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FRIDAY. AUGUST 27. 1915.
A Line o' Cheer Each Day o' the Year.
By JOHN KENDRICK BANGS.
First printing of an original poem, written dally
for The Washington Herald
HOLD ON.
Hold fast to Youth,
For 'tis the truth
That in Youth's eyes
The blue of skies.
The sweets of life.
The zest for strife.
And lme that's true,
Are ever new;
And night or day
Along life's way
'Tis newness fills
The heart with thrills.
And spurs our souls
To higher goals.
ICoryright. Uli)
A man who was camping out in New Jersey
was found unconscious as the result of mosquito
bites. Some Jerscymcn go to the extreme limit
in upholding the State's reputation.
Turkey's threat of a separate peace treaty with
A Just Cause That WiD Win.
Regrettable as it is that Postmaster Praeger
is not to be convinced of the real necessity for
providing the Pennsylvania avenue business men
with adequate postal facilities, it is not to be
imagined for a moment that his decision is final.
Even if Postmaster Praeger does not reverse him
self within the year, the time is not far distant
when his successor in office will establish the
branch office which everybody outside the Post
office Department realizes is needed for the proper
transaction of the business of an important section
of the Capital.
The case of the merchants needs no argument.
In fact the postmaster practically concedes the
justice of their demands when he admits having
considered the establishment of a branch post
office in the territory involved, and suggests a
site a few blocks west and north 'of the present
Postofnce Department, where the city postoffice
was located until it was removed to a remote
and inaccessible corner of the city. Probably
there would be no opposition to the establishment
of an office affording the postal facilities impera
tively needed by the great business section between
Seventh street and the Treasury Building at some
point within the radius suggested by Postmaster
Praeger. There is no insistent demand that the
branch be re-established in the building once oc
cupied by the city postoffice, even though that
would seem to be the logical location. All that
the business men of the city ask is that they be
afforded adequate postal facilities in the central
portion of Washington and that they shall not be
compelled to transact their daily business at a
point so remote as the Union Station. Their re-,
quest is altogether reasonable and there is nothing
in the least convincing in Mr. Praeger's argu
ment about the greatest good to the greatest num
ber, viewing the postal service of the United
States as a whole. There is no evading the issue,
which is that a very large number of business men
in an important section of Washington have been
deprived of the postal facilities to which they are
justly entitled. It will not do to answer that the
parcel post accommodations in the outlying sec
tions have been increased, because that does not
touch the question involved. The business men
of the section represented in the petition to the
postmaster arc demanding the right to quickly
and conveniently transact that part of their busi
ness which is dependent upon the mails, and this
right they will eventually attain whether it be
uirougn x-osimasicr rraeger or his successor.
"ABYRiflitr
By JOHN D, BARRY.
II. .
There is in a large city a. man who cannot get
work. He often goes hungry. To relieve his hun
ger he can do two things. He can beg and he can
steal.
If he is caught begging, he will be imprisoned.
If he is caught stealing, he will be imprisoned.
If he neither begs nor steals, he will suffer.
Have you ever gone for long hours at a stretch
without eating?
Most of us have, and most of us remember how
ravenous we have been when at last we have found
food within our reach.
Mark Twain tells of going to a sanitarium in
Germany to be treated for severe indigestion.
The shrewd old German doctor in charge had
the humorist taken to a room and instructed to go
to bed.
For hours and hours Mark Twain lay in bed.
He began to wonder what the times for eating
were in that institution.
Then he began to wonder if they had any times
for eating.
He became ferocious.
He demanded food.
But he didn't get it.
The German doctor kept Mark Twain without
food so long that even to that very humorous
mind the situation ceased to be 'a joke.
Finally, the doctor allowed his patient to take
a little nourishment, a very little.
Mark Twain pounced upon it wolfishly.
He had forgotten about his indigestion.
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In those moments of extreme hunger when that
man who is forbidden cither to beg or steal thinks
I about society he must be in a very dangerous con
dition.
We allow thousands and thousands of people to
get into that dangerous condition men, women
and children.
With this fact in mind it is by no means easy
to say, "All's right with the world."
But there are those who declare we ought to
say it whether it's true or untrue.
They think that just saying "All's right with the
world" helps to make the world right.
lUa nlliAx if- wMsc- ctnnA - 1 li r rr(nortinrrc uritri 1
!.. IWelnn.l.,. a1m w-fh-n trv, n, f ,, And Wl"Ie UPn tllC SUbJeCt f the P0Sta' ""'ICe
Turk's enemies, belongs in the current humor
class.
