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ELATED AT SUCCESS
First Venture Into Field of Mario
That Washington Is deeply musical
when given an opportunity waa proven
most conclusively last night when mora
than COO persons were present at a lecture
on Bach given' by Daniel Gregory Mason.
of New York, assistant professor of music
in Columbia University. In the auditorium
of the new National Museum, under the
auspices of the Washington Boclety of
This was the first time that the local
society of fine arts haa entered the field
of music in Its work, In advancement of
the arts, and It was most gratifying to
the officers and members cf the society
to learn that Washington has so many
serious and earnest devotees of music
The average American is fond of say
ing that Bach, Beethoven, Mozart,
Brahms, .&'. are dull. Is It the music
or the uncomprehending ear that Is dull?
The burden of proof Is upon the listener.
T!i- "mere sound and fuery that signi
fies nothing" to the untrained ear may
be opening a new heaven to the compre
hending mind. There is easy com
placency In the boast of a dislike for the
classical In music that savors of conde
scension toward an art that. In Its high
est expression, transcends all others.
Well Versed In Mnslc.
Last night Mr. Mason took his audi
ence back into the seventeenth century
and discovered for them the secrets of
tho rich variety and beauty of Bach's
music. Mr. Mason is minutely lntlshate
with eery step of the development of
music: and this, added to a broad gen
eral culture, makes him a delightful
talker. He constantly Illuminates his
subject by interesting analogies and rela
tions. He spoke of Bach's music as the be
ginning of all music and as the mu
sician's music He said that Bach was
poor and unknown In his own day 'and
Is still only feebly appreciated, but that
he was the great founder of both the
polyphonic and homopbonic style. Every
great composer ho came after him,
Mendelssohn, Schuman. Wagner, and In
our day. Max Reger and Richard
Strauss, were directly Influenced by him.
Mr. Mason described the polyphonic
style as strands of voices weaving in
and out like the interlacing strands of
basket work; the homophonic aa a one
voice melody supported by a column of
harmony. He spoke of the cadences or
musical motifs; of Imitation, transpo
sition, contrast, and restatement as the
foundation of the sonata and sjmphony
forms, as It waa of the old folk dances
and songs of the early suites.
Devnltlon of "Fasrae."
He drew a happy analogy between the
csdences or periods (resting places) of
the homophonic style, and tho bases of
a baseball diamond, and told how Beach
wrote the forty-eight fugues of the wsfl
tempered clavichord, to show what
could be done on the newly equalized
(that is, newly tuned) clavichord. Mr.
Mason gae a waps definition of a
fugue, as "A piece In which one olce
after another comes In and the audi
ence one after the other goes out."
"People complain," said Mr. Mason,
"of the lack of melody In Bach, while
the fact is that no other music Is so
overflowing with melody, every voice In
a many-voiced composition singing a
separate and distinct melody, yet so
dexterously worked In as to form to
gether perfect harmony."
Mr. Mason illustrated his lectures on
the piano, playing a bouree for 'cello, a
study In both polyphony and homophony;
a two-part Invention In F major: a fugue
from the well-tempered clavichord: the
D flat minor fugue from Book I: two ga
vottes, one from the English suite, made
famous in Stevenson's letters as one of
his "Suite Anglalse," and a bouree from
the violin sonatas.
The lecture was the first of a series of
file being given by Mr. Mason under the
auspices of the Washington Society of
Fine Arts the first Saturday nights of
November, December, January. February,
and March, and from the attendance last
night the capacity of the auditorium In
the new National Museum will be over
taxed at the remaining lectures
Pltlts Fnneral To-morrovr.
Funeral service for- Edrawd Plttls will
be held at his home 3214 Nineteenth
Street Northwest, to-morrow afternoon
at I o'clock. The Bev. W. B, Wedder-
spoon. pastor of the Foundry M. E.
Church, will conduct the services.
