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. s THE WASHINGTON HERALD, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1913. T-HE WAR DAY BY DAY Fifty Years Ago, Dec. 10, 1863 Gen. Grant lined a CoBgraralatory Ai&rtu to Hi Troopt ib Tennettee for Their Saceessei at Chattanooga and Knoxrille Grant "Hanked by Coagrets and by President Lincoln. ("Written expressly for The Herald.) Fifty j cars ago today Gen. Grant Issued a. congratulatory address to his troops in Tennessee for their successes at Chatta nooga and Knoxville. This address signalized not only the triumphs of the Federal soldiers to whom It was addressed, but indirectly the great personal triumph that had come to Grant through the campaign for the relief of Chattanooga and of KnorvlIIe. Arriving at Chattanooga on October 23, to And the Army of the Cumberland be sieged, hungry, and discouraged, in less than a month Grant had drien the en emy from before the city in retreat into the mountains of Georgia and in two weeks more had raised the siege of Knox ville. His triumphs had "been shared by Gen. George II. Thomas, commanding the Army of the Cumberland by Grant's ap pointment: by Gen. William T. Sherman, hlni at all points, utterl) routed and dis comfited, beyond the limits Of the State. "By your noble heroism and deter mined courage,, you have most efectually defeated the plans of the enemy" for re gaining the possession of the States of Kentucky and Tennessee. Ton have se cured positions from which no rebellious power can drive or dislodge you. "For all this, the general commanding thanks you collectively and Individually. The loyal people of the United States thank and bless ou. Their hopes, and pravers for your success against this un holy rebellion are with you dally. Their faith In you will not De in vain. Tneir hopes will not be blasted. Thftr prayers to Almighty God will be answered. "ou will yet go to uther fields of strife, and with the Invincible bravery and unflinching loyalty to Justice and right which have characterized you in Chattanooga and .Knoxville is now se cure, I wish to tender you, and all under your command, my mare than tnanks my profoundest gratitude lor the MOIL courage, and perseverance with which you and they, over so great dlfflculties, have effected that important object. God bless you all'" Grant bore his honorsmodestly, and did not permit the lull in operations fol lowing his successes to interfere with the strictest performance of his duty. ' Now that East Tennessee was secured he turned his mind to plans for a spring campaign. In order better to conduct the business of his great command for in the military Division, of the Mississippi, of which he was the head, were three large armies. aggregating nearly 150,000 men, all under his control he decided to move his bead' quarters to Nashville. Here further honors were destined to find him, the next step in his upward career being his appointment to command all the armies of the North early in the spring of 1SS4. with the rank of lieuten ant general. whicK had been borne only by Washington, and was to be revived by Congress for Grant a benent. Tomorrom Explosion of the Slaga ilne at Fort Sumter. (Oornisht. uu.) GRAND DISPLAY OF MODERN ART "THE "NATION'S TIUBUTn TO On VNT." From a Contemporary Sketch bj Thomas Nast In Harper's Weekly.) This is of interest not only because it shows the position which Grant had Kalned in the hearts of the Northern people, but because of the portrayal of, tt e mar of 1 om (he East had heard but noUyet seen. nho had marched to Chattanooga from Memphis with a portion of the Army of the Tennessee, by Gen. Thomas Wood, and in a degree by Gen Joseph Hooker, rho had re enforced the forces at Chatta nooga with a portion of the Army of the Potomac, and fought the so-called "Bat tle above the clouds. ' Another officer whoe services In the campaign had brought him less fame than he deserv ed Gen F (' Bald-") famith, had contributed largelv, as chief engineer of the Army of the Cumberland, to the success of the campaign at Cliat- tanoogi bv making possible the rapid movement of troops in the Held of opera tion and bj earning out uith remark able precision the general plans of Grant and Thomas While Gen Smith was never to become .1 popular hero Grant and Thomas pnvatelv accorded him a full measure of iredit for what he had done. rrnlr Ills olillcm. While the honors of Chattanooga wCre sweet to Grant, he did not begrudge them to others This Is nonhere more evident than in his order of congratulation. Is sued fifty vcars ago todaj Its language is like that of a patriarch of old speaking to his people Its substance and form alike ire striking it being as follows The general commanding takes this opportunity of returning his sincere thanks and congratulations to the brave Armies of the Cumberland the Ohio, the Tennessee, and their comrades