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EVENING EEDGEB-PHTIiADELPHIA? MONDAY; DECEMBER- 28; TffME.
BEST, THOUGHT OF AMERICA
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TUEHE -will be quite a number tof Informal
at homes on New Year's Day, though the
ttmo-honorod custom of muklriff Now Tear's
call has almost entirety died out. Moat of the
RUburban clubhouses which are bo much fre
quented by persons In society will keep open
house all day, however, and several persons
living In the suburbs have uent out Informal
Invitations for that day. Sir. and Mrs. Joseph
Bill Clark will be at home at their beautiful
country placo In St Martin's: Mrs. "Walter
Massoy and Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Troset,
Jr., will bo at home at the Bake House, Torres
date, during tho afternoon, and In town, Mr.
nd Mrs. Frederick Ilemsley, who' Usually r1v
a tea at their home, will entertain at a daninnt
at the Bellcvue-Stratfonl, from 4 until 7 o'clock.
Miss Hloanor Mills, of New York, will como
over to attend the bill her brother-in-law and
sister, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wharton Llpplni
cqtt, will slvo on' Tuesday, January E. Mlas
Mills will bo Mrs. Llppncott'a guest for sev
Mr. and Mrs. Caleb 5. Fox, Jr., of York
rojid, Ogontz. are being congratulated on the
WrUi -of a daughter, Helen Wllnlsen For, on
Tuesday, December ti. Mrs. Fox -will bo ro
inembercd as Miss Holer! Wllnlscn.
Su'roly It Is more blessed to glvo than to
receive; but when tho elver also becomes the
recipient of tho gift there Is real fun In the
giving, as fn the recent caso of Mrs. D. Dobson
Altcmus, who so charitably donated a I3utck
automobile to the Mndo-ln-Amerlcn Fete. The
car was raffled off at a dollar a chance, and
, was won by Morton Sncllenburg, who gracious
ly presonted It to Mrs. Altcmus.
V . The Monday Evening Junior Dances will be
Inaugurated tonight when tho drat cotillon
takes place in tho Itoso Garden of the Bolle-
Vue-Stratford. Those dances have usurped the
" ayenlngs which were formerly sot apart for the
Monday Evening Dancing Class, as Mrs. Mason
' decided to discontinue tho latter class during
tho present season. Mrs. Anthony J. Drexel
i Diddle. Mrs. T. Charlton Henry, Mro. Robert
H. Large, Mrs. Alexander Van Rensselaer, M,rn.
v Edward T. Stotesbury, Mrs. Charles Blngnam
Penrose and Mrs. Daniel L. Hutchinson, Jr.,
will act as patronesses for the dances, the re-
" 'mnlnlng two of which will take place January
11 and February 8.
Among those who will entertain at dinner
beforo tho cotillon will be Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
J, Henderson, of 172S Rfttenhouse street, who
will give a small dinner; Jay B. Llpplncott,
who will give a dinner, and Mr. and Mrs.' row
ell Evans, who will entertain at their home,
255 South 18th street.
The Society of Plays and Pjayera gave a tea
yesterday afternoon, from i until 6 q'clook, at
their playroom, .13 South. lBth street, to meet
the members of several companies now playing
in this city. In addition 'to. several most enjoy-
t ,c,r. able talks, which were given by the guests, and
ch . the club members, an informal muslcale took
place, those taking part being Mrs. John P.
XeIgo, Miss BJjr and Charlton Murphy.
rMrs. J, Hutchinson Scott and Mrs. JR. "W.
Hawkesworth have arranged a series of dan
saJits, to be given on Saturday afternoons in the
ballroom of the Rltz-Carlton. The first of theso
affairs took place Saturday, MaKel's Orchestra
from New York furnishing the music.
' The BlU-Carlton Supper Club also met on
Saturday night. These dances, which are Urn
' Ited to exclusive circles, have proven a dellght-
ful Innovation, They have the Indorsement of
, a committee of representative PhlladelphUns,
Including- Edward Brooming, "W. Lyman Btddle,
" Gardner Cassatt, Charles E. Coxe, Samuel Bell,
Jr., George Dallas Dxon7 Jr., Edward Croser,
'j ' Jpbn C- Grooms, Richard McCall Elllpt, Harry
Wain Harrlsop, Sydney B. Hutchinson, Dr.
