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j supply of
;: Fancy Gsldtn Grimis i
The beauty apple, either cooktns; -or
eating, at prices that are
right," Quality guaranteed.
GARRISON'S,
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We Btre HeraM 9U
-eeajteat vastest
GEO. D.SINCLAIR
IMPORTINCI TAILOK.
MAKER Or
RUING BREECHES
AND
RIVING SIITS
615,Penn. Ave. N. W.
METROPOLITAN HOTEL BLDO.
W. Gift Vote, la The Herald's J3.004 Contest.
STATIONERY
Pens. Ink. Tablets. Compoiltlon
Books. Rulers, and all School Ac
cessories. J. A. BIRCH, 2153 Pj. Ave. R. W.
We aire Herald CXUMO contest votes.
VBEE HIVE MARKET
X. "Rosenblatt, Prop.
Groceries. Meats. Provisions,
Home Dressed Poultry.
Orders sent for and delivered.
Phone N. 2331.
Y Che Votes In The Herald's CS.O0O Contest.
It Makes No Difference
Whether you own a 11.00 Brownie or a
ICO Kodak, you will learn How to Make
Good Pictures from the handy. Instruc
tive little book for the amateur photog
rapher, :5c.
W. J. KROISE, Ml G St. N. W.
We sire Herald SSUMO eoatest votes..
SCHOOL SUPPLIES,
Largest stock ever carried. Also Laces,
Dry Goods. Hosiery and
Embroideries.
MRS. J. A. MOUDY.
Z4Z0 Georgia Ave, N. W.
We aire Herald MSSJtaa eoatest votes.
Goldsmitb'a Cold. Grlrpe. and Malaria Cap
sules will help you wben all others tall. Guar
anteed. ,
Christian! Pharmacy,
(Schlfimas 'icldamlth).
rh acid M Sts. X. W. Phoae If. 23M.
We Gin Vote In Th. Heralds K3.00S Contest.
LARKIN The Sewing
ttrt;rll1, jjachlne Man
Will reprJr your sewing machine
properly,- no matter what make,
fiend postal, or phone M-32S5.
Corner 3d and H Streets N.W.
W Gin Volt, hi Th. Herald's 43.CW Contest.
TORRE
j..-..i u.,i, anrj Provisions.
If 1 Poultry and Game In
Season.
SQ1J fe- H. W. (heat I. 687
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Promptly Delivered.
rb Ilerald'a 42.000 Content.
rWfl PEER'S SPECIAL
y of California Port
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jarts for J1.00.
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i WJSrS 'ELI'S, 211 4 St. S. W.
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The Rczald'a COS) Contest.
Subscriptions
A ioiu7w.ii,; inr one jrar. m
m olilin. Delineator. Krerybodj,
utA. . Hfarfet's, McClure', Wunin'i
Heme Ccciranicn, MetroroItUn, Modem Electrics.
l'bytical Culture. Write for estimate on any mag
Mane.
JAMES S. FRASnn. KenoU Bids.
We sire Herald SS5,000 contest votes..
PHONE MAIN 6463
FOR
High-class Groceries, Meats, Provisions
Connecticut Market
W.4.HI; A CO. 28 10th ST. Jf. W.
slw lferalil 2SWK rontest votes.
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.onsult us freely
'traf-P' Whenever you are fn doubt as
'sfayaF- to what Paint or Lnamel to
uje Ask HodRkin.
HODGKIN'S 5!ff?JSS5lrSt
X give Herald IC5.000 content ote.
Columbia Pharmacy
1401 H STREET N. E.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
I". O. Station ".. Tel. I- 1133.
School Supplies, Magazines. Periodicals.
Branch Post-offlce.
1401 H STREET N. E.
IVe Glra Tan in Tbe Iloald'e 93.000 Contest.
The Choicest the Market
Affords Can Always
Be Found at
WEBER'S
4th and H Streets N. E.
We give Herald $25.000 conteat votes.
$18.00
Will buy you the best made Three
piece Suit of Clothes, 2-button, single-breasted
coat with high cut
vest and medium peg pants. Tour
choice of all-wool goods.
