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dissatisfy tli There u toward perf satiable; it i: is always a When y fitted for a 1 The ox the stage cc press?the c descent / your foretat One htn have seeme< more appall to the laymo It is lest buffeting an Three y< gaping crow ordained to i pair of hulki will appear t You dor are beginnin m m v minds about mttffinmnnttmms 8 Indian Won SNROmSD among the staff of clerks at the Indian office is an Indian woman, Mrs- Marie L~ Baldwin, who, strangely, assists in the settlins of claims brought against the government by people engaged in furnishing supplies to her own people of the leservatior.s. While thoroughly cultured and. as she laughingly expressed it, "nuite civilized," Mr-. Baldwin is none the less an Indian, and 1'ncle fc'utn rather * ? ' ' em 1?n\ tromn foirnhcc f I I V - J - w llilll- < 11 v/.l I i I' v.an \ un, |U|( displayed iii putting a "redskin" where tiie vital interests of the race are coni f rnt-d. Not that the .alher handsome, splendidly-complexioned won: a a deserves this appellation, for her face is an enviable olive tint, her hair soft and brown, with a slight tendency to wave, and only in the eyelids, when they are momentarily lowered to be quickly opened again?in itself a woodsman's habit?is the tlnfce ot MKS. MAR IK I.. HAI.DWIV :aint crimson revealed. * * * 1 '.u' she is an Indian, all the same, as s|?e proudly declared, even trough she lines' sjieak Kngllsh without an accent. Which recalls an interesting bit of infurination volunteered by her when pialsed for this accomplishment. "Indians never have an accent." she announced, "unless they have learned French or Spanish before the Knglish and permit a reminiscent hint of them to <refp in. Our own language, you know, is made up of dead monotones, with each syllable uronounced, an.l it enables us to speak alien tongues with whatever accei.i they icquire." Siie ciiats as riadily in French as in her childhood tongue; indeed, far more so. sir.ee, she confessed with reluctance, through an utter lack of Indian companionship her knowledge of tiie latter is departing. For five years she has been here at Washington trying to like living In what she calls "stuffy rooms," although thai, meant a six-chamber apartment. "Now. when I go near my ow n people," ah# admitted. "I discover whole sentences of which I know not the meaning. And that u> a disgrace. Some time ago 1 w as * Yoi ou are quite satisfi le rest of us. No m i no end to the Gre ection?you can nev s a flame to be fed ' xigher target for you ou succeed at one ta 'oftier aspiration. cart would never h \ach would never In andle dip would nev j?if self-complacet hers. ndred years ago th d fairy tales. The ing to contemplate in of the '60s. s than a century si d pitching and tossi ears ago the docks o d, wonderstruckb the background by i in contrast to whi lriviai. There is ah 1't know what you c g to believe In impo men with visions. tffiffifflffitntmtnma rxrr i r lan worKs ror sent on a sort of special trip for the office among the Indians and I realized then that I am becoming frightfully far away from them. I actually was timid at night?I. N-Dan-Sis, meaning the daughter of a chief, who slept in tents until I was fourteen years old and never feared to tramp the woods alone! "Actually, here"?she waved a hand to indicate the apartment at ??th and_ H streets northwest, where the Interview was given?"I am at times uneasy because it is almost on the street. But I remember I have my Indian clubs and then feel safe." 9 a "fan you use them?" she was asked. Into her face came the same look of utter contempt for such ignorance as would dominate a pearl diver if asked if he could swim. Of course she could, and woe unto any luckless burglar who breaks in under the fond delusion that he is bothering the household gods of a paleface. Mrs. Baldwin can shoot, too, with a bow and arrow. She told how as a child she was thought rather clever with them, hut had not done any archery work for years until two summers ago. whpn she attended the Chautauqua. "Some ladies were endeavoring to try their skill with the bow and I was persuaded to make an attempt. And I must admit that I rather spoiled their further interest in the sport. It