Chare E. Hart. Sidney W. Keith. Howard
Houston Henry, Franklin McFadden. Dr. Rob
ert O. LeConte, Judge Robert Ralston. Dr. E.
Holljngsworth Slter, Clement B. Newbotd, .John
C Norrla, Louis Rodman Page and "WIIam Mo-
Cawley. They will be continued until Febru
Mr. and. Mrs. Robert Coane entertained a
number of friends at the Rita-Carlton at sup
per Saturday night.
ALONG THE MAIN LINE
HERION The next rpeptlns; ' the Red Cross,
Club, which meets at Mrs. Arthur. M. Lewis'
home, on.Balrd road, will be held Thursday,
January T,' at 3 o'clock In tho afternoon.
Wilson. Evans Anderson, who is a student at
Nazareth Hall, Is spending the Christmas and
New Year's holidays with his parents, Mr. and
, Mrs. William Y. O. Anderson, of South High
land avenue. '
DAUL-Mrs, T- A. Blsler, Jr., will entertain her
Tuesday bridge club this week,
Miss Mabel allies, of Delaware, is 'spending
tho Christmas holidays with her uncle and
aunt. Mr. and Mrs. "William H, qiUls, of TJhon
Miss Emily Moffiy. of Allen lane, wit) give
a luncheon in honor of Miss Dorothea. SchtlL
tWbose marriage to Alfred Moorehead North
T?ll take place January 7, on Monday, January
, at the Philadelphia Cricket Club.' The eTU"U
wjll Include the bridesmaids.
There wilt be a masquerade danae at the
phlliulelphU Cricket Club on New Yef Ere.
-;imar the auspleea of the House Committee.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto B. Bsysunn, of Burbridge
rt, have aa their guests Mr. and. Mrs, SJr-
fcwourb, of Pittsburgh.
Mr. and Mrs. William R. Tucker, Jr eater
; t.l&4 a planer Cbrtshnas Bight at their home
'fen Weat Fwv strecw
Mfi. if. K. Wallace. W Qren street, wlU
S hoeteas. at a lunoheoa gtya to the miwa
,! of her card & thja Unw. H
DlH wit) b Mtav qtareaea R. Bn)or Mra
Wirf Vm0Jf' Ht w- py, Mn. Jh w
mr. Urn Jmsm Qlr. Mrs. Wtttlam MSaw,
Iff. Hnv Xeeraaiur, Mm. WaKw Bealt, Mrs,
C V, Fxas, Hm Marry a Qimtm. Mrs, . it
Jehmen. If k. Chsjtea MaxweU, Mrs. Isjama
yt, Mrs- lAula utw. Mrs. a Cltw
lfriuobor aa MUas Iftreas.
m MK W-3 iMtmmm, tint wj tji j
o Miss Mary Miller, Miss Ada Meters, Miss
Bessie Dietrich. &ies ' Lillian Williams, Miss
Ilriam Hill, Mlsrf Helen lphrinon, Misa Ger
trude Wek, Mrs. John .Flte, Jr"., MIsb Helen
Evans, Miss Margaret Whiteside, Miss Mar
Jorfe White. Miss' Relia ,Wlek, Miss JWldred
Seeler, Miss' Eiltabeth Flte, Miss Mellta
Zehender ririd ,lss Dfnnche Whiteside.
Miss Frapfcea Walker, of Ohelten ave.nue, en
tertained at cards and dancing Saturday eve
ning. Decernbe'r M. Those present were Miss
Eiltabeth GroVe. Miss Mary- Steele, Mss; Vir
ginia Melcalf, Mliuj Bue Taylor, Miss Margaret
Knight, Miss, Rf a pvpni. Miss Harriet Lambert,
Miss Sarah Walsh. Miss Mnhha Thompson,
Miss Ethel flpencer. Frank Collins', Joseph Hal
loway, Frnnlc li'iirrjof, Edward McMapn, Philip
Talley, Kenneth Price, Harris Graham, John
Fletcher, Bort Cpnway, Robert Sykes, Fred
erick Freai arldiilwaVd White.
Miss Lttti;, McPaul will entertain the COO club
of which she js.a member Saturday, 'January. I,
at her home, 67H North Sth street
,A dance will bo 'given on New Year's Eve at
the Gordon School 42d and Spruce streets, by
a ' committee po,rnrK)Be( of' Mrs. 'Charles Shoe
maker, Mrs. Thomas Wnjker. Mrs, Albert S.
