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THE FARMER AND MECHANIC.
5 iTH ORuAN K HF I OHM DAT IT ! f JONES MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION Mrs. Edwin Clark Gregory Endeavoring tn s.vo u p VToxrol TJr. T?vTv rni , " " nave met with some touching in- oi iNavai riero rrom lnreatened Decav Gpnpral stans of devotion to an ideal while Porter to Head the Society. y VjGnerai $?u.,V,S. North Carolina. The others are I-ee Overman, Kdwin Clark, Jr.. and John Tillery Gregory. Patriotism Popular Theme. "In my association with women of every section." said Mrs. Gregory. "I find patriotism is a theme to which almost every one will respond. I have met with some tourhine in Wellington Star. i am too devoted in American," Pl;,i Mrs. Edwin Clark Gregory of ihi'Mr N. C, "to admit our coun l;v is more ungrateful than republics Knerally, ut I do wish we had shu.vn more appreciation of John T'ij! Jones. The intrepid naval com jiP.hT, dead or alive, should give III'., national conscience a twinge when f V r the time we study the history ,f tin war of independence. of course, the splendid service of ion Horace Porter in a large meas- in- made reparation for the century .f reflect, but it is almost humiliat ing t reflect that this service was u' work of love of one generous- Minted public man rather than the Prompting of the nation. Still, we ,,u' the revei-ed remains of John r.ml .Tones reposing in a stately mau ..loLini at Annapolis, and every em j rvo naval hero going forth from the billowed shades of the Naval Acad- 4?m is steeped in reverence to his memory. For this we are all very grateful. I:nt down in the old colonial capital of North Carolina, Halifax, the splen Tut old home where John Paul Jones spent his happy days, the only home lie over knew or loved, is crumbling tn decay, livery North Carolina wo Tii.ni with a grain of patriotism has . rii saddened at the picture of ruin tin- old Jones mansion presents, and vf tried many means to rescue it be fore we came before the nation with our pica. John Paul Jones is a na tional hero, and not altogether a North Carolina celebrity, so it seems j)toer to have the entire nation take up the work we have been vainly ii ruing in the state, in the local D. A. It., and afterward at the Continental ''nuross. To Found Society. "It is our promise to found a so ciety similar to that which has pre served Mount Vernon; to have regents and vice regents from every state, with as large membership as we may. tion. There is Mrs- William Owen, wife of Col. Owen, who is the execu tive head of the Southern Industrial Congress. Mrs. Owen was one of the earliest to join the ranks of those committed to preserve the home of John Paul Jones and of the other honorable occupants of the Grove She at orice set about devisinsr means EMDEN-MEN GET 11 WELCOME he Scotch bov and. feline nis lack of success in the new coun try, cordially asked him to the Grove uniu nis iortune mended. From that time the history of John Paul mingles iuinimieiy witn that of the Jones family, and to study the one is to secure records of Vinto trv and papers of the dv iM tv.t for revenue, for the country is sorely i . . " -" " " i .1 , ... i si.i.i. me &cotcn sailor was aln ost unlet- iCV a.wiuauif munvy iu pui lino any society, no matter how worthy. "We do not wish this new patriotic effort to be a drain on any of the members, and our aim from the be ginning has been to make the cost of the project small that all will apie io airora it. Mrs. uwen con Wanderers From the German Cruiser Greeted With Enthusiasm. tered, and that at once the generous nost Degan to take his education in hand. "His great intellect showed itself instantly, so that after a few years' tutorship in the home of his benefac tor we find the daring sea fighter emerging a polished man of letters, graceful and accomplished, versed In the ways of the world, but yet so un worldly that he asked and received permission to add the name Jones to his own, the greatest tribute he could pay and one which assured its im mortality. It is John Paul Jones henceforth in the records, and while its bearer remained on American soil his steps bent toward the grove and it was to him The impressive scene when the in trepid survivors of the Kmden crew ended their long and perilous wander ings over the sea and through the desert, and reported once more to their superior naval officers for duty, is described in a dispatch from Con stantinople, published in the Ber liner Tageblatt of May 25. just receiv ed