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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 1912.
GEN. EDWARD BRAGB,
DEAD IN WISCONSIN
Author of "We Love Him
Because of Enemies He
Has Made," Well
Gen. Edward 8. Bragg, civil war
hero and author of the famous ex
pression, "We love him for the en
emies he has made," which he Uttered
,o Grove r Cleveland when seconding
his nomination r the Presidency,
who died at his home In Fond du Lac,
Wis., yesterday, was well known In
this city, where he served In three
Congresses as a Representative of
With the passing of the veteran
who was the leader of the Iron Brig
ado during the war on the eve of a
Democratic convention, the expression
Which gained him more fame, and the
'Incidents surrounding It, are frag
rant In the minds of many leaders of
the Democracy. It was Bald of Gen
eral Bragg, following Cleveland's
election, that "We lovo him for the
enemies he has made" worked won
ders In gaining him the Presidency.
General Bragg was also well known
In Washington as a diplomat, having
served In diplomatic and consular
jcapacltles In Mexico, Cuba and China.
While In the House of Representa
tives ho was regarded as the most
dangerous antagonist who could be
challenged In debate. Small of
tatue and belligerent In bearing, he
was perpetually In the thlcK of the
fight, and had few equals In acrl
monlouB retore and Invective.
ieneral Brag was born In Unadllla,.
!". Y.. February 20, 1827, and wan edu
cated at Hobart College. Ho was ad
mitted to the bar in 1848. moved to
Fond du Lac shortly nfter.vard, am1
'was elected dlttrlct attorney of Kond
du La3 count? In 1851. As a Douglas
.Democrat he went to the Charlestown
convention In 1SC0, and when war broke
out this following year he entered the
Military service as a captain. He was
.mustered out with the rank of DrlgadltT
'Hcnerul October S, 1S65.
After the war he was active In poli
tic h, and was a delegate to the Demo
cratic convention in 1872, which nomi
nated Horace Greeley for President. He
(was elected to Congress in 1881. and
serviM three torms. He was a strong
criticise his colleagues harshly when
he thought they needed It.
Funeral ceremonies for David Plffer
ling, retired cattle dealer, who was fa
'tally Injured by a street car Monday
afternoon, were held in the chapel of
'Oder's undertaking establishment this
afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rabbi Abram
ISImon, of the Washington Hebrew Con
gregation, officiated at the services,
land burial was In Washington Hebrew
Famous Soldier and Diplomat Dead
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GEN. . S. BRAGG.
Wants Office Buildings
Named for Statesmen
DR. HENRY B.DEALE.
Funeral ceromonles for Dr. Henry B
Deals, well-known practitioner in
pVaahlngton for a score of years, were
weld at the home of his brother In .Bal
timore this morning at 11 o'clock. Bur
ial was in Baltimore.
NEW YORK, Juno 21.-The taking of
testimony in the Government's suit to
dissolve the United States Steel Corpor
ation today was adjourned for the sum
mer. The hearing probably will be resumed
In September In St. Paul.
Proposing that the House Office build
ing be known as Jefferson Hall, and the
Senate Office building ns Hamilton
Hall, Mrs. Martin W. Littleton, wife of
the New York Congressman, will appear
before the House Public Buildings
Committee today In support of the
Humphries bill, which provides for these
changes In name.
Mrs. Littleton believes, inasmuch as
there Is no memorial to either Thomas
Jefferson or Alexander Hamilton In the
city, and that these two statesmen sat
on either side of George Washlnsrton
when he planned the city, that they
should be honored In the manner out
lined. If her plan Is carried out. bills
naming the two office buildings will be
passed without delay and the christen
ing will be held July 4.
Bathing Beach to
Be Opened July 1
The opening of the municipal bathing
beach, which was set for today, has
been postponed until July 1. This ac
tion was necessary because of the dolay
In Congress on the District appropria
Dr. William E. Hudson, the superin
tendent, says everything will bo In
readiness by July 1. The hours of
bathing this year will be: Women
Mondays. Wednesdays, and Fridays,
from 7 to 10 o'clock. Boys and men
Vftl rinvft frnm 10 tn 19 T tn A onl
4:30 to 6, except on Wednesday after-!
Four Persons Die
In Feud Battle
SHERMAN, Tex., Juno 21.-In a feud
battle between the Sharp and Waldrop
families at Sporry's ranch, near here,
four persons were killed and two
wounded. Before she was slain. Miss
Georgia Sharp killed one man and
wounded nnother man and his wife.
