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j Dispatches of late news are published in I Evening Capital. : .1 I I 1-HHI J-VKKY EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAYS. U) J 1 \\VII No. 01. m CLAIMS SI. G, BARBER ATHOMETODAY President Of Board Of County Commissioners Had Been 111 Only I-'ew Days Of Pneumonia And Septic Poison—Contracted Cold At Ball Game ILLNESS RAPIDLY became desperate gl (Jporge Barber, 3K yearH old. preldfiit uf tin* Board of County (iHnraittsiomiH of Anne Arundel fuutiiv died at 12:0ft o’clock tills aft (.r!nai ai Ins residence on South river following an illness of less than a , w k Hi-* death is a great shock to I,* friends in Annapolis and through ,„! the county, an only few knew of* bi. iiness until yesterday when at-) •ending physicians realized that ltisi wnditon was desperate. Pneumonia ,[,,1 st piie poison wiis ascribed as t lie I ausc of death. Mr. Barber is survlv-' m by a widow Taken 111 Sunday Mr Barber was taken ill on Sunday kit. He contracted a cold while ut itudiiiK a Iniseliall game at Davidson nllf on Saturday. He was an ardent tiwseha 11 enthusiast. This was follow ed by a sore throat. Pneumonia rapidly developed and this was fol lowed in turn by septic poison, and bn condition w as regarded as desper ate from tin* outset. Last night, at tending physicians practically aban doned hope of his recovery, ulthough i! was stated that if his condition re [ponded to treatment, and he sur nwd today, he would probably re covtr. Hr J Mortimer Hayes, of hiTidsonville, and I)r. Walton H Hopkins, of Annapolis, had been in (.nstant attendance upon the patient A specialist from Johns Hopkins Hos pnal also was called In consultation Native Of New Jersey Mr Hat her was a native of Kngel *iii, N .1 With Mrs. Barber he settled in this county about twelve 'rs ago, having purchased a fine I ewe near the head of South river. (('ontlnutMl on I.) Liberty Bonds! is the time to convert ur l.ihcrtv Bonds in CASH at PAR or BETTER. BERNARD J. WIEGARD, Scc’ty.-Treas. —THE— Capital City Building and Loan Asso. DiVu'c:2l School St. ANNAPOLIS. MD. ' W hy Worry About Your Coal! 11 hen you can live so comfortably at the Maryland Hotel - i i DIMNG ROOM REOPENS SEPT. Ist R n>m and Board at Reasonable Rates Special Apartments for Small Families DAVID J. LEWIS | Candidate for United States Senator sublet to Democratic Primary on Sept, llth.) Does Not Oppose Light Wines and Beers For Communities That Want Them. t . , has stated to me. in reply to my Question as to hotc he the Volstead Act. as fol'otrs: regard for the democratic principle of self-government. I n "■" reasou why light, lion-intoxicating alcoholic stimulants. be lt! involving drunkenness. should be withheld from communities a,.- itivfiy favor them, or imposed ttpou communities which affir • r.j,M them. •' light wines and beers in these ‘light alcoholic stimulants.' but . ' use. and excluding strong drinks iikg whisky, etc. It was "hlsky and treating which wrote the Kighteenth Amendment and ■mist not lie allowed to return.” , * >1 by John del*. Douw. • JOHN PEP. DOCW. L. QlnpitaL MAUD CONTINUES AMONG WETTEST STATES ■j NATIONAL POLL SHOWS Maryland continues one of the wet test States in the Union, according to the national prohibition poll of the Literary IHyent. if Hie results tabulated in yesterday's issue show that this State Is one of four in which the women return a larger vote for repeal of the Eigh j teenth Amendment than for its en forcement. In the main poll, com posed of both men and women, Mary land Is one of two States in which repeal wins over enforcement. It Is the only State to return a larger vote | for repeal than for either enforce i ment or modification. Maryland’s vote in the main poll is as follows: For enforcement ..3.145 For modification 4,044 For repeal 4,093 In four States —New York. Wiscon sin, Louisiana and Maryland—the women’s vote for repeal is larger than j their vote for enforcement. Mary ! land's woman vote is as follows: For enforcement 217 For modification 259 | For repeal .' .257 In the national poll, the women are one and one half per cent, dryer thax the men. In the national poll the vote shows a majojrpy for modifica tion, though enforcement is a close second. The main poll is as follows: For enforcement 302.515 For modification 322.328 For repeal 1G2.632 MRS. LOWMAN SERIOUSLY ILL OF PTOMAINE RESULT EATING CANDY, BELIEF Suffering from an attack or pto maine poisoning, Mrs. Annie S. Low man, 49 years old, of Annapolis, widow of Kuzin B. bowman, is in a critical condition at the Emergency Hospital. Mrs. was taken suddenly ill Tuesday night