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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1912.
BE LAID AT REST
Short Funeral Services Are
Held Here, Prior to the
The) body of Charles B. Taylor, who
died auddenly with an attack of heart
disease yesterday, will be taken from
Wathlncton on the Federal Express
this afternoon at 8:16 to Andover, Mass.,
where the funeral will be held tomor
row. Harvey E. Taylor, news cd'tor of
the Pennsylvania Grit, the dead man's
brother, arrived in this city today, and
took charsa of the body.
Short funeral services were held this
afternoon In the chapel of the J. B.
Wrlarht Sons' undertaking establish
ment. O. Wtfllamson Smith, curate of
St. John's Episcopal Church, of which
Mr. Taylor was a member, conducted
Mr. Taylor was born In Andover and
Pent much of his life there. For this
reason his brother decided to have the
interment In that place.
MRS. MARY F. CAYWOOD.
Mary F, Caywood, sixty-nine years
Id, died yesterday. She was the
mother of E. V. Caywood and Mrs.
Mary E. New-jent, of this city. The
funeral will bo held from Pumphrey A
Sons' undertaklnK establishment, 1531
Fourteenth street, tomorrow at 2
o'clock. The Interment will be at
Walker's Chapel, Va.
MRS. MARTHA E. LEE.
Mrs, Martha E. Lee' died yesterday
t the home of her son, James E. Lee.
JUT Newport place northwest. Funeral
services will be held tomorrow after
noon at t o'clock In the Nineteenth
Street Baptist Church.
DR. WILLIAM P. YOUNG.
Dr. William P. Youna; died yesterday
at his home. 1J12 Rhode Island avenue.
In his seventy-ninth year. He Is sur
vived by his wife, Mrs. Ida Perry
Young. The funeral will be private.
T. C. J. BA1LY.
Tn accordance with a wish expressed
aome time before his death, the body of
C. J. Bally, engineer or bridges ror
the District of Columbia, who died In
Washington fo? burial. The State De-
ffWUHK K5 r'-i" S sw
In consummating mem.
FURNISH BOND TO
Philadelphia Firm Required
to Give $15,000 Surety to
After a hearing yesterday, continu
lng up until midnight. Justice Turner,
holding an equity court In Leesburg.
last night signed an interlocturory
J,.-. in the case of WaliinBtonand
Old Dominion Railway against
Smlthurst and Allen, contractor of
Philadelphia, who had been engaged
In the work or cicctriiymK -mont
division of the railway company
from Rossi n to Illucmont.
Br the terms of the decree, the de
fendants are required to give a bond In
the sum of 16,0K. conditioned for the
completion of the Vork of electrifying
thallway company's line to Bluemont
within forty-five days, the band to be
Jlven on or before noon of Friday, De
fember iS otherwise an Injunction Is
Branted against the contractors' pro
ceeding further with the work, or touch
Ing any of the material or propel ty of
the rallnav company, and authority
being given to the company to proceed
with the completion of the work.
Basis Of Action.
The application upon which the suit
wsa based, was upon the part of the
j all way company, which, through Its
attorneys, Messrs. Wilton J. Lambert,
of Washington, nnd Judge C. E. Nlcol,
of Alexandria, Hied i bill In the Cir
cuit Court against the contracting Arm.
. . .-.. ...... ., Mn,h i. vjts. tho
ciaimimi .. .... --,
defendant entered into a contruct with
the railway company, agieelng to com
t'lete tho electrification of their lines
rrom Rossljn to Illucmont by the llrst
vhSon In the contract It was Jtipu
lated that In the eent of failure on
the part of the contructors to com
uleto th" line within the time spcclrtod.
Si for other various causes specified
?herem which might be made the sub
let of u complaint 1. the chief en
ISLf in rharra of the work, thut the
?i?iay company would hae the right
termlnau the contract and ci.m
Sete the work at the risk mid co
"'u'wlsTlleUlmt this .Ituotlon Iwi
,? Jffl.. tfe? railway company termin-
SJocce'ded to Ta" e their men To ,0 wo.k
tf the contractors took poese-.lon of
"ne lue" "n s of 815.00.. and I
VTas alleged that the co-operation of
The poll"." authorities of Uwbuw,
through the action of the maor of t'le
town, had pi evented tho la lay com
liny from halitg access to Its own
prupert) and supplies.
m view of this fact, the court was
.k..i to urunt an Injunction ugalnst
,., interference by tho contructors, or
7 ..i iioh mens as would be proper
tO take SUCn Sie8 as WOUIU "l""'
to speedily complete the electrincat on
of the roud. nhlch Is now In operation
as far as I'urceMUe, Va.
