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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, MONDAY, APBIL 29, 1912.
MORGUE SHIP IS
White Star Line Takes Ex
tra Precautions to Pre
HALIFAX, N. 8., April 29.-The Mack-ey-Bennett,
with the Titanic victims on
board, may not reach hero until 0
o'clock Tuesday morning. Captain Lrd
ner today sent a wireless dispatch to
the Whlto Star agent here announcing
that he Is belntr delayed by bad weather.
A black-bordered, printed announce
mertt was Issued by tho Whdlte Star
uno Dearing grim instructions outlining
tho red tapo. that would be necossarv to
i A black-clad, tremulous, forengn-looking
girl of little more than twenty, with tho
gruesome bulletin In her hand, pleaded
nnxlously with tho White Star ofneors
for Information as to when the Mackay
Bennett would dock. The eternal ques
tion In Halifax today was, "When will
Bhe be In?"
Tho black-clad girl was a Titanic sur
vivor, the maid of Scnora Victor Pon
asco. Senora Penasco was lying pros
trated with grief at tho Plaza Hotel,
In New York, and tho little maid,
shouldering the grief of her mistress,
had come to Halifax to aearch among
the unidentified bodies for that of Senor
Penasco, brother-in-law of Premier Ca
nalejas, of Spain, who was left on tho
Captain Lardner had but 100 coffins
aboard the vessel, and he was carrying
the remainder of his death cargo packed
, In Ice and wrapped In burlap and can
vas. These bodies as soon as they
reach the dock tho authorities planned
to place In coffins. They were then to
be' hurried Into the city, tho Identified
dead to a local undertaker and the un
identified dead to a local skating rink,
'temporarily transformed Into a morgue.
There they wero to be embalmed, placed
In caskets, and exposed to view.
Here Is where- the authorities feared
scenes of horror when grlef-strlcken
relatives lifted tho linen veils that hid
distorted faces In the search for the
iamlllar reatures. The utmost pre
cautions to prevent panto or disorder
,had been takon, but the news from the
wackey-Bennett that most of tho
(bodies had been Identified obviated to
a great extent tho probability of tho
terrible scenes which the authorities
Then, again, but fow of the anxious
watchers were close relatives of tho
dead they come to seek Many of them
were lawyers or undertakers authorized
to take charge by stricken men and
women too wrought up with grief to
take up personally the gruesome task.
It was expected that the efforts of the
White Star line and the authorities to
prevent the relatives and friends from
crowding to the dock would be suc
cessful. They urged that the watchers
wait until the bodies had been pre
pared for view at the undertaking rooms
and the morgue, hoping In this way to
prevent the scenes of horror expected
at the dock If tho watchera entered the
Allan Liner Helps
Morgue Boat in
Handling of Bodies
ST. JOHN, New Brunswick, April
29. Gruesome aid to tho Mackay
Bennett, bound for Halifax with the
death cargo of the Titanic disaster
was glvyi by tho Allan liner Sardin
ian, docked at St. Johns, according
to her captain. The Sardinian receiv
ed a wireless message from the Mock-ey-Bennett
at 4:10 a. m., April 23.
She was then near the scene of the
Tltanlc's death struggle. The mes
"Recovering bodies of the Titanic,
could you, In passing, let us have
all tho canvas and burlap that
you can spare?"
At 7 o'clock the Sardinian hailed
the Mackay-Bennett and sent aboard a
boat load of canvass and burlap to
wrap the Ice packed bodies that
crowded the cable ship. Captain Mc
Klllop of the Sardinian said the Mack-ay-Uennett
Informed him there were
then 200 bodies aboard.
"We saw a lot of wreckage In that
neighborhood," said the captain, "such
as cabinet furniture, chairs, desks,
ramp stools and life preservers. Wo
passed close to two bodies but did not
try to recover them as the Macky
Bennett was close by. One was appar
ently that of a woman wearing seal
skin coat, but I could not tell what the
other was. There was one on either
side of us, thirty or forty yards away."
The Sardinian, passing through the Ice
field, also spoke the Mlnla. bound to re
lieve the Mackay-Bennett on her quest.
NEW YOKK, April 29. The White
Sta line announced today that it had
conjfrmed th fact that the Ky of
Fred Sutton was on hoard the Mackay
Bennett. It also stated that the name
"W. Hanton," originally sent out, had
been Identified as that of W. HInton,
one of the Tltanlc's firemen.
(Joseph Evans, Colored,
Wins Honor at College
Joseph H. B. Evans, colored, son of
Dr. and Mrs. Wilson Bruce Evans, has
been elected to membership In the Phi
Beta Kappa Society of tho University
Young Evans Is a graduate of the
Armstrong Manual Training School, of
this city, and was graduatc-d fiom the
University of Michigan In February
last, completing his course there In
three years and a half.
