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- THffVWABHINQTON' TIMES, MONDAY, OCTOBER ,7K1012,
Pi TO VETERAN
B6dy of Eugene Kernan Es
corted to Baltimore by
Elks and Eagles. ,
Funeral rites for Eugene Kernan, vet
ran burlesque man of America, were
held (his morning at J o'clock at Lea's
undertaking chapel, with Washington
Aerie, No. US. Fraternal Order ot
Eagles, In chars. From the undertak
er's chapel the bbdy wu taken to St.
Patrick's Church, where hlfh requiem
mate wai celebrated by the Hev. Fath
er MeNamara. From Bt. Patrick's the
body was carried to Baltimore 'over the
Baltimore and Ohio train, leaving here
The pallbearers, representing Eagles,
Elks, and Lyceum employes, were C.
P. Stohlman, John Kapp, Ed McCau
ley, Joseph Johnson, Martin Maloney,
and John A. EUlnger. The entire lorce
of utuches of the Lyceum acted as
A Urge delegation ot friends. Eagles,
Elks, and former employes of "The
Governor" accompalned the body to
Baltimore, where It was met by his
wife, brother, and other relatives, and
a delegation from the Baltimore Lodge
of Elks, of which he was the first ex
The body was taken to the Elks' Hall,
where It. will lie In state until S o'clock
this afternoon, when It will be taken to
Bonnie Brae Cemetery and burled In the
lot with his parents.
The services In Baltimore will be con
ducted by the Rev. Father McCormlek.
The flags on all the local theaters
are at half-mast today out of respect
for the dead manager, and at 1:30
o'clock this afternoon, the hour when
the body will be lowered Into the grave,
the performances in all local theaters
and In every theater on the Empire
circuit will be stopped for five minutes.
JOHN T. ARMS.
The funeral of John Taylor Arms,
prominent for many years In local real
estate and Insurance circles, who died
Friday at his summer home In Massa
chusetts, was held this morning at 10
o'clock from the Church of the Epiph
any. The Rev. It. H. McKlm, rector,
officiated, and the pallbearers were
chosen from the vestry of Ephlphany
'Church, Mr. Arms having been a ves
tryman In the church for many years.
Burial was In Rock Creek Cemetery.
MISS MARTHA G. McSHERRY.
Washington friends have learned of
the death In Martlnsburg, W. Va., of
Miss Martha Q. McSherry, known
throughout that section aa "Miss Fat."
Bhe was the daughter ot Lieut Dennis
Lilly McSherry, and the family had
been prominent for many years In West
Miss McSherry'a greatest work was
the rounding of the King's Daughters'
Hospital In Martlnsburg, now one ot the
most Important Institutions of Its char
acter In the State, Bhe la survived by
one brother. Dr. James W. McSherry,
a physician and president ot the CHI
sens' National Bank of Martlnsburg.
ARTHUR A. WEBSTER.
A casket of charred bonos, sll that
remains ot the body of Arthur A.
Webiter, who was declared by the
Coroner's Jury to have been burned to
death In a furnace at the National
Brewing Company's plant, was liurleJ
in Arlington thta morning after simple
beginning at 10 o clock, by the Rev.
beginning at 10 o'clock .by the Rev.
Clarence E. Wheeler, pastor of the
Church of the Holy Comforter.
No services were held from Webster's
home at U3 C street southeast The
body waa taken direct from Frank
Oder's undertaking establishment to
Arlington, where the last chapter In
one of the most gruesome murders ever
Known in me .District waa cnanea.
IVES MASON FORD.
Funeral services for Ives Maaon Ford,
a clerk In the Postofflce Department!
son of the late Dr. Charles M. Ford
and brother of Charles F. Ford, of the
Interstate Commerce Commission, who
died auddenly yesterday at his home
In Seabrook, Md., will be held at the
residence ot his brother, ft Rudolph
place northwest tomorrow afternoon at
2 o'clock. Mr. Ford is survived by his
wife and four sons.
Funeral of Rear Admiral Lucien Young
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Funeral Services in Arlington
Attended by Soldiers,
Sailors, and Marines.
DIES AT HIS HOME
' IN CAPITAL TODAY
Served in Civil War and Was
With full military honors, participated
In by all the military organisations
available, the body of Rear Admiral
Lucien Toung, U. 8. N., whose sudden
death occurred In New Tork Wednes
day, waa lowered into the grave at Ar
lington Cemetery this-morning. It was
Admiral Young's oft-expressed desire
that hla body be placed In Arlington,
and the funeral was arranged In every
detail In accordance with hla wishes.