Mr. Plttls was a clerk In the Pension
Office until April 8, 1311, when he became
disabled through an accident at Iowa
Circle. Since that time he has htcn ron-
fined to his horn, with bis health gradu
i ly sinking
He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Osee
W. Plttls, and a son. E. A. Plttii. of
Inherits Husband's Estate.
Nannette Shaffer, widow of Edward
Shaffer. Inherits the entire estate by the
will dated August 12. 1912, and just filed
John W. ud Hit VTitaon. bar.
Richard R. and Rc! TUbott. bar.
CUrence W. and Boaie T. Bnin. sM.
AlTin J. and Carrte U HlteboDck. cut
Horace M. aad Fern Guhnan. bor.
CTuuim II. asd Mary E. Glascock, bor.
William C. and Margaret C Fit, bcr.
Charles X. and Helen Dsisgjns. 17
Micbele and Gnutella d'Anna. bor.
Joseph and Uargaret CoUier. bor.
John B. and Vtsernaa Bortllo, sill
James N. and Sarah M. Rockier. sW.
Leiley and Jlerr U Taliaferro, box.
George C and Gladra M. lrmrsirn, sir!.
Charlee H. Berana, M jears, 181 rah St aa.
Marr A. Bllnkhorn. S. OB WUrrastn An.
Edvard Pirne. B. at h St. nr.
Kate Uranism. 8), Emergency BotpL
Eleanor F. O'Dounoghuf. 71. Wash. Horn for In
curables. Amelia M. Ihdtord. 17. 181 Third St. m.
Weatler Canavar. C jean, zU J, st nv.
GorneUua U. Minhill.H. 8nmner Road.
Xdna Turner, 3 months. SX O BC aw.
Charles Stewart, t month, IX FaTkanaa ADav ear.
Francie Scott. T dara, BsT Oregon At, nv.
Intent of WUHam and Lisle Washington,
mimitaa, Alanima Are., Good Hone. D. C.
Ingk O. DahUn. 23, Untied States Narr.
Hilda M. Johnon, a. at New Sweden. Me.
Louis E. Hough, S. et Uaant Ida. Ta., sod Eflea
B. Hobba. 24. Ber. James D. Marr.
Henrr P. Schnlber, 21, and Irene T. Dearbnra.
2s. Brr. H. Schneder.
Oslce aad Sales Bala fsntan.r nressne:
ly. TeL 4SU Main. 107 Bsrrtsttr ml.
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vavuaaass ,v - . , y.. lit ilflfll IT" III7II1 war.
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HOwvd, ofrtfcs,JbtM Woeiiy.'
Msn. the, mhr fjoeua or vim -
mac Frlvsla Softool npsjn j "??" i
morula- making mend wftB our w
forest tree 5JaOy lessons ta,tnra
study had prepared ttem.to rteogaiMwi
old acejualnuncsa tna trass afoe Vr
glnla f orMt. -.
But the" forest-Insect was a new ac-.
qualntance., Dr. Hopkins, who know
all about aim and his destructive habits,,
introdaced him so entertainingly, telling
such fascinating tales of these)' creatures'
methods of attacking the helpless trees,
that he left the boys and girls Iteen to
know mora-of. these enemies, of-thelr
forest-tree friends. '
W.K. COOPER TO
Pint of IaterleMaaiamtieatl Meet-
iaga WHl Be' Held Tliis
A five months scries of lntardeooml
national evangelical meetings for men
has been arranged to take place In the
Northeast and Southeast sections of
Washington, commencing to-day. The
services, which are under the auspices
of the Washington Y. M. C. A. de
partment of religious work, are arranged
by a committee of laymen, and all speak
ers will likewise be laymen. A musical
programme by well known Washington
singers and musicians Is to be a feature
of the service.
So far twenty churches of the North
east and Southeast sections, representing
nine denominations, have joined the
movement and placed their church build
ings at the disposal of the committee
of laymen. Each meeting will be pre
sided over by the pastor of the church
In which the services are held.
