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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, li)12.
WIPES OUT TOWNS
Terrific Storm Raging in
Jamaica For Five
KINGSTON. Jamaica, Nov. 21. Forty
two persons are dead and two towns
Practically wiped out In a hurricane
that has been raging over the extreme
Western end of Jamaica for the last nve
days. Telegraphic communication was
cut off soon aft,er tlio hurrlcano struck
the Island, so that reports of the ex
tent of tho damage did not reach here
Uoth tho north and south coasts of
Island suffered In the great storm.
A great tidal wavo swept In from the
ocean, tearing down houses, ripping up
Piers, and wrecking ships lying off 1m
ce& and Savanna La Mar. Lucca, a
town of 2,000 Inhabitants, la on an Inlet
n the northwest coast. Savanna La
War, a seaport on tho southwest coast,
Also has 2,000 Inhabitants.
Most of the residents of both those
Places are homeless as a result of tho
hurricane und tho tidal wave. Ig sev
eral other towns of tho western part
of the Island great damage was caused,
out tho two seaports Buffered most.
The only report of fatalities comes
from Montego Bay, where tho forty
two persona died. The meager Infor
mation at hand Indicates there must
friavo been a heavy loss of life at other
Points. A steamship that had to fight
its way through tho storm zone, brought
news of tho deaths In Montego bay.
The governor of Jamaica, on receiv
ing an official vrcport of tho domago
today, Immediately aranged for a
special train to carry tents and food
supplies to the people of the stricken
section. Ho took along 300 artillery
men to preserve order among those who
have been made homeless.
First news of the galo came hero
on November IB. Tho storm then was
reported to bo Increasing and soon af
terward the telegraph wires failed.
Vessels arriving In port In the last
two days from points west of the Island
reported the wind was, blowing more
than 100 miles an hour.
From the observer of the met'oro
logical station in tho stricken section
came a report today that ho hurricane
party wrecked his observatory. Shipping
men say tho entire wharf frontage
along Montego boy has been destroyed.
'Washouts were caused ulong the rail
road lines by tho torrential rains that
accompanied the high wind.
LOS ANGELES HERO
WELL KNOWN HERE
Man Who Seized Maniac's Bomb
Was Former Washington
.i.4tt.ji c.mii.1 T. Ttrn-n nnn nf
the officers who heroically rUked their
own lives and saved a largo number of
persons from being killed when a mask
ed maniac entrred tho central police
station In Los Angeles Tuesday, atm
' ed with enough dyynamlte to blow up a
city block, was formerly a member of
the Washington police force.
After serving several years In tho
detective bureau. Brown resigned to
go to San Francisco. At tho present
time he Is the head of detectives as
signed to tho district attorney's office.
Jle has distinguished himself in a num
ber of Instances, notably In the gath
ering of evidence In tho McNamara
After another detective had knocked
the man senseless. Detective Brown
grubbed the box of explosives, with Its
fuse sputtering, and threw It Into the
.' itreet. Tho dynamlto scattered over
tho pavement, but tor some unaccount
able reason there was no explosion.
By jumping on tho fuse and kicking
tho dynamite away from It. Brown
finally succeeded In extinguishing the
Are and the danger was past.
Detectlvo Brown did creditable work
wnne no m ! ... . .
nartment and his successful career In
Los Angeles has been closely followed
by his many friends In this city.
According to tho press dispatches,
tho entire building would have been
blown to pieces and a great number of
lives lost nad It not been for tho dur
inc of Brown nnd other detectives who
were In the place at the time.
, Swindler of Police
Funds Is Sought
O. IT. Core, business rnanager of the
police and Flreman'H Patrol, a monthly
publication containing news of the
rollco and Flro Departments, today
offered a reward of J 10 for Information
leading to the arrest of a young man
who has been going about the city so
liciting funds for tho police and fire
man pension fund.