in this country. .The account, writ ten by Dr. Kmil Ludwig. the special correspondent whom the paper had feel j sent to meet the Kmden men as they emergea irom the desert, and tiled ceived the idea of presenting the en- unaer aale OI May 24, reads: tire life of Commodore Jones in a Now lho Kmden men have at last scenario and to get the motion films reached Europe. The many feasts produced under such auspices as which the German colonies and the would most profit our organization. Turkish authorities insisted on pre- She intends to turn over the entire Paring for the heroes on their way proceeds to the society, and it is the through Asia Minor, in Adana, Tars- most generous offer we have yet received. "She has at infinite pains produced the early scenes of John Paul's life, sus. liosanti, Konia. and Kskishehir, have improved the condition of the crew, half of whom are siill suffering Irom malaria or its consequences. The dresses at every station, or children recited poems amid the Turkish sounds of which only the words "Al laman" (Germans) and "Kmden" were intelligible to us. One little child was specially courageous, and recited o mm a refuge and support, OT10;OT,r Q f aki. officers, tn he nro nrrvri f,,rW!,r.i fn ATnntlL ?n rSf , Wf h" where he was born; the tiny school in When the train today drew near to n.SdpSo Trlini Jefferson, bun- the hUls wh,ch he 'atended for a few Constantinople, the cordiality and en- iiiuiiiiio, mr viii mirv, i toi iif-f liiir cnnjk l " " " Vv v. vuok ii m" His First Commission. inviting from the knolls, where he suntide fraternizing with the Turks. It was in the errand and sumntu- I went to service with his relatives; i he Chief Mayors delivered ad- ous main drawing room that Commo- then, his sea life with its thrilling ad dore Jones received the sword now I ventures, and all portrayed to inspire so sacredly guarded in the Navy De- veneration for the youth who became partment. And in the fine old li- so renowned a hero. iis sad me, brary, where the ancient mahogany when, at the tender age of twelve, he has defied time and th abuse, of was bound as an apprentice to a mer- neero tenants. Willie Jones wrote his chant at Whitehaven, which led to his in German. The nags were wreathed friend, Joseph Hewes, chairman of voyage to Virginia, where his brother with laurel, and prettily dressed little naval affairs in the Continental Con- was a planter. All this has been children brought up to the crew great gres;3 sitting in Philadelphia, com- done so delicately and so many points baskets full of cherries and the first mending to his good offices his young brought forward which are good for strawberries; but the eyes of the sail protege John Paul. This letter un- all to know. ors hung, more fondly upon beer and doubtedly obtained for the ambitious "The scenario shows that John Paul tobacco, which they received in large youth his first commission in the con- went into the slave business, but left quantities. Kven at those stations tincntal navy. it in disgust, and the relicking days where the train whizzed past without "Then, at the request of Willie of his freelance career at sea and on stopping, Oriental applause Moated up Jones, Hewes interested himself in down until fortune brought him to to us- and everywhere stood honorary the valor of young John Paul Jones the favorable notice of Willie Jones, reception committees, and erave -him full support from his Prnm tbis nart on. the home at the When we at last drew near Haidar- adonted state. North Carolina. Lastlv. Ornvo will bo denicted in all its as- Pasha, the final station of the raib J he financial obligation will De ai- Gov Samuel Johnson wrote to Mr. pects and in this way we will present road on the Asiatic side, the railway .im.st negligible, and lnf, f lor OI Jones in 1789 that the state intended to those members not able to see the station seemed to be transformed into ins auoii.puMitruBuiiicum b " V I to Present a bust of Chevalier John mansion itself a faithful view of it as a restive nan. l.ieut. Gapt. von Mucke Hid. patriotic usefulness will oe great. paul Jones to the statehouse in Ral- we hoDe to keep from this time for- ordered his men, who had only now mv president is to oe oen. tiordte e- h chevalier jones beine among ward. transformed themselves again into T..'