At the opening meeting this afternoon,
William Knowles Cooper Is to speak on
the topic The Old Moralities and Mod
ern Conditions." The meeting will be
held at 1 JO o'clock In Metropolitan Pres
byterian Church, Fourth and B Streets
Southeast, and Rev. Paul R. Hickok.
pastor of the church. Is to be the pre
siding officer. Preceding Mr. Cooper's
address a section of the Rebew Or
chestra, led by H. W. Weber, will ren
der a number of selections snd a chorus
from the Armstrong Msnuat Training
School, under the direction of their prin
cipal. H. Bruce Evans, will sing several
of the old plantation melodies.
The churches of the Northeast and
Southeast which have united In these
evangelist meetings are: Baptist Grace,
Maryland Avenue, Metropolitan, and
Second. Congregational Ingram Memo
rial. Methodist Episcopal South Ep
worth. Disciples (Christian) Fifteenth
Street and Ninth Street. Lutheran Ref
ormation, Keller Memorial, and St.
Matthew's. Methodist Protestant First
and North Carolina. Methodist Episco
palDouglas Memorial. Bruen Chapel,
Trinity, Waugh, and Wilson Memorial.
Presbyterian Eastern and Metropolitan.
Protestant Episcopal St. Mark's and
The members of the Interdenomina
tional Laymen's committee, hating the
series In charge, are Charles W. Wise.
R. E. Klnsell. Wallace Klrby. Samuel D.
Hardy. Richard Ryan. Walter W. Simp
son, G. A. Bonnett, R. E. Bealle. H. D.
Boyer. Dr. A. M. Amtllzett. IL F. Winn,
Eric H. Carbaugh. Ross Wollett. A
Johnson. W. F. Koenlg. W. F. Hummer,
W. F. Wellener. R W. Woltx. Charles
M. Grelst. and Charles H. Boas.
D. A. R. Chapter Meets.
The first meeting of the season of the
Margaret Whetten Chapter. Daughters of
American Revolution, was held at the
residence of the regent, Mrs. Redwood
Vandegrift. 1K3 Twenty-first Street
Northwest. After hearing the reports
of the officers and formulating plans for
the winter's work, the rest of the after
noon was devoted to listening to reminis
cences of those present.
Biological Society Meets.
The Btlloglcal Society held its regular
meeting last night In the new lecture hall
of Cosmos Club, corner of H Street
and Lefayette Square. A. D. Hopkins
read a paper on "The Locust Leaf
Beetle and Its Ravages." Austin H.
Clark gave an address on "Faunal Areas
of the Pacific." and Dr. Paul Bartsch
spoke upon "Collecting in the Bahamas."
which was Illustrated with stereoptlcan
pictures taken while on his expedition.
O. B. Dane, et Agrtcnltum Weather Barren.
Wathlngtoo, Saturdar, Koretaber 2. Itl2s. n. m.
The indications are that the weather will be gen
erally lair Bonaar ana uonaar in the region eeet
of the Uiadeelppi Hirer and in, the Wet Golf
Btatef There will be local ralsa Sunder and
tyobabl Mondaj in the Rocky Mouatatn and
1'latean reglona, and Monday or Monday night
ever the Plains Statea and tho Upper Miauietppi
The temperatnrs will rise Sunday and Monday
over ths Gulf States, the great central Tellers,
and the Lake region, and Monday fo the Atlantic
States. The weather will become colder In the
The winda along the New England eoaet will be
moderate westerly: on the Middle Atlantic coaat
light to moderate west and northwest; on the
South Atlantic coaat, moderate north and north
wast; on the Eatt Gulf ooaet. moderate northerly,
becoming variable: en the West Unit coaat. light
variable; on the Lower Laxea. light south eat and
west; on the Cpper Lakes, moderate southweat and
Midnight, M: 2 a. m.. St.- 4 a. m., 44: S a. m . 42;
S a. m , 40; 10 a. m., 43; tz norm, 45; 2 p. m . tt;
4 p. m , 44; 6 p. m., 44; S p. m , 41; 10 p. m., 37.
