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Hundred Sailors Volunteer
for Injections and Show
No Symptoms.
Distinguished Service Medals may
never ? adorn their blouses, but 100
American bluejacket* faced death as
unflinchingly as any of the destroyer
heroes who battled U-boats.
These men comprise the "flu squad"
of the . navy. Under the supervision
oI aavai surgeons they have time and
a?am exposed themselves to its dead
ly They have inhaled "flu"
microbe* They have had the little
^nu".bu$s injected into their veins.
They've taken in the cause of the
epidemic In every form.
N"avy physicians waQted to estab
lish the nature of the "flu* germ and
?omething of the way in which the
disease IS spread. They called for
volunteers who would expose them
selves to It, as the band of herolo
pfcysfcians in the famous "yellow fever
?oyiad ' did in solvii^ the mystery of
yellow fever.
Knowing that thousands of'victims
"flu" had died, more than 100
sailors volunteered for the duty never
theless.
Showed no Symptoms.
But to the astonishment of the
U*9 "Avy and of the
Public Health Service act a man so
exposed or inoculated developed any
symptoms of the ' flu." Medical sci
ence la baffled. 'Every man should
have been in bed seriously Ul. But
not a man developed even a fever or
Fhj a Mystery" Is the
tm# of the Public Health Service's
record of the experiments.
at Boston were inocu
7^ secretions, Altered and un
altered, from the upper repository
passages of a typical case of influ
enaa, in the active stage of the dis
ease- The material was Introduced
tnlo the noees and throats of members
'h* ?raad" by sprays and
sw abd and both. Each of the thirty
Witt*" showlnS-the moot amazing
Ten volunteer, visited the Chelsea
Kaval Hospital and allowed "flu" pa
tienta to cougrh and sneeze in their
races Each was exposed to the "flu"
for about three-quarters of an hour,
healthy*" continued disgustingly
Blood from Ave patients with typi
2 ?fea ?' the "flu" wa? Injected
Into the veins of ten member* of the
?quad. None took sick.
Pat la Sontrfl*.
Pure cultures of the "influenxa ba
cillus a.i isolated and determined by
nwflB^Q science were Introduced In
J,."0*'"1? of members of the squad:
a Altered suspension of washings from
the uprer air passages of an acute
l,he "flu" dropped in the
. 7? memb?s; more was in
Jec.e^ Into another with a hypoder
mic needle; but none took the^flu ?
do W<"" " Surgeon
Oenerai Blue comments, "to go on ap-'
plylni the general principles of con
1? ' *' are baoed on the Justifiable
"sumption that the disease is a drop
let infection. I believe, however, that
, ha\-e not given enough considers
to rh* hands and mouth a* a path
,ectk>n- "or have we sufficiently
? fc 3 Possible Infectivltv of
^-ery earli?st st?Ses of the die
GETS BODY 12 YEARS
AFTER EMBALMING IT
Left Under Counter. Turned Back
by New Storekeeper.
SfcWrrim Pa? Jan M._Eno, A
Ljiich. -of Perm Tan. X. Y.. had the
of when he received
" romp;-> -ore Of which he is
L ,part "wrH'r. among oth
,?r freight, a long box.
-i?w Was openmK Up the
?^ew goods almost fainted when he
"f this queer-shaped
receptacle to And therein a corpse.
ye.ars ago Lyneh was an
lindertaker located here. There was
broushctoh's establishment the body
bv Lm man killed e,ther
by accident or design, which wu
?ever determined.
LynUi. embalmed the bodv. and be
o7!t 'I ^r:hL?n COUld' * made
n it sold his business here, the re
maps going with the stock and good
ot the bargain, he
?ne <ver "howeJ up or
r>\T:kt0 for ,he b^ial.
StU r??tly "UrK!'r the COUnter"
t*elve years have elapsed
i body L' I" Perfect condition. The
fj?" a!ii neck look ,ik? pol
ished Ivory. The features are hand
J*?'1 and the body is of fine pro
^?'r,n"u v L" the local
undertaker having no use for it. sent
Hon to Lynch, the original proprie
600,000 Colored People
to Try to Save Snowden
?PPeal for John Snowden sen
tenced to be hanged for the murder
of Mrs. Lottie May Brandon, of An
n* polls. Maryland, will be made by
U?e colored people of the country.
