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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 15. 1912.
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ACTION IS AFTERMATH
OF DR. ANDREW CASE
Retiring Official Sends Letter to
President Expressing His
Lee McClung, Treasurer of the United
States, resigned from the government
service j esterdaj". His reslgnaUon was
accepted by the President, to take effect
upon the qualification of his successor.
Carml Thompson, of Ohio, now secretary
to the President, will be appointed to the
vacancy. This appointment will permit
Charles D. Hllles. former secretary to the
President, to return to his old post when
he closes up the affairs of the Republican
The resignation of Treasurer McClung
means that money for which the Treas
urer is responsible must be actually
counted and receipted for.
This will be the greatest single flnan
cial transaction in the history of the
world When Mr. McClung assumed the
duties of Treasurer he gave a receipt to
his predecessor for J1.2G0.134.94S.8S 2-3.
That was then the largest single trans
action from man to man on record While
the exact amount of the Treasurer's fund
is not known. It Is expected that It will
exceed those figures by many millions.
Aftermath of ndrcvv Crtse.
Mr McClung s resignation Is an echo
of the friction between Secretary of the
Treasury MacVeagh and Dr A Piatt
Andrew, who resigned last July as As
sistant Secretary alter- making public a
letter to President Taft criUclzlng Sec
retarj MacVeagh's administration and
charging him with lncompeteno and
Inefficiency Mr. McClung was on friend
1) terms with Dr Andrew and was
named bj Dr Andrew as one of the
bureau chiefs of the Treaury who had
similar a tews and could substantiate his
accusations against the Secretary
Mr McClung Intended to take similar
action and write a letter to the Presi
dent protesting against the conditions
in the Treasury under which he had to
serve Upon the urgent advice of his
friends, however, Mr McClung never
signed or forwarded his letter to the
W hlte House He gae a copj of It,
however, to Secretarj Andrew, who
without Mr McClung's authority used
It in hut open letter to the President
Shortlj after Dr Andrew retired from
the government serlce Secretary Mac
Veagh called upon all the bureau offi
cials mentioned bj Dr Andrew for a
statement of their attitude toward him
All of them denied Dr Andrew s
charges except Mr McClung. who re.
malned silent. Since that lime his rela
tions with Secretary MacVeagh hao
been formal and perfunctory His res
lsmatlon has been generally expected, and
while no one In authority will admit
it, it Is generally believed that he was
asked to resign Here Is Mr McClung's
letter of resignation, which he handed
to the President this morning
Letter of Heslsrnatlon.
"November 13. 1913.
"My Dear Mr President Now that the
election Is over and mj reUrcment can
hao no effect upon the political situa
tion, I beg to tender my resignation as
Treasurer of the United .States, to be ac
cepted as toon as jou can find it con-
blstent with the belectlon of my successor.
1 wish to take this occasion to express
m appreciation for the opportunity of
having served in your administration
and for the courtesies which ou have
extended to me during mj official life in
Washington With very kind personal
regards, sincerely j ours.
The President, the White House"
Mr McClung declined to discuss his res
ignation He said that he had made no
nlans for the future He will remain here
urtU his successor qualities, which will
be about January 1 He was graduated
from ale University in 1S92 and was a
famous football plaer He was associ
ated with the St. Paul and Duluth Rail
road and later was assistant to the sec
ord vice president of the Southern Rail
way December 15, 190i. he became treas
urer of the Yale Corporation, which posi
tion no neia at tne time of his appoint
ment to the government service several
5 ears ago Mr McClung was a personal
friend of President Taft. who had become
Intimate with Mr McClung through hlh
service as a member of the Tale Corpora
tion He has been Treasurer since No
vember 1, 1C9 Mr McClung has kept up
his athletics since leaving college and is
one of the best amateur tennis plajers in
Mr Thompson, the new Treasurer, Is a
native of Ironton, Ohio He was for
merly Speaker of the Ohio Assembly and
later served as Secretary of State of
Ohio He was appointed an assistant
Secretary of the Interior about a jear
ago and was transferred to the White
House last summer when Secretary Hilles
took charge of the President's political
CHEMISTS ELECT OFFICERS.
