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Widow Suspected of Complicity
in Murder of Husband
Three Years Ago.
Special lo Tie- Star.
LYNCHBURG. Va.. October 26.?Mrs.
Koxie Howl, widow of Frank Howl, the
man murdered in Nelson eoumy three
years ago by John Moore, who escaped
electrocution after conviction by being:
rescued from jail, became violently insane
in a hospital here yesterday, having
been brought here for treatment for a
minor malady from Buena Vista, where
she has been Living since her acquittal
of implic ation in he murder of her husband.
Mrs. Howl became a menace to
the hospital as well as herself, and it was
necessary to call in the police, who removed
her to the city jail, where she will
be held pending removal to the Western
State Hospi al. at Staunton.
Drank Poisoned Liquor.
Mow died fom drinking poisoned
moonshine iiquor in his home in the
mountains of Nelson county. After burial
l.is body was disinter: <d and an analysis
<h-covered poison in the stomach.
This led to the arrest of Mis. Howl and
dohn Moor?-. The widow was acquitted
. .1 Moore had to he tak?:i to Charlottesviile
for safekeeping after he stated he
g:re Mow'l the liquor just as he sot it
fron f e moonshiners. the eistilh rs having
threatened to lynch hint. The mountaineers
believed Mrs. Ilowl guiity along with
Muort. and after Moore was sentenced to
death, and before he co :!d he removed
to Richmond. he was liberated from the
jgil at Lovingston and has never been
Moore Reported Slain. .
It was always thought Moore was liberated
by the same mob that would have
lynched him several months before, because
the mountaineers did not think he
should suffer alone for the murder. Moore
disappeared, but it is cl;/med that a year
?>r so ago lie was killed by a relative for
the betrayal of his daughter, who was a
mar cousin of the fugitive.
Marion Mordon Willi . jw of Ki -d.ricksburg
Va.. and Miss Caroline tJiivia
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Tnursday night at l.iberty liaptist
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"Occoquan Lockstep" Also Probable
Punishment in the Police
If you don't think the composers of the
popular songs of the day have handled
the job in the right way, and if you,
singing in public, interpolate words into
the song which are not just right, it is
more than likely that it will cost you
approximately SUA to be paid to the
tlnanciai clerk of the Police Court. And
these new dances?the "Texas Tommy."
the "Hvattsville Hurdle," or the "Marlboro
Mop Up"?they, too, have fallen under
the displeasure of the judges of the
Police Court, and if you indulge in any
of these dances in too enthusiastic way,
according to Judge Pugli, the limit sentence
will be Imposed.
The case which brought out these developments
was in the Police Court
Thursday afternoon. Joe Rose, a German
comedian was accused.
Albert M. Chesley, a Y. M. C. A. worker.
and Francis de Sales Ryan, vice
president of the Aloysius Truth Society,
Hint to a theater, where Joe performs,
iiiitl illfl :?r?i utuiivii*.' a ' lloi tn inn^f in
Vw V V. ?iJVwhich
ho conducted himself on the
stave. They reimrtcd tin- matter to
Holluibtrger of the first police precinct.
si nil ho sent two policemen to investigate.
Tiie courtroom was crowded with
theatrical performers, who were closely
attentive during the trial. The two polk
omen who censored tin- show .Monday
pigln said they did not see or hear anything
objectionable in it. Directly after
they left 'lie stand two policemen, who
had gone to the theater later in the week
-;iid the song and s; certain dance were
1 not proper, in their opinion.
Charles Darr. attorney for the defendant.
ottered to have the alleged objectionable
song sung right there in
court, or anywhere else t: e judge should
! designate, and Joe Rose said he would go
: through his dance for the cdltication of
i the court. Judge Pugh decided to forego
; the pleasure, however.
| In rendering his decision. Judge Pugh
said as the management of the theater
; ha.l been assured by the police Monday
night that the show was not objectiona!
hie. he would make the sentence very
light. The next performer of one of these
modern dances, which is done in an objectionable
manner. Judge Pugh said.
I v. II have to pay a big tine or do the
; "Oceu'itian I-ockstep" for some time to
The da in e and the song cost >'- > each.
The tine was paid.
