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THE WASHINGTON -TDtES, -TUESDAY.' APRIL i: IMP.
OLD PR MARIES IN
"BALTIMORE. April 1. Mayor
.T;unes H. Preston, who Is seeking a
Vrd term, and George Weems Will
t;ns were both claiming: victory to
y in the Democratic primary which
h being held here today.
, The campaign is one of the bitter
it Baltimore has known in years.
One of the principal features of the
rsce has been the attack on the pa
ir. otic record of each candidate.
Besides the fight over the mayor
lifcy nomination, -there are several
.sharp contests for "places on the
-CHICAGO, April 1. With six can
didates for mayor to be' voted on. to
days election Is expected to bring
fully 700,000 of the 703,000 voters to
the polls. The contest has been one
or the most exciting the city has ever
The candidates are William Hale 1
Thompson (Republican), incumbent;
Robert M. Sweitzer (Democrat),
county clerk; Maclay Hoyne (Inde
pendent Democrat), State's attorney;
John Fitzpatrick (Labor Party), pres
ident of Chicago Federation of Labor;
John M. Collins (Socialist); Adolph
S. Carm (Socialist Labor )
CLINTON', Mass., April 1. Troop
trains, like time and tide, .wait for
no man not even when the prettiest
girlta. town, prize winner in several
beauty contests, is waiting at the
chafch to marry "him" before he Is
transferred to the South.
Which Is why Private Edward T.
Gslloway. who has been guarding in
terned Germans here, will marry Miss
May Houston in Atlanta. ?&., instead
of Massachusetts, as they had
WhSn the guards were ordered
South from the internment camp
Frirate- Galloway and Miss- Houston
Tnade frenzied preparations for a
weeding. The clergyman, the placo
'and the girl were provided, but the
prospective bridegroom did not iave
the time because of an unromantic
VIRGINIA DRY AGENTS
CALLED THUGS BY MAYORl
MCHMOJTD, Va-. April 1 "Thugs
in th'o gqlse of officers" is the de
scription given of prohibition agent
who' n,ave recently searched trains
cr tiring ."Virginia fromJorth Carolina,
iu a-'letter from Mayor Parker Quincy
"Voore, of Wilmington, to John Barton
Payne, counsel for the Federal Rail
. It is charged that the agents en
tered Pullman cars, awakened women
v.Jio were traveling, and demanded if
ther had any whiskey. Governor
Davis -has taken the matter up with
T Sydney Peters, Virginia prohibition
commissioner, and warned him to see
feat Ms. men do not.. exceed their
FORM NATIONAL SOCIETY
Hetwcen 8,000 and 10,000 officers
W eligible to membership in the
nyrcrty formed Society of Quarter
master Officers of the Great War.
A' charter for the organization has
ben asked "by fifty-two officers and
ttye- first formal meeting will be held
iota? time next week.
The organization will take the form
oC State societies, functioning under
the direction of the national socety.
-which will maintain permanent head
quarters in Washington. ,
lr. Tells How To
a-Vhtf, tchtefc twrrntnt, tpotk-ctrsi&cd,
ami. Read the doctor full lUluumt
mimrr In iMunrr Bon-Opto u tdi and
rfrifri i n u linrTrrrTiTnirrt
The nest time
you buy calomel
The perfected calomel
compound tablets that
are safe and free from
the customary nauseating
and sickening effects.
Medicinal -virtues retained
and improved by ad
jsvanis and correctives.
In Sealed Packages
20 doses for 35 cents
TO BE TRIED BEFORE
KHRe? 'two.1- Ex
von, Erranetfi Hoftweg
GrWr ?uendor. b
The German government has
decided to establish a state court
to try all German-personages in
volved in the responsibility for
the world war, according to a dis
patch irom Berlin. General
Ludendorff, former quartermaster
general of the German armies,
and former Chancellor von Beth-mann-Holweg
' arc mentioned
among those to be tried.
PORTLAND. Ore.. April 1. No
"fear nor fire could stop Marshall
Lyons when he found his liquor gone
DOO quartcrs-of corn whiskey which
he had hauled from far-off Montana
into the desert regions of Oregon
Lyons purchased - the whiskey in
Montana before that State went dry
He brought it to Portland In a prai
rie schooner. Here he opetied negoti
ations with a trio of men for its sale,
and received $100 down on the deal. I
In the dead of night the trio
rushed rn, flashed "phoney" "Federal
shields and made off with the wet
goods under the 'rule of confiscation. '
Suspicious, Lyons, went to the Gov-
ernmenjf authorities and found he
bad not been raided' by United States i
He did find, however, that he was
under arrest for bringing liquor into
a dry territory..
ZOO NEEDS A BOSS
BOSTON, Mass., April 1. Kven
the, man who has had snakes is only
partially qualified for theposition of
curator of the Boston Zoological Gar
dens at Franklin Park and tho Ac
quarium at City Toint.
Nevertheless, the job is open and
the examinations for the dual position
will be held April 11 under the dus
pices of the Massachusetts civil serv
ice commission. .
But the civil service part of It, as
far as actual duties arc concerned, is
somewhat of a misnomer. More cor
rectly speaking, it is a sort of "fin.
fur and feather" service, with accent
on the fur and feather.
