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Portsmouth Herald (Newspaper) - February 21, 1910, Portsmouth, New Hampshire THE PORTSMOUTH HERALD iVOL. XXV, NO. 12S. PORTSMOUTH. N. H.. MONDAY. FEBRUARY 21, 1910. The Porumuutli Daily Republican merged with Tho Hcrulil, JUy 1, 1902. PRICE TWO CENTS. THE COLONIAL PAPER COMPANY Organized for and Will Do Business in This nent Business Men Connected With Company. 'A' a Cincinnati paper .mon stock. received by -Hon. John Penner, gives The men associated with Mr. Mur- somo additional information, about the I my are Albert Kleybolte and W. F. Colonial (Piper company, who have ta-j Koesler of Cincinnati, R. it McCutch- ken over the plant of the Publishers' Paper company In this city. The -paper devotes some space to the affairs of the company, which it Btatcs Is a syndicate headed by Sam- uel Murray of the United States Print- ing Company and' the United States Playing Card company of Cincinnati. The company has been organized un- der the name of the Colonial Paper company, with capitalIstock of 000, consisting of 6 per cent. 20 year, bonds, 7 -per cent, cumulative stock and com- eon. and George F. Hardy of -New York and Col William Martin of Mid- dlcton, Ohio. The company intend to have an out- put of 150 tons a day. Col. Pender, who has recently re- turned from Washington, met a con- gresman from Ohio, who, when he learned he- was from iportsmoutn, re- marked; "I see you are going to have a big paper mill tnere." He spoko very highly of the business stan- ding of the men. connected with the syndicate and assured Pender that Portsmouth was fortunate. KinERY LETTER Resignation of Point Pastor a Sir Wilfred tanner's Pleasant Letter Littlejolm Family to Take Trip Down East Mrs. William Dean Howells is III At New York Kittery, Mo., Feb. 21. KIttery correspondent's telephone 295-5. MIsg Freida Wetherbee If Bath, -Me., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac H. M. iPray of the Rogers Road. On Tuesday afternoon the Puritans basketball team of 'Portsmouth will play Sullivan High School of Berwick in Grange Hall at 2.30. Mr. Harry Sherb.urne of Dover Is (Continued on page rour.) Oeq. B. French Co FURS FURS FURS The Balance oNur Furs to Be Closed Out at the Following Prices, 1 Black Fox Scarf, reduced Isabella Fox Scarf, icducsd to........................... V Isabella Fox Scarf, reduced -J V Gray Wolf Scarf, reduced O Near Seal Collaretle, f 15.00 reduced to.....................................................................--fSiOo V Opposum Scarf, reduced to..... ft Opposum Scarf, 98 reduced 50 Opposritu Scarf, reduced Opposum Scarf, reduced Squirrel Throw, reduced V J i PORTSMOUTH GIRL A BRITISH SOCIETY LEADER Mrs. Gertrude Tredick Griffiths and Her Wonderful Achievements GETTING THE STERLING HERE Some History of Activity in Regard to Work at the Navy Yard The Boston Post publishes the fol- great merchant. Her maternal grand- lowing interesting story of a Ports- mouth woman's remarkable success in England. As a social leader with great pros- peijts as an entertainer of royalty and as a woman long famous for her beau- ts', Mrs. Percival Davis Griffiths, who twelve years ago was a simple and untltled resident of Portsmouth, N. H., is now regarded as the next log- father was Admiral Theodoras Bailey of Civil war fame, and at the cap- ture of New Orleans the doughty sear man's chief aide in the conflict was a young Lieutenant later Admiral Perkins, and the father of Mrs. LarK Anderson. Relatives of distinction in many branches of in- dustry are related to Mrs. Griffiths. During her childhood, however, no one could have predicted what was ical leader, not only of the American j in storc ror the little New Hampshire colony of the English metropolis, but girl whp learned her lessons in the 'Of the brilliant' court circle, which is the envy of every aspirant to Brit- ish social honors. From the .position of a young and untltled American girl in a small New England city to leadership as a bril- liant society arbiter in the greatest capital of tho world Is the record of this ambitious and clever Granite State matron. As an example of the possibilities of every the country who has schoolgirl in social aspira- tions, hundreds of admiring residents of her home city consider Mrs, Grif- fiths an Inspiration. Has 'Set a precedent "If you arc good you may bcoome a London society leader" may here- public schools of Portsmouth with