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ItS CMlltin L. CIIAPMAN-CATT
Is line of the lending figures III 111
wirhl of women nt present. Hav
ing Mici i cmIi i m Anlliony nn
the In nil nf l In National Kqiml
Suffrage iiii'i'ty ; he orally has at
triirteil mi it than u .mil at ( cut Ion lately.
('AltltlH I.. CHAPMAN t'ATT LKADHK
IN WOMAN Sl'ri-'HAGK MOVHMKNT
During (lie last two weeks Mih Chapman
(!.ilt Iiiih lieen IniHy In Nebraska spreading
lint ilnclrlne nf her cult. One, day when
passing thlnugh Oinalia she wan I lie vilest
of her local udmlrcrs at a most unique
function, a ttu hitvciI al the Union station.
It was on IIiIh oceiiHlou that (ho artist
caught the pleluro hli'li Is preHeuteil In
Whenever a lodge "of any of I he ureal
net ret orders becomm HUlUclctitlv nmx.nr.
oiih It usually ndvortlsos the fact by build
ing n homo for Itself In (his way It con.
tributes to Hie innlerlal welfare of ltn home
town One of the Intern of them- building
In Nebraska Ih the hall being built by the
Oild I'cllnws al David City, the corner
Hli ne of which was lalil on O.-lober 2!l, I'jol
The ceremonies were In charge of Grand
MaMter c. a. Itandall nf Newman drove
undated by I'.-int Grand Master Gcorgu I,
l.ooinlH of rremont and Hev. Slniinan of
itlslng City. After tl xi-rc-lscs of laying
the cornel stone George I.. Loomls delivered
an addreMH at the opera holme, inking for
IiIh Hiihjeet " l-'rntcmlty."
They havii mirrlngcs and giving In mar
ilago In the Philippine Islands much the
Hame as elsewhere, If the picture presented
this week of the Mnyer-Ksenlar bridal party
Ih to be believed. The groom Is an Amer
Iran who went to the Inlands with tin
Wyoming volunteerH. while the bride Is a
native of the Islands. Mr. Moyer remained
when his regiment was sent home and Is
now In charge of the government farm nt
Zamboango. Ills bride Is a daughter of the
Inlands. The New American of Manila
prints n long account of the wedding, which
was solemnized nt "..'10 o'clock In the morn
ing nt the church of Kan Miguel, In Manila
The aci'oiilil says "Mls.i Kscolnr Is ,i
heautlful young member of Spanish social
circles ami beloved by all for her graces
and pleasing disposition." Her costume Is
thus described "The bride was dressed In
a delightful mestla costume or white pena
i loth and silk. The bodice of plna was
trimmed with hand-worked embroidery ami
a delicate tracing of gold. The sleeves were
of the same material anil all was trli ed
with orange blossoms. The skirt and
train were made of lavender silk, covered
with rich while lace, so iliwlgned us to give
a delightful clfccl. The etillre costume
wiih stemmed with orango blossoms. A
wreath or blossoms bedecked her hair nod
I ho elTect was most becoming, the beautiful
bride presenting u most charming nppoar
The marriage of Adjutant (leneral Henry
C Cochin and Miss Kdylhe Agnthe Patten,
which was solcmnlcd by Cardinal Gibbons
i u Wednesday, was one of the most bril
liant social events that has occurred nt the
nation's capital for years. The wedding
breakfast which followed the ceremony was
intended by nearly finn guests, President
Itoosevell, wife and daughter being among
the distinguished personages present. Mrs.
Corbln Is 01 f the richest women In
Washington ami it Is expected that her
entertainments this winter will bo on n
scale or mngnlllccnce such as him not been
seen in Washington In n generation, (len
eral Corbln made violent love to his wife
last season and the gossips havo been busy
with the love ufTiilrH of the two. Hut, as
all the world loves a lover, ho has received
the plaudits of his sev In being able to
i arry olf so rich n prize.
feature of (ho government service of
wiih h very few people know anything Is
Illustrated In this week's Issue. The
llurcau of it I citii I Industry was organized
In the first place to meet the objections of
lorelgn governments to American meats.
