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MAP OF FLY CAMPAIGN DISTRICTS.
? KH.HT PRIZES OF #.1 EACH ARK OI'FERKD HV THE STAR,FOR THE GREATEST NUMBER OF FLIES KILLED IX EACH DISTRICT. District No. - is the larp.-^t of the .eight. It extends from Rook creek to Kenning road, having as its northern boundary the District line and its southern terminus Florida avenue. Next in extent of anea are districts Noa. 1 and The former extends west from Roik creek, takinsr in the remaining portion of the District be tween the Potomac river and the Districr line. Section No. 5 is hounded on the north by Florida avenue and Brentwood road, on the west by North CapStol street, on the south by East Capitol street and on the?east by the Anacostia river. ? ^ The central district is No. 4. Florida aveniie and East Capitol street are its northern and southerrt boundary lines, respectively. Its eastern and western boundary lines, respectively, are North Capitol street and 15th street. Dis trict No. 3 is west of 15th street and nortli of the Potomac river and the tidal basin, with Rock creek and Florida avenue as its western and northern boundary lines. Districts 6, 7 and 8 are south of East Capitol street. The latter comprises all of the territory south of the Ana costia river. District No. 7 is just north of the Anacostia river, with South Capitol street as its western boundary and East Capitol "street as its northern boundary line. District No. fl is south of East Capitol street, east of 15th street, east and north of the Potomac river and west of South Capitol street. YELLOW FEVER FEARED. Arrivals From Infected Mexican Dis trict to Be Inspected. Two new rases of yellow fever have appeared in San Juan Beutista, the capital of Tabasco. Mpx.. according to an official report to the State Department. Orders have been issued from the Treasury I)ppartment for a particularly close inspection of all arrivals from any where near the region of infection. Lit tle apprehension is fplt by the public health officials over the appearance of yellow fever In any of the adjacent south ern countries, owing to the modern ability to control th*> disease through the eradication of mosquitoes. Parsons. W. Va.?The town council has passed an ordinance prohibiting the sal* of cigarettes of any kind within the town limits, and has given the dealers thirty days to dispose of their present stock. Parsons has a preacher for mayor. Doyouenjqy ? Climbing mountains Fishing -for "trout Hunting big game Camping out ? Getting a coat of tan Two weeks, or longer, in the cool, invigorating air of the Colorado Rocki es will give you a new lease of lift. Low-fare Excursions on the Santa Fe all summer. Fast trains. Fred Harvey meals. Double tracks. One hundred miles' view of the Rockies. After seeing Colorado, go down to the old city of Santa F6, New Mexico, and then on to the Grand Canyon of Arizona. A?k for our Summer outing folders? "A Colorado Summer," "Old-New Santa F6," and "Titan of Chaam?.'> S B. St. John, Pass. Agt., Til (hntnitt St., Philadelphia. Pa. Phone, Market 2598 and 2509. WILL ENTER FIGHT Playgrounds Children to Help "Swat" Flies. SQUADS WILL BE FORMED Campaign to Be Carried Into Parts of City Hitherto Neglected. KEEN COMPETITION EXPECTED Health Officer Woodward and Dr. Murray Are Elated Over the Prospects. PRIZES FOR JUNE. First prize $20.00 Second prize 1-2 50 Third prize 7oO fourth prize 5.00 Five prizes of $1 each. 5.00 District Prizes. Eight prizes of $5 eaCli.$40.00 Total $90.00 Spirited competition between the nine playgrounds of Washington will, it Is ex pected. follow the decision of the Play grounds' Association to encourage the children who patronize the recreation centers to participate in The Star's anti fly crusade. It Is almost certain that the children, Instead of engaging in the warfare as I individuals, will form fly-fighting squads j to represent the respective playgrounds which they attend. The value of organi zation in campaigns of t' e kind has been proved by the success of Lay ton H. Bur dette, who, with the help of scores of boys at the Industrial Home School, won two anti-fly campaign prices, and the playgrounds children are considering adopting this plan. Many sections of the city into which the war against disease has not been carried will be covered by j the young