from the Potomac, for the recent splendid and de cisive successes achieved over the enemj "In a short time ou recov ered from liiri the control of the Tennessee River from Bridgeport to Knoxville. You dislodged him from his great stronghold on Look out Mountain, drove him from Chatta nooga Valley, wrested from his deter mined grasp the possession of Missionary Ridge, repelled with heavy loss to him his repeated assaults upon Knoxville, forcing him to raise the siege there, driv- the past, you will prove that no enemy can withstand you, and that no defense, however formidable, can check jour on ward march." ThnnLeil by CongTTM. Grant s praise of his men was a "flec tion of the country's praise of himself. Since the relief at ChatUuiooca. his name had rung through the North The House of Representatives of the Thirty-eighth Congress, on assembling December 8, had passed unanimous , ' without a word of debate or explanation " a v ote of thanks to Grant. and through him to the ofll cers and soldiers nho had fought under his command." during the war, "for gal lantry and good conduct in tho battles in which they have engaged " The resolution requested the President to cause a gold medal to be struck "with suitable emblems, devices, and inscrip tions," to be presented to Gen Grant, to gether with a copy of the Joint resolu tlons of Congress to be engrossed upon parchment. This resolution was Introduced by Rep resentative l.lihu B VVashburne of Illi nois, who took pride In the fact that he had befriended Gen Grant at the begin ning of the war when, as an obscure and discouraged ex-arm officer, .Grant had sought a modest command in which to serve his country The cheers and applause with which the resolution of thanks was met in tho House were sweet music to the ears of Mr Washbume The resolution of thanks was sent forthwith to the Senate for its action, and on December IS that bod) adopted it unanimously and without debate. It be ing introduced by Senator Henry Wilson of Massachusetts. This high honor was not more pleasing to Grant, however, than a communication he received from President Lincoln un der date of December 8, as follows Understanding that your lodgment at Large Collection of Water Color Sketches Reproduced in Natural Colors. Modern processes of color printing now mske it possible to give the lover of art exact representations of great paintings and other objects of art In their original colorings. The publishers of "Panama and the Canal In Picture and Prose" hav e em- ploed these latest color processes in reproducing a splendid collection of water color studies for this new book. The cover bears an Inlaid panel In beautiful colors showing the famous Culebra cut. This was made from a painting by Gor don Grant and gives a decided Individ uality to tho appearance of the large volume The same modern color processes have also been used in making the magnificent full page reproductions that abound throughout1 the book. Take, for Instance a view of Panama Bay from the Ancon hospital grounds. This was made from an original nater color study by E. J Read The sharp contrasting colorings give the effect of an oil painting. The stately palms and tropical shrubbery soft ly blending into the waters of the ba), and over all the rich tints of the tropi cal pun, making of this a most pleasing picture. But this 1- onl) one of six teen similar art creations which adorn this v olume, and any one of the collection Is worthy of a splendid frame. In addition to this grand array of gor geous colorings are photographslc repro ductions of unusual scenes depicting the lire and activity of Panama and the Canal Zone. Around these .illustrations Is drawn a most entertaining and Instruct ive story setting forth the complete hls torj of the people and the country. The Herald presents this book almost free to Its readers. In another column of this issue is printed a certificate which explains the entire plan Look for this certificate and clip it today WOM'A W A ND THE HOME Edited by JTTU CITATfDLER HAIfZ. 1 Simple Christmas Gifts ; Sure to Win High Favor Christmas comes .' on apace, and the usual question confronts every woman: "What shall I give my friends this earT" If the outlay cannot be very much, then It Is a good Idea to make some useful little thing to serve as a gift. Something that a wpman who enter tains will appreciate Is a bridge set. It consists of a table cover and four small napkins. Buy two jards of a delicate shade of green linen one yard wide, cut off a square one yard, and hemstitch It all around. The hem should be 'about one Inch wide when finished Then In each corner embroider In cross-stitch the four suits of playing cards, the club and tho spade In black cotton and the heart and the diamond In red. The re cipient's monogram should -be done in the center either in green or red and black cross-stitch. Cut