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Sold Into Marriage by Parents,
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ueciares Mrs. wiiour
F. Crafts.
Quoting a, former member of the
Mormon Churc-h as her authority. Mrs.
Wilbur F. Crafts, wife of Rev. Wilbur
F. Crafts of the international reform
bureau of the Interdenominational Missionary
Union, yesterday afternoon
characterized Mormon wives of the
i present day as being neither more nor
I less than "white slaves." for the reason
I that under new conditions in Utah
these so-called wives are sold into
marriage by their parents.
Mrs. Crafts made her charges at a
meeting of the Missionary Union at
tiie Public Library, and said today that
she has every reason *to believe as true
everything told her by the former member
of the Mormon Church. Hans
Freece. who is a graduate of Columbia
University, and now a practicing attorney
before the New York bar. She
said she has knokn Mr. Freece for
many years, and that before he left
the Mormon Church he was engaged in
proselyting work in England and'Denmark
l>efore those countries prohibited
the proselyting of girls for the church
in Utah.
"The condition of the Mormon woman
in Utah today." Mrs. Crafts said In her
address, "under tthe n'cw system of marriage
in force there, is worse than ever
before. Under the new system there are
no witnesses to any so-called marriaee
J ceremony, and the 'bride' doe-* not even
I see the face of the man that marries
her. t'nder the new system ttm wife cannot
use or claim her husband's name, nor
recognize him as her husband in public.
Moreover, the father is not liable for the
support of a plural wife or her children."
Mrs. George Thompson Prewltt opened
the meeting with an explanation of the
Mormon religious books. The committee
In charge of the meeting was composed
of Mrs. \V. J. H. Robinson, chairman;
Mrs. J. E. Gilbert. Mrs. O. E. Brown,
Mrs. II. S. Petrle. Mrs. James Buhrer,
Mrs. Washington Topham. Mrs. George
! T. Prewitt. Mrs. L. F. Olney and Miss
j R. E. Severing.
I The National Commissary Managers'
Association has continued the date for
the convention of that association at
l.ynchburg, Va., on May -I and -- of
next year.
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liture for sale g
nt a word each gj
Money Trust Probers May Be
Denied Data.
Expected to Term National Examiners'
Information "Privileged."
Trying to Use Executive Branch for
Work Congress Refuses to Authorize,
Is Charge.
Attorney General Wickersham ultimately
will hold, it is hfard, that in[
formation gathered by national bank oxj
aminors as to affairs of a national bank
I is privileged and that it cannoto fce used
j by and for the special committee of Con!
gress. known as the Pujo committee, that
has been investigating: the question of a
i money trust.
Early in October, when President Taft
j was in Washington for a day or so, he
was visited by Samuel Untermever, couni
sei forrfhe Pujo committee, who requested
that national bank examiners be directed
to inquire into certain phases of national
bank business and that the controller bo
directed to turn over to the committee
! all information as to national bank af:
fairs asked for by the committee.
The request of Mr. Untermeyer was referred
to the Department of Justice, finding
Its way Into the hands of an assistant
of Mr. Wickersham. This assistant has
prepared a decision, but Mr. Wickersham
himself has not acted on it and may not
act definitely for some time to come.
The understanding, however, is that if
Mr. Wickersham indorses the work of
his subordinate the decision will decline
to aid Mr. Untermeyer and his committee.
Purpose of Untermeyer.
The prevailing view is that Mr. Entermeyer
is caring little for information now
in the hands of the controller. -This information
is practically available from
maiy other sources. The iftatter of
credits and loans and the interrelationship
of large banks in New York is
easily obtained from printed reports of
the condition of banks and other publications
that show clearly what directors
of one institution are connected with
another. What Mr. Untermeyer is trying
to have done, it is said, is to get
from President Taft an order compelling
national bank examiners to investigate
the issuing and ofTertng for sale of securities
by banks and how far these banks
are connected with various moneyed corporations
in these issues.
Ke wants to go still further and ascertain,
through reports of examinei-s, what
becomes of the profits on underwriting of
securities; whether the profits go into
the assets of the bank or whether portions
of the profits are in stocks given as
bonuses that find their way into the
hands of directors and officers of the
It has been brought out that Morgan
& Co., for forming the harvester trust
and financing its securities .obtained the
Mitvt c*f tV? r^Ul ?n p/?mmnn
ncai ititviu sntin vi f ?utuw(vw **? wtuiuvt*
Such Matters Not Reported.