folk. The youths are anxious to contribute something to the maintenance of the In stitutions which afford them so much pleasure and recreation and believe that by organizing they may be able to cap ture some of The Star's ajitl-fly campaign prizes, and thereby make substantial donations to the playgrounds. Importance of Co-Op<pration. In addition, It is pointed out, the chil dren realize that the undertaking Is one directed solely toward improving the > health conditions of the city and believe that the higher degree of co-operation they effect the more successful they will be in bringing about the resists desired. Then there is the distinction of belong ing to the playground which makes a bet ter lecord than the other playgrounds in a movement of such civic importance, 1 and. n.s there has never been inter-play Riound competition in undertakings other than those of an athletic nature, the plan 1 of fighting the fly in playground squads, rather than as individuals, will. It is ex pected, be adopted. The value of the prizes to be awarded 1 by The 8tar between now and the end of the campaign Is IS20. For June, July and August the flrst prizes are $20, with smaller prises ranging downward In value to |f> Ie September, grand prizes, based on the records of the preceding months, ranging in value from a flrst prize of fltW to a seventh prize of $5. will be j awarded. Competition to Be Keen. While 1-ayton H. Burdette of the Indus trial Home School |ias won two prizes and bids fair to capture the laurels of j the June contest, purely as a result of his ; having organized an army of "swatters," this contestant may look forward to ! strenuous competition if the playground children carry out their present plans. During th? last few weeks the aver age dally attendance at the nine play grounds has been about 4.000. With the closing Wednesday of the grade schools the attendance is expected to increase to 5.000 daily. The tremendous slaughter of flies that will be brought about if an army of this s^ze takes the field against the insects is incal culable. The winning of one-fifth of the prize money by any one of the play grounds would constitute a substantial gift to be made by the children to the Playgrounds Association. So elated have Layton H. Burdette and his Industrial Home School associates be come over their continued successes that they have issued a challenge to fly-fight ing clubs for the remaining months of the crusade. It now seems practically as sured that the challenge will he accepted by the playgrounds and Burdette and his friends will be furnished all the com petition they are looking for. Letters to Instructors. Director of Playgrounds Edgar S. Mar tin is preparing a letter to be sent to the instructors of the nine playgrounds con cerning the rules governing the anti-fly cagiT>algn. The instructors will be asked to arouse the interest of the children in the work and keep the Importance of the subject constantly in their minds. The decision of the Playgrounds Asso ciation to attempt to Interest the chil dren patronizing the recreation parks in the campaign was announced Saturday. It marks the beginning of a new policy, as heretofore thee hildren have had only ?play to occupy their minds. The play ground officials believe that they should be taught lessons of civic usefulness, and selected The Star's campaign with which to inaugurate the new policy. William C. Woodward, health officer of the District, and Dr. Arthur I... Mur ray, supervisor of the campaign, both are elated over the decision of the play ground officials in the matter. The lat ter already has commenced arrangements to keep a separate record for the play ground entrants. Will Rapidly Become Flyless. "With several thousand playground children participating in the campaign, the destruction of the fly in Washington should proceed at the rate of millions monthly," said I)r. Murray. "At this rate, the city rapidly will become flyless, and there is no doubt in my miftd but what, as a result of the insects that al ready have been destroyed this season, the Insect population next summer will be smaller than it ever has been. The children are the ones to rid Washington of the pest, and I believe they are going to ke?p at the task until they have made a success of it and will t?e deserving of the gratitude of