Newspaper Page Text
TIIE WASHINGTON TIMES. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1912.
Board Takes Up Considera
tion for First of Annual
i Budgets to Be Presented.
J; teommlttee of tho Homo Com.
Jnltteo on Appropriations began work
-oflav on tho legislative, executive, and
judicial appropriation bill, which will
be tho first of tho bis annual budgets to
be presented at tho approaching tension.
Following this measuro will como tho
District of Columbia appropriation bill,
hearing upon which will begin before
the convening of Congress.
Tho hearings upon the various budgets
which go to make up the needs of a
bllllon-dollar country are held behind
closed doors, and are not made public
"until tho commlttco determines Just
what . slashing of tho estimates Is
I. P. Claxton, Commissioner of Edu
cation, was tho first to bo heard today.
He appeared to explain tho needs of
his bureau. Members of tho Clll Serv
ice Commission, the Librarian of Con
gress, and tho Secretary of State will
appear In order named today 01 tomor
row. Congressman Johnson, heading the
subcommittee In chnrgo of tho legis
lative bill, said today ho cxpicted to
have It ready for prcs notion to tho
full commuted when Congress meets
December 2. Mr. Johnson piobably will
handle both the legislate c budget and
the District of Columbia budgets when
they get to the Moor of tho House.
As previously published In The Tlmis.
It U not expected that an attempt will
M made to revive tho seven-) ear tenure
clause In tho legislative appropriation
bill. If the Democrats tackle the big
question of the clU service It will bo
during the extra session, and not dur
ing the short session, which begins De
Congressmen Johnson, Durlcson,
Byrnes, McIIenry, Olllctt, and Taylor
comprise the subcommlttic In chargo
of tho legislative bill, which carries up
ward of 130,000.000 annuall. The cur
rent budget must prolde for the sala
ries, mileage and perquisites of tho In
creased membership of the House, as
provided for under tho last apportion
Texas Soldiers Tried
For Killing Mexicans
A court-martial Is now being held at
For Clark, Texas, to determine the guilt
of six soldiers accused of killing one
Mexican and wounding another with
whom they quarreled as a result of al
leged Insulting remarks made by tho
Mexicans. 3ecral soldiers were cut
during tho fray.
The Mexicans are American citizens,
and the caso does not Involve Inter
national complications. A report of the
Institution of the court-martial was re
ceived todav by MaJ. Gen. Leonard
"Wood, and a report of the result Is
Bruen Home Reception.
The board of lady managers of tho
Bruen Home, 3300 O street northwest,
will be nt home In that Institution to
day from 3 until C o'clock Mrs. Julia
O. Burnett, secretary and treasurer of
the home, and Mrs. Elizabeth rieck
superintendent, will rccehc tho guests.
Completion of Pumping Station Which Will Give Section
Water Service Will Be Marked by Exercises Ar
...,.... ,v ranged by Civic Association.
WABIIINOTON T1ME8 BUnEAU,
ANACOBTlA. D. C. NOW. JO.
The Minnesota Avenue Improvement
Association will mark tho completion
of tho Anacostla pumping station with
a publlo celebration. Dr. Qcorgo C.
Havenner, the president of tho associa
tion, was named as the chairman of a
committee to consist of seven members
at last evening' meeting of the organi
zation to make the arrangements for
tho celebration. Membcrn of Congress,
the District Commissioners, and repre
sentatives of tho Water Department
will bo Invited.
Tho Importance of the extension of
the water service to tho elevated sec
tions nt East Washington Heights.
Good Hope. Congress Heights, and
other suburbs was cited bv Dr. Haven
ner as of such public benefit as to be
marked by a celebration. In addition,
he said the handsome building at
Minnesota avenue and Eighteenth
street, with its park-llko surroundings,
will enhance tho valuo of the property
In that section.
Dr. Havenner explained that the
plans for the extension of the water
service provide for the building at
Itandlo Highlands, flood Hope, and
Congress Heights of three reservo
reservoirs, each of which will have a
capacity of 100 000 gallons. Theso will
ho Imllt of steel nnd ground has been
bought in Alabama avenue for the tree
tlon of one Another will bo erected un
the grounds of the Stanton School, at
Oood Hope. The third one will occupy
a site nenr tho Handle Highlands School
house. Tho water mains will be In
stalled, stated tho president, along
Eighteenth street to Good Hopo road,
east In that highway to East Washing
ton Heights, and thero they will branch
In different ways.
