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n Dispatches of late are published in Evening Capital. isßio avia* avaNiNQ except bundatb. I \\\ II No. I*s niDii 111 SGUADS HUNGUP Prevails In Middy pp Over Prospects For ( ..,Captain Hcderman Hold Down His Old lotion At Short Stop. idiers HAVE HARD SCHEDULE OF GAMES r , .< r'l'iiciMl optimism over .i( die Naval Acad* i.mi rr-• m t ouches lilakeslee k : Ah iu die youngest nine Tin- -iu.nl has made good e- .)umn |iru< tice ho far and - in. iMuK. loth in the field* fll | lui 111111; departments. y has I< n a shift in the in (l.Mt-rman, the team captain, , u tlxiure at short, and Ellis, •yi !in>ks like a certainty ul !,u: Big Carney, (lie foot ■j;t.uii and Harehct, the Navy’s r• t.a l in i-1 runner, who play* - ft i Hi lerman’H injury last iiKlit.tiK ' "lit at tliird, while i-i-l Mi Kee will both be candi jt second. Three “Vet” Pitchers i ;‘.t. la-rs an- Kelly, Niemeyer pe' r-"ti. all experienced play hi v i-;t- lied the winning game >' West Point last year. Nie • .is will as pitching, plays first cattield lie is a big. strong ■eiil the hardest hitter on the < iil pi. iv at right Held when ' tlie si.ih Peterson hits 1 een lity :-ii in r fi r two seasons ulii mipi "ve with more work ’- is smile doubt as to- either 'M-in nr Newton, substitute its "f last year, tilling the bill’. "ti' is a possibility of trying ■ r two years centretlelder, j the hat lie has played the " 1! l• t* paratorv school nines rtf) Ha** -iM.aine Schedule '" ;| - hall schedule, consist r twenty games, all of which 1 luayed at home, lias lieeit The schedule is consid ' e mu- of thc> best ever ar ' r the cadets and includes. 1 ' 't- '■U'h strong opponents | " lege. Lafayette. Penn 'ttnhia, Kiirdham. I’niveraity \Uv.ini., and the Navy. The - \pr 1 4 and closes June U Ki 't!;e with the Navy is the tg- one on the Cadets’ will ic played here this hniiriav, June 2. and will 1 ■>*" .1 title Week" exer - 4' the academy. Ij'e Hec-ii Dorking In Cage ■ c have been working out (Cnutlniiril On Cut*. I \ E ‘ ! ' ! '• PI! Pl' PROM lU’OS! RUG G O I - n. w tlin,aivory! 1 -s ants, ronetien, bed "■"liiUim and all Insects. l'Kll’E. 25c WKST t'N.i PHARMACY I‘isiriliutcirs ' N x Vl'c lI.S, Mil. DCkl'.X SALAD >VSTKR SUPPER M l! be given at t w \i;;is chapel HALL ON— “Mdav. March 20. D Liming 5 P. M. I'RICE. 50c. ( ' r '- s ' : . n.l Cake for sale. For SALE! 'V! my business to 47 ' v "' 1 will sell my for- N 254 West St., at ,-X ’ iTice. Apply JOHN Maryland Ave. WANTED! " ; Nil.s to KENT SIX OK " lI'TSE IN AXXAPO " critlX AXD RENT. F c'akk CAPITAL. GIiLNOT’S ' an J Lunch Room NOW OPEN tottiiitft Capitol. “Y" BUDGET CAMPAIGN OPENED YESTERDAY Workers Given Directions At Luncheons— Will Adept New System Of Soliciting PERSONNEL OF TEAMS A luncheon was given at the ”Y” cafeteria yesterday for the Annapolis captains and their teams. The at tendance was very large and everyone showed a spirit of enthusiasm for the campaign. Mrs. George J. Turner, general chairman of the campaign, gave an interesting talk on the ideals of the “V ’ and the Budget Campaign, and Miss Isobel Williamson, the Na tional Board “Y” worker, who is as sisting in the campaign this year, gave a short talk on the methods of ‘‘cam paigning.” Further directions were then given regarding the work and the literature was distributed among the different captains and teams. For this year’s campaign, the system of selecting names will he used and not soliciting by streets, which has been the regular method In Aiiapolis Every worker, who calls has chosen the names of the people she wishes to see. Captains Of Tennis Mrs. John B. Rippere has charge of the town teams, and the following captains and teams will serve: Team No. I.