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Englishman En glishman Give His Views Viewsof Viewsof Viewsr
r of ofNational National Sport SportAMERICAN SportAMERICAN SporLAthRcAN
Flr FIrat t Inning Given In lAstnll Dt Ltat1Oe Ltat1Oescription nDe nDescription De DeHorlptlon
Horlptlon scription of Players In In Their TheirPlaces TllcirIJace T1u1rFIave
Places and Theory T eory of Came GnneRe GnneReBUIt cameReu1t Re Result ¬
sult u1t and Summaries of the Fast FastContest FnstContest Fa8tConteAt
Contest Between Jaeklcs JaeklcsAn JncJdcaAn JnckIeAn
An Englishmans ningUsh an8 view of ot our ur national nationalpastime naUonalpastJrnels nutlonalpastIme
pastime pastJrnels Is I given 1n 1nanartlo18 an artlola from a pa paper paper paper ¬
per published In Singapore Sln nore India It Itdescribes Itd ftd
describes d crlbGa a game between the th sailors aIIors of oftwo oftwo oftwo
two American battlo ships and to tothe tothecorrosDondont the thecorrespondent thecorrespondent
correspondent It appeared appeargp as follows followsNobody fol1owaNobody followsNobody
Nobody seemed to know anything anythingabout anythingabout j
about it It1 he writes when the game I
first started but by the time the last lastman lasttnEn lastm1
man had been put out there was a l won wonderful wondutul wonthrful ¬
derful lot ot of expert knowledge knowl dgo being of offered offered offared ¬
fered cheap Personally I learned that thatthe thatthE thatth
the th four corners ornrJ of the diamondshaped diamondshapedflcld
field wero called 06l1e bases that there thcroww was a aperson aperson aperson
person called the pitcher and another anotherthe anotherthe anotherthe
the striker and another the etcher catcher1but cttcherbut etcherbut
but all I know yet et of the th theory of tho thogame thohtlme thegame
game is that one side has got to out outthe outthe outthe
the other by 1 maiming almlng them 2 merci mercifully mercItuUy morelfully ¬
fully catching them or 3 knocking them themdown themdown themdown
down and lying on them th m If I am wrong wrongwill wrongwl1l wrongwill
will some one please correct c rr t me meIn mein j
In the beginning the pitcher took his hisstand hisstand hisstand
stand in the center of the diamond dlamondthe dlamondthesaC diamondtheafost the thesafest
safest saC st place placewhile while the umpire our friend friendP rlendP
P A G Grimes took refuge behind him himThe himlhe himThe
The striker atrlkerwho who might mlht more properly be becalled bet8lled bealled
called alled tho struck stru struckstood kstood stood In the corner cornerfacing cornorfl cornerfucing
facing fl lng him armed with a big stick Be Behind Bohind Behind ¬
hind th the striker was as the catcher who put puthis puthis puthis
his head in a a bird cage and hung a bed bedquilt bedquilt bedquilt
quilt over his chest The flelderfe wore woreplaced woreplaced woreplaeed
placed one on each base and everybouy everybouywore oerybouywore overybouycore
wore on his left hand a huge glove 106 which whichseemed whichseemed whichseemed
seemed at first to be meant for the cas castigation castlgnUon castigaUon
tigation of anybody anyb dy who survived the at atttntions attE attnUon0
ttntions tE = nUons of tho pitcher but which I Ilearned I1f Iearned
learned 1f amed later was very useful for catch catching catchIn catchlng ¬
ing In
Then the th came bogan The pitcher pitchercoddled pitchercoddled pitcherddIed
coddled ddIed tha th ball for a moment muttered muttereda
a prayer over It whirled round twisted twistedhis twistedhis twistedhis
his arms like a contortionist cocked his hisIPR his1fJ hisleg
leg 1fJ up u and when ho h thought he had hadthoroughly hadthoroughb hadthoroughly
thoroughly deceived de < < tved the other man threw threwthe threwthE thTowthe
the ball at at atbha him with all Ills might Per Fertunately Perturately r rtunateJy
tunately the striker saw 8W it coming and anddodged anddodged anddodged
dodged very vor or skilfully The catcher as ashis a8his ashis
his name implies caught it and threw it itbackto ItbAekfto
4 i backto the pitcher meanwhile watching watchingto
to see e that the th victim didnt run away awayYelled awayYellec1 awayYelled
Yelled uDnll Ball One
The rIta pitcher tried SL aS second cond shot and andthe andthe andthe
the Hold yelled oUed Ball ono at It Is a ar ball 0011I
I r believe if the pitcher throws it at the theother theother
other mans legs or his bt faea ha must try tryto tryto tryto
to hit him on the body bodyPitch bodyPitch
0 Pitch a nice one Bluebell Dlu lU screamed screamedthe scr screamedthe am d dthA
the field fi Jd and the pitcher did nearly noorl hit hithim hithim hithim
him in fact factBut tactBut factsBut
But thajiext the ncxt ball was too much for forthe forthe r rthe
the strikers strlk 1 pdtlance p tlonee He threw Wg b1 club clubat clubat clubat
at it and in ft the resulting rN lltn confusion es escaped eeaped cecaped ¬
caped He < dfnt get far however ¼ for forthe forthe forthe
the first base bas stopped him himThe hlniThe himThe
The next naxttrJker Striker was a man of spirit spiritHe spiritHe pir1tHe
He showed great contempt for the balls ballsand bansand ballsand
and instead In ead of evading he swiped angrily angrilywith angrBywith angrilywith
with his ha club Perhaps the spectators spectatorswould speetatorswould spectatorswould
would have been happier if he had ovad evaded ovadfd ovaded ¬
ed them Anyway the first ball tipped tippedoft
4 off his club aridjpayed ar 4pl d hajpc iac with the thebare thebare thebare
bare legs of a group gro of otMalay Malay youngsters youngsterswho youngsterswho Qungstarsvho
who were war sitting on front of the pavil pavilion pavUI MviiIon ¬
ion I n They Tht retTeate retreatAAln retreteinQqleJ1Cr ln Qod firder et into intothe Intotn intothe
the tn basement baa nent of tae olubhttose cdubh and andwatched andwatched andwatched
watched the remainder of the th game H me from frombehind lromblhlnd frombehInd
behind the grill LuckY for them they thoydid theydid theydid
did The second nd baU came me the same way wayand wayand wayand
and endangered the Ufa Ut Of 9r f two osleemed osleemedresidents Mteemedresidents nseemed nseemedresidents
residents They rose hurriedly hurrlCJ4IYtDd and shift shifted shUted shifted ¬
ed their thelrcbalrs chairs They were were too cute cutehowever cutehoweyer cutehowever
however to sit down again they wisely wiselyheld wlttel wlttelheld wiselyheld
held their chairs in their hands and an pro prepared proparfd propared ¬
pared to bolt again The third balfland balflandod bIllrtandfd baflland bafllandid
od on the roof of tho pavilion and staid staidthere staIdthere staidthere
Describes Pitchers Antlcx AntlcxThat AntIcjThat ntlCK ntlCKThat
That thought I was Wfl 111 more than the thepitcher thepitcher thepitcher
pitcher bargained for But n ne He Fl had hadquite hadquite hadquite