? S' ?P- W- Drew, pastor of the
Cosmopolitan Baptist Church. will
prepare the appeal and secure the
signatures He stated last night that
be believed -he could secure the sl~
nattire* of 600.000 colored people of
the nation.
The appeal will be based on the
grounds that Snowden was convicted
?oleiy on circumstantial evidence.
FOR COLDS AND GRIPPE
. DOCTORS ADVISE
Jhe Improved Calomel Tablet
That U Entirely Free of AD
Nauseating and Dan
jeroui Effects.
Physicians are warning the public
Jratast trilling with colds and grippe.
Hiey say that a brisk calomel pur
*ative, preferably Calotabe. the new
?ad improved calomel tablet, .should
be hi variably taken at bed time ?nd
?Peated the second or third nit-ht if
lecewnry.- In the earliest stage,, one
Jatotas is usually sufficient unless
3ie case Is particularly severe
Physician., say that It is a waste of
3me to experiment with other lax
S!??el ia necessary sooner
? , Calotab on the tongue
? swmllow of water
. ? saJta, no nausea nor
5U*htest Interference with diet
PlM,UrM NeIt morning
" vanished and your
reah?d. Calotabs are sold only In
llf, BP^kagea. Price. 35
ents^ Recrnnmerdcd and guaran
druRf'a'? everywhere. Price
efunded it you are not delighted.
TOLLS RAISED !
BY'PHONE GO.
|
New Chesapeake and Po
tomac Rates Effective
at Midnight Tonight.
Arrangement* are being made by
the Chesapeake and Potomac Tele
phone Company to put into effect at
12:01 a. m. tomorrow- the new Hchedule
of rates for toil calls which was an
nounced December 13. 1918. by the
Postmaster General, and under which
all toll rate? throughout the United
States are placed on a uniform basis.
Under the new schedule a ' "station
j to-station" rate is the basis upon
; which all rates for the various classes
of service are computed. This rate
applies where a toll call Is made from
one telephone to another without
specifying that a particular person is
desired. Tho rate is determned by
the air-line distance between toil
points, and is computed for the initial
talking period on the basis of 5 cents
for each six miles up to twenty-four
mires and 5 cents for each eight
miles beyond tnat distance.
In addition to the ?"station-to-sta
tion" rate, a "person-to-person" rate,
an "appointment" rate, a "messenger
call" rate and a "report charge" are
quoted for calls to points on which
the "station-to-station" rate is 15 cents
. or more.
j The "person-to-person" rate^ for
j calls where a particular person is
i specified. Is about one-fourth greater
than the "station-to-station" rate, j
I The "appointment" rate is about one
' half greater than the "statlon-to
? station ' rate. The "messenger-call"
: rate is the same as the "appointment"
rate, plus any necessary charges for
| messenger service. The "report
I charge" is about one-fourth of the
| "station-to-station" rate, and is made
in connection with all toll calls other
I than those made on a "station-to
l station" basis, where the connection
j is established, but conversation is not
; held because the calling or called
; party is not present, will not talk or
j has no telephone.
| The minimum "person to person" i
rate is 20 cents, the minimum "ap
pointment" rate 25 cents, and the i
minimum "messenger call" rate 251
cents. The minimum "report charge"
| is 10 cents and the maximum $2.00.
New evening and night rates ap
? plying on!y to calls made on a "sta
? tion to station" basis are also quot
? ed. For toll calls made between
! 8:30 p. m. and midnight on a "sta
, tion to station" basis, the rate is
(about one-half the "station to sta
tion" day rate, and for calls mad*
| between midnight and 4:30 a. m. the
Irate is about one-fourth the "sta
tion to station" day rate.
For the purpose of applying night
! rates the time of day at which thu
; "station to station" call originates
' is used. The minimum night rate is
125 cents and day rates apply 6n
"station to station" calls made at
; night when the day rate is less than
j this minimum. Day rates also apply
j on all toll #calls made at night on
j other than a "station to station"
j basis.
