ARMY & NAVY: No Error

Several ignorant editors were shocked last week by what they conceived as an anachronism—a cable despatch from Rome announcing that Mrs. Philip H. Sheridan, wife of the great cavalry leader, had had an audience with Pope Pius. But it was no anachronism.

In 1831 "Little Phil" Sheridan was born in Albany, N. Y. He had been graduated from West Point, had served in the Far West, had been a Quartermaster Captain in the Civil War, a Cavalry Colonel, had stormed Missionary Ridge, had...

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