The defendants were represented nt
the hearing n Attorneys M. I Lowry,
of Philadelphia, and C. E. Garrett, town
counsel ol Lecsburg.
By the terms or the decree, II would
seem that the nubile will be enabled to
have the beiieTTt of the complete elec
trlllcation of the line at an early date,
Will Stop Coccus main.
MONROE, La., Doc. 10 -In an effort
to stop the biggest cocklnE main In half
a century, Governor Hull has threaten.
ei to call out the militia.
WASHINGTON AND NEW
BY STOCKS TODAY
Gains in Most- Rail Issues
Ensue After Weak
NEW YORK, Dec. la Nervousness
prevailed at the opening of the New
York Stock Exchange today, but grad
ually wore off and recovery was fairly
general bv the noon hour. Gains were
accomplished by Southern Pacific, Steel,
Rubber, Reading, Northern Pacific, Cen
tral, Chesapeake, Great Northern, Gen
eral Electric, Erie, Central Leather,
Canadian Pacific Baltimore and Ohio,
and others. The train In Great Vvlh
.vim .m.iuii .u puilll. 1IIC t-uci
stocks remained weak. Unlo Pacific al
so was unable to recover completely,
though a slight upward movement was
noticeable this afternoon. There was
some good buying by good people In all
the actlvtg and the movement seemed
from weak to strong hands.
The United States Steel Corporation
announced at noon that Its unfilled ton
nage as of November 30 showed an In
crease of 2(8,(00 tons.
The London market for Americans
showed a rallying tendency, though not
much appearance of stability.
The New York Central has asked the
public service commission to approve
an equipment trust of 112,547.000. the
rertincatea to he eld at not less than
97. The Lake Shore, Big Four, Toledo;,
-.! fUt r..al nn,t fit t tiiirvh ntwl I
Lake Erie have asked the Ohio public
utilities commission for permission to
Issue 121,000,000 of new equipment cer
tificates. A new compan yto be known as the
Continental Can Company la to be or
ganized to take over the business of
the New Jersey corporation of tnat
name, the Export and Domestic Can
Company, a New York corporation, and
the Standard Tin Plate Company. The
authorized capital of the new compan
Is to be I7.W0.0W of 7 per cent cumula
tive preferred and 110,000,000 of common
Kulin. Loeb ft Co. and the National
Cltv Hank confirm the announcement
tlon wU, an Austrian group. Including
nnd-a- half and two-year Imperial Aus-
tnat iney G"!.'" ,-- Y.'.a
'". '"' "" """ """
EFFECT ON BANKS
Witness Before Pujo Com
mittee Not Opposed to
The Pujo House probers of a financial
combine learned from Walter E. Frew,
a director of one of the Morgan Arms,
how the clearing house Influence domi
nates the bankers of New York, with
deposits of nearlv 8170,000,000.
Loans To Wall Street.
Attorney Untcrmycr of the probing
committee Intimated that the directors
of the Bankers' rust were "dummies."
Frew confessed complete Ignorance of
how much the Bankers' Trust Company
paid to necure the Mercantile Company,
Frew detailed how the Uankuia com
pany had doubled Its deposits almoit
every six months since It wus uignn-
Jzed In 1903, and how the firm loans
nearly Halt its deposits in wail street.
The New York bunker also said that
no banks were expelled from the New
York Clearing House Association until
after they naa closed tneir uoors,
l..C A""."-" .. """..V"V. 'i-'. ....
Clearing . House Association was "au-
tocranc, rraw saiu ne uuiu noi oo-
Ject to Federal or other supervision of
Failure of the Mechanics and Traders'
Bank of New York during the 1907 panlo
was rccountea ov Frew, ite saia oiner
banks took over the branches of their
No Inference Intended.
"Don't you think that some other au
thority except the clearing house should
pass Judgment If a bank should close?"
"Do you mean to Infer ' Frew be-
"Not at till no Inference," said Unter-
"We anted to get more buslnes, but
not at the expense of other banks,"
The witness said he saw no obnectlon
to Goernmental supervision of clearing
Of George Report
Criticism of the main features of tho
George report occupied most of the ses
sion of the Northeast Washington Citi
zens' Association, In Northeast Temple
last night, the matter being brought
up br the finding of a special commit
tee which has had the measure under
consideration for some time.
Attention was illrictcil almost exclu
sively to tho tight "admlnlsratlve" and
nine "legislative" recommendations of
the George committee. The association
adopted resolutions favoring tvto-thlrds
of the alue of the property as the
I i,ukI for taxation.