COMES HERE TO LOBBY
FOR WOMAN SUFFRAGE
"Southern women do not intend to
be outdone by women of other sec
tions in the suffrage campaign with
the Sixty-Mxth Congress."
This is tb! statement of Miss. Sue
White, chairman of the Tennessee
branch of the National Woman s
Party, who arrived in Washington
today, to interview the Congressmen
from her State. She ih one of the
flflrst of the State chairmen to arrive
to assist In the general lobby cam
paign, which will bring pressure upon
the next Congress, co-operating uih
National Woman's Pariy headquar
ters here and the local branches.
TELLS "HOW HUSBAN D
PLAYED WITH HIS TOES
BALTIMORE. Md., April l.-When I
Mrs. Klla M. Kcllar told on the wit
ness stand in Circuit Court No. 2
yesterday how her husband, Allen T
Kellar, came home one day. after be
Ing out all night, took off his shoes
and began playing with his toes, she
made everyone in the courtroom
Mrs. Kcllar was dramatic In the '
reel 11, telling how her husband lay
down on the sofa and lllusttrating
with her hands how he played with
his pedal extrcmitl h.
BOY AXI) MAX DUEL TO DEATH.
RALEIGH. N. t" April 1. Alfred
"Jack" Bridgcrs. a grocerman, and
Jeff Snuggs, sixteen years old. son of
a contractor, both were killled when
Bridgcrs found the latter in his store.
KEEPS DAILY "LOG"
LOVPOV. pril 1 Prince Nich
olas of Roumanin. now attending
Fton. England's famous preparatory
school, has solved the problem pre
sented by the necessity of writing
that weekly letter home.
American boarding school boys
might take a tip from him.'By adopt
ing the prince's system they will ttnd
unnecessary long hours of pencil
biting and wearisome concentration
on the question of what to write 'o l
interest dad. and mother.
The prince keeps a daily log of his
doings. It is written in duplicate
with a sheet of carbon paper At the
- - ii ill
lITTH 1 I ' im CI
end of the week the prince need onlv
toar off two sheets, place them in
envelopes and mail them to dad and
irother In his ease dad is Kins- Fer
dinand T and mother i Queen Mari-
l'rmec Nicholas, however, in atldi
tftjn fo serfding the diary sheets, mail:?
frequent letters home.
. The. prince,. who Is fifteen. Is. demo
cratic and wants to he treated at
Lion just like any other student. He
is of sturdy bu,lld and. is anxious to
learn English sports.
WIND BLOWS FIRE TO BABY;
SHE DIES; MOTHER BURNED
FREDERICK, Md., April 1. Live
coals., blown from the open door of a
stove by the recent hurricane, ignited
the clothing' of Mary Helen King. In
fant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George
B. King, here, resulting in burns
which caused her death. The mother
was badly burned about the face and
arms In an attempt to extinguish the
U. S. BOARDS ACT TO
An Important step in the effort to
check the further spread of Bolshev
ism in Russia is seen in simultaneous
announcements today by the War
Trade Board and the Federal Reserve
Resumption of trade with Poland
and Esthonla is provided in new War
Trade Board regulations, granting
licenses on commodities intcifded
solely for Internal consumption.
At the same time restriction on for
eign exchange transactions with
Esthonia. Lettland," Lithuania, am'
Poland were removed by the Federal
Allied countries were expected also
to move toward return of normal
commerce with those sections.
Coupled with the suggested "food
offensive" into Hurigary and other
affected .xpots. this trade, maneuver
on the Russian border, states was be
lieved to Indicate tliq determination
of the allies "to Use every commercial
weapon in an effort td preserve these
states from Bolshevism "and consti
tute them as buffer states against the
spread of the "red menace" westward.-
American dollars are' needed In for
eign countries if America is to hold
Its place as the world's foremost
storekeeper. Commerce Department
experts declared today.
Three billions of American dollars
can be invested profitably In China
alone, building railroads, they esti
mate. More than two billions more
can be spread over South America
without appreciable notice, they be
lieve. Special investigators of the
Commerce Department are gathering
data on Investments in both South
America and Asia.
PUZZLE TO COURT
WILMINGTON, DeL, April 1.
Draper Bell, a married rnan, was be
fore Judge Churchman in city court
on a charge of assault and battery
on Mrs. Bessie Haley, a neighbor,
who testified that "Bell, while visiting
at her home, "smothered her with
Bell said the woman returned kiss
for kiss and the woman informed
Judge Churchman that she gave Bell
nn "unwilling kiss." The case was
continued for one week, the court be
ing unable to decide what kind of
a kiss that could be.
You can get twice
as many ordinary
cigarettes for the
price of Murad.
But you cheat your
self of everything that
makes a cigaretteworth
while the delight;
the satisfaction, tke aris
tocracy of pure Turkish
tobacco none like it!
TO BEGIN WORK ON
Governor Harrington has Informed
the Good Roads League of Prince
George's county that work will start
vt an early date on the new road be
tween Bladensburg and Annapolis.
This road has been urged for years by
the people of Prince George's and
Anne Arundel counties, the only route
from Washington to Annapolis at the
present time being by way of Balti
The plans propose a road sixteen
feet wide. It will be twenty-six
miles long. Very little grading will
be necessary. It is said.
the world's most
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