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Third Precinct Officer Put
In Charge of Staff
The transfer of Lieut. Guy E. Burliagame.
who for the past Are years
has had charge of the headquarters
detective bureau from 4 p. m. until
mttortgfct. the promotion of Lieut.
Carey' L Piemmons. of the Third
precinct station, and the promotion
Of.four private! to the rank ot sergpant,
was ordered by the Commissioners
Lieut Burlingame. beginning yesterday,
will assume charge of the
Ninth precinct station. Lieut.
| Mwimofls. who has been serving as
j asjsUtant to Inspector Daniel Sul- j
j livan. will assume the duties previously
cared for by Burlingarat. j
Urged by Grant.
transfer of Burlingame and
the promotion of Plemmons was
recommended to the Commissioners
by Inspector of Detectives Clifford
X Grant, through MaJ. Harry L
Oessford, superintendent of the
Metropolitan Police Department.
The recommendation received the
Immediate favorable action of the
" The transfer and promotion were
recommended by Inspector Grant for
thai' good of the service." said Maj.
GesSford after the meeting of the
Commissioners, "and Is just one of
tho changes which are made from
time to time for the purpose of
effecting a better working order."
Jiat Cieod Seldler.
When asked what he planned to
do frn view of the transfer. Lt. Burlingame
said: "I'm just a good
soldier, that's all. Further than
that I have nothing to say."
The change means a $400 reduction
in yearly salary for Lt. Burlingame
and an increase of the same
amount for Lt. T'lemmons. Burlingame's
new post requires him to
weart a police uniform, which was
not required of him during the time
that^e served as chief of the detective
?*.Borlii>gam*? entered the police
sertlee 26 years a^-o. serving at that
t:rn? as a private connected with the
third precinct station. After being
att^rhed to the Seventh and Eighth
precincts, he was promoted to the
rank of a detective sergeant connected
with headquarters. Five
years aero he assumed the duties of
chief ot the detective bureau and
was promoted to the rank of a
lieutenant in 1919.
I^rtvates William F Terry of No.
10. Jw. C. Balderson of No. 10. John
H. ;Davis of No. 8. and Allen W
i?'uyer of No. 3 were promoted ti
the! rank of sergeants. Lieut. J
W. I'ierson was transferred from "the
Ninth Drecinct station to night ir ne*for
where he will ass?*t in the
overseeing of the force under th?
charge of Inspector Sullivan.
Orders Taxf Rate Cut,
A reduction of 10 cents a mil?
In "the rates of the Terminal Taxicab'
Cotnpany for the distances ovei
the,f.rst mile were ordered Thursday
by the Public Utilities Commission
to go into effect August 1
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Runner of Amei
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J. Bowman (Olymj
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Sent By Board
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GUY B. BIRLI.VGAME,
Formerly In ckircc of tfc?
Headquarter* Detoetive Birfin?
wk? will kff?af attacked to the
Matk precinct -cation krgUinlnf
yesterday aa the result of an
order iaaued by the Board of
RULE IN BUSINESS
LONDON. July 1.?Strong opposition
to the entrance of any government
into industry or commerce
in competition with private enterprise
was voiced in aresolution presented
to the Internatonal Chamber
of Commerce by its committe on
business ventures of the United
States government during: the war
turned out badly, E. J. Cornish of
New York told th* Chamber.
The transportation group recommended
discontinuance of present
requirements that all persons leaving:
the country submit their passports
for official vise at the border
and suggested a universal maximum
vise fee of 10 francs gold.
Endorsement of a bonding plai?
intended to remedy the present
breakdown of international exchange
relations due to depreciation
of various European currencies
A-as reported by the committee tn
BARES PLOT TO KILL
DALJ?AS. Tex.. July 1?A plot
hatched to assassinate President
Zayas of Cuba was revealed to the
authorities here Thursday night
by Eduardo Herrera, young Co
lombian oil prospector. Herrera.
in a statement made to Chief
of Detectives Charles Gunning,
said the conspiracy to kill Zayas
' was concocted several weeks ago
? in the basement of a hotel in New
York's East Side.
He furnished the names of anarchist
leaders who were present. He
said he was given instructions to
carry to conspirators in Havana
who were to shoot the Cuban chief
executive. The assassination, he de
clared. was to be followed by a
revolution in Cuba.
ids lead to GEORGETOWN next Mo:
ington will Jbegin at Georgetown U:
e everybody "sit up and take notice.
rMPIC AND NA1
Georgetown University), America's
ympic), Champion Long Distance
npic), of Lafayette University.
Middle States Intercollegiate Cham>ic),
N. Y. A. C.
:y Griffith, Dan Healy.
U. S. CAVALRY,
;rs vs. Dominican Lyceum.
>r Loving Cup.
