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remain into a aor.ir.ue sci'tion of the Ilful cusio:n In t'onnootlen with
ceniitcry. co:iip: k::i thtci' and a hnlf ! Mi'morial Iay. It expresses a cliarm
itere.s, where a Hundsome tiicmoriui has J i'lli sminiont, und pcLse-u-os a ptc
been si", up m honor ct tluve men , iure.iiien which has its appeal. lur
who gave their lives to the lost cause. ! every)iidy. This refers to the ettirK
Quite a numb', r of women are in-! afloat of llower-hoats in memory ofy0ar, on Memorial Pay, our warships
terred In this necropolis, n small Fee- 'our l!slit:ns men who have becn,t afloat flower-boats adorned with
recognition by "saying It with flower,'
The drowned are not forgotten.
This method of dolus honor to men
lost at sea has been taken up by the
navy of the United States, and every
tlon of which is devoted to nurses of ; drowned under such oireuMsiunccs ns
the Spanish War and smiso'iuent wars. ! to ri nder the recovery of their bodies
There have been several recent burials Impossible.
therein. The earliest records of i:oh a eere-
A,i,hl'l,r,,in. m Imony is found at Gloucester. Mass.,
rrt . , ... . I w here since loag years titio he wives
. The new liiem'.'ni,! a:apluthea're at . , .,. ' , ,
..,.,., ,k , ... ' . . 'and families of drowned fishermen
, Amnion, tno build.ns of which was i ,
undei taken at the instance f the G. A. llave bn a"s'""-''l annually to
K.. Ls now neaib iinlyhed. and -,n I --r'r Mowers on the sea which U the
.Memorial -Day hi ill be th' scene of Jfcrave of their loved ones.
' liopie.iie t: ercise. .f least -Ji.uOu: T!le adoption of this Idea was first
I people will be asspinbSed there on that ! ausRisttil and pioiuoted by the Woin-
Cby the burial of an ' unknown I er the war from tl:s neida of bull Hun ' occasion, and addressn will bo d-,tn's Keiief Cor;s, of the G A. H. It
American soldier, fetched in Ce-jand the route to the KappahunnocK. j llvered by the most distinguished ora-1 is now carried out on iiuite an ex
eorous pomp from a battlefield In (Their remains could not be identifled, tors of the nation. (tensive scale. Thus, for example, on
funce. will, if the plan be carried I but their names and deaths are re-j This amphitheatre, erected in honor : Memorial Day ur Los Angeles a tui
oiit, appeal to the hearts of all our j corded in the archives of tlnir coun'ry, of our soldier dead, was designed I luden with Bl eat quantities of lovely
Memorials in Honor of Men Who Died for Union and
1 lor Freedom -Flower-Boats Voyage Out to hea
.. Civil War Battlefield Monuments.
By AI; I lit It Ll iHI
HE beautiful sent'inent expressed t eleven unknown sold f rs gathered aft-
and Us grateful citizens honor them as j esp?clal!y to provide a r.ieetlmr place
Hut the Idea of doing honor to un-(of their n,oble army of martyrs. i!ayjfor annual services. It Is of very im-
tney rest in peace. September A. i.. press: vc arciiitccture, open to the sky,
lS6o." . j enclosed with a coiunnade of pure
Note the d.ve. This was the first j w hile marble, and providing seats for
important monument erected at Ar-i 5.000. Th? sea's an marble benches,
linpton, soon after Its establishment curved and arranged concentrically,
as a national cemetery. j so that the aoidlence may fyce a ros-
The fact is r.o Eeneraliy known that ! trum occupied by speakers. The whole
many Con'ederate sa'diers ar; b jr'ed I affair Is rlassically Greek,
at Arlington. Conpress not ion., ago Within tV lnst Irw y-ars has been
?ave money to pay f.r patherlnp their j adop'ed arA popularized a very beau-
ci:tien most touchir.g'.y.
'f-niilied fiihUne men who have fal
ft In war is by no means new. Any
who v:sits the preat national
7-eery at Arllnslon will Cr.d there
j, h.-r Mock of pray cianite which
'? memorul to ths r.nknown dead
iv .;(! -ir li bears th folio a
' '-.-.witJi this s'.CLO repose the bones
"' :o thousand, one hundred and
blos.icrna will to down the bay and
Tor the brave fellows to whom this
throw i,eni upon the naves,
floral tribute is offered there are no
Krave.stoi-.es In any national cemetery,
0 he adorned on each 30th day of
May with wreaths and Mass. Theirs is
no definite nor determined resting
place, at which honorable acknowledg
ment may be paid to their heroism.
