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Store Closed at 5 P*m'
, ' ? 11 ?
Saturdays at I p.m.
?
Outing
Requisites
YOUR Outfit
Should! Include.
OU Avill find here
many things that will
add to, the comfort'
and pleasure of yotir
vacation, he it passed in cot
tage or camp. For instance:
"Mooseiiead"A!liLiiniiimm
Camping Outfit.
Kvery cumplng parly should have
rnie of theyo liasidj outfit*. Contains
;? cooking pots, fry puns. 4 cup.i,
1 c offer* ik>?. 4 knives and forks,
I teaspoons. 4 tablespoons, 4 plates
and 4 bowls. all made of aluminum
~!ieli' and compact. the entire out
fit b< ;ne parked In the _ Q
larger pot. < 'omplcte outfit. ?J>Io.OO
The "lil&wkeye"
Re !ir;ge rater Basket
?Is practically a "traveling ice
cJM-s-t." Requires but a t--nia.ll piece
of ire to keep the contents of
basket coo! and fresh for twelve
or fourteen hours.
Pricc. S3.75 each.
Thermos Bottles
Overcome the one objection to an
other-vise perfect outing?enable jou
i i<> enjoj your favorite beverage, as
? fresh as when first made, and at
J tlie riKiit temperature. Invaluable i|j
t<* auioists. tourists, in
the nursery, etc. Prices... o3-00 Up !':
"QSow" N"*ght Lamps.
A valuable acquisition to the out
ing equipment. Will burn all night
for a week with one tilling of oil.
i.'LKAN, ?AFE and convenient.
A RSOU TKT.Y ODORLESS.
PRICK -25c
St25Man Safety Lamps
$1.25 tip.
DMlio <&
MartinCo,
Pottery. Porcelain. China. Glass. Silver, ete..
112115 F <& 112114=118 G St.
Weary nllk walk lag. Hon with work,
a few dropn of C'\ Disinfectant la the
water removes fatlarue, destroy* the
odor of pemplntloa, reduces lallam
iHatioa aad stimulates (he whole sys
tem.
Mold everywhere. 10c-23e-50r A f 1.00.
West Disinfecting Co.
9
?>
Genuine Khaki*
Fast color. Same as used
by .the officers of the U. S.
and British armies.
Norfolk Coats.. .$3.5?
Military Coats..$3.5?
Trousers ?S2.50
Riding Breecfces.$3,Q0,
Meyer's Military Shop,
11233 Pa. Ave. N.W.
jrl4-d.eSn.28
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{ CHOOSE FUEL
| On Its Merits.
?4"oke Is a clean, inexpensive ar.d a tiior
food fuel. Particularly desirable
"or summer conking. We'll supply you.
2? Bushels Large Oke. delivered... .$2.50
I 40 Du*hels Large Coke, delivered... .$3.70
. 00 Bashels Large Coke, delivered.... .$.1.SO
f 25 Bu?bels Cruahed Coke, delivered..?'>.00
? 40 Baehelt Crashed Coke, delivered. .$4 50
? 60 Boakels Crushed Coke, delivered. .$5.00
1 Washington Gaslight Co.,
? 410 TENTH STREET N.W. ?
iimuimiiI
FOR YOUR HAIR!
If ft? titII -ft::" Hair Toni?- dors not eradicate
dandruff, st"r> tiy Unir from falling out an.l
grow- tie* ba.r to y.:-nr entire sati.factlon **c
l'ill r?tnrn ^v?ry <-en: ?ou paid us for it. Surely
no offer could !*? fairer. Two size#, 50c and
?'.<??? 0*Pnnneirs Pharmacies, 904 F st. u.w..
?-'I an-I M sts. ?.tv.. 3d and Pa. ?re. ?.e.. :;2d
?r<l O "T*-. a.w. TTie net *11 Store*.
I"n <^eii ?? Cream. Is Always Good.
