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SECTION TWO?PAGE M. * - WASHINGTON. D. C.. THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1921. PAGE 9-SfcOTION TWO. ] \
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GET BUSY FUMING
Believe Judges' Choice
May Be America's
OPENS WAY TO FAME
Action, However, Not Connected
With Selection to Be
- Made for Pageant.
continued mou page onb.
But while the filming of many
of the prospective "Miss Washingtons'
opens a way for them to win
fame In the movies, it has no connection
with the selection of the
yo?mm woman who Am to be the
guerft of honor at Atlantic City,
and*the# District's representative.
The method of selection will be that
announced in these columns,
.The aspirants must submit a photograph
to the art editor of The
Herald ,or call at The Herald office
so that arrangements may be made
to have one taken. These photographs
will be carefully preserved
juntfl August 55. wher\ the last will
be accepted. On August 26 they will
be turned over to a board of competent
juires. who will select the
mos.L beautiful and charming and
b'*vfe them appear in person, when
a ftfcal selection will be made.
Atlaatle City B?*y.
Hkilled decorators from ajl over
the country will compete Tor the
honor of decking out the flowerbordered
rolling chair in which
"Miss Washington'* will ride in the
sreat pageant of September 7 and S.
Invitations have been sent out for
the submitting of samples of the
decorators' art. which will be formed
in a special exhibit along the Boardwalk
some time next week.
The afternoon of the rolling chair
Ptridc will be a notable occasion
for -Miss Washington" and her companions
from other cities. After the
bathers' revue in the morning, in
which they will take leading part,
they will be entertained at an official
luncheon to be given by Mayor
Kdward L Bader and the city commissioners
at one of the leading
hotels. Then they will be given
time to dress for appearance in what
promises to be the most gorgeous
showing of the world-famous Boardwalk
vehicles ever known.
Every chair entered In the parade
will be eligible for prizes ranging
from creat silver cups to medals
j?f honor, and the rivalry for precedence
in the selection will be about
the keenest in the entire pageant
competition. Ions of blooms of
very sort of summer and early fa!l
"Tower are being raised in the maln.and
cardens near Atlantic City, especially
for the decking of tha chairs
and there will be miles of ribbons
af every tint and hue to complete
ihe beautiful picture.
Maar filft. Offered.
Civic representatives, who are to
oinpete for the golden mermaid
during: the pageant will be classed
n blond and brunette types, it is
in no* need by William F. Fen nan.
?rej?Dlent of the Atlantic City
Amusement Men's Association. The
MW .special prize offered by htm
*= 01 go to the girl of opposite com?lf?cion
to the winner of the chief
Hotel arrangements are be!n?t
Bade for entertainment of the larggt.crowd
ever gathered in Atlantic
2fty." in September. Hotels whicn
closed in former years with
departure of I*abor Day holiday
^owds will b? kept open for the
^casion, and all the piers and big
imuaement places along tnc boarovalk
will keep their full summer
programs in operation for the
rieasiire of the pageant throngs.
Both the Atlantic City Yacht Club
ind the Chelsea Yacht Club have
innounced that they will hold open
loose for their members and guests
luring the pageant. Ilig yachts
rl?l be placed at the service of the
'isiting beauties, and the amateur)
kippers have promised their craft
s auxiliary fleet to the naval vesel*.
which are to act as escort to
Clog- Xeptune and the big beauty
ourt on their arrival in Septemer
GETS NEGRO THIEF
CHICAGO. Aug. 10.?one of the
> lid West fiction galloped William
Hxpatrlck. a cowboy for Swift and
ompany. and lassoed a negro
andlt In a crowded street Mon?y
Fitzpatrick was returning to the
ards.from his lunch when he sawf
'iliiam Smith and Thomas Hill ran
Jt of a haberdashery with Ae
rner following and shouting "Stop
Xb* cowboy spurred his horse
rough the crowd, swung his
flat and It fell on Smith, who
opped abruptly. ,
Then Fltspatrlck trotted to the
!*r?st police station with Smith on
le end of the rope.
Smith and Hill had attempted to
o the cash register.
ico Secure Release
Through Habeas Corpus
John L. Deltufo and Joseph F.