It In BB1Q IIP nun luiicii-u rutcrui ut
Inri from public-spirited citizens of thq
WHY DON'T YOU TAKE BBTTBR
'CARE OF YOUR HAIR I
Don't let It turn itej. Don't let the
Dandruff get a foothold and itart the hall
Il't not natural that young women tbould
hevo thin grey hair that Ihey cannot dren
It ihould alwayi be nttural-coloted-lux-uriant
lull ol lite and radiance (ree from
....l.. 4. (,.!.. anrt snnnvinil Dandruff.
Nature Intended that a woman's halt
ihould be one of her chief atlractioni.
Why not help her to keep it to ?
USE HAY'S HAIR HEALTH
4 $1.00 ind 50c it DrujJ Siorei or direct upon
i . r .ti- antt rietlrr'i nine Send 10c (of
frUl boitle.-Phllo Hit Spec. Co. Newsrl. N J.
port sli: am) ni:iMMi:.ni:
nv ikopi.i:,m uiit'fi yroiiusi two
STOHKS. TTII M l VWKUTSt
ITII AMI i: SlIIKKIH N. w.
MUST BE LESSENED
Worker For Poor Makes
SYRACUSE, N. T., Nov. 21. Wages
do not rise automatically with prices of
food-stuffs, Incomes have not adjusted
themselves to the present enormous
cost of living, and tho work of ycara Is
threatened by conditions now confront
ing the people of tho United States,"
declared John A. Kingsbury to the Stute
Conference of Charities and Correc
tion here today.
Kingsbury, general agent of the N,ew
York Association for Improving the
Condition of tho Poor, made It plain
that ho believed the general unrest
everywhere was due to the soaring of
the price of food-stuffs, and that unless
a remedy Is soon obtained disaster must
"Tho hope of attaining a minimum
standard of living for families now In
the care of private charltablo organtxa
tlons becomes more and moro rcmoto as
tho tryanny of .prices grows moro and
more Intense, and the cost of many
necessities of llfo becomes prohibitive,"
declared Kingsbury. "In spite of per
sistent protests from press and plat
form, prices of foodstuffs continue to
soar. In' a single year the cost of tho
sheer necessities of life has Increased
25 per cent. Bents have undergono a
"The old theory that wages rise auto
matically with prices has failed to
stand the test of experience. Averages
obtained by tho New York State depart
ment of labor Indicate a decrease In
average earnings of male members of
labor organizations from ISM to J310 a
year between 1910 and 1512."
Harry Slebel and II. A. Ames, enlist
ed men from Fort Washington, charged
with stealing IIS and a watch from It.
A. Ferguson, of this city, and with the
additional chargn of assaulting an of
ficer, wero fine $20 each on tho assault
charge, by Judge Pugh. of the District
Police Court, yesterday. Tho robbery
charge was dropped, because of lack of
Baby Jackets and Caps
Bags of all kinds
Men s Cravats
All in the Christmas
Get it at your news-stand today or send 15c to
Commissioners to Urge Con
gress To Amend Laws So
Organizations May Meet.
Announcement was made today that
Immediately after Congress convenes
efforts will be made by tho Commission
ers to obtain legislation authorizing the
use of public school buildings for meet
ings of citizens' associations and othor
Tho Commissioners will recommend
that tho bill Introduced by Congressman
Ben Johnson of Kentucky to rcgulato
the use of tho public school buildings
and grounds In the District be amended
so as to mako tho buildings avollablo
for public meetings. Under existing
law the buildings are opened only about
six hours a day during the school period
of thirty-six weeks, or a total of ap
proximately 1,060 hours each year. Tho
bill as amended would mako tho build
ings available not only for public meet
ings, but as social and recreation centers
during the entire year. Tho llounl of
Kducatlon Is uuthorlzed to acrept, upon
written recommendation of tho Superin
tendent of SchoolB, the freo services of
teachers, educators, lecturers, and so
The Commissioners say It Is advisable
that the sphere of usefulness of tho
public school buildings and grounds,
representing an Investment of about
110.000,000, bo enlarged by permitting
their use for public meetings, lectures,
games, reading, gymnastics, nnd uth
letlo sports. The bill Is indorsed by the
citizens' associations, many of which
have adopted resolutions urging Its
Capt. Gibbons Heads
New Navy School
Capt. J. II. Gibbons, superintendent of
the Annapolis Naval Academy, will bo
tho executive head of tho new post
graduato school established thero under
general orders of the Nary Department.
