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ancie; liw v* 5* ■ s ■y y r i; ' f 5 * 6 ESTABLISHED VOGUE FOR SUMMER FURS. The vogue of summer furs appears to be established and the globe-trot-! ting public Is probably responsible for It The whereabouts of those who finally make fashions appear to be de termined by the variations of the thermometer and these fleet and fleet ing seekers after comfort and change, carry their furs with them to the four corners of the globe. While we are looking for reasons for wearing furs In summer weather we are not to over look the fact that they are amazingly becoming. But furriers have seen to it that fur garments for summer wear look very different from fur garments for win ter wear. Summer furs borrow a sum mery look from crepe and silk liberal ly used In combination with them. They do not take the business of pro viding warmth at all seriously, but are made up usually In small, loose-hang ing capes, worn as If slipping off the shoulders. Scraps of white fox fur nish one instance of a fur piece good for both summer and winter wear and ■carfs In dark gray or taupe, appear among summer furs that will be use ful In winter. Small ermine capes and small capes of Hudson seal trimmed with ermine, lead the little procession of summer furs and, next to them, capes of ml '1 * "51 to "I be MILLINERY IN BLACK AND WHITE. •birred silk or crepe banded with furs are conceded the place of honor. Of course not everything that calls itself j ermine is really ermine, nor need we Inquire too closely into the pedigree ef all the neck pieces that are called •ffilte fox ; furriers are amaringly clev *r people. Imitations of white fox are •specially effective and there with «nail capes like those shown In the Illustration are inexpensive little lux uries that no one will begrudge the «immer girl. In July and August summer Is crowned with millinery In black nnd white. The reign of the all-black hat Is shared with the all-white hat and with the cool sparkle of black and white combined. This summer that darkest of blues, called after the ra ven's wing. Is used with white as a I «institute for black and Just by way of I variety. It is so very dark that ft is really blue-black and'the combination Is the most reserved nnd elegant thing in mortal eyes. The big black hat knows nothing of warning favor, either for summer or winter. One of the pretty and simple summer models is shown in the pic ture. It is of black satin with a wide border of fancy hairbraid about the edge which Is bound with satin. A long sweep of slender feathers and a little emplacement of ribbon make a trimming exactly suited to the shape. A large and picturesque hat Is of white georgette crepe with a border about the brim and crown of narrow milan braid. White satin camellias and little white roses are wreathed about the crown, with the small roses clustered In the top crown. The chic small hat of white crepe georgette, faced with black velvet and finished with a border of white feath ers about the upstanding brim Is as cool and crisp as frost. It Is a late summer hat of the kind that may be worn at almost any time and any where. For sports and outings, rough straw sailors In bright and vivid colors are candidates for favor that are sure *o win. Along with them appear soft, ex quisite felts In wonderful- shades of a of the new colors, trimmed with compact rosettes of ribbon, In outing hats of j the most elegant type, \ ! ! I Pockets and Belts. One of the attractive new girdles, made of silk, shows two deep pockets hanging from the belt, one over each hip. This girdle Is wide, and fhe pockets are deep, and It Is one of those Interesting accessories that adds quite a new tone to the frock with which it is worn. It could be developed in silk of almost any color, to harmonize with the figure In silk or cotton or linen fab ric with a white ground of which ths skirt it tops Is made. SOCIETY CANNIBAL, SHE CALLS HUBBY Miss Raymond, Actress, Discov ers the Latest Thing in Un desirable Husbands. Chicago.—A "society cannibal" ia flic latest tiling in undesirable liu. bands. Helen Raymond, actress, says that she discovered the variety when she became Mrs. R. J. Perry at Buffalo in November, 1914, and she has begun suit to divorce herself from an "os tensible millionaire" whose chief as L/i -ya> He Followed Me to Buffalo. set. she says, consists in his ability to "live nu bis friends." Men and women f|re alike to the "society cannibal," M. ss Raymond says. Mrs. I'erry, or Miss Raymond, as she is known in stageland, recites in her bill for di vorce that her married life lasted six weeks, and then she went back to work. "The jewels, the limousines and the society life he promised me were il lusions," said Miss Raymond. "A 'so ciety cannibal' is a lovable chap until you find him out. I thought mine was the nicest boy In the world until his father opened my eyes. I met Perry In Sr. Louis and he followed me to Buffalo. After I had known him six weeks, he proposed and I accepted. He said he would go right out and get the ring. He returned with a beautiful diamond. Later I discovered he had borrowed a diamond stickpin from a friend und had the stone reset into a ring. "In about six weeks I found out that a mnrried woman in St. Louis was one of the victims of my 'society cannibal' and that she was paying our bills. Back to the stage I went." COP BALKS AT NURSE'S JOB Reaches Limit of Patience When Called by Woman to Mind the Baby. Detroit.