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THE WASHINGTON TBEES. WEDNESDAY. .TUNE 2(K 1917.
Youth Charged With Murder
Is Calm Before Jury.
HANDLES DEADLY WEAPON
Denies Memory of Death Threat to
Standing- befor a jury In the crim
inal alviilon of the District Supreme
Court today, Edward Grinder, eight
een years old, re enacted In panto
mime nil version of the .hooting of
his Ixteen-year-old sweetheart, Elile
Merer, last summer, a tregedy which
he asserted was accidental, but for
which the Government asks that h 1
pay the extreme penalty. j
Mis natural paleness, helchtened by ,
nine months In jail, made the cefend-j
ant doubly conspicuous as he stood
before the twelve men who hold his
life in their keeping;, but he betrayed
only a slight nervousness as he de
scribed the death of the girl he de
clared that be thought more of her
than any girl I ever met."
He had met the girl at the corner
of Seventh and B streets southnest
by accident on the evening of Sep
tember 12 last, he said, and after
talking a few minutes xhey separated,
but when he looked back she beck
oned to him and he returned to her.
Vletlxa Waa la Happy Mead.
"lsle was humming and snapping
her fingers, as we were Standing very
close together." he said. "I took the
gun out of my pocket on the impulse
of the moment. I don't know Just
why I did It. I was holding it be
tween us when Elsie hit the linger
that was against the trigger, and the
Before telling of the fatal shot.
Grinder was handed the weapon by
his attorney, J. A. O'Shea. He be
trayed no feeling at he took the re
volver and Identified It, only remark
ing, "The spring Is stirrer than when
I had it"
He testified that he had purchased
the "gun," a ,32-callber weapon, from
a companion for 15 cents, after he
had scared the companion by telling
him that the police were after him
for carrying concealed weapons. The
revolver had one cartridge in it at
the time of the purchase, said Grin
der, and he later got thirteen more
for 25 cents .
A few minutes before the shooting,
according to Grlnderf, he had refused
Elsie's Invitation to walk toward her
home with him. and she had refused
his suggestion that they go for a
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Lady Smokers Boost Revenue
Vast Increase in Women Weed Lovers Shown in
Tax Figures Whisky Consumption Hits
American -women are getting the cigarette habit.
Tax figures of the Internal Revenue Bureau, of the
Treasury Department, show that there was an enormous in
crease in the making and the smoking of "ladies' "cigarettes
during the current fiscal year. They also show that the na
tion as a whole drank more whisky,
and at least as much beer, during the
present year, than in any other year
In its history.
They show an enormous Increase
in cigarette smoking In general, the
number of cigarettes consumed, par
ticularly those known as "ladles',"
setting 4 record high mark.
Walsky Beat Iteeord.
During the present nacal year to
date, with eleven days yet to run,
115.000,000 gallons bt whisky have
been consumed in the United States,
despite the ever-widening prohibition
wave. This whisky, at the rite of
$1.10 a gallon, has brought a tax re
turn to the Government of 1170,000,
gallons more than for 1913. the record
GIVEN TO RED CROSS
Another $10,000,000 Promised,
But Donor's Name Withheld.
A total of J95.000.000 has been col-
walk in a neighboring park, but there ! " the beer tax to date, at a
waa no quarreling, he said, not any
thing that might have led to vlo
tVenlda't Walk la Tark.
"You used to walk In the park with
me," he averred hesald to the glrL
"Yes, but "used to-be' isn't now,"
was her xeply.
"While they were talking, he said, the
Thirty-five million dollars with an
other $10,000,000 in sight from one
of the country's richest men, was the
standing at noon today of the Red
Cross $100,000,000 campaign.
In the race between the various
states the North Central division led
In contributions, with the Middle At
lantic second. New Ens-land third.
The consumntlon was 12.000.000 1 the West fourth, and the South fifth.
in tne west, ."in Francisco, los
Angeles and Seattle have not reported
to the Washington headquarters.