Lieutenant Commander James P. D.
Morton, at present head of tho post
graduate school of marine engineering,
will bo dean of tho corps of Instructors
assigned to tho post-graduato school.
al Toys Jtfli
WOULD OPEN SCHOO
JLamp onaaes NT
Mechanical Toys Jtrlclt
Painted China "rr 1V1 Z) ? 0
Pincushions U fJtrVV
Companion, 381 Fourth Avenue, New York
Maryland Representative Fa
vors Immediate Reduc
tion of Tariff.
HYATTSVILLE. Md Nov, 2k-Pemo-cratsvof
tho Fifth Congressional dis
trict of Maryland aro rejoicing over
the election of Frank O. Smith, of Cal
vert county, to succeed Congressman
Thomas Parren. It Is tho first time
that the Fifth district has been repre
sented by a Democrat slnco tho days of
the lato Barnes Compton.
Mr. Smith was appointed State In
spector of tobacco by Oovemor War
field In 1004, and reappointed In 1906.
serving four years. At the last session
of the Muryland Legislature he was
named as chief engrossing clerk of Win
Benato. Mr. Smith carried on the work
under his charge with seven clerks up
to tho last two weeks of the session.
Tno work had previously required twen.
Mr. Smith favors the proposition of
calling an extra session of Congress to
carry out promptly the revision of tho
tariff downnard, provided conserva
tive legislation Is enacted and busi
ness conditions are not disturbed.
The Hyattsvlllo Construction Company
held Its annual meeting In the Brooks
& Magrudcr building, nnd a dividend of
25 per cent was declared. Former
Mayor William P. Magruder was re
elected president, and William A.
Brooks was elected secretary-treasurer.
These two officers and Herman E. Bur
gesa constltuto the board of directors.
Miss Helen Ireland, formerly of Cal
vert county, but now of New York city,
and the daughter of tho late Dr. J. F.
Ireland. Is the guest of Judge and Mrs.
John Gibson, Wine avenue.
Tim men of the congregation of the
Plnkncy Memorial Episcopal Church
will hold a smoker In tlio Sunday school
room on tho evening of Monday, No
Mrs. William II. King and two daugh
ters. Spencer street, are In Albany, Us.,
Uniting Mrs. King's parents.
Mission Society Is '
The Woman's Missionary Society of
tho New York Avenuo Presbyterian
Church. Is named as a beneficiary n
the sum of $100 by the -will of Carolina
P. Gunnison. Tho bulk of the remain
ing cstato Is left to a sister, Barah W.
Lunt, of Winchester, Mass., and the
six children of Hannah Gunnison Al
bert, Tho will of Bernhardlna Frledrlch
leaves her estate In trust to her datieli
ter, Ijoulse Frledrlch. to b divided
equally among her children.
MADAM! IF YOU DON'T FEEL RIGHT
TAKE DELICIOUS "SYRUP OE FIGS"
Waste-clogged bowels, torpid liver and decaying food in
stomach cause the sick headache, gas, backache,
sallowness, biliousness and indigestion.
All women get bilious, headachy, and
constipated simply because they don't
exercise, enough. They don't eat coarse
food, or enough fruit and green vege
tables. Those are nature's ways of
keeping the liver and thirty feet of
bowels active; but very few women em-
floy them. The next best way Is dc
ghtful, fruity Hyrup of Figs.
Nearly all Ills of women can be orer
como with Hynip of Figs nlone. Thero
la no need to have sick headache, back
ache, dlzLlncss, stomach sour and full
of gases, bilious spells, sallowness, coat
ed tongue, bad breath, bad complexion,
nervousness und depression. Tho surest
and safest remedy Is one or two tea
spoonfuls of delicious Hyrup of Figs.