Highest, a; lowest, X.
Belative humidity ft a. m., 8; 2 p. m . : 8 p.
m., 82. Rainfall (8 p. m. to 8 p. m.), 0 00; honra
of annahme. 80; per cent of Trwathla aanehlno, 57.
Temperatnrs earns data laat jasr Highest, 47;
Teanperatare 1m Other Cities.
Temperature, in ether dtka. togethrt with tba
amosot of rainfall for the tweaty-tonr hoars ended
at 8 p. m. yeateroay, ate as follows t
Max. Mln. 8 p.m. fall
AshevUle. K. C. 31 ;i
Atlanta, Ga. 43 3
Atlantic City. It. J m 42
Bismarck. N. Oak 48
Boston, Mae. -. 48
Buffalo, jr. X. 34
Chicago. IU 38
Otadnnati. Oslo 0
Oheyenn. Wyo 48
Davenport. lows. 41
Denver, Colo 88
Dea Moines. Ion. 88
Duluth. Minn..: 3!
Galveston. Tex 88
Helena. Mont 44
Jndlanapolle, Ind 40
Jacksonville, ni ... as
Kansas City. Mo. 82
Utile Bock, Ark 80
Los Angelrf. Cat M
Marnscttr. Mich .... 34
Memphis, Term 48
Xaw Orleans. La 88
Sew worn. N. y. 48
Jlorth Platte. Nebr. 88
Omaha, Nebr 88
phnadctphia, Ps......m.. 89
nttaburg. Pa- - 8
Portland. Ms.- 44
tweluiA Ores.... ......
Salt Lake City. Utah
8L looia, Mo
St. Pssl. Miss;......,.
San Francisco, Cal.....
T4.vnian tide, tdl a. m. and 2J5 n. m.: low
tide. a. a. sad Ids p. at,. To-morrow High
tide, IS a. sa. sad 1:88 p. SL Low tide.. NAT a.
aa, sat 3B P. 8S.
pbhiii nun yonriiiiii Army tjorps. tis waa ow
UlLIWIIIHIIItfl'il Iff IHt ' -
Here Tk-- 3,000 ' of Jtfer9a'i
r from WikoE.
, r 01AT0IT AID MUSIC
, : - n
Karnes of Jryt&v Speaker Clark,
aad Jersey, QoTernor
, The Democrats. of the District, about
KOGO strong, went to Convention Hall last
night to .listen' to Hannls Taylor, former
Minister to Spain; Henry E. Davis and
other speakers declare themselves In
the interest of Woodrow Wilson and .the
Democracy, and to listen to the read
ing of a message from the New Jersey
governor that was simultaneously read
at thousands of Democratic meetings held
all over the United States on Wilson
and Marshall day.
It waa a singularly orderly meeting
for one held on the eve of one of the
most Important political contests the na
tion haa ever seen. The speakers were
cheered at the proper times, but there
were no Interruptions and tho Demo
crats showed none of the enthusiasm
that haa been said to be attendant on
the campaign of the New Jersey execu
tive. One of the interesting points raised by
the rally last night was as to who was
really the central figure, Wilson or the
other chsmplons of the party. At no
time did the prophecies of Democratic
victory by the speakers bring forth un
usual applause. The name of Wilson
was roundly cheered, but the mention of
Champ Clark and William Jennings
Bryan caused equally oclferous demon
strations. Preceded by Parade
The speaking at the hall was preceded
by a parade by a part of the audience.
The Democratic clubs from the alumni
of Princeton University and those of the
student bodies of Catholic University and
Georgetown formed at Fifteenth Street
and New York Avenue, and with a life
and drum corps at their head, marched
to the hall The audience at the meeting
was made up largely of women, but It
was noticeable that the meeting brought
out less aigrettes and more plain feath
ers than did the Bull Moose rally, held
some time ago.