The fact that our present Secretary of State
travels unostentatiously between his home and the
State Department in a one-horse carriage may be
construed in any way except as indicating a lack of
courage and determination.
A man who was reported dead and whose wife
purchased an elaborate mourning outfit which she
never had the opportunity to wear, has sued for
divorce on the ground of desertion. So long as
men refuse to recognize these simple feminine
rights what hope can there be for woman suffrage?
Peapack, X. J., has a contest on hand to deter
mine who can kill the most flies during the season.
The total number killed now exceeds 600,000. Fif
teen children arc taking part, and the leading five
have together destroyed 501,506 flies. It is expect
ed that at least 1,000,000 flies will die. The record
of this comparatively insignificant town shows
what may be accomplished by united and persistent
effort.
It is announced on the best of authority that A.
Mitchell Palmer is not to be appointed Counselor
for the Department of State, and it is suggested
that this White House decision is due to the intima
tion that he is the "M. P." of the recent disclosures
inolving the German propaganda. Mr. Palmer
owes it to himself to remove this inpression, im
periling his political future, if it is within his
povsibillics.
As a memorial to the late Dr. Joseph A.
Holmes, director of the Bureau of Mines, of the
Department of the Interior, the Colorado School
of Minc has established the Joseph A. Holmes
professorship of safety and efficiency engineering.
No more fitting memorial to a man whose life
was deotcd -to safeguarding the lives of hh fel
low men engaged n hazardous pursuits could be
dewscd. The cxai "le set by Colorado should be
followed In other States.
ftcr being engaged for thirty-fhc jears to
ce if their loc v. as really lasting, a Connecticut
louple fimilh decided that their affection was
permanent and married Fifty ears ago they
plajcd logctlur Later they became engaged, but
kept rutting off ihr w rdding for fear they would
not proe sympathetic life partners They are now
conincrd their loc will last until death. No one
will begrudge ihein their bliss, and there will be
the hope that the awkening will be as belated as
the realization of then dream.
l-cry time an owner of a lot on the I nion
Station pla.a is naid for his condemned property,
after a delay nf two years, it is announced as some
sort of a bcnetactiou on the part of the govern
ment, when on 'In- rontrarj it is merely the dis
charging of a long oxcrduc debt, after a useless
commission has shaved off a portion to apply to
ward the payment of its own salary and expenses.
When cery other mistake and injustice perpe
trated by Ben Johnson, of Kentucky, chairman of
the House Committee on the District of Columbia
has been forgotten his monumental creation, the
second Plaza Awards Commission, will be remembered.
rendered to the citizens of Washington as a whole
there will be few to deny that it is quite as bad
as it was after Postmaster General Hitchcock's
efficiency system, retrenchments and reforms
were placed in full operation. And worse could
not be said.
The Proof Is Yet Lacking.
Yesterday was not without its evidence of a
stampede in the direction of an accord with Ger
many, but with ery little in the way of substantial
developments to justify it. So far there is noth
ing but surmise that Germany will back down from
its asserted and reiterated intention too often
exemplified in deed to sink without warning and
at all hazards any merchantman that comes its
way flying an enemy flag. Americans indulging in
the hope that friendly relations with Germany
arc to be maintained would do well to bear in
mind that everything in the way of concession is
yet to come from Germany, that the United States
cannot recede one step from its demands set forth
in the note of July 21. Germany must disavow
and repudiate the act which sent the Arabic to the
bottom, with the loss of American lives, and Ger
many must make solemn promise that there shall
be no repetition of such act, if action by the United
States toward an unfriendly nation, at war with
nations with which this nation is on friendly terms,
is to be averted.
There is a kind of optimism that is worse than
pessimism.
It is the optimism that sits down, holds its
hands, and smiles.
Meanwhile, the house may h.e burning.
But this particular optimist doesn't see. He is
absorbed in smiling.
Now optimism is a beautiful thing when back
ed by reason and courage.
But without reason and courage it becomes a
preposterous, flabby thing.
It ceases really to be optimism.
It is weakness, maudlin and fatuous.
There is a far better optimism working its way
through the world just now.
I have heard it called by various names.
Judge Lindscy calls it the New Justice.
This name is about as good as any of the names.
In the New Justice we can find what seems to
me the best expression of optimism.
It frankly recognizes the evil conditions that
prevail in the world today and it strives cheerfully,
hopefully and energetically to call the attention
of the world to these conditions and to change
these conditions to better conditions.