. find . I10?.0 ,Fy JJj the foremost revolutionary heroes "I think this scenario alone a blue lads, since navy uniforms had mi i n n r w wh0 derived their appointment from worthy patriotic service to the na- been sent to them on the way, to step not ladies, Mrs. George we.y North Carolina. This intention un- tion and I am sure it is one which up, and he led them up to a group ionaid McLean and Airs. Mattnew x. fortunately seemed to have been de- will meet with instant success. We of navy officers who, with Admiral "tt. mere mil also oe a nst oi ferred and finally was lost sight of hope to begin in the public schools Souchon at their head, remained honorary presidents selected from in tv, 4V...., v. -r v, ..or- miiotiv standine-. i xxi. iiiu lauciii -Y ca,i o. i i i i oiii:iiuiil liic uuuix.y. anu tii t c x i -i o eminent naval officers, of whdm Ad iitir.il Dewey is typical. lapsing years. throughout the country, 'Though the mansion has been so ous state regents will be charged with 'vi rio? t-va lArtPfl lon& neglected, we of North Carolina, this program. Later we will exhibit Vico presidents will be selected who always hCped to restore it, have generally and always with full expla ,Jrom every state, with the central au- gufficient records of the interior dec- nation of the purpose. Our American Then this young "triumphator,,, who even a moment ago stood amid cheers and a shower of acacia blos soms, bowing and shaking hands on the platform, the man who for four teen days has been the one man "7"" Bwvieijr iu and the sleeping apartments. Among and see the possibilities of these me- military order to the little Admiral ;.ft-aier we win uiuo u a the ancient gentry there are pieces of morial associations. It is a gentle and lowers his sword: 'Will IIUV IIIO V tXUia liuuioiuui I tinaofnr onfl tV& Kvnnaa -rrrV. irvVl I -f v. nracAnf nrA ononnnlinft I "Tlnrr n vArnT-- r. f ,.1 : w. 1., TTli "rJf, u"' iZ lAfrr w old furniture like that of Monticello when every home of the founders of Emden, 44 men, 4 officers, 1 surgeon ."1-" " "2V, "',,7" I and Monnt Vernon can easily be the republic are cared for by the Admiral Souchon received the an J" "rll l.i. ' , i. .i," Cri. I traced to the purchasers. Indeed women of the country. nouncement just as a daily report -ir.Vr lil a I tnotlgh the society is merely peeping "We do not, of course, mean to ex- Only then did he press the Lieutenant il , LV'I ' J M . , - " 6"4 out ol JtS sfcell and we have as yet elude men, but they have many other Captain's hand, bid him welcome. ".ir .. X, "li VuA TiT, offers to aid in the restoration, by venerable homes seems essentially a No sooner had the column with the sad-eyed, yo cinating and so absorbing that one of the station than there burst from CnVSt." r.i!rii4rfM Snaim for Sece. loses sight of frivolous, amusements io,0 00 throats a rousing "Hurrah!" rove, ana 10 Keep i 'a memorial of otif Aionary haval hero J. Ivor this last idea lied, more useful hd. more in bar- daucrhtey of Senator and Mrs. Lee tnony with historic traditions. . I Overman. Mrs. Gregory is socially "Of the mansion. I flad so few powerful. As all of the state took Know of it even supernciaiiy tnat to special pride m John Paul Jones ana spread this knowledge is or ltseu .a deplored nis memory had been so useful propaganda. The benefactor I neglected, Mrs, Gregoiy Was inspired r x i like cards or dancing ana giaaiy gives On a torpedo boat that had been wait- . Personally, I patriotic cilises and tor her practical ; "Xm'"r, ?"j5:ll"il "f5 the seraglio. park-like point of There, surrounded by War May End Interchange Between new countless crowds, were the Min ister Enver Pascha and Talaat Bey, the German Ambassador, Preiherr von Wangenheim, and Marshal von der Golz Pasha, the combined navy Men of Various Nations. Boston Herald. "Wlint effeef will the war have on of John Taul figures in the annals I with renewed enthusiasm at the time I international co-operation in the re- fini'iy as wiiii xrosiuijr uw vi ueij, f uriera tuuieveraein. in uis- giona 01 science ana art uamo Wai WilHaiV.. but he lived be- I coveriner the Paris i-estinsr nlace of 1 Th T?wensVa npo-hiadot of KtoeW- f're the da's hf the 'Little Willie' I the great sea fighter. holm, publishes a symposium on this jokes and he sisrns all documents with 1 At once Mrs. Gregory aided by S1,hwt nnA Sir wniiam Ramv. the Earing title of Willie. He was her mother, Mrs. Overman, and other British chemist, appears therein as i 7arv hVnd t ient rant von Murk of that Robin Jones, a High- prominent patriotic women of North Limisti, rw.f w mentions thfi raih "J ban.d'. jie"1-P1- n Mck Atn.lor f rmHa MnArf-whn was at- Pa roll w a. amnnir whnm mav be men- JV1 : u o togemer witn me war Aiinisier. in