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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, FKIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1913.
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AFTER HARD FIGHT
TO OBTAIN LIBERTY
Raymond Jordan Placed on Pro
bation by Justice Who Sen
tenced Him.
RABIES FATAL TO
ALEXANDRIA BOY
Raymond Struder, Eight Years Old, Dies After Suffering In
tensely for Several Days, as Result of Bite From
Mad Dog Last December.
Raymond Jordan, colored, convicted in
1911 of shooting a Kenllnorth grocer
named Wilson in an alleged attempt to j
rob the store, and sentenced Uccember S,
1911, to serve ten years in the peniten
tiary, today was placed on probation by
Justtoe Anderson, who imposed the sen
tence A vigorous fight has been waged by
fritnds of Jordan to keep him from go
ing to the penitentiary, it having been
urged that his co'micilon was a mis
carriage of justice- At the trial Jordan
attempted to prove an alibi, but it was
not belie e by the jury.
Wilson poiiUvely identified Jordan as
his assailant He said Jordan came
along after he had closed the store for
-the night and wanted him to open the
place again so he could purchase a loaf
of bread. He told the Jury that as soon
as Jordan got inside lie began to shoot,
'hitting him three times in the back and
once in the mouth,
following the conviction of Jordan,
the case was carried to the Court of
Appeals and his since been on appeal.
former United States Attorney D. W.
Baker, and others. Including members of
ihe South Kenllworth and Hampton
Park Citizens' Association, Interested
themsehes In the case. Jbrdan has al
kj written several letters to, Justice An
derson pleading for clemency.
Japanese Envoy Here
Suggested for Cabinet
TOKTO. Feb. H. Viscount SutemI
Chinda.t Japanese .ambassador at Wash
ington today, was 'recommended for the
portfolio of foreign minister, lit the new
cabinet -now being formed-'by Premier
Yamamato.tuho; succeeded Prince'Taro
Katsura, resigned.- .
The arrival in 3Toyko of Dr.. Sun Yat
Sen. the man who nfedc the China re-
Subllc, coming on the iteels of the anti
ureaucratlc riots, caused a deal of
speculation.
Wonder was expressed as to whether
Dr. Sun was ambitious to spread anion;
the disaffected Japanese the doctrines
that overthrew the powerful Manchus
In his own country, 'and the conserva
tive press devoted much space to the
arrival of the distinguished Chinese.
In official circles it was stated that
Dr. Sun came to Tokyo on a diplomatic
mlstlon.
Only One "BROMO QVIltfttC
That It -LAXATIVE BROMO QUINHXE. Look
r the signature of E. TV. GROVE. Cure a.
CSld In One Bar. Cures Grip In two days. 3c.
WASHINGTON TIMES BUREAU.
ALEXANDRIA, VA . FEB. 14.
After suffering ngonles for several
days, RajnioiidStruder, the eight-year-old
son of Mr. and Mr". Daniel Struder,
of 231 South Peyton street, died at the
Alexandria Hospital at 4:13 this morn
ing of hjdrophobla.
Young Struder was bitten bv a bull
dog, said to have been owned by John
W. Entnistle, a druggist on King street,
December 12. last. A warrant was
sworn out for Mr. Entwistle's arrest
and before he could be brought Into
pourt on the charge of harboring a -cious
dog, he died In his apartments
over his drug store.
The boy was bitten about ,the bodr.
arms and head. He was taken to the
Alexandria Hospital w,hqre.his Injuries
were dretscd and after a week's treat
ment he was permitted to return home.
Wlhtin the last few days signs of rabies
appeared and yesterday afternoon the
lad was again taken to the hospital.
He was visited by a number of physi
cians, but they were Unable to do anj
thing to save his life.
Announcement was made this morn
ing by Gardner U Boothe, counsel for
Julian Y. Williams, a member of coun
cil from the second ward, who was
yesterday tried before a jury on the
charge of having removed from the
city of Alexandria and was therefore
not entitled to a seat in council, that
on nnnpnl would be taken to the Su
preme Court from the verdict of the I
jury, which touna -ur. w nuauia sum)
as charged in the quo warranto proceed
ings instituted bv six members of coun
cil After the jury had returned a verdict
against Mr. Williams yesterday Mr.
