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PROF. AMD WRt. CAIN
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people. Smt a inn kali,
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refre.ka.eata, Joe Ca'i will ke
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South End of Hi|hwaj Bride*
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*to > ? *e*etable product; has
tod Jftct u poo the system, pu rifle.
ST" tOBe* th? ystem, replenishes
Jy ?to?ya. relieves Brtfhts di*ea?e.
|M?el. rheumatism. sciatica, lumbafo.
roogto a ad colds.
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the eatlra ?rstem. enriches and streacthSte
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Bon-Opto for the Eyes
Physicians and eye specialists prescribe
Bon-Opto as a safe home
remedy in the treatment of eye
troubles and to strengthen eyesight
Sold under money refund guarantee
by all druggists.?Adv.
HERALD WANT ADS
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Beadle my IodW.' Borne Joaraai , (
1*33 Na Wa
CHILDREN BITTEN (
BY INJURED DOG
.THEY TRIED TO AID
Animal, After Being Hit
By Auto, Attacks
Two children, playing the role
?f "The Good Samaritan." were Sererely
bitten about their arms and
>odlea by a doe while picking up
he Infuriated animal after it had
teen struck by an automobile Frll*y
at Connecticut avenue ^*nd
Oliver street northwest
The injured children are Mary
ticker. S years old, 1740 Oliver
itreet northwest, ana Helena Qiford.
11 years old. .1753 Oliver street
jorthwest. The Ricker girl. who
was bitten on the arms and left
leg, was treated by T>r. Conrad, of
Chevy tlhase, Md., while the other
:hlld, bitten about the arms, body
and face, was treated by Dr. W.
H. Heron. 54S7 Connecticut avenue.
RrM>?l nod's Maaale.
The dog. owned by Dr. E. Clark.
1749 Oliver street, which had been
tallowing the children, ran in tne
path of an automobile when crossng
the intersection of Connecticut
avenue and Oliver street. Running
to the injured animal, the two glris
removed the dog's muxzle. The
maddened beast then turned upon
the children. The dog died shortly
after the accident.
Mrs. Annetta Glvens, 26 years old.
1023 South Dakota avenue northtast,
was bitten on the left leg by
> dor owned by Henry Miller. 3119
South Dakota avenue. The wound
was treated by Dr. chares J. Brown,
2103 Rhode .Island avenue northEaat.
Kails Kress Street Car.
While boarding a trolley car of
the Washington Railway and Electric
compaivy in front of 3204 o
street northwest shortly after 2
j'doclf Friday afternoon," Mrs.
Mary F. Lamb. 80 years old. residing
?t the Catholic Home. 3042 P street
northwest, fell to the street and
received serious injuries about the
dead and body. She was treated at <
Steve Kanyea. IS years old. 710
Four-and-a-Half street southwest,
was treated at the Emergency Hospital
for Injuries about the head
and body, received when the bicycle
which he was riding collided with
a trolley ear of the Washington
Railway and Electric Company at
Four-and-a-Half and F streets
northwest yesterday afternoon.
Alighting from a street car at
Seventh and Pennsylvania avenue
northwest, last evening. Mrs. Anna
Graham, of Toledo. Ohio, visiting
her brother at 509 Third strc.t
southwest, tripped and fell to the
street. She was Injured about the
arms and removed to the home of
Lillian Hillman. colored. 33 years
old. 1818 Sixth street northwest, was
struck by an automobile operated
by Dr. George Klrkpatrick. 900
Seventeenth street northwest yesterday
in front of 1505 Pennsylvania
Frank Seita. 30 years old. 115
Four-and-one-half street northwest,
was injurefl about the body and
head when the motorcycle which he
was riding collided with an automobile
operated by Allen Jones,
1424 D street southeast, last night,
at Thirteenth anud Pennsylvania
avenue southeast. Seita was rushed
to the Casualty Hospital.
DIES ATJTHAC A, N.Y.
Graduate of Central High,
Brother of Mrs. Gans
And Dr. Barton.
Col. Frank A. Barton. 52 years
old, commandant of cadets and head
of the Reserve Officers' Training
Camp at Cornell University, died at
Ithaca. N. Y., Friday of pulmonary
CoL Barton Is a brother of Mrs.
Isaac Gans and Dr. Wilfred M. Barton.
of this city, and Is well known
Graduating from Central High
School In 1887. Col. Barton entered
Cornell University and graduated
from that institution lour years
later. He then entered the army
and has been in the service thirty
Surviving him are four daughters,
Harriett, Frances. Katherine and
Wilhelmina Barton, and one son,
Lieut. William W. Barton. Funeral
arrangements have not yet been
completed. , ?