The publication of land alue maps
' and aBscsment sheets was opposed. Trl-
Iinn)nl aaAManif.n warn flivnrml nnrf .
innlal assessment was fuvored and re
peal of the tlxd tax rate of 1 1-2 per
cent, tho recording of the true consider
ation In all real estate transfers, and
the establishment of an assessment roll
und transfer of the dutv of making bills
from the assessor's office to the office
of the collector, were opposed.
Sues for $15,000.
Damages of 81'i,000 are asked by Agnes
ir Kacan In a suit tiled In the Dis
trict Supreme Court today against the
Washington Railway and Electric Corn
pan.'. It Is averred that the plaintiff
was Injured In ullghtlng from a street
cur tit Second and G streets northwest
on May is.
NEW YORK MARKET.
' 1:30 Yes
High. Low. p nt. Close
Amal. Copper J7W 7M 70V ' 77
Am. Beet Bug. com.... SO Ott WW I S)
American Can 2 W I
American. C. ft V.... MM MH MWI H
Amer. C. ft F. pfd 110 110 lit I H7H
American Cotton Oil. MH MH MHI MH
Amer. Ice Becur I Is ' I. I
Am. Locomotive 4IH 4IK 4IM I 41
Am. Smelt pfd 14 101 104 .1
Am. Hug. ft Ref. con. lid llitt 110 1 1I7H
Am. Tel. ft Tel I3JU Irs IMri I ISIVt
Am. Tob Mi 257 2eW 1 200
Am. Tob. pfd., new.. 104 101 104 1 I04W
Anaconda 31M 3iH 30HI to
Atchison 1MW K4H 101V. I I04H
At. Cst. Lino IMVs 136 IMMj 1 130
II. & O - 10.1 102 K3K 1 1034
Beth. Steel ....S.-.H 3ii 55 I Mil
Br'kl'n Rpd Trnstr. 87K MH M I B7W
Cat. Petrol C0i OuVi COM elH
Col. Petrol pfd 80 87 W B7'4I MH
Can Pacific ,Xi MIH M2M IM1H
Central Leather 27U 25 17 I W
Cent. Leather, pfd.. 14 f&Vi MM I
Ches. A Ohio.,
. 77T4 7Mi J7' I 77i
. 4IH 40H 4IH I 4!U
. I6K ie',4 10 I 16T4
.185 134 135 1 1S4H
. J0W 0 ?0Vi I 31
.138 I36K 138 1 1MW
. 14 13H 13141 I3H
Chlno Con. Cop...
Chi. ft Great W...
Chi., M. & St. P...
Chi. A N. V
Col. Fuel & Iron..
Corn Prod.. pfd....k 74H 7514 75HI 77H
Del. ft Hudson I3H lttH 163K 1 165
D. L. ft W A0 MS 5la I
Distillers' Securities 20H 20 M I 21
Erlo 3IU 31 31 M SIW
Erie 1st pfd 4?H 48 4SHI 4SVt
General Electrics.... 182U 182 182U 1 182
Goldfleld Cons ltt 1V4 I'll IS
Great Northern pfd. IJ3W 13114 1331, 1 131),
Great North. Ore.,,, 41 40V4 41 I 4014
Illinois Central 12s 115 123 1 120
Intcrboro Met 17 10 175.1 17
Interboro Met., pfd.. 00 !H 00141 01
international Han esi 10 10914 110 1 110
Kansas City ft Soutl 2UH MH 20V4 1 27
Lehigh Valley 100 107 168 1 160
38 37 37 I 39
Lou, ft Nash,
.141 140 140 1 144
..I0V4 77 78 I 7t
. ton 25 :oi
.. eon ei 1
M K. &T
M., 1CT. pfd....
M., St. P. ft S. S. M...130 138 130 I 139
Missouri Pacific 40 3l 40 40
Nat. Biscuit, com.
.121 113 119 I
-34 34 MHI 36
.. 10 18 19 I lK
,.10 101 108 1 1U)
Nev. Con. Copper...
N. Y. Central
Norfolk ft West....