Severe criticism of street loafing In
Good Hopo road and of tho practice ot
storekeepers of piling up boxes and pro
duce ulong the thoroughfare between
Nichols avenue and Seventeenth street
was given expression to at the meeting.
William Scantlebury, Jr., drew attention
to the street loafing, recommending that
something bo done to provide avenues
through thn Falrlawn property to tho
Anacostla bridge for the residents ot
Minnesota avenue district, thereby tak
ing them from the usual route of tnivi-1
nlong Good Hopo road Some of the
members declared that the highway
named Is on unpleasant one for women
to travel over at Jilght.
After a vigorous debate on tho ques
tion of the policy of suburban roal
estate operators In tho opening of their
streets, tho association voted to request
the District Commlsslomrs to accept no
rnOTO piUlS 111 HUUUiWBiuun tui ici-iiim-
Ing until there Is submitted a grade foi
The plan of Instituting a woman's
auxiliary to tho civic body was aban
doned last night. Although an Invi
tation had been extended to the wom
en residents to be present for tho pur
pose or aHceriuHiwK ic md. uu
the subjoct, there were only two In
.. ,...... n...1 Dm. Hnnl Kal mn.l'
did not ask them to take part In the
meeting, Dicause no Biuu ne icuieuiuey
would bo lonesome.
Tho Commissioners reported, In re
sponse to a request for the Installation
of a sewer In Minnesota 'avenue be
tween Eighteenth street and Naylor
road, that It will bo necessary to build
an outlet sewer along tho line of Nine
teenth street first. Repeated efforU
have hem made, they said, to get the
owners to donuto the right of way, but
they have refused. Tho matter will
bu prosecuted by condemnation pro
ceedings, and tho Corporation Counsel
haa been directed to begin these.
The association voted to glvo up Its
twlcc-a-month meetings, and will meet
on tho third Tuesday In lach month
Citizens ndmltted were George W.
Morgan and W. If. Sweedy. Ldward
Westerlund, of Handle Highlands, gave
up membership on account "of remov
ing from tho BUburb.
Anacostla Council. No. 18. Junior Or
der of United American Mechanics,
voted at Its meeting last night to no
present In a body next Sunday evening
at the annual thanksgiving services of
tho order, which will bo held In the
Klfth Baptist Church, southwest Wash
ington, at 8 o'clock. Representatives of
Anacostla Council who reported on tho
program were James D Simpson, J, Vt,
Cronford, and Maurlco McGrath.
urinnAnin Tribe. No 14. Imnroved Or
der of Bed Men, will send Its degree
team tonight to the compclltlvo drill
In Northeast Temple, Washington, con
fident of winning tho prlio that has been
offered by B. W. Thompson, great
sachem, for tho team of the tribes of
tho District that best exemplifies tho
work It Is assigned to perform. The
Anacostla team will bo captained by
William C. White.
HE MURDERS TWO
AND KILLS HIMSELF
PRICES RAISED Bl
TRUST, IS CLAIM
Dr. Walker Testifies as to
Increase of 38 Per Cent
Clerk Leaves Letters Planning
for a Triple
WOncnSTHB, Mass. Nov. 20.
While til wife, Bcs'le. nnd four-
ear-old son wero asleep, John Wood,
clerk In a grocery store, today kill
ed them with chloroform and then
vatunted a towel wrapped about his
Wood, who was thlrty-clpht years
old, left letters giving directions re
garding tho trlnJe funeral lie was
Jleuil when mlghbors entered the
You cannot afford to
do without it you will
tone up your whole system
by taking, in the morning,
How prices for Iron and steel products
rose after tho United States Steel Cor
poration was organticd, was' the tes
timony today In tho Government suit
to dlssolvo tho Steel trust, by Dr.
FrancTs Walker, deputy commissioner
of corporations. Dr. Walker said the
average Increase on all products vfas
fUUl per ton, or 33 per cent. Tho high
est Increase was In Southern Iron man
ufactures, of 70 per cent.