??l?y. who were arrested a few
ago at the request of the chief
Police at Coloalal Beach. Vs.. se^ red
their release Monday ift the
"Jict Supreme Court under bond
H for their appearance os
WJJJJ ls In a habeas corpus pro Th
rough Attorneys O'Sbea and
?eltufo and Valley. In a pefor
a writ of habeas corpus.
th*' they were being IlleH
f detained. According to the]
H* police the two defendants an '
at Colonial Beach for an alVd
assault on T. K. Boulware. a
B 'ctnun at the resort
' <- '^B
Here are three of the young
Herald in the hope of being selec
1108 New York avenue northwest
(upper right); Miss Edith I. De<
THIEVES GET $1,000
IN ONE DAY S WORK
Handbag Containing S750
Taken From Woman's
Arm in Street Car.
Thieves working In the District
yetserday reaped a rich harvest,
leathering in loot and money which
totaled more than SI.000. Headguarters
detectives were kept busy
answering the number of robbery
calls and conducting investigations.
The handbag of Rosie Butler, colored,
230 Georgia avenue northwest
containing $750, was snatched from
her arm last evening o na street car
j en route from Anacostia to Georgia
avenue and Howard place. The
woman lep^rted the theft to the
Eighth precinct police.
| George A. Coulon. of the Wardman
Park Hotel, reported the* theft
early yesterday morning of two auI
'omobile tires, valued at $145, from
his machine, which was parked at
I Fifteenth and G streets northwest.
Thieves brok? into the Great Fella
acnoe house at Thirty-fourth i:i?l K
streets northwest an dstole bathing !
clothing find canoeing equipment
j valued at $40. The theft wa? d'r- '
covered by Lawrence Fitzgerald
2555 Rhode Island avenue northeast,
Alee Walker, 214.1 Tennsyivanl.i
avenue north A-est, reported lie j
from his home ofgo d-,watch and
chain valued at $100. . 1
Xhieves entered -he opartmont rf |
Miss A. M. Hanson. 300 East Capitol i
street, during her absence, and after *
ransacking the rooms, escaped, with ?
$40. Entrance was gained by bor- <
ing holes in the door and unlocking j
it from the inside. ^
Carl B. Ruth. 1862 Mint wood place. ,
reported that thieves entered his ,
apartment yesterday by using a du- '
plicate key and escaped with cfcth- <
ing and jewelry valued at $60.
Check This Time
W. W. Easterday. 31 years old.
1938- Calvert street northwest, was
taken into custody yesterday for
Atlantic City police in connection
witb the passing of a bogus check. '
Kasterday was recently convicted
here for conspiracy with "Nlelty" 1
Arnstein. Nick Cohn and Norman
Bowles to bring stolen securities
into the District.
Inspector Clifford U Grant, chief
of detectives, received the dispatch
from Atlantic City, and Detectives
O'Brien and Livington took Kasterday
Into custody and turned him
over to the United States marshal.
Easterday. after his conviction,
appealed for a newt rial and was
released on bond. Hh bond was
recalled yesterday his arrerft. ' '
/ Will Go t? Guatemala,
At the Invitation of the Guatemalan
government, the Foreign Service
School ef Georgetown Unlver-v.
sity will be represented at the cen-1
tennlal celebration In Guatemala
City. September 6 to 29, by. Frederick
Gill Is and Raymond MiHer.
Fire at Lynchburg. '
LYNCHBURG. Va.. AO*. 14.?
Fire tonight destroyed part' of tke
workshop and dry kiln of tfte American
Box Company a'hd a nearby
small building at a loss ef mora
than JM.OOO The origin is unknown.
* ' . .~ * * * : '
:n see fui
women who rec;ntly have submit
ted as "Miss Washington." They
(upper left); Mrs. Florence Barre
:ker, 1924 Seventeenth street nortl
Here in brief are the details 1
for the selection of "Miss Wash- |
Any woman in Washington or j
the suburbs Is eligible.
Submit a photograph to the I
Art Editor of The Herald, or see
the Art Kditor and arrange to I
| have one taken.
j Photographs wllj be accepted
until August 25. They will be
submitted to the Board of Judges
I August J6. The artists will ask
the ten most/attractive of the
young women to appear in person
and will select the one most
suited for the role of "Miss
The decision "will be made as
shortly thereafter as possible. 1
about August 28.