King, Mrs. .Robert J. JllcUa, Mrs.' Harry B.
Hickman, Mrs. Bg.' Tfaa'ley and Mrs.' C Al
bert Blgler1, Jr. ' ' .' '
Mrs. Frederick Slnnott, find her chjtdren aro
spending the winter at he Covington. '
Mrs. John Morgan, of 224 South p)h street,
will entertain the membors of fier bridge club
on Tuesday1. Thoso who will attend afo Mrs.
Richard Nelms, Mrs. William Metzger, Mrs.
John Knope, Mrs. William Davis, Miss Hcttlo
Meyers, Ms Mary Mock, jMias Grace Meyers,
Miss Oertru.de Kelly, MIbs ' Florence Elliot,
Miss Martha Slilbley.
Miss Hettte Moyers, of 701 Norjth 63d street,
will entertain at bridge on WJnesday after
Mr. and Mrs.Wllllamr J; Coane, of the Avon
dale, 33th 'and Locust streets, Bpent Christmas
at their home In Westmlnater, Md.
Mr. and Mrs. WlUtdm Crelghton, of the
atrard Estate, entertainod Saturday ovenlng at
a dinner lfnco at their 'home, 2S06 South 10'h
street. In honor of their guests, Miss Maymo
HackaL of 'Leb'aripn, Pp., 'and I Miss Laura
Smith, of Reading, Fojnsettlas, jiojly and the
conventional Christmas emblems, wero 'artis
tically combined Ih'tho table decorations, whllo
mistletoe and greens transformed the danco
hall into a winder gardent ' Their guests wero
Mrt and Mrs. David jqetwljer, Mr. and Mrs.
A. C. Radcllffe, Mr. and Mrs. Thpmas Rad
cllffo, Mr.iand Mro, Led.wanger, lira. L,pCon
nell, Lieutenant ''Command.er G. , H. Comfort,
U. 8. N., and Mn. Comfort. , '
Mr. and, Mrs.1 gliomas j. O'Rpurke,, of 1710
Morris street, aro. receiving congratulations on
the birth pf a son, '
Miss ir;ipn M. Adair, of 1231 Nortli 13th
street, is entertaining over the holidays Mss
Gonevleve HodWui, a former (classmate at
Wellesley College. ' ' ,
Miss Madeline .MoFadden and Miss Llllan
McFodden are, spending the Christmas holidays
with their grandparents. M. arid' Mrs. John
McFndden. of 2S7 West 7Jd street. New York.
Miss Anqa Kay' of 2MB Wallace street, is tho
guest of Mr, and Mrs, J1. McGnls, of Fraok
vllle, Pa... rwhorpi several very delightful affairs
hayo been arranged 'in hr, honor. Bho will
return abput January 10.
Mrs. Charjes J. MMe'r, of 1208 Nprth Broad
street, "win giyei a .danco at tha Riu-Carlton
tonight She will-be-assisted Ini receiving by
her, son qncK daughjr.nlaw, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles J, Miller, -Jr. . Tere will be 200 gueste.
Mss Mabel Lypn, of New York, la, th'a! truest
of Mrs. Joseph, liieberman, of MU. North Broad
Mr. and Mrs. H.' Hart, of 23 North ,13th
street, are, apendln'r aonle time In Wllkes-Barre,
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Miss Corinhe R. Oppenhelmer, of tK West
Ontario street Is spending a week In JJattl
more, Md.', as tb guest of Miss Sonneborn.'
Mr and Mrs. M. .William BlUetter are oc
cupffng their 'nefW hpme.' ua Ciielten. avenue.
Oak Lane, and.' wtll receive after New Year's
Day, Mrs.' BlUetter. who was Miss Lillian
Beckman'.Nagle. is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William if. Naite. pf Uil West Erie aw.
nue, and was a November brld Mr. and Mrs.
BlUetter are popular In, aU social functions of
Mr. and. Mrs, Hector Alexander Blnsbelm&r
are receiving at their new home, 63(3 Ogont
avenue. The brjde will b remembered as Miss
OHvs Fullcn aerrjmU da,uahler of Mr. and Mrs,
William F. Gemml, of 13S We rie avenue.
Mr. and, Mrs. Tf,ei Jfc Ach ava an at home
from I t?' 0'a1ck, yesterday afterrjoon, at
tbelr residence, 211$ West Erta avenue, Mrs.
