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THE WASHINGTON HERALD, WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 29, 1913.
"Morgen" and Schumann's "Frufilngs
nacht" were recognized as old favorites
and were given a warm reception.'
Among' the last, songs Dri Arnes "Lass
with the Delicate Air" appeared and
charmed the audience. "Rdfcln, Adair"
Was sung with grace and charm. And in
response to a warm applause 'was re
peated. "Ye Bank and Braes" telosed this
group of old ballads. The .strlaa from
"Manon" and "Travlata" closfd a de
-Arthur Mayo's work as accompanist
GETS ttEWS OF PIGHTJ50.
TO TJfiGE EIGHT-HOUB BILL.
Brookland, will celebrate the feast of
its titular patron and patron of convert
makers, St, Francis de Sales. -The serv
ices wSU be held in fie chapel, and will
consist of a sermon oy tne very
Rev. Walter Elliott, a a. P.. followed
bv benediction of the blessed sacra
ment. Music will be rendered by the
students of St. Thomas' College, the
MISS FLORA WILSON , ,
GIVES VOCAL RECITAL
court," by Georges, and Mrs Beach's
.'rjlle,,et MoL" Enthusiastic, applause
and a shower of flowers brought a re
sponse; the 'Cookoo," by Liza Lehmann.
Harriet Ware's ' Boat Sang" was the
flrs( of a second cluster of beautiful
English ballads. McFay den's" Love Is
the Wind." grown familiar this winter,
was one of these, Liza Lehmann s "Lul
laby" was not the least of these. an
Cadman's "Captive Maid." another well
known song, closed this group.
Miss Wilson's best work Is In the more
florid style of vocal composition, such as
the -"Shadow Song," by Mey erbeerr the
In-quclle trine morblde' of Puccini, and
"A'fors e lui, ' from "Travlata these
compositions require careful and thought
ful training In the technical difficulties
Cf her art. Such work requires flexl
lllty, perfect breath control, and rapid
execution, and Miss Wilson proved her
self quite equal to the severe demands
"After the Meyerbeer number there fol
lowed four delightful songs, of which
Dvorak's "Als Die Alte Mutter" was one.
Of these Loewe'a "Nlemand hat's gese
hen" has a-gay, lively rhythm. Strauss'
Geo. FenhlnK Hecclves Ileport on
, cinsUex .with Moros. .
Monica, Jan. JS.-tJews of sharp fight
ing bfetween United States troops, aided
by "native constabulary. ..and savago
Metros on the Island of Jolo was re
ceived here to-day by Brig. Gen.' John
31 Pershing, commander of the Depart
ment of Mindano. from Col. Swift,
Eighth Cavalry. U. S. A., commanding
the forces on the Island of Jolo
1 The Mores attacked Troops E and G,
of of the Eighth Cavalry, wounding
Privates Underwood, Tsacey, Young,
and Keller In the opening assault. Sev
eral Moros were killed In the fighting
that followed. On the 2Sd theAmerican
forces attacked a blockhouse. trotj(
which the Motos were firing thTorh
loopholes. After falling to 'take, the
blockhouse by storm, the Americans fell
back and drove the Moros out with a
Prominent It r former to Advocate
1'niuuiBe uf lalior Measure.
The House Labor Committee will
hold a hearing on the Peters bill, to
limit working Tiours for District women
and -children to. eight hours a day. to
morrow morning at 10 o'clock. In Its
room on the ground floor of the Capi
tol. A circular letter to TOO prominent
residents of the District has been sent
out by the National Consumers'
League, urging that tlicj be present
at the hearing
Thosu who will opeak In favor of th
bill are Mrs Florence Kelt), of the
National Consumers' League. Miss
Maude lounger, of California; Dr. A. J.
McKelway. of the National Child Labor
Committee. RepresentatHe Andrew
Peters, and Samuel Gompers. president
of the American Federation of Labor.
Daughter of Secretary of Agriculture
" Warmly Welcomed by Society at
Entertainment at Belasco.
The song recital given yesterday after
noon at the .Belasco Theater by Miss
Flora Wilson," daughter of the Secretary
of Agriculture, was one of the most
brilliant events of the season.- and so
ciety, eager to judge the results of four
iears of concert work, filled the boxes
and orchestra spare.
Miss Wilson has studied under one of
the best modern teachers, Jean De
Reszke, and for the last four years has
been touring the United States, giving
concerts In all the. large cities.
The programme yesterday afternoon'
opened with a group of French songs
Chamlnade a, "L'hlrondelle,"' ' Obstlna-tlon,"-
by tontenallles, L"eau qui
District Jurist Is Cross-ex-
amined in Insurance
- To Cnrli fllvorce Bill.