..112 111 ItlWIlllS
Northern Pacific 119 117 1105. 1 118
Pacific Mall 30 30 20 I 32
Peo. Gas. of Chi Ill 100 110 1110
Pennj. It. R 120 120 120 1 120
Pres. S. Car. com.... 34 33 34 I 33
Ray Consol. Copper.. 19 10 19 I 20
Ry. St. Spgs., com... 34 34 34 I 35
Rep. Iron ft Steel. .??. 2 23 24 I 24
Rep. Iron & Steel pf.. (0 83 83! 87
Reading 107 103 100 llOOVi
Rock Island 23 22V4 23 1 22
Rock Island pf 43 43 43 I 43
South. Pacific 10 100 108 1 107
8outh. Railway 21 27H 27 I 28
Bouth.Hwy.pt 79 79 79 I 80
Tennessee Copper.... 30 30 30 I 37
Texas ft Pai IMc 22 22V 22141 23
Union Pacific 102 101 162IIG2H
IT. 8. Realty & Imp. 74 73 74 I 72
U. 8. Rubber, com 62 60 62 I 61
U. 8. Rubber 1st pf.lC0 100 Od 1 100
V. 8. Steel MVi 64 CJ I 3
U. 8. Steel pf 108 100 108 1107
Utah Copper 38 57 38 I 38
Va.-Car. Chemical.. 42 40 42 I 43
Wabash pfd 13 1314 13 I
Western Maryland.. 32 M 02 I 32
West. Union Tel.... 73 72 73 I 74
Westlnghouse Elec. 77 70 77 I 79
Woolworth '. . 106V 103 100 1 103
Wisconsin Central... SO 30 30 I 30
Atch. Convert. 4'...!02 101 102 1 103
B. ft O. den. 4s l7 97 97 I 97
B H. T. Con. 4's. ... 88 87 88 I 89
C.R.I. ft Pac. 4's.... U C4 64 I 03
U. 8. Steel 2d 5'a....l00 IU0H iwi
New York Curb Market.
Furnished to The Washington Times by
llarrlmsn & Co . New York; O. II. Chlpinsn.
munaser local branch. Colorado DulMlng.
Anglo Am. uii -,
Buy 8ote Gas 4
Braden Coper J
British Col. Copper 4
Ii'tcrnttlonal Rubber 11
Chicago Bubway 4
Cobalt Lake o2
Glroux IMnlng 3
Kerr Lake 2
f.r. RrtKfi Con -nt
Manhattan Transit J
l'orciiolrie Gold .
?0"d,"d . ij-
; ,rl""Sii, u, v..q,i rj.
I0,"0",1,1,-" nR' of Neval..a... oj,
ii,5? nfni'fitniVs' 109
tnl ted rigar Store 109
TRIAL OF MINE
PROMOTERS IS ON
Two Charged With Taking Over
$3,000,000 of Public
NEW YORK, Dec. lO.-On the Gov
ernment's charge that they took over
$3,000,000 of the public's monev In tho
sale of stock In twenty-one different
gold, copper, and oil mining companies,
Archie L. Wlsner and John J. Meyer,
operating at A, L. Wlsner & Co., and
the standard Securities Company, arc
on trial before Judge Julian W. Mack,
of the United States Commerce Court,
sitting In a special term of the criminal
branch of the United States district
court. In the Federal building today.
The twenty-one companies lnolvcd a
capitalization of 830.000 000, operating
mostly In California and other Western
At a meeting of the Senato Judiciary
Committee yesterday there was a long
discussion of Judicial appointments and
others coming before the committee,
No action was taken finally on any
nomination, but the Democrats of the
committee showed a strong disposition
to prevent confirmations.
Osjy On "MONO OUMMB,wttal k
LfJgtiv) Bromo QoUm
Cam CaMla OaDy,GViis ty
YORK FINANCIAL NEWS
Bid nnd Asked on
U. R. Reg. 2's 100 101
. H. Coupon 2's 10M4 J01W
U. S. Reg. 3's 102 101
II. 8. Coupon 3's .... 102 10JJ4
U. H. Reg. 4's 113 14
U, S. Coupon 4's 113 114
Wash. Clos. 3's 110 110
Cap. Trnctlon R. It. 3's 10i 110
City ft Suburban 6's 103
Columbia R. R. 6's 100 102
Columbia R. It. C's
Metropolitan It. R. 3's...
Wash. Ry. & Klec. 4's...
Potomac Klec. Cons. B's.
Potomac Elec. LI. 3's...,,
C. & 1. Telephone Ss
Amer. Tel, & Tcla. 4's...
N.. ft W. Steamboat 6'n...
Itlggs Realty 6's (long)...
Rlggs Realty 6's (short).
PUBLIC UTILITIES STOCKS.
Wash. Ry. & Elec. com.
Wash. R. ft Elec pfd
N. ft W. Hteamboat
Amer. Tel. A Tel
TYPE MACHINE STOCKS.
Mergenthalcr Linotype 217H 218
Lanslon Monotype lHi 92
NATIONAL BANK BTOUKO.
Vmerlcan Nat. Bank
Capital National Bank...
Columbia Nat. Bank
Commercial Nat. Bank...
District Nat. Hank
Far. ft MhcIi. Nut. Bunk.
Lincoln Nat. Bank
Mntrnnnlltmi Nat. Hank..