- ^
he Most Delicious *
Ice Cream & Ices *
?t-'
? f -made ui'der perfect conditions in ^;
' a newly eg'jtpped, up-to-date plant &
by masters In the business-. Order
Fusee Us Cream and Iocs by mall '?*
or phone.
Stop in our newly appointed 3*
* ] store any day or evening. 'S
IFUSSELL'
1324 14th St. Phone N. 192.
lyic.-d.esu
'i
,v*
WANTED.
Boys over 116 with bi
cycles can obtain employ
ment in our Messenger
Department.
Apply to
Postal lelegraph
Cable Company,
1345 Penna. Ave.
?016-2M
BurciheU's "Bouquet"
Coffee 25c lb.
Its p*rity and delicious
flavor make it a delight in
he household.
N. W. BURCHELL,
1325 F St
The simply made foulard gown developed in serviceable
colors is a necessary part of the wardrobe of every woman;
these little frocks fill so many wants, and arc useful for so
many and various occasions. This was developed in the
serviceable navy blue, spotted with white. The skirt, with
slightly high waistline, was cut with deep yoke below which
was a pleated flounce. The bodice was cut in pinafore effect,
with a soft fold of the goods on either shoulder, edged by
narrow ruffles of the same. A wide collar of lace made a
dainty finish at the neck. The sleeves are rather a departure,
having two comparatively large puffs above the elbow and
finished with a wide cuff of lace and folds.
SIMPLE HAIR TONICS THAT
MAY PREVENT GRAYNESS
Nourishing Lotions Made at Home From Pure In
* "* ' * f * ,
gredients Give Strength to-Hair,
Instead of resorting to dyes when the
hair becomes gray and loses the first
color of youth, why will' not women
adopt a course of treatment that will be
Improving and not injurious? As far as
I know there is no harmless dye, because
to "hold" a color the hair must be en
tisely freed of natural oils. And the ab
sence of these Immediately takes away
nourishment, and falling and breaking of
I the locks is a matter of a short time.
Scalp massage, brushing and carefully
selected tonics, to the contrary, may so
j Improve the condition as to bring the
, hair back to a most attractive state.
There is positively no excuse for the
"dead" aspect of so many women's heads,
for it is wholly due to carelessness in
one form or another.
Premature grayness, unless caused by
illness, may almost always be traced to
an absence of oils in the scalp. There
fore when a woman too young to lose the I
| natural color Jlnds that her tresses are j
changing she shall resort to applications
containing stimulating oils, or such In
gredients as nux vomica or Iron. For ex
ample, there is a mixture of an ounce
each of mercury oleate and oil of ergot.
This is to be perfumed with a few drops
' of oil <>f lavender and used when the
i hair is lusterless. Every niglit the
tresses should be divided into many
parts, into each line a little of the tonic
being applied, either with the linger lips
or a very small brush. Massaging must
then take place, going carefully over each
I section of the head. Massaging is not.
i as many persons seem to think, rubbing
the hair over the scalp, but is moving
the scalp on the skull, a process easily
accomplished by holding the lingers firm
ly, then bending them at the knuckles.
TO REDUCE FLESH.
?
j Soda baths will r'cduce flesh, but some
I da not approve of Ihem. considering them
| weakening and decidedly harmful if there
I is any heart weakness. A po/nd of
bicarbonate of soda and three pounds of
sal soda are put into a tub of hot water.
In which the patient stays with the body
immersed for fifteen or twenty minutes,
adding more hot water as the bath
cools. After that it is necessary to lie
down between blankets to induce further
perspiration. This Is repeated daily, l?ut
hard phvslcial exercise and care in the
diet are silso essential.
FADS FOR WOMEN.
Th* band of ribbon tied in a bow is
one of the prettiest garnitures for a
girl's head, and taking tills as a model.
I think an effective decoration could
be made for evening wear from a dainty
colored tulle. It would be fluffier looking
than the ribbon.
To make such a head ornament. on?
haif-inch hand of something stiff but
light (a' strand of straw would answer)
i could be covered with a thin silk In the
desired coloring, tulle the same shade
! to be shirred over it. adding as a finish
a rosette of the tulle. Elderly women
might like to adopt this in black tulle,
setting a rhlnestone button in the cen
ter of th?? rosette.
