OCR Interpretation

The Washington herald. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1906-1939, January 10, 1917, Image 3

Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045433/1917-01-10/ed-1/seq-3/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for 3

Sheppard Dry
Senate By's
Enghes James. Johnson. Kern. Lee.
Lewis, Upitt. Lodge. Mae~ng Mar
tie. Newlands. O'Gqeman. Oliver, Page,
Pearese, Phelsa. Pittman. Pomerene.
Need. Saulsbury. fitb. of Arizona.
Smith. of Maryland. 1tone. Sutherland.
Tniman. Underweod. Wadsworth. Wat
a. Weeks, an Wiflms.
Votes Ag=at =- dlesendum.
Against the amendmet-Abest,
Bkham. Dorah. Brady. Chamberltain,
Chlte.n. Clapp. Cumis, Curtis. Per.
neld. Fleteber. Gallinger. Gronna. Hus
t"g. Johnson. of South Dakota, James,
Eenyon. Kirby. LeA. of Tennessee. Mc
Camber. Mortis. Myers. Nelson. Norris.
Petaderter. M=andell. Robinson. Shat
reth. Sheppard. Sherman. Shields, Sim
mons. Smith. of Georgia. Smith. qf
Michigan. Smith. of Arisons. Smith. of
Seuth Carolina. Smoot. Sterling. Swan,
son. Thomas. Thdmpson. Townsend.
Vardaman. Walsh and Worki
Seldom are the corridors of the Senate
lobby of the Capital so well filed as they
were yesterday. The galleries were filled
with early arrivals long before the hun
dreds of of-rohlbitionists arrived.
One of the first moves of Senator
Underwood was to roll a sort of a home
eart full of signatures Araying for a
referenduq into the chamber. The
petition consisted of f4.M00 names which
Senator Gallinger. Republican, said were
not bona fide. The petition was backed
by the saloonkeeper. Mr. Gallinger as
sorted and he continued to say that the
freshness of the Ink and other marks
showed many signatures to be by the
samie hand.
The crowds which attended the ses
sion got their money's worth. Fom
the time the hearing started until the end.
the proceedings were enlivened by
Defeat of Refe
Deplored by'
Prominent Washington business and
professional men last night strongly
voiced their regret over the defeat of
the Underwood referendum amendment
by the Senate yesterday afternoon.
While there were a number to whom
the passage of the Sheppard prohibition
bill was of no concern. they neverthe
less expressed be belief that citizens of
the District ot Columbia should not be
denied the right of expressing their wish
before legislat.on of vital importance
was thrust upon them.
To many the killing of the Underwood
bill seemed to be a serious blow to the
future hopes of the right to the batIlot
by Washingtonians.
While those fighting for the referendum
felt that they suffered a setback by the
Senate's action, they were not discour
aged and it is understood that a con
certed effort will be made to gain favor
able consideration in the House.
The District of Columbia Referendum
League again will be the leader in this
final effort. It was said last night that
every effort of the league will be aimed
at the Ilouse. The league has the back
ing of the roost prominent business men
In this city.
The prohihitlon element will not re
main lil. Eioiuraged by their success
ii tne Sonate. the "drys" will wage their
fiibt with renewed energy and the House
will no 0oubt witness- a lively conflict
when the Issae Comee up for a vote.
Sinelsir Urges Refereadan.
A. Leftwich Sinelair. newly elected
pres~idr.t of the Washington Chamber
of cinmerce. said:
Mlay I say tat I view with deep re
gre-t ty. d' at of the Underwood amend
,ent. w! I w:, isou!d have given the citi
zens of the IIstrlict the right to vote
toon a r.easure immediately affecting
their w-lare.
-I -: not care to disruss the Sheppard
-il, hut I o want to say this-that the
peo-le of the District should not be de
tled th- right that the citizenship of all
other communities enjoy, namely, to de
cide by the ballot grave questions af
fecting their mode of living and their liv
ing conditions.