the second yard of linen In four for the napkins. Hemstitch them and on each embroider a playing card in one corner and In the opposite comer a small monogram. The patterns and embroidery cotton may be purchased at any fancy work shop. The materials will cost about CM and the set when finished will be worth IS at least that Is what they sell for In one novelty sbop Something very personal Is a set of bath bags. They are simple to make and cost about Jl. Purchase one pound of oatmeaL ono pound of Florentine orris root and a quarter of a pound of some good soap ponder put all In a large box and mix thorough!). Make fifty bags two Inches square of plain white cheese cloth, put a spoonful of the mixture In each and sew them across the top Pack them In a holly paper box. tie with red ribbon and )ou have something that will be useful for fifty das In the ensuing year, as one bag dropped Into a bath perfumes and softens the water. Another gift equally personal Is an undervest made of crepe de chine. One yard and a quarter of a good quality of crepe, the same quantity of beading and a little mo-e narorw ribbon are required. Cut the best straight, hem on the bottom, put the beading across the top and run the ribbon through it. There is nothing over the shoulders and If the ribbon Is drawn tightly tt makes a desirable vest for wear with a low gown And speaking of low gowns, something prett) and useful Is a puff for powdering the back of the neck. A single slipper tree, a half lard of number nine ribbon and a large downy puff make a gift that all women need and ver few have ever heard of Paint the slipper tree white and it wil take three coats of a. good enamel paint remove the little handle from the puff and slip the ball end of the tree In the opening made for the handle. With heavy thread draw tho puff tightly around the end of the tree, stitch flrmiy, wrap the ribbon around to bide the sew ing and tie in a bow. Six sachets filled with the favorite scent of the recipient and made, say. In heart shape edged with narrow lace would be attractive and they are always useful. Little lavender silk bags filled with dried lavender flowers would be appreciated by anyone with a linen closet. The dried lavender sold on the streets at S cents a bag may be used and G cents worth will fill one sachet. In givingpresenta always have each package wrapped attractively In white or green tissue paper or tne heavier nouy paper. The tissue Is really best, owing to its softness. Red ribbon is more Christ maslike for tying, and a sprig of real holly will be a good finishing touch. WHAT TO GIVE TO CHILDREN DANCE AT ST. ELIZABETH'S. spllol Employes of Government Hn Entertain Their FrieniU. The employes of the Government Hos pital for the Insane entertained their friends last evening at a dance In Hitch cock Hail, which had been decorated with Palms and flowers. Music was furnished by the hospital orchestra, of which Jo seph B. Caldwell is director. The Public Improvement Association of Congress Heights, will entertain Com missioner Newman at Its meeting to night. In tho town hall on Alabama ave nue. The women of tho community have been Invited to attend A musical pro gram will be contributed and refresh ments served Anacostla Council No. 15, Junior Order of United American Mechanics, met last evening In Masonic HaiL Degree work occupied tbe attention of the officers, and following this a social was cnioved The annual meeting of Electa Chapter. No A Order of the Eastern Stir of Ana costla, was held last evening in Masonic Hull. WHAT'S THE USE OF DECORATING THE KITCHEN 1 So many people are In the habit of re garding tho kitchen as a necessary evil that the Idea of sppllng any decorative treatment to it and making it a really attractive place never seems to occur to them The cook has to spend most of her time there, and If for no other reason than to make her comfortable and happy Incidentally thereby a better servant the place should be made as agreeable lb the eve as possible. The designers of really well planned houses now take ac count of this consideration and adopt slmDle but well recocnizeu decorative schemes. W e hav e something ycl to learn In this respect from old Dutch and Ger man kitchens, and also from the kitchens of old New England farmhouses. PLANNING KITCHENS WITH AN EYE TO CONVENIENCE FOSTER COMPANY CONCERTS. (, j. ft ft !, ;. ;. ,t, fr .;. ! .m- !' ! ! ! 1 t This New Illustrated Book For Rrerv ttparfor I BilllgiMLlfBMIllMIMIMMIIHI ffj? PRESENTED 'BY THE .TV? Ell t m Wil WASHIH6T0M HERALI, I EC. ,0f? S ! 