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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TUESDAY, XA3f 28, 1913.
Ipederation Passes Resolu
l tions and Send Copy to
t District Committee.
Resolutions In favor of the Jones
(Worka excise bill, i which recently
'fassed the Senate and now Is before
line District Committee In the House of
Representatives, were passed by the
IJParftor'a Federation at a meeting yes
terday afternoon. The resolutions fol
low: "Resolved, first, That we commend
ithe Jones-Works excise bill recently
.passed by the Senate and now before
the House Committee on the District
"Second we respecuuiiy urge tne
House Committee to report favorably
on said bill at the earliest date possi
ble, and durlnp the present session of
''Third That a copy of these resolu
tions be sent to eacn member of the
House Committee on the District of
The Rev. Dr. "William I. McKenhey
and the Rev. Dr. Donald C. MacLeod
'made short talks In favor of the bill.
Officers for the year were elected alter
the resolutions were passed. Those
elected were the Rev. Dr. J. W. R.
Bumwalt, president; Dr. S. H. Wood-
V. Hewlett, second vice president; the
liev. rranii u. Henson, secretary; ana
the Rev. Dr. A. W. Spooner, treasurer.
House May Grant
Land to Burbank
Federal .grant of 7,680 acres of Cali
fornia desert land to Luther Burbank,
the "plant wizard," to expoilment In
propagating; .spineless cactus for stock
food has been recommended by the
House Fubllo Lands Committee.
Mrs. James Creamer, Who Was Up in Night to Care for
Child, Sees Blaze, and Warns Sleeping Family
in Time Police Investigating.
i WASHINGTON TIME3 BUREAU,
ANACOSTIA, D. C. MAT 25.
That the malicious effort to flrd the
dwelling of James Craig, resident of the
cteel plant road, near Glcsboro', at
night, while his family and himself lay
In bed asleep, was thwarted through the
vigilance of a woman, Who had arisen
to care for her restless child, Is regard
ed as probable In the light of the lnvcs
tlgatlon that is being made. Mrs. James
Creamer, a relative, whose homo Is closo
to that of Craig, was attracted by the
glare of fire In her neighbor's yard. She
looked out of the window and discov
ered the blaze on the porch of the Craig
The Investigation made so far Indi
cates that an effort was directed first
toward setting the rear of the building
on fire. Matches were found lying about
there, while the side of the houso was
Craig Is employed at the steel works
at Qlesboro . According to his state
ments and those of his family they have
A meloncholy Interest attended tlie nd
mlcslcn to the Government Hospital for
the Ins'Jne yesterday ecnln: of a de
tachment of old solfllers sent from the
Danville, 111., branch of the National
Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldier.
There wer sixteen veturans of the civil
var In the party committed to the hos
pital, and the youngest among them
appeared to be over sevent-five yeam
cf n;e. Drooped and tottering, with
s-nlle dementia pictured In their bear
in?, they were glad the trip was over.
Tnev l cached the city under escort,
and woro tPniovod to the asvlum In
two busps, togethor with their baggage.
Generally twice each vear the various
branches of ih National Homes for
Plinblei Volunteer Soldiers Bend their
Insane men to the Government Honpi
teL Ot ly a few days ago ix aged cx
Baldlern were sent In from Johnson,
Cltv, Tnn., the youngest of whom was
Bcvenl) s iven years old.
Mr. and Mrs. George Baxter, of V
street, have been aummdned to Greens
boro, N. C, whore George Jackson, the
aged father of Mrs. Baxter, Is dead.
Dr. William A. White, superintendent,
hospital, has gone to Boston, Mass., to
attend a convention of medical men. Ho
will return In tlmo for the exercises of
next Friday evening at the hospital, at
which time the NurBes' Training Stfhool
will hold its commencement.
Mrs. James Severn arid children, of
Maple View avenue, have gone to Bal
timore, Md to stay fnr a time with
TO HAVE I
LIGHTS BY AUTUMN
Entire Neighborhood to
Illuminated by In
IS HURT BY FALL
Harold L. MacDonald Strikes His
Head After Plunging i
Mr. and Mrs. George H. Bedlnger,
who havo been visitors from Tokyo,
Japan, with Mrs. L. V. McGlll. the
latter being her niece, at 1235 W. street,
have gone to Boston, Mass., to visit
Mr. Bedlngcr's relatives. They are
missionary teachers in the Episcopalian
University In Tokyo, and this Is their
first visit home In three years. They
will go back to Japan In August.
