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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 1913.
Fear Representative in House
Might Cause Dissension in
ON CHICAGO SPEECH
President - Elect Gives Out
Statement Following His
Views at Banquet.
On the grounds that it "would be
the means of introduction ot par
tisan politics, and detrimental to the
best interests of the District, the(
Commissioners sent to Congress to
day an unfavorable report on the
bill Introduced by Congressman Cur
ry of New Mexico to provide a dele
gate from the District of Columbia
to the House of Representatives. A
delegate, the Commissioners say,
might differ with the board upon
matters of pending legislation, and
thus be a hindrance rather than an
aid in the dispatch of public busi
ness. , Commission Is Opposed.
The Commissioners arguments against
the. proposed legislation are set forth In
the following letter addressed to Con
gressman Ben Johnson, chairman of the
House District Committee.
"The Commissioners' have carefully
considered the proposition embodied in
the bill and lo not believe that Its -enactment
will be-in the best Interests of
the District. They believe that sooner
or, later the election of such delegate
would becomp a matter of partisan
politics and inject Into the conduct of
municipal affairs lines of "discussion and
action not beneficially pertinent to the,
"If ft should' be deemed durable that
the affairs of the District before Con
gress should be advocated on the floor
of the House or Senate or both by
.'some one not a member of Congress,
that function could be as readily dis
charged by one of the Cpmmlsfcloners as
by a delegate to be chosen as proposed
In the till under consideration.
"But the' Commissioners are not con
evinced that there is any necessity for
lntrMitii tinnn th flnnr nf rftnorftM?
the members of 'the committees on the
District of Columbia and of the subcommittees-.on
.appropriation of the
Senate and House of Representatives.
. become familiar by personal study and
in the discussions In committee, with
proposed District .legislation, and are
therefore obviously, fully competent to
presenti such matters as effectively as
a delegate could do. This would seem
to render' the services of a delegate
' "Furthermore a delegate. If elected.'
might and probably would occasionally
ainer in opinion irom tne commissioners
upon matters of pending legislation and
thus be a. hindrance rather than an aid
In the dispatch of.pubHo business. Vvef
n at uraes uie judgment ot tne aeiegate
might appear the better, it cannot be
regarded as'a good policy ioTexpostt the
. District's Interest to the possibility of
Fear Sufirage Extension ' c
"Furthermore, the Commissioners are
convinced that It. was the intention of
the framers of the Constitution to ex
clude from the seat of government
everything that would divert from Con
gress the responsibility of exercising exclusive-
Congressional legislation over
and within the National Capital. The
grant of the privilege of electing a
delegate would be a precedent for urg
lng an unlimited extension of local suf
frage' to municipal objects.
"The Commissioners regard the In
terests of the whole country In the Dis
trict of Columbia as Irreconcilable with
any system ot control that does not
recognite the paramount and undivided
right and responsibility of the Govern
ment! over its administrative affairs."
The bill provides for the election of a
District delegate every two years and
confers upon hlra the same rights and
privileges exercised by the delegates
from-tbe several Territories. Provision
is' made also that he be a member of
the Committee on the District of Columbia.
TRENTON, N. J., Jan. 15. "I have
nothing to say. I'll stand pat."
That was the comment of President
elect Wilson today on the reports pub
lished today that Wall Street was pan
icky over his post-election speeches.
While Governor Wilson would make
no statement, he did not seem the least
bit alarmed but was in excellent spirits
and went about his day's work as if he
hadn't a care in the world.
Later his secretary, Joseph P. Tum
ulty, acting In his capacity as the
President-elect's confidential adviser,
and presumably at the direction of
Governor Wilson, Issued the following
"Attempts arc being made to make
an Issue of Governor Wilson's speech
at Chicago. This is nothing less than
amusing. Governor Wilson's attitude on
business and its relations to the Gov
ernment, as expressed In his several
speeches since election is, as any well
informed person in the country would
testify, exactly the same as his attitude
before his nomination und before his
"In Complete Harmony."
"Every word that Governor Wilson
has uttered is In complete harmony
with the principles to which he has
strictly adhered throughout his public
"If there Is any surprise at this at
titude It can be manifested only by
those who fall to realize that the country-
has elected to the Presidency an
honest and fearless man who means ex
actly what he says."
On the heels of his statement at the
luncheon of Presidential electors, when I
he said he would pick only progressives,
presumably for his Cabinet, Governor
WilBon today held a long conference
with Senator-elect OHIe James of Ken- j
tucky. and expected to be visited by
Senators Stohe of Missouri and Gard-1
ner of Maine, all three being membersl
of the progressive wing of the Senate. I
Governor Wilson today made public a
curious telegram of condemnation from
"John W. Williams." of New York.