"If there is cne thing for which I
shall strive with all the life and vigor
that is within me. it is that the residents
of the District of Columbia shall no
longer be disfranchised. We not only
need the ballot, but we have the right
to it. Let us all get together ar I con
vince a fair and liberal Congr .s that
now is the time to give us this ght."
Moran Deplores Deloa .
P. T. Moran. retiring presiden' of the
Washington Chamber of Commerce, said:
'I %7ew with regret the defeat of the
suffrage amendment for the District by
the Senate yesterday. The right to a
referendum vote would mean more to
Washington than most people realize. It
is not alone this prohibition measure
whieh is being thrust upon the people
without their consent that makes me
complain, but 'what is in store for us In
the future.
"Are we not justified in assuming that
If the Sheppard bill becomes a law with
out the voice of the people, It may just
be a forerunner of what is to come? May
not other Issues come up which will vi
tally affect the interests of every citisen
ef Washington when we must sit back,
if we like the legislation or not, because
we have no say?"
Isaac Gams Hopefal.
Isaac Gans. of the firm of Saks & Co..
and second vice president of the Wash
ington Chamber of Commerce. said:
Efss Bron's
Case of EfnemaI
Would Break Out With Pimples.
Ithng anIdBafingAwful. Could
not Rest Either Day or Night.
Cuticura Heals. Cost $1.
"For five years I suffered wia ecze
ma on my face. It would firmt break out
with pimples which kestered and dis
Scharged, then formed a
crust all over m-. face and
scaled off, admy face
2 wis disflgured. The itch
.. ing and burning a-nsem
-w was awfuL. I could not
rest daor night
"Not'n gave per
m, /ianent relief until I used
Cuticura Sopand Oint
ment. I used one box of Omntment and
two bars of Sciwhen I was healed."
(Signed) Mdiss ma Browsn, R. F.D. 3,
Kennesaw, Ga., July 10, l916.
rhes, mledarnr andbabyskn
tr-Ns bu onc theskin is clear, the
scalp cdemn, the keep them so if used
hr rvag atnIt pam.noa
Bill Passes
rote of 55 to 32
speeches which the galleries enjoged
Gallingeer Uder Fire.
Senator Underwood made two ip15A'
stoned appeals for the referendum. He
charged Senator Gallinger with reverting
to the tyranny of Russia by putting a
gag on the District of Columbia. Sena
tor Hughes also attacked Senator Gal
linger. Senator Kenyon asserted the ref
orence of the bill to the District of Co
lumbla residents would be unconstitu
Senator Smith. of Michigan. said that
to do this would be foolish, because the
Ireference would not be binding on a suc
ceedtag Congress. Senator Hardwick. of
Georgia, squelched the argument of Sen
ator Smith by asserting that no act of
Congress is binding on a succeeding Con
grass. I
Senator Smith, of Georgia. Senator
Vardaman, of Mississippt. Senator Jone,
of Washington. and many thers spoke.
Senator Martine, of New Jersey. propos
ed an amendment preventing the use of
chling. snuffing or smoking tobacco in
the -District, but this was laughed downi.
Senator Phelan. of California, desired
to nermit the use of "light wines an:
beer" in, Washington. but Mr. Gallinger
protested that this was a discrimination
agaInst "Yankee hard cider."
Just before the roll-call, a memorial
from the Oregon State legislature was
presented, asking Congress to* abolish
saloons in the District.
Durinx the hearing. Senator Saulsbury.
president pro tem. warned the galleries
against applause. The crowds tried to
remain quiet, hut when the vote was an
nounced, showing the passage of the bill.
there was great applause, and it was
several minutes before the Senate could
resume business.
rendum Plan
"The defeat of the Underwood amend
ment that would have given, the citizens
of the District the right to vote upon
a wet or a dry District is indirectly a
blow at the cause of suffrage for Dis
trict residents.
"Personally. I am not discouraged. I
believe that the vote for the District Is
just as inevitable as the rising of the
sun. It has been delayed. It will be
delayed. But sooner or later it will
come and it will be all the more welcome
'Why am I so optimistic? Because I
know our cause is predicated upon jus
tice and with this foundation we are
building a structure that cannot fall.
