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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1913.
CALLS ON ALLEN
Miss Nellie Wisler Also Sees
Governor Mann and Thanks
; Him for Granting Respite.
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 18. Shaken by
sobs and -wrlth. checks stained from
weeplrig Kettle' "Wisler. aManced bride
of Claude Swanson Allen, the H'llsvllle
Euntnan.- left the Virginia State prison
late yesterday afternoon following: a
visit to her sweetheart, the meeting:
between Miss Wisler and Allen, the con
demned murderer of Jude Thornton I.
Hassle, of the Virginia circuit court,
was very affecting:. It took place In
the death" cells of the pen'tentlary,
which are subteranean.
,Inthe adjoining cell, was Floyd Allen,
his father. Both men were to have
died In- the electric chair at the Vir
ginia prison yesterday, but were re-
prleyed at the last moment by Governor ;
For the second time the Virginia su
preme court of appeals passed unfav
orably on petitions for appeal In the"
case of the Aliens last Wednesday. On
the following day Governor Mann was
appealed to and for the th'rd time
granted the prisoners a respite. Upon
learning of the adverse action of the
appellate court Miss Wisler hastened
from her home at Pulaski, to Rich
mond, where she learned the governor
had again granted resp'te. She called
upon Governor Mann, and thanked him.
Floyd and Claude Allen have been
respited until March 7 next, at which
time they are sentenced to die in the
electric chair, which Is situated about
fifteen feet" from' their present cells In
Finds Woman Killed
By Elevator Is Wife
Thi body of the "woman who 'was
crushed to death by an elevator at the
.TCUlard Hotel yesterday has been Iden-
Ufled as that of Mrs. Maggie Marshall,
; ihlrty-flye years old, of .323 Missouri
avenue'northwesL She had gone to the
hotel In search of employment, and was
on her way to the housekeeper's office
when the accident occurred.
-A Coroner's Jury failed to fix the re
sponsibility. Tor the accident at the In
quest, held late yesterday. The verdict
-.-was "death due to being caught In the
-elevator while attempting to alight from
the. same." Mrs. Marshall was crushed
betweeiu the elevator and the wall of
the shaft with such force that the
'The -woman's -bod v was Identified last
night bv her husband, Herbert Mar--shfiJT,
' To Lecture on Dixie.
"Industrial Dixie" will be the theme
of a- lecture bv C N. Bennett, at the
University Club tonight This will be
the first entertainment given In the
new club house:
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Affianced Bride of Claude Swanson Allen,
Prince Albert Sails
As Cadet in Navy
LONDON. Jan. 18. Prince Albert, the
ICing's second son, started today on his
first sea cruise as a cadet In the royal
navy. vHe-fhas Just entered upon 'his
eighteenth year. He entered the Royal
Jfavj College four j ears ago and proved
ah enthusiastic student.
Aboard the armored cruiser Cumber
land, on which he and the other cadets
embarked, the prince will learn the
practical side of navigation, seamanship,
and steam engineering.
He is said to inherit his father's love
for the seas and his natural aptitude
for everything pertaining to seamanship.
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Gunman in Cell
Photo by Foster.
Condemned Hillsville Clansman.
Detroit Became City
Justlll Years Ago
The first municipal government In De
troit was Instituted 111 jears ago. to
day, when the- struggling village of 1,000
was incorporated as a city. Detroit was
first settled by Antolne Cadillac, with
fifty soldiers and fifty artisans and
traders in 1701, and was called by the
French "La Vllle d'Etrolt."
Suicide on increase.
VIENNA. Jan. IS. Suicides In the
Austrian capital Increased from 1,416 In
1SU to 1,568 In 1912. 831 being men and
Let your search end here, for these are
Choicest location overlooking Rock Creek Park
19th Street: Nos. 3140 to 3150
open fireplace and gas logs.
QF CITIZENS FAVORS
Project Indorsed at Meeting,
and New Substation of
The boulevard from Washington to
Gettysburg, as a memorial to Lincoln,
was Indorsed at a meeting of the
Brightwood Citizens' Association last
night when a resolution approved the
action of the memorial committee of
the Grand Army of the Republic lit
commending the highway was intro
duced by Louis P. Shoemaker and
Another question which caused in
tent was the question of submitting
to the Supreme Court the validity of
the act passed In 1848, ceding to Vir
ginia a portion of the territory which
she had given to form the District. A
motion was made recommending this
action. The motion was opposed by
C. C. Lancaster, who declared the ques
tion had been settled by Congress and
the people of the District, and that the
Supreme Court had no Jurisdiction.
A motion requesting the Postoffice
authorities to establish a sub postoffice
station In Brightwood was passed. It
was announced that work would start
on the sidewalk along Georgia avenue,
and 1U proposed extension waa dis
cussed. Action on the question of demanding
the separation of the races In street
cars was postponed.
Following the transaction of business.