Asks for Publicity.
"I want this mado public," he said,
"because I wfcnt the country to know
that I get that sort of criticism from
The telegram follows:
"Don't be such a fool. Use your
brains and keep your mouth shut. Don t
be a silly ass and make the whole
The President-elect said he did not
know Williams, except that ho had re
ceived several letters from a man of
,1n nnrv-.a Tf fa hlffVpri hftfA that ClftV
crnor Wilson's purpose. In giving out
ine ICieSluiu BO w usuiwuauuc wmi
he Is not concerned over criticism from
the financial center of the country. He
would not explain why he made tho
Desire New Bridge
The East Washington Heights Citi
zens' 'Association l not hopeful of pro
curing at present a new bridge across
the Anacostia river at Pennsylvania
avenue southeast. Such a plan has been
brought forward by several of the su
burban citizens' associations in lieu of
the Commissioner's proposal to expend
the sum of J60.000 In building a draw
for the existing structure.
For Flood Relief Fund
CINCINNATI. Ohio. Jan. 15. The
Ohio river at Cincinnati today was at
a stage of 13 feet. According to
Weather Forecaster Bevereaux. the
flood will begin to recede at the end of
Because of the collapse of two build
ings yesterday, weakened by the flood
waters, extra police guard today patrol
led the flooded business 'section to watch
for signs of weakening walls.
Urgent appeals for funds and contri
butions of food and clothing were made
by the Citizens' Flood Relief Commlt
,tee today. The city council last night
passed an ordinance providing for a
20.000 bond Issue for the flood sufferers.
Capital Club to Open.
Cards have been sent out for the first
club night of the Capital Club, 1M7
Pennsylvania si-enue, which will be
held Sa'turday night. The first part of
the evening will be devoted to a lecture
on "The Need of a Fraternal Relation
ship in Business," by Congressman
Thomas U. Slsson, of Mississippi. It
will be the first'of a series of business
talks to be given before the club. After
tho lecture a cabaret show will be
given in which dialect dialogues and
songs will be heard.
A Belmont "Notch"
collar in white striped
Madras. It's an
15c, 2 for 26c CIett.PebodyfcCo
The Man's tore
D. J. Kaufman's
brings quick results. We had one of the biggest days of
our career yesterday.
Every $20.00 Suit
Every $20.00 Overcoat
In The Man's Store
WAIST MAKERS GO
OUT OF FACTORIES
N GARMENT STI
Twenty Thousand Join Other
Clothing Workers in New
NEW TORK. Jan. 15. Tho .ranks of
the striking garment workers and allied
trades were swelled today by about
20,000 dress, and waist makers who, for
nearly a week, have been balloting on
the question of joining the great walk'
The action followed the decision of the
officials of the International Ladles
Garment Workers' Union at a meeting
last nighf, wlien the "voto was reported;
and showed an overwhelming majority.
In favor of the strike.
Today's walkout by. the dress and
waist makers brought the tots of
workers now on. strike, over .the.
sweatshop problem near tne i6u,uuu
mark. Ir was the fourth walkout in
the series affecting the garment in
dustries of the city. The figures
madfej public today by the unions
show tho following divisions of the,
striking, organizations: t
United garment workers 110,000
Wrapper and kimono workers.,12.000
White goods workers; 15,000
Waist' and dressmakers 20,000
Kimono .cutters 1.000.
Quit la the Shops.
Girls in the waist and dressmaking
strike' went to 'work today at the
usual hour, except in thoso shops
where yesterday tho employers had
anticipated the strike by closing their
places. According -to the orders of
the union officials they were to work
to the appointed hour and then drop
their needles and shears, rise in a
body and walk out
Gertrude Barnum, of Chicago, gen
eral organizer of the International,
Ladles' Garments Workers' Union, has
taken full charge of the new strike.
One of the chief lieutenants is Jo
sephine Casey, who was Jailed at
Kalamazoo, Mich., for her activities
In the successful corset makers'
No Exceptions No Reservations
You can't afford to miss this sale there's hundreds
. of fine Suits and Overcoats to select from, every one a
Man's Store Make garment and this .season's product-
- j r fe each. guaranteed by K 1 . "" f "' ' v , '
Money's Worth or Money Back
D. J. Kaufman
1005-1007 Penna. Ave.