Society Holds Smoker Following
The Chemical Society of Washington at
a meeting last night in lecture hall of
the Cosmos Club elected officers for the
ensuing year. A smoker was held fol
lowing the completion of business
The following officers were elected: C
E Waters. Bureau of Standards, presi
dent, M. X. Sullivan. Bureau of Soils,
flrBt vice president. C. L. Alsberg, Bu
reau of Plant Industrv , second vice presi-
tory; secretary. F P. Dewev, Bureau of
the Mint, treasurer. C L. Alsberg, S. F
Acree, Johns Hopkins Unlverslti , P. H.
Walker. Bureau of Chemistry, J. A. Le
Clerc, Bureau of Chemistry: members of
the council: J. Johnston, Geophvslcal
Laboratory; E. W. Boughton. Bureau of
Chemistry; R. C Wells. Geological Sur
vej, and E. C. McKelvj. Bureau of
Standards, member, of the executive com
l!tt cillil Ttrttr. Silt Stun, rnC, Mllk-Cutt,
ffitpmg iui, ow.
ECZEMA CA7T BE CURED TO STAT.
and when I hi cored, I mi Just whit I mj
C-U R El, and not merely retched up for avbue.
to return srone than before. Kemembcr 1 make this
broad statement After pnttinx ten yeara of my time
on tnia one disease and bandlisc In the meantime s
quarter of a million cases of this dreadful disease.
how, I do not can what all yon hare used, nor how
many doctors bare told 70a that yon could not be
cured-U I ask la inst a chance to shoir yon that I
know what I am tslkmf about. If you win write
me TO-DAY I will send you iFREB TRIAL
of cry mild, soothing, guaranteed cure that will oon
Tince yon more in s day than I or any one else could
tn s months time. If you are disgusted and dis
couraged. I dare you to give me a chance to nrore
my 'i. -. Br writing me to-day you will enjoy
more real comfort than you had erer thought tiue
world holds lor you. Just try u ana you will see I
am telling you the truth.
Or. d. E. CiiHty, 5J3 Pirt Sjjfiri, Stitllt, Kg.
c?in1?&$!?i&iv,el'- followinr; a quarrel. The two
aome poor auarrer ox &CRmsr
HEN -IS TO BLAME FOR
HIGH COST OF EGGS, SAYS'
GOVERNMENT HEN EXPERT
The hen .herself, according to Dr. Harry
M. Xanon, the government's ben expert.
Is chiefly responsible for the high price
of eggs. Speculation, he said yesterday,
might have added something to the price,
"However, this la the moulting season
for chickens," said Dr. Xanon. "It's the
time when the hens are expending all
their energy In throwing off old feathers
and taking on new ones, and they haven't
any time for egg-laying. Although In
some cities consumers are paying 70 cents
a dozen that Is. the wealthy consumers--
I don't think the average market price
all over the country will rise to mere man
K or 60 cents, and this price will fall
when the moulting season is over. '
FOR THE DISTRICT
Continued from Pane One.
the Eno report, combining this with
parts of the existing District regulations
and drawing also upon regulations In
force ln'other cities
In a frank interview with a represent
ative of The Washington Herald yester
day. Gen. Johnston admitted that
expected strong opposition from certain
quarters to some of the regulations he
has decided to recommend to the Board
of Commissioners But he Indicated
very clearly that he believes the present
situation calls for stringent remedial
measures and that he will pursue the
course he has determined upon In max
Ing his recommendations to the Board
and. in the event of their adoption. In
their administration by the Police De
May Br Trstrd in Courts.
That certain of the proposed new regu
lations will have to stand the test of the
conrts. Gen Johnson feels sure, and In
anticipation of this, he Is framing them
with the greatest possible care. The
police powers of the District government
are. of course, delegated by Congress, and
the new regulations must not exceed the
police aithoritv already delegated They
do not anticipate new legislation.
One regulation to which Gen. Johnston
admits he expects strong opposition re
oulres that vehicles, upon overtaking
street cam which are receiving or dis
charging passengers, must come to a full
stop This regulation, which Gen. John
ston has adopted, on the recommendation
of MaJ Sylv ester. Is Intended to do away
with a source of constant danger to peo
ple boarding and alighting from street
cars Gen Johnston is strongly In favor
of this, although Mr. Eno's report does
not recommend such a course
Two regulations will be recommended
to prevent collisions between vehicles,
particularly collisions resulting from ve
hicles leaving a stationary position at
the curb turning suddenly around In the
street without regard to passing convey
ances One regulation will require that
before turning, the vehicle which has
been stationary must go forward at least
twice, lbs length The second will require
that means be afforded the driver or op
erator of ever vehicle to see behind hlrn
and on either side This last rule would
require that In cases of hoods and cover
ings to meet Inclement weather condi
tions small openings be cut In the back
and sides, so that a driver or operator de-s-rlng
to turn his vehicle may be able
first to ascertain what is behind him and
on either side.