NOT TO RUN AGAIN
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. i.?
That Maj. John G. Emery, national
commander of the American Lesion,
will retire from that office at the
expiration- of his term next November
and resume his real estate business.
here was made known Friday
by Carl A. Johnson, Post No. 2,
American Lesion, of which Maj.
Emery is a member.
The Michigan delegation had
planned to suppoit him for re-election
at the national convention at
Kansas City, action along that line
already being on foot here.
FLOWOLS FOR THE SICK.
Rend Oode's fresh cut flowers.
they're lasting. 1214 F.?AdY.
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Attorney Harry B. Willson i
catch of some of the largest tari
season, the fish weighing 65,
monsters are noted game fish ca
To fight one to a finish requir<
understanding of the sport and 1
fish-ng tackle. ,
FIVE PER CENTO
GET TO COL)
Raise and Regulate /
Charging laxity on the part of f
the officials of the Metropolitan
Police Department in the handling?
of traffic violators, and urging j
Commissioner Oyster to better enforce
the laws were made Friday |
by Judge John I\ McMahon. of the
District Police Court, in a reply!
to Commissioner Oyster's recent declaration
that the police were not
rt-ceiYing the proper co-operation
from the court. Judge McMahfa
asks the Commissioner why some
effort is not being made to bring
the violators to court, either by
Increasing the amount of reqijired
collateral, or by other means.
Judge McMahon explains that of
the 1,439 speeders arrested Vf the
police during May and June, only
67, or less than 5 per cent, appeared
In commenting on the failure of
the other 1,372 speeders to appear
before the Police Court, Judge McMahon
says:* "The only plausible
reason I can assign is that they
deem it more advisable to forfeit
the cash collaterals which they deposited
tft the various police stations
to which they were taken or
to which they were directed to report
by the arresting officer."
Should Deposit More.
After suggesting that the collateral
demanded from traffic offenders
be substantially increased,
Judge McMahon calls to the attention
of Commissioner Oyster that
the Commissioner has the right to
pursue the offenders who forfeit
their Collaterals further, by requesting
the corporation counsel to
apply to the Police Court judges
for writs of attachment* which
would compel their appearance in^
court for trial.
Judge McMahon cites the present
law, which provides a fine of from
$5 to $50 for the first offense; a fine
of fro m$10 to $100 or imprisonment
of from five days to thirty
days on conviction of the second
offense within one year from the
commission of the first offense, and
a fine of from $50 to $250 and imprisonment
in the workhouse for
from thirty days to six months,
upon conviction for the third offense
within a year* from comrais-,
slon of, the first offense.
Text of Letter.
The judge's response to Commissioner
"On July 12, 1921, The Washington
Herald published an article on
traffic conditions in the District of
Columbia, setting for*h a letter
written by Commissioner James F.
Oyster to Senator Underwood, of
Alabama, lit which it is stated that
In the months of May and June,
1921, 4,702 offenders against the
traffic laws were arrested. 1,439 of
them being speeders. Commissioner
Oyster charges in his letter
that the Police Court has failed to
support the Commissioners in their
efforts to clean up traffic conditions,
and that the action of the Police
Court is very discouraging to him
because his men are held all day in
court and deprived of their rest,
and that these thousands of
offenders against tho traffic laws
are partly encouraged by the small
penalties imposed upon them and
by the consideration they receive
"The effect of Commissioner Oyster's
letter, whether so Intended or
not, was to create the impression
that the police department, in an
effort to clean up traffic conditions
and put a stop to the reckless driv-^
ing which has been indulged in for
so long a time upon our streets,
acting under the orders and direc*
tions of Commissioner Oyster, has
been waging a war upon traffic violators:
that during the months of
May and June they arrested almost
1,000 of these offenders. 1,4*9 of
whom were speeders, and vigorously
prosecuted them in the Police Court,
and that Commissioner Oyster's offorts
were rewarded by having the
Police Court judges keep his men
all day in court, and that the judges
imposed such small penalties upon
Jhese flagrant violators of the law
and extended them such consideration
in cburt that they were partly
encouraged in tHeir disregard for
? ? ' and that the lce Court
judges are, therefore, responsible
for the oonditiona existing from
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>F SPEEDERS |j
RT, JUDGE SAYS
Commissioner Oyster 1
Amount of Collateral. >
day to day Ooon our streets, and f
that no cens':r? or blame la to be ] $
attached to the police department- r
l.etter "Very l n?atl*fnetorj." H
Traffic cases are tried in the District
of Columbia branch of the
Police Court. As I was prseiding in
this court all during the month of
May and a portion of the month of
June I addressed a letter to Com- ,
missioner Oyster on July 13 1921.
asking if he was correctly quoted
Id the above-mentioned article and
requesting that he furnish me wftli
any facts within his knowledge
which would support the charge#
containled in his letter to Senator
Underwood. Commissioner Oyster
admits that he was correctly quoted
but his letter to me i? very unsatisfactory
in that it contains suggestions
and not facts. I, therefore,
deem it nt and proper that
the public be advised as to the real
facts connected with the arrests of
the 1,439 speeders taken Into custody
by Commissioner Oyster's j
! men during the months of May and
June, in order that the public may
decide where the responsibility lies.
