Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'The Washington times. (Washington [D.C.]) 1902-1939, October 08, 1912, LAST EDITION, Page 3, Image 3',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1912.
.. PLAN CAMPAIGN TO
ROCK GREEK PARKS
Board of Trade to Take Up
Project A. C. Moses
The officer! of the Board of Trade to
be chosen by the board of director
following the annual election of direc
tors, November 11, are those named for
the respective offices for the period In
tervening;, In the opinion of members of
the board today. No change In the Hat
of officer Is now expected until the
annual election of 1913. The new of
ficer!, Arthur C. Moses, president; H. If.
Droop, first, .vlco .president; and C. J.
uockeler, treasurer, chosen at the di
rectors' meeting: yesterday, are sched
uled .to be re-elected for the year 111!
at the annual meeting;. E. C. Graham,
second vice president, who declined
lection to the first vice presidency In
favor of Mr., Droop, and 'William John
Eynon, secretary, are also scheduled
for continuance In their respective of
fices;. A determined. w.tl.ntattnMl anil con
tinued effort Is to be made by the Board)
tu iraae, commencing; at once, to secure
from the next, session of Congress legis
lation effectlag the junction of Rock
Creek and Potomac Parks In accord
ance with the plans of the McMillan
' President1 Moacs suggested the advisa
bility of the board's centering Its efforts
upon this and a few other matters, and
offered to take an active part- In secur
ing a realisation of the project. John
Joy Edson followed with a offer to as
sist actively, Mr. Moses Is today mak
ing plana to. start the campaign.
Steps were taken at yesterday's meet
ing tobrlng-two conventions -to -Wash-'lagton.s
Upon request of the Washing
ten branch of the Women'a Christian
Temperance Union the board decided to
extend an invitation to the national or
ganlzatlon to hold Its 1913 convention In
Washington. The board also appropri
ated SCO to help defray the expenses of
1Lee.lt. OratSlll. superintendent of county
flroaes 6f the BIstrlct, as a District dele
j gate' to the convention of the American
Road-Builders- Association at Cincinnati
December 3-5. The appropriation was
"made at the request of the District Com
"mlasionors, who promised that Mr. Gra
blll would endeavor to bring the or
ganization to Washington for Its con
vention next year.
The committers on municipal finance,
tot which Cob George Truesdell Is chair
man, will take up the consideration, for
the Board of. Trade, of the recommen
dations made In the Henry George tax
ation and assessment report. President
Moses presented the subject to the
board and asked for Its disposition.
After a spirited attack upon the report
by William F. Oude It was referred to
the Truesdell committee.
President Moses advocated that the
example of Governor Dlx of New York
i In setting aside a "fire prevention" day
be followed In tho District. The matter
was referred to the committee on pub
Ho order. Ralph W. Lee took this oc
casion to suggest to the committee that
they look up evasions of District build.
In laws which result In fires.
The appointment of committee was
authorized to draw an appropriate
memorial for the Jate president, Thomas
The committee on universities wilt
meet this afternoon at tilt and. the com
mute, on DubUa health. .Will meet to
night at 7:, - "
WILL PROVE FATAL
Doctors Have Little Hope of
Saving Vic"tlm of
PLAN TO RELIEVE.
North. Washington, Citizens'
Association Wants Plow '
Thomas Kulle, twenty-three years old,
an employe of the District Water De
partment, living at M3 Virginia avenue
southwest. Is believed to be dying tn
tho Georgetown University Hospital to
day from Injuries received last night In
a motorcycle accident on the Conduit
Picked up In an unconsclpus condi
tion, Kulle was taken to Georgetown on
a street car and removed to the hos
pital, where the doctor said today that
but little hope waa entertained tor his
recovery. He has a fractured skull, and
Is also believed to have been hurt Internally.
Remaining unconscious throughout the i
night, the young man's Identity waa a
mystery until this morning, wnen bis
nsrimti w.nt tn the hosDltai.
Kulle stsrted last night to ride to
Great Falls on his motorcycle. He had
expected a friend to go with htm, but
the other motorcyclist did not show
up, and Kulle started out alone.
1'olt.e of the Seventh precinct learned
that Kulle, In turning out for another
vehicle to pass, struck a rut In the
road, causing tho forks on his motor
cycle to break. He was thrown Into
HOW MUCH IS HAND
OF A LADY WORTH?
lectors, rather than that of the public,
waa stated by a number of speakers
and.prdtest will be made to Postmaster
Merrltt over their InstallaUoi.
i Officers Elected.
These officers were elected; Elra C.
Pa)mer, president; Edwin A.' Nless,
first vice president; W. C. Calvert,
treasurer; Prank M. Hoadley, secretary,
and R. E. Harvey, second vlte presi
dent "The next meeting of the association
will take nlaea the second Monday tn
New members eleoted were C. B.
Stokes, James V. Iluguley, and W.' D.