It must go forward and it will soon go
forward to the point that Congress must
recognize it.
"We are living in .the Capital of the
greatest nation In the world. We have
a contituency that Is far above the aver
age of intelligence. To deny them what
everybody else in this great country en
joys is a plain Injustice. I am confn
dent that Congress will soon right this
Dr. Vas Sebaick Pleased.
Dr. John Van Schaick. jr., president
of the Board of Education, said: "I am
pleased to hear that the Sheppard bill
passed the Senate. As to the Under
wood amendment. I was one of the
first In the District to advocate a ref
I rendum vote, but I have changed my
mind since that time.
"The referendum in this case seems
to be only an attempt to defeat the
prohibition bill; it is a cover for the
fight being put up by the liquor men.
I walked up and down Seventh street
the other Saturday night and there I
saw saloons jammed with sweating
savages. just pouring it down. In my
opinion the saloon is an evil."
Colladay for Referendum.
Attorney Edward F. Colladay. formerly
president of the Federation of Citizens'
Associations, and now chairman of the
committee of finance aid legislation of
the federation, said:
"I am glad to hear that the Sheppard
bill passed the Senate, and I would have
been pleased to see the referendum
measure pass also. The people of the
District of Columbia are altogether
qualified to express themselvEs on mess
ures which affect them and their govern
Indicted for Alleged Assault in New
York on Boy "Friend."
young fellow showed the letters to his
Thaw stated in his letters that he had
planned to make the boy a civil on
gineer and that if his parents would per
mit him to take charge of his education,
he would send him to the Carnegie In
stitute in Pittsburgh and guarantee him
a successful career. These alluring prom
ises had such an effect in the Gump
household that the boy was sent to New
York to meet Thaw.
The boy had never before been away
from home, and it did not strike him as
suspicious that Thaw, in giving him di
rections as to meetng him in New York,
selected the Century Theater as the
Cump went to the Century Theater be
fore the doors were opened on Christmas
night last and Thaw shortly appeard
Thaw had hired a suite of rooms on the
eighteenth floor of the Hotel McAlpin,
which are described as "buffer" rooms.
The suite contains inside roomps which
are far removed from the corridor and
any noise 'in them would not likely be
heard outside.
Thaw was dissatisfied with the show
at the Century Theater or pretended to
be, and after the second act, left with
Gump. Thaw took Gump to the Mc
O'Byrne, the alleged bodyguard of
Thaw; according to the boy, appeared to
be excited and nervous.
"You have had a long ride on the
train," said Thaw to Gump, "and you
had better jump in the tugi right away
and have a bath."
The bath over, the boy camne out of
the room with a towel thrown over his
shoulders to dress hhimelf Thaw, partly
undressed, it is alleged, awaited his
coiong. He had two whIps, a long and
a short one, with oowhide ladhes, the
boy charges.
WIthout further ado, the 1(y alleges,
Thaw belabored him with the whips, He
appeared to be in a frenzy of excite.
inset-but made no noise,
b Ure Fer Ova'30YeTm
New York Bankers Follow Lawson in
Testimony Before Rules Committee.
were much greater in their market ef
fect than the President's move. Baruch
denied the "Biltmore breakfast" charges
and said that he had never discussed
peace with Secretary to the President
Tumulty or anyone else connected with
the administration.
He told the committee with some sat
isfaction that his profits were all his own
and would not be "split."
Sabia Re.o.as Bride.
Charles ff. Sabin. while his new bride
waited Impatiently for the resumption
of their interrupted wedding trip. ex
plained his peace statement to the news
per last October. He saai Is informa
did not come from any administra
tion sources and that it was not made
public with any view to its effect on the
stock market. The New York broker
denied that his wedding trip to Europe
which will now be resumed-was designed
to remove any books or papers from the
Jurisdiction of the committee.
