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THE WASHINGTON TBIES. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 24, 1915.
Iheashrngton Sraitf PUBLISHED EVERT EVENING (Including Sundays) Hy The Washington Times Company. THE MUNSET BUILDING. Penna Ae. FRANK A. MUXSEY, President. R. H. TITHERLVGTON, Secretarj. H. POPE, Treasurer. One Tear (IncludlnK Sunday). 13.50. lx months. Jl TB. Three Months. 90c 1JU.' frntered at the postofflce at Washlnston. 5 C. as second class mall matter. THURSDAY, SEPT. 24. 1914. SIGNS OF A DROUGHT. With warring armies trampling the vineyards of France and wineries converted into arsenals, the lover of th babbling glass may be compelled either to go dry or slake his thirst with products of less afflicted indus tries. The normal yearly consump tion of champagne in the United States is around a quarter of .1 mil lion cases, each containing one dozen quarts, or about one bottle to thirty fve inhabitants. It is quite certain that the vintage of 1914 will be as rare as the docta in the cellars of our connoisseurs, and there is also fear that the products of last season and of former vintage years of priceless value have been commandeered by thirsty invaders. The outlook for the confirmed champagne drinker is not of the rosiest, r.nd even now the reduced poppings along the Great White Way are costing appreciably more to the pop. There is some consolation for the thirsty in the fact that pro hibition has not yet put the wine growers of California entirely out of business and that beer is rtill brewed ir. plenty. While the war tax bill proposes to exactvcontribuuons from both those beverages the added cost should not be prohibitive of reason fble use, and, in any event, some people can put up with the hard cider tf New England. HELP F OR THE HELPLESS. Out in Detroit an organized pffort if tlready afoot to guard against the city becoming host to a ereat horde of unemployed the coming inter. It is proposed that an al 'lance if employers be formed, pledged to give preference, when t ploying labor, to citizens of De troit; specifically to those who can prove they have lived there six rr.cnths or more. It is believed that widespread i-iowledge of such a rule would pre vent thousands of unemployed from going to Detroit. Last winter the rumber of these was so great as to present a well-nigh insuperable problem to the municipal authorities. That sort of a regulation in all nties would of cciirse leave matters lust where they wercs at the begin r'ng; each community would have ts own unemployed to care for. ano rn the whole it would b3 easier than if they were shuffle.l about all over he country. Without doubt the coming winter is going to be a hard one for an unusually large number of people. Some early recognition of the prob lem, and measures for dealing with it wojld be creditable to municipal, Slate, and National Administrations. Politicians will gain little by shut ting their eyes to the problem, an nouncing that the country is pros perous, and insisting that there is ic problem of the uneniployed.iShijtf ting eyes to facts doesn't change the facts. The facts need not necessarily be a reproach to tnybody's politi cal party; but refusal to admit the. facts, and to act accordingly, will, be a decided reproach to every re sponsible authority. HOARDING BY BANKS. Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo l-as announced that Government de posits will not be extended further to banks which hoard cash instead of using it at reasonable rates for the accommodation of their cus tomers; and further, that he should ) refuse to make further issues of emergency currency to hanks which do not use it on reasonable terms for the benefit of business. It is manifestly impossible for the Government to relieve business by s.ny possible liberality with its own money or in issues of new currency, if the banks shall nullify these ef forts by hoarding cash. Complaints f this kind against the metropolitan banks were recently investigated in detail, and it was proved that there was no basis for the charges. South ern banks, however, arc charged with a like course in some cases, and the Secretary cf the Treasurj indi cates by the tono of his announce ment that he is convinced that in tome cases the charges are well grounded. This is a time that demands the utmost circumspection in the use of til the money and all the sound credit of the country. The South has been most insistent on getting help from the Governmenc, and from the community at la-ge in meeting the exigency presented by the loss of its cotton marke. The country is will ing and anxious that this help be ex tended; but it cannot possibly reach the needy masses of people if it is held up in transmission and used to fortify banks instead of relieve the needs of the banks' customers. Hoarding by banks is a practice closely related to the plan put o"t lately from one Southern financial center, and criticised in this paper, cf cutting off the banking accommo dations of planters unless they agree to do a certain kind of farming. It was proposed to ro.fuse credit facili ties to planters unless they agreed to reduce by one-half trfeir p!nnting3 cf cotton for next year's crop. That would, as has already been pointed out, amount to a most extraordinary