More than half of the $100,000,000
would be subscribed by tonight, it
The donor, of the $10,000,000, which.
when received, will be the largest
single subscription so far, keeps his
rate of $1.50 a barrel of thirty gal
Kins. This Is a consumption of more
then 83.000,000 barrels, or upward of
2.000,000.000 gallons. The highest
consumption on record was that of "entity secret. It Is reported he Is
1914. when C5.000.000 barrels were
drunk The next eleven days may
make up the difference.
Officials believe that these records
revolver fell out of his pocket and ' f " ""1 tor J" because of prohl-
he showed her that it was loaded " ""u "-" i .......
before putting It back. I Threatened taxes caused an Increase
It waa after this incident, he said., I" the past few weeks, but Treasury
that they bade each other good .nlghf, "P"" X "at tl e Increase from
but "resumed their conversation whea'"ls source Is not sufficient to affect
the girl beckoned to him. I r thn slightly the general rela-
It was brought out by Attorney '"ve totals.
O'Shea that Grinder had offered to Tobacco Yields $100,000,000.
sell the revolver to another youth The Government for the fiscal year
ont!".Tery ?yLofth!! jho',n- (to date has collected approximately
TM- " " '"-
would not say that he had notl" M3.000.000 over list year,
threatened to shoot a rival for Elsies "! Mw Mh record Practically
affections, and his recollection as to the entire increase is on cigarettes,
many conversations and threats i In addition to all this, the tax re
brought out by the prosecution was turn lhovr thJ the American people
not clear drank more wines, particularly do
The cross-examination of Grinder by rdesllc wines, than ever before, and
Assistant District Attorney Leahy. Is they ate more oleomargarine. This
expected to take up the entire after tter increase is ascribed to the high
noon session, and the case probably co,t of living
l,u 10 tne jury some lime lomorruw,
CITY TO ENLIST NEW
COAST ARTILLERY CO.
ROB EXPRESS TRAIN
IN CHICAGO YARDS
Masked Men Bind Messengers and
Escape With $30,000.
CHICAGO. June 20 Two rosd
Tleerultlnir for a second company I agents who disregarded tne fact met
cf cosst artillery to he connected I the frontier has been removed ser
Plan to Add New Organization to
with the District National Guard will
begin next neek It Is hoped to fill
the second company oy the time the
local citizen soldiery Is ordered out
Only eight men are needed to com
plete the strength of the first com
pany which has been practicing with
the big guns at Fort Washington for
several weeks. It is expected that
these men will be enlisted before the
close of the preesnt week, and the
eral hundred miles west were JJ0.0O0
They held up two express mei
sengers on the Burlington fler in
the west side ard of the Chicago,
Hurllngton and Qulnry railroad short
ly before midnight, and escaped with
a quantity of money and Jewels.
According to Ward ft. Smiley and
A. R. Andrews, the two express mes
sengers, the bandits were masked
task of fllllnir the second comnanv I and heavily armed
will then bealn ! After binding Smiley and Andre ,
The following men joined the first they opened the safe by means of a
comDanv durlne the Dast week illl- ' combination dllL The robbery was
Tard M. Burrouehs. William A. Roe- discovered when the train reached
ers. John F Carmody. Herbert B. I'nlon Station Smiley and Andrews
Ixmey, Frank A. Welch. Michael J.
Mahaney. John G Strobel. Royal B
Tinker, Buff L. Coleman. Stanley B.
George. Ernest B Harvey. Robert
Adamson. Harold H Eubank. James
W Walters. John B Keller, Ralph R.
SePrex, Patton L. Nlckell.
have been held for investigation
a well known oil magnate.
Richmond Shows sletllt.
Rlchmnd. Vs, was the first city In
the Bouth to go one the honor roll of
cities that have already reached their
allotment. Richmond has exceeded
Its allotment of $150,000 by $115,000.
The total In the north central di
vision at noon wss f7i844.81.63. which
is 29 per cent of Its allotment. The
States In the north central division
had reported by noon as follows:
Ohio, $2,567.733 21; Illinois. $2,042.
