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Hall Faces Virginia Jury to
Prove He Had Right to
Shoot Bootlegger.
Manassas, Va.. Sept. 2.?W. C. |
Hall. State prohibition inspector,
went on trial for his life here to
day, charred with killing while at
tempting to enforce a Sate law.
Officials from many prohibition i
societies are here to give Hall all |
possible support.
That the trial may set a prece- 1
ttent which will affect the admin
istration of constitutional prohlbl
ion in every section of the country
is the opinion of lawyers. They
say it Is almost certain to be car
ried to the T'nited States Supreme
Court unless Hall is acquitted.
Hall is charged with the killing.
March 26. of T^awrence E. Hudson, j
shot while attempting to transport
an auto load of liquor into Win
eheser. Va. R. C. Shackleford. who i
was with Hudson, also met death 1
when the automot-Ue was stopped, i
, Two deputy prohibition inspec
tors. indicted with Hall, elected to i
be tried separately.
8pactators came from miles around
to pack the courtroom when the trial j
opened this morning. Many who ar
rived too late to get in waited hours j
outside, contented with verbal bulle- !
tins passed out through the hall and ;
Difficulty was experienced in ob-;
taining a Jury. Venireman J. M. Rus- !
sell, when,questioned by the defense, |
"I don't want to have anything at j
all to do with this case." He wa^
Prosecuting Attorney C. E. Will-'
lams made his opening statement im- |j|
mediately after the jury had been
sworn. fte described the stopping jl
of Hudson's automobile on the bridge
by a psrty men who. he said, j
Mocked the road with their machine. !
Then he told of a fusilade of shots
and a man standing in the road in |
the glare of the headlights of Hud- !
son's auto. The man had a revolver, J
fram which shots came. Williams de
'This man," said Williams, "was!
Hall." |
Attorney Wendenburg. defending:
Hall, admitted his client might have
fired the shot** which killed Hudson, j
Hall, he argued, was acting in the line
of duty, and used his revolver only.
because he felt he was dealing with
two "dangerous criminals armed to
shoot down any man who interfered!
I with them."
Wendenberg also described Hud-]
son and Shackleford as bootleggers. j
Chicago. Sept. 2.?Peter Gentle-[?
man. for thirteen years a leader in!
Chicago's underworld, is dead, and*
his slayer is behind the bars. Five,
hour later the police arested Guil-|
Guilfoyle's cigar store to purchase j
a cigar the noted gunman and'
"stickup" had breathed his last. An:
hour later the police arested Guil
"I admit everything." he said.
Since he was first arrested on a
robbery charge 1n 1906. Gentleman j
has been known to underworld pals?
as "the man who never squawked.":
At the hospital this morning he,
"ran true to form."
One of his first requests was for
a priest. A Roman Catholic father;
was called to his bedside, and. ini
consoling the patient, attempted to
extract from him details of the1
shooting which the police were un-i
able to obtain, but his efforts were !
When asked if there was any-j
thing that could be done for him,.;
the wounded gunman said:
"Just get me a Klas# of water." I
He asked no more of the priest.'j
For an hour and a half Assistant}
State's Attorney Gorski questioned)
Gentleman in an effort to obtain a,
statement. but Gentleman died:
without making any admissions. !
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Here U the wife of the late
Joaquin Miller, **Poet of the Sl
erraa.** who wielded a divining
rod so nucceaa fully la the hllla
hark of Oaklaad. CaL, that a
plentiful supply of water la
aow available for her home,
-The Hlghta," where formerly
It waa neeeaaary to earry It la
backets from a distance. Mra.
Miller boa been nominated a
"water witch** by her happy
netghbora In the hills.
resolution condemning the order'
was referred to its committee on!
law and legislation.
Sentiment against the Commis-j
sioners* stand was openly expressed I
in organized labor circles last
Position of A. F. of I?
Frank Morrison, secretary of the
American Federation of Labor, de
clared that the Commissioners
have no more right to bar the
policemen from joining trades
unions than they have to pf event i
them from joining the fraternal or
ders. such as \the Masons or the
Knights of Columbus. lie declined to
give a formal statement on the prob
able action of the A. F. of L., pend
ing the arrival in Washington today
of President Gompers. . He observed,
however, that thirty.two police un
ions throughout the country have
been issued A. F. of L. charters, and
in only two or three instances have
the civic authorities raised objec
May Seek < ourt Bid.