use of the consolidated money power. Undertaken by the banks of New York or Chicago, it would be de nounced as the last tyranny of a con scienceless money trust. It is no more proper procedure for the pro vincial institutions of the section that is just now most urgent in the demand for financial support. It is not possible that hoarding or refusal of reasonable credit has been ery generally attempted. The ban:; vs a rule are in thj hands of men who know that such procedure would be ruinous. Those institutions that do not realize their obligations to their customers and to the public in terest in general, will be reminded fcharply by the vigorous criticism and the effective measures of the Secretary. DIPLOMACY'S DENIALS. The Times is in receipt of the fol lowing letter: ' Washington. D. C. Sept 23. 1SU. Dear S'r: I should be much obliged if you would kindly insert a notice in your tomorrow's issue stating that the inter view attributed to me and published In today's Washington Times is in no way correct. I emphatically deny that the views expressed therein conform to the statement I made. Believe me. dear sir. yours sincerely. BARON W. VON SCHOEN. Secretary to the German Embassy. Allusion in Baron von Schoen's letter is to an excerpt which The Washington Times used, from an in terview attributed to the baron, and published in the Washington Post of yesterday morning. The interview as published in the morning paper purported to describe the sentiments of the Japanese people toward Am erica, and represented those senti ments as hostile and highly antagon istic. Baron von Schoen had just arrived in Washington from Tokyo, where he had been, down to the beginning of the war between Germany and Ja pan, secretary of the German em bassy. The remarkable statement concerning the attitude of the Japa nese people began with this para graph: You mav safely say that the mass of the Japanese people believe that war with the United States Is inevitable. Throughout Japan there is an intense hatred of the American people. Much more, of the same kind, -followed. In accordance with the sound newspaper policy of verifying news in the highest quarters. The Times made inquiry to learn if Baron von Schoen had beon correctly quoted and had authorized the statement. Accordingly a trusted and experi enced member of The Times editorial itaff called the German embassy on the telephone and asked if the inter view as published in the Post was correct and authori-.d. He was as sured in the most unequivocal terms that the statement as it appeared in the Post was correct and was made for publication. The Times thereupon quoted the paragraph herein-prc.ientsd, together with some reflections of the attitude of the Washington Gove:nment :n the matter. It was pointed out that the State Department might ask the German embassy for an explanation of the interview. There was no possibility for Tha Times to do an injustice to tho Ger man diplomat, in view of the em bassy's assurance. Moreover, even without this assurance, the interview as published in the Post bcrc intern:tl evidences that strongly bcrc out the presumption of its substantial cor rectness. It was not the kind of an interview that even the most rabid critic of newspapers could presume the interviewer had manufactured. It happened that tnis expression attracted the attention and the wor. detment of other people than the edi torial staff of The Times. It was, in fact, a most improper emanation from a diplomatic quarter; and as Baron von Schoen has been assigned as secretary of his country's em bassy in Washington, it was not easily to be passed ovr. As a result of the belated discovery that an error had been perpetrated, Baron von Schoen now addresses to The Times his request for a correction. With the statement of the facts as here given, The Times is very willing to orecnt Baron von Schoen's letter to the public, and let it be judged on a fair view of all the circumstances. Tlvi or.linary pro cedure of blaming lh interviewer is quite familiar to the public; to say that the "reporter lied" has hen the traditional defense of the public man who discover.? that he has talked un fortunately. In th'i present insirncc the testimony decit'e.lly sustains the interviewer. His quotation rf Baron von Schoen was fully justified by the statement that th" German embassy irade to The Times. Diplomatic denials have been so numerous, and in so many cases so obviously merely diplomatic, that 1 there is little chance of the public failing to strike a reasonably arcu- rate average of judgment. The dip lomats have be-in entrusted, seem ingly, with the task of conducting a nropaganda to influence American c pinion one way or thu other. Al together tco many ill-considered statements have been given out in connection with this effort. It is rather too much to presume that th; newspapers will cheerfully assume the blame for mistakes of dip'omats who arc so ready to use the press for their paiticular purposes, and then to repudiate it when developments indicate that a faux pas has been committed. NEW MEXICAN REVOLT. The break between Villa and Car- ranza in Mexico has come at last in a definite fashion. It has been known for a long time that the two leaders of the revolt against Huerta were not in harmony, and