THE, WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1912.
RAIDS WOMEN IN
Nineteen Purses Snatched in
Stores, Cars, and on
ftouffh half a acore of plain clothes
iMactlvcs of the headquartora ataft
worked most of the night on the caaa,
the police have obtained no ctua to thu
daring pickpockets who victimised nine
teen woman hoppers yesterday after
noon. No such similar epidemic of thefts has
ever been reported to the Washington
police. Within an hour and a half yes
terday afternoon sixteen women shop
ptra In one downtown department store
reported1 the theft of their purses. Tho
other six thefta occurred ut about the
Women Ait Suspected.
Mis. Nannie Nichols, of 1117 Twenty
second street northwest, who was
robbed .on a street ctr between Eleventh
and P and Fourteenth and Q streets
northwest, suspects two young women,
dressed' m dark clothes, who Jostled her
on tho car. They were so rude, she
sold, that they attracted her attention.
Mies Nichols' purse, containing 14, waa
taken from her handbag.
Mrs.- H. Connelly, or Cleveland. Oiila.
had her suit coso stolen from her feet
while she sinned a cud of hot chocolate
In one. of the big stores on Pennsylvania
avenue. It contained clothes and Jewels
valued t tioo.
,k Victim- and Loi-ei.
Th other victims and their losses
Mlsa Viola Topley, 1SK -Elghthstreet
northwest, a small black purao contain
Miss' Florence Pollock, Congressional
apartments, K and a pearl nail file.
Mrs. William H. Howard, of 2610 Gar
field street. Woodley Park, brown
leather ' purse containing between Vi
Mlsa E. Evans. 033 I street northeast,
black purse containing H In change.
Mra. C. M. Hugely, of 1516 Fifth street
northwest, black sealskin purse, con
Mr N. Price, of 904 A street south
east, a black purse containing 12 or 13.
Mra. 8. A. Btancllff. Lanham. Md..
black purse, containing between it
and IS. .
Mrs. K. C. Washington. 1249 Lawrence
street. Brookland, D. C, email purse,
Mra. William T. Owens. Betheuda, Md.,
child's small purse, containing W cents.
Mra. B, E. Gray, Phoebus, Va., light
gray purse, five-dollar bill, and silver
Mrs, R, Rosenflcld, 314 P street north
west, amall black purse, containing II.
Mrs) M. E. Weed, the Northumber
land apartments, a uurse containing 17.
Mra: L. Marlow, 1423 Harvard street
northwest, blue card case, contain
ing two new 12 bills.
Th pickpocket cases In the Seventh
atrett atore were from Mrs. R. E. L.
Oeary. 3M Fourteenth street northwest,
ray leather purse containing five-dollar
bill, , change, and ticket on the Balti
more and Ohio railroad from Old Point
Comfort to Charleston, W. Va.
Annie M. Bowman. COS a street north
east, small pocketbook containing 14.60.
Old Dominion CommandcryWillHd Regular Ceremony
in Alexandria Courts and Lawyers Will Be Busy
Before Holidays Begin.
General Warren Defended by C.
'A. R.Man at Meeting of
' Maine Body.
Irr- an address last night before the
Maine Society at the Woman's ChrlsV
ttan Temperance Union In Sixth street,
Col. A. 8. Perham, vice president of
the department of tho Potomac, Grand
Army of thq Republic; vindicated the
action of General Warren at the battle
of Five Oaks In the civil war,.fpr which
fie was removed from his command by
The annual election of officers waa
held with tho following results: James
Brlggs. president; Major U. E. Carson,
Brst vice president; F. C. Merrltt, sec
ond vice president; A. G. Bonds, third
vTce president; 1. M. Bearce, treasurer;
Mlsa Frances Fernald, recording secre
tary;' Rose A. Uugan, corresponding
The Pennsylvania 8tate Society of
Washington elected the following of
flcera last night: President, Samuel R.
8trattan; first vice president, Dr. J. a
Arnold; second vice president. Middle
ton Smith; third vice president, Mrs.
H. E. Monroe; secretary. Edwin A.
Mess: financial secretary. William
Rosser; treasurer, Miss Annie M, Eck
tfert GERMANIA CLUB
.HEARS OF ALASKA
Barthelme Says It Will
A feature of the regular, meetlne'of
the Otrmania Club hiH ir th ,
house Friday nlglit was a lecture by Dr. I
O. Barthelme on "Imprfesslona of Alas:
ka.V lie said thut he believed It Was
but a. matter of time when Alaska
wnlllH lie. fti ..... (..-.- , ..