An effort to enlist the aid of the
District Supreme Court in preventing
the Commissioners from carrying out
their threats of dismissal will be made .
by the union. MtfUch places strong
hopes in the court granting at lmst
a temporary restraining order against
the Commissioners until the legality
of their action is tested.
Am indication of organized labor's
feeling toward the Commissioners' at-,
titude is seen in a rousing meeting
held last night of Local P9. Interna
tional I'nion of Steam and Operating
Engineers. Two hundred unanimously 1
adopted the following resolution:
This union indorses the position of
the policemen's organization in their'
fi?ht for a decent living wage and
conditions, and deplores the stand
taken by the Commissioners as auto-'
eratic, unjust and discriminating to.
the welfare of the policemen, and con
siders it as a gratuitous insult to or- 1
ganized labor to state that a man who
belongs to the organized labor move
ment has assumed a place where he
cannot t>e fair to other people and in|
the eves of the Hoard of Commission- I
ers is not fitted to assume any posi
tion in which the welfare of the com- I
munlty should be guarded.'*
It i* reported the Commissioners
have gained co-operation of the
United States government in their ;
fiirht against the union to the extent j
of calling in troops to take the places
of striking policemen. Rumor yes- I
terda.v was that troops at Fort Myer
were being instructed in the manual j
of the police dep.irtm?-nt.
Investigation last night disclosed
that not more than *00 men "are sta
tioned at Fort Myer. These compose
skeleton troops of cavalry and field
artillery. Deducting the number of
m*n required for guard and other
duties at Fort Myer. it is problemati- |
cal whether a large enough force'
could bo obtained from that point to i
police the city in case of a wholesale
dismissal of policemen.
The 1'ltlmntum.
Yesterday's orders from the Com
missioners to the policemen follow:
"1. No member of the metropolitan
police department shall Join or be
come a member of any organization
of policemen which is affiliated direct
ly or Indirectly with any other labor
organization; nor shall any member
of the metropolitan police depart
ment retain membership in any or
ganization of policemen which is af
filiated directly or Indirectly with any
oth*?r labor organization after Sep
tember 7. 1919.
"1 .Every member of the metropol
itan police department shsll make a I
statement in writing on a form pre
pared for the purpose, and shall file
the same with the commanding officer
of the precinct, division or bureau to
which he is assigned not l^ter than
12 o'clock midnight, September 7. 1919;
such statement to contain a categori
cal answer to the following inquiry:
Are you a member of any organiza
tion of policemen which is affiliated
directly or indirectly with any other |
labor organization?
Each and every such statement i
as filed wth the several commanding j
officers shall at once be sent to the |
major and superintendent of the met- j
ropolltan police department.
"4. Any member of the metropolitan
police department who joins or be
comes a member of any organization .
of policemen which is affiliated dl- j
rectly or indirectly with any other !
labor organization, or who retains '
membership in the same after Sep- i
tember 7, 1919. or who fails, refuses 1
or neglects to make and file the writ- j
ten statement hereinbefore required,
shall be deemed guilty of willful non
compliance with the rules and regu- j
latlons adopted by the board of com
missioners for the government of the
metropolitan police department, and j
upon conviction thereof shall be re- j
moved from the said metropolitan j
police department."
British General Killed.
London, Sept. 2.?Brig. Gen. Charles
Lec. of the Royal Air Force, was
' killed near Weston-Super-Mare, on
, the Bristol Channel, late yesterday
when his airplane crashed 200 feet
I to the ground.
"Pussyfoots," S?y English.
Prohibitionists ha\% been nicked-!
I named "Pussyfoot*" in EJnrland. I
? * .
Mrs. Pearl Goldsmith Cited
To Give Security Against
Estate s Loss.
Supreme Court Justlcs Hlti yester- |
day cited Mr*. Paorl Goldsmith, th? j
Washington modiste whq ar
rested for alleged traffic violattona in
Baltimore last Saturday, to show
cause September 6 why she should not
give counter security aa administra
trix of the estate of her husband, Is
rael 8. Goldsmith, "to prerent the dU
slpation of the estate."