American sentiment nas tended to the view that Villa represented the better un derstanding of Mexican needs, and the sounder program for rehabilita tion of the country. An incident, as might have been expected, led to the actual break between the two leaders. Back of the incident lies a maze of conditions which are but vaguely understood here. Whatever the merits, the Washington Government is placed in a most difficult position; but it must be kept in nind that its pos ition is not so grave as in the for mer revolt. There is at least the rssurance that this new affair will ,be, so far as it is the affair of the United States at all, exclusively our business. There will be no inter ference of other countries. What is quite as important, there will be no suspicion of foreign interference. It will be useless for intriguing political or business interests to attempt to scare the American public with the bogie of intervention. The other side of the world has its hands too full. It will be a fearful misfortune if another outbreak of ? ghting shall result from the present conditions. Carranza occupies much the same position that Huerta held a few weeks ago. He is in possession of the seat of government and the in struments of administration, hue the nrenonderanc.3 of military force is against him; probably, also, of public feeling. Villa has been amenable to suggestion and counsel from Wash ington, where Carranza has been the reverse; yet in the present situation Villa is placed in the position of be ing apparently wrong, while Car ranza, at least in the particular in cident which commands attention, seems to be within his rights. UTILIZING THETROLLEYS Mr. J. H. Sherman, superintendent of markets for the District, in the brief time of his official service, has impressed the community that 'he is exactly the right man in the right place; and a very important place it is. He has not conceived that the sum of his duty to the public was to be represented in the testing cf scales and occasional prosecutions of people who 'manipulated their bal ances to the purpose of buying at long and selling at short weights. Instead, he has set about the task cf providing the city with a public marketing establishment designed to bring producer and consumer to gether and to reduce and stabilize the cost of living. A day or two ago The Times commented on the effort of the Phil adelphia trolley corporations and the public market authorities to estab iish a great farmers' market in that city, to which supplies should be brought direct fiom the surrounding country by way of the network of trolley lines which ramifies the trib utary agricultural district. Mr. Sherman, in a letter to The Times observes that such a market is part of the general plan he has in con templation, and adds: The utilization of the trollev facilities of Washington and Mirrorndlng cou'i trv for tho improvement of quantity and qunlity of locally raised produce on the ashlngton market, lias been from the start an essential part of the mar ket syhtem vith which I hnre hoped to equip tho Distrut If popular approal and Congressional appropriations can 1- secured. We nerd trolley freight service In W nMilngtnn lietween midnight and 4 a. m ni.d for an hour or two later In tho day. for the return of empties and rmh outgoing freight tiaffle .1 may develop. An I undc-stand the case. legil oi strirlep now exist. Superintendent Sherman does not indicate in his letter the nature of the legal obstacles. Doubtless they are concerned mor; or leFS with the generally uneconomic system of operating two stieet car organiza tions in the city, and with the gen eral difficulties of making real pub lic service facilities out of business enterprises whose primary purpr.se is profit, and with .vhich the idea of giving the largest measure of service ir decidedly secondary. Yet the ad vantages of co-operation with the public authorities in so popular a program as this ought surely to ap peal to the managements of the street railways. The Times has enough confidence in the intelligence and right disposition of th" men who dominate the intramural anil ex tramural trolley services of the town to believe they will be glad to unite with the public authorities in such an enterprise as Superintendent Sher man has outlined. If they take a less public-spiritod view, it will pro ide one more argument in favor of public ownership. There if a wide field for utiliza tion of the interurban and rural trolley lines hereabouts, in serving a public market and injuring regu lar snd fresh supplies for it. The system of lines, while not r.c gool as many other cities can boast, is none the less far in advance of the measures that have been taken for its utilization in the public's behalf. MAIL BAG (From The Times Readers.) Communications to tho Mall Eas must be written on one side of the paper only, must not exceed ;C0 uords In length and mut be signed with name and address of the sender. The pub lication of letters In The Times' Mall Hag does not mean the endorsement by The Times of the opinions of the writer. The Mall Dag Is an open forum here the citizens of Washington can argue moot questions. To the Editor of THE TIMES I beg to o'ffer, through your paper, the free uX of my hall to any person, club or society, for