—Mrs. C. C. Bramble, captain; Mrs. R. S. Merrick, Mrs. P. (fontlntirti On Ear* 4.) UNIVERSITY CLUB TO HEAR ACCOUNTS OF MILK INDUSTRY * - ... The University Club meeting will be held on Thursday evening at 8 o’clock in McDowell Hall. Milk and its pro duction and care will form the sub ject of two of the papers of the even ing. Following is the program: “The Production of Milk," John C. Gray, assistant professor. Department of Electrical Engineering and Phy sics. U. S. Naval Academy; "The Sanitary Side of the Milk Industry." Clyde L. Frear, assistant professor Po-*t Graduate School, U. S. Naval Academy; “Lee’s Decision at Gettys burg." Hugh R. Riley, major. Offi cers’ Reserve Corps, EXPLOSION IN DUPONT PLANT KILLS THREE # . (Hr The Asoriite*l Press.) SCRANTON. PA., Mar. 20.—An ex plosion in the packing mill of the Dupont Powder Company at Belin Village, 5 miles south of Scranton, today killed three men. They were: John Graham. Edward Ketcham and a third employee name^JTaylor^ Tea Dance! —AT— Maryland Hotel AT 3 15 P. M. Wednesday , March 21st Admission, V>. Couple. 750. 000^000000000000000000000* o o O T-l • O rrancise e Incorporated O WASHINGTON, D. C O O £ EXHIBIT £ O CHILDREN' S DRESSES HATS o £ * AXD COATS £ March .’lst and 22nd „<> GREEN DOOR TEA ROOM £ PJiS X. Charles Street S Mrs. Nathaniel Willis James. Jr. £ O Representative. o o o 0000000000000000000000003* CURLING AND WATER WAVING Ella Small Colbert (Formerly with Miss L. P. Winslow.) SHAMPOOING - MANICURING Facial Massage - Scalp Treatment Rooms 14 and 10 Hays Building (Third Floor) Phone IkSl-W. Annapolis. Md. O £ % Everybody Loves ItJ % WHAT? £ ii Hr v I i TJie Milk Bread 1 Z AT THE § o o £ Maryland Hotel Bakery £ c Try It! Only 7c. a Lonj o ' O J 00000000000000000000030000 BULK OF ESTATE OF T.E. STRANGE LEFT TO WIDOW BY WIFE Mrs. Lena Strange, widow of the late Thomas E. Strange, is made the chief beneficiary of the estate of the latter, whose will was tiled today for probate in the Anne Arundel County Orphans’ Coyrt. The will was drawn on March 10 last, and Mr. Strange died March 12. The will, after stipulating that the oldest son of the testator, R. Thorn ton Strange, should have a one-third of the testator’s interest in the busi ness, as well as the real estate of the Strange and White Company, Main street merchants. tl*e rest of the es tate of every description is left to the wife of the testator, who is also named as executrix, without bond. The will was witnessed by John S. Strahorn and his wife, Juliet D. Strahorn. , THOUSAND HOMELESS BY TENN. TORNADO (Il>- The AuMM-iated Freni*.) MEMPHIS, TENN., Mar. 20. Ap proximately 1.000 persons are home less in the tornado swept area of northwestern Mississippi and must l e provided food and clothing to aid them in rehabilitating themselves, ac cording to an estimate made by G. C. Crane and A. B. Lovett, representa tives of the Red Cross in the” stricken area. KEY WEST VISITED BY DISASTROUS FIRE (Rv Th Amm-UImI Press.) KEY WEST, FLA., Mar. 20.- Fire, starting in a building occupied by the Cortez Cigar Company, destroyed 35; dwellings before teiug brought under control here today. The army and navy departments were called upon j for assistance in subduing the blaze, 1 the origin of which was undetermin ed. COX'S fiTHTUDE on" INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ENDORSED BY BRYAN (By The Associated Press.) MIAMI. FLA., Mar. 20.