every resident of the capital " I arJny ?' killers, working on HS. an^, nearby streets extended, is killing flies in such great numbers that members do not have time to pick up the dead insects, but have pressed into service small boys who follow in the track of the slaughterers and col lect the debris. Some of the swatters have such true aim and fire so rapidly that their work resembles that of a trip hammer. On cool days, or following a rain, the sharpshooters have found that large numbers of flies gather on the sunny sides of buildings or fences, and as they bask in the warmth they show sl disposition not to move any more than necessary, making it an easy matter to kill them. Boys engaged in ridding the city of flies soon learn the habits of the insects, and unless the fly residents of the District change their mode of living they are more than likely to come to an* untimely death. The unusually cool weather of this summer, according to health authori ties, undoubtedly has not encouraged breeding to such an extent as the hot weather of past years, but, nevertheless, i energetic fly killers have found plenty of the pests. The average daily quota of flies being turned into the health office, room 8. District building, is increasing. As if by magic, thousands of "flies which have been in seclusion during the rain of the last few days came out to day to feed and dry out. Dry food in traps attracted an unusual number of them, and it is expected that tonight and tomorrow the contestants will bring in large numbers of them. Most of the con testants. forced to remain indoors durin* the Inclement weather, got all their equipment in good shape and are pre pared to make a strong finish for June. Boys and glrla who enter the contest for June after school closes Wednesday will have excellent chances to win one of the district prizes, if not one of the five general prizes. The four leaders in the contest who have been working all month will fight it out among them fe'.vvs, out the other places and district prizes undoubtedly will be won by late entrants. Victor Nixon, 15, Disappears. Victor Nixon, fifteen years old, son of Thomas Nixon of East Hyattsville, Md., disappeared from his horns Thursday morning, according to a report made to tbe local police yesterday. t This Coypora <& 9c for Regular 2Be Wash Basins. THIS COUPON and 9c for regular 2T>c Seamless Bril liant Blue Enameled Wash Basins, 13-inch size. Housefurnlshings Dept. (S) This Coupon & 9c for Regular 3Bc Frying Pans. THIS COUPON and 9c for regular 35c Heavy Steel Fry ing Pans, with patent cold handle. Full llV4-inch size. Housefurnishings Dept. (S) IT PAYS TO DEAL AT OOLDCN BERGS" SEVENTH AND K THE DEPENDABLE STORE 129?c Curtain Swiss at llAc Yard. Just for Tuesday's selling?the standard 12Ha grade of Yard-wide Curtain Swiss.?good sheer quality, at 7\ic yard. In dots, stripes, figures, cord and lace effects. Wanted for summer curtains, scarfs and draperies. (Fourth Floor.) SILK and NET WAIST Regular $2,5(0) and $3 Valines A waist bargain that will cause wonder and delight?and bring us the biggest Tuesday crowd of waist buyers that ever attended a similar sale. At this amazingly low price we offer choice of hundreds of Beautiful Summer Waists? every one brand new and of the most desirable style. Materials consist of fashionable tub silks, imported interwoven tissues, nets and chiffons. The tub silks are in pretty gray and white stripes, made with pointed or square sailor collar, trimmed with rose of val lace insertion, and turn-over cuffs, three-quarter sleeves. Net Waists, in white and ecru, tucked all over with quarter-inch tucks. Waists of interwoven tissues, in light bluc> and gray stripes, with white sailor collar and hemstitched edge, finished down front with plaits, embellished with small pearl or crochet buttons. Waists of colored chiffon over striped foundation. Some have lace yokes, filet lace bands and embroidered fronts; round or high necks. Choice of navy blue, brown and violet. Nearly all sizes in the lot. Choice at 98c. f i I V i y y y t i ? y ? v I Womera's $2, $2.5(0) aed $3 Footwear. | The Halff= Yearly f Do ft* I Clearance Event ...4'* * dll? f Women who*have shared in former sales will need no urging to attend this semi-annual ? clcan-up of the small lots and broken lines of footwear. The large