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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, WEDNESDAY, EEBRUARY 5,' 1913.
CHILTON DENIES HE
PURCHASED HIS WAY
TO SEAT IN SENATE
West Virginian, on Floor, De
fends Himself and Colleague
Declaring that the election of no mem
ber ot the Senate was more free from
blot than his own. Senator Cr.con of
West Virginia today roBe to a question
of personal privilege In the Senate and
defended himself agalns. the charges
that his election was obtained througa
bribery and corruption.
He said he would be satisfied with
the decision of the Committee of
Privileges and Elections, and with that
of the Senate on the question whether
an investigation should be ordered.
At his request, the cleric read the
statement In replv to the Glasscock
charges which war put Into the hands
of the Committee on Privileges and
Elections yesterday. This statement
was signed by Senators Chilton and
Statement Is Reply.
The statement is a detailed reply to
the charges that the elections of the
two "West Virginia Senators were ob
tained by corruption and bribery. The
roost important feature of the state
ment is the letter of L. J. Shock, a
member of the legislature, to Senator
"Watson. In this. Shock admits his al
leged confession that in attempt was
made to bribe, him was a "play" to
hurt Watson and Chilton and In the in
terest of John T. McGraw.
fihock says further that so far as he
knows the elections of Watson and Chil
ton were honest and fair.
Senator Chilton, in remarks prefatory
I to the reading of the statement, said
the question of the honesty of his elec
tion had not been raised in the legis
lature. Charges Are Denied.
One of the' charges met in the state
ment Is that the elections were brought
about by the railroads and the Stand
ard Oil Company. In this connection
and as to other charges, the statement
"In the first place the opponent of
Senator Watson was then, and Is now,
the general counsel in West Virginia of
the Norfolk and Western railroad,
which was then, and is now. owned and
controlled by the Pennsylvania, railroad,
while Mr. McGraw, the opponent of
Senator Chilton, is the owner of the
West Virginia Midland railroad, which
connects with the Baltimore and Ohio
railroad, and the attorney of Mr. Mc
Graw railroad, a member of the State
Senate at that time, is the same gentle
man who prepared the statement of one
3. L. Shack.
"More than this, Mr. Hubbard, from
whose speech the memorial makes a
garbled quotation, was then and is now
on attorney for one of the Pennsyl
vania railroad lines in West Virglnla.
"The falsity of the charge that we
were supported and elected by the
Standard Oil Company will appear to
the committee when they are told that
this same Senator Bland from whose
tstatement at the Joint session the me
morial quotes so elaborately, was then,
and Is now, the attorney of the Hope
Natural Gas Company, a subsidiary of
the Standard Oil Company.
"This statement makes It plain that
we were opposed rather than supported
by these special Interests."
CUE HIS BUSINESS
H. K. Fulton Decides He Cannot
Make Expenses Under New
When George Wech, pawn inspector
of the District, opened his mall today
he found this written across the top of i
one of the report sheets:
"Last report of H. K. Fulton."
The signing of the loan shark bill yes
terday sounded the death knell to Uv
pawnbroking business of Washington,
xnd while Mr, Fulton was the first to
refuse any more pledge, it Is under
stood the others will begin winding up !
rneir Dusinesses at tne expiration of the
thirty days of grace allowed by the bill.
It will be necessary for the pawnbrokers
to remain open at least a year or make
some arrangements whereby pledges can
be redeemed within twelve months after
the last loans were made.
Fulton's pawnshop, at 314 Ninth street.
Is regarded as the most prominent in
the city, ami the loans made by tin
firm were mostly large sums. Mr Ful
ton and the other pawnbrokers contend
dial they cannot do business at I per
cent a month, asserting that they would
lose money on such a basis.
It is understood that one pawnshop,
which has heretofore made loans in
large sums on the basis of 1 per cent
a. month, will continue to do business, i
By President Taft
President Taft has commuted the sen
tence Imposed by court-martial on
CapL Harrie F Reed. Fifth Cavalry,
at Fort Sill. Okla, and Captain Reed.
In lieu of severer punishment, will be
reduced to the foot of the list of field
artillery captains, and be required to
remain within the confines of the post I
for one year. Captain Reed was con-'
i Icted of violating a pledge to the post !
cr.apiain to retrain irom the use of
May Use Parcel Post
The executive department of the Gov
ernment may use the parcel post in
stead of express company service, ac
cording to a ruling of Comptroller of
the Treasury Tracewell today. The
ruling is on a request for Information
from the Interior Department.
It states that where the franking
privilege or "penalty envelope" may not
be used, lump sum appropriations are
available for buying parcel post stamps.
Missourians to Meet.
The monthly meeting of the Missouri
Society will be held at the Cochran
Hotel, Fourteenth and K streets, Satur
day, February 8, beginning at 8 p. m.
Congressman Joseph J. Russell, of
Charleston, and W. Clinton Murray, of
Poplar Bluff, will deliver addresses. All
Missourians art Invited to bo present,
t .v.-yci;.'gv -tJi-. Hrx.-
WASHINGTON AND NEW
Deal With Washington, Balti
more and Annapolis Railroad
Expected to Close Today.
If a deal that has been In course of
negotiation for six months and is being
threshed out to a conclusion by the exe
cutive committee of the Washington,
Baltimore and Annapolis Electric Rail
road Company in Baltimore today Is
concluded, as expected, the Potomac
Electric Power Company of Washington
will have another city as a customer
for its light and power current. The
deal contemplates the closing down of
the electric light plant of the Annapolis
Gas and Electric Company and the sup
ply of electric current to the people of
the capital of Maryland by the Potomac
Electric Power Company, through the
medium of the lines of the Washington,
Baltimore and Annapolis Electric Rail
road. E. S. Marlow, general manager of the
Potomac Electric Power Company, said
today that the plan had been in con
templation for the past six months, and
It was learned from Baltimore that tne
executive committee of the railroad
company, consisting of George T. Bis
hop, president ;Frank H. Glnn, vice
president and general counsel, both of
Cleveland. Ohio: George A. Craig, of
Toledo, Ohio, treasurer, and James J.
Doyle, general manager, are now In ses
sion considering tne plan.
