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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, MONDAY, OCTOBER 7,' 1912.
IP IN CAPITAL,
; DECLARES PASTOR
"Froth at Top and Dregs at
Bottom," Says Rev. Dr.
two men fall from
Alexandria Police Find Both Sufferers and Take'Thern
to Hospital Judge Survys Disputed; Annexa- , t
tlon Suit Points.
Declaring that ths two extremes of
society in Washington were far worse
than In the majority of cltlei In the
United States, the nev. Dr. Jamea
Bhera Montgomery, pastor of the Met
ropolitan Methodist Episcopal Churchy
In a sermon last night on the "Top and
Bottom of Society," deplored conditions
as they exist here.
The pastor said that among the more
fortunato and wealthy frivolity seemed
greater, and among the poor and un
fortunate drinking heavier, than In other
"The question of this day Is not one
of creed," said the pastor, "but how to
bring together the extremes of society.
Jesus'ls the world's tie, and the tie of
the Washington people, too. He Is not
the representative of any time, nation,
for body, -but Is the son of man. What
shall be done with the man who Is sit
ting on our front doodstepsT He be
lieves that society Is unjust and we are
his enemies, No philosophy will solve
the problem. He demands that the word
of Jesus shall be transformed Into tho
twentieth century flesh and blood that
will go about doing rood. This Is the
supreme problem of the hour,"
In speaking of extremes of local so
ciety Dr. Montgomery said "There Is
froth at tho top, and dregs at the bot
tom." Says Children Are Neglected.
The Hev. Dr. E. M. Stephenson, who
speaks this afternoon at the Baptist
Training School for Sunday school
workers, preached at the Metropolitan
Baptist Church last night, "The Life of
the Child" was his subject. Dr. Steph
enson said the children of today are
not given the chanco at home they de
serve. "They are driven out into the
world too soon," declared tho preacher,
"when they should be kept In closer
touch with the churches."
A revival opened at the Cavalry
Methodist Episcopal Church South last
night. The pastor, the nev. James Klb
ler, preached from the text, "Behold. I
stand at the door and knock-" The
attitude of Christ Is as one standing at
the door of the sinner's heart, knocking,
and waiting, and calling for admission."
aid the Rev. Mr. Klbler. "He walta
not for us to come to Him. He comes
first to us. He makes Himself known
by His word, by His proldenccs, and
liv Ills spirit. The condition of salva
tion Is simple, but requires a willing
ralnd open the door. No man ever will
be saved unless he Is witling and wants
Christian Science Church Opens.
The Bev. Dr. George A. Miller, at the
Ninth Street Christian Church, urged
parents In Washington to give more at
tention to training their children for the
work of Christianity, and not for the
worldly things. His subject was "The
Call of Samuel." "The mother of
Samuel made a vow to consecrate her
son for the work of God. Washington
mothers should think more of training
their children along this tine," sold the
The opening services of the new
Christian Science Church, Columbia
rnnri and Chamulaln street northwest.
were held yesterday. More than 1.500
persons aitenaea. i-ror. Annur u.
Mayo played the organ. A fine musical
program Was given, Tho edifice Is one
of the handsomest In the city. The
.auditorium holds 1,200 and the Sunday
school room about 700.
In celebration at the seventieth anni
versary of the founding of the lnitltu
tlon, the Temple Baptist Church held
largely attended services yesterday, the
first of an all-week observance. There
was a rallv of the Bible class at 9,39
o'clock, which 300 pupils attended.
At 11 a. m. the anniversary sormon
was delivered by the nev. D J. J. Mulr.
The Lord's Bupper was observed at 12:15
p. m. Christian Endeavor meeting was
held at 7 p. m, and evening devotions
at 7:45. when the sermon was delivered
by the nev. A. B. Withers, of West
Tomorrow evening will he devoted to
greetings at Temple Baptist. The speak
ers will be the nev. Dr. John E. Brlggs.
the nev. Dr. Samuel If. Oreene. mi
Itev. J. Compton Ball, the Rev. H. T.