The Submarine as a Boomerang.
This country is not alone in suffering from the
Juu,t' suomanne. uthcr neutral countries
have had heavy losses, but usually without loss
of life. Jow, however, the Spanish ship Pena
Castillo has been torpedoed and the small num
ber of sun ivors thus far reported makes it prob-
aoie that the greater part of the crew is lost. If
uiai proves to ue the case it will hardly strengthen
the German propaganda which is hrintr nm.j
as industriously in Spain as in this country. The
n....nB wiiiiK is mat tnc oerman government
should think it worth while tn snml ,r,;n;o ;
an effort to win sympathy for the German cause
wniie tile merman admiralty goes on blowing the
propaganda sky high with its torpedoes. In Snain
there is a considerable pro-German spirit, specially
ih in c luyausi party, ana, tncretore, exerting an
influence disproportionate to its numbers. But the
German cause is not popular, and blowing up
Spanish ships and sailors is not precisely the way
to add to its popularity. Nor is it easy to awaken
the old grudge against England when to England
falls the handsomer role of saving lives at sea.
Every neutral country to which the submarine
campaign brings loss of life instantlv feels in a
direct way what in the treatment of Belgium it
had felt sympathetically. The two together have
done more to alienate the world from Germany
man wic amesr propaganda could undo in a cen
tury. Springfield Republican.
The North Sea and the Black.
The Russians claim to have destroyed 000
Turkish ships in the Black Sea including, of
course, small fishing and trading boats and in no
rase to have done so without saving the lives of
the crews. They accuse Germany of lying when
she officially charged them with not giving the
crews a chance to escape death. Thev alsn nsl-
why it is Germany thinks it wrong to sink ships
uunom saving ineir crews in tne Jtsiack sea but
perfectly proper in the North Sea. It is a geo
graphical distinction they are not able to grasp.
St. Louis Star.
Ths news comes that gasoline dealers in Bay
onne, N. J., have been obliged to pay I cent more
a gallon for "gas" manufactured by the Standard
Oil Company, and that they have therefore in
creased the -cost to automobilists to 14 cents a gal
lon. A month ago gasoline sold in Bayonne for
II cents a gallon. The Standard Oil furnishes
most of the gasoline used in this section. Last
tnonth the company granted a 10 per cent in
crease to the strikers. This, some of the auto
inobilists believe, is responsible for the'jacking up
of the price of gasoline. There need be no doubt
About it The law governing the case is almost
as natural a that which makes water seek its
leveL
No Chance to .Boast
South Carolina is to vote on prohibition next
month, and, according to the precedents set by
some other Southern States, may be expected to
go "dry." More importance might be attached to
such votes if there were visible signs of moral
improvements where total abstinence now pre
vails in theory. The lynching of Leo M. Frank in
a prohibition State, Georgia, shows no indication
of uplift in that community. Philadelphia
Record.
Officially Great
"I left thoroughly impressed with the fact that
for an hour I had been in touch 'with one of the
world's greatest men." This is from an interview
with the German Chancellor an interview, it is
stated, which was "submitted to and approved by
the German Foreign Office." That makes it of
ficial. Otherwise, we might have had a lingering
doubt of Bethmann-Hollweg's greatness. New
York Evening Post ,
A Difftreace.
Georgia is competent to manaee her own af
fairs except when she wants the Federal govern
ment to eii ner cotton tor ner. imcw York ivea
f For.
Until a short time ago the New Justice had not
earned the right to be identified with optimism.
It showed a disposition to smite evil-doers, to
hold them up to public contumely, to add to the
enmity that, in life, is so powerful a force for the
creating of evil.
Now it is taking a far more wholesome and
stimulating attitude. It is blaming not men, but
conditions. It is getting down to the weaknesses
of human nature. In its desire to help it includes
all men, even those once classed as evil-doers.
It is bringing to the world a wonderful message,
the message that the good of men is not achieved
by men's preying on one another, seizing advan
tages from one another, but by opening up oppor
tunities for all, by spreading the spirit of unselfish
ness and service.
The New Justice is by no means merely senti
mental. It is practical, too. It shows that its
spirit leads not to loss, but to gain; not to the
keeping back of the world from its resources,
but to the releasing of the world's full riches, in
cluding the riches it has so long lost by burying
marvelous possibilities of character and power in
the depths of ignorance and poverty.
With the present conditions in mind it is pre
posterous for any of us to say, "All's right with
the world."