4h TyasMIss Rpth Bear, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs, Abraham Bear. Of Sandusky, a The
host and froei were Mutated In receiving by
Mr, "Aeon's motrjor, Mrs. Fannja Asch, am Mr.
and Mm. Smll Cohen, of Korth st street.
Mrs. Barla E. yartt, of lf Sumac street,
WiMahlaks. -wilj' entertain at 'luncheon and
cards tomorrow, the members her "500"
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PeosUs. Jfrs. Joseph McMattuj, Mrs, WtUUm
Devitt, Jirs, Joseph SchoCeld, Mrs. Joiert
Sefeofield,' Jr Mrs. Norman Aspdea, Mrs.
Haarrar 04. Mrs. OUrMa X Kver, Mrs.
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Mrs. Van Rensselaer is ono of the patronesses of the Monday Evening Junior Dances, the first
of which, will be held to-night in the Rose Gardens of the Bcllcvue-Startford.
PLANS FOR YOUNGER SET
School Set Will Danco Its Way Through the
Holidays on Afternoons and Evenings.
Many affairs will bo given this week for the
school set Today there will bo a dansant at
Asher's, to bo given this afternoon by Mrs.
Samuel Emlen Carpenter, of 2105 Sprucd street
Iri honor of her daughters. Miss Edith Carpen
ter and Miss Eleanor Carpenter, and tho card
of Samuel Emlcn Carpenter Is Inclosed. Among
tho guests nt tho dansant will be Miss Cath
arine Coxc, Miss Louisa M. Ncwholl, Miss
Dorothy E. Newbold, Miss Robccca Thompson,
Miss V. Paulino Denckla, Miss Marie Pancoast,
Miss Nancy B. -Dunning, Miss Anita M. Evans,
Miss! Phoebe McICean Downs, Miss Liza Norrls,
Mlsa Elizabeth Trotter, Miss Caroline S. Bar;
clay, Philip' L. Lcldy, Edward Browning, Jr.,
Bertram Llpplncott, Clement A. Grlscom, Jr.,
W. J. Sowell Borle and John W. Geary, Jr.
Another affair to bo given for tho school set
Is a danpnnt at the Phllomuslan Club, 33il Wal
nut street by Mrs. Frederlo Bellamy Gilbert
and ilias Katharine Gilbert, of the Marlyn.
There will be 100 guests present Mr. nnd Mrs.
Clarence Alexander Wray and Mrs. William
Patton will preside at the tea table, while the
young girls assisting Miss Gilbert will be Miss
Henrietta Dlmond, Miss Eleanor Walker, Miss
Katharine MncFnrlane, Mlas Anna Mlddleton,
Miss Katharine M&gee, Miss Virginia Barclay
and Miss Florence Muzzey.
Mrs. William H. Page, of 2314 Locust street,
will glvo a danco for her daughter, Miss
Evelyn Pago, this afternoon. As Miss Page Is
not a debutante, the guests will be from the
In the evening the Christmas german of MIbs
Lockwood's dancing class for the school set
will meet at the Philadelphia Cricket Club. The
attendance will be greatly enlarged by a num
ber of guests. Tho members of tho class are
Mlsa Josephine Dodge, Miss Louise McDowell,
Miss 'Dorothy B. Benerman, Miss Mildred Shep
pard,' Miss Dirothy P. Daniel, Miss Grace Hen
eel, Miss Martha Shoemaker, Miss Eleanor Ed
monds, Miss Carrie C, Shrlver, Miss Helen B.
Fling, Miss Eleanor Longstreth. Miss Marjory
Taylor, Miss Sara W, Erdman, Mlsa Marlon II.
Button, Miss Margaret Davis, Miss Georglana
Pitfleld, Miss Sarah Blackburne, Miss Carolyn
Bheppard, Miss "Virginia. Barrle, Miss Margaret
Barrie, Mlsa Eugenia Vansant, Miss Dorothy
L. Marshall, Miss Elizabeth Smith, Miss Audrey
E. Kane, Miss Janet Adamson, Miss Dorothy
Cooke, Miss Lindsay Sattertleld, Miss Louisa
Evefand, Miss Nancy Smith, John R. Gillespie.
Richard F. Day, Blrchall Hammer, Alfred D.
Norrls, Clarence P. Freeman, Lewis M. Cutter
George Bryan Kneass, C. Melchor Butterworth,
Jr., Robert Carragan, John B. Heyl, Lewis B.