Lee B. Moaher, representing the
United States Fidelity and Guaranty
Company, surety for Mrs. Goldsmith
as administratrix, told the court yea
terday thai the widow had opened a
safe deposit box In the Union Barings
Bank in her own name and was about
to remove therefrom valuable prop
erty belonging to the estate. Mosner
fears that the estate will be dissipated
and the bonding company suffer
thereby. _
The order of the court also requires
Mrs. Goldsmith to show cause why
she should not be restrained from re
moving the property from the safe de
posit box. Attorneys Hrandenburg and
Brandenburg appear for Mo* her
Post office Chief Denies
Discrimination Charge
Ruskln McArdle, chief clerk of the
Postofflce Department, denied lest
night that any <n?e rim 1 nation was
practiced In his refusal to reinstate
Aaron Loeb as a clerk on the lat
tei^s return from France.
Loeb left the Postofflce Department
U> accept a better paying: position as
a civilian field clerk, McArdle charg
ed, and wan not subject to the rule
of the department of reinstating men
returned from military service.
Loeb recently placed his grievances
in the hands of Representative Zlhl
man, chairman of the House Com
mittee on Postal Affairs.
berlan road, thus far has cost $117,000,
the report shows. Lieut. Col. Riggs ^
mission to Russia, the purpose of
which is not disclosed, expended $25,
Another allotment cxpected to at
tract particular attention In Congress
Is J3.000.000 to the Committee on Pub- j
lie Information on/ July 10, 1918. tor
"foreign educational work." For "the
national school service," magazine
and speaking division, transferred
from the Committee on Public Infor
mation to the Interior Department, \
$150,000 was allotted. j
That the President allotted to thej
United States Food Administration.
Grain Corporation *6,000,000 "for food-^
stuffs for relief In Europe" on De
cember 16. several weeks before Con
gress granted his request for $100.000,-1
00? to feed the starving peoples of Eu
rope. is another disclosure
Other Important Items In the Presi
dent's report are:
Two "confidential" allotments of
$60,000 to Hbe State Department and
$10,000 to the Labor Department.
To the Navy Department for enter
tainment of Prince Axel of Denmark ,
and party. $10,000. j
For the entertainment of Sir Eric
Geddes. First Lord of th? British Ad
miralty, and party. $13,000.
For repatriation of General Haller s j
Polish troops. $31,000.
Frcderic C. Howe mission to Syria. |
$6 000. _
Captain Gherardi s mission to Ger
man.'. December 22. 1918, $25,000.
Shipping Board, for requisition of
Dutch vessels, repatriation of crews,
storage of cargoes. eta, $2,500,000, Sep- I
tember"^2, 1918.
Repatriation of Dutch crews, March]
(, 1919, J1.265,745 IS.
To I.abor Department for National ;
War Labor Board and War L?bor j
Policies Board. November 25, 1918.
For National War T.abor Board, j
February 2.8. 1919, $250,000.
Alien Property Custodian. Decem
ber 5. 191S. for property of the North
German Lloyd Dock Company (bal- ]
ance of $15,262,831.* paid from first Na- j
tional Defense Fund of $100,000,000), i
To the Postofflce Department for |
administering the wire systems, j
To the Food Administration for pur.,
chase of the entire capital stock of the j
United States Sugar EqualUation I
Board, Inc.. $0,000,000, on August 2. 1918. |
London. Sept. 2.??One-half of the ;
British navy is already obsolete j
and the rest will be useless soon. |
declares Baron Fisher, former first i
sea lord.
Breslau, Sept. 2.?A German gar
rison at Bytom. Upper Silesia, has
been blown up by insurgents, a
number of soldiers being killed and
London, Sept. 2.?The British 1
passport bureau today refused to
vise the traveling papers of two)
American prohibition workers here
on the ground that British work
men should not be aroused.
London, Sept. 2.?Five hundred
prisoners were taken by the Polish
troops who have captured the town
of Bobrnisk. eighty-five miles
southeast of Minsk.