Try this tonlght-you'll feel splendid In
Your Dollar is
Worth More Here
The value of a dollar is measured by jts purchasing
power. We claim that if it is to be spent for groceries, any
one of our stores will offer you more for it than you can pos
sibly obtain elsewhere. The following specials offered for
Friday and Saturday should convince you.
SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY
We desire to acquaint users of coffee with the fact that we can and
do offer better value in Fresh Roasted Coffee than it is possible to obtain
elsewhere. Our coffee is selected by an expert and is roasted fresh every
Thursday for our special sale, and each of the three grades will give en
tire satisfaction. There is little doubt that many dealers could purchase
our coffees at the price offered and save money.
The grade we offer at 25 cents per pound is good. Our Banquet
Brand at 30 cents is excellent, and our Occidental Brand at 35 cents is
simply unbeatable. Users of good quality coffees who desire to purchase
them at the right price must eventually come to us. Why not now?
Fresh Creamery Butter, 1-lb. prints, ,35c
Granulated Sugar, per lb. . .: . .5Vc
Home Dressed Chickens, per lb. . . .-. . 19c
Desirable quality at a price that should please.
Tall Cans Pink Salmon, 3 for.v.-r. .25c
Cheaper than meat and more desirable to many.
Standard Tomatoes, 3 cans for. . .;.-. .25c
Monocacy Corn, 3 cans for. v. ;.-..'.-. .25c
A trial will convince you that this article is
very cheap at the price offered.
Royal Velvet Genuine Main Corn,
per can .- . .-; ....... 12c
This article is unexcelled in quality, as users
of it will attest.
Smoked White Fish, per lb :. . . 15c
Smoked Labrador Herring, each 4c
League of Consumers' Friends
PATRONIZE THE STORE NEAREST YOU
Jamea IU Tone, 230 IClerentk atreet.
Inland A Hemes, 14th mad A ata,
nrlnklej Urns., 108 91 afreet.
U F. l.asbr, 8th and ISaat Cap, ata.
It. A, nnlllna, Eleventh and SI afreets.
II. C Itohcraon. Oth and S. Car. its,
O, H. Dobannua, 833 Fourth afreet.
DrtakleT nroe., 1101 Third street.
Rrtakler tiros., 033 Fourth afreet,
F, r. Zuscliollt, Secuud nnd N streeta,
n. IS. Itoberaoa. Fifth and A atraeta,
t. F. Altrrlne A Sob, BOO 13th St.
J, M. Annaudalr. 1300 II atreet,
J, ICraua Son, 010 13th at.
J. nraraharr, Jr., Sixth and A atreet.
D. T. nataon. 031 Seventh atreet.
J. E. nicelr, Seventh and II atresia,
Thomaa lladen, CMO Q atreet.
Lather F. Hall. Tnelftti Bad It ata,
Frank Mace, Seventh and F afreets.
Columbia Ten A Coffee Co, 1505
gFree Delivery to Every Section
To Be Opened Tonight
Tho Vanderwerken Neighborhood
House will bo formally opened tonight
with a reception by tho trustees of tho
Vanderwerken congregation to,Jhe con
gregation and their frl&nds. Tho
Neighborhood House Is situated near
Vanderwerken Htutlbn, Great Falls and
Old Dominion Hallway. ,
Governor William Hodges Mann; of
Virginia, Is expected to deliver an ad
dress during tho evening and other dis
tinguished men will speak. Governor
Mann will tako as his subject, "Oood
the morning when tho sour bile, clog
ged up waste and poisonous matter havo
been gently, but thoroughly, moved on
and out of your system, without nau
sea, grtplng or weakness. Your head
will be clear, complexion rosy, breath
sweet, stomach regulated; no moro con
stipation, gases, pains, and aches.
