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New National?The Aborn Opera Com
pany in "Princess Chic," 8:20 p.m.
Belasco?"The Revellers," 8:15 p.m.
Columbia ?The Columbia Players in "A
Royal Family," 8:15 p.m.
Majestic?Continuous vaudeville and
moving pictures, 7 p.m.
New "Lyceum The Alcazar Beauties,
8:15 p m.
Gayety?Weber & Rush's "Bontons,"
8:15 p.m.
Luna Park?A fairyland of amusements,
with aeronaut and double parachute
jumper and superb vaudeville.
Chris. Zander's Famous Va. Wines. I
1'nexcelled quality. Awarded gold medal
Paris exposition 1900. Only at IKK) 7th st.
Caverly's Plumbing, 1331 G n.w.
Sheetz. Candies and Ice Cream,
now at 931 F st.
Ruud Automatic Water Heaters.
Every one in this District guaranteed ly
tne manufacturers and ourselves. Hot
water instantaneous; safe, reliable.
1204 G st. C. A. Muddiman & Co. 616 12ch.
A horse attached to a buggy owned by
Dr. J. C. Pyles of 910 8th street south
east became frightened yesterday after
noon while standing at 14th and L
streets southeast and ran away. The
horse ran to 7th and E streets south
cast, where the buggy was overturned.
No one was injured. The buggy, how
ever, was damaged to the extent of about
The Great Bear Is an Ideal Table
water. Office, 326 R n.e. Piione N.4372.
Altamont Spring Water.
Tn highest class of table waters and en
tirely above criticism.?W. P. Mason.
Chemist, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Crushed Strawberry Ice Cream
?t Reisinger's. $1 gal., 50c % gal. Serial
No. 13687. 235 G st. n.w. Phone M. -T767.
Lumber Prices Have Dropped Again.
Frank Lihbey & Co.. fitli and N. T. ave.
True Reformers' Hall, Tuesday, May
2"?. Benefit entertainment and lecture by
W R. Griffin. Subject. "Father anil
Mother." Music Lyric Orchestra.
Electrical Work of All Kinds.
S. S SHEDD BRO. CO., 432 0th st. n.w
Homemade Bread and Pies Delivered
You'll find It mighty convenient and en
tirely Satisfactory to have Holmes" home
made bakery goods delivered fresh and
elean from oven to table every dav this
summer. Milk Bread, 5c. Pies. 20c
Holmes' Bakery. 1st & E sts. Phones
Linen. 1440 A- 1441.
Cathedral Committee Report Dis
tributed at Mount St. Albans.
The first open-air service of the sum
mer was held at Mount St. Albans yes
terday afternoon. The service was con
ducted by Rev. George F. Dudley, rector
of St. Stephen's. The boy choir furnish
ed the musical part of the service, ac
companied by members of the Marine
The report of the committee on the
cathedral was distributed during the serv
ice. It stated, in part:
"The efTort last spring for raiding the
fund for the construction of the crypt
chapel of the cathedral was successful,
the diocese responding eagerly to this at
tempt to erect a fitting memorial to its
beloved first bishop, and enough was
quickly obtained to assure Its completion.
The foundation builders' service at the
breaking of the ground for the chapel?
the Bethlehem Chapel of the Nativity
has been the only special service of im
portance that has taken place this year.
It was held Af?cension day, May 28. 1008,
in the presence of several thousand peo
"Besides the endeavor to obtain a suffi
cient sum to build the Bethlehem chapel,
it was further decided, a year ago, to
try to raise the amount necessary for
laying the whole foundation of the cathe
dral, this, rather than the building of a
single part only, being the next step in
the process of construction. Tt was
thought by the architects that the foun
dation should be entirely finished at one
time, so that it should be well bonded
together* to insure the greatest possible
"The various committees In different
parts of the country for helping the cathe
dral are being revived. Meetings are to
be held in Philadelphia and Pittsburg and
in time we may hope to have the com
mittees distributed widely over the coun
*r>"- ^e hope our own committee may
be enlarged and may perhaps be made
more active In the near future, and that
a general meeting of delegates from the
various committees lie held next y?ar."
Boy Bitten by Dog.
While playing in front of his home, 022
24th street, about 7 o'clock last evening,
Elliott Rat ley, colored, was bitten on the
legs by a dog. The boy was taken to a
nearby drug store, where the wounds
were cautersized. The dog was shot by
Policeman Mundy of the third precinct.
The head of the animal was sent to the
bureau of animal industry of the Depart
ment of Agriculture to determine if the
dog was suffering from rabies.
Setback for "Near Beer."
/'Near l>eer" has received a setback In
Kansas under the pure food law. There
has been considerable discussion as to
whether "near beer." containing a low
percentage of alcohol, could be sold in
the prohibition states. The Department
of Agriculture did not stop to bother with
the technical question whether this "near
beer" was a violation of the prohibition
jiw. but analyzed some of the beer and
iOiind that It all ran over 4 per cent in
alcohol, which was about what would he
expected of any full-grown beer. The
whole lot was confiscated as misbranded
' cornP:uiy making it was fined
?10u and costs.
New Columbia Heights Branch.
J\ ants at one cent a word and other
advertisements for The Star may be left
i n rnol(1 ' new Pharmacy, 14th
and Monroe streets northwest.
