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TOE ECIIO ItEGISTEI?, ECHO, OREGOX.'
FRIDAY JULY 1G, 1009
WOMEN OF ARMY AND
WOMEN WHO LEAD TX MRS. TAFT'S SOCIAL LIFB.
J. B.tAYt.olt. Presitlent
H. X. CTAXKI KI.lt, Vlee President
. It. ftTAl'll-:i.l.Ctliler
NU.N A liuL'ttLU. A.i.laul Csithlt-r
H. X. f TAXKlELD
W. II. IHIYI
THE PRESIDENT HE
Wives of Generals Bell and Ed
vardi Chief Among Social
Leaders at White House.
GOLD LACE HAS GREAT HEYDAY
Presidential Affairs Made Oay
Through Presence of Land and
Sea Fighters of Nation.
Whlnift'n oirrfjiomli-nre :
Whui Mrs. Tuft, in her ofTlelnl role
as first lady of the land, surrounded
herself with a coterie of the cleverest
and lirlKli'fKt officers of the twin
lirancheH of the service, everybody In
Washington widely recognized thai
the era of the army and navy Ret had
arrived. In liravo array the military
men form a moving background at
Mr. Tnfi's at homes, anil in their I in
maculate rlresi the oftlrcrii of tho land
and ttea forces are a Hideiidld attrllane
at Mrs. Taft'a fasrlnatliiK garden par
tics. At the White House enfertalninenlK
scarcely has the line of guests passed
until Mrs. Tafi is surrounded by n
proiii of offlceri and their wives,
l;itit:livrt it n . I Rweethenrts. whose
per.ilil.iKe and IniiKhter Instantly dls
alpate any Indication of an oppressive
or a "mlMt iry" pcrfiinctorlness.
Heplucini; Col. Urouiwril, who with
Mrs. Jiromwi'll were dominant factors
In the nodal IITo of tho ritpltal In the
last administration, Is Col. Spencer
Cosby, whoso career has been tnnrked
with dlHtlnctlon. Col. Cosby Is the
first of the administration bachelors
to announce his engagement, and In
the fall Miss Yvonne Rhepnrd. daugh
ter of Mrs. Charles II. Shepard of
F.ow lork and WashlnBton. will fall
heir to I ho position vacated by the
withdrawal of Mrs. Ilromwell.
Miss Shepard Is tall and svelte, her
well carried head Is graced with quan
titles of Hllky. fair-brown hair, and
her pretty complexion Is set off by the
tasto Miss Shepard displays In the se
lection of the color of her gowns, 8he
wears large hnts. dower trimmed, and
long, sweeping gowns, which accen
tuate the graceful Klenderness of her
As the wlfo of the President's aid
and conslMiit attendant. Miss Shepard
will be thrown cnnstnntlv In associa
tion with the While House family
and her adroitness and social graces
will be put 10 a severe test In the
carrying of a role not less Influential
lirn. ttal' Wltf a PoiTi-r.
As wife of the chief of staff, Mrs.
J I'r.inklln Hell will have a high
position In the full tldo of the official
Not content with standing at the
head of tho serried ranks of army
dom. Mrs. Itell Is no less popular with
the diplomatic as well as the con
gressional and president set. As a
gnat frlen.l of Mrs. IMson rtradlev
of New York, she Is In touch with the
smart life of the little coterie of the
rich mid Important who come to
Washington each winter to enjoy Its
Jen. and Mrs. Hell last winter took
possession of a commodious home at
1'ort Myer and there throughout the
season Mrs Hell challenged the ad
miration of society hv the conduct of
a scries of delightful entertainments,
her guests Including the gr!nal..d vet
erans who surround !h chief of staff
the young officers ,.ager for an oppor
tunity to display their mettle, the
debutantes, the foreign -guests" of the
nation and the general everyday man
and woman who goes In for Washing
I .'.i social good times
.'. ocl:ite. with Mrs ,!' n ,,, ,,.
rlr.' e of the army set l Mrs. Woth
erspion, the attractive tfn of tjn.
liell's first assistant. Mrs. lu ll's sis
ter. Mrs Krnest Carllngton. wife of
Ceti C ir'h Kt.m. Is another army m.r
tii. 11 wIi.im- imwer In society has to
be rcrv, mcd with Mrs (Jarllngton Is
a prettv f.ilr halr.-d woman, end.twcd
with a lllieral share of the imoJ
l.mshlM jitid good humor Vr. li.-ll
dl pb's In such 8 marked degree.