quite a stock of ammunition and atdselect atdselectIng select selecting selectIng ¬
ing another ball he coddled it as usual usualswung usuaJswung hsualSWung
swung his Js arms pranCed cocked his left leftleg leetleg leftleg
leg and hurled It It This time tlmethe the striker strikergot ftrJkergot strikergot
got it fair and square and while the thefielders theftlldel9 theft4ders
fielders were looking for It on the Espla Esplanade Esplanade lsplstnade ¬
nade he made good his escape The pris prisoner priSoner prisoner ¬
oner on the fIrst base also bolted but he heran heran heran
ran too tar for just as ft he ntui ha almost almostgot almoltBot almo1got
got back among his shipmates s lpm tea at the thestriking thestrIkng thestriking
striking station a big fellow on the other otherside otherside otherside
side knocked him down sat t on him and andhit andhit I Ihit
hit him twice in the head with the ball ballHe banHe ballHe
He left no possible po lble shadow of doubt doubtabout doubtabout doubtabout
about It the man was out outA out outA outAthlrd
A Athlrd third striker went in but he if I IAs IAs 1 1As
As Gift Time TimeDraws TimeDraws TimeDraws
Draws Near NearIt
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Mayor Robert E Joyce of Mount MountRainier MountRaInier MountRainier
Rainier was as honored by the mem members members mombers ¬
bers of the city council and the thecitizens thecltlzons thecitIzens
citizens generally of Mount Rainier last lastnight lastnight lastnight
night when he was presented with o omagnificent nmagnificent a amagnificent
magnificent punch bowl eighteen inches incheshigh Inahohl Incheshigh
high hl h and twentyseven indies In diam diameter dlametor diamoter ¬
eter which was made expressly for the thecitizens th thcitizens thecitizens
citizens of Mount Rainier Rain lor by tfc the Dulin DullnMartin DulinMartin DulinMartin
Martin Company of this city cityTho clt cltTllo cityThe
The presentation took place In Potts PottsHall PottsHall PottsHall
Hall during a meeting of tho mayor ma Or and andcouncil andcouncil andcouncil
council and In tho presence of a n large largenumber largenumollt largenumber
number of prominent residents of the thet theto thetown
t to town wn It
n Clerk Maurice E StaJHngs In Innuuine Inmaninc inmaing
nuuine thOypresontation said saidThe salelThe saulThe
The citizens of Mount Rainier take takepleasure takepleasure takepleasure
pleasure In presenting you ou Mr Mayor Mayorwith M MayorwIth or orwith
with this bowl as a token of their ap appreciation apprecIation appredatIon ¬
preciation of oyour your work w rk as mayor of this thistown thistown thistown
town and also to extend to you oU hearty heartyChristmas hoarlyChristmas heartyChristmas
Christmas greetings sreoUn s and aoe good withes 1fhea for forthe forthe forthe
the coming year They wish me m to t toll tollyou tollyou tellyou
you that thoy take this way of showing showingtheir showlnljtheIr showingtheir
their appreciation of the Interest you youhavo youhave OU OUhave
have shown in tho community communltyaad and the themaintenance themaintenance themaintenance
maintenance of law and order orderWhen orderWhoo orderWhen
When Mayor Joyce Jo cc arose In response rosponsoto rOflPOnlioto responseto
to numerous calls for a spwch ho was wasgreeted walgTeeted Wasgreeted
greeted with continued applause applauseremember applUleremember applauseremember
remember rightly was caught and was wasthus wasthul wasthus
thus saved ed all tho cas cn1gaUon lgatlon that fell to tothe totho tothe
the others At the samo time the previ previous provlow proviOtis ¬
Otis striker who was Imprisoned about aboutthe aboutthe aboutthe
the second base ba e was grossly maltreated maltreatedand maltrt maltreatedand d dan
and an was U unable u ale to run any farther
That rnat finished tho inning for as soon soonas Sonas soonas
i as three tJlret thre strikers are put hers de combat combatI
I gathered It was the turn of the other otherside othersldo otherside
i side The misused strikers it must be bosaid beaid besaid
said aid got some of their own back backAs backItAs backAs
ItAs As to the rest r Bt of the game I dont re remember remember remember ¬
member much I know they played nine nineinnings nineInnings nineInnings
innings each side put a bail occasionally occasionallyamong oacaalonallyamong oocaalonaiiyamong
among the spectators and the stengahs stengahson
on the club lub veranda veran v and did their host hostto boltto btto
to murder one another anotherResult anotherRemtll anotherRed
Result Red lt U S S SWheelfnlt Wheeling S runs and
2 casualties U S S Petrel no runs and andno andno andno
no casualltlos spectators shattered shatterednerves sbatterednen08 shatterednerves
nerves Cricket Club expanse of roturf roturfIng roturtIng
Ing the padang padangBASEBALL padangBASEBALL padangBASEBALL
Dreyfuss Dr yfuss Couldnt Coi1dnt Borrow on onPropertyTen onProperty4en onPropertyfJen
PropertyTen Years Ago AgoNothing AgoNothing
Nothing that could be said can Better fitterdemol18trate Betterdemonstrate stter stterdemonstrate
demonstrate the remarkable growth of ofbaseball orbuobaJl
baseball during the last ten years ears than thanthe thanthe thanthe L
the statement recently made by Presi President PrIHlIdent Preeldent ¬
dent Braney Dreyfuss of tho Pittburg Pittburgolub PUwburgclub PIttsbor
club showing the changed conditions in inthe inthe in inthe I
the financial end of the game In that thatshort thatslJort
short period Dreyfuss Dr6 fu experience Is Isthat Isthat h hthat r
that ton y yo4rs 4rs lrs ago he eoukl not borrow b borrowt rr w a acent neent
cent t on baseball stock and tnat last lastyear lastc
year c r when he needed ready money for forthe torthe fmthe
the completion coUJPJ9tIon of Fc Ft Fhs l s Field in PiUs Pittsburg FIlaburg PiUsburg
burg afb6nklng banking house accepted the stock stockofHhe st k kot
ofHhe ot < thi th Plttsburg club as sfcourlty GUrltyatlts GUrltyatltspar at its itspar lUpar
par value valueIn vBlutuIn
uIn In l9 I opened negotiations fN said saidIreyfuss Id IdDreyfuss d dr I
Dreyfuss r Yf to buy out o t Kerr and Auten Autenpart Autenpart I Ipart
part owners of the Plttsburg club and andafter andafter anc I Iafter
after much preliminary sparring they theygave theygave
gave mo an option on their stock tock at I Ia 126 126a la I
a share shareI sharI
I made known to o the bank officials officialsthat o lelals lelalsthat
that I wanted to borrow borrow W009 offlclalt What Whatsecurity Whatsecurlt t
security securlt have you got was the question questionasked question3ked questionI I
asked me I informed them that I hd hdthat hadthat ha hathat I
that amount of stock in tho Pittsburg Pittsburgclu Pittsburgcl Pittaburiclue
clu cl clue that I was willing to put ui u as col collateral collateraJ collateral ¬
lateral Sorry Sorry they replied but base baseball baseball baseball ¬