Boothe moved that the verdict be set
CORONER'S JURY TO
aside, but the motion was overruled by
Judge Barlej, who granted a stay of
judgment for thlrtv days.
The jury was out only twenty mln-
utes. Their decision was a great sur
pilse to all the parties in the contest,
as it was not thought that It was pos
sible to obtain a jury w hich could agree
on a erdlc because of political differ
ences in Alexandria.
HEAR OF CHILDREN'S
DEATH IN FLAMES
Tots Cremated in Beds While
Their Mother Lay Asleep in
Same Room.
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BELIEVED
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TO HAVE RESULTED
IN DEATH OF CROSS
At the nje ting of the Grand Lodge of
Masons, which was held in Richmond
this week, Henry .. Field, of this city,
was re-elected grand senior deacon of
the Grand Lodge. OH the Alexandria
members who attended the meeting of
the Grand Lodge hac returned.
The police department has been no
tified that thieves, some time last night,
went Into a wagon at the Old Dominion
mills, two miles west of Alexandria, and
stole between COO and 700 pounds of
meal and flour. A few- nights ago a
large quantity of meat and hams were
stolen from a meat house In the same
vicinity. The people of aFirfax, near
Aiexanana. are becoming alarmed at
the increasing number of robberies In
the neighborhood.
Imperial Representative E. E. Down
ham. accompained by G. Ben Carlln,
William G. LeHew, James M. Duncan,
James E. King, and Harry Hammond,
left today for Richmond to attend the
valentine partv to be given tonight by
Acca Temple, Mbtic Shrine, in honor
of William J. Cunningham, of Balti
more. Imperial potentate of the Uni
ted States.
At the regular communication of
Alexandria-Washington Lodge of Ma
sons, last night, the retiring master.
j Edward H. Kemper, was presented with
class of twenty he had raised during
the past year. The presentation speech
was made by Edward S. Fawcett and
Mr. Kemper responded In an appropriate
manner.
Prominent Persons
Observe Birthdays
Florence Roberts, a popular Western
actress, was born in Xew York city,
February 14. 1871, "and is today cele
brating her forty-second birthday. In
1S90 she w as married to Lewis Morrison,
with whom she starred for more than
ten years In Shakespearean drama and
"Faust." She has played scores of
leading roles throughout the Pacific
coast cities, and in 1910 she was selected
for the all-star casts that produced re
vivals of "Jim the Penman" and "Di
plomacy" In New York city.
Carl Marr, an American painter resi
dent In Germany. Is fifty-five years old
today, and Waldemar Llndgren, chief
geologist of. the 'Geological Survey, Is
celebrating his fifty-third birthday.
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Opfen a Charge Account
Mayers
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Men's $22.50 to $25 ft 4 A 7d
Winter Suits 3 I . J
A large assortment of high-grade suits that sold up to
5XI, including blues, grays, and browns. In fancy catsl-
f meres and worsteds. Two-button and three-button sack
coats, high-cut vests, and stylishly cut trousers.
$1 4.75
Men's Overcoats
Worth Up to $25.00
Stylish long 52 Inch overcoats in browns and grays, fancy
mixtures with convertible collars; some have belted hacks,
and ome are plain backs. There are also some In this lot
with velvet collars. All patterns in broken sizes onlj.
Special for $14.75.
Boys' Suits
Worth Up to $4.50
$1.98
Sizes from 8 to 16 years In stllsh double-breasted suits.
Including browns, grays, and dark blues. The coats are
cut full, and pants largo knickerbocker models with taped
scams. Special for 1.9$.