all came back to me like a flash. It is the same with riding a horse. All the time 1 have been cooped up in Washington? where for financial reasons I am very glad to be cooped?I have had to do without such pleasure. Here only the wealthy may ride. But about a month ago I decided to get out on horseback. I made the most extensive preparations. Ileally it is enough to cause laughter, how 1 had to get myself ready as compared with the old method of merely climbing up onto the horse and starting. "1 was told that the exercise would make me painfully stiff, as it had been years sin <e I rode, but I determined to go anyway. Well, my ride lasted for several hours, and yet the next day I wa - as easy In my body as though I had merely rocked in a cradle. Some one at the office told rne It was the Indian ability to overcome fatigue quickly." In nothing did Mrs. Baldwin more strongly display her remoteness from the palefaces than the willingness to tell her age. She even volunteered it. a e * "Among the Indians a woman is proud to be older and look younger than people would think," she explained. But, all the same, she would be put down as one who. admitting to so much, must surely be more. At any rate, she was born in Pembina. N. I.?.. whpn that section was mostly given over to wilderness and army posts. The place itself was occupied by soldiers and little N-Dan-Sis early learned to know and like the white people. Her mother had married John Bottineau, who combined I'ri n h Huguenot blood with his American ancestry,and who. even when she was still a littie child, had bocome a power tor speech among the Indians. He studied law, became a judge advocate in Minneapolis, and is now attorney for the Turtle mountain hand of Chlppewas, of which Mrs. Baldwin's mother was a member. ller grandmother was a full-blood, but an unusually intelligent woman, and one who dared venture beyond the limitations of the Indian women about her. She gave up the wigwam for a log hut when the grandchild was still being carried in a "cradle board," as the queer straight piece of wood In whicli the Indian mother carries her baby is called. Here Mrs. Baldwin often visited, and she tells most entertainingly of how, when her family had moved away to what is "now Osseo, a small town about thirteen miles _ from . Minneapolis, they used to make the long trip in midwinter across i Can 1 4 ied with yourself y ind at rest can do it at Road. You can er reach it. Real a with fresh fuel ever] ir aim. is!;, it simply proves tave grown into the ive become the mile er have brightened ii icy had blunted the e commonplaces of s Dreadnought is i than the crude Men nee the first steam ing across the Atlan f Liverpool were thi y the monster Lusit the approaching le ich her thirty-five t van room for 1 an do until you try ssibilities. We are Uncle Sam 8! 1[M J ; bleak, frozen country to visit this same i grandmother. ] "I remember when I was thirteen years i old we made it in December," she said. < "and camped for weeks in the open. Of , course, the tents were made warm with ; furs and skins and we dressed in them, < too. When I think of the valuable furs i we regarded just as so much protection < against the cold, and what they cost now, it makes me sick. Sometimes the 1 thermometer was so far below zero that j you probably wouldn't believe me if I told you. Yet we never minded the cold. , I love the woods anyway, and in win- j ter they are best. I * ( * * i "We traveled in settlers' wagons then, and when we tired of riding would walk ( for hours at a time. I never used to j think anything of going for a little stroll , of ten miles before I came to Washing- j ton. This summer," smiling reminiscent- 1 ly, "I went to Niagara Falls with a 1 woman irienu rrom tne omce. And let 1 me tell you that a five-mile walk, was all 1 I could do, which, for an Indian woman, ' is humiliating." ' One delusion she cleared up?that the ' Indian has no sense of humor. Her own ' is so keen as to make it worthy of coin- '< nient. She happened one day to be s browsing about in a local book store, 1 when she discovered a highly colored picture of two papooses snugly fastened into i their cradle board and smiling upon the i ???????i??J? ' g Mm. llaldwln in Indian l)rr?