QUIET AT CAPITAL IN SUMMER MONTHS. (Special Correspondence.) I IDMIRAL nn,i Mrs. Dewey, who for tho last three months Ega; have been enjoying tho ulot KTvBI of their country horn In Woodley Lane, near Wushlng-tun, Wushlng-tun, havo gone to Mount Pocuno, Pa. They havo secured rotlred quaite:s at tho Hotel Montanesca away up on tho aide of Bonsnll Mountain, a mllo from the railway Btntlon. Tho wlfo ot Rear Admiral Uoblcy n EanB. who left Washington tho first of April nnd went to Japan vln San Francisco. Ib now nt Hoyo Kwan, bridzura, Japan. Sho sailed from San Francisco on tho Gaelic, nnd stopped a fow dnjs nt Honolulu. Mis. Evans is accompanied by her two daughters, Mrs. C. C. Marsh and Miss Virginia Enus, and also by n niece, and tho wlfo of her son, l.leutennnt Frank T. Eians. At lokohnmn tho party found tho battleship Kentucky Admiral Evans' Ev-ans' flagship. Tho son-in-law, Lieutenant Lieu-tenant Commander Marsh, .b on duty In the East and has a homo nt Yokohama. Yoko-hama. During a month's stay In Toklo Mrs. Evans end lit r party wcro presented pre-sented to tho empress, as was also Admiral Evans and his staff, his son being ono of tho number. Considerable surprise was expressed in Washington ever the selection of a young lady to christen tho warship Pennsylvania. It had been confidently oxpected thnt tho pretty young daughter daugh-ter of Governor Stono would be chosen, but Instead the honor was conferred con-ferred upon Miss 3usan Quay, only daughter of Senator and Mrs. Matthew S. Quay of Pennsylvania. Miss Quay yJiv !!(W ' IBaiffiHP1 ' i $ ssj BREi&ilt&)v- ivs6fi5fflfii4( '- sssssMSllMMMKVNrali.Tl H BMVjfr tir JLljHsy 'Wjt ce w ! IVlLBBBBBBBirSbBBsBBHnuSM i l$iin J&BBBBBBBa SOLDIERS' HOME. rescmblss hor Illustrious slro too closeiy to ly many claims to beauty; but she is nevertheless a most attractive attrac-tive girl, bright, lvaclous and extremely ex-tremely popular in the )oungor senatorial sena-torial cliclc. Tho Washington homo of tho Quays, in fashlonnblu K street. Is tho center of gnyoty for young people peo-ple from the great state of Pennsylvania. Pennsyl-vania. Just now tho family Is at Lnko Placid, In tho Adlroni'r.cks, whero tho senator owns a cottage. It Is announced that Justtco and Mrs. Horaco Gray will not roturn to Washington to resume their permanent perma-nent residence, but will In future ro-sldo ro-sldo In tho Gray homestead, In Mount Vernon Btrect, Boston. Tho historic old mansion is now undergoing repairs, re-pairs, Including tho putting In of a passenger elevator. At present tho Grays aro at Nahant, whero tho Judge has been Improving In health and now goes driving every dr.y, whllo Mrs. Gray makes frequent visits to tho Hub, to superintend tho renovation of her home. They aro eminently Bos-tonlaus Bos-tonlaus of tho Bostonlans, of the most comervatlvo typo, and naturally they found tho Bohemian llfo of the nntlon-nl nntlon-nl capital nit nil to tnclr liking. Mrs. Maggio Mitchell Helmbold, eldest eld-est daughtor of Senator Mitchell of Oregon, and Mr. Francis Grlflln of Now York wore quietly mnrried in St. Pnul'a Episcopal church of this city ono morning last week. Senator Mitchell gave tho brido away, and Immediately Im-mediately after tho ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Grlflln started on a northern tour, Intending n spend most of their honeymoon hon-eymoon in Nova Scotia. This Is Mrs. Griffln's third matrimonial ventuie. Her first husband was Mr. Handy, a wealthy young Washlngtonlan, who died about ten years ago. Tho second sec-ond was Mr. Helmbold, a prosperous aMr&ffi i P F sw f&Mjn Patent Office. merchant of Portland, Oro., who lived but a short time after the marriage. Mr. Griffln Is a prominent lawyer of Now York, to which city ho will tnko his bride after tho wedding Journey. Sho is still tin tho sunny sldo of middle mid-dle ago a woman of rnre porsonal aad mental chaun, and n great favorite favor-ite In Washington society, as when she queened It hero, a hollo In hor "toons" in tho 80s. Sho has two half-grown half-grown sons by hor first marriage, who aro now at school In Europo, under the personal retro of tholr aunt, tho famous