ball stock has no standing whatever in inbanking In I Ibanking
banking circles and we could not ever CO l laccePt taccept
accept the stock as part security So I Ihad Ihad i ihad
had to borrow the money elsewhere in inorder Inorder In 1 1order
order to buy the club clubLast
Last summer Just ten years later laterfound i ifound 1 1found r
found it necessary to raise JSOWo i0o OOO in Inhurry a ahurry ahurry
hurry in the transaction that has given giveni i ius
us u the finest ball park in the country countrywent I Iwent Ient
went ent to two banks to sec about getting gettingthe gettlngthe r rthe
the money asking a loan of 125000 In Ineach Ineach Ii i ieach
each eachIt
It 4 What collateral have you your 7 I again againwas agalnwas agabwas
was asked Stock in the Plttsburg club clubI
I replied Thats good enough said the theofficiate theoIDcla1 thi thiofficials
officiate well accept It at Its per value valueand valueJUld valuepnd
and I got the coin without delay delayKAIJmAH dolayKAUFMAN delayKATrELAN
Wants nnts to Meet feet Jack Johnson for the tlieChampionship theCltumpioWlhlp tb C CChampionship
Championship ChampionshipSan
San Francisco Dec 22 22WIth With the theconcurrence theconcurrence thi thiconcurrence
concurrence o q cj f Billy Delaney the vet veteran veteran vetcran ¬
eran trainer Al Kaufman has decided decidedto I Ito
to issue a challenge at once to Jack JackJohnson JackJohnson JaciJohnson
Johnson for a match for the heavy heavyweight henoyweight heavyweight ¬
weight championship of the world worldThe worldThe worldThe
The Californian will remain here until untilafter untllafter I Iafter
after the holidays when he will go on onthe onthr ci cithe
the road again The postponing of the theBossBarry theRossDarry tb 0 0RossBarry
BossBarry match in New Orleans haj hajoverthrown hfUouthrown ha haoverthrown
overthrown Kaufmans plans to meat meatthe meetthe moo I Ithe
the winner wlnaerI vlnuerI
I hav have talked the matter over o rwfth rwfthB1IIy with withBilly i iBilly
Billy Delaney this week said Kauf Kaufman Kaut KautJ1Rn KaufIpn ¬
man Ipn and he agrees It Is high tlme to toIssue toIssue ti D Dlsue
Issue a challenge to Johnson I dont dontclaim dontchlm don t tclaim
claim H o be the hope of the white race racebut racebut racebut
but I Co to o think I am the one who Is Islegitimately 18Ifs1t I S SlrgItrdtely
legitimately Ifs1t dtely entitled to challenge I am ammuch ammuch an S Smuch
much heavier in weight and show how a lot lotmore lotmore lo t tmore
more speed than the last time I mot rae t
Johnson My boxing has Improved If I f
I Johnson wants to wait about a year yearthf 1
then thf > n I will be roay rea y for him himShe himSJe himSLe
She Knew Knewfrom Knewrom Knew1rom
from rom the Chicago Chi Post PostYou Postl PQstYou
l It You arc late she says with a awomans awom awomans
womans wom 1s sweet habit of saying the un unnecessary unnecesslPY usnecessary ¬
necessary necessaryYesv necesslPYYes necessaryYes
Yesv Yes he acknowledges Several Severalthings Soveralthings LI LIthings
things made me late In the first place placeI
I met Jones and nd Bingham as I was rush rushing rushIng rushLag ¬
ing to the train and in the second placa placaI pIne ci ciI
I felt that I had to set em up to them thembecause thembecause thenbecause
because of old college days and andTon andYou andYou
You neednt bother to toll me what whathappened wha t thaplened i ihaprenedln
happened haprenedln In the third fourth 0urth fifth sixth sixthseventh sIxthseventh I Iseventh
seventh eighth ninth tenth and on up u p
to the twentieth place she remarks remarksicily rcmurksIcily I IIcily
Ho thanked th kcd the people of Mount Rain Rainier RainIer ¬
ier for their good wishes and he said he hewas heWflS
was gratified If l any an modest modesteffort ffort on his hispart hispart binpart I
part had resulted In good to the town townand townand
and proposed to continue to do whatever whateverho
ho could for the advancement of t the com community commUrilty ¬
munity munityCorporation mUriltyCorpol8tlon
Corporation Qpunsel Benjamin F L LHeron 1 1Heron
Heron congratulated Mayor Joyce and andpredicted andpredicted I
predicted his reelection noxt springJohn spr spring fg fgJohn
John J Moran and other prominent citi citizens citizens citizeTis ¬
zens expressed similar sentiments sentimentsMayor sentimentsMayor sentimentsMayor
Mayor Jpyco was elected mayor of ofMount ofMount 01
Mount Ramier RatiNQr last May the town being beingincorporated beingIncorporated bein beinIncorporated
incorporated under an act of tho Mary Maryland Maryland ¬
land legislature He had the foresight or lght to tosurround tosurround te
surround himself with competent town townofficiate townofficials I
officials notable among them being beingMaurice beingMaurice
Maurice E Stallings town clerk who whorelieves whoreUev8fl I
relieves tho mayor of much of the de detafl detaft
taft work workMayor workMayor
Mayor Joyce Jo co was appointed justlc of oftho oftho ol r
tho peace for Chillum district by Gov GovCrothers GovCrotbers
Crothers and in the administration administrationof
of this Uti office has shown much judicial judicialand judicialand I
and executive ability The mayor Is Isunderstood Isunderstood In Inunderstood i
understood to be ambitious to represent representPrince representPrince t
Prince George County In tho Maryland Marylandlegislature Marylnndlogtalature Marylandlegislators I
legislature and his friends declare that thatif thatI I
if I he decides to make the run In the theprimaries theprimaries th
primaries next summer the tH candidate who whoboats whoboats wh
boats him will realize that he won a hard hardfought hardfought banfought I
fought honor honorBaseball honortOLDTIME
Baseball BaseballlI Men n of the Eighties EightiesAre Eigl1tiesAre 3
Are All but Gone GoneCASE GoneOBRIENS GoneIENS
Jfilba h 1k Care for the Famous Catcher CatcherI CaicherIto GulchesWire
I Wire Ito Passes Away Praising the theNational theNntlonnl tb
National Game GnmcCrnck Crack Battery of ofHie ofthe o o1lst f
the Athletics in 1SS3 Taken In by byCharitable bTChnrItnblc b bCharitable
Charitable institution institutionThai InstItutionaPIUJI
PIUJI P 1515 t P PIJ15dQ15I pbl1 Tes apII apIIThat ph I IThat
That ttt the oldtlmo baSeball players0 play Ufa Ufaw UCowa lit 0
w wa wag a s merry mert on one is fionqraliy EonSvahly tialtoved tialtovedbut toJlovedbut le3levod le3levodut I 0I
but b ut it WM Va not ot a 0 short hort ono as Is proven provenby proonbT a
by the history of the man who helped helpedtjU hQpcdt8 11
tjU t8 Athletic to win tha American Asso Association Associ8tlon Assolatlon ¬
ciation o latlon championship in 1S38 Death has hascat hascut ha S Sut
cat c ut into the ranks of these veterans only onlysix onJ1IiIx oni I Iix
s six ix times Um during the twentyseven yoars yoarsthat yoarsthat year S Sthat