None the less, survivinff Americans
seek to express to them ft pratefnl
flag's. The occasion is always one of
Auch formal ceremony, men and ofn
iif. U standing at salute as the floral
craij .it.'jarLs on its voyage, while the
guns !t. fr. a thundering farewell,
tin Ve.iy,.J Day the battlefield
was tljit of Chlckaiiuiuita. Up to that
time tqe Gettysburg- field wuu a pri
vate enterprise under control of n
assoelatln representlni; various States
whlrh had had troops enititRed In the
llxht. Uncle Sam took It over, atrll
afterwnrds the fields of Shiioh and
Vlckabuitf wwo slmlliirly marked out
and set aside ?& historic and sacred
In the VlcksbarB Tark the Federal
Government owns 1,300 acres. Illinois
had the greatest n.imbcr of regiments
cngased In the sleKn, and ls represent
ed there today by more monuments
than any other Slate. The Held ls on
a bluff 150 feet above trie river, mid Its
own regiments fought and bled on th
historic battlefields. There are hun
dreds of such memorials at Antletam
alone, all of them tulvatanllal and
many of striking beauty, and tha sama
may be said (t tne park at Chlcka
mnuga. Upon the latter field mora
than .100 cannon have been placed In
the positions occupied by Union and
The great park of Chlckamaufca and
Chattanooga comprises no fewer thaa
seven battlefields those of Chicka
niiiiipa, Waiihatchlc, Lookout Moun
tain, Orchard Knob, Missionary Rldire,
Tunnel Hill, and Ringgold. The gov
ernment has spent much money there,
most striking feature :a a ridge on I and great pains havo been taken to
which the Confederate works and bat
tcrles were situated. Pep ravines
and spurs of ridges running out from
the hills make the ground exceedingly
rugged. Some of the caves wluch ;hc
Confederates dug for concealment an lit
remain and arc carefully preserved.
The Antletam battlefield Is covey-d
paiks are Vi .i jil hy great numbers of by farms, only the roads being open.
people, and rtee monuments are
adorned with ftuvver and flags. Within
the last fow years the Federal Govern
ment has done a great deal to develop
these parks, and many of the States
of the Union have co-operated by
erecting therein costly memorials of
stone and bronze.
What Uncle Sam Has Done
The work of the Government, where
'he battlelitldjiarks are concerned, has
consisted In baying . land It owns
about 1,;00 acres r.t Gettysburg
building roads and observation tow
ers, preparing historical tablets (of
which there ure 1.000 at Chickamauga
alone, to mark positions of troops), and
erecting monuments to the regulars
ensagi d. Also. It has provided the
foundations for Ktate monuments.
The first of these parks lo be estab
lished under Government management
It Is a gently rolling country, with a
few deep ravines, and through It runs
the ancient Hagerstown turnpike,
along w hich tablets are set up to In
dicate movements of troops. The gov
ernment owns the roads, and all the
States that were represented by troops
In the great flsht havo erected monu
ments there, Ohio having the largest
The Field Of SMV.h
The battlef.clJ of Shlloh la more
heavily wooded than any of the otner
paiks. Situated about 100 feet above
the Tennessee lilvcr, which runs along
its border. It Is a rolling country, with
farm clearings here and there. The
Government owns thirty miles of line
roads, end 3,000 acres of territory.
The monuments erected by the
States In these parks are specially de
signed to mark the places where their
restore the urea is tho condition In
which It whs at the time of the fight
ing. Ilnadi opened since that date
havo been c,,-,.'.td. and battle roads Im
proved. Tracts which since the battles
had become covered with heavy tim
ber growth have been cleared, and
farmers are permitted to retain Occu
pancy of their holdings only on condi
tion that they niter no buildings and
e)t down no trees. ,
Ixifty (Jiitlixik Towers
This greatest ct the battlefield parka
covers an enormous area the Chlcka-niau-a
field ulouo Is ten miles square
and several imallcr patches are con
nected by roads. From two tall lowers
on the C.est rtoiid of Missionary Ridge,
erected n prominent points, the whola
i theatre of '.ho campaign can be over
looked. Thy Governuieut owns elyhty
miles of Improved roads, ant twent)
elght Ptatoj which were repraHinted
them by trpnps In the flshllr.g of the
Civil War hae erected monument.
Taken as a wnnle, these batilefleM
parks are th; s'eatest and most Im
presflvo of alt our military memorial,
and the historical Interest attaching
to them will g.'ow, rather than fade, as
the centuries in.
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t'jck Smiled On Eva-"The House That Jazz Built" -."Lh
Roland in a Double Mystery Seiisl A Popular
Feminine Lead 'The highest Law."
JwkyOL'R years ago F.va Nuvsk, ac- Station, wiiere we used to be so happy
rm comnanlcd her mother bo a "itt .ar.d so po(.r." For the uung llod-
lo her aiiier, Jane Novak. Mho
J ws then appearing In a jncl.ire
. tiled "GiafL" She had J'Jit siaOu-
ued with high honors f:cm N:i:re
burnt, where she bad nBPa. id la va
rious amateur thea'rical ,ko'.i:pIi3Ii.
Miss Novak's "pet viil .n" at thit
time was Krrrie Shields. Te her pleas
ant surprise she saw him In person and
; was introduced to him and Mary Mac-
LfUen whom he was supportlo.
feature called "Shoes." ...