the purpose of raising funds for the American Red Cross So ciety. The hall is large and well ven tilated, and can be used for luncheons, dances, entertainments, euchre parties, etc. Capacity 6"0 persons. Can be used three nights a week as long as desired. Trusting that my offer will be accepted, I am Yours respectfully, ROBERT T. HOY. Southern Hall, Eighth and G streets, southeast. To the Editor of THE TIME? If Germans think that such state ments as those appearing In your issue of Monday under the name of Joanna Bornsen are likely to do their cause any good, they are immensely mistaken. Tho whole poem shows forth clearly just exactly the spirit which has turned the world against Germany the deslro to "smite with the mailed list," In the beginning of this war Germany states In its diplomatic documents that it goes into conflict entirely on account of being, as art ally, bound to aid Aus tria. In this poem and In the state ments now coming from Germany tha icason is given that "Fiance would destroy German possessions," that "England is a traitor," and that "Bel glum is a traitor also." Now. not only is it Impossible to go to war for events which happen after Germany places her forces In tho field, but thesw statements by Germans aro so ridiculous that It must mean the writers are ignorant or suppose we Americans are. All know that Germany violated most shpmefullv Its written guarantee of Belgium's neutrality; that It Invaded France not France Ger many; and that England was not even prepared and would not ha'-e taken part except for Germany's perfidy In de stroying a weak nation, regarding its word of honor as a "scrap of paper." which meant nothing. The more of such arguments we get th worse Ger many's case looks. S. XL C. To the Editor of THE TIMES: That wonderful poem "The Day," printed in your paper at the request of "L. K XL" Is surely a masterpiece and no doubt will be recited by all Englishmen when they are gathered together In reminiscent war views. After reading "The Day" one Is left with the awful feeling of silent sor row for the woman thai is left In want. Apropos of this Is a poem en titled "The Way of a Woman." The poem not only makes us think of those left behind, but of those noble nurses of the Red Cross and those strong-hearted and wonderful Sisters of Jlercy, who have given up their all to go forward and do more than their duty in this awful war. The name of the author of "The Way of a Woman"' I do not know, but I came across it in a copy of the Baltimore Sun, and I submit It to your con sideration as many of your readers would no doubt enjoy reading It. Truly yours, IRVING XL GREY. The Way of a Woman. The way of a woman Is God's own way Of making a beautiful thing or life: Of healing the hurt of the toiling day. Of lifting with love the shadows of strife. Of reaching our sorrow And cark and care With the inner sweet of her perfect soul. Of giving us rourage to trust and to bear. Of helping us grow to the life that's whole. The way of a woman Is God's own creed Of patience and sweetness through all that comes; The grief and the sorrow, the cross and the deed. The trumpet's call or the roll of drums; Of making us better that she Is near. Of keeping us better that she hath borne The gift of the aching heart and the tear. The grace of the glory of golden morn The way of a woman is God's own law That unto the lives around her fret Her love shall lift us to holy awe And make us better, and true, and sweet; And make us wiser, than merely wise-. And make us stronger than merely strong. To struggle and strive for the peace that lies In the rest that floats from the wings of song. What's on the Program in Washington Today. Meetings, evening Masonic The New Jerusalem l.odRe. No 0. Jeorge. ". WhltlnK. No :.'. and Teinple- Nojes, No. 3:. WnshlnBton Chapter. No 2. Royal Arch. William F Hunt Chapter. No 16. Order of the Eaiiern Star National Union IJancrolt Council and Uahl- Knights of l'thlan-Ilarnionv IxdKe. No II Odd IVllows CoIumiMh 1-1k .No 1". S.ilem. 1-. l-l.... x - Amusements. Bclasro "The .Money Maker. ;o n p, Natlnnal "The Hetter Wa." s j , Poll'a-'The Squan Man. ' li a k i , Ciluinlla-"Nplune a Uaughicr." .-.jj anil S.C0 p m Keith's Vaudeville. ; IS and R II n m rjayetj Hurlewiue. ? 15 .tnd '. II p m. Co?mos Vaudexllln. O'tititiimus Catlno -Vaudeville. Rtteriionu .md etenlnK Crandall's Motion pli tureh mntlnuoui U lo--'I)Uuintl I'alaie." I; and k is ni Tomorrow. National I nlon-hast Wafhlnston Council and MeKlnlej Coun' II KnlKhlB of l'thlJS nt-rai uslaiis I.lKe No HI. and lUlllhonr-Suprrloi Vo yt Itatli hone Temple No I llllilli viKiprK Odd Kellown Central l.odc Nt I Mrtri'PO lis. No 15. and Phoenix No Zi Martha Wubinfton. No. S. Rbkah J-odn. Meetings. eenlnE MMinl-Sl John IrfwlKe No 11. and Moor No ao. Hureka Chapter. N" I and 'upltol. No 11. Itoal ifh. Takoma Chipter N't' 12 Cathedral. No 14. Si John's 1.o.Kh chapter. No W and A, fusion (c , , .i..r nf Ih. I'nki.rti .fni Trains Motet Choir In the Psychology of Repression Director Simon Strives for New Idea in Musical Expression in Concerts of Choral Society, Unique among musical organi zations in Washington, in its pur poses and aims, is ths Motet Choral Society. This society is working for a new idea in the interpreting of music, and this