—Former governor James M. Cox's attitude on the international situation was en dorsed here last night by W. J. Bryan. Both were speakers at the banquet given by the Florida State Bar Association. Mr. Cox said we are not enjoying the fruits of peace because America had abandoned the rest of the world when she refused to give the same vigorous aid to peace readjustment that she extended when the contest was on. It was not only a craven and cow ardly retreat from our responsil ili ties, but abandonment as well of the principles for which our heroic sol diers died. Mr. Cox outlined a program for international action and when Mr. Bryan arose he said that the thing of first importance in the world's af fairs was our relationship and par ticipation. he said: “I endorse everything Governor Cox has said and recognize his sug gested program as a common sense solution of grave troubles.” GIRLS PALL BEARERS FOR UNFORTUNATE CHUM Four little girls, playmates and schoolmates of Miss Ella M. Graefe, 7-year-old daughter of George Graefe. who was fatally injured when struck by an automobile on the Tamp Parole road last Thursday afternoon, acted as pallbearers at her funeral, which took Diace yesterday aftej-noon at 3 o’clock. Services were held at the residence of the unfortunate girl’s • father. 477 West street extended. Rev. Arthur E. Owens, pastor of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Chqrch (South). 1 officiating, and were largely attended by relatives and friends of the family. Interment was made in Cedar Bluff i cemetery. The girls who acted as pallbearers were: Misses Dorothy Myers, Gloria Gelhaus, Carolyn Russell and Lucille Schuler. Funeral Directors James S Taylor and Sons had charge of the obsequies. Recovers From Pneumonia Convalescent from a severe illness 1 of pneumonia. John Wells, 27 years old. son of John H. Wells. 11 Francis \ street, has been discharged from the | Emergency Hospital, where he was s s patient for several weeks. ESTABLISHED IN 1884. ANNAPOLIS, MIX, TUESDAY,MARCH 20, i2:i One Cent Verdict To Mrs. Hooker In SIOO,OOO Suit After a trial extending over a period of ten days, a jury in the Superior Court of _ Baltimore, Judge,Cliarles W. Heuisler, presid ing. this morning returned a ver dict of one cent damages in favor of Mrs. Donald R. Hooker, in her suit against the A. S. Abell Com pany. publishers cf the Baltimore Sun. Mrs. Hooker claimed dam ages of SIOO,OOO. The jury reached its conclusion late yesterday afternoon, but it was agreed that the verdict should Le turned into court, seal ed at 10 o’clock this morning. Immediately after the announce ment of the verdict.!Judge Hc-uis ler cleared the court room and proceeded with routine business. The suit was based upon alleg ed misquotation In The Sun. of certain remarks made- by Mrs. Hooker in a public address, dis cussing intermingling or mar riage among the races. SENIOR DRAMATIC CLUB OF ST. JOHN'S TO STAES PLAY IN M'DOWELL HALL The- popular Broadway play, “Nothing But the Truth,” which the Senior Drajnatlc Club of St. John’s College has been giving for the past two months at various towns in the vicinity of Annapolis and Southern i Maryland, is at last ready for produc tion In Annapolis. The -youthful dra matists have been perfecting the play since the beginning of the .season with | the ultimate object of staging it be fore the people of this city, as well as the student body of the college. Five performances have been given so far, the following places having been visited: St. Margaret’s, David sonville. Prince Frederick, La Plata, and Millersville. The cadets’ efforts have been rewarded by remarkable ; success on all the above occasions, and the rendition of the play now is well nigh perfect. The play is a three-act comedy, written by James Montgomery, and was originally produced in New York City for a run of one year. It has been-pronounced by critics as “one of the funniest and brightest farces ever written.” The preparation and production of the play at St. John's has been under the expert supervision of Prof. Syd ney S. Handy, head of the Department of English and public speaking at the college. His unceasing efforts