K'ernan's-The Utopians. .:13 r.m.
Chevy Chase Lake-Concert by Marine
Band and dancing.
Open-air Theater. Chevy Chase Lake- -
For other amusements see page 12. part 2.
Steamer Macalester for Marial: }lall at
11 a.m.. 2:.'34 and 4:' 0 p.m.
Steamer Pentz for River View at 11 a.m..
2:45 and 6:Ia p.m.
Steamer Pokanoket for Colonial Beach at
Steamers .\rrowsmith and Harry Randall
for Colnial Reach at S:45 a.m.
Randall i.ine for l'olonial Beach. Mad
dox creek and Intermediate landings at 7
Norfolk and Washing;o-t steamer for
Tortress Monroe and N--ro:k at ;::J p.m.
Steamer I.ouise leaves 32d and canal for
Great Fails at $:.30l n.m.
Weems Line for Baltimore and ricer
landings at 1 p.m.
Trains leave District ine station for
Chesapeake Beach at tt:25 :and 11 a.m., 2 ,
4, 7:45 and 9:15 pm.
"Queen of Summer Trips,"
Boston and Providence
Merchants & Miners' Trans. Co. have
Steamer from Baltimore and Norfolk daily
6 p.m. Send for tour book. Tickets on sale,
B. & O.. Penn. R. R. and Norfolk & Wash
ington steamer office. W. P. Turner. G. P.
A . Etallimore. Md. "FINEST COASTWISE
TRIPS IN 'Ti'l WOlt.L)."
Women's suits claned with surprising
thoroughness. A. F. ltornat & Bro., 193 G St.
Great Bear a Pure Spring Water.
4 gallons for .de. Office: 701 11th.
Brown & Tolson, Aucts., 1412 H at.
Sale every 'l'Thursilay at 10 a. m. Experi
enced and rcliatile. Prompt set tlements.
For Iced Tea
Use Kenny's Cheon Tea, the best 50c.
mixed tea in America. C. D. Kenny Co..
Mends everything. Druggists'. iOn.
Rare old laces cleaned, but made to re
tain old appearance. Bornot. 1103 G st
A Life Preserver.
To maintain health and vigor in summer
take a bottle of "Old Glory" Beer every
day. It's a nourishing tonic-pure. fully
aged. 'Phone w. 4:Wi, Abner-Drury Brew. Co.
The Summer Diet of Children
should include only foods that are nourish
ing and easy of digestion. Schneider's
"Malt" Bread has long heen recognized as
the Ideal food for children. At grocers.' Sc.
A slight fire occurred yesterday after
noon in the stabte of the Rev. Dr. McKim.
in rear of 1(t K street northwest. No. I
engine company was summoned to the sta
ble and the blaze was extjnguished before
more than $5 damage had been done.
Samples of Three-Burner Gas Stoves
while they last only $1.-->. A. Eberly's Sons,
718 7th street norttwe-t.
Look Out for Imitations.
Ask for CARNEY'S "OLD STYLE" Sc.
tigar. The original. Look for the name
CARNEY and the union label on the box.
Purissima Whiskey Most Beneficial.
That health which you're gifted with
needs the encouragement .if a good tonic
to preserve and promote it. Purissima
Whiskey will he most helpful. At grocers'
On the Road to Health.
Drinkheartyof W. R. Co.'s LIGHT JEER.
It's good for you. Puts new life into the
system. refreshes. strengthens. 'Phone E.
254. Washington Brewery. Co., 4th & F n.e.
F. M. Morris. thirty-five years old. em
ployed at the Baltimore and Potomac de
pot by the Adams Express Company. slip
ped and fell on the platform last night.
He received a painful injury to his head.
The ambulance was summoned, but the in
jured man declined assistance and went
Pure Water Worth Its Price.
It's worth while to buy Finh"y's Diamond
"'F' Distilled Water if only as a health
precaution. Purest water obtainait'. 21t4
Mass. ave. n e. Phone' E. 14.
Lightning rods. J. I. Kuehling, 502 12th.
Get a Copy of "Facts of Interest to
V"oters.'' pulish'n by Ge'orgt' W. D)rlver.
anti mke your gus ftr Pre-sidi nt and the
next Hlous" otf Reprtvntatives.
Five-Burner Dangler Gas Range,
large toven. luit up complete, .5115Si. A. Eber
CITY 'ANID DISTRICT.
Will Be Tried Here.
D)etectiv.. ile:tt, wh wen-'t to Hutston
w.ith. a wtarranit for William~r Hott'kins, rte
turned homte :hIi- mnilie Hopkins. as
heretofore sta ted in 'iT' Star. is accused of
Ieing abouat $1 .non sho rt In his accouitnts
while th' was th.- lo-al a.g-nt fonr the tar
ringe tirm of D). P. Nichols & Co of Itoston.
lie waiv'td a prlimbtury itt-aring when ar
raiguned before t'nited States I 'tmmission
r Fisk anad w.as hold in $1 .4NMI security for
his atppeairant'e in thtis city to answer the
vl irge- of e'mnbezzlementI. in default of se
urity he. was t urned ovtr to a l'nited
States mar shah to be brought here.
Dancing Tonight at Chevy Chase Lake
--precede d by grand t"ncert. I'. S. Marine
Baend. No admission fee. Delightful ride.
Atdver tise men t.
Trolley Ride to Rockville.
The Ladt1its ' 'in Vete.ranl L egion rei
Tently took a trip to thie Montgomery coun
:y fa.ir~ grou nilsat Roc'kvillhe an thle trolley
:'ars. starting from Wa':shington at 4 p.m.
andl retuirnIig at it p.m. 'Two special trol
hey tars were tih dI withi repre-sentatie s
from thle inca mpments I. V. L,. l11 and lI
&nd tihe ILegion 'if Loyal Wiomen, membeirs
of tL. I'. V. L.. anad thers. Th" affair was
under tin' mainageme-nt of Mrs. Ella S.
Knuight. .seniior viice president andt chairman
af the enterta inment committee, assisted
by Mrs. Ada II. Weiss. president. 'To Mrs.
