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HAMMERSTEIN All Classes Pay Homage at Funeral of Famous Thea trical Producer. New York, Aug. 4.?All classes packed Temple Bm&nu-el today to pay homage to Oscar Hammerstein who died Friday night. The serv ices were simple and unostenta tious. Doors of the temple were thrown open to the public and hundreds surged in. A weeping colored cook and a ragged, whimpering stock boy, servants of the impresario, I aat in a pew beside richly gowned j actresses from leading New York theaters. Many were unable to get In after the flower-bedecked coffin, had been escorted to the temple. I John McCormick sang. Rabbi Jo seph Silverman conducted the serv ices. The body was interred at Wood-' lawn Cemetery. The pallbearers! were Lee Shubert, Abraham L. Er-i langer, Mara Klaw, David Belasco, Georg? M. Cohan. A1 Woods. William A. Brady, J. J. 8hubert, Morris Gest, Percy G. Williams. Lyle D. Andrews and Henry Rosenberg. STAGE "CONEY ISLAND" FOR NEW YORK YANKS "The Congress of the United States Is behind you. and guarantees that you are going to get a square deal when you return to civil life." said Representative Anthony J. Griffin, of New York, to wounded soldiers of Walter Reed Hospital at the celebration of "New York State night" at the hospital last night The entertain ment was given Jointly by the Jewish Welfare Board, the Knights of Co lumbus and the Y. M. C. A., under the Immediate direction of Mrs. M. S. Kinar. Representative Frank Crowther also ?poke. The gymnasium was arranged to re semble a street In Coney Island, abounding in amusements for the sol diers. For the first time since the i war, nurses at the hospital were al-! lowed to appear there in civilian dress, and in costume. Those who furnished entertainment i wore: Misses Elsie Owen. Ethel John-' son. Clara Conrard. Rosalee Florence and Katharine Wilbur. No Rucketshop Charge in Baltimore Against Broker Hearing on the habeas corptrs procoodiners instituted last Saturday by W11?n W. Easterday. a broker, will begin this morning before Jus tiro Jennings Bailey in Equity Court. Easterday was taken into custody last Friday by Headquarters De tective* Mullen and O'Brien on a bail piece from Baltimore where. Detective Mullen said, a charge in connection with an automobile ac cident had been preferred against him. Easterday is not wanted on any chiirtro of cueketshop operating In Bs'timore as was originally giv^n out at the courthouse and printed. Kill Nejrro in Jail Mutiny. Hartford, Conn., Aug. 4.?One ne gro convict wag shot and killed by a eruard and another negro and four white prisoners were severely wound ed r an attempted mutiny at Weth trsfi^M S'ate prison today. Several 5Unrds were roughly handled. ni for First Time at 100. St. Louis. Ane. 4.?Alex Baptiste was ill today for the first time in 100 years. He reached the century mark last Novombor. He expects to live to be 116 years old. r ALLIED PAGEANT MARKS BASTELE DAY IN PARIS Paris?Joffre and Foch led the great parade of allied armies down the Champs Elysees on Bastile Day, while Pershing headed the American division. Pershing's picture is at the right. MEXICAN BANDITS RELEASE AMERICAN Lawrence L Shipley, an American of Yerington, Nevada, who was cap turned by bandits at Fresnillo, Mexico, July 19, has been released, according to Mexico City news paper dispatches forwarded to the State Department yesterday by the American Embassy at Mexico City. Shipley was an employe of the Fresnillo Company. He was kid napped near the Fresnillo railroad station. Apparently he was released ( without ransom. The Mexico City; Herald, in an editorial Saturday, 1 urged a "wise policy of friendship for the United States," the embassy stated. President Commutes Sentence of Soldier 1 President Wilson yesterday com muted to life imprisonment the death sentence Imposed on Second Lieut. Haider E. Perry, Eighty-first Infan try, for the murder of Capt. Abram Posner, Eighty-first Infantry, on the main highway between San Diego and Escondido. California, in December. Perry had been sentenced to hanging. DYNAMITE BLOWS THREE BOYS TO BITS Philadelphia, Aug. 4. ? Three small boys were blown to bits when they accidentally exploded a quantity of dynamite while playing in an unguarded stone quarry late yesterday. Just how the accident occurred will never be known because every thing in the quarry was destroyed. Walter Moleski, 13, was scattered all over the quarry and parts of his body was found in a lot a block away. Both legs and an arm were ripped from the body of Frank He ladio and Stanley Heladio was mangled beyond recognition. Persons living near the quarry ; declared the explosive was stnred I in a small tool house, a hasp and a nail sufficing for a lock. July Broke Weather Records. Wilmington, Del., Aug. 4.?This July, the Weather Bureau reported, was | the wettest, hottest and darkest July ever recorded. I Fifteen inches