and . his soldierly bearing. Then came the storm of cheering. Before the reviewing stand at Eighty second Street the general's hand rose to the visor of his cap and remained there while he acknowledged the less military greetings of the notables who occupied positions in the stand. Then the hand snapped down in a salute. But all the time the General smiled broadly and the eyes that turned to ' the right sparkled with a good hum >r that precluded the possibility of close application of military rules. There? after officers and men acknowledged : greet i g . caught the flowers, plums and apples that were thrown at them, f and made i'. evident that they were I on a holiday. j Composite Regiment Cheered All Along Line The picked regiment of six-foot ! ters the men who won the ad- i miration of the European capitals in v.'? ich they were feted with General Pershing proved to bo all that their friendly pri 3S agents had pictured em .to he. And that is saying much foi tl em. There was an outburst of cheor ing when this composite r?gl? ent, with newly painted helmets, bearing the insignia of six different divisions, swung down the avenue. The men were selected, one company from each division and a few soldiers from each company, and they showed it. The remainder of the 1st was but little below the standard of the picked regiment in physical proportions. But there was something about it that caused a hush to fall upon the assem? bled crowds. Those who glanced at the swinging arms saw that but few of them bore the four service stripes that told of service abroad during the entire period of the division's sojourn ; in France. There were many sleeves with but one stripe, others with two and a few with three. But of the 2.r?,000 marching men only ,'?.aOO were of the original ! division that sailed away from New York more than two years and a half! ago. The remainder had gone down' when the Germans tore great holes in i the ranks of the unit during the first! months that America was in the fight ing. Sight of Fourrag?re Starts Cheering Anew As the division continued its course down the avenue the crowd suddenly caught sight of the red and green cords of the fourragera worn by members of the 18th Infantry. At first the sig? nificance of the decoration was not un? derstood by those in tho grandstands. Then tho word was passed along by those who had learned of the two cita? tions and tho struggle of the regiment to obtain tho material evidence of their honors in time for tho parade. "Tho fourrag?re!" somebody ex? claimed. Then everybody arose, waved flags, flung hats in the air and in every way known to an enthusiastic crowd made j known their approval to the wearers | of tho French decoration. Later a similar greting was accorded ' to tho members of the 28th Infantry, the only other combat regiment to be so honored during the war. The 28th : was privileged to exhibit tho coveted \ . emblems only through tho eleventh ? hour ceremony of Tuesday afternoon, when the fourrag?re was officially pinned upon the regimental colors be? fore the Public Library Building. Another striking feature of the parade came ns the marchers reached the Arch of Victory at Twenty-fifth Street. On reaching the arch the gen? eral paused, removed bis hat, and paid | n silent tribute to those of his men who had remained behind on French soil. . ; As he passed on through the arch musicians ceased their efforts and drums were muffle il. Commander'? Path Strewn With Flowers At Ninety-first Street there camp ? the first intimation of what was in ? store for the general further along tho avenuo. He was bombarded with white rosea by bystanders. Otto H. Kahn waved to him from the window of the Kahn home. Felix Warburg and Colonel Jacob Ruppert from homes aso waved to him. At Eighty-sixth Street hundreds of ' gardenias were tossed at Genoral Persh- I Ing, and ho waved to those who pelted j . him. One of theonfookers at that | Down the Avenue With Pershing's Men point was Colonel William Hayward, commander of the 15th New York In? fantry, who, a few months ago, headed a triumphant march along the same route. The homes of the wealthy residents : on Fifth Avenue apparently had been thrown open to visitors for the great event. All windows along the line of ; march were crowded and there wasn't elbow room on the steps. Even the, roofs we're filled with spectators. Henry C. Frick had thrown his home open to more than one hundred wounded veterans and they rose, some with difficulty, to attention as General Pershing approached. He motioned them hack to their seats and returned their saint;- as they cheered him. As the van of the parade passed Seventy-second Street a courier was sent from the rear to urge ih<*'leaders to move more slowly. They were run? ning away from ttie first, combatant unit in line and had a clear lead of thi?"