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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. THURSDAY. JANUARY 23. 1913.
The Man's Store.
-Official weather report Fair.
ABE MARTIN SAYS :
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KfFRANK T. WW
It nmTWCr!rL m Libtril Cre.it 1
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We've had 3 "CORKING
BUSY DAYS this week-
in the Man's Store
No exceptions or reser
vations. Get In To-day.
Suit and Overcoat
hverv $20 00
uit and Overcoat
Evcrv $25 00
Suit and Overcoat
MM and Ov ercoat
"nut and Ov ercoat
All Full Dress. Tuxedo, and
Frock Suits Reduced.
All Trousers Reduced.
Money's Worth or Money Back.
D. J. KAUFMAN,
1005-1007 Pa. Ave.
LINCOLN PARK PHARMACY
13th and East Capitol Sts.
Day Phones L. 1104-2774
Night Phone L. 1125
VTe Glee V otei in The Herald i C5 (CO Ccnteat.
Brinpr hack replies because each
onjAr r-celes the same personal
attention, irrespective of size
"S ou will find our letters free
from dark edpes, broken tjpe.
tposraphicaI tr ors &c
Hu can -afcly Intrust Impor
tant form letters to u bclns as
sured that thej will be carefully
edited and delivered on time.
2.000 LETTERS, St.!))
ALFORD LETTER COMPANY
607 15th Street N. W.
Second Floor Oifr I'ord Ji. Gra
ham Dairy I.unch. Opposite
U. s. Trrauiury.
Phone Main 7506.
1 rludicg casket, oaUide cip- rmbslmliu
khrmid opeoirg of crate three nrtig,
btitei A.r. Ac Call or rhotie for further
W. W. DEAL & CO..
UMlLI.TvkEGS AND EMBALMER9.
81R 11 STnUKT OIlTIIKAST.
Table Luxuries. Elgin Butter.
236 E St. N. E. Phone L. 497
fft Gltl Vote ta Tb neriM S3 1 Contact.
F. STEW ART,lst& HSU.
W. CI.. Totaa la Th. BeraM 3,000 Contas-.
LATEST AND NEWEST DESIGNS IN
See me for up-to-date Ideas. Estimates
N. 1695-M !451 P SI. H. W.
He giro Herald 135,000 contest -rotes.
Commissioner Sends Commu
nication to House Commit
tee Giving Opinions."
SUGGESTIONS ARE MADE
"Result of Present GoTenuaent in the
District Has Been Strikingly
1-ffcctivcness of the present sstem of
government of the District Is the key
note of -a statement of the opinions or
Cuno II Rudolph, president of the Board
of Commissioners of the District, sub
mitted jesterday to Representative Bur'
lon of Texas, chairman of the. subconv
mittee of the Appropriations Committee
having charge of appropriations for the
District air. Rudolph 8 statement con
tains a previous assertion that the Dis
trict does not need a delegate In Con
cress. Sevenl changes In administrative func
tions are recommended, but municipal
government, without participation In its
administration by the people governed.
has, had in the District. Mr Kuaoipn
states i result "so strikingly effective
that the essence of the system, namely,
government bj aBoard of Commission
ers, has been adopted with arled modi
fications In a large number of other
municipalities In the United States The
peculiar fact in connection with the
adoption of this form of civic govern
ment is that It rfs not the realization
of an antecedent theory, but was orlgi
nallv adopted as a sort of trusteeship
to administer the affairs of a preceding
form of government which was aliol
Ished because of its failure to meet tha
complex conditions which the dual Inter
ests of the I'nited States and of private
propertv at the National Capital in
volved VV Isdom of Con cress.