The railroad company has had an op
tion upon the plant of the Annapoli3
corjpany since January 23. and con
templates taking over the stock of the
company at around 1100,000. and the as
sumption of $190,000 outstanding 5 and
6 per cent bonds. The railroad com
pany has been purchasing the power
for Its line to Baltimore and Annapolis
ever since the opening of the road. The
plan is, if the option be exercised, to
discontinue the small plant In Annap
olis and establish a sub-station, for
the conversion of the high voltage cur
rent frota the Potomac company for
use by Annapolis consumers. This
would amount to wholesaling of elec
tric current to the railroad company
and retailing ir, "stepped down," to
the people of the Mary.and capital city,
giving the Potomac company another
Important customer. Since last fall the
company has been supplying current to
the lines flf the Washington-Virginia
Railway Company, that company dis
continuing its power plant across the
Potomac Electric Consolidated S"s
made a new high in the trading today
on the Washington Stock Exchange,
when CCO0 of the bonds sold for 102.
There was little trading in the ses
sion. Washington Railway 4's were in
According to a dispatch from Rich
mond this afternoon the stockholders of
the Richmond. Fredericksburg and Po
tomac Railroad Company today ratified
the agreement whereby the road .is to
pay more than 350,000 back taxes to the
State of lrginia and towns and coun
ties through which it runs.
F. Baker Weaver was elected presi
dent of the Rosslyn Brick Company at
the annual meeting of directors follow
ing the annual election yesterday.
Other directors elected are: George W.
Wise, vice president and general mana
Fcn; George A. Weaver, treasurer; W.
W. Barnes, secretary and Walter
During January. 1,814 commercial fail
ures were reported to R. G. Dun and
Companv. with total liabilities of $22.
?:i.73. This compares with 1.S97 defnults
for J19.770.530 In the same month of the
previous year; 1.663 In 1311 for R4.090.eO:
1,510 defaults in 1910 for J32.015.731, and
1.471 Insolvencies In 1909. when the sum
involved was JH.O08.OS5. In point of
number the January exhibit is very fa
vorable as compared with last year,
when there were 83 more failures. The
number was larger than in 1911, 1910 and
IStS. but fell much below the total in
In the following table comparison Is
made or the number of commercial fail
ures In the United States, covering
three years, bv leading classes of trade,
and th- liablllti-s reported In each class
for January this year
1913. 1913. 1911. IMS.
Iron. foundries. Ac 9 J 8 '!"?
Machinery and tool. n 10 H 1.H0.S10
Woolens, carpets. Ac... It! J.oOO
Cotton, lace A hoilery.. 4 13 ,J"K?
Lumber, carpenter. Ac. 47 40 4S 1.057.JJJ
Clothing and millinery. .. O 60 C 4.J
Het. elove and fur.... E IS II 34.100
Chemicals and drur. ... 6 3 "Mi?
Paint, and oil 4 1 4 W.CO0
Printing A engraving... 17 3 ! fij-
Milling and baker. 31 t 3 JZf'Hi
Leather, shoes A barn. .13 10 10 i.
Liquors and tobacco ..14 1! .11 i-.
Glass, earth A brick... 13 8 13 806.410
AH other H 1 3.6S6.300
Total manufacturing S'3 274 34
General .tore. . . .... .215 H 1M
Groceries meat. & fi.h..S30 2C3 2tt
Hotel. & restaurants J3 62 2
Uquor. and tobacco 81 SO i
Clothing &. furnlhlns....l62 193 162
rtrv c-nri A carottr....l(V 136 ttl
Shew., rubber & trki.. .
Furniture . crockery. .. 37
H'ware. etove. & tools . 36
Chemical, and drugs. .. K
I'alnts and oil. 1
Jewelry and clocks. . 50
Hooks and papers .... 6
Wa fur. and cloves... 11
All other. 17 ' 4
Total tradlnK 1,351 1.443 1.I4J 10.8.m
Acenu and brokers 6$ 60 3.321,300
Total commercial 1.814 1.897 1.663 33.973.764
Dire-tors of the ConbOlldntlon Coal
Company vestrday formally authorized
the sale o'f JO.500,000 ten-year collateral
convertible 6 per cent notes to a syndi
cate headed by the National City Bank
and' Kuhn. Loeb & Co. A special me-t-ine;
of the stockholders will be culled
to ratify the action of the board.
The notes are convertiDic into biok
at 105 at any time during the nine years
following date of Issue. J ne proceeas
of the sale will be used to provide the
company with additional lacuiues.
which, when completed, will enable the
Consolidation to Increase Its output oi
coal at least 4,000,0(0 tons a year.
Thf- publication of the Pennsylvania's
earnings for December clo.ed the rec
ord of the largest and most prolltable
operations In the history of both the
Pennsylvania Railroad and the Penn
sylvania system. The system in 1312
earned in gross $371,440,120 and in net
?2,r6S,35 The gross showed an Increase
of nearly $34,900,000 over 1911 and of
more than $12,000,000 over "910. The net
Increases were $6,700,000 over 1911 and
$31,150,000 over 1910.
At the meeting of the Western Mary
land directors In New York yesterday
Jerome D. Greene was elected a mem
ber of the executive committee, to suc
ceed "W'lnslow S. Pierce, who recently
resigned from the board. Mr. Greene Is
recognlied 'as the direct representative
of the Rockefeller Interests in the com
pany, and It Is believed these resource
ful capitalists will vigorously push the
work of lcvelopjng the road to Its full
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B COMPANY T
D. 8. Reg. r 100 101
XI. 8. Coupon 2's 100 101
U. 8. Reg. .Ts 102 103H
U S. Coupon 3' W2 103K
U. S. Reg. 4's .- r... 113H U4H
U. S. Coupon 4's 11JK 114H
OAS HON PS
Georgetown Gas Cert. Ind. Bs 108
Georgetown Gas 5's 103
Wash. Gas. 5's 110 110
Cap. Traction R. R. 5's 110 111
Anacostla & Potomac 5's 99 100
City & Suburban 5's 103VI 104H
CoIumblH R. R. 5's 100
Columbia R. R. 6s 100
Metropolitan R. R. 5's 104H ...