The Judges are: Dr. Mitchell j
Carroll, vice president of the
Washington Arts Club and editor
of Art and Archaeology;
Henry W. Bush-Brown, of the
Washington Arts Club, a well
known artist and sculptor; Dr.
Thomas A. Williams, of the
Washington Art* Club, an authority
on art; Cuno H. Rudolph.
CHARGES ARE FILED
When the Senate, in executive
'ension yesterday considered several
Presidential appointments with a
How to their conllrmatlon, it was
made known that charges against
the Integrity of Henry Lincoln
lohnson. colored appointed for recorder
of deeds of the District Of
Columbia, had been filed, and lacking
the time to investigate them,
the Senate referred Johnson's name
t>ack t6 the District Committee.
Senator Ball, of Delaware,.chairman
>' the committee, promised that a
subcommittee would be appointed
to investigate the charges.
Johnson stated on tile phone last
night that he did not know the nature
of the charges, nor who preferred
them, having received no notice
in regafd to the matter.
Sold Disabled Veterans'
Wares* Kept Cash, Charge
, Charged; with appropriating |8?
belonging to his employer. Thomas
James Wright.. 32, RlverdaJe, Md?
was arrested at hU place at employment,
1417 F street northwest
Wright was" engaged by James
Stephens in the sate or article*
made by disabled service men at
Walter Reed Hospital and other
places. He was arrested by Detective
Sergts. O'Brien and Livingston
"n a warrant sworn out by Stephen's,
who alleged that he accapted money
from three customers, totaling approximately
$??. which he failed to
turn over to his employer.
Two Fires; Damage, $100. V
Damage to the extent of S50 w-?
caused yesterday by flre of an unknown
origin .n the rfied in the rear
pf the home of Mrs. Minnie Krwln
tOOS New York avenue northwest.
Burning leaves in the rear yard set
?f. t(Uthe home of Th<rt??? Wood,
2I1S M street northweet. causing
damage to the extent of 150 late
yesterday afternoon. ,
Aoto Publicity~Men~to Meet.
The publicity committee of the
Washington Automotive Trade Association
will meet today at noon
at *138' Connecticut avenue northwe*.
tted their photographs to The
are:' Miss Elsie Chism Walker,
tt Parker, Wardman Park Hotel
District Commissioner, and
Rachrach, 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 departure Washington
merchants will make the following
additioas to her wardrobe:
IUzilc Brothers will give her
an evening gown; J. M. Giddlng
& Co.. an afternoon frock: the
Hecht Co.. a bathing suit; the
. Meyer's Shops, a traveling hatWilliam
Hahn & Co., shoes, an
Fellnger-s, S20 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 $5,000 golden
Venus, offered for the most
beautiful representative from
the various cities. .
She will be a central figure in
a serins of elaborate receptions,
ballo and entertainments.
OWNER OF FATAL
William L. White, owner of the
suitcase containing the revolver
which accidentally exploded in
Union Station last week causing the
death of Van Buren Hill, colored
porter, was arrested in* Hunsville,
Ala., yesterday. Headquarters i>etective*
Embrv left tne cny ,M,
night to deliver- White to the local
WTiite is wanted here for violating
the interstate eommerce law
which forbids a loaded weapon m
luggage and shipping It from on?
ei^ate-to another! According to th?
coroner's,"verditt. White is held responsible
for Hill s death.
Vacation Bible Softool
Pupils Present Pageant
Masterpieces of great painter:
Wer? reproduced ir\ tableaux lasl
inltht by the chl\dren,.t>f~ th?r. Mount
Vernon Place M; E. Chu^eji, Vacation
Bible Schoo( la a pageant held
ml the Sylvan Theater. '
- The "school s chorys <j? n?ore thar
80 children sang a "8h?kespearear
-Fantasy," and a pageant^- "Righti
of the ;dhild." by Prof. H. Augustine
?mlth. concluded tire program
Before , the pageant and betweer
the fcctf. H. Deane Shure. dlTectoi
of tl?e church choir, led the larg?
audience-In -a sihging program. \
Irish -Envoy Going: to Parley.
The pourparler between the Dai
Elreann and Great Britain in con
nectlon with peace negotiations wll
b* attended by Harry Boland. heai
of the Irish diplomatic mission ti
the Unltea States, who Is expvctei
to leave for Ireland Saturday.