But it is possible to say something infinitely
finer, "All may yet be right with the world."
And today we can say these words with more
hope than they could ever have been said before.
For the movement has started. The spirit of the
New Justice is abroad, seeking fulfillment through
appealing both to the hearts and to the minds of
men.
It may not be a reality in your time or'mine.
It may not be a reality for many generations to
come.
But it is a thing worth striving for through gen
eration after generation.
And to us the greatest inspiration and joy
should come from merely realizing that the -spirit
is abroad and spreading.
There is even a chance that some day it will
burst into a flame in which all the old iniquities
will be destroyed and the spirit of the world will
be purified.
But let us not be too hopeful
Let us keep our heads.
And let us, above all things,, be careful not to
blame those who, apparently, have not caught the
spirit.
It may be in their hearts way down deep.
It may be merely waiting for the right moment
to come to express itself.
With some of them it may be-all the deeper for
being unaware of itself. " "
Perhaps, through the wisdom of the quiet ones,
the New Justice will be achieved, not through the
social revolution of hate and tumult that so many
of the agitators dream of, but through a revolu
tion of the spirit, by which men will come into a
ra1 imitrrttandinn-- enablinc- them' to sav that be
cause they understand "all's right with the. world."
;Aaetria -Aged Eaaiirar.,
Franz-Josef now-is,85 years old,. and must soon'
stand at the Judgment .Bar, and plead, in answer
to Uie charge of having obeyed the German-order
topiunge 2a,owooov.E,iiropen J into ine jmooqkh
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THE BURDEN OF DEBT.
Published by a special arrangement with the President through
The McClure Newspaper Syndicate.
(Copyright. 1901, 1902. by Harper Brothers.)
(Copyright, 1915. by the McClure Newspaper Syndicate.)
Special Netlee These articles are f ally protected under the copyrlsht larrs, rrnlefc
Impose eerere penalty for Infrlnsement by use either entire or tn part.
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HEN the war was over the men
who spoke the mind of the
majority and who accordingly
controlled policy In the new States
refused to make any distinction be
tween those who had taken up arms
and those who had not.
In their eyes they were all alike
Tories" and traitors; and many an
excess of persecution and spoliation,
many a wanton Insult, many an act
of mere vengeance darkened the years
vhlch Immediately followed the war
increasing the bands of exiles and
addlnir in an Incalculable measure to
the bitterness which was throughout
generations to mark the feeling of
Canadians for their southern neigh
bors. It was but human nature that It
should be so.
No one could wonder that civil war
had brought these too familiar things
In its train.
The bitterest words of the great
Washington himself were uttered
against the Tories Evon with his
splendid moderation and poise of
mind, he could not And It In his heart
to forgive the men who had Beemed
to fill every country-side his army
entered with intrigue and threat of
treason to the cause ho had given his
life to.
The best Virginians had chosen as
he had chosen; he could not Imagine
how good men or true patriots any
where could choose otherwise.
It was part of the almost universal
demoralisation produced by the war
that every sentiment should now ex
hibit its excess, every reaction prove
dangerously violent.
There was everywhere a sort of
moral exhaustion: a relaxation of the
very principles of Just and temperate
government which the war had been
fought to vindicate; a loss of tone,
an access of perilous agitation.
The war had brought many things
In Its train calculated to work dls-l
tress and to tlprow both morals and
business Into confusion. For one thing.
It had saddled the country with an
almost Incalculable burden of debt
The Individual States, the general
Congress, towns, private persons even,
had strained their credit to the ut
most to meet the engagements and
defray the expenses of a season during
which business was oftentimes quite
suspended and the ordinary sources
of Income absolutely drletl up.
The States and the Congress alike
had resorted to the demoralizing ex
pedient of issuing paper money which
they could not redeem. Its bulk bad.
of course. Increased from year to year.
and Its value had as rapidly declined.
The continental mpney In particular
had fallen so in value that the com
modity must have been valueless In
deed which fell under the reproach of
being "not worth a continental."
It was the good fortune of the Con
federation to have Robert Morris, one
of the most distinguished, honorable,
and successful merchants of Phil
adelphia, In charge of Its treasury
during the critical years of the final
reckonings of the war (May. 17S1. to
April. 1786) a man who had large
means to pledge and who would pledge
them to the last farthing to raise a
sum of money upon an exigency, as
Washington had done for the pay of
his troops before Trenton.