Even the tiniest tots are wearing col
ored frocks for afternoons this s-^ison.
1 saw recently a, group of little folk,
just learning to walk, and all of these
babies were dressed in daintily printed
dimity.
* One infant wore a dress that was in
the style of a French frock, the long
full waist joined to an equally full and
short skirt by a band of tlie Roods piped
; r.-ilh the prevailing color in tlu? diniliy.
1 The square ncck was similarly finished
j ar.d piped bands confined the puff sleeves.
I The others wore pretty models, each be
i lne tool and ? omfortable.
; Thrt separate coat is more -fashionable
! tha i ever before.
j AH w:iite seems (o be in the backsround
I just at present.
This forces the outer covering of -tlie head
to move, stimulating circulation and
working the tonic into the glands.
The method of massaging la always the
same, and is by no means difficult. If
greater heed is given to one section than
to another it must be to that above the
temples, where the hair is apt to fall
first and to lose color soonest.
A lotion that is easier to apply because
there is less likelihood of the hair becom
ing greasy is made from half a dram
each of terebene, borax and sulphur and
three ounces of lavender water. It is
put on the same way as the first.
Decidedly more stimulating than either
of the foregoing, and for that reason
better when the hair is decidedly in a
dead condition, is a tonic made from one
quarter of an ounce of violet ammonia, a
gill of rectified spirits, an eighth of an
ounce of sublimed sulphur, a quarter of
an ounce of tincture of cantharldes, an
ounce of glycerin, an eighth of an ounce
of phosphate of lime and a quarter ot' an
ounce of tincture of cinchona. The sul
phur should be put into the spirits, add
ing the lime and tinctures, followed by
the glycerin, and the ammonia last. It
must be well shaken. ,
If the scalp Is in a delicate condition
this may be irritating, in which case it
can be diluted with an equal amount of
glycerin and water. Should it still irri
tate it must be put aside to use when the
surface is stronger.
Were tonic? to be employed regularly
when the woman is young, hair would be
I prettier with advancing age. An appli
cation that supplies food in usual condi
tions and is adapted to almost any scalp
is made from half an ounce of alcoholic
i tincture of canrharides, three-quarterf of
i an ounce each of spirits of rosemary,
glycerin and aromatic vinegar and an
ounce and a half of rose water. Tn mix
ing the glycerin is put in last. Tlua
should be applied nightly to the scalp.
MARGARET MIXTER.
Dainty -Tea Edibles.
Sandwiches, salads, cakes and creams
| comprise the principal menu of the smart
! lawn tea. And as the fete is outdoors
| everything is made as onia mental as pos
sible. Indeed, it is no4uncommon thing
; to deck meat dishes, and especially pats
of sweet butter, with rims of field flow
ers: and when nasturtiums are In season,
I since they are edible, they are put in
; many salads.
Herb Sandwiches.
These arc made of buttered bread of
various sorts, with the addition of such
herbs as are in season. Lettuce, pepper
grass, water cress, peppermint, chives,
;etc.. are all used, the tilling merely .salted
and pepercd. or mixed with mayonnaise.
jThe strongly flavored herbs are finely
minced and sprinkled lightly over one
buttered slice, and when the other slice
is put on the sandwich Is trimmed into
shape, no ragged end of green being al
lowed to show.
Other herbs which may be used in this
way are parsley, sorrel, chervil, dandelion,
basil, thyme, horseradish (the leaves), tar
ragon. etc. Chopped olives, green pickles
and curry powder may also be employed,
(iluten and graham bread go best with
the tilling containing mayonnaise.
Tellow Tomato Salad.
llere is a very blithe dish for the out
door tea. for, artistically arranged, the
golden vtsgetables are as pretty as a bou
quet. Choose the small, bright egg to
matoes, scald, peel carefully, chili and
arrange in a pointed pyramid on tender
lettuce leaves on a yellow or green dish.