Congress learned to its cost that the
exclusive legislation over the seat of
government which the Constitution Im
posed upon it could not Judiciousl be
deputized to the residents of the District
as such or to in organization composed
in part of the representatives of such
residents and representatives of the
I'nited States appointed b the rrcl
dent "Succeeding Scars of administration
under the present form of municipal gov
ernment In the District of Columbia have
demonstrated the wisdom of Congress In
vesting that government, exclusivel in
the management of officers of the I nited
Other sections of the statement are
In addition to the enactment wf
portant insurance legislation b the acts
August 13 1911. Augu-t 18. I'll, and
Januarv IT 1911 there are pending in
Congress three other needful insurance
eiures which it Is hoped will be en
acted In the near future, namelv, a resi
dent agent law, a law covering the em-
iHZzlemcnt of funds and the "twisting
buHness bv Insurance agents, ind a
law governing the incorporation of insur
ance companies which proposes that no
part of the funds received from the sub
senption to capital tock and surplus
shall le ust-d for promotion purposes
The public chool affairs should be
controlled hv a director of education ap
pointed bv the Commissioners with a
naff which further studv f the need for
such an adjunct might disclose as ad
T e Commissioners have recommended
the creation of the office of director of
ohnnties and correction In lieu of the
b ard of charities. The board of chan
ties was created L mct a condition of
embarrassment in the correctional and
clemosjnarv affairs of the District which
were ill whole or in pirt supported by
public funds It performed th-it service
in a lughlv satisfactory manner and.
ev lved a yv stem of supervision and con
tn 1 in that respect which Is fullv appre
ci ited bv the Commissioners and the pub
lic But the occasion for the creation of
that board has accordinglv practicallv
ceased and it lsfbelieved that the affairs
now managed bv it could be more ef
fectlvelv administered bv a single ex
ecutive Better pn vision for the care of the
sick and injured who depend upon mu
nicipal lid should also be provided in a
municipal institution speciallv construct
ed and equipped for the most efficient
" The crhcien'v of the workhouse disci
pline would be materiallv enhanced !
the enactment of a law which the Com
missioners have recommended providing
for an indeterminate sentence and pa
l ole sv stem
"Legislation providing more effective
means lor the collection of rcai estate
taxes in arrears Is greatlv needed It
is hoped tha the measures proposed by
the Commissioners and embodied In 11
R. 8631 of the present Congress, to pro
vide an addltioral method of enforcing
and foreclosing tax salee. and tax deeds
the District of Columbia and for
other purposes will be promptb
acted When real propertv Is offered for
sale for arrears of taxes, and Is not
old to a pnvrte purchaser, the law
requires thst the collector of taxes shall
bid it in for the District of Columbia
This proceeding is practicallv ineffective.
as the great iiias of the propertv
asquircd remains indeflnitel in the name
of the District, and the taxes remain
uncollected A large amoulit of prop
ertv fnils to fihd a private purchaser
at tax sale because of the inabilit of
the District to give an indefeasible title
thereto which deter manv who would
otherwise become purchasers at tax sales
from mal ing such Investments If pro
vision were made for thn. enforcement
of the tax lien In cquit. where all
parties concerned might be heard and a
good title be rranted It would offer a
much greater encouragement and secur
itj to bidders
'As personal taxes ore assessed in Julv
of each car and arr not uue and pav
able until the May following, whjfh Is
ten months later, many persons during
the interregnum close their places of
business, transfer their pergonal prop
ertv, leave the District of Columbia,
and in lninv vvas arrange their af
fairs so that it is Impossible for the col
lector to pursue and collect the amounts
due the District on that account. It is
advisable that legislation to cure this
condition bo adopted
Legislation should be enacted to au
thorize the assessor of the District, sub
ject to the supervision of the Commis
sioners, to cancel all uncollected personal
taxcb in the month of Julv of each
year whim are more thin live years
Permanency of position and pension
after retirement are advocated as a
means of assuring efficiency in the of
fices of civilians-commissioners With
this Improvement, a slight increase of
salary would meet the demands of per
sonal need and official dlgnltj. the re
port states. Not political partisanship,
but fitness, alone, has been considered
b) tha Commissioners In appointment
of District emplov es. thus affording an
effective civil service policy not ac
tually required by law.