the rest of the children, and later grew up to young womanhood with only the usual amount of travel .and gayety which fall to the lot1 of young people of good social and financial standing. While on a visit to Wash- ington nearly 13 years ago Fate took a hand in the career of the beautiful Gertrude Tredick. On the occasion of a certain ball, the story goes, 'and quite by accident, young British business Mr. Percival Davis Griffiths, happened to meet Miss Tredick. He was instantly captivated by her beauty and meet- ings somehow occurred. While young, minus a title, a resident of a foreign after be the proper formula for as-icoml'r-v' and> no Proudly declared) piring American girls. Twelve short years ago this brilliant and charming Yankee matron, whose gowns, fetes and balls have been the talk of the a plain business man, Mr. Griffiths also happened to have the advantage of good family connections as well as the entree into the best society of The following correspondence Is of interest here, showing as It does, the alertness exercised; In a matter of keeping work here for our '.people when it was expected to be sent else- where: Mr. Galllnger .Looked It Up United states Senate, Washington D: C., February 12. 1910. My dear Mr. Hartford: ffn response to my earnest personal appeal Assistant Secretary "Winthrop told me yesterday afternoon that it is his intention to have the necessary repairs to the Sterling made at the Portsmouth Yard. He has referred the matter to the navy yard at Nor- folk for report, on receipt of which he will write me a -personal letter which I will take pleasure in transmitting to you. Sincerely yours J. H. Galllnger. F. W. Hartford, Esq., (Portsmouth, N. -H.. After Mr. Winthrop Looked It Up Navy Department, assistant Secretary's Office, Washington, February 14, Jly dear Senator: I have taken up the question of the the i American colony of London, was just New York Washington. Miss Gertrude Tredick. As Vie on- ly daughter of (T. Salter Tredick, repairs for the collier con- cerning which you called upon me Friday, and take pleasure in advising you that the repairs will be made at the Portsmouth yard the Norfolk yard. The Sterling will- sail from Norfolk for Pcrrsmoutl In' about three of four days. I return the letter and. newspaper clipping which' you left at" the de- partment on Friday afternoon. Sincerely yours, Beekman Winthrop. Hion. ,1. H. Gallinger, United states Senate, Washington, D. C. Enclosure. LIFE NET ARRIVES The life net for the fire department arrived on Saturday and la now av the central fire station. It has not as yet been decided as to which of the apparatus will carry the net. It will go either to the chemical or hose 3. THE WEATHER Monday night and ing weather with moderate winds and a drop in the temperature. however, the girl was well related. On both her father's and mother's side the family has been classed 'with the merchant princes who thrived in that part generations ago. Her grandfather, Jonathan Tredick, was a' Dinners, dances and drives followed I in quick succession. Mr. Griffiths and Miss Tredick saw much of each otft- er. Upon the young man's return to New York and work, the vision of (Continued' on -Pago Five.) TRAMP STEAMSHIP Vessel in Distress South of tiie Isles of Shoals THE NAVY REORGANIZATION A Very Severe Criticism Published in The Marine Review The life saving service of this dls- by the Newburyport police a little i-rict was called this forenoon to give j and information quickly obtained aid to a tramp steamship somewhero. south of the Isles of Shoals. The call came from Newbiiryport to which "led to the belief that the man was telling the truth and had actually landed at the south end of Salisbury Blended Squirrel Throw, jiio.oo reduced to Jnp Mink, reduced lo feig Reductions in Long Kirnonas and Panama Skirts. Long Fancy Flannelette Kimonas in Sizes and Colors Formerly 2. Sale Price 1.98 1.25 1.25 Sale Price. Panama Skirts in Black and Colors Formerly 3. 5.00 5.00 5. 