Beatty, Robert Barrle, Jr., Charles Vansant.
MRS. HARRY S. COLLINS
Mr. and Mrs. Collins, who were married on
ppcaniter 21, are f aoding their hoBeynioea ea
m ratMiasbila tour through the South, sad ea
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THE "debs" have the Junior Cotillon today to
look forward to and the usual dinners that
proccdo It, and then Sir. and Mrs. Edward Wal
ter Clark, of "Keewayden," St Martin's, will
glvo a dance, In honor of their daughter. Miss
Christine N. Clark. Their attractive home will
be decorated In keeping with the holiday sea
son, and their guests will Include a number
of debutantes nnd younger dancing men.
Dr. nnd Mrs. Charles Bingham Penrose, of
1720 Spruco street, will give a dinner at tho
Bellevue-Stratford, in honor of Miss Cordelia
Blddle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Drexel
Blddle, and Mlas Ruth Coxe, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Brlnton Coxe. There will bo
80 guests present. They "will later attend tho
The Sunday Night Club held their weekly
evening meeting last night at the home of
Miss Laura Pherson, one of Its members, 43t
East Cambria street. Charles Gaudy rendered
tho "Ballln the Jack," and William Mulvlhlll,
of Germantown, "It's Never Too Late to Bo
Sorry." Among the. guests wero Miss Paulino
Kraemer, Miss Nellie Leach, Miss Anna
Jacobs, Miss Marie Doyle, Miss Clara, Hitler,
Miss Edna Timlin, Miss Clara Hecht, Miss Laura
Pherson, Miss Christina Dougherty, Miss Flor
ence Downes, Miss E,va Bennett, Charles Leltz,
Earle Browne, William Ducklnrleld, William
Mulvlhlll, Frederick McGhee, John McGheo,
David Paul. Harry Wlngel. William Smith,
Sidney Tuld, Augustus Tuld, Charles Goudy
and Thomas Vasey.
Miss Mildred Roberts will entertain at her
home on Arrott street this afternoon. Her
guests will be members of her bridge club, who
include Mrs, Franklin Nash, Mrs. Kenneth
Bruce Lewis, Mrs. Dickinson Powell, Miss
Alice R. Christian, Miss Ethel Decker, Miss
Adel P. Cllne, Miss Ruth K. Rommel, Mlts T.
M. Brown, Miss Marlon Browning, Miss Daisy
Laverty, Miss Vivian Lees, Miss Helen Kirk
and Mlsa Edna Royelston.
Mrs. James Harrison Fisher entertained Sat
urday evening at auction bridge, followed by
a buffet luncheon. Evergreens, polnsettfas and
Scotch thistles were artistically combined In
the decorations. Her guests were Mrs. Frank
lin Schopple, Miss Rebecca Bnow, Mlsa Pearl
Haggerty, Miss Ethel Anderson. Miss Lillian
Brown, Mr. and Mrs. David Haines, Dr, and
Mrs. Walter Fox, John Collins, Harry Felten.
Fred McCormick, Jack L, Bryan, Ralph Wetzel
and Charles Winkley.
Miss Florence Wharton left Saturday for
New York, where she. Is the guest of Miss Vir
ginia Lee Dlxton, daughter ot Dr. and Mrs. D.
H, Dlxton, of 69th ayentie,
CAMDEN AND VICINITY
C. B. Bunker, of North 6th street, will spend
the holidays at his home near Dover, Del.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Felt formerly of Had
donfleld, are now receiving In their new home
in Logan, Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Weaver, of-523 Linden
street, are entertaining their daughter and son-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McCansland,
The Misses Vosburg, of Sth and Stats streets,
are home from Bueknell University for the
A large number of social functions, including
dances, luncheons, dinners, ets,, will be crowded
Within the holidays, and for the next two weeks
there will not be a dull moment Saturday
utterseea, frea i to I o'oteox, a dansant vas
Held In the Mb of the Hq(4 du Pont for the
beeagt of the Hone of Mertiful Rest Miss
Aiioe Mejtwan gave aa xhJMUaa of toey
daaetag- In the vlug Mr. Md Mrs. Will
n H. Themsson save a daaej a the New
Century dub lee tfettr daughter. Mlw Hetea
This aftenwMM Mrs. Albert K Jepes viH a
trtata at earn at her aosM, Utt Orau a
m, an this evesaag Ur. aas Wre. sjtmiwon
H, JsJrk0al wUt rtv dAO at tft New
Cta.f.y Cittb ter M 4m0m, &m Uvl
(1) American "Wilson After, Twenty
(2) Century -"Our Vlstonnry Preat-;
(3) North American Review - "Not
Guilty, But Don't Do It Again."