Hiarriet Alilisont. ha irman of the refresh
me'nt cornmittee. tre dit is given for the
success if the entertainment. C'ol. Shian
eon oif Enicamnpment Ill and Adjutant Weiss
af Encampment 41 rendered valuable as
s!stanice. Plans we-re formed for another
trip at an earl y dlate.
G. A. R. Special Train to Boston
V'ia Peninsylvania railroad. Leave Wash
ington 7:304 a.m.. Suniday. August 14. arriv'
lng itoston 8 p.m. same day. Parlor ears
and day c'oachtus. Rate. $12.25 round trip.
Offilcial route' of Posts '2. 3. 5. 7. 10) and 13,
Woman's Relief Corps and Ladies of the
0. A. IR.- Advt.
Rev. Wmn. H. H. Kelly Dead.
Rtev. Wmn. Ii. 11. Kelly. born in Virginiai
seventy-two ye'ars ago, died yesterday at
his home, No. .2 Iellevue court. Mt. Pleas
ant. 'The fu-w'ral services will be held
Monday at 2 p.m. in the Trrue Reformer
hail at I' and 12th streets. Rev. Simon P.
W. Drew will conduit the services. E.
I(elly was thea vice president of t hi nation.
at negro Baptist mi; isters' conference of
W~ahingtoni and vl'd.ty.
Postage Required for Mailing The Star.
14 pages or less................ 1 cent.
16 to 28 pages.................. 2 cents.
32 to 36 pages.................. a cents.
40 to 48 pages.................. 4 cents.
Saturday's Star mailed from the
office, postage prepald, $1.00 a year.
Foreign postage. 1 cent for each two
ATMA T L OUTING.
The Wearers of the Bid Tea at =1ve
That the wearers of the red fez wil
entettain their friends royally on their ex
eursion Monday to River View is assure
from the program of events the committee
has arranged. The members of Almam
Temple have a reputation for hospitalit!
that is known from the Atlantic to th
Pacific. and the excursion Monday for th
benefit of their Christmas charity fund i
therefore awaited with pleasure.
Captain 8. C. Redman and Lleutenan
Will H. Smith of the Arab patrol hav
been working diligently on what will per
haps be a base ball game between a teau
composed of members of the patrol and tht
Oriental Stars, a team composed of ladies
The Stars have played in nearly all thu
prominent cities in the United States. Be
sides the game of ball, there will be run
ning and jumping racts, shot putting. watei
polo, and a tug of war between. Alma
Temple team and Washington's finest. cap
tamed, respectively, by Mr. Charles Loni
and Mr. Carl Flather.
The entertainment committee is com
posed of the following members: Samue
W. Stinemets, chairman: Frank K. Ray
mond. vice chairman; Jackson F. Blait
Wm. 8. Knox, Thos. H. Mitchell. Thos. B
Walker. E. L. Brice. Charles Long, E. G
Schafer. Charles E. Wood, J. L. Crossley
Frank A. McNew. Samuel C. Thompsor
and E. Richard Gasch.
The committee on donations and prissi
includes Capt. Samuel C. Redman, chair
man: W. H. Smith, vice chairman: Welbi
Lee Ashby. H. E. Ayler, J. F. Blair, C. H
Bradley. E. L. Brice, W. G. Brown, G. B
Buck, William L. Conley, John L. Curtis
J. A. Davies, Archie H. Douglas, Rober1
Fatts, F. A. Frydell, William W. Georges
I. L. Goldheim. Arthur E. Hess. L. S
Johnson. William D. Leissler. Charles Long
J. W. Lucas. rharles B. Matthews. C. H
Neely. R. W. Neely. F. W. Quinter, W. S
QuintF r. Stanley N. Recher. Charles H
Reiter. Harry F. Roche, H. Eilswortl
Sands. Howard Saxton. John Scl-endau, J
C. Smallwood. C. A. Stewart, Charles E
Stevens. Wallace Streater. Robert W,
Summers. John 'exton, Oscar Voigt, Johr
Walker. R. C. Williams, Louis C. Wilsor
and Eidward A. Zink.
Burnett's Vanilla Extract is the fixed
standard of excellence. It has outlived crit
icism. It is the purest vanilla extract that
tan be bought. Ask for Burnett's.-Advt.
$10.00 Niagara Falls Excursion,
B. and 0. R. R.
Special train. Standard Coaches and Par
for Cars, from Washington, 7 a.m., August
19. Route via Philadelphia and picturesque
l.ehigh Valley. Tickets good for ten days
TAKES HIS OWN LIFE.
William Dwyer Commits Suicide Whilt
Williar Dwycr. a.bricklayer, whose hom
was at 336 I street southwest, committet
suicide in Baltimore yesterday by shootini
himself in the head. The deed was com
mitted at the house of the young man':
uncle. Six weeks ago Dwyer, who was
twenty-eight years old and unmarried, wen1
to Baltimore to work in the burned district
He boarded with his uncle, Policemar
Gorge Deal, at 1611 Gough street. It ih
reported that he had been drinking heavil3
and that his mind had become disordered.
Early Thursday morning his 'relative
were awakened by repeated knocks on the
door, and the bricklayer was admitted tc
the house. Dwyer said something about
being pursued by the police, and severa
times afterward he muttered something
about the police being after him. As s
precautionary measure the policeman re
moved his pistol from where he had beer
in the habit of keeping it and placed it ir
a drawer of the bureau in his room. Dwyer
found the weapon there yesterday while
the officer was asleep and with it killed
himself. He had taken the ice pick from
the kitchen to the room on the upper floor,
it is believed, with the intention of using it,
but changed his mind after he found the
revolver. The reports of the two. shott
aroused the policeman and he. sent for Dr
Josephson, but life was extinct when the
physician reached the house. Coroner Sud.
lcr gave the necessary death certificate and
Undertaker Zirkier took charge of the body.
Edward J. Dwyer, a brother of the sui.
clde, is a member of No. 4 engine company
in South Washington. He was notified yes
terday of his brother's death and went t0
Baltimore to arrange for the removal of
the body to this city for interment.
Southern Bwy. Tours to the
Sapphire Country-"The Land of the Sky'
September 10, 17 and 24, transportation in
eluding seven days' board at Toxaway Ho
tels. Rate from Washington, D. C., $41.95
Get literature descriptive of this beautifu
country from ticket offices, 511 Pa. ave. of
"05 1.th st.-Advt.