Since then lis scope has been extended
greatly Watchful care was In the begin
ning exercised only over the meals Intended
for export, but It wiih only a lltllu whllu
until the uuthorltlcs came lo the conclu
sion that the citizens of the United Slates
were also entitled lo protection In the mat
ter of food. So the observation of tho In
spectors at the stock yards anil tho packing
houses was extended until now every meat
consumer in tho world has the beuetlt of the
Pulled Stales government supervision of
all nnliuals slaughtered In the big packing
THE ILLUSTRATED BEE.
Novpinliur 10, litoi
aiui'tant c.kvkitu, iimn'lty c coimiin wiiosk
wkdding on wi:dni:sday was onio ok Wash
ington's MOST HltlLLI NT Ft NOTIONS
MISS i:i)VTIIi: PATTHN. WHO WAS MAltltlKI) TO GUN
i:itAi, n. o. cimiiiN on wi:i)Ni:sdav, Novi:.iin:it .
Five Good Short Stories
'lay last Bummer when the tcm-
I J pcrature was above the ;m)s, (111-
i"K nil. IK" R CilU)OUH Willi
scorching air, John F. lincrty
was called on In nri-fiinti ilu m,.l-
ancholy task of pallbearer at the funeral
of the wife of a compatriot, Colonel lllnnk,
who is an enurmously fat man. The hear
ers of the collln experienced great dlltlculty
in bringing the collln down the narrow,
tortuous stairs of a Hat building in which
there was no elevator. Ilelng tho tallest
man In tho gioup, Mr. I'luerty had to hear
a large share of the burden. After consid
erable maneuvering and much perspiration
the collln was winked around the sharp
corners of the stairway ami reached the
hearse. Mopping the sweat fioni his
brow, Mr. linerty turned to a fellow bearer
and exclaimed In heartfelt accents: '"Twns
God's mercy It wasn't the colonel that
A story Illustrative of the club habit
among women was told by a woman at
the iccent federation of Women's Clubs nt
"Three little boys were together and their
childish talk Dually drifted to tho ques
tion of where they were born. One little
"'I know where 1 was horn. I was born
at IIS Washington street, and I know where
the house Is, too.'
j'And one of the other little boys said:
"'I know where I was horn, too. It was
nt fid Pennsylvania avenue, and I can tako
you right to the house.'
"The third little boy hesitated, mid then
"'I don't know where I was born, but
I know when I was bom. I know thero
wasn't anybody home at the time but mo
and grandma, 'cause mother was at the
The teacher of an intermediate grade In a
Milwaukee school tho other day was "show
ing oil" her pupils before a number of vis
itors. The spelling elass was on the lloor ami
one small, led-hcadcd boy was given tho
lie paused, twisted his llw, stared, and
then in a faltering way spelled It correctly
and seemed rather surprised that he had
"Do you know what thai word means?"
asked the teacher.
"What? Yon don't know what Introduc
"Well, now I'll explain It to you. Does
your mother ever have callers?"
"Well, now, suppose that two women
came in to call cm your mother. Your
mother knows one of the women but
doesn't know the other. She ban never
seen the womnn and doesn't even know her
name. Now, how would she become) nc
qualntod with this woman and find out her
"SheM send me out for a can of beer."
As that was tho correct answer tho
teacher hail nothing further to say.
She doesn't go to her clubs and euchres
half as much as she did, relates tho Louls
vlllo Times. People used to say this charm
ing woman spent most of her time at these
Kntlierlugs. One day she called on a dear
friend to reprove her for her slackening In
terest In tho club. I believe It was a club
for reforming the gas meter or something -anyhow.
It was a ruforin nITalr.
4t lo.Mhj time during the winter tho
I protected cruiser Dcs Moines will
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itmi im mm uii nun me wait-i
nt Qulney, Mass. When this
cruiser sails Into the pnrlu or the
Latin countries Hying the American Hag
there will be much wonderment as lo why
ami how a su i rb little lighting vessel
should have been given a name suggestive
of the peace and contentment of u monas
tery. Dcs Moines HiiggeslH "of the monks"
and thero will be nothing about the ciulser
to I ml lea I e that the vessel is one of tho
monks. Hut the mime was Mist given to
tho rapids in Hie Mississippi river, near
which, on the Illinois side. Trapplst monk
settled and sent their inlshlounrlf h up the
valley Into tho then tcirltoiy of Louisiana.