Mtcvenson, and the Rev. II. B. Plnkham.
The Rev. H. V. Hpwlett will preside.
Following prayer and praise service
Wednesday evening at o'clock, C. N.
Richards, long and actively Identified
with the church, will deliver on address
on me msiory oi leuipio jiii
More than C00 Episcopalians witnessed
the laying of the cornerstone of St. Al
bans' Guild Hall. In Cathedral Close, on
Wisconsin avenue, yesterday afternoon
nt 5-30 o'clock. The lit. Rev. Alfred
Harding, Bishop of Washington, per
formed the regular Impressive cere
mony, using the same gavel as that
used by George Washington, master of
Alexandria Lodge, 1'. A. A. M when
he laid tho cornerstone of the Capitol
of the United States.
The ceremonies came Immediately
ofter the close of the open-air vesper
service at St. Alban's. The bishop of
Washington was escorted by Robert S.
Chew and Edward Brooke. Among the
ecclesiastical dignitaries In the proces
Blon were Canon G. C. I''. Bratenahl,
who, delivered the chief address; the
Rev. C. T. Warner, rector of St. Al
bans; the Rev. J. II. Ourner and Canons
De Vrles and Williams, of t he new
Cathedral of 88. Teter and Taut. The
choir of St. Albans' guv'e an appropriate
program of songs.
ruBtora and missionary workers of the
Christian churches of the United States
, will hold their annual convention In
Louisville. Ky., October 15-12, and
Washington will lie represented
ThoBe In the local parly will be the
Rev. Ur. George A. Miller, pastor cf
the Ninth Street Christian Church; the
Rev. I)i. Uarle Wlliley and Mrs. Wll
lie), of the Vermont Aentu Christian
Chunh. tho Rev. W. S. Smith, or tho
Whitney Arnue Christian Church; tho
Rev. C T Killers nnd Mrs. Ehlers, of
tho rirttcnth Street Christian Church;
Mr. and Mrs. William Lipscomb, Mrs
Ilyron Richards, Mr. and Mrs. James
L. Wllirath, and J. A. Scott.
WA81UNOTON TIMES BUREAU,
. ALKXANPniA, VA., OCT. T.
Two men are confined at Alexandria
Hospital today, both suffering from In
juries sustained from a' fall from
bridges In the same vicinity, ,
Horace Elklns, who gives hla address
as 1S33 Kensington street, Richmond,
fell from the overhead bridge on, Mush
pot road, Fairfax cqunty, at 1:30 yes
terday morning, a fall of about thirty
feet, sustaining a fracture of both legs.
He was removed to Alexandria Hospital
by -Sergeant Wilkinson and Officer
Charles' Gardner, who Uvea at 1240
Third street aouthwest, was picked up
near the railroad bridge near Union
BUtlon at 1:30 this morning by Ser
geant Bcott, who took him to the hos
pital, where It was found that his
collarbone had been broken. Both men
When the annexation suit of this city,
brought against the counties of Fair
fax and Alexandria to secure the ces
sion of a portion of their territory to"
Alexandria, Is called In the circuit court
for Alexandria county this afternoon,
after a recess of two weeks. It will meet
with another postponement, according
to the understanding of attorneys here.
Andrew J. Montague, former governor
of Virginia and a Congressman-elect,
who heads the counsel for Alexandria
county, will, It Is said, ask that the
matter be held over until after the fall
election, owing to the press of other
duties, and the general Impression Is
that Judge Bennett T. Oordon will
grant It. The attorneys for this city
announce that if auch a reauest Is made
they will do all In their "power M oP-
Judge Gordan made a trip through
Alexandria and also the proscribed ter
ritory today In an automobile. He ias
accompanied by Samuel P. Fisher, Sam
uel O. Brent, and John M. Johnson,
attorneys for Alexandria; Crandall
Mackey and A... J. Montague,
attorneys for Alexandria'' county; C.