Mr. Morris had himself supplied al
most everything that was needed for
the vlctrrlous campaign which cul
minated at Torktown. borrowing
twenty thousand dollars In gold of
Count de Rochambeau, upon his per
sonal credit, to do It
But even Morris, trained merchant
and financier that he was. could not
make something out of nothing.
Doings of Society
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HISTORY BUILDERS.
What a Famous Book Brought Its
Author.
(Written Kzrtfrir lor The Washinctrm nrll-)
Hy DR. E. J. EDWARDS.
About the time that the rate Parke
Godwin was receiving the congratula
tions "of his friends that he had been
permitted to celebrate his KOth birthday,
while still In excellent mental and phys
ical vigor, he spoke to mo remlnlscently
of some of his associations with Ameri
can authors who had gained great repu
tations In the mid-years of the past
century.
Mr. Godwin, as one of the editors of
Putnam's Mngazine, In the jears when
that periodical was at. the height of its
prosperity, was brought into associa
tion with all those who were achieving
greatly as authors who were Americans
and also some distingulsnca r-nmisii
writers, especially Thackeray. These au
thors were accustomed to mako the
editorial offices of Putnam's Magazine a
sort of Informal club, for they gathered
there frequently.
"It Is an interesting fact." said Mr.
Godwin, "that, leaving out of considera
tion those who gained permanent tamo
as historians, like Motley, Prescott, Ban
croft, and one or two others, the most
successful literary work was dono by
men who recorded things Just as they
saw them.
"Almost all tho fiction which had for
a time great notoriety Is now forgotten.
I suppose that Mrs. Stowe's novel, "Un
cle Tom's Cabin," Is the only one that
will maintain a permanent place In our
literature, and that Is due to a special
reason.
"There were three writers of narratives
Herman Melville, Richard Henry Dana,
and Francis Parkman whose works,
at least the works of two of them, will
be embodied In a list of permanent Amer
ican literature. I knew all three of these
men, although I was not acquainted with
Mr. Dana until he was In flourishing
practice as a lawyer.
"The literary triumph and tho assured
fame which Parkman's book, "The Ore
gon Trail,' and Dana's book, 'Two Years
Before the Mast,' and I was going to
say Melville's book, 'Typee,' have gained
were due entirely to the ability these
three men showed for very high-grade
reporting. They told their stories as they
saw things, exactly as they would If
they had been repeating to friends some
of their experiences.
"It Is a curious fact that Dana went
to sea. sailing around Cape Horn, for
the purpose of restoring impaired eye
sight, while Parkman went upon the
Oregon trail, possessed of excellent eye
sight, but he came back from that ex-
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pedition with grievous impairment of his
eyes, from which he never recovered.
Dana, on tho other hand, was restored
to health by his Journey before the
mast. Mr. Dana told me that he wrote
the story which afterward became known
as Two Years Before the Mast,' without
any thought of literary workmanship.
He wrote exactly as he would have done
had he been communicating by letter
with those who were dear to him at
home.
"Now it Is a strange thing that this
book, which met with Instant success
and was reprinted In England and trans
lated Into other languages, could not be
marketed by Mr. Dana for a sum larger
than would hae been sufficient to pay
for pen. Ink and paper. The best bar
gain he could make was a lump sum
of 1200. perhaps a little more. Yet tho
book is classic, and it will be printed
and reprinted as long as American liter
ature lives."
(CtorVright. 1015. br E J. Edwards. All rlghlj re
enrwi.) "Tomorrow Dr. Edwards will tell
"When the Government Encouraged Au
thorship." AHMY ORDERS.
bo much o! urarrapli . biial Order. No. ITi.
t rrlulM to SfroiiJ Lituti. Jirr A. Ilitles nd
Jamw A. SttTtos Twtntr-eentll Infantry, ta
amended ao at to tranafer Lieut. Datiei to the
Sctcnteenth Infantrj. and Lieut. Sttua to tha
Ninth Infantry, to Ue effect Sertraber 1. S15 .
Leave cf absence for taro montht and aeten
daj. to tala effect on or about October SS. u
rrantrd Cant. Karle W. Tanner. Quartermaster
Corpa.
Leaie ot absence for one month, to taae effect
on or about beiember 1. If canted Capt. JleniT
S. IUthatrar. U. S A.. reUred. recruitinr offlcer
MaJ. William M. Itoberta. Medical Con, now en
Ieare of absence at Baltimore. Md.. ' rNd hw"
further dutx t Fort Yellowstone. Wjo., and will
loced to Tens Cltr. Tex., and report In per
son to the commandliut seneral. Second Pitlslon,
for assignment to duty, with sUtlon at Furt
neno. Okla.