914 03; Minnesota. 108,393 57: Mis
souri, $772,081; Michigan, $835.819 011:
Indiana, $411,284 95. Wisconsin, 1314,
720 CI. and low. $93,177.51.
Although Chicago's contribution of
$2,000,000 Is Vo far larger than any
other city In the north central divi
sion, Ohio's total at noon exceeded
that of Illinois because of strong
showings made by Cleveland, Cincin
nati, and Toledo.
In Clnclnantl the mayor Issued a
proclamation calling upon policemen,
firemen, and employes to go out on their
Deals ana gainer nea cross suoscrip
Mllllon Each From Three.
New York's total at non stod at
h7.OO0.00a This Included $1,000,000 each
from three of the country's richest men,
C H. Dodge, J. P. Morgan, and Q. F.
Henry P. Davison. lce chairman of
the campaign. Is still confident that he
will line up twenty-two other rich men
for $1,000,000 each.
Among the cities which reported their
totals today vtere.
Kansas City. $$$7,000. Denver, lll.
S7. Buffalo. $76.S0 Detroit. $119,
92$. Cincinnati. $100,000. Cleveland,
Jl. 505.411, Toledo. $1.27.70. Co
lumbus. $101.;: 15. Des Moines, $$$.
314. Sioux City. U, 1U.706 50. Salt
Lake City. $191,000. Portland. Ore-
$92,994. Oklahoma City. $7,151 Boise.
Idaho. $21,100. St. raul, $341,000. and
Han Jose. Cal, 114, SOO.
McAdoo Gives British $35,000,000;
Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo
has placed an additional $42,500,000
to the credit of our allies. Of this sum
$35 000 000 goes to Great Britain and
$7,500,000 to Belgium
This brings the total of loans to
the allies to nearly a billion dollars
MAY LEAD NATION
War Gardeners Eager For
BULLETINS IN BIG DEMAND
Conolly's Illness Delays Inspection
of Times' Gardens.
If the crowds of people who throng
ed the office of the central garden
committee yesterday afternoon and
this morning, calling for Depart
ment of Agriculture bulletins on can
ning and drying vegetables and j
fruits. Is any indication of the in
terest taken by the "war gardeners"
of Washington, this city will lead the
rest of the country In the drive for
II. M. Conolly, Department of Agri
culture demonstrator and chief Judge
In The Times garden contest, has
been flooded with letters and per
sonal requests for the bulletins,
which give a comprehensive survey
of the most advanced methods used
In canning and drying.
The bulletins may be obtained free
of cost at the office of the Central
Garden Committee, room 304, Star
Mr. Connolly planned to Inspect
demonstration gardens in the north
east section of the city today, but he
was taken III yesterday and will be
confined to his home until Thursday.
"Can something," is to be the slogan
of all gardeners from now until win
ter. Mr. Conolly says that a person
who cultivates a small back yard lot
can do as much for food conservation
as the country farmer if he will culti
vate intensively, and can or preserve
every thing that cannot be consumed
It Is expected that canning clubs
will be organized soon, and that ev
ery housewife in the District will
be asked to contribute her "bit to
ward making the Government's con
servation program a success
Demaada Maximum Tleld.
"The vrlmary needs for successful
vegetable gardening on a small scale
are the same as those for gardening
on a largo scale," declared Mr. Con
olly, and no matter how; small a gar
den may ue. Its owner, by carefully
arranged rotations, can make every
available foot of space vroduce a
maximum yield "
He wishes to emphasise particular
ly the need of rotation of crops, es
pecially at this time when early veg
etables are being exhausted.
"Plant winter crops as fast as the
vegetables are consumed," Is Mr. Con
oid's advice. The maximum yield of
gardens will be a determining factor
in The Times contest, he said.
GREAT FRENCH LINE
INTERNED, AIDS U. S. LOAN
German Renlgs and Bond Subscrip
tion Is Refunded.
YORK. Pa.. June 20 Adolph Gustav
Ernest Welkelman. said to be a sub
jeet of Kaiser Wllhelm. through a
local alderman, has demanded that
money he had expended for a Liberty
loan bond be returned to him.