A brass band furnished the music be
tween the speeches and the band had
already played several selections before
the parade reached the hall. Then with
the fife and drums going the alumni and
students marched Into the hall and with
standards signifying their colleges and
took thflr allotted places. The District
of Columbia Woman's National Demo
cratic League had a space In the hall
set apart for it which bore Its own
There was a deal of college cheering
and a rross-flre of complimentary jells
before the orators began, and the Prince
ton body sang a solo to the effect that
"Wli son will shine to-night; will shine
to-night." and the meeting started.
Senator Rayner of Maryland was
scheduled to speak, but was unable to
be present, and Hannls Taylor was the
rjrlnclnal sneaker. John F. Costello.
Democratic national committeeman from
the District, presided, and before he
Introduced Mr. Taylor he painted
character pictures of the Democratic
nominees for the Presidency and the
Vice Presidency. He said that so great
was the simplicity of character of Gov.
Marshall that he still lielleves In the
story of Santa Claus he had learned
at his mother's knee.
Mr. Taylor's speech was deoted to the
development of the "trusts" In the
United States, an urgent appeal for the
rejuvenation of the merchant marine
and to eulogies of Wilson, Bryan, and
Bryan Is Clarerrd.
He said that "no party has ever had a
more peerless leader than William Jen
nings Brian and when Wilson goes Into
the White Ifouse he will have that great
tribute of the people at his side." which
astly pleased the audience and they
cheered till the hall echoed again.
He spoke of "one who stands in the
shadow of defeat battling for the fate of
the party with all the zeal he could
show were he himself at the party's
head Champ Clark," and again the au
dience yelled its approval. Mr. Taj lor
said that the States In the beginning
had so feared democracy that they had
chained the giant's hands and this had
given tile "interests'' their chance.
They had grown from Ihe first, he said,
and in 1S09 In the Dartmouth case they
had been glen a leglslathe control neer
known before in this or any other coun
try. The Judicial measures taken against
them had proed. he argued, to be more
a fertilizing rain than a devastating
force and the only remedy left was
through the tariff.
The speech contained a strong plea for
a larger merchant marine, not alone In
the Interest of the International trade,
but for the sake of the nay, which, he
ssid, must be manned by the graduates
of the marines, and he concluded with
his summary of the pillars of the Demo
cratic party. In which he characterized
Wilson as "a plumed knight as clean as
a hound's tooth "
Henry E. DaK because of his ac
quaintance with Wilson, was chosen to
read his message, which treated of the
problems before the party, and declared
that the only way of solving them was
through the people. The tariff must be
corrected, the message stated, but must
be handled very prudently, so that no
honest toil be Interrupted, no honorable
or useful enterprise disturbed. The tone
of the message was optimistic, declaring
that a great army of the people had
turned Its face to the light, not desiring
a revolution, but determined to set up the
The meeting wss cloard with the
speech of Charles Frost, of New Jersey,
who addressed himself principally to
the women in the audience on problem
of domestic economy brought up by the
protective tariff and urged them to take)
a stand to cut down the lnnatea prices
on hosiery and petticoats. Through the
high tariff, he said, stockings sold In
the United 8tstes for double the price
In Europe and the inflation In the price
of petticoats was almost as great.
GEN. O'BEHLY DYING.
Distinguished soldier and Surgeon
at Paint of Death.
MaJ. Gen. Robert Maitland O'Reilly,
surgeon general of the army from Sep
tember. IXC to January, 1909, and phy
sician and close friend of former Presi
dent Cleveland. Is dying at his residence
at' 1S2S Q Street Northwest, of uraemlc
Gen. O'Reilly has been IU for some
time, but his aliment first became dan
gerous October 24, and he has now lapsed
Into a state of unconsciousnesa His wife
and daughter, who Is the wife of Capt.