Wash. Ry. & Elec. 4's 84ft 85
Wash. Alex. & MUV. 5s 97
Potomac Elec Cons. 5's 101?i 102
Potomac Elec. IX 5's 105 105
C X. -p Tl S'a 104T4 105
Amer. Tel. & Teleg. 4's ."108
D. C. Paper Mfg. 5's 90. 100
N. A. W. Steamboat 5's 10i 10V4
Riggs Realty 3"s (long) 102H lttjlb
Rlggs Realty 5'b (short) 100 102S
PUBLIC UTILITY STOCKS.
Captltal Traction- 125 IWi
Wash. Ry. & Elec com 86 RS
Wash.. Ry. & Eltc. pfd 90 S0K
N. & W. Steamboat 205 3M
Washington Gas SS SjX
American Tel. & Telca. 131H ...
Amer. Tel. & Tel. Rts i
1 TTPE MACHINE STOCKS.
Mergenthaler Linotype 21S 119
Lanston Monotype 87iS SJ
Greene Cananea R4
NATIONAL BANK STOCKS.
American Nat. Bank 170 175
Capital Nat. Bank SJ
Columbia Nat. Bank S50 13
Commercial Nat. Bank Ml SO
District National Bank 147 160
Lincoln Nat. Bank 1J -
Metropolitan National Bank.. 08 35
RlSgs Nat Bank BS0 COO
) o .... Vo, nonlr 152 ...
Nat. B,ank of Wash 245
TRUST COMPANx STOCKS.
Amer. Sec & Trust 310 ...
National Saw & Trust .27 275
Un'.on Trust v&h zf'"
Washington Loan &. Trust.... 235 250
United States Trust 140 145
5A INGS BANK. STOCKS.
Citizens Sav. Bank 1
Home Savings 5
Union Savings , 246 ...
Bank of Cum. & Bar 12J4 JJ
East Wash. Sav. Bank 15 17
FIRE INSURANCn STOCKS.
Arlington Fire Insurance ... IS 21
Corcoran Fire Insurance SO .
Firemen's Fire Insurance 20 -22
Franklin Fire Insurance 30
Ger. Amer. Fire Ins..., 255 ...
Nat. Union Fire Ins 6Ai ...
Potomac Fire Insurance 30 ...
TITLE 1N3UK NCE STOCKS.
Columbia Title Insurance .... 6
Real Estate Title Ini 95 ...
Chapln Sacks ................... ISO BO
D. C. Paper Mfg. Co 134
Grapho Com 40
Grapho Prefd 7 ...
Merch. Trans. & Stor 105 120
Security Storage 210 ...
Washington Market 17 ...
Sales Today on the
Washington Railway and Electric 4's,
p1tomac Consolidated 5's. JLO0OS102.
J1.000102. M ., .
Washington Railway and Electric pre
Lanston. 3S8. ......
Farmers and Mechanics' National
After call Washington Railway and
Electric 4's. J1.000384H-
Washington Railway and Electric pf..
: New York Curb Market.
FcrnlthcS to The Washington Time, by
Harrlnian Co.. New York: O. D- Chlprau
managtr local branch. Colorado Building
Anglo Am. Oil 19U 1S
Atlanta Goldfleld 16 17
Bay State Gas H
Braden Copper 9 ri
British Col. Copper 4Vi 44
International Rubber 8 10
Chicago Btibway 3 7
Cobalt Lake 47 49
Glroux Mining 3ft 3,
Greene-Cananea 8V4 8
Kerr Lake 2.i ,2U
La Rose Con 3 3V
Manhattan Transit 1? li
McKInley-Darragh 2 2K
Nlplsrlng Mines fe 9
Ohio Copper Ti
Porcupine Gold : 16 21
Standard OH N. X 430 433
Tonopah Belmont 7 8
Tonopah Mng. of Nevada 5 6
Trl Bullion rV i"
United Cigar Stores '07V4 lOSVi
United Cigar Stores pfd 118 119
Yukon Gold 3 3
Hold Annual Banquet
The engineering Btudents of the
George Washington University turned
out In numbers last night at the an
nual banquet held under the auspices of
the Engineering Society. Henry H.
Addresses were made by Deans
Ilodglns and Munroc and members
of the faculty, and a number of the
I members ietponded. Music was fur
nished by a string orncestra and tne
occasion was enlivened by a number of
Acidental Death Is
Verdict of Coroner's Jury
Accidental death was the verdict of
the coroner's Jury at the Inquest yester
day over the body of William Trlplctt,
freight conductor on the Baltimore and
Ohio railroad, who was killed by a fall
from a coal car at Brookland.
Back to Jersey Cow.
HAYONNE. N. J.. Feb. G.-The New
Jersey cow was vindicated whrn the
Kdible Oil Products Compuny, a con
cern for making butter from oil, was
forced to close down.
Merchants and Miners Trans. Co.
Eleten-day trip, personally conducted to
Savannah. Jacksonville, and St. Augustine.
Including transportation, meals and state
room accommodations on steamer, hotel ac
commodations, drives, etc. Leave Baltimore
on steamer salllnc Monday. February 17th.
Itinerary, reservation., and tickets., etc. ad
W. P. lURNtR, P. T. M. BALTIMOfU:, MD.-
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YORK PINANCIAL NEWS
New York Market.
By Tlmta' Direct Wlro.1
High. Low. p.m. Ctom.