"Extra girls" were to be used on a
et in the UacLaren picturs and when
Lois Weber learned Eva was a sister
of Jane Novak she asked her If the
wouldn't like to take ran In the scene.
Eva Jumped at the opportunity and
became en "extra." That small "bit"
settled her career.
"House Til at Jan ISuIlt"
' The House That Jazx Dullt" ls
men or less a film variation of the
e4 tkcase. Xt' g back te Griggaby
hams. Frank and Cora, were busatully
happy while Frank had a little Job.
','uey lived in a mpd'st bunga.ow in a
modest suburb, and Cora d.u iur own
hou-.twoi k. iiut when Frank began !
'. rU-h f',.n l,'un in erow indo-!
'mi felUsh and at last absolutely ,.' depends upon only one ...ystery or
attractive. Ii reoui'ed a lerntic do-1 unknown factor, In Kutli Itubnd s
moetic revolution, to say nothing of j latest fat he serial. "The Avenging Ar
the u'p"-ai ance of a u:ui on the row," the spectator's Interest is held
horizon, to ruie Cora furtver of the.trom one episode to another by two
effee'is of too tnu' h jazz and to restor . i mystei ies of conipeiilng intyi s:
her to her tenner state of alertness : iolv.ng of which carries the audience
and wifely devofion. jtnrough a scries of thr.llmg advtn-
Wanda Hav, ley. the clever s'ar of lures. '
this sparklirg comf dy. g:ees a poi- ' The first my'er to be so'ved
lively amazing interpretat :o 1 of the t the rtason for the existence uf 'ti'
wlfi who Ins grown ;ugg::i in mind fierce feudal haired v.tnch il.e Tra
and body through indulitence and idle- gunza family nun fests toward the
ness. Iler make-up in her "f.'.t " IicIk ados, w hile the sec'.-.d enigma Is
scenes was a positive triumph, and so the hid.ng
e of the 'iietado nug-i
Helen Jerome KJuy
unattractive did she make herse.f a is representing, as tin y do a vast ! jj'iyod noi feminine leads tnun any
pear that her audiences are as re- fortune to the person uuie 10 locate
lleved as her j'oung hu.band appar-' ibem. ,
o'ner scirrs of In.-:- e-xverince. as she
has only appeared oi the serein In the
last four years. Among her pictures
was the famous "Mmc Lei'resldeutc,"
starrin Anna Held, a picture with
Ini-itin Farnuin and one iji Leonore
L'lrlcli, three pictures With Constance
Collier, five with Vivian Martin, seven
with George Ileban and Miss F.ddy's
Italian characterizations In the Beban
pictures stand out as somo of the
lliiest' work the screen has ever known.
.Misfl I'ddy also appeared with Jack
1'lekford In two pictures and with
Then came a picture with Mary
Ickfo.-d In "Hebccca of Sunnybrook
I'aint," and with Florence Vldor In
"Old Wives for New." She then ap
peared In two pictures with Monroe
Salisbury, and was co-starred with
Kenneth Harlan. Iter next work was
with Mary l'likford In "I'ollyana,'"
and then as the feminine lead for
S wilij Ilayaknwa In thrco of his pic
tures; also the feminlno lead In
"County Fair." "The Light Woman,"
from liobcit Browning's famous poem
Then "The Turn of tho Rod"
and Helen Jerome Kddy firmly estab
lished herself as an actress of extraor
dinary ability. She has since been
featured in "The Forbidden Thing"
and "The Other Woman."
Seeing that she ls Just twenty-three
summers young, her record ls quite an
"The Highest I,nw"
"Tho Highest Law" tells the story ,
of a young boy. Hobby Goodwin, on
the verge of disgrace because he had '
run away to see his dying mother. The (
attempts of his fiancee to keep the sit
nation from Mrs. Goodwin who be
lieves her son to be a boy to be proud
of, and tho pathetic struggle of Bobby
to keep tho disgrace a secret from his
mother, are said by the critics to con-
stllute somo of the most gripping
scenes In the history of pictures,
The many painful possibilities exist
ing around a motion picturs studio !
when the star has to do a series of j
barefoot scenes caused Mr. Bert
Lytell, to create a new position during 1
tho production of "The Man Who,"
his latest picture.
After Involuntarily picking tip some
tacks and splinters In his unprotected
pedal extremctles, the wrathful star j
created the studio mascot, Albert, efTi- .
clal tack-detector and on erery set
where Mr. Lytell appears without his
walking protectors the official tack
defector first makes kocn-eyed
search. There was an Immediate fall- j
lng off In c.isualltles following the
creating of the new position. .
As far back as 1912 Wallace Bee '
was In pictures; at that time 'Alt
played a great variety of parts in one
and two reel comedies and dramas.
Since then he has further lnciased
his reputation as a character k.tor,
especially In heavy roles.