of rain, seven days with temperature over 100. and thir ' teen with no sun is the reason. Boardwalk Breaks; Dry* Docked. Momentary panic among excur sionists at Chesapeake Beach was caused Sunday when a section of the boardwalk gave way, carrying nearly a dozen persons into the water. Since the water was only about waist deep, the accident proved to be only a damp and ex citing experience. C. L. U. Endorses League. Endorsement of the league of na tions was given last night by the Central I^abor Union following the action of the American Federation of Labor at its recent convention at Atlantic City, of putting its O. Jv on the league. NEW FLUSH-DECK DESTROYER New York, July 30.?Here is the ne-w flush-deck destroyer, the latest type to he added to the American navy. It is considerably more formidable than the little flit-abouts that chascd torpedo hurlers at the beginning of the war. This one is the Sprotson, and it is to be a unit of the Pacific Fleet. 15 REDUCTION on all Electric Fans Purchased, for Cash During August GET your fan and start clipping comfort-cou pons from an investment that's all the more desirable by reason of this generous reduction. There's nearly two months of hot weather this season?and other summers coming, so your electric fan is an investment for years to come as well as present comfort. Blow Yourself Today?Buy a Fan There's a complete stock here from the largest to the smallest, ready to cool you at a turn of the switch. Prices normally are from $10 to $36. Prices Now Are $8.50 to $30.60 Which size, sir, will you have? Potomac Electric Power Co. 14th and C Sts. Phone M. 7260. AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICERS DECORATED BY FRANCE American naval officer? on the U. S. S. Pennsylvania receiving the Legion of Honor decoration from Capt. de Saint-S.ene, attache of the French Embassy at Washington. He is pinning the ribbon on Rear Admiral Henry Mayo. ICE SUPPLY IS NOW ADEQUATE Profiteers Work to Upset Balance of Supply and Demand. Washington's ice supply Is keeping pace with the consumption, but prof iteers threaten to throw a discordant I note into an otherwise harmonious sit- I uatlon. George Raymond Naylor, 1311% C street northwest, and Leonard E. Marks, 1352 C street northwest, ar rested by Inspector George A. Howe, of the Office of Weights and Measures of the District, on charges of "short weights," forfeited J5 collateral by failing to appear in court yesterday. According to residents of Fourth I street. Congress Heights, the District S authorities are overlooking one al leged ice profiteer who has been serv ing them, in some instances, at the rate of 90 cent3 100 pounds. Fourth street residents complain Ihey received little attention from 1 the Health Department, which they say is responsible for the ice situa : tion. A report of the matter was made to Dr. W. C. Fowler, health i officer, on Saturday, residents said yesterday. Angered by the complaint to the Health Department, it is alleged, the ice dealers cut off all customers on the block from whom it is said the complaint camo. It is alleged the dealers continue to serve nearly ) half a ton to the soda fountain cf a Congress Heights dance pavilion while some ice chests remain empty. Dr. Fowler inspected all ice stor age plants in the city Sunday and found generally favorable condi tions. In one instance the plant's daily output had been far from consumed. The American Ice Company, which shortly will receive a barge load of natural ice from the Hudson River, will have its supply from outside sources materially increased < within a few days when a plant at I Hagerstown sends the company | two instead of one carload a day. BRITISH PASTORS FILL U.S. PULPITS I 1 English and American Min isters Exchange Jobs For Summer. London, July 7.?The British and American Interchange Commission, formed, with the approval of the American and British governments, to make arrangements for the exchange of preachers, has already made pro vision for the visit of several Amer ican preachers to occupy pulpits on this side of the Atlantic- Several churches in America have decided to place their pulpits at the disposal of Britiah ministers when suitable ar rangements for the exchange can be made. The American ministers due in Eng land this summer are: Rev. Henry Atkinson, of New York (secretary of the Interchange Commission); Prof. Lynn Harold Hough, of Northwestern University; Rev. J. A. Gordon, of Rockford. 111.; Dr. Frederick Lynch, of New York; Rev. Cushman McGif fert, late of Harvard University; Dr. Paradise (Episcopalian), of Boston; Rev. E. Thurston Chase, of Lynn, Mass.; Rev. J. P. Huget, of Brooklyn; Prof. William Adam Brown, of Union Theological Seminary, New York; Rev. Harold Foster Burns, of Dor chester. Mas?., and Rev. J. Bever ldge Lee. of the Congregational Church. New London, Conn. In America the Montclair Presby terian Church is to be supplied by Rev. Adam W. Ferguson, of Dundee (Church of Scotland). Other churches with open pulpits include Bryn Mawr I Presbyterian Church. Haverford, ? Philadelphia: Second Congregational ] Church. Rockford. 