Evening of Secred Music.
At the Eckington Presbyterian rhurch i
last evening, under the direction of Miss '
M. < athariue Linton, the organist of
the church, the excellent program for
an "Evening of Sacred Music," nnh
lished in Saturday s Star, was sucrest
fully presented. In addition, as a volun
tary, Miss Linton played Kinder"?* "Ber
ceuse." and a hymn composed by the
organist .and dedicated to a mission in
? hfna, at Suchien, was sung by the
choir. Mrs. Philander Betts sang "The
f enitent, by \an de Water, in spl> n
?!id voice; and the violin solos, 'Ber
. -use." by Nesvera, and "The Deluge "
by Saint Saens. were exquisitely rendered
by M. Beaumont Glass. The anthems
b\ the choir were also sung with line
Golden A Co.'s Milk-Fed Chickens
are always fresh killed, tender and de
l'< ous. Look for metal seal At dealers'
Ad V
London Office of The Star.
The London oftu e The star, at 3
I'? -f i is maintained for the con
n. c ... Washing"..) t rcp.f traveling
mi Lutopi' Any one b- ion g<> nt; to fcTu
"?re. should come to The Star office ii>
Washington, and make arrangements for
tlie full use of the London office. A
letter introducing the traveler will be
given, and full instructions issued from
this office to the Ixmdon office to take
care of his needs, forwarding mail, etc.
All friends of The Star are cordially in
vited to avail themselves of these facili
ties without cost.
Automobile and Sheds Burn Up in
South Washington?Gas
Plant in Danger.
Absence of water service along Doug
lass avenue, Kenilworth, this morning,
contributed to the destruction by fire of
the homes of Augustus Moten and
Thomas Minor. The Hlllbrook chemical
company was unable to cope with the
blaze. A second alarm was sounded, call
ing help from the city.
The tire started in the kitchen at the
Moten house shortly before 4 o'clock and
was discovered by a stepdaughter of Mo
ten. She was sleeping In the dining room
on the lower floor and was awakened by
the odor of smoke.
Opening the door from the dining room
into the kitchen, the child found the
kitchen all in flame. She called to her
mother and stepfather, asleep on the up
per floor.
They hurried to the kitchen and did
what they could to fight the fire. Unable
to accomplish much, the alarm was sent
in from box OSo.
The firemen labored hard to prevent the
spread of the flames. Persons living along
Douglass avenue and the police succeeded
in saving the contents of the houses.
With considerable difficulty a third house
was saved from destruction.
The two families made homeless by the
fire were sheltered at the homes of neigh
The damape is estimated at ?1 350. Both
houses were insured.
The object lesson brought to the atten
tion of residents of that section will be
followed by a renewal of the tight for
water service. The qnestion has been
discussed a number of times at meetings
of the Kenilworth Citizens' Association.
Automobile Burns Up.
Fire shortly after 1 o'clock yesterday
afternoon in South Washington destroy
ed a touring car valued at about $2,700.
the property of George E. Barber, coal
dealer, and also did about $500 damage
to several sheds and contents.
The f'am?s had gained some headway
when d covered. Oil and gasoline in the
automobile taking fire, an explosion was
Sp-ead o* the flames to dwellings was
prevented by the firemen after five sheds
had been practically destroyed. Firemen
remained about the hurned buildings
un'il 4he last spark had died away.
There was nothing to indicate the
origin of the fire. The loss is partly
covered by insurance.
Excitement was caused in Southeast
Washington last evening when a bright
blaze was discovered a short distance
Trom ti e plant of the Washington Gas
Light Cnmj any, 12th and M streets. It
was fej.red that the plant of the com
pany was in dagger.
The fi?-e department succeeded in ex
tinguishing the blaze before any dam
age had resulted. The flre was caused
by the burning of refuse oil that had
run from the plant into a ravine.
Blaze in Bonaparte Home.
No. 1 engine company responded to a
local alarm of flre yesterday afternoon
about 2:45 o'clock, the alarm having
been sent In because of a blaze in the
chimney at the house of Mrs. Caroline
Bonaparte, widow of Jerome N. Bona
parte, lt>27 K street. The blaze
was extinguished before any damage
had been caused.
About $5 damage was caused by a blaze
in a rear room at the house of Alex
ander Carroll, 1127 lfith street north
east, about 3:45 o'clock yesterday after
noon. No. 10 engine company assisted
in preventing the blaze from spreading
to other parts of the house.
No. 10 engine company responded to a
local alarm -yesterday afternoon, and
found a blaze in the chimney of house
231 10th street northeast. No damage
Watch for a City?Randle Highlands.?
Illustrated Lecture on the Aqueduct
and Filtration Plant.
"The Washington Aqueduct and Filtra
tion Plant," will be the topic of an il
lustrated lecture by Col. E. D. Hardy, su
perintendent of the filtration plant, Wed
nesday evening next at 7:45 o'clock. This
lecture Is given under the auspices of
the National Association of Stationary
Engineers, at Its hall, 1200 Pennsylva
nia avenue northwest.