The battle began when the Sharp fam
ily, consisting of Miss Georgia Sharp,
her father, W. L. Sharp, and her broth
er. Waller, passed the home of the Wal
drops. Apparently both sides began firing
Henry Waldrop killed Walter Sharp
and his father. As they fell Miss
Georgia Sharp seized her father's
smoking magazine rifle and took up the
battle. She killed Russell Waldrop, then
shot his parents. Prone on the ground,
Henry Waldrop returned the fire, and
shot Miss Sharp. She died almost In
stantly. Yesterday's battle was the culmina
tion of a long-Htandlng dispute between
the two families.
Eastern Shore is now connected direct
with Washington. Now rapid transit.
See W., B. & A. Electric Railway.
Great Spanish Feature. Two Reels.
Sicilian Blood. Virginia Theater.
DIES THREE MONTHS
AFTER HER HUSBAND
Widow of Former Merchant
Passes Away in Fifth
After an Illness dating almost to a
day from the death of her husband
three months aso, Mrs. Babette Franc,
widow of Henrv Franc, died this
morning at the old family home, 730
Fifth street northwest. She was seventy-three
years old. and had been a
resident of Washington for nearly
In anticipation or the end, which
had rjeen expected for some time, all
her children had been summoned, and
were present at her bedside when
death came. They are Henry Franc,
01 Washington; Sidney Franc, and
Jerome Franc, of New York city, and
Mrs. Leo Stlefel, of Washington.
Mrs. Franc was born In Germany,
coming to this country when a young
woman. Shortly prior to the death
of Mr. Franc the aged couple had
celebrated the- fortv-seventh tannl
vcrsary of their marriage. For many
years Mr. Frano had run a furnish
ing business In Seventh street. Mrs.
Franc was well-known for her quiet
deeds of charity, and although of a
retiring nature she had a large cir
cle of warm friends.
Funeral ceremonies will be held at
the home Sunday morning at 10:30
o'clock. Rabbis Abram Simon and
Louis Stern, of the Washington He
brew Congregation, will officiate at
the services, and Interment will be
private by the side of the grave of
Prospect of Battle Across
Border Makes Need Im
perative, He Says.
As a result of an appeal from Gov
ernor Colquitt of Texns, the War De
partment has Increased Its vigilance
along tbe Mexican boarder In the sec
tion about El Paso, where a battle is
Impending between the federals and the
Insurrecto garrison which holds Juarez.
The Second Cavalry, on Its way to
this country from the Philippines will
be rushed to Kl Paso Just as soon as
possible, and horses are now being sent
there for the use of the troops.
Unless the federals change their
plans and attack Juarez from the west,
there Is grave fears that Mexican shots
will again bombard American property
Just across the Rio Grande. It Is pos
sible officials of the War Department
may drder several additional regiments
to the frontier In the next few days
should the danger become more menacing.
The consul at Acapuleo has Informed
the State Department today that no re
cent change has occurred in the dis
position of troops, that conditions In
the neighborhood of Acapuleo continue
quiet and that General Flgueroa has
about 1,000 men scattered through the
small towns. General Vlearl commands
a total of 1.400.
Held in Contempt.
Justice Wright In Equity Court No. 2,
today adjudged Oden B. Biggs In con
tempt and directed that he be confined
to Jail until he pays his wife. Nora Boll
Biggs, alimony in the sum of J377, which
Is alleged to be due her. Attorney W.
B. Rellly representing Biggs, noted an
Cambridge is now only five hours from
Washington. New. drlect rapid transit
every day. Seo W., B. & A. Electric
Summer Rates, Stag Hotel. Investigate
Ocean City is now only six hours from
Washington. New, dlrrct rapid transit
every day. Special excursions Sunday.
See W., B. & A. Electric Railway.
LARGEST CREDIT JEWELRY HOUSE IN THE WORLD
Only 65 More Members
Can Be Admitted
to the Castelberg
We laid aside exactly 2S0 Watches for this club, and of that number 185
have already been distributed to members. The following are all that remain
and you will be wise to make your selection without another moment's delay.
6 Ladies' $22.50 Watches
10 " $25.00 "
13 " $27.50 "
7 Men's $22.50 Watches
18 " $25.00 "
11 " $27.50 "
These Watches are the latest thin model hunting case or open face
styles, with 14kt. gold stiffened cases fitted with full jeweled Waltham 5p
or Elgin movements. They are timed and regulated ready for your -pocket.