Examiners of national banks do not
now report upon such matters to the controller
and are not asked to do so. The
controller could direct that this information
he obtained if lie thou-ght it necessary
to the carrying out of national banking
laws and tl?o protection of the banks.
But he has never considered it necessaryIf
he did so, it is declared, the rulings of
the courts are that these reports would
be privileged, confidential from the banks.
Mr. Untermeyer, It is pointed out, is
trying to force the executive branch of
the government to secure for him Information
that the existing law holds to be
coniidential between the controller and
the banks. If Congress wishes such Information,
It is contended by those who
are opposed to granting the request for
Information. It can pass amendments to
the national banking laws directing
examiners to secure this Information as
to syndicate or underwriting operations
for the use of Congress, but the trouble
Is, it is said, that Congress has steadily
refused 10 pass propo.-ed amendments of
this kind. The Pujo committee was unable
to get through a joint resolution
bringing out this information. AH the
powers it has were conferred by House
resolution, which does not take the place
of laws passed by Congress and signed
by the President. i
It is admitted that many large national
, banks do place upon tlie* market large
* Issues of bonds for railroads or industrial
concerns, making profits in the sale
of these issues. I'nder the national banking
laws, however, they have the right
to buy and sell bonds, presumably, of
course, for investment. Limitation of
these purchases and sales would be exceedingly
difficult, it is said.
Attorney General's Position.
That Mr. Untermeyer cannot use the
executive branch of the government for
work that the legislative branch refuses
to authorize, is believed to be the posittnn
the ittnrllKV (Ifflr>r:l 1 will tnU,.
The chance has frequently been made
that several of the big New York national
banks are closely allied to Morgan
& Co.. and other big private
j banking concerns and that the banks are
' part of the gigantic combination which
it is sought to show composes a real
money trust.
J. W. Eggleston Also Will Address
Loudoun County School Event.
Special Correspondence of The Star.
L.EBSBURG, Va., October'26. 1912.
It has been announced that Gov. Mann
and J. W. Hggleaton, state superintendent
of public Instruction, will be present and
deliver addresses at the Loudoun county
school fair to be held in Lcesburg next
Saturday. The entries in the different
departments of the fair axe expected to
number in the thousands, and in addition
there will be contests in spelling and
arithmetic, and a grand parade of the
school children and teachers of Loudoun.
Music will be furnished by a brass band
and the Lovettsvllle School Orchestra.
The exercises will be held In the town
Preparations are being made for a
phantom ball at the_Leesburg town hall
lnursnay evemng. rneoau win be under
the auspices of Ix>udoun Chanter. United
Daughters of the Confederacy, for the
benefit of the Confederate monument at
Announcement has he?r male of the
marriage of Miss Lillie Elisabeth Cockerille
snd Hoy Lee Utterhack. both of near
Leesburg. The ceremony was performed
at the parsonage of the Methodist Epi.scopal
Church South, Wednesday, by the
pastor. Ilov. William M. Waters. Mr.
Water? also officiated the same day at
the marriage of Miss Effie L. Shanks and
Richard F. Beavers, both of Bluemont.
this counts-- The ceremony was performed
at the Methodist parsonage.
George W. Holmes of near Leesburg
has been elected a director of the American
National Bank of Washington. D. C.
C. Raymond Embrey of Lincoln, Va,,
has accepted a position with the Loudoun
Mr?. J. Griff Edwards, general and commander-in-chief
of the United Confederate
Choir, has appointed Mrs. Harry
Beuchler of Leesburg captain of the local
Confederate choir.
Announcements have been received here
of the marriage in Washington, Thursday
of Miss Secy Alice Royston, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. George C. Royston of
I>ecsburg. and "William Hughes of Washington.
They will reside in Washington.
A box social at the Clarks Gap schoolhouse
near here Tuesday evening was a
success, nearly 130 being realized for improvements
on the building.
Democrats Would Control Dis-;
trict Jobs if Wilson Wins, !