He said he did not know at the time
the money was subscribed that it was
to be used in financing the war
against his native country Welkel
man has been released from his obll
Welkelman was formerly a sailor
en a German ship that was Interned
tn Boston harbor He la now em
ployed at a local chain plant.
' I saslsKJS il
Foot troubles are ttnertlir due.
to misplaced bones I'allen
arches often cstite pains in i
feet less liugns ana Dark csl
louses on sols sr due to prei
sure from some p-turt.l bona
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The only method for the nonsurgical treatment and
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that is indorsed by the medical professions in general.
Dr. E. D. Ware, Orthopraxic Foot Specialist and Chi
ropodist (licensed in Maryland), will be here for the
week. Advice gladly given on all foot and shoe troubles.
Physicians are cordially invited to call and investigate.
PIPER'S, 1312 G St.
Hindenberg Gives Sign of Big At
tempt to Advance.
TAIIIS, June 50. A tltantlc artil
lery struggle Is in progress on the
greater part of the French front, to
day's war office statement revealed.
Between the Alllette and Moulin
Laffaux and in sections east of
Chevreux woods and north of Tthelms
this fire was heaviest from the Ger
man batteries. A violent bombard
ment of French positions was direct
ed there late at night Along the
Champagne front It was more of a
duel of violence, guns on both sides
roaring unceasingly throughout the
"The Germans unsuccessfully at
tatked a small post near MonMTelan
and Cordlllct and further west fol
lowing a bombardment." the state
ment continued. "The German attack
was dispersed and thrown back to
the trenches from which It started."
The violence of the German artil
lery first suggests the possibility that
Hln enburg may be preparing a coun
ter move against the French. During
the last three days the German flte
has been Intense. The positions under
bombardment are mainly those com
msndlng the valleys leading up to
I.aon. taken by the French in their
ARE YOU MAKING ANY SACRIFICE
TO GIVE TO THE REb CROSS?
Scores of prominent men and women are givinfc all their
time this week to the campaign to raise 500,000 in Wash
ington for the Red Cross, besides giving their money. This is
Doctors and nurses of Washington have given up their
work here to go across the seas and minister to the wounded
and dying, not only receiving much less pay for their work, but
risking their lives. This is their sacrifice.
Thousands of mothers in Washington and elsewhere are
sending their sons their loved ones to bleed and perhaps
die on the battlefield of Europe for humanity. This is their
Thousands of young men of Washington are giving up their
positions their entire incomes as well as offering their lives.
This is their sacrifice.
Are you not willing to do without some luxury or some
fancied necessity, in order to help care for these men who will
be wounded while fighting for you? This will be YOUR
Sky Fights Furnish War thifills
Machine Gun Battles in Clouds Increase With
Favorable Weather British Flyers Are
Daring in Maneuvers.
By WILLIAM rlllLIP SIHJIg.
"WITH THE BRITISH AEMIES 'AFIELD, May 27 (by
mail). Fighting with machine gun3 and even rith revol
vers pilots of battleplanes are today making the clouds as
hotly a contested battleground as is to be found on the earth
below. Summer skies and fine weather have forced fighting
In the air on a large scale. One Brit
Irh pilot attacked by a German Nleu
port, found his machine gun Jammed.
Immediately he put down his nose
and dived, fixing his gun at the same
time. Relieving the jam he climbed
back to fight and tore off every round
of ammunition he had for the machine
gun. The German, still apparently
unharmed, continued to fight, so the
Kngllsh boy less than twenty-one
years old drawing his Colt's auto
matic pistol, charged straight at the
German, firing seven shots at him at
close range. The aerman toppled and
fell, his machine breaking In two In
Official Reports ef Air Fights.