The Rose of America.
The American Beauty is seen at its bes
at Gude's. Fine floral design work. 1224 F.-.
DREDGING THE RIVER.
Improving the Virginia Channel ant
Rports ri(etved by General Mackenzie
chiPf of 'nga&rs, show that diredging op
eratin hr'l:ive beeni resumd 'in the Virginit
c'hanni?l of thIe Potomae above the Loni
bridge by th Ionftrac'tors, the Atlantic
Guif and( Pac(ifie ('omp-iny. Work Is goli
on dI. y a nd night with an average rate a
execivation of a>bout i00 cubic yards at
hour. As a result of recent operations th
chai nt h:as bjeen widened from 200 feet t
340 feet for a l'ongtht of about 1.000 feet.
Ant examination of the channels in th.
lower Potom:ae, rec'ently dredged by con
tract, shows thtat although the channel ?
In generally good c'ondition, there has beet
slight sho:-ling at three of the bars. j
project Is to) be subnmitted for the furthe:
improvement oif the lower Potomac to mee
the nteeds of navigation.
$17.00 Louisville and Return,
B. and 0. R. R.,
Knights of Pythias biennial encampmeni
Tickets good going August 12 to 15, vali
for return until August 31, but may be er
tended to September 15. See B. and C
agents for particulars.-Advt.
Has Gcod Printing Commercial Value
For reply see patrons of Byron S. Ad
anms. the never disappoint printer, 512 11th si
FLAG AND BATON.
Gun Factory Band the Recipient o
Mrs. E. C. Pendleton, wife of the super
intendent of the naval gun factory, recent
ly presented the Naval Gun Factory Bani
with a beautiful silk pennant, appropriatel;
inscribed. A resolution was passed at;
subsequent meeting stating the band's ai
preciation and expressing the hope tha
this substantial manifestation of a kindi
interest by Mrs. Pendleton might becomt
an inspiration for the better developmeri
of the musical talents of the organizatior
and that its "'devotion to the art and futur
efforts for the entertainment ~of it
friend may be the mearis of conveying t
Mrs. Pendieton that deep and abiding ai
preciation which her kindness inspires."
The employes of the east gun carriag
shop, Washington navy yard, presented
baton to Mr. Chas. F. Stanley Tuesda:
August 9, 1904. in token of their thanl
and appreciation of his success as a leade
and organizer of the Naval Gun Factor
Band. Mr. Stanley in accepting expresse
thanks to his brother machinists for tU
Baltimore and Ohio World's Pair E2
cursions. $17 round trip. Wednesdays I
August. September and October. Ticket
good ten days. Coaches only.-Advt.
Muddy Water in yuly.
Reports made to the War Departmeri
show that there was inore or less turbidlit
in the water served to the people of th
District throughout the entire month
July and that the water was very turbi
dnrin= foureen dna of that mnonth,
RsUNION 0 VNTBBANS
Members of Emack Camp, C. V., to ]
Meet at Hyattaville.
I The Geo. I. Emack Camp of United Con
federate Veterans, Mr. John F. Hickey, c
I commander. is to assemble in annual re- 1
i union In the Masonic Hall at Hyattsville,.
Md., the 10th of next month. The c
r veterans of this city of both the Broad
way Rouse Camp and the Confederate Vet- 1
erans' Association have been invited and I
many have signified their intention of being r
It is expected that this assembly of the
old warriors who wore the gray will be
most largely attended, as great interest is I
being manifested in the reunions. The ladies 1
of the United Daughters of the Confederacy t
will be on hand to extend the hospitalities
of the occasion.
C. & O. World's Fair SpeciaL
High-class, vestibule, electric-lighted train r
leaves Washington 2:30 p.m. and runs solid
to St. Louis. Only one night out. Magnitl- -
cent scenery.' Dining car service a la earte. I
F. F. V., leaving. Washington 11:10 p.m., "
has through sleeper to St. Louis. Low rates i
and stop-over privileges.-Advt.
Moore & Hill (Inc.), 717 14th St. e
"We sell and rent houses.". Money to loan. j
REPAIRING AQUEDUCT BRIDGE. I
Conditions More Favorable for Com- c
pleting the Work.
According to the engineer officer in charge r
of the work of reconstructing pier No. 5 of t
the Aqueduct bridge, more visible progress t
was made last month by the contractors,the e
Penn Bridge Co., than during any similar
period since the work began. At the be- e
ginning of the month, he says, pumping. out t
of the cofferdam was commenced, after the
repair of the serious break in the dam,
which had been the cause of about a
month's delay in the work. Pumping was r
continued steadily and early in the month I
the bottom of the river was uncovered. No
leaks of any consequence have developed
since and by the local treatment of small
iniows through the sheeting with ashes -
or stone screenings the total leakage has
been reduced to an insignificant amount
for an inclosure of the size of this dam.
One 6-inch centrifugal, running intermit- a
tently, is sufficient to hold the water at its a
The report says that there was a settle
ment of nearly '% inches in the towers,
carrying the "A" frames, at the end of
June, which necessitated lowering the steel
trusses into their shoes and jacking and
blocking up the towers. The trusses were
raised again July 7, since which time there
has been a further settlement of about 1%
inches. By July 13 this subsidence had
practically ceased and the work of tearing c
down the old pier was begun at once under I
good conditions. A total of 975 cubic yards, I
out of an estimated total of 1,270 cubic
yards, had been removed by the end of the
month. Of that material some is retained T
for backing the new masonry, some broken i
up for crusher stone for use in concrete of 1
tr.e new pier, a small quantity deposited on
t the training dike below Analostan Island,
and the remainder used for the riprapping '
the Virginia approach embankment of the i
highway bridge. t
It is expected that the work of demolish
ing the old pier will be completed this
month and that the debris at the bottom -
of the river under the cofferdam removed,
preparatory to placing the concrete founda
tion for the new pier. The officer in charge
says that practically all the construction
mnaterial necessary for the completion of
the work is now either at the site or is
quickly available, so that the reconstruc
tion of the pier can be immediately com
menced as soon as the cofferdam is cleared
Stop at St. Louis Returning 1
-from California, $65.25 round trip to San
Francisco via Southern Ry.-Southern Pa
cific. Aug. 15-Sept. 9. Limit. Oct. 23. Berth,
$8.50. Stop-overs both directions. A. J. Pos
ton, Gen. Agt., 511 Pa. ave., 70 15th. St.