Your Purchases May Be Charged
You can pay us in small amounts weekly or monthly,
as Is most convenlcnL
Hiyw Ca-409"1K SavwUUSt
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Mississippi Society
Will Hold Reception
The monthlyvmeeting- of the Missis
sippi society will not be held tomorrow
night, but in its place a reception will
be given Thursday evening, March 6,
in honor of the State's new Senator.
James K. Vardaman, and the incoming
State governor, -Early Brewer. The re
ception will be held in Confederate Me
morial Hall.
'Sky-Guns."
. LONDON. Teb. 14. Touring over Eng
land in aeroplanes will be an unpopular
pastime as'a result of an order of the
government establishing "sky guns"
along the coast.
KOCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 14. Justice
Arthur M. Mace, of Rockvllle, acting as
coroner, will conduct an inquest at Ken
sington today over the bodies of Lucy
and John Pratt, colored, aged eighteen
months and four jcars, respectively,
children of Zachariah Pratt, who were
burned to death in their home near Ken
sington late Wednesday night. After
making an investigation yesterday.
Sheriff Howard and Judge Mace sum
moned a Jury to meet today.
While the children were asleep, their
bed caught fire, and when their mother,
who was asleep In the room, awoke the
bed was in flames, and the children ap
parently dead. The mother ran across
the road for assistance, and the neigh
bors who responded succeeded in saving
the building. The mother thinks the
bed caught Are from a stove.
Hilary SImms, colored, who was
brought to his home near Rockvllle Sun
day from Georgetown in a critical con
dition as a result of burns and other
injuries mysteriously received, died yes
terday morning. The attending physi
cian, Dr. George E. Lewis, inclines to
the belief that the man's death was
due to carbolic acid, and that the burns
on his legs were caused by such acid.
It is thought the man may have met
with foul play in Washington, and the
Washington authorities were notified by
State's Attorney Spates.
Detective Vermillion, of Washington,
was In Rockvllle yesterday making an
investigation. He talked with Dr. Lewis
and others and from what he gathered
he thought an autopsy should be held
and ordered Dr. Lewis to perform it to
day. Something happened to SImms in
Georgetown about ten days ago, but just
what it was, or wno. caused it, simms
was unable to tell State's Attorney
Spates and Sheriff Howard, who. went to
see him; immediately upon being noti
fied of' his condition. The iron was
brought to his home on the farm of M.
D. Knight, near Rockvllle, Sunday by a
relative who received- a letter from
Washington informing him of SImm's
condition.
Details of Violent Death of
Machinist Show Peculiar
Circumstances.
Details of the manner In which Harry
H. Cross, a machinist, formerly em
ployed In the" navy yard, was killed
Wednesday night near Martinsburg, W.
Va., were received In Washington to
day. With the back part of his skull crushed
as though by some blunt Instrument,
frozen stiff from lying on the ground
all night, the body- was found yesterday
morning. The Martinsburg authorities
believe the man incurred his injuries In
a fight, as $15 in his pocket was not
disturbed. Jere Nolan, another laborer.
Is held as a witness for the coroner s
Cross left Washington last fall and
went to Martinsburg, where he ob
tained employment as laborer with a
construction gang, working near the
West Virginia city. His widow. Mrs.
Margaret Cross, lives at 327 F street
northeast, while his mother and sister.
Miss Eloys Hall Thompson, daughter
of Mrs. Mary D. Thompson, m. former
resident of Rockvllle, and J. Randall
Connell, an attorney of Idabel. Okla.,
were married recently at Idabel. the
Rev. Dr. Teel, of that place, officiating.
The bride.- whose homo was In Kansas
City, was visiting In Idabel at the
time, and the marriage was a surprise
to her friends. The bride's father, who
died several years ago, was Frederick
A. Thompson, a former resident of
Galthersburg.
GOOD DIGESTION
KEENAPPETITE
Enjoy Whit Yon Eat. Let MI-O-JfA
Stomach Tablets Pnt Your
Stomach 1b Fine Shape.
Think this over: MI-O-NA stomach
(,Hoi nro comDounded from a physl-
uleian's prescription, which is a better
prescription than 90 per cent of the
doctors in America know how to write.