Frederick B. Hennessy. Third Field Ar
tillery, are af tils bedside.
Gen. O'Reilly was born in Philadelphia
In 1845. of a distinguished Irish family,
which had been settled In the United
8tates since the dsys of the revolution
He served aa' a military cadet during the
civil war, -and later In the Indian, cam-1
la the Bpanls-Ajawloa
wmen ha was chief rurgeoa'of the
Fuaitseatli Army Corps. He
cMef'avrieoii of -the District ot Cttha
duilwsT the first period ot Amsriosa oc
LUPSflnoT He was retired la January.
list, aa a major general in recognltloa
of Bts mtrnom.
Dettocratio CeauritteeaUR Girei
WIM0T TO GET 490 TOTES
"A doubtful concession of seven States
to be divided between Taft and Roose
velt" that's alt Democratic National
Gratxnltteeman John Costello allows
Mr. Costello made an estimate last
night which gives 4S0 electoral votes to
Wilson and forty-one to the Republican
and Progressive candidates.
"We are conceding with some doubt
Vermont. New Hampshire. Utah. Wyo
ming, and Idaho to Mr. Taft," Mr. Cos
tello stated In his estimate. "We are
also conceding with some doubt Michigan
and Washington only to Mr. Roose
velt" "In basing our estimates of the various
States as to the reasons of their votes
for the election on Tuesday we are doing
so from reliable Information secured by
us from various sources In every State
In the Union," rays Mr. Costello's state
ment. "81nce the nomination of the third
party candidate tt haa simply narrowed
down to a mathematical problem based
upon the result of the recent Vermont
State election, where the three parties
showed their strength. Wilson and Mar
shall figure In every Bute In the Union."
States that Are Claimed.
The States claimed for Wilson, and
the pluralities estimated by Mr. Costello
Michigan, by 30.000; Pennslanla. 7S,
000: California. 33.004: Colorado. 40,000;
Connecticut. 5,000: Delaware, 2.000; Illi
nois, 25.000 to 0.000; Indiana. K.OOO; Kan
sas, 30.000; Kentucky. SO.000; Maine, 1S,
000; Marj land, 3o,000; Massachusetts. 50.
000; Minnesota, 20.0U0; Missouri, 110.000:
Montana. 6,000; Nebraska. 30.000; Nevada.
l.OCO; New York, 100.000, Ohio. 73,000;
Oklahoma. 10,000; Oregon. 3,000; Rhode Is.
land. 3.000: South Dakota. 13.000; West
Virginia. 15.000; Wisconsin. 30.00; Iowa.
All the Southern Statea are claimed for
the Democrats by Mr. Costello.
He rays the following about the States
"conceded with some doubts" to Taft
"In Vermont it will be a very close vote
between Taft and Wilson.
"In Idaho It will be a neck and neck
race with a slight advantage for Mr.
"New Hampshire will be very close
"Also we have private Information that
the Mormon Church in Utah and Wy
oming, seeing Mr. Wilson's election con
ceded b all, will swing both of these
States to him as a political move for
"Mr. Roosevelt will carry the State of
"Michigan is still a doubtful proposi
tion." MSS. M. B. HEROES DIES.
Prominent D. A. R. Women Suc
cumbs After Mx Weeks' Illness.
Funeral services for Mrs. Morton Bar
tow Mercer, of las Euclid Street North
west, who died yesterday morning at
Providence Hospital after an Illness of
six weeks, will be held at Calary Baptist
Church to-mcrrow afternoon at 2 30
o'clock. Rev. Dr. Samuel H. Greene will
conduct the erIces.
Mrs. Mercer was secretary of the Judge
Ljnn Chapter of the D. A. R. and presi
dent of the Lieut. John Shaw Society. C.
A. H. She was alo Interested In chsrl
table and social service work.