Hear the U. S. Marine Band Concerts
and enjoy the breezes at Chevy Chase Lake. ,
THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE. r
Report of Recent Operations on the a
General Mackenzie, chief of engineers,
has received a report of recent operations t
on the highway bridge across the Potomac.
It shows that the contractors, the Penn- t
sylvania Bridge Company, have made good
progress in the driving of piles, the con
struction of cofferdams and in the deposit
ing of concrete. The laying of masonry has C
commenced at the northeast abutment and
at pier No. 12. Quarry work on the stone t
and mill and shop work on the steel for c
the bridge continue steadily. It is ex- a
pected that the riprap retaining dike at the t
base of the approach embankment in the a
rear of the Virginia abutment will prob
ably be completed this month and opera
tions begun on the Virgirlia approach. t
Contracts have been made with the ('ran- 4
ford Paving Company for the placing of
15,000) cubic yards of suitable material at
the Washington approach to the bridge and I
with Charles J. Smith & Son for placing t
3,000) cubic yards of riprap stone at thet
Virginia embankment of the bridge. About
one-half of the grading necessary for the
Washington approach embankment has
$66.75 San Francisco, Cal., and Re
turn, B. and 0. Ri. R.. August 15 to
September 9, valid returning until October
23. For routes and full particulars see
agents. 707 15th st., 619 Penna. ave. and I
station. N. J. ave. and C st.-Advt.r
Anacostia Democrats Meet.
Haines' Hall, on Harrison street, Ana
costia, was the scene last night of a large
gathering of Anacostla democrats at a
tmeeting under the auspices of the Parker
and Davis Club of the first district. Mr. &
Thomas J. Moore, the president, occupied
the chair. There was a discussion as to
the site for the democratic banner that it
.Is proposed to swing in the suburb, and(
it was decided that Harrison street near
Monroe was considered the best point. It
'was decided that music should be em
ployed at future meetings of the or
ganization to enliven the occasion, and
P arrangements were authorized entered
jinto between a band and the club for this
purpose. A motion was adopted directing
the officers to communicate with JudgeI
Parker and pledge the support of the or
ganization to the democratic candidates.I
Boston and Return Account G. A. R.
Via B. & 0. R. R., August 13 to 15-return
ing until August 20, but tickets may be ex
tended to September 30. Rail to New
- York, thence Sound lines. $10.75; all rail.
$11.50. Official route Department of Poto
Smac. See agents for particulars.-Advt.
Union of Stenographers. <
tThe formation of a union composed of
the stenographers and typewriters em
ployed at the Federation of Labor head-i
t quarters in this city, as told in The Star
yesterday, Is but the preliminary step inI
e the organization of the men and women
5. employed in those occupations through
0 out the District, it is said. Mr. Charles E.
Dietrich of Columbia Typographical
e Union, who is an organizer for the Cen
tral Labor Union. has the matter in
charge. He says the persons employed at
s the professions named, especially the
r typewriter girls, are in many instances
y illy paid for their services.
d Mr. Dietrich realises, he states, that it
e will be difficult at the beginning to enforce
a salary scale in business~ps in which
many schools, public and private, are
,graduating operators, good, bad and in
~different. He hopes, however, in time to
n have the stenographers and typewriters'1
union on as goqd a basis as that of the
$3.50 "Labor Day" Excursion $3.50
t -via euperb Norfolk & Washington steamer
to Old Point Comfort and Norfolk, Satur
day. Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Round trip tick
e etc. 35.50, good leaving Norfdlk and "Old
f Pont" Monday night. Sept. 5. State -rooms
i reserved for round trip. 'Phone 2230 or 750.
RNGL ' TAZ 'Et'SIOS
;eture b! Jba ': e of Ot go.
B ewe teuai bsainkc
A number of studedts o economics gath
red at La Fetra's lst sght to attend a
iinner and listen to aaddress by Mr. o
Ohn Z. White of (m. In the course
f his address Mr. Whit*aid:
"Individual freedom i" dhe aim of those
rho support the +etsi advocated by
lenry George.. Tazatiec is the pr4ctfal
seans whereby the lige to realise his
eals. In both failpa.uan and method
hey claim to be eits-tive-that I, to
e in accord with iths ltendencies which
ave prevailed in tll itgisation of. which c
hey are a part.
"The glory of rndeera.riviisation-a the
eattlre by which itts distinguished from
i1 others-is the futer secogdttion of in
ividual freedom thst new obtains. And
his is but ~anbther'wq- of asserting the
wore extended destructsn of privilege.. -
"In the thrbe relations in which men live
-that is, the relgious er spiritual, the po
Itical or godernmentat the material or
hysidkal-individual freedom ..I, : in . the i
nted SIates, nearly complete .'.
"In the pbllttal or governmental- leid
very man may vote - equally with evey .
thert man. In-' pelitia affairs- -we have
ecured . equal individunl freedom. In. the I
hysiefl or-inaterial field, however we.haye c
nt partly seciu'ed-individual freedom. But
11 the labor ia the world cannot of itself
rodube one dunce of meod. Therefore, in- a
ividual freedom in religion. - individual <
reedom' in government, individuab freedom
f the gerboh, a'e oft- but little worth to
im from whese grasp, the land is, held.
"He'nry GleO'ge proposed nothing more
or less than to continue in the pathway
hat hitherto 'hat led to the realization of f
he distinctive characteristic of .the mod-,
rn world-individual freedom. -We believe
hat we are properly called conservatives.
:qual religious rights, equal social rights,
rual rights to labor, must be supplemented
y equal rights to land.
G. A. B. Bates to Boston
'ia Pennsylvania Railroad. Round trip via
Few York and Sound lines, $10.75; via New
'ork and rail, $11.50; via through-car route, i
l2.25. Selling dates, August 13, 14 and 15, 1
mit August 20. Extension to September
[ by deposit and payment of fifty cents.