230 2lM .
Rlggs Nat. Bank 680
SiM.inrt Nat. Hank 160
Nat. Bank of Washlngto 231
TRUST COMPANY STOCKS.
Amer. Sec. ft Trust 303
Vnflnnnl flnv. & TrilSt 260
Union Trust ., 138V4 140
Wash. Loan ft Trust 230 2.0
United States Trust 112 14j
SAVINOS BANK STOCKS.
Citizens' Savings Bank 20
Home Havings 325 ...
Union Savings MS ...
Tifitr nf nnm. & fiav 12 17
East Washington Sav. Bnnk 15
FIRE INSURANCE STOCKS.
Arlington Klre lnsuruncc 1
fnrnmn t,'ir. Tnaitrunce 80
Klrewn's Fire Insurance .... UVi
Franklin Flro Insurance ..
Oer. Amer. Fire Ins 20
Nat Union Flro Ins 7
Fotomuc Fire Insurunce 30
TITLE INSURANCE STOCKS.
Columbia Tltlle Insurance.... C',i
iinui i-uini,. Title Ins 95
D. C. Paper Mfg. Co
Mcrch. Trans, and Storage .
Sales Today on
The Local Exchange,
Norfolk & Washington Steamboat 5"s,
National Bank of Washington, 61?2b6.
1'nlted States Trust, 4lll.
Alter call Washington Gas, li86.
Graphophonc, cununon, 1(i32
Capital Traction 3's, t!.UMfflli. Sl.OOOff
Wholesale Froduce Market
i:l,-N'urljj nrgh. S3il3tc; toulhtTn. 301)
Cheese Ne Vork, n-, -Vc ll : flat., 3K-.
Hutttr Kluln ITlnt. aGc per lb : tub. tOc
per Hi ; itntmB. per lb
I.Io l'oultry lien. 13e, rrKnlet. lie
per lb.: turkejs. 1'itilfc per lb : chlcktnr,
lsrRe, iwlfic: meilllim. 16c per lb
tired Hullr Turkejs. IK'ii.'lc per lb.;
hens, uaitc per lb,: ducks, 16o per lb.:
chickens, I51I6c per lb.
Omn Fruits California oransrs, 14.78 per
w . I...M.. t "f.'rtl! TJi nee tkiv; nlnfl
ni,, .lll,H.i am , . Z
apples, per crsie. .wiwavi r.'iriua ibn,'
fruit, W SO per tiox: new apples, II 7Sff
1 90 bex bhl.: pencil . 11.7" per Mil
Ik , k.Ml.f Ml'h
v..il.la PntatrteN. 81V ber bu
per doien: yam. n wai.so per uoi., oniom.
fcc per rrale: rabbase. ooc per 100 Ibi.;
letlUCe. IIWII60 per VUKCi, urn, ti.vyi.
II JO per 1"0 bunches: nqjalh, 90c M.; sweet
potatoes, ft OOtrl 40 per bbl.i lima beans, ISO
THINK COLD CAUSED
BIG GUN TO EXPLODE
Fourteen-Inch Cannon Bursts, and
Ordnance Officer Escapes
NEW YORK, Dec. 10. It Is believed
that the sudden drop In temperature
caused the explosion of the fourtcen
Inch gun at the Bandy Hook proving
grounds yesterday. While the explosion
of smaller guns hus taken scores of
lives, the big fourteen-lncher blew to
pieces without cuuslng so much as a
scratch to tho men around It. -
The two-ton breech block was blown
a quaiter of a mile, the muzzle uas
hurled still farther away, and frag
ments spread tn every dlicctlon, but
Ordnance Ofllccr Michael Ilrcnniin. who
was Btand ng on the temporary dlsan
penrlng carriage, was not stiuck, al
though the structure ItBOlf wus wrecked.
llr.nttan vi'hh f limit n niHTIV iirila hn.
received hardly a bruise. The other
officers und men In charge of the filing
were beh'nd a bombproof wall, which
protectee! tiiem Horn injury.
The big gun. which hurled a nro
jectlle weighing l,0i,n pounds at a rungn
of 12,000 yurds, weighs fifty tons. It Is
of the largest and newest tspe built by
the United States Government, at a
COSt OI I13U,WU.
Controls Chicago Road.
The Supreme Couit has decided that
tho Chicago Junction Railway Com
pany Is subject to the contiol of tho
Interstate Commerce. Commission, and
also that the Union Stock Yards Com
pany of Chicago is a common currier.