- Expect
to Begin With Commissioners
and Go Down the Line.
W. V. Cox, James F. Oyster, Robert
N. Harper, M. I. Weller and
W. McK. Clayton Mentioned.
The democrats are planning practically
a clean sweep of the offices in the District
government In the event of the election
of a democratic administration November
3, It is said by local democrats who are
taking an ac-tive part in the present
campaign. Starting with the District
Commissioners, there is to be, it is
asserted, a change alj the way down the
line at the District building, unless there
is good reason to retain the present incumbents,
which means in most instances
that to retain a job the incumbent must
be a good democrat
Since the democrats here became convinced
that their party would win in tire
coming election, and Wood row Wilson
was to be the next President of the
T*r?Y f Afl SJf 1 f AC? 1/vao 1 rv/\HH/>lnnn V<n*?a
w... .vw viiv iwai |/uw tiviuiia ucitxj
been scurrying around framing up slates
or partial slates for the many offices
which are to be filled in the District of
As a starter the Washington democrats
obtained from each of the democratic
candidates for the presidential nomination
a promise that they would, in the
event of their election to President, respect
the wishes of the local democrats
for "home rule." In other words,'they
would appoint Washington men to offices
in the District. And the democrats are
confident that Gov. Wilson will stand by
this promise if he comes to the White
Mentioned for Commissioners.
So far the men who have been most
prominently mentioned in democratic circles
for District Commissioners are W. V.
Cox,' president of the Second National
Dank; Capt: James P. Oyster, president
of the Chamber of Commerce; Robert X.
Harper, president of the District National
Dank; M. I. Weller and William
McK. Clayton, president of the Federation
of Citizens' Associations. It is understood
that Mr. Clayton will probably
be named as the candidate of the Federation
of Citizens' Associations, and that
they will stand behind him In the race.
All of these men are well known in the
democratic party in the District.
Henry L. West, who was District Commissioner
before the present board was
appointed by Prosider.it Taft, and who
re presented the democracy on the board,
may be a candidate for the place also,
it Is said. Already it is understood work
in his behalf has been quietly begun by
his friends.
It was an unwritten law for many years
that there should be one republican, one
democrat and an army officer on the
board of District Commissioners, But the
democrats have served notice that If
they come into power they are going to
demand that both the civilian Commissioners
be appointed from the ranks of
the democracy. They ctaim that when
President Taft appointed Commissioners
Rudolph and Johnston he did not abide
by tills unwritten, law. They declare that
Commissioner Johnston, a former army
officer, is more of a republican than a
democrat. The local democrats made a
lighting against his confirmation on this
ground when his name was sent to the
Senate for confirmation, an? in the Sen- ,
ate committee all the democratic senators,
it is said, supported them In their
fight against the confirmation! of Johnston.
Terms Expire Next January.
The terms of the two civilian Commissioners
expire next January, when they
will have been in office for three years.
The organic act of the District calls for
the appointment of two civilian Commissioners
for three-year terms, or service
may continue until their successors are
appointed. The question arises as to
whether President Taft will reappoint
Commissioners Rudolph anil Johnston for
another three-year term next January,
even if he himself is going out of office
March 4. It is believed,-however, -by the
democrats that in the event of the election
of Gov. "Wilson to the presidency
President Taft will not reappoint the
Commissioners, but will allow them to
continue in office until their successors
are appointed by tthc democratic administration.
will be a great amount of patronage
in the District to be distributed by
the democrats If they come into power,
outside of the District building. A new
postmaster for Washington will be appointed,
and It is understood that John
S. Miller may become a candidate for that
office. Other offices that will be filled with
democrats are United States district attorney,
corporation counsel, collector of
customs at the port of Georgetown, re
corder or deeds and t-nitca States marshal.
Whether Henry E. Davis, who was
formerly United States district attorney
here, would accept the p!ae<> again If it
were offered him is problematical. That
there will be many of the democratic
lawyers out for tlte district attorneyship
as well as for the office of corporation
counsel goes without saying.
An office which does not come under the
District government in any sense of the
term, but which the local democrats mean
to have a try for, is that of public printer.
Two possible, candidates for the place are
Patrick J. Haltigan and C. F. Sudwarth.