soon after she had eaten a piece of cocoannt candy and it is thought this was re sponsible for her illnes. She became violently' ill during the night and her condition, growing worse on Wednes day, it was decided to remove her to the hospital. REPLACING POLICEMAN WHO TAKES VACATION In the absence of Police Officer Jones of East port, who Is taking a holiday, Theodore Christensen, better known as Theodore Hansen, will fill his duties. Mr. Jones and his wife and daughter. Miss Louise Jones, will spend two weeks visiting relatives in Anne Arundel and Prince Georges counties, as well as a brother of Mr. Jones, In Washington. FOR RENT Our fire-proof private garages are completed and we offer same for rent. CHILDS & HUNTER. a-29 MONO DAY EN FETE FOR SCOOT CARNIVAL Program Of Aquatic Events To Be Held On Severn This Afternoon BIG DANCE IN EVENING Fancy diving, boat racing, swimm ing and dancing will hold interest at Hound Bay this afternoon when the annual water carnival will be held in the waters of the Severn river. Be sides the residents many entries have been received from Annapolis, Sher wood Forrest and Severna Park aquatic stars. There will he aquatic events for men, women, boys and girls. Canoe facing, consisting of singles, doubles, fours amj sailing races, and motor races will make up the boat events. Canoes from Sherwood For rest will compete as will puddlers from neighboring sections. Most of the residents hail from Baltimore, living along the Severn during vacation season. There will be swimming and fancy diving events held for men and wom en. while novice entries have events of their own. In the men’s events will be included tne 50-yard crawi stroke, 50-yard hack-stroke and fancy diving. The women will have a 50- yard breast-stroke race and diving also. The female entries from Sher wood Forrest are favored in the latter event. These events will start at 2.20 o'clock. At 8 o’clock a dance will he given at Severn Inn and at the sanje time a carnival will be held. During the day the carnival will be held along the beach. The proceeds will go toward j public improvements. MRS. RACHEL MITCHELL, 82, DIES AT EASTPORT Mrs. Rachel R. Mitchell, 82 years old, died last night at the residence of her grauddaughter, Mrs. A. L. Boettcher, 279 First street. Death was due to the infirmities of age. Funeral services will he held from the above residence tomorrw after noon at 3 o’clock, and interment will he in St. Anne's cemetery. Funeral Directors James S. Taylor and S< ns have charge of arrangements. MRS. RIORDAN’S FUNERAL TO BE HELD MONDAY Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Riordan. widow of John Riordan. who died at her residence on Charles street. Annapolis. Thursday night, will he held from St. Mary's Catholic Chueh at 9:30 o’clock Monday morn ing and burial will he in St. Mary's cemetery. Arrangements for the ob sequies are in charge of Funeral Di rectors James S. Taylor and Sons. C. M. DUVALL OPERATED UPON AI HOSPITAL C. Milton Duvall, well-known far mer of the Second > dietirct of this county, is a patientnat Emergency Hospital here, having submitted to another operation with the hope of overcoming an old trouble with his shoulder . Mr. Duvall, a few years ago. suf fered a severe injury to his shoulder as a result of falling from a horse on his farm and for several months was incapacitated. He slowly recovered, however, and apparently had been in normal condition until a few weeks ago, when the old injury began to give him considerable trouble. The recent operation is said to have been suc cessful and the patient is progressing , favorably. MONTHLY MEETING OF WOMEN VOTERS’ LEAGUE The regular meeting of the League' !of Women Veters will be held on Tuesday next at 10.30 o’clock in the Old Senate Chamber of the State j House. The president of the league. Mrs. Robert Moss, who recently re-, turned from a three weeks' absence, will be In the chair. BASEBALL! ANNAPOLIS ATHLETIC CLUB, INCORPORATED |i ■ * Vg.