Union, and that It win held back now
by nothing except politicians and
He showed that tile United Mute's
had already taken M70.000.000 out of
Alaska, for which we paid $7,000,000
w?n " viaH "ought from llusala.
The. con I of Alaska. It Is estimated,
will supply the United States for 6,000
WASHINGTON, T1MK8 BURKAU.
ALEXANDRIA. VA.. DEC. I.
Arrangenien'.a have bean completed by
Old Dominion. Commandery, No. 11,
Knlfhta Templar, for their annual ob
servance of Christmas day. After the
usual custom of Tamplara, the air
knights will assemble at noon In tho
asylum, on the third floor of Masonic
Temple, to pledge anew their filth In
the ancient order and drink the Christ
mas toast to Rt. Eminent Sir William
H. Melllsli. srand master of Knlihta
Templar of tho United States, whose
home la In Cincinnati. The toast will
be proposed by Eminent Commander
William a. L Mew. of Old Dominion
rne occasion win w margea oy aim-
file ceremonies, but It Is one that usual
' attracts a large number of the Templars.
The funeral of William B. Lacey,
whosa death took niece at Balley'a
Cross Roads on Thursday, waa held at
1 o'clock this afternoon from the chapel
at that place.
In the United States District Court,
yesterday afternoon Judge Edmund
Waddell. Jr..' of Richmond, entered an
ordor sustaining the demurrur to the
declaration In (he case of W. W. Pago
against the town of Warrenton. Va. An
uDneal to the United States circuit
court of appeals sitting In Richmond,
ma granted by Judge Waddell. Mr.
Page sued. tho town of Warrenton for
W.000 damages for the destruction of
his "residence by dynamite, to .prevent
the upread of flamos which threatened
to destroy a considerable portion of tho
town. " '
Tomorrow will mark the commence
ment of a buttv period for the lawyers
of Alexandria and vicinity. In AJeaan
ilria cltv tho corporation court will open
Its December, term with a large docket
of civil and criminal matters. A grand
Jurv has been summoned, and In addi
tion to the usual criminal cases the
Jurors will be called upon to make an
Investigation of the death of Patrick
Buckley, At Alexandria county touri
district court will open for Its winter
session with n big budget of civil and
A .final decree of divorce on the
ground of desertion was given In the
corporation, court yesterday afternoon
to Florence L. Marks against Samuel
The regular monthly meeting of the
Chamber of Commerce will be held to
Alexandria police officials are en
deavoring to locate C. O. Mcintosh, of
(IS Tenth all-eet northeast, Washington,
D. C, who suddenly disappeared from
the home of his daughter In Alexan
dria county, where ha was on a visit.
The police are making the search at th
request of the man's wife. Mcintosh Is
described as being flfty-two yeara old.
flvo feet ten Inches In height, and
weighing 1." pounds.
The annual memorial services of tho
Methodist Protestant Church will be
held tonight at 7:10 o'clock. Calling the
roll of the dead and appropriate musical
selections will be features of the pro-
in. i ne pasior, me uev. u. A.
cour.- of Alexandria
will bo onenefl. with-Judge J. . T.
house the. circuit
Thornton presiding, and there also o
grand Jurv has been summoned. . On
Wednesday Attorney General Wllllami.
of the State of Virginia, will come to
Alexandria to represent the State In
the attempt of the citv of Alexandria to
have the State assessment on the saa
works and city nan property canreieu.
Htrausburg. will preach on the subject:
"If a Man Die, shall lit Live Again?"
SCORED 6Y SPEAKER
William Law Tells Chevy Chase
Meeting They Belong to
Progressive Democrat of Chevy
Chase, Md., meeting at the Chevy
Chase Library, heard Senators John
Walter Siplth and William P. Jackson
vigorously scored, by William Law r.s
absolute mlsrepresentatlves of the Stato
"One Is supposed to .bo r Democrat
and tho other a Republican." said Mr.