One thing which the local democrats
have made very clear is that in their demand
that District jobs be given to bona
fide residents of the District they will
seek to clear out of the District building
any employes who hffve their residences
In the states, who own property elsewhere
and do not pay taxes In the District.
Funeral of Mrs. Guthridge to Be J
Held From Sister's Home. 1
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary J. CJuth- j
ridge of 1027 Kenyon street northwest, ,
who dropped dead while placing flowers
on the grave t>f her husband at Loudoun |
Park cemetery. Baltimore, were held at ]
the residence of her sister, Mrs. Annie M. l
Thayer. 735 West North avenue, Balti- 1
more, today. Interment was also In that j
city. t
Mrs. Guthridge bad lived in Washington
at the home of ber son. Walter H. i
Guthridge. who Is one of the .superintend- '
ents in the government printing office, 1
since the death of her husband, John F.
Guthridge. July 1 last. Mr. Guthridge was
a telegraph operator, employed in this
Carrie C. Walker Made Sole Beneficiary
in Mrs. Chambers' Will.
/^Aeeta f Wolbor fa namail n a oaIa Kono
vailiC V. if i??nv* ?o " ?V?V MVHC- j
flciary of the estate of her aunt, Maria
Chambers, by the terms of the latter's i
will, dated September 19, 1907, and filed '
for probate. *
The testatrix explains this disposition of j
her property by telling of the care taken
of her by the niece after the death of '
her husband. The property Includes <
premises 325 7th street southeast. The *
niece is named as executrix. i
Charles P. Hadfield. by his will, dated 1
December 31. 1910. left all his property to
his widow, Edith 8. Hadfield. The Widow 1
also is named as executrix. <
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Progressive Speaker Declares
They Are "Contemptible."
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Congress Described as "Sinister
Bunch"?Inquirer at Third Term
Meeting Provokes Discord.
Brimming over with enthusiasm for the
progressive party and its leader, Col.
Roosevelt, nearly a,000 third-termers of
the District gathered at National Rifles'
Armory last night, and listened to addresses
by William Gillette, the actorauthor;
Senator Moses E. C'lapp of Minnesota
and others. The crowd sang "Onward,
Christian Soldiers," the hymn of
the new party, and patriotic songs, led
dv tne Jane -\aciams enorus 01 iuu women. :
Threats of a serious disturbance "arose j
when Mr. Gillette was speaking. A tall,'
gray-haired man interrupted, asking how
Mr. Roosevelt was going to accomplish
the reforms which Mr. Gillette was prom- i
ising in the name of the leader. Frank J.
Hogan. national committeeman of the
new party for the District, attempted to
quiet the interrupter, but he refused to
be quiet. In a moment he was surrounded
by angry men, shaking their fists. Cries
of "Throw him out!" arose, and one man
leaped from the gallery and dared the
"heckler" to come down into the street
and fight it out with him. Finally Mr.
Gillette and Mr. Hogan restored order and
the meeting proceeded with its business.
Assault Charge Develops.
Later in the evening Policeman Oduni
of the first precinct arrested a man who
gave his name as Thomas Stafford, tliir- j
ty-three years old, a mechanic, on a
charge of assaulting Thomas Roades, an
attorney, during the meeting. Stafford j
was locked up for the night.
Mr. Gillette devoted much of his time to i
a censure of Congress, which he termed j
a "sinister bunch of 4<h? that sits in I
Washington within the walls of the Cap- i
itol." He attacked the party in power j
and the "utterly contemptible courts of
justice." Ho declared that the courts'
of the United Stales had provod the least
efficient tribunals for the punishment of
crime in the world.
Clapp Attacks Wilson.
Senator Clapp, after addressing an overflow
meeting In the hall of the armory,
appeared in the hall and denounced the
democratic party. He attacked Gov.
Wilson because of Mr. Wilson's failure to
initiate legislation in Now Jersey against
the trusts, although Mr. Wilson professed
to desire truBt legislation.
Senator Clapp paid his respects to the j
republican party, also declaring that the:
bulwarks of that party were crushed in,
and the party on the verge of dissolution.