The Commissioners have always en
couraged the co-operation not only of
This is th' season fcr th girl
with a goat boa an' invisible stock
in'';. Nobuddy ever got such a good
salary that they didn't lie about it.
employes of the District, but of citi
zens, and have endeavored always to
give credit for useful co-operation
"The. attainment of Ideal cits, condi
tions should be our aim, Sir. Rudolph
declares "Almost every feature of mu
nicipal control has been elaborated, and
a new municipal sentiment his
grow n up
Commissioner Rudolph urges a miinlii-
pal warehouse and more plaj grounds
Cites need for an "official Investi
gator.- to furnish Impartial reports.
on the capitals needs, when neces
sary, and recommends change of Inau
guration -date to late In April
RENEW FIGHT FOE LIFE.
tlorneya Try to Get
mlsHlon fnr ?n
Justice Stafford yesterday declined to
grant a lunacy hearing in the case of
Andrew Gonzales, colored, wife murderer.
who must now pay the penalty of his
crime on the gallows next Mondav. un
less there is another reprieve to permit
an appeal to the Cojirt of Appeals
vvnue in courx esieraa e.onzaies ire-
quentlv uttered comments on the pro
ceedings and made grimaces Ills coun
sel submitted two letters from Dr White,
superintendent of the Government Hos
Iptal for the Insane, expressing the opin
ion that Gonzales suffered from a form
of Insanity caused bv fear of punish
The District Attorne opposed the mo
tion for a lunacj hearing It developed
In the proceedings that Gonzales plotted
to break Jail since his confinement, which
fact was brought out to support the con
tention that he has a full realization of
his fat An exception to the court s
ruling wag taken
BEmmrc road widening.
nWoluniltteo of enate Hears r-
The discussion which hRs arisen over
the bill for tne widening of Ilenning
Road trim Fifteenth Street to Oklahoma
Avenue Northast was renewed at
hearing before the subcommittee of the
Senate District Committee vesterdav but
there was talk of a satisfactory compro.
mise The House has already acted fa
vorabl) on the measure, but action in the
Senate has been deiavcd in opposition
from several sources The heiring was
presided over bj Senator Curtis
Opposition by the Washington Railwav
to moving Its tracks to the center of the
widened street was voiced bv Clarence J'
King, president of the compan Itesug
gested that bj making the new width of
the street 120 feet Instead of 110 the
tracks as they lie would be in the center
of the new roadway
Thomas P l.ittlepage on heh-ilf of the
Washington, Baltimore and Annapoli
offered an amendment providing for the
purchase by the gov -.rnment at i cost of
llllOOO of the companv s propertv at Fif
teenth and II Streets Northeast He said
that widening the road in the proposd
wav would make the property in ques
tion jracticallv useless to the companv
PRISONS ARE CROWDED.
I edernl fiovcrnnieiit Finds Problem
on Its Hands.
to full ire the Federal prisons at
Leavenworth and Atlanta that the De
partment of Justice cannot send any
District prisoners to them, and as a
consequence fiftv prisoners under sen
tence for various crimes are being de-
tnlnMl in tliA efn 1all Thiv r-nnriltlnn
of affairs lias seriously embarrassed the
warden as to space, and as there is little
likelihood of relief in the near future It
probable that additional quarters will
ve to oe secured to accommodate anv
increase in the jail s population
Vpplicatlons have been m ide bv offi
cials of the Department of Justice to
Prison officials in a number of States for
space in their prisons, and It Is probable
that some such arrangement can be
made. It is not known at the present
time where the prisoners are likely to
be sent. The congested condition of Its
Jails is not a novel condition for the
District to find itself in In the past
such congession has been relieved b
sending prisoners to the State prisons of
New ,ork. New Jersev. Ohio. West Vir
ginia, and Arkansas..
llsatlsilllr Dealers Wnnt net
ml Km lilt Irs.