Vernon V Ford of Fairfax county, and
E. C. Dunn, city engineer, Tho trip
was made In order that the judge might
familiarise nimseir wiin tne oounas ana
conditions of the territory In jeopardy,
as well as gain a general aspect of the
city which desires to annex It.
Various points, cited as "object les
sons" for and against the cession, were
pointed out by the several attorneys
en route. Judge Gordon made no com
ment, but asked a number of questions.
A fire at 4:30 o'clock this morning
caused the total destruction of the
home of Lewis Dudley, colored, on
South Royal street, between Wilkes and
Gibbon streets, a small frame structure.
The blase was caused by the explosion
of a kerosene lamp, which Dudley had
left burning when he retired for the
Howard W. Smith has purchased
from Mrs. Rebecca C. Powell the three
two-story brick dwellings on the south
side of Queen street, between Washing
ton and Columbua streets.
A petition will be presented at to
morrow night's meeting of the city
council from property owners on Prince
street, between Alfred and Columbus
streets, requesting that that square be
paved with asphalt blocks.
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EMBASSY IN CAPITAL
Imperial Architect Coming to In
spect Sheridan Circle Site
and Arrange Plans.
Symbolic of all the wealth, power
and prestige of the German empire, a
beautiful palace will be erected In this
city as the residence of the German
ambassador. The site for the new
home was purchased several years ago
north of Sheridan circle.
Peter Behrends Imperial German ar
chitect, and Herr Kettner, privy coun
selor, are now en route from Berlin
to this city with orders from the Em
peror to go over the plans and site of
the proposed structure. They will
come to Washington with authority to
make arrangements for every detail
concerning the construction of the new
It Is doubtful at this time whether
or not Count von Bernstoff, the Ger
man ambassador here, will ever see the
completion of the embassy about to be
built through his advocacy, it being
rumored that he will be transferred to
London to succeed to the ambassador
ship vacated recently by the death of
Count Maschs.ll von Blebersteln. Coun
tess von Bernstoff was a native of
New York, and Is one of the most
popular hostesses that ever graced the
German embassy In Highland terrace.
MUST BE LICENSED
Officials Start Work of Complying
With Law Recently
Practically ail wireless operators In
the United States and on board Ameri
can ships, must obtain Federal licenses
by December 13, according to announce
ment by the Department of Convnerce
and Labor, which s drawing up pre
liminary Instructions regarding the
radlotclegraphy law enacted by Con
gress at the last session.
Every wireless operator who works
across Btate lines comes under the
law, which li designed to prevent the
confusion and Interference of wireless
working, such as followed the Titanic
The United States, through this law.
Is conforming to the provlsiona of the
Berlin international wireless telegraphy
Progressive Meeting. v
The Roosevelt and Johnson Progres
sive Club, prganlsed a week ago at
Cabin John'-Bridge, win meet tonight
at S o'clock. Soveral speakers have
been obtained, and a large meeting ts
expected. The club when organised
naa a memDersnip or rorty-one, ana has
grown In the last week.
ACTOR PRESENT AT
.Twenty New, Members, In
cluding Clark1 C, Griffith,
Taken in Today.
,Bven candidates for election to the
board of directors of the Board of
Trade at the annual meeting noxt
month were posted In the board rooms
today by five members. Others are ex
pected to be posted before the meeting
of the directors later today. Twenty
new members were to "bo elected at the
meeting this afternoon, bringing the
membership up to 963.
Those who have been nominated for
election to the directorate are: Dr.
Frank E. Gibson, nominated by C. J.
Gockeler; Thoodore W. Noyes and Odell
8. Smith, nominated by W. H. Single
ton; J. Harry Cunningham, nominated
by E. n. Brooks; E. R. Brooks and
Aldls B. Brown, nominated by Dr.
Frank E. Gibson, and George W. Har
ris, nominated by J. Harry Cunning
ham. The polls will be open for nomi
nations until a week before the annua)
meeting, which la to be held Novembr
11. The first four nominees are at pres
ent members of the board, but their
terms expire next month.