Make breathing easy. Get a 23o or
Ue nosrtrlliftnd m how
drursi". salff IfcaatlTl
w avlcttljaad piauaaUV 1
It mu. Aootfato ftnd bMUt stops ftbtwnul Jls I
lor cokU. ctttarrlM. , MtwrbsJ sort , J
aUtaUsaa sat Baattntila. SfskSkai W
TO BE DISTRIBUTED
Quarter Million Dollars Will
Be Divided Among 12,000
Probably the must unique distribu
tion of "dividends" ever made by a
corporation In Washington wilt be
tho division tomorrow of a sum of
about 1250,000 that the United States
Trust Comffjny will insko to some
12,000 depositors who havo formed
tho company's Christmas Savings
Club. None of the checks will be
This is tho result of the Christmas
savings rlun Instituted by the Mer
chants' and Mechanics' Savings Bank
last winter before it became a part
of tho United States Trust Company.
Weekly deposits of a cent or more
have been tnado foP tho purpose of
enabling the depositors to havo on
hand at this time a little "roll" which
could be used for mirchaslnir Christ
mas presents. Tho figures show how
extensive and popular the plan be
Three per cent Interest was paid
on these deposits and the checks now
going out urn for the full amount nf
principal plus tho Interest. The of
flcacy of the plan Is further brought
out by the fact that tile malls ara
new carrying Invitations from the
' loan" companies to call tinon them
for Christmas money. Just 12.000
Washington people, through tho
bank's Christmas lilan. arc thin In a
position where thev will not be In
terested In these alluring Invitntlons.
The checks which are being used to
convey the Christmas funds to depos
itors are sneclullv printed fines and
adorned with a red and green Santa,
Claua carrying a bag of money under
his arm. Arrangements have been
made whereby these checks may be
cashed at any of the trust company's
branch offices or by the following
merchants: J. Castelberg & Son, Gold
enberg's, Wm. Hahn & Co, It. Harris
& Co , Jackson Brothers, P. J. Nee Co ,
S. Kann. Sons & Co , W. B Moses &
Sons, and Woodward A Lothrop.
The second Christmas Savings Club
will be started by the United States
Trust Company on the day after
Christmas, December 28, so that even
8 larger club, with a larger Christmas
Istrlbutisn next year. Is expected to
be formed again as soon as the pres
ent fund has been spent.
Business on the Washington Stock
Kxchange today was little better than
It was yesterday. Eleven shares of
stock and 1300 of bonds wore all that
were chunged on call and twenty
shares of stock and 12,000 of bonds
after the call.
The larger bond sales consisted of
Capital Traction 6's which went nt
110, the bid price yesterday. The
other bonds were Steamboat S's and
brought 105H. Ten shares of Wash
ington Gas brought 86 Vi, a inarter
under tho price for a iiuotatlon lot
esterday Gnphophon common wai
soft, ten shares going at 62. A bid
of 250, five points higher than yester
day, w-iS necessary to secure five
shares of National Bank of Washing
ton. No ember gross earnings of the Balti
more and Ohio, whin reported, will
probably bo found to be more than 11,
W0(00 ahead of those for November,
1911, which footed up r.SSl.OOO. Net
earnings for that month ure said to
have Increased comparatively little by
reason of heavy expenditures on the
property. The road goes into the win
ter In excellent shape.
Although groia earnings of the Sea
board Air Line Railway In No ember
did not show as large a gain as they
did in October, approximate figures
given out today indicate that the road
Is handling the largest volume of traf
fic in Its history, and that gross reve
nue last month exceeded the corre
sponding month a year ago by 881,233.
now mucn or mis was savea ror net
will not be disclosed until the audited
returns are made public In about a
Sends in Bills
udgo Key Plttmnn, successful Demo.
cratlc candidate (or the Senate from
Nevada, has (lied his statement of cam
paign expenses, showing that ho spent
!.',SKI.15 after the general election and
$5,482 prior to that date In settling bills
for his ennvass.
Of this amount he gave $2,000 outright
to the State Central Committee. Ho
received no contributions.
Clyde C. Dawson, unsuccessful Repub
lican Senatorial candidate In Colorado,
muted today an expense of $.,337.12 for
primary and general elections.
In the Holiday Rush
No time to write letters
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THE WESTERN UNION
Officers, Directors, and Com
mittees Submit Their
, Reports., '
The closer spirit of co-operation be
tween tho public generally and archi
tects, and the appreciation of tho prob
lems with which the architect has to
cope was made tho subject of special
comment toduy by Walter Cookr presi
dent of tho American Institute of Archi
tects nt the forty-sixth annual conven
tion at tho New Wlllard.
Mr. Cook emphasized the fort that
tho public is becoming better educated
along lines of archiwturo, and" Is de
manding better types of buildings. This
same idea was also emphasised by D,
K. Boyd, chulrman o( the Committee
on Public Information. In hla rennet.