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The concert at the Foster Buildlnr last night included several numbers by some oi me Deal vvasmngton musicians and recitals Dy Charles Edward Howe, of Chicago, who played a series of excellent classical favorites on the Carola Inner player piano; Paul Bleyden. tenor, and Mrs. Bleyden. pianist, and Ernest Lent, 'cello soloist, of this city. Records on a Victor victrola also were played. An extensive program has been ar ranged for this evening. The musicians named above will be heard. Friends and patrons of the company aye Invited, in an announcement, to attend. One of tho foremost requisites In kitchen planning Is convenience. Too many kitchens have been neglected In this respect and much unnecessary labor Is entailed therebv. Sinks should be near ranges and Hlnduws should be placed so that both may have ample light. Proper places should be provided for articles In constant use It is only by having con veniently arranged kitchens that we shall get the best service from our domestics. To prevent paint and varnish from washing off around dorknobs and cup beards, where greasv ami dirty linger marks show, use baking soda in water instead of soap Wipe quite dry and do not let nny dampness remain on sur rounding paint. Some ThoagBtJ for Suitable and Useful ChrisbBU Gifts Other Tbea Toys. After all, while tojs are fascinating to buy, thero are many practical things which In the long run give the children Just as much satisfaction. Not that they should not have toys, far from it: but there are always so many willing to give toys, whereas most kind friends and admiring relatives object to giving useful articles. Therefore It usually devolves upon the members of the household to provide the little extras which are necessary, but less romantic. Take, for Instance, a warm little dress ing gown and mule slippers. Every child needs these things and the gowns are exactls like the grown-ups' except In size. For little children the slippers. with their cozi edging of fur. cost only JL while addressing gown of eiderdown for a child of six costs Jl.Tj. For older children there are gay pat terned Persian designs and In quilted silk with Chinese embroidery they cost (5 Pajamas for children are fascinating: For babies there ire always useful gifts which are ornamental as well. For Instance, take a creeping blanket for floor or pen mado of added denim or canvas of a plain color underneath to match the border, while the" -center Is a bright colored Mother Goose design on a white ground. This costs U0. Mitts for llnb'les. Mitts for babies and glov es for "chil dren are so expensive that they are w el corned as gifts. From mitts of angora to lined fur-edged dogskin gloves there never was a child that did not enjoy a pair from Santa Claus. From extra cap strings at 75 cents a pair up to a marvelous bassinet running on wheels and highly decorated at Co. there are hosts of suggestions. Cap strings, b) the wa, are not to be sneered at, as every niother knows, and the clever needle woman can make theso at little cost out of fine handkerchief linen, hem. stitching or scalloping the ends. Bows for the cap are also acceptable and may be purchased from vi cents a pair to several dollars One charming design of rosettes of satin, with a small knot of forget-me-nots In tho center, costs S1SV. Plain knit caps with a flat turnback edge of pale blue or pink, cost $1.50. and are comfortably hot without the extreme armth of angora or fur. For the older children stout "arctics" reaching well up the leg are almost a luxurv, since they make It possible to pla In quite deep snow without the ne lesslt) of removing shoes underneath, and the quaintest raincoats and Iteji Riding Hood waterproofs come for very small bovs and girls Aside from wearing apparel there are many things which should be gotten to gether for bois and girls emerging from babyhood, such as toilet sets, manicure sets, books, and furniture for the room. It general!) gives ambition to a little girl to have a nicely ntted-out workbox. or one of the clever kindergarten outfits for raffia, beadwork, or embroidery. Here never-falling source of amusement for wet weather Educational toji are alwavs advisable, not only do they last as the child's abil ity to handle them improves, but they also tend to develop the taste for work of one kind or another. if. Art. F T THE BUSY CORNER ie otore t ike t fmstmasfmh g&mm EXTRA SPECIAL TOIDAY FROM THE TOY STORE 1,500 Biirgs'Trippel LKJHr Trappel Animals Extensively Advertised in the Maga zines &s the Most Liffelilce Toy Am nmls M&de. Values to $3.50, Choice $1 Excellently fashioned French Poodles, Dachhund, Monkejs, Bears; Cats, &c, that move their legs naturally when pulled along by a leader. Children all want them make the little folks happy while you can at this very special price. $1.00 values to $3 50. Toy Store Fourth Floor.. DANCING FROCKS for young and old from the simplest to the most elaborate " will be found in the FASHION BOOK for Winter illustrating the wonderful PICTORIAL REVIEW PATTERNS only 10 cents when purchased with a 15 cent pattern. . JANUARY PATTERNS Now on Sale. Each of the above numbers 15 