(4) Saturday Kvenlng Post "An Off.
Year That Waa On."
(6) Evcrybody'a "Here's Tour New
(8) Masses "Knowlege nnd Revolution,"
(7) Independent "Tho President's) Ad.
drcsn to Congress."
(8) Town Topics "SaunterlngB."
What the country really thinks of tho
President and his Administration Is prob
ably better portrayed In our magazines than
by nny other medium. Mngnzlno comment
Is necessarily our most Btudled nnd carefully
planned form of public expression. More
over, since tho mnnuzlnca frankly admit they
cannpt champion! many unpopular causes,
that thoy must reflect popular nonttment In
ft largo degrco In order to hold their readers,
tho consensus of magazlno opinion on a
matter as universally vital oa our Admin
istration has a very considerable signifi
cance. There havo been numerous recent issues
to stir up editorial comment, among others
the agitation ovor national dofonse, the
President's message to Congress, recurring
ripples of the Mexican situation and tho sig
nificance ot tho recent eloclionn. In the
following list, covering most of the maga
zines that print controversial articles, 10
magazines Indorse the President and his Ad
ministration, flvo critlclne adversely, two are
neutral and 10 nre completely silent.
Most of tho magazines generally accepted
an representing tho most conservative cle
ment which 1b opposed to the tendencies of
the Administration nre in tho class which
havo nothing to say. The more popular, or
less conservative, are In the predominant In
tho class Indorsing the Administration. The
leading writers In this class call tho Presi
dent an Idealist and point out that Idealism
Is difficult to attack because of Its' very
evanescence. Perhaps this accounts In part
for the silence of tho less enthusiastic.
oit wmt Atlantic Monthly, Cosmopolitan,
SILFoutn: Harpers Monthlyf 'McClure's. Mun
sey. BcrlbnoF's, Survey. World's Work. Yale
INDORSING American. Century. Evory
hodv's Harper's Weekly. Independent
Masses. New Republic. North American Re
view. Review of Reviews. Saturday Evening
J08'- ' . .
ADVERSE Leslie's, Outlook, Pearson's. Town
NEUTRAL-Current Opinion, Metropolitan,
(NOTE The Decomber numbers of the maga-
zlnes were uBed In compiling this list and
In tho case of the weeklies, tho Issues of the
Confidence in Mr. Wilson
Several writers compare the Rooseyelt Ad
ministration with the present and lf to the
advantage of the latter. . Ray Stannard
Baker, In "Wilson After Twenty Months"
The word which best describes the feollnB
of the country toward Mr. PfWT"". w"' ,n..
is. persona! popularlty-toward Mr. Wilson. It , Is
confidence. The- White House, under Mr. TJ 11
son. Is a, rather sleepy place compared with
What It was under Mr. Roosevelt No such
crowds nre ever to be found thronging the ante
rooms. (nn such gatherings at luncheon anddta
nir. no such conferences early In towmtar
and late at night, no such glare of publicity. It
presents hn aspect of high ser ousness. It Is
an immensely orderly place. It la i as though
gome one had made tlmo nnd motion studies
after the manner of the scientific managers,
and all unnecessary and Inefficient processes
hod been eliminated.
Since the beginning of the European war.
Mr. Wilson's prestige has been steadily rising.
He has met each emergency with quiet skill
and courage. He is undoubtedly stronger now,
both with Congress and the peoplo, than over
One of the pities of democracy Is that ef
ficiency and ability alone aro not popular.
It Is moro Important to be o, "good mixer,"
to tell funny stories nnd remember people's
names. It was probably in responso to
stories of hlo "coldness" that Mr. Wilson
made an amusing apology for himself at the
Washington Press Club last winter. George
Creel evidently docs not consider such criti
cism well founded. In "Our Visionary Presi
dent" (2) he wrltea:
He has had tho vision to see beneath the
stagnancies, of materialism down to the well
springs of. an intense spirituality. He does
not mistake the backwaters for the living
stream. The Insistence that he la the last
word in well-ordered Intellect, a personal!')- as
cold andVemote as though Kant "'("que of
Pure neason" were galvanized Into action, w
the stupidity of muddlers who have lost all
touch with the elemental simplicities. As one
follows the man from his entrance into pub
lic life, the "thlng-maohlne" theory becomes In
creasingly obsurd. for at every pent there Is
plain Indication of whtte-heat passion and In
dubitable evidence of an Instinctive devotion to
democratic ideals far more dominating than
the mere convictions that proceed from con
"Not Guilty But DpnH Do It Again."