"I shall confine my discussion to
these speed cases because In the
limited time at my disposal I have
not had an opportunity to check up
on the Police Court dockets the
cases other than speed cases spoken
of by Commissioner Oyster.
Fire Per Cent Come ?o Court.
"An examination of the public
records of the Police Court discloses
that of the 1.439 arrests for
speeding, which Commissioner Oyster
states were made by his men
in the months of May and June,
only 67 of these offenders, or les?
than 5 per cent, actually came before
the Police Cpurt Judges for
trial, and the penalties Imposed in
these 67 cases are open to the Inspection
of the general public.
What became of the remaining 1.37S
speeders against whom Commissioner
Oyster and his men directed
such a vigorous campaign to teach
them to respect the law? They did
not appear in court for trial and
Commissioner Oyster's m?<n certainly
were not held all day in court
and deprived of their rest In prosecuting
Why did these 1,372 speeders remain
away from court? Commissioner
Oyster may be able to answ-*
this question, but the only plausible
reason I can assign Is that thay
deemed It more advisable to forfeit
'the cash collaterals which they deposited
at the various police stations
to which they were taken or
to which they were directed to report
by the arresting officers. Here
the question naturally arises, "who
fixed the amounts of the cash collaterals
deposited in these cases?"
They were fixed by the Police Department
under and by virtue of
the authority conferred by section
48 of the code of laws for the District
of Columbia, which provides
that every person charged with an
offense triable in the Police Court
may give securitp for his appearand
for trial by depositing money
as collateral security with the station
keeper of the police precinct
within which such person may be
apprehended. The purpose of this
law being that persons charged
with offenses triable in the PMIce
Court may give cash security for
their appearance in court for trial,
why is It that the Police eDnartment.
which Is under the direct supervision
of Commissioner Oyster,
did not reuire these 1.J72 speders
to deposit rash collaterals* sufficient
in amount to ccuye their appearance
in court for trial?
l*ft <o Oim?' Dlwrellm.
."Another question here arises and
that Is whether or not there Is any
official of the Police Department
charged with the duty of determining
the amounts of cash collaterals
demanded of these 1,371 speeders
who failed to appear in court. Cm*
would naturally suppose that Commissioner
Oyster, who has super- i
vision of the Police Department,
being so determined to cleaii up
traffic conditions, would see to It
that these offenders were .required
to deposit a sufficient amount of
cash collateral to secure their appearance
In court. So far as 1 am
aware there Is no official of the Police
Department charged with this
uly. nor aire there rule? 0r regulaons
governing these speed esses.
ut the matter seems to be left enrely
to the discretion of the arjsting
officer or the station keeper
r the various police stations.
"My understanding Is that when
cltisen is arrested and hss a
barge of Intoxication lodged
jainst him, no matter what the deree
of intoxication may be, every
taflon house In the District of Coimtla
has orders to demand a
ilnimum cash collateral of $2S as
scurlty for the appearance of the
Itlsen in couri for trial and If ttie
Itixen Is unabll 'to produce this
mount, he Is held In custody In the
ollce Htation until he Is sent to
ourt for trial. Which Is the
reater menace to the community,
fie intoxicated citisen or the oprator
of art automobtH who speeds
[trough our streets at all hours of
He day and night In such reckless
irtfiner as to jeopardise the Uvea
hd limbe of men, women al^d chllren?
"If of the 1,439 speeders arretted
uring the months of May and June,
nly 67 appeared in court for trial,
'hy haa the Police Department,
rhich la under the supervision of
ommiaaioncr Oyster, permitted the
rreating' officer or station keepra,
to exercise their dlacretion-in
Ma class of ra*^ aa to what
mounts of collaterala shall be deoalted
at the various police ataiona.
while in cases of Intoxicated
itiscHs the arresting officers, or
La t ion keepers, are not only not
ermitted to exercise any dlacreion
whatever, but specific orders
ave been iasued' to all police ataiona
that a cash collateral of 925
:i each case shall be demanded?