WILLIAM BERENTER,
437 Seventh St, S. W.
We give Herald 25,000 contest votes.
E
CONOMY MEAT MARKE
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VTbert tie best of Foodstuffa caa
to had at the lowoat prerailLac
prlcea. Mut. Flab, and Frorlstou
ivaja treah.
409 Third St. N. W.
We Ghe folw In The Herald'. COCO Ontex.
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KIRTS
35c up.
25c ud.
PONGED PHESSK1)
EUIIIFI 7Men York A v. N.W.
We Gltt votes la IM UeraWa E5.O0O
Blue Ribbon Creaa Metal Palish
The thick Oil Cream Polish that does not
fettle nor leave powder or sediment.
The Polish that makes any car look
swell.
MVIS& CUIUS ?& w.
We trlvo Herald tQO0 eoatest votes.
5 "sTF vou want barrains in Hard
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ware of every description.
xuii i jait iu viaiL
SaiJI's Hirtwiri Stire, 713 7tl St. N.W.
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Charitable ' Orgaairatiom 'to Ask
' Congress to Investigate Alley
' ' Conditions Here.
MORTALITY SATE
SHOWS TO BE HIGH
Purchase of Property by Govern
ment Said to Be the Only
Solution.
In a determined effort to abolish the
slums of Washington, which. It Is claim
ed. Increase the annual death rate of(the
city by many per cent, and tend to In
crease Immorality In the Capital, three
welfare societies have Joined, and pro
pose to urge Congressional legislation
toward cleaning up these pest spots.
The Monday Evening Club, Associated
Charities, and Women's Welfare Depart
ment of the National Civic Federation
plan to appoint a Joint committee, which
will urge upon Congress the Investiga
tion of the slums of this city in an ef
fort to have the Federal government
turn the alleys Into minor streets, or
abolish them altogether.
According to statistics compiled by
these organizations, there are 173 alleys
In Washington. 161 of which are In the
Northwest. There are 1337 houses In
these alleys and an estimated population
of 16,000. The alleys, of course, princi
pally are populated by colored people,
but a large number of foreigners live In
them.
An alley director" of Washington, the
first ever compiled, recently has been
published by three women members of
the Monday Evening Club at their own
expense. They are Mrs. Medlll McCor
mlck. Mrs. William Belden NoWe, and
Mrs. John Van Schalck, Jr., wife of the
pastor of the Church of Our Father. The
directory was compiled under the su
pervision of Dr. Thomas Jesse Jones.
Infant Death Rate.
In It are listed all the pest spots of the
city. The figures given are astounding.
Statistics obtained from the District
health report for last year by Dr. Van
Schalck show that the death rate for
infants under one year of age in the
Washington slums are 100 per cent
greater than in the streets. For adults
the death rate Is R0 per cent greater.
It Is in these slums, composed princi
pally of the alleys, and under the very
dome of the Capitol, that many of the
diseases against which the health au
thorities are constantly crusading orig
inate. It Is these spots that give Wash
ington a bad name among cities, from
a moral standpoint. Some of the slums
of Washington, according to Investiga
tors, are worse even than those of New
York.
Several members of the House District
Committee at tho beginning of the Six-ey-second
Congress made a casual In
vestigation of the Washington slums, as
the result of which a bill was Introduced
In
Congress by Representative Berser.
of Wisconsin, providing for government
purchase of a large amount of this
property. Owing to the failure of the
committee to get a quorum during the
greater part of the last session, the
measure was pigeonholed and nothing
came of it. It is the Intention of the
Joint committee to have members of
Congress make a thorough investigation
of conditions obtaining in the poorer
quarters of this city, and to urge definite
action by Congress towards a "clean
up." A law is in effect which permits the
changing of alleys Into minor streets by
condemnation, and the assessment of
benefit of adjoining property. Whenever
an effort Is made to put this measure In
effect by condemning some other worse
alleys In the city, however, surrounding
Property holders make such a protest
against paing the benefits, even going
to the length of carrying the matter into
the higher courts, that the measure is
practically a dead letter.
