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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 1913.
'Chip In" Cent Apiece to
Help Out "Rose," Who Is
In Need of Shoes.
Rose needs some shoes.
The soles of Rose's feet are on the
ground, which Is pretty uncomfortablo
on days when the pavements are wet
and cold. Rose's shoes what there Is
left of them, are soaked through and
through on such days, and the damp
ness and cold gets Into her poor old
bones and make her ache all over.
"Why don't she get some new shoes,
or stay at home In bad weather?" is
the question that some might ask.
There's a reason.
Tt Isn't that Rose hasn't a home, for
she has. Out In a dreary section of
the city Rose lives in two- tlnv rooms,
for which she pays the munlflclent sum
, of Ka month.
Rose sells papers for a living. Tou can
see her almost any day up in H street,
not far from Fourteenth. She sella
The Times, and on Thursdays she sells
the Saturday Evening Post, and when
he is lucky, she makes sometimes as
much as $1.60 a week, though it is more
often a, solitary dollar.
In all kinds of weather you can see
old Rose, who says she is fifty-nine
years old. She reckons her age from
the time the war broke out.
TTow Rose Is too big to believe in
Santa Claus, and. there are other rea
sons, too, why she doubts the exist
ence Of that kind old saint. But there
afcel other- .people who do, and one of
them Js alary, who also sells papers.
' Mary Ha san Idea.
This other, woman Is poor, extremely
poor. She lost everything she pos
sessed in the San Francisco earthquake,
and since then has been making her
Hvtac l?y selling papers In the various
cities between California and Wash
ington. Though she is sUIl poor; though she
Is compelled to keep her business going-In
all sorts of weather; though the
returns from her Investment are small,
MaryBailey still has that happy,
buoyant, gladdening 'smile that cheers
everybody who passes her place of busi
ness. Fifteenth and G streets.
Mary Bailey wanted to do something
for Rose, but she hadn't enough money
to buy the shoes that Mary needs so
badly. She had an idea, though, an
idea that was prompted by her own
sympathy for the poor old blind news
paper woman who had no shoes. She
had heard of the St. Nicholas Girl of
The Washington Times, who is only a
St. Nicholas Girl about three weeks in
the year, and at other times only an
ordinary newspaper person. So between
editions, when Bhe wasn't so busy,
JJary Bailey brought this other news
paper seller, the blind one, down to the
Munsey building and asked to see the
St. Nicholas GirL But that she thought
that it would be so much sweeter and
would mean so much more to Rose and i
the boys (meaning the little news mer-i
ccants of the downtown streets) it the
".pennies -with- which to buy the shoes
Newsboys to Rescue.
Mary had already collected 5 cents
from the newsboys near Rose's place of
business, and these 5 cents meant as
much to the five little ragged chaps who
gave them, as $100 might from the men
and women who could afford to give
them. TVhen the source and purpose of
these-five pennies had been explained, it
was not long before 13 more had been
added to the 5 cents that Mary had col
lected, a.nd every one of these 113 pen
nies had been cheerfully given by the
little newsboys who collect in The Times
alleyway, back of B street, each day.
to' obtain "their bundle of merchandise.
It's only a little study in optimism;
only a little straw blown across the
pathway of a busy writer, which goes
to show that there is no movement or
kindness or philanthropy which does not
cast its seed la the mo3t unexpected
places. The spirit of giving found Its
v ay up a back alleyway of a busy city,
and into the hearts and minds of these
little newsies, some of whom, perhaps,
had been unable to make any gift for
the Christmas season other than this.
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"Turkey Trot" Tabooed
By Boston Society
BOSTON, Jan. 5. Boston society has
triumphed over the "turkey trot." At
the most exclusive dance of the season,
the Assembly, at the Copley-Plaza, the
insidious "trot," despite its appeal to
the younger and more vivacious ele
ment, waa rigidly suppressed.
Protests were futile, and some of the
dancers, whp see no harm In the "tur
key trot." or who think Boston Is too
straight laced, left early.
Ales and Stouts
SALE OF FURS
We have the following
samples left from sample
shipment of THE BOSTON
PUR CO., and we are deter
mined to close them out at
these remarkable low fig
ures. This is strictly a bona
Sale begins Monday morn
ing and will continue until
the entire lot is closed out.
