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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
"I met my old colonel the other day. He
is in his eighty-fourth year, and he reminded
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Mrs. Rollie Borden-Loew,
Mene, Peary's Eskimo Protege.
Copyright, 1908, by G. G. Bain.
LOS ANGELES HERALD SUNDAY MAGAZINE
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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.
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Copyright, 190S, by Harris & Ewing.
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