Store Your Valuable Silverware
t the special silver vaults of Union Trust
Storage Co., 1414 F st.n:w. Called for and
elivered on notice without extra charge.- d
xecutive Offices of St. Elizabeth's
Hospital to Be Transferred.
The new administration building, the
ostliest one of the group of thirteen, com
rising the extension of the Government 1
hospital for the Insane, will be occupied
rithin a short time, after which the busi
ess of hospital administration will be con
ucted from that structure. The building
as been in the hands of the painters and
ecorators for a number of weeks, but this
rork has now been finished, and furnish
igs are being installed. The building is
bree stories high and has elaborate trim
ings of white stone. It was constructed.
t an expense of $245.000. In addition to
he various offices being located in this
tructure, quarters are also provided there
or officers of the hospital.
Building Q of the 'hospital extension is
rready occupied bynfemale patients, and
emoval,of patients wil shortly be made to
ulidings P and H. eastaf Nichols avenue,
the male patients'rgroup. which are be
ig made ready as rapid4y as possible. The
wo hospital buldings B: and C, which are
onnected with the tadministration struc
ure by collonnades, are.iikewise being pre
ared for the reception of inmates.
$1.25 Baltimore and Return,
B. & 0. B. H.. ;
aturday and Sunday. All trains both
rays, both days, except Royal Lintcd.
Hourly service" Saturday.-Advt.
Hoke Silith'a Record.
'o the Editor of The. 3n$aa Star: "
Your editorial leade, of Triday after
oon on 4mnitm of:eorgial'; tin which you
tyle Mr. Hoke'$mlth "a protean artist"
nd charge him with changing his views
n the financial question from the gold to
he silver standard and back to gold
gain, is carved--Out of total .misinforma
ion. Because quite a number of other
ood Washington people share with you
his misinformation, I beg that you wilj,
the interest of the truth and incident
fly of Mr. Smith, print the facts con
erning the incident that your editorial
While Mr. Hoke Smith was Secretary of
lie Interior he was an earnest opponent
the free silver theory which was then
dvocated by many democrats. That
heory then prevailed largely in Georgia
nd in most of the southern states. Mr.
mith made a strong effort to bring Geor
ia to hlis way of thinking on that ques
on. In the course of that effort he had
series of joint discussions with the late
peaker Crisp, who was one of the ablest
dvocates of free coinage. During the gen
ral contest, and particularly, during
hose discussions, each side was so posi
Le that the other was wrong that the
ueston was often asked of each, "What
till you do If the democratic convention
ecides against you?' Mr. Smith and
udge Crisp and their respective follow
rs unhesitatingly declared that they
~ould take their medicine as gracefully
s they could and support the -nominee
nd the platform of the convention.
Free coinage was approved and Mr.
ryan was nominated. In keeping with
Is pledge, Mr. Hoke Smith supported the
oinee and the platform. He could not
mder the circumstances do otherwise.
laing to support Mr. Bryan and a plat
orm that favored free coinage and criti
ised the Cleveland administration, he re
igned from Mr. Cleveland's cabinet--as
.ny other self-respecting man would
ave done under like circumstances. His
osition was perfectly understood and
ppreciated by Mr. Cleveland a'nd every
riember of the cabinet; and the closeness
f his friendship with the President and
le cabinet was in no measure dimin
hed. He publicly supported Mr. Bryan
n the Chicago platform, but prefaced
hat support with the distinct reaffirma
ion of his belief in the gold standard
.d his opposition to silver. He maintained
hat other issues involved-such as the
ariff and the always appalling negro
uestion-made it wise for Georgia and
he south to support the ticket in spite of
he objections to it. And in the position
hich the democracy took at St. Louis he
as as good right as any other member of
he Cleveland regime to feel personal
pride and vindication.
Mr. Hoke Smith has since early -man
ood shown keen interest in Georgia poll
ics and advocated the principles he
bought would conserve the general
rood. He has nevel" been a candidate for
y political ofice; the only one he
ver held was that. of Secretary of the
nterior. He has been a leader in educa
ional matters; he has borne his full
hare in local charities; he has been a
onspicuous success in his profession of
he law; he has advedited the iryterests
f the masses of the people in every pub
c controversy ; .and 111 has always been
ioted as a fearlestg agressive factor in
very movement it which he has taken
iart. It seems to UOe that the New York
emocracy were ratiekt fortunate in their
election of a southetih orator for their
pening rally. CLAUDE N. BENNETT.
Grand Concerts at C&bin John Bridge
very afternoon andseveing by Royal Ital
an Band of Philadeluhia, including Sun
lay--no admission. Firtt-class restaurant
xcellent service-city pmices. Sunday break
'asts and dinner parties a specialty. 'Phone.
Change ft Rente Ordered.
The District Comimiioners have made a
light change In the proposed new route of
he Washington, Alexandria and Mount
7ernn railway in the vicinity of the pro
osed new station to be established on D
treet near 12th street. The change has
seen made in order to avoid a possible ob-.
struction of the egress Of truck company
3, on 14th street between C street and
])hio avenue northwest.
Aqcording to the change in toute the
racks will fellow C street all the way from
L2th to:14th street, htedof laaring thems
dogOW- aavm.... fruitIn .t .141un steme
Emberes Argue for Iereased Iaterest D
In Junior Work.
Advance Tent, No. 1000, Independent Or
ler of Rechabites, held a meeting last even- be
ng, when the joint committee of Harmony th
L'ent, No. 100, Onward Tent, No. 1021, and be
Welcome Tent, No. 1085, met with Advance po
rent's committee to make arrangements g(
or sending a large delegation to the next pe
ession of the High Tent. ]
Onward Tent was represented at the re
eeting by Mrs. Mary Hessler, Mrs. Lola . eb
7. Marks; Miss Reta Atkinspn, Miss May pa
3eines and Miss Mary Ford. It was de- b3
dded to give an entertainment and dance cii
1t Odd Fellows' Hall in the early future. In
Advance Tent conferred the initiatory de- vi
i'ees, the ceremony being conducted by tt;
)eputy High Chief Ruler Moore. W. W. of
3eIew; Frank B. Marks, Harry E. Ball of ec
larmony Tent, 8. 8. Hessler, Jr., and J.. pr
fli4r- of Jehu Tent.