5.50 to 6.75 7.50 10.00 Canjtain Harding at the district office j Beach. The ship as nearly as can ,n this city. It seems that a foreigner tramped he understood, is named Corombo. Tho sailor la believed to be a epah- nto lliat city and people who did notjiard and perhaps comes from a Spari- understaud his broken English direct- j ish ship. ed him to the police station. After i The .Newburyport police notified considerable effort it was made out that he claimed to have landed from 3 small boat on the coast north of Ncwburyport and walked through the snow and rain till ho could find some- the life saving service and 'Captain Harding asked the navy yard wireless to get in touch with some one of the several cutters. The supposed loca- tion of the ship, south of west of body to understand him. He belong- j south from the isles of Shoals, In the Under a New York date line and over Hie signature The Marine Review, published at Cleve- land, 0., prints a long article headed "The Naval 'Reorganization.'" The gist of the article is as follows: Is Congress going to be hoodwink- ed by this so-called Meyer naval re- Arei the Anierican peo- ple to be fooled again, by the naval .cliquey The1 so-called Meyer-scheme of reorganization is not Mr. Meyer's scheme at all; it is a scheme devised by admirals, captains and comman- ders, who know nothing of business management, who know nothing of in- dustrial life; it is a scheme devised by these same admirals, captains and commanders to increase their power, to magnify their importance and to piovldo pleasant stations for a large number of- line officers. 'Newberry Was Not Fooled Mr. Newberry is" a business man; he has had experience in industrial management; ho knows what the na- vy needs. It is possible that even Mi. Newberry was dazzled and fooler! v.'hc-n ho first went to Washington by the array of admirals, captains and commanders that surrounded him. ed en a tram-p steamship estimated o be fourteen knots northeast from where he landed. The ship had been buffeted by the storms anr was out present weather does not indicate that sho Is. in any Immediate danger. The most disquieting part of the man's story is a tale of sickness on of bunker coal. The smooth sea had j the vessel, though from his account made it feasible to send a boat ashore j to be scarlet fever'or smallpox, iprob- through the fog, it. being certain that ably scarlet fever, land must be within reach. Tne boat j Shortly after one o'clock the wire- had gone back to the ship, leaving i less got Into communication with the this man, who could talk .some Eng- lish to find his way to a source of. help. revenue cutter Greshara at Province- town and she started immediately for the supposed location, of the The strange story was investigated; strange ship. NINA' _FOUND Newport Feb. Is re- ported at 'Fort Munroe that much of th'e wreck of the missing .navy tug Nina has been found on the eastern shore of Virginia, where she must have been driven in the storm during which she had been supposed to have floundered. ROBERT L. TRUE'MAN 'Robert L. the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Traeman of No. 85 Islington street, died, this morning, ageTl five months and twenty daj'S. An examination will bo held at the federal, birildlng, March 1, for clerk, messenger, assistant messenger and watchman at the census. office in Washington, at to a year, with promotion to No doubt he was told that tho navy, including the navy yards with their machine shops, blacksmith shops foundries, joiner shops, etc., is a' fighting machine and should be com- manded and' controlled by the fight- Ing: officers, (the line always refer to themselves as the fighting Mr." Newberry may have been fooled in the beginning, but it did not last. He was in the navy department for several he made a thorough study of the situation and he found out the needs of the navy 'and as soon as he was given be took the first steps to. remedy condi- tions and there.Is little doubt that if he had remained secretary that ho would eventually have prodiced an efficient naval administration. Mr. Newberry recognized that a pocd "fighting officer" did not make a good manager of a navy yard or a good constructor.or a good engineer. He. recognized that years of Industrial management are required' to. make a good manager. It Is said that Mr. Newberry told members of the naval committee that .he recog- nized that .line officers should have on page two.) AT THE STAPLES STORE I. T 1 SPECIAL SHOWING OF Black Petticoats The. Elite Top Petticoat. No Bunching or Fnppjng at-- the Back. No Tie Strings toll Kuot or Break. No Sagging Front. Have the Proper Full--- ness and Fit Smoothly over thei Hips. Made from Satteen, bloom and Italian Cloth. Sizes 19 lo 36 Measure. inch LEWIS E. STAPLES, 7 Market Street. WHAT WE SAY IS mi intf
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