variety of styles, the ex- |! cellent qualities and the sensationally low price render this the most unusual economy event of the season. Choice offered of over a thousand pairs of Women's Summer Shoes, includ ing a number of widely known trade mark brands, among them "Queen .Qua!ity"==="Fasfoionda!e"==="Mayfair"=?"EqjuiiniQx" They consist of Oxfords. Pumps, Sailor and Gibson Ties, of Russia calf, patent colt, vici kid. gun metal, suede and velvet. High and low heels; patent and plain tips. Hand-sewed and hand-turned soles. " Not all sizes of each style, but every size from 1 to 5 in the lot. Sale price?ONE DOL/LAR A PAIR. T jThis Coupon & 9c for Regular 25c Pudding Pans THIS COUPON and Oc for regular 2J?c Seamless Knani eled Pudding Pans, extra deep, (t-quart size?measures fuil 1112 Inches. Housefurnishinsrs Oept. <S) This Coupon & j; for Regular 20c Saucepans. THIS COUPON and ?c for regular Seamless Enam eled Lipped Saucepans, with long handle; 8-pint si*e. Housefurnishings Dept. (8) A Remarkable Purchase of Towels At Big Savings. All-linen Towels, including All-linen Hemstitched Huck and Fringed Damask Towels; lSx.'t" inches. Value* worth 25c and 29c each. Sale price 500 dozen Turkish Towels, hemmed and fringed; bleached or brown; double-thread kind; extra large size. V-ilues worth 25c and 29c each 300 dozen 18x44 Hemmed Huck Towels, fast color red borders; close woven, absorbent huck. Regular 19c values. Sale price 18x36 Hemmed Huck Towels, neat rod borders; A.'ZJf r. soft and absorbent. Regular 10c values. Sal* price 200 dozen Hemmed Huck Towels, also Hemmed Twill Crash and Checked Glass Towels. Worth 8c each. Sale a T / Price 4?MC 36-m. Messaline, SJ ^00 Value, at Yard-wide Black Satin Messaline, all pure silk quality, extra tine woven grade, with rich. Oustrous satin face. A high-class silk for summer waists, dresses and petti coats. Tuesday's extra special at .*>0'' a yard. Cream Storm Serge, 50c Quality, at yd. ! "S-in""h rr<-am Storm Kcrjr?\ extra heavy, hard-twisted, fine twill tirade for tailored suits and s-kirts The correct dress material f>>r sea shore and mountain wear. Tuesday we offer the regular .W quality at .'59c yard H6-Warp China Mattings, 40c Quality "^jj^ Just 100 rolls of this Extra Fine Tirade Matting to sell at 21c a yard?the lowest price ever named for such high quality floor coverings. ? Palmed-flnish Lintan Straw, Mrt-warp China Matting?perfect quality and strictly reversible. Choice of checks, stripes, plaids and novelty de signs, in red, green, blue, tan and brown. Full rolls?not remnants. Regular 4uc quality at 21c a yard. ?ilk Mercerized QSmighainnis, 2Sc 8$fe Yd ?? ? A wonderful Tuesday offering of these Pretty lllack-and white Checked Mercerized Ginghams. You will like the ma terial for charming summer dresses and children's frocks, for in addition to being unusually stylish and attractive in appearance it washes perfectly. i t ? "Mendels=Make" House Dresses, j * t V i 1 I i i 79c $1.50 Values Here's a sale certain to arouse the enthusiasm of house wives. Knowing the reputation of "Mendels-make" House Garments for superior quality materials and splendid work manship, what woman will hesitate to supply a whole sea son's needs tomorrow? A special purchase, consisting of Fine Quality Lawn and Percale House Dresses, in light and dark colored grounds, stripes, figures and dainty designs. Square neck; strictly tailored models, cut extra full, with det?p skirt hem; inverted and panel back. Every garment made with the usual care for which "Mendels-make" house dresses are famous. All sizes, including plenty of 42s and 44s. f I i'fr T" 1 A maker's canceled order we obtained from a prominent skirt maker at about fifty cents on the dollar. No woman who has a need for cool and dressy summer skirts should pass up this unusual opportunity to buy \\ ash Skirts worth $1.50, $2.00 and $2.50 for 98c. They are splendidly tailored wash skirts, fashioned of double shrunk Iri^h linen, English rep, cordeline and wash corduroy, extra well made and nicely finished. High girdle and regu lar waist styles. All with deep hem. Every size. X I I | OysterWhite Gain mora Cloth, 15c grade, at J$4c yard. * J.% A record low price just for Tuesday on this stylish and serviceable white fabric. Has the desirable ramie linen finish, and is ideal in every way for separate skirts and suits. Washes beau tifully. Regular 15c value for Tuesday at 7>^c yard. emi?Anmial Shirt Sale, $11.50 and $2.