The lecture, to which the public Is in
vited, Is said to be a most instructive
one, as Col. Hardy shows, with the aid
of sereopticon. the minutest detail of the
course of water through the aqueduct, to
the filtration plant, and then to the city's
Bodman Wanamaker Presents
American and Papal Colors.
Rodman Wanamaker, son of John Wan
amaker of Philadelphia, presented the
distinguished party of Catholic prelates,
clergy and laymen who sailed Thursday
for Rome to attend the golden jubilee
celebration of the American College with
225 American flags and the same number
of papal flags. These will be waved
when the party is granted an audience
with Pope Plus X.
The festivities will be held from June
0 to 1R. The party will arrive in Rome
about June 1.
It Is made up of Mgr. Falconio, the
papal delegate; Archbishop Farley of
New York; Bishop McDonnell of Brook
lyn; Bishop Kelley of Savannah. Bishop
Burke of St. Joseph, Mo,; Bishop Cor
rigan and about 100 priests and as many
Memorial Day at Pen Mar
or Gettysburg,
May 31. via Pennsylvania Railroad. Only
$2 round trip. Special train leaves Wash
ington 8:05 a.m.; returning, leaves Pen
Mar at 6 p.m.; Gettysburg, 6:10 p.m.?
President Bides to Church.
President Taft went to All Souls'
Church yesterday in the White House
Rev. Ulysses G. B. Pierce, pastor of the
church, delivered the sermon and chris
tened little Miss Catherine Stanbury Rap
ley, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.
R. Rapley and grandaughter of the late
W. W. Rapley.
At the close of the sermon In the after
noon President Taft went horseback rid
ing with Gen. Edwards and C&pt. Butt
of the army.
Great Thermometer in Washington.
For recording temperature during siz
zling days of July and August and incl
| dentally other times during the year, a
twelve-foot thermometer?the third larg
est in this country-has been placed in
front of Affleck's drug store. To Insure
the accurate registration of the tempera
ture, the decree lines on the s.-ale are put
on by hand and are not the same dis
tance apart. The differences in the space
between the degree lines allow for slight
differences in the bore of the tube and
the difference in the expansion of the
spirit at high and low temperature.
Building Permits I~~ued.
The fvll'JWing bui.dinn permits were Is
.-ued iiiiiay:
To J i ii.? .VI. Schaefer, for one t\\ j
story brick dwelling on the corner of 10th
and Monroe streets, Brookland, D. C.;
architect. Mr. Wolfstein; builders, Mc
intosh & Hickman; estimated cost.
To James h. Parsons, for one tin* ?
story brick dwelling at 1S47 Kaloraina
road northwest; architect, Arthur B. ilea
ton: bul der. James L. Parsons; esti
mated cost, |15,0U0.
Interment in Rock Creek Cemetery.
Twenty-Two Years a Resident
of District of Columbia.
Funeral services over the body of Phil
ip P. Rouse, who died yesterday morn
ing at 11:30 o'clock, will be held tomor
row afternoon at McKendree Methodist
Episcopal Church at 3 o'clock. They
will be conducted by Rev. Dr. R. L.
Wright and Rev. E. L. Hubbard.
Interment will take place at Rock Creek
cemetery. The funeral procession will in
clude many members of Columbia Com
mandery, Knights Templar.
Mr. Rouse had been a resident of Wash
ington for about twenty-two years, liis
illness started In 1908, and his health va
ried from time to time. He finally suc
cumbed to a variety of diseases.
He was a native of New York state,
born in Matteawan, in 1847. He showed
an early aptitude for business, for he was
only twenty-one when he opened a fancy
goods store in Brooklyn, N. Y., and con
ducted it successfully for about twenty
years. When he was a young man in
Brooklyn he married Miss Ada Woglom,
daughter of the chief of police of Brook
lyn at that time. Mr. Rouse came to
Washington in 1NS7 and remained here
continuously thereafter. He was in busi
ness on New York avenue at the time
of death.
The Masonic ceremonies which will be
made part of the funeral services tomor
row will be witnessed and will be partici
pated in by many members of the fra
ternity. Mr. House worked continuously
for the good of the order, and has held
many offices in various lodges.
He was past master of Hope Ijndge, No.
JO; past hitch priest of Columbia Royal
Arch Chapter. No. 1. and was In line for
the office of commander of Columbia
Commandery No. '1. He was also a
Shriner and a member of Washington
Council of Royal and Select Masters; past
secretary of Columbia Royal Arcli Chap
ter. No. 1, and sentinel of I^afayette
Chapter, and a member of the Grant!
l.odjre of the District of Columbia.
Those of his family surviving him are
his widow and seven children. Albeit,
Charles P., Ollie, Lorena, Ada and May
Rouse, and Mrs. J. N. Wigginton. Five
grandchildren also survive.
Healthful and Enjoyable Recreation
riding through the suburbs In a T. T. Co.
cab. Very moderate charges. Phone N. liili!.
When He Is a Policeman Ring
Goes to General Fund.
"Finders keepers" was not written for
the members of the Washington police
department, and is not true so far as they
are concerned.
Policeman Beauregard of the sixth pre
cinct recently made application to Police
Chief Richard Sylvester to have returned
to him a diamond ring which he found
in July, 1008. and which is In the hands
of the property clerk and still unclaimed.
Reporting on the matter. Corporation
Counsel E. H. Thomas said to the Com
"Ordinarily the finder of property has
a srood title to the article found as against
all the world except the true owner.
"As to lost property found by members
of the police department, however, the
rule of the common law has been changed
by sections 410, 41t? and 417 of the Re
vised Statutes relating to the District of
Columbia. By sections 410 and 41tf, po
licemen are required to turn over such ar
ticles to the property clerk of the police
department, and by section 417 the prop
erty clerk is required to hold them for a
period of six months and then to sell
them, 'and the proceeds of such sale
shall be paid into the policemen's fund.' "
Baccalaureate Sermon Delivered to
Howard University Students.
Continuing the annual commencement
ceremonies at Howard University, tne
baccalaureate sermon was preached yes
terday afternoon at 4 o'clock in Rankin
Memorial Hall by Dr. W. P. Thirkield,
president of the university.
The students assembled in the main hall
of the university, under the direction of
Dr. W. V. Tunnelle, and marched to the
chapel, led by the choir. Prayer was
offered by Dr. George O. little and a
liberal collection was taken for the Col
ored Social Settlement House, which is in
charge of Miss Florence Bibb, a grad
uate of the university.
Dr. Thirkield took as the text for his
sermon Luke, x:27?"Thou slialt love the
Liord, thy God, and thy neighbor as thy
self." It was a plea for the service of
humanity, under the inspiration of the
love of God.
Dr. Thirkield said that love is the basis
of all moral excellence and is the hignest
quality of the moral life. God al>ove all
is a holy loving will. The center of per
sonality is the will. The basis of a holy
life is not mere emotion and sentiment,
but unity with the ethical will of God.
This is the foundation of character.
"In the midst of trials and wrongs?re
verses and discouragements?get the atti
tude of Jesus, who seemed to look on the
world from above, with optimism, cour
age, vision, hope."
Addressing the class he said:
"Great problems await you. We are not
here required to solve problems. We are
here to do our duty?to serve our genera
tion?to do justly, love mercy and walk
humbly with our G*?d. Jesus was the
great problem solver. He does it not by
proposing patent nostrums for present
ills. He did It first by His life of love, gen
tleness and sacrifice, and then He set
great principles in motion and let them
work their way into the thought and con
science of mankind.. He forgot self. He
gave His life. Keep ever in thought our
motto: 'Culture for Service.'
"Be grounded in the doctrine of the
essential nobility of exaltation of service.
Let your sympathy and service be as
broad as humanity."
The class day exercises of the graduat
ing class of the College of Arts and
Scinece and Teachers' College were begun
this afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Season Will Begin at Rock Point,
Md., Late This Week.
At Rock Point, Md., in the Wicomico
river and at other points along the Poto
mac and its tributaries the men who en
gage in crabbing have been busily em
ployed a week or longer in overhauling the
boats, lines and other paraphernalia used
in the industry in preparation for the
starting of the crabbing season this week.
During the warm weather of last week
quite a number of fine big crabs were
caught in the lower river, but the com
ing of the cool rainy spell put a stop to
,the crab fishing for the time. In tlie lat
ter part of this week the crabbers will<
set their lines and the crabbing season
will be on. If the coming season i* as
successful as was that of last year, many
thousand hard-shelled crabs will be caught
and shipped to th;s market. I.ast year
from Rock Point alone it was not un
common for the steamers coming to this
city to take aboard a hundred or more
barrels of the shell fish. Soft crabs were
being caught In good numbers In the Po
tomac before the recent northeaster, and
it is expected that the shipments of the
delicacy to this city will be resumed
within the next few days.
Education of the Negro.
Declaring the great need of the negro
race today to be moral and social de
velopment, and Inss Intellectual. Prof.
Jesse Lawson addressed the Interdenomi
national Bible Co lege, in Plymouth Con
gregational Church, yesterday afternoon
on tba "Vacant Chair In Our Educational
System." Other speakers along similar
lines were Rev. A. C. Garner, L. M. Her
shaw. Rev. S. N. Brown and A. H. Mat
Ministers and Laymen at Memorial
Meeting Unite in Praise of
Great Churchman.
Ministers and laymen united at the
Mount Vernon Place M. B. Church South
jesterday afternoon In paying tribute to
the memory of the late Bishop Charles B.
Galloway of Mississippi. Included in the
large audience of Methodists was a large
delegation of the Mississippi Society of
In speaking of the dead prelate, Harry
Peyton, formerly assistant to the Attor-1
ney General, said: "He was a powerful,
militant, cavalier bishop, and I often
think that had he lived in the days of the
X rusaders what a magnificent knight he
would have made. Like Henry of
Navvarre, his white plume would have
waved at the forefront of battle for his
God. It was so in his own day in a
modern way."
Mr. Peyton declared that in his esti
mation no man possessed more compelling
oratory and more magnetism than Gal
loway?chosen to the episcopacy from the
editorial chair of a newspaper.
Rev. J. Howard Wells, pastor of Mount
\ ernon Church, spoke at some length, and
during his remarks declared that no man
was more influential in welding the bonds
of understanding and comity between the
two branches of the Methodist Kpiscopal
family than the late bishop.
Rev. J. W. R. Snmwalt, District su
perintendent of Methodist Kpiscopal
churches, also spoke of the Intiuenc<v the
deceased prelate exercised to bring the
two branches of Methodism together.
"All Methodism knew and loved and
honored him." said Dr. Sumwalt. "Since
the news of his death came the Methodist
Episcopal Church has mourned with as
sincere, genuine and profound a sorrow
as the members of the church he chose
to serve. Methodism has lost one of her
leaders in his soing from us. He was
one of those who. after the separation
and the strife, reached out his hand,
seeking for a common ground on which
we all might stand, and now across that
ever-narrowing gulf he is one of the
stoutest bridges.
"He was a man; and what a privilege
and a help it Is to know such a one!?
a man whom office cannot deflect, whom
the spoils of office cannot buy, who can
look a demagogue in the eye' and damn
his flatteries without a flicker of fear!"
Rov. Dr. W. V. Tudor, first pastor of
Mount Vernon Church, said Bishop Gal
loway was the youngest prelate In the
Methodist Episcopal Church South, hav
intr been elected in his thirty-seventh
year. "Clergymen have been known to
aspire to high office as a gratification
? o their ambitions." said Dr. Tudor, "but
such ambition rould not grasp, and did
not grasp. Dr. Galloway."
A quartet composed of Mrs. Charles
Baylev, Miss Marjorle Folin, Miss Flor
ence Keen and Mrs. Salome W. Sanders
sang "Into the Silent Lands" and "Abide
With Me." A contralto solo, "There Is
a I,and." was sunn by Miss Eva Whit
ford. with violin obligato by Mr. Mein
A Woman Cannot Be Convinced
bv a poor argument. Good housewives
order James F. Oyster's Elgin Creamery
Butter because they know it's best. More
popular every day. Store, 9th and Pa. ave.
Larger Building Wanted to Meet
Future Condition^.
The need for a new and larger building
to house the Eastern High School is em
phasized in a resolution recently adopted
by the East Washington Citizens' As
sociation. a copy of which has been sent
to the District Commissioners.
The resolution itself declared that in
the opinion of the association "after a
careful inquiry into the present condi
tions and prospective needs of high school
huildinprs an appropriation of not less
than Sl.'io.oni) is necessary to purchase a
suitable site for such building as is
needed to meet the requirements of high
school accommodations for the eastern
part of this city."
Popular Excursion, Sunday, May 30,
Baltimore and Ohio R. R.
SI round trip to Harpers Ferry and Mar
tinsbure. 51.35 to Berkeley Springs and *2
to Cumberland. Special train leaves Union
station fc:15 a.m., returning same dav.?
Dnce Popular Excursion Buildings at
Lower Cedar Point Disappearing.
The buildings on the old excursion
ground at Lower Cedar Point, years
ago one of the popular points on the
Potomac, are slowly disappearing, and
it is but a question of a few years be
fore they will all be gone. During one
of the spring gales that have swept
over the river with unusual violence this
year, the old dining pavilion, where the
excursion parties from this city were
served oysters, soft shell crabs, fish and
other products of the water, was blown
down, and it now lies on the ground, a
mass of broken beams and twisted Iron.
The dancing pavilion has been under
mined by the water, and looka as if it
would float away on any high tide With
in the past few years the river has made
great inroads upon tiie land at Cedar
point, in spite of the building of water
breaks and other efforts to stop It.
Cedar point has the largest and finest
wharf on the river, and is a stopping
place for the river steamers, but no ex
cursionists have gone there in the past
fifteen years.
Swift or Co.'s sales of Fresh Beef in
Washington, D. C., for the week endinsr
Saturday, May 22. averaged 9.28 ets. per lb
Prof. Lawson Favors Moral and
Social Development.
"The Vacant Chair in Our Educational
System" was the principal topic discussed
before a special session of the Interde
nominational Bible College at the Ply
mouth Congregational Church yesterday
Prof. Jesse Lawson said: "The great
need of the colored people Is moral and
social development, and so far as their
immediate education is concerned, the
emphasis* should be placed on morality
rather than upon intellectuality. Under
our present system we are producing
smart men, and I fear at the expense of
great man."
L. M. Hershaw said that greater eco
nomic and social efficiency should be de
veloped In the education" of the colored
.Rev. Sterling N. Brown thought that
greater familiarity with the Bible was
a source of strength, and he urged a
searching of the scriptures.
Babies and Tired
Mothers Find Comfort
in Cuticura.
Sle?p for skin-tortured babtea and rmt tor tind
In . hot bath with cStteS
? K^ntle aootatlng with Cuticura Olnt
J5*Jt. the irfit Skla Cure. Thla treatment af
Sl^IL.h?n^l,t? rr",ef ln th* 100,1 diatreaalng form*
of Itching, burning, acaly and cruated hunion.
.ra*h*g, IrrltatloM and cbaflnci of fn
whSZ el? rn??" "d potau to ? ?"??a* can>
Will Propose Changes to Building,
Health and Police Regulations
and Congressional Action.
Practical suggestions made during the
sessions of the National Conference on
City Planning, held last Friday and Sat
urday, -Rill be tabulated and brought to
the attention of the District Commission
ers for local application by Commissioner
The president of the District board
found in the discussions many arguments
for improvement which have been urged
before Congress, along the line of con
verting alleys into minor streets, the
reclamation of the Anacostia flats, the
development of the park system in the
newer sections of the city and the im
provement of the water front.
Will Try to Apply Ideas.
"I followed closely the addresses and
discussions at the city planning confer
ence sessions," said Commissioner Mac
farland today, "with a view .to getting all
the practicable suggestions possible for
the improvement of our conditions here.
"A number of practical suggestions
were made, which, either by act of Con
gress or by amendment of building,
health, police or other regulations, could,
I think, be put in force here with ad
vantage. I shall have those suggestions
tabulated and take them up with the
Commissioners with a view to such action
as will be most profitable.
"The recent decision of the Supreme
Court of the United States to which ref
erence was frequently made upheld the
validity of the law providing different
limits of heights for buildings in different
sections of the city, sustains the difference
made here between the height of build
ings on resident streets and the height of
buildings on business streets and may be
used still further to regulate the height
of buildings by sections instead of streets.
Police Power Invoked.
"It is clear also that much can be
done under the general police power
for the improvement of sanitary and
other conditions. Of course, what we
want immediately here is a new law
that will meet the decision of the Su
preme Court of the United States in
the Brandenburg case, so as to perfect
the conversion of alleys into minor
streets, together with a better provi
sion for houses with low rents for
those who have been living in ? the
cheap alley houses and elsewhere
which have been condemned under the
insanitary buildings law. The work
under that act is hound to go on and
already something less than '-',000 peo
ple have been displaced.
"The President's homes commission
has suggested that provision be made
for a loan of money by Congress to
building associations organized for the
purpose of building sanitary houses,
for such low rentals as will bring them
within the reach of unskilled labor,
since private philanthropic effort has
not sufficed for this purpose.
"Of course, our general plans for the
improvement of the park system, in
cluding the treatment of the Rock
Creek valley and of the Anacostia ba
sin, and the wharf.front, will be press
ed before Congress. Every citizen
ought to see the exhibit of city plans
now being shown at the Raleigh Ho
The "Tumble" in Butter Prices
makes it easier than ever for the house
wife to obtain D. William Oyster's de
licious Elgin creamery butter. Try it. 340
Center market, Western & Riggs markets.
Response to Committee's Appeal for
Funds Is Prompt.
Contributions for the "safe and
sane" Fourth of July celebration con
tinue to come in to the treasurer of
the joint committee of the Board ot
Trade and Chamber of Commerce, W.
V- Cox. president of the Second Na
tional Bank.
He expressed gratification today at the
response to the committee s appeal and
the hope that other contributions
would be as promptly and as gener
ously made.
The contributions received today
were as follows:
Previously acknowledged, $2."?5; W.
A. Slater. S'Jj; Hennen Jennings, $25;
Arnold Hague. $1<?; Henry B. F. Mac
farland, $10; W. V. Cox. $10; Judge I.
(J. Kimball. $10: Dr. Charles Wood,
$5; John B. Slemen. jr. $5.
You Can Do Business
on a small capital if you invest a little
of it in the classified columns of The Star.
An inexpensive ad. often brings big re
Leroy Frost Charged With Forgery.
Detective Evans left Washington this
morning for Norfo'k, Va., to bring back
to this city Leroy Frost, a carpenter, of
i:KKS Potomac street southeast, who is
accused of having forged his wife's name
to tk check and obtained $.'{."i0 from a lo
cal bank. It is alleged by Mrs. Julia
Frost, the wife, who is said to own
property, that her husband signed her
name to a check April :??. and that he
disappeared the next day. She informed
the local police, which resulted in the ar
rest of Frost yesterday in Norfolk.
Playgrounds Around Churches.
A plan to link the playgrounds and the
churches was unfolded to the congrega
tion of the Hamline M. E. Church yester
day by Rev. R. G. Bovllle of New York, a
member of the national vacation Bible
study committee. Mr. Boville said (he
committee wanted to establish play
grounds on the open spaces surrounding
churches. This has the twofold advan
tage. explained Mr. Boville, of providing
a playground and keeping the children
near the church. He gave instances of
the plan in operation in New York, Pitts
burg, Philadelphia. Albany and Boston.
Peptiroin Pills
lronlze the blood, tone the nerves, strengthen
the stomach, aid digestion and promote sweet,
restful, natural sleep. They are chocolate
coated. acceptable to the stom
arh and easily assimilated.
and the best medicine for
apemic. pale, nervous and dys
peptic men. women and chil
dren and all sufferers from
the effects of the strenuous
life of today. Price, 60c or ft. Oi Jruggists. or
by mail.
O. I. HOOD CO., Lowei* Mass.
TRUTH telling ill ads is
a great force for future
business?otherwise the
goods tell on themselves
to your detriment.
We can write truthful
ads that are forceful
enough to cause interested
inquiry. The result is you
make permanent customers.
We write for all
lines of business.
We write the
right ads to
make advertising
good advertising.
L. P. Darrell Adv. Agency,
f; P-. Darrell. Rooms 1O2-103-1O4.
'? ' ' V . Evening Star Kldg.
| I . i. ilu.k/. i'iiour "T.1 in CU3.
Twenty-Nine Different Samples
Tried by Geological Survey.
The peolojfioal survey has been testing
different explosives for use in coal mines.
It has tried out twenty-nine different sam
ples at the experiment station outside
Pittsburg: and has put seventeen of them
on the permissible list. Other specimens
will be tested as rapidly as possible.
The explosives are tired in a pteel gal
lery in the presence of fire damp, air
damp and coal dust and of mixtures of the
three. Each explosive is tried ten times
before being declared safe. One of the
chief features o fthe explosive that is
noted is the dnration of its flame. This
with safe explosives is much shorter than
the flame of black powder, which is com
monly used in the mines and which has
been adopted as a unit of measure.
Proposed Confederate Memorial.
The Confederate Veterans in the Dis
trict are manifesting much interest in the
memorial building it is proposed to erect
in Richmond. According to Capt. J. M.
Hickey of the lo^al association of Con
federates, the executive committee of the
[Confederate Memorial Association has ob
taind a site in Richmond for the erection
of a memorial building. The site, valued
at $25,000, is on Monument avenue, near
the monument of Jefferson Davis, and it
is proposed by the committee to begin the
erection of the building at once. This
building, to cost no less than $'JH0.<iOO, will
contain a large auditorium and museum,
where relics, books and historical matter
pertaining to the south and the war will
be kept.
The site was donated by the city of
That Most Excellent Coffee,
Morning Star blend. 2."?c pound. Watson
I & Hollister, Center market.
Mrs. Florence Romaine of 18,'U Cali
fornia street reported to the police of
the tenth precinct that while she was
| absent from her home about 5 o'clock
yesterday afternoon some one entered the
place and stole Jl'J.OO from a pocket
You Can Depend on Schneider's
"Malt" Bread always being pure, whole
some and deliciou.". Scientific mixing and
perfect baking, together with honest in
gredients, insure uniformity. Grocers', 5c.
"Goodies" to Tempt the Palate.
Table luxuries from every clime. Choicest
[ wines & liquors. Jas. D. Donnelly, 14th jk I.
Safest Storage for Silverware,
furniture and other household effects'. Only
$2 month up for fireproof sanitary rooms.
Packing, hauling, shipping. Washington
Safe Deposit Co.. OH! Pa. av. Phone ^?#1.
I There's No Question About the Value
of Beers Like Heurich's.
Purity and tonic properties make them
the most helpful of all beverages. 2 doz.
Imager, $1.50; 2 doz. Maerzen or Senate,
$1.75; bot. rebate, .W\ Phone W'. 1H00.
Any Kind of Laths You Want
I?spruce, yellow pine, cypress, etc. Any
| Quantity delivered. Eisinger Bros., 210f)7th.
Heurich's Amber-Colored "Senate"
?Beer represents the highest attainment
in brewing in America. It's made of choic
1 est materials' and Is ten months old. At
grocer's or phone Arlington Bottling Co.
Best Elgin Butter, 27c;
Full Cream Cheese, 15c; 10c Evap. Milk,
fie; Fish Roe, 8c; Maine Corn, 8c; Pears,
7c; 2 cans Lemon-cling Peaches' for 25c;
4 lbs. Fancy Large Prunes, 25c; 4 lbs.
Head Rice, 25c; large bottles Molasses,
10c; Cider Vinegar, 5c; Quaker Wheat
Berries, 5c. 143,8 P st. n.w. and J. T. D.
Pyles' other stores. my22-3t
How About a Box of Brownley's
Crushed Milk Chocolate, 40c lb? 1205 G.
All the Spring Sea Food
specialities are being served daily at Har
vey's as only Harvey's can prepare them.
Soft crabs, deviled crabs and broiled live
lobsters at their best. Special noon lunch
[ bill served daily. Music evenings.
Christian Xaroder's
eflle of Nelson,
$1.50 Full Quart.
This rrand old Bourbon
- whisky ha* not Its equaI In
* the entire country. Only
? obtainable at the
("Quality House," 909 7th St.
No brunches. I'hone M. 274.
.... . .(&
?Wo offer to develop nil roll films free to
demonstrate our ability and to acquaint
you with the bouse Belling ANTI-TRl'ST
M. A. Leese,
Stands for quality ~
WHISKY at a low \ I f|(|
price. Bottle * ?vJ\J
Chase Kraemer,
mv22 10d
A good Paint Brush goes
with every can of those peer
less Ready-mixed Paints?
paints best for all purposes.
115c Can Up.
Floor Stains. 15c can up.
Roehdale Discounts allowed.
Paint and Glass D*pot
^ 913 7th st. n.w.
my 22-5J0il
ors of known ability; est. 1892; academy, 71!>
6th n.w.; all dances taoiht; private lessons
day or evnp. Class, Tl., Th. ev's, 7 to 11; mi
clal dance at !?. uili2-i*)t
st. Private leswns. 50c. Waltz & two-step jpiar
snteed 5 lessons; barn dance. 2. Clas> Tues.. Sat.
evgs.. 25c. Ballroom for rent. $5. Phone W.1129.
t>.-.2*-f f.eSn.4 '
mew d Ton>flhta*^;2?
Mutlueea Wed. A
Sat., 2."k-, 80c.
NIGHT PRICKS. 25c. 50c, 75c.
Aboro Opera Co.
National Thssler
Thursday, May 27,2 p. m.
n ? _ f Orchestra (5
HriCeS Halt our ,f3 and $2
? j Gallery *1
Gayety Theater nTEar?bct'
The eoole>t i?laee of amusement In the city.
Matinee Every l>av.
/ ?ia.>s ahead of theui all.
? Fun. Music and "Nifty" G'rls.
?Presenting t?ro new. snanpv cinserr Ausical
comedies. AFFINITY BEACH and THK
sqfaw uiki.'s round-IP.
Supported by mii Unexcelled Company of Player*.
A Heal l?he Hurl.-i|i?. Shun .
Next W'wk -TIIK lNNo? KNT MAIDS.
niy24 ??t.!<?
The Mfs*m. Shu!?n I'rownt. the First
I'lnie on Anv Stage.
A Four-act t'ometly I >ramn hy
Willi Mr. Itichtnan In I ho Loading Ro|c.
W RI) MAT Iji4i Free If with Geu'lomm.
Mat?.. l.V hdiI 2.V?. Night*. 2Th-, ."Be and .W.
Bl.VJI fit. |o
Matln<r? Ti??l?v. Thursday, Saturday.
Fits ??l mi ASKKSiM
Nightly ascensions at matinees 4 10,
of the Moroimiit .mii.I j>.i?-?i tiuflumper,
$I.?hi VAl DEVILI.E FOR 10c.
\\ ashington Canoe Club Minstrels
Chase's Theater Two Nights.
May .'{1 ?tul Juno 1. Monday and Tuesday.
Don't fall to h<*nr Ha*ry Slovens sing Ron Jud
snn's now song. "Golden Moon." AND
Tlokot*. $1. 7-V mill .Vl.? now selling al T.
Arthur Smith's Agency. 1411 F ?t. inv24?itl0
German Volksfest
By tho
<"h >rals hy the United Singing SH ietirs.
? Elalmrato Program.
Admission. IS cent*. including ttioior oar rid?
to and from 1.1th and 11 ?treets n.e.
Children's Dancing Kermiss
MAY 2.". AT 8 O'CLOCK.
Reserved sents, 50c, 75<; and now selling
at box office. niy2tVrit.oSii.10
Colonial Theater.
Wonderful Attractions This Week
Tho celebrated ??powellg." world-famed con
tortionists; don't miss thorn. Warrou and Mal
loy will entertain you. Hurry Newman In eccen
trio son? and danoo. Tommy Harris makes yon
lauch. and tho motion pictures will instruct. At
good a show fur 10c as you have oftcu paid 504
to Wl>.
Pickwick Theater.
Latost productions In motion plcturoa of high tou.
Palace Theater.
Clean. clever and lifelike talea.
Comical and sentimental.
my24 tf.24
May 31-Opening Day.
hevy Chase Lake.
Finest picnic facilities. 20 aere?
shade. pure, water. Adequate car sorv
loo. Grand oveninc concert hy section
Dancing. Admission Free.
May Carnival.
Annuiall Appearance of
Cora B. Slhreve
And Her Remraarkablle
Juvenile Performers,
Thursday* Friday and Saturday,
May 27, 28 and 29, 8 P.M.
ADMISSION". 23c. ."iOc Hnd 73c.
All seats roaerviHl Box Office on and after May
24. }? a.m. my?l-?t.35
At Twin Oaks
Woodley lane, country residence of Mr*. Charles
J. Bell. Monday. May 24. .". to 7. Tickets. In
cluding tonilioia anil refreshments. $1.1)0. Tick
ets for bridge tournament. $1.00 extra. Tickets
for sale s?t the Arts and ('raft* School. 1112
Conn. ave.; Mrs. Henry Cleveland Perkins. 1701
Conn, avo.; T. Arthur Smith's. 1411 F at., and
at the entrance. Carriage# at Cleveland Park
station. Chevy Phase road. myl7-8t
Qlen Echoii|MiM_^
Free Dancing. Motion Pictures. New Feature a,
etc. Ideal for Family and Belle aod Beau.
Hon. George R. Wendling,
The brilliant and eloquent orator.
Chase's Theater,
Wednesday evening. May 28. 1IHW. 8 p.m.
Benefit Arlington Confederate Monument Fund.
Seats now on sale at box office.
Moonlight and Dancing
Steamer St, Johns.
Wednesday, May 26,
Thursday, May 27,
Friday, May 28.
Leaving 7lh at. nharf at 7 p.m.
Il.tiue ajmin 11 l? m.
Four Hours of Pleasurable Delight.
FARE, round trip 2fte.
Decorafion Day Trip* Colonial Reach. Satur
day. May 28. ?? p.m.; Sunday. May ."to. 9 a.m.
uiy24-5t -2T?
orfolk & Washington
Steamboat Company.
Leave Washington dally at 6:45 p.m.
Arrive Fort Monroe 7:00 a.m.
Arrive Norfolk 8:00 i.n.
Arrive Portsmouth 8:30 a.m.
General ticket oltloe. 70." 14th st . Colorade
bide (phone 1520). or 7th ?t. wharf (phone 3T6Q).
K W. H. CALLAHAN. Gen. Pas*. Aft.
FROM 10 A.U. TO 3 P.M.

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