that have pawed since Billy QUI Sharsig Sharsigand SharslgalMl Shars4 g gansi
and hii iI pennant winners returned from fromthe tromthe fror en enthe
the West after ono of tho most sensa sensational sensational sensedorial ¬
tional races rac in the history of the na national national ustional ¬
tional game gnmoThose punaThOH gameThose
Those who have passed away are areOBrien arcOBrien ar C COBnin
OBrien Rowan Matthaws Moynahun MoynahunBirchall MOnf um umBlrcluIJL r
Birchall and Crowloy CrowloyStrangely CrowloyStnmgely CrowleyStrangely
Strangely enough both Bobby Bobb Mat Matthews Matthews Mathaws ¬
thews t and Byrne who formed the famous famousbattery famollbattery S Sbattery
battery in 183 l until Jumping Jack JackJones JackJones JackJones
Jones came < along and took some of tho tholaurel thoItLureiti th 0 0aurels
laurel l aurels from Bobby died In a hospital hospitalafter hospitalafter d dafter
after having IuL vtng been given iYon assistance by bycharitable bycharitable b y ycharitable
charitable friends friendsOBrien frlendlOBrien friendsOBriens
OBrien case CdS was by far tho sadder of c r
the two His right name was Byrne and andalmost andalmost an d dalmost
almost through an accident his plight plightbecame pl1ghtbecnmo p11gb it
became known in time to prolong his hlslIfe hlslIfeand life lifeand hf 0 0and
and to give him much needed medical medicalattention medicalattenUon LI LIattention
attention To the present day generation generationof genoraU genorati6 n nof nof
of fans ffl OBrien was but a a fleeting mem memory u dn dnory 1 1or ¬
ory or but to the oldtimer he was as fa famous famoua L Lmourn ¬
mourn as a Thomas a Dooln Doom or a Kllng Kllngand 1lInGand r rand
and his great work behind the bat is still stillrecalled stIllrooolled sti ii iirecalled
recalled with pleasure pleasureAfter pleasureAfter pleasureAfter
After leaving the diamond OBrien drop dropped dropped dro dropod
ped out of the public eye and ho engaged engagedin engage d dIn
in tho busln business of a teamster for the Dr DrJayne DrJayne D r rJaync
Jayne estate estateCaied estateClued estateCased
Clued for by EIJ Elk ElkLater Elks ElksLater II IILater
Later he becamo tho steward for the theAmity theAmity thi IC ICAmity
Amity GUll Club which has a clubhouse clubhouseot e ez
ot oc th1 z old 01 Deering farm in the Neck Neckwhere Neckwhere c cwhere
where the famous murders occurred oecurredrnan many manyyears y yyeass
I years ea ago OBrien was ill and in dIn distress dIntress ¬
i tress and his condition became known to toJames 0 0James
I James McNally a prominent member of ofthe atthe c if ifthe
the Elks of which organization the fa famous famous fe L Lmoss ¬
mous old player also belonged Mr Mc McNally McNaUy McNally ¬
Nally had OBrien taken to the Mount MountSinai Mo Mour it itSinai t tS1m
Sinai S1m Hospital on April 23 i last last He was wassuffering wassuffering w LO LOsuffering
suffering from a complication of diseases diseasesincluding diseasesInctudlng 5 5Including
including dropsy Brights disease and andcirrhosis andclrrho an d dcirrhosis
cirrhosis clrrho ls or the liver The physicians soon soonsaw soonsaw soc a asaw
saw that the old player did not have even evena evena eve n na
a fighting chance for life but the final finalmonths finalmonths fln ni nimonths
months of his life were made as com 1 1fortablo ¬
fortable as possible through the kindness kindnessof klndnen 3 3of
of the Elks At times though OBrien OBriensuffered OBrIensutfered OBnIc a asuffered
suffered terrible agony agonyOBrien agonyOBrIen agonyOBrien
OBrien never lost his h18lovo love for the na national national an antional ¬
tional game During the past summer and andparly nndoorly au
early fall au no fan In the city was yas ns more moi moikeenly Le
ke keenly < snly interested in tho work of Connie ConnieMacks Conn re
Macks Athletics than he was The news newspapers newspapers uew uewpapers ¬
papers were supplied him and he eagerly eagerlyroad eagerlyroad eagerl eagerlroad
road every word that was printed about aboutthe abouttho abot abotthe
the White Elephants Frequently he ex expressed expre en enpressed ¬
pressed pre sed the wish that thathe he could go to the thecity thecity th thcity
city hall and talk over old times with withhis withhis
his former team mate Lon Knight KnightDuring I inightDuring nlght nlghtDuring
During his last Illness OBrien was wasreconciled wasreconcHed wasreconciled
reconciled to his wife from whom w om he had hadbeen hadbeen
been separated for years yearsWhen yearsWhen yearsWhen
When one pauses to consider the pa pathetic pathetic pathetic ¬
thetic end of the former star almost almostalone almostaJone almostalone
alone and forgotten by the masses who wholionized wholionized wholionized
lionized him less than thirty years ago agowhat agowhat agowhat
what a lesson his death should be b to the themen thomen themen
men whose homecoming from Chicago Chicagoonly Chicagoonly Chicagoonly
only a few weeks ago was awaited nwaltt > d by b
thousands of fans who stormed Broad BroadStreet BroadStreet BroadStreet
Street Station just to get a 0 peep at one oneof oneof oneOf
of the new champions championsBaseball championsBasobnJl championsBaseball
Baseball goes on but the men who made madethe
the game are forgotten In the desire d lre
to do hjamage omagc to the new n w kings of the e
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Frem the ImUinapdis IndiAna lis News NewsA ycTLlittle CTS CTSA
A little red seal on the wrapper of ofyour otyour ofyour
your Christmas gift makes It a double doublegift doublegifta doublegifta
gift gifta a gift to your friend And to every everyone eveiy eveiyone everyone
one afflicted with tuberculosis tuberculosisJiot tuberc tubercuIosiS losl losliot
S Jiot ot Very Expensive EXpCDSlyean Expcutvennixn
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The suggestion sugge tion from fromthewornans the womans page pagethat plSethat pagethat
that handkerchiefs handkerchjefsrnak mak nakes a dainty da1nt alntY gift giftwill Sift Siftwltl hftwljt
will also win the i 1q uriquaiifieS nqiliJ alIfl lI d d hppnn11or approV appro1of
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Effort Made to Check Criti Criticism Criticism ¬
cism of Recent ll cen t Events EventsVISIT Even ta taVISIT
F F1et leet ed Which 1lcll Recently Called nt ntDrltinh a aDritish r
British and French Fren Port Lacked LackedTimc LnekedT1n
Timc T1n tmcLo to Extend I xtend Itinerary So Plans PlauaAre PlnuaAre
Are Made for Another Cruise Orni Czubce e eAfter
Alter the Spring Maneuvers ManeuversItinerary 3IanenersIt
It is likely that the Atlantic battle battleship battleship battleship ¬
ship fleet now abroad will make a cruise cruiseto cruiseto cruIseto
to German port ports noxt summer A tenta tentative tentative tentatlve ¬