Before her marriage Mrs. Mercer was
Martha Lumpkin Whatley, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs O B. Whatley. of Atlanta.
G.i. She married Morton Bartow Mercer,
of this city. June 5. rM. and three chil
dren were born to them Morton Bartow,
Jr. aged ten: James Whatley. aged five,
and Msrtha Lumpkin, aued three.
Besides her husband and children. Mrs.
Mercer lea es her father and mother, t o
brothers, and a sister.
Mercer Rites To-morrow.
Funeral services for Mrs. Morton Bar
tow Mercer of 121S Euclid 'Street will be
held at 2 30 o'clock Monday afternoon at
Cahary Baptist Church, ltev. Samuel
II Greene ofllclatlng. Mrs Mercer died
jesterday morning at Providence Hospi
tal. She is survived bv her husband and
three children, Morton Bartow, Jr.. James
Whatley and Martha Lumpkin Mercer.
In the lat few veers Moscow hi been increasing
in porutation more rapidlr than it aar tunc in a
cvnlorv. and if the rreeent rate be continned it
will have more than 2.O0OC00 residents in lvl.
But It Doesn't "Take"
Superintendent at Arlington Cemetery Has Cat
with Strange History It Is Now a Pet.
The Passing of Thomas," that tale
of a cat, haa a rival In the adventures
of a large black tabby who has made
herself very much at homo in the su
perintendent's pleastnt quarters at
Arlington, Va. Many visitors to tho
National Cemetery are greeted w 1th
dignified hauteur by that particular
female of the species, but so far her
history only is known to a select few.
Some ears ago an officer of the
United States Army died In Missouri.
The proper authorities here were noti
fied of the major's death, and arrange
ments were promptly made to have
the Interment take place in Arlington.
And In due course of time the remains
were shipped here.
Just before the body wa lowered
into the open grave the pine box which
inclosed the casket was opened. And
to the consternation of the attendants.
Doctors Use This for Eczema.
Dr. Evans, Ex-Commissioner of Health,
says:. "There Is almost no relation be
tween skin diseases and the blood." The
rkln must be cured through the skin.
The germs must be washed out. and so
salves have loner ago been found worth
less. The most advanced physicians of
this country are now agreed on this, and
are prescribing a wash of wtntergreen.
thymol, and other Ingredients fcr eczema
and all other skin diseases. This com
pound is known as D.D.D. Prescription
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Old "Grads" of Northwestern Uni
versity Hold Reception for
A. W. Patten.
The alumni of Northwestern University
gave a reception to Prof. Amos William
Patten and Mrs. Patten last night In
the parlors of the Calvary M. E. Church,
Columbia Road and Fifteenth Street. All
the old "grads" of Northwestern living
In Washington, to the number of about
fifty, gathered to receive greetings from
the president and faculty of their alma
mater through ita representatives. Prof.
Patten. Incumbent of the chair of Bibli
cal literature. Isaac R. Hltt, president
of tho alumni, presided over the Informal
Prof. Patten told the former students
of tho wonderful growth of Northwest
ern. He said that the university has an
enrollment this year of more than 5.000,
an endowment of from t0.0u0.C00 to 210.
000,000, and an annual budget of I750.O00.
The combined faculty shows 353 in
structors: Prof. Patten said that It was
the leading sectarian institution in the
country, it being under the auspices of
the Methodist Episcopal Church. The
university Is sixty years old.
Following Prof. Patten's address. Mrs.
Patten was called upon, and told the
alumni of the progress made by the
Woman's Educational A'd Society of the
university. After the addresses, the
alumni and Its guests spent an Informal
evening talking over memories of the
Spend Pleasant Evening; and Elect
The Pennsjlvanla Society of Washing
ton held its first meeting of the season
last night in tho Pythian Temple, 1012
Ninth Street Northwest. Although more
than a hundred immbers were present,
the attendance was smaller than usual,
owing to the large number of Pennsyl
vanlans who left vefterday for their up
State homes to cast their votes on Tues
day. An excellent musical programme had
been arranged by Robert T. Frailey,
chairman of the entertainment commit
tee. The programme was as follows.