Mr. Boyd explained .that the people
are generally much better Informed In
mutters In which knowledge of architec
ture Is Involved. Hn dwelt upon the
nu.n uj iiii oeen oone Dy tne news.
Papers In brlnsrlnff aephttnniueai mot.
ters before the public and pointed out
that not only In matters of design but
In matters of mater'al as well, people
were pretty well Informed and compe
tent to Judge of the sort of building
mi-jr wibucu uonnirucicu.
Most of the morning session was oc
cupied by the addresses of the presl
d,ont,wn1,uJ,JttUdel," or welcome by
Col. W. V. Judson, Engineer Commis
sioner of the District of Columbia. The
routine reports of committees took up
the attention of members until noon.
These included reports of the board of
directors, the treasurer and auditing
committee, and standing committees.
The afternoon session was opened with
k una uii i-roper i.o-nperation uetween
Architects and the National Fire Pro
tection Association," by Franklin II.
GURLEY CHURCH TO
Congregation Will Worship
Gunton Temple Until New
Home Is Built.
Owing to the sale of the Gurley Mem
orial Church building, Florida avenue
northwest, between Sixth and Seventh
streets, the congregation of tho church
will worship In tho Gunton Temple
Memorial ChUrch until a new church Is
built. It was announced that a com
mittee has been appointed to select a
new minister to succeed the Rev. J.
The Gurlev Church building was sold
to a delegation of seceders from the
Vermont Avenue Baptist Church, col
ored, for the sum or $23.nu0 cash, and
thev will take possession of the building
The Washington Presbytery wilt meet
this evening at the Fourth Presbyterian
Church, at which meeting they will not
only contlrm the sale of the Gurley
Church building, but will take up the
work of selecting a site for the new edi
fice. New Utilities Company
Sued by Injured Man
The Washington Utilities Company,
the $30,000,000 corporation which ab
sorbed the public utilities companies re
cently, was today named as defendant
In a suit for $20,000 dumages filed in tho
District Supreme Court by Harry Hlm
elrlght, who was run down und Injured
by a Washington-Virginia Railway
Company street car on Fourteenth
street southwest on July 15. It Is set
forth thut the defendant assumed al
liability of the merged companies.
Society Folk Patronize
Scores of society folk are patronizing
the annual exhibition nnd sale of the
handiwork of the children of Southern
mountaineers, now In progress at the
headquarters of the Southern Industrial
Educational Association In the South
ern building. Many of those who lslt
the exhibit and sale " purchase for
Christmas gifts needlework by the
mountain girls and baskets and carved
trlnklcts made by the boys.
Court of Commerce
Was Quite Lavish
The United States Court of Com-
rrerce has been spending money Imlnhly
for furniture, quarters, and the like, ac
cording to a statement sent to Consnss
by the Attorney General. There wus an
expenditure of $30,399. Of this. 110,(100
was for rental and $13,278 was for equip
Equity Court, No. t.
Mr., Justice Bsrnard.
Buchanan vs. Buchanan. Auditor's re
port confirmed. Plaintiff's attorney,
Samuel Maddox. '
Jones vs. Jones. Rule returnable De
cember 13. Plaintiff's attorney, W. C.
31373 Tasker vs. Luckey. Decree pro
confesso. Plaintiff's attorneys, J, 11.
Adrians; defendant's attorney, M. E.
3(1021 Boyle vs. Wetghtman. Decree pro
confesso. Plaintiff's attlrney, W, Spen
28684-Albrlght vs. Washington Loan
and Trust Company. Order confirm
ing auditor's report. Plaintiff's attlr
ney, W. K. Qulnter; defendant's at-
. torney, J. C. Heald. . . .
Proctor vs. Proctor; rulo returnable De
!IS1 Appold vs. Appold; rulo returnable
30920 Scott vs. Scott: rule returnable
December 13. Plaintiffs attorneys,
Kd round Carrlngton and Robert Mil
ler; defendant's attorneys, It. A.
Hughes and John Laskcy. ,
Equity Court, No. a.
Mr. Justice Anderson,
Safford vs. MacVeagh, Order requiring
production of certain books before ex
aminer. Plaintiff's attorneys. Pack,
Hlnton & Pack, II. 11. Classic; de
fendant's attorneys, R. S. Huldckopcr,
Ralston, Slddons a Richardson, Bax
ter. Bheckells vs. sheckells. Leave to file
supplemental bill, granted. Plaintiff's
attorneys, J, S. Kasby-Smlth, R. B.
Flcharty, and C. H. Merllatt; defend
ant's attorney, J. A.. Burkart.