To club members the price is
No Initiation Fee
50c a Week
A handsome Fob is given FREE with each Gentleman's Watch
and a pretty Pin with each Lady's Watch.
RULES OF MEMBERSHIP
1. There is no membership fee
4. Application for membership
will be passed upon in the
order which they are received
acceptance of the 25oth
closes membership list.
5. Members are assessed but 50
cents a week until the watches
are paid for at the reduced
2. Membership limited to 2S0
3. Membership restricted to but
one person in a family.
THE MEMBERSHIP IS STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL AND NO MEM-
HER IS KNOWN TO ANOTHER.
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935 Pa. Ave.
THERE'S nothing so satisfying in summer as
Clicquot Club Ginger Ale, especially when one
is heated. Its delicate, thirst-quenching taste
(without the throat-burning qualities of otherginger
ales) and its purity and wholesomeness make it
popular with both men and women. -'It mildly
stimulates, leaving one refreshed and satisfied.
Only the belt ingredient go
Into Clicquot Clul) trie bet extra
grade of granulated cane sugar,
choice ginger root the oils of
select limes and lemons. The
water crystal-clear and pure,
from the deep Clicquot Springs
is noted for its fine carbonating
quality "Clicquot Club Ginger
Ale" is as good as ginger ale
can be. There are no preserva
tives or chemical preparations used
Other Clicquot Club
Samparilla Birch Beer
Root Beer Lemon Sour
At th btttir dais grocery stores
by the case, dozen or bottle, at a
price which amounts to about Se
B. B. Earnshaw & Brother,
Wherever your trip
takes you, you will find
A.B.A." Chemies the
best all-round travel
funds. 50,000 bankers
throughout the world
have agreed to cash them on presentation. No identi
fication is necessary; your signature is sufficient.
Hotel people and others dealing with tourists, in every
civilized country, know "A. B. A." Cheques and
accept jthem like cash.
AMERICAN SECURITY & TRUST CO.
15th and Perm. Ave. N. W.
Eighty Years Ago
Came Plague Visit
The Asiatic cholera plague made its
first appearance In the United States
alffhtv venrs aeo today, the year of th
great plague that ravished Europe and
caused hundreds of thousands of deAths.
The first case in America appeared In
Ouebeo, Canada. From that cltv It
spread s6uthward Into Oie United
States, hlttlnc New 'York city first. By
October Jt had spread to New Orleans,
and had caused 8,000 deaths In Mon
treal, Quebec, New York, and New Or
leans. Inlgo Jones, a pioneer English archi
tect, who died on this day In 1653, was
the first man to Introduce classical ar
chitecture Into England. His principal
work that has endured was the old
pala?S "JA Whitehall and the west front
of old St. Paul's.
"-FYSB Hu"e reported to the
police of the Second precinct today that
KT .trtmtnu In the Ilocklngham.
Rhode island avenue, between Thir
teenth and Fourteenth streets north
west, had been entered during her ab
sence yesterday and J20 In money stolen.
The thelf used a duplicate key.
Soon -Becomes Irksome
Divorced from their respective spouse
within the pest two years. In this city.
Dr. John K. Haywood, of the Bureau of
Chemistry, and Mrs. Margaret O'Brien
Palmer, both known to a large circle of
friends here, were quietly married in
Philadelphia jceterday. Only a few in
tlmato friends of the couple In this city
knew of their Intention to marry, and
announcement that the ceremony had
been performed caused sut prise.
Mrs. Palmer mado her home at 2459
Eighteenth street northwest. She was
legally separated from her first husband
September 26, 1910. Dr. Hnywood is
chief of the miscellaneous division,
Bureau of Chemistry, and was divorced
from his first wife February 16, 19U.
Tho bridegroom Is thlrty-neven years
old, while tho bride is alght years his
junior. Friends of the couple sav that
they will return to this cfcty and tike up
their residence about July l.
Bound for Alaska.
The United States revenue cutter
Unalga has left Arundel Cove, Md., re
pair depot for this city, where she will
receive her armament. The ver,sel will
leave soon for Junoaai, Alaska.
OPEN TILL 9 P.M. TOMORROW
IsiiK m KtBKliHffFfrTtBStUtm 1m ft Wm
3,000 Women's Q
Waists at . . . OOC
WortMUp to $2.25
Lingerie. VnM and 1 1,,,,.
Waists, witheither high or DutcrV
hccn; aiio oeauutui Man-tailored
Waists; sizes to 46. TheSi
are an neatly made in the verj
newest styles; materials are tn
cellent.quality. The actual vali's
are $1.50, $1.98, and $2.25. Y'jur
choice tomorrow of over 3ooo
at the Rebuilding Sale nj
Skirts. . . .
Worth Up to $,2.00
1,000 Washable White Cannon Cloth Skirts; trimmed with
white pearl buttons; all size waist measurements; skirts that Tn
are really worth up to $2.00. Rebuilding Sale price yC
$3 and $4 All-Silk Parasols
All-silk Taffeta and Pongee Parasols, from one of the leading
makers. He sacrificed his entire surplus stock to us-at about i their
actual value. In the lot are hunter's green with the mushroom and
knob handles, 10 gilt ribs with brass tips, black tops with striped,
borders, black and white satin stripe with plain borders; blue green
red, purple, and pongee with fancy borders or inserting. White linn
embroidered ones and many other fancy effects. Take your choice
tomorrow of this lot of $3.00 and S4.00 Silk Parasols. m rn
Rebuilding Sale price vpl.9o
29c and 35c Corset Covers, 23c
Women's Corset Covers, made of good quality cambric and
nainsook, trimmed with rows of lace, embroidery, beading, and r r
ribbon. Regularly 29c and 35c. Rebuilding Sale price. ...... j&oC
Women's Long Skirts, made of splendid quality lowrcloth
flounce of dainty blind embroidery and hemstitch dust '
ruffle; lengths 38 to 42. Regularly $2.98. Rebuilding rn rr
Sale price a q . $
Odds and ends in Women's Drawers; made of good quality
cambric; finished with fine tucks and hemstitched 'hem- "3 o
length only. Rebuilding Sale price qC
Women's Short Skirts; made of good quality cambric; trim-
m.u .n v.wu.uiutijr auu mtc. ixcguidwy ouc ana oyc. Ke- a
building Sale price.
Lisle Gloves at
16-button-lenRth Milanese Lisle
Gloves, in white. Regular $1.00
quality. Rebuilding Sale rrr
Silk Gloves, in navy, tan, pongee,
black, and white. Spe- d- ff
Silk Gloves, in black and flt HK
white. Kayser make $11 O
Silk Gloves, in white & ntr
Fownes make. Special.... M.ZD
Silk Gloves. In navy, pongee, 171?
black and thlte. Special luC
Two-clasn Washnhl nhnmnk.iu
jiovc8, in wnite and natural
3 Pairs for $1.00
Ladles' Chltton Gauze Lisle
Hose, double sole, high spliced,
garter top. 50c value. Spe- C
3 for $1.
Ladles' Maco Cotton Hose;
split white sole, spliced heel. Ol
29c value Z1C
5 for $1.
Ladles' Silk Boot Hose; double
sole, spliced heel; all colors. ra
Ladles' Out-size Lisle; black,
white, nnd tan, double sole,
spliced heel, garter top. Spe- OC
For Your Vacation
Pure Glycerine Soap, 3 cakes
Colgate's Violet Talcum Pow
Physicians' and 8urgeons' Soap 5c
Sea Salt, box '..gc
Pompelan Massage Cream 29c
Tetlow'g Gossamer Powder, box 19c
Peo, for Perspiration 18c
Stlllman's Freckle Cream 33c
Kmery Boards, pkg 3c
Best grade Bath Brushes, detach
able handles 9c
Colgate's Brllllantlne. bottle ...25c
19" Washable Wool Puffs 10c
Pocket Manicure Sets 19c
Soft-finished Embroidered Linen
Collars, proper shapes. Regular
25c values. Special. irti.'
Special lot of Side Jabots. Dutch
Collars, Kabats, etc. Regular 2Ec
values. Rebuilding price, QJpn
Special lot, of Embroidered Linen
Collars; all sizes, proper heights.
Regular prise, 19c each. Spe- n
clal, each JJC
Chemisette Sets, vokes and half
sleeves to match; white, black, and
cream. Values worth up to AAn
75c each. Rebuilding price, setC
Evening Caps made of nets, with
white, light blue, pink and laven
der ribbon trimming, dainty AQn
effects. Choice, each 'tOC
New Cont and Dress Sets, made
of pique and Ince, white and
cream. Regular 50c values, ftr.
Speclal, set liOC
Very Large-slze Irish Crochet
Coat or Dres8 Collar and Cuff
Ptts Regular $1 SO values fC
Rebuilding Sale price, set . t?OC