Br direction of the President, Capt. Joseyh
B. Doualas. (Signal Corps. 1 relieved from detail
In that corpa. Capt. Domtla will remain on his
prcent duties until further orders.
NAVAL ORDERS.
MOVEMENTS OP VESSELS,
l'anl Jcne, I'errj and Treble- arrived Seward.
Alaska. Auanst 24; Nashville, arrived Port 1e
rail Anrnst 15; Lamson and Hercules, arrived
Norfolk Aiiguat 23; Triton, arrived Washington,
AuTist 3: McCall, arrived Whitestooe Landing
Augunt S: Dravton. arrived Itoaebank Angut ;
Lebanon, arrived Lmnhaten Bar Augmt zs; Jason.
arrived Tort su Princ August S3; Lawrence, ar
rived Mare Island August 25; Tennessee, arrived
Phu..inhla Auzust 25: Wyoming, arrived Boston
Augurt SS; Jupller, arrived Vera Cm August iil
San Francisco and Baltimore, arrived Newport
August 3: Annapolli. arrired San Diego August .
Cleveland, arrived Baa uieco juwm .
ORDERS TO OFFICERS
Cspt T P. Magruder, commissioned from Au
gust s, ir). ,
Cant. N". C. Twining, commissioned from July
to in
Commander L. B. dt Stelguer. detached com
mand of receiving ahip at New York: to command
Krarsarge.
Commander n. II. Christy, detaeirt command
Kearrarge; to command Helna Mercedes.
Comander F. N Freeman, detached Colorado;
to commander, torpedo flotilla, Padfle Fleet.
Commander H. J. Ziegemeler. detached com
mander.! torpedo flotilla. Padnc Fleet; to general
board. Navy JJepartmrnr, waamogiou. u. v..
Lieut. Commander Z.-E. Brim, detached Oregon;
to Colorado.
Llent. C. O. Davy, to Bureau of Narlgatioc
'N'aty Departmant. Washington, D. Q, Beptent-
Lleut. (Junior ira A- R Bernhard. deUmed
Baleh; to N'avy Yard. Waahlnfton. t. C Sep
tember 1. IMS.
Lieut, (junior grade) Clarence Oulbracaon, com
missioned 'from June S. WIS. .
Lieut, (junior grade) V. C. Onfna. eisaoilattooed
from Jane S, .1.
Lieut. (Junior grade) W. J. Burtla. eommlatrotvid
from June . 1W ,.
Ueut. (hauor grade) O. O. Bagen. commis
sioned from Msrcb T. MIS.
Ueut (Junior grades D. V. Beary. commis
sioned tram March 7. WIS.
Lieut. (Junior grade) B. P. Curley. eonunlV
sloned from Jane t. HI
Ueut. Junior trade) J. H. Fl. commis
sioned from Jose I. 111.
Ueut. (Junior grade) EIHoU Budbnaster. commie
stoned from June ItlJ.
Ueut- (Junior grade) U L. Buster, ccmmlssioned
from June 113. . .
Ueut. (Junicr grade) H. K. Fatrkar. enamiaaioned
from June 11. .. ,
Lleert. (Junior gradei A. OL Bensttt. eommls
afanM from June .191 "
Uest. (Junior grade) W. D. Taylor,
from June AS.
Lieut, tlaater grade) I X.. UavWtr. eonnev
Uowtdfrora Job- . VS.
Ueut. (Junior grade) Of C.
toned from Jane 8. H- '
Usttt. .(Junior grade) nt I
Saved .tresn Jane -Ue.-
The Attorney General, accompanied
by his two sons, Thomas W. Gregory,
Jr.. and Nalle Gregory, have left
Washington for a three weeks' fish
ing trip In the vicinity of Norcross,
Me. Mrs. Gregory and her daughters
will remain at Monterey. Pa., where
they are spending the summer.
The Russian Ambassador and lime.
Bakhmeteff and Mrs. William Draper
were among the Interesting folk who
occupied boxes at the concert given
by the Russian orchestra at Newport
for the benefit of the Russian Red
Cross.
Commander I. V. Mishtowt. naval
attache of the Russian Embassy, is
at the Plaia In New York City.
Among the luncheon guests at the
Bhoreham yesterday were the Brltisn
Ambassador and Lady Sprlng-RIce.
Secretary of War Garrison, Assistant
Secretary of War Breckenridge. Mr.