An ovation and shoulder ride waa
given to Evans by tho bojs of the
senior class of the Armstrong School
at tho noon recess. "
Rev. E. C. Galleher
Takes Charge Here
The Rev. E. C. Galleher, the new
pastor of Ryland Methodist Episcopal
Church, has assumed his duties here.
For five years he was at Union Square
Methodist Episcopal Church. Baltimore,
Md , and takes the place here of the
Rev Benjamin W. Weeks.
LaBt Friday night the pastor and
bride were given a reception in the
church by members of the congregation
and friends from other churches. Vocal
solos were given by Mrs. Milton L.
Odell, Miss Maud Harding, and Maurice
Fltsgeiald. William Leishear gave a
vlol.n solo. Several addresses of wel
come were made
Travel Literature Shown.
Scores of visitors In Washington, as
well as residents here, are taking ad
antoge of the collection of summer
tiuvH literature on exhib'tion In the
tifeioi.ie room of the Publls Library.
Tim collection Is complete, showing:
popular vacation resort to be retched
all tho railroads and steamship
Showing Progress Being Made on Columbus Memorial
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FEATURES OF POST
OFFICE BILL FACE
Parcels Post to Have Easy
Sailing and Early Vote
With Btlft fights certain on a half doz
en different legislative features, the post
office appropriation bill Is nearlng a
vote In tho House. Tho measure con
tains, perhaps, more legislation than
was ever before carried In an appro
priation budget, and tho House has
adopted a special rule, making such
legislation "In order," that hero may
be a vote on parcels post and other In
novations In tho postal service.
It Is hoped to conclude the debate on
the bill by tho end of the current week.
A roll call vote probably will be de
manded on the legislative clauses of the
bill, which, except for the special nils,
would have been subject to points of
The following Important legislative
"riders" are carried in tho bill:
Provision for the establishment of a
parcel post, and In addition an experi
mental parcels post on strictly rural
Tho creation of a commission to make
a two years' study of the advisability
of an unlimited parcels post, with uni
form rates or "tone" system rates.
The temoval of the "gag" from the
mouths of postal clerks, thereby re
voking the Executive order which for
bids them to petition Congress for re
dress of grievances or to affiliate with
The Shackelford good roads bill. This
"rider" provides a unique scheme for
Federal aid to good roads by requiring
the Federal Government to pay a gradu
ated toll for the use of all State and
county highways over which the rural
malls are carried.
The Goeko bill, another Important
"rider," which provides for the con
demnation of the express companies by
the Government and the establishment,
under the Postofflce Department, of an
The Barnhart amendment, requiring
all newspapers to print conspicuously
each day the names of the owners,
stockholders, and directors of the pub
lication. A provision which requires that after
July 1, 1917, none except Bteel cars shall
be used In the railway mall service.
It Is exnected that parcels post will
huve comparatively 7laln Hilling In
the House. consMorlnix the fact that
there nus been more or less agitation In
its favor for years. Other legislative
features of th" nos'offtce bill will be
hard fought Tho special rule provides
inorolv for their consirtoratlon. and the
adopiton of the ruls does not forecast
the llnnl approval of some of tho radical
propositions contained In th3 appro
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Funeral Services for
Mrs. Wunder Tomorrow
Funeral strvlces for Mrs. Anna M.
Wunder, widow of George Ott Wunder
and mother of Dr. W. II. Wunder, of
this city, who died at tho home of her
son-in-law, Frank Upman, In Living
stone Heights, Va., yesterday, will be
held from the Upmun rcsldenco tomor
row afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Interment
will be In Congressional Cemetery.
Mrs. Wunder, who was seventy-four
years otd, was a native of Dumfrccse,
Va., and reBlded for many years in
Alexandria county. Bhe was an enthu
siastic Sunday school worker for Balls
ton Presbyterian Church, of which she
was a member since Its foundation In
1S72. Besides her son, Dr. Wunder, of
this city, Mrs. Wunder Is mirvlved by
two daughters Mrs. J. R. T. Garrett
and Mrs. Frank Upman, of Alexandria
Degree Team Will
Attend State Meet
The degree team of Brlghtwood Tent,
No. 5, Knights of tho Maccabees, has
accepted an Invitation to attend the
Maryland Stato Convention of Macca
bees, to be held In Frederick, Md., June
6. Tho team will exemplify degrees on
100 candidates. E. W. Bnoots Is captain
of tho team. Weekly drill are being
held, so that the men will be In perfect
form to, Initiate tho candidates.
Tho selection of tho Brlghtwood Tent
team out of riboiA fifty teams In- Mary
land, Virginia, and the District la
qute a compliment, and Captain Snoots
and his men hope to live up to the
reputation they have established.