MIf Commissioner Oyster's men
rreated 1,439 apeeders in the montha
f May and June, and 1,372 of these
ffonders failed to appear In court
i?r trial because they were not reuired
at the time of their arrests
0 deposit sufficient money as coliteral
security for their sppearance ,
1 court, why did not Commissioner
lyater pursue them further, aa he '
lust know he had the right to do.
nd request the corporation counael,
?ho la his legal adviser as well ua
roaecuting-officer in traffic caaea, to
pply to the police oourt judges to
?atie writs of attachment for theae
.372 vlolsters of the law, which
kould have compelled their appear- '
.nee In court for trial.
"If thia courae had been followed
ind these 1,372 speeders brought
nto court for trial and proven guilty
he Importance of such convictiona
vill appear when It is known that
here are three offenses of speeding (
ind the penalties for such offenses,
is net forth In the Act of Congress
ipproved June 29, 1906, sre as fol- J
*Upr?n conviction for the first
ifTense, a flne of not less than 95
101 more than 950."
"Upon conviction for the second
ffenso within one year from the
Irsl offense, a fine of not less than
10 nor more than 9100 or imprlsonnent
for not less than five days nor
Ladies' Gray Suede ^ O
Ladies' Black and Tan (J* O
Ladies' Black and Tan
for the j
Whole Family '
nor? than thirty ten. at the discretion
of the court-"
-And upon conviction for the third
?ffense within one yesr from the
iommission of the first offense, and
or any aad all subsequent offenses.
l fine of no*, less thsn W nor more,
han $250 aad imprisonment In the
vorkhouse for not lsse than thirty
lays nor more than si* months."
A Matter sf Record.
"Commissioner Oyster's letter to.
Senator Underwood Indicates that
voluminous records are being kept
jy the Police Department, containng
a the number of arrests for
traffic violations made from day
0 day and the particular regulaions
violated. I assume these
'ecords also contain the names of
the offenders and* show whether or
not they have previously been convicted
of violating the speed law.
[f this be so. and Commissioner
3yster will compel the appearance
In court for trial of all offenders
Mtainst the speed laws and direct
tils men to (lie charges of second
ind third offenses of speeding where
the records show prior conviction
r>r convictions. 1 Incline to think
that the speeding of automobiles
aver our streets would shortly be
1 thing of the past.
"If it be that the records of the
Police Department do not contain
the names of traffic violators and do
riot sho whether or not they have
[*rcviout!y been convicted of speeding,
U would be a very easy matter
for Commissioner Oyster'* not,
either directly or through the corporation
counsel, to obtain these
facts from the dockets of the Police
L'ourt. It is not the duty of the
judges to prepare and file charges
against violators of the traffic lawn.
"JOHN P. McMAHON,
Judge. Police Court, D. C."
Year in Jail to Follow
60-Day Sentence for Two
Alfred L* Wright, alias Jimmie
Wright, alias Jimmie Rice, of Denver.
Colo., and Roy J. Miller, were
sentenced to jail for one year each
Friday by Justice Hit* in Criminal
Court on a charge of stealing
a fur neck-piece from the store or
Morris Berry, 2208 Fourteenth street
northwest, on July S.
This sentence will begin when
the boy? have served out a 60-day
)ail SHJitence imposed by Judge Mr.
Mahon in Police Court, on July 4.
after they were convicted of stealins
two silk shirts from the* store
of Max Levitan, at 3044 Fourteenth
street northwest. They stole the
shirts on the same day the fur neckpiece
Playground Fund, $867.25.
Friday's contributions swelled
Commissioner Oyster's playgrround
fund to $S67 25. Commissioner Oyster
is still appealing for contributions
to operate the city's playgrounds.
The recent donors were
Mrs. Salome C. Kairchild. Miss Jaaie
E- Page, Aubrey K. Taylor. W. F.
Peabody and J. H. Fish bark
Right note, while folks ar
mcr pleasure, this store
IIII room for Kinney's Snafi
be on our shelves and rea
Therefore, to be sure of
remarkably. Summer fool
so these marked reduction
ruelcoitie and most useful
j Look Your Best.
These are unusual l>arg
a a usually lar*;c c
_ Look at H
Ladies' Felt e| A A
House Slippers $* ""
Ladies' High Whit?
^ gLT. $1.00
AA Children's Play Oxfords
Men's Low Shoes; sixer
Ladies' Brown AO
Kid Oxfords.. eO.UU
Amuses F Street
In Corner Battle
A sixty-five pound gjlltlon of Jack
Dempsey entertained t large and enthusiastic
crowd at Fourteenth and
F streets northwest, Friday afternoon.
while disputing: with a competing
newsboy the questloa of priority
on the congested corner.
