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LUCKY GIRL MAY
STILL BE AMONG
Preparations to Greet Her
Go on Apace, How
HEW PRIZES ADDED
AttibjUc City Merchants Outdo
?aeh Other in Offering
Souvenirs for Beauties.
coyttxvkd r*o* p*oa on
!* distinctions that could be
cfliferrejl on jrouBf woman are aa
mfch tor be desired aa bains selected
a^'Mlae Washington," for aba moat
*???utlful a?d attractive
vAng woman in the city. She la to
b?the guest of honor at a magnificat
HHreant at Atlantic City on
SwtdMfcr 1 and ?. Prior to her deP?tui
i generous merchant* of the
* l"^'1 make several handsome
a?HWii to her wardrobe.
yi thfs Intensely interesting rlvalrJfer
the dlatinctlon, aecond honors
now are |ol?f to the remarkaant
to be graced by the sac*
_^yu, young Woman at Atlantic
* Be 6mt Sfntulr.
#00 much, however, cannot be said
fcj the^work of the pageant committ?
in arranging one of the most
elyoratc celebrations in the hlst<*y
of 'he KTcat resort. Each day
feature or handsome trophy
is added that make It one of
the ?Mt alluring opportunities ever
offered a District younc woman.
A* the honored rueat of Atlantic
''ily. "Miss Washington" will be
feted, entertained anJ made t.( feel
that her selection is an honor, not
only to herself, but to the city which
ahe will represent. Profably no
greater tribute can be paid to a
y?ung woman's oeauty and charm
of manner than tQ be selected to
represent Washington in this celebration.
.Under the plans of the r>'*peant
committee. "Mlas Washington" and
her chaperone are to arrive at Atlantic
City the evening of September
?. Tbey are to be welcomed at the
station by membe.-j of the committee
of patronesses, who are to Include
social leaders from many
States, who are now members of the
summer hotel and cottage celonv at
the reaort. Miss Washlnston" will
bi escorted to ->ne of the great
beach-front hotels, noted for ItJ
luxury of service and appointment
nhere she will have ono of its oceanfrtwt
Pageaat Opeaa Wednesday.
l?>r. the evening o* her arrival
I Jfiss Washington" will have her in rtal
introduction to tho social functions.
which are ?.o be -in tmportanl
factor of her visit. She will be askec
t<? receive the entire membership ol
the patronesses ?f the pageant.
'The pageant will open Wednex
ddr. September 7. with the arrival ol
K)ng Neptune and hi- golden seasHell.
Itomedlately "Miss Washing
'<*" will Join the court of Neptun?
tad from that time until the cloelng
of, the great seashore enterprise will
b$ a member of Nep'une'i comt.
Every detail of the extensive pro*
?^?m in which "Miss Washington'
participates ha* been planned wltt
thp object of attractiveness. When
sl*? joins the court It will be to tak?
pnrt in the reception of the sea
ffrfd. in which Mayor Edward L.
B4der is to present the golden kej
of the city to the ruler of tlx
carnival and bid him take charge ol
thfc resort for his two-day visit
K|ng Neptune will be escorted dowr
th? Boardwalk to the Mlllion-Dollai
Piter, with "Miss Washington" anc
thfe other ladles of honor and th<
officials of the pageant as an escort
Gae?t at Ranaaet.
Jin the evening of September 1
iss Washington" will be the spe
141 guest of the pageant committee
at,a banquet to be given in one ol
thi big hotels At this banque<
"J<i.?s Washington" will meet mer
and women of national note, anc
wSl be asked to act on the recep
tidn committee at which genera
Introductions will be made of thi
*Miaa Washington" will attent
first formal court on the Milt
io^-DoIlar Pier following the ban
quet. when thousands will be pre?
enl at Neotune's Frollque. Kim
Kyt'inc and the visiting youns
wqmen. who will be members of hli
cojrt will first witness a serlea 01
ta?,ei"5C depleting the history ol
Atlantfecity. Following, there wll
be* a costume dance for whlcl
aferds will be made for thoae ap earing
In the most unique representations
of things aquatic.