111., and the First Congregational Church. Lynn. Mass It Is hoped that men able to represent I In America the Christian thought an<j J sentiment of England will supply these pulpits. I It Is urged that every church which invites an American minister to this country for a period of service is strengthening the invisible ties which bind the two nations tocether. SEE JAP-BRITISH RULE OF WORLD Germans Believe France Has Been Pushed Out In the Cold. ? London.?France may have pained a final victory in her struggle, 1,000 years long, with Germany, but she ha* in volved herself in the common ruin of Europe, leaving the large world to be ruled by England, America and Japan, i I This is the melancholy pcture offered for the consideration of France by | MaJ. Paul Stotten in the Vossiche Zeitung. Every condition of the peace terms I has been coldly framed with the ob Ject of disarming Germany and of . | making it impossible for her ever to | lift her head again. ] Germany can be only a spectator of the future history of the world. I i Should she try to emerge for a mo- 1 i ment, "a rattle of the French saber, a single frown on the stern forehead of the league of nations," and back ; she would have to creep to her ob- j scurity. But France, says this dismal major, although the undisputed ruler of Europe, will be lord of a derelict continent. The peace has clos?.<l the chapter of Europe in history. The land that has been so long the center of the earth will become as desolate as Mesopotamia or Persia, and the population, decadent and hopeles.s, may perhapg remember Its j glorious past in song, but will no ? longer have power in the present, or Ian aim for the future. England. [America and Japan will make the j history of the world. I War on land has had Its day. and issues formerly settled on the battle 1 fields of Europe will be decided on ; the high seas, while among the ruins j of past glory the hyena Franc* mum bles the bones of dead Germany. The fleets will be mightier than man has yet dreamed of, and the three great sea powers, each unassailable In her town territory, will contemptuously I leave armies to Europe as a mere sport for children. ADMITTANCE OF HUNS TO LEAGUE DEMANDED Lucerne, Aug 4 ? Immediate mem and Hungary in the league of nationa, and unwary in the league of naliona, and abolition of military service. are the demands of the international so cialist congress In session here today. Italian and fiwls. eoclailst* refuaed to participate in the congress and there were no Americans present. Arthur Henderson. British labor leader, who made the opening ad* drees. advocated sending m convnla si on to Russia to study conditions un der the Bolsheviks. Capital and Burplus 12 000 000 'THIEVES arc reaping ^ a rich harvest of un guarded Liberty Bonds and other valuables. Run 110 risk with YOUR possessions of negotiable char acter?keep them in our mod ern SAFE DEPOSIT VAULTS. Rentals of Individual boxes average but a few cents per day. tWTrarHtr'ii Checks for Tnurteta National Savings & Trust Company Cor. lStb and N. Y. Ave. FTFTT-THIRD TEAR. Wholesale Selling Prices of Beef in Washington The following are the average wholesale prices of beef realized by Swift and Company from sales to the trade in the city of Washington for the twelve weeks ending August secand. nineteen nineteen, as published In the newspapers: Week Ending Price per CWT. May 17th ?22J<2 May 34th $21 .SO May 31st *20.72 Jane 7th S20.10 Juae 14th gltMU Jaae 21st *1S.?6 Jaar 2*th J1S.M Jmly Sth SIS.79 Jaly 12th tia.34 Jaly 1?th tio.ss* July Sflth ?1?4? A xijni ?t 2nd 917.44 ?Through clerical error this price originally appeared as $17.70. Swift & Company "Cakes and Beer, and Washing Here" Before a ramshackle house in a little New England village there used to hang this sign: "Hiram, the widow's son, I hope, "Can furnish customers with soap, "Such as will make the washing day "Pass off as pleasant, e'en as May. "Cakes, and beer, and washing here." Hiram had the right idea. He knew that there were people who wanted what he had to sell. The difference between Hiram and the modern advertiser is that the for mer had to trust to somebody passing to see his sign. He could not bring his sign to everybody. The modern advertiser with something to sell that he feels you want, saves you the trouble of going to his place to see about it. Readers of advertisements visit all the advertisers at a single sitting. This is a service that those who advertise are rendering you, just as the clerks they hire, the deliveries they make, are service. They are saving your time, energy and money by bringing their establishments to you through the advertisements. Read the advertisements with this thought in mind.