Chicago, Jan. 28. -In an effort to curb
the divorce evil In Illinois. State Senator
John K. Madigan has prepared for In
troduction in the State Legislature a
novel bill that will make the prosecuting
attorney attorney for the defense- In di
vorce actions The bill provides that at
each divorce hearing the State's attorney
shall be represented and that in cases
where no defense Is offered or Is called
In good faith the States attorney shall
make a defense on the part of the State
The object of the bill Is to prevent the
granting of divorces through previous
Turke" White IilcntEfletl.
Louisiana, Mo., Jan 28 "Turkey"'
White, the Auburn. N. Y . prisoner, alias
George KImmel. formerly of Jflles. MichJ
banker and central figure In jtheyxrted
Identity case. Is a prisoner In the Bowling
Green, Mo , Jail on .a. charge of forgery.
Sheriff Hawkins said to-day the man
while III and expecting death .confessed
his namn was White.
SERMON IN DIALECT
Testimony Shows He Was Not in Com
Will Celebrate Fennt.
Next Sunday afternoon, at 4 20
o'clock, the Apostolic Mission House, at
plete Accord with Some of the
(arrangement by default.
Justice Ashley M Gould, of the DIs
trlct Supreme Coort. was on the witness
stand fur scleral hours at the insurance
investigation vtsterda) Judge Gould,
besides going through an interesting
cross.cxamlnatfon at the haifds of Judge
l'routj, received an amu-Ing sermon in
dialect from Representative Berger, who,
In efftet, sought to administer a gentle
erbal chastisement because the judge
entured into lommercial fields Judge
Gould took Mr Mergers remarks
Judge Proutv drew from the witness
several admissions which tended tc
show that the local jurist is not In com
plcto sympathy with some of the bus!
ness methods of Tuttle. "Nightman S
Dudlcs. Inc. and the CommerUal Fire
Questioned as to his understanding as
to the object of pissing the resolution
a Mng the price of Commercial stocK
and setting fortii the great prosperity of
the comoans. when as a matter or fact,
an underwriting loss of many thousands
of dollars had been sustained In tne pre'
ccedinc ten months. Judge Gould Anally
admitted that if he had it to do over
again he would insist that the resolution
bet fortn that the company based Its
claims on a retent r-al estate trantao
Jurist Molt Idmtulons.
JaJge Prout also questioned him as to
tie Incorporation of Tuttle "Wightman
JL Dudlov. which, as a partnership, had
made contracts with tre Commercial
which involved Mjme material financial
resnonsibllitv s the capital stock.
under the incorporation was onl $1,000.
Judge ProOt wanted to know If the
Commercial had full protected Itself in
permitting the incorporation Judge
Gould admitted that they had not, and
aid that it was the first time the point
ad been called to his attention.
Th onlj purpose I have in asking
this question explained Judge Prouty,
is to see whether vou directors are
1 Hiking after faie business of the com
pany I think the point is well made," said
ludge Gould "There ought to b behind
that contract the personal ability that
existed when the other contract was
mado with the individuals '
n interesting colloquy resulted from
efforts bv Judge Proutv to get Judge
Goulds opinion as to the wisdom of
interlocking directorates between insur
ance companies and underwriting Arms
Mr Proutv Do you think it is a safe
way for men that are interested in the
results of a contract being the control
ling force of the contract out of which
it was made
Judge Gould I do not It docs not ap
ply here because the directorate of Tut
tle, Wightman &. Dudley were never able
to control the directorates of the Com
i urcial For instance, they had only at
the outside five members, and there were
lifteen members of the Commercial, ten
f whom w-rrc utterly disconnected with
"cuttle Wightman . Dudley The ab
stra t proposition is absolutely correct
There ought not to be a position where
tie directors can control the respective
Would 1) iicikI on Frraonnrl.
Mr I'routy Would vou not go one step
lurther than that and say It ought not
to be composed of men that are the
controlling forces and factor, although
tner are not the majority '
Judge Gould-Assuming they are the
controlling fone and factor, I should say
vou are still right
Mr Prouty Take for instance a board
of directors entirelv selected bv Mr
Tuttle, -s we have shown in the.record.
ilo you think it is safe to allow that kind
of a board of directors to deal with hii
in the consummation of a contract
Judge Gould It would depend on the
personnel or tnose directors
Mr Prouty No persons short of angels
couiu meisure un to that dutv
Judge Gould-I think it would not take
angels at all for a man to do his fidu
ciary duty according to law I think the
ranK ina nic or honest men dn that
Mr Prouty Do you think it is safe in
the affairs of men to allow the agents of
i mm tu make a contract with him him
J Ige Gould-No Of course, you are
k rv me as a lawyer and as a lawyer
I sav no The law looks with disfavor
RECOMMEND NEW LAW.
omml.slon W oulu dinner rriinsyl
vnnln t ri..rnl I.mi Cmle.
l'-T-.sburg "a Ian S-rhc comrois
Elon appointed in ' r to revise the cor
porator a-d -e entc iaws of Pennsyl
an a repoted to tl e Legislature to
day entire nev- codes for the Incorpora
tion and regulation of domestic com
panies, and for keeping check on for
eign corporation The commission also
recommended the abolition of the pres
ent tax on the holders of inte-e-t-beax-ing
securities and would substitute a
levy on the companies Issuing the se
curities. A tax of v. per cent on an
thracite coal is advocated, also Increased
fees for automobile registration
The Senate adjourned for the week
after a short session
The House spent several hours elect
ing a rule committee the final selections
being S J Gars, Philadelphia. Harry
Cochran Fayette. George W' Allen. Al
legheny, George W. Sasaman Berks
George A Baldwin Beaver, and Fred
erick C Hhrhardt, Lackawanna.
Mr Steel, of Allegheny. Introduced an
amendment to the constitution to make
Pennsylvania a "dry" State
"JacU." Mo.pjr Ldcnpen.
Seattle. Jan 2S "Jack" Mosby, one of
the Americans who fought under Madcro
In Mexico In the revolt against the Diaz
government and who was arrested four
months ago, to-diy escaped from the
guardhouse In the Puget Sound Navy
lard where he was held awaiting court
martial as a deserter from the navy.
former Capitol Pnce Dle.
Baltimore Jan 25 Maj J T Mason
Harnes. aged eighty. Confederate vet
eran former secretary and treasurer of
the Western Maryland Railroad, and for
many years deputy city collector, died
this morning In his apartment in the
Death was directly the result of old
age and an attack of the grip For a
number of years he was In the govern
ment Land Survey Office and when a
boy was a pago In the United States
T Cnre Ctmatipallon,
Don't dose the system with a lot of dan
gerous habit forming drugs. Physicians
everywhere are now prescribing UofTs
Lemon Seldlltz. the good tasting seldlit
powder. All druggists sell it,
Popularity Backed by Evidence
We have delivered over 15,000 Overlands in the past five
months. This is double the business of any other manufacturer
producing a similar car. We could have delivered many more
had we been able to produce them.
The Overland is outselling its competitors merely because it
outclasses them in every single particular. Naturally most peopla
buy where they get the most car for the least money.
The greatest difference in popular priced cars is the difference
in price. And this difference is due to the difference in factory and
We do not only claim to be more conscientious builders, but
we are more economical. It is merely the Overland method a 95
per cent, efficient factory system making 40,000 cars yearly.
The Overland costs 3056 less than any other similar car made.
In ten years the world's automobile production increased
8,000 per cent.
But in six years Overland sales have increased nearly 10,000
per cent. This phenomenal popularity is the greatest proof in the
world that in the Overland you get more car for less money than any
other manufacturer can give.
For example study the specifications given below.
The 1913 sales of Overland cars are already double those
of any other manufacturer producing a similar car. And still we are
unable to supply the demand. We have beaten our record for the
corresponding months last year by over 300 per cent
If we can beat all the others in sales, sorely we must in value.
Our sales department records show that to date 65 per cent,
of all Overland, cars have been bought by farmers. Residents of the
rural districts have, therefore, either bought or contracted for"
Remember that the farmer is accustomed to buying machin
ery; he knows when a car is right. He has found the Overland
a powerful, sturdy and dependablecar, and what is more he realjzes
that the purchase of an Overland gives him mora car forfcuinoney.
Think that over.
There is over $3,000,000.00 worth of the most modern auto
matic machinery in the Overland factories. Such equipment as this
makes it possible for us to make the average $1200 car for $985. We
have one department which does nothing but take out and sell
machines replaced by more improved ones. Let this simple arith
metic sink in: The installation of new machinery costing $100,000
means $20 per car to a maker of 5000 cars; to us it means but $2L50.
Think that over and you will realize why the car, described
below, is possible.
The Overland factories possess the largest drop forge plant
in connection with the industry. This means that we depend on no
outside source for our drop forgings.
When a certain construction needs a drop forging we can go
ahead and make it at minimum cost. Parts which cost others $9
each, we make for $3.
Thus you can see why we can do what others cannot do.
The value described below is the result.
To make enough Overlands to supply the present demand,'
8,000 skilled mechanics are working night and day, in our great
plants which cover over 94 acres. '
And this enormous Overland business of 40,000 cars grew,
from an output of but 400 cars in 1908.
Would our growth ha e been the biggest if our value was not
The Willys-Overland Company, Toledo, Ohio
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