Hvattsville Jan H For their mutual
protection and interest the local retail
merchants will form an organization here
Tuesdav, February 4 A meeting wis
held In Magruder s Hall last night attend
ed l fourteen of the business men of the
community, and a committee composed of
.Messrs. Joseph W. Aman William P. Ma
gruder, A Gordon, J Moses Edlavitch,
and John F Llllard was appointed, to
report a plan of organization and to draft
rules and regulations for the government
of the association. Mr. N. G Dudrow,
the chief promoter of the scheme, pre
sided, with E A Fuller, secretarj.
It was brought to the attention of the
meeting that the facilities for hauling
freight from this section to Southern
Maryland points are meager, this being
due. It is said, to an agreement between
the Chesapeake Beach Railroad, which
runs to Chesapeake Bav through Prince
George, Anne Arundel, and Calvert Coun
ties, and the Baltimore and Ohio Rail
Tteif.Ix and Wtihlnston Steamboat Corspmyi
rutnKn from foot of errata street for Old Pout
Comfort and Norfolk diilT at .U p. bv.
Cut from nrusmth Htnet and tint Xorr a.rsul
rftrr qtutut hocr for rstis mtrtnea Zoo Park aai
To Omt riHa-1TuUirton and Old Domlaloa
Qaflrotd can rrerj frv minute from Tbhtr-slxta
u M Street.
Ta Mount Vcrooo Waahlnrtoa Tlrrlnts tunas.
Cam arm hour on tb boor from 10 a. m. ta 1 a.
av, lut car. Sutton tab Stittc tad PeEurltuia
""Max Under v.. Mel. Inter.- Thrill
ing 2-retI detective talc Today.Vlrglnla,
The f nerrnadlnar Henennd for M.lnhw..
Top-Noch Bread prov es that quality Is an
argument to which the public responds.
311 Seventh Street , Opposite Saks & Co. I WV
I BIG FURNITURE BARGAINS
I FROM OUR JANUARY CUT PRICE SALE
ON OUR LIBERAL CREDIT PLAN
ttl 70 tO Eft Fc Solid Oak Ext. Ta- ! A A - . ---1.19
ftJ.OUue. Value, S1S.W. ill. 90 W&WM I
Clair fpt-t, flutt-d rrt.tt.a-, not ei--Uy like t W jEfTf
I QaRaf BED BARGAINS 1 ACk
H WW A Ar For brass trimmed sP tW
H, For Good, Heavy, Warm sfnn7J value," e " For Heavy Wool Fleeced
Comforters: full double mc. Q QC F,int,fh,'' e n a, "2 "J H-t Blanket-.
I Value, $2 00. "W V.C."?. If'1 bed Value. $3 00.
I SSStMl 7C t"7 "7 C FOR IMPERIAL 9
I lffi!viV f IU.IU S- - LEATHER COUCH I
-Hole SaMLSSWBWmm wwrim m-A
Y: -Range, sissas , $0R
H Made bv Loth & Co.; all necc;ary pipe free. ? " I M I
H Value 516 50 I Genuine oak frame diamond tufted a big bargain M II
m FRANK T. KNOCK FURNITURE CO., M Immm
311 SEVENTH STREET. OPPOSITE SAKS an CO. - -"
WKtKttKKtKtKKKKKKKKtKKIKtKKKtM I ocean steamships. IB iPfPS !Hl w j
I moore's A ADIICII theater i fTTl J ; J 1 1 ; 1- li I J : J f i ! ? I HrTiWJi
I $250,000 llllll UaLII $250,000 I UtaUIUnaVnlanLanaaVl U IH Mm
9 production Mil It II production ELOMlOi. PARIS HAMBURG
1 423 NINTH STREET
SENSATION OF TWO CONTINENTS
POSITIVELY THE MOST SPECTACULAR AND
INSPIRING FILM PRODUCTION OF THE AGE.
WONDERFUL BEYOND DESCRIPTION
SWEET, PATHETIC, WEIRD, THRILLING, ROMAN
TIC, AND ENCHANTING
LIKE A MYSTERY PLAY OF OLD.