(0)0 Values at 69c High-grade shirts?the overproduction of the most noted shirt manufacturer in the country. The most wanted kinds?Xcglige Shirts, with cuffs attached or detached, many with soft turn-back cuffs, and some with col lars to match. Finest materials and most popular effects. Materials of the finest sort, including imported woven Scotch madras, French percale, white butcher's linen, striped madras, plain white madras, plain colored madras, pongee, soisette, Russian cords and mercerized shirtings. Choice offered of hundreds of beautiful patterns, in light, medium and dark grounds, with neat stripes, dots and figures. All good washable colors?plenty of wanted black-and-white and blue-and-white. ALL SIZES IN THE SALE from 14 to 18. Choice of values actually worth $1.50 and $2.00 at 69c. I | ? y v ? ? V v I I V y y t * ? BOARD OF TRADE TO MEET Annual Reports and Other Business Matters Scheduled for Tomorrow Evening. For the last time until fall the Wash ington Board of Trade will meet at 8 o'clock tomorrow night in the New Wil lard. A number of important annual re ports will be considered and acted upon. A buffet lunch will be served. "River and Harbor Improvement" will be one of the subjects taken up. The following recommendations are made in the reports to be acted upon: Approval of a ship canal of ample size connecting the Eastern branch with Chesapeake bay, to be constructed and owned by the United States govern ment; Approval of dredging the channel of the Potomac river to the depth of 28 feet with a width of 400 feet from its mouth to Washington and Georgetown harbors; Approval of dredging the channel of the Anacostia river to a depth of 28 feet and preferably 400 feet wide from its mouth to the Navy Yard bridge; Approval of the Anacostia river being made navigable from Its mouth to Ben ning bridge; Approval of acquisition by the United : States of all lands on both banks of the [ Anacostia river now owned by private parties, and Approval of inauguration by the United States of a system of permanent dock improvements, etc., from the mouth of the Anacostia to Benning bridge. In Interest of Public Health. The report on "public health" recom mends approval of House bill 7G01 to prohibit the use of public drinking cups and to prevent the communication of in fectious diseases; approval of House bill 58, to regulate the storage of food sup plies in the District of Columbia; and adoption of resolutions urging the enact ment of legislation establishing an asy lum for the care and treatment of per sons addicted to the undue habitual use of alcoholic stimulants, and opium, co HJMfE THE STAR FOLLOW YOU RATES BY MAIL POSTAGE PREPAID The Evening Star, 40 Cents a Month. The Sunday Star, 20 Cents a Month. The Evening and Sunday Star, 60c a Mo. In ordering the paper or having the address changed always give old as well as new address. caine or similar drugs, and providing for the sequestration and restraint of such persons by voluntary commitment or compulsory commitment by process of law. A special report on "Potomac Park" will be presented by the committee on "parks and reservations." The annual report on "membership" will also be made. LIGHTHOUSE SERVICE NOTES. Steamer Jessamine Arrives at Nor folk, But Sails Again Soon. The lighthouse service steamer Jessa mine, Capt. Klug, which has been em ployed in rebuilding beacons and looking after aids to navigation in the tributaries of Chesapeake bay on Its western shore, has arrived at Norfolk with the repairing crew aboard. She will sail this week for work In other parts of the district. The tender Orchid. Capt. Almy, Is sup plying the light stations on the lower bay with needed stores taken aboard at Bal timore. Completing this service, she is to go to Portsmouth, Va., station for orders. The Orchid has been undergoing repairs at a Baltimore shipyard. The tender Holly has for several days been employed In buoy work in the Eliza beth river in the v.icinlty of Norfolk, and, completing this work, she will take up inspection work on Chesapeake bay and its tributaries. Inspector Ruland of the fifth district has been authorized by the bureau of lighthouses to establish beacon lights in the Adams