Prof. William C. Wells, of the Pan-
American Union, gave a lecture on the
eltlmi nf South America. He took the
ten capitals and made a brief sketch.
of each. He declared Klo ae janiero
to be the most beautiful city in the
world and commended the system used
In Improving the foreign cities, where
the national government bears the en
Refreshments wer served at tho
close of the meeting. The following
new members were taken In:
W. E. Fowler. L. J. Morgan, D. N.
Rust. F. Bex, C. C. Lancaster, and G.
Hugged in Subway!
Girl Calls Police
NEW YORK. Jan. 18.-MIss Helen
Curran. seventeen, employed as an
usher In the Children's Theater, was
standing on the platform of a subway
station, when a man bumped into her.
According to her story told later in
Morrlsania court, the man then placed
his hands about her waist. . Sho
struggled free from him and boarded a
train which .had entered the station.
The man, then., she said, took a seat
next to her. raised his hat. and grinned
at her, all the time ogling her and
embarrassing her generally. She saw
a patrolman on the platform and had
the man arrested.
The prisoner said he was Louis Yap
pelll, an architect and contractor.
Yappelll wanted to apologize to Miss
Curran on the platform, declaring that
hp had bumDed Into her accidentally
and had Intended no Insult, but the girl I
Insisted on his arrest.
Colonial Design: 8 Rooms and Bath
Embodying many exclusive features contributed by modern knowledge, art, and
mechanical skill to make perfect their beauty, healthfulness, refinement, and com
fort, and ranking them equal with many homes selling for much higher prices in less
Eight rooms and bath.
Two stories and attic.
Large front and rear porches.
Lots, 22x125, to a 20-ft. alley.
Magnificent 19-ft. dining room, with beamed
ceiling, shower chandelier, built-in china
closets, and deep window seat overlook
ing Rock Creek National Park.
Beautifully decorated 18-ft. parlor, with
Some are finished in solid oak,
Take your choice
IT MAY SURPRISE YOU TO LEARN THAT YOU CAN BUY ONE OF
THESE HOMES AS EASILY AS YOU COULD RENT A SIMILAR ONE.
The houses, themselves, are our best agents. Their own excellence will speak
louder than our weak words. We ask you to submit yourself to their mute appeal.
A representative is on the premises to conduct you through. Lighted till 9 P. M.
Take Mount Pleasant car to Lamont street; walk two blocks west.
L. . BREUNINGER, Owner and Builder
Says Indians Are
. Victims of Drugs
The Rev. William H. Kctcham. of
Washington, featured the closing ses
sion of the annual meeting of the board
of Indian commissioners yesterday by
recounting tho ravages made by the use
of drugs among the Indians. Dr. Ket
cham said a great many Indians were
addicted to the drug habit, especially In
the Southwest. Tho effect of the mescal
bean, he said, were very much the same
as the effect of- the war dance.
Those appointed to the publicity com
mittee are H. C. Phillips, secretary of
the board; Samuel A. Eliot, of Boston:
Frank Knox, of Manchester, "N. H.
Those appointed to the committee on
methods and work are Samuel A. Eliot,
of Boston; Edward E. Ayer, of Chicago,
and William H. Ketcham. of Washing
ton. P. J. Hurley, tribal attorney of
the Choctaw Indians, and Gov. Victor
M. Locke, of the tribe, addressed the
meeting. Among those present were
Andrew Georee Vaux. of Philadelphia.
chairman; Andrew S. Draper, of Albany,
N. Y.; Daniel smney. or .uaxe juonontc,
N. Y.: Merrill K. Gates. Washington;
William n. Walker, of Buffalo. N. Y.:
"Warren K. Moorehead. ot Andover,
Mass.; Samuel uiioi, oi jaosion; rrans
Knox, of Manchester, N. H., and Ed
ward E. Ayers, of Chicago.
FAILURE TO OBTAIN
TO TAKE HER LIFE
Former Teacher Takes Poison,
Leaving a Pathetic Note to
Ill health and failure to obtain em
ployment are assigned today as the
cause of the suicide of Mrs. Georgia A.
Baldwin, forty-one years old, former
District school teacher, who ended her
life last night by taking poison in her
room at 1016 Tenth street northwest.
Found unconscious In bed by Mrs.
Matthew Ankle, the landlady, Mrs.
Baldwin was taken lnfan ambulance to
Emergency Hospital, where she died
an hour later.
Coroner Nevltt said the nature of tho
nl-nn tirqo tint evident from thn mn
dltlon of the woman's body, but In view
Of the tact mat sue ien a uuie iiiui
eating she contemplated taking her life,
he did not consider a nautopsy neces
sary. Miss Anderson said her sister had
threatened to take her life sevoral
months ago. Mrs. Baldwin was the
wife of George Baldwin ,a civil engl
nA a ni'e-venr-nld bov Is In tha
custody of friends.
Aged Man Is Overcome.