The Man's Store
"1913" is the Year
"$19,13" is the Price
And a Big Winner
for the Man's Store
We're Busy Selling: Hundreds of
Fine Overcoats and Suits
Hand Tailored Throughout
SALE OF FLOOR COVERINGS-J
CARPETS, RUGS, MATTINGS AND LINOLEUMS
27x54 -In $2.50
36x70 In $4.50
8 ft. 3 In.xlO ft... $25.00
0 .xl2 ft........$27.50
Wilton Velvet Rug?
9x12 ft...... .... '$27.50 910.75
.Were. Now. ,
Jxl2 ft.. ..... .12.00 9&50
Seamless French Wilton
, Were. Now.
8 ft 3 In. x io f t. 6
In..:. M..... $55.00 94340
9x12 ft.. ,,...... $60.00 94&30
WM. J. GIDDINGS, 618 13th Street N. W.
That Sold as High as $35
You'll find no better. made clothing anywhere in the
District at any price "topnotchers" all of them elegant
tailormade garments in the very newest modals fab
rics and colorings. Just at the height of the season just
when you want them you get Suits and Overcoats that
sold as high as $35 at "$19.13."
Money's Worth or Money Back
D. J- Kaufman
1005-1007 Penna. Ave.
Earned Surplus .' $1,000,000
We Offer Depositors
for the satisfactory transac- '
tion of banking business, in all
Our central location makes
banking- here convenient for
Efficient officers and a strong
board of directors insure that
conservatism essential to sound
INTEREST PAID on deposits
subject to check.
Those desirous of opening a new account' or mak-.
ing a change in their present banking connections are
invited to confer with us.
Our Trust Dept. tiS
Acts as Executor, Trustee, Guardian, Receiver, As
signee, Agent, etc.
Real Estate Dept. of property3 manage
ment, its corps of experienced men and complete equip
ment insuring customers every advantage.
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES for valuable
papers, jewels, etc., rented $3 -per year upward.
Travelers' Checks and Letters of Credit
issued available everywhere.
John Joy EdSOn, President. Harry G. Meem, Treasurer.
Ellis Spear, Vice President. Boyd Taylor, Assistant Treasurer
irvim r 1 irnpr Thomas Bradley,
V?ce Pr'eslLnt and Gen. Counsel.nro,. . l,.! 'flr-
nA, DorWr VI,.. Tr..trf- ,l-ul-'"-r l-IV-UCIUCI&tt,
Andrew Parker, vice President.
A. S. Worthington, 1 Advisory
J. J. Darlington, counsel.
Charles B. Bailey.
William E. Barker.
John R. Carmody.
John II. Clapp.
Augustus Crane. Jr.
Joseph J. Darlington.
John Joy Edson,
A. F. Fox.
John A. Hamilton.
John A. Johnston,
Gcorgo A. King1.
Martin A. Knapp.
John B. Lamer.
"William A. Mearns.
II. D. Mlrick.
Vatson J. Newton.
Samuel I. Phillips,
Joseph I. Saks.
N. H. Shea,
Louis P. Shoemaker.
Thomas W. Smith.
Ellis Spear. .
B. H. Warnor.
Harvey W. Wiley.
A. & Wcrthlnston.
Loan and Trust Co.,
Cor. 9th and F Sts. N. W.
Rad for Profit Use for Results
Times Want Ads.
open; sao jfcif? .' im?m&wi--
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P7 W I f I r it asttM T mW f T III
not fit or look
rlcnt without one
of these t orms
They are an ac
t u a I necessity.
Made of shrunk
en linen canvas
Our regular 50c
forms. Bare price;
stripes, in black
and '-white: llt
and medium cray.
eta;, "very aertr
able foe Jacket
waists, etc -Has
a h I e h 1 y mer
Our regular 39c
quality for Sc
One -1 Pvt o I
Fancy and Plain.
B e J 1 1 nff,' nice,
width and extra,
regularly -sold at'
50c" yard. Sale
price. 15c your
only; plain tailored-
ed flounce;' reg
ular alia oaly;
lengths X to C
Our Staple $1.39 Elewsk Scrjc, QOn
One Day, Yard
We're earnestly striving to reduce bur dress goods stock to ite
ebb-tide before our inventory.. Hence this King of all Staples fe-fei;
be sold profitless for a day. this' Flemish Storm Serge is nice fw
a separate skirt, one-piece dresror coat Colors are aavy blue, ma
rine blue, seal brown,- golden ferown, cofe-iwwngray; wine, red,
myrtle, helio, black; etc;; full 48 inches wide. For a day oaly,;
yard, 98c. . - - .