1). W. Gall, State deputy commander
for tho District and Virginia, leaves
tonight for a trip In Virginia. He at
tends a public meeting of the Macca
bees In Norfolk Wednesday night and a
meeting In Portsmouth Friday night.
Youthful 'Cellist to
Be Heard This Evening
Eleven-year-old Alfonso Vanpouckc,
considered a wonderful 'cellist for his
age, will bo heard this evening tor the
first time since returning from his mu
sical studies abroad at the National
Park Seminary, where the Forest (Hen
Band, under tho direction of hla father,
J. L. Vanpoucke, will give u conce.-t.
Besides numerous selections by the
band, other attractions have been edded
to the program. Mrs. Walter W'marth.
soprano; Miss Itlchte McLean con
tralto: J. E. S. Klnsclla, bass, and Carl
Vas and H. Vanpoucke, pianists, will
take part In tho program besides ;he
members of the band.
Lorado Taft, Sculptor,
Is 52 Years Old Today
Lorado Taft. of Chicago, sculptor of
the statue of Columbus which, still
veiled, has been swung Into place In the
Columbus Memorial on the Union Sta
tion plaza, is fifty-two years old today.
This Is the birthday also of Mary Man
nerlng, who confesses to thirty-six
vents; of Dr. Albert A. Mirphroo. presi
dent of the University of Florida, who
Is forty-two, and Herman LeRov Fair
child, president of the Geological So
ciety of America, who Is sixty-two
years old. Major-General Arthur Mur
ray, In command of tho western divis
ion of the United States Army, Is sixty
one years old today.
IN STATION PLAZA
Hundreds Enjoy Watching
Men At Work on Statue
Throngs of people at all hours of the
day, and up until 12 o'clock at night.
And a peculiar fascination in watcning
the stonecutters and sculptors at work
on the big Columbus memorial on the
Union Station plaza.
And It Is not often either that peoplo
get to see as flno work as Is being
done by tho large force of men. In
fact, some of the work Is so delicate the
slightest slip of a chisel would ruin a
piece of marble, and possibly delay the
unveiling of the monument. The cutters
are experts, real artists, and to lovers
of such art their work Is fully appre
ciated. An Idea of the delicate work being
done by the stonecutters may be ob
tained by looking at the huge ball rep
resenting the world. In every respect
it comes up to geographical require
ments as to shape.
At the present time there are about
forty cutters and sculptors at work on
tho memorial. They are working night
and day in order to have everything In
readlnesB for tho unveiling on June 8.
A Great Aid in the Dairy
.Professor Dean'8 first advice to
dairymen Is "Clean tle palls, cans
and separators thoroughly, at least
once or twice a day."
Soap and water remove surface dirt
but they do not thoroughly remove
all the little gorms which sour and
taint the milk. The greatest of all
cleansers Is Oold Dust washing pow
der. It not only removes all tho
visible dirt and grease, but goes deep
after every trace of Impurity, and
leaves the milk palls, cans and bot
tles really clean, wholesome and safe.
Moreover, it does the work more
quickly and easily than any other
In an effort to raise J5.000 for the Cos
mopolitan Baptist Church, which will
receive a gift of this amount If this
money Is raised, Is being made by mem
bers of the church and a number of
colored societies In the District. T.he
money must be raised In sixty days.
The True Reformers will hold a rally
Sunday, May 12. The United Order of
Bt. Luke's holdB a rally on Sunday, May
1!). The United Order of Odd Fellows of
America meet Sunday. Mav 26. other
meetings have been arranged until tho
middle of June. At a rally at tho church
ast night several hundred dollars was
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"Daddy, please put this in the bank'
The Alford Letter Tliat'a the One.
The teaion behind the "Pull" of the
Alford letter If that every letter li ac
cepted a a direct peraonally dictate! let
ter. That geti you "cloaer" to your
Telephone for aamplei: Main TS0.
ALFOnn LETTBIl COMPANY,
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Are you teaching
your children the
habit of saving?
"As the twig is bent, so the bough will grow." It is a duty of
every parent to impress upon the child the importance of saving.
Teach the child that a part of all money that comes into its possession
should be put into the bank and that idea will follow through life.
Allow it to spend every penny, as a child, and you are cultivating hard
ship for later years.
With one dollar or more you can open a savings account at our
bank for your youngster. Then teach the habit of adding every dime
or penny that can be spared.
The small amounts grow into a wonderful total before the child
has a real need, and we are increasing it all the time with 3 compound
interest. We also pay interest on checking accounts.
Do the right thing for YOUR child open a savings account today.
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1136 Conn. Ave.
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Pa. Ave. and 20th St. n. w.
Soda crackers are ex
tremely sensitive to
Before the advent of
Uneeda Biscuit the only
persons who ever tasted
fresh, crisp soda crackers
were the people in the
Now that we have
Uneeda Biscuit we have
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