Law. "In reality they are not members
of, either party, but on occasions aro
members of both. In the hands of the
Demci rats of this State rests tho elec
tion of the men who will succeed them. '
Tho meeting was conducted by the
SEEKING CAUSE OF
FIRE AT ARMORY
Damage of $1,000 Done by Flames
Shortly After Center Mar
Fire Marshal Nicholson Is making
nn 'Investigation today to determine
the origin and causa of the lire that
did $1,000 damage. In tho National
Ouard Armory over Center Market
shortly after 11 o'clock laat night.
The fire was discovered a few mln
utea after tho market closed. It ap
parently originated In 'the itiurter
of Company I, anil It Is bellaveil spon
taneous combustion waa tho cause.
Though the blase, was quickly
checked, tho reserves of two pollco
preoincts wcro called to dutv to keep
bank the crowd of shoppers thill
Bothered In the market spare.
H. CLIFFORD BANGS
President Droop, of the Board of
Tade, Picks Men to Boom
.The Mrat committee to bo appointed by
President nronn r iim iin...i r iv..,tn
Is the membership committee, of which
ii. .iiiiorn Hangs is numeu ciiiilrinan.
In the trade board the uipttiherntiln
committee meets cuch Wednesday at
noon. During the past year they In
cieascd the membership In the Board
from.777 to l.OX, and It will be the aim
of the new committer to reach the :,(nio
mark during the coming year.
J. Edward 1-cwls Is named vice chair
man of the committee, E. F. Colluituy
la second vice cr.alrmuu. and Hlrhtml
L. Conner secretary. A total of kIiv
men are named, to which the president
ARE AFTER LOAFERS
Loitering on Street Corners to Be Stopped, Particularly
During Holiday Season -Child Welfare Association
Will Hold Meeting on Monday.
WABH1NOTON TIMES BURKAU,
ANACOSTIA, D. C. DEC. fc
Instructions have, been given to tho
pollco of the Eleventh precinct to strict
ly enforce tho rules permitting no loaf
ing on street corners and other public
places during the holiday period.
Many loafers have been loitering on the
corners, especially In tho vicinity of
Nichols uvenuc and Good Hope road,
and It la tho aim of the police to keep
this corner cleur so those engaged In
business and pa.iursuy shall not be dis
turbed or annoyed, .,
ThVrcforo when Pollcoman C. It
Brown saw a number of young men
standing on the corner of Nichols ave
line and Oood Hope road last venliw
he ordered them to move away. Thrao
of the men. Henry Wlllson. living on
Knox's form. Maryland; Harry Boptr.
-w a..K.,k aimet southeaat. anu
John Andersen, 2300 Prout street south,
east, refused to move when ordered and
were placed under arrest. Each i or
fender had to put up $5 collateral before
leaving the station.
M.,.- .tn.. tir..l.a.. Aminrllltion Will
meet In the Emmanuel Episcopal Parish
hall. Thirteenth and V streets, Decetrt-
' An' extensive program has ton ar
Hinged for that evening. Among those
who will tnke part In the program aro
Dr. Woodward, health officer of the
District, and Dr. II. M. Johnson, auper
.i . f. Principal of tho ninth division,
and Mrs. Cornish, president nf the m.
by Kulton Carr.
Vn.nl anllnllnH. ...Ill .. ,..... ....
--. nv,b.,(v,ia mil in K1VVII I'y
airs. Linger, accompanied on th nlann
The regular monthly meollng of tho
"omen's Missionary Hoclcty waa, held
!?" evening at the homo nf Mrs. Hnrah
awlndel, on V street sauthenst.
Tho Bundle Highlands Cltlsins' Asso
elation meeting which was to be held
J.1.'"t.com,n ruesday at the Kandlo
Highlands Baptist Church, haa been
postponed until Tuesday, thu 17th. on
account of the revival meetings which
r io do neia at me .church
evening of next week.
Cant. W. T. Anderson, of the Eloventh
precinct, has gone on leave for ten
'ay. During his nbsence Lleutennrt
riemmons will bo In commund, whllo
Hergrant M. L. Bendy will bo In chargo
reserves tho right to make additions ut
rnDFnv caiueiru. .! ma? is .. .
iv-""" ''is a" r.rai-ii..T" im i I v iiBon. larennii. iwin anu worinintc
ii SrSEhimv iV iSnntH hv ihelt0" Club. The Important butlneu
Munn nnnniv. in bv his nnlnlan In the "ry atepa to organito a permanent
annexation-case of the city of Alexan- SnVJK1..enJ?S!lE ,UX '"!?