Blaine Newport of Harmony Tent made
In earnest appeal to the members to sup
iort Welcome Tent, Junior. -which was in
tituted. last week. and pointed out the
uod to be.accomplished by instilling total
tbtinence into the minds of the young 1
Deputy High Chief Ruler Moore spoke
long the same line, contending that the
fty could be stirred up as never before,.
l'om Rock creek to the Eastern branch, if p
he Junior Tent be given the support it de
erves, and that the temperance tide could
nly be checked, by the failure of allies in
his special work.
An invitation was received from Golden df
tule Tent to attend a lawn party, which re
Pas utanimously accepted. e
8. S. Hessler, Jr.. William Colbert and S.
I. Hessler, sr.. were elected recording sec
etary, outside guard and treasurer, re- df
pectively, to fill vacancies. ty
Under good of the order remarks were re
nade by S. S. Hessler, sr., Zollie Wright.
Frank B. Marks. S. S. Hessler. Jr., David
Patton, John A. Bickerston. A. G. n
3loom, John French, W. W. Burlew. H. E.
3all, Edward F. Bute. W. H. LeStrange, .
t. C. Smith and T. W. Newman and James di
teagan of Union Tent. No. 87.
Old Eagle Tent, No. 2. I. O. R.. organized Pt
n 1849, initiated four members at its meet- le
ng Thursday evening at Rechabite Hall, h
04 B street southeast. se
An election to fill vacancies in office was
ield, as follows: E. J. Adams, levite; J. R. m
dahoney, I. G., and Richard Riggles, O. G. la
ugh Tent Deputy J. C. Eller of Jehu Tent
natalled the newly elected officers. It
Mr. Edmond Cooper, chief ruler of Jehu be
rent, presided over the good of the order a'
program. Remarks were made by Henry g
Casker, Thomas R. Frey. Isaac Rollins. P.
. Cooksey, C. W. Williams, W. T. Raley, tl
. C. Eller, C. W. Tayler, James Grimes, ut
iichard Riggles, A. H. Lithgow, E. J. Ad- fa
Lma, John Adams and Chief Ruler Burdine. M
The Excellence of Elk Grove Butter t
nd its being put up in air-tight cartons tc
ave won it a place in hundreds of Wash
ngton homes. It's a creamy, delicious
mutter that keeps fresh and nice under all A
:onditions. At grocers'.-Advt. to
ALLEGED SQUATTERS ABSENT.
lesult of the Recent Orders Affecting -
Buyers at the Center market this morn
ng noticed that several familiar faces a
Liong the line of countrymen and hucksters, rc
mf the south side of B street between 7th
tnd 12th streets, were missing. The absent.
mes had been forced to leave there because
>f the fight that is being waged against II
:hem by the police for alleged illegal occu
)ation of the street and sidewalk. Detec
:ive Watson and Marketmaster Rice have
lied informati0ns in the Police Court Io
tgainst twenty alleged violators of the law, tt
nd, as heretofore stated, the cases are set cc
or trial Monday. Jo
Major Sylvester has taken an active in- cl
:erest in the matter of getting rid of the h<
;o-called squatters, and in a report made
ast year respecting them, he said: .
The space allotted farmers who sell pro- r
luce of their own raising in the vicinity of
he market houses has become insufficient es
.o accommodate the many teams.- It is ad- t
ritted that a number who are not farmers in
:ake advantage of the legitimate producer p
y dcchpying stands en these spaces, but cl
:he ruling .of the court makes it necessary
that the person so vending should be' eb
ierved in making a purchase and sale of e
he producer in- .order . to. effect conviction,
which it is difficult to accomplish with a u
imited police force. ti
This impostor, who is familiarly known w
is a "forestaller of the market." sells in- tl
'erior products to the consumer, wherein
so arises a question of health. If the su- t
erintendents of the markets were required cc
:o assign space to the honest farmer only, be
t would do away with much of the cause
Eor complaint, and be an advantage to
those who must purchase from these pl
:lasSes from day to day. is
The growth of the city has been in excess h:
)f the facilities afforded in and around the of
market houses for the display and sale of
roducts, and sooner or later it will de- m
rolve upon the District to make changes tl
whereby accommodations may be had, not of
)nly by those who sell, but for those who g
$1.00 Frederick, Antietam (Keedys- ti
ville) and Hagerstown
nd return, B. & 0. R. R., Sunday, August C
A, leaving Washington 8 a.m. Splendid op- as
ortunity for country outing.-Advt. ft
alleged Violations Brought to Atten
tion of Police Court. P
Violating the speed law with an electric m
elivery wagon was the charge upon which bf
sharles W. Haslam was arraigned In the w
oice court this morning. The defendant
ntered a plea of guilty and said he de- is
ired to reserve the right to make a state- re
nent. The complaint against him was that w
ls horseless vehicle attained a speed of di
nore than seventeen miles an hour on i
ennsylvania avenue near 17th street yes- am
erday. Mr. Haslam said that the vehicle hb
ad been tested and that it could no .go
aster than twelve miles an hour. His per
;onal bonds were taken.
Another defendant in a case involving an
lieged violation of the speed law was a
iolored man named George Lee. He rode a
icycle at the rate of about sixteen miles an
tour. At the time of his arrest he was on
tis way to the house of a doctor who was
wanted to attend a young man who had
yeen taken suddenly ill. Judge O'Neal made
to comments upon the case, but merely
laid: "Personal bonds. "
$1.25 Baltimore and Return,
B. & 0. R. R.,
every Saturday and Sunday. Tickets good3
'eturning until Sunday night. "Hourly
Beconstruction of Anacostia Bridge to
Begin Next Week.
The preliminary work on the reconstruc
ion of the Anacostia bridge across the
IEastern branch of the Potomac will begin
iext week, when test piles will be driven
.nto the banks of the river on the Anacos
ia side and one will be sunk in the middle
)f the stream. This work will be done.
ander the direction of W. J. Douglass, en
ineer of bridges, for the purpose of as
~ertaining what difficulties may be expect
ed in putting down the permanent piles
or the foundation of the new bridge across -
The new bridge will have a draw 100 feet
wide. At first the Commissioners favored
te proposition that no draw be placed in
the bridge, but the War Department ofl
:tals were of the opinion that a draw
should be placed in the structure in order
to facilitate navigation of the river.