Four companies ot Coast Artillery and
all the. marines and seamen In this
vicinity were detailed as an escort to
the body, which arrived at the Union
Station at 8:80 o'clock from Brooklyn.
Funeral services had already been held
at the Naval Hospital In Brooklyn by
the Very Rev. John P. Cnadwlck, repre
senting Cardinal Farley, and Chaplain
Eugene E. McDonald, U. 8. N.. sta
tioned at the navy yard of New Tork.
The procession from the Union Station
to Arlington waa Imposing. It waa
composed ot officers of high rank, the
Marine Band, the Engineer Band from
Washington Barracks, and the above
named companies of soldiers. The
entire command was in charge ot
Capt. W. T. Chambers, U. 8. N.
The honorary pall bearers, selected
by the Acting Becretary of the Navy
after corresponding with Mrs. Young,
were Rear Admiral Thomas B. How
ard, Rear Admiral F, H. Beatty, Rear
Admiral N. E. Mason, Cant A. O. Wln
terholter, Capt. A. F. Fechteler, and
Capt C. J. Bouah.
An address was given by Mrs. Myra
B. Enrlght of Kansas, supreme oracle
of the Royal Neighbors ot America, at
the meeting of the local branch of that
fraternal organlxatlon at 314 Pennsyl
vania avenue northwest last Friday
night Bhe waa afterward presented to
members of the aoclety.
Other addresses were made by Dr.
J. W. Southern, medical director; H.
H. Millard. District deputy, and Dr.
Benjamin F. Olbbs, State lecturer. Tne
presiding officer waa 14da J. Swlggctt
li.oo Harpers Ferry, Charles Town, Win-
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Union Station 8.00 a. raZ-AdYt
CAR FARE CUT OFF;
Decision by Comptroller Tracewell
Affects Interior Department '
Messengers of the Interior Depart
ment, Including the Pension Offlcs,
Land Office, Patent Office and the
Civil Service Commission, besides ll.e
Interior Department proper, face the
necessity of considerable foot work this
winter because of a decision by Comp
troller of the Trasury Tracewell, which
ruts off the visible supply of street car
Mr. Tracewell's decision Is, In effect,
that the law passed by the last Con
gress means what It saya when It limits
expenditures for carfare to 1X0 per an
num for the Interior Department.
Hitherto the department and the Civil
Service Commission, In particular, have
been able to draw from the contingent
fund, which this year Is (7,600
Secretary of the Interior Fisher some
time ago addressed himself to Mr.
Tracewell, asking If the contingent fund
Is available this flscul esr, and Mr.
Tracewell, today said, "No."
Quit Church Service
To fight Flames
When the Are bell ran In Kensing
ton, Md , last night, the service In the
Methodist Episcopal Church was Im.
mediately broken up. for all members
of the congregation Immediately ad
journed to aid In fla;htlng the fliamcu.
The residence of Dr. Edwin R. Hodge,
chief chemist of the National Museum,
was enveloped In blase, and the owner
waa In the church at the time. Tho
horn) was consumed, the loss being
A collection ot $50 was taken up among
citizens to aid In buylna- proper tire
apparatus for the town.
Swift & Company's sales of Fresh Beef
In Washington, D. C, for the week end
ing Saturday, October S, averaged 10.18
cents per pound. Advt.
I i.oo to Luray, Va., and Return, Baltl.
more & Ohio It. R., Sunday, October
ISth. Special train leuves Union Station
till a. m. Advt
3 5c Loaves
Bread for . .
Fancy Yellow Onions, -i fl
eer oeck I VC
3 Cakes C. & C. -f A.
Oleine Soap for lvl
iO tlbs. Washing Soda -f A .
15c. Peanut Butter, A.
15c Cans Kippered 1A
Herrine. oer can lUt
3 5c Rolls Toilet Paper-l A -
15c Mixed Cakes, per jA-
Quaker Matches, per -in-"dozen
boxes . . . ! 1 vt
Fancy Sweet Pota-AA-toes
Der oeck 4ZL
3 Cans Nanticoke To- A f- -matoes
15th and G
Sts. N. E.
1 9 IN ALL
Brig. Oen. Frank O. Smith, U. 8. A,
retired, died today at his home, 1101
Twenty-first street northwest Gen
eral Smith was born In Pennsylvania,
February 11.1140, and entered the
army from Ohio as second lieutenant
ia the Fourth Artillery, on August 5,
1111. He was promoted through the
various grades In the artillery arm.
reaching the rank of colonel Febru
ary 2, 1101.
He was appointed brigadier general
on August I. KOt, and was retired
from active service on the following
day at hla own request after more
than forty years' service.