$15 Set Black Coney... $8.00
$20 Set French Lynx.. $13.50
$20 Set Brown Coney. $12.00
$25 Set Iceland Fox... $16.00
$25 Set River Mink. ..$15.00
$25 Set Black Mole
$30 Set Black Pointed
$30 Set Silver Fox $18.50
$35 Set Brown Marten. $22.50
$40 Set Natural Mole. .$26.50
$40 Set Red Fox $28.00
$40 Set Blue Wolf. . . .$27.50
$45 Set Brown Pointed
$45 Set Black Fox $35.00
$50 Set Cross Fox $35.00
$10 Black Coney Muff.. $7.00
$15 Black Wolf Muff.. $10.00
$18 Natural Brown Mar
ten Muff $12.00
$8 Black French Lynx
$8 Black French
Coney Muff $4.00
Photo by O. V. Buck.
Washington Girl Weds -Captain
of "Queen's Own"
Miss Nancy Tulee Neff, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Neff. of this
city, has been married to Capt. Chaun
cey Hugh Stlgand. of the Queen's Own
West Kent regiment. News was received
here today of the ceremony, which took
place Friday at St. John's Church,
Southwick Crescent, Paddington. Bng
land. Captain Stlgand is an attache of
the Egyptian service, and an expert
in the Arabic and Swahili languages.
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TO TAKE STAND IN
Will Testify Tomorrow to
Kinship With Man Who
Paid for Trip.
The Archbald trial in the Senate Is
rapidly drawing to "a close. This week
may see it finally disposed of. and In
any event, it Is not expected to be pro
longed beyond January 15.
The testimony of Judge Archbald and
of his wife is all that remains to com
plete the defense of the accused judge!
Both are expected to testify tomorrow.
Mrs. Archbald, who sat In the galleries
yesterday, will testify in regard to the
kinship between herself and Henry W.
Cannon, who paid the expenses of the
Archbalds on a, trip to Europe In 1910.
Charles P. Holdcn. a Boston machine
manufacturer, testified that in August,
1912, he bought a fourth interest in the
Katydid culm bank for S1.750. Testi
mony has been presented to show Judge
Archbald offered $3,000 for the dump.
Holden said that In April, 1912. ho noti
fied officials of the coal company from
which Judge Archbald sought to buy
the dump, not to sell it becauso he,
Holden, had an Interest In It. He knew
nothing of the Archbald Investigation
at me time ana aia not give inis nonce
to accommodate the coal company offi
cials, who might have wanted to with
draw from the deal because of the in
vestigation. Various other minor points were
brought out by witnesses yesterday af
ternoon. Chief Justice Knapp. of the
Commerce Court, waa not allowed to
testify about the opinion In the case
of the Louisville and Nashville vs. the
Interstate Commerce Commission, the
case about which Judge Archbald cor
responded with Helm Bruce, attorney
for the road.
Senator Called Home.
Senator Kern of Indiana announced
in the Senate yesterday afternoon that
Senator Smith of South Carolina had
suddenly ben called to his home, owing
to the unexpected death of one of his
THIS 930.00 SUIT
$2.50 Cloth Dress
IS Serge Skirts in Black, Blue.
Tan. and uray .Mix
tures. Odds and ends
of J2.C0 lines
$2.00 Small Chil
dren's Coats, 99c
12 Blue and Garnet
Cloth Coats: 1 to 4
G 1 r Is and
d I d ly made,
B 1 o ii s cs of
fa 1 1 white
with red or
$1.50 Voile Flannel
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I'laln giay and lancy stiipcd flunncl
slilrts; handsome French olle Waists,
new ilobesplcrro stylos with velvet
35c Brassiere Waists
Of splendid quality batiste, with
tire yokes) of all-over embroidery; stays
front and back, porfect-flttliig Rai
ments, sizes 24 to 41
Neat Striped Fust-color Pink
Blue Sleeping Gaimcnts, with feet,
children 2 to 12 jcare
DEFEAT BY FRIEND
BLAIEi) EAR SUICIDE
Victorious Rival of Wede-
meyer Had Aided Him
in College Days.
AXX ARBOR, Mich.. Jan. 5.-Con-grcssman
W. W. Wcdcmeycr, of the
Second district of Michigan, who took
his own life Thursday evening by Jump
ing overboard from the ship whjch was
bringing him back to the United States
from Panama, was all his life closely
associated with Congressman-elect
Samuel V. Beakes. also of this city,
who defeated Mr. Wedemoyer at the
last election. It was stated that worry
over this defeat at iho hands of his old
friend caused the breakdown and men
Eyes Examined Free by Our Eye Specialist
'85 per cent of headaches, nervousness, dizziness, and eye strain
are caused by imperfect vision. Let our SPECIALIST examine your
eyes and prescribe for your individual need. .