"I'riceo In the United States were uni
formly higher after the era of combina
tion than In England or Germany," said
Walker,' 'except In 1911, when the United
States prices fell much lower than
those abroad on account of tho local
competltlvo markets being restored."
Sources of Uovcrnmcnt Information
presented In tho Steel truBt report of
the Human of Corporation wero at
tacked by attorneys for tho trust.
Clovernmont statisticians will follow
Dr. Walker during tho remainder of
OF YOUTH STRUCK
BY AN AUTOMOBILE
Ryan Suffers Internal
BUSY ON MESSAGE
Executive Cancels All Engage
ments to Express Views
President Taft has cancelled all en
gagements for tho next two days, and
will bgln tomorrow to dlctato the text
of his messago to the next session of
Tho material to be contained In this
message has been discussed In numer
ous recent Cabinet meotlngs The
I'resldent Jiai also advised with many
caller, but ho not actually written
or dictated any of It.
Tho skeleton of the entire messago
will probably bo completed within tho
next two dajs.
Suffering from concussion of the brain
nnd probable internal injuries, which
he received by being knocked down by
an automobile yesterday anernoon, nay
mond C. Ryan, eight cars old, Is In o
serious condition today at his home, 123
P street northwest.
William Tanrre. of 4501 Georgia avenuo
northwest, driver of the automobllo. was
taken in custody by police of tho Second
precinct and later released In tho sum
of 13.000. . .
Tho accident happened In front of the
boy's home. Young nyan was playing
with several boys who live In tho neigh
borhood when he started to cross tho
etroet and ran against tho front of tho
automobile. Ho was picked up by tho
driver of the automobile and hurried to
Frcedmen's Hospital. Later he was re
moved to his homo. Physicians at
tending him said today that whllo his
condition was serious It was expected
ho would recover,
Tho automobllo which struck the boy
belongs to C. K. Rlordan, of 1142 East
Capltul Mrcct Tandre was taking It
from a garage to Rlordan'a home when
the accident happened.
Russell Brown, eight jears old, of 630
Y street nurtheast, was knocked down
at Sixth and Morris streets northeast
last evening by a bicycle ridden by
a special delivery messenger. Ho was
usslstcd to his homo and a physician
called. Although the boy hal been
badly shaken up, It was found he was
not seriously hurt
New Record Is Set
For Big Loan in West
CHICAGO, N'ov. 20 A new record for
big loans In tho West was established
when announcement was made today
that negotiations were closed for the
Continental and Commercial National
Bank to borrow JS.0W.OT) from tho
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
The money Is part of tho 112,000.000 to
be used In the erection of a new bank
building, which will be the largest In
tho West. Tho loan runs fifteen cars
at V& per cent.
FOR LACK OF NEWS
Kanada's Evidence as to
Stabbing Discredited by
SALEM, Mass, Nov. 20 Attorney
James II. Slsk continued his scathing
arraignment of several of the Govern
ment's witnesses today In his final
argument In behalf of Caruso, charged
as a principal In the murder of Annie
Attorneys W. Scott reters and J. I'.
H. Mahoney will follow Slsk In final
arguments to savo from the chair Ar
turo Glovannlttl and Joseph IHlor,
charged as accessories before tho fact.
Tho defense expected to conclude argu.
ments today. Judge Joseph Qulnn Is
expected to concludo his chargo to the
Jury lato tomorrow afternoon.
That tho testimony of Thomas Kana
da, who testified that he saw Caruso
stab Benolt, should bo discredited bo
causo "Kanada could not fix tho date
until he talked over tho caso with Of
ficer Vose," was asserted by Slsk.
"Tho action of Officer Vose wos n
plain violation of the rule governing
witnesses, and Vose knows It," charged
Slsk then assailed tho story of Bobert
Warner, a newspaper man who de
scribed the shootlnc as being untrue,
and bitterly characterized Warner as
a "disgrace to American manhood If
his story Is true."
Warner testified that he was directly
behind a man who was pointing a re
volver at Benolt, but that ho (rner)
did not Interfere.
Maintaining that District Attorney Att
wlll failed to shatter Caruso s alibi, that
he was at homo when Annlo Loplzzo
was shot, Slsk concluded his argument,
with a plea that the nationality of the
defendants should In no way perjure the
CASTOR I A
For Infant! and Children.