In t'l- t-'ilhlless home of the chief of
rtitff Nliss Sally Oiirllngton, Mrs, Hell's
J. IK. fcod naiuitd aiul goiitllooklng
. iimr niece, has a large and Import
faiM- .V,.'." , V , ' .-r, - At
BANK OF ECHO
ant roie to carry. Miss Sally is a
dancer who has won acclaim at the
amateur dramatic productions which
have been features of Washington's
smart life for the last few years, while
her skill as a horsewoman gives her a
forward place In the gay little com
pany of "paperchasers" who gallop
over the hills two or three times a
Mrs. Aleshire. wife of On. Aleshlre,
Is one of the army matrons whose wit
and poise count In the proper equip
ment of nn army officer's wife. She Is
large and nice-looking, noticeable
chiefly for the sweetness of her ex
pression and her peneral air of ex
treme good breeding. She is the moth
er of a debutante daughter, who has
the distinction of being one of Miss
Helen Taft's best (hums.
Mr. Kilwarda Win Laurels.
One of the handsome homes of the
army set established In Washington
Is presided over by Mrs. Clarence I'M
wards, wife of Oen. Clarence Kdwards,
chum to the President and general
good fellow, den. Kdwards, who Is
one of the most generally liked officers
of the service, has his honors to look
to w hen It comes to n discussion of his
wife's popularity. Everybody likes
Mrs. Kdwards and her place In the fa
vor of the community waxes aa the
In girlhood, as pretty and vivacious
Hessle Porter, she made her first ap
pearance In Washington, coming over
to visit her great aunt, Mrs, Saunders
Irving, widow of Washington Irvlng's
nephew. Mrs. Irving maintained a
menage second only to the White
House in point of soda! Importance,
Its g.iule mistress, who was on In
valid, helm; one of ihe few women up
on whom the wive of the Presidents
felt it Incumbent to leave cards.
Mrs. Kdwards is a slender, delicate-
looking woman, whose chief beauty j
lies In her sweetness of expression, her I
wen urea air ana ner lovable manners.
She looks at life through two Jolly,
twinkling eyes and she has sympathy
with everybody and with everything
that lives, without regard to place or
position. Her servants adore her and
pay her the sovereign compliment of
remaining In her service two decades
A very great-great granddaughter of
the first white man that settled In the
western part of New York. Mrs. Ed
wards' family, the Porters of Niagara.
N. Y held the original grant of the
Immense tract of land which Included
the rails until the taking over of the
property by the State government
On. Peter It. Porter. Mrs. Ed
wards' greatgrandfather, served as
secretary of war In the cabinet of
President John Qulney Adams.
On. and Mrs. Edwards' itfinffhf.
Hessle Is a pretty little wom.n t ia
years, who Is a chum of her father and
the boon companion of her mntliAi
The Kdwards home Is a reflex of th
character of Its owners. Heglnnlng
witn tne generals office on the first
floor photographs of familiar friend.
men. women And small children run
riot and overflow Into the Attractive
drawing room on the second floor, gay
In Its dress of summery English ehlnts
and filled with fine old maunganv and
interesting things picked up In the
out of the way corners of the army of
The Edwardses keep open house In
and out of season and aside from dis
pensing a hospitality as smart as the
smartest. On. and Mrs. Edward",
delight In having friends to lunch or
dine en famllle.
ARMIES AKD THE AEROPLANE.
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Bemarkshle PhotogrspH Bhowlnf a Cavalry Bom itrlnj a4 th
Af proac of a, MoDonlas
The llmrlr f ..tl. IVr.Ulrnrr.
Says Orison Swett Mar.leti. wrltlni
In Sueiess Magazine. When genlur
has failed In what It attempted, and
talent snys Impossible; when every
other faculty gives up; when tact re
tires mid diplomacy has fled; when
logic ami argument and Influence and
"pull" have all done their best and
retired from the held, gritty persist
nicy, bulldog tenacity, steps In. an,i
by sheer force of holding on wins
gets th. order, closes the contract,
does tho lliiM.ssi!,!e. Ah. what ir!
acles tenacity of purtose has perform
ed! The last to leave the field, the
last to turn Iwck. It persists when a
other forces have surrendered and
fled. It lias won many a battlt. vt.n
arter hope h.ia lot I the field.
Confederate commanders In m.
Civil War said that the trouble with
t.eneral C.rant was that "he tirver
knew when he was beaten." When
lirant's generals thought that his
army, with only two transports, would
U trapped at Vlcksburg. they a,wd
him ho he expected to get his ;:i, u
out. urng that In case of defeat he
could get only a small part of his
army upon two transports. !! pM
them that two would le plenty for
ull the men that he would have l,.ft
when h iirretid-ri d.
It Is the man In the bus!nes world
who will not surrender, who wi;i tut
take no for an answer, and who s'.kuH
his ground with ;uh suavity of !;,aa
ntr. such politeness, that you cannot
take offense, cannot turn him don.
that gets the order; that closes the
contract; that gets the subscription;
that get" the credit or the loan.
I It a very fortunate man who
combines a gracious manner, suavity,
cordiality, cheerfulness, with that
dogged persistency which never ft res
lie fore a woman baa returned from
her wadding trip aba baa ail her piaaa
laid for freetlnc out his kla. and m.w.
ta fcooM for bar ova.