May Revoke Licenses.
Placing a severe Interpretation Jpon the
law which authorizes the revocation of
1 censes of operators when such operators
are coisldered a menace to public safety.
Gen Johnston will recommend that any
serious Infraction of the regulations bj
the operator of a motor-propelled vehicle
tr considered cause for theTevocation of
his license. This he will apply In cases
of exceeding the speed limit In the city
and In similar Infractions.
"The driver who operates his veh'-!e at
an Illegal rate of speed is as much a
menaVe to public safety as the man who
does not know how properlv to drive his
car. said Gen Johnston esterdaj "I
shall trv to cmploj the power of revoca
tion rlgldlv regardless of whom It
strikes If it hits some of my best
friends. It will make no difference "
"A regulation requiring that every ve
hicle concerned In a colllson shall come
to a full stop, regardless of how unim
portant the collision may seem, will be
as rigidly enforced as the speed limit
regulation Violations nf this regula
tion will 1k provecuted under the sever
est possible construction of the law, re
gardless of the extent of the damage
done in the accident ' This. Gen. John
ston feels. Is the onlj available means
for dealing with such Incidents as re
sulted In the killing of Charles Satter
fleld at Fifteenth Street and Pennsylva
nia Avenue Southeast Friday night
Must Kilucnte Public.
While the fixing of an efficient set of
police regulations Is essential in any
movement to better traffic conditions.
Gen. Johnston agrees with other authori
ties that the education of the public to
the rules, and the co-operation of the pub
lie In their enforcement, are no less es
sential to Its ultimate success. This has
been the course pursued in other cities
and In Washington the campaign of edu
cation will be carried on vigorously.
through the medium of convenient pock
et folders and signs and posters contain
ing a concise digest of tne regulations
for the guidance of operators and pedes
"Two things are essential in any move
ment to better traffic conditions," said
Gen. Johnston "First we must have
a comprehensive set of.regulatlons and.
second. we must make It possible for
the public, pedestrians and drivers, to
leam the regulations. Moreover. In the
administration of the regulations we
must have the co-operation of the public.
This is particularly easy In Washington,
where every automobile and business
vehicle and public carriage has a number.
It Is the duty of every citizen who wit
nesses an infraction of a traffic regula
tion to report It at once to the pqHce
department or to any officer who may be
at hand but who failed to witness the
Infraction TheiC further, citizens should
be willing to appear In court against
violators of the regulations, a duty many
are extremely unwilling to perform.
"We should have a large number of
convenient pocket folders containing!
short but comprehensive digests of the
regulations. These should be available
to every one. and officers ,of the police
force always should nave a number with
them. When an officer witnesses a tech
nical infraction of a traffic regulation,
and which appears to be the result of
Ignorance, he should be able to hold up
the culprit, hand him a copy of the regu
lations and point out to him wherein he
has violated them.
Many who are loudest in declaiming
the need of new regulations are surprlse-
lngly Ignorant of the regulations now In
force. A more general knowledge of
these regulations would help tremen
dously." Two Women Dying;.
Buffalo, Nov. It. Using a claw hammer
as a weapon, Pasquale BellattI, twenty
eight, to-day fatally Injured his wife and
-Au,uior uru uj-ui,
William Jennings Bryan Talks to
Students of Georgetown
RAPS CERTAIN LAWYERS
William Jennings Bryan addressed the
students of the Georgetown University
Law College in. their auditorium at $.30
o'clock last night upon the subject of
He told them that no man could be
considered ready to begin great works
of life until he has brought himself In
near and vital accord with the Creator
He said that he wished he could Im
press on all the young men present that
the first requisite for success In life was
faith In God.