1.95 To Baltimore and Return $1.25
Via Pennsylvania Railroad every Sturday
and Sunday. All trains, except Congres
sional Limited. Convenient~ train servce.
Off on a Cruise.
Capt. Don E. Clarke, G. Harry Lange,
)lver H. Clarke and Thomas Burke of the
Corinthian Yacht Club will leave this ev4n
ing for a cruise ot two- weeks on the lower
Potomac aboard the sloop Vesper. The par
ty .espects .to visit the interueia.poleti
lck roAiz POOR
mation ef Pond. by Generous Wash
P'orty thousand pounds of ice have now
en distributed in Washington among
e sick poor and those having young
bies, out of the fund placed at the dis
sal of Commissioner Macfarland by a
nerous Washingtonian for that pur
ee, according to a report made to Mr.
scfarland by Mr. George S. Wilson, sec
tary of the board of charities, who has
arge of the ice fund. Tickets for 20,000
unds more have Just been distributed
Secretary Wilson among the physi
ins to the poor and the nurses of the
structive Visiting Nurses' Society, who
sit the families and make the distribu
,n. They report that the ice has been
the greatest value, not only in giving
mfort, but in saving life. The fund will
ovide for all the needs until the end of
$d 95 to California,
e way, Sept. 14 to Oct. 14. Stopovers till
". 31. Berth. $8.50. A. J. Poston, Gen. Agt.,
1 Pa. aVe., 705 15th st.-Advt.
MORE nA.& ORDERED.
romised Belief Prom Alleged Inade
quate Garbage Service.
The measures taken within the past few
iye by Commissioner Macfarland to
medy the garbage collection service have
idently been successful. Assistant Su
rintendent Twohey of the street cleaning
partment today reported that only twen
-five complaints as to the service were
ceived at his office today, as opposed to
ity yesterday and seventy-five last Wed
When the unsatisfactory conditions were
ade known to Mr. Macfarland he at once
rected that the company be required to
it on more teams and wagons in the col
ction service, and this order the company
is complied with. There are now about
venty teams and wagons in service, four
are than the largest number employed
Addition3l service has been ordered, and
is hoped that by Monday the arrears will
cleaned up. The company is now taking
vay from Washington twenty tons of
trbage a day more than on any day last
immer. It is endeavoring to get around
e railway transportation difficulties by
ilizing box cars, as well as the flat cars,
r which the garbage tanks are made.
eanwIjle the company is being fined $1
r each complaint found by the inspectors
be well taken. It was fined $63 under
e seventy-five complaints of Wednesday,
'elve of them having been unfounded, ac
rding to the reports of the inspectors.
The company has assured Commissioner
acfarland of its desire an4 determination
meet the terms of its contfact.
Meeny to lend at 4, 5 and 6 per cent on
al estate. Frank T. Rawlings, 1505 Pa. ave.
L7-Louisvfe & Return-C. & 0. By.
count K. P. encampment. Tickets good
ing.August 12 to 15. Liberal limit. Direct
ute, through service.-Advt.
PUBLIC PLAY GROUND.
tterest in the Work of Preparing
Amusements for Children.
Early in the present summer five vacant
ts, with apparatus for having a good
re, varying in quantity and quality ac
rding to the location of the ground, were
aned temporarily for play grounds for the
illdren of Washington, and improvements
id been made upon them, but play
ounds of the ideal kind had not been
The play grounds committee assembled
rly in the spring in the general office of
e Associated Charities to make plans for
imediate work, and scarcely a month
seed before arrangements were made to
ear ten or twelve lots, erect such appara
s as might be in keeping with the hopes
those who kneW the work; and for the
nploymept of a supervisor . who should
'ep%re grounds anew and supervise vol
steer teachers and helpers in all parts of
e city. This was the beginning of a
ark of philanthropy.
A number of months have passed since
ese plans were made and time has proved
e wisdom of the early action. Eleven
ts have been cleaned, heavy and well
nstructed gymnasium apparatus has
en erected, base ball, volley and basket
ill courts have been laid out, and sand
ixes, with awnings for cover, have been
aced for the smaller children. Everything
gradually being done-as the funds in
ind permit-for the comfort and pleasure
the little ones of all ages.
Prof. A. U. Craig of the Armstrong Nor
al Training School. who is a member of
e committee, realized the need of some
ie to supervise the clearing, leveling and
uipping of grounds, the regular supervisor
it having time to prepare the grounds and
ain volunteers, and without waiting for
e commitee to act, he volunteered to take
this work and carry it through to com
etion. The report is now made by Mr.
Taig that all plans have been executed
id that eleven play grounds are ready for
With the real play grounds and proper
uipnrent it has not been necessary to
arch for children. The grounds in the
ar of Neighborhood House, only about
x00 feet, frequently hold a party of hap
youngsters numbering 125. In the hot
)urs of the day dozens of boys and girls
ay be seen upon the chute and parallel
trs and dozens more in the sand boxes.
hile in the evening hours the party in
eases to about two or three hundred. Fre
iently the regular class at each ground
so large that it is necessary to divide
sponsibility and set many volunteers at
E>rk as instructors.
League spirit and the desire to uphold
vision dignity has been awakened. There
a southwest club, a southeast club and
any others. These clubs contest at base
ill, basket bali and other games, and the
thusiasm of the participants increases
yers Cherry Pectoral is
he only medicine you
eed. We have been say
rmg this for 60 years. If
on want additional proof,
sk your own famnily phy
ician. We will abide by
is decision. J ;.A"r '.
Famous White Brantdy
-is the best known medium for
$2.50 gal.; 65c. qt.; 35c. pt.
900 7th at. 'Phone E. 865.
for the fall mouths
gees te presm
Year -am sees is if you
ambmesbe for Telephase
servie berfee that date.
As agst will eail em
-ese asS esplain at
TU VAC'IOPEEO. j
Eagistrats Bam*Iel C. ill. m t e b
Judge Kimball's Stead.