Creek entrance to the inland waterway from Neuse river, and in Core Creek entrance to the same from More head City, N. C. Personal to the Biver Men. Capt. Paul, master of the schooner Harry S. Little, discharging ice at Alex andria, was in the city renewing ac quaintances made when he was fast here, several years ago, as master of the three masted schooner Lulie Pollard. Capt. Paul has gone to his home in New Jersey to spend a few days while his vessel is discharging and loading. Capt. John Meekins, master of the schooner May and Annie Beswick, has sold his interest in the vessel to Johnson & Wimsatt of this city, who by the pur chase become her sole owner. Capt. Mee kins will remain in command of the ves sel until a new master for her has been found. Capt. Dow, formerly master of the schooner Mary L.. Baxter, has pur chased an interest in the schooner Fair field, hailing from Jacksonville, Fla. Capt. Dow has taken command of the vessel and will employ her in the south Atlantic trade. Capt. Robert Riggin. master of the .schooner Edwin and Maude, and Capt. Jacob Galloway, master of the schooner Rover, at Baltimore discharging lumber, have gone to their homes to spend a few days while the vessels are discharging. Capt. Frank Taylor of A. J. Taylor & Bro., tugboat owners of this city, is at Providence, R. I., aboard the tug Ad vance, looking after the business inter ests of the vesseL BEATING THE RAILWAYS. Passengers Aboard Trains in Austria Charged With Conspiracy. Foreign Correspondence of The Star. VIENNA, June 2, 1012. The authorities recently made a sur prise inspection of the passenger trains running into Lemberg, and arrested no fewer than seventy-six passengers who were travelling either without tickets or with^tickets ~ which had already~~been used. A dozen railway guards were also arrested and will be charged with con spiring with the pat-sengers to defraud the state railways. The guards declare that they are un able to carry out the regulations about inspecting tickets in the corridor car riages while the trains are under way, as the passengers threaten them with re volvers and knives and then jump out of the train on to the line when it slows down before reaching Lemberg, so that they may not be stopped at the station exits. TAUGHT TO USE FISTS. Swiss Gendarmes Are Learning the Art of Boxing. Foreign Correspondence of The Star. GENEVA, June 1, 1912. M. Shampod, chief of police of the canton of Vaud, has decided that all the gendarmes under his direction shall learn the art of boxing, and has opened a school for this purpose. The gendarmes, it is stated, greatly appreciate the oppor tunity, and are enthusiastically taking lessons. It may be explained that the Swiss gendarme does not carry a truncheon, but a revolver, which, however, lie is not allowed to use unless his life is in ac tual danger. A revolver shot is always followed by an inquiry, and if the un fortunate gendarme cannot prove that he was defending his life he is punish ed or even dismissed from the service. A knowledge of boxing will, however, put him more on a level with the rougher classes. CRUELTY IS DECRIED. Animals' Protection Day Introduced in Vienna Schools. Foreign Correspondence of The Star. VIENNA, June 1, 1912. "Animals Protection day" is a praise worthy innovation of the Vienna school board which has been introduced at the suggestion of the Austrian society cor responding to the S. P. C. A. In all elementary and grammar schools the ; teachers of each class gave lectures on the duty not only of avoiding cruelty to animals, but also of protecting wild plants, especially when rare, from de struction. In the afternoon of the same day the boys and girls were taken for excursions in the woods round Vienna In order that they might see how the lessoa could be applied. Final Disposition of Commerce Tribunal Is Puzzling Issue. What will happen to the Commerce Court? The legislative, executive and judicial appropriation bill provides for its abol ishment and the President perhaps will veto the bill. The sundry civil bill pro vides for an auction sale of the furni ture of the court. If the President does not veto the latter bill, and if It is enacted in its present shape, then the court will live by virtue of the presi dential veto, and to all present appear ances will have to hold its sessions on the sidewalk. Also, the famous lighterage case, which has figured so prominently in the testi mony In the Arehbald hearings before the House judiciary committee, lias been sent ba<'k to the Commerce Court from the Supreme Court of the United States. Lawyers Are at Sea. If the Commerce Court is wiped out of existence, where will this ease go? law yers and others Interested in the Com merce Court are at sea. Several im portant cases are pending there, and other cases are ready to be presented. However, with no one knowing exactly what will happen to the court the sit uation is something akin to chaos. Suppose the President should veto the legislative, executive and judicial ap propriation bill. That would leave the Commerce Court in existence, but would not appropriate muney for its continuance right away. Then suppose the sundry civil bill should be enacted. Would a strong armed force of auctioneers plant & red flag and ring a bell in front of the court and move the furniture out Into the street? Probably not, but there was consider able talk in this city last night about the probability of the President vetoing the sundry civil bill just for the sake of that court furniture. SANITARIUM FOE BANKRUPTS. Widow in Will Makes Remarkable Disposition of Fortune. foreign Correspoud'-ne^ of Tb<- Star. BERLIN. June 8, 1912. One of the most remarkable bequests on record Is that just made by the widow of a wealthy St. Petersburg Jeweler. She has left a fortune of $1,'-J50.000 to be devoted to the amelioration and support of bankrupt business men and their des titute daughters. Hnlf the sum Is to bo spent in erecting a sanitarium for bank rupts. The testatrix sets forth in her will that men who have failed In business usually emerge from their troubles with tem porarily or permanently shattered nerv ous systems. The sanitarium Is to serve as a convalescent home for such victims "of our cruelly competitive age." The rest of the widow's estate is to be de voted to bestowing annuities upon th? daughters of bankrupts with the view of enabling theni to educate themselves for self-supporting occupations or pro fessions. The widow's relatives have given nofic? of contesting this novel will, alleging that it was made when the testatrix was suf fering from mental aberration. Burglars Break Into Store. The store of the Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company at ltf2r> 14th street north west was entered last night by burglars and robbed of $.*?.45. The money was taken from the cash drawer Entrance was gained by cutting glass from a rear window. Lynchburp. Va.?The Snowden Con solidated Slate Company has been formed and a charter applied for for the development of a slate deposit near Snowden. In the western section of Amherst county. To Prove Diabetes Curable On Monday, May fl. 1912. the San Francisco Kxaminer and Bulletin published an offer that is unique In history. as follows: "To show that the preparation, containing opium which lock* up secretioua, used so much in Diabetls KVaJeiui is wrong and that Kulton s Diabetic Couiimund. which contains no opium or sedatives but promotes secretions, U right, u-f will say that if four physicians of gi*?d standing In this city will send us ft IMaitotic between fifty and seventy years of age. etmn? enough to cftll at our office, who shows high spec!Ac gravity thirst and a large quantity of sugsr, with a letter signed by them showing the above, we will retire die Codies* Bad with this mild Infusion to help the liver saldtse tfia sugars and atarchea will attempt to return him in sixty days with half ef the sugar eliminated and specific gravity half way t*< k to the normal with thirst and symptom* largely reduced and on the road to recovery. If we fall we will publish the fact; if we succeed the physicians to acknowledge it. We want a worthy reliable patient whom we can both trust. This offer Is not In ihe nature of a contest, but to deiuou atrale tbat life can be prolonged or recoveries had In many cases of Diabetes tbat are uow dying under oodeln." Jas. O'DunneH'a Drug Store ia agent for Ful ton's Diabetic Compound. Ask for pamphlet or write to John J. Pulton Company. San Kran clsco. ?Where patients are addicted to Code In (cos tal na opium), It is often necessary te give ? uo u-ha bit forming sedative for s wfcUa.