BRINGING A BYGONE AGE BEFORE OUR EYES
WITH THE FULLNESS OF LIFE, WARMTH
NOTE A Selected Orchestra of Seven Soloists
Will Render an Appropriate and Especially Arranged
Musical Programme, interpreting the beautiful theme
of THE MIRACLE.
COMING SPECIALS (dates later), PANAMA,
Featuring President Taft's Official Tour; QUINCY
ADAM SAWYER, Great New England Play; SIEG
FRIED, Grand Opera Production.
BAKER GETS FIVE YEARS.
Vnntbful llnrKlnr I'Irnda Gnllt and
Cora to Pcmltentlnrs.
Ieroj Baker, who terrorized the c!t
in December last with a number of burc
laries. yesterdav was sentenced to serve
five vears In the penitentiary by Justice
Gould Baker, who is eighteen vears
old, pleaded cuilty to nine indictments
five charging housebreaking Sentence
In eight cases was suspended, tho five
j ears being for one Indictment.
Other Indictments' returned h " the
.crand jury included Samuii Betters,
Clarence Ixwis, and James ilarshali,
housebreaking and larcen. James K. O.
Coates. George Gcntrj (2. John J. Gra
land, JIartha Brooks, and Major nan
kins C). grand larccnv. Samuel E Kll
llan, Thornton Jones, and Carmelo Fun
arl. non-support of minor children. Will
lam F. Standback; non-support of wife
and minor child. Charles II. Webster and
Joseph Mahonnc : embezzlement. Arthur
NevT Illrretorj Killllon.
The bookbinders at the Government
Printlnjr Office, at the direction of the
Joint Committee on Printing, have issued
a supplemental edition of the regular Jan
uary edition of the congressional direc
tory, which i llkelj to be more popular
than any previous edition. It contains
the same Information as the regular Jan
unn edition, but tho ditTeruu sections
are made more readily available through
a visible cut-edge Index. The edition U
limited to members of the House. Senate,
and tho press galleries and others whose
names arc mentioned In the directory.
CONFERS WITH REBELS.
Af, tn TLae Wnrshlp.
Upon Instructions from Washington,
the cruiser Des Moines will carry Arch-
uisnop .ovei. recently installed as com
promise president of the Dominican Re
public, from Santo Domingo City
Monto Christ!, on the north shore, where
he will confer with Desldarla Arias, the
leader of the remaining unreconstructed
Arias Is still in the Held with an armed
force, though, so far as is known In
Washington, he is not engaging in an
military operations. He. has consented
to meet President Novel In conference,
and It Is believed an amicable adjust
ment of the situation will be reached.
Practically all tha other leaders of the
revolution of last jcar have quit the
field and agreed To support the Arch
Mshop's administration until a new
President cart be efected
.Nc-rvell Mill Filed.
The will of Watson J. Newel, dated
May 18. 1911, devises his Interest In the
firm of Newton &. Gillett to Km ma M.
Glllett. his partner, with directions that
she. convert It into cash and divide the
proceeds between herself 'and his daugh
ter, catnenne A. .sewton. A provision Is
made for tte administration of Ms In?
terest In the estate of an Uncte. James
Hooper, of 'England, for the benefit of
his wife and children The residue of the
estate la' left to Mrs. Newton. s
Largest Morning- Circulation.'
LORIOM -PARIS HAMBURG
Jan 30, 1 P.M
. Feb , 9 A.M
. Keb S. 10 A. M
Keb 10. 9 A M
M ratan only
Midein, Gibraltar, Algiers, Naples and Genoa
Vs.HAMRI,IIR(ll 000 tons)Keb2.10A.Jt
....CI'iri'N'. .TI(17.Pn0 tonslMiir tl.lOA M
J... IIMIII lin . . .April a. 9 A. It I
-...jiui.t rvr.i i.uuionsiApr.iu.s 3VA vi
SS. IIWtnriK.. . .May SO. 9 A.M
Omit, nil at Vljirrs i Mcdnra
llr the Sunerb Vlrinrn nt eh Hhm.
burr and .na;l-.merlean Mle Co
lenrlnc CIItU ererr Friday.