He was breveted captain December
II, ISO, for gallant and meritorious serv
loes In the batUe of Stone River,
Tenn. He was breveted major on Sep
tember SO, IKS, for gallant and meri
torious services at the battle of Chlcka
He served throughout the entire eh II
war, and during his service In the
army, and after his retirement, he had
coma to be known as one of the most
popular officers In the service.
Until ten days ago Oeneral Smith had
known excellent health for a man of his
age. A severe attack of Indigestion
brought on heart trouble, which caused
hla death. He la survived by his wife,
who waa formerly Mlsa Georgian
uoucny, iwo aaugniers, aim trances
M. Bmlth. and Mrs. Chamberlain, 'wife
of Major William Chamberlalne, of Old
Point Comfort, and one son, Charles F.
Smith, ot Redlands, Cal.
WILL BURY VETERAN
PENSIONS CHIEF IN
LOT AT BLENWOOD
Friends Plan Funeral of
Capt. Henry Casey for
' IS NOW UNDER WAY
George A. Fuller Company
Plans to Modernize
" Whole House.
The funeral of Capt Henry Casey,
for many years chief of the pensions
dlVlslon Iq the office ot the auditor
of the Department of the Interior, will
be held tomorrow afternoon at 2
o'clock from the family residence,
1211 Sixth street northwest The Rev.
R. H. McKlm, of the Church of tho
Epiphany, will officiate and burial
will be In Qlenwood Cemetery,
Captain Casey was a-mere boy when
he entered the army In the civil war
at his home city, Boston. He waa
badly wounded at Funkstown, Md.,
losing his right leg and hip. Upon
his discharge from the Army Hospital
In 1813, he visited the War Depart
ment and Becretary Stanton, moved
at the sight of so youthful a .figure
on crutches, at once rewarded him
with a position In the departmental
service. He continued In the service
until his death.
Captain Casey was a member of
noiaiers- Alliance ana Burnside Tost
a. A. It He was also the oldest mem
ber ot Beacon Lodge. L O. O. F. In
1100 he married Miss Hannah M.
Whitney, daughter of the late WU
Ham It Whitney, who survlvea him.
Motor Caf Damaged.
An automobile belonging to William
B. wurdeman, of 1114 Thirteenth street
northwest, and driven by James T. Mor
ton, was damaged to tne extent of ISO
In a collision with a Capital Traction
car at Seventh and P atreeta north
west, this morning. No one waa Injured.
The Oeorge A. Fuller Company today
started an extensive reconstruction ot
the Shoreham Hotel. The plans call for
a thorough modernisation of the house.
Including entirely new furnishings, In
volving an expenditure of about 1120,000.
The hotel company plane, to open the
houae for guests about December 1.
W. H. Barse Is manager.
Leases of two Important properties
were made 'today through the 'office ot
William Corcoran Hill. Senor Conde de
San Esteban de Canongo, second secre
tary of the Spanish legation, has leased
the house ot Mrs. A. H. Whltmer, at
1109 Sixteenth street .northwest The
house is a large four-story structure.
Mr. Hill has also leased for Dr. S. O.
Rlchey the house at 730 Seventeenth
street northwest to the Bureau of Bur-
fery of the Navy Department - The
urbureau will use the building for a
dispensary. Major W. E. Cole, ot the
Coast Artillery, has leased the residence
at ITU R street northwest
Opens Realty Office.
WJ Hayden Collins, a well-known" real
estate, man who has been connected
with the real estate offices ot Lleber
mann & Hawn and previously with
Thomas J. Fisher & Co., Inc., hat
opened an office of hla own in the
Evana building, where he will conduct
a general real estate, Insurance and
To Build on Embassy Site.
It Is reported today that the German
government la about to prepare plana
for the erection ot a large embassy
building on the site which was bought
by the German empire about five years
ago for that purpose. The property Is
one of the most extensive residence
plots In the northwest fashionable resi
The plot fronts 202 feet on the north
aide pt S street, between Twenty-second
and Twenty-third atreeta nortnweat,
and haa a depth of IM feet The whole
plot contains 11,13 square feet and la
located on the brow of the hill a square
north of Sheridan circle.
September Fire Loss
Amounted to $6,210
Fir losses in the District during the
month of September amounted to a
total of tMlO, covered, by an Insurance
of UlS.tSS, according to the monthly re
port of Fire Chief Wagner, made pub
lic today. Seventy-one alarms of tire
The loss is a decrease ot $2,TM, aa
competed with the preceding month,
ana a decrease of 111,053. at compared
with the loaa far September, itu.
Citizens to Elect
The North Washington Cltfiins' As
sociation will hold Its opening meeting
for the coming year in the parish hall.
Church of the Advent tonight .
t-The annual election ot officers will be
Capital Traction Men
, At Chicago Convention
A number of electric railway officials
of this city are attending tho convsni
Hon of the American Electric Railway
Association in Chicago this week.
Among them are President Clarence V,
King, Vice President W. F. Ham, Engl
neer of Way C. B. Kimball, Manager
of the Claim Department F. J, White
head, and Chief Clerk O. O. Whitney,
from the Washington Railway and
Electric Company, and Chief Engineer
J. H. Hanna and Treasurer R. D,'
Slmms, of the Capital Traction Com
pany. Officials front the Old Dominion
Railway will probably go later In the
The' convention alms, according to of
flctals, to standardise railway methods
and equipment disseminate Information
useful to railway men and bring about
a better understanding between the
railway corporations and the public. ,
Promised for Week
With neither extreme favored, no up
ward dashes ot mercury as an echo of
the summer tonidlty, or tobogganing
downward as a harbinger ot that which
will shortly come, fair weather and
moderate temperatures will prevail the
coming week, according to the weekly
forecast of the Weather Bureau. .
There Will be a alight disturbance In
the far West Wednesday or Thursday
attended by unsettled weather and rain.
A pronounced area of high barometer
attended by much colder weather will
appear In the Northwest Friday or Sat
urday and spread rapidly eastward and
Along the Atlantlo seaboard the tern-
fieraturea will bo mild and even, usher
ng In Indian summer.
Some "THOROUGHBREDS" In Women's New
TAN BOOTS FOR FALL
E evidently made no mistake when we went in big for TAN
BOOTS this fall for they are immensely popular we are
selling them by the hundreds. But our TANS are decidedly
the BEST-LOOKING TANS IN TOWN, while the QUALIITIES and
the PRICES are also RIGHT.
Illustration shows a new "Eng
lish" style with drawn-out flat
toe and low or medium hod. In
laced with blind eyelets alto
Tan Laced and Bluchers have re
turned to much popularity this
Fall In both regular heights
and extra high cut Storm Boots.
We're showing these new laced
Boots also 12 to 16 Button Models
In medium or wide, short-front
models, with "High Toes" and in
other new shapes besides the
"English" models previously men
tioned. Made of the classiest grade
ot Tan Russia Calf. Tan Lotus
Calf, Brown Spartan, Willow
Tan Boots at $1.95
Others at $2.50 and $3
20 Sorts at $3.50 and $4
And the Very Best at $5
ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS
in our recent
"LETTER WRITING CONTEST"
We, tho Judges of the contest to secure the
best answers to the question: "Why do yon like
to buy your Shoes at HAHN'SP aftor carefully
considering over 700 answers submltted-r-bave
unanimously decided on the following winners:
FIRST PRIZE, $25.00.
Mn. A. F. Dougherty, 1013 E. Cap. St.
SECOND PRIZE, $15.00.
Mr. C. V.Mackintosh, No. 1 Truck, F.D.
THIRD PRIZE, $10.00.
Mrs. W.F.Hubbard, Takorria Park, D. C.
FOURTH PRIZE, SS-OO."
Warren J. Hammacher, 100S8thSt.N.E.
FIVE PRIZES OF Si EACH.
Mrs. Annie L. Campbell, 1419 Col. Rd.
Mr. W. E. Hayghe, 929 O St. N. W.
Mrs. A. Patterson, 206 F St. N. E.
Mr. A. C. Schumacher, Brightwood.D.C.
Mr. Wm. W. Hill, 4319 Georgia Ave.
(Signed) Committee of Judges:
Lester F. Marx, Washington Post.
Leroy W. Herron. Evening Star.
E. C. Rogers, Washington Times.
The Winning and Other Letters
WiU Be Published Shortly.
A FREE TRIP
Yale-Harvard Football Game
New Haven, Conn., Nov. 23d
All expenses paid for a most enjoyable three
day trip to this most Important ot all America's
annual athletic contests will be awarded to the
Most Popular Boy or Girl in the Wash'
ington High Schools.
Contest starts today ends Nov, 18th. Free
Voting Coupons like the following will be found
In our Newspaper Advertisements bring this to
one of our stores:
HAHN'S FOOTBALL VOTING
5 votes for
(Times, Nov. 7th.)
This coupon void after November 13.
Additional Votes given with each purchase
Full particulars given here for the asking.
Enter the Contest TODAY!
I fjPIJABLE SHOE HOu
Cor. 1 and k. 5TS,
1914-1916 Pa. Ave.
233 Pa. Ave. 5.E.
Pocket the difference in price
$1.25 to $1.75 fall (VJ0
Wool dress goods at " yd
Beautiful Dress Goods indeed and the low price of 07c a
yd. is made possible because they.represent surplus lots from the
mill. You will find in the lot such favorites as Storm Serges,
Cheviots, Diagonals, Whipcords, Mixed Suitings, French Serges,
Hopsacking, and Fancy Weaves. They re 54-in. wide. Colors
YOU want just such Dress Fabrics NOW so why not buy
under such advantageous circumstances? Bargain Tables
for 47 worth all of 75c
Tailored coata requlra thla
lining- satin to complete a
I.uatrous flnlah. Full 3(-ln.
Cbolca ot all shades embrac
ing black, cream, white, itray,
silver, tan, brown, Rarnet.
light blue, pink, lavender, nlle,
(Old, and (carleL
Select from tbeae tomorrow
at 4(e a yd.
Lining; Store street floor.
Mllll Iff !
11 95c .
To Convert I'Ow Neck Frock
lato Ills: Neck.
Most all tho new frocks are
made with round neck, and
these g-ulmpes give the finish
Made of plain or fancy net,
long aleevei, high boned col
lar, and hnlihed at waist w.lth
elastic to make It fit.
These will be sold on street
floor bargain tables tomor
row at S5c each.
90 fall tailored suits
Will not tarry long at Kami's suit store
. (tic C A real 25 to
at J10.,OU $30 values
All we could possibly secure .were 00 of these Fall Tail
ored Suits that are $25 to $30 values to sell at $15.50 so
only 00 women can be made happy.
There are plain and trimmed styles among these suits
all nobby all upto-the-minute in style.
Materials include those most popular and there is quite
a choice to select from.
The scarce shades are here, including taupe, brown,
navy, and black.
Sizes for young girls and grown women. This is a case
when it will pay big to make an early start for Kann's Suit
Store Tomorrow 2d Floor.
e Macrame Lace
we kiTe fa Bitterns
Patterns are stamped for
crocheting the macrame lace
for collars, collar sets, and
bandings that can he used
for dreas trimmings.
Collar set and separate Col
lar patterns at S"fe aad esc
Stamped bandings, a strip,
IBe. ISc, aaa 23c
Macrame Looms, for making
hand tied macrame lace, soc
Instruction free If materials
are bought here.
Instruction books for differ
ent kinds of work In macrame
at 10c aad 33c
Learn now In time to make
Christmas gilt fancy work.
Art Store 3rd Floor.
POPLINS for 12ic yd
that are fttd 19c nliet
Popllna are very popular 'be
cause of their durability and
also the fact that ther make
up prettily Into the prevailing f
Every color known will be
found Including the light
shades of light blue, pink,
mals, cream, lavender also
dorker hues such as navy,
rose, garnet, green, and black.
They are 27 Inches wide.
Values to hurry for at 12Hc
Wanh Goods ,tore street
If you have not teen to the rug sale
yet, yon will come tomorrow for
$22.50 9x12 ft.
Wilton velvet rugs
Alexander Smith & Sons "Colonial" Rugs.
Heavy, firm, fine quality, made of a good grade of yams
that give the lustrous surface to bo found only in good rugs.
Oriental and floral designs, perfect patterns, being the mills'
sample line, and made with cross seam.
Bought in connection with other big purchases we se
cured these 50 rugs at a big concession. They arc all dif
ferent, and the chance tomorrow is one that is seldom of
fered, an opportunity to secure a heavy Wilton Velvet at the
price of an ordinary Brussels.
Special Sale prices prevail during the,sale on nine dif
ferent piles of room size rugs. Rug Store 3d Floor.
CILKS that are in demand
at prices that are scarce
Values that are incomparable for high-grade silks fash
ion's favorite fall material.
20-ln. Messallne8 In change
able and plain colors, 7Gc A(n
values. Tomorrow a yd. zUl
31-ln. Novelty Silks, In all col
ors, good 7fic yd, values. A(n
Tomorrow a yd. only ..,.,. lUt.
36-in. Dlack Taffetas, guaran
teed t? wear. 11.25 a yd. CQn
values, tomorrow a yd. only vVXt
a id. only
111 nek Peau de Sole, 36-ln. wide,
ood $1.00 yd. values. To- CQp
lorrow a yd. only OUl
usual J2.00 yd. value. To-
morrow a yu. only uiuuw
Hllk' Store streot floor.