In speaking of government, he said
that the people have a right to make
mistakes, but that no person or group
of persons have the God-given right of
making mistakes. He said that the
masses will err in things of government,
but that thez will correct their errors,
as they have no Interest In making
"I have known many men since I have
been acquainted with public affairs who
started out with brilliant prospects and
have fallen, and I have yet to know of
the first real failure In life that was not
attributable to a breakdown In the
morals of the man." said Mr. Bryan
"Morality Is the power of guidance In
man A man who only does right when
he thinks people are looking Is sure to
find a time sometime when he thinks
they are not looking, and then he falls.
Tou cannot put enough policemen around
a man to keep him straight If he has no
Inner sense of right"
"The lawver has more temptation to do
wrong than any other class of menj
know. We need to-day the lawyers who
trace their responsibility back to a Cre
ator We need men In this country prac
ticing law who will not sell their souls
to do evil
"If a man who Is going to rob a train
takes another man along to hold a horse
at a convenient place, you say that the
man who holds the horse Is equally as
nutlty as the actual robber, and the day
will come when these lawjers who fur
nish legal horses upon which the crim
inals of socletv escape will be held equal
ly responsible with those criminals.
I desire to Impress upon our minds
the Importance of this word "faith." and
I want vou to remember the kinds of
faith that I have suggested to you. faith
In vourself. a faith that Is to have a sub
stantial basis In preparedness, physical
strength, mental strength, and moral
strength, faith In vour fellow-men that
will make vou get down among the toll
ing masses and be erer willing to help to
make the world better by helping to Im
crove the conditions of all; faith In jour
form of government that vou will make
It your chief business in politics to per
fect and improve the government In every
respect and cure the defects as soon as
vou find it. for the sooner the evil Is
cured the better Be watchful, be vlgl
Unt and exert whatever Influence vou
have on the side of making jour govern
ment as perfect as human wisdom can
"Above It all. have faith In God, so that
when you go to bed at night you do not
have to lay awake thinking of evil thlngi
done during the day."
0JJAKER CITY MASONS
VISIT THE CAPITAL
One hundred and twenty-five members
of the William L. Elkins Lodge of Ma
sons of Philadelphia paid a visit v ester
daj to their brethren in the District and
Alexandria. As guests of the Grand
of the District and Alexandria-Washlng-Lodgo
of the District and Alexandrla
Washlngton Lodge, No 2, A. P. and A.
M. of Alexandria, they were rojally en
tertained The vlltors spent the day In seeing
the sights "of the National Capital The
feature of their visit to this city was
a visit to the White House, wherethei
were recelvid by President Taft.
I-ast night the Philadelphia went to
Alexandria as the guests of their Vir
ginia brethren The many priceless relics
of the Alexandria. Lodge were examined
The gavel with which George Washing
ton presided over the Alexandria Lodge
during his term as master of the lodge
was brought from its place of security
In the lodge's strong box and used at
The committee which met the visitors
at the Union Station on their arrival
hero on a special train was composed of
E. II. Kemper, worshipful master; S.
W Pitts, senior warden. Charles B.
Swan, junior warden, J. E. Shlnn, treas
urer, A F. Uhler, secretary, and Dr.
Thomas B Cochran, past master.
The visitors left for Philadelphia short
ly before midnight. Immediately after
their arrival from Alexandria.
WINTER HOMES IN THE SOUTH.
Southern Rallsvay Issues Travel
Folder for 1312-13 Season.
Winter Homes In the South," the
Southern Railway's travel folder for the
season of 1912-1913, has just been Issued.
The booklet Is unusually attractive, con-
tasting many illustrations of scenery and
hotels In the South, where winter, the
booklet states, "means blue and brilliant
skies, genial airs; and balmy sunshine.
the unrestricted pleasures of outdoor life,
scenery that never falls to enchant,
foliage of perennial green, and flowers
In perpetual bloom "
Winter resorts In Virginia, North and
South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Ala
bama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Ten
nessee are described In the folder.
Law Class Elects Officers.
The jlrst year class of Washington
College of Law last night electei the
following officers: Miss Sarah M. Ben
son, Wisconsin, president; Ebert K.
Burlew, Pennaj lvanla, vlco president;
Miss Edna J. Sheehy, District of Colum
bia, secretary; J E. Tenly, District of
Columbia, treasurer: executive commit
tee, Elbert C Gearhart. District of Co
lumbia; Miss Mabel E. Hogan, Maryland;
W. W. Tobln. Iowa.
By New Tork Telegraph.
