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THKJVV SHCsGTOX TIMES. SlXDAY. OCTOBER i:j. ldlS.
JEAN ELIOT'S CHRONICLES OF CAPITAL SOCIETY DOINGS-1 2 Sir Eric Geddesl And Liberty Loan Attract Interest u EAR SUSAX- The Navj Department seems to be stealing the State De partment's thunder, rrlnce Vxel of Denmark and tbe naval rels i -ion of w hich he Is the head had ' scarcclj departed berore Sir Knei Oeddes. first lord of the British ad miralty, appeared upon the scene: and t !n both' Instances it was Secretarj ! Daniels department, rather than secretary I-arislng's, iihich took the visitors under Its tans and arranged lor their entcrtalntr.cnt-qulf the usual round of entertainment, hov r fcr. a luncheon at the "Willie House I Viinapolis and dinners given bj the secretary of Navy, the Secretarj ci State. Admiral Benson, ct al. with ery delightful reception aboard Vjce. Admiral Sir 'William Loivtberj Grant's flagship. II. JL S. trarrlor ' . by way of an "extra added attrac tion." I don't know when jl i i3itor hat struck town who has caused such a. stir of pleasurable excitement as Sir Wc. He's just the tjpe of roan to feppeal to the American imagination a Scot who ran away to Ceylon and India as a lad. came to America, held a. job In the Carnegie works at Home stead, tried his hand at railroading in (Illinois and with the E. &. O. in V?tst Virginia, and went back ifcroc to become the 3IcAdoo of the British government the man who is called upon to undertake any diffi cult task for which nobody else, .eems fitted and can .always be dc- ( Bended upbn to get' away with II Arfjairal, ad General, to. It isn't ever. man who attain ihe a.irk of admiral or general, bu-. I . believe. Sir Erie is both at the tame tirae. Moreover, ht has perfor.xed prodigies of organization In the mat ter of transportation, besides devls ipg a great auditions assembling sys ra and 'having a linger fn many oftjer Important matters. He's a handsome, chap, as agreeable as he Js hifbdsome, and altogether a most satisfactory Hon. MmncRF si Kry.- cLsB. vNlsllllllllllllllllslsitsllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllH ..Rll? m mmm i m iMKm ismvm -ifcx.. jm&mi&&m' , m - maz mMmdtmm-MK. x Mi&isisH M w? -IMlBil.!Mim tSMgl 'RiiMSislSiiB, ,-.amiV-li 5ss i$ig8SB&lssK' twmmms j n".T"v?'ik. .v .-isssssssssssssssssiisssssssssssssssssssnck .iji-ii";,m r- svrii.-rtv. i r --r";vT.T:r. v'.v r isssssssssssssssssssssssssn r. -.fix? 'isssssssfc. j e .jssb-.";-- sr '.7tjjrT' rt."'iw-' v'iiiiwniiiinJ . siiiiiiiiiiim'rLaiiisi .ViirEKli" J?!Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaa;&' vffrf:;iyVsa;fK9MVcCKVijS:7rJslllliaBlHr. SSSiX ijsmant. . - JBSAvai2i:A tS:siSt!'.sfi'ifVi7.i-'ilJt.!!Tmi ' m --lllllklr'C.MT i Si-. -. i- v JnMMlllMlgMliiSMilteA-tifffF .ytMilmm ili"""!.- V ''WtS 2S. ' lIvwUMLS -pirrT " s t MISS AXITA KITE, Daughter of Dr and Mrs. I. W. Kite. She haa recently joined tiro ranks of the navy yeowome.n. inss AXNE, GORDON, , . Like her sister, HUs Lclia 'Gordon, she-ttka -inherited much" of her mother's, charm and beanty. The party made the trip to America to X7Tilc about. ror the theaters ami White lIouc party is 'expected aback on an admiralty vessel, flyin" the ad-,tne motl"1 pictures are closed, dancing in town roue time todaj. nilralty flag, fteretofore never seent,s torDiUden. and with Innuenra pla oat, 'or home witers; and the greatlns havoc among one's friends, no The FrnrJ, flag, with tho crosses of St. George. tf"e ,h" c" mu,ch h.oafl tuF 1??ter- Orchestra'. Uecltal. St. Andrew and St. Patrick on a v h7to talnmff- Harrowing talcs or illness ' "" ""' "' grou. which adoAs the Belmont end ,oss are our " rare- but ' '"" ' " ich l!OWe. where Sir Eric la onartanxl fa,lcnow' ot no 'Ins'e death uhlch has the famous French Symphony Orches t one-seldom seen here. I believe only causcd "uch ""espread regret as the tia. the Soeiete des Concerts du Con au admiral "rates" .the white rUg andK?", ?f .IUt,,e Mr Kf' ,he c',1,n,C!'K strratojre, is scheduled to give on Wed tefip nkl ti,, V.. ., k . Minister's wile. There was something ,'' .. ... .... with bine- but f wlllin- tn .7ulto Pathetic -about her death to ar """ a"m"- " "" cameu oui thIlSwl-rmfiT,lK?5.t.?.J1.!tfrom home and she was cb a p.. "r the hope that the-theaters will be er. fIost Amerlenas nrr In tv. c, ' toeouc and charming little per...'