Bernard M. Baruch furnished the most
brilliant testimony of the hearing. When
he took the stand he ei~lained to the
committee that his business was that of
an "investor and speculator." with offices
at 111 Broadway. His first testimony after
his introduction to the committee was
with regard to the alleged leak and was
a complete disclaimer of having been
possessed of any information in advance
of the morning newspapers of December
-1, the day the President's peace note was
made public. Baruch said:
"I want to make a complete statement
on this general point first. I had no ad
vance information of any sort either
upon the so-called 'peace no$e' of the
President nor upon Von Bethmann-Holl
weg's speech at the convening of the
Reichstag In which he uttered Germany's
first peace offer."
Was Baying Stoeks.
Representaiive Campbell. of Kansas,
questioned and requestioned him with re
gard to his market activities during the
three days of December 19. 20 and 21. To
the great surprise of the committee Mr.
Baruch admitted that all during Decem
ber 20 he had been a heavy buyer of
During Baruch's testimony there was
much fog in the minds of his ques
tioners. Representatives Patten and
Bennet. of New York. and Chiperfield.
of Illinois. seemed to understand the
-vernacular which Mr. Baruch strove to
avoid, and for the most part his testi
76 Stores
Another Big Spi
Those large, full-pound cans
Delicious Tomato Soup. Our pr
on this item was an immense su
repeating it, so that every one w
tunity of laying in a supply.
Special This Wee
Large 16-oz. Ca
Per Can . . .
er's name, is your guarantee of q
California Cluste
9C, 3
2 Bottles
For .. .
KMichiga White i 3k D.neP
Kinney's No.lI asm--25c 1
Kinney's N.. %/ Sal- Drm.
Above are all fancy Ryl
quality for the most par- Rya
ticular trade.'1
One Quart Metts a - hein
set Cider. Bltie.. .15e
Uersheys Cecee, %6.15e 8-ea
pPr' Ce, %/%.lu/se Royal
aer Baker's Cseeas, 14I
%Ye ...........18e
Walr Bake'sLi
Cl--o-a o,L18e PelI
Sanitary Biand. 11
loony WAN soesel t h b1Iminst of
Toau nstain intimate relations with
the aiminitration?',was' ad Mr.
Barek, -
"I am a member of the advisory con
mission of the National Council of De
tense," responde Mr. mruch
When questioned with regard to his
contributions to the Democratic Presi
dential campaign, fund, Mr. Barugh ex
plained that his total contributidn be
fore the election had been $36000. and
that after the election he had given
his check for $15,000 to make up the
Have you ever talked with Secretary
Tumulty with regard to the deficit in
the Democratic campaign fund?' asked
Representative Campbell.
"I -have not.' was the answer. "I
want to make a serie of statementa
The tatement-that I had three or four
days' advance information of the forth
coming Lansing note to the belliger
ents is absolutely false. The state
ment that I have conferred with Jo
seph P. Tumulty. the President sec
retary, with regard to the note is ab
solutely false. The statement that I
breakfasted with or otherwise associ
ated with Mr. .Tumulty at the Biltmore
Hotel in New York i absolutely false.'
Following Mr. Baruch was the corre
opondents of the Dow Jones Agency were
examined -by the committee. but nothing
to indicate any lokage advance news was
brought out.
The examination of Charles H. Sabin
earlier in the afternoon was brief. Mr.
Sabin made a statement to the committee
which had to do with information which
Mr. Sabin had given to the representa
tives of the press in New York about the
first of October. Mr. Sabin said:
"Barly in October-about the 6th. 3
think-I sent for the fitancial writers,
stme six or seven of them came to my
office and I told them that information
had come to me to the effect tlrat the
German government had the intention to
approach the United States in the mat
ter of some movement with a view to
"I had not thought of the effect on the
stock market in my mind. In my talk
with the newspaper men I said nothing
about stocks. I did not allude to the
matter. I felt it my duty to the public
that with thin information in hand it
ought to be given publicity. I thought
that any impending movement in the
direction of peace was news that should
be in public possession."