<i. a i world in general. To tlie lay mind it was u just the usual gaudy picture of Indian a babies. But Mrs. Baldwin perceived thai i it was unquestionably reproduced from c an accurate photograph. "Kver.v detail of arrangement and dress > and coloring was correct, which." she u explained, "was r-markable. for after all i the study of Ind'an life they will persist t in the grossest of mistakes, ? ucli as put- 1 ting a feather in Pocahontas' hulr," etc. l The interviewer tried to look equally 1 disgusted and thooen anvhodv ouch" c to know better than that, but Mrs. Baldwin was not deceived. Ii "You, too. thought that was as it t should he." she accused "and yet an a Indian woman never w ?t? ? feather r qu'll s'uok into her hra'ds. Ma.vhe in t play she might for a moment put one t there just as you would ;i r? sc. bvt net I as a custom. But to return to those ha- ? hies. One of them h*?d on the wide si'k and nlnsh sas'i fold-d across Ids fat little bodv. a flerv rc'ndee" dope in marvelous hendwerk. The i.tlior baby wore the huge outlines of ? tu-tle. And they 1 are the totems of mv faniilv. * s* "T'ndernenth h'a picture w?s nrHted. 'Of the Ojibwa Tribe.' and it is to that I a belong. Originally that was the correct t spelling My theory is that the French, f from trying to pronounce Chlp-pewa, a Alws yy neroer ou'll be gift to s best. only advance mbition is znr day. There that you are motor car? -a-minute exnto the incaneagernessof to-day would not one whit imac seemed packet came tic. 'onged with a ania, already lunching of a thousand tons , rment. to do it. We changing our rradually brought about this change, m kVell that totem indicates my house. It I s the equivalent of a paleface's coat of J irms. Always each Chippewa who is reated to me uses it. Not"wrlnkling her isually somber black eyes?"because they ^ ire related to me, understand. This is I * ? x.J a 1 ? * - I ja.ini.ea ana worKfa onto everyming. in 'arlably it adorns the sash of the pa- I >oose. -And often it is cut Into the cradle J toard. "Incidentally, you know, I am con- ir I'lnced that the reason the white women ^ [ meet are so much readier than I to lake advantage of opportunities Is because they start life facing it, seeing tr svery thing before it comes to them: but ai is an Indian baby, strapped to my moth- ir jr's back, I never saw anything until it ? nad got by me?making my hind sight . splendid, but my foresight very poor." Mrs. Baldwin told how the Indians ts would relate legends by the hour for the st ittle children. pl "I did not have any Mother Goose or Alice in Wonderland," she said, "but I lad stories of great warriors and fabled s' ights between men and wild animals, or, bi leeds of self sacrifice and of the punshment that comes to " "Liars?" asked the caller, with a mem>ry of such juvenile warnings. "Oh, no; because you see Indians never a lied until white men taught them how. bi Due's word was always one's word. No, jj t was against selfishness. And also careessness. I am sure it will surprise many :o learn that an Indian woman's hair ci oust be most glossy and neatly braided bi jnless she would have the censure of n] ler tribe. To have strands of hair stickng out anywhere from the head or any uiggestion of unkemptne*s. such as one la notes in this reign of puffs, means that c i woman is an abandoned, neglected n, . quaw. Such a one wears hers rough, while the other women take keen pride in laving everything about it tidy. Nor is t customary to deck the head with numerous beads and chains and such truck, tl * . Tkl -T* I-" * 111 "I cannot imagine where the illustrators o) ;et tlieir irlea of female Indian head hi lresse.