There was'a smash-up on Good Hope
road near tho Gorman Orphan Asylum
this morning shortly after 12 o'clock,
when an automobile and a one-horse
wagon collided. The wagon was being
driven to the city by William Butler,
colored, of Rockville, Md., and con
tnlnerf hln wife, a two-months' old
child, and himself. The automobile was
In charge of John Watson, and Is own
ed by Dr. J. A. Watson, of 2101 Nichols
The occupants of the' wagon were
Election Breaks Tie Vote.
In a special election held In Somer
set, Md.. yestordav to select a town
councilman for a term of two years
James A. Nelson was elected. On May
6 an election was held, but resulted In
a tie. and Mayor W. W. Brtggs called
for a special vote yesterday.
Flans for Improving the street light
ing in the eastern section of the city
were approved today by the Commis
sioners. Ono-hundred-candlepower Incandescent
electric lamps are to be Installed In the
thoroughfares surrounding the Capitol,
Congressional Library, Sennato and
House office buildings, and the Union
Station, and In Delaware avenuo from j
the Union Station plaza to the Capitol
grounds and East Capitol street from
First to Thirteenth street, including the
four sides of Lincoln Park. The lamps
are similar In style to those surround-,
lng tho Whlto Houso and Treasury
Elliott Woods, superintendent of the
Capitol building and grounds, has un
der consideration, also, a plan for Im
proving the lighting system In the
grounds by the substitution of the elec
tric lamps for the present Inclosed arc
The Increased cost of tho street light
ing for tho first year Is estimated by
W. C. Allen, electrical engineer, at J7.156.
To defray this added oxpenso the Com
missioners have decided to postpone the
Installation of a new lighting system In
F and G streets northwest, and to apply
the appropriation of $6,9.10 contained In
their estimates for this purpose to the
Improvement around the Capitol
grounds.. Threo months ago tho ques
tion of contributing towards the cost of
Improved lighting in these streets In a
manner similar to that adopted by the
Commissioners In Seventh strcot was
submitted to the merchants, who were,
however, unablo to agreo to the pro
posal. The Installation of now lights
around Iowa circle also will be post
poned and the appropriation of ll.226.CS
applied to. the Improvement around the
Work will begin soon after the appro
priation is available, July 1, and It is
expected the (new system will be In
operation by early fall.
Falling down a flight of stairs at tho
republican Club, 1317 E street north
west, early today, Harold I MacDon
nld, a well-known portrait painter, with
a studio at 1609 F)iutcenth street north
west, was seriously injured. '
Picked up In an unconscious condition,
Mr. MacDonald was taken In an ambu
lance to the Emergency Hospital, where
It was feared at first he had received a
fracture of the (skull. Later ho re
gained consciousness, and, after a sec
ond examination, the surgeons said they
believed he was suffering only from
concusslcn. While his condition is seri
ous, it !o said he will recover.
Mr. MucPonald bal Just started diWn
tbe stairs leading to the street, when
tie lost his balance nnd fell the entlro
kngth of the flight, bis head striking
on tho stone flooring at tho irattom.
TO DIVORCED WIFE
Atlanta Man Leaves Instructions
I To Friend Before Ending
SAN FB.ANCISCO. May 2S.-Lcaving
a noto nsklng ia friend to be sure to
certify to his death so that hid dl-
vorced Wife mlisht collect life- Insuranco
amounting to moro than 120,000, Joseph
West RoblnsOn. member of a wealthy
family at Atlanta, Ga.. iitdcd his life
by firing a revolver bullet Into his
mouth nt tho Goldi-n West Hotel.
In the note, which was addressed to
Robert Gr.inl. living at tho Hclel Nor
miindte, Robinson desired that no at
tention be pnld to disposing of hs borfy.
Ho woe wlllttg to be "burled in the
rotters' fle'd by the city, he intimated.
Udt wani-a n'e wire to com-ct nis in
surance. ""Another not was addressed to Rob
inson!s wlf. who. before her marriage
was Lucy Stld, of Rome, G. Tho Rob.
irnons weie 'livoreed six vears ago. and
Mrs. Roblnsi-n Is now living with their
three children In rasf-dona. Word was.