C. S. Hanlln. Mr. Walter Penfield. Mr.
Boax Long, Mr. T. F. Logan. Mr. L.
Brown. Mr. and Mrs Alexander Brlt
ton. Mrs. H. H. Armstead. Mrs. B.
Armstead Davis. Miss Gladys Hinckley
and Mr. Hinckley.
Mrs. Wilson wife of Mr. Joseph It.
Wilson, brother of the President, and
their daughter. Miss Alice Wilson, lert
last evening for Virginia Beach, where
they will spend two weeks with a
party of friends at the Fitzhugh Cot
tage. On their return they will oc
cupy their apartment at the Washing
ton, In Baltimore.
Mrs. Edward W. Eberie. wife of Capt,
Eberle. U. S. N commandant of the
Navy Yard, will leave Washington today
for Philadelphia, where she wll be the
guest of "her brother-in-law and sister.
Capt J. J. Knapp. U. S. N.. command
ant of the League Island Navy Yard,
and Mrs. Knapp.
Commander Klchlsaburo and Mr. Hl
roshl, of the Japanese Embassy, are at
New Cliffs, Newport.
Senator Le Baron Colt, of Rhode Is
land, and Mrs. Colt, who have been at
Bretton Woods, N. H., will leave for
Newport today.
Miss Katherine Knight daughter of
Rear Admiral Austin M. Knight who Is
spending the summer at Newport where
Admiral Knight is stationed. Is visit
ing in New York.
Mrs. John A. Logan. Jr.. has left Lenox
for a stay In the White Mountains.
Miss Glayds Hinckley, who has spent
the last few days In Washington, re
turned yesterday to Rehobeth Beach.
where she and her mother, Mrs. Robert
Hinckley, are passing the summer.
Miss Maude Wetmore is the guest of
Mrs. J. Plerpont Morgan at Newport
Mrs. Charles Howry was among the
guests at a luncheon given by Mrs.
Norman E. Mack at the Franclsca
Club In San Francisco In honor of Mrs.
John Miller Horton. of Buffalo.
Mrs. George W. Cochran and Miss
Margaret L. Cochran, of Staunton. Va..
have arrived at the Shoreham where
they will spend some time.
Mrs. Helen Barker arrived yesterday
at Upper Saranac Lake, where she is
the guest or Mr. and -Mrs. .mi lion c
Work at their camp.
Mrs. William Greenwald. who Is vis
iting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. An
drew Ward. In Portland, Me., was the
guest of honor at a luncheon given by
Miss Margaret Staples.
The American Ambassador to Japan
and Mrs. George W. Guthrie were the
guests of honor at a dinner given by
Capt Asher Carter Baker In San Fran
cisco. The other guests were Mr. and
Mrs. H. A. van Coenen Torchlana.
Consul General and Mrs. Yasutaro
Yamawakl and Mrs. C D. Corcoran.
The Ambassador and Mrs. Guthrie
have been In San Francisco for several
weeks.
Countess Moltke-Hultfeld. formerly
Miss Bonaparte, of this city, has taken
a villa at Biarritz, where her husband.
Count Moltke. and the children al
ready have preceded her. The American
Minister and Mrs. Egan gave her a
farewell dinner recently at Copen
hagen, at which all the representatives
of the allies were present On the fol
lowing evening Mr. and Mrs. Egan
gave a second dinner in nonor or nis
serene highness Prince Sayn-Wlttgen-steln-Sayn
and Capt Totten, the new
military attache, and Mrs. Totten. The
guests were the diplomats from Ger
many and Austria and tho few neutral
nations.
Mrs. V. L. Capron and Miss Edith
Lafferty. of Denver, Colo., are at the
Shoreham for a short stay.
Mrs. William F. Fullam and daugh
ter. Miss Rhoda Fullam, who have been
spending the month of August at New
port, will return to their home at An
napolis the first part of September. Miss
Fullam left Newport a few days ago
with Mrs. Joseph E. Widener on the lat
ter' yacht, the Josephine, for a short
cruise, and will be met In New York by
Mrs. Fullam.
They will be guests at the Vanderbllt
for a few days before returning home.
where they will be Joined the latter part
of next month by Rear Admiral Fullam,
who Is now at San Francisco In com
mand of the squadrdh.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Brewster and Mrs.
Edward C- Walker are staying at the
Hotel Asplnwall at Lenox. Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Drexel Biddle.
