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THE yASIIIXCrTON TIMES,
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY X 1913. ".
I PATENT OFFICE US
0L0 FIBE TRAP
Commissioner Declares District
. Should Not Get Right to
Calllnc the Patent Office an "old
Are trap," denouncing the antiquated
housing conditions that exlit in it. anil
warning his hypothetical successor
against allow ins politics to creep with
in Its walls, Edward B. Moore, Cora
iplsloner or Patents, made a vigorous
address at the annual banquet of the
Patent Law Association at the Univer
sity Club last night.
He took a stand against giving suf
frage to the District and won the sup
port of his associates when he urged
upon Congress the need of a new pat
' "J do hope that It I have a successor
be will be a fighting man, and not ai
dfcted to the bocjiI habit, as many of
the official men of Washington are,
for you cannot be an efficient official
and a social Hon at the same time. The
Patent Office is one place in which
politics should not enter, and the Dls
jrlct Is another. Those who want pol
itics should go elsewhere. Don't ever
. have the elective- franchise in the
Congressman Has Fear.
; Congressman R. J. Bulkley, of the
House Committee on Patents, told the
banqueters he .did Jiot think there was
any chance of 'gaining an appropriation
'tor a new building at the present ses
sion of Congress. He advocated that
the increase or' surplus of the Patent Oi
hce should be used for the benefit of
the office and Its employes.
-Justice Van Orsdel, of the District
Court of Appeals; John .A. Slelcher,
editor of Leslie's Weekly, and J. K.
&askey. president of the District B.ir
Association, .also spoke.
.At the. guest table were Fairfax Bay
ard. C. C. Billings. Mr. Bradford, Repre
sentative R. J. Bulkley, H. W. Hodges.
J. E. Laskey, president Bar Association.
p. C. Linthicum, Justice Lurton, E. B.
Jvloore, Commissioner of Patents; Rep
resentative Martin A. Morrison, John A.
lelcher. Gen. Ellis Spear, V. A. Ten
pant. Jurtlco Van Orsdel. W. F. Wool
srd. j Others Who Were There.
Among the members and invited
Quests present were L. S. Bacon, H. H.
Biles. Emll Bonnelycke. E. W. Brad
lord, J. H. Brlckensteln, Arthur S.
jSrowne, EugeneC.?' Brown, F. L.
Biowne. Arthur L. Bryant. Royal E.
JBurnham, Curtis B. Camp, Melville
Church, John Mr -Colt, Howard A.
fcoombs, C D. Davis, Delbert H.
Hecker, H. A. Dodge, "William W.
podge. Vernorf M. Dorsey, -J. C. Dowell,
O. H. Dowell, C. E. Dunn, William E.
Dyre. Thomas Ewing,' Robert J. Fisher,
J. Walter Brandenburg, James M. Proc
tor, Max Georgtl. William G. Hender
on. H. E. Hodges. Vernon E. Hodges.
Kelson W. Howard, J. E. Hutchinson,
Benjamin R. Johnson, James I. Kay,
Charles H. KeeVC. C. Linthicum, C. A.
tMason. S. C. Mastlck, J. Granville
Pieyers. Joseph H. Mllans. C T. Mllans.
iA. H. Moore. Langdon Moore. James L.
Morris, Jr., Henry Orth, Allen S. Pat
tUon. H. E. Peck. George B. Pitts,
gpencer B. Prentiss. George W. Rea,
& C Robinson, Thomas E. Robertson,
,"Walter F. Rogers, W. E. Schoenborn,
v. E. Smith. Ellis Spear. Alex S. Steu
kTt, C L. Sturtevant, George H. Evans,
Charles A. Terry, E. "H. Tower. Jr.,
James W. Watson, Robert Watson,
John A. WIedershelm. Ernest Wilkin
son. Harry, P. Williams, Fred C, Earl,
and W. F. Woolard.
The committee in charge of the ban
quet consisted of J. H. Brlckensteln,
Joseph H. Mllans, and Mr. Cushman.
POSTAL CLERKS TO
Postmaster General Hitchcock
and Postmaster Merritt
Attend Annual Affair.
Postmaster General Hitchcock, First
Assistant Postmaster General Grand
field, Postmaster N.i A. Merritt. Assist
ant Postmaster Robinson, and nearly a
core or more of officials of the Post
office Department and the city post
office, will attend the annual banquet
of the Washington branch of the Na
tional Association of Postofflce Clerks,
to be held in the Hotel Sterling Mon
This banquet is the one big vent of
the ear among the postal clerks in
Washington, and is always largely at
tended. The speakers are kept to short
periods, and the interim is filled with
satire and parody of passing events,
with particular reference to the postal
It is understood that the clerks ex
pect to hae a lot of fun with the
"Parcel Post P. M. G. Pet."