BUILDS. BIG LINER
* BBLTAST Ang. 10.?Harlahd an<
Wolff, the Belfast shipbuilders,'har
Just begyn the construction of i
j2-00?-ton passenger liner for tl*
New Vortc service of the Holland
American IJne. .
The name qt th'e steamer wjll b
the Staiehdrjn *?d It will b? com
plated tri> llrt-. . /
IE STARS ,
FOW SOLDERS B
IN ACCIDENT A
Seren Others Near Sul
Fan Break* and 1
*\>ur -soldiers were severely 1
burned ?nd seven others narrowly I
escaped death by nu/rocatrbn yes- i
terday afternoon during a sham '
battle stayed at Camp Meade to i
demonstrate war tactics to the oi- <
villan soldiers attending the CM- *
vllians' Military Training Camp 1
at that place. I
The? accident Occurred when a
largy army tank b^me disabled '
through the breaking of a motor- !
driven fan which controls the ven-K
tllatlon within the vehicle. As the!;
gaseous fumes resulting from the
discharge of phosphorous bombs
began to Jill the compartment oc- !
cupied by" ten men. a rush wss 1
made fpr the door, which at that
time was being fired upon by \
squad of infantrymen, resulting in i
the severe Injury of those nearest 1
the . opening. , <
List ?f IiJirH. 1
The injured are: ,
Hergt. Chester A. Cravatt. pilot
of the tank, burned about the arms i
Private Louis Congro, seriously
burned about the arms, face and
hands. ? \
Private Anthony P. Logis. me- <
chanlc on the tank, burned on the <
arms and lacefptede about the
body by flying bits of the broken ^
fan. . * <|
p. Private Charles II. Docmpke. gun 1
helper, burned about the body. 1
Lieut. Russell O. Duff, of the Field
Artillery Reserves; Lieut. Howard
i Oriswell. of the Infantry Reserves;
! Pvt. John Klingl. Pvt. Jamrs I*
Morgan,.Pvt. Arthur R. Hoover. Pvt.
! Pertel Linguist and Pvt. Carroll-Syl;
vester, all of the Tank Corps, were
| nearly suffocated before they were
removed from the disabled tank.
The ill-fated tank, along with
eleven others, all named by soldiers j
In the regular army, were engager!
in a sham battle when the accident j
Pvt Congro. the first man to
reach the door of the tank, was preparing
to step out into the open-air
when a phosphorus bomb, thrown
by an infantryman.*>f the attacking
party, struck the side of the tarK.
discharging its fiery contents upoh
those nearest the door.
Congro fell to the ground, nad *he
other occupants of the tank were
Fifty Gallons of Whisky and:
25 Flasks Labelled "Cognac"
I Three persons were arrested yesI
terday in raids by revenue officers
i and the police in which more than
fifty gallons of liquor and a quan|
tlty of cognac were seized. In one
' of the raids Revenue Officer Harold
I Stephenson was slightlly injured,
he claims, in a tussle with a woman.
| The home of Mrs. Lizzie Brown.
I 215 E street northeast, was raided
by police of the Ninth precinct and
internal revenue agents. Search Gi
the house revealed five quarts of
liquor, the police say, and Mrs.
Brown was held in 1,500 bond at a
hearing before Commissioner Hitt
late In the afternoon.
As Stephenson entered the house,
Mrs. Brown sprang from behind a
curtain and slightly injured the officer
by Siting and kicking, according
to police. F. T. Rose. II. J. Fit** j
> Patrick. A. Sinclair and Precinct De- ,
tective Murphy succeeded in arresti
Charged with manufacturing, poe- |
sessing and selling, F. M. Myer was
arrested following a raid on his
> grocery and delicatessen store at
I 400 Fifth street northeast, by. revenue
agents and police of the Ninth j
In the raid, a still, 50 gallons of j
i corn whisky and other paraph^nalia
were seized, police say. Myer whs j
held under $3,000 bonds. The still. I
according to Precinct Detective
Murphy, was set up in a brick wall
, in the rear part of the cellar and
j was surrounded by barrels, jfcegs
Police of the First precinct ano
* revenue officers raided a near beer
saloon at 1002 Pennsylvania avenue
northwest, shortly before midnight
last night, and arrested Joseph Witt
on a charge of violating the na-%.,
p tional prohibition act.