— CEDAR GROVE BASEBALL CLUB At West Jlnnapolis Field Sunday, Aug. 27 th Game called at 2:30 P. M. ■'/ ESTABLISHED IN 1884. ANNAPOLIS, MIX, SATURDAY, AUGUST 2G, 1922. “Daylight Saving” Ends At 2 A. M. Tomorrow I i Ju?t t\Vo hours after midnight,* the “daylight saving” ordinance will au tomatically expire and An napolitans again will he back to standard time. Before going to bed to night, it will be well to re member to turn hack the clock one hour, for if this little act is disregarded you will find your clock an hour ahead in the morning. The end of “daylight saving” also means, of course, that beginning Monday the local -banks and business houses will conform to standard time in their opening and clos ing. DEATH OF ST. GEORGE ■ BARBER HALTS HAY'S BIG BASEBALL FRACAS Because of the death of St i George Barber, president of the Board of County Commissioners, the base ball game between the team of I)av idsonville, and an All-Star combina tion representing Annapolis, hooked to be played on the diamond at St John's College this afternoon, was called off at the instance of the coun tians. ’ * Mr. Barber was known as a keen enthusiast of the great National game, and had virtually been the financial life of the Davidsonville nine for the last several years. Under existing conditions, the Davidsonville players preferred not to engage in the com bat scheduled for todav. ELECTION INTEREST KEEN IN MICHIGAN Primaries In Lake State To Be Held On September Twelfth (B.v Th. Assoriutpcl I*rets.) LANSING, MICH., Aug. 26—Michi gan voters will go to the polls Sep tember 12 to name party nominees for United States governor, lieutenant governor, members of Con gress, state legislators and local of ficers. Overshadowing all other con tests in point of statewide interest is that for the Republican nomination for United States senator. There are four candidates in the field—Senator Charles E. Townsend. State Senator Herbert F. Baker, Con gressman Patrick H. Kelley and John G. Emery, formerly national com mander of the American Legion. The paramount issue in the vigorous cam paign they are conducting is exces sive campaign expenditures. With Michigan the home state of Senator Truman H. Newberry, “Newberryisra” has come to be the slogan of the campaign and all other issues have comparatively been lost sight of. Baker. Kelley and Emery abe bas ing their campaigns upon a denuncia (Contilined on Parr S.) STATE COLLECTS $4,553 FOR MOTOR VIOLATIONS Fines for violations of the State i Motor Vehicle law reached a total of $4,553. the weekly report or Automo bile Commissioner E. Austin Baugh man for the period as of Thursday ! last shows. County fines imposed I amounted to $3,361, and Baltimore city, $1,172. No Annapolis arrests are listed in the report submitted by Com missioner Baughman. OVER HALF MILLION ON FEDERAL PAYROLL WASHINGTON. Aug. 26.—The total number of Federal Government em ployees in the executive civil service on June 30 last had been reduced to 560.863. the Civil Service Commission announced today, as compared to a total of 917,760 on Armistice day and 438.057 at the end of the last fiscal year before the United States entered the war. -H* K. OF P. PLANS DRIVE TO SWELL MEMBERSHIP Team Captains Named And Much Interest Has Been Aroused In Campaign MAY REMODEL BUILDING V Much interest has been aroused by i the membership oi the local lodge of ! Knights of Pythias in plans now be | ing formulated for the campaign and i drive for new members throughout the Domain of Maryland during this tail At the last meeting an nnusudUy large attendance Irought out the enthus iasm which is being shown in the pro i posed movement and several proposi tions were generally discussed.* () * The lodge has selected Mayor*Sam uel Jones, who is a past officer in the ; local organization, as the “Command er" in charge of the campaign and dfive, and it is felt they have an able and efficient leader. Team Captains Named The “captains” of the various teams hdve teen named by the “commander” as follows: A. Elwood Martak, Team No. 1; P. King, Team No. 2; William H. Weaver. Team No. 3; Henry T. Boettcher, Team No. 4, and Richard B. Holliday, Team No. 5 Kach “captain” has named live mem bers to compose his team, and as | prizes will be offered to the most suc- I cessful team, as well as individual prizes, competition in the drive is ex pected to be rather keen. One of the members of the lodge stated that plans are being informally discussed to enlarge the present build ing of the Pythians which is located on School street. It was said thal the proposed enlargement would prob ably mean an additional story, mak ing the new building three stories The lodge rooms would be removed lo the third floor, the second flout being used for a reception hall, en tortainments, and the like. In the re arrangement mention was also made that one of the offices located on the ground floor might be renovated and converted into a library and rest room for members of the Pythian Order. .Many Favor Plan . It is understood that the contem plated changes have been discussed only informally and have not yet been presented before the lodge body. How ever, it is stated that several of the members have given their approval oi the plan to make use of one of the offices for the exclusive use