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f .--w - -v- - - '-raw-v-5 ' VVSjs. THE WASHINGTON HERALD. MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1915. ----,- fV ! t SCHOOL CHILDREN TO HONOR HOOSIER POET One of James Whitcomb Riley's Poems Will Be Read in Class Rooms October 7. A request that ono of James Whitcomb Riley's poems be read In the public schools of the country October 7. the anniversary of "the Hoosier poet's" birth, was sent to the school superintendents of the States by Secretary of the In terior Lane on Saturday. Secretary 'Jane's request called attention to the fact that Rilei "Is the last of a genera tion of litemry men who were distinc tively American and did much in poetry and prose to reveal the beauty and stras Kle of American life. Ernest L. Thurston, superintendent of schools In the District, s-aid last nlsiht he had not received Sccietary Lane's rcquit Saturday. It probably will be complied with If received. jRlley was born at Greenfield, 111.. In 1SS3. He is a prominent member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His wrltlncs Include "The Old fauimmin' Hole and 'Leven More Poems," "Pipes o' Pun at Zekesbury," "Flying Islands of Hie Nfeht." "A Child-World." "Out to Old AUnt Mary's," "When She Was About SUteen." and "The Little Orphant Aura Book." IT-BOATS CONQUERED. HE SAYS. Aanerlcnn Sportaman Tell of Sne ccil Of Brit lull Method. Wew Haven. Conn.. Oct. S "The back of the submarine warfare has been broken." declared Coach Guy Xirkalls. of the Tale crew, who has just arrhed here from England. "Normally, the submarine did no dam ate to the battleships. It preyed upon commerce. Now even this has ccad. The English have sunk about fifty of the undersea craft Indeed, of all her mag nificent submarine navy Germany now only possesses five of the late type." Nickalls declared conscription "as only a matter of time in England, and it would raise an additional army of ;.0W"0 HYING GUN NEWEST IN WAR. French Tiovr Able to Bombard En emy Tovrns from SLlca. Paris, Oct 3. The new gunplane used by the French army and mentioned In today's official communique is a biplane with a small Hotchkiss mn fitted on the upper plane. This machine was first ex perimented with last January bj Capts. Hemy and Faure, who nere crushed lo death near Paris. 8lnce the gunplane has been improved, and now the French are able to bombard towns from the air. Many of them are In use on the front Over J600.0O.000 is invested In adver tising every year. Eiery man, woman, and child receives a share of the divi-dends--Dan Jaylcs. 'SHIELD of I The 1 1 Brilliant, Durable I 1 yelidSelc I Ges Moortle sold for years at 25c always the most popular mantle on the market. Its vastly-increased output and advanced methods of production made it possible for us to add still another advantage: while improving the mantle, we lowered the price! Fozr,y Now 15c and actually more brilliant, more durable, more necessary to the health of your eyes, more profitable to your purse. For upright and inverted pas lights. Awarded Grind Prize, Highest Honor Panama-Pacific Inlernilionsl Exposition 100 Points Excellent. FOR SALE BY Gas Company and Dealers. Wehbach Store, 439 7th St. N. W. fl . -r-;V-fcA I ONE OF THE OLDEST AND REST KNOWN BANKING INSTITUTIONS OF W VSHINGTON. Lincoln National Bank U. S. Government Depository. 4 v Corner Seventh and D Streets. THE TIME TO SAVE IS WHEN YOU HAVE THE MONEY TO SAVE 3 INTEREST ON SAVINGS ACCOUNTS. COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS ESPECIALLY SOLICITED. Safe Deposit Vaults, $2.50 Per Annum Up. , Savings Department open Saturday evenings, 5:30 to 8 o'clock. officios: FIOTD E. DAVIS, Prrmieat. Beat. Outturn, "at Vie VtntinU A. &. Giu7. Cuhler. Patrick T. Mono. 31 Vlo Pralacst. V,. McK. HtowtU. .iiauUct Oufairr. DIEECT0K3: JOHN W. BKXWXER, VnlZXAX F.GUDB, PETER LATTCRKEk- vfArn e Davis B. DANA. LINCOLN. ANDREW D. LOFKtZB, LUCAS P. LOVIN01 SAHUKL C. BIDUA. tOlBT A. IXIItE. mm. NAVY LEAGUE ENLISTS CHILDREN FOR DEFENSE Conference Tomorrow Will Plan Cam paign to Work for National "Preparedness." The Navy League has arranged to entertain delegates from nearly every State in the Union at the committee men's conference to begin, at the New Willard In Washington tomorrow. The object of the conference is to organize every community in the United States with subsidiary commltttees of the Navy League to work for President Wilson's national defense policies in the next Congress. Senator Borah, of Idaho, has con sented to speak at a luncheon tomor row. Other speakers will be former-Gov. ernor O'Neill, of Alabama; Mrs. John A. Logan, Samuel Gompers and others. The morning discussion will be de voted to organization plans. John Callan O'Laughlin, a newspaperman, will preside. The discussion will pro