Judgment on "Miss Washingtod"
in bathing coatume will com<
thj following day. when It ti
Planned to have the greatest gatherfn?
of bathing beauties ever know?
to 'pass before Judges. The wlnnei
will be accorded the accolade ol
the most attractive bathing girl
tQfether with a golden replica ol
an Atlantic city bathing girl.
Relllag Chair Parade.
Supreme honors of the pageanl
wlo come in the arternoon. whet
a?a member of the Court of Nop
tune "Mlas Washington" and hei
ant-active companions from othei
cities will lead the rolling chair pa
The greatest flood of electric
beams ever flashed on the Atlaotl<
Co4?t will be concentrated on "Misi
Washington" and her companioni
When the evening celebration be*lm
Thirty great marine search
Ilgfcts. now stored at Hog Island
f,"*'.0 ?. massed on the plera anc
Ho*rdwalk during the night fea
lures of the carnival.
?, w? rn,ted States Shipping Board
ha* consented tt
I.W.1 ^ th* batury 01
* jtetUHghta. Oovernmeni
trucks 'till take the searchlight)
tht G?n"al Eleeh**
ani haeSlV.w* l? ?P ,h? "*hu
Thi th? ,m*e?anlcal detalla
The lights Will be set up on the
PtaT flw00 the
rler which has been loaned b>
reci^on P 'e?nan for thi
ll. ' ,?f N*Pt?Be and othenigh!
alrtrl? ?-fc.r . ^ "?<?'?* the:
v.? th* will
v puhllc on tha beach be
im v * kl" "art. th<
Will b? that of aoomday tnd
v>? " a!
I v "
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' the fame flood of powerfu) ire
1 beams will follow the progress of
I "Mtsi Washington** and her com1
panion beauties as they pass alone;
j the Boardwalk to the governors'
'ball on the Steel Pier on the even',
ing of September 9.
Will Have Hpeeial Car.
, Railway officials <?n lines running
L from the cities where represents-J
rives are being selected are plan- J
J ning to furi.ish special cars for the j
civic beauties to Le attached to
trains wh4ch carry the thousands.
' who will go to Atlantic City to fol
low the progress of their city fav1
orites during the judging. Most of
the visiting delegations will bring
I npecl.nl representatives of their clvle
A big drive among Atlantic City
organizations *nd Individuals has
j been started to augmont the num- j
ber of prizes which will go to the
beauties and by the opening of the
pageant there will be hundreds of
J wrpderful and valuable trophies
f hung up for the various events.
! ONE TIRE SURVIVES
'! FOR 26,000 MILES
: Remarkable Record Chalked
To Road Endurance of
1 An unusual record of tire economy
' comek from the owner of a Marmon
34, J. T. Brandenburg, of New York
City. In commenting recently upon
his car which has run 26.000 miles.
? Mr. Brandenburg stated that he had
? one tire that has never been off the
wheel for the entire life of the car,
and that another original tire, being
carried as a spare, is still In good
f condition. Incidentally, Mr. Brand.
enburg added that nothing had ever
I been replaced on the car.
Another Instance of Marmon eeon>
Here in br(?f are the detail*
for the aelactton of "Miss Wash*
Any woman in Washington or
, the suburbs Is eligible.
I Submit a photograph to the
Art Editor of The Herald, or see
the Art Editor and arrange tv
have one taken
I Photographs will b? accepted
until August 26. They will be
submitted to the Board of Judges
August St. The artists will ask
? the ten most attractive of the
> young women to appear in perT
son and will select the one most
t suited for the role of "Miss
The decision will be made as
i shortly thereafter as possible,
I about August 28.
The judges are: Dr. Mitchell
Carroll, vice president of the
' Vir'aahingtpn Arts Club and editor
of Art and Archaeology; .
1 Henry W. Bush-Brown, of the
Washington Arts Club, a well
! known artist and sculptor: Or.
Thomas A- Williams, .of the
' Washington Arts Clot), an au-**
thority on art: Cuno H. Rudolph.