*. They wear a handkerchief' or j,j diver chain drawn across the brow, or al naybe a row of beads, a single row. but lothing like the conglomeration I see en Q( :he stage and in books." SI Returning to the subject cf flres'di gi tories Mrs. Baldwin told how often the ln larrator would draw quaint scenes to Pj Ilustrate his tale and how very fre- fl, luently the ones found cut in rocks are F eally caricatures and, while derided by a jehite folk for their lack cf proper pro- ||j lorth ns, are in the class with the ablormal cartoons prcduced by some newc- th japer artists. th Osseo, where Mrs. Baldwin lived as a ;irl, was first named Bottineau prairie aJ ifier her paternal grandfather. He was C1 he llrst settler there, later leading the rc lamous Clark expedition and many no- ?' able pioneer parties through the west. jn ihe used to go into Minneapolis, to school, (1, nd from there spent several years study- H ng at St. Joseph'^ Academy at St. Paul. nd later attended school for two years ei it Winnepeg. Her father was tiaveling ^ ncessantly. and she very frequently aoompanled him. hi Mrs. Baldwin married a "pale face." a*" w he termed him. and lived for a number 111 >f years in Minneapolis. When she found t necessary to work she obtained a posiion in tlie government. Her -father m lere. very old, but still al rt of mind and ed letermlned to carry on the work he has legun. Two years ago her paternal un- ca le, also named Bottineau, di; d here. lei ",f- 1 - * :?? I - i r? .? j V, ne is mjii uuneu litre, Airs, uaiuwiu J" amented. "but when 1 can I shall see j" hat he Is taken home. No matter where J" in Indian dies he inust he taken back to *}J est with his fathers, you know. For all Qu ny civilization. I remember taeh /lay hat he is still in alien ground ani that ain r< sponsible for his being interred imong his own." A Roosevelt Epigram. ^ t? R. ROOSEVELT, in one of his ad- he VI dresses in New York's East Side last w nonth. made a neat epigram. sa "The difference bet ween.a politician and l statesman is this," he said. "A pdli- P> I clan wants the people to do something In' or him, and a statesman want* to 4o 1 iomelhing for the people." de ays D t Kaufma They are 1 1 lion nas seen beheld in his ei A new ra< turers who da and empires. The limit of his life and There is The Hills of < toiled so high distance. Don't wis far more coa Here and the foolishly, blind north and to millions of acr The plowt of America. 1 your utmost t new still waii surgeon?an project for tl IMVf WIIUHii It is neve MAN HAS J Delegate From A [N the summer of 1893 Tom Grady, a sturdy young sheepman, was shot in the back and killed toy a desperado Mexican sheepherder named , Jose Garcia. The crime was com iltted fifty mfleB west Of PtagstafT, Ariz. party headed by the sheriff of Coconio aunty, made a four-day search for the ail of the Mexican, failed to find it nd gave up the hunt. The sheepmen iduced young Ralph Cameron, now deleate to the House of Representatives, i whom they had vast confidence, to ike up the abandoned chase. Then :arted a six-week pursuit of almost unrecedented hardships that illustrate the ualities of the man who brought to a iccessful conclusion the twenty-five-year attle that the territory has waged for :atehood. Cameron took the trail six days after le crime had been committed. He has theory that a murderer always goes tick to his old home and his own people. e cited the Charlton case as a recent cample of the truth of this theory. The ime was committed west of Flagstaff, ut New Mexico, the original home of the. lurderer, was to the east. The Mexican MS* *A AO Of thot ui M iv paoo mi vufjn Ltiuv TTitvi ?? iuvii iy between Flagstaff and the tJrand anyon of the Ldttle Colorado to the orth. Cameron set out to the north and east, i ius gaining many days. On the great < lain between waterholes he abandoned 5 Is horses and circled on foot in search l a trail. He picked up the track of a ( abnailed shoe, where there are only t avajo Indians, and knew that he was ' fter liis man. He followed the trail for days, eating ) castonally at the camp of Indians, and < eeplng by night without blankets on the i -ound. One night he had gone to sleep t the sand In a gully with his hat for a t How. A storm broke in the mountains < sove hint, and lie awoke to lind himself ^ mting down the gully and his hat gone. < or days the rain poured. All trai es of t trail were obliterated. He decided to f jrry on to Al-buquerque. whith.er he ielt 1 s quarry gone. He walked thirty iles to the railroad. Here he found i mt the freshets had washed out bridges 1 lat put a hundred miles of railroad out t ' comm sslon and made t.ie streams t ipassable for a horse. He pushed on t 'oot, ragged, hatless, hungry. He ( imbed over spans that had been rail- f >ad bridges, but were now but strings ' rails that connected the batiks. At the end of live days he plunged ' to Hell's Half Acre, a section of Albulerque Inhabited by outlaw Mexicans, e found a sheepherder who he had town in Arizona and who was an of fiii-.