When your stomach rebels, kicks up
i. disturbance and keeps you for hours
in mlserv and even agony, you can t
always leave your work and go to a
physician. r
But you can always have in. your
pocket a box of MI-O-NA Stomach
Tablets with which poo-can. In A tew
moments, quash stomach rebellion:
banish the pain and relieve the entire
body from that miserable feeling that
makes living almost unbearable.
Put one or. two MI-O-NA Tablets, in
to your stomach and they will do ex
actly what nature Intends the healthy
stomach to do; digest your food, stop
fermentation and supply your blood
with the pure, nutritious matter that
is essential to good health.
So long as MI-O-NA Is within reach,
no person, man, woman or child, need
suffer for even ten minutes with sour
nets, gas eructations, that heavy feel
ing, heartburn or water brash.
Money back if MI-O-NA Stomach
Tablets do not end Indigestion or any
stomach trouble, no matter how
chronic.
James O'Donnell guarantees them.
Warm "MOVOJT Savings
On Snappy Gold Weather Shoes
-Mm,
You Must Step-Liye!y;
If You WantTto Share-Them!
For the Sale Is nearing its end and seldom do Money
Saving Chances like these come your way.
Remember that some of the shoes now reduced One
third and as much as One-half will next season cost you
50 cents a pair more than this season's regular prices. So
it's a sale that actually reduces the Cost of living. Better
bring in the entire family tomorrow and take advantage
of Saturday'. "MOVE-ON" Prices.
'SLACK RAVEN''
Men's Winter Shies . jyuud
Up to Saturday night only
we offer all the double sole
Winter "BLACK RAVEN" Shoes
for $2.29.
Any of the season's popular
shapes In Button and Laced
made of the well known
"BLACK HAVEN" Tan and
Black Leathers which; wo-ir
as well as those In many a
good J3.S0 shoe.
$2.65
STORM SHOES,
Men's $3.50 Kinds,
2 styles Tan and Black Storm
Calf double viscollsed soles
buckles and straps at top all
sizes.
Warm Lined
Shoes for Men,
$1.95
JJ.50 grade warm flannel
lined high or low cut leather
foxed shoes for motortnen and
others outdoors in this cold
snap.
'TRI-WEAR"
and Other Mens Staes
$2.95
The assortments of sizes in
some styles included in this big
sale are already broken show
ing that you have no time to
lose if you want 'EM AT $2.95.
The best selling J3.G0 and $ I
styles of the year. In Winter
Weight, Tans and Blacks
but nJt the "staple" shapes
are included in this Worth
Whilf Saving.
"BELLE" Boots
For Women, Saturday
$2.29
Choice or any winter style of
these popular "WASHINGTON
BELLE" Boots $3.50 VALUES!
Smartest Young Women's
Button and Laced Models, in
TAN RUSSIA CALF,
BLACK CALF AND PATENT
COLT
with calf or Mil tops, with
low or nigh heels,
Saturday, $2.29
Saturday Specials
Any of our
Woman's warm
and "COMPV
Slippers SATL'i:
DAY at
$1 and $1 23
felt Juliets
79c
18 styles or Women's $2.50
quality black gun metal calf,
vici kid, mid Patent Leather,
laced or button,
cloth or kid top
Hoots. HATUItDAV
,$1.95
$2.95
Women's Finest
$3.50 to $5 Boots,
One of the most successful
sales because so extremely ad
vantageous to YOU we have
ever held.
Offers GO superb kinds of
the iclebratcd
"VENUS"
And other highest grade $J.5i)
to $5 Boots In any Leather.
Style; Toe. Heel. Sie. or
Wtdth you want.
Saturday, $2.95
Saturday's Big Drop in Young Folks' Winter Shoe Prices
$1.89
For BOYS' AND
GIRLS' J2.50 grade
high cut STORM
KIIOKS practically
weatherproof.
The bos ! In Tan or
Black Storm 'ilf--Ihk
kles ninl straps at
top Slze.s I to 51-.