—The bell in the police sta tion rang and the girl's voice informed the sergeant that she needed a cop mighty quick at her home, out on Char lotte avenue. So with romance in his mind, Patrol man William Cable hurried out. "He's right In there and he's awfully well-behaved." Patrolman Cable entered. The "he" was a two-year-old boy. "What's the point?" asked the cop. "The baby belongs to one of our tenants," replied the woman. "She went to the country and left the baby with us. My husband and I are going to a party tonight and we couldn't take the baby along. So we thought you'd take care of it." "Madam." replied Patrolman Cable, "I rescue dogs; climb trees for pet cats; teach pet canaries, and answer more questions than a kindergarten teacher. All these have f done—but I'll be darned if I'm going to sit on the floor playing horse or Indian with somebody's kid. Good-night." Exit romance. SLITS TONGUE OF ROOSTER Portland Man Is Fined $25 as Result of Humane Society's Prosecution. Portland, Ore.—It cost John Wilcox, »ixty-eight years old, of this city, ex- tctly $25 to experiment with the crow- jig machinery of a neighbor's rooster. John couldn't sleep o' turnings be cause of the persistent exercising of the rooster's vocal organs. So John caught the crowing cock and slit its tongue in the hope that peace would reign thereafter in the neighborhood. The Portland Humane society succeed ed In getting a $25 fine assessed on the B11 iateur throat specialist, Dead Snake Poisons We!!. Gault, Colo.—Poisoned water caused the death of several horses in this com munity. H. E. Bone, farmer, who has 80 acres of ground waiting to seed lost his only team. The strange poi soning was solved when a dead rattle snake was taken from the well oa the B<«e rund». Jrs' TACKLE GREAT PROBLEMS OF WAR ia A/hat Members of Advisory Com mittee of Defense Have Un dertaken to Do. BIG MEN GIVING SERVICES Co-ordinating the Industries of the Country So That Each Can Ren der the Limit of Its Potential Service to Government. By EDWARD B. CLARK. Washington.—Probably a thousand times a day this question Is asked by visitors to Washington : "What Is the Council of National Defense?" It Is apparent also from letters that are received In the capitul that the exact nature of the council and of its great advisory committee is not gen erally nor thoroughly understood. The Council of National Defense Itself con sists simply of sir cabinet officers, the secretaries of war, navy, Interior, agri culture, commerce and labor. The ad visory committee of national defense, which is uffiliated with the council, consists of a commission of seven busi ness men who, with the departments assigned to them, are as follows: Daniel Willard, transportation and communication (president Baltimore & Ohio railroad), chairman. Howard E. Coffin, munitions and manufacturing (including standardi zation) and Industrial relations, vice president Hudson Motor company. Julius Rosenwald, supplies (Includ ing clothing, etc.), president Sears, Roebuck & Co. Bernard M. Baruch, raw materials, minerals and metals, banker. Dr. Hollis Godfrey, engineering and education, president I >rexel Institute. Samuel Gompers, labor, including conservation of health and welfare of workers, president American Federa tion of Labor. Dr. Franklin Martin, medicine and surgery, including general sanitation, . secretary General American College of , Surgeons, Chicago. All Freely Undertaken. Upon these men devolved the task of so co-ordinating the industries of the country that each and all, figura tively speaking, could render to the government the limit of its potential service at the pressing of a button. Less thun ICO salaried persons are working for the*government under the advisory committee of national de fense—of the members of the com mittee itself only one or two have even rendered expense bills. From 400 to 500 men, whose incomes from their business ranges from $5,000 to more than $100,000 a year, are giving their services to the government that the United States may perform its share of winning the war against Ger many. The vital thing at first was to as certain the needs of the country, to learn the things industry must supply to put our soldiers into the field and keep them there and to supply the needs of ourselves and our allies. A dozen major subjects instantly sug gested themselves when the business men began to put their heads togeth er: the best use to be made of the Railroads, both for the transportation of troops and of material to keep our industries going and our citizens fed ; the part the