Buchanan vs. Buchanan. Order con
firming contract of sale and Jabea A.
Buchanan aocotnted trustee: plaintiff's
attorneys, Maddox A Oatley.
Russell vs. Russell. Time to take plain
tiff's testimony extended to January
10. Plaintiff's attorney. E. F. Col
laday; defendant's attorney, W, J.
Circuit Court, No. i.
Chief Justice Clabaugh.
53833 Dowllng vs. Washington Railway
and Electric Company. Verdict In
favor of plaintiff for $3,000; Judgment
forthwith without Interest or costs.
Plaintiff's attorneys, Hooe, Patterson
and Hayden, Johnson: defendant's at.
torneys, J. J. Darlington ffnd C. A.
49734 Wfcbcr s. Chesapeake Beach
Railway Company. On trial Plain
tiff's attorneys, Howard Boyd and 1.
H. Marshall: defendant's attorneys.
J. S. Plannery and William llltz.
54317 Singer vs. Hvson. Judgment by
default. Plaintiff's attorneys, Lyon
Circuit Court, No, 2.
Mr. Justice Wright.
C3187-Gottschalk Company vs. Wlggln
ton; Judgment bv default for $3,00394;
Interest nnd costs. Plaintiff's attor
ney, J. A. Burkart.
32232 Rauschcr vs. Rauscher. Mr. Wil
liam K. Ambrose, attorney for de
fendant, granted leave to withdraw
60S7iy-Plaza Hotel Company s. CosU
nett; on trial. Plaintiff's attorneys, G.
F. Havell and M. J. Colbert; defend
ant's attorneys. Blrney & Woodard
and C. E. Emlg.
Criminal Court, No. 1.
Mr. JusUce Stafford.
United States s. Claude Bowden.
Housebreaking; motion for new. trial
filed. Attorney, T. L. Jeffords.
United States vs. Walter Bores and
William Coghlll. Conspiracy; bench
United States vs. John Smller and
John Clifton, alias Jim Boogy. House
breaking and larceny; on trial. At
Capital, $1.000,000. Sfiln in.
Money to Be
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Criminal 'Court,' No. a.
Mr. Justice Oould.
Rhlnebeck Violet Association vs. Black
Istone. Verdict In favor of plaintiff
for $150. Interest from December 23,
1IKH, against defendant and Massa- ,
chusetts Bonding and Insurance Com
pany. Plaintiff's attorney, Oardnler;
defendant's attorney, Bailey,
Mr, Justice Gould.
United States vs. Blackberry Cordial;
decree of condemnation. . .
United States vs. Wild Cherry Cordial;
decree of condemnation.
fn re; opening alley In square 377; ac
ceptance and swearing of Jury con
tinued to January 15, lilt
In re; opening alley square 967;. notice
and order of publication.
Mr, Justice Anderson.
Estate of Nathaniel W. Hunter. Pc- ,
tltlon of Mary C. Linton, claiming en-
t:re estate. Attorneys, Lyon & Lyon. I
Estate of Henry N. Copp. Will ad
mitted to probate and letters testamen
tary granted to Mary Hr Copp ; bond,
$1,000. Attorney, It. K. T)ler.
Estate of Dennis, J. Long. Petition
for letters of administration filed. At
torney, J. A. Burkart.
Estate of Leroy II. Harris. Will ad
mitted to probate and letters testamen
tary to Willlo May Harris; bond, $500.
Attorney Thomas Beckert,
Estate of Joseph M. Arendes. Will
filed dated July 12, 1909, naming Ross
Lena Arendes executrix. Petition for
fnobate of will and letters testamen
sry. Sumons Issued. Attorney, W. K.
Mr. Justice Anderson.
Estate of Carrie M. McMlchael. Sum
mons Issued. Order appointing guard
Ian ad. litem; answer of guardian 4.
litem nled. Attorney Slcman Lereh.
Estate of Anna P. Clapp. Petition to
transfer stocks. Order to transfer
stocks. Attorney J. B. Larner.
Public Is Invited to
Lecture on Balkans
An Illustrated lecture entitled, "Tho
Balkan States and Turkey," will be
delivered In the Public Library to
night by J. Oliver Moque, Mr, Moquo
spent the better part of last summer
traveling through the countries de
scribed, nnd hns gathered together a
large amount of Interesting data. Thn
lecture Is held under the auspices of
the Woodward & Ixthrop Employe''
Relief Association, and the general pub
lic is Invited.
Juugc Fines Own Wife.
ALTOONA. Pa., Dec. 10. Because she
sold bad catsup. Justice McFarland
fined his own wife $6 and costs.
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