! I'our over them Wench dressing or add a
; uai of mayonnaise when serving each
! ulate.
Vinegar will remove lime spot- and soot
from an open chimney. Remove ink
stains with milk, and after soaking up all
that seems possible, either sprinkle thick
lv with salt or wash with a pure white
soap. L'se a clcan brush and warm water.
The Folly of Usin
Raw Milk
Many careful homes have quit using raw milk. They are now serving milk
without germs in it. They are cooking with milk twice as rich as before.
They are saving half on their milk bills. Will you let us tell you why?
*
The demand for Van Camp's Milk now is
so great that we milk 20,000 cows.
Yet we could not supply one hundredth
part the demand if all people knew about it.
Do you suppose that people will buy germ
laden milk when they once find a milk that
is pure?
Do you suppose they will ever again cook
with half-milk when they learn how whole milk
tastes ?
Do you suppose they will buy milk from
day to day when thcj* know what it means
to have a cow in the kitchcn?
You won't?nor will any one?after once
proving these facts.
A Germless Milk
van Camp's is a germless milk.
Every cow is inspected?so are the men
who milk them. No tubercular cows, no dis
eased milkmen, convey their infections to
Van Camp's Milk.
Our dairies are sanitary. Our creameries,
where the milk is evaporated, are built with
out wood. We make a business of cleanli
ness.
Then the milk is sterilized after the cans
are sealed. Not a germ of any kind can re
main in it.
This milk is safe, and your milkman's milk'
isn't There are myriads of germs in every
drop of raw milk.
It is wrong to take such risks.
A Whole, Rich Milk
Van Camp'? i> simply rich Holstein milk,
with two-thirds the water evaporated. Noth
ing whatever is added. Nothing is subtracted,
save water.
Here you get the whole milk.
Your milkman's milk separates- You
either get too little solids or too little butter
fat.
It separates again when you get it. So
the milk used for cooking is rarely more than
a half milk.
Compare one milk dish made with Van
Camp's with one made with milkman's milk.
Note the difference in richness and flavor.
That will be enough to forever convert
you to the use of this whole, rich milk.
A Cow in the Kitchen
Then think how convenient.
Rich milk or cream whenever you want it.
No waiting for the milkman, no shortage,
no waste.
Yet Van Camp's is the cheaper.
,It is as thick as thick cream: so thick that
you add one part water (or coffee. Yet it
doesn't cost half your milkman's price for
cream.
Add two parts water and you have rich
milk. The cost of such milk, when you buy
Van Camp's by the case, is about six cents
per quart.
Then you have no waste?no milk left over.
Sometimes Van Camp's cuts off half on the
milk bills.
Think of paying the milkman twice what
you pay for such milk as this.
Safe for Children
When you serve Van Camp's to your chil
dren you don't serve sickness with it. When
you serve raw milk, you don't know.
Van Camp's has a slight almond flavor,
due to sterilization. It doesn't taste just like
taw milk.
Explain to the child that this flavor?de
licious but different?means that the milk it
pure.
Raw milk is just as unfit as raw meat.
Pasteurized milk is the only safe milk. Be
fore long, our laws will require it.
No Other Such Milk
Don't think of Van Camp's as condensed
milk. Condensed milk is half sugar. You
can't use it in cooking.
/And don't think that other evaporated
milks are as good as Van Camp's.
Analysis of Van Camp's shows about 8 per
cent of butter fat. That's because we urn
Holstein milk and take out two-thirds of the
water. ?
A milk with half of that water left in may
be called "evaporated." But it won't be as
rich as Van Camp's.
We are preparing for you the finest milk
in the world. Please be sure that you get
it.
Van Camp's Milk comes
in 5 and 10-cent cans, at
your grocer's. It is put
np at our dairies, in five
states, by the Van Camp
Packing Co., Indianapolis,
Ind.
Van Camp Packing Co.
Indianapolis, lad.
Van Camp's Milk
Evaporated?Sterilized?Unsweetened
ICE CREAM SERVEO AT FIRE
TASTED MIGHTY GOOD TO THOSE
OVERSCORCHED FIREMEN.
Lively Early Morning Blaze at the
Chapin & Sacks Plant?Starts
in the ''Cone" Factory.
At the height of a brisk fire yester
day morning at the p'ant of the Chapin
and Sacks Manufacturing Company, 1st
and M streets northeast, the liremen were
fed brlckji of ice / ream and after the
ft?me? had beep extinguished were sup
plied satKiV-iche* and coffee. The men
were given' ice cream because it was on
hand. The sandwiches and coffee were
served later by order of Arthur Chapin,
president of the company.
Shortly before 6 o'clock yesterday
morning an engineer in the ice-making
department discovered a blaze on the
third floor of the cone department.. When
the lirtft, fire company arrived-another
alarm was sounded and later Chief Wag
ner, who tumbled out of bed to take
charge of things, turned in another, call
ing out seven additional engines and
thrpe truck companies.
The heat from the flames melted solder
on one of the large ammonia pipes and t'he
escaping fumes bothered the firemen and
kept tnem out of the building. But they
ran several lines of hose to the roof of
an adjoining building and turned three
stream* of water into the place. After
about at) hour's hard work they had the
blaze under control.
The origin of the fire is unknown, but it
is supposed to have started in the cone
factory on the third floor of the old
building.
The loss of several thousand dollars is
covered by insurance.
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j LEESBUEG AND VICINITY.
i .>
Spenal Correspondtxire of TU'- Star.
EEESBL'RG, Va., July U>, 1SW.
Much interest is being manifested here
abouts in the proposed new banking in
stitution, which will b^ opened here about
September 1. under the name of the
Farmer* and Merchants' Banking and
Trust Company. At a largely attended
meeting of the stockholders held Satur
day afternoon twenty-four directory were
elected to serve until the next annual
meeting, including Robert N. Harper of
J Washington, I>. C.; W. S. Jenkins. S. E.
Moore. J. R. Clemens, M. K. Church, F.
E. Saunders, J. B. Thomas, J. R. H. Alex
ander. A. S. Bates, A. M. Chkhester, jr.:
D. B. Tennant, George W Virts, S. W.
Norrls, L. W. Wortman, J. R. Hutchin
son, A. C. Van Deventer, H. II. Trundle,
I.. G. Oaviness. R. W. Presgraves and
Charles T. Hawling.
Immediately after the stockholders'
meeting the directors organized and
elected the following officers for the en
suing year: Robert N. Harper, president;
W S. Jenkins, F. E. Saunders. I). B.
Tennant and J. B. Thomas, vice presi
dents; J. R. Clemens, secretary, and J. R.
H. Alexander, attorney. Th*? election of
a treasurer was postponed until the next
meeting of directors, to b?> held July I t).
The new company is chartered under
the lawB of Virginia, and is capitalized at
$100.(MX) to do a general hanking busi
ness. The old Ixiudoun Hotel property
on Main street has been purchased and
is being remodeled and enlarged into an
office and banking hu<!3ing by the com
pany.
Rev. E. J- Richardson, field secretary
of the Anti-saloon" League of Virginia,
preached to the congregations of the Bap
tist and Presbyterian churches at the
former church, in Leesburg, last night.
Rev. Harry M. Muffett of the Presby
terian Church addressed the local or
ganization of the Young Men's Christian
Association at the courthouse Sunday
afternoon.
Calvary Episcopal Dedication.
Calvary Episcopal Church, at 11th and
H streets northeast, which has just been
completed, was dedicated yesterday. Rev.
Henry 1>. Phillips, rector of the Church of
I the Crucifixion, Philadelphia, preached the
dedicatory sermon, and Rev. F. I. A. Ben
nett, rector of Calvary Church, presided.
The pulpit is a memorial to the late
Bishop Katterlee, and the bishop's chair
is in memory of the late Mrs. Harding,
wif^ of the Bishop of Washington. The
furniture o: the church was donated by
j Bishop Harding.
Swift A; Company's sales of fresh beef
in Washington for the week ending Satur
day. Jul) 17, averaged 7.06c per pound.?
Advt.
GOLOEN FLOOD TO ALIEN SHORES
*
? I
It Takes Nearly Eight Hundred Ac
countants and Clerks to Handle
the Enormous Business.
Money order transactions in thb post
' offices of the country have grown to so
large an extent in the last year or two
that it now is necessary to maintain a
I force of approximately 750 accountants,
i bookkeepers, assorterH and examiners in
i the office of the auditor of the Post Office
i Department. During the first three
i quarters of the last fiscal year, ended
| June 30, there was an increase of 2.089,
j 000 In the number of money orders issued
I as compared with the corresponding pe
riod in the preceding fiscal year. The
value of the orders issued, however, was
? $28,84*5,000 less than for the corresponding
period of last year.
Average Value of Orders.
The average value of domestic money
orders Issued during the quarter ended
March 31, 1909, was $6.61. and the aver
age value of the international money
orders during the same period was $20.58.
That an immense amount of money is
sent from America to foreign countries
and that the balance is heavily against
this country is indicated by the state
ment of Auditor Chance of the Post Office
Department that the international money
orders issued in the United States, and
payable in foreign countries exceeded
foreign orders paid in this country dur
ing the fiscal year 1908 by approximate
ly $66,000,000.
In round numbers there are 50,000
money order offices In the United States,
from which 850,000 money order accounts
annually are received by Auditor Chance.
They are accompanied by 68.000.000 paid
money orders, aggregating *575,000,000.
Postmasters are required promptly to de
posit surplus money order funds, and
about 2,500.0'certificates of deposit, ag
gregating $5'i0,0i?0,000, also are received
by the auditor for official record and in
spection. The auditing of these vouchers
and statements represents 140,000.000 sep
arate transactions.
Paper Handled Seven Times.
Approximately 250,000 paid money or
ders, weighing 500 pounds, are received
at the auditor's office each day. In the
process of reassembling these vouchors
numerically into states and offices of is
sue each money order is handled seven
times, or the equivalent of 1,750,009 each
day. This work alone requires a force of
16T. expert assorterts. all of whom are
young women. The orders are distributed
among the assorters purely by weight.
As the work necessarily must be kept
current there is no loafing on the job of
an assorter.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman of North Randle
Highlands are at Virginia Beach. I>ater
they will go to their old home in North
Carolina.
Rev. Klias Auger has returned after a
vacation spent with relatives at Upland,
Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Mellings departed
todav for a visit with relatives in Laurel,
Md.
The Christian Endeavor Society of the
Baptist Church gave a surprise party to
Mrs. Samuel Utz recently. The evening
was spent in playing games, at the close
of which refrshments were, served.
C. & 0. TRAIN JUMPS TRACK.
Fireman Hurt When James River
Cars Roll Down Bank.
RICHMOND. Va., July 19.?News of a
; serious accident to passenger train No.
j 10. which left Clifton Forge yesterday
i over the James River division of the
I Chesapeake and Ohio railway, reached
Richmond yesterday afternoon.
The train consisting of one baggage car
I nnd four coaches, in charge of Conductor
Gay and Engineer Nugent, while de
scending a heavy grade just west of
Springv. ood. thirty miles west of Clifton
Forge, jumped the track. The baggage
I car and two coaches rolled down an em
j bankment. a distance of twenty-five feet.
seriously injuring Fireman Harrison an<i
j slightly brutsing Nugent. No passengers
were injured.
$66,000,000 MONEY ORDER BAL
| ANCE AGAINST US.
! POOR WRETCH HEIR TO WEALTH
CRAZY. HE'S KEPT PRISONER IN
GARRET FOR TWELVE YEARS.
His Brother. Reading "Copy,"
Learns of His Whereabouts.
Going After the Cash.
SHARON, Pa.. July 10.?Charles Be
bout. reported to have been confined for
twelve years in a filthy room at Wheat
land, where he was found recently by a
constable, is aaid to be one of the heirs
to the millions of Nancy Bebout. who
died a short time ago at St. Louis.
Constable Hallis of South Sharon, who
discovered Bebout's condition, is In re
ceipt of a letter from Attorney Frank
C. Vaughan of St. Louis regarding the
whereabouts of Bebout.
Frank Bebout, who left his home at
Wheatland many years ago. is now con
nected with a St. Louis newspaper.
Vaughan has been engaged by him to
find Nancy Bebout's heirs.
It was while handling "copy" at his
desk that Frank Bebout heard of his
brother's plight at Wheatland. The two
! were ignorant of each other's where
j abouts.
Charles Bebout is a son of Mrs. Ed
Mathews of Wheatland by a former mar
; riage. At a hearing held after the
' finding of Bebout, Mrs. Mathews said
her son was irrational and was kept
j alone in the garret because she had no
time, to take care of him. Bebout Is
now in the county home at Mercer,
where he is rapidly improving.
It is thought he will be taken to St.
Louis later to claim his share of the es
tate of Mrs. Nancy Bebout. an aunt.
AUTO STARTS TROUBLE.
j Tazewell Stirred by Advent of Big
Passenger Car.
j ROANOKE, Va., July 10.?The presence
! of an automobile, the firsi the town has
j ever had and the first many of the cltl
I zens had ever seen, which arrived at
Tazewell, has been the cause of stirring
the little city to its depths and innocent
ly creating two political factions, one
being automobile and the other being
anti-automobile. When the big pas
senger-carrying car owned by W. S.
| Crockett announced itself -with honk,
i honks the town council proceeded to give
j protection to the street car company,
: which hauls people from the depot to
the town, a mile distant, the automobile
' being a competitor of the electric line,
by adopting an ordinance putting a tax
of JCiOO on the automobile.
The mayor vetoed the ordinance. Tiie
council then passed another ordinance
regulating the horseless buggy and fix
ing the license tax at $5W. The mayor
again used the power vested in him and
vetoed this ordinance. Mr. Crockett de
clares If the council passes the high li
cense ordinance over the mayor's veto
that he will appeal to the courts and
that he will not be deprived from operat
ing his automobile by any such legisla
tion.
' ?
TRAGEDY NEAR BALTIMORE.
Negro Kills Wife and Then Shoots
Supposed Rival.
BALTIMORE, July 19.?George W. Queen,
colored, shot and killed his wife, Chris
tina Queen, about 9:30 o'clock yesterday
morning in the kitchtn of the home of
W. Murray Stirling of Dison's Hlll^
Mount Washington. Q*_een then ran to
the home of John W. Mealy, nearby, and
attempted to kill Walter Watson, a col
ored cook employed there, shooting him
through the arm below the elbow. Queen
s-ayr the woman was intimate with Wat
son.
The woman had no. been living with
Queen lor some time.
It is said he went to the home of
Joseph H. Voung of Mount Washing
ton and Ijorrowed a pistol. He says he
first went to a woods not far away and
attempted to end his own life. But he
changed his mind and returned to ti e
home of Mr. Stirling. In the kitchen he
found the woman conversing with Bewsie
Green, also colored. Without speakir.^- to
either woman Queen. It is alleged, raised
t..?*=4ilstol and tired tlM<{, the bullet strik
ing his \vW<' in thef left breast, o'ne ball
penetrating lh?* luii? ind the otheo tie
herrt.
Oueen ran ifr 'lie h< me of Mr. M -aly.
I where he found Watson at work In the
; kithen. When lie spied the pistol in
l Queen's hand Watson t'? d. As h>.- i -in
Queen fired, tho btsl'e- striking Wa'sm in
t it arm.
Queen was arrctied iaier and lodged in
Tu>vaon jail.
MANY AT CAMP-MEETING CLOSE
PICTURESQUE SETTING MARKS
OUTDOOR SERVICES.
Evangelist Spooner and Son Lead
Inspiring Song Service?Last
Day at Washington Grove.