While sitting in a chair reading at his
home last evening. Charles Duvall. sev
enty years old, 456 Maryland avenue
southwest, was overcome by gas which
escaped from a rubber tube attached to
a drop light- He was taken to the
Emergency Hospital, where he soon re
gained . consciousness.
WORK LEADS WOMAN
Blinds to all windows.
Hardwood floors throughout.
Beautiful hardwood staircase.
Richly decorated, white porcelain, white
tiled, mosaic floor bathroom, with shower.
Large kitchen and pantry, with superior
Built-in refrigerator. Cold storage in cellar.
Laundry, servants' room and toilets.
Artistic electric fixtures.
others in mahogany and white.
BUT choose early.
IN PRINCE GEORGE
Plan Four-Club Organization
For Coming Playing Season
HYATTSV1LLE. Md.. Jan. IS. Presi
dent Edward A. Fuller, of the Prince
George County Basebal League, has
caledl a meeting of the" board of direc
tors of that organization to be held In
the office of the Hyattsvllle Independent
on the evening" of Wednesday, January
22. at 8 o'colck. Steps will be taken at
this meeting to prepare for the coming
season, although It is highly probable
that(at least two towns that were rep
resented last summer will not be In the
league this year.
RIverdale and Mt Rainier are these
two, but. It is expected that Berwyn
will be taken in, making the league four
clubs' strong. Instead of Ave. Hyatts
vllle, Bladensbttrg. and Brentwood will
unuouoteaiy remain witnm the fold.
M The present board of officers Is: Presi
dent, Edward A. Fuller, of Hyattsvllle;
vice president, R. P, Riddlck, of Brent
wood; treasurer. William p. Bowie, of
RIverdale: secretary. V v: m.pNh. nf
xne managers are: T. Howard Duck
ett. Blandensburart fJenrro v. rvimaii
Brentwood: T. Venable. Ml " Rainier?'
Harvey Smith, Riveidale, and Johu G.
The countv constable in thi tnm
are keeping rather quiet as to whether
thev intend to molest anv antrnnnhuint.
within the corporate limits of this town
tomorrow, ii any arrests are made It
Is highly probable thev will under the.
State law which regulates the speed
COLD EPIDEMIC !
I Wfll Refund Your Money if My
Cold Remedy Fails to Cure.
I know that my Cold Remedy will re
lieve the head, nose, throat and lungs .
almost Immediately, and prevent Pnen-1
monla. Bronchitis, Grippe and other dls-j
eases. 7 I
Get a 25 cent bottle of these little pel-1
lets today and If you are not perfectly
satisfied with results I will refund your 1
If your blood Is impure, or If you are
constipated, or if you haTe Dyspepsia, or
any lhrer or stomach trouble, don't fsll
to use Hunyon's Paw-Paw puis. They ,
kelp In curing a cold. . MUNYON. I
to twelve mites an hour and a fine of
Nqthlngtde(lnlte has as.t.teen done
by the town authorities to provide- for
the enforcement of tho corporation
speed law. although the coun-ll Is stilt
talking of appointing a special officer
wun a motorcycle, to nrst warn tna oi
fender, and pn the second offense, to
make an arrest.
Deacon Fined $600
When Deer' Is Shot
ATLANTIC CITY, Jan. 18.-James
Henry Mason, a deacon in St. Paul's
Methodist Episcopal Church, and well-to-do
realty-broker.-was fined 1800; his
son George $300,- and. another son, Harry,
J10O, by Magistrate Jegmetty for a, 120
pound deer killed "by George while the
three, with a guide, were hunting
pheasant December 21.
Tha de"aconr his "sons and 'William
Hand, vulde, went after birds that day.
They ais had. it was admitted In eourtV
three dogs, 'two of which were deer
The elder Mason confessed that be had
bucksbot-ln bis hunting Jacket. George
shot the deer, a doe. Game Warden
Loder was told of the killing, "which,
was put of season.
' ,No Tail, No Bounty,
Stray dogs have nine lives, according,
to the dty. treasurer, who has "probed'
the, bounty bookkeeper. No tall, no
bounty, is1 the new. rule.
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With Frfcnd -
Missing; since. 1 o'clock . yesterday
afternoon. Warren Hayes, the. fsur-yer-old
sea of 'Mr,, and Mrs, Lather
Hayes, of 41 Qulncy street Bortt
westwaa located today at the heme
of friends near Tenth street and Vir
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Police of the Tenth and Bights pre
cincts bad been' out. alh night look
ing for the lad In the Soldiers' Hone
grounds and along the -rallrond 'yards
In Ecklmrton. while about a half a
hundred residents ot "Bloomjagdale
aidea in tne searcn,
..The. boy's mother, was In a-serious
condition when- word; was received
tnat ne wastsare at the irtend's home.
A. physician hadfeee sHnuaoned to
Inspect these houses
today. Open, lighted
and heated until 9 -p.
m. Only CS0 cash-and
balance like Tent. The
homes with, bis: lots.
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ago and garden. Don't
delay: Inspect today.
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