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V mpmwm -t-v-- X m- &T ?z- - i,iir , t-- t Yt1 1 T . w " - - r A -? ' RADII MEASURE CERTAIN TO PASS House to Receive Favorable Report from Committee -'ThisWeek. CONTROL IS NECESSARY Bill Requires Free Distribution to Hos pitals of Government Pro duced Substance. The House Committee on Mines and JlJiInr will repor favorably this week the blE for government control and de velopment on public lands of all radium bearlns ores, according to Chairman Fos ter, of tho Comml on Mines and Mln lr , The House will pass the bill wlth oJt serious opposition. It will be required that; the covernment shall elve for free use to recognised au thorities In the application of radium through free dispensaries -connected with hospitals, centrally located, the government-produced radium. Chairman Foster, of the committee, said: "I think It the sentiment of my com mittee .that we shall report favorably for conservation of all public lands that may carry ores from which radium is ex tracted. The testimony of Drs. Howard A. Kelly, Robert Abbe, and other cancer experts has proven conclusively that such action by the commltteo Is necessary Won't Recall Experts. -The cancer experts will not be re called. The committee, r think, has all the information possible on a subject that Is so vital to life and yet Is in Its ex perimental stages.' Mr. Foster repeated that he did not know the millionaire who is to endow with JlOOaooO, hospitals throughout the country for the purchase and use of radium in the cure of diseases In which radium has proved efficacious. Joseph M. Flannel-)-, of Pittsburgh, re fused again last night to tell who was the philanthropist, although pressed by Ohalrman Foster and other members of the committee. The b -products of radium. Mr. Flannery told tho committee yesterday, would be a boon to the farmers because of their power to Increase agricultural Meld. He held that the growth of vege tables and flowers through the use of radium by-products can be Increased SCO per cent. Has Rxiierlmental Farm. He said his company has a 134-acre farm which is being operated under the supervision of a corps of agricultural scientists. Tests ore being made to show the effect of the radium by-products on plants when the by-product is mixed with lertllizer. This material can be sold so cheaply as to put it within the reach of the average farmer. It increase largely the amount of sugar beet. It improves the growth and quality of the cabbage SOO per cent: corn, ICO per cent; tobacco. C per cent; beans, ZS per cent; wheat, 63 per cent. The radio activity affects and Im proves the flbers of the plants to a -large degretuas It does the human" body Ex periments with potatoes have shown that It gives the potato plant a phenomenal resistance to Injurious Insects. With roses and other flowers, larger and more beau tiful blooms -with richer colors have been obtained. neas la probably curable no one would be more gratified than myself to undergo a treatment that promised such results. PHOTS BEIUS XE'WHL lUHS KADIUK HOSPITAL , New York. Jan. a Henry J'hlppa, the Pittsburgh teel millionaire, today denied through his private secretary that he Is contemplating the erection of twenty hospitals throughout the country for the treatment of cancer with radium at a cost of 115.000.00a It had been teatlned yesterday by J. M. Flannery, of Pittsburgh, before the House committee on Mines ana Mining in Washington, that a multi-mllllonalra friend of the witness had this philan thropy In mind. While Mr. Fhjpps" name was not men tioned, his previous donations to science; for the fight against cancer, led at once to the belief that he was the person contemplating this donation.. At Mr. Fhlpps' residence' bis private secretary said: "You may deny th.at Mr. Phlpps pur poses to majce any such gut." eskTmoslIke YANKEEDANCES "Bunny Hug" Popular Pas time in Alaskan Wilds, Says Noted Explorer GIVES LECTURE TODAY Capt. F. E. Klelnschmidt Will "Tell National Geographic Society of His Experiences. THE WASHINGTON HERALD. FRIDAY, JAMJARYr 23, 1914. wmmKmaimasaagsmamssstgmmmBai , . arse GIRL ELOPER ON HIGERSTRKE Delilah Bradley Refuses to Eat Until She Sees Wealthy Lover. CLOTHES TAKEN AWAY GORE MIGHT TAKE EADIUM TREATMENT FOR BLINDNESS Thomas P. Gore, the blind Senator from Oklahoma, heard with great Interest yes terday of the success of Dr. John Ege, of Reading, Pa., in experiments with radium for the restoration of eyesight. It the experiments now being conducted by this physician prove successful he will avail himself of the offer of Dr. Ege to be treated. Senator Gore said: ''I do not know Dr. Ege, of course, but I assume he is a reputable physician who has given much study to this. The fact3 set forth by the International Kewa Serv Ice are intensely interesting to me. 1 shall watch his further experiments with an Interest that can be realized only by a man who is blind. If his re search and experiments show that blind- Tho "bear dance" and the "bunny hug" have penetrated even to the depths of wildest Alaska, according to Capt F. E. Klelnschmidt, arctic explorer who is to lecture today before the National Geographic Society. These dances are fully as popular with the Eskimos as they are in Washington and the rest of the United States, but the "turkey trot" and "hesitation" are not Included in the category, of Eskimo amusements. But In fairness to the Eskimos, it is only right to say that these dances, although they bear the names of their American prototypes, have no- other point In com mon. They usually feature the big dances given by the Inhabitants of the north country, but they are merely Imitations of the movements of the animals from which both dances get their names. Capt. Klelnschmidt is both a seaman and a scientist. He has the breadth of shoulder and the grip of the follower of the sea, and he smokes the typical sea' man's pipe, but he uses the phraseology of the student. Will Start as Expedition. Capt Klelnschmidt will leave Washing' ton Sunday and expects to leave the United States some time In February on an expedition of widely different char acter from the one from which he has just returned, and which has made him famous. On August 14 he reached the position of 72 degrees and 23 minutes north. This la within about 1,000 miles of the north pole and is a spot probably never be fore touched by white men. The next expedition will take Capt Klelnschmidt into the heart at South America. Scientific Investigation and the collection of specimens of certain rare animals were the objects of the first trip, and the proposed exploration Is to be made with the same object The Eskimos that have not come into contact with white men and his vices are pictured by Capt Kleln schmidt as genial, peaceable folk. Ig norant of all deceit and extremely gen erous. There Is not a doubt In the minds of scientists, according to Capt Kleln schmidt, that Dr. Frederick Cook is one of the greatest "fakers" In history. COURT UPHOLDS IMPORTER. to Rules Metal Aigrettes Entitled Kntry at 15 Per Cent. The contention of It F. tang that aigrettes he brought to this country are manufactured of metal, and, as such, are entitled to entry at 45 per cent duty, yesterday was sustained by the United States Court of Customs Appeals, which declared the aigrettes to be ornamental grains, fruits, and flowers. A similar ruling was handed down in the case of Edson, Keith & Co., a parallel one. Brother Threatens Bodily Harm to Foster. Who Is Reported on Way to New Jersey Town. i Philadelphia. Jan. r. Because her par ents balked her desire to see Joel M. Foster, the wealthy poultryman. with whom she eloped to Mobile, Ala., Delilah Bradley, the Pemberton, N. J., school teacher, today started a hunger strike. After being taken forcibly by her father. Harry E. Bradleyr and detectives late yesterday from the Windsor Hotel, in this city, to Pemberton in an automobile, the vounr girl cried until she became ex bausted and fell asleep about midnight When she awoke this morning she re fused to eat breakfast and, despite ef forts on the part of the family, she In sisted upon fastmg. Foster, who arrived In Philadelphia -half an hour after the girl was taken away, boarded a train as If he were go ing to New Tork, but Instead alighted at North Philadelphia and went to the Hotel Continental, where he spent the night He was registered as F. T. Foster, of Georgia, and left early this rooming with the purpose, it was reported, of go ing to Pemberton to try to see the girt The girl said she expected Foster to come to her aid. During the day she be came violently hysterical and abused her parents. Brother Threatens Foster. Her father warned her that unless she changed her tactics he would have her sent back to Mobile to stand trial on charges of Improper conduct with Foster In that city. Mr. Bradley stated today that he would employ detectives to prevent Foster from meeting his daughter. The gin's brother today made threats of physical violence against Foster If he persists In his efforts to see the girl. "Foster has the reputation of being handy with his fists." said the brother. 'It won't bo well for him If he tries to take my sister out of the house. I will do something that will stop him from coming around." It Is said that the father of the girl has taken away all the clothing of the girl so that she could not get away from the house. The girl persists in declaring ntr love xor rosier. IAHS APP0IHT8 SPECIALIST. Prof. Samael p. Capea Jolaa Bare of Kaaeatlon. Secretary of the Interior lane yester day appointed Prof. Samuel P. Capen, of Clark College, Massachusetts, as specia list, In hither education lnJho Bureau ot Education. ' Prof. Capcn is a graduate ot Tufts College.. He took hU master's degree at Harvard; ana later studied In Europe. He has received -the degree of Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He was formerly professor of modern lan guages in ciaric college, and Is now professor of German at that Institution, and also lecturer on education In Clark University, which Is affiliated with the college. Prof. Capen is a son of former President Capen. of Tufts College. WHISKY AND TOBACCO TAX TOTALS MILLIONS An Increase of $4,17,5.630 Shown Over Corresponding Period of Last Year. During the six months-ended Decern ber 31, mere was consumed In the United States 70,000,000 gallons of whisky, 4,030,300,000 cigars, and 8,711.. 000,000 cigarettes, according to a state ment made by the Internal Revenue Bureau yesterday. The revenues from distilled spirits amounted to SS5.8C.712. the whisky tax being sm.kz.sm; toDacco. jtl,9, 691; corporation tax, J3.110.790: cigar ettes. tlO.S99.000; cigars. J1I.270.000. The total collection of taxes for this period amounted to 1167,647,905, an In crease of S4.17S.630 over the same pe riod for lS-li The first Income tax "paid under the new law amounted to S1.S09.65. This tax did not have to be paid until March 1. f "SOCIETY NIGHT' AT AUTO SHOW - . Attendance Swelled by Smart Set Breaks All Pre vious Records. . COME TO BUY AND SEE Capital's Inner Grcle, Including Many Officials, Pay Homage to Splendid Exhibits. ' GAELIC SOCIETY MEETS. Dr. P. Lennox Speaks on "Jacubile Poets of Ireland." Dr. P. J. Lennox, spoke on the "Gatllc Jacobite Poets of Ireland" at the meet ing of the Gaelic Society of Washington at the New AVillard Hotel last night 7 he chief poets discussed were David O'Bruadair. Kgan O'ltahllly. John Mac Donnell and Owen Roe O'.Sulllvan. The musical program given included two Scotch songs by Mrs. William T. Reed: two Welsh songs bj J. II. if. Boie: Ave Breton songs by Mrs. Will iam T. Reed: two Irish folk sonas bv J. 11. at. Howie, ana two Irish folk sonas by Mrs. 'William T. Reel. Miss Jennie Glennan was accompanist U. S. Auto Delivered Across Gobi Desert to Holy Ruler American Motor Car Makes Perilous Journey Over Rough Country, Reaching the Tasha Lama of Mongolia Without Even Puncturing a Tire. An Interesting account ot the delivery of an American-built motor car across the Gobi Desert to the "Tasha Lama" of Mongolia is contained In .a recent com munication from Ethan C. IeMunyon to Gilbert II. Grosvenor, director" and edi tor of the National Geographic Society. The Tasha Lama Is second only to the Dalai Lama of Tibet In Importance In Lamalsm. In Mongolia he Is both the religious and the political head of the country, and la recognized and venerated as sacred by all the inhabitants ot Mon golia. "Some months ago an American firm in Tientsin, China, was commissioned by the agent of the Buddha to obtain for him a closed type of motor car," writes LeMunvon. "After giving the matter due consideration as to the make of car best suited to his need. a popular-priced car, having the planetary tpe of transmis sion and foot control, was selected as being as near 'fool-proof as possible and best suited to the Tasha's needs. The car was ordered from a Detroit Arm. Rough Joomey Ahead. "The car eventually arried In Tientsin and was shipped by rail to Kalgan. the point nearest the Gobi Desert, over which It was necessary to pass to reach Urga. Leaving the city behind us, wc now began tho climb up the pass, the river bed serving us as a road for about twenty miles. The grade was so steep i and the road so poor that we were forced to use low gear most of the way, and darkness .overtook us before we had gone six miles.' The next day live bullocks were added to the equipment to supplement the horse-power of tho machine in threading its way through the almost Impossible pas. A run was made for the last river to be crossed before the desert w reached, but the machine stuck in the center of the stream and had to be res cued with the aid ot a block and tackle. Ten davs were consumed In making the trip. "About a week after our arrival the car uhs delivered to the Tasha, who en tertained us at lunch," continues Mr. LeMunvon. "After the business of turn ing over the car had been completed, the Tasha presented me with a bolt of Imperial vellow brocaded silk. He Is about forty vears of age. has a bull neck and a hard-looking face. He Is al most blind. He Is said to be very sus ceptible to feminine charms "This was the first time that a closed car had ever been driven across any desert country. No tire changes were made In the entire distance, leather treads protected the back tires; tho front ones ran bare; u.cre was not even a puncture. Four months after our return from Urga we heard directly that the car was running and giving good satisfaction." Poof of the truth of the old adage. "Time changes all things." was evi denced last night by the hundreds of Washington's smart set who paid hom age to the automobile on society night at the automobile show In Convention HatL In by-gone days the horse show was an event in the National Capital's fashionable circles, but now the auto mobile has become the whim of the rich, and the high-powered, luxurious llmou sene has taken the place of the prancing thoroughbred In their affections. The attendance at the show last night broke all previous records. Convention Hall, with Its myriad of electric lights, was a riot of color. Hundreds of hand somely gowned women, with their escorts In evening dress, thronged the hall all evening. The vast enclosure was packed with society folks, some ot whom came to buy, others to see. and atlll others Just for the sake of being in the swim. Many Officials Present. Members of the Judiciary. Senators and Representatives mingled In the crowds critically Inspecting the various cars on display or occupying seals in tne Dai cony, viewing the throngs on the main floor and enjoying the concert given by the Marine Band, under the leadership of rJpiit. Rantlemann. Sales vesterday compared lavoramy with those of the previous days. A six cylinder, seven-passenger mm .aiiicneu touring car. finished in blue, electrically started and lighted, with blue running gear, was purchased by V. R. Fosbender. of this city, the deal being closed by Sales Manager W. D. Arrlson. The Hen-derson-Rowe firm put over three Chevro let "Royal Mall" roadsters, the pur chasers being T. J. RIson. T. K. Carter, and Porter G. Ward. O. W. Heatwole, of Bristol. Tenn., placed an order witn the same concern for a Chevrolet "Baby Grand" flve-passenger touring car, fully equipped. Francis S. Carmody ordered a 1911 King roadster, fully equipped. The new 1911 Pullman "Light Six," found a purchaser In It G. Holt. The car Is to be finished in dark green, equipped with electric self starter and electric lights and wire wheels. The model 46 electric roadster sold to W. B. Hlbbs by the Arm of Emer son & Orroe was a Detroit finished In blue, with blue leather upholstery. A feature of the Detroit electric exhibit Is an aluminum brougham body, unmounted and without paint Arrival and Departures. J. K. Welsh, engaged In the automo bile business In this city, has Joined the sales staff of Flory . Sanford. He Is to bo seen at the Mitchell exhibit H It Krkman. Eastern sales manager of the Detroit electric, will be with the Emer son & Orme exhibit this week. G. II. Stonebraker. Apperson distributer at Hagerstovrn. Md., was In town with a party of f-lends. n. I.. Pierce, sales manager of Pie Regal Motor Car Com pany, left jeslerday for the North. leav ing George W. Franklin In charge of the local exhibit. , Howard TJ Wagner and M. W. Curningham, factory representa tives of Nordjke . Marmon. are guests of Arthur Forakcr. local Marmon rep resentative. Harry S. Jones, a former Washlngton- lan. is assisting at the llavnes display. George II. Strout sales manager of the Haines Automobile Company, has de parted for the North to attend some ot the other shows. FISHING SCHOONER WRECKED. Eighteen Men of the Eglantine Ite med at Micomb, '. . Gloucester, Mass.. Jan. The wreck ing of the Gloucester fishing schooner I Eglantine on the Nova bcotla coast be came known today through a dispatch I from Capt Conrad to tho owners. The I vessel, of sixty-seven tons net. was! driven ashore yesterday, near Llscomb. N .S.. and will be a total loss. The I eighteen men In tho crew were rescued. DANCING Tomorrow Night AT THE AUTO SHOW Convention Hall 5thandLSts.N. W. January 19 to 24, 1914 Daily 10 A. M. to 10:30 P. M. - CONCERTS Afternoons and Evenings Special Musical Program Today by the U. S. MARINE BAND Lieut. Wm. H. Santelmann, Leader ADMISSION 25c Mkmf JU wma VrfWtTIiWr World's Foremost Electric Automobile For 1914 the DETROIT ELECTRIC offers the widest choice, both in body types and me chanical features worm gear axle or bevel gear axle; front scat drive, rear scat drive, or DE TROIT ELECTRIC duplex drive; electric hand brake; longer wheel base; larger tires; larger brakes; increased battery capacity; Hanlon patented rain vision shield; more exclusive appoint ments; deeper Turkish cushions; 12 feet shorter turning radius, and many others. THE PRICES ARE RIGHT. The mariy advantages offered in Detroit Electrics are so preponderant that there are no vex ing doubts or questions to settle in your choice of an electric The owner of a DETROIT ELEC TRIC has the satisfaction of knowing that he has the best that can be produced. Ask for one of our art catalogues. We are exhibiting a full line of models at the automobile show throughout the week. EMERSON & ORME, Distributers Telephone Main 7695 1407 H St, N. W. EfGLIIH DKAMA DBCUWIP. Prom Prydesr to sWeridam Toole at Pnkllo Library, Knillsh drama .ot the period from Dry den to Sheridan waa discussed at the mtetlnsr ot the Drama Study Club ot the Washington Center ot the Drama League at the Public Library last nhjht. The papers read Included, "Goldsmith, and Sheridan." by Edward McT. Donnelly: "Dryden." 'ur MIs Sara Abbott; "The Conrreve and Wycherley Group," by ss Nellie Huff, and "The Court Masques,- by O. A. Lyon. Jr, The course of study for the season Is a general historical survey of too drama from its beginning to the present time in the European countries and America. The German drama from Leasing to the modem school win bo discussed at the next meeting. Oo Victim of Haiel Ftra. Fort Wayne. Ind., Jan. C One man was burned to death when the National Hotel, a third rate hostelry, was de stroyed by fire today. Famous Apperson Jack Rabbit Cars fKxxA '! Ui Twenty-First Anniversary Since 1893 Building the FAMOUS Apperson Jack Rabbit Cars The Wizard pf the Hills. With their own hands 21 yean ago, Elmer and Edgar Apperson built America's fint automobile, and in all that time no Apperson car has ever worn out: nor have they ever built a car that developed chronic trouble. They are the only makers who hold such a record. Judge the wonderful car that must come from that wealth of experi ence, for it is greater than that of any other maker. And remember this: The Apperson Jack Rabbit is manufactured' from hub to hub in Apperson factories. It is not an assembled car. Think what this meant. Absolute mechanical perfection, sureness in production, prompt deliveries, and no divided responsibility. Light 4-45 Touring SI 400 l.lBht 4-4 J Roadster Sl.MO Light 4-45 Coupe. 4 passenger. ISJSM Large 4-45 Tourlnsr fl,785 Large 4-43 Sedan Limousine.. fXSOO (4S-&8 rive 1'assenger wzsoo S-43 Seven Passenuer SSoo 6-45 Two-Passenger Roadster. S3,2O0 See this "wonder" car at our space in the Automobile Show this week, or at our salesroom. EMERSON & ORME TeL Main 7695. 1407 H St N. W. SAi'J t.t?.;XfevVrrfBm?m?BaTv '.If Z.7.'. ' i..,'"', X BmOjVJtomjojsmmmmmmmmmmmmmsfjssssssK. 11 ,, mm S?X35tiA K&J!&&r. cir-c r Hudson 6-40 Cabriolet The Handsomest Car of the Year A completely closed car for winter yet with iho top ajid side win dows down It Is as neat and attractive an open car a. H sewn on ihe road. Never has a car been produced that hii caused so much favorable comment and won such Instant success. Make a point of seeing 'his wonderful car at the show. AN EXHIBIT OF 'S1XES." The Hudson exhibit has the distinction of bclnc the only exclusive display of "Sixes Come and Inspect them the handsomest cars of the year. Once sou have ridden in a Hudson Six noted the smoothness, the flexibility, the quick acceleration, the. total lark of vibration how It climbs a hill on high gear you will never again be satisfied In a four SEE THE HUDSON AT THE AUTO SHOW. HUDSON AUTOMOBILE CO., TeL N. 4107. 1136 Connecticut Arcane. H. G. KNEESSI, Manager. NOBBY TREAD pi These two famous tires are in use on more cars thru out the world than all other non-skid tires put together. Distribaters: National Electrical Supply Co., 1328-1330 New York ave., Washington, D. C CHAIN TREAD Mi ELKCTRIO LIQHT1NO INSTALLED FOR AUTOB (4 FORD CARS, completely equipped. 14. to. Other tniku equally law. 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