Tho name was given to the river, then to
the roil established at the forks of the Itac
cooii, then to the village and (own and city,
and now has been given to one of I'ncie
Sam's lighting vessels.
Tho Dcs Moines is one of six sheathed
protected cruisers authorled by congress
In iv.ili. The hill provided that each one of
the six Bhould bo "a protected cruiser of
about L'.r.OO tons displacement. to bo
sheathed and coppered and to haw- the
highest speed compitihle with goad cruls
Ing uualltles, great radius of action and lo
carry tho most powerful ordnance suited to
vessels or its class, and to cost exclusive
of armament not exceeding JI.lll.MM." Tni,
contract was let for construction Mr $l,ot;:, -iitMt,
the succcssrul bidder being the I'oro
Itlver Ship mid Yard company or Qulney
The I)ch Moines is 252 feet on tho water
Cruiser Des Moines Soon to Be Christened
"Look here, Lizzie," said tho enthusiast,
"why on earth don't you comu to tho meet
ings? Here you are paying your dues and
never showing up. You owe It to the club
to take an interest In the work."
"Hut I can't come," explained her friend,
"there's tho baby, and Henry doesn't come
home sometimes till late, and supper must
wait, and If ho wants to go out I can't go
away and leave the children. I would worr.
myself to death."
"Well, I must say Henry is liicon
sldorate," said the caller. "Why, there's
my nuMiauu and children, too. They glv
me no trouble. Kvery time I want m m t
the club Charlie says he will be glad to Stay
ai uome witn iirldget and keep an eye on
things till I como back. He never ob
jects." "Maybe," retorted the amiable hostess, "If
I had a housegirl as handsome and young
as Hrldget Henry would bo glad to Btay at
home, too; but mine Is black and goes homo
The blow landed, and Charllo hasn't been
asked to look after Hrldget and tho hoiibu
United States Senator Spooner of Wiscon
sin was sitting In the corridor of u New
Yoik hotel recently, surrounded by a circle
of men attired in evening dress, one of
whom, In the course of a somewhat pedan
tic disquisition, referred to some one as
being "as rich ns MldaB."
"I have read something nbout that fellow
Midas and his opulence," said tho Fcnatnr.
"Ho may have been a fairly rich man In his
Jny. hut it he hnd existed today with his
reputation and wanted to sustain It wl'h
tho servants in a New York hotel tho ex
penditure necessary would hnvo made him
look like what tho horsemen nowadays call
s-iiiug piater." "
lino and HUS feet over all, extreme breadth.
l reel; mean drafl. ir. feet !i Inches; dU
placeinelit. il.MIO tons. The l)c h Molnei will
have two masts and will cany fore-and-aft
sails when net did. its sail area being ah tl
i.liOO reel. Ili'lou the water line It will be
sheathed with yellow pine covered with
copper, beneath which Is the steel hull. The
coal capacity Is to be "no tons, with which
the lies Moines could cross the Atlantic
three times without coaling. Them will
hs six water tube boilers with twin
i.ciews driven by triple-expansion engines
In vertical position. There will be two
smokestacks and their tops will be seventy
feet above tho giates. The contiact calls
for a speed of sixteen ami one-half knots an
hour, hut the actual speed will be greater.
The lattery of the Dim Moines, when
placed, will consltH or ten .'i-lnch breech
loading rapid-lire guns, lor the main bat
lry. eight H-pounder rapid-lire guns for
the secondary battery, two 1 -pounders
and four Colt's automatic machine guns.
The protected steel deck Is rrom one to two
inches thick on the slopes. Tho decks and
all tho Joiner work will he lire-proofed
wood backed with corn pith, so that largo
leaks will be wtopped nt once by this ma.
terlal. The gun protection Is of two-Inch
steel plates. The vessel will carry a crow
of 300 men.
The oilier cruisers of (ho same class ns
the Des Moines. authorlzd by the same
act, are the Cleveland. Tacoiua. Galveston,
Challanooga und Denver. In the same act
three mil armored battleships were au
thorized and three armored cruisers The
Des. Moines s a larger vessel than tho
Miirblehcail. Montgomery and others or that
class and will cost the same as the Haiti
more. Plill idelphla. Chicago and others. It
will have Improved machinery, for not a
new vessel is built wnh ut some Imprnvo
leciitH being added. The contract with the
I'ore Itlver company calls for coiiip'etion
of the De Moines by June II of next year.
lhe placing of the machinery must b . nftcr
lie hull Is launched.