Purchasing: Property Solution.
The purchase of this property by the
Federal government Is the solution pro
posed by Dr. Van Schalck. "Alley prop
erty In Washington Is cheap at present.
as Is the slum property in a number of
smaller streets. The unrchase of this
property, the abolishment of the alley
houses, and the turning of the alleys
into minor streets would abolish once and
for all these pest holes of the National
Capital, and make It in reality the most
beautiful and model city of the country.
"The death rate of white people from
tuberculosis In Washington alleys per
100,009 population is 1SS.S. while the street
percentage of whites Is 117.9. For colored
the alley death rate from this disease is
132.S: street. 1SS.1."
The most notorious alleys of the city.
Willow Tree. Goat, Hog, Brewery
Court. Blagden, A. B. C Alley. Ambush
Court. Barefoot Alley, Crabtree Alley,
Gun Alley, Hope Avenue. Katie's Al
ley, Cow Alley. Moonshine Alley. Nell's
Court. Pig Alley, Three-and-halt Street
Alley, Christian Alley, Nallor's Alley,
Rovers Court, Pony Alley, Porksteak
Alley, and Snow's Court, arc at present
among the most notorious slums of the
city, and the ones which the welfare
workers would have abolished, although
there are many alleys In the Northwest
and Southwest which are fully as bad
as these.
The Alliance of Jewish Women also
has entered Into the welfare work, and
is extending all help possible to the
immigrants who settle In this city, and
who are forced through poverty to live
In the pooreV sections. Mrs. Alexander
Wolf, one of lhe leaders of this organ
ization, said:
"Many people have the Idea that the
slums of New York are the only ones
that are In need of social workers. How
few are those who know, or stop to think
that there are Immigrants arriving In
our Capital, unable to speak English,
and without means of support; that we
have alleys In which overcrowded fam
ilies dwell in poverty.
"How many know of the poor girls who
from lack of love and comfort fall Into
evil ways?
"To these poor Immigrants, to these un
fortunate girls, the Alliance of Jewish
Women lends help and sympathy. Homes
are visited, and aid, not charity, is
given where needed. Night schoojs are
provided for those who want to learn
English, and Sabbath school for the
children. There are special committees
for the visiting of hospitals and Juvenile
Court.
DEATH RECORD.
WHITE.
George T. French, B yean, Htl SM St. te.
Millard C Ocden, 1. lis Ith St. I.
Uura V. Pest. S. U O Kt. e.
Booa Jenkins, 47, ProTldenee Hcsn.
rhilllii H. Wcter, n, KC rieaaant St, Anacoatla.
Mabel D. Smith. SU ProtHfno Hon.
Henrr H. Walter. E, 13 B St. ,
Infant cl Henrr L- and Jeanett. Brack. I dart,
Pmidenca Hoac.
Infant of Hnh and Ada Smith, i dan, 38U U
St. n.
COLORED.
William P. Hearoet. 31 reara, Nat. iHonea Hoap.
Jamea Janes, 3S, Wash, Aeyhan Hasp,
James Wanwv. 13. 1(17 11th St. it,
Lena Manuel, 55. 1J11 Mi St. nw.
Martha Garnet t, . Jll M St. aw.
Luc A. Braxton. 90. 9X1 O St.nw.
Sandr Harrli. BJ, Wash. Aarlnm Bon.
Carroll Both, 1 day, II Woodhnra, r. j,
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JOIN
ABOLISH
Brilliant Wbjen Keller "
Shrinks from Interview
Famous Woman Wrho Over
; came Every Physical
Handicap in Life Visiting
Friends Here. ; '
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Modestly declining to be Interviewed.
Mlts Helen Keller, the blind and dea'
but not mute woman, famous through
out the world for her remarkable liter
ary and educational accomplishments,
when seen yesterday at the home of Mrs.
Philip Smith. KO Newark Street. Cleve
land Park, stated It was her earnest de
sire that her visit here be considered as
an ordinary social event.
Miss .Keller arrived In Washington last
Tuesday and will he the guest of Mrs.