Rent to her thcrn todav. The suicide
I occurred yesterday.
A Remedy No Family
Should Do Without
No matter how healthy a human Do
ing may be, it Is safe to say that not
many months are passed without some
obstruction of the bowels; In other
words, constipation, even if only temp
orary. Tho bloating, the dull feeling may
start after the evening meal. If a lax
ative is not taken that night it is certain
that sleep will not be sound, and you
will awaken unrefreshed.
Hence, It Is Important for you and for
all the members of your family that a
good, reliable laxative be always kept
In the houso for Just such emergency.
It is sure to be needed, and when needed
you want it at hand. No family that is
careful of its health can do without
such a remedy. But the question of
which remedy to havo at hand is also
of vast Importance.
The laxative most highly recommend
ed by the majority of intelligent Ameri
cans as being best for babies and
grownups Is Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pep
sin. It Is a llnuld. laxatlve-tonlc mild.
vand never grlpeB, is effective on robust
pcopie ana can oe given wun oaieiy
to an infant. Children like it because
of these gentle qualities and because
it Is pleasant to the taste.
It Is the best all-around remedy you
can have In the house for any dlsordor
of tho stomach, liver, or bowels, and
many people like Mrs. W. A. Craig, 1020
Pa. ave. S. E., Washington, D. C, and
Rev. C. W. Hick, 150 Ohio ave., Charles
ton, W. Va., say they would as soon be
without the necessities as without Dr.
Caldwell's 8yrup Pepsin.
Anyone wishing to make a trial of this
rcmedv before buying it in the regular
way or a druggist at uriy cents or one
dollar a large bottle (family size) can
have a sample bottle sent to the home
free of charge by simply addressing Dr.
W. B. Caldwell. 405 Washington Bt,.
Montlcello, III. Tour name and address
on a postal card will do.
If you only knew what pleasure the
Victor-Victrola brings into your home, you
wouldn't be without one for a single day.
E. F. DROOP & SONS CO.
1300 G Street
rHEN you consider that a VICTROLA can be bought for
$15, there is really uttie excuse tor your not having
AYw A rr we inaugurated the plan of
1 ear .MgO sending out Victrolas on
30 DAYS' FREE TRIAL
Hundreds availed themselves of our offer; then they were
skeptical about our claims for the Victor; today they are staunch,
"boosters" for the Victrola.
The Machine Costs Nothing
Any responsible person may have a Victrola for 30 days'
free trial; ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS BUY THE RECORDS
that you want. If you want to buy the Victrola at the end of 30
days small monthly, payments will settle for it
Let us tell you more about it here.
Any Victor dealer in
any city in the world'
will gladly play any
music you wish to hear.
$15 to $200
Victors, $10 to $100 -
Victor Talking Machine Company
Camden, N. J.
NOTICE: In additlon to-our large-wholesale
and retail business here, we main.
tain a foupstory building exclusively for Victor
and Edison trade in- Baltimore. Prompt service
Sanders & Stayman Co.
1327 F Street
Large Stock of all
Victors and Victrolas
from $15 up
Monthly Terms Arranged
Carefully selected stock of RECORDS always ready.
You are cordially invited to visit our VICTOR DEPART
MENT, where you can hear your favorite artist undisturbed.
Victor-Victrola XVI, $200
Mahogany or quartered oak
Complete Line of
Victor Talking Machines
"Just As You Step in Off the Street."
The Largest and Handsomest Victrola
Department in this City
A Complete Stock
$15 to $200
O. J. De Moll & Co.
Cor. 12th and G Sts. N. W.
Every Record Made
and Every Record a
Fresh, New Record
.--JJjL & :jl
The KNABE PIANO
1212 G Street
D.G. PFEIFFER, Vice-Pres.-Mgr.
All the New Records
From $15 to $200
Can Be Found in Our
Talking Machine Dept.
Percy S. Foster
Mason & Hamlin and Other Pianos
Phones H. 317-318 1330 G St
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ordered to bring
The Beer of Quality
This is the beverage beyond
compare, and is appropriate for
all times and occasions. Whole
some and refreshing a delight
to the eye and the palate the
perfection of brewing.
Bottled only at the
brewery in crystal
clear bottles, showing
at a glance that ft
is clean and pure.
This Is the beer for your home.
Phone or write
Pabst Brewing Co.
703-705 N. Capitol St., N. E.
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