idea, which corresponds to modern tendencies in other arts, is described herein by Otto Simon, director of the society. The winter concerts of the Choral Society are features of Washington's musical season. Now in its sixth season, the society has a membership of 100 voices. Distinctive Endeavors. The Xlotet Choral Society Is endeav oring to render a distinctive musical service to Washington. The nature of Its purpose can best be appreci ated by comparison with some mod ern aspects of other artistic fields. In contrast to the robust declama tion of a Thomas E. Shea or a Rob ert .Mantel), we have in dramatics the delicate shadings and repressive methods of XIrs. Fiske and John XIason. Unlike the robust paintings of Rubens and Hogarth a new school has developed the deep shadows of a Corot and the suggestive haze of) Whistler. To return to the stage, to the scenic detail of a Beiasco pro duction has been added the effects of lighting evolved most effectively by Henry Xllller. A similar transformation has been brought about In modern music To quote Otto Simon, director of the Xlotet Choir, "the basic tone in choral singing is generally one of ponoiity and Breadth, necessary In the rendition of compositions of Bach and Har.dcl. Irr contradistinction to such a broad school of polyphonic art, there exists another that might be termed the 'school of repressive tone In whlrh hv laffnttA tAnki..n the qualities of dominance and pow er are subordinated to unusual re serve and suggestion, resulting In an Instrument responsive to the finer and subtler moods." Psychological Impressions. XIr. Simon points out that sonority of tone and brilliance of technique, in the solo voice, often awaken but casual interest, when compared to the spell cast over an audience by the production of the messa voce, or of controlled pianissimo. The reality of this theory has been demonstrated to those who have at tended a concert by the Xlotet Choir. Last Christmas, for example, an audience was enchanted not only by the reserved and repressed Interpre tations, but tho effect war. enhanced by a clever use of lights. And an unusual effect was produced as this well-trained organization of 100 voices sang in a darkened auditorium about a lighted tree. The explanation of thes effects may be left to the psychologist. But their effects upon tlios- responsive to the Imagery and moods of music was evidont. The Xlotet Choral Society was or ganized six years ago. It has stood for the encouragement of the best Ideals of modern musical expression The concerts of the society have been features of the musical season in Washington. Two such concerts aro given yearly and these will be given this year in the evening at the Continental Xlemorial Hall. The first will be held in December, and the other will be announced later. XIr. Simon, the musical director. Is a pupil of the Danish composer, Slr'tAsger Namerlk, at whose home Mr. and XIrs. Simon were guests on their trip abroad, from which they have just returned XIr Simon The Silver Lining Edited by ARTHUR BAER. That lull In the hostilities is the calm just before those Missouri mules get there. Don't know whether Americus Ves pucci or Christopher Columbus discov ered America, but we're glad he did Ogling the spelling of East European hamlets, lookH as if the Balkan alpha bet starts at "W and ends at "'.." It's almost time for the optimist to see an optometrist. THE OLDEST INHAB SE2 "The feller what talks war ain't speakin' my lan guage.' Kact that the Japanese have blown up a railroad makes "em natural allies of nil hufTrring Virginia commuters And to think that at one time I.ieu teirmt Porte wanted to fly o-r then-. IJtiropcan contestant naeil his lifo Lv flashing Ins lodpe sign. Manx- an hon est Washington citizen would limp Iried that on the cop if lie didn't need both hands to hold himself up Thought we saw a distinguished, for-eiKii-Iooking fly the other day. Can't blame 'em We'd leave too Not stylish to wear a straw hat. Noth ing that is comfortable is. I' od remains the same. Le.ixes are failing slightlv. I.i-niMon. Me man has JumI put 20f), wi hi ii ks in hl kiln Thej 11 be ripe (or the world seriea. mm& & I asMC?'' 'bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbI WWV ''.' '"'-' '4Ss!iBsssBrwC9B .HHyjH J MRS. OTTO SIMON, Accompanist at Society's Concerts. also Is a pupil of Emil Bchnke. of London. He collaborated with Xlar chcsl. of Paris, and with prominent maestri of Xlilan, Italy. For flvo years he was Instructor of" singing and choral training at thu Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore. In Washington XIr. Simon has di rected the Xlusical Art Society, the Church Choral Society, and the Po lymnla Chorus, which for four sea sons met at the home of XIrs. Her bert Wadsworth. Singleness of Purpose. In his work with the.choral society, XIr. Simon Is assisted both In re hearsals and concerts by XIrs. Simon at the piano. XIrs. Simon Is an ex ponent of the method of Tobias Xlat thai. of London, and also Is a pupil of Godowsky, of Vienna. The artis tic success of the Xlotet Society's concerts have been largely due to the sympathy between conductor, chorus, and accompanist, George Wilson also has assisted ably at the piano dur ing the past season, both as accom panist and ensemble accompanist. This