I The company points out that
| where telephone directory informa
j tion is available, subscribers call
{ing should specify the telephone call
; number desired in making "station
I to station" toll calls. Where direc
tory information is not available
; at the calling telephone, such "sta
I tion to station" calls will be ac
cepted if the name and address of
J the called subscriber is given. 1
100 Cases of Hiccoughs
as Result of "Flu"
! Scrarton. Pa.. Jon. 19.?Therj are ar
1 least 100 cases of hiccoughs lit the
; city, and physicians say that tho epi
demic is the result of inlluenza pol
! soning.
Charles K. Wetmore was slicker*,
and physicians have been unable to
relieve him. The 100 cases ore scat
tered in several districts, anj phyei-'
clans say they will not be surprised
if scores are reported dailv for a
! time it is their belief#that tho nic
coughs repreesnt an unusual symptom
! of influenza her?. There have been no
: deaths so far from the new epidemic.
This Soldier's Discharge
Cost But Seven Cents
i Camp Devens. Ayer. Mass.. Jan. 19.
I Funds of the United States Treasury
were depleted just 7 cents when Pri
vate Frank Ball was honorably dis
charged from the army, and was given
transportation money home.
I Ball lives in Ayer. and the trolley
> fare is 7 cents. The highest amount
I paid out here for transportation of a
soldier to his home was $160 to a
private, who lives in California.
ORGANIZER OF
VICTORY BALL
j I.Ady La very is the wife of the fa
' mous painter. Sir John Lavery. She
has been a devoted British war worker
| and helped to organize the great vic
tory ball, the proceeds of which went*
[into the nation's fund for nurse*.
What Should the Kaiserin Do to the Former Kaiser?
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TWO CONGRESSIONAL WOMEN HOLD DIVERGENT VIEWS
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Is Feminism All Poppycock? What Is "Independence?"
She Should Leave Him,
Says Mrs. James W.
Wads worth, Leader of
Anti-Suffragists, Despite
"Clinging-Vine" Theories.
Toying: with a pink rose, emblem
of the Anti-Suffrag?*^Society, of
which>*be is na
tional pre si.dent/'
Mr*. James W.
Wadaworth, wife
of Senator Wads
worth. of New
York, declared
with emphasis
that if she were
in the Kaiserin's
place she would
leave her hus
band.
Her verdict
nam?* as a distinct
surprise to one ?
who thought the
antis. most of all,
would $tiek to the
clinging-vine idea
?theoretically?at
.least.
ii.ii.aw_... i "That is an as
MR^.WVIM?^aa3FtoMnding proposi
tion to put up to an American wom
an." chided Mrs. Wadsworth. laugh
ingly. "asking her to put herself in
the place of the wife of the German Kaiser. IT is the
last place I think any woman would choose to be in.
WOULD DESERT HIM.
"Iu such a position, if I believed, as all the world
now knows, that my husband, the Kaiser, was utterly
in the wrong, I would leave him.
"However,- I do not think the Kaiseriq even now
has any realization of the degradation of her hus
band's position. ,
"She lived so long in that atmosphere of deittr*
tion of the Kaiser that she in probably unable to think
of him in any other light than as a superbeing."
Mrs. Wadsworth has professed to believe that
women are the weaker sex, if not inferior to man.
KQIALLY AS GUILTY.
"I don't suppose it would be possible for Mrs. Ho
, henzollern to get away very easily from her husband,
i She is as much a prisoner as her husband in his
Amerongen castle. 1 also believe that she in equally
as guilty as the uncrowned Emperor. She had the
; power to influence her husband to mend his ways, but
no one ever heard of the Kaiserin making any loud
j outcry against the atrocious acts that were committed
in the name of the Kaiser. v
"From accounts that I have read, the Kaiserin
I was one of the chief priestesses to burn incense at
jthe altar of the Kaiser. It was she more than any one
j who helped to create that atmosphere of adulation
tin which the Kaiser lived, moved and had his being."
She Should Help Him, De
clares Mrs. Miles Poin
dexter, Despite Her Belie!
in Suffrage and Woman']
?Independence.