waterways should play in in in MARION CLEVELAND TO WED ! m. Miss .»Jtarion Cleveland, youngest daughter of the late President Cleve land, is engaged to marry William Stanley Dell of New York city. * The announcement was made by Mrs. Thomas J. Presto'*, Jr., formerly Mrs. Grover Cleveland The date of the ! wedding has not been set. j Miss Cleveland made her debut in i society in 1914. For the past two j years she has been a student in Teach- | Jrs' college, Columbia university. Mrs. | Preston's eldest danghter, Esther ; Cleveland, is engaged in relief work in ; I'aris, for soldiers blinded in battle. Mr. Dell only recently returned from »ervlce abroad with the American am bulance in France. . , the scheme of transportation; the mo bilization of military und industrial resources; the increase of agriculture and manufacture to meet the abnor mal demands Incident to war; the building of ships, and the compilation of an enormous mass of duta frctu which any reasonable question with reference to military and industrial ca pacity could be answered. Railroads and Telephones. Already the 230,000 miles of rail road in the United States have been virtually commandeered by the advi sory committee, which, through Chair man Willard, can issue to them more arbitrary orders than President Wil son, under the most drastic law, prob ably would cure to issue. This is a voluntary service of the railroad and admittedly possibly Is intended as in answer to some of the railroad critF eisms In congress. One man also now governs the tele phone—Theodore N. Vail, president of the American Telephone and Tele graph company. For the first time in telephone history regulars and inde pendents are working side by side for the good of the country. More than 10,000 miles of wire have been set aside for the special use of the army and the navy and some of the other departments. Modern methods for using the telephone are being intro duced nnd new systems installed, one of which will cover completely the signal service in the field. Washing ton Is being taught bow to use the telephone properly and a new central office with a capacity of 10,000 lines is being provided. In the mobilization camps and among the lighthouses nnd coast guard j stations new telephone facilities are ! being created, requiring 300 miles of j submurine cable, 300 miles of pole and more than 13,000 miles of wire. Thè soldiers of the National Guard who are guarding railroad bridges and water supply systems have been put in touch with headquarters. If secrets could be told, the story of the extension of the telephone service in the navy would make the people sit up. BREAK SEVEN DISHES A YEAR Going to Rubbish Heap Faster Than They Can Be Made in United States. Cleveland, O.—They're breaking dishes faster than they can make them in the United States and the other countries are too busy warring to make pottery. Every man, woman and child in this country breaks on the av erage seven dishes apiece annually. Over 700,000,000 dishes a year are broken by irate married folk and oth ers, who drop them accidentally, and others who drop them on purpose to keep from washing them. TO DRIVE OWN HOSPITAL CAR ON FRENCH FRONT Tulsa, Okla.—Arthur Gamman, a young oil operator, will sail for France in a few days to drive a field ambu lance contributed by himself. Gain man and his business partner, Ray mond W. McIntosh, were among the first in Tulsa to volunteer as officers S | ! ! ! i : j j j j it is to in or in the new United States army and j were ordered to Leon Springs, Texas, for training. On their way there McIntosh was stricken with appendicitis and died. to Gammon accompanied the body to New ^ York for burial and there decided to > enlist In the ambulance corps for 1m-j in ! mediate foreign service. j 0 - j HAS 6 SONS. ALL OVER i< DRAFT AGE. IN GUARD j Denver, Colo.—Six stalwart sons of j one family, although beyond the age ! limit of registration, are in the Na- ; tional Guard of Colorado, and the ; mother, Mrs. Mary A. Chase, is very proud. Hie eldest son is Alpha M. Chase, : forty-four; Willlts G. is forty-two. James A. thirty-seven, Lawrence A. j thirty-five, Sylvanus L. thirty-three : ami Benjamin T., the "baby." thirty- j one. Tiieir uncle. Dr. John Chase, was adjutant general of the Colorado Na- j tional Guard. TO STOP VAST DECAY OF SWEET POTATOES Atlanta. Ga.—Movements have been started in several agricul tural communities of the South to care for sweet potatoes, so as to save them from decay during winter storage. The United States department of agricul ture estimates that 10,000,000 bushels of sweet potatoes are lost annually through improper curing and storing. Men Drive Out Girls. Oberlin, O.