The raid was concluded by Lleot.
Holme*, Detectives Fowler, sa#,
keld and Revenue Offfcer Stephen'
son. Twenty-five flasks of liquirff
labeled. **<jognac' was seized, the
[ police say. Witt was held in fl.QOO
I MIDSHIPMAN LOSES
LIBERTY FOR YEAR
; ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 10?Wd.
shlpman Frederick H. Teabe?u.
, member ol-the third class at the
United States Naval Academy, will,
not have "a# much as Ave minutes.'
"llOeifr" (or an entire year, and ht*,
pay will be docked 1*0 a month be1
cause he overstayed bis liberty
while seeing the sights of Chrla'
tianla, Norway, when Battleship
j Squadron, Jfo. I. was visiting there
, earliy In the summer. The sentence
Is regarded as unuauaHy severe.
It is subject to approval by
Secretary Denby. I
"* Teabeau Is from New Tork.
f ? ; =
South D*kotans to Picnic.
1 South Dskotans In this city wtll
t hold a picnic at Great Falls Sata
urday afternoon under the auspices
t of the Sbuih Dakota Society. A
- special car has been engaged from
the Washington and Old Dominion
t i Railway Company, leaving Thlrty
Wxth and. M streets northwest, at
t:? p. m. and returning tt l(t>. a.
lT CAMP MEADE
ffcoation When Tank
r times Explode.
forced to close the door and rsmiln
n the gas-filled tank for several
minutes with no moans of ventilation.
After tie heavy screen of
moke which hac been laid annul
:ne opposing forces had cleared,
-ongro was rushed to the ho*|>iua
?nd the other lnjuied and nsarly .
ufiocated men were rescued. H
All the time thl? too-real demonstration
of w.ir being ena
he civilian soldiert, among them
Company M, "Waanlngton's Owr.
?"i"e lined a'oiir the outakl/t* of
no-man's land.-' watching the
make-believe wr." not realising
hat eleven lives weit being en tanfered.
Physicians at the ramp hospital
stated laet night that none of the
injured men Were in a serious cousalon,
although several suffered
Thia afternoon, the civilian sol- ,
Jiers will be introduced to cavalry
warfare, when a company of cavalrymen
will stage a sham war on |
The camp forces are continuing
their offensice on camp'rations and i
, y"' have increased |
Jally. At present, according to
^amp officers, they are eating four
times ay much as the regular solJjers.
They are alowed 75 cents a
day fer rations. wMIe the regular
toldlern must and do exist on 26
certs a day. The company cooks,
however, are the only ones who are
HulferiiiK* from the offensiev.
Intensive plans are being made
tor tile entertainment. Friday night
there will be a dance In the gymlabium,
and nearly 1,000 men have
declared their intention of attending.
as well an hundreds of yoong
women from Baltimore and Washl
Welfare Watched. .
The physical welfare of the boys
is Leing watched with great dill- I
rcnce. A shallow creek about onehalf
mile from the camp has been
deepened by the use of dynafoite
and is furnishing a swimming ho.# I
Jor several hundred.
Long, Long Wait
A/ter lying in wait for fifty hours.
Detectives Fowler and Salkeld were
finally rewarded by the appearance j
of two colored youths wanted for a j
number of charges of housebreak- !
ing. The men arrested are James II. j
Byers and Henry Wilson, both of i
26 F street northwest.
Tipped off by telephone Monday,
and armed with a description of the I
men. the officers proceeded to North \
Capitol and G. streets, where they j
stuck to their posts until the al- t
leged housebreakers appeared.
After a grilling, the men admitted I
breaking into the barber shop j
owned by A. Pappas. 406 4 Ninth
stifreet northwest, several days ago. !
and stealing goods valued at $1*0.
consisting of raxors and hair clip- j
pers. and $30 in cash. Entrance was
gained by smashing "the rear win- j
dow. police say.
They also admitted breaking into J
the cleaning and repairing establishment
of Morris Mettlow. at 606.
Fourteenth street northwest, and
stealing five suits of clothes. This J
robbery, according to the police, oc- j
curred on the night of June 9.