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Is not an experiment. For
many years it has been the
foundation of baking success
in hundreds of homes.
Be explicit the next time you
order Flour insist on having
"CREAM1 BLEND" the brand
AT YOUR GROCER'S.
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Miss H. M. Young, Eighty-seven
Years Old, Will Be Par
ticipant. Miss H. M. Young, a pioneer suffragist,
will be a prominent ngure. In the
pageant In March. She is elghty-esrven
years old, hut still Is active, and de
votes a great deal of time each day to
the suffrage movement.
"I want to march In the pageant," she
explained, when told of the intention to
feature pioneers." "I snail feel that a
part, at least, of the work to which I
have been giving my life, will have been
accomplished when I Join the marchers
on the Avenue."
Miss Young insisted that she could
walk, and accepted the Invitation of the
committee to ride In an automobile only
because it was Intended to make the pio
neers an automobile section.
The American National Live Stock
Association and the corporation com
mission of Arizona today won their
light before the Interstate Commerce
Commission for reduced carload rates
on beef, stock cattle and sheep, from
"iurna and other Arizona points to Los
Atceles, over the Southern Pacific
railroad lines The reductions will
take effect April 1.
PIONEER TO RIDE IN
In n neighborhood of SIO.000 tu 2"J,000 hompx, on rnli-nt to nclniolH, clmrrhcH, ninrkrtH. nml Mtrrrl cjir.
larcr front anil rear porch ex, laiimlrj, rnmits' nitiiu anil toilet. n.iriivum.I ,'loorn thrtiKhut. Hat broom ulth
NhoMfr. tlrautlfiil ilrroratloni. Vrt tulle electric fixture. Illindt to nil ulnilomi. Iliillt-in refrigerator. ( old
ttoraxre in cellnr, etc. omr are finbiurd in hollri oak, otucrx ln nmuomiuj unci thite.
to a 20 ft. alley
dining room, with
built-in china clos
ets, and deep win
dow seat overlook
ing Rock Creek
National Park a
playground that is
Lhflited Till O P. M. Take .tit. IMcnuant far
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Photo by G.' V. Buck.
Gets on Street Car and Falls on
Payne, Framer of Tariff
The honor of sitting In the lap and,
therebyi partially, at least, converting
the dignified author of a tariff bill. Is
held bv a young suffragette who came
I to Washington with the delegates from
j all over the United States to appear
Elections yesterday to urge the cause
of suffrage -for women.
Congresman Sereno E. Payne and
Congressman Thayer or Massachusetts
were riding on a Pennsylvania avenue
car when It stopped In front of tha
Raleigh Hotel and took on a load of
womtn. One of them was Just opposite
the Congressmen when the car started
I and. before she kiew what had hap
' pened. she was sitting in Mr. Payne's
alie slipped toward the lloor for a few
Inches, and Mr. Payne grasped her
firmly around the waist and supported
"1 see the lady picked out the best
looking man, anyhow," remarked Con
gressman Thayer, as tne suffragette re
moved the statesman's arm from her
Warns Others, Is Killed.
HARRISON. X. J.. Feb. l.i he was
warning others to stand away from a
derrick. Thomas J. O'Connor civil en-
I glneer, was killed b th contrivance,
which slipped from Its fastenings.
Artistic Finish Colonial Design
19th Street; Wos. SI 4 to 3150 2-story
Choice location adjoining Rock Creek Park and attic
Ilraiillfnl ilariluonri Malr.-ii-u- mill Hull.
?: irriKS L. E. BREUNINGER,
POULTRY SHOW TO
BEEN BIG SUCCESS
Management Encouraged by
Results and Will Redouble
Efforts Next Year. .
The annual exhibition of the Wash
ington Poultry and Pigeon Association
will close tonight at 10 o'clock, after the
most successful show that organization
has ever held. Not only In point of size
but In excellence of exhibits the show
this winter has surpassed all other ex
hibitions, and the management Is well
xatlRtled with the record maae.
The judg ng of exhibits and awarding
of prizes wSf concluded yftS?,
today the fowls, wearing theIrj?"5
and prizes attached to the fronts of
their coops, are cackling with pride,
while their owners stand In front and
explain their good Points. .
F. G. Bean, of Collegevllle. Fa., who
judged the classes In the show, said to
day that he had neer seen a better
show in point of excellence of breeds,
and predicted a great future for the or-
S Onf o'ftte features of the show yes
terday was the operation Vert?
a prize winning silver laced Wyandotte
cock owned by Harry Hunt, for Impac
tion of the crop. he blrd was In n
serious condition when Prof. Roy Walte.
of the Maryland experiment station,
placed him on an impromptu , Pe,rnatl"f
table, and, making an Incision in his
breast two inches long, removed the ob
struction with a crooked wire. The bird
recovered Immediately, and short
while afterward was crowing Just as if
nothing had happened to him.