same harmony and singleness of purpose exists between members of the organization. In the six years Announce Changes At Big Printery Nearly a hundred changes In personnel in the Government Printing Office have been made by Public Printer Ford in the last week. XIany of these changes. under the head of transfers, are promo I lions with Increases. Following la the list: Appointments Edward J. Xlclnvane and Xliss Ella Gtlllngham. probationary clerks. Harry C. Xlurray. Hyman Gu bltch, Althea C. Hurley. Xliss Edith E. Hoyt. Edward L. Arbuckle, and August Pierson, emergency monotype keyboard operators. Charles J. Xleaghcr, John W. DeVries. David G. XIcKenzie. Robert F. Simms. Joseph I. Keefer, Marcus P. Jackson, James B. Huss, George P. Hickn)an. James H. Adams, Harry A. Burr, and Harry H. Geiibert. temporary compositors. Harry G. Purdy, skilled laborer, transferred from Department of Labor. Harlan Frey. skilled laborer, reinstated. Charles Williams. Robert Williams, Robert B. Andeison. Samuel Jenifer, and Elmore D. Russler, proba tionary messenger boys. Separations Xliss Carrie B. Sherfy. clerk, resigned: James E. Hoes, im po'ser; Oscar W. Reed, linotype ma chinist, resigned; Ralph I. Garland, olertrntnve tlnlsher: Miss Edith E. llojt, emergency monotype keyboard . .. m. T aaLIm .lanl.il.lfin' operator; jaiues ji. ict.fiic. -v. i.kmi, resigned; XIrs. Anna XI. Glfford. direc tress, resigned; XIrs. Rose D. Lawren son. press feeder, resigned, XIrs. Amy Kelcher Walters, press feeder. Samuel XI Hendricks, skilled laborer. Rohert XI. Cheshire and Walter A. Reiss, .tem porary skilled laborers, resigned; Will lam C. Robinson, unskilled laborer, re signed; Paul H. Brattaln, messenger, resigned. Transfers, etc. Leander B. Cooley. compositor, at 60 cents per hour, hand section day. to maker-up. at 60 cents per hour. State, War. and Navy section; John J. XlcCauley, electrotype finisher In charge, at 63 cents per hour, foundry section day. to assistant foreman, at SO cents per hour, foundry section day; Carl Van White, pressman, at 55 cents per hour, press division day, to press man in charge, at 65 cents per hour. State. War. and Navy section; Edward y XtcCarthy. machine operator, at 53 rents per hour, forwarding and finish ing section, to bookbinder in charge, at M cents per hour. State. War. and Navy section. George H. Smith, bookbinder, at in cents per hour, forwarding and fin ishing section, to bookbinder in charge, at 70 cents per hour, forwarding and finishing section; Thomas F. Byrne, bookbinder, at 50 cents per hour, ruling and seninc section, to bookbinder In charge, at 60 cents per hour; Charles E. Holmes, proofreader, at 60 cents per hour proof section night, to estimator and Jacket writer, nt $6.40 per day. office superintendent of work: Edwin A. Sul livan, proofreader, at 60 cents per hour. Job section, to linotype operator In charge at 63 cents per hour, job section; Dale ('. Sheriff, linotype operator, at 60 cents per hour, linotype section day. to llnotvpe operator In charge. 63 cents per hour. State War, and Navy section; t harles OVonnell. linotype operator, at ill cents per hour, linotype sect on day. to reviser, at 63 cents per hour, library of Congress branch printing section: Russll O. Beene. clerk. J.1.SM per an num offho of the purchasing agent, to accountant, at 12.5") per annum, office of thf accountant William W. Blake, clerk at XI. I'M per anii.im iiftlc- of Accountant, to clerk at 1 i"' Per annum. Louts A. Potter, clerk' at $1 G0o per annum. Office rr Ac- ,..i i.. ch-rk at Jlvfl per annum: I Sanford M- Wan en. clerk it tl Pr dtiniini. 4 mice of tcouiiiaiu. w ti.-i .n ' o per annum. Joseph S. Cornish, pa j.7i i-iitwr at . onts per hour, stores dlxlslon to paper cutter at :3 tents per hour U.ndan.1 r.il'.iert. skilled laborer ni "" cents pel hour hand section inight) to machine helper at .T cents Pr hour, linotype section inlgut). Mrs. I'llen T Pole. skilled lnboter at U5 cents Pr hour, ruling ind sewing sec tion' to helper at Sti cents per hour. William A While messenger boy at I.', cents per hour, of lice of superintendent of uotk. to skilled laborer at -3 c-Mits per hour, rutting and packing section. George l.ougher. assistant foreman at So cents P"r hour. foiindr section (da , to elcctrotyp.' Ilnl-her at n cents per hour 1 In-ili Reid. levlser at 63 cents per hour' Library of Congress bratic'i print ing section to maker-up at 6 cents per hour Georce 1. Slierm in. estimator and jacket wilier at o.t' per da, office of iiprtiitendent of work, to proof reader at u i cirty per hour, pioof sec tion (day). CairlM F. Waatoa. book OTTO SIMON, Musical Director Motet Choral Society. of Its existence there has been no discord or factional strire. The members work for the single object of the preparation of concerts, and as little disturbing routing of or ganization as possible Is introduced. Around the musical director Is an advisory "board. The untiring efforts of this committee have made a pri mary factor In the society's success. For the past two seasons this com rn'ttee has been made up of E. R. S. Embrey. executive chairman; Sirs. Embrey, Charles I Snell. Louis Thompson, George Davis; XIIss Jane Stler. secretary; Xliss Annie Scan nell. treasurer: John Waters. XI. Braithawaite; Robert