of ite members, as not only members of the local lodge would be benefitted, but visiting Pythians as well. Many young men in Annapolis would welcome the advent of such a room as it would afford similar yet greater advantages that a “Y” rest room affords. FOLm TAKES RESPITE FROM FOOTBALL WORK After giving the squad of new. mid shipmen a good start. Bob Folwell the Navy football coach, has returned to his home leaving Lieut. B. F. Perry former center of the Naval eleven, in charge of the work. Folwell will re turn September 10. giving a week to the new men before the old players arrive. The squad will be cut from about 300 to about 150 at the end of the week. Several players have already made an impression on the coaches. Banks, a stocky lad from Savannah High School, looks well as a back, as do Shapley, from Peddie Institute, and Ward, from Marietta College. Hutch es. a 185-pounder.- is doing well at center, and Flippen, who played the same position at Center College last year, is now with the rowing squad, but will report for football practice Monday. VISITING PREACHERS AX CALVARY M. E. CHURCH The preachers at Calvary Met ho ! dist Episcopal Church tomorrow will! be Rev. Walter G. McNeil, D. D„ a former pastor in this city, and now of Washington, who will have charge of the 11 a. m. service, and Rev. Glenn R. Pease, will preach at the 8 p. m. service. Rev. Dr. Pease has recently come from Kansas, and is now prin cipal of the Anne Arundel Academy, at Millersville, this county. The pub lic is invited to attend both services. Marriage Licenses REI NOLDS-ALGIE —C. Elmer Rey nolds. 31; Camille A. Algie, 25; both of Baltimore city. DEARBORN-SEGELKEN George H. Dearborn. 28. Lincolnville, Me.; Emma F. Segelkeo, 18, Eastport, Md. * ! MAGOTHY RIVER FOLKS ! 1 GEI READY FOR BIG LABOR DAY PROGRAM All of the inhabitants in the Mag othy river section of the county will have an opportunity to enter the open 1 aquatic meet being held by the Gra chur Club on I,abor Day. There will be events for men and women. The feature of the day will be the tilting contest, a prize going to the surviving contestant. Prizes will he given to the three men scoring the greatest number of points, while prizes will he awarded to women in each event. Many en tries are expected and a call is sent out tc villages along the river to turn out its athletes in full force, program is as follows: EVENTS FOR MEN—SWIMMING 1. 50-Yard dash. 2. 1-3 Mile distance swim. 3. Plunge for distance. 4. Diving contests. CANOE RACES. 5. Singles (one man), straight or sponson canoes. 6. Fours (four men), sponson canoes only. 7. Freak race, straight or sponson canoes. EVENTS FOR WOMEN—SWIMMING 8. 50-Yard dash. 9. Diving contest. MIXED EVENTS—CANOE RACES Canoe race, double man and maid; I straight or sponson canoe. SPECIALS Tilting contest. Special prize to surviving contestant. The Grachur Club relay swimming team challenges any four men on the Magothy river. Distance. 200 yards. MOOSE LODGE SHOWS BIC GROWTH IN YEAR Mrs. James J. Davis, wife of the Secretary of Labor, as a deputy di rector general of the Loyal Order of Moose, read yesterday at the annua’ convention at Aurora. 111., the report of her husband, the director general on the progress the Moose have made during the year. The report showed that 62 new lodges were established. 2859 oper charters given and 71.379 new mem bers initiated. Over 500.000 belong to the order. ELLIS WARD, FAMOUS OARSMAN, DIES AT 77; WAS WELL KNOWN HERE PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 26.—Ellis F Ward, rowing coach, died yesterda' from paralysis, with which he wa* stricken three months ago. He was T years old and until his retirement 1? 1913 had been coach of the Universit; of Pennsylvania crews nearly thirty five years. There were nine brothers all famous as oarsmen. Ellis Ward was a finished sculler and many of his original ideas were adopted by colleges and clubs throughout the world. Ward was well-known In local aquatic circles, having visited Anna polis regularly for years when the: University of Pennsylvania crews contested for supremacy in shell races on the Severn. ANNAPOLIS A. C. PLAYS CEDAR GROVE SUNDAY Annapolis Athletic Club’s baseball team will entertain the nine from Cedar Grove, in the lower county, to morrow afternoon. The contest will be staged on the club’s diamond a’ Weft Annapolis, stalling at 2:3( o’clock. The countians have a strong combination, having played two dost games with the crack Davidsonvillc nine this season. FOOR SEEK OFFIffiOF CITY POLICE IRE Appointment of a police justice foi i Annapolis to fill the vacancy creater i by the death a