President R. D. Lillle said today the
management was much encouraged by
the showing made this year, and would
redouble thelr efforts to make next
year's show the greatest ever held.
"This just shows what we can do.
said Mr. LllUe ."and next year we will
have one of the greatest shows In the
Isaac Gans Enters
His Fiftieth Year
This Is the forty-ninth birthday of
Isaac Gans, one of the best known
business men of Washington, who was
born in Baltimore February 1. 1S64. and
h lived In the Capital for the past
thirty-three years. He Is a member of
the Chamber of Commerce, a public
spirited citizen, a strong supporter of
ah civic projects and many charities,
and is popular with all classes of Wash
Ingtonlans. Friends are busy tendering
Henry Miller, the comedian, is cele
brating his fifty-fourth birthday today,
and Gertrude Coghlan. a well-known
stage favorite. Is thirty-seven years old.
Warren S. Stone, head of the Interna
tional Brotherhood of Engineers, has
reached his fifty-first year and Dr. O.
Stanley Hall, president of Clark Uni
versity, is today sixty-seven years old.
Victor Herbert acknowledges llfty-four
Sons of Jonadab Install
Newly Elected Officers
Grand Chief Ruler John C. Daley, has
Installed the following officers of Hope
Council. No. 1. independent Order, sons
of Jonadab: past chief. George Beller:
chief. William J. Haner; vice chief.
Harry Hurlej: chaplain. A. B. Scrib
ner treasurer, Samuel Deckman; finan
cial secretary, James A. Managan; re
cording secretary. Sinclair Mllllken.
herald, George Haner: assistant herald,
George Carl Lipp: guard. Charles Som
eraet; sentinel. John McKeon.
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with open fireplace
and gas logs.
white tiled, mosaic
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pantry, with super
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FARWER WHO SHOT
HIS NEIGHBOR HIS
Slayer, at Rockville, Declares
He Fired on Victim in Self
Defense. ROCKVIIit,E. Feb. 1. Walter 1L
Belt, farmer who Thursda afternoon
shot and Instantly killed Jesse J.
Kvcly, his neighbor, at the home of
Stenhen B. Dorsey. near LHchlson.
this county, was lodg In Jail here ,
yesterday 'afternoon oy nis uncie,
Sheriff Cllford L. Howard. ' "Willie on
his way to Etchlson to bring Belt to
nockvllle. he met Constable Perry
Ensey and Belt on their way to Rock
vllle. The charge against Belt Is murder.
He declares, however, that he shot
ln self-defense, representing that Kv
ely struck him and -was after hlni a
second time when the revolver was
Among- the out-of-the-county cou
ples married ln Rockville within the
last few days were Alvah Davis "Wil
liams, of E.jfcula. Ala., and Miss Ida
Edna Thompson, of Washington, and
Miss Pearl Montrose Flncham and
George W. MayHeld. both of "Wash
ington. Samuel N. 'Holmes, of Washington. Is
made defendant In a su for divorce
filed In the circuit court here by .Mrs
Delia May Holmes, of this county, who
charges desertion. According to the
bill, the couple were married in this
county In 1895 and lived together until
1906. when plaintiff was deserted. Mrs.
Holmes also asks the custody of the
couple's three minor children. W. Out
erbrldge Spates, of Rockville, repre
sents the plaintiff.
An interesting meeting of the Rock
ville Woman's Club was held at the
club house yesterday afternoon, a large
number of members and others attend
ing. "Domestic Science" "was the sub
ject considered, and an Interesting talk
on that subject was made by Mrs. Cur
tis, of Washington. The responses were
menus and recipes.
Andrew J. Cummlngs, of Chevy Chase,
Is being mentioned as a possible candi
date for the Democratic nomination for
the State Senate frbm his county to
succeed Senator Blair Lee. There is
said to be no doubt that the bee has
been In "Cy's" bonnet for some time,
and should he get promise of support
from certain of the party leaders It Is
believed his hat "would be found in .the
ring. If Cummlngs enters the contest
a lively fight between Mm and J. Daw
ton Williams, who several days ago an
nounced himself a candidate for the
nomination, is looked for.
Use of Metric System
A lecture on the work of the Bureau
of Standards was delivered before the
Friends School by Dr. Stratton. head
of the bureau, yesterday. Illustrated
with lantern slides to show the opera
tions by which the texts and measure
ments of standard units of weight are
made at the bureau. He made it clear
that modern Industry demands the
greatest degree of accuracy, and that
the Government Is aiding this necessity
in every' way.