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hach day many more chart
graphs to The Herald offiee as
"Miss Washington." In this grc
Miss Catherine Donovan, 1644
Marie Sylvester, 1822 Eighth stre
>533 I street northwest; Miss A
northwest; second row; Mrs. L,t
Miss Clarice Coffelt, 1433 Perry
erett (Miss Corinne H. Hedriclc)
and in the circle Miss Margaret 1
omy in the matter of tires comeH j
from Karl Tiffany, of Astoria. Long '
Inland. -J have gone 16,000 mile* on
the original tires" Is the way h?r ex- j
presses it, "and have -not been .in the 1
shop yet and don't expect to be for
some time to come." In twelve
years' experience In cross-country
motoring from Alaska to- New
York. Mr. Tiffany ha.s found that
the Marmon 34 In th?? only car that
can stand up to his needs.
From Minneapolis comes further
testimony. John 8. Pillsbury. of
the Pfllabury Flour Mills Company,
beginning in February. 1913. still
has one tire in service, which has
been of the hardest sort. The
others showed no signs of trouble
until after 18,000 miles.
^District Commissioner. and
Bachrach, photographer, an expert
in artistic portraiture.
"Miss Washington" will receive
a trip to Atlantic City,
with all expenses paid, to a magnificent
celebration, at which
she will be an honor guest, Before
merchants will make the following
additions to her wardrobe:
Risik Brothers will give her
an evening gown; J. M. Gldding
& Co.. an afternoon frock; the
. Hecht Co., a bathing suit: the
, Meyer's 8hops, a traveling hat
William Hahn ? Co., shoes, an
Sellnger*s, ?20 F street, a string
of the famous "Du Barry"
She will be accompanied by a
At Atlantic City she will have
a chance to win a JS.0S0 golden
Venus, ottered for the most
beautiful representative from
thr various cities.
8hc will be a central figure Ih
a series of elaborate receptions.
balls and entertainments.
1 I ?
i TO BE ''MISS
:" . . ^j4MK[
ning women bring their photocandidatcs
for the selection of
>up are: Top row, left to right:
Hobart street northwest; Miss
et northwest; Miss Mabel Greene,
Inna ^ynch, 1118 Monroe street
icille Croves, 440 Seventh street;
street northwest; Mrs. Jack Ev- 1
1 1207 Eleventh street northwest;
Canavin, 634 Eighth street southBALTIMORE
BALTIMORE. Aug. 6.?Wheat?Receipts,
136.335 bus by car and 29,400
bus by boat; shipments from elevators,
132,483 bus; stock in elevators,
Sample lots of nearby w heat sold
at 90c to *1.12 per bushel. Cargoes
on ^rade brought $1.21 for No. 2.
81.14 for <o. 3, 81.08 for No. 4 and
81.02 for No. 5 red garlicky.
Carlot sales: No. 2 red winter, spot,
81.2814; No. i garlicky, spot, 81.18;
No. 3 garlicky, spot, $1.15.
Closing prices. No. 2 red winter,
spot, $1.29%. No. 2 red garlislty,
spot and August, $1.22 Vs; September,
Corn?Receipts. 795 bus by boat;
shipments from elevators, 5,989 bua;
stock in elevators. 273,401 bus.
Cob corn. 83.80a3.90 bbl lor car
loads of prime yellow on spot. White
cob corn, 15a20c bbl under yellow.
Contract syet, ?7?4c. Domestic,
track*. No. a or better, closed nominally
at 77c. * .
Oats?Receipts. 19,312 bus; stipments
from elevators, 4.970 bus?
stock in elevators. 132.781 oushels.
Market closed unsettled at 48c
asked for No. $ and 47c asked for
No. 3 wljite oats.
Rye?He.-ipts, K.U8 busj atock in
elevator8. 875.3U2 bus; shipment from
clevatora, 8.571 bus. . - j
Bag lot# o< nearby rye sold at'
$1.00al.06 per buahel. A car of No'
2 Western spot sold at $1.11 M, and
No. 2 Western spot closed at $1.18%.
Hay?Receipts. |?1 tons. Price*
cannot be quoted accurately, as ofll.
del' grading has not been established.