A .large portion of the goods pre
viouslv stolen has been recovered by j
ELKS OF VIRGINIA
NAME M. P. WARD
j CHARLOTTESVII.lt: r* Aug. to.,
|?The twelfth annual meeting of j
| the Virginia State Association of j
[ Elks adjourned todav t ? meet tho
I third Tuesday in June. 1S22. at the
National Elks Home at Bedford City. J
These officers were elccted: PreSy J
'dent, M. P. Ward, of Newport News;
first /Ice president, William "U. :
Wood, of Charlottesvill ?: second vice J
president, J. B. Sfsed. of Richmond:
third vice president. it. M.? Mac- j
Leary, of RufTolk; se.^r~,ar>'. K- j
Hawthorne, of Charlottesville; t?csurer,
John B. Bliley. of Richmond:
chaplain, the Rev. Edcrar Carpenter,
of Alexandria; ser*e.int-a:-n *ms.
Charles M. Cutting, of South Rich-1
Reports submitted at" l.??incl
session showed that tno in-mber?hip 1
of the order in the State had nearly
doubled In the past three years.
Delegates and visiting Elks were
entertained today at a barbecue at
Wilton," the country home of J. j
Anderson Chisholm. former president
of the association.
' - Policemen Promoted.
John E. Kennedy and Elias Stanton
have been appointed to the i
Metropolitan Police Department, j
Maj. Qessford. puperintendent of police,
announced yesterday. Owen
Jackson, of the Third precinct, was
promoted to patfol driver; James
Tolson, of the Ninth precinct, was
transferred to the motorcycle force,
and. Andrew Faulkner, of the Eighth
nreelnct; Earnest Hiser. of the
TenUi precinct, and Edgar Holmes,
of the Ninth precinct,, were made
By a decision of the General Assembly
of the Presbyterian Church
of England, women.now are eligible
to the eldership and deaconship.
ELECT1IC IIORS H
hs Eltetrie t Sas Svppiy Ct.
11 1-S tlh StTMt. f
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pr - m
STKrHRS F. hltAVKII \, i, I
* ?,?l^n ?i|irr|ntrHeal fibHe
KckMla la tkr District. He
. ? btftl lu the laeal !? ?*?lie
kIinIi >M (>r*rfr Wa?hiMtM
I Bhrnllj, aad ba* j'
bfea ri(i(H - la ><?f ttoaal
work la ,(bf INi|rirt far tke
|M?t twratf >eara.
>uarra?i> HiwalUaai arllflra
have brfa pabllab^ ky
tar. Urauirr la varlaaaa aagariae?
nnd he la tke aatbar af a
aaaber af edurntloaal leriMirv
lie In al?a aulhar af a kaak
Great Cities la tbe 1 ailed
Hale*." i ? la a aaeaaker af tke
llaard af Trade aad Odd Pellawa.
He llvra at 1725 kJIkaarae
Workman Crashes Through
Glass (o Floof of Anacostia
Whit* repairing tke skyUirht >?-,
terday on the Anacostia nnk. 2021'
Nichols avenue southeast. "William
Giovanni. 20. S1S1 Tenth street
southeast, lost his footing and,
crashing through the plate glass. (
fell SO feet to the floor inside the
Giovanni was carried into the
presidents private office and first-]
aid treatment was administered by
Dr. Kalph Harnett. 201? Nichols |
avenue southeast, after . which hej
was taken to the Casualty Hospital, j
Giovanni's condition is reported so-,
William Brumley. 40. 723 B street |
southeast, was severely cut abouthe
left wrist when he. was struct-1
by a falling iron bar at the Wash '
ington terminal yards shortly afte4
p. m. yesterday. Me was treated
at the Casualty Hospital.
Seized with an epileptic fit while
approaching the stairway of a local
hotel last evening .Sylvester rarker
colored. H, S12 G street soutnwes*.
fell down one flight, sustaining a
deep laceration of the head and
bodily bruises, ell was taken to
Casualty Hospital, where his condition
is reported serious.
George Iiright l^eart colored. 10.
17 Jackson street northwest, was
struck l'? a taxieab operated oy
Henry J. LeaeDu. 1226 North Capitol
street, early last evening while
"laying In the street near his home.
He was taken to the Sibley Hospital
suffering from bruises to the tiody
While playing in the street near
his home yesterday, 4-year-old Kit
R. Rakns'n. 4S0 E street southwest.
struck oy an automobile
operated by E. J. Kelley. 454 Eleventh
street southwest, and injured
about the face and body.
Hogan Speaks Tonight.
Representative Michae^. J. Hosan.
of New York, will address Abraham
Lincoln Council. American Aasociation
for the Recognition of the Irish
Republic, at 8:1? lonicht at Fourteenth
street and Park mad northwest.
A committee of 100 veteran**
of the civil, Spanish-American and
world wars will be present.
framed for its flavor!
3HLMAN WANTS \
TRAFFIC COURT TO |
Says Police Courts Unable
to Handle All
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POLICE MAKE DRIVES?
Ordered to . Serve Attach ;
ments on Flagrant
"I do not believe that a Polite jj
Court of the District of Columbia
can handle the enormous ntimber |
of cases that would come before It V
If the necessary changes to prevent *
the lawless driving of vehiclees sre ^
made, and therefore If am In favor 4
of the creation of a traffic court to *
handle these cases." Representative
Frederick X. Zihlman. of Mary
land, declared yesterday.
"A judge given .exdaslve Juris- ^
diction would soon be 'familiar m
with persistent violators of the (aw m
and their disregard for human life
and property would soon cease,' ^
according to Zihlman. ?
"ome improvement in condidtions ?
have followed the new refutations
under which'motor vehicle drivers*
must demonstrate their ability to J
drive be'fore a card is issued, which m
has recently taken the place c.f m
the old method of selling a driver's m
license as postage stamps are seld
in the postoffice. In 191S there ^
were eighty-six deaths, and in *
ISIS seventy-six?and this hss .
been reduced to sixty-one, notwith- ^
standing the fact that the number *
of motor vehicles licensed In the *
District have Increased."
Pat Fear la Hearts.
"When the operator is made to ~
feel that the issuing of a driver's
card carires responsibility and an %
Obligation to the public as well, and
t.'.at he wil be held to strict accountability.
and that heavy pen- j
uKics will be imposed for flagrat&t
1 major offefnscs. reckless driving ?
will cease, and the number of acci- 9
, dents will decrease."
"From December 1, ltlf, to November
30. if20. there were 4.#00
I motor vehicle accidents in the Dis- ~
1 trict of Cqlumbia, which resulted in m
sixty-one ocaths and 605 were in- ?
"There were 21.519 arrests on
! charges of violation of traffic laws.
[rules and regulations, of which
umber 1.402 were convicted and *
1 ?.???> forfeited collateral." Zerlman
pointed out: "The procedure in the _
restrict courts of allowing violaIters
to post s small fee and forfeit
their collateral and then not appesi
It* largely responsible for the dis
?erard of traffic laws and regula}
Hons, and should be abolished.*'
Order ef Pellee.
f Escaping the full penalty of the ^
I law in speed.ng cases by the for
[teiture of a small collateral was '
I end* d yesterday by sn order of Maj
I Oessford's to al police captains, in'
structing them to serve attachments
| u- all flagrant violators of the
This order. It Is understood, was .
the result of conferences attended **
; by the police court judges. Capt ^
Ovster and Maj. Oessford. Collateral
forfeiture will only be per- :
mitted in cs*es where the offender ^
ho- exceeded the limit by a mil* ^
or two. ?
We are not looking for trouble. ?
| Commissioner Oyster declared lsst %
I night, "but we are seeking to pre- j
vent the all too frequent \lolations ^
'of the speed laws which have been
I brought to our attention for some time.
The efforts of the police
i should be rewarded by penalties
j which will tend to break up this
riaes f#f Day.
I.lovd N. Young. 25 years old.
[colored, of 170* Fifteenth street
northwest, was fined fiO by Judge m
McMahon for runninc thirty-five
jniles per hour on Sixteenth street ?
on Tuesday. Arrested by Policeman
I F. T. Tyser. who said that ^ oung
'did not even slow down for irosa|
The sort of work that has
earned the indorsement 01
the motoring public?the sort I
of work that can be done I
only by competent workmen. I
working under ideal condi- I
tions and under the direction I
of a leadc who personally I
supervises every job and |..
takes pride in making every I'
jofc a perfect one. pi
Semmes Motor Co. I
613 to <19 G St. N.W.' I:
. SMITH GAUGES.
Manager Paint Dept..