ceed under n tcn-mlnute rule More than five hundred delegates are ex pected to be in attendance. A junior section of the Navy League has been formed to inculcate the les sons of patriotism in children. One purpoj-e is to educate the rising gen eration in the necessity of preparad ness and of the patriotic duty to be ever ready to answer the call of the country for service in national defense. An active campaign for membership among children will go forward at once with a view of securing without delay a membership of thousands. Each child joining will be required to sign a written pledge dedicating the "heart mind and body to the serv ice of the country." Drills will be arranged for naval boy scouts and ju nior naval reserves of boys while the girls will be drilled in work of "first aid" and "nursing," The Woman's Section of the Navy Leagueeis respon sible for the plan for the organization of the children. The Junior has as honorary chairman. Mary S. Lockwood. of Washington, while Mrs. Benjamin Reeves Russell, wife of Lieut Col. Rus sell, is active chairman. Among prominent women serving on the Junior Section are Miss Grace M. Pierce, vice president general; Mrs. Ralph B. Strassburger. Mrs. John Temple Graves. Mrs. Parks Fisher, sister of Admiral Schley, and Mrs. Mary Logan Tucker, daughter of the late Gen. Logan. The age limit ror the Junior Section has been fixed at 18. Americans Sail for Britain. New York. Oct. 3. The St. Paul, of the American Line, sailed today for Liver pool with .".91 passengers, of whom sixty tive of the lot; first cabin were Americans. If adertislng suddenly stopped for five cars. the whole world would suf fer. D.HI Jales. QUALITY T" anl Too many people drawing good sal aries are living up to the very limit of their incomes. Better put something by for the "rainy day" for "rainy days" are bound to come in every body's life. HKNRTT. OFTTKRDINGEB. LEBOr W. HEUON. ltldlARD J. KAHNSH.UV. JOSEPH 8TUA8BUIIGEB. WILLIAM L SLLAitA-N. C. TAYLOR VADE. AUlElsr UATLEY. ALL IN READINESS FOR KING CARNIVAL CONTINUED FItOM PAGE ONE. Mid-City Citizens Association and the merchants of the town. Grand Marshal Joseph A. Berberich, who Is to command the parade and watch over the merrymaking, held a last meet ing; with his aids yesterday at 1009 Seventh street and found that all is ready for the fun to begin. Every de tail has been attended. Mr. Berberich let it be known that requests for posi tions in the parade still are being re ceived and granted. "The number of entrants In the parade has far exceeded my expectations." said Grand Marshal Berberich. He announced that the following ad diUonal organizations will be seen in Section 3 of the parade, the carnival section: Ono float and fifty costumed men with a fife and drum corps, representing the O Street Market. One float and from fifty to 100 Wood men of the World, accompanied by their Ladies' Auxiliary. Fifty or moro Red Men of the District of Columbia. One float and a group of Moose. Boy Scouts and a fife and drum corps. I'nrade Starts at 7i30. The parade will start at 7:30 o'clock and from the moment that Grand Mar shal Berberich blows a whittle, setting the mammoth pageant in motion, un til the last handful of confetti is tossed at some bright-eyed girl, there" will be "something doing." There will be no limit to the quest of a good time. Rowdy ism will be frowned upon and rowdies escorted to a placo outside of the realm of fun. At 7:45 o'clock, when the whole page ant is In motion and the merry-making Is In crescendo, a representative of the District electrical department will shove a switch and the new lights which grace the thoroughfare will blaze forth for the first time In dazzling radiance. Then red lights wilt spring into life, signalling a Joyous welcome to aU the electric lights In Seventh street to Join in the fun with their brilliance. The one solemn feature of the whole affair will be seen at Seventh and M "streets, where will be gathered the four judges who must name the prize win ning decorated windows and shops. The quartet of Judges have been given a dif ficult task, for the decorations are all so artistic and elaborate that it will be hard to designate the best. The Judges, designated by the four Washington news papers, are Troland CIcare. The Wash ington Herald: J. R. Hamilton. Times: Leroy W. Herron. Star, and R. L. Gold smith, Tost. "It is most gratifying that nearly everybody in the city has given aid of some kind." said A. J. Driscoll. president of the Mid-City Citizens' As sociation, last night. "I see no good reason why this affair should not be repeated every year. Such an affair brings together the people of a city and kindles that community spirit that is paramount in the rapid and success ful development of a municipality. Committer llndtcca