Woman Sues. Milkman
For $5,000 Damages
' : i , "
Asking da mages In the sum of (0,000,
Annie M.McMahon yesterday filed suit In
the District Supreme' Court against J
W. Eites, a milkman, for Injuries al
leged to hale been received when she
was knocked down and run over by a'
runaway horse belonging; to the defend
ant. The accident occurred, at Elxtb
and H afreets northeast, on July S. "
In her bill, which Was filed through
Attorney M. E. O'Brien, the plaintiff
alleges negligence on the part of Estes
for not fastening his horse.
Odd Fellows Will Hold
Joint Rally in Capital
A Joint rally of the District of Coltim
bla and neighboring; lodges In Vlr
ainla and Maryland of the Independent
order of Odd Fellows will be lield In
Odd Fallows' Hall, in Seventh street
northwest. November II- It is expected
that fully B,w oaa jreiiows jrom.im.
c:tv. Alexandria. niwiii
and other neighboring; towns win
;8eoro perberich1. f rand 'wMter ior
the District, .and William B. CWPP,
grind secreury, hays i sent-out notices
Sf the rally of 7,000 Odd Fellows in tht
i section. r '
Sergeant With .Pistol ,
. ' -'
NEW LONDON, Conn., Oct 1-On
the arrival of the steamer City of l(OW-
ll at this 'Wrt early todayj oaU was
sent ior avsquaa vu iuiit' vy.7 7
sergeant in' charge ot a squad of United
ales army tw-u'fs who were on their
the forte on Fishers Island and
Plum 'Island. 'ine recruits came from
,Fort Blocum. ' ,
i The sergeant was'drunlc and creatM a
panic among the steamer's crew by
flourishing a revolver and firing at ran
dom. One of the bullets splintered the
celling ot the cabin. No arrests were
made. . .
Judge and Jury Disagree
Proper Value of
NEW TORK, Oct S. "How much is a
beautiful hand worth when It is a
A jury In the aupreme court yester
day decided that a scar on the back ot
Eleanor W. Sprague's right hand had
damaged It to the amount ot tl.GOO.
Justice Newburger thought tl.000 waa
sufficient for the damage to the young
woman's pretty hand. Ha told L. E.
Olnn, her attorney, that he would set
aside the verdict unless his client agreed
tn tak 11.0ft). Thn lAWVAr iiald h would
consult Miss sVrague and let the court
know it she thought (1,000 sufficient
The verdict was returned against the
Thomas Crlmmlns Contracting Com
pany In an action to recover 15,000
damages. The company waa blasting,
when suddenly a shower of rocks fell
upon Miss Sprague. Bhe was knocked
down. Her body was bruised, but the
principal damage was to her right hand.
She testified In court yesterday that she
waa forced to stay home from her
stenographic work for four-weeks.
Ths North Washington Clttxens' As
sociation vigorously Indorsed the proj
ect to relieve the street car conges
tion on Florida avenue, between Seventh
and Ninth atreet northwest, at Its
monthly meeting last night held at the i
Church ot the Advent, Second and U I
It is held that the congestion here Is
certain to become much worse in tho
next twelve months and that a new
plan of handling the Florida avenue
traffic must beMevloed. L. J, Matthews,
chairman of the committee on streets,
recommended the association take ac
tion to have the plow-pit at North
Capitol and W streets removed to
Michigan avenue and North Capitol
A so-called "elimination resolution"
was discussed, when objection waa
made to the method of procuring sig
natures from property owners who
agree to exclude colored persons from
their sales. Co-operation was pledged
by a number of real estate owners.
That the new mall boxes were planned
for the convenience of the mall col-
This Will Slop Your
Cough in a Hurry
Bare 92 by Maklas; Tkls Cough
This recipe makes a pint of better
cough syrup than you could buy ready
made for I2.C0. A few doses usually
conquer the most obstinate cough
stops even whopping cough quickly.
Simple as It is. no better remedy can
be had at any price
Mix one pint of granulated sugar wltn
H pint of warm water, and stir for 2
minutes. Put 2VI ounces, of Plnex (tlfty
gents' worth) in a pint bottle; then add
me Bugar syrup, u ruts a pleasant
taste and lasts a family a long time.
Take a teaapoonful every one, two or
You can feel this take hold of a cough
In a way that means business. Has a
good tonic effect bracea up the appetite,
and la slightly laxative, too, which la
helpful. A .handy remedy for hoarse
ness, croup, bronchitis, asthma, and all
throat and lung troubles.
The effect ot nlno on the membranes
Is well known. Plnex fs the roost valu
able concentrated compound of Norwe
gian white nine extract and Is rich In
gualacol and all the natural healing
pine elements. Other preparations will
not work In this formula.
This Plnex and Sugar Syrup reclpo
has attained great popularity through
out the United Btatea and Canada. It
has often been imitated, though never
A guaranty or absolute satisfaction, or
money promptly refunded, goes wltn
thla receipt Your druggist has Plnex. or
will get It for- you. li not, send to The
Pinex Co.. Ft. Wayne. Ind.