Piano solo. Miss Iilu McGrath: song
and dance. Miss Edith Kobey. accom
panied by Mrs. R. T. Frailey: violin
solo. Miss Cecelia Fersinger, accompa
nied by Miss Bertha Seller; vocal solo.
Miss Nellie Neiss. accompanied by Miss
Elsie Small: song. Miss Mlrltm Berman.
accompanied by Mr?. R. T. Frailey:
piano solo, Mrs. John Templln. bass solo.
"O'er the Billowy Sea." Frank Crilly,
accompanied bv Miss Anna Bingham;
vocal solo. "If I Were a Rose." Miss
Bertha Seller, accompanied by lis Car
Three new members were elected to
membership In the society. Thev were
Mrs W. J. Moodlc. Miss Mary F. Moodle.
and Mrs W. F. Hemler. Dr. W. F.
Hemler was chosen chairman of the en
tertainment committee for the
meeting, to be held December T.
WOMEN HEAR REPORTS.
Federation of llnha Holds Meeting
A meeting of the District of Columbia
Federation of Worran' Clubs was held
In the parlors of the Portner last night.
Reports of the delegates to the biennial
convention recently held in fean Fran-clsi-o
occupied tt-c greater part of the
Mrs. W. E Andrews, president of the
federation, outlined the work of the Dis
trict federation for the ensuing year.
An Invitation was extended to the
General Federation to meet in coum.il
in Washington In April. WIS.
out sprang a large black cat. On ex
amination a faint odor of choloroform
waa detected In the pine box. and the
sides of the casket, besides being bad
ly scratched, were covered with fur
from the cat, which had appnrentlv
run around and around It In her fran
tic endeavors to escape from her nar
On Inquiry In Missouri it was learned
that the cat had been a particular ppt
of the major's, and his relatives had
conceived the novel Idea of Inclosing
the unfortune fcllno in tho pine box
alongside the casket, which did not fit
it closely, after first chloroforming
her. But a leak occun-ed In their care
fully laid plan In the shape of a knot
hole which let out the anaesthetic and
let in enough fresh air to keep her
alive until the box reached Its destina
tion. Tabby Is now the -proud mother
of two growing families.
Dr. Holmes, the well known skin spe
cialist, writes: "I am convinced that the
D.D.D. Prescription is aa much a specific
for eczema as quinine for malaria. I
have been prescribing the D.D.D. rem
edy for" years." It will take away the
Itch the Instant you apply It.
In fact, we are so sure of what D D.D.
will do for ou that we will be glad to
let you have a 11 bottle on our guar
antee that It will cost you nothing un
less you find that It does the work. O'Don
aell's Drug Store.
All are eligible and without
Tou should call at the studio
at once and have a sitting.
Tour picture will at once be
placed In the exhibit to be passed
on by a competent Jury, who will
select the most beautiful por
traits.. The winners of this contest
will be awarded valuable prlzea
Remember, that there la no
cost attached to this contest.
Make an early call at
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Bring hack replies, because each
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Ton will And our letters free
from dark edges, broken type.
typographical errors, etc
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MKDFORD-On Friday. November 1,
I31i at 10 IT. p m . AMELIA M .
widow of Charles F. Medford.
Funeral services Monday. November '.
at 1 v m . from the family residence.
1631 Th'rd Street Northwest. Rela
tives and friends invited. Interment
MERCER On Saturday. November 2.
1312. at 1 SO a. ra.. at Providence Hos
pital. MARTHA LUMPKIN, wife of
Morton Bartow Mercer.
Funeral on Monday, November 4. at
2.30 p. m.. at Calvary Baptist Church.
Interment In Rock Creek Cemetery.
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