have contributed largely to the great suc cess with which the play has met. The cast of characters is practically the same as that which last year gave “It Pays to Advertise” with such re markable success. The students are very ably assisted by five young ladies living in Annapolis, and the rendition of all the parts is of the highest order. Cadet William C. Baxter Is leading man, while Miss Virginia Handy is the leading female character. The performances will be given in • McDowell Hall on Thursday and Fri . day evenings of this week, beginning , at 8:15 o’clock. Tickets are on sale now at Moore’s Confectionery, Mary land avenue, and T. Kent Green's Drug Store, Main street. ITALIAN COLONY OF | YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO, PLAN FASCISTI BODY (ftr The Aitor!nt*d fm*.) 1 YOUNGSTOWN. 0.. Mar. 20.—A , group of prominent members of the , Italian colony here today revealed to i newspapers thc-'r nlan for organizing -a branch of the Fascisti with the 1 avowed purpose of stamping out an i alleged Uackhand organization said 5 to be responsille for one murder and ® cne attempted murder on S”idav. th s latest of a long list of killings and • assaults. The spokesmen all are Am ■' erican citizens of Italian lirth. 1 American Bluejackets f Praised For Behavior s Admiral S. A. Anderson, command -9 ing the Asiatic fleet, has written the e Navy Department a glowing account or the behavior of American sailors in e Far Eastern waters. On a visit to China, the governor of Hongkong wrote the admiral his compliments, and Gen. Leonard Wood, governor s general of the Philippines, handed s them additional posies on their visit s to Cebu. e Admiral Anderson concluded: “It a is demonstrated that American sailors are American gentlemen.” NAVY IS FAVORITE IN COLLEGIATE GYM. MET; TEN TEAMS ARE ENTERED With ten of the larger colleges sending teams, the finals of the In tercollegiate Gymnastic Association, which will take place at the Naval Academy Friday evening, promise to furnish an interesting event. Every effort is being made to insure speed ing the conduct of the affair. The institutions which will send teams are Yale, Harvard. University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Massa chusetts Technology, University of Xew York. Rutgers, Haverford. Dart mouth. and the Naval Academy. The Navy has high hopes of taking both team and individual honors John B. Pearson, Jr., captain of the Navy team, has been individual cham pion for two years, while the Navy team has won for three successive years. The Navy entrants will prob ably be: Horizontal bar, Pearson. Oaneev and Wheelock; parallel bars. Pearson and Replinger; side horse. Pearson. Clark and Sanders; flying rings, Taylor and Wood; tumbling, Truax, Stimson and Sylvester. Special Meeting Of Saint Anne’s Society A special meeting of St. Anne’s Society will be held at the Parish House on Thursday. March 23. at 7:30 p. m., to arrange for the sale to be held by the Society on Saturday, March 31. All members of the Society are urged to be present. PENNSY LEGISLATURE WOULD PERMIT TEN ROUND BOXING BOUTS Th Avaorlated Preaa.l HARRISBURG. PA. Mar. 20—A bill creating a State boxing commis sion and allowing 10-round bouts to a decision was introduced in the State HQUse of Representatives here today. Decisions would be made by two judges, or by the referee if the judges disagreed. FIRE WRECkTcHURCH, HOTEL, SEVERAL OTHER STRUCTURES IN CANADA <By The Associated Press.) COACICOOK. QUEBEC, Mar. 20. Fire today destroyed the Methodist church and parsonage, the Grand Central hotel, two drug stores, a feak ery and a furnishers’ shop. A numTer of barns and warehouses were also destroyed. Families living above the stores are homeless. Louis Fournier, 90 years old. was burned