Smith for another week. Recently Miss
Keller suffered a slight Indisposition and
her physician recommended that she
take a complete rest for several weeks.
Having long been an Intimate friend of
Mrs. Smith. Miss Keller decided to pay
her a long planned visit which had been
postponed several times owing to Miss
Keller's literary activities.
Miss Keller Is known In every corner
of the world for her marvelous achieve
ments. In the face, of extraordinary phy
sical handicaps, and in recent years re
garded so able a writer that her literary
gifts are considered the work of a genius.
Her Wonderful Vacuities.
One of the most astounding features of
Miss Keller's literary work Is her won
derful faculty to picture things as they
really are. This would seem Impossible
to one who has never enjoyed the senses
of sight and hearing, but so wonderful
Is Miss Keller's power of mental Imag
er', she Is able to vividly portray her
friends or surroundings.
The life story of Miss Keller Is familiar
to almost everyone. Her accomplishments
have been the study and wonder of scien
tists all over the world. When but two
years old. Miss Keller was robbed of her
sight, hearing and speech by scarlet
fevef.
Displaying remarkable mental powers
even when a child, many people became
Interested In Miss Keller. Miss Anna M.
Sullivan, who afterward became her de
voted school mistress and champion dur
ing the years spent at Perkins Institute
in Boston the Horace Mann School In
New York and Raddlffe CoIIege,Harvard
was one of the first torecognlxe the
IRISH OF CAPITAL
AWAIT REDMOND
Plans Completed for Beception to
Noted Parliamentarian Who
Arrives To-night
Arrangements for the reception of
William K. Redmond, envoy of the Irish
Parliamentary party, which Is to be held
at the Garden Theater to-morrow even
ing, were completed at a meeting of the
general committee of the United Irish
League yesterday.
Mr. Redmond will arrive from Chicago
this evening and will be met by the re
ception committee, which will escort
him to the New Willard. To-morrow he
will visit Catholic and Georgetown uni
versities and Mount Vernon, and In the
evening the reception o-.d testimonial
will take place at the Garden Theater.
Edward L. Cogan. chairman of the com
mittee on arrangements, will Introduce
Justice Wendell Phillips Stafford, who
will preside.
Addresses will be made by Represent
ative Michael Donohoe of Pennsylvania.
Mgr. William T. Russell, rector of St
Patrick's Church; Michael J. Ryan, of
Philadelphia, president of the United
Irish League, and Mr. Redmond, whose
message from Ireland is awaited with
Interest. The musical programme will
Include selections by Caldwell's Orches
tra, vocal selections by Thomas Mc
Nulty, of Baltimore, and James Nolan.
The reception committee consists of D.
F. Finucane, W. F. Downey. Francis
Kilkenny. Jerome Conner. T. J. Fitz
gerald. John F. Costcllo. M. P. Grimn.
Joseph Bradley, H. J. Downey. Michael
M. Doyle. J. D. Flynn, Miss Davltt. and
M. D. Crowley.
The seating committee consists of
Francis J. Kilkenny, chairman; M. E.
Puddy. Michael Davltt Crowley. George
K. Sullivan. Richard Dawney. Fred
Rice. Daniel S. Masterson, T. P. Fitz
gerald, Fred V. Murphy, Leo Kolb. Ij
Deer'. Joseph M. Hausler, Harry Cady.
and M. F. Mangan.
NIGHT SCHOOLS OPEN.
More Than ", Expected to En
roll To-nlaht.
The glare of the white light. in Penn
sylvania Avenue and the nightly visits
to the "movies" are now merely vaca
tion happenings to the G,0M "owl" pu
pils of the District night schools, who
will to-night enter upon another year's
combat with the elusive three I:'s.
Preparations have been completed and
everything Js In readiness to begin work.
Indications are that this will be the
banner year In the history of the Dis
trict ni;ht schools. B. W. Murch, who
has charge of them, last night pre
dicted that there would be an increase
In the enrollment this ear over last
of KO or 3(0 pupils. Last year the total
number of pupils enrolled In the night
schools was 1,700.