First Race Latent, Pike's Peak,
Cordle F. 1
Second race Rye Straw,
Berkeley, Miss Moments.
Third race Syosset, Slim Prin
cess, Jim Caffrey. ,
Fourth race Bashtl, Tellow
Eyes, Lawton Wiggins.
Fifth race Fond Heart, Myles
O'ConnelL Union Jack.
Sixth race Donald MacDonald,
BOW TQ WILSON
Faculty of Princeton, Once. Against
Him, Likely to Give- Him
BANQUET PLANNED BY STUDENTS
Princeton, N. J Nov. H. The fac
ulty of Princeton University next Mon
day night will consider and In all prob
ability adopt a resolution congratu
lating Woodrow Wilson on his election
to the Presidency. The resolutldn will
be presented by Mr. John G. Hlbben.
president of the university. At nrst
blush this would seem to be the natu
ral thing for a university to do when
lta former president had been elevated
to the highest office In the country. But
Gov. .Wilson's term as president of.
Princeton was fraught with bitter con
troversies. He was opposed by a pow
erful element In the faculty, which ele
ment Is still predominant, and finally
resigned. He accepted the nomination
for Governor and was thua enable to
leave Princeton gracefully.
His enemies In the university nave
since sat still and watched his meteoric
rise In politics. There was no abate
ment of the hostile feeling against him
during his incumbency as governor.
When he was nominated at Baltimore
It subsided to some extent, and when
his election was announced, to use the
expression of one of his friends In the
university, "there was a scramme an
round to get on the band wagon."
To Give Bis; Dinner.
Dr. Hibben, it can be said. Is confident
the resolution will be adopted. More
over, the Princeton students are arrang
ing a tremendous dinner to the Presi
dent-elect, to take place in the gymna
sium some time after his return from
The faculty has given permission for
this dinner, and It Is likely It will be
attended by practically all of the 1,400
students at the untversttv
The President-elect will leave for New
York op the 3.37 train to-morrow after
noon and will spend the night In the me
tropolis. He has learned that President
Taft Is to be In New York on Saturday
morning, and It Is not unlikely thst he
mav visit the President to pay his re
spects before sailing on his vacation, as
he did In Boston early in the campaign
Gov. Wilson will be the guest of honor
at a dinner at the University Club, given
by his classmates in the class of 1K3.
Gov. 'Wilson to-day Issued his Thanks
The President-elect had nothing to say
on politics to-day He would not dis
cuss the extra session of Congress, say
ing the newspapers seem to have settled
The governor has about completed his
correspondence and will be up to date
enough In his work to-morrow afternoon
to catch Ms train
MOTOR CAR KNOCKS
DOWN LITTLE GIRL
Knocked down and run over by an auto.
Utile Josephine Sprlgman. eight jears
old. daughter of James IT Sprlgman, of
1119 Euclid Street Northwest had a narrow
escape from death or serious Injury jes
Skating In Thirteenth Street, between
Euclid and Fairmont streets, shortly be
fore 4 o clock the child suddenly veered
and rolled Into the path of the machine,
the hood of the car striking her In the
back, and knocking her. face downward,
flat on the asphalt
A man and woman In the car. expecting
the child had been killed, looked bhek
but Josephine arose laughed. I'm not
hurt, and skated awa Neither of the
wheels had touched her, and except fur
a few minor bruises she was uninjured
Police of the Tenth Precinct were given
the number of the ear b a spectator.
and in this wav Luther S Frlstoe. of
3309 Seventeenth Street Northwest, mem
ber of the firm of Davidson & Davidson.
realty dealers, was located
Frlstoe. the police sav. admitted he
was In the car that ran down the child
He explained he had not left the scene
In an effort to escape, but believed that
the girl was unhurt.
Frlstoe agreed to appear In court this
morning Whether a charge will bo
made against him has not been determined
Our Greatest Semi-Aiinual
To-morrow our greatest semi-annual watch sale will come to a close. It has been a huge
success. The generous reductions have proved our ability to give jou unusual value for
your money. The prices quoted on standard watches Elgin, Waltham, Harris, &c, have
enabled many to secure handsome presents for Christmas AT LESS THAN THEY HAD
PLANNED TO SPEND.
Come in to-day and make your selections. Pay a small deposit and we'll reserve the
watches for Christmas delivery. We list below only a few of many bargains. The prices
on all our watches are reduced proportionately. Every watch bears OUR GUARANTEE as
well as the maker's.