The presidential contest, he said, is be- ,
tween the progressive and democratic '
Roosevelt's big stock Senator Clapp defined
as the colonel's reflection of the (
people's will. It was lack of this re- ,
flection, he said, that caused the messages
of President Taft to be derided by the '
Senate. The democratic party, he declared,
is the "intellectual Interrogation j
point" and unfit to govern any growing
Discusses Roosevelt's Character. 1
Mrs. William IL Beck, widow of Brig. :
Gen. Bock, and mother of the army
a.viator, Paul Beck, spoke on the char- j
icter of Roosevelt. Dr. J. R. Wilder, one j
>f the colonel's supporters in the District, i
also made a brief address. 1
On the platform in the auditorium were .
Prank J. Hogan, William Gillette, Mrs. ,
William H. Beck, Senator Clapp and Dr. i
i. R. Wilder. All of these, with the ex- <
reptlnn of Mrs. Beck and Dr. Wilder, *
repeated their speeches before the over- '
low meeting in the hall on the ground r
loor, and besides them Galen L. Tait of 4
Maryland and Harry I. Quinn, candidate 1
'or Congress from the seventeenth dis- 1
rict of Maryland, made addresses. *
Among the notables on the platform '
vere Admiral Chester, U. S. X.; Brig, js
en. Morton, U. S. A., and Mrs. Bolva | 1
Lockwood. '
Stafford Explains. r
"I fail to see why I should he held on a <
'harcc of assault when T IV* if IB ITlc ?v.H? A a i U
'ending: myself, and I am sorry that the !
natter was not disposed of today," said ! r
rhomas Stafford when asked if he cared j r
o make any statement about the trouble r
lileged to have occurred at the third 1
:erm party mass meeting last night in
National Rifles' Armory. The case was 1
tot heard in the Police Court today.
Stafford admitted that he had inter- *
upted William Gillette, who was speak- P
ng. He said he knew it was the custom ^
>f a great many political orators to a
inswer questions asked them by their c
tearers. ' I
"For that matter," Mr. Stafford said, c
'Mr. Gillette and Mr. Hogan, who were ?
>n the platform, tried to answer my fi
luestio'n, but a crowd of men around me 1'
started closing in on me and made so
nuch noise that the speakers couldn't c
je heard. a
"Mr. Gillette was attacking Wood row r
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Stafford continued, "and I merely asked
him if it wasn't a fact that lie had put a
stop to the activities of a great many
trusts since he was elected.
Says Some One Kicked Him.
"Before he could answer a crowd of
men gathered close around me. and
made threatening gestures. Some one
kicked me, and I struck out unnaiy to
protect myself. I hit a gentleman whom
I have since learned was , John R.
Rhoades, a Washington attorney. I had
no animosity against any particular man
of the group."
Mr. Stafford says he left the hall and
had gone about two blocks, when he was
arrested by Policeman Odum of the first
precinct. Notwi.hstanding Attorney Albert
SH'.ers, who represents Stafford, objected,
Prosecuting Attorney Ralph Given
continued the case until next Tuesday
in order that several eyewitnesses of the
affair might be summoned.
The Suitland Improvement Association
is to make an effort to have the conditions
improved at the Stanton School, in
Good Hope, and to this end has appointed
a committee to confer with the District
school officials.
The installation of additional fire alarm
signals in the various buildings at the
Government Hospital for the Insane has
been completed. With the new arrangement
the members of the fire-fighting
force will not be required to depend upon
a telephone call in case of fire, but instead
the large bell in the tower of the
fire engine house can be sounded through
the central telephone office at the institution
by the pressing of a button.
The annual visitation of the great
chiefs of the Great Council of the District
of Columb.a. Improved Order of Red Men,
to Mineola Tribe, No. 14. I. O. R. M.. of
Anacostla took place last evening in Masonic
Hall. The officers of the higher
council examined the general condition
of the local tribe and highly complimented
the members on the showing that they
have made during the year. Addresses
were made by Great Sachem R. W.
Thompson. Great Senior Sagamore Dr.
W. S. Whitman, Great Junior Sagamore
G. K. Gartrell, Groat Keeper of Waftipum
J. 15. Altaian. Great Representative J. A.
Madison, jr.: Great Sannap J. J. Bunch,
Great Mishincwa C. F. Dickey. Great
Guard of Wigwam F. \V. Parks and Great
Guard of Forest Wash Evans.