to" death. Several firemen were injured. STANDARDBEARERS GIVE ENJOYABLE MUSICALE In spite of the disagreeable weath er, those who ventured out last night to attend the musicale given by the Standard Bearers felt more than re paid for the effort as a most delight ful program was rendered. Mrs. Ralph B. Foster, who has such j a sweet soprano voice, charmed everyone with her seuections as did Mrs. P. E. "Hemke. especially the en core with a “ ’cello obligato” by Miss ! Dome Smoot. Miss Smoot’s playing of the 'cello with Miss Elizabeth Mun roe as accompanist was delightful. Dr. J. Joyce and Joseph Wilson,! oth extremely popular vocalists, gave sev eral se’ections. Adolph Torovsky, Jr., aroused so much enthusiasm for his piano numt ers that he was otliged to respond repeatedly to calls j for encores. This. Mr. Torovsky most ; graciously did. to the delight of | everyone. The Standard Bearers numl ers a group of talented young ladies among its memters. Those who took part in last night's musicale included Miss Bealer and Miss Frank, Peabody stu dents. who showed great skill at the ■ piano; Miss Frances Rullman, whose clean soprano voice always charms and who was obliged to respoud to an encore which was much applaud ed. , The solo of Mr. Woeful and the , selections by the orchestra from Bal . timore added the final touch to an extremely pleasing program. Mr Woeful came ever from Baltimore es- I pecially to assist the young ladies in i giving the musicale. W. E. King, Miss Munroe. Miss t Bealer and Adolph Torovsky also s rendered much service as accom panists. INDEPENDENT FIREMEN j BUY CHEMICAL TRUCK | New Apparatus, Costing $2,515, Will Be Used Chiefly For Rural Service OFFICERS ARE ELECTED Formal announcement that the In-1 dependent Fire Company has placed an order for a new chemical tiro j truck at an outlay of $2,515. was j made at the annual meeting of mem- 1 hers of that organization held last J ( night. The truck, which will he purchased from the American-La I France Fire Engine Company, will he used chiefly for service in rural com- 1 munities. Two chemical tanks of 40- gallon capacity will make up its chief equipment and it will also be used for hose-carrying purposes. With this new piece of apparatus added to j its equipment, the company will then ' be in a position to answer fire alarm calls In the county. Elect Officers For Year John M. Taylor, was re-elected. president, and other officers of the , company for the year, were chosen j at last night’s meeting, as follows: i Vice-president, George F. Quaid; treasurer, Robert Crutch ley; secre tary, R. A. Harrington; assistant secretary, E. L. Colbert; finance committee, Jacob P. Wohlgemuth, Fred Feldmeyer and Arthur D. Moss; and by-laws, Anthony C. Davis, C. L Brewer, George F. Quaid, John Nulte and James Leddy; trustees, J. W. Hopkins. Ernest Russell, J. M. Hop kins, Harry Green. H. G. Weaver;, assistant fire marshal, Roy L. Mor gan; foreman. Frank Green. Jr ; mechanician, Arthur. Elliott; dele gates to State convention: R. L. Morgan, C. W. Tucker, Frank Greet Robert Crutchley, J. p. Wohlgemuth; alternates: Daniel Parkinsoni John Nulte, Fred, Feldmeyer, J. W. Hopkins I and Harry Green.- VIRGINIA FRUIT NOT HARMED BY FREEZE i : fßy The Associated Press.) RICHMOND, VA., Mar. 20.