tive decision docIion for such a cruise has been beenreached beenreached beeneached
reached r by the Navy Department The Thodetailed ThedcmUed Theetailed
detailed d itinerary has not been worked workedout workedut
out o ut It is most likely however that the thebattlo thebattle theattie 1
battle h attie ships will visit Kiel and probably probablyona probablyne
ona o ne or two other Gorman ports portsOn portsOn portsOn
On the present foreign cruisOthe cruise tho bat battle battIe batie ¬ I
tIe t ie ships of the fleet fleo visited only British Britishand Britishand Britishnd
and a nd French ports on on tho English Chan Channel Chl1nno1 Chanol ¬
nel a ol The fact that no visit to ports of ofGermany otGQrmany ofermany
Germany G ermany wa was included in their itinerary itineraryhan itineraryhnl Itineraryao
han h ao caused some unfavorable criticism criticismof
of o f she he policy of the government by Ger German GermaH Ocrar ¬
man rn ar newspapers newspapersTil8 newspaperaJhls
Til8 unfriendly critiolwn wes accontu accentuated accontuatod accontutcxl ¬
ated a tcxl by the recent re cnt speech of Commander CommanderWilliam ConmanderWll1lam CommanderWilliam
William S Sims U S N commanding commandingofficer commandIngofflcor commandingfficer
officer o fficer of the battle ship Minnesota who whowas whowas whoas
was w as quoted as saying in a speech In InLondon InLondon Inondon
London L ondon on December 3 last la t that Great GreatBritain GrentBritain Greatritain
Britain B ritain would probably rceolvo assist assistance asslltan assistnco ¬
ance an a nco o from the United States in case of o a aforeign afONlgn aoreign
foreign f war This alleged statement statementa tatementwaJ
wa waJ w a telegraphed to Germany G tUlm any and to together togethor toather ¬
gether g ather with the failure of the fleet to tovisit tovisit toisit
visit v isit German ports has been the sub subject subjoot nuboct ¬
ject j oct of much muc criticism in the German GentianCRUISE GermanpNSS
pNSS p ress
Itinerary Itfnern y Hastily Arranged ArrangedIt rrnnged rrnngedIt
It was explained at tho Navy Depart Department Department Departont ¬
ment m ont yesterday that tba the present pr ent itiner itinerary ItInorary ¬
ary a ry wag wa arranged hurriedly after the theoutbreak theoutbreak theutbreak
outbreak o of cholera 1n ports in the theMediterranean thoMedllorranean
Mediterranean Sea where It was wa origi originally orlglnally ¬
nally n ally Intended tb send the fleet fieet When Whenthe FJum FJumthe
the t he disease dtsoas appeared at the principal principalports prIncipalport
ports port p orts of Southern Europe Surg Gen GenCharlas GenCharle
Charlas C harles F Stokes Chief of the Bureau Bureauof Bur08Uof
of o os f Medicine and Surgery advised advf od against againstsending agalWltsending againstending
on sending s the battle ships hlps to tho Mediter Mediterranean MedltorlLaeaJi edlter edlterranean ¬
ranean n The Itinerary was then revised revisedby revisedb
by b y R Rear ar Admiral Richard Wainwright Wainwrightaid
aid a aI id for operations operationsThe OPOI1ltlonsThe
af The officials o 1c161 of tho Navy NAY Department Dopartmontfelt
felt f elt that there was not sufficient time to toinclude toinclude tc
include I any Gorman ports port In tho itinerary itinerarywithout itlnemrywithout ItInerarwIthout
without interfering with the th winter ox exercise oxord oxrdees ¬
ercise ord o s of tho fleet which will begin at atGuantanamo atGuanlanamo a
Guantanamo G uantanarno early in January Cease Conssqueatly Consequently Ceaseueatly
queatly q visits viai vIsit were made only onl to British Britishand BritishAnd
and a nd French ports on the lb English Chan Channel Channel ChurnPlanned ¬
nel n
Planned for Next Summer SnmmfrTho SummerThe SnmmcrTho
Tho proposed craiso to t Germany will willprobably willprobILbly 1 1robably
probably p not take place until next sum summer summar summen ¬
mar Th The vessels ve seJa of the Atlantic fleet fleotwill fleetIII L Lwill
will III mobilize in too English Channel on onDecember onDeeomber or n nDecfnznb
December Decfnznb JO and cruise erul w to Guantanamo GWLntanamoOn
On the way there scouting exorcises will I
bo held by the Fifth division of the fleet fleetundar 11eetun fleetunder
under un dOl Rear Admiral drniral S A Stanton con consisting conslstin conisting ¬
sisting slstin s of the armored cruisers cruJ es Tennes Tennessee TonnosfiCO ¬
see 5 5t 00 Washington North Carolina Mon Montana MontAna MonauL ¬
tana t auL and the scout cruisers crutsonCho Chester tor Bir Birmlngham Dtrmln Btrmlngham
mlngham mln ham and Salem SalemThe SalemThe SatarnThe
The cruisers will Mil n from Hampton HamptonRoads HAmptonRoods HamptonRoads
Roads shortly after January and will willattempt willAttempt wlflattempt
attempt to locate and keep in touch with withtho withtho withhe
tho t he battlS batU fleet eet The plans for the ox oxerciso oxercise oxrclse
erciso e and maneuvers maneuveNJand and target practice practicefor practicefor practicefor
for the fleet have 6 boon en arranged up to toearly tooorly toearly
early next summer summerOHIO summerOHIO summerORIO
Standard and Independent IenJll LeasingLarge Leasing LenslnpLarffe g gLnrge
Large Tract Tracts of Lund LandPitUbarg LundPltlabUt1 LundPittsburg
PitUbarg Dee SThe Tho Standard Oil OilCompany onComPS1 OilCompany
ComPS1 Company is planning to spend BpO d millions of ofdollars ofdollars ofdollars
dollars in developing new oil and gas gasterritory gastorritory gaserritory
territory t In Onto Between SfiWXX to 300 300COO 300lICoO
COO 0 acres are under lease by the Standard Standardand Standardand Standardand
and independent producers The territory territoryextends torrItoryoxtend territoryextends
extends over 0 l eleven oIe n counties from Lo Lorain Larain Iorain
rain on the north to Hocking County on onthe onth onthe
the th south Oil development has been beengoing beengoing boongoing
going on for the last
two years In some someof someof someof
of the counties and
the Indications are arethat arethat arethat
that the new field will prove r ron reh h hOil
Oil men have held
that there
was an anarch anarch anarch
arch dividing tho Trenton rock and the
Clinton sand formations In Ohio which whichextended whfchoxtonded whIchOXtOUdSd
extended from from1 Sandusky Sandu ky on l Lake Jce Erie
to Cincinnati and as the producing for forton tormatJon formatIon
matJon ton dips about twenty feet r t to the thafrom thnmU theJUII
mU from the northerly portion of the
State It was wa considered con 1dolt d Impractical to tosearch tosearch tosearch
search for oil In the counties mentioned
Some Inexperienced farmers at Bremen Bremenstarted Bremenslartod Brennanstarted
started drilling two years ago and
brought In a good well showing the folly
ot the opinions held by oil men Knowl Knowledge Knovledge Knowledge ¬
edge of the strike was kept a secret for a awhile awhile awhile
while and other wells were put down and andgood andgood andgood
good producers being bE > lng obtained the Stan Standard Standard Standard ¬
dard stepped in and bought tho produc production production production ¬
tion of those well wells covered the district districtwith dlatrictwllh districtwills
with leases loasesnd and nd the tll tadepondentsled independents led by
Roswell D Crick C ick of ofPittsburg Plttsburg also are arecovering arecovering arecovering
covering tho territory with leases leasesQuickening loosesQuickening leasesQulekeniug
Quickening the Souths Destiny DestinyFrom DeostlnyFrcm Dastinythe
From the Atlanta tJuta Constitution CnostitatioaNext ConstitutionNext CcnstltuticnNext
Next Starch Iarch Atlanta is to be host to tothe tothe tothe
the Southern Commercial Congress and andthat andtJI8t andthat
that body is to have as its distinguished distinguishedguests distinguishedguests < < lliItlngulshCdguests
guests President Taft Cot Roosevelt RooseveltGoveloct R005CValtGoveloct RoozevehtGoveloct
Goveloct Woodrow Wilson and prob probably probably probably ¬
ably the British and French Ambassa Ambassadars Ambassodars Ambassadars
dars respectively James Brjco and M MJusserand l1L l1LJusserand MJusserand
Jusserand It is an appealing cause that thati thatcan thatcan
i can bring together at one time and in inone Inone Inone
one city a concourse of the most emi eminent em emnent cmlnent ¬
nent public mon in the nation That Thatcause Thatcause Thatcause
cause Is nothing less than an organized organisedcampaign orgnnI7edcampaign organizedcampaign
campaign to quicken the coming of the theSouths theSouths theSouths
Souths destiny de Uny conducted under the theauspices theauspIces theauspices
auspices of the confederated business bu n 5S in interests interests Interests ¬
terests of the Southern States StatesOil Stateson StatesOil
Oil of lareadar sprinkled on tho sbelrcs prcrenta
books mfldmrfi mftdwlng
N No o Occasion for Troops Declares DeclaresState DeclaresState
State and War nr Departments DepartmentsOfficers DepnrtmentAOtncers DepartmentsOfficers
Officers of too State tato and War depart departments departments departonth ¬
ments m onth yesterday denied the report that a amovement amovement aovement
movement m was in progress for the mili military miiiry ¬
tary ta ry intervention of Cuba Cuba because of the thealleged thealleged theleged
alleged al altl leged unsatisfactory political condl condltlona condltlona conchoncs
tlona tl oncs there The officers of tho State StateDepartment StaleDepartment Stateepartment
Department D regarded the report as a a po political poUllcal potical ¬
litical li tical yarn advanced by persons inter interestcd Interstod
e estcd in the politics of the island The Tho1officials Thoofficials Thefilcials
officials o of the th War Department said that thatthoro thathere i ithere
there t had been no orders issued to hold holdtroops holdtroopS holdoops
troops tr oops in readiness to go to Cuba It Itwas itwas itas
was w as added that there was no reason for forintervention torInt fortervention
intervention Int in rvenUQn at prolent prolentScnor pro4e proentSenor t tSenor
Senor Manuel de Adolastode Rich editor editorof editoror editorf
ov of o f Cuba one of the dally papers of Ha Havana Havana Hhans ¬
vana v > ans when seen yesterday refused to todiscuss todiscuss toiscuss
discuss d iscuss the situation It is believed how however however howver ¬
ever e ver that Senor RIch recognizes the ex existence exIstenco cxtenco ¬
J istence is ish tenco of considerable political unrest in inhis Inhis Inis
his h is country although ho does not think thinkthat thinkthat thinkhat
that t it is more than to be expected in inthe Inthe Inhe
the t he adjusting of a a new government governmentOfficials governmentOflicials I
Officials at the Cuban Legation refused refusedto refusedto
to t o give out any statement yesterday yesterdayEDDCAM yesterdayEDUCATION yesterdayEDllOATIO
Prepares Reply in Defense Defenseof
of Management Managementi ManagementEXTRAVAGANCE ManagementEXTRAVAGANCE ManagementXTRAVAGANCE
Ways Vns and Means Ilenna Committee CO D1it1ee of Body IlodrComple DodyComplJ1J BodyCompld
Comple ComplJ1J Compld rug Answer to President PresidentTufts Presidentft PresidentTufts
Tufts ft Charges of Laxity LnxltyOTKter LnxltyOTKterSaT LaxityOysterSays Oyxtcr OyxtcrSay
Say Says Large Appropriation Is Jfeces Jfecesary lieceHnry Necessary
Hnry ary foe t Maintenance lUnlnfcnnnce of System SystemReplying SystemReplying SystemReplying
Replying to tho charges of extrava extravagance oxtraoagunce extravaance ¬
gance g ance mado by President Pro ldont Taft in his hismessage hismossBgo hismessage
message to Congress the board of educa education educaUon educaUon ¬
Uon has prepared five reasons to show showwhy sbowwhy showvkiy
why more money is i needed to support supportthe supportthe supporthe
the t he public schools in Washington WashingtonNot WashingtonNot WashingtonNot
Not until aCtor Christmas will this reply replybe replyr replyofilcially
be b officially sent to President Pre8l ent Taft tho thochairmen thochaJrnumof thehairmenof
r chairmen chaJrnumof c of the Senate and House Dis District DI DItrIet Disrlct ¬
trict t committees and the Appropriations AppropriationsCommittee AproprIat1onsonnmltte pyroprJations pyroprJationsCommltt
Committee Commltt C e of tho House Ills It Jt1 s at present presentIn
In I n tho Hands Hands of the ways B8 and means meanscommittee meAnscommittee meansommittee
committee c of tho board boardCapt boardCapt boardCapt
Capt James Pt F Oyster president of ofthe ottho ofthe
the board In preparing tho rej reply > ly urged urgedthat urgedthat urgedhat
that t hat in the public school system in Wash Washington WashIng Washngtoa ¬
ington Ing i n these tht > > 6 five dominant factors ought oughtto oughtto oughto
to t o bo considered The recommendations recommendationsand rooommen recommendationsnd ations ationsand
and a nd criticisms of tho schoolhouse com commission oommlB cornmission ¬
mission mlB fon tho fact that prior to 17S Con Congress ConSTe8S Congreis ¬
gress in no way provided for the public publicschools public8Chooh publicchools
s schools the segregation s oPUon of the races raceswhich raCOllwhich rac racwhich
which means two separate school eye systems 8 8tema eyeonic ¬
tems t onic tho modern tendency to reduce the thenumber thonumber thenumber
number of pupils to each fJ eh teacher and tho thofluctuation thouctuatton thefluctuation
fluctuation of Washingtons population populationwhich popaJatJonwhich popnlaUonwhich
which must be b met at odti times of the theyear theoar theyear
year oar
Many lnnT Buildings naUdln 8 Condemned CondemnedCapt CondemnedCaPt CondemnedCapt
Capt Oyster pointed out that the theschoulhouse theschoolhouse theschoolhouse
schoolhouse commission in its I I report reportactually roportactually reportactually
actually actually condemned twentyfour build buildings buildIngs buildngs ¬
ings i ngs and recommended their abandon abandonment abandonment abandonmeat ¬
ment recommended new and modern modernschools modernschools modernschools
schools in place of Oatral and Eastern EasternHigh EasternHigh EasternHigh
High School buildings and specifically specificallyrecommended spteIftcaHyr specificallyrecommended
recommended r the appropriation of Pt L Lfor
655000 for buildings fully fuft iH Ohalf half bat of ofwhich otbieh ofwhich
which bieh was to replace the condemned
buildings buildingsThis buildingsThis
This This amount atone said SUpt SupLStjiart SUptStpart SuptStjuart
Stjiart last night ubi is is a groat xro t deal In ox excess oxeNS oxee ¬
cess ee of any amount which the board has hasever ha haever hasever
ever asked for or new schools schoolsOwing schoolsOwing ehoolaOwln
Owing Owln to the race question the board boardhas boardhas boardhas
has to maintain maintaip separate schools for forwhites torwbltOlJ forwhites
whites and blacks and additional school schoolofficers schoolotlicers l lotlk8nl
officers This necessitates the erection erectionOf erecUOnor erectionof
Of two small buildings in a single neigh neighgorhood nelgh1lorhood neighorhood
gorhood orhood where h ro one larger ar r building buUdln would wouldotherwise wouldothorwte wouldotherwise
otherwise be1 be1sufficient b sufficient sufficientFully 1 1FuJJy IFully
Fully onehalf of the LRaOOt oot the theboard theboard theboard
board estimated for the present fi fiscal fiscalyear 1Ia1year eAl eAlQIlr
year QIlr says the report is I necessary to tocarry tocatTy toearry
carry catTy out the recommendations r ommendatl8M of the theschoolhouso thechoolhou6 theschoolhouse
schoolhouse commission commissionFASHION commlalonFASHION commissionFASHION
Black Blackand and white tripcd chiffon < cloth clothlS Jothis
is used for this dressy suit waist The Thespecial Thespecicl Thespecial
special feature about t x > ut it is the onesided onesidedrevere onesidedrevere onesidedrevere
revere of velvet reaching r hing from rom neck to towaist towaist towaist
waist White chiffon cloth is used for forvest forvest forvest
vest and ruffle ruffleA ruiflemOTIn
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The haughty British statesman went home hom upon a door Tin Tincans Tincans Tincans
cans were in his whiskers his face was flecked with vitlv vit1iorc gore gore His Hisdecenf HisdecenfBritish HisdcccnrBritish
decenf decenfBritish British garments garmenf5 were torn and slashed in strips and words wordsof wordsof wordsof
of bitter anger came trembling tremblingfrom from his lips HI I left the House of ofCommons ofCommons ofCommons
Commons with ladies in pursuit purst it they jeered jeer d and shrieked and andhooted andhOQted andhooted
hooted and said I was a brute I stopped 5topp d a abit bit to argue and show showthem showthem showthem
them where theyre wrong wrongI I never kne ne that ladies were so al almighty a1mighty almighty ¬
mighty strdng strd g They dumped me mein in the gutter they stood s oo4 me on onmy onmy onmy
my head they t1 y ruined all a1 my my garments they sent me home to bed bedI b d dI I II
I hear that sporty people will wi l seek from place to place a pugilist pugilistof
of promise to vindicate vindicatethe the race This Thismoclesthunch modest mo esthunchIll hunch Ill give them themif themif themif
if they are seeking yet They ought to put pu in training the British Britishsuffragette Britishsuffragette Britishsuffragette
suffragette He closed his eyes ecs in anguish when these sad words wordswere wordswere wordswere
were said A brick came came through the window wind w1mid and caught him on onthe ontl1ehead ontliehead
the tl1ehead head WAIT V Arr MASON MASONCpjTifihf MASONtcoprnight LSONCC
CpjTifihf CC P1rli > hrl 1510 lO by b George Matthew Adaaus
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Store closes at 6 p m Saturday December 24 Any goods goodspurchased gOOdSl goodspurchased
purchased up to 6 p m Saturd Saturday y will be delivered in time for forChristmas forChristmas forChristmas
Christmas ChristmasCLOSED ChristmasCLOSED ChristmasCLOSED
A AMOrrIS Morris Chair ChairThe
The Gift That Affords Most Comfort ComfortOur ComfortOur ComfortOur
Our very large display of ofMorris of1vIorris of1prri
Morris 1prri Chairs Ghairs has attracted a athrong aC athrong
C throng of buyers Never were werehandsomer werehandsomer weretc
tc handsomer styles shown or a agreater agreaterdiyersity agreateridivcrsity
greater greaterdiyersity diversity of nishes f No Nowonder Nowonder Nowonder
wonder we have sold so many manychairs manychairs
Aj chairs this year yeari yearIf yearIf
If you are re a belated buyer de decide decide detz ¬
tz cide today on a Morris Chair Chairyou Chairyou Chairb
b you cant make a mistake Prices Priceshere Priceshere
2 here start at atWhen
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Citizens National Bank ank In Increases Increas Incrcass ¬
creases creas s Dividends DividendsASDONIPHANNewsAgent DividelldsASDONIPHAN Divideiidsi
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Alexandria Va VaThe YaThe VrnThe
The Washington Herald deliv delivered dellTer deIi deIiereil ¬
ered er to < o any address in Alexan Alexandria AlexlUldria Alexcindna ¬
dria at the foIlcmiBjc rates ratesDnllj rnt ratesDaily s sOol1T
Daily scud Sunday Sund Y tOe per mo moDaily mODnlly meDaily
Daily only 23c Jc per mo mot
Alexandria Va Dec 22 2The The board of ofdirectors ordirectens ofdirectors
directors of the Citizens National Bank Banktoday Banktoday Banktoday
today declared a q n semiannual dividend of orI ofI t tS
I per cent The TheJ3ank Fhenank j3ank has paid a semI semlajtnual semIynual semiatnual
ajtnual atnual dividend of S per cent for several severalyears sevoralYOlilS
years past Tho bank is entering its itsfortyflrst Itstortrftrst Itsfortyfirst
fortyflrst 7o oar r At a meeting of the theboard theboard theboard
board of directors of the First National NationalBank NationalBank NationalBank
Bank held hoifJ today a semlanriiia eemtanr1al emlan uaJ divi dividend dividend ¬
dend of S per cent was declared declaredFuneral declaredFuneral declaredFuneral
Funeral services for George H Rod Rodger RodgerwtU RodgerwllI
ger gerwtU will be held at 2 oclock oclocktomorrOW oclocktomorrOWafthrnoo tomorrow tomorrowafternoon tomorrow1lCternoon
afternoon Rev W F Watlon Watson pastor pastorof pasteror pastoror
or the First Baptist Church will condifbt condifbtthe coudtfctthe condIctthe
the services and burial will be In the thePresbyterian thePresbyterian thePresbyterian
Presbyterian Cemetery CemeteryCharles CemeteryCharles CemeteryCharles
Charles King 1lni senior member of the thefirm thefirm thefirm