Look Over Our Three Specials
Best Gold-filled Cannot-sllp
Eyeglasses; fitted with fine
French lenses. Sold else
where, $2.25. Special Qf AA
Cor. 7th .ad KflllH OptlC&l CeO?'"" U3.
625 7th Street N. W." ott
Of All Sales Advertised, These Are
The Two Biggest Suit Values
$18 to $22.50 SUITS
IS Suits of Heavy Wldewale "Whip-")
cord. Rough Pebble Cheviot, and
T.Anvi atrttn s.rirf. In brown, cray. I
and blue, embracing 7 distinct!
handsome models, including plain, rich I.
man-tailored suns, or eiegauuy aim-i
braid panne velvet, and button trimmed I
garments. Warranted satin lined and I
shield protected jacaeis. newj
or pleated skirts. Clearance sale.
$10 to $15 SUITS
Included in this lot are Corduroy and
Mannish Mixtures Norfolk Suits. Mag
nificent Fancy Striped Novelty Gar
ments in gray and brown combinations,
and a few Plain Black Suits. All this
choicest models. Each suit
splendidly lined with guaranteed satin.
$10 COATS (p.)
Stunning Full-length Gray. Blue,
and Bronn Coats, of the season's
popular shaggy zlbeline. Made In this
season's most wanted style with turn
back cuffs and snake collar of con
trasting shade chinchilla: large but
ton trimmed. Clearance price
For girls i; to 15
v e ars. Handsome
wool Navy Blue
Kersey Cloth Coats:
double - breas ted
g a r m e n ts with
COlOr shawl rnllnr
and button - over
collar flap for cold
weat her wear.
Closing (BO nn
Just like picture;
of good quality
silk, with w 1 il c.
35c Infants' Slips
Splendid quality soft Nainsook Slips: 1
Bishop stIcs, with edging of lace at
neck and sleeves. Only two to a cus- I
Hcd and White Coat Sweaters for
children, l to 3 years; V neck style:
some have pockets
en - i
Velvet Corduroy .and Felt Hats for
girls, 2 to 12 years.. Broad brim and
tal derangement of tho present Con
gressman. Mr. Wedemeycr in his younger days
vas a newspaper man. Coming from a
home in straitened circumstances, he
was compelled to earn his own way
through the University of Michigan,
from which he graduated In 1S95. ,IIo
did this by corresponding for newspa
pers. At that same time. Mr. Beakes
was owner and editor of the -Ann Arbor
Argus, the largest ,dally. paper In tho
city- Mr--Wedemeycr waa one of the
lead'ng -men: on ,tho. staff and spent
much of his time in the Argus office.
Even during, this last campaign, Mr.
Beakes and Mr. Wedemeyer were on
the best, of -terms, .and Mr. Beakes him
self declares It was only the force of
circumstances that caused the defeat of
the Congressman. ' Had not the. Progressive-
party apllt the vote of tho
Republicans. It is likely Mr. Wede
meyer would. ,havs been re-elected by
one'of the' largest majorities ever given
a .Congressman from the Second district,
Carroll Electric Co.
-We carry a complete stuck 'of
and oar prices aire lovr.
514 12th Street N. V7.
.. rfeoBei Main 7338-7221
Kahn's Special Bifocal Lenses
"One pair to see near .and far"
Made of -finest -quality French
crystal: Spoclal -1 A
price ,:....,.,.., Z1AJJ
- TVa cut and
own. lenses on
$1.00 House Dress
Black and White
Blue and Gray new
figured Percale Dress
50c Outing Romp
Warm Flanelette Rompers;
6 sizes; neat pink and
blue checks. Clearance
C 1 oth Pants,
for boys 4 to
14: bloo m e r
style, wit h
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$2.00 Girls' Hats
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Beautiful Wremtlit, Pillowy Cacket Sprays,
and special .designs moderately priceA
. : "Who Grow Hb Own ,Rowerw '
THE ACOUST1COJT WILL
MAKE TOU HEAR WELL.
Tou are Invited to call at. our Wsb
Ingtoa offlcs and 'test the Instrument
now. Satisfy yourself by a peraonat
teat that deafneaa can be -rellefed.-Tha
ACOUbTICO.V Is easy and con
xnlent to tuc Entirely inconspicu
ous. Call today.
'GENERAL ACOUSTIC COMPACT.
4-J Evans Butldlne.
H K. T. ave. N. W.
GEO. C. SHAFFER. Florist, has removed to
the opposite corner the northwest of 14th
and Eye its. Phone :I15 Main.