The girls'- In Bluk
Gun Metal Calf or Pat
ent Colt. Most all
hlzes; II H. to Z.
$1.69
For several attrac
tive btyles of MISSES'
AND CHILD'S good
wearing, well made
Button Boots' good
J2.30 values. In Pat
ent Leather, bln-k gnu
metul Calf or Vici Kid
with patent tip Sizes
to 2. SATl'ItDAY.
$1.09.
$1.39
For 5' styles BOYS',
2 styles MISSES', and
2 styles CHILD'S $1.75
nnd $2 grades good
wearing Gun Metal
Calf, Stout Kid. Put
ton and Laced Shots
Boys' sizes, 1 to SLj.
Girls' sl7en. to 5.
$1.19
For CHILD'S regular
$1.50 quality Gun Metal
Calf or Stout Kid But
ton and Laced Boots;
size up to 11.
And' for S M A I. L
BOYS' Sterling and
Box Calf good serv
iceable School Shoes.
Sizes ! to 1314.
Ki
rJjjJJABLE SHOE Ho77gZ5
Cow.7t-SnoK.Sti
1314-016 Pa. Ave.
233 R. Ave. 5.E.
Miss Blary Cross, reaidir at-1517 KVw
JeTsey avenue northwest. Hfc was'about
forty-five years old.
nNoIan said lie was on his war back
to the construction camp late Wednes
day .night, and -when he reached the
place where Cross' body was later
found, he stopped alone thc road to
warm his hands at a flro which had
Deep uunt bv two men he dldn t know
Virginia Brooks m Race
For Justice of Peace
While he was warmlnir his hands, he
says, one or the, strangers felled him
with a blow on tho ncad, and robbirj
him of his money. He was knocked
senseless, and when he revived some
time afterward ho found' he was ilylnff
besfde a man. He "spoke no' the man,
ana when the latter answered he recou
nlzed the voice as that pfHarry Cross,
he saldr "He had not seen Cross before,
he asserts. Cross told hlm'he, too, had
been beaten up. .
Nolan sajs he again lost conscious
ness, and when he woke up at daylight
discovered that. Cross was dead. He
then started up the road, he said, and
stopped at a house and Informed the
occupants what, had happened. ,
Arrangements have oeen made to
have Cross body brought to Washing
ton after theJnquest, which will prob
ably be held this afternoon.
CHICAGO, Feb. 14.' Virginia Brooks,
crusading" reformer of WestHam-
l mond. 111- came out today as candi
date tor justice of I lie peace against
Justice FrankGreen and a- bitter po
litical war in the town was started.
Knights of Pythias "
Plan Lecture Series
Chancellor Commander L. H. Berg
man, of Alt. Vernon Lodge, "No. 5.
Knights of Pythias, has arranged . a
aciit-a 01 lectures, wun illustrations, and
Private Kids Corporal.
LISBON, Feb. l. Released from two
days" Imprisonment for sleeping n
duty, a private In the fiscal guards shot
and killed the corporal who reported
him.
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Louis LtMne Qwt$ as
Paris Police Prefect
EAKIS. Feb. lO-Louls Leplne. pr?-.
feet. of police' of Partv-slnce tt,rf
signed today. The rejort of his resig
nation and its acceptance was ofttchft
3 confirmed. Leplne entered the go-
nnmciu iwucc service in 1517.
Receives Entire Estate.
Miss Gabrlellc Claud I named as.tha
sole beneficiary and exetaitrtx In the wi-Tl
oC her mothers Mrs. Therese' Claud. Gail
tron. The will was executed March' 19.
1904. - '
25 CENT "DANDERINF! FOR PALLING
HAIR AND PANDBUff -GROWS HAIR
Don't pay 50 cents for-worthless hair tonics Use old
reliable, harmless "Danderine" Get results.
Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy
hair Is mute evidence of a neglected
scalp, of dandruff that awful scurf.
