The quinquennial of the International Council of Women met in Washington, D. C. (TIME, May 11), under fire of suspicion. At first it was disorganized by jealousy and ridicule.
Some Negro singers refused to sing because they had been "segregated" in the audience. This turned out to be a mistake of the box-office man.
Some white women who had paid $100 as patrons of the Council failed to receive tickets to the White House reception. Their desire to see the President had been underestimated. They got tickets for the next day.
Mrs. Henry Villard's peace...