Straw?Receipts. .8 tone. No. 1
tangled rv?. $17; No. 2 tangled rye.
$1? No. 1 wheat, $14al4.50; No. i
wheat. $18al3.&0; No. 1 oat (nominal).
Mill Feed?City Mills winter bran,
per ton. in lW-lb sacks, $27;l>atapaco
mill feed, per ton. in l*?-lb
xacks: $25; white middlings, per ton.
<p 98-lb cptton sacks, $85; same, In
100-lb Jute ?acka. $8$. These quotations
are lobbing prices.
/ ' i? ' <*?m
TNION STOCK YARDS. CHICAGO,
Aug. (.? Rocwpts today, iOO
cattle, 3.000 hogs. 1.000 sheep and
Cattle?The run was much heavier
thi* week than last. but the proportion
of dry-fed cattle was mu<*h
amaller. The latter Kaincd 25a50c
and prime yearling!*' topped th*
week at $10.50. while high-grade
1609-pound beeves reached an extreme
point of $10.10 Medium
beeves. $7.50a9.25; grassy steers and
buteher stock off 25a50c; canners,
cutters and bulla. 75c lower. The
first rantre cattle of the season arrived
this week. The quality was
plain and they a^ld at $5.90a7.75.
Calves at JfalO closed the week
Hogs?Small freah receipts carried
a small number of lights and
butchers. These sold 10al5c higher.
Packers bought a few weighty
hogs at 10al5c advance. Prices 50c
lower for th? week on good butchen
and lights; packing grades off
Sheep?Only two cars of lambs
were In the market. They sold at
$10al0 10. Final prices this week
are 50a75c higher on Western
lambs, which reached a limit of
$10.85, and 25a50c higher on natures.
which topped at $10.50. Feeding
lamsb are 25c higher. Aged
mutton* scarce and In poor demand.
PHILADELPHIA, AU(. t?Hutter
?Solid-packed creamery. htghacoring
*ooda. 45a47c: extra. 44ci
extra flrata, 4#c: flrata. S7al#c: aecnnda,
3laS6c: nweet creamery, choice
to fancy. 4Sa4tc; talis to yood. Ma
4|c; fancy prlnta Jobbing at 55aBTc;
fair to choice. 47a54c.
Rcxa?Nearby extra flrat*. 41c;
do. flrata. 41c; Weatern extra ftr?t?.
40a41e; flrsta. Sla.'lc; aecond*. 2"
tie: Inferior Iota lower: fapcy. selected
et(> Jobbing at Sla5<c: fair
to Rood at 4?aS2c
I.I vf Poultry?Fowl*, fancy, fat.
J0a?!c: Inferior. JSaJCc: aprln?
chicken*, brollera. not L<eehorna.
fancy.' yallow-aklnned. weighing 2Vt
aJ lba. anlece. I*a4?e: weighing lal
? HAS SEb
riv 1 r
lbs. apiece, 30a34c: spring chirkrn*,
Ujhorn*, !Sa30c; roosters, lfcal?c;
ducks. as Co quality, 18a23r; pigronF.
per pair. old. 4ia&0<*; young, 3t>a40c. I
/MFS HALF MILLION
FOR OPIUM PERMIT
HANKOW, China, Aug. ?Half a
million dollars monthly tribute will
bo paid to the provincial authorities
of Hunan province for a monopoly of
the opium traffic there, it was announced
today, as a result of an
auction conducted by the state government.
Hsia Tou-ving. a former
Tuchun (military governor) of the
province of Hupeh, made the winning:
Refusing to recognise the prohibition
of opium traffic provided in the
criminal code of the Republic of
China, the provincial authorities
have taken advantage of the chaotic
conditions existing throughout the
nation to revive the drug trade to
provide revenue for the maintenance
of their local armies. ?ach province
has Its own army, subject to the call
of the central government mt Pekin
or the southern government at Canton
only when it suits the whim of
the local party in power.