There Is nothing so destructive to the
hair as dandruff. It robs the hair of
entertainments for the members of the I Its luster, its strength- and its very
loage and their friends. On Wednesday ! life: eventually producing a levensn
nlght the regularmeeting will be begun I nesa and itching of the scalp, which It
at 7 o'clock in the evening instead of ' not remedied causes the hair roots to
the usual hour." This Is necessary be- hrlnk, loosen, and die then the hair
cause of the meeting of the grand lodge falls ,??,' !? , - ..
on that night. ,- I A little Danderine tonight now any
time will surely save your nair.
' Get a 25 cent bottle of Knowlton'a
Danderine from any drug store, or toilet
counter, and after the first application
you will say It was the best investment
you ever made. Tour hair will Immedi
ately take on that life. luster and'lsx
uriance which Is'so beautlfulilt-will
become wavy and fluffy and hare the
appearance of" abundance; cfaft.VIncDm
parablo gloss and softness;, batwbat
will please you mort'-wlHbe-rtteft-Just
a few weeks"ue. wheriyau"win'acrBl
ly see a lot of fine, downr-thalr new
hair growing all over tnescalp. Advt.
OPEN SATURDAY UNTIL 9 P. M. . ,
February Furniture Bargains!
We are establishing -new underselling records during this sale, in our efforts :tp
make-a complete clearance of stock before the new spring lines,arrive:..You are-wet-come
to buy liberally, and settle a little at a time.
This Extraordinary B
Bed Outfit BH
r
rass
Including Foster
Ideal Brass Bed
guaranteed for
ten years; woven
wire spring, and
soft cotton top
mattress, complete fir
$&95
Ml
"j - r
Fit ' - HSillli!
This Regular $1 Solid
Brass Cuspidor
fopreda!29c
' This Up-to-Date
Kitchen
Cabinet
$15.75
A complete Kitchen
Cabinet with China Cab
inet Top, Flour Bin,
Aluminum Working Sur
face and Breid, Board,
two large Dust-proof and.
Mouse-proof Drawers,
and two Deep Bins. A
great value for the money;
Mil IwiaMre Cq
Corner Seventh &
D Streets N. W.
MOVING, PACKING, STORAGE
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BEFORE
MOVING
Your liouwhoM koo.Ii let u furnish an i es
timatP Kates by load or contra, t Iadilnl
"ins and reliable mo era. 1'atklnK. Shlpplns.
Htorace.
Merchants' Transter & btorage u.
l'hone Main fW0.
K0-32I 1Z at. n.w.
KRIEG'S
QUICKLY
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PACK. STORE.
MOVE. OR SHIP
ANYTHINO
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N. W. Phono M. 2019.
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Phone Main 191o-191i.
COLUMBIA TRANSFER & STORAGE CO.
KI W. Y. Ae. JJ. V.
racklnc and Shipping- Storage. C an load.
bet OUR ESTIMATES on absolutely lira.
Sroof aloraio. movtnu. nacWnc. UNITHO
STATES STORAGE CO.. i- Juth at. N. W.
Phonr U 4Kj
WE DO HACKINO Houienold cooda tot
hlpment: atorage in prlate apjrtmenta.
rr.. hauling to our atoraga LITTLEriELU
itn X Uil mt at. nw.
CHURCH NOTICES
An Invitation!
(TW)
Are Invited
To Hear
EVAXGEL1VT
CLAYTON J. W00DW0RTH
OF MBW YORK
DISCUSS
What Is Man?
Sunday, 3 P. M.
Washington Temple
Congregation
Aon-nrrtarlan
New Maaonlc Temple.
New Yurie Air. A 13th St.
All Invited! No -Collrctlou!
EDUCATIONAL
1: Drillery
1100 .en A'ork Avcaue
Pitman & Cress Stenography by Origi
nal methods. Morao JL WirelfM TeSr
phy- " "'cecourVea under i
former Civil Service Examiner. tvSJ.
bran"he"a.En5"h Bo&kke"n. BustaSa
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