Five weeks before the election, and prior
also to the reconciliation between tha two
old friends, Colonel Ifarvey wrote of the
President aa "A President who baa not
merely done his own best, but better than
any other since Lincoln." In the last num
ber ot Tho North American Review, com
menting on' the elections, the Colonel
It was a characteristic American verdict,
epitomized tn the classic phrase of the Farth
mit, "Not guilty, but don't do it again."
The Administration was not repudiated at the
polls; it waa sustained! it was nJt eva effeb
tWely rebuked; but it was unmistakably
warned. Mora definitely than at any previoua
time. President Wilson Is the man of the
In & similar vein, Samuel Bly the, surveying
election results all over the country, unaei'
the whimsical caption, -An Off Tear That
Waa Oo," wrltea (4):
A political rebuke that continue a man !n
a Bciltlan o d what he wants to do U pat
so muea a rebuke as a topte of eonvertatto; iff
his opponents. A PreeSwt o lootf Vlth,
somewhat of wilBee oo rebuke If he
eatlaaea to retain the HgtoUatve seeds la
ST eetbel. If Mi Graaa OW rty tiMaks K
1 af U. beeause tt get oat ot the p
in Mt and Un4. - oa the W. the u4
OW party detadaa IUM.
Sverybedys, writing editor)? f the
aatl-trut legtaJattea, the Ctaytiw ba! smsl
tb Federal Tmia CosaaVeetoa bW. cra
terfcwa them ():
TIm saoat wwfiaM es&rt t liUiiU with
naia u the V -ewa-bawr wBt f doMy
We ! ts jSenaaa b f lit tW nay
that ttixanr 1VMM4 teat MUmttie- 0 mm
4atrrY w Mieed aJW6i tik-c--'5r
tdea ever eosjuM to nt aatC tt str(.e bJaa.
He b-LOni wtcla ihau, now in. Ms '-tM
kja-isM oeaafcinnij M 4 tb a t mmmmtJtm.
Ihmwmm w iF iis.
bo passed through a Democratic! out
Congress: ahd If n "Mw Vrriitiitn" i
will be hl: for he manufactured it, though
ne ongmaiea none or It.
The Mexican Folfoy
Words of commendation from the fifty
ana Jconoelastlo masses aro unusuaL Ma
Eiastman wrltea editorially CO);
For my part, I give unreserved arfmlrallon
to President Wilson for hlo statesmanship ,5l
the Mexican situation, and for his unsWervrMr
purpose to let the Mexican people ifoVern of
not govern themselves. Gratitude to Woedrow
Wilson all alone for giving tho peasants of
Mexico their chance. And gratitude to fortune
for placing him and not his combustible rltwl
In the White House when tha nthf fmlf of
the earth Is on fire.
In a recent editorial the Independent, r
ferrlng to tho Prcsldeht'a message, wrote n)
Mr. Wilson's observations on this vexed qH
tlon of national defense blow like a cooling
wind over the fevered excitement of the vocifer
ous Jingoes. We are convinced that hero Presi
dent Wilson Interprets tha spirit of the Ameri
can people aright. The address Is a splendid
document resonant In tone, admirable in ex
pression, lofty in spirit
Tho diversity and typo of tho porlodtcaJs
opposlnff tho President la Interesting, tfhoy
are Collier's, Lcsllo's, Outlook, Pearson's
and Town Topics.
Town Topics writes of tho President'
Ho kopt up his imitation of royalty's speech
from the throne by delivering personally the
longest lecture he has as yet Inflicted u"pdn
Congress, over 8000 words, when SOQ would have
sumced. Ho stigmatised tho general demand
for adequate national defense as "an hysterica!
spasm." Carefully avoiding all explanations pr
tho policy by which hq has nade Mexico an
other Belgium, he ' wasted time preaching
eooncmy-all politicians do ths. 'No matter,, let
us forget his verbose address, as Congress will,
and enjoy the holidays In spite of It.
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