At the request of the Randle Highlands
? iiizcns .-\ssociauon, me ? commissioners
liavc caused improvements to b? made to
Pennsylvania avenue from the bridge
The meeting of the .junior Daughters
of the King of Emmanuel Episcopal
Church was held last evening at the rectory
on Maple View avenue. Instead of at
the church, when Mrs. W. G. Davetiport.
who is in charge of the girls, conducted
the meeting.
"Whether Fire Is More Destructive
than Water" was the subject of an interesting
debate last evening at the meeting
of the Men's Club of the Congress
Heights Methodist Episcopal Church.
Andrew T. McNamara, Harry Schultz and
Thaddeus Duvall argued in the affirmative.
while John McGec, E. H. Kinscy and
Walter Fowler took the negative side.
Arthur B. Suit. E. B. Hemlar and W. O.
Ison act?>d as judges for the event.
Three cement block dwellings are to be
erected in Handle Highlands, each to be
two stories in height. One will be erected
at 170O 110th street and two at 27T! and
2715 Pennsylvania avenue.
About $I,Oub has been expended during
the past few months in improving conditions
at the German Orphan Asylum on
Good Hope road. A new laundry- has
been installed, new machinery and several
small buildings erected.
T. C. Pollock lias permission to make
additions to his premises on I* street between
16th and 17th streets Work is to
be pushed on the two-story brick dwelling
for John Ellis at 2616 Shannon place. J.
C. Connick is contemplating the erection
af a brick dwelling on U street above 16tli
A rehearsal of the members of the
Men's Social Club of the Esther Memorial
Chapel at Congress Heights, to take part
n the minstrel show, was held last evening
In Masonic Hall, with Charles A.
Stevens in charge.
The new officers of the Handle I Hollands
Citizens' Association are bending
:heir efforts to obtain adequate street car
facilities for the suburb. It is . claimed
:hat the present line, which operates only
i short distance, does not furnish serv
ce i-a.pu.uie 01 accommodating the large
lumber of persons desiring to use the
jtreet ears, there being only one ca~ In
iperatlon. and that on a single track. It
s planned to a?k the Capital Traction
Company to extend its lines to the sub-j
irb, they now being laid as far as 17th
and Pennsylvania avenue. It j
vould require only a short extension,
vitli one track already in position
The final decision of the interstate com.
neree commission regarding tie- petition
if the Anacostla Citizens' Association
harping discrimination by the baggage
md freight companies in the District, is
xpected to l?e rendered within the next
ew days. Thursday the final urgunents
for and against the granting of the
etitlon were presented before the commission.
Frank S. Bright and Albert E.
Jeck representing the association.
The members of the Baptist congregaion
at Congress Heights have received
I'ord from the Columbia Association of
Japtist Churches in the District that a
lorlabie chapel has been shipped from
Jew York for their use. It will cost
.bout $1,000 and will be placed on Huong
rogation's property at Esther and
Jrothers place. It is expected that the
hapel will be ready for use by Sunday,
fovember It. The services of the conrregation
have been held in the town
tall on Alabama avenue.
The police of the eleventh police preinct
in Anacostia are determined to put
. stop to the congregating of crowds of
nen and lioys on the street corners to
pend their evenings, and to this end sevral
arrests already have been made.
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ties for liver ills. I have kept
Iter case, so that my >taff of
nvalids* Hotel. Buffalo. X. V.,
cases at a distance with um i!!
?f of blood disorders and im- jj:,
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pages. Cloth-bound, sent poslif
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Demurrers in the Board Case
Are Overruled.
Will Be Forwarded to National
Democratic Headquarters?Funeral
of Charles A. Hepburn.
Speria! Ctorpspnmleno" of The Star.
ALEXANDRIA. Va., Octobr 2tf, l!Mi
'Hie demurrer* to the declaration tlb-d
in the stilt of the Board Armstrong Company
and the Board Motor Truck Company
against the Mutual Life Insurant*
Company of New York have been overruled
by Judge J. B. T. Thornton of the
circuit court for this city, and the case
will be heard at the November term of
the court, Judge Thornton presiding.