For a time it appeared that some
progress was being made toward
ending the growing of opium in
China. But when It wm learned that,
foreign interests had reaped Immense
fortunes from the disposal of
the drug stocks on hand at the time
of the "clean-up.M the natives rebelled
against the new order of
things and revived the Industry.
electric irons aeLTJi
Pern Electrie lut^pii U.
IT IN PICT
GETS FIRST PRIZE
; FOR ROUGH STUFF
Pats on More Fist FigfcU
!* w . Otter. /V
PPARI8. Aug. ?The French
chamber of deputies la maintaining
>U record h the moet tumultuous
eglslallve chtnker In Europe. Next
:o a ring-side seat at the Dempaey:arpenUer
affair, a aeat la the
Preach chamber Is probably the
beot place to be certain of some
Here la the record of one dar:
One challenge to a duel (uaacupted).
One rough-anil-tumble fight.
Three men called llara.
Scarcely a day paaaea but that the
'Journal Offldel" chronicles an *laJdent"
or two?sometimes only dtenderly
Interruptions of shouting,
lomelimes the "passing of the lie,"
ind frequently sallies at fisticuffs.
During any lnfportaot debate
iearly every sentence la punctuated
irith "lively applauae," "continued
nterruptlona." "jsxclamatlona." "proonger
tumult." "noises from varl>us
benches." as the Journal styles
them. The Socialist side of the
-lumber la the moat productive of
llsorder and whenever the Socialists
start something the Center and
Right parties take a voice and a fist
In the a proceedings. The result Is
ilways' enlivening and aometlmes
I .eon Dauet. the fiery Royalist
leputy. holds the light, welter and
heavyweight championship of Europe
as "the pngtllstlc deputy" at
*afch -as-catch-can style. Daudet
believes France should be ruled by j
> king and la always ready and freluently
does defend or aaaert his |
t>ettefs with his fists.
In a recent session Daudet un-1
burdened himself on the subject In'
the Chamber as follows: "Damn \
the republic. I am here to destroy!
the republic If possible. That's
what I was elected for."
The net reault was three fist
ftghts In the ensuing week wherein
enraged supporters of the republic
ought to convince Daudet of the
Jealrablllty of that form of government.
A Wicked Typewriter Too.
Daudet la the editor of "L"Act Ion
Franchise" and wields a vitriolic i
pen as well aa a mean left hook.
His articles generally produce at
least one or two fights per month
with Daudet In the role of flghtee.
In his moot recent bout Daudet
was attacked on the street near the
chamber by a political opponent
who ambushed him with an umbrella.
Daudet polished him ofT In j
one round. Only a ahort time previously
another opponent sneaked up
behind him In tba chamber corridors
and administered several vigorous
old-faahloned kicks upon the aeat of
Daudet's Prince Albert. He was
particularly Incenaed by this un-1
Royalistic method of attack and
won by the "KO" route.
Among other European parliaments.
the French chamber holds
the belt for Uvoly effervescent debate.
Except the Italian chamber,
which runs the French a clone
second, the other European parliaments
are comparatively sedate
The debatea In the Brltlah parliament
are usually almost monotonous,
enlivened only now -and then
with a solemn "hear, hear." of M>proval.
The smooth rutteral course of
legislation In the German Reichstag
Is occasionally interrupted by a
throaty "Ja wohl." but the Germans
evidently had enough fighting in the
The Spanish and Portuguese parliaments
occasionally manage to
atlr up a pretty little row. but
usually confine their lnterchangea
to vicious-sounding T-atln adjectives.
m the Italian parliament the Socialists'
favorite form of argument
is the heavy class Ink-stand with
which each desk Is furnished.
Taken altogether, the continental
parliaments makes the House and
Senate in Washington look like a
Sunday School class.
On a warrant charging htm with
nonsupport. Charlea H. Raymund.
4# yeara old. 1346 N street northwest
was arrested Friday afternoon
bv Detective Sergts Cox and
Vermillion on request of the authorit
ies of Petersburg. Va.
AUGUST REED 1
ALL REED FURNITUI
I3-Pi?? Fiber Sot, attractive
Bar Haito Ckairt
Larg? St Gawp Ckairt
We are now showing a ?