Special Cerrespnad-nee of The St?r.
WASHINGTON GROVE. M?!..
July 19. 1900.
Despite the threatening weather of a
greater part of the day, hundreds at
tended tho closing services of the annual *
camp meeting here yesterday. They came
by train, by carriage or by automoMto
from the surrounding country, and fol
lowed the country custom of making a
day of it, bringing baskets and boxes of
dinner and supper. Showers in the late
afternoon drove a few timid ones to their
teams and home, but the majority re
mained for the final meeting last night.
A feature of the services of the last
day of camp was an open-air meeting and
religious march prior to the evening serv
ice. Gathering on the grass and walks
about the Grove Assembly Hall at 7:1.*?
o'clock, several hundred persons were led
In a song service under direction of the
camp evangelist. Rev. Arthur Willis
Spooner, and his son. Prof. D. L. Spooner.
It was a picturesque and memorable -
scene, there in the open, in the rich yel
low glow of the sunset after rain.
From the assembly hall the congrega
tion, swelled by new arrivals as the
march proceeded, and headed by the
chorus, marched to the old "Circle,"
where the old tent and tabernacle stood
for camp meetings of many years ago,
but which now is hut a circle of cottages
and flower beds. Here a pause was made
and a brief service held, the marchers
surrounding the chorus in the center of
the circle. From a chair as a pulpit T>r.
Spooner gave what he called a "two
lnlnutc sermon." Resuming the march,
the crowd, now grown to 509 or 9H0 peo
ple. proceeded to the main auditorium for
the evening meeting, the final one of the
camp. Nearly every seat in the large
building was soon tilled.
Special music was furnished for the
closing meeting. Besides the usual num
bers by the chorus, a solo and two num
ber* by a male quartet were rendered.
Miss Nettle Craig of Washington sang a
selection from "Elijah." "The Lord Re
mem be ret h His Own.*' The quartet, coin
posed of Percy S. Foster, Prof. P. T-.
Spooner. Rev. A. W. Spooner and N. P
Foster, sang "Snn of My Soul" and "The
Wayside Cross " Rev. Alfred Osborn of
fered prayer. Dr Spooner preached t'n?>
closing sermon. Taking as his theme the
"Doctrine of Redemption.
Rev. Sumwalt Talks to 2,000.
At the morning service yesterday Rer
J. W. R. Sumwalt superintendent of
the Washington district of the M. E
Church, preached to a congregation of
over 2,000. His subject was a "Heart
Message From the King." A quartet
composed of Dr. Spooner, his son, his
daughter and Miss B.. Florine Walker
sung a selection.
"What Shall I Believe Concerning the
Bible?" was the subject of which Dr.
Spooner discoursed at the afternoon meet
ing. At the close of the evening meet
ing. President Walker of the Grove Asso
ciation voiced the thank* of the body for
the excellent work in the ten-day camp of
Dr. Spooner and his son, who was In
charge of the music. A handsome purse
was presented to each. Direct results
of the camp in between fifty and seventy
five conversions, were reported.
Rev. A. W. Spooner will address the
negroes at Emery Grove, near here, Tues
day evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Kengia of
Washington were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. H. V. Hunt.
Mrs. Robert E. PV<ster. with her niece,
Miss Lyn Ingram, both of Baltimore, is
j visiting her son, P. S. Foster, in Grove
: avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Perley had as their
guests yesterday Croesdale Witts and
Emory Hall of Washington.
Tue Grove base ball team had a close
tall Saturday, but finally pulled out a
victory over (iarrett Park. The score
was 10 to 7. At one time the Park boys
j had the home team 5-o, but a fine rally
i saved the game.
Tonight thf annual ehatauqua season
' upens with a concert by the Ernest Lent
Concert Company of Washington.
Personal Mention.
John F. Williams of the hureaj of en
graving and printing and his son, John,
jr.. have gone to Atlantic City for a
week. On their way home they win atop
off at Philadelphia for a few days.

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