Jr., who are visiting Mr. and Mrs. James
B. Duke at Newport, were the guests
of honor at a dinner given by Mr. and
Mrs. Craig Biddle.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. McLean en
tertained at dinner last eenlng In their
cottage at Bar Harbor.
Gen. Horace Porter waa one of the
guests at a large dinner party given by
Mr. and Mrs. Lyman B. Kendall, of New
York, at the Malvern Hotel at Bar Har
bor. A marriage of wide interest took place.
Wednesday afternoon at Worcester.
Mass.. when Miss Sarah Louise Wood,
of that city, became the bride of Judge
Walter Evans, of Louisville. The cere
mony was performed by the Rev. Dr
Charles Brown, elder of the Church of
the Unity, at the bride's residence.
Judge Evnns has been a Judge of th
United States District Court of Western
Kentucky for sixteen years. Before that
he served two terms In Congress and
was United States Commissioner of In
ternal Revenue.
Mr. Lawrence Townsend. at one time
Minister to Belgium and Portugal, and
Mrs. Townsend. with their daughter. Miss
Yvonne Townsend, and Mr. Townsend's
niece, Mrs. Franklin Townsend, have ar
rived In Ottawa, for a week's visit at
Government House as the guests of the:
Duke of Connaught governor general ol
Canada, the Duchess of Connaught and
Princess Patricia.
Mr. Townsend and his family have
been summering at Hague, their country
place on Lako eGorge. where they will
return after the completion of their stay
I with the Duke and Duchess of Con
I naught and a short trip to Montreal and
Quebec They will come to Washington
about the middle of September.
Mr. and Mrs. Amos S. Musselman an
nounce the marriage of their daughter,
Blanche Mitchell Burnell. to Mr. Charlea
Alden Chase, of New York, formerly of
Haverhill. Mass.. last Saturday. at
Grand Rapids. Mich.. The wedding, at
which only members of the Immediate
family were present took place at an
unexpectedly early date, as Mr. and Mrs.
Chase will sail for South America early
In September.
Representative and Mrs. Clement
Brumbaugh sailed from Nagasaki. Ja
pan. August 3). after having Isited
Hawaii, the Philippines. Chlnn. Japan.
Korea, and other points. Mr. Brum
baugh was a member of the Congres
sional Committee which spent twenty
days in Hawaii, thirty-three das In
the Philippines, and six dajs In China.
Miss Eleanor Gannett daughter of Mr.
S. S. Gnnnett and Mr. Clarence Birds
eye, of New York, were married on Sat
urday morning at the home of the bride's
parents. Only the members of the two
families were present The Rev. Dr.
Patrick Murphy, rector of St Michaels'
and AH Angels', performed the cere
mony. The bride wore a gown of white net
lace and carried a shower bouquet of
Bride roses and lilies of the valley.
There were no attendants and the bride
and bridegroom left imedlately after
Ward for their wedding trip. The go-ing-away
gown was a smart cloth suit
of dark blue, with hat to match. Their
future home will be In Labrador. Mr.
Blrdseye's parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. F.
Birdseyc, and his sister. Miss Marian
Blrdseye, came on for the wedding.
Mrs. Upshur Moorhead is visiting her
bro'ther-ln-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Roberts. Jr.. at their home in
Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Roberts, who
have been spending the summer at their
cottage In Cape May. returned last week
from a cruise to Atlantic City and Beach
Haven on their yacht, Kilkenny.
Mr. Emory Winshlp. of Macon, Ga.. Is
a guest at the Shoreham.
Mrs. John Jacob Astor will return to
Newport from Bar Harbor for the enter
tainment to be given tomorrow evening
at Hill Top Inn for the benefit of the
Lafayette Fund, of which Mr. Francis
Roche is secretary. She will be among
the patronesses.
Wednesday evening. September S. Is the
date which has been decided upon for the
marriage of Miss Evelyn Randolph
Meade, niece of Mr. and Mrs. Drayton
Hill Meade, of the Plains. Fauquier
County. Va.. to Mr. Thomas Marshall
Forsyth, of Baltimore, son of the late
Robert Wright Forsyth and Mr. Forsyth,
of this city. Owing to mourning In the
family, the ceremony will be performed
quietly at 6 o'clock at Grace and Trinity
Protestant Episcopal Church at the
Plains by the Rev. Dr. E. L. Woodward,
rector of the church. Mr. Robert W.
Forsyth, Jr., will be best man. There
will be no reception following the mar
riage. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Caldwell and Miss
Caldwell, of Birmingham. Ala., are
spending a few days at the Shoreham.
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