It Is simply a matter of keeping your
stomach, liver and bowels clean and
regular. Then you will ulways bo well
always look and feel your best.
Hut get tho genuine the old reliable.
Ask your druggist far "Hyrup of Figs
and Kllxlr of Henna." Hefusa with con
tempt, the no-called Fig Hyrups some
times substituted to fool you. Tho true,
genuine, bears tho name California Fig
Byrup Company; look for this on tho
Cream of Wheat, per package.-.-. . A2lZc
Gambrill's Patapsco Flour
6-lb. sack . . ...rwK ': - " .r.r20c
12-Ib. sack . .-.-.'. '.7.;. yji-..y. . ,40c
Consumers desiring the best use this brand
without fear of disappointment.
Marigold Oleomargarine, 1-lb. prints. . 25c
Other brands please sometimes Marigold all
Cranberries, excellent quality, per qt. .10c
Fancy Celery, per bunch. ..-.. s.t.:.w. .5c
Large Bottle Blended Syrup .v..7.-r. .22c
A blend of maple sugar and cane syrup that
would not be dear at 30 cents.
New Sauer Kraut, 4 quarts for. v. -.v. 25c
There is no question as to the quality of this
.kraut. It pleases all.
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
Owing to the mold growth of oar
Fall and Winter Season
both houses will remain open this yea
Instead of one eloalnr a heretofore
November and December
the moet delurhtful month of the year
tn which oecun Thanlcertrinr Day,
Atlantic's Fall Easter,
nn chant Is made for prlrato Uth rooms,
White aerrfc In both American plan and
nla carte dining rooms. EtquUlte music.
Theatre and othes amuaemenU. Rolling
Chairs. Coir. Houtli Jersey' famous
tuntnr made. Ownership manarement.
JQ31A1I WHITE A SONS COMPANY
STEAMER CHARLES MACALESTE3
Two trips dally except Sunday to
Leavlnr Seventh Street Wharf at 10 a. m.
and l:ts p. m. Hound trip to gate. Mo.
aJn.i-4UlJ.lvr Kvery Thurs. 4 Sat. Ere.
Nat'l luflea' Armory. Continuous dancing Ml
n. T. riorer, Seteath and O atreeta.
tl. K. XV. Schmidt, ICIahtb and D ata,
1, G. Schmidt. 1-3 nnd F ata.
M. J. Whelan. Third and O atreeta.
J. II. Goodrich. ISIgbth nnd F atreeta,
C. Ilammllnc, 313 I'enna. avenue.
F. A. Doilrr. Seventh nnd T street,
II. H, a. Healer. 33:s M atreet.
O. A. l'endleton. 1330 Mntli atreet.
A. II. Pllft, Sixth and H alreeta.
C. V, Sparrorr, 800 North Cnpltnl at.
V. S, llrovtn .t Co, 1(114 14th at.
J, It. Slonr. 3444 Ulehteentli at.
V. N. Ilronn A Co, 1113 14th af.
W. T. Davla, Fifteenth and 1 afreety
i:. SI. Tabli, H)HttNllle. Sid.
V. J. Cook, Twelfth, and In Ins ata.
Ilrooklnnd, I). C.
of the City-!
And Friday and Saftirday, with FrN
day and Saturday Matlneea. I'rlces,
BOo to 2JM). Friday Matinee, Deal
Two Great Attractions United.
Greatest Attraction In Waahlaston.
And her company In
The Whirl F Society
AND 100 OTHERS
Gaby Deslys in Mile. Chic
.411 ril) rr) OK IaaTn V wuiuauiTni
Harney Hcmard, Harry nicer, Melville
i:ill, Ada Lenta, Ijtwrance U'Oraay,
Fannie Hrlrr, Laura Hamilton, I,ea
Harrison, Clarence Harvey, Clara Pal.
mer, ana Arthur Btanaiora.
NEXT WEEK SEATS NOW
Special Matinee ThankaKlvlBK,
nireet from ICO Nlchta la New York,
LEW FIELDS' S
Toaljcht at fills
Thura. nad Sat.
