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THE WASHINGTON TDIES, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1912.
MOTOR CAR BURNED
WHEN OWNER PUTS
. HATCH TO LAMPS
Hyattsville Firemen Hurt in
Handling' Apparatus in
IiTATT8VILI,E. M.. Oct. S.-A lr-
Washington touring car belonglng'to J,
F. Llllard, a local merchant, was al
most totally destroyed by fire hero last
night. The machine had jyat come
from the shop,, where It had undergone
some minor repairs, and the tubes lead
In rom theactetyllne tanks to the lamps
had not been reconnected. II r. Lll
lard not noticing this 'attempted to light
the lights, the result being- the tubes
took (Ire and Ignltod some gasolene that
had leaked to the floor. An alarm waa
at oiicB turned In and the prompt work
of the local department prevented a,
more serious disaster Fireman Brook
bank, Hardest?, and' Edlavlth were
slightly lnjurrtl In getting the flrc-tlght-ln
machinery out of the truck house.
Tits damage was estimated at about
13,000 with no Insurance.
Mrs. r. E. MacNell, Wine avenue, has
left for an extended visit with hsr
brother andjlstcr In southern Kansas.
She will. bo a-ono until Christmas.
The first session of the 'board of reg
istration In, this district resulted In the
following: Thirteen Democrats, Uwo
I'roRrcsslves. one. Republican, and ten
declined to atata their, affiliation. Un
der the 'pew law "passed at the recent
session of Uh Legislature, all voters
nave to' state to which political party
iwy arc affiliated or-they win be unable
to vote In the primary elections.
The IUV.. James .K. Argo and Elder
' llllam Shedd vHelton wjll represent
the local Presbyterian church at the
loll mcetlns; of-the Washington Presby
tery .to be held Inihe Darnestown
Presbyterlnchurch -on October 7 and S.
Mis idlth Qallant, of Washington, Is
I,, scest of friends here.
The board of commissioners for Prince
f'forge county' will ' be lp session on
'luesday, Wednesday and Thursday,
October IS, IS, and 17, at their oftlce In
the courthouse, at Upper Marlboro, to
adjust claims of assessments for the
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ESCORT TO GRANT
DEAD IN AN AGOSTIA
Philip H. Weber, Who Had Stirring Career in 'the pvil
War, Victim of Pneumonia
' , .at His Home. - '"'''
WA8IIINOTON TIMES BUREAU,
ANACOSTIA, D. C, 'OCT. I.
Philip H. Weber, who died yesterday
at the home of Mounted Sergeant
Charles J, P. Weber, his, son, at 12U
Pleasant street, had a stirring career In
the United States arm)'. In the pos
session of his surviving children U a
letter by General Btonimsn, for whom
Mr. Weber was a courier during the
civil war, commenting him as the
'bravest, soberest, most Industrious, and
honorable soldier," of whom he had
knowledge In the' entire service.
The list of battles In which ha took
part comprises almost every one fougnt
by tha Army'of the Potomao from Man
asses to Appomatox. From March SL
IMS, he served on the escort to General
Relatives of the. dead soldier attri
bute his death, which came suddenly
after a few days'' illness, to his attend
ance at the annual G. A. R. encamp
ment In Los Angeles, CaL He was post
commander of Gen. James A. Oarfleld
Post, No, T, O, A. It, of Washington,
and he was one of the delegates to the
encampment. Parading on the day of
the assembly In a heavy Grand Army
uniform, he became overheated. He re
turned to Anacostla last Saturday.
Fcnumonla soon developed.
Mr. Weber was a native of Hesse
Darmstradt, Germany, and he came to
the United States wfjen fourteen years
old. He lived In New York and when
l"..cl"Dw!r CV- ,nltol In the Fifth
United States Cavalry. At the expira
tion of the war, Mr. Weber waa assign
?. t0. v",ln h.Wor Department in
this city, with a military status, which
waa later changed to a xlvllan position.
He continued In this capacity until his
Surviving him are five sons. Sergeant
Charles J. P. Weber . Frederick E.
Weber, of Mt. Ranter, Md., George S.
Weber, Philip H. Weber, Jr., of Wash
IrKton, and John F. Weber, of Bafford,
Cant. GeorcA T. Hnrh in ..mnlAu
of the Washington Navy Yard since he
was eighteen years old, died yester
day at his home In Twenty-second
street, Randle Highlands, aged sixty
three. He Is survived by four daugh
ters and two sons. He had lived In
the Randle Highlands district for
twenty years. The funeral will bo held
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how clear your throat is .
taste the better-flavor of
'Keep the beneficial morsels
in your pocket. Give - regular
help to palate, breath, teethe to
appetite, nerves and digestion. .
any dealer. It costs little by
package but less by the box.
on Tuesday and the.' Interment will be
In Congressional Cemetery
Branches of the National Homes for
Disabled Volunteer Soldiers are sending
their Insane Inmates, to the Government
Hospital. Twelve .soldiers from, the
Mountain Branch, 1 1n Tennessee, have
been received at the asylum. .They
wrn followed by the arrival of seven
teen from the National Horn 'at Day
ton, onio. me men reoeivoa are most
ly veterans of the civil war. .
