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The Social Side of Washington;
Personal Notes of Interest
The Special Envoy of Sweden and Mme. de Lagercrantz
Guests Today of the British Ambassador
and Lady
The British Ambassador and Lady
Spring: Rice had an Informal luncheon
today for the Special Enoy of Sweden
and Mme. de Lagercrantz: The ambas
sador and Mrs. de Lagercrantz are
old friends, having known each other
when the former vss minister at
Stockholm before coming: to Washing
Lady Spring nice and her children
will leave Washington next week for
Woods Hole, Mass., where they have
taken a cottage for the summer. It Is
probable that Lady Spring Rice will
return to Washington later In the
Mr. and Mme. de Lagercrantz will
be the honor guests at a dinner which
William Phelps Em will glvj this
evening. On Saturday Mme. Itlaro.
wife of the Spanish ambassador. vlll
entertain Mme. de 'Lagercrantz a. a
White Soon To Leave.
Chief Justice and Mrs. Edward
Douglas White will leave Washing -
. ...... - . .
ton the last of June for New London.
Conn., where they have taken a cot
tage for the summer months.
Mrs. Robert Lansing has gone to
Bryri Mawr, Ps-, to attend the com
mencement exercises at Bryn Mawr
College. Miss Lansing's niece and
namesake. Miss Eleanor Dulles. Is a
member of the graduating class.
frs. Josephus Daniels left town
last evening for 'New York to attend
a meeting of a committee of 100 worn--en
affiliated with the Y. W. C. A.
Mrs. Franklin K. Lane has gone to
Newport News. Vi, to join her son.
Franklin - Lane, jr., who is a stu
dent at the Curtlss Aviation School.
Mr. Lane was to have come to Wash
ington to visit Secretary and Mrs.
Lane, but word came yesterday that
he was 111. and his mother left town
Immediately to visit him.
The Persian minister. Mehdl Khan,
will leave today for Long Branch,
where he will establish the .legation
for the summer.
Sir Richard Crawford, commercial
adviser of the British embassy, and
Lady Crawford will return to Wash
ington today from siitamic City,
where they went last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cleveland Tcfc
ins, who left Washington on II nday.
are spending several da at the
RJtz-Carlton Hotel, In New York. -n
route to Hamilton. Mass- where they
will pass the summer.
Cnlaese Minister Back.
The Chinese minister, Wellington
Koo. will return to Washington this
evening from New York, where he
made a short stay.
Mrs. Scott, wife of Capt. Guy Scott.
V. S. A has leased a cottage at Deer
Park. Md. She will take possession
about July 1.
Mrs. Thomas S. Bayard returned to
Washington Monday from an extend
ed visit In Boston.
Major and Mrs. Charles D. A. Loef
fier will entertain informally at a re
ception this evening In celebration of
their golden wedding anniversary.
The nouse has been decorated with
palms and spring flowers for the oc
casion. The guests will Include the
family and a few close friends.
Mr. and Mrs Charles McKenney
will entertain at dinner this evening
at the Lock Tavern Club.
Mrs. Charles V. Wheeler, with her
children, will leave Washington at the
end of the month to motor to Mag
nolia, where they have taken a cot
tage for the summer Their son,
Tandes Wheeler, who will accompany
them north, will continue to the Bel
grade Lakes, Me., where he will pass
.j the summer at a boys' camp.
Mrs C Y Wheeler has given up
, her apartment In the Brighton and
has gone to her country home In
Mrs. Harrison Bleckley of Atlanta.
CL, Is visiting Mrs. Robert Argo.
Capt and Mrs S J Turnbull,
Surgeon Gen W C Gorges, and Major
Robert E. Noble are spending several
days at the Astor House, In New
J Miss Margaret Larner, whose mar
riage to Ensign Alexander Wother
spoon, U S N will take place on
June 16. was entertained at luncheon
today by Miss Martha Blrnle.
Veterans With Sons and Daughters
to Meet in Museum.