G OF DECLARA
l ?By P. J. Hahigan,, Re*
iG RAISING BY
?By 1,000 Voices, L
Everybody to Enter. 1
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police find still
in swamp close
to district line
Two Women and One Man
Sought as Moonshine
A 40-gallon till, believed by police
to have been operated by two
women and one man. besides 200
gallons of masb sack? of sugar,
prunes and other ingredients used
In the manufacture of whisky were
seized by Internal Revenue Officer
F. P. Rose and Precinct Detectives
Loraax and Murphey. of the Nintn :
police precinct Thursday ft4*ernoon
in a swamp at Tuxedo Md., a short |
dlstanoe from'the District line. No;
arrests were mnde.
The rsid followed police investigation
of large qutntieg of liquor
sold during the past several months
in the vicinity of Fifteenth and H
According to police, the "till has
been in operation every night for
several months past. The moonshiners,
after completing a day's
work, would spilt and head for
Washington, the women carrying
quantities of liquor in market baskets
and catching an early morning
trolley at the H street car barn,
while the man woujd travel down
town in a motor car.
Police found only a small quantity
of liquor, but believe large
stores are hidden in the vicinity.
They intend returning early today
to complete the investigation.
District Legion Posts
Plan Drive forMembers
Beginning Monday. July 4. and!
continuing until July 16, the District
of Columbia Department of the
American Legion will conduct a
membership drive through the various
potts of the department, with
the slogan "Every Member Get a
The drive, which was one of the
last suggestions made by the late
F. W.. Galbraith. Jr.. national commander.
was outlined In a letter to
the post commanders found among
the efTects of the late national commander.
Tho department at a recent executive
meeting voted to donate a
suitable trophy to the post which
brings In the greatest number of
Hay8 Commendx Work
Of Postal Inventor
Postmaster General Will H. Hays
has brought another Innovation Into
ttye government service. U is public
recognition of humble govef-ntnent
employes who actually work in the
interest of Uncle 9am.
William G. Lang a mechanic in
the mail equipment shops, this city,
recently invented dies and tools for
the economical manufacture of
mailbag attachments. Mr Hays
caused to be printed Thursday In
bold - faced type In a prominent
place In the dally Postal Bulletin,
which goes to all postal employes,
a letter of appreciation of Lang's
aday! The biggest ''4th of July" <
Diversity Field promptly at 12 noon
" Make your arrangements NOW to
Patrick Flynn (Olympic), Chan
of Ireland and America.
William Boston, Champion Higl
Bernard Chamberlain, South Atli
A. Arronson, champion S. A. /
, FOR SILVER TI
By Commissioner James F. C
Scott, of California, and Major
TION OF INDEP1
der, House of Representatives.
U. S. MARINE G
ed by Kin Afnes WheUo.
Music All Day by Sol M
uding tax) Adu
His Bill Aims f
James PIc?mb( Wood*, Demo- .
crat, of kCoanoke, VMl wan born
February 4, IM^t waa graduated w
la INtI from Roaaokr College, Q
and studied law at I'ulveralty of tc
Virginia, lie waa elected major oJ
of Hoaaoke la 1808. He waa elect- 0j
ed to All the vacancy In the p.
Sixty, ft ft h Congreaa cauaed by fc
the resignation of Carter <?laaa, n
and at the same time waa elected c<
to the Mxty-alxth Congreas by w
a practically unanlmona vote. u
Mr. Woods Is author of a bill *>
to merge the Maahliffton Railway
and Electric Company, the
Potomac Electric Power Com. a
pany and the Capital Traction a
Company. This measure does n
not compel a merger, bnt re- ^
moves n law now In exlatence j,
which presents one utllltlea (I
company from nerslnc with nn- f<
other. It proposes a heavy tax K
on the prosperous compnny nnd
a light tnx on the weaker cona- t1
pany. nnd In this way seeks to a
plare the companies on an equnl o
earning basis. Mr. Woods con- A
tends his kill If put Into opero- a
tlon will reduce farea In the DIs- 11
U. S DESTROYERS
PROTECT HOSPITAL j
Two American destroyers are off
Ismid on the coast of Asia Minor,
to protect the American Near East j
Belief Hospital and orphanage at i
that place. It was announced at the 1
State Department Thursday.
Ismid has been evacuated by the r
Greeks and Armenians because of
the advance of the Turkish Army. *
Ftate Department Information Is '
that "practically the entire Christian c
i population has withdrawn from
1 Ismid. . t 1
Costumes to Be Shown !
A? * feature of the presentation | 1
of 'Scrambled Wives" at th$ Shu- '
bert-Garrick Theater next week,
the five bathing coatumes from the
L.anshurgh and Brother store
which were awarded flrst prise at
the Tidal Rasin contest last week
j will be worn during tho play.