Otto H. Kahn reiterated his state
ment made to Chairman Henry a week
ago, that he was in no wise Interested
in or Implicated in any leak or the
speculative market which followed the
leak. He said he had never sold a
share of stock short in his life.
Allen Curtis, of Curtis & ganger,
New York and Boston brokers, testified
that he was not the author of the "A
Curtis Letter." which formed the basis
of the suspicions connectin'g the names
of Baruch and Tumulty.
c ial On
up. too
oup Jf
iled with Ji' eff
vious special sale
:cess. and we are
11 have an oppor
Which we
6-lb. Be
-- 7c 27<a
e ' 27 s
Our posit
the manufactur
Raisins 0.2
_k __c Quahi
- --I largest, if not
iP .convincing test
ltil r ao Combined
Batte.... C amerchandiaji
b...........&8 Our Guar
Baking Jowder, doesn't please
cam........ S used at any pi
Baking Powder, etr ~~D5
cam.....12 c
Beking Powdera
aigPowder,. Lurge, Juic,
Black Se Meamm se c
I, cam....7%/c Each.......
e0 s o 'e C e
Women to Flaunt "Votes for Women"
Banners Before PresidenL
more; Miss El RiegeL of Bryn M#wr.
and the Delaware branch 'of the Congres
sional Union. each subscribed 5IM.
AiAong prominent Washington women
who pacxgod various amounts wer Mrs.
W. Thompson Burch. Mrs. Nina E. Al
lender, Mrs. Jessie Hardy MacKaye. Miss
Elias Hardy JArd, Miss Edith dogde and
"1 'o not see how anybody can fail
to observe from the utterances of the
last campaign t the Democratic pary
is more inclined n the opposition party
to assist In this great cause." and the
President. addressing the suffragists.
"and it ls been a matter of surprise
to me. and a matter of very great re
get. tlt so many of those who wereheart
and soul for this cause seemed so great
ly to mlb derstand and misinterpret the
attitude of parties. I have done my best
and shall continue to do my bet in
the interest of a cause in which I per
sonally believe."
Prominent Women in Party.
Prominent women from all parts of the
United States were In the delegation. The'
White House had Issued 200 tickets of
admission. Every card was used and
there was demand for more.
The President met the women in the
East Room, where he was presented with
resolutions commemorative of the life and
services of Mrs. Boissevain. The Presi
dent was reminded of the "needless sac
riflees women are making in their strug
gles to secure their rightful political lib
erty." and was asked to support the Fed
ral suffrage amendment.
Miss Maud Younger, of- San Francisco,
presented resolutions adopted at the
Christmas memorial to Mrs. Boissevain
in Statuary Hall. Mrs. Field handed
President Wilson resolutions adopted at
a memorial in San Francitco.
Mrs. John W. Brannan and Mrs. Clar
ence H. Smith, of New York, brought
the resolutions and the appeal to the
President of the women of New York.
Accompanying the three sets of resolu
tions was a written appeal. which said in
"We desire to make known to you. Mr.
President. our deep sense of the wrong
being inflicted upon wdmnen. in making
them spend their best health and strength,
and forcing them to abandon other work
that means fuller self-expression in
order to win freedom under a government
that professes to believe in democracy.
No price Is too high to pay for liberty.
)UR IS 1
amp skyward is fotcg' prices up, a
STILL HAVE a good stock of that exc
erson Crus
Vheat Flou
offer for this week at an extremely
Lg 12-lb. Bag 24.
10. 54c $
ve guarantee of quality goes with e
* This one word explains
y'popularity attained by this far
*ours. Sold only by us. in one.
- "Green Bag" Coffee is toc
IHE largest, selling brand of coffee in
monial of its merits.
with the seemingly impossible low pr
g wonder.
eed Not Delay L
frial of this Cof
atee: Buiy one pound. use one.-fourth,
you as well as. or better than, any c
ice, return the unused portion and we
te Fniit at Very loa
Grape Fruit, FieFlerds &an
5c 15c 20c
ape Fruit, C~eria Naval
...... c LageSi.e, De
Choose Y
so IMos -es a cc Vw m -
aiure. .ft am WE be 8 .