-rva. thrt murderer. This exlcan had sttn the outlaw the nignt "fore Cameron spent a wet k searcher Albuquerque without success. lie ent to Los Vegas. The man he wanted id been there also, and he found that urteen years before he had been roared to a woman who lived in a sett eent thirty miles out of town. lie fail1 to tind him there, however. But he set a Out-liman to watch the .nip and continued his search, which t d through portions of Texas, much of ew Mexico, and particularly into Gay- 1 a Canyon, the lawless rendezvous of e e worst gang of Mexicans the west tl is ever known. Here he spent rive a l>'s facing a fight to the death If his. l.-sion was discovered and a no less n I'cate situation if he found his man. a * 11 * # tl Finally he received word from his jteliman that Garcia had come into the b mp of his former wife; had come back It ime, as murderers always do. Cain- s on picked up another Mexican who was n id to be willing to undertake anything h om murder down for He sur- b ised the camp at daybreak, captured his a an and chained him to the hireling. g But in Los Vegas he encountered a very ? licate situation. It was at just the a n Hof tn having a remarkab more impr ritire reign. :e of giants is in th re to dream in full of man's power is o the breadth of his c no such thing as t Chance constantly c but that he could h for the opportunit !ntless. The whole re a few millions < lly pushing and striv the south and to 1 es calling to the bui thare has stabbed lei [f you live to be as < hroughout the centt ting for a pioneeruntried fabric for lie engineer?an o r too late to ascent VST BEGUN TO rizona Once a W time when the better element was making a determined stand against the outlaws, but had not yet won- Its fight. That week ten Mexican bad men had been indicted and the community was near civil war. Cameron had lost even his commission and warrant and was entirely I | J Hi ^1*^, fl| RALPH H. CAMERON. without requisition papers. But he was Jetermined on kidnaping his prisoner nto Arizona. The Mexicans got word of .his and the Americans were informed. The train passed through at ."> o'clock, 'ameron put his prisoner in a hack, he renegade still chained to the hireing. and planned to reach the depot as he train was just ready to pull out. rhis he did successfully, but. inifortutately. the engine had broken down, and t delay of two hours followed. The Americans were drawn u;> on one side oi' he tracks and the Mexicans on the other, ind ail seemed ready for a battle royal, 'ameron climbed on the top of ihs hack with a double-barreled shotgun and delared that he would shoot the legs off he first man who batted an eye. So he sat for two hours, made his bluff good md got away with his prisoner. But there was yet another difficulty j lhead of him. The news of his success lad reached Flagstaff, and all the sheep nen for a hundred miles around were here to welcome him and. Incidentally, i o hang- the Mexican. But Camion was letermined that tiie prisoner should be tiven a trlul. So liis hand was turned i The Social Se of Stat Wdll.i: the President of these I"nited Stales enjoys his soci 1 secretary and Mr'. Tuft has her "l>oi;doir cabinet," a coterie o" Was lingtjon s ldshjnable women who help the first lady of lie land arrange her social program, and very government of any consequence In he world employs one per.-onage of rank s a social secretary, oar State Departlent is fully equipped along similar lines nd is capable of discharging its peeuar social obligations through practically he same medium. If one goes t.o the great, grim-looking uilding and asks for the social secretary r e will in all likelihood be told that no a uch person ex'sts, never had existed and * ever will. But a short time spent with t eads of the various departments and v ureaus will convince one that the social v menitles are carried out with all due re- t ard In the matter of precedence and ii ther multitudinous details that, mean li lucli when taken into consideration that s ter ? tCepyrfcht. le inning this centur it in a year than K ie breed?huge-court riot nil npw sri&ncei nly to be calculated tutlook. complete or lasting >ffer new peaks, f [ see a still harder < ies of your father. \ continent is still a >f people are packe ing and struggling? the west, there are llder to come and re ?than one- eighth of ild as Methuselah, s tries, there would I ?an unsolved prot the weaver?an u verlooked opportun I. The universe is : THINK. * m m .ff i iid West 2>tieritt: against the very men who had sent him ( on ills mission. He was forced to pro- ( tecl the prisoner against his friends. ( Through persuasion and the maintenance of a determined front lie succeeded ( in this, and in the end brought his man , to trial and conviction. ( m * "Catching murderers is no difficult i task," says Cameron. "If a murderer is 1 given time to reflect upon his crime he . is unnerved by what lie lias done. An. ] officer of the law is in little danger 1 from the outlaw if that outlaw is a ma- ] ture man. It is the boy of eighteen who j is dangerous. Hut they can all be gotten < if the officer goes out with the determi- ] nation not to return until the. job is 1 done. Every job can be carried to a sue- ' cessful completion. I never went after a man in all my career as sheriff that I did not get lilm. Yet I have no more courage than the next man, and this ( was not the necessary quality. The only need is a determination to finish the 1 job." s Ralph Cameron had finished every Job < he had undertaken in Arizona and tac- , kled that of heating Mark Smith for s Congress. The territory was strongly * democratic and Mark Smith knew every ? individual in its borders and tiiey all 1 loved liim. But Cameron finished this 1 job also and came to Congress. I His new job was that of getting statehood. He had said he would get it and that if he failed he would not static for ' re-election. It was simply a task to be 1 completed. New to Washington, not a t lawyer, he set about the task. The eon-sideration that a mere delegate from a^ teiritory with no vote receives did not * carry 1dm far. But he persistently turned up about the committees and got, the 1 car of men of power. He was earnest and 1 determined. He made a good impression. 1 Hp made friends. He persisted. 1 Probably the best of his stunts was thai of kidnaping Postmaster General 1 Hitchcock. That was a year ago. The 1 Postmaster General had already formed c a liking for vacations in Arizona, and H Cameron nave him two months of the best camping of his life and showed him tne country. At the end of that " two months the astute Postmaster General was a ribald statehood enthusiast. e The men of the east in Congress were opposed to the territories.* Probably no- c body but the Postmaster General could J have brought these eastern members around. But he did it. He went on the f1 floor of the House and pleaded for state- 1 hood. He was closeted many an hour a with the New England senators. He ' oiled the wheels. Cameron had kidnaped J1 lihn without requisition papers, but It was a part of the job that was m l.e ^ finished. ^ cretary :e Department; lie State Department is tlie most puncilious arm of the povernment service. 551 liplomats must lie known; their rank mist be shown every courtesy that one ^ government is expected to extend anit Iter's representatives. Tliis trying task in all of its forms is inder the persona) supervision of ("hand- tl er Hale, third assistant secretary of ^ state. Mr. Hale is t lie real social secre- a. ary. He discharges these duties and at ^ he same time is chief of the division of ai vestcrn European offairs. ' * * ir a: ' A Upon his shoulders falls the duty of ar- c| anging the multifarious and. at times, fo ipparently trivial details in connection Si villi the visits and receptions of foreign trinces, ambassadors, ministers and en- q oys when guests of the government or g| vhen traveling unofficially. He meets v< hem at the wharf or at the station, and j" 3 in continual touch with them until they JQ save the country. He acta as the per- r, onal representative of the President, and tr t-j- - . . ?* >. 