Unhesitatingly upholding th<
"stick- through- thick-and* thin" pal
Icy. Mm. Miles,
Poindexter, wife
of the Senator
Trom Washington.
declared that It
was the duty of
the former Kai
serin ttt continue
ministering to her
busban*
As In the ca?o
of Mrs. Wads
worth. precon
ceived notions of
what Mrs. Poln
dextex's a n s wer
would be to the
question, "W h a t
should the Kai
serin do?" were
u n c e remoniously
upset
Mrs. Poindexter MCkK MpolNDfitTETR
Is a Suffragist. ?*rua'V?,ujtAitK
her husband a leader in the suf
frage forces in the United Statei
# Senate. Senator Poindexter has saic
flatly that the iCaiser should b?; hanged. One migh'
expect uniformity of ideas in the Poindexter family
MODERATE II* HER VIEW*.
But while the Senator would deny any leniency
whatever to the former German Kaiser, his wire l?
more moderate in her views.
^nd guilty as he is. she would not deny the formei
Kaiser CT&Solaoe of his wife's company.
"I would not be a fair-weather wife," she said
"If I had staved with him during his prim*- and en
jo**d power, I would stick to him until tho end. I
would not desert him when everybody else did. Pun
ishment enoimrh would it be for me to have to liv*
with the man, who probably by this time has a hor
rible disposition. .
"A woman marries a man for better or for worse
and she should stick to him. no matter what ad
versity qotnes. The present adversity of the Hohen
zoJIerns is the deepest and blackest that can b<
imagined. # 0
REVELED IBT LUXURY.
"The Kaiserin enjoyed for many long years th?
flattery and worship of the masses. She lived anc
reveled in the luxury of the most magnificent court
of modern times, and now she is paying by Hearing
exile with her husband. These years of paying wil
at most be short, for the former royal pair are ad
vanced in age."
W/LHELM
'WOHCNZOltfttn
ICELANDER SWELTERS IN D. C.;
Calls for cooling drinks
Private Ragnar Sigtrig Would Rather Have
? Pitcher of Ice Water Than Discharge
From the Army.
"Give me snow and ice or .give me
my discharge!"
j Liberty was not more precious to
! Patrick Henry than snow and ice is
I to Private Garnar Sigtrig, the only
! Icelander in the United States Army
! from whose unhappy brow great beads
lof perspiration gathered and swelled
into rivulets as he confided his griev
soon chatting away about conditions |
in his beloved -north country.
"<"oal is $80 a ton in Iceland, but ]
that doesn't worry us a bit for woj
don't use any except ? for cooking.
Cod liver oil is cheap. Here we have
to pay 13 a bottle for it. and a pri- I
yate op $30 a month can t l?uy many
bottles.
"The price of coal does not bother
us as much as the price of salt, which
ances against the War Department to ge?g fQr ^ a lon High priceg, how
a representative of The Herald at the evcr are nol conducive to crime in
Raleigh Hotel last night.
| It was a midwinder night in
i ary, one of the most temperate of the
! year, yet to hear the lamentations or
the Arctic regions, for there has not
been an arrest for crime in Iceland |
iij thirty-eight years.
When one considers that Iceland:
this soldier from the polar regions j has a population of approximately
i as he sat in his rqpm at the Raleigh -
; last night, one might have imagined
j the speaker was sweltering under a
tropical sun.
Plead* for Ice Water.
Overcome with the sultriness of the
Capital's midwinter climate, the vis
itor lapsed into a semi-conscious state.
lOO.OfO, but raises no grains of any I
kind and is wholly devoid of manu
factories, its dependence upon other
nations and its need for imports is
obvious.
"While the normal population of this
country is around 100,000, this number
is almost doubled during the summer
months by fishermen from all parts
| which awakened the gravest ^fears of j world, who buy supplies and
his roommate. Private B. O. Kirkham, j gelj their fish to the merchants of the
! formerly sport editor of the Milwau
i kee Free Press, who, together with
i Private Sigtrig. was recently detached ;
j from the Twelfth Infantry at New-!