. aUoved to open next week. If, when boiit when It cmes to audi distinc tions: and there's a tale, possibly apochryphal. to the effect tut when Che famous British Wr Mission, eaea oy me i:t Hon. Arthur James palfour. came to town, it was diKov ired that th.e flags hung out In their Honor .a the State Department apd the house t.jey were to occupy, the British merchant flag. whch has a red field and Tvbich is much more familiar to us than any other, were all wrong, and were was a great scurrying about to change them j.t the 'lost minute. I chanced to come by the residence w the Secreatry of the Xavy and Mrs Daniels on the evening they were gi--reg a dinner for the distinguished Uritlaher and the house had a gala fook. -with the Stars and Stripes flying (On. one window. huge British flag trom another, and a service stripe, filh two stars, in the doorwjj .MISS LELIA GORDON, IJaughtei of Mrs. George Barnett, wife of the commandant ot the nbo had endeared h rsclf to t vory- Monday coTiea, the ban on amusements one with nhom the came InontntL lias i.ot been lifted, the recital will bo Although she had been married s-.- postponed until a later date. It U carn- eral jears and had two children. -1c 'stly hoped, honerer. that this will, npl vas but twenty-two years old mIi be necessarj, particularly as tho two lirst came to Washington pome ig. t concerts to be given in Jfew Tork haTc' jearo ago with Minister Chang ut.1 had to be postponed until Tuesday and his family and studied in private hundaj next, retpeetively. on account! ituuuin iieic anu in opruisiiiu, ias?. ui uie aeiaeu urnTai oi uie orcneiira. Then she came back as Ir. Koos The orchestra comes to Washington bride, and both her babies wre born under the auspices of the French high In this country. Her fathci. Toasrcommbslon. and the recital will be Cl. -1 ....... !. .- ri . ... ., . , . .. (-----. ......vob Ill-lillblllC "" w niv him luiinu iHiuiPicr i'i:n.iwui inc mQ3i pronnnenc women . while Mme .la nTm tin oWn of the Chinese Hepublic , jin societj, among them Mrs. WiUon, as I house In Xeu York for the winter patronesses. Mrs. Wilson Is also a bos- j months. She regrets leaving Wash- The President and Mr.- "Wilson holder, and the others who have taken ington. but and it's a ery big "but," pulled up stakes on Triday and v. cnt boxes to date are Mme. Jusserand, i as you'll admit after you've tried liv to Xew York to take part In the Co- EdouarU de Billy, deputy French high s j,ere under prescnt conditions lumbus Daj celebrauon there and to nj?'s l??X ' "" ""'U.rt.'i vlfe. freCl' adm't'' that she.'a K,ad . ..... of the high commission. Charles II. Whe's not- frj witi. ti.. nrn,isn, e marine corps. country. That's the course which is usually followed when potentates go a-travellng in these parlous dajs. However, the new President is very anxious to have Mr da. Cama present at the inauguration ceremonies, which are set for November IS, and ho will make every effdrt to reach Brazil by that time. Mme da G'tma. 