cents. S. KANN, SONS & CO., 8th St and Pa. Ave. THE PALAIS ROYAL, G and 11th Six. N. W. BEOCADES AMD M0IBES. The vcr soft brocades and moires now used for dresses fall In graceful folds about the figure, and such materials as charmeuse. silk voile and foulard are In great favor. These are died to exquisite shades of amethyst, rose, green, blue, citron and mauve. The most effective gowns are made fin one, though, the three-piece dress Is sUll In favor A tall girl In vse-colored brocade looked will at a recent wedding. Usually the back of the gown has a wide, fiat plait that folds underneath at either side. H the tailor's art these are pressed absolutely fiat, so that there Is no appearance of unnecessary fulness, and et. when the wearer vtalks, there is sufficient width or freedom of motion. This seems to sclve the problem as to the dividing- Una between unnecessary width and the hide ously unbecoming tightness that dis figures so many otherwise w ell-dressed women at the present moment. In all probability, too. It will be finished off at the waist by a six-Inch deep band of velvet and braid, so cut as to prevent any suspicion of an inward curve at ths waist. CHRISTMAS CANDIES THAT CAN BE MADE AT HOME fcomc people have a fashion of tumlns up their noses at anything home-made except bread and cakes. Candy that ono reallv feels can be trusted Is almost ln varlablv high in price. One can over come this difficulty by making a great deal of their own Christmas candj Recipes, directions and materials arc readily obtainable, and home candymak lng may be made a pleasure as well as a piece of ccononu. When buying mutton. If vou get more than enough fcr one meal, trv covering what is not cooked with vinegar and one-fourth teaspoonful cloves and mace, also a little pepper, do not add any salt. vvnen cooked it tastes like venison. ADAMS' HEWS DEPOT, nth and G Sts. X. Vf. JtOLAITD TVAXXcACE, jtsa oth st. ir. w. W. B. HOLTZCLAW, ' 1705 Fa. Ave. IT. -TV. E. J. ERVI3V, 14th and Harvard Sts. DANCE INVITATIONS PUZZIE. "Extreme Form" Barred, Say 'Yotlcea to Georce fVaahlnrton Students. Students of the George Washington University, who have received invitations to a dance at the Chevy Chase Seminary next Saturday evening, are wondering what sort of an affair It will be. At th bottom of the Invitations la to be found the following sad announcement: "Any extreme form of dancing or familiar at Utude assumed by many in the nre,t day dances Is disapproved bv the tar. ulty." A month ago this announcement wonM not have caused much stir, but recently the faculty of George Washington Uni versity removed Its ban from all "rag" dancing, with the exception of the turkey troL and at present the students are exulting over uie itDerties granted them. RIGID CENSOR TOR "MOVIES." Improper Films "Will Be Barred tf IV'evr Customs Itnles Are Approved Improper moving picture films will be barred from this country, if new customs regulations compiled by chief Clerk Hal stedT of the customs sVvlce. be approved. "No liberal policy" will be adopted by the Treasury In censoring Imported films, according to HalsteH. and the new regu lations will exclude all that can be classed as "doubtful." Halsted has prepared only a rough draft of tne new rules, which will be submitted to Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Hamlin for approval. It Is expected the new regulations will be In effect In two months. LANSBlRGH FURNITURE COMPANY 512 NINTH STREET Open Until 9 o'clock Saturday, December 13 and Saturday, December 20 Good Furniture &c. Wilt Be Appreciated You cannot go amiss if ou buy the gifts of Furniture, Curtains, Portieres, Hangings, or Floor Coverings here for we sell only the dependable grades. We make the buying of it easy by splitting up the payments, which jou can start after the first of the j ear. CASTOR I A Ite Infanta aad CMIirea. rl If H-SKlvS This $30 Gold Chair $20 Burnished Gold Parlor Chair, covered with best silk damask. This $25 Library Tabltr $16.50 oak. 3f quStter-sawed golden 27x54 Axminster Rugs $3 50 value cut to $2.25 36x72 Axminster Rugs $5 50 value cut to $3.95 6x9 Axminster Rugs $18 00 value cut to $12.50 GIVE RUGS-VERY ACCEPTABLE 13 Oriental Rubs mogly Kasaka anil DasjhestsrnR, la t9f flrt &"' .v.! .f T. . !?. f.. .'r.1-.':.. .":. "o.t. .""k.r! 35. 00 9x12 Axminster Rugs $3500 value cut to $23.75 27x54 Wilton Rugs $6.00 value cut to $4.50 36x63 Wilton Rugs $10 00 value cut to .:... $7.50 L BIG REDUCTIONS IN PARLOR SilTES snaerifjsasssa ,gpsaiJBJBeBBgMeg'tj m u w -w w t .wwa-rsrft?'' TV ' A i T w "&' W . all of mahogany, with loose silk cushions. $100 Parlor Suites $62 50 $75 ParlorSuites $45 50 $60 Parlor Suites .- $38.50 EARLY ENGLISH TABLES $10 ones cut to $7.50 $15 ones cut to....-..-. .-.... $9.B0 $20 ones cut to $14iJ5 $25 ones cut to .-. $1660 LANSBURGH FURNITURE COMPANY 512 NINTH STREET M 'W.-tefcv la tJdiZ.