THE SUNDAY, OREGONIAX, PORTLAND, JULY " 9, 1922 ' ' FOREIGN CAPITALS AND OTHER CITIES CONTRIBUTE GOSSIP ; ; ; ; " ; . ; CAMDEN-ATLANTIC CITY EXPRESS IS WRECKED. 1000-RUBLE PLATE IS GIVEN TO WAITER INSTEAD OF TIP Russian Envoy at Genoa Declared to Have Surpassed Other Dele gates in Generosity to Servant. ' WASHINGTON OFFICIALS HOME AFTER JULY 4 CELEBRATION Major Baldip.ger,' Harding's Newsboy in Old Days, Is Taken Back to Marion by President Harding During Visit. (Copyright, 1922, by The Oregonian.) BY R. T. S. rASHIXGTON, D. C, July 8. (Special.) By far the best story that has emanated from any of the numerous European conferences of the last few years has just come to town. In more than one respect it is what the English would call a priceless story. The tale is going the rounds of the con tinent and is vouched for by a trav eler just returned. It seems it was the last day at Genoa and the leaders of the British, French, Austrian and Russian dele gations were having supper to gether. When the. head waiter brought the bills, Mr. Lloyd George took a sovereign out of his waist coat pocket and put it on the table. The waiter bowed respectfully. M. Barthou followed with a 50 franc note. The waiter bowed, but not quite so respectfully. Then Schober, the Austrian, took out of his pocketbook a strange document covered with signatures and stamps. "Is that a check?" asked the waiter with some hauteur. "No," replied Herr Schober, "it is a bill of lading. A wagonload of kroffen is at the station for you." The waiter, in the regular order, turned to Tchitcherin, the soviet leader, who nonchalantly threw a little parcel on the table. It gave a metallic chink. "Some church jew els, I suppose," murmured the waiter. "Not exactly," said Tchitcherin, "just a stereotype plate for 1000 ruble notes. Print as many as you like." And with a sublime sweep of the hand the bolshevist left the table. 4 President Harding's statement in his speech at Marion that the fed eral prohibition law must be en forced no matter what the cost was received in Washington with a great deal of satisfaction by government officials, especially those connected with the law-enforcement branch. It is realized that public sentiment mirst assist if prohibition is really to become effective, and there is no surer method of arousing public sentiment than through utterances of the chief executive. It is of no avail at this time to discuss the wisdom or lack of wis dom of the prohibition amendment and the Volstead act. The fact re mains that they are the law of the land and when these laws are per mitted to fall into disrespect all laws go by the board. This is particularly true of a fed eral law. Time was in this country when the federal law and federal officers were feared even as the anvenging angel is feared. It was all very well to take certain liberties with city or state laws, but tradition had it that once the federal author ities got on your trail there was nothing to it but surrender. It was felt thre was some par ticularly mysterious force about the federal machinery that would reach out and get you, no matter how many years were required in the process of getting. The federal court and the federal grand jury were regarded with respect border ing on awe by even the most hard- ened criminal. Inability of the federal govern ment to enforce the prohibition -law in all its phases has broken down a great, deal of the former respect for federal law. All government offi cials, all judges have felt it. Presi dent Harding agrees that the gov ernment cannot fail. It is quite true that the task of enforcing a law which makes a criminal of a man who merely continues to fol low the habits of a lifetime, a law "VERBOTEN" OF WAR DAYS STILL WORRYING. BERLINERS Each Change of Season and Each Neft Fad Brings in Its Wake Great Variety of "Don'ts." BERLIN, July 8. (By the Asso ciated Press.) Berliners are finding the familiar "verboten" of war and pre-war days more irk some and omnipotent than ever un der the republican regime. When Richard Enright, New York city police commissioner, who is here to study police methods and regulations, together with the Ber lillon system, called on the authori ties he was shown the city's awe inspiring list of "dont's" ranging in categorical shades of law breaking all the way from keeping off the grass to assassination. Each change of season, each new fad, each successive rise in prices, appears to bring in its wake a fresh variety of offenders for addition to the metropolitan police blotter. The latest monthly statistics enow that an average of more than 327 persons were arrested daily. The last month