Chairs and Rockers. Sets, Tabl<
thing that is made of wickcr.
We Make Cushion* and Do A
Upholstery and Ni
I THE COVBaS?K>T Ol
Administrative Dntles ef
Booklet containing nn nnth<
description of the eeeenttal detn
.facials ef the II. B. Oovernmewt
tratlens of gwvoesseent hollaing
Prlee. lO Ce
A Magazine for
I EVNIT a ATI ROA
CANT HALT U.S.
MOTOR CARS RUN
Rail Tie-Up Would Find
Second Line of Transportation
JACKSON. Mich.. A u(. I n?
country's transportation facilities
cu aever completely fail to ft
point where the movement of the
necessities of life will be slojpsA
In the sutomoblle this nation htt
A permanently efficient ud ever
ready second lias of traasp rtfttl?
capable of vast capacity as to n*.
senders. larger perhaps than that
actually available In the railroada
In the matter of short hauls of
freight the motor truck la proved
to a point where the railroads are
serloualy considering them as competition.
What a wonderful thine It Is for
this country, with Its vast and diversified
production. Its activities
reaching from coats to coast, to be "
as secure In the distribution of this
volume of merchandise as the ftutcmoWl
and motor truck make ua.
Good roads are necessary to maintain
this second line of transportation.
and this year It Is evident thai
the amount of new rood road mileace
will exceed the building of any
previous year. The national government
has been actively encouraging
the continued systematic construction
of rood roads, aiding the various
States financially by granting a
subsidy and In turning over to the
various States much of the surplus
equipment of the army.
In the early days of rood road'
propaganda the farmers in the big
Western States were alow to entbitse
over it. They had not taken up the
automobile then, of course, as they
subsequently did. and the added
taxes that came when new concreu
toads were built meant a good deal
to the farmer. He figured that the
roads were good enough for his
father and himself to always get
Into town if they bad the right kind
of team and that, anyway, the city
folks touring out in the country and
running over chicken* and unwary
ducks were to be the principal benej
flclarics of the proposed Improvements.
PRETTY GIRLS FAIL
TO AROUSE PIETY
OXFORD. England. Aug. . ?
I Kinema* having failed to attract
young men into the churches, the
clergy are thinking of going back to
the old, old way of enticing a man
with a maid.
It has been remarked that nearly
the whole of a church congregation
today Is composed of women, aad
I with the object of luring yocng men
Into the straight and narrow way, a
! deep and subtle plan was mooted At
the vestry meeting of St. Petar-loBalley
"Kill up the two front rows of
seats with pretty girls, and that will
mean more men in the back seat*,"
It was suggested.
One London clergyman, indeed,
confeesed that he had already put
| the scheme Into effect?but it had
not worked out correctly. He had
made a aelection of the prettiest
girls among his Hock to make collections
and show people te **elr ? *?
But instead of attracting young men
inside the church, he found the only
result was an assorted and impatient
group of young men waiting
outside the church to greet the girls
as they made their exit.
livfc MTOM PW IKM
If overstaffed wins satte
| quality tar?try sr velour ?Q0 QQ
I tlTC.OO Talus ?
M*?r> Wtef Chairs. ?sp~ try ?
i *7li ?0 1??? Cosmos fireside C?r? SM
| *115 00 Cbsise I < ???? "
|1M M 7-foot Ds Ten W1SS
! Blip Covers. *-pc suit* .._ H"
Puraltore Ee-opfcoUterM st gpeets 1 I rices
AWO* W. *n?B* ITT
ieis^?tii^Bi^!^^ lists dl
IE SPECIALLY PRICED
c brown fciisfc $32.50
.. $9.50 Rockcn. $10.50
rgc attractive assortment of Odd I
rs. Lauips. Bird Cages and everjrrtistic
Painting lor All Kinds of I
jvelty Supply Store
h St N. W.
r THE t'KITKD STATER!
OfAetals aad DtHltarsli
srltallve. complete aad Iftslrw'l"
lis sf the administrative dattes e> I
la eeacrete Isra. reatalalas lllas- I
s aad views of WssWstisa
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OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES