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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1912
' MASONRY STARTS
1 Twenty-three Foreign Na
tions Represented at
With twenty-three, forelcn nations
represented, tbo International confer
ence of the supreme councils of Scottish
Ttlts of Freemasonry of the World con
vened this mornlnff at 10 o'clock In the
Scottish nite Cathedral, S3 D street
James D, Ttlchardaon, aovvsrclcn franc
commander of the southern jurisdiction
of the United States, opened the con
ference with an address of welcome,
Eoverelcn Grand Inspector of the South
em Jurisdiction Charles W. Buck, of
New Orleans, also delivered an address
of welcome. Responses were made toy
sovereign grand commanders of the
Noted Masons Hete.
More than ISO noted Masons were at
the opening of the conference, including
Sir John Gibson, of Toronto, Canada,
moat Julsan.t ,so.verlrnn grand com
mander of th'e supreme Council of Can
ada; Barton M. Smith,' 8f Toledo, Ohio,
most pultaant, sovereign grand Com
mander of the northern Jurisdiction of
the United States: Lieutenant Grand
Commander Leon M. Abbott, of Massa
chusetts; secretary General James H,
Ccddlng, of New York; Secretary Uen
eral of Canada W. H. Ballard: Dr. J.
M. Raymond, of France: Oaverlo Fere,
of Italy; JM. Mallcfer. 8wtserUnd; C.
O. Badger, of Central America; M.
Mlltlschewltch. of Servla; Julio Tre
palaclos, of Colombia; atulto BonglMo,
Object of Conference.
Of the twenty-nine supreme councils
In the world, tn-cnty-slx are repre
sented here. The last conference, and
the first of Its kind nvcr held, -was at
Brussels in 1907. The object of the
gathering la to renew and strengthen
the ties of Intimacy existing between
these councils and to diffuse more
widely the principles of Freemasonry.
One of tho featuios of the convention
will be a banquet that Is to be held at
the New Wlllard tomorrow night it S
The conference will not ro into a gen
eral sitting until Wednesday morning
Joday'a session and the work tomorrow
will be mainly In the consideration of
credentials of the delegates.
TO CLEAN UP ALLEYS
Three Welfare Societies Plan
Carry Fight BefJre
Co-operation, between thrf welfare
socletlesOd',leri'.up the alley alums of
Washington will soon result In a vleor
ous campaign before Congress. The
Monday Evening Club, Associated
Charities, and Women's Welfare De
partment of tho National Civic Federa
tion will Join In the movement, and
they villi appoint a Joint committee
which will make representations to
At their own expense, an alley di
rectory i of Washington has recently
been compiled by Mrs. Medlll McCor
mlck, Mrs. WJItiam Bcldcn Noble, and
Mrs. John Van Schalvk, Jr., wire of
the pastor of the Church of Our Father.
They aro nil members of the Monday
Evening Club. According to the sta
tistics, there are 275 alleys In Wash
ington of which 161 are In the north
west. There are 3,337 houses In. these
alleys,1 and an estimated population of
16 000. k
Br condemnation, alleys may be
changed Into minor streets by law
through tho assessment of adjoining
property. Such a protest la often made
by property1 holders against paying tho
benefits, however, that the law Is
S radically a. dead letter. Dr. John Van
chalck, jr., advocates the purchase of
alleys by tho Government, since the
property Is cheap and the action would
be of immesurablo value in Increasing
the pi entice and beauty of the city.
Tbo Alliance of Jewish Women has
also entered Into the welfare work and
la extending all possible help to Im
migrants who settle In this city.
St. Agnes' Chapel Is
The formal dedicatory exercises of St.
Acnes' Protestant Episcopal Chapel
were held at the morning services yes
terday, the RL Rev. Alfred Hurdlng,
bishop of Washington, delivering the
address. Services har been held In
the chapel for some weeks, but the for
mal opening had been postponed until
Bishop Harding returned to tho city.
A choir of twenty-two voices gave a
special program, and Miss Helen Bain,
contraltp. sang a solo. The Rev. C. W.
Whltmore. rector of the chapel, pie
slded at the service. The new chapel
takes tho place of the mission chapel at
tho corner of Fourth street and New
York avenue northeast and Is Included
In Trinity Parish.
West Point Head Is
Opposed to Reinstatement
The reinstatement or leappolntmrnt of
tadcta to the United Btates Military
Atad?mjr Is attacked as a policy detil
menial to military discipline In the an
nual report of den. Thomas It, Buiry,
superintendent of the Institution.
He urges tho authorization of "UO ca
dets, stating there are now accommoda
tions for that number, and asserts that
competitive examinations In the several
districts would do much to kep the
iiumber of cadets up to full strength.
Lieut. Col, F. W. Bladen. Eleenth
infantry, is glcn cicuit tor tne lm-
Movement in aiscipiuie nuicu auung ino
Pleads Not Guilty to
Charge of Stealing Pin
Charged with entering the residence
of llany O. Smith, of 1 Foxhall road,
and stealing therefrom a rnluable stick
pin, Charles W. Lacey. arrested Satur
day by Detective Ouy Walsh, of the
Seventh police precinct, was held In (500
bunds for the action of the grand Jury
when 'airalgned In' the; United States
lnanuh of the 'Police Court today.
Lncey pleaded not, guilty and waived
The pin which h Is charged with
stealing Is the proptrty of Mary G.
Victims in -Battery F Explosion .
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DEVOTION OF TORTY
HOURS' ILL CLOSE
Solemn Ceremonies Are
Held in St. Patrick's
The "Forty Houis' " devotion waa
celebrated In St. Patilck'a Church yes
terday. With solemn benediction It
coscs at "'JO o'clock tomorrow evening.
Solemn high mass was celebrated at
11 o'clock yesterday morning by the
Rt- Rev. W. T. Russell, assisted by
the Rev. Eugene Burke, a Paullst
from the Catholic University, and tho
Rev, M. O. Hentges, n Paullst student,
as deacon and aubdeacon. The Revs.
Thomus E. McGulgan, William J. Car
roll, James A. Smythc, and Charles
Fisher wet matters of ceremonies. The
mass of peace was celebrated at S
o'clock this morning.
At St. Paul's Church, Fifteenth and
V streets northwest, the winter schedule
was commences! yesterday. There will
be solemn high moss at 11 o'clock every
Sunday, and short sermons will be de
livered at tho low masses. The devo
tion of Rosary -Sunday was observed at
Dominican friars from the houso of
studies at Catholic Uhlvcrslty offici
ated at the solemn high mass at 11
o'clock lesterdsy morning at St. Domi
nic's Church. In tho grand procession
ncre 1,000 members and children of the
Holy Name Boclcty, Tho sermon was
delivered by the Rev. William O. Noon.
At the Catholic University esterday
the religious opening of the season was
held. The Rt. Rev, Mgr. Hhanan cele
brated mass at 11 o'clock. Ab Caldwell
Chapel could not accommodate the 500
pupils, servlcos were held lnMcMahon
vlnnl nrrantrements !iao been com
plcted for the Holy Name parade to bo
held hero October 30. All the Catholics
nf wnwhincrtntf win take Dart, and thou
sands of men will bo In fine. Baltimore
has promised 6,000, and all the adjacent
countryside win send nunarcas.
CHEER UP! IE HEADACHY, BILIOUS,
CONSTIPATED - - -
No odds how bad your liver, stomach, or bowels; how much your head
aches, how miserable and uncomfortable
tion, biliousness, and sluggish intestines you always get. tho desired results
w ith Caf carets.
Tlicy end tho headache, biliousness, dizziness, nervousness, sick, sour,
gassy stomach. They cleanse your liver and Bowels of all the sour bile, foui
gases nnd constipated matter whWi s producing tlio misery. A Cascurct to
night will straighten you out by morning a 10-ccnt box from your druggist
will keep our head clear, stomach sweet, liver and bowels regular, and make
jou feel cheerful and bully for months.
msrvmL e9 J- es A- ga sl
FRED L. LINEHAN.
DECLARES HE IS A
Calls Roosevelt Only Candi-
date Who Can Handle
NEW YORK. Oct. 7. Thomas A. Kdi
ion declared that he was "a born Bull
Mooter,' 'and gave out an Interview
In his laboratory at West Orange, N. J.
Mr. Edison, however, holds views that
colncldo with those of Governor Wil
son on the tariff. He Is strong for tho
recall -and. the referendum, and believes
wn ahauld have more men in politics
like George W. Perkins and Senator
Colby. Speaking of Theodore Roosevelt,
-,fr. v:ninn nam:
"He knows men better thsn the other
two nominees could. Ho Is capable of
handling the bunch that he has to con
tend with If he gets to bo President.
Nobody likes to be reformed that has a
good thing. Americans aro experi
mental. We want to try experiments
In govcrnn.eiit. We aro trying It out
Ir. Colorado, California, and Oregon, and
It seems to bo working all right. If we
carry out the Oregon Idea wo can try
out a lot of experiments without dan
ger. "The bunch Roe-Levelt has to contend
with Is the political bunch at Washing
ton. The great Issue of tho campaign Is
the recall and the referendum; In othur
words, the Bull Moose platform."
Asked his opinion of Taft, Mr. Edison
'I think Taft Is a lino man, but unable
to copo with that bunch down there.
They will put It all over him."
"What do you think of Wilson?" ho
"Wilson Is In tho same boat."
Asked In regard to tho tariff, Mr. Edi
"The tariff la a political bluff. What
we call In commercial life 'a talking
point.' If Wilson is elected he may
cairy out the tariff proposition, but I
doubt it. If we make a change in the
tariff wo ought to extend It over a num
ber of years.
"I think It a good thing to string It
out and not to give It to us all at once.
"Trusts aro aood things, but ought to
be regulated the samo as railroads are
"If tho Government owns railroads
they should never operate them. They
should lease them to responsible par
tics." CASCARETS TONIGHT
you are from constipation, indiges
10 CeiltSe Nrr grips) or sicken.
WORK WHILE YOU SLEEP."
FT. HIYER IAN
Gun Explosion on Artillery
Range injures Eight
(Continued from First Page )
klon. Until word has been received
from thete officers, the department will
not venture a statemint regarding the
probable cause of tho explosion.
The Fort Mycr troopers have been
on the Pennsylvania range tin) grrater
part of the summer, tho forces having
ben added to the first part of Sep
tember by Batter E, Third Field Ar
tillery, commanded b Capt. Fred, T.
Austin, following the i-lose of the Joint
maneuvers In which that battery par
ticipated. Tobvhanna Is one of tho best tar
get ranges for artillery work In tbe
Ja 'sml-offlclal report of Me accident
was received by First Sergeant Weber,
at Fort Mycr last night. Sergeant
Weber was told that Erbeck would be
rushed to Washington todav. and placed
In the Walter Reed Hospital.
The Interstate Commerce Commission
begun a new season today, all of the
members returning to Washington and
meeting In conference for the first time
since Ust spring.
The big express case, hearing of wntch
will begin Wednesday, will be the first
major affair to engage the attention of
Several of the members have been on
vacation while others havo been making
a grand circuit of the country, hearing
complaints In various cities.
Sight of a Lifetime
Hudson River, New York
October 12 to 15,
Official Review October 14 and 15.
, Slxtcon U. S. Battleships came into New York Harbor
on October 6, the advance guard of tbo Atlantic Fleet of
123 Warships which 1b mobilizing la tbo Hudson River
between 30th Street and 170th Street. The greatest fleet
of warships enrcr usscmbled in American naters or under
the United States Hag.
Public is Invited to Inspect Ships
It is the desire of tbe Navy Department that the pcoplo shall
see their Warships, and the ships will be open for Inspection
from 9:00 A. M. to G;00 P. M. each day, except during tho Review.
Illumination of Fleet at Night.
FAST EXPRESS TRAILS DIRECT TO
' PENNSYLVANIA STATION
which Is easily accessible to the Upper Itlver Front.
OF DISTRICT OFF
TO AHEND REVIEW
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Forty-three Men and Three
Officers Regularly Erilist-
- ed for Ten Days; '
Oft to participate In the biggest naval
maneuvers ever undertaken by i this
country, forty-three men, In command
of three officers, of the District 7 al
Battalion, left Washington for PhlUdel
phis' this morning, where they will
board the United States ship .Maine,
and tomorrow join the thousahds of
other regular and mllttu sallormen on
ships "off, New York,
Tho District sailors marched from
their armory at the Naval Battalion
wharf, at the foot of Seventh street,
at 10:30 o'clock this morning, and half
sn hour later were Mated comfortably
In a. special car at Union Station.
Three hours lator they landed In Phila
delphia, and marched Immediately to
the League Island yard, whero they
boarded the battleship which will be
their home during the ten days' maneu
Lieutenant Commander Joseph An
tonio Dcmpf. .of the battalion, was In
command of the citizen sailors. En
signs J, B. Dalton. W. O. auss, and B.
C, Oettslnger are the other officers who
will direct the sallormen during the
Are Regulars for Time,
This morning, the men were lined tip
at their armory, where they again took
the oath administered to sailors of the
United States Navy, nnd Immediately
they became subjeot to tho rules and
regulations obtaining In tho service.
They were placed on the same .footlrur
with the regulnrs.
Their white starched uniforms con
trasting with the blue ones of the of
ficers, tho men marched un Seventh
stteet to Pennsylvania avenue, down
that thoroughfare to the Capitol, and
thenco to the union illation.
Members of Division.
The men comprising the battalion
Actlrg Qunnerrmate E. R. Allen. Yeo
man G. E. Anderson, Seamen O. V.
Armstrong, C. Avery, C. H. Us4l, W.
II. lieny, T. j. Elcglne, w. F. mnnlx,
E. S. Blade. E. J. liresnan. C. W. Burr.
Time It! In Five Minutes the Gas,
Sourness, Heartburn, and Indi
gestion Misery Is Gone,
Do some foods )ou eat hit back
taste good, but work badly; ferment
Into stubborn lumps and cause a sick,
sour, gassy stomach? Now, Mr. or
Mrs. Dyspeptic, Jot this downt Pape's
Diapepsin digests everything, leaving!
notning io sour ana upsei you. .inere
Aever was anything so safely quick; so
certainly aflecttve. ro ainsrence now
badly our stomach is disordered you
will get happy relief In five minutes,
but what pleases you most is that it
strengthens and regulates your stom
ach so ou can eat jour favorite foods
Most remedies give ou relief some
times they are alow, but not sure. Dl-
uoepsln Is quick, positive, and puts your
stomach In a healthy condition so the
misery won't come back.
You feel different as soon as Dlspep
sln cornea In contact with the atomsch
distress Just vanishes your stomach
gets sweet, no gases, no belching, no
eructations of undigested food, your
head clears and you feel fine.
Go now, make the best Investment
you ever made by gottlngm large fifty
rent case of Pape's Diapepsin from any
drug store. You realize in five minutes
how needless It Is to suffer from lnd
Kestlon. dyspepsia, or any stomach disorder.
H. C Byron. A, W, Connor, J. Connors,
II. U Crawford, C. T. Cross, C. E.
Davis, R. Davis, J, C. Deck, E. M. Do
Htalcj M.I R. Frailer, A. L. Carditis,
C. E, dentner, P. N. Olesy, B. J. OIA
vanettl, C. Clfovnnonl, J, C. Gray, E.
G, Henry, F. Hlmelrlght, F. W, Hoi
lows, 'j; J, Honan, M. A. JCeese, J. B.
Lock head, F. McMahon, B. 11. McNally,
JV T. Marks, F. Martin, K. II. Miller,
T. B., Miller, R. I. Mllstead, II. W.
Mlller.'F, ll Mudge. E.-H. Murphy, J,
E. Murphy. J, F. Nolte, J. R. Oxford,
W. B. Patteson. K. W. Rauth. W. B,
Roberts. It.'E. Rockelll, C. O. Roomey,
E, 8. Scott, P. F. .Shanahan, Ml. C."
Hodeld, J. W. Htevens, W. E. Summers,
II. B. Swindell, H.. Thomas, P. V.
Thompson, W. U Torney, W.'C. War
rerr. R. A. Williams, p, W. Wilson, and
F. II,' Faxrnan. '
MUST FLY IN THIRTY
DAYS OR QUIT POST
Signal Corps Issues Order Plac
ing Limit on Officers Learn
In the future all officers detailed for
duty at the 8lgnal' Corps Aviation
Bcnoo! must learn to manipulate an
aeroplane In thirty (lying days, and It
at the end of that time the proper
progress has not boen made the student
Tfiu te returned io nis regiment as un
fit for aviation duty. An order to this
effect hss Just been Issued by the Sig
nal Corps office.'
Besides this requirement, the Blsnal
CorDS has ordered that after an officer
practices thirty flying days and gets his
pilot's license from the Aero Club of
America, he Is given ninety flying days
in which to pass a number of tests re
quired by the Signal Corps before being
given a military pilot's license.
A Democratic rally will be held at
Democratic national headquarters In
the Rlggs building at o'clock Wednes
day night. Col.' II. Martin Williams,
R. Q, Balderson, and Nathan B. Wil
liams will speak.
SEVENTH AND K
"It PAY5 .TODEAL L AT GOLDEN BERGS"
Celebrating Our Seventeenth Anni
versary With a Great Wealth of
Bargain Offerings in
. Seventeen 1ycarsB' "The Dependable Store" was started'in
a modest way, and each year has marked a consistent growth in
its career. Dedicated to the policy of offering trustworthy mer
chandise at underselling prices, it has come to occupy an im
portant place in the esteem of the shopping public.
To show our appreciation of the patronage which has made
this big business possible, we propose to offer our customers ex
traordinary values all thjs week in seasonable fall merchandise.
Sunday's Times, Star, and Post gave the details of the great
feast of bargains prepared for today and tomorrow. Be here to
get your share.
Following is a brief summary of sdme
of the most important sales in progress:
30, $35, $40, $45 Silk Dresses and Costumes.$14.75
Women's $30, $35 and $40 Sample Suits $16.75
$22.50 9x12 ft. Smith's Brussels Rugs $14.50
Men's $12.50 to $16.50 Fall Suits $8.95
$5, $6 and $7 Silk. Dress Waists. : $2.95
Men's "Faultless" Shirts, with "Nek-Gard". . .$1.00
51.19 All-wool Storm Serge, 50 inches wide. . , . , 89c
$1.25 All-wool Satin-face Broadcloth 75c
$1.98 Imported Satin Charmeuse, 44 in. wide. .$1.37
$2.25 Imported Crepe Meteor, 40 in. wide $1.59
$4.00 Wool-filled Blankets, 1 1-quarter size. . .$2.95
$ l .00 Wide-wale Corduroys, all shades. 79c
Women's $1 and $1.50 Silk Stockings 69c
$3.00, $3.50 and $4.00 Silk Velvet Hats $1.98
75c Mercerized Satin Tabje Damask, 72 in 44c
Boys' Two-pants Combination Fall Suits $2.89
Dennis & Ellis' Footwear at 50c on the dollar.
Silver-plated Ware, worth up to $3.00 98c
$2.00 Tapestry Couch Covers, 3 yards long. . .$1.05
Women's 50c "Crestwood Mills" Union Suits. . .39c
25c and 50c Sample Belt Pins, new designs 12c
25c Linen-finish Writing Paper, per pound . . . , . . 10c
Messaline Silk Petticoats, all colors , . .$1.59
"Seconds" of 25c and 35c "Burson" Stockings. 12Vc
75c Seamless Bleached Sheets, 8'lx90 inches 44c
Women's 50c and 75c Sample Neckwear, new
styles r . . : 25c
$l,00""De-Bevoise7' Batiste Brassieres, all sizes. .67c
$1.25 English Longcloth, twelve-yard pieces 79c
Men's and Women's $ 1 .00 and $1.25 Umbrellas . . 69c
Women's $5 All-wool Coat Sweaters, all sizes. .$3.49
Women's $1 Long Flannelette Kimonos, all sizes. 69c
Skinner's $1.50 yard-wide Lining Satin $1.09
$1.00 "Everwear" yard-wide Lining Satins 69c
$1.75 Double Bed Size White Crochet Spreads. $1.10
12J-C yard-wide White Cambric, soft finish 7c
10c Outing Flannels, in new fall styles 6c
12c New Fall Outing Flannels, 27 in. wide. . .9c
: 10c Dress Ginghams, 10 to 20 yd. lengths, yd . . ,6c
LIKELY TO INDICT
MEN WHO HIT RICH
FARMER WITH AX
Grand Jury o Prince' George
Indictments against Robert Cbltham,
colored, and his brother are expected
from the grand Jury o; Prince Qeoige
county In session today, as the result
of a murderous assault made last
spring by Chltham on George Weaver,
a wealthy farmer of Prince George
county, and one of his sons.
Tho assault of Weaver resulted from
him sending word to Chltham, who was
living on his farm, that be would ha-r
to move If ho continued to have his
brother, a lpafer, remain about the
place. Weaver's youngest son drove a
bunch of cattle past the Chltham shad:
and was attacked. His cries for help
brought his father and brother to the
Weaver was struck with an ax. and
when the elder son appeared with a
gun there was a brief battle, the col
ored men fleeing. Robert Chltham es
caped and still Is at large. His brother
Is In Jail, and his wife, who was said
at the time to have had a hand in the
assault, is under surveillance. Weave.
Interest Is manifested In the announce
ment that the grand Jury may brlni
Indictments sgalnst the proprietors of
a number of road houses In Prince
Oeorge county, where It Is reported
gambling Is permitted and drinks scrveJ
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