1910. by Herbert IiirmUi y. Civiliza[ing George &ged advertf, industries by the span perfection. lo man ever climb in the our own are virgin land, d into cities, while to the millions and ar his stones. the expanse triving to do >e something tlem for the inthought - of ity for the in its youth, f greets them in the name of the CMrf States. From the entertainment of the MCSHei Prince Suun. brother of the Regent of China, to the dusky Sultan of 8ulu. beth of whom visited here recently, do the seL-lal secretary's duties extend. Innumerable notables come here on official or pri vate oueuness, ana mey mun o? w?ilomed according to their ranks. The moft ir:?'ai deviation from the established etl rjurtte may be construed as an intentional slight and Involve the nation. Great countries have been forced to apologize fo insignificant blunders on tlie part of their reprc sentatives. Not only must the social secretary he a nan of unusual diplomatic acumen, but he must possess an Insiglit into the customs and etiquette in vogue in practlcill every court in the universe. The I.til South American republics are just as pai Licular about the reception tendered their ?nvoys as are the dominant powra of Europe. Last an oversight occur, the social secretary must be 011 tbe job at all times. -A Take, for example. tlie triendiy. or official visit of a representative of any for;ign power. When he leaves his native shores the State Department is advised af the fact. It is known in advance jvlial steamer he will sail by and when she will dock at New York. This in- < ormation is turned over to Mr. lfale, and le gets busy immediately. The rank of lie coining visitor is hunted up through lie channels of the d- partmeut. which contain records of every foreigner of lote. The arrangements are made for lis reception and Mr. Hale meets him at .he dock. In case the prince or carl, or whatever le happens to be, wishes to proceed to Washington immediately, Mr. Ilale Is barged with seeing that the arrangeno.ts are perfect, and the gin st Is niach u feel at home, so to speak. 1'pon arrlvng here, the visitors' credentials are urned over to t'.ie Secretary of State. If te is of high rank, the Secretary calls ipon him at his hotel or at the tmbajty u the country from which he comes. In my event .Mr. Hale accompanies him. He fore the visitor is received by the 'resident the chief executive signifies it what hour an interview would suit lis convenience. The meeting is arrangd by tbe social secretary. When on sightseeing trips around th? ity or down to Mount Vernon, a shrine isited by most foreigners. Chandler la:e goes along. He |>otnts out historic >lac< s. Rives his guest a smattering- of he history of the adjacent country, and dds in eveiy way possible to the comort of his charge. The Chinese prince ias accorded every courtesy that Mr. lale had at his command, and he left ? Vushingtcm impressed with tiie brand of nteriainment dished out by L'ncle Sain tticials. f * * * Charles Lee Cooke, a scion of an old laiyland family, assists Mr. Hale in arlng fcr the guests of the government, le also is versed In the latest wrinkles f governmental etiquette, knows "who's ho" and materially aids his c\iief. The etails are turned over to him, and ths act that he might be called under social ecretary speaks for his ability. At big official "doings" of any kind Ir. Cooke arranges the seating of the ivited guests in order of precedence, leinorable among these occasions was le memorial service iiem iit washing>n at the time; of King Edward's death. Ir. Cooke made a diagram of the pews nd was present when the guests nrved to tee that they occupied the place* ssigned them. In other words, he agjmed the part of official usher for the nie. being. Even when a personage of rank travels iccgnlto our sot I secretary and his isistanr are constantly on the qui vive. lthougli the ordinary workaday Amerims may not realize that a distinguished ireigner is within the confines of I'ncle im's domain. Chandler Hale knows it. id he keeps a viguant eye on him. jch an Incident us that which befell ueen Alexandra when she vlalted Belum Incognito recently would be ltn>ssible in this country. The queen's iggage was held up and examined ie port of entry, and she war subj< -tsd ' much embarrassment and delay. Ths ?1gian foreign office lost no time fB anamittlng an apology.