20-year Gold-filled Hunting Case El- jJIO 7c
gin or Waltham: S16 value; now 4v.j
14-kt. Solid Gold. Thin Model. Open- 1 C JZ
face Waltham or Elgin 23 Tnluej iww.y'
Extra Heavy Gold Hunting Case S1Q 7Q
Waltham or Elgin; 30 value: now jpiv
14-kt. Solid Gold Hunting Case Wal- CgJ gC
tham or. Elgin; J35 value; now "l,,lw
14-kt, Solid Gold Hunting Case Wal- j-jfj jf
tham or Elgin; J0 value; now Jv.u
We Will Reserve
Any Watch for
:rSPD".To"! THE JEWELERS
WIVES ALLEGE MISCONDUCT.
Mary C. Steep anil Marsmtet K. T.
Clark Sne for Divorce.
Alleging misconduct and namlnr & co
respondent, Mary C. Steep yesterday filed
suit for absolute divorce from Frank L.
Steep. They were married at Rockville,
Md. May 3, 1900, and have no children.
Plaintiff asks 'to have her maiden name.
May Catherine Junghans, restored.
Margaret K. T. Clark yesterday filed
suit for absolute divorce from John Hen
ry C. Clark, alleging misconduct and
naming a co-respondent. They have one
child, whose custody la requested by the
plaintiff. They were married In this city
December 15, 1S37.
OF BLOND ESKIMOS
Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Here to Lec
ture, to Head Expedition in
Searcffof Sixth Continent.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson, discoverer of
"blond Eiklnos." member of the Ameri
can Museum of Natural History, and
student of anthropology, in which blond
Eskimos are for him but an Incident,
la'st night stated at the Cosmos Club,
where he Is a guest, that he will head
an expedition from Seattle, Wash., or
San Francisco In May, 1913. to seek the
continent, supposed by many scientists
to be hidden away in the mists and cold
of the Artie circle.
The quest Is backed by the American
Museum of Natural History, and the
National Geographical Society. Funds
for the undertaking will be furnished
from private sources.
Mr. Stefansson Is In Washington for
the purpose of lecturing this afternoon
and to-night at the new Masonic Hall
before the National Geographic Society
on "Blond Eskimos" He explored the
region where they were found. Corona
tion Gulf, for four years, afoot, having
walked during that time 10,009 miles
Discussing this new tribe at the Cos
mos Club yes:erday, Mr. Stefansson said.
"There are three or four things which
might explain why the Eskimos I found
are blond Theleast objectionable of
these theories fsto suppose that they
have some connection with the lost Scan
dinavian tribe of Greenland
The latest maps of th Canadian gov
ernment, published before I went north
In the spring of 1908 these maps were pub
lished In 1306 showed the Islands of
Banksland and Victoria Band us 'Un
inhabited.' We found that they were
Inhabited by these strange people, and
we estimated the population of these two
islands and of the mainland shore oppo
site them at about 2.000. which is a very
large population as Eskimos go, for they
do not gather In large numbers.
COPP RITES TO-MORROW. x
Funeral services for Henry Norris
Copp, lawyer, author, and former super
vising principal of District schools, will
be held to-morrow afternoon at 3 o'clock
In First Congregational Church. Tenth
and G Streets Northwest. Interment will
be in Rock Creek Cemetery
Mr. Copp died at Garfield Hospital yes
terday morning, after a long Illness from
kidney and stomach troubles. He retired
from business several years ago.
CROFT FUNERAL HELD.
Funeral services were held for Clayton
I. Croft, a clerk in the Post-office De
partment, who died last Tuesday, at his
home, 423 Tenth Street Northeast, jes
terday. Rev. W. W. Barnes, of tbe
Douglas Memorial M E. Church, gave
the opening praver
Rev Dr. George Miller, of the Christian
Church, spoke briefly upon the Resurrec
tion, and the Scripture lesson was read
by the Rev. Dr Wiles, of the Lutheran
church. At the reouest of the family.
James Hugh Keeley spoke a few words
of consolation and benediction at the
grave. Interment was In Glenwood Cem
etery. W. C. T. U. ELECTS OFFICERS.