] port News and ordered to Washington
for special duty.
j "Punch that bell!" cried Kirkham.
I The reporter instantly complied with
j the request. "Hey you," yelled Kirk
1 ham to the fleet-footed bellhop, "rush
' us a pitcher of icewatcr instanter."
j " 'Sig' must have anow and ice," he
I confided, "or he'll died, sure! It's
I a disgrace. Put something in the paper
j obout it; may bee the Wa? Department fish, hence the chief exports are cured
! will order a ration of ice and cod- and salted herring, cod and halibut.
liver oil for him. or, if they can't j and the various oils, notably cod-liver
j change the ration for a single soldier and whale oil.
whose lif#" depends on it maybe Sec- "Sheep and horses are raised in
country.
"The absence of factories necessi
tates the importation of tools of all
kinds, farming implements, engines,
kitchen utensils, clothing, shoes; in
fact, all manufactured articles. Be
ing a grazing and fishing country
primarily, it is deficient in agricul
tural products, raising only garden
truck and producing no food grains
of value.
Mineral Deposits Untouched.
"The waters of Iceland abound in
retary Baker will give him his dis
i charge and let him go home, where
! he can get all he wants for nothing."
J Solicitude for his "bunkie" cut the
j tirade short, and probably saved the
j speaker a court-martial, for at this
j juncture the bell-hop arrived with a
' i big bucket of ice water and great
I chunks of ice. The water was dashed
I into the unconscious soldier's face, but
failed to revive him.
| "Put the cake of ice on his head,"
| suggested the reporter. This was done
I and in a few moments the anxious
; room-mate was rewarded with a sigh
; of contentment. Gradually the Ice
j lander regained consciousness and was
largo numbers, with the result that
the country is enable*? to export large
quantities of salted meats, hides,
wools, eiderdown, butter and hand
made woolen garments. It is rich in
minerals, with plentiful deposits of
iron, gold and petroleum. Up to the
present, however, these vast deposits
have been scarcely touched.
"Up until recently Iceland has traded
principally with England and Den
mark. a direct steamship line with
New York and Halifax having been
established only two years ago. Ice
land has paid a high price for Its im
ports. but has received ridiculously
low figures for its exports."
FLU COSTS LIFE INSURANCE
COMPANIES FIFTY MILLIONS
FLU KILLS MORE THAN WAR.
American soldiers killed in the world war. 60,000
Ameritan soldiers seriously wounded in the war 108,000
168,000
Estimated deaths to date in the United States from "flu"
and pneumonia following . TT. 400,000
Excess deaths by disease over deaths in war ?.... 340,000
Excess deaths by disease over deaths and injuries in war. 233,000
New York.?"Flu" has thus far cost
life Insurance companies in the United
States $50,000,000.
This is the estimate made by Vice
President Lunger, of the Equitable.
"Industrial," that is the small,
weekly-payment policy companies, are
said to have lost $30,000,000 of the
total.
"Flu" and pneumonia have increased
the death-claim payments of most
companies by four times the usual
average.
Several companies are "passing"
dividends to policy holders, in antici
pation of further losses from the dis
ease.
Metropolitan Life Insurance Com
pany death claims up to December 1
are $16,000,000 more than for the cor
responding date In 1917 and still are
coming ia at double the normal rata.
Prudential Insurance Company,
which in the entire year of 1917 paid
175,891 industrial and ordinary deatli
claims for a total of $30,000,000. paid
in seven weeks of 1918 during the
1 worst of the epidemic more than
39,000 Claims vfor more than $S,aOO,OOC
on death claims for - influenza and
pneumonia alone.
This company during the war paid
only 11,322 claims for war deaths, to
taling $3,067,468.
Penn Mutual has paid 11.558,006 on
315 influenza and pneumonia deaths
from September 23 to November 13.
Mutual Life Company reports its
influenza-pneumonia loss at $2,000,000;
Equitable Life at $793,203; Provident
Life, $597,000 on 180 deaths.
Complete statistics of deaths and
amount of claljfis are not yet avail
Labla?