Justice of the Peace Samuel C. Mits will
preside over the United States branch of
the Police Court during the time that Judge
Kimball takes his annual vacation. Judge
Kimball left today, to be ateent from the
city until the last week in September. H.
will attend the G. A. R. encampment at
Boston. going from there to the northern
part of Maine, where he spent his early
Judge Scott, who has been off duty for
.several weeks because of a severe attack
of rheumatism. has recovered sumciently
to go to Mountain Lake Park, Md., where
he hopes to be greatly benefited by the
change. Justice of the Peace lewis I.
O'Neal is holding the District branch of
the court during his absence.
Assistant United States Attorney Ralph
Given is spending the month of August
With his family in the mountains of West
Virginia. at Brookside.
Assistant Corporatlon Counsel James L.
Pugh, jr.. is spena.ng his vacation on his
farm in Montgomery county. Md.
Warrant Clerk William H. Ruff is at one
of the West Virginia resorts for a stay of
Baltimore and Return $1.55.
Pennsylvania Railroad sells tickets every
Saturday and Sunday to Baltimore and re
turn, $1.25. Good until Sunday night.
Ordered by Commissioners.
The District Commissioners today order
ed: That a fire hydrant be erected at the
corner of Idaho avenue and Woodley road
northwest, at an estimated cost of $70.
That the unexpended balance of the ap
propriation for paving Rhode Island avenue
from Florida avenue to 1st street west be
expended, by day labor, for grading the
banks and sidewalk space on said avenue.
That the salary of A. M. Lake. inspector
on the Connecticut avenue bridge. is here
by increased from $:t to i .i) per diem, to
take effect August 16, 1914.
In Greater Demand Than Ever.
Every day more and more housekeepers
give up baking to order Jno. G. Meinberg's
Bread. It satistles every requirement as to
purity and goodness. Bakery. 716 11th s.e. 1
Good News Travels Fast.
Nat. Capital Brewing Co.'s "Munich" Beer
steadfastly gains in popularity. A fine table
beverage-an excellent summer tonic. Keep
a case on hand. 'Phone 222. 2 dos., $l.2!. It
Notice to Builders and Contractors.
We make a specialty of furnishing lumber
for fiats, etc. Elsinger Bros., 2115 7th n.w.
A young colored man named Louis John
son, living at 26 Jackson street northeast,
fell on the sidewalk near 1st and I streets
northeast this morning shortly after 12
o'clock and injured his leg. He was takes
to the Casualty Hospital by the police.
Holmes' Pies Are Perfectly Delicious.
The choicest ingredients and the superior
skill of clever home pastry cooks combine
to make Holmes' Home-made Pies exceed
ingly delicious. Fresh berries, fresh fruit
and the best home-prepared fillings are
used, and every pie is baked just so; 20c.
each delivered. Holmes' Bakery, 1st and
E sts. 'Phone E. $64. It
Piano Tuning, $1.50; Factory Expert.
Jas. R. Durity, 305 12th at. s.e. it"
Ashburn Ice Cream is Hade From Rich
Cream and fresh fruits. $1 gal. 1333 14th. It
Why Not Let Us Send
For the household effects or other articles
that you wish to dispose of? Splendid fa
cilities. Sale Wednesday. 10 a.m. Wilson
& Mayers, Auctiaaeers, 12W7 ;'id 1221) G at.
You Can All Guess on the Next
President and the House of Representatives
by calling on George W. Driver and re
ceiving a copy of "Facts of Interest to
Voters," just published. containing very
valuable political information. It
North Chesapeake Beach-Own a Cot.
tage for the children. Hotel. 17 fine cot"
tages. &c. Large lots: $'i0 up. 512 F at. n.w."
Persons Going to the World's Fair
will, by calling at Travelers' Hotel Ex
change, 1336 New York ave., learn some.
thing to their advantage. It
Correct Construction Essential
of deformity apparatuses to obtain bene.
ficial results; expert fitting. Trusse-. Elas
tic Hosiery. Obesity Belts. Crutches. Shoul.
der Braces. Rubber Goods. Cutlery, Invalid
Supplies. Surgical lnstr'umnents, etc. Lena
& Lossau, 112'1 7th st. n.w. Lady attendant.
Beef to Roast, 8 and 10c.;
Steaks. 10)c.. 12c. andl 1-4c.; 6 lbs. Rice. 2"?c.1
2 lbs. Best Cheese. 25c.; $ lbs. Starch for
25'c.; 1 doz. Soap. une., at J. T. D). Pyvle' 7
stores. including 928 La. ave. au12-2t
Charles Byington, twenty-two y'ears old,
living at 325 Pennsylvania avenue porth
west, became ill a* eith and K streets
northwest yesterday afternoon. Hie was
taken to the Emergency llospital for treat.
A. B. C. Headache Powders.
Immediate relief. Druggists. 10c. aul-ti
Great Rear a Pure Spring Water.
4 gallons for 50c. Office: 704 11th.
The Home for the Blind, 9153 E t. n..
has workshops wh'ere chairs are recaned,
mattresses male r.nd ,enovated in the best
manner at lowes;. pr,'as. Work given this
institution aids a worihy cause. m28,s-tf
--When an adver
tiser employs us to
write his advertise
ments he insures
the effectiveness of
Pestal or 'phione us.
L. P. Darrell Av gny
L. P. Darref.Ram
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C. C. ArchibaMd. EeinStrdg
F. T. Hurley. hn ai 43
Monday aid We'n'hone Mai4 2.44fr3.la
Reach. Coltoa's and interamediate aaa.ia.a and
blardingin haWIe-mie~ iier and Nomini at
at T a.m. for Colonial Beach and is
Iad.a.=. ad Bushwood. Reck ea ets'
Cerriaman and lainaga ia Remial.
Saaday. Tuseda.y sad Th.na at T, a... se
UNITED STATE MAIL ROUTS.
WASHINOToN. D. C., TO OLYMONT. 3MU.
The SrEAMER asTLLUa aaDA - ty s
ee ae---- mmn..t--. O .a-bse.i...
se,.i natA within a half hear ot mlsa .
3. 5. RANDALL. Maasar 'phone 1 G
o CARPITE. Generai dat. Washhtm
pa 17. W)J. K. REARDN. Asamt.Ms
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New C. W. ManORR sil1aeven date s nAga
ALTRNATING DAILY AND SUNDAY.
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