ABLE BODIED MEN AND WOMEN, with
strong mechanical hands, to learn Splnol
oy: exceptional money-maklns opportunity;
new night class Just started. Call or write
tor valuable prospectus. NATIONAL SCHOOL
OF SPINOUKJY. 1406 G at-
DOLLY MADISON CANDY In gift boxes
appeals Irresistibly to every woman; de
lightful flavors. 7 Ilth at. Tel. M. 5131:
open Sunday. .
I .H-K-Z-H-H-r-M-I-H-H"! I-M-I-
THE BEST BREAKFAST AND
DINNERS IN TOWN.
Dinner. Zi Cents.
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THE ALFORD LETTER CO. has moved to
607 15th t.. over Ford & Graham's, oppo
slte the Treasury. 1
INFORMATION WANTED as to the where
abouts of Stgward O. Siestaon. aged 21
years; last heard from In New York city
last July. Address MRS. IL STOLL, 1X4
Florida ave. N. E.. Washington. U. C
CEDAR CURE FOR RHEUMATISM. AN
EXTERNAL TREATMENT AND A POSI
TIVE CURE. NO CHARGE IK NOT
HEALED. CALL OR DROP A POSTAL. 60S
PURSUANT TO SECTION 1. Article IX t
By-Laws, notice Is hereby given that the
annual meeting of the stockholders of The
Capital Traction Company for the tlectlon oC
directors for the ensuing year and such other
business as may be brought before tk meet
ing;, will be held at the office of the Com
pany. Thirty-sixth and M streets nonhneat.
Washington. D. C. on Wednesday. January
t. 1313. at 10:43 o'clock a. m. The pulls will
be open from 11 o'clock a. m. until 12 o'clock
noon. H. D. CRAMPTON,
THE ST.JAMES HOTEL
TABLE D'HOTE DINNER.
THE ST. JAMES HOTEL
S. B. COR. ITH AND PA. AVE. N. W.
OFFICE OF THE FIREMEN'S INSURANCE
COMPANY or Washington and Ocergetowa.
7th street and Louisiana avenue, northwest.
The stockholders of the Firemen's Insurants
L'omDanv Of Washington And nHtrimlnun ivlll
meet at the ulflce ok Monday. January (to.
113, for the purpose of viectlna II directors
fcx the ensuing er" Polls open at 11 a.
, m.. and clus. at K m. W. M. HOFFMAN.
. RECEIVERS' SALE. .-
' SaUra stock of aw T. ic Bl Col. Noc IBC.M
14th St. N, W-. coaalatlnsj'ot a coaHjIetTxi!
aortmeat of automobile supplies and nrLi
sorlu. also rubber goods ta great varUtr
All good ac bargain pries for- aside rGsx
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Rooma.y and a.U,& Trust BiilldtaKJPwa.
jifUM. c mum icau . W-.
An parties desiring; to farnlah cuartaw t
visitors during lnaururar period, ars re
queued to call at this offlco or sesi de
scription of rooms, statinr tha number at
persons that can be supplied "with bid o
cuts, with 'or' without meals, terms, ate. '
M. L WELLER, Chairman.
1 .. Committee- on PnbUc Comfort.
THE BEST -BREAKFAST EVER. PHIL
LIP'S "GENUINE'' HOME MADE SAU
SAGE. ALL PORK. For sale at all ltaigsfj
atorex or Columbia. Prov. Cx. SS3 La. are.
There's, More Buckwheat
nd better buckwheat, fa
the packages containing Mil
ler's Self -RalslngBuckw haat.
It's the most economical
the most satisfactory. Orftr
It next time.
CfAt your grocer's. No conaamera sappKai.
B. B. EABJfSBAW ' BSO,
Wkoleaalcra. lltk sm X Sts. S-Jfc
rone-Production. Deep Breathings
Voice Placing. Physical Culture.
Ear Training:. DlsttncfZnunclatios-
Slght Singing: Dramatic Art.
Mrs. Emily Frenck Bane
143 Eleventh St. N. E. Ph. Use 17
Superior native teachers
Trial lesson free.
mat lesson rre.
The Best Method.
Day & Evening Sessions
At School or Residence.
Classes and Private.
816 14th ST. X. W. PHONE MAIN I.
Branches In over SCO leading cities in Amer
ica. Europe and Africa. Pupils traveling mar
transfer tho value of their lesions front oas
city to another without additional cost.
NEW CLASSES CONSTANTLY FORMING.
Day and "Night Graded and Htgtt
School Courses. Children and Adults.
Also Private Coaching. Catalogue.
FRANCIS MANN HALL, A. M., Priicyal
Tel. M. M77.
til E ST. N. W..
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