TOIRS from r to 23 darn.
-----.. -- hhw r.iw iiiinsH, ire
land, pltabercrn,orth Cape, orTy.
From IlaraburK durlntc Jane. Julr and
I Vuaru.t b, .. s. IfTOItl . I. ik,
. X. DISMHCK and . !). 3trrTKOIt,
i PANAMA CANAL tf&tf.1....
rnLIini from VKI IORK.
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" r f. 'r...,. a -hhi. o.. iin anu l. m. nr
c.ea VV ilo. iir II a jt VVathiiuton 1) l
OLD POINT COMFORT
Ticket. Inrludlnc Stateroom and
Sat. o Mon -,
El! !,iI" "" Torar"li,0
Frl. to Taes or vat. to Vtcsl.. SISJO
NK lOHK and BOSTOV II V SK
Llty Ticket ORlee. T3I l.ith Si. ?.. W
MJUKOIK .; IV SHIt:TON
' STtLlJIDOAT CO.
ATLANTIC CITY RESORTS.
Virginia Vie near Beach. Caracitr Xe
Open all jrar Rooma rn snitf ITuite Utbj
Efcrtno li.hu. Delator ftm I'ailor
Booklet Monroe Hutch n. Prop.
American and Euroccaa slam, bcselal winter 1
? The Famous
5 Ten )enci old. l "s, "j-
A Order by phone. ,
. Also TKWKSVEE. fl.00 Dalllr. T
t The Shoomaker Co.
A 1331 K street . VV. J,
Rstnbllsbed 1853. rhone M 113Sm j,
, $1 u .; .;. frsM-:-My.rs--
Special Jordan and OQ
ChecolaleAImomJs.lb. w W
These delicious Candles will please
the most fastidious tastes.
JZ3Z H Ht. N. 11. 31 9th St. N. W.
Me site Herald f3S,QO0 contest -rotes.
HORNING, 9th and D
$1 Tea, any kind, per lb.. 49c
12 lbs. White Corn Meal.20o
8 lbs. of Buckwheat 26c
Hominy, per lb 2c
Fancj Cabbage, per lb... lc
Finest Storage Eggs, per
. loaves Star of East
Bread for 10c
15c cans of Early June
Peas, very fine, per can.lOc
Lunch Crackers, per lb... 7c
10c pkgb. of Jellvcon, per
30c Brooms 21c
10c pkgs. of Corn Starch. 5c
10c cans Russclinc 5c
49-lb. sacks of Nobility
J. T. D. Pyles
We give Herald 3,000 contest
A Low Pi ice for an
A 52-inch De-k in two
handsome, substantial vv cods
Quartered Oak and Birch
The size Is the one in demand
In most offices. Thla Desk is sol
idly constructed, and has plenty
of drawer room 5i
Co , Inc.,
11th and H Sts. N.W.
We Give Votn la llmld e tsa Oootirt.
715 8th St. S. E.'
p VVliere comfort and content-
H . - H
g ment reign supreme. u
H 4 New Reels Each Day
519 Seventh Street Northwest
WM. AIRE". ManaJ:-
Fresh Films Every Day
We Eire Herald $23,000 contest votes.
MOVING PICTIRE THEATER
322 Pennsylvania Ave. S. E.
OF HIGH-CLASS PICTURES
GOOD MUSIC ALWAYS.
OPEN AT 6:30 P. M.
5c ADMISSION 5c
Cits Totn la The Harald't J3J.M CootaH,
HOST C03IF0IITDB TIIEATKR. .
11 Street. Uetncrn 10th and 30th.
MEW FCATURIS FILMS.
I "S? GARDEN T I
V 4Z3 Oth Street V VV. H
H Cuntlnuoua Noon to It V. M. H
To-day Feature Films H
First Time Shown.
'Btriefl SymphoBy Orchestra H
JTt Girt Tctci la Du HenlCi (