The Trail u!. Lonesome Pine
3E Charlotte Walker
Next wu I Scats Now Sdling
h'U Evening and
VTedneiday, Thurstlar, and Saturday,
F. ziisgfeld JR. rresents
ame New York Cait and Original Z!e
fflj Beauty air la.
uur Than "Zleffeld Follies"
Frl. Nor. 22
tho rainoua dancer, arilited by Aleiandflr
oIlnln. her own Co.. and a Symphony
OrchMtra. In "La Camarro." ballet of
it1" llh century. Meverbeer'a Hobert la
J'1""!' and other dancea. Tickets. Ilif,
liW.Jl.00. on sale at Theatre.
Frl., Nor. OQ I
Prima Donna Soprano Metropolitan
Ticket Selling a.2, fijjp, i, 75,.
SUNDAY ATS 1.10 PAVAH
M Of, DA Y AT 3 130 JeT iHM AJflA
Colored Views. Motion Pictures,
rooular Trices. S5o fo ILM. Sunday,
December, 1, and Monday, December i.
India, Ilombay to Delhi.
The Latent Europem. Operetta,
THE WOMAN HATERS f I.IIR
Orlelnal Aator Theater (New York) Caat of 7.
M:XT WCniC-Seita dclllnc.
Hi'.'S'-E'""- (Thsnksiclvlne Da and Sat,
THE DE KOVEN OPERA CO.
t .l)"!!l,v'' Arthur. Mer.)
rreeents the Greatest of All Ileylvala.
The .Vatlon'a Lllht Opera.
, ,Gr",a 9D All-Star Cast.
N?T.c"7MaJ1 ni telephone order aui
pended during trja cneaceroent.
S30 I SoclelrofN.Y. I. ZD
MISCHA ELMAN, Soloist
ftnlth-;: 1B7 "V .-treet " " T' Arthu'
ACIDEM Y ' "-w. so..
MATS. TUES.. TJIUnS.. AND SAT.
A Great Tlay From a Great NoeU
Life's Shop Window
A Seniatlonally Great Drama.
Nett Weok-The Call of the Heart.
TUP. CTV T.'TnVQIItmti
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nmalfu muslAal nnee a v ..r-.
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wclsht JUBRlen I'AULA ItnnVES. slnalre
rnm.MI.nni. 1M11TO Tinnm....
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t. UAtt.N'Ii: & EAIINIE. one-lerreJ acro
bat.; UlCHAItDS ft KTLE "Al lh.
liUtec me" 1,:!"r,l!,,f.KM) " "
iHtPCtKe Del tc ted." nol$-6t
Most I eautltul Theatre In America,
Attraction Eouallnr the 13 Theatres.
Dally Mats., ac Eies . 25. w. and 7So.
Tin: liitUMs of ouoiv
Ills Maiterpleco of staeecrait anil
Dramatic Art. Stuart llarnes J. C.
Nuannl A Co. Usual lllu mil
the Reason's Chief Farcical HucreM,
T.l.n lN-.iiii "Kl.. n-. ,.. ....
I -"". . " 1.. .riuiiies iei.
leratn." Clla'a snlrlt Palntlnas." f.
IOU I.llvlJ"'jUifl. DALy
AN AU.-8TAH VAUDEVILLK PHOaiUM.
Pat White and Carl Henry
AND SS OIIILS. WITH
High Life in Burlesque
FltlDAY NIGHT Tilll COUNTRY SIOUE.
Neat Week-IHB MEHUY MAIDCSS.
TWO I'DHFOnMANCnS DAILY DY
With Tbnt Ier Popular Comedian.
And a rital All-Star Cast
NEXT WBCK-MOI.I.IB WII.IJAM3.
Twenty-Second Annual Concert
III Cilinr) llaptUt Snndny School
Tomorrow Night, November 22, 1912
i i . - House. Eluhth and II stt n
Al) M.ib I at. nl AllluUslon. SS Cents.