The Kind Yon Have Always Bought
Infants' and Children's
$3.50 Bearskin Coats, $1.95.
Long curly hair bearskin
coats, double breasted and
warmly QUILTED lined
throughout. White, (J1 nr
red, and black JJJUtU
91.25 Bedford Cord
Infants' long or short good
quality Bedford cord: lace
trimmed; doublo shoulder
cape and collar; warm OT
flannel linings 7IU
16 to 910.00 Illtr Girls'
Sample Coats, $3.09.
Heavy wool Kersey Coats,
In tho now button-over lupei
style, with collars and cuffs
of contrasting ma- DO QQ
tsrlal; 6 to 14 years.. Pii7t
SJ.OO White Serge Coats,
1 In r. Vfkr kIza nil wtml.
double breasted, with burnt
embroidered collars und cuffB,
or military silk frog fl1 DO
fastened stylo tDA.iJO
" Where Your Dollars 0 H
722-724 7th St. N. W.
Incomparable Waist Values
3.00 Striped Mlk. Satin Messaline and
Inffeta UaUt, 1.9H.
Klegant dress waists of finest messallne
satin with rich silk medallions and band
ings; tailor made black taffetas nnd nnhhv
thlrt styles In the popular striped IJ1 QQ
silks Values to V 00 D1.70
fl.75 Umlirolderrd I.luene Waists, 07c.
Hand embroidered Union Linen Waists.
In a big vurlcty of handsome models to
select from, Iniludlng tho new laun
dered Hobettplcrro collar and cuff Cfln
73o Wrli, -10c,
Blnck satlne, white llntne, corded mad
ras, percale, and gingham waists, In 4Qp
pleated and shirt stylo iSv
$2.00 lltmlan Suit, $1.17.
Brown and hluo striped,
single breasted Busilan blouse
Juckct, with double row of
buttons, and silk emblem In
front, pleated sUevo anil silk
tie. 2 to 8 flJI 17
$1 Hoys' 2 Piece Suits, $1.98.
Ilovs' heivy iloth Suits, In
" nm' blue, nnhh) mix
tures; doublo breasted, richly
ii luaiH, knickcibockcr
pants; blzes up to 1( (PI QQ
j ears tDA.IO
Splendid $5.00 Suits $2.95.
Handsome plain and fancy
mlxturo suits of all wool cus
Blmero; perfect fitting, well
tailored garments, doublo
breasted utile, with buckled
Knickerbocker pants, (JO QC
up to 10 years D.i70
29c and 50c Waists, 21c.
I'laln bluo gingham, khaki
whlto corded madias and fan
cy striped waists, 6 to 16
voars; now high turn-0ti
jdown collar, button cuffs"'
You Can Buy Your Hat or Waist on What You
Save by Purchasing Suits and Coats Here
$15.00 ew 'obby Suits
Strictly all wool surgo Suits that
will wear as satisfactorily as J20 00
tannentsl stylish seml-iltted 32 Inch
"ont, II button single brianted, with
slightly rounded bottoms; all satin
918.00 Corduroy and Stylish Hough Cheviot Suits
.. 1 . -., nn, nnnllln ,(, r
THIS SPRSUI1 H IllUOfc ,,.,,.. .-
ments, man tailored rough heuvy
Weight, brown, bluo, and black
cheviot Suits, and brown and bluo
Velvet Corduroys, In Norfolk and
Cutaway stylel for this salo only..
912.50 Women's Long Zlbellno Coats
dray, blue, and brown shaggy
tlbellne Coats, In storm collar, button-over,
or brood lapi I nt) les,
trimmed with straps of broadcloth
and serge buttons
$15.00 Chinchilla Coats
Blue, gray, nnd tan heavy weight
all wool Chinchilla Coats, In tho
hew snake collar stjle with collar,
cuffs, and detachable back belt
of contrasting color chinchilla
$5.05 Short Ulack Cloth Coats
unrni tilank Kemnv Coats
Inch seml-llttcd single brea
inudels, with mannish lapel
ckets, and niceiy tinea
Extremely Reasonable Prices on
35c Women's Itlbbed
Shirts and Drawers, thickly
fleece lined, reg- 1Q
ular and big sizes.. J.IC
Children's AH Wool Cn.