saw 234 arrests for kissing in parks and similar mis demeajiors tending to lower the standard of public morals. Despite the high prices of alco holic liquors there were 847 arrests for drunkenness and there were 155 "dead beats" arrested for trying to eneak out of bars without paying. Dogs are being increasingly taxed and this resulted in the throwing of 162 ownerless dogs on the streets during the month, while 655 fell into the hands of the law for going out minus their muzzles. In all, the monthly figures show USE OF PISTOL IN POLITICAL DEBATE IS GAINING IN FAVOR Ministers of British Cabinet and German Leaders Being- Carefully Guarded Against Frantic Youth of Old World. BY -NORMAN H. MATSON. (Copyright, 92, by The Oregonian.) LONDON, July S. (Special cable.) The cult of violence, the use of pistol and bomb for pur-1 jvoses of political debate, continues to be held in high regard by the youth of the old world, if it is not, indeed, gaining in favor. All the ministers of the British cabinet, and those nrembers of parliament who have taken prominent parts in the Irish controversy are now being carefully guarded lest some frantic young man empty his automatic into one of them by way of an additional "gesture" for the cause. Germany's leaders, who had grown a little careless, are now, after the Rath enau and Maximilian Harden inci dents, more closely protected than ever before. It's a dull day in Italy, when the wholesale grocer's son which says that an act may be en-J tirely legal one day and wholly criminal the next, is the most dif ficult ever" faced by any govern ment a task which in the last an alysis, reauires nrvina into nearlv every man's home. But the task is there. Congress placed it on the federal government and .it is. now up to congress to provide the gov ernment with the necessary means of enforcing the law. Someone has estimated that in order to enforce the Volstead law to the last letter would require an army of 300,000 prohibition agents at an annual cost of $1,000,000,000. That may or may not be true, but if it is true it is up to congress to provide the funds. A federal law should not be allowed to become a thing of contempt. The. prohibition officials feel they are making steady head way against the professional liquor traffickers with the means at their command, but private violations of the law are going on apace. Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont has been reported as having stipulated when she donated the money for the new headquarters of the national wom en's party up near the capitol, known as the "Watch Tower on the Hill," that-no man should be em ployed about the place "except in a menial capacity." Ouch! That is getting back at the sterner sex with a vengeance. But the question now has arisen as to what did the woman mean, menial? The big dictionaries say that me nial means servile, low, mean, sor did, degrading, abject, cringing, fawning, obsequious and sycophan tic. Possibly there are some other definitions, but these seem quite enough. Then there is the noun menial, meaning "one employed in low or servile offices." Now, then, suppose the bathroom spring a leak in the "Watch Tower on the Hill," must those in charge of the headquarters wait until they can find a woman plumber, or must they search until they can find a plumber willing to sign an affidavit that a plumber is menial? Suppose the roof needs repairing, where, oh, where can you find in all Washington a woman roofer? Likewise where can you find a me nial roofer? Anyway, when one at tains the roof he cannot be said to be occupying a "low office." The only solution is that perhaps she regards all men as menials and maybe she's right. Who knows? At the British embassy here they are wondering Just what sort of hash the average Englishman is going to make of the new title of Lord French, at one time commander-in-chief of the British expedi tionary forces in France. ' Lord French has become the Earl of Ypres one of the few Englishmen to -choose a foreign geographical location for his earldom. Lord Beatty became Earl Beatty of the North sea and Drooksby, because of his participation in the famous fight against the German high seas fleet. Lord French was in command when, the tfntlsh. made their gallant stand at Ypres, a salient in the line which was never given up. To hold this bit of Belgium became a sentiment, symbolic with the British and while they lost heavily from the constant fire of the Germans, who occupied high ground on three sides of the once beautiful little city, Ypres has never surrendered. But the pronunciation of Earl French's title place is the rub. The