N. Atkinson, librarian. The first rehearsal of this season will take place In the parish house of St. John's Church, at 8 o'clock on October 6. An Invitat'on has been Issued to singers wishing to join to present themselves at that time for membership. The Xlotet Choral Society recently has received two autograph letters from Granville Bantock and from Joseph Holbrooke, who stand among the first of modern English com posers. Compositions of these com pose were sung at concerts last season. binder In charge at 70 cents per hour, forwarding and finishing section, to bookbinder at W cents per hour, for warding, and finishing section; Alton B. Carty. pressman In charge at 60 cents per hour, war and navy secUpn, to pressman -at 53 cents" per hour. State. War. and Navy section: David S. XlcConnel. maker-up at 60 cents per hour. State Section, to com positor at 50 cents per hour. Mono type Section (day). Frank J. Ward, proof reader at 60 cents per hour. War and Navy Section, to compositor at 50 cents per hour. Xlonotype Section (dav). William F. Everett, helper at 30 cents per hour. War and Navy Section. to skilled laborer at 25 cents per hour, press division (day). Wil liam" W. XIaloney, bookbinder In charge at 55 cents per hour. War and Navy Section, to bookbinder at 50 cents per hour. State. War. and Navy Section. Joseph P. VanOvermeer, bookbinder In charge at 60 cents per hour, ruling and sewing section, to bookbinder at 50 cents per hour. Em mett H. Burke, caster helper at 35 cents per hour, monotype section (day) to messenger at 30 cents per hour delivery section. Jeremiah n'ai.h. acting foreman at 12.000 per annum. State Section. . to assistant foreman 'at SO 'cents per hour. State. War. and Navy Section. Frank XI. Hatley. foreman at S2.000 per annum. War and Navy Section, to State. War. and Navy Section. Robert S. Xlorrls. offlceman at 65 cents per hour. War and Navy Section, to maker-up in ohartre at 65 cents per hour. State. War, and Navy Section. Harry O. Sim ons, assignea 10 cierK at. ti.iuu per annum, office of accountant. Mrs. Eleanor S. Ramsay, directress at 35 cents per hour. Ruling and Sewing Section, to office helper at 35 cents per hour. Charles E. Castle, compos itor. Job Section, to Linotype Section (night). Charles H. Lisner and Sidney J. XIarshall. compositors. Job Section to Linotype Section. John G. Hlckok. compositor, monotype section, to linotype section, day. John J. Heron. Percy J. Talbot, compositors, hand section, to linotype ssction. day. Horace J. Taylor, probationary messen ger bo. monotype section, day. to press hivIkIt.. day. William E. Pinkston. helper at 35' cent per hour, pamphlet bindery section, day. to forwarding and finish ng section. George E. William.,, probationary messenger boy, monotype) section night, to hand section, night. William R. Carpenter, messenger boy. Office of Superintendent of Work, to proof section, day. Harry Johnson, elec-trotyre-finlsher. loundry section, inter mediate to day. James E. Xlulllgan, electrotpe-flnIsher. foundry section. day to Intermediate Xtlss Kate Agar find Xliss Hattle U Balrd. skilled labor er, female, from State section to ruling and sewing section. Harry u. s-imuel-snn. nressman. and Xliss Marie Burgy. and XHjs Rose XtcCarthy. press feedeis at 27Vj cents per hour, war ami Navj section to press division. da. Eugene H. larkes, skilled laborer. War and Nnvv set Hon, to State, War and N'aW section. Sylvester A. Breen. Benjamin V. Constan'ttne. Robert L. Doerin. aim James A. Ilennes. compositors, from War iind Navv section to State, War and Navv section. Frank XI. Roller and William J. Weiss, compositors. State section to monotype section, d.o. William H. Dutins. compositor. Mate section, to State. War. and Navy sec tion. John C. Iightcap. roiniwr.. bookbinder. Mrs Lillian Ff. Jordan .Miss Harriet J. Ttrrv ami . "- " Wescr. press feeders. James t- Tlbbltts nroofreader Miss Marv J Roach and KMzaneth A Vose. skilled laborers ffemale ; Rnd..ll Bowie and James T SutTotL billed laborers from War and Navv section to State. War. and Nay Mct.'on John R. Lams.ui. proofreader. Miss Clara A. Hlghberger and Mrs. Mice Johnson, press feeders; Richard I'. MeAiiIey. pressman; Hugh P Griffin, roniposlior. William I Waldo and L.-..i. noullng. bookbinders; James C lla'rkness and James II. Wynne, skilled) li-bo-ers. trom oiai-- ?riuuii iu oiun.-, Va- and Navy section. John R. Brown mill 't'l'li'ii K- Willard. compositors. Wai and Nnv section to monotype section da. Edwin Walmsle. book binder. State see'lon to forwarding and finishing s-ction Jefferson l N'enlon, compositor. State. War. and Naj acc Uon to monupe section day. War and Navy section to o "" ' section day. Edward J. l' J it maker-up; John W. K lwards he per at or ., .. i.mir- Joseph K. Unze. Activities Of Society By JEAN ELIOT. T TT tORD has been received from tha W American Ambassador to Russia and XIrs. George T. XIarye. announcing their safe arrival In London after a pleasant crossing. XIr. and XIrs. XIarye will re main In England until the passage of the North Sea la considered reasonably safe, when they will proceed to their post at Petrograd. XIrs. XIarye's sister, XIrs. Xloreland, is with her In Lon don. XIrs. Charles Keith Carlln. nrlr nf Congressman Carlin, is entertaining at tea this afternoon at her home In Alex. andria In honor of her daughter-'n-law. XIrs. Charles T. Carlin. a. hride of tha early spring. XIrs. Carlin will receive in tne garden and tea will be served under the trees. The- decorations are masses of 'wild flowers, with yellow the predominating color, and yellow roses decorate th table. Mrs. Frazler Baldwin, Mrs. Milton French, and Miss Alice Anderton will assist Mrs. Carlin. r. .