A reception will be given tonight
in the New National Museum by the
local division of the U D. C at :30,
to the veterans, sons and daughters
of veterans The local U D C are
requested to meet Mrs. Maud Howell
Smith at 7 30 downstairs In the Mus
eum. The reception will be held up
stairs Dr and Mrs Charles D. Wal
cott will be in the receiving lino
with Mrs Odenhelmer, Mrs Mulealre,
Miss Mary Custls Lee, Mrs Maud
Howell Smith, Miss Eugenia Itolllns
chairman, and Miss May Key Cllpton,
vice chairman.
Among others who will assist at
the reception tomorrow afternoon
from 4 to 6 o'clock, at the Willard,
given by the Jefferson Davis Chap
ter. V D C, will be Mrs Puller.
Mrs. Ellsha E. Meredith. Mrs. R.
Ewell Thornton. Mrs Jones, Mrs.
Roger Pryor. Miss Caroline Hunter.
Miss Washington, and the Misses
The ladles of the Congressional
Club will omit their usual Thursday
morning sewing bee this week, bu
will continue to meet the following
Tuesday and Thursday mornings at
10 o'clock at the club house An
Iranians amount of work has al
Spring Rice.
ready been accomplished and
members are urged to help.
Col. Louis A. La Garde. U. K
Is spending several days at the As
tor Hotel In New Tork. Surg. Gen.
Rupert Blue Is also at the Astor for
a snort stay.
Mrs. Drandela Hostess.
Mrs. Louis Brandels, wife of Justice
Brandels. gave a luncheon at the
Shoreham today.
Mrs. Carl Joerlssen will leave Wash
Ington about July 1 for White Sul
phur Springs to remain a month.
Later she will go to White Mountains
to visit Miss Ethel Weel Mr Joerls
sen. who will be detained In town by
business, will join his wife for short
visits as often as he can get away.
Mrs. Percy E. Qum. wife of Con
gressman Quln of Mississippi, reach
ed Washington on Sunday from
atchex. Miss., to serve as matron of
honor for the Seventh Mississippi
1 her guests Mr Quln's niece. Miss
rlBiii n.a .- . .. ..
vruui.ni 01 ine u. S. V She hss as
.-..u. j-muarviB or jiagnoiia. 311SS.,
sponsor of the Seventh Regiment. U
i. - and Mrs. Scott Plntard. of
Natchez. Miss. Mrs. Plntard Is presi
dent 01 ut .-vatchez U. D. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Onln will h mt ?imt
Woodley road for the remainder of
meir stay In Washington.
Off for Canada.
Mme. Clements and Miss Clements
will leave Washington this week for
their home In Canada.
M". Lawrence Townsend and Miss
Yvonne Townsend who are In New
fork for an extended stay, attended
the marriage on Saturday of Mr.
Townsend's niece. Miss Louise Talman
Townsend. daughter of the late
Franklin Townsend. and Charles Gil
bert Plimpton, of Boston. The cere
mony was performed at noon in the
chantry of St. Thomas' Church by
the Rev. Dr. Ernest M. Stlres, rector
of the church.
Mrs. Frederick D. Grant, who has
been spending several months In
Florida, Is stopping at the Lafayette
Mrs. Marshall Field. 3d. and her
mother. Mrs. Charles H. Marshall, of
New York, will go to Newport to
morrow. The Marquis of Aberdeen has re
turned to New York after a visit In
OttaWS- Cjtnilrfjl whrj h rnrmarli
resided when governor central of !
Canada. Lady Aberdeen, who Is now
In Winnipeg, Manatoba, will Join her
husband early next week at the Rltr-
Carlton. She Is attending the annual
meeting of the National Council of
Women of Canada being advisory
president, a position she accepted
after resigning the presidency when
Lord Aberdeen s official stay In Can
ada terminated.
Thousands of Visitors Throng Li
brary of Congress.
The Library of Congress was the
scene of a brilliant function last even
ing when the Southern Relief Society
entertained In honor of the United
Confederate Veterans, now In reunion
In Washington The United Mates
Marine Band played throughout the
evening and the reception early as
sumed an official character. No nmr
picturesque setting than the Library. ' ' and Mr and " K'lbou"" r
t ... i........ ki. ..... .-..do". f w ork' formerly of this
stslrway, could possibly be Imagined.