Belgian or French pronunciation is "Eep'' or "Eep-er" or rather some thing in between the two. The British "Tommies" couldn't stand for that sort of thing, how ever, so they called it "Wipers," and to a large share of the English pop ulation "Wipers" it will always be that 1809 persons were arrested for committing deeds of violence and these included 12 arrests for mur der. In connection with the campaign ior tne aetense or the republic patriots of new Germany are de manding the abridging of school text books in which the virtues and glories of the Hohenzollerns are ex tolled, from Frederick the Great on down. A measure now before the Prus sian diet urges the central minister of education to lose no time in con signing to the scrap heap all text books which do not conform to the ideas of the constitution. The assassination of Foreign Min ister Ratheson has done much to ac celerate the growing demand for uprooting from the schools all ac tivities tending directly or indi rectly to inspire the rising genera tion with reverence for the mon archist days of old. Radical fac tions are taking matters into their own hands in ridding public places of such vestiges of Hohenzollern days as statues and paintings. In many places these are being tum bled out onto the pavements despite the fact that the Berlin city council rejected, 88 to 87, the proposal of the radical councilmen to purge all municipal buildings of such works of art, including the likenesses of Ludendorff and Von Hindenburg. doesn't get an opportunity to take a potshot at the shoemaker's ap prentice, with whose political phi losophy he disagrees or the ap prentice doesn't find an emphatic in dividualist to hurl a bomb at. Nansrhty Boy Stops Teacher. In Ireland the other day a school teacher, belonging to the wrong generation (i. e., not this one)', ad vanced on a naughty boy with an upraised ruler and changed his plans nen the naughty boy made a sug gestion with an automatic. Not so long ago I saw a parade of Fascisti returning irom a punitive expedi tion" in Milan, and the standard bearer was a promising gunman short pants and socks, his knees bare. He was rather rangy to be still submitting to Fauntleroy tailoring, but not so big that his mother couldn t successfully insist "Thou shalt kill!" says the youth Br r?U KVT!r ill rc fyr7 w Miff aril-, -j "w:w.''A7- - X- V ' ; t AWeWk.- L. $M 3V ; S:u:;'y': f 'i 1 in iiri ,nn wwwMiilfW'iryirilllii llffl I imaf i.GEaMffiMmaa i Ihi - mmZMm ii z-'-- - .. .mMjsJiSi v , ( Fast flier bound from Camden to embankment, resulting in the severe They were mostly worneh and children, en r6ute to Atlantic City to spend of a wrong signal, splitting a switch of the extreme right and the ex treme left; anything is fair in war and to that confession of faith, this explanatory footnote: -- . A war is an armed struggle- be tween nations, between a nation and a group of individuals, between groups within a nation, and even between an individual and any of the others a comprehensive defini tion. It is a curious fact- that the pioneer evangelists of the cult of the deed, those who made the phrases now so popular in western Europe, are on trial for their lives in Moscow. The social revolution aries made "war", on the czar by killing individual members of his government; when the bolsheviks set up their dictatorship the S. R.'s naturally continued their tactics, killing Volodarskyi planning but failing to blow up Trotzky and put ting two poisoned bullets into , Le nine, before their organization was definitely smashed and their lead ers jailed. War Develops Blood Thtrt. If the S. R.'s did much to popu larize the terminology of the popu lar and exciting game of political murder, the war developed a gen eration of young men whose most impressionable years were largely spent in listening to enthusiastic descriptions of killing, or actually engaging in it. A great, proportion of the hearty young killers of Ire land, Germany and Italy and of other countries, no doubt, are those who after years of anticipation grew up to find no enemy on whom to use their automatics. In the "defense of nationalism, in ternationalism, militarism, or pa cifism," they are finding opportun ity for self-expression. ; ' There is a sense in which the waste paper basket is as sacred as the grave, says G. K. Chesterton in hig preface to "Love and Friendship and other early works,'.' containing hitherto unpublished writings of Jane Austin, written by her -before she was 17. But the raking out of W. L. Stev enson s waste basket is another story. Important published letters and the manuscript of his unpub lished play "Monmouth" are to