KmaX Copper 72H 71 72HI 73
Am. Beet Sug. com.... 37H 37t 37H I
merican Can S9T4 :8V4 39H I 40
Vmerican Can pfd... 126 124 126 I I26H
Amer. C. & F. pfd.... J18 116 116 1 116
American Cotton Oil. MH 51K 51 HI UK
Amer.Ice Secur 23Vi 23 23 I 23
Amer. Smelting 72H 7! 72WI 73H
Am. 8melt. pfd 106H 106H 106HI
Am. Tel. Tel 131H I31i 131K 1 131H
Am. Tob 284'i 20W 2SZ I282V4
Am. Tob. pfd.. new.,10JVi 105 I03V4 1
Anacond. 37 37 S7' 37
Atchiror 103 I03H 103V 1 103
Am. Writ Pa., pfd. 31 31 31 I 31
At. CSV Line 130 t29 129 i
B. 0 102vt 102 103 1102
Beth. Steel 33 3 38 I
nr'kl'n Rpd Trnst.. pov4 ro MV4I 90
Cal. Petrol 56H 55 .'6 I J5H
Cat. Petrol pfd 84 S4H 84 84
"an Pncitle 238 :30U 137 I 3SH
Central Leather 30H H 30 I 29
Chlno Con. Cop.... 42 41 41V4 42
Chi.. M. A St P 114 113 113 1 113
Ches. A Ohio 77 77 77! 78
Col. Fuel & Iron.... 3S 3) 33 I 3S
Consolidated Gas.. ..137 137 137 1137
Corn Products 15 14 15 I 14
Distillers' Securities 10 16 19 I 18
Erie 31 31 31 I HIM.
Erie lit pfd 48 48H 46 I 48
General Electrics.... H2S 142 142 143
Qoldfield Cons 2 2 2 I 2
Great Northern pfd 123 123 123 1 128
Interboro Met 18 U 18 l 19
Interboro Met. pfd.. 62 62 62 I 63
International Ha.-vem m m i i2
Kansas at? & Sout) 26 26 26 I
Lehigh Valley. 161 161 161 ) 161
Loose-Wlles.com 33 39 39 I 39
Mex.Petrol 77 75 76 75
Missouri Pacific 41 41 41 i 41
M.. St P. S. S. M...140VI 140 140 140
Nat Lead 52 52 52 12
Kev. Con.Copper. 18 18 18 I 18
N. T O. & W. 31 31 31 I 31
Norfolk & Weat 109 109 109 1 109
Northern Pacific 119 118 119 1 119
Penns. R. B. 120 118 no 1 121
Pres. S. Car, com.... 33 33 33 I
Ry. St Spgs., com... 31 31 31HI
Ray ConioL Copper.. 19 16 18 I 19
.Hep. Iron & Steel 27 27 27 I 27
Readln 165 164 165 1 185
Rock Island 24 H 24 24
Rock Island pf... 43 43 43 I 43
South. Pacific 105 105 105 1 105
South. Railway 27 27 27 I H
Tennessee Copper.... 33 23 33 I 84
Union Pacific 160 159 l5- 1 160
V. B. Realty Imp. 73 73 73 I
U. S Rubber, com 66 C3 65 I 66
U. B. Steel 64 iS3 64 I 64
V. a Steel pf. 10S 108 10 1 109
Utah Copper 64 52 53 l 54
Western Maryland.. 45 44 44 I 44
West Union Tel.... 72 72 72 I T5
Wisconsin Central... 60 50 60 I
Woolworth 104 103 104 1 104
Atch. Convert 4'... 102 102 102 102
S. tk O. Gen. t'm 7 P7 P7 I 97
B. R. T. Con. 4's P0 S9 89 I 60
CB-4 Q. olnt 4'J... 15 tt r5HI 96
C.R.L Pac 4s.... 15 65 65 65
int Metro. 4's SOU 80 80 I 80
U. Pac Con. 4's P8 f6 9u I 06
C. 8. Steel 2d 6's.... 101 101 Kl 1 101
Wholesale Ftoduce Market
Ens-Nearby. Irrah. 21tf23c; Southern. He
Cheese New York. new. 24c lb.: flat. 30c.
Butter Elgin print. 43c lb. J tub. 13c per
lb.; proceaa, Ho lb.'
Lire Poultry Hens, 16e per lb.: roosters. 10
CrlOttc per lb.: turkeys. lS20c per lb.; cblck
ens. large. 30$33c per lb.; medium. WlfJOc
Dressed Po'lltry Turkeys. 23?3Sc per lb.;
hens. 16017c per lb.: duck. 17c per lb.:
chickens. 21c per lb.
Oreen fruits California oranges. $2.3033.10
per box; lemons. $6.00 ptr box: plneappks, per
crate. 13.1061.30; Florida grapefruit. $1.20 per
box: tangerines, tz.00tt2.4v per box: apples.
tl.40S3.00 per bbl.
Meal.. Dressed IJchtweifht Dork. 10c
, per lb.: heavier. 10c
I Vegetables Potatoes, SScptr bu.; celery. 35c
I per dozen: yams. tl.0uQl.33 per bbl.: onions.
' 60c per crate) cabbage, 96c per 100 lbs.:
lettuce. iOcttU.00 per basket: beets. tl.3
i.W PCI AW MIM.VMV-, OT4W.t. MP. WW... -v..,.
potatoes, tl.45 per bbl.; lima beans. 15c per
qt.: cranberries, ISc: cauliflower, Sl.wfi3.10
Entries for Tomorrow
On Charleston Track
First race Purse, $300; two-year-olds;
selling; five-sixteenths of a mile. Mlss
uayle luz; Ida i.ook, iuu; Miia iesua,
106; Madge's Sister. 107: Bulgarian. 106;
Red Rajah. 109; Salon, 110; Gordon. 11.
Second race Purse, $300; three-year-olds
and up: selling; five nnd one-half
furlongs. 'Chilton Squaw, 102; Messup
Burn. 104: Sidon. 10S; Cheer Up. 108;
Strike Out, 103; Bertls, 112; Naughty
Third race Purse. $200; four-year-olds
and up; selling; six furlongs. Edlth
Inez. 93; 'Swarts Hill. 39. Abrasion. 101;
Bat Mastcrson, 106; Frog, 106; Premier.
106; Veneta Strome. 106; Sylvestrls, 111;
Lord Wells, 116.
Fourth race Purse, $400; three-year-olds
and up; conditions; six furlongs.
Early Light, 92; Mack B. Eubanks, 102;
Samuel R. Meyer, 102; Colonel Ash
meadc. 105; Amoret, 103; Cherryola, 106;
Fifth race Purse, $300; three-year-olds
and up: selling; five and one-b
furlongs. Kelly. 92: "Wild Weed. 93;
Ben Prior. 104; 'Tiny Tim. 101; Imiplred.
inr. Th.ilc Iff?; .Otilnnv Bnllp. 107: Ruls.
sea'u, 103; Maurice Reed, 114. t
Sixth race Purse, $300: three-year-olds
and up, selling; one mile. R. H. Gray.
92; Commoners Touch, 96; Rey. 9S;
Tinr-ii Ti.-iv. 107: Wander. 107: Lord Elam.
107: Colonel Cook, 110.
Apprentice allowance of nve pounds
Weather fine, track slow.
Lecture on Greece.
Professor W. 13. Howell, who spent
some years as a missionary in Greece,
will give an Illustrated lecture at the
Washington Foreign Mission Sem
inary, at Takoma Park. Saturday
evening, at 8 p. m., on "Ancient and
Old Point Comfort
Tickets Including Stateroom and
af. to Mon S7.3A
Frl. to Moo. or Sat. to Turn. 1U0
Prf. to Tnrs. or Sat. to Weil. 13.50
KV YOI1K and noSTDX 11V SKI
City Ticket Office. 731 13th at.
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HP FEW ADVANCE
Dullness and Heaviness Order of
the Day Union Weak, While
Southern Pacific Holds.
NEW YORK, Feb. 5. The irregularity
of the New York stock list yesterday
save way to a decided downward trend
today. Union went off a 'whole point
on the report that It would sell its
Southern Pacific stock for cash to buy
Central Pacific. Southern Pacific gained
a point It is explained, however, that
although Southern Pacific would gain a
great amount of cash by the deal, the
road would lose one of its strongest
sections. Tne tiulzer bills provisions
for the regulation of the New York
Stock Exchange became public soon
after noon. The question of incorpora
tion Is left open. Copper stocks were
especially heavy, all going down over a
point AmeVlcan Tobacco lost 2M points
and other tobacco stocks declined, with
the exception of Liggett & Myers. Corn
Products common made a fractional
advance, while the preferred lost 2
Standard OH stocks were a feature
attain. Standard toil of Kentucky sold
at 600. a rise of 65 points over nlghC-
xne stanaara un company or cauror
nia declared a dividend of S2.50 a share,
payable Murch 15. to stockholders' of
record February 20. This Is the same
as the previous dividend paid Decem
The" American Tobacco Company de
clared a quarterly dividend of 5 per
cent and an extra dividend of 15 per
cent, on the common. The quarterly
ivldend places the stock on a 20 per
cent per annum basis, an increase of
2Vj per cent quarterly.
The regular dividend on American
Smeitinir was declared.
The Subtreaaury gained $459,000 from
the banks yesterday and since Friday
has gained $4,750,000.
St. Joe and Urbanay Ohio, Both
Decline to Grant Places of
Honor to Relics.
The bathtubs of the battleship .Maine
are not .precisely at a. premium. St..
Joseph, Mo., according1 to reports re
ceived at the Navy Department today,
does not want the. tub- Nor does Ur
bana, Ohio. The Urbane tub now re
poses In a hen house. It ,-wIll be sent to
Findlay, Ohio, which U regarded as a,
better asylum for dependent and unpro
The situation has been complicated
by a multiplication of bathing vessels.
When one was' sent to TJrbana it ap
peared that the Navy Department had
only one memento of this character.
But there is now another tub, an offi
cers' tub, to be disposed 'of. 'It is the
latter that St. Joseph has turned down
so coldly, the city council refusing to
appropriate the money wherewith to
pay the 'freight.
So far Findlay, Ohio, has not refused
this emblem of cleanliness. The Navy
Department Is frankly hoping that It
will keep It. To have one circulating
hathtnh nn Ita hands la sufficient Errfaf
I without adding to it a second Itinerant
' thing of Iron and porcelain wherein to
lave the dust from onescir.
If Findlay, Ohio, stays put there will
be hope of disposing of the second
tub. Of course, the one sent to TJrbana,
now housed In the pleblan hen-coop,
was the official property of Captain
SIgsbee. The other, the one on which
St. Joseph has opened the cold faucet,
was a mere officers bath.
Bathtub troubles mav multiply, as
the one now In the White House. In
stalled four years 'ago, ht several sizes
larger than that required for persons of
ordinary physique, nnd may daunt, with
Its broad expanse and generous depth,
even the courage of a Princeton presi
dent. It has not been determined that
this tub will be removed, however.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
AMERICA'S FAMOUS ALL-TEAR RESORT.
For T! Kerieatlnn. or Pleasure.
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
Joalak Wfcltr A Sou. Comsaoy.
Wood's Commercial School
311 EAST CAPITOL STUEKT
School of GrrEK Shorthand and Touch
School of Bookkeeping School ot Civil
School of. Enellsh Branches
Twenty-seventh ear. Free Catalogue
Telephone Lincoln 3S
COirilT h WOOir, LL.IL, Principal
Superior native teachers
Trial lesson free.
The Best Method.
Day & Eenlnic Sessions
At School or Hesldence.
Classes and I'rlvute.
lit Hth ST. NV W. Pl'ONE MAIN MIL
Branches In over 300 leadlnc rltlea In Amer
lea, Europe and Africa. I'uplls travcllnc may
transfer the alu or their Iratuns from on
city to unothrr without additional cost.
NEW CLASSES CONSTANTLY FORMING.
Htm NVm York Avrnne
Pitman A CreKe Stenography by origi
nal methods. Morse & W'lrelos. Teleg
raphy. "lvll Kcrlce cuurse- under a for
mer Civil Service Examiner Typewrit
ing. English. Bookkeeping. Business
Mrs. Emily Freeh Barnes
U3 r.!cvcr.th St. N 12. Ph. Line. Hit.
, 'V-y '&r$l , V
Pensioners in Police and Fire
Departments to Receive Only
Portion of Their Money.
Delay on the part of Congress In act
ing on tha bill providing for a police
and firemen's relief fund again has re
sulted In a deficiency In the fund.
The District's servltore who are In
capacitated by reason of illness or
Injury received In the line of duty, and
the; wldowc and orphans of the men
who have" met death while In the
service, will receive Friday for the
month of January.-63 per cent of the
amount due them by the District gov
ernment. The sum owed pensioners
of the Police Department Is 17,611. They
will receive K03J.S3. The pension rolls
of the Fire Department call for a dis
bursement of $3,744.60. The pensioners
will be paid f2.000.4S..
Again, and again the Commissioner
have asxed the attention of Congress to
tho necessity, for legislation placing the
police and firemen's pension fund upon
a, fixed and permanent financial basis.
In addition to 'the amount owed them
for the month of January, the "District
is Indebted to its pensioners in. the sum
Efforts In Vain.
The efforts of the Commissioners, aid
ed by the Board of Trade and other
civic organisations have been without
avail "and the District finds itself in a
situation "exactly similar to the one two
During tho last fiscal year,, from the
months of January' to May, there was
a deficiency in the payment of police
and firemen's pensions amounting to
$19,436.07. During the fiscal year 1911.
there occurred also a deficiency amount
ing to 115,666.30. It U the opinion of
Alonzo Tweedale, Auditor of the Dis
trict, that unless remedial legislation
la enacted, the, deficiency for this yar
will be greater than tha; of last. ,
'There la" no prospect "Whatever of
the payment of this, deficiency In the
absence ot an appropriation by Con
gress ot atatutory' provision authorlx
Ing her sources of income," said the
Auditor. "It Is a matter of knowledge
tn thla offlcfl that there are a number
of pensioners," including women and
children "Who are entirely, aepenaeni
upon payments made them by the Dis
trict, government, for their support and
a very great hardship is imposed each
month the District falls to discharge its
"Earnest efforts, have been, made to
obtain the enactment of the bill now
.before Congress providing new sources
of revenue for the- payment of- the pen
sions. "The addlt'onal funds carried by the
bill would place the fund upon a stable
basis for years to come."
Capital t ...,,.....$I,0M,8M
Sarned Burplua 1,000,060
Deposits Over. ...r;.. i... r. ..,.. 7.000, COO
if the conditions for growth
We offer the small depos
itor every-incentive to increase
his capital. May we not assist
SAMK RATE of Interest paid, oa
both large and small, mccoanta.
and Trust Company
Corner 15th and N. Y. Ave.
915 V BT. N. W.
Co-operative Building Association.
A Saving Plaa Tkat Always
Yields Excellent Results.
While the opportunity Is ilpe while you
have a steady Income the systematic saving
plan of the Equitable should be adopted.
It will lead to great accomplishments.
Shares can be taken at any time
in the 64th issue.
Shares, $2.50 Each.
John Joy Edson, President.
Ellis Spear. Vice Pr-sldent.
Perry B. Turpln. Ind Vice President.
Frank P. Reestde. Secretary.
i W.B. fifths & Co.
f w Tcrtc Stock ExeaasM.
Vt.iabera'S Washington Stock Exehaaga,
ivmcaco Ultra oi ,iTa.
sought and sold on aata
ravorabla tsrma aa we offer
tar trading In N.w Tor
tocka and bond.
The Safest Investments
Are tlio.o that do not Huctuato during ill.
turbed conditions of the aoney or stock mar
kets. First deed of trull notes (rlrst mort
gages), well secured on real estate In tha
District of Columbia, constitute "gilt-edge"
Investments. They do not depend upon tn.
financial re.ponslbtllty ot Individuals or cor
porations for their stability, and ara exempt
from taxation aa personal property. We can
supply suoh Ine.tment. in amounts from
tlM upward. Send for booklet. Concerning
Loans and Investments."
SWARTZELL, RHEEM &
OT UTII STREET N. W.
ON RELIEF MEASURE
NAME FULL TICKET
Party in Prince George County,
Md., to Fight for Places at
Election This Fail.
The Progressives of Prince George
county, Maryland are planning to place
a full'Htate and county ticket lit the
field the coming" falL A state senator,
four members of the house of dele
gates, a sheriff, register of wills, and a,
county commissioner,' are to be elected.
In addltton. the senatorial primaries to
select the successors ot Senator Jackt
son, who was appointed to serve fhe
late Senator Rayner's unexpired term
until January, 1914. and of Senator John
WAIter Smith, will be held.
Harry "Hughes, of Vansvllle, who was
defeated for the House of Representa
tives two years agp-.by seventeen -votes
on the "Republican ticket, is a probable
candidate for State senator on the
Progressive ticket. Jcnn M. Wilson, of
Millwood, Is a candidate for sheriff,
and Andrew A. Dennlson, of Sent
Pleasant, Is out- for" the nomination for
register of wills.
Teach Dancing In Church.
NEW YORK, Feb. 6. Classes in eu
genics, dancing, billiards, pool, and
bowling' have been Introduced among
the parishioners of Ftatbush Congre
gational Church by the pastor, Rev.
Lewis T. Reed, the pastor.
Phone Main-? 5269
JAJTDARY CIRCTJLATTOX. .
Total groas. Jan 1S11 .LE.n4
Average gross. Jan.. 1S11 ii.iti
Total set. Jan.. ISU J.0E,M1
Average.net. Jan, 1S13 38.01
Total gross, Jan., 1913 17tC7
Average gross. Jan.. Ull 43. OH
Total net. Jan. .1S1J U0.3S&
Average net. Jan, 1SU ,. 37.aN
I solemnly swear thai the accompanying;
statement represents the circulation of The
Washington Timer aa detailed, and that the
net figures represent, all returns eliminated,
the number of copies of The Time which are
sold, delivered, furnished, or mailed to boss
Ode purchasers or subscribers.
E C ROGERS.
District of Columbia, aa:
Subscribed and sworn to before ma this
1st day ot February; A. D. U13. i
THOMAS a WILLIS,
(Seal) Notary Public
Where Ads Are
Taken At Office
Asqulth'a Pharmacy. 1313 Hth at.
Astoria Pharmacy. 3rd & O ata,
Bachrach Pharmacy, tth . Eya 8ta
Belter's Pharmacy. 6th & O ti
Bronaugh'a Pharmacy, Tth ft P ata.
Carpenter A Dunlap, Hth & Glrard ata.
Christian! Pharmacy, Tth at ata.
Concord Pharmacy.-1111 N. H. ava.
Day A Co.. tth Q sta.
Day's Pharmacy, 11th at Park road.
Duftey". Pharmacy. 3th and N ata,
Dcaey'a Pharmacy. 3Snd & Pa. av.
Emerald Pharmacy, 4th & Mas. Are.
aeldanberga Depu Store, Tth K eta,
Harvard Pharmacy. 11th A Harvard sta,
Henry Pharmacy. 32nd V.N sta,
Hlnea Pharmacy, New Jersey ava. Q at.
Howard Pharmacy. 14th W ata.
Uutton t Hilton, find a. L sta.
aUnn. 8, Sana Co.. Dept Store. SU s.
& Pa. ave.
Koas Pharmacy. Tth st. Pla, ava,
Ualtby's Pharmacy. .1st; Calvert st.
Maitlnglya pharmacy. Hth as L ata,
jlayera Pharmacy. Via. ave. & tth st,
Nichols 1'harmacr. 13h A Pa. ava.
O'Donnell's Pharmacy, tth A P ata.
fatties I'oarmacy. ueorgia ava.
Ptarsun'a Pharmacy. Hth & Via. ava,
Rett's Pharmacy. Tth & E ata.
Rhode Island Pbaruaury. UUR.L ava,
Robey's Pharmacy. North Cape ft H ata
Simpson's Pharmacy. Tth & H sta.
Taylor Lamb: r,orth Capt. Jc K. L ara,
limes Sub Station. 4IH H. st.
line Sub Station. 1103 T sc
Van Sant Pharmacy. Mix & P ata.
Veltch's Pharmacy, roth & li sta,
Wagner'a Pbarmay, 1st A H ata,
Unlun Siatlun (Chrlstlanl Phar.i
IJlumei'a Pharmacy, .-v. Cap. R ata
Butler. th au & Stanton place.
George J. Getter, tth A L ita.
Laddon'a Pharmacy, 1W0 Fla. ava.
Taylor A Lamb. Uth and E. Cap. ata,
Model Pharmacy, 6th H sta,
UcCbesney & Joachim. 2nd A E st.
New York A'tnu Pharmacy. N. T. ava, V
N. Cap. st
Powell. A. E, 4th A E. Cap.
Tyree's Pnarmacy. 15th H sta,
Tlmea Sub SUtlon. Ill Hit.
Arth A Co.. OS Pa. nv.
Berkley. t 1st st.
Burrows Pharmacy. Uth & Pa. ava,
Emrlcb. Uth A Pa. ave.
Falconer. JH3 Uth st.
Hawkins, 4th st. A Va. ave.
Lincoln Park Pharmacy. Uth A E. Can,
Ney A Co, Pa. ava. & tth at.
O'DonnelU 3d at A Pa. ave.
Pltzer. tth A E. Cap.
Roach Drut Co, Sth and Q sta.
Weller. Sth A Ey sts.
Times Sub Station. Sth A K sta,
Tlmea Sub Station, ltl B st.
Elsenbelsa Pharmacy. Tth & B sts,
Puller, W. C 401 1st St.
Harna. 3rd F sta.
Lynham'a Phurmacy. 1H3 4tt St.
Tlmea Sub Sutlon. 41t 4H at.
Kceitcr. H. B, 33d A H sts.
Tiroes Substation. ."03 U st.
Welier's Pharmacy, 3i34 31 at.
Linton A Nelson, Brookland. D. C.
Rcry's Pharmacy. Ntchola ave. A W st,
times Sub Station, 30T NlchoU are,
Gonntman. T. A, Chevy Chase.
3. R. ratan. Prhtca A Royal sts. i
walaaOasirrsaUlraalcalrss litis ssaM
H4.Uaau.aa4 saalataatawawaaa Part M
iliasalsMs-iaiijsii. sm aad Msata-- sW
sasaV" SaatstarxgXtnaamtBcnr. W
THOS. L.tOWaPMt BOK.--AwU.HertV
TRCSTXB3 8ALK-OF TRAMS !?WSLLnis
NO; HI OKHOON AVBNUE- NORTH?
By- virtue, of a crtaia deed' ot truat. didr'
recorded In Liber ?W at fKo UBt see: m
ot tha Land Record far the Dtatriet ot' Co
lumbia and at tha reqocat' of t!M-arty se
cured thereby tb undersigned traatee. wfft
ell. at public auetloa hi front ef tha prw
lsca on Saturday, tha-Kth day ofreeruary.
1912. at Four o'clock P. 1C. the toHewIaar
described land and premises sttuata la tho
District or Colombia known as Let lettered
"R" la K. Xscroder-a SubdlvMaa of Leu
10 11 In Square Mf as tse same l re.
corded In Book C-. H. B.. Pac 7. In tha of
fice of the Surveyor of the District of Co
lumbia. Terms: One-third cut. balance In one aad
two years, secured by a deed, of trust on tha
property sold or all cash at 'purchasers op
tion. SIM deposit required at time of sale
Sale to be closed within fifteen days or de
posit forfeited. Conveyancing, ate., at par-
chaser's coat. .
ROBERT H. TBRRELL,
ADAM A. WESCIILRR, Auctioneer.
VALUABLE BAR FIXTURES, WALL MIR
RORS. WALL CASES. CHAIRS. TABLS8.
ETC., CONTAINED IN IB- PA. AVE. XTW.
BT AUCTION IN DETAIL.
On Thursday. February t, IHt. eommenc
lng at 10-J0 o'clock; A. M.;.I win sell by
nubile auction In detail within tbe- abora
premises handsome oak barftxtur. wiH mir
rors, wan caaea. cigar case. iron irxmea caatrs
and Ubleav. mission tableav cucptden, Maul
eum. glassware, hot water era, iMaWg
chairs, etc.. etc- Terras casfew. ADAM X.
WE8CHLEB. Auctioneer. , " 1
SALE OF TTPEWRITINQ XACHXXZS-TO-ar
Dept.. Washington, u. e.. Jan. a, au.
Sealed proposal. Is duplicate, will be re
ceived here- until S n. m.. Feb. I. 1311. far
purchase of JS typewriting machines, siadr
or as a wnoie. cussming oi sieeBisjgteaa,
Smith Premier. Underwoods, and Hammond.