Here is the official report of an
other air fight which happened the
same day. Names and numbers only
"Captain Blank, with three others of
the same squadron, dived at a Ger
man aeroplane which they riddled
with bullets and drove down. Then
they saw four red Albatross Scouts,
and Captain Blank engaged one at
close range. Entually the German
machine got Into a favorable position
and Captain Blank Immediately put
his machine Into a spin. On shaking
off the German he at once regained
height and dived at another scout
with whom he fought for a consid
erable time. He finally outmaneu
vered his opponent and the hostile
machine crashed. Shortly he engaged
another machine of the same type,
but he was shot through the wrist
and the top of his control lever was
carried away. Although In great
pain and flying at a dlvadvantage he
succeeded In landing his machine un
damaged on our side of the lines and
While this was happening at one
part of the front another battle was
taking place at another only a short
distance away. A photographic
reconnatsance. with a small escort,
was attacked by seven German
planes. A captain drove down one of
the hostile machines out of control
and then dived at three others which
were following one of our machines
down. He was unable to catch up In
time, however, and our machine was
forced to land in a field, but he eent
ually succeeded In engaging one of
the German machines which crashed
Quite near ours.
Second Lieutenant B. opened fire at
a large white two-seater which went
down and was seen to crash by other
Lieutenant C drove down a black-
and-white German scout which was
also seen to crash. A third hostile
machine wis destroyed by Llsuten
Fancy Colsn Oat Geraiaa JlacblDca.
The Germans are piloting their ma-
GORE WANTS FOOD
Is UKMfttiifoial, De
GOES BEYOND NEED, HE SAYS
Ckiiwlik Asserts Melsare Will
E& Unfair Practices.
Batle over the food control blU start
ed In earnest In the Senate this after
noon shortly after the session opened.
Senator Chamberlain, In charge of the
bill. caUed It up with the understand
lng that he would endeavor to keep it
continually under consideration until
A brief executive session was held
on nominations, but this did not In
terfere with the program of hurrying
along the discussion of the food
measure, which is now attracting na
Care Assails DHL
Senator Gore, chairman of the Com
mittee on Agriculture, assailed the
bill vigorously. Ms declsred It had
been strung together without any
fefafence to the Comtlutloii. Me said
ettorts wire made to treat the situa
tion Iters as though It wera the same
as that In England.
Me pointed out that conditions
her were diametrically opposite to
the conditions In the allied countries,
because the United States was an ex
porting country, whlls they were im
porting. "I understand this bill was drawn
by an attorney In one of the depart
ments said benator Gore.
"Some people seem to think that It
comes to us tn the handwriting of
divinity and that the wrath of heaven
will blast us If we venture to change
Gore expressed the opinion
Sthat the bill should be materially
modified and made constitutional ana
that It should, provide for certain Im
portant things on which all could
agree, zie saia mer snouia s w- d
A,tlnt rtitr-hiilne' istnev tat the !
United States And the gllles. Ha fa
vored penalising the food gambler and
possibly some legislation on minimum
u. wvrmA Atit ttt TTerhert ?
Roover, when before the Committee fl
on Agriculture- yesterday expressed
Surprise at some of the farreachlng
provisions of the bill.
My hope is," said Senator Gore,
"that before final action Is taken on
ths bill It will be readjusted ana
dealers had got control of the sup
ply, wheh they would fore prices
upward again. H said the bill was
in the Interest of the farmer, and
was directed against unfair practice!
by the middleman. He strongly de
fended the attitude of Mr. Hoover.
HELD FOR SWINDLE
Aclases' ef TsJrisf New Yorker's
$30,000 k Fake Deal.
ATLANTIC CITT. Jun 20Ae-
cused of swindling Barend H. Ktrkoff
of New Tork. out of $30,000 by a fak
stock deal transacted aeM two weeks
ago, Robert Clark and George W.
Post, sixty-eight, both of New Tork.
war arrested on th Boardwalk last
night and are being held under I40.UO0
ball each pending tne arrival 01 &era
off. Th two men "bar been sojourning
hare at a faahlonX-l hotel sine early
spring and are slid by the police to
have set up a brokerage office. Includ
ing a ticker In a private hous on
South Massachusetts avenue. Kerkoff.
tne sollce say. came here two week
ago with a man he had met on a train.