be sold in London on July 11. The play is evidently a very bad one. He himself mocked at it, reciting lines from it to show how not to write a play, and those who still hold Stev enson was a great writer are hop ing that Monmouth will be bought by someone .who will keep it dark. The letters, however, are interest ing. The largest body of fighting men famous battleground, where they re the entire distance to Gettysburg. , -TRAIN SHOWN AFTER FALLING DOW'N EMBANKMENT. Atlantic City, while travelinir at high wreckage of its engine and five at Cape. May, cut-off when the train TAFT DINES WITH KING AND DANCES WITH KING'S WIFE Genial Ex-President Highly Feted by British-19 Dinners, 17. Lunch 1 eons and 31 Receptions Tendered in 20 Days. BY JESSE HENDERSON. (Copyright, 1922, by The Oregonian.) N EW YORK, July 8. (Special.) Weather, brides and air planes have kept conversation from lagging hereabouts this week. Cloudbursts, coming so - thick and fast that suBways were flooded, taxis ran in water up to their hubs like zipping motorboats, and cross ings simply vanished in swirling whirlpools, are things to talk about. The wet and weary folk of Gotham are not going to forget the merry Fourth of July interlude for years. A neck-and-neck race of brides provided no end of table chatter. The brides were immigrant Greeks and ordinarily would have aroused but passing interest. However, 125 have arrived on the latest bedazzled ship and their ship took part in a determined . race with two other Greek ships to see which would land before the Greek quota at ifllis island was exhausted for the month. The brides won and. 125. beaming faces lined the rail as the vessel docked.- '" ' . In addition to demonstrating at Mitchell Field how easy it is to bomb a "pill box" from an altitude of 2500 feet, aviators also intro duced the publie to the delights of bubble chasing. Chasing bubbles is a combination of polo and trap-shooting- done in the air and its chief idea is to burst a small hydro gen balloon which sails along ahead of your plane. This is a delightful sport, but not for the aeronaut. One set of aviators is inclined to think, the proposed 100-passenger . hydroplane that can fly around the world is a species of bubble chaser. Its sponsors declare, however, that while the world-encircling hydro plane is still on paper, it is, never theless, about to be expressed in terms of steel, canvas and gasoline, so if you wish to be one of the first 100 passengers to float around the globe . between clouds and clods, make your . reservations early. If it isn't one mystery it's likely to be another.' Now it is "Russell," He is a bright little ten-year-old DEVILDOGS' CAMP FIVE THOUSAND MARINES OX FAMOUS BATTLEFIELD. - v " who have Encamped at Gettysburg, Pa., since Pickett's charge during the civil war encamped June 27 on the - enacted Pickett's last charge. There were S000 marines,, from the marine camp at Quantico, Va., who hiked - , . SDeed shortly after midnight July coaches piled at the bottom in a mass, the holidays. The cause of the accident is reported as being the result lumped the track. - who was taken away from "Richard Field" by the Children's society be cause the man Field didn't take proper care jf the youngster. Not only has Russell the glamor of a possibly .kidnaped boy- the police are hunting for Field and the clew to the mystery af why he kept the child for five years without men tioning his parents but Russell has also the remarkable good luck to be adopted by a police captain. He is the envy of most of the other fel lows in town. With the summer season on the burglars- union is having it a little easier. For example, a leisurely co terie of burglars entered the home of James Morice. president of the home-manufacturing - plant bearing his name, just off Fifth avenue, one afternoon this week. The Morice family was away at their summer home, so the burglars worked that evening until they were tired, slept in the Morice house and completed their task next morning, driving off with a wagon load of loot at noon. To be sure, although the robbery was reported, to the police, it was not reported to the Morices until a newspaper man called them up some days later, but a policeman can't be everywhere at once. Meanwhile, Greenwich village is not without its worries. "Lady" is lost. She's a little white dog, a na tive of Nice, who has been the pet of the village for 13 years. Not so much as a beauty-contest entrant. Lady, nevertheless, is fair in the eyes of her owner, who -has set the whole village searching for a white dog with freckles on its back. Lady is a poodle, and . poodles are - no longer stylish, but until that white dog with the freckled back is re turned to Its home there's going to be very little art done in the art colony. That's how seriously a vil lager takes life. - . Cornejius Cole, ex-United States senator, is nut tailing nie-Luu sen ously at the moment. At the age of 100 he came back to his native place this week to give Broadway a look over and to say how much nicer AT GETTYSBURG. Photo Copyright by Underwood. 