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MAINLY ABOUT PEOPLE r" HAPLAIN, afterward bishop, MeCabe, had the amusing weakness of being indifferent to all red tape in ecclesiastical, parliamentary or military law and discipline. He was impa tient of the petty technicalities that hindered him in his' good work. As a rule, says Bishop F. M. Bristol, in his biography of the chap lain, his disposition to ignore the restraints of regulation and the technicalities of discipline n-dt with good nature. In his speech at a reception in Philadelphia in 1904 he gave this charming bit of reminis cence, which illustrates several characteristics of his nature: "1 went down to the army and joined my regiment. It was not yet quite time for the forward move, and I got the boys to help me build a big arbor church, and we began to hold meetings every day and every night. Fully five hundred souls were converted at those meetings. "I met my old colonel the other day. He is in his eighty-fourth year, and he reminded / M \ Mrs. Rollie Borden-Loew, concert soprano. Mene, Peary's Eskimo Protege. Copyright, 1908, by G. G. Bain. LOS ANGELES HERALD SUNDAY MAGAZINE |HB >„ v* f - . . •* * •*• * '.i tShP^S "**§ - -"- -" •' i fajajTJiSw •• '■*■- ■""' •• ' ' '■ -*3»<iSl BM^H« E- " - , I Viscountess de Martel, WIFE OP THE FIRST SECRETARY OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY, WASHINGTON. i <*■» ■ * ■''■■■',■ ■*■■*' --" ■ ' ■ .-'■.■'-...-- ■'■>''^O||l~* 4^^^^^^^SSvtt*^'- Rev. Dr. Gustave N. Hausmann, Rabbi of Temple Ansche Chesed. me of an incident that I had forgotten. He said that one day during that protracted meet ing when he went out for the usual three-o'clock dress parade, the soldiers were not present. He stood there almost alone on the parade ground. The bugle had called the men to the order of the day, but they did not respond. The colonel shouted to the adjutant: " 'Where are the men V and he said, 'The chaplain has them all in the church, and he de clares that the meeting is so good that he won't let them out.' "The colonel was angry. He sent a message to me and ordered me to dismiss the meeting I sent back word that I could not dismiss the meeting —it was going on with such great power that I did not feel that it would be right. "The colonel then sent a guard and arrested me, and brought me to headquarters, where he remonstrated with me for interfering with the Copyright by Cliacdinst. FEBRUARY 14, 19G9 military discipline of the camp. The colonel said I was out of sorts for two or three days, but that I came one day to his tent and put my head in and said: 'Colonel, you were right and I was wrong; henceforth I will obey orders.'" "Just like MeCabe," said his friends. TJR. LUDWIG WULLNER, who has made *J an enormous success in the United States in recital work, has a repertory of seven hundred songs. He made over one hundred appearances last season in Europe. His method is peculiar—indeed, he has come to be known as "the singer without a voice." T IKE the Empress of Germany, Queen Vie ■"-* toria of Sweden is a great housekeeper, j*.id in her youth at Baden her mother saw to it that she received practical instruction in the art of cooking. One of the happiest hours of her stay at Windsor was consequently spent in inspecting the huge kitchens. flk»4 1 P Queen Lilliakulani. Copyright, 190S, by Harris & Ewing. I I Richard Croker Playing a Big Shark at Palm Beach.