TI10 annual convention of the Women a
Christian Temperance Union closed yes
terday with a programme outlined for the
coming ear's campaign on the liquor
evil and the Increase In the use of the
Officers elected for the coming year are
as follows Mrs Emma Sanford Shelton.
president Mrs. Jennie W Robinson, vice
presidents Mrs. E. S Ifenrj, correspond
ing secretary, Mrs. Benjamin A Line
back, recording secretarj. Mrs T. A.
Williams, assistant recording secretary:
Mrs T. C McConnell, secretarj' of the
vounr woman's branch, and Mrs Charles
1. Grandfleld. treasurer. All the officers
excent Mrs. McConnell wero re-elected
Wfll End To-morrow,
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Minister to Belgium Named ty
1 President as Ambassador
CAUSES FLOOD OF CRITICISM
The appointment of Larz Anderson,
now Minister to Belgium, to be Ambas
sador to Japan, succeeding Charles P.
Bryan, resigned, was announced yester
day. Simultaneously, there came & flood
of criticism against the administration
for selecting Mr. Anderson for the post
Larz Anderson has long been a close 1
personal friend of President Taft. He
contributed $3,000 to tbe Taft campaign 1
in 1903, and also made a contribution to
the campaign of 1912. His appointment i
to the legation at Brussels, In August,
1911. was regarded here at the time as
purely political. Though he had been
In the diplomatic service In minor ca
pacities from 1S91 to 1S37. Mr. Anderson
never reached the grade of"MInlster. and
from 1897 until his appointment to Brus
sels, had not been connected with the
eovemmenr HAnrlrA t nil Te ww
pointed out yesterday that the Presi-1
dent might well have chosen for the
post at Tokyo some member of the dip-,
lomatlc service who had earned a pro
motion. Instead of a wealthy man whose .
last appointment Is but little more than
a year old. The promotion of efficient
men In the diplomatic corps has been
repeatedly claimed to be the policy ofl
the 'Tart administration. Instead of thai
old method of making ambassadorships I
and ministries plums for the faithful '
political workers. It was even sun-est-'
ed last night that in view of the Investi
gation Into campaign contributions by
the Clapp committer of the Senate, there
might be some disposition upon the
part of Senators to oppose the confirma
tion of Larz Anderson's appointment as
Ambassador to Japan
Mr Anderson is now on his way
across the Atlantic, having recently been
In the United States on leave. It is un
derstood at the. State Department that
he will return to Washington, where he
and Mrs Anderson have for several
j ears maintained a magnificent house.
brfore going to Japan Mrs. Anderson
Is the daughter of Commodore George
Perkins, U S N. retired, of Boston
In connection with the forthcoming ar
rival of Mjron T Herrick. Ambassador
to France. In the United States, it was
rumored here that he would not return
to his post According to the gossip, the
President plans to appoint John Hays
Hammond Ambassador to France for th
brief period from next month to the ad
vent of a Democratic administration
Ambassador Herrick Is coming to the
United States In connection with his
study of the farmers" credit systems of
Europe, made under the direction of the
President The Ambassador will speak
on the subject before the conference of
governors of the various States at
Richmond. Va., early next month.
SERGEANT ALLEGES SLANDER.
Thomas J. Cnrtls Sues Maurice
O'Brien for S,00O Damages,
Thomas J Curtis, a curraery. sergeant,
jesterday filed suit for C000 damages
against Maurice O'Brien, alleging that
he was slandered as a result of being
named as a corespondent In a suit for an
absolute divorce that was afterward dis
missed Cnrtls claims that be was served by
publication In a newspaper at Olongapo
Philippines, and that he fell Into disre
pute among his comrades as a conse
quence of the scandal
White Ntuned Chief Geologist.
Th appointment of David White as
chief geologist of the United States Geo
logical Survej. j esterdaj- was announced
bv Secretarv of the Interior Fisher. Mr
White has been tn the service since his
graduation from Cornell In 155. He suc
ceeds Waldemar Lindgren. who resigned
to become Rogers professor of geologv
and head of the geological department
of th Massachusetts Institute of Tech
nologj "Ladlr-a" Mgllt Postponed.
Tho "ladies" night" planned by the Cal
ifornia State Asso 'atlon for to-morrow
night will not be held because of tho
death of Mrs. Silas Hare The regular
meeting will bo held to-morrow night at
the association's headquarters. 903 F
Street Northwest, at 8 o'clock.
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