The guests numbered nearly 10,000.
and Included in addition to hundreds
of the old soldiers In gray, membe-s
of the Southern Society. Sons of C"n
federste Veterans, United Daughters
of the Confederacy, and other patrl
otic societies, and many visitors In
town for the reunion.
In Iteeelvlng Line.
Miss Nannie Randolph Heth, presi
dent of the Southern Relief Society,
received the guests, assisted by Mrs
Frank Odenhelmer, president general
of the United Daughters of the Con
feaeracy: Mra James Mulcsre, presi
dent of the District Division. U D C :
ii rs. E. E Mereulth. Mrs John B Gor
don, and her daughters, Mrs. Orton
Brown and Mrs Gordon Smith. Mrs
R. D. Shepherd, Mrs Matthew T Scott,
Mrs Fltihugh Lee. Miss Mary Weeks.
Mrs. William T Baggett. Mrs. Theo
bald. Mrs James Frje. Miss Rose
I'alrfax. Mrs. James Tryor Tarvln,
Mrs William E Chambers, Mrs Rust
Smith. Mrs E. Z. Rollins, Mrs. Law
ton Morgan, and others.
I'laya Haekett'a March.
An Interesting feature of the eve
ning was the playing by the Marine
Band of a march composed by James
K. Hackett. the famous actor, and
dedicated to the Confederate Veterans
and the Southern Relief Society. Mr.
Hackett, who was Introduced by Col
Robert E. Lee, appeared In the novel
role of conductor and his composition
was greeted by a round of applause.
Introductions were made by the
librarian and officials of the Library
of Congress, assisted by Senator
Works. Judge William II Chambers.
C. C. Calhoun, president of the
Southern Society, and Janes K.
Bridal Visitors.
Dr. and Mrs. Kaeper Cohen, who
were married Sunday evening In At
lanta, Ga.. are visiting their aunt and
uncle. Mr. and Mrs. David Zeller.
After a week's stay here, they will
proceed to New York. Owing to the
Ulness of Mr. Zeller. Mrs. Zeller will
not entertain. The young couple will
make their home In Atlanta.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Duehay an
nounce the marriage of their; daugh
ter. Anna Pauline, to Henry W. Heine,
Saturday at 4 o'clock. The wedding
took place at their home In Gallatin
street. The bride wore a blue cloth
traveling suit and carried a shower
bouquet of Bride roses The Rev. J.
E. A. Doermann and the Rev. W. E.
Harrison. Jr.. officiated at the cere
mony, and the bride was given In mar
riage by her father. Mr. and Mrs
Heine left for a "short motor trip In
their car.
Lights in Tree Tops Will Add to
Festive Occasion.
In addition to quantities of Japa
nese lsnterns with which the gar
dens of Woodley, the residence of
Assistant Secretary of State and Mrs.
William Phillips, will be strung for
the al fresco fete on Saturday even
ing, an Ingenious, novel and highly
artistic system of lighting Is being
Installed among the tree tops, and the
grounds of Woodley will present an
appearance of fairyland.
Scores of prominent Washlngton-
lans are actively Interested In this
garden party, which Is being given
to raise funds to provide an Ice ma
chine for the boys who are going
to the front the festlvltives will con
tinue both afternoon and evening.
and will Include all manner of In
teresting and original features.
Promises Excellent 31enu.
Dinner will be sered under the
trees, and, as Mrs. Marshall Field has
loaned her chef for the occasion, the
menu, although limited to .nree
courses, will be excellent Mrs. Paul
Bartlett and Mrs. OlfTord Pinchot are
In charge of this feature of the en
Many of the prettiest girls (n Wash
ington will take part In the pageant
"America Joins the Allies," to be given
at Woodley in connection with the
Mrs. Marshall Entertains.
Mrs William L. Marshall, wife of
Brigadier General Marshall, U. S. A.,
retired, entertained at a luncheon yes
terday for Mrs. John B. Gordon, of
Atlanta, Ga., house guest of Mrs
I T. Owsley. The other guests were
Mrs. Orton B. Brown, of Berlin, N H :
Mrs. Frances Gordon Smith, of Atlsn
ts, Ga- ana Mrs. Owsley. Monday
evening Mrs. Gordon wss the honor
guest at a theater party which Mrs
Frank Gordon gave at the Belasco
Theater The other guests were Mrs.
Gordon Smith, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Ows
Miss Lucy Wooten, of Covington,
Ga., Is also a guest of Mrs. Owsley.
Paul M Warburg of the Federal Re
serve Board has returned from a short
stay In New Tork. Mr. and Mrs. War
burg expect to take possession of the
house they leased from Mr. and Mrs.
Glrvln Peters In Edsemoor. Md.. some
time next week.
Rev. Dr and Mrs. George O. Merrill
will entertain at a reception Friday
evening In l.enox, Mass., In celebration
of Dr Merrill's birthday.
The board of managers of the Bruen
Home are arranging a tag day next
this delightful
FAmerican food
is enjoyed all over
the world
Saturday to raise funds to carry on
the work of the Institution which pro
vides a comfortable home for sixty
destitute children. The Bruen Home
has recently been moved from the old
Waggaman house at the corner of
Thirty-third and O streets to 3533
Eleventh street There Is a garden
attached to the new quarters and an
effort Is being made to raise enough
vegetables for summer use and pota
toes to last through next winter.
The Bruen Home has no endowment
no appropriations and Is entirely sup
ported by voluntary subscription so It
Is hoped that the response to the
board's plea for support will be gen
erous. "
A surprise party was given Mr. and
Mrs. J. 8. Bowen last Friday evening
at their home In Woodslde. Md- in
celebration of their crystal wedding
anniversary. Arrangements were
made by Mrs. E. W. Dickie, of Wash
ington, and nine other nieces of Mra.
Bowen. and when Mr. and Mrs. Bowen
returned from a dinner party at the
home of the latter' brother, W. S.
Mlnnlx, of Washington, they found
me guests in possession of the house.
The Rev. Dr. Isaac, of Baltimore, who
performed the marriage ceremony
twenty eara ago, was among the
The Laldes of the Rebekah As
sembly, I. O. O. F. will entertain vet
erans at the temporary headquarters.
Nineteenth street and Pennsylvania
avenue. -
Announcement has been made Of
the marlaga of Mrs. Mary E. Thomp
son and Deputy Sheriff John F. May.
both of Washington. The ceremony
took place last evening at 8 o'clock
In the parsonage of Douglas Memor
ial Methodist Episcopal Church, with
the pastor. Rev. Dr McLean as the
officiating clergyman. A small
group of relatives and friends at
Plan to Retire If Menaced Changed
By Germans.
STOCKHOLM, via London, June .
The Turks have changed their minds
concerning the defense of Jerusalem,
accprdlng to Information reaching
Less than a fqrtnlght ago they had
decided to evacuate the city without
battle, provided It was seriously men
aced. This plsn has been changed at
the instance of the Germans.
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Marsh Sings
"Make One More Gun for Me," Favorite Senti
ment of the "Tennessee Mocking Bird,"
Who Cuts Sleep for Song.
Yes. sir. I fought with Stonewall,
And blazed the way for Lee
As this grand Union's gone to War,
Make one more gun for mel
He Is only a bit of a man,
this chorus and he marches, in
the crowds which ever surround hirrj, his scores of comrades
come scurrying to join him in
Although there are many
ending with the plea "Make one. more
gun for me," "Dan" Marsh remembers
them all, as well as nearly a hundred
of other wartime tunes.
His Confederate comrades of '81 and
the folks In his home town, Medon,
Tenn.. call him "The Tennessee Mock
ing Bird," which appellation fits him
Sing? Why song Is as essential to
D. C. Marsh, of the Seventieth of
North Carolina as Is food. More so,
In fact, for after you become acquaint
ed with him. he might confide to you
the fact that many'a the time he has
sung for hours on a stretch, foregoing
his meals.
"Dan" Marsh Is not only a Confed
erate veteran, but he Is also a son of
a Confederate veteran. His father.
James G. Marsh, was of the Third
North CaroUna Cavalry, under Fitz
Lee, who fought In the vicinity of
Washington throughout the long
four years.
Comrade Marsh Is only sixty-nine
years old and will not reach his sev
entieth until August 6.
Dan" has hardly slept a wink since
he arrived on Sunday.
Lemon Leesena Voice.
"Never do during reunion time," he
explains. "Time's too precious."
No matter how broken his voice
mav seem at certain times. Comrade
Marsh Is so loathe to disappoint an
eager crowd of listeners that he will
draw b big, yellow lemon from his
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The Old Songs
but as his voice rises to Bing
his own inimitable way, among
this chorus.
verses to the timely song, all
pocket he always carries a lemon
and take the Juice until he reels con
fident It's safe to "let 'er go."
. One by one his comrades will slip
away to bed as the hour grows late,
but Comrade .Marsh keeps right on
singing as long as there Is a single
person who seems anxious to hear
Some one reluctantly suggested he
had better "turn In" for some needed
sleep as the "tent city" began filling
up, but "Dan" scouted the Idea.
Na Time Ta Sleep.
"Sleep." he asked. "Why I don't
need any sleep. Ain't slept to speak
of since 1 been here. Let me tell you
about the tlma I kept the watch for
three nights without a wink between."
But these little Incidents are mere
ly Incidents, slipped In while he Is
sucking bis lemon.
' "Some people don't eee how I can
sing when I have no teeth." Con
rade Marsh remarked suddenly to
his listeners.
"Don't believe you can." teased an
old veteran who had just caught sight
of his friend and was approaching.
Comrade Marsh, his eyes twinkling,
looked up at his friend and with a
tinge of Impudence; began:
I never shirked from Sherman,
As he galloped to the sea,
And as this grand Union's g.ne to
Make one more gun for me.
I met them at Manassas,
Them bully boys in gray.
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And heard the thunders roaring.
Around Stonewall Jackso.n'a war.
I am not so full of flghtlns
Nor half so full of fun.
As back In the 'CO's,
When I shouldered my old gun.
But I fought with Stonewall Jack
son. Arid biased the way for Lee
And as this grand Union's gone to
Make one more gun 'for me!
rleasea the Regulars.
Many regulars from the Unlttd
States army were 'among the ciowd
which surrounded Comrndo Marsh.
They seemed particularly pleased with
the "Make One More Gun for Me"
After patiently waiting until the
little group of listeners began to dis
perse, several young men of con
scrlptrble age singled Mr. Marsh out
and asked his advice. ,
"Shall we volunteer," one of the
boys asked him. "or shall we wait
until we are drafted?"
Comrade Marsh answered them
with a little story from his own life
when, aa a lad of fifteen Years, after
a night of silent consideration under
the stars he ran away from his home
In Tennessee Into North CaroUna and
volunteered his services.
Pastors unite Soldiers and Public
to Rest asd Prayer.
The dawning of today marked a
new era for the majority of the
churches of Washington.
In line with The Times' campaign
to "Open the churches registration
day' and keep them open," scores of
clergymen, representing every de
nomination, today Inaugurated their
new policy of making the public wel
come at tneir nouses or worship seven
days a week, for the duration of the
war at least
In soma cases, lack of finances,
which prevents' the employment of a
regular sexton, hss made the pastors
unable to line up with the rest but
wherever It was possible, they have
agreed to keep their churches open
for the benefit of the young men who
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Government and their families.
it Is not In a spirit of sadness that
the clergy is acting, however. It is
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aid In the stamping out of wrong.
In many cases. In addition to being
open formedltatlon and worship, the
churches are to be utilised, beginning
today. places of rest for the pros
pective soldier.
Some are offering their rest rooms,
others have volunteered to turn over
their parish halls to the Government
for any purpose by which the 'soldiers
may be aided.'
Son of Georgia Mayor' Arrested la
SAVANNAH. Ga.. June 8. Charged
with hissing the flag and profusely
cursing President Wilson at a theater
here .after he had registered for mili
tary service, Thomas W. Almar.
twenty-three, son of- the mayor of
Thunderbolt, a small town near here.
today was held without ball to await
a hearing before United States Com
missioner Morecock.
Navy gunners mates, outraged by
Almar's conduct toox him forcibly
from the theater.
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