White flat all-wool Shirts
according to slie,
25c to 50c
$1.50 Women's nnd Men's
All-wool, fast-color Medi
cated riannel tin- fJQn
derwiar, all sizes .. lot
75c Men's Double Ilrcast-
od Fleece Lined
Kxtra heavy-wdght double-breasted
back and f rent
Shlits; Drawers to A(n
75c Women's Union
N'lco finality ribbed, with
veivei mecu DacK".
extra and regular
COc Women's While
Tine qualttv. with silk
scalloped, crochet worked
front Shirts and Trenc h
band Drawers; extra QQn
and regular Blzes OUK,
Boys, 39c Fleece
Extra warm lleece-llned
Iln s underwear;
to 31 sizes
HIRSH'S BIG SHOE STORES
"Tht Dollar-List Prlci Thi Dollar-Mora Valuo"
Men's Women's Boys' Girls'
IF yon could spend a day with ns you might Uilnk that fTerybody In Washington Is buying his or her
Winter Shoes at Hlrsh's. The response to our late announcements has gnen us the busiest tall
unison ne haie erer had. This could not be so If we did not buck up oTery statement with tho
goods. We originate styles, make our shoes ourselres, and sell them directly to the wearer. This cutting
out of middlemen's prollls, and our lessened expenses, because of being out of the hlgh.rent section,
nre the reasons for our moderate prices.
Certiilnlj, you will wish to hate your new shoes for Thanksgltlng.
Here jou will Hud tho widest range of styles, slies and leathers. Buy enrly.
19c Infants' Vests
Button down tho front,
soft Mualtty Ribbed Vwti;
39c Children's Union
Fine ribbed, nicely neece
llned Suits forchll- f)An
drcn 2 to 13 jears . "iC
oc Child's Itlbbed Shirts
Heavy fleece-lined Shirts
and Drawers, small IQn
sizes only AOU
8c Outing Flannel, tfi
Protty pink and blue, neat
check nnd Jtrlpe pattern, fast
color outing flannel, ATrP
remnants of 8c quullty 1 '
25c Dress Serges, 124c
Double width wiry lisle finish
dress serge. In pretty shades of
garnet, brown, blue, "I )
gray and black . . J-"
$2.00 Big "Lucile" Dolls, 98c
Best and biggest Trench dolls,
It Inches high: ciebrows, sleep
ing eyes, natural hair, QQn
shoes and stockings.. . . Ol
Hirsh's WOMEN'S SHOES
f Now $1.95
This Is a Special
That we offered for the first
time last Saturday. Sales were
enormous, but our stock was so
great that our complete lino of
slzoj and styles has not yet
txin broken, up-to-the-mlnuto
tles Patent Colt, Oun Metal,
Vitl Kid, with cloth nnd leather
tons, button or blu-
cher; plain and wing
tips, high and low
heels A few styles
I s f
H SB BKVBKl' V
Hirsh's Men's Tan
(JiO tO Genuine
OV Worth $3.!
Broad. low heels.
wide shanks, flattls'i
toes, usually found
only In J5 and 1'!
Iina Wa warn flrnt
to Introduce this style and ciuallty In tZ SO
shoes English throughout.
50 j& -n
Hirsh's Men's Patent Button
frr r A Real Value
It shows quality and stylo
in every detail tnero
Is grace In eveiy line,
ship. Very dressy.
Hirsh's Boys' Storm-fighter
$1 .50 for a
i r Tv Hlu
A fT(lt nmtn.tlnn tnw tlin liAtie'
.- n" j" u. -.u, .u utr ujj o
feet in wet or cold weather Note Its
ruy construction. uouDie straps at
tbo top, and a genernl Jaunty
effect that will please the bos
Hirsh's Men's Storm-
Fighter, Worth $3.50
Bc-onforced perforated vamps; vls
collzed doublo bolo and heel, tight
Wonderful service nnd
thorough protection In
This Is a SPI3CIAI.
ofTcrlug to help ou
prepare for the ap
proaching season of
iiaun, rriTilluan, ric. I
Mnn varieties In v- I
rlons colors. I
"Hard Knock" Shoes
Slade for rough-and-tumble
and nreneral all round
use by Ihr bo) that Is
"hard" on shoes and
In all colors.