The Women's Store, 1109 G Street
The Women's Store's Popularity
ONCE a customer, always a p lend. This store is for the women
who seek something different and superior, yet insist on rea
sonableness in prices. ,
The Smartest Things in Fall Suits
TWO special values that stand out supreme in value giving. In
cheviot, diagonals, serge, and Boucle, etc. Suits that will
please you in every particular.
- Charmeuse Dresses at $15
TWENTY-FIVE smart models to choose from. The value can't be
duplicated under $25.
New Serge Dresses, $12.95, $16.95 ,
EVERY style that is in style is here. Smart dresses for street
wear. The two special prices are unusual values.
Largest Waist Department in This City
Waists at $5
THIRTY dozen handsome chiffon, charmeuse, and marquisette
tvaists. $7 and $8 values.
All Silk Jersey Petticoats, $2.98
In Red, Green, Navy, and Brown.
Coats for all Occasions
And Save This Dollar
Btm Pace B.
( Employ eys Most Successful))
In obtaining the services of
intelligent men and women
are those who use the help
wanted columns of ' : : :
Good furniture is an Invest
ment not "an expense. Buying
"right" Insures satisfactory
service, and docs away with the
necessity of replacing purchases
later. We aim to please you
409 to 417 W Seventh Street N.W;
Your purchases here may be
charged, If you desre. Buy as
your taste prompts fnd settle
by , making small paymenU
weekly or monthly. This icrv
Ice Is your pririlego use it.
1-ahor savinp conveniences aro as much a necessity in tho
kitchen as they are in the office of the justness man. Considering
that the house-wife's labors are practically never finished should
i we not lighten them all that's possible.
. With a "McDougau" Kltcnen wiDinci, uicuwuuu. .6i
and possibly the added assistance of a "Thermatic" Fireless Cooker,
the labor of the kitchen is cut to a minimum.
The "McDougall" Kitchen Cabinet
$21.00 to $41.75
The "McDougall" Kitchen Cabinet provides a sanitary
place for all the food-stuffs and kitchen utensils, a place
where they are within Instant reach of thn hand. It
saves time, saves steps, and saves food. It will soon save
enough In supplies alone to pay Its cost
Here are ten different patterns of MeDougaU" Kitch
en Cabinets, the very latest producta of the largest
kitchen cabinet factory In the world. There's a pattern
to suit every purpose.
This Solid Quartered Oak
Leather Dining Chair
Very heavily constructed Dining;
Chair like the cut to the left- lias
wide panel tn the back, deep mortised
box seat, claw feet, and seats cov
ered with the best hand buffed leather.
Guaranteed Brass Beds
This Beautiful Satin . i
Handsome Colonial brass bed
like the cut to the right. In rich
dull satin finish. lias heavy
posts, large square top rods,
fancy mounts, and lacquering
that la guaranteed not to tarn-
The "tSlenwood" Range
$28.75 to $57.50
The use of a "Qlenwood" Itango will result In i a blR
savins; of fuel and a vast saving of time and temper.
'Qlenwood" Itanges can be depended upon to do the
work you want to do It quickly, thoroughly and eco-
nml"dlenwoodf' Rangca are made of the very finest ma
terials. The castings are closer grained, heavier, ana
more uniclouSthan thSse of other stoves. They are
built to last a lifetime.
"New Dandy" Cook Stoves
This "New Dandy" Stove
Well made "New Dandy" Cook
atove, like the cut to the left
This Is. a No.f t site,' with five
lids, end shelf, good- baking
oven, flat grate and nickel trim
mings. Ne. 7 "New Daadj," $17.50
This Early English Mission
Strongly constructed Rocker, like
the cut to the right. Made of quar
tered oak, with mortised box seat,
panels In, back, and dark Early
This Golden Oak Dresser
Attractive and well made golden
oak Dresser like the cut to the left.
Has French plate mirror, carved
standards, three drawers, wood trim
mings, and Is nicely polished.
This Massive "Lifetime"
Massive rocket1 like the Illus
tration to the loft, in the cele
brated "Lifetime" construction.
Made of selected quartered oak,
tn a rich fumed finish, every
Joint mortised- and tenoned and
pinned to Insure strength. The
seat Is over steel springs, cover
ed with hair felt and cotton felt,
and beat grade brown leather.
$65.00 $32.00 $60.00 $3.98 $37.00
A Handsome Matched Bedroom Suite in Mahogany
The pieces above illustrated are excellent examples of the very best construction. The dr.esser,
chiffonier, toilet table and desk are unusually large each piece with, full p'artitions between the draw
ers, full swell front, wood knob trimmings, and excellent finish. The chair is mortised box seat, with
panel back, French legs, and highly polished.
The Washington Times j)
I Am The
Mayer k Co..
Credit Is Your Privilege.