The course is about the same as that
In the day schools. The pupils can go
from the fourth grade through ,th
high schools. Classes are held for
white pupils In the Franklin. McKinley
Manual Training School, Business High
School, Jefferson, Wallach, and Gales
buildings, and for colored pupils in the
Armstrong Manual Training School,
Phelps, Garnet. Randall. Stevens, Phll
lipps. Burney, and Garfield schools.
"POLICE PATROL" OUT:
Third Issue of "Finest" Organ
Makrn Appearance,
The third Issue of the "Police Patrol,"
the official organ of -the Police Associa
tion of Washington, has made Its appear
ance in a much Improved form. The
"Patrol," which Is issued monthly, for
the first two issues was a four-page cir
cular, but Is now an eight-page maga
zine, with a number or new features
rnd a color design for the cover.
The magazine deals with matters of
Interest to the Washington police, and
contains a record of all orders and rec
ommendations Issued by Maj. Sylvester,
besides news. notes of Interest to the
Capital's "finest."
William G. Stott. of the Third precinct.
Is editor of the "Patrol," J. E. Thomp
son is secretary, and O. H. Gore.) busi
ness manager.
Bailiff. Collect $13,000.
'District Commissioner Cuno H. Rudolph
gives efficiency laurels to the bailiffs of
the tax collector's office. He believes that
the collection of LlOO delinquent personal
taxes, some or wmen date hack several
years, deraonstratas the value of a bailiff
system of collection. Collections) duriaf
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JOSS HELEN KELLEB.
Noted woman known all orer tbe world for her
educational attainments, who was deaf, dumb,
and Llisd.
wonderful possibilities of Miss Keller's
mind and taught her the rudiments of
her early educaton. Miss Keller startled
the world with her brilliant career at
Raddlffe College, Harvard, where she
graduated with highest honors.
Much of the time since completing her
studies has been .spent by Miss Keller
In formulating a method for the Instruc
tion of those who like herself have been
deprived of the advantages of speech,
sight end hearing.
SCHOOL GIRLS NOT
CLINGINGLY CLAD
Indictment Charging Them with
Using Bouge Also Denied by Su
perintendent and Principal.
That Washington high school girls
wear gowns too "clinging" for good
taste, and that they paint and power
to excess was Indignantly denied by of
ficials of the Capital public scnools yes
terday. The charge of overdressing among the
girls of the local high schools was
scouted by Dr. William M. Davidson.
Superintendent of Schools, and Miss
Edith Westcott. principal of Western
Illirh School enter b j protest against the
painting Indictment. "I don't know of
any girl who Is guilty of painting or
powdering her face to excess," said
Miss Westcott. "I can't remember a
single case."
"Washington high school girls dress
snslbly." said Dr. Davidson. "They
come from good homes, where they are
not allnncd to run up big bills for dress.
The only time that I know of when
the girU show any tendency toward
rivalry in drcts is at corrmencement. and
I think wc have stamped that out prtt
ty well."
Both educators were quick to defend
their pupils against the charge of ap
pearing overdressed In the F Street pa
rade. The proposal that n distinctive uni
form, such as a cap and gown, or some
other such outfit, did not appeal to
either Dr. Davidson or Miss Westcott.
BADEN ELECTS OFFICEBS.
German Society Holds Its Annual
Meetlnsr.
The German society Baden, at its
annual meeting at Hammers Hall, 93$
Pennsylvania Avenue, last night, elect
ed the following officers: Phlllpp
DIttes. president: John Kraft, vice
president; Alois Retnhardt, secretary;
Karl Llchtenfels. treasurer; Hermann
Weiss, Aug. Matt, and Louis Llchten
fels. financial committee: A. Kranz,
Jacob Wlrz. and Frank Hellmuth, color
bearers: Karl Hammel, Jacob Mueller,
and Henry Werner, trustees: C. Ham
mel. Karl Llchtenfels. Louis Schraff,
delegates to the United German So
cieties; Phlllpp DIttts, delegate to the
German Orphan Asylum.