London, Sept. 2.?Three of the;
crew of the tanker Marlsha, from
Ealtimore, are on trial here for
Rotterdam, Sept. 2.?The formei^
Kaiser stood not on the order rfl
his going when an alrplam
swooped to within a few feet of hifl
head while he was sawing woofll
at Amerongen recently. The im
perial exile fled.
London. Sept. 2.?The first week!
of the regular passenger express
air service between this city and
Paris was a striking success.
Copenhagen. Sept. 2.?The United
States has advanced a loan of $5,
000,000 to Esthonia.
London, Sept. 2.?Trade relations
with the central powers were re
sumed today and there is already
great curiosity by the public as to
the course business houses will
\Paris, Sept. 2.?While the Ameri
c.to Senate is still debating over
thV peace treaty It was predicted
toc\y that the French Chamber of
DepVles will vote on tb? conven
tion fc^xt K*t?>rday.
Rodent Clan, Once "Nearly" Eradicated," Does
Some Extensive Scouting to the Alarm
Of Members of Congress.
Unless member* of Congress
willing to culler a national scandal,
they had better pace Dr. Frank Hlrsh.
of Brooklyn, n! Y.
It'* this way: There la a clandes
tine clan of rodent*?rati?email rat*,
big rata, super rata and diminutive
rat*? Increasing their families with
utter disregard for the high cost or
living and widening their circle of ac
quaintance at the Capitol from the
extreme corner* of the cellar up to the
exclusive restaurant* at the Capitol
which are plainly labeled "For Mem
ber* Only."
They're lf*t Supposed to Kssw It,,
Members of Congress' officially are
viot supposed to,know of.their exist
ence, hut reports of the ravages of
theae rata periodically trickle Into
their offloes until they are compelled
to give a thought or two to the men
ace which confronts them, particu
larly If the rat* should ever go scout
ing Into either the House or Sen
ate chamber. ?
Four or five years ago Dr. Hlrsh
came to Washington and spent six
months in the. cellar of the Capitol,
determined to save the solons' secret,
and acoordlng to all of those employed
rat?, and there is created a new board
of five members to be known as the
Railroad Transportation Board with
supervision over development and op
It is. provided that the roads shall
go back to their owners on the last
day of the month In which the bill be
comes a law. Simultaneously the gov
ernment is to take into its hands the
control of financing of the roads, the
fixing of rates and wages and the vir
tual operation of the railways
L*abor disputes are to be settled
by a committee of wages and
working conditions to be composed
of eight members, four represent
ing labor unions and four repre
senting the companies. Its decis
ions are to be certified to the
transportation board, whose find
ings will be final.
Another provision makes It ob
ligatory upon the companies to
have among their directors two
representatives of their classified
employes and also two directors
representing the government. The
bill further provides that the com-j
panies must use one-half of their!
excess earnings above fair dividend
for the benefit of their employes, j
Senator Cummins, introducing j
the bill, declared one of the great
causes of unrest in the country!
has been the feeling by the people that
the railroad systems arfe overcapi-1
tallzed and that their capitalization
represents securities upon which;
the people ought not to be called
upon to pay a return.
Matches and a can of gasoline in
the hands of two boys sent the boys
to .Emergency Hospital yesterday af
ternoon with burns on their faces and
Charles Edwards, a 7-year-old negro,
403 Third street southwest, and Fred
die Scapone.'eight years old, an Ital
ian, were playing with a gasoline can
In a vacant lot at Four-and-a-half
and D streets southwest, when one of
them dropped a match in the can.
The ensuing explosion burned the
little negro seriously, the other child
escaping with lesser injuries. The
latter went to his home, after treat
ment at the hospital.
Name of T. Hardy Todd
Gets in Wrong Place
The name of T. Hardy Todd, the
painstaking and popular Assistant
United States District Attorney in the
Police Court, was Inadvertently used
In an article in The Herald yesterday
instead of the defendants'. Four men
were charged with bringing 239 bottles
of whisky and four bottles of wine
Into the District in violation of the
"bone dry" law. Milton Warren. Ar
thur Jackson, James Fox and Wiley
Boldeng. The name of Mr. Todd was
Signed to the Information in his offi
cial capacity of ^prosecuting attorney,
and in the Labor Day bustle 1n court
it was accidentally substituted for
those charged with the offense.
up on the Hill who are "in the know.'*
the Senators and Representative# had
better get together and repott their
distress call.
