THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SJJNDAY, JTOE 22. 1913.
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Associations Agre to Rules
Made for Benning Auto
PRIZES TO BE AWARDED
Motorcycle Erents for Novices and
Professionals Are Arranged
The flnal programme for the July 4
race meet to be held at Benning race
tiack now Is complete and has been ac
cepted both by the committee of the club
and the contest boards of the American
Automobile Association and the Federa
tion of American Motorcj clists
The races will commence promptly at 2
P m , and will be run off in the following
Motorcycle races, eent No 1. for
novices, will run for three miles and will
have as first prize a gold medal.
Eent No 2 will be a professional race
for the championship of the South, and
will run for five miles, the machines used
being stripped stock machines. Riders
are expected to enter this race from near
ly all of the Southern cities. The flrst
prize will be a handsome trophy cup do
rated by the National Capital Motorcj cle
Club, and the second a gold medal.
Eent No 3, professional, distance fie
miles, first prize, $25 in cash, second prize,
515 in cash
Etent No 4 professional, distance
seen miles, prize. $35 and $25 in cash.
Automobile races Eent No 1, for cars
haing a piston displacement of less than
231 cubic inches Prizes will be First
prize. $3 In cash, or troph valued at
that amount, at the option of the winner,
second prize, a trophy alued at $15.
Smallri Cnrs tn Enter.
In these races will be entered the
smaller cars, such as the Ford, Hupmo
bile Maxwell, and Studebaker
Event No 2 Is for cars having a piston
displacement of less tlan 450 cubic Inches
In this eent will be entered the Stutr,
Cole Norwalk. Kline-Kar. Studebiker,
Buick, Mercer, and several special racing
cars which have been secured by local
onners The rrizes will be $35 In cash, or
a trophj valued at the same amount,
second prize a trophy valued at $20
Event No 3 will be a free-for-all. In
this event will be. entered some of the
entrants In the former faces and a num-'
ber of larger cars-whose size makes them
ineligible to compete in the first two
r-ices Among these latter will be in
cluded the Marmon Simplex Plerce-
Arrow Brighton fcix and several others
'hwdc cuiiica ii.it e hui jei ueen re
The prizes in this race will be $50 In
cash or a trophj of equal value a first
prise and a $30 trophj as the second
prize The distance In the various auto
mobile races will be as follow- Events
o 1 and 2 will be for five miles, while
Eent No 2 will run for ten miles The
ra es will be started promptlj on time,
and it Is expicted that the motorcjele
ra"es wi'i be concluded by 3 p m After
a short nterval the automobile races
will be commen-ed. concluding about
6 30 p m An Interval of Jialf an hour
win be allowed for supper, which
he served on the grounds b a competent
aterer At . p m dancing will be com'
meneed and will continue until mid
Mulr will be furnished during the
ra"es bv a band of twent-nve pieces,
and the orchestra which will furnish the
music for the dancing win be under the
-ame leadership The grounds have been
wired for a splendid illumination of the
scene and during the evening several
novel lighting effects will be Introduced
It is expected that a large proportion
of the attendance at the races will re
ma n for the dancing, and particular
attention has been directed by the com'
mittee of the club toward the assuring
of order and decorum during the entire
A twentj-page souvenir programme is
being drawn up by a committee of the
club, and will be distributed free of
"harge on the grounds at the meet
Sufficient number will be on hand for
the entire assemblj, lgono copies having
been ordered The souvenir programme
will contain, besides the programme of
the races, a number of scenes of tour
recentlj undertaken bv the club, and
alro a large group photograph of the
club members assembled in the front of
the Capitol ,
Admission Price Chnrcnl.
There will be no change In the price
of admission to the races, which will
be 50 cents Including grand stand seats
All automobile owners will be required
to park their cars inside the track,
where a careful watch win be kept over
them to avoid against theft and to in
sure against vandalism.
The officials In charge of the races
will be as follows:
Automobile ev ents Charles H. Cross,
referee: Horace Chandlce, representa
tive of the American Automobile Asso
ciation contest board, Howard Flsk,
Btarter, Harry Ward. William Ullman.
and H. E. Ducksteln, Judges, and S. S.
Grogan and H. R. King, timers
The officials In charge of the motor
cjele races will be T. O Wansleben, ref
eree. W. F. Throop. clerk of the course,
and A. O. Hutterly and S.S. Grogan,
T B Shoemaker, of the American Au
tomobile Association contest board, of
New Tork City, expects to be present
at the races and give the officials the
benefit of his experience In this line. Mr.
Shoemaker Is a former Washlngtonlan
and Is interested In any event run off
here. He was present last year as an
official and expressed entire satisfaction
with the conduct of the races. Mr.
Shoemaker will come down by road in
his Studebaker from New Tork City,
leaving there Thursday. July 3, and re
maining In Washington for the week-end.
First automobile entry, entered by
Frank Stewart, who will drive a "Reo."
Wheels 'Within Wheels.
From Judrt ... .
Mrs. Crawford I was so glad to find
her out when I called!
Mrs. Crabshaw I knew sou didn't like
each other, so I told her when you wre
rains to call.
SOME TOED FIGUBES.
Plant ut Detroit Is
"Mere flguresfa!l to carry any signifi
cance when the Ford plant at Detroit
is under consideration." said Claude E.
Miller, local agent for the Ford car.
-The fact that 200.000 motor- cars will be
produced this year means but little until
a basis of comparison Is arrived at
"A writer in the American Machinist
who Is writing of the Ford Company
under the general head of 'Building an
Automobile Ever- Forty Seconds.' gives
some Interesting figures.
""For instance, the National Acme
Manufacturing Company, of Cleveland,
used twenty-two carloads of steel bars
to make the 4.500,000 Vinch nuts used
on the Ford cars. The holes In these
nuts if placed end to end would make a
little tunnel from the Acme plant In
Cleveland to the Ford plant in Detroit
and extend twentj-flve miles up Into
"Another example worked out has to
do with the copper wire in the mag
netos of the Ford cars There are six
teen spools, each wound with twelve feet
of copper wire. In each magneto If the
wire used In the SOCWOO Fords made this
jear were straightened out Into one wire,
it woifld give .a strand SS 400,000 feet long.
This Is equivalent to 7.174 mile, or al
most enough to reach through the earth
and tickle the soles of a Chinaman's
F. R. Hutton Defines Necessary Char.
acteristics of Anto Horns and
Their Regulation by Law.
In an article in the Scientific American
supplement Frederic Remson Hutton, M.
E. S D, vice president or tne Ameri
can Museum of Safets, of New iork,
discusses the so called automobile warn
ing signal problem and its proper regula
tion bj law
Dr Hutton. who also ts vice president
of the1 American Society of Mechanical
Engineers and consulting engineer ana
chairman of the technical committee of
the Automobile Club of America, has
made an extensive study of this problem
and deals with it from the standpoint
of wide experience
He urges the adoption of a standard
quality of warning signal and the pro
hibition of its unnecessary use.
"The warning signal," sas Dr Hut
ton. should be of the quality not attach
ing to any other street noise, and It
should be audible from such a distance
that the person warned should not Jump
with a nervous movement to avoid some
thing that seems at his side before he
knew it was anywhere near him
"To ound the signal unnecessarily nef
onl makes the street more noivy than
necessarj, but alo it breeds the habit
of disregarding the signal when it Is
full of "real meaning. A noisy street Is
dangerous when the danger signal can-
not be heard, the quieter the street the
more easily is the attention caught.
'A true musical note (one with a defi
nite number of air waves per second) Is
not as serviceable for arousing atten
tion or for warning as a pure noie un
less it Is louder In lntenlty than uch
nole The so-called siren Is a pure tone
at all points of Its range, but to make It
carry sudden warning it has to -be so
loud that It Is rightly to be forbidden
where noie is an objection The short
explosive note of the diaphragm type
of signal, where a steel dfSphragm is set
vibrating by an electric motor on the
principle of Savart makes the first sound
waves -as effective as those which leave
the ignal later, and this ts Its best
claim to be a safet) device. In the sene
that the American Museum of Safety
uses that term The common pneumatic
reed, actuated from a hand-bulb, cannot
be heard In no sy traffic or against
strong winds for any considerable dis
tance, or even a city block, and ts
scarcel), therefore, entitled to be clasied
among safet) devices, in the mueum
"While It Is safe to say that a stand
ardization along the above lines will re
duce the number of collisions on the
streets, there still remains the lrreduce
able minimum whose origins are. care'
lessness and absence of mind "
HIGH MOTIVE POWER
IN HILL CLIMBING
Taking Hills at Speed Made Easier
When the Power Is Pro
portionate. According to a well-known local motor
enthusiast the most Important factor In
climbing hills at high speed Is having
motor power in proportion to the weight
of the car.
Frequently one hears a motorist boast
fully tell his friends that his car trill
take any hill on "high," said this me
torist. "While it may be a pleasure to
surmount It on "high," It. nevertheless, s
advisable to consider what may be the
consequences on the motor by the break
ing or straining of one of the parts
If a car Is not properly proportioned.
"A machine may be greatly misused by
constantly taking hills on 'high.'" de
clared this authority on road driving,
"and motorists should not make It a prac
tice to climb every hill that way If the
ascent can be made on other speeds with
out strain It does not follow, however,
that a high-powered car should climb
hills on the 'high' as easily as a light
runabout with less power because of the
differences In weight to be dragged an J
also because of the relation of the speed
of the motor to the driving wheels.
"High-powered cars are generally
geared much lower than cars with small
er motors, although some small cars are
geared low. The ratio of gearing haa
much to do with the hlll-cllmbing abil
ities of automobiles Ine explosion In
the cjllnders really push a car up a bill
and when a motor lsallowed to run fast
while a car Is traveling slow the, ex
plosion occurs frequently and the fly
wheel maintains a uniform speed, and
the car will mount easily without Jerk
ing. When, however, the motor turn
over slowly the car will Jerk at each
explosion, and all driving and power
transmitting parts will be under a strain
for which they were really not designed.
This abuse will 'shorten the life of the
Where the Bachelor Wins.
Of all life's disappointments.
None "holds such keen regret
As when. In reaching for a peach.
A lemon's what) you get!
INDIANS NOW OWN
AND DRIVE MOTORS
Chief Iron Tail, Once Head
Powerful Western Tribe, Is
an Example. -
PREFERS AUTOMOBILE TO PONY
Lo, the poor Indian.
The irresistible march of civilization
and progress has marked great changes
In his life. It has taken from him the
bow and arrow, the tomahawk and the
rifle of his belligerent days and has re
placed them with the hoe, and the scythe,
badges of the once-hated hundrum exist
ence of the agriculturist. His Joyous
das or the hunt and the warpath are
over. His pony Is gone; relegated to the
limbo of things that never return by that
engine of modern transportation, the
That Is. historians and fiction writers
ihave thus painted the Indian's present
condition As a matter of fact, tne pic
ture Is In far more severe colors than
the truth warrants. Today there are
hundreds of Indians In this country, edu
cated, well-fed, happ and Independent.
One of the best examples of the adaption
of modern facilities and customs by the
American Indians is Chief Iron Tail, once
the head of a powerful Western tribe,
whose profile adorns the new five-cent
piece recently Issued by the government.
Far from being down-trodden and discon
solate at the loss of his former power
and glory as the leader of an Important
people. Chief Iron Tall has welcomed the
Innovations which make for the suprem
acy of the United States among nations
or the world, and has availed himself of
every opportunity to Improve the condi
tions under which he and the remnant
of his tribe live.
Chief Iron Tall is a very successful
farmer and the proud possessor of u
Overland automobile, several of whlcn
cars are in use in canning on the busi
ness of the great ranch on which he lives
His greatest delight, between Intervals of
looklrg after his various business Inter
ests. Is to gather a crowd of his redskin
neighbors and take them for long rides
through the Oklahoma prairie country.
He is an expert driver and Is never so
happy as when sitting at the wheel of
his Overland, speeding here and there
over the territory he formerb traversed
at the head of a war or hunting party of
CAR SQUEAKS MAY
COME FROM SPRINGS
Oil or Thin Grease Between Leaves
Removes Noise, Says Jack
"We have all heard annoying little
squeaks from an automobile at It goes
ov er a bump In the road or over a cross
walk." sajs a local motorist, "and more
often than not these noises are due to
unlubricated springs. As the springs act
under the Impact of a bump, the leaves
naturall rub against each other, and
Just as naturally they squeak If there is
no lubricant between the leaves.
"To oil the springs requires a little
work, but the leaves need the, oil, and
the elimination of squeaking noises Is
worth the work. The car must be Jacked
up to take the weight of the body off the
springs Not more than one spring
should be Jacked up at the same time
If there Is a little clip to hold the leaves
together remove It. Then the leaves can
be pried apart with a screwdriver or a
small tool made especially for this pur
pose They can be biled, one by one. with
an ordinary oil can, but a better plan is
to work graphite or grease between the
leaves with a knife blade. The graphite
or grease should be fairly stiff, so that
the springs will be lubricated for a longer
time Ordinarily twice a year la sufficient
if the proper grade of graphite or grease
EMERSON & ORME
Phone M. 7695 1407 H St. N. W.
Y.M.M. TO TEACH
MOTOR CAR DRIVING
Many Branches to Establish Motor
School for JBstnictkf
MEANS COMPETENT MEN
The merchant or manufacturer who
owns and operates motor trucks Is to
have another of his problems solved for
him; and In a way that will prove ex
tremely welcome. If the plans of Y. M.
C. A. officials In several large cities of
ihe country carry, there It toon 'to" be
a goodly supply of competent, rellabla
motor truck driver ready for any call for
help made by commercial-vehicle owners.
The association proposed to establish In
Its various branches, motor schools In
Which young men and boys will be taught
construction, care and operation of motor
cars, of both the pleasure and commer
The proposal It one sure to be hailed
with Joy.Tiy motor truck owners. With
the rapidly Increasing- number of com
mercial vehicles In operation in nearly
every line of business, the question of
help has become a serious one. While
hundreds of men who formerly drove
horse trucks have been transformed Into
motor truck chauffeurs with compara
tively little trouble, the pace set by the
new vehicles hat been somewhat rapid
and In several cities there have been
complaint! that competent, reliable driv
ers could not be secured when needed.
"The plan of the Y. M. C. A. officials Is
an especially good one," a local dealer
said last night "With these motor
schools in operation throughout the
country. It will soon.be a simple matter
to secure the services of a commercial
vehicle driver on short notice. And. gen
erally speaking, there will be a better
quality of labor ready for employers,
though drivers of horse trucks have fitted
Into the breach very well thus far.
"With Y. M. C A. schools turning out
competent drivers, men and boys wiw
will know the general construction of a
truck so well that they will be highly
valuable as repair men as well as opera
tors, there should be a, plentiful supply of
labor at all times. And coming from
these schools the men are sure to be In
telligent, competent and thoroughly reli
able, extremely valuable assets In any
business. Like In many of Its other activ
ities, the Y. M. a A. is thus proving Itself
a progressive and welcome aid to the
modern business world."
LOCAL AUTO NOTES.
With the coming of extreme warm
weather, the one period of the year
when the man who can atford to go
a-motorlng gives up Till thoughts of busi
ness and seeks the highways and bywas
where coo) spots are found and peaceful
scenes greet the vision. Washington mo
torlsts are thronging the offices of the
Mutual Touring Bureau, In the hope of
being directed to where they can obtain
surcease from the heat and toll of city
During the past week many new names
were added to the long membership list
of the bureau Those who Joined the
organization two weeks ago are already
en route to distant points, or have
reached their repected destinations Ob
serving the requirements of the bureau.
those on tour are daily sending in re
ports of conditions encountered along
the route traveled Ihese reports are
on file at the headquarters of the bureau.
In the Colorado Building Among these
reports are many suggestions which are
at the disposal of other members who
may be contemplating a tour of the
Fully thirty members of the Mutual
Touring Burrau are on tour at the
present time, each of whom is taking an
active Interest In furthering the alms
of the association, their report cards be
ing a varied line of information, and
many a priceless pointer is sent in that
could not be obtained from any other
source. The motorists who are respon
sible for the Information of the organl
zatlon are highly elated over the suc
cess of their plans to provide mutual aid
Emerson & Orme last week delivered
to H. C. btewart a Detroit electric
Model 42. brougham, clear-vision, tor
The Commercial Auto and Supply Com
pany, local agents for the Btudebaker
car, made the following deliveries dur
ing the past week. Elliott Northcott,
35" touring. Dr Carroll Fox, "3" tour
ing, N E. Sand, "35" touring, and W.
H. Lynch, "35" touring.
Miller Brothers, local agents for the
Ford, announce the following sales for
the past week: Touring cars R, C Mc
Dowell, C E. Speaks, Dr. R. W. Hick
man. Mist M. Stone, Hon. John A. Ma
gutre. James L. Wilmeth. W. H. 8ea
chrlst, Thoraat F. Alaop. Dr. E. G. Gun
ning. Eamlck & Co., Charles Cohan,
Bernard Hardin. Hon. P. 1. Campbell.
Charles Schwartz, Edward E. Norwood.
E. F. Droop & Son. Mrs. May E. Klor
don. C. B. Cockerlll. J. H. Cather. Man
ning btrode, a. rrtpigel. Eugene ucnwaD,
Joseph Thomas. J. a Prultt. E. N. Mat
tingiy, K. K. ueary, J. U. Anderson, and
Thomas E. Robertson. Torpedos Charles
Werner, A. N. Miller, Dr. T. F Dodd.
Dr. R. Y. Sullivan. Miss Genevieve C
Calvert Dr. A. W. UtUepage, Dr. C. B.
Heal). Dr. R. C. Bayley, and .Mr. Cath
erine Lederer. Delivery wagon-E. f.
Droop & Sons Company.
HOW TO SAVE TIRES '
DURING HOT DAYS
It Is Advisable to Keep Down the
Air Pressure in the
"Almost everyone Is aware of the fact
that heat causes air to expand," re
marked a Washington motor dealer,
yesterday, "but there are many owners
of automobile driving their first car
who have not realized the effect this
commonplace natural law has on tire.
A thorough anDreclatlon fit the relation
of temperature to tires 1 necessary
If one is to drive a car win ine ureai
eat economy and even with the greatest
"Tires of certain diameter take cer
tain pressures if they are properly in
flated. The temperature rises so high
these hot auromer day that the air In
the tire expand and Inflates the tire
bevond the maximum of presure. While
the tlrea mav not alway. a a result
of this high pressure, -blow through the
can In jr. thev may blow the casing off the
rim. It U therefore advisable during the
hot period to keep the air pressure down
and, generally speaking, five pounds lest
than normal would be aufflclent for econ
omy and safety.
"There Is eo much more friction when
a car 1 run at high speed that It Is
advisable also to avoid excessively fast
driving during real hot weather If you
wish to be careful of your tires. Some
time it is well to examine the tires to
see whether or not they feel unusually
hot. If they do they should be treated
to a pall of water to cool tnem on.
GIRLS IN "BLLLIE BURKES."
Friends of Actress Surprise Her
Trllh Their Riding; Costumes.
Fran the New Tork Hmld.
Since Miss Blllle Burke returned from
her tour to appear as Tommy, "the girl
who grew up like a boy," In "The An
zona." she haa been enjoying the morn'
lng air of Westchester County, her home
being at Hastings. She Is a familiar fig
ure on the bridle paths of Westchester
County. Usually she rides with several
young women of the neighborhood. The
rendezvous Isst Sunday morning was
Miss Burke's home, and at the appointed
hour four oung women appeared on
"You can Imagine how surprised
was." said Mist Burke last night at the
Empire, "when I saw that each of my
friends wore a riding costume exactly
like the riding costume of white knick
erbockers and white shirt waist that 1
wear in the flrst act of The Amazons.'
They were riding astride, and there 1
stood. In the center of the group In rid
ing habit The Joke was on me. for
many hours each week when I am on
the stage I dress and act like a boy."
Tells of Lara Cases.
From the Lrcdon Toit.
Frank Ferret, who is the latest ob
server of the lava fountains of Kllauea.
furnishes a lvld picture of the appear
ance of a new outburst of lava: "Sud-
denl) a large circular area of the (lava)
lake- surface In the middle of which
fountains Is to appear Is strongly agi
tated as though a violent up thrust bad
been given it from below, and In a few
seconds there rises through the surface
skin a beautiful dome copped column of
perfectly liquor lava bright orange yel
low In a clear sunlight bursting upward
In a shower of fiery drops or boiling
dome shaped for a few moments.
"It then subsides Into tbe lake amid
surging waves as the parted surface
lavas close over the spot, where smaller
Jets continue spouting and a general
tommotlon continues for some time." Tbe
fountain Is sometimes followed by a gen'
eral lnsurglng of lava from all sides to
the place where the fountain appeared.
All these lava movements, though the
movements of a heavy and sticky liquid,
take place with a rapidity which can
Only be accounted for by supposing that
the lava material is so highly charged
with expanding gas as to hav e the Quali
ties of foam.
SIGNIFICANT NAVAL' nGHJKES.
Increase In English sad dennanj
Anaaasrnt la It lOJYestr.
Friar Collier, is gaUmr SUfszhie. -
In 1X4 England had anOSO-tont of war-i
ships In the Hedlterraneanvand nono lnf
tbe North Sea. .
In 1907 England had 13300Oo warships.
In, the Mediterranean andl66,000 tons In,
the North Sea.
In 1909 England had 12300 ton of war-,
ships In the Mediterranean' and 4Z7.0W
tuns in tbe North Sea.
In 1912 England had 126,000 (ton of war
ships In the Mediterranean! and 4S1.O0O,
ton In the North Sea.
At but account England had-M.OOO tonti
of warships In the Meditexixuiean and
100.000 ton In the North Sea.,
There hat been a steady Incoase of the
navy In Germany. In 1900 th tonnage of
warships and large cruisers, over 5,000
tons was 152.000; In 1511 it was '.23.000. The
number of heavy gun In 1000- was 52; in
1911 it wa 330. The horsepower of en
gines In 1900 was 160.000; in 3911 It was
1,031,000. The naval craws in 1900 num
bered 2S,rK, In 1911. 7,3 and In 1913
the German naval personnel willl consist
of 3.VH officers and 69,495 men. Between
1900 and 1911 the tonnage of the British
fleet Increased from 215,000 to 1.715.000.
of the German fleet from 152,000i to 829,000.
In ten years British naval expenditure
has Increased from 172.500,000 to S2Z2.
500.000; In Germany the expenditure has
Jumped from Si7,5O0.0OO to SllOjWO 000: In
America the increase is from SSO.000.000
to $132,500,000. Out of these total sums
Great Britain spends cne-tblrd. America
one-fifth, and Germany one-hatf on new
Germany has a navy league numbering
ever 1000000 active and homirarjr mem
bers: a periodical. Die Flotte. published
by the league, with a drculatlonsof over
The ITsnal Climax.
"Children, children, what In the world
Is the matter?"
"We It playln' comic supplement, and
Joey won't stand up so 'at I kin. hit him
on the head with the cuspidor."
No - Rim -
c a Higher Price
Since our 11 pencent reduction, numer
ous tires cost users more than Goodyears.
That's a unique condition.
No-Rim-Cut tires used to cost one-fifth
more than others. Yet they never were
made better than today.
Bear In mind that, for years and
years, No-Rim-Cut tires have been
the high-price tires.
Nobody claimed to make tires
that were better. But other stand
ard tires cost less.
Yet No-Rim-Cut tires came to
outsell all others, because of their
proved economies. They saved
their extra cost to users, two or
three times over.
The demand for these tires
and over, until
last year's sales
by far exceeded
our previous 12
years put to
the cost came
With or Without
THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO., Akron, Ohio
This Company has no connection whatever with any other
rabber concern which uses the Goodyear name.
1016 14th St N. .W. Phone 1595-1596
The Miller Co. One.), 1026 Conn. Ave.
Watch for the Auto
News in The Herald
The Bartram Garage. KOWs N. H. Ave.
Sternal at w5U if
ElCCtriC FANS are
FllSy $7.W styles in stock.
National ElMtrical Supply Co.,
ma-ao it. y. av. Wm m esoo.
A. L. TAYLOR
Formerly trltk Marloa Metor Car Co.
EXPE8T AUTOMOBILE ftZPAJRINO In ill lu
trtadkts. ftnt-cUu wort fouuttxl. at rusoeibts
P" if . AWAr-V
. ITtfc A Yoa Sta. Xt .W.
AFRICA5 BOY THSfi.
YiratlifMl Successor of the Savage
Rulers f Uganda.
XjODQoa ' i" - .-wa TSew Xorx Bus.
J. Catncart Wason, M. P., Is prob
ably the only member of the House of
Commons who has bad an opportunity
of attending a meeting .of -the local Par
liament of the young King of "Uganda,
who is now on his way to this country
with one of his regents. Sir 'Apollo
Kagwa, K. C M. G. This was in 1905.
when tbe King was but eight years old
Mr. Wason thus describes the scene:
"Next morning we paid our respects
to the King, a bright, intelligent look
ing little chap of about seven years of
age. aqd to tbe prime minister. and were
Invited to -attend a meeting or tbe local
Parliament the next morning Ut 9 a.m.
Punctually we were there and were re
ceived handsomely by the lOngs band.
The present Parliament bouse, seems
about fifty by forty feet. Ati the farther
end from the door the King: -was seated
on his throne, which was placed on a
magnificent leopard skin rue. In the days
or his savage father and grandfather
a cruel death awaited any tone who in
advertently trod on the tall or "any
portion of this skin. We sat 'to the
right of the King, next us -were the chief
regent and Prime Minister Apollo, "with
two other great chiefs. A large open
space extended from the 'throne to the
"From time to 'time plaintiffs. came for
ward, remaining at a very respectful dis
tance from the King, and toldttheir story.
Defendants told theirs, the chiefs put
searching questions, and case after case
was doubtless justly and fanrly dealt
with. In the afternoon tbe King and
prime minister 'came to tea With us. and
we presented to the King a omall mode!
of a man-of-war propelled by clockwork.
Not far from ills palace ani artificial lake
has been constructed, where crocodiles
were at one time kept by Mtesa and
Mwanga. the. grandfather and father of
the present King, and which was the
scene of many a cruel death. From the
scene of savage, torture to- a gentle child's
playground Is the marvelous transition
of the last few years."
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