benuty who was formerly Mat-tie Mat-tie Mitchell, now tbo Countess do Rochofoulcault. Nobody has eor left tho diplomatic r rC. who will be s.i gtcntl.x missed as the wife A Mr. Wu Ting-t-ung. Many oriental womtn hnve resided bora for u tlmo ntui ato pleasantly remembered; remem-bered; but mine nude such nu Im-Drosslon Im-Drosslon on society nnd so mnny genuine gen-uine friends ns has tiny Mrs. Wu. Since her husband wns accredited horn In 18D7 she 1ms been a central flguie In olllclnl life. Very small of stature, with the flat nose, Inoad cheeks nnd thin lips of the Mongolian, alio Is not hnudtnme, according to Western standards, though doubtless In tho East she Is considered a beauty of tho first water. Sho hns soft brown eyes thnt would grace nny fnce, nu expression of dignity and decision ot chnractor. nnd n charming smile. In which the loving kindness of hrr heart Ib plainly lellectod. Shu comes from one of the most nuclcnt and honorable families In the Flowery Kingdom, and hns tho further distinction of pure Chinese blood Her high rnnk and origin is Indicated In her costume, the gorgeous englo emnroldered on hor breast being one of Its most Important features, : 1 It indicates that she Is of equal rank with her husbnnd. privileged privi-leged to enter cud loawi a room at his side. Instead of being compelled to meekly trot behind him, as would ho tno ense wero she of lower raste. The beads around her neck hove also spiv cial significance, and nrc worn by both men and women. In tho celestial land to show their station. Theso necklaces vary with tho seasons, Jndo and coral being adopted for winter and sandnl wood1 tcr summer. As la supposed to befit hor rnnk, Mrs. Wu's feet nro about tho slo of a year old bab's, and nrc clad In tho marvelous Httlo shoes that nro soldom seen In this part of tin world, oxcopt In museum mu-seum enses. She dresses very handsomely, hand-somely, being rich In hor own right and having brought to hor husband a generous dowry. Her wondorful clothes aro mado in tho legation by n Chlncso tailor, who Is n menber of tho minister's minis-ter's suite, and aro all of magnificent silk nnd satin, tho ery richest that money can buy, and gorgeously embroidered. em-broidered. But alas! thoro can ncvor bo nny chango of fashion for a Chlncso Chln-cso Indy of tho "upper crust." Her gowns muse nil bo cut from tho same model that her ancestors used, with scant skirt, tunic and Jnckst, In nc-cordenco nc-cordenco with royal decree. Hor heavy, shining, well-greased black hair is always dressed according to tho Canton modo; and hor ordinary headdress, head-dress, In doors and out, consists of a hand of black velvet adorned with a ' andsome Jowol. On ceremonious occasions tho hair Is built up Into a regular Chlncso pagoda, pa-goda, with Jowels galoro all ovor It, and pineapple shaped bunches of artificial arti-ficial flowers behind each ear. Sho has been an Industrious student of English and understands It pretty well, though Bho rarely attomptB to converse In nny langungo but her own, depending upon her husband to translate. trans-late. As Mrs. Wu's little feet pro-cludo pro-cludo her from walking, her dally ex-erclso ex-erclso is taken in an Invalid's chair, pushed by a Chlnsos Borvant, or In tho gorgeous automobile, propelled by tho minister himself, who hns becomo an adept chaffcur. Whon Mr. Wu and his wlfo go spinning along tho street in their striking turnout, overy head is turned, you may ho suro. Sometimes cameras aro lovclcd at them, much to tho minister's disgust. Ho does not object to sit for his picture pic-ture In a proper way, but Is vory ovorso to being "caught" off his guard by an amateur. Tho personnel of tho Chlneso embassy Is larger than that of any other, not oven excepting Great Britain, nnd numbers moro thnn fifty porsons. Including, besides secretaries and attaches, a doctor, tall-or, tall-or, shoemaker, harbors, valots and cooks. Mrs. Wu has tho direction of this largo menage, and Is a model mistress, mis-tress, exorcising an authority and following fol-lowing a system that not only keeps tho domestic whoels going smoqthly, but maintains harmony among tho staff.