Dr. Stratton deplored the retention of
the old system of weights in the United
States and the slowness to adopt the
metric system. I
100 Lots to Be Sold at 20 Cents a
Square Foot in Sixteenth Street Heights
above ,vbBLs' sffe
sea level. 9T9fWkH fl ftllC
above sen lecl. nqSgPf JSKmSS AlWi?T&ai.m- m
flj-'Sjn'B I home of the late ov' shep
wCTBjVwKgl f with a restriction that only
OTrvPS"fiLfrvi one nouse can De erected n
ROBEMT E. HEjLiR
ll 4th Floor Colorado Building Phone Main 1064 jj
CONGRESSMEN SPAR .
TO GIVE SUFFRAGE
Women Advocates and Antis of
Both Sexes Go to War in
Woman suffragists and anti-suffragists
of the male and female species went to
war over the French constitutional
amendment gilng the Federal fran
chise to women at the hearing before
the House Committee on Elections last
night. Congressmen Rucker of Colorado
and Hobson of Alabama upheld the suf
fragists, aided by tho Rev. Olympla
Brown,, of, Racine. Wis., and Mrs. Clara
M. Colby, secretary of the Federated
Women's Equality League.
Congressmen Harrison of Mississippi
and Tribble of Georgia lined themselves
against the program and were aided by
Miss Minnie Bronson. of New York, sec
retary of the NaUonal League Opposed
to Woman Suffrage.
The first row of the evening came fol
lowing a demonstration of numerical
strength by the suffragists. The antis
were challenged to raise their hands.
The suffragists then showed that they
outnumbered their opponents by about
four to one. Congressman Tribble
moved that the hand-raising episode be
expunged from the record and Congress
man Hobson made a point of order
The two Congressmen were warming
up to joint debate when airs. Colby,
who had suggested the demonstration,
asked leave to withdraw ,lt from the
record. This was done and the two
Congressmen spent the' remainder of the
evening sparring with eath other.
When Congressman Rucker of Color
ado began his speech he attacked the
false pride of men, and began a philo
sophical discussion of the condition of
Adam and Eve. He had gradually
worked around to the serpent when
Congressman Harrison Interrupted.
"I'd like to ask Congressman Rucker
a question when he gets through with
that," said he.
Carriage in Mishap
A quartermaster's department car
riage in which were riding- Major and
Mrs. W. J. Borden and Capt. and Mrs.
F. B. Wllby, was struck at Sixteenth
and I streets early today by an auto
mobile driven by L. W. Strayer, a news
paper correspondent. The accident was
unavoidable. It was reported to the po
lice. One- wheel of the carriage was
broken and the occupants shaken up,
but no one was hurt.
Ten States for Direct
Election ef Senators
Ten States have already ratified the
proposed amendment for the direct
election of Senators. The Idaho "Xeg
Islature completed ratification yester
day and the Nevada house passed the
ratification resolution. The senate of
that State will vote on it today.
Candlemas Day Weather Will
Decide Winter's Length in
"If Candlema Day be clear and bright.
Winter will take another flight;
If Candlemas Day be dull and gray.
Winter will quickly haste away."
It's up to Brer Groundhog tomorrow.
It's his sphere and function to enlighten
an anxious public as to whether- it will
be wise to put overcoats and woolens in
mothballs before six weeks have, passed.
If ho sees his shadow, according to the
Candlemas, radltlon, be twitches his
toll around and goes right back In Tils
burrow. If he doesn't, he decides to end
his hibernation and that-means the
coming of -spring. '
Owing to the curious, meteorological
antics of the present month, the weater
harps are eager to'k'now whether Can
dlemas Day will point the way for a
winter extending far into the spring or
whether it is already preparing to fade
away like the polite and well-behaved
winter it is.
In most parts of the world January
has been almost the mildest on record,
and ln the middle of the month tfc
crass was green in Central Park, New
York, which caused even that blase
town to open its eyes in wonder.
The "old-fashioned" winter seems to
be getting out of fashion altogether.
Europe now knows nothing like the
winters which in past centuries brought
widespread suffering and death ln their
wake. In the year 401 the Black sea
was frozen over, and In S60 the. Adriatic
was frozen, in itai tne -winter was so
severe that packs of- starved wolves:
entered Vienna and attacked the inhabit
It is generally conceded by all tlje
oldest Inhabitants-of Washington that
the present January has but tew prec
edents of vernal mildness ln their
' Forced to Be Husband.
NEW YORK. Feb. 1. Sued .twice for
divorce, Mrs. Emma C Post, wife of
Augustus Post, banker and balloonist,
declared she would force him to remain
r-"- ushand as a protection to other
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