. Worth $1.00
The arc really re
markulile alurn auit
represent thr dalnttrat
effect and lirat qiifilit)
iffcrrd at the
I eier oil
A decided hit. I)rcHy(
but made ntrons aad
All nIecm. h ha pen, and
IcnthrrH either button
HIRSH'S SHOE STORES
'SSSSSTSSl'SSSL 1D26-1028 7th St. N. W. HkMi
OUT OF THE HIGH RENTAL DISTRICT
Open 8 A. M.
Close 6 P. M.
Established in 1860
29c Embroidered Dutch
2.' dor. Bcund Kmtroldcred Soft
Ilnlshed Dutch Collnis; nice for
school wear, etc, Begutar 25c values.
Special, one day, 19c each.
Bargain Counter Main Aisle.
50c Fleece Lined Under
Women' Fleece-lined Vests and
Pants, vest high node, long and
elbow sleeves; pantj ankle and knee
lengths; tights In. ankle length.
B'c valuo. Special. 39c. Bargain
Handkerchief Linen . .
45-INCH WHITE HANDKERCHIEF' LINEN, fine grade;
weight adapted for hemstitching,, embroidery, etc.; 5 pieces. To
morrow, while it lasts, at 50c yard.
Whito Goods Dept 8th Street Annex.
Opportunities Such as These Should Be Taken Ad
vantage of By Every Economically Inclined Woman
59c Colored Messaline, 35c
1 Cinch All-silk Colored Messaline, in a full line of street
and evening shades; very lustrous; soft finish and heavy QC.
quality. 59c value. Special JJt
85c Black Taffeta, 59c.
35-inch All-silk Black Taffeta; chiffon finish; very
strong and will give satisfactory silk wear. 85c value. CQ
$1.00 Black Satin Duchess, 75c
36-inch All-silk Black Satin Duchess; a good, heavy quality;
highly lustrous and strictly all pure silk. $1.00 value.- Spe- lJC
Auto Veils, regular
size and all shades:
good quality chiffon and
pretty borders. Worth
11 25 piece Now, QOo
Good quality sateen,
In black only. Made
with deep side-pleated
flounce, with under
flounce and dust rufflo.
ues. Special 1st
bargain Table Main
Paper, 21c Box
45 Sheets and En
velopes; Good Linen
finish Writing Paper,
put up In neat and pret
ty cabinets. Regular
Extra Special Values in
White Wool Flannels
These flannels are made by the Dodge Davis Manufacturing
Company. Some are all wool, others cotton mixed. These are
ideal flannels for infants use and women's and children's gar
ments. 30c grade, 3-. inches wide 29c yard
59c grade, 34 inches wide 45c yard
65c grade, 36 inches wide 50c yard
75c grade, 36 inches wide 59c yard
98c grade, 33 inches wide 69c yard
Splendid Quality Pe'cale, In light
and dark shades, high and low necle.
nlso Blue Chambray, trimmed with
check gingham, In squaro QZn
neck; slie, 34 to 4fi. Special... Jl
White grounds xdth blue, pink.
lavender and black dots and rings
and plain white. Splendid for mak
ing underwear, kimonos, house
gowns, nalsts. etc. Regular 19o
value. Tomorrow only, - 0j
Whlto Goods Dept. 8th st. annex.
Sale of Toilet Requisites
for Tomorrow Only
4 Cakes Fairy Soap for 10c
Lablacho Taco Powder, all QQ
Turknit Face Cloths, 6 OCi
Purs Extract or witch -n
Hazel, V4 Pt 1UC
Ivory Vanity Boxes, with
mirror and puff. Regular
ouu value ..,,
75c and $1.25 All-over Silk
Embroidered Nets at ... .
All-over Embroidered Net, in dark green, brown, and navy,
and all light shades. In this lot you will Tnd a good assortment of
all-over shadow lace, in neat designs. The actual value is 75c and
$1.25 yard. Special for a day 45c yard.
Doeskin, In gray only.
$3.25 16-but- do CA
ton Kid Gloves pOV
lG-bUtton-lenn-th ntnn t.- i ,i
$1.00 I SoTthVSft XnLa.n $2.50
Read for Profit Use for Results
Times Want Ads