Ame tW . .... d.Isl wem.:
Kims AumMfl MheN Uds . [email protected]
Kra. Chia sogbtem we. M11131 MW
Phelps am. Mra. Toesofleami
Kra. Was. J. Uwhle. m. Howard
Behwars, min mer WhM, Ams Mor
ris. Mrs. rt k P. Odenbiear. Mrs. Har
vey Wiley. Mrs. John M. Nelsif, Mrs.
Lola P. Tburstb. Kims Rth Tbarstn
Mrs. W B. Bailey LAmr. Mrs. Alemim
Vogelgag. Mrs. LeIand 0. HowM Misa
I91Is piardy Lord Mle. Alice eee.
iss Nell Ros Baggett. Mrs. aas
arren, Mrs. Bod H. PsmaaMre. -m
Mildred Gilbert. Mrs. Franoo BMWr
Moran. Dr. Louise Taylor J5.s. Dr.
Hartha C. BurriU. Mrs. Jobs Jay WIfte.,
Mrs. Tallman Bailey. Mrs. Abby estt
Baker. Mrs. Jesie Hardy MacKmee Mrs.
Geo. T. Odetl. Mrs. Nina E. Almser.
Miss Elizabeth Perrin, Mrs. Thoaess W.
Bidwell. Mrs. T. Jamny Brown. Mrs.
1;. V. Fowler. Miss Fowler.. Miss Lver
ing. Mrs. Morven Thompsom. Mrs Wm.
R. Wheeler. Miss Elizabeth Mason Heath.
Mrs. Basil Manly. Mrs. Ira Cspley. Mrs.
Wm. E. Humphrey. Mrs. Henry Danforth.
Mrs. J. S. Nellg4j Mrs. Heinz7 Lockwood.
Mrs. Paul du F*K Kr. Florence Bayard
Kane. Miss Marion Dunham; Mrs. Janses
inns. Mrs. Patrick Gunning. Mrs. Elle
Doherty and Mrs. Ivory. allof Washing
ton; Mrs. A. P. Block and Mrs. Aylett
Cotton. Jr.. of San Francisco.
Experts have estimated that Ecuador.
by the application of scientific methods.
could increase Its present agricultural
yield by IM per cent.
G Stre
Women's and
Coats, Fm
Dance Frocks
JP! Mal
*llent quality X
usig it in the kitt
to is used in cooking
ommending it to r
low price' the product in you
lb. Bag n1e Price .f &.a
of It on Your Tal
105 BUT IF T( U
very bag. Sure It's MAJE T
7 Per
Gold Me
2 Pacd
For . .
the enormous
ious coffee of Gr==.data
pound bags. Sugar, L........
ay one of the
WIashington-a Pure
cc. it is truly LadL .
ronger Quality
fee f i-t
offee you ever Geld Bar Pimekt
#ill refund the Geld Ba Cb.res
,2 cam.......
e Prices re.r.-I.., No
iges. Per Dee., Del Mes.ase
25c 30c A-hm~w-B
_.....35 G.... ...
cur Favorite oT The
... S~e 12 bl.....
.. $.6 2 s.... $
et, Comer 12th
Misses' Suits
-s, Dresses
and Blouses
76 Stores
e This II
MARGARINE for the purpose of
hen for anything for winch butter
We have no hesitancy in ree
'ou for those uses. fnd then with
r home if
er Sem Te High, Make a Test
und Cartons,
dal Buckwheat
7c .b.....
Canned Goods
.. Trusty Fried SusaN
..20e Peas............2
..26e "Paris" Braad Cir,.15e
..25e JckeyCib Pausmsi.5
"Paris" Bramd Sacc..
..36e. tab.......13e
Star .basr, %....14e
17%ec Star L.as, %....25.
* 19e Va. Camp's Tam,
..15e No. %.......17.
I vam Cm..'s Tu..
Il ..1eM. I...........25e
se Flour Special.

xml | txt