- blocks. The pace immediately] was slackened. Legion Represented By 500 Veterans At Forty-fourth Street ami Fifth A* nue the American Legion had a delegation of more than 500 veterans. From the balustrade of the Union League Club, at Fortieth Street, promi n< : ' c tizens applauded. The general's four-star standard was flown from the clubhouse. The 71st Regiment Band was stationed .at the corner. A: the Frick Presbyterian Church, Thirty-seventh Street, a dozen flower girls darted from the sidewalk and pelted the general with pink roses. The Waldot''-Astoria Hotel was reached at 11:15, and hundreds of persons on the balconies and in the windows greeted the commander. From Thirty-fourth Street all the way to Washington Square there was a continual rain of confetti and torn pa? per and occasionally a toy aeroplane would dart overhead. Crowds Are Thrilled By Big Field Pieces The thrills of the day were provided by the great field' pieces, the machine guns and the other artillery equip? ment which, fresh from Etiropean bat? tlefields, were manned by those who remained of the soldiers who liad taken them into action. Hundreds of the innocent looking machine guns that, mowed down Ger? man soldiers in the last dash through the boche lines were the objects of scrutiny from the curb. The great mule-drawn wagons which, with a Upper Lefl Looking down on a section of the division. Upper High Genera vi tv 01 Lh ? parade near Fifth Avenue and Forty-fifth'Street. Below."Pc-rshing's Own" passing through the Victory Arch, Fifth Avenue and Twenty fourth Street rumble like that of circus wagons, fol- ' lowed in the wake of the artillery, were objects of like interest. Field kitchens, heavy, snub-nosed mortars, ambulances, ami-aircraft guns and till the other paraphernalia of the great fighting machine rumbled down the avenue, each cog in its own particular place. At Twenty-third Street the heavy equipment turned out of lino and thou-, sands who had sought to view this j phase of the exhibition were disap? pointed. Earlier arrangements, u which tin? artillery and oilier heavy equipment was to entrain for Wash ? the conclusion of the parade, made this change necessary. La! ' la: ; ni hl forty four special trains car? ried the division from New York on its last trip to Washington, where all but a skeleton of its present organiza? tion will be demobilized. The men who marched in the parade had the Knights of Columbus, the Red Cross ,-!ii?: the War Camp Community Service to thank for the many ma? terial comforts that were theirs during the day. All three organizations worked together to provide the lui < lies, dinner and smokes, that kept smiles on the faces of tin- soldiers until they finally boarded trains in the evening liied but well pleased with their fare? well visit to New Wirk as a figh unit.e ': tighcd. "You see, the French off'u ??? '? ?'. ? rea lly supposed to con fer tl ora 1 ions, and he h t his nev ot to nie. There .?. ; a long men, and he had kissed every 01 i of them 'a i th fully on bol ? ?. bul ? ii got to m i I wa '? liii . ; in anxiously, ?uul 1 " d, 'Are you losi your nerve, sir?' and he was so fu :ed ?10 just st uck the ribbon on rrn ? nd rushed on. G neral McGlachlin, how ever, stepped into the breach and gave! the ' itary ;i lack on both ! cln ks, so my d< coral ion is j list as id us any man' ." Behind the ar in tho "kitchen a rea" of W; ? ) Square, meant ?me, the Red < !?'q ? canteen work' rs wi i e set ? t: ?t: up tables, as : f r a ch urch sup? per, and ui packing ?.. rcat mounds of ?'i< s, curra' bun; , ice cream, sand ? ? ?_-:.'? ' m can -? of coffee, while Women War Workers, Real V?t?rans Now, March With Division Fifty young women war workers who] fed doughnuts and coffee to the 1st Di vision in France shared its honors yes? terday. It is safe to say that none of tho bronzed heroes, with arms full of roses and spurs tangled in red paper streamers, enjoyed the march more than these smiling veterans. ?t was the first parade in which the wom? en have marched with the regiments with which they served rather than as a separate unit under the banner of tho organization under which they en? listed. It vas a change that pleased the women, ami. next to their member? ship in the American Legion, sets the seal upon their position as a permanent and necessary part of the A. E. F. "Tired'.' I could walk a thousand miles with those wonderful boys!" cried Miss Gertrude Ely, as she fell out at Washington Arch and waved a hail and farewell to her beloved 18th In? fantry as it tiled past her into history. "It was so splendid of the general to permit us to march to-day. We never expected to see the old regiment again, ami hero we aie actually walking down our own Fifth Avenue together." .Miss Ely was the first American to cross the Rhine at Coblenv:, an honor bestowed upon her in recognition of her constant service with the 1st Divi? sion in the field. Another honor that came to her was a Croix de Guerre, in appreciation of her work in the "Y" hut just behind the lines at Soissons. But evory one of tho blue and khaki clad women marchers yesterday had a special record for faithful service, and all of them were bubbling with delight over the joy of tramping live miles in the heat?a dolight which appealed but scantily to some of tho men veteranR, laden down with prune and helmets. Tho "Y" girls and Salvation Army las? sies and K. of C. workers trudged along, however, breathless from the effort to keep in stoD with their long-striding masculine comrades, but otherwise per? fectly happy. "Fifth Avenue's the best street In the world," sighed Miss Jean Moohlo, who first leaned into fame as th s "ni w Paul Revere," who rode up Fifth Ave? nue with a bugle on "Wake Up, Amci ica," Hay, April 19, HUT, and has sine t followed the army as a "V" g rl through the mud of France and the well-paved streets of Germany. New York Best, After All "1 have marched in a good many. cities,'' she sighed, "and 1 must .... I never marched quite s?? fast I ? ,J but 1 wouldn't have missed this for anything. I; was queer and exciting to march through ?he French cities. and Alsace-Lorraine Pay in the Cl i Elys?e was something never to be foi gotten, but New Vori, crowds and New York asphalt are good enough for m for the res! of niy life." Miss. Moehle permitted herself an tin military giggle as t'ne hosts of stern, straight young soldiers melted past under the Arch, and far un