Clark C. Griffith, manager of the
Washington baseball team, s one of the
twenty new members to be taken In
this afternoon. The others are George
William Ramsay, P, D. Cone, Theo
dore D. Bloat, n. K. Helphenstlne, U.'
L. Hackenberger, C. H. nidenour, Wil
liam H. Abbott. Claude E. Miller,
Charles E. Miller, F. Sprlgg Perry. T.
P. Murphy, Alex J. Schwari. Arthur
J. May, G. II. Markward, U. W. Bpllle,
Horace G. Mactarland, John Bcrivener,
William E. Fowler, and William M.
The membership committee, of which
Chris J. Gockeler Is chairman. Is now
making efforts to Increase the roll to
1,000 before the annual meeting.
Two committee meetings will be held
tomorrow. Tho committee on univer
sities, of which Ralph P. Barnard Is
chairman, will meet at 4 o'clock, and
the committee on public health, of
which Dr. D. Percr Htckilng Is chair
man, will meet at 7:30.
. STILL IN CAPITAL
Player of 4Lord Dundreary
Has Program He Believes
Was President's Own.
firogram, yellow with ago. Under the
etter A. of the word "LAST NIGHT,"
there is a dark, sinister spot about the
size of a dime.
"When I picked It up, that spot was
on It, as you now see It; It was still
wet," said Mr, Emerson. ."Of course,
I cannot be absolutely certain, but It Is
my opinion that It Isrn blood spot."
Though It Is nearly half a bentury
since he nlayed the famous role of
Lord Dundreary. Mr. Emerson still
looks strikingly like the English swell
of former days, with distinguished
looking gray "burnsides" adorning his
cheeks, and. his hair brushed In a dis
tinctively foreign style.
Called to Meet Here
Washington members of the National
Association of Railway Commissioner
today received a call for the twenty
fourth onnuil convention of the associa
tion which will be held In this city No
vember 19 to 23 at the offices of ths
Interstate Commerce Commission.
ChloT Clerk W. H, Connolly, of the
Commerce Commission, Is secretary of
the association, and the committee on
statistics and accounts Is ' headed by
Commissioner B. H, Meyer.
Bending over a collection1 of colored
forms, that under, his .skilled fingers
rapidly took the shape of a stained
glass panel, there stood at his work In
his art glass establishment, at 630 O
street northwest, yesterday, a man who
Is now the last human link between
the present and the greatest tragedy In
He Is E. A. Emerson, one of the lead
ing actors In the play of "The Ameri
can Cousin" on that fatal night at
tho old Ford's Theater, when tne bul
let of Wilkes Booth took the life of
President Lincoln, tie appeared In the
Eart of the be-monocied English swell,
ord Dundreary, probably the best
known, and certainly the moat popular
role 'In the play.
A Miss Jennie Qourley, who took part,
also survives, but her part was an In
significant one; Mr. Emerson is prac
tically the last of the actors.
"I was not on the stage at the time
of tile tragedy," he said to a Times
representative yesterday, pausing a
while from his work on the stained
f;lasa panel, "but was In ths wings lean
ng against some Idle scenery. When I
heard-the shot I thought nothing of the
"Indeed, the few moments following
Booth's flight were not marked, as I
now recall, by any notable excitement
behind the scenes. Few of us, scattered
back there amid the wilderness of para
.phernalla that clutters up the back
staga, had heard the man crying out
hla Vfeclamatory 'Bio semper tyrannlsl'
none of us had witnessed the scene In
thn President's box immediately pre
ceding. "But when, a few minutes later, there
ran like wildfire behind the footlights
and along the rows of dressing rooms
tho cry, The President's shot!' there
was a veritable chaos of actors, supers,
and stags hands running to and fro
In aimless confusion. The play stopped.
of course, bat It was some little time
before the curtain was dropped.
"I remember going Into the box where
tllB tragedy occurred some little time
later and picking up this program, all
crumpled up, from Immediately beside
the'chalr In which the President had
sat. I am confident that this Is the
program the President was holding at
the moment he was shot."
Here Mr. Emerson showed a faded
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