firm of Charles King Sons Co is re reported reported reponted ¬
ported to be seriously ill with pneumonia pneumoniaat
at his home 212 21 South Pitt street streetIn streetIn streetIn
In the Corporation Court this morning morninga
a a decree was vas entered In the case of Den Bennle Dennie Denale
ale Buttonnore against Kate Redmond Redmondnd Re m nd ndfU1d
fU1d nd others th6r3 confirming sale of house and andlot andlot andlot
lot on the west wOlitstde side of Patrick street streetbetween streetbetween streetbetween
between King l lng and an Cameron streets streetsThe streetsTh streetsThe
The Th body bod of Mrs Mary C Ellis a aformer afarmor a aformer
former resident r idont of Alexandria who died diedIn diedin diedin
In Washington was brought here today todayfor todayfor todayfr
for burial burialAnnouncement burtaJAnnouncement
Announcement is made that the officers officersfor om ofileernfor ers ersfor I
for AlexandriaWashington A1 xandrla WashIngton Lodge of Ma Masons Maoon5 Macons ¬
sons will be elected December December27 27 27J ZTJ
J Hanson Price brother brotherot of ofCfty Cfty Audl Auditor Audlwr ¬
tor Price is ill at his home IIS North NorthAlfred Northlfred NorthAlfred I
Alfred lfred street streetHOW streetHOW streetaow
Naval Board Tells Story of Battle BattleShip DattleSbip DattlShIp
Ship Explosion ExplosionH
H Evans is a coal passer on the bat battle battle battIe ¬
tle ship North Dakota He is now In Inthe Inthe inthe
the sick bay of that vessel In Eu European European European ¬
ropean waters recovering from severe severeburns sevcrburns severeburns
burns sustained as the result of an ex explosion expJomon cxphoslon ¬
plosion of coal gas It all came about aboutbecause aboutbecause aboutbecause
because he selected a quiet spot in a coal coalbunker coalbunker coalbunker
bunker to make his temporary bed for fora forn fora
a n few hours sleep and struck a match matchto matchto matchto
to arrange his makeshift couch couchThe couchThe couchThe
The report of the board which investi investigated Imcstlgated lnvestlgated ¬
gated the explosion reached the Navy NavyDepartment NavyDepllrtment NavyDepartment
Department yesterday esterda Here is the way waythe waythe waythe
the board told the t e story storyAbout storyAbout storyAbout
About 4 oclock on December 4 H HKvans HEvans IIEvans
Evans coal passer being off ot duty dut find finding fmdtng fundtag ¬
tag no quiet place where he could take takehis takebls tak i ihis
his ease on account of cleaning up after aftercoaling aftarcoaling attalcoalIng
coaling and wishing to get a nap naptared en entared n ntoned
tared bunker B10 Bb through the escape escapedoor escapedoor OSPdoor
door Into the firerotm firerotmHe tlrer06mHe firerotmiHe
He had trimmed this bunker at coal coalIng coalInS
InS the day before and knew there was wasample wasample warample n
ample space in It for him to stretch out outcomfortably outcomfortably on L Lcomfortably
comfortably and sleep sleepFinding sleepFinding sleepFinding
Finding that he needed a light In or order order orden ¬
der to arrange his caulking mat he hestruck heItruclc in h hstruck
struck at match which Ignited gas ac accumulated accumulated accumulated ¬
cumulated in the bunker He crawled crawledout crawledout I Iout
out of the bunker and made his way to tothe toth t tthe
the th side bay bayGIFTS bayof bayofGIFTS bayGIFTS I
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Santa Claus will distribute 90000000 90000000worth 90000OOOvJorth 0 0worth
worth of purchased Christmas presents presentsthis presen1sthis S
this year r to persons p rsons in the United States StatesThis StatesTills StatesThis I SI
This is the estimate of Victor H Olm Olmstend Olmstttld Oimstead
stend Chief of the Bureau of Statistics Statisticsof StatisUcof
of the Department of Agriculture It Is Isentirely IsentirelY I Ientirely
entirely unofficial however and Mr MrOlmstead MrOlm9tend MrOlinstead
Olmstead does not want to stake his rep reputaticnas reputntion reputatlon
utaticnas utntion as a mathematician upon It ItMr It ItMr itMr
Mr Omstcads dmstcads estimate has to do only onlywith onlywith T Twith
with the actual cash ctt h purchases purch8 es He says saysthere fiaysthere say S Sthere
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AllKtar AlI tnr Show ShowThe ShowTh ShowThe
The Th annual Christmas revel of the theWashington theWashington theWashington
Washington Architectural Club was wa held heldlast holdlast heldit
last night at 1617 H street north northwest wast The Theprincipal Theprincipal Theprincipal
principal feature of the show was a nasal musical mUltcal nasalcal ¬
cal skit by J C Wheeler Whe 1er jr entitled entitledArchitecture entitledArchrtecture entitledArchitecture
Architecture Up to the Minute in inwhich Inwhich ittwhich
which all the members of the club took tookpart tookpart tookpart
part partThe I IThe I IThe
The skit klt was preceded by several s yeral ex exjbellent expeUent cxellent
jbellent ellent vaudeville specialties James JamosHicks S SHicks 5Hicks
Hicks sang several barytone solos and andEdwin andEdwin andEdwin
Edwin Callow gave an Italian mono monologue lUnnoI monologue ¬
logue on the BalllngerPlnchot Ba1l1ns rPInchot contro controversy controI controvorsy ¬
I versy Arthur Butler Price sang several severalcoon severalcoon vcra1 vcra1I
coon songs and a playlot entitled n ltlod HowGerald How HowGerald HowGerald
Gerald Left Home Introduced Messrs MessrsParker MessrsParker MessrsParker
Parker Stevons and SIbley SIbleyThose SIbleyThose SibleyThose
Those who took part In the entertain entertainment entertainment entertainment ¬
ment were wer R M Powers G D Ells Ellsworth Ellsworth Bileworth ¬
worth J F Matlen J C Wheeler VhooJerjr VhooJerjrP Jr JrP jrStevens
P L Stevens C E Eo Parker and J 1 T TSIbley TSibley 1 1Sibley
SIbley jr The original musical numbers numberswere numberswere numberswere
were R H Atkinson J C C Wheeler Wheel or jr jrJ jrJ
J F Wehrell and Harry T Frost The TheEzdorf TheE TheEzdorl
Ezdorf E dor Orchestra Orcb furnished the theinstru theinstrumental Instru Instrumental instrumental ¬
mental music musicWill musIcWin musicWill
Will Study Stud Aviation AviationA TintionA
A naval na r officer mcor will shortly be selected selectedby solectedby selectedby
by Acting Secretary Secretar of the Navy avy Win Winthrop Winthrop Winthrop
throp to study stud aviation aylatloq He will report reportto reportto reportto
to Glenn S Curtiss Curtf s who is now on thoPacIfic tho thoPacific thePacific
Pacific Coast to receive Instruction No Nooflloerhas Nooffioer Noolilcer
oflloerhas offioer has yet been chosen for this thl duty
Many applications from the younger oung r of officers ofcers officers ¬
ficers cers have been received at the Depart Department Department Departpiep ¬
ment piep

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