3. plunged 40 feet down a steep with a. death list of 20 and 75 injured. climate they' have in his adopted California than they have here. Broadway was only a lane . when Cornelius Cole first saw the light of day, and Fifth avenue little more than an alley. To go- down to the Battery and watch the sailing ves sels was Gotham's idea of an ex citing afternoon, and to walk up as far as- Forty-second street was to walk 'way out Into the countryside. But that, of course, was 100 years ago, in the days when a dollar bought something, before eggs were jewelry. In spite of unfavorable weather the ex-senator made an ex tended survey of the town and no body on Manhattan island has had a better time this week than he. He stands ready to admit that the old place has improved a lot. Queen Alexandria Active, Though 78 Years Old. Mother of KlnK Still Busy With Royal DutleH. LONDON, July 8. Queen Alex andra, the. queen mother, now in her 78th year, is far more active than most women of her age. She might take life far easier than she does, but she evidently is opposed to the idea of being laid on the shelf. She likes to show herself among the people and she is gratified by the applause with which, her ap pearance always is greeted. Un-r doubtedly it acts as a sort of psy chological tonic upon her and helps her to feel as young as she looks. She crowds many activities into a day. . One day recently . she ap peared in. public at the carthorse parade for prizes in Regent's park; then at a concert in aid of work shops for disabled soldi?rs, and, fi nally at the Richmond horse show. But she makes two concessions to advancing years. She 'seldom goes out of an evening and she goes to bed early, usually playing a. game of "patience" before retiring. Child Iabor Declared Blight. PROVIDENCE, R. I. A final ef fort to bring all the states of the union into line to abolish child labor was urged by Secretary Hoo ver in an address here before the national conference of social work. Failing this, he declared, amend ment to the federal constitution was the only alternative to overcome "a blight that In its measure is more deplorable than war." Photo Copy right by Vnderwood. ; ! BT BETTT BAXTER. (Copyright, 13-2, by The Oregonian.) w ASHINGTON, D. C, July 8. (Special.) Official Washing ton is back in- town after its Fourth of July celebration. The re turned sojourners include the -president and Mrs. Harding, who, when they went to Marion, took with them an old Marionite in the person of one of t)ie president's military aides, Major Ora M. Baldinger. The major was of that group of "newsies" whom Mrs. Harding trained with such special care, and many of whom proved a tower of strength to the Marion Star in its 'formative days. Mrs. Harding, as you probably know, was circulation manager of her nus band's paper and some of the means Bhe employed to obtain efficiency from her carriers were strenuous and entirely out of fashion these days as much in newspaper offices as in the school room. As a lad of 10 the soldierly aide was promoted : tc the inside office and served the editor of the Marion Star as confidential messenger and in other- capacities. - When Mr. Harding entered politics he took young Baldinger to Columbus and later he was appointed a page in the Ohio senate.' From this posi tion he took a course at the V. M. I. and eventually entered the army and was instructor; in aviation when he was made an . aide at the . White House. He, witfi the other aides, as sists af" all the White House func tions, looking particularly after Mrs. Harding pllke' a son might his mother. - He sees that' she- doesn't stand too M; - talking or overtax ner sstrengiij.,, rracticaiiy all tne White House, aides are bachelors, but, married or single, they are in great demand ftr .social functions, though they, always have to mak engagements conditional, for thfiy have to be at the beck and call of the president. . Vice-President and Mrs. Coolidg are back In- town after a flying trip to Fredericksburg, Va., where Mr. Coolidge took part in the exercises attending the launching of a drive to purchase historic Kenmore, once the home of George Washington's sister, Betty Washington Lewis. Vice-President