It is through no fault of Elliott
Woods, superintendent of the Capi
tol, that the rata playfully scamper
over the tuples in the solons' cafes
eyery night. Mr. Woods' office is in
the most populated section of Rat
land. but no money is appropriated
for him to endeavor to exterminate
them and his only balm Is thai the
members of Congress will get hep
to the situation and invite Dr.
Hirsh, rat specialist, down from
Brooklyn to put in some good licks
against the rodents.
Casualties Kefttglblc.
Dr. Hirsh. be it known, wafl very
successful in his six month? cam
paign in the Capitol before and he
almost made their number neg
ligible. He told them at the time,
however, that the white solution
he set about to kill them would not
entirely wipe them out of the Capi
tol cellar and his prediction is
proven for as many or more are
now controlling this.sector on the
Pages and employes lit the store
rooms have the most fun out of
the unwelcome tenants. They take
great delight In going on expedi
tions into the rat region armed
with paste pots and boards. But
the casualties thus incurred in no
wise alleviate the situation.
It is the hope of every barber,
waiter, watchman and employe of
\he Capitol that an invitation will
soon be dispatched to the rat ape
clalist by the members of Con
The great Qerman ship Imperator
and others which were "allocated"
to the United States by the Supreme
Allied War Council are to go back
to that body for disposition in some
way at some time in the future.
It is stated here officially that the
Imperator is now being "recondi
tioned;" that is to say, she is toeing
put back in the same shspe in
which she was when taken over for
purposes of transportation of troops
home from Europe by the United
A government official said today
that no one could predict what the
Allied Council would do with the
German ships. Some might go to
England and the Imperator or any
other might go to England.
Boston. Sept. 2.?The steamer
Dorothy Bradford, with more than
1.700 holiday excursionists, has run
aground off Castle Island, in Boston
Harbor. The passengers are said
to be tn iiO danger.
Newport. R. I.. Sept. 2.?Reginald
Vanderbilf^ sued by his wife for
divorce on tlie ground of desertion,
will not contest the action. - ,
New York. Sept. 2.?Oharles
Burgo. alias Charles Capitano. did
"not answer when called in court
today on a charge of felonious as
sault and robbery. He had been
murdered after threatening to
Madison. Wis., Sept. 2.?One of
the graduates at the University
of Wisconsin summer school is
Mrs. Ellen A. Copp. who, at the
age of 70. took the degree of
doctor of philosophy, her sixth col
lege honor.
Lincoln. Neb.. Sept. 2.?fiix hun
dred Burlington shopmen at the
Havelock, Neb., shop, one of the
largest on the Burlington system,
walked out today.
Cleveland. Sept. 1.?Cleveland
must pay two or thr*e cents more
a quart for milk or find its supply
shut off. according to an ultimatum
from farmers to milk distributers
New York. Sept. 2.?Extension of.
secondary and rural education in!
th.> South is provided for in an
appropriation of $188,440 announced!
today by the general education
board founded by John D. Rocke-i
Syracuse, Sept. 2.?Four women were
killed here last night when an auto
mobile went off a bridge.
the Original FOOT FORM
Boots and Oxfords for Men,.
Women and Children.
A Fall arrival that will
attract with force the
woman who favors Snap
and Dressiness in Foot
wear. There's a distinc
tive difference that ap
peals to Good Taste.
Made of selected glazed
S?r,?,o;$ 10.00
The same Boot made of
Gun Metal, foxed With
Kid Top?alio in Brown or
grey Cloth Top. *Q FA
Special Price....
These shoes if duplicated in today's market
would coet aSout $2.00 more.
Andrew Betz, Manager
1334 F Street """S f& tM?* ?
Plans for Citizens' Enter
prise Go Forward Rap
idly at Meeting.
John Q. McGratL. founder of Wash
ington'* ^community center store*, wu
last night elected general manager
end buyer for the Citizens' Buying
and Distributing l?cague at^a meet
ing of the Committee of Simen held
et 1428 New York avenue.