At the annual meeting of the Butch
er.'' Sick Benefit Society, which took
place at Bessler's Hall, last night,
George J. Bessler was elected treas
urer of that organization for the
thirty-ninth time, having served as
treasurer of the Butchers for thlrty
ftglit years. The other officers elected
were: Christian Rammllng, president:
Frank vMegand. Jr- vice president:
Fritz Hess, secretary; John H Busher.
mirshall: J. J. West, Frank Beuchert,
George Jaeger, finance committee: G.
J. Bessler, J. II. Buscher. A I. Hammer,
Christian Rammllng. and Fritz Hess,
delegates to the United German So
cieties: Nicholas Auth, delegate to the
German Orphan Asylum.
Entertaining; Two Performers.
Miss Anna Johnson and her brother,
Mr. Edward Johnson, have visiting
them Mr. David Roth and Mr. Samuel
Pearl, who are performing at the Cos
mos and Caslnq theaters here. They
have Just come jfrom Philadelphia, Pa.
"ROSE MAID" TRUNKS
Werba A I.ueseher, managers of the celebrated operatic success, at
the Columbia Theater all this week, use only
as shown by the follcmlag
THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY,
Incorporated. '
SVMO Ofnces la Asavarlea. "Cable Servlea to All the
World.
Received at Wyatt Bulldlaar. Cor. 14th aad F Sts,
Washington, D. C (Always Open.)
D211, N. Y. Z. 17.
New York, Sept. 38.
Topham'a Trunk Shop,
131S F St. Bf. W Washlaatton. D. C.
Please supply our Rose Maid Compsay, which
lays at the Columbia Theater, week of October T, with
thirty-five of your lararest wardrobe trunks. Those In
use with lour 8prtnaT Maid' Company have made two
trips to the Partae Coast, and are still la use.
WERBA aft LUESCHER.
1:57 A. M.
TOPHAM'S,
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wo amcssjttr Trusmsj.
URGES REPARATION
FOB FREED WOMAN
.
law Librarian of Congress Con
demns Action in Case of
Mrs. Epps.
OH mCTMOTANTIAL EVIDENCE
Recommending that Congress enact a
bill providing that the Federal govern
ment compensate those who, througn mis
takes In the administration of criminal
Justice have suffered wrongs, Edwin M.
Boechard. law librarian of Congress, yes
terday gave his views on tbe Epps case,
which has caused a storm of public pro
test against convictions on circumstan
tial evidence.
Mrs. John Epps. of Indiana, was con
victed twenty-three years ago of mur
dering her husband, and given., life sen
tence In prison. The evidence was of a
purely circumstantial character. Several
days ago her husband's brother confessed
on his death bed that he was guilty of
the crime. Upon the order of Gov.
Marshall. Mrs. Epps was Immediately re
leased. There Is no provision In either State or
Federal laws which provide for restitu
tion In a case of this sort. Mr. Boe
chard. taking the case as an example,
would have Congress enact a law to deal
with such cases of mlsadmlnlstratlon of
Justice as this.
Compensates for Injn.tlre.
"In Europe," said Mr. Boechard yester
day, during the last twenty-five years.
number of countries have enacted elab
orate statutes by which the state under
takes to compensate those individuals
who through mistakes In the administra
tion of criminal Justice have suffered
wrongs bf the kind brought out In the
Epps case. The Toth case in Pennsyl
vanla In 1910 and the Beck case In Eng
land In 1904 are still fresh In the public
mind. I am surprised that this question
his not engaged the attention of lawyers
and those Interested In social Justice In
this country.
"I propose to urge that at the next
session of Congress a bill be Introduced
to cover such Injustice In the case of
prosecuted crimes against the Federal
government, and In the State legisla
tures to cover cases within the State
Jurisdiction, which latter Is, of course.
the more pressing need. The uniform
law commissioners and the legislative
committee of the Institute of Criminal
Law soon will take the question under
discussion. I am informed. It seems a
poor commentary on American Justice
that such cases as these should go un
heeded.