Ml ViMt In ClilUleii fKcl,
Some time ago (he builders of the Des
Moines sent a polite note to Governor
Leslie M. Shaw of Iowa Inviting him to
designate some rite, to perform the cus
tomary act of breaking a bottle or wino over
the stern or the hull when the Des Moines H
launched. Governor Shaw designated Miss
Frances West or Des Moines to have that
honor. Miss West Is the daughter or Mr.
Harry West, long a resident or the city and
a business man or prominence Miss West
is a native or Des Moines, a graduate of
Yasgar college and has traveled extensively
since leaving school. She has, in fact, but
recently returned from a long Journey in
At the time the governor was Invited to
make tho selection or a young woman to
christen the cruiser it wns expected by the
builders that this ceremony might be per
formed enrly In November, or. nt the latest,
about Thanksgiving day. In this they have
been disappointed and for a peculiar cause.
The main work on the hull has proceeded
with great satisfaction, but the hitch has
come In finishing the copper sheathing for
tho hull which Is beneath the water line.
This sheathing Is placed over the wooden
covering of the steel hull. The purpose of
tho copper sheathing is lo keep off tho
barnacles and other accumulations of tho
sea which ordinarily adhere to wooden sur
faces and to steel and Iron hulls. The cop
per sheathing Is bolted on with copper
bolls. Hy some Disarrangement the fac
tory making these bolts did not get the
order In time to 1111 t promptly and work
slopped while the bolts were being mad-.
The latest reports from the yard at Qulney
Indicate that Hie bolts are now being sup
Piled and that the work of llnlshlng the hull
Is going on rapidly. Hut the delay In sup
plying the bolts has caused Indefinite- post-
noIlt' f the day for the launching.
IIIk Work nt I be Viii-iIn.
The I'ore Itlver shipyard at Qulney Is the
newest in the country and the company
operating there Is backed by ample capital
so that Its work Is regarded as llrst-class In
every respect. Among the first vessols
hulli there for the government were tho
Ilfly-kuot torpedo boat destroyers Lawrence
and Macdotiough, and these havo proved
highly satisfactory to the government.
Two other vessels are being constructed
alongside the Des Moines In the same yards
the seagoing defense battleships New
Jersey and Hhode Island, which will be
among the most clllclent heavyweight light
ers In the world. In the same yard at
Qulney, Mass., there has been built while
the Dcs Moines Is under progress the fa
mous seven-masted schooner, tho largist
sailing vessel that tins ever been con
structed. The Idea of returning to sailing
vessels Is comparatively new and tho ship
builders, especially those of the northern
ynrdB of tho New Kngland coast, nro giving
more attention to this now than for a half
century. Tho Des Moines' keel was laid
In the l-'oro Itlver yard August 2S, 1900, and
work Imh proceeded with great rapidity.
Tho work of building tho hull, which is
of steel frame and steel structure through
out, has been In progress on tho Btnys from
which tho vessel will glide into the water
of the bay and at the sanio time tho shafts
and machinery have been under construction
In the shops. The shnfts have been forged
hy a splendid twenty-ton trip hammor, one
of the Inrgcst two in the country. In the
outfitting basin, where the hull will He
while the machinery Is being placed, there
Is a seventy-ton traveling crane. Wnik will
proceed without regard to the seasons.
Den Mnlnc-N Ic-c-ily lliti ri-Ht.il.
It Is expected that Governor Shaw nnd
party of Iowa, Including, perhaps, the
irayor or Des Moines and representative
citizens, will go to Qulney to attend tho
launching. ir tho launching tnkes place
.. nn- nisi oi mo year Governor C'un
mlns will hardly bo nble to attend, ns tho
legislature will then bo In session.
The people or Des Moines will give to tho
cruiser Des Moines n llbrnry. A fund is
now being raised for that purpose, which
fund was started with a subscription of $103
hy Jerry Hnrenbower. mayor of the city.
The size and nature of the library havo yet
lo ho determined.
A flno portrait of (he cruiser has been
Placed In tho Iowa Historical building by
tho Navy department nnd Curator Aldrlch
has applied to tho Navy department for the
model of the vessel, to bo kept In Des
Moines also. OHA WILLIAMS.
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