and Mrs. Coolidge are to stay on here until the senate adjourns and no one seems to know when that will be. The house of representatives has declared a re cess for a few weeks and practically every member of that body has gone home, bag and baggage, most of PONTIFF LABORS 15 HOURS, SLEEPS 7 AND PLAYS TWO Recreation Consists of Walk of Five or Six Miles in Vatican Gar dens Pope Refuses to Stop Work for Rest. R' OME, June 18. The daily life of Pope Plus XI at the Vatican is marked by simplicity, inces sant work and regular, exercise. He labors from 15 to 16 hours a day, sleeps from six tot sexen, and plays two hours. His meals are taken while he examines his mail or gives directions to his secretaries. His play consists of a vigorous military march seven or eight times around the Vatican gardens, making five or six miles, and this he does rain or shine. His holiness takes personal charge of the direction of the af fairs of the church, assigning the routine to his secretaries. The dip lomatic letters which attracted so much attention during the Genoa conference were the personal work of the holy father. He reads and delves into the rich collection of Vatican books assidu ously. So insistent is he. sometimes, in seeking just the thought he wants that . some of the prelates have been compelled to use a "gen tle violence" In urging him. when the night has crept far on. to seek repose. His energy astonishes the papal household. . Health Left to God. Recently, when it was suggested to him that he was working far too hard, Pius XI replied: "You know that when one is made pope, life Is finished. All then is in the hands of God. I will do nothing to preserve my life one day more, but I will work until God says, 'It is enough.' " The pope rises at 6:30 o'clock every morning and says mass in his private chapel before breakfast, which is at 8 o'clock. This meal con sists of coffee with milk, bread and butter. The mail is brought in while he eats, and the pontiff di vides it among his seven secretaries for attention and answers. At 9 o'clock, Cardinal Gasparri, secretary of state, is received in the papel chamber every day except Tuesday and Friday. On Tuesday Monsignor Borgongini-Duca, the pro-secretary for extraordinary ec clesiastical affairs, is received, and Friday Monsignor Plzzardo, the sub stitute secretary of state- One hour is assigned to each for the discussion- of affairs. At 10 o'clock the pope commences WEATHER, BRIDES, AIRPLANES KEEP CONVERSATION GOING Cloudbursts Flood Subway, Grecian Damsels Race for Altar and Aeronauts Engage in Bubble Chasing. LONl Cii ha ONDON, July 8. (By the Asso- iated Press.) Few Americans ave ever had such a spon taneous greeting or such affection ate farewell at the hands of the British as Chief Justice Taft has just received. The genial ex-president of the United States captivated all hearts during his three weeks' stay here by his joviality, his kindliness and his unaffected manner." The Britons, who are accustomed to re gard their own public men in high places with something akin to awe, were frankly surprised to find the ex-head of 100,000,000 people so modest, democratic and approach able, and Mrs. Taft came in for a large share of their admiration The chief justice surpassed his own White House record in speechmak ing. banqueting and public recep tions. During hi9 20 days here he was the guest at 19 dinners. 17 luncheons and 31 receptions. He officiated at one christening, attended one golden wedding, dined with the king. danced with the queen, met all of official England' and thousands of other persons, and was made an hon orary member of the British bench andJbar. Oxford, Cambridge and Aberdeen honored him with degrees, which, with his American honors, gave him them to look after their political fences, many of which are very shaky indeed and apt to tumble down at the next election. . The'speaker of the house and Mrs. Frederick Gillett have gone to York Harbor, Maine. Mrs. Gillett, who is one of the best dressed women in town, wore a striking gown of gray and black georgette with a largo all-over scroll design. This is made in a straight line with cleverly ap plied' tunic pieces at one side and girdled with a narrow string belt tied in a neat little bow at the back. The sleeves are elbow length with hanging square pieces falling away from the arms and wrists. With this costume Mrs. Gillett wears a laven der hat trimmed with lavender and gray feathers ' . ,-, Mfss' Louisa Hoar, Mrs. Gillett's daughter, who accompanied them to York Harbor wore at a party lust before their departure a pretty gown of peach brown taffeta, made with a- bodice