few days ago of J Roland Brady is expected to be an . i nounced by Governor Ritchie withir a few days. At least four names hav< . | hecn mentioned in connection witl • the office. These are Harry Leitch !R. H. Simmons, Asa A. Joyce ant . Samuel Davisi The appointment, o' -: course, is a Democratic one, and it if understood that a number of part; i men are favorable to Samuel Davis The Governor, however, has not form - ally taken the matter up for con i j sideration. Annapolis, under the law, has tw< ; police magistrates. The other is Dr I William S. Welch. The late Mr • Brady held office for several years. THE WEATHER: * Fair tonight and Sun day. Cooler tonight. COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. PRICE TWO CENTS, DEDICATION OF DINING ROOM ON FERROTIER Former Governor Harrington. President Of Claiborne-Anna polis Line. Entertains At Luncheon Afloat And Tells Of Financial Growth I HEAVY PASSENGER AND AUTOMOBILE TRAFFIC To celebrate the opening of the thoroughly modern and up-to-date dining room recently built and put into service on the steamer “Gov. Emerson C. Harrington,” which plies the water between here and Clai borne. officials of the Clalborne-An napolis Ferry Company yesterday af ternoon entertained u number of guests at a luncheon served in the new eating saloon of the boat while the Harrington was making n special two-hour trip from Annapolis to the mouth of Eastern Bay and return. The new dining room, which has been constructed on the second aft deck of the Harrington, is encased In glass and will accommodate thirty-six guests. It was opened to the general | public a few days ago and officials of the line stated today that the innova tion Is one that is greatly pleasing to the traveling public, as attested by expressions of approval made by pas sengers. The former dining room was located in the hull section of the boat. Many Difficulties Surmounted Former Governor Emerson C. Har rington. president of the company, and during whose administration as Governor of Maryland the ferry lino was organized and put into operation, was among those who took the de lightful water trip yesterday. At luncheon, the State's former chief executive delivered a short talk in which he recounted the many difficul ties that the company experienced at. the time of incorporation and in the first few months of its existence. Governor Harrington said that, in view of the obstacles which the com pany had met and overcome, it was very gratifying indeed to note the splendid progress the company has made. Financial Growth Shown Of especial interest to stockholders and patron’s of the line was the for mer Governor’s announcement that he company now is enjoying an ex cellent financial position. It having >nly a small current indebtedness which can be paid almost at any *ime. The bonded indebtedness which originally amounted to SIOO,- )00 has been reduced to $58,000, and , this whole amount. It Is believed, will he paid off within at least four years I time. , Trip Across Bay Popular The growing popularity of the ferry line, which has brought Annapolis ; and other people of the Western j Shore into such close proximity to the eastern side of the Chesapeake is further evidenced by the fact that the business done by the company tufa shown a substantial increase every month. Based on the volume of busi ness already done by the company this year, it is estimated that the line will have furnished transportation to approximately 18,000 automobiles and 90,000 passengers during the present calendar year. Winding l’p Fourth Sommer While this is the fourth summer that the ferry line has been in opera tion, the company actually has been in existence little more than three years, it having been organized In June, 1919. However, during the three years, more than 40,000 auto mobiles and 250,000 passengers have been carried on its boats, and the prospects for future business on an •Yven bigger scale are very bright. -Among those who went on the wa *er-trip yesterday were the following: Former Governor Emerson C. Har ington, of Cambridge. Md., president of the line; Mayor Samuel Jones, of Annapolis; Captain T. C. B. Howard, general manager of the ferry cona aany; James F. Strange, Annapolis; George Dawson and Mr. Dodson, di rectors of the company; Mr. Cosden. of St. Michael’s; Mayor Earl Orem, of Cambridge, Md.; Allen Bowie How ard, Ferdinand C. Latrobe, Jr., and Ridgely P. Melvin, of Annapolis. r Double-Header Tomorrow * Tomorrow the Gambrills Athletic Club will lineup against the Nameless Vthletic Association at Gambrills in a Ilouble-header, the first game to start at 2:15 p. m.