the avenu? tite khaki masses lit with, the gray blue of bayonets moved unceasingly. "America certainly woke? up alt right," siie pronounced. It was a regular Old Home Week a; the Arch where tiie women stood with tiie officers of the 1st Division and waved goodby to trie "boys." "Hey, you violinist, I haven't seen you since Coblenz," called out a soldier from the ranks, spying Miss Elinor Whittemore', a member of th Overseas Theatrical Troupe, and Miss Whitte? more sang out a joyous reply. "This is like being in France again," she confided. "You know, the most dreadful tiling about coming home is that tho soldiers aro so stiff with us on the streets. Over there, of course, every American soldier was delighted to soe an American girl in uniform, and wo wero all the best of friends. It hurt our feelings terribly when wo first hit New York, and the soldiers passed us by without a word." Arch Theatre of Reception General McGlaehlin, with his arms full of American Beauty roses, and various other mighty porsonago3 loaded with souvenirs of the f?te of flowers and confetti, turned the Arch into a reception hall, and a reunion of the Coblenz crowd was tho order of the day. Miss Ely, caught in a corner by n half-dozen friends, was compelled to tell tho story of how General McGlaehlin had kissed her on both cheeks when he presented her with hor decoration. "He only did it to mak* it legal," she I he Iixtra Fair Donble? the Wear" Monroe Jr. Clothes ?ire a striking example of a bip: thing done in a big way for the little fellow. Every force and resource of America's Largest Clothiers (Monroe Clothes) is behind Monroe Jr. Clothes?-and as a result we are prepared fey lads from 8 to 18 with all wool Knickerbocker two pants Suits?Stylish, Sturdy, Guaranteed Service Giving Suits at a Guaranteed Saving. Come up with your boys and they will learn -with you that when they visit Monroe Upstairs Shops they "take steps to save." the regiments, halted just above the j arch, peered hungrily through watch? ing the preparations. Regrets of "Stay-at-Homes" A blue-clad canteener with a tray full of buns and coffee walked over to two of the Salvation Army women seated on the curb, resting from their j labors. "You must be hungry," she said, "I j guess the boys will spare you a little I lunch after all you gave them." Then as she waited for her guests to j eat, she voiced trie eternal apology of the woman who had to stay behind. "I shall never stop mourning that I couldn't go across when you did," she said, "it was the greatest experience of this generation, and to think that I missed it!" "You mustn't feed that way." soothed . Staff Captain Beatrice Hammond, "it just happened, that some of us went and you didn't., hut you worked just as hard as we did, and especially here in ? New York you were just as important, with all the troops coming through here to the transports." "We worked all right." groaned the canteener, rushing off to rescue a basket j fall of pie from the investigation of a brisk young Greenwich Village puppy. Big Ovation for Cardinal Mercier After paying a glowing tribu'." to General Pershing and the achievements of America's armed forces Cardinal ' Mercier, the hero priest of Belgium, left New York at noon yesterday for | Baltimore. The Primate of Belgium reviewed part of yesterday's historic parade from the private stand erected?I by Archbishop Patrick J. Hayes in I front of St. Patrick's Cathedral. The | Cardinal was as anxious as any small boy to see the parade and expressed the wish that, his engagements would allow him to watch the entire division pass. When Cardinal Merrier appeared on the stand he was greeted with an up-j roar of cheers. The thousands packed ; around the cathedral cheered for sev? eral minutes und the aged prelate doffed his tri-cornered beaver hat in acknowledgment. The Stars and Stripes and the yellow and white colors of the Papacy were draped on standards on each side of the stand. When the cheering ceased, the Cathedral chimes played "The Star Spangled Banner." As - the deep voiced bells thundered forth the first strains of the national anthem hundreds of soldiers in the crowd snapped to attention while all others stood with bared heads. Before the Cardinal was seated Miss Helen McGinley, daughter of William J. McGinley, presented a large bouquet of white roses to him. He accepted them graciously and, indicating a cluster of American beauties the girl held in her arms, inquired: "And the other flowers, tell me, now. who are they for?" "They are for General Pershing, Your Eminence," replied Miss McGin? ley. "Beautiful," said the prelate. Cardinal Mercier left the residence of Archbishop Hayes accompanied by a committee of Baltimoreans which in? cluded Mayor William F. Broei il g, Father Louis Stickney, rector of the Baltimore Cathedral, and C. T. Will? iams. There was an impressive scene as the prelate walked to the wa I automobile. Several women pressed forward to touch his robes and ask I i - blessing. Some of them shouted "Vive la Belgie! Vive le Cardinal!" The hero-priest, smiling, bowed and wa : his hand as the machine- started for the Pennsylvania Station. At the railroad terminal he pi for the moving picture men and t< d the newspaper men of the joy he f dl being-able to meet so many American people. He added thai he felt rather tired. Down on the lower levi Cardinal took much interest in the ??? - cial cars on the Baltimore ?V 01 io train which had been reserved for him. A few minutes before the train de? parted he walked out on the observa? tion platform and bowed to the crowd. 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