Urn vs. the counties or Alexandria nu ,'.:;. iw viin. d i ..
v.i.f-v I G, Carter, J. W. Nlrnolson. R. P. Hhea-
lhe courts will adjourn for the Christ- Je. Ww Jw- . Jon!rja"d,,E'
mas holidays, and Immediately after- H. Mcfjiughtln constitute a committee
ward, on January 9. the United States ' to draft Uio consUtutlon.
Simple Herb Quickly Cures This
Dread Disease to Stay Cured.
Dlsbttts has heratofore been rtuulilercd In
curable, and the Only hop held out to tho
afltlettd has been to prolong llielr years by
A plant recently dlicmered In Moxlco,
tslleil Dlstxt"! Herb, his been found to bo
a specific In the treatment or oisbetes. quick
I 900 Math Street Nortawcat
Cor, nth and I'.y "ts. .-. .
Upea Vntll B P. M.
YOU EARN BTTHE WEEK
PAY US BY THE
y rtuelnK th spcinc cravlty un.I lucar
rtiur;ng icor anu Duiiaini- up ins ivncm.
This htrmlttif ftobq rtmrdy will relieve
the pstlnt of his worst symptotni, in th
moil agiraau! raaes. within o weak, and
to prove It we will mall the first fic packaa
tor Zte, lth trrm booklet nf vjrlal alura to
in d law nc. coniaininx laimt uiri list nl
cxrluilc table nf food aluer, trlvtnc pfr
cents m of starch anJ auaar (carbohdratsi
. ... ... in -wi iirratraing irvinat
rtrii vs. the counties of Alexandria ami I Jj en"ns. uiij . a. i-arnp. n. . T, r ,,rtctw, ttttn4 of this offer snd
Sena :3e today rur a rullsixed U)c narkasa.
AMEH CHKUICAI. CO., Box M Whitney
Point. N. Y
You can set Dlabetol In Waahlnaton at
People's Pharmacy at the retular price.
Complete Stock to select from.
I sell for lower than many of the
cash stores and you have the sat
isfaction of wearing the clothes
while paying for them.
tlehearnals arr being held ovciy even
ing In the Hunday school of the Con
Breas Heights M-thodlst Kplhcopal
Church preparing for the Chrlstmaa
Play, which Is to be given by tho chll
dren of the Sunday school.
Mm fSftni at rs rM.,,. .e ..-..
tfi. u. ZZ c? ....-. u, iainil!
Illtihlandri, has gone on a lslt to her
nomo in urange county, Va.
Sterling Silver $
and Mirror Set,
case . . . ..
Solid Gold $
Bracelet . .
Sterling Silver $
Card Case . . ,
Pins . . . .
Elgin Watch .
Men's 14k. $
Elgin Watch . .
These Are Only a Few of Our Specials
A. Kahn, 35 g St.
Worth While Christmas Gifts
Morris Chairs, Sewing Tables, Fine Mahogany
Pieces, Ladies' Desks, Music Cabinets
TT ERE ire four specific suggestions for Christmas presents. Each one of these pos-
nsesses distinct merit and becomes practically a permanent investment. Hun-At-aAe
r4 rlAc at in 4Ka cij-td lr cult rtlrvinrf AirArti narrnn nnrl mtciAn
uiluj ui uiiicio ait iii iww Jiuit iu ouii annual bvtwijr p&iouii anu utaoiuu.
Ladies' Sewing Tables
This Solid Mahogany
rirrtn IsavAo a. aiinarVt nlaoa in
$"$ true colonial design and carved.
in . kLmk
Moses Willow Chairs
bBiOt',t"" r-"H. nellcica applies
l!4ZZmK SV llilliHrHcithrlnflici
UMI aUp, I. caaaalehftft or eom
f prill antmt lha sualo boat,
tbamnlTw al homt vliboil hlnditaM Iron
wtk a4 eB1"'M lha noat oti.llail. Uim
iV tea asaltflaaflaaiBf-lasaaia,awlJ
ffcTSJUolltltda1' " .1 nwnti ll ataran
IRI1L Of PLAPAO:,:."."."':riC"i. ,ffl
yn tilal ! ri.p.o.klal.ly rata, Wiui MsTasa
ana iw.pi. .