In order to mis* a working fund
upon which to begin operations it
was decided thwt each roeinbfr of
the committee should secure an initial
number of subscriptions, st $6 each,
for membtyship <n the league. The
committee expects to thus raise a
sizeable fund upon which to work to
enlarge membership and immediately
begin buying and selling operations
for the benefit of the public.
Plans were also discussed for the
buying of surplus army stores which
^ave not been disposed of by the
postofflce authorities, and of buying
similar accumulations in Baltimore.
"While I was in New York last
week." Mr. McGrath said. "I saw a
co-operative store managed by the
employes of the city postofflce. This
store wag in operation night and day.
It'did a daily business. I was told.
I amounting to 160.000.
"And they sold not only foodstuffs.
' but also clothing, hardware and gen
j eral supplies. If they can successful
ly carry out such a scheme?as they
I are doing?within one office building,
. we certainly can make a success of a
plan which admits the housewives of
all the city."
I Resolutions were pa-Bsed by the
1 committee empowering Manager Mc
Grath to hire a force of clerical and
w&rehouae laborers sufficient to carry
out the work in hand. A resolution
I was also passed that Mr. McGrath be
I guaranteed a salary not less than that
i which he now receives.
j The committee discussed also the
appointment of subcommittees on
finance and on membership.
First Convention of Camp
Lee "Triangle Men" Ends
j Camp I^ee Triangle Association,
composed of Y. M. C. A. secretaries,
j who did duty at Camp Lee. Peters
; burp. Va.. closed its first convention
j with a banquet last night. The con
j vention opened yesterday morning at
the Central Y. M. C. A. building, and
j after a session lastinc into the after
noon went to Mt. Vernon. The next
I meeting of the association will be in
I New York City, September 6 and 7,
Cherry dale Team Victorious
Followers of Cherrydale. Va., teams
| entered in contests at the home
I coming celebration at the County
i Courthouse. Clarendon, were much
i aroused by the credit being given in
j the newspapers for the winning of a
i tug-of-war event to Del Ray team in
stead of the victorious Cherrydale
Started Like Heat Bumps.
Burned. Cuticura Heals.
"My trouble first started on my
arms like heat bumps, but grew larger
until they seemed to stop growing
snd turned red and hard snd after
wards festered snd scaled. They
itched snd burned, snd whenever I
would get real warm I could not have
any peace, and I scratched them.
My clothes stuck and worried me
and I could not sleep much.
_ "Then I sent for s free sample of
Cuticura. It seemed to do good so I
bought more, snd I used only four
cakes of Soap with theCuticura Oint
ment when 1 was healed." (Signed)
J. H. Mines, Titan, Tetxn.
Prevent further trouble by using
Cuticura for all toilet purposes.
Soap 25c. Ointment 25 and 50c, Tileum
25c- Sold throughout the world. For
sample each free address: "Cnbcura Lab*
araiort?. DopL H. MakUn. NUa"
Soap shaves without mug.
MjlJ Qea. H*rbo*rd and other mem
ber* of the American military mieeton
to Armenia left 'Brept for Constanti
nople Auguat U. aboard the Martha
Washington. the War Department*!
?ailing report* ahowed yesterday.
efcb >n tn?:ted to attend. Thofk '
will go will leave U( ?chaot groe
at ? o'clock and blks Into tbe ooiatry.
nu n?B>T.n BrBtin.
A 8 Domphis
ie kim mi
Alexandria, Va. Sept. 1?Commut
ers traveling over the Washington
Virginia Railway between this. city
and Washington will take prellmtnarv
steps to fight the Washington-Vir
ginia Railway Company In Its efforts
to boost fares along its line,
Announcement was made tonight
that a mails meeting of the commut
ers will be hem at I o'clock Friday
night in the War Camp Community
Service club. All commuters are In
vited to attend. The present fare for
a round trip lg 26 ot.nl* and the com
pany asks to be allowed to make It
40 cents.