—The freezing temperature last night and early today caused no damage to Vir ginia fruit crops, but probably len efltted them, George W. Koitier, state commissioner of agriculture, stated today. Mrd joiner said buds In the commercial fruit l ells of the stat ‘ are not out yet and that the presen; cold wave will retard their develop ment thus probably saving them if there should be heavy "frost Idler. SCHOOL SUPERVISORS TO MEET TOMORROW A conference of county supervis ors of schools will be held in the Park Avenue Building, Baltimore, to morrow and Thursday, at the call of Dr. Albert S. Cook. State . Superin tendent of Education. A numler of addresses have been scheduled for the second day of the conference. Various phases of teachers’ meetings will be discussed. Mrs. Sarah S. Ervin, of St. Mary’s county, will open Thursday’s meeting with aq address on "Satisfactory and . Unsatisfactory Grouping of Teachers ’’ Five other speakers, including Mif3 i Lida Lee Tall, of the State Normal I School, will discuss teachers’ mee.- I ings. Dr. Cook will open the conference \ tomorrow morning at 9:30. There ; will also be an afternoon session. Both will be held in the Park ave • nue budding. Can You Tell The Truth j t Let the “Undignified” Seniors Show You How! ‘DO NOT MISS “NOTHING BUT THE | TRUTH” : in McDowell hall e Thursday and Friday,March 22 and 23 AT 8:15 .P. M. I J j " ADDED ATTRACTION The Rejuvenated St. John’s Orchestra | ALREADY FAMOUS, BUV NOW BETTER THAN EVER * Admission: Grownups, 75c.; Youngsters, 50c. - j j Get your ticket* at Moore's, Maryland Avenue, or Green's, Main Street. ■ ') THE WEATHER: I * Increasing cloudiness with rising temperature . tonight. COMPREHENSIVE LOCAL AND GENERAL MSWE PRICE TWO CENTS. BLACKMAIL PLOT THOUGHT TO BE KEENAN MURDER Case Of Model’s Death Takes Sharp Turn Today And Police Work On Tip She Was Slain Because She Refused To Co- Operate. ORIGINATOR OF SCHEME THREATENED VICTIM (By The Associated Press.) NEW YORK. Mar. 20. The Dor othy Keenan murder case took a sharp turn when the police began In vestigating a tin that the model had be< n slain after she had refused to co-operate in a plot to hlackmatl the mysterious "Mr. Marshall,” her elder ly and wealthy admirer. A score of detectives were dispatched to check up on confidential information re ceived by the police to the effect that de pite the fact that "Mr. Marshall” \\’i t reported to have exercised dis cretion in his afTairs of the heart. Miss Keenan had in her possession a package of fetters from him. Came Ah Sensation This information came as a sensa tion after it had been reported that "Mr. Marshall," reputed to boa Bos ton manufacturer, had kept his real i:a:ne from the girl. According to information supplied the police the letters from Mr. Mar shall were in Miss Keenan's apart ment in West 57th street the night IfCpre she was found dead iu |ei with an empty chloroform bottle be side her. Miss Keenan was said to have been approached by one of her male friends with the suggestion that the letters be nut to practical uae w<h a view to obtaining money from “Mr. Marshall." "I have never done anything like that and I would never consent to such a thing now,” the model is said to have replied. Plotter Gets Angry The originator of the blackmail plot then was reported to have become angry and threatened Miss Keenan. After this scene, Miss Keenan was~ said to have placed in her private lex at the National City Bank at least one letter. The police said tho bo - : would be opened today. The model was said to have told friends of the blackmail suggestion and they Informed "Mr. Marshall,” who was reported to have gone to the Keenan suite the night of the mrrder with his secretary to get the letters. The police claim to have knowledge that several persons had ke/s to the apartment and advance tho theory that promoters of the blackmail , plot, finding themselves th-varted, chloroformed the girl and then took whatever jewels they could find. NOTICE! If you arp a Kon or Grandson of a Veteran of the United States Army. Navy or Marine Corps of the Civil War. send your name and correct ad dress to P. O. BOX ISM, Annapolis, Sid. at 23 _ WANTED! - SALESMEN ANNAPOLIS TERRITORY. Apply 102 CHARLES STREET Between 7 and 9 P. M.