"It Is true that the unfortunate worn.
an's brother-in-law, who allowed her to
suffer for a crime which he committed
for twenty-three years, made her a bene
ficiary under his will as a vlaVt act of
reparation, but the government and
State which brought the conviction also
should make reparation.
WEATHER CONDITIONS.
D. S. Dert. of AsTiculture. Weather Bttreaa.
Washlneton. D. C. Ortrer . W13-S p. m.
Drilled w1refes reports indicate that the storm
of? the South Atlantic rtet is xnortnz this mnrn-
mc northeastward, after raustna; northeast calea and
heatr ntn siualls off the Carolina and (ZetTgia
coasts. Th. northwestern dWurtnoe baa raaaed to
the nortJiesstward of Lake huprrlor. and tbe rain
area dsl not extend fart! er eastward than the Mich!-
can l'nlnila. Hairs sM miows errtinued in the
Korkr Mountain and llateau rerlnr, while neer
the remainder vf the country the weather waa era
enllr dear.
Th. weather will he ffrneralb: fair MondaJ and
Turwlar throuahnut the country, no readrltation of
consennenr. neins lndiratea.
It will he colder Mondar In tbe Dm Lake and
western Lower Lake region, the Crrer MWsiaaipc
and Lower Ohio v alleys, and colder Tuesday tn
the I'rver ObH Valley and Lower Lake recion and
the northern portion of the Middle Atlantis Ststn.
It will, he warmer Mccvlsy in the Nortbwert and
extreme vvret. and rcnmlly warmer Tuesday west
cf the Mbsivint lUver, excert in the extreme
Northwest. t
Local Temperature.
Midnight. 57; 1 a ra.. 55. I a. m.. M; a. m . O;
s a. ra., 57; If a. m , 71; U noon, il;Iii rtu. 73
4 r. m., 78; 4 r- m.. 70; 8 tv m., C; 14 p. m . 57.
HUhct. 7; lowest, U.
rtrlstlre humidity I a. m.. RX 4 n, m.. 81; nln-
fall (4 a. m. t,i 8 i ra.). 0; houn of sunshine, 11.6;
!r rent cf ramsiK. sunshine. 100.
Temrersture same date last jear Highest, 44
lowest, 47.
Temperatures In Other Cities,
Temrentures in other cities, totether with tbe
amount cf nlnfall for tbe twenty.four hours ended
at 4 s, m. yesterday, an aa follows
Bain-
Msx.
.. 74
... M
.. n
.. n
.. 47
" ti
.. R
... 51
.. M
... 50
.. 78
... 44
.. (I
..
.. tz
... K
..ft.
... SO
.. c
.. M
.. SI
.. fe
.. 74
.. K
.. C
.. 41
.. SI
.. 76
.. 41
.. 54
.. 84
.. 41
.. ti
.. 44
.. St
.. 81
..
.. S3
Mln. 4 p. m. tall.
Asherille. X. O.
Atlanta, Ga
Atlantic City. X. J
Itisnirtk. X Pak
Boston. MaM
Buffalo. X. V
Chicago, 111 ,.
Cincinnati. Ohio.
Cheyenne. Wyo.
Ilarrnncrt. Iowa
IVnrer, Colo
Tie. Moines. Iowa........
IMutn. Minn
Gain-ton. Tex ,
Helena, Mont
lndianaraWia, Ind
Jarksontlllr. Fla
Kanvs City. Mo.
Little Meek. Ark
Lui Angeles. Cal
Marquette. Micb
Memphis. Trnn
M
41 72
54
:.
54
Ss
m
K
71
41
X
a
41
78
34
C4
C4
K
M
51
41
41
70
C
X
67
54
511
Si
44
1
41
41
52
54
48
41
41
44
44
78
K
l
44
48
54
41
t
14
71
74
74
41
63
54
71
82
44
52
51
44
44
42
41
jfl
78
14
54
78
tt
74
7J
80
New Orleans. 1
Xew York. X. V. ,
Xorth I'latte. Nrbr......
Omaha. Xebr ...
Philadelphia. Pa
Pittsburg. 1'a ,
r-ortland. Me
Portland. Orrff ,
Salt Lake City. Utah,...