2 NOON ;|
celebration ever *7 ==
be there I , |g;
lpion Country Runner == jTjf
i Jumper Metropolitan ==
intie Champion (Inter- ^ |?j
L Pole Vaulter, Johns ^ Ba
)yster, Hon. Joseph D. ||? Iglj
Ulrick, of the Ameri- ?
inster's Band an
ilts 55c Z ^
jF ALLIES TO U. S.
tourne Declares Britain ^
Spending Huge Sums ?
Oii Foreign Trade.
Opposition to the suggested post* 1
inement of payment of interest ^
iyment? duo on tire 910.000,000.000 ti
red by the allies to the United li
ates cam? from an unexpected quar- *
r when Jonathan Bourne. Jrv present
of th^ Republican Publicity c
ssociatlon. let loose a blast on the f
"While British publicists sre aglting
for cancellation of war debts ^
id the British government ts ask- ^
S delay in payment of interest on
sr debt to America?a shifting of
ar burdens to the United States?
reat Britain is bending every effort
> the development and maintenance f
foreign trade and the extension
r her foreign markets," said Mr.
ourne. "The effort to thus restore
irmer trade conditions* and win
ew 'markets la not in itself to be
ensured, but American taxpayers
ill scarcely look with complaisance
pon delay in the payment of interst
upon the British debt to us at I
le same time." g
Democratic Senators, notably Sentor
Underwood. Alabama, and Sen- 1
tor Hitchcock. Nebraska, made anther
sharp attack on the Mellon 1
^funding bill in the Senate. They 1
eclared that the measure, if passed t
i its present form, would make <
He United States "a clearing house" 1
>r all the debts, good and bad, of s
Senator Underwood characterised ,
tie bill as "a pig in a poke." and
sserted it might give the Secretary
f the Treasury the most extraor- !
Inary powers ever conferred upon
n official of the government, either '
i time of peace or war. 1
"If this bill is passed." he said. 1
Congress will be eliminated from <
ny participation in the matter of
forld financing.** \
Escaped "Tiger" Report ;
Alarms Jersey Folks !
SOMERVILJ-E. N. J.. July 1.? ,
Residents of Somerville are staying
ndoors after dark because of the ,
eported appearance twice within
he last week of a panther in the j
Two calves and other small stock j
?ave been lost. The marauder is
>elieved to have escaped from ii
Wednesday night an assistant
oreman. on the 2.000 sere estate of
Fames B. Duke, tobacco magnate.
ia,w an animal 'Tike a tiger or a
panther," which he declared ran
iway before he could fire at It. A
sreek ago four persons saw what
they thought to be a dog crossing
the street. On closer inspection
they decided it was a wild animal.
Agent Sued for $13J72
By Indemnity Company
Willis W. Parker. agent for the |
\merican Indemnity Company, was
*ued by the company Thursday in !
the District Supreme Court to recover
$13,771.99 for alleged breach
Through Attorneys Darr, Whiteford
and Darr, the company alleges
that Parker, acting as its agent, entered
into a contract with the Dawson
Construction Company without
Having first obtained permission i
from his employers, resulting, it is <
alleged, in the indemnity company
having to pay the government, by
reason of the alleged defaulting of
the construction company, the
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! GEO. M. OY
76 Arcade 1
I 175 Center 1
26 Riggs IV
i ii y
^aney is Guilty ]
Verdict of Jury
As an aftermath of tha 1?1? race,
iota, William Laser, a colored Janor,
waa found guilty of man- *
laughter. Thursday night at U
clock, after eight hours of deltferatlon
on the part of the Jury, on a
harge of shooting and killing 17e?T-old
Kenneth Crall, In July,
The caae. which vent to the Jury
hursday afternoon, had been on al
rial before Justice Slddons In Crtm- '
rial Court No. 1 for the past two cl
Immediately after #ie vedlct war
turned. Laney's sttorneys. Hughex. *
obb and Houston, filed .application U
or a new trial. Sentence will be
uspended until August f,
SOLDIERS URGED I
TO LEAVE ARMY =
Veeks Reserves Drastic Discharge
Measures to Last
Orders will be issued by the War
)epartment immediately "encourigin*"
withdrawals among: the enisted
personnel of tne army
This is the course first 10 be
nirsued by Secretary of ?Var
greeks in effecting the reductions
rom the present army strength of
Lround 235.000 officers and men to
ISO,000. made necessary by the
irmy appropriation bill.
The reduction does not need to be
nade until October 1. and It prot>ibly
will not be before the last
minute that drastic discharges will
be put into effect. Weeks is anxious
to make the reduction voHintary.