and wide skirt. The skirt Is very long and, combined with the drooping shoulder lines, is very quaint and becoming. At a tea re cently Miss Hoar wore a gown of rose canton crepe made on straight lines with a wide girdle draped about the hips and looped on one side of the front. With this she. generally wears a large hat of pin' crepe de chine, trimmed with roses. , . When you stop to think how many important society people have gone away it appears that every one must have departed, but such is not the case. There are really lots of peo ple here and there is lots going on Mrs. Thomas F Wilsh, one of our social leaders, for example, is here and entertaining frequently. She gave dinners twice this week. In fact she gives something of the sort; more or less informal prac tically every Wednesday and Satur day night, and after dinner members of the party all g to her roof to dance. Mrs. Walsh is such a hos pitable person. At the dinner to night she received her guests in a brocaded gown of orange and gold. It was made on princess lines, fit ting rather snugly to her figure. There was a panel train, the neck was cut pointed back and front and the dress was sleeveless. Mrs. Walsh always wears a collar of some sort, both day and evening, and the one she wore last evening was of pearls, string after string, held together with diamond panels, five or six at intervals. his private audiences, receiving car dinals, bishops, prelates, high civil personages, diplomats and nobles. These conferences last until , 1 o'clock, when the public audiences begin. For an hour the holy father receives pilgrims, associations and various organizations who come to Rome to pay homage to him. At 2 P. M. the master of the papal house hold, Monsignor Caccia-Dominione. is received and places before his holiness the list of audiences for the succeeding day and asks for their approval. The pope lunches usually at 2:30. While he eats alone there are several of his secretaries present to receive orders and discuss matters particular to their charge. The pontiff also has additional letters read to him and gives instructions for the replies. Meal Is Simple. The meal is simple. His holiness is a great lover of rice done in the Milan style. Then follows cutlets, or perhaps chicken. But the pope Is not exacting; he has never been known to refuse any dish placed before him. A few vegetables, and some fruit complete the meal. A feature of the day which is never neglected is the walk. Promptly at 3:30 P. M. the pope enters his carriage and is driven to the gardens. Here he walks five or six miles briskly. " Even on this tramp there is work. His holiness will have at his side some prelate with whom he wants to confer. He will go into full details of the matter in hand while walking and issue his instructions. At half past five the pontiff re turns to the papal apartments. Audiences begin again and he re ceives cardinals, archbishops and other prelates in private audience. These conferences are scheduled to end at 8:30 o'clock,' but on occasions of importance they continue much later. Supper is served as a rule at 9 o'clock. This, too. is very simple, consisting of only one or two dishes. After supper Pius XI goes to work again. At this hour he devotes himself to the composition of important Vatican communica tions, later going to the library to read and work. On one occasion recently he kept the library lights burning until 1 o'clock in the morning. the total of 16 titles. In the minds of Englishmen he has been one of th6 most successful ambassadors from the United States in the pres ent generation. Old rowing men are mourning over the decline of the Henley regatta week as a social event. In pre-war days it rivaled the Ascot races. The king and queen made their appear ance In state on the course in the royal barge, and residents of the lit tle riverside town rented their houses for 50 pounds and the hotels were all sold out months in advance. Americans arriving late this year had no trouble in finding rooms at any time at reasonable rates. Henley suffers from competition with other sports. Ascot week, the international horse show, polo tour nament with the Argentine stars In action, and the tennis on the new Wimbledon courts, all preceded It this year, and Suzanne Lenglen in the championship tennis matches this week was a strong counter at traction.' Consequently the Henley attendance was narrowed down to rowing enthusiasts. The event also was marked by rain. For the rowing men them selves, however, the Henley regatta becomes more interesting, as, like polo and tennis, it assumes yearly more of an international character.