While traffic halted, men entered
the young belligerents on. ^ic
fashionably dressed women tried In
vain to halt the battle, the young
champion mixed It fast and ifurlous.
Whin they were finally separated j
one had red and swollen eye and
a badly scratched countenance. The
champion was unhurt except that
his shirt literally was torn from hie
Modesty overcame him and he
had recourse to team until one of the
vomen who refused to give her
name, persuaded him to enter her
limousine and mblsked him away to
a haberdasher, w/er* she bought
him some new and more substantial <
FIGHT OVER CHILD
IS WON BY MOTHER
Within the small court building
at R**theada. Md.. a brief but dra- <
matio session was staged Friday
night, resulting In 4-year-old Frank j
P. Hank**. Jr.. being turned over to I
the custody of his mother. Mrs. Elsie |
Wall Haske. while his father. Frank ,
P. llaske silently looked on B?l
mother and son left the court room.
According to sfories told during
the brief session. M if and Mrs.
llaske separated some time ago.
and with the separation^* written I
agreement was made. It was said. J
giving the mother custody of their
The child nan recently been living
with Mrs Haske's brother-in-law.
Alonzo Tweedale. former auditor ??f
the District, and more recently connected
with the Shipping Hoard, at
his home at Washington Grove.
Friday night. It was said. Mrs. Re^d
a relative of Tweedsle'a. was bringing
little Frank home from a ramp
meeting when the child's father appeared.
took the child from Mrs
Heed to a waiting automobile and!
started for the city, llaske. how-]
ever, said that the child ran to his
i arms. The automobile carr>ing
' Haske and the child was intercepted
| by William A. barter and Kay1
mond Gibson. Maryland officers, at
Mrs.' Haske was* summoned and
hurried from Washington to the
court room. Attorney John A- Garrett
appeared for Haske. while Paul
H. Cromelln and Attorney Kmerson
appeared for Mrs. Haske. Thomas
Dawson, states attorney, also put
in his apparancc and the session
e still tn the midst of sumis
concerned about making Ladies'
?_v Fall Styles, which must Oxfort
dy when the demand comes.
space, :t* are cutting prices
twear is right in season and
\s come when they are most
!. Buy A"ok'. Sale Money,
ock Will Go Fast .
ains and will attract unrowds
of buyers. Ladies
I Ladies' White e 1 A A
Canvas Pumps W1 .UU
! Ladies' Felt Slippers,
L7.r*. $1.00 ^
and Barefoot | QQ Ladies
Men's Scout and
I Ladies' Black and Tan
IS, $3.00 S5
th Street N.
FOR OTHER BA
TIME LMT HALTS I
ACTION IN SENATE
Discussion Blocked, But
May Be Resumed
Two district bills were riwi bf
the Senate Friday during consideration
of the calendar, but the rent
amendment failed after half aM
hour discussion, to reach a vote. MT
cause of the l?ck of time. The hour
of 2 o'clock ended r?ook (deration of
the calendar buiitness and leaator
Sterling of South Dakota. In charge
of the anti-beer bill which mas the
unfinished business, refused to yieltJ
for further consideration of the rent
Senators Kin*, of Utah. Willis. a&
Ohio, and Fletcher. or Morioa. o^
fered the chief objections to th%
rent bill on the ground that the
government ha.i no right in peace
times to Interfere with the regular
processes of business such ss ths
sffairs of landlords and tenants.
Senator Willis said he believed thf
problems which the rent commirsiofl?
is dealing with would be solved bf
the present increase of housing facilities
'tppaient in WashinKton
The amendment would extend the
life of the rent law for seven
months from October 22, when it expires.
Mmy f?ar l> Monday.
Consent for taking up the am<ii^
ment, was granted after Senate
Ball, its author, explained that th#
emergency which caused Congress
to adopt the law still exists -and
little further opportunity remains
for action, especially by the Houselie
therefore moved for its consideration.
and the motion carried with
but slight objeenion. The discuasion*
tkal fallowed appeared to ho
growing more expansive when th*
gavel fell on the 2 o'clock time
Senator Ball said he would call
for its consideration Monday, if
the opportunity was found. Inasmuch
as the Senate adjcurneA
rather than recessed, as had bee?
I the practie^e for nearly two week#;
the calendar will be in order agaiB
at that time and discussion of the
rmt amendment may then be re!
Twe Mei??re? Pa*?ed.
The Senate passed a joint resoluS
tion authorizing the erection of a
i memorial t employes of the AfH
culture Department who died in
the world war. and a bill provtdios
I for the closing of Piney Branch
' road between Seventeenth snd Ta> I
lor and Sixteenth and Allison
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