He believes the government
is morally bound to live up to its
In addition to the moral obligation
which Weeks feels Is imposec
an the government, h* hesitates to
throw approximately 70.000 soldi*rs
and 30.f>00 civilians on an unemployment
market already staggering
with 4 000.00' idle men Whire
the President in his message indirated
that it might not be possible
to comply to the lett with Concress'
wishes in the matter of reducing
the army. Weeks holds tha?
the congressional act compels him
to effect the reduction by October 1Boy
Scouts Get Mayor
For Spitting on Walk
TAZOO CITY] Miss. July 1 ?
Mayor E. P Swain faces trial in !
court on charges of spitting on j
the sidewalk. He was arraigned by J
Boy Scout.* who had charge of city
affairs Thursday. The mayor will j
be prosecuted by Scouts.
A number of citizens deliberately
committed minor breaches of city
ordinances to see if the boys were
on the Job.
Eftra D.C Justices Asked
In Bill Before Senate
The bill adding two justices to the I
District Supreme Court to relieve J
the congested dockets, was Intro- j
duced Thursday by Senator Laurence
C. Phipps. of Colorado, chair,
man of the Senate Appropriations I
subcommittee on District of Columbia.
It provided that the new justices
have all the powers and Jurisdictions
of the present members of the court.
The bill was urged by the District
bar and United States Attorney
your order for i
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:omes bottled & COUe
vith the ex- milk S
r a - sanitary We
HOOD CAPS, will b
)Oth pints and milk C
]uarts. ing Hi
STER, Jr. HEN
vomeffs city club
approves deal to 553&5!hsrra
*V deal had sot bern made while Ih*
dispose of home rs"'~"
Pollowlnff the MUM session,
1 the Re*. Albert H. Zimmerman*
Wll Sell I Street Quartew
to Collegiate Alum-' ^^o,y and
... i . ,. Initltaltd t) itmrui meddlers M b<
nae Association. ..id. if i>w. >r. made ?b? *
______ man la sot allowed to fallow hrt
Approval of aelUnc the clubhouae "orm" ""pul'~- * """* that *"t
t i?u r .. ciubhouae Constitution la violated.~
' ' . ? BO"h?e?t to the We honor human nature by IMCollegiate
Alumnae Aaao- 'In* It expand and rrow. never forlatlon
for flts.ooo was unanimously dtln? that In polltlca or rallfton
oleed by members of the Cltv ciuh ' we *** " ?*ron? aa we keep our
t meetln* Thur.day nicht in ?* "b*r"r trom *" "cre?*'
heir . ~ent? which would hamper o?r
adquartera r'?t. recreation and religious llfv'
The date of transfer has be-?n set he concluded.
>r December 1, but the buildlne 111
h. ,? .h ...rH? realtaad <" *w1f? ? C. sals. 4
be turned o\er to the Women's wi t~ Wif iur>~? for w~* .J?U?*1ate
Alumnae Association on '** **tardar. Juar ? I?I1. as shiaaetu
..bruary 1. at which time the crty *?"1 "" r*"?'d ,ro" " " ""**
lub Intend, to take over It. ae? r^"~ 14 77 ~*u ? .
I Our Advice Is? 1
I Check Up Your List n
For the OUTING on the FOURTH 1
Hats Collars I
ECaps Neckties I
Shirts Hosiery I
Shoes Bathing Suits I
MEYER'S SHOPS 1
1331 F Street "The Store With a Silme' I
Oar Dental Offices Cool and Comfortable
You Smile While We Work
Pleafy of fleririr fans aeailac clear, pare air
throi|k the room*. Oar Palalen* M?-tkoda are roai. f
in ended h over i?e handred (hoaaaad pailema. SNMH
I.oweat |irlre? for flrat *aalil> gaaraateed work.
Teraaa of Payaient* ta ?all?Kxaialaatloa Free.
I-ar*e electrically cooled olfiree -eleaaliaea oae of oar
ir.anr ?triktnf feature* All work done without the flight*?t
reaetrb'.nnre of pal?. 3 year*' e*perleace
*T ?rrfeet Pllllaffa. SOr
?actlaa Teeth H || .. |.
silver. r.old rnwst
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V Teeth. B ,? , pareelala. ^ Pfr Twt.
Opr. KveiT Krr.lsi tattl * .'Clock, and oa lasdsr. 1* A. M t.
4 P.M. Lady awl maid, la attendance. All wo'k Pally (iaaraateed
for 30 Yeara. Kladly keep aamr aad locatloa af my otlre la yanr mlad.
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A W y til Tkaroacklr E^aippod Parlara la Waaba/
tartan. Fbana Mam 70?.
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at any of our retail stores, or
regular morning delivery of
; delightful product of Guernsey
is particularly rich in compositionning
about 4.5 per cent fat and has
sp6ndingly high percentage of other
are confident GUERNSEY MILK
e desired by many who appreciate
if a rich creamy color, a most pleasivor,
and of unexcelled purity and
i Sanitary Dairy
RY N. BRAWXER, Jr.
ticut Avenue |||
Franklin 4000 m ^ |