'ho. as von know. will not accompany her husbaid. ex pects to join him lit the spring, and hopes to sail somo tLme In March. She thinks that by that tlmo conditions may be somewhat more settled and that the submarine menace will have become almost negligible. Mean- On their departure the Belmont, who are temporarily quartered at the Sboreham. will move Back In their own home, to' remain until the house Is needed again for a similar purpose: They expect to be in Washington -all winter, as usual. The rumor that the Edson Brad leys' house had also been taken over seems to have had even It's founda tion In fact, for tho Cradle s are try to stimulate the Liberty loan cam-( Wctmore, and Mrs. K-ancois Berser palgn by their presence Margaret Ambamador Soen To Leave For Braill. There's no information available as to the date of sailing of Mr. da Gama. Wilson went with them. They wound I up a busy day by attending the gala I Libertv Dav concert ien t the Met Tvrd of . I ropolltan Opera Houe for the benefit 4!tsi If tu t nilAan 'Xlnrkat'ita'c ftin f.-, Y.l.n.4 Had it not been for the visit o' ai-,ed ,ta,lon soldiers, and thc-y rct-ehed I lc-tiring ambassador of Brazil, who is and hU staff-Vice .Admiral" Sir " ".n ,, .'"Sh iJ".0,?" Boin "" to hU court to leander Duff. Kcar Admiral A. r. .,mba.ilor nnd memher r t.i, ..nrr ""e Js minister for foreign nffalrs. uve-ett. -2nd table -ett, -2nd a half dozen other no- nere prevent with many otherdiplo an1 probably his aeparturc won't be 8 the society chronicler rntil.l ..o,- a,A qii.(rntii.. iA i.ha. .. n,..iin.i,i h.i.i ti. .f t.t- -. h.-e been put to Jt,to find something J brilliant and a -tirring event. The arrival in Itio de Janeiro reaches this 1106 G Street This Big New York Purchase Suits--Coats Dresses Offers Extraordinary Buying Opportunities " : fiwe'tfonA jf n BBf S -y g P . X.AV . .mnMrr mu . 1' .1 f "The House oi Fashion" ! Buy Another Liberty Bond! keeping house here this winter. Mme. da Gama expects to have all of her houshold goods ready about October 19 for removal from tne big Ingalls house at Eighteenth street and Massachusetts avenue, where the Brazilian embasty has been estab lished for some ears, and she 11 go to New York about that time Ing made to Install a group of war wtorkers as soon as the tapestries. priceless paintings and other works rami.. ki . ... .: . ed ntV"? "V wi'10.'"'. ""-inionth. and the house is now- befng rf. i.i. .V. ... :V" .. paue-reaoy lor tlieir occupancy. If ror storago room is almost as "" """-, tnonttes for an especial ourpose. yeIrheorhrnrre,,aS V fb a -"-t Xl? K cess Margaret Boncomnairnl. The ' two ladles had nlanned a rllt nm !elety Folks Deuit Fancies, Fads, And Foibles of Capital Society : calls on personal friends, sell a bond jr two. and go borne. But. no. after he had visited the White blouse and "sold" the President, the nrst thing be did was to dive Into a little fruit shop and Interview the proprietor. Th Greek demurred a bit. on the score that he had already bought his quota but when some one whispered the name of the salesman, he Jumped at ' the shance to take two more bond' he privilege of bujmg from tte fceretar of the Treasury waswort that much to hlin. , Ue.liloVa Tour of Hemes Successful. -- So It was vheu the Secretary vla Ittd a large red brick, jiouse where a Arumber of; girls employed on war wprfc were living. When they found out 'who was handling the bonds lliy almost fell over themselves' to get their subscriptions in. On the- other hand. Mr McAdoo.sold a number ot bonds to people who had no idea wkj he was and once he was turned .down Ity some wie who knew him. Thjs wad when the party called at the homo- of friends of the Secretary where -he had frequently been enter- . UlneiL The master of the house Tira out, so Mr. McAdoo turned his atten tion to the ne'gro butler who an swered the, doorbell. "How about you, Toiar he demanded; "can't I sign you up,for a IUty-do!a!r bondr ' "Well.' you see. Mr. Secretary." was the repjy. "1'so golu" to buy a bead, but Ie promised to give my 'scrip tion to somobodr else." When he ftund himself In this celgb borliood the Secretary -was inspired to go M!e "Barney" Baruch. Word CiWe down that he was asleep. "Terj wall." said tlie Secretary. "Wake bin up." And he came fn rubbing hit eves no nut ud ' iob this to sub 'scibeio-I.000,00O north of bonds anf to throw In a xj.OOO bond for thi Grayson-baby. son of Hear Admiral and Mrs. Cary" T. Grayson, whom b,i chanced to dee passing In his carriage And fnls is- the same man who put $i00O,C0O 1n the third Liberty loan Vauldn' it be. wonderful to be able U come across ia such, spectacular fashion? Mrs. McAJoo btu been as active ai seen. r remember-corrcctl:. tho Bradleys i T and rather harrowing conditions s hard ca-rIy offered their house to the a'J-1 ?iRl ,carrrJn5 tolr.,Pleas rigpt into lioueb .honties for an enneetol n.imn.e the. homes of the people. Tie housa- the boSs over there are to keep on with their srlorloua xrivAne. tn hnv. buy, buy all we .possibly ean--and her husband in working for the sue- then another band or two. We ce,1 " ,ac ' na xae woman l needn't inind attempting the impos- klherty loan committee Is backing m slble, men at the front are doing that U"1 mea ,n a "'" remarkable fash every day and gettfhg'away with it: 1 1n- Y9'" rm a PrS3S stnt for tin . t"T 5. I (Continued on Page 13.) -. .v. imc .iuiiy un coinmivvoe and ther host of volunteer aids, they are doing Just a Jiltle better than thev know hnw In fh matt.r Af readjusting their organitaion to the.! nnw and rather harrowing conditions ' I last spring, but conditions were so unsettled; and travel bo unsafe and uncomfortable that they dec!dd. dis cretion being the better part of valor, to remain fn Borne. Tor the present, I understand. Mrs. Draper has n Idea of coming home. , flelmont's Home f Skelter MUslons. Humors ware current for fo lung anent the commandeering or Capt, and Mrs. Perry Belmont's house and .. .iiii vuiinicudK sioncs UDDUL 11 v. -omen fi have been published that It way be'dr'-d dollars nor A e w War Lean. "How's the big ofTrnatve progress ing?" That'3 the first thought ts one seize? upon tho newspaper ! ths morning Then, "How's-the Liberty loan coming?' . And then comes a sigh, for tho fact trat the influenza epidemic Is making the soing so much harder In the latter campaign. ?.& mass meetings, no parades; nose of the patriotic demonstrations -which do so mucb toward raising enthusi asm to tho pitch at which men and women subscribe ust tbo few hui- that they can to-houso canvass last Sunday was . amazingly successful-, .and this was due. I believe, in -a. large .measure to t w.c jpint wvin wmen voer Dona sales- ' men and saleswomen--from the- Sec-, letary of the Treasury down, went I into tliu uanvass. - 4 Tala Jrfr- MeAdeo t4r Instance. I J suspeLjhat even the-mifner3 of the LlbortV oan committee, who started ! out vaj'hlm. orpected him to pay! two ot three more or'Jess-perfunetorr - I Wear The Thinnest Of Lingerie Dresses or the sheerest of silk hosiery'1 If you will, but use-MAXDO to re move the hair growth. The prep- ' aratlcn should ba on the dressing' J table! of. every particular woman.) J It's a tcflet necessity, and helps J J to msJce one presentablo to polltel j society. Anv hair growth can be! removed In- from two to three mm- utes. no matter how stubborn. Sold J by O'DonneU. People's. Hiker. Chris. ! tlank Oxrdra. and other good drug.) 'j stores, or write direct to Josephine! J Lo, Fe,vro Co., .Phila Pa. of intere.t in n.,. ti, ,.,i, f ,i,.lI"ite afford, the cort of enthusiasm .. , , ,..... , .vhlch carries thing matter Captain and Mrs. Belmont of nw ...... ... ,.n 4,wU VM.f.O W.Ufea VISl VI S IWlf with a rush and nile& t.u an oversub If you want a Suit, Coat or Dress BUY IT OW and T THIS SALE. vuu will save considerable on tli price and the garments are trom some of New York's best manufacturers. The prices i-pcis l r themsehes and the . armr.its "ill do likewise once Oii sec th;m 200 Stylish Suits briges, Vdour-. ISruad'cloths, ehei Values, $45 to $65 Monday, 535 $39-50 49-5 150 Fashionable Dresses C:c :.n4 ivu oi a kind