for All. "I want to request every member of the Mid-City Citizens' Association to appear at Seventh and K streets promptly at 6:30 o'clock Monday night and give their aid in procuring the maximum success for the affair. Committee badges will be provided for all. "The ML Rainier Board of Trade from ML Rainier, Md.. will be repre sented by nearly all its members who will appear in the procession in au tomobiles. "The following communications, ad dressed to me as president of the Mid City Citizens' Association, are indica tive of what the representative men of Washington think of the celebra tion: "'Hope your affair will be a big success. I approve of it and will be glad to be with you." P. T. Moran. president of the Chamber of Com merce. " 'I congratulate you on the good work and accept with thanks your invitation to participate.' E. C. Bran denburg, president of the Board of Trade. "'If I am in the city I will be with you, surely.' Ross P. Andrews, Re tall Merchant's Association. " 'I will be glad to be present and participate ' E. F. Colladay, president of the Federation of Citizens' Asso ciation. " 'I am delighted to receive your invi tation to participate In the parade and will be presenL' D. A. Edwards, former president of the Federation of Citizens' Associations. "Replies of acceptance also have been received from D. J. Donovan, secretary of the Board of Commissioners: C. P. Hunt. Dlstrist computing engineer; Thomas J. Fisher, jr.: O. R. Singleton. Board of Trade: W. F. Pcabody, presi dent of the Safety First Association: Thomas Grant, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce: Charles Columbus, secre tary of the Retail Merchants' Associa tion; C. J. Gockeler, secretary of the Board of Trade: I. Gans, and many other representative citizens. "After the parade ends bands will take stations at Seventh and K streets. Seventh and M streets. Seventh and O streets, and Seventh street and Rhode Island avenue. Band concerts will be given until 10:30 o'clock and maybe later. The grand arch erected at Seventh and K streets Is a work of art. The arch will be illuminated at 8 o'clock. Velvet kind Ice cream. Lady Fairfax candy. Gude roses, and thousands of souvenirs and noise-makers will be distributed along the entire route of the parade." Last Minute Entrants in INDUSTRIAL SECTION of SEVENTH ST. CARNIVAL Telephone North 1 623 for your assignment of posi tion in parade which forms at Seventh and K streets northwest, at 7 p. m., ana moves promptly at 7 : 30 p. m. JOSEPH A. BERBERICH. Marshal of Parade. SPECIAL NOTICE TO BOY SCOUTS Boy Scouts participating in the Seventh street carnival will report at Seventh and K streets promptly at 7 p. m. Monday. JOS. A. BERBERICH, 1 Open 8 A. Jt. Cloaa P. Jt. Established I860. Our 55th Anniversary Sale STARTS TODAY FREE A Colonial Tumbler to Every Purchaser. Hundreds of extraordinary values throughout the store. It will pay you to take advantage of them while prices are so ex tremely low. Don't Miss the Opening Day of this Great Mer chandising Event CARRANZA'S PROSPECTS ARE STILL UNCERTAIN No Definite Action Toward Recogni tion Will Be Taken By Conferees. It was learned last night that It is not the purpose of the pan-American con ference when it meets on Saturday to take action that will definitely recog nize Carranza, even if it should be con ceded that his recognition affords the only satisfactory solution of the Mexi can problem. Each member of the con ference will recomemnd to his govern ment what action he thinks should be taken, and the governments will assume the final responsibility. The conference at Its last session agreed that there should not be joint action. Secretary Lansing saw Judge Douglas, legal representative of the Carranzlstaa in this country, while In New York. Dur ing the week Mr. Lansing will have a conference with Ellseo Arredondo, the confidential agent in Washington of Car ranza. For the Vlllistas, interviews will i be given Felipe Angeles, Senor Mayto rena, governor of the state of Sonora; Raoul Madero, and Enrique Llorente. i head of the Villa agency here. It was i said last night that the Vlllistas will in- I sist that the peace conference of Mexi cans originally called by the Latin American conference shall be held. They will emphasize that they have accepted this suggestion of the conference, have acted In good faith, and that like good faith should be manifested by the United States and Latin-American diplomats. ZION FUND HIS THEME. Dr. Epstein, Director of Jetrlsh Fund, Delivers Address. Dr. B. Epstein, director of the Jewish National Fund, spoke on "The Signifi cance of the Jewish National Fund and the Zion Movement" at Adas Israel Syna gogue, Sixth and I streets northwest, last night. The meeting was arranged by Ahavas Zion Society. Dr. Epstein, who recently arrived in this country from Cologne. Germany, spoke on behalf of the Jewish National Fund, the purpose of which Is to acquire land In Palestine for Hebrews who wish to return there and for the support of the "back to Palestine" move ment. . Other addresses were delivered by Dr. Glushak, who presided, and Dr. Ben jamin Grossman. CLAMP DOWN NEWP0ET "LTD." Xti Officials Force Seamen to Tread "Straight and Narrow." Newport. Oct. 1 Navy officials have caused "the lid" to be clamped down tight in Newport. The move was made to protect apprentice seamen from liquor dealers and certain types of women. Complaints against such places and per sons were made to the mayor. Conditions were looked over by mem bers of the Secret Service squads of the station. None of the apprentices has been given leave since Monday. Police in uni form and civilian dress watched every place under suspicion today. CASTOR I A For Infants and Children Dn Use ForOver 30 Years Signature of CfffueXekii Marshal of Parade. Seventh Uf Street V 'ftsl - !' ' CsssssSS ISCSs; - - ja ... , . 1 u a ... i if , ... ,.M , . -, aanaaanaaaaasaaaaaaaaad The Store You Can Give Your Confidence Washington u invited tonight to witness the great development of Seventh street as one of the most important of the city's business thorough fares. Right in the midst of it one of the pioneers of its wonderful growthstands the House & Herrmann Store a monument to the opportunities offered the shopping public for in our thirty years of commercial history is written the snecess of honest purpose, honest merchandise and honest service. It has been oar aim to give your dollars their greatest purchasing power and you who know the store by patronage of it will testify that day by day throughout this period of years we have consistently upheld this reputation. You, whom we have not had the pleasure of serving, are invtted to pnt us to the test of quality and price and accommodation through to a credit system that lightens the burden of buying without imposing a tax for the convenience. 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Members By Friends "Imposters" Forced to Quit Work. Chicago, Oct. 3. The world's smallest union has Just been discovered. It sends no representative to the American Fed eration of Labor conventions, nor does It cut so much of a splurge In the Labor Day processions In Chicago. However, this Is because It has but three members. When Edmond von Kaenel, Albert Nel son, and John E. Lyle formed the Stee plejacks' Union It was dubbed the "B. V. D. Union" by members of the Paint ers District Council. No. 14, with which it Is affiliated. These three men live and work in Chicago. They've had differ ences with other steeplejacks, but not because those competitors wouldn't Join them. The latest of these came up recently when other climbers represented them selves as these very men and sot Jobs. The organized body waited upon the Dis trict Council and the "impostors" had to quit work. "DIP" BOBS MAN WITH BABE. Pickpocket Working in Picture Theater Get. SS33. Robert Wolfe, a grocer, living at 503 Thirteenth street southeast, was robbed of SZJ3 and a check for 1116.67 last night while in a Ninth street motion picture theater. So smoothly did the pickpocket operate that Mr. Wolfe could give no de scription of him. The groceryman attended the theater with his wife, he carrying their baby in his arms. The money and check were in a wallet In his hip pocket. Upon their rt urn home at 11 o'clock W olfe prepared to remove his purse, and discovered the robbery. The check was a United States Treas ury paper, payame to a customer oi air. Wolfe's, but which he had cashed. HAD HIES IK HIS HEAD. Thoniht Ther Were Wheels, bat Doctor Discovered Trouble. Philadelphia. Oct 3. "There certainly must be wheels In my head." said a Marlton. N. 3., man to Dr. J. B. Smith, head resident physician at Cooper Hos pital. Dr. Smith found twenty-three -rir.-Hr,.r obiects in the man's ear, which were later identified by an entomologist as the larva ?... , , The visitor said he had been sleeping on the ground and he had awaken ed by a fly !n his ear. This Is thought by the physicians to have been a female, which laid Ita ss In the man a ear and which were hatched by the body heat. OIBX POSED AS TBAHP. Loss- Tkmm Gire Away Iadentitr ( Fair TraTeler on Rods. GalnsvtU. Fta.. Oct. i-A supposed tramp arrested for stealta a ride on .h. ri. f a Coast Line train proved to be a girl of 1 ho W her name Ja Julia Dowllng. She wu dresaed.ln an old pair of over .11. h rrwwlarce for her, and with JTi VIJjC W One of the Best Dining Suite Values We Have Ever Been Able to Offer $111.00 9 Pieces Complete Quarter-sawed Oak every inch of the wood being specially selected. 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