Can be examined at Supply DIVA ITZt New
Tork Ave. N. W., where proposals feraaaw
may also be had. L R. THORP, Chief of
Supply DIv. 1
LOST AND FOUND
LOST Large grey Tut- neckpiece from Jta
asd Q st. 'to 1st and Rhode Island ate,
N. W. or vicinity. Liberal reward if it.
turned to ISS E st. N. W. , V
LOST Neckpiece, raccoon, on Conn, ave.- bet.
R and Eye at. Reward, the Da Pont. X.WsF
LOST ecarf J)In, between th .and O asd
10th and F. Reward for return to S97 (th
N. W- 1-
LOST Black and tan male dog; green bUn-'i
ket: license Tfo. HJB. S reward ,ffer xtttaa '
to 18 "H at. y; w. '.
LOST Doy, yellow and white, bob tall; name
and addreca of- owner on coBar; reward.
DnRacterbergstUC Oakwood terrace. CoLasst
LOST Watch, os ,13th and D at- cars or west,
side of th at. to the Academy Theater.
Reward; BO F it. E. r
LOST Dog. .white, brown spots; n.m ML
Tag number W. Reward TIX M K W." 1
LOST Eyeglasses, short chain and ear hook.
Eta case. Reward. C. . BKIQHT. MS'
D K. w.
LOST Saturday, small gold, tratah aad rla.
engraved Inside case. "E. A, H. to D; L."
E." Return 2GS Uth, at. Reward, paea
Col. Mi. ' I
FOUND One-naif, eyeglaaa, X book. I sate,
rubbers, 4 pair gloves. ? b-ttles. 1 seek;
chain, several odd glovea.il velL. 1 ctae." 7
umbrella. 1 pin. 1 muff., 3 package. 1 dgar.
case. 4 coat. I value. 1 purse. S salt caaea.
WASHINGTON TERiONAL. UNION STATION.
LOST Small chinchilla for neckpiece, fates
Columbia xnearer to o at. or vicinity. Re
ward if returned to Apt. HE, Westmoreland,
M ISS f!ATN' MANICURINO AND '
0a-li3O ulx scalp treatmknx.
ng 7ta st. k. w ac l ya. nata-rasy
CYR.A TtTrR,,T.rijlaZMtie Maaaas. Taec
AND ASSISTANT. TS H St. it, 3d Be.
Treatment. 339.N. T. av,3d Seer. Bra, t.rai
Bra IP TrealaMBt
MS 13th St. X. W.
atlSer JAstrtRON. jtaalesr. face naaacaa.
and acalp treatment. I3M GitH. W, znd
floor front. Hours from it a. en- tor p. ax.
ONE OF the beat known, violin aehoeta la
city, "to discover talented pupil for aehoear
ahlpa make reduced rata of 35" for .esttra
term (can be paid 59. per leasoa). Vleftsa
and music furnished, free. Box 7. Tlsus ofSee.
oaperhanser, plsstcrer: a ants
a papered. 3t: painting. 3J:
CM& "M.; city or country. 8.
Bhes Main SH&'M.: cltr
OOL'.BLATT. 3SI H at. B. W.
Hale and Female.
WANTED Stenographers and bookkeepers
are In great demand. The best place t
'sStAYER'S BUSINESS COLLEGE,"
STH AND T" STS.
POSITIONS FOR GRADUATES.
Phone, write, or-call for catalogue.
. ' T
APPRENTICES to learn French dresscutuaiv
dreasmaklng. designing, and millinery: good
position furnished after' learning. New
York Millinery Academy. 1113 O at. 1
CHAMBERMAID, also waitress; good wage
each; white preferred.
1011 New Tork Ave.
COLLAR STARCHER Experienced. WEST
END LAUNDRT. ITS Pa. ave.
DRESSMAKER'3 HELPER White. Apply
1733 New Jersey ave. N. W. - ..
GIRL-Whlte.' not under It, as waitress la,
lunch room. 131 E at, N. E. ..
OtRL for general housework. Apply 167 L
GIRL from 13 to 14 for L h. work. 13
Uth st.'N. W.
GIRL for general housework and cook 'la
apartment; German preferred. 311 Hth nw.
GIRL to cook and do housework, for small
ramiiy; gooa wages; no waahlng or ironing:
references required: stay niahts. Ant. 33.
The Octavta. .
MANGLE FEEDERS Experienced and catch
ers, ail Kin St.. ILJ.TB LAU.MJKS.
MARKERS and aaaorters. 317 Hth St. N.
PANTRT GIRLS Five, at once. BURGESS
HOTEL AGENCY. 503 10th St. N. W.
m misses', corton under wear,
hosiery and lace departments.
AtjdIv tn Simf 1s.t floor.
Palais Royal, (j and 11th sts.
SALESLADIES Thoroughly experienced far
gowns and suits. AdcIt BOX S. Time
SKIRT HANDS Experienced. 1407 L street
STORE ROOM GIRL at once. BURGESS
HOTEL AOENCT. 803 10th St. N. W. .
TYPEWRITER for general office work: also
necretary and girl for alphabetical filing
Apply 11 a. m. or 7 p. m. 132 Rhode Island
ave. N. W.
TAILORESS Experienced. 311 F-et. ncrlh
WAIST HANDS Experienced. Apply BODE.
iat Ccnn. ave. N. W. 1 .
WAITRESSES White, at once. HO tth sL
N. W. 1
WAITRESS-Experlenced; 37 week. TOLEDO
CAFE. CO Pa. ave. N. W.
WANTED Female help of all kinds at once.
WATSON'S EMPLOYMENT AGENCY. S4
F st. N. W.
WHITE GIRL wanted. 60S and SM 14th st.
WHITE NURSE-Good reliable for baby S
liS0NU,Tave.C11 " nCe" T01 5vna wdf-
WOMAN Colored, to clnan and do hind
washing. WEST END LAUNDRY, 1733
Pa. ave. ..
WOMAN Middle-aged white, general house
work for elderly couple; atay nlahu; per
manent; wages moderate. 2107 H au N. W.