—Oberlin girl students of the sociology and economics lecture ! classes, which have met heretofore in j the lecture room of the Men's building. i made themselves too free with the j building privileges, and the classes were requested recently to go some where else by the irate residents of the building. The men said the girls were apt to lounge around the lobby is ! , [ ing ; ! ! he in and halls of the building. Since dress ing gowns and bathrobes are the chief "at home" garb of the building room ers, they protested. the SHOW SPIRIT OF OUR FOREFATHERS mo the ca a in of in j ! j Men of the Training Camps Will Make Excellent Lot of Officers. NOT VERY MANY WEEDED BUT Considerable Number is Being De tailed for Engineering and Aviation Instruction—War Department Officials Are Pleased. S | X weeks the weeding-out policy has By EDWARD B. CLARK. Washington.—More than half the first training period f, )r candidates for commissions in the new army Is up, and the officials of the war depart ment are ready to declare that result» are beyond expectations and that tho "plucking" process will develop fewer victims than anyone thought possibly could he the case. Stock Is being tnken hy the officials of the results obtained hy weeks of training for the 40,000 young men now undergoing instruction In the camps. An officer of the army said today: "The lower commissioned rank In our national array will he filled by men of whom any country could be proud. 1 he young Americans who are attend ing the sixteen officers' training camps in as many sections of the country are showing the spirit that made this country free. It is to he expected that no difficulty nt all will he experienced in selecting the men to command in tlie junior commissioned grades, the ! first .iOo.ooo young Americans soon to ! lie called to tile colors. " 1 he time given for the training is short, and only one-half of it has passed. Imt the results obtained make ! us believe that, numerous as were the i early mistakes and trying ns were tin* conditions to which the men at first : were subjected, the outcome will be all j that we can wish, nnd It seems to he j assured that the young officers quickly j will get the confidence of the men j whom they are to command and with it the confidence of this country and of its allies." Political Pull Weakening. The reports which come to Wash ington from all the training camps are that the boys have put all that they have into their work. Washington still is a little fearful that some of the young men who may he denied commis sions because they have not come up to the mark may have recourse to friendly political influence to secure for them what they could not secure for themselves. This fear of the offi cials, however. Is not sharp, for with in a week or so the pressure from tho politicians for preference for this man or that man hns weakened. It can be said for the war department that It hns stood faithful to Its duty of deny ing requests for commissioned places for those lacking experience and other wise unfitted for the work of leading men. It should he understood that nothing like nil the young men who entered the camps will answer their names at ml! call on the day of breaking camp. For j been pursued, Men who never would make officers are told of their shortcomings and sent to their homes. In addition to this a considerable percentage of the men ^ have been sent to other camps where > they will specialize in engineering, or in aviation. The department hasadopt- j 0 (1 a policy of sending men to flying j headquarters where thev will bo i< rained, and later be given commissions j ,n A r To Help Prepare Army Camps. j ! ; ; : j : j j Now that something like seven weeks have passed and virtually full opportunity lias been given for passing judgment on the qualifications of each man. it is not to he expected that the elimination will he anything like so many as they have been in tin* past ex cept perhaps In the cases of men who show marked aptitude for places In tho staff department. These men, of course, are not eliminated, hut sfiflply are transferred. It has been asked frequently what is to be done with fhe candidate offi cers between August 11, when the first camps are brought to an end, and tho time set for the mobilization of the first national army. The students after about a week's leave probably will he sent to the sites of the cantonments where they will undertake work under the colonels In command and will be given an opportunity to help in tho preparation of the big camps for tho selected service men. In the preparation for the second se rles of encampments which will bo opened on August 27 the officers of tho army are doing what they can to avoid repetition of the mistakes made dur ing the continuance of the first camp. Rians now drawn tip by the Jepart ment eliminate almost entirely men who lack any military experience. Of course some likely soldier-making ma terial to he found among civilians who never have shouldered a musket will he utilized, but it is probable that tho students at the second camps will ho in large part men who have seen some previous military service. Here's Another Patriot. New York.—Add another patriot to the list. In answer to appeal to tax payers to pay thoir income taxes ia advance, one man sent double tho amount, asking that the extra sum b** used for war purposes.