On th Boardwalk tn iriena. sain oy
the police to be Clark, met Tost,
whose acquaintance ha saldv dated
back to a year ago, when Post cleaned
up $100,000 on the stock deal.
The three went to in pnvat
"brokerage" office, wher each won
a few hundred dollars, un a later
visit. Post said, he had a tip requir
ing $100,000. Kerkoff friend became
enthusiastic, tn police say, our. m
he could rata waa $10,000. He ex
hibited that In cash. Ha appealed to
Kerkoff for assistance and the latter
went to New Tork, obtained $30,000
and returned with It. The tip went
wronk. It Is said, and Karkoft was
to meet his friend In Chicago a few
days later and receive his money.
back. The appointment was not kept
and detectives were Informed of th
case. The arrests followed here.
. ost and Clark deny an knowledge
of the transaction.
chines ill colors of tha rainbow and I made constitutional, if not so, and
some of tha shades not to be found
there. And, not satisfied with solid
reds, greens, blues and so forth, varl
wilt ba restricted to th res.1 need
of the situation."
Section 3 of the bill, according to
Senator Gore, would enable 3lr.
otis combinations are seen. There i(Mr. nr-hls representatives, to corn-
are yellow-topped wings with green p.t a raan wno nad ordered T-bone,
HOT COMPLETE WJTrJOUT
ZJWZ5- THE PLACE OF INK
underneath; white wings with violet
bodies; blue and gold wings ana rea
noses; silver wings and striped
bodies; canary-colored bodies with
blue-tipped wings, and more curious
combinations still. German pilots. It
appears, when supplied with machines
can then do pretty much a they
please with them, painting them any
desired colors and even changing the
On the other hand the British fly
ers are more modest. Their machines
are khaki, white or cream.
Day after day these plain birds and
fancy birds fight It out high In tha
steak at a restaurant to change his
order and make It round steak.
Senator Gore read a telegram from
a party In Texas protesting against
the btlt. and especially against pro
visions which would make possible
tha closing of the grain exchanges
and similar exchanges. a
Chamberlain Sefrads HveT.
Senator Chamberlain defending the
bill, got Into a discussion with Sen
ators Oore and Reed over prices of
wheat. Senator Chamoerlaln asserted
that wheat prices were going down
now and would continue to go down
through the harvest sesson. until the
I netatta rxoM I m ml
j a sorrtsT to Iff M N
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Pints 75c dor.
Quarts 85c doz.
Half Gal $1.15 doz.
Atla Wide Top Jar
Pints $1.00 dor.
Quarts $1.20 doz.
Half Gal $1.40 doz.
Preserving Kettle; All Sizes and Kinds; 4 Qt. to 30 Qt.
Special Value, 5-Qt. Aluminum Preserving Kettle, $1.
12-Qt. Enameled Preerving Kettle, $1.15
White Enameled Kettles From 80c Up
White Glass Jellies
y3 Pint, doz 30c
yi Pint, doz 35c
Jelly Strainers. . .35c and 50c
Parawax, 2 lbs 25c
Strawberry Cappers 5c
Jar Rubbers, dox 10c
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Stone Jars, Scales, Jar Tops, Cherry Seeders,
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It's mighty handy to run in here when
ever something 1 needed in the home, make
your selection, and simply tell us that you
wish it charged on your account.
Acquaintance with our store, our goods
and our business methods will teach you
that this can b safely done without spend
ing time to run around and examine miah
tiea and ask the prices of others.
Our qualities are always reliable, and
when you duplicate these values elsewhere
youll find that their prices are generally
higher than ours.
In every form of store service we give
you the most exacting attention and
courtesy. Our deliveries are prompt, and
the new customer will find that his first
bill of roods is never held up while outside
inquiries are beinic made in regard to his
standing or other private affairs.
There's everything here that can add
to the comfort of your home surroundings.
Just com in and let us show you how
easily we can mae i possible for you to
afford the things you need.