I
| Says "No. 5" Represents
New Prosperous Era
That the era of reconstruction which
now confronts the World and which is
so vital to the future happiness of hu
manity Is indicated and defined by cer
tain numerical values which can be
interpreted and understood by a stu
dent of the occult significance of
numbers was stated by Miss Isabel B.
Hoi brook, national lecturer of the
Theosophical Society, in an address
last night at Theosophical Hall, L21C
H street northwest.
The number five, said the speaker, is
typical of this era upon which we are
now entering. The mystic number
three stands for completion and final
ity; four always represents destruc
tion, while five stands foe reconstruc
tion. It is also the number of perfec
tion in nature as it expresses the per
fect balance between spirit and mat
ter. The lecture was the second of a
j series which Miss Holbrook is deliv
i cring on the science of numbers.
Declares 20% Demand
Unfair Both to Profes
sion and Public.
Thnl the propose^inersa** ot ?b? las
on theater and all amusement Urkmim
to y) jH-r cent of their eom, If al
lowed to bocoma a law, will prov?
I Para,y*in* in ieffect*, in tho pro
diction mucin by Harry O. Jarboa.
manager o? the Oayety Theater. who
In actively opposing the rhanga
, Mr. Jarboo fool# that the hundred
Pf"r incroaao coming at a time
when the war la ov<?r will mean a de
cided diminution In theater attendance
n? i conaeqilently entail, through
J?V? lo?a of rovenue, a radical lowering
in the quality standard*. both In per
; Honm l and production. In all llnea of
I amusement.
.... . <*"?*r?*lea Allied Tax.
. u '? harry to find any defenae for
, change." h? autaa. "particlarly in
*i*w of the fact that while tho war
was in prorreaa England and the oth
I er a,,l**? found It neceaaary to Impose
a. ,x ?r on'y Ive per cent on the the
atrlcal Induatry, against America's tax
I ?. lTn r#>nt- w,,h hoatllltlea con
cluded, qur law makera now propose
"?l on,y to decrease, but to double
the tax?making It exactly four tiroes
greater than the a**e*sment made on
airiuac menta In Kngland and France "
? ;JnaKPr -'arboe also fcalls attention
I to the aupport given the government by
- the theaters in the various Liberty
I^oan, War Having* Htamps, Red
jy? ?"'I United War Work drives.
To thcae the theatrical profeaaion
1 not only generously and patriotlcally
donated their time and the services
of tbelr artists and attache*, but also
liberally responded themaelvea in pro
viding funds. ?
(nil* Blow Staggering.
| According to authoritative state
, 1 ments. Liberty Bonds aales of moro
j J^an f3C>0,000,000? more than a third of &
billion dollar*? were mad* directly
: through the cHorts of the theaters or
j tho country-. There was no thought
s ] ?f compensation or reward of any
j kind, the theaters gladly co-operating
j in the patriotic effort for purely un
j selfish reason*. That this stagiering
I ; blow to our welfare should be admin*
I iatered is almost unthinkable.
*'I>urin? the retVnt influenza epi
; demic the theaters were asked to
? . close, to help keep down the spiead
? of the contagion. They wilHngly com
plied. losing from five to eight w-e'-h
. right in the heart of the season?time
. that can never be made up.
"No other line of business was asked
j to make such a sacrifice. The street
? car companies were not asked to stop
i their cars, in which there was muca
| more congestion and much greater
danger of contagion than in a roomy.
; well-cleajied theater. The department
stores, which house as many people
in a day a^ a theater, were not askeo
. to close. But the theaters were, and
j complied with the same spirit that
j they uhed'in answering* the call for
j benefits or any other worthy cause.
| "A 20 per cent tax on theater tickets
; Is unfair both to the profession and
, the general public. It is unappreci
; ative of our efforts in the past, ana
j is a measure that will react in such a
i manner that no monetary benefit will
be derived."
British Prisoners
Go Home By Denmark
Copenhagen-Four thousand British
prisoners are arriving daily from
Germany at the Danish frontier sta
tion at Vandrup. They are there pro
vided Vith food and ciothing and sent
on their way to England.