IAPM UBOMTOinU, nc IN
(L Uuls, Mi.
I MBHst- rSswaB
.Special in quality.
Special in appearance.
Special in value.
Of greater worth.
Complete With Cushions
Nothing Makes a More
Handsome Music Cabinets
THIS OlfJS XW M
This is the best music cabinet
we have ever been able to sell at
so low a price.
W. B. MOSES & SONS, F and 1 lth Sts.
HiASH'S BIG SHOE STORES
BESIDES OUR BIG HOLIDAY OFFERINGS IN LADIES' SHOES AND EVENING
' SLIPPERS you will find here Slippers for father, Juliettes for mother, Storm-fighter shoes for '
erotner, Booties tor amy. uitts tnat are practical gifts that render service gifts that show
' good judgment. Quality, style, and finish are superb, and the variety is large. Everyone con-
, forms to the Hirsh high standard and embodies our own ideas. Every one is selling far below '
wnat tne same yaiues command eisewnere because our expenses here in the low-rent section
panu our economical meuioos marie possioie
"The Dollar-Less Price The Dollar-More Value"
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A SERVICEABLE XMAS GIFT
Just Received Another Large Shipment
Women's Shoes J
Specially Priced atU
All Are Genuine
$3.50 and $4 Values
... c. T"Te "'".d w,,cn 1,e ni'W ulilpmcnt nrtlvcd, as tlip women liavo hcen purclianlncr thla fashion
ably high quality fuotwear at a remarkable rate. It Is ccrt'llnly a quullty barRUln.
t-veryono perfiict everyone In the prcvalllni; stylos .1 runi;o of sizes so romplete no woman nnnl
be dlsappolnteil If she buys promptly, latest tans. Patent Colt. Gun Metal, and Vlel Kid with cloth
and leather tODB: hllttnn nr lilit. hnr nlnln un.l ivlni tins lilti nn.l lnti Imnl. 1. ...iAH ..n.. .
buy early. ' "" " " "", '" " c -""" '"" "
A Gift at a Popular Price
We lave akit 200 pairs of
LADIES' V1CI KID SHOES
in Button and Blucher,
high and low heels in all
sizes. A few patent
leathers included in button
Our assortment of Women's Kven-
Ins Slippers, In all shades to match
most any sown. Surpassing, sujierb
are these slippers, with beautiful
short vampa and bis; pompon
MEN'S GIFT SLIPPERS
ici Kiu, in tan a a
and black. Kverett
nn opera models,
This lot Is offered an an Incentive to bring
to our mure io ajei a glimpse oi our regular
. Men's Fancy Km- M ft,
tor; ulao black and tan
Gift FELT JULIETS for Women
EXTRA QUALITY-IN ALL COLORS
The prettiest, daintiest
showing wo liavo ever made.
Vulues that are Indeed ex
traordlnary. Some decidedly
Gift MEN'S ROMEOS
IN TAN AND BUCK VICI KID
A decidedly f
Kruref ill model; fil JI1
1 positively "f I ..1T1
WOIITH 12.00. -''
GIFTS OE RUBBERS
In anticipation of coming winter weather
WOMEN'S RUBBERS J.O ..
Oood riuallty. All Hisses. " 745C
MEN'S RUBBERS ftO v.i..
Good iiuallty. All skes. 7SC
i Mli"."" OIPT filKir.K sim;i L-In black only; button and laco (blucher). "Vrll. t u-u ar a t
il A snappy, dressy lot; superb tlnlsh, splendid materials. I in C, rllW l.ltj
; v ,
Hirsh's Boys' Gift Storm-fighter Shoes
A great protection In wet or cold weather.
Sturdy construction. Utrups nt top.
Il.rsh's Boys1 Brigade Shoes I
a Hpiennui girt. Dressy, but made strung and
durublc. jv Mat
95C Worth $1.50
All sizes, shapes, and leathers; cither button enlace
HIRSH S Shoe Stores
WaahiBglon'a Eeat and Meat Up-:o-Date Shoe House
1026-1028 SEVENTH ST. N. W. (Bet. K and L) Phone Main 4471
OUT OF THE HIGH RENTAL DISTRICT
Satan Kail UI rUl rtti Ttul Plara . ,
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