"It was a runaway match, wasn't
It?" "Yes. hut he couldn't run fast
enough. She caught him."
"You ought to save money for your
family," "Yes, but " "But whatr
"My family won't let me.M Cleveland
Poetry Is the art of putting words
together In such way as to give
them their least possible commercial
Martha Don't you think a cookery
book Is fascinating reading? Maud
Yes, Indeed. It contains so many stir
She How was your speech at the
club received the other night? He
When I sat down they Bald It was tha
best thing I ever did.
Ashley Do you have much variety
In your boarding house? Seymour
Well, we have three different names
for the meals. London World.
"Nobody realizes the Immensity of
space." Except the man wbo has to
liil a daily half column with altered
minor." Louisville Courier-Journal.
"Tell me frankly, sir, what do you
think of my daughter's voice?" "Well,
madam, I think she tuny have a bril
liant future In water color painting."
Poll Clerk Mary Gladys Jarley
votes ballot number two hundred and
. M. O. J. Oh. wait a moment,
please! Give me that back! I want
to add a postscript. Puck.
"You shouldn't treat your boy so
harshly; you'll break his spirit."
"Well, he'll probably get married some
time, and he might as well have It
broken now!" Stray Stories.
"Yes," said the young wife, proudly,
"father always gives something expen
sive when be makes presents." "So I
discovered when he gave you away,"
rejoined the young husband. Chicago
Irate Diner (to waiter who persist
ently hovers about the table) What
on earth are you waiting for, man? I
don t want you. Walter Excuse me.
sir. but I am responsible for the sil
Hlggs. 'll Why are the tugs on the
Wisconsin river like the co-eds who
walk up and down State street?
Mtiggs. '12 And the answer Is? Dlggs,
11 Some toe out, and some too tn.
"What Is your principal object, any
how, asked the visiting foreigner.
building that Panama canal?" "Well,"
answered the native, "we have an Idea
It will limit the size of future battle
ships." Chicago Tribune.
, "Foreign travel Is very Improving."
said the studious girl. "Yea," an
swered Miss Cayenne; "although you
can't always tell where a person baa
been by the pictures on the post cards
he sends home." Washington Star.
Tommy went fishing the other day
without bis mother's permission. The
nest morning one of his chums met
him and asked: "Did you catch any
thing yesterday. Tommy?" "Not till
I got borne, was the rather sad re
"What!" exclaimed Mrs. Flatlclgh.
"You don't mean to tell me you pay a
girl $10 a week for cooking?" "Oh.
no, replied Mrs Crbanvllle. "We
only pay her $2 a week for cooking.
The other $S Is for staying." Chicago
Professor of Sociology If this
alarming Increase In the divorce rate
continues, twenty vears from now the
Institution of the home will no longer
exist In America. Practical Student-
How Is that, professor? Thev all
raarry again, don't they? Puck.
"A high financier should be some
thing of an economist, should be not?"
"I don't think so." answered Mr. Dus-
tln Stax. "The object of the econ
omist Is to see what he can get along
It It, that of the high financier Is to
e what he can get away with."
A boy once Inquired why leaves of
tables were so called, since they did
not resemble leaves In the least. Not
having received a satisfactory answer,
he thought for some time and then
aid: "I think I know now; they're
called leaves because you can leave
thcrt up or leave them down."'
' "Pe sure and keep Inside the libel
laws." said the city editor to the cub
reporter "The cub's first onituary no
tice read aa followr.: "The alleged
corpse of Mr. John Smith, asserted by
friends to have lived at No. 113 West
Jones street, was said to have been
burled at Greenhlll Cemetery yester
day. Cleveland Leader.
"Look at meV exclaimed the stout.
florid man. "Never a day's sickness
In my Hi" And all due to simple
food. Why. gents, from the time I
was twenty to when I reached fort
years I lived a regular life. None of
these effeminate delicacies for m
No late hours! Every day. summer
and winter. I went to bed at nine; got
no at five: lived prlnclnallv OB rornaut
beef and corn bread. Worked hard,
gents, worked hard, from eight to one;
then dinner, plain dinner; then an
Knur's exercise: and then t..
euse roe. Bill." Interrupted a stranger.
who bad op to this refrained from
uterine the discussion: "but arkat
were yoa la for?"
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FULLY PAID UP
We sell New York Exchange paynble at any place in the
We solicit the Banking Business of this Locality.
Near Beer, Soft Drinks, Cigars, Tobacco, Tropic
al Fruits, Nuts, Etc.
A Share of Patronage Solicited.
Bert Longenecker, Prop.
Corner Rata asd Dnpont Streets
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VCLX. TOGETHER FOR ECHO,
Echo Livery Stable
&A8KES t CtSU. Propt.
Under new management. First
class livery rigs. Best of cars
taken of horses left in our charge.
Good rigs, good horses. Hay and
grain for saie. Corns and se me.
send to Mail order Houses for
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