The Girls' Recreation club will hold
an all-day picnic tomorrow. The mem
bers of the War Camp Community
Announcement Is roads ef tbe
nuriags of Mrs. Julia Javtas and
H M Lambert last Ustartar a*
Grace P. It Church Rev. Ugar
Carpenter, rector officiating The
couple were attended by Miss Bulla
'English and Leonard English, sis
ter and brother of tbe bride Mr. '
and Mrs Lambert will reside at Til
South Fairfax street Tbe bride
groom Is employed as a steamflttaP
at the plant of the Virginia Bhlp?
(?building Corporation
Invitations have been teeued for
the marriage of Miss Frances E.
Robertson dauAtrr of Mr and
Mrs Henry ftobertaoa. formerly
of this city, but now ef Washing*
ton. and Frederick ttcott rarap
belL ef Philadelphia The wedding
will take place at t o'clock Satur
day evening September 20. at tber
residence of Mrs Samuel Alexander,
Moore. Braddoek Heighta. Va
/ J
Seven eandl&tee were Initiate^
tonight by Serapta I-odjre of Odd
Fellow* after which refreshment*
were served. ''Flans were dlaeuss?<3
for attending the centennial cele
bration of Odd Fellows la Baltl?
The body of Capt Herbert ft.
Graves, a former resident, who died
in England and whoae funeral ^a?
held In. Wasbington thla afternoon.
was brought here and buried t? th#
Presbyterian Cemetery.
Steal Two Cmm of Efft.
William Herberts. 41S Nlntti
street northwest, reported to the
police yesterday tbe theft of two
rases of eggs valued at ur. from
j the above address Entrance ?as
1 gained through a window in the
! rear of the house, according to tbd
i police.
Asks More Coal Prtxhicboo
Increased production of coal t<*
1 force price reduction was urged
yesterday by J. D. A. Morrow, vloa
president of the National Ooal As.
soctation. before the Senate com- ?
mlttee. .
High Prices Smashed?Meats Are Wiy Down.
Meats Priced Right. Not One D?y?Every Day.
The lamb market broke the most in years. The pork mar
ket is breaking every day. Beef, the price has been your way
for weeks. These breaks mean money to you. Awake to the
fact meat is cheaper than pre-war time. Special bar earns for
Wednesday open all day. and Thuraday.
Real Spring Lamb, Strictly Fresh; the
Quality Will Suit You.
Left Lamb, lb 23c Lois and Rib Chops, lb .... 25c
Shoulder Lamb, lb. 16c Shovlder Lamb Chopa, lb 18c
Breast Lamb for Stewing, pound 10c
Beef Again This Week at Wonder Price*.
Round, Sirloin and Porterhouse Steak, choice, pound 28c
Chuck Roast, & ...... l?c Hamburg Steak, ft. 1*
"St Sk*. ' ...2* j >*
Prime Rib, BouiBon, lb ...25c Beef Liver, lb 10c
The Year's Greatest Bargain in Hams.
Swift's Premium Hams, known as America's best, pound 38c
Smoked Shoulders, 4 to 6 poands, pound 28c
Pure Hog Lard, lb 35c Compound. lb 30c
Machine Sliced Bacon, lb., 45c; Pieces, lb 42c
Loin Pork Chops, pound 35c
Loin Pork Roast, pound 34c
Nnt-Oleo, Wilson's or Marigold brands, pound ...30c
Brookfield Butter, it is the best, pobnd C2c
1341 Wisconsin At a.
1920 Nichols Ave.
12th and H Sts. N. E.
3272 M Street
7th & C St*. S. E.,
New Section.
Every Day Is Labor Day
when a Woman
lacks a Hoover
Don't you hate to stoop to push dirt into
the dust-pan? Nearly breaks your back to
sweep? And then you have that dissatisfied
feeling that you only scraped off the top dirt
Get a Hoover that YOU just "steer"?that
furnishes all the muscle?that beats, sweeps,
suction cleans, straightens nap, brightens color
ings and puts the carpetings in shape to wear
longer. EASY TERMS! See our demonstration.
An Electric Sewing
Machine Is Readily
Think bow it would help
you with your sewing: if you
had a machine tou could
carry anywhere you wished
to sew and one you did not
have to work to pedal!
We are skewing three dif
ferent type*, which we In
vite yon to see?with ne
lifition. Drep In
$39.50 $51.00
for the

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