St. Louis. Mo
SI. Paul. Minn
San Frandscn. CmL......
i-prtngfteld. HI
Tscraaa. Waah.
Tampa. Fla................
Toledo. Ohio
Yicksburr. Mlaa.
Tide Table.
To-day High tide. 4.47 a. m. and 5.1S p. m.
Low
tide. 11:31 a. m. and 1125 p. m.
To-morrow High tide. 5 SO a. m. and 6 14 p. m.
Low tide. 122 a. m.
Deeoratlons far Oetobrr Weddlaaja.
Shaffer secures striking effects, llth & I.
new order Just received!
1219 F St. N. W.
Contest.
NOTED MASONS
IN SESSION TO-DAY
Delegates from Twenty-nine Coun
tries ArriTe in Capital for In
ternational Conference. N
GREETED BT SCOTTISH BITE
With the simplicity which marks Its
deliberations and gives to the order Its
dignity and impresslveness, the Inter
national conference of th Supreme
Councils of the Ancient and Accepted
Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of tbe
World, will be opened this morning at
10 o'clock by James D. Richardson, sov
ereign grand comamnder for the south-
era Jurisdiction of the United States. In
the Scottish Rite Cathedral. Third and E
Streets Northwest. The first Interna
tional conference of the supreme coun
cils was held in Brussels In June. 1907.
More than ISO noted Masons, represent
ing twenty-nine countries, arrived In the
city yesterday to obey the summons of
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meet here and strengthen the ties of In
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The visitors were met at 3 o clock yes
terday afternoon at Union Station and
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committee on fraternal courtesy, desig
nated by the local Scottish Rite bodies,
with the approval of Sovereign Grand
Commander Richardson, and consist
ing of Frank A. Sebiing. 33d degree
honorary, chairman: W. L. Boyden. Al
len Busslus. Jacobus S. Jones, and John
A. Lacy, all of the Ud degree honorary;
Dr. Frank E. Gibson. Milton Hopfen
maler, John C. Wineman. J. H. von
Herrmann, all knights commander of
the Court of Honor, and D. N. Clarke,
A. B. Hayes. G. R. Davis. J. B. Bailey,
T. R, Manning. I. W. Wright. W. H.
Rowe, P. E. Koch. H. A. Davis, P. 8.
Paylor, G. L. Smlthson. E. E. Chris
topher. B. A. Bear, E. C. Wood. Law
rence del Glorno. and Louis Perna, all
of the Sddegree.
niatlnsruiahrd Delegates Here.
Among the distinguished delegates
who will attend the conference, in ad
dition to Grand Commander Richard
son and Grand Prior George F. Moore,
active sovereign grand inspector gen
eral of the Supreme Council for the
Southern Jurisdiction, are Sir John
Gibson. Governor General of the Pro
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grand commander of the Supreme
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Grand Commanders John V. Ellis and
Isaac H. Stearns: Alexandre P. Alex
andropoulos. thirty-third degree, grand
master of ceremonies of the Supreme
Council of Greece; Dr. Paul Etler,
thirty-third degree, sovereign grand
commander or Switzerland, and Dr.
Paul Marleffer, secretary general;
Sovereign Grand Commander Barton
Smith, thirty-third degree, and Sec.
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thirty-third degree, of the Supreme
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the United States; Dr. Pedro Ezequlel
Rojas, envoy extraordinary and minister
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United States, representing the Supreme
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representing the Supreme Council of Ar
gentina; Savcrlo Fera. grand commander
of Italy, who Is a Wesleyan Methodist
minister of Florence, Italy: Giovannf
Camera, Leonardo Biancht, Paul Kauf
man, and Enrico Stroheker. representing
the Italian Supreme Council; Guldo Bon
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of Egypt: Prof. J. M. Raymond, grand
commander of the Supreme Council of
France: Manuel S. Castelanos, grand
commander of Cuba, with Dr. Luther S.
Harvey and William Homan: Jose Caa-
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Lieut. Grand Commander Antonio V.
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More even movement Is claimed for
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