LONDON EDITOR'S
AMERICAN WIFE
ROYAL WELCOME
FOR DRAFTSMEN
Delegates to Convention of
International Federation
Giver Reception.
Mr*. Harrison is the wife of Aus
tin Harrison, who "also ran" in the
British election* in opposition to
Uoyd George. His better claim to
fame is the editorship of thr English
Review in 1910 and his books. "Tho
Pan-German Doctrine," "England and
America." and "The Kaiser's War."
Mr*. Harrison was an American girl,
Marj' M odor a Greening.
Girl Robbed of Jewels
in Sixth Street Home
Delegates to tbe first annual con
vention of the International Federa
Uon of Draftsmen's Unions, meet
ing in Washington this week, were
welcomed to the city by the mem
bers of the Washington Local. No
9. at a reception held in tbe oak
room of the Raleigh Hotel last
night
Addresses of welcome were mad'
by K. A. Coolidge. president of th"
local union; A. J. Oliver, voce presi
dent, from the Navy Department
and R. M Atherton. rice president,
from tbe navy yard.
J. C. P. do KrafTt of Philadelphia,
president of tbe International Fed
eration of Draftsmen's Unions, 11.
B. Abel, of Philadelphia, secretary
and treasurer of the international
organisation. and C. L Rosemund
vice president, answered for tbe vis
itors. Other delegates spoke in an
| swor to the roll calt.
Representatives from the follow
ing cities were present at tbe re
ception : Portsmouth. Va.; New York
City. Philadelphia. Portsmouth, N
H.; Charleston. 8. C.; Quincy. Mass .
.New Orleans. La.; Chicago. 111.; Bos
ton. Mass.; Waynesboro. Pa.; New
port News. Va., and Washington.
D. C.
The convention starts this morn
ing at 10 o'clock in the American
Federation of I^abor Building. Ninth
street and Massachusetts avfso'
northwest- This evening a smoker
and dinner will be given gfor tbe
'visitor* at the Perpetual Hall.
Seven Are Not at Home
When "Gent" Pays Visit:
He Leaves with $148.50
Estella Estwell. ot 1703 Sixth
street northwest, told the polio* last
night that $147 worth of jewelry
hud been stolen from hor home dur
ing the past twenty-four hours.
The articles stolen" were a gold
ring set with sixteen small dia
monds. valued at $&5; a small gold
ring, valued at 19.50; a gold breast
pin. valued at $8.50: a gold hrao**|et,
valued at $19, and a gold watch
valued at $25.
[ An uninxiU ' visitor mad* a profit
able early morning call at 1223 Fh
and-a-half street northnest y enter -
day.
1 Seven persons of that address r**
I ported yesterday to the police a los
of jewelry, cold pioco# and Other at -
tteles, \alued at $l?*.ro.
Same.* and losses are aa folio* ?
Albort Wright. $70 in gold pio?t
Walter Htown. $15 in bills : Earl Pat -
ton. $7 in cash: Kate Wright, a dia
mond , rmg valued at $35. Henr
Smith, a watch vafuod at $12. .V
I James Montgomery. $5 in coin, and
| Jessie Francis, $6 in bills.
s
Cup
Tea.
Reading advertisements
has helped to make
this a united country
Jim Hawkins props his feet on
the rose festooned porch railing
in an Oregon suburb and reads
the same motor car advertise
ment that Cousin Peter is study
ing as he rides home from work
in the New York subway.
In Arizona you can buy the
same ? tooth paste and tobacco
that are used by the folks in
Maine.
California fruit growers -adver
tise their oranges and lemons to
the people of the East. New
Hampshire factories. make ice
cream freezers for Texas house
holds.
There can be no division in a
country so bound together by
taste, habit and custom.
You can meet up with anybody
in the United States and quickly
get on a conversational footing
because you both read the same
advertisements.
Advertising is the daily guide
to what's good to buy.
Advertisements give you the
latest news from the front line of
business progress.
Reading advertisements enables
you to get more for your money
because they tell you where,
what and when to buy.
And it is a well-known fact that
advertised goods are more re
liable and better value than the
unadvertised kinds.
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The Washington Herald

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