Two Big Bargains in Silk
59c 19-ich Mettaline
and Liberty Satins'
Only SO pieces in the lot. All are Dure sHk. Absolutely perfect ad
very highly finished, soft and a very pretty quality. Colors are brows, i
navy, pinK, ow rose, tan, goia. emeraio. American Deaaty, gray
and black. Kegnlar 69c value, For tomorrows, sale .
Tub Siflc . .
Beautiful Quality Tub Silks suitable for men's shirts, asd lattuf
shirt waists and entire dresses. These come in white' ground, with col
ored stripes. Also In the plain shades- of piafc llgnt blae and white.,
Will launder perfectly and will retain color and. .finish. Jlega- or.
lar 91.25 value, for tomorrow at OwC
Great January. Clearance Sale of
Merino Underwear,, Worth
Up to $1.50 a Garment . .c
Odds and ends of. Women's Medina-weight Fine-JUboed Vesta.
T'ants, Combination Suits and. Corset Covers; vests blghneck. loajr
and short, sleeves, pants, ankle and knee length combination suits, htgn
neck; long sleeves, ankle length and blgh. neck, .short, sleeves, knee
length; corset covers, high neck, long sleeves. 'Valaesup to '11.50. Q9j
For one- day only .- ..........-...-....i.i.... .;....). .'. Oty
Women's Wool Vests and Pants'; vests, high neck, longjisleeves; A
pants; ankle length. $1.00 and $1.55 values. For one 'day:...;...-... wC
Extra sires included. -, tr v. " - Ur . - -
Boys Kino' Ribbed Fleece-lined .Vests and Drawers; vests. hlh, 4A
neck, long sleeves; drawers,' ankle 'length. Special .... aSvP
Children's All-wool Sweaters, in- blaeand gray; made with f AQ
sailor collar and roll cuffs. Special 'for one day only. ,.-. V-llff
Special Jaiiuaiy Clearance
Prices on MenV4Wear
Stock taking- is at hand. Stocks
lowered to .insure rapid clearance.
Wear bargains worth .while.
J1.50 and $2.00 Colored Neglige
Shirts, in the best of patterns and
qualities. Cut and finished in the
very best manner. Nearly all
sizes. Especially reduced flj-l OJT
Men's Mercerized Colored and
White Pajamas that sold formerly
at $1.75 and $2.00. Nearly all are
the larger sizes. Reduced 1 OQ
to. suit !
must be reduced. Prices mnsfoe
Here's your chance to secure lien's
, Natural. Gray; Shirts and Pants.
In nearly all sizes. -Regularly
sold at 75c For quick ACLr
clearance, garment v-...,... fiJC
$1.00 TJnlaundered White Shirts,'
in sizes 17' to 20 only. rgfl
Reduced" to Dai
Men's CoIored'SIlk Half Hose. la
neat striped and figured effects;
made with double heel and toe.
50c qualities. Reduced to, OQa
Clearance Prices in
$1.00 Ruffled Swiss Curtains, two
styles; an attractive all-over stripe
effect, and a plain ground with five
tucks side and bottom: 3 CQ.
yards long; the pair UU'l
Special values In one, two, and
three pair lots.
$1.50 Scotch Lace Curtains, both
sash and full length: elaborate as
well as dainty patterns;, wide and
narrow borders; large medallions
and point d'esprit designs: QQn
the pair J70V
Remnants of- Scrim, Cretonne.
Swiss, and Sllkoline at special
$2.25 Renaissance Net Curtains, 3
yards long: white and arab:avery
graceful window drapery; the bor
der Is made by Insertion of open
work Battenberg. flanked on each
side by a row of flat braid, fl- OQ
sawtooth edge: the pair. . 9AJ
$1.60 Tapestry Table Cov- AQA
ers. each "Ov
Cocoa Door Mats,
$8.00 and $3.00 Brussels "Net Cur
tains, a window drapery of the
most delicate design; plain and
elaborate -fffects: these curtains
were really sold at $8.00 and $9.09.
We bought several hundred pairs
at a bargain. They're (go AQ
yours for, the pair. ......... wOftJ
Special sale of Tapestry Rem
nants. $12.00 and $10.00 Brussels Net
Curtains. 3Vi yards long; charac
terful designs that will appeal to
people of taste; half-dozen or more
different designs: dainty "and classy
in every' respect? a great GA AQ
value for, the pa'r ttrtft7
$1.39 Renaissance Sash Cur- QQa
tains, a pair... 7uC
$1.00 Bobblnet Bed Set. large
openwork motif in center: Batten-
berg insertion: wide, full valance,
edged with sawtooth braid; comes
in Dotn wmte and- arab;
for, the 'set.
iwiootn Drata; comes -3
..1...:. $2.69 J
Insert this Want Ad for me Alright
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