The demurrers tiled were: hirst, that
the action of the company insuring the
life of Mr. Board was beyond the powe
or authority of the corporation: second,
that the company had no insurable interest
in the life of Mr. Board.
The object of the suit as instituted by
the two concerns is to recover Che sums
of H5.000 and respectively, representing
the amounts of two life insurance
policies held by these concerns on
the life of the late Benjamin Fleet
Board, who was president of each of the
companies. Mr. Board died from injuries
sustained by a fall from a water
tower at Wake Forest, N. C.# some tirao
The complainants are represented by
Attorneys Samuel <J. Brent, <J. L. Boottie,
Judge C. E. Nicol and Charles E. Hummer,
the latter of Petersburg. Attorney
John il. Johnson represents the defendant
Will Take Part in Rally.
Plans for taking part in the odd Fellows'
rally to lie held November l'.t in
the auditorium of the New Willard
Hotel, Washington, were discussed last
night at a meeting of Potomac Lodge.
The representatives of lodges in this diairot
will go on special trains to Washington.
A class of 1-V> candidates is to
oe initiated, among whom are a number
from this district.
The lodge also conferred the initiatory
degree on one candidate and received
two applications for membership.
Announcement was made that the
giand commander of the District of Columbia
next Friday night will pay an
official visit to Potomac Lodge of this
ine sum of $500, raised by the Wilson.
Carlin and Marshall Democratic Club,
will be forwarded at once to the national
democratic headquarters. The foregoing1
announcement was made last night at a
meeting of the club. Arrangements
j were made by the members for getting
j out a big vote on election day. The
question of holding a rally between now
and election day also was discussed, and
1 it is expected that one will be held at
i the opera house shortly before the eiec!
Memorial services will be hebl at T.?li
o'clock tomorrow night at the Methodist
Protestant Church, under the auspices
of Alexandria Council, No. 5. Order
of Fraternal Americans. Ret. C. K.
Strasburg. Pastor of the church, will
deliver a sermon, and there will be a
special musical program.
Rally at Manassas.
A big democratic rally is being held
at Manassas this afternoon. The shakers
who are slated to make addresses
on the issues of the campaign Include
Representative Oscar T" rider wood. Senators
Thomas S. Martin. Claude A.
Swanson and Representative C C. Carlta.
Funeral services for Charles A. Hepburn.
who died Wednesday last In Chester,
Pa., will be held at -I o'clock tomorrow
afternoon from yuwn street,
j They will be conducted by Rev. I.. F.
I Kelly. Mr. Hepburn was twenty-six
years o:a. am, oesiae ins wiie. leaves
two children. He was a son of Mrs.
Catherine Hepburn.
Crank M. Richardson died yesterday
afternoon at the residence of Mrs. Stephen
Smith. <<"7 North Columbus street.
He was tony years old and unmarried.
His funeral will take place at o'clock
Monday morning front St. Mary's Catholic
John II. I Join v's funeral will take place
at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from i is
late residence. 21." Jefferson street. Services
w ill be conducted by Rev. T"?r. J. L.
Allison, pastor of the Second Presbyterian
Funeral servi* eg for .lames* Smith will
[ he held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon
I from his late hone on North Washington
street extended. They will be onducted
by Rev. Edgar Carpenter, rector of
Grace P. E. Church. Burial will be in at.
Paul's cemetery.
Funeral services for Miss Ada Rose,
who died at Cottage Park. Alexandria
county, will be held at 10 o'clock Monday
morning at St. Mary's Catholic
Church, Rev. I* F. Kelly officiating.
In the circuit court for this city in vacation
todav the will of the late James
B. Steiner was admitted to probate. Tlis
testator leaves his estate to his wife. Mrs.
Fannie A. Steiner, and she qualified a?
executrix. ?
Members of Fitzgerald Council. Knights
of Columbus, last night attended th.?
ltazuur at the Young Men's Sodality
I^'ceum Hall under the auspices of the
Holy Name Society.
Harry Tvunsford has been elected driver
of the Reliance fire engine hose xagtn,
to fill tlic vacancy caused by the resignation
of Cdwmrd Fornshill. who has accepted
a position in Washington. <

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