y O . w " v t i - " -v d XlliUlO aurwiivcuiY mm nc icmcun lorney general of North Carolina un- tioned Mrs. Walter Hines Page and tnat at least until after the lapse of der royal rule. Itis manorial estate, t illed the Grove, was renowned in Iro-revolutlonary days for hospitality and f0r the distinguished guests en tertained there. Mansion Still Beautiful. "Allen Jones, brother of Willie Jius, became a general in the patrio tic army and later served his state Anally in the legislature. The Jones .mansion, though now in pathetic tiins, retains much of its" tormer 'Muty. All the wood, carved and friVhly stained, came from England. home in the south can show more stately halls and drawing rooms, Avhiie the stairways are marvels even The daintiest of parquetry, still intact after three years of neglect, ad orns the floors of the pretty music rooms, and satinwood in panels, with ovely Cupids flvine about the dado. I'roclaima the wealth and culture of the Jones family It was to this beautiful home nat Willie Jones brought the youth ful Scotch i sailor, John Paul. Mr, Jones had met him previously in Vir ginia. Later when the adventure some were gathering in large numbers Mrs. Robert Newton Page began to monv fenerations, thev will be "out- agitate the question of restoring the lawea and excommunicated," adding Grove, -mis spring tne project wok of botn Austrains and Germans that, definite shape, and the permanent or- snouia they be invited to scientfiic bh.iii.Uuu uw w-. congresses, "it is absolutely certain of his little bandi now Krown eDic oiucn.ruiwiiiouuuiBw v ".6" that no other nation will meet them." amid the cheers of Byzantium on and confer with the secretaries of at n,, t. w -ti?n tn m,:. 2VU ctnta onfl of tnA rnw and with Ad- v",.r wiiicn n a.nu nii oiiicc-rs nau never corps of officers, General Bronsart von Schellendorf, all awaiting their ar rival. Amid the strains of the German na tional anthem, played by the Turkish e. er Pasha, paced along the long German and Turkish fronts. Then he led forth his 44 men, and marched, amid new ovations, all through Stamboul, across the great bridge to Galata, to the dock of the steamship General, at the head Via Paviio rl a Psiric! mflintf.ins thpft miral Dewey and others. friendly collaboration betWeei French "More than 2,000 names have al- Q Grman scientists is not only im- ready been secured to figure as char- Ible now but remain im- ter members, and the new society is Possible until the time when another ready to spring full-fledged into ac- nii haVo made T1S foret tive existence. There can be no doubt ge""f0n n " that the personality of Mrs. Gregory PrussJto of P,nnmv has contributed largely to this result. , In the J J As Miss Overman she was the toast forecasts some good reasons for op. of her state, and still enjoys the rep- "mlsm, ned to. be sted. One of utation of being one of its loveliest them is that science as such, unlike women. She married very young, as politics, has no national boundaries, southern belles are apt to do, the Its interests are world-wide. A poh- year after she had finish her educa- tical program is for the government tion at Staunton, Va. Mr. Gregory is that elaborates it, a new truth m a graduate of the University of North physics, biology, anthropology or psy- Carolina, and the romance may be chology is accepted and assimilated called one of the foot ball field, for wherever there are investigators, he was the star player, of his year. Somehow or other, war or no war. the There are four sons, one of whom work of scores of international scien- bears the name of Augustus Merri- tine associations will have to go on. m a . X a I llf W X C W Off! WTT 1 M nn TC-m VS I flf W mnn. orranaiainer. a senaxur irom nuw j hout Halifax he again encountered and 'like her father, a senator fromjtists themselves?" set foot before always in the clear blue and sunlight of this wax-heavy Whitsuntide day. But nothing stirred mc more deep ly on the whole journey than that cold official report of the man who was be ing celebrated, before his Admiral, and I saw in that lowered sword point the symbol of the old and incorrupt ible Prussian spirit. HER PLAN. Boston Transcript. Mrs. Youngwed Well, dear, I've found a flat, and the cars go right past the door. l Youngwed Won't the noise of the electrics disturb your rest, my love? Mrs. Youngwed Oh, the landlord assured me that I wouldn't mind It after the first two nighty -ad yoa know, dear, we can sleep the first Ur nights at mother's. t - ' . it .. I. k : 4 V f