-, Tnomas RUey Marshall. Mrs. Frederick Siddons. and many other Washington folk are motoring to Alex andria ror the occasion. -J. Dr. and Mrs. Pleadwell, U. S. N.. hava opened their home in R street for tha winter. ! Count XIac:hl dl Cellere. the new Italian ambassador, and tne Countess dl Ceilere are due to arrive in .Vew lork Sunday,- acompanled by their two children and a large suite. They will come at once to Washington and take possession of the new embassv. formerly the residence of the present American amhnflsriilne tr. ftiiv erh.M.M ItNclson Page. ' J he now ambassador was secretary of the embassy here some years ago, and has many friends at Washington. He comes of a very old and distin guished Roman family, and is a favorita at court, whero Countess Cellere Is among the Iadie3 seen at all court func tions. Count Cellars Is .- man of bril liant diplomatic atAlevements, and Is often spoken of as "he future minister of foreign affairs:. They ara people of wealth, and wilt doubtless enter ex tensively into social activities here. They have two children, a daughter of twelve and a -son five years old. The recently appointed secretary to the embassy, Signor Cristofaro Nobilq del Baronl del 1'Ingcno, will also arrive in Washington shortly. fa Congressman and Mrs. Peter Goelet entertained at dinner last evening all the Country Club. Their guests wer Mr. and XIrs. Joseph Lelter. XIr. and Xlra. Xlurrav Cobb. XIr. and XIrs. Pres ton Gibson. Mrs. William F. XlcCombj. and Penn Turner. Mr. and Mrs. RIcnard K. Tyler hava recently returned from New England, where they spent the summer, and ara at their house. 1721 Nineteenth stxeet. xir. and Mrs. Tyler made an extended motor trip this summer, and spent part of the season at Gloucester. XIass. r, XIr. and Mrs. Charles A. Edwards an nounce the marriage of their daughter. XIary Louise, to Martin J. McBride at Manassas. Va.. on XIarch 10 last. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. O. y. Alderholt, -! Mr. and Mrs. John Ross, of T-iiAvetfn Ind., and their daughter. Mrs. Kienly, are spending a few days with Mr. and XIrs. A. D. Raub. at the Collonade. Mr. and Mrs. Ross and Mrs. Kienly passed the summer at Montreal, Canada. .?. The marriage of Miss Helen B. Ken nedy, daughter of Congressman William Kennedy, of Connecticut, and Charles L. Mitchell, of New Haven. Conn., was solemnized this morning in St. Agnes chapel at Woodraont. Conn. The Rev. J. J. Smith, a cousin of the bride, per formed the ceremony, which was fol lowed by a roception at Congressman Kennedy's summer home at Woodmont. XIr. and XIrs. XHtchell left later for a. brief honeymoon. j. The Secretary of the Navy will leava this- afternoon to Join Mrs. Daniels, who is attending the inland waterways con vention on the Hudson river. They wilf return to Washington early next week. The Secretary of War and XIrs. Gar rison are in New York for a few days. Miss XIarguerite Barbour has gone to Narragansett Pier to visit Xliss Isabel Xlersman. She will join her mother, Mrs. James F. Barbour, at White Sul phur Springs, before returning to Wash ington. .Madame Enkengren. wife of the Swe dish minister, and their children hava returned to Washington from the sum mer legation at Bar Harbor. 4 Dr. and XIrs. Charles D. Walcott. who are now at Helena, Mont., expect to return to Washington the last of this month. Miss Helen Walcott is at XIus koka Lake, Canada, where she will re main for some time. -r The marriage of XIls3 Florence Gus dorf. daughter of Mr and XIrs. Xlorrls Gusdorf. and Samuel XI. Reveness, of Philadelphia, will take place Monday evening. October 5. at 7 o'clock, at tha home of the bride. 2123 Eighteenth street northwest. -- William J. Boardman and his daugh ter. XIrs Frederick Keep, are amoajj the prominent Washingtonlans now at Bretton Woods. N. H. Miss Mabel Boardman may join her father and sis ter later. Yesterday Xliss Boardman attended the meeting of the Red Cross committee of the Federation of Wom en's Clubs, held In Baltimore. XIr. and XIrs. Chauncey XI. Depew and XIr Depew's sister. Baroness von Andra. are at Brlarcliff Lodge. Briarcllff. N. Y., for the fall season. v The minister from Denmark. Constan ts Brun. who has been spending tha summer at Clover Cottage, Bar Harbor, Mc Is expected to return to Washing ion 'about October 1. Concert Tonight By the United States Engineer Band, Montrose Park, 7:30 P. M. FRANK J. WEBER. Leader. XIarch. "Celebrity" Richards Overture. "William Tell" Rossini Suite. "Three Quotations" Sousa (a "The King of France." b) "I. Too. Was Born in Arca dia." ic) "In Darkest Africa." Selection. "Sw eethearts" Herbert Scenes from "11 Trovatore" Verdi (a) Waltz Hesitation. "First Love" Holzmann ,. Hawaiian Farewell Soncr. i' - 1 "Aloha Oe" Lllluokalani ( -Reminiscences of the Plantation." Solomon One-step. "When It's Night Time In Burgundy" Ramick "The Star-Spangled Banner." s v