a manufacturer';, sampL line, .iti C-e;e dc Chines, Serges, Velvets, Velours. Values,' $32.50 to $55 Monday, $25 $35 $39-o 100 Smart Coas With ana Without Fur Collars All Desirable Materials. Values, $37.50 to $75 Monday, 2P-50 3950 $55 New Millinery, Individual Stales $5, $7;50, -$!, S15 5,000 Waists ' '' Uu-ms and Diw $28, $3.98, $5.95 to $15 H I haven't heard whafs to be done with tbe house It belongs to the estate of the late Melville E. Ingalls, who built the mansion and died be fore he lived in it, and. I understand the estate Is anxious to sell. If a sale can't be arranged and people aren't by buving much property Just now the house will probably be rented again. Mrs. Ingalls is not very strong and wouldn't care to burden herself with the care of so large an establishment; and her daughter, Mrs. Malcolm Arnold Rob ertson, expects to call this fall for Copenhagen to Join her husband, the t nrst secretary or is it counselor ; of the British legation to Denmark Mr. andMrs. Melville E. Ingalls, Jr. might presumably occupy the house, but their hom Is in Cincinnati, and they don't spend much time in Washington. At any tale, I'll wager the resi dence won't be varant long Hab- ltationri arc too much in demand for so handsome a residence to go beg- J King and householders ttnnd loo much In awe of Uncle Sam's long reach to let their property stand ldl long. Pretty nearly the last big vacant property in town hah been commandeered, now that tho fior eminent has tiKcn over the home of Mis. William K Draper In K btrcet I understand arrangements are be- I fcred their house to the State Depart- scrlpticu tc almoit match the original j ment for the -entertainment of any (quota. lorcisn missions or oiner visiting l The cutting out or al. sueh artlnclal notables who might come to Wash-aids cive3 opportunity to the slacker, Ington during the winter. The offer! who need nust be nar.-ied or coaxed was accepted with alacrity, and Sir Into subscribing, to 3t from under. Eric Geddes and his suite are at and put- it up to the rest of us. who , present comfortably Installed therein, know that lo:-.i must bo subscribed if (. "v-"" inr-rrti -rni-rrvr iwi-ini levi-rev O Correct Dress for Women 801 Pa. Ave N W. S Open 10 A. M. Buy Liberty Bonds fj iy Buy Liberty Bonds Till It Hurts A Timely Special in a Coats andSllltS CrfJV 1857 i THE KIT TOTHK SITUAT10S I ' r e-e- p g I 1918 m& ' Bring us your old Velvet and Plush Hats and wc will re-eover them on the New Style Frames lv'ew Velvet Ilala made to order. OM Heaver, Felt and Velonr llnli rebloekrU on the Nrvr Full l,Ir.. IIMlqiiiirler for the lxrK,l Hr leetlfin of l.nrileai' lint I'rniii- on Wire and nuihrura. Udies' Capital Hat Shop SOS Mill 8t. U. I'liuue Main SS (Jar Work Is Our llrpotatlua. at E $oz.oo mKKm y ' h ia v. ji v.mcj iinusuul values in women's apparel are possible at this store. You'll agree that these new Suits and Coats at $25 are unusual values when you see the many charm ing styles and examine the ma tsrials and workmanship. Get ' "iiOiida- ior first choice Fine Furs Special Values or Early Buyers. Beautifully Trimmtd Hats-$5 to $25. '' Jneiflg!?--rr-tev .evT-revi i o?3p if MUSIC Maintains Morale Definition of "Morale": "That mental state which renders a man capable of endurance and of exhibiting courage in the presence of danger." At No Time Has Music Been So Necessary to Our National Interest As Now We Need It in the Homes We Need It in the Churches We Need It in the Schools We Need It at the Playgrounds We Need It pn the Streets We Need It in the Theaters We Need It at Patriotic Gatherings Need It on Our Warships : Need It in Camps and Cantonments We Need It in Trench and on Battlefield WeNeedlt AIways-Everuwherc It Makes Morale We Supply. Everything Musical Droop's Music House Meiuva.v l'ianoa Pljjer-Piurii., CC r. Droop & Soiy Co. 1300 G iu tolas JI?e0tLj Mus.'c I I