Dr. Samuel McEwan has left the
service of the Government Hospital for
the Insane, to become acting assist
ant surgeon In 'the, naval recruiting
service, stationed In Cincinnati. "
, Police of the Eleventh precinct were
notified last night that Mrs. Frances
Harshman. seventy-six years old, had
disappeared from her home. In Noylor
road. Twining City. " They began an In
vestigation, but she returned about
midnight, after a visit to relatives,
Architect Who Quit '
U. S. Gets Good Post
James Knox Taylor, who was far fif
teen years Supervising. Architect of the
Treasury, and resigned a few months
ago owing to a disagreement .with Sec
retary of the Treasury MaoVeagh, has
been appointed head of the department
of architecture In the Massachusetts In
stitute of Technology, in place of Prof.
Desire Despradello, deceased
Mr. Taylor, once was a student of the
Institution, and has-gained a reputation
as one of the foremost architect of the
To Hold First Meeting
The first fall meeting of the Pennsyl
vania Society of Washington will be
held tonight at S o'clock In the Pythian
Temple In Ninth street northwest. Miss
Annie M. Eckbert. chairman of the
committee on entertainment, has ar
ranged a good program. All Pennsyl
vania In the city are urged to attend,
Samuel R. Strattan, the president, wilt
preside. K. A. Nless, of-61 Rhode Island
avenue northwest. Is secretary and
would like to communicate with Penn
sylvania not members of the Society.
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A Corner House
At lu-th&1Sts.N.E. Seven Rooms & Bath
$500 Cash. $32.5.0 Per- Month
Four good .bedrooms.
Front and back porches. '
Csllar under tntira house, with StMl beam
construction. , "
Two-part laundry tubs.
Economical guaranteed furnace, with hot
water attachment. r
ass hot-water naater for summer use.
Tils .bath, with first-class plumbing. ,
Index nickel apltots in bath and ,ltchtn.
rorctlsin sink with tiled (plain.
'Elf tut Ttntllated gas range, with porce
lain drip pan.
8enilDlo kitchen drtsser, with drawers and
China eloset In dining room.
Elegant qoartered oak mantels, with mir
ror, tile facing and odorless asbettos (as
logs tot tool days when you' do notiwlsh
Ore over the entire house.
Hardwood trimmings on first floor, with
tralsht sulrcaa with mll-sts pUte-slass
mirror In sntrsne haltl private entrance
from hall, trf kitchen.
Msde-to-order Holland shades at every
Kitchen walls covered with varnished tile.
All window sills of stone.
EiptnslTS gss fixtures, with electrls st-
The Price of This
MIDDAUGH & SHANNON, Inc. Builder & Owner
SHANNON & LUCHS, 713 14ft w.
, l Selling Agents
Ap Exceptional Opportunity to Own An
Albany Park Bungalow
5 Rooms and Bath; all-Modern improvements, right on car
::Y. M.C. A. INSTITUTE :
, , Ae lemlo preparstorr cauraes, math. T
a B ematics, science, lanauaas. lecnnici,
and commercial subjects. Courses tx
' ' sin Frldar, Beptember XT.
Sckol of AccoBitaacy x; ;
WVilMsrlAii flrhool At Acrountanev
' " offen profculonal trlnin courw for ,
. . iccoununcr leadlnc to C P, A. d a .
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ilona xor pininsii mrvu-a. it" pas
WattltlM e dWlilai
Departaie-t of Matkeitic
I! U ADOLPH niCJIARD8. ..,'.
M. B, IJotina napkins), Principal. Btu., .
dents miT enter at any time. Day..
- and nldit Individual InatrucUon. Tbor-,,
amlnallone: aleo tor public school and
" ' oollege September examinations.
; Scbeel of Sfcerthind vd Tjpcwriui
A lunanic snerifiKiiu. tuuru ,pQwri,'
in. Day and nleht. Individual Initruo
lion. Mondey. Wedneiday, and Friday T
For Interview or bulletin address
T INSTITUTE DIRKCTOIt,
4 T. M. C. A., 17M O ST. K. W.
W'V 1 1 ! W-l-WW-M-M-H-f
1906 Florida Avenuu
A Hoarilaa; and Day lehoor lor Girls.
Openi September 30, 1912
Preparatory and Klectlvo Courses.. All
trades from Primary to Colls'flats.
Special advantages In Music, Art, and
Expression. Building specially planned
(or tba school.' Gymnasium and Tennis.
Catalogue on request
UR8. BBVBRLBT It. MA80N. Prlnclsel
819 14th SI. N. V. 1'lione Main 3UI7.
Branches In over 300 leading cities In Amer-
les, Europe, and Africa. Pupils traveling
may tranrfer the valae or their leison from
one city to another without additional cojt.
ritlVATE AND CUABH I.K930N8 AT
8CI100L. OH ItltfllDBNCE, OAT
BEST OV NATIVE TBACIIEF18.
Terms reasonable. Catalogue on application.
GRAND PRIZES AT AM. RECENT
New Classes Constantly Forming;.
ACADEMY OF THE HOLY CROSS
A select school for young ladles and chil
dren. Ideal situation, overlooking entire city
-to minutes' rid from Tressury. Academic,
musical, business, and art courses.
School Not Ope.
For terms spply to Sitters of the Uole
Croes, Upton street and Conn. ave. extended.
Wlli New York Ave. N. W,
Cltssev In China, Water Color and Lther
Craft. I test Ideea In decorations. White
china and all material.. China carefully fuel.
TJe Georgetovh cars and get off at' Albany Park Siation'i
PRICE, $3,150 EASY TERMS.
E. W. BRIGGS& CO.
Suite 806 Southern Bldg. Phone M. 6975.
Not only a corner
home with .it's advan
tages of location, plenty
of window space on
both Tenth and 1
Streets, bat Best of all a
' MiddaUgh,&. Shannon,
that , means a home
, value of the highest
standard as any owner
of a Middaugh & Shan
non home will be mqre
man giaa to ten yuu.
Home Is $4,500
(Uttslnr Sessions BxclusWaly.t
(th Tear Opens October Ut, I.JO p., M.
Prcttcsl courses of two, throe snd root.
cars, leading to standard decrees la law.
Faculty of a, of whom 11 are Federal
ludses or practician lawyera. ,
The desree of Dschelor-oMaws can bo
cured In two years.
Clas limited to number permlttlns st
Individual instruction. ' ' -
Tho poet-traduate oourse ltadlac to the de
gree of Muter-of-laa may bo completed In
one year additional. No charge for fatant
Law Count to members of the rost-frsduate
For raulugue, application blanks, etc., ad
dren the Dean at tha Administration Otflcaa,
Southern Bulldlnc: phono Main MIT, or after
October 1. at National Law School Building.
IM-ru llln street N. W.
lit Ee it Capital Street.
Bohool of Gregg Shorthand and Tauoh
CTcbool of Bookkeeping,
school of .Civil service.
Hchool of English- Branches.
Fie. catalogu upon requeit. Tel. Una. It
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COLUHDIA VNIVKI181TY SCIIOOi.
1318 13th M. N. W, '
Dtv. Evenlnr. INDIVIDUAL INSTRUC
TION. Clrvlei, High School. Language),
Mathematics, Sciences, Psychology, Uovern-
ment Rxamlnatloiu. Shorthand, nookkeeplng.
iinnMriTr.'n A-ncs rrtAnniMn
W. T. SJ1BP1IERD, Th. D., Principal.
Dey snd night complete graded and college
preparatory counts; co-educatlonali all prl
ata coaching: catalogues..
FRANCES MANN 1IAI.U. A. M.
Tel. M. ail. pi B St. N. V.
Tone Production. Deep Breathing.
Volco Placing. Physical Culture.
Ear Training. Distinct Enunciation,
Sight Singing. Dramatic) Art
Mrs. Ejnily Freeh Barnes
W3 Eleventh. 6L.N. E., Ph, Line. 1730,
mi mm STREET.
FOR SOTS' AND GIRtA.
THIRTIETH TEAR BEGINS
Thomas W. Sidwell, A. l.,
, , Principal.
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How is this for your Home? Located vest of the railroad,
near Takoma Public School and Branch' Carnegie Library. House
has 8 rooms and tiled bath; also finished Servant's room on third
floor. Hot-water heat, electriq light and gas, servant's toilet and
stationary wash tubs, open fireplace, fine cellar, and targe cold
. storage pantry. The lot is 60 feet front by 132 feet deep. Con
struction will bear closest inspection. '
Price, $6,250. Terms Can Be, Arranged
When You Live in Takoma Park Your Child
ren Have free Use of Public Schools
LOTS -LOTS LOTS
NOT IN A OPEN FIELD
BUT SURROUNDED BY BEAUTIFUL HOMES
Thousands of dollars NOW being spent in street improve
ments and building of new houses. Come out today or tomorrow.
The Place to Buy
The prices are right. No shacks are built there. One car
fare to the city. Two street car lines and steam railroad. A fine
"District school. A $40,000 Public Library just completed. City
water, sewer and gas and granolithic sidewalks. Churches, gro
cery stores and drugstore in fact, everything to make a subur
ban home desirable. It is in line of the great northwest develop
Through Car Service to Center of Washington
Lots 50 Feet Front by 120 to-200 Feet Deep
The oyvners of two subdivisions have authorized me to sell a
number of choice lots at greatly reduced prices. Easy terms if
desired'These lots are positive bargains. See them at'6nce, I
an sayyou moiey,'r"Terrns, $50 to $200 cjshv'balaitce mqnthly.
11 Mj JL MKWmN JL MjM
City Office, 607 Thirteenth St. N. W.
Phone Main 